Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 14, 1958
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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I McMeekin, Admiral Dan's Band Treat TV Fans I I IA

local entertainer, a new Aug. 5. field of 13 into the Ed Sulli- pleaser, was Admiral Dan's given on the band's trip hereat

type of Navy band and other M c M e e.k 1 n impersonated van Show. It was the second Pandemoniacs.The a later date.

top acts provided a television famous show people in an act appearance on the nationalTV Admiral Daniel Gallery,
treat for viewers in this familiar band, composed of 18
area to local followers. It program for the local re- Commandant of the Tenth
Sunday when the Ed Sullivan was his third appearance in cruiter.He sailor musicians headed by
Show aired its third Naval District at San Juan,
annual the finals. won the right to enter Charles Roeper, MUC, plays
All-Navy presentation. Another impersonator, Sgt. this year's finals by placing Puerto Rico, fell in love with
the wild music of the Carib-
Dick McMeekin, YN1, attached Arnie Ruskin of Cherry Point second in the Southeastern music played by natives in

to the Jacksonville Re- MCAS was awarded first place Trials at Charleston, S. C. bean on the world's strangest Port of Spain and later

cruiting Station, earned a over 27 other acts at St. Al- July 23 and by winning the instruments, steel drums. bought a set of steel drums
spot on the show, when he bans. Jax-area eliminations July 11
The steel band is scheduledfor and had natives teach his
captured'second place in the Ruskin, runner-up in the at NAS Jax.
All-Navy Talent Finals at St. Norfolk regional finals, and The new type of Navy band an appearance at NAS Jax ular station musicians howto

Albans Naval Hospital, N. Y., the popular McMeekin led a listed above, a real crowd Sept. 13. More details will be master them.

Valions Get

Deserved'Well Joc. H1fs

Done'The .

Valions of Attack
Squadron 15 deserve a "well Vol. 16 No. 20. U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Florida 14 August 1958
done" for their efforts during .

July.VA-15' commanded by Comdr.W. 'Saved Pay' Men May

J. Gray, recorded 1202 total
flight hours for the first month

this fiscal year. lose Under New
THIS TOTAL was achieved RulingEnlisted

through efforts and cooperationof
the squadron's 26 officers and Y. .tw !j F t i ..t'. long-service personnel hose pre-pay act pay
105 enlisted men.* >., rate was "saved" will take a cut when their enlistments expire \

The maintenance crew not 'J unless they ship over the very next day, according to

only maintained the squadron's Navy Times. ,
16 AD-6 Skyraiders but also
accomplished Controller General Joseph than a day dropped to "
: more
six ir.'s{> yt Fi: rvttr Y .Y
complete engine '+ Campbell ruled that a period of $190. However, those who reen:

changes, each requiring 50 man- AWOL will not affect a man's listed a day later, will now be
hours labor. (Photo Page 6)). : saved pay status, but desertion paid the $20.60 a month which

Also during this period, the : : probaby will.SERVICE was withheld from them.
aircraft were all reconfigured to
officer Reservists is also saved
411 AS a temporary pay
carry "Buddy Stores" and Tacan
; can count for the numberof regardless if they were in actual
(Please turn to Page 6, Col. 4))
years needed for eligibility\ drill status on May 21, according Ito

for the new pay grades E-8 and the Controller General.Physicals .
V AHChief E-9.

_____.n____.___ ___m. m.m.mm.m__ __ '_..m..n.n___..______ ___n_. However, it won't count in determining -
Is Awarded RECEIVE PROMOTIONS A quartet of first class petty whether an' 0-1, 0-2 Due
officers at NAS Jax were promoted to chief petty ..officer in a or 0-3 will get extra longevity
recent ceremony as a result of F eet.wide examinations. Certificates First GradersPreschool
Bronze StarIn increases under the special pay
were presented the four new chiefs by Capt. Elliott W.
Parish Jr., (left) NAS Jax commanding officer. At the cere table for ex-enlisted created by examinations for
an impressive ceremonylast mony were (left to right) Capt. Parish George Hunt ACCA the May 20 pay law. military dependents enteringfirst
week, Comdr William D. (AP), Joseph Hockstrasser, ETCA William Wells, TE (RMCA) grade will be done at
Spiegel, skipper of VAH-1, pre- and Charles Weeks, AOCA.Hospital Defense has instructed serv- the Dependents' Clinic of the

sented the "Bronze Star Medal"to ices to pay the lowest possible NAS Jax Dispensary the afternoons

chief Daniel Webster. Answer rates involved. The E-4 monthly of Aug. 19 and 26.
The "Bronze Star Medal" is pay rate through May 31 was Appointment is not neces-

awarded to a person who $210.60, but with the new lawit sary, but children will not be
"while serving in any capacityin accepted for examination' after -
set at $190.
the U. S. Armed Forces, dis- Emergency Call For Blood 1430 or before 1230.

tinguishes himself by heroism or THE CONTROLLER'S say a Children must be accompanied

meritorious achievement or serv- Emergencies occur every hour of the day in hospitals, man whose enlistment is still by an adult. Take a

ices, in connection with militaryor however, a few weeks ago an extreme emergency occurred running will get the $210.60 un- school physical examinationform

naval operations against the at the Naval Hospital here. til he's promoted, so long as he along with you.
enemy.Lt The dispensary will be unable
BLOOD WAS desperately
(j jg) Jacob Orensky andR. needed for a patient sufferingwith awakened by a call from Lt. reenlisted the day after his dis- to handle preschoolexams

L. McDonald, AO1, were also an internal hemorrhage.Type Kuhlman, hurried to the hospital charge. on older children this

lauded by Cdr. Spiegel. blood needed was not for a series of blood tests, to Personnel discharged on or
Orensky and McDonald year.'J
successful available at either the Jacksonville (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 1)) after June 1, and who stayed out
scoring bullseyes aticicub
.. _. \.. _\.I- __ Blood Bank or the Red
uuiiiumg exercises ana
Cross Blood Bank, and it would
they were awarded membershipto -
the exclusive HatWing One have taken several days to receive -

bullseye club. the type needed.At .

Among other awards that were four in the morning, the

presented to chief Webster were doctor on duty, Lt. Vernon Kuhl-

the Victory Medal WWII, Armyof man, searched through files of
Occupation WWII, American the staff and found six corps-

Campaign, European African men with the. same type of
Middle Eastern Campaign and blood.
American Defense. THE CORPSMEN, after being

I Tower Cafeteria To ExpandlThings

are slightly upset at
be serving hot meals 24 hoursa
the NAS Jax Air Terminal Caf-
along with the old stand-
eteria nowadays, but its all for
by of sandwiches and coffee.
the best.
The cafeteria is undergoing a The seating capacity upon
major change which will include completion will be for approxi-
an ultra-modern dining mately 85, in contrast to the pre-

sent seating arrangements for ,.__ ., __ _. .....
room, all new equipment includ- [I. .,..*.. ..'_.to ?d;""'w""m""'>; 'C,44'C.lN: ; @::;* -
ing a salad bar and the regular 15. BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY The six hospital corpsmen pictured above came to the
cafeteria setting. While the remodeling job is aid of a patient at the Naval hospital in dire need of blood. With local blood banks out of that
Upon completion of the remodeling being done, 24-hour-a-day regu- type of blood, the corpsmen volunteered to contribute. They were presented certificates of appreciation
from Capt. Alton C. Aberneihy Hospital Commanding officer. Left to right are, Dale
which is slated for lar service is still available at Green, HN Mark Zimmerman, HA Leora Vogt HN Robert. Vestal. HN Shirley Decorah, HAl
early October, the cafeteria will the cafeteria. Joshua Collins, HN, and Capt. Aberneihy.I -


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Page 2 JAX Am NEWS 14 August 1358CapL -

..,. Summer Reading Fasron 109, VP-18 VAH-1

\lD'S K ladtlcm'fUI. With Program Sky Ends Party VAS, :; SquadronsVP16 I

Elliott W. Pariah Jr. _.... .. ... Commanding Officer
Comdr. Grayston IL Weber M.nM.......mm...... .M.. ..Y. .M.Mm.n ........ Executive Officer Tomorrow, Friday, is the night .
NAB Bixf Fleet.Ais JacksonvilleRear Plance Commander designation I
Adm. Wendell O. SWitzer .. ............. ... ............r.............?...,........... ....... CommanderCapt. for hundreds of Jacksonville
Seth S. Searcy Jr. ........................................................... Chief of Staff, Fairfax children who have taken part in Four men from Patrol Squadron last week. Congratulations.
Capt. Macpherson Williams .... ....... _..............?...... Chief of Staff NAB Six in rate .
fl.N..Af Wing Elevtn the "Bookworm Club" to receive 16 are due advances
Capt. Donald E. Macintosh ...._..............................................................."....... CommanderCapt. the May fleet- -
Thomas S. White ,.... ..".....................".... ........ ...... ... Chief Staff Officer certificates in the Sky Party at after passing VAH-l
i"Ai. Technical Training: Center: I II wide examinations. ,
Capt. Charles L. Moore. Jr. ........................................ .................. Commanding Officer I II the Gator Bowl at Annapolis Midshipmen were
I I Comdr. Wilfred E.. Fleshman ....:................................?....................?....... Executive Officer I will feature a They are N. G. Doering andC. the guest last week of Heavy
The Sky Party
Capt. Alton C. Abernethy ............M.Naval...........Hospital ........ Commanding Officer costume book pageant, presentation J. Rojas, both to AEM3; R. Attack Squadron One.
BTU.- and J. A. Wilson, bothto
V. Castle
Capt. Norman O. Anderson .........._........M..I.... ............................... Commanding. Officer of certificates{ plus displays Heavy One scheduled a full
Comdr. William E. Hardy ...............................?.................._.................. Executive Officer contributed by the Navy and ATR3. V. Cowart, having day for the "Middies", one that
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville Florida passed the test, is now a strikerfor left a lasting impression as to(
at no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVEXOS P-37 Air Force. ATR3. and
Rev. Nov 1945. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnelof potentialities capabilities of
Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station Naval Air Technical Training The Navy display will consistof ) I. D. Hunt and J. A. McNeill all-weather attack.
Center Fleet Air Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. the examinationand
Naval hospitaL I and also passed Each day began with a lecture
Service Information Officer ............'? ... Comdr. Charles M. Thomas models of the Sparrow are striking for rating of
Assistant. Service Information Wrroi: ........... ...JAndrewlm. Planer Regulus I missiles, two "space given by Comdr. G. E. Miller,
Editor Gordon Robbie; ::: PHI: B'11l ATN3. Commander Carrier Air
Weekes. JOSH. Dottie Johnson; Jim Billings, SN. Circulation Distribution, man" and the NATTCenter dis- into VP-16 Group
Mary Ann Kirchner.: SN. Staff agreh-iinZd P AN. New .men checking 17. At 1300 daily, the Midship.
The Jax Air News is a member : Press Service. play, "Conquest of Space", which recently are: Richard Powell,
viewed the impressive take-
Material appearing in this publication can be reprinted providing credit is men
given..Photographs unless. otherwise credited are official U. S. Navy photo- has been enjoyed by thousandsof AA, from VA-46, Cecil Field; off of four A3Ds using varying

graphs.Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone I. Jacksonville residents. James Stoner YN3, from VP-18; loads of MK-7 Jato bottles.
extensions 8184. 8348. 871 or HI ... James Strickland, AMI. from :
,.. After the takeoff, the ...u"'s
x v. VR-1, Patuxent River, Md., and adjourned to the sea wall to

Edward Moering, ADC, from witness simulated low-level mine

Receiving Station, Charleston, S. laying operations. Practice bombs

C. were dropped parallel to the sea
Virgil Mertz, CS2 was swornin wall and within a short distanceof
for a six-year reenlistmentAug.
the viewers.
5, by Comdr. J. W. Clark,
VP-16 commanding officer.

*VP-18. Bailey, WatermanWin

VP-18's display program went AEA( ) HonorCarl
r agoro
As + a
into high gear again this week,

when a second group of Mid- Bailey, AEAN, of Del

shipmen arrived at NAS Jax. Paso Hgts., Cal and Alfred Wa-

While photographers were busy terman, AEAN, of Rochester, N.
: + ,
i33 .wa.N'
vi,; ".' rRa ksvw snapping pictures, "Middies"were Y. shared top honors in last

.. ? told about the patrol phaseof week's graduation of Aviation

ASW, given instruction on Electricians Mate School, ClassA

duties of plane crew members, at NATTCenter.

and got the feel of the P2V-7 by Bailey, who entered the Navyin

operating the controls from the August of 1954, will report

cockpit. Several "Middies" were I to AETU, 'North Island, Cal., for

m n,'__ ."...'nW"." _,. w.wo. .."'.. .' ...w _. ._ taken on operational Patrol duty, while Waterman, who entered -
Flights.Lt the Navy in July 1957,
COMPLETE COURSE Thirty-two supervisors at NAS Jax recently computed 60 hours
of basic supervisor training and received certificates from Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr., Station (Jg) J. F. Blakeford and will report to Barrier Serron No.

commanding officer. Front row, (leftto right) are, Margaret Boatwright Anna Faircloth. Catherine Lt. (jg) J. M. Fitzpatrick left 2, Barrier Point, Hawaii, for
Speer, Capt. Parish, Barbara Fowler and Shirley Collier. Second row Edward ShetteL William this week to attend D. C. schoolin duty.
McDowell, Ward Chance. Benton Underwood and W. R. Grimes. Third row, Herman Dix, Norfolk, Va. Harold Vining, AE1, of Pom-
H. S. Hall, Ernest Newberg, William Hiers and Arthur Brown. Rear Gerald McLeod,Robert Kelly
Ernest Fell. Edward Clary, Sidney Wilds and Willis Cannon. Absent were Robert Neeld, VP-18 welcomes Lt. G. E. Ray- ton Plains, N. J., captured top
Frank Baker, Nadine Barnes. David Baggs, T. M. DeBevoise, J. C. Oates. Harley Flowers Jr., mer aboard this week. Lt. Ray- honors in last week's graduationat
Charles Carr, C. T. Hundley and C. 'W. Mann Jr. mer's last duty station was VX- Aviation Electrician's Mate

1, Key West, Fla. School, Class B at NATTCenter.
Voting Information
Comdr. J, M. McGhee, Exe- Vining, who entered the Navyin

WEEKEND TIDES cutive officer of VP-18 and LcdrB. January, 1945, will report to

Registration Permanent HIGH LOW Howard and Lt. (j jg) C. G. VS-32, Quonset Point, R. I., for
Gerhan received
_. AM PM AM PM their patrol duty.

Fri. 7:39: 8:04: 1:32: 1:46
For Handful Of
StatesThe Sat. 8:28: 8:51: 2:18 2:35:

Sun.. 9:17: 9:40: 3:04 3:26: Supply Honor Employee
Office of Armed Forces Information and Education, I

DOD, and the States have joined forces to help persons who,

by virtue of their service in the Armed Forces, will be ab- To apply, request in writing Award Goes To Steen

sent from their legal voting places in this general election a "Military .Registration Card" .

year. from the Tax Collector, Tax Congratulations to Howard
CALIFORNIA Commissioner or the Registrarof Steen, Supervisory Management Ala. He attended Auburn for

Servicemen from Californiamay every four years. If you regis- your county.To Analyst, Planning Division of one year.
register to vote when applying tered in 1956, you do not haveto NAS Jax Supply Department. NAS
get an absentee ballot, fill He began his career at
for re-register unless failedto
an absentee ballot. If you
out a Federal Post Card Appli- Steen has been selected "Sup- Jax in August of 1941 as assistant -
you have registered but have vote in the preceding two
cation and send it to the Ordi- ply personality of the month"for property and supply
not voted in the last primaryor general elections, have moved, or
nary (County Probate Judge) August for his excellent con- clerk, coming here from the Department -
general election changed
must your name.
you I of your county. Fill out your tribution to the overall missionof of Agriculture at
register again.To register, a may
ballot quickly and return to the the Supply Dept. Florala, Ala.HOWARD.
get an absentee ballot, mail apply for an "Absentee Registration -
a Federal Post Card Applicationto Affidavit" when applyingfor designated place promptly. Bal- Although Steen's duties are

your County Clerk. Ballot his absentee ballot. Requestthe lots may be requested any time strictly of a staff nature, his .

will be mailed to you as earlyas affidavit from the Depart- before an election. enthusiasm, aggressiveness, tact iiS.i

20 days before election. Exe- ment of Elections in your countyat IDAHO and understanding have been an

cute the registration form, if any tine during the general Registration is permanent un- 'outstanding contribution to an

required, mark the ballot and election year, except during the less you failed to vote in a excellent working relationship

return both to the county clerk 30 days before the general elect- general election or changed legal between line and staff.
residence from one precinct to
promptly.CONNECTICUT ion.To procure an absentee' ballot, another. Servicemen may regis- Under his able guidance, the ?l

ter by completing the Supply Dept. has recently instituted '
Registration here is perma- request your county Departmentof registra- 1
nent. Servicemen not registeredmust Election mail you the ballot. I tion and voting certificate formon a program for inven- : ,, .

request by Federal Post This is done with a Federal Post the back of the ballot envelope torying all materials in stockon tG' 's Lti}
a wall-to-wall t a t'
Card Application or any other Card Application. I I you receive upon applica- basis. $

form of writing the official State GEORGIA tion for absentee ballot.To His efforts in developing pro- < : a

form "Application by memberof Registration is permanent for apply, request in writingan cedures, scheduling inventories ;,.. ;
the Armed Forces of the persons who have registeredsince absentee ballot from your by segments, coordinating oper-

United States for Admission as 1948, provided they have county clerk any time up to five ations of several organizational

an Elector." To do this, applyto voted at least once every two days before a general election.A components and evaluating results -

your town clerk at any time. years and have not been disenfranchised friend or relative may make have been an outstanding

Federal Post Card Applicationsfor under laws of the: application in your behalf, also. example of superior performance .. .: .
absentee ballots wilt'be accepted State. Unregistered members of -

no'earlier than two the Armed Forces may apply Daffynishuns: Sleep that

months before the election. for registration by absentee pro- which you don't get enough of Steen was born in Monterey, TV'Steen.

DELAWAREGeneral friend the night' before Ala. ._.. _u_.__ __ ,.
cess, or a relative or a you wake up and graduated from Butler :::"" R ; ;" :og::<.w..iyr..iv'
registration is held may apply for them. half a-. County High School Supply
Greenville, employee-of-month for August.



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8 14 August 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page :3With

vT Tiny Pinhole Could Have Been Cause Of Power Failure I IThe

y. ff
power failure that hit could be dangerous.The in the Station's electrical system, This year, Public Works sent

VAS Jax August 1 could have involved feeders supply were originally designed to car- Congress another request at

resulted from a hole no larger ry the full load in the areas higher priority.
n power to an area including Sup-
than a pinhead, according to ply Department, Administration served but with the tremendous "THE PICTURE isn't as bad as

Comdr. R. F. Duelfer, Assistant Building, Station Brig, Dispensary growth of the .Station, one feeder it looks," averred Comdr. Duel-
Public Works Officer. line alone can't be used to
I and Hangars 113 through fer "We may not even need another -
'The hole, formed by termites 116. supply the needed power. feeder line, if either of

e or rust, occurred in a cable feeder "
Reason for the request for "Any improvements will cost the others don't burn .out again.
y where it
crossed another
sections of the Station to in excess of $60,000," says Comdr.
feeder in a' manhole," said As far as the cost resulting
cut their load by turning off' Duelfer. Such an amount can be
11 TheToastmasteis Comdr. Duelfer. from the power failure is con-
It'o WATER SEEPED into the pin- lights and air conditioners was approved only by Congress cerned, the savings gained from
due to the condition of the burn- through the Annual Shore Sta-
hole and caused an explosion not using power should partly
which disintegrated the feeder ed feeder, said Comdr. Duelfer.HE tion Development Program. compensate for the cost in splic-
The August 9 meeting of Mar-
Ife Nav-Easy 7 Toastmasters turned and burned the other feeder to STATED that the two Last year, Congress refused to ing damaged cable, said Comdr.

the point where an overload feeders, numbers three and four provide the Station with funds.
out to be the most interestingand .

enjoyable of the year.

p The meeting was at Larry Mc-

Leod's cabin on Mid Lake at Navy Wives 1tfJ

g Keystone Heights.All ; .
members, wives and chil-
dren were attired in swim suits. Corner

A few folks were seated !in inner -

0e tubes while some were just Navy Wives Club No. 86 held ra + Thursday, August 14

0s standing inside the tubes. its regular meeting at the Dewey Mainside Buchanan Rides

The meeting, you see, was Park Clubhouse last week. Alone (western) with Randolph

a e held in four feet of water at Hostesses were Mesdames John Scott and Craig Stevens. Also,

the lake. And some members Trout, W. R. Yentsch, John Con- Oamphas.

had to brave the water withoutany naughton, Victor Galbraith, William -I NATTCenter She Played

inner tubes.President Joyner and John Tries. ; tti''I With Fire (mystery melodrama)
"Harve" Harville with Jack Hawkins and Arlene
Mrs. Yentsch was elected and
opened the meeting, then toast- installed vice-president of the Dahl. One show, 1900 only. Also,
master McLeod passed the meet- l The Green Archer, Chapter 1.
Club. Mrs. John Davis and Mrs.
ing over to Dick Murphy, the ,.. Hospital = Raw Wind In Eden
Joyner were appointed helpersto
topicmaster.The (color melodrama) with Eden
the Not New Shop Commit- c c z
lecturn for the day wasa tee. ? a} iF, (color melodrama) with Esther

'. life raft turned bottoms up. Williams and Jeff Chandler. Also -
wives Mrs. Barney Meyers was ap- Mad Hatter.
t After speeches were given, ,
asked to give rebuttals. pointed Scrapbook Chairman.
11'r were Friday, August 15
Guests at the meeting includedMrs.
S Present were Mr. and Mrs. Mainside Ulysses (color
E. H. Bokannon Mrs. Leo-
McLeod, Mr. and Mrs. Harville, adventure drama) with Kirk
nard Derleth and Mrs. James
Y Mr. and Mrs. Murphy, Mr. and ,14}r 1S : Douglas and Silvana Mangani.!

t Mrs. Bob Leffler, Kenny Ken- Wilson. ,t One show, 1900 only. Also Rocky

' yon, Roy Suberly and Paul Un- The Club has planned a "Jit- Road to Ruin.

derwood. ney Dinner" to be held Saturday NATTCenter-Buchanan Rides

., from 1700-2000 at the Clubhouse Again.
). "1\\[ Prices will be five cents per Hospital She Played With
portion and there'll be a varietyto
r ,.f ;
\ JCf select from.
Saturday. August IS
".(..' Mrs. Larry Streiber, Mrs. Mainside Vertigo (color my-

p Thomas Bennett, Mrs. William stery drama) with James Stew-
ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL Kutzer and Mrs. Wilbert Wagnerare
11'f art and Kim Novak. One show
e Sunday August 17 in charge of this affair. 1900 only. Also, Captain Out-

0930 Sunday School, three The Not New Shop is con- rageous.

year-olds through adults, Bldg. ducting a drive for anything not .....,_u_ """ ,.- i\j_ Kiddie matinee Mainside

I 0r 722; Service of, Divine Worship, new. For pickup service, call SPEED RECORD HOLDER Lcdr. Gordon Gray gases theater) The Searchers (color
I reminiscently at A4D-1 Sky hawk of VA-44, the aircraft in
Chaplain Osman.
Mrs. Jean CO 48002or
Capone at drama with John and
r ) Wayne
which he
set the closed course world speed record. Flying at
1100 Divine Worship, Chap- Mrs. Sarah Watermolen at 300 feet over the 500-kilometer course, Lcdr. Gray maintained Natalie Wood. Also, The Green

lains Reagan and Davis. EV 9-8238, or take it to the Shop, average speed of 695 mph. Veteran of 3.000 hours In 26 air- :Archer, Chapter 1. .
1800 Teen-age Fellowship, located next to the Station bank craft types, he has made 237 carrier landings and flew 58 sorties NATTCenter Ulysses.
Bldg. 722. in Korea. Lcdr. Gray is currently undergoing the instru
facility. Buchanan Rides
Hospital -
of merit refresher course at VA 44.
1930 United Fellowship Again.

Protestants, Bldg. 722. Sunday, August 17

Monday, Augusi 18 Hanzlik Tops AO Grads ComFair Jax Chief Staff Mainside Fort Massacre

1900 Singspiration, Bldg. William Hanzlik, AOAN, of (color outdoor drama) with Joel

722. Minn. Post Goes To LukerCapt. McCrea and Susan Cabot. Also,
r Thursday, August 21 Minneapolis, gained top Capt. Land of Laughter.

1915 .- All Saint's Chapel honors in last week's graduationat NATTCenter Yertigo.

Choir Rehearsal, All Saints Aviation Ordance School ClassA George R. Luker, commanding officer of the anti- Hospital Ulysses.

; Chapel. at NATTCenter. submarine carrier USS Lake Champlain (CVS-39)), will as-

ST. EDWARDS CHAPEL Hanzlik, who entered the Navyin sume new duties Sept. 8 as Chief of Staff and aide to Com- Monday, August 18
II Schedule of MASS mander Fleet Air, Jacksonville. He will relieve Capt. SethS. Mainside Marjorie MorningS
June 1953, will report to NAS, tar (color romantic' drama).
Searcy Jr.
Sunday, August 17
t Minn. for Natalie Wood. One show, 1900
Minneapolis, duty.
0830 1000 Sunday. A GRADUATE of the Naval
only. Also, Fresh (0639) Daily. Academy, class of 1933, Capt.
NATTCenter Fort Massacre.
ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL Searcy has held his present post New ClassificationsDue Hospital Vertigo.
Naval Hospital since August 1956.He'll Some CS Jobs

0639 Catholic Mass. return to Washington, 'Tuesday, August 19
NAS Jax Civil Service
'. ,. per-
Mainside Saddle The Wind
0930 Service of Divine Wor- f nrfyr hf D. C. for his next assignment, sonnel engaged as equipment -

ship, Chaplain Bryant. this time in the Bureau of Naval specialist and personnel tech- (color western), Robert Taylorand
Julie London. Also Fortress
j Latter Day Saints (Mormon) Personnel. nician in general supply area ,

Tuesday 1930, Bldg. 751. Prior to assuming command of and engineering technicians, Formosa.
NATTCenter Mor-
Christian Science Tuesday the "Champ", Capt. Luker serv- can look forward to revised

1.900 Bldg. 751. ed as Chief of Staff to the Chiefof job classificatings which may ning Hospital Star. Fort Massacre.

Naval Air Technical Train- result in pay raises.

Hearing Association ing at Memphis, Tenn. The Civil Service Commis- Wednesday, August 20
sion issued Mainside Mr. Roberts (color -
THE NEW ComFair Jax Chiefof new classification
I Seeks MembershipsAny Staff graduated from the standards for many type jobs. drama) with Henry Fonda
personnel of the Naval Academy in 1932. Classification revisions for and James Cagney. Also, The
wishing to become a memberof Green Archer, Chapter 2.
many more types of Federal
Luker commanded Headquarters -
Handicapped Capt.
i the Hearing of Jacksonville Squadron 11 during the positions are due to be com- NATTCenter Saddle The
Association pleted by end of the Wind.
should contact Lt. (jg) Steve latter part of WWII and subse- year.
Commander of Carrier The Commission is in the Hospital Marjorie MorningStar.
Breslauer of VA-44, or phone quently was
Ar Air Group 86 aboard the process of issuing new and .
EV 8-4284. revised job classification stan-
USS Wasp in the Pacific."A .
The Association has dards involving more than "What cigaret do you smoke",
formed for the purpose of help-: half million
a government
statesman knows everything asked the poll taker.
ing parents of deaf children CAPT. LUKER New Chief classified employees. "
; a politician knows every- "Any given brand the poor
and to I
understand the problem of Staff and aide to Commander 11
body." Old French Proverb tudent replied.l .
assist in overcoming It. Fleet AIr.


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4 JAX AIR NEWS 14 August, 1958

Officer Retention
At Naval Air Station ,

Air Controlmen Attend Hike Plan Still

Firm Navy SaysWith

New Training Program. or without a law per-
mitting the involuntary early

The entire air traffic control system is undergoing a retirement of regular service officers -

tremendous change, a small part of which is a new training the Navy's announced
and i
program for all personnel in the Navy's Air Traffic Control plans for promotion retention
will remain
of officers
Division ,at' NAS Jax.
: the same this fiscal year, report!
Purpose of the program is to ti (
train every man to be proficientin Radar will greatly increase the ; Navy Times.
situation Bu-
This is the as
all 'phases of ATC from number of training and opera-
ground control to radar control. tional flights by fleet units bas- Pers planners see it:
will either cc
ed at NAS Jax and Cecil Field, 1-Early retirement ,
THE TRAINING program itself of about
be forced or requested
and is an aid in the Navy's con-
takes approximately four tinuous of aviation 176 captains and of all com-
months and during this time program
manders who have 20 yearsin
men are instructed in various safety. but have twice missed selection -

aspects of air control and the FOLLOWING each of these to captain.2Promotions .

study of local air traffic regu- phases the men receive practical from three \\o 9

lations, along with practical on-the-job training. four stripes and from lieutenan,

training. During the years of air traffic """ _.....____. YMW ..-.........- commander to commander will\ 1
Under the guidance of CWO control, there has never beenan AIR TRAFFIC CLASSROOMS An intensive training go to about half of the numbei:* 1i

James Breeze, this new program air accident due to negli- program for air traffic controlmen at NAS Jax is currently in the zone for the first time. i

began the first of June, after gence of the controller. underway. Men are receiving instruction in all phases of air 3-Promotions / to lieutenant t f
three months of preparation. and traffic control. Men around table ''in upper photo represent commander will go to about 80()
This shows that extensive pilots in the approach control phase. They are, left to right
planning. training and extreme accuracy (clockwise) L. C. Poultin AC2; R. H. Muller, ACC; J. M. per cent of those in the zone

Personnel taking part are all attributes to the excellent per- Senf, AC1, and Robert LeMay, AC2. The group is feeding W. for the first time.4Reversions .
air traffic control men and spec- B. Coates ACC, (right, in below photo) problems a pilot re- to temporary officers -
formance of air traffic control- lates the real controller. With Coates is Marvin Nelson,
ialists in various phases of Air to will not be used unless astrength'
lers, military and civilian. Civilian Air Operations Specialist.P2V's .
Control. ___ I cut, in addition to that

t THE TRAINING chief, R. A. already planned, is ordered.
5-No Reserve officers will bo
Muller, ACC, has overall super-
vision of assigning personnel to Ny riffed if the present strength

various classes. plan is followed.
These plans, will be good Until u
Instructors are G. A. Anderson -
next June 30. What happens af, n
ACC, tower chief, who sup-
ter that depends what Con
ervises training in upon .
on-the-job c P
the tower when the IFR Phaseis -. gress does'between now and g

completed; Marvin Nelson, V then.
: Professor: "You, in the backof Details of promotion plans and
Civilian Air Operations Specialist -
the room. What was the date the forced attrition plans were
who worked out details and
of the signing of the Magna discussed in Navy Times last s)
instructs classes on the practical '
Carter?" week. These of
phases of IFR, and J. A. Voss, N'" on passage
"I dunno." the so called White ChargerBill
AC1, who conducts classes on
"You don't, eh? Well, let's try pending before Congress. If ta
basic introduction to local air
traffic control. something else. Who was Bon- the bill passes, the requests become -
nie Prince Charles?" demands. a
There are several phases in 5Ezk "I dunno."

the program, such as Air Oper- w "Well, then, can you tell me The village blacksmith finally t(

ations, which is an indoctrination what the Tennis i Court Oath found an apprentice willing to
into local conditions and
reg- was?" work hard at low pay for long Gt

ulations affecting ATC. at Navy "Nope." hours. }

Jax.THE "I assigned all that stuff Fri- The smith began his instruct-

MEN are also requiredto aHolds day! What were you doing last ions to the lad: "When I take

master dispatching, which is night?" the shoe out of the fire, I'll U

training in the checking and "Drinking beer with some lay it on the anvil, and when I '..1I

transmission of flight plans. VP-16 Training friends." nod my head, you hit it with

The control of take-offs, land- "You were! What audacity to this hammer."

ings and aircraft in the local stand there and tell me that! The apprentice did just as he

traffic pattern is still another How do you expect to pass this was told. Now HE'S the village

facet of the training program.The Syllabus For Brazilians course?" blacksmith.

men must also learn approach "I don't, mister. Ya see, I

control, which is the con- just come in to fix the radiator.'" I
Patrol Squadron 16 completed a two-month maintenance *
trolling of instrument departuresand
approaches. Still another training syllabus for the Brazilian Air Force today. A despondent officer left head-

The training included a seriesof and climbed into his
phase is Surveillence Radar, quarters
from the U. S. sometimethis I
lectures and actual on-the- -
training in the use of radar in fall under an agreement of official car."Where fr __ .ti:. (
designed to famil- "
job training to, sir? asked the
performing the function of
ap- the Mutual Air Defense Pro-
iarize the group of 23 enlistedmen driver. ,
proach control.
and five officers of the BAF gram. 1
Men training in IFR are required with maintenance of the Navy's This first group will be followed "Drive off the cliff," the officer J {.v I

to learn'! flight patternsin Neptune P2V. by a second unit of flying said. "I'm committing sui- ,
this restricted area, how 'to personnel. VP-16 will instruct cide. .
THE BRAZILIAN officer-in- tel.kt
separate aircraft and to stack them in anti-submarine warfare

them at different levels for approaches charge, Major Napoleao Meirelles operational tactics, navigationand E-7 Wives Hold
de Castro, announced that
to landings in bad familiarization with the
weather. many ,of the Navy's proceduresand P2V.-5F aircraft.AS Monthly MeetingThe ;
techniques learned here'will I
PART of the on-the-job ) !
Couple of feuding cats were be used by his squadron and the training, two Brazilians com- regular monthly meetingof ,
Fasron Unit when he and .his the E-7 Wives Club was held .
about to have a duel. "Shall we pletely disassembled, repaired :iS. a ces _
fight to the death," demandedone men return to their base at Sal- and reinstalled propellers on Monday evening with' Kay Bow-

or just make it the best vador, Brazil. two VP-16 aircraft. They did man presiding. n

out of nine lives." The Brazilians will receive 14 the entire job themselves. Special entertainment was pre-

Despite the language problem, sented by the .Malainai Dancers p
from the La Compte School of mss" tltc
both Brazilians and Americans

I \ Tax Mothers Club Near? I I agree that the training programhas Dance. j

I.. I proven to be very worth- New guests and prospective

The Florida state organizer of formed shall be to promote a while and successful. members present were: Betty

the Navy Mothers,Club of Amer- : program of educational, welfare Instructors remarked. that the Purcell, Ouida Vaughn, Margaret y >

ica will be at the Ambassador' and social interest between parents Brazilians were particularly Williams, Jean Le Compte, n

Hotel in Jacksonville tomorrow and to extend relief to adept and extremely hard work- Kitty Hoguo, Jean Shuster, Bet- ::2tj I

(Friday). needy members, dependents and ing. ty McLarney, Beveral Willer, C

The representative will inter- relatives. Ruth Beck, Betty Helleman, Jill 4 ., l

view mothers of sea service sons Mothers of active members of Boy:: "Shine your shoes, mister Thompson, Grace Andrews and i;

and daughters. A local Navy recruiter the Navy, Marine Corps and ?" Sara Watkins. f'

will also be on hand. Coast Guard are eligible to join. Man: "No. Refreshments were served fol- LIVING ; v

Hours of interviewing will be The Mothers Club is a'national Boy: "I'll shine 'em, so you lowing the meeting by June sofa, celebrating DAHL its -lOOlh Minne. r rj

1000-1200 and 1300-1500. organization with 800 charters' can see your face in 'em." Quade. All E-7 Wives are invited of statehood, displays some year of j :

Purposes for which the Navy, issued nationally and '10 clubs Man: "No." to attend the next meeting its natural beauty in the formof IPage

Mothers Club of America is in Florida. Boy: "I don't blame you." September 8, at 1930. Minnesota Arlene Dahl, a lass the s
Gophers go fer.


1 'I 1

Augwi 18SS
14 JAX AIR NEWS Page 5

TheWATER Rudy Boyd Snares

LINEA All-Navy Golf Title

15-hour course in swim-

ming and diving for boys 10 I

years and older is planned to Perseverance paid off for Ensign Rudy Boyd, the hand

begin at Pool 614 Aug. 15 at [ some, blonde swinger from NABTC Pensacola when he

0800 and will run for two hours stayed in there after finishing fourth in two: recent tourntes

each Friday and Saturday. to.capture top jewels in the All-Navy Golf Tournament dt

Successful completion of this IN AS:: jax jvionaay.
course, which should finish Boyd, last man on both the'
Sept. 6, could lead to four accomplishments 6ND and South Atlantic Re- hold onto the lead despite a final -

: gional qualifying teams, was not round 77

1. Boy Scout merit badge in to be denied this time. He start- Second-place was copped by

swimming; 2. Boy Scout life- ed with a smooth. 74 on roundsof tiny mite Gene Witzel, the yeo-
man chief from Charleston
saving merit badge; 3. AmericanRed 38-36. .
Lant who registered a 297, two
Cross Swimmers Card, and HE MASTERED the par ,
4. American Red Cross Lifesaving 7,000-yard Station course on the strokes over Boyd's effort.

i Qualifications (j junior boys, next round coming in with a WITZEL. Atlantic Fleet
one-under 71, touring the incom- champion and former 6ND titlist
12-16, seniors, 16 and above). .... ..... ...
:v. "" ing nine in 34 after recording a while stationed at Sanford, had
Interested persons should reg- VP-18 BEATS STATION CHAMPS.;.. Bill Smith of VW-4 37 going out. scorecards of 72-77-75-73.
ister not later than 0800 day of (left) attempts to administer "crushing blow to Lcdr. Tom Rav-
first instruction at Special Ser- esi of VP.18 during a recent grudge bowling match between the Boyd was the third round Third-place honors went to
vices Office in 614. two squadrons at the Mainside alleys last week. Lcdr. Ravesi, leader after posting a smooth former professional Dick "Red"
Building member of the winning VP.18 team, retaliates by "beaning" 73, matching first nine par and Bury of Little Creek, Va. His
Charge oS $1.50 per person will Smith. Although the 'Cane Hunters' managed to win the first going over on one hole on the card 76-71-75-78. Fourth
be made to defray two games, VP.18 came back to best the Station champions in
expenses. back holes. He was able to to Mike Schuller of VR-8
the final three tilts. goes
Maximum number of boys for .
.... at llickam field in iionoiuiu,
the course will be 25. .. \ ,' ,author of a 73-75-78-74 card.
State .
SightseeingTours .
I Boyd, former Northwestern
The Greater Jacksonville Sail- t JAIAE ; U. golfing star, took a 40 on the

ing competition was held at a AvailableAt ',' . SPO" R.18. first nine holes of Monday's final -
regatta at the BOQ pier Sunday, r' ;
sotto and was a mere one
with the club : xws \ : :
Navy as host. Five Special Rates .. ; .stroke ahead of the onrushing

minutes before starting time, t. .!.,, >+:;. .-::.,''t'4"1'}' .I.I.!!E;.' SiM'yN.4; : !": Witzel at the turn.
what had been a fresh breeze Special Services Departmentat ', .i'" !, .:,,, : .. "I.X ; ?x;:" : ."';: .
diminished until at the startinggun NATTCenter has arrangedfor '
a near calm existed.Al a brace of trips to interest- Tax Navy Tankmen Make played better on the back side
to come in with a 37 and final
Johnson in his cruiser ing parts of Florida for the com-
of 295.
"Rawlins" was caught near the ing weekend.On Showing In City MeetJax tally
shallows Boyd leads Witzel, Bury,
and drifted aground. Saturday, (August 16)) a Schuller and Lcdr. Jim Kinder
Two other boats had to resortto has 17-man entered in the
aggregation an-
trip to Marineland, Florida's famous Navy a into the Interservice Golf Tour-
tow and a third disqualified oceanarium, is scheduled nual City Swimming Meet currently underway at the Hend- slated for Fort Leavenworth,
( himself by starting his motor where strange and wonderful ricks Avenue'Pool on Jacksonville's Southside. Kan., Aug. 19-22.

and leaving what had becomea sights of sea life are on display.On TIME TRIALS were scheduled
workouts with to future
an eye Kinder i defending All-Navy
"drifting" race. Tuesday night with 10 events
Sunday, August 17, a tripto contests. Competitive swimminghas champion, made the top five
After two hours, the more determined slated. Finals were on tap last
world famous Silver Springsis been approved for twelve thanks mainly to a threeunderpar
were rewarded by a on tap. Rides on the unique night. months of the year here. 69 achieved on Sunday's
I fair breeze that brought Lt (jg) Events scheduled are: 50yardfreestyle
glass bottom boats are available, round.
Gene Guazzo of VW-4 across 100-yard breaststroke,
[the line in two hours, 12 minutes, plus Ross Allen's reptile insti- 200-yard freestyle, 100-yard ALTHOUGH the Pensacolaman
32 seconds. tute, the. Carriage Cavalcade, backstroke, 100-yard freestyle, Splints, Sparks failed to defend the title
typical Seminole Indian Villageand he's twice previously, Walt
100-yard butterfly, 400-yard
Eleven boats participated in
the many other attractions. freestyle, 200-meter individual Golf LeadersAction Axcell, the 1957 All-Navy Seniors
| afternoon's gruelling run.
in the final week of champion, won again with
astest time was made in the Transportation for both trips medley, 200-meter medley relay
and the 200-meter freestyle. re- play in the NATTCenter intramural a 72-hole total of 313.
uicide class by Bert Verwayn will leave from the NATTCenter -
21134. golf competitionfound Hal Doherty of the USS Bryce
Navy Exchange, Building lay.Also on the card for last night's the Support Splinters Canyon, with 318, and Tony

517, at 0900. A transportationcost finals was competition in three- sweeping the six point set to Grego of Green Cove Springs,

ivilian Golfers of 25 cents for the Marine- meter diving. win second half honors. also 318, are other Seniors mak-
EVENT is high of The Center championship is interservice.
land trip, and 50 cents for Silver THE a spot ing it to the
the local swimming season each at stake today, as the first'half Outside of Boyd and Grego,
!el Annual Fling Springs will be charged. year. Jax Navy is expected to winners, AE School, and the I no other Sixth Naval District \

Entries for the 1958 Station Special reduced prices are fare pretty well in the meet. Splinters square off for the golfer qualified for the All-

ivilian Golf Tournament are available to military! personnelby Following! this meet, the Jax crown. Service golf show.

oming in at a rapid clip, with showing identification card. Navy swimmers will continue COMDR. R. Q. "Bob" Wallace,

o names on the dotted Ii n e with an opening 81 apparently

hrough last Monday. too-stifling a score, was unableto

Qualifying rounds for flight get started, finishing with a

ositions are slated Aug. 2431t 72-hole mark of 304.

Hyde Park Golf Course. Wallace, 6ND king and South

Ensuing rounds will also be Atlantic Regional runner-up finished -
three strokes ahead of
ontested on the cityownedinks.
[ Earvin Scott of Green Cove

Score cards must be turnedon ..} ..y 757779307.Springs, who. had rounds of 76-

succeeding rounds by Sept. 1tLJ

.Y', 14 and 21. !

In addition to prizes for winners Donnelly Byron Win

and runners-up of various
[flights, there will be surprise Shuttlecock TourneyBy

[prizes given weekly throughout taking three straight games,
[the tourney. 15-6, 15-4, 15-6, Eugene Byron

n Entries should be forwardedto teamed with James Donnelly,

[ {he Tournament Chairman, both of AE School, to win the

[IRD, Building 907, NAS Jax. NATTCenter intramural doubles
badminton championship last
Comprising the tourney com-
week.In .
mittee are Charley Able, IRD;
[Richard Cleveland, O & R; Bill %x w the best three out of five

Gouchnour, O & R, and Jack playoff, the Sparkles defeated

|Byars, O & R. Leonard Martin and Roger Wil-
of NAWS School.
Go on out each week and stay 1: ', ....h... .... son
: ''''-''"'''''m''N> m.
in competition, it may be worth- LOCAL COMFAIR JAX SOFTBALL ENTR t Fleet Air Wing 11, composed mainly of By virtue of this win, the
while. men from Patrol Squadrons 16 and 18 and VAP-2. cnte-ed the recent ComFair Jax Softball crown in both singles and
Tourney held at NAS Jax's Enterprise Field and finished runner-up to V AH.? of Sanford. doubles will adorn the AE
Fastest to become a man Team members arc, front row (left to right) Charles Floyd, VP-18; Alfred Wageman, VP-16: School's trophy case. Donnellywas
way Ken Horton, VP-18) Wesley Blocker, VAP-62: Ed Brown, VP-18, and Lt (jg) Bob Naab, VP-16. the victor ,in singles com-
about town is to run into 'a Rear, LI (jg) Bill Penwell, VAP-62; Jim Carmichael, VP-18: Joe Hardeman VP-18: Lt ((3g) Jim
speeding train. Brown, VP-18, and Ben Fish Fasron 1C9. petition.



,Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS; 14 August 1958


$.T' 00 Reward Awaiting soq'xol gt3} a yas axi?k '' z ,

Freedoms WritersLast w For Rent
2-Bedroom Unfurn. Cor. Lot
house. 3709 Randall St. $85 Mo.
year, Air Force M/Sgt. Charles E. Buchanan won $1,000.He Ext-8498 before 1600, EV 7-6801
didn't win it on a quiz show. He didn't win it on a 20 to one after. Mrs. Sparks.
shot at the track '
---He--won -iCbY expressing on 4 3-Bdrm Unfurn. house. $85 Mo.

paper better than anyone else I Second prize in the $10,000 con. NAS, EV 7-7048. Fields.
in the service Just what was cash awards program is $500. 1-Bdrm 1958 house, trailer Az-
meant by "My Task-Protecting The following 50 best letters will I 1 ss alea Trailer Park, 6301 Roosevelt -

America's Freedom." win $100 and the next 50, $50 Lot 77.
each. r Room, bath. Gentleman. 3602
THAT WAS the Freedoms ,
ALL MONEY winners and Oak Street. EV 9-5354, Johnson.
Foundation theme for 1957. This
those receiving honorbale men- 2-Bdrm House Unfurn. newly
the Foundation has r
a new
year iton will be given George Wash- dec. $85 Mo. 1467 Ingleside Ave.
theme, but the prize is sitll $1,000for
ington Honor Medals. conven. NAS EV 9-0746 after
the best letter. .
Entries, which may not exceed 1800 week days. All day Sunday.
The serviceman who writes
500 words, shoud} be mailed to Boone.
the best letter on "My Part in
the Freedoms Foundations, Val- 2-Bdrm House, Unfurn. 'tile
Winning Friends For Freedom"will
ley Forge, Pa., any time before bath, scr. porch $60 Mo. chil-
take top honors in the 1958
Nov. 1, 1958. No formal entry dren. North Shore EL 6-332.
Letter Writing Awards
program. '
blanks are required. Christofoli.

HospitalContinued LETTERS may be typed or Y_ _1_Jks... "a.__,'<9 2-Bdrm Bungalow Unfurn. kit.
written side of equip next to Boone
on one the paper VALIONS EARN "WELL DONE" Officers and men of Park, con.
( from Page 1)) only. The entrant's name and Attack Squadron 15 "worked overtime" during July to record NAS and Cecil.EV 8-2573.Burns
match the patients blood per- both: military and home addresses 1,202 flight hours. During the month, the maintenance crew 3-Bdrm Brick House 2 baths.
must be printed legibly. accomplished six engine changes requiring fifty man hours (Ortega Hills) 7341 PinevilleDr.
fectly. labor each. The has flown hours in the six
squadron 5,200 past .
The top winners from each of $125 Mo. EV 7-5371.
Three corpsmen possessed the months with 2,140 of these coming in the past two months. Maronav
correct amount of hemoglobin the services will be among the Looking over the outstanding marks are J. M. Dirsa, ADC, and 3-Bdrm Home,kit. equip., 4658
needed< for the patient. These 10 entrants invited to Valley Comdr W. J. Gray, VA 15 skipper. Cates Ave. Conven. NAS and

three then donated blood to pro- Forge for presentation of the Cecil $115 Mo. Ext-789. Watkins.

long the life of another human. awards on Washington's, Birth- 4-Room cottage, Niblet St. EV-

The corpsmen called upon for day, Feb. 22, 1959. (AFPS), Traffic Tickets Issued,I 8-5503. Belisario.
this humanitarian act were 2-Room apt., bath 3873 Her-

Leora Vogt, HN; Shirley Deco- schel St. $50 Mo. EV 4-4328.

rah, HA; Dale Green, HN; Mark '500' WINNERBOOKED Pillsbury.
In June
To 325
Zimmerman, HA; Robert Vestal, JulyThe For Sale
HN; and Joshua Collins, HN. HERE 2-Bdrm house with Dining rm.

THE SIX corpsmen were com- Johnny Parsons, veteran $1500 down. 4345 Timuquana Rd.
.. mended for their unselfish act racing driver of Indianapolis past two months saw the issuing of approximately EV 8-1238. Charles.

to a fellow human by Capt. A. Speedway fame, will visit 325 tickets by Station Police to traffic violators aboard NAS 3-Bdrm House, l1% bath FHA

E C. Abernethy during a simple NAS Jax Aug. 25-26, to speakon Jax.These $1200- down $80, Mo. EV 8-9068
ceremony at his office last Highway Safety. tickets were issued dur- 7375 Pineville Rd.
Of scheduled to
Thursday Appearing at King Hall at ing June and July and involvedthe for personnel action five trans-appear 3-Bdrm House (Oak Hill)
following offenses: reckless 6254 Claret Dr. $64 Mo. EV-
Capt. Abernethy presented the NATTCenter, Parsons will ferred, 12 tickets were forwarded -
driving, 13; improper parking, 4-2936 Hartmen.
with present educational
corpsmen a citation for an pro- to other commands for act-
their service above and beyondthe gram that has been given to 49j; failing to stop, 16; speeding, ion, 23 passed a safety checkof Miscellaneous
call of duty. over 50,000 military personneland 41; faulty equipment, 60j; inat- their vehicles and no further Riders wanted: Leave Jack-
more than a million high tentive driving, three; involvedin actton was taken. sonville for Washington, D. C.
schools throughout the coun- accident, 21, and miscellaneous ABOUT 84 tickets issued dur- August 15. EV 6-6195 after 1700.

try. 53.FOLLOWING. Swap: Anyone wishing to swap
DIAPERDOINGS ing July are awaiting disposi-.
I Parsons illustrates his lec- is a breakdownof duty with an AO3 with VA172at

ture with ,a racing film, and action taken: restrictions, 91; tion.Lcdr.. T. M. Payne, NAS Jax Cecil Field contact Romp at
drawing from his own experi- : probation, 18j; traffic school, 18j; Security Officer, is encouragingall NATTC. Ext-8367.

Ten tiny girls and nine equally ences, he compares track situ- restriction and traffic school, hands, as authorized by Sta- Ride: riders or car pool. S. S.

small boys answered muster for ations to highway driving.He one; warning, 45; dismissed, nine, tion, Traffic Regulations, to report Estates or St. Nicholas. Hours.
the first time at the Naval Hos will appear at Cecil and commanding officer for act- I traffic violations on the 0 & R 0700 to 1530. Ext-341.
pital last week. Field Aug. 27, Green Cove ion, four, for total of 186 cases. base. Johnson.

New arrivals were: Girl, Kar- Springs on Aug. 28 and at The United States commissioner An average of six violationsare

en Kay, to Bruce Kuyrkendall, Mayport, Aug. 29. imposed one fine and gave reported weekly. Lcdr. Payne

ADC, _and Mrs. Kuyrkendall; out 10 probations. feels.. as though. more offenses I Crawford July I

Boy: Mark Alan, to William '.',". '.. .:.':..... .'. .. ....'. .,:.,..;,,:" ,:""':" '.',:..:. man tnis number are seen weekly Plane
Mindykowski, AC1, and Mrs. : but go unreported.HE CaptainJohn

Mindykowski; Boy John Fred, URGES everyone to exer- Crawford of Attack

ti to Nelson Court, AQB3, and Mrs. cise their prerogative in report- Squadron 15, was selected
Court; Girl, Anita Marie, to Mar- ing reckless drivers and quotes squadron "Plane Captain of

ion Woody, CD3, and Mrs. from the following Regulations: the Month" for July, and has
Woody, and Boy, James Donald, "Reckless driving. Any person received a commendation from
to Donald Hatcher, AN, and Mrs. who drives any vehicle in will- Comdr. W. J. Gray, VA-15
Hatcher, all born July 25. ful or wanton disregard for the commanding officer.In .

Also, Girl, Dora Fay, to Duane safety of persons or property is a brief ceremony con-
Mullen, AD2, and Mrs. Mullen; guilty of reckless driving. ducted at muster,Comdr. Gray
Boy, Darryl Owen, to Reynold "It's the responsibility of any- read the following citation to

Chase, PT2, and Mrs. Chase, one observing an act of reck- Crawford: "I am very pleasedto
and Baby Boy, to Charles Muel- less driving to report the tag designate you Attack
ler, AEC, and Mrs. Mueller, all number of the offending vehicleto Squadron 15 Plane Captain of
born July 26.; Girl, Judith Don- Station Police, with the date the Month. Your efforts toward -
nell, to Lcdr. and Mrs. Donnell time and details of the offense. making this squadronone

Howard, July 27, and Boy, Thomas "However, this shall not be of the safest and most effective -

Coleman, to Thomas Shelton, interpreted as authority for any units of the Navy are
MM1, and Mrs. Shelton, July 27. operator, other than those assigned deeply appreciated."

And, Boy, Carl Jackson, to security functions, to violate Crawford, who joined the
Robert Wakefield, PN3, and Mrs. off TILTl The world's first tilt-vying VTOL (vertical take- any regulation herein stated to Navy in August 1957, was selected -
and landing) research aircraft hovers over test area.
Wakefield, July 28; Girl, Peggy obtain the data required to report for this award on basisof
Lee, to Richard Lance, AO1, and such offenders. his outstanding performance -

Mrs. Lance, July 29.; Girl, Sheila VTOL Flight Said Succesful of duty, conduct, attitude
Ann, to Lt (jg) and Mrs. Jerry Valions Get and personal appearance in
Kerry, July 29j; Girl, Cheryl The first transition flight of a competition among ,the
Ann, to Allen Anderson, AOl, tilt-wing VTOL (vertical take- VTO research program to de- (Continued from Page 1)) twenty-five plane captains of
and Mrs. Anderson, July 29; off and landing) research air- velop a flying machine combin- gear. the squadron.AR .

and Boy, Anthony Lee, to Alton; craft, Model 76, has been suc- ing the high speed forward' IN JULY, the line crew pumped -
Morrison, CS2, and Mrs. Morrison cessful, the Army has announced. flight of the airplane with the 114,360 gallons of gasolineand

July 30. Developed for that service by, vertical flight capabilities of the 3,077 gallons of oil to keep 20 500-pound bombs and

Also, Girl, Denise Michele, to the Vertol Aircraft Corp., Morton helicopter.The the Skyraiders in the air, as 19 100-pound bombs.
Edwin Chepan, AK1, and Mrs. Pa., under contract with the I Office of Naval Researchhas well as performing three daily .V A-15 has flown 5,200 hours in

Chepan, July 30j; Baby Girl, to I Office of Naval Research, Model conducted studies to deter- pre-flight inspections and actingas the past six months with 2,140of
Willie Jones, EN3, and Mrs. 76 recently took off in a hover I mine feasibility of vertical take- taxi singalmen, night and day. these hours flown in the last

Jones; Boy, Edward Lynn, to and flew through transition to off and, landing aircraft' for the The ordnance crew spent many two months.
Jerry Wright, TE2, and Mrs. forward flight for the full lengthof past several years. hours loading and assembling During this six-month period,
Wright, and Girl Randa Jeane, a 7,500-foot runway before The successful flight of VTOL 4,416 miniature practice bombs, VA-15 experienced only one accident -
to Richard Hill, AMI, and Mrs. returning to hover for landing.The Model 76 is the result of these 1,365 rounds of 20mm ammuni- which was attributed
Hill, all born July 31. aircraft is part of the studies. (AFPS). tion, 417 practice rockets, 18 HV- 100% to material failure.