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?trJ'. .;.::,' night may be tW companist will be provided. District competitions, July 23. Sullivan Show three out .of
' ;""r"'f" ; first step to stardom for Navy, Personnel desiring to enter From there, winners go to the last four years.
Marine and Coast Guard 'per- have until 1600 today to sub- the Regional trials and thence
Judging the contest Friday
Jacksonvillearea mit their It is the'AllNavy finals in New
!, sonnel in the application. to will be Bill Grove, well-
who will their being pointed out that in the
'" display per- York. Best acts Navy known WMBR-TV newscaster -
talents in the All-Navy Tal- sonnel can enter regardless will appear on the Ed Sul-
.. ti Rusty Bruton of WFGA-
\r ent Contest eliminations at of former amateur or professional livan TV Show, August 3.
TV, and Ray Knight,TV Week
King Hall at 2000. standing. Winners and runners-up of
and Jacksonville Journal en-
4 kf :: All entrants will first gather All h and s, military and the Friday trials here will receive tertainment columnist.

..' .' at Mainside Theatre at civilians, are invited to attend trophies.
1300 Friday for preliminary the Talent Contest at Jacksonville winners have Bob Ohl, JOC, of ComFairJax -
j auditions from which various King Hall from which the two competed in the All-Navy finals Service Information Of-
acts will be selected for the best acts will be selected to four out of the past five fice, will be master of cere-
: finals at 2000. A piano ac- compete in the Sixth Naval years and appeared on the Ed monies.
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Vol. 16 No. 14 U. S. N. A. S Jacksonville, Florida 10 July 1958
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f Hospital Wins A-104 In

O O, H O O1" It wa Award .
longer up that flag pole thanit Citing Station
looked for this unidentified
sailor perched in front of the MarkNaval
Main Administration Building Safety '
preparing the pole for a paint
job. Before you attempt to Hospital Jax was presented -
climb the object, the guy up the Secretary of the I ,. stations in the sky
there cheated a little by using Certificate For Achievement I s.
the crane on the right. becoming a familiar sight
Safety among hospitals for pilots in Jacksonville
fourth straight year in a the Hell's Archers of
SummertimeCruises ceremony at the Hospital Squadron 104 began
I week. refueling service for
The presentation was local squadrons.
Capt. Alton C. Abernethy, the ever faithful, prop-
Set manding officer of the AD-6 Skyraider, VA-104
by Rear Admiral Wendell been given the job of in-
Switzer, Commander Fleet refueling in addition to its
For NARTU Jacksonville, acting for mission as an attack
tary of the Navy Thomas .

The Naval Air Reserve Jr.Adm.. Switzer pointed out the new the only job was way with to

Training Unit at NAS Jax it's necessary to have a all-out attempt, officers and
is becoming a beehive of activity safety program in Naval of VA-104 have given this

these days as Jackson-: tion. He stressed, "Safety touchy job of pouring hun-
ville citizen-sailors preparefor gets publicized, but accidents 4)l of of gallons of jet fuel from
their annual two-weeks Tuesday of this week plane to another while

active duty at NAS Jax and the 1,446 consecutive day at high altitudes, a touch ,
out a lost time accident at humor along with everything
various other Naval air stations -
throughout the nation. Hospital.The involved.
letter from SecNav cards be-
ial courtesy are
THE FIRST units to perform
Capt. Abernethy, which other
from
issued to pilots
their active duty will be Anti-
panied the certificate, ead once they have suc-
Submarine Squadron 742 and
part: refueled from the AD-
Service Squadron 745.
"I take great pleasure and written advertise-
These units are planning to awarding activity the
your 1)V at the hangar advises the
operate from NAS Jax for the
retary of the Navy Award that "VA-104 features
next two weeks, July 12-25. Achievement in Accident and JP-5, guaranteed to

Patrol Bomber Squadron VP- vention for calendar year Burner Belch, Mach
741 will perform its active train- 1957. I Shroud Shudder and
ing duty at NAS Willow Grove, "In earning this, you I Pucker."
Pa., Aug. 9-22, while Anti-Sub ed the entire year without date three squadrons, VF-
Squadron VS-741 is scheduledfor ing a disabling accident. VFP-62 and VA-12, have
NAS Jax during the same indeed a noteworthy advantage of the in-flight
period. (Please turn to Page 6, Col. ) and say the only serv-

FIGHTER Squadron VF-741 mately 260 "Middies" eaoh lacking during the manuevcr
will operate with regular Fleet r the first group scheduled to customary windshield wip
units at NAS Fallon, Nev., and here, July 21-28. and presentation of green
Fasron 741 will be at NAS New Dates for the second and .
York, Aug. 16-25. .r groups are August 5-12 and refueling in the sky
Patrol Bomber Squadron VP- ; 3 gust 12-19, respectively.Each difficult to the layman it
742, which took a cruise to the group'will arrive and ( turn to Page 6, Col. 4))
Med last year, will be one of: part by air and will spend

the first NARTU squadrons to ., working days in the Jax
cruise with a Fleet unit under Y RFr;? Their training has been
the recently announced Selected ed to introduce the "Middies" Top Talent To
Reserve plan. the missions and capabilities
Lth4t On TVIt
The outfit will be under operational : operational 'fleet squadrons.IN Appear
control of FAW-11 at :,yrh GENERAL, the was learned this week
NAS Jax, from Aug., 30-Sept. 13. Class Aviation Summer several of the top per-
of 1958 will provide in the Jacksonville

Dornath Honorman Of men with professional Talent Contest eli-
training and orientation in to be held Friday
AO School GraduationSgt. aviation and amphibious a King Hall will appear on

Arthur Dornath, of Ban- submarine operations with special telecast via WFGA-
":: 1? jor emphasis placed Wednesday, July 16, at
don, Ore., was honorman in last upon on
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week's graduation at the Avia- 'h 'h K'{WHOSPITAL'' ---- role of aviatioh. .
WINS SAFETY AWARD Naval HospitalJax The Midshipmen have As of the best acts
tion Ordancemen School ClassB many
is recipient of the Secretary of the Navy Award for
at NATTCenter. Achievement in Safety the fourth straight year this has been completed taking part in can be crowded into the
Dornath, who entered the won. by the Hospital. Rear Admiral Wendell G. Switzer Com MID, an amphibious show will be seen,
mander Fleet Air Jacksonville (right) presents certificate to .
in is staged at Naval was announced."Y
Marine Corps April, 1953, behalf of
Capt. Alton C. Abernethy, Hospital skipper, in Navy
still unassigned. Secretary Thomas Gates Jr. (Please turn to Page 6, Col. )



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Jfa Fasron Six, VA-44, VP-18, CVG-17 Report '


S l Scouting Jax Area Squadrons

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Capt. CUtett W. Parish to. .__._____....... Cemipuidla OCflcer-
Comdr. Graymton 11. weber -........?...._._. ..?....._.._.................... Executive Office -
Fasron Six Sax 'O' Club was held last
NJUi Sic n..t Lis J.ckwervife I ) Bill Mahoney, the golf and Fri-
Rear Ad n. WftrtdUQ Switeer .._....._...._...._............_................. ....... CAmmander Men and officers of Fasron, (jg have been very day by squadron officers forI.cdr.
Capt. Seth s. Searcy Jr. ____.._._ .....__................ Chief of SU Capt. Macpherson Williams ...".;?....,....... ..M... .. ................. Chief of Staff NAB Six Six returned to work after en- active lately. "Rip" Warlick who is
J1MI AIr .... Ll.... I joying a long Fourth of July of being 'transferred to duty
Cap benald H. &U&xtMh. ..__.__........................................ CwnBUUr Comdr. Phillips, skipper under
Capt. n..... S. mot -., ............_.__...__.hie. Btatf Officer I I weekend. The last few days Fasron Six, welcomes aboard J. instruction at the Naval War
e1. ... "I't have been relatively quite ones College in Newport, R. I.
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Capt. Cftarte L. to*** h. _....._................ .Cdrpe ua.aa4iUQa Otter I. Spencer, ATAN, from NATTC
CO D4I'. Wilfred X.n<*ki aa ... _.._.......... ..... .. ........... Kxeeuttra Otttow for the men of Fasron Six, but Memphis and extends best of Plans are being made for an

Cap: Alton C Abernathy; .........-.-.--.;eIpItaI...... ............ .....C--"d1IIa OfficerCommanding I additional activity is expectedsoon luck to J. I. Bishop, ADJ3, who officer's picnic and dance tomorrow -
RJUtTO. I with the arrival shortly of transferred to Hatron 11, (Friday) at the Camp
Capt. Norman O. Amtenon ................ ............. ... OfiDectrExetiuUv transients to serve on was
Oomdr. William C. Hardy: .............._.._................. .... ............. : Officer II many Sanford, Fla. Congratulations to Blanding 0' Club. Festivitiesare
ships operating out of Mayport. R. R. Robinson, ADI, for ship- expected to start at 1300.
Printed tommereiauy wth fcappret>riate4 funds In Jaotooftvmd n rKU D. E. Schrefflcr SN and En-
at no expense to tta eownuM** MM! la compliance with WAVOCO3 P4W ping over July 2. VP-18 is proud of its intram-
at feNettyAir DtOrifcuted bee of ehmrro to sanitary M1c1 ch1Uan rtODDeI sign C. G. Dukes, are both pass- .
: J'a ftDe. Naval Air SUtlon. Naval Air TtduUCal TnUatox ural softball team, which has
Centv, Fleet Air ,Wing il. Havil Air. Reserve Trainta Unit and the U. s. ing out cigars these days. Schref- VA-44 the Mainside
Naval Uoapttal again won champ-
Service lnfonnaUor\ Officer:! .. : Comdr. Charles M. Thomas fler is the proud father of a The past few weeks have been ionship.
Assistant Service Information Officer .. Andrew H. Planey baby boy, born June 29, while
Editor Gordon Robbie Staff Reporters Jack Holmes PHI: Mary eventful ones around the hornets' Members of the team are: Ed
Ann Kirchner SN; Dottie Johnson; Jim Billings, SN Staff Photographer Ensign Dukes just received his
Jerry Dalrymple, AN. commission his nest, climaxed by a changeof Brown, pitcher;' Ken Hp\ton,
Tfce Jax Air Nerves: to a a mb ftr of the Armed Force Press Seme*. and pinned on I command ceremony June 30. catcher Lt (jg) C. V. Gage
Material appearing In thtt publication con be reprinted providing Credit toflvan. gold bars. i ; ,
Photograph, ualeca tfthonrlM malted. are official U. >d. Navy pbotoTCdftortal Squadron spurs officially passed first base Lt (jg) J. C. Brown,
rra In the athletic department, un-
otttOM located to Room 80. Main Administration Bulldlnf.Phone der the able leadership of Lt from Comdr. Tom R. Sedell to second; J. H. Hardeman, second;
oxtenrtftas MM. SMC. m or!!S. Comdr. Clifford G. McDougal. J. M. Carmichael, short stop;

:::,Ko: x amL2M} ?,!.,vs:{"': N:',";;{'.:y 'AY.rwce'A4,0ar'4KcR; .a.ycr seeeuA7eYa gc'.. Officers of the squadron, some Charles Floyd, third base; John

; AIfyr 70 strong, honored Comdr. and Ricondo, third base; F G. Prid-

q %ff.SSw :;::;'}?: Mrs. Sedell and Comdr. and geon, left field; Ensign R. Sav-

mtJ : Mrs. McDougal with a party at age, center field; and Lt (jg)

the 'O' Club June 28. D. J, Wolkensdorfer, right fieldCVG17

The McDougal's are by no S .
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fc* > means strangers to this area.

Thursday. July 10 IN ; .. ," Comdr. McDougal was execu-
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J >...... .. c.\\is. ,.,. < ,., 0 : The Camp Blanding Officer'sClub
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Payment ,.. '11<_ :.. ''' tive officer of VF-14 in 1950 and
,' 4 1 .. ... ',., at Kingsley Lake was the
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(drama) with Joanne Woodwardand I .;,..#. .' "'. n'Yr..>, .,. ( :'.' >.: ,-.', ,,""'i skipper of VA-46, the Navy's scene of CVG-17's operation
v : .
Tony Randall. : ,.,;\ti=. .' first jet attack squadron, from "Stay Loose II" last Wednesday

NATTCenter Sierra Baron "" '!'! \ -i::: 1954 to 1957. afternoon.

(color drama) with Brian Kieth red ""v.., +' ......y : '. Lt (jg) and Mrs. George Shel- Forces taking part in the ;

and Rick Jason. Also, Monster # <)' : don are proud pare n ts of a operation were, officers, wives

and the Ape, Chapter 11. 1 seven pound, seven ounce girl, and children of the four CVG-17

Hospital Flame Barrier ; ; Georganne, born last Tuesdayat VA-36 officers; ((2)) an egg

(drama) with Arthur Franz and St. Vincent's Hospital. throwing contest won by the

Kathleen Crowley Also, Magoo'sPrivate Lcdr. and Mrs. W. E. Saunderswere squadrons, VF-173, VA-176, VF-
War. ;( : visited for the fifth time 13 and VA36.Among .

: .recently" by the long-legged air- competitive exercises
Friday. July 11 t--
borne delivery man. which took place during the

Mainside i Camp On Blood .. Hearty congratulations to Ray- operation were (1), tugofwarin

Island (drama) with Carl Moh- mond Dobbs, AMI, who recently which VF-173 and VF-13

ner and Andrea Morrel. successfully completed the US-
officers defeated VA-176 and

NATTCenter-No Down Payment AFI College Level GED test.VP18 VA-36 team; (3)), potato sack
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HI : race won by VF-13, and (4)),

Hospital Sierra Baron. a three-legged race won by VA-
---- -- This week was one of reunionfor
Saturday July 12 GOOD THINGS COME IN SMALL = Etc. But then. I 36.Comdr.
sometimes in almost half the flight crews Miller CAG-17,
good things come big packages as was the case Jerry ,
Mainside-Revenge of Frank- recently when Mary Ann Kirchner, SN of Jax Air News staff of VP-18. Crews one, three and acted. as official compex observerfor
enstein (color drama) with Peter received a good-sized package from the mails. From a good 10 returned from Argentia, these events.
Cushing and Eunice Gayson. Al- friend in far-away Dayton, 0., the gift was a turkish towel in Nfld.
form of a greeting card. Kirchner models her All forces participated in
so, Magoo's Young Manhood. new linen closet
addition. Two of the crews had RON'sin water ski exercises during the

Kiddie Matinee (Mainside Lajes, Azores. Also, crew afternoon and a special demonstration -

Racing Blood (color drama) with : six returned from Roosevelt for agility on water
Quick Freezing Of Blood
Bill Williams and Jean Porter. Roads. skis was given by Geoffrey

Also, Three Little Pups, and The VP-18 stork has been Wolfe, son of Bill Wolfe, Westinghouse -

Monster and the Ape, Chapter Started By Navy HospitalA logging many flight hours late- representative. The

11. ly. Born to Lt (jg) and Mrs. operation was rated outstandingby

NATTCenter-Camp On Blood S. A. McCauley, a boy weigh- all.
Island. plant for processing blood by rapid freezing has been ing eight pounds, four ounces,

Hospital-No Down Payment started by the Navy at the Chelsea, Mass., Naval Hospital. and named Robert Allyn.A .

More than 1,200 units of blood I boy was also born to En- Chief Etzler/ Retires
forward in
Sunday. July 13 providing means to
sign and Mrs. T. E.
with a maximum age of 14 Shedd, whileLt
Mainside Another Time combat mass casualties incidentto From Fleet ReservesFreddie
months have been processed at (jg) and Mrs. R. H. Lagasse
Another Place (drama) wit nuclear weapons discharges,
welcomed a new girl. Statisticswere NASJ
the Chelsea plant.NORMALLY Etzler, RMC, of
Lana Turner and Barry Sullivan. an item that can be useful to the not available
on the Lag-
a x Communications Depart-
blood donated at civilian population as well
NATTCenter as
Revenge of asse and Shedd additions. ment "pipedover
Frankenstein. a blood bank has a shelf life of the military." A beer was traditionally
muster at the NAS the side" during an Ad
about three weeks., That's why
Hospital Camp On Blood
Building
blood donors are constantly being ; ceremony Monday.
Island. solicited to replenish dimin- Etzler has retired to the Fleet

Monday. July 14 ishing supplies. Reserve following 20 years active -

Mainside Las Paradise duty.
However, the Navy's quick
(color drama). Also, Fueden Side boys at his "pipe over"included
freeze method has shown that
Hillybillys. : Francis Fore, ETC;
preservation of the life of the
NATTCenter Another Time, individual cell is comparable to Paul Yarbrough, RMC; Andrew
Neel, RMC Lyman Jordan,
Another Place. ;
that of the ordinary direct im-
RMC Harold Rostin RMC, and
,
;
Hospital Revenge of Frank- mediate transfusion.The .
enstein. Joseph Deen, ETC.
new process was developed Handling the bo'sun pipe was

Tuesday. July 15 several years ago by Naval Joseph Deen, BMC; of Opera-

Mainside Proud and Pro- researchers who were studying tr 4't tions Department.
fane (color drama) with William effects of freezing on biologicalcells

Holden and Deborah Kerr. and tissues.IT .
Navy Exchange Facility
NATTCenter Last Paradise. WAS discovered that the

Hospital Another Tim, injurious agent that caused deathof Y Lists New Open HoursThe
A
Another Place. cells and tissues was the Navy Exchange :facility

formation of ice crystals with- c located in the Commissary Store,

Wednesday.. July 16 in the tissues. Building 1511, now has new

Mainside Snowhite and the The Navy belives that blood hours of operation.The .

Seven Dwarfs (color animated can be stored indefinitely. Capt. facility is open Tuesday,

Fairy Tale). Also, Trees and O. D. Yar> rough, Assistant Wednesday and Friday from

Jamaica Daddy, and Monster and Chief of Bureau of Medicine and -" -n-r"z<"'="' 0900 to 1600 and Thursday from
the Ape, Chapter 12. Surgery for Research and Medi- were-NINE GET BARS Ensigns-in Pictured above are the nine men who 1230 to 1900.Saturday .
appointed ceremonies last week at
NATTCenter Proud and cal Military Specialties, said recently tr. ate. James Dowling. Mathew Vdll NATTCen Richard.i hours are now 0900to
Profane. : Martyniak. Charles Hayes. Giles Phillips. Edward Miller. James 1530 while the facility remains -
Tnpp. Robert Sause and John Tucker. Mon-
Hospital Last Paradise. "We feel this is a distinct step to Ensign under the Navy'i Limited Duty The men Officer were prorgam.promoted day.Page closed Sunday. and


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July 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page SJ'

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I J' ::1. Switch From Grumman F9F-8


; : .I :: !i.I VA-106 Skipper First



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for is To Fly New SkyhawkLcdr.


/derIT k i Newton Foss, skipper of Attack Squadron 106, is

ij j i the first squadron pilot to fly the Gladiators new aircraft,
the Douglas A4D-2 Skyhawk.
anor VA-106 received its first Sky- I
1it'S r y k 3 I hawk last month and five days '

TIP later, Lcdr. Foss had completed Navy Exchange
ieg t h e first flight in "Gladiator '

501." Seminar Slated

n- AFTER FLYING the Grum-

las 1'kIjLii' man F9F-8 for almost three
Here July 16
pin- .... years, the Gladiators have com- ,
piled an enviable combat readiness -
Arrangements are being completed -
Sd Hl : ;; ;! ;;(:: record. for a coming Seminar of

---:;;. """;" ',................-........ ,- -- j......,.> ')1iIIii_ 'i'hi13.f: :$:",*: Most notable achievement was the NSSO Electronic Data Pro-

SUCCESSFUL NIGHT TEST Attack Squadron 176 re- establishment of a new record cessing Field Training program,
. cently completed a highly successful night bombing exerciie.
of individual "E"s 16-18 at NAS .lax accord-
for number July ,
No ,
. reruns were necessary all bomb circuits and bombs functioned
Nursery Hours well and all hits were marked and recorded. Comdr. Jerry won by any Naval jet attack ing to Comdr. John Whitener,
p; Miller, (right) CVG-17. congratulates personnel for exceptional squadron during one training Station Navy Exchange Officer.
Inis Are ExtendedNew performances. Left to right are, J. E. Powell. GF3; of
Fasron Six, who worked the targets; V. M. Scott AOC, VA-176; cycle. Between 30-35 men and wo-
operating hours are Lt (Jg) Charlie Turner VA.176; Comdr. Don Stanley, VA-176 Since October 1957, the Gladi- men, all Navy Exchange officers
being brought into effect at skipper, and Comdr. Miller. ators have rung up a total of 49 and office managers of the Sixth,

the Navy Wives Nursery, individual "E" awards in air-to- Eighth, 10th and 15th Naval Dis-

d. Building 560. Nocturnal Bombing Exercise ground ordnance delivery tricts, will represent their area

The new hours, slightly UNDENIABLY the smallest at the three-day Seminar.Lt. .

longer than previous, begin Comdr. V. Moore Jr.
atomic bomber in the Fleet, the P. ,
e S tomorrow (Friday), July 11. Brings 'E's For VA176Attack A4D-2 has already begun to reveal project officer, will conduct pro-
The Nursery will be open its immense capabilities. The ceedings of the Seminar. Capt.K. .

n from 0645 to 1830 Mondaysand aircraft has been flown in close R. Wheeler, ComNab Six and
176 underwent successful
y Squadron a highly
0645 to 2400 Tuesdays, proximity to atomic explosionsat NAS Jax Supply Officer, will
night bombing exercise at Switzerland Target recently, with
Wednesdays and Thursdays. for 'E's. :J the AEC test site in Nevada. deliver the .welcoming speech at
Navy
e eight pilots qualifying
Friday and Saturday hoursare
s COMDR. JERRY Miller, Com- Although primarily designedfor opening ceremonies Wednesdayat :
now 0645-0200 while Nur- mander of Carrier Air Group 17, and mechanics and pilots of VA- nuclear weapons delivery, 0900 in Building 517.

7C sery facilities are open 0845- of which VA-176 is a part, actedas 176.Lt the A4D is the smallest opera- Purpose of the Seminar is to
2230 on Sundays: exercise observer and reported (jg) Charlie Turner was tional carrier-based plane in the break ground and Iron oat.

the performance was excep high scorer when he bagged a Fleet. changes for installation of a
tional. bulls eye on his first drop, fol- With the added capability of I Univac File Computer Model 1
I lowed by two hits at 75 feet. which will materializeinto
Nine Center EMs increased bombing range in the system
Sixty night bombing runs were Among pilots earning 'E's was
made and 60 bombs dropped by Skyhawk, VA-106, based at Cecil I a more effective bookkeeping -
VA-176
Comdr. Don Stanley,
'Make Ensign'lnLOO 20 pilots in three differ en t commanding officer, who placed Field, is better prepared to ful- method for the Navy Ex-

i flights.No third in the event. fill its mission. change system.INTERNS .

ProgramAt re-runs were necessary, aU
hits were marked and recordedand

ceremonies July 2, Capt. no radio transmissions had

Charles L. Moore, Jr., NATT- to be repeated.THE .

Center commanding officer, ENTIRE operation reflected -
swore in nine enlisted men with the best in Navy team-

the rank of Ensign resulting work by the target crew from

from examinations and select- Fasron Six, the ordnance gang x
ion under the Limited Duty


Officer The newly program.appointed Ensignsare L ;

James Dowling, Richard DIAPER I I t' '
Martyniak, Giles Phillips, James f p t" 4 1 j> < ,

Tripp, John Tucker, Matthew DOINGSNine rr: % % 'S
Edward 4L .
Voll, Charles Hayes, beautiful baby girls and ?
Robert Sause.
Miller and five handsome boys made their

After a course ,of instructionin debut at Naval Hospital. last
officer indoctrination, the week. &j ,
newly appointed officers will be ff ry rr
Girl, Susan Jean, to Donald 3 rf y b
ordered to ships or activities 0
Delaney, AE1, and Mrs. Delaney,
where their specialities are as-
June 20; Girl, Leslie Jeane, to
sured. Lester Wilson, AE3, and Mrs.
The tests for the LDO programare A
Wilson, June 21; Boy, Jeffery
given in June of each year,
Wayne, to Emmett Gill, AD2, _
and takes approximately 15 and Mrs.: Gill, June 21; Girl, __ "'......_. ....,.... '__NV' .___ ,._ ................... --.. -
months from application to ap-' Cheryl Lynn, to Robert Sprague, GRADUATE FROM HOSPITAL Four doctors were graduated from their internship
pointment. The tests are opento PH3 and Mrs. Sprague, June 22 at Naval Hospital Jax recently. Brief addresses were given at the graduation ceremonyby
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first class petty officers and Capt. C. Abernethy, Hospital commanding officer, (left) and Capt. Frank T. Norris, Chiefof
above, with an age limit of 35 Girl, Barbara Jo, to Jack Davis, Medicine and Chairman of the Intern Committee for the Navy. Shown receiving certificatesfrom I
GM2, and Mrs. Davis, June 23; Capt. Abernethy are Lt. S. P. Bernstein, who heads for Bethesda, Md. Lt. J. H. Hillis,
years. Girl, Deborah Kaye, to Robert who goes to the_ NAS Jax Dispensary, then to Cecil Field; Lt. D. R. Cagle, who heads for
The candidates must be high Morris CS2, and Mrs. Morris Quantico, Va., and Lt. H. Alleman, headed for Okinawa.

school graduates or the equi- June 23.Also management and service, spon-

valent,active and have duty.If completed 10 Girl, Kathryn Gail, to Roosevelt, 'Gitmo' Judged sored the 1958-59 Ney Awardsfor

years Kenneth Oliver, AMS3, and Mrs. the Navy.

the tests candidates, their successfully names are sub-pass Oliver, June 23; Boy, Michael Best Of Navy's MessesThe Judges cited the Roosevelt for

mitted to a selection board who Patrick, to C W O 2, and Mrs. quality of food preparation.Meats .
the candidateswho James Carryl, June 24; Boy, USS Franklin D. Roose- were cooked at low
in turn select Point Naval Station in
Charles David to, Charles Bohl- velt, based at NAAS Mayport, Tongue temperatures to reduce shrink-
are to be appointed. Astoria Ore. followed "Gitmo."
ing, ET1, and Mrs. Bohling, June has won the 1958 Ney Memorial age.
25; Boy, Robert Allyn, to LTJG Award as the best mess afloat. Also, 28 other Navy messes Vegetables were prepared in
Personnel Warned About were given an "outstanding" rat-
and Mrs., Samuel McCauley, Guantanamo Bay Naval Station small amounts and served directly -
ing in the first annual "Best
;
Shallow Water DivingAll June 25. Cuba, popularly called Navy Mess" contest. on the line.A .

personnel are cautioned to And, Boy, Lawrence Amadeus, "Gitmo" and visited by many
WINNERS and will
avoid diving in shallow wateror to Larry Sigman,. AN, and Mrs. Jax-area squadrons was similarly receive plaques and runners-up representatives special cancellation stamp
water of unknown depth. honored as the best mess will be used until July 15 at
incur- Sigman, June 25; Girl, Barbara I of the FDR and Guantanamo -
Two persons recently ;ashore. I the Ft. Benning, Ga., post office,
to William C. Purcell, Bay Naval Station will be
broken necks as a result of Lynn, I
red RUNNERS-UP in the ashore
annual the Statue,
the honoring Doughboy
at
given trophies
shallow water diving accidents.A AEC, and Mrs. Purcell, June 26; and afloat categories were two I
word to the wise is suf- Girl, Kathleen Suzanne, to Rob- units of the Pacific Fleet. The I convention of the ExecutiveStewards' Association a monument to the Army in
and Caterers'
ficient."I ert Weaver, ATI and Mrs. Weaver r adar picket destroyer USS in Grand Rapids, Mich., fantryman. The statue was un-
Karen second to the FDR veiled April 1, on the 51st anniversary
30 do June 26; Girl, Denise, Finch was Aug. 17-20.
don't think I look ,
to James Wolfe, AD1 and Mrs. while i Headquarters, Columbia The association, made up of of the Army Infantry

you? dear." Wolfe, June 26. River Pacific Reserve Fleet at executives in food procurement, School at Ft. Benning.
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I CVG-17 Pulls Strings On 'Operation Bingo' I Up The

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LADDER
As a realistic check on the
readiness of the Air Group was rigged and each pilot was arrived next followed by Cou- As the exercise closed, VF-

CVG-17 pulled the string on, required to execute a satisfactory gar flights from VA-36 and VF- 173 was reported trying to locatea With Civilians
last FrI- mirror approach before being 13 out of Cecil Field. barge to transport their last
"Operation Bingo" Furies these machines being (Periodically, the Jax Air
allowed "on board. NEXT CAME a flight of eight two ,

day.AT 0800. squadron duty officers VF-173 was the first unit to Skyraiders from VA-176 at NAS incapable of flight due to lack News in cooperation with the

were ordered to have all be represented "on board" when Jax. By 1030, 44 aircraft had of engines.. Industrial Relation Departmentwill
they diverted a flight already classed "Operation list various promotion for
planes proceed as soon as pos- successfully completed the mis- CVG17
Naval Air Station personnel).
airborne on another mission.
sible to NAAS Mayport. Bingo" as another fine example
sion.The On the promotion roster effective -
Mayport, meanwhile, temporarily Lt. Walker Lambert called in exercise terminated at of what can be accomplishedby 23

assumed the role of a car- at 0805' and hit the deck at 0824. 1200 with a total of 47 out ofa the "can do" attitude anda ployees, recently nine from were Overhaul em-and

rier at sea. The landing mirror Ten more FJ-3s from VF-173 possible 56 "birds in the coop." fine team effort. Repair Department, three from

v .. uvM 000 from Public Works
t > .vh {4.4 ;W Supply, one
RQgM..
Department, and 10 from Mis-

0 cellaneous.
Promoted at O & R were Alex

r Bandy, production dispatcherthird

ALL SAINTS CHAPEL step, to assistant produc-
Sunday July 13 'SALTY NOR FROM tion controlman (AMM) first

0930-Sunday School for ages HER AND 'TMEEE step; Reuben Bishop, assistant

3 through adults, Bldg. 722, Serv- I production controlman (AMM)
ice of Divine Worship, Chaplain fr'S a Not Fair Dept.: A banker can third step to production control-

Osman. S tell a bad joke and nobody says man (AMM) third step Ronald

1100-Service of Divine Wor- anything about it. But just let I Butcher, machinist third stepto

ship, Chaplains Reagan and a comedian pass a bad check. leadingman machinist third
Davis. step; Foster Coker, helper air-
craft mechanic (general) third
1800-Teen-age Fellowship,
Then there's the one about the I
Bldg. 722.1930United. step to production dispatcherfirst
cross-eyed teacher who had no II
Fellowship of step.Joseph .
control over her pupils.
Protestants, Bldg. 722 Cushman, guard GS5to
Monday July l1900Singspiration toolroom attendant third step;
"Give and
a man enough rope
Bldg. 722 Grady Finley helper aircraft
he'll do something knotty." ,
Thursday July 17 mechanic (motor) third step to

1915-All Saints' Chapel Choir Daffynishuns: Economics production dispatcher first step;
Rehearsal, All Saints ChapelST. : Carl Graeff, management analyst -
To a married man, the law of
EDWARDS' CHAPEL GS-9 to, supervisory aircraft
demand and supply.
Schedule of Masses '1t' 'I1ff ._ examiner first step; Jeptha Harrison -

Sunday July 13 DEMONSTRATE CARRIER READINESS Shown aboveare Jack: "Who introduced you, assistant production con-
0830-1000 Sunday the wheels of Air Group 17 Comdr. Jerry Miller CVG-17 to wife?" trolman (AMG) second step to
0630DailyST. Comdr. Don Stanley VA-176 ikipper Comdr. A. C. Waldman. your assistant production controlman
LUKE'S CHAPEL commanding officer of VF-173: Comdr. Hank Barbour. VF-13 Mack: "We just" met. I'm not (electronics mech.) second step;
skipper: Comdr. Hugh Garvey VA-36 commanding officer and blaming anyone.
Naval Hospital Lcdr. George Winslow. Operations Officer for CVG-17 Staff. and Norris Mallory, toolroom

0630-Catholic Mass Their units demonstrated carrier readiness by placing 47 of a "Ma, I go out and play?" attendant third step to produc-
0930-Service of Divine Wor- possible 56 aircraft aboard NAAS Mayport in a four-hour may tion dispatcher third step.
period after a "no warning" order to launch planes. "What, with all those holes i in
ship, Chaplain Bryant shirt?" Advanced in Supply, Depart-
Latter Day Saints (Mormon) I your ment was James Harris, tabula-
"No, with the kids across the
Tuesday 1930-Bldg 751 Station Beauty Shop Proves street." tion project planner GS-6 to
Christian Science-Tuesday 1900 tabulation project planner GS-7.

-Bldg. 751.Navy. In marriage court of small 1 Promoted in Public Works De-

Popular Spot For 'Lady Fair'Once town partment was Genne Grant,
"Y'say yuh love this Jane?" typist GS-2 to clerk-typist GS-3.

Wives in while the woman needs a free afternoon in "Yep, your honor Those promoted in Miscellaneous -

which to do something for herself, and one of the best and 'And this bozo is your bimbo, were George Duckworth, '

Mast relaxing ways of all is to spend the afternoon in the huh?" safety inspector GS-7, Industrial

CornerThe Station Beauty Shop, located in Building 25. "Ya muttered a snootful, Relations Dept., to safety pro-
EXPERT HAIR stylists and ledge" gram specialist GS-8, Industrial
following appointmentswere well trained operators, under of one to 101 are invited to take "Thass 'nuff lIe's your'n. Your Relations. +'

accepted at the latest direction of Mrs Athen Atch- advantage of the expert beautycare his'n. Slip me a fin and scram. Rosalie Potts, clerk-steno-

meeting of the Navy Wives ley, will assure the customer ofa such as shampoos, cold Next please." grapher GS-3 Industrial Rela-
Club, No. 86, held July 2. pleasant afternoon of relaxa- waves, manicures, facials, and tions Dept., to clerk-stenographer

Ways and Means Committee tion and beauty. scalp treatment, all to make one Hotel clerk to prospective GS-4 Overhaul and Repair

Co-Chairman, Mrs. William As- Mrs. Atchley, veteran man- feel and look better. guests "I'm sorry, but we don't Dept; William Halter, ware-
ten; Welfare and Hospitality, ager, and her assistants, Mary The Shop itself, newly dec- have room service." houseman third step Supply

Mrs. Richard Middleton; Snack Winhold, Neida Johnson and Ann prated in June of 1956, is beau- Guest: "Oh, that's all right." Dept., to painter third step ;

Bar Chairman, Mrs. Donald Clifton, are at their posts from tifully modernized, with the fin- Clerk: "You'll have to make Public Works Dept., Her-

Ambrose, Co-Chairman, Mrs. 0800 to 1630 Monday through est equipment, four new sham your own bed." bert Ellis, firefighter ( structural

Bill Kutzer, Helpers, Mrs. Bob Saturday. poo booths, and four dryers Guest: "Sure, I can do that. GS-4 Security Dept., to supervisory -

Nicholas and Mrs. James Moore- Appointments are made by ,Air conditioning within the Clerk: "You'll find the ham firefighter (structural)

head; Publicity, Mrs. James II calling the Beauty Shop in ad- Shop makes for a very comfortable mer, saw, lumber and nails i in GS-6 security dept.; Mary G.

Martin, and Navy Wives News, vance. Mrs. Atchley and her assistants and pleasing afternoon. the basement." Crump ley, clerkstenographerGS3

Mrs. Thomas Bennett. handle on the average Security Dept., "to clerk-
Other committee appointments 36 customers a day.DEPENDENTS : stengorapher GS-4 Security De- "

were: Nursery Co-Chairman, and women partment.

Mrs. W. R. Yentsch; Helper, service personnel from the age Wallace Arnold, warehousemanthird

Mrs. Eugene Mann; Finance [AC step Supply Dept., to pro-
Committee, Mrs. E. Williams, Veteran Officer Trio duction dispatcher third step
Mrs. Edward Keller and Mrs.
Overhaul and
Retires At NATTCenterAfter Repair Dept., Wil-
Ray Harris; Activities CoChairman liam Mixon
warehouseman third
total of 80
piling up a
Mrs. William FusselJ, Helper -
Mrs. years service, three officers at step Supply Dept., to production
John Davis.
NATTCenter took a final review dispatcher third step Overhauland
Wives of enlisted of the
men Repair Dept.
upon their retirement last Fri-
Navy and Marines are cordially Charles
Register, warehouseman -
invited to attend meetings of the day.The
third
veteran officer trio is step Supply Dept., to
Navy Wives Club at the club-
Lcdr. Richard LaRue with production dispatcher third step
in over
house Dewey Park.
30 years service; CWO Raymond \pt1k Overhaul and Repair Dept; Theo-
Members and invited k ti. dore
guests are -
Murphy, warehousemanthird
Logan, 24 years duty, and CWO
to bring a "covered dish"to Lewis Alexander, with 25 years step Supply Dept., to Pro-
the luncheon scheduled at service. duction dispatcher third step
the clubhouse next Monday. I
Prior to retirement, Lcdr. La- Overhaul and Repair Dept; and
For an enjoyable evening, why
Rue was training Officer of AO Tom Brown Jr., warehousemanthird
not out to the clubhouse for :e
"Game go Night" Thursdays at' (A) School while CWO Logan step Supply Dept., to pro-
and CWO Alexander were with duction
1930. dispatcher third step
the Marine Aviation Detach- ___ ,,, .
:':" v >:<':v. ":: Y. }'f.? I\it--\ '={-p: : Overhaul and Repair
ment. CATCHING UP ON READING More and Dept.
Husband (in bed with his golf are availing themselves of the Navy-Exchange Beauty more Shop women in ,

clubs): "Well, you told me to Building 25. Mrs. Athen Alchley (right) and a staff of three Da//yntshuns: Bars Those
"Am I the first girl you ever well.trained assistants offer all types of beauty work such -
choose, didn't you? kissed?" shampoos cold waves manicures expert hair styling and cut.as things which if you go into you

(This one comes back every so "You might be. Your face is ting, and scalp treatment. Catching up on their reading are are apt to come out singing a
four customers left to right. Jan Atchley. Mrs. George Mills. few of and maybe get tossed
often) sure familiar.
Grace Wagner. Lois Hill and Mrs; Atchley. behind.I' .



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he VP.18 Again



WATERLINE Snares HASSoftball



Title

The Jax Navy Sailing Club

odes Bantam No. 574 is pre- r;'vim
: Backed the sterling right
by
itly tied for first place in the
arm of Ed Brown, VP-18
ries 58A Greater Jacksonville
swept to a 4-3 victory over a
petition.The well-balanced Medical nine to
{ knot will be broken this
successfully defend its Main-
nday at 1300 in a two-boat
side intramural softball
Ice from the Florida Yacht Club
championship. _
jer and the trophy will be THE PATROL squadron will

lesented following the race toe face the NATTCentcr championat

winning skipper. a date not yet announced in a
[Skipper for the Navy will ber battle for the All-Station title.

Force Maj. Van Rope ofe t : $ > Danny Wolkensdorfer, VP-18
| 679th AC&W His
Squadron. outer gardener, won the game
aw will be Leonard LaCaze of when he pummeled a long drive

-44. that went by the left fielder fora

(Second round of the 1958 ser- .,,". ._'-'** T ...-,.... .,.,-....'.T, i .., i i iiiinimuuu unvt AO.wwwwm"'nsmks.r.. VAWw- "W*_.v.HW.s...M." 'M..,,,::,:,.yv.. .,.**w-,r.,v...?.A..... wON home run in the sixth frame.
of the competition will be- YOUR MARK, GET SET Those are the word that these six novice swimmers will THE FINAL Mainside gamewas
immediately after the tie- soon.be hearing from swimming instructor Pfc. Angelo Petrucci as he prepares a group of 8.12 the type of contest that
eaking heat, or at about 1400 year olds for swimming competition. Some 40.50 children take advantage of this instruction at Medical'scrafty
the NATTCenter Indoor Pool each Friday and Saturday morning. After each child is taught how could go either way.
the Yacht Club. to swim competitively, the youngsters are divide into groups for meet competition. Left to right Earl Bishop, who boastsa
The regatta will be held at are Patric Berry. Barbara Berning, Wayne Berning Barbara Chap Ronald Berning and Donna City League no-hitter to his

ulberry Cove July 20 and Donnelly, credit this season, was hookedup

ove to the Orange Park Rud- in a duel with Brown.

>r Club July 27. Pacific Fleet Cops In bottom of the fifth inning,

I All skippers are encouraged to pick Savage came home on Fred

arpen their seaman's eye fore All-Navy Rifle Pridgeon's stand-up double to

| competition for the next six put VP-18 in the van, 3-2.

onths promise to be extremely MEDICAL retaliated quickly,
en. Pistol TourneyPacific when Carl Ackermanrang
however,
B viii w F '{, E- a booming triple to score
marksmen main-
Fleet
[Entries for.the fourth annual Bishop with the evener with two
tained a supreme mastery over
cksonville Water Ski Tournaent -
Busy Days AheadStation shooters from the Atlantic Fleet away. \>
are still being accepted. Ackerman, in a futile attemptto
at last week's Rifle-
I The tourney will begin tomorw All-Navy score, was nailed at the plate
(Friday) at Inlet MarinaDoctor's Links To Host Pistol Matches at Dam Neck, Va., for the final out of the inning.
with Pacific
capturing
Inlet. For you whoe gunners This paved the way for Wol-
about major title.
not skiers, this is' a wonder- every kensdorfer's crashing drive down
Lone first in the three-
il spectator sport. spot the left field stripe.
( Skiers from over the, country Three Navy lou nies day meet for Atlantic Fleet en-
tries was in team pistol.
fill be participating, so you can
FIRST PLACE in team rifle
onstra assured ons.Admission of. seeing expert de- Busy days are immediately ahead for the NAS Jax was snared by 11ND. Second VW-4 No. 1 In

golf course, with three big Navy tournaments scheduled for place went to AirPac. .
| n. is 15 cents per per- the local greensward with Sixth Naval District competition, It was not only Pacific Fleetin IM Golf LeadA

I here for the second straight year, starting things rolling the overall score for the CNO

July 28-31. Trophy, 4542 to 3803, but the crowded schedule featured

redth'erbys Near After a one day breather, 6ND westerners won each of the four competition in the Mainside intramural -

qualifiers will lock horns with dividual honors in last year's phases of the big rifle shoot. Golf League last week

[teve Mayer Duo other top golfers from the South- District tourney. It's not known The trophy presented the with VW-4 No. 1, despite two

east region in the South Atlantic whether the Sanford linkster Pacific Fleet by Vice i Adm. setbacks, continuing to pace the

Bowling Play Regionals at NAS Jax, Aug. 2-6. plans to enter this year, or even James S. Russell, Deputy Cin- 15-team field.Operations .

+' in last week's action in the THE ALL-NAVY Golf Tour- if he's in this District. Clant Fleet, was Adm. Arleigh : hung a 6-2 set-

ATTCenter Mixed Doubles nament, first time held in this Along with Witzel, Jim Kinderof Burke's combat helmet, bronzed, back on the loop Administration leaders, then

wling League, shooting was area, will be contested Aug. Pensacola, Bruce Cudd of engraved and mounted on a much-improved.

t and heavy as Rose and Bill 8-11. Clarksville, Tenn., and Ben Jen- plaque. downed the top club, 7-2.
second
eatherby fired a 941 scratch ; Last year's Regional site was nett of Memphis advanced to the SHOOTING for the winners Operations earned its
|ove into second place behind ; NAS Memphis while NAS Glenview Hcgionals. were: M. D. Bouchillon, ATC, decision }beating VP-18, 6-3. The

ont runners Rose 'and Steve, Ill. was host for the All- VW-l; Al Sasules, AD2, VA-151; 679th Air Force jumped past

ayer. I Navy links barbecue. Kinder went on from there to G. O. Lovinggood, QMC, 11ND FAW-11, 8-1, then trounced VW-

' |Now leading the pack by 119 Personnel attached to local win the All-Navy and also fared Hq., and T. R. Fernandez, SMC, 4 No. 2, 8-1.

s, the Mayers have found outt commands must enter a qualify- well at the Interservice Tourneyat I). E. Myrick, JIM, and T. D. Only whitewash of the, week

competition is starting to ing round which will select par- Parris Island, won by Army's 'Elton, AO1, all of Small' Arms 'saw NARTU walloping FAETU,

ticipants from this area for playin Mason Rudolph. Training Unit.
.ake a move. A scant 244 pins 90.VW4 7323
No. 1, with a
arate the fifth team from the the. 6ND tourney.
tOp. THREE DAYS have been set record, holds top rung, followedby
T U with 68-38, and
F A E ,
aside for this, July 18-20. En-
Ann
fMary
Warbington and
'i:" FAWTU ((68-40).
, tries should be submitted
I", Bill Kitchell no
to third
dropped clubs are: Fasron
I later than next Monday, July 14. Other top
\ place followed by Kay and Lloyd Six, 52-37; Operations, 55 Jh-511,2;
,,' B wman, and Ruth and H. Reo. Tournament host is Capt. Elliott VA-15, 47-52, and VP-18, 28-32.
I W. Parish Jr., NAS Jax :
olly and Howard Lawrence
commanding officer, with
h d a ,1185 series with handicap
Comdr. Charles Baumeister serv- Braves On RoadThe
tO lead bowlers for the night,
'allowed by Bette Corson andy ing as tourney director. His assistant .i { L; j mazdas are dark at the
is Lt. J. R. Johnson.
Hilliard, with'a 1177. .. ';. new Jacksonville Baseball Park
Rules governing all three tour- local
these nights with the Sally
neys will be official USGA with extendedroad
League Braves on an
Jack Harvey, NAS Jax golf pro- trip to Knoxville and
Sparks Missies fessional, heading the rules com- Y 46 Y Charlotte.The .

mittee. Braves, catching a hot
Hold/ Golf LeadThe
LCDR. L. J. Polansky is cere- streak prior to the annual All-

Sparkles of AE School mony committee head. Attractive 'Sh / h Star break early this week,

and Missilemen 0 f N A W S trophies-await top finishers in all '! > come home to battle Knoxville's

School have moved into a first three events. 1M smouldering Smokies, July 17-
place deadlock in the NATT- Teams from all major Naval 20.

Center intramural golf race. commands are expected to enter -

The two top teams are Sixth District play, with Pensa- When eating buffalo meat, remember

sporting 29-5 records, while cola Navy due to defend the 1957 that one man's ,meat,

the third place Support team crown. + may be another man's bison.

' Splinters have registered a Other commands which are I .

24-6 mark.In expected to file entry forms include 4, 0 ++ K You're only as good as your
fourth place is Aviation : Green Cove Navy, NAS -------- last time at bat.
The outfield that
CRACKERJAX FIELDERS starting
Ground Officers School with Jax Cecil Field .
Memphis Navy, supplies punch to the Jax Navy Crackerjax lineup is shown
15&-14&, followed by the Sanford Navy, Key West Navy prior to answering_ a starting call in a City League contest Afoe: "I took the first step
Ordnancemen of AO School, and Charleston. last week at St. Nicholas Park. Left,to right in their respective towards divorce yesterday."
outfield Chris Cotton Sophie Sayalovich and Belly t
posts are
with 14-18 "
TINY MITE Joe "What ?
Gene Witzel registered Searcy: The Cracker j ax, unbeaten in second half play, face the : happened
a fine 303 to take in- Prudential girls tomorrow night at the Southside park. Moe: "I got married."



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1958 Enlisted Prize Essay


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Contest Rules AnnouncedThe It fc sag y i 2 .> > R


1958 Enlisted Prize Essay Contest sponsored by the

U. S. Naval Institute is currently underway and any en-

listed man or woman on active duty in the Navy, Marine

Corps or Coast Guard is eligible to enter.A .


nor -more prize than of not$700 less, a gold than medal$300 I I I ceived by the SecretaryTreasurer : : 6 ... If ;: ..J. '

and life membership in the In- of the Naval Institute on

(Btitute awaits writer of the best or before Aug. 1. iAI 1L

essay submitted on any subject Name of the competitor shall p

dealing with the Naval profes- not appear on the essay, and

sion. each essay must have a motto in 4

ESSAYS SHOULD not exceed addition to the title. 14 {>
5,000 words and must be r- <: *
This motto shall appear on

the title page of the essay, on
Academy 'Mids'Continued the outside of a sealed envelope

( from Page One) containing identification of the

Base, Little Creek, Va. They also competitor and also above the RECEIVE VETERAN SERVICE PINS Nineteen employees of the NAS Jax Comptroller
name of the competitor inside Department were recipients 15 and 10 year service pins at a ceremony recently in the officeof
have a one day indoctrination the envelope containing this Comdr. Edwin Scantleburr., NAS Jax Comptroller. Nine received pins signifying 15 years
training cruise planned faithful service while ten others got 10 year pins. Happy employees are, left to right, (front
aboard the attack carrier USS identification.THIS row) Rosie Helow, Leslie Huggins, Lawrenco Rosen uisl, Sarah Bailey, Lillian Hare, Edith C: rr.
Ranger. ENVELOPE will not be Evelyn Champer, Billie Hodges, Alice Pellett and Elizabeth Bates. Rear Cecil Acree, Arthur
opened until the selection board Allen Thomas Daniel John Inabinet P. D. Myers Woodley Pierce, Ruby Piper and Emily
Rear Admiral Wendell G. Nelson. Absent was Louise King.
has made the awards.
Essays
Switzer, Commander of Fleet
Air Jacksonville, will have over- and identifying envelope must
all supervision of Midshipmen be mailed in a large, sealed envelope Station Traffic Court'Docket IJtASSlf/.E.tJ:

marked "Enlisted Prize
training in this area.
This is the second time sucha Essay Contest." For Rent
All entries In JuneDuring Small Furn. Apt. 4633 Wheeler
must be
group has visited Jacksonville.In typewritten Busy
Ave. (Lake Shore). $50 Mo. EV-
July of 1956 almost 500 Mid- double spaced, on paper approximately -

shipmen visited here aboard the BW x 11", and the month of June, approximately 169 tickets 9-4275. Groves.
4-Rm Lge Unfurn. Apt. 3329
USS Aptietam. must be submitted in duplicate, were issued by Station Police to traffic violators aboard
Silver St. (Springfield). $12 Wk.
THIS YEAR they ,will spend each copy complete in itself. NAS Jax, an increase over last month's 153 traffic tickets. EL 3-7957. Britton.

two days at NAS Jax where they The Traffic Court Officer and
the Traffic Court For Sale3Bdrm2bath
will visit VAH-1 for a briefingon :U.S. Commissioner acted upon a appear before
Have Cars! Need Drivers Officer, one was transferred; one house. 38 0 4
the capabilities of the huge total of 170 tickets.
Service discharged; two sold their vehicles Anvers Blvd. (or swap). $1400.
A3D Sky warrior, the w o rId's Greyhound Rent-a-Car THESE tickets were issued
largest and most powerful car- has six cars which have to be during May and June and involved and no further action was G.I. EV 7-7009. Bessette.
taken. Of the 22 3-Bdrm. Home. 7328 Pineville
rier-based jet bomber. distributed to Washington, Phila- the following offenses: : cases involving
delphia Denver and India- faulty equipment, seven vehicles Dr. 1baths. GI equity. $76 Mo.
Similar training will be given reckless driving 14, improper
by VA-44 which will provide napolis. parking 27, failure 'to stop at passed a safety check by the EV 8-6500..Lt. Jones.
3-Bdrm. House. 7318
Station Police. Ortega
training in the mission of the Any servicemen heading' toward light or stop sign 17, speeding
Hills Dr. FHA loan. EV 8-5696.
A4D Skyhawk, the Navy's small- any of the above cities can 39, faulty equipment 22, inat- The remainder were restricted
Comdr. Mitchell.
est carrier-based jet attack deliver the cars with all tentive driving 1, involved in from the Station until a safety
expenses House Trlr.-Small, $400. EV-
bomber. accident 33, and 49 miscellaneeous check can be paryd.Approximately .
i Personnel interested
paid.
8-0746. Grissom. 5109 San Juan
FAETU, Det Two, will pro- should call EL 5-5669. I offenses. 39 tickets issued Ave.

vide them with simulated flightsin Following is a breakdown of during June are awaiting
4-Bdrm. House. 7356 Green-
jet link trainers and FAW-11 action taken by Traffic Court disposition.
way Or. (Ortega Hills). Cheap.GI .
will indoctrinate them in the aspects Officer: restrictions 67, proba-
loan. EV 7-1595. Wag-
of patrol plane antisub- tion 21, traffic school 18, restric- VA104Continued Capt.

marine warfare aviation.A tion and traffic school 6, warn- ner.3Bdrm.

TRAINING flight has been ing 29, dismissed 9, commanding ( from Page 1)) Home. 5118 Shirley
I Ave. 4% equity. EV 9-7686.
scheduled for them in a WV-3 officer for action 4, forwardedto is basically a simple manuever 3-Bdrm. 2-bath. Home. 7317

super constellation flown by the other cammands 6, for a totalof which requires nothing m 0 r ethan Ortega Hills Dr. Dement.

Hurricane Hunters of VW-4 or 160 cases. top-notch flying skill on!

in a P5M Marlin seaplane by THE U. S. Commissioner im- the part of two pilots.One MiscellaneousWanted

one of the patrol squadrons.The e:' r sari" vn'' posed one fine, six probationsand : Swap. 2% Yrs. duty
; airplane, serving as tanker -
Anacostia D. C. Combes. EV-
,
'Cane Hunters will also orien- dismissed three cases
is equipped with a long fuel
tate them on weather reconnaissance Of the personnel scheduled to 8-8797 after 7 p.m.
line which ,has a :large funnel
flying.At Wanted: Desire to pay for
shaped drouge. This is trailed
NAS Cecil Field, the Mid- Penn., N.C. Men Share ride or share car pool from
behind the tanker with the plane
shipmen will spend one day observing Beach Blvd. (Southside Estates
AE (A) School Honors needing fuel making a careful
typical fighter squadron area). Hrs.-0800-1630. Exts-216.
operations. VFP-62 has sched- Joseph Stabryla, AEMAA, of approach to make contact. 8164. Johnson.

uled an inspection of camera installations Mildred, Pa., and Gene Lupton, THE ENTIRE procedure can Wanted: Riders going north to

in the F8U-1P and AEIAN, of Lowland, N. C. usually be accomplished in about Boston, Mass. Leaving midnight
shared honors in last week's five minutes. Following refuel-
F9F-8P ( aircraft top
includ-
photo ), Sunday, July 13, on Rte. 301.
ing a check out in photo inter- .f graduation at Aviation Electric- ing, the tanker remains ready to Contact Angelieri Ext-597/FL-9-

pretati9n. ian's Mate School Class A at refuel another plane while the 0929.

Also scheduled are field observations NATTCenter. first craft heads on to the tar-

of aircraft traffic, and Stabryla, who entered the get or back into the fray.

the observance of FCLP (Field Navy in Nov. 1957, will reportto To best illustrate the terrific ComFair Chief

Carrier Landing Practice) by NAAS, Saufley Field, Pensa- amount of pressure under whichJP

Cecil Field-based pilots utilizingthe A REAL LILO French cola, Fla., for duty, while Lup- fuel is pumped from one Retires After 30

entertainer Lilo climbs a ladder ton, who entered the service in Ernest ADC WWII
mirror landing system. plane to another, Comdr., JackN. Spencer, a -
aboard liner Flandre. She
Mayport Carrier Basin will be enroute from Europe to an was engagement June, 1958, will report to Whit- Durio, skipper of VA-104, lieutenant who reverted to

host to approximately 36 Mid- In Las Vegas. ing Field. Fla. estimates that one of his tanker chief after the war, retired this

shipmen each day for submarine planes could fill an automobilegas week after three decades of

indoctrination. Two submarineswill tank in five seconds or less. service in Naval aviation.For .

be available for this phaseof t Classifieds Receive In addition to the added range the last 42 months, chief

training. given Navy planes by this spe- Spencer' has served as Assistant

ANOTHER 30 Midshipmen will Lump Payment EarlyEfficient cial in-flight refueling, the pro- ComFair Jax Staff Duty Officer

be airlifted to NAS Glynco, Ga. ; cedure is a large saftey factorin while no TAD orders from Fas-

for lighter than Air ron Six.
anti-sub- teamwork of the active to Jan. 12. Over $300, carrier operations.NO .
marine indoctrination. A native of Belgrade Nebr.
Each earmarked for retro- LONGER will ,
payroll section of accounting 000 was a plane re-
Midshipman will be he served aboard the old flat-
scheduledfor branch of Comptroller De- active lump sum payments to turning to a carrier have to
a flight in an airship. top USS Saratoga from 193033as
partment and machine records employees here, according to worry about running low on
Berthing for the Mid- a member of Torpedo Squadron -
quarters division of the Supply De- the payroll section. \ fuel. There will be an AD-6,

shipmen some of whom may partment made it possible for Gross amount to each employee ready and waiting to pump forth Two.
some day return here on regular between the fluid the Spencer was promoted to war-
that
some 1100 classified employeesat averaged $200 precious keeps
assignment, will be aboard NAS NAS Jax and NAAS May- and $300, but the net amountwas jets in the air. rant officer soon after outbreakfo
WWII while with the train-
Jax.The port to receive their retro- lower after deductions. With courtesy their motto and
Jacksonville Jaycees are ing command at Miami, Fla. He.
active pay Wednesday, almosta Deductions averaged 18 per- an ever cheerful grin for the
planning a dance for them to be advanced to lieutenant before
week earlier than antici- cent in taxes and 6 Mi per- customers, VA-104 is
way up
held Friday of the visiting weeksat going back to chief in 1947.
retirement.The .
pated. cent there in the service station
2000 on the terrace of the
The payment represents a 10 percent pay increase business.
Prudential Building. There will Heredity is what a man believes -
10 percent wage boost voted will be reflected in the July
be a dance for each of the three 18 checks. About 10 or 15 thousand feet in until his son starts act-
recently by 'Congress, retro- pay
visiting groups. up there to be exact. ing like a fool.