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Title: Jax air news
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 10, 1961
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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C Station Insigne Winner Named .


S, r{ I
A design submitted by Ca-
D. Griffith Overhaul and Repair Department, I elsewhere on this page, depictsthe
pers an employee
In the Planning Division of who claimed a $50 Savings Bond. I mission of the base, whichis
the NAS Third place went to Harry F. to serve the fleet. The Navy
Supply Department
intelligencemanfirst anchor and state of Flor-
Tyler, photo wings,
was adjudged the best of over
100 class, attached to the Fleet ida and inner and outer rings of
entries in a special con-
Air Photo Lab, who was awardeda the circle are set in gold, on a
test conducted to select an
'. .'. insigne for NAS Jacksonville. $25 Savings Bond. blue background. The lower por-
: ; Griffith So pleased was the command tion of the ocean is dark blue,
./ :: received a $100 U.S.
.
I ., while the and the
portion
S. n 1s : '.' Savings Bond as first prize, pre- with the quality and quantity of upper
.i ".);>N." : .' sented by Capt. James R. Reedy, the entries that the individual inner circle are shaded in light
i / ,, : commanding officer of NAS Jax. prize amount was boosted from blue.
l ; : 1'Jt Second best design in the opinionof the originally announced $50 and Griffith, who has been em-

Y ........._. \ :! the judges was submitted by $25 bonds. ployed at NAS for seven years,

..' ':.} Cecil Wood, an employee of the Griffith's winning design, shown (Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5))
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ADMIRING A WINNER-Capt. James R. Reedy, command.
ing officer of NAS Jax, admires the insigne designed by Capers
Griffith (right), an employee of the NAS Supply Department.
Griffith's insigne was adjudged the best submitted during the
contest which concluded recently. Griffith received a $100 U.S.
Savings Bond for first prize. Second place, and a $50 Savings I Vol. :9 No. 19 U. S. NAS Jacksonville Fla. 10 August 1961
Bond, went to Cecil Wood, an employee of O&R Department -
while third place was won by Harry Tyler, PT1, of the Fleet V
Photo Lab, who collected a $25 bond. Griffith's insigne will be
sent to the CNO for official approval. Aviation OfficersTo


t w Dw Sea In 1962



For DASH DutySome

f h

aviation officers, pilots .
,. ,, Y' .i 4.rn
't:{>}s+ Ray,;#'!} '.:S and non-pilots, and certain avia- { Qy

tion enlisted ratings will be goingto

sea next year on destroyers
rather than carriers.
I
N r: / The officers will be anti-sub-
_
}
marine weapon officers. Their
weapon will be the unmanned {:r I
{
sub-killer helicopter. The ships .
3 will range from destroyersizeescort a. 3

vessels to cruiser-size fri-

gates.

{ 3 r This is all part of the new

DASH (drone anti -submarine

; helicopter) Program. The small

;; :a: helicopters now in production will

be mounted on World War II

built destroyers which are now

being modernized, four frigatesand

four destroyers escorts now
m +YR : on the building ways, and six or

seven frigates and six escorts in
the fiscal 1962
shipbuilding pro- LETTER FROM BERLIN-E. H. Henn. (left), of Overhauland
gram. In addition, a few older Repair Department Shop 7132, and N. Bronstein O&R

HERE IT IS-This is the winning insigne selected from frigates have helicopter facilities. Ordnance Shop look over a picture and thank.you letter which
those submitted in the search for an official NAS insigne. The Each DASH ship will carry Bronstein has received from a refugee family in West Berlin
for having sent them CARE this Henn
winning design was submitted by Capers Griffith of Supply two of a package early year.
the unmanned DSN-type
in was called in by Bronstein to assist him In translating the
Further descriptive information can be found
Department. helicopters. They will anti- letter which was written in German.
the story on page 1. The insigne will now be sent to the CNO carry
for approval before it can be officially adopted. submarine weapons aloft to attack -
enemy submarine contacts
beyond the reach of shipfiredweapons. O&REmployeeReceivesCARE

Navy Marines Ask Some .

There will be an officer and ThanksNelson
Package
three or four enlisted men a-

board each DASH ship. The officer -

Trained Members To StayThe will probably be a non- Bronstein of the NAS Overhaul and Repair

flying aviation officer ((1350 designator Ordnance Shop received an unexpected letter of thanks re-

Secretary of the Navy has directed all Naval acti- ) with the enlisted men cently. Early this year he sent a CARE package to West

vities to ask officers in certain categories, who have re- being electronics technicians and Berlin.
in Fiscal Year machInist's mates. By now Bronstein had almost
quested voluntary retirement or resignation
1962, to reconsider and voluntarily delay their release from Tenders which service DASH Vice Adm. Ricketts forgotten about sending it but

active duty to assist in the accelerated build-up of the ships will have aviation ratings last week he received a thank

Armed Forces asked for by President Kennedy.Naval and will handle most repairs to Will Arrive NAS you note.
the drone helicopters. The note was written in Ger-
Reserve officers who are "Men .
the Secretary. separatedin he E. H. Henn of
man so got
now scheduled for release in FY next 12 months will haveto
the
Monday August 14 O&R Shop 7132 to translate it
62 are also asked to extend their be replaced with inexperiencedmen for him.

active duty tours. or be held by law for an Nursery Asks Vice Adm. C. V. Ricketts, pros-
The letter read "We have
: received -
Vice Chief of
Officer categories particularly additional period of service, up pective Naval
desired are: line, aviation line, I to one year, in order, to main, Children Have Operations, is expected in Jack- the CARE package with
great pleasure. We want to thank
medical corps, dental corps, tain a ready Navy." he contin. Health ExamsAll sonville Monday for the a look at you from the bottom of our
and Jackson-
a' briefing on
medical service corps, supply hearts. We are a refugee family
uea.The of the Marine personnel using the ville Navy Complex.He .
corps, chaplain corps, line officers Commandant with four childen. In 1957, we
aviation who are not pilots, Corps has also put out a similar Navy Wives Nursery at the will arrive at NAS Jax fled the Russian zone into West
Naval Air Technical TrainingUnit about 1330. At 1345 he will attend -
line limited duty and warrant request for voluntary re-enlist- Berlin, and we have found a new
officers. ments, and extensions by Ma- Building 560 are now a briefing on ComFairJax home.
required to have their child functions and responsibilities.Later .
Earlier Navy Secretary JohnB. rine personnel. "We are very glad that we
ren examined and issued a Monday he will visit NAS
Connally had requested that have American friends, and that
health certificate by September Cecil Field and NS Mayport.
-
enlisted men whose enlistments Assessment 169170The know that there
5, 1961.Further Tuesday morning Adm. Rick- we are people
would end in FY 62 either vol- Employees' Mutual Death information be I etts will meet with the Com- who think of us in Berlin.

untarily re-enlist or extend. Benefit Society advises membersthat obtained by calling the may Nursery manding Officer of NAS Jax "God protect you. With many

"Trained men now on active assessments 169 and 170 are superintendent, Mrs. W. after which he will visit NAS thanks and greetings from Edith

duty are the experienced sourceon now due and payable by Au- P. Everoski, at NAS Ext. 368. Sanford before departing for and Heim Lochelt and the child
which we must build," said gust 10. Norfolk at 1330. (Please Turn to Page 6. CoL 5)Y.d

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[ age' 2' JAX AIR NEWS 10, August 1961 jJtI


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Demonstrate Some ,


NAS, Jtckionvtll I Striking EfficiencyA "

Capt. James R. Reedy .,.....,.. Commanding Officer
Comdr. W.It.r) J. chub Executive Officer striking example of professional ,
Fleet Air Jacksonville; NAB 6NO
efficiency recently was exhibited -
Rear Adm. Joseph M. Carton CommanderCapt.
Vincent Casey .. .... _...._.._.....Chief' of Staff by Operations Depart-
Fleet Air Wing Eleven ment electronics technicians assigned -

Capt. Renfro Turner, Jr..,..........._._. ... CommanderCapt. : to Radar Air Traffic Con-
AAwrlin W. Alley _-..._......-............." Chief Staff Officer trol' Center 17 here at NAS Jax.
Naval Air Technical IrainingUnit
Capt. Robert J. Fleming ._.. -- Cnmmmmting Officer During a severe thunderstorm a
Comdr. Eugene f. Verdery Executive Officer recently, Owen C. Smitherman, t t !xA?

Naval Hospital ETC; Clayborn M. Winfrey, ETl,
Capt. R. O. Canada Commanding' Officer and Burton E. Rader, EN1, were
Capt. Stephen H. To/fro-/ Executive Officer
in the work trailer attached to
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit
Capt. F. H. Holt .-.. .. .... .. .. Commanding OfficerComdr. the operations trailer which :
William M. Mill.r..-.___ Executive Officer houses the Ground Controlled '
Printed commercially with non-eppropriated funds In Jacksonville, Florida at Approach radar system. With a
no expense to the government and In compliance' with NAVEXOS P.35 Rev. July
tremendous crash struck
1958. Distributed free of charge to military end civilian personnel of Fleet Air lightning Gvv }
Jacksonville, Naval Air Station Naval Air Technical, Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing the radar trailer. yc't:
11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U.S. Naval Hospital. The men rushed in where they
Service Information. fwi .r ._Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnli, Jr. found the radar trailer reeking kktar
Assistant Service Information Officer..... -Amiram H. Planey
New Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb St.ff-M*. Spencer JO1, Sandy AAartlnson, with the smell of electrical fire
JOSN; Ralph Bailey, SA. Photographer-lleane Solomon, PH2. from burned out relays and fuses.
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and In- Power and generator switcheswere
ternatlonal Councils of Industrial Editors. ,
quickly pulled to prevent
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographs fire, and the technicians beganto
unless otherwise, credited, are official U.S. Navy Photographs. evaluate damage.
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone Inside the RATCC at the operations 'WHEN' THE LIGHTENING STRUCK"-Clayborn M. Win.

extension 1164, 656, 272 or 216. building, the radar scopes frey, ETI, points to the radar antenna atop the radar trailer
that present remoted radar information which was struck by lightening recently while he and two
other technicians worked in an adjoining trailer. More than 25
Adm. Anderson Sends from the trailer to the completely demolished. Work.
feet of the 40-foot antenna was
controllers went dark. ing rapidly and efficiently he and technicians Owen C. Smith
Upon inspection, the technicians erman, ETC, and Burton E. Rader, EN, were able to put the
found that the 40 foot high radar equipment back into partial operation in about fifteen
Message As New CNOThe frequency radio antenna had suffered six minutes minutes., with complete operation being restored in only fifty-

following message was sent last week to all Navy a direct strike burning off
activities Adm. some 25 or more feet of it, ren- systems were disabled, the Radar
by George W. Anderson following his as- "
dering the search radar completely Air Traffic Control Center was
sumption of duties as Chief. of Naval Operations, the Navy'stop
post: inoperative, knocking out again operating fully and nor-
"I the precision radar remote amplifier mally, Because of the extraor- r
HAVE THIS DATE (August 1)) relieved Adm. Arleigh
efforts of the technicians
and remoting relays to dinary ,
Burke
as Chief oij Naval Operations. In doing so I appreciatethat
I replace one of the most outstanding officers this won- the RATCC were also blown, and the flow of instrument air traffic

derful Navy of ours ever has known. It is a privilege to automatic circuits to the emer- being radar controlled throughout Thursday, August 10
diesel'power approach and to touchdownwas
relieve gency generatorwere
one whose great accomplishments in both and
peace
knocked out. almost uninterrupted.The Mainside-Who Was That Lady,
war are so well known to all of us.
"Under Hurried repairs were begun, for functions of an air traffic 1900 only.
him
the Navy has been held in such a high state
of'readiness and the radar systems are vital to control agency, such as RATCC NATTUnit Strangers When
respect as to permit it to maintain to an
unexcelled degree its traditional position as an indispensable the control of instrument air 17, is the safe, orderly, and expeditious We Meet, 1900 only.HospitalPortrait.
instrument of national traffic at the station. Inside the movement of aircraft of A Mob-
policy and a vital part of the United
States military strength."IT control center, Marion A. Green- through its control areas, and the ster, 1900 only.
WILL wait, ETC, was also working radar systems are integral to this
BE DIFFICULT
for
me to measure up to the Friday. August 11
frantically, while keeping in con- function. No one is more aware
superb standards set for me by Admiral Burke. However I
stant contact with the field tech- of this than the technicians who Mainside-Long John Silver,
assume my new responsibilities with utmost confidence that
we shall keep this Navy which Admiral Burke has turned nicians. Several radar repeater maintain the systems on an a- 1900 only.
fuses blown and round-the-clock basis. NATTunit Who Was That
were one repeater -
to
over and
me on course steaming strong. I have this con-
fidence because of the high degree of professional was completely inoperative Their efforts during this incident Lady, 1900 only.
tence and the compe- there. is just another example of Hospital-Strangers When We
personal dedication of all who wear or
port the Navy Blue and Gold, whether they be officer sup-, The lightning blast occured at skilled and dedicated Navymen Meet, 1900 only.Saturday.
enlisted active 1304 and the technicians had the performing an essential emergency August 12
reserve, retired or civilian, or members of: ,
the precision radar operating again job in a manner so pro- 1900
many splendid ancillary organizations which assist us Mainside-The Big Show,
in fulfilling our mission. within fifteen minutes. At 1400, 'I ficient that, to an uninitiated ob- only.

"There is no doubt that with ,God's help we shall meet just fifty-six minutes after the server, it would seem routine. NATTUnit-Long John Silver,

every challenge that may lie ahead." -- ----- V V 1400 and 1900.HospitalWho.

: Was That Lady,

Malice And Pettiness ; 1900 only.

Sunday August 13

I 51k1y II Mainside-Revolt of the Slaves,
Are Unmilitary TraitsOne I l_
U2- 1400 and 1900.NATTUnitThe.

Big Show, 1400
of the things that Navy and all service people like and 1900.

to admire in themselves is the absence of lamentable char- John Silver,
Hospital-Long
acteristics that many people in civilian life seem to develop
in their struggle to get ahead. You hear talk of the "rat ; : : 1900 only.

race" where people will stab you in the back; where by Monday August 14

innuendo and disparagement and petty maneuvering they'll Mainside-Calico, 1900() only.

seek to advance themselves at the expense of others. ... NATTUnit Revolt of the
Human nature being the fallible thing it is, probably a 4 k t Y.'S'. ) ;:)d t Slaves, 1900 only.

lot of this is true enough. But the world of the military i is q}',+, YsF7ytSti: 'nf!: ? .... :?:; >' >:.:5k e,: Hospital-The Big Show, 1900

also a very human world, populated not by saints but by only. '
; }::'f,!:{<:}3t:),;
people with human failings. If you doubt it, keep an open ,... Tuesday August 15

pair of ears at the next coffee break or lunch with the gang ,., of Love,
Mainside-Goddess
and see how much of the talk that goes on is about people : 4 .2
who aren't present to hear it. 1900 only.

Or test yourself-do you rise to the bait when someone NATTUnit-Calico, 1900 only.

makes slurring reference to the man who's just been pro- Hospital-Revolt of the Slaves,

moted or commended for a job well done? Do you take more 1900 only.

relish in talking about his failings than his good points? Do Wednesday August 16

you conjecture about his personal habits Mainside-Sink the Bismarck,
All are very human to do this-granted. But observe IN APPRECIATION Capt. James R. Reedy departing 1900
commanding officer of NAS lax accepts a special plaque from only.
that there are always one or two people who stay outside Leonard Eubanks, Industrial Relations Officer, during the Civil- NATTUnit-Goddess of Love,
this discussion of personalities or absent themselves whenit ian Executive Luncheon held at the Civilian Cafeteria last 1900 only.

gets under way. If they can't talk about a man to his Thursday. The plaque was presented to Capt. Reedy on behalfof Hospital-Calico 1900 only.
,
credit they'd rather not talk at all. aU civilian employees of the Station in recognition of and

Navy life, to be full and satisfying, demands genuine duly appreciation here. Captain for his outstanding Reedy departs leadership the Station during tomorrow his tour of to The United States War

fraternal feeling. It throws men together-often, in remote assume his new duties as Commander CarDiv 20 at Quonset College, Newport, R.I., was
surroundings-to an extent that civilian life seldom does. Point R. I. in his new rank of rear admiral. Also guests at the founded in September, 1885.

Harmonious personal relationships, mutual respect and trust, luncheon and Capt.were James Comdr.Bentley Walter Public Schub Works NAS Officer.executive officer Adm. Stephen Luce supervisedeight
Capt. Robert
make such enforced proximity to one another not only Fagan. O&R Officer, was an invited guest but was unable to officers in the first one
tolerable but highly agreeable. attend the luncheon. month course.



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August
JAX AIR NEWS Pane 3
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Middies Display
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Interest VP-5 IfYa'

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Anti-Sub Warfare r t--- __ Ask Us

Patrol Squadron Five was com- ___
pletely overwhelmed at morning :: Do you think that Mickey Man-

.. quarters Monday, when 14 Mid- tle or Roger Marls will break

shipmen arrived at the home of .: ? k _ Babe Ruth's record of 60 home
the Mad Foxes and requested \ : runs in one season? If not this

flights in the squadron P2V5F's.The I year, do you think it will ever

officers of VP-5 were plea- S't S -\4' be broken?
;
:
_
santly surprised at the interest "If Mantle and Maris keep up
shown in anti-submarine warfare their long ball "
I
by the group and quickly : i \ :A hitting, theyhave <

rescheduled flights to accomodate : a good

them. chance to "':.Y.Y'A
Fleet Air Wing 11 squadronsand ____ break Ruth's k s?i.
4U ::
VP-45 in Bermuda, have .. c \ *m I record. I think',' ,1\
been scheduling familiarizationhops \ ktf that Mantle '
:* *
to indoctrinate the Mid- $
has
better
a
shipmen in the flight phase of chance because i, W J>
<'
their training here at NAS. Their of his batting \i4

desire to learn more about ASW { isv iJ .'.,,: ,::..<.'it..:,.;'.J
average \ ::
.:. >, s <.;,..
was evident Monday when they James R. Jei$1. :::< ; :

requested the additional flightson .' Jeranka
their own. VP-5 personnelwere H. a' :.< ranka, FA, Special Services.

I ,- The way Mantle is going now,
particularly impressed by -T .. .
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>av.': "'''R::--'''''''w.
their desire to learn the duties of : p. .'" .7 he shouldbreak
:{r'rs+n b.nL a.'iwwew a{b: : ,. .:.'
<.::": Ruth'srecord.
crew members and their ability to CHECK BEFORE ENTERING-These "Hurricane Hunters" take a moment to plan their .
actually perform some of those course of action prior to entering the "eye" of the hurricane which the plan and crew from :: I don'tthink
duties. VW-4 had been observing over the Gulf of Mexico during the hurricane season last year. The .J Mart
Several of the group also gave "hunters" are (left to right), Ltjg( ). Al White, radar control oficen Lt (jg). Gene Prsekurat <,:. can do it this
flight metorologist. and Lt. C. M. Lents, plane commander. Both White and Lents have been but he
free time year,
up over the weekendto transferred from the squadron since this photo was taken but Lt. Prsekurat Is presently with the :: :
fly with Comdr Robert L. squadron's headquarters in Roosevelt Roads, P.R. 1 .; may next year.
Huber and Lcdr. E. J. McCarthyon ':{4i: i I would like to

ten-hour operational flights.In : see both
praising the Midshipmen of Hurricane Hunters' Of VW-4 &, them break l.

the class of 1963, Comdr. T. H. They are
Z.5 <<:: ':
Casey Jr., commanding officerof Always Alert For Disturbances Williams kids and deserve -

the squadron, said, "That's .. It." James' Williams.. (?eh.
what I consider above and beyond bier, Navy Exchange; Cobbler
Tired Airborne
the call of duty." Early Warning ico and then Shop.
moving inland to
Squadron Four crewmen return- an occasional few making a kil
Midshipmen hosted on Mon- spread death and destruction in "If they do break the recordit
ing to their barracks here at NAS ling. In fact, this particular track
the
day "Mad
by Foxes" includedJ. won't
its wake. Early warning of impending mean
C. Thorell, T. R. Sloan, D. J. Jax normal, long-passed the end of the has nothing to do with any kind storms located by the as much as it V ai.;)f0 v

Simmons, C. F. Helsper, A. working day, have prob- of racing except with time and Hurricane Hunters can be cred- did in Ruth's
ably been out "on the track"
George, J. W. Eckert, D. F. weather. ited with having saved inesti- time. Back
and the "track" to Hurricane
Hendrick, J. C. Farley, J. M. a mable numbers of lives and then there '"" '
pro-
Wright Jr., C. Yarborough, L. R. Hunter means something entirely Designated "Alfa Track", theirs perty. seemed to be ,
Atkinson, J. F. Carroll, E. C. different than what it meansto is a specially formulated airwayfollowed :
more people .
Gosnell and G. J. Hutchins. most people.It by VW-4 in it? quest The Hunters fly three trips interested in <
isn't a place where horses, for weather disturbances, which weekly-Monday, Wednesday and
New dogs or cars are raced, with the have a nasty habit of developinginto Friday=and the pattern of the baseball and
Navy Building
patrons "dropping a bundle" and storms in the Gulf of Mex- track enables them, with theirpowerful especially because .
Launchng Pad For airborne radar, to "see" of Ruth
the entire Gulf area during the himself. It Callahan

Research RocketsThe Station Police Issue 126 10 and one-half hours it takesto would still be a big thing for

building of a new multi- fly it. that person if he could break

purpose launch pad at the Navy Traffic Tickets During JulyTraffic The track begins here at NAS, the record." Patrick J, Callahan,

Missile Facility, Port Arguello, runs a rectangular course over SN, Flag Lieutenants Office,
Calif., has been announced by the Gulf, and returns. The dis- "No. With the warm weather
the Navy. tickets issued by Station Police were downslightly tance covered is just over 2,000 coming up when pitchers preiominate -

The pad is designed to launch during July from what they had been in June, ac miles. yk. ':h i Iion't

research rockets developing up cording to the report of that group s monthly activity. The While flying, aerologists take + I think }hey
to 150,000 pounds of thrust. report showed the issuance of 120 in July as compared to their weather observations by"dropping" -: will be able to

The Navy has decided to cen- 133 during June, bring the total for the past six months to a "dropsonde" which break Babe

tralize launch operations becauseof 977.Of parachutes down. It sends back { Ruth's record.
the tickets issued in June, ,' I don't think
the increased number of small
fie Control Officer and 21 to the information concerning air pre
rocket launchings. 105 were assigned to the Traf- U. S. Commissioner's Court for sures at various levels, which i is i'' the pitchers areas

disposition. most vital in hurricane research. r @. good as the
.
Na This information is : : /.t ". :" .. pitchers of Ba-
then
Traffic cases involved were for relayedto "' 'z 'H":' '""
q >i LIaF { Artfi' : :-: HA? be Ruth's time.
reckless driving four; improper the Fleet Weather Facility i in :
parking, 16; failing to stop at Miami, which works in coordination tD} I don't think

stop sign, seven; speeding, 33; with the U.S. Weather Bureau Orgill the record will
faulty equipment, two; inatten- to alert residents of areas ever be broken." Ltjg). DaleV.

; } :.:E:$::yk'{{{': R y y tive driving, one; accidents, 13; threatened by a possible storm. Orgill, Assistant Officer-in-

and other violations, 26. The Hurricane Hunters here at Charge, Fleet Air Photo Lab.

Action taken by the Traffic NAS Jax are but a detachment
Control Officer, including cases I of two planes from the squad- 523 Employee'sTake

pending from the previous ron's home base at the U.S. Naval

month, were: restrictions, nine; Station Roosevelt Roads, Puerto AdvantageOf

sz+{:x sent to commanding officer for Rico. Polio InsuranceDuring

action, 10; traffic school, 10; indefinitely The track is continuously
suspended, two; sus- flown throughout the Hurricane the recent polio re-

pended, 32; warned, 26; dismissed, Season-June 15 to November 15- enrollment drive, 523 civilian
12; forwarded! to other activities which is now upon us until a employees of NAS either renewed -
for action, five terminated their existing policy or
; or storm is located. On locating a
transferred out, six; and notedon storm, the track is abandonedand joined the the group, according to
Industrial Relations
government permit, two. the storm is kept under con- ment. Depart-
Also, action taken by the U.S. stant surveillance, with regular
The polio insurance
Commissioner included fines i reports of its progress being vides ,protection for each plan subscriber pro-
three; probation, five; warned, radioed to the FWF.
and individual
covered
two; and dismissed, three. The track is a real drag. by the policy, and covers expenses -
There were six visitors who Flying 10 or 12 hours at a incurred during a periodof

LAST INSPECTION-Capt. James R. Reedy (center foreground received traffic citations. Thereare stretch with nothing to look at three years from the date of
), NAS commanding officer conducts his final personnel 24 cases pending in the Military but water and very tryingto diagnosis of polio up to the
inspection here last Friday during the Commander Naval AirBases Traffic Control Department, anyone's patience, but VW-4's amount of $10,000.
6ND Inspection. Capt. Reedy leaves NAS tomorrow for and 12 cases pending in the U.S. patience has paid off now, This Polio
year Insurance Group is
his new duties as Commander Carrier Division 20 homeportedat Commissioner's
Court
Quonset Point R. I. He will become a Rear Admiral upon making a after year, earning and retainingfor underwritten by a local insurance
assuming command having been selected for the promotion re. total of 36 cases awaiting dis- them the title of "Hurricane company and must be renewed
cently. position. j lunters.[ each year.




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Branch 126, Fleet Reserve As-

sociation, will be held at 2000, rtir __

August 17, at the Branch meeting '
hall. Delegates who are attendingthe <

Southeast Regional Caucusin -p

New Orleans will be back ,

with a report on the business I 7 -

that was transacted in which

i. Branch 126 will be bidding for

the 1962 Caucus to be held in
ak xo }
Jacksonville. the fis-
During 1960
cal year, the Branch increasedits '': : : o-

membership to more than a r! ,.
PERSONALITY 'i4}': s
thousand members. This 69 ::, i r,3
Miss Emily Kowkabany Card per- }: ff4 .' ; yyv
::s !t Punch' Operator of the Ma- cent gain should give the dele-

chine Records Division has gates an excellent chance of get- ; >4;:: r k d
been selected as Supply Per. ting the Caucus for 1962.
sonality of the Month for Au- *
;
44
Other items that
gust. Capt. James J. Davis Jr., will effect the
Supply Officer, presented her career enlisted man will also be
with a selection citation at informal reported on so don't miss this
ceremonies last week. important meeting.

Delegates attending the South-

Supply Selects east Regional Caucus are: Wal-
R.a.a..a.aaLll v.:. : ..,:.., .... ..,.
ter H. Johnson; DeWitt T. Beard;
Miss Wilson H. Sandefer James E. TESTING, TESTING--G. P. MarrinuccL PNCS, (standing), supervises the testing of personnel
Kowkabany ; on the Navy' new Advanced Technicians Test at the Naval Air Technical Training Unit here
Murphy; Laland P. Whitmire; at NAS Jax. NATTU is the only authorized administering agency for the test in the Jax Navy
As James R. Whitmire; Paul W. complex and is currently in the process of examining all personnel in the complex in accord,
Outstanding Hetz; Lowell I. Lorbeer, AubreyW. once with testing instruction Immediate application of test results will be for selection of per-

Miss Emily ,Kowkabany, Card Midgett; Billy K. Wilson; sonnel for assignment to nuclear power training.

Punch Operator of the Machine Reuben E. Mitchell; Louis W.

Records Division, was selectedas Lindsey; H. E. Kelly; John War- Health Benefits ProgramFor Advanced School

the Supply Personality of the ren; Harold E. McQuaig; Michael

Month last week, being notifiedof Tkac; Clyde S. Fisher; AuthurA. Training Possible

her election by Capt. JamesJ. Tropp; James E. Tyler; and Employees ClarifiedThe

Davis Jr., Supply Officer.A Robert E. Cronan. From New Tests
veteran of eight years civil For information concerning the
FRA contact Walter H. Johnson Industrial Relations Department has chosen to dis-
service, Miss Kowkabany oper- Enlisted men are going to havea
ates the 026 key punch machineon President, NAS Jax Ext. 8524 or cuss the topic of the Health Benefits Program this week, in chance to receive advanced

the third deck in the control Harold E. McQuaig, Public Re- keeping with their policy of keeping Federal employees in- technical training. The Bureauof

division to provide onthespotkey lations Chairman, NAS Jax Ext. formed of their rights and benefits. Naval Personnel will begin

punch services for the pro-I 8219. Unlike most other employee effective the last giving an advanced technician'stest
day
come on
health benefits
0 e benefits, coverage
cessing of various emergency to all career sailors who
I does not start immediately of the pay period following the
Branch 91, Fleet Reserve As- upon have
requisitions. not yet completed 12 yearsof
in which the Health
period
During the informal notifica- sociation, will participate in V-J employment. New employees pay service.
tion ceremonies Day memorial services at Green- must wait at least 14 days after Benefits Registration Form can-
she cited
was The exam will be given in
celling his enrollment is receivedby
for her enthusiasm and abilityto lawn Cemetery at 1500, Sunday, reporting to work before health his employment office. addition to the basic test bat-
August 13. The ceremonies benefits coverage begins. The
the of the are
sense urgency many that tery taken on first enlistment.The .
Regulations provide anemployee's
jobs handled which have been being sponsored by the American registration form cannot be received -
in the employing office enrollment ceases, BuPers order states that
instrumental in attaining the i War Mothers of America and
until the applicant is actually an subject to the temporary exten- second or subsequent enlistment
level of speed and efficiency and all shipmates are urged to at-
having met need. tend. employee since only an eligible sion of coverage for conversion, personnel take the test if they
every at midnight of the last day of are qualified in submarines but
register to enroll.
In addition Miss Kowkabanywas Branch 91's club located at employee may
,
These provisions normally require the pay period in which he is not yet tested or are in other
also commended for her cooperative 8554 Roosevelt Blvd., one mile
furloughed by reason of reduc- categories and have completed
a wait of a least three
and south of NAS Jax
congenial Highway
manner on
weeks before a new ungradedemployee's tion in force; he is separatedfrom 12 years enlisted service. Any
attitude as examples for others. 17, is now open under new
the service other than other who
enrollment, and at by career personnel wantto
Before beginning her civil management. Shipmate Lee
retirement under conditions entitling take the test can.
service career here in Septemberof Johnson, MU1 (Ret.), is manag- least 27 days before a gradedemployee's
him to continue his
1953, Miss Kowkabany, a na- ing the club which opens at 1100 enrollment, can be- enrollment In the future, personnel will

tive of New York, worked in daily except Sunday. All personsare come effective. or; his employment sta- takes technician test as soon as
tus changes that he is
private industry. invited to patronize the club. Cancellation of benefits be- so excluded possible after their first reen-
from enrollment; or he Hstment
dies. Coverage is also terminatedon
.nv{: .
.
--- The four-part test will be usedas
J the 365th day of continuous
screening for advanced schools.It .
nonpay status.Classified. includes separate tests in read-

4 ing comprehension, mathematics,
physics and electricity. Each

section is graded separately and

the scores will become a part of

the enlisted service record.'Miss .

FOR SALE

.. .. Normandy Village-3 bdrm, 2 bath, Life Saver'
.. wqi. y ..fYstow.. ..;.e3,: .. S' kyY
R 4>} : :,;Y L.L ::3 Fo}tii.i tsi: iyZ y. $87 per mOl A. l. Eulenfeld, EV 97175.

3:} o- : :., 4. :.;}::a..r' .i i' ''''}ivT Ji 349 Woodlawn FOR Ave.RENT-widow wishes to Beauty Contest At
share her 7 rm home with lady or cou-
ple; MM. Rote Euterllng, EV 7-4517.
Soothilde-5 rm, 2 bdrm, unfurn $70 King Hall Tonight
per mOl Mrs Scoot, CH 94886.
1602 Goodwin St.5 rm apt kit equip, Here's something for those

adults; Mr. Hill-3 Pendley.bdrm frustrated beauty contest judges.In .
; Murray con bit, $80
"oY.. : .: y per mOl J. D. Miller EV 73115. conjunction with its annual
}{x', 'r i.tr 'S}:<::,c; 8601 Roosevelt Blvd-furn house, utll! "Life Saver" Accident Preven-
25., : t "' 'F Effi. Apt-furn adults, $42.50
P cr,; .M t i per craft Control and Warning Squad.
10.50 wk
mo or pec:,, ; George Cunningham,
EV 89886. ron is sponsoring a beauty con-

Riverside-gar apt, 3 rmi & bath, test and variety show at King's
furn, $65 per mOl Miss Louise Bowden, Hall
EV 75671. on Thursday, August 10.
;:i::
Furn Gar Apt-1 bdrm, prl front & That's tonight! The time of the
f' : 4x, : } 3:g': "y; :;. 4s 'gy 3 back entr, $60 per mOl Ella Cay, EV event is 2000) and the admissionis

a :: 4-4328. free with open doors to every-
,. Jax Beach-unfurn 3 bdrm, 218 13th
** ; : : Ave N.; Pidrick, EV 7-3658 after 1615. one.

&&&.J A XU'iiLx.i i jfJioi.Li*** &' *&WI.jLai5& Unfurn House-1 bdrm kit equip, petsalwd Fourteen lovelies from Jack-
$50 per mo or $45 if lawn li
EXTENDS INSTEAD OF RETIRING-Whtn In the face of growing world tensions President kept; MM. H. G. Johnson, SP 11142. sonville and Jax Beach will vie
John F. Kennedy asked the nation for a build-up of armed forces, one local sailor quickly and Country Hom.-3 bdrm, furn, $70 I for the title "Miss Life Saver of
actively replied. James R. Ray (right), aviation electronic technician first class of Attack Squadron mOl Davis, BU 2.5295 after 1800. per 1961". Mr. Emory Cain, a local
176 here at NAS Jax who was scheduled to retire soon, answered the call by extending THIS 'N' THAT insurance agent will be guest
for two year instead of retiring. Capt. Vincent Casey (left). Chief of Staff to Commander Fleet Riders Wanted-Cedar Hills area bounded ,
Air Jacksonville, congratulates Ray on his choice as Comdr. Robert J. Stegg, VA-176 commandIng by London Bridge to Harlow to Boy speaker. The variety program
officer, looks on. Ray will be promoted to chief petty officer In September as a result of the Blue out Anvers & to Naval Ho, 0800-(( will feature the Mervyn Ricard
last Navy.wlde advancement In rating exams. 1630 Mae Graham, SP 1.3006 after 1700. Dancers of Jacksonville.




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LL.1AA } 6ND Golf Tournament Play





c Set Here September. 13-16


6th Naval District
'; The 1961

Golf Tournament will be playedat Spring IN Sports

NAS Jacksonville during the

period of September 13-16. PlannedFor

Jax Navy will enter a full Banquet

squad of four Male Open Divi-

sion, three Male Senior Division, August 22

! and three Female Open Division.
Tuesday, August 22 at 1930 has
! Qualifying rounds will be held
! : been the date and time set for

A i ........., ,\, 23-24 August for NAS entries. the Spring Intramural Sports
iJ Male Open Division entries are
Banquet. Trophies and awards
restricted to those having a seven
will be presented in the Main-
1 handicap or less. Entries must be
side Mess Hall by Cdr. W. J.
posted with Frank McCaffrey,
Schub, Commanding Officer of
Mainside Athletic Director, not .
NAS Jax.
later than August 21.
l Tenant activities attention is This will be a big night for the

.. directed to NAS Jax Notice 1710, VA-44 Hornets' who are making
their second trip to the awards
.. .......,.. ,, dated 27 July, 1961. Copies may
-- "" ---- table to pick a leg of the
be obtained if needed from the i up
NATTU SOFTBALL TITLISTS-The Support Splinters of
Iron Man Trophy, most coveted
NAS Special Services Office,
Naval Air Technical Training Unit were awarded individual
Support Splinters trophies as winners of the 1961 NATTU Softball Tournament Bldg. 704. intramural prize aboard the Sta-

play.off here last week. The winning diamondeers are (front tion. Four legs are needed to

Are '61 NATTUSoftball row, left to right) F. C. Fields team captain and P. L. Bray. make the cup a permanent pos-
. Second row B. E. Curtis. J. W. Campbell. R. A. Culver, and C. L. I I:session of any unit.Registrants.
r Lockhart. Third row, D. G. Harris, R. Vacarro. D. M. Nosson. Football/ Ducats
C. E. Skidmore E. C. Sanford E. E. Leyton, and Cap R. J.

ChampsThe Fleming trophies., commanding office of NATTU, who presented the Available At SoughtFor

Support Splinters softball

.! team at NATTU came out on Special ServicesSome Last Red Cross

1 1 top week of to that end league the 1961 action softball last Wilton Manor Cops 1961 excellent ((50-yard Water Safety ClassThe

line) tickets to the Pittsburgh"Stcelers"St.
1 there. last Red Cross Water

; season The final play-off for the Florida LL ChampionshipJax Louis "Cardinals' Safety event for this summer
professional game, to be
j championship found the Support will be a class of instruction in
held in the Gator Bowl at
; Splinters against the AE Blue Senior Life Saving, according to
team for up the best two out of Navy sports fans enjoyed three full days of thrilling 2000, August 26, may still be Jennings M. Hooks, Acting Field

1 three games. The Support Splin- baseball last week at Blue Angel Park with the playing of obtained at Special Servicesin Director. In order to qualify for
the 1961 Florida State Little League Championship Tourna Building 704. All tickets are
ters had a final average of 12 this course a person must be 16
ment.A $4 each and are available on a
games won compared to 7 losses. years of age or older and be ableto
never-say-die, scrapping "first come, first served"basis.
t AE Blue came in second with pass a preliminary swimmingtest.
team from Wilton Manor (Fort next batter, but lost the second .
t the MAD nine close on their tails
Lauderdale) copped the title out of the inning as an easy
, for third. End zone seats may be pur- Classes will be held from 0900to
edging out Clearwater 2 to 1 roller to second was kicked. Ano- chased at the gate for $2.
Captain R. J. Fleming, NATTU 1100 Monday through Friday
Friday nighf, in a suspensefilledgame ther base on balls, an infield
Commanding Officer, accepted Sponsored by the Jackson- and will last approximatelyeight
entire and strike-out set the
of the a
indicative error
I the team trophy to be placed in ville Charities, Inc., with all days. Applications for this
for little Baird to
stage Bobby
the trophy case among the many tournament.The proceeds going charity, the course will be taken at the
local Jax -Ortega smash a bases-loaded, two-out
Navy-
others already on display. pro game brings together two American Red Cross Field Director's -
elimin- winning shot down the alleyin
Little League team was game teams that have been tabbedto Office, Building 39, NAS

Deadline Nears ,For ated from the State competition center field. finish high in the standingsthis Jax, phone Ext. 552 or 554.
during their district play-offs at The 1961 Florida Champions,
year. Both clubs are load- Both military personnel and
Small Boat Registry Coco Beach, the last week of Wilton Manor, will now move ed with talent. their dependents may apply.

Now is the time to registerthat July. up to the Southern Regionals to .. Applicants will be notified of the
The opening day of the tour- be played in Athens, Ga. today
small boat, says the stateof time and place for the beginning
Florida. nament was marked by colorful and tomorrow, August 10-11. More Sports On Page i a of the class.
ceremonies with Rear Admiral
Any boat with a motor over

10 HP must be registered at the Joseph Carson and other militaryand 5 I w a.
civic leaders in attendance.The .
Motor Vehicle Dept., 111 Market
Street.If eight teams entered playeda

the boat is new, the owner dozen games from Wednesday -t __
'till Friday night, dis- _
should morning _
take the bill of sale when ,>k
applying for registration. If it playing superb pitching, bril-
and a barrage of 3
liant fielding
is a renewal take the previous ;
registration slip. home runs. Clearwater and Wil-
battled their way un-
The registration number must ton Manor
defeated to the final night's fin-
appear on the bow of the boat.
ale, eliminating six other clubs.
Decal and registration is for a

period of two years. That night, the two midget

The fee depends on the lengthof teams took to the field under

the boat with the average fee the lights with a crowd of 2,000 .

being $1.75.Registration. watching tensely. Mickey Rhoden-

should be made baugh, who had whiffed 15 Fer- far

before August 31.ComFairJax. nandina batters in nine inningsthe

first day, was the Manor

Sets starter, while Clearwater went
with fireballing southpaw Ron

Chalkey. The game was score-
Softball r.
,
TourneyFor
less until the top of the fifth :: ..ftt <,'"" .",*/itk < "i,,'- ', .:<<

August 2131The when Clearwater combined a ; \-i :: : ; '"''';;'' .v ,..,<" .,' f '.'$..,..
... "
,v'
y '
and two base hits r ff :t '
Manor error {"
ComFairJax Area Softball Beare Y. -i ,.<, .<0 '
for one tally. Bobby open- > .? .I', :
Tournament is slated to y;
of the sixth I
ed the bottom -
be ; :
held here August 21-31 with a walk, then ,
for Manor ''' '*
4IIM.
All ComFair units are eligibleto home :I.,. .>>, l
the :
compete in the double eli- scampered all way catcher .... yo *"'.., {" :'t:$'. .

mination event, the winner of with the tying let run a as pitch get arm As >.k Gks.a mus wk ....w 3 "tA3a.:. n: ..

which will compete in the Don Ferguson and then threw PLAY BALL Rear Adm. Joseph M. Carson. Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville is shown as
Lant Fleet Tournament Sep- away from him he threw out the first ball to open play in the State Little League Baseball Tournament here at
the ball into center field. Chal-I Blue Angel Park on Wednesday of last week. Eight teams battled it out for the title, which was
tember 4, at Norfolk, Va. key settled down and fanned the won by a hustling nine from Wilton Monroe (Ft. Lauderdale.)







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F FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION




The regular meeting of Yukon

Branch 126, Fleet Reserve As-

sociation, will be held at 2000,
August 17, at the Branch meeting

hall. Delegates who are attendingthe

Southeast Regional Caucusin
New Orleans will be back r{ rLA

with a report on the business

that was transacted in which

Branch 126 will be bidding for

the 1962 Caucus to be held in

Jacksonville. During the 1960 fis- j

cal year, the Branch increasedits

membership to more than a ,
.
SUPPLY PERSONALITY y'a \ t
< }
thousand w ar }3t :;2 l$ 1''f {>i} +f Y i SA K':2: } S>'
members.
This
69
Miss Emily Kowkabany, Card per-
Punch' Operator of the Machine cent gain should give the dele- W.
Records Division has gates an excellent chance of get- r.+r' {
Y. f i:{
been selected as Supply Per. ting the Caucus for 1962.
sonality of the Month for August .'
Capt. James J. Davis Jr.. Other items, that will effect the I }YY.s:{:: ,Say}h.Ay.,.., ff :2 in't} ,
Supply Officer, presented her career enlisted man will also be
with a selection citation at informal reported on so don't miss this
ceremonies last week. important meeting.

Delegates attending the South- :::
Supply Selects east Regional Caucus are: Wal- 1 : Jil1t. n
.
.. .
ter H. Johnson; DeWitt T. Beard; ii2>2 .Wxr. .v. :
Hiss Wilson H. Sandefer; James E. TESTING TESTING-C. P. Marrlnucci. PNCS (standing), supervises the testing of personnel
Kowkabany on the Navy' new Advanced Technicians Test at the Naval Air Technical Training Unit here
Murphy Laland P. Whitmire
; ; at NAS Jax. NATTU is the only authorized administering agency for the test in the Sax Navy
As James R. Whitmire; Paul W. complex and is currently in the process of examining all personnel in the complex in accord,
Outstanding Hetz; Lowell I. Lorbeer, AubreyW. ance with testing instructions. Immediate application of test results will be for selection of personnel *

Miss Emily .Kowkabany, Card Midgett; Billy K. Wilson; for assignment to nuclear power training. t

Punch Operator of the Machine Reuben E. Mitchell; Louis W.

Records Division, was selected Lindsey; H. E. Kelly; John War- Health Benefits ProgramFor Advanced School
as the Supply Personality of the ren; Harold E. McQuaig; Michael

Month last week, being notifiedof Tkac; Clyde S. Fisher; AuthurA. Training Possible

her election by Capt. JamesJ. Tropp; James E. Tyler; and Employees ClarifiedThe

Davis Jr., Supply Officer.A Robert E. Cronan.
From New Tests
veteran of eight years civil For information concerning the

service, Miss Kowkabany oper- FRA, contact Walter H. Johnson, Industrial Relations Department has chosen to dis- Enlisted men are going to havea
ates the 026 key punch machineon President, NAS Jax Ext. 8524 or cuss the topic of the Health Benefits Program this week, in chance to receive advanced
Harold E. McQuaig Public Re- keeping with their of keeping Federal in-
the third deck in the control policy employees technical training. The Bureauof
division to provide onthespotkey lations Chairman, NAS Jax Ext. formed of their _rights and benefits. Naval Personnel will begin
8219. I Unlike most other employee
services for"the
punch pro- I giving an advanced technician'stest
benefits, health benefits coverage come effective on the last day
of various
cessing
emergency I to all career sailors who
requisitions. Branch 91, Fleet Reserve .Association does not start immediately upon of the pay period following the
have not yet completed 12
During the informal notifica will participate in V-J : employment. New employees pay period in which the Health service. yearsof

tion ceremonies, she was cited Day memorial services at Green- ; must wait at least 14 days after Benefits Registration Form can-
celling his enrollment is receivedby The exam will be given in
for her enthusiasm and abilityto lawn Cemetery at 1500, Sunday, reporting to work before health
his employment office. addition to the basic test bat-
sense the urgency of the many August 13. The ceremonies are benefits coverage begins. The
jobs handled which have been being sponsored by the American registration form cannot be received Regulations provide that an tery taken on first enlistment.The .

instrumental in attaining the War Mothers of America and in the employing office employee's enrollment ceases, BuPers order states that

level of speed and efficiency and all shipmates are urged to at- until the applicant is actually an subject to the temporary extension second or subsequent enlistment
having met every need. tend. employee since only an eligible I I of coverage for conversion, personnel take the test if they
employee register to enroll. at midnight of the last day of are qualified in submarines but
In addition, Miss Kowkabanywas Branch 91's club, located at may
also commended for her cooperative 8554 Roosevelt Blvd., one mile These provisions normally require the pay period in which he is not yet tested or are in other

manner and congenial south of NAS Jax on Highway a wait of a least three furloughed by reason of reduc- categories and have completed
weeks before ungraded tion in force; he is separated 12 years enlisted service. Any
a new
attitude as examples for others. 17, is now open under new
Before beginning her civil management. Shipmate Lee employee's enrollment, and at from the service other than by other career personnel who wantto

service career here in Septemberof Johnson, MU1 (Ret.), is manag- least 27 days before a graded retirement under conditions entitling take the test can.

1953, Miss Kowkabany, a na ing the club which opens at 1100 employee's enrollment, can be- him to continue his en- In the future, personnel will
tive of New York, worked in daily except Sunday AU personsare come effective. rollment or; his employment sta- takes technician test as soon as
private industry. invited to patronize the club. Cancellation of benefits bel.if. tus changes so that he is excluded possible after their first reen-
from enrollment; or he listment.

.....,.... ... ... ............. : ..ya.+M:n..,,,,,na,n...Ya:+< ,.;:,".: attraa a.x}xaanc2vruY; >x:m>}hyVnr.>:k2 dies. Coverage is also terminatedon
The four-part test will be usedas
the 365th day of continuous
screening for advanced schools.It .
nonpay status.
includes separate tests in read-

ing comprehension, mathematics,
\ a physics and electricity. Each

Classified section is graded separately and

the scores will become a part of
the enlisted service record.

FOR SALE

As a> Normandy Village-3 bdrm, 2 bath, 'Miss Life Saver'
..t %s'.ia $87 per mo; A. L. Eulenfeld, EV 97175.

349 Woodlawn FOR Avt.RENT-widow withes to Beauty Contest At
share her 7 rm home with lady or tow
ple; Mrs. Rote Easterllng, EV 74517.
-H South.ld -5 rm, 2 bdrm, unfurn. $70 King Hall Tonight
per mOl Mrs Scoot CH 94886.
1602 Goodwin St.-5 rm apt, kit equip, Here's something for those
adults; Mr. Pendley.
Murray Hill-3 bdrm, con blk, $80 frustrated beauty contest judges.In .
yti::'': k:;,: k,.aceatbe;a'. :. .. per mo; J. D. Miller EV 73115. conjunction with its annual
,:.i. ;.: .y::.' 8601 Roosevelt Blvd-furn house util "Life Saver" Accident Preven-
?: t ..
: ; .
{ ,. +
k.
a
{2. :? { rm; Mrs. Ehl.n.Effl. .
,#?; .y+; S} tion Campaign, the 679th Air-
I# .:.,;. N.4. c{' '< }4ira ;: Apt-furn, adults, $42.50 per craft Control
i'r } L >, and Warning Squad
{ ; :a..fk {.%: }:iwS.t:,, mo or 10.50 pe(,wk; George Cunningham,
EV 8-9886. ron is sponsoring a beauty con-

Riverside-gar apt, 3 rms & bath, test and variety show at King's
;:. Y'+2a': ; furn, $65 per mo; Mill Louise Bowden, Hall
EV 7-5671. on Thursday, August 10.
'' ':. ti'2 Furn Gar Apt-1 bdrm, prl front & That's tonight! The time of the
} }, :; }{n: ;?'#:}ate: back entr, $60 event is 2000) and
Ella the
"': ,>'"o:: f': :;",! "" '>4,,:. .r.: per mo; Cay, EV admissionIs
t '<$w< '" k'' ,. 4-4328.
;>: : t ::1 q free with open doors to every-
Jax Beach-unfurn, 3 bdrm, 218 13th
(iM1 ,.. Ave N.; Padrlck, EV 7-3658 after 1615. one.
.:o.. : baCA.:..a.Y n Unfurn House-1 bdrm, kit equip, pets Fourteen lovelies from Jacksonville -
EXTENDS INSTEAD OF RETIRING-When in the face of growing world tensions, President kept alwd;, Mrs$50 H.per G.mo Johnson or $45 If lawn Is I and Jax Beach will vie
SP 1.1
John F. Kennedy asked the nation for a build-up of armed forces, one local sailor quickly and Country Home-3 bdrm, furn, $70 U2. for the title "Miss Life Saver of
actively replied. James R. Ray, (right), aviation electronic technician first class of permo
Attack Squadron ; Davis, BU 2-5295 after 1800. 1961". Mr. Emory Cain, a local
176 here at NAS Jax, who was scheduled to retire soon answered the call by extending THIS 'N' THAT insurance
for two years instead of retiring. Capt. Vincent Casey ((1em). Chief of Staff to Commander Fleet Riders Wanted-Cedar Hills bounded agent, will be guest
Air Jacksonville, congratulate Ray on his choice a* Comdr. Robert J. Stegg, VA-176 commandIng by London Bridge to Harlow area speaker. The variety program
officer, looks on. Ray will be promoted to chief officer in to Boy will feature the
petty September at a result of the Blue out Anvers & to Naval Hoe, 0800- Mervyn Ricard
last Nary.wide advancement in rating exams. 1630 Mae Graham, SP 1.3006 after 1700. Dancers of Jacksonville.




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Golf Tournament Play





Set Here September 1316The



1961 6th Naval District

Golf Tournament will be playedat IH
..... Spring Sports
'"'' NAS Jacksonville during the

i4.' period of September 1316.
: 'J.
.. : Planned
.,.'.,*.."..., ., ," .... .. /., Jax Navy will enter a full Banquet
.J
\:; >. ';t. :' <"'" 4. squad of four Male Open Divi-

X"\' i sion, three Male Senior Division, For August 22

and three Female Open Division.
Tuesday, August 22 at 1930 has
Qualifying rounds will be held
been the date and time set for
23-24 August for NAS entries.
h the Spring Intramural Sports
Male Open Division entries are
i Banquet. Trophies and awards
restricted to those having a seven
will be presented in the Main-
handicap or less. Entries must be
side Mess Hall by Cdr. W. J.
posted with Frank McCaffrey,
Schub Commanding Officer of
,
Mainside Athletic Director, not .
NAS Jax.
later than August 21.

Tenant activities attention is This will be a big night for the

j.'i directed to NAS Jax Notice 1710, VA-44 Hornets' who are making
::n\, ,' ': '<,: their second trip to the awards
.' ,
dated 27 1961.
'hh" July Copies
may
"
,. .
: .. ... ,, ,"
'- :: 'L.* be obtained if needed from the table to pick up a leg of the
I NATTU SOFTBALL TITLISTS-The Support Splinters of
Naval Air Technical Training Unit were awarded individual NAS Special Services Office, Iron Man Trophy, most coveted

Support Splinters trophies as winners of the 1961 NATTU Softball Tournament Bldg. 704. intramural prize aboard the Sta-

play.off here last week. The winning diamondeers are (front tion. Four legs are needed to

Are '61 NATTU row, left to right) F.'C. Fields team captain and P. L. Bray. make the cup a permanent pos-
Second row B. E. Curtis J. W. Campbell R. A. Culver and C. L. session of unit.Registrants.
Lockhart. Third row D. G. Harris, R. Vacarro D. M. Nosson. Football Ducats any

Softball C. E. Skidmore E. C. Sanford. E. E. Leyton, and Capt. R. J.

ChampsThe trophies.Fleming commanding office of NATTU, who presented the Available At SoughtFor

Support Splinters softball

team at NATTU came out on Special ServicesSome Last Red Cross

top of that league action last Wilton Manor Cops 1961
week to end the 1961 softball excellent ((50yardline Water Safety ClassThe
) tickets to the Pittsburgh
season there. last Red Cross Water
.
"Stcelers"-St. Louis "Card.inals'
The final play-off for the Florida LL ChampionshipJax "'professional game, to be Safety event for this summer
championship found the Support will be a class of instruction in
held in the Gator Bowl at
Splinters against the AE Blue Senior Life Saving, according to
up
Navy sports fans enjoyed three full days of thrilling 2000, August 26, may still be Field
team for the best two out of Jennings M. Hooks, Acting
three games. The Support Splin- baseball last week at Blue Angel Park with the playing of obtained at Special Servicesin Director. In order to quality for
the 1961 Florida State Little League Championship Tourna- Building 704. All tickets are
this must be 16
ters had a final average of 12 course a person
ment.A $4 each and are available on a
games won compared to 7 losses. years of age or older and be ableto
never-say-die, scrappingteam "first come, first served"basis.
AE Blue came in second with pass a preliminary swimmingtest.
from Wilton Manor (Fort next batter, but lost the second .
the MAD nine close on their tails .
for third. Lauderdale) copped the title, out of the inning as an easy End zone seats may be pur- Classes will be held from 0900to
edging out Clearwater 2 to 1 roller to second was kicked. Ano-
chased
at the gate for $2.
Captain R. J, Fleming, NATTU 1100 Monday through Fridayand
Friday nighf, in a suspensefilledgame ther base on balls, an infield
Commanding Officer, acceptedthe Sponsored by the Jackson- will last approximatelyeight
indicative of the entire error and a strike-out set the
team trophy to be placed in ville Charities, Inc., with all days. Applications for this
tournament.The stage for little Bobby Baird to
the trophy case among the many proceeds going to'charity, the course will be taken at the
Jax smash bases-loaded two-out
local Navy- -Ortega a ,
others already on display. pro game brings together two American Red Cross Field Director's -
elimin- winning shot down the
team alleyin
Little League was game
teams that have been tabbedto
Office, Building 39, NAS
Deadline Nears ,For ated from the State competition center field. finish high in the standingsthis Jax, phone Ext. 552 or 554.
during their district play-offs at The 1961 Florida Champions,
year. Both clubs are load- Both military personnel and
Small Boat Registry Coco Beach, the last week of Wilton Manor, will now move ed with talent. their dependents may apply.

Now is the time to register July. up to the Southern Regionals to Applicants will be notified of the
The opening day of the tour- be played in Athens, Ga. today
that small boat, says the stateof time and place for the beginningof
Florida. nament was marked by colorful and tomorrow, August 10-11 I More Sports On Page 6 the class.

ceremonies with Rear Admiral
Any boat with a motor over
10 HP must be registered at the Joseph Carson and other militaryand : Y.rrr ;...4.,
.1h.xr
civic leaders in attendance.The .
Motor Vehicle Dept., 111 Market
Street.If eight teams entered playeda
f's ,
from Wednesday t t
the boat is new, the owner dozen games
'till Friday night, dis-
should take the bill of sale when morning .4

applying for registration. If it playing superb pitching, bril-
liant fielding and a barrage of
is a renewal take the previous
registration slip. home runs. Clearwater and Wil- : b

The registration number must ton Manor battled their way un-
defeated to the final night's fin-
appear on the bow of the boat.
ale, eliminating six other clubs.
Decal
and registration is for a
&
period of two years. That night, the two midget I.

The fee depends on the lengthof teams took to the field under

the boat with the average fee the lights with a crowd of 2,000

being $1.75.Registration. watching tensely. Mickey Rhoden-

should be made baugh, who had whiffed 15 Fer-

before_ August 31.TComFairjax. nandina batters in nine inningsthe

first day, was the Manor

Sets starter, while Clearwater went

with fireballing southpaw Ron

Softball Chalkey. The game was score- ;,

TourneyFor less until the top of the fifth ,4, ,...., FlyJdJ. 'i' ;py Jf, / %MNC 'rIi MGlf {;.OG'v' '.C r...S:%.. ; .4 g ...3 fi.
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August 2131The when Clearwater combined a /ar2>/:i:, '};''a #y 1 S'r'., r fY' 'b ;Y 4Kd h.;S !i% J ri /x?
/
4
egos' ?P'3J/. ;'$ 43 wncsr :.
fr
Manor error and two base hits >6 r'JbO.. 3} : y 9F75
ComFairJax Area Soft- .. %H %{fM% { ns
Beare Yr, ,'A{ r.G r yyr
Bobby open- }
for tally.
ball Tournament is slated to one
of the sixth
ed the bottom
be held here August 2131. .TY S
for Manor with a walk, then JiaY> Ji
All ComFair units are eligibleto scampered all the way home _

compete in the double eli- with the tying run as catcher / + yJ 911'l/%Gf k w,i,by /i .:
mination event, the winner of Ferguson let a pitch get 64R (fSSLb' 'e/'rJFi6'i.fOd.. r7 Y/J1&': ..nv.. r. JboOCS.'PA' 4

which will compete in the Don him and then threw PLAY BALL-Rear Adm. Joseph M. Carson, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, is shown at
Lant Fleet Tournament Sep- away from he threw out the first ball to open play in the Stale Little League Baseball Tournament here at
the ball into center field. Chal-I Blue Angel Park on Wednesday of last week. Eight teams battled it out for the title, which was
tember 4, at Norfolk, Va. down and fanned the nine Lauderdale.
key settled won by a hustling from Wilton Monroe (Ft. )







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FAETU's Film Library Station(Continued from Page 1))

is not an artist. In fact he doesn't
even dabble in art as a hobby.
OfferNoonTimeMoviesAll He does some lettering and print-
:
"', ing on his job, which is the extent -
personnel may now take advantage of a special --i' LawN I of his art endeavors. .
showing of movies at the FAETULant Detachment Two Film When he was announced as
Library during their lunch hour. The free movies are being the winner Griffith said: "I'm
offered to NAS personnel, civilian and military, to help very honored, and also plea-
them stay abreast of current events in the Navy. santly surprised. I appreciate the

The films will be shown from prize, but I am more proud of the
1130 to 1230 on Tuesdays and Rusceiia Johnson honor of having my design.selec-
Thursdays in Room 108, Build- ted as the one to represent the
ing 168. > Station."
Gushanas WinnersIn
The selection of films will be tiLa Griffith's insigne will be sent
made from FAETU's large film to the Chief of Naval Operationswho
library of over 4,000 films rang- Weekend Golf r"-ht-' ;- approves or disapproves all
ing from the most highly tech- proposed insigna. No naval avia-
nical training film to the latest Two tournaments were held at tion insignia -shall be worn or
Navy developments and cover- the Station golf course last week displayed until they have been
ing every aspect of Naval train- end, a Calloway on Saturday, officially approved by CNO.
and an enlisted Two Ball on Members of the judging panel

ing.If the movie hour program is Sunday. were Comdr. Charles Thomas,
met with sufficient response to Guido Ruscetta won the Saturday Administration Dept.; Lcdr. G.
warrant its continuation the film I event with a gross score II. Lamb, Operations Department;
ART CRITICS-It was from the numerous entries
library is prepared to insure thata I of 86, and a net of 68. Runnersup shown here that the judges in the among background had to select a Lcdr. E. H. Daughtrey, Aircraft
fine selection of general interest were Tom Greenwood and winner for possible adoption as the official NAS Jax insigne. Maintenance Department; Lcdr.
and infqrmative films will Phil Hughes with gross 73 and Some of the judges (left to right) are Lt. R. M. Brannock. Public W. T. Blakney, Plans Office; Lt.
net 68Mt marks. Works: Lcdr. C. H. Lamb. Operations: Cdr. W. J. Schub, NAS R. N. Brannock, Public Works
be made available for showing. executive officer George J. Arnold O&R: Lcdr. E. H. Daughtry
Dave Johnson and Mrs. Pete Department; Lt. E. W. Schekorra,
Whenever possible, a scheduleof Aircraft Maintenance; and Comdr. A. N. Mclnnis NAS. Service
Gushanas grabbed the low gross Information Officer.Data NAS Communications; George
films to be shown, each month
the following day with their 81. Arnold, Overhaul and Repair De-
will in the Jax Air News.
appear J. P. Hall and Mrs. Jack McKay partment; G. C. McLeod, Supply
Film catalogs are available in rang up the lowest net score with Unit Department; and T. S. Hickman,
the film library for issuance to 73, while Mrs. McKay's spouse Processing YN2, and R. J. Lanier, RM1, NAS
activities upon request. and Mrs. Earl Pearson ended Communications.
The Film Library is under the round right behind them
the direction of Lt. R. A. Bar- with 74. Installed At SupplyIn O&R EmployeeContinued
ringer and Chief Tradevman A. On tap on the Golf Shack calendar -
D. McFarland. They arc avail- is a boys and girls Jun- ( from Page 1))
able to assist training personnelin ior Tournament, planned for Au- ceremonies held in the NAS Supply Department ren Petra, Norbert, Barbara and
the selection and procurementof gust 16 and 17. The youngsterswill Machine Records Division yesterday, Wednesday, August 9, little Frank."
any desired training film. be divided into two age Captain James R. Reedy, Commanding Officer of Naval Air Also enclosed with letter wasa
The following film have been groups, 10-13 and 14 and over Station, Jacksonville, officially accepted delivery of an IBM snapshot of the family.
scheduled for showing during for the medal play event. One Type 1401 Card System."The Bronstein said it was certainly
August: 'To The Shores of Iwo dollar will cover the cost of this installation of this new tainly nice to know that some-
Jima" and "Twentieth CenturySub and a 9-hole match play junior equipment will enable the Sup- storage of data, but it can be one had received the package.
Killers," August 10; "Spot- tournament slated for August ply Department to improve and equipped with magnetic tape or
light on Germany" and "Red 22-24. Register now at the golf expand the data processing serv- disc units for the storage of
Applicants SoughtFor
China," August 15; "Sea Power- shack. ices being provided to Station I various types of alphabetic-nu-
Lifelines of Freedom" and "Sea departments and satellite activi- merical data and records. Nuclear ShipsThe
Power-The Navy and the Missile ties," Capt. Reedy said.
1hynne While no definite plans for ex- Chief of Naval Personnelis
Age," August 17; "Power for of the Titres The IBM' 1401 Card System is pansion of the system have been presently soliciting applica-

Peace" and "Navy Log-The MISTAKES I one of the most modern methodsof announced, the high speed of the tions from qualified personnelfor
Pirate and the Pledge," August CAN BE processing data in punchedcard 1401, together with its ability to the Nuclear-Powered Sur-
22; "The Navy Frogman" and EXASPERATING o p form. The syst.em reads 800 perform several data processing face Ship Program.
The Challenge of Ideas," Au- UT LEARNINCT ] cards per minute, prints tabula- functions in one operation, will Applications are particularly
gust 24; and "Sea PowerSixthFleet FROMSTIMULATING. ted reports and listings at a enable the Supply Departmentto needed from personnel in the
," August 29. rate of 600 lines minute and
per immediately release several
/
MM, BT, IC, EM, and ET ratingsin
punches 250 cards per minute. conventional electric accounting pay grades E4 through E6 as
Hollywood is the only place in Instructions to the system, knownas machines. As additional data well as designated strikers for
the world where they put beau- "programs," are prepared in processing applications are installed these ratings. '
tiful frames in pictures. punched card form and fed to on the 1401, it is expect. Interested personnel are to
the machine immediately aheadof ed that several more machineswill submit requests to the CI&E
the cards to be processed. be released. Officer.
> YrF' I These instructions are stored ona
magnetic core and retained "
until the job being performed is ;'T' iLIi

completed. The stored programis
removed automatically when

the system is reprogrammed witha ; r ::; ;: :: c F
different set of instructions.The .
new equipment is not
{ s equipped with "memory" for the

'rf"'rf"'Y
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Football Meet SetA
.4'O:
!: : L t Gym August 22A :1dv Y
: c Yd
touch football organiza-
tional meeting has been ar-
ranged for Tuesday, August {{
22 at 0930, in the athletic dir-

ector's office at the Mainside iv ::4 f 01
Gym. All commands Interested _
in gridiron participationare
< ryyti requested to send an envoy
for the pigskin season, r
which is scheduled to beginin

September. .Y.
Those interested in refer-
eeing the approaching intramural -

DON'T THROW MONEY AWAY This Is a typical scene games are also askedto MEDAL OF HONOR HOLDER PROMOTED Warrant
of waste and financial lost to local Navy personnel's Welfare drop by Frank McCaffrey'soffice Officer Harold E. Wilson (right). Congressional Medal of Honor
Fund. Bottles lost, destroyed or not returned to racks cause a or call him at ext. 585. holder and the. only Marine Corps reserve warrant officer on
deduction of two cents each from Nary Exchange profits. Per. active duty to be selected for permanent promotion to grade
sonnel who loose, destroy or remOTe bottles from the Tending W-3 in recent selections, had the bars of his new rank pinnedon
machine areas cause an ultimate loss to all their shipmates "My husband talked in his by Co!. Frank R. Porter Jr., commanding officer of the M(.
since profits from these machines are used primarily for their sleep last night." rine Air Reserve Training Detachment here at NAS on Mon-
benefit. Profits go toward providing movies, the Jax Air News, "Did you stop him?" day.Wilson who has been on active duty with MARTD since 1958.
athletic events, swimming pools, parties and many others. So "Not until he 'became inco- recently signed for another six years of active duty which will
t don't throw YOUR money away, save it by returning empties.... make him eligible for retirement. He will leave MARTD August
I) to racks. herent. 15 for duty with the First Marine Division on Okinawa.


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