Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 15, 1962
Frequency: weekly
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Deiaehment Here

For ASW Training I

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Five Royal Canadian Air Force I

J anti-submarine warfare crews Edward Island. They are under American Antisubmarine Defense
arrived here on Monday, Febru- the command of Wing) Com- Force, Atlantic arrived here last
5 to take in combined M
ary part a mander A. M. Hackett, RCAF. Saturday to view the antisub-
exercise being conducted
Commander by THE CANADIANS will alter- marine exercises. While here he
Fleet Air
antisubmarine witnessed operations of FAW-11
nate flying war-
Eleven. They will be in the area
about 10 days. fare training missions during the units and surface units in ASW
exercise, along with VP-7 and exercises off the coast. Admiral
group of 200 officers, and
VP-18 unitsof Taylor departed Jacksonville on
enlisted personnel flew here in regularly assigned
Wednesday, February
five huge "Argus" ASW air-

craft. They represent flying Vice Admiral Edmund B. Tay- THE CANADIAN MARITMEAir

crews from Squadrons 404, 405, lor, commander Antisubmarine Command units have the

and 415 from Greenwood, Nova Warfare Force, U. S. Atlantic same mission as their FAW-11

Scotia and Sumerside, Prince Fleet and Commander North (Please turn to page 4, col. 2))


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Vol. 19 No. 44 U.S. NAS Jacksonville, Fla. 15 February 1962

I AS &R Hosts -
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Helicopter :



three-day semi-annual $ rte'
Helicopter Maintenance Con- .
ference which attracted 65
ASW EXERCISES-(Top Photo) Vice Admiral Ed-
mund B. Taylor, Commander Antisubmarine Warfare Force, military and civilian repre-
U. S. Atlantic Fleet and Commander North American Anti sentatives of 26 organizations
submarine Defense Force, Atlantic Fleet (left) is greeted by Rear concluded Wednesday at NAS
Admiral Joseph M. Carson, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Jax. The Overhaul and Repair
NAB 6ND (center) upon his arrival here last Saturday to view
antisubmarine exercises of FAW-11 and the Royal CanadianAir Department hosted the con-
Force. On far right LCDR George H. Leach. ADM Taylor'saide ference. t tN
looks on. InMower photo CAPT G. J. Frauenheim Com
mander Fleet Air' Wing. Eleven gets a briefing on radar capabilities Among the organizations rep- ,
from Flight Lff F. M. Wood RCAF radar operator of resented were; Commander Naval ti
"Argus" ASW Crew during an inspection of the Canadian air. Air Forces Pacific Fleet, Bureau -
of Naval Weapons, Avia-

tion Supply Office, manufacturersand
operating activities. CAPTR.

Bluejacket's ,Club Slates H. Fagan, O&R Officer, des
livered the keynote welcoming

address at Monday's opening ses- HELICOPTER SESSION-A portion of the group of 65
Free Double-Feature ShowIn sion. representatives of 26 organisations who attended a three-day
helicopter maintenance conference at O&R Jax, visit "the
THE CONFERENCE covered floor" for a closer look-see 'copter maintenance at NAS Jax.

the spotlight and in person here tonight at the Blue- such areas as maintenance pro- Bill Catrette, (center front), branch supervisor of the helicopterline
discusses the instrument panel of an HOK helicopter.
jacket's Inn will be Roland Drayer and his orchestra along I cedures, quality control, supply

with Kurtis Wollgien and his Kurtis Marionettes. Tonight's and spare parts, research, devel-

special program is a double-feature, free-admission ,show opment, and other items of in- BuPers Lengthens Some Shore
for all E-6s and below. (Please turn to page 4, col. 1))

Tonight's show, which startsat DateThe
Tours Announces
2000 and ends at 2400, fea- < ;

tures "The Man With The Golden -

Voice," otherwise known as Bureau of Naval Personnel this week announcedthe

Roland Drayer who is noted for sea-tour commencement cut-off dates for seavey Seg-

singing current popular tunes as ment Two ratings. There are quite a few changes for men

well as "standards" of the past. ..::, .. ", .: in the: engineering and hull!, construction_ and steward groups.
; .
The Roland Drayer Show also > : The Bureau also announced an.

features Karl Clifford, George '' .'. increase in the length of..shore ago. OUT. in
Francis and "The DixielandFive. ,, duty tours for 17 rates. In several
''c., announcing the hew, dates, that
." ,...1' cases shore duty tours will for
men eligible seavey
now extend beyond four )'eari.
transfers do not get orders to
Sharing the spotlight tonight
Seavey dates for several'of the
will be Kurtis Wollgien and the have been advanced far shore duty because they fail to
Kurtis Marionettes. Other cele- 'I.IC.) rates make certain that they have the
the normal
beyond one year
/ minimum obligated service re-
brities who will appear with which can usually be expected .
them at the club will be Lottie under the seavey system.
was also pointed out by
Collins, Diamond Jim's old girl- !> BOILER MAKERS first class BuPers that men would get

friend; Dolly Gray; Ponchinellothe had their sea-tour commence I quicker shore assignments if they
Clown; Siamese Tanda Laio; J' ment date advanced 5% years, would make several general

and Augusta Wind. from September 1954 on last choices, widely spread geogra-
year's seavey to March 1959 on phically, rather than specific assignment -
The climatic finale of the show this year's list. The cut-off date choices all located in

will be a surprise finish with for Molders first class was advanced the same general area.

members of the club. more than four years THE FIRST ORDER to per-
and the times for several other sonnel affected by this seavey

Stop by the Bluejacket's Inn rates were advanced two yearsor segment will be issued in June

for an evening of entertainment, more. 1962 for transfers ashore in Oct-
HOSPITAL CHANGE OF COMMAND-CAPT J. M. Han- In three rates, however, no ober this\ year.
dinner, dancing and many other ner (right) relieved CAPT R. O. Canada as commanding officer announced
changes in the cut-off dates were Under the newly
in ceremonies last Friday. CAPT
attractions. The of Naval Hospital Jacksonville
special manage-
made. The sea-tour shore-duty tours, men in the
Hanner comes to Jacksonville from duty as executive officer of commence
ment welcomes suggestions for I Naval Hospital, San Diego, CAPT Canada, who was skipper of: ment dates for the rates of rates of PNC, JOC, DMC, DM1,
improvements of entertainmentand the hospital since June of last year, will assume command of SHI, DC2 and PT2 remain DM2 and DTC will spend 54
II Naval Hospital Bethesda. MdU with additional duty as commanding *
other club facilities. officer of the National Naval Medical Center. exactly where they were a year (Please turn to page 4, coL 1)JOINT )

Page 2 AIR NEWS 15 February 1962

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Jackionvlllt t V 1 A4.
CAPT J. R. Compton. Commanding Officer 's
CDR Walter J. Schub Executive Officer ,, .:
Fleet Air Jacksonville NAB 6ND

RADM Joseph M. Carson __________________________ CommanderCAPT
Vincent Casey Chief of Staff
Fleet Air Wing Eleven
CAPT Gilbert J. Frauenhelm Commander
CAPT Andrew H. Cowart Chief Staff Officer
Naval Air Technical Training Unit
CAPT Harttel D. Allen Commanding Officer
CDR Eugene F. Verdery -,- .- Executive Officer
Naval Hospital
CAPT J. M. Henner L Commanding Officer
CAPT Stephen H. Tollni Executive Officer \,
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit
CAPT Ralph E. Elliott, Jr. Commending Officer
CDR William M. Miller Executive Officer '
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Printed commerlcally with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Florida at sJ S :
no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July
1958. Distributed, free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air
Jacksonville, Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing
11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U.S. Naval Hospital.CDR h, ,
Alex N. Mclnnls, Jr. ,-- .,.. ,. Service Information .Officer g : > v c
Andrew H. Planey ... Assistant Service Information Officer
Newt Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb Staff-Mae Spencer JO I; Marc Whetstone, : 'c r{': sL
JO); Sandy Martinson, JOSN, Photographer, Joy Moreau, PH2. :
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and International ;;; '
Councils of Industrial Editors. ,
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
unless otherwise credited, are official I U.S. Navy Photographs.
Editorial offices located in Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone
extensions 8164, 656, 272 or 216.Communist.
'BENNY SUGG' NETS $315-Carl H. Harris (center) and William G. Horne. (right) explain
their "Repair of HSS Rotating Star" Beneficial Suggestion to CAPT Robert E. Clements. Assistant -
Playing'Wordmanship O&R: Officer. The two Overhaul and Repair Department employees devised procedure to secure
the liner to the rotating star of HSS rotor heads by applying low viscosity Locktite sealant
insuring that the two parts will not separate and require replacement.

Game' CPO NotesSomething I O&R, Supply EmployeesGet

Semantics, the science of --- --- -

meaning, is a favorite propaganda masses. We know the definitionis new has been add-
Benny Suggs $ $ $
and indeed
preposterous, so
weapon of the Communists ed at the Club Pizza Night
do the in the Kremlin for
men / '
and one they employ with prac- which is every Monday night
ticed cunning. after more than 40 years the from 1700 to 2130. You may call Twenty-nine NAS Jax civil service employees were

"The Soviets and ourselves most impressive economic goal in your orders or drop by and awarded $1,195 for their Beneficial Suggestions adopted dur-

give wholly different meaningsto they can offer their people is place them. ing December. Of these employees, 27 are from the Over-

the same words: War, peace, "to reach and" overtake the Uni- Friday, Saturday, and Sundayare haul and Repair Department and two from Supply Depart-
ted States.
democracy and popular will," ob- Another special event nights. This ment. _. u_ .
served President Kennedy after duality in semanticsis Friday, the swinging sounds of An outstanding award of Asia:

his Vienna meeting with Premier negotiation. We see it as an the Bud Clark Quartet with : was presented to Carl H. Harris I

Khrushchev last June. Now Dr. exchange of value for value, a vocalist Diane Reaves will be and William G. Home, both from Station Traffic

Stefan 'T. Possony, Director of willingness to compromise. But heard from 2030 to 0030. O&R, by Captain Robert E.I

International Studies at Stanford to the Soviets, says Dr. Possony, On Sunday night from 2030to Clements, Assistant O&R Officer. Violation/ RecordThe

-University's Hoover Institute, it is "a conflict technique to facilitate 2330 Cappy's Combo featuring Their adopted suggestion, "Re-

has made a study of what he conquest on the install- Cappy Capwell on trumpet and pair of HSS Rotating Star", is a following is a report of

calls Communist "wordsmanship" ment plan." Bill Davis on piano are on handto procedure to secure the liner to motor vehicle accidents and

for the Senate Internal Security There are countless other ex- entertain the "group". the rotating star of HSS rotor traffic violations for the per-

subcommittee which elaborateson amples. The Stanford professor Wednesday night is Dance heads by applying low viscosity iod February 4-10.

the President's point. thinks the best defense against Night with an instructor froma Locktite sealant. This procedure NUMBER OF ACCIDENTSThis

"The weapon of words," says Communist i wordmanship is local dance studio on hand to insures that the two parts will week ................... 4

Dr. Possony, "is more subtle and "eternal vigilance based on pro- teach you the latest steps. not separate and require re- Total for January 1962 22

less immediately destructive than found skepticism." For never The Del-Ray Orchestra fea- placement. Total for January 1961 ....19

the atomic bomb but, just like was it more essential than now turing Bill Morrison will provide Thomas W. Love, O&R, received NUMBER OF VIOLATIONSThis

the winds and the seas which that Americans-especially thosein music for dancing from 2030 to a $155 "Benny Sugg" week ......................... 53

can hollow out the hardest rock, uniform-be alert to semantic 0030 this Saturday night. Award for developing an im- Speeding ......................." 3
it has the power of eroding society tricks in the utterances of Com- Two happy hours are sche- proved method of removing cor- Reckless Driving ....... .. 1

munist leaders that can be detected duled weekly: Monday from rosion from around Huck bolt Running Stop Sign ..., 2

Take, for example, that much- for what they usually are 1900 to 2000 and Thursday from collars by using a reversed coun- Others .................................. .47
-dou bletalk." 1630 to 1730. terbore with the
abused word capitalism-in Sov- cutting edges NUMBER OF DAYS SINCE
ground to 3. The counterboreis
iet semantics MOTOR
a system in which LAST INJURY IN
property holders make the laws welded to the bit of a pneu- VEHICLE ACCIDENT 44
to matic screwdriver, a procedure
acquire maximum profits
at Fifty-two drivers appeared
noted to be fast and effec-
the very
expense of the exploited before the Traffic Hearing
tive in assuring that all corrosionis
Board on February 5 with
removed from these areas.
disposition of cases as follows;
Extra CAPT Clements also presented
Day seven lost driving and parking
"Benny Sugg'J; Awards to Walter
privileges for various periods,
H. Smith, $70; Robert P. SteavensJr.
File Returns three were assigned to com
55 ., $25; Robert A. Huskey, $15; in
an eight-hour course
An extra day has been I Burton E. Scott, $25; Francis R. '
remedial driving, 33 were
granted to taxpayers filing Silver, $25; Rufus N. Geer, $65; given suspended penalities,
their federal income tax Herman A.' Babbel, $15; Law-
re seven were given warnings,
turns. rence Kimberly, $15; Robert L.
five dismissed and two
Since the usual date for filing Williams, $25; Jay L. Hoffman, were referred to commanding

April 15, falls on a Sun $20; Raymond L. Styer, $25; officers for possible discip-

day this year the Internal Frank G. Brooks, $25; Elward P. linary action.Of .

Revenue Service put the dead- LeCompte, $20; Kenneth E.
Yates, $20 George C. 22 motor vehicle acci-
line ahead one day. Returns ; Sweet,
must be postmarked $25; and Curtis R. Mann, $25. dents that occured on the Na-
by mid-
night April 16. More awards went to RichardV. val Air Station during January

Holden and George V. Hutto almost half were caused

$50; Francis R. Silver and by improper backing. These

Wilbur, Neal $25,; Neal and L. backing accidents generally
The examiner was testing an B. Thomson Jr., $15; Elvin D. involved vehicles leaving

applicant for a driver's license. Palmer and Ralph A. Young- angle parking places. Many

"What does it mean," he ask- blood $25; Clarence W Lauer truck drivers and heavy
ed "when BRIEFING FOR IG TEAM-CDR WaIter J. Schub NAS Jax and Neil E. Brown equipment operators avoid
a women is holdingout ; and
executive officer points out NAS Jacksonville's of
scope opera. backing accidents walking
her hand?" tions in the Jax Nary Complex to RADM J. C. Wylie Deputy Lauer and Brown, $30: by
Inspector General. Admiral Wylie headed a' high-powered inspecting CDR Kenneth S. Law, Supply behind their vehicles prior to
"It means, answered the ap- team from the Naval Inspector General's Office which Officer i presented Beneficial backing and by stationing a
plicant, "she's turning left, turn- is conducting a surrey of Sixth Naval District activities. The Suggestion Awards to signalman behind their ve-
ing right, backing up, wavingat survey covered broad aspects of functions specific problems Tavernier Sarah B. hicle before backing in a
and improvements in managem.nt, accomplishment of mission. I $25; and Floy F.
somebody, or going to stop. tasks and personnel facilities achieved since the last survey. Miller, $15. congested area.JAX .


: 15 February 1962 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

In Habit Of Going Through Life

On The Other Fellow's Nickel"Are

: you going to go through life parking on the other

guy's nickel

That's the question that was put to hundreds of key

men and campaign workers attending last Thursday's kick-

off rally for National Health and the Joint Crusade, by Cecil

Carroll, vice president and director of agencies for Indepen-

dent Life and Accident Insurance Co.
e a. Y Y w a.a -
CARROLL, who was the prin-
erations of the three interna-
cipal speaker at the rally, kick-
tional agencies in the Joint CrusadeAmericanKorean -
ing off the first fund raising
drive for military and civilian
tion, CARE, and Radio Free Eu-
personnel of Navy activities in
rope. Brown, who personally
the Jax claimed there
.r area, were
helped to establish several orphanages -
too American's adoptingthe
many in Korea during his
eI 1IN- philosophy of "letting Georgedo
tour of
military duty, declared
I it". "Are we going to con- that
way we can
tinue to "pass the buck" when-
beat Communism is to show that
ever one of our neighbors or
we Americans care about human
GIVE FOR HEALTH GIVE FOR FREEDOM-That in effect it what military and civilian citizens needs help, especially suffering and care about peoples
personnel of Navy activities in the Jax area will be asked to do during the next six weeks. The where his physical well beingis other than ourselves.
1962 fund raising drive in support of seven National Health Agencies and three agencies of the concerned?" he asked. "These Every
Joint Crusade was launched at a kickoff rally here at King Hall last Thursday. Displaying people who are forever letting friend we make overseas is an
campaign posters distributed to keymen and campaign workers are (left to right) Cecil Carroll enemy of Communism and the
vice president and director of agencies of the Independent Life and Accident Insurance Co.. who George do it, Carroll said, "are more friends we make the
was the principal speaker at the rally} Mrs. Julian Warren, chairman of the Civic Advisory forgetting that George may soon
Group of the National Health Agencies} CAPT Charles Moore Jr.. Assistant Chief of Staff get tired of carrying the load by quicker we can delfate the philo-
Fleet Air Jacksonville-NAB 6ND Leonard Eubanks, cochairman of drive and Bee Brown himself." "Many receive the sophy of Communism," he said.

field representative for Federal Service Joint Crusade. REAR ADMIRAL Joseph M.
benefits of our National Health

Agencies without donating to Carson, Commander, Fleet Air

AFMA Meet FeaturesNIF U.S. Peace Corps Chief them.let These others people carry are the willingto load," Jacksonville Sixth Naval and District Naval, Air declared Bases

Carroll said.HOWEVER. that "There is no fair share, no

quotas, no goals established in
Panel DiscussionOne here in Jack-
Needs VolunteersJules this drive. It is a matter for our
Navy sonville, the citizenry, includingthe hearts and generosity as to how
Navy, has come to
interesting recog- much "
of the most we shall give.

meetings of the year is on tap Pegano, Chief of the Peace Corps' Professional and nize the great benefits derived "I am proud of your keymen,"

at noon today for members of Technical Division, has written a letter to Captain James from the health groups and are the Admiral said. "Some of you

the Jacksonville Chapter of the Compton, NAS Commanding Officer, seeking volunteers for quick to support them, Carroll have been connected in fund
pointed out. Too he commented
Armed Forces Management Association two-year service in young, underdeveloped countries raising drives before and
there are a lot of people in
at the Officers Club throughout_the world. Jacksonville have set a wonderful example.
These volunteers or course, are devoting
here.Main item the will would only pertain to those per- living, travel and leave allow- their time, energy and talents, Keep up the good work."

on discussion program the sons expecting to be dischargedfrom ances, and such housing, trans without pay, in helping the sick, The seven Health Agencies involved -

be subject a panel"What effect will on be active duty in the near future portation, essential special itemsof diseased and crippled to live a in the campaign are the

Industrial ,Fund have on or to those already re- clothing and subsistence as a better, more comfortable life. American Cancer Society, Am-
Navy leased. director may determine. "We should join hands with erican Heart Association, Na-

NAS Jacksonville". Panel mem- PEACE CORPS PAYS A Peace these wonderful people by con- tional Association for Retarded
William Petrie and TUNISIA NEEDS HELP In
bers include
Corps Volunteer doesn't become tributing to the National Health Children, United Cerebral Palsy,
Arthur Allen of the Comptroller particular, Pagano's letter men-
rich in the sense of stacking drive," he emphasized.Bee Muscular Dystrophy, National
Department and Curtis Quarrierand tioned the urgent needs in Tu- Society for
packs of greenbacks, but he does Brown field Crippled Childrenand
of the Over- nisia small representative -
Mort Swanson a country borderingthe Adults
receive ample allotments together for the Federal Service and National Society
haul and Repair Department.Also Mediterranean Sea, Algeriaand
for the
with an education very few Prevention of Blindness.
on the agenda will be the Libya. These needs are pri- people are fortunate enough to Joint Crusade, outlined the op-

announcement of final plans for marily focused on the repair of ever possess. ful, modern living around the

the Chapter tour of IBM facili- road building equipment. The Here is an opportunity not world.If VAP-62
ties in New York and a presen- heavy equipment mechanics will
only to serve the betterment of this program interests you,
of the first annual maintain U.S. manufactured
tation printed
mankind but to demonstrate
to or you know of someone whom

program. equipment.Of the peoples of other nations that you believe would be interested, Gets FebruaryGalley

the 30 people which Tunisia you, as an American citizen, are please contact the Separation

has requested, five will work as willing and capable to assist in Center in Bldg. 955 for more in-

FPCA AvailableFor field supervisors scheduling overhauls developing solutions for peace- formation. HonorBud
and improving field op-

erations. Ten will be assigned to Taylor, Airman Apprentice -

State ElectionsThis mobile units as a task force, and of Heavy Photographic

fifteen will work in a central- Squadron Sixty Two temporarily -

ized diesel-unit repair shop in attached to Galley 1 receivedthe

year many .states will Tunis, the capital city. Messman of the Month
have elections for senators, representatives -
Being unfamiliar with foreign Award for February in cere-

and governors. policies should not be a draw- monies held Thursday, February
Armed forces personnel,
back for volunteering, for those 8.
dependents, and spouses, if regis-
men selected for Tunisia will be He was congratulated at
tered vote by absentee bal- quar-
trained for about four monthsin ters by CWO-2 Clarence W
lot in these elections.
reviewing on-the-job skills, Weimar, Assistant Commissary
Several states have primaries
as well as language and cultural Division Officer.
Taylor also
slated for April and others for : received -
subjects. a 72 hour
June and other summer months. 1
Most states will accept the The monthly accumulation of Each month an outstanding

Federal Post Card Applicationfor pay is $75, or about $1800, whichhe Messman is selected for the

Absentee Ballot (standard will receive at the end of his award. The program was begunin

form 76, revised 1955)). These two-year tour of duty. He also December of 1961. The awardis

post cards and information per- receives allotments for adequate based on the messman's attitude -

taining to state voting may be sanitary housing, all dietary requirements personal appearance, and

obtained from Barney Price, (food), complete F conduct.

YNC at the CI&E Center, Bldg. clothing needs, life insurance, I ___ Taylor is assigned as messcook
I1.i Sti
995 topside. comprehensive medical care, all deck captain. He entered the

travel expenses, recreation Navy in November of 1960. Af-
needs and four weeks of '
vaca- ter 'recruit
training at USNTC,
Marine Wives ClubThe tion time a year. Great Lakes, Ill., he came to

next Marine Career Wives MARRIED MEN ELIGIBLE VAP-62. lie has been on the gal-

In[ most situations, Peace Corps i5Y ley crew since November, 1961.
meeting will be held Monday,
Volunteers are single men. The !
February 18 at 2000 in Bldg. 572.
senior mechanics in this group A guest walked up to the clerkof

All enlisted Marine wives are (called Peace Corps Volunteer 4 vi g __ a broken-down hotel and

urged to attend. Leaders (PCVL), however, may MESSMAN OF THE MONTH-Honor Is accorded Bud Tay.lar said, "Did you know there's no

receive as much as $125 per AA (left), of VAP-62 by CWO-2 Clarence W. Weimar Assists ceiling in my room?"

Our present knowledge of the month and be allowed to take ant Commissary Division Officer (right) in ceremonies held "That's "
Thursday February 8. Taylor who is replied the
is limited largely to waters his wife and children with him. temporarily assigned to
sea Galley One, won the award for his outstanding performance as clerk. "The fellow upstairs
100 miles from shore. Wives and children may receive a messman. doesn't walk around very much."

4 JAX AIR NEWS 15 February 1962

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\ 1, k; 4 .% ) ., I I ,, ? HU-731 Michigan Reservists

I % t:+ Wind-up Training CruiseFour 6<

) .. pilots and two crewmen climbed into three helicopters -
\ recently at the Naval Air Station, Grosse Isle, Mich., CI
r and set a course South by Southeast. DestinationJacksonrr

,\., ville. S b

4ar Shortly afterward, a HU-731 have, for the past two i!
4 wr group of men boarded similar.. weeks, been undergoing a two-

setting the same course. week training period. Upon their a

r: :; t? The individual personalities of arrival, the pilots set a goal' of "
these men vary from a dean ofa 40 hours flight time per pilot '
junior. college, a car designer, providing the crewmen with a
an industrial engineer and an good number of maintenance
agricultural businessman, to a training hours. i

g : : truck driver, a butcher, and even On February 8, three of the !
some college students. Their pilots experienced circling the I

.. S'S combined personality, however, Navy's first nuclear powered
is that of the Naval Reservist. aircraft carrier USS Enterprise ;

HERE AT NAS, this group of as she was departing Mayport
modern day minutemen from after a brief stay. Minutes later,

DIVISION EXCELS..-.CDR Harold F. these same pilots conducted
Libe;;;. Assistant Public Works Officer presents Safe Driving touch-and-go practice landingson
Awards during informal ceremonies last Thursday to three employees the deck of the carrier USS
of Transportation Division of Public Works Department.
I Antietam.
Receiving awards are (left to right) W. J. Holcomb. for 20
years Luther Jones, 19 years and Edward J. Blackman 12 THE NEXT DAY included a

years. _ _ _ _ _ session in at-sea rescue hoistingof
simulated downed pilots and

O&R Hosts FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION I crewmen. A station boathouse

(Continued from page 1)) launch was used to carry the

terest in helicopters.The would-be rescued out into the
establishedfor St. Johns River. One by one the
conference was Unit 91 celebrated its 15th
men jumped over the side and
of bringing together -
the purpose year as a Ladies Auxiliary of the
were readily picked up by HU-
various management, sup-
Fleet Reserve Association on 731 helicopters.The .
ply manufacturer and user levelsin 12. r
February ? remainder of their
S two-
order that each may under- 'S .
Guests were: Members of L <
and ;c week stay was consumed by extensive -
stand the others problems Branch and Unit 98 Green Cove V '
)44'I training hours-the pilots -
become acquainted with new and
Springs, Branch and Unit 126
striving for their 40 hours,
better maintenance proceduresand Yukon and Members of sponsor- including search and
aircraft changes.LT ing Branch 91, FRA.
_practice, utility missions, and
I. W. Hastings, O&R heli- Honored guests were: PaulaF. familiarization of the area the
copter test pilot, and George Sir- Miller, past national president, crewmen reviewing the various
mans of the O&R Quality As- LAFRA, W. H. Sandefer, past techniques of helicopter mainte-
surance Group chaired the confab national president, FRA; Mrs. nance.A .

for O&R Jax.MONDAY'S Grace Sandefer past regionalvice highlight of the squadron's

AGENDA covered pesident, Southeast, and training was indoctrination of
subjects of general interest, while Harvey E. Miller past regional the new jet-type HSS helicopter

Tuesday's and Wednesday's sessions vice president Southeast region. which the reservists are sche-

included items of specific Several members of Unit 91 *4 % HH1NINIT 5+ duled to be flying in the near
interest concerning various typesof received their 10 and 15 year future.

'copters being overhauled here guard pins for continuous mem.. Lieutenant Commander LalonD.

Units represented at the confer- bership in Unit 91. Hornberger, Commanding Of-

ence included Bureau of Naval Mrs. Maria Bennet was elect- ficer of HU-731, was expected to
Weapons; Bureau of Weapons ed Secretary of Unit 91. return his squadron's helicoptersto

Fleet Readiness Representative Gifts of flowers, a birthday L Grosse Isle this morning with
Atlantic Fleet; Commander Fleet cake and, gavel were presentedto the remainder of the pilots and
Air San Diego; Aviation Supply Unit 91 by Branch 91 and crewmen leaving for home on
Office, Philadelphia; Chief of I Units 98 and 126. Saturday.
Naval Basic Training; Naval Air
0 S
Development Center, Johnsville,
Pa., Coast Guard; Comander A free St. Valentine's dance JOWC Members,
will be held at the Branch 91
Naval Air Force Atlantic Fleet;
Submarine Carrier Division 50; club, 8554 Roosevelt Blvd., on Urged to Work
Saturday night, Feb. 17. Danc-
Jax Kaman Aircraft
NARTU ; for
Corp.; Sikorsky Aircraft; and ing will be to the "Crystals", a Charity EventA

Vertol Division of Boeing Co. popular dance band. Kick-Off Coffee on Mon-
Operating activities sending There will be no admission day, February 19, at 1000 in the
representatives were: Marine charge or minimum. All are invited Officer's Club will commence
to attend.Royal work for the Jacksonville Offi-
Aircraft Group 26 of Jacksonville -
N. C.; Helicopter Antisub- cers' Wives Club-sponsored Mag-

marine Squadron One, NAS Key CanadiansContinued nolia Ball.

West; MCAS Quantico, VA.; NAS "Enchanted Garden" has been
Grosse He, Mich.; NAS North ( from page 1)) selected as a theme for this 12th

Island, San Diego, Calif.; Marine counterparts; all-weather anti- annual charity event to be held
Helicopter Training Squadron 8, submarine warfare and use essentially 1 May 4 and 5 at the Officer's
the same systems and
NAS Ellyson; NAS New Orleans; Club.
Helicopter Utility Squadrons 2 tactics. The Canadians fly the Serving as chairmen for the ball

and 4, NAS Lakehurst, N. J.; CP-107 "Argus", whereas the are the following: Mrs. Larry
Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Americans perform their missionin Sutherland and Mrs. T. E.

3, NAS Norfolk; And Helicopter the P2V Neptune.The Greenwood, co-chairmen; Mrs.H. .
Antisubmarine Squadron "Argus" is equipped with .._ : I A. Hall, decorations; Mrs. C.
many comforts for the 15-man ) W. Young, Mrs. S. H.
4, NAS Quonset Point, R. I. k publicity;
crew which normally flies about : : : Tolins, tickets and reservations;
18 hours mission. In addi-
per Mrs. W. L.
Barkley, prizes;
BuPers LengthensContinued tion to normal ASW equipment
and Mrs. S. W. Waddell, entertainment -
( from page 1)) the plane has four bunks, a galley -

months ashore as a normal tour. a dining alcove and many. All Jacksonville Officers'Wives i

All of the 17 shore tour in- other comforts of home. Club members are urgedto

creases were for an additionalsix The five plane detachment is attend this work session

months beyond the old tour occupying the hangar and office JUST GRAB HOLD-Waiting for the helicopter hoisting which will be hostessed by the
lengths except for HM3s, who space normally assigned to VP- hook (top) U LCDR G. K. Kelly MC of CAG.4 Cecil Field. cochairmen.Hear .
had a full year added to their 16 which is deployed to Puerto Along with a number of others getting in their survival training,
Kelly donned the boyant suit and leaped into the chilly Si.
normal stateside time. The new Rico for "Operation Spring- Johns River last Friday. Helicopters of reserve squadron HU about the fellow who
tour lengths will be effective for board". LT H. W. Alton, Officerin 731 here for two weeks training from Grosse Isle, Mich., made went to Canada with a Geiger
those people whose present tours Charge of VP-16 detachment the pickups. They hoisted the men out of the water (center), counter? Didn't
up into the 'copler'f belly (bottom) and returned them to dry any uranium -
expire on or after October 1, remaining in Jax, is liaison officerfor
land. The pilot of this HU.731 craft is LCDR Gino DiPace, -just four guys named Gei
1962. the Canadians. the squadron's operations officer. ger.Page .



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15 February 1962 JAX AIR NEWS Page 5


IM Hoopsters lAX AIR Sportsmen Desiring Olympic

Selected For"Fliers" NEWS SPORTS Play May Apply To BuPers

The Chief of Naval Personnel has issued an instruction

Outstanding players which (BUPERS INST 1710.2A) concerning the participation of

competed in this season's Utra- Navy and Marine Corps personnel in international sports

mural basketball leagues have competitions, such as the Pan American Games, Olympic

been chosen and listed on the Games, and Conseil International DuSport Militaire... .
1962 Jax Navy "Fliers" roster. '-- : The instruction states that in

The nine-man squad is tempor- I order to be eligible one must be-
arily being coached by former 16 Final ordered to active duty for a period -

of 90 days or more.
"Fliers" coach Frank McCafferywho

is the station's Athletic Day To EnterFleetTourney Personnel who feel that they

Director. possess the high degree of ath-

The team has been working out letic ability required to representthe

in preparation for the Sixth U. S. in any approved inter-

Naval District Basketball Tour- national competition may make
nament which will be played Beware! Time is running out! application to the Chief of Naval

starting Monday, February 19, Tomorrow, February 16, is the Personnel (Attn: Pers-Gll) or

at the Naval Station Charleston deadline for those squadrons and Commandant Coast Guard as
Fleet units desiring to enter the I appropriate for consideration.
S. C."Fliers"
k $: 'v\ itit ComFairJax Basketball Tourna-'I Applications should be forwarded -
selected are: J. J. I
ment. The double elimination I via commanding officers.
Hoard of A/C Maint; T. G. Byrdof
tourney is scheduled to begin I Each candidate must be certified -
VAP-62; T. B. Warner W. E. I
this coming Monday, February as a bonafide amateur, must
Bentley and J. Morris all of
not be or knowingly have become -
VA-44 R. C. Gadson and J. L. 19.To
date only four teams have a professional in any sport,
Gould of and S. Ham-
Oper's; submitted their entries in accordance I must not have received reim-

mond of Supply. with FairDetJax Instruction bursement or compensation for

1710 of 26 Jan. 62. Theyare loss of salary and must not have

: From Jacksonville VP-30 been a teacher receiving remun-
Gifford Hangs On ''i'' ? C i{, and VAP-62
*: : %J. ti +$ ; from Cecil VFP62 eration for instruction in physical

; and from Sanford, VAH-3. education or sports.

To Champion TitleLew According to ComFairJax Selection of personnel for

sources the defending champions training to compete for placeson

Gifford chipped up on the ., USS Franklin D. Roosevelt U. S. teams will be made by

18th green at the NAS golf I have not reported whetheror BUPERS, usually on the basis of

course last Sunday, February 11, not they intend to defend results of All-Navy Final Champ-

and putted for a par four win- their title. Other strong con- ionships; known athletic abilityas

ning the station military cham- ;'V.. tenders which the tournament demonstrated by recent na-

pionship for the second consecu- ::'!f> board felt would enter but have I tional, collegiate or international

tive year. His victim by a 1-up ENTERED AND READY-The only undefeated Fleet team not, are: FAETU; .VP-16; VP- amateur competitions or, on the

margin was Earl Pearson of in the Cecil Field League, VFP-62. is shown defeating its last 18j; and VA-44. basis of the information obtained
Marine Barracks.In contender before entering the Fleet Air Jax Basketball Tournament The winning team of this local from the applications.
beginning February 19. So far, only four teams have
the semi-finals, held last entered rosters for the play which may lead to a trip to the contest will travel to Norfolk, .. ..,....,.,.w..w.y.' .....,........ .. .
week Gifford scored in Norfolk. Va., for participation in the Air-
_. .. over Atlantic Fleet playoffs .
-- ---- Lant Championship to be heldon
Phil Hughes, 5-4. Pearson finished --
last week 1-up over Bill .. .. March 5. I ''
Scarbrough.JIM. Varsity Golf Team Q 5 P O R C 2:1: If your squadron or unit hasa

l team, and you enjoy basket-
Wins First MatchOf ball at its best don't fail to fol-
1. Can name the only I.if '
you } ;
low the outlined details of the c
player from a service academyto
aforementioned instruction and
Spring Season be named to the composite
submit your entry before 1630
All-America first-string football
Starting practice just one week team? tomorrow.

ago today the Jax Navy varsity 2. Who was named baseball's (:> : '> }

golf team lost no time in Rookie of the Year in the AmericAn -
League for 1961 Bowlers Continue
proving their worth as they step-
3. What player has partici-
ped out on the course last week pated in the most World Series

and beat the Hyde Park team games? To Tally Cards

21-6. 4. Can you name the two new

Three foursomes made up the diamond teams added to the National -

first match of the season with League for the 1962 sea- During IN PlayAll

ROSETTE Lew Gifford and Earl Pearson of son?
5. In 1961 a new record was three bowling leagues show
Jax swinging against J. Erwin set at the Indianapolis Speed- results this week beginning with

Rosette RepresentsNAS and E. D. Hutchinson. Bill Scar- way's 500-mile race. Name the Wednesday February 7. The

brough and Bill Barrow pairedoff driver and the winning time. Continental League tallies up as

against Tommy Birdson and (Answers to Quiz) suCh; : Mix Masters 4, A/C
Maint 'B"_O Pay Masters-4, LIKE TO PUTT ER
JAX in AAU 'd'w ;
Frank Schroeder of Hyde Park. '{ oereci &Iespzoaez ; AROUND? The Jax Nary
Flaps-0; Boat Branch-3, Strik-
t + esino9 eui
qh team is still
and John- varsity golf open
Jax's Phil Hughes
DOS eq, P "Aoa ,*oj 'r 'V 'Sixew ettes-1; Fire Balls.-3, Neptunes to those interested in trying
Bouts During WeekDeadline ny Johnson were opposite thePark's ''C'11 -1; Hornets, Ham Hocks-; out. Days for practice are Wednesdays *
members Rudy York and '' Owl Hoots-3, Marines "A"- and Thursday.pre.
eq pus 11103 uojinoH eqy }
ferably_ the latter, at 1300.
vs Spartans and ComFairJax "B"vs
for .Jax Air News Fred Aikel. 'seuivS IL IJIJM s.ej 1.a. Jack Harvey NAS golf, pro
copy was due before the Tues- The second match of the seasonis .A "A'M eq, J wuea I6A *C Untouchables were postponed.In has all the details.Palmer ..
day and Wednesday results of slated for Friday February 23, xog pill the National League: Avions

Jax Navy's only contender in the when the University of Florida uojiog eqj jo n' tPS UOQ' 'Z -3, Flying Phantoms; NARTU Shows
14th annual Florida AAU Box- sends its team to NAS. '.zeq.W BeD iA1 H .1 -2, Supply "A" -2; Live Wires
-3, Stingers -1; Electrons3,
ing Tournament Jim Rosette Phoenix
Eagles -1; Marlins -4, Pan Open
could be listed. He did however
Handlers -0; Marines "B" -3.
Feb. 18
defeat a non-team boxer from Style
Public Works 1 3
; Cougars ,
Savannah, Ga., by the name of The Strikes 1 Don't forget to put a big
; Scope Dopes
Wing, in his first Match Monday circle around this coming Sunday
; i5f -2}, Hospital -I}.
night. 4 awJ
S r February 18, on your
In the American League A/C
There were 152 fighters brought : calendar. That's the date set
Maint. "A"3. Guardians1
together during the three-day ; for the exhibition match fea-
Keglers4., Yellow Jackets0
program. Thirty seven slung .01. ; turing Phoenix Open winner
Sky Warriors3 Road Runners
leather in the ring Monday night, Arnold Palmer along with
leaving 57 on Tuesday and the -1; Phantoms, Pen Queen Sam Snead vs Dan Sikes and
OJ; ComFairJax "A" -3, Dispensary
remainder fighting on Wednesday's Ray Terry at the Selva Mar-
-1; Spades Aces4, Oper's
card."Johnny. ina Country Club.
FIVE IN A ROW-Getting ready to deliver their strikes AUW0; Molarolas2, Play You can pick up your tickets
here at NAS are (right to left) Boys2; and the Confidentials
get your father's hat during IM bowling competition at the NAS Golf Shack for $4
Bob Zidlickr of the Avions, John DeFrancesco of the Phantoms -4, Red Devils0.. The Gatorsvs
out of that mud puddle. or get them at the course
Hall Scholl of NARTU. Bob Hayes of Supply "A and George VP-16 "B"
was post-
"I can't, Maw. He's got it St. Hilaire of the Stingers. These keglers help to make up the game gate for $5.
strapped under his chin." American League. pond.

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6 SAX AIR NEWS 15 February 1962

{ Scouts Aid
x Navy, Boy

:tf x. Large] Goodwill DriveOne

b 9 of the most successful drives ever staged by the
\ local Goodwill Industries was concluded last Saturday. Sev-

enty Naval Reservists from NARTU and some 10,000 Boy
..j Scouts combined efforts to collect the used clothing and
household items. .
eeCb >
v On Saturday February 3, Boy
Scouts Cub Scouts and Explorer

i. ,A, Scouts distributed 50,000 bags to
i Jax area homes and they returned r
to pick up the full bagson

: Saturday, February 10.
The goods donated this year

were of a very fine quality, including Thursday. February 15
excellent pieces of furniture Mainside-Twist Around The

said Gordon Thompson, Clock 1900 only.
president of the Goodwill Indus- NATTUnit-Cash On Demand

tries. I 1900 only.

REAR ADMIRAL Joseph M. i Hospital-Too Late Blues 1900

r 9 d. Carson Commander Fleet Air only.
Jacksonville and Naval Air Bases Friday February 16

Sixth Naval District and a mem- Mainside-The Commancheros
ber of the board of the North 1900 only.
AAiL:ara ki> Florida Council of Boy Scouts NATTUnit-Twist Around The

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES-"Operation Good Turn" was completed last Saturday when Boy and Prime F. Osborn III, ex- Clock, 1900 only.
Scouts and Naval Reservists collected bags filled with used clothing from local householders. the
pressed their gratitude to On Demand
According to Goodwill representatives this year's drive was one of the most successful evor Hospital-Cash ,
staged. Examining the bags are: Prime F. Osborn III president of North Florida Council Boy local people for their contribu- 1900 only.
Scouts of America Rear Admiral Joseph M. Carson, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville and NAB tions in behalf of the handi- Saturday February 17
6ND and a member of the board of the North Florida Council and Gordon Thompson. presidentof
Goodwill, Industries. capped. Mainside-Three Stooges Meet
Hercules 1900.NATI'Unit .
I Lexington Will Replace The drive will enable the The Comman-

I CIVIL SERVICENews Antietam In Atlantic Goodwill to employ many more cheros 1400 and 1900.

I Reassignment of the attack air- handicapped people. Hospital-Twist Around The

craft carrier Lexington (CVA-16)) Horace S. Williamson Council Clock 1900 only.Sunday .
I In ReviewDISABILITY from the Pacific to the Atlantic February 18
Scout executive, said the Boy
Fleet is slated for this summer.. Mainside The Big Country,
could have
Now homeported at San Diego Scouts 1400 and 1900.NATTUnit .
RETIREMENT the 38,000-ton Lexington will be another 50,000 bags had they Three Stooges

I redesignated a CVS (support air- been available. He indicated the Meet Hercules, 1400 and 1900.
Federal have valuable
employees many protections carrier when it relievesthe
craft ) be next Hospital-The Commancheros
against loss of income because of sickness, accidents, and antisumarine warfare project may
car- 1400 and 1900.Monday.
This article deals with of these to include other countiesin
unemployment. one pro- rier Antietam .(CVS-36)). The year 19
tections-disability retirement.A coveredby February
Antietam is scheduled for inac- the 15-county area
member of the civil service nuity figured after increasing his tivation. the North Florida Council. Mainside Blast of Silence
) retirement system who becomes 'service by the period from the 1900 only.

( disabled while a Federal em- date of separation to age 60, his NATTUnit-The Big Country
\ ployee-on the job or off-may annuity will be increased to the Model Railroad Buffs 1900 only.
: retire on disability provided he lesser of these amounts. The Hospital-Three Stooges Meet
I has at least five years of civilian lesser of the two is the guaran- Hercules 1900 only
'service. The' decision as to whe- teed minimum annuity.If Construct K. Terminal Tuesday February 20

ther the disability ''is "total" is disability is causd by job- ; Mainside Cry For Happy
made in relation to the job held. : connected injury, the employeemay Late last November, Capts l n Robert H. Fagan Overhauld 1900 only.
The loss of a leg, for example, be eligible for disability retirement and Repair Officer, announcewas that a model railroad clubat NATTUnit-Blast of Silence
. would be totally disabling for a or employees' compen- in the planning stage here> NAS. Since that time the 1900 only.Hospital.
j letter carrier but not necessarily sation benefits and receive the captain and 11 other enthusiasto ts have combined their efforts The Big Country
, so for an employee with a desk one that is to his advantage. He begin construction of an est imated; 700 feet of crosscounr 1900 only;
(a cannot receive both at the same try HO gauge track in the lowAt east wing of Building 503.
job.A Wednesday. February 21.
disability annuity is figuredon time. present, the club layouts i I
the basis of length of service The worker however may establish consist of two yards and one miniature houses takes up one Mainside Man Afraid 1900
i and the highest average basic his claim to both benefits terminal. entire room. From here tracks only.
, salary earned during any five and use them alternately if Along with a large portion of lead through an opening in the NATTUnit Cry For Happy. ,

, consecutive years of service, according it is to his advantage. For instance track and turnouts donated by wall into a small room called 1900 only.Hospital.
I to the formula described a person on disability retirement CAPT Fagan, LCDR Richard C. the maintenance yard where Blast of Silence
'" in Civil Service Retirement System who requires hospitali- Fenner Administrative Services members can repair or modify 1900 only.
; regulations. This is the zation may suspend his retire- Officer at O&R has donated to their engines and cars. It does
: earned annuity. If it is lower ment annuity in order to receive the club a layout worth over not end here however as the
than either 40 percent of the I the free hospitalization provided $1000 which is called the Kansas track continues on through an- Submarine School
employee's "high-five" average under his claim for employees' City terminal. This maze of other wall and into the Main
salary or the amount of an an- compensation. track tunnels round-house and Yard, more appropriately called Needs Jr. Officers
." the Barstow Freight Yards.In .
the main yard plans are Applications are now desired
;:: : underway to build a master from unrestricted line officers
-T\L control panel where a train serving in the grade of ensignor

traveling to the other rooms can lieutenant .(junior grade) to
either be controlled fully or in attend Submarine School classes

part by a single person, turningover convening in October 1962. The
-k the control to the indivi- course is 6 months long and is

dual rooms only when he de- held in Groton Conn.
sires. The course is highly technical.
Applicants should a bac-
Although the main yard is possess
calaureate degree in science or
still in the rough stage the club
engineering or, as a minimum
members are furthering their
have credits in physics and
__ __ plans by designing a series of mathematics.
tunnels and mountains for the
'*4'4 Applications may be made in
t' \ '4 models to travel over and
through. In addition three future the form described in BuPers
t yards the San Diego the Inst. 1520.6J of December 18,
Long' Beach, and San Francisco 1961. Standard Forms 88 and 89
; will be attached to the applica-
q yards are on the blueprint table.
tion. Deadline for applications is
9 3 The club is in need of
q persons
June 16.Tuesday.
with artistic talent to help with
r t the ultimate design and finishing in Bldg. 503.

touches on these projects and Persons interested in joiningthe
COMMISSIONED ENGINEER-Adjusting part of his $1.000 layout at the model railroad club
invites those interested to dropin club can call LCDR Fenneron
here at HAS, is LCDR
Richard C. Fenner. The miniature RR envelops three rooms: a terminal
(In picture), a maintenance yard, and a freight yard. Weekly meetings of the club are held on J during the club meetings Ext. 702. The dues are only
Tuesdays at 1900 and are open to anyone Interested. which are held, at. 1900 every $2 monUlly.Page .