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co's Message Thankfulness, I
For HolidayEditor's J --5 Feasting HiliteThanksgiving
( Note: A Thanks
giving Message by the Naval
Air Station Commanding Officer, Vol. 20 No. 36 U. S. NAS Jacksonville, Florida 21 November 1962
Captain James R. Compton.) Thanksgiving is traditionally -
Your country is unique a time for counting your
among nations in setting asidea blessings and feasting. Hereat
day each year to give the Naval Air Station this
thanks to our God for all the will be the order of the dayon
blessings we, as individualsand Thursday, November 22.
as a nation, are privilegedto SPECIAL PROTESTANT
possess and enjoy.IN SERVICES will be conducted at 1 i
TIMES OF PERIL, these 1000 at All Saints Chapel by
blessings handed down to us Chaplain Robert W. Radcliff, to
from our forefathers take on a begin the Thanksgiving obser-
new meaning and become even I vance.
more dear and worthy of sac- Doubtlessly, many other Air
rifice. Stationites will attend servicesof
What are these blessings for their choice at civilian churches -
which we give our thanks, yet before joining their families
are taken for granted: Freedomof for the big feast.
worship; Freedom of speech; Those persons who may have
Freedom to choose our own gov- duty on Thanksgiving may dire
ernment; Freedom of thought; \ \ \s ht:2>2 ,. with their fimilies and guestsat
Freedom of travel; Freedom of the Mess Halls at NAS and
the press; and Freedom to live NATTUnit. This includes those
our own lives. men who are drawing communted
FOR ALMOST ONE HUN. rations, it was stated. I
DRED years the Presidents of THE THANKSGIVING DIN-
the United States have issued NER will be served from 1200-
each year a proclamation calling 1430. As usual, the piece de resistance -
upon our people to give thanksto Each will be roast young
God for our blessings. We of Turkey Thanksgiving Day turkey. Baked ham is also on
America should be the most the menu along with many other
grateful people on the face of the delectables.Each .
earth. We have no' concrete and Add Charm To American SceneBy person may have his wife,
barbed wire fences, no walls : ''all of his children, and both of
bristling with guns, dividing our' his parents as guests. If he has
country. We have no secret pol- Cdr.John J.Reardon no member of his immediate
ice or people's army. We have Catholic Chaplain family here, he may bring one
no dictator. We have FREEDOM Some things have becomeso non-family guest, either lady or
scene with the Pilgrim fathers, fields and healthful skies. To
For this and all that free- thoroughly entrenched in
and while it had to wait to receive these bounties, which are so con- gentleman.
dom brings, we should thank the American plan that we
meal tickets for these
national recognition from stantly enjoyed, that we are
God not only on ThanksgivingDay take them for granted-
just Abraham Lincoln, it has, since prone to forget the source from guests and for personnel on
but every day of our lives. Firecrackers and the Fourthof
his day, become a substantialpart which they come, others have communted rations are on sale
As we pause to give thanks to July. of American tradition.On been added, which are of so extraordinary today at the NAS and NATTUnitMess
God for our many blessings, lib- Baked Beans and Dear Old Halls. Tickets may be pur-
October 3, 1863, in then midstof a nature that they
erties and freedoms, let us remember Boston. chased through Wednesday, No-
the Civil War, the great eman- cannot fail to penetrate and soft-
well that God helps Black-eyed peas and Texas; vember 21.PRICES .
cipator issued a national Thanks- en the heart which is habitually
those who help themselves. Let and of course- Turkey and
insensible to the ever-watchful SET BY THE BU-
giving proclamation. In part, his
Each adds its
have the to proclaimour Thanksgiving.
prayerful words advised the Na- providence of almighty God. REAU OF SUPPLIES and Ac-
goals-to keep the torchesof own peculiar charm to the
that love. NO HUMAN COUNSEL hath
freedom, and liberty burning America we
for enlisted personnel on
forever, and to do all withinour THANKSGIVING DAY, in par- "The year that is drawing toward devised, nor hath any' mortal $communted rations and $.60 for
power to relight the flameof ticular, is thoroughly American.It its close has been filled hand worked out these great
liberty whenever possible. entered into the American with the blessings of fruitful (Continued on Page 5, Col.5)) ,(Continued on Page 5, CoL 4)
rcY: may :
Turkey Noodle Soup
Shrimp Cocktail Fruit Ambrosia
Roast Young Turkey Baked Ham
Giblet Gravy Raisin Sauce
Hot Cornbread Dressing Toasted Coconut
Snowflaked Potatoes Sweet Potatoes
Lima Beans Buttered Corn
Stuffed Tomato Salad Tossed Spring Salad
rIi Assorted Relish Tray
Fresh Fruit Tray Assorted Salted Nuts !
Hot Mincemeat Pecan Pie Apple Pie ;
/ 1/ /4 k1lt Assorted Ice Cream ,
Hot Coffee Hot Parker House Rolls, Butter Iced Tea
\ 1 11l
a AIR- 21 196JJ
Page 2 JAX NEWS November
Station Traffic I Death on the Roads
rMQ 'S Violation RecordThe
following is a report of Killers
MASS jMfcK vfb! Can Forget ?
CAPT J. R. Compton ............................................................ Commanding Officer traffic violations for the pe-
CDR Waiter J. Schub ....."......................",,,...".. ......".............. Executive Officer riod November 3 through No-
Fleet Air JickionvllU NAB 6ND vember 16.NUMBER. The black season is upon us for another year-first! I
RADM Joseph M. Canon ................................................................ Commander Thanksgiving, then Christmas and New Year's. It's our
CAPT Vincent Casey ................................................................__ Chief of Staff OF ACCIDENTSThis time of grief, tears and mourning across the land; the time!
fl..t Air Wing Eleven
CAPT Gilbert J. Fr.uenhelm ............................................................ Commander week (period No- for hanging wreaths, funeral wreaths, on doors and wearing
CAPT Andrew H. Cowart .................................................... Chief Stiff Officer black nrmbands. '
Naval Technical vember 3-16) .................... 14 -- -
Air Training Unit YES, THIS IS A SEASON we
CAPT Hamel) D. Allen ........................................................ Commanding Officer Total accidents this year weeks of the have gone scot free from traffic
COX Eugene F. V.rdery ..............Naval..........Hospital.................................... Executive Officer through Nov. 16 ................236 call groaning joyous-the board, the giftbankedtree. accidents in which others died....
CAPT J. M. Manner ................................................................ Commanding Officer Number accidents through But in countless homes the only to mental wrecksor
CAPT Stephen H. Tollna ..............'.............................................. Executive Officer November 1961 ..""..........233 gifts will lie unwrapped and the hopeless drunkards from
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit brooding over. their complicity.
CAPT Ralph E. Elliott, J,. ..................................................... Commanding Officer NUMBER OF DAYS SINCE groans will be bereavement. Their own lives were
CDR William M. Miller .. ........................................................ Executive Officer Happy homecomings, family get- spared bya
Printed commercially: with non-appropriated fund In Jackionvllle, Florida at no LAST INJURY IN MOTOR togethers will turn into mourning freak of fate; but they were
the and VEHICLE ACCIDENT .... 10 spared only to be ruined.
expense to government In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. Jury 1958. silences for those who never
Distributed weekly free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air
Jackionvllle, Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing NUMBER OF VIOLATIONSThis made it home and back.
11, Naval Air Re.erve Training Unit and U. S. Naval Hoipital. week Nov. 3-16)) ........104 for safe and
LCDR Ralph D. McClure ........................,... Service Information Officer ( Campaigns sane Bluejacketsinn
Andrew H. Planey ........................ Assistant Service Information Officer Speeding ."" .......................... 34 driving often stress self survi-
Editor-Mae Spencer, JO I; Assistant Edltor-Mirc Whetstone, JO1; Stiff- Reckless driving .................. 8 val-"The Life You Save May Doin's
Robert Doddi, SA; Ruth Anne Roberti, SA. Be Your Own"-and rightly so,
Members of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and International Going through stop sign .... 8
because many people, thoughtless -
Council of Industrial Editors. Other violations .................... 56
Wednesday, November 21
The Jax Air Newt U a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material of others are apt to use cau-
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing cerdit It given. Photograph SIXTY-TWO DRIVERS APPEARED tion when their own hides are at Game Night 2000.Thursday .
unless otherwise credited, are official U.S. Navy Photographs.
before the Traffic stake. But there is another po-
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone November 22
extension 816X, 656, 272, or 8161.'Hitchers Hearing Board at the meeting werful plea to drivers, applicablenot
held on November 19. Dispo- only to the holidays but to Dance with Carl Boyd and the
sition of the cases included the every day of the year. Rhythm Kings 2000-2400.
following: Six lost driving and IT'S A SIMPLE PLEA: Don't Dance contest-Carl Boyd, MC
parking privileges aboard the condemn yourself to years, evena 2200.
End In DisasterDO station, eight were assigned to whole lifetime of futile, self-
Saturday, November 24
in remedial driving
a course destroying remorse. The collision
you like to gamble? instructions, 30 received sus- caused by your own recklessness Dance with March Wilson and
pended penalties, 16 received may maim and kill others the Red Coats 2100-0100.
If so, there's a great new game being played on the warnings, six were dismissedand while leaving you unscratched- Sunday, November 25
highways and byways of the United States. five were referred to com- physically unscratched.But .
It's called hitchiker's roulette- a wonderful variation of manding officers for possible what about Dance with Carl Boyd and the
Russian! roulette_ -: and the results are just the same. When disciplinary action scars? Will you ever your really be Rhythm, Kings 1400-1800.
you lose, you're dead.HITCHHIKER'S passenger be a pleasant compan- COURTESY BUYS A LOT able to convince yourself of a Dance Talent with show Carl 1400.Boyd and the
ROULETTEis ion or one of the violent criminals OF SAFETY lie-that it wasn't your fault?
Rhythm Kings 2000-2400.
most prevalent during the responsible for a crime of Will you be immune to the nag-
summer months when hundreds murder, manslaughter, rape or "Drive both cars" means ging, poisonous knowledge that, Tuesday November 27
of thousands of vacation familiesare assault to kill every four minutes that an expert, alert driver whatever the court decided, you Happy Hour 1700-1800.
on the road going to and during 1961? figures out what the other might have saved others from
coming from their vacation re- fellow may do, and acts ac- terrible sorrow? You, who would Wednesday, November 28
treats. Also on the road are nice Try hitchhiker's roulette and cordingly. Among other things never wilfully rob or murder, Game Night 2000.
guys who just need a lift and find out. he is ready to stop for the can you shut out from your
the ruthless members of the (reprinted from Navy Times) fellow who runs through "on brain the picture of a child's With our hearts filled with
hitchhiker clan, psychopaths, per- the yellow." He lets the reck- body crumpled in death, a wo- Thanksgiving, our tummies with
verts, sex maniacs and ruthless less passer into line, even
men weeping hysterically for her food, our way of life with free
murderers who are on their way though tempted to squeeze lost husband? dom-project the blessings of
to or running away from trouble. him. He watches for the fel- No, these sights, these mem- the present into the future by
The game starts when you as low who may pull out of a ories, eat at the conscience. Men buying U. S. Savings Bonds.
a motorist make your fateful decision Three parking space. If he possiblycan _
he out of the of I I "
to be a Good Samaritanand
for the approaching driver who's L
give a hitchhiker a lift.
et KeepingFire trying to re-enter his own lane.
You may pick up a nice
guy. Away He shrugs his shoulders and (
No problem. From Your
lets the road hog have his
BUT THEN, YOU MAY be like Homel way. That kind of competi- 1IL
Carl Mosser of Illinois. Carl and ra..r.. & tion is too expensive. He keeps
his family made the mistake of pedestrians, especially chil-
picking up a hitchhiker in Okla- dren, always in mind. How do
homa. you rate as a courteous, alert,
Carl, his wife and three child- and expert driver? Are you
ren are dead. Their mangled bodies the one the other fellow has
were found in an abandoned to look out for? 0
mine shaft in Joplin, Missouriall O
five victims of one of the .
most heinous crimes ever recorded I Don't Smoke in Bed1t I / 'i
in FBI files. The innocent '. F' ,/
looking rider Carl picked up was I
William Edward Cook, "one of II .2. .
the most vicious hitchhikers ever
to come to the attention of the
FBI 0830-Holy Communion All 1
according to J. Edgar Hoo-
ver, Director.In Saints' Chapel0930Naval
a 17-day jaunt from Blythe, 0930-Service of Divine Wor
Calif. to Santa Rosalia, Mexico, ship, All Saints' Chapel
Cook killed six innocent people Don't Overload' Your 1100-Service of Divine Worship
and kidnapped four others, including Wiring System I All Saints' Chapel
a police officer.T .
0 EMPHASIZE HOOVER'S v -r CATHOLICSunday I
POINT, should know 1 jJ
you that ina 0630-Naval Hospital Chap]
single year troopers on the 0900 &: 1200-St. Edwards
New Jersey Turnpike bagged the Chapel.
following total during routine
hitchhiking pickups: 162 runa- ., I Weekdays
Monday Through Friday
ways, 98 AWOL servicemen, sev- don fJammabltt 0630-St. Edwards Chapel
en persons fleeing mental insti-
FlulcUlDoi)1tIVeflr 1615-King Hall.
tutions, five escaped convicts and Cleaning
500 assorted characters with
criminal fingerprint records.
ilK) tastiQ Confessions are heard from
Will your next hitchhiking .
1900-2000 and before Masses.
"Oh oh, school's out I guest I'd better get dinner In the oven."'
' -' -'- .- -. .l'iI .. > 'IIi. .
21 November 1962 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3
Science Explodes Sleep,
I Dream SuperstitionsHave
I you recently dreamed of flying through the air I
hurtling helplessly through space running to catch a trainor
elude a pursuer?
than 50 percent of us complainof
"HOW TIRED "
YOU must feel,
insomnia at one time or
would be the sympathetic re-
another, over 3,600,000 Americans
action of a Brazilian Indian. In
suffer the opposite malady: nar-
his belief, your soul left
colepsy, or chronic sleepiness!
body during sleep and actually
did everything you dreamed FAITHFUL FEDERAL SERVICE wins two NAS civilian employees 30 year pins. Francis
about! the D. Sutton (center) has worked six years at NAS Jax in the Supply Dept. and has served 24
Funny? Of course-but so are Up years in the Army. Roy W. Parr, (second from right) of Public Works Department has been employed *
the ideas of here for three years. Previously he worked in the War Department, the NS Green Core
many people who Springs and completed 23 years Naval service. Capt. James R. Compton. (second from left) made
sleep on steel innerspring mat- the presentations while Capt. James R. Bentley Public Works Officer (L) and Capt. John D.
tresses instead of jungle vine Sullivan Supply Officer looks on.
hammocks. Most Americans believe With CivilianiFortytwo
at least one of the follow- Class 6232 Wins Crisis In Caribbean Puts
ing fallacies: civilian employeesof
Sleep before midnight is better NAS Jax have been promotedin 2nd Week HonorsHonor
than sleep after. accordance with the Station's Spotlight on Roosy RoadsA
You must "pay back" in sleep Merit Promotion program. Class for the week of
the hours of sleep lost. PROMOTED AT OVERHAULAND November,2-11 at NATTU's Avia- big, unique naval station with the potential of be-
Some people never dream. REPAIR Department were: tion Electrician's Mate "A" Schoolis coming the world's best weapons training complex.-
class 6232. That;in the words of its com
Dream episodes last
only a Thomas W. Adams from ,Asst. a $4 million payroll annually for
mander Captain Walter Bridges
few seconds. Production Controlman (A/C This is the second time they 600 Puerto Rican employees.
Much stranger-and more fas- Mechanic (General) to Industrial have combined Scholastic is Roosevelt Roads the Navy's Twenty miles of fencing mark its
$113 million Caribbean base that
cinating-than these fictions are Engineering Technician, GS-7; Achievement, Military Appearance boundaries; among its 84 milesof
controls of 10 islands
the truths uncovered by wide- James B. Allen from Aircraft Me- and Military Behavior to 27,000 acres paved roads are some 1,400
and is certain be factor in
awake scientists who study their chanic (Motor) to Industrial En- win this honor. buildings\ that include an elemen-
snoozing fellow citizens in spe- gineering Technician, GS-7; Or- Aviation Ordnanceman "A" future Cuban developments. tary and a high school and 755
cially equipped "sleep labs." ville L. Anderson, and Harry L. School honored class 6229 for the FACING VIEQUES ISLAND family homes.
THEY HAVE FOUND Hogancamp from Aircraft Me- where the services stage large-
that we week of Nov. 8-14 for the first "The best housing anywhere in
sleep primarily to rest our chanic (Motor) to Aircraft Ex- time in their weekly competition. scale amphibious maneuvers, the the Navy," says Capt. Bridges
brains, not our whole bodies, as aminer; James N. Benardini from Puerto Rican bastion dates from
Weekly honor man for the Avi- proudly.
was formerly supposed. Experi- Aircraft Mechanic (General) to the early years of WWII when
ation Ordnanceman school for the --
mental subjects kept awake for Asst. Production ControlmanAC Hitler's armies, across the Eng-
week of Nov. 8-14 was Airman
( Mechanic (General) Dud- lish Channel in a prostrate
several days at a time showed ;
Apprentice D. E. Pieper NATTU Classes
almost no physical changesbutmany ley Boatwright from Leadingman, France, were a powerful threatto
6241. On the road to top honorsfor
signs of mental stress. Electrician (Aircraft) to Quarterman the British Isles.
the school, Pieper was named
Yet, according to Dr. Noah I Electrician (Aircraft); Dan- intended
honorman of his class on the The COO-acre base was Return to ScheduleNATTU
Sloan, medical director of a lead- iel H. Boone from Asst. Produc- basis of military appearance only. as a refuge for the British
ing life insurance company, even t i ion Controlman (ElectricianAC He then bested other class hon- fleet and possibly the Royal students are to returnto
most of the subjects who stayedup ( ) to Industrial Engineering ormen in both military appear- Family if the Germans launchedan their regular schedule of classes -
for four or five days needed Technician, GS-7; Stewart I. ance and scholastic achievement. invasion. It never came; Roo- Monday, Nov. 26, after beingon
only 10 or 11 hours of sleep to Bradshaw, Asst. Production Con sevelt Roads fell into disuse until an accelerated schedule for
feel fully refreshed.The trolman (Metalsmith (Aviation) to Warehouseman to Blocker and 1956 when the Navy reactivatedand the past two weeks.
biggest single cause of in- Production Controlman (Metal. Bracer. modernized it.
smith (Aviation) Wallace R. The accelerated schedule short
somina is the fear of being un- ;
Brooks, Electroplater to Leadingman Promoted in the miscellaneousgroup Today the base has a stateside ened each regular period by 5
able to sleep-yet people might
were: Clarence D. Fike and American population of 4,600 and minutes and added tv/j more
feel less fearful if they feel lyingin Electroplater; Edna E. Sutherland from Fiscal
Dombroski and Harry J. Stevens periods per day.
bed is 80 percent as restfulas Accounting Clerk, GS-3 Comptroller
Metalsmith (Aviation) to Asst. Normal 50-
the soundest sleep! Department to Same, GS. eight
Production Controlman (Metal- FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION minute The accelerated
BY WATCHING EYE move- 4; Harry O. Dowling from Fiscal periods.
ments and measuring brain smith (Aviation) ; James W. Hen- Accounting Supervisor, to same, schedule is ten 45-minute classes.
waves, a scientist can tell whena dricks, Asst. Production Controlman GS-6; Melvin C. O'Kelly frbm Cutting down the length of
(A/C Instrument Mech) to The annual Christmas party
person is dreaming-and they Guard, GS-3 Security Depart periods made room for one extra -
report that everyone dreams Industrial Engineering Technician ment to Glazier Public Works De- held by Yukon Branch 126, Fleet period; the school day was
every night, for an average total ,, GS-7; James W. Hucks, partment; John H. Seager, Sup- Reserve Association, has been extended from 1600 to 1650 to
of two hours and three to seven Helper-Aircraft Mechanic (Motor) ply Item Identifier. GS-5 Supply scheduled for December 8 at the allow for the other.
to Asst. Production Controlman NAS Skeet Club between the
nightly. Department to Asst. Planner and The accelerated schedule was
(Aircraft Mechanic (General) hours of 1600 to 2000.
Contrary to popular Estimator (Aircraft Mechanic necessary to make up for the
dreams generally last at least Robert D. Katibah from Aircraft (General) Overhaul and Repair All members of both the time lost Veteran's Day and
ten minutes((20 to 35 is closer to Engine Assembler to Aircraft Dept.; James H. Daniels, from Branch and Unit are cordially Thanksgiving.
average) growing longer toward Examiner; Moris S. Lifshutz and Carpenter Public Works Depart- invited and urged to attend the
morning. Experiments show that James T. McCulley from Aircraft ment to Joiner, Overhaul and Re- party. Santa Claus will be presentto Atlantic Fleet
dreams do not disturb sleep but Mechanic (General )to Asst. Pro- pair Department; Betty B. Moody pass out presents which par- Heavy
help prolong it-by blurring our duction Controlman (Aircraft Me- from Clerk-Typist, GS-3, Public ents should provide, to each of Attack Tenth Bombing '
awareness of distractions like chanic (General);.Gregory B. Lu-I Works Department to Mail and the youngsters present. Presents Derby PostponedThe
darfts, lights and, of course, cas from Metalsmith (Aviation Technician ) to File Clerk (Typing), GS-4, O&R should be marked with eachchild's U. S. Atlantic Fleet Heavy
alarm clocks. Department; Marcellus L. Link name and not cost more
What's the average American GS-7; Edward A. Politowskifrom from Guard, GS-3 to Policeman, than one dollar. Attack Tenth Bombing Derby
scheduled for the week of De-
Aircraft Cleaner to Produc-
sleep time? Seven and a half GS-4 Security Department; Dor-
The ladies are asked to bringa cember 3-8 at the Sanford Naval
tion Dispatcher Thomas S. Pre-
hours-but individual needs can ; othy E .LaPan from Clerk Stenog-
vatt and Raymond R. Smart from covered ,dish to assist in serv- Air Station has been indefinitely
range from four to 14 hours a rapher, GS-4, Operations Depart- '
Helper Electrician (Aircraft) to ing food and refreshments for postponed, Captain J. M. Tully,
night. Snorers take heart-at ment to Reporting Stenographer,
Aircraft Electrical Equipment Re- those attending. Jr., Wing Commander announcedthis
least one in eight Americans GS 5 Operations Department;
shares your failing. Though more pairman; Donald T. Rohweller Marcus L. Norton from Firefighter Circle December 8 on your week.
from Aircraft Preservation Me- (Structural), GS-5 Security De- calendar now to remind you thatit The captain said postponementof
chanic to Industrial Engineering partment to Supervisory Fire- is the date for the "eveningout" the Derby was caused by the
Technician, GS-7. fighter (Structural), GS-6 Security for the entire family at the uncertainty of the international
THOSE PROMOTED IN PUB- Department; Michael Cascone Branch 126 Christmas Party. situation.The .
T CaC,. K. r rnW4k6c LIC WORKS DEPARTMENTwere from Supervisory Employee Man- Bombing Derby is normallyheld
: Oscar F. Ashton, Automo- agement Relations Specialist, each year at the Sanfordair
tive Equipment Serviceman to GS-12 to same, GS-13; Samuel O. station to enhance the opera
Mobile Equipment Dispatcher; Armistead from Auditor, GS-9, 1EFOR tional readiness of the flight
James P. Baker from Refrigeration Comptroller Department to same, crews of Heavy Attack squadronsfrom
and Air Conditioning Me- GS-11; Sammy E. Powell from both the Atlantic and Pa-
chanic to Head Refrigeration and Helper (Electrician), Public Works RENT cific fleets.
Air Conditioning Mechanic; Ed- Department to Accounting Tech- EV lakeshore-2 9-8357 bdrm house, $60 per mo;
ward J. Blackman and David Way nician, GS-5 Comptroller Depart-
Turn apt., 3 rm., $70 per mo;
from Truck Driver to Truck Driver ment; John V. Thompson from EV 8-8973. v NATTU HonormenR.
(Heavy); Orie F, Easterlingfrom Accounting Technician, GS -4 Orange Park-furn 4 room house W. Johnson, AOAA, AO \
Boiler Tender to Power Comptroller Department; and CO 4.9220 or CO 46514. "A" School, 78.33.
Plant Controlman. Wayne O. Anders, Budget Anal- FOR SALE V. A. Laborn, AEAN, AE I
Promoted at Supply Depart- yst, GS-9 Comptroller Department House trade-3 bdrm house In south. "A" School, 88.27.
ment is Synix E. Sullivan fro m to same, GS-11. tide will trade for I home In Key West.
Page 4 JAX AIR .NEWS 21 November 1962
I 79th-1962 I IM Ironman Gridiron Champions I
JAX AIR SPORTSNARTU Hornets Drop Marines For
NEWS American League Grid TitleThe
Finds Wires prophecy of the Marine Barracks to retain its title as the NAS Jax Ironman
Football Champions of 1962 went out the back door last Wednesday, November 14, when
Tough Competitors the Leatherneck gridmen fell prey to the paralizing sting of VA-44's Hornets. Final score
-6 to 7.
NARTU, the National Lea- OVER 200 SPECTATORS wit- death margin, 25-24. The victory
gue leaders of IM Bowling, nessed these two teams fight for gave the Reserves 500 points
was pressed heavily last Three Jax Na\\vy Marksmen the American League title a while Hospital settled for 450.Ring .
Thursday during a match battle which actually ended ina *
with the league's 10th place Cited By AdmThree \iral Smedberg 6-6 tie. The winning point for Worley
keglers from VAP-62, the VA-44 came after the game's ,
Live Wires. Jax Navy men h aye received personal congrat- clock had run out of time.
GOING INTO THE EVE- This came about as the IM Lead AirmenTo
ulatory letters and awards fr
win-loss record, NARTU man two teams are tied at the con-
Naval Rifle and Pistol compet:
aged to slip passed its competitors THEY ARE LIEUTENANT clusion of alloted time, there
by a somewhat slim marginof I type rulings. must be a "sudden-death" play- combination of AF679th'i
JUNIOR GRADE E. C. Blick ofk'2c
only 27 pins, 808 to 781 In receiveing his medal, off, allowing each team four quarterback J. C. Ring and his
This apparently sparked the Lt. (jg) BUck won an individual plays each. The squad which. left end Lee Worley spelled victory
for the Air Force
Live Wires which then held an bronze badge in the All-Navy gains the most ground in its four I the Airmen squad rallied over u
18-22 record, and its team mem- matches in 1961 and two gold attempts receives the winning VA-44, 7 to 6, to claim title as
bers applied the pressure winningthe v badges, one individual, the othera point. the 1962 IM Ironman Football
second game by 21 pins, 805 team, in the 1962 Atlantic Fleet And so it went Champions.The .
winning point the
to 784. .. matches held here at NAS Jax THE FIRST SCORE OF THE fourth down came on
attempt of a sud
ENTERING THE THIRD last Spring. CONTEST came in the third den-death playoff when Worley
GAME. NARTU held only a six- Galica's achievements towardhis quarter of play. Marine Quarter- made a diving catch a mere two
pin lead. However, its high keg- medal range back to 1959 back Bob Bailey, moving his yards beyond the midfield stripe.
ler for the evening, Vincent Ben- when he received a silver badgefor team within two yards of pay however VA-44,was as Us a squad strong entered contender the,
son, lead the Reserve men to a individual Atlantic Fleet dirt, hit his blocking back; John second half of play .lagging by
score of 805 above the Live Wires' efforts, again, in 1960, he received Moore, with a TD pass in the only one TD. They managed to
781, giving the league leaders a an individual silver badgeat end zone. even the score through the passing *
tptal of only 30 pins in the black. 1! the fleet matches, followed This was followed by see-saw the of pigskin Curtis 10 Carlton yards who to leftend sailed
Benson, who took both high this past year by winning a offense and defense clashes exhibited Herold Story midway in the sec-
game ((198) and high set ((504)) I by both squads. Time ond half.
honors for the night, was backedup LT.' (JG) BLICK ticked away until only seconds Neither team could after that.
by NARTUmen Terry Owens, the Naval Air Technical Train- remained in the game with VA- penetrate the other's defense, resulting
I game as
Preston Luck, Earl Leach and ing Unit; Senior Chief Aviation 44 in possession. time ran out.
Elmer Psalmonds. Machinist's Mate Vergil Placidi, I Curtis Carlton, who, during the The Hornetl'had the first stab
Following are the standings of Small Arms Marksmanship In- course of the game had displayed in the sudden-death but lost the
the top five kegler teams in each structor for NAS; and Chief Avi- considerable accuracy in his I ball on an interception and the
Air Force took over on Its own
league of IM Bowling: ation Structural Mechanic JosephJ. passing for the Hornetmen, took 30-yard stripe.It .
AMERICAN LEAGUE Galica of VA44.Lt. to the air once again on the mid- wasn't until afte t.-",> pass
Team Won Lou (jg) Blick and Galica each field stripe, hurling a 30-yard attempts had been defleted anda
SeaBee'i 31% 12% received the Distinguished Pistol pass to his right end, Paul Oc- third completed for eight yards
29 15 that the Ring-Worley combination
Dispensary 30% 17% Shot Badge, Navy's highest small rain. Ocrain managed to work was eventful.
Confidentali 30 18 arms competitive award, while his way down to the Marine 10- The airmen will now meet the
A/C Maint '"A" 22 14 Placidi was cited for his skill in yard line.Projecting. Marine MAD I squad from
Continental League the handling of personal weaponsand the same attack on NATTU on Friday afternoon
T.am Won Lost 1600 at the Stadium for the final
for his participation in the the Corps, Carlton sighted in on
Hornets (tied) 34 18 gridiron clash of the season to
Cougars (tied) 34 18 1962 All-Navy Rifle and Pistol CHIEF GALICA Ocrain who was in the end zone determine the NAS Football
Owl Hoots 33 19 Championship matches held in bronze individual pistol badge at waiting for the pass which tied Champions. The Marines ended .
Fire Balls 32/ 21 J,2 I San Diego last June. the fleet matches. up the contest as time ran out. the NATTU segment of IM football
Paymasters 31 21 I with a 9.0 record.
National League TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RE- PLACIDI, ALTHOUGH SHORT IN THE SUDDEN DEATH This is a renewal of the Station
Team Won Lou CEIVE a distinguished medal, a by one badge in receiving the PLAYOFF the Marines' first Championship playoff between
NARTU 33 11 shooter must have attained no play was a deflected, incompletepass. two major Jax Navy commands -
Bandits 33 15 less than three excellence-in- The second attempt, how- .
Sky Raiders 23 13
Stingers 28 16 competition silver or bronze bad ever, was a pass good for 15
Avlona 29 19 ges based on National Match- yards. The two plays that followed IN Basketball
McCaffrey In Lead gainers but the Hornet defense Teams Start
held the Leathernecks to their
scrimmage line.It Season Monday
With 12 15 PixsAthletic was then VA-44's crack at
of four downs during which they The 1962 season of 1M Basket-
had to better the Marines' 15 ball is expected to get underway
Director Frank McCaffrey retained the position as gained yards. Monday, November 26, when six:
top picker selecting 12 of the 15 college clashes last week. The Carlton brought his men out teams from the American League
Sports Writer followed close behind with eleven right. Third
place play in the first tilts of
was tied between Guest Picker J. G. Wilson and the Editors who of the huddle. The ball was the sea-
had nine right. snapped. He faded back and son at the Mainside gym.
Guest Picker for this week is John Gross of NARTU. Games threw a 65-yard pass play to his Following is the first week's
for the coming week are; Air Force-Colorado, California-Stanford, CHIEF PLACIDI left halfback, Gene Vargo, who schedule with American League
Florida State-Auburn, Illinois-Michigan State, Indiana-Purdue lowa- distinguished medal, had been outran his pursuers all the way teams playing on Mondays and
Notre Dame, Maryland-Virginia, Miami (-Northwestern, Minne- Tuesdays and the National
the line for the undis- League
sota-Wisconsin, Nebraska-Oklahoma, Ohio State-Michigan, Oregon- predominate in training small to goal
Oregon State, Syracuse-West Virginia, UCLA-Southern Californiaand arms shooters here at NAS Jax puted one-point margin to make playing on Wednesday and Thurs-
Washington StateWashington.GROSS since 1961. He is one of only 17 the Hornets of VA-44 the 1962 days.
EDITORS MAC DODDSAir SAMI's' in the U.S. Navy.In American League Champions. Torn Time
Monday, November 26
Air Force Colo. Air Force Force his letter of appreciation to Marine vi_ AF679th 1630
StanfordAuburn Stanford Stanford Stanford Placidi, Admiral Smedberg said, NARTU of the National League VP-7 v$ Admin 1800
Auburn FJa. State Fla. State "It is hoped that you will con and Hospital of the American VU-10 vi VAP-62 1930Tutld.y
Mich. State Mich. State Mich. State Mich. State
Purdue Purdue Purdue Purdue tinue your interest in small arms League met last Thursday at the November 27
Iowa N. D. N. D. Iowa and do your best to further that gridiron stadium for the playoff VP-7 MARTD vi vi Supply Com Off Men 1630 1800
Md. Va. Md. Md. interest among your shipmates." game to determine which would VU-10 vi AF679th 1930Wtdntiday
Wii.Neb.N. W. Minn.Neb.N. W., Minn.Miami (Fla.) Wis.Miami (Fla.) Congratulating their men on carry home third and fourth November 28
Okla. Neb. their success were Captain JamesR. place points toward the Ironman Boat Branch vi VA-44 1630
VP-5 vi Hospital
Mich. Mich. Ohio St. Ohio St. Compton, CO NAS; Captain Trophy. Dispensary vi FA TU 1930 1800
Oregon Ore. State OregonSyracuse Ore. StateSyracuse H. D. Allen, NATTU CO; and It was one of the closes gamesof Thursday, November 29
use Syracuse UCLAWash. use USC Commander. C. Griffin, CO the season with NARTU win- NARTU vi VP-30 1630
Wash. Wish. Wash. VA-44. ning by a one-point, sudden-. VP-5 vi A/C Maint 1800
Dispensary vi VA-44 193QI
November 1962 l
21 JAX AIR NEWS Page 5
DoD Outlines True.
Facts of Cuba CrisisThis
is the second in a series on Cuba, taken from
Questions and Answers, a Department of Defense publication -
covering the U. S.'s stand in the present Cuban crisis.
This brings us to October, 1962
foe. Therefore the President'saction
and the President's report to the
has world-wide signifi-
American people. There are a
and not just hemisphere
few points here that need spe- cance '
cial emphasis: significance.
1. CUBA IS NOT AN ISSUE 2. The U. S. course of actionwas
xh 8p which as been raised in. the con- required to show the U.S.S.R.
text of the Western hemispherealone. that the U, S. means business.The .
kj It is a much broader issueof maximum leeway for ne-
significance to the entire gotiations was represented by
world. The President said that the President's proposals to take
1 the 1930's taught us a clear lesson the problem to the United Na-
., I: \ : "Aggressive conduct, if allowed tions where this serious issue,
involving more than just Cuba,
ADVANCEMENT CEREMONIES were held SSffiair355a to grow unchecked and un-
NAS Bluejackets and Waves. Forty.five persons challenged, ultimately leads to belongs.
four to E7.i.Here John F. Butler, ATl receives his certificate of promotion from Capt. James R. war." He also made the important 4. The U.S.S.R. has made a
Compton NAS CO while Lt. Jeanette E. Green CI&E Officer looks on. point that the secret swift secret, unprecedented move into
-.--- build up of Communist missilesin Cuba with nuclear missiles. This
MDBS Notice Unlucky 13 ? Band Member Shows Cuba on our door step was a was a major effort to changethe
Employees Mutual Death deliberately provocative changein strategic balance of power.
Benefit the status quo which the U. S. Unless we meet this challenge,
Society Notice 198
and 199 is issued to advise Our History'sAlive Talent As ArtistA could not accept if our courage we invite the Soviets to make
and commitments similar elsewhere and we
were ever to moves
members of the death
of two of
man many LuisE. be them to demand
trusted again be either friend invite conces-
of its members.As Villegas SN of the NAS Jax
sions in other parts of the world.
a result of payments by With It Band. Besides being a trombonistwith
Navy Testing 4. NATO AND THE WESTERN
the Society members will
now the band, he is an artist.
Thirteen the number that to POWERS have made clear con-
be assessed $2.20 which is
now CURRENTLY VILLEGAS IS Short Takeoff
due and payable. The ten day even the most rational-minded PAINTING the background scen- sistently that our actions are
people connotes a jinx. The num- defensive. The Soviet
notice of assessment began on ery that is to be used in the finaleof Plane CatapultThe
November 19. ber that many hotels and office and Cuban leaders have consist-
the musical variety show, "Sa-
buildings skip in their floors. The Navy is currently testinga ently announced their offensive
Members reminded that "
are lute to Jacksonville. The show
number of cents for the Benjamin unique "slingshot" catapult to Cuba has sponsored
cash payments will not be will be presented in the new Civ- purposes.
be used in
Harrison stamp that the U. S. military activities against other
accepted. ic Auditorium on Saturday, De-
from short airfield.
Post Office discontinued four Caribbean countries. Cuba is
years after WWI. cember 8. The tests are being conductedat heavily engaged in providing
The finale number entitled, the U. S. Naval Air Test Fa-
BUT EVEN THIS MOST abusedof "Manhattan Tower" is a musical cility Lakehurst N. J. money, propaganda, peoplefor
subversive activities in Latin
1 Movie Guide I
all numbers has had its champions narration of the original compo- The main components of this America. It has become a train-
the Post Office discovered sition by composer Gorden Jenkins catapult known the RE-1
as as area ing ground for guerrillas and for
Movies will be shown regularly when it dropped the 13-cent T-34 turbo shaft engine located'at street mob leaders.
at 1900 on Monday through stamp. A group of students at The show is being presentedfor one end and to the side of a
Therefore, the U. S. has responded -
the benefit of the Jacksonville
Saturday; at 1400 and 1900 on Shepherd College State Normal 1,000 foot shuttle track, a clutch,
Sunshine Clubs under with leadership and the
Sunday, at the Mainside and College in West Virginia, disap. a nylon tape system and a con-
tion of the Jacksonville Music resources to preserve our own security -
NATTU Theaters and at 1900 onlyon proving to the action, petitionedthe trol console.
and to activate the collec-
Sunday at the Hospital The- Postmaster General to reverseit. Center Unlike the catapult aboard air-
VILLEGAS tive security machinery on whichso
IS A NATIVE of
ater. These times are subject to craft carriers, "slingshot" is an
change. El Paso, Texas, and has been here "assisted take oft" catapult sup- many nations rely for survivalin
framed their for nine months.He a world of states of equal sov-
They pointedly of
plying 50% the energy re-
Thursday, November 22 petition in 13 reasons why the intents to seriously pursuea quired for launch. The aircraft ereignty but unequal power.
Mainside Twilight For the stamp should be retained. as follows career in painting after com- supplies the other 50%. (NEXT WEEK: President Ken-
Gods. : pletion of his military obligationnext On carriers the catapults must nedy's Proposed Initial Steps to
NATTUnit-East of Kiliman- September. contribute 95% of the energy required Resolve the Cuban Crisis.)
1. America was discovered on
jaro. for take-off.
Hospital-Then There Were the eve of the 13th of the month. President Kennedy This launching system is pri- '
2. The original Republic con- '
Three. marily designed to meet opera- TurkeyContinued
sisted of 13 colonies. 3. The first
. Names Latest Navy tional requirements arising from
Friday, November 23 official flag had 13 stripes and 13
the Marine Corps' amphibious ( from Page 1))
stars. 4. Our national emblem, Polaris-Firing Sub
mission. It will provide launching
Mainside-A Public Affair.
American 13 things. They the gracious
the Eagle, required are
facilities at advanced bases where
NATTUnit-Twilight For the letters to spell it; so does our President John F, Kennedyhas gifts of the most high, God, who,
Gods. 28th fleet ballistic the normal runways are not
motto, E Pluribus Unum. 5. The while dealing with us in anger
Hospital-East of submarine the Steuben. long enough for jet take-offs.
first word to pass over the Atlantic for our: sins, hath nevertheless
November 24 cable was sent on the 13th The Polaris-firing submarine'skeel remembered mercy.
Saturday was laid at the Newport SIO Has Show Tickets
of the month. 6. Our silver quar- I "It has seemed to me fit and
Mainside-When the Girls Take ter is written all over with 13. News Shipbuilding and Drydock Tickets are now available at the proper that they should be
Co's Shipyards, in Virginia, Sept. Information Office Room
Over. Around the branch with 13 leavesis Service solemly, reverently, and grate-
NATTUnit-A Public Affair. one of the eagle's claws and 4, 1962. 238, Bldg. 1 for "Salute to Jack- fully acknowledge as with one
Hospital Twilight For the 13 thunderbolts in the other. On Baron Frederick William von sonville," a spectacular musical heart and one voice by the whole
Gods. his breast is a shield bearing 13 Steuben was a Prussian general show with a cast of 100 profes- American people. I do, therefore,
bars and from his beak is a rib- who volunteered to serve with sional and amateur entertainers. invite fellow citizens in
Sunday, November 25 bon bearing the 13-letter motto. George Washington during the The show will be presented at' every part of the United States,
Revolutionary War. He was later the Theater of the JacksonvilleCivic
feathers and it
Mainside-Fanny. Each wing has 13 and also those who are at sea
NATTUnit-When the Girls takes 13 letters to spell "quarter named Inspector General and Auditorium on Saturday, and those who are sojourning in
was responsible for the trainingof December 8.
Take Over. dollar. foreign lands, to set apart and
the Colonial Army The show is produced by the
Hospital-A Public observe the last Thursday of
THE PETITION CONTINUED: Nine submarines of the type Music Center for the benefit of
November next as a day of
Monday, November 26 7. There are 13 letters in John are in commission and four the Golden Sunshine Clubs.'
Thanksgiving and praise to our
Paul Jones' name. 8. There were others have been l launched.
Mainside-Loves of Salammbo. beneficient Father who dwellethin
in the first American
13 ships "
NATTUnit the Heavens.
Navy. 9. Perry's victory on Lake Thanksgiving
Hospital-When the Girls TakeOver the 13th of the Next Thursday let us be pray-
Erie was won on
(Continued from Page 1)) erfully and intelligently thankfulfor
month. 10. The Stars and Stripeswas children.
the blessings that are ours -
Tuesday, November 27 raised over Ft. Sumter on Other activities around the
the 13th of the month. 11. Gen. Thankful for America and the
Station will observe holiday
Mainside-Marines Let's Go. Pershing reached France on June U. S. hours including the Bluejacket'sInn sacrifices that have made her
NATTUnit-Loves of Salammbo. 12. The 13th Amend- great -
13, and NATTU Enlisted Men'sClub.
ment to the Constitution freed the i' SAVINGSBONDS Thankful for our good homes
Hospital-Fanny. country of slavery. The Commissary Store Officer and families -
Wednesday, November 28 The students' 13th and final I. has announced that the Thankful for the dignity of
reason-It wouldn't cost any store will be closed to observethe freedom, and last but by no
Mainside-The Last Sunset. more to make a 13-cent stamp holiday. Regular hours will means least, thankful for our
NATTUnit-Marines Let's other one. be in effect the rest of the week.I precious Holy Faith in God.r .
Hospital-Loves of Salammbo. than any Z
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! Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 21 November 1962
I BuWep's' Sponsored'
Military, Civilians Employes
Gather at O&R for SeminarA
two-week seminar at which attendees will receive
training in Value Analysis will be conducted at the Over-
2 r haul and Repair Department here from November 26 to
December 7, under the sponsorship of the Bureau of Naval
APPROXIMATELY Y 40 KEY
course for O&R type projects and
EMPLOYEES of O&R Jax, and
to tailor it to fit the needs of
representatives of customer
the local department. It is hoped
squadrons, other O&Rs and the
that recommendations developed
Bureau of Naval Weapons will
during the seminar relative to
11 take part in the seminar, to be
work accomplished on assigned
: held in the Smith Room of the
projects will be implemented in
Civilian Cafeteria.The .
VALUE ANAYLSIS TASK FORCE at Overhaul and Repair Department gets a final brief seminar itself will be con-
rundown of items of planning and the agenda for a two-week Value Analysis Seminar to beheld ducted by a trained team of This is the first time that such
at O&R beginning November 26. Lester "Slick" Sellars, coordinator for the seminar pointsto spe training has been conducted in
the planning agenda, while other team members look on. (L. to R.) Burleigh L. Humphrey cialists from the Values Programsfor an O&R Department, Capt. Fa-
Sellers: Williams H. Gentry: Charles S. Olden chairman of the task force and Herbert W. Mac Industry, Schenectady, N. Y.,
declared. "It demonstratesthe
Millan. a commercial concern assigned to
'can do' attitude that
Jax by BuWeps. However, the pre-
vails throughout our department.I .
job of planning and making ar-
Thanksgiving ObservanceNot consider that the selection of
How Clean rangements for the seminar is
Jacksonville for this honor is an
being handled by a special Value
achievement for which we can
Analysis Task Force at O&R Jax.
Always Nation Wide"The all be proud," the captain said.
Can You Get? THE O&R TASK FORCE was
completed circle of summer and winter, seedtimeand appointed by Captain Robert Fa-
Engineers assembling sen- harvest, has brought us to the accustomed season at gan, O&R Officer, with the ob-
sitive parts for tactical guided which a religious people celebrates with praise and thanks- jective in mind to eliminate un- NavyExchangeSets
missiles such as Terrier, giving the enduring of Almighty God. necessary processing on parts and
Tartar Mauler and at SUCH WAS PRESIDENT with emphasis all
Redye crisis of its history, the Civil War. components, on Hours
General Dynamics Pomona RUTHERFORD B. Hayes' elo- factors which affect cost. As an
Abraham Lincoln in 1863
facilities work in what is quent proclamation of Thanks- pro- example, on the A3D progressive
claimed to be the "cleanest"room giving in the 1870s quite in claimed it" as "a day of national aircraft rework program the For HolidaysThe
in the world. Its highly character with one of the most penitence, but his proclamationhad squadron was requesting removalof
its hopeful note. "Peace has Navy Exchange is offeringan
sanitary condition is the re- devout Chief Executives ever to forward fuel cell on all A3D
been preserved with all nations added service by having cer-
sult of a new method of air occupy the White House. aircraft for inspection of cavity
said Lincoln, "order has been tain stores remain open until
circulation called Laminar But not all U. S. Presidents i structure at PAR rework.
maintained, the laws have been 2000 Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning -
Flow, which represents a ma- have shared Hayes' reverence for This was investigated by the
respected and obeyed and har- Tuesday, December 4.
jor advance in "clean room"techniques. the Thanksgiving holiday; as a Value Analysis Task Force, ac-
has prevailed The schedule is as follows:
result, nation-wide, it has been ; mony tion was taken for forward fuel
except in the theater of conflict." Tuesdays Hospital Exchange
an on-and-off event until modern cells to be evaluated in place for
SO-CALLED "CLEAN ROOMS"are Proclamations Thursdays M a Ins Ide Ex-
times. by condition, security, integrity of
enclosed dust and germfreeareas change and Toyland
dents all sounded the
Thomas Jefferson, for example, national surrounding structure and the
in aerospace and elec- conscience. Americans Additional shopping time will
scorned it as a "monarchical were of loose
tronics plants where work is presence gear be allowed by having the Main-
urged to reflect their
practice, but on the other hand on past determine the necessity for re-
done on components that must side Exchange and Toyland remain -
John Adams wanted two Thanks- bounties by Grover Cleveland moval or rework in place. This
be as clean as possible to func- open until:
givings. One thing is certain during the economic panic of change in procedure resulted in
tion properly. The room is so 1300-Saturday, December 8
1893. Theodore Roosevelt
presidential proclamation of usually 50 man-hour savings per aircraft,
free of dust particles that mea- 1500-Saturday, December 15
Thanksgiving has usually come in the optimist, warned against some 850 man hours saved in six
suring devices have been taxedto 2000-Monday, December 17
time or national crisis. own appetites and follies. month, or about $6,000.
their limits. 1300-Saturday, December 22
George Washington proclaimedthe President Kennedy's 1961 proc- The O&R task force includes'
The 600-square foot area is 200 first nation-wide Thanksgiving lamation, a ringing affirmationof Charles Olden, chairman; Lester
times cleaner than a hospital in November 1789, asking his spiritual values, was perhaps "Slick" Sellers, Burleigh L. Hum-
operating room because air is countrymen to pray "for the sig- prophetic of the internationalcrisis phrey, William Gentry and Her- Cong, Bennett
circulated through it in a laminar nal manifold mercies and the fa- developing less than a year bert W. MacMillan. Sellars is co-
pattern which washes away dust vorable interposition of His prov- later. ordinator for the seminar. Speaks Yukon
particles generated while workis idence, in the course and conclu- "We give thanks," said the PURPOSE OF THE SEMINARis
in progress. sion of the late war." President, "for our freedom as to extend the!+ training given to Branch 126 FRA
Layers of air enter the room THE WAR OF 1812 CAUSEDour a nation; for the strength of our the original members of the Val-
fourth President, James Mad- and the faith of friends Charles Bennett
through a solid wall of absolute arms our ; ue Analysis Task Force to a Congressman
filters at one end. Air is drawn ison, to revive the Thanksgiving for the beliefs and confidence we larger segment of the O&R De was guest speaker last
out by a facing wall of return proclamation which Jefferson share; for our determination to partment. Although the seminar Thursday evening at the reg-
air registers at the opposite end. would have no part of. Then its stand firmly for what we believeto will be conducted by the com- ular monthly meeting of Yu-
In previous designs for clean national observance lapsed until be right and to resist mightily mercial team, the O&R group will kon Branch 126, Fleet Reserve
the nation wad deep in the worst what believe Association. A crowdf
rooms, air has been blown into we to be base. guide the team in preparing the capacity
branch members and
the room from the ceiling, caus- guests
ing turbulence which scatters Marine Li. Wins thronged the meeting hall to
dust particles, and exhausted t:3t: S hear him speak on Congres-
through floor vents. Bean Soup AwardResults sional legislative matters con-
cerning military personnel,
THE FLOW RATE OF CLEANair have been announcedin both active, reserve and re-
passing through the new Operation Soup Six, the an- tired.A .
room is about one mile an hour. nual contest held at NAS, Mem- 4 QUESTION AND ANSWER
This causes 100 air changes per phis, Tenn., to find the world's period followed the address, dur-
minute for any one foot of lineal best recipe for Navy bean soup. ing which members of the audi-
space in the room. Eight vacuum Marine Second Lieutenant Ver- S T ence directed specific questionsof
outlets have been installed to non J. Perz took first prize in 4 interest to Congressman Ben-
draw out additional dust. the contest. He is the commissary 4 nett. Some of the more important -
Designed with a minimum of officer of the USS Princeton questions sought informationon
obstructions to interrupt the air (LPH5). The first prize includes "curtailed medical and dental
:flow, the room is equipped with $00 in cash, a trophy and a two- care for retired personnel and
open shelves and work benches week all-expense paid vacationin their dependents", comments on
built of formica slabs on pedestal Tennessee's Great Smoky the "dual compensation" problemnow
legs. Pencils are not permittedin Mountains. under consideration,"
the room and ballpoint pens Navy cooks captured two run- "changes being considered in
are used to record data on lint- ner-up places in the contest. The Civil Service laws which are
:free paper. $50 second prize went to WilliamF. aimed primarily at retired or
THE FLOOR IS YOURS!-Congressman Charles Bennett
Technicians working the room Mackey, CS2 of the Atlantic (right), was welcomed as guest speaker last Thursday evening former military personnel who
wear white Dacron coveralls, Fleet destroyer USS Davis (DD by O. L. Allen President of Yukon Branch 126, Fleet Reserve seek or obtain employment
shoe covers and surgical head- 937)). Fred A. Schlicker of the Association where a capacity: crowd of members and guests therein", "the unusually high
gear. Equipment is passed into Sangley Point Naval S tat Ion thronged the Yukon meeting hall to hear him speak on Con welfare doles now being made
gressional legislative and other matters concerning: military personnel
the clean room through a pres- Philippine Islands, was awarded both active and retired. Congressman Bennett is an by federal state and local gov-
surized chamber. third prize of $25. honorary member of Branch 126. ernments."
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