Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 12, 1962
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Holding Location: University of Florida
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Officer Restricted, Unrestricted Line Transfers Now Allowed i j jPermanently


officers of the commissioned tion, unrestricted line officers ignation as Engineering Duty Navy and designation as En- line (1100, 1310, 1350)).
Navy and officers of the Nav- develop subspecialties in tech- (1400, 1450)), Aeronautical Engin- gineering Duty (1400, 1450), Deadline date for submissionof
al Reserves now submit nical fields. These officers may eering (1510, 1530)), or Special Aeronautical Engineering Duty applications to BuPers is May

applications may for transfer be- make a greater contribution to Duty Officer ((1610, 1630, 1650)). ((1510, 1530)), or Special Duty Officers 15, 1962.

tween the unrestricted line the Navy by assignment to jobs ((1610, 1630, 1650)). Further information on the
related to their subspecialitiesand Commissioned officers of the In addition, permanently com-
and restricted line of the appropriate to their rank. Naval Reserve (active and inactive missioned officers of the restricted transfer program may be ob-

Regular Navy. Regular Navy line officers ) may transfer to line of the Regular Navy tained from BuPers Inst. 1120.33A

Through postgraduate educa- may apply for transfer for des- the restricted line of the Regular may transfer to the unrestricted of March 19, 1962.

Florida Sector

Command Begins

I NAS ResidenceThe
.JAX.Vol. ,
Naval Air Station now

houses a new command with the
recent addition of the Headquarters -

of the Florida Sector Com-

mand, IV U.S. Army Corps,

20 No. 2 U. S. NAS Jackson ill.. Fla. 12 April 1962 which has moved to Bldg. 467,
Area 5, from their former down-
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town location.

Dallas 'CopierSquadron i4 .x .: wa ., Movement of the Sector Com-
mand Headquarters here was

made in the interest of economy,
Due placing it in the same building
:: ? with the Jacksonville Subsector

Here Next Week Command.
Mission of the Florida Sector

Command, which is commandedby
Thirty-one members of Navy Colonel C. W. Powell, is the

Reserve Helicopter Squadron 701 administration and training of all

are scheduled to arrive here on reserve units and personnel in

April 16-17 where they will be the state of Florida.

hosted by NAS Jax during two-

weeks of active duty training. RADM Crumpacker

Based in Dallas, Texas, the 15
t''i'< i% 'is};R i: a,'.?} f'vy': {:>k. 9k tt; Addresses AFMA
officers and 16 enlisted men,
+:? ikr.Y:Z YOko3GY mr2aka%:w: >, %}SJ,, % .4 .
along with their equipment, are ; : K a y r.
{ : iT ] r 19
.r : iv }; }6r r Here April
set to arrive at 1600, April 16, { y 'k :,c rFS5'{ .

with their four HUP-2 aircraft Rear Admiral J. W. Crum- ..C
4}: to Y ,.,rxd'iw ai'savricYo:% ) : packer, Chief of Bureau of Sup-
due in at 1400, April 17.
'1\ .. and Accounts, will be the
: r'rfik:: '%' plies
The unit will undergo trainingin U I}1'i .2 principal speaker at the next

air-sea rescue tactics, utility luncheon meeting of the lax

missions, helicopter maintenanceand Chapter of the Armed Forces
Association to be
familarization with the area.
held Thursday, April 19, at the
The squadron is scheduled to Officers Club here.

end its training on April 26 with 4acarJiw..Y4.Wtinrxt u'.dfiroesi4 ':' uLw. w sifA Admiral Crumpacker will speakon

its four aircraft departing for the GIVE A SERVICEMAN A RIDE-That will be the purpose served by this Courtesy Pick Up "Techniques of Inventory
Station that is fast outside the NAS Main Gatt Management.
return trip to Dallas on the taking shape iust under the supervision of Glenn
Owenby. chief builder (foreground), and two other Seabees, David Thompson CP (left), and Harold Also on the agenda will be a
morning of April 27, followed by Jones. CN. With military personnel forbidden to "thumb" rides, the station will serve as a collection report from the Programs Com-
squadron personnel and equiP- point where they may be given a courtesy lift by persons inclined to do so. And, although
I incomplete, the project is already serving a worthwhile cause in providing on>ihe>job training for mittee on the tentative plans for
ment on April 28. the two young Seabees under the tutelage of Chief Owenby. the tour of Cape Canaveral.

OCS, NavCad Programs Jewish Chaplain Disaster Control Board

Lead To CommissionsThe Offers Passover Schedules Team DrillsA

CI&E Center has announced that applications are
now being accepted for the Officer Candidate Schools Pro- new training plan has been developed for the NAS

gram and the NavCad Program. Both of these programs, if Greetings"On Disaster Control Unit 6.3.1. Commencing this month, a few

successfully completed, lead to a commission for Navy en- teams will drill according to a pre-determined plan. In the
listed personnel. the occasion of Pass- ensuing months other teams will have practice drills.

Personnel interested in apply- over, the Jewish Festival of The drills will be held in

ing for a commission throughthe VP-5 Returns Freedom, I extend warmest April, June, July, September, determine ticipate in which the drills.teams will par-
OCS Program must be coll- greetings and best wishes to October, and December in lieu
all NAS Jax personnel of the CAPT. J. R. Compton, NAS
ege graduates. Those personnel of Captain's Personnel Inspec-
From In Faith. Office is the
Service Duty Jewish Commanding Group
applying for a Medical tion. The inspections will be
Commander for the North Floridaarea
Corps commission need only have "The Passover Seder, celebrating held in May, August and No-
completed two years of college the God-given ideal of vember, thus insuring an inspection which is designated as 6.3.
Iceland SpainPatrol This area encompasses NAS Jax,
work. freedom, is an inspiration to each quarter.It .
NAS Cecil Field, NS Mayportand
Further information 0 n the all those who struggle against is expected that. the Dis-
NAS Sanford.
OCS Pogram may be obtained Squadron Five returnedto oppression. Our nation has aster Unit will be much better
from BuPers Inst 1120.29A. NAS Jax this week followinga is also the Unit Commander for
fought to maintain this same prepared for this year's Opera-
The Naval Aviation Cadet six month, split deployment in idea within our own bound- tion Alert by conducting the NAS Jax which is numbered

Program is a continuing pro-' which half of the squadron operated aries and throughout the continuing drill sessions. 6.3.1.
with deadline for from the Naval Station Each Unit consists of 11 ele-
gram no set world. It is incumbent
uponus "We hope to have more real- divided
be Rota Spain, and the other Half ments. These are further
must ,
applications. Applicants as citizens of the United istic training in this manner," mis-
into teams with specialized
between the of 18-25 and as a detachment from Keflavik,
ages States to that freedom
see our said
LCDR Walter T. Blakney, sions such as transportation and
have at least one year of collegeor Iceland. never dies, and God willing we
member of the Disaster Control medical. At present a few of the
GED equivalent.The Ground support and adminis- will maintain and cherish it
Planning Board. "Each month of both
teams composed
NavCad training period is trative personnel and equipmentof as a torch by which all man-
that a drill is planned a list of military and civilian personnel.
18 months and successful the "Mad Foxes" returned on
upon kind be guided.
may the teams scheduled for the drill
completion the applicant will be Monday in a six-plane airlift. "
will be published, he said.
commissioned as an Ensign, US- Four P2V "Neptunes" from "Let us join therefore, in
NR'and receive the designationof the Keflavik detachment returned I spirit and in endeavors, to keep The Disaster Control Planning NATTU HonormenPFC
Naval Aviator. on Tuesday. Five P2Vs the quest for human freedom Board consists of the Disaster

Those persons interested in from' Rota, headed by Commander continuous." Control Officer, the ABC Officer, T. B. Herman, AE-A
either of these programs can Robert L. Huber, were sched- the Plans Officer, and the Disas- School 86.98.
obtain additional information and uled to touch down here at 1500 SOLOMON POUPKO ter Control Chief. The Board will
counselling by contacting the today, completing the homeward NAS Jewish Chaplain meet once a month for planning M. F. Pairett, AA, AO-A

CI&E Office Bldg. 955, Ext.'8556. !trek. purposes, at which time they will School 84.28.

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12 April
Page 2 ..m

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NAS, Jacksonville IIl
CAPT J. R. Compton Commanding Officer Ask Us
CDR Walter J. Schub Executive Officer
Fleet Air Jeckionvllle NAB 6ND
RADM Joseph M. Carton Commander Having heard the first series -
CAPT Vincent Casey Chl.f of Staff of lectures on Communism
Fleet Air Wing Eleven
CAPT Gilbert J. Frauenhelm ______Commander delivered by Chaplain Solo-
CAPT Andrew H. Cowart Chief Staff Officer mon Pouko. Jewish Chaplainhere
Naval Air Technical Training Unit at NAS Jax, what Is
CAPT Hartiel) D. Allen .. .Commanding Officer them? Do
Officer your reaction to ,. .
CDR Eugene F. Verdery Executive r
Naval Hospital you think this typo of lectureIs
CAPT J. M. Hanner Commanding Officer beneficial to Navymen? Al-
CAPT Stephen H. Tolint. Executive Officer so, has the series stimulatedyour
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit ?
CAPT Ralph E. Elliott, Jr. Commending Officer Interest In
CDR William M. Miller Executive Officer "It was a great
Printed commerlcally with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Florida at :
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July r: ''f: 'I[opportunity for
1958. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air .the personnelaboard
Jacksonville, Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing
II, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U.S. Naval Hospital.CDR t. 'rr :> "Y" the Stat -
Alex N. AAclnnls, Jr. Service Information Officer l t ion to learn
Andrew H. Planey Assistant Service Information Officer \ 'tt.'
Newt Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb Staff-Mae Spencer J01; Marc Whetstone, ij"' ., what Commun-
J01; Sandy Martinson, JOSN, Photographer, Joy Moreau, PH2. '>'.' Asm is really
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and international )> '' ::like and what it
Councils of Industrial Editors. "is trying to do
The Jax Air Newt It I member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material "'" ""
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit It given. Photo C l""houn 'to the Free
graphs unless otherwise credited, are official I U.S. Navy Photographs. World. These lectures should
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone start people thinking what it NATTU INSIGNIA-The insignia contest held at the Naval
extensions 8164, 656, 272 or 216.EmployeeManagement. would be like to live underComm'unism. Air Technical Training Unit here has resulted in William New-
should come (left, inset), winning both first and third place with his
Also, people entries and Antero P. Tavernero, SKC, (right), taking the second -
Order realize how fortunate the peopleof place award. The insignia are numbered according to their
the Free World are and they placement. Newcome a civilian working in the NATTU Ad.
should be thinking about the ministration Department received a $100 Savings Bond for his
endeavors while Chief Tavernero of the Supply Department received
of world-wide Com-
Of President Being QuotedEditor's munism.problems They definitely should a $50 Savings Bond.

have more lectures of this typeon
the Station. Barry D. Cal-
( Note: This is the fourth in a series, quoting Ex- houn, SN, Chaplain's Office. CIVIL SERVICE
ecutive Order 10988 in the
"Employee-Management Cooperation "The lectures;! '" .
Federal Service for the information of all NAS employees. The

following.l .portion begins with Section 6. (b).) did a lot o('"f : News In ReviewEditor's
"(b) When an employee or- good because ..

ganization has been recognizedas employee organization as the ex- the people in x ...

the exclusive representativeof clusive representative of em- my office have f ( Note: Due to the many inquiries being received from
employees of an appropriateunit ployees in a unit must be ap- Federal employees and others about the President's proposal; fnr
proved by the head of the been asking a 't'3.. salary reform, the Civil Service Commission has prepared th,' fallowing
it shall be entitled to act lot of questions and eficiiit
agency or any official designatedby questions and answers about the background i
for and to negotiate agreements him. All agreements with such about Communism. f : the proposal.)

covering all employees in the employee organizations shall also It has real-: Q. What kind of positions would be placed in the new grades

unit and shall be responsible for be subject to the following re- ly stirred up a' Hardenlot GS-19 and GS-20?

representing the interests of all quirements, which shall be ex- of interest in Communism.The A. These new grades would be primarily for bureau directors

such employees without discri- pressly stated in the initial or lectures made people much and certain other high-ranking positions now paid under special:

mination and without basic agreement and shall be ap- more aware of Communism and statutory authorities, which would be returned to the Classification
regard to
employee organization member- plicable to all supplemental, im- helped them to understand the Act. Positions could be placed in these grades only by pc ':t anal

ship. Such employee plementing, subsidiary or informal different aspects of it. They cer action of the President following review by the Civil Service Com
organization -
tainly should have lectures of
agreements between the mission.
shall be
given the
tunity to engage in oppor-dis- agency and the organization: this nature at least twice a year Q. Would any changes be made in the limitation on the number

cussions between managementand "((1)) In the administration o f here. William B.. Harden, PN1, of positions in grades GS-16, GS-17, and GS-18?

employees or employee re- all matters covered by the agree- MPO..' .:.h.'.........,." .,,,,,.,.:< A Yes. Under the proposal, the limitation on the number
presentatives ment officials and employees are f:::}:>,: "The I lectures of positions in these grades would be removed entirely. These
ances, personnel policies griev-and governed by the provisions of i ......... ;;:;;;;:;. wereve in- limitations are inconsistent with the principle of equal pay for

practices, or other matters af- any existing or future laws and <:'. 'formative. They equal work and pay distinctions in porportion to work distinctions.

fecting general working condi- regulations, including policies set ... ;;' 'gave personnel 1 Q. What would happen to P. L. 313 salaries?
tions of employees in the unit. forth in the Federal Personnel : ; A. Positions, mostly scientific and professional, now paid under
The agency and such employee Manual and agency regulations, ;;....y..p;.:..}:.i.- a good look into Public Law 313 and similar statutes, would have their salary range
organization, through appropriate which may be applicable, and the I > .;" < the life in the geared to the range of Classification Act grades GS-16 through GS-
y.f::: J:::.::' Soviet Union
officials and agreement shall at all times be I : 18.
representatives !
shall meet at reasonable times, applied subject to such laws, :: ii be cause the Q. How is the range of each Classification Act grade deter
: ,
and confer with respect to regulations and policies; wa s mined?

sonnel policy and practices per-and "(2)) Management officials of Spires personally acquainted A. In all except the top five grades (GS-16-GS-20)), there is

matters affecting working condi- the agency retain the right, i in with the conditions that a spread of 30 percent from the entry rate to the top of the grade.

tions, so far as may be approp- accordance with applicable laws :. exist there. Also, the comparison Each within-grade increase amounts to 3 1/3 percent. This range is
riate subject to law and policy and regulations, (a) to direct between life in Russia and the considered a material incentive for employees remaining in a grade

requirements. This extends to employees of the, agency, (b) to Free World received a great for a substantial length of time. The spread in grades GS-16 and
the hire, promote, transfer, assign, deal of inte;est. I think that if i GS-17 is 20 single
negotiation of an agreement, percent and 10 percent. GS-18 :to. GS-20 have
or any question arising there- and retain employees in positions other speakers of this ca1ibercould ) rates.

under, the determiniation of ap- within, the agency, and to sus be obtained here they Q. Is any provision being made for higher pay. for shortage-
propriate techniques, consistent pend, demote, discharge, or take would be well received by the category positions?

with the terms and purposes of other disciplinary action against personnel." CWO Edmond C. A. Yes. A more flexible method is being proposed for attracting

this order* to assist in such negotiation employees, (c) to relieve employees Spries, A/C Maintenance Dept. !. candidates for hard-to-fill positions. Instead of raising entrance

and the execution of a from 'duties because of "I certainlygot pay above the minimum and leaving the maximum of the grade at
written memorandum of agree- lack of work or for other legi a lot out of the same level, a method of pay which reduced and sometimes

ment or understanding incorporating timate reasons, (d) to maintainthe the lectures. The eliminated incentives, the new bill would provide for raising rates

any agreement reached by efficiency of the Government way they were N for the whole grade. For example, If $9,380 was the minimum and
'the parties. In exercising authority I! operations entrusted to them, (e) presented waf| $12,215 was the maximum of GS-12, and it was decided to raise the

to make rules and regulations to determine the methods, means very informa '' I I entrance salary for a certain job to $10,640 ((5th step), an increasfof
relating to and personnel by which such $1,260, each amountfor
personnel tive. The succeeding step would be raised by the same
policies and practices and work operations are to be conducted; experiences personal .?.+. a total of the entire 10 steps, making .the maximum $13,475. In.
and (f) to take whatever ...
ing conditions no case could the normal maxI'muJ'1
agencies shall of the* entrance salary be raised above the
.,. r<
be : ,
have due regard for the obliga- may necessary to carry"out ".N:'e of the grade.
tion imposed the mission of the agency in situations Chaplain in con- Green Q. How par
by this section, but nection with Communism much in the way of increases does the proposed
such obligation shall not be con of emergency. the lectures scale provide?

strued to extend to such areas of "I don't see why you're so interesting. The seem Chaplain much more de A. The percentage increases will be greater at the higher than

discretion and policy as the mis mad at your ex-fiancee," one livered the lectures in such at the lower levels, ranging from 3.7 percent in the first step of
sion of an agency, its budget, its friend said to another. "Aft er manner that everyone could i a us-l to 32 percent at grade GS-18. This is because salaries of highi"

organization and the assignmentof all, she returned your ring""That's I derstand what Communism is un all grade positions have lagged the farthest behind national levels. For

its personnel, or the technologyof right," came the re- I about. I wish that there woulit example, the percentage increases since 1939 have been 152 percentin
performing its work:" ply. "But she didn't have to ma be more lectures of this in the statutory minimum: salary of GS-l, 117 percent in GS-5, and

"Section 7. Any basic or initial it back marked 'Glass. Handle i. held aboard the Station." Bar type !! 98 155 percent in the statutory minimum for clerk-carrier-but only
'' .1 percent in GS-11 and 71 This has seriously
agreement entered into with an with care. bara Green, YNSN, MPO. percent in GS-15.
compressed the salary systems.



12 April 1962 JAX AIR NEWS Paqe 3 j

Safety Is A Tear Round' Endeavor For Jax Navy"Safety" r, ""

is 'round word in the and for .. ,., ,. '
a Navy a '
year ; .
'. \: >t >. .v:.:.. ;:;> t>'7 .
good reason, too.Statistics I. ..., ,. :.... ', u .p <
show that each time a sailor or marine i If :: ',:".'. "',j

injured, the Navy loses his services for an average of 43 w..' : > .' .',.:.'". '.i

days. This results in addition to lost man hours millionsof 'L .. ':.4 :
dollars and t
,more important, ': :
i hours lost to the Navy's effort "

in National Defense. .>
'>" 'fY;
While the Navy's Safety Pro-
gram is not soley devoted to the ,

traffic aspect, but concentrateson ( U S + 1
industrial and office safety,

too, it is the problems created by i

the automobile which causes most 1 : s ?'}

eyebrows to be raised. '

Aviation Safety is of course of

vital concern to the Navy, but

not relavent in this case.

IN 1960 38,000 Americans were

killed in automobile accidents .

while another 3,000,000 sustained

injuries. These figures are stag-

gering in themselves, but dwarfed -

by comparison of lives lost in

wars since 1775 as opposed to

those killed in automobile accid-
ents since 1900: 1,100,000 to DAILY HUoH HOUR-MAS Jax accomodat. borne u.ouu auiomoones daily which in itself
presents quite a problem in keeping on-station traffic accidents to a minimum. However the SAFETY REMINDER-Stand
1,300,0001 record shows that a minimum of accidents occ ir here with the autos moving smoothly and ing on Yorktown Are. the
Although the Navy does not orderly through the Station' Main Gate twice ea :h day. main street entering NAS Jax

have as grave a problem-per- conceivable angle in coordinationwith 'te-Military Traffic Safety Council where they could be injured too. this flag and sign are constant
centage wise there were none- Each of the installations main- safety reminders that are diffi-
local civilian authorities. .
cult for passing motorists to
the-less over 500 sailors or ma- There are councils and committees AH efforts are not confined to tain a staff of industrial and of- miss seeing. And. Judging from
rines killed in 1960 and over fice safety experts whose know the record shown thereon it
; classes and courses; a large the "conference tables, so to
5,000 more injured. While this is ledge, research, observation and is heeded rather well.
experienced law enforcement speak, but rather what is learnedin
an improvement over previous agency; rigid rules and regula- that manner is put to practice. resultant efforts keep accidentsto
years, it still indicates quite a minimum. New Launch Site
tions; and a nice, comfortable During periods when traffic
clearly a need for an accelerated NAS Jax, exclusive of its ten-
with and
courtroom a stern judge will obviously be heavier than
traffic safety program. ant commands, employs 6,000
stiff for violatorsof
some penalties normal long holiday week Readied Ai
The Navy most profoundlythe the law. ends for example extra added persons, civilian and military, Navy
Jacksonville Navy is doingits and has gone as long as 141 days
Each of the three stations in precautions are taken. In many
utmost to combat this prob- without a work disabling acci-
Jax Navy complex, NAS Jax, instances personnel are not granted I dent. Other commands have done Testing FacilityA
NAS Cecil Field and NS May- leave or liberty without at- ,
equally as well, but most import- new launch site is being
LOCAL AUTHORITIES have port has its own traffic safety tending certin lectures, reading
antly are striving to do even prepared at the Navy's Point
spent many long, tedious hours council. In addition to this thereis safety pamphlets or seeing safe-
better. Arguello, Calif., test facility that
laying out a full-scale safety pro- a "Drivesafe Council" for the ty movies. Starting and return
WHILE IT HAS BEEN shown will launch Scout rockets for
gram to protect men and womenin entire complex, made up of the times are set to ensure that there
that through determined effort NASA, the Air Force and the
their offices, working shops commanding and executive officers will be no overload of trafficat is
and concern, the local Navy Navy.
and spaces, on the flight lines of each and every locally the close of the working day,
in the
doing an outstanding job This is the first West Coast
and on the highways.It based unit. Monthly the execu but rather it will be staggeredand
field of safety, it was not by launch site for the versatile four-
tive officers meet while the to allow personnel to do their
has met with a high degreeof ,
any means meant to imply that stage, solid-fueled rocket that is
too. commanding officers .confer traveling at times known to be
success, they are satisfied.Far expected to become a major research -
In the field of traffic safety for quarterly with Rear Admiral safest. from that, the Jax Navy tool in NASA and Air

example, the U. S. Naval Air Joseph M. Carson and CaptainC. AS EARLIER NOTED not all complex feels it still has a long Force space programs.
L. Moore the Council's
Station, Jacksonville boasts only presi- attention is focused on traffic way to go. Only through a con- Using the new launcher and

ONE traffic fatality since its dent and chairman, respectively, safety. The thousands of automo- tinued program have they been accessory equipment, Air Force

commissioning back in 1941! DAY TO DAY coordination biles which daily converge on the able to accomplish what they crews will be able to perform

Traffic accidents occur from between Navy officials and three naval installations of the have. So it must continue in the assembly and checkout opera-

fifteen to thirty times a month. local civilian experts is exercised, I Jax Navy complex bring with future without let-up and pos- tions with the Scout in a convenient -
This is a most creditable accom- capped off by the Navy's annual I them thousands of men and women sibly with even more enthusiasmand horizontal position that

plishment for the Station which. participation in the .who will put in a full day concern. will reduce pre-launch prepara-

daily accomodates over 10,000 Federal- ,, ,.,.. tion time 50 percent.In .
automobiles. : ,'::"ftWmrr.: :'>1 >>> ::1'11 U': J" '_ previous launches from

RECORDS OF OFFSTATIONtraffic Wallops Island, Va., much of the
final assembly and checkout was
accidents involving Navy
performed in a combination work
personnel are not as completeas
tower and launcher with the
those for the Stations, but if
vehicle in the vertical position,
one given period such as the
a system similar to that used for
Christmas holidays could
larger, liquid-propellant rockets.
serve as an indication, the pic-

ture again looks quite good for IrhS .NF 7ljyii

the Navy driver.In Mariners Museum

this period-Dec. 15 throughJan. Seeking ArtifactsBoth

2 a total of 32 accidents

involving 41 persons of the Navyas active and retired Navy

driver, passenger or pede- personnel have been invited to

strian occurred either on one of submit plaques or similar devicesof

the three major local naval installations ships, squadrons, stations and

in the city, in and out other commands of the Navy

of the state.Thirtytwo. through: their chain of commandfor

use in the Mariners Museum.
accidents are thirtytwo -
Directed by Rear Admiral

too many; but when you George J. Dufek, USN (Ret.), the
consider that are dealing
you Museum at Newport News, Va.,
with close to 30,000 men and
collects both historical and current
and conceding only
women items of the U. S. Navy,
half have automobiles you'renot : preserving( and displaying them

doing bad. for posterity.

THE JACKSONVILLE NAVY Persons interested are requested -

complex sustains a fine traffic say to forward to the Mariners

number of Museum such items which
safety record a UNSAFE DESK-JOBBER office, most people believe, is just about the safest place to any
reasons. First and foremost, they work you could find anywhere. But it's not so as is proven here by our Bluejacket friend. Just they have, should they desire to

are acutely aware of the prob- a few don'ts prevalent in this photo, which incidentally was posed for this purpose, are} don't do so, which they feel would be
lem and determined to solve it. flip cigarette ashes Into waste baskets don't be so casual in that swivel chair or you mar end appropriate and would add to an
up making a surprise landing don't leave scissors laying around; typewriters should be bolted
effort to in
effective traffic present a unique
To ensure an to desks or tables cords from telephones or other instruments should not be hooked around
safety program, lax Navy safety radiators and across areas where someone might trip over them. and a book of matches should I fashion the history of the U. S.

officials have pondered every never be left open on the edge of an ash tray. Navy.


JAX AIR NEWS 12 April 1962

26 Officers, EM Borrow On -

Donate Blood To Don't Cash In

Donor Center GI InsuranceVeterans

The Blood Donor Center at the

Naval Hospital has reported a holding permanenttype
total of 26 officer and enlisted GI insurance should consider -
who donated blood on ..
personnel ; "f<, borrowing on the cash valueof
3 and 4. "?>;. oS:r,;,.%ti, ; ,y ,t.a"t
April 'f iaA r s : f the policy rather than cashingit
Blood donors on April 3 were: ., \ in when confronted with a financial -

David W. Harris, SA, NAS Den- ... .,..;"' emergency, according to
tal; Ruth A. Ree, DKSN, and : '!,..".;'''','''f'.',"".:{ ..'.. '. the Veterans Administration.The .

Charles W. Schemm, DK3, Dis- VA has announced that
bursing; Jerry G. Graham, HN, apparently most veteran policy-
Louis E. Padovan, HM3, G. E. holders have forgotten about the

Raborn, HN, and Douglas G. loan provision on their perma-
Seitz, HN, NAS Dispensary; LT nent type policies, which may
Charles J, Collins, Jeffrey Daw- of the desirable
Echevarria ADDED ATTRACTIONS-The Naval Air Reserve Training Unit here at NAS Jax is extremely have been one many -
H. ,
son, SA, Henry proud of both its newly crowned "Miss Fly Navy," Miss Johnnie Tanner, and recently acquired features prompting themto
AK3, Glenn D. Gill, SA JimmieL. "Fly Navy" Chrysler convertible. The convertible was presented to CAPT R. E. Elliott Jr. Com- convert their original 5-year
Gump, AK2, James S. Thompson manding Officer of the Unit, last week by the Navy League of the United Slate and will be term policies.The .
AN, Byron H. Wise, AK3 utilized; in NARTU's statewide Naval Aviator Procurement Program. The "Fly Navy" designsare
LT Charles W. Young, Sup- displayed on the convertible to remind air-minded young men of the opportunities offered by policyholder may borrowup
and the Naval Aviator Program. Miss Tanner daughter of Eddie A. Tanner. NAS Jax Passenger Trans- to 94 percent of the cash sur-
ply.Blood portation Officer, will ride in the convertible during the Annual Welcome Day Parade at Jack- render value of a permanenttype
donors on April 4 in- sonville Beach Sunday, April 15. policy with the policy remaining -
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cluded: Steven A. Craig, SR in effect, although the
Johnny W. Garrette, CSSA, DavidM. Tracing Family Tree Can protection is reduced until the
Hicks, BMSA, Elias Rivera, Classified loan is repaid. Only GI term insurance -
AN, Willie Underwood, FN, FredO.
has no loan value, saysB.
Sanders SM3, and Jimmy Be Enjoyable PastimeWhat J. Gannon, Officer-in-Charge
Sanders, SR, all from NAS Brig. FOR SALE ; of the Jacksonville VA office.
Other blood donors on April NAS Pax River-3 bdrm, cen oil heat, The six types of permanent
4, all from Operations were: kind of family do you come from? Were your ances- call or write; LCDR J. A. Gille.pte, RD
2, Box 185, Hollywood, Md., FR 32609. plans carry the loan provision.If .
of the West-
Radar tors Rock pioneers-settlers early
Caldwell AC2 Plymouth
Robert ,
Cedar Hilli-3 bdrm, 2 tile baths, the GI policy is surrenderedfor
-Air--- Traffic-------- Control Center.: Wil- signers of- the Declaration of Independence? i Fla rm CB, ocpy July 1, trans; SP 11459. the full cash value, all pro-
liam J. Graham, AA Boat House; Few people know much about grandparents towns and i Sunnybrook-3 bdrm, bath,! 7570 Mel- tection ceases forever, Gannon

Billy R. Johnston, AA, and JerryB. their grandparents and great- events and marriages is all vin Lake Road.Shore-2 bdrm, den, by explained, because the law pro-
pan gar
Miller, AA, both from Ord- grandparents except, perhaps, just fodder for, your Checking owner EV 42582.' hibits a veteran taking out GI
nance and Gunnery. their name and where they were
FOR RENT insurance again.
born. But these people-who Mill.And where can you check? Old Lake Shore-tm, furn apt, util furn, Policy loans may be repaid in
gave you life-once worked at a letters, diaries, Family Bibles, $50 EV 94275. any multiple of $5, with inter-
Saints trade, married, fought wars, fol- 5 Rm.Hae-2 bdrm, porches, garden;
All Chapel lowed the promises of fortune, photo albums might help. Are EV 8-6877. est computed on the unpaid bal-
and dreamed and changedthe there military records preservedin 2 Girl.-furn, liv rm, kit, bdrm, tile ance and due annually on the
hoped the family archives? bath, util, $45 each per mo; 3 rm gar anniversary date of the loan.
Schedules Holy world somehow! Search out church records as I apt, prl bath, $60 per mOl 1 rm, kit, prl Should the veteran die' before
The most enjoyable way is to bath $60 per mo; 3885280. I repaying the loan in full, the un-
turn part-time detective. More well. They can generally be considered : -. Unfurn Apr-reecor, 2 bdrm, elee equip
accurate. In 'most loca- kit, tile bath, $69.50 per mo; EV 92522. paid balance is deducted from
Week ServicesThe and more American families have tions, it was obligatory to main- Orange Park-2 bdrm, kit equip, $65 the policy proceeds before the
undertaken such an investigationas CO 4-9773. beneficiaries are paid.
tain such documents with pain-
Protestant Chaplain has a group pastime perfectto This/ 'n' That
announced that the following while away long winter even- staking accuracy. Wanted-car pool from Normandy Village ,F4oc'; 4Y'..'"t:; :,i' :.," "'? ..'",'wY ;,
services will be held at the All ings. It requires patience, perse- Don't expect to trace your fa- ; Sgt. Wall, EV 4-3743 or 387-6400. r .:. '?tN u. Ys..?..
Found-wire-haired Terrier, vie of Park : :
Saints Chapel during Holy Week. verance undaunted curiosity! nily back through medieval times
& believed have
King to belonged to
On Maundy Thursday, April But the fun-and rewardswillrepay and earlier, though. Surnames of Navy family EV 92342.
19 at 1900 Chaplain H. E. Waters your efforts a thousand those days were drawn from the Wanted-2 riders from vie of King &
will deliver the sermon "Jesus times over.Hunting type of work a man did .suchas Park to NAS, 0730-1600( ; L. L. Guess,
the Saviour". The Service of for information about cooper, smith, shearman, Ext. 8160.
Wanted-2 people to join car pool,
Holy Communion will also be ancestors needn't be a haphazard chandler, roof thatcher. Other Lake Forest or Rivervlew to NAS, 0730-(
observed at this evening event. affair._ Genealogy as a historical families-by the hundred-took: 1600; Ext. 244, McAninch.
On Good Friday, April 20 from science is well established their name from the town where: Loit-spin rod & reel near golf course
1200-1500 "The Seven Last most libraries have books on the they were born! lake, reward; LCDR Beyer, Ext. 8614 or

Words" will be presented. subject, and some (in Boston, On the other hand, some towns 549.

Easter Sunday services will New York, Washington, D. C., re-christened themselves for the ceased grandfather lived in At- tiYLi
begin with the traditional Sun- Chicago, Utah, Los Angeles, etc.) most popular family living there.It tleboro and was named Roger
rise observance at 0526 at the offer large collections of valu- is Wise to keep footnotes Atleigh don't jump to the
NAS Football Field. Chaplain I able records. with all the data you gather, conclusion that the first Roger
J. B. Hershberger will deliver From the Cinzano family, mas- identifying your source of in- Atleigh you track down in that
the message.At ter distillers of fine wines, suc- formation. Some hunters have town was your grandfather; you
0800 Holy Communion Ser- cessful in tracing its ancestry been misled by a similarity of need supporting evidence! A walk
vice will be held at the Chapel back to 1520, come these tips to names. For example, if. your de- through the old churchyard, or
with Chaplain Waters officiating. aid your search. review of town IN TOASTMASTER TEST-
Chaplain Waters will also deliver Begin by interviewing all the USS Bronsiein Is Grandpa's day might newspapers provide Nary Carrying Civilian the banners Toastmasten of the

the Easter message at 0930 older members of your family. valuable clues. Club 2366. Junior Teske will
and Chaplain E. W. Bryant will Don't tire them with endless New Escort There are many institutionsand vie against five other top speak
preach at the Easter Worship questions or implant the ShipNavy"Launched private genealogists who can ers in the area in the North
Service at 1100. that seek title Florida Sub-district Toastmaster *
suspicion to
help you in your search. Unfort- : Speakoff to be held at the
some unknown property as a uniately, before 1900 only 10 Seminole Hotel Saturday at
SNAFU result of your investigation! Ex- states and the District of Colum- 1900. The winner of Saturday'scontest
I ''sA plain that you are piecing together The USS Bronstein, the first bia kept complete records of the will claim" the coveted

a history of the family... of a new class of escort ships, birth, marriage, and death of "Furlined of Toastmaster Gavel emblematic in
and they will be most coopera- has been launched at the Avon- towns-people. Untrustworthy the Jacksonville supremacy area. The top

tive.No dale Shipyard, Westwego, La. census figures from last century two contestants also will compete *
bit of information is too Designed for antisubmarine may be your guide but they in the Stale contest to be
minor to be noted. Your grand- warfare, the Bronstein is the first will give you leads to follow.U. employed held in May In the in Avionics Jax. Teske Divi is

mother's long story about her escort vessel to be equipped with S. Census records date back sion of the Overhaul and Repair *
sister's marriage and subsequentmove the drone antisubmarine heli- to 1790. Department.
West might provide you copter (DASH) and the antisub- TheArchivist of the United
with a future clue to new dis- marine rocket (ASROC). States, at the National Archivesin
coveries when you're ready to Her increased ASW capabilities Washington, D. C., can direct I Rhymes of iho Times

trace that branch of lineage. include a bow-mounted long you in your search. A pamphlet o
But accept all stories told to range sonar and antisubmarine called "Is That Lineage Right, LEARN 'n-Ilg .

you with a grain of scepticism. torpedo launchers.The available :from the National Society LANGUAGE : r
Tales handed down through families Bronstein is the first of of the D.A.R., 1776 D. TVlAT OTHERS
tend to become distortedfor two ships of this class that SPEAK U
were Street, N. W.
Washington 6, D.C., TO. GET TO }
." the sake of glamor or adven- authorized in the Fiscal Year has proven helpful to many no- KNOW; ;v1s.11iEY6EEK. .
ture. Also, older people may be- 1962 shipbuilding program. vice genealogists. The Superin- THE ENDSPage"
,A 'HEREiSA NOVEL)X..GIAW confused about and The second .
come names ship, the USS Mc- tendent of Documents In Wash- :
, places. What remember of Cloy will be launched ...AI'PS
OVER LIME ICECREAM they% at Avon- ington can also advise you of B8
I their own youth parents and dale in June... printed material.

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12 April 1962 JAX AIR NEWS Pag 5




'Get The Iron Man Trophy' < 4f

Is Sportsmen's Spring CrySpring e + t

is well upon NAS Jacksonville and in the

sports circles it means only one thing-"Get the Iron Man
; .'
Trophy". PACING EACH OTHER-Tim Ashby (left), and Ed Albrecht two of the 24 swimmers try-
This is the aim of all participating intramural 1 sports- ing to cover 50 miles at the NAS indoor pool pace each other during a swim session there. The

men nn the- Station because carrying.. this trophy _home__n__ swimming challenge is a program set up by the Red Cross in an effort to help individuals to gain
positions i the winning command better health. -

on a sports throne of highest

accomplishment.But it takes hard work on Seven TeamsUndefeated BOWLING] 24 Military Civilians

the part of each player no mat- In ,
ter which command he calls
Down the bowling allies this
home. And, in most cases, this

player his must command be versatile, for ,the as mustbe Iron Softball PlayAt week leader, is the Spades American Aces with League 28 Enter 50 Mile Swim Try"Swim

wins, eight losses, and an overall
Man is not won by one accomplishment -
alone-it takes the the close of the first weekof average of 778.

majority of seven. IM Softball here at NAS, the Leading the National Leagueis stay for is giant

top of the ladder is heavy in Supply "A," holding a 25-7 and fit. swimming a
So far this Spring, VA-44, win- better
both Leagues with seven teams record and a 781 average. step
ner of last year's IM program, is going undefeated.In toward health," says the American Red Cross.
leading in the race with honors With a 23-5 standing, the Here at the NAS indoor pool,'
the American League, it'sa cards.
captured in the basketball playoffs Hornets lead the Continental the words of this slogan are being -
four-way tie in the lead spot League sporting an 821 average. Leading miler, as of last week,
strokes 24
VAP-62 is running close put to by militaryand
with VP-18, VA-44, Dispensaryand These tallies were recorded civilian who is Chuck Phillips, director of the
behind. are
VAP-62, all holding a one- following Monday night's play. taking part in a 50-mile swim. pool's training and recreational
There are two sports in pro- win no-loss record.As functions. He has 12 miles to his
feat initiated the
by organization. -
gress now-bowling and Softball, for the National League, COM-0; ComFairJax-4, VP-30-3; credit. Close behind Phillips is

and before the month is out, Jax however, NARTU has a three- VP-741.9, Admin-8; NARTIMO, I R. A. Almos of NATTU with 10

Navy sportsmen will be taking win, unblemished record, followed VU-10-2; A/C Maint-10, Hospi-, In accomplishing these 50-mile miles, followed by Ed Albrecht
I trials the swimmers four of
part in golf matches and in a by A/C Maint with two wins tal-7; VP-30-11, VP741.10; Ma- with eight and a half miles. .
which are young ladies, travel
track and field meet. The remaining and ComFairJax with one win. I Besides gaining better health
rines-17, FAW-11-10; Supply-15, the 50 meter pool as often as and those
swimming strength,
two challenges of the
Although last week was the AF 679th-3 possible, whenever they ,
VP-16-5; VP-741-5, ; who complete the 50-mile swim
season are tennis and a one-day first week of play, there were
keeping an up-to-date record in
swimming meet scheduled in the NARTU-14, VP-30-2; Admin-ll, receive from the Red Cross a
some dazzling scores run over
segments of half miles.It .
forthcoming months.It the home plates on the Station's Hospital-3; A/C Maint-8, VU-10- colorful swimming-suit insigne
takes 32 laps in the pool to badge in recognition of their
7 NARTU-5, VP-741-2; VAP-62-
) won't be until some time in diamonds. i ; establish one mile. Once three long swim.

June that the recorded tallies Following the leadoff games 19. FAW-11-5; Public Works-14, miles have been covered, the I Anyone interested in partici-

wi+!lo< begin to indicate who played on Monday, the contests FAETU-12; VP-16-3, Marines-2; swimmers try to cover at leasta pating in this unique physical

MIGHT be the 1962 Spring Iron tallied up as such; AF 679th-25, I d I and VP-18-14, Supply-12. quarter of a mile each time fitness program, is welcome to

Man winner. So, until then, the they enter the water, and, at the visit the pool from 1600-1900 on

refrain most commonly to be end of each 10-mile segment, weekdays, and from 12001800on

heard wherever sportsmen gather the swimmers receive accom- weekends and holidays.

here at Jacksonville will more

than likely be-"Get the Iron

Man Trophy". Little
$fY League Season To

Fishy Story }/, Open Officially April/ 14The

Related By :: y 1962 Navy-Jax-Ortega Little League season will

.:. : officially open at 1330 on Saturday, April 14, at the NAS
qr:1 Blue Angel Park. The event promises to be bigger and
Seabee ChiefIn Y better than ever before.

f w,:
the absence of a rod and More than three hundred Angel Park: Mondays, Wednes-

reel, he used a tool of his tradea youngsters, eight to twelve years days, Fridays and Saturdays-17-
- brick.So old, who will play in the Lea- 00 and 1915, Majors; Tuesdayand
gue, will open the festivities, and 1915
goes the fish story told by Thursday-1700 ,
Seabee Chief Builder Glenn parading onto the field in their and 'on Saturday at 0900, 1100
carried VI colorful uniforms. and 1300 Minors.
Owenby who his' talentsto ,

the NAS water's edge Mon- Accompanied by a Navy band,
The Farm League, made of
day, laying a brick'alongside the .YYVj.. a Marine Color Guard will then up
: 1 eight and nine-year-olds with:
head of an alligator Gar-liter- C F. wJ"tS raise the flag in center field, ,
S rtrytcY.i: .k limited experience, will play on
ally plastering the 54 inch scavenger setting the stage for the umpireto
Saturday mornings on fields adjacent -
.- call "play ball!".
to Blue Angel Park, beginning -
It was behind the Motor Pool A host of military and ,civilian at 0900.

that Owenby made his stunning dignitaries, headed by Rear Ad- '
throw when he saw three Gars miral Joseph M. Carson, Com- In the Farm League there will

flouncing in a shallow inlet. To ;7J FairJax-ComNabSix, and Jack- be no pitching. Instead, the ball

retrieve his 27-pound "catch" he fi hr.. sonville Mayor Haydon Burns, will be hit off a "tee', with
used a pitchfork.This have been invited to take partin each player batting once an inning -
for four innings.
the ceremonies.
is the second such fish :

taken from the Fish Camp area : / 4! Following the formalities, at
in as many weeks. Seabee Allen 1415, a four-inning game will be

Reid, EOH2, of Transportation, N played featuring the eight major IM Track, Field Meet

snagged his Gar in the back witha Ili v(K1 hl league clubs in the League, each

lure. It also measured 54 inches. : playing one inning. Session Set April 18

This year's League has eight

54 INCHES OF GAR-Chief major clubs, eight minors and 11 The final organization meetingfor

Glenn Owenby measures the farm teams, each consisting of the IM Track and Field Meet

one that didn't get away. He 15 players. Play will continue will be held in the Mainside Gymat

through July 10, with games 0930, April 19. The Field Meetis
[ the fish by using a
being played as follows at Blue scheduled to be held April 25.
brick and pitchfork.


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6 JAX AIR NEWS 12 April 1862

y st.aa Qualified Persons May

Apply For Corps SchoolInterested

in nursing and care, of the sick? If you are,
y t and possess certain other qualifications, you may be eligible

.to enter Basic Hospital Corps School, Class "A",
There are two 'Corps schools,
one located at Great Lakes, Illi-

tI1 ---- I tk Station Traffic nois, and the other at San Die-
go, Calif. Classes convene weeklyat
Great Lakes and every two
Violation RecordThe
weeks at San Diego. Wave appli-
cants are trained only at the
following is a report of
Great Lakes school.
{ motor vehicle accidents and
The school is 16 weeks exceptfor
traffic violations for the period
Naval Reserve personnel ful-

Et: ..___ --- --S---- .. April 1-7: filling a 24-months' active ser-
CPO WIVES INSTALL NEW OFFICERS-Members of the CPO Wives Club joined in a dual NUMBER OF ACCIDENTSThis vice obligation. For the Reserveit
purpose gathering at the Club on Saturday night to install the newly elected club officers for is 12 weeks.
1962 and celebrate with a dinner-dance the fourth anniversary of the club's founding. Acting as week .."..."........"......... 5
installing officer for the new club officials was Chaplain H. E. Waters (right). Officers assumingtheir Personnel interested in apply-
Total this year .........".........53
new duties were (left to right), Mesdames Violet Mltchell.proxy for Pat Coleman Board ing for the school should be a
Member Beatrice Altman, Chaplain Mary Riley, Treasurer Emma Taylor, Vice President Total through April 1961.73
Gerry Hunt. President: Marge Shimmelmann, Secretary: Doris Slebert Parlimentarian: Lucille high school graduate or the
Colberg, Board Member, and Doris Sisco, Board Member. NUMBER OF DAYS SINCE equivalent. They should have a
LAST INJURY IN MOTOR I combined GCT and ARI score of

1 VEHICLE ACCIDENT: .. ,100 100 but a maximum waiver of
Library WeekObservances VP-30 Airmen 10 points on combined GCT and
r ARI scores will be considered,
week .. .........................48 providing GCT score is no less

To Given Coveted Speeding ....................."....... 7 than 45.

Reckless Driving ................ 2 In addition, volunteers must

End April 14 Thursday, April 12 Running Stop Sign .......... 1 have 24 months voluntary active

Mainside One Two Three, Aircrew WingsFour Others .............................."....38 obligated service on the course
Military personnel, their dependents 1900 only. convening date. They must be
and guests are reminded NATTUnit Tender Is The Twenty-eight drivers ap- pay grade E-2 or E-3 and not
of the "Pro's" of Patrol
before the Traffic
that National Library Weekis Night, 1900 only. peared have successfully completed a
Squadron 30 received the
Board at the meeting
Hoodlum Priest Hearing Class "A" School.
Hospital-The ,
being observed at the Station
golden Aircrew Wings in cere-
held April 9 with dispositionof
Libraries now through Sunday, 1900 only. Also will be inter-
monies held there on April 2, cases as follows: Four lost applicants
April 14. Many special displays Friday, April 13 1962. Receiving the awards from driving and parking privileges viewed by an officer of the

have been set up for their ob- Mainside-Woman Hunt, 1900 Commander Walter W. Honour, aboard the Station for various Medical Department, when pos-

servance. only. VP-30 Commanding Officer, wereG. periods, 21 received suspended sible, to assist in determiningtheir
The program for the remainderof NATTUnit One Two Three, D. Driver, AM2; Billy R. penalties, three received warn- adeptness and positive mo-
the week is as follows: 1900 only. Wynn, AT3; Gerald A. Hartwig, ings, one was dismissed and tivation for work of this nature.
Thursday, April 12, 1830- Hospital-Tender Is The Night, and Roy C. Childs, A03. three were referred to com-
Around the World with VA-44
slides, talks and souvenirs of 1900 only. Aircrewmen must demonstrate manding officers for possible First Marine Corps
Saturday April 14 action.
outstanding proficiency during disciplinary
foreign lands visited, refresh-
ments. Mainside-The Bachelor Flat, ground and flight checks in two The National Conference on Reserves To TrainIn

Friday, April 13, 0830-2100- 1900 only. aircrew positions not normally Street and Highway Safety has
Book exhibits and Civil War NATTUnit-Woman Hunt, 1400 manned by their respective rates, recommended certain rightofway -
Puerto RicoThe
pictures in the library. 1830-2100 and 1900. and successfully complete exa- rules for vehicles; but if
Underwater photography and Hospital One Two Three, minations in aircraft recognition, you live in a community where first Marine Corps Re-

jungle travel pictures by LCDRC. 1900 only. Morse code and blinker signalingfirst other rules are in common use, serves to conduct annual field
A. Hooper, Jr., who will introduce Sunday, April 15 aid, and survival swimming, learn and follow them. All training outside the United Sta-
the world renowned au- Mainside-The Clown and The in order to qualify for the de- traffic should strictly obey the tes are scheduled to train in

thority on reptiles, Ross Allen.A Kid, 1400 and 1900. signation as Aircrewman.The speed limits officialy establish Puerto Rico this year.
display of treasures and NATTUnit-The Bachelor Flat First of the five the Tenth
many tradition of the Aircrew- ed. "STOP" means a full stop, ,
demonstration of the proper 1400 and 1900.HospitalWoman. man dates back to World WarII not merely slowing down. At Engineer Company of Portland,
handling and extraction of rat- Hunt, 1900 when he was known as a Com- the "STOP-GO" light, when Me., will conduct exercises therein
tlesnake venom will be made only. bat Aircrewman. Like his prede- the "GO" signal disappears in April.
by Ross Allen. Refreshments will Monday, April 16 cessors, the modern Aircrewmenare front of your car, your right- The other units which will follow ]-

be served. Mainside The Misfits, 1900 the "elite" of the flight crew of-way ceases. At intersections are from Youngstown, Ohio,
Saturday, April 14, 1000-2100 only. members who fly the complexP2V uncontrolled by signal or sign, Orlando, Fla., South Charleston,
Book Displays in the library. NATTUnit The Clown and "Neptune" and P5M "Mar- when two vehicles whose W. Va., and Baltimore, Md.
1500-1700-Exhibit of Civil War The Kid, 1900 only. fin." They are the acknowledgedleaders paths must cross approach the Training with Regular] Marineson
pictures with comments by Ho- Hospital The Bachelor Flat, of the aircrews who man intersection simultaneously, the island of Vieques, P. R.,
ward Wright, the last living son 1900 only. these intricate sub-hunting patrol the car coming up ON THE the reservists will assist in a
of a Confederate General. aircraft. RIGHT of the other car has wide scope of engineering acti-
Tuesday, April 17
the right-of-way. But don't vities, including work in the con-
Mainside-Thunder Road, 1900 VP-30, the Fleet Replacement contest the right-of-way. Too struction of facilities for Marine
CDR Rodgers New only. Training Squadron for the Mari- many drivers are either ignor- landing forces which use the
NATTUnit The Misfits, 1900 time Air Task Force, Atlantic, ant or careless of these safety island for landing exercises.

VP-16 SkipperCommander only. has designated only 10 Aircrew- rules. Take time to drive
Hospital-The Clown and
The since its Making is enough.
men commissioning in safely. money easy
Charles E. Rodgers Kid, 1900 only.Wedne.day.. June, 1960. What's tough is making a living.Pgg. .

.assumed command of Patrol April 18
Squadron 16 on Monday, April Mainside-Incident In The Alley -
9 at formal ceremonies held in 1900 only.NATTUnit .

the hangar area. He relieved Thunder Road,
Commander Robert G. Bagby 1900 only.

who had been squadron skipper Hospital The Misfits, 1900
since May 31, 1961. only. a>

CDR Rodgers reported to VP-
16 in June 1961 and had servedas
executive officer until assum- Assessments DueT

ing command. Employees' Mutual \

CDR Bagby will report to the Death Benefit Society has advised -
USS Constellation as Navigator.
members that Assess-

ments 184 and 185
After waiting for what seemed
due and payable by April 24.
hours, the customer buttonholed

. the head waiter. "Just as a mat- One housewife to another over
AIRCREW WINGS FOR VP-30 AIRMEN-Four VP-30 airmen hare been awarded the coveted
. ter of curiosity, he asked, "did the back fence: "I got to think-
Aircrewman wings, bringing the total such awards to be made at VP-30 sine its establishment
; the waiter who took my order ing-you know how it is when in 1960 to a total of ten. Receiving the gold wings from CDR W. W. Honour, squadron skipper,
were (left to right), G. D. Driver AM2; Gerald A. Hartwig. ATR2; Roy C. Child AO3. and Billy
: leave any family? the television is broken. R. Wynn. ATR3.