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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: June 19, 1958
Frequency: weekly
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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Defense Lays Groundwork For Proficiency PaymentsThe


first draft of proposed the military pay bill. that the directive will establish per month more than their base The Navy is waiting to get

proficiency pay regulationswas Defense officials feel as thoughit advances in pay on the P-step pay, under the law. the full Defense directive beforeit
sent to all the services system rather than the pay grade It's doubtful, according to moves toward development of
this week by the Departmentof will be Oct. 1 before final details system. Navy Times, if Defense will go its procedures for pro pay. So is

Defense, according to Navy regards "pro" pay are iron- Under the P-type of advance, along with the maximum in proficiency the :Marine Corps and Coast

Times. ed out. as set up in the new pay law, advancements.Also Guard.

THIS WAS the first concrete Details of the pro pay propo- individuals could collect proficiency to be worked out are the The Navy hopes to be able to

move out of the "thinking"stagein sals, made incidentally by Defense pay on one of three lev problems of distribution of pro- give proficiency pay hikes in all

regards to proficiency pay Department, were not given els. pay increases and selection of ratings. Marine Corps plans have

for servicemen since passage of out. It's anticipated, however, These could total up to $150 personnel to receive them. never been revealed.



Oyenik Cited




As Valion JJ3W8Vol.



Plane Capt.Charles .


Oyenik, Jr., has
been selected as "plane cap. 16 No. 12 U. S. N. A. S Jacksonville, Florida 19 June 1958

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tain of the month" of Attack .*1. : : \

Squadron 15. Jet Combat Training Is
Comdr. W. J. Gray, VA-15

skipper, presented a commendation .
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week.to Oyenik in a ceremonylast : Launched In Jax AreaA


The following citation was
read to Oyenik by Comdr. Gray: full-scale jet combat training program, now beginningin
"I am very pleased to designateyou the Jax area, is part of a plan for a replacement carrierair

Attack Squadron 15 plane group organization. .

captain of the month. Overall purpose of the plan is WWII Operational Training

"Your efforts towards makingthis to maintain a constant, high- Groups.

squadron one of safest and level of air squadron combat RCVG-4, based at NAS Cecil

most effective units of the Navyare readiness throughout the Fleet. Field, has been designated the

deeply appreciated." ', t ,4 4 east coast replacement group and
% UNDER THE scheme, new pilots -
: .
A veteran of twoandahalfyears i:: will be phased through one will be composed of VF-174, also
Naval service, Oyenik:Was r. ..
of five squadrons making up the at Cecil, VF-101 at Key West
selected for this award on the _4 Atlantic Fleet's' new Replacement NAS, VF-21 at NAS Oceana,Va.,

basis of his outstanding per- i Carrier Air Group (RC- VA-44 at NAS Jax and VAH-3
formance of duty, conduct, attitude at NAS Sanford.
1 VG).
and personal appearancein EXAMPLES of the new replacement -
competition among the 25 4; Plans call for creating two squadrons are VA-44

plane captains of VA-15. #': ; RCVGs, one on this coast and and VF-174, both locally based.

Prior to joining the Valions t I f( ; one on the west coast. They'llbe Attack Squadron 44 will train
in December of last year, Oye- '. similar in mission to the some 60 new pilots every six

nik served at NAS Saufley t c ; : months in jet all-weather attack -

Field. Before entering the Navy, procedures while VF-174

he attended high school in : RRs Continue will teach Jet day fighter inter

Gary, W. Va. :' cept tactics to 40 new pilots.

t4 1 Furlough Rates Most of the training units now
MDBS Payments Due engaged in various phases of advanced
coach fares for the
Special
Mutual Death Benefit Society .. and specialized training
Armed Forces on furlough or
members are reminded that assessment such as FAWTU Detachments,
reduction of about
-- passa
will still function but will be
Nos. 98 and 99 are
CITED Honored Attack Squadron
VA-15 WHITEHAT as 40 percent-will continue beyond
payable now through June 25. 15 plane captain of the month is Charles Oyenik shown going their expiration date of absorbed by squadrons within
No payments will be accepted over final check-out of a VA.IS aircraft. Oyenik, a native of the replacement group.
after this date. West Virginia, was chosen u plane captain of the month for June 30. During I the planned four-
his outttanding attitude, performance of duty, conduct and An Eastern Railroads Assn.
month indoctrination each
personal appearance in competition among 25 squadron men. officail said the fares, as lowas new
pilot :will receive approximately
2.251 cents a mile, will
May November apply to rail travel to any 100 hours of flight time in jet
Realized So Far combat aircraft.
$14,750
point in the United States,
Tests Canceled, with full stopover and check- VF-174 will train pilots in the

Service-wide examinationsfor ing privileges. (AFPS). new supersonic F817-1 Crusader

petty officer third class In Navy Relief CampaignWith (Please turn to Page 4.. Col. 3))
that have been held in May
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and November for the ,
past m _/, 4 ,
returns from outlying areas still incomplete, latest 4 4 4 *
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few have been can- ;, "j'
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celed.years figures show that $14,750 has been realized to date in the 4'. ; '
Navy Relief Society fund raising drive which concluded *
Chief of Naval Personnel )
June 6. # .,. :. .
announced the interim
exams .....:.... "
It is anticipated that once all : .
have accomplished the purposefor :
of the contributions have been Eleven; Naval Hospital; NARTU; :' .... ..4:
which intended -
they were -. .____ .4. ... :' > :
NAS Cecil Field NAAS May- '
to put more petty officers totaled, the final figure may ; 'Y':
into certain critical ratings.All jump a few more thousand dol port; Naval Station Green Cove

exams for advancementto lars. Established goal for the Springs; Atlantic Reserve Fleet, ::ri'

E-6, E-5 and E-4 will be drive was $25,000.Participating Florida Group, Green Cove :i'

held in February and Augustof in the drive were Springs; NAS Sanford; and NAS ,
each year and E-7 exams military personnel from units of :
Ga.Civilian .
Glynco,
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in February. Fleet Air Jacksonville; NAS Jax; ',
friends were also giv- ','
NATTCenter; Fleet Air Wing >
en an opportunity to contribute. : '

I Medicare Free Choice Hit I Final campaign figures will be ;
available for publication in next ;r

Tightening of purse strings is week's Jax Air News. ;
that military medical facilitiesbe I
seen by Medicare officials as
used for treatment of depend- ,,
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forcing a trim in free choice '
ents where such facilities are / ; ; : p ,
privileges which give depend- adequate and available.The Bay State Marino Takes / / 4
ents the right to select either I / ? 4
Honors At AO (CA) School *
military or civilian doctors and committee blamed the 4 / /
hospitals for medical care. use of civilian doctors and hos- Pfc. Samuel Castanera, of ) /
pitals for the soaring costsof ., A
The House Appropriations
*
Ludlow, Mass., grabbed top
Committee trimmed a hefty $11 Medicare per person. ,:y'
I honors in last week's graduating r .
million from the Medicare 1959 The report said the decreasein "',." ,_ ,_ i: "':,,,,;;':;"'; .._..Mrl O..k.. :: f
Aviation Ordnancemen '''-T''m.''''''''
class at NN""W
budget last week and put language number of dependents, especially REENLIST THE MAGIC WORD! These enlisted men of
in the Defense Appropriations in obstetrical cases, has School Class A at NATT the Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Jax believe in the adage
Bill to reduce use of civil- had a serious effect on the train- Center. "Practice what you preach." Serving as recruiters in the In.
formation and Recruiting Department of NARTU, each of the
ian facilities. ing program of the services so
Castanera, who entered the 'Weekend Warrior Bootieri" reenlisted for new hitches this
The committee vociferously that they are faced with an Douglas Anthony AOlj
month. The regulars are, left to right
condemned "failure of the Secretary inability to train the number of Marines in July 1957, is still un- Ben James.. AD2, and Jack Piva. ADI, who heads the Enlisted

of Defense to require interns required. assigned. Recruiting lection.r .



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Pago 2 SAX AIR NEWS -19-J


FRA Auxiliary Gai!


Jfl { ftJjJflflfljeast. f 126 Announces pubTa!



Elliott W. Pariah Jr. ._x .! .............. 1m&DcI1Da Officer Heads :
Comdr. Grayston H. Weber .................................................................... Executive Office Committee
WAB Slxj Fleet Al Jacksonville .
Rear Adm. Wendell O. Swltcer .. ....,........ ... ......... .. ........................ CommanderCapt. Ladies Auxiliary of Lt
Seth S. Searcy Jr. ...._ .. .... .._................................ Chief of Staff, FalrJax Unit 126,
.w. ? smoCsmoc
Capt. Edwin S. Young ?.........._......................_.................w. Chief .f Staff. NAB Six Fleet Reserve Association, met

Capt Donald J:. Macintosh flMl_.....Air._.....Wtev.....-......DCVM......_.__........................w.. Commander Thursday evening in the Cumberland ture
Capt. Thenuu $. White,.....,-,,.,.. 1-t-.11m1u..umUua..1..,.,.... Chief Stall Queer Road Community Cen-
VmllAlr TirtMlMU Tntatof CMMU* Sta
Capt. Charles 1. ... ... .. .:..... .. .. .... Ommandtaf OfSctrOfllaer: ter. Sing
Com.!'. W JL 7Ihaa _...,-..Y __............._......... &z.cuU"
VaTURMfCtalKAR70 Mrs. Rose Zeilman, newly Installed by (

Ca>>t. Alton c. Akemethj ........__......._.._._.............._ CeauDaD&a omc.r president, made the following thre<

Capt. Nnn a O. Anders.n ...._......> ....................._ C.mmaadfn. OfftoarJCx committee appointments: Part
Ce oir. William C Hard/ _......__.........._........................_...... .tMttv Officer Mrs. Josephine Midgett, Welfare; G/

Printed commercially wth nn-aprc1aUd fund* In JackMcrttlcL: Tbr1M Mrs. Lois Murphy, Parliamentarian teenthis
at n. expense to tha pnnulleft' sad m npUanee with WATECOS Pot and Americanism Mrs.
I v. N.v. IMS, DUtrtkule free of ehan to nUttarr sad ctvl&aa pers.as ;
*f nMt Air JkcfcMRTllIe. Naval Air IJIt&Uen.! lanr.AJr TochBleal Trmlnlmi Shirley S tam n e s, Activities, squa
Center. n et Air Wine U. Naval Air Reserve. Tralnka* Dolt and the V. S. Van Best
Naral fiMptUl. assisted by Mrs. Suzanne

Service Information Officer .:...................... Lcdr. Charles M. Thomas Beck; Mrs. Jean Murphy, Publicity wen
Assistant Service Information Officer .................... Andrew H. Planer
Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters Jack Holmes PHI; Mary ; Mrs. Earlene Semsch, tory
Ann Klrchner SN. Audit and Finance; Mrs. Ouida G

The Jax Air News is member ef the Armed Vsfee* rreM ferric .,, ,.........,, _
Material appearing in this publication can be reprinted.provtdin( credit to McDonald, Historian; Mrs. Mary : x UrIllmu: """'''%:& "'": tourstar
given. Photograph, unless otherwise crttlM, are COrlal U. & Navy beta Nix, Hospital, assisted by Mrs. IT WAS BIG DAY The much-looked for pay day for .

ltertal effiees located to Room m, Main mlnlstratUn a Building.Phone Mary Gnu b b s; Refreshments, military personnel, when checks would show Increases as a result Tl)
eorttastona KM, sew tn*r KM of the new pay bill, came about aboard the Station Mon
Mrs. Mary Cantrell, assisted by day. The pay boost brought smiles to enlisted men of O & R. 15Na]
Mrs. Eileen EuDaly; Corporation (above) when they saw more dollars In their checks. Left to
Hospital Corps : Suzanne Van Beck Ser- right, are, Audy Hinson, ADC passing out checks to Elbert NA
:/ fALL geant-at-Arms, Mrs. Mabel Hetz Holderfield, AD2, Robert Byrne, AT3, and Douglas Finch, AN. Meg
Saluted On ; Below, Don Watts, DK1, (left) and CWO Roy Ripley, NAS Jax
Color Bearers, Mrs. Frances Mc- Assistant Disbursing Officer, feed checks into automatic sign- Mot)
Clain and Mrs. Cantrell. ing machine. son

60th Birthday SAINTS' CHAPEL II
Sunday, June 22 1J gleed

Rear Admiral Bartholomew W. 0930-Sunday School, three-

Hogan, Surgeon General of the year-olds through adults, Bldg. + to

Navy, extended a "salute" to all 722; Service of Divine Worship, r tro

members of the Navy Hospital Chaplain Osman. lov

Corps on the occasion of the 1100-Divine Worship, Chap- (

Corps' 60th anniversary this lains Reagan and Davis.
week. 1800 Teenage Fellowship, Thursday, June 19Mainside she
722. 't1T: -Voice In The Mir- ser
Established by Congress In Bldg.
: He
1898 to assist medical officers in 1930 United Fellowship of ror (alcoholic drama) with

the care and treatment of sick Protestants, Bldg. 722. Richard Egan and Julie London. J

and wounded Navy and Marine Monday, June 23 1 'St'i NATTCenter-Three Faces Of tom

personnel, the Hospital Corps 1900-Singspiration, Bldg. 722. : ji Eve (drama) with Joanne Wood- .

has since compiled an enviable Wednesday, June 25 g ward and David Wayne. tal
f
record. 1900-Sunday School Teaching ; ) Hospital Haunted Stranger

Corpsmen, assigned to the Methods, Bldg. 722.1930Principles (horror drama) with Boris Kar- hi

Second Marine Division, American of Christian loff and Anthony Dawson. Je

Expeditionary Force, became Faith, Bldg. 722.Thursday. Friday June 20 6-

the most highly decorated military June 26 Mainside Life Begins At

unit of WWI. I 1915-All Saints' Chapel Choir Seventeen (drama) with Mark

This nation's highest award, Rehearsal All Saints' Chapel.ST. Damon. Also, Magoo's Three

the Congressional Medal of Honor EDWARDS' CHAPEL Point Landing.

was presented to seven Navy Schedule of Masses NATTCenter Voice In The

hospital corpsmen in WWII and Sunday, June 22 Mirror.

to five during the Korean con- 0830-1000 Sunday. Hospital-Three Faces Of Eve.
tc
flict. 0630Daily.ST. Saturday June 21 d

In recognition of their out- LUKE'S CHAPEL Mainside-Curse Of The Demon -

standing service during WWII, Naval Hospital0630Catholic (drama) with Da.na An- d
the late James Forrestal, then Mass Cummings.
drews and
Peggy
Harold
Navy Secretary, awarded the 0930-Service of Divine Wor- Diggett Selected As Also Destination Magoo. !

Hospital Corps a letter of com- ship, Chaplain Bryant. NATTCenter Life Begins At

mendation, the only Corps within Latter Day Saints (Mormon) Supply Employee Of Month' Seventeen. tisf sf SIf,
the Navy honored. 1930 751.
so -Tuesday -Bldg. Hospital-Voice In The Mir- sfcc
Composed uniquely of enlisted Christian Science Tuesday
and ex-enlisted personnel, the 1900-Bldg. 751. Harold Diggett, property and supply clerk in control I ror.ManisideKiddie cc,
Matinee -
division, has been chosen as Supply Department's Person-
Hospital Corps is of the
five
one ality of the Month for June for his outstanding contributionto Fireman Save My Child
Corps which make
up the presentday the mission of the stock control branch.As (comedy) with Spike Jones ana f
Navy Medical Depart- DIAPERDOINGS Hackett. Also Two Little
Buddy ,
head of the document sort- \
ment. The others are: Medical,
I the
tude In which he Indians and Monster and
unit has attained assumes every
Dental, Medical Service and ing Diggett a
Nurse Corps.In level of speed and efficiency task are examples for others, it Ape, Chapter 8.Sunday.

issuing his salute to all which has met every need. was noted. June 22Mainside .

hospital Adm. Hogan Ten births were recorded at Born In Sheffield, England, -Desire Under The
corpsmen, the Naval Hospital last week, IN ADDITION, the coopera-
remarked that it was his firm tive manner and congenial atti- Diggett graduated from high elms: (drama) with Sophia
with six boys and four girls
belief that the members of the J I school in Liverpool and the Loren and Anthony Perkins. One ,
"Checking In." .. .. .. .. .
Hospital Corps would continueto > ..,.,W. "" ..... 'mMY..Y Royal Academy of Music in Lon- show, 1900 only.NATTCenter .
Girl Cornelia Ann
to Albert
,
perform their inspiring and don. lIe came to America shortly Curse Of The
GM3 and Mrs.
Sharp Sharp
,
,
essential duty; and that the after the turn of the century.He Demon.
May 31, Carol Anne, to Teddy
Corps' the then Hospital-Life Begins At Sev-
place on fivecorpsteam attended Miles En-
Bensten, MN1, and Mrs. Ben-
of the Naval Medical De- gineering in enteen.
College Detroit, attaining -
sten June 1; Baby boy to Floyd
partment Is and will continue to a degree in mechanical Monday, June 23
Puckett, ME3, and Mrs. Puckett,
be a most valuable and indis- engineering. Mainside-Fort Dobbs (west-
June 1 Baby boy to. Ralph Whit-
; ern) with Clint Walker and Vir-
pensable one.Beauty
DIGGETT started his
cher, YN1, and Mrs. Whitcher, careeras
June 1.Also .. a Navy civilian employee in ginia Mayo. Also, Boston Quac-

June 1943. Prior to his serviceat
Boy, Jay Dean, to JayS kie.NATTCenter Desire Under
NAS Jax, he attained wide
PageantSet c hum m, AK3, and Mrs. The Elms.

TomorrowNAS Schumm, June 2; Girl, ''Sara recognition music. He still as a composer music of Hospital-Curse Of The De-

Lucia to Sgt. and Mrs. Miguel composes mon.
Jax Special Services June 2 David and has written over 130 songs,
Mendoza ; Boy, in I Tuesday June 24
still has a limited number of Darrell, to Lt. and Mrs. Darwin mostly the popular vein. Mainside-Boom Town (drama)

tickets for the Miss Jacksonville Phillips, June 2; Girl, Cynthia Back around 1910, he collab- with Clark Gable and Spencer
Pageant for 1958, the Rennee to William Williams orated on music for the Broad-
AQ Tracy. One show, 1900 only.
contest serving as Miss Amer- I way show "The Three Twins."
1, and Mrs. Williams June 3: NATTCenter-Fort Dobbs.
ica preliminaries in this area. Boy, Richard Karl, to Frederic i One of the hit tunes of that Hospital-Desire Under The

Tickets are $1:25 and are Marshe, PN1, and Mrs. Marshe, show was" "Cuddle Up a Little I Elms.

being sold on a first-come, June 5; Baby boy to Pvt. and /'. \ .+ Closer. I Wednesday June 25

first-served basis. Mrs. Johnnie Bennett, June 5. ; Diggett is presented the "Per- Mainside Twilight Of The

Contest will be tomorrow sonality of the Month" award Gods (color drama) with Rock
(Friday) at 2000 in the Geo. -:.S> X.Sk' "M w? YY A A.:Yr..pC\\ SN\A.\
Doff ynishuns: Intestinal Fortitude on the eve of his mandatory retirement Hudson and Cyd Charisse. Also,
Washington Hotel Auditorium. What it takes to eat anew \ SUPPLY EOM -- Harold I from federal service at Monster and the Ape, Chapter
Diggell Supply Departmentemployeeofihemonih. I
bride's cooking. I the age of 70. 9.



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1 19 June 1958 JAX AIR NEWS

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Gaskill Captures

The

Public Courts' :

Ii' : WATER
r
Tennis Victory

Lt. Dick Gaskill, displaying LINEThe

smooth nerves and an even

smoother baseline game, captured fourth annual Jackson-
the 43rd annual Florida ville Water Ski Tourney is

I State Public Courts Men's, I slated for July 11-13 at Inlet

Singles Tennis Championship Marina at Doctor's Inlet.

I by dropping Lex Hester in \ f\ If you're a member of the
,
)i t2 t2k t2t
three sets Sunday at Boone S American Water Skiers Asso-

Park.GASKILL. ciation and the Florida Water
: former Pensacola Skiers Federation, you're eligibleto
I tennis whiz and stalwart ol Iiill enter this meet.
$ js/ .
(
this season's Jax Navy racquet :9 :.: ,. If not, and you'd like to become -
squad, dropped the first set to SwM v 1 a member of these organi-

I Hester but recovered nicely and ii \ : zations, membership applicationsmay

i went on to a 2-6, 7-5, 6-1 vic be obtained at NATTCen-

tory. k ter Special Services, Building
Gaskill was top seeded In the 8I7r 614.

tourney. Hester b an FSU net Entry fee is three dollars,

; ;s which entitles you to participate

star.The singles champion, a VA- in one event in the tournamentand

teamed with Jax provides you with admissionto
15 pilot,. then .. .._.._. ,. __
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--- --- -_ the outdoor Saturday
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partner Calvin Karrh,, .n. '<* 8i&te2 HWfc party
Navy
MEET MR. DIMAGGIO .LUlletdid the four Japanese students attending various NATT-
NARTU journalist, to take the Center schools know last evening.
Thursday when they attended the Jax Bravet-Knoxvill Smokies game
Doubles over Angelc they would meet the famous Yankee Admission to the tournamentis
Men's Clipper Jo9 DiMaggio. All four were delighted to. meet
Montesanti and Tommy Thompson Joltin' Joe, and two had already seen him before when the former Bronx Bomber liar was In 15 cents per person.
7-5 6-4. Japan. There wasnt much time for reminiscing, as a flock of youngsters converged on the great .
baseball figure and he was swamped for autographs. Left to right are Lt. Shigeru Suglyama.QasT Club
IN THE GASKILL-Hester singles Officer Second Class Isao Furaswa DiMaggio, Lt. Megumi Morita and Petty Officer Third Jacksonville Navy Sailing
finale, the VA-15 ace seem Shuta Kukul participated in the tenth annualSt.

ed to need that first set defeatto -- .. Johns Regatta last weekendat
spur him on. He had little : ,:",.t4. ( ...'J..f'. ,..',. ..." ;;, t.t,' \t., ,. ,., ,. \. the Florida Yacht Club.
;
Braves Home .
trouble with the collegian fol ; : ; ,. I Included were Rhodes Ban-
lowing that. ; [ ;: .':,{ lfIJ' R' ''''''t>" : : I tams No. 571, 572 and 574, skip-

Great retrieving ability, steady Monday For 1".c'r.;. '" iltN..r.'itt".. \ if4\JIt; '.8.; pered by club members Larry
.
shots and an effective twisting I !: ";''' > .., ?.. ; Maneval, Gene Guazzo and John'

. service proved too much for Short StandThe : ,.; '! :.>/'. :Jr. Gordon. A Snipe owned by Fred
Hester a local favorite.An : \ \!: ; Purcell and a Jolly boat skip-
,
I ,. .
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'w '. (_., t"( "' .>>-.,:. l'I" : ;>; : : _
M. Fitzgibbon
J. were
pered by
injured hand caused Karrh Jacksonville Braves return -

l to drop his second round singles home for a four game stand also entered.

match to young Francisco Mon- starting Monday, June 23 againstthe ainsTank Site For Third place in the Bantam

tana, 8-6, default. torrid Savannah Redlegs. class was won by Maneval in
Third seeded Karrh defeatedhis Games will be nightly through RB 571, who placed third, fourth

first round opponent, Jamie Thursday at 2000. and third in the three heats he

Jamison of St. Petersburg, 6-2, The Braves and Redlegs travelto Annual Swimming Meet sailed

60. Savannah for a three-game Guest crew aboard the luxury
series after the tilts here with racing yacht "Intermezzo," own-
the Injuns returning to home Another lap in the current Mainside Ironman Trophyrace ed by George Locke of Daytona

confines June 30 for a week's I will be turned Thursday, June 26 when NAS and fleet Beach, was Capt. E. W. ParishJr.

lQa rszl stay against Macon and Augusta. activities vie for intramural swimming honors at the Main- ., NAS Jax commanding officer -

Jacksonville is currently bat- side pool. Comdr. Scantlebury end
of the Unlike other sports competitionon Lt. Gibson.
Sally
1. In ting for possession the Mainside agenda, the card, will hit the aqua at 1500
diving competition, a con- League's third spot. The locals During second heat of the
testant is judged on five basic have been in fourth place through swim meet is a one-day, one- All events are expected to b< Snipe class, Purcell missteppedand

dives. What are they? shot affair with participants completed by suppertime. when next seen by his crew,
2. Who holds the world's out- much of this season. competing individually and in Points won in this meet wil! was swimming back to the boat.

door pole vault record? relays for team points. help winning units in their bid! Departing members of the sailing -
in the 200-meters for the Ironman Trophy for the
3. In 1941 Chandler Harper set I ENTRANTS club will be honored to-
the record for the lowest 18-hole medley relay, first event on the first half of 1958. morrow at Green Cove Springs

score in golf. What was his total Deadline for entries is Wed Naval Station.
for the round? Scout-Waves Diamond nesday, June 25, at 1200. Entry

4. What is the average tenureof Encounter Friday NightThe blanks should be submitted to

a major league manager with Athletic Director, Building Three
anuual softball game between NATTC LINKS
one team? CONTESTANTS are limitedto
Boy Scouts of NAS Jax-
5. Who was the first woman to entering three events, ex TIGHTENSAction
sponsored Troop 131 and the Jax PLAY
swim the English Channel both clusive of relays. Two men from
scheduledfor
is
Navy Crackerjax in the NATTCenter
ways? (Friday) at 193C( each unit may compete in each
tomorrow Is tak-
intramural golf league
(Anwen to Sports Quiz) 11 t event.
z 'tt at the hospital diamond. ing on a new outlook for three
'SUJJIJIAJ PU1I ZBMB-IIU Tickets i are being sold by Team trophies will be pre teams and turning Into a tor-
'zitqvB 'p=$M'[:avq 'pIVMIOJ: '1 Scouts which entitles holder to sented to the first and second rid race for first place hon-

,.'%L .SI jo inA H ice cream and cake at the game. place squads while individual
'1U1Ie! S'C I9BUIXOldd eq OJ r'S: 4 Admission to the contest is free. trophies will go to all members ors.Although no official scores

tU1I\! 'UlIPZItu.t1lM nH9UIOO 'Z of winning club.Individuals were available at press time,

'8S 'C Horseshoe Tossing BeginsIn positions in events claiming will first receive three the Support Splinters, Sparkles -
of AE School, and Mis-
n pexnfiij oAvq suspiifjjBis: Earnest At NATTC medals. All rules will be accord- battl-
silemen of NAWS are
'(SA) Vl[: paqo eaueiojj '$ Action in the NATTCenter intramural ing to AAU sanction.
the
ing for top spot.
horseshoe tournamentwill Swimmers will compete in the
Aviation De-
The Marine
next Monday 400-meter freestyle, a new event
get underway
Sport Shorts ; tachment and AGO School are
with a full slate of competition.Four this year, the 50-meter back- putting pressure on the lead-
Morris I doubles and eight singles stroke, 50-meter breastrokes and
Buckwaller. Utah All- ers, as the battle for runner-
America and now at Schofield will be contested by each schoolor 50-meter freestyle.CONTESTANTS. up spots finds these two
will swim the
Barracks in Hawaii, set a still- activity.All teams slowly gaining on the
standing Ute HS cage record of personnel desiring to com- 200-meter medley relay with four front runners.
different members of a team
35 points in a single game. pete should submit names to
swimming four different strokes.
activity athletic re-
school or
Jerry OlsheftkL St. Bonaven- :;
';:: the
Other relays planned are
ture's star in the NIT cage tourney -;::::::} presentative."This 200-meter individual medley, in "I'm not rich and I don't have

last season, Is making the a yacht and a new convertiblelike
which swims four laps
healthiest one man
here's the "
basketball Louie, apologized the suitor -
outlook much brighter the old (each a different stroke), for
in the world, "
at place "but darling, I love you.
Ft. Gordon, Ga. Youcan free-
his team and the 200-meter
... .., _.. Maine guide was telling a touristat "
...., -- -
say the Norfolk NAS, Va., -' dies style relay.In "And I love you, too, repliedthe
hotel "No one ever
This figure the
boxing team Is talent-loaded' MOUND WHIZ diving competition, the girl. "Now tell me more
caused many an enemy here.
"
with three AU-Navy champs and batsman to wobble at the "Strange," said the tourist. "I three-meter board will be in about Louie. .
a runnerup in their stable. knees during the Ma inside just saw a funeral going down use with one dive, the forward, *
Softball League season. He'sJim the road." being required along with any "His accomplishments in life
chunk-
Boss: "What do do when Trent, ace Supply dives containedin staggering," eulogized the
you who helped hiS mates go "Oh, that. 'twas just the local five optional as were
someone forgets their change?" unbeaten er. In eight games. Sup- undertaker. Darn fool starvedto the 1957-58 AAU Swimming preacher while conducting last
Salesman: "I rap on the win- ply Is now engaged in playoffsfor death." Handbook. ritesor the town.drunk.
dow with a wet sponge." the Malnside title.





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SAX AIR NEWS 19 June 1958
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i Colorful History Spotlights Retire After



16-Year Career Of VA15As 40 Years'Stephan ServiceMathias quartermanin

Dispatcher Division of Trans-
any Navyman knows, the watchwords of the Navyare portation Branch at NAS Jax

dedication, discipline and vigilance.Add n O & R Department will officially

to them leadership, experience r retire the end of this month aft-
confidence and morality Guantanamo Bay. er almost 40 years Federal service -
and you'll come up with a Formed Jan. 10, 1942, Attack .
top-notch fighting unit. Squadron 15 participated in v't Stephanz had served with the
ONE SUCH outfit is Attack many battles in the Atlantic and Navy for 20 years when he en-
Squadron 15 at NAS Jax. Under Pacific Theaters in WWII. The ..Y plya' tered civil service status in 1939.

able leadership of 'Comdr. W. J. squadron was known then as Soon after onset of WWII hos-

Gray, VA-15 has compiled an VT-4. tilities, he was called back to
almost unbelievable flight and Aerial strikes were made active duty and returned with
safety record. against German airstrips at the rank of Chief Machinist Mate
Casablanca Rabat and Port Ly-
,
Flying the Douglas AD-6 Sky- Warrant.
raider, the fighting Valions of autey. Stephanz received his Civil

this pioneer squadron registered famed IN LATE SBD aircraft 1943,, they flying made the ,) 't yj{}YfnN'tY,<;.Cbp{ ,ri+df: }+:,::?? ,:fi YKgxt}:j}..uNkFh ti. Service status at Norfolk Naval
3,909( accident-free flight hours S:'
art L? Shipyard. He came to NAS Jax
through first five months of 1958. numerous attacks on enemy BiG :wSiocJ'x b w l fjf: jf. } >Mfj o-ik}Ast'Jaid..a fM4w
0 & R in April of 1946.
shipping in the vicinity of Nor- BOASTS LENGTHY SERVICE MathIas Stephanx. 64, I I
Maintenance crews, under harbor. Quarterman (AMG) of Dispatcher Division of NAS Jax O & R Throughout his Naval career,
watchful eye of Lt. A. D. Mc- way Department Transportation Branch will officially retire from the veteran employee maintained -
Fall, have been averaging 14 Returning to the states at closeof Federal service June 30. His total years of active Navy time a proficiency rating of 4.0
to 16-hour working days. Com- that year, VT-4 conducted and civil service career spans nearly 40( years. He's shown making
petent crew leaders and plane flight training until November his last haul of a jet aircraft at O & R. Friends and fellow workers
captains have contributed largelyin 1944 when it received a call to tendered a farewell party for
the Pacific. New Combat Stephanz last Friday night.ctASSI'F1ED.
making VA-15 a proud and Jet Training
happy organization.THE Attached to the carrier Es-

25 pilots (15 of whom sex VT-4 lent support to the Launched In Jax AreaContinued
have been flying less than three Lingayen Gulf and South China ,
years) and 14 planes of VA15are Sea operations. It also partici- ( from Page 1)) I
conducting continuous day pated in strikes on Iwo Jima, jet, while those assigned to VA- sonnel with indoctrination in jet For Rent

and night operations for a Okinawa Leyte and Luzon.IN 44 will train in F9F-8T Cougarsand aircraft maintenance. I Small Furn. Apt. 4633 Wheeler
forthcoming deployment to YEARS immediately after in A4D-1 jet Skyhawks.THE Both local squadrons are. Ave. EV 9-4275. Groves.
WWII the outfit saw service on RCVG flight syllabus will scheduled to begin training the i I New Unfurn. Gar. Apt. 5039
both East and West Coasts, op- include model checkout, simu- first group of pilots in the near Palmer Ave. EV 9-0540.
erating mostly with the carrier lated missions, instrument fly- future. 4-Rm Furn. Apt. 1822 MallorySt.

Tarawa.A ing, navigation tactics, primary VA-44 is commanded by $75. Mo. EV 8-8382. Moody.
.{ ..tYy new designation system in weapons and Field Carrier Land- Comdr. T. R. Sedell while skip- 1-Bdrm. Apt. Unfurn. $65. Mo.
r jiW 1948 had VT-4 officially changedto ing Practice. Ground training is per of VF-174 is commanded by /Furn. $75. Mo. 2864 Olga Pic.
VA-15. slated in survival, weapon and Lcdr. J. F. Davis. EV 7-2339., Carswell.

In March 1949, the Valionsgot missile delivery and air support RCVG-4 will hold a change of 2-Bdrm. Unfurn. House. 4627
;, 5 orders to move lock, stock command ceremony at 1500 July Cedarwood Rd. $70. ,|Mo. EV-
and barrel and rejoin CAG-1 at Supervisory personnel of the 3. Capt. Robert G. Dose will relieve 7-3516. Cribbe.
NAAS Cecil Field. Shortly after Replacement Carrier Air Groups Comdr. Gordon Brown as 3-Bdrm. Furn. House. (Vene-
arriving at Cecil, VA-15 received will be experienced fleet pilots. air group commander.This tia Ter.) Avail. June 22. $100

'ynr ( .p E 'ft+fs its first AD. When a fleet squadron transi- will be the only Jax- Mo. EV 8-3601.
Aboard the Roosevelt in .1953, tion to a new aircraft model is area air group to have a cap- 3-Bdrm. House. 4729 Blanding
required squadron pilots will Blvd. Mo. EV 8-6362. Oak-
cs.4 the outfit conducted demonstra- tain as its group commander. $95
tions for the Deputy Secretaryof come under RCVG supervisionuntil ley.
Defense and Lebanese gov- change is completed. For Sale
ernment officials. The Valions Other provisions contained in Loudermilk, Glover Cop ,3Bdrm. House. Ortega Hills

were awarded the Atlantic Fleet the new reorganization are: AE Graduation Laurels Dr. EV 4-2908.
k %',tY v' { To assign permanently a specific
Air Force "E" while on this 4-Bdrm. home. 7356 GreenwayDr.
cruise. carrier air group to a specific Edward Loudermilk, AEIAN, 1'r4-bathes. EV 7-1595. GI
AN IMPORTANT mark in the carrier and to standardize tac- of Williamsburg, Ky., and Donal equity. $74 Mo. Wagner.

squadron's history came whileon tics and maintenance proceduresby ,Glover, AEMAN, of Trenton, 3-Bdrm. House. 5249 SeasprayAve.
deployment on the Midway centralizing pilot and support New Jersey., shared top honorsin (Venetia Ter.) EV 7-7068.
just after Christmas in 1955. personnel training in the Re- last week's graduation at Irwin.
By unanimous vote in ready placement Carrier Air Group. 1-Bdrm. Trlr. 31-foot. Small
; room three of the Midway, 200( THE RCVG will be also re- the Aviation Electrician's Mate equity. 7000 Main St. EL 6-9344.
05 miles south of Formosa, the quired to provide ground per- School Class A at NATTCenter. Goodwin.

monicker Valions was adopted. 3-Bdrm. Home. 5728 TechwoodDr.

Since its "birth" 16 years ago, Equity $1,800. $67 Mo. RA-
ft.via:
.p I VA-15 has piled quite a few ;; 4-9687. Nelson. Ext-8244.

miles on her speedometer. Here 3-Bdrm.. Home. 7250 PinevilleDr.

today, gone tomorrow is an old (Ortega Hills). $74 Mo. EV-
Navy slogan but rest assured, 8-1013.
.JT wherever you find the fighting
3-Bdrm. Home. 5336 HollycrestDr.
M1 Valions you'll find a top Navy
,
$1,500 Dwn. $54.50 Mo. Will
attack squadron. JC consider 2nd. Mort. EV 7-7031.
,
1952-28-Ft. Trlr. L-Bedroom.

till! And a big hello to Baby String Ork 1500. 5906 Timuquana. See aft-
you. The winking lass shown er 5 p.m. Rm-228. Bldg. 1.

I TVs here Is"The Susan Big Sayers Payoff.model" She on To Make Return 3-Bdrm. House. 4804 AventDr.

was just selected queen of the (Ortega Hills). $83.00 Mo.
Third Marine Division reunionIn EV 8-2677/Ext-8466. Gose.
New York.'White Showing Here yY;:: ?h;
3-Bdrm. House. Lake Shore
area. $63 Mo. EV 8-3847/Ext-
+
The Jacksonville Baby String
F
Charger'May Orchestra will make a return '': 8155. Sheff.

Yet PassThe appearance for the Navy Wives MiscellaneousSet
Nursery at King Hall Monday, of keys. Can be claimed at
Dele n s e Department'sofficer June 23, at 1300. Supply Material Div., Bldg. 110.
personnel managementbill All children are invited to attend ; ra for
Wanted: Desire to pay
White Charger, that would the performance and a large } t :
; } ride or share car, pool from
make selection rougher for lieu- crowd is expected includingmore
Murray Hill-Lake Shore area.
tenant colonels and colonels and than a few adults.
Hrs. 0800-1630. No duty. Short,
commanders and captains, still The orchestra, reported to' be .
1 J01. ExtS928564.Wanted
stands a chance of passing in only one of its kind in Florida
this session of Congress accord- and possibly the whole country, ia : Ride from corner
Ing to Navy Times. is being brought back by popu- .. Tyndale Dr. & Sudbury Ave.
(Cedar Hills) to Bldg. 501 (NA-
The N a v y is particularly lar demand.
TTC Hrs. 0715-1555. Ext-8511.
anxious to get the bill passed The youthful musicians, all EXPLORER SCOUT GUESTS Shown here are some of )
'as it would help solve the severe between the tender ages of three the youths from the Southeast attending the annual Explorer Patricia Crosby.
Rendezvous aboard the Staion this week. Explorer Scouts Wanted: Ride from Atlantic
nine thrilled large
and a
t hump problem by allowing groupof
nearly 350 strong, hail from North and South Carolina. Georgiaand
It to force out commanders and youngsters at the Nurserylast central and south Florida. The scouts here are enjoyingan Bch to NAS. Hrs. 0800-1630.
captains earlier. April. inspection of a fire engine at the Number One fire station. Ext2168164. Jax Air News.e .