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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 6, 1962
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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After ten days of search in the Atlantic northeast of

Puerto Rico, Crew One of Patrol Squadron Eighteen, based
Vol. 20 No. 38 U. S. NAS Jacksonville, Florida 6 December 1962
Naval Station
here and on detached duty at Roosevelt
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Roads, P.R., located the lost Spanish Caravelle, Nina II on

CNATRATo f2TT1: ; 7TTTTT..T T November 30. and his movements in the water
THE TINY SAILING VESSEL.
could be distinctly heard over

a replica oH Columbus' third ship the sonobuoy sound system. Tape
.. : : :' ,>' Nina to retrace
Inspect : : was attempting
S recorders within the aircraft were
iW ; the original voyage of 1492. She turned on to capture voice trans-

r- *' 4 :'\ 5) \ r departed the Canary Islands on missions. However, the crew of
NATTUnitChief October 28 and due at her
: was
the Nina II, not acquainted with
first landfall, the island of San
Scj55 the mechanics of the sonobuoy
of Naval Air Technical
Salvador on November 16. On
Training Rear Admiral J. C. sound system had to be instruc-
November 20 the Nina's situation
ted as to its function by message,
Clifton and his
inspection party
: appeared desperate since she had
will arrive at NAS, Jax, Monday, not arrived at San Salvador on dropped in a coffee can from the

December 10. schedule and had not been sighted aircraft.

They will conduct the Administrative ___ S' __ __ since November 15. The Air After instructions had been received -

and Material Inspection S \S Sea Rescue Service composed of by the Nina's crew, Robert

of the Naval Air Technical Train- S..) S : S U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy Marx, an underwater explorerand

ing Unit here on Tuesday, December S.> aircraft was immediately pressedinto the only American memberof

'u.Personnel. service in an effort to locate the crew filled in the mem-

inspection will be her. Search, efforts were Intensi. bers of the patrol plane with information -

held at 0900 on December 12. S rI fied on November 28 and No- concerning the voyageto

This will be followed by a bar- vember 29, but were fruitless.At date. They were advised that

racks, bag and locker inspection.The I daylight on November 30, the vessel had been becalmed for

afternoon will be devotedto ______________ Commander Vernon F. Anderson, manydays and the crew was Apprehensive -
a critique with the inspecting the executive officer of Patron as to possible hurri-

party expecting to depart NAS'' at Eighteen, leading Crew One of canes moving in that area and

1530 December 12. the squadron departed Roosevelt asked for her exact position,

'. ...' St Roads on an extended mission to which was fourteen hundred

!" : 1k:1 search a sector of the ,Atlantic miles south of her intendedcourse.

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f 1 .. south of those areas which had The crew asked that

t SHADES OF COLUMBUS-This photograph of a sailing already bdbn scanned for the members of families be notified,

I vessel, a, replica of Columbus' third ship, "The Nina" was taken missing khip. Concentrating their and said that all were well and

II by a Patrol.Squadron 18 P2V, piloted by Cdr. V. F. Anderson search efforts and conservingfuel in good spirits and had sufficientfood

I after the missing craft was spotted by the plane crew, 'some as much as possible, the and water for another 20
I.f I. 1400 miles from San Salvador, nearly 300 miles south of their
f .
east utilizing
4I crew proceeded radar days although they were already
intended latitude. The Nina bad departed the Cannary Islandson and other search devices detecting rationed.

I:" October 28 in an attempt to retrace the original voyage of\ 'and investigating many
: '. THE ONLY REAL EMER-
1492. (other photo's page six) merchant ships, but no sailing
GENCY seemed to be a shortageof
: vessels.At .
cigarettes which the plane crew

i MARTD Receives Top 1255 a tiny target appearedon dropped along with other infor-

!. -I' the radar screen left 8', range mation concerning position and \.. .
46 miles and the plane proceededto weather forecasts."s..

Rating at InspectionThe get a closer look. At a rangeof
The circled the Nina II
ten miles the bow lookout reported plane
/q m' Marine Air Reserve Training Detachment and attached white sails dead ahead for approximately two hours ren-

REAR ADMIRAL units went through an "Operational Readiness In and in a matter of minutes it dering all assistance requested.On .

J. C. CLIFTON spection" here last weekend and received a "Satisfactory"rating was definitely determined that leaving the scene, Marx said

from Brigadier General Louis B. Robertshaw, Com- the Nina II had been found. into the hydrophone, "Via la

TV Airs Navy mander, Marine Air Reserve Training. AFTER DESCENDING TO AN Marine, Viva.the U.S. Navy.

UNITS INSPECTED were Marine ALTITUDE of two hundred feet Your cans- (message containers)

DocumentariesThe Attack Squadron 144, Marine they photographed the wildly are like gifts from heaven," as

Helicopter Squadron 765, waving crew aboard the tiny the Navy Neptune swung west-
I
Navy's Hurricane Huntersof ward to Puerto Rico. "
Air Reserve 14
Marine Group ship. A sonobuoy was droppedin I

Airborne Early Warning and the Reserve Intelligence the hope that the crew would I On the way home, hording gas,
Squadron Four will be featuredon
Section. retrieve it and use the sonobuoy the crew joked about the day's
Walt Disney's Wonderful
Normally there are only two hydrophone to establish communication flight. One crew member was
World of Color, Sunday evening,
ratings for this type inspection- by low frequency ra- heard to say, "VP-18 found the
December 16. (
Satisfactory or Unsatisfactory dio. Sure enough, within minutesa Santa Maria, Scott Carpenter and
The one hour documentary
General Robertshaw, however, man clad in swim fins and goggles now the Nina II. I wonder when
television entitled "Hur-
program went a step further, saying he swam out to the sonobuoy they'll launch the Pintai ?"
ricane Hannah" may be seen locally -
was "highly pleased" by the per-
on Channel 12, WFGATVat
formance of both Reserve and
1930.
regular Marines of the MARTD.In .
This special program was film-

ed in color by the first televis- spite of inclement weatheron *5Jri 'i z. asw sfr
Saturday, all phases of the S.' :: "+S
ion crew ever permitted aboarda /
inspection were f 0'11 1 o wed 5r
Polaris submarine during an q/s
extended mission that includedthe through. Pilots and aircrewmen 4 !?

firing of its missiles.A were checked to determine their c '
capability to perform flight du
six man NBC News crew,
ties. There was an evaluation of
including correspondent Martin
tactical missions. The performance
Agronsky, spent 16 days aboard
of desig- I J '5"5
by ground crews
the USS George Washington and ( i : ; 555 5
nated service and support exer-
filmed in detail a realistic train-
.cises was observed. Designated
ing exercise and the launching of I
administrative exercises, primarily -
missiles into the Atlantic Missile 1'
concerned with mobilizationor
Range. i 1'L'
'
operations, received a close
"Polaris Submarine: Journal of
scrutiny by the inspecting party. ,
an Undersea Voyage" will be 5 /f 5,
Finally, there was an inspectionof /
seen locally on channel 12, detachment facilities and an :
WFGA-TV on Wednesday, December -
informal inspection of adminis-
19 at 2200.BULLETINI .
trative records. '
S
has Following a critique of the inspection '
Dispensary to let the' units con- AWUlHEH NAVY FIRST-President John F. Kennedy presented the Navy Unit Commendation

won the American League IM cerned know the inspection results to Cd:. William B. Ecker VFP-62's Commanding Officer on November 26 at ceremonies held at Boca

Bowling title and will be discuss any problem areas,. Chica Naval Air Station, Key West. The award was the first Navy Unit Commendation ever pre

joined by second place ,A/C and answer questions pertinentto sented personally by a President, and the first ever given to a Navy unit in peacetime. Pilots of the

Maint. Wednesday Dec. 12 at the inspection, General Rob- squadron (based at Cecil Field) also received a total of 16 Distinguished Flying Crosses given at two

2000, for the five.night, Three- ertshaw and his staff departed different occasions. The squadron took the majority of low-level photographs taken of Cuba during

League Championship roll. NAS Jacksonville, Sunday even the crisis. In inset Rear Admiral Joseph M. Carson Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville and Naval

offs. ing. Air Bases Sixth Naval District greets the President at Boca Chica.





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Page 2 JAX AIR NEWS .6 December 1962



} Station Traffic

S Violation RecordThe {. hi:

following is a report of
HAS Jacksonville
CAPT J. R. Compton ............................................................ Commanding Officer traffic violations for the period
COR'Wiltor J. Schub ................................................................ Executive Officer November 24 through Novem-
Fleet Air Jacktonvllle NAB 6ND ber 30:
RADM Joseph M. Carson .............................................................Commander NUMBER OF ACCIDENTSThis
CAPT Vincent Casey ............. ......................................._ Chief of Staff
.Fleet.Alr Wing Eleven week (period November

CAPT Gilbert J. Freuenhelm ............................................................ Commander 24-30 .......... ............... .. .......... 5 dI
CAPT Andrew H. Cowart .................................................... Chief Staff Officer Total accidents this year
Naval Air Technical Training Unit November 30 ...... 247 :
CAPT Harttel D. Allen ............................................ .......... Commanding Officer through .
CDR Eugene F. Verdery ...........................................v................. Executive Officer Number accidents through F1! I
Naval Hospital November 1961 ...................233
CAPT J. M. Hanner ................................................................ Commanding Officer NUMBER OF DAYS
CAPT Stephen H. Tollni ............................................................ Executive Officer SINCE LAST INJURY
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit
CAPT Ralph E. Elliott, Jr. .................................................... Commanding Officer IN MOTOR
COR William M. Miller .. ........................................................ Executive Officer VEHICLE ACCI- ;, .,
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jackionville/ Florida at no DENTS ... ... ... .5 NAVY WIVES CLUB-Mrs.' William i rause, Ways and
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July 1958. Means Chairman of Navy Wives Club No. 86 gives a $100 bill
Distributed weekly free of charge to military and civilian peraonnel of Fleet Air NUMBER OF VIOLATIONSThis to Norman Clive, Manager Jax Navy Federal Credit Union at
Jacksonville, Naval-Air Station, Naval) Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing week (Nov. 24-30)) ....82 last Wednesday's meeting. Clive was the guest speaker and
11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U. S. Naval Hospital. Speeding .... ...."...........,.....v. 18 the lucky ticket holder. Proceeds were used for the Club's
LCDR Ralph D. McClure ......................,. ... Service Information Officer Reckless driving ................ 4 welfare fund.Motorists'.
Andrew H. Planey ........................ Atisstant Service Information Officer
Editor-Mae Spencer, J01; Assistant Editor-Marc Whetstone, J01 Staff- Going through stop sign .... 0
Robert Dodds, SA; Ruth Anne Roberts, SA. Other violations ........... .. 60 Ten Commandments
Members of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern end International Forty-five drivers appeared
Councils of Industrial Editors. before the Traffic Hearing 1. Show a healthy respect for traffic laws. Tey are the
The Sax Air News is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material result of long and often deadly experience. The purpose of
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing cerdit Is given. Photographs Board at the meeting held on laws is to protect you and everybody else.
unless otherwise credited, are official U.S. Navy Photographs. December 3. Disposition of the
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone cases included the following: 2. Drive only when fit to do so. If you are overfatigued,
8164, 656, ill depressed or distracted cannot concentrate the
extensions 272, or 8161.SEAPOWER 10 lost driving and parking you on
exacting job of controlling the power of an automobile.
privileges aboard the station,
3. Use good judgment about speed.
12 were assigned to a course
in remedial driving instruc- 4. Check your car's performance at regular intervals.
5. Be self-composed. You will save wear and tear on
tions, 19 received suspended
penalties, 11 received warn- yourself and others in heavy traffic by remaining calm,
THE NAVY-A SOUND deterrent posture. ings, five were dismissed and don't forget other drivers are in the same predicament.
INVESTMENTCARRIER In time of tension, short of two were referred to com- 6. Respect pedestrians. Give them the benefit of any

STRIKING conflict, a carrier task force is an manding officers for possible doubt, especially children or older people.
FORCES The primary impressive envoy, visible and disciplinary action. 7. Stay where you belong. Remain in your own lane

means for gaining control of convincing evidence of the power Rear-end collisions often occur until it is safe to pass, weaving in and out is unfair to

the seas is the integrated na- of the United States and itsconcern when the vehicle ahead everyone.

val force known as a Task with affairs throughoutthe slows down or stops suddenly. 8. Signal properly, give the other motorist a break
Force. The potent and flex- Free World. Avoid such accidents by ob- with clear and correct signal in ample time before stoppingor

ible Task Force is the Attack ANTISUBMARINE WAR serving these simple precau- changing direction. .
Carrier Striking Force. Its FARE-The conduct of vigorous tions: 9. Allow others to have their rights. For example,

composition varies widely, de- antisubmarine warfare is an essential 1. Stay alert and keep your don't speed ahead just as another car is about to overtakeyou.

pending upon the specific element in the attainmentof eyes on the traffic ahead. .
mission and the threats likelyto the U. S. Navy mission to 2. Keep a distance of at 10. Reduce your speed at night. The average driver

be encountered and the re- gain and maintain control of the, least one vehicle length for cannot see clearly over 200 feet at night, and incidentally,
sources available. All ships in seas. This control of the seas each 10 miles of speed between be the first to lower your headlights.

this force operate offensivelyas embraces the effective denial to your vehicle and the one in
a super-intergrated wea- an enemy of the use of sub- front. FDR DependentsPlan 'Salute To Jax'Musical .

pon system aimed at seizing marines against the continental 3. Increase this following

and maintaining control of U. S., or against our free use of distance on wet, snowy or icy Kiddies PartyThe At Civic
the sea by the destruction or I the sea lanes of communication. roadways. This is vitally im-

the containment of enemy Antisubmarine warfare is portant when approaching in- men of the USS FranklinD.
forces., This mobile, self-con- therefor of primary concern to tersections. Roosevelt (CV-42)) will be Auditorium Sat.

tained force provides the of- the U. S. Navy. A large propor- 4. Remember that unex- home at least in spirit this A "
fensive punch of the Navy, tion of the combatant ships in pected conditions may force Christmas season. "Salute to Jacksonville, a
spectacular musical with cast
both nuclear and conventional. service under a
or developmentare the 'driver ahead to stop sud- They are sponsors of a Christ- of 100 professional and amateur
designed to combat the sub-
denly. mas Party to be given for their
entertainers will be presented at
The Attack Carrier Striking marine threats. In wartime en-
5. Make frequent use of wives and children on Saturday, the
Theatre of the JacksonvilleCivic
Force the role in submarines
plays major must be located
emy
rear-view checkup December
your mirror to 15, at the Mayport Auditorium at
gaining and controlof and Saturday
maintaining destroyed wherever they
on the vehicle behind you. Beach EM Club. 2000.
the sea in three ways: may be, at sea or in port.
If the driver follows too
you The The show which
festivities will provides a
One, it destroys enemy air- Due to the complexity of the closely, let him begin at
pass. 1300 and will include visit good cross-section of life and fun
a from
craft over the fleet, and in the ocean environment and rapid 6. Always give hand
proper Santa, the showing of movies in Jacksonville using all local
fleet's objective area. Two, it technological advances, antisub- signals before slowing down, ,
and refreshments. talent, including several Navy,
Entertainmentwill
destroys surface and sub- marine warfare the
enemy requires co turning, or stopping:
surface naval forces. Three, it ordinated effort of modern, spe- 7. Always avoid suddenstops be highlighted by the show- military and civilian personneland
ing of filmed greetings from the their dependents, is producedby
attacks and destroys enemy land- cially designed and equipped slow down gradually.
FDR men, as well the Music Center of Jax. Pro-
based facilities supporting their surface ships, aircraft and sub- as some inter-
naval forces, including shipyards, marines. esting surprises. In fair turn- ceeds go to a group of charitable

repair bases, air bases, and sub- AMPHIBIOUS WARFAREThe about, films will be taken at the organizations for the elderly call-
marine pens. Navy's future amphibiousforce C'VI"JESERVltt./ party for showing later on the ed the Golden Sunshine Clubs.

IN SUPPORT OF AMPHIBIOUS is designed as a fast Am- ship. ,The show will feature skits in

operations, the Attack phibious Strike Force capable of All dependents of Rooseveltmen various languages, complete with
Carrier Striking Force performstwo quick reaction and employingboth are cordially invited to the native costumes. The finale en-
vital functions. It destroys vertical and over-the-beach PROTESTANT08301Ioly affair, and are reminded to note titled "Manhattan Tower1' is a

enemy aircraft in the objectivearea assault techniques.Technological Communion, All the date on their calendars by musical narration composed by

and provides direct supportfor advances have Saints' Chapel co-chairmen Mrs. Jane Hutton Gordon Jankins.Tickets .

ground forces by precisionair necessitated changes in amphib- 0930-Naval Hospital Chapel and Mrs..Shirley Liming. for the show are now
attack and by naval gun and ious assault concepts since WWII. 0930-Service of Divine Wor- available at the Service Informa-

missile fire. However, the requirement to ship, All Saints' Chapel MDBS Notice tion Office, Room 238, phone extension
The above tasks are performedby land and support troops in over- 1100-Service of Divine Wor-. 272, Building One.
the Attack Carrier Striking the-beach operations is still val- ship, All Saints' Chapel Employees Mutual Death Benefit -

Force in limited war. No other id. In addition, there is a firm CATHOLICSunday Society Notice 200 and 201 is
force can do them all. Attack requirement for assault forces issued to advise members"of the 1[[ Rhymes!; of the.Timex

Carrier Striking Forces are deployed that can disperse rapidly, con- 0630-Naval Hospital Chapel death of two of its members.As "

mobile, and ready to act centrate rapidly, avoid concentrations 0900 & 1200-St. Edwards a result of payments by the ?NERE'S NOHE7 U

when and where circumstances of enemy strength, move Chapel. Society, members will now be lb TRICK
GROWING
dictate. rapidly from ship-to-shore, and Weekdays assessed $2.20 which is now due BIGGER
In general war, Attack Carrier still carry enough equipment and Monday Through Friday and payable. The ten day noticeof PO youRWITH
Striking Forces will make initial supplies to provide staying power. 0630-St. Edwards Chapel assessment began on Decem- .
nuclear strikes on assigned tar- Ships capable of supportingboth 1615-King Hall. ber 4. viM

gets and provide reconnaissance vertical assault and over- SaturdayConfessions AND
and attack on surviving enemy the-beach assault gives the am- are heard from Members ate reminded that VIGOR. p
forces. They contribute impor- phibious' forces these unique 1900-2000 and before Masses. cash payments will not be ac ....AFPSr t-

tantly to the national retaliator capabilities. 0900 King Hall cepted.
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6 December 1962 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3



49 Red Cross Volunteer



Grey Ladies Receive Caps


Forty-nine newly trained Red Cross volunteer Grey
l ## :k'' I IQ Ladies were capped at ceremonies held last Thursday at the

Naval Hospital Chapel. Thirty-three experienced Grey La-
dies also received awards for volunteer Red Cross Service at

the Hospital at the same time.

IT WAS THE SECOND such
Judd,12; T. J. Cummings and H.
class for women associated with
P. Mauer, 8 years; Henry Farrow,
the at NAS Cecil
Dispensary ,
7 years; J. R. Compton, 5; A. P.
b Field and the 39th for the Naval
-
,, '. 4 Crubbs, J. B. Maze, John Smer-
\ Hospital. There were 36 women don and H. J. Werret, 3; W. B.
from the Naval Hospitaland
capped Allen, Nathan Cole, K. S. Law, J.
13 from NAS Cecil Field.
O. Lence, V. E. Melander, A- W.
Presentation of the Grey Lad- Midgett, L. S. Nottingham, R. L.

ies caps and awards was made Read and E. M. Smith, 2 years;

by Captain J. M. Hanner, Naval J. P. Elixson, J. G. Fuller, W. M.

Hospital Commanding Officer Kitchell, J. C. Kwaak, C. R. Lar-

and Captain Richard E. Nauman, son, R. F. Mohrhardt, R. D. Nau-

Cecil Field Senior Medical Offi man, G. M. Pearson, W. F. Rau,

Q&R Hopes To Reap y .t cer. Assisting in capping and S. M. Trzcinski, J. P. White andR.

presentation of the awards were: G. Wood all have one year.

I Mrs. James R. Compton, On- Awards from NAS Cecil Field
Gains I
From Value
Post Chairman for the Red Cross
were given to: Mrs. W. Water-
I at NAS Commander Geraldine
; field for 4 years; Mrs. B. J.
Analysis MeetNot Houp, Chief Nursing Service at
Beard and Mrs. W. L. Taylor for
the Naval Hospital; Mrs. Har61d 1 year.

"how much does it cost" Brown, Chairman of the Duval

. but, instead "what should it County Chapter of the Grey
cost?" Ladies and Lieutenant Com- Movie GuideMovies

mander Evelyn Parker, Senior
That's the attitude with which Nurse of the Dispensary at Cecil will be 'shown regularlyat

some 60 key personnel, including Field. 1900 on Monday through Sat-
40 NAS Jax Overhaul and Repair urday; at 1400 and 1900 on Sun-
CHAPLAIN A. D. PRICKETT
Department employees, fleet rep- day, at the Mainside and NATTU
offered the in-
+ w; Hospital Chaplain
resentatives, representatives from 1 ss Theaters and at 1900 only on
.. vocation and benediction and
other O&Rs and the Bureau of ;,. : Sunday at the Hospital Theater.
Mrs. Kenneth Law, chairman of
Naval Weapons, are being instilled These times are subject to change.
"HERE'S THE PROBLEM"-Now find answersl! That's the the Grey Ladies presided. The
during the two-week an- Job that these two analyzing teams above have been given during graduates and their guests were Thursday, December 6
alysis seminar which concludes
the Value Analysis Seminar held here the past two weeks. invited to a reception in the Hospital Mainside-I Bombed Pearl
'
Friday here at NAS Jax.
The teams are just two of many from among 60 participants in Staff Lounge following the Harbor.
ATTENDEES HAVE BEE li- the seminar programed by O&R Jax and sponsored by the Bureau ceremony. NATTUnit-G u n s Of Darkness -

tackling problems thrown at of Naval Weapons. In top photo (left to right) W. M. Barge, Those graduating were: Mes- .

them by seminar leaders and J. W. Kemp and J. Y. Tyler, of O&R Jax, are faced with this dames G. A. Appelhof, J, F. Hospital-Seargeants Three. ,

have been attempting to solve problem: Provide a procedure to protect in place the components Binczak, William Bond, Stewart Friday, December 7

them with the objective in mindto that must be removed from the aircraft during process Bradshaw, W. J. Brandel, Harvey Mainside-Sayonara. ,

eliminate unnecessary process- to avoid damage due to water or stripping compound. In the Brannon, W. M. Brown, R. F. NATTUnit Bombed Pearl .. \

ing on parts with emphasis on bottom photo, pondering their big problems are (left to right) Browning, J. R. Chaffin, A. A. Harbor.

all factors relating to cost. Vincent O'Connor James Carroll, of O&R Jax and Jim Coates, Cipolat, Paul B. Clark, Paul P. Hospital-Guns Of Darkness.

The seminar itself, sponsoredby of O&R Norfolk. They get their heads together to revise pro Day, Stephen J. Earner, Roy L. Saturday, December 8

the Bureau of Naval Weapons, cedures to reduce ,the number of parts being scrapped on a Gentry, T. W. Graske, Rissell Mainside-The Bravados.

is being conducted by a commercial power plant of an HSS helicopter engine. Grelle, J. V. Josephson, Kendall NATTUnit-Sayonara.

company, the Value Pro- Kerns, A. J. McCormack, A. L. Hospital.I Bombed Pearl Harbor -

grams For Industry, Inc., Schen-I 1962's Christmas Cards McGlaun, R. P. McKenzie, Ellen .
ectady, N. Y. Mathes, M. H. Mead, Ray Metz- Sunday, December 9
ger J. A. Morton, J. L. Oppen- Mainside-Voyage To The Bot-
Inspired by speaker Jack the Traditional] heimer, W. D. Pulver, P. G. Rich- tom Of The Sea.
the Stressing
Prendergras, group duringthe ardson, C. E. Rodgers, H. H. NATTUnit-The Bravados.
first week covered such
top- Schlaffer, R. W. Shrum, Michael Hospital-Sayonara.
ics as Get, Know and Use Costs; "It that the faster our modern world changes
seems Tkac, C. W. Turner, M. P. Wat- Monday, December
Analyzing Costs Per pound, Per the more people cherish the traditional in Christmas art." son, G. L. Williams and E. W. Mainside-The Hunters.
Dimension and Per the
Property; SO SAYS A REPRESENTATIVE I Yarbrough all from NAS Naval NATTUnit-Voyage To The
Creative Approach Function candles in new and arresting
; of one of the nation's lead- Hospital.
Bottom Of The Sea.
patterns against textured back-
Evaluation Human
techniques, ing card manufacturers, who ad- grounds and using heavy parch- From Cecil Field were: Mes- Hospital-The Bravados.
'
Relations; Use of Specialty Ma-
vises us not to look for space- dames W. B. Ecker, W. F. Fin-
terials, and Value and Operations ment to give an antique effect. Tuesday, December 11
ships on this year Yuletide greetings Not all of this year's cards are negan, C. S. Hall, C. D. Harper, Mainside-A Very Private Af
Analysis. I because Santa still rules the designed for a single seasonal H. H. Hayes, L. G. Hill, Edward fair.

With Roy Fountain, President.I skies-and the cards show it." purpose. In the upper price Iglesias, H. L. Marr, H. J. Math- NATTUnit-The Hunters.

of Value Programs holding forth Nevertheless, she adds, the re- bracket one finds such remem- ews, R. F. Moreau, R. P. Mor- Hospital-Voyage To The Bot-

during the second week, the ligious motif is enjoying mount- brances as a red leather book of row, G. W. Yearous ,and N. V. tom Of The Sea.Wednesday .
sat in on sessions that encompassed Out of 600 Yeomans.
group ing popularity. new Christmas verse stamped with December 12

such subjects ,as How Christmas designs, a survey gold lettering a permanentitem Receiving awards for years of Mainside-Hole In The Head.
A 11 Techniques Fit Together; shows that one of every six hasa for the library; not to be active volunteer service were: NATTUnit-A Very Private

Blast, Create and Refine; How devotional theme-Madonnas, thrown out after New Year's Mesdames Thomas J. Bennett received Ii Affair.

Else Would You Make It?; Don't the Nativity, the Wise Men and Day. I a Special Award, Donald Hospital-The Hunters.
Be a Hermit; Overcome all Road- related Biblical subjects.
.. ..
.'' M++!y. : .f ; { ; rj
ylJ.
blocks; Tools, Quantities and Set- Likewise the enduring popu- ,.pngwH'wp l,. .' "k 1 ,%,
ups; and Put a Dollar Sign on larity of Victorian sentiment is y.bbr%: :.{ t':tf, / u', .'' ,..y !+a

the Main Idea. reflected in card manufacturers'

The Value Programs Inc. Was application of new designs to

assisted in preparing the items familiar materials-carol singers,

for O&R type projects by the old-fashioned family scenes and

O&R Value Analysis Task Force. jolly Dickensian types beaming

The task force includes Charles good cheer.

Olden, chairman; Lester Sellers; "Our job," says the card manu-

Burleigh Humphrey; William facturer's spokesman, "is to givea
Gentry; and Herbert MacMillin. new design flavor to the old

Sellers is coordinator for the holiday symbols." To this end,

seminar.It she adds, some designers are

is hoped that recommendations combining artwork with photo- :..;yy"; .Y, : f

developed during the seminar graphic techniques to create a

relative to work accom- feeling of depth.
will THEY ARE GROUPING such NEW GREY LADIES-Thirty-six women associated with the Naval Air Station received
plished on assigned projects their caps as Red Cross Volunteer Grey Ladies when the 39ih Class graduated last Thursday at
be implemented in O&R, it was staple Yuletide objects as bells, the Naval Hospital. Thirteen women from the Dispensary at NAS Cecil Field received caps also
stated. flowers, holly, pine cones and and 33 experienced Grey Ladies got awards for volunteer Red Cross Service.



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I Florida vs Perm- State In Gator BowlIt'll I JAX AIR SPORTSCorpsmen

be the Gators attempting -
to subdue the Nittany Lions in r----- NEWS
the Gator Bowl gridiron fracason
December 29 in Jacksonville.The .
University of Florida
Gators were extended the invita-
tion this week and accepted to Feel StingOf
take on the awesome Lions of
Penn State. Florida was given
the chance after Duke, the sea- VA-44 HornetsControlling
son's ,record of 8-2 declined. The I s' .
Gators, as it turned out, finally N 4 __ the backboardslast
got the Gator Bowl bid that was Thursday night, VA-44 A/C Maint (50) Boat Barnch
((31)) VA-44 ((52))
beat ; Dispensary
promised them IF they won its'second National Lea-
Miami. They failed against the s-i' gue game of the first roundof (41)).
Hurricanes, 17-15, in a hairraiser !! :. IM Basketball when the
but wound up representingthe Hornetmen downed Dispen-
i
South in the annual gridiron sary 52-41 in the nightcap at Puttering
classic here on Saturday, Dec- the Mainside gym.It .
29th. appeared as though the
PENN STATE, with a 9-1 record Corpsmen might pull the win out AroundOfficers'
has been voted as NumberOne of the bag at halftime as they
in the East and has been lagged by only seven points, Wives Golf Associationwill
among the top ten in the nationall i _S S 2518. hold its mid-season luncheon
season long. Had Penn State r next Tuesday, December 11, at
However, through the com-
to whom they the 0" Club, beginning at 1230.
by Army,
gotten bined effort of Robert Hyland
fell 9-6 in an upset, it might have Following the luncheon, awards
and Benny Gosey for VA-44, Dis-
been Penn State Number One in ik' T I pensary couldn't overcome theiropponent's will be presented to the winnersof
the nation. The Nittany Lions' keen eye. Hyland and the association's tournamentsheld
record is impressive, They thus far this year.
season
Gosey tipped in 32 of the Hornet's -
defeated Navy 41-7, Air Force 52 points. Members can obtain reserva-
Academy 20-6, Rice 18-7, Syracuse tions by either applying at the
20-19, California, 23-21, The win gave VA-44 its secondof reception desk at the 0" Clubor
Maryland 23-7, West Virginia 346 the season against no losses. by calling Mrs. E. D. Holley,
Holy Cross 48-20, and Pitts- '", .,..,. Not so for Dispensary as it suffered SP 1-0971.
burgh 16-0. JUMP, MAN JUMP Snatching the ball away from its second loss. *
The Gators enter the Bowl tus- VA-44 Hornetman Robert Hyland ((7)) is Dispensary's Jim Results of games played from Starting times,for Saturday and
sle with a 6-4 record. Coach Ray Hora ((5)) during a feverish battle on the boards. The Hornetmen November 27 through December Sunday play on the NAS Golf
Graves' charges disposed of Miss- however, took a quick l lead in the contest last Thursdayand 3 are as follows: MARTD ((57)) Course will no longer be taken
issippi State 19-19, Texas A&M led all the way to a 52-41 victory. Other players in the COMess ((32)) ; Supply ((48))' VP- by phone, according to Pro Joe
42-6, Vanderbilt 42-6, Auburn 22- action are Dispensary'i Jack Brady, and VA-44 guards Benny 7 ((44)) ; AF679th (44) VU-10 MacDonald. Instead, a golf ball
3, Georgia 23-15 and Florida State Gosey ((1)) and T. Warner ((2)). ((42) ; VA-44 ((60)) Boat Branch rack will be used on a 'first
20-7, while falling before Georgia ((36)) ; A/C Maint ((53)) Hospital come-first serve' basis. This will
Tech 17-0, Duke 28-21, LSU 23-0 Dodds Wins Final ((27)) ; FAETU ((30)) Dispensary eliminate those who don't "show"for
and Miami 17-15. ((28)) ; VP-30 ((32) NARTU ((19)) ; their starts, says MacDonald.


classic TICKETS are on for sale the at NAS gridiron Spe- Pigskin PredictionsSports Montana State's 11 LossesBy I

cial Services, Bldg. 704, at $6 and Writer Royal (Bob) .
$7.25. The latter tickets are be- Dodds came through with fly- be published in the December20th King Kelly
tween the two 20-yard lines. ing colors last week in the issue. A grim, bloody chapter could be written about the college grid-
finale of Jax Air News' Pig- Going into these games, McCaf- men who shelved their football uniforms for military uniforms and
Tickets for the Gator Bowl skin Pickers column of collegiate frey is leading the pack of regulars went off to a much fiercer competition never to return. The
Basketball Tournament will go gridiron clashes as his with 118 correct guesses out cheers of football fans were replacd by screaming shells and bullets
on sale here aboard the base soon, crystal ball showed 12 right of 162 game choices. Eleven shortof and bombs.
according to Special Services.The : of the 14 selections. this tally have been the Guest BUT OF ALL THE SORROWFUL reports of athletes killed, no
hard court tourney this HOWEVER GUEST PICKER Pickers who are recorded with news gripped emotion as hard as that of an entire college football
year will pit defending champion William Kenlaw was hot on 107 right. Our man Dodds holds team's starting eleven being wiped out during World War II.
Virginia Tech against Florida, Dodds' heels, coming up with 10 third place honors with 103 The Golden Bobcats of Montana State College in the 1940 grid
Georgia Tech and Rice, at the correct predictions, as were Ath- picks. It pains us to admit it but, season were far from being All-Americans. The first string was
Jacksonville Coliseum December letic Director Frank McCaffreyand as in every competitive endeavor, composed of 11 strapping athletes, typical American lads who lovedto
2728. the Editors, each with nine there must be an anchorman.Alas play football. But what they lacked in national recognition they
Virginia Tech has already hit right. that's us as we ended the more than made up in sheer hustle.
the national headlines with an As far as the Air News is con- season with 94. Must check those Those Bobcats lined up like this: Tackles John Burke and
upset over Kentucky. It was the cerned, the football season is tea leaves next year! Newell Berg; Guards Bernard Cluzerj and Joseph McGeever;
first time Kentucky had lost its over. But before we relinquishthis Center Alton Zempel; Ends Dana Bradford and John Hall;
opening game in 35 years. space for other sports news Golf League Backs Albert Zupan, Wendell Scabad, John Phelan and Rick
we will have one more Pigskin Roman.
Picker Parlay predictions on When WWII came along, all went into service. Thus began the
BowlingLeague the classic Bowl games. This will StandingsA strange and fateful story of these Montana State athletes, a story
which proved to be a cycle of death.
putting and driving contest
Team CONTINENTAL LEAGUE Wins Losses for the American League Cham- IT BEGAN THREE MONTHS after Pearl Harbor when Dana
Hornets 42 18 pionship of IM Golf will be play- Bradford died in a plane crash. Soon after, his teammate and fellow
Cougars 40 20 ed this coming Monday at the end was killed in a bomber crash over England.No .
ResultsThe Owl Hoots 38 22 NAS Golf Course. The Match sooner had this grim news been reported when Albert Zu-
season of IM Bowling is Fire Griffeni Balls 40'h 37' 23lh 23 Will be between the Hospital "A" pan, back, also met death in 'a plane crash. Three Golden Bobcats
coming to a close after a long Pay Masters 36 24 golf team and Fleet Air Wing killed in three plane crashes!
hard fight to maintain the top Pin Benders 38 26 ll's team who both hold a five The sad chain of events continued. As Montana State College
spot in each of the leagues. The Ham Hocks 34'h' 2S and one win-loss record in com- mourned the three grid casualties, tackle John Burke lost his life
winners of each league has not Mix Masters 311h 27 34 petition play.Following in the Italian invasion. About the same time, far across the world,
determined but will Spartans 291,2 the other tackle, Newell died New
yet been Neptunes 27 33 are the win-loss re- Berg on a bloody Guinea shore.
probably be decided in next ComFairJax 2slh 341h cords of each team in the Na- BOTH GUARDS LOST their lives soon after, Bernard Cluzenin
week's kegler play. Road Runners 25 3S tional and American Leagues of the South Pacific and Joseph McGeever in Germany. Seven
Following are the win-loss records Boat Branch "B" 23 33 411h IM Golf. i Bobcats slain! Nobody dared believe fate would be cruel enoughto
of each team in the three A/C Operations Maint "B" 18lh 14 46 NATIONAL LEAGUE touch the remaining four. Their loved ones, along with the
leagues: UntouchablesTeam 12 44 Team Wins Losses Montana State student body, prayed for their safe return. '
AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE VAP-62 2 0 But the fatal handwriting was on the wall. Back Wendell Scabad
Team Wins Losses Wins LossesBandits VA-176 (tied) 4 1 succumbed to battle injuries, then the remaining two backfieldmen
VA-44 (tied) 4 1
12
341h 17lh 36
Dispensary John Phelan and Rick Roman were killed.
A/C Maint 34 18 NARTU 31 13 ComFairJax 1 1
SeaBeesConfidentials 331h 18lh Stingers 28 16 Hospital "B" (tied) 1 3 Now only one of the original starting team remained-star and
32 20 Avions 29 19 VP-30 "A" (tied) 1 3 center, Alton Zempel. As World War II was rapidly drawing to
Electrons 31 21 Hack Drivers 24 16 NARTU 0 4 and end it seemed that he would escape the grim cycle of death.

Chiefs Marlins 211h 19 22lh 21 Strikes Hospital 22 22 22 18 Team AMERICAN LEAGUE Wins Losses But with peace in sight, Alton Zempel met death in a; plane crash,
Playboys 21 23 VU-10 23lh 241h Hospital "A" (tied) 5 1 July 7, 1945.
Keglers 22 26 Live Wires 21 23 FAW-11 (tied) 5 1' One by one, all the Golden Bobcats made the supreme sacri-
Com Off Me.. 19 29 Skeater Beaters 19 2S VP-30 "B" 2 2 fice, thus ending the ,sorrowful saga of the Montana State team.
Mad Foxes 12 20 Marines "A" 19 29 O & R 1% 2% Yet, the only college in America to have its entire starting eleven

Sky Falcons Warriors 151h 12 28th 20 Pan Bebee Handlers Stackers 121,2 14 311,2 30 A/C VP-5 Maint 2 1 4 2 wiped out during World War II. (Taken from The Mirror, NS

Ten Pins 14 38 Boat Branch "A"' 11 33 Marine Brks % 3% ayport.)


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I They Save Soles Patch Hoi es



"WE MEND THE RIPS

o PATCH THE HOLES -
BUILD UP THE HEELS

SAVE THE SOLES .
on over 1,000 pairs of shoes a month", says Marvin L. 1 1t

Mulkey, manager of the Navy Exchange Cobbler Shop in

W s Bldg. 3.
Mulkey has two other cobblers in the shop whose total

;: experience in repairing footwear exceeds 27 years. They are
; James Williams with over 20 years and Rufus Jenkins who

has been here at NAS the past seven years.

r Actually, Mulkey has been in the shoe repair businessa
scant four years but his ingenuity in the trade has, in

only this short time, been cleverly exhibited. This i is further

astounding to the fact that just before coming to NAS Jax ?

:,. he was retired from the Navy as a chief warrant officer
and had never worked as a cobbler. .
The shoe repair shop, open Mondays through Fridays Finishing touch-sanding the

from 0800-1630, is equipped for all types of cobbler repairsat heel. I

Mulkey with customer Mike Jones ADJAN of VA-44 a considerable savings to customers. One added feature -
those favorite casuals can be converted to golf shoes. Mrs. Nettles


Commenorative Stamp Is December


Urged for Aviation Pioneer PersonalityMrs.


Twenty-five and a half years ago last Tuesday, on July }S Barbara Nettles was
2, 1937, one of America's famed aviation pioneers went ? honored last Friday as the

down in the Pacific near the small island of Rowland on Supply Department's "Per
the Equator-never to be heard from again. sonality of the Month" for
TODAY. ADMIRERS of this -t {J i December. She is a Manage-
organizations across the nation.A f !
ment Technician in the Me-
forerunner to outerspace are ___
thorough account of the at- '
.
thods and Standards Branch
crusading in an effort to get the
U. S. Post Office Department to tempted around-the-world Ear- g Planning Division.THE .
hart flight appeared in the past
HONOREE was cited by
issue commemorative I.
a stampin
July 14 issue of Navy Times. Thearticle's s .
tribute to this world known ) h. Captain John D. Sullivan, NAS (
figure-Miss Amelia Earhart. facts revealed that one I Supply Officer for her contribu-
thing was for sure: "a failure of
These admirers include mem- tion to the overall mission of the
National communications cost Amelia Ear- Supply Department and especially -
bers of the Aeronautics
"
hart her life .
Association and the Federal Aviation for her outstanding efforts in
It was because of this failure :;iL
and of
the planning for training
Agency.In that a lesson had been learned.A .
personnel for the implementationof
a letter to the Departmentfrom costly lesson, but one which the switched circuit automatic
the NAA, it was stated,
spurred, the attention of America's network facilities here at NAS,
"We recommend that
strongly air-sea emergency rescue Jacksonville.She .
Miss Earhart's achievements, as procedures to the advanced state
was also praised for her
one of the great women pilots be of effectiveness, it is today. ___' a xa.K.M
and
enthusiasm tact judgment
recognied at this time throughan Through controlled communica- Jenkins sews on a "welt" before pounding sole. ,
displayed in coordinating the
appropriate commemorativestamp. tions, many air sea rescue vic-
of the
transceiver operations
Our files are filled with tims have been saved. Cadet Kelly Carries On Supply Department with the
the flying exploits of Miss Ear-
Says one of the stamp crusa-
various inventory managers and
hart and we strongly urge every- ders, Shirley Dobson of Man- Family Tradition at PointWhen other naval activities.
to this effort to
one support
pro-
chester, Conn., "After the stampis MRS. NETTLES began her
mulgate her and her President FranklinD.
memory announced look forwardto
we him the federal service career here in
was "right
achievements with this commem- Roosevelt declared Dec. 7 way.
having her birthdate (July the O&R Department in 1949.
orative stamp." 1941 that will live in WINNING A COMMISSIONwas
24th) being proclaimed officially: a "day Then she worked with the De-
N. E. HALABY for the FAAin Amelia Earhart World-Peace International infamy' many men and wo- one ambition, singing with partment of Internal Revenueand
a letter to the Post Office De- Goodwill Dayandthen men brushed destiny to either the Glee Club at West Point was later the Area Wage and

partment said, "Miss Earhart Hall of Fame for which she live or die heroes. Army Air another and playing soccer was Classification Office.
made contribu- Force Captain Colin P. Kel- another. Right now, Kelly is two
valuable
many will be eligible in 1965. I I After formal training in Methods ,
Jr. West Point Class of for three, being Cadet in Chargeof '
tions to aviation of more than Persons interested in seeing a ly, ( and Standards techniques,
lasting value than the 1937)) of those who the Glee Club, and havingwon
spectacular commemorative stamp issued on was one Mrs. Nettles was assigned to the
ocean flights for which she Miss Earhart are asked to writeto paid the supreme price of two numerals and two let- Supply and Fiscal Departmentat
is freedom. became ters in soccer. The commission in
remembered. She is credited the Post Office Department, Capt. Kelly NAS Cecil Field.
America's WWII hero either Armor or Infantry will
with having done more to over- Washington, D. C. first She transferred to her present
when he crashed his bomber come in June 1963.
come the resistance of women to position in May 1961.
flying in the early difficult days into a Japanese warship to Last Saturday though Cadet The honored employee is a na
than any other one person. Navy Needs brighten the glow of freedomand Kelly and the Army soccer team tive of Jacksonville and a grad-
from coast to would have traded them all for
partiotism
"She also was instrumental in uate of St. Paul's High School.ITct4 .
getting the Federal Air Marking coast.IT at least one goal against Navy. .
Program started at a time when Volunteers WAS AT DECORATION The Navy lads hustled to a 1.0

navigation aids were few and CEREMONIES for Capt. Kelly, win over army in the Annual
far between. While today Air The Navy is asking for addi- that President Roosevelt an- competition at Clinton Field, and
tional men for its submarine ser- Kelly as usual went the "hard
Marking is the responsibility of nounced an open letter to the
the individual states, the work vice and would like 2,000 volun- President of the.United States in way." He played forward and

continues and the Federal Avi- teers. 1958, requesting that President to right half.

ation Agency considers it of The submarine service is not appoint Capt. Kelly's son, Colin, Coach Joe Palone, who's beenat
tremendous importance to air undermanned. The Navy is try- to the United States Military West Point for 18 years, and

safety."If ing to redistribute personnel in Academy. soccer coach for 13, says of

there is anything you feel overcrowded areas. Colin, the third, was 16 monthsold Kelly, "he's a wonderful lad.
you can do to further this good The silent service has a com- at the time, but learned at an Colin, who's only 160 pounds and

cause, which would give recog- plement of approximately 15,000 early age of his father's heroism, 'stands six feet, is a wiry boy,
nition to Miss Earhart's great men but has vacancies in the and his waiting Presidential ap- and one of the most loyal, hard I i

pioneering, I know the entire following ratings: pointment. In fact, Colin says 'I workers on the team." ,

aviation community would be Quartermaster-230; Sonarmen150 never.considered going anywhereelse. Perhaps the nicest thing a per- MRS. BARBARA NETTLES

grateful for it." ; Radiomen-130; Yeomen- ." son could ever say about anyone,

EQUALLY BACKING THE 100; Storekeepers-25; Commis- Now a first classman at the i is what Coach Palone says about NATTUHonormen

tribute crusade include the mem- sarymen-100; Enginemen (for Military Academy, Cadet Kelly Cadet Colin P. Kelly, III "His
bers of the 99's Internationalfirst auxiliary engines-40; Stewardsor went first to Dickinson Collegein hat size has never changed."

( licensed woman's aviatress ( TN/TA-150) ; Seamen (or Carlisle, Pennsylvania, wherehe And while Army didn't win PVT F. Schindler, AO "A"

organiation in the country), the SA-352 and Firemen (or FA) took algebra, French, chem- the soccer game with Navy, Cadet School], 84.17.R. .

National Council of Women of -725. istry, and English. Then with Kelly must know that a very Normandin, AO1, AO "B"
the U. S., Eddie Rickenbacker, Interested personnel should thousands of others young Kelly special member of the Long School, 87.99.J. .

Clarence Chamberlin, Fannie contact the NAS Career Appraisal took the USMA competitive ex- Gray Line looks down on the R. Koltes, AEAN, AE "A"
Hurst thousandsof Officer or Education Officerfor aminations and won his appoint- Plain at West Point, and echoes,
as well as School, 89.61.PKi .
other individuals, groups and details in Bldg. 955. ment the "hard way," which for "You are a man, my son."

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Page 6 JAX Am NEWS 6 December 1962



YOUR AMERICA



By CLARK KINNAIRD

(AFPS American Heritage Foundation Feature)

ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-NINE YEARS,AGO, ON JULY .c,

1803, Thomas Jefferson wrote a unique Presidential order and

passport for Captain Meriwether Lewis, whom he had chosen to

lead, with Captain William Clark, an exploration of the upper
reaches of the newly acquired Louisiana Territory. It concluded:

"I ask of the Consuls, agents, merchants and citizens of any nation

with which you have intercourse to furnish you with those supplies

which your necessities may call for, assuring them of honorable

.. KN and prompt retribution. And to give more satisfaction and
confidence to those who may be disposed to aid you. I, Thomas

Jefferson, President of the United States, have written this letterof
'
general credit for you with my own hand."
JEFFERSON HIMSELF DEVOTED CONSIDERABLE attentionto

j the supplies Lewis and Clark were to take for the use of them-

{ selves and their companions ((14 soldiers, nine civilian volunteers

AtltlltJCIATION: PLAQUE-Congressman Charles Bennett from, Kentucky, two Canadian boatmen, a hunter, interpreter-an
(L.) receives an appreciation plaque from Mrs. Wynona Spur. Indian woman-and Clark's servant). Also items to be given or
lock Treasurer of the American Federation of Government Blnejackets i
Employees, Lodge 696 at a recent meeting. Looking on are Otis traded to Indians en route. Jefferson probably was responsible for
Owens, Lodge President and Douglas Houghton Secretary. The Inn Doin'sThursday the fact that the expedition started from St. Louis with 193 poundsof
plaque was given for the Congressman's efforts on behalf of the "portable soup" made by a French chef in Philadelphia famed
Federal employees. He was also awarded an honorary life membership without to ruin their
at the same time. December 6 for enabling gentlemen to travel having
stomachs with the food dished up at backwoods, ordinarise or inns.
Dance featuring Carl Boyd 'and

NevI Deepfreeze the Rhythm Kings 2000-2400. STARTING, surveying instruments SUPPLIES, boats INCLUDED, tents, compasses BESIDES, thermometers concentratedfoods ,
...
Friday, December 7 hydrometers, fishing equipment, weapons, ammunition, blankets
Bass Former Dance featuring Phil Kay and and spare clothing; and such incidentals as pipe tomahawks, axes,

FOR RENT the Chantels 2100-0100. rope, trumpets, grinding stones, quantities of knives, looking-glasses

Furn. apt., 2 bdrm Duplex, $100 per NAS Jax CORear (for Indian gift), sheets of copper, ear trinkets, finger rings, small
mo.; EV 4.3112.OrtegaUnfurn.. Saturday, December 8 medals, iron kettles, wampum belts, epsom salts and various other
apt; EV 95326. Admiral James 'H. Reedy, Dance featuring Carl Boyd and drugs and medications.

King Riverside-Furn.St.Alpha. apt; Mrs. Smith, 749 former commanding officer. of and the Rhythm Kings 2100-0100.

St.-Furn. apt, 2 bdrm; EL NAS Jax, has f relieved Rear Admiral Sunday, December 9
4-5672. David Tyree, as Commander -
March Wilson md.
Dance featuring !
l Harlon Blvd.-Rent or sale furn. 3 r '
U.S. Naval Support Force,
bdrm, 2 bath house; SP 12636. and the Red Coats 20002400. l at $44
Antarctica at the Amundeen- ?!
Orange Park-Furn. 3 bdrm house; &. i dM-
2646884. Scott Station at the South Pole. Monday, December 10

lakeiore-Unfurn., 2 bdrm. house $60 Dining and Dancing.
held
Admiral Tyree, who has
per mo; EV 9-8357. /!P3Jrr
Baltic Street-2 bdrm, 1 bath house; the post since April 1959, will Tuesday, December 11
$75 per mo; EV 85545. return to Washington as Antarctic Happy Hour 17001800. ? .. i11dtJ44Lt d il' lil'J'.lrJ
FOR SALE Projects Officer.
Lakeihore bdrm house, corner lot; Wednesday, December 12
H.TV Dent, Ext 211. Adm. Reedy, who served as CO I < % 4 ; vI?
Orange Park-Riverfront, ranch house; of NAS Jax from July 1959 to Game Night 2000. .e..P.iJ7 v
CO 4-6646. 1961 has been with Adm. fr'
August ,
.., Cedar Hilli-4 bdrm, 2 baths SP ClyGt/a I.h
? 14913. ; 1'yree since September of this A formation of birds was fly- fdiult-
I ing south for the winter, and one
THIS N' THAT year.
leaving December 20 to 27 for Harrisburg When he left NAS he became bird near the back asked another, 7 r s d c jL V ;C.t4

Williamsport and around York, "How come we always follow
Penn., to atiiit with driving. Commander Carrier Division 20, that same idiot leader?" flL / ,
Lost, 10 transistor radio, Thurs., Nov. operating out of NAS Quonset The other replied, "He's got \
.
29, Mainiide Theater ext 414, RJ. Le-
lange; reward. Point, R.I. the map." .p4:1.

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Flying, Club Gets FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION I


I Second Aircraft,

Branch 91, FRA, will hold their
}{..
Solos ThreeJax regular monthly assembly meet-

9 ing at the FRA Clubhouse, 8554
{ { Navy's Frying Club is rapidly Roosevelt Blvd., tonight, Dec. 6,

growing both in membership at 2000. Also, today is the last

which now totals 62, and day in which members and
: friends can donate clothing to the
in aircraft.
people of Guam.
Added to the flight line the last
Clothing for the typhoon vic-
of November was a PH-17 Vagabond
tims must be dropped off at the
which will eventually be Branch 91 clubhouse by today.

4r4 '> equipped for cross-country jour- Special arrangements are being

nys. The,club started with a J-3 made to ship the clothing to

? I fleet the club has a request in to Guam.

t Washington for two T-34 former The annual Branch and Unit
91 family Christmas party and
Navy trainers.AT .
.. dinner will be held this Satur-
p THE LAST MEETING held
day, Dec. 8, starting at 1800. Gifts
Monday, the club's guest speakerwas for children up to 12 years of
Lv
E. D. Lowe AT2 of Cecil age are to be wrapped, tagged

Field who spoke on the advantages and brought to be placed under
the Christmas tree and ,
presented
.
\
5 of being associated with
by Santa Claus. Price of each
flying clubs. The only memberof
'gift should not exceed 50c.
the Moody, AFB club in Val-
M % soloed in the J3. They are R. R.
: dosta, Ga., Lowe flew that club'sT34
;, > CooneY ATl of VP-18, J. G.
craft to Herlong Field 'ear-
{ Y a Pruitt, ATC of NATTU and Cdr.G. .
lier this week. It will be on dis- M. Beyer of VA-44. Cdr. Beyer -

play through tomorrow. has also soled in the Vaga-

) meeting bond. Also, five inactive pilots
&1". During next Monday's ,
have been rechecked for active
DISCOVERERS Of NINA II-These are members of Crew One of Patrol Squadron 18 who at 1900 in Bldg. 168, club mem-
found the lost Nina. Front row (L. to R.) C. T. Vines ADR2, 'Plane Captain T. P. Clarke AN, Radioman bership cards will be issued and filghts.
R. L. Long AX3, Third Tech.) L. O. Hughes AK1 First Tech.; and R. E. Clark AX2 The club's planes are hangered
Second Tech. Back row (L. to R.) A. L. Hardison AOI, Ordnanceman Cdr. V. F. Anderson. a new 17-lesson basictoadvancedtraining at Herlong where a new shell- '
Patrol Plane Commander) Lt. W. K. Stuckey Patrol Plane Commander) Lt. (jg) T. P. Damm, Co course will begin.So type club house .is to be
pilot/Navigator Lt. J. W. Lane Navigator/Tactical Coordinator and M. H. Wilson ADR1. Second expected
Mech. far three members .have I constructed in coming months. 'j 1



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