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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: January 1, 1953
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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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).
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Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wine 11

VOL-10 No. 38 UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA 8 Jon 1953



Two Carriers r J'JIi. '- Start Work



\ 4, On ExchangeAt


Operating Off t u rar MainsideMainside's T--' '


Navy Exchange Retail

Store has been moved directly -
Coast HereTwo north of Building 27 to Build c< hi

ing 954, where the Toy Shop was

of the Navy's fast located during the Christmas
season.
attack aircraft carriers, the ': t J Building 2?, where the store is
USS Coral Sea and the USS
+< normally located, is being remod
s
Lake Champlain, are now eled. Remodeling is planned to r

operating in 'the Jacksonville provide more complete shopping

service for personnel and depend F
area. 1
The Coral Sea was the first ents.
New
Facilities
to arrive and will stay here for
All of the
interior
bulkheadsare ------
about 11 days One of the

Navy's largest carriers, It arrived being torn down, and new I DOUBLE INCENTIVE Not
offshore Mayport yester fixtures are being added. A com only do Jim Tate, AKC and
plete new lighting system will be Ken Moritz, AK2, get the satisfaction .
day.While I i_ narara V. installed. of giving to a worthy
Comdr
Lawrence D
here the Coral Sea, com
cause, the March of Dllmes, but
CARNIVAL CHECK Mrs. Fortson social
ANOTHER King Wornom
Navy Exchange officer
manded <>y Capt. Herbert D. RIley they also have a chance for a
worker with Navy Relief, welcomes a $10,000 check as the or-
will be conducting carrier ganixation's share from the 1952 Navy Charity Carnival Fund. has also announced that a children's day off at Composite Squad.
training exercises. The second big check from the fund, it was presented by Capt. wear department is being ron 62. They'll get a day off,
Julius C. Early, (standing, renter), general chairman of the past planned for the new store. In ad that is, if they succeed In getting
Today, the' Lake Champlain, Carnival. Examining the check with Mrs. King is Capt. T F, dition a small stock of toys will their coins Into the small
with T. Mundorff bottle (arrow) contained In the
Capt. George Weinert, executive officer of the Naval Hospital. Looking on are
be
acting aa skipper, was scheduledto Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree (Oem), NAS commanding officer and carried year 'round. ration jar of water Canit
Capt. Charles A. Dittmar, senior chaplain. During the remodeling period, be done Yes, some already
arrive to embark a Fleet Air
housewares have done it, while the pot
jewelry, notions,
Jacksonville carrier air group t grows.
Second Big Donation toiletries, women's
wear, cigar-
aboad for a training cruise in
ettes and candy will be locatedin
the Caribbean. Building 954. The men's storeis A Run For Your
Although the Lake Champlainwill $10,000 Carnival Fund
still
topside in Building 3, and
.
ti up in the Mayport carrier
records, hardware, luggage and '
basin the duration of its,, Money In DimesDrive'
sports gear and the camera shop
stay will be too short to permita
Check To Relief can be found on the first deck in
public open house. Navy the same building. At VC62You

The Coral Sea, which will be Resumes ScheduleThe

operating at sea off Mayport Jacksonville's charitable organizations are still benefiting store has resumed a normal get a run for your money

during its stay here, will not from the 1952 Navy Charity Carnival held at the Naval schedule following the holi when you contribute to the
enter the Mayport basin to tie Air Station last spring. March of Dimes campaign at
days. Hours are 0830 to 1630 Mon
up. A second big check has been Composite Squadron 62.
day through Friday and 0830
ficials during the "Navy Day"luncheon to A sort of coin-tossing game
drawn from Carnival proceeds, 1200 on Saturdays.
held in connection with
with a day off as a reward, is the
Collection Of and given to the Navy Relief the October campaign. The Exchange Store at the Naval novel idea concocted by James
Fund. Hospital will have the
Donation Praised same Tate, AKC and Ken Moritz, AK!.
The $10,000 gift was presentedto hours as Mainside/ Naval Air
It keeps interest at a high pitch.
Blood Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardi-!
Back Technical Training Center's store
Mrs. King S. Fortson, social This is the idea:
worker in the charity organization son, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville will be open from 1000 to 1800 I

To Normal in the offices of Capt. Burn- ; Captain McCaffree; Cap- Monday through Friday, and I A small bottle is contained

ham C. McCaffree, commanding (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5)) from 0900 to 1200 on Saturday. I II" within a gallon jar filled with
water. Coins, contributions to the
After two weeks of officer Capt. Julius C. Early,
interrupted Likes The Change In Weather March of Dimes, are put into a
chairman of the 1951 and 1952
schedules, the Armed Forces
slot in the cover of the jar. If a

Blood Center, at the Naval Air carnivals, made the presentation. RCAF Pilot On Exchange Duty coin is dropped into the much
Second Big Check
Station Infirmary resumed nor- r smaller bottle within, a day off

mal operations Monday, Jan. S. Previously an outstanding con i is granted to the lucky contribu
The Box Scores tabulated below tribution of $31,500 had been presented With Navy Flying With VP-741 tor.At

show percentages based on department to the Jacksonville Com The only pilot from- the-Royal-Canadian Air Force now on'I this writing a few have qual-

quotas for Monday, Dec. I munity Chest. This was the larg I"exchange duty with the United States Navy is currently flying with ified for the day off, and the fund
29 and Tuesday, Dec. 30 only. est single contribution ever made Pa.!!' l.Squadron:: 741 here,at NAS Jacksonville. I is growing steadily.
: to the Chest drive and exceededthe Flight Lieutenant Leslie Bur- I
No. Quo. Per- Epperson, and will fly co-pilot
1951 donation This
by $7,500. rows, RCAF, is assigned to air
Sth. Met cent check, also realized from Carni craft checkout with the VP-741 with him. All We Can SayIs

NATTCenter 252 418 161.2 val funds, was given to Chest of- executive officer, Lcdr. Douglas C .
Operations 12 18 133.3 EXCHANGE pilots are normal Thank You

Marines 10 11 110.0 ly assigned to a unit for two
Fla Mil Dist 5 5 100.0 Very, Very MuchSo
years but Flight Lieutenant Burrows
Admin. 3 3 100.0
is scheduled to stay here many compliments on the
Medical 2 2 100.0Dental
Jax Air News' front page of
1 1 100.0 N for only 22 months. His first two its Christmas issue Dec. 18

Res. Fleet 85 14 87.0 months were spent working with have reached the editorial of.

FAW-l1 13 11 84.6 electronic tests at Patuxent River fices via phone, letters and or

Cecil Field 16 10 62.5 Md. ally, that it cannot go unap
Public Works 24 14 58.3 s M. qs C C preciated by the staff memo
NARTU 7 4 57.1 bers.

ComFairJax 8t 30 31.8 BEFORE being placed on ex- The full
page montage,
Special Services .4 1 25.0 change duty he was attached to which was in spirit of "put

aboard for a training cruise In the Coastal Command of the ting Christ back into Christmas
.
Royal Canadian Air Force. Thisis ," depicting the birth of

WEATHER OUTLOOK s the counterpart of the U. S. Christ, and also featuring a local -

Friday-Partly cloudy to clou- Atlantic Fleet, Fleet Air Wings. Navy family, was a coop-
dy with some rain and shifting erative effort of the Jax Air
winds. One of the most enjoyable News staff and the NAS photo

Saturday-Partly cloudy with phases of his duty her Flight lab.

possible rains Saturday afternoonor Lieutenant Burrows has found so To all those very fine read

night and north to northeast ..W.M. '- .."'".".".,,, I'___....._ far is the difference la winter ers who took time to tell us

winds. RCAF PILOT HERE-Flight Lieutenant Leslie Burrows, Royal temperatures her and in Can- that "it was one "of the finest

Sunday-Partly cloudy and Canadian Air Force pilot, who is assigned to Patrol Squadron ada. There around this time, front pages ever, with deep
741 on exchange duty, views a trailing antenna outlet on a P2V. humility and appreciation we
warmer with moderate northeast With him are Willie Middlebrook, ALt, (left), his first radioman, temperatures drop to about minus I say, "Thank you, very much."
winds. and his plane captain, Harry Baker, AD3 (right), 60 degrees Fahrenheit.


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)ago'i'wo JAX, Km NEWS 8 January 1953 I IJt1


First Class



XWB&flRiB 12 Students Finish 14WeekCourse



Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air MAINSIDE

, Station. Jacksonville, Fla.NAS, Jacksonville Thurs., Jan. 8 At Wing Radio School

Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree.- _______ Commanding Officer Last of the Comanches

Comdr. James H. Armstrong ._ Executive Officer ______Broderick CrawfordFrI. Another NAS Jax first was recorded Dec. 16 when 12 volunteer

Fleet Air Jacksonville ., Jan. 9 students comprising: the station's Initial Wing Radio School, Class
Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hnrriisnn. Commander
His Kind of Woman
after 14 weeks of Intensive training: under Fleet
Capt. Howard V. Hopkins Chief of Staff Robert Mitchum 1-53, graduated Air

Fleet Air Wing Eleven Wine 11.Honor.
Capt. Arthur S. Born Commander Sat., Jan. 10 student with a final markof
with additional
Comdr. Joseph T Thornton Chief Staff Officer Girl in Every 3.79 was Alan H. Vivian, ALAN, I emphasis placedon
PortMarie correct Naval
Naval Air Technical Training Center Wilson of VP-34 based at Trinidad, B. W. I communication

Capt. Edwin R. Peck.._ Commanding Officer Indies. The final class averagewas procedures.
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart Executive Officer NATTCenter 3.07. Excellent OpportunityThe

Naval Hospital Thurs., Jan. 8 Wing course requires no
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton Commanding Officer Target Hongkong A "well done" was' awarded previous communication experi-
T. F. Weinert Executive Officer both Instructors and .tudenLl by
Capt.
:
_____Richard Denning ence, and consequently affords an
NARTU Capt. Arthur S. Born Commander
Capt. Easton D. Noble Commanding Officer FrL, Jan. 3 Fleet Air Wing 11, during the excellent opportunity for Airmento
Comdr. Anthony Trusso Executive OfficerThe Last of the Comanches exercise. qualify for ALAN designation
Broderick Crawford graduation In line for advancement to AL3.
Benefit Navy
JAX AIR NEWS U published weekly it the U. S. Naval Air Station. Sat. Jan. 10 Other graduates were William
Jacksonville. Florida and printed commercially with' non-appropriated funds Under the overall
at m expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev. His Kind of Woman commandof E. Heishman, ALAN, and Richard -
Nor, distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station. the
1945. Copies are
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Naval Air Station Cecil Field and the U. S. ______Robert Mitchum Capain Born, G. Rogers, ALAN, attached
Naval Hospital. the novice radio to VP-34, Trinidad B. W. I.; Rich-

Editor-Andrew It. Planey NAVAL HOSPITAL communication ard W. Craft, ALAN;, Robert 1..

Staff Members John Charvat, AN; Vivian Williams, SA; Helen Thurs, Jan. 8 !- Goons, ALAN, and David M. V.

Harper. Cave of Outlaws school Cobb, ALAN, from VP-45, Coco
The JAX AIR NEWS U a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. was es-
AFTS material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted without -MacDonald Carey tabllahedin Solo, C. Z.; Ralph W. McKnight,
the written permission of Armed Force Press Service. RepubllcaUon of; othermatter ALAN, VP-861; John E. Stevens
., except by service publications U prohibited without permission of Fri., Jan. 9 view of the I ,
Editor.: JAX AIR NEWS. Target Hongkong acute shortage S_ ALAN, VP-741; Antonio W. Mor-
,
Editorial offices located Building 930 (topside). Phone extension _Richard DenningSat. of AL ratings. Alan Vivian razzinl, SA Staff, CFAW-11; Carl-

8184 and 21G.Report ton P. McKenzie, ALAN, Staff,
E.
Jan. 10 Supervised by Lt. Melvin
From Washington Last of the Comanches Fox, Wing communications officer CFAW-11; Thomas Long:, ALAN,
and William J. Mahon, ALAN,
Ilroderick Crawford instructors El-
and assisted.by from VJ2.Marine.
I. I don P. Allgood, ALC, attached to .

To Keep Military Strength VP-741 and Charles L. Williams
Train; At Resort
from VP-45, Coco Solo, C. Z., the

Plans to use "Snow Ridge," a school will not only benefit the Corps

ski resort in northern New York Wing but the Navy as a whole. %
At 3,600,000 Figure
state, as a training ground for Patterned after the curriculum Cuts Exams

winter warfare specialists have offered at Navy Class "A" radio

(By Armed Forces Press Service) with been announced by the Army. (A- schools, code sending and receiv- Passing MarkWashington
tion consistent military se-
Assistant Secretary of Defense FPS). ing are based as the primary drive
curity. The new regulations also

Anna the Rosenberg Defense has Department announcedthat apply to the Korean conflict. .,.,,......'.. ,y,'..<,,:. ,, (AFPS)-Minimum
< 41' E ;s passing scores for promotion in
""i
plans to maintain the nation'spresent :'1 j some fields to corporal and
......,. ser-
strength of 3- The first special winter class for r< '>"t .
military
.. s,!.,'AJ f J. geant in the Marine Corps have
600,000 men and women through women officer candidates since ,< "" ":W been reduced Marine Corps

June 1954 without drafting fathers 1945 will start at Quantico, Va., .t, h,1 Headquarters announces.

or Korean veterans. Mrs. Ro- Jan. 12, the Marine Corps has an- Policies set by AIMar 31 re-

senberg said that the Services ex- nounced. The new program will 1 1l duced the minimum passing

pect to get 620,000 men from the be in addition to the summer scores in 42 occupational fields

Selective Service pool. The re- schedule and will last 12 weeks. l for advancement to pay grades

maining needs are expected to be Successful students will be commissioned E-3 and E-4.

met by volunteer enlistments. second lieutenants in i
the Marine Corps Reserve. Marine personnel promoted un-

der those provisions must be
The Department of the Army

has announced that all enlisted A selection board to recommend a ?8a; v qualified for the appropriate
Via:s <. MOS in the next highest grade.
personnel who have returned inactive line officers for promo-
Personnel in service schools who
from service in Far East Com- tion to captain and commanderhas (
mand subsequent to June 25, have a basic MOS may be pro-
been announced by the Navy. t J
moted by the commanding offi-
1950 will not be reassigned to The board will consider those officers
__ cer if, in his opinion, they will
FECOM unless a specific requestfor who have participated in ,
such assignment is made in be qualified upon graduation.Date .
Naval Reserve training activitiesand
,,,
writing by the personnel con- those who have reported for 4' -A4 j of rank was Dec. 1 1952

cerned. active duty since July 1, 1952.It _,_,.,_.._ft. -.r-___ +, --_ but announcement of promotions .
will also consider officers on were held up' until Dec. 15. All

A contest for writers of American active duty in connection with PERSONNEL OFFICER ARRIVES -Lt. John M. Moraski, promotions will be temporary
new Personnel officer of NAS, discusses office procedure with and must be made before Jan. 15,
military and naval historyhas the Reserve Program who cannotbe Edward Burgoyne, YNJ (left) and RoByn Trotter PN3, (right).
been opened by the American considered by active duty Lt. Moraskl relieved Ledr. Harold Chapman, who is now Admin- except for qualified personnelwho
Military Institute. A cash prize boards. istrative officer of ComNabSix. were in transit status during

will be awarded. Rules call for this period.

the submission by 30'June 1954 The Board of Music Publishershas Exercise 'Southern Star' Moraski Takes Commanding officers have also(

of book-length unpublished man- delayed its meeting to select Gets Jan. 14 been authorized 'to make ad-

uscripts on any phase of AmerIcan the outstanding composition sub- Underway Over Duties As vancements after the closing date

military history. For addi- mitted in the Army Song Project.The Naples, Italy (AFPS-Ad- to eligible persons whose service -

tional information contact JacobB. director of the project an- miral Robert B. Carney, Com- records were not available

Ushehjncr, Hq. Command nounced that the meeting will be mander-in-Chief, Allied Forces Personnel OfficerA during the authorized period.

historian at Boiling AFB, Washington held the first week in January.The Southern Europe has announ- I .
ced that the NATO veteran of 18
Southern Naval
years Bachelor: six-months-
C. "Baby's
D. song selected at that time
European Command Exercise service, Lt. John M. Moraski has "
will be backed by the music in- old huh. Talk yet?
"Southern Star" will begin assumed his duties as NAS Per- "
Father "Oh
The Chief of Naval Operationshas dustry for possible acceptance as : no.
Jan. 14.The sonnel
Officer. He relieved Lcdr. Bachelor "
: "Boy, eh.
authorized the official Army
an eighth engage- song.
exercise is Harold J.
a command Chapman who is now
ment star for the Korean Service I I
staff conference designed to Administrative Officer of Com "

Medal and has established a ter- develop staff relationships and NabSix.Lt. C }1,

minal date for the seventh star. FleetUnitsSetFor procedures in the chain of Moraski, whose hometownis ?: DIVINE

The new star covers the period command. It will be Erie Pa.
attendedby joined the Navy in '
from May I, 1952 to Nov. 30,1952. SERVICES)
ExerciseIn more than 200 allied officers November, 1934. His first cruise
The cut-off date for the seventh
and observers.areas was aboard the USS Lexingtonand
star is April 30, 1952.
later he Protestant
CaribbeanNorfolk was stationed aboardthe
USS Rathburn (DD) and then 0800-Lutheran Communion
A Joint regulation has been 'around San Juan Puerto the "coal burner" USS Services, Small Chapel.
,
Ontario.
Issued by all Services which is Va., AFPS) More Rico and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. After 0830-All Saints Chapel.
making Chief
designed to liberalize proceduresfor than 100 ships and air units of Heading the list of the larger in Decem- .
ber 1941, Lt. Moraski became 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel.930Sunday
the
the Atlantic Fleet are headed ships slated to take
the operation of field censor- part in the Admiral's writer School
south to conduct training exercises exercises is the for Commander
ship of news material in combat battleship New
Mine Craft Battle 045 All Saints ChapeL
Force. In Oc-
in the Caribbean, Atlantic Jersey. The
zones. The regulations will be operation will last tober 1942 he
Fleet Headquarters has announ until },March 1953. was promoted to CatholloOSOO09.1000
used only in time of war and will
..__ Warrant Officc-r and in June 1943 ( ( Mass, St. Ed
facilitate the prompt release to -.S.
ced.The received his
commission
as En- ward's Chapel0645Mass
the public of maximum informa- nicknamed training"Springboard.program has" been The Jets To,Holland// sign. At that time 'he was attached at Hospital ChapeL

to the Aviation
NOTICE entire operation is designed to Six F-810 Thunderjet fighters, lection Board in Seattle Cadet and Se- Mormon

provide the ships and air units direct from the U.S., arrived at coached later 193OTuesdayNATTC Chaplain's -
Blue Cross and Blue Shield basketball at Barbers
time for basic training Eindhoven The office.
more under Netherlands
re- Point
payments are due Jan. 12-13, Hawaii, where his team
favorable weather conditions to Christian Science.
cently Join the Dutch Armed
policy holders are reminded. won the Navy title In the
Pa- 900 Chap-
which prevail In the Caribbean Forces (AFTS1. "lfn. -Tuesday NATTC
lain's office.







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8 January 1953 JAX. AIR NEWS Page Three

To Appeal I
: ,:: '" Responds Emergency
I
SightSeeingTours .


NowEstablished a'.f: <..xti?\'.:<0'' '., Red Cross To Expand Blood

", "<;;o
.' Drive For Gamma GlobulinThe

Have you ever wished to c .J:
see the sights and scenes of Red Cross has been called
Florida? .. ".. ":' upon to undertake an immediate but the processing laboratorieshave
Now personnel can see such Interesting .k. .. ., ',':,. ::' .F and dramatic expansion of been asked to work at full
: places as Sliver Springs, > its participation in the National capacity starting now. Even so,
St* Augustine and Marineland :; k ; Blood Program to make avail it is not anticipated that the lab-
: oratories will be able
q : to producethe
through the eight-seeing tours able all the gamma globulin pos
;
established by the Special Services ,:i'i ; sible for the prevention of total quantity of gamma glo-
department at the Naval Air I.; paralysis from poliomyelitis. bulin needed for polio in the
Technical Training Center. Experiments conducted over epidemic areas during the sum-
Special buses will be charteredfor ; the past two years in Provo, mer of 1953. However it is

the two round-trip tours. All Utah; Houston, Texas; and Sioux planned to continue maximum
tours will depart from the NATT- ''<."".*\"-,'..+ I City, Iowa under the auspicesof production in preparation for
.
Center Navy Exchange or, If more 0-: the National Foundation for 1954.
convenient the bus may be boarded :.: Infantile Paralysis and as a part S SS
at the Greyhound Terminal In .:: :: of their total research program, THE RED CROSS will furnish
Jacksonville.The :"" have demonstrated the effectiveness its total supply of gamma glo-
:;: t, :,. of this treatment. The Red bulin to the allocation agency
,,.. ,,'
trip to Silver Springs, which i Cross provided the gamma glo- without charge for the productin
-
costs $4.00 and the trip to St. .. .< bulin used in these experiments keeping with the policy now
: t ..,
Augustlne-Harlneland, which costs ."" ....... ..:.'<::- : ,,:" : ;:; '" i without cost. governing our distribution of
$3.00. have both been planned to blood and blood products.
YEARS FIRST BABY-It's a happy New Year for Mrs. BonI I
permit the passenger to visit the Ale Christie as she shows off Debra Lynn wba was born just 1C I II IT TAKES approximately one Over and above this new proJ-
main points\ of Interest in the minutes after midnight on Jan. 1, to become the first baby born pint of blood to make an average ect the Red Cross must continueto
shortest possible time. I at the Naval Hospital here. She was also the first girl born this dose of gamma globulin as used meet the day-by-day blood
in the Jacksonville area. The. father is James M. Christie,
After Marine Studios year
visiting needs of civilian
and of
SII3, of Fasron 9, NAS Cecil Field. for poliomyelitis. One injection hospitals
and the Alligator Farm in the I protects a child for a period of the Korean wounded and con
morning, the St. Augustine-Ma-; one to five weeks following ex tinue to build the nation's plas-
rineland passengers will be free to Baby Christie Is Year'sFirst posure. ma reserve through the 61 blood

spend the afternoon in St. Augus- Estimates based on past ex- centers operated by the Red
tine as they wish. At Sliver Cross and the centers operatedby
indicate that
Arrival At NASDebra perience polio may
Springs the glass-bottom boat and strike in epidemic proportions in the cooperating blood banks.
the photo sub trip are a big at- t .
at least 150 counties next
traction. The jungle cruise and Lynn Christie hereafter sum-
the Ross Allen Reptile Institute will be known as the "New Year'sBaby M/Sgt. William Dirt, instructorat mer, and if so, at least two mill-

may alto be seen at a reasonable ," being the first arrival here AE"B" school at NATTCentertook ion children in those counties I
his initial bow be to the disease. \ Ad fairf
price. Year 'round swimming is in 1953. at 1805. may exposed I 5.*

also available here where the water Besides being the first baby Debra, 6-pound, 2-ounce daughter Since gamma globulin is also
temperature is always 72. born this year at the Naval Hospital of Bonnie and James Christie, needed for the modification of
Debra, who arrived just 16 SH3, of Fasron 9 stationed at Cecil measles and in the preventionof NOTES.A
All military personnel" their de- minutes after midnight on January Field, also holds the honor of infectious hepatitis there will
pendents and guests are author- 1, set a record for early ar- being the first 1953 girl in and of necessity be a shortage of the.
ized to use this service. Marine rivals for the past four years. around the Jacksonville area. serum at the height of the polio social general assembly meet
studios at Marineland and most of Debra was the first of four new Her rival for top honors in Jack season. ing will be held in the club at
the attractions in St. Augustineand arrivals on New Year's Day at sonville had only a ten minute 1130, Monday Jan. 12 for the
at Silver Springs offer special the Hospital. Donna Carlene grace period before Mr. Stork appeared THIS IS A formidable under- purpose of electing four Board of
reduced rates to military per- Johnson, daughter of Nelle and with Debra. taking for the Red Cross. No Governors members and ,a vice

sonnel which can be obtained by Carl Johnson, BM2. was born at Debra has a brother, Mike aged large quantities of gamma globulin president.
showing an ID card. Reduced I 0431; Terry Eugene Newbold, 2 and a sister Margo, aged 3. are available. The total pro- Terms of these officers have
rates do not apply to dependentsor I son of Pauline and Carl New- Mrs. Christie declared "It's a cessing facilities of the countryat either already expired or will expire
guests. bold, FN at Operations arrivedat wonderful New Year's present. the present time are limited by Feb. 1. It is mandatorythat
Either "dvies", if authorized 1800 and Norman William the posts be filled as soon
or uniform may be worn. Tickets Dirt Jr., son of Beatrice and as possible.
free sight-seeing information fold Election of a club vice prcsi-
4t
ers and maps are available at the Board of Governors members
right-seeing service desk at the Sgt. Chesser posts will be held: Member rep-

NATTCenter Navy Exchange from resenting Fleet Air Wing Eleven,
1630-1900, Monday through Friday Leads RifleQualifiers Marine Aviation Detachment
and 0900-1200 Saturdays. val Air Technical Training Cen-
Tickets are not sold on the day of ter, and a member-at-largc.

departure and must be purchasedin Election of a club vice presi-
advance of that time. dent is required to fill that posi-
With the smoke cleared away / :_ tion vacated Jan. 1.

Navy Saves On Scrap from the Marine rifle and carbine Old and new club business will

During the first quarter of fiscal qualifications at Camp be discussed briefly. A free spaghetti -
1W3:) the Navy received $2,- Blanding, Sgt. Leon C. Chesser 4, ti,. a6y dinner will"be served.
023,015: from the sale of all typesof I of the Brig, led all carbine firers E T. } .
with a score of 261 of a possible ; .. 55t.
the office of Naval.Ma .
scrap, i f k Over :Million UnclaimedTax
terial has announced. (AFPS). 275 points. Y u f. 4x
With the M-l, Pfc. J. D. Un- ; "' RefundsVaiting

Professor (rapping on his desk): derwood's 230, fired in the first
N Washington, (AF1T8) More
"Order, order please." week, remained the highest score y40.000TH

Class of vets: "Beer!" of the 141 men firing the rifle. _jf ...._""' '"'''''''''''__... ....'''-_...........-..... than one million unclaimed tax refunds -
Close behind was Sgt. Paul Cam- for the past 10 years ara
LANDING-Flight crew members join with Ground I
waiting to be claimed, the Bureauof
panello, Jr., with a 229. Both are Control Approach Unit 17 crew for a celebration of the 40,000th Internal
Membership InGallon of ANP( ) School at NATTCenter. practice approach landing made since the unit has been attachedto Revenue announces.
NAS Jax. Standing left to right) Ensign Eugene Hahn; Bedford I. Main reason for the pile-up of refunds -
Club Trailing Sgt Chesser's carbine Roark, AC1; Lt. Robert Nichols, pilot making the 40,000th is due to taxpayers chang-
approach; Wallace Solomon AL2; Harry Knapp AC1; Lcdr. Rob- ing addresses it is revealed.
Now Totals 153 score by one point was ert Shirley head of GCA unit; Gene Gay ET2; Bernard Williams
Over half of
the 2(0 of AO school Instruc- AC2, and Ben Walton, ACC. Kneeling is William Farrar, them may be .serv
During the holiday period tor M/Sgt Walter L. Simpson, AD2. > I icemen.

seven new members were add- Jr., while M/Sgt Roy W. Lit-

ed ter,to bringing the Half-Gallon total membershipto Club ros- tle with, of a ANP 259.Fourth .( ) school was next I VA Announces New Dividend On Service Insurance | 1

153. highest were M/Sgt.
The following have given at James Creek, AO school and M/ Washington (AFPSAnother any three or more months between the contrary. In this Instance he
least four pints of blood to the Sgt. Thomas A. Mathews of ANP dividend will be paid in 1953 to the anniversary date of his should notify the VA office to
Armed Forces Blood Center ( ), both with totals of 257. In servicemen holding National Ser policy in 1952 and the same date which he pays premium.
vice Life Insurance policies the in 1953. .
here: all 219 men from Marine Barracks -
Jacqueline Barrowea, AA, Mainside and MAD at Veterans Administration has an Personnel who are eligible for Applications for the 1953 dividend
NATTCenter. NATTCenter fired with the car- nounced. the new dividend, but did not apply must include your full
The first will be madein for the '52 dividend will haveto
Barbara Barrowes, AA, NAT- bine 23 shooting expert. payments name, mailing address policy
TCenter.R. Following the two high men February to approximately apply to VA Headquarters, number, serial number and date
8. Brock, AN, Fasron with the M-l were Sergeants 5,000,000 eligible veterans, including Washington D. C. However policy of birth. All applications must be
Warren L Paul and C. C. Blan- personnel now on active holders who applied for the signed In the policy holders' own

109.Sgt.. Francis Portor, NATT keney both of the Brig. Paul shot duty. '52 dividend will receive the '53 handwriting.The .
Center.O. 228 Blankeney a 226. Sgt. Don- The size of the individual pay- dividend automatically. Payments 1953 dividend is the sec-
D. Ilafer A01 NATT- ald Maclean, of MAD was next ments for most policy holders will be made 30 to 40 days after ond regular one on NSLI policiesthe
Center. with a 223.Captain will be the same as in 1952 whenan the anniversary date of the pol- first was paid this year and

John W. McGregor, DKSN, average of $60 was paid. icy.The totaled 180000000. Two special
Administration. : "What ste's would you method of payment will be dividends also have been paid.
take in of fire?" To be the holder the in 1952 unless the The
Noah A. Greer A03, VC- 2. case eligible, policy same as four total nearly $4,000,000-
Sergeant: "Thirty inch sir" must have paid premiums for policy holder informs the VA to 000.I .





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'Cane HuntersOf I Visit To Foreign Ports Re-Designation


VJ-2 Cited I. Air Group 17 Back From Med Cruise l lBack I Changes VP861To



For EffortsOfficers to a regular working- rou- :,' New VP18The

I tine after five months in the Med-
and eplistcd men of designation of Patrol
iterranean and the Christmas hol-
Squadron 861 has
Weather Squadron Two, the At. been
lantic Fleet Hurricane Hunters idays are the pilots and men of changed to Patrol Squadron

based here, have been given a Carrier Air Group 17 who have 18. ,

well done by Admiral Lynn D returned to Jacksonville.The Y The change was formally executed -

\ McCormick, Commander -. in air group, under commandof during re-designation cer-

\ Chief of the U. S. Atlantic Fleet. Comdr. Leroy V. Swanson, had emonies held Wednesday duringthe

\ In commending the squadron been aboard the aircraft carrier squadron's personnel inspec-

I Admiral McCormick stated, "The USS Franklin D. Roosevelt in the tionby Comdr. William D. Bon-

Commander-in-Chlef has followed North, Atlantic and Mediterranean villian, commanding officer.

I the operation of the Hurricane since September. a Patrol Squadron 861, formerly

Warning Service during the past While a unit of NARTU, Norfolk, Va.,
overseas, squadrons comprising -
: recalled to active
; was duty froman
season with interest and pride.
Carrier Air Group 17, _
organized reserve status in
the
The effective aerial reconnaissance (
Fighter Squadrons 171, 172, 173,
fall of 1950. Only a handful of
hazardous conditionsis
under
174, Attack Squadron 175 and detachment -
particularly noteworthy. It not the original complement now remain
seven of Photographic
only led to adequate warnings to Squadron 62 participated in the with the squadron.

the 'fleet but also provided val- giant NATO operation "Main- All squadron historical records,

uable research data in tropical brace." trophies and commendations will

meteorology. Please convey my be returned along with the old

well done to the officers and men designation to NARTU Norfolk,
During "Mainbrace" the .. : which will be VP-861's
responsible for this outstanding :' 7. ;:''>M"- home un-
performance." "Screaming Demons" of Fighter til such time as the squadronmay

Squadron 171 had the opportunity BACK HOME-Just returned to lax for the holidays: after again be needed as an active
of pitting their skill in the air five months In the Mediterranean, this VF-173 Corsair has more
unit of the fleetAppreciation
HEADED by Comdr David J. above the Arctic Circle againstsome decorations on It than a Christmas tree. Arriving resplendent in .
Walkinshaw the weather squadron Arabian, Scotch and French headgear, pilots didn't hang around "
of the jet fighters of other for the .
arrival.of
engaged in hunting and long enough photographer's '

tracking hurricanes that occur- NATO nations. Salt in Trans-Jordan. Shortly after visiting the Near I' Dinner At

red in the Atlantic, the Carib- Led by Lcdr. H. E. "Jack"Hoerner Pilots flew over Palestine and East the ship was relieved by an- Cafeteria January 14
the former commandingofficer
bean, and the Gulf of Mexico Israel where the pilots noted alti- other flat-top in Lisbon Portu-
the Banshee jet fighters A special "appreciation dinner"
during the period from May until
meters registering 900 feet belowsea gal. From there they proceeded
late November. had simulated dog fights with awaits patrons of the Civilian
level. to the United States.
The season got off to a late British, Danish and Norwegian Cafeteria Wednesday, January 14.

start with Hurricane "Able" Meteor jets and F-84 Thunder- Admiral Hardison Speaks The meal, which will be at a

blowing up on August 24th in the jets.After special rate, is in appreciation to

Atlantic east of Martinique. Be- Mainbrace there were its many customers, Charles W.

fore "Able" expired, "Baker" put brief stops in the United King- Graduating Students of AGO Kuehner, Cafeteria manager an-

in its appearance in the same dom where many of the air group nounced.For .

general area. personnel had the opportunity of 90 cents, this is what you

1 visiting the English capital. will get: Smothered country
School Presented DiplomasRear steak and rice
CLIMAXING the season was yellow One green
hurricane "Fox" which formedin Later in the cruise, while in vegetable lettuce and tomato sal-

the Caribbean in the last weekof the Med, the carrier pulled into Adm. Osborne B. Hardison, Commander Fleet Air Jackson ad, rolls butter, choice of pastry

October. This storm was no- .Beruit, Lebanon where aerial ville, was principal speaker at a recent graduation ceremonies for and coffee or tea. This is a regular

table because of its "birdsintheeye" demonstrations were made by students of Class 52-43 of the Aviation Ground Officers' School at $1.50 meal.

aspect. The hurricane de- different squadrons. The Franklin the Naval 'Air Technical Training Center. This regular $1.50 meal for 90

veloped so rapidly and was so intense D. Roosevelt played host to In addressing class and also cents will be served from 1100 to

) that thousands of migrating the President of Lebanon, Bech- presenting diplomas, Admiral Captain Edwin R. Peck, commanding 1300.
.
officer of the Naval Air
birds were trapped in the "eye"of ara EI Kohoury. Hardison, -a veteran 'Naval aviator -
Technical Training Center. The
the storm. Weather squadron The aerial demonstrations of 42 years service in the

I planes often found themselves brought the pilots over the an- regular Navy, put aside his pre- Pleas speaker Greenlee was introduced by Comdr. Master Mechanic
Training Officerof
formation with flock of cient cities of Tripoli in Lebanon '
flying a pared speech and gave the gradu-
/ birds while in this calm area in ; Damascus, Latakia, Halab ating Ensigns the real Inside dataon School.the Aviation Ground Officer's Posts Open In

I the center of the storm. i and llama in Syria and the city the Navy as it is todaydatathat The MariannasThe

( In addition to Admiral McCor- could only be gained from a

, mick's well done the squadron lifetime of meritorious service in VJ.2 PIO DepartsFor Navy Oversea Employ :''

\ was also commended for its outstanding the Fleet ment Office has announced vacancies ',
Coast Duty .J
I performance by the of- Officers Advice in the positions of Master Me- ""

i ficer-in-charge of the Hurricane Former public information officer chanic, Public Works Center, Mas- '
In a direct delivery, the Admiral -
i Fleet Weather Central at Miami of VJ-2, Lt. (jg) Al Fowler, ter Mechanic, Utilities, and Master j
the future aviation
ground
and the Commander of Eastern officers gave his personal opinion of has departed for Monterey, Calif., ,Mechanic, Transportation, at
Sea Frontier in New York City. to attend the Navy's Postgraduate Guam in the Mariannas. '
the Navy. "The Navy, gentlemen,
\ School. The positions of Master Me-
he stated, "is a Brotherhood of the
Before duty with the Hurricane chanic
-
pay $10,599.25 per annum
Sea. rm not speaking primarilyof
Hunters of VJ-2, Lt (jg) end must forM
the Naval Air Arm," he added, persons eligible sign
Fowler flew into tropical storms 18-month tour of duty.
"I'm speaking of the Navy as a
out of Miami for two years with The application and certification
whole, the Fleet, the shore estab-
VP-23. In addition to his dutiesas of shouldbe
Navy employment
lishments, and the Marine Corps.
PIO, he also served as patrol forwarded via official chan-
SALTY HUMOR FROM The Admiral devoted his addressto
plane commander.Lcdr. .
nels to the Navy Overseas Em-
HERE AND THERE the discussion of three questions Thad J.
Kowall relieved ployment Office (Pacific), 45 Hyde
: What is the Naval Service
Fowler and has as his assistant Street, San Francisco 2, Califor-
Husband consoling wife atdaughter' xY like? What does the Navy ex-
{ Ensign George H. Swinney. nia
wedding: "Don't look pect from you? How can you,

at it as losing a daughter but as A'yf best accomplish the tasks you are :':: ::: :: ::: .......".-'..... .
gaining a bathroom." 5y expected to perform? While admitting i

that he had not the timeto r'4-

"My boy wants booklarnin'," discuss the three ; : .
fully .
ques- .
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said the mountaineer. "What you tions, the Admiral went on to dis- tl'! .' : ." .
got to offer him?" t n. cuss a carefully detailed : "
summaryof L
\
"Well," said the teacher, "we the facts of each. '&____9 I \\1., '".

have spelling, trigonometry, Eng S y Traces TraditionsThe .. w.. ,
lish { : .. .:. .. .
Navy was compared to a Qfi ,. ..
"Give him that trigonometry, '
.
.
Brotherhood of the Sea with regu- .
said the mountaineer. "He's the '
lations; codes, and traditions going oat? 'v
worst blame shot in the family.
back to the Elizabethan era.
*
I He commented on the fact that
\ 1st Lt.: "My wife is really-intel-
officers in the Navy were expected -
ligent. She can talk for hours on ; ,
to set high standards of per- i .
subject." *S gSS .
any
sonal honor, professional compe-
2nd Lt.: "My wife doesn't need
tence, leadership, and self-disci-
a subject.
pline.

Father: "So you want" to be my The graduates were advised that : .
the best of to : L
on-in-law?" ro way findinghow ..,.. ..{...'... :: ; .
accomplish their assigned tasks : .. ,. ..' .
; .
'
Sgt.: "No, but If I marry your .: .
daughter I don't know how I can -, was by constant research in the ... ... .. .1.; '
It"Little technical bulletins and a close ob- .
avoid
LOVELY 'LIA!*-Betta St. servance of Naval 'Regulations .
; John, who scored a hit on combined with careful observationand AGO SCHOOL GRADUATE CERE1\IONIES-Rear Adm. Os-
paycheck, by tonight Broadway and in London as borne B. Hardlson, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville (left) ,
t We'll be where the lights are "Liat," the native girl in the emulation of successful offi congratulates Ensign Richard L..White, honor man at a recent
bright play "SSuth Pacific," displays Aviation Ground Officer's School graduation ceremony. Ensign
and festive some of the characteristicswhich cers.The Admiral was Invited to Richard C. Capers (right) was runner-up for class honors. Admiral
In some gay spot have netted her a film Hardison was principal speaker and presented diplomas at
I'll return, but you will not. debut in a forthcoming movie. speak to the graduating class by the AGO School's graduation rites.


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Firefighters Meet Test In Subduing: Raging : ,


Brush Fires In Local Residential i SectionsNavy


firemen were called and then summoned at 1110, arrivingon

put to the test Sunday to subdue the scene shortly after.

two brush tires which endangered eLcdr
The number of Waves
report-
more than a dozen homesin Harold ,J. Chapman_ attached -
the Venetia subdivision and to the staff of ComNab- L ing aboard the station in the past

several just south of Timuquana Six and ,who resides at 4215 De- two weeks almost outnumberedthe

Road and west of Rooseevl Medici Ave., first noticed the;fire Waves going home on annual

Boulevard.The when an unidentified child yelled holiday leave.Welcomed .
first blaze, which burnedoff
"fire!l"Whipped
to Barracks 722 from
an estimated 60-acre tract of:
by strong westerly boot Marlene Me-
camp were,
vacant ground covered with grass
and underbrush between DeMe winds the fire, which started' in Grath, Marie McKinney, Lois

dici and Venetia Road, occurred an area less than ten feet; ac- Jaksetich, Beverly Egberts, Shire

cording to Lcdr. Chapman, rapidly -, ley Pillard, Margaret Ennel, Alice
shortly before 1100. ,,,,. _
the east '5 b. """' .iNi>
toward
A Jacksonville fire engine with advanced Bilbo, Betty Valentine, Betty
arrived along the rear of homes on .De- TO THE RESCUE-As clouds of black, billowing smoke rise Birmingham, Wilhelmina Grant,
booster tank
a 100-gallon Medici and began creeping to- In the background, these NAS firemen are shown scattering over Betty Elliott, Jeanne Jones, Dor-
first b ut proved ineffective. of two fires called on
1,000 gallons of water on the first they were
ward Venetia to the north.
othy Spatz Shirley Eggers, Marilyn -
,
in the Venetia sub-
Twelve Navy and two civilian to extinguish Sunday This blaze occurred
fire fighters from NAS Jax were Thirty-foot flames and billow- division. The second blase in the evening was fought on Roose- Bemis, Elizabeth Bellar, Dix-
ing black smoke were within sev- velt Blvd. near Tlmuqutna. ie LeFils, Virginia Ronson and

eral feet of the garage belongingto Mary Roehm.

Firefightin'Saiior Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Atkin- Fasron. 109, VF-12, VF-13, Fasron 6 Report .

son of 4225 DeMedici when NAS Logging aboard at NATTCen-

Takes' ChargeDuring fire trucks arrived. ter: were Maurene O'Brien, Bar-

Scouting Jax Squadrons bara Hauss, Eula Stovall, Vir-

Blaze High praise was given Navy ginia Champlin, Helen Flippo,

fire fighters by Mr. and Mrs. At- Dorothy Lamont, Mary Baker,
Fire fighting Is nothing new to kinson; Mrs. Lorimer Blitch of Fwroo J)>0* Few Navy pilots achieve two of Phyllis Biggerstaff, Evalynn Lo-

Lee Wright, AM2, and even a 3155 DeMedici whose'300 gallon A. belated but most heartfelt the coveted "E'a" and Captain Ma- Jacono, Beverly Scott, Margaret
broken' leg couldn't keep him congratulation to former AOC Lawlor L Lillian Mack Dethany
fuel oil tank was endangered; W. son's feat may well constitute a ,
from taking charge when a rag- S. Blackmon of 4293 Venetia; Richard E. Zeigler, now Warrant record never before attained by Saunders, Patricia Kanelle, Violet -

ing brush fire swept the woods Robert C. Travis and numerous Gunner Gunner Ziegler after having Air Force pilots on exchange duty. Cone, Frances Carey, Mary

just west of Roosevelt Blvd., on other civilian and' Navy resi- duty stations throughout the Sharing in the awards also wa Dunton and Montine Cobble.
the night of January 4. naval organization was aboard the
dents. Lt. (jg) Charles Knighten who Leaving for PH School at Pen-
After discovering the fire,, first ship to be turned over to a
sacola
the twins
were Widmeyer ,
"If another three minutes had garnered an "E" at 25,000 feet.
Wright, calling from the homeof friendly foreign government, when the Ubangia Doris and Dorothy Geraldine
passed before those Navy trucks Departing Flying
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. the USS Langley (CVL-27)) became Largy and Barbara Lawson log-
arrived, we wouldn't have a ga- after three years of duty with the
L. Wright at the Air Base Trailer the French carrier La Fay-
ged out for AC"A" School in Ola-
rage," said Atkinson.A jet squadron WM Lt. (jg) William -
Court, notified the Florida For the, and Gladys Erichson trans-
ette.The E. Tilleraon who will reportto
est'; Service. Unable to obtain secon4 truck was summonedwith squadron' I party made: a Advanced Training Commandin ferred to TD School at Memphis.

equipment from them, he called 400 gallons.shortly after the double hit with Lawrence Snook, .
the Duval Engineering and Con 800 gallon truck bogged down in AK3 and Ralph Zuver ATI who Corpus Christl.
field after The smaller While serving with VF-12 Lt The lady Marines have landedat
reloading.
tracting Company and obtaineduse a walked away with the door prizes.
of one of its largest Caterpillar truck, highly mobile, finally Gone from the ranks 1s Bob (jg) Tillerson served aboard five NATTCenter for schooling.

bulldozers. The Duval County subdued the blaze about 1300. No Guite, ATS who reported to Air carriers and amassed many flight Among the first were Cpl. Elea-

Police Patrol provided a police damage was done, and the cause Division Squadron Three at NAS, hours and carrier landings while nor C. Snow and Sgt. Victoria

escort for the fire-fighting bull- of the fire is still undetermined. Norfolk. becoming proficient in flying both Lipkovitz from Marine Head-

dozer. : The red carpet was unrolled for the F8F Bearcat and the F2H quarters in Washington, St. Belinda -
Banshee. L. De Rocco from the Marine -
the Jim Towers MNI Bob Denson, I
Navy personnel manning ; Pacific Fleet, Pfc. Ilene A.
VF-1S
Wright, attached to Squadron 800-gallon crash crew truck AMC: and Cleveland Newman'CSCwho
Zynieky from Cherry Point and
VP-741 of Fleet Air Wing 11, was were: John F. Bennett, ADC, in recently reported aboard Rapidly "checking<< out" in the Pfc. Jane H. Szulczewski from
liberty' from the U. S. Naval VF-12 F4U-5 are four new pilots who re-
on charge; John F. Ziolkowski, AT3;
Camp Lejeune. Welcome aboard!
Hospital where he had been re- Ottho N. Williams, AM3; John D. Oapt. Edward M. Mason, Air cently reported aboard for duty

covering from a broken leg and Fraley, ABAN; Herbert C. Harmon Force pilot on exchange duty with from flight training.The The two newest members of

other injuries suffered in an auto ADAN; Eugene E. Schwartz, the Flying Ubangls sharpened his quartet of Ensigns are : the "young married club" are

accident lie was with the Jax SN; Eugene L Spieker, AN; Ed- shooting eye in recent squadron Floyd Bates who hails from Aus- Peggy Wiles, who changed her
tin Minn. David Allen of Rosl- name before Christmas and Ann
the and ;
i Fire Department during war mund T. Smolarek, FN; 'Donald competitive gunnery exercises
, and worked for a construction R. Kittle, SN; Richard II. Steb- walked off with the honors at 15- mead, Calif.; Don Gunderson ol lenkhaus.

company before that. bins, AA; Richard J. Hansel, SA, 000 and 25,000 feet plus two Navy Minneapolis, Minn., and Ronald Lavonne Eckels has just re-en-

and Raymond E. Brennan, CDCN. "Es". Ralston of Boston Mass. listed for six more yearsR.

Wright knew exactly what he Fasron Six
Handling the second truck were
I C. Motors VC-62 and Gibbs
,
was doing'when he climbed into civilians John Byron and Joseph I 2,575 Trailers For Glbbft' quintet handed Fasron
the huge bulldozer and, with the Ybanez. Six its first defeat in the Men'sCity Corporation.
Navy, Marine Bases Basketball play Monday by F&sron's scoring attack was led
aid of the Duval County High- '
The second fire started around Washington (AFPS) Manu- Jim who netted 20joints.
downing the Banshees 7163. Fasion by Murray
Patrol started digging fire
\\ ,
ay: dusk and was finally brought un- asked the
facturers have been by Six had previously held undis- Other point men for the
trenches. When this proved un-
der control shortly before mid- Housing and Home Finance Ag- Banshees "Mutt" Pasco Bill
puted possession of first place, but were ,
successful he turned to the strategy -
night after cutting through the to furnish 2,575 house trail- Kidd Lester
of using the bulldozer to ency now shares a four-way tie with Bailey, Bradley Reed
up'the flames.It pine trees to within 200 yards of !' ers to be delivered to six Navy and Will Ewing with 14, 11, 9, 7,

cover Timuquana Road. and two Marine installations dur- and 2 points respectively.
was nearly 0100' before Pilots Of VA-15
A bulldozer, operated by Lee ing the first half of 1953. Tomorrow evening Fasron Six
Wright had successfully coveredup
Wright, AM2, dug fire trenchesand The new trailers will accom- will take on R. C. Motors at the
the flames and able
to
was
return home. The following banked dirt against the ad- modate four to six persons and Post High MarksIn Andrew Jackson gym.

vancing blaze. At the height of will be available to Service per- Fasron's complement decreased
morning he was back in the Hos-
pital completing physical therapy I the fire flames reached to the top sonnel and defense workers on a I ExercisesPilots rapIdly during the holidays as
of the tall pines, 30 or 40 feet locally determined priority sys- many enjoyed the festivities with
treatment for his broken leg.
from the ground. tem. of VA-15, baaed at NAS relatives at home. Over 120 men

Cecil Field, scored a mark of Excellent took advantage of the leave period -

Lcdr. Hartmann q r few in two phases of recent annual while 65 participated in the

competitive aerial gunnery New Year's celebration.

Fasron 9 COLcdr. and a Good in a third exercise. Recent ringing of the wedding

William C. Hartmann, for- Maintaining its excellent fleet bells were in behalf of James C.

merly attached to the staff of 3 4-yv standing, the squadron receivedthe Johnsen, Jr., AN, and Elizabeth

CNO, reported aboard Fasron 9 4. F highest grade In divebombIng Tyre who were married in the All

during the latter part of Decem- and rockets, with glidebombing Saints Chapel Dec. 21 by Chaplain -
; tt one step lower.
ber and assumed duties of execu- John N. Montgomery. Elizabeth -
tive officer. He relieved Lcdr. During the trio of exercises, five is a native of Jax, while Jim
rr pilots chalked individual Navy
Roy Anderson. up Is from Chicago.

Lcdr. Anderson, who reportedtwo "E's". Lt. Harry'Allen, III, flight Albert J. Haas, AD2, returnedto

years ago from Corpus Chris- officer, attained that featoffeatsIn maintenance Division last Monday -
garnering his "E" in rockets by after TAD to the Boathouse
tl, Texas, has departed for Mon- : being
terey, Calif., to attend the Gen- blasting the bulls-eye with every for the past seven months.
rocket.Lt. Recent arrival to the
eral Line School.A squadron
_
native of St. Louis, Mo., Lcdr. A 4's (Jg) Robert F. McMillen, line is Jack Bishop who hails from
N officer> and Lt. (jg) William V.
Hartmann served as operations Asheville, N. C. Preceding his
officer) of VP-101 in the Pacific x Lassen, assistant operations and current assignment Jack graduated -

during World War II. The years >;. ABC officer, were also recipientsof from boot training at NTC, San

following cessation of hostilities _% .. ,_xw._,......,..ff_ >'-q',,"___, .--............ .._____ the "E" for rocket firing. Diego, California
The distinction of being the only
saw him as operations officer of 4 S
CRACK ORDNANCEMEN ordnance crew of VA15at double winner went to Comdr. RoyM. "So, Sgt. Blow," said the divorce
VP-32 and as officer-in-charge of NAS Cecil Field has been credited with a major share of the
Isaman, squadron skipper who "I've decided to
judge, give your
VR-23, Philippine Islands. squadron's success in recent aerial gunnery competition as it
t garnered a mark of "Excellent" in two exercises and a "Good" In earned: "E's" In dive bombing and poor wife $40 a month for support -

He: "We're coming to a tunnel a third phase. Left to right, are: John Rea, A03; John Cross, rockets. The only other dive ." -

Are you afraid?" A01; David White, AOAN: Lt. George Muirhead, ordnance officer bombing "E" recipient was Lt. "Fine, Judge," said Sgt. Blow,
James Brans AOA14 Ralph Terrell, AOC Gerard Hen- I
"Not take that ; ; ; George L. Muirhead, electronics "and I'll to her
She: if you cigar and try slip a few
shaw, A03; Theuman Nail, AOAN; Benjamin Savoia, A03,
out of your mouth." Stephen Orsulak, AOZ. and ordnance officer. bucks once in a while, too."

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PL ,,' J Crown Annexed

liWlthJohn
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LlY < 1 By AE School


14 ,1,1's; { J. In a nip-and-tuck playoff for

1m JUl <- ... the station bowling championship,
,r ir. AE School, NATTCenter champions
.,
-1 the Mainside title-
", edged
t
fWH4'ZrKAUaIlfIJIIv. holder, Fasron Six, 5903-5844, in

;r 'j a seven-game series

.' M. Chanrat The Student Electricians gainedthe

A memo from the Armed Forces Press and Radio Serv- verdict in the seventh and deciding

ice was on our desk when we returned from leave this week, game when they outrolled
requesting information pointing to the selection of an All- the Fasronltes, 883-824, the even
tual margin of victory being 59
Service 1953 Basketball team.
points.
Barring injury or a complete reversal of form, Bob
Grabaz should be one of the foremost choices of the service Fasron held a 10-polnt edge into

sports writers over the country for a berth on the top 10. the finale, 5020-5010,but could not
It would be safe to say he'll have the backing of the south- hold on to the lead as Bob Kwolekled

ern area mill pounders who will have seen him in action the way for AE School witha

before the March closing date. STATION KEG CHAMPS-AE: School, NATTCenter's bowlIng high of 211. Paul Wiltsey had
champions, came from behind It-point deficit la the seventh a 179 for the winners and Mitch
Bob is the and the for the local
play-maker scorer aggregation and final game of a playoff with Fasron Six to cop the all-station : Kanyo registered a 178.
which to date has suffered a single upset loss to bowling: crown by a 59-polnt margin. Team members include: front
Moody Air Force Base. The irony of the defeat rests in the row (left to rights Bob Kwolek, Anthony Lippa and Mitchel I High team series for an individual
:fact that Turner Air Force Base defeated :Moody twice and Kanj Back nw, Paul Whlltsey, Bob Harris, Ed Bzemlsiewski game was a 919 rolled by
and Twa Kantian.Cagers AE School In the sixth game. The
the Fliers thumped Turner with ease, 10369.
total enabled them to close a big
the first eight the versatile Grabaz
Through
games gap cut by Fasron Six in the pre.
has averaged 20.8 points per outing, and that's above Face Busy, SlateIn seeding games.
par for the course. His top point production was in the
opener against Patrick Air Force Base when Bob meshed There were five games of over
29 points in a stunning 102.67 verdict. 200. Aside from Kwolek's 211,
Week Of 53The
Opening Howard Wrixon had a 213, Don
The Syracuse Shotgun isn't the only Flier who deserv'esmention Lamay a 206, Jim Manno a 204,
on an All-Service tipoff quintet. Jax Navy's start-
all for Fasron Six, and Harris
ing combo is a smooth operating machine, which, on a given question of a successful cage season might well be 200 for the Student Elec.
posted a
night can hold its own against any service five in the country. answered next week when the Jax Navy Fliers re-open their tricians. ..

Dick Tate is one of the unheralded athletes who is a 1952- 3 slate with four games in six nights. Victorious in
Members of the team
high He's who will make his all but one of eight frays thus far, the locals face MacDill winning
point getter. a presence
guy
felt the Dick the Air Force Base in the Mainside gym Monday eve, Jan. 12. were Wiltsey, Harris, Kwolek,
more noticeably as season
progresses. Tom Fur-
I Kanyo, Anthony Lippa,
Western drive-in artist has 13.5 Tuesday night the Fliers are on
Kentucky averaged pointsa In the second heat. Grabaz cannedan man and Ed Rzemlslewski. Bowl.
game and has yet to fall below the two digit figure in any the road with Turner Air Force effortless 25 for high point ing for Fasron Six were Stan

outing.We've Base and Thursday they returnto honors while Frank Kirby was Kresowiak, George Baranski, Lt.
run through the roster of the local five a number the home maples to host the the chief point getter for the visitors Sigurd Gudal/Manno, LaMay and

of times previously and each time we see them in action University of Florida "B"1 squad. with 15. Wrixon.
we're more impressed. The addition of Al Bullard should he Coach Frank McCaffrey was enthusiastic .
Teachers will be i
decide to direct all of ,his attention to varsity competition, Georgia College in his praise of Bul,
:will be a major gain.In out to avenge a loss Saturday lard the prolific VC-62 sharpshooter I Waves Suffer

his first night in uniform against Central Collegeof night when the Fliers trek to Col- who heretofore has writ First City Loss

Missouri, Al fit into the Jax Navy pattern like wateron legeboro, Ga.InacUve. ten a colorful chapter in intramural
a duck, scoring 16 points before fouling out in the Since Dec 18 cage ranks. Bullard's status I McMichael's Sundries handedthe j

final heat. He'll get at least a dozen a night and could Tax Navy has been dormant with the varsity is indefinite at !. Jax Navy Waves their first

easily breach the 20 mark with regularity. since Dec. 18, the .eve of their present, but should he become a. loss in Girl's City League bas

stunning 84-69 win over Central permanent addition it would certainly ketball early this week, subduingthe

1952 was a banner year for the Jax Navy's pistol team, College of Missouri. The visit bolster the local juggernaut local gals 28-15 on one of
the town courts.
dubbed by many as the greatest the station has ever pro- ing Eagles expected nothing short
duced. This statement is not without proof as a long stringof of a breather as they made their Moody Air Force owns the sin Kay Shorb paced the losers
national and local titles will bear out. annual southern tour, but the Fliers gle victory over the Fliers, a 59- with eight points and teammate
57 upset in the fifth outing of the Ruth Richardson added It
sent them limping home with five.
As a team the local triggermen wrapped the Service
up
campaign. The locals will haveto 10.7 at the half but the Mc.
awesome respect for one of the was ,
Center Five title at the National Mid-Winter Tournamentin
wait until Jan. 29 to Michael's quintet forged ahead in
tougher service aggregations on avenge
Tampa the Florida State Championships in Coral Gables
; the defeat, but they'll have plenty the third period to win going
the east coast.
(marking the first time in the 17 year history of the meet of time to sharpen their
that a military team had taken the prized Governor's Trophy Trailing 11-4 with only' four for the killing. sights. away.

) ; the Sixth Naval District Championship, for the second.. minutes gone in the initial chap i THR SCMMARIKSt
consecutive year, and climaxed the season at the National ter the ,Fliers suddenly came to 'atral Collrre 1691!

Pistol Matches by finishing among the top 10 teams in the. life, gapping the deficit' for a Player Bireham f ......Ytl1FTA 1 4-7 PT rr 4 TP 6
country where only a few points separated them from the 25.15 advantage at the buzzer. It Koper Whtted f....... 3.4 I-I 0 1 9
leader. was 42-28 at halftime with Bob ro& i":::: 1 tl 2 11
I MDffatt, ..... .
e .0 1-4 4 1
Grabaz and Al Bullard the
Individually, the Fliers were equally as impressive. big Klelrent e .. 11 2-4 2 12
Team captain Bob Stringer took the Sharpshooter Title at guns of the vicious attack. I Crawfordgg'Burgess, ,,,, 0 0000 2 0

the National Mid-Winter and Flamingo Open tournamentsand Bullard Joins Ranks Kirby g ........5 5-8 3 13lanneman
C .... 1 1-2 0 3
the Sixth Naval District Championship by a close margin Bullard made an auspicious debut rc2
Totals .....' ,23 23-40 18 69
to the varsity ranks pouring
through 16 points after his entry lax Navy (M)
John "Curly" Lucas annexed the North Florida .22 Player r(11'TA.Fl' :IT TP

and CF' title at Tallahassee, was third in 6ND firing Stelma Yen, f, f.._........0 4 0.0 0-0 11 1 8 0
and second in the Expert Class at the National Pistol Tate. f ......... .4 4-8 .4 12
....
Bullard f. .8 0.2 11 16
Matches. 1MS. e ........3 .4.6 11. 10 ?
Wessel g....... 4 1.1 .4 9 ,
Team members and alternates are Lucas, Stringer, AllanC. [ LI.tn, g ........ 2 00 1 .4
Grabat If ...... 8 9-11 2 25 "I've noticed several
Johns, Melvin K. Bell, Ben F. Preston, Jesse Blanton and Daly, g ......... 0 0-0 0 0 changes
around the
field since the
't James T. Carney. Totals ....... 33 18-28 27 81 Waves moved In!"
Starting the new year off with a "bang", Lucas won the Great Lakes, III (At'PS-The
Master Aggregate title in the Ocala Pistol Shoot last Sundayand 1052-53 Naval Training Center

Blanton was top shooter in the Expert Aggregate class. basketball team, led by Purdue

Prospects this season appear even brighter than in the All-Amerlcan Carl McNulty, will

past. There have been no losses to hinder the team structureand play a 30-game schedule facing
the new blood that is available will help iron out therough some of the top Service teams in
the mid-western area. The Blue-
spots.
jackets will also compete in the

FOLLOWIN THE FLIERS Had an informative tip Chicago Area Inter-Service and

from Chief Justice, former leading chief of PT, that an ex- the Ninth Naval District tourna- t

Jax Navy gridder was with the University of Tulsa in its ments In March.. .
Gator Bowl trip here New Year's Day. He was John Paw. *

loski, an end, who was with the Fliers in 1947. John gradu- Baseball (AFFS) Cleveland

ates this year and in addition is preparing to assume the outfielder Bob Kennedy, WWII v { t
duties of a father Baseball practice is slated to get fighter pilot recalled by the Ma-
underway in late February, probably the 23rd, Coach Frank rines last May, has received a dependency I- j- i "
McCaffrey averred. The local nine will be built around the discharge and will re- 'w

one-two punch of Tom Neely and Jim Coughlin. Competitionis join the Indians next spring. Other ,....,..--..----
expected to be keen for every berth and all personnel, Tribe players returning from
service are Al Aber, Dick Weik INTRAMURAL SPORTS CHAMPIONS Representatives of
invited to attend workouts.
NATTCenter and Mainside, are victorious Mainside athletic teams gathered to receive awards in
.' Will the point givers on the Tulsa-Florida game please Herb Adams, Jim Lemon and Doug I recognition of championships In various intramural sports. Left
drop around. We kept no records. Ed Nellist was the recipient Hansen. to right are, J. W. Olson, Bill Heller of VJ-62 (tennis); Dub
of sea duty orders shortly before the holiday leave --- C e. Shuman, Manuel Gonzales of NARTU (touch football); Ralph
Callahan Bob Charles Honti Don Fasron Sun
Daley, Lamay,
period. Old Ed had been around these parts for a number of Opportunity merely knocks (bowling, volleyball); Al Alverson, Fasron 109 (bowling runner-
years and we wish him the best with his new billet. temptation kicks the door in. up), and Leon Wilson, VP-741 (volleyball runner-up).


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VarsityTennis .. i::, "'x 1 Fasron Six Heads

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Squad Sounds Iron Man Ladder



Practice Call L For Second TimeFall

Jax Navy's varsity tennis team Intramural sports came to

will open practice sessions Mon- __ -H a close at Mainslde with the end

day, Jan. 19th, on the courts of the year and another Iron Man

across from the Chiefs Barracks, Trophy winner was crowned. However

corner of Yorktown and Mustin. the champ was no newcomerto

,All interested players, includ- the winner's circle as Fasron

ing NATTCenter personnel, are Six stepped in for the second con

urged to attend the initial work- secutive time to lay claim to permanent -

outs, Coach Leon Wilson stated. possession of the prized

Each individual will receive sports award.

equal opportunity to display his With the NAS intramural pro

wares before a varsity is selected. gram divided Into semi annual

Additional information can be schedules a winner is named twicea

had by phoning extension' 512, year and the well balanced Fas' J

NAS Special Services, or by calling ron sportsmen need only one more 1

in person at Building 930. title to make the trophy a permanent

fixture in Building 200.

The winners were well ahead 1

[ Service Sports -; of VF-741 lodged In second placein 1

IRON MAN TROPIIY AWARD-For the second time in a row Fasron Six was the recipient final standings. Complete totals *

Round-Up of the Iron Man Trophy, symbolic of supremacy in Mainside intramural athletics. Permanent are not available on all com
possession of the trophy can be had by winning the semi-annual award three times and the Fas petlting units, but they will be
Slurs shy of that mark. Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree NAS commanding officer -
(ly Amd Forc.t PrIM S.mee'DukdMll ) ron are only one published when compiled.Fasron's .
Rated made the presentation. Also on hand were representatives of VP-741, runner-up the past
(AFPS) season. Kneeling (left to right, Mike Prlpton, Jim Manno, Charles Hontz, and Ralph Callahanof victorious total came
among: the strongest eastern Serv- Fasron Six. Standing;, Pat Strove. VP-741; Lcdr. James Hardy VP-741' skipper; Captain McCaf as the result of first place finishes
ice clubs is the Sampson AFB Sa- free; Lcdr. Frederick Woodward, CO of Fasron Six; Leon Wilson, VP-174 and Ross Rasser, VP- in bowling and volleyball and

bres. Led by ex-Syracuse star 741. second place points in tennis and +

Chuck Steveskey, the filers downed touch football. VP-741 was the I

strong Syracuse University, 72-70. -,. Z f PORTS! champ in tennis, while NARTU: 1
Earlier the Sabres had dropped a .r .: J )( 'R nE IJS :: claimed top honors in touch foot
__ o
c c' :
close 57-61 decision to the professional '. ball.
j7QuizjI
Rochester Royals of the Runner-up In volleyball was the
'
NBA. VP-741 Caters, while Fasron 109
( Armtd Forctl frtii ServIce'QUESTIONS ) in similar In the '
1fIt was a position
i $ 1
Two of the top performers on 1. What was the largest crowd keg loop. 1
the Cherry Point, N. C., basket- All-station titles went to NAR-
ever to see a football game?
ball squad, John Spananbauer and C TU over AE School in touch foot
2. Did Alan Ameche set a new
Don Cramer, starred last year at Western Conference record in ball, ANP) Ships Company over

Niagara U. where Flyer coach, Fasron Six In volleyball, and AH
1951 for rushing, kicking or passing -
Lt. John Sullivan, also performed School over the same Fasron in

prior to WWII. The Cherry Point Student Electricians Nab 3.?Who is the 1950 basketball bowling. .
team has won 11 of its 12 con-
All-American at Ohio State now

tests. playing for Ft. Meade, Md.
IM Deadlines Set
Center Captain's 4. What college avenged Its first
Elsewhere 'around the hoop cir- TrophyWith Friday noon, Jan. 9, has been
loss on the gridiron by defeating
cuit many former college stars I set as the deadline for intra
its conqueror for the next 69 '
are pacing Service teams. They the issue in doubt until the final night of bowling competition ? mural entries in the NAS basketball -
include Dick Schnittker (Ill.) Ft. years and bowling leaguesby
I Aviation Electrician School climaxed a versatile season of ANSWERS
:Meade Md. Rip Gish (Boston Mainside Special Services
;
NATTCenter athletics by wresting the Captain's Cup under fire from 1. USC and Notre Dame played]
C.) Quantico; Ed Roman (CCNY) I directors.
before 112,012 people at Soldier
Ft. Eustis, Va., and Ron MacGll- a dozen competing departments.The Entry blanks were distributed -
Held, Nov. 16, 1929.
vray (St. John's) Ft. Dix. Captain's Cup is the hub' to all the units in the Main-
around which the entire wheel points for a league win, or points 2. Rushing. Amethe, 200poundWIfK''onsln side area and those interestedwere

liaftketball (AFPS) Led by of intramural sports at the Center from one to J2 according to its fullback, gained 771 requested to have at-
yards In 147 carries a* a freshmanto
individual In the
place league.
sensational John Clune and rangy revolves. It is awarded an- tended meetings held early
Don Lange, the U. S. Naval Academy' nually to the division that is out- This is true of all intramural set a Western Conference mark. this week. However, in orderto
5. Dick Schnlttker
activities at the Center with the
basketball team won its standing in over-all athletic su- accommodate the stragglers,
4. Princeton. Defeated Rutgers
by
-
first six games this season to rank premacy for the preceding year. exception of cross country and extra time has been added.
In Its first In 1869 It
game ,
swimming. No won or lost pointsare
among the nation's strongest hoop AE School compiled 725 pointsin
quintets. By beating Western gaining the win, a scant four given, however, place points never again loot to Rutgers untilNovember
1938, when It was defeated -
Maryland 126-44, the Middies set and a half points higher than the and participation points are 20-18. 20.8 Average

an all time Academy scoring hard-hitting Airman Prep Student awarded.

mark. Clune, who led Navy's squad. Aircraft Maintenancewas Sports offered under the present times for the personnel Inter- Nets Grabaz

scorers last year has been aver- third on a 684% production. setup include badminton, ested in the individual team

aging 23 points per game this Primary aim of the intramural basketball basketball free standing. A division officercan Lead

campaign. Lange, a former Nor- program is to provide an throwing, cross country, horse also check on his unit'soverall Scoring

folk NAS performer, has averaged opportunity for all hands to shoes softball swimming, table standing in this man Official basketball statistics for

18 tallies per contest. participate in some type of tennis touch football, volleyball, ner. the first eight games of Jax Navy's

competitive sport as regularly checkers, acey deucy billiardsand It is mandatory that all students 1052-53 schedule reveal Bob

Thought for today-and everyday as his time, Interest and ability chess. Golf and weight lifting vying in the program havea Grabaz, the flamboyant Syracuse

will permit. are optional with no points good scholastic average. If for Shotgun atop the scoring ladder

Life is a one-way street and I awarded for participation.A any reason a man's school marks with lusty 20.8
Objectives of the program are fA' average.
you're not coming back. five in number: recreation, social regular summary of the drop below a set standard, that In second place Is Al Dullard,

contacts, permanent interest in scoria table is kept on file in man is dropped form athletics sporting a 16-point average. How- .

Four Tie For Bowl' sports group spirit and physical the Athletic Department at all I until his class standing is raised. ever, his total production came in .

fitness. the last game before the holiday
-' -
Selection AwardsA With a turnover of thousandsof r'y recess, Bullard'i initial varsity
tie resulted in
four-way students per quarter, the Physical performance.
the final Football Special of Training Officer, Lt. Paul Nestled but a. point apart, yet

the 1952 grid year all the se- McCoy, former Athletic Directorof even in the average column at 13.5

lections made on the postseason Enid Okla. are Dick Tate and Vince Zoda.
Phillips University, ,
bowl games around the has instituted a program that insures Tate, the ramblin' Kentucky Wildcat

country. With twelve tilts on participation of all person- has meshed 108 points while

the card, the best that was re- nel at the Center; the rangy Zoda, a CCNY product
corded was two misses each by has tallied one less.
Accent is placed more on par-
the winners.Lt. Team averages show the Fliers
ticipation than on the individual .,m.
Edward W. Nelson, 1st This in- i with a 78.1 to 62.4 margin over
prowess of the teams.
Lieutenants Division, Glen their rivals, a spread of 15.7 points
sures the primary point mass
Stoker, ACC Fasron Six, Lt. participation, and allows for the per game. The advantage was

Charles V. Lyons, Fasron 109, secondary of competi- : built largely on the two games
purpose
and James Colley, IIM3, of the 4. early in the season in which the

NAS Infirmary will divide $10 tion.Eight points are allotted for Fliers eclipsed the century mark.
in merchandise chits at the The individual totals:
participation In each of the 16 E
Navy Exchange.Sam Player O FO FT-FTA PK TP
sports, and additional pointsare .f (ir.b.i/ rIlolUrd s (4 39-81 2S 167 A'f'
Houston State's victoryover from s f I. 0-2 5 It IAO
gained by ranking
N. E. Oklahoma State in ,,- Ta&ft, f I 3< SS-M 22 lea 13.5
first to last place. A'team' receIves Zoda. eRMnh'dt a :S* 31-41 25 101 13.5
the Shrimp Bowl was the big PRESENT CAPTAIN'S CUP Lcdr. Charles Brewer, AE tVeltcl 1 2< 1S11: It 10.}
puzzler, fooling over 75 per eight points upon entry School training officer, accepts the Captain's Trophy for the In- >' g a 21 16-1. IS It siIS
IJvtrr 7 2-3
9
and completion, but only three teams of AE School at NATTCenter from Edwin f 38 54II
cent of the entries. Florida'swin tramural Capt. K'f'lma. f-c 1M4 11 32 4.'
points are given for a win R. Peck, NATTCentert commanding officer. The award is made ialr c I 2 1-3 3 52.5
over Tulsa in the Gator to the division with the highest points in 16 Intramural via. f "S S-S 8 > 1.1
If a team loses it is still awarded annually War. r t i N t 2 ...
Bowl was frequently missedas two points for a loss. At the sports. Attending the presentation are (left to right) Comdr. Mower, f' S 0-0 4 e.'
was North's victory over Richard S. Stuart, NATTC executive officer; Lt. Fred Marconi, De'm"re' I o M t ..
end of a season, for specific activity special services officer; Lt. Paul McCoy, physical training officer
the South. T.U1, t Jt4 1Y7-t1S 115--: :
a division is awarded 12 and Comdr. William A. flood, dlr-rfor of training' '. ..f'Itf'C no ..."...... with fo vnrMtjr.


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(Items offering for sale articlesof

property such as washing machines 1

automobiles, furniture, radios '
clothing and the like are pro
hibited by Defense Department

regulations. This column will,

however, list t such services as With Christmas behind for another
available housing, rides wanted Mt Jkw;; year and the holidays over,

and lost and found articles or other we have just settled down againto

similar notices.) the regular tune of typewriters

FOR RENT and adding machines.

Furn. 4 rm. apt., $60 mo., 1110 Emery Tiers is back, and we

Riviera. Ph. 9-4519, Miss Hunt hope his wife continues on the
er.Furn.. road to better health. Rosalie
'
2 bdrm. house, 7363 ;Morse Potts is still at the top of the NAS.

Ave. Ph. 2.9853, Mr. :Morris. bowling league,

Furn. apt., 3613 College, Ph. 2- Several personnel changes have

8981, Mrs. Rives. SUGGESTION AWARDS-Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree, NAS commanding officer, presents taken place recently.* Joy Broad-
Furn. 2 rm. apt., 1429 Liberty, Ph. Beneficial Suggestion Award checks, totaling $1,380, to Capt. Leonidas D. Coates, Overhaul and well transferred from Time Sec
sUns Repair officer. The checks, received by 57 0 & R employees were given for constructive sugges tion to Housing office, replacing
4-798 Mrs.
on. tions. Left to right, are: James Martin, Captain Coates Eustace McKinney, Jr., Captain McCaffree, Tollie Cook who resigned. Tak
Furn. eff. apt., $65 mo., Ph. 2- Seth Reece, Ralph Godwin and James Gorman, Jr. Checks were also presented to 12 other NAS
ing over Joy's duties in the Time
8209, 2215 River Blvd., Mrs. employees at the ceremony.Beneficial .
Johnson. Section is Peggy Boatwright, who

Unfurn. 6 rm. house, 6416 103rdSt. Net List ScheduleFor was formerly with IRD.

., Ph. 2-8706, Mrs. Ogilvie. Suggestions Frances Theus, Secretary to

2. bdrm. apt., Ph. 2-4275, .Miss Exchange Comdr. Richard L. Mann, Public
Groves. Works officer, was married to R.

Furn.2-9502 3, rm.Mrs. apt.Joyner., $65 mo., Ph. $2,345 For Base Workers Of Auto Tags D. Cherry. ADI.,.of. Fasron 109.

Furn. 2 bdrm. apt., $60 mo., 7913 Exchange of metal auto tags
West Beaver, Ph. 8-1495: Mrs. Beneficial sugrgrestioiuTchecks, totaling $2,345, were pre for new windshield stickers $10,000 Check
Hall.Furn. sented to sixty-nine Naval Air Station employees in brief will be completed by the mid.
ceremonies held just before the holiday period. (Continued from Page 1)
rm., 2523 Park, Ph. 8-1763, dIe of January, the Pass and
Mrs. Roberts. Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree, creased participation in Identification office has an. tarn Early, and others, militaryand
commanding officer, turned overfiftyseven suggestion nounced. civilian, who had held key
tiX Share 5 rm. home, 3047 College, plans and for the most out
checks, totaling $1,380, Jobs in promoting last year'scarnival
Ph. 2-3552, Mrs. Cason. standing promotional program in Civilian stickers were issued
to Capt. Leonidas D. Coates, Over attended the luncheon '
Furn. 5 rm. house, $85 mo., 6615 suggestion systems during any Jan. 6 and Jan. 7. All officers
haul and Repair officer, for pres. to present the Navy's donation.
i3 Ramona, Ph. 2-5767, Mrs. Bry one calendar year. still having the old type tags
entation to 0 & R employees. Heals
To
Others Benefit
an. highest Check $245 are requested to bring them to
delivered three checks, total.
Unfurn. 2 bdrm. apt., $77.50, 2528 Eustace J. McKinney, Jr., of 0 the Pass and ID. office build Within the next few weeks additional
$40, to Comdr. Richard L.
College, Ph. 7.5108, Mae Powell. ing & R, received 'the highest awardof ing for renewal today between checks will be distributed
Mann, Public Works officer, for
2 dble. rms., day or week, 2601 $245. McKinney's suggestion 0730 and 1600. to other approved charitable
presentation to Public Works em
Park, Ph. 2-8700, Mrs. Houston. to lengthen the stem bushing In' Chief Petty Officers will turn organizations including the Amer.

Furn 3 rm. apt., $45 mo., 2148 Roselle ployees.Employees OoouneiMtal the water regulator to prevent the in metal tags Jan. 9 betweenthe can Heart Society, the American

Ph. 7-5461, Mrs. Emery Checks amounting to $925 were diaphram pin from traveling past hours of 0739 and 1600. Cancer Society, and the Duval
Furn. 3 rm. apt., 4502 Irvington, the operating switch limits will All other enlisted personnelare County Chapter, National Society
awarded a representative groupof
Ph. 8-6768, Mrs. Carney. the sixty-nine employees.In save approximately $8,760 the asked to turn in metal tagson for Crippled Children and
Furn. apt., $10 wk., Ph. 2-7210, first year it is .in operation. 'Jan. 12 between 0730 and Adults, Inc. All have been ben
conveying the award checks, .
Mrs. Barnett. Capt. McCaffree commended the Others who earned large awards 1600. eficiaries of previous Navy Charity
Unfurn. 2 bdrm. apt., <4227< San Included: Seth D. Reece, O&R, Carnivals.
employees who had contributed to
Juan, Ph. 8-2431, Mr. Lotz. who received $205; James N. Gore Meanwhile, the kickoff meeting
Furn. 3 rm. apt., 925 Rosselle, Ph. I the tion Increased of NAS Jax efficiency through of the opera submission man, Jr., O&R, who received $120in Some time ago a friend of ours of 1933 Carnival heads was

8-2655, Mr. Rhodes. of constructive beneficial awards; Ralph B. Edwards and received a letter which read: held in the conference room of

Furn. 3 rm. cottage, Ph. 112-8- I suggestions. James C. Martin, O&R, who divided "Dear Sir: This will acknowledgeyour the Administration building i
2241, Mrs. Schulz. an award of $135; and'William Tuesday afternoon. Lt. Col. Paul
Navy Leeds Program letter of March 1st which
,
Furn. apt., Ph. 2-8981 after 7 P.M. E. Early and Joseph P. Cars- Treitel is the 1953 Charity 'Car
He further stated that the Navyis
"
Mrs. R(ves. the only government activity well, O&R: who shared a $100 caught me with my secretary in nival Chairman, succeeding Cap.
Furn. 3 rm. apt., 725 Rosselle, Mrs. check. the hospital." tain Early.
Frazier. to receive nationwide recognition
for its Suggestion Program by
Furn. elf 726 Rosselle Ph.
apt., ,
7-5640, Mrs. Wainwright winning both of the National As- VP-5 Fetes Maltese Orphans
sociation of Suggestion Systems
Furn. 4 rm. apt., 726 Rosselle, Ph.
7-5640, Mrs. Wainwright. Achievement Awards for most in. Kind Hand Of U. S. Serviceman Reaches

2 bdrm.
Furn. 3719
apt. Mayflower -
Ph 2-7204, Mrs. Cloud. Three Squadrons
Underprivileged Children OverseasSpecial
Finn 3 rm. apt., $75 mo. Avail.

Jan. 15, 4590 Shelby, Ph. 2-9137, Begin New Year -
Mr. Nash. ( to The Jax Air News) USING collections taken up party just before lunchtime to

Share home with widow, Ph. 8- With New COsThree l\IALTA-The world over, Christmas from three pay-day lines, the meet Comdr. James C. Houghton,

4650, Mrs. Jones. and kids go together, especially squadron welfare and recreation commanding officer of VP-S, and
Will trade equity in 2 bdrm. housein Fleet Air Jacksonville when U.S. Navy men find committee really went all out to
Lcdr. Benjamin H. Troemel, squadron
Jacksonville for house in San fighter squadrons have begun the themselves overseas during the insure that these underprivileged
Diego, 5145 Hancock, Ph. Ext. New Year under the leadershipof festive Yuletide season. children of Malta enjoyed themselves executive officer. Before the

274 or 88.7474, Mrs. Louis. new commanding officers. The Over 200 orphans from seven A giant Christmas tree children and the American guest

FOR SALE V new skippers took over at VF- different Maltese institutions were was flown down from Naples, Italy dug into a bounteous turkey din-

.American House Trailer, Ph. 8249, 171, VF-14 and VF12. Christmas guests of officers and while a plane load of toys and ner, the Archbishop offered all

Azaleia Trailer Park, Mr. Dan Taking over the reins in VF- men of Patrol Squadron VP-5, decorations came from Munich, present his blessings and spoke la
t iels. 171 was Comdr. Albert O. Morton which has been stationed at RAF Germany.His .
Furn. 5 rm. bungalow, 3129 Fair- who relieved Lcdr. Helmuth Luqa aerodrome, Malta, since last Grace the Metropolitan generous appreciation of the "ex

wood Lane, Ph. 8-4447, Chief Hoerner, just returned from the August. I Archbishop of Malta called at the tremely charitable American Navy

Gallaway. Mediterranean with the unit. _....... .. .... ..."... '.." ... .. men."
Unfurn. 3 bdrm. house, 5501 Shore- Lcdr. Hoerner reports to the Bureau : :: : ::: ? jf. C C CALL

wood, Ph. Ext. 8555,-Chief Ray- of Ordnance in Washington, : : : : :' ; HANDS assisted in serving

mond. D. C.At. "8 the children from soup to walnuts

3 $18,000 bdrm. ,house Ph. Ext.4214 8183 Timuquana, Capt., ceremonies VF 14's change-of Lcdr. Vernon-command ':...',: and afterwards herded the

Nalsh.Unfurn Binion assumed command from ;i;ll" 1' (; ; fads into the hall auditorium fora

j 3 bdrm. house, 2540 Post Lcdr. Jesse Hopkins who was ,, : :; ..i : "Ii" showing of assorted stateside

Ph. 2.7916, Lcdr. Pa..ela.MISCELLANEOUS acting skipper. Lcdr. John Ken cartoons. The kids understood

I nedy, the former commanding enough English to laugh and talk
5 riders wanted from St. Nicholas, officer has already received his back to Bugs Bunny!

0700-1530, Ph. 9-0874, Robert 1... I orders. Lcdr. Binion follows in SIT
Burr. the footsteps of such well known rvA WAS hard to hold the chile

Ride wanted from Lancaster and Navy leaders as the late Admiral dren down, but eventually 207

Riverside, 0730.1600, Ph. Ext. Forrest Sherman, Admiral gifts were given out. They ranged
8220 or 8-3011, Mrs. Reed. Gerald Bogan and Admiral Arthur from toy trucks, roller skates and
Lost, brown leather wallet in EM W. Radford, all of whom ya dolls, to dresser sets and magnetic _

head, Bldg. 1, Jan. 5. Return to have bene former skippers.The fishing sets. When the last
F. J. Campos, Ph. Ext. BOO. former executive officer of + at gift had been individually present.
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Lost, Parker 51 Pen. Return to the "Flying Ubangis" of VF-12, ed, the Ice cream was brought out
R A. Bazell, Dispatchers Office Lcdr John Breen became skip by the rays multicolored Christmas

transportation.! per when Comdr. John L. Carter :. .w..,.,,-., ...." lights bundles of balloon
Baby sitter day or night, Ph. 2- was ordered to the post of opera. came down, and the usually well-
9502: Mrs. Joyner. tions officer for Commander Na GOOD-WILL AMBASSADORS Three orphan girls meet mannered orphanage kids let loose
three friendly I VP-5 members during their first Christmas party at
Baby sitter, weekends or evenings, val Air Bases, Sixth Naval District Ilamrun, Malta. VP-5 men are (left to right), James Hljhley, and filled the hall with joy-In.
1'h. 7.4788, Mrs. Dodd. here at NAS Jar AD3; Harry Perkey, AF3, and Robert BUss, AL2. spired squeals of delight.Page .

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