Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: October 19, 1961
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Holding Location: University of Florida
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Extended Servicemen Cautioned On Medicare Privileges

Y1l. 1 if .0 -- C J
extension 01 active -
duty the Uniformed Services Identi- Extensions of tours may result They also know that the
could gov-
periods cause some
for after the
apply care expira-
fication and Privilege Card (DD in
some dependents being
for of ernment is not
problems dependents responsible for
Form 1173)). The cards carry an without valid cards for some tion date appearing on their
extended medical military personnel from expiration date of eligibility time. Civilian physicians and medical care given after theserviceman's cards, is advising physicians and
seeking care
civilian physicians and hos- which is normally the same as hospitals have come to recognizethe discharge from active hospitals that many will actuallybe

pitals, the Office of Depend- the sponsoring serviceman's expected Form 1173 as the dependent's duty eligible even though they haveno

ents' Medical Care warns. II dae of expiration of license for auothorized medicalcare The Medicare office, anticipating valid proof of such eligibilityIt

Identification of eligibles is service. at government expense. that some dependents may
is the responsibility of
the serviceman or his dependents -

to take what action is need-

ed to "up date" the evidence of

-Jt1 the dependent's eligibility.

Medicare suggests that wherea

J delay in such updating occurs
I the situation should be explained
to the civilian medical facilitiesand

that some proof of continu-
service should be
VoL 19 No. 29 U. S. NAS Jacksonville, Fla. 19 October 1961 ing military

J -r Navy Offers EM New I

Rate Change Program I

With certain limitations, the Navy has broken down its

"no conversion" policy and opened a new program which '

allow sailors in non-critcal rates to switch to a more prom- I

kh d o' ising career field.
The new program, called i
the rating).
:?:+,k, yi,,>.ssK .. ? SCORE, for selective conversionand
;?> C : {y..Z: E-4s will be automatically pro-
retention, will allow men in
wv:: ?t;?;c g moted to E-5 upon completionof
overloaded billets to convert to
the Class "B" school.
critically undermanned jobs.
Here are the rates the Navy
The Navy believes this will
hopes to draw from in its
offer greater opportunities for
SCORE program: BM, GMG,
promotional chances and
pro- IM, YN, PN, SK, DK, CS, SH,

pay.The LI, DM, EN, SFM, SFP, DC, PM,
program is primarilyfor EOH, EON, CMA, CMM, BUL,
E-3s who are designated BUll, BUR, UTP, UTB, UTA and
strikers for E-4s and E-5s. UTW.

But applications will be accepted -
from personnel in other
60-YEARS FEDERAL SERVICE-Clarke Bennett (center), and Lee C. Fulk (right), proudly NAS
who the
display their 30-year length of service pins while Captain James R. Compton, NAS commanding pay grades meet requirements Inspection
officer, reads their accompanying citation during informal ceremonies in the captain's office last the Navy said.
Thursday. Bennett, of the Public Works Department was awarded his Nary anchor-type lapel Included in the criteria to enter For All Hands
emblem for 22 years military duty with,the Navy and eight years with Civil Service here at the SCORE
NAS. Fulk, of the Overhaul and Repair Department, received his 30-year pin for 24 years Navy program are
military duty and six years Civil Service here at NAS. Both employees were cited for their long these factors:
Set October 27
and faithful service to the Federal government. A man must be recommended'I

for the program
Personnel Inspection for all
ment head, division officer or I NAS personnel will be held on
Air Station CO senior officer.
Said petty
Speeding Top Friday, October 27. Regimental
Men who meet the
require-I I and Officer's
Extends ThanksOn ments and reenlist for muster will be at 0700 the -
Call at 0715 on par-
will be offered the following: Yorktown and
ade ground at
Station Violation"One AnniversaryA Guaranteed assignment to a Gillis street.

hearty "well done" and Class "A" school to which he Uniform for Naval personnelwill

of the most frequent expressions of sincere apprec- wants to convert. be Full Dress White and
violations of traffic regula- hazard exists, the posted speeds iation were voiced by Captain Automatic promotion to E-4 for Marines as prescribed by the
tions aboard NAS Jax is ex- shall be lawful, but any speedin James R. Compton, Naval Air if he graduates from the Commanding Officer, Marine

cessive speeding," said CDR excess of those limits shall be Station commanding officer, on school. Barracks.All .

George Center, Station Se- prima facia evidence of reckless Monday to all persons and At least a year on-the-job personnel, including thosein

curity Officer, this week. driving.The organizations who had a partin training in the new rating before the daily duty section, except

"While signs are posted speeds established for the making the three-day 50th assignment to Class "B"I those actually standing watches,

throughout the station to ad- station are: ten miles per hourin Anniversary of Naval Avia- I training (such training guaranteed and blood donors between July

vise personnel of the speed limitin any designated parking lot, tion celebration such an out- if there is a course for 29 and October 27 will attend.
taxi strip, or warehouse area standing success.
that particular area, these
in close proximity to any below the
or Quoted are cap-
signs are not the prevailing fac-
tor in determining 'just whatis aircraft; twenty miles per hourin tain's expressions of appreci-
residential, barracks, or ation
any :
a safe speed', he continued.
training area, and upon all un- "Realizing the enormous
Other conditions existing at improved roads; thirty miles per amount of time and effort expended -
the time such as rain or fog, the hour in such other locations, un- by such a huge num-

condition of the roadway, and less otherwise limited by traffic ber of persons and organiza-

the amount of 'traffic thereon, signs (as a result of a recent tions in putting, what I con-

greatly influence the speed at change, motorists may now tra- sider to have been an out-
which a motorist may safely vel 35 MPH on Yorktown Ave.) ; standing and most appropriate

proceed and are, therefore, additional and thirty-five miles per hour celebration together, I wish to

limitations on his speed. for authorized emergency vehicles -|, express my personal thanksto

Station i Traffic Regulationsstate only.Administrative. each and everyone con- .' -

that, no person shall drivea and/or disci- cerned." .,,.)
vehicle at a speed greater thanis plinary action will be taken "The diligence, earnest assistance -
reasonable and prudent under against all traffic violators he and active coopera-

the conditions and having regardto said. Administratively, In the tion by all persons and organizations -
the actual and potential haz- case of speeders and drunk driv- in preparing and

ard then existing. In every ers, the penalty ,may range up- carrying out the many and
event, speed shall be controlled ward to one year loss of driving varied celebration activitieswere

0 as may be necessary to avoid privileges aboard the Naval re- commendable and are .
colliding with any person, 'vehicle servation. In disciplinary action, sincerely appreciated by the
,or other conveyance on it shall be such punishment as entire command." DISTINGUISHED VISITOR RADM Joseph M. Carson,
or entering the roadway in com- may be adjudged by a court- J. R. COMPTON ComFairJax and ComNabSix (right), chats with VADM Charles
Frontier and Commander
Wellborn Commander Eastern Sea
pliance with legal requirementsand martial for military personnel, Captain, U.S. Navy Atlantic Reserve Fleet on his arrival here last week for a two-
the duty ,of all persons to or the United States Federal Commanding Officer day visit. While here, Admiral Wellborn toured the Reserve
use due care. Where no special j I Ir Court for civilian personnel. Fleet and facilities at the Green Cove Springs Naval Station.


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19 October 1961

Last Plane Of NATTU Navy

Jt1 VP-18 Returns Family Takes

MAS J.dsaoeNrgl. From :
CAPT J. R. Compton __. Commanding Officer SigonellaCDR Two HonorsReally

CDR Walter J. Schub __...._._....... Executive Officer
W. W. Honour commanding -
Fleet Air JeckaOfMUe NAB 6NO ,
officer of Patrol Squadron getting into the awards
RADM Joseph M. Carton Commander .
CAPT Vincent Casey Chief of Staff, FalrJax 18, has returned to NAS Jack- h .e T ai picture recently is the Naval Air
CAPT C. L Moore, Jr. Chief of Staff, NAB Six sonville from NAF Signonella, Technical Training Unit husbandand

Fleet Air Wing Eleven Sicily, with the last squadron wife team of Mirian E.

CAPT Renfro Turner, Jr. CommanderCAPT aircraft, completing the squad- Ruryk, PN1, and Suzanne RUN
Andrew H. Cowart Chief Staff Officer
Naval Air Technical Training Unit ron's arrival from five months yk, DK3.
CAPT Hartiel D. Allen Commanding' Officer deployment.The : 1 ? Recently Ruryk, of the Ca.

CDR Eugene F. Verdery ? ,, ,- Executive Officer Flying Phantoms are the reer Appraisial Team, was

CAPT R. O. Canada .. Navel Hospital Commanding officer first squadron to have been de-1 y rsaaa awarded a commendation as

CAPT Stephen H. Tollnt( __.__...-_ Executive Officer ployed to the NATO base twice ;: NATTU "Sailor of the Month"for
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit having gone there before short- August by CAPT H. D. Allen
CAPT Ralph E. Elliott, Jr. __. Commanding Officer commissioned in
ly after it was commanding officer of NAT
CDR William M. Miller. Executive Officer
TU. His commendation
Printed commercially with non-appropriated fundi In Jacksonville, Florida at 1959.While stated
no expense to the government end In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July there recently, the that; "Ruryk's ability to work
1958. Distributed free of charge to military and ctvttUn pwwirol of Fleet Air squadron worked with the NATO extremely well with his sub-

Jacksonville, Naval Air Station., Naval Air Technical Training UnH, Fleet Air Wing forces of Italy, Greece, Turkey, ordinates as well as his superiors
11, Naval Air Reserve Unit and U.S. Naval
Training Hospital
France, and Great Britian, receiving coupled with his
Comdr. Alex N. Me Innii, Jr. Service Information Officer DADDY'S HOME' Little
Assistant Service Information fWtw_,____.Andrew H. l Plertey numerous commendationsfor three-year-old Karen Lee appears sional efficiency, pride in his
Newt Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb Staff-Ma* Spencer J01; Sandy Martinson, their roles in exercises overjoyed as does her uniform, and in the opportunityto

JOSN, Ralph Bailey, SN. Photographer, Joy Moreau, PH2. "Southwind" and "Checkmate. mother, Shelia, when both were serve with the U. S. Navy,
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Atioclation end Southern" and /International
also participated in track- on hand last week io greet
They has earned him the respect of
Council of 'Industrial' Editor "
The Jax Air the Material ing the space vehicle carryingthe "daddy, Gene Deininger, his seniors and
News Is a member of Armed Forces Press Service. AMH1, when he and other subordinatesalike.
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit II given. Photographs first "Plastic man" whilein members of VP-18 returned Ruryk reflects credit on
unless otherwise credited, are official U.S. Navy Photograph orbit. here from five months deploy his command
department and
; ,
Editorial Phone
office located In Room 230 Main Administration Building.
their deployment the ment at NAF Sigonella, Sicily.
extension 8164, 656, 272 or 216.Awareness. During naval service"Also
Phantoms flew 5,969 hours with
getting into the limelight
11 aircraft, bringing the squad- NX Provides New
recently, was Ruryk's wife, Suzanne
ron's total accident free recordto
fondly referred to as Sue.
Of Peril
hours during the past
four years. Coin Dry Cleaning Sue, who works with the Disbursing

Office, recently won the

members CDR Honour a "well gave done,"squadron saying, Machine ServiceThe Honorwoman Award at the
No Cause For JittersThere's NATTU Wave Leadership School.
"We can look back on 'our opera-
tional, maintenance and admini- Navy Exchange has an- Ruryk and his wife, Sue, will
nounced the installation of two
strative achievement with pride. enjoy an all-expense paid week
school of thought that blames most of the
a coin-operated dry cleaning ma-
We have met each and every end in St. Augustine as anotherof
personality disorders in today's world on the conflict of commitment with dispatch anda chines at the Exchange Laundryin the rewards reaped from his
Building 106, as an. added
of selection as "Sailor of the
ideologies that keeps the international scene simmering. Do sionalism.continuing" spirit profes-I service for its patrons. Month." The trip will include
Acording to J. W. Scott laundry
people drink more than they used to? It's the crisis. Are meals, lodging, entertainmentand
manager, the new machines various sightseeing trips and

there ,more broken homes than ever before? Crisis. Are the will dry clean up to eight is being sponsored by the Jack

divorce rate, the suicide rate, the mental illness rate, higher rr 1 pounds and, "they of really clothing do in a one good load job sonville Chamber USO and of the Commerce.It St. Augustine .

? Crisis. And look at the disturbing rise in juvenile de- of cleaning," be commented.The .

machines require $1.50 iu was the first day on the job
linquency-surely it's caused by the insecurity today's youth quarters for operation, will clean out
Thursday, October 19 for a pretty blond steno just
but furs and
feels in the threatening shadow of war. Mainside Frontier Uprising, anything plastic of school. Her boss picked up
materials and 55 minutesfor
1900 require the first of her finished letters,
Well, to use Tom Paine's deathless words, these are only. the cleaning process. and with said "You can't
NATT Unit-On The Double, a sigh ,
indeed the times that try men's souls. But let's consider 1900 only. They may be used by any spell very well, can you? I see

Hospital-G.I. Blues, 1900 only. authorized NX patron and qua you spelled sugar, s-u-g-g-e-r."
that word try. One of Webster's many definitions Is "to lified attendants will be on handto
Friday, October 20 "Oh, dear, so I have! she ex
assist customers from 0730 to
purify and refine, as in metals"-and if we make it applicable World, 1900 only. claimed. "How do you supposeI
Mainside Master of the 1630 Monday through Friday. came to leave out the 'h'?"
: to each of us as Americans living in the year 1961 we NATT Unit-Frontier Upris- To facilitate completion of an

come with another view of how we can be tried ing, 1900 only.Hospital on-the-spot dry cleaning job,
may up a pressing only service is also
On The Double, U. S. Navy-Freedom's Guardian
international tensions. available at the same location.
by today's 1900 only.

October 21
In the service, for example, we can face the future
I Mainside-The Purple Hills,

resolutely, relegating our personal pursuits of advancements, 1900 only.
NATT Unit Master of the
of plushier living for ourselves and our families-to the World, 1900 only.

suspense file of our lives. We can look beyond the lure of Hospital Frontier Uprising,
1900 only.
material things to see in full clarity the magnitude of the Sunday October 22

crisis that confronts us as individuals and as members of a Mainside-Everything Ducky, \ >>
1400 and 1900. t' 7
free society. NATT Unit-The Purple Hills, + (

1400 and 1900.HospitalMaster. 'o sti ci Mx
this find ourself revitalized
Doing we may rechargedwith of the World,

energy, like a swimmer who' comes up through warm, 1900 only.
Monday October 23

turgid water into the tingling air of a mountain morning. Mainside Paratrooper, 1900 _

}:.x _
Because we may have fallen into set patterns of behavior, only. *.. i ,_ _
NATT Unit Everything's g

into monotonous routines, doesn't mean wee must be life Ducky, 1900 only. :

Hospital-Purple Hills, 1900 _
captives of them. "Man' Norman Cousins has written "is not only. .

imprisoned by habit. Great changes in him can be broughtby Tuesday, October 24

Mainside-Quantrills Raiders,
crisis-once that crisis can be recognized and under 1900 only.

NATT sli ti \ +' f '
stood." Unit-Paratrooper, 1900

The so-called "war jitters" you hear about today are a HospitalEverything Ducky,
> Ea
1900 only. f::
fatal impediment to such recognition and understanding.When Wednesday October 25 kl

we know in our hearts that, while we are aware of Mainside Underwater War-
rior, 1900 only.
the peril of war, we have no fear of it-then we may have NATT Unit-Quantrills Raiders -
CLEANING J. W. Scott Navy Exchange -
done more to prevent it than any number of people crying, 1900 only.Hospital Laundry manager demonstrates, one of the two new
Paratrooper, 1900 dry cleaning machines Installed last week at the NX Laundry.
"Better red than dead!" only. t0 Bldg. 106, for *"-* "??? U8e The machines will dry clean up
eight pounds of clothing per load in 55 minutes for $1.50.

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ANNIVERSARY HIGHLIGHTS IN PICTURES-RADM Joseph M. Cari6n ComFairJax and ComNabSix, introduces Miss Anita Cowart. "Miss Nary Wings of

Gold" to persons attending the first of three dances for Navy personnel and their guests during the three-day 50th Anniversary of Naval Aviaion celebration in photo

number ((1)). William S. Johnson of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce looks on approvingly and a bit of applause is given by band leader Chuck Cabot. In photo num-

ber ((2)) Miss Cowart is shown on her throne surrounded by: members of her cou rt. At far left is Miss Grace Caldwell and in the foreground (left to right) Miss
Linda Thomas and Judy Drumm who is "Miss NARTU." The aerial view in'photo ((3)) shows some of the estimated crowd of 150.000 persons viewing "open house"

exhibits on Sunday at NAS Jax. The young men In photo ((4)) seem fascinated with the R2800 reciprocating aircraft engine displayed. Photo ((5)) shows a closeupof
an A3D-2P photo plane with its photographic equipment laved out below It fer Inspection by .bitors. The PSM "flylng boat" In photo ((6)) was the most lookedat -

plane on display during the open house. The "Blue Angels" demonstration team streak past overhead in photo ((7)), thrilling the crowd with their maneuvers. Two

young men viewing the many exhibits visited the trailer-officer of the Navy recruiting office in the static display area and are given pamphles by Robert R. Richards

AEC, in photo ((8)). LCDR Phil Green. NARTU recruiting officer, and his seven-year-old son Tommy, present a picture of the "old" and the "new" in their miniature
Model T as they stopped to chat in front of the sleek F11F "Tigers" flown by the "Blue Angels."

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19 October 1961IfYa'

Graves, House Of O&R

Get Performance Awards

Ask UsNoting L II :i

Two Civil Service employees from the Overhaul and

the advancement made In Repair Department were awarded Sustained Superior Per-

Naval Aviation over the past 50 yean, Ii1f formance awards last Thursday, October 12, which were
which celebrated
here lilt week
was ,
Robert E. Clements Assistant O&R
what prediction of equal progress presented by CAPT ,
would you mike for the next 50 years? Officer during informal ceremonies

"If NavalAviation The awards went to Anna-
finding solutions to the problems
:) : .. >r v* : improves and to JohnE.
< > "f." ., belle J. House, $150, immediately." read the award.
l : as ; ; Graves, $250, for the periodsof
much in the The award also went on to
November 1, 1960 through
,: next 50 years June 1, 1961, and February 13, add that Graves whole-hearted
it has in the cooperation with the Methodsand
a 1961 through July 14, 1961, respectively -
: a last 50, there Standards Division resultedin
_.','' be will things probably invented _51511J1J1it[ ___________ r- 1 : The award, cited Mrs. House delays elimination formerly of encountered many of the in

_______ for her duties performed as sec-

.:k. "' t v won't that even we ____________ the retary Assistant to the O&R O&R Officer Officer at and a aircraft painting, paint also, has stripping.been brought Finish

within acceptable time limita-
Lincoln dream of. I
in all
level which aspects exceeds -
think we will concentrate more SUPERIOR PERFORMERS-John E. Graves, supervisor of the standards to such a tions through the developmentand

on missiles and less and less on 3100 Branch Process Division, Overhaul and Repair Departmentleft that it reflects credit not use of an improved brush.It .
manned aircraft during the next ( ), and Mrs. Annabelle J. House, secretary to the O&R degree was also noted that the
Officer, admire cash awards presented them last Thursday By only on the O&R Officer's office
50 years. Lt. John R. Lincoln, Captain Robert E. Clements, Assistant O&R Officer, for' their but on the department as a Performance Report for the

Meteorologist, VW4. Sustained Superior Performance of their duties. Graves receivedan whole. quarter ending June 30, 1961,

"During the award of $250 and Mrs. House, $150. The normal duties of Mrs. showed the performance of

next 50 years, House's position are the prepara- Branch 3100 as 97.3 percent ef-

the space age ; ; Credit Union tion and review of correspondence fective. This figure is substan-

will probably Projectionist) the arranging of confer- tially higher than those shownon

become as advanced Members Asked ences, schedules and appoint- similar reports before Graveswas

as Na- assigned to the Branch and
ments for the two officers con-
val 1 Aviationhas School Set Up Check RecordsThe cerned, the maintenance of files it is credited as largely due to

during the } Supervisory Committeeof and records, and the taking of the initiative, energy, and administrative -

last 50 years. the Jax Navy Federal Cre- dictation or minutes, as required.The ability of Graves.I&E .

At least I hopeso. dit Union is now making a award read that she has
I hope that FAETULantProjector
By 100 percent verification of gone far beyond these routine
attempts Palmer accounts. All members duties however and
are by acquainting -
we have made to land on the
operators classes are reminded to compare records herself thoroughlywith ( Center
moon will become successful.
now being conducted at the Cen- with their quarterly state- the work being done in the
George R. Palmer BT2 Station
tral Aviation Film Library, ments as of September 27, O&R Department, has been ableto
Building 168 it was announcedthis 1961. Any discrepancy noted make suggestions and assistin Sets February

.%''jFr f ryw d i e-11 week by FAETULant Det should be reported to a mem- managing the business of the
Two.; ber of the Supervisory Com- department."Her .
< velop propulsion -
'/!l:\> of other The two-hour class Is offeredto mittee at once.Members tact and poise, both in Exam DeadlineThe
; m.: ;;'" of this committeeare telephone conversations and in
than solid fuel all military and civilian ac-
: J. F. O'Connell,. Chair- have been the
during the tivities. It is designed to furnish ; person Career Information and
man, and T. E. Stringfellow, congratulation from other
next 50 years more qualified projectionists for Educational Center has announ-
I both of Overhaul and Repair commands other
., : which will increase the Navy's ever increasing train- departments, ced deadlines for the completionof
Department, and W. R. Pe- and from individuals both on
:> i speedY ing programs. mandatory requirements for
trie "
Comptroller's Office. and oft the Station.
<'Jit< 4 space tra- the February examinations. If
Classes will be conducted between
: Graves, prior to his present
({i.4.fh.: &. vel. If they do the hours of '1300-1500 assignment as Supervisor of 3100 persons were aboard NAS Jax

j Markham that, their prior to October 1, the mandatory
and Recruits
; Tuesday Thursday, by Branch, Process Division, the
will be unlimited Ed for
power requirements
Dave Golden TD3 and Richard
3100 Branch was having great
Markham, Bell Telephone Re- be completed by Novem-
j Hamilton TDAN.
I pairman."I Getting New Ml4 difficulty in meeting production ber 15.

J. D. Roberts, TD3, petty of- schedules. Although the Branchwas
I thinkthat All Marine Corps recruits If persons have reported aboardon
ficer-in-charge of the Film Lib- now overstaffed according to
the reci- October 1 after have
assigned to undergo training at or they
: procal plane rary said that the classes will the Marine Corps Recruit estimated personnel require- until one month before the date

will be out of be limited to a maximum of 10 Parris Island, S.C. Depot, ments, an excessive number of of the examination to complete
are being
use by com- men per class. This will permit issued the new M14 rifle. production delays was affectingits their requirements.
each student to own production and, conse-
mercial c o m- actually operatethe Persons desiring to take the
panies as wellas projection equipment.All However, recruits who began quently, the production of the E-3 exam in November must
their training prior to October entire O&R Department, stated
the mili- that is required for enrollment 9 that were issued the Ml will his award. complete the Basic Military Re-
tary, and be in this course is an their quirements Training Course in
training with "When Mr. Graves assumed
replaced b y inter-office memorandum from addition to their professional
that weapon, according to information supervision of the Branch, he
jets. I' think f? .:? 44 unit training officers. Training taken from the Parris analyzed the problems respon- training course by November 1.

that weare Smollnskl officers may cal Ext. 423 priorto Island BOOT. Those persons who' are advanced -
sible for the delays and set about
going to go pretty deep into submitting names to checkon -- -- to pay grade E-3 on

space also." Clarence P. Smo- available dates. November 16, 1961, will be eli-

linski, AA, V A44.Englis'h gible to compete in the Feb-
An operators permit will be
issued to those personnel who ruary exams for E-4 provided
they can meet all other eligib-
successfully complete this course.
In the future, only those persons : ility requirements by one month
prior to the date of their
Courses Are Now who hold permits may operate a:> mination. exa-

FAETULANT Det Two 16mm
Offered By C/&E/ projectors.A .

Bureau of Naval Personnel Language Classes

approval has been received
man was changing a tire ( Offered Free
here for two off-duty study By
in front of the insane asylum.
courses, Beginning Spanish I,
and English Composition I, When he finished he couldn't gks? k. k kYk Jax Woman's Club

the Career Information and find the nuts for the wheel and Monday night classes in .Russian -

Education Center announcedthis thought he'd have to call a toto French and Spanish are
week. truck. now being being organized at

The first meeting of the However, one of the inmates the Woman's Club of Jackson-

English Composition class was who had been watching suggested ville, 861 Riverside Ave.

held on Wednesday, October he take a nut from each of I No charge will be made for

11, in Building 501, Room 209. the other wheels and use threeon the courses of language study,

All personnel who have reg- each tire until he could reacha which will be held at 1900, but

istered with CI&E for this garage. LADY DELEGATES These four members of the Navy those wishing to enroll must

course and others who may be The man thought this an excellent Wires Club left Jacksonville over the past weekend for Orange, register with the club secretary

interested are urged to attend idea. "Hey, aren't you Texas where they will attend the National Convention of Navy by calling EL 56202.A .

the class. one of the inmates at this place Wives Clubs of America. Mrs. Barney Meyer, (left), who is national -
Announcement of the com- He inquired. treasurer of the organization, accompanied the three man took his pet myna bird

mencement of the Spanish delegates from the local club who are (left to right) Mrs. Kenneth into a bar, ordered a drink for
Tes, I live here. I'm insane"
course will be made in the Smith club president Mrs. Paul Day, treasurer, and Mrs. himself and one for the bird.
near future. was the reply, "but I'm not Wilbert Wagner, vice president. The convention is scheduled "Sorry," said the bartender,
stupid to end on October 21. "we don't serve' mynas."

IciOber 1961

lAX A.IH J NEWS Page 5


1;'iii i fFy'' NEWSNARTU


['eR r'e : Marines Lead

i iuS Pack In IM FootballNARTU


to and the Marine Barracks continued to roll over

.d 1y''' + all opposition at the Station touch football stadium last

week, as the airdales blanked MARTD 12-0, and the leather
Isd necks romped over VP-16 24-0. Both clubs are undefeated.

leto They are slated to bump heads next Tuesday, October 24,
in a contest which should prove well worth watching. '
< Tn case" you don't know thIs "..."I
,h ;;u?t: "
1t : tti; no such thing as a tie in'touch scoreless halves.

TOP BIRTHDAY STICKMEN-These winners In the 50th Anniversary of Naval Aviation football. A deadlock is deter- Down the scale from these
I- olf Tournament last week were awarded professional golfing gifts on Sunday at the conclu- mined in an overtime period in two unbeaten gridder groupsare
1t ion of tournament play. Three of the entries (left to right). Ray Terry, Bill Scarbrough and Bill which that team gaining the most a number of once-beaten
:oressel, finished with identical cards of 144, with Jenkins ,
Tommy (right) coming in fourth with
yardage In four downs is declared teams, including Hospital VAP62
47. Ray broke the deadlock when he birdied on the nineteenth hole with a nifty 12-foot putt. -
,Ie,,. ack Harvey Jax Navy Pro, topped the field Friday in the Pro-Am Tourney, with a 64. the winner by a point. and the Air Force 679th.
The Hornets of VA-44
did so The Hospitalmen suffered their

/ I last week over FAETU, after two first loss of the season to Air-
i; oil Tourney
! IM Bowling Competition craft Maintenance 24-6, while

another 2-1 team, the VAP-62
Jax Fliers
''il \cheduledOnNovember45 Sky Warriors won two games

without being scored against;
More HeatedMainside Seeking PlayersStarting
's Becoming 6-0 over VA-35, and 24-0 on
d positions on the Jax top of Admin.In .
Navy Fliers varsity basketball
0 intramural action last week remaining Mainside
bowling saw team are still open, according I games,
- .ew Giffiord, Jax Navy Golfb Spades Aces upset their rival Sky Warriors 3-1, to take a to athletic director Frank Mc- the Air Force 679th, defending

publicity chairman, has temporary lead in the American League with 24-4. Three Caffrey. champions, squeaked past VP-30

ounced that the Golf Champ- shut outs were recorded as the Electrons shocked Admin Daily practice at the Main- 2-0, when Art Hilts rushed into

ship Tournament has been. MAA's, Yellow Jackets stun the Pin Queens, and those side gym begins at 1600. Those the patrolmens' end zone to trap
eduled for the Molarolas crunched the Marines the ball carrier for the safety.
last weekend
I the Wave Barracks, and the interested in playing are advised -
( this month, and November 4 "A," 4-0. In spite of all efforts, Hornets squelched the hot and to try out for the team Admin took vengeance on VA-
5.The. four teams tied 2-2, includingOps 176 6-0, and MARTD beat Oper-
cold Strikes, 4-0. The Grocers during practice any week day.
event is open to all mill- AUW and Dispensary, plus nudged the Untouchables slightly I ations 12-6.
FAETU and ComFairJax) "A."
personnel, active or reed with a 3-1 win, to completethat
and civilian I In the final score in that loop
members who league.In Flying Officer Passes
the Admin took the
Play Boys
a monthly membership. the National, the Stingers
I Ten Pins 3-1.
, It will be a match play with kept ahead of the pack by tak-
[>*handicap, arranged in flights The current Continental circuit ing the Marines "B" 3-1, to give Leisure Sailing ShipHave
1 16. Players will be placed Fire Ball champions are really them a season's slate of 24-4.
- hot now, after blanking O&R Shut outs were hard to come by
flights according to handicap
4-0. This them a 22-6 total.' in this you been down to the Station waterfront near
I Bwever. gave round, but VP-61 scoreda
All matches will the
go the Navy Jax Sailing Club pier lately? If so, you've un-
V A total of five shut outs were surprising 4-0 win over the
1 18 holes. Starting times will
noticed the latest addition to those boats
doubtedly already
l slated A/C Maintenance "B"
as Pin Benders and the Scope
assigned the at the of golf shackr shot down the 3rd Crewmen, Dopes took VP-30 "C" 4:0, in I tied up-a 65 foot, 73 year-old schooner, The Idler. "
payment a $2.00
LCDR William T.
1, prior to Thursday, October ComFairJax "B" swamped the I that column. Hospital and Sup Skipper journs.
I "B" rolled to 2-2 tie and I (Tom) Shipes and a crew of
I Spartans, Owl Hoots dumped ply a Completely rigged for open
three sailed her into the St.
the rest boasted 3-1 records over
ocean sailing: The Idler is equip-
their including NAR-I I Johns River several weeks ago
opponents, ped with a 95 horsepower au-
ridironGuessersGroanLast Paymasters over the Panhand after a storm-ridden seven-day iliary engine, a compact galley,
I from Norfolk, where she
lers. voyage and bunks for eight hands.
was moored before arriving here.
Speakng of the Paymasters Ben But this sturdy oak-ribbed
t Weeks OutcomePigskin Majam of Disbursing took high I I Shipes is attached to Air Group craft has spent little time at

game and series honors last week Three at Cecil Field, and will be sea, as she was built and intended -

with a 246 and 579, respectively.U. .I I temporarily deployed for carrier for use on the Great
pickin's were a little slim last week, as several games operations for the next two Lakes back in 1888. During muchof

rued into disasters, upsetting almost everyone. Guest selectoroy I I weeks, after which he plans to her earlier life, she was usedas

[ Moreau came out on top with 13 right, tops so far in that col- S. Navy-Freedom's Guardian renew his weekend railing so- a training vessel for Sea

mn. The swamis' seasonal record for favors Andy Plany Scouts, and never tasted salt
accuracy ,
{t;>xtxw ?.x}+;:ia.w};r.xC>?}ayN.yr{
water. Later on, she was con-
Assistant Service Information Officer, with 41 right out of 60
go.ry.C1.: .<, 3),'Y..
: { {a :k #: x: ; fiscated by the government and
Ind McCaffrey and Bailey tied with mediocre 37's. ..k>yiy/
This week's guest selector is Paul Henkemeyer of ComFairJax official who apparently used it

5IO. Games Alabama-Tennessee DukeClemson for official business. In the
for the week are: ; I
Li 1920's, a Swede took her over
[ Georgia Tech-Auburn Iowa-Wisconsin Kansas-Oklahoma 3
; ; ; ; and made extensive improve-
I Maryland-Air Force Michigan State-Notre Dame Southern Cali-
; ; :.. ; f.P ments, along with some fancy
fornia-California; Syracuse-Penn. State; Texas-Arkansas; Wash- cabinet work below decks.

ington State-Indiana; Washington-Stanford; UCLA-Pitt; Rice- The black-hulled twin master

Southern Methodist; and Missouri-Iowa State. draws six feet of water, has a
15-foot beam, and carries 2,000

"Perhaps after I retire from

Alabama, TennesseeDuke Alabama Alabama the Navy I'll do some charter

DukeGeorgia Duke Duke work," Shipes said. "But that's

Tech Auburn Georgia Tech Georgia Tech all in the future. Right now we
just want to enjoy her!"
Iowa Iowa Iowa Iowa I : : & ____

Kansas Kansas KansasMaryland OklahomaMaryland ,
I Aboard a passenger ship in
Maryland Maryland mid-ocean, one of the officers

Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State Michigan State got angry and rushed to they

Southern Cal CaliforniaSyracuse Southern Cal CaliforniaSyracul' r speaking tube and yelled to one
of the men below:
SyracuseTexas Syracuse
"Is there a blithering idiot at
Texas TexasWashington Texas the end of this tube?"

Washington St. St. Washington St. IndianaWashington FLYER AT HOME AT THE HELM-At home at the helmas "Not at this end, sir," same
WashingtonUCLA WashingtonUCLA well as in the air, skipper Tom Shipes of CAG-3 at NAS the reply.U. .
WashingtonUCLA Cecil Field, is shown in that position on his 65-foot schooner,
UCLA The Idler, which he sailed down the Atlantic coast from Norfolk.
Rice The sleek craft is presently tethered to the Navy Jax Sailing
Rice Rice Rice Club pier, awaiting the return of Shipes who is now at sea on S. Navy-Freedom's ,GuardianJ1
Missouri. Missouri Missouri Missouri carrier operations.

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6 JAX A1H NEWS 19 October 1961

Comdr. Boldt Has 500 More Medics

Are Now Being

Assumed CommandOf

Sought By DraftA

VAP62Heavy special call for almost 500
T rr physicians, 154 dentists and 67

Photographic Squadron veterinarians has been placed
62, here at NAS Jax, got a new with Selective Service by the

commanding officer on Friday Defense Department.This .

morning, Oct. 6. The new squadron call, said the Defense De-

skipper is Comdr, Charles H. partment, is necessary to meet
Boldt who was previously Opera- the requirements of the current

ions Officer at NAS Sanford. military buildup.It .

Comdr. John E. Cousins, who is the second call for phy-

has headed the unit since Sep- sicians ths year. Prior to the first

tember 9, 1861, is scheduled to call on June 9, no physicians had

join the Staff of the Nuclear been drafted since 1957, no

Weapons Training Center, Nor- ii rv' '? : 11 dentists since 1955 and no vets
folk, Va. ,.' v27 since 1952.Broken .

VAP-62 flies the''A3D-2P Sky- down by service, the

warrior in its photographic reconnaissance ,:.. "' Army would receive 275 phy-
missions and is one .j t; sicians, 154 dentists and 67 vet-

of the largest in the Jacksonville v k} .JI i erinarians; the Navy will get 70
complex with nearly four hund- physicians, and the Air Force

red officers and enlisted men, 150 physicians.
# a
who will pass in review duringthe :

change of command cere-

Rear Adm. Joseph M. Carson,

I Commander Fleet Air, Jacksonville -

,I and Capt. James R. Comp- NEW VAP-62 SKIPPER-CDR Charles Boldt reads his orders on assuming command of VAP-62: The next regular meeting of
ton, commanding officer, U. S. on October 6 as his predecessor, CDR John E. Cousins (right) stands by. Present for th. ceremonies Branch 126 Fleet Reserve As-
Naval Air Station, Jacksonville,I were (seated, left to right) Captain James R. Compton NAS J a x commanding officer and ,
sociation, will be held Thurs-
RADM Joseph M. Carson ComFairJax and ComNabSix. ,
were among the guests at the
day, 19, beginning at

ceremony. Health Benefits Pedestrians Are Navy Adds flSS-2 4530 2000 at 120th the Branch Street, meeting Yukon, hall Fla.,

The Honorable Charles E.
Subject To NAS
Bennett of the House of Rep-
To ASW ArsenalThe
Sometimes Need Traffic RegsThe resentatives, will be guest

speaker and Branch President
Station's motor vehicle Navy Auxiliary Air Sta-
Walter Johnson
urges all mem-
Medical Proof safety program concerns per- tion, Ream Field, San Diego, bers to attend.

sonnel who do not own cars Calif., has received the Sikorsky Other special guests for the

;p.dosuLRa''h Medical certificates of depen- as well\ as those who do. HSS-2 all-weather helicopter, evening will include Captain

dency are required under the Therefore, traffic regulations the Navy's newest addition to its James R. Compton, NAS Com-
aboard the Air Station makea air ,antisubmarine arsenal.
Health Benefits
Program as follows manding officer; Captain HartselD.
according to the NAS Industrial pedestrian subject to traffic Five of the twin-engine amphibious Allen, NATTU commanding
Relations Department.A rules and regulations in the helicopters were flown officer; Captain R. O. Canada,
female same manner as the driver ofa there from the Naval Air'' Sta-
employee having a Naval Hospital commanding officer -
dependent husband is entitled to vehifle. tion, Key West, Fla. ; Captain T. W. Hopkins,
enroll under the program at the A pedestrian must observe It was the fastest helicopter NAS Cecil Field commandingofficer

"Self and Family" rates providedshe crossing regulations, stopandgo crossing of the country. The and the ladies of Unit
and other rules of
submits an acceptable medi- HSS-2s covered the 2,340 from 126, the Branch auxiliary
: :+s}:.iR>'d'S2tarm+liiwa. cal certificate her the road. Jaywalking is not
to personnel President Johnson also
Key West to San Diego in 18 announced -
PERSONALITY-William B. office. If such certifica'te is permitted. Personnel walkingon
a not flying hours at an average speedof the appointment of
Jr.. specialist
Smith equipment street where there is
in the Supply Department' submitted, her enrollment must about 150 miles an hour. Charles L. Weber as Branch
Technical Division, proudly be under the "Self and Family- no sidewalk must walk on the Public Relations Chairman to
The HSS-2s will be assignedto
left side'of the road. This
his model of the HU2'Kl Female and
display Nondependent Hus- Anti-Submarine replace Harold McQuaig who
"Seasprile" helicopterbuilt band" rates, which are higher. means that a pedestrian must Helicopter will depart the area soon.
by Kaman Aircraft Corporation face oncoming traffic in orderto Squadron 10, a fleet replacement
which was presented An employee who enrolls fora aid in protecting himself. I training squadron based at Ream For information about the FRA
him last week on being selected family which includes a child Field. phone Johnson at Ext. 8472 or
as the Supply Department Personality 19 years of age or over incapableof EV 4-6635 or Weber at Ext. 8547or
October. of the Month for self-support because of a sc xa N}}}w 4:4y"' ;;{nw r. wapuxa;yxxe xoak'M j > M EV 9-6139.

pysical or mental condition may ,
list that child and receive Health c.

Smith Is NamedPersonality Benefits coverage provided the Classified'
incapacity existed before the .
child became 19 and an acceptable T" ,

Of medical certificate is FOR SALE

submitted to the personnel of- Oak Hill-3 bdrm, 1 % bath, $66.39per
mo.; Mrs. John C. Kiefer, SP 1-6874.
fice.If Unfunr. bdrm., l 11h bath, "stv., re-
enrolled for1a
Month At an employee
SupplyWilliam frig., dry; SO 1.5486.MiddleburgIge .
family which includes a child home, 3 bdrm.; Mrt.
under 19 who in incapable ofselfsupport Davis, BU 2-5295.
B. Smith, Jr., Equip- v
because of
physicalor FOR RENT
ment Specialist in the Techni-
mental incapacity, the certi- k Furn. Apt.4 rms. & bath, $70, Mrs.
cal Division, was selected the
ficate must be filed with the Clark, EV 71950.
Supply Department's Personality Furn. Apt.-1 1 bdrm., kitchenette, $35
personnel office on or before thechild's
for the month of October per mo. Mn. Miller, EV 84235.
last Thursday morning.The 19th birthday. Vt Hse. Unit-furn. apt., 2 bdrm., prl.
Civilian employees are urged entrt., children, $85 per mo.; EV 7-6486
citation read that Smith after 1600 & weekends.Furn. .
by IRD to contact their
has contributed many hours of person- Apt.-3 rm., prl. bath, $65 per
nel office if they need further
mo EV 4-4328.
his own time to his work in the ;
information on the required con- Murray Hill-couple to share home;
interest of doing a complete and tents of the medical certificateor EV 8-3446 or FL 92201.

thorough job. Further, that he some other phase of the Venetia Manor-3 bdrm., 2 bath, $175per
has advanced his knowledge by mo., yd. erv. bi-mo.; Contact Cdr.
study at home and has made Health Benefits Program. Hudspeth, 15 Intrepid St., Brunswick,
contributions to the award.A '
many accom- R4
3 bdrm.
SQ}r Middleburg ; Mri. Davit,
plishment of the mission of the native of Atlanta, Ga., Smith BU 25295.

Supply Department. served a tour of duty in the THIS 'N' THAT

"The outstanding manner in Navy prior to World War II, Urgent!Would the sailor from USO
which he has cooperated with and during the war with the who agreed to deliver a pair of horn-
of Marine Corps. He began his civil rimmed glasses( bring them to Burke
representatives commercial
FAETULANT SAILORS HONORED-David Garside. TD2. Salter, Ward A-8, Naval Hot.; they are
concerns, other Station depart- service career in March of 1945as G. Smith awarded needed
(center), and Randolph PN2 ( ) { !
ments and fleet personnel has an aircraft mechanic in the "Sailor of the Month" honors by CDR J. F. McGuire, FAETU Like to share car pool or join at pay
Overhaul and Repair Departmentand LANT commanding officer last week. Garside was accorded the psngr., 0800-1530, Ext. 8246/669 or
resulted in many favorable com- in September, 1955, trans- honor for the month of September for his outstanding performance RA 5-2835 evenings.
ments," said Capt. James J. DavisJr. ferred to the Supply Departmentas of duty in the Training Aids Film Library. Smith was Wanted-ride from Sherwood Forest,
cited for the month of August for his outstanding performanceof Harbor View area to NAS Jax, 0800-
., Supply Officer, who made the an equipment specialist. duty in the I&E Office during the August rating examinations. t 1630; Mrs. Shuman, Ext. 792.page .