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Creation Date: December 21, 1961
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I Miscellaneous Provisions

JAX AIR NEWS If Fa'Ask InsurancePoliciesAreGuaranteed


HAS, JatJteanvttU
CAPT J. R, Compton Commanding Officer UsWith
CDR Welter J. Schub Executive Officer Under Act

Fleet Air Jacksonville NAB 6ND the Christmas season

RADM Joseph M. Carton Commander coming up soon, how do you Beside the general and specific Under this provision you have
CAPT Vincent Casey Chief of Staff, Fairfax and family plan to spend provisions of the Soldiers'and
CAPT C. L Moore, Jr. your two years to pay all premiums
Chief of Staff, NAB Six Sailors' Civil Relief Act, t
this ? families
holiday Many
Fleet Air Wing Eleven and interest charges due, after
CAPT Gilbert J. Frauenheim .........................................................................Commander. have traditions handed down there are miscellaneous provi- separation from the service.
CAPT Andrew H. Cowart Chief Staff Officer through generations and celebrate sions also serving to help military :' Another protection includes
Naval Air Technical Training Unit Christmas in their personnel keep their legal liens.
CAPT Hartiel D. Allen Commanding OfficerCDR in order during their storage
Do and obligations
Eugene F. Verdery Executive Officer own special way. you What if you placed your
Naval Hospital your family celebrate Christ- active duty period. household goods, furniture or
CAPT R. 0. Canada Commanding Officer mas in a traditional way? These provisions cover insur- personal effects in storage either
CAPT Stephen H. Tollni Executive Officer "Five times in a row I had ance, storage liens, public lands, before or during your military

CAPT Ralph E. Elliott, Jr. -Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Commanding Officer the watch on Christmas Day and mining claims and homestead service and you fail to pay the i,
CDR William M. Miller Executive Officer three: times I was on the Shore entries. storage charges when due?
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Florida at Patrol in Naples, also on Christ- Suppose you own a commercial The storage company cannot
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July mas. I always go to church on insurance policy insuringyour in this type of case, sell
1958. Distributed free your
of charge to military end civilian personnel of Fleet Air
Jacksonville, Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing Christmas but this year I am goIng life. After entering military belongings to recover costs with
II, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit end U.S. Naval Hospital. fishing up the St. Johns after service, you find that you are ,out the permission of a court. If
CDR Alex N. Mclnnls Jr. Service Information Officer church." Marion H. Craft, unable to keep up the premium the court decides your failure to
Andrew H. Pleney Assistant Service Information Officer ADC, ComFairJax Maintenance. Does the Relief Act
payments. pay is due to military service, it
News Editor-Arthur
A. Slocumb Staff-Mae Spencer JO1; Sandy Martinson, '.
JOSN, Ralph Bailey, SN. Photographer, Joy Moreau, PH2. help you in this situation? may stay the proceedings or en.
Member cf North Florida Industrial Editors Association end Southern and International Yes. Under it you can ask the ter a judgment that, in its opine
Councils of Industrial Editors. Veterans' Administration to gua- ion, is fair to both parties.As .
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 rantee payment of the premiumson for the provision on public
unless otherwise credited, are official U.S. Navy Photographs. policies not exceeding $10,000in lands, mining claims and home-
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone value. This may be on one stead entries, special provisionsof W
extensions 8164, 656, 272 or 216. or more policies but the total the act protect these claims ,))\

value must not exceed the maxi while you are serving your

Beware! Take Care! mum allowed. country. .r,r,1


Dec. Is Death MonthThe "We CRAFT dinner generally on have Christmas TANNER a big Day family Christmas:!] JIDt sSa1 !

for all the relatives. I am going

month of December is often referred to as "death on leave soon to New York for By Chaplain Howard E. Waters, USN
occasion. The relatives
month" and is most noted for its short days, long nights, anda he stay At this Golden Season when there is echoing the
time when American highways are clustered with mo- all day and later on we have remindful "Merry Christmas" we are privileged to sing ,
coffee and cake and then
torists underway to and from Christmas celebrations. exchange our worthiest songs of gratitude for the First Christmas
Almost three times as many persons are seriously injured Christmas present s. Dawn. Also, we are freshly challenged to survey life's 4i
James R. Tanner AE3 VA-44.
,
or killed in motor vehicle accidents in December as friendships, old and new.
in any other month, which can most easily be accountedfor Many of our Navy friends and loved ones will be on s
by the fact that there is so much more night driving lonely tours or perhaps standing icy watches on Christmas
during that month. } Day, while most of us will be warm and casual in the
Most drivers are more liable to fatigue at night and company of friends and family. It behooves us at this
headlights under the best conditions provide only limited Special Season when both memory and hope are given
vision of the road. This, coupled with alcohol fogged minds, added emphasis to dedicate all our powers to the purposes -
discourtesy, and excessive speed, therefore, gives the insulting of peace and good will towards all humanity. Nationsof
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term "death month", a basis in reality. :< good people who years ago customarily decked them
Caution, courtesy and sobriety should be the watch- t',' ,, selves with happy yuletide colors are now mastered and
words of those who cannot avoid night driving during the are being grinded into a faceless union of one monotonous
holiday period. BARROW BOYD"I shade of red.
spend Christmas with my May our Christian hearts join with the great masses of
four children. I stay home and devout Christians elsewhere in thanking God for the Kindly
ltli'haJl Q5r din.9s cook Christmas dinner for them. Light that leads us and the priceless privileges we so
"
Since I work all during the dearly love. Let us remember that such treasures are ours
week, I usually stay home when- because of the ceaseless vigilance of those who are true ,

.. from the President.As you serve during the coming ever I can. My children always I to duty irrespective of where they may be on Christmas
Commander-in-Chief andas year.It open their presents in"the morn- Day. How shall we ever know the number of Pearl ;
the representative of the is my privilege to offer ing on Christmas Day. Mrs. RitaJ. Harbors and Koreas that have been prevented?
American people whom you you and your loved ones sin- Barrow, employee, Civilian May our attitude towards our duty, at this Christmas ?,
serve so well, I send you cere wishes for a Merry Cafeteria."I Season, be attuned to the prayer expressed by S. Omar
Christmas Greetings for 1961. Christmas and a Happy New spend Christmas at home Barker who said: .'.
All the Nation looks to the Year. with my family. I usually have "We speak of Merry Christmas, Lord-I reckon you'll
the duty and I have it again this there ain't Christmas for that x,
spirit, courage and determin-' ROBERT S. McNAMARAfrom agree no Merry nobody
year on Christmas Eve. We open ain't free! So I'll ask Lord Just .
help
support of peace and freedom. one thing more you, : '.
May you find joy and sat- ComNabSix and our presents in the morning on us what You can to save some seeds of freedom for the
isfaction during the Christ- ComFairJax Christmas. I think Christmas is future sons of man." {
mas season in the love and To each of you and your fami- mostly a day for the kids and
faith of your families and ly may I extend sincere best my wife and I get a big kick out
your countrymen. wishes for a Merry Christmasand of watching them open their
JOHN F. KENNEDYfrom a Happy and ProsperousNew gifts." William C. Boyd, AT2,
Year. VA-44.

the Secretary of DefenseI God bless you all and keep country, are carrying out their
extend to each of you, in you safe in the air, at sea, duties far from familiar sur
and out of uniform hearty and on the highways.J. roundings. But wherever tliey

greetings at this 1961 Christ- RADM.. M. CARSON USN are serving, they are making a i

mas season. significant contribution to the 4.tiw .;c ,
For the men and women of Commanding Officer spirit of Christmas which exemplifies
the Defense Department thereis "Christmas, the time of the the spirit of freedom and I'r
a special significance to the year when Christians throughout peace.
spirit of giving that is tra- the world celebrate the birth of "As we recall the birth of
ditionally associated with Jesus Christ, has a special mean- Christ, we pray that His pro-
Christmas. You are giving ing to each of us. To some of us, mise and inspiration 'Peace on .'!
the service of the Nation and the happiness of our children Earth and Good Will Toward All
the cause of humanity. As obliterates other thoughts from Men' will be fulfilled. Let us
you give, you also receive. our minds; to others it is a timeof rededicate ourselves wholeheartedly .
The families and the perfetu- rededication to spiritual ideals; to the service of His teach-
ation of cherished peace and for all of us it should be a ings.
freedom and the moral prin- time of reflection rather than "To all personnel here in the
ciples which are their founda- celebration. Jacksonville Navy Complex, mil-
tion., 'This is the season when itary and civilian, I extend my
You have earned the grat- everyone's thoughts turn toward warmest greetings for a joyous SHOWTIME special Christmas treat was received by
itude of your countrymen and home and family. Yet many of Christmas and a fruitful and the children of Ward B-4, Pediatrics, Naval Hospital last Wed
of free men everywhere. Their our military personnel are serving Happy New Year." nesday when the Jacksonville Junior Puppeteer League presented
hopes for God's special bless- in distant lands others, J. R. COMPTON an hour long puppet show. The show featured such ,
puppets as horse, alligator, chipmunks, dogs, and a boy and
ing will follow you wherever though stationed here in our CAPTAIN USN girl.Page .



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w4 : Check fire Hazards That




; :t j 43 Could Mar Christmas JoyChristmas

warn
is a season of gladness, that is, if it is not
i marred by a needless tragedy such as a tree fire. In orderto
*_ r : insure against such a tragedy a few simple fire prevention
rJ measures can be practiced
A freshly cut evergreen Christ-
+ be notified when decora-
must
tree is but
mas relatively safe;
with each tions are set up in barracks and
passing day it becomesmore
: t of a fire hazard. Therefore other places of public assemblyso
t .: that an inspection may be
trees should be kept indoors for
made insure fire ha-
to against
as short a period before and
after Christmas as possible. zards.
>
Before the tree is taken into
$ : the house the trunk should be

recut at an angle at least one AF ManagementTo
inch above the original cut and
kept in water. Water should be
added to the container as often Hear Talk By

as it is necesary to insure that
uTILt the water level remains above
the cut. Prof. DowningProfessor

The tree should be placed ina
position to protect it from heat, Paul M. Downing of
doorways, or other pathways. In the University of Florida will be
L\kcL addition, it should be fastened the principal speaker at the De-

...M .Y www iY down so that it will not fall. cember meeting of the Jackson-
J CHRISTMAS CHEER-Men of the Utilities Division of the Public Works Dept. make their Another area of hazard may ville Chapter of the Armed For-
contributions for the Department's Operation "Santa Claus." In it's fourth year, the project be in the Christmas tree lights. ces Management Association to
1 provides food, toys, and clothing for needy families of the area. ((1 to r) Dicky Leolin, E. W. Although rarely used today, the be held today at the Officers
t Crews, Edward Bridge, S. A. Whitlington, utilities Operation "Santa Claus" Committeeman: I Christmas candle still takes its Club here.
L. L. Shepherd, and C. W. James who_pins on_a Christmas decoration_for each donation. ______ 1
yearly toll of lives and pro- Dr. Downing will present the
' IdeasIn I perty, thus its use is not recom- subject "Human Factors in Man-
Navymen Nay Express
Operation "SantaClaus" I mended. agement."

I Christmas lights bearing the Today's gathering opens with
NAS Leadership Contest : label "Underwriters Laboratories, a social hour at 1115 with the

In Full Just exactly what does the term "naval leadership"mean Inc.", which have been tested for luncheon set for 1145. In additionto

? Local Navy personnel may now express their opin- fire hazards and pronounced safe the talk by Dr. Downing, a
ions and that by experts should be used. Cau- reprint of an article publishedin
description
thoughts on subject by enteringthe
4 Swing At PWD NAS Jax Leadership Essay Contest. tion should be exercised and a national publication en-
Essays on leadership are invited : lights that have been used before titled "The Myth of the Over-
s A large number of less privi- from all members of l local I leadership organization I. should be inspected for worked Executive", will be dis-
leged families are going to havea Navy, both officer and further the command program, worn wiring or other defects. tributed to those members in
much Merrier Christmas this Leadership ability exists in and what makes a leader? I The NAS Fire DepartmentNATTU'S attendance.ing .

year, thanks to the efforts of the eryone no matter how All entries must be typewrit-
NAS Public Works Dept. Opera- member of the Navy he I ten, double-spaced, and should
tion "Santa Claus". be-a person serving his not exceed 750 words (about AE "B" School
Since November the Depart- in a worthy manner is three 8x10" pages). Grammar, '
ment has been collecting money, ing a leadership by 'I spelling and neatness will also I
toys, and clothing. A committee example.The i be considered. !Brightens Tots Christmas
headed by Mrs. Frances Cherrywas entries should be
Deadline for submission of essay -
established to investigatethe thoughts and feelings of the entries is January 30, 1962 I Christmas Day is just around the corner, and with this
families to determine their dividual not fancy they should be forwarded I season of joy and happiness, people sometimes tend to
needs and to supervise the col- which he may have read directly to the NAS Military I forget the real true meaning of the word Christmas. One
1 lection. A representative was appointed l leadership publication, no Coordinator, Bldg.1 group of men who are not forgcttting the true spirit of the
from each division of ter how effective and true I season are the students and instructors of NATTUnits

Public Works. The committee also phrases may uc. New ideas, 955.A Aviation ,Electrician's Mate, Class "B" School.E. .
J} makes up the boxes and delivers sonal and working level comniittt'o of judges will be C. Koopman, AE1, an instructor -
I them to the homes. Other arc desired. by the NAS com- at the school, enlistedthe toys and Christmas spirit.

" members of the committee are: Some guide lines and !; officer to select the aid of two fellow instructors, First the approval of the AE
'' Elmer O'Steen, Engineering; H. to consider in compiling an essays. Officer and en- C. C. White, AECS, and J. L. School's Training Officer, CDRE.
" Lutzen, Maintenance Control;, say are: what does naval entries will be judged sep- Gettings, AE1, and also, E. D.I T. Edmonson, was needed in
.I Ernie Newberg, Maintenance; S. ership mean to me; what The committee will se- Martin, AE1, of the equipment order that the campaign could
Whittington, Utilities; Marion my shipmates and I do to one winning and five hon-I maintenance division at AE "B" be conducted at the AE "B"
i Knight, ROINCC; Anne Dixon, prove leadership at our mention essays from each School, in setting up a campaign School. This approval was heart-

";. NABSIX; and H. G. Ritter, mand; in what ways can I where by all students and instructors ily given by CDR Edmonson.
Transportation. Official recognition will bei I would be given the Next, the group got in touch
{ Last year Operation "Santa NX to each of the winners and opportunity to join in a programto with the Welfare Agency and secured
,::. Claus" took care of 35 families CommissaryStore mention runners-up at I provide one needy family of the name of a family whom
y; with a total of 142 chldren. This 1)l ceremonies. Jacksonville, with food, cloth- they could help with the dona-
is the fourth year of the project. Schedule lions The name was given. ana

the campaign got underway
around December 1. The school
Catholic Services Holiday HoursThe responded rapidly to the drive.

Navy Exchange and M1 Soon, Koopman, Chief White,
+ for Christmas missary Store have Gettings and Martin discoveredthat
; new hours of operation they were going to have
the Christmas and New r..: more than eough to help just
The Catholic Chaplain has announced holidays.All one family. Armed with $200 in
the following servicesfor Navy Exchange cash donations, 150 gallons of

Christmas 1961: at NAS, NATTU and Naval fuel oil, food, toys, clothing, one
CONFESSIONS: pital will close at 1300
refrigerator and other pieces of
December 23, and reopen
Saturday, December 231600173019002100
-
furniture, the group got in touch
day, December 26, for
;
with the Welfare Agency once
operations except the :
Sunday, December 24- again and secured two additional -
Operations Tower
1600-1800 names of families who could
Bldg. 118, closed from 1800
MASSES: nnd would welcome just such
cember 24, to 0600,
Sunday, December 24- t Sifts.
26; Restaurant, Bldg. 3,
2400 Midnight Mass from 1400, December 23, to With the thought in mind that
Monday, December 25-
December 26 Snack Bar, they have done their share In
: Naval Hospital-0615 Shack, open 0800 to 1830, helping someone in need, the
St. Edward's Chapel- cember 23 and 0800 to 1800, students and instructors of the
: 0900 and 1030 cember 24, closed December ; TTU AE "B" School may

1, Catholic personnel are reminded Blue Jackets Inn, open 1200, CHILDREN'S GIFTS-That is what tricycles and other now enjoy this Christmas season
I' that New Years Day, Janu- cember 23 to 0100, toys will be on Christmas Day thanks to efforts of studentsand with a feeling of "Peace
on
ary 1, is a Holy day of obliga- 24, 1200, December 24 to instructors of NATTUnit's AE "B" School. Spearheading
Earth. Good Will Toward All
the collection were: ((1 to r) J. L. Gettings, AElj E. D. Martin
tion. (Please Turn To Page 5, Col. AE1 E. C. Koopman, AElj and D. C. White, AECS. Men"



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2 JAX AIR NEWS 21 December 1961
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Miscellaneous. Provisions

JAX AIR NEWS If Ya' InsurancePoliciesAreGuaranteed



CAPT J. R. Compton MAS JeckaanvtUe Commanding< Officer Ask UsWith
CDR Welter J. Schub Executive Officer Under Act

FI..t Air Jacktonville; NAB 6ND the Christmas season

RADM Joseph M. Canon Commander coming up soon, how do you Beside the general and specific Under this provision you have
CAPT Vincent Casey Chief of Staff, FalrJax and family plan to spend provisions of the Soldiers'and
CAPT C. L Moor., Jr. Chief of Staff, NAB Six your Sailors' Civil Relief Act, two years to pay all premiumsand
this ? families
Fleet Air Wing Eleven holiday Many interest charges due after
CAPT Gilbert J. Frauenheim ...?................................,............_............... .....Commander have traditions handed down there are miscellaneous provi- separation from the service.
CAPT Andrew H. Cowart Chief Staff Officer through generations and cel- sions also serving to help mili- .. Another protection includes
Naval Air Technical Training Unit ebrate Christmas in their tary personnel keep their legal liens.
CAPT H.rt..1 D. Allen Commanding Officer in order during their storage
CDR Eugene F. Verdery _______________Executive Officer own special way. Do you and obligations What if you placed your b
Naval Hospital your family celebrate Christ- active duty period. household goods, furniture or
CAPT R. O. Canada Commanding Officer mas in a traditional way? These provisions cover insur- personal effects in storage either
CAPT Stephen H. Tolln Executive OfficerNav.1 "Five times in a row I had ance, storage liens, public lands, before or during your military
Air Keierve Training Unit the watch on Christmas Day and mining claims and homestead "
CAPT Ralph E. Elliott, Jr. Commanding Officer service and you fail to pay the
CDR William M. Miller Executive Officer three times I was on the Shore entries. storage charges when due?
Printed commercially with non-epproprlated fund In Jackionvllle. Florida et Patrol in Naples, also on Christ- Suppose you own a commer- The storage company cannot,
no expente to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July mas. I always go to church on insuring
cial insurance policy in this type of case, sell
your
1958. Distributed free
of charg. to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air I
Jacksonville, Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical I Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing Christmas but this year I am going your life. After entering military belongings to recover costs with
11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U.S. Naval Ho pltal. fishing up the St. Johns after service, you find that you are out the permission of a court. If
CDR Alex N. Mclnnl Jr. Service Information Officer church." Marion H. Craft, unable to keep up the premium the court decides your failure to
Andrew H. Planey __ Aiiiitant Service Information Officer ADC, ComFairJax Maintenance. Does the Relief Act
New Editor-Arthur payments. pay is due to military service, it
A. Slocumb Steff-Mae Spencer J01; Sandy AAartinion,
JOSN; Ralph Bailey, SN. Photographer, Joy Moreau, PH2. help you in this situation? may stay the proceedings or en
Member of North Florida Industrial Editor Association and Southern and International Yes. Under it you can ask theVeterans' ter a judgment that, in its opin-
Council of Industrial Editor Administration to gua- ion, is fair to both parties.As .
The Jax Air New I I. a member of the Armed Force Press Service. Material
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit I II given. Photograph rantee payment of the premiumson for the provision on public
unless otherwise credited, are official U.S. Navy Photograph. policies not exceeding $10,000in lands, mining claims and home-
Editorial office located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone value. This may be on one stead entries, special provisions
extensions 8164, 656, 272 or 216. or more policies but the total of the act protect these claims r1...

value must not exceed the maxi- while you are serving your

Beware! Take Care! mum allowed. country. .:,


"We CRAFT generally have TANNER a big family atIris: ai&a;
Dec. 1nas
Is Death MonthThe dinner on Christmas Day } ,
for[ all the relatives. I am going

month of December is often referred to as "death on leave soon to New York for By Chaplain Howard E. Waters, USN
month" and is most noted for its short days, long nights, anda the occasion. The relatives stay At this Golden Season when there is echoing the
time when American highways are clustered with mo- all day and later on we have remindful "Merry Christmas" we are privileged to sing
coffee and cake and then
torists underway to and from Christmas celebrations. exchange our worthiest songs of gratitude for the First Christmas
Almost three times as many persons are seriously in- Christmas present s. Dawn. Also, we are freshly challenged to survey life's ,
James R. Tanner AE3 VA-44.
,
jured killed in vehicle December
or motor accidents in as friendships, old and new.
in any other month, which can most easily be accountedfor V Many of our Navy friends and loved ones will be on
by the fact that there is so much more night driving t s s ''zYw lonely tours or perhaps standing icy watches on Christmas
during that month. Day, while most of us will be warm and casual in the
Most drivers are more liable to fatigue at night and company of friends and family. It behooves us at this
headlights under the best conditions provide only limited Special Season when both memory and hope are given
vision of the road. This, coupled with alcohol fogged minds, added emphasis to dedicate all our powers to the pur-
discourtesy, and excessive speed, therefore, gives the in- .. ?3a poses of peace and good will towards all humanity. Nations
sulting term "death month", a basis in reality. \ of good people who years ago customarily decked them-
Caution, courtesy and sobriety should be the watch- tt: selves with happy yuletide colors are now mastered and
words of those who cannot avoid night driving during the are being grinded into a faceless union of one monotonous
holiday period. BARROW BOYD"I shade of red.
spend Christmas with my May our Christian hearts join with the great masses of
four children. I stay home and devout Christians elsewhere in thanking God for the Kindly
1t7nli Qfr) di1t9S cook Christmas dinner for them. Light that leads us and the priceless privileges we so
al Since I work all during the
: dearly love. Let us remember that such treasures are ours
week, I usually stay home whenever because of the ceaseless vigilance of those who are true .

.. from the President.As you serve during the coming I can. My children always to duty irrespective of where they may be on Christmas 't
Commander-in-Chief and' year. open their presents in the morn- Day. How shall we ever know the number of Pearl \
as the representative of the It is my privilege to offer ing on Christmas Day." Mrs. RitaJ. Harbors and Koreas that have been prevented? '
American people whom you you and your loved ones sin- Barrow, employee, Civilian May our attitude towards our duty, at this Christmas X
serve so well, I send you cere wishes for a Merry Cafeteria."I Season, be attuned to the prayer expressed by S. Omar I..
Christmas Greetings for 1961. Christmas and a Happy New spend Christmas at home Barker, who said:
All the Nation looks to the Year. with my family. I usually have "We speak of Merry Christmas, Lord-I reckon you'll
spirit, courage and determin- ROBERT McNAMABA the duty and I have it again this agree there ain't no Merry Christmas for nobody that s
support of peace and freedom. year on Christmas Eve. We open ain't free! So one thing more I'll ask you, Lord: Just help ;.
May you find joy and sat- from ComNabSlx and our presents in the morning on us what You can to save some seeds of freedom for the
isfaction during the Christ- ComFairJax Christmas. I think Christmas is future sons of man." ,
mas season in the love and To each of you and your fami- mostly a day for the kids and 1 a
faith of your families and ly may I extend sincere best' my wife and I get a big kick out --T
your countrymen. wishes for a Merry Christmasand of watching them open their
JOHN F. KENNEDYfrom a Happy and ProsperousNew gifts." William C. Boyd, AT2,
Year. VA-44.

the Secretary of DefenseI God bless you all and keep country, are carrying out their
extend to each of you, in you safe in the air, at sea, duties far from familiar sur
and out of and on the highways.
uniform hearty roundings. But wherever they
greetings at this 1961 Christ- J.HADMUSNCommanding M. CARSON, are serving, they are making a
mas season. significant contribution to the
For the men and women of Officer spirit of Christmas which exem-
the Defense Department thereis "Christmas, the time of the plifies the spirit of freedom and
a special significance to the year when Christians throughoutthe peace.
spirit of giving that is traditionally world celebrate the birth of "As we recall the birth of
associated with Jesus Christ, has a special mean- Christ, we pray that His pro-
Christmas. You are giving ing to each of us. To some of us, mise and inspiration 'Peace on
the service of the Nation and the happiness of our children Earth and Good Will Toward All ,
the cause of humanity. As obliterates other thoughts from Men' will be fulfilled. Let us
you give, you also receive. our minds; to others it is a timeof rededicate ourselves wholeheartedly :
The families and the perfetu- rededication to spiritual ideals; to the service of His teachings T.I;
ation of cherished peace and for all of us it should be a .
freedom and the moral prin- time of reflection rather than "To all personnel here in the
ciples which are their founda- celebration. Jacksonville Navy Complex, mil- I I1kIkh7jJ
tion.You "This is the season when itary and civilian, I extend my 1
have earned the grat- everyone's thoughts turn toward warmest greetings for a joyous SHOWTIME special Christmas treat was received by ;
itude of your countrymen and home and family. Yet many of Christmas and a fruitful and the children of Ward B-4. Pediatrics, Naval Hospital last Wednesday
of free men everywhere. Their our military personnel are sere Happy New Year." when the Jacksonville Junior Puppeteer League pre '
hopes for God's special bless- ing in distant lands: others, J. R. COMPTON sented an hour long puppet show. The show featured such i
puppets as horse, alligator, chipmunks, dogs, and a boy and
ing will follow you wherever though stationed here in our CAPTAIN USN girl.Page' ,f

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December
1961
SAX AIR NEWS Page 3

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i Check Fire Hazards That

I

Could Mar Christmas Joy


Christmas is a season of gladness, that is, if it is not
'' marred by a needless tragedy such as a tree fire. In orderto

insure against such a tragedy a few simple fire prevention
measures can be practiced.A .
freshly cut evergreen Christ-
mas tree is relatively safe; but must be notified when decora-
tions are set up in barracks and
with each passing day it becomes
other places of public assemblyso
more of a fire hazard. Therefore,
trees should be kept indoors for that an inspection may be
n s made to insure against fire hazards -
as short a period before and
.
after Christmas as possible.

;i\: : Before the tree is taken into
S i the house the trunk should be
a 5r. :: ; recut at an angle at least one AF ManagementTo
inch above the original cut and
kept in water. Water should be
added to the container as oftenas Hear Talk By
it is necesary to insure that
n3Etip the water level remains above
the cut. Prof. DowningProfessor

The tree should be placed ina
position to protect it from heat, ; Paul M. Downing of
doorways, or other pathways. In I the University of Florida will be
addition, it should be fastened the principal speaker at the De-
p l ?: down so that it will not fall. cember meeting of the Jackson-

;. CHRISTMAS CHEER-Men of the Utilities Division of the Public Works Dept. make their Another area of hazard may ville Chapter of the Armed For-
contributions for the Department's Operation "Santa Claus." In it's fourth year, the project be in the Christmas tree lights. ces Management Association to
provides food, toys, and clothing for needy families of the area. ((1 to r) Dicky Leolin. E. W. Although rarely used today, the be held today at the Officers
: Crews, Edward Bridge S. A. Whittingion. Utilities Operation "Santa Claus" Committeeman: Christmas candle Club here.
takes
still its
l: L. L. Shepherd, and C. W. James who pins on a Christmas decoration for each donation.
yearly toll of lives and property Dr. Downing will present the
thus its use is not recom- subject "Human Factors in Man
'I Operation "SantaClaus" Navymen May Express IdeasIn mended. agement."

Christmas lights bearing the Today's gathering opens witha
NAS Leadership Contest label "Underwriters Laboratories, social hour at 1115 with the

In Full Just exactly what does the term "naval leadership"mean Inc,", which have been tested for luncheon set for 1145. In additionto

? Local Navy personnel may now express their opin- fire hazards and pronounced safe the talk by Dr. Downing, a
ions, thoughts and description on that subject by enteringthe by experts should be used. Cau- reprint of an article publishedin
Swing At PWDA NAS Jax Leadership Essav Contest. I tion should be exercised and a national publication en-
Essays on leadership are invited I lights that have been used before titled "The Myth of the Overworked -
large number of less privi- from all members of l local 1 leadership organization should be inspected for Executive", will be dis-
leged families are going to havea Navy, both officer and further the command program, worn wiring or other defects. tributed to those members in
much Merrier Christmas this Leadership ability exists in and what makes a leader? I I The NAS Fire Department attendance.

year, thanks to the efforts of the eryone no matter how All entries must be typewritten -
NAS Public Works Dept. Opera- member of the Navy he double-f.paced, and should
tion "Santa Claus". be-a person serving his not exceed 750 words (about NATTU'S AE"B" School
Since November the Depart- in a worthy manner is three 8x10" pages). Grammar,
ment has been collecting money, ing a leadership by I spelling and neatness will also '
toys, and clothing. A committee example.The be considered. Brightens Tots ChristmasChristmas
headed by Mrs. Frances Cherrywas entries should be
Deadline for submission of es- I
established to investigatethe thoughts and feelings of the entries is January 30, 1962 Day is just around the corner, and with this
families to determine their dividual not fancy they should be forwardeddirectly I season of joy and happiness, people sometimes tend to
" needs and to supervise the col- which he may have read I to the NAS Military I I I forget the real true meaning of the word Christmas. One

lection. A representative was appointed leadership publication, no Coordinator, BId 1 group of men who are not forgcttting the true spirit of the
from each division of ter how effective and true g'l I I season are the students and instructors of NATTUnits

Public Works. The committee also phrases may be. New ideas, 955.A Aviation Electrician's Mate, Class "B" School.
it makes up the boxes and delivers sonal and working level committee of judges will] be -E. C.- -Koopman- ALl- --, an instructor -
I them to the homes. Other arc desired. by the NAS com- at the school, enlistedthe ing, toys and Christmas spirit.

members of the committee are: Some guide lines and I officer to select the aid of two fellow instructors, First the approval of the AE
I Elmer O'Steen, Engineering; H. to consider in compiling an I essays. Officer and en- C. C. White, AECS, and J. L. School's Training Officer CDRE.
I.. Lutzen, Maintenance Control; say arc: what does naval entries will be judged sep- Gettings, AE1, and also, E. D. T. Edmonson, was needed in
" Ernie Newberg, Maintenance; S. ership mean to me; what The committee will se- Martin, AE1, of the equipment order that the campaign couldbe
'
Whittington, Utilities; Marion my shipmates and I do to one winning and five hon- maintenance division at AE "B" conducted at the AE "B"
I
s Knight, ROINCC; Anne Dixon, prove leadership at our mention essays from each School, in setting up a campaign School. This approval was heart.
NABSIX; and H. G. Ritter, mand; in what ways can I where by all students and instructors fly given by CDR Edmonson.
t Transportation. Official recognition will be I would be given the Next, the group got in touch
A!> Last year Operation "Santa NX to each of the winners and opportunity to join in a programto with the Welfare Agency and secured .
r} Claus" took care of 35 families Commissary mention runners-up at I provide one needy family of the name of a family whom
with a total of 142 chldren. Thisis 1)l ceremonies. Jacksonville, with food, cloth- they could help with the dona-

the fourth year of the project. Store Schedule S'S lions. The name was given and
;i
the
campaign got underway
around December I. The school
j. Calholic Services Holiday HoursThe responded rapidly to the drive.

. Navy Exchange and Soon, Koopman, Chief White,
for ChristmasThe missary Store have Gettings and Martin discoveredthat
.,
new hours of operation they were going to have
the Christmas and New ') more than eough to help just
Catholic Chaplain has an- holidays.All one family. Armed with $200 in
nounced the following servicesfor Navy Exchange cash donations, 150 gallons of

Christmas 1961: at NAS, NATTU and Naval fuel oil, food, toys, clothing, one
t CONFESSIONS: pital will close at 1300 2 qY4
refrigerator and other pieces of
Saturday, December 23- December 23, and reopen furniture, the group got in touch
1600-1730; 1900-2100 day, December 26, for with the Welfare Agency once
Sunday, December 24- operations except the : again and secured two addition-
Operations Tower
1600-1800 nl names of families who could
Bldg. 118, closed from 1800
:MASSES: 2 and would welcome just such
/; y
cember 24, to 0600,
Sunday, December 24- ifts.
26; Restaurant, Bldg. 3,
: 2400 Midnight Mass from 1400, December 23, to With the thought in mind that
Monday December 25-
IL
Naval December 26 Snack Bar, they have done their share In
Hospital-0615 Shack, 0800 to 1830,
j J St. Edward's open helping someone in need, the
Chapel- cember 23 and 0800 to 1800, students and instructors of the
0900 and
1030
\ cember 24, closed December ; ATTU AE "B" School may
5); Catholic personnel are reminded Blue Jackets Inn, open 1200, CHILDREN'S GIFTS-That is what tricycles and other now enjoy this Christmas season
' that New Years Day, January cember 23 to 0100, toys will be on Christmas Day thanks to efforts of studentsand with a feeling of "Peace
i f 1, is a Holy day of obliga- 24, 1200, December 24 to instructors of NA TTUnU'. AE "B" School. Spearheading on
Earth Good Will Toward All
, the collection were: ((1 to r) J. L. Gettings, AE1 E. D. Martin
\ tion. (Please Turn To Page 5, Col. AE1; E. C. Koopman AE1 and D. C. White. AECS. Men."



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4 JAX AIR NEWS 21 December 1961



Mayport Carriers Invite Jax



Public To Christmas CarolingThe


public is cordially invited to a Christmas Carol

sing, sponsored jointly by CAPT E. L. Anderson and CAPT
Herbert N. Houck, commanding officers of the USS
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the USS Shangri La respectively.

The sing will be conducted Saturday, December 23, at 1930on

z the flight deck of the Roosevelt.The .
} sing was organized in

tU view of the large success met
by a similiar event staged aboard Marine Units

the Shangri La last ChristmasEve.

Anyone, military or civil-
ian, may attend. Will PerformIn

This year's sing will featurea
25 piece band and refresh-
ments. The refreshments will be Gator Bowl/

served on the FDR's hangar deck
I following the sing which is ex- The famous U. S. Marine

pected to last from 45 minutesto Corps Drum and Bugle Corps

an hour. In event of inclement and Drill Team has been selected -
weather, the sing will not be to participate in the Ga-
BELL CHOIR-Of St. Catherine's Episcopal Church in Lake Shore will play during the
Christmas Eve Family Candlelight Service at 2000 on Sunday in All Saint's Chapel. (front row cancelled but will be held on the tor Bowl game activities in
1 to r) Charles Fessler, Patsy Dollar. Charlotte Thompson, Carol Pinney, Dianne Pinney and hangar deck instead of the flight Jacksonville during the period
Norman Ritchey. (back row 1 to r) Dwight Painter, Pat Hovison Darlene Hutchinson, Claire deck. December 27-30.
Joyner David Field Mike Hoyt and Mrs. Edgar Buell, Director.All .
Thirty-five hundred tickets One of the most sought after

inscribed with, "The Commanding units of its type in the nation,

Saints' Chapel Sets Station Traffic Officers of the USS ShangriLa the Marine Corps Drum and
and the USS Franklin D. Bugle Corps and Drill Team will

Violation Record, Roosevelt invite you to a Christ- be one of the feature attractionsin
mas Carol sing," have been ceremonies before and duringthe
Christmas Eve ServiceChristmas Forty-six drivers appeared printed. They will be issued free game.

before the Station Traffic of charge to all persons desiring
Eve Family Candlelight Service will be Hearing Board for traffic vio- them at the Naval Station, May- On December 27 at 1945 the

held at All Saints' Chapel on Sunday, December 24 at 2000. lations for the week ending port main gate on the night of Drum and Bugle Corps and Drill

This will be a family service with families attending as a December 15, 1961, Listed the party. Team will present a 20-minute
crouo. below is a tally of violations program at the Gatorama at the

Both the Junior and Senior for this week, this year, and Gator Bowl. The Drum and Bugle -
to three pounds eight ounces. I NX Schedules
Choirs will participate in the the same period last year. Corps will provide pre-game
trained fora
worship.An Each bellringer is of Also, the number of days that White SaleAll music and half-time entertain-
added highlight of the ser- particular position; or pair I have passed since the last ment during the Gator Bowl
vice will be the appearance of bells. One bellringer, for exam- I motor vehicle accident-injury. Navy Exchanges will Basketball Tournament to be
ple, plays E and F. In the play open their doors on Thursday,
The Bell Choir of St. Catherine's NUMBER OF ACCIDENTSThis played at the Coliseum Decem-

Episcopal Church in Lake Shore. ing of these two bells the bell- I. week .......................5 December 28, to present the ber 28-29.
This group, under the directionof ringer is also responsible for the This big annual White Event, or in
Mrs. Edgar Buell was formed accidentals of E flat and F Nov. year through 204 more familiar terms, a white The Drum and Bugle Corps
sharp. Having become skilled in sale! and Drill Team will climax their
eight months and is I
ago com-
Same period through
of one position the Bellringers are The items on sale at special Jax visit with an appearance before -
prised youngsters in the sev- Nov. ... 244
enth through 11 grades. not readily exchangeable to oth- prices include a wide selec- the start of the Gator Bowl
NUMBER OF VIOLATIONSThis
er positions, for the weight of tion of sheets game on Saturday, December
During the service the choir I l week .......................50 pillow cases,
the bells and time of striking 30. The show beginsat
bedspreads, mattress pre-game
pads,
will ring "Away in A Manger", Reckless Driving .... .....3
varies considerably from one towels, wash cloths table 1300, with the football game
the Doxology, "What Child Is Speeding ................. ....15 clashes
This". "Joy to the World", "Sil- end of the line to the other. Running Stop Sign .2 cloths, bath sets, scatter rugs, set for 1400. Georgia Tech
I with Penn. State in the 17th
shower sets and other miscel-
ent Night", and "Eternal Father" Others ................ .. .......30 ,
laneous items.Credit annual affair.
NATTU HonormenThe Total this year through

Music of the Bell Choir is especially NATTU honor men for I Nov. 1,898 Judge: "You mean to tell me
written and adapted to the month of November have Same period through Union NoteThe you shot your wife accidentally?"

the nature of the bells by Mrs. been named recently. They are: Nov. .. 1,632 Jax Navy Federal Credit Accused: "Yes, judge. She got

Buell. PFC J. G. Janson of AO-A NUMBER OF DAYS Union offices will be closed in front of my mother-in-law just
The bells are handmade instruments School who SINCE LAST ACCIDENT- as I pulled the trigger."
compiled a 91.611 Christmas Day and New Years
INJURY .... .................21 ,
each cast in I I I
a parti- average; M. J. House, AO1, of 1 Day. The offices will be closedto A sign in a church advertisinga
cular mold and carefully tunedto AO-B School, with 86.33 i Of the 46 drivers who ap- follows
an ; the public December 26th, rummage sale, read as :
its particular pitch. They j and PFC D. E. Alright of AE-A I peared before the TUB, seven 27th, 28th and 29th, for the pur- "This is your last chance to
range in weight from six ounces School, with lost their driving and parking pose of closing out the books get rid of things not worth
] aboard the Stationfor
.. privileges for the year. away. Bring your husband."
r various periods; two were -
-- --
91.06.,1'S assigned to complete an eight-
Iiq hour course in remedial driving -

instructions; five were
referred to commanding of-

.4: 't ) 'k '$, ficers for possible disiplinary
action; 14 received warnings;
15 received suspended depri-
vations of driving privilegesand

three were dismissed.Ten .
failed to appear for

hearings.As .

the holiday approaches, Bluejackets, their families and guests dining at the
renewed attention
greater Mainside and Naval Air Technical Training Unit mess
emphasis, and every vehicle halls on Christmas day may partake of a stupendous re-
act that be deve-
safety can past. The traditional turkey dinner with all the trim-
motorists be
loped by must
will include
mings, :
marshalled if we are to havean
accident-free holiday. This Chilled Fruit Ambrosia Cup Cream of Tomato Soup

year, especially during the Roast Tom Turkey Baked Virginia Ham
Christmas and New Year
Giblet Gravy Pineapple Raisin Sauce
holidays
more vehicles will
be on the highways, the Mashed Potatoes Glazed Pecan Sweet Potatoes
challenge and the
necessityfor Buttered Asparagus Buttered Peas
effective safe driving will
be greater than ever before. Hot Dinner Rolls Butter Patties

Tragic motor vehicle accid- Waldorf Salad Fresh Fruit Tray
ents each year convert the
Cottage Cheese Salad Chilled Sauce
RECEIVE FAETU HONORS-Gene P. Roy, ATI, (center), joy of our season of Christmasinto Cranberry
and Milagro Castillo, YN3 (rt.),have been accorded"Sailor of the a period of deepest an- Assorted Ice Cream
Month" honors by CDR J. F. McGuire (left), FAETULant guish for families. Don'tlet
OinC. Roy was accorded the honor for the month of October many Mincemeat Pie Fruit Cake
for his outstanding performance of duty as an instructor leaching this happen to us; have a
electronics to foreign students. Castillo was cited for November "WARY MERRY CHRIST- Assorted Candies Mixed Nuts

'ment's for administrative her outstanding office.performance of duty in the detach- MAS and drive safely. Coffee Milk TeaPage



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O&R Plays Santa For



Many Needy FamiliesThrough


)1T an idea launched at a weekly meeting of 25

S <,\ ,: enlisted men attending an Overhaul and Repair Depart--
\ ment school some needy families in the Jax area will havea
y.O :1.
: -r \ '' { ;' l Merrv Christmas.One .
-' < 4h of the men suggested that

,' .,(, ;::':L;:.:;:. the next payday each man donatea
r ,..... .
,
&'t : : <.po dollar to buy a needy familya
',: ::. f#:::::: ; basket of foood for Christmas.
I JIt' "
:\ The family was found. The
mother was attempting to raise
1i'CC.UF seven children on an income of

+ ray.\ ., ; less than $100 a month. Out of 1Li1R
this, she was paying $40 a month

AWARD-LT Larry L. Heisel is presented a plaque by Rear Admiral Joseph M. rent, plus utilities. She had no R
Carson, in recognition of his Cedar Hills Boy Scout Troup 301, having led the way in the local heater, and her stove was not
11eps Community Chest United Fund Campaign. The Executive Director of the North Florida Council of working properly.One T
the BSA Horace Williams (left), and BSA Council Activities Chairman Wallace Ferry look on discussed
approvingly. LT Heisel, a 1955 graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy, is currently the Flag Aideto of the bluejackets
ca- RADM Carson, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville. the project with some of the
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civilian employees and they too

ain ind Wave Barracks wanted to donate. Some contri-

buted money, others groceries.One .
A.: L&t man brought clothing, an-
er Makes Childrens other blankets. One supervisor

n, donated a heater and oil tank.
? KIMBLE
1d Holiday BrightThe And so the donations poured in.

ill Very shortly the fellows realIzed Kimble Is
ns spirit of giving which ; they had more than enoughfor Supply's
goes hand in hand with Christ- one family. So another fam-
r1g
mas is in full bloom] at the ily was contacted, then another, Dec. PersonalityThe
>RrN Waves Barracks. They have un- until altogether six families were

he dertaken several projects to being taken care of.
l Department'll"Personality
ill make ]local] children's Christmasmore In the middle] of all this, one Supply of the Month" for
,
te enjoyable.Gifts of the civilian employees] at O&R I December is William O. Kimbleof
he i donated by the girls] became a victim of fire so an- the Purchase Division. CAPT
g- were distributed to nearly 150
other collection was began for
Of-
James J. Davis Jr., Supply
I1e boys and girls ranging in ages them.In .
ficer, presented the award.In .
n- from five to 17, all from orphan- the course of finding needy
Ivl ages and hospitals] in the Jax families, it was discovered that his citation: Kimble who isa
ben + area yesterday. Alyce Salen, SN, in Marietta the citizens of the Procurement Assistant in the

of Aircraft Maintenance Department community are building a health Buying and Order Branch: was
t z .{ coordinated the gift pro- clinic. They need electrical wir- noted for devoting a major portion -

ject.Last ing, plumbing fixtures, tiling for of his time to the purchasing
ps'ir y 1 a night the Waves Choral the floor and dental equipment.It of aeronautical materials for

e- group sang Christmas Carols at. is hoped by the sailors 'he support of the Overhaul and
...1 several orphanages in the area. who initiated the whole p1'oj'ctthat Repair Department, and has
erns In addition, a clothing] drive other dedicated groups will consistently demonstrated his
has been underway to help] continue this good work by carrying ability to handle extraordinary
DISTINGUISHED VISITOR-Rear Admiral W. I. Martin brighten some children's holiday the Marietta clinic project workloads.
1eei new Chief of Naval Air Reserve Training visited Jax NAS
The clothes will be distri- to completion. of Russell
Kimble. a native
based NARTU on Wednesday, December 13. His command consists
that of 18 Naval Air Reserve stations and units, operating almost buted today. This drive was coordinated Springs, Ky., began his Federal
400 squadrons with over 28,000 officers and men. by Carol] Hohenshclt, FAW-11 Gets service career in June 1942, with
-- SN, of ComNabSix. the U. S. Army at Camp Bland-

lie New CommanderCAPT Ing. After almost three and-a-
NX Commissary -------
1" half of military service
(Continued from Page 3, Col. 2)) FRA NotesFleet Gilbert J. Frauenheim, years
Last Edition for 61 officially] assumed!' duties i as during World War II, he transferred -
st December 25 and 1200 to 2400, commander of Fleet Air Wing to the Supply Departmentin
December This will be the ]last 1961 1946. He was
25; Package Store, Reserve Association, Eleven during change of com- February pro-
19s Bldg. 46, open 0900 to 2200, December Branch 126, will hold] its regular edition of the Jax Air News. mand ceremonies held Friday, moted to his present position in
: 23 and 1300 to 2000, De- monthly meeting Thursday The office will)] remain open December 15 at Hangar 124. May 1959.

to cember 24 and 25; and EM Club] evening, December 21, at 2000, during the holiday season at Coming here from duty ns As- As a momcnto of the occasion
lh NATTU, Bldg. 593, open 1200 to in the Branch Meeting Hall}], the regular] working hours sistant Chief of Naval Personnel Kimble was presented a scalt-
2330, December 23 and 24 and Yukon, Flor- from 0800-1630, for those who
4530 120th Street, for Property Management with model of the North AmericanA3J
closed] December 25. ida. All members are urged to wish to submit copy. The first the Bureau of Naval Personnel, "Vigilante" jet through the
The Commissary Store, Bldg. attend. Branch President Walter issue!' for the New Year will Washington, D.C., CAPT Fraucn- courtesy of North American

135, will observe the following Johnson urges all personnel who be released!' Thursday, January heim relieved CAPT n e n fro Aviation, Inc., and their ]local re-
hours: Saturday, December: 23, desire further information about 11. Turner Jr presentative.
open normal hours: December the Fleet] Reserve Association to
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24 and 25 closed, and December contact him at NAS extension
S
26, closed for quarterly inven 8472. ; ui
tory, _
Members of JacksonvilleBranch _
NEW YEAR'S HOLIDAY 91, Fleet] Reserve Asso-

SCHEDULE ciation should] make their reser-
vations early for the New Year's f
Also] all NX and Commissary Eve party to be held at the club,
Store activities at NAS, NATTU 8554 Roosevelt Blvd., Saturday
and Naval Hospital will operate evening, Dec. 30.
regular] hours hours on Satur-
day and Sunday, December 30 The event is for members and
r
and 31, and will be closed Mon- their guests only. The charge for 3

day, January 1, 1962, except the the affair is $1.75 per person and I r f i ,
following)] : Blue Jackets Inn, open will include noise makers, plusa s fr
of bacon or ham and
1200 breakfast
December 31 to 0200, Jan-
I
uary 1 and 1200 to 2400, Janu- eggs to be served anytime after

ary 1; package Store, open 0900to midnight. lrf' 7i N
2200, December 30, 1300 to Tickets for the event are
2000, December 31 and January available at the club.A .
1,' Operations Tower Restaurant,
and Snack Bar, Golf Shack, open quarterly] steak dinner is
regular] hours January 1; and EM scheduled] for Jan. 20. Make

Club] NATTU, open 1200, De- plans] to buy your ticket early.A ] FIRST 'ORION' PRESENTATION-Jax-based FAW-1I has become: the first air arm of the
cember 31 to 0200, January 1, 16-oz. T-bone steak with all Navy's airborne antisubmarine warfare force to receive Lockheed Aircraft Corporation's P3V
and 1200 to 2330, January 1. the trimmings will be offered for "Orion" presentation. Some 541 officers and men of FAW-11 were shown the high degree of
The Commissary Store will be $2. Steaks will be given free to versatility of the new aircraft: and its equipment, which have been selected by the Navy to be-
come a primary tool in this nation's defense against the mounting submarine peril. A modelof
open regular] hours Saturday, any member who has signed up I the new ASW aircraft, scheduled to become operational in 1962, is examined here by
December 30, and closed Mon- three or more new members for CAPT Renfro Turner Jr. (center), commander of FAW-11 and George Robinson who, with
day, January 1. the quarter ending December 31 Joseph Sellers, (left), presented the program for Lockheed on the new P3V aircraft.II .







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Page 6 JAX Alit NEWS. .- 21 December 1961



AE Blue Team Fourth Week Cage Play




Wins NATTU ;. Has Presure Aplenty



apt's TrophyThe Three teams continued to lead the pack with undefeated

records in Mainside intramural basketball competition at

crowning event in the the end of the fourth week of play. FAETU of the American

field of sports at the Naval Air x fs League, and VP-18 and VAP-62 of the N.L. all sport four
Technical Training Unit here is ,ttd win-no loss records. :

the awarding of the Captain's .
Cup. This, trophy is presentedto K FAETU proved their right to needle benders fourth place with I

the team who earns the most the American lead last week by 2-2.

points in intramural sports in- trimming MARTD 93-41 in the Fourth week's standings:

cluding baseball, football, golf, biggest rout of the week. The. Amarlcaln Nation)

and basketball. The laurels were Fleet Airmen defeated Aircraft FAETU 5-0 VAP-62 4-0

handed out to the winners at Maintenance 56-48 earlier in the VA-176 8.1 VP-18 4-0

the annual NATTU Sports Ban- week to give them the four Operation Mets 3.2 VP-30 4-1

quet which was held December wins. Admin 2-2 Hospital 2-2

12. For the third consecutiveyear VA-44 2-2 Operations B.H. 2-3
Close rival VA-176 is directly
the Aviation Electrician's VP-16 2-2 NARTU 1.2
School's Blue Team has THIS TIME IT'S FOR KEEPS-The Captain's Cup most astern of FAETU, with an omin- A/C Maint 1.3 Marines 1-3
Mate valued award in NATTUnit intramural sports activity, became ous 8-1 slate. The attack squadron VU-10 1.3 ComFairJax 1-5
won this top sports honor. This the permanent possession of AE School's Blue Team at annual cagers drubbed the Air Air Force 679th 0-4 VA-135 (0-3
three year win entitles the AE sports award banquet held at Galley Three December 12. R. D. Force 679th 68-43 in their only MARTD 0-5 VP-7 Eliminated
Blue Team to the right of per- Rabanus (left) accepts the golden gift from CDR E. F. Verdery ,
encounter last week.
NATTUnit Executive Officer.
manent possession of the Cap- !
For
tain's Cup. In other games played in the Applicants

All of NATTU's personnelwho American circuit, Operations i

had participated in intra- JAX AIR ,Meteors nipped Admin 58-56, Sports Editor

mural sports during the year SPORTS VA-44 whipped the Air Force,

were invited to the Sports Ban- NEWSVP30 73-63, and VP-16 tripped up
quet which was held at NAT- Operations Meteors 56-52. Post RequestedWith

TU's Galley #3. An added at- I
traction was the menu which Over in the National, VAP-62 the impending loss to

consisted of steak with all the almost slipped a game in their civilian life of Sports Editor
Aces joust with the Marine Barracks, in
trimmings.CDR Spade Ralph Bailey January ap-
but rallied to win, 62-55. Their
local
from
E. F. Verdery, Execu- plicants among
league leading rivals from VP-18
tive Officer of NATTU, made military personnel are now

the presentation of the individual Win Bowling CrownPatrol enjoyed a single victory over being sought to fill this Im-

trophies and also presented the NARTU to the tune of 70-46. portant position on the staffof

Captain's Cup to R. D. Rabanus, Hospital tripped ComFairJax The Jax Air News.
30 after winning the volleyball cham-
Squadron ,
AEC the, who AE Blue accepted Team.In it. on behalfof pionship two weeks ago, picked up all the marbles again 65-34 in the only National circuit Personnel with prior sports

the race for the Captain'sCup last week, by taking Mainside intramural bowling title. I clash last week, to give the and newspaper experience are
The American League kingpins i desired but not absolutely
this year, the final overall who closed out their lea- necessary. The ability to type

as points follows received by each team are gue several weeks ago, defeatedtwo Shotgun Artist Here using correct English and a
:
VA-44 teams, the Hornets keen interest in following and
AE
BLUE
8903 and the Stingers, in the final writing about sports activi-
MAD
AO 8029 7136E playoffs at the Mainside lanes After World TravelsKen ties here at the Naval Air

last week to take the title. The Station are considered of

\ GOLD 5455 Spades Aces ended up on top Pendergras, formerly of VW-4, and now attachedto prime importance.

Support Services 3349 with a grand aggregate of 2,690 the NAS armory, has been one of the most outstanding Interested parties are askedto

pins, to the second place Hornets' sports figures in Jax Navy history. In 1949, Pendergras call the Editor The Jax

Ungraded Workers 2,603 and the Stingers' 2,525. took up skeet shooting here, and has been busting clay Air News, at Ext. 216 or 8164to

Adding up the winning total pigeons ever since.A arrange for interview and
Change PaydaysNAS visitor to his home wouldbe for the
were the following five ace consideration Sports
amazed at the number of event in his skeet career was the I
Jax blue collar workers scorers: Jerry Brunick 204, 214, world Editor position.
championships at Moscowin
medals and other
trophies
Groups II, III and IV, are 181; Lou Bowden 215, 205, 140; a- 1953, when his four team
wards in his twelve man I
reminded that as of January Dick Stuebben 1G7, 168, 224; Tom won yearsof
skeet copped fourth place. I
7, 1962, weekly paydays will Brennan 164, 164, 164; and Jim competition. His latest win VA-44 Mails
His first important win was was the World
be discontinued. Employeeswho Newman 175, 156, 149.
the East Coast Interscrvice Invitational Championships in Oslo, Norway,
have been paid each In the women's division, the Yule TapesVA44
in 1950. From there, this year, in which he copped
week in the past will receive Untouchables narrowly edged
he accumulated numerous State sixth place, and received per- is providing a more
their pay every week until the second place Pin Queens in
and Southeastern titles, buildingup sonal congratulations from Vice joyful Christmas for many of
January 12. their encounter last Tuesdayl,925;
to the Jax Navy five Admiral Smedbcrg Chief of Squadron personnel this year.
man
After January 12, the next to 1,918, to take the distaff title. which
world champion team, winningthe Navy Personnel.As Through tape recordings,
payday will be 26 will start with
January Everyone a
international Caracas might be suspected, his will be broadcast in their home
meet at
and each weeks slate in when ,
two thereafter. clean late January,
have
favorite outdooor for towns, many of the men
sport
Venezuela in 1954. The follow- relaxation -
Employees are encouragedto the Spring intramural bowling I.
took off the skeet is been able to say "Merry Christmas" -
ing year, Pendergras top range
their An
arrange financial affairs season begins. organizational !
laurels in the Pan American quail hunting with a shot gun, in a more personal man-
and commitments in such meeting has been scheduled for '
Games at Mexico City, hitting of course. ner.
a manner as to avoid finan- the athletic director's office at
198 out of 200 of the birds. Due to retire in February after Realizing the disappointmentof
cial distress of Mainside
result this the
as a gym Wednesday,
10 at 0930. Since then he has held nu- 20 years of Navy service, Chief some, who will not be home
change. January for the holidays, VA-44 tapedthe
merous titles and is the 1961 Pendergras is considering a pro-
All Navy scattergun champ. fessional position at a skeet club voices of all those desiringto

Probably the most memorable in Texas. do so. Men who previouslycould
FESTIVAL'
GATOR BOWL only send a card, now
.. .
'0 -' W.
; have found a way for their fa-

CARD 'EVENT-FULL' 'vr i milies to hear their voices on

Christmas. Many attached to the
.. ,
REGATTA EVENTS-Sunday, December 31, outboard regatta ',, ; "Hornets" are awaiting schools
on St. Johns River at the Jacksonville Outboard Club. Water i : (: and are spending their first

ski tournament on Cedar River at Blanding Road Bridge, Sun- s 'k Christmas away from home. For

day, December 31. Predicted log contest for inboard cruisers at these, this has been a special

Yacht Club on St. Johns River, December 31 treat.

GOLF TOURNAMENT-Tenth annual 54 hole Amateur at

Brentwood Golf Club, December 26-28. Pro-Am at Selva Ma- IM Meet Set SoonThe

.
rina, December 29.GATORAMAFireworks
and marching band events, free Spring intramural bowl-

to public at Gator Bowl Stadium, Wednesday December 27 at ing season's organizational meet-

1945. Marine Dorps Drum and Bugle Corps will be featured. ing will be held at the athletic

BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT-December 28-29 at Jack- director's office in the Mainsidegym

sonville Coliseum. First night, Navy vs Florida, Vanderbilt (4 Wednesday, January 10, at
VPI. Starting time 1930. 0030.!) All units planning to par-

BOWLING TOURNAMENT-$1,000 first scratch prize at ticipate are advised to send a

Plaza Lanes, 6625 Expressway. December 29-31. representative

GATOR BOWL FOOTBALL GAME-Penn State vs Geor- TOP SKEET SHOOTER-NAS armory's Ken Pendergras.
gia Tech at Gator Bowl Stadium, December 30. Kickoff 1400. one of the top skeet shooters in the United States, has held The United States has transferred -
many titles including those in international competition. Pend-
than CO small craftto
POST GAME AWARDS BANQUET-Reception 1345 at Ho- i more
ergras in shown here with his latest addition to his impressive
tel George Washington. Dinner and presentations follow. I trophy collection, taken earlier this year at the World Skeet the Cambodian Navy under
Championships in Oslo. Norway.. 1 the Military Assistance Program.



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.1 December 1961 JAX AIR

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, Rosette Losesin i r :" j Penn State-Ga. Tech


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at1I1 At CapitolJax ;;

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of the Nittany LionSof
It will be the race horse offense

lr Navy southpaw Jim Rosette Penn State against the fast charging, deceptive Yellow
of NAS Special Serviceswon t. Jackets of Georgia Tech in the big Gator Bowl gridironL

his first two bouts by un- clash set for Saturday, Dec. 30 at the Gator Bowl Stadium'

th animous decisions, then droppedhis in Jacksonville. Kickoff time is 1415.

final night's fight in the East nC-O CRIP ENGLE'S Lions ) 47-26 while los-
and Pittsburgh, ;
Coast Interservice Boxing Tour- have been holding practice ses-
10-6
ing to Miami, 25-8; Army, ;
nament at Washington D. C. last sions at Fort Eustis, Va. and will 21-17,
and Maryland,
Iow week. move to St. Augustine at noon LIKEWISE finished
TECH
The only local entry, Rosette on Dec. 26 where they will drill
I-1 scored easily in his first bout until time. The Pennsylvanians, 7-3, having defeated SouthernCal
2.2 of at the 27-7; Rice, 24-0; Duke, 21-0;
against Ray Phillips Camp who will be quartered
Lejeune, winning by a unanimous ; famous Ponce De Leon Hotel in Auburn, 7-6; Tulane, 35-0; Flor-
23.2 ; ida 20-0 and Georgia, 22-7;
,
;
\ ,t decision. St. Augustine, will practice at
A while succumbing to LSU, 10-0;
1-3 The next evening, light mid- the municipal stadium there
1-5 ... .. .. >} Tennessee, 10-6; and Alabama,
)..3'ed dleweight Bill Scott of Bolling CH>AA>RR-GE-Expected to "carry the mail" as he has Dec. 26 through 29. I I 100.
' 1 AFB was his opponent; he meta all season long for the Yellow Jackets of Georgia Tech, against The Engineers of Tech have
similar fate. the Nittany Lions of Penn Stale in Saturday' Gator Bowl been drilling on their home Here are the starting linepus:

But the final night, Ray fracas is halfack Bill Williamson (left). Leading the blocking grounds in Atlanta and will ar- PENN STATE Pet. GA. TECH
is tackle Larry Stalling (right). Williamson is Tech' leading
Jacksonville around 1330 lE Davit
in Schwab
Owens of Camp Campbell won rive
l< ground gainer and he will be testing the tough forward wall
tt the bout and the open light middleweight of Penn State Kickoff time is set for 1415. on Dec. 28 to continue trainingat SiemintU 1 IT Griffin
deci- the Jacksonville Baseball] Blatenttein lG Enckton"
trophy by a split
I Huffman! C McCaughey
.: sion.The Park at 1600 on Dec. 28 and I I Wilson R3 Watson
next slugfest on tap for 1530 on Dec. 29. I Smith RT Stallingt

the local leatherpusher will be Both squads are in fine phy- Mitinger RE SolomonHall

) the Florida AAU, at the Jack- p sical shape for this 17th annual Kochman OB IH Winingder Gann

) sonville coliseum, February 12- ?:,,{:! t ( i! Gator Bowl game, The Penn I, Powell *H Williamson

14. : State offense this year is built Hayes FB McNames

Upon his discharge in May of I more around speed than power |
:'Y. : :> '
l lr next year, Rosette plans to en- ,.';,.>, : : as in the past. It revolves around
ter the ranks of professional pug :;::y:: AllEastern quarterback Galen

ilism, or the "college of hard Hall, who has led the Lions I

knocks," probably in the middleweight through a 7-3 season againstsome dz jtm{

t I. division. of the roughest; competition

. in the country. Hall is a good 'I

passer a fair runner and an excellent '
t
leader. The halfbacks do

most of the pass catching for "

.rr- State because the offense env +
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l *, nhasizes a running game. Roger ?
Kochman, All-East halfback, is
chief ground gainer for the

[ Thursday December 21 Eastern Collegiate Grid Champ-
.. ions, but speedsters Pete Liske
Mainside-Capture That Cap- ,. and Don Caum along with xai
l sule, 1900 only.NATTUnit .
power backs Hal Powell and
Upstairs and Van Hayes are expected to do
Downstairs, 1900 only. 4. S their share.

t Hospital-First Marine, 1900
HALL HAS HIT 51
f;, on percent
only. of his passes, eight of them for I

Friday, December 22 A touchdowns, for a total of 951 : t _

Mainside-Bells Are Ringing, yards through the air. His favorite '.}fG

1900 only. 1ff 1" ) targets are All-East end I s
,
NATTUnit Capture That x,; -' Bob Mitinger and Kochman. { ?
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Capsule, 1900 only. WHAT'S UP FRONT THAT COUNTS-A good coach Coach Bobby Dodd is expected >

Hospital-Upstairs and Down- will tell you that the game is won and lost up front-where the to start Stan Gann at quarterfor I y-0 yob,}

e y stairs, 1900 only.Saturday men are separated from the boys. The Nittany Lions of Penn his Yellow]] Jackets but will tz y .
of have been believers in hard forward ayyyykk 4zt
State long a charging
December 23r alternate with Bill Lothridge as
wall, and this year's edition is no exception. This quartetof
r.h r Mainside-St. Francis of As- tackles will see plenty of action against Georgia Tech in he did throughout the season. t .
sisi, 1900 only.NATTUnitBells. the Gator Bowl clash Saturday in Jacksonville. Left to rightare Speedy halfback Billy Williamson
le a Are Ringing team captain Jim Smith Gerry Farkas Ron Tietjens will be the man State will bto9Ff
and Charles Sieminski.NavyMeets.
ret i' 1400 and 1900. have to stop to contain the Engineers I
- from the running standpoint I
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I Hospital-Capture That Cap- w <
.I sule, 1900 only. and the passes of Gann
I FloridaIn
and Lothridge will certainly ,1L'
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1t t Sunday, December 24 !
q figure in the Tech scheme of
Ied Mainside-High Time, 1400 and things The Tech line moves :

1 1900. especially fast behind such men I
NATTUnit-St. Francis of As- GB Harold Erickson '
All-SEC
Cage OpenerDefending as guards -
IgW sisi, 1400 and 1900. and Dave Watson. The Tech 'a zSt

Hospital-Bells Are Ringing, offense is noted for its deceptiveness I
,: 1900 only. champion Navy clashes with the Florida and variety. The Jackets !
1n i Monday, December 25 Gators in the opening game of the 1961 Gator Bowl Basket- are good:: for pulling] one out of f!' yE s' iy f t
t ball Tournament to held at the Jacksonville coliseum I ; i:
Ie Mainside-But Not For Me, the hat when they need to. s.a .
Isrt I 1900 only. December 2829. Penn State goes into the fray '9 _
F y __
resulted in the I ; ___
The drawings
t _+ NATTUnit-High Time, IfrOO .1---year in the semi-finals, going with a 7-3 record, having beaten I
who tough again
>1' only. Middies, are overtime before Ben Carnevale's I Navy 20-10; Boston, 32-0; Syra-

11I Hospital-St. Francis of Assisi this year, clashing with home- Middies edged the Gators, 69-62. cuse, 14-0; California] 33.16; West
favorite Florida in the first
town
1900 only.Tuesday. The Middies went on to defeat Virginia. 20-6; Holy Cross. 34-14;
game at 1930 Thursday, Decem- .
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,
ber 28.The I guard back from last year. I r fS5
;' Mainside-Ice Palace, 1900 other two clubs who round finals. Vanderbilt posted a 19-14 record '

I- only. I out the four-team tourney are Navy again has the services l last year and tied for second -

It NATTUnit-But Not For Me, Vanderbilt and Virginia Tech. "f its two standout players of place in the SEC. The I
tc 1900 ast season, guards Dave Tre- I GATOR BOWL QUEEN-The
only.Hospital. Commodores again loom tough
These two clash in the second gal with the American
High Time, 1900 maine, and all tourney choice with three returning first string
2130.
e game on the first night at I look that's Miss Lithona Roz-
It only. The two night tourney will be Al Hughes. I ier. 19 year-old University of

'- Wednesday, December 27 concluded Friday. December 29. Florida is all keyed up for this ers.VPI is a traditional Southern Georgia freshman who will
reign as the 1961 Gator Bowl
a Mainside Hold Back The A consolation game will be meet having handed nationally Conference powerhouse. I Queen. She stands five feet
I
t! Night, 1900 only.NATTUnitIce. played at 1930 with the championship ranked Wake Forest a 7165beating Reduced price tickets for the nine-more than six feet in
Palace 1900 slated for 2130. basketball tournament are on I high heels, and measures 39.25-
game
recently, Florida has 37, and weighs 135. She at-
. sale at Special Services Officeat
and Florida staged
; a only. Navy one I
tended Andrew Jackson Highin
Cluff Luyk, 6-foot-8 center, and
ft'r ', Hospital-But Not For Me, of the most exciting Gator Bowl NAS Jax, Building 704, phone Jacksonville before enter-
;': 1900 only. basketball games in history last Lou Merchant, All Southeastern extension 593. ing col1ege.a .

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year, I usually take a momentto

write a few letters to my

good friends. The time whenI

remember all the good

things and indulge myself to
the extent of getting a little

sentimental.It .

is a cold, damp evening, o b ..
but here in my den it's cozy
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OVER THE SIDE-Was accomplished in a unique mannerat slowly sipping a nice, very 4 yJTnvs}
the retirement of Joe C. McCreight ADC of Patrol Squadron dry double martini. I only
16, on Friday December 15. He was piped over in his private wish you were here and
aircraft by fellow chiefs. Lending a hand on the prop is CDR since you are not, the leastI
Robert G. Bagby, commanding officer of the squadron.
I can do is to toast you health
and happiness-so time out

:old pal, while I bend my elbow -
Chief McCreight Hangs to you.I .

just took time out to mix

Up Hat As Navy FlierA I was another out martini in the and kitchen while, I I

thought of all the time I

veteran Navy flier retired: here at NAS Jax Friday, would waste if I went out to 4

December 15, in the same manner he performed most of mix another drink every once
his 21 years service-in an airplane Immediately following in a while. So I just made up
formal retirement ceremonies at Patrol Squadron 16, Joe a big pitcher of martinis and
C. McCreight, ADC, was piped aboard his private civilian brought it back Inw ith me so
aircraft by the squadron's chief petty officers Accompaniedby I d havr it right hear besise

Mrs. McCreight, who attended the ceremonies, Chief me and wooulden hav to
McCreight departed for an extended holiday. waste time making more
__ otthem. So im all sat and
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Chief McCreight enlisted in
Captain in P2V "Neptunes" here gows.
the Navy in January 1941, and throughout most of the Western
served as a combat aircrewmanin I world on antisubmarine warfare The greateests think in tje
PBY "Catalinas" during hole wokld is frenship. And
missions. VP-16 commanded
by VIEW FROM THE TOP "Little Billy" Jenkins 1962'sNew
World War II. He remained in believe me pal you are the -
a OH! Robert G. Bagby is a unit
Years Baby surveys the coming year from his vantage
flight status and during the Kor- of Fleet Air Wing Eleven. geartest pal anybony everhad.Do point 'a top of the world. His expression indicates a cheerful
ean War he was flying off car- you rember all the shwell year is in sight. Billy is the 3V2 month old son of Interior Com
riers as an aircrewman in AD Chief and Mrs. McCreight and times we had togeter pal/c?? munications Electrician Second Class Leonard and Mrs. Jenkins.
"Skywarriors." During his 21 I their two children will make I Yhe wonful camping trisp. Jenkins is attached to Special Services.

years service he has flown as their home at 5924 Cedar Hills I&ll never forget the time yoi a wheel waht the hekc.

crewman in 11 different Navy- Blvd., in Jacksonville, and he put the ded shunnk in my Darn paithcer is impty so i Three NAS Clubs
type aircraft. slepping bag. Haha boy how- juts wneoutan ma-de anoht-
,will be employed in a local air-
I we laughted didn we. Never erone an i sur wisch you wer
In addition to his Navy
flying craft company. did get shunnk outofit. Bit it here ol pal to hep me drunk Schedule Big
duties, Chief McCreight holdsa
was prety funnye anywahy.I these martinos becauze theya
private pilot's license, owns Woman on telephone1: "Is still about it
I my laught onec ina sumply deliciuusious. Parn
his own aircraft and has
amas- New Year's EveWith
sed over 1000 hours pilot time. husband at the club whole. Not as muhc as I use me while i lit my flass to you
ta. But waht th heck &
after
NCO: "No, ma'am. good healht oncemor becaus
The retired Navyman reportedto all you still by bestt old pall. you ar the bets pal; i git Off New Year 1962 getting
VP-16 for duty in October Woman: "But I haven't even and if a guy cannt hav a luahg corse why a pal would do a closer every day, several NAS
1956, and has flown as Plane I told you who I am." on a good tru freidn one in birty thinf liek putin a skinkin Jax clubs are planning big New
Year's Eve to celebratethe
parties
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a nother pals sleping bage
t damb if i no. Tha wash a occasion.
+ I ;, lousi thind for anyboydy todoan The Commissioned Officer's

{. oly a firs clas hele wouldi Mess (Open) will have a formal
it Wasna admdam bit fun- dinner and dance. Tickets are

ncy Stil stinkks. An if you now on sale for the event.

tininkits funye yore a drity The Chief Petty Officer's Clubis
lous anas fare as i&m con-
planning a big buffet and a
crened en plum to_
you go
New Year's party complete with
and stya ther you dirty lose.
hats and favors.
To. wi yuo.Orchid .
3 { H HM. Two bands, Bill Morrison and
Bud Clarks will furnish the
x Sf J : Corsages music for dancing at the CPO
Club beginning at 2000.
Available at NX
The Bluejackets Inn is also
: Orchid i corsages flown directly planning an evening of celebra-
from Hawaii will be on sale tion. March Wilson and the Red
at the Navy Exchange Retail Coats will play for dancing with

Store Building 27, from Wed- noise makers, confetti, hats and
nesday, December 27, through favors adding to the festivities,
Saturday, December 30. This -----
special order of Hawaiian or-
: .a1 "h'ds' has been made to offer Nursery Open NYThe

patrons the opportunity of pur- Navy Wives Nursery will
NEW RECREATION FACILITY-All hands may now enjoy the facilities of a new recreation chasing these beautiful flowersto be open Sunday, December 31
,
room just opened in Barracks "D" where installation of ping-pong, pool and writing tables has
been made for their leisure time use. The new recreation room is open from 1600 to 2200 Monday wear to the many social from 1700 to 0300. Reservationsmay
through Friday, and from 1000 to 2200 on Saturday and Sunday. Either uniform of the day or events of the New Year's week- now be made. For informa-
appropriate civilian clothing may be worn when engaged in activities there. end. tion call extension 368.r .