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Title: Jax air news
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: October 16, 1958
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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Navy Sets Promotion Dates, Rating Quotas For E-8, E9Nov.



16 will be a big day forE8s This means that although almost ed as a "crash" program, will ed into the E-8 and E-9 grades, Service requirements for E-8

and E-9s as 925 senior 400 more chiefs will get be needed to get the first appointments which arc considered 30 year include four years in E-7, witha

chiefs and 150 master chiefs will pro-pay than will be promoted, made within a rea- career grades, before they are minimum total service of 11

be launched with the birth of there will be some of the pro- sonable time. Even with such a forced to retire as E-7s. years of which at least eight

those new rates.It moted E-9 and E-8s who will program, the Navy has had to must have been enlisted.For .
THE NAVY plans to fill up its
will mean $80 or $90 a also receive pro-pay advances. wrestle with 18,500 nominationsfor
two top enlisted grades by pro- E-9s, a minimum total of
month more in pockets for E-9s Senior and master CPO selec- the one and two star CPO
moting 150 E-7s to E-9 and 925 13 service years are required of
and $20-$30 more monthly for tions the next and future rates.
on
to E-8 yearly until '62 with the I which at least 10 is enlisted.
E-8s. rounds will be based not
on a No E-7s will be denied reen- final fill out by June 30, 1963 Time in grade varies from six
SUPPLEMENTING the 1075 but service I
quota system, on listment after 20 years of service when there will be 2800 E-9s years in E-7 for '59 apointments,
chiefs promoted into the time their commander's
new recom- until after the next examinationsfor and 8600 E-8s, thus lowering the to one year in E-8 for fiscal '60,
pay grades will be the 1468 mendation and successful com-
chiefs due to get $30 a month pletion of tests.HOWEVER senior and master CPO rates. present number of 45,100 E7sto '61 and '62 appointments, to two

pro-pay as result of the AugustE9 ON the initial This means that E-7s will be 33,700 when the ranks above years in E-8 for fiscal '63 ap-

and E-8 exams. round, a quota program, design- given two chances to be promot- have been filled. pointments. 1
a

1959 CongressDue .


To Consider

J1lX

'While Charger'It's

hard to tell at this

stage exact details of the ./
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legislative program Depart- "- I
ment of Defense is preparing Vol. 16 No. 29 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Florida October 16 1958

for next session of Congress,

according Big push,to as Navy far as Times.the Navyis VP-16 PresentedAviation (NO

concerned, is expected to be
on the hump bill and the Of-

ficer Personnel Act changes,

known. last year as White Charger. Y kh S}: Safety PlaqueThe


PROPOSED modification of highly coveted Chief of Naval Operations Aviation

the Uniform Code of Military Y Safety Award was presented this week to Patrol Squadron
Justice is in the "probably"stage : 1R.

but definitely out as far The patrol outfit, based at NAS

as Defense is concerned are any Jax, recorded almost 9,000 ac- It's awarded by Admiral Arleigh

added retirement benefits. cident-free flying hours duringthe Burke, Chief of Naval Operations -

Shape of things to come indicate past 12 months. .
that Charger will embody REAR ADMIRAL Wendell G.
Although the squadron was
permanent changes in the Of- Switzer, Commander of Fleet
only judged for its safety record
ficer Personnel Act while the Air Jacksonville, made the awardat
over the last year, it has actually
hump will be designed to relieve NAS Jax to Conidr. JacksonW.
accident-
recorded almost 14,000
current troubles. Clark, VP-16 skipper, who
,"'" "1M 0< < free hours since January, 1957.
Navy is expected to ask for '" : accepted on behalf of the squad-
permission for early retirementof ron's officers and men. IN CITING VP-16 for its out-

twice-passed-over captains I Iii The CNO Safety Award is standing feet, Admiral Switzer

and commanders, withoutany :: given annually to each type read this citation from Admiral

constructive timeinservicecredit. n ____ .__ ____.__ ___..._______n_ ___ ._____..........._.____..m."" squadron in the Atlantic Fleet Burke;
VA-44 ENLISTED TRAINING The first group of en- with the highest safety record. "The Chief of Naval Opera-
THIS IS no change from the listed men has arrived from Oceana, Va., for Instruction in a tions takes great pleasure in
new enlisted maintenance training program being started here
original idea which the Navy
by Attack Smiadron_ 44. Left to right are.C. L.Armstrong,AMC awarding VP-16 the 1958 Naval
tried to get through this year, A. D. Pearson, ADC of VA-44: M. L. Weldon, ADI and En- Happy Birthday Aviation Safety Plaque for the
except that it is now ready to sign B. P. Newlon and Lt. R. L. Read, both of VA-44. Armstrong Naval Air Station Jackson- most outstanding aviation safety
drop its original request for con- : and Weldon are with VA-76 at Oceana. ville is now 18 years old. record achieved among patrolor

structive credit. The Station was commis- attack mining squadrons in

There may be changes in the EM Maintenance sioned on Oct. 15, 1940, with the Atlantic Fleet.
new pay law, says Times. The Training Capt. Charles Mason as the of this
"The accomplishment
Comptroller says it's impossibleto first commanding 0 f f ice r.
record he added, "is the resultof
pay a man proficiency pay Started At VA44A Since then the Station has had ,
Program competent leadership, super-
unless he has qualified for it in 14 skippers.
ior technical skill and outstanding -
his .
present grade.A Only commemorative eventin
form of pay, dubbed "tran- new enlisted maintenance training program swung conjunction with the birth- airmanship."

sition pay," designed to save the into operation this week at NAS Jax. day was the special luncheon In adding his own congratu-

pay of any man promoted out of Attack Squadron 44, for the held Wednesday at the Offi- lations, Admiral Switzer said,
pro pay advance may be asked past four months in the businessof will be responsible for trainingof cers Club, with the Chamberof "Any squadron with such a fine
from Congress at the next ses- training East Coast attack all AD, AM, AO, AE, AT, and Commerce hosting a groupof safety record as this can well

pilots, this week began a new I PR rates of personnel with units top-ranking officers. be proud of its accomplishment.

sion.Unclassifieds program for training enlisted' operating the A4D. "IMPORTANCE of this awardis
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---
personnel of squadrons slated to amplified in that it shows the

receive the A4D Sky hawk. progress being made in reducing -

Local THE FIRST group of 40 rated the Navy's accident rate,"

Awaiting and non-rated men arrived by he concluded.In .

plane from Oceana, Va., last accepting the award, Comdr.
Wage SurveyAdmiral Thursday and is now engaged ina Clark cited his officers and men

training program that will require with, "Your safety attitude, air-
R. E. Cronin, Chiefof from, 20 to 35 ''days to com- manship, maintenance ability and

Industrial Relations, Depart- plete, depending on the man's efficiency made it all possible.
ment of the Navy, has ordereda rate.
"This award is not a good
Jacksonville wage-change survey of the After checking into VA-44 and luck," he noted, "and we must
Labor Market Area.
receiving assignment, the men conscious and
The .. be, ever safety
survey began Wednesdayand
got information booklets and indoctrination safety efficient in this
even more
will be
with
completed the
lectures from Lt.
air saturationand
of increasing
data forwarded to day
before October 27. Washington Bob Read and Ensign Ben New- increased operational flying
lon, officers-in-charge of the t. tasks."
Firms which furnished data on
new program.
private rates during the last full :. Also present at the ceremonywere
scale wage survey in 1957 will The next 15 days will be spentat : : : Capt. D. E. Macintosh,
be contacted by specialistsfrom the Naval Air Mobile Trainer
wage Commander Fleet Air Wing 11;
the Area Wage and Classi- learning maintenance theory.: Capt. C. L. Lambing, Chief Staff

fication Office and the Naval The first eight days are slatedto Officer to ComFltAirWing 11,
Air Station. All information ob- and Brazilian officers being
be devoted to the Skyhawkin seven
tained from private employersis trained by VP-16 in the main-

confidential. general. _Y. .. '. .. ......__ .........................._...__...__mnm..nm. tenance and operations of P2V
Based on findings during this THE FINAL seven days should HONOR STUDENT AT AK SCHOOL Charles Cregger, "Neptune" patrol bombers.

survey, new schedules of wages cover the men's specific ratings. AK3, (left) of Walnut Cove, N. C., had highest gradepoint aver-
will be issued affecting rates age with a 94, in his Aviation Storekeeper class at NATTCen- Also receiving the CNO Avia-
of pay of approximately 1700 This program of maintenance ter. Lt. Wayne Crozier presents him with graduation certificate. tion Safety Award was Reserve
Cregger has been in the Navy since March 1951. Hell return to
unclassified (blue collar) work- training will be expanded until squadron VA-741, based at
his ship, the USS Kearsarge, from which he's been absent on
(Please turn to Page 6, Col. 4)) by the first of April 1959, VA-44 TAD orders. NARTU Jax.



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pag'e AI-R October

2" JA'X NEWS 1619


Ja '-9 YOU'RE SAFER HAS ,Jax' Scout Troop 131


WITH/ UNIFORMConsider Set For Another Big YearBoy

IW z. l.-.nm. yourself fortunate!
Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr. Commanding Officer havea
Comdr. Grajstoa H. Weber You're half as likely to
Executive OfficerCommander
KAB Bixj !'..iA.r-jK'b iT ;'-' while in mili- Scout Troop 131, sponsored by NAS Jax, is set J
Rear Adm. Wendell G. avltzer ____..... ................... fatal accident Institutional
Capt. George R. Luker ................................M.............................. Chief" of Staff FalrJax tary service as out in the another big scouting year. representative i]
Capt. Uacj venon WiUtaras: ........_...._.. Chief of Staff. NAB SixCommander civilian world, according to nnnt_ T.. W.. Etter.
t1.d Air Wins Dnrtn -I"'n -- -
Capt. Donald E. Macintosh ..... .. . .. .. .......... .. ................_ dads of Troop
Capt. Charles L. Lambing ......_.................................................."...."... Chief Staff Officer figures released by Navy Several troop pertyman; Robert Anthony, A3
ZUvU Air Technical Training C.niw Times. 131 met last month for a charter sistant Scoutmaster
Capt. Chrle L. Moor. Jr. ..?.,_?.?...._...?.-?....,.......,._ Cornrnandlnic Officer t6 elect new officers ; James Ma
Comdr. Wilfred II:. neshman .................-......... Executive Officer This conclusion was drawn, review meeting gee, Assistant Scoutmaster; Jac

Capt. Alto C. Abernethy ....._-.iftf..._...........Hospitai.... ......_........,....?...... Commanding Officer said the Times, by studyingthe and to establish goals for McCurdy, Vice Chairman and.
it Aim? the charter year. Official Greeter
Capt. Norman O. Anderson ...____ ..... ....._................ .... Con+mandint Officer Statistical Abstract for ; Leon Covell
?
Comdr. William E. Hardy _....__.........____.."................._._. Executive Officer 1957 published by the Depart- MR. LOFTUS agreed to serve Publicity; Lewis Vilano, and!
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Floridaat ment of Commerce. as Committee Chairman for another Walter Heison, Advancement I
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35! Wilson will SEVERAL NEW
Rev. July 1958. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnelof Civilian death rate from year and Mr. boys have
Fleet Air Jack tonville. Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Training be Scoutmaster for another term. been accepted into the troop.I
of all ranged
Center Fleet Air 11 Naval accidents types
Wing Air Reserve Tracing Dolt and he U. S.
Naval io. tai 61.7 Other committeemen will be: I John Feder comes from Troopl
from 55.9 to per 100,00
Service Information Officer .., ___ Cb ndr. Chartet M. ThonuU
Assistant 53, Beaufort, S. C. Leon
Asaktant Service Information Officer ___._ Andrew H. Plane/ population.The William Hornsby, ; CoveD
Editor Gordon RobbU; Staff Reporters Jack Holmes. PHI; Bill Scoutmaster and Treasurer; Lon- from Pack 131; Jimmy Lewis!
Weekes JOSN: Dottle Johnson Ron
; Davis. AN. Circulation-Distribution Mary military accidental
Ann Daniel SN. Staff Photographer Joe O'Brien. PH3. nie Richburg, Assistant Scout from Troop 28, Texarkana, Tex;I
The Jsoc Air Newt Is a mem"tbe Araaed Tereea Pm Servtae. death rate last year averaged Donald Edward Grissom !
from
Materiel: ...ring In this puklioatloai can be rrprUted providing credit is master and Secretary; Troop
INP-Elvea. ffcoUgrapha, valees etherwiee credited are otOeiai U. S. Navy phetoEdlterlat 34 per 100,000 men in uni- Moran, and Frank Grissom, Out- 303, Hutchinson, Kan.; Troyl

effleea looaUd In Reem i 00 Main AdmtelstraUoa BitfldtaC. :Pta u form. doorsmen; William Parker, Pro- Franklin, from Pack 131; Joseph!
........ MM. Saw STI er IlL
III !
McCambridge from Newark.
We Have Job To Do N. J.; Patrick Cooney; Richard

Parker; Richard Prick; Jerry

x d : Branuh; Gerald Sasser, and El-|
Let's Face It! You CAN 31 i liott Richards.

__ Following scouts were given!
j_ t One Year Pins recently: Steve
_
Help The Less Fortunate"Let's : : Wilson, Jackie McCurdy, Tom

re Tyler, Frankie LaGrange, Nicky
_____ Peters, M. Samples, James Vil- |
Face it" is far more than a slogan. It is an attitude -
lano and Mike Peters.
that we must generate if the 1958-59 Community
Chest-United Fund campaign is to be successful. Jackie Loftus, James Magee
and Don Moran received Two |
Let's face the actual facts. Duval County has grown k Year Pins.
and is continuing to grow. Clearest proof of the unusual
growth is reflected by the fact that in 1953 there were 60,861 _

school children. This year the schools are prepared for .
90,258. More people mean more services. {i Navy Wives

MILITARY AND CIVILIAN personnel of eight Navy _
commands in the area will be asked to contribute to the Corner
Community Chest-United Fund in the current drive which ; :.. .Y

continues until Nov. 7. Navy personnel, both military and Members of the Jax Navy
civilian, have supported this campaign in the past in sucha Wives Club gave a surprise wed-
fashion as to win the hearts of the populace. Everyonein ding coffee for Mrs. Joseph Cal-

town looks to the Navy and its personnel to "come houn, formerly Rose Wilson, past
through." We have not failed yet. chaplain of the Club.

It has always been a popular saying in Jacksonville that NEW PREXY Lcdr. Charles Neeley, (left) new presi- Regular monthly meeting was
"you can always bank on the Navy to do its share" the dent of Navy Jax Officers Toastmasters Club receives gavel of held October 1, at the Club-
in this office from retiring president, Comdr. C. E. Rich during installation house in Dewey Park. Mrs. Al
Navy case meaning connected with it
its
everyone ,
ceremonies last
week at the 'O' Club.32Year .
Rose Mrs. Woodfern Hall and
military personnel and their dependents, and its civilian em- ,
ployees and their dependents.The Mrs. Donald Sehorn were host-
Career esses for the evening.
Navy family is a proud one, and always extends a Ends New members are the Mes-
hand to those who need it. Traditionally the Navy has beena dames James Murphy, Eugene

service to the community, as well as to the nation. It is For Fasron Six ChiefA Kubisiak and Willie Canady.
tradition which others envy and admire.
The Club voted to sponsor a
LET'S FACE IT. THERE ARE HUNDREDS of families 32-year Naval career came to end recently for Carl Brownie and Girl Scout Troop

less fortunate than ours. These unfortunate people are rightin Owens, AOC, to tunes played by the Jax Navy Band and be- in the Ortega Hills-Dewey Park

our midst-some of them are your neighbors, many of fore the assembled crew of Fasron Six in a ceremony at NAS area. For further information,
them too proud to let you know of their plight. What can we contact Mrs. Bryan Brosche, EV

do for them? You can be very important to these people by Jax.To honor the departing chief, 72395.

caring. Because you care, you can help them through their Comdr. Glenn Phillips, skipperof Pacific until the war was over. Mrs. Murphy, president, together -
miseries so they can become useful citizens once again.A Fasron Six, had the crew assembled He came to Jax for the first with Mrs. Wallace Ever-

genuine way to make life more pleasant for these for a personnel Inspec- time when reporting to NATr- oski and Mrs. Robert Miller,
people is to contribute to the Community Chest-United Fund. tion, then handed the reins over Center as an instructor in 1946. have been attending the 21st
There are 42 agencies within the CC-UF, each providing a to Owens. With exception of two years in National Convention of Navy

much-needed service. When you give, you give through the THE CHIEF inspected the groupin in Norfolk, chief Owens has served Wives in Newport, R. I.
Community Chest-United Fund to the 42 agencies. a time-honored tradition for Jax since that time.

MOST PEOPLE ARE FAMILIAR with the 42 agencies, enlisted men leaving the Navy OWENS TOOK: final leave of A couple of girls handed the
the Navy after the special inspection cashier at a cafeteria, on theirway
while some would like to know who they are. The 42 after 30 years or more. -
with
II with the words, "I'm out, a slip of paper
agencies are: American Red Cross, Boy Scouts, Boys' Home It was a fitting climax to a convinced there are some fine the numbers 1004180 on it. This

Association, Boy Service Council, Brewster Hospital, Camp career that started in May 1926 young men coming up who can satisfied the cashier, who let

Fire Girls, Catholic Charities, Children's Home Society, and saw Owens playing an important handle the situation. them pass without paying.
role in aviation from However
Children's Museum Child he doesn't intend to "Why?
Guidance and
Speech Correction the time he served aboard the go far, having ,
Clinic, Clara White Mission, Daniel Memorial Home, Day first aircraft carrier USS Lang- job on the local already scene. landeda for Well it reads: "I owe nothing
I ate
Nursery, Brentwood Nursery, Cumberland Nursery, Naldo ley in August of 1931. nothing. _

Nursery, Family Consultation Service, Girl Scouts, Good As time passed, chief Owens fv fy.3rT;. }r\yY$::}\S"n}a.'.> 'x,Ya;}.y'}i,
t} :'
} < '
'Qc
will Industries, Heart Association (Northeast Florida), Hope put three different carriers into- } $ ,

Haven Hospital, Jewish Welfare Society, Legal Aid Association commission. These were the then n x
big flattops, USS Ranger, York-
Multiple 'Sclerosis Society, Old Folks Home, Pine
and He
town Hornet. was .
on .
Castle Day School, Pine Castle Work Shop, Salvation Army, board the Hornet when Gen. i ;'7A't,Vh k.S. Y>2'Ya e ;.? !v8 rrw {

Salvation Army Emergency Home for Women, Salvation Jimmy Doolittle made his famous

Army Red Shield Transient Lodge, Senior Center, TravelersAid flight to deliver first

Society, USO, Visiting Nurse Association, Volunteers of bombs ever dropped on Japan.

America, YMCA, J. W. Johnson Branch YMCA, OpportunityBranch HE WAS ALSO aboard the <. .:

YMCA, YWCA and A. L. Lewis Branch YWCA. vessel when she was sunk by

You have a chance to be a first-rate citizen by helping the enemy and he spent a few ;,I L

hundreds of unfortunates in own town through these hours in the "drink" before L : .ijj {
your "
..... :,. ., .,.....,, ... .. .
42 agencies.You being picked up. SPARROW'S y. .....:;::: <:':;: :" >;:t.n.''''< }<'''::;;
WhrfighterDdffiJ A Navy F8U'3 III all-
can't build a community on cement and stone and After a short tour of duty guided rnrsile The Tilatest. T armament,Crusader the III

profit alone. You build it on people. And "let's face it," aboard the destroyer that rescued a speed of Over ? missile Sfparftaining

people have problems and more people have more problems. him, Owens remained in the pounds.develop Crusader 26,0001 pounds III t mph rated at is Mach 12 feet 2 and long its and jet weighs engine?? can 35D
of
thrust with afterburnerf .



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October 16 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page3


The _ ._. .

Up LADDER Sea, Shore Duty Cut-Off Dates SetThe I ,



With Civilians year old sea-shore new assignment orders, eliminating MN2, DKC, DK1 DMC, DM1
rotation program Is taking a transfers by rate and DM2 rates.

(PeriodcaUtthe Jax Air new thrust toward completing Instead of by Individual Because stability In fleet

News in cooperation with the Industrial its goal of Increasing the orders, Increasing men to assignments have been Increased -
Relation Department "stability" of fleet assign- technical schools before sea since the new pro-

will list various promotions ments. duty, and moving near the gram went Into effect, fleet

Naval Air Station personnel.) : Navy Times recently reported time when two years will become commanders no longer haveto IEsS
the minimum for shore sweat their personnel situ-
On the promotion roster effective -! the Navy's move toward -
duty and three for sea dutyon ation. tht
Aug. 11, 18, and 25 were adding another six _
stabilized tours. Now command Is able
25 employees, 12 from Over- months to shore-duty tours In every With TbeToastmasters
haul and Repair Department, 17 enlisted rates, and settingnew To get the sea-shore tourson to plan its personnel programat
three from Public Works, nine duty cut-off dates for an even keel, BuPcrs has least a year ahead of time,
from Supply Department and sailors due for shore duty in ordered new "normal" shore for they will know just whena

one from Miscellaneous. June, 1959. duty for 48 months for YNC, man is due for transfer or N a v y ,Civilian Toastmasters
discharge, and still know four
Promoted at 0 & R were Lillian Other gains from this plan YN1, YN2, PNC, PN1, PNZ, months ahead of time when Club Installed its new slate of

Amos, clerkstenographerGS3 result in giving EM four JOC,. J01, and JO2 rates and from where replacementswill officers at its Tuesday meetingat '

to clerk-stenographer GS-4; months advanced notice of and 36 months for MNC, MN1, be arriving. the Holiday House. Some 50
Louis Barilla, supervising aeron- people were on hand, Including
autical power plant engineer wives and guests.

GS-11 to supervising aeronautical Traffic Tickets \ Lii Installed were: :Max Suter,

power plant engineer, GS-12; N president; Lawton Green, educa-

Jefferson Coats, aircraft assembler Issued To 123 : ) tional vice-president; Aubrey
to aircraft mechanic (gen- :;, .; Silvey, administrative vice-pre-

eral); Thomas Cox, progressman sident; Norman Brooks, secret-
(aircraft mechanic general) to During September : :: ary; Jnior Teske, treasurer, and

supervisory production control- Frank Roberts, sergeanatarms.On .
During the month of September
man (O&R) Henry Flannagan, '\? hand to preside over the
123
aircraft accessories & equipment approximately installation was Don Mueller, Lt.
traffic tickets issued by :
repairman to aircraft mechanic were 1'k > Governor for the northern dis-
Station Police to violators '
(general). 't trict.
'
aboard the Naval Air Station. 5' )
Leon Holmes, laborer (cleaner Approximately 136 cases Highlighting Tuesday's pro-
) to laborer; Pauline Pratt, appeared before the Traffic : : gram were speeches by Suter,
clerk-typist GS-3 to clerk (typ- Officer and US Commissioner. : who waxed psychologically on

ing) GS-4; Thomas JSams/ lab- the "Hula Hoop"; Silvey, elucid-
orer (cleaner) to laborer; Em- These cases involved tickets 't ating on the "Proper Phrase-
I
mett Stogner, electroplater to I for the following offenses: reck- ology"; Andy Planey, lampooning -

leadingman aircraft cleaner. less driving, 14; obstructing traf- '- the missile program In
fic, five; improper parking, 24; "What's Wrong With Our Mis-
Mary Strickland, clerktypistGS3 failed to stop light or sign, 10;I siles," and Ernest Newberg who

to clerk (typing) GS-4; speeding 35; involved in accident -! ________ A pacified women guests with his
Robert William, Jr., aircraft 23, and miscellaneous offenses >; .2 ____________: talk on "The Weaker Sex."
mechanic (general) to inspector
34.Following. Evaluators, headed by Ben
,
(aircraft assembly; and Mild-
Ballering, were Emmett Glasgow -
is a breakdown of __ ._..._
_
red Witherspoon, clerk typist H Frank Roberts, Melvin
action taken restriction 58
restriction -
GS-3 to clerk (typing GS-4. : ; NEATNESS PAYS OFF PIc:. Isaac Lawless, (left) receives Hawker and Ivan Sanders. Top-
and CO for action, four; congratulations from Lt. Col. William P. Mitchell, commanding .
Advanced in Public Works probation, 13; traffic school, 10; officer of the NATTCenter Marine Aviation Detachment icmaster was Don Moran, with
were James Brazeal, truck restriction and traffic school, at a meritorious mast held to commend Lawless as military Gordon King as toastmaster for

driver to truck driver (heavy) ; one; warning, 21; dismissed, 10, honorman of his AvFund company. Military honorman Is the event.
selected for and
consistently high military bearing appearance.
James Lacy, truck driver to and commanding officer for
truck driver (heavy) ; and David action, seven. BRAN TWISTEROnce

Way, truck driver to truck The US Commissioner acted Supply Department Cited For upon a time a king allowed -

driver (heavy). upon six cases, five probationsand a number of minters to

Promoted in Supply Depart- one fine. Increases In Effectiveness"NAS make a specific coin for circu-

ment were Vera Broderick, typ- Of tickets issued during September lation.
ist GS-2 to clerk-typist GS-3 seven were forwardedto Jacksonville is third largest Class 'A' Air Station After a while, it was dis-
Mildred Castello, stock control other commands for action from viewpoint of number of standard stock demand re- covered that one of the mintersdid

clerk GS-3 to shipment clerk and two persons who received quests processed," reported Capt. Kenneth Wheeler, NAS not use the prescribed mix-

(typing) GS-4; Jay Ellis, sup- tickets were transferred from Jax Supply Officer, recently in discussing the Station's tures of metals. His coins weighed -
ervisory stock control clerk GS6to NAS Jax and no further actionwas latest Aviation Supply- Office Effectiveness Report. I less. .... ,
supervisory general supply taken. Capt. Wheeler continued, How is it possible to deter-
"NAS Jax is an example of the cal year 1958 with a gross effectiveness mine which minter was guiltyby
assistant GS-7 William Feely,
; "
achievement in increased sup- of 85.3 per cent,
performing just three weigh-
tabulating machine operation
supervisor GS-7 to tabulating Let's Face It. ply effectiveness in day-to-day stated Capt. Wheeler. ings?

equipment operation supervisor operations made possible by the With a lowered personnel ceil- (Answer on Page 5))

GS-8; Julian Helvenston, equip- Oct. 9 Nov. 7 activity's own initiative. ing for fiscal 1958, the Station

ment specialist (general) GS7to "THE STATION wound up fis-, had to cope with additional prob-

equipment specialist (general) lems, after finishing with 82.8 Credit Union

GS-9; Gordon King, supervisory per cent in fiscal 1957.
( lowers New
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specialist (general) ---
equipment In the initial period of read-
GS-9 to supervisory equipment )e 4 Vq I justment to expanded supply sup- Car Rates

specialist (general) GS-11. XMl ri'r'V port responsibilities, the Station'sgross Andrew Carlson, presidentof
effectiveness rate droppedto the Jax Federal
Navy Cre-
r-414.4z ).4' 4
PW Civilian Gets M J ,. 76.1 per cent for the first dit Union, announced this

i 4% : '_. I; quarter, ending Sept. 30, 1957. week the Board of Directorshas

AwardCaptain ,_ ,.. INVENTORY control proce- voted to lower interest
Superior t 4 "4i dures started here as corrective rate on new car loans, begin-

James H. Etter NAS measures include: (1)) stockingof ning with 1959 models.

Jax Public Works Officer, pre- an item on the basis of two The interest rate will be
sented a Sustained Superior i demands in six months rather lowered to 3/4 of 1% each

Achievement Award and a checkof than three demands within 90 month on the unpaid balance.
appreciation to Carmela Truittof __ I"-,5 days; (2) action to obtain reduc- This will] average about 4'/4%
Design Division last week. _4 4vs ) 4, tion of ASO use of code 32; (3)) a year and you'll have 30
advance planning for use of months:: to repay.
Miss Truitt received the award local purchases under special This action was taken to

for the work she accomplished "D" allotments; (4) increase in benefit the borrower and also

during the recent survey of all stock range of items requestedby to move some' of the excess
Naval and government real pro- money the Credit Union has
ships at NAAS Mayport.And .
perty. on deposit.If : .
(, 4 t1 *404 (5)) increased planningin you're contemplating -
Along with fellow workers she 4,,, purchase
spent six months preparing the 4 V r4'( ,4c development of requirementsfor of a 1959 automobile,

survey and during this time she q/ _________ / 4 44.' deployment changes; (6)) see your Credit Union and
44) _____ ; :4 42
worked under extreme pressurein / __ / take advantage of the reduced
'
4 more extensive use of system-

performing. a timeconsumingjob. ,.".";".,,_;,_,.___ "": N-"N _" 'H""m ;,,,w_._-__ ,"' ,", ,y,,_,_.'_' __'_ tapping, and (7)) establishmentof interest This reduced rate. rate in no way
JOB WELL DONE James H. Etier NAS Jax Public
Capt.
a Special Programs Sectionin will affect the borrowers Insurance -
Miss Truitt is the first employee Works Officer, presents a Sustained Superior Achievement
Division of Award to Carmela Truitt for the exceptional way she workedon Issue Control as a prime coordinating which is carried on
in
Design a recent survey of all Government-owned property aboard and all loans. This cost is absorbedby I
Public Works to receive such an the Station. Mrs. Truitt is a clerk-sienographcr in Design Division follow-up group the Credit Union.
award. of Public Works Department. on problems in supply action. I i



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4 JAX AIR NEWS



Workmen's Tool s Give trtfJ



Barracks Modern LookSeveral

(Mainside\ and NATTCenter

movies daily, 1800 and 2000, unless -
barracks have recently been renovated and
made into living spaces for personnel, it has been revealedby otherwise specified. Satur-
NAS Jax Public Works Department. day, Sunday and holidays, 1400,
1800 and 2000. Hospital movie
The barracks were formerlyused
for offices, clothing and showers and drying rooms were :. daily, 1900.)
remodeled as part of renova- Thursday, October 16
small stores and storage space.
tion with refinished wall board Mainside IT, (Terror from
Approximate cost of renovationis
$50,000.IN covering the walls and ceilingsof Beyond. Space) with Marshall

BUILDINGS 910 and 915, the drying room. Thompson.,
Plaster walls in the shower NATTCenter Wild Blue

NATTC Career room were given a special vinyl Yonder, with Wendell Corey.
Enemy from Space.
painting.In Hospital -

Team ShowingSea Building 930, formerly occupied (Science Fiction) with Brian

by Special Services, Donlevy.
Power FilmThe Household Goods Field Office Friday, October 17

Naval Career Appraisal and Clothing and Small Stores, 4 Mainside Light In The For-

Team at NATTCenter has been new asphalt tile flooring has est, (color outdoor drama).
been laid. NATTCenter IT (Terror
giving a presentation of slides I
and discourse, e n tit led "Sea INTERIOR walls and ceilings ENJOY LOUNGE FACILITIES. Enlisted men of PatrolS from Beyond Space).
Power 1958. have been given a good repainting {audron 16, now quartered in newly-renovated Building 930, Hospital Wild Blue Yonder,
The 60-minute program em- and shower rooms have been enjoy recreational facilities of a new lounge in the building. with Wendell Corey.
Watching television are, left to right, Wade Breaxel. AN Allen Saturday October
phasizes importance of the sea remodeled. Rich, AN; Alan DeMarre, AN, and John Jensen, AN. Mainside Proud RebelAlanLadd
lanes in national defense, and According to Frank McKinley, I -
shows some of the newest de- Director of Public Works Main- and Olivia De Haviland.

velopments in ships and wea- tenance Control, all new furni- Youngsters Recipients NATTCenter Light in the
is not have Forest, with James. McArthur
pons. It as many ture was purchased for Building
thought, a "shipping over lec- 'and Joanne Dru.
930.This Hospital IT (Terror from
ture. includes new bunks, mat- Charitable Venture"Where
The team, II. S. Arnold, SMC, tresses, lockers, chairs, tables Of Beyond Space).
and B. E. Curtis, AEC, have Sunday. October 19
I and floor lamps.Teachers "
is ? the tossle-haired boy.
Hayes inquired
presented 12 programs, and more Mainside Party Crashers
are scheduled. The material is "He's got the duty today, but we have plenty of replace- (action drama) with Bobby

aimed for both civilian and Naval Sought By ments," came the reply. Driscoll.

Those were the first words NATTCenter Proud Rebel.
personnel. Duval School SystemDuval -
ing of the junior boy's dormi-
Total attendance to date has County needs elemen- uttered as the Weekend Fathersof tory at the Home. Hospital-Light in the Forest.

been 1222. The team hopes to tary teachers and a high school the Aviation Ordnancemen Monday, Octobed 20
reach everyone at the Center. librarian to fill vacancies in the Schools' NATTCenter arrivedat Everyone knows that a sailoror Mainside Susannah of the
Chief Arnold has been givingthe the Jacksonville Baptist Home Marine gets plenty of paint-
public school system. Mounties (reissue of that ol' favorite -
chores
I ing while in service but
,
lectures since Curtis went for Children.
Any interested, qualified when he volunteers for ) Shirley Temple in child-
to Bainbridge, Md., for two teachers should phone EL 5-8871, ARRIVE THEY did. Twenty paintingon hood.

weeks of Career Appraisal extension 244, for further information strong, ready for a day's workof in his order.day off, an explanationis NATTCenter Party Crashers

School. painting and general clean- (action drama).
Better community relations i
Hospital Proud Rebel.
could be the answer, but when
There's More To Tuesday, October 21MainsideThunderbirds
the thought of helping little
with
N ,
Shopping Centers children have more enjoyable John Derek.
1LJItr surroundings was mentioned, the
: NATTCenter Susannah of
Than Meets EyeThe Ordnancemen were the answer. the Mounties.

nation's shopping centers ?: { ,{ NOW IN THE third week of Hospital Party Crashers.

have been described as an ideal] the project, 40 men have joinedthe Wednesday October 22

medium through which the Navy: ranks of the painting brigade, Mainside Kings Go Forth,
can inform the public ,of its: giving more than 300 hours of with Frank Sinatra and Natalie
function.In work, and they expect to con- Wood.

Washington, the 3ND Com- tinue this project for three NATTCenter Thundrebirds.

mandant, Admiral Chester A. months. Hospital Susannah of the
Wood, submitted to Admiral Ar- After the painting is completed, Mounties.

leigh Burke, CNO, a report on about 100 bicycles are on the
the month-long recruiting effort agenda for repairs, as well as & -s.r .
conducted jointly with the Armyat broken toys.

Bergen Mall Shopping Cen- In addition to man hours con-
ter in Paramus, N. J. tributed, the Weekend Fathers

Because the Navy listed 135 fs d E have given sheets and towels to fF;

prospective enlisted during the the boys, while one talented
venture, the report recommended chief completely overhauled and
that the centers be
shopping
repaired a very much used tele-
contacted for opportunities to vision set.During .
install attractive Navy exhibits. { : />
., the noontime break
and after the days work is done, It

NATTCenter Wives ..... .. '>>:-" '. -- .- companionship for the youngsters '
number of hours is a must. As one husky Marine
THREE HUNDRED-PLUS That's man
Assist New GroupA that have bean put in to far by men of Aviation Ordnancemen put it, "I was sore for three days
kickoff luncheon for the School at NATTCenter for the Baptist Home for Children. The after running and playing with
project is painting and general repairing of the children's those ,
kids, but it
All Wives Club was worth it..
was sponsoredby
rooms. To date, 40 men have donated weekends for this worthy
the NATTCenter Wives Club cause. Painters are, left to right Pfc. Fred Simes, Pfc. Delmer
last week. Stinson CWO Kenneth Girkey, and Jesse Smith, A03. Hyde, Dadey Team For >:{.'
Name tags for the 210 guests 'f.. :.5
AE (A) School i .
HonorsJack
were made by Mrs. Helen LaRue.
Furnishing music was Mrs. Donna Call Issued For Favorite Hyde, AE3, of Cullman, I

Knoerr at the organ. Ala., and Gary Dadey, AEAN, of

Arrangements were in chargeof Navy Bean Soup RecipesOn Phillips, Nebr., were honor stu- r
the following: Honorary dents in this week's Aviation .1LfY3

Chairman, Mrs. C. L. Moore; cold, blustery days, nothing nts included were really original.One Electrician's Mate School, Class
,General Chairman, Mrs. BettyZ satisfies the palate more than a A, graduation.
man suggested an apple
o w a r k a ; Decorations, Mrs. big bowl of Navy Bean Soup. flavoring in his bean soup; an- Hyde, who joined the Navy in
Trudy Santille; and assistants,I Especially if it's the original other displayed a liking for bean February 1956, has been assigned

Mesdames W. E. Fleshman, recipe of a Navyman.To soup with a touch of whisky for I to Fasron 112 at NAS Whidbey
Lenora Wright, Judy Friar, Nell find the best Navy Bean Island, Wash.
that "special" taste.
Cook, Mary Todd, Margaret Soup, a Memphis, Tenn., news- Dadey is slated to go to NAS : : > ?*' :. .
Mitchell Isabel Paris is sponsoring another bean: Last year's winner was C. Alameda
McCurdy, paper Calif. He's been in the
CSC of San Juan Naval
Davidson and Ina Peterson. soup contest in conjuction with I Smith, Navy since October 1957.
Navy Day activities at NAS Base, Puerto Rico.
Memphis.The Recipes, which must be for six Mail ' orderly at mail call
Let's Face It. response to last year's servings, may be forwarded to "Letter for Cdadwinszkeredonoszly" : Jaci Johnson. title 9 II'1
Public Information Officer Chief got of Mii-
contest, in which a few Jackson- Print
at
Las
Oct. 9-Nov. 7 ville cooks were entered, was Naval; Air Technical Training, Voice from rear of barracks: tteernationatFodotprints Vegas when the-
world-wide. Some of the ingredi- NAS Memphis, Tenn. "What initial?" Association -

conYlnUon.Page .



October_ 16 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page S




: : Leaders Breathe Hard




p r In Ten-Pin leagues



Upsets were a dime a dozen in Mainside bowling play

b last week with early-season leaders continuing to tumble

and present leaders being pushed by close pursuers.

The National League scramblehas
developed into a threewaytie and FAW-11 all posted 3-1 wins.

Y for the top between Com Other shutouts were,posted by

Fair Jax "A," Operations and Fasron Six "B;" VP-18; VW-4

V 679th "B." "D;" O&R Officers; NARTU "A;"

THE AMERICAN circuit is Communications; VAH-1; Fasron

still firmly controlled by VW-4 Six "A," and VAP-62 "B."

Week's honors in the National
"B" but FAW-11 has started to
f. loop were monoplized by tho
push from its runnerup slot.

: In last week's competition, i surprising Operations pinspillerswith
++dM 4
VAP-62 "B" downed VA-44 "B," Ensign Evanoff posting a
221 high game and 532 high
4-0; NARTU "B" thumped Den-

tal "A" and VP-16 blanked Hospital series.
HIGH TEAM series was snaredby
both by shutout scores.
_. (2403) while tho
--""- Operations
NEW "SWAN" BOATS ARRIVE HERE Five new "Swan" sailing craft have arrived at Also, Dispensary "A" ran over same club grabbed high team
NAS Jax. The boats were purchased by Special Services for recreational sailing purposes for VAH-1; Operations stopped VW4 -
military personnel. Each craft is 13-feet long and has fibreglass hull. The "Swan" boats, easy to "A," and VAP-62 "A" tripped game with an 889.

handle, are considered virtually non-sinkable. Unloading boats upon arrival here are, (on ground, YW-4 "C," all by 3-1 counts. In the American League, Milt
left to right) Gordon McCoy, SA: Robert Jarvis AN; Dewayne Littlepage, AA and Dallas Joseph Jorin of the Marine Barracks
AN. On truck are John Bidmead, SA Warren Gallagher, SA Donald Davis, SA, and Donald Berry AND, 679th "B, VW-4 "B, hustled a 219 high game effort
FN. 679th "A"; VP-16; Operations,
while Ken Meadows of VW-4

"B" captured high individual
[Remember 57' }' is 'S3t
'Swan Boating'Becoming b series on a fine 550.

The 'Cane Hunters "B" squad

houling VP-16 VogueFive copped high team game with an

871 and high series ((2539)).
small boats

|n Grid Upset have arrived aboard sailing the Sta- i mws Individual average leaders con-
Christensen
tion for recreational use of tinue to be Ralph ,

'Supposedly out of title con- military personnel.The \ k. r;;x sk4 ComFair Jax "A," with 177 in

ntion, defending champion VP- boats are the "Swan" the National and Ralph Tice,

knocked the titlehopingops class of craft, are 13-feet long I Webb-Bisenius Tandem VW-4 "B" leading the American

: out from challenging VA- and have a fibre-glass hull. circuit with 199.

[-1 while the 679th Air Force Extremely safe, the boats are American .
Lost P.r.FAW11B'
Won
Two-Ball Golf Team
unned VW-4 in top games on claimed to be nonsinkable.So I WinnerHarry 11 3 .850

1st week's Mainside Touchotball light in weight, the craft 233 834 9 .'134VP.16
Webb and Mary Bisenius captured low gross 20 ..714spec.
8
League slate. can be easily carried by four VAP-62 "n"
honors in a highlight of the All-Station Mixed Two-Ball Golf !: Ser. J9 9 .6'19
[ Not caring to go down with- men. They are cat-rigged and l"l'lron-6 "A" J6 8 .661
t Tourney at the NAS Jax links last Sunday. O&R Officers ,J6 12 ..5'11VW
last
a fight year's pennant- have one sail. 4 "D" 11 9 ..556679th
-
inning VP-16 club scored earlyVAHl's The Navy Jax Sailing Club Low net crown is being worn "A" 4 14 ..53GFAETU
by Frank Cadel and Nellie Page Mary Bisenius won this event in "A" 1 .500
highly touted war- has been directed to supply P 11 .4tO
after the duo posted a 79, then the "fair sex" division. NATITU'C13' 114 161/4 .4 10
|ors and went on to a 7-0 de- sailing instructors for the new 12 20 .375
Hospital
ion on Stadium turf. boats at no charge. aided by a 12% handicap came BLIND BOGEY honors were Marine Bks. 9 19 .321

[The loss shoved the Heavy Although currently availableat out with a 66% winning total. jointly shared by teams of Mr. omFalr Disbursing Jax "B" 10 6 22 18 .3J3.250

ttack outfit into fifth place. the NAS Jax Fish Camp, SECOND IN low net competition and Mrs. Harry Thompson and Dental "n""A" 6 6 26 J8 ...280VA44 .J88KATIcmAL (

[W-4 lost valuable ground, losg they will be moored in the was Mr. and Mrs. Earvin Mr. and Mrs. Rick Bartin.

a first place tie with 679th future at new Station sailing Scott, with 88-19&-68& Lcdr. Officers Wives golf is Team Won Lost P.r.Con17alr .
group Jax "A" J8 8 1110
wife
the Air Force lads pinned a facilities on Bluff road at the Don Foulk and Peggy, planning a two-ball tournamentfor Operations 21 7 ..750674th
third with 1002970. 8 ..750VPi8
j>-6 reversal on the Cane Hunt- foot of Ranger street. placed October 19 at the Station "n" 19 24 9 .679
Longest drive honors were won .
s.679th by Scott and Mrs. Helen Brown. course. VW.4"A""A" 455 59 .2255VA44
has a 5-0-1 record while4 "A" IS 13 .5.16
Boxers Scottie also captured nearest to The NAS Jax links are open FAlrOf\-6 "D" J5 13 .536
possesses a 4-1-0 slate.i PrimpingFor 14 ..5110VAir1
the 16th hole whilePOWER the Station and OkR Enl. J4
the pin to
ird place is held by NARTU'sIrmidable I on everyone on 16 16 .500
with cooler weather and a coursein V AP- 2 "A" 13 15 .4B4
pigskin troupe, holdg Of Supply 14 18 .438
Opening excellent shape, large crowdsare FAETU "B" II H ,'t93
| a 2-1-2 mark. Commun. 11H 20tf ..359Dispensary
the next few
expected on
NARTU downed Fasron 1096 10 18 .37
New WarsThe weekends. Waves W 1<5427J: !
Ring
while VP-16 was earning D""ntal "B" 7 21 .250
I 6 26 .188
VW-4 "C"
second win of the week, af0
Jax Navy boxing team
verdict VF-173. Leathernecks Pace
over hapless has begun workouts prior i to Answer to brain twister
j Fasron Six downed arch-foe
sron 109 in the weeks closing I start of the 1958-59 pugilisticslate Center Keg Firing I 1. Take one coin from each

ntest 7-6. with mittmen working out minter and weigh them all to-

daily at Mainside gym from 1400 ofua't; c;: Sv Keglers of Marine Aviation gether.
In the VW-4-679th "title"intest
to 1900. Detachment remain atop the
it was a matter of a 2. Pick one of these coins and
NATTCenter intramural scratch
ssing quarterback against a Coach Chuck Phillips urges all weight. This will determine which
bowling league but being
nning field general. The Cane interested persons to contact are the coins should have and how
pressed by three teams.
nters possessing the heavierm him at extention 585. much is missing in the faulty

and a crack hurler, but Returnees are headed by All- The Marines hold a 14-2 rec- coin.

ing outdone by the slick rung Navy champions Lawrence Ho- ord, followed by Aviation Ord- 3. Take one coin from the first

of qarterback Chuck Raley ward of Fasron Nine and Billy nancemen, 13-3, Support Splinters minter, two from the second,

the winning club. Martin of NATTCenter. 12-4, and Naval Air Weapons three from the third, and so on,

Systems School, who also hasa depending, on the number of

Others include the brother 12-4 record.Individually. minters, and weigh them all
enter Grid Roost team of Hank and Ron Pearson. how
yfi the Marines hold together. Then figure out

uled By Ensigns Phillips says he's hoping to put down top honors. High game of much these would weigh, if

together a strong Novice team the young campaign was a 232 they all had the correct weight.
I First round action in the (newcomers) which Jax Navy ;YIrf4 betweenthe
rolled by Osborne Densmore, and Divide, the difference
TTCenter Intramural Foot11 has been lacking in .for several ; high average honors are still in two totals by the number of
League came to an end last
years. the grasps of Fred Asberry, who minters minus one. Answer will
ek of the
with the Ensigns First match of the season, although increased his lead from 171 to be in multiples of the missing

Nation Ground Officers School still in tentative stages, 175. weight and reveal the cheating
ving back into the spot.The I
top is with Raiford Prison, always a minter.
Missilemen of NAWS I tough opponent. Date has not
hool, tied in two starts last
Serv. Shorts
been decided yet. Spec. Jax Sailing Club To Raco
Vk, remained a close contendfor -

the crown. Candidates are being soughtfor Sunday At Palatka Club

he first for the Missile- Mixed Doubles Ten-Pin the Jax Navy varsity bas-

bn ended game in a scoreless tie League Sets FormationA ..,...,..,.,.,. ,,.."'," ",,,m,, __""""' ,- ketball squad. Interested per- This week's Greater Jackson-Re-
th PACKED All. sons should contact Special Services ville Sailing Championship
| Aviation Fundamentals as
mixed doubles bowling is scheduled for Sunday at
1 new Navy champion Billy Martin Athletic Office, extension gatta
a contest with AO School. league is planned to start actionat works out with the Jax Navy 585. the St. Johns Yacht Club in Pa-

The Ensigns defeated AvFund the NATTCenter alleys Octo- boxing team in preparation for latka.
"13, to take the lead, while coming slate of bouts. Martin, Mainside intramural basket-
AK School ber 17 at 1900.Interested of the NATTCenter MAA force, A 11 sailing enthusiasts are
Storekeepers of ball is slated to start October 27.
hopes to repeat his champion.
ned persons should con- encouraged to take part in tho
the winless Splinters
ship. Boxers are working out
Deadline for entries is October
and AE School took a 14-7 tact R. M. Stage, AQ1, at NAWS dai'v at Mainside gym from event. Last Sunday's races were

ision from the Marines. School, phone 8447. 1400 to 1900. 22 at 1200. canceled due to high winds.



6 JAX AIR NEWS October 16 1958

..
w r e

Let's Face It. DIAPER I


Oct. 9-Nov. 7 DOINGSThe


''t Naval Hospital had 22

One Feel new arrivals last week.
Might 4I
%' t : The new little bundles are:

Detroit Pulse : Boy, John Nathan, to Paul Le-
Maire, EMI, and Mrs. LeMaire;

Girl, Sharon Kay, to Russell
Aboard StationThis Martin, A A, and Mrs. Martin;

'itw Girl, Maria Renee, to A2C andMrs.
is the third in seriesof
( a
John Truett, and Girl, Denise -
"Did You Know?" articles,
Yvonee, to William Weaver,
depicting interesting, little known BM3 and Mrs. Weaver, all born
facts and figures about the Sta-
z 1 +{; Sept. 19.
tion, its size and capacity.)
Also Baby Girl, to Oliver Lee,
It would not be surprising for TN, and Mrs. Lee; Boy, Thomas

those who day in and day out James, to Thomas Pennsy, AN,

pass through the gates of NAS 4 and Mrs. Pennsy; Boy, Mark
Jax to wonder just how much Steven to Douglas Riley, ATR3,

quotidian traffic glides by ourStation's mn___ __mnnmn _nmmnmmmmnn..mmm_______ ........._.....__ _____ __ and Mrs. Riley; Boy, Lawrence
portals.In RETIRE FROM FORCE Two veteran members of the NAS Jax Fire Department were Daniel Jr., to Lawrence Varnes,
case you didn't know, honored recently by fellow employees. Holding plaques and their permanent badges are (In GFC and Mrs. Varnes, all born
vehicles front row) retirees Hans Weigand and Paul Coats. Present at the ceremony and luncheon were, Sept. 20.And .
14,000 on an average (left to right) Martin Clance, Marcus Norton R.E. Regopoulos. Jesse Griffis Chester Moody,
enter and leave the gates of Herbert Ellis William Harden, Henry Harp Ben Ballering, Foye Green, Weigand, William Williamson Baby boy, to William
NAS Jax every day. In a year's Coats Willie Owens, Lcdr. Theodore Payne NAS Jax Security Officer, and Fire Chief Clark, PHI and Mrs. Clark;

time this would total 5,110,000 Don Moran. Baby girl to Sgt. and Mrs. Earl

automobiles.With Jefferson; Baby girl to Calvin

these facts in mind, did CLASSIFIEDFor Fleet Uses Buoys To Locate Patterson, SD2 and Mrs. Pat-
Rent terson to
you know that more cars enter ; Girl Tammy Gail
and leave our Station in a year's 4-Rm. Cottage. San Juan & Jackie Shipman ADR3, and Mrs.

time than were manufacturedby Niblet St. EV 8-5503. Storms In Gulf Of MexicoA Shipman and Baby girl, to John

all the top automobile com- 1-Bdrm Unfurn. house. 4360 Willis SKI, and Mrs. Willis, all

panies in 1957 combined? Over Woodmere St. (Popular Points new hurricane locating born Sept. 21.
The Navy's Bureau of Aeron-
415,000 more, in fact. Sect.) $60 Mo. CO 4-4531. But- system which may enable Plus Girl, Kathleen Crosby,
autics is conducting the tests
storms to be detected to
ler. up to Lt. and Mrs. Ernest Sheehan
Taken ,
over a weekly span to four than is aided by the National Bureauof
approximately 65,000 more cars 2Furn. Bdrms. 4740 ArapahoeAve. days is sooner under Standards, the US Weather Sept. 22; Girl, Susan Hilda, to
Station's boundaries' EV 9-8129. Braska. now possible study Harold Boehm ATC, and Mrs.
cross our Burea and the Woods Hole
the in the Gulf of
than were produced by all these 1-Front Bdrm. 3338 RandallSt. by Mexico. Navy Oceanographic Institution.Unclassifieds Boehm, Sept. 23; Boy, Michael
automobile manufacturers in a EV-4-4678. Hertzman. David to Pfc. and Mrs. Marvin
Three weather buoys have Johns Sept. 23 Girl Pamela
recent week's tabulation.In 3-Bdrm. House. 5660 KimbrellDr. ;
been anchored in the western Irene, to Elix Jordan Ret., and
other words, at the pre- $90 Mo. EV 8-8707. WilliamsO central Gulf the said
and Navy Mrs. Jordan 23 David
(Continued from Page 1)) Sept. ; Boy,
& .
sent rate for three ( R Shop 511-Ext-525)
every cars with a fourth and larger buoy,
Thomas Jr., to David Larned,
made in the US there four 1-Bdrm. ers at Naval Air Station Jack-
are Furn.
Duplex Apt. a 22-foot aluminum boat, also
YN2, and Mrs. Lamed, Sept. 23.
sonville Air Station Cecil
cars which visit or leave NAS 5934 Wesconnett Blvd. SP 1-1106. scheduled for positioning. ; Navy
Jax. Dokley.' Field; Navy Fuel Depot Jack- Also Girl Patricia Susan, to

Room in private home. Phone THESE BUOYS transmit sonville; U. S. Naval Hospital Robert Hoffman, RMC, and Mrs.
weather data six hours to
EV 8-1964 after 1700. Alexander.For every Jacksonville; Resident Industrial Hoffman; Girl Lisa Dawn to
weather facilities of the
Navy Manager Jacksonville; Naval William Jordan, MR1, and Mrs.
Sale and the US Weather Bureau for
Auxiliary Air Station Mayport; Jordan; Casey Camille, to TSgtand
2-Bdrm. house. Buy equity evaluation by hurricane fore- Store Jack-
Navy Commissary Mrs. William McGinnis, and
s and assume $54 Mo. payt's. 6248 casters. sonville; Branch Printing and Boy, Anthony Francis Jr., to

f;? L4\ Pennant Dr. West Kennington. The new detectors would give Publication Office Jacksonville; Anthony Romano, AMI, and Mrs.
1958 Superior, Great Lakes advance storm warnings by vir- Naval Station Green Cove Romano all born Sept. 24.
mobile home. Will sell for rea- tue of their location. They would Springs; Naval Air Reserve

sonable offer for equity. Lot $92 supplement present methods. Training Unit Jacksonville and

Xa: k Azalea Trlr. Pk. 6301 Roosevelt DESIGNED to send signals for Naval Reserve Training Center Officer Slate
3s o.a
Blvd. or contact Edman A/1C-
Jacksonville.
six
months on the six-hour

Ext-717. schedule without changing bat- Under a recent law passed by Named For
Miscellaneous teries, the buoys can withstand
the 85th Congress results from'
Wanted: To buy or rent 3- heavy seas. 'I
wage surveys are made effectiveno
Bdrm. House in Westfield. Oc- E-7 WivesInstallation
No estimate of the
when sys- later than the first pay per
cupancy on or about Nov. 1. tem will be placed in actual iod beginning 45 days excluding of officers of the

operation be made until and after
: can Saturdays Sundays ordering -
; ::: 4:v q4S E-7 Wives Club was held at the
these tests are completed. of the
Date Lounge New survey. Harvest Moon Ball October 10th,

I on patio of the CPO Club.

.. ... __ ,.... .. Addition To Wave New officers installed by chief
----- Y MM""""""'" "''''''
BLAINE FEELY Supply Ohlmstead are: President, Mrs.
Department employee of. the Barracks 'Home7 H. D. Lawrence; Vice President,

month. ')gLy y Mrs. E. P. LeCompte; Secretary,
Not an old-fashioned parlor, Mrs. E. E. Hall; Treasurer, Mrs.J. .
Wm. Feely Given but a date lounge is the newest F. Bush; Parliamentarian, Mrs.R. .

innovation of the NATTCenter W. Kohler; Chaplain Mrs.E. .

Waves Barracks.The N. Carlson, and Board of
Supply Employee-
Waves will be able to Directors Mrs. H. L. Bayles,

' Of-Month Award entertain beaux in the Barracks .. .... ... : Mrs. Lloyd Bowman and Mrs.

lounge week nights from 1730 P: 4. ?r--I_ -. 4 H. C. Quade.
Congratulations go to William to 2130 and from 1300 to 2130on Among guests present were

Feely who has been selected as weekends. Capt and Mrs. Alton C. Aber-

NAS Jax Supply Department Table games, a piano and a 1'n I nethy and Capt. and Mrs. R. V.
"Personality-of-the-month" for Berry.A .
place to study or just talk are #
October, 1958. provided by the lounge, and it's 4 _A __ local dance school presenteda

As a tabulating equipment hoped a juke box can be pro- group of young ladies dancingto

supervisor in the Machine Rec- cured in the near future. Re- "Variations to Blue Opera"and

ords Division, Feely has been instrumental freshments are available.The "Jail House Rock."

in increasing cooper- date lounge is offered as Responsible for the decora-
ation with other divisions.His .
an alternative to the EM Club tions of the evening were Mrs.

"can do" attitude and abil- and will remain open as longas H. A. Gramms, chairman of the

ity to get the job done in an it can be maintained in an decorating committee.A .

expeditious manner have greatly orderly fashion.In .
special thanks goes to the
contributed to the mission of
the offing for Wave Avia- chiefs who helped make this
Machine Records Division.He INCOMING, OUTGOING-Retiring president of E-7 Wives "
tion Fundamentals students is event a wonderful They are
one.
Club, Mrs. Lloyd Bowman, (left) turns over gavel of her officeto
started his career at NAS a coffee mess in the Barracks 1- Ml1 H. D. Lawrence niwly-elecled president. Mrs. Lawrencewas I 1 chief Schuster, chief Bowman,
Jar in August, 1946. on a pay-as-you-drink basis. installed at a meeting last week at the CPO Club. chief Gramms and chief Merz.
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