Jax air news
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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: February 14, 1962
Frequency: weekly
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Jtl X Home Returns Page 3

Sports Page 4

New Supervisors Page 5

FAW.Il Officer
Retires Page 6
Vol. 20 No. 44 U. S. NAS Jacksonville, Florida 14 February 1963

Nat I Health Agencies- Payday To Be Every Other

Joint Crusade BeginsHundreds

Friday Under New SystemA
of keymen workers and unit chairmen in-

volved in the 1963 National Health Agencies and Joint Cru-

sade fund raising drive among Navy military and civilian biweekly pay plan for the Jacksonville Navy Complex has been approved by the
personnel in the Jacksonville area, were encouraged to look of the it
Comptroller Navy announced this week by Lieutenant B. A. Buscher Officer-
upon the drive as one where human life is involved rather I. in-Charge of the Navy Finance Office. The first payday under the new system will be Friday -

than just another "hand-out" campaign.In I March 29. Lt. Buscher said.

his message at the campaign's where the wel- HENCEFORTH, MILITARYmen
and women here will be credits on his pay record and will work the same way.
kickoff held
rally at King fare of fel-
our paid every other Friday. The subtracting all "permanent" or The biweekly pay plan was
Hall last Friday low man is at military Friday payday will alternate "continuing" debits. As an exam- developed as a result of a test

Rev Rob- stake, where with the civilian em- ple: set up by the Comptroller of the
i CREDITSE5 in 1962. In the test 11
ert Gisler Navy July
pastor there is a need ployees payday.
Basic pay".. ""....... $205.00 ships and stations composed of
of the Sny- I How will this
for display of new system SMA (clothing) """......."". 6.00 some 75,000 Navy and Marine

der Memorial <; the Americanway work? It may be explained by BAQ """""............. ..."......... 105.00 members were 'paid biweekly
E-5 under the
Methodist of life, !comparing an ComRats "...... ...""......".. ..." 30.90 (every 14 days).
l I present semimonthly plan and
there is need I
the same man under the biweekly -
guest speaker $346.90 payment was made a
RADM. CARSON for c o m p a s- plan. minus was conducted and the
The first thing that the
at the rally, sion.
DEBITS results showed that 88.9% of the
REV. GISLER declared that "A contribution to the Health Finance Office does, in either Social Security "....""...."....$ 7.43 personnel were in favor of it,

"let's not look upon this Federal agencies and the three Interna- case, is to determine the man's"net Income Tax .."..............."..... 7.10 10.1% against it, and 1% unde-

tional agencies of the Joint Cru- monthly pay". "Net monthly Allotments "...................""... 242.37 cided. After four payments, 95%
Service Campaign as just another pay" is computed by adding
of it. It also
sade comes were in favor was
hand-out. It is no such thing. "permanent" or "continuing"
:>. back to us ten- $256.90equal
Where human life is involved, $90 net monthly pay
:; fold", Rev. Gis- Bank AnnouncesNew
The man currently receives $45
: ler added. VA-44 Split; twice a month. Starting March

NSSO Official "Y 0 u r dollars 29, he will receive $42 every oth- Payday Hours

for health go er Friday ((14/30 x $90). Al-
2 though he receives only 14 days New banking .hours for
Visits Aid to research and SquadronsOfficial
to In
pay he will be paid two extra paydays were announced this
clinics where times each year (26 vice 24), week by Ed Clements Manager *

NX ExpansionThe experiencedR. THERE WILL BE SEVERAL of the NAS Facility of

FORERECKER men in turn paydays throughout the year the Barnett National Bank.
make information and medicine FridayThe when he receives only 13 days Beginning with tomorrow's
Manager of the
Layoutand available to your doctor so he pay. This will occur when the payday the bank will be open
Display Division of the NavyShip's can better diagnose and treat official division of At- 31st day of a month falls in a from 0930 to 1630.

New York Store, A. A.Office Araneo, Brooklyn arrived, your ailments. To give to Health, tack Squadron 44 into two pay period. Military pay and allowances -
here in effect, then is to buy Insur- separate squadrons will take are "monthly" amounts determined that 95% of the per-
yesterday assist in the
ance for yourself and your loved place here at NAS tomorrow and for pay purposes a month is sonnel were in favor of paydays
development of for
ject to expand and plans improve a Navy pro- ones", he continued."In (Friday). "30 days", so that military per- falling on Friday.
our assistance to CARE, EFFECTIVE FRIDAY the jet sonnel receive the same There are two major advan-
Exchange facilities in the Main-
side area. Araneo's interest and Radio Free Europe and Ameri- training phase of the current "monthly" pay and allowancesfor tages to biweekly pay it was

cooperation has contributed sub- can-Korean Foundation, we have squadron will move to NAS Cecil January (31 days) as theydo determined from the survey:

stantially to the success and the power to Field and retain the title of VA- for February ((28 or 29 days) first, it eliminates those pay
pro- 44 while the propeller powered and April ((30 days). periods with three weekendsand
gress that has been made to date < lead millions of
attack training phase will be- Any special one time credits secondly it aids the men in
in obtaining of funds
starving and come Attack Squadron 45, remaining such as leave rations or flight the handling of their personal finances -
for the project, it was said.
suffering peo- in, the same spaces. pay will normally be paid the since they can plan in

The basic project will consistof ple in foreign Commander Luther H. Elliott, next payday after it is creditedto advance that payday will be on

construction of a 36,500 square lands and behind current executive officer of VA- the pay record. Checkages (Continued page 3 col. 1)Ir )

foot addition to the existing 44 will assume command of VA- .
the iron Y }vsparw..rrpyrrya: : ; :m.,r,}rs.rf.: ,rye a{ irYrq'y{q: g'f ?A au Ac
Main Retail Store, Building 27. 45 while Commander M. C. Grif-
The curtain in the fin will continue VA-44's
addition will provide for the as com-
consolidation into one buildingof right direction manding officer.

the scattered retail sales facil- BEE BROWN away from The move to Cecil will involve '
: r C ..
} { :} rS }
ities currently located in Build- Communism toward a free-democratic some 500 men. Approximately 'n ; 3 :+p #!t.S: rf f;),! ;r{+rri
will ;ffix: k.i.::; {{;;+ .!;:d'r.:,.; !M1S>4/;, f.. + ,.
ing 954 (Country Store), Build- society, the Reverend 145 men remain here at ryb'v $;-S.
ing 3 (Men's Shop) and Building NAS to form VA-45. {: fi'y:
said.Rear .. .
27 (Main Store). Also includedin Admiral Joseph M. Car- The jet aircraft currently attached .d !: 1 f:! r-f.{ .,3tl': : Y'r!r +, C+r v:rrr <

the new addition will be space son, Commander Fleet Air to VA-44 will also be !!: S : R l k: '
for the Navy Exchange Main Jacksonville and Naval moved to Cecil while the pro- 'b:4 fb,

Warehouse and Office operations.The Bases Sixth Naval District, com- pellar driven aircraft will con- f: plimented the group at the rallyas tinue to operate from NAS Jax.

total cost will be approx- a "very select group". "You THE OFFICIAL SCHEDULEof { }: ?'f
imately $400,000 which includesa are in effect what the name im- events for the commissioningof r P'

new paved parking area and plies. You are the KEY peoplein VA-45 will take place at 1430 4
the fee of a commercial architectand this effort. You have been tomorrow before assembled

engineering firm. The cost chosen by your superiors for this squadron personnel, special I ;.'T': S
of the project, normally an ap- job because they felt you coulddo guests and dignitaries. / t 'f ,..,i:: :<,No
) __ '
propriated fund responsibility, it best", the admiral said. Captain Vincent Casey, Chiefof 'i (
will be financed by non appro- "As a demonstration of your Staff, Commander Fleet Air Ir / \ \
\ ,
priated funds since appropriatedfunds faith and confidence in this pro- Jacksonville, will read the com- ;;Yf. .: <1:1: ; .<..":::*'f3..
are not available.It ject, I encourage keymen, workers missioning message and Captain 'JifJ' h1:> ,%" AYS :::::;

is planned that constructionwill and unit chairmen to be the Ralph Werner, Commander Air ., / '" Xi '.:
commence in May or June first to contribute as an exam- Group Four will hold the per- E. :: : : :.< *f 1%* ,f' ,:

for completion by October or ple", he added. Where upon the sonnel inspection after Com- 'M O"m... .wMV. '" N.W ..
November 1963. When completed, admiral handed over his personal mander Elliott reads his orders Or't 1C1AL STATION INSIGNE This is the officially
for Naval
approved insigne Air Station, Jacksonville. It has
the new facilities will provide contribution to the drive to designating him as CO of the been slightly modified from its original version to conform with

Navy Exchange patrons with the Captain J. D. Sullivan, CoChairman new outfit. regulations for insignia for air stations. The Insigne can now bused
convenience of shopping in one of the campaign. Following the ceremonies there to grace brochures pamphlets and letterheads may be
selection of Commanding officers of parti- will be refreshments for all used es patches and decals, or in other similar ways. The In.
building, a greater
signe is the first actually approved for NAS Jax In its 22 years
merchandise and better arrangement cipating commands, along with hands and guests. history and is a result of a contest conducted aboard the Station
(Continued page 3 coL 5)) (See photo page 2)) sometime ago.


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Page 2 JAX AIR NEWSY 14 February 1963

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CAPT J. R. Compton ........................................................,... Commanding Officer
CDR Walter J. Schub ...................................... ...... ....... ... .,.... Executive Officer 4 {bs
Fleet Air J ckiorwll!. NAB 6ND .
RADM Jouph M. Carson ............................................................... Commander
CAPT Vincent Cmy ....................................................................M Chief of Staff
Fleet Air Wing Eleven
CAPT Gilbert J. Frauenhelm ............................................................ Commander s
CAPT Andrew H. Cowart ............................................... .... Chief Staff Officer .
'. ,
Naval Air Technical Training Unit y
CAPT Haruel D. Allen ........................................................ Commanding Officer
CDR Eugene F. Verdery .. ......................................................... Executive Officer
Navel Hospital
CAPT J. M. Manner ................................................................ Commanding Officer
CAPT Stephen H. Tollni ............................................................ Executive Officer
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit r1: 5 \ &;

CAPT Ralph E. Elliott, Jr. ................................................... Commanding Officer ..'
CDR William M. Miller .. ........................................................ Executive Officer'
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacktonvllle, Florida at no } ,}>I. ?j:{kfieJGSR
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July 1958. Y : .yji" :
Distributed weekly fre. of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air ...
Jacksonville, Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing : ;
11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U. S. Naval Hoipital.
LCDR Ralph D. McClure ......................,. ... Service Information Officer
Andrew H. Planey ........................ Ailntant Service Information Officer
Editor-Mae Spencer, J01; Assistant Editor-Marc Whetstone, J01; StaffRobert s ,
o& :?v !fo'yCowJ: (dg3d 6 ooati .' 2
Dodda, SA; Ruth Anne Roberts, SA.
Members of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and International
Councils of Industrial Editors.
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Materialappearing
In this publication can be reprinted providing cerdit Is given. Photo- ;
".ph. unless otherwise credited, are official I U.S. Navy Photographs. vau
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone :
*.tanatnni RIM. ASA. 979. or 8161.
PARKING SPACE AVAILABLE at VA-44 Hanger's as the 56 jet aircraft in the foreground
Divine Services move to NAS Cecil Field tomorrow. The squadron is being split and VA-45 will be recommis. I
Swedish Ship PROTESTANT sioned here for the purpose of providing training In propeller type attack aircraft.

To Visit Jax 0830-Holy Communion, All
Saints' Chapel1030Naval 2 Nuclear Ships JoinU. RA Southeastern

The Swedish Training Ship, Hospital Chapel
H. Sw. M. S. Alvsnabben (pro- 0930-Service of Divine Worship S. 6th Fleet in Med.

nounced Else-snob-ben) will All Saints' Chapel Two nuclear-powered ships, Region Official VisitsJoseph
1100 Service of Divine Wor-
visit Jacksonville from Satur- the carrier Enterprise and the
day, February 16 to Wednes- ship, All Saints' Chapel frigate Bainbridge M. Wilson, Vice President, Southeastern Region
are among
day, February 20. The ship CATHOLICSunday Fleet Reserve Association will begin an official visit to
will be docked at the quay 20 Atlantic Fleet ships sched- branches and units in Florida on Friday, February 15. This
in front of the Atlantic Coast 0630-Naval Hospital Chapel uled to leave East Coast ports will be Wilson's first trip to Jacksonville since his electionto

Line Railroad Company.THIS 0900 & 1200-St. Edwards early in February to join the his present post during the annual Southeastern Regional

WILL BE an official Chapel. Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean. caucus held here in August 1962.
visit, and is said to be the first Weekdays
by a ship of his Swedish Majes- Monday Through Friday nean. Yukon Branch 126 will wel-

ty's Navy. 0630-St. Edwards Chapel ships will relieve units come President Wilson to the Station Traffic

The ship will be open for gen- 1615-King Hall. Daily except that have been in the Med- area on arrival Friday and hosta
eral visiting on Sunday from Thursday dinner in his honor at the NAS Violation RecordThe
iterranean since last
1400 to 1600. Saturday August. Jacksonville CPO Club at 1830
The transfer will mark the following is a reportof
The Alvsnabben is a saluting 0800-St. Edwards that evening. Members of Branch
ship and is designed as a mine 0900-King Hall first time two nuclearpowered 126, their ladies, members of the motor vehicle accidents and
layer. Her armament consists of Confessions are heard from I ships have operated with branch auxiliary, Unit 126, and traffic violations for the peri-
two six inch, two 57 m/m and 1900-2000 and before Masses. the Sixth Fleet. all other interested Fleet Re- od February 2 through Feb-

two 40 m/m guns. servists in the area are cordially ruary 8.NUMBER.
CAPTAIN U. EKLIND is her I .. invited to attend the "dutch OF ACCIDENTSThis
Commanding Officer and Com- I S 4fcitJ4r $ treat" dinner and meeting after Week Feb. 2-Feb. 8 5
COcJR4y f
mander S. Fredrickson is the ward. Total Accidents this year
Executive Officer., through February 8 19
Number of Accidents
The ship has 19 commissioned
Branch and Unit members and
officers, 18 warrant officers, 40 through February 1962 31
their guests will move to the
petty officers (including Chiefs),
Branch 126 meeting hall in Yu-
110 enlisted men and 80 Naval ) -
cadets aboard. kon where President Wilson will MOTOR VEHICLE

Special events have been plan- be guest speaker at the regular ACCIDENT ... ..... 42

ned at the USO and by other monthly meeting of the branch This week .... ...... .... 84

organizations for the Swedish beginning at 2030. Speeding .... ............ 25

As Vice President, Southeastern Reckless Driving 2
men.MARS Region, which encompasses Going through Stop Sign 2

System I IsTriService eight"'southeastern states, Wilsonis Other Violations 55
Fifty-one drivers appeared
the senior Fleet Reserve office
OutfitThe 4 holder in the area, second onlyto before the Traffic Hearing

Military Affiliate Radio the National President.On Board at the meeting held on
February 11. Disposition of the
System (MARS) has
a new Saturday, February 16 he
cases included the following:
member, the U.S. Navy, which will continue on to other branches three lost driving and parking
became a part of the system and units in the area and privileges aboard station, 21
early in January. MARS has
state as part of a
month-long were assigned to complete an
operated as a joint Army-Air official visit
throughout the
eight-hour course in remedial
1948. program since November Southeastern Region.Mainside driving instructions, 13 were

The Army's Chief Signal Offi- suspended, three were given

cer, Maj. Gen. Earle F. Cook, Lounge warnings, two were dismissedand
opened the ceremonies which Street three were referred to

welcomed the new member.He Hosts Valentines commanding officers for possible -

said, "I believe that the disciplinary action.
MARS program has a potentialfor SOMETHING TO THINK
emergency communicationsin Party TonightThere ABOUT

support of the military that .. \ will be a Valentines "You watch the guy who
not only justifies but demandsour Party tonight beginning at 1930 drives ahead and the guy

wholehearted support. The in the Mainside Lounge, Build- who drives behind.
future for MARS looks extremely f. ing 955. A combo will provide You watch to the left, you
bright, especially with Navy music for dancing.All watch to the right, You drive
combining the Army and Air 1 Yti with a calm, clear mind: But
Force in this endeavor." enlisted men and women the guy you really have to

Gen. Cook said that work will may attend. Formal attire or the watch on the highway, you
begin soon in planning for a Service Dress Blue Bravo uni- will find is the guy behind
completely new tri-service MARS r s h y!r tl 6 form will be worn.Refreshments the guy ahead and a headof

station in the Pentagon. will be served. the guy behind."



14 February 1963 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

I Patron Sixteen Home From Iceland Spain I

Patrol Squadron Sixteen re- day and the remainder of the Air Wing Eleven, and many
turned home to NAS Jack- squadron returned on wives, parents, and children of
sonville this week after an Wednesday from Rota, Spain. squadron personnel.THE .
overseas tour of five months. Present to personally greet the SQUADRON WAS TEMPORARILY -
Detachment Thirteen arrived "Eagles" was Captain Gilbert J. divided into two
from Keflavik, Iceland Tues- Frauenheim. Commander FleetSPECIAL separate operating units last
September. Commander CharlesE.

Rodgers, (squadron Commanding -
Officer) with six aircraftand
nearly one half of the sup-
F port personnel deployed to Naval

Station, Rota, Spain. The remain-
ing five aircraft and support
2 + yxi, personnel deployed to Keflavik,
Iceland under the command of
Commander L. H. Boutee, VP-16
Executive Officer.
The units brought back over

;:Y 25 tons of squadron equipment, 4iai6.ioix'i
including tool boxes, maintenance ON DETACHMENT IN SPAIN Two crew members of
paraphernalia, personnel records, VP-16 aircraft attach rockets to launchers during a practice
Yry. r i alert. They are (L. to R.) John A. Sawe. JrM ADI and Dominic
administrative files, training records drills, practice and
C. Galleita AD2. While in Rota Spain,
and even pencils and training were conducted intensively.
paper. I

I'fiJJ AIRCRAFT WHILE OVERSEAS from the Rota FIVE group I Fla. Publishing Co. OfficialTo

: joined with Patrol Squadron 23,
based at Sigonella, Sicily to par-
ticipate with the Sixth Fleet in Address AFMA MeetingRobert

conjunction with a NATO forces

training i exercise. The aircraft R. Feagin, Vice President and Director of Public
/, operated from an airfield on the Relations for the Florida Publishing Co. will address mem-
< Island of Crete. bers of Jacksonville Chapter 40 of the Armed Forces Man-

During the actual exercise agement Association next Tuesday at noon at the Officers
tsaw a JE: ..'s,, .
't3 vtis .t} squadron aircraft and flight Club here. I
crews conducted antisubmarine -J
warfare training exercises with ,! FEAGIN. WHO IS ALSO a
The carriers Roosevelt CVA-42 member of the board of directors -
GIFT of Spanish Christmas Cakes is given to
Cdr. C. E. Rodgers VP-16 CO by the daughter of Rev. Julian P. and Enterprise CVA (N-66. A-I I of Florida Publishing Co., .... .,,b.y.
Fernandz (center) in appreciation of the squadron' aid to the round-the-clock flight operations will touch on the areas of public ; rf
church mission in Jerez Spain during the Christmas season. patrolled the Aegean Sea, allow- relation aspects in managementand
Food and clothing was sent from the Jax area for the men to ing crew members occasional other facets. The Florida

distribute in Spain. airborne glimpses of Greece, Publishing Co. is the publisherof

Adm. Deutermann I Greek islands and Turkey. the Florida Times Union and
Jax Air Traffic
During the Cuban crisis air- the Jacksonville Journal.A .

Heads Eastern planes from Rota also assisted in social hour at 1145 will pre-

Control Agencies shipping surveillance flights in cede the luncheon on Tuesday.
the Mediterranean Sea.
Sea FrontierVice A native of Macon, Ga., Fea-
The Rota group also hosted 60
APCA Admiral Harold T. Deu- Spanish mission children duringthe gin attended Mercer University
Adopt Christmas season. in Macon and, Duke University.
termann has taken.. command of Detachment Thirteen carriedout During his 20 years in Jackson-
new procedure known as the U.S. Navy's Eastern Sea ville he has become well knownfor
such missions as shipping
APC (Areas of Positive Con- Frontier and Atlantic Reserve surveillance, antisubmarine pa- his civic endeavors. He was
has been the vice president and di-
trol) adopted by formerly
Fleet. trols search and rescue operationsand
Air Traffic Control Agencies in ice reconnaissance while I rector of public relations for 4/A/j
the Jacksonville area. Admiral Deutermann, who re- based in Iceland. Stockton, Whatley and Davin __ iy

Air Traffic Controllers have placed Vice Admiral Charles They also helped make Christ- Co. and co-owner and general R. R. FEAGIN

long been concerned with the Wellborn Jr., also becomes the mas brighter for some Eskimo manager of radio station WPDQ. Commerce; a member of the
ever increasing hazard of mid- U.S. Naval Representative' on the children of Scoresby, Greenlandby Feagin is also chairman of the Executive Committee of the
air collision brought about by Military; Staff Committee of the air-dropping three large boxesof Committee of One Hundred, Community Chest-United Fund;
the construction of faster mov- United Nations. toys and candy to them. Jacksonville Area Chamber of vice president of the YMCA;
ing aircraft and increasing vol- member of the board of directorsof
umn of traffic. The need for : R"us. Florida State Chamber of

more positive control of this Commerce; member of the boardof

traffic was recognized and after : } directors of the Jacksonville
r o .rr"r,,
r:: :
8 t:}>n } }
many months of research the b, Symphony Association and an

APC's were established. }.,kfCu: active member of numerous
These are merely designedareas .< other civic and business organi-

of airspace within which ,. zations.
yt o f yb xs 3.iIJAirYd' k' y ,9y
all flights will be positively

controlled by FAA agencies on Nat'l Health
the ground regardless of weather {_
conditions or nature of the (Continued from page 1)
flight. This positive control is Richard Forebecker, representingthe
effected by requiring all aircraftto sr'F National Health Agencies,
fly along specified routes and were also introduced.Also .
at specified altitudes. This me- appearing on the programwas
thod has been tested with a Bee Brown, State director of
great deal of success' in other the Joint Federal Crusade, who
parts of the country and was in- had words of praise for last
stituted in the Jacksonville area year's Jacksonville Navy effort.
on February 7. He also traced the work of the
three crusade agencies and assured -
all hands that money con-
PaydayContinued r l ,,y1,4.64, tributed was an investment in

( from page 1)) rti't f. the future of freedom.
The six National Health
a definite day of the week.A Agen-
cies for which contributions are
short verbal presentationhas
been prepared for those being sought are, American Can-
cer Society, National Society for
commands wishing a further ex-
: Lr Crippled Children and Adults
planation of the new proceduresaid
Lt. Busher. This presentation AVIATION HEADACHE IS CURED BY APC This APC b not the old Navy standby but Muscular Dystrophy Association,
can be given to small or a new procedure adopted by the Air Traffic: Control Agencies In the Jax area, known as Areas National Association for Re-
of Positive Control. Here the first APC Flight Plan from military units in this area is submitted tarded Children, American Heart
large groups of people and is via teletype to the FAA Office at Billiard Fla. for their final approval. (L. to R.) are Jan Hint Association and National Societyfor
available by calling Ext. 518 or ACCAi Dick Graves FAA Resident Inspector Cdr. O. S. Braddock. Air Traffic Control Officer
Prevention of Blindness.
494 at NAS. and Glnny Uxxell.



Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS 14 February 1963

JAX AIR SPORTSSportsmen Fliers Leave Tomorrow For

NEWS 6ND Cage TourneyFeb. 1621It's

off to Memphis, Tenn., tomorrow morning for the Jax Navy Fliers as they ventureto
the 1963 Sixth Naval District Basketball Championship Tournament being held Febru-

GatherFor ary 16-21. Ut.... Iitf""":, ...............: :.,. :.:::....:. ...a!Cj. :L :>. ".....*
The squad played its final

home City's game AAU, and All-Star second againstJax cagers ____
I IM _
BanquetThe last night. That result was not _
available at press time. t it
semi-annual NAS Jax Intramural Excluding the outcome of this
Sports Banquet will be lady guests, have been invited to game Coach O. R Richerson's t

held on Tuesday, February 19 at attend. Military personnel are squad is entering the district
reminded that Service Dress
1930 in Galley One. touney behind a record of 11
uniforms will be
Over 230 trophies, includingthe worn or wins and one loss.
civilian attire.
unique "Big I" Ironman, will appropriate LAST WEEKEND. Jax Navy
be awarded commands and indi- The awards to be presented by downed Jax AAU, 65 to 56,
viduals ,who excelled in last Captain James R. Compton, NAS Jacksonville's Cotney Tire Co.,
Fall's intramural sports program. CO, will include those for Touch 71 to 51, and NATTU's Lancers
Representatives: from some 40 Football, Volleyball, Golf, Ping 58 to 56.Those.
commands, together with their Pong 'and Bowling.It Fliers to board the Mem- V t

appears VA-44 once again phis-bound plane will be: Ben-
AmericanIM will take the top award honors. ny Gosey and Tom Warner of 1 ____
Since this is the first awardingof VA-44, Claude Williams of VA-
the "Big I", however, the 176, Leon Butler and Billy Simpson -
Hornets will retain it only until of VP-18, Joe Thomas of
Cagers the next banquet. VP-7, Lee Somers of Admin,
This will be the finale for VA- John Kraiza of Communications,
Win Tilts 44 as one of the strongest com- Dave Hammond and Harry Brax-
petitors' the program. Officially ton of Supply, and Calvin Nich-
Hard court action of the Intra- ) tomorrow the squadron moves olson of A/C Maint.
mural American League found its jets to NAS Cecil Field. The Sixth Naval District

VP-7, VAP-62 and Admin in the Champions will travel to Nor-
DISTRICT BOUND With a cage record of 11 wins
winners column following their Top ,Five TeamsTop folk, Va., for the South Atlantic against one loss following last weekend's play, the Jax Navy
cage play on Monday at the Regional Basketball Tournament Fliers leave tomorrow for Memphis, Tenn., to vie for the 6ND
Mainside gym. five Ironman leaders are: scheduled to be held February crown. (L to R) FRONT ROW Tom Warner, Harry Braxton.
Billy Simpson Leon Butler; SECOND ROW Benny Gosey,
FIRST PLACE VA-44 received 23-26, followed by the All-Navy
Calvin Nicholson Joe Thomas, Coach Richerson: BACK ROW
tween VP-7 and ComFalrJax. 750 for touch football, 1,000 for cage play at Alameda, Calif., John Kraiza, Dave Hammond, Lee Somers, and Claude
VP-7 took command of the bowling, 450 for golf, 1,000 for March 48.LIFEGUARD Williams.'
boards in the first quarter and volleyball and 300 for ping pong --

burst into a scoring spree which for a grand total of 3,500 points. Loper Joins District
led to a 58-24 victory. Joe SECOND PLACE NARTU received i
Thomas led the victors with 20 500 for touch football, 300
points. for bowling, 100 for golf, 750 for Netmen In Norfork
and 400 for
The VAP-62 vs VP-18 clash volleyball ping pong :. I
ran into an overtime as VAP-62 for a total of 2,050 points. VA-44's All-Navy volleyball player John Loper of the
tied the score at 41-41. In the THIRD PLACE Hospital received Jax Navy squad is a member of the Sixth Naval District
three-minute extra time, VAP- 450 for touch football, 100 Volleyball Champions playing in the South Atlantic Regional -
62's John Fabisiak sank a two- for bowling and 1,000 for golf Tournament at Norfolk. Va. .
followed teammate for a total of 1,500 points.
pointer by / Loper was picked up by Pen-
record of three wins and two
Allen Ransom who also scored FOURTH PLACE VP-30 re- sacola Navy which won the dis- a
two points for a 45-41 win. ceived 100 for touch football, 250 trict play here last Friday The losses while Cecil Field settledon ?
In the nightcap game, AF679th for bowling, 400 for golf, and three-day regional play will be a even record of twoandtwoto :.> f
stayed ahead of Admin until the 500 for volleyball for a total of finished tomorrow with the win- take third.

final two minutes of play at 1,250 points. ning' team going on to the All- Jax Navy won its first match
which time they watched their FIFTH PLACE AF679th received Navy tourney scheduled to be
against Glynco but lost its next
lead dwindle and then overtakenas 1,000 for touch football, held at Alameda, Calif., Feb-
Admin went on to win 44 to lost 100 for bowling, received ruary 1822.Pensacola. two with Memphis and Cecil
37. Leading the Adminers in the 200 for volleyball and 100 for ended the district Field to end up in fourth place. POINT GAINER Dick Wise-
scoring column was John Kraiza ping pong for a total of 1,200 eliminations with a 4-1 record. Glynco Navy finished with a 0-2 I man of Pensacola slams volleyball
with 15 points to his credit. points. Memphis Navy took second with record. of Memphis over out-stretched defensive players.arms

A... i Local Red Cross Offers

: s Sr. Life Saving CourseThe

American Red Cross must pass a preliminary swim-
: has issued a second, appealfor ming test.
military personnel and de- Upon completion of the course,
pendents to take advantageof a five-part test will be given
/ the water safety course in which will consist of the follow-
!t : : Senior Life Saving it has initiated ing:
? here. 1. Standing front dive with

C. V. Gross, local Field Direc- reasonably good form.
YL: tor for the Red Cross, said that 2. Swim 440 yards sing sev-
those persons who are interestedin eral prescribed forms of swim-
taking the course should con- ming.
tact him at Bldg. 39 ,or call Ext. 3. Dive to a minimum depthof
$, 552/554. When a sufficient num- six feet and swim two body
ber of students apply 'for the lengths under water.
course, classes will commence, 4. Tread water for one minute
he added. with hands below the surface.

-, j THE COURSE, being con- 5. Float motionless or rest ina
% ducted in cooperation with NAS prone position with a minimumof
: Special Services will take a arms and legs movement for
\ 4
minimum of 15 hours of instruc- one minute.

tion, ending with a five-part
The Jax Navy Sailing Club
TRAINING is the everyday work routine for these Special Services men striving test. will compete this Sunday in the
toward perfection as Senior Lifesavers. Here, the back pressure-arm lift method of artificial Requirements for taking the first Spring season Tri-Club
respiration is demonstrated by Daniel Sanderfoot, AMS2, on supposed victim Thomas Strickler, course are as follows: minimumage Sailing Regatta hosted by the
AA. Water Instuctor (WSI) Chuck Phillips observes the method along with (L to R) of
Safe 16 llth in
Robert AN. Charles Lentine, AN, Michael Garrett, AA, Curtis Arthur, AA, and David years or grade Florida Yacht Club. The event
Richardson AA. A course for WSI trainees Is expected to begin at the NAS Indoor Pool the last school for dependents; both mili- will start at 1000 with a Skip
week, in March. tary personnel and dependents pers meeting and three races.


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Il4 February 1963

\19 New Supervisors Get

Points In Basic Program


"Yout our first-line supervisors of today, are the poten-
tial key management personnel of tomorrow!"

This was the statement made I partment.

by Captain James R. Compton,
NAS Commanding Officer, last I I The attendees have been appointed -
Thursady. He was addressing the supervisors in their spe-
class of 19 civilian employeesnow cific fields and will receive ap-

attending the Basic Super- proximately 74 hours of class- .
visor Development Program, being room instruction designed to give
administered by the NAS them information and training
Industrial Relations Department, that will increase their effectiveness -
Bldg. 907. in performing their duties.
The course is 16 weeks in dura-
The newly selected supervisorsare tion.
: from Overhaul and Repair
Boyd Dixon Director of theStation's
Department, Bignon, P. C.
Bowers, F. G. Brooks, W. E. By- Management Analysis > >
num, C. A. Deisner, C. A. Gore, Department, began the class-
M. M. Holden, L. V. Holmes, room study by outlining the
W. T. Naylor, O. L. Phillips, C. L. fundamentals of good manage-
C. L. Broome and B. E. Snipes; ;
as well as the effective
from Public Works Department,
J. P. Baker and C. D. Bugg; J. application of the principles of ;/

Kaperak and Mrs. M. Mattingley good supervision.

of Comptroller Department, Another class of 20 newly ap- ;, ;...;.
R. A. Huskey of Supply Depart- pointed supervisors will gather VIEW TRAINING OUTLINE Flanking Boyd Dixon NAS Management Analysis Director,
ment; E. A. Tanner of Admin- at IRD I are newly appointed supervisors Mrs. Margie Mattingley of Comptroller Department and E. A.
early in March.
Tanner of Administration
istration Department and R. D. Department.
Taylor of Data Processing Des .

Special Services Offers 0" Club Events I Navy Wives

Friday, February 15

s Many Reduce Price DucatsTickets Luncheon Happy Hour 1115-1345.1530-1800. Corner

FOR RENT Walnut and St. Johns Room .
at reduced prices are I VP-16 Welcome Home Party The Navy Wives Club Jax
Cedar Hillt-Unfurn. 4 rm. cottage $.50 and$. for Sundays run.
now available at Special Ser- 1830.
EV 93425. #86 held their monthly business
Orange Park-Furn. 3 bdrm. house vices Bldg. 704. for many eventsat THE SOUNDS OF MUSIC will Anchor Room VA-45 Com- meeting on Wednesday, Feb-
264-6884. the Jacksonville Coliseum, appear at the Civic Auditoriumon missioning Reception 1500. ruary 6 at the Dewey Park Club
Ledbury Drive-3 bdrm. 2 bath house, Civic Auditorium and the Fer- March 4 with tickets ranging Dinner 1800-2100. house.

Children Post ftreet and pets-Unfurn.EV 74066.2 bdrm. apt. nandina Beach race track from $4.00 to $6.00. South Porch VA-44 Moving Final reports were heard from

$69.50 per mo. write Mrs. Decueri Party 1730.Oriental all chairmen and new chairmen
; YOU CAN HEAR THE SONG The show of the year, Holidayon
333 Post Street. Room NAS Party I were appointed by President
FOR SALE "Sweet Georgia Brown" on Feb- Ice, will be at the Jackson- 1630. I Nancy Wernet as follows: Mes-
Normandy Village-3 bdrm. house, 2 ruary 27 when the Harlem ville Coliseum March 20th Dancing in Dining Room with I dames Mary Franklin, Publicity
bath, $950 down $90 per mo. EV 43638. Globetrotters will appear at the through the 24th. Tickets are on Charlie Jay 2000-2400. and Mimeograph; Theresa Ha-
Ortega tiilll-3 bdrm. house, unfurn Jacksonville Coliseum. Ticketsare sale for $2.50 box scats, $1.50 I
EV 9-59II. Saturday, February 16 gan CoChairman, and Fran
sale at $1.50 and Mezzanine and for children
on $2.00, $1.75 I
Sudbury Ave.-3 bdrm., 1 11 baths, Luncheon 11151345. Bush, Games night; Nora Gentry,
4J% G.I. loan, $77 mo; SP 13850. $1.00. and $1.25 at the 1700 matinees. Happy Hour 1530-1800. Co-Chairman and Juanita Kirk-
Orange Park-4 bdrm. house, unfurn weed Monica Jones
.Nursery ,
2646843. Sports car racing fans may now Season passes for the Jack- Walnut Room Dental Dept. ;
Cedar Hill.-3 bdrm., 2 baths, G.I. get tickets for the Golden Crown sonville Suns 1963 baseball games Party 1800.Dancing Co-Chairman and Marie Scully,
loan, $85 SP 11461. in Dining Room with Custodian and Snack Bar; Vi-
per ; Prix races to be held at Fernan- are now on sale for military
home In Pensa- I vian Wagner Co-Chairman and
Pensacola-Exchange ,
dina Beach on March 2 and 3. 'personnel at $10 and for stu- Johnny Jelinek 2030-2400.
cola for Jax. home, trade $6000 equity Valerie Forest, Activities; Mae
7710095. Tickets for Saturday's race are dents at $5.00. Sunday, February 17
Brunch 1115-1345. Middleton Hospitality Box; Lois
Co-Chairman, and Dorothy Gar-
Monday, February 18 Diane i
rigus, Not-New-Shop;
4 r Luncheon 1115-1345. Lundy, Co-Chairman and Vivian
r Happy Hour 1530-1800. Wagner, Not-New-Shop Pick Up;
Dinner 1800-2100. I Monica Jones, Co-Chairman and
Gams Night 2030. Vivienne Kerns, Membership;
Tuesady February 19 Lois Spencer, Co-Chairman and
Luncheon 1115-1345. Dorothy Garrigus, Kiddy Games;
1 AFMA Luncheon 1115. Ruth Reese, Mae Middleton and
}.. a 9r St. Johns Room All Wives Josephine Burgess, Audit Board;
Bridge 1230. Cathy Smith, Layette; June Ste-
Happy Hour 1530-1800. gall, Ways and Means; Rita
Dinner 18002100.St. Brown, Scrap Book; Betty Noble,
Johns Room Duplicate Master-at-arms; Dolly Tait,
Bridge 2000. Pins; Rachel Juno, Coke Girl;
Wednesday, February 20 Dorothy Voisen, Posters; Cathy
Luncheon 11151345. Smith, Program; Margaret Kraus,
Happy Hour 1530-1800. Social and Educational Director;
/( //; Walnut Room VP-18 Wives Marge Whitley, Hospital Kits;
Brunch 1030.Dinner Virginia Hissam, Foster Parents I
1800-2100. and Ellen Day, Phone Commit
Thursday, February 21 tee.
> .y> ,. 3r y Luncheon 1115-1345. Mrs. Juanita Kirkwood an-
aI aIw Happy Hour 1530-1800. nounced that applications for
zm x Walnut Room NATTU Party Navy Wives Nursery Supervisor
;K $ { 1700. would be received through Feb-
: Porch FAW-11 Party 1900. ruary. Interested women may
St. Johns Room Adult Dance call Ext. 368 for more informa-
Class 2000.Dinner .
yry. tion.There
( 1800-2100. will be a social meetingat
I 1 the Dewey Park Clubhouseon

Two hipsters stood watchingthe February 20, at 1930.
Lady Godiva pageant in Cov-
entry, England. One turned to Two men, marooned on a desert -

,LOANS, GRATUITIES, CONTRIBUTIONS are three of the subjects being covered by the the other and asked, "Man, what island for the past 15 years,
class of Navy Relief Volunteer trainees attending a course in Bldg. 501, room 201 in the NATTUarea. stable is that chick riding for?" happened upon a giant economy
Navy Relief Society Field Representative Mrs. Fran Stonesifer, from the 'headquarter in The other answered without sized cola bottle washed onto the
Washington D.C.. (left) U instructing the officers' wives) in Navy Relief office Interviewing procedures taking his eyes off the spectacle, beach. "Oh my," shrieked one as
class, Mrs. Allen D. Finch (center) relates the subject matter' contained
A member of the
\ "I dunno, but dig those he picked the bottle. "We'veshrunkl"
crazy up
\ in the training guide to that on the blackboard while local Navy Relief Chairman Mrs. Kirk "
Horton silks! !
looks on.

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II I Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 14 February 1963

BuWeaps Team T '

Begins SurveyThe .' ; ,<

Bureau of Weapons

Survey Team No. 1 began a
survey of the station this } efC f {:

morning. The survey will con-
tinue through Tuesday, Feb- :

19. .
ruary '.iy':

', The activities began with a
conference of all departmentheads
\ .le ARr, : and special assistants. The

N Team was welcomed by Captain
James R. Compton, NAS Com-

manding Officer.FOLLOWING : ?3 1 t s

remarks were made by CaptainJ.

J, Hilton, Jr., Senior Member
of the Survey Team.

After the introduction of con- jfifrd

ference attendees the station

presentation was delivered.The .

Survey team members
B" consist of officers and civilian

A employees of BuWepst

The Team will cover the var-

HEARTS FULL OF SWEETS L. A. Van Auken. A03 of ious station departments and
HAS Ordnance can't seem to make up hit mind as to which of delve into other areas such as { x
the valentine favors that "someone special" would prefer. Help utilization of military personnel,
ing to solve his choice.making is Mrs. Dolly Wiggins, Managerof aviation safety, management im- s>' :<
When Van Auken isn't t
the NAS Navy: Exchange. shootingfor
the heart, he s shooting for the target with the Jax Navy provements and controls, or- ;
Pistol Team. ganization, staffing and civilian
manpower utilization, to namea Li. Cdr. John R. Bain a close friend, bids
Monday, February 18 few. retiring Cdr. John E. Porter farewell.
Bluejackets Dining and Dancing.
Tuesday, February 19 Highly Decorated FA W11
Ian Doin's Happy Hour 1700-1800. ORS are scheduled to arrive
later in the week. These include
Dining and Dancing.
Thursday February 14 team members from the Assist-
Naval Officer RetiresA
Saint Valentine's Day Dance Wednesday February 20 ant Inspector General, Supply

featuring Carl Boyd and the Game Night 2000. Corps, the Bureau of Medical highly decorated Naval officer retired here Wednes-

Rhythm Kings 2000-2400. and Surgery, the Dental Team, day, January 30 at the headquarters of Fleet Air Wing 11.
Special club steak dinner with Golf Course the USN Weather Service and The ceremonies took place just two city blocks from where
potatoes, garden salad, rolls and the Navy Exchange.vance .
his aviation career began 22 years ago.
Returns Phone
butter $1.50.Friday .
anytime after 0830 Thurs- Honored was Commander JohnE. Calif., plan to return to the East
February 15 Starting TimesThe days. Requestees must give Porter, Jr., the Wing's Oper- Coast and live in either Washington -
Dance featuring Phil Kay and ations Officer.
the Chantels 2100-0001. NAS Golf Course is re- names of their foursome at the D.C. or the Jacksonville
verting to its original methodof time they are obtaining their THE COMMANDER was com-
Saturday, February 16 obtaining Saturday and Sun- starting times. missioned and received his flight Area.Movies
Dance featuring March Wilson here in 1942.
day starting times. .either by Should the weather be favor- training
and the Red Coats 2100-0001..
phone or personal appearanceat able, an attendent will be at His World War II activitieswere
Sunday February 17 the Pro Shop. the shop at 0700. The course is experienced totally in the Movies will be shown regularly -

Dance featuring Carl Boyd and Desired times must be appliedfor ,open at 0700 on Saturdays and Pacific Campaign on the Solo- at 1900 on Monday through
the Rhythm Kings 2000-2400. at least TWO days in ad- 0745 on Sundays. mon and New Guinea Islands. Saturday; at 1400 and 1000 on
During Cdr. Porter's 110 flight Sunday, at the Mainside and
NATTU Theater and at 1900 onlyon
t missions as a PBY Flying Boat
pilot, he shot down two enemy Sunday at the Hospital Theater -
bombers and sank seven cargo These times are subject to

5 k ships. It was his crew which change.
sighted the Japanese task force Thursday February 14
j later engaged in the major battleof Mainside-The Lawless Breed.
Santa Cruz. NATTUnit-The Manster.
Hospital-The Savage Guns.
"It is that particular mission
Friday February 15
which stands out above the 110I
j Mainside-Damon and Pythias.
flew", said the commander.
NATTUnit The Lawless
.. -
: *'V.7: : : -S "There were three other PBYson
I i it the flight but after we had Breed.
; Hospital-The
sighted the task force, almost
immediately enemy fighters were Saturday February 16

., after us." He went on, saying Mainside-The Lady And The
t that the other three U. S. planes Tramp.
tl': were shot down while he man- NATTUnit-Damon And Py-

I aged to evade the fighters by thias.
flying 10 feet off the water and Hospital-The Lawless Breed.

then up into the 1,000-foot cloud Sunday February 17
nvq cover. Mainside-The Law And Jake

r AS A WAR TIME and Navy ,Wade.
NATTUnit-The Lady And The ('
test pilot, Cdr. Porter flew 8,300
S accident free hours.A Hospital-Damon And Pythias.

+ ? I few statistics can be derived i Monday February 18

from this figure. It is e- I Mainside-The Hustler.
\ quivalent to remaining in the NATTUnit-The Law And Jake

air a total of 344 days. And, Wade.
taking an average air-speed of Hospital-The Lady And The

the type aircraft he flew, a dis- Tramp.
tance of over 1,600,072 miles or Tuesday February 19
64 times around the world. Mainside-No Man Is An is-
Cdr. Porter's medals include
NATTUnit-The Hustler.
three Distinguished Flying Crosse
Hospital-The Law And Jake
OPERATION GOOD TURN Officials and Scouts look on while two of 50 volunteer work- seven Air Medals and the
ers from Division "X" of the Naval Air Reserve Training Unit unload trucks filled with Good- Asiatic Pacific Medal with 13
will bags last Saturday during the second annual Boy Scout Goodwill Coed Turn Drive. The battle and others. Wednesday February 20
officials, from left, are RAdm. Joseph M. Carson. ComFalrJax and Drive Chairman; Walter T. stars many Mainside-Cole Younger Gun-
Lane, first vice-president of the board of directors for Goodwill, and Capt. Ralph E. Elliot Jr. Commander and Mrs. Porter fighter.
NARTU CO. The scouts, from left, are Wade Pritchett, Jimmy Barber, and Steven Matchett all having left Jacksonville to visit NATTUnit-No Man Is An Is-
of Troop 363 in Jacksonville. Also assisting in the drive were several NARTU Petty Officers
who supervised collection points for the scouts: i i and the Navy League Sea Cadets who assistedin his father who is a retired Navy land.
the unloading operation at the Goodwill warehouse. captain living in San Diego, Hospital-The Hustler.f .