Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 7, 1962
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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: \ VA 44 Moves Jets i


4s ToCecilFeb.15The

?w : #.. Navy today announced plans to shift 56 jet training

kz b S $ planes? and 500 officers! and! men from the Jacksonville Naval

Air Station to Cecil Field. of the
An additional advantage
THE TRANSFER WILL BE move, he said, will be a consider-
effective Feb. 15. The plan calls able reduction of jet noises over
{ for the splitting up of Attack
t, the heavily populated area
ii Squadron 44 into two separate
near the city. The move has been
training squadrons under Cap- described by one ranking Jack-
tain R. L. Werner, Commanderof
"One of
4 sonville naval offcer as:
i / Carrier Air 4 Cecil
Group for-
( the Navy's continuing steps
\ Field. ward in both efficiency and com-
Attack 44 is currently
Squadron "
munity relations.
a replacement pilot training A number of milestones in the

squadron at Jacksonville Naval history of the Jacksonville Navy
urn Air Station which trains naval
1 ; will be passed during the move.
;, aviators in both jet and propeller When the ComFairJax Navy
attack aircraft. Under the
Band strikes up the music during
new plan it will specialize onlyin recommissioning ceremonies for

jet bomber training and will VA-45, Feb. 15, it will be offi-
retain the designation of VA44.A Black-
cially playing "Bye, Bye
;, ,. new squadron, VA-45, will bird" for the first time in sev-
be recommissioned at Jackson- eral years.

IS W4NEK-A Cub Scout from Pack 13 here at NAS Jacksonville talks with his ville Naval Air Station on Feb. Attack Squadron 45, formerlya
grandmother in Georgia over the ham radio equipment at the Jax clubhouse. Joe Goetzlnger AT2 15 for the purpose of providing fleet operating squadron that
of VP-7 acted as host and modulator for the Cubs as they talked to grandparents and relatives training in propeller-type attack 1958
through the cooperation of relay ham operators. A similar visit was made the following day by aircraft. The commanding officerof was decommissioned here in "
20 Brownie Scouts some of whom were afforded the same opportunity. was called "The Blackbirds.
the will be
new It will be recommissioned as a
Commander Luther H. Elliott
replacement pilot training squadron -
present VA-44 executive officer but Navy tradition calls for

COMMANDER M. C. GRIFFINwill it to retain its old nickname.

continue as skipper of VA- 44 whichwas
Attack Squadron ,
Jt1 44. All of the jet aircraft of commissioned as a fighter
VA-44 35 A-4B Skyhawk jet
squadron in 1950, changed statusto
light attack bombers and 21 an operating attack squadronin

TF-9J Cougar jet training 1956, and later, in 1958, be-
planes-with 500 officers and train-
came a replacement pilot
will physically move to
Vol. 20 No. 45 U.S. NAS Jacksonville Florida 7 February 1963 Cecil Field. ing squadron, will now changeits
operating base and specializein
-- About 145 officers and men of

Coast Guard Plane 1963 Federal Service VA-44-all specialists in propeller jet attack pilot training.

aircraft-will be placed in

Lands Safe Here VA-45. The new squadron will Pay Bill Will Not
operate 25 propeller aircraft
Campaign To Open Fri. from Jacksonville NAS-21 A-1H I Cut O'Seas-Sea PayServicemen
On One
EngineA Skyraider bombers and four drawing over

T-28 training planes. All have
will not
Coast Guard two-engine HU- The 1963 Federal Service Campaign to support six seas or sea duty pay
single engines.
lose under the Defense
16D, formerly UF-2, made a safe National Health Agencies and the Joint Crusade will be However, the new squadronwill Department's money pay proposal

landing here on Tuesday morn- launched for Navy military and civilian personnel in the steadily gain in manpower even though the bill would

north ing after of losing Daytona an Beach.engine just The Jacksonville area at a big kickoff slated for Friday, Febru- until it has a strength of 180 abolish these benefits in favorof

aircraft was enroute from Pat- ary 8, at 1000 at King Hall here. officers and men.the "remote or isolated duty"
In announcing plan today,
rick Air Force Base to NAS Jax. Keymen, unit chairmen, campaign pay.Under
Admiral M. Carson
I respond generously to the forth- Rear Joseph the proposed legisla-
The combined efforts of the workers and highranking Commander of Fleet Air, Jack- basic and
coming campaigns for the National tion the total of sea
Federal Aviation Authority and Navy officials and represent- Health Agencies and the three sonville, said that the Navy had or foregn duty pay which an

the Navy were credited with atives of the participating agen- International Crusade Agencies.Our been studying the proposal for individual now draws will be

bringing the plane down safely. cies will be on hand for the ini- support to the Health Agen- "some time." He said that con- compared to the total of basic

The plane was at 5000 feet altitude tial rally. cies insures the continuation of solidation of all jet pilot train- pay plus "remote or Isolated

when the engine failure : the struggle to bring better ing at Cecil Field will serve a duty" pay under the new

occurred. At that time, the pilot THE UPCOMING CAMPAIGNwill health to all and to alleviate hu- twofold purpose. scale.

and co-pilot, Lieutenant E. V. be the first of three annual man suffering. Through our con- First will be increased efficiency If the latter total Is less he

Dempsey, Jr., and Lieutenant fund appeals conducted among tributions to the international by placing all jet training per- will continue to be paid under

junior grade W. Pawley, were in military and civilian personnel in agencies, we extend the hand of sonnel, planes and equipment at the old scale 'and draw his

radio contact with the Jackson- Jacksonville. The others are brotherhood to the hungry and one locality. Cecil Field id a present overseas or sea duly

vile Air Traffic Control Center Navy Relief in May-June and destitute throughout the world. master jet base and its vast ser- pay until he Is no longer entitled

which had the aircraft on radar. Community Chest-United Fundin The Department of the Navy vices and faciities are geared for to It.

Shortly thereafter Lt. Dempsey October. joins with the President in urg- jet aircraft. .

noticed he had lost his naviga- ing all personnel to support
tional aids. He informed the The Federal Service Campaignto I these worthy appeals." Raise Seen For03's
be launched tomorrow is actually Biggest
Center of this and declared an
Co-chairman of the Jax
two drives in one. By I Navy
emergency. Jax Center directedthe direction of the Secretary of the I Drive, Captain J. D. Sullivan,
aircraft to a point 35 miles E-5's In BillThe
Navy, the drive for National I Supply Officer for NAS Jax and Pay
south of Jacksonville and turned ,
ComNabSix declared that in
Health Agencies and the three as
the aircraft control over to Navy agencies of the Joint Crusade the past, this drive will be con- Defense Department's proposed military pay bill
Jax Approach Control.
will be conducted concurrently ducted on a "no-quota" basis, provides the largest basic pay increases to those officers and
The Controllers
Navy were I
with emphasis on 100% partici-
enlisted in service.
able to bring the disabled air- Funds are being sought for six men with comparatively few years
pation and that all contributionsare
craft to a safe landing by use ofa National Health Agencies-The Vice
This inducement to become McNamara, in a letter to
ground control approach. This American Cancer Society, Na- voluntary.
President of
career servicemen, for example, President JohnsQn,
was not an easy' task, it was reported tional Society for Crippled Chil- During the six-week campaign gives those on O-3 level with the Senate, and Rep. John Mc-

for the pilot or the con- dren and Adults, National As- six service increaseof Cormack of the House,
which closes on March 22, per- over years an Speaker
troller because upon entering the sociation for Retarded Children, sonnel will be given the oppor- about 17 per cent to a monthlypay explained the purposes of the
overcast at approximately 3500 Muscular Dystrophy Association, : of $515. The pay bill also bill and outlined the bill's pro-
feet the pilot encountered severe American Heart Association and tunity to designate the agencyto
raises an E-5 with more than visions.
turbulance making the aircraft the National Society for the Pre- which they wish to contribute, '
three years service from $180 to The purposes sought by the
extremely hard to control on the vention of Blindness.The plus the amount, or they can
$220 per month, a 22 per cent bill, he said. are to:
one remaining engine. The ceil- make donation to either increase.BY .
Joint Crusade encompasses one single justments in pay rates for
ing at the time of ,landing was
the American-Koren Found- the National Health Agen- needed
500 to 800 feet with light drizzle CONTRAST, A FOUR. "Effect upward adjust-
and 1% miles visibility. ation, CARE, and Radio Free cies or the Joint Crusade.A STAR general with more than 20 ments in pay rates for service

Europe. years service would receive onlya members; improve the present
Dennis Burchill ACC FrankH.
; total of $32,277 was contri- '
Marvin Nel- five per cent pay raise and an compensation system for members
buted by the Jax Navy community E-7 with more than 20 years ser- of the uniformed servicesby
son, Civil Service employee were NAVY. Fred Korth, in his message
said to last year's combined drive, vice would get just over a seven correcting certain inequities;
the Navy Controllers who parti- to all hands, : "The
cipated in bringing the distressed President urges all Federal per- with $22,023 going to Health per cent hike in base pay. provide incentives which will

airplane down safely. sonnel, military and civilian, to and $10,254 to the Joint Crusade. Secretary of Defense Robert S. (Continued on page 3 coL 4)If )

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2 JAX AIR NEWS 7 February 1963

Station Traffic The Spirit of Lincoln ;


HAS, Jecfaonvtll Violation Following is a Record report of Our Gift to the WorldThey

CAPT J. R. Compton .......................................................... Commanding Officer traffic violations for the per-
CDR Walter J. Schub: ................................................................. Executive Officer iod January 26 through Feb- have examined him, acclaimed him, explored the
Fleet Air Jacksonville NAB 6ND ruary 1.NUMBER. deepest recesses of his personality-generations of historians,

RADM Joseph M. Certort ................................................................ CommanderCAPT OF ACCIDENTSThis biographers, playwrights, novelists and poets. Their books
Vincent C .ey ..............Fleet.........Air...............Eleven..........................-.... Chief of Staff week January 26-Feb- about him would fill a library. And yet he remains essenti-

CAPT Gilbert J. Frauenhelm ..............Wing.............................................. CommanderCAPT ruary 1 .,.,....................................3 ally a -nuzzling-:! figure.-: Abe Lincoln America's gift- to the
Andrew H. Cowart .................................................... Chief Staff Officer Total Accidents this year world.
of Lincoln's birth it
versary has
Naval Air Technical! Training Unit I through 'February 1 ..............14 FEW MEN STAND TALLER
CAPT Hartiel) D. Allen ........................................................ Commanding Officer I never been clearer, in a world
COlt Eugene F. Verdery .. .......................................................... Executive Officer Number of Accidents than Lincoln on the stage of torn by hates and tyrannies, that
Naval Hospital through January 1962 ........16 history; yet it's impossible to his spirit represents the

CAPT J. M. Manner ................................................................ Commanding Officer NUMBER OF DAYS SINCE imagine him-gangling, stooped, best
CAPT Stephen H. Tollna ..............,...,.....................................,.., Executive Officer LAST INJURY IN MOTOR with frock coat and stovepipe hopes and aspirations of men of
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit good will everywhere. It lights

CAPT Ralph E. Elliott, Jr. .................................................... Commanding Officer VEHICLE ACCIDENT hat-in the togaed and crowned their path today as they work for
CDR William M. Miller .. ........................................................ Executive Officer NUMBER OF VIOLATIONSThis company of the great. The very peace, mutual understanding and

Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Florida at no week ................. .. .. ....52 notion would have made him end to want.

expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July 1958. Speeding ................................17 grin. an This is the Lincoln
Distributed weekly free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air of heroic
Jacksonville, Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical: Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing Reckless Driving ..... ..... 2 But in simple grandeur he stature. But there is another-

11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U. S. Naval Hospital.! Going Through Stop Sign 4 looms second to none-it is the the homely, rustic, plain of

LCDR Ralph D. McClure ........................ ,.. Service Information Officer Other Violations .. .. .....24 grandeur captured by Daniel
Andrew H. Planey ........................ Aslsstant Service Information Officer drivers speech, ruminant, almost indo-
Forty-seven Chester French in his massive
Editor-Mae appeared lent by nature the man who at
Spencer, J01; Assistant Editor-Marc Whetstone, JOI; Staff- ;
Robert Dodds, SAt Ruth Anne Roberts, SA. before the Traffic Hearing statue of Lincoln's brooding, 22 could describe himself as "a

Members of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern end In'n.tlonll Board at the meeting held on seated figure. It is the compas- piece of floating driftwood."

Councils of Industrial Editors. February 4, 1963. Dispositionof sion for all humanity that glowed his entire
Throughout life
The Jax Air Newt I Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Materiel include in
the cases the fol- in the Proclam-
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing cerdlt I la given. Photo Emancipation fact, he disparaged his own abilities
graphs unless otherwise credited, are official! U.S. Navy Photographs. lowing: twelve lost drivingand ation just 100 years ago and in with that rueful rumor so

Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone parking privileges aboard the deathless words of the Get- intrinsic to him. But Lincoln was

ewtensloni 8164, 656, 272, or 8161. station, 14 were assigned to tysburg Address.As one of those rare Homo Sapiensa

complete an eight hour course we mark the 154th anni- truly humble man.
SEAPOWEIlWho in remedial driving instruc-

tions, 18 were given suspended -

penalties, three were given USO Events FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION
rules the sea, rules the world. This maxim, which
has been reiterated and proven time and again through all warnings, two were dismissed, Naval Air Station Waves will
fined and
one was were
the years of recorded history, is as true today as it ever was, referred to commanding of- be special guests at a Welcome
with the added proviso of "and the air above the sea." Yet Party for the Midshipmen and Members of Branch 91, FRA,

it is one of the supreme ironies of our time that the English- ficers .for possible disciplinaryaction. Crew of the Swedish Ship are reminded that the Branch

speaking people of the world, who owe their survival, their DRIVERS' TIPS Alvswablen at the USO SaturdayFeb. meeting for February has been

power and their prestige almost entirely to their control of 16.Music. changed from Feb. 7 to SaturdayFeb.

the sea at crucial periods of their history neither ack- auto Fogged glass, cracked cuts visibility or broken and will be furnished by 9.Reason.

nowledge nor comprehent their dependence upon this great should be replaced. Jacksonville's Musician Associa- for the change is the

principle of work power. Hidden behind the mass of legend Take advantage of tion, from 2000 to 2300. visit to Jacksonville of the
and of illusion of and cherished tradition which your rear
pomp passes Other Regional
view and side mirrors, espec- events coming up at the
for our history, lies the hard backbone of seapower; the ially when changing lanes in USO are: February 10 and 18, ident. He will be honored at a
unseen, uncomprehended member upon which the whole from no-host cocktail party Saturdayat
traffic. This way you can 2000 there will be free
fabric of civilization is built.
"' -" .our. make sure other traffic is not dancing lessons with a dance the NAS CPO Club startingat
\ji au me: seamen wno ever 1800.
of the sea made victory inevitableand overtaking you. Many rear-end afterwards.
had clear
none understanding
so an
of the strategic defeat impossible. It was con collisions and sideswipingshave "Sweethearts Ball" February The party will be followedby
tential of trol of the sea which allowed the occurred because the 25, from 2000 2300. Music will the regular monthly meetingat
seapower, nor a more
inspired grasp of the tactical allies to concentrate troops and leading driver hasn't taken be furnished by the NAS Jax the clubhouse at 2000.

principals involved, than such supplies at any point they chose, the second it requires to Combo. The dance is semiformaland Every Wednesday night at the
which them the initiativeto into his mirror.Production door
gave glance prizes will be given
men as Nelson, Jones and Mahan. USO Club in Jacksonville Al
choose the time and place of
Yet it is a curious fact that the away. Albert "MC" will have a Disc

nations and the services whichso attack at the same time it denied February 19, 2000-2300 there. Jockey Show from 2000 to 2300.

revered their memory promptly the Axis any extension beyondthe Assn. will be a Bon Voyage Party for Also every Thursday night at

forgot their teachings, so that, limits of Fortress Europe. It To Hold the Midshipmen and Crew of the I 2000, Bridge lessons will be given
which made it
in every major conflict since, both was seapower Meeting Alvswablen. by Mrs. Nancy Holland.
for Wellington's tiny
the Nations and their Navies
have been made to suffer griev- British army to bedevil the hordsof February 7 ... u
Boneparte in Spain, Portugaland
ously for their neglect. It was a
finally in France itself; sea- The Production Controlmen
Nelsonian maxim that in war,
power which could land or em- Association, Local #3, monthly
one should bend every possible
bark an army at any chosen point meeting for February will
either to
resource fight or flee;
and sustain it with supplies car- be held at the Cumberland Road
nothing should ever be attemptedwith
half a heart. ried freely from halfway around Auditorium on Thursday evening,

the world. February 7th, at 1930.
As in the past, so today and in
At the January meeting, the
age" future. Nuclear
following officers and trustees
weapons, missiles and rockets, Divine Services
were elected and installed: Presi-
valuable as a deterrent in time
dent, A. S. Dennis; Vice-Presi-
of peace, are but suicidal "lastditch" PROTESTANT
dent, S. I. Bradshaw; Secretary,
weapons in time of war. 0830-Holy Communion, All
L. V. Duncan Treasurer C.
; H.
The basic principle 'remains the Saints' Chapel1030Naval
same; he who controls the sea King and Sergeant-At-Arms, W.
Hospital Chapel ,
E. Hope. rye: E r
(and the air above) controls the 0930-Service of Divine Wor- ( )j'

destinies of the world. We must ship, All Saints' Chapel Trustees elected were: A. E.

recognize this principle anew; 1100-Service of Divine Wor- Watson for a term of two years; "Faster, John, we're going to be late!"

already the control of the seas ship, All Saints' Chapel L. E. Ladage for a term of two

is on the way to passing from us. years: E. J. Hethcote for a term

If we lose the seas and the air CATHOLIC of three years; and H. E. Norris UW/thi

above them, we lose all. Sunday for a term of three years.

TO THIS VERY DAY most 0630-Naval Hospital Chapel : :niA.IRj I
0900 & 1200-St. Edwards
Americans believe that our nation Purchase Your
owes its success in World War

Two to the defeat of the German Weekdays Auto Tags At kla&i: f
Monday Through Friday
Luftwaffe in the Battle of Bri-

tian, or to the ringing victoriesof 0630-St. Edwards Chapel Bldg. 40 \
1615-King Hall. Daily except 'i. -
Montgomery, Stilwell, Mac-
Arthur and Eisenhower. They be- ThursdayS I There is still time for you ;!;V "} fi

lieve it was Wellington who to get your 1963 Auto tags at .. ( O
Building 40. The Navy Wives "! I.!. ...r
saved the world from tyranny 0800-St. Edwards ) ,. J ,
when he defeated Napoleon at 0900-King Hall Club No. 86 will obtain your .. >: ; r -, "' ?
auto tags for you for an add- ;
and that North Americawas Confessions are heard from ': "
ed 50 cents. The Club offers : \ .::
won from the English at Con 1900-2000 and before Masses. { : ; ;
cord and Yorktown.Yet this service 0830 to 1600, until JiT 6

in each instance, it was KEEP THEM HEALTHY. Giveto February 19. Registrations ,,- yjJtW/'rA

command of the sea which alone the Federal Service Campaign applied for one day may be Q"1/V1o.t J "'"" .....s

was the vital ingredient; control for National Health Agencies. picked up the next.
"And now I'll rod the win of the rate Mr. and Mrs. John SmithPage ."



7 February 1963 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3


Navymen Go For'Salty'' Chow in' 62U.S. Alameda'Gedunk Line'at Opens Money Tickets Saving AvailableAt

Navymen around the world consumed two and a half million pounds of table Chow HallThe Spec. Services
salt in 1962 it was announced this month.

The Navy Subsistence Office in Naval Air Station, Ala- Money saving tickets are
meda, Calif., now has its "Ge-
now available at Special Ser-
Washington, D.C., reported that
the salt, enough to fill 13,333,333 dunk Line" at mid-day chow, vices Bldg. 704 for the following

Navy salf shakers, "seasoned" which traditionally is the Navy'smain events at the Jackson-
meal. It is the Air Station's
136 million enlisted rations ville Coliseum and the Civic
answer to the frothy fare servedin Auditorium.They .
served at 1,016'afloat messes and
the corner drugstore.The .
at 159 ashore messes the past are: the masters of the
year. : new "line," features ham- hardcourt, the Harlem Globe-

burgers, hot dogs, light sand-
trotters on February 27th at the
And the grand total of the ... wiches, potato chips and milk- ; Jacksonville Coliseum. Ticketsare
Navy's grocery bill was 150 r shakes and ice cream.
available at $2.00, $1.50 and
million. Many sailors, Waves and per- $1.00.

Along with salt, the.Navy used sonnel lunches on diets prefer light The Grand Old Opry will be

millions of pounds of the fol- instead of the hearty at the Jacksonville Coliseum on

lowing general category items: mid-day dinner. They previouslyhad February 9th. Tickets for this
spend their own money
Meat, 105 million; fresh veg- for noon nibblings.Now event are $1.50 for adults and
$.75 for children.
etables, 140 million; potatoes, 99 the light eaters may have

million; flour, 28 million; butter, their snacks side-by-side with The Civic Auditorium will

9 milion; pepper, 159,000; sugar, the enthusiastic meat-and-potato I have the Sounds of Music on

22 milion, and coffee, 9 million. followers-for free as part of the March 14th with tickets ranging

daily from $4.00 to $6.00.
The Navy also drank 113 mil- menu.

lion quarts of milk. The Holiday on Ice Show of
the year will be March 20
The operation of preparing and : Classified : through the 24. Box seat tickets

serving food for 350,000 blue- : $2.50, mezzanine $1.50, children
jackets was conducted by 10,000 -
$1.75 and $1.25 at the 1700( mat-

Navy commissarymen. They pre- FOR RENT inees on Saturday and Sunday,
pared the meals from 600 stand- Riverside-furn. 3 rm., 1 bath apt.;
ard Navy-Marine Corps recipes. Mrs. Edward Smith, 749 King St. Season passes for JacksonvilleSuns
Valencia Rd.-Unfurn apt., redecorated; 1963 baseball games are
These recipes are recommendedby
Phone 3842928.
now on sale for Military
NSO, but Navy commissary Normandy Hilli-Unfurn. 3 bdrm., 1
nel at $10.00 and for
officers on ships and stations are bath house, $85 per mo.; SP 14709. students at
Timuquana Rd.-2 bdrm. house, $85 $5.00.
allowed to plan their own menus.A .
per mo.; 7716468.
survey by NSO revealed However, it is not all peachesand the space problem from all dir- Ortega-Furn. 2 bdrm. home, $50 FOR SALE
mo., SP M677 3 bdrm., 2 bath house $1200
that ships often featured specialties cream to Navy food admin- ections. As a result, seagoing ap- per Margaret St.-furn. 3 bdrm. apt., $100 I $93.50 per mo.; SP 13711. equity.

from foreign ports-of-call. istrators. They have a storage ples and potatoes loose their per mo.; EL 6-6301. Normandy Village-3 bdrm., 2 bathhouse

Ashore messes also served re- problem cramming sufficientfood skins, ham and turkey their Tlmuquana Rd.-Unfurn 3 bdrm. $950 down plus $90 per ,"0.;
gional dishes-to satisfy the Navyman's into the limited available bones, and fruit and vegetable house, $75 per mo.; EV 9-8319. EV 43638.
Strato Rd.-3 bdrm., 2 bath house, Ortega Hillt-3 bdrm. house, unfurn.
internationally devel- storage space aboard ships. juices their water content. $90 per moat SP 10674.) EV 95911.

oped palate' Furn. 3 rm. 1 bath apt, $50 per mo. Sundburg Ave.-3 bdrm., 11 1 bath,
nuclear devel- Whenever wherever possi-
Through power or low
EV 77153. equity, $77 per mo.
What is the most popular food opment, ships became capableof ble, Navy-procured foods are

among Uncle Sam's Navymen? staying almost indefinitely at. processed to eliminate waste and I 14.4 per cent for officers and enlisted -

sea. This capability, however, is I Biggest Raise ; men.
NSO, whose mission is to insure curtailed by the amount of sup- reduce bulk. In some cases, the An increase in officers' sub-

a high quality ration for plies available on board. The need for refrigerated storage is (Continued from page 1 sistence allowances from $47.88to

Navy enlisted personnel within more food that can be stowed eliminated. help solve service manning prob- $77 per month.
the limits prescribed by law, lems and increase 'Authority for a new systemof
said it is hard to single out a aboard, the longer the ship can Such foods have been labeled tional effectiveness thereby ; and establisha opera- "remote and isolated duty"

favorite, since many age groups, remain independent from any "ration-dense". payments for both officers and

nationalities, social and cultural source of supply on land or at more equitable basis for adjust- enlsted men in lieu of the pre-
influences are represented. Butif The Navy's ration-dense foods, ment of retired pay for service sent "sea and foreign duty" pay

the consistency with which sea. however, are not to be confused members after retirement." 'A new system of variable

certain foods are found on Navy A joint effort of shipbuildersand with the unpalatable dehydratesof career incentive payments for
menus is any indication, grilled the food industrywatchedclosely enlisted members which wouldbe
said. The fleet AS LISTED
Edwina McConald by the Secretary
hamburgers, grilled beef steaks, by NSO-seeks to solve keyed to critical skills. This
and fried chicken are among the acceptance of present-day dehy- include: system would eventually replacethe

leading entrees.In the shipboard space problem. drates lies in the numerous com- Basic pay increases averaging current reenlistment bonus

Since 1958 the Navy has op- mendations on the excellent system.IN .
the dessert category, apple
pie and ice cream are out in erated its Ration-Dense Food meals eaten during long patrolsat ADDITION TO THESE, the
bill would authorize other
front. Program. This program attacks sea, she added.f1LII special
pays or allowances for service

'*' ddf, :. ark,4'r fFfAs vO!. rX! I members under specified condi-

:.7: \ r!f r:,' #f ?' y:' 'Y '. y : yf"rhY f.P .y"sf :. f'' 4.f tions.
f i1.. %}
:: {:; .!} !yrfG.:.S':vry':{ yf;:iyf"f 1,?: For example, it would providea
r special of $55 month
pay per
: .
::. r.A\H:; ; ::':'> ;':..::1 '' ''
.'.':' :..':::' ,: f!!?:: for personnel serving in an area
:'. :" ':': where there is imminent
::< dangerof
:: : ;: :. Y,: r!%f. ::'ri.: if ; 'f;
: exposure to hostile fire or explosion

fs f of hostile mines.It .

4 would also authorize a spe-

: 4. cial allowance for members
$ serv-
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4 f:
\{ States without dependents and

:J who are not furnished bachelor

quarters at their duty station.

i. t i Another provision would ex-

pand the existing entitlement to
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: '.:.'. %."".. :.::.+' \ adding certain fields and permit
,r..,'" ",.''t), '.' '..,'f,:,.;". ting double payments under
\ some circumstances.
'" 'r,
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: .:: {/" .>.. ::i. .:" the national economy.. He told

,..:.. the lawmakers, "It is the inten-
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CPOS AT VA-44-Three Chiefs who were promoted on January 16 were congratulatedby such compensation and to seek
their skipper Cdr. M. C. Griffin VA-44 Commanding Officer. In above photo U new chiefV. such changes as may be necessaryon
C. Hansen. AMHCA upper right It D. W. Driver AECA and lower right Is R. Marks, AKCA. a timely and regularized
These men were awarded In the last Increment to be promoed as a result of successfully competing basis."

in the; February 1962 Nary-wide examinations. .


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4 JAX AIR NEWS 7 February 1963

BuPers Picks Galica Globe Sweet Trotters Swing'n' 6 ND Netmen Vie j

As Key West SAMI! Here Feb. 27th For Crown FridaySlambanging

A Jax Navy Rifle and Pistol team member has been I The world-renown Harlem

selected by the Chief of Naval Personnel to take over the Globe Trotters will strut out

Small Arms Marksmanship Instructor (SAMI) billet at Key on the hard court floor to meet action picksup

West. Fla., sometime in March.He the Atlantic City Sea Gulls in an the Mainside CO, throwing in the game ball
again at gym
is Joseph J. Galica, a chief exhibition game February 27 at to Cecil's Buck Wurster to get
ed the instructors' fraternity and today at 1130 as the teams
aviation structural mechanic assigned the Jacksonville Coliseum. play underway.THE .
forewarns the Jax team to keepan participating in the 1963
to VA44.BECOMING The game will begin at 2030 GAME'was
be Sixth Naval District Volleyball FIRST ex-
eye on products soon to
A SAMI in the along with eight big acts includ-
coming out of the Key West Championship resume the citingly close as both squads exhibited
realms of shooting has been the ing Cab Calloway "The Hi-De-
toward the outstanding offensive and
mark of distinction since 1956 area. Ho Man," Peg-Leg Bates and pace crown.
defensive Cecil
maneuvers. came
when the Chief of Naval Opera- many others. The tournament began on
with the short end however
up ,
tions directed BuPers to estab- Jax Hosts Tickets for the game are now Tuesday with Pensacola meet-
and lost the first two of three
lish Small Arms billets throughout available at the NAS Special ing NAS Cecil Field in the
matches by scores of 15-13 and
the Navy and to fill these Services Office, Bldg 704. Prices opener. 15-12.

billets ((22 in all) with men who 30 ShootersIn for the tickets are $1.00, $1.50 Pre-play ceremonies included

have proven themselves through and $2.00. Captain James R. Compton, NAS The home-team fans were

competitive shooting. ; treated to two fine matches

Galica has been one of the I MatchesThe played by the Jax Navy team as

members for the they streaked past Glynco Navy
Jax team past
two years. Last year he qualifiedas Jax Navy Pistol Team lAX AIR almost uncontested, winning two
played host to 30 Florida and
a member on the Sixth Naval SPORTSFliers straight matches, 15-7 and 15-6.
Georgia shooters here at NAS
District team, later, on the At- for its monthly match on Jan- NEWS Memphis Navy met Jax Navy

lantic Fleet team and, finally, uary 27. The shoot was a yesterday for its first district

was a member of the AllNavyteam three gun match using 22-38 play while Glynco and Cecil met
which fired in the National for the loser's bracket action.
and 45 calibers. Each competitor -
competition at Camp Perry, Ohio. fired 60 rounds in each Meet Jax City'sAAU Those scores were not availableto

At the close of last year's All- gun for a possible 600 score the Air News at press time.

Navy matches, Galica was gun or a grand aggregatetotal The finals are scheduled to begin -
named the high rifle and pistol per
shooter for 1962. of 1800 points. All Stars FridayThe tomorrow at 1130.

WINNER OF THE OVERALL On the Jax roster are Jim
His long string of shooting ac- Jax Fliers met
complishments actually began AGGREGATE was C. L. Morrison Navy 23, but picked up the pace in Donnelly, Jim Pitts, Ken Steiner
when in of MAD, Jax with a score of with the Glynco Navy cagers the third quarter after which and George Mosier all of NAT-
some seven years ago here last Friday and Saturdayand
1720. both the lead. TU; John Loper, Emanuel
squads exchanged
1956-57, he won the New Hamp- much to the delight of
shire State Championship In the Master Class, the .22 With seconds remaining the Cassillas, Bill Wheeler and Gene
coach O. G. Richerson rackedup
(Marksman Class), followed the match was won by Joe Galica wins and eight. home team maintained its four- Vargo all of V VA-44; Bernard
next year by his winning the of VA-44 while Morrison took seven point advantage to take the win Lowe of VA-176; and Tom

Maine State .22 Championshipmatch. the .38, .45 and grand aggregate.J. The Fliers record is now 64 to 60. High scorer for the McGuckin of ComFairJax.

M. Bolick of NATTU won 8-1, as they go against the Fliers was Lee Somers with 17

the .45 and grand aggregate Jacksonville A A U AllS tar points while Glynco's White lead lAm
In 1959-60 he won his first 1930 in Sports
squad tomorrow at
matches in the Expert Class fol- both squads once again with 20
two "legs" toward becoming a the Mainside gym, and then :
lowed by L. J. Schad of NAS points.
distinguished pistol shot. The Glynco winning the .38 match the Jax Cotney Tire Co. cag- Roundup
third leg, and the distinguishedmedal also
and J. M. Beck of the Jax Police ers on Saturday at 1930,
came as a result of his Department taking first place in here. VA-44 Tops (By D. W. Warren. J03
endeavors in the Fleet Matchesof
the .22 match.In BOTH GLYNCO CLASHESwere Intramural basketball is in
1962. The distinguished medalis the nearly identical in play full swing with the Marine Avia-
Class J.
awarded only to those persons Nat.
League tion
patterns.In Detachment's Number 1
who shoot scores of at least 260 G. Howard of MAD took three
out of 300 points in Fleet Mat- first places in the .38, .45 and the first game, the visitors team leading the pack.They lead

ches and who also are within grand aggregate with H. A. Du- pushed hard in the first half, IM the "A" division of the league
the top 10 per cent of the Fleet bois of NAS Glynco taking first leading 46 to 44. The Fliers took with a perfect 4-0 record. Two

place in the .22 match. over in the second and in the second round other teams also boast perfect
competitors.As of the IM
records. the "JaxonLancers"
The Marksman Class had the final minutes of play, behind the They are
Basketball finds the
the SAMI at Key West scene drill team "B"
15 scored Dave Hammond
points by -
majority of shooters and provided Hornets
of VA-44 leading in
Galica will that division leaders with 3-0
com- a rec-
went into 14 lead
some keen competition. D. R. a point ,
mand with expert advice and the National League, follow- ord good for second place in
Raiselis of Cecil Field took the and on to a 66-54 vcitory. High their
ing victory over MAR-
assistance on small arms train- overall standings, and AE "Blue"holding
first place .22 match while another man for the night was Henry
TD last Thursday 65 to 23 in
ing techniques down third with 2-0
programs, range a
Cecil Field competitor, S. White of Glynco with 18 points. Mainside
equipment and competitive gym. record. MAD No. 3 is in fourth
shooting.Jax Houghton won the .38 match. Again Saturday night, the During the first quarter of place at 3-1.
The .45 match was won by L. Fliers trailed at halftime, 28 to play, MARTD managed to hold
Navy's SAMI, Vergil E. Canupp of NATTU and the the high scoring Hornets to 10 MAD No. 1 also sports the

Placid, ADCS, says he's proud grand aggregate was carried backto American, Keglers points while they slipped past scoring leader in Chuck Thomas,
that one of his students has join- NAS Glynco by C. R. Crand- with a quick 12 points. This who's banging away at a 20.5

----- ,.......'........ all. points per game clip.
I Newcomer M. D. House of Jax as VA-44 hastened its pace and .

S:) took first place in the .22 and Spring season of Intra- swished in 13 rapid tallies to The "Jaxon Lancers" venture

the aggregate matches while W. mural Bowling got underwaylast lead at halftime, 23 to 14. afield to take on the NAS Jack-

:ii L. Fox, also of Jax, won the .38 Monday as 14 American LAUNCHING AN OFFENSIVE sonville Fliers in an exhibition

t: and .45 matches. League teams rolled their first attack in the third period of contest at 2 p.m. this Sunday.The .

games at the Mainside Bowling play, VA-44 scored an additional Fliers are flying along at
) Life Saving CourseTo alley. 17 counters to move their scor- an 8-1 clip, their latest conquesta

ing column up to 40 againstMARTD's pair of victories over Glynco,
r.. Leading the night's kegler ac-
Begin MondayA 16. cagers.
tivity were the Skeeter Beatersof
: water safety course in Disease Vector Control and the In the final period the Hornetsonce Dike.

Senior Life Saving is scheduledto Falcons of VP-7. Both teams again spurred their efforts Following are the standings

begin next Monday, February took their four game series. The even further by dropping in another for the American and National

11, at the Indoor Pool, Bldg. 563, Skeeter Beaters won over the 25 points before the final Leagues of IM Basketball.
Warriors of VAP-62 and buzzer sounded to end the game,
with classes being held from 0800 AMERICAN HAGUE
to 1100 daily. the Falcons downed the Dispen- 65 to 23. rum Wins Lotus

The course is the first' of the sary team. Bill Morgan of VA-44 was VP-7 3 0
high man in the contest with 15 Supply' tied 3 1
aquatic programs being offered Taking three games and drop- Admin tied 3 1
afrf this year through the offices of ping one were the SeaBees of points. This is the third straight VP-18 tied 1 1
the Aemrican Red Cross Field Public Works which beat the time he has reached the 15-point Boat( Branch tied 1 1

Director and the Station's Special Keglers of VA-44, The Riggersof marker to take game honors in VAP-62 tied 1 1
Services.It high scoring. AF679th tied 0 2
A/C Maint which out scored Marines
tied 0 2
is open to all military per- the Mad Foxes of VP-5 and the OTHER THURSDAY NIGHT lomFairJax 0 3

z ':yk l sonnel, and to dependents who Cannon Cockers of Ordnance hard court games were NARTU NATIONAL LEAGUE

.' have attained 16 years of age or which topped the Marlins of meeting FAETU, and A/C Maint T. m Wins lot**

SEA MAIDEN-Long-legged are at least in their 11th year of VP-30. against Dispensary. VA-44 3 0

., Natalie Wood, star of the motion school. Four teams ended the night NARTU won the opener de- VP-30 2 0

picture "Gypsy" looks like Those persons desiring to take with two wins and two losses. feating FAETU 26 to 17, while A/C Dispensary Maint tied tied 2 2 1 1

a Mack Sennett bathing beautyin I the instructions should visit the They are the Chiefs of VP-30, Dispensary fell prey to A/C VA-176 tied 1 1

modern logs as she poses be American Red Cross Field Direc- AF679th of AC&WRON, ComOff Maint, 60 to 44, behind the sec- I FAETU tied 1 1

fore taking a dip In the Pacific tor's Office In Bldg. 39 or call Mess and the Bowleros of ond half scoring spree put on by NARTU tied 1 2

Ocean. Ext. 552 for further information. FAETU. I Calvin Nicholsin and Allen Van MARTD Hospital tied 0:1Page 1 :2

7 February 1963 JAX AIR NEWS Page 5

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FA W -11
...1..1.... ....,N J :. ; .1 SeminarThe

:." 7 2 wardroom of Fleet Air Wing Eleven's headquarterstook

........ on an air of radiance last week when 12 wives of
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enlisted the Staff and
men assigned to patrol squadrons
gathered for Wives Seminar.
a five-day Navy
....... .".. -
r. Purpose? To afford the ladiesan
while being presented in a relaxed -
opportunity to become more
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and warm atmosphere. ..
meaningfully acquainted with the
"Yes To it was
definitely. me
Navy and their relationship to "

it.WIVES priceless.QUESTION-Do yc8u feel the
.. 1ri:1
: seminar has helped you towarda
the Staff who attended were:
better understanding of the
v Mesdames W. L. Carter, J. J.
Sanders, and E. A. Schumacher; Navy?
ANSWER "It really has. I
__ -from VP-5, J. M. McGill, D. L. -
have always thought of the Navy
Page, D. C. Sterrett, A. E.
just as a job (from a money
Frans and A. FriedmanfromVP7 ;
standpoint). This has really en-
y T C. N. Tucker, R. Stanley,
the fact that thisis
H. W. Fawcett, and G. D. Allen; lightened me
-and from VP-18, P. S. Leake, a very
,'" H. J. Hackett, C. W. Harvey, and QUESTION-Have you gaineda
__,_.........n.: I_ H. L. Brannan. better understanding of your
Instructor Blackman outlines education opportunitiesto husband's responsibilities?
After a greeting by the Wing'sChief
seminar attendees. ANSWER-Yes should be
Staff Officer, Captain An-
drew Cowart, the wives were introduced better Navy wives from this
0" Club Events Vets Holding Permanent Life to the five lecturers seminar and do our best to help
(them) meet these responsibilities. -
Friday, February 8 who would give the presenta- ."
tions. Three of these men are
Luncheon 1115-1345

St.Party Johns Room ComFairJax Insurance May Borrow Cash specialists Leadership from and the Career NavAirLant Counselor should QUESTION-In we of seminars continue your? with opinion this

School'located program
in 913
Bldg. ,
Happy Hour 1530-1800 ANSWER-"Yes. More women
Money needed to meet fin- They are: John W. Rosa, ADCS;
Dancing in Dining Room with
the should this opportunity. I
outstanding indebtedness will have
ancial Robert L. YNC and Albert
be ob-
emergencies can Selby, ; -
Kay Ryan Trio 2000-2400. be deducted from the policy pre- think it would help the moraleof
W. Blackman backedup
tained by veterans holding AQ2,
Saturday, February 9 permanent GI life insurance ceeds before the latter is paidto by Robert H. Scimmelman, wives and husbands both in
Luncheon 1115-1245. of "Wives
the beneficiaries.Movies times separation"
without surrendering their AEC from the Wing and David
Hour 1530-1800. this. Our needs good
Happy need Navy
policies for cash. Elliott, AMIIC of VP-5.
Dinner 1800-2130. and if the wife understandsand
Veterans Administration offi- Topics covered during the
Annex ComCarDiv Staff will her husband,
: 6 encourage
cials at the St. Petersburg Re- week-long seminar included pa-
Party 1900-0001. gional Office reported today that Movies will be shown regularly triotism, the Navy wife, anti- he will do a good job" "I

Oriental Room: VA-35 Party in the post-holiday bill period at 1900 on Monday through submarine warfare, the Navy's I know that everyone's morale

1900-2100. and the upcoming income tax Saturday; at 1400 and 1900 on job, where their men deploy, would be lifted if more wives

Dancing in Dining Room with payment time, many Florida vet- Sunday, at the Mainside and Navy Regulations, Communism, had the opportunity to attenda
Johnny Jelinek 2030-2430. erans inquired about the proce- NATTU Theater and at 1900 onlyon career opportunities, advance- seminar such as this" "I

Sunday, February 10 dure for surrendering their long- Sunday at the Hospital Thea- ment and education, duty assign- think it should be" made avail-

Brunch 1115-1345 held policies for the cash value ter. These times are subject to ments and rotations, social se- able to all wives.

Family Buffet 1800-2100. without realizing they can bor- change. curity, medicare, survivors be- Capt. Cowart met with the

Monday, February 11 row up to 94 percent of the cash Thursday, February 7 nefits and retirement. wives once again at the close of
Luncheon 1115-1345. value and leave the policy in Mainside-Legend Of Lobo.NATTUnitGunsmoke Time was given for discussionon the seminar at which time each
Happy Hour 1530-1800 force. In Tuc- each lectured subject and of the ladies was given a graduation -

Dinner 1800-2100. Rufus H. Wilson, Manager of son. films were shown. Each wife was certification.

Game Night 2030.'Tuesday the St. Petersburg Regional Of- Hospital-The Sundowners. able to ask numerous questionsand

February 12 fice, pointed out that once sur- Friday, February 8 as many did, gave personal Navy Missile

Luncheon 1115-1245 rendered for cash, all protect- Mainside-World Without End. examples of problems they had Dubbed PhoenixThe
Happy Hour 1530-1800 tion under the insurance ceases NATTUnit-Legend Of Lobo. faced or are facing.On .
St. Johns Room-All Wives Bridge forever, since the GI policy is Hospital-Gunsmoke In Tuc- the final day the ladies were Navy has assigned the
1230 cancelled and cannot be renewedor asked to write critiques on what name Phoenix to the missile sys-
Dinner 1800-2100. reinstated. value the seminar was to them. tem being developed by Hughes

St. Johns Room-Duplicate Bridge However, if a loan is obtainedon Saturday, February 9 In answering questions placed i Aircraft Company as the primary

2000 the cash value of the policy, Mainside-Gigot. before them, here are some of armament for the Navy F-111B
NATTUnit-W rid 1 Without
Wednesday, February 13 only the amount of protectionfor o the wives' comments: (TFX) aircraft.
Luncheon 1115-1345 the veteran's beneficiaries is Hospital-Legend Of Lobo. QUESTION-From your view- The long range, air-to-air Phoe-
Happy hour 1530-1800 reduced and any or all of the point was this seminar worth- missile is named for a large bird
VA-44 Bridge 1930 amount may be repaid at the Sunday, February 10 while? mentioned in Greek and Egyptian

Dinner-Foreign Dish Night, Spain convenience of the borrower.The Mainside-The Bells Are Ring- ANSWER-"Space is limited mythology. According to myth,

18002100ThuzsdayFebruaryl4 only set charge against the ing. to list as many adjectives as I'd I the bird always died by settingits

borrower is the four percent an- NATTUnit-Gigot. like to describe the seminar. I nest on fire, but a new young
Luncheon 1115-1345 nual interest charge which must Hospital-World Without End. found it has been informative, I: phoenix would rise from the

Happy Hour 1530-1800 be paid on or before the due Monday, February 11 educational and entertaining ashes.

VAP-62 Luncheon Walnut Room date. M r'i Y,at'Y:
1230 Should a veteran borrow on Cristo.

Adult Dance Class 2030 his GI insurance and then die NATTUnit-The Bells Are

Dinner 1800-2100 before repaying the loan in full, Ringing.

,, Hospital-Gigot.
Nl. v ;r

Tuesday, February 12
Mainside-The Savage Guns.

NATTUnit-Secret Of Monte


Hospital-The Bells Are Ring-

.: ing.

.... Wednesday, February 13
ix,; 1.k : ; 4
Mainside-The Monster.

NATTUnt-The Savage Guns.

Hospital-Secret Of Monte }


NARTU's VS-741 points out the route he traveled on his recent help provide truth THIRTY YEARS SERVICE is completed by Claude S. Fisher
visit behind the Iron Curtain. The tour beginning in Finland -you EMCS as he is piped over the side by fellow chief petty officers
covered the eastern part of the Soviet Union and ended in Ber and food for hungry minds and in ceremonies held on Thursday January 31. Accompaning
lin. Visiting some of the larger cities he was impressed with the bodies throughout the world, the chief is his wife. On hand for the occasion were their two
cleanliness of the cities, the modern subways, and the number plus the rehabilitation of Korean children Christine and PauL He was assigned to Ground Electronics
of museums, and art exhibits preferred by the communists. people, by giving to the CARE, Division of the Communication Department. Chief Fisher
Ll.Cdr. Murphy gave several lectures on his visit to the Soviet rounded out his Nary career by retiring at the same place he
Union to various Naval audiences recently while on his annual Radio ree Europe and American- enlisted-Jacksonrille. He entered the Nary here on October 24.
Korean Foundation fund drive. 1932.
two-week cruise.


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The Navy's top woman officer, Capt. Viola Brown Sandersis
piped aboard the Waves Barracks where she
spoke to some 150 Waves of the Jax area last Thursday afternoon.She .
was accompanied by Lt. Cdr. Laura C. Cobb Assistant for
r Women Sixth Naval District.While here the visitors conferred
.& c 'f. with local officers which have Waves assigned to their

Capt. Viola Brown Sanders Assistant Chief of Naval Personnel for Womenis commands. This is the first visit by Capt Sanders to Jack
she became Director of the Waves in
greeted upon her arrival here by Capt. James R. Compton NAS sonville
of 1962. As such she is the top woman
Wave August
Commanding Officer Lt.Jg.(] ) Clara D. Parsons
Representative and Lt.Jg(] ) Roberta L. Hazard. Wave Barracks Officer. line officer in the Navy.

Vital Every Woman

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Face Challenge""There

tt'vixa ,
are women standing in the wings waiting to come in
the Navy" said Captain Viola Brown Sanders here last week, "but
> Y: by law we are limited to a top number of 5,000. That is why it isvital
that every young lady face up to the challenge and; performto
the best of her ability."
Jax area last Thursday and Friday to confer with top officials and

the Waves themselves.This .
f v was her first visit to Jacksonville since being appointedas
Assistant Chief of Naval Personnel for Women in August of

1962."I like to get out among the girls and see what is going on .
I am a great believer in two-way communication," she said.
The distaff captain stressed the fact that the training obtainedin

f' I 9' the Navy enables a woman to better prepare for marriage and
x :>.. her future role as a community leader in a speech to some 150
Waves gathered at the Wave Barracks. ''fi S
"WE DON'T THINK OF CAREER WOMEN in the Navy as ; ri
most of the women are contemplating marriage. But women are
now more than ever recognizing that they have a responsibility to
their country and service is the price to pay to occupy this world's
"You and other young ladies your age are the 'us of tomor- t
row'," she told the assembly, "You'll be determining the moral
the community. So it is important to live
and social character of enable teach the best ., k:, ......... ..:.,'
ar. your own life morally correct to you way
to the next generation." In the first enlistment ceremony held by Capt.
Capt. Sanders confers with NAS Executive On Friday Capt. Sanders officiated at the enlistment cfrenonies Sanders since becoming Director of the Waves
Officer Cdr. Walter J. chub during an for Mi ss Linda G. Holmes of Fort Meyers and Miss Darlene she administers the oath to Miss Darlene
inspection of the Waves Barracks last Swearingen. This was the first such ceremony she had held since Swearingen of Jacksonville and Miss
Frday. Capt. Sanders said this is one of becoming Director of the Waves. Linda G. Holmes of Fort Meyers. The
the outstanding Wave Barracks in the She completed her visit' here with an inspection of the Wave new Waves departed after the
country. Barracks. She rated the barracks as one of the most outstandingin ceremony, held last Friday, for
the Navy and compared it with a college dorm. recruit. training at the USNTC,
She returned to Washington Friday evening. Bainbridge Md.


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to of the barracks' Mascots.
greet one "We have an obligation to our country" said Capt Sanders during a speech at
She commented on how attractively the girls the Waves Barracks. After speaking she talked with manyof
have decorated their rooms. the girls at an Informal coffee.