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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: November 13, 1958
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
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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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I Hallelujah Long Awaited PO Promotion Lists ArriveResults



of the August examsat upped to E-5. two men became designated E. E., Jr.; Smith, R. A.; Staf- Lyon, H. T.; Marchese, N. P.;

NAS Jax are in! Some 58 Seven non-rated men were strikers effective Dec. 16. ford, D. H.; Thomas, W.O.; Mathena, W. L.; Parker, H.D.;

enlisteds aboard the Stationcan promoted to ADR3 outnum- There were no men pro- Thompson, N. Q.; Walsh, L.M. Purcell, K. G.; Saathoff, B. R.;
expect to add a crow or Smith C. D. Smith W. It
bering crow coppers in all the moted to P01. The following personnelshall ; ;
another stripe on their left Solomon I. M. Taylor C. S.
other ratings. Four were The following personnelshall be advanced to pay grade ; ;
arm before the year is out. Underwood C. Utt J. C.
awarded ACT3 and three to ; ;
be advanced to pay E-4 effective Dec. 16,: Acker-
eds Effective Nov. 16, 21 enlist- HM3 to round out top ratingsin grade E-5 effective Nov. 16: man, S. A.; Beccari, J. M.; Vanbuskirk, E.; Vickers, A.E.;
will advance to P02, Weekes W. D. Welch R. L.
while the P03 promotion listings.Six Bates, R. E.; Baucco, V. J.; Brown, A. J.; Carter, W. J.; ; ;
37 in pay grade E-3 Jr. White B. J. Wilson A.C.
,
; ; ;
will become E-4s chiefs were awarded Byrne, R. G.; Clontz, R. V.; Clark, R. E.; Clayton, D. J.;
beginning Woodward
J. D.
Dec. 16.The pro-pay increases, two of them Cook, O. N.; Gipson, L. D.; Cochran, J. E.; Costa, A. J.; ,

AC rating led the fieldin becoming effective Nov. 16, Humphrey, D. W.; Large, J. Dominick, J. E.; Donaldson, The man who changedhis

promotions to P02 with and four taking hold Jan. 16, J.; Lohndorf, J. H.; Martinez, D.; Font, M. A.; Gresham, R. rate with same pay gradewas

three, while ADs, AEs, AGs, 1959. C.; Pagano, J. T.; Perdue, C. E.; Hille'; J. W.; Hoyle, R. F.; W. T. Hall, changing from

and AKs were runnerups with One man changed his ratingin E.; Perzan, E. D.; Poulsen, Kirkham, A. R.; Leclair, J. B.; AD1 to AC1. G. M. Perrett

two enlisteds in each rating equal pay grade, while R. E.; Schenk, T. E.; Smith, Lord, D. K.; Lucero, J. J.; (Please turn to Page 6. Col. 5)m' )


...
Christmas Hellos


To Be Taped For


Folks At HomeA Jf1X


military personnel at

NAS Jax and Cecil Field will --- .l
be chance .- / .
given a next weekto "

be radio stars.A Vol. 16 No. 33 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Florida 13 November 1958 .

special mobile recording out- -.-.- -- .
{ .te.+t.w.v y}M Y.:
fit will be in operation to tape

servicemen's Christmas greetingsfor V', United Fund Drive

use on the nation's radio :Ff": "",
stations. : .. .

COMFAIR J A X Service In- !:'t

formation Office has made arrangements -

its mobile transmitter with WJXT outfit to bring to : {4_ Declared SuccessThe

NAS Jax and NAS Cecil Field \14
November 19-20. 1958 Navy-Duval Community Chest-United Fund
Drive has been declared a success. Final figures were not
Each recording will be a 30- available at press time, but when the final count is made

second spot, giving everyone there is every indication that the goal of $66,423 will be met.

enough time to identify them- : ., Capt. Kenneth Wheeler, co-
selves and send greetings to :: E' chairman of the drive, reported or exceeded 100 percent, and

families and friends at home. : ) early Wednesday morning that things others.looked quite promisingfor
\ of the commands had not
Bob Ohl JOC will some
spend the
yet completed final reports, but COMFAIRJAX. N ART U and
two days making the tapes. already four had either reached NAAS Mayport Joined NATT-
ONCE THE recordings have Center in the select circle of 100
t
been made, they'll be forwarded percenters. ComFair effected a

to Fleet Hometown News Cen- NO EARLY OUTSSEEN most tremendous jump to a fabu-,
lous 127.1 percent, aided with
ter, Great Lakes, Ill. The Cen- -. ._:>I( ''''_WY FOR MCThe carriers
contributions from
PRE-CIVIL WAR PAY RECORDS-This old pay record, dated fine
ter then sends each recorded interview 1836, was found by CWO Mario Brown, (left) in some trunks Marine Corps' need for based at Mayport. The USS Es-
to the appropriate radio left him by an aunt. Here, Lt (jg) James Simmons points out maintaining a fighting force of sex, USS Champlain, USS Sara
the "X" of a man unable to write his name, for whom a relativeof and USS Franklin D. Roo-
outlet serving the serviceman or 190,000 may force it to forego toga
CWO Brown had signed as a witness. The pay record is one
in the plans for early outs during the sevelt, rallied for a combined
woman's home town. of two found by Mr. Brown among other old documents
trunk. Chlrstmas-New Year holiday contribution of over $15,000.
The mobile unit will be avail-
period. The upkeep of such a One other carrier, the USS
able for all Fleet and NAS per- OLD PA Y RECORD'UNEARTHED required force has become an Antietam, previously assigned to

sonnel November 19. The unit "important factor" in Head- Mayport and falling within the

will be between hangars 114 and quarter's decision, on the Community Drive of Jax, also

115 from 0830 to 1130, then will HEREPay early release policy reported a heavy contribution,
Both the Navy and Marine but since the Antietam's home-
shift to between hangars 123 and records for Company A Alabama Volunteers
were
Corps are due to advise De- port has been shifted to NAS
124 from 1300 to 1600. among old papers and letters that CWO Marion Brown contribution will
fense of their early-release Pensacola, her
Taping will be done at Cecil found in a dusty trunk left him by. an aunt. policies any time now and an be deposited there. The Antie-
The record, i in surprisinglygood
Field the following day. All interested condition for a 122yearold the States. official announcement is ex- tam's contribution would have

personnel are urged to document, covers the period SIXTY-THREE men are listedon pected shortly afterward. put Navy-Duval's drive over the

make arrangements to visit the May 11 June 7 1836, some 30 the paper, some of whom I The latest count on Sept. 30
were not able to write their showed the Corps had 190,600men top.NARTU splurged to 102.5
unit during its stay. years before the War Between per
names. A relative of CWO Brown on active duty.
., (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 1))
w H
Y.n.w : $!rr ? had witnessed the "X" of one of
these
men. .rDYflf..4. ;. .
: :h $ r4
.
.t The record is of two found ,
C one nri'c}$$4 SYf ry4.rr.4.:; : :
xi
Y4 : ,6p
by Mr. Brown some years back :; ,,: :'::: :::;.
The other has been lost or mis-

placed.
Several differences between

then and now are revealed in
the document. Biggest of theseis

.. in pay. A private, comparable
:%
r' perhaps to present-day E-2, received -
six dollars a month whereas 4iy't:: :'

}. 4 ; ? now he gets $85.80.A ?rr: 7
'
c Kkrs
4)4j+ 3u4 .
ii '
q&< ;t2# #S ;'
'
r. >7E S
.YtiiSrita'3 7kSf: fl SERGEANT was paid
..
r > r. tbf' y twelve dollars. His rate wouldbe r.. : A. .4 {.
around E-5 and in modern

kt times this would be a monthlypay
check of between $145 and.

$206. ,

(A captain (or Navy lieutenant -
) received fifty dollars monthly -

some $276 less than today,
and $26 less than a modem' sea-

i'v,1aean..e.. ... .,rnvderiR. man recruit.
CPO RAKES IN CASH With the current instruction directing This early segment of the
commands to reenlist Reserve personnel in the regular ... .
Nary upon expiration of their persent contract, many senior Army, commander by Capt. Wil- '
petty officers will be getting large amounts of "shippingover"pay. liam Burts, gave each man an FIRST OF 14" ="R b-rt"-F ulk, AKAN, recently came out
What may be a record sum was recently paid to Walter additional sum of 40 cents daily on top in his class of 14 for top graduation honors. Presentinghim
Howard ATC, (right) who received 298828. Howard is attachedto his certificate is CWO Augustine Santillo, Assistant Train-
horses and
for the of
Attack Squadron 36 with him is LL (jg) R. M. Robinson of use arms ing Officer of Aviation Storekeeper School. Faulk, a Clinton,
VA-36. (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 3)) S. C. native, has orders to report to NATTU, Pensacola. Fla.



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Page 2 JAX AIR NEWS
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Jf1 ot slIAS. NX ANTIFREEZEWhen PUSHING CVG-4, ; Report Squadrons -I



Jacksonville winter winds blow, I Scouting

Capt. Elliott W. Parish ft. ___ Commanding Officer and frost gets on the win-

Comdn Grajrstoa: U. Weber ........................................................._?.. Executive Officer dows, it's time to bundle up I CVG-4 -I
NAB Slxj Fleet Air JacktonrUU VP-I8
Rear Adm. Wendell O. Svltzer _..__....__..............??-........................ Commander and keep warm. But let's not On October 25, pilots and
Capt. George R. Luker ........?.. .. ............ ...... ..... .............. Chief of Staff FalrJax Patrol Squadron 18 is playing
? ?? ? ? ? has to
Capt. Macphenon Williams ....................?..........................? Chief of Staff NAB Six forget the car, it too planes of Carrier Air Group host to Reserve Squadron
FlMi Afar Wins CUvan be taken of in winter.If air showat VP-
Capt. Donafc K. Macintosh ... .. ..............._................._ Commander care Four participated in an 913 from South Weymouth
.M ,Mass.
Capt. Char lea L. Lambing __...._..>.......................................?? Chief Staff Officer your car has started to NAAS Chase Field, Beeville,
Waval Air Ttthxrioal Training Cantor The New Englanders are here
C pt Chartet L. Moore Jr. ...... ........._??..,?............_ Commanding Officer spit and sputter on these brisk Texas. for their annual two-weeks
Coradr. Wilted &: i1e5bmaDji' '... ..,....?........??..?. Executive Offloeter&l mornings, it's time to give it The air and ground displaywas training .
>ipliil"Kurro i duty. The unit arrived .
Capt. Alton C. Abemethy .....__........__.............................._.... Commanding Officer the necessary pep to turn held in conjunction with the Nov.ember
Capt. Ferdinand V. Burlejr .................................................................... Executive Officer 3 and is due to depart
over. Texas) Centennial
Bee County ( .
The Service Station and Retail Saturday.The
Ckpt tfonnaa (X Andwwa ____......_..........._ Commanding Officer Celebration.Air Reservists are undergoing
Cotn Air Station have anti-freeze the trainingand
Printed commereiany with Bon- ppropmted funds In laek .nvtlJe. Florida on static display throughout are performing the
at no expense to the government and m compHmactt with NAVEXOS P-33 ready and waiting for your day attracting large crowds of same
Rev. July 1958. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel missions as Fleet units in A Wand
of Fleet Air Jackaonrttl Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Trataln* four wheel gas burner.It interested observers. In addi-
Naval Center H.spthI.. Fleet Air Wine 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Dalt and the U. 6.Serrlra only takes a short timeto tion, the Navy's "Blue Angels" patrol work.

Information Officer _-.... Comdr. Charte M Tkoma equip your car for the cold provided their usual outstanding VP-913 is also training in rocket .

Aasktani Service foionnatioa Officer _,........._ Andrew H. FZanty weather ahead and assure a aerial demonstration. and bombing attacks, ordnance
Editor Cordon RobUa: Staff Renorters Jaete Holmes. PHlj Bill quick start in the morning. and intensive pilot and
Weeks JOSN: Dottia Johnson; Rom Davis AN. Circulation-Distribution, Mary CVG-4 and its squadrons were
Ann Daniel SN. Staff fhotographer Joe O'Brien. PH3. Don't let it get the "blues," represented by following pilots crew training.
The Jax Air News is a member of the Armed Forces Press Sen1oe.
Material appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit is get anti-freeze from the NAS and planes: CVG-4 and VF-174. Number of personnel here is
glv n. Photegrapoa, luilees otherwise credited are official U. & Navy photo-
Jax service station and be
JNPU. Lt (jg) Danly and Ensign 23 officers and 59 men, includingtwo

Editorial .tleee! located In Reese 23t, Male Admtaistratlen BDJt< extensions lUi. M S71 cv mI.DW'ER .
;" VF-21, Lt (jg) Zirbel with Commanding officer is Comdr.

the F11F iger;" VF-101, Lt Harry B. Shepherd. VP-18's

I t44''z Wz (jg) Schenkel with the F4D s"Skyray" is Comdr. Curtis J. Zane

and Ensign Harper
: 'j
I .
) .. with the F3H "Demon" and VA-
< +
DOINGSEleven -. z __ 44, Lt (jg) Nicholas with the
\6.I "
A4D "Skyhawk.
new arrivals checked
I, Other FairJax units participating -
into the Naval Hospital week of
included VAH-3, Lt (jg)
Oct. 16 with
girls outnumberingthe >
... 1 with the A3D "Skywar-
boys. 65. ..'. : 1 Beverly
\ .'x. / rior," and VF-173, Lt (jg) Rose
They are, boy, to Curtis
with the FJ3 "Fury." (Mainside and NATTCenter
Browning, ALl and Mrs. Brown- .
I
z movies daily, 1800 and 2000, unless -
ing; Boy, to Jonah Gossage, CD1 '
z 'S% r l otherwise specified. Saturday -

and Mrs. Gossage; Boy, to S/Sgt. Annual Marine Sunday and holidays, 1400,
and Mrs. William Rentz all
born
1800 and 2000. Hospital movie
Oct. 11.Also .
Air Reserve daily, 1900.)
checking in Girl
were
,
Thursday, November 13
Suzanne Leigh to William Hen-
Mainside i Thunderbirds
drix, HM2, and Mrs. Hendrix z Inspection Set -
Girl to Gordon ; i_. f (Beachhead Drama) with John
Pierce, AMI
I
Marine Air Reserve Train- Derek and Mona Freeman. Also,
and Mrs. Pierce
Oct. 13 Boy
; ,
Steven Lee to Everett Smith, SN, ing Detachment here will bea Weekend Pirate.NATI'Center .

and Mrs. Smith beehive of activity tomorrow Frontier Gun
Oct 1$; Girl, to
Enoch Clark, SD1, and Mrs. and Saturday with the (western) with John Agar and

Clark, Oct. 15; Girl, to Ronald:I annual military inspection Barton McClaine.

Bigger, AN, and Mrs. Bigger, scheduled for 1500 Saturday. Hospital-I Married A Monster

Oct. 16.Other. I Taking part in the inspection From Outer Space (science fiction

n ...._.-_ ......_..............._.._____.....__....._ .. ,. will be VMA-144 consisting of
newcomers are: Boy, ) with Tom Tryon and Gloria
Dewey Russell, to Dewey Law- HONEST SERGEANT S/Sgt. S. L. Seger reenacts his 144 enlisted men and 34 officers Talbot. Also Gopher Broke.
praiseworthy deed of returning lost wallet to the wife of NAS ,
and the Marine Air
Reserve
ing PR1, and Mrs. Lawing; Girl, Jax commanding officer Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr. Seger found Friday, November 14

to M/Sgt. and Mrs. Herbert Savage the wallet recently behind the NATTCenler post office while on Group, with 14 officers. Mainside Perfect Furlough

; Girl, to S/Sgt. and Mrs. duty and saw to it that Mrs. Parish recovered an appreciable VIPs SCHEDULED to arrive at (amusing romantic comedy) with

Harmon Scott, born Oct. 16. amount of money she feared was lost forever. 1330 tomorrow are: Brigadier Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh.

S. General Frank C. Croft, veteranof Also, Battle Of the Flowers.

Sixteen tiny tots were welcomed Sharp-Eyed Marine Aids In three WWII campaigns, and NA TTCenterThunderbirds.HospitalFrontier .

at the Naval Hospital the now Commander, Marine Air Gun.

week ending October 25. Reserve Training, NAS Glen- Saturday. November 15

"Checking in" were Baby girl, Recovery Of Lost Wallet view, 111. Mainside Showboat (color

to Henry Camara, ADI, and A graduate of Naval Academyand musical) with Richard Keel and

Mrs.to Camara.and Oct. 17; Baby boy, The wife of'NAS Jax's commanding officer, Capt. ElliottW. a Marine Corps flier, the Kathryn Grayson. One show,
M/Sgt.
Mrs. Harry Golden -
Parish Jr., had cause to be very thankful recently-a general has served with aircraft; 1900 only.
Oct. 17
; Baby boy, to Morris
Marine recovered her lost wallet. carrier Lexington, as Air Officeron NATTCenter Perfect Fur
White YN2 '
and Mrs. White
The Marine, S/Sgt. S. L. Segerof Staff of Commanding General I lough.
also Oct. 17. I identification card." ; of 3rd Marine Amphibious Ilospital-Thunderbirds.
I MAD, was policing the area Corps,
Born
Oct. 18 were, Baby girl, around NA'ITCenter'gaUey No. Seger turned the wallet over 'and saw action at Guam wherehe Sunday, November 16

to Eugene Buffington, ATC-Ret,I 3 when he espied the wallet near to his immediate superior, Marine won the Bronze Star Medal t Mainside-No Time For Sergeants -

and to Mrs. Buffington; Baby boy,I some shubbery at the rear of CWO P. S. Brenton, who I with Combat "V." (army comedy) with
Sgt.-Ret. and Mrs. Jim Smith .
; ;I NATTCenter post office on Friday notified Capt. Parish. Brenton IN ADDITION to serving with Andy Griffith and Myron Mc-
Baby girl, to Pvt. and Mrs.James
Oct. 31 about 0915. said there many other commands, he Cormack. One show, 1900 only.
Styles, and Baby girl, to SP/2 was an appreciable was I
Mrs. Parish who stated she stationed in Florence Also, Daffy's Duck Hunt.
and Mrs. Lonnie Turner. i amount of money contained in; Italy from I
Other had her wallet in her suit pocket 1951 to 1953 as Plans and Operations NATTCenterShowboat.HospitalPerfect .
new arrivals
were: Baby it.
at the time she went to the Officer on the Allied Air? Furlough.
boy, to Robert
McBratney AMI
and Mrs. McBratney, Oct., 19, post office that rainy morning, ,.SS,., .. Forces Staff in southern Europe. Monday. November 17
; ,
had not come near the imme- .,_ Other decorations include Mainside Dunkirk (war
Baby girl, to Kenneth Rice, AN, the
diate area where the wallet was Second Nicaraguan ; episode) with John Mills and
and
Mrs. Rice
Oct. 19; Girl, Campaign
found but estimated 150 feet Kay Jackson. Also His Mouse
an Medal; American Defense ,
Margaret Mary, to Jack Weir, Service
PH2, and Mrs. Weir, Oct. 20, away. ; Medal; American Area Cam. Friday. One show, 1900. only.
"When I found the wallet NATTCenter No Time For
and paign Medal Asiatic -
Baby girl, to William Zim- i ; Medal; National
said Seger, it was pretty well Sergeants.
merman, AMC, and Mrs. Zimmerman Defense Service Medal and I
soaked from the rain and the Showboat.
Hospital
the Nicaraguan Cross -
Oct. 20. of Valorwith
t 51. i
Also, Girl, Elizabeth Lucette, first thing I looked for was the ..f H'S1.* ..i iI Diploma. Tuesday, November 18

to Sfc. and Mrs. Andrew Gibson ... Arriving with Gen. Croft will I Mainside Raintree County

Oct. 21;' Girl, Jennifer Lynn, BC-BS Payments Duo be Col. Arthur Stacy, AC/s G-3 I (color drama) with Elizabeth Clift.

to J. C. White, PHA3, and Mrs. Blue Cross-Blue Shield premium MARTCOM; Col Richard Figley, Taylor and Montgomery

White, Oct. 21; Baby boy, to payments are due by Nov- Inspector MARTCOM, and Capt One show, 1900 only.

S/Sgt. and Mrs. James Brower, ember 18.Payments. Franklin Rogers, student at U. of NATTCenter Dunkirk. Ser

Oct. 21; Baby boy, to Lewis Alt- may be made by Florida who is expected to ride Hospital No Time For

man, A01, and Mrs. Altman, check or money order as cash his bicycle from Gainesville to geants.

Oct. 22, and Baby girl, to Sfc. payments will not be accepted.Two NAS Jax for the inspection. Wednesday November 19
Yard
Mainside Scotland
and Mrs. Henry Robinson Oct.
THE
\ 1 MARINE Band from with
23. actors were crying over Dragnet (mystery drama)
Cherry Point will
arrive tomorrow Roc.
Roland Cuper and Patrician
their lack of funds.

All the animals came to Noah's "Gosh," said the first, "thingsare the morning honor and will performat Also, The Green Archer, Chapter

Ark in pairs. Except the worms so tough I can't even get I BRIG. GEN. Frank C. tomorrow and guard inspection 15.
Croft. COMART, coming here at the big inspec NATTCenter-Raintree County.
"
-they came in apple my hands on stage money. tomorrow. tion Saturday.
Hospital-Dunkirk.I .





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Navy Wives Nursery Renovations Nearing Completion I

-
The NAS Jax Navy Wives
for the children for teaching and play Thursday 0645 2400 Friday
Nursery has been undergoing a atmosphere more room ; ,
complete change in appearance especially in the in door play- area. Bulletin boards were also 0645 0200; Saturday, 07150200and
i v 4 ',4 since August 25. room, with fairy tales paintedon added to both classes to display Sunday, 0845 to 2230.
the wall. The nursery cares work of proud students. Hot meals are served Monday
The whole has been
g nursery
for approximately 200 childrenper The Navy Wives Nursery through Saturday, with no meals
painted in pleasing colors not
,
day from the age of six and served Wives
. staffs 15 regular employees on Sunday. Navy
to mention new tile flooring installed -
: weeks to 12 years. three part time. Of this group, Nursery is located in Building
in the
e baby department,
,.. /' ." lobby office and small diningarea Changes include a new play two are kindergarten teachersand 560 in NATTCenter and is opento
.. (. area for the little toddlers, kitch-
< > ,' off the babies nursery. one an assistant teacher. all military personnel and
.,, ..., ed repainted, tables in both senior I
*: '' Renovation of the nursery pro- and j junior kindergarten cut! Nursery hours are Monday, civilian employees on the Sta-

With TheToastmasters vides a cheerful and pleasant i down and refinished to provide 0645-1830; Tuesday through

gg I -., Mv V ..,v : ti ......,.,,... ,... .
; : tion.Weary
'e Armed Forces r Arms
During last week's meeting of

Navy O f f i ice rs ToastmastersClub Writers Group
No. 546, formation of a Get Reprieve

!.. speech the beginning, body Plans ContestA r
and closing were discussed by From NeedlesThe
toastmasters Anderson, Rich and short-short story contest .. .., _
Neelley in the speechcraft pre- with over $1,550 in cash and .r services are making it
sentation. prizes is being offered to service simpler for servicemen and their

g President Chuck Neelley pre- personnel. families to know what shots
sided over business portion of Designed to stimulate greater they will require if they haveto
the meeting. A contest among interest in writing in the Armed go into different parts of the
members of the club is sched- Forces and to develop new fic- world.A .

uled for tonight (Thursday) to tion for Boys' Life Magazine, new joint Navy-USMC Bu-
select the club's representativeto the contest offers five cash prizes: I Med regulation is putting the
the Fur Lined Gavel contest. starting with a top award of: Q immunization program into a

Table topics chairman for the $400. simple-to-understand code form,
I night was toastmaster Mitchell. There are also 45 special a- i. : f t dividing areas of the world into
Each member was given a prod- wards. Outstanding stories not immunization series R (routine),
uct and asked to show his sales- receiving cash awards may be T (typhus), CT (cholera and
manship ability. Kirb 1 Callem selected by editors of the Boy typhus), Y (yellow fever), and
was toastmaster. Scout magazine for purchase at -r YCT (yellow fever, cholera and
'T.. Speakers were Dr. Alaia, who their regular publication rates. ;: :: typhus.)

spoke on "More Life, Less Eat" The contest is open to all THE "ROUTINE" series (im-
and Ray Mullins, who chose members of the Armed Forces, munization against small pox,

Ieia "Going"Steady, The Amibition of regular or reserve, active, inac- typhoid, tetanus, diphtheria and

Youth. tive or retired. XO INSPECTS SHORE PATROL NAS Jax executive poliomyelitis) is required in all
Receiving formal induction to Full information and entry officer. Comdr. Grayston H. Weber, is shown inspecting members parts of the world.
the club were toastmasters blanks can be obtained by writ- of the Jacksonville military complex's shore patrol forceat "Series "T" shots,
Moessner, Hellings and Blanken- I SP headquarters in downtown Jax last Thursday afternoon. are requiredin
n Benediction renderedby ing to: Contest Department, Accompanying Comdr. Weber were Lcdr. C. L. NAS Europe and western North
o, ship. was Armed Forces Writer's League,! Jax Discipline Officer, and B. T. C. Jones, Lindsal'of the African countries, series "CT"
Curt Kretzchmann. 2140 N. Oakland St., Arlington Shore Patrol. shots in Asia, New Caledonia,

7, Va. New Hebrides, Solomon Islands
n The League is working on this VAP-62 Group Returns and northeast Africa, series "Y"
contest in cooperation with Boys' shots in Central and South

Life Magazine. America and southern Africa,
From Westward TripAfter and series "YCT" shots in India,

Ceylon, Pakistan, Sudan, Ethiopia -
Traffic Tickets
a one-month's stay in California, two AJ-2P "Sav Eritrea and the Somaliiands.
a-ri ages" from VAP-62 returned to NAS Jacksonville Wednesday WITH FEW exceptions (i.e.
.h Issued To 133 alter completing an extended photo assignment for Naval Air poliomyelitis), travel will be

h Missile_ Test Center, Ft. Mugu' Calif. delayed if an individual has
i. During October I The photomen, who left Jacksonville received only the first shot of
outdoor set.Making .
I in early October, shota I an Immunization series.
During the month of Oct- photographic map of the Paci- the trip were: Lcdr. Reimmunization, as set up by
ober, approximately 116 tic- fic Inland ,Missile Range that Aulich; Lcdr. R. Jenkins; Lt (jg) i the new regulation, is usually
kets were issued by Station extends from Pt. Mugu to Dug- K. Froehlich; Lt (jg) L. Zagortz; increased while members of the

Police to traffic i violators way, Utah, near Salt Lake City, W. Wilberger, ADI; J. Waters, Armed Services serve in over-
d)r aboard the Station. a distance of 470 miles. ATI; J. Warnecke, AT2; C. Don- seas areas.FAETU.

About 133 cases appeared before THE MAP WILL be used by nihoo AMI; N. Scott, PHC; R.
SUPPLY Personaliiyof.Ihemonlh. the Traffic Officer and US the missile an aid in Stephens, PHI; J. Miller, AN;
people as
r- E. G. Renaker,AK1. Commissioner. evaluating navigational systemsof R. Romero, AM3; H. Peek, AMH3, Chief

WhitehafGiven THESE CASES involved ticketsfor the various guided missiles. and G. Graham, ADJ3.

the following offenses: reck- When the finished mosaic mapis Retires After
less driving nine obstructing Waves clothing l i and small
; laid, it will cover seven four
Supply Depl.Employee traffic, one; improper parking, by eight feet boards. If the stores is now situated at Building 21 Years Duty
h 22; failure to stop for sign or photography shot by the AJs 513 at NATTCenter. The sale of

Award light, seven; speeding, 32; involved were laid in a single 'strip, it such items at Building i 953 Detachment' Two's leading
y. in accident, 23; faulty would cover an area five miles chief, J. W. Wildt, TDC, retired
Congratulations go out to E. G. equipment, one; inattentive driv- wide and would extend from Pt. (Mainside C&SS) has been dis- recently after 21 years in the

Renaker, AK1, chosen "Supply ing, one, and other, 35. Mugu to Jacksonville and backto continued. Navy.

Personality-of-t e-Month" for Following is a breakdown of Dallas, Texas. f Since he came aboard NAS
November by the NAS Jax Sup- action taken : restriction, 54; Although not officially designated ry ? .r3 Jax in Jan. 1957, Wildt, besides

ply Department. restriction and CO for action, a detachment, the 14 being a leading chief, has carried
..dor Renaker, assigned to Fleet Lia- five; probation, 10; traffic school, officers and men called them- responsibilities as his Detach-
sion Unit of Control Division, four warning, 14 dismissed,
reili in ; ; selves "Detachment WestwardHo ment's acting first lieutenant,
was selected for the honor eight; commanding officer for !" Headed by Lcdr. J. Aulich, personnel assistant duty officer,
recognition of outstanding per- action, five; forwarded, five, and the group had four officers and and has been in charge of it's
formance of duties. transferred, 11. ten enlisted men. career appraisal post and recrea-
devotion to
and
attention
His
THE COMMISSIONER acted tion committee.
THE TWO AJI"few
over some
matched with his broad
duty,
17 cases: one probation,
upon of the terrain in the
knowledge and know-how of the roughest Before coming to NAS Jax,
.y five fines, eight suspended, three United States-the Sierra Madre
aviation supply system, have Wildt was under the Naval Air
dismissed and one case was referred -
Mountains Desert
contributionto great Mojave
been a significant Court for Mobile Training Detachment
Lt. effectiveness of to the Military and Death Valley. ,
outstanding action.Of Memphis, in charge of its F9F6
Fleet Liasion Unit the last two Flight path took them over
tickets issued during Oct- Yucca Flats, the Atomic Energy operational flight mobile trainerat

n- years.The Supply personalityofthemonth ober, five were forwarded to Commission proving area, and Cecil Field and its F3D oper-
other commands for action, 11
has received the National on several occasions flight crews ational trainer and 15v5 radar
Defense, N a v y Occupation, persons who received tickets were able to observe radioactive trainer in Key West.
'dili from NAS Jax
transferred
United Nations Korean and were clouds resulting from AEC test
Chinses Service Medals, in addi- and no further action taken. blasts. ... Wildt began his Naval careeras

c.er tion to a third award on the There were 15 accidents by While in California, the men HOSPITAL EXEC Capt. aviation radioman and in
Good Conduct Medal. privately-owned vehicles 1 and had a tour through a film studioin Ferdinand V. Berley is newly 1944-45 attended a three phase
accidents with govern- appointed executive officer of
ordersto eight
Renaker has received Hollywood. There they saw electronics school
y. be ment-owned vehicles aboard the Naval Hospital. In addition at Chicago,
NAS Argentia and will 16 several movies being shot, bothon to his new duties Capt. Berley Texas A&M and NATTCenterWard
leaving the latter part of this NAS Jax. Approximately retains position of Chief of
month. tickets are awaiting disposition. a sound stage and on an Surgery for the Hospital. Island, Corpus Christi.g .




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Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS 13 1958


;rata. ..n. r,'!4a nw,+rw.roh:+ M' m=a.-ems Class Of
Up The New .


LADDER 69 Reports To


With CiviliansOn AGO SchoolClasses

the promotion roster recently convened yesterday for

were 37 employees, including -' + 69 students at Aviation Ground

33 from Supply and' t Officers School at NATTCenter.

four miscellaneous. During the eight-week course, I
Promoted at Supply were An-
students are familiarized with
nie Baker; Alice Benolkin; Roy
the Naval Aviation organization,
Chester; Frances Cieplinski;
r and are sent to other schools,
Jean Cutcliffe; Alice Davis;
fleet and shore-based units upon
Susie Dupont; Johnnie Ellis;
.
Ruby Hague; Kate Howell; Lilla graduation.Those
reporting for classes are I
Jordan; Marilu Keester; Dorothy
Mcguire; Otis McCormick; Ellie Ensigns Osborne Aiken, W.

Merritt Mixon Marie Anglemoyer, William Ball, Ke-
; Josephine ; ...................nn.... .m mmm..._ _...__..m. Edward
Peake Marion Simonson Hazel neth Barnard, Bleynat,
; ; VERSATILE THUNDERBOLTS AD pilots of Attack Squadron 176 recently took to the air Kenneth
Smith; Joan Smith; Blanche Ta- in FJ-3 Fury jets of Fighter Squadron 173. For one week the Thunderbolt pilots lived and breathed Elven Boozer, Burkey,
tum and Mona Thorpe, all Stock the life of a jet pilot. Making the "transition" were front row, (left to right) Lt (jg) Dewey ,I Robert Carroll, Craig Casey, William -
Control Clerk GS-3 to Same, Mobley, Lt (jg) George Evans, Lt. Bob Dodds Lcdr. George Edmondson Comdr. Don Stanley, Caspari, William Clair, Robert -
GS-4. commanding officer. Lcdr. Bill Tobin executive officer, Lt. Al Headley, Lt (jg) ) Nelson Segars, I Clark, Arthur Clift, Thomas
Lt (jg) George Ormond Lt (jg) Pete Crosby and Lt. George Willey. Rear Lt. Bill Peery. Lt (jg) : Curran and Robert Davis.
Also at Supply were Jam e s Milton Beach, Lt (jg) Dick Lubberstedt, Lt (jg) Bill Hepworth, Li (jg) Bob Gilkison Lt (jg) Charlie
Crowder and Dorothy Touchton, Ward. Lt (jg) Ron Hyde Lt (fig) Charlie Roegge, Lt (jg) Jim Fordice, Lt. Ted Morton, Lt (jg) I Also Peter Dodge, Charles
Stock Control Clerk, GS-4 to Charlie Turner, Lt (jg) Sam Storey, Lt. Jerry Sturm and Lt. Tony Pearson. Not shown in photo, Downs, John 'Eberle, Joseph
Lt (jg) Phil Shannon.VA176 .
Supvy. Stock Control Clerk, GS5 Egan, Jeremy Elms, B. J. Froe-
; William Hines and Marie I lich, T. B. Fulkerson, E. J. Gall-

Wood, Supvy. Stock Control Aviators Solve Veterans Repay aher, William Gale, Thomas

Clerk, GS-5 to Supvy. St 0 c k Gentzel, Hugh Gurley, Glenn

Control Asst., GS-7; Evelyn 99% Of Loans Harriss, George Hitch, Peter

Greene, Faye Hayes, and Louise Mysteries Of Jet Pilot During the almost 14 yearsof Hufstader, Alvin Hutchko.

McArthur, Clerk Typist, GS-3 to the GI home-loan programthe And Robert Karp, Thad Popec,

Stock Control Clerk, GS-4. Veterans Administrationhas M. F. Larratt, Richard LeBlanc,

t And, George Hilton, Tabulat- The awe and mystery sur- angle of attack indicators. paid claims on about 42- ichard Lee, John Leeney, Ro-

ing Machine Operator, GS-3 to rounding the jet pilot has Check-outs in the Fury were 000 loans, less than one per bert Leet, David Lindskog, John

Tabulating Equipment Operator been dispelled for the Thund- accomplished without incident cent of the more than five McGuire, W. S. Miller, James

Supervisor, GS-4; Margarita erbolts of Attack Squadron and with a minimum of sweat by million loans guaranteed.Not Moore, John Mirphy, Donald

Hut, Clerk-Typist, GS-2, to 176. the old of VF173.Indoctrination all the claims paid were Nelson, James Omarah, John
pros
Stock Control Clerk, GS-3; Ed- Formerly I labeled "Props into Furies attributable to defaults by Owen.A. .
ward Keating, Warehouseman to Only," this outfit of AD drivers was
held with safety the prime con original borrowers. Some were J. Perdicas John Peters,
Stockman; Stanley Schatz, Store- leaped in the FJ-3s of VF-173 recently sideration at all times. All pilots defaulted by persons who ob- O. B. Pollock, D. L. Rademacher,
keeper Clerk GS-3 to Stock
to observe first-hand how
tained properties from vet- Gorman Reilly Haskell Rhett
completed the ejection seat and ,
Control Clerk GS4.Promotion's
.
the other half lives. For 16 of
low pressure chamber check-outs erans and assumed the mort- Roy Richard, A. P. Schifferdecker -
at Miscellaneous the 26 pilots it their first jet
was
prior to flight. gages. K. J. Schussler, Frank
departments Ernest Durham
are ,
Guard Supervisor GS-4 Secu- night. A THOROUGH ground train About 24 per cent of VA- Schluntz, Arthur Schmid, Gerald

rity Department to, Guard, FOR A WEEK, the Thunder- ing course of flight characteristics guaranteed loans have been Sena, Ervin Stahel, David Ste-

visor, GS-6;. Eleanor Bennett Super-, bolts set aside box lunches and emergency procedures, air repaid in full .(AFPS). phens, Ralph Stockstad.

Clerk Sypist GS-3 Security De- rubber doughnuts, forgot about craft systems, fuel management Plus Jack Throop, Roy Tin-
MAG switches and torque and and high-altitude flight procedures ker E. P. Vandriel John
partment to Supvy. Clerk (Typ- Walp,
out knew
lived and breathed TPT, thrust, they the Fury and
was given the pilots. Donald, Walker Lewis Watson
ing), GS-4 Security Department; what to expect nearly as well as ,
Flossie Schoder, Clerk-Typist, irreversible control systems and When the Thunderbolts taxied they knew their familiar prop- William Williams, Peter Wilson,

GS-2 Supply Department to Ac- driven Skyraider. and E. J. Winklemann.No .
counts Maintenance Clerk, GS-3 : date has been set for the
Indoctrination flights consistedof
Comptroller Department; Wil- 1:4.: graduation.
climbing to 35,000 feet while
liam Holm, Position Classifier, -
,
practicing turns and reversals.
GS-9 Industrial Relations De-
After a few aerobatics at high
partment, to Same, GS-11.
altitude, the Thunderbolts de- l

scended to 15,000 and familiar-

ReTrainingIn ized themselves with stalls and

slow-flight characteristics.Each I /T >
flight then proceeded into
:
16 Rates ,
.:..; "ij" the landing pattern and made
four to eight touch-and-go land-

Being UrgedIt ings.It.

has been proved that the
stands to reason that a man .
who is in a crowded rating and .' man wearing coveted "wings of
i:. ; gold" is
a versatile and '
capable
therefore i
stymied promotionwise fi.k ifIIItI'
might want to try entering aviator. Given a thorough check

another rating with more extensive Si out in any Naval aircraft he will

opportunities to advance. r &...... self.give an excellent account of him- (Classified ads must be sub
The Navy is giving men will- i F
mitted in
Y writing or in
person
ing to qualify an opportunityto _" ._ ... n
n
W. n. by 1200
>> Tuesday to insure pub
transfer from one of the seven WATCH DOGS OF SKY-Comdr. Graytion H. Weber, NAS Two Given Officer lication. Apartments
houses and
overcrowded ratings to one of Jax ex cuz.ve ouicer, (lest) presents senior air controller certificates
the 16 which have plenty of to Winton Ellis, AC1, (third from left), Raymond Le- Promotions' At NASLt. house trailers for rent or for sale;
May, AC2, and Carroll Johnson, AC2. These men are now qualified swaps and rides only. No ads can
vacancies available.The to operate any position in the air traffic control tower. Also Jane Zilin, Assistant NAS be accepted by telephone)
service would like to con- qualitying but absent when photo was taken was B. F. Solomon Jax Communications Officer, and For Rent e

vert 3825 petty officers now in AC2. Lt. John Paterson III, of NAS 2-Furn. Bdrms. One with Pvt. ''

E-4 through E-7 pay grades to Jax Dental, were recently bath. Woman P
pro-
or 4740
couple.
fill some of the 7845 vacanciesin Four Named Senior Controller moted to their new rank. Arapahoe Ave. EV 9-8129. Brooks.
the
16 critical ratings duringthe j
The promotional ceremony was 3-Bdrm. Home. 7347 Green-
next two fiscal 1959 I Four NAS Jax air controlmen
and 1960. years, were presented certificates last I of the tower. unusual in that seldom do male l way Dr. (Ortega Hills), $135 Mo. '

I week designating them senior They were required to qualify and female officers get promotedin For Sale
Officials would like to see the I
vacancies filled by "excess" air control operators.In with from nine months to two the same ceremony. Orders 2-Bdrm. House. (South Side E

petty officers in the BM GM a brief ceremony in his years of intensive on-the-job were read by Capt. Elliott W Estates). ((5-Yrs. old). Low MP's.

MN, CS, AD, AO and SD ratings., office, NAS Jax executive officer training before passing Civil i Parish, Jr., Station commanding M. G. Johnson (O&R Shop-535).
Aeronautics officer.Lt. .
Authority examina- Ext-8082.
Comdr. Grayston H. Weber is
Already the Navy has sent pre-
tions, which check out the men Zilin is 1-Bdrm Furn. Apt. Pvt.
the bath
2250 POs to school and another sented the certificates to Winton only Wave e
in all phases of air traffic con- officer at NAS Jax. She ent. 2037 Herschell St. $60. Moo
225 POs to special "in service" Ellis, AC1, Raymond LeMay, is r
training for transfer to other AC2, Carroll Johnson, AC2 andB. trol tower operations.The representative for all enlistee Caldwell. n

ratings, since the rating conver- F. Solomon, AC2, (who was four new senior control- Waves aboard the Station except 4-Rm. House. Avail Nov, 15. t
sion program started in September not present for the ceremony.) lers join the list of less than halfa at NATTCenter and the EV 9-0914/EV 8-9806. Lamb. H

1956. The four career Navymen, had dozen Navymen at NAS Jax Hospital.Lt. 3-Bdrm. 2 bath, CB House. W

to receive intensive training in qualified to supervise operationof Paterson, native of Paterson to W, LR, Dr, Hall, Draperies. a

"When making a speech it'sa lieu of taking oyer their heavy the NAS Jax control tower, N. J., received his doctor's 2100 Equity. 6662 Norde Dr. SP zE

good idea to hit the nail on responsibilities of controlling any nerve center of the largest mili- degree from the U. of Pennsyl 1-2893. Cdr. Moore. P

the head but don't pound it of the four major duties in the tary air operation in the state, vania Dental School and has n1

through the bored." control tower, which may also and one of the largest in the been aboard the Station four Jack: What do you get by
le
-Old American include crossing a cow with a mule?"
Proverb
supervision of operation country. months. ati
Bill: "A kick in your milk."




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lovember I


1958 TAX AIR NEWS Peas


Pigskin 'Buffs' Tie Again


Climb To 733 AverageIt

was the same old story as results of the second Jax Air

News pigskin pickings once again found regulars Ron Davis, Bill
Weeks and the Editors tied, this time with 11 correct pickings

each out of 15 games. They upped their average over the previous

week's percentage to .733.

Guest selector, Bob Caskey, although finishing with a very
respectable .666 percentage ((10 of 15)), still failed to outwit the Jax

Air News' team of "experts."

ALTHOUGH OUR "EXPERTS" have shown a remarkable

average thus far, this week's selections pose as hard lots to tackle.So .
with nitted brows and crossed fingers, they will again go out

on a limb.
(Guest selector this week is Joe O'Brien, PII3, Jax Air News

staff photographer).
The games are: Miami-Maryland; UCLA-Oregon; Washington-
California; Air Force-Wyoming; TCU-Texas; Boston CollegeBos-
ton U.; Nebraska-Pittsburgh; Penn St.-Holy Cross; Iowa-Ohio St;
Illinois-Wisconsin; Northwestern-Purdue; Notre Dame-North Carol-

ina; N. C. State-Clemson; Tennessee-Mississippi. Small school

sneakie: Lebanon ValleyUrsinus.DAVIS .

WEEKES EDITORS O'BRIEN

Li Maryland Md. Md. Md.
UCLA UCLA UCLA
..,...< ,.. ,. UCLA
;:8
;:":<" ";: Calif.
Calif. Calif.
p.-OPHY CASE Trophiesby Calif.
[ VW-4 during Comdr. A. F. A. F. A F. A F.

las Brango's tour as skip.re Unbeaten Fives Lead Texas TCU TCU TCU
proudly displayed by, Play B. C. B. U. R C. R C.
|to right, Comdr. C. K. Mil. Nebr. Pitt. Pitt. Pitt.

I squadron Comdr. Brango Operations: Lt (Of.jg) In Mainside Cage LeaguesFasron H. C. H. C. Penn. H. C.
[Hill, Athletic Officer, and Ohio St. Iowa Iowa Ohio St.
leth Pendergras, AEC. Ill. Wise. Wise. Tie
109 and Operations N. W. Purdue
; Purdue Purdue
feating VA-176 4034.A
,
Hunters "A" hold unblemished recordsin N. D. N. D. N. D. N. D.
e the pair of forfeits ended the
American circuit while Clemson Clemson
Clemson
week with FAW-11 failing to Clemson
four unbeaten clubs head Na- Miss. Miss.
Miss.
show against Operations "A" Tenn.
ast Proud tional League activity as while i l FAETU'didn't field a i Ursinus Lebanon V. Ursinus Lebanon V.
Mainside intramural basket-

ophy Caseer ball play got off to a fast start team against VAP-62. Air ,Force Wins
last week. MAD STUBSBOWLING

the one-and-a-half year VA-44 and VP-16, both with Civilian Women Keglers Touch Grid TitleThe

of commanding officer! 2-0, pace the NL along with Paced By BowlORettesThe TOE 679th Air Force, newcomer -

Ir. Nicholas Bra n g 0, the I Operations 'B" and VF-173, both Bowl-O-Rettes have zoom- Keglers of Marine Aviation to Mainside sports circles, has
with a win in their only outing.In Detachment, who have been 1958 touch football
|'s Hurricane Hunters of ed into a healthy early season snared the
have not only done an im- action last week, Opera- lead in the Civilian Women'sBowling rolling along unmolested in title in capturing its first athletic
tions "A" downed Hospital, 54- first place in the NATTCenter aboard abouta
've job of hurricane recon- League with the Pin prize after coming
48 VAP-62 eked Fasron scratch bowl-
; past intramural
ice, but have also earned Pushers second and Hits and year ago.
viable athletic record. Six, 37-35; VP-16 routed 679th, Misses in third position. ing league, stubbed their toes With only one tie marring an
60-31, and Special Services won last week and dropped two record in nine
otherwise spotless
dr. Brango avid
an sports The latter club captured high
by forfeit from FAW-11. games to the Sparkles of AE the Air Force crew will
[has been transferred but team game honors last week games,
Also, VA-44 tripped VA-176, School. Missilemen of NAWS
here, his outfit received with 555 and snagged high team face the
39-21; VU-10 took Medical into Taking full advantage of School newly-crowned NATT-
individual ,
95 and team tro- series with a 1953.
for athletic camp, 44-34; Fasron Six edged the situation, the Ordnancemen Center titleholder, in the All-
)MDR. BRANGO prowess.has beenof 679th, 34-33; VAH-1 lost a closie High individual honors wentto of AO School copped four Station game at a date to be announced -
to Fasron 109 after leading for Carlyon Harrison with a 207 from AK School and now find soon.
[ the strongest advocates in
most of the game, 41-38, and high game and 500 series. Harrison themselves in a tie for the sewedup
second
ens' active participation in VW-4 has place
also holds with
I Operations "B" surprised by de- high average
top spot. while
athletic programs in addito 167. with a fine 7-1-1 record

being recognized as one of VP-16, last year's champion,
nation's top experts in hure holds "show" position with a 6-

reconnaissance.many The \"+ 3-0 slate.

trophies cover cham- ___ r..., I d The 679th clinched the crown
this week after taking a decisive
ships and runner-up awardsive !
WATERLINE F _
sports. The Hunters have 20-0 verdict from VP-18 and

rophies to show for their re- blanking VAH-1, 12-0.
aissance efforts, but statist- VW-4 decisioned VP-18, 14-0
compiled over the last two while VP-16 was besting VA-

[rricane seasons speak for Fourteen boats participated in 176, 126.VA176.

selves. the weekly sailing regatta held r

W-4 is possessor for the third Sunday afternoon from Mulberry Snares
ight time of the Ironman Cove, Naval Air Station.
phy, symbolic of athletic su- The first heat saw the Navyin Volleyball Title

macy among teams entered in fine shape with all but one Attack Squadron 176 continuedto

inside intramural competition.M Navy Jax Sailing Club boat sec- ,, V ,. make a habit of mastering
onds from the starting line as I
Mainside competition,
volleyball
0 N G THE squadron's
rds are trophies for the Main- the blue flag was hoisted. snaring the 1958 crown last week
Comdr. Clancy Rich, skipper-
and All-Station basketballe after compiling an unbeaten rec-
ing RB No. 573, was most abreast
| in 1957-58 Mainside and ord.
; .
high point Rhodes Bantam Skip-
-Station Ron Freeborn and
bowling champion- Sparked by
John Mason at the first buoy,
p, spring of 1958; football run- per but his centerboard stuck in the Ray "Country" Winstead, the
f5
up, 1957; swimming runnersin I the third Thunderbolts are biding time
retracted position on
1957-58, and bowling run- until an upcoming AllStationtilt
in his
leg, bringing him in fifth
up in winter of 1957. with the N AT Tee n t e r
class.
>om e 25 individual trophiese John Gordon of VA-176 sail- champion.

been awarded to team mem- ed a very good race coming in Second place in Mainside
of the championship squads.e third in the second heat. Don standings went to the VA-44

Hunters bowling team, not Studebaker in one of the new $ ,u ync., r Hornets whose lone loss came

[isfied with winning the Maine swans finished 13th but far out- at the hands of VA-176.

title, also proved too toughr distanced the only other catboatin Meanwhile, tryouts for the
Jacksonville competition, the race. Jax Navy varsity club are being

nning the City League crown The Navy amassed 12 pointsfor held daily at 1130-1230 in the

>t summer. the day toward the Greater NATTCenter gym. All interested

[HIGHEST single contributor toMs Jacksonville Sailing Trophy to military personnel are invited to

collection is Ken Pender- be awarded late this month. I i try out.Myron.

las, AEC, one of the world's top JUMPS FOR TWO POINTS The Jax Navy Fliers disappointed -
feet shooters. Joe Flood, Memphis Navy box- home fans at their varsity basketball opener last Fri "Moe" Drabowsky, Chicago
ing coach, has made his last day night, dropping a 102.62 decision to the Fort Gordon Saints. Cubs hurler, is now in the
Pendergras, who has singly in the ring. Doctors Dick Smith ((12)) scoring gun for the winners, hoops a jump shot Army at Ft. Ord, Calif., on a sixmonths' -
ntributed nearly 60 trophies inN appearance for two of his team's points in the scoring debacle. Behind be
hitch. He will
last 18 months, holds several have ruled out further fightingfor Smith (in white) is Fliers' Jim Good while Fred Fowler ((15)), reserve
[ational and international titles )J Joe because of hemophilia and Jack Sallee, (21)) of Fort Gordon wait for possible rebound. discharged next April 12 .






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r I New Skipper Takes Over At V AP-62//I

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Comdr. Charles W. Hollins- H. W. Drum who has received tographic school at NATTU,

head became new commanding orders to Staff of Cincpac.The N A S Pensacola, Fla. He

s.aLTVJft&tOA. FDOM officer of Heavy Photographic new executive officerof joined the Navy several

HERE AMD'THESE Squadron 62 during a changeof VAP-62, known as VJ-62 months prior to the outbreakof

command ceremony Mon- until 1956, will be Comdr. WWII.

A team composed of Armed day at NAS Jax. Frank D. Milner. Comdr. Drum, also a grad-
Services police was playing a A veteran of WWII and the
his
Preceding assignment as
uate of the Naval School of
soccer game with a team com- Korean conflict, Comdr. Hol-
VAP-62 executive officer in Photography and a WWII
posed mostly of seamen. The linshead moves up from the

instructor was outlining princi- post of squadron executive July 1957, the new skipper veteran, took over the helmof !

ples of the game. officer and relieves Comdr. attended Naval Officer's pho- VAP-62 in July 1957. I II
I
"If can't kick the ,
you ball.
(This is the fourth in a seriesof
he said, "Kick one of the men "Did You Know?" articles,
on the other team. Now where'sthe Destroyers Use '
depicting interesting little known
ball?
facts and figures about the Sta-
{ e'i I
"Never mind the ball."
shouted Jet 4
Helicopters tion, its size and capacity.)
a big seaman, "Let's get on
with the game." One of_ the most impressiveand
S For Sub KillersDestroyers talked about modes of mea-

Oh for the good old days whena teamed with jet surement in our everyday life
drum and the is mileage. We watch our speed-
not generationwas
helicopters to
are expected give
beat. ometer figuring out methods to
the antisubmarine
Navy's war- increase our gas mileage and to
fare arsenal a stand-off, one- i. ,
cut the cost of automobile ex-
Every soldier snapped to attention two system to drop atomic wea- ,
when the major entered pons on enemy boats. pense. We judge distances in

the mess hall except the new The French-designed jet 'cop- miles when we take periodic
sojourns from the and
recruit cook. cares responsibilities -
ter, Alouette, used in the revolu-
"Why didn't you come to attention of our homes and
tionary new ASW concept, can A
when I entered the take off from the fantail of businesses.

major asked. hunter-killer destroyers with Although the world seems to

"Sir," came the recruit's reply, nuclear depth charges or homing get smaller every year when we

"I'm cooking a recipe that says torpedoes after only a 60-second EARLY RISER An A3D Skywanior attack bomber gels ponder on the innovations of
'Do not stir for 20 minutes.' warm-up. off the ground within four seconds after a run of less than 100 atomic science, we still thinkin

Tracking an sub by yards. Quick takeoff was helped by 12 JATO (jet assist takeoff) terms of miles and are im-
Ideas enemy bottles. The Navy disclosed that the A3D, using JATO, couldbe
are like children, pressed with thoughts of foreign
every- sonar devices, the destroyer fol-
launched from a modern carrier without the aid of catapults.
body loves their own. lows the 345-mile-range helicopter lands because of the number of

by radar to spot it directlyover miles separating them from us.

New Navy Group the submerged target.So Enlisted Benefit Group Therefore, one may very 'well

promising is the destroyer- be impressed with the facts of
Will Meet Nov. 14 'copter combination that elec- mileage life aboard NAS Jax.

Naval Enlisted Reserve Assn., a tronic experts hope to perfectthe Reports Year's GrowthThe Did you know that if all the

new organization for bluejacketsand Alouette as a radiocontrolled utility systems aboard this Sta-

Marines, will open its first drone for sub-killing mis- Armed Forces Enlisted Personnel Benefit Assn. tion were placed end to end

annual conference, Nov. 14. sions. recently ended its fiscal year with insurance in force totaling they would span a distance of

East coast delegates to the Powered by a 400 hp gas tur- 'I $12 million. 243 miles, or from Jacksonvilleto

two-day convention will be ad- bine engine, the Alouette can M/Sgt. John Klasinski, presi- Charleston, S.C.?

dressed by representatives of the climb 1,000 feet a minute to 30- dent of the association, said that ance month policy for hazardous, and $12.50 duty per Included in this mileage is

Bureau of Naval Personnel, Na- 000 feet a helicopter record- during its first year of opera- sonnel. per- NAS Jax's 92 miles of electrical

yal Reserve Training Commandand and remain aloft for three and tion it paid out $50,000 in death distribution system, a distance

other Navy officials. a-half hours. claims and also made three $300 THERE IS no age limit, no from Jacksonville to Daytona;
Formed to tests of the loans to members. travel restrictions, no war clause
"career"service Early
promote 'copter, capa- emergency 30 miles of steam distribution
for enlisted reservists, the ble of carrying 1,000 pounds, or LOANS OF this nature are and no exclusions, the association system, a distance equal from

association is open to Navy and 77 percent of its own weight, indicate available, the association head said. here to Fernandina; 40 miles of

Marine reserve members on that the Alouette has the said, to meet Unusual family Association headquarters are seweage collection system,which

either active or inactive duty. ruggedness and low maintenance medical expenses, a death in the located at 422 Washington Bldg.,I could enable sewerage to be

Reservists may obtain addi- requirements to operate with destroyers family and other emergencies.The Washington 5, D. C. (AFPS) I piped from Jacksonville to

tional information concerning the at sea. association is controlledby
Starke; 65 miles of water dis-
organization by writing; National a board of directors senior
tribution system, or from hereto
Headquarters, PO Box 7111, ':":: enlisted men on active duty, one ResponsibilityPay Gainesville, and a fuel distribution -
Apex Station, Washington, D.C. from each service. They are and transfer system

t elected annually and serve with- Plan 'Obit'
ill totaling 16 miles or halfway to
out compensation."At Green Cove Springs.In .
|I CPG Notes I Y' Q close of each year," an
association statement declared, Seen EvidentResponsibility i addition to this impressive
utility mileage is the eight milesof
Duval Sheriff Dale
County "after claims and expenses are pay, deemed
Carson will be the special guest > deducted from gross premium unpopular among the ranks, ap-' Station railroad trackage, and
of the Chief Officers' Clubon l road and pavement space to pro-
Petty contributions, the remainder, ex- pears to have been disapproved
vide two lane highway from
Wednesday November 19 at cept for a small reserve, is returned for good, reports Navy Times. a
:
the VIP lunch- {i Jacksonville to Charleston, S. C.
regular monthly .'. t tY : to the members.
The pay, if approved, would ((241 miles), or a four lane high-
THAT the first fiscal
eon.Sheriff :r "NOW have authorized extra pay to to St. Augustine (54 miles).
: way
Carson, a former FBI year has ended, the directors be given to Navy and Marine
man who recently became Sheriffof g ; : will meet to decide how much Corps commanders in charge of Therefore, with its utility sys-

the county, will talk to the can be returned to members. units tem, railroad trackage and high-
.;1. during periods they were
assembled CPOs following the :, Announcement is expected within assigned temporary duty in posi- way space combined, NAS Jax'sfacilities
could reach from hereto
meal. ft a few months. tions normally held by those of
y All grades of regular enlisted Atlanta, Ga. No one could say
The VIP luncheon will beginat ; ;, higher rank.Although .
1130 with Sheriff Carson .;,.s,: personnel in all branches of the Navy and Corps the Station hasn't had a lot of

scheduled to speak at 1215. The service are eligible for the asso- were directed to include money mileage in its time.

slight fee of $1.00 covers the ciation. for responsibility in their
pay
Basic rates are $9 per month
meal and refreshments. All chiefsare
budgets, it was re p o r t e d theNavy's PROMOTIONLIST
urged to attend. for the $10,000 group life insur- .
Controller Office cut out


United Fund Pay Record the Navy appropriation Department before submitted the its (Continued IS from OUT Page 1)')

(Continued from Page 1)) budget to Defense.
(Continued from Page 1)) and R. L. Brobst became de-
also allowed
while each
cent within the last week of the man was Both Vice Admiral H. P. Smith, signated strikers in the AEM
'ii"'ii"d twelve-and-a-half cents a day
drive, with NAAS Mayport ral- .. for rations. Chief of Naval Personnel, and and JO ratings respectively.
lying also for 100 percent of :: : Maj. Gen. Donald Weller, USMC Chiefs assigned pro-pay effective -

contributions. Final percentagesand Perhaps the most amusing personnel chief, voiced disapproval Nov. 16 were R. A.

breakdowns will be published item brought to light was the of the measure. Kennedy, ADC, and D. Brass-
inclusion of in the rate
as soon as they are available.The ensign field, TDC. Chiefs receiving
5' structure of the Volunteers. The principality of Leichten- Jan. 16
3a. beginning ,
campaign, in which mili- 4y. pro-pay
tary ,and civilian personnel of '. Today there are no "inland stein ((62 square miles) is almost 1959 are W. B. Coates, ACC,

eight commands contributed, officially ensigns," this rank now exclu- taxless because the coun- E. R. Mann, ETC, P. Yar-
YVI
closed last Friday. Parti- sively held by the Navy. try's ruler is required to con- brough, RMC, and R. H. Gro-

cipating commands included moll, PHC.
tribute about $110,000 to thetreasury
Commander Fleet Air Jackson- MDBS Payment Due
each
year
ville, NAS Jax, NATCenter, Fleet ''ATCI BIRDIE Tempt Mutual Death Benefit Society One flea to another on leavingthe
Air Wing Eleven, Naval Hospital rest pot beloved of genera members are reminded that assessment Italy has 27 universities, 10 of movie on a rainy night:

NAS Cecil Field, N A A S lions of movie glamour queens No. 103 is due by tomorrow them dating back to the 13th "Do we walk or do we take a
still looks good on blonde Jot
Mayport and NARTU. Lansing of TV and the flickers. Nov. 14. century. dogt"Pzge