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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: October 9, 1958
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( 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 )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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0> "4.>, Activities Aim For




$66,420 UF Goal



"The Navy is noted for coming to the aid of its ship-

mates. Hundreds of needy people in this community are

x our shipmates. We live here They live here. We share their

....... -" :"'-' :- needs. We have a job to do in this campaign. Let's do itl"!

: tt>\;: ;' /t< < : ': .: With these words by Rear'
I : \h :'T'J. WY/.""-( ,t : : : : Adm. Wendell G. Switzer, Com- effort to raise $66,420.
ba : Parish
COMMVNflTY ;. CAPT. ELLIOTT W. ,
CflESTVITE mander Fleet Air Jacksonville,
: Jr., commanding officer of NAS
7llfA. : unit chair-
,
of keymen
: hundreds Jax in his short address said
;:;'r. Jt: :" : men and campaign workers attending ,
,' . ,. :. Monday's Community "The community has new needs
and I know each of you will
kickoff rally, beganto
Chest-United do his best to this
. support cam-
.thf.t11t: *\%..,.. __ _" __""""_ ,, ',' .. ..",." ,{{.:_...,-, ....;..lt'w>.>,n___. '" roll up their sleeves in an I paign. I feel confident we will

KICKOFF With hundredsof meet our goal."
campaign workers and com- .
Also hand to pledge
on sup
manding officers of participating -
commands on hand, Rear port to the drive were com
Adm. Wendell G. Switzer Com- manding officers, and their representatives
mander Fleet Air Jacksonville of participating

officially Chest-United kicked off 1958 Fund Community JflXC'I} fljLT)1JL18'Vol. commands, including, Capt. Alton

campaign for Jax-area Nary Abernethy, commanding officer
activities at a rally at King of the Naval Hospital; Capt.
Hall Monday. All command Norman Anderson, skipper of
pledged full support for the NARTU; Capt. F. W. Brown, CO
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driverPro' -
/ -- of NAAS Mayport; Capt. CharlesL.

16 No. 28 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida October 9 1958 Moore Jr., commanding officer
Pay of NATTCenter, and Capt.

Charles L. Lambing, representingCapt.
Nine 'HospitalCorpsmen Donald Macintosh, Com

To Chiefs mander Fleet Air Wing Eleven.

FRED HUFFMAN, executive

director of the Community Chest-

Nov. 16The CommendedNine United Fund and Robert San-

ford, campaign chairman for the

first increases from the enlisted men assignedto CC-UF, expressed appreciationfor

pro-pay exams taken in August the Operating Room at the the fine support military and

will become effective Nov. 16, Naval Hospital were commended civilian personnel of the Navy
but will include only those i have given the Chest. They also
for outstanding
recently per-
chiefs that took the new E-8 and ( ii ::t formance of duty.A expressed confidence in the
E-9 tests. Navy and its personnel in the
p a
total of 265 operations were 1958 drive.
The extra which will
pay, performed during August with The keymen and unit chair
amount to $30 extra month
a ,
182 classified as major opera- men now go back to their respective
will be received 1468
by only tions and 83 minor operations.This units to conduct their
chiefs, but on Jan. 16 another
';:i::' drive. Each command has established

18,100 enlisteds will advance :. '., :" ";;.<>;: i:L heavy workload requiredall a "one's fair share giving
: : ;
based on the Nov. 5 :
pro-pay '..' /' ,. :. :... p,' personnel to put in exceed- guide" based on the pro-rata
exams given to all rates from
... '- w.1' ingly long and difficult hours of share toward the overall goalof
:
E-4 through E-7. {
duty. $66,420.It .
This means that during fiscal is emphasized that person-
1959 about 19,500 pro-pay increases ;; "During this period, the nel do not necessarily need cashon

will be given, with 85 n _',__.___....._,__._._.:.,_"._._______ --__-- ..,_. I Operating Room crew labored hand to contribute. They can
per cent of the increases goingto DOUBLE IMAGE No, you're not seeing double, although.m' cheerfully and unselfishly, nev- (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 5))
29 ratings designated critical.In John Hurt PNC, (standing) thought he was when the Spica er failing to respond to calls for
these ratings i 158,800 will twins checked into Attack Squadron 44 last week. Look-alike I extra duty, day or night," sta-
compete for about 16,900 pay in- Robert, (left) and Ronald-or is it Ronald and Robertcausedmany 'ted Capt. A. C. Abernethy, Hos- Blues Whites
eyebrows to raise when they checked in. VA-44 is the pital skipper who presented the ,
creases.In first permanent duty station for the 18-year old twins.
the other 34 ratings 170,600 commendations. Both In Vogue

will compete for about Commended were Frederick
persons
2,900 increases. New Style Whites Seen As Maywalt Jr., HM2, RaymondReed !Aboard StationAlong

HM2 Robert Wales HM3
,
Within the 63 the dis-
tribution of ratings,advances For Bruce Sites, HM3, George Press- with the initial wave
pro-pay EMNavy
Possibility Navy of straggling, cooling autumn
will be in a ratio of chiefs, 15 ley Jr., HM3, Harry Cooey, HM3, winds comes word of optional

per cent; POI, 23; P02, 27, and Gordon Cooke 1IM3 Jose
enlisted men and both Wave officers and enlisted Reyes, uniform period for Naval per
.
P03 35.Although
may be wearing new hot weather uniforms next summer, HM3, and Leon KohlenbergerJr. sonnel aboard the Station.

the s e percentagesare reported NavY Times this week. .. HN. Uniforms of the day for officers
based upon numbers author- New summer and tropical uni- and chief petty officers

ized for each rating, this does forms were test-worn this sum- during this optional period is
.. .
.5)5'.v.: vn: :.::wx. w ::.n.} .vrx.:: :w.iy "
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not mean that all the possible mer, and reports on the tests G${ fXC/ : } service dress blue "B, service

promotions will be made because will soon be evaluated by the dress white or service dress

some of the authorized raises Permanent Naval Uniform y khaki. No coat is required to be

may not be given if examina- Board. NIyj6BWaq gi, ...,. r r. ayYpprOvr.x worn before 1800 daily.
tion scores do not produce Sailors in the Pensacola area For E-6 through E-l, uniformof

have tested a new white sum- :aN NdApMy ': p>: p$' :; "'. the day is undress blue "B"or
enough candidates with higher mer uniform similar to tho white 4j undress white "A" or "B."

than the cutting score, which is tropics worn by officers and Undress white "A" is complete

established before the tests are CPOs. white uniform, with or without

given. (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 4)Monster' ) 4 neckerchief. ,
474a Undress white "B" is white
uniform without jumper. For

I Assists SupplyAn liberty, enlisted personnel will

... wear dress blue "B" or Un-
-
dress White "A" with necker-
interesting section of I
Machine Records Division of there which shows up on the chief.

NAS Jax Supply Department is IBM machine at NAS Jax. Khaki working uniform may
a machine that maintains liaison be worn year-round from sun
The Station then slips in
a
with supply points at Key West. rise to 1800 only. Garrison cap
few blank cards that run throughat
The machine, an IBM marvel, may be worn.
the rate of three a minute
orders all supplies for the Avia- The aviation winter working
and show the amount of parts,
tion Supply Office between Key uniform may be worn through
what used for, stock numbersand
West and Philadelphia.The other pertinent information.The April 30, except on social or

electronic gadget and the _____m ._._-.-__ formal occasions by personnelon
staff that mans it are expectedto process of using this KEY WEST CALLING JAX The IBM machine shown duty at aviation activities and
soon become a filtering point machine along with the many here is receiving direct messages of Aviation Supply Office by other aviation personnel on
for ASO. other advanced electronic"brains" orders within a matter of minutes after their being sent here days when they plan to fly.
from Key West. Shown operating the machine. which also
When Key West needs a cer- saves the governmentmany The current
optional period
transmits messages, is Mack Grover AK2. NAS Jax is in the
tain part, a button is pressed dollars and hours a year. planning stage of being the filtering point for ASO orders. ends November 30.






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Page 2 JAX AIR NEWS Octobers 195

Sheds 5,000 Excess Pounds


.,fa.n: ----e' Diapers Part '

MAS JscksoavQle: (1 Of Sub's Wash 'C era Crew Keeps Eye

Cupt Elliott W. Parish Jr. Commanding Officer Diapers chicken feed and
Comdr. Crsystaa IL Weber Executive Officer ,

Rear Adztt. Wendell O.'tom dwltzer B Xn.- Jadnoavili.-_......._.. Commander piano wire-all three have On Shrinking WaistlineAn
Capt. George R. Luker .;.___.......__..................-r-.N......_.. Chelf" of Staff FairJax been around a long time. But
Capt. Mac ersoa Williams ___M..M..M...... Chief of Staff NAB SixCommander

Capt. Donald E. M&CIatoshFiwt Air-. Wing._.... IIeea........._.................... the N a v y' s atom-powered unusual cake was prepared by bakers of the
Capt. Charles L. Lambing .................. Chief Staff Officer submarines couldn't do with- mighty
Naval Air Technical Training Center carrier Saratoga recently. It did not mark a thousandth
Capt Charles L. Moore. Jr. _..__... .... ................ Commanding Officer
Coindr.. Wilfred X. Fleshman ..._.. .............?................,.......W Executive Officer out them. -landing- a birthday- or visitation by some special guest.

Capt Alton C. Abernethy ............Naval_.. .Hospital.....:..............M, Commanding Officer The diapers? They're lint- The cake marked loss of the -

Capt Norman O. Anderson ...._--.N.NN.. N.N.N...................... Commanding Officer free and ideal for wiping and 5,000th pound of excess weightby better aside from he felt feeling his and looking
Comdr. William: S. Hardy ....._,..._,............... Executive Officer officers and men of the ship'scompany own will pow.
handling equipment that must air er had been tested and had
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville Florida and embarked come
at no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVZXOS\ P-37 be immaculately clean. through with flying colors. So
Rev. Nov. 1945. Distributed free of charge:' to military and dvlttan personnel group.
of Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Chicken feed? It's used as Honored at the cake cuttingwas far he has taken off 70 pounds
Center Fleet Air WIDe 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. with 40 more to go.
Naval Hospital. filter in the sub's ventilation Jerome Moore, the
Service Information Officer: .......... Comdr. Charles M. Thomas Capt.
Assistant Service information-Officer .......,.,..-. ... Andrew H. Plane/ system. giant carrier's Senior Medical Capt. Moore' had previously
Editor Cordon Robbie; Staff Reporters : Jack Holmes PHI; Bill mani- initiated his
deftly at
Weekes, JOSN; Dottie Johnson; Ron Davis AN. Circulation-Distribution. Mary Officer. Capt. Moore program NAS
Ann Klrchner, SN. Staff Photographer Jerry Dalrymple, AN. And the piano wire-It's pulated the carving knife as he Cecil Field, where he reduced
The Jar Air News U a manter ot the Armed Fore** Precs Service.
Material appearing M this pnbllMttoa can be reprinted providing credit is needed to determine true linesIn prepared to slice the beautifully excess tonnage of base and
Clve**..rhotcraphs. valeas otherwise credited are official U. S. Navy photograph shafting a new sub. (AFPS) decorated gastronomic delight squadron personnel by approximately

DdlterlH . _ ....... MM. Mtt, m w US. before

AS HE THRUST the blade In- When asked what first
!S "'MF+%N.yT'ri4MrOhTy:IMC>N. :6:?' fi 'AY:>:i:lfiviav4..:kfao.w.rw '4Ma. :yv:N .ti.W.kvO) prompted -
to the top layer of frosting a him to work on such a pro-

perplexed look spread across his gram, Dr. Moore said: "Over-
I
.,w nw'f face, for try as he might, the weight is indirectly one of the
knife would not penetrate beyond nation's number one killer. A

the frosting layer. The "no number of fatal and crippling

calorie cake" was in fact no cakeat diseases can be directly tracedto

(Mainside and NATTCenter ti' ;ak7 all. this condition. He cited as

movies daily, 1800 and 2000, un- 4I Instead of a conglomerationof an example, heart trouble.
less otherwise specified. Saturday calories below the initial layer -
"WE CONCENTRATE
Sunday and holidays, 1400, [ > :<> + there was nothing except a too
much how much eat
on we and
1800 and 2000. Hospital movie : cardboard box.
what eat rather than
we worry-
daily, 1900.) I r'-: The has rapidly
,,' program ing about eating a properly balanced -
Thursday October 9 \ ,;! r snowballed in the ship, and the diet, "said the 46-year-old
Mainside-Tale of two Cities- ::iii "club" as the doctor calls it, captain. "In other words we

one show only.NATTCenter ,:.' ':':::"" now boasts a membership of 500. should think about what that

-The Bravados ::.. ..:. WHAT THE program has come excess piece of cake is going to
(color western), Gregory Peck I to mean to members is exemplified do to our health and perhaps

and Joan Collins. .... by the remarks of John even to our life expectancy
: ::yyy.y
Hospital Wild Harvest ; (drama) with Alan Ladd. he added.

Friday October 10
--- -- He cited the fact that two
Mainside E y IsHome'
One That Got f Way
> thirds of the aircraft accidentsin
Away 1900 only. _
NATTCenter Tale of Two .t. y{ the Navy are the result of
"':SW;'' >>t '!" Y+i9wriYSW06:%ti3706tiC XPiMOOW.v:0ot477(4W.' f44P AXYa4ox'vcowwvW4N4 To JaxSailorDancer
Cities. human failures, reflexes too slow
OLD TIMER RETIRES James Mauldin, ADC walks
Hospital-The Bravados, with arm-in-arm with his wife down front steps of Main Admini- to cope with today's high per-
Gregory Peck and Joan Collins. stration Building as he is piped over the side after 32 years in formance aircraft, and that these
the Navy. Twelve of his last 17 years were served aboard NAS failures can many times be
Saturday October 11 Jax mostly in capacity of leading chief with Operations and There is a touch of Broad- averted by adequate high pro-
Mainside Show Security.
Down At
Boot way aboard the Station in tein breakfasts, which help the
HilL (Western)
Arnold
Brown, HMl, attached pilot to maintain himself at his
NATTCenter One That Got
-
Away. Popular Chief Goes Out sary.to the NAS Jax Dispen- physical peak of preparedness.

Hospital Tale of Two Cities. He returned has
recently from a Doctor Moore's program

Sunday, October 12 On 32 Fruitful YearsNAS tour of duty in Iceland with received wide acclaim since its
Mainside-The Vikings, Kirk VP-16, having spent most of his

Douglas, Tony Curtis. and Janet Jax piped over the side one of the Navy's old- spare-time entertaining the first inception. He has presen-
of
Leigh. timers last week as James Mauldin, ADC, retired after troops with his song and dance ted a paper on the subject
NATTCenter Show DownAt 32 years in the ranks. routines. "Flight Safety Through Proper

Boot Hill.HospitalOne. Mauldin, who was assistant to BROWN AND his wife, Nadean Nutrition," at the Aero Associa-

That Got Away. the NAS Jax Security Officer, three ships since he first enlisted Paris, played on Broadway for tion's Annual Meeting in 1957,

Monday October 13 served almost 12 of his last 17 into the Navy in 1926. His firstduty many years, entertaining count- and later synposium of
Mainside High School Con- years at NAS Jax, and has reported was on the seatender USSWright less people nightly. Brown played to a
fidential, with Russ Tamblyn, for duty aboard this sta- and he was a memberof one of the leads in the show physiological training officers,

Mamie Van Doren.NATTCenter tion on six different occasions, the first crew of the old "Hit the Deck" which started in USAF.

The Vikings. in 1941, 1945, 1948, 1950, 1955 USS Lexington when it was put 1926 and ran for three solid
Hospital Tale of Two Cities. and 1958. into commission. He also was years on Broadway

Tuesday, October 14 DURING THE time since he aboard USS Vincenes, CA. While playing in "Hit The

Mainside-Enemy From Space, first reported here, Mauldin has WHAT DOES Mauldin have to Deck," little did he realize the

with Brian Donlevy, (Science probably been one of the Station's say after over a decade and a Navy would be his career. He
Fiction). most versatile enlisted men half of service? "I'd like to met his wife on the set when she

NATTCenter High School serving as leading chief for serve 32 more," he said. "I auditioned for the dance troupe.

Confidential. Operations and Security, train- wouldn't swap places with any They have been married for 28

Hospital The Vikings. ing chief at I&E for VP-5, was one. I'm Navy, I believe in it." happy years, and share their

Wednesday October 15 in charge of the first tower put This attitude has been reflected home"with a huge tomcat named <'
Mainside-Wild Blue Yonder, in commission at NAS Jar, as in those who've worked with "Boy. : ::>

with Wendell Corey, (Hell Rid well as being in charge of tower Mauldin. Many agree that he is A native of Boston, Brown
ers of the Sky). training schedules for enlisted a humanitarian. "He has helped has had quite an interesting

NATTCenter Enemy From control tower operations.He many a man in trouble and career in show-biz. He graduated

Space, with William Franklin. has also served with NAS seems to take an great interest from Dorchester High School in

Also, Three Little Bops. Jax's Fasron 109 and FAWTU- in people," said one officer. the same class as Ray Bolger,

Hospital High School Con- LANT, Det. Ala.Sandwiched has appeared with Brian Don-
fidential. between his yearsat BESIDES an active and ever levy and with June Allyson in
changing Navy life, the chief "Best Foot Forward."
NAS Jax, Mauldin served
still has time for
shore duties at NAS Guanta- community DURING HIS career he was
functions, being active with the
Backward associated
with
the
namo, Cuba and the Panama Goldwyn
Explorer Scouts, Shriners and Follies
Canal Zone. At Guantanamo he the Rogers and Hart hit
GlancesNovember served as leading chief of the Fleet Reserve Association. "Peggy Ann," the La Scala fy rv,t::

base in 1947-48 and of Utilities What does the chief plan to do theatre in Berlin, and the Dor-

11, 1943I Squadron Ten in 195355.AT now that he is out? chester House in London.

t was announced first-run PANAMA. in 1944-45 he I "I definitely plan to stay in

films were to be shown at NAS served as leading chief of its Jacksonville. I'll play golf for BC-BS Payments Due SHOWMAN-Arnold Brown

Jax before release to downtown VM Unit and was CPO mess a while and get a job to sup Blue Cross-Blue Shield HM1, of the NAS Jax Dispens

theatres. cater, and in 1950 as leading plement my retirement ment are due by October pay- ary, displays "old soft shoe
Initial first-run showing was chief of the base's Safety and pay. Payments 13. routine in reminiscing about '
scheduled to Mickey Rooney's Security Officer. Mauldin is married and has check must be made by his show business career which
or money order has spanned 30 Brownhas : \
newest, "Girl Crazy." Mauldin has served aboard two adopted children. payments will not be accepted.as cash produced an lears. w n

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I
(This is the second in a seriesof

"Did You Know articles, i during his march to the sea.

depicting interesting, little known AS AN INTERESTING side- :

{ facts and figures about the Station light, prior to Camp Johnston I

1ItJ71I its size and capacity.) Black Point had been establishedin

1909 as a Florida National
books
I Get out your history ,
Dr t > for "Did You know?" is going Guard camp.

ng back through dusty and dry; After WWI, the National Guard

w- pages of the past and water took over Black Point again, and

ne ba aY s' \ lclll' 5, Rb them with some perhaps sur- Camp Johnston, which had been
Sods !: 1 aJ prising revelations. the nation's second largest rifle
.
; DID YOU KNOW that Naval range, became Camp J. CliffordR.

Air Station Jacksonville was Foster.In .

sly once an Army camp named after 1939, the Navy was seekinga

ASoed one of the U.S. commissioners base which offered the good

of railroads? year-round flying weather and

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nd right, upon large protected water area.
SIXTH FLEET LOSS. OUR GAIN That's what appearedon
(:i- which you trod today in peacetime an area Jacksonville offered and
a sign posted at the residence of Lt. Ed Grunwald of 7303
it. Midway Ave., when Lt. Grunwald came home from a tour of was once marched upon the people of Jacksonville and
Acting Plaudits duty aboard the USS Saratoga. His Navy and civilian neighbors by WWI quartermaster troopsat Duval County wanted the Navy

pto t.o- decorated outside of his home with welcome sign while what was then Camp Johns- here so much they voted a mil-
Given SailorJohn his family was at Mayport awaiting arrival of the Saratoga.
or aircraft officer aboard the "Sara." ton, named after Joseph Eggleston lion dollar bond issue to pur-
Lt. Grunwald is handling
crhe Tacy, GFl, a Naval Johnston, Confederate Army chase the Black Point site and I I II

heA Air Weapons Systems School general during the Civil War. give it intact to the Navy.

Instructor, went into orbit on VP-16, VP-18 ReportScouting Gen. Johnston was one of the SO IT TURNED out that NAS

Ing'ed opening night of the Little many Rebel chiefs who bowed to Jax became and still is the only

Theatre of Jacksonville's new the superior force of the Yank! military installation in the nation -
as
season. SquadronsVP16 army. He lost Vicksburg to Grantin established by direct gift

Tacy, who plays the part of 1863 and while assigned to from the people.As .

toond Maj. Gen. Thomas Powers in VP-18 the Army of the Tennessee in the result of the develop-
, this season's opening show,
For the second consecutiv VP-18 bid farewell to two of 1865 surrendered to Sherman ment of aviation, therefore, NAS
"Visit to a Small Planet, was
: its officers last week Lcdr. R. G. Jax arrived and was commisi i
1al 1- among those honored for the period, Patrol Squadron 16 received ,
recognition by ComNav Brannen, who reported aboardin sioned on October 15, 1940, almost -
old 1957-58 season during on-stage
ceremonies.Mr. AirLant for maintaining a reenlistment October 1956 and Lt (j.g.) Minn. Speeds 18 years ago. !

)we)1at R. Robeson, presidentof rate higher than the H. H. Chilton, who came here Korean, Bonus In the beginning, the govern-
Atlantic Fleet average. in June 1956. Both officers were ment invested 15 million to NAS
to the Little Theatre, presented -
"Best received simila Patrol Plane Commanders.Lcdr. Eligible Minnesota servicemen Jax for what was then intendedas
him with a trophy as VP-16 has
lpSuy Supporting Male Actor, 1957- recognition several times in the Brannen left for duty in who have applied for a training base for pilots,
Miami, while Lt (j.g.) Chilton the Korean Bonus offered by and which has become the hub
's," 58" for his performance as past, the latest period covere
Lord Allan Frobisher, in W. being the first half of fiscal 195! returns to civilian life. their home state may get of a vast Navy complex withan
their check sooner than they estimated government Investment -
Somerset Maugham's comedy, Preparations are being completed The squadron recently wel-
think.A millions.
wonts of $175
"Jane." for training of a third comed aboard three new men. over

A veteran of more than 14 of Brazilian officers and They are J. D. Starrett, AN; bill, passed by a special Therefore, Black Point's military -
group session of the and
ofow years service, Tacy reportedto men in P2V operations and L. R. Bink, ATSAN, and E. J legislature, development has spanned'

NAWS, NATTCenter, from tactics. The new group will arrive Richburg, AT2. Their last duty signed by Governor Orville I from army camp to Naval station i
Freeman June 27 author-
er- the USS Hancock (CVA-19)). this week for training wit!; stations were: BTG-7, Memphis, on from marching ground to

ese> His military awards include VP-16, and will complete train Tenn; NATTCenter, Memphis, ized payment to begin July takeoff field from rifle rangeto
1 1958 to all eligible Korean
bero> the good Conduct ((3)), American ing near the end of October. and Staff CFAW-11, respectively. Bonus, and their one of three major j fleet
applicants
Theatre, Asiatic-Pacific: AT2 has been Richburg holds the Good Con- operating bases on the east
David Cropek, survivors.The .
thehis Victory, Occupation, and Na- Force duct Medal. coast as well as headquartersfor
the Armed
notified by law as it previouslyread
60 cent of the fleet air
tional Defense medals. per
Institute that he has complete) Golf was the watchword around would not allow pay- striking force in the Atlanticarea
ess. the course, "The Slide Rule," Hangar 124. VP-18 is pinning ments to begin until after
from pole to pole.
has with distinction.This hopes on its nine-man team, Jan. 1, 1959.Personnel I

its Lcdr. Prickett is the first time on record which has its sights on the Na- on active duty So, you can readily discern I
the Horatio Alger tendencies of
that the notation "with distinction" tional League trophy. need not submit a new appli-
Black Point was carried througha
enof has been included with the The team, headed by Comdr cation.If .
New
) Lt. Davis long up-hill fight, or rathera
completion certificates for any C. J. Zane, includes Comdr. R. the application has been long up-air flight. It just goesto
per in VP16.Willis. Howard received by Minnesota auth-
man Dannettelli, Lcdr. D. show example of the
-ia)57- ChaplainsHere Lt (j.g.) A. B. Babcock,j orities, no further action is rise of our you an country's military

) HanceNanzed Lt (j.g.) J. C. Brown, E. R.' necessary by the claimant un- might, and this you do know.
of There've been some changes; Brown, ATI, W. J. Roberts, ATC, less some specific action is

in the NATTCenter Protestant C. W. Floyd, A02, and F. G. requested by the individual.

ers, Chaplains Chaplain's have Office.reported Two aboard new Top I Pridgeon, AD2. John Carey Gets


I and one familiar friend is being VAH-1 MenComdr.
: t detached. Warrant/ Officer
i .5
'
{' 7I
I The new arrivals are Lcdr. A., William D. Spiegel,

I.: I D. Prickett and Lt (jg) B. C. commanding officer of Heavy Post With VW4John
Attack Squadron One, has
Alexander. They will alternate
\ Carey, YNC, received an
awards to twc
,i. on the 1100 services, and be presented whitehats. S. appointment as W-l (Ship's

available for other chaplain'sduties. squadron Clerk, in a recent ceremony at
: John Willis, AMH1, was
the VW-4 hangar area.
named plane captain of the
LCDR. PRICKETT is a veteranof r member of the world-
7a
AN > Carey,
M month, and Robert Hance, ,,
15 service. He was last renowned Hurricane Hunters
years ,
%\ won the honor airman of the
stationed on the USS Leyte, and month. vas presented his shoulder

reported aboard NATTCenterSept. oards by Comdr. Nicholas
WILLIS WAS selected for the
22. Jrango, VW-4 commanding of-
second straight month as HeavyOne's icer..

LT (JG) ALEXANDER grad- top plane captain becauseof Carey was commended for his

uated from Cumberland Pres- untiring work in performanceof vork as chief yeoman in the
in June 1958 his duties and the high degree -
byterian Seminary lurricane Hunters Administra-
of technical competance he
and comes here from Chaplain's ion Department for the past
has exhibited.
School in Newport, R. I. hree years.
Previous billets for Willis include He's a veteran of 18 years
Leaving here to go to Trans- this time
NAS Whiting Field and Naval service. During ,
port Amphibious Squadron 4 in VO Carey has served various
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
the Norfolk Area, is Lt. J. A. ommands, ranging from a two-

Davis. Lt. Davis has been a'' HANCE WAS lauded for his year tour with the Naval At-

Chaplain five years, but also diligence in performance of du- /<. '..f3 y is ache in .Cairo, Egypt, to Chief ,

. served in the last war as a radioman ties while in the Material De- Q..n"w.....,........,_" ,;'/ >>''''''''..__ ,_"".n.NT/i_ Recruiter at Naval Recruiting
.n, artment. His award read, "You AIRMAN OF MONTH Comdr. William D. Spiegel (left) tation, Dallas, Tex. i
:15'
>8" in the Coast Guard. have demonstrated superior kipper of Heavy Attack Squadron One. congratulate Robert Two Presidential Unit citations

Jut ability as an Aviation Storekeeper Hance, AN. upon his selection as airman-of-the-month., Also and a Phillippine Republic Unit
ich The Swiss Alps boast more striker and your enthusiastic being congratulated are John Willis AMH1, (second from left) itation are among the 10 ribbons -

liD than 70 peaks over 10,000 feet application to your work has choen plane captain-of-the-month for the second straight and 13 stars worn by WO
in lime, and J. T. Kennedy, ADJ3. for winning last month's air-
above sea level. been a good example for all." man-of>the>month award. Carey.S .





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4 October 9 1958
JAX AIR NEWS


I Mail Christmas Parcels Early For OverseasThere J


-
is no guarantee that announcement said, should be 'put them inside the parcel. 'lighter fluid are included among

Christmas packages mailed to tightly packed in either double- Packages to'an APO or FPO I the articles which may not be

servicemen overseas after Nov. faced corrugated cardboard, must not weigh more than 50 sent through the mails. Local

20 will be delivered by Dec. 25. wood, metal or fiberboard boxes pounds each if going to Englandor post officers have complete lists

This advance notice of "Mall securely wrapped in heavy Scotland, or more than 70 of articles that cannot be mailed.

Early for Christmas Overseas"has paper and well tied. pounds to'other points.NO Servicemen are urged to advise k
been issued by both Both mailing and return addresses their friends and families of the
Secretary of Defense Neil H. should be clearly and PACKAGE may be more +
inches in and Nov. 20 deadline, packaging requirements fr
than 100 length
McElroy and Postmaster Gene- 4<
correctly printed. It is also advisable S
ral Arthur E. Summerfield. to print an extra set of girth combined. correct addressingand

ARTICLES TO be mailed, the addresses on a small card and Perishable items, matches andY size and weight limitations.
With TheToastmasters


DIAPER Protestant Sunday :

: School Schedules The 98th meeting of MarNav

DOINGSEighteen Toastmasters Club 2280 was heldat

the Colonial Restaurant early
new arrivals, same J Parent VisitationThe this week.A .
number as the week previous,
checked in at the Naval Hospital All Saints Protestant Sun- double program was in store
I in 722 is for the evening. Election of new
week of Sept. ((12-18. day School, Building ,
Newcomers .are: Girl, Brenda scheduling parents visitations for. executive officers was held andit

Gail, to Howard McClain, SN, the next four Sundays. was also ladies night.

and Mrs. McClain; Girl, Jody This program is expected to Members wives, girl friends

Lynn, to John Chunko, AN, and enable parents to visit SundayS and friends were invited to par-

Mrs. Chunko; Girl, Sonja Gail, c h 0 01 assemblies during the. ticipate in the program and en-

to Herbert Burns, A02, and Mrs. time children are actually participating joy a steak.

Burns, and Boy, Robert Alan, to and should afford the Guests were Mr and Mrs.

Phillip Ryder, AN, and Mrs. parents the chance to visit class- Campbell; H. A. Marshal; M/Sgt.

Ryder, all born Sept. 12. rooms. Julian, Vic Markham, Mrs. Kay
Five babies arrived on Sept. Evensen, Mrs. Jim Wood and
13: Girl, Peggy Sue, to Forney' Youngsters will take home invitations Mrs. Dick Murphy.

Tow, AM3, and Mrs. Tow; Boy,I' to their parents on the
and outgoing ex-
Oncoming
I Sunday prior to visitation day in
Thomas Len, to Gilbert Profitt, .
Under-
ecutive officers are Paul
SN, and Mrs. Profitt; Boy, Jerry that particular Sunday School
wood, Roy Evensen, Riley Col-
Roger Jr., to Jerry Lusher, AN, department.
lins, Bob Leffler, Ken Eberhardt,
and Mrs. Lusher; Baby Girl, to 11 I Schedule is:

Jerome Farr, ADI, and Mrs. _" "_'_;w>;ow>>"'_m9.W. .....>;.......'>";...........,......;w.wu.w; ;..,. '. Larry McLeod, Ken Kenyon,
Beginners, October 12; Prim- Dick Murphy, Bob Gelles and
Farr, and Baby Boy, to Leo DISCUSS CONVENTION TRIP Three local delegatesto
October Junior
19 October
ary, ; Harve Harville.
Warner, BM2, and Mrs. Warner. this week's National Navy Wives Club; Convention discuss
details of the trip prior to leaving early this week for Newport, 26, and Senior, November 2. *
Other births included
: Boy, R. I. Representing the,Jacksonville club are, left to right Mrs.
Steven Dale, to Ivan. Youtsey, Wallace Everoski, treasurer of Navy Wives Club 86; Mrs. Rob- Ladies Night was highlightedby
SN, and Mrs. Youtsey, Sept. 15; ert Miller, chaplain, and Mrs. James Murphy, president of the installation of officers at
Girl, Sheila Bernice, to Richard Club. LEAVE INFO! Thursday's meeting of Navy Jax

Hankey, AN, and Mrs. Hankey, Attention is called to NAS Officers' Toastmasters Club.

Sept. 15, and Girl, Malinda Ann, Now Government Loan Setup Jax Notice 1020 of October Charged with their new duties

to Robert Chaisson, 1M3, and 1 which publishes Change were president, Chuck Neelley;

Mrs. Chaisson, Sept. 15. One to Instruction 1020.1B educational vice-president, Curt

Also, Baby boy, to John Servicemen Can Use authorizing enlisted person- Kretzschmann; administrative

Reese, AEI, and Mrs. Reese, nel to check-in and checkoutin vice-president, Hank Young;

Sept. 16; Boy, Joseph Alan, to civilian clothing when departing secretary, Bill Grogan; treasurer,

Albert Phillips, AD3, and Mrs. on or returning from Kirb Callam; and Sgt.-at-arms,
Phillips, Sept. 17; Girl, Lenora College Loan ProgramWith leave or out-of-bounds liber- Sam Anderson.

Gail, to Richard Banbury, GM2, Table topics saw Curt Kretz

and Mrs. Banbury, Sept. 17. ,the concern over Soviet Sputniks and the threat of ty.Up to now, personnel were schmann evoke blushes having

Born Sept. 18 were: Boy, Russian scientific superiority, a new National Defense Stu- required to be in uniform members recall their most embarrassing

Joseph Eason, to Lawrence Wise, dent Loan Program has been passed by Congress which will when checking-in or out on situation.The .

I ADI, and Mrs. Wise; Baby boy, enable college-minded servicemen or those with college leave or out-of-bounds liberties Speaker-of-the-Week Cup

i to Fred Cliburn, AKI, and Mrs. aged dependents to get the money to acquire a higher edu was garnered by Don Dough-
f Cliburn, and Boy, Randolph cation. erty's dissertation, "Why Can't

Jackson, to Lt. and Mrs. Billy The loan program, administered I Men Buy Clothes"?; Chuck Neel-

\ Moore. by Department of Health,Ed- mic background in science, math, Richard Coulter Honor ley expounded on "Capitalism";
<<- engineering or a foreign lan- and Dave Vawter queried, "CanWe"
ucation and Welfare, was insti- Man At AO (A) School
who de- ?
guage, or expresses a
gated to prevent the loss of
sire to teach elementary or Richard Coulter, A 0 A N, of
200,000 students a year from college -
I ranks due to financial rea- secondary school, should be giv- Witchita, Kansas, graduated at A farmer bought a parrot for
sons. en special consideration, the law head of his class at Aviation $10 and asked the auctioneer if
states. the bird talked. "You should
APPLICANTS for loans should Ordnance Class "A" School at
The education law authorizes a know, he's been bidding againstyou
write to the college of their NATTCenter
last week. for 30 minutes."
total of $887 million with $295
choice, and officials say any accredited -
million to be used for student
school is eligible to receive -
loans.
Federal aid, main stipula-
Interested who desire
tion being that the school must persons
information about the
equal one ninth of the sum con- more
for education loansare
tributed by Uncle Sam. If, how- availability
urged to contact their respective -
ever, a college is unable to con-
deans financial aid
tribute its share, it may, under or
officers to determine if
:..4 ? certain conditions, borrow from such
: funds exist on their campuses.
the Federal Government.
i
There are several requirementsto
be made by the borrower, un- NAS Garden Circle r. }

der the new program, the main
: one being that he must be a Plans First Meeting

I full-time graduate or undergrad The NAS Jax Garden Circle

student and must need a loan. has scheduled its first formal '

Also, his grades must be reason- meeting of the year Oct. 17 at :
ably good. 0930 in the Small Chapel.

Other requirements stipulatethat The program will be "The 5 }{

the borrower must sign a Jacksonville Garden Center"
Y note for his loan and agree that presented by Mrs. Ward Sea-
ECAMERA'S
repayment will begin within one I wright, president of the Jacksonville -
year after he ceases to be a full- I Garden Club.

time student. A student may I, Hostesses will be Mesdames

borrow $1000 in one year, and L. A. Hopkins, N. P. Foss, U. W. y

in his entire course, up to$5600. Patrick, and J. S. Reedy.
THREE PERCENT is
a year
,,
SUNNY HONEY A stylish the interest on the loan and a Warning his teen-aged son EYE VIEW MjlJBlIlIrcll! .
sight any time of the year, student must agree to completehis I about the evils of drink, a father Center' HAWS School poses-for Corpl. Charles House of NATT-
aquamaid Jo Ann Swor takes repayment within 10 years cautioned: "Remember, the man friends and family. Services of a the photograph Navy Exchange to tend home 10
time out from her aquatic after his 'who drinks like fish is Studio located in Building 517 Portrait
chores for a stretch in the sun payments begin. a easily personnel and are ft.Page. to all military
at St. Petersburg. Students with superior acade- I hooked." phoning extension dependents.8U2. be made by



&.r 9 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page 5


...
; k : } : Gitmo Bay Golf




Tourney OpenTo

7ATERum

All Military


long-awaited Swan sail- The fourth annual Guantanamo

purchased by Special Serv- Bay Invitational Golf Tourna-

ind to be available for ment is scheduled for play Nov-

by Station personnel, ar- % ember 9-11 at the massive

|Thursday.are : ,, "Gitmo" greensward.

cat-rigged, 14-feet F Entries are expected to flow

[ fiberglass with aluminumand in from personnel with the At-

from the report of lantic Fleet and aboard Atlantic

[ who gave them their ac- Coast and Caribbean bases.

>ce check and
"shake- ALL SERVICE personnel, regular
|" the boats are stable and and reserve are eligible to

fast. k participate. Competition is also

se interested in checking i of
open to civilian employees
nd qualifying as "skipper"ese I the Guantanamo Naval Station.

boats may do so by
Play will be held in the Open
ting members of the Navy
Handicap Division and
Division,
ailing Club. _________ __ ._ ..________ _..___ ________ Senior Division, composed of men
ever, they'll not be availor "RAH TEAM, RAH-" Holler these pretty young lassies as they cheer their favorite 40 of age ,or over.
years
rental until the sailingy team to great heights. Cheerleaders at Lake Shore Junior High School, they also proudly wear
\ at foot of Ranger street the colors of VA-176 when the Thunderbolts are engaged in Mainside touch football warfare. Open and Handicap Divisions
I pleted. The girls "hoopla" had good effect as VA-176 defeated Fasron 109 on "picture day," 90. Cheer- will be contested over the 72

leaders are, left to right, (from rear) Susie Peters, Lynn Harris, Liz Clark Ann Wilson, Mary hole route with 27 holes being
Helen Carswell, Judy Chancey, Penny Buckland and Bettie Black. Missing from photo is Deleah played Sunday, November 9, and
Sunday Regatta, held at Trout.
27 holes the following day.
udder Club, saw 13 boats

d and a reasonable breezeng. ::':<.:j til41f { .. t 1J).' f {;}) :Wf*U\t VB f..n'J.1 *: A FINAL day 18-hole wrapup
.,. divisions.
: : : 'i-i$: :.t'\.l.;;:: .>"::>" : I will be held in both
.
the lY.JAA: ; : <'i:i't. \ race progressed it
ap-
: : ..
:
Id obvious that something : I the second week of the 200 hole limit.

[wrong with the course, ited r J 1irs' uuiuComFair Club, 11 new members were Entires, with handicaps, must

too long.at added, bringing membership of reach Guantanamo Naval Sta-

happened was that a the club to 32. Only require- tion by November 8. A welcome

apparently placed by a ment for membership in groupis i banquet is slated that night at

man, was mistaken by they : that a person bowl a 200 or 2000 in the golf clubhouse.

"Dutchmen" skippers as Jax 'A' Pulls Into over game in Mainside competition. Players in the Open Division

irst course buoy and nine will be shooting for the Taylor

e boats rounded the wrong Edward.................... Denial "A"..........206 Cup while Handicap Division
and were disqualified. First Place In Sh.w .. ...................... VP16.214 linksters will go after the Grego
Bowling PlayThe LaBarg.... Spec. S.r........ 202
Navy Jax boats placed, al- Blak .:..::::::::::::::::. Marta Bki..::. 224 Cup.
Mason ..... .................. OfcR Enl........... 217
gh each of the
three entered lead changed hands top leaders in the National Morris........................... VW-4 "D"........ 201
ulated one point toward among Town........ .................. VW-4 "A".201Carlson
League as another week of hot competition came to a .......................... Dlfp.................... 212 Marine Keg Squad
rophy for a legitimate start.xt E11U............................... Optra................ 210
\ close in Mainside intramural bowling circles last week. ClpolUtU ..................... 179th ...... ............ 204
Sunday's regatta is took CmrmlchMl ............... VP-ll.................. 203 Moves Into Fore
ComFair Jax "A"
wed for the Florida over I
Yacht
Team W L Pet. I
first place from VW-4 "A" with Maple spilling specialists from
FAETU "AU 13 11 .542
Operations climbing from fourthto Fasron" "A" 12 12 .1500 the Marine Aviation Detachment

runner-up spot. VW-4's "A" 679th O&R "A"Officers 12 12 12 12 .1500..500 Ides Of October moved into first place in the

issies Vault club, ruling the roost before Hospital 11 13 .458alr NATTCenter intramural scratch

week's firing began, now rests I "C""B" 10 14 :.4171NARTU Bring BasketballWomen's bowling league last week, and
"B" 7 y4 12V ..375 lead the Missilemen of
in fourth place.IN basketball team now
Top Spot Marine Bks. 8 16 .333
Dental "A" IS 11 ..313Dlsburslnc practice is every evening from NAWS School by one game.
THE AMERICAN League, 14 .300VA44
}13' : 22 :.214 1700 to 1900 at King Hall. The Marine team, consisting of
VW-4 "B" managed to survivethe
Grid Loop week but Special Services, National All Waves interested in the four 160-plus bowlers, Steve

team may report for practiceor Mayer, Jim Lumley, Osborne
lost its Com Fair Jax "A" 18 6 .750
signs of Aviation Ground early-season runner-up Operations 15 IS .750 contact Carolyn Johnson at Densmore, and Fred Asberry,
cers School entered this second-place perch to a surpris- 67Yth "a" 21 7 .750
VW-4 "A" 14 6 .700 extension 457 or 361. Shoes hold all individual honors in the
: of NATTCenter touch foot- ing FAW-11 band. VP-18 15 9 (125
NARTU "A" 17 11 .607 will be provided.The Center race.Dunmire .

competition smarting fromr VW-4 "B" and the new NL Supply"A" U Ig .538..583VA44 Waves are still lookingfor heads the list for
| initial setback of the
sea- leaders, ComFair Jax "A" both O&R Enlisted 14 14 .1500 a coach and any officer high game honors with a 232,
bowing to AE School lastk VAP-62-"A" JO 10 .500
recorded 3-1 victories last week.A AII-l 11 13 .458 with sports experience and while team mate Asberry has
196.fhe FAETU "B" 10 14 .417 interest is invited to apply. with neat 171.VW4's .
veritable newcomer, Gene Dental "B" 7 13 .350 high average a
Ensigns bounced b a c k, Fasron-6 "13" 7 13 .350 Upper enlisted rates will also
gh, in handing a strong Guidon of Supply, led all Na- Waves nary 4111' ..281 be considered.
last week
D aggregation a 14-7 defeat.O tional League keglers Communications 73206 .267 Eleven
with a 214 good for week's high VW-4 "C" 5 19 .208
now possesses a 411k.
game honors. .f.9'
.
r.f Unbeaten
fejF' Keeps
IAWS School, in its lone ap- HIGH GAME honor in the AL

ranee last week, downed the went to Tom Madden of 679th
Touch Grid PacePigskintossing
port Splinters in a hard- "A author of a 211 game. { .
:;:' ,'
|ght contest, 6-0. High team game laurels were ':?S {'fr { denizens of

y virtue of the win, the Mis- taken by VW-4 "B" with an .1., ;r.rH.}':rif:: '
men now pace the NATTCen- 881 in the American circuit and 4y t+.}: sf last week, posting a 6-0
'
league with a 4-0-1 slate. by Supply in the NL, with an / 3r3 decision over formidable VA176in

School slipped into third i 895. 3 ; S ph!r'a.:e%:..:.! '. .d' :r: { a highlight of last week's

ce by taking a brace of games, Individual high series winnerin {'iYirff'oxbya Mainside Touch Football League

win over AGO School and aj0 Winsteadof r. rsr s; 4 play.
the AL was Ray
thrashing of AK School.n Special Services, who carved The 'Cane Hunters are undefeated -

other action, the Marines out a 558. VW-4 "B" garnereda in four contests and

eated the Splints, 18-0; AO 2488 for high team series. 4 Y share first place with the 679th

100! and the Storekeepers Air Force, owning four wins ina
INDIVIDUAL series in
ght to a 0-0 tie, and AvFund HIGH like number of games.
the Senior circuit went to Dick yfl rr !" ,
pped the Ordnancemen, 13-7. Pechinof r The Air Force group, how-
Cogan of Supply and Tom
whom ever, also has a tie on its slate,
O&R Enlisted, both of
>ec. Serv. Shorts registered 562. High team series this coming in a scoreless stand-
Fasron 109.
still with
nyone interested in partici- was copped by Supply with a !;
the
H Staring vehemently on
ting in a varsity sport such A4 rS 4 p fYi
.i VAH-
2491.High leaders is a power-packed
I basketball, volleyball, bowlingd average is held by Ralph 9 r'/. 1 club in third place with a 3-1

swimming, should contact'ef Tice of VW-4 "B" (199) in the : mark. Defending champion VP-
Wooten at extension 585. and Ralph Christensenof
American
16 is 3-3 while VA-176 owns a
ComFair Jax "A" (177).
ohn Patrick 230-pound foot- ._.___._______.________.__._______._.__._.________._.__..__ _________ _..__...___._ 2-2-1 record.In .
Jl tackle from Ft. Lee, Va., American W L Pet. GOOD FOR GAIN Thomas Mackovich (in while shirt) other action last week, tho
T.am of Fasron 109 grabs pass for ithorl gain during first half action 679th tipped Fasron Six, 12-0;
a licensed undertaker in prijte 14 2 .875
[ VW-4 "B"
in the Fasron-VA-176 Mainside touch football contest last weekat
FAW.ll ltf M .770 VA-176 toppled Fasron 109, 9-0,
life and makes a specialty Spec. Ser. 19 9 .679 the Stadium. VA.176's Sam Story (left) tries unsuccessfully
: and Fasron Six and NARTU
[laying 'em out on the gridiron, VP-16 16 12 8 8 .600 687 to deflect pass while Thunderbolt teammate Milt Beach (right)
V/VP-62 VW-4D"B"" 11 9 .550 look on. VA-176 won the contest, blanking Fasron 109 90. struggled to a 0-0 standoff.,



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Finest Record In Four Years

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NAS Posts Outstanding For Rent
4-Rm cottage. San Juan and
-
: iNiblets St. EV 8-5503.
..c' 3-Bdrm. house. 4253 Genoa
Fire Record In 1958Although
: Ave. (-Venetia). $110 Mo. EV-

8-3295.
NAS Jax had during the past year only one % 2-Furn. Bdrms. 4740 ArapahoeAve.

fire that could be called serious, Lcdr. T. M. Payne, Station 4 S (Ortega Ten). EV 9-8129.

Security Officer and D. R. Moran, Fire Chief, agree the Sta- gr Brooks.
tion can be proud of its low fire freauency. 4-Rm. Furn. Apt. 1220 Challen
-
Records point out that NAS Ave $65 Mo. EV 9-0291. Hanks.
Jax's 222 fire runs this year "We know there are many 1-Front Cor. Rm. (Single vor

have been the lowest in four more fires than we know of or Double). 2130 Dellwood. EV-
years. In 1955, '58 and '57, NAS go to," said Moran. St. : 5-6104. Tompkins.

Jax had 287, 307 and 279 fire Moran emphasizes the point rgI'S 2-Bdrm. Unfurn. Apt. 6910-

runs, respectively. that no matter how minor or < 103rd St. $80 Mo. SP 1-2660.

NAS JAX'S largest fire occurred how small fires are, they shouldbe Summers.
in January at the NAS reported even if they have Furn. Apt. 3611 College St.

Dispensary. The total loss resulting been extiguished because pro- EV 9-7523. Shallenberg.
from the inflammationwas fessional fire fighters know 2-Bdrm. Apt. 4250 Melrose

close to 5,000. where the danger of latent flare- Ave. $55 Mo. (Contact down-

One reason seen to account for up from a fire, thought to be S : f S stairs tenant for key). Wiernik.
the low frequency of fire runs out, could reoccur.IN 2-Rms. Furn. 4422 Shawnee

this year was due to personnel OBSERVANCE of "Fire (Ortega). EV 9-3226. Nichols.

putting out fires in their minor Prevention Week" Moran stated i -nr For Sal.

phases before they had the' that future fires can be prevented CAUTION NOT USED HERE -Here is old the story of 3-Bdrm. Home. 5233 RedracSt.
chance to spread into bigger! by a study of the causes of what devastation fire can wreak If fire prevention measuresare (Murray Hill Sect.). Small
ones. fires. Although NAS Jax fire not followed. The ruins pictured above emphasize what Dwn. Pay't. EV 8-2121 after 5
fighters are kept abreast of all can occur when cleanliness is not practiced around heating p.m. Davis.
units. Below, fire broke out in house where
an apartment
Training Class the innovations in fire preven- numerous families lived. One can imagine results of such a 2-Bdrm. house. 5245 Janice
I tion, all hands should knowabout blaze if flames had spread further than they did. Cir. $300 Dwn. $66.50 Mo. EV-

___ _,. 9-0423. ( 7387).
fire and its prevention. """" "" "A"-'n'. '''''''H. ".' ... Sweeney. Shop
Planned S "
For Classes are given year-round to 4-Bdrm. house. $800 Dwn. 4732

educate as many of the station ... .. ). 'k'S* 'iTt Wheeler Ave. EV 8-6550. Rowe.
.5. SSS ': .5. ... 5'.
Gray LadiesA personnel as possible in the rudi- S 'A !SS 2-Bdrm. house. Buy equity

ments of fire prevention. 4F'S ,,"> ': and assume $54 Mo. pay'ts. 6248

Red Cross Gray Ladies Much emphasis is put on youth 4t Pennant Dr. West Kennington.

classroom training session is groups, continues Moran, becausethe *' Miscellaneous
scheduled for Oct. 27-31 at the young are the people of tomorrow Wanted: Young Navy couple
Naval Hospital. and if one learns at an would like to accompany other

Gray Lady aspirants will early age about fire prevention, Navy personnel on trip to San
undergo training daily from it will make the future fight Francisco in December. Will help

0000 to 1200.Registration. against fire easier. pay expenses. EV 9-7610. Pa-

dates set for "We t>4-. .. S checa.
were are proud of our low fire .
S .., .
October 3 and October 7 at the severity rate this year," said F 55,4,4 5S,. ,, I I'S Wanted: Three regular riders.
Hospital. Moran, "but we hope next yearto Working Hrs-0730-1600. Inquire
Women are needed to visit bring it down even further. after 1800. PO 5-2303. Luke.

patients in hospital wards, do If we do that we will be aheadof 44S Wanted: Ride from vicinity
shopping and errands for patients the game." ,, Lovegrove Rd. & Atlantic Blvd.

write letters, assist social LEADING CAUSES of fires T (Southside). Working Hrs-0800-
workers in giving personal 1630. Ext-666.
aboard NAS Jax this year have
service to patients, assist in the Wanted: Ride from cor. Lan-
been attributed to breakdown of
hospital library, pediatrics clinic electrical equipment, smoking in caster and Riverside. Working
Times But Fire
Change Hrs-0730-1610. Employed in
and ward, and perform innum- bed, and careless disposal of
berable other tasks. lighted cigarette butts. N A T T C. Ext-8220/EL 5-5719.

sincere The only interest qualifications in the welfare are a "One of the most flagrant vio- Still Same Old NemesisThis Reed.Business woman would like to

of patients and ability to serve lations is smoking in bed,"points share house with couple or will

at least one-half day week. out Moran, "because it is so rent furn. room. 1728 Layton Rd.
There's no age limit. per I dangerous from the personnel week, the nation observes its 36th Fire Prevention (Arlington Sect.). RA 4-0265

Plans are underway for a standpoint.More Week a week that has been set aside each year since Presi- after 6:30: p.m. Owen.

Gray lady coffee October 15 at fires start in the bar- dent Harding first proclaimed it officially on Fire Preven-

1000 in the Naval Hospital Recreation racks than anywhere else on the tion Day, Oct. 9, 1922, anniversary of the Great Chicago Activities Shoot
hall. station. This year 31 fires started Fire nf 1R71.
For further information there, with 29 in the shops and On the national outlook, devastation (Continued from Page 1))
con- sons die as the result of fire.
11 in private Navy quarters. wrought by fire has pledge and pay four equal
tact Mrs. W. E. Fleshman
Gray In the last decade, 100,000 per-
changed little over the years. I amounts to the keyman during
Lady chairman at extension killed fire and
sons were by I
From the fire year of Sept. 30, the drive; or can pledge the
8136, or the Red Cross office at "I'm sorry-I quite forgot your many hundreds of thousands dis
1957 to Sept. 30, 1958, the coun- entire amount and pay directlyto
the Hospital, Hospital extension party the other evening." figured. This means that about
try's financial loss from fire totaled : the Community ChestUnitedFund
50. "Oh Weren't there Americans die
,
you ? 11,500 needlesslyin
$1,275 millions with approximately on a semi-annually, quart-
fire and than twice that
2,000,000 cases of more : erly, or monthly basis.
If Rte Sfti'ktSYour number are severely burned or
fire nationally PARTICIPANTS are reminded
for life each Old
disfigured
AS USUAL, the most common year. that, too, as per the new direc-
Home. cause of fire is smoking and people and pre-school childrenare tive on solicitation in Jax, no
victims of fire.
matches with 127,000 such cases principle personnel will receive a solicia-

GET OUT of the house the minute you discover it or smell reported, or 5,000 more than was Many smoke victims and fire are suffocatedby without tion envelope. Sax has been
smoke! recorded the previous year. gases selected as one of the pilot sta-
ALWAYS be ready to use different escape routes from any The next nine causes of fires actually being burned, but too tions participating in a study of
room in your house! many deaths are caused by people -
in this past fire year, as with procedures by the President's
TEST doors before If doors who won't follow the
opening. are hot block them common -
those before, are from defectiveor Committee on Fund-Raising
with furniture or wet mattresses to keep out smoke and safety practice of not smok-
gases. Get out another way! overheated heating and cook- Within the Federal Service.
in bed.New .
.NEVER jump from upper-story windows. except as a last ing equipment, 108,500; electrical ing Military and civilian person-
resort! Wait for firemen. 106,200; unknown,67,400; rub- nel from the following commands -
HOLD smoke your and flame breath! if you have to make a dash through bish, ignition unknown, 57,000; Style will participate: Commander -

REMEMBER,' the air is usually better near the floor in a flammable liquids, 47,500; (Continued from Page 1)) Fleet Air Jacksonville;
smoke-filled room! lightning, 47,500; chimneys and It consist of a short-sleeve NAS Jax; NAS Cecil Field;

CALL the fire department at once I They know how to fight flues,35,000; children and matches white shirt with the appropriate NAAS Mayport; NATTCenter;
fire. Don't waste your time or your life trying to fighta 34,500; and open lights, rating badge, along with the Fleet Air Wing Eleven; Naval
with fire the, unless right it's extinguisher.so small you're sure you can control it flames, sparks, 18,500.In regular regulation dress. Hospital, and NARTU.

DON'T ever go back to a burning building for any reason! six of the top ten causes of The new summer uniforms Co-Chairmen for the Navy-
Smoke and fire gases from even the smallest fire can be fire, the number has increasedan may replace the cotton seersucker Duval drive is Capt. KennethR.
deadly average of almost 5,000 over dress worn by both officers Wheeler and Mrs. Charles
GET medical treatment at once, It you're burnedor last year, or a total increase of and enlisted women. Hart.
exposed to fire and smoke!
minor
Seemingly
burns or smoke inhalation can have fatal results 13,000 top ten fire cases this Both newly-tested Wave sum- In conjunction with the open-
ala ;year than last.ALTHOUGH. mer uniforms are of light-blue ing of the drive, Brinks, Inc. will

SPARKY SAYS ,, the increase in cotton material; one is a two- cash all Navy employees' checks
H number and financial loss of piece uniform (jacket and shirt); free Friday. Brinks will be at
F DON'T GIVE FIRE fires shows a negligible changeover the other a short-sleeve one- the following locations to cash

P A A PIACE TO last year, the danger to piece dress. The latter may also checks at the following times:
START human life still shows that daily get a companion long-sleeve O & R 1030-1500; Bldg. 110, 1130-

I throughout the country 31 per- jacket. 1245; and South area, 1300-1345.