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-- \ Study Group ,FormedPresident




Jf) Asks Restudy



Of Military Pay SystemPresident



Vol. 19 No. 43 U.S. NAS Jacksonville, Fla. 6 February 1962A Kennedy has asked for a sweeping reappraisalof

military pay allowances and related matters.
This anouncement revealed the formation of a DeTense

Study Group on Military Compensation to review and

evaluate the present setup.
It is anticipated the study will

t tvA. be 1962,completed and that any during recommended October I continuing The group problems.undertaking the
will consist of personnelfrom
study
: legislation will be made readyfor
the Office of the Secretaryof
Congress early in 1963.
Defense, the Army, Navy, Air
The 'last comprehensive studyon
Force, Marine Corps and Coast
military compensation was
Guard.
completed in May 1957.
also be
will
wi.lr Representation
q f k Y The Military Study Group
s t g F>, a.. x xa provided from the Civil Service
will look into the "entire spect-
Commission and the Bureau of
aro. ; rum of military pay, allowancesand
the Budget. Liaison will be
benefits, including retire-
)
) maintained with the U. S. Public
ment, and all other facets of the
Health Service and the U. S.
military pay system, the an-
c Coast and Geodetic Survey, the
: a rz1So nouncement said. other uniformed services'paid

The group is being requestedto under the Career CompensationAct.
identify and evaluate the sev- .
eral benefits available to military of the
The deliberation group
:k c personnel which supplementactual and recommended legislative

11 pay and allowances.It proposals will be considered by

will also consider the feasi- the President's Panel on Federal

bility or desirability of retaining Salary Systems.The .

these in their present form or group will also review

: translating them to the basic pay and evaluate, from the stand-
: structure.In .
point of the Federal governmentas
addition, the study will look the employer of various typesof

Into the question of financing personnel, the relationship
THIS IS HOW IT WORKS'-These four Venezuelan Air Force men who visited NAS last certain of these benefits through between total compensation re-
week pause during their tour of VA-44 to observe the procedures a pilot takes when ejecting individual contribution or througha ceived by members of the uniformed -
from a jet aircraft. They are (left to right). Major Miguel A. Picon Venezuelian Air Force combination of individual and received
Maintenance Officer LT Richard Gaiklll and Walter Dodge AMS1, their VA-44 guides who services, that by
I briefed the guests during their squadron tour Sergeant Manuel Tlrado Lieutenant Albe E. government contributions with I other employees of the Federal
, Castro L. and Master Sergeant Baquero Rivas. The visitors also toured O8cR and other Station the possibility of providing some government, and that receivedby \ '

facilities. benefits on an, optional basis. employees in private indus-
-
Another consideration will be

given to whether the translationof try.As a collateral problem, a

Venezuelian National Health, Joint, some elements of compensa- study of techniques will be un-

tion into basic pay would effect dertaken for use in determiningfuture

the incentive values which assist pay adjustments in rela-
Crusade
Begins TodayThe in recruitment and retentionof tion to Civil Service, foreign

Airmen Tour personnel, achieve greater service and industrial pay scales.

year's first fund raising drive for military and civil- equity for the individual and The new study will in no way
ian personnel of Navy activities in the Jacksonville area left possibly result in direct or in- affect the Department of De-

the launching pad at 1100 this morning. direct savings to the government.In fense legislative proposal for an

FacilitiesFour I Hundreds of-keymen and campaign I recent years, as a result of adjustment in the basic allow-
'
I workers, unit chairmen, at the kickoff was Rear Admiral the Military Pay Act of 1958, ance for quarters, which has

high ranking naval officers and Joseph M. Carson, CommanderFleet following the 1957 study, recruit- been approved by the Presidentand
representatives of participating Air Jacksonville and Commander ment and retention in the Armed is now being processed for
members of the Venezu- agencies were on hand for the I Naval Air Bases Sixth Forces have improved, but are submission to Congress.
ellan'Air Force, two officers and kickoff rally at King Hall to Naval District. Cecil Carroll T----
two enlisted men, toured NAS launch the 1962 Federal Service vice president and director of

Jax last Thursday, visiting the Campaign in support of the National agencies for the Independent
vast Overhaul and Repair De- Health Agencies and the Life and Accident Insurance Co.,

partment shops, facilities and Joint Crusade. was the principal speaker. Com-

equipment of Attack Squadron Whether or not the "launch- manding officers of participating -

44 and other Station activities. ing" and the ensuing "flight"can units were also in attend- .

Charles Paige from O&R ex- be scored a success dependsnow ance. :

plained the various repair and on how well personnel respond The Health Group includes ,

maintenance jobs undertaken and to the drive. seven agencies, two more thanin
Heading the list of dignitaries previous The American
performed there in support of years.
Naval aircraft of the Fleet to Heart Association and the Na-

Major Miguel A. Picon, Venezu- Peace Defense tional Association for Retarded .Fl.
elian Air Force Maintenance Of- Children have been added to

ficer; Lieutenant Albe E. CastroL. Nav/s ProductFor the American Cancer Society,

.; Master Sergeant Baquero Ri- ; Muscular Dystrophy Association,
vas and Sergeant Manuel Tirado. ': Free WorldA United Cerebral Palsy, National
:1' Navyman from VP-16 was Association for Prevention of
Later in the tour they were filling out an unfamiliar "ci- Blindness and the National So-

introduced to LT Richard Ga- vilian" type application blank ciety for Crippled Children and

skill of VA-44 who conducted for membership in a local Adults for this year's campaign.
The Joint Crusade includes the
organization.He .
them in the squadron, area,
had no trouble with the American Korean Foundation,
them the of the
showing use
name, age and address part. CARE and Radio Free Europe.
ejection seat utilized by jet For "Position," he wrote in Contributors have an oppor-

pilots, the contents of an avia- his rank, and for "Companyor tunity to give to the agency of

tor's emergency kit and a detailed Employer," he answered"U. their choice among the ten, or

inspection of the A4D-2, F9F- S. Navy." can make one single donation to
The next question, "What either National Health or Joint
8T and AD-6 aircraft flown by
Product Is Your Company Crusade. The appeal for funds

the squadron.The Connected With?", brought by both is being. conducted con-
of the Wooden
PALETTE Members -
OPERATION VIEWERS-
forth his best effort as he
officers and men are part currently. family of NAS Jax seem deep In thought and study ** hej
of a six-man inspection\ team stated, "Peace for the Free NO overall goal has been established view the art work of combat artists in "Operation Palette
World and defense of the Uni- :for the campaign. which was on display during the past week at the Jacksonville
which came to St.. Augustine in ted States." University Library. Thousands of Jax citizens viewed the
Captain Charles L. Moore, Jr., 120 drawn by artists during
December for an expected eight- And the last blank inquired, unique art exhibit of paintings
Assistant Chief of Staff, ,Com- World War II and the Korean War. "Operation Palettespon-
month stay at Fairchild Stratos "Does.Your Company Manufacture FairJax-ComNabSix, .,,and' Leonard sored locally by the Naval Reserve In cooperation with Jacksonville -
Aircraft while 18pf their ", or Distribute This! Indus- University- closed Its Jax showing ytsiwrdar. CDR
Eubanks
Corp, NAS Jax Jax
Product?" I William W. Wooden.' Aircraft Maintenance Officer'of HAS
Foui try's ,cargo, planes 'undergo "Both,"' wrote the 'Tavyman.k trial Relations Officer ,are .;cochairmen (second from left) Is flanked by daughter Carol (left), William.
repair and modification. .. : : for the campaign. Jr. and Mrs. Wooden. ..



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8 February
2 JAX AIR NEWS

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A Poignant Question

Jt1


To Patriotism?
NAS, Jacksonville What's Happened
CAPT J. R. Compton Commanding Officer
CDR Walter J. Schub Executive Officer
Fleet Air Jacksonville NAB 6ND
RADM Joseph M. Carton CommanderCAPT (Edltor'i Notes The following planet hate our American in- of place In our brave new worldof

Vincent Casey Chief of Staff stirring message by Dr. Max sides. The other was to believe foreign aid and peaceful coexistence -
Fleet Air Eleven
Wing of
Superintendent
Rafferty.
CAPT Gilbert J. Fraoenhelm Commander and to live Stephen Decatur'sgreat and collaboration.
CAPT Andrew H. Cowart Chief Staff Officer Schools La Canada Calif.. takes toast: "Our country I In I say that we had better thank
Naval Air Technical Training Unit aim at education for life adjustment with foreign na- the
her intercourse God for Army and Navy
CAPT Hartiel D. Allen Commanding Officer and blasts with both barrels -
CDR Eugene F. Verdery Executive Officer waning tions may she always be in the And-with half the world at our
at our peoples' pat-
Naval Hospital right; but our country, right or throats-we had better teach
CAPT R: O. Canada Commanding Officer riotism. It Is reprinted here with "
wrong! our children that it is not a dis-
CAPT Stephen H. ToUni Executive Officer permission of the Reader's DI.
Had they been taught to love grace, but a priceless privilege,
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit ;..t.)
CAPT Ralph. Elliott, Jr. Commanding Officer their countrx with the same pas- to; wear our country's uniform.
CDR William M. Miller Executive Officer I want to talk to you abouta sion that inspired other genera- THE CRUX of the problem, of

Printed commerlcally with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Florida at vanishing species-the Am- tions of American youth, they is this: "Do we believeit
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July erican patriot. I hope to show course,
be wonderingwhat
1958. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air would not now ourselves?" I am convincedthat
Jacksonville, Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing you what you and I have all the fuss is about. They we do. It is not the fault
11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U.S. Naval Hospital.CDR done the last 25 years to make would know that their countryis of teachers-as individuals-that
AUx N. Mclnnls, Jr. Service Information Officer inevitable this decline of a in danger, and that would be
has been brain-
Andrew H. Planey Assistant Service Information Officer our profession
-
noble breed. And at the
once
Newt Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb., Staff-Mae Spencer J01; Marc Whetstone, enough. It was enough in 1861, washed for a quarter of a cen-
J01; Sandy Martinson, JOSNI Photographer, Joy Moreau, PH2. end I shall propose to you a and 1917, and 1941. It is not tury with slogans like: "Thereare
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and In- simple question: "Is this whatwe enough today. Too many of them eternal verities" "Ev-
ternational Councils no ;
of Industrial Editors. want?
The Jax Air Newt It a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material neither know nor care. erything is relative"; "Teach the
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit It given. Photographs First, go back with me in time IT IS OUR FAULT. We have child, not the subject"; and -

unless otherwise credited, are official U.S. Navy Photographs. 185 years. Our country is in a been so busy educating for "life worst of all-"Nothing is worth
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone strange sort of undeclared war adjustment" that we have for- "
extensions 8164, 656, 272 216. learning for its own sake.
or against the forces of despotism
,
gotten to educate for survival. The results are plain for all to
then as now. A young man, only Words that America once treas-
of
the worst our youngsters
see:
Education Important 21, unpaid, volunteers to go behind ured as a rich legacy, that once growing up to become booted,

enemy lines to collect in- sounded like trumpet calls, we sideburned, ducktailed, unwashed -
formation. He is captured and have allowed to fade from the
slobs the
tried as a spy and publicly ques- classrooms and the consciousnessof leather-jacketed ;
Gen. Schriever Describes
best of our youth coming into
tioned. Surrounded jeer-
the
by the pupil's: "Liberty and Un- maturity for all the world like
ing foe, cut off beyond all hopeof ion, ''now and forever, one and diz-
people fresh from a
rescue, the rope already inseparable .", "We have met young
ride with
New Breed Of ServicemanThis knotted around his bared throat, the en e m 1and they are zying everything roller-coaster blurred, with, no

he breaks his steadfast silence. ours .", "Millions for defense,
standards with
,
positive
His words echo down the corri- but not one cent for tribute ." every-
nation needs a new breed of military men if it is dors of time to thing in doubt. No wonder so
us today, ringingand In too of schools
our
to survive the communist threat, according to Gen. BernardA. magnificent: "I only regret search many for these you many of them welsh out and
can towering
Schriever, Chief of the Air Force Systems Command, and that I have but one life to lose phrases in vain. squeal and turn traitor when confronted

there are several qualities_ such a man must possess.The for country." with the brutal realityof
my Our sin has been greater than
first of these, the generalbelieves Red military force and the
is It is this ability that enables us A YEAR AGO another, young this, however. Patriotism feedson
knowledge. crafty cunning of Red psycholo-
"Education has always been to produce radically new con- American went on trial for his hero worship, but education gical warfare.

important to the military cepts and to recognize their life, in Soviet Russia. The Dream during the past three decades
man I
,
WE AS A PEOPLE have been
for which Nathan has
value. Hale died
he had deliberately debunked the
told
a gathering at The Cita-
taunted and reviled and chal-
del in Charleston S. C. "but Pointing to some of the his- grown now to glorious life and hero. The quest of the Golden
,
A
today it is more essential than toric developments that have wonderful reality-the last, best Fleece has been crowded out of lenged in the last few years.
occurred in the last hope of earth. textboooks soulless Thing slavers as us today -
ever. several de- men on our by the visit of

Gen. Schriever cades, Gen. Schriever said they And what do we hear? "I i Tom and Susan to the ,Zoo. The on all continents, under all

that he did not mean pointed scientific out could be referred to as an era didn't know what I was doing.I sterile culture of the Pueblo the seas, and out into the void

and technical knowledge alone. of "technological explosion." know now I was risking world Indian looms large in our curri- of interplanetary, space. Our national -

"The military man today needsto He named jet propulsion, peace. My superiors were re- culum, but the nightly Crusaders nose has been rubbed in

be more than a technician. He rocket propulsion, new electronic sponsible." and the deeds of the heroes the dirt. The flag for which our
devices the "multitude of THANK HEAVEN, before ancestors bled and died has been
they're not
must have some understandingof ; new Troy are now passe, andso
the complex discoveries in medicine; and the all like that. But this one was. is the deadthlesss ride of Paul torn down by a dozen comic-
political, diplo-
matic and economic factors that first steps in the exploration of So were a sickening number of Revere. opera countries. I don't know

affect military decisions. space." It took imagination to our young men just ten years TODAY TOO MANY schools- when at long last the American

"He must be able .to produce such developments 'as ago who sold out their fellow especially on the elementarylevel people will rise in all the power
express
himself and these, he said. American soldiers, and licked are teaching trivia.If and majesty of their great tradi-
clearly
he must be able concretely.And to manage A third essential quality for the boots of the brutal Chineseand you doubt this, visit class- tion to put an end to this role of

men." i the military man of today is North Korean invaders, and room after classrooom in widely international doormat, which be-

courage. made tape recordings praising separated regions of this coun- comes us so poorly.
The general believes these I
Gen. Schriever said he did not communism. So are all the try, as I have done. Watch the But I do know one thing.
qualities come with a libera'leducation. mean the kind often found on phony sophisticates who clutterup abler pupils grow bored and When that time comes-and it
"This habit of mindis
the battlefield:. This kind of our colleges and agitate lack luster as they yawn over. cannot be far distant-we edu-

produced not only by the courage, he said, is found in the against ROTC and parade in Bill and Tom's Trip to the I cators better not be caught with-
curriculum studies but also
one laboratory, around the confer- support of Fidel Castro. Farm. Then, suddenly as holding from the nation's chil-
the attitude of the mind
as one" ence table or at the test facility."It Whether we like it or not, though opening an enchanted I dren the wonderful, sharp-edged,

approaches the subject matter. finds expression in the this is our doing yours and window i-- give them the storyof glittering sword of patriotism. Ina

The second quality militarymen daring to accent new ideas, in mine. These spineless, luxury- the wrath of Achilles. Let word, this means Indoctrination. -

today need more than ever the determination to fight for loving, spiritless "Americans"came them stand in the shot-swept An ugly word? I think not.

is imagination."This the concepts one believes to be right out of our classrooms. shrouds of John Paul Jones' But if it is ugly to teach chil-

," Gen. Schriever said, correct, and in the persistenceto Fifteen years ago they were in Bonhomme Richard and thrill to dren to revere the great Ameri-

"is a unique human attribute stick with time-consuming, our kindergartens. They wenton those words flashing like a rap- cans of the past, to cherish the

no .one has yet designed a com- difficult, lonely work simply our field trips to the bakery ier out of our past, "I have not traditions of our country, toj

puter with true creative ability. because it needs to be done." and danced around the ribboned yet begun to fight." Kneel with hate communism and its creatures -

poles at our May Festivals. About them behind the cotton bales aNew then I say let's be ugly.

Former J02 Offers S nine years ago they were study- Orleans with Andy Jacksonat WHAT IS THE alternative?!
ing something called "social liv- their side as the Redcoats You see that all about you now

__ ing" in our seventh grades. They emerge from the Louisiana mists. in all the headlines. Do you lik

Thanks For TrainingA were tested and guided and mo- WATCH THEIR FACES. See it? Is this what we want?

'''' ,. tivated. They were "adjusted to the eyes brighten ,the backs Or rather, do we want 01
"" ''
Navy flag officer recently ':::rl' their peer groups." They were straighten, the arms go up. Patriotism young people informed and dii.> .

received a letter from a former r taught that competition was bad will come as easily to I ciplined and alert-mIlitant fo'rT\ 'Y,

J02 who had served on his staff, and cooperation supremely good. them as it did to all of us who freedom, clear-eyed to the filthy

and Is now*a reporter on a daily They were told little about democratic know our nation's past-and love menace of communist corrupt

newspaper.The capitalism; and that it.MORE. tion?

letter said, in' part, "The little was J usually! taught with a LET US teach them the If your answer is "Yes," then]

main :purpose of this letter is to curled I lip. They were1'persuaded grand old songs. How long has it get busy.' We have not' an hour '

thank, through you, the Navy that the world was shortly to been since children learned to to spare. If God grants us the

for the fine training I got from become one big happy family, sing "Columbia, the Gem of the< time and the will, we ,may still

them. This includes not only r with everYone loving everyoneelse. Ocean?" And why was 'It be able to preserve this lovely

Journalism training, but: adult dropped? Because someone de- land of ours as it once was and

:training, too. In other words, ," rTNAT 'ROIL xouve THERE WERE TWO things wt Ided that the lines which end -please God-will yet be again:

thanks for making me.more of a BEEN TREATING didn't teach them. One was that "The Army and Navy forever I a nation fit for heroes' serene

man than ,when I entered the CAME, TO A HEAD" many of the Inhabitants of this Three Cheers for the Red White in the knowledge of our past,

service in 1957. DR. SCHWARTZ/ big, bad tempered, battling and Blue! were hopelessly out confident and ready.Pags .



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8 February 1962 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3



Supply Employees' Tour



Shows Where Supplies Go


K.ij .
$ ;t I Twelve employees of the NAS Supply Department now
have a much clearer picture of what happens to some of

? : t : the supplies they process after visiting the NAS Aircraft

Maintenance Department on Tuesday: January 30.

The group met with CDR W.

W. Wooden, Aircraft Mainte-

nance Officer, who outlined the
objectives of the aircraft maintenance -

program here. CDR :

Wooden explained how the Aircraft 1 ;;

Maintenance Departmenthas
taken over the activities of

the Fleet Aviation Service

Squadrons since their disestab-

lishment in 1959 and throughit's a

x diversified shops, repairs

many aircraft components. If

the job is too big for Mainte-
'THAT'S WHERE THE SUPPLIES GO'-Robert Vittum, ADJC (right), of the Aircraft Main- nance then it. is sent on to Sup-
tenance Department, explains and shows 12 Supply Department employees where some of the
parts and supplies received from their department end up during their tour there last week. All ply and thence to the Overhauland
take note of a J-57 aircraft engine which is undergoing repair. Supply Department personnel tak- Repair Department.AC .
ing part in the tour were Joe Schultz, Ruby Wallace. Phil DiStefano. Marie Wood Maxaline Bern-
ard, Mary Lou Sparake, Alice Harris, Roy Chester Kenneth Wilkins, Dorothea May, Anna Fair- Maintenance servicessome WINS AGAIN-David L. Patton -
cloth and J. W. Ellis. 20 NAS aircraft and tran-
AE1, winner of NATTU'I"Schoolmaster
.- > > sit aircraft with minor discre- of the Year"
Service Ribbons ': Constellation pancies. An average of 950 transit award for 1961, has now been
named the Unit's "Serviceman -
,Classified aircraft month the facilities as
per use -
of the Month" for December
For Antarctica Copper Coins at NAS. NATTU by CAPT Commanding Hartsel D.Officer.Allen,

FOR SALE Visits to the Avionics, Electrical -

Now AvailableThe Ortega Hills-trop ityle, 3 bdrm., 2 Are AvailableNaval and Instrument, Jet Engine,
bath, patios, $100.50 per mo., avail Metal and Welding, Propellerand Patton Is Given
Antarctica Service Medal immed., Inspect after 1200 daily; EV 4- personnel are again
Support Equipment Shops,
ribbon, authorized for qualified 7389. being given the opportunity to
Riverfront Home-Sep. guest h..., 3 Parachute Loft, Flight Line, Top 'Serviceman'Nod
service is avail- obtain Constellation Commemo-
personnel, now
bdrm., 2 bath, fireplace, 500' dock; Supply Office and Retail Issue
able at the Men's Uniform Shop CO 46646. rative Coins. These coins are
Outlet were included in the
Bldg. 3, here at NAS Jax. FOR RENT struck from the old solid cop- tour. t By NATTUThe

It will take precedence im- Furn. Apt.-2 rm., sep. ent., prl. bath, per spikes recovered during the winner of NATTU's
hot water & lights, $50 per mo.; process of replanking the USS The tour was organized by J,
mediately after the Korean Ser- "Schoolmaster of the Year"competition .
EV 72694. Constellation and are availablefor W. Ellis of Supply and was escorted -
vice Medal. / Children & Pets Welc.-5 rmi., 2 for 1961 has now
each.
$1.00 by Bob Hudson, AKCA,
Listed below are the guide- bdrm., kit. range, $55 per mo.; been named "Serviceman of theMonth"
SP 13956. In 1959 a committee of distin- of A/C Maint. It was conductedto
lines to determine who can wear for December by NATTU's
Brick Home-2 bdrm., util., avail im- guished citizens under the
na- give the Supply employees an
the Antarctica Service CAPT
officer
Medel. commanding
,
med., inspect, $95 per mo.; FL 95511.
tional
chairmanship of the late on-the-spot view of the activi-
1. member of the Armed Hartsel D. Allen.
Any Murray Hill-2 bdrm., unfurn., kit.
Forces of the U.S., or civilian equip., $60 per mo.; EV 94275. Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy, ties of one of the largest "customers" He is David L. Patton, AE1,
USN, (subsequently under the
citizen, national or resident alienof Lake Shore-sml., clean furn. apt., of the Supply Depart- an instructor in AE School.
honorary Chairmanship of Fleet
the U.S. who, as a member ofa ut.l. ; EV 94275. ment. The tour was part of an Patton's commendation readin
Venetia Terr.ce-furn. or unfurn., 3 Admiral Chester W. Nimitz,
U.S. expedition, participates in bdrm., carport, $85 per mo.; SP 13110. USN) undertook the task of extensive educational and indoc- part; "Patton, through his own
or has participated in a scientific, Hse. Tr.iler-new furn., 47'xlO', 3 restoring the Constellation as an trination program being con- initiative, has become an out-
direct support, or exploratory bdrm., air cond., acre lot, $80, water; inspirational memorial to naval ducted for the employees. standing instructor. He has clear-
SP 15958.
operations on the Antarctic continent demonstrated this trait
ly by
Furn. Apt.-4 rms. bath, elec., water, heritage. The funds were donatedby Those employees taking partin
private citizens and being chosen as "Schoolmaster of
gar., $70; EV 71950. througha
the tour Joe Schultz
2. Any member of the U.S. THIS 'N' THAT fund-raising campaign were: the Year," an award given onlyto

Armed Forces who participates in Ride Wanted-to NAS Jax entr from throughout the Naval establish- Ruby Wallace, Phil Di Stefano, the finest of instructors, based

or has participated in flights as 2111 Meson' Ave., 0800-1630; EV 8- ment. Marie Wood, Maxaline Bernard, upon factors of teaching ability,

a member of the crew of an 7372, Ext. 792 days. ---- Restoration work on the Con- Mary Lou Sprake, Alice Harris, leadership characteristics, and

aircraft flying to or from the tions in Antarctica.No stellation is progressing satisfac- Roy Chester, Kenneth Wilkins, military bearing. His performance -
within the Antarctic time limits of in all respects reflects cre-
Antarctic or minimum
torily but it is necessary to ob- Dorothea May, Anna Fairclothand
continent in support of oper- participation under the above tain additional funds to completethe dit upon himself, this commandand
J. W. Ellis.
ations on the continent. guidelines are required for eli- job. the U, S. Navy."

3. Any member of the U.S. gibility for the medal. Anyone wishing to obtain one

Armed Forces who serves or has The award may be made post- of the commemorative coins may

served in a U.S. ship operating humously, however, no personis do so by sending $1.00 to: Con
south of latitude 60 degrees authorized to receive more
stellation, Flag House, Baltimore,
south in support of U.S. opera- than one award. Md.



:. rrt Bids To Be OpenedFor


Polaris Missile .s fry r
}'y. *rY fi fat.
;:r Sgt:


Building At CapeBids

St '' ..s will be opened by the
s (r
U. S. Army Corps of Engineersin

Jacksonville on February 28

for construction of a 10,700- >

square-foot, two story missile ;

t rX checkout building for the Navy's __ :
Polaris program at Cape Cana- _

veral. _

The concrete block structurewill

be equipped with heating,
air conditioning and mechanical

ventilation and will include a
SPACE CAN WAIT-Although the countdown for the Pro-
three-ton overhead- crane for ject Mercury space shot had started last week, CDR Charles E.

]gp flP3flflllg| BiroM BM |*- "*"** -. lifting heavy machinery and Rodgers (right), VP-16 Executive Officer, mindful that admini-
NEW AVIATION OBSERVER LTJG Donald E. Nelson parts. strative work must go on and seeking to expedite the departure -
Office, of the squadron's team, made haste to the warm-
ComFairJax-ComNabSix Air Navigation recovery
(left), of the Cost of the project is estimatedat
by RADM Joseph M. Carson, ComFairJax- up area to perform "shipping-over" ceremonies for two squadron -
is congratulated his designation as Naval Aviation Observer $500,000 and the successful members. Just moments before their plane took-off, Ray
ComNabSlx.(Navigation). on LTJG Nelson earned the designation after many }bidder, will be required to com- H. Llnch ADR3 (left), and James P. Clark, A03, took the oath
and on-the-Job training with VP30. He has been plete the work not later than of reenlistment-Linch for six years and Clark for four. Shortly
hours study
of the ComFalrJax-ComNabSlx afterward they learned that the shot had been cancelled and
Assistant Officer-In.Charge October I, 1962. rescheduled for February 13.
ANO since October 1962.



Pane 4 JAX AIR NEWS 8 February 1962


?if;; t1 :::Ar't\f .. <;1: ;<';'W'f: l:::r:::: Must Report


rr % New Vehicle


t
TagNumbers
Thursday. February 8 .
{
The Great War,
Mainside -
h AU personnel who have pri
o'nly.NATrUnit. .
1900 -
'. vately-owned vehicles registered
1900 H
v- Mutiny, aboard NAS Jax are remindedto

only. complete 6ND NAS Jax Form
Hospital-The Flying Saucer, 5512/1 (annual registration 'pfi

1900 only. vate vehicles), if their vehicle is

Friday.February: 9 registered outside Duval County.

Mainside-Young Jesse James, The form may be obtained at

1900 only. the Pass and Identification Office -

NATTUnit-The Great War, Bldg. 9, at the Main Cate.
1900 only. It must be completed and return

Hospital-Mutiny, 1900 only. i''t ed after 1962 license plates are
Saturday February 10 2 S purchased so that current files
be maintained aboard the
may
Mainside Sail A Crooked
station.
Ship, 1900 only.NATTUnit .
Owners of vehicles registeredin
Young Jesse
f Duval County will not be
re
James, 1400 and 1900.
uired to submit the form since
Hospital-The Great War, 1900
A)5 : the command has procured the

only. [I i. publication "Duval County Vehicle -
Sunday February 11 Registrations" making a
Mainside King And Four $ f":
t,'i.;, cardex? on these numbers unnecessary.
Queens, 1400 and 1900. ,.:. .
NATTUnit Sail Crooked
A HAPPY BIRTHDAY-The United Service Organization (USO), which hat provided a lot of
Ship, 1400 and 1900. happy birthday and a lot of happy very days to millions of servicemen and women since its
Hospital-Young Jesse James, inception celebrated its 21it birthday on Saturday February 3. CAPT Hartsel D. Allen (center), Trailer Travel
1900 only. NATTU Commanding Officer, and USO Director Brigadier Emil Miller (right), of the Salvation J JI Ja Jh Jh Jii
Army, cut the birthday cake at the Jacksonville celebration while L. W. Allen SN, from the
Monday February 12 USS Shangri La looks on. The birthday party also served as a "Bon Boyage" party for sailors

1900 Mainside only. Underwater City, I of the Shangri La which was scheduled to leave for a Mediterranean cruise on February 7. Regs Approved;


NATTUnit-King And Four NAS 'Navy News'
Queens, 1900 only. Drayer Kurtis Marionettes Pay RetroactiveThere's
,
Hospital-Sail A Crooked Ship,
Show Is MovedTo
1900 only.
good news for Navy

Tuesday, February 13 Coming To Bluejacket's Inn trailerites-regulations have now I

Mainside Too Late Blues, New TimeThe been approved to grant an increase Ir r
1900 only. in trailer allowances.The .
NATTUnit-Underwater afternoon edition of the Coming to the Bluejacket's Inn here in person on Thurs ,
1900 only.Hospital. City, I I I"Navy News" radio program has day, February 15, will be Roland Drayer and his orchestra new regs provide a maximum
And been shifted from 1655 to 1705 along with Kurtis \Vollgien and his Kurtis Marionettes. The: transportation allowanceof t
King Four the NAS Jax Service Information free-admission, double-feature show for all E-6s and below 36 cents a mile for military
Queens, 1900 only. families with mobile homes with
Office has announced. will run from 2000 to 2400.
Wednesday February 14 rates retroactive to October 4,
Mainside-Cash on Demand, "Navy News," heard over station Roland Drayer has been billedall thentic dance of her faraway 1961. Servicemen who have mov-
1900 only. WIVY ((1050)) is the only over the country as "The country and last, but not least, ed their mobile homes commercially -
NATTUnit-Too Late Blues, regularly scheduled Navy radio Man With The Golden Voice," Augusta Wind. What happens' since that time, and who
1900 only. news broadcast heard locally. and is noted for singing current when this gal makes a boo-boo were reimbursed at the old ("

Hospital-Underwater City, 1900 Broadcast twice daily with the popular tunes as well as "standards" must be seen to be appreciated. maximum rate of 20 cents, will t

only morning broadcast at 0900 the of the past. The climactic finale of the show get up to an additional 16 centsa tJ J

program eminates direct from He has acted as tour and mus- will be a surprise finish with mile in back allowance.

NATTU HonormenM. : the NAS Service Information ical director for the famous members of the club. The new law provides that theo

Office. Andrew Sisters and has been Other entertainment coming t cost of transporting the mobile

F. Chacon, AA, AE-A The features featured on the NBC network the Bluejacket's Inn this month home may not exceed the com
Navy
School 92.78.R. news of program local interest. Navy-wide with his own program. Drayerand I will be a "Valentine's Day bined total of the cost of transporting -
G. Hawkins Jr., AA, AO-A his band have appeared at Dance," featuring March Wilson household effects and
School 82.80. and Defense Department information the Ambassador Hotel's Coconut and The Red Coats on February baggage plus the dislocation allowance -

John F. Pfuhl, AE2, AEBI and other news of In. Grove; Edgewater Hotel in Chi- 13 from 2000 to 2400. Other well- that would be authorized -

School 78.22. I terest. cago; the Chase Hotel, St. Louis; known bands to be featured at if an individual did not have
Brown Hotel, Louisville and the other times will include "The a mobile home.

I q Muehlenbach Hotel, Kansas City. Rhythm King," "The Chantels,"
j and Jimmy Gieger. Advance payments are also
JL; Along military lines, Drayerhas authorized now where in the
\ N. made trips to Greenland and Visit the Bluejacket's Inn regularly I past personnel had to. pay the

a Newfoundland at the request of for an evening of enter cost first and were then reimbursed -
Air Force clubs in that area. The tainment, dinner, dancing and when they reached their 1\\>
Roland Drayer Show features many other special attractions.The new duty station.

Karl Clifford, George Francis and
management there wel Personnel having small trail-
"The Dixieland Five." comes all suggestions for im ers, which they haul themselves,

The Kurtis Marionettes and provements of entertainment another d will still be limited to 11 centsa I
club facilities.
,.. Kurtis Wollgien have appearedin mile.
s3}{} such clubs as the Desert Inn F
he uM111
and the Sands in Las Vegas and '

I i. Y the Mapes' in Reno, along with

J IJ, {., : >' performances on the Ed Sullivan r I1JRT1s5 ;
I r Show, the Jimmy Durante Show ''(
and many others. w

-5' Other characters who will appear -
with them at the club will j

be Lottie Collins, Diamond Jim's S1I
old girlfriend and her version of
,>.'.'
: I
the French Can-Can; Dolly Gray,
'' i' daughter of the famous Gilda "
.k'''' i : -
,
2 ,
L,4i: Gray; Ponchinello the Clown who
sings "La Vesta Juba" from

I '{%i. Y; "Laugh Clown Laugh;" Tanda arar

Laio from Siam doing the au- J.'V& '
I :'
ft.: : ,x .lli. ', ._ : i BIdJ

ROYAL WELCOME-"Miss Yuma Marine Corps Auxiliary Visitor: "Are you the Execu- (right BLUEJACKET). "The Man With INN The ENTERTAINERS '- Roland Drayer
Air Station," Miss Cheryl Dennis presents LT Ronald C. tive Officer? I have a grandson along with Kurtis Golden Voice: and his orchestra.
Wollgien and his
Inman of VA-44 Kurtis Marionettes (left), BeIII
a basket of Arizona grown citrus fruit on his will in
aboard"Exec double.
serving appear a feature,
arrival at the Yuma Ariz., base last week with the squadron'sfirst tainment and admission-free show of enter.
group to undergo training in the area. Miss Dennis presented : "Yes, Madam. He's February 15. The dancing four-hour at the Bluejacket's Inn next Thursday,
the fruit in hopes that it would keep the NAS Jax personnel feature long. 2000-2400. show will also
from getting homesick for Florida during their stay away on leave just now, attend- Collins. *5tlafemeillJby Karl Clifford. George Francis Lottie
Gray Ponchinello the Clown. Tanda Laio
there. ing your funeral. from
Siam Augusta Wind and music by liThe Dixieland Five:'




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8 February 1962 JAX AIR NEWS Page_5



NATTU Sports JAX AIRNEWS VA-44 Wins !M Basketball



'Program For SPORTS Title In Tilt With i VAP62Playoffs


63 OutlinedMajor
for the NAS IM Basketball Championshipended

sports programs at Saturday with VA-44 reaching the top of the pedestal -

NATTU this year will include 'F and winning the honors. VAP-62 ended up the seasonas

basketball during January and & runner-up being downed by the Hornets 63-49.

February, bowling in Februaryand ; .;; it The 14-game finals-began Jan-

March; golf, April and May; 4 uary 29 with VA-44 winningover

softball May through July; golf, r VAP-62, 85-54; VA-176 Uelses Breaks

July and August; football, Sep- downing VP-30, 54-45; Hospital

tember through November; vol- 4 fM A C beating FAFTU 72-65; and VP- Indoor Pole
ley ball, October and November; : 16 slipping pass VP-18, 64-62.
and bowling again in Octoberand 1
November. January 31 began the elimina- Vault RecordQuantico
tions as VAP-62 put down FAE-
Minor sports will include TU, 76-65; VP-18 following suit Marine John Uelses,
Acey-Ducey in March; table ten- by dropping VP-30, 69-54. VA-44 least known of pole vaulters de-

nis, Marcn and April; badminton beat Hospital, 56-40, but Hospital veloped in the Marine Corps,
February and March; horse- wasn't eliminated until the vaulted into the spotlight recently -

shoes, June; tennis, July and Au- next day when VP-18 finishedthe breaking the world indoor -

gust; and swimming in August contest by a score of 6750. record.It .

In the winners column again was
was during the Washington,
VA-44 when they walked away
Special Services D. C. Interscholastic Invitationalheld
from VA-176, 73-43. in the National Guard

Has Tickets For February 2 was VAP-62's dayas Armory that Uelses leaped to a
the photo squadron played height of 15 feet, 10-1/4 inches,

TOUCHDOWN? Roger Briggs (right), of VA-44'i gold two games, eliminating both con- bettering Don Bragg's mark by
[AAU Boxing Bouts team appears to hare been tackled by VAP-62's Ron Smith testants. The first to go down 3/4 of an inch. Incidentally, this
during the final IM basketball game of the season on Saturday
Just a reminder to you ring- February 3, in which the Hornets won.the championship honors was VP-18, 54-43. The secondwas leap also tied the outdoor mark
ide fans that SOc tickets 63 to 49. Joining In the scramble for the ball are Dan Schneld- VA-176, running out of timeat held by George Davies of Okla-
are on er'((22)), Travis BrrcU ((14)), and William Bentley (15)). The photo 68-63. These two outstandingfeats homa.
ale at the Special Services Office squadron took the lead in the early moments of the game but
Bldg. 704 for the Florida just before half-time they were edged out 2520. VA-44 never left VAP-62 to face VA-44 The former University of Ala-
ponsored AAU Boxing matches allowed them to regain the lead. the next evening.The bama student expects to be dis-

ing held February 12-14 at the charged from active duty in the

cksonville Coliseum. Athletic Officers near future.
First Bowling
[Prices for seats at the coliseum f 1

$1.00 for general admission; Meet February 14

.50 for box seats and $2.00 for There will be an Athletic League Results Varsity Golf

igside seats. Officers' Meeting at the Main- following are coaches of

20 to 25 side the National Basketball Associa-
om championship gym 0930 Wednesday,
iits will be fought each night February 14. Carded MondayHere tion. Can you name the teams Play Begins
ginning at 2000. The winners hey lead?

these matches will journey are the results of Monday's 1. Dick McQuire

to Cincinnati and take part Plan American League bowling 2. Paul Seymour Here TodayOle
New To
the National Boxing Tournaent matches which began the IM 3. Frank McGuire
| scheduled to be held 4. Eddie Donovan
some- Spring league play: Guardians Man Groundhog saysthere'll
e in March. Assure More 5. Red Auerbach.
3 Gators If: A/C Maint "A" be six more weeks of
6. Alex Hannum
4 Keglers 0: Little Gators 3 cool weather, but Jack Harvey,
7. Charlie Wolf
FMF MarinesUnder Pen Queens 1; Dispensary 3 NAS golf pro, is somewhat op-
8. Jim Pollard
V Stars Are Phantoms 1; Oper's AUW 3 timistic of the shadowcaster'sforecast
a new plan, first enlistment 9. Fred Schaus
Warriors 3
Yellowjackets; Sky and announced that prac-
ought Among Marines will now spend phantoms i; Oper's AUW 3 (Answers to Quiz) tice begins today for the Navy
more time with Fleet Marine
Play Boys 1; Confidentials 3 Jax varsity golf team.
Force units and less with state- Spades Aces 1; Molarolas 3 ''S31;1UV sorT 'go3eol40
.ocalNavymen side security commands. Today at 1330 at the golf
Red Devils 1. The ComFairJax"A" :: 8Beuupui0
Recruits will either go first to shack is the time and gathering
and Road Runners match
/
::
I Don't write home about it, bute a formal school and then to the asnaelACg place for those interested in be-
9
was postponed.
Navy is looking for possie coming members of the team.
FMF, or they go direct to the VA-135's teams, the Buzzardsand uojsog 'gIaoA
enlisted candidates from the FMF after individual combat Subsequent Thursdays' the
Raiders, have withdrawn ) IMN 'Jel1.ld19pUU1.Id >
Eos Angeles area to appear onpe training. same time will be the regular
from the race. because of a de- 'Eslno'I
"Truth or Consequences" The Corps hopes to have more ployment.In .1S 'Z practicing days. For those who
levision show in Hollywood.The Marines under continous training cannot make it, however, see
31osaa 1
choosing of candidates is with FMF units and to make security 1921 U.S. submarine Jack on Wednesdays at 1330 fora
a ,
overned by a number of rulesnone and support establishmentsinto having run out of fuel at sea, BM1 at Station dance: "Yes, special practice session.

of which is that appearnce a sort of manpower reser- rigged sails from blankets, ham- I love dancing. Guess it's in my The up-and-coming matches are

on the show must come as voir for experienced combat-unit mocks, curtain rods and the blood." scheduled to be held during

It complete surprise to loved onesn veterans. ramrod of a 3-inch gun, and Girl: "Then you must have March, April and May between
the area, which accounts for The majority of Marines draw- sailed 100 miles to port at two bad circulation. It hasn't gottento various college, military and
Ihe "Don't write home aboutt ing security-type duty will be knots. your f et." local clubs.
," remark. lance corporals and corporals.This .

Navy enlisted personnel who will give the Corps a more

ave parents, wives or fiances mature stateside force for those

[iving in the Los Angeles area, duties which often include direct.
and who wish to be consideredas dealings with the public.

possible candidates for the Most of these men will come

TV show, are asked to call Hay- from those who have already

wood Mitchell, J01, ComFairJaxSIO completed their tours in controlled Y If,

| NAS Jax Ext. 592 or 8564, input-unit i transplacementgroups
for further details. with the FMF.thflBUSPIrflFOR .



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THE SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR. Marines Jerry Tennant
and. Gary Sheffield of Camp Lejeune, made the best showing of
any North American entry in the world two-man bobsled races. 'i

SAN DIEGO FOOTBALL CHARGERS Jacque MacKinnon and '
Bud Whitehead have reported to MCRD C. alit, for six months active ;
duty
Jackie CHAMPIONS ONE AND ALL-Standing a head taller than Us fellow sportsmen. LCDRC.
HONORS-Fireball pitcher Bob Feller of and Fame.popular E. Butby (center), holds the Iron Man Trophy, top HAS sports trophy, which was won and
Robinson were elected to the Baseball Hall retained by VA-44 for the third, straight year, at the annual Sports Award Banquet on Tuesday
QUOTE OF THE I WEEK-When asked about the next major of last week. LCDR Busby accepted the trophy for CDR William B. Barrow, VA-44 Commanding -
league .400 Hall of Tamer Roger Hornsby said,, "1 don't see Officer who was away with a training group at Yuma. Ariz. The other four I championshipawards
how basebaU player,.is' going,to hit .400 in this baseball age. presented during the banquet are held by (left to right), LT Dick Stuebben who.accept
Mickey any Mantle, Willie Mays and Hank Aaron are potential .400 ed th. bowling trophy for VP-30j John W. Day, also from VP-30. with the volleyball trophy)
hitters but they're swinging for the fences most of the time. It isn't LCDR Phil Robert of VA"' who accepted lb. golf trophy for .team captain Jerry Foley. and
hard to figure why, is it?" SSgt. Tommy Tompkins coach of lb. Marine Barracks touch football squad.



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P1U- 8 :JAX AIR ,NEWS 8 February 1982



a 1 ', Advancements Run High



From August '61 ExamsFigures



recently released by the Bureau ,of Naval. Per

sonnel show that in 15 ratings, 100 percent of
men passing the August' 1961 examinations were rated

8r November. The ratings advanced 100 percent include QM,

,. RD, SM, SO, FT, GS, ET, CT, MU, BR, BT, EM, MR, AO

I and AQ.
Some of the other ratings bare-

ly missed .the 100 percent mark,

V 3SReturns notably RM and MM where
} only one'man in each rating who

passed the exams failed to be


___... i li \it 3 1r.if.. From Duty OnEnterprise promoted.those who; Close passed to 100 the PT percentof and

RECORD FIRST FOR NAS JAX Shown here are members of Jax-baud VA-135 who set the GMT ratings were also promoted..
record of being the first from an NAS Jax squadron Jo operate from the world's first nuclear Among personnel ,seeking pro-
powered aircraft carrier, the USS Enterprise. They are (left to right kneeling)* LT E. F. Bron-
son LT G. T. Strong CDR B. Smith VA-135 Commanding Officer LT D. W. Miller; LTJGD. USS motion to, E-4,, promotion of 100
M. Bennett and LT D. A. Slusar. Standing left to right), H. S. Truman, ATC; M. D. Vander percent ,of those passing exams
Velde, AT2) W. R. DeCap ANi P. E. O'DelL AMHU R. L. Deiherse AO2s G./'Po Holloway, AN) in the following ratings were
E. J, Murtaugh. AMS2) D. Malanders, AN) C. M. Ford AMHAN' B. M. Hogue AN) W. A. Phillips All but one of VA-135's 26- authorized:: TM, CS, MA SFM,
ADR3) J. L. Dickenson, AN T. R. Ross, ADR3 P. K. Whitely, AE2) N. B. Ames, ADR2 R. L.Munrnskt man detachment' which went] .
AK1 and LTJG T. S. Woffard. Members of the group not shown are LCDR N. N. Olson world's first SFP, .BUH, CEP CES, CEW,
LCDR E. Yocom and LT R. R. Knepper. aboard the nu CMA, CMH, SWE, SWF, UTB,
-- ------- clear powered aircraft carrier, ADS ADR, AE, AME, AMH, .

Release the USS Enterprise, on January ATN, ATR, ATS, ATW, ,and PR.

VP-16 Set To Leave For Reserves, first. 11, making from NAS the squadronthe Jax to In pay grade E-5,. six ratings

scored 100'percent advancement.They !.
End Extensions operate from the carrier, re-
were DM BUH,BUR, CES,
'Operation Springboard'Fighter turned here on Tuesday of ADJ and AME.
last week.
Effective June '30 While aboard: the squadron The perfect percentage' also
Squadron 16, an all-weather antisubmarine war- Iso set, another first when its applied to all those passing the

fare unit of Fleet Air Wing 11,' departed for the Caribbeanarea Recalled reservists will be released arrier:: Air Commander, CDR E-6 exams in the JO, MA, DM,

on Saturday February 3, to participate in a massive" and involuntary'extensions :Seorge C. Watkins, became the IC,/SF, EA:, AG and AMS rat-

training exercise known as "Operation- Springboard.- will be ended for all military first pilot to land on the hugh, ings. '

CDR Charles 'E. Rodgers, squadron crew will complete a services on June 30, accordingto new vessel in. an AD-6. Some ratings didn't fair so
executive leda
squadron officer
series of ,competitive exercisesin a Navy Times report.' During the five operating days well, however. To" name a few,
flight of P2V aircraft to Puerto '
the multiple tactics requiredto Indications are that the administration -, that VA-135 spent aboard, the promotions were particularlyhard
Rico rendezvousedwith
where
they locate, track or "kill" an does not plan to use; squadron pilots, with only a to get.in certain pay gradesof

CDR the Robert* squadron G. "skipper"The, enemy submarine. the authority, contained in the four plane detachment, logged the GS, DK, PN, SH, LI, DC,
Bagby. '
VP-16 will return here in build-up law, to order involun- 340 of the' 612 landings recorded. UT, HM, DT and SD ratings.A .
skipper and several squadroncrews extensions of service into
had mid-February. tary CDR B. Smith, squadron "skipper" total of 58,794 promotionswere
the Naval previously Station Roosevelt deployedto fiscal '63, it said. made the 500th landing, on authorized from among the
The Defense has
Department the carrier. 80,239 who ,passed exams for: an
Roads as part of the Project
Wives Are
Mercury Recovery Force.Ground Navy not given authority to the individual Among the squadron pilots, overall average of 73.2 percent.
services to involuntarilyextend LT D. A. 'recorded the
Slusar
'
support personnelwere Selling 62 Tags 'The highest percentage of pro
duty tours beyond June highest number of individual
airlifted to the Caribbean Members of N a v y Wives 30, according to the report. landings with 60, followed closelyby motions was among those takingthe
test for third class. Some 33-
outpost. Club 86 have set up shop in The announced release by June LT G. T. Strong with 56. CDR
authorizedfrom
"Operation Springboard" is an Bldg: 40 here at NAS to assist 30 of specified Army and other Smith accounted.for 50 landings, 217 promotions were
annual training exercise in which both military and civilian recalled categories said the among 41,740 who passedthe
,
article LT E. F. Bronson, 43; ,LTJG D.
most of the ASW patrol squad- test-an of almost
average
personnel in securing their would seem to point to M. Bennett, 34; LT'R. R. Knep-
of the 80' .
Atlantic'Fleet take
rons 1962 Florida license plates. general release by that date, to percent.Of
their per, 31; LCDR N. N. Olson, 23;
part,aircraft deploying personneland The wives will be on hand avoid discriminating between LT D. W. Miller, 22; LCDR E. the 26,305 passing the sec-
to Roosevelt Roads
there from 0800 to 1600, Mon- various types of involuntarily recalled Yocom, 16, and the remainder of ond-class' exams, 18,756 more
while engaged in the operation. day trough Friday, through 'and retained personnel. he CAG, 5. than Tl...percent-were promoted.The .
Surface units of the Fleet'
are
February ,20 to carry out this promotion average 'was'
also there to play the role of '
club project. owest among those passing the
"enemy," Registration will be made 'Crow 'E-6 exam. Of 21,194 eligible, only
Purpose, of the operation is to Navy Hunting'Season
I one day and the plates may 6,821 were advanced-about 56
,improve the units' ability to per
then be picked up the follow- percent.
form their primary mission and
tasks. During the operation each ing day. Is Now OpenAccording

------- --- --
Registration; For

to Webster' the crow is a large,. glossy black Russian
bird which comes in various species. In the Navy, however, Language

4wy4{ crows change color with the season. To a Navyman a crow Course Is Today

may be white or blue atop a red or blue .perch.
The NAS CI&E Center will
Twice each hunt-
:aiR {i year crow
? ;
}:.5.;:,; ::k' hold registration today, Thurs
.' :? s: ing season opens. This month, Study and work in his rating
.y. {;>.xs"iy't': ': '
s;:;;,{s:k:q'}<#'k :::w.oj February, is one of the two open makes him confident when hunt- day, 'February 8, beginning at
l }}i.y.: :a'? seasons. ing season officially opens. 1800 in Bldg. 955 for a five-

Some Navymen have bagged He finds himself in a room month concentrated course in

crows several times, while others with other hunters-all aspiring, Beginning Russian.
,track him to no avail. They for- many prespiring. Two, cards anda The course is being offered

get that the hunt doesn't begin question booklet are. the wea- through USAFI free-of-charge

when you grab your gun and, pons for the hunt. to military personnel only.A .
head for the tall timber. There are more than 600,000 three-hour class will be

Like everything these days, enlisted men in the Navy. Intricate held weekly each Thursdayfrom
crow hunting takes research and sorting by rate and rating 1800 to 2100 at the CI-

development. The only sure' way narrows the competition to people StE Center. One may reasonably
to bag a rating-badge crow is of approximately equal qual- expect to cover the basic fun-

II I hard work beforehand.The ifications., But even within 'this damentals of speaking read-
Ii I first step is the petty smaller group only the best get ing and writing Russian as
i officer'correspondence course,for their bird.: 'well as some of the culture

rate and rating. Practical .factors Test scores, coupled with per- and history of, the country
and good performance" ensure formance and length of service during the course.,

recommendation for I advance- determine bullseyes, shots 'on
I't ment. target, 'near misses and the unfortunate '

The';routine ,hunters; stops 'IiThe" ,wild shots. i a bw, 'Pray Tell, ? _
r ,
.'Jmightyl hunter," who, has If you didn't get ,your 1 Crow

'the best record, most often does this time, all is not lost. You Here's a pointed question-If

a, lot more preparing for the can improve your hunting skills .we cannot make ourselves''we

TWELVE O'CLOCK LOW-That's how this 35-ton P2V aircraft hunt' xHe for the next' time with knowledge would like io be 'or should be,
from VP-16 appears through, the, periscope sight of an : takes other correspondencecourses of:: your weaknesses.. how :can ,wet expect to;:bar anotW -
fentaaj' ? submarine' during> preview of the?squa droa't partlci :ift:; ''related 'areas, and : Although there' is always an according 'to, our liking?
Loaded nation a i in with"Operation Springboard" in the'Caribbean. 'Sea area, studtes"otber references 'lfsted:in ether;'hunting ,season, why'not '(nd 'thusi how. 'skillful ''wt 'areat
ASW electronic gear planes of the squadron will '
simulate,attacks on ".MmJ"" subs from the Atlantic Fleet, during the 'MahuaftH';,Qualifications be reallyready: : ,THIS),time.," finding xcuses for our''own
the annual training exercise.' for Advancement Rating." (From NAVNEWS). faults but'not for those,of others'i !