Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 26, 1962
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
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$10,000 In Prizes'' To Navy Relief Donors

Two 1962 automobiles top

the fabulous array of prizes

totaling $10,000 worth to be

given away to contributorsto
the Navy Relief Society's I

1961 Drive to be conducted

among Navy activities served Jf1K { 8

by the the Society.Jacksonville Branchof

Navy activities in Jackson- 1

ville, Green Cove Springs,

Sanford and Glynco Ga., will
be shooting at a $35,000 goal Vol. 20 No. .4 U.S. NAS Jacksonville, Fla. 26 April 1962

during the drive which begins

officially May 4 and concludes

June 6.THE -
GIVING AWAY of .. Health Campaign

prizes is designed only to !

stimulate interest in the cam- .mow .

paign and it is emphasized, -.s. s iwawwro4

say Navy Relief officials, that

donations may be made and : E Is Great Success
will be' accepted without ex- '

change for tickets should the + i
donor so desire. m ; ; Military and civilian personnel of Navy activities in the
The goal established is the : nx > Jacksonville area combined their eforts to contribute $21,679to

approximate annual expenseof the Federal Service Campaign for National Health, figures

the Jacksonville auxiliaryof released: by campaign: and health officials this week reveal.
the Society needed to care The fund raising campaign for
for the needs of Navy and National Health has exceeded all Carson, Commander Fleet Air
Jacksonville and senior officer
Marine Corps personnel and previous years by a creditable
their families during the com- margin and there are still some present in the Jacksonville area,
has lauded the efforts of all
ing year. units who have yet to turn in
To be eligible to win one of their final donations, thus indi- hands participating in the drive.

the many prizes, a person cating a jump in the total. "The generous support of all
donors is credit to the Jack-
need only to donate to the REAR ADMIRAL Joseph M. a
Navy Relief Society. The do- sonville Navy complex and to
the Navy," said the Admiral.
nation fee of 50 cents gives
the donor an opportunity to 35 New York There was no monetary goal
with all units instead driving for
claim the prizes. The more
donation tickets an individual Carrier 100 percent participation. The

receives, the more opportunity Boys concept of voluntary giving was

he. has of claiming any of stressed.No
the prizes. Visitors Here results have been announced -

THE TOP PRIZE is 1962 for the Joint Crusade
of the
Thirty-five carrier boys
Ford "Galaxie" convertible. drive, which was conducted con-
New York World Telegram are
currently with National Health.
Other top prizes include
taking advantage of their Easter
1962 Corvair "Monza" hard- Contributions to Crusade were
vacation to spend a few days
top a camping trailer dispatched directly to national
; com- G: xa.fir.:: ... visiting Navy installations in
plete with a 12 foot aluminum HEROIC HOSPITALMEN AND JERI LYNN-Pretty 11 Jacksonville this week. headquarters.THE .

cartop boat and outboard mo- year.old Jeri Lynn White posed last week for a reunion photo- The select group is being re- SEVEN HEALTH agen-
tor; and a color television set. graph with the three hospitalmen who employed their Navy cies reaping benefits from the
Forty prizes in all will be medical training to save her life on March 16 after she was warded with the Jacksonvilletrip local Navy campaign were Am-
struck by a truck near her home. The reunion came followingthe as a Jesuit of a promotional
given away on June 6. Hereis award of letters of commendation to the two NAS Jax campaign for 1,300 newspaper erican Cancer Society, National

the complete list of prizes, hospitalmen by CAPT James R. Compton NAS Commanding boys of the World Telegram.The Association for Retarded Chil-
as of this week. Officer. The quick-thinking Navymen are (left to right), EugenoH. dren, United Cerebral Palsy Association -
Ford Galaxie convertible Mishler HM1; Johnny M. Gentry. HM2 both from NAS New Yorkers arrived at Muscular Dystrophy
Jax Dispensary and Robert H. Nunn HM1 NAS Cecil Field
Imeson Airport Tuesday, April
Corvair Monza I Association National for
hardtop Society
Dispensary who has also been commended by his CO for his
Camping Trailer, with alu- part in the act. 24, at 1845. They are scheduledto Crippled Children and Adults,

minum cartop boat and out- stay at Jacksonville Naval American Heart Association, and
board motor. Air Station during their stay. National Society for Preventionof

Color television set Two NAS Corpsmen Cited For Wednesday morning the news- Blindness.

Deluxe power lawn mower boys, ranging from 14 to 16 Largest contributions came

Complete tool power shop years of age, were conductedon from Commander Fleet Air Jack-

Two automatic shotguns a tour of facilities and unitsat sonville units i encompassingsome

Three sets fishing tackle Their Aid In Saving Child's LifeThe NAS Jacksonville. Wednesday 19 separate outfits includ-

Two bicycles (one boy's, afternoon was spent at NAS ing three aircraft carriers. Dona-

one girl's) Cecil Field. tions by the carriers Saratoga,
Two sets golf clubs with saving of a life may not necessarily be in the daily An $2,000; Roosevelt,\ $2,000; and
at St.
carts (one man's, one lady's) i routine of all hospital corpsmen but such was not the case for outing Augustine was Shangri La, $1,500, helped swell
set Tomorrow has
Two air conditioners I on March 16 for Eugene H. Mishler, HM1, and Johnny M. today. the ComFairJax total to $7,195.
been aside for
Two vacuum cleaners Gentry, HM2, both from NAS Dispensary, and Robert H. ities of set the destroyer a tour tender of facil-Yellowstone NAS Jacksonville, with 21

One sterling silver tea set Nunn_,_HM1,_NAS _Cecil Field Dispensary.At at Mayport Naval Sta- units nder its banner, came up
Two bowling balls 1530 on March 16, 11 year-
tion with a healthy total of $6,128;
girl. where they will have lunch.
old Jeri White of
Two portable TV sets Lynn daughter
One Polaroid land camera kit Chief Aviation Machinst's Mate Gentry and Mishler each received The group is scheduled to depart the Overhaul and Repair Depart-
of NAS Jacksonville alone
1745.BAQ .
Letters of Commendationfrom
One portable dishwasherOne Reciprocal and Mrs. Thomas G.
transistor radio White, 5505 Arva Circle Drive, Captain James R. Comp- contributed $3,522.
struck truck ton, NAS Commanding Officer, VARIOUS SHIPS at Mayport
One barbecue wagon cooker was by a pickup
One portable stereophonicrecord while crossing Timuquana Roadin last week which read in part: Bill Gets added considerably to the till

player the Wesconnett area. Ensign "Your prompt action and pro- Quick House with $3,598, including outstanding

Ten $50 U.S. Savings Bonds. William S. Porter Jr., first on the fessional competence in admin- contributions by the destroyer
scene, from the Naval Air Tech- istering life-saving first aid and Committee NodThe tender Yellowstone, $496; destroyer -

nical Training Unit here, reported re-establishing respiration kept Perry, $467; and destroyer -
Marines Raise the heroism of the hospital corps- her alive until an ambulance revised quarters allow- Power, $402.
increase bill has been
II men through the chain of com- arrived and she could be takento ance Other contributors were NAS
Limit For given quick approval by the
Age mand resulting in Letters of the hospital. Cecil Field, $1,273; Naval Air
House Armed Services Com-
MCR CommissionThe Commendation for each man: "I personally want to extendto Technical Training Unit, $1,097;
mittee. But the Easter recess
( Minutes later Mishler, Gentry you a 'Well Done.: Your actions Fleet Air Wing Eleven, $965;
of the House will delay the
age limit for a career in with the Naval Station $579
and Nunn arrived and worked are keeping Mayport, ;
bill somewhat. After the
active duty non-corns, seek- finest' traditions of the Navy and recess and Naval Hospital, '$378.
as a three-man team and rec-
the bill must be
ing a commission in the Ma- approved by
r ognized the danger of strangu- this letter will be made a partof Other participating activitiesand
rine Corps Reserve has been the House Rules Committee
lation. They opened Jeri Lynn'smouth your official records"Nunn their contributions included:
upped to 30. The former age before going to the House
was 27. by proper use of force with the Low Pressure floor for a vote. NARTU Jax, $208; Assistant Industrial -

Applicants must be servingas and removed blood clots with Chamber at Cecil Field, which was The measure is expected to Manager's Office, $88;
their fingers which had nearly formerly located here at NAS be Marine Aviation Detachment,
the House in
E-4s or above, have a gen- passed by
eral classification test score of blocked all air intake. Jax," also received a Letter of mid-May. Then it will be NATTU, $77; Navy Recruiting,
Due their Commendation from CAPT Tho- Naval and Marine
to fast-thinking her- $42; Corps
taken for
120 or higher and a standardscore up consideration by
of 120 or higher in aptitude oic action, employing their med- mas W. Hopkins, N A S Cecil the Senate Armed Services Reserve Training Center, $18;
area tests. ical know-how, the three Navy- Field Commanding Officer, for Committee. and Marine Air Reserve Train-
men saved the life of the young his part in the heroic act. ing Detachment, $13.

26 April 1962
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NAS, Jacksonville '
CAPT J. R. Compton Commanding Officer ::
CDR Walter J. Scrub Executive Officer
Fleet Air Jacksonville NAB 6ND
RADM Jouph M. Canon Commander
CAPT VIncent Casey __ Chief of Staff
Fleet Air Wing Eleven
CAPT Gilbert J. Frauenhelm ______CommanderCAPT
Andrew H. Cowart Chief Staff Officer
Naval Air Technical Training Unit
CAPT Hartsel D. Allen .Commanding Officer
CDR Eugene F. Verdery Executive Officer
Naval Hospital
CAPT J. M. Hanner Commanding Officer
CAPT Stephen H. Tollnu Executive Officer
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit
CAPT Ralph E. Elliott, Jr. Commanding Officer
CDR William M. Miller Executive Officer .
.,,tSSWU* *M> **> -
rmx-5K W &&& a *
< u* 'vv.x
Jacktonville, Florida at
Printed comrrmjlcally with appropriated funds In HALF.DOZEN-The stork put in some overtime within ia four-day
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July CHEAPER BY THE bringing twin bundles of joy to ADJ I Marion and Shirley
1958. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air period at the Naval Hospital recently Parrish and Marine SGT and Mrs. Jack Deremer. Shown here
Jacksonville, Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing Price; LCDR and Mrs. William the Price's twin boys, born April 13; Mrs. Parrish holdIng -
II, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U.S. Naval Hospital. are Nurse Eleanor McCarthie holding
with born
born 15, and Mrs. Deremer her two daughters April IB.
her twin daughters,
CDR Alex N. Mclnnls, Jr. Service Information Officer April
Parrish is with VF-13 on board the USS
Price is member of VP-74I here at NAS; LCDR
Andrew H. Planey ___ Assistant Service Information Officer a at NATTU. According to hospital
La and SGT Deremer is serving with AO-B
News Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb Staff-Mae Spencer JO1; Marc
have been born there
% three sets so
records, this is the first time in recent that
J01; Sandy Martinson, JOSN, Photographer, Joy Moreau, PH2.
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and International close together.
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 Commissar/men BuSandA Chief Outlines Supply
unless otherwise credited, are official U.S. Navy Photographs.
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone
extensions 8164, 656, 272 or 216.
Hold General Management Techniques HereThe

Law Day Marks Mess SeminarA Navy Supply System with improved management

techniques and controls is providing daily, around the world,

General Mess Seminar for the flexible and highly responsive logistic support requiredby
and the new nuclear Navy.
global seapower
commissarymen of the Jax area

was held yesterday, April 25, That was the picture paintedby

Legacy Of Freedom"Let here at Galley 3. Activities par- Station Traffic I Rear Admiral John W. Crum-

ticipating included NAS Jax, NS packer, Chief, Bureau of Suppliesand

Mayport, Naval Hospital, and Violation RecordThe Accounts, in his address to

NAS Sanford. members of Jacksonville
reverence of the law become the political religionof following is a report of Chap-

the nation." The words are those of Abraham Lincoln, CAPT John D. Sullivan, NAS motor vehicle accidents and ter 40 of the Armed Forces Man-
Association Thurs-
spoken a century ago when he had no Law Day to celebratethe Supply Officer, delivered the traffic violations for the per- agement last

liberties we enjoy and reaffirm our devotion to the sys- opening remarks at the morning iod April 15-22: day at the Officers Club here.

tem of reason and justice that makes them possible.On session. LCDR L. E. Sutherland, NUMBER OF ACCIDENTSThis Admiral Crumpacker, who

May 1, as in past years, Soviet Russia will parade her Commissary Division Officer, de- week ............................ 8 guides the $5 billion operation of
military might through Red Square, and as always it will be an
Total through April 22 ....67
livered an address on "What'sNew an agency that stocks 1,200,000
impressive show. Yet our observance of Law Day on the same
date will be, on another plane, more impressive still. For we will In Food Service. Total through April 1961 73 items, said the Bureau's management
be paying tribute to the legal structure of our land which assuresus NUMBER OF DAYS SINCE system has improved immensely -
the liberties and opportunities laid down in the Bill of Rightsof During the remainder of the LAST MOTOR VEHICLE over the past few years.In .
the Constitution.Yes session L. D. Roberts CSCM ACCIDENT INJURY 5
fact he said it's ..revolutionary -
we are fortunate. Our law is not a club over our headsor
a whip on our backs. Our courts are impartial, our rights are presented a discussion on vege- NUMBER OF VIOLATIONSThis paper work process, has already -

inviolable. Any man in public life who would curtail them sooneror table and salad preparation and week ..................... .35 been adopted by many of

later finds the majority of the people against him-because what egg and griddle cake cookery; L. Speeding ...---.-...-..... ..-10 the nation's top industrial firms.

he proposes is "against the law." And for that reason, inherent in J. Revord, CSCM, discussed cake, Reckless Driving ................ 3 The Bureau handles 400,000 items
our repudiate
We are a we nation that has produced great jurists such as Oliver pastry and sweet dough pro- Running Stop Sign ............ 3 directly related to the support of

Wendell Holmes in the last century and the late Learned Hand in ducts, and R. A. Hebert, CSCM, Others ......................... .19 aircraft, he brought out.
our own time-men of rocklike integrity and broad learning, men gave some pointers on meat Forty-two drivers appeared
dedicated to the lofty ideals of Justice and equality. They person- cookery.The before the Traffic Hearing The key to the whole opera-
ify for us the nobility of our law. '
Board tion, the Admiral emphasized,
on April 23 with dis-
Such law is unknown in Soviet Russia and Red China and purpose of the seminar
their slave satellites. Human rights there are a travesty of the was position of cases as follows: was application of sound man-
to create interest in high
privileges our own law guarantees us. Courts are rigged, judges are Nineteen lost driving and agement techniques. The training -
corrupted to serve only as puppets to further the ends of the state. quality food preparation and parking privileges aboard the of management engineers to
The ordinary citizen is a pawn'under "law" as pliable as putty. show through displays some of all
Station effectively the is
His rights are non-existent; he can be worked, exploited, dis- the finer techniques of cookingand for various periods, run program
possessed and jailed at will. baking. eight were assigned to reme- essential, he pointed out. The

So Law Day reminds us that the great canopy of our systemof dial driving courses, six received management engineer, he stressed -

justice shelters us against despotism every day of the year. In The seminar concluded with a suspended penalties, is no special breed. "Thereis
President Kennedy's words it "underlies whole social
our econo-
mic and governmental structure." No individual, no group, no steak dinner prepared by NAS three were given warnings, no secret potion that you mix
institution is immune to it or above it. Jax commissarymen. two were dismissed and two to make a successful management -

were referred to commanding technician. He is the result -

officers for possible disciplinary of training and more train-

action. ing", he said.

The chief cause of accidental
4 NN The Bureau's management pro.
among children is the
gram revolves around two main
motor vehicle. Drive
safely elements, according to the BuS-
yourself, and teach traffic
andA chief. These are manage
precautions to your children.
ment people and the automation
on all city streets at
moderate of all the efforts and accomplishment
speed. Watch
care- hu-
fully for children. Keep brakes performed by

and tires in condition to stop mans.

7e quickly. Park off the street, if The by-product of the Bu

possible. A car parked at the reau's management program Admiral

j curb may obscure the view Crumpacker revealed "II "v
3 of children and be I and
z? a contri- continued good performance
buting cause of accident. I
9 x .O.ay.9 ,a Use efficiency.
I the utmost care in backing
+ 2 and turning.

;r. Instruct children never to I Rhymes of the Times

4 Y I Play in the street. Explain to

,. II them the need for looking both KEEP YOUR

+ ways before starting across FIGURE, Y
any street or car track, and J KEEP IN i
always to wait until the TRIM I xNEEDS
NEW SERVICE STATION BEGUN-Ground was broken on Monday at the corner of Alleg? is entirely clear before way THE NATION
heny and Birmingham streets here to begin construction of a new "express type" gas and oil ping off the step-
station which will help to expedite Navy Exchange service station service. Present for the ground curb. Talk about YOU I
.breaking were (left to right), CDR J. L. DeLany Navy Exchange Officer George Atchley who traffic dangers at home before SHARP I11
will manage the new station as well as the present one, and H. D. Rutledge, Staff Assistant for the children; help them to be- AND SUM.1Page
the Exchange. Tha new service station expected to be completed by July I, will handle only come safety conscious. .,4g""
gasoline and oil. No mechanical work lubrication. washing or accessory sales will be done. o.

i M. 1 1I

2 26 April 1962 TAX AIR NEWS Page 3

, A 1,091 Accident-Free Years

I II I Denoted By O&R AwardsPresentation

Jv j
L 4A : : of safety awards for industrial accident

j I prevention to 24 supervisors of branches in the Overhauland

Repair Department, which earned them for the calen-

dar year 1961, last week accounted for a total of 1,091 yearsof

accident-free operation.In .
making the awards Captain
i Robert II. Fagan, O&R Officer, work as hard to live as we do to

I noted that three of the group make a living," he said.

I had amassed 16 years each in CAPT Fagan praised the group

which no member of the operat- highly for their accomplishment,

J ing personnel which they super- along with safety committeemenwho

,. vise had suffered a work dis- have worked to keep acci-
., } ,..,' ff < abling injury. The three, Wil- dents and injuries to a minimum.

1,091 YEARS OF SAFETY-Safety awards representing 1.091 years of industrial accident liam B. Myrick, James S. Flem- In conclusion, he stated that although -
prevention were presented to 24 supervisors of branches in the O&R Department last week by ing and Homer B. Willimas, are he was proud of the record -
CAPT Robert H. Fagan O&R Officer. They were (left to right, back row), Douglas King. GeorgeJ. said to still be going strong.In attained, that this is no
Randall, James L. Fleming, James E. Morton Jack Bedenbaugh Bob Schaff, W. T. Moody
Fred Bedenbaugh and Jerome Powell: (cenfer row), William Purcell Walter Stancil, Louis Lag- reporting the awards, the time for complacency no timeto
rande, William Myrick, Jack Saperow, W. W. Jarman Roy C. Smith Rueben Copeland Harry NAS Safety Superintendent, rest on past accomplishments
Jarrard, and CAPT Fagan: (front row, kneeling) LCDR R. L. Martin. CDR A. R. Woolridge, Rex Charles Able, noted that all departments but rather a time to strive for
Whiddon-_.- Charles Hart. W. B. Howard Louis B. St. Petrie. Charles Fields and Jack Freeman. of NAS Jax have even greater ones.

shown considerable improvementfor

Order the first quarter of 1962 over I

Employee-Management M'O'V'II [ .S also the same pointed period out during that reductionof 1961. He BuPers Drops

I injuries docs not come about

Of President Being QuotedEditor's Thursday, April 26 by chance. "Each one of us must Two SO Rales;

1 Mainside Night Creatures,
s ( Note: This Is the fifth in a series, quoting Executive 1900 only. GI Home Loans
Cooperation in the Federal Establishes AXThe
Order 10988, "Employee-Management NATTUnit Saintly Sinners,
ltd Service," for the information of all NAS employees. The following 1900 only.

d, portion begins with Section 9.) Hospital-Teachers Pet, 1900 Expire July 25 Bureau of Naval Person-

Section 9. Solicitation of mem- hours of the employee organization only. nel has announced that two so-

bership, dues, or other internal representatives involved in Friday. April 27 For Some Vels narman service ratings will soon
,'d organization business such negotiations. be eliminated from the enlisted
1- Mainside-13 West Street, 1900 Many World War II veteransof rating structure.
shall be conducted during the
Section 10. No later than July only.
es Florida who have not yet
non-duty hours of the employees 1, 1962, the head of each agency NATTUnit Night Creatures, One sonarman rating will be
to used their GI home loan rights
concerned. Officially requestedor
shall issue appropriate policies, 1900 only. replaced by the new aviation
were reminded today by B. J.
p1- approved consultations and rules and regulations for the Hospital-Saintly Sinners, 1900 anti-submarine warfare techni-
Gannon of the Jacksonville VA
- meetings between management implementation of this order, including only. cian service rating (ATS) deal-
S- office that July 25, 1962, will be
officials and representatives of
: A clear statement of 28 ing with ASW equipment.
Saturday April the first termination date of eli-
recognized employee organiza- the rights of its employees un- Takes A The service rating of sonar
Mainside-Lady -
gibility and might apply to
O tions shall, whenever practicable, der the order; policies and pro- 1900 only.NATTUnit man (oceanographer) will be
of be conducted on official time, but cedures with respect to recogni- 13 West Street. them. dropped on May 1. All personnelin
any agency may require that Veterans discharged In or before below
10 tion of employee organizations; 1400 and 1900. pay grades E-5 and
negotiations with an employee June 1944 would do well,
'" procedures for determining appropriate Hospital Night Creatures, now classified as SOOs will become -
organization which has been ac- employee units; poli- 1900 I he said, to check into the ter- sonarmen (surface), or
t.S.. corded exclusive recognition be cies and practices regarding con- mination date of their eligibilityfor SOGs on that date. If any of
conducted during the non-duty Sunday, April 29 a guaranteed or insured loan
- sultation with representatives of these men can not meet the
11 employees organizations, other Mainside-Cape Fear, 1400 and for a home, farm, business or direct hearing requirements of the

1of organizations and individual em- 1900. home loan. SOG rating, they will be recom-
NATTUnit Takes A
Donor Center -
..s.11S. ployees; and policies with respect Flyer, 1400 and 1900. Until a new law was passed mended for change to another
to the use of agency facili- last year, establishing a phase- critical rating.
West Street 1900
of Given BloodThe ties by employee organizations. Hospital-13 out eligibility formula, July 25,
only. 1962 the cut-off date for The other sonarman service
Insofar as may be practicableand was
appropriate, agencies shall Monday, April 30 eligibility of ALL World War III rating, sonarman (airborne), will
Blood Donor Center at the Mainside-Mantrap, 1900 only. not be disestablished until later
,1'd- consult with representatives of veterans. The new law granted
Naval Hospital has reported a NATTUnit Fear 1900 this probably in Au-
employee organizations in the Cape veterans an extension of 10 summer,
total of 16 enlisted men who do- only. gust at which time the AX gene-
from the date of dischargefrom
: formulation of these policies, years
:1n nated blood there on April 13 rules and regulations. Hospital-Lady Takes A Flyer, the last period of wartime ral rating will be established.The .
nto and April 17.Donating .
1900 only.
service, plus an additional year first advancement within
111 blood on April 13 Tuesday May 1 of eligibility for each three the AX rating will be made from

he were Robert J. Bange, HM2; Mainside-Snipers Ridge, 1900 months of active wartime ser- the February 1963 examinations.

s- Efren Rosado, HN; Theodore E. II hkAaVkkI only. vice.Under
re Dittenber, HN; Rodney L. Scott, NATTUnit Mantrap, 1900 no circumstances maya

ixe HA, and Dupont P. Smith, HM1, only. World War II veteran be eli- NATTU HonormenSGT
all from the Naval Hospital. Corner 1 Hospital Cape Fear, 1900 gible for GI loan rights after

only. July 25, 1967. The new law pro-
en Blood Donors on April 17 were C. A. Probus, AE-A
Wednesday, May 2 vides that eligibility for a Korea
A2CL Homer F. Meadows; A2CL Navy Wives Club 86 held its Mainside-Light In The Piazzi, veteran will not terminate, in' School89.62.John .

Vance A. Mendenhall, and A3CL business meeting April 18 at the 1900 only. any case, prior to January 31, W. Krkal, AA, AO-A

0- John W. Willer, all from Air Dewey Park Clubhouse during NATTUnit Snipers Ridge, 1965. Eligibility of a Korea School-87.30.

in Force 679th ACW Squadron, and which Mrs. William Kraus announced 1900 only. veteran may not extend beyond Tannis R. Watson, A02, AO-B

s- Steve A. Elliston, ADR3, and that there would be a Hospital-Mantrap, 1900 only January 31, 1975. School-86.15.
e. Ronald M. Skeldon, both from Coffee held there on April 26 at

a- Aircraft Maintenance.Also 0930 to pack souvenir bags for

Ir" the Southeast Regional Conven-
donating blood on April
u- 4y
17 were Lafayette G. Barnett, tion.The
AA; Glenn A. Campbell, AA; Regional Convention is
Joseph C. Coppers, AN; CalvinE. scheduled to be held in Jackson-

ud dI Green, ADJ1; Millard E. Is- ville May 6-9 with Club 86 act-
and I bell, AA, and Delmar C. John- ing as host. Mrs. W. W. WagnerIs

son, AA, 'all from Overhaul and the club's Convention Chair- .

Repair Department. man with Mrs. W. F. Everoski ,

serving as co-chairman. Dele- ( ". ,,"\
; tr
gates to the Convention from .' ,,, -> ,

] } Rhyme of the Times [ the club are Mesdames Joseph $ >" ''.'.'..fI.f1..vY' \ .... .,.. ...,.. .
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William Kraus Bill *
Hagan, )
t, A..t "" < i
1 L '"
: Rhodes and Lou Driscoll. '. a' #''1 ,. >." : ,7fr'f 1".." ..: ,. ... ..'''.' 'J !
xt ., t < ;;:
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JI POESY ; ,. ,;;; "" <: 1.l.J' ., \:\ ,..
; ;: ;L
Mrs W R. Fugate and Mrs. ,< .. ; .1
C' ..:.. ..1 a ,.> '1 .
0" "r .
> < ; > .
A GRN ,;.A. M. King were sworn in as new '"r'.---'A ; :: > ,1IIat.f_ 'f!<.s l.
RSEn members of the club during the FAA HOSTED BY NAS JAX-Nine Federal Aviation Agency officials were hosted at a
meeting and ft was announcedthat luncheon here at the Officers Club on Friday. April 20 by NAS Jax. CAPT James R. Compton.
HELP 1(11r the next business meetingof NAS Commanding Officer, headed the Station military representatives attending the luncheon
"rn I NG5 which served the dual purpose of introducing Ray Keeley, new FAA Area Coordinator, with
I AND COULD / the club will be May 2 at the local military representatives and to foster better working relations between the FAA and the
, gE WOr<5E'. :: : :::: ::; Clubhouse. National Officers will Navy. Each FAA representative explained to the group the responsibilities of his particular FAA
...Agm.AFPS be nominated at that meeting. operation informally for the information of all.III .


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L month of April is birthday month for the Jax Air Classified ads, which may only include houses, apartmentsand y

>fC \ News. The first issue of its first volume was published on trailers for rent or dale, items seeking or offering rides to and

: April'1 1, 1943, making this the beginning of its twentieth from work or leave, and duty station swap offers must be broughtin

year of publication.The to the office or mailed to reach the office by the Tuesday deadline -
a. r rIk format of the paper at that time was much the same as it also. Ads will not be accepted over the phone, however, re--
I). ... is today, however, the news content was quite different.. Articles quests to repeat an ad already appearing will be accepted by phone. &

JOB BOUND -Joy Moreau then contained much information on World War II, its heroes, bat- ; Y..3.r.
,"<;;,:, '_: PH2 photographer for the Jax and entertainment programs for personnel After all news articles have been processed by the editor and .
: : Air News, is caught by a fellow tie engagements special staff and sent to the printer to set in type, headlines for each item t
c:>\ .. ,. photog as she leaves the office here at NAS Jax at that time. must be written, outlines for pictures written, and page layouts a + ;.

PLANNING SESSION-Special articles or editions of the for one of her numerous for jobs the Captain Stanley J.. Michael was commanding officer of the made to show the printer where each will appear on the pages of Li>r

Jax Air News often brings the editor Art Slocumb (right), and Air daily.News Her photography is a full-time fob, Station at the time the first issue appeared.With he paper. PULLING A "GALLEY PROOF"-E. J. Boutte (Ileft1), compositor, and Marc Whetstone, JOl,
Andy Planey, Assistant Service Information Officer, togetherto coupled with coverage of other many NAS military and civilian personnel apparently pull a "galley proof" of a made up page for proofreading. The proof will be checked with news
discuss needed or desired effects or problems. Here they special events and public in. unaware of how the Air News, their newspaper, is published, it was During the time that reporters are gathering the news storiesor copy for errors and then returned to the linotype operator for corrections to be set. After correc-
the the tions are set and put into the form in place of the type containing errors, another proof is
formation-public relations ac paper, photographer is busily engaged in taking the page
of its twentieth
select the actual photos and check the article which appear on tivity. All photos for this feature felt that on the occasion of the beginning year of hotographs that will made to check and insure that all corrections have been made and no other errors appear.
) their
these pages to represent the dayto-day operations of the Jax except this one, were publication it would be appropriate to pass along information on accompany stories or appear separatelyn
each week's edition. The facilities of the Fleet Air Photo Lab
Air News. taken by her. and pictures of the operation for their enlightenment. Most per.
it is due for distribution each lere are utlizied in developing and printing the photos which are
sonnel are only aware that Thursday,
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.u.uu hen sent to civilian v) 1
giving no thought to the many and varied processes it has been a engraver who makes zinc engravings usedn I

through to arrive at their offices. printing them in'the paper.

During the past 19 years the Air News has had several editors, Each Wednesday is "print shop day" for the staff, when theyo t o s '"

a staff personnel too numerous to name here, and occupied office to Van Norren's and assist the compositor and makeup mann ;; .

space at several different places about the Station. The only person putting the paper to bed." There the type is placed in forms

currently here at NAS, who can claim to be one of the "old ccording to the layout sheets, along with the photos, according to

timers" is Andrew Planey, one of its former editors who is, the ccepted newspaper rules. After the page makeup is completed, a I t

':: Assistant Service Information for NAS and is still immediate alley proof of the pages is made and the proofreading for error

supervisor' for present Air News operations. Planey, who was rocess begins.

known as "Mr. Air News" for years, served as editor of the paper, ; :' 4 yay elv3y. ,
When all
errors found by each of tho staff reading the pages >
with collateral duties as assistant information officer from Novem--
ave been marked on the page proofs, they are returned to the
I ber 1948 until 1957 when of information office duties
t .> '. 4QMs pressure inotype operator who then sets corrections to be inserted in their -
v.wt v.
forced him to give the fulltime editorship.The .
up )lace. After corrections are inserted, a second ''proof is pulled so ,
paper for several years was under the direct supervisionof hat further checks may be made to see that they have been made ,

NAS Special Services, occupying space with that department.In nd that another was not made in the process. Errors are often .6- .
1950 it was transferred to and became an integral part of the lade in other words in the line which the error appeared since k

NAS Service Information Office, presently headed by Commander he entire line has to be set to make the correction. When it ap- .

Alex N.. McInnis. ears that all errors have been corrected, and only then, the edi- J N

Currently the paper is edited by Art Slocumb with membersof or gives his O.K. .- .- N. .-1

wt to wY ? as his staff including Mae Spencer JO1, Marc Whetstone, JO1. Joy This final O.K. then starts the printers'' many actions to have THE PRESS RUN BEGINS-Bob Thomas, (left), pressman) Art Slocumb, editor and Marc
Moreau, PH2, and Sandy Martinson, JOSN. Its offices are located he 7,500 copies of the paper printed, folded, inside pages inserted Whetstone, JOI, check copies on the press as the run is begun. Some 7,500 copies, of the Air Newsare
in Room 230, Bldg. 1, where all business except actual make-up and 'rted into bundles printed on this Babcock cylinder press each week.FOLDING .
k .xa ,,4 containing a certain number of copies, labeled
f 7 printing of the paper is accomplished. Printing is done by Van r nd delivered to the Air News office by 1200 on Thursday.The tt. .> ,... :';',;::
Norren Printers Inc. 4505 Lexington Ave., Jacksonville, under
contract. great majority of the 7,500, copies go into Guard Mail on
rrival at the Station which delivers them to the various units
Organization of the paper is similar to that of a civilian news-
1 paper with the main difference being that each of the staff must bout the Station. Some 250 copies are mailed to that number of
perform more than one job. >ther service publications on an exchange basis by members of s

:, sa, The editorial processes of the paper are the responsibility of he Air News staff. Envelopes are also prepared and copies sent to a

the editor and his staff and each week the reporters scour the ''TAS Jax-based units deployed.At .
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Station for news items !and prepare their articles from the infor this point in the publication process the cycle is completedn vJ,((5 ,
TYPE SETTING CONFERENCE-Art Slocumb Jax Air News Editor, (right), and Jerry Esta- mation obtained according to regular newspaper and Jax Air News the never-ending circle because reporters and the photographer :

brook, linotype operator and shop foreman, at Van Norren's, discuss a type setting problem duringthe style. Many articles and photos are also submitted by squadronand lave already been covering assignments for the paper for the folowing :? i /
makeup of editon. All for the must be set in on the linotype machine be. ? 1
an type paper type unit PIOs. These may be used as written, edited, or rewrittento week. \ ,
fore it can be placed in forms and made ready for a press run. conform either to style or space requirements.All .
In closing, members of the staff were unanimous in their desireo
news copy, articles, classified ads and photos for inclusionin
convey only one point to all military and civilian personnel aboardhe
the Air News must be sent to arrive by the deadline times established -
Station-"Its your paper! Why not support it by letting its
by the paper. Photos must reach the office on Mondayof
staffers be the first to know of in "
a newsworthy event your area.?
each week before ,
publication the following Thursday. Likewise

all written material should arrive by 1200 each Tuesday to meet I iw 9
the editing deadline.
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through the folding machine as one of the final steps in getting the paper ready for distribution
k' a s'S' after printing is completed. The inside pages of the paper are inserted by hand by members of
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(deft), and Mae Spencer J01. check page proofs with news _

THE "STONE"-E. J. Boutte, compositor; Art Slocumb, editor: Mae Spencer, JO1, and copy to see that no errors have been, made. Each and page transposi is checked ,, : .
in punctuation
carefully for errors spelling '
Marc Whetstone, JO1, (left to right), work around the "stone" (makeup table) in preparing the SETTING EADLINES-E. J. compositor, hand- lion of lines, words or letters. Also, certain mistakes in typography : __, ;;Jf
page forms. Boutte and Slocumb work out a problem in final makeup of a page while Spencer LudEL"Vf* the headlines used in the Sax A&& News from such as wrong font type (type, different than the regular DELIVERY-Robert Mills. (left), driver for Van Norren, delivers the completed and packaged
places type in the page form and Whetstone "ties up" a page that has been OJCd. for make ready type About! half of the heads each week are set in body type) and incorrect spacing are checked. The pages papers to the Jax Air News office in the Administration Building Bldg. 1 1. each Thursday about
that ,
manner with the other half the linotype 93 back to the linotype operator for corrections when they 1200. Here Marc Whetstone JO1 helps him unload the truck, placing the copies in the Guard
being set on
? Mail and the Air News office.r .
and printing. machine, using other type famine finish proofreading. ,",.



JAX AIR NEWS 26 April 1962


K 4h. s LTJG Ames Is


First VP-30


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Award WinnerLieutenant

Junior Grade Albert -

M. Ames became the first

graduate of Patrol Squadron 30's ; .

replacement antisubmarine war-' : :

fare training to receive the new-

ly instituted "Honorman" plaque 1
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4 4: ,. during ceremonies on Friday,

April 20.LTJG ; .: I

Ames was selected from VA-44 HONORMEN-"Bluejacket} of the Month" and "Out-
among the thirty-eight replace- standing Plane Captain of the Month" honors have been awarded

ment officers of Class 1-62, the to E. L. Grove YN2, (right), and J. L. Peters, ADR3, respec-
largest ever to train at VP-30, tively by VA44. Grove was commended for his loyalty to the
Navy and -VA-44, military courtesy, motivation, and adapta-
committee of officers
by a bility while serving as Petty Officer In Charge of I&E. Peters
FIRST HONORMAN AWARD LTJG Albert M. Ames headed by Commander James L. was cited while serving as a plane captain on the AD line.
(left), has been awarded the first "Honorman" award to be Ball, class leader. His selectionwas He was commended for his willingness to apply himself whole
given a graduate designated as such upon completion of the
task and for Both
heartedly to assigned reliability. were
replacement antisubmarine warfare training at VP30. The based on flight grades, examination any
lauded for military bearing and
award was made at graduation ceremonies for Class 1.62 on grades, and officer- appearance.
Friday April 20 by CDR W. W. Honour (right), squadron like qualities.CDR .
skipper. Observing the ceremony is CDR James L. Ball (center), VA Cautions (Gis To Review
.class leader who headed the committee which selected Ames for W. W. Honour, VP-30
the honor. .
skipper, presented the award

which will now be awarded an Insurance BeneficiariesThousands

"honorman" of each succeedingclass.

CIVIL SERVICE of veterans are neglecting to keep uptodatetheir

r of for their GI insurance
While training with the Pro'sof listing a beneficiary

VP-30, Class 1-62 flew over proceeds, says B. J. Gannon, Officer-in-Charge of the Jack-

News In ReviewEditor's 1,700 hours in advanced all wea- sonville VA Office.
Because of this failure to keep
ther ASW training and logged
the VA informed of changes necessary -
NATTUnit CPOCommended
( Note: Due to the many inquires being received from more than 1,300 landings in the to reflect the births,
P2V "Neptune" patrol plane and
employees and others about the President's proposal for salary reform the P5M "Marlin" seaplane. marriages, deaths or divorces For
that occur over the ;years, their

the Civil Service Commission has prepared the following LTJG Ames will report soon insurance proceeds may not be

for duty with VP-18, another paid to the individual nor in the Savings ProgramInauguration
questions and answers about the background and effect of the
the veteran would wish.
Jax-based squadron, for duty. manner I
of for
prpposal.: ) The VA must pay the proceedsof a program
I, ,Ij use of overage material for
the insurance policy to the
j j Q. Does the pay reform bill continue to provide longevity ground training purposes has
beneficiary designated by the
rates; ? resulted in an instructor in the
veteran himself.
Aviation Electrician's Mate Class
A. Yes, in effect, although they are not so named. Instead of Changes in family status cause "A" School at the Naval Air
seven step rates to the top of the grade in GS-1 through GS-10 and designations made years ago to
LADDERWith Technical Training Unit here
then three longevity steps, for example, the proposal is to have 10 be out of harmony with the vet- commended H.
being by Captain
regular step rates. This would eliminate the requirement for 10 eran's present wishes.
D. Allen, NATTU Commanding
years in grade in order to be entitled to the first longevity step, a CivilianiThe But, Gannon pointed out, the Officer.

provision that causes inequities to employees who, on promotion, VA has no alternative but to
intermediate the insurance T. L. Bolin, AECS, was com-
enter a grade at an step. pay proceeds to
following 16 NAS Jack- the beneficiary of record in the mended in ceremonies last week
Q. Would a minimum raise be provided for an employee who sonville civilian employees have VA files. for his part in inaugurating the

is promoted from one grade to another? been promoted in accordancewith program.
According to a recent
the Station's Merit Promo- samp- Bolin's commendation read in
A. Yes. His salary would be increased an amount that was at ling, he went on, in which the
tion Program: part: "his has lessenedthe
least the equivalent of two steps of the grade from which he was VA asked a group of veterans if program
need for requisitioning overhauled -
promoted. Promoted at the Overhaul and they wished to change benefi-

Repair Department were: DavidA. ciary or payment method operationally ready

Q. What is the size of the step increases? Moed, Aircraft Mechanic, Mo- brought six out of ten affirma- material and has enhanced the
preservation of lesson materialin
tor to Inspector, Aircraft En- tive replies from those return-
A. They would range from $105 per year in grades GS-1 and gines; James D. Bennett and ing the questionnaire.He the Technical Training Com-

2 to $610 in grade GS-17 in 1963. Grades GS-18, GS-19, and GS- William H. Loznicka Jr., both strongly urged all veterans mand.
20 have "Chief Bolin's suggestion has
single rate.
from Machinist to Toolmaker; holding GI policies to make cer-
resulted in sizable savings in
Van A. Butts Jr. Instrument
tain that
up-to-date beneficiary
Q. In converting a General Schedule employee to the new procurement, cost. His ingenuityand
scale, how would it be determined what Mechanic, General to Inspector, designations and payment me-
pay step he will be in? effective application of con-
Aircraft Instruments; William E. thods are on file with the VA.
servation practices are in keep-
A. He will go to the corresponding step. For instance, if he is Bynum, Toolmaker to Leadingman ing with the highest standardsof

in the fourth stepof GS-5, he will go in the fourth step of the Machinist; Raymond V. Men may be smarter than wo- the United States Navy."
GS-5. Geiger, Helper Metalsmith, Avi-
new men, but you never hear of a The commendation will become -
ation to Inspector, Aircraft Air-
woman marrying a dumb man of Bolin's
a permanent part
Q. What if he is in
a longeviity
step frames; Ralph K. Joura, Metal- just because of his shape. Service Record.

smith, Aviation to Inspector, Air-
A. The longevity steps, which follow the regular seven stepsin
craft Airframes; Paul J. Mahla,
most grades, may be numbered 8, 9, and 10 for convenience. In
Mechanical Engineer, Industrial
those grades, a person in the first longevity step would go to step
Equipment, GS-11 to Supervisory
8, a person in the second would go to step 9, etc.
Mechanic Engineer Indus-

Q. How about employees who have been in the seventh step trial Equipment, GS-12; Fred W. {x

of the grade for a long time but who were prevented from getting Melton, Electrician, Aircraft to

longevity rates because they had been in the grade for less than 10 Inspector, Aircraft Electrical Sys-
years? tems; and Ermajean B. Snow- i

berger, Supervisory Employee- : !

A. They would be converted to the corresponding step, and Management Relations Assistant,

then their time in the 7th step would be applied toward the time, GS-7 to Supervisory Placementand

requirement for the next step. For example, a person who had Employee-Management Re- s4r

f served four years in the top (seventh) step of GS-5 would be put lations Assistant, GS-8.

in the 7th step of the new grade 5, then moved to the 8th becausehe Public Works Department pro- ,, '

had served the three-year service requirement for that step. moted Edward Clary from Main- ,, pt

However, the extra year would not count toward his three years tenance Scheduler to Leadingman -

for moving up to the 9th step. Carpenter.

Q. How about employees in grades GS-11 to 15-grades that Promoted at Supply Depart- }

had fewer than 10 steps proposed? ment were Marie A. Devine, -

Clerk-Typist, GS-3 to Military

A. Take GS-11 as an example. This is a grade that has six Pay Clerk, Typing, GS-4; and AWARD FOR ECONOMY IDEA-T. L. Bolin. AECS (left),
regular steps and three longevity steps. In this case you would Rosie A. Helow, Supervisory Ac- has been commended by CAPT H. D. Allen NATTU CommandIng -

I number the longevity steps 7, 8 and 9 for purposes of the convers- counting Tecljiician, GS-7 to Officer, for his suggestion to use overage materials for
ground training purposes. His suggestion has been adopted
ion. same, GS-9. throughout the Naval Air Training Command.


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26 April 1962 JAX AIR NEWS Page 7

fax Suns


In Long AH NEWSCeramic

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Home StayThe \ H HA

Shop Boasts Of

Jacksonville Suns, who ___ 1

got League their Syracuse baptism Triple-A Chiefs yesterday International, remain againstthe at \ \,,t)':,,,', i I: Having Ashtrays To DishesRunning

home for the next 14 games at :

the Jacksonville Baseball Park. hand-in-hand in the recreation circles here at

Skippered by Ben Geraghty, CAREFUL TOUCH Mn. Edna Lorentsen, lady in NAS are hobbies. And one particular hobby which can be
the Suns take on the Chiefs in charge of the Hobby Shop Ceramics department, carefully sets member of the family is ceramics.
another completed mold on the shelf to wait its turn to be enjoyed by nearly every
single games tonight and Friday, Located on the second floor of
baked to a hard finish There are 300 different molds on display
before a four-game series with in the shop with new ones arriving every month. the Hobby Shop, there is per-
the Rochester Red Wings witha haps one of the finest, well

double-header on Saturday. JOWLINGj equipped ceramics departmentsto

set Singles for Sunday games with and Rochester Monday. are IM Softball Jax Navy WinsTriState Navy.be found anywhere in the

Toronto Maple Leafs come into The Hornets fell victim to the Mrs. Edna Lorentsen, who has

town for a four-game series ResultsThe Owl Hoots this past week and been in the field for the past

opening May 1; followed by the Golf take a back seat as the Owls go five years, is the lady in chargeof
Buffalo Bisons in another four- ahead in the Continental Bowling this creative past time. In
game series. The Buffalo set-to diamond nine of VP-5, recently League. The new league this capacity, she provides help-

opens on May 5 with a double- returned from the Medi- standing is 31 wins-7 losses, anda ful hints in developing the pro-
header, with single frays slated terranean, made their first show- Trophy At P. I. 775 average. fessional touch to even the simp-

for May 6 and 7, ing on Monday night nearly top- lest of clay forms.
Single games on weekdays be- ping the Marines who slipped Spades Aces still leads the Since joining the Special Ser-

gin at 1930; double-headers at passed with a 9-8 tally. Jax Navy's golf team has a American League while Supply vices staff of the Hobby Shop,

1800, and Sunday games start at Other teams of the American new trophy in their displaycase "A" remains top kegling squad Mrs. Lorentsen has increased the

1800. League might keep an eye on a championship mo- in the National. The Aces' recordis number of ceramic molds to

Tickets for all Suns' home the VP-5 lads. They might be on mento of' the victory they 34 wins against 10 losses witha nearly 300-ranging from ash-

games are now on sale at the the bottom this weekwherenext won last week after, taking 773. Supply's is 29 to 11, witha trays to a complete set of din-;

NAS Jax Special Services, week? top honors in the ninth an- 725 average. nerware-adding a different mold

Building 704, at reduced rates for nual Tri-State Military Golf each month. She is now in the

servicemen. Reserve seats in the The remainder of IM Softball Tournament at Parris Island, process of making sample moldsof

grandstand sell for $1.25; general play, including Monday, shows S.C. Friday Declared those readily available to
admission in the grandstand goes the two leagues in this order: hobbists.

for $1.00; and bleacher seats are Ordinarily, the tourney is only 'Little LeagueDay' There is no charge for utilizing -
NATIONAL AMERICAN for those teams based in Geor-
priced at 75 cents. A special priceof LEAGUE LEAGUE the department's equipmentor
and the Carolinas but Jax'steam
gia ,
$10 has been set for a bookof Team W L Team W L for the service rendered. The
tickets entitling purchaser to NARTU 5 0 VA-44 5 0 received a special invita- By HornetsThe ; only cost involved is purchasingthe
Admin 4 1 VAP-62 4 2 tion to join 32 other TriStatecontingents
and the
any 10 games during the 1962 "slip", or liquid clay,
AF679th 4 1 Supply 4 2 this year. "Hornets" of VA-44, noted
paints known as glazes.
season. ComFairJax 3 2 Marines 4 3 for their winning sports teams,
A/C Maint 3 3 Dispensary 3 2 The winning team membersare believe in training their poten- The ceramic doors arc open
VP-741 4 5 Pub. Works 2 2 Gifford John Johnson week-on Wednes-
Lew ,, five days a
Pistol Range Has VU-10 Vp.30 2 2 5 4 VP.18 Vp.16 2 1 3 3 Mike Benak, Jerry Foley and tial Insofar athletes as at they an are early sponsoringtwo age. days, Thursday and Fridays from

Hospital 1.c FAW-11 1-4 Earl Pearson. Their total for the Little League teams-the 1400-2030; on Saturday from
Fine Turnout Of COM Mess 1 4 FAETU 1 5 three-day event showed a low of Hornets and Stingers of the Jax 0900-2030; and on Sundays from
VP.5 0 1 940 followed by Parris Island 1300-2030.
Navy-Ortega League-the squadron's -
with 946 and Fort Benning, Ga., officially declar- --
Shooters In men are
AprilThe carding a 947. Shaw AFB, win- ing Friday, April 27 as LitHe

monthly pistol match was 10 Bowlers To ners for the last four years, League Day.Commencing. Holds
placed fourth with a 953,. Phillips
held at the NAS Pistol Rangeon at 1330 tomorrow,

Saturday, April 14, with a Represent NAS In the individual honors com- both teams will be guests of the Small Lead
fine turnout of new shooters petition, with 187 golfers, Foley squadron. They will be taken on
from Cecil Field, Glynco, Ga., At 6ND TourneyThere tied for third place shooting a a tour of the command's spaces

NARTU, NATTU, MAD, Marine and observe flight operations 50-Mile SwimThe
Barracks, Jacksonville City Po- will be 10 bowlers representing from atop the "Hornets Nest"-

lice and civilian teams from NAS Jax in the Sixth 228.Hobby Hangar 116-and then will be Red Cross-sponsoi 50-
Northeast Florida.In Naval District Tournament this of
ShowThe honored at a special muster
mile swim fit"
Shop "get program now
the MASTER CLASS C. L. year five guys and five gals. all hands. At this muster the Lit- has 34 paddlers with their heads
Morrison placed first in the .45 The ten individuals were selected tle Leaguers will be introducedby above .
caliber, .22 caliber and aggregate : through a rolloff held last art of leather carving their coaches, LT Ralph Gos- water.
: week and part of this week at highlighted the Open House held Chuck Phillips was leading the
matches, while Virgil Placid took lin and Bill Farrar, AD2.
alley.In last Thursday evening at NAS swimmers with 35% miles as of
the center fire honors (center fireis the bowling
Hobby Shop.: This is the third consecutiveyear Monday, but was clos'ely'being
defined small
as firing any the men's category, Walter Mrs. Viola Fisher, together that VA-44 has sponsoredthe pressed by Ed Albrecht ;who has
arms .25 )
weapon over Zaborniak leads the column witha assistant two Little League squads. stroked 35 miles. In the third
with Frank Pixler, man-
The .22 cal. and center fire first
184 high of the 27 games rolled. of Tandy's Leather Supplyof place slot is Ray Almos with 28
place ager
well the
standings as
Robert Cowan holds a 182, Ken- Jacksonville, provided helpful Sal: "See that sailor over there miles.
aggregate won 1 byP :
score were neth Therrel a 181, Robert D. the News
D. Arnzen in the EXPERT hints to interested persons on annoying Betty? Since first Jax Air
CLASS, with J. F. Coshow win- Gunter a 179, and Don Siegler how to tool leather goods. They Pal: "Why, he isn't even coverage of the program appeared -

ning the .45 cal. match. with a 173 average. also presented a film on correct looking at her" three weeks ago, the

Harry Baldwin captured the For the ladies Jo Kusner procedures in figure carving Sal: "That's what's annoying signed membership has nearly
SHARPSHOOTER CLASS .45 ended up with a 138 average fol- leather. her.

caliber and the center fire lowed by Chris Cole with a 123,

matches. He also took the aggre- Karen Folden and Shirley Fer-

gate honors. B. G. Dease won the I guson with 120 each and Wanda
.22 I with 109. '4
caliber firing. Stogner ( I
The MARKSMAN CLASS foundD. '. ; /
Siegler and Stogner will act as .
T. Goodroe taking the .45
backup men for the two teams
caliber, J. R. Crowther the cen-
when the NAS keglers
ter fire and J. B. Gartman the Cecil Field and begin the
22 caliber and the aggregate 2-4.
tourney on May
matches. 9
Shooting in his first match in

the TYRO CLASS, E. C. Blick

swept the board winning the Gifford, Foley Lead Win

45 caliber, center fire, .22 caliber
and aggregate honors. Lew Gifford shot a 71 and

All persons, whether expert or Jerry Foley a 72 as they led the iTRI-STATE
GOLF CHAMPS-Jax .Navy's golf team which went to Parris Island, S. C.,.on a
novice, are invited to participatein Jax Navy golf team to victory special invitation, came away victorious, winning the Tri-State Championship. Shown here as they
these monthly matches. Fur- against the Selv'a Marina Coun- receive their trophies from the Marine Corps Recruit Depot's Commanding General Brigadier
ther information and instructionscan beating General William H. Klenke, Jr., they are (left to right), Lew Gifford John Johnson Mike Benak.
be obtained from the NAS try Club last Saturday, Jerry Foley and Earl Pearson. The team scored a 940, beating out 32 other contingents represent
Armory. I them by a 19% to 16% margin. ing 23 military bases in Georgia and the Carolinas.

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[I i 1 Pago 8' JAX AIR NEWS 1i 26 April:::2_.... 1 1I

I Dr. Wassell's Reserve 'Copter Unit Performs

, WidowComingFor

Film ShowHeroic A reserve helicopter squadron from the Naval Air
Station here performed a sea-air rescue mission Monday

afternoon_ 35 miles northeast of Mayport.
memories of a famous HU-701, in its second week ol
Navy doctor will be presentedat reserve training from Dallas, dreau, ADC, the squadron's lead-

the Naval Hospital Auditorium ,., Tex., rushed two helicopters to ing chief.

I tomorrow night, Friday, April 27, the aid of the destroyer USS The 31-man unit arrived at

when the "Story of Dr. Wassell," Noa (DD-841)) which had on Jacksonville April 17 and has

film is shown there. Expected to board a sailor in need of hospital been conducting training mis-

be. present for the showing is attention.The sions similar to the actual event
which took place Monday. The
Corydon McAlmont Was.
Noa requested assistanceat squadron returns to Dallas this
sell widow .
of the late
LCDR r'm +
Wassell. a Y. 4 1205 after Thomas J. Morin, coming Saturday. '

RD2, developed pains in his chest As the Jax Air News was

LCDR Wassell displayed hero do ""Yc which could not be readily dia- going to press, LCDR Lloyd

ism during World War II when gnosed aboard ship. Ten minutes Wilson was once again called

he stayed behind on Java with later the two craft were air- upon to perform a rescue mis-

nine stretcher cases despite borne, making the pickup at sion. This time, however, it was

orders to leave before the Japanese 1253. By 1344, Morin was at NAS in a dense wooded area 27

occupied the island. Other enroute to the Naval Hospital. miles south of Cecil Field

wounded personnel had been Latest reports from the hospital where a pilot of an F8U from

evacuated and embarked aboard indicate he is not in serious Cecil had bailed out of his ill-

condition. fated aircraft. Crewman aboard
the USS Marblehead and USS
Pilot of the pickup helicopterwas Wilson's 'copter on this rescue
Houston. The ships could not take LCDR Lloyd Wilson, the was R. E. Harrison AE1. They

the last nine patients so LCDR + o squadron's executive officer. returned the slightly injured

Wassell chose to remain behind Hoist operator was George Bou- aviator to Cecil.
with them. RESCUE MISSION A 'copter from Reserve HelicopterUtility
Squadron 701, here at NAS for its two weeks annual
Staff officers will host training from Dallas Texas, approaches the deck of the destroyer CWO Spires To End 32- Year
a re- USS Noa to pickup a sailor in dire need of hospital attention
ception for Mrs. Wassell follow- on Monday. The rescue mission was flown after assistance was
ing the showing.All requested by the ship to remove Thomas J. Morin, RD2, to the
Naval Hospital here. Morin can be seen on the deck (in whites) Naval Aviation CareerA
hands are invited to view as his shipmates prepared to assist in his being hoisted into the
the film. aircraft. This photo was taken by the squadron's PIO LT Martin career that has closely paralleled the developmentof
Shelton from one of the two aircraft sent to the scene.Navy's I
Naval aviation will come to a close for Chief Aviation

Maintenance Technician W-4 Edmond C._ Spires when he
Newest Trainer Plane retires here on Monday, April 30. ,.
; CWO Spires entered the Navyon

February 2, 1932 at the age ,
At Cecil Field On April 30 of 18. Thus he will be completing

31 and 7 months of
1\ years active -
Branch 126, Fleet Reserve As-
The newest Prototype Navy training aircraft-the Chance sociation, will hold a "PizzaParty" duty. Prior to his entrance

\ Vought Crusader 1,000-miles-an-hour-plus, two-seater trainer at the Meeting Hall, 4530 into the Navy he served a year ..
-will arrive at NAS Cecil Field with the South Carolina National ::
30 for
I on April demonstra- 120th St., Yukon, Fla., on Sat-
tion and evaluation flights for Guard. .:....'
training command officials urday, April 28, beginning at Y :
; thh Y May 0Equipped / 4.-. I 1400 and continuing until 2000. The veteran Navyman has been :",;.,::).
assigned to the Jax area since
with the latest radar, Come and enjoy some good pizza
Sidewinder missiles, autopilotand ..at and visit with your shipmates.Now 1957. He was with FASRON 106
until it was decommissioned, and
J-57 jet engine, the Cru-
is the time to contact a after which he helped to organizethe
sader gives the Navy and Ma- member of the Branch and place of the NAS
jet engine shop
Corps a potential for wea- your order for a new 3x5', 50- Aircraft Maintenance Depart-
pons systems tactical training star American with
flag pole.
ment. The Department took over CWO EDMOND C. SPIRES
used by current fighters. Test What better way could you pos-
the functions of FASRON in
School at Great Lakes.
pilot Stuart G. Madison will
fly show devotion
sibly your to
the I July of 1959. CWO Spires servesas Shortly after this training the
trainer during its
than the
country by flying flag.
officer of the
power sailor decided he wanted
which will]] be hosted by it will also make an ideal gift young
VF-174. Aircraft Maintenance Depart- to go to China. He was aboard
for the forthcoming Mother's
ment. the USS Langley at the time. "I
Day, so place your order now so
The F8U-1T, developed from Questioned about the contrast saw a lot of fellows loaded down
that you may get your flag by
the famous Vought F8U-1 Cru- I between today's Navy and the with their seabags headed toward
May 1, the kick-off date for theFRA's
sader fighter, has a speed of "old," CWO Spires said, "Well, the docks and I wondered
"Operation, Red, White
more than one and one-half and Blue." it certainly has gotten to be a where they were going," he rem
times the speed of sound and an more complicated and highly inisces. "So, I did a little check
altitude capability of more than Contact Branch President W. H. The
technical organization. em- ing around and found they were
50,000 feet. The second seat in Johnson at Ext. 8472 or EV 46635or deal of
phasis is on a great shipping out to China. I put in
the trainer is 15 inches higher Shipmate P. W. Hetz at Ext. training.But my chit and soon had my orders
than the front LAW SPEAKER Captain 8219 or SP 1-3068 for additional
cockpit, giving the
I feel that there is nothing aboard the USS Chaumont for
instructor in the rear ample for- J. W. Wingate, Commanding information about flags or the "
the Far East.
Officer of the Jacksonville FRA. private industry has to offer that
ward visibility for training man- Police Department's Crime can compare with a career in The first type of aircraft he

euvers, takeoffs and landings. Prevention Bureau, will be the Naval service.. The Navy offers worked on was the T-4N, a twin

A group of Navy pilots from guest monthly speaker luncheon tomorrow of local at fed.the California leads all states in a person education, independenceand float utility plane, while he was

I the Naval Air Test Center, Pa- eral state and county law enforcement the number of Federal workers. a' high standard of living." aboard the USS Heron, on another -

tuxent River, Md., headed by officers at 1230 in Other leaders, in order, are New CWO Spires began his Navy cruise.

j Captain F. G. Edwards, Directorof Room.the Civilian The Cafeteria's Station Smith York, Pennsylvania, Texas, and career with "boot" training at Two other carriers figured in

the Flight Test Division, recently Department is hosting Security the law Illinois. Vermont has the fewest Norfolk, Va. From there he CWO Spires' career. One was the
completed preliminary enforcement officer luncheon. Federal employees3148. went to General Aviation Utility USS Ranger. He made the first
cold weather cruise to Alaska
evaluation tests on the trainer.
aboard the Ranger in 1936. The

Following the visit at Cecil other was the USS Wasp. He

l. Field Madison will fly the F8U- helped put her into commissionin

1T to Beaufort, S.C. and then on x 7 1940.

to Cherry Point, N.C.; Norfolk, Other duties through the years

Va., and Naval Air Facility Andrews included the run from Manila,

I AFB Md., for further demonstration P.I. to Australia in WWII and

flights. On comple- various South Pacific Islands.He .

tion of these flights it.will go to was promoted to Chief

Patuxent River for carrier suit- Aviation Machinist's Mate in 1943

ability tests the latter part of and then to Chief Aviation Main-

May. tenance Technician CWO-1 in

1944. He received his permanent

.4 appointment to CWO-4 in Au-
A. Marine sergeant caught a of
'."lff{ gust 1956.
with button unfastened. '
boot one His
plans for the future include
NEW TRAINER TO VISIT-This new F8U-1T Chance Vought Crusader, a 1,000-mile-per- -
he sneered. "Sunbathing hour-plus two-seater, trainer will arrive at NAS Cecil Field on April 30 for a four-day visit dur- a stay in Jax, plenty of
"Oh, -
ing which it with fly both demonstration and er' luaiion test missions for local training command rocking chair time and a good
; ehw' officials. Visit of the plane, piloted by Stuart G. Madison, will be hosted by VF-141. rest.