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Title: Jax air news
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: July 20, 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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i Tagged Second Time For Space Shot AidThree


P2V aircraft from
Patrol Squadron 5, based at that the aircraft will take off at ing the space capsules.A. The three aircraft will again

NAS Jax, were on the scene staggered intervals beginning at R. LaMontagne, aviation take up positions in the expected -
off Grand Bahama Island 0200 Friday morning to reassume electronics technician third class, impact area, two in the
Wednesday morning to do their lookout stations. with the first observers, was one immediate area and the thirdin
their part in tracking and The shot was originally sched- of the first men to spot the the general vicinity to await
assisting in the recovery of uled for 0700 Tuesday, July 18, capsule carrying Comdr Alan the shot on Friday.

the Mercury capsule carryingthe but was postponed, due to wea- B. Shepherd, Jr., the United Sta- PILOTING THE planes on the
second U S. astronaut ther conditions, and rescheduled tes' first space traveler, after the mission will be Comdr. Lester

who was scheduled to be Wednesday.. May 5 shot. Boute, Lcdr Edward J. McCarthyand
launched at 0800 that day, ON BEING TAGGED for the AIR FORCE CAPT. Virgil I. Lcdr. Anthony Routi.
assignment, VP-5 aircraft
pilots I
The shot, however, was "scrub- Grissom was the pilot aboard the Neither of the pilots or crew-
and have
crewmen now partici-
bed" due to weather conditionsand space craft Wednesday, with Ma- men were among the group that
pated in both space shots, assist-
rescheduled within a mini- ing in the projects by acting as rine LtCol. John H. Glenn, Jr., took part in the first Mercuryshot. r

mum of 48 hours which means lookouts in locating and recover- in the alternate spot. 4-

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First 'Middies'Arrived PROMOTED-Capt. James R.
Reedy skipper of NAB Jax.
has been selected for promo
tion to the rank of rear ad.
NAS J11XI miral.



Jax Tuesday Capt. Reedy


The first of three groups of I
Naval Academy midshipmenwho Vol. 19 No. 16 U. S. NAS JacksonrilU.. Fla. 20 July 1961 Selected As

will undergo training at
naval air installations in Flo- Master Mechanic Rear Adm.This

rida during July and August, .

arrived at NAS Jax Tuesday wH Position At O&R has been a week of

July 18. congratulations for Cap

The three groups, each com- Goes To PurcellThe James R. Reedy, commandingofficer
posed of about 270 second class of NAS Jax, who was

men, will receive, indoctrinationin progression from journeyman one of 36 line officers approved -
the fleet phase of naval avia- mechanic to a top IVa by President Kennedy
tion here and at Cecil Field, (Blue Collar) management posi- for promotion to the rank of
Sanford and Key West Naval tion in the Shops Group of the Rear Admiral.

Air Stations. Totalling nearly Overhaul and Repair Departmentat Captain Reedy, who has been
900, they will arrive here from NAS Jax, was culminated with commanding officer here since
Pensacola. the promotion last Friday of July 1959, will be assigned soon

THEIR indoctrination at NAS William L. Purcell to Master to new duties in his new rank.

Jax will include training with Mechanic. He was skipper of the Air-
Attack Squadron 44, Fleet Air Purcell has been assigned to craft Carrier USS Lexington
11 the Metals Division of O&R. As prior to coming to Jacksonville
Wing Heavy Photographic : :;
Squadron 62 and Light Photo- ::: Master Mechanic he will be superintendent and was the first man to fly his

graphic Squadron 62, and the 4. : of the Metals Divi- own jet aircraft onto the ship
Overhaul and Repair Department.At sion. His responsibility is that of that was to be his command. He

NAS Cecil Field, they will coordinating the mission of the led the Lexington and her 3,000
train with Fighter Squadrons division so that production officers and men through the difficult -
174, 32 and 161. schedules assigned to O&R by days of the Formosan crisisin
the Navy are met. August-December 1958.
At NAS Sanford they will view DURING HIS approximately In a conference with depart..

all-weather attack techniqueswith 20 years at NAS, Purcell has ment heads Tuesday, he expressed -
UP AND AWAYYYYY-Not to be outdone while awaitinga I
Heavy Attack Wing 1.
held IVa supervisory posi- for the fine
replacement propeller for this AD6 "Skyraider" at VA.165 every deep appreciation
Going on to Key West, the mid- last week E. L. Nelson aviation electrician's mate second class. tion leading to Master Mechanic. support given him by his staff
shipmen will receive training by took it upon himself to help speed up placing the plane backin lie began his employment hereas and all hands. "Such a thing is
Fighter Squadron 101 and witness the air by fashioning and attaching the cardboard propeller an aircraft mechanic, general, not possible without the out-
shown here to the craft. It probably won't "get the ship off
aerial antisubmarine exercises,
at O&R in August 1941. One standing assistance and
year supportof
the ground" but it did get many laughs in the area and the
plus indoctrination in submarine squadron went along with the gag by reporting that the new later he was assigned duties as many people. I would like to
prop is now undergoing a period of test and evaluation. instructor and was subsequently express my sincere appreciationto
THE GROUPS will be here for -- promoted to snapper, leadingman all hands." he said.

almost two weeks each. The first aircraft mechanic, general quar- HE IS THE second officer who
group is scheduled for the period End Near For NAS (Please Turn to Page 6. Col. 5)) (Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5))
July 18 to 29, the second group
from July 29 to August 12, and .
the final group August 12 to 25.
Following their Florida training Jax Insigne ContestA 3rr y.i 't'K4

they will depart for Philadelphia, R
Pa., for instruction at naval facilities -
little over a week remains for personnel to submit

there.Don'fCieofYour. their entry in! the NAS Jax. insigne contest. I
The contest, being conducted to i
performed by the command,
select an official Insigne for the I
which is primarily that of fleet
Station, is open to all military .
/ support.
and civilian personnel aboard
Entries must be submitted to
the Station, and will be closedon
Welfare FundDid the Service Information Office,
July 31. All designs are to be
Box Two, Main Administration
you }know that basedon submitted by the close of work- Building.
current monthly figures of ing hours on that day in order to

the bottle drink vending ma- be eligible for awards.
chine operations aboard this THE WINNING design will O&R Hosting East
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Station, the annual cost of bot- bring a $50 U.S. Savings Bond
tle losses will approximate while second and third best will Coast 'Copter MeetAll

$5200 each be good for a $25 Savings Navy activities operating
BQnd. helicopters on the East Coast arrived -
R'
This means that the Station's : {c cL1t
welfare fund will suffer to Entries have been pouring in at NAS Jax Wednesday fora
that amount, since the cost is since the middle of June when three-day helicopter confer- I
a direct loss to the fund and the Station's search for an in- ence with the Overhaul and Re-
is money that would be used signe of its own was announced. pair Department as host.
Personnel individually Also attending the conferenceare L-
for the benefit of all person- may .
nel. submit as many entries as they representatives of the Bureauof
wish. All designs will be con. Naval Weapons and various
Cooperation of all hands is I
sidered selected helicopter manufacturing com-
by a specially
urged to stop this waste. All panel of judges as separate de- panies. ATTAINS HIGHEST STATUS-William L. Purcell (second "
are urged to return empty from right) receives hearty congratulations on his promotion to I
bottles to racks provided at signs. The session is being held to Master Mechanic with Overhaul and Repair Department last
each vending machine and ALL DESIGNS must follow promote a better exchange of Friday. On being promoted he reached the highest position in I "
should not throw them in the instructions as listed in NAS ideas on helicopter maintenanceand the "blue collar" field. Showing their interest and approval of
the promotion are (left to right) Comdr. Arthur R. Wooldridge.O&R .
closer work-
Jax Notice 5030. The insigne, as to encourage a
trash baskets or on the Production Manager; Capt. James R. Reedy. NAS Commanding .
grounds. pointed out in instructions, ing relationship between. Fleet Officer, who presented the promotion certificate; Pur-
should symbolize the mission units and O&R. cell; and Capt. Robert E. Clements Acting O&R Officer.


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20 July
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; Showdown With Communists Is OnWeMustFaceTheFactsOfLife. I

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Jacksonville
Capt. James R. Reedy.. Commending Officer
Comdr Wilier J. Schub Executive Officer By Eric Sevareld that he has short-range mis- violence and chieftainship, is
FLEET AIR JACKSONVILLE; NAB 6ND
Rear Adm. Joseph M. Carton ....... Commander I hope American nerves are sile emplacements aimed at capable not only of economic
Capt. Greysfon H. Weber Chief of Staff strong; I know American the lovely white city'of Miami modernization but of parliamentary

Capt. Renfro Turner, Jr....__ Fleet Air Wing Eleven _?_ Commander heads are befogged.The and would we care to test democracy.
Comdr Murlin W. Alley __ Chief Staff OfficerCommanding showdown with the his will to use them.I THEY MUST LOVE the
Naval Air Technical Training Unit IMAGINE THEY play an liberals with social-worker
Capt. Robert J. Fleming Officer Communist world conspiracyis of "Can You
Comdr. Eugene F. Verdery __ Executive Officer on. We have entered the uproarious"game mentalities who do not grasp
Naval HospitalNaval final stage of the long strug- Top This? reading selected that illiteracy, low wages,
_.___ Officer the British and
Capt. R. O. Canada Commanding items from concentrated landownership
determine if ,
can
to
gle we
Capt. Stephen H. Toltnt. Executive Officer American The passionate and not
hold world shortof press. so on are "socialproblems" i
position
our
. Air Reserve Training Unit
socialists
Capt. F. H. Holt___._._ ..Commanding Officer a great war. We are in that claims of British but integral parts
Comdr. William M. Miller___.___....._....___Executive Officer stage because Khrushchev has that Britain will have more of a system of life and there-
Printed with funds In Jacksonville Florida at if it give
commercially non-appropriated decided He will act world influence up fore enormously resistant to
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July we are. atomic must bea
its weapons change by
1958. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air accordingly, which will forceus quick anything
Jacksonville, Naval Air" Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing to act accordingly-if we consistent funnybone tick- less than the "tolatitarian
11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U.S. Naval Hospital. clear heads. ler. These days they must disciplines" the same liberals
Service Information Officer...__-..._.-.___....Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnls Jr. can our particularly cherish i the abhor. must love
Assistant Service Information Officer......... ...............Andrew H. Planey He did his best at Viennato the They the
Whitehall-Lippman o ry liberals who assume that be-
New Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb; Staff-Mae Spencer JO1; Sandy Martinson,
JOSN, Ralph Bailey, AA. Photographer-lleane Solomon,'PH2. make us understand, justas that if we show willingnessto cause a Marshall Plan workedin
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and In. Hitler did, time after time.It renegotiate West Berlin, modern Europe, a similar
ternational Councils of Industrial Editors. is wrong to think Khrush- the Reds will obligingly giveus plan can work those
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material among
chev said nothing new. Whenhe II the table
at a
bargaining regimes of Latin America
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographs
unless otherwise credited, are official U.S. Navy Photographs! said, in effect, "No negoti- stronger position than we where statistics are wild gues-
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone ations or anything unless it have now. ses, where trained economists
extensions 8164, 656, 272 or 216. suits us tactically, no disarm-I
Surely they adore readingthe I hardly exist, where economic
ament agreement, no test- worrying, hair-shirt ar- .planning is finger painting,
stoppage agreement, no U.N. guments that the United where as between countries,
A Seat Belt In Your Car save on our terms, no letup onBerlin"when States must not do this or there is very little backgroundof
he said all that because it will offend communications, normal
this, he was saying: "We have "world trade intellectual interest
opinion, knowing as or even -
you. Why go on with the they do that there is no such in one another.
Is Added Insurance! "
chess game? thing in the moralistic sense- The in the Krem-
HE the proof of which is that gamesmen
HAS CONCLUDED that
lin must smile in their
sleepas
after all their crimes includ-
,
the alliance
With the number of automobiles traveling our highwayson western cannotbe they realize how deeply
ing Hungary, they enjoy more
the increase yearly, the number of deaths growing out pulled together, that North influence and ingrained is the American
Africa will be wide respect in the
of auto accidents, in the U.S. in a few years will reach soon opento world then illusion that a ton of wheat
Communist ever. They must
astronomical proportions, says a National Safety Council exploitationwith love the BritishAmericannotion can offset a ton of Communist
Central Africa to follow
,
spokesman. artillery shells, that a squadof
that Southeast Asia is rapidly that the bosses of the
"Slaughter on the Highway", is no longer a phrase. It'sa crumbling into Communist new "neutral" nations are Peace Corpsmen is a match

cold, hard fact. More persons are being killed in auto hands, that our LatinAmerican somehow more highmindedand for a squad of guerrilla fight-

accidents daily and the number will grow and grow until the flank is being turned. He spiritual than those of the ers.BUT

public comes to the realization that something must be done, is now sure that the great committed nations. I HOPE they frowneda

and quickly. game of isolating the United THEY MUST HAVE shaken bit when they read the

SAFETY EXPERTS ARE WORKING hard on the prob-- States, then impoverishing it, their heads in happy disbelief angry retort of Defense Secre-

lem, but in the meantime, the, driver himself can do a lot to then breaking its will, is all when they read that con- tary McNamara when he
prevent accidents. Many adopt the attitude that "It won't over save for our helpless, servative newspaper executives heard for the umpteenth time

happen to me", but you have no assurance that you won't be threshing convulsions, which I calling on the Presi- the pious theory that the

involved. Bearing this in mind, it appears to be good sense to will be interesting and from 'dent, said "No" when he asked Communists were gaining in
take every precaution against being injured. time to time dangerous.No if Laos and South Vietnam be-
they accepted his
I premise cause the regimes there are
Responsible car owners carry insurance to protect them doubt there are after- I that the United States "unresponsive to the people's

from monetary loss. It is good sense then to provide safety hours Kremlin parlor these games in the has entered the most critical needs. A burning sense of

devices to insure against serious injury or possible loss of for example nightsbettingpools on the period of its history reality on a short fuse can

life, as one step in this fight against "slaughter on thehighways" precise month when the Uni- And they must love the make a quiet man shout (as
I'm afraid it makes me shout
ted States, driven desperateby large school of American liberals these days), and McNamara
One pf these, safety devices that has already proved its Castro's subversion of who assume that any shouted that the Communistsare

value, is the auto seat belt. Surveys have shown that the other Latin regimes, threatens given country, however bar- gaining in those countriesfor

seat belt will save lives and reduce the number of serious to use force, whereupon ren and illiterate, however very simple reasons knownas

injuries which occur as the result of motor vehicle crashes. Castro laughingly points out profound its background of guns, bombs, fighters, and

YOUR CHANCES OF SURVIVING a serious accident' 9.'W.,"'...,. ._, ..-_.Y-. _.JN-......__-_...-___.. threats.

are' far greater when you are contained in the car aided bya < Frightened people in. a

seat belt. Many people think that the only time the seat score of desperate countrieswant

belt does any good is if the car turns over. A seat belt is to be on the winningbut

important in many kinds of accidents. It could prevent most not necessarily the moral start
side; and we have to
injuries resulting from low-speed crashes or quick stops in winning soon. We are goingto

which a driver or his passenger is thrown forward in the lose in several more places

seat. Besides the safety factor, the belt keeps you more t 'tb\\ before we do. We may as well

secure on winding mountain trips or on long cross country face the fact that we will also
afford
-
tours. After you use the belt, experts say, you find you can lose in places we cannot
drive with to lose, until and unlesswe
actually longer less fatigue-and there's a certain

security in knowing its there in case something happens. are willing to fight, no
\ matter the reproving editor-
THE DRIVER HAS A FAR GREATER chance of control f
ials in the Manchester Guar-
over his car and avoids the risk of being thrown from the *
f dian no matter what the tem-
seat or losing consciousness if he is held by the seat belt. "world
backlash of
It is estimated that the risk of death to occupants who are porary

ejected from cars during accidents is five times as great opinion" may be.

compared to those who remain inside the auto. The relations between na-

tions are not the same as those
With increased interest being shown by car manu-

facturers, federal and state agencies, the American Medical between individuals. We can

Association, National Safety.Council and others in the valueof afford to lose everything-

seat belts for motor vehicles; the Navy in Jacksonvillehas except respect for our

started: a campaign to enable owners of vehicles aboard .. L_ strength and determination.Lose .

this station to install seat belts for safety. **Tmiaininnnmmm that and Khrushchevwon't
WISE DRIVER Robert F. Cape and
constructionman down
V.I bother sit
For the thinking man, seat belts which equal or exceed Division. Public Work Department, fastens his safety seat be'lt to ".
prior to going for a drive. belt talk to "No.
Safety again even say
surveys have
national standards available at the shown that
are Navy Exchangefor the seat belt will save lives and reduce the number grantedby
of serious (Permission to publish
authorized patrons. Arrangements have also been made injuries which may occur as the result of automobile accidents. All
Safety belts are now avaUable for Hall Syndicate, Inc., 1961.
for installation of the belts if this service, is desired. at the Navy Exchange for authorized installation on private autos
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20 July 1961 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3



Channel Cold War Suggestions From

I -II

WAVE \ All Hands Are Still DesiredThe

Cold War Advisory Panel is in need of suggestionsfrom

:; all personnel, military and civilian. The suggestions
News that all Waves 3
attendingthe w ? ; tti should point up the idea that the United States is not an ag-
19th to be
Anniversary party <" gressor nation; that, in fact, it is a benevolent power; a power
held this coming Monday, July \ ready, willing, able, and in a strong position to provide im-

24, have been waiting for, was p mediate help to our friends and allies in the event of any
announced during the July meet-
disaster-whether natural manmade.in .
ing of the Wave Council and ,,_ addition H.. __ _"or_ __ _
me suggestionsshould
NAS Waves. The good news was contain the idea that the

the menu which includes such best defense of democratic ide-

tantilizing items as ham, beef, ology is active resistance to com- //Fa'

turkey, potato salad, macaroni munist doctrine.

salad, cole slaw, baked beans, Although some countries have

French and white bread, cheese, capitulated to communism because Ask UsWhat

butter, pears, coffee and punch. of military aggression and

Dinner will be served from some because of economic war- steps do you think couldbe

1800 to 2000 and the Cutting ofa '.. fare, most are said to have suc- taken by the command and

three tiered, square shaped cumbed because the majority of all individuals to bolster the Interest -

cake decorated in blue and gold e: people in those countries did not pride and "esprit de

will follow at 2000. At 2030, there know what the threat of com- corps" of both military and civi-

will be a Grand March, breakinginto t>Hnr munism was lian personnel at NAS Jax and

a waltz and dancing then That is why it is necessary for cause them to be more proud and

continuing until 2400.. everyone to put their knowledgeof sensitive about maintaining the

THE BIRTHDAY party will be kI communism to work, not only cleanliness of working areas,

held at the Bluejackets Inn. Ser- for our country, but for the un- quarters, recreational facilitiesand

ving as hostesses will be Eliza- informed of all nations. the Station in general?

beth Kalmbach, radioman sec- Cold War ideas may be sent "I think it should start with
via the NAS Of- the officers first. Division
officers
ond class; Eleanor Davis, yeoman Commanding .... ...
second class; Rae Vasquez, radio- ficer (Code 06)) to the local Cold r i and department

man second class, and Norma War Advisory Board, which will i.,.. 7; heads shouldorganize

Twyne, chief dental technician. in turn, forward clearly accept- orS

Mary Wilson, seaman apprentice, able suggestions to the Cold War 5 rw ; direct clean-up

who has had professional experience ::7 <: Advisory Panel in Washington. ,:;..;: parties to keep

in floral arrangements, is ; up the appear-

arranging the floral centerpieces.Also SSS ance of their

discussed at the meetingwere First Aid /(nowHowGivenFree Each particular division area.

new hours for recreationalclub
would be involved
activities and practice. Drill ., 'I'' -
.S "" "'
Team and choir members met / Christophemaintenance i in the

July 5 and decided to combinethe I of the command this
To All
HandsAre
two organizations so that way." Edward W. Christopher,

members could be in both. Choir RM3, USS Saratoga.
you prepared for an accident -
rehearsals are now held each ? Almost everyday someone "Weekly recognition in Station
Tuesday night at 1800 and the paper should be given to the
encounters an accident of
Drill Team practices each Wed- an individual or ''''''/'N',_..,''. '::.:n.,:."... .,--.
emergency nature either at home, "': "'>>"'>>" .
nesday night at 1730. At the at work or in the community. groups who.[: k'" .

moment, the Choir is rehearsingthree Everyone, therefore, should maintain their .'

to four nights a week for have a good working knowledgeof working brea,

the theme song "My Blue Heav first aid. A composite courseon living quartersor

en", to be at the birthday ,. '' 7erayk:?< ., .. ., f' ,, S. ... other facili-
sung '}' 7 ; :f; ; ; }ti;ff>; ;;}::o+ / tY. ny. this subject is now being
::Y.ti4:Nr.tr.ri:t 7tSvn n.Ara>,{r::nri44}} ;v.f'iYm': : :rns.:hCsr4t0G''fD:{:+:,hrk X+.1fdsiti4.:f.r% SaK This f"
party. aboard the Station ties. recognition -
given for
SIMILAR BUT SO DIFFERENT These two views of all
DRAMA CLUB chairman Bev- buildings aboard the station are similar in construction but ex- military and interested civilian would

erly Coddington, photographer'smate tremely different in appearance. The top photo presents a neat personnel. A one hour lecture bring out the
third class, transferred to well kept appearance with grass trimmed and no litter about. commencing at 1515 Thursday in pride in otherIndividuals
However the bottom photo of a similar area is 'unkempt and
NAS Alameda, Calif., has been the lower lecture room of Build- or
taken
litter strewn although the building is occupied. Have you "
relieved by Sandra Doll, radio- note of your quarters, squadron or working areas lately to see ing 955 is given weekly. groups and they Qoldner
man seaman. how they might shape up in just such a comparison? It is our THE FOUR SUBJECTS to be too would take more pride in

Another example of good will duty individually and collectively to keep NAS Jax lookingneat covered during the month are; these areas." Lt. Robert R. Gold-
trim both action and lets turn to.
and by example so
local "distaff sailors" extended first week ner, in transit.
by rescue breathing and
.... .. ..
to our allied seafarers was the artificial respiration; second UM 0 r e recreational facilities

recent visit of three NAS Waves Miniature Command Insignia week, shock; third week, hemor- should be provided for the men

aboard the Pakistani ship Madad- rhage and fourth week, fractures. r..ow. W Ali \ in lower rates

gar.VICTORY To Become Regulation SizeA First aid is the emergency ; .e .< and better facilities -
BARNETT. seaman treatment given to an injured 5 i for their

apprentice, Molly Crawley, sea- miniature version of the command at sea insignia for person before a physician arrives off-duty hours.

man apprentice, and Jan Achard, Navy officers will soon become the regulation size for dailyuse and, if administered properly, .1 I think the men

aviation storekeeper airman apprentice to be worn on all occasions except when full-size medals may save the victim's life. On I ,' would I keep

went to Naval Station Ftrrr(..> ,u- rnd. I the other hand, if given incorrectly i their facilities
v
Mayport on July 7 to visit the The large-size insignia, now- mendation ribbon the--star will I' could be more detrimentalto clean becauseof

PNS Madadgar and were givena being worn, will then be used on be centered immediately below I the victim's health than if 4 the service

tour of the ship and served full dress occasions.The the ribbon. If the wearer is entitled none were given.In '' S... giving themsomething.
dinner in Pakistani style. miniature insignia, pres-
.
to wear the Defense Identi- rescue breathing a film is
The Waves who ate mutton and ently in production, was also authorized would
fication badge, it will be worn used to demonstrate the now Gross They
November when the -
chili sauce, pulse vegetable and last and then have in maintenance
below the star in all cases. accepted recommended more pride -
enjoyed the dinner even insignia was first created and
spinach The order directing use of the "mouth-to-mouth" or "mouth-to- I because it would show
diameter of the stand-
the
is half
though it took some patienceand miniature command star is expected nose" type of artificial respira- that the service cares about
practice to dip bread into ard size. them." William P. Gross
and M/Sgt. ,
to be signed soon
very
food which suffices for forks, The original standard size was tion.MILITARY
679th ACW.
details of the rules will be statedin PERSONNEL at-
in with the De-
comparison
and knives in Pakistan. set
spoons Indentification a forth-coming change to uni- tending the course should haveno "Maintenance of the Station or
the girls partment of Defense -
off the dinner
,
Topping
Wil- form regulations. trouble with first aid ques- any station should start with the
Adm. I
were served Pakistani tea. Badge, said Vice tions in their advancement in individual. If "' """.."" ......... .,....y..." .
Men of the Madadgar, gave the liam R. Smedberg, Chief of Naval I r". ."oY ">$<.
rating tests in each i individual :. .
or
'l
answering
miniature Pakistani flag Personnel. In use, however, it Roemer Is l" 'A
Waves a Comdr.
similar questions that be would endeavor I." ; ;
and completed the day by touringthe was discovered that this size was may :: t S; .J.j':
asked them
during the forthcoming to clean up his : }X'
USS Shangri-La, also dock- too large, particularly for wear New VAP-62 Exec
ComSix inspection to be held own mess we .Jt
Returning the on khaki uniforms.It t
ed at Mayport. Waves toured was decided to change the Comdr. Robert Roemer became July 27-28. Of far greater im- wouldn't have \ ,.,,.:. ".{:;, Ii!
compliment, the for normal use executive officer of Heavy Photo- portance, however, will be the the over-all : ,<$'>' '1
the Pakistani size of the badge
NAS Jax with fact that attendants will be of r'i.t,
problem ,
;
rather than change the locationof graphic Squadron 62 last week I'
.
Navymen.An miniature the transfer of Comdr. trained to some degree as first main tenance. .
the ribbons and upon
: ',,' .'
medals. Ward L. Berkey to Columbus, aid men and may some day be People not only : m/, ;.
Alaskan who was getting instrumental in should clean :;. :
saving
Texan Where is the badge to be worn Ohio, where he will serve as a ship- up
tired of hearing a com-
mate fellow citizen's life. after
or themselScollis
now? Officers in command will a Bureau of Weapons Repre-
being
about his state now
plain
side sentatives with the North American ves where they live but also
the right
said "If wear the star on
the second largest ,
only about being immediately above the pocket, Aviation Corporation. The USS Iwo Jima (LPH-2) is when they attend various func-

you don't shut up state we'll or, if there is no pocket, in the Comdr. Roemer had been ser- the Navy's first amphibious assault tions at recreational facilities
second largest "
the
relative position.If ving as VAP-62 Operations Of- ship built as such from the here. Walter Scotlis, ADRC,
Alaska in half then you'llbe same '
split number three." the wearer holds a unit com- ficer. keel up. Leading CPO, Special Services.




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NX Starts Newborn



Baby Photo Service



I At Naval Hospital


The Navy Exchange Newborn

Baby Portrait Service, located in
Building H-2009 at the Naval
'Hospital, began business Wed

nesday, July 12, by taking its
first photograph of little Linda
Lee Dobson.

Two-day-old Linda, helped
launch the new facility by posing
from her crib where a special
camera took her picture. She is

the daughter of Billy Dobson,
ship's serviceman second class,
NEW CHAPLAIN Capt.W. .
and his wife Sugi o.
S. Peck hat taken over du-
ties here as NAS Senior Chap The new facility will take a
lain. He relieves Chaplain picture of each baby born at the
Charles D. Beaity who has Hospital and photos will be
departed for Bremerhaven printed in black and white
on
Germany. Capt. Peck has been
a Navy chaplain for nearly 21 matte paper in two sizes; frame
years and came to Jax from size of five by seven, and wallet
the Fleet Marine Force, At' size of two-and-a-half by three-
lantic. where he was supervisor and-a-half.

of chaplains. Parents may order L

of photos which will MISS-Only two-days-old and weighing five pounds little
Capi. W. S. Peck the day after they first photograph to be taken by the Navy Exchange Newborn
photos are reasonably on July 12 at the Naval Hospiial. Present for the first per-
( ) Capt. R. K. Brooks Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology Service;
Is New Senior who actually took the photo by pressing a foot pedal;
Acfm. Officer and Capt. R. O. Canada, Commanding Officer of the


HAS Chaplain Is Named

Capt. W. S. Peck has arrived VMA-142
at NAS Jax to take over the duties Fleet
of Senior Chaplain. He comes Rear Admiral rr

to the area from Fleet Marine Donald, Commander
Force, Atlantic where he was Division Six at. Mayport.'a Training
Supervisor of Chaplains for 27 Station has been
months. mander of the Sixth Edwin P. Glease, Marine Thursday, July 20

Chaplain Peck relieved Chap President. He was also Reserve, arrived at NAS Mainside-Angel Baby, 1900
lain Charles D. Beatty who left for the rank of vice annual two-weeks summer only

in June for duties in Bremer Admiral McDonald NATTUnit-Blood Alley, 1900
haven, Germany. ceed Vice Admiral only.
warrior" sessions, this is the
The new senior chaplain has Anderson Jr., who time in some five years Hospital-The Last Rebel, 1900
spent nearly 21 years as a naval selected as Chief of the members will have per only.
chaplain and says that he tions, effective their
summer training at Friday July 21
considers his military duties Rear Admiral S. J. .
lieved Admiral Mainside-Twinkle and Shine,
much the same as civilian mini will
Squadron
pilots complete 1900 only.
sterial work. liThe environment ComCarDivSix in transition from F9F-8B "Cou
held aboard the NATTUnit-Angel Baby 1900
,
is different, said Chaplain Peck, jet aircraft to A4D "Sky-
"but people are people no matter day of last week1 at during the training per only.

where or how you're serving." iod, with mechanics, ordnance- Hospital-Blood Alley, 1900

He is an ordained minister of men, etc., undergoing schooling only.
the United Presbyterian Church in maintenance and operational Saturday, July 22
and served as pastor of the United procedures peculiar to the "Sky- iMainside-Visit To A Small
Presbyterian Church, Scotts- hawks." Planet, 1900 only.
ville, N.Y., for two years after On hand to welcome the NATTUnit Twinkle
and
being ordained: "weekend warriors" aboard was Shine, 1900 only.
In 1940 Chaplain Peck left the Miss Gloria Brody, Miss Duval
Scottsville church to become a County of 1961." Hospital-Angel Baby, 1900
only.
naval chaplain.On The 58 enlisted men and 23
Pearl Harbor day Chaplain pilots, all civilian reservists, come Sunday, July 23

Peck was aboard the seaplane from Tampa, Orlando, Miami, Mainside-Warlock, 1400 and
tender, USS Curtiss. The Curtiss Jax, Gainesville and the north 1900.

was badly damaged, suffering 25.. central Florida area.Reuppers NATTUnit-Visit To A Small
percent casualties among the Planet, 1400 and 1900.HospitalTwinkle .

crew. Chaplain Peck however, and Shine,
emerged uninjured. "I have been To Get 1900 only.
shot at," he recalled, "but I have Monday. July 24

never been hit." Choice Of School Mainside-Silent Call, 1900
The rest of the war years the I only.
Chaplain spent aboard the USS All Navy personnel in pay
Randolph and at Guam. grade E-5 and above may now I NATTUnit-Waflock, 1900 only.
be guaranteed a service school Hospital-Visit To A Small
He has seen much service with
upon reenlistment if they meet Planet, 1900 only.Tuesday .
Marine units and at Naval Air
Stations and served as Division the requirements for entrance July 25
to the desired school.
Chaplain for the First Marine Mainside Tammy Tell Me
Division in Korea in 1951 and Those who do not desire True, 1900 only.NATTUnit8Uent.

1952. He was awarded the Legion training in a "B" school may Call, 1900
of Merit with Combat V for his I, request any school listed in only.
Korean service.Nursery. the Official Bulletin of Schools
Hospital
Warlock
for which 1900 only.
.;!: they are fully qual
ified. Wednesday. July 26

Hours For further information regarding Mainside Battle Cry, 1900
:
only.
.. this program,
New closing hours for the contact
Navy Wives Nursery, Bldg. 560, t,,.>r. :: the CI&E Office, Ext. 8556.A NATTUnit-Tammy Tell Me
: True, 1900 only.
went into effect on Monday, I
July 17.The '' A'l Hospital Silent Call, 1900
government report the
says
only.
new hours are Monday, .... .' average life of a dollar bill is
and Thursday 0645 to WELCOME ABOARD Lieutenant Colonel John
Tuesday P. Mur- only seven or eight months. Youcan't
1830; Wednesday and Friday, nane. Aviation Safety Officer for Marine Air Reserve Attack The reason modern men tick
Squadron 142. It greeted by Miss Gloria Brody "Miss Duval prove it by us, because as they do, is because modern
0645 to 2400 0700 to
; Saturday, County of 1961." as the squadron arrived at NAS Jax last Fri they don't even reach middle women have given them the
2400 and Sunday, 0800 to 1230. day to begin two weeks annual summer training. age in our pockets. works.



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July 1961 JAX AZB NEWS Page 5



FairJax Golfers



lead Intramural : ,. .,,",, S.




[Play Into FinalsIn


addition to Softball, Com- a,:

FairJax is on top of the intram-
:
|ural golf heap going into the \ i k

playoffs, which begin next week

he leading linksters, listing

ill Koressel, Steve Kona, Ed

Holley, Jack Stephens, Paul Ba-

ick and Gene Hoopes, hold a
ear perfect 11-1 record goingto
'
the finale.

\ ., t
Hot on the heels of ComFairt 5 : ,
the end of regular league

lay was Hospital "B," who tal-

jed a 10-2 slate. Faetu with 9-3, .
-
LITTLE LEAGUE ALL.STARS-Shown here are members of
tid VA=44 holding 8-3, round oute the 1961 Nary-Jax-Ortega Little League All-Star Team with
four highest marks set by coaches and other league officials. They are (left to right), Fliers Down Hunter AFB
lie 13 teams in competition.The front row). Bobby Tedrow; Stewart Hardenbrook: Larry Dan-
ielt; Billy Locher: Richard Brown Mike Brennan: Charles Phillips -
|
four will tee off on the : Frank Hagenbrook: James Grancher and Mike McEachern.
.ation golf course this coming Back row (left to sight), Capt. Ralph Elliott president of the Twice In Series Lose One
esday and Wednesday at 1300 League: Wes Blocher coach: John Davis: Dennis Moughan: ,
decide who is Mark Finnell: Al Paradino. manager: Bruce Jolly: Robert Casey: :
i to reign the
as Charles Covington: Bill Barren coach; and Percy Rosenbloom. The record book looks a bit brighter with the Jax Navy
'961. king of Mainside intramural vice president. Fliers pulled further out of the red with twin wins over

4 11. Hunter Air Force last week end. The sailors won their Fri-

Although teams further down day encounter 9-4, then repeated Saturday afternoon with

!""..ladder still had games to be a 9-2 victory. Sunday was a different story however, as
p)*ed, there was no chance forhaem fAX AIR Hunter came back to shut out I
SPORTS
hits and four
runs.
to crack into the top four. the locals 70. This gives the
The first home run of the sea-
Complete team standings as of NEWS Fliers' 7-19 slate for the season. son made the records books Sat-
,jastJMonday were: In Friday's tilt, Bob Turner
urday in the fifth inning, as Bob
!stayed'; the full nine frames, giv-
C' jax 11 1 O&R Jacobsmeyer smacked a ball
31 5
} ing up five hits and four runs.
Hotp. '&' 10 2 Hoap. 'A' 3 8 over the fence and racked up
I fwtuVA44 9 3 Admin 3 8 Teammate Ken Oliver had a two rbi's.
8 3 A/C Maint. 2 7 little more on the ball Saturday,
I x M. rhea 71 41 VP-5 1 6 ; __4t vnio : holding the Air Force to two The Fliers will be on the
h' ''t NARTU 4} 61 VAP-62 1 8 hits and two runs. Sunday road this week end, with three

Afi b79 41 61 hurler Jim Varey was the only I' games slated with the same Bunter -

horsehiders on Friday, Sat-
losing pitcher, giving away four
urday and Sunday.
WirsityKeglersoast

Gifford Makes Faetu Holds Iron


Flawless News At PublinksLocal Man Trophy Edge

linkster Lew Gifford, With 2555 PointsFaetu
latch
RecordNavy's aviation safety officer at O&R, now holds the edge in

made national sports news as the Iron Man Trophy competition -

varsity keglers he stroked his way to the pending final results of intramural -
racked up a flawless 6-0 semifinals of the National golf and softball. The
(
ch' slate so far this season, Public Links championship in Fleet Airmen hold up a 2555 total -

n Mayport, NAS Sanford and { Royal Oaks, Michigan last Fri- 132 points ahead of VA-44

01 Field on the casualty list. day.Only I who posts 2423.
local's won-loss game record { after defeating four I The Hospitalmen have an out-

lsted as 23 victories to seven SAFE SLIDE HOME-The Jax Navy Fliers chalked-up other contenders did Gifford side chance with 2075, and VAP-
pats. (A match win is deter- another run here last Saturday as Finis McComas of VP-30 loose out, one up, to Detroit 62 is in fourth place with 1980.
ned by the highest total pin came in on an infield error. The locals took the till 9-2 after Tech's John Molenda. Molenda At the conclusion of both play-
the tame Hunter Air Force nine the day before 9.4. '
beating
)
bowed the next day to 58 offs, an announcement will appear -
in the final of
Hunter then took to the field on Sunday game
earn captain Jack Emch ofJ44 the three-game series to give Jax a drubbing 70. Finis' back- Publinx winner, Dick Sikes, in on this page as to the
has high hopes for more ward-glancing teammate (center) is Bob Jacobsmeyer of Hospital the final 36 hole round. winner of the spring leg of this
m entries from the Sixth Na- who hit the first Flier homerun of She season in the game. most coveted intramural award.
Snagging the throw is Hunter catcher Al Wise, while umpire
District this summer, to leave I Mel Collins of NAS takes it all in. -
tember open for a fall bowl.

[ league in which many of the
acent commands could part. ComFairJax Drops Admin

pate. This would expand ther

team league to nine or ten GameThe '1 '
fore cold weather arrives. In[ First Playoff W : iJfJi

ndividual averages increase Fleet Airmen of ComFairJax had chalked up their

nth the number of games play- first intramural softball playoff win Monday night, as they
b
indicating the skill of each
squelched Administration 5-2. Nobody's going to pooh pooh
I |an is likely to contribute to the idea of an upset, but it looks like they intend to go all LA

even better team in the fu- the way. The Marines stand in their way tonight (Thursday..))

pre. The last time they met, Corn-:
l Topping the list of pin plunkersBob Fair came out second best, 16-12. Marines clash with NARTU at 1' ''S
Gunter of Special Servicesith Ever threatening Air Force 1700, Administration meets the

an 188 overall average. A 679th came through to beat those Air Force 679th at 1900, and
fetch below him with fewer same Leathernecks 10-7 in the ComFairJax! plays VP-16 two

ames played is All-Navy run- second game of the evening, and hours later. *." '
ler up Vic Cieplinski of VA-44 NARTU drubbed VA-44 6-3 to On Tuesday, Admin and VA-44 4 WI

) (nth 186. In the third spot i isdmin's finish Enterprise Field play for lead off at 1700, followed at 1900

Walt Zaborniak, hold- the night. by NARTU and VP-16. The Air

g a 181. The remainder of games sche- Force will battle it out with

The remaining four regular duled for the week were also' league-leader ComFairJax for

) embers line up like this: Ray played at Enterprise Field, but I the nightcap.
ulla of VA-44, 178; Special the results were not available During Thursday nIght's final

ervices' Dave Rotundo, 175; Bill at press time.A three games, spectators will see ".
I
[Scarbrough of NAS, 175; and balance of nine games, threeto VP-16 vs the Marines at 1700, JAX NAVY NET HOPEFULS hese six varsity tennis
VA- with two exceptions, at NAS Pensacola warm.,
Emch I ComFairJax pitted against players are now
173. Tues-
) be played next Monday, 44 at 1900 and NARTU at odds ing up i for the Sixth Naval District Tennis Tournament July 19.
day and Thursday evenings will 22. They are, kneeling (left to right). Lowell Lorbeer A3D
"What brought here," asked wind up the softball circuit and with the Air Force at 2100. School; Admin's Gwen Anderson, last year's All-Navy Women'
you
decide the Mainside champs. All The winner of this marathonwill Singles runner-up: and Jim Flack. FAW-11. Standing (left to
c the judge. host the NATTUnit champsat right), Jim Burneskis. NAS Communications Karl Novak, Supply
"Two policemen." games will be played at Enter- ; Andy Brooks VP-5: and coach Ken Stewart Brooks and
z "Drunk, I suppose." prise Field aboard the Station'j a later date to decide the Lorbeer did not accompany the team to Pensacola due to duty
I Q station title winner.
"Yes, sir, both of them. Monday night will obligations.



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4 JAX AIR NEWS 20 July 1961NEW


v r, {2k, ;kbt

NX Starts Newborn mss 'tiAa.


Baby Photo Service 4 .L .'' } +



I At Naval HospitalThe

,
Navy Exchange Newborn k
Baby Portrait Service, located in }.':s,}.a. t;t .
Building II-2009 at the Naval

Hospital, began business Wed-
nesday, July 12, by taking its 7 E : 4 'di ?i' :
first photograph of little Linda *
Lee Dobson. :

Two-day-old Linda, helped ?

launch the new facility by posing
from her crib where a special

camera took her picture. She is xa
the daughter of Billy Dobson,
ship's serviceman second class,
CHAPLAIN Capt.W. and his wife Sugi Co.
S. Peck has taken over duties -
here at NAS Senior Chap The new facility will take a
'St3'? ? .:ik dxcar.: ;}4d': t4
lain. He relieves Chaplain picture of each baby born at the ;
Charles D. Bealiy who has Hospital and photos will be : < vMASKED
departed for Bremerhaven printed in black and white c
on
Germany. Capt. Peck has beena
Navy chaplain for nearly 21 matte paper in two sizes; frame w
years and came to Jax from size of five by seven, and wallet
the Fleet Marine Force Atlantic size of two-and-a-half by three-
where he was supervisor .
and-a-half.
:19 '
't'fit
of chaplains. .. '
".f. l' Jt
Parents may order any amountof h.t .. tu H'
photos which will be available MEN AND LITTLE MISS-Only two-days-old and weighing five pounds, little
W. S. Peck the day after they are taken. All Linda Lee Dobson poses for her first photograph to be taken by the Navy Exchange Newborn
Cap photos are reasonably priced. Baby Portrait Service which started on July 12 at the Naval Hospital. Present for the first portrait -
posing were (left to right), Capt. R. K. Brooks Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology Service;
Is New Senior Registered Nurse Mrs. Mary Rice who actually took the photo by pressing a foot pedal
Adm. McDonaldIs Comdr. J. L. DeLany Navy Exchange Officer and Capt. R. O. Canada Commanding Officer of the
Naval Hospital.Marine .

NAS ChaplainCapt. Named Sixth

W. S. Peck has arrivedat VMA-142
Fleet CommanderRear Squadron
NAS Jax to take over the du-
ties of Senior Chaplain. He comes Admiral David L. Mc- rrThursday

to the area from Fleet Marine Donald, Commander of Carrier Here For Summer TrainingLed
Force, Atlantic where he was Division Six Mayport Naval
Supervisor of Chaplains for 27 Station has been named Com-
months. mander of the Sixth Fleet by the by Lieutenant Colonel Edwin P. Glease, Marine July 20

Chaplain Peck relieved Chap- President. He was also nominatedfor Attack Squadron 142, Marine Air Reserve, arrived at NAS Mainside-Angel Baby, 1900
lain Charles D. Beatty who left the rank of vice admiral. Jax last Friday to begin its annual two-weeks summer only.

in June for duties in Bremer- Admiral McDonald will suc- training. NATTUnit-Blood Alley, 1900

haven, Germany.The ceed Vice Admiral George W. VMA-142 is the first of three end warrior" sessions, this is the only.
new senior chaplain has Anderson Jr., who was recently Marine Air Reserve units that first time in some five years Hospital-The Last Rebel, 1900
spent nearly 21 years as a naval selected as Chief of Naval Opera- will train here this summer. It that the members will have per- only.
chaplain and says that he tions, effective August 1. will be followed later by VMA- formed their summer training at Friday July 21 .
considers his military duties Rear Admiral S. J. Brush relieved 144 and VMA-341. All three NAS.
Mainside Twinkle and Shine
much the same as civilian mini- Admiral McDonald as units are Jax based squadrons. Squadron pilots will completethe 1900 only. ,
sterial work. "The environmentis ComCarDivSix in ceremoniesheld Although NAS Jax is -VMA- transition from F9F-8B "Cou-
different," said Chaplain Peck, aboard the Shangri-la Mon- 142's regular duty station, whereits gar" jet aircraft to A4D "Sky- NATTUnit-Angel Baby, 1900
"but people are people no matter day of last week at Mayport. members train during "week- hawks" during the training per- only.

where or how you're serving." iod, with mechanics, ordnancemen Hospital-Blood Alley, 1900
3c3"D 3 v0v: }} ? e zC''tcbp8 ""''av3Q? :;
.# } ; :, v : : > fltroyyg .tc .xaswar only.
lIe is an ordained minister of etc., undergoing schoolingin
the United Presbyterian Church maintenance and operational Saturday. July 22

and served as pastor of the Uni- precedures peculiar to the "Sky- lainside-Visit To A Small
ted Presbyterian Church, Scotts- hawks." Planet, 1900 only. '

ville, N.Y., for two years after On hand to welcome the NATTUnit Twinkle and
being ordained.: "weekend warriors" aboard was Shine, 1900 only.

In 1940 Chaplain Peck left the Miss Gloria Brody" Miss Duval Hospital-Angel Baby, 1900
Scottsville church to become a : County of 1961. only.
naval chaplain.On The 58 enlisted men and 23
pilots all civilian reservists Sunday July 23
Pearl Harbor day Chaplain come
from Orlando Mainside-Warlock, 1400 and
Peck was aboard the seaplane Tampa, Miami,
Jax Gainesville and the 1900.
north
tender, USS Curtiss. The Curtisswas
central Florida area.Reuppers NATTUnit-Visit To A Small
badly damaged, suffering 25
percent casualties among the Planet, 1400 and 1900.HospitalTwinkle .

crew. Chaplain Peck however, and Shine,
emerged uninjured. "I have been To Get 1900 only.
shot at," he recalled, "but I have Monday July 24

never been hit." : Choice Of SchoolAll Mainside- Silent Call, 1900
The rest of the war years the l only. '
aboard the USS Navy personnel in pay
Chaplain spent NATTUnit
-Waflock, 1900 only.
Randolph and at Guam. grade E-5 and above may now
be guaranteed a service school Hospital-Visit To A Small
He has seen much service with upon reenlistment if they meet Planet, 1900 only.Tuesday .
Marine units and at Naval Air
the requirements for entranceto July 25
Stations and served as Division
the desired school. Mainside
Tammy Tell Me
Chaplain for the First Marine
Those who do not desire True, 1900 onIy.NATTUnitSilent.
Division In Korea in 1951 and
1952. He was awarded the Legionof training in a "B" school may Call, 1900
Merit with Combat V for his A request any school listed in only.

Korean service.Nursery. the Official Bulletin of Schoolsfor Hospital-Warlock, 1900 only.
which they are fully qual-
ified. Wednesday, July 26

HoursNew r a } For further information regarding Mainside Battle Cry, 1900

closing hours for the this program, contact only.
the CI&E Office NATTUnit-Tammy Tell Me
Ext. 8556.
Wives Bldg. 560
Nursery
Navy True, 1900 only.
went into effect on Monday,
July 17.The Hospital Silent Call, 1900
A government report says the only.
new hours are Monday, average life of a dollar bill is
Tuesday and Thursday, 0645 to WELCOME ABOARD-Lieutenant Colonel John P. Mur- only seven or eight months. Youcan't The
nane. Aviation Safety Officer for Marine Air Reserve Attack reason modern men tickas
1830 Wednesday and Friday
; Squadron 142. is greeted.by Miss Gloria Brody. "Miss Duval prove it by us, because they do, is because modern
0645 to 2400; Saturday, 0700 to County of 1961" as the squadron arrived at NAS Jax last Fri they don't even reach middleage women have given them the
2400 and Sunday, 0800 to 1230. day to begin two weeks annual summer training. in our pockets. works.



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? July 1961 JAX AIR HEWS Page 5



FairJax Golfers



Lead Intramural



Play Into FinalsIn x .. i i e 4tt \ *


addition to softball, Com-
FairJax is on top of the intram-

ural golf heap going into the

playoffs, which begin next week. ':
The leading linksters listing t
%( 4 t \
Bill Koressel, Steve Kona, Ed 4
Holley, Jack Stephens, Paul Ba- by yf

bick and Gene Hoopes, hold a \ \

near perfect 11-1 record going :i t $ \ : ,
\ \
into the finale. \ (

Hot on the heels of ComFairat

the end of regular league

play was Hospital "B," who tal-

lied a 10-2 slate. Faetu with 9-3, -
LITTLE LEAGUE ALL.STARS-Shown here are members of
and VA-44 holding 8-3, round out the 1961 Navy-Jax-Ortega Little League All-Star Team with
the four highest marks set by coaches and other league officials. They are (left to right), Fliers Down Hunter AFB
the 13 teams in competition.The front row), Bobby Tedrow: Stewart Hardenbrook; Larry Dan-
iels; Billy Locher; Richard Brown: Mike Brennan: Charles Phil-
four will tee off on the lips: Frank Hagenbrook; James Grancher and Mike McEachern.
Station golf course this coming Back row (left to right). Capt. Ralph Elliott, president of the Twice: In Series Lose One
Tuesday and Wednesday at 1300to League: Wes Blocher coach: John Davis; Dennis Moughan ,
Mark Finnell: Al Paradino, manager Bruce Jolly; Robert Casey:
decide who is to reign as the book looks bit with the Jax Navy
Charles Covington: Bill Barren coach: and Percy Rosenbloom The record a brighter
1961 king of Mainside intramuralgolf. vice president. Fliers pulled further out of the red with twin wins over

Hunter Air Force last week end. The sailors won their Fri

Although teams further down day encounter 9-4, then repeated Saturday afternoon with

the ladder still had games to be AIR a 9-2 victory Sunday was a different story however, as
played, there was no chance for JAX Hunter came- back to shut out I
SPORTSSAFE and four
hits runs.
them to crack into the top four. the locals 7-0. This gives the
The first home run of the sea-
Complete team standings as of NEWS Fliers a 7-19 slate for the season. son made the records books Sat-
last In Friday's tilt, Bob Turner
Monday were:
urday in the fifth inning, as Bob
stayed the full nine frames, giv-
C'F'Jax 11 1 O & R Jacobsmeyer smacked a ball
31 5J ing up five hits and four runs.
Hosp. 'B' 10 2 Hosp. 'A' 3 8 over the' fence and racked up
Teammate Ken Oliver had
a
Feetu 9 3
Admin 3 8 two rbi's.
VA... 8 3 A/C Maint. 2 7 little more on the ball Saturday,
Marines 7l"1 VP-5 1 6 holding the Air Force to two The Fliers will be on the
NARTU 4* 6J VAP-62 1 8AF hits and two runs. Sunday 'road this week end, with three
679 4J 6} slated with the same Hun-
hurler Jim Varey was the only games
ter horsehiders on Friday, Sat-
losing pitcher, giving away four
urday and Sunday.

VarsityKeglersBoast

Gifford Makes Faetu Holds Iron


Flawless News At PublinksLocal Man Trophy Edge

linkster Lew Gifford, With 2555 PointsFaetu

Match RecordJax aviation safety officer at O&R, now holds the edge in

made national sports news as the Iron Man Trophy competition -

Navy's varsity keglers t he stroked his way to the pending final results of intramural -

have racked up a flawless 6-0 semifinals of the National golf ands softball. The

match slate so far this season, + SS lit Public Links championship in Fleet Airmen hold up a 2555 total -

with Mayport, NAS Sanford and w Royal Oaks, Michigan last Fri- 132 points ahead of VA-44

Cecil Field on the casualty list. day.Only I who posts 2423.
The local's won-loss game recordis after defeating four The Hospitalmen have an out-

posted as 23 victories to seven SLIDE HOME-The Jax Navy Fliers chalked-up other contenders did Gifford side chance with 2075, and VAP62 -
defeats. (A match win is deter- another run here last Saturday, as Finis McComas of VP-30 loose out, one up, to DetroitTech's is in fourth place with 1980.
mined by the highest total pin came in on an infield error. The locals took the tilt 9.2 after John Molenda. Molenda At the conclusion of both play-
fall.) beating the same Hunter Air Force nine the day before 9-4.of bowed the next day to '58 offs, an announcement will ap-
in the final
then took to the field on Sunday game
Hunter
Team captain Jack Emch of the three-game series to give Jax a drubbing 7-0. Finis' back Publinx winner, Dick Sikes, in pear on this page as to the
VA-44 has. high hopes for more ward-glancing teammate (center) is Bob Jacobsmeyer of Hospital the final 36 hole round. winner of the spring leg of this
team entries from the Sixth Na- who hit the first Flier homerun of the season in the game. most coveted intramural award.
Snagging the throw is Hunter catcher Al Wise, while umpire
val District this summer, to leave Mel Collins of NAS takes it all in. --
September open for a fall bowl T

ing league in which many of the .
Admin
adjacent ComFairJax Drops :
commands could part-
I Ih
icipate. This would expand the

four team league to nine or ten GameThe
before cold weather arrives. In First Playoff
/ ti'S'
Individual averages increase Fleet Airmen of ComFairJax had chalked up their'

with the number of games played first intramural softball playoff win Monday night, as they
indicating the skill of each squelched Administration 5-2. Nobody's going to pooh pooh

man is likely to contribute to the idea of an upset, but it looks like they intend to go 'all

an even better team in the fu- *llic u,,, way; The Marines: ?stand,,.___ .in.. their way tonight (Thursday.- ") 1.
ture. The last time they met, Com
Topping the list of pin plunkersis Fair came out second best, 1612. Marines clash with NARTU at
Bob Gunter of Special Services Ever threatening Air Force 1700, Administration meets the
S.yh4
Air Force 679th at 1900, and
with 188 A beat those
an overall average. 679th came through to
notch below him with fewer same Leathernecks 10-7 in the ComFairJax plays VP-16 two

games played is All-Navy run second game of the evening, and hours later.
ner up Vic Cieplinski of VA-44 NARTU drubbed VA-44 6-3 to On Tuesday, Admin and VA-44
with 186. In the third spot isAdmin's finish Enterprise Field play for lead off at 1700, followed at 1900
by NARTU and VP-16. The Air
Walt Zaborniak, hold the night.
Force will battle it out with
ing a 181. The remainder of games sche-
league-leader ComFairJax for
The remaining four regular duled for the week were also
members line up like this: Ray played at Enterprise Field, but the nightcap.
Gulla of VA-44, 178; SpecialServices' the results were not availableat During Thursday n'ght's' final k

Dave Rotundo, 175; Bill press time.A I three games, spectators will see *',
175 and threeto VP-16 vs the Marines at 1700, JAX NAVY NET HOPEFULS hese six vanity tennis
Scarbrough of NAS, ; balance of nine games,
I ComFairJax pitted ,against VA- players with two exceptions, are now at NAS Pensacola warm.,
Emch, 173."What be played next Monday, Tues- 44 at 1900 and NARTU at odds ing up for the Sixth Naval District Tennis Tournament July 19.
day and Thursday evenings will 22. They are kneeling (left to right), Lowell Lorbeer, A3D
ask- wind up the softball circuit and with the Air Force at 2100. School: Admin's Gwen Anderson, last year's All-Navy Women's
brought you here, the Mainside champs. All The winner of this marathonwill Singles runner-up: and Jim Flack FAW-11. Standing (left to
ed the judge. decide host the NATTUnit champs right), Jim Burneskis. NAS Communications: Karl Novak. Supply
"Two policemen." games will be played at Enter- : Andy Brooks VP-5: and coach Ken Stewart. Brooks and
"Drunk I prise Field aboard the Station. I' at a later date to decide the Lorbeer did not accompany the team to Pensacola due to duty
suppose.
Monday night will see the station title winner. obligations.A .
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ro Capt. ReedyContinued

e ( from Page 1))
has been promoted to the rankof

.F Rear Admiral while' servingas

c.t commanding officer of the
Station. Vice Adm. John S.

With Civiliani Thach, then Captain, was selectedfor

rank of rear admiral herein
Industrial Relations Depart-
August 1955.A .
ment recently announced the
L w native of Cleveland, Ohio,
promotions of 13 civil service Ity _
Captain Reedy graduatedfrom
was
employees here at NAS Jackson- _
ville. the Naval Academy in
1933. After graduation he enteredthe
I
Promoted at Overhaul and Repair -
Army Air Corps as a flying
Department were Thomas
cadet. He was awarded his Army
I Abboud,. Aeronautical Power
ings In June 1934. Subsequent to
Plant Engineer, GS-7 to same,
his Army flight training he ac-
; GS-9; Johnnie W Lacy, Aircraft
cepted a commission in the Navy
I Mechanic, Motor, to Mechanical
and was made a naval aviatorin
Engineering Technician GS-9
I ;
January 1935.
Royal G. Dearen, William M.

Edenfield and Robert D. Miller,
all from Aircraft Mechanic, Master

Motor, to Mechanical Engineering BABE RUTH LEAGUE HALF-TIME CHAMPS-This Coca Cola sponsored group of the (Continued from Page 1))
Technician, GS-9 Alman F. Navy-Jax Babe Ruth League has tallied a 9.3 record to capture the first-half championship of
; the League. They are (front row, left to right). Don Wilson: John Burner: Jim Moughan. Ron terman and chief quarterman. In
Neeley, Helper Machinist to Machinist nie Grandy; Doug Hart: George Kona and Larry Zlnns. Standing (left to right), Coach John May, 1955, he was promoted to
r Maintenance; Geraldine Moughan: Larry Askey: Craig Honour; Manager Fred Wilson: Wally Floyd; Jimmy Francis: foreman, serving as superintendent -
S. Taylor, Accounts Maintenance Jimmy Tyler and Coach Carson Barnes. Not in the picture are Coach Bob Elam and players of Repair and Ground Check
I Clerk, GS-4, to Mail and File Mason Romaine Bill Avent. Maurice Samples Steve Chance and John Feder. Division and later as superintendent -

Supervisor, GS-5; and Edsel D. of Process Division, prior to
Moody and Lawrence E. Wolfe, his recent promotion.
both Assistant Production Con- 'Deferment For 'DASH' New ASW Drone PRIOR TO HIS employment at

trolman, Aircraft Mechanic, NAS, Purcell was with Lockheed

Motor, to Aircraft Examiner. Civilian Employee, 'Copter System DevelopedThe Aircraft Corp., in Burbank,

Employees promoted at Sup- Hard To Come Calif., where he was assigned
ply Department were Evelyn S. By work on the early production
Greene, Stock Control Clerk, Civil service employees at Navy has a new, long- models of the famed Constella-
GS-4, to General Supply Assis- NAS Jax may request defer- range antisubmarine weapon and will enable the destroyersto tion aircraft. He served in the
ment from orders to active system under development strike at the submarine with
tant, GS-5; and Earland J. Went- Navy during 1936-40.
worth, Stock Control Supervisor, duty or induction into any "DASH" (Drone Antisubmarine homing torpedoes long before the He has been an active partici-

GS-4, to Stock Control Super- branch of the Armed Forces Helicopter). This drone would submarine has begun to expect pant in many Station activities,

visor, GS-5. under certain conditions when provide a destroyer equippedwith hostile action. having served on various boards
Public Works Department em- the nature of their work makesit DASH a long-range strik- The DSN is a remotely con- and committees. In addition he

ployee promoted was William L. necessary, according to a ing capability heretofore un- trolled, unmanned drone whichcan has been active in local and na-
Davis, Mechanical Engineer, GS5 recent NAS Jax Instruction. known in surface escort anti- be flown from the deck ofa tional employee group organiza-

to same, GS-7 However, the basic principlein submarine warfare. destroyer in any weather with- tions. He is past president of the
Dorothy S. Wood of Consoli- requesting such defermentis The drone is a compact, coax- out risk to a pilot's life. With a local Masters and Foremen Asso-

dated Surplus Sales Office, was that it must be in the best ial-rotor, weapon-carrying heli- payload of homing torpedoes, it ciation.A .

promoted from Clerk Typist, interest of and vital to the copter designated Model DSN-1 can fly to the area where sonar native of Blackshear, Ga.,
GS-4, to Property Disposal As- national defense.No and is developed and producedby gear has detected the presenceof Purcell received his schooling in

sistant, GS5.Trailer. request will be approvedfor Gyrodyne Company of America a submarine, hover there Glenville, Ga. ,
i deferment, said the instruction Inc., of St. James, Long Island until instructed to drop its wea-

unless it can be N. Y. pons, and 'then fly back to the
Pay Bill conclusively established that On August 12, 1960, the DSN-1 parent ship for rearming, Being Polio Insurance

the position held is a key one made the world's first free flightof unarmed, it could be expendableif

Other Measures and that loss of the employee a completely unmanned drone for any tactical reason it should Deadline Hears
would seriously handicap and helicopter at the Naval Air Test not be recalled.

Sent To HouseThe retard the efficiency and mis- Center, Patuxent River, Md. The DSN-1 Drone Helicopteris
a small, two-bladed helicopterwith For
sion of the department. Modern destroyer sonar gear EmployeesLast
trailer pay, minority enlistment Additionally, the request can pick up a submarine many a rotor diameter of 20 feet,
and other military mea- will only be appproved thenif miles away and deep below the and is powered by a 72 horse-* chance for civilian em-

sures have been approved by the there Is no adequate replacement surface, at which point the sub- power Porsche reciprocating air- ployees to enroll, or renew existing -
House Armed Services Commit- available and thereis marine is not apprehensive of cooled engine. The production contracts, in the NAS Jax

tee.The insufficient time to train a attack. The addition of a drone version of the drone helicopterwill Polio Insurance Group is tom-
trailer measure would pay relief. helicopter will extend a destroyer's be powered by 'a more orrow, July 21.
full costs of hauling a house attack capabilities virtuallyto powerful Boeing turbine engine The plan provides protectionin

trailer by commercial hauler. the limit of its sonar range and will operate frpm both mod- the amount of $10,000 for each

The minority bill would make ernized and newly built destroyers. subscriber and individual cov-
'
all service before the statutory cc I ered and covers expenses incur-

enlistment age-before 18 in some ':Classified red during a three-year period
:
cases, before 17 in others-cre- from date of diagnosis of polioup

ditable for retirement.The to the amount of $10,000.
committee also approvedbills For Sale New Hours Set Employees renewing or making

which would increase the Oak Hills-3 bdrm 4J.% Gl; N. V. application must submit a per-
cadet strength at West Point and Costantino, ACeS, SP 1.0605. For West Gate sonal check, bank, or postal

the AF Academy, provide advance H.ll..Spilt; SP Level-13258. bdrm 1 4 bath, Cedar Effective today the west money order in the amount of

pay for the evacuation of Murray Hill-3 bdrm, $6,500; EV 7.3909 gate of the Naval'' Air Station, the premium with their application. -
dependents from overseas areas after 1700. ':. via the Birmingham Avenue .
and authorize government trans- 6510 Burgundy Road S.-3 bdrm, 1J v\.a i.Z Z4tq :a V \ entrance and exit, will be opento Necessary forms and additional -
bath, brick Dortett, SP 14089.Thti'n' .
portation of deceased dependentsfrom That c a '; '> incoming vehicular traffic information can be obtained

Alaska and Hawaii to the from 0600 to 0800 on regular from the following departmental
Ride Wanted-From Clovis Road, Old
U. S. Normandy Village to Supply 0730-1600( ; working days; and to outgoing representatives: Overhaul and
Neither bill has been taken up Ruth Thompson, Ext. 651 or EV 72291. \ southbound traffic from 1500to Repair, Mary E. Dunbar; Public
by the Senate and now they go 'Rid. Wanted-Cnr of London Bridge t jF 1700 on regular working Works (Maintenance,) Janice
to the House for a vote.Pennsylvania Lane & Daughtry Blvd, Cedar Hills to days. Hogan; (Transportation), Viola
Consolidated Sales & Office,
Surplus
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0800.1630; Mrs. Fischer, Ext. 583. Higginbotham; (Bldg. 902)), Ear-
Bonus For Rent line Jacobsen; (Utilities), Jean-

Deadline 'Extended Furn Apt-Rivtrside, 1 bdrm, kit, bath Russian Class Asks ette Reilly; Supply, Beulah Wise;
$70; R. Week, SP 14245. Comptroller, Betty Jo Barthlow;

Pennsylvania veterans now have 5556 & 10th St.-5 rms, 2 bdrm $60 Guests For Lecture Security, William H. Harden Jr.;
another chance to apply for the per mo; SP 13956. Miscellaneous (Admin.) Grace

WWII bonus offered by that Murray Hill-3 bdrm kit equip $75 'Military students of the off- Caldwell; (IRD) Raymond B.
state. per mOl EV 7.3909 after 1700. Datres.
duty Russian classes at NAS
The previous Dec., 31, I960 I I Lake Shore-furn apt, util, $50 per have extended a cordial invita- ,
Mrs. Grovel,
mo; EV 94275.
deadline has been extended to tion to members of the Armed He: "Women can't keep. se.
Brick Home-3 bdrm 2 bath; EV
Dec. 31, 1962.Claimants 9-7100. Forces and their guests to attenda crets.

must have had a Venetia T.rr.ct-3 bdrm furn $90 lecture by Millard Oliphant on She: "Oh, yes they can! I've
home address in Pennsylvaniaat per mo, unfurn-$85 per mo; Kay Thursday, July 27. kept my age a secret since the
the time of entry into active II Knudsen SP 13110. taN a ;a The lecture, titled "We Talked day I became 25."
service. Unfurn House-2 bdrm $55 per mo; I With The Russian People," will He: "But some day you'll tellit.
For application forms, write, C. J. Olsen, SP 1-2242 after 1600. SUN BATHER Lovely begin at 1900 in Bldg. 955. ."
World War II Veterans' Comp. Gar Apt-comp. furn, 1346 Wolfe St.) Nancy Brown relaxes on the A question and answer period She: "No I won't. If I can keepa
Mrs. Welborn.Jax
sand ai Miami Beach, Fla.
ensation Bureau Room 207 South will follow the lecture and secret for nine I
refreshments
Beach-unfurn, 3 bdrm, 218 13th She' enjoying the sun and years can go
Office Building, Harrisburg, Pa. Ave. N.; Padrick, EV 7.3658 after 1615. surf. will be served. 1 on keeping it."




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