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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 27, 1958
Frequency: weekly
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
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Vol. 16. No. 35 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Florida 26 November 1958

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26 November :26 I
2 JAX AIR NEWS

II Religious Services Planned 1 I-

ETERNAL QUERYANSWERED L

JfI xnfluisAAS ? Station Joins Nation In

Why does everyone invari-

Cpt Elliott W. Parish Jr. ___,, JadownrUl,....,_ ,.,,..,.Commanding. Officer ably refer to a ship as she? I 1\
Comdr. Grajnton H. Weber ...............................n..............._. Executive Officer Perhaps here are some good Thanksgiving wellNav
NAB Elxt fleet All JackionTUl Observing
Rear Adra. Wendell O. Switzer _..__ .. ... ._.._..., ....... ........ CommanderCapt. reasons:
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Georgf R. Luker ............?......_-____....,,,...... Chief of Staff. FalrJax A ship is called a she because wee
capt. MMtfttenoa William .. Chief of Staff, NAB Six
It's Thanksgiving and
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n.ei us wing"saevea 'there's always a great Tomorrow we pause
Capt. Donald X. Macintosh _._........,.,_...,,..,......_....._.. ........... Commander the country will be given boyN
Capt. Charles L. Lambing -.<....?.......................................................>Chief- Staff Officer deal of bustle around her... I NAS Jax and throughout fOlks-I
Naval Air Ttchnlcml Training Cnir honor and contemplate! our blessings.
because there's usually a gangof to ard
Capt auric X.. Moore. Jr. ________.__..w race all..
Comdr. WUfnd E. rieahman -. CommandingOfficer men around becauseshe Except for those on duty, will conduct the service i \ AE:
:: at
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i.vdUoii pij
will ,
Capt Alton C. Abernethy ____...,...__..._.._ ._ Commandlnc Officer has a waist and stays. .. men aboard the Station with the All Saint's choir Jud
Capt. Ferdinand V. Berley __..-._-...._.....M.M._..-......-.-_......... Executive Officer because she takes a lot of have the day off to go to church hymns.All singing AO,

1CABTB paint ;to keep her good look- and to spend the day with Boj

Capt. Norman O. Anderson ,.-......?..,..._...._......................... Commanding Officer and loved ones. I Navy Exchange facility i
Comdr. William J:. Hardy _._.__...___._-........._...._-_...... Executive Officer ingAnd friends will be closed tomorrow ( Gil
Thursday
also, maybe it's not UPHOLDING the tradition of Oct
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds in Jacksonville Florida ) except the Blue Jackets
at no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVEXOS P-33 the initial expense that breaks prayer on this holiday, church Pal
Rev. July 1058. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel Inn, snack bar at Operations and
it's the upkeep will be heldat
you up, Jax Oct
NAS
Fleet Air Jacksonville. services at
Of Naval Air Station Naval Air Technical Training the Golf Shack, all of
Center, Fleet Air Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. 8. because she's all decked out the Catholic and Protestant which ;
naval HoapUaX remain
will the !
'Service Information Officer ,................. Comdr. Charles M. Thomas because it takes a good Chapels. hours. open regular McMo
AsateUst Service Information Officer _........-?.... Andrew H. Planey man to handle her. because NAS Jax Senior Chaplain, ,
Editor Cordon Robbie; Staff Reporter Jack Holmes. PHI: Bill she shows her topsides, hides Francis A. Burke, will NATTCenter's B517 Snack Bu
Weekes, JOSN; Dottle Johnson; Ron Davis, AN. Circulation-Distribution, Mary Capt.
Ann Daniel shi. Staff Photographer Joe O'Brien. PH3. her bottom, and when coming conduct the 0630 Mass and Lt will be open from 1200-1835 and toOc
The Jax Air News is a member ef the Armed Forces Press Service. the EM Club at |
into port, always heads for the the 0800 Mass. Bldg. 593 at
Material appearing in this publication can be reprinted providing credit isgiven. (jg) Henry Kelly So
Phetegrapha. unless otherwise eredited are om.ata1l1. S. Navy photograph buoys. NATTCenter from 1300-2300.
*. ALL PROTESTANT chaplainsCOLLECT Oc
EdtterU .m... located in Been ZM: Mafia AdMtlatetnttoa. Building 1'h. m:
extensions 8164 658 272 or %16.
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T 35th Air Div HiD
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'We Are M:
Overpaid.
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L:7- i RedesignatedThirtySecond

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Most Navy people have had the experience of being toBi

overpaid. It may have been a "foul up" in registering an allotment -

changing an allotment, being overpaid for travel, Bag

for re-enlistment, or for other causes. The 35th Air Division, Air
Defense for the Southeast M
But always when the overpayment has been detected, the twL arm ,
a has been redesignated the 32nd
amount, not earned or not deserved, must be repaid.All Air Division (Semi-Automatic P
of us are recipients of God's gifts and mercies. We
Ground Environment it has eiI
are healthy and strong. We live in a world of beauty created ), f:
by God's hand. We live in a land blessed with a wealth of 4.. /h a been announced by Brig. Gen. E. f: K
N.< Backus Division Commander. B
natural resources, whose people have always relied upon a W- > a
trust in God's Providence. We are blessed with good friends, ; Division Headquarters will remain !

and the comfort of loved ones. RB y at their present Dobbins g

Air Force Base site in Marietta,
We would find it difficult to prove that we have, throughour Ga. 4

own efforts and our own righteousness, deserved these : I'I'

great blessings. We would agree with the Psalmist, "He has ACCORDING to officials, re-

not rewarded us according to our iniquities but according to designation of the Division is 1t 1t

the multitude of His tender mercies." We are overpaid.In another step toward the semi- I't
automatic air defense reorgani- t
another Psalm we read "What shall I render unto the zation for this area which includes -
Lord,for all His benefits toward me? I will take the cup of Florida South

salvation and call upon the name of the Lord." w..___ .___u ... ,........"'._ and North Georgia Carolina, Alabama, ]
Protestant Chaplains FOR TOTS Cub Scouts of NAS Jax-sponsored 1
Pack 131 are planning a Toys-For-Tois drive December 1-3, in Mississippi, Kentucky, Tennessee -
cooperation with the Jacksonville Junior Chamber of Commerceand and parts of West Virginia,
certain Naval units. Starting their collections of old and Indiana, Ohio and Louisiana.
repaired toys for needy children (left to Cubs
'With Grateful Hearts9On are right) Donald The
32nd Air Division's
Price, Carl Hitchcock. Lenny Price and Billy Atkins. con-
tingent in the Jax area is the

Thursday, November 26, 1789, George Washington at Project Of NAS Cub Pack 679th Aircraft Control and Warn

the request of Congress, proclaimed a day of Thanksgiving ing Squadron at NAS Jax. The
to the people of the United States. <79th is one of a chain of radar

This was to be a day of public Thanksgiving and prayerto Cub Scouts Jaycees Plan surveillance units in the South

be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the east.

many and signal favors of Almighty God-exhorting the Under the SAGE system, pro-
people to beseech Him for pardon of our national and other Toys For Tots Collection cessing of air defense data as

transgressions,to promote the knowledge and practice of true well as direction and control of

religion and virtue and to grant unto all mankind such a NAS Jax Cub Scout Pack 131 will participate in a toy weapons will be done in the main

degree of temporal prosperity as He alone knows best." collection project in cooperation with the Jacksonville Jay- by electronic computers.IN .

The expressions of our present leaders contain all these cees, December 13. THE East, where SAGE is

hopes and petitions for God's blessing and protection. Maywe THE CUBS will make the operational in some areas, it has
of the Naval service dedicated rounds of officer and one located in the restaurantpart
as we are to rightful authority quarters been proven that the electronic
and devoted to the welfare of our country, respond Station housing besides visiting of the NATTCenter Ex- brain has greatly increased speed

intelligently by giving the days of our lives the health and Dewey Park and Azalea Trailer change, and the other at Main- and reliability of the processingof

graciousness of obedience to God's law in prayer and Thanks- Park picking up toys, both used side in Building Three.Dependent information, thus tighteningthe

giving. and discarded, for underprivileged air defense capability.
Capt. Francis A. Burke and orphaned children. Care
of the
Original reorganization
NAS Senior ChaplainThe The Toys for Tots collectionis
35ths boundaries began Septem-
Rules ClarifiedTwo
the goodwill project of the
Jax Air News, in keeping AE (A) School Honors year for the Cub Scouts, and problems in medicare interpretation ber sion's 1, and of increased the Divi-from

with the Thanksgiving holiday, Shared By Two Men they have enlisted the assistanceof have been clearedUp. 280,000 area responsibility miles at 400,000

devotes its entire front this the Marine Air Reserve who Both relate square
page John Finney, AEIAN, of Le- to dependents while increasing the civilian pop-
week to the spirit of the day. Mar, Colo and Joel Blagoue, I. will transport toys to a down- living apart from their sponsors ulation from 14 million to 27

AEMAN, of DesPlaines, Ill., town warehouse. when treatment by p r i vat e million.In .
The picture is used to signify were designated honormen of THE CUB Scouts ask that sources begins, but who live with
addition its regularly
the humbleness In which we give Aviation Electrician's Mate, ClassA everyone gather their old and I sponsors when the treatment i is to and
assigned radar
thanks to the Almighty for bless School at NATTCenter, No- discarded toys for the Toys for: concluded. squadrons 32nd
I fight-interceptor outfits the
vember 21.Blagoue Tots drive. Medicare officials have ,
ings bestowed upon us during the ruled has National Guard Reserve,
who joined the Navyin There will be two pick-up and that any eligible dependent who ,
year. October, 1957, has been trans- deposit points on the Station, is hospitalized while living apart Army, Navy and ,Marine, plus Air
fighter aircraft from other
Air News staff artist W. D. ferred to VP-40, NAS North Island from his sponsor is eligible for
con-
C & SS Rooms Closed care from Force commands under its
Weekes, JOSN. is Joined with Calif. Finney joined the private sources at
Navy in February, 1958. He will Clothing and Small Stores Issue government expense even if the trol.No
remainder of the staff In of
wishing next attend Class C school at Rooms in Buildings 953 status changes to living with the increase in the number

everyone a most wonderful Miramar, Calif.Fifteenth (Mainside) and 513 (NATTCen- sponsor by the end of hospital- personnel is anticipated at this

Thanksgiving Day. ter) are closed for inventory.Both iation. time.

Air Force Head- stores are due to reopen In the case of maternity care, -

The AD-6 Skyraider{ a prop- quarters, host for Strategic Air for business December 1. it was ruled that a change from

driven single engine plane, in Command's 10th annual bomb- living apart to living with dur- Only 24 ShoppingDays

addition to being an outstandingdive ing and navigation competitions In' 1931, Lt. A. M. Pride landed ing the period of
pregnancy
bomber, has capacity oj this fall, has named two California the OP-1, the Navy's first rotary would not be a bar to private 'Til ChristmasAt

carrying more than its own bases-March and Castle- wing aircraft (autogyro), aboard care unless there was a
weight in bombs and rockets. as staging areas. the USS Langley (CV-1). of physician. change Navy Exchange
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JAX AIR NEVIS Page 3


DIAPER I STATION DIVERS


1 1s DOINGS I
PERFECT SCUBASixmonths

1g Twenty-five
new babies were
welcomed to the world at the experimentation on portable emergency div-

g Naval Hospital the past two ing equipment designed to enhance the safety of men sub

at ,,. boys weeks by, with one, girls 13-12.outnumbering kTc :LL 4 Mr merged amid wreckage has recently ,been completed by NASJax's

diving crew.
Yofer.
New births were: Boy Richard
Information on the new-type
J., to J. Clifford Broadhead, SCUBA gear, devised and manu- work, such as inspection of boat

1000, AE3, and Mrs. Broadhead; Girl, : factured by Station divers, has bottoms.

ing.'itio. Judy Ann, to Carl Reynolds, been sent to BuShips for ap- Another innovation presentedby

A03, and Mrs. Reynolds, and proval and authorization to be Jax divers, is, the volumn
' Boy, Robert Kent, to Kenneth used as standard Navy diving tank apparatus which enablesthe
urs. Gillis, AMI, and Mrs. Gillis, all J n M '' :dR equipment. diver to wear only a face

keys Oct. 24, and Baby girl, to Walter + 3 : RAMROD OF the project, mask. Attached to the volumn

end Parrish, AN, and Mrs. Parrish, master diver John Starr, BMC, tank are four oxygen tanks and

hick Oct. 26.AND. and his team designed an aqua- an air hose leading to the face

alar BABY girl, to Henry lung harness with an emergency mask. Oxygen capacity is un
Moorhouse, EMI, and Mrs. strap whereby the diver would limited with this equipment.

Bar Moorhouse, Oct. 26; Baby boy, need to trip only one buckle and NEW OXYGEN tanks can re-

and to Lt. and Mrs. Wayne Crozier, ,_,--- -- 7:
atyr. Oct. 26; Baby boy, to Walter SCUBA GEAR Divers pf NAS Jax (above) surround div released in a matter of seconds. while the diver is utilizing the
Soulliere, SN, and Mrs. Soulliere, ing equipment on which they have worked for months design This harness is a departurefrom other two lungs. This out-of-
Oct. 26; Girl, Debra Lee, to Nor ing, manufacturing and testing. The gear, being presented to the old type harnesses water apparatus is used for long
BuShips for approval innovation in the field
man Harris, AD2, and Mrs. as diving represents which necessitated release of
improvements in Self Contained Underwater Breathing a duration work in close spaces,
. Harris, Oct. 27, and Boy, John Apparatus. Divers are (from left to right) Silvester Yarbrough, maze of buckles before the diver as would be ,required for investigating -
Dale, to John Moffett, AD2, and DC1. Diver 1st Class John Starr BMC. Master Diver H. L. could free himself to the surfacein wrecked aircraft em-
Mrs. Moffett, Oct. 27. Davis, DCC, Diver 1st Class and A. A. Bradey, DC2, Diver 2nd emergencies. The aqualungis bedded in slow stepping mud.
Class. Below, Bradey and Davis hold the ick releasing
up new qu -
Born Oct. 28 were Baby boy, harness which Jax divers designed increase the safety of carried by the diver on only NAS Jax divers, who have
to George Brooks, FN, and Mrs. divers who carry aqua-lungs on their backs underwater. simple, short-time underwaterThanksgiving been designing and testing the

1 Brooks... .;. Baby boy- .,..to Corpl.- -and. new equipment for almost a
Mrs. Jimmy smith, and Baby Atlanta Base year, have received ten written
girl, to Lester Tucker, ATI, and and many verbal commendationsfor
stir
Mrs. Tucker. Starts Move their diving ,exploits.The .

''nd ALSO, BABY girl, to Frank may;. .: at. diving staff consists of

tic Pregenzer, AT2, and Mrs. Preg- To MariettaLack two master divers, two first class
asE '. enzer; Baby boy, to Andrew divers and three strikers.
t' Kubala, AN, and Mrs. Kubala; of space in Atlanta is '$' Those who plan to start divingas

Baby girl, to John Williams, SN, causing the gradual shift of all a hobby or a business can
'e- ,', and Mrs. Williams, and Baby Atlanta Naval Air Station activ- obtain diving data from the crew

ns girl, to James House, FA, and ities to Marietta, Ga. ..L' at the
Mrs. House, all born Oct. 30.
\ The change, which expected
ke. 'f Births Oct. 31 were Boy, Mark to be completed early next year,
Leslie, to George Helm, GFI, and was marked recently with the boathouse.'I
e.Is Mrs. Helm; Girl, Camilla Denise, arrival in Marietta of Atlanta
to SFC. and Mrs. Theodore Martin

- NAS's commanding officer, Capt.
Iij- ; and Robin Gale, to A/lc R. E. Stieler, in an "inaugura
in- and Mrs. Phillip Sipe. tion" flight. SALTY HUMOR FROM

tl1 Also, Baby girl, to William The flight demonstrated the HERE AND 'THERE

a, Payton Jr., AD2, and Mrs. Pay- first big step in the station's >. '. >
s- ton, Nov. 1; Baby girl, to Edward switch from Dekalb County, rp A young housewife was tellingher

a, Hoover, SN, and Mrs. where it has operated for the neighbor about the new bookon
Hover, Nov. 2; Baby girl, to last 18 years. reducing she had just bought

Clayton Williams, DTI/Ret, and for $5.00.
The new facilities, the con "How much have lost sofar"
11e Mrs. Williams, Nov. 2; Boy, you
struction of which is now four I
? The neighbor asked.
Michael Eugene to M/Sgt. and
1- months ahead of schedule, will "
I "Just the housewife
replied ,
Mrs. James Rogers, Nov. 3; ,
e enable the station to out _
carry
Girl, Valerie Lynn, to William "my five dollars.
,.r with .
greater ease its mission of:
Misemer, SN/Ret., and Mrs.
Misemer, Nov. 5, and Boy, Mi- training some 1500 Weekend : __ "When a woman lowers her
Warriors.The : ...
chael Allen, to Harold Pouyadou, <> voice it is a sign she wants

AMC, and Mrs. Pouyadou, Nov. 5. new facility, costing near something; when she raises it,
s ly $4.7 million, will use the runway it's a sure sign she didn't get it."
f and operation tower facili- -Old English Proverb.
In normal a> 4.n
a year, as many as
1 individual ties at Dobbins Air Force Base, .
1500 shipboard partiesare
given for underprivilegedchildren which will be jointly used by A man and a great dane entered -

) in ports around the the Navy, Air Force, Air Na- Feast On a ,movie theater, took
Mediterranean by the Sixth tional Guard and Lockheed Air- Tap seats, and watched the feature

Fleet. craft picture through.
Corp.Creamed
I When they left, a woman sit-
For 4400 Mess Hall DinersA
ting behind them was filled with

'0''"' .'.4, iii ii'. feast is in store for some 4400 enlisted men and guests curiosity and followed the pair
:;::;::
yi r. :;i: who will sit down to the traditional Thanksgiving meal at outside.
MAS Jax mess halls Thursday.: "Does your dog like the mov-
uaiieymen are bearing down I ies?" she asked the man.
of Giblet Gravy, 2500 pounds of "Sure."
in 4300
preparing some poundsof I
Snowflake Potatoes 263 lbs. of "
Roast Tom Turkey that will "Did he like this one?
greet an estimated 2100 hungry Cranberry Sauce, 750 Pecan. "Not very much," the man
Topped Pumpkin Pies, 420
.i diners at Mainside and 2300 at replied.
of Baby Lima Beans 10-: "
NATTCenter chow halls. pounds "Why was that?
Shrimp Cocktail Celery Soup 000 Parkerhouse Rolls and 460: "He likes the book much bet-
FOOD SERVICE hours will be
pounds of Whole Cornel Corn. i ."
Horseradish Sauce Crackers Salad Bar from 1100-1300. Prices for sailors ter., .
drawing Comrats will be 90 cents Also Salad Bar, eight gallons'
Roast Tom Turkey Giblet Gravy
while guests and dependents will of Horseradish Sauce, 96 poundsof Diner: "Waiter, what kind of

Snowflake Potatoes Cranberry Sauce pay $1.10 and children under Lemon Wedges, 500 poundsof soup is this?
12, 65 cents. Saltines, 130 pounds of Butter, I Waiter: It's bean soup, sir"
Stuffed Celery Sticks Baby Lima Beans 300 pounds of Fruit Cake, 2500 Diner: "I don't care what if,
Naval 550 for
Hospital expects been what is it now?
of Fresh dApples
pounds Oranges a n
Whole Kernel Corn Rolls and Corn Bread Thanksgiving chow including .
a
and 750 of Milk.
,gallons
staff and The
patients guests.
Fruit Cake Pecan topped Pumpkin Pie "This party is very dull,"said
mess will be open from 1145- Other choice morsels will be
Neal to the hostess,"So I'm goingto
Hard Candies Mixed Nuts Coffee Milk 1300. Cornbread Dressing, S t u f fed leave."

To accompany the over two Celery Sticks, Assorted Salad
'Well" she replied, "that wiU
Cigars CigarettesIn
tons of bird needed to fill the Dressings, Hot Coffee and after- "
help some.
the biggest Naval action in The huge island of Greenlandis patrons of Mainside and NATTC dinner accessories with 800 .

history, the Battle of Leyte Gulf, an integral part of the Danish galleys Thursday will be all pounds of Mixed Nuts, 1000 A gossip is a person who talks

Oct. 23-26, 1944, US naval and realm. the assorted trimmings which pounds of Assorted Hard Candies to you about others; a bore is
and 4400 packs of Cigarettes and
will include:
air forces decisively defeatedthe the one who talks to you about
Japanese Navy attempting Fifty per cent of Tunisia' FOUR HUNDRED pounds of Cigars. himself; a brilliant conversationalist -
destruction of amphibious assault population of 3,783,000 is under Shrimp Cocktail, 100 gallons of NAVAL Hospital requirements is one who talks to you

forces in Leyte Gulf. 20 years of age. cream of celery soup, 51 gallons (Please turn to Page 8, CoL 1) about yourself.






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Paoa 4 NEWS (9y
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I Which Will Be The Navy's Next Front Line tighten. I

aircraft. it is tne
Will the Navy select the tions will see one of these fighters F8U-3 carry intercept radar and single-piloted the highly successful -

F4H-1 (Unnamed) or the F8U- flying from our aircraft car- are armed with Sparrow. air-to- "big brother" of 1. It is powered
3 (Crusader) as its next front riers throughout the free world.In air missiles. Crusader and WhitneyJ75

line fighter? an era of less expensive It is there that the obvious by the which Pratt develops approximately -

THIS IS the question confront- aircraft, the Navy might well similarity ends. engine pounds thrust

ing Admiral R. B. Pirte, Deputy have chosen both fighters since The F4H-1 is a two-engine, afterburner.26,000 1l

Chief of Naval Operations for they are so evenly matched.Both two crew aircraft. It is poweredby with of the aircraft

Air, and other Navy officialsin are all-weather fighters, the per- two General Electric J79 engines Regardless is determinedthat
Washington who formance of both is approximately chosen the Navy
are ponder-
each developing 15,000 attack carrier fighters will
ing over the results of tests con- the same and both are knownto pounds thrust. The plane can fly "out in front," and will
remain
x
have Mach 2 (twice the speedof
ducted by these two fighters. sound) capabilities. on either engine. maintain naval aviation's pre-

The results of their evalua- BOTH THE F4H-1 and the THE F81T3 is a single-engine, sent high prestige.AllNavy.


Up The Comic


LADDER -c. >f i, Strip Contest t


With Civilians Resumes AgainHey }'S$: ;. r ,

neighbor! Have you heard
,
On the promotion roster effec-
about the Navy's Fourth All-
tive recently were 32 employees,
I. 24 from Overhaul and Repair Navy Comic Cartoon Contest

Department, four from Supply open to "budding artists" who

and four from Miscellaneous. like to draw.

Promoted at O &; R were Harry You ain't? Well, feast your ',

Baily, Harold Long, William eyes on the following paragraphswhile

Martin, and Julian Palmer, all iC we give you the facts.

Radio Mechanics to Electronics Open to all active duty Navy

Mechanic. Robert Bemby and personnel and dependents, the

William Copeland, Helper Air- cartoons must have a Navy

craft Mechanic (Motor) to Air- \( theme or background, be in good

craft Mechanic (Motor). Doris taste and suitable for general

Butts, Office Services Clerk, G enjoyment. 4,
S-6 to Office Service -- : "" 444\
Supervisor, RARE ADVANCEMENT First five winners will receive
Capt Alton C. Aberneihr,
GS-7.
\ William Campbell, Richard (center), Jax Naval Hospital commanding officer, congratulatesone trophies and the winning car- *
Mollnow; Nathan Odom; Samuel of only two Hospital corpsmen that were promoted to POI toons will be published in All L
Sweeting; and Lawrence Wolfe, as a result of the service-wide August exams. He is Herbert :
all Aircraft Engine Assembler to Reddish, now HM1. Looking on at left is another promolee. Hands Magazine.
Aircraft Mechanic David Kelsey, one of 300 Navymen advanced to HM2. Both pro- Entries must be received by
(Motor
). motions became effective Nov. 16.
Also Chief of Naval Personnel (Attn:
Frederick Collins Benja-
; Pers-Gil) by February 1, 1959,
min Dense
; Ack Sloan and
Benny Woodham, all Apprentice Marine Enlisted Ranks To All sketches become property of ,4E4'
Electronics Mechanic to Elec- the Department of the Navy for : 4 4,
use as desired and will not be

Apprentice tronics Mechanic.Aircraft Edsel Mechanic Moody, Undergo Change January 1 1The returned. 4 fi 4 : fi

(Motor) to Aircraft Mechanic Cartoons must be in black ink 1 }: p p Z.

(Motor). Dallas Moore, Welder much-talked about new Marine Corps rank struc on 8 x 10% while paper or illus
(Gas) to Welder; Ivan Sanders, ture will become effective January 1. tration board.A NEW LOOK Chart shows

Electronics Engineer (General), The_ Corps by establishing "acting" ranks.. has assured contestant may enter as new rine Corps enlisted personnel insignia: ((1)for) Serj Ma
GS-9 to Same, GS-9; Talmadge that no Marine will lose stripes, many cartoons as desired with eant Major j E-9; ((2)) Master
I
Slade, Welder (Gas) to Welder title or privileges when the new years in the lower grades to as the following information enclosed Gunnery Sergeant, E-9; ((3))
(Aircraft); Earl Starling, Ap- structure takes effect. high as six for master sergeants : First Sergeant, E-8; ((4)) Master

prentice Metalsmith (Aviation) THERE'S AN "if' that goes All promotions made before Full name of originator rateor Sergeant E-8; ((5)) Gunnery
; Sergeant, E-7; ((6)) Staff Ser
to Metalsmith (Aviation); Frank with the January 1 date, how- the new rank system goes into grade, serial and file number; geant E-6 ((7)) Sergeant E-5;
Thompson, Production Dispatcher ever, and this is the problem of effect will be on the enlisted duty station; hometown and ((8)) Corporal, E-4 ((9)) Land
to Aircraft Mechanic (Motor); chevrons. Getting the new marksin structure: now in force. When hometown newspaper command Corporal, E-3, and ((10)) Private
Willie Wilkerson, Aircraft Metal sufficient quantities in such a the new system comes out, a recreation fund administrator; First Class, E2. (See story elsewhere

Fabricator to Metalsmith (Avia- short period of time poses a man with "acting" before his brief statement certifying the; i a on this page). -

tion); Bronest York, Aircraft stickler.In title will drop the "acting" and cartoon as original, and a state

Engine Accessories and Parts the new rank structure, add crossed rifles inside his chev ment saying, "All claims to the
Repairman to Aircraft Mechanic three new ranks will be added. rons on promotion. attached Navy Wives
entry waived
are and I
(Motor .
) They are master gunnery ser- CHEVRONS will change under understand the Department of

Advanced at Supply were geant (E-9); gunnery sergeant the new system. Three stripes the Navy may use as desired".
Catherine Galloway, Clerk-Typ- (E-7) and lance corporal (E-3). and four rockers with star in the Corner
ist, GS-2 to Stock Control Clerk, Dropped will be technical ser- ; center will designate all Ser This statement, attached to the
GS-3 geant (E-6). I back of the entry and carryin 86 held
; .George Kenerly, Ware- geants Major while the same Navy Wives Club No.
houseman to Stockman; Julia Under the new system, rank number of stripes and rockers, your signature, must be forwarded its regular meeting Wednesday

Lopez, Stock Control Clerk, GS- titles for each pay grade will be: with a bursting bomb will indi by your commanding' Nov. 19 at the Clubhouse in

3 to Same, G S-4; and Velda E-9, Sergeant Major or Master cate Master Gunnery Sergeant. officer or his representative. I Dewey Park.

Pierce, Typist, GS-2 to Stock Gunnery Sergeant; E-8, First _.._ I I New members welcomed were
Uh.
Control Clerk, BS3.Advancements Sergeant or Master Sergeant; Mesdames, Joyce Werkmeister,

in Miscellaneous E-7, Gunnery Sergeant; E-6, Staff Eleanor Flowers,Virginia Barnes,,,

group were James Klein, Fiscal Sergeant; E-5, Sergeant; E-4, Myra Jean Portnoy and Jean
:' Accounting Clerk, G S-3 Corporal; E-3, Lance Corporal;
Comp- LaGrotta.
troller E-2 PFC, and E-l, Private.IN _____
Dept., to Stock Control _____ Hostesses for the evening were
THE structure _
Clerk, GS-4, Supply Dept., Clar- noncomswill +,# __ Mrs. Kay Jennings, Joyce Calhoun -
be the corporals and ser-
ence Fike
Timekeeper, GS-2, Doris
Dorothy Gauger and
Comptroller geants while staff non-coms will
Dept. to Fiscal Ac-
be staff sergeants and above. Davis.
counting Clerk
GS-3, Comptroller -
Dept. To insure no one loses stripesin Mrs. Wilbert Wagner, Chair
; Henry Parramore,
Supervisory Auditor, GS-11 Navy the changeover, there will be man for the Bazaar, extended
indefinite interim in heartfelt all those who
Area Audit Office, to Same, GS- period thanks to
12; and Jane Eldridge, Account- which those now in E-3 throughE7 h' $:. attended the affair, thereby mak-

ing Technician, GS-4 Adminis- will add the word' "acting"to ing it such a success. Congratulations -

tration Dept. to Same, GS-5. their title. Thus, a man now to S/Sgt. J. V. Nelson, attending -

corporal will become an acting -L ___ school at NATTCenter,
Glasses have an amazing effect corporal when the change is Zij on winning the $100 prize.

on one's vision especially made. The Club held its Thanksgiving
after they have been filled and Because of the change from dinner Saturday at the Riverside

emptied several times. technical to gunnery sergeant, a Lions Club. Mrs. Mane
man now tech sergeant will be- Lottinger and Mrs. Mamie Fus-
come an acting gunnery sergeant., affair.
sell of the
were in charge
TIDE TABLE HOW LONG this interim pe- %;: ; : TS bI + Dec. 3
HIGH LOW riod will last will depend on the I Next meeting will be
and all wives of enlisted Navy
is -Y'''">'<'} '
AM P.M. AM normal time which a man expected : $0 m ;
PM NAVY
WIVES are
to remain in a given Wins ELECTEES The second National and Marine Corps personnel
rhur. 8:18: 8:34: 1:53: 2:32: officer and chairman posts Navy
Frl 8:56 9:12: 2:29: 3:09: grade before he should be pro- 86 will be held by these two women ever, Mrs.represented John Damon by local Club cordially invited to attend.
Mrs. Wallace (left) and
EveroskL
moted
to the next level. Mrs- Damon
Sat. 9:34: 9:52: 3:08 3:48: bership was elected National
Chairman Mem- an
Sun. 10:14: 10:35 3:49 4:30: Spokesmen believe the period Parliamentarian for whUe Mrs. EnrosJd was chosen National Dick: I'm trying to avoid
1958.59 *
will probably run from two connntion held aI the Navy Wives Clubs of America argument and all you &
recently ht Newport, R. I. "
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Pay .>,:.;S Thanksgiving Tradition

aise Due Some 1 At? .. '

Over YearsThat
00 AI MS Unchanged


About 4,000 unclassified U. S. first Thanksgiving Day, the little band of Pilgrimsat

vernment civil service worker Plymouth, Mass., felt they had plenty to be thankful for.

the Jacksonville area, some It was the year 1621, their second winter in the New World.

00 of them employed at NAJ The previous one had reduced their numbers by nearly 50 per

x, have received news their cent.,
But summer had been good;
paychecks will reflect an Americans make long trips

crease of an average of five the corn harvest was plentiful, home just to be with the family

Ints per hour effective Decem and Governor William Bradford I once again. They have not really
proclaimed Dec. 13 as a day of
r1. distorted the continuity of tho
? feasting and prayer. The festivi-
The increase affects those em S Pilgrim tradition.
ties actually went on for three
oyees in the laborer, helper and ? THE HISTORY of Thanksgivingas

mechanic force, all of whom arid days. a fixed date on the calendaris
IN 337 the character of
by the hour. years erratic. After the Revolution,
American holiday has
this genial
tt; various states observed it by
Laborers and helpers will re- not changed essentially.Some .
ize a raise of six cents pe observers occasionally separate proclamations, but not

|our, while mechanics get a four deplore the trend through the until 1863 did Abraham Lincoln
the last Thursday of
ent an hour raise. to emphasize the gastro- proclaim
years "a of thanks-
The pay hike will boost the nomic side of the celebration at November as day

? civilian payroll in the of the spiritual.Yet giving and praise to our beneficent
avy the expense
FIRST NATTC E-8i Six senior chiefs have been appoint. Father."
Jacksonville area, presently $30,- ed from NATTCenter first of the new upper enlisted rates hero. Thanksgiving remains a thus was stabilized
Thanksgiving
,000 a year, by 1.3 per cent, The senior chiefs are, left to right, Leon Austin. AECS, Charles day of togetherness, of renewalof for 76
r $390,000 per year. Clark. AOCS, Delbert Hones. AOCS, Robert Lemmoni. AOCS, domestic ties a day when as a national holiday
Willard McPherson, ATCS, and Kenneth Seefried AECS. years, until in 1939 PresidentFranklin
The current raise is a result i of .. a
D. Roosevelt decided

i survey the Jax of industrial area. The pay survey scale is: Community Chest-United Fund Drive Thanksgiving longer shopping and period Christmas between

nducted periodically in con- would help business. lIe pro-

ormance with legal requirement claimed it week earlier, but
a

local and eview Navy labor prevailing Department markets.wage policy scales 1 i to in [Goes Over The Top With $72,130 some traditional states continued date. to observethe


CONGRESS finally settled the

The unclassified workers las Military and civilian personnel of Navy units in the pair Department, 89.1; Opera- controversy by ruling that after
eceived a pay raise from four 1 to tions Department, 87.4; Navy of the
Jacksonville area contributed $72,130 to the 1958 Community 1941 the fourth Thursday
13 cents, in January of this yea Chest-United Fund drive, a final count of figures has re- Audit Office 85.4; Marines 83.7.;; month would be the legal holi!

vealed. Commissary Stores, 80.5; Fuel]

Thus the Navy-Duval CC---1 Depot, 74.5; Comptroller Depart- day.Canada, incidentally, has its

ScoutingFasron drive went over the top in its Jacksonville: ATG 201, 476.2%;; ment, 72.9; Household Goods own Thanksgiving Day, a harvest

quest of a $66,420 established CVG 10, 456; ComFairJax Staff Office 71.4; Security Department,, festival generally celebrated -
404.6; CarDiv 6, 347.9; Fasron 67.2 Administration Department,,, in Octo
goal, attaining 108.6% in con ; on the last Monday
109 tributions from eight participating Six, 282; VAP-62, 225.9; VA-105. 63.3; USAF 679th 50.4; and Naval ber. Such festivals have been

215.6; USS Essex, 207; Faetulant,, Air Mobile Training, 27. for thous-
An all hands party was helNovember < commands.THE held in many lands
7 at the National. $72130 realized in the 175.8; Fasron Nine, 172.3; VF- Fleet Air Wing Eleven': Staff ands of years. (AFPS)
43 VA-44 161.8 VFP-62,,
[Guard Armory on Wilson Blvd drive which concluded last week, 162.3; 157.3; VA- 104.3%; VP-18 102; VP-16, 100.9;;
158.8 USS Champlain, ;
I Potato chips and sandwiche ( collected ; and Fasron 109, 80.6.STORES .
when added to $15,000 VF-32 145 VAH-1 Vehicle
36, 147.3; ; ,, November
[were served with plenty of bee in the Navy Relief Drive held
VA-15 139.3
140.3; VF-11, 140.1; ;;
[available to help wash the loot in May, and $17,200 from the VW-4, 137.7; VA-176, 137.6; VA- SLATE Stickers To
[down. Drive in Feb.- Gate
Health Agencies 12, 129; VF-173, 126.4; VU-10
The well-attended affair enjoyed March of this year, means tha 116.2; Fasron 51 Det. 108.8; USS NIGHT HOURSNavy
I the music of the Jax Navy
and civilian personnelof
military Franklin Roosevelt, 101.4; VF- Exchanges aboard the Expire SundayPersonnel
Band. General planning for the have
the Jax Navy complex
174 100.3; VF-103, 95.9; USS Station have arranged an alternating -
under direction of Lt operating privately-
[
party was donated a staggering $104,33(
VA-104 90 VA-
Saratoga, 94.8; ;
schedule wherebyone
(jg) Carl Zimmerman.A owned vehicles on board the
established
during 1958 in the three -
35 89.3 VA-46, 79.6 VF-31, 79
; ; will
committee of C. Carlson, fund raising drives. ; of the three stores Station are reminded that No-
VA-172, 68.8 VA-34, 61; VF-102
! AMCA; D. H. Ladwin,YN1; C.L. ; be open until 1900 Monday vember date stickers will expire
Four commands reached 01 47.9; CVG-4, 43.5; and VF-13, 15. Decem-
Friday-from
Perry, MRl; J. M. Schuart, ATl; through Sunday, November 30.
in the
exceeded 100 percent recent Not reported CAG-1; CAG-4;
> K. A. Speck, AE2; J. Ii Casto, ber 8-23. To avoid being detained at the
Community Chest campaign,, CVG-1; CVG-3; VF-14; VF-62; The Mainside store will
AD2; H. W. Hammack AE2; M others close tc and Car- gate because your sticker has
with three very VA-106; CarDiv Two; continue to remain open until
C. Keefer BM3 and F. M November
; their goals. Commander Fleel t Div 20.HAS. evening.All expired, persons possessing
Thursday
2000
AN aided in making the< every encouraged to
Moody, decals are
Air Jacksonville led the pack JAX: Medical, 169%; In- three stores will be open
party a success.Congratulations. them today or Friday.
in order with 134.1 percent followed by dustrial Relations Department, from 0900 until 1500 Saturday renew

are NATTCenter, 122.93%; N AAS 163.9; Navy Exchange 126.4; Com- Dec. 13 and Dec. 20. Documents required for renewals -
TD3 who recently -
for Jim
Lavengood ,
drawing Mayport, 122.91%; and NARTU, NabSix 122.5; Dental, 1069; Each store will be open eve- are: valid insurance polity -

won the "Blob" 121.12%. NAS Jax with 98.8%, Disease Vector Control Center, nings on certain days each ($10,000/20,000 bodily injury

contest featured by a radio loca sta Fleet Air Wing Eleven with 96%, 105.6; Communications Department week as follows: Mainside $5,000 property), current state
tion in Jacksonville. The Naval Hospital with 94.6% registration, identification card
and 105.3; Public Works De- store Mondays and Thurs-
of
contest was a novel drawing : and current driver's
close behind. NAS Cecil or badge
the artist's conception based or were partment, 104.4; Supply Department days; NATTCenter, Tuesdaysand
Field closed with a 51.8% of its Fridays Toyland, Tues- license.
the recent recording release, goal. 101.3; 6ND Print Shop, ; Numerous decals, both old and
days and Fridays; Hospital,
"The Blob." A CHECK WITH miscellaneousunits 100; Shore Patrol, 100; Civilian Wednesdays. new type, have faded, making it

The following men decided to shows that U. S. CoastGuard I Cafeteria, 100; Overhaul and Re- II difficult for gate sentries to read

continue their Naval careers bj; Cutter Sweetgum Assist- ._ I da teSt

shipping over for six years: T. ant Industrial Manager's Office,, Anyone who can't read dateon

M. Bartlett, AK2; G. L. Gnann, Navy Recruiting Office and his sticker very well is requested -

AB3, R. L. Craft, AN, and T. M American Red Cross contributing to stop at the Pass and
100 percent; and Marine Re- Tag Office in Building Nine and

Pearson, SN. cuiting Station, 87%. < get it replaced.Classified.

COMMANDER FLEET Air <

SOP'HOW'S ..
Club Plans f
Garden Yykt r

Ya Hospital I DecorationNAS For Sale

3-Bdrm. home. 1% baths. 7048
Jax Wives Garden Club
Bonnie Brae Lane. GI loan avail.
will again decorate rooms at the
dwn. EV-7-2509. Carey.
$270
Naval Hospital for Thanksgivingdinner. I T1 For Rent

1-Bdrm. Furn. apt. Kit.. equip.
will assemble at
The Wives ie-t1
0800 Thanksgiving morning to : .'fyj Atlantic Beach. Ph. CK-9-2721.

start decorating.The Floyd.

Thanksgiving committee .
%
consists of Mesdames F. L. Leib, 3 sffSsf 4 : s. "Before you drink like a fish
.... remember that fish doesn't
a
Wolfman : :/n
W. A.
T. J. Cummings, "
....'" N. T. Foss A. Thomas and L. F. have to walk home. Old India

Proverb.
Friend. """ > x>" .
The will use logs as
A GUY GET A women candles and palm TWENTY YEARS SERVICE James Clark Jr., AKC fall U Da//ynition: Family a group
TRANSFER 0UTTATHIS centerpieces I piped over the side by shipmates in retirement ceremony of people who own keys to the
CHICKEN( OUTFIT?' spodes with fruit, along with week at Aviation Storekeeper School at NATTCenier. ChiefClark
turkeys. after hill retirement. same house.nclassilied .
several little pinecone will live in Michigan







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Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 1958

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Thomas Turkey I Arizona Shrine Contemplated I mrJMainside

Faces Ax After ..1.Committee.

An all-out national drive to paign exceed the half million P. O. Box 147,

Extended Wait raise $500,000 for a permanentUSS dollar mark, a chapel on the Pheonix, Arizona.A .
Arizona shrine in Pearl beach near the ship's grave' search continues by the ( ( and NATTCenter
My name is Tom Turkey. Harbor will be launched Dec- will be considered, the spon- Memorial Committee for men movies daily, 1800 and 2000, un-
have. a story to tell, but onlya ember 7, the chairman of the sors noted. who served in the Arizona less otherwise specified. Satur-
few hours left in which to. USS Arizona Memorial Com- The upcoming fund raising I from her commissioning, Oct- day, Sunday and holidays, 1400,
scratch my revelations in the mittee announced this week. drive has been authorized by ober 17, 1916, until the infamous 1800 and 2000. Hospital movie
dirt of my cell at the pen. Because Arizona's hull is the Pacific War Memorial day of sinking. daily, 1900.)

For you see, I am a condemned deteriorating badly, and is in Commission, acting in accor- The bodies of 1,102 Navymenwho Thursday, November 27
bird. My crime is tradition, need of Immediate preserva- dance with Public Law 85- went down with their Mainside-Me and the Colonel
a crime for which there is no tion, "we want to encase the 344 which permits construc- ship are still entombed (serious comedy) with Danny

wavering, no mercy.As sunken battleship in steel and tion of the lasting memorial.The aboard. Not until March 7, Kaye and Curt Jergens. Also,
I face death, my memoriesstir concrete," stated James B. law prohibits use of appropriated 1950 was the USS Arizona Kitty Caddy. One show, 1900
back over the days of the Roark, Memorial Committee monies in buildingof memorialized with a special only.
past to those green years of life chairman on the eve of the I the permanent shrine. shrine to which thousands NATTCenter The Hunters
with 17th anniversary of Pea IHarbor's Contributions toward the ,
spent my parents before r
(color jet pilot) with Robert
to'
have since honor those
attack. memorial be forwardedto come
they [succumbed to one of the may Mitchum and Robert Wagner.
November Reigns of Terror. Should the national cam- I the USS Arizona Memorial who gave their lives.
Also, Lyin Lion.

MY FATHER, who was a stern >>: <<<-w.": >>>> "y....".:''X.>....w.y......_>>.w.,,.,,.,,,,,,,....... ._...........w._". Hospital-An Affair to Rem-
:;:
bird, often warned me of my ... ember (color melodrama) with
hot temper and stated that some- n VA-34 Given Deborah Kerr and Cary Grant.

day I would blow my top once .) Friday November 28
too often and get a good dressing Yf ; /,\ CNO Aviation Mainside Imitation GeneralGI

down. \ ( comedy) with Glenn Ford

But mother, who always stuckup Safety AwardAttack and Red Buttons. Also, The Miss-

for me, proudly said that I w /1 ing Mouse.
was just merely becoming a chip Squadron 34 has received NATTCenter Me and the
off the old block, and that I the Chief of Naval Op Colonel.
would have my feathers ruffledin rnd erations Aviation Safety Award. Hospital-The Hunters.

good time.I It was presented the Cecil Field Saturday November 29

guess it was then that I unit by Rear Admiral George W. Mainside-Silent Enemy (frog-
first realized where my fate Anderson, Commander Carrier men drama) with Laurence Har-
roasted. It was a shock learningthe Division Six. vey and Michael Craig. Also,

facts of life, and it was dif- The Safety Award is given Down to Maydalina.
ficult for me to accept the idea annually to the safest squadronon Kiddie matinee Wolf Dog
that someday I have to = (drama) with Jim Davis and
would go both coasts in each of sev
the way of all Turkey flesh.. eral categories. VA-34 has been Allison Hayes. Also, Swing Mon-
THE NATURAL ..f.II named the Atlantic Fleet's safestjet key Swing and Congo Bill,
tendency was L4fl
1.NATTCenter.
Chapter
to rebel. Was I going to subject attack outfit and is one oi -Imitation Gene-
myself to these facts of life? two Jax area squadrons to wina ral.
Was I to stand by and let my- safety award.
Hospital-Me and the Colonel.
self duplicate the ending of my The squadron is equipped with
Sunday, November 30
ancestors and receive t, Douglas-built A4D Skyhawks
no more a Mainside-Hot
Angel (teenage
than the dubious blessing of an bantam bomber with atomic
drama) with Jackie Lougheryand
ax for some not-too-distant capability.Adm. .
d Edward Kemmer. Also, Cock
Thanksgivin'g1It Anderson was designated -
A Doodle, Dino.,
SHARPEST IN COMPANY Pvt. Donald
Nelson
(left)
was difficult for me to grow receives congratulations from Col. William P. Mitchell com to present the award to NATTCenter-Silent Enemy.
up. As the months went by andas manding officer of the Marine Aviation Detachment at NATT- Comdr. George C. Talley Jr.., Hospital-Imitation General.
maturity blossomed withinme Center Nelson graduated from AvFund School' last week as skipper of VA-34, because it was Monday December '1

I realized that duty was military honorman. aboard his flagship, USS Sara Mainside-Harry Black and

more important that selfish re- toga, that VA-34 earned most of the Tiger (color adventure) with

bellion. New Job Standards To its safety points. Stewart Granger and Barbara
I have mellowed now into Among the first aircraft avail Rush. Also, Trotters and Pacers.
puberty. I realized I can't com- One show, 1900 only.
plain too much. I've had a able during the Lebanese crisis, NATTCenter-Hot Angel.
happy life with plenty to eat Be Announced Bv CSC VA-34s Skyhawks were flown Hospital-Silent Enemy.

and the companionship of friends for more than 1200 hours in 41 Tuesday, December 2Mainside
whom I could always have a days to -Woman of the River
support amphibious
Some
30,000 government employees in a variety of occu
good heart-to-heart (color drama
with
gobble with. ) Sophia
pations are in for new job standards classification, according landings.
Loren and Gerard Oury. Also
,
ALTHOUGH I now pace nerv- to_Navy Times. Magoo's Cruise.NATTCenterHarry.
ously in my coop awaiting fate, For about one-fourth of the
I have learned to become a 12,000 air controllers employedby equipment operators. Black and
proud prisoner, for I understandthat the government it means a NEW STANDARDS have also Tiger.
maybe I'm now merely a raise in pay.INCREASED. been drawn up for telephone Hospital-Hot Angel.
bird that has picked and scratched complexity of operators, physical therapy assistants y 4 e.1 Wednesday, December 3
for a living all his life, but their work plus the new ma- irrigation systems man- Mainside Senior Prom musi-
that I am a symbol of plenty, chinery they are required to agers, and buildings and grounds cal drama) with Jill Corey and
}
that I represent happiness and master are the reasons 'for the managers. .' Paul Hampton. Also, Booty Too
.
pleasure to fS Toot and Congo Bill, Chapter 2.NATTCenter .
my superiors and pay hike. The Civil Service Commission,
that in a way they thank God In other fields, it could mean the agency setting up the new River. -Woman of the
for my being.So I standards, has also finished a
a higher grade and more money
I guess I'm really more for employees in individual cases. preliminary study of the grad- \ Tiger.Hospital-Harry Black and
ing of stenographer and typist
important than I thought, that For the first time, job stand- jobs. __
my life has more to it than ards have been set for civil engineers -
The Commission feels that .} y Gator Bowl Selects
certain death, and for this I can physical science techni- many stenographers and typistsare $ e.

give thanks, gobble, gobble. cians and communications relay no longer assigned some of 1958 Queen Friday

the simpler tasks which they } t {ref The 1958 Gator Bowl Queen

All Saints' Begins Cecil/ Gets City handled simplification in the efforts.past, due to work will college be girls selected in the from Jacksonvillearea among 24

Bus ServiceDaily This could mean an upward Friday, (November 28) at
Work On PageantThe bus service is now adjustment of the grade struc- 2000 in the George WashingtonHotel
ture for the army of typists and Auditorium.A .
All
Saint's Protestant being run from the Trailways
Sunday School began work on Bus Depot in Jacksonville to stenographers in the Defense highlight of the Gator Bowl
its annual Christmas PageantSunday. Cecil Field. establishment.No Association's annual President'sBall

Buses, operated by the Jack- the crowning will officially
The pageant will include as sonville Coach Co., leave town Time For Error HereIn kick-off a series of Gator Bowl

many as possible of the Sunday daily at 0625, 1205, 1525, '2315. space travel, just being close events which will include a basketball -
School's 500 children. Speaking The latter run does not leave doesn't even count. Allowableerror tourney, golf and bowling -
parts will be handled by the on Friday and Saturday is a vital problem in a U' .}.. .; : tournaments, parade, Gator-
Senior Department, and the nights, however, until 0030. flight to the planets.In SWEET THING-Like Danish ama, regatta and the football
combined youth choirs will pro Buses leave Cecil Field a trip to Mars, for example, pastry? most of us do, anda game.
vide choral daily at 0740 1300 1640 and mouth-watering morsel from The queen will be judged
background.The a velocity error of one foot per Hamlet country is blonde Greta as to
piece will be 0120. Sunday and holiday second at a distance of 300 miles Thyssen. personality, college activities and
December 21 in All presented schedule is: Leave Jax, 0710, from the earth will cause a grades, charm, beauty, leader-
Saint'sChapel 1310 and 2315. Leave Cecil Warships of the US have ship and poise. She will
under direction of Miss spaceship, to miss the center of cruised the Mediterranean suc-
Seasince
ceed
0800, 1400 and 0120. Frances Andrews of the U.
Sue Wheeler. target by almost 22,000 miles. the early 19th century. of Florida.



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Jax Navy Set


For State



AAU BoxingAmateur


boxing gets into high

gear on the local scene Decem-
ber 1-3 with the annual State

AAU Boxing Tournament at the

% Main St. Arena.

Jax Navy boxing mentor Chuck
t.t .1 _
: $: Phillips reports his charges are
in shape for the meet The Fliers

hope to capture bulk of the

honors this year.

IN THE 1957 affair, Jax Navy

finished behind champion Green
''" ""p ''' .-'' : 'j'IIWt ...Ji'J f.FY"gl % ..:ir- Cove Navy in the Open Divisionand

BOXING VETERANS READY FOR AAU WARS Jax Navy has rounded Into top form for start of the Florida AAU Boxing didn't fare well in Novice
irney Monday night at the Main and Beaver Sts. Arena in downtown Jacksonville. Shown above are four of the five Jax Navy competition.As .
mien who are entered in open Division firing. From left are. Lawerence Howard, All-Navy 160-pound titleholders Ron Pearson
) heavy middleweight champion Arnie DeFrance, newcomer to Flier silks but a veteran boxer, and Hank Pearson. 6ND heavyweight a warmup to next month'sbig
g. Other Open contestant is All-Navy light welter king Billy Martin. The tourney runs from December 1.3 and Jax Navy is one of ring carnival, Jax Navy
favorites for the championship journeyed to Raiford State Pri-

and walked off
son Saturday
lerahons 'A', AE VolleyballersContinue with wins in five i out of six

bouts.

-173 Earlyge Hex On Phillips has a powerful nucleus -
of experienced battlers set

| Leaders NATTC ClubsAE to enter the Open Division, head-'
ed by two All-Navy champions.
rations "A," surprise of School continues to set the BILLY MARTIN, cream of the

season play, and VF-173 torrid pace in the NATTCenter Navy's 139-pound class, expectsto
pacing the American and I intramural volleyball league, fight in the welterweight division -

[onal Leagues, respectively, Four Teams Maintain running its record to eight while All-Navy king Law-
r three weeks of intramural straight wins without a setback. rence Howard stands solidly in

etball action at Mainside.tilts The Sparkies, who have been the light middleweight bracket.

last week, Operations Torrid Bowlinq Paces powerhouse team from the Cen- Other Open Division holdoversare

downed Fasron 109, 56-49, ter for three years, hope to turn the Pearson boys, light i
ding the Fasronites their in two consecutive years withouta heavyweight Hank and Ron,
lial setback of the season. Four teams are currently whipping through Mainside loss. middleweight. The Pear-
heavy
llso, VF-173 maintained its intramural bowling competition at a better than .700 gait, They are defending All-Station are attached to Fasron 109,
sons
ional League lead by trip- with three of the clubs battling in the American League and champions and will defend their Martin is with NATTCenter and

Jg Fasron Six, 50-34. The the fourth leading the pack in National League play. crown Friday night againstMainside's Howard hails from Fasron Nine.
.
htermen, recently back from \y"ITA.un",,_.: iato p iVio...... ...,+...".......::1...
I in last week's VA-176.
competition.The I to Phillips'Open
loyment and now making ings in the American circuit, Adding strength
1 lost time, also won over VA-up, closely pursued by Fasron Six National League, led by The Ensigns of | Aviation lineup is newcomer A. L.

44-40. "A" and Special Services, all of ComFair Jax "A", saw the Ground Officers School remainin DeFrance of VP-16, a cook witha

n other action, VAH-1 was whom are hitting the pins at the league-leaders capturing high second place with a 5-0 mark, lot of experience in other

pping Hospital, 56-41; VW-4 better-than-.700 mark. team series efforts last week, Marine Aviation Detachment 5-2, rings.

|L" was smothering VU-10, 58- HIGH individual game honors with a 2369. and the Storekeepers of AK, 2-2, JAX NAVY fistic buffs have a

and VAP-62 was rompinger last week were taken by Cole- THE 679TH Air Force copped round out the top four. rosy-hued crystal ball among
VW-4 "B," 80-32. man of VW-4 "B" with a 202. high team game with an 828 Novice Division competitors, too,

J VAH-1 took a close verdictom The Cane Hunter also blasted a while Sugg of Dental "A" Thomas Jacobson, Iowa's All- 'with at least nine good looking

VP-18, 29-23, and in a high series effort of 543. wacked out high individual game prospects in the stable.
America swimmer, is now attached -
lattle of corpsmen, Hospital VW-4 "B" swept team honors and series honors with 240 and Heading the list is Domingo
wned Dispensary, 33-25. with 886 game and a 2530 series 576. to Ft. Carson, Colo. Bill Samudio, welterweight from

Holding- high- averages- __ __ _in n both_____ Yeoman, assistant grid coach at VAP-62; John Parks, light mid-
?ootball Prediction loops are Ralph Tice (VW-4 Michigan State, captained the dle of Fasron Six; Bill Liles,
Buffs
"B") in the American with a 181 1946 Army football team and VA-34 welterweight, and ,Bill
and Hall (ComFair Jax "A") Collins, light welter of VP-16.
LowsTh also won letters in baseball and
ark
Shows Highs National, with 176.
tennis at the Point. Also, J. H. Pico, Fasron Six

apex and the nethermost percentage-wise was experienced StandingsNATIONAL lightweight; NATCenter's Roger

the Jax Air News football forecast this week as the Editors and LEAGUE "It's our own fault," mumbledthe Wyman, entered in light welter
3111 Weekes unveiled themselves as victors with an unprecedented ComFair T am Jax "A".. W 42 L 14 Pet..750 man to his wife. "If we'd competition; Tommy McTigue,
679th "B" .................., 39 17 .696 Barracks light welter, and
800 average, or 12 out of 15 picks. Operations .................... 38 22 .633 saved our money during the recession Marine
his with NARTU "A" ............ 37 23 .617 could afford to live light welter Rodriguesz Mara-
Ron fell off pedestal egg we
Davis, last week's champ, VA-44 "A" ,................... 31 21 .596 Fasron 109.
[>n his face he to dismal all-time low .333 percentage 30 22 .577 through this prosperity. villa, both of
as dropped a I W41'"A""":::::::::::::::::::: 28 24 :.538 I
ith only five correct choices. Fasron Six "B" ........ 32 28 .533 -
Dispensary ................ 31 29 .517
Although the winners earned an all-time high in percentageoints Dental "B""................ 2814' 25ft .509
........, .....
the "experts" continued to slip lower in over-all averageor Supply FAETU "B"... 27 27 29 33 .482.450
the week as they garnered .644, or 44 points below last week's O & R 1C:::::::::::::::: 23 29 :.442
VP-18 ......." ................ 20 32 .385
score. Commun'ctns ........ 2014 35! !4 .366
I Despite the erratic results of this week's pigskin picks, our Waves .,."...."................. 1814 3714 .330
VAP-62 "A" .............. 17 35 .327
I determined trio will take pencil in hand and scribble winners for VW-4 "C" .", ,. """... IP! ,4 44!4 .258 !

|this fifth and last week of forecasting. VW-4 "B"AMERICAN..."...."......... LEAGUE 37 11 .771 .ti
Games Thanksgiving and Nov. 29: Fasron Six "A" ..... .. 33 11 .750
on Sp. Services ........... .. 34 14 .708
DAVIS WEEKES EDITORS VAP-62 "B" ......... ... 33 15 .688
I Air AF Colo. VP-18 ........................".... 3714} 1814 .669
Force-Colorado AF FAW-11 ............. ... 2914 22!,4 .567 _
?
I Alabama-Auburn Auburn Auburn Alabama 679th "A" .................... 31 25 ,55 _Yd
Rice Hosplltal ...................... 22 26 .458
I Baylor-Rice Rice Rice VA-44 "IT "................ 23 29 .442
I Fla. Fla. Fla. VW-4 "D" ,,,.,. "....... 19 25 .432
Miami-Florida
ComFair Jax "B" .... 20 32 .385
1 Georgia-Georgia Tech. Ga. Tech. Ga. Ga. Tech. MARTU "B" ........."... 1914 32 4 .375
St.Army Miss. Marine Bks ...............' 16 32 .333
Mississippi-Miss. St. Miss. Miss. FAETU "A" ,.'.." ,,18 32 .333 Y
Army Army Disbursing- ...".... .. 111>4 3514 .317 t ifs
Army-Navy Dental "A" '" 9 32 .220 <
Notre Dame-Southern Cal. N. D1 N. D. N. D. f

I I SMU-TCU Tennessee-Vanderbilt SMUTenn.. TCUVander.. TCUVander.. Jax Navy Links Squad

| Cornell-Penn. Cornell Penn. Penn. Seeks To Bolster Ranks

Penn St.-Pittsburgh Pitts. Pitts. Pitts. Anyone interested in playing on 14w

Texas-Texas A & M Texas Texas Texas the Jax Navy golf team should
Wake Forest-S. Car. W. Forest S. Car. S. Car. contact chief Wooten at Special 4.;

Tampa. ., ., ,,
Tampa-S. E. Louisiana Tampa Tampa Services Athletic Office, Exten- !( ;'i'" r. ''
WHO'S PLAYING WHO? It looks like the Jax Nary
Former Duke cage star Bernie Karen Dudley, top Softball sion 585.Persons. Fliers were playing themselves, but actually its the locals in
trying out for the team white and Standor Lounge, last Friday's- opponent, in blue
Janicki. a B-47 pilot at Dyess pitcher for the Bainbridge, Md., must two qualifying roundsof jerseys. Last year's City League champion, Standor came out on
AFB play in duel with Jax Navy, 10893. Counterclockwise -'
Texas, was on the champ- top a scoring
Wave All-Navy champions last 18 holes between Jan. 1 and (from left) are, Jack Dorman. Jax Nary Harry Jones,
ionship AF basketball tea m for Standor: Al DeVelde, Standor Bob Crittendon Fliers Dick'
two years straight in the Na- year, now serves a sales pitchas Feb. 15. The varsity season opens Savage, Fliers Teddy Copeland, Standor (under basket): Curt

tional AAU tournament. a recruiter in Honolulu. around Feb. 20. Cunkle, and Warren Route, Jax Navy.I..ember .



Page 8 JAX AIR NEWS 26 November 1958



RRecreation Calendar T-Masier Gavel

I Contest Won By

Recreational facilities aboard the Station for the coming

wk.. -- are--: LOUNGES Club NewcomerBud

Mainside Lounge, Building 955 Saturday and Sunday; EM Club Lynch, member of one of

operating hours are 1000 to 2100; NARTU, Wednesday thru Sun- the newer clubs in Jacksonville,
NATTCenter Lounge, Building day 1100 1300 and 1630 2300; walked off with the fur-lined

593, hours of operation, 1600- NATTCenter Dances December gavel, emblematic of Toastmaster
2200 Monday thru Friday, and 9, Sammy Stevens 2000 to ((1)); : z a d j supremacy in Jax circles in the
/9
1300-2300 Saturday and Sunday. CPO Club, dining room 1100 iii .' 4L Area Speakoff held last Saturdayat
LIBRARIES 1300, Harris room 1530 2400 the Holiday House.

Mainside Library, Building 3, Monday thru Thursday, Friday Lynch, speaking on "EveryIdea
0815-2100 Monday thru Friday, 1530 0100, Saturday 0900-0100, Is a Seedling," bested eight

1300 2100 Saturday, Sunday Sunday 0900 2400. Saturdayand other contestants in what turned.
and Thanksgiving; NATTCenter Sunday dining room hours out to be the largest speakoff
1200 2100. Patio Bar, 1300 held locally. Nine clubs in the
Library, Building 563, 0930 2100 2
Monday thru Friday, Saturday, 1800, Dick McMeekin, Tuesday, Jax area were represented in the

Sunday and Thanksgiving 1200 Friday and Sunday. (I % / ( contest.

2100; Hospital Library, 0800 ATHLETICS < :> Other contestants included

1630 Monday thru Friday, 1300 Mainside Gym, 1000-2100 Mon- Q, Charles Vick of Downtown
}
1700 Sunday, no Saturday day thru Friday, 1300-2100 Sat- Toastmasters, speaking on "One
hours. urday and Sunday; NATTCenterGym I ti r i'' Bathroom Is Not Enough;" Mac

CLUBS 1300 2100 Monday thru : Bailey, Navy Officers, "What The

Blue Jackets Inn, 1630 2330 Friday, 1000 2100 Saturday, Teen Agers Think;" Dick Murphy,

Monday thru Thursday, 1630- 1200 2100 Sundays; Mainside Mar-Navy-Easy 7, "It Pays to

2400, Friday, 1200-2400 Saturdayand Bowling, Monday thru Thursday Plan;" Lyn Cavendish, Cecil

1200 2330, Sunday; EM 1130 1630, Friday 1130-2100, Field, "Star in The Desert;"Andy

Club NATTCenter, 1600 2300 Saturday and Sunday 1300-2100; Planey, Navy Civilians, "Man At

Monday thru Friday, 1400 2300 NATTCenter Bowling, 11301300 the Wheel;" Jim Barker, Jax
and 1630-1800 Monday thru Fri- University, "I Promise to Pay;"

day, 1200-2200 Saturday and Wayne Vancil, State Farm,

'South Pacific9Booked Sunday. "You're Smarter Than You
SPECIAL WI. IIII'JI 1 "
Think, and Howard Vaughan
,
Sailing Club, Sunday Nov. 30. BROWNIE CEREMONY Knowledge of the American flag
In Jax Lake Shore, uN e e d e d, More
at NAS Mulberry Cove Final i and its meaning are prime lessons learned by members of the "
Brownie Scouts, shown here in a flag ceremony during recent Fools.
Jacksonville's premier showingof race for Greater Jax Sailing Brownies members
troop meeting. The are of one of the troops
Rogers and Hammerstein't s Trophy, 1400. aboard the Station. Left to right are, Denise Goetz Patty Free-
t musical of the Navy, "South Pa- Golf Course, 0830 till dark man and Debbie Grans. Another Chief

cific" will be held Wednesday at Weekdays, Saturday 0730 and
2015 at the Five Points Theatre. Sunday 0800 till dark. Thanks-
Role In Brownie Scout Retires From
A Major
group of top ranking Navy giving Day, a Blind Bogey Tour-

invited officers to in attend.the area are being nament.Station Fish Camp, open 0800 Promotion Played By StationNaval VA-44 RanksVA44

The musical -
based on JamesA.
til Vt hour before sundown Air Station Jackson retired its third chiefin
Mitchener's ,
"Tales of the aboard the Station and in DeweyPark
two months James Frazer
as
South Pacific," stars Rossano closed Tuesdays and Wednesday ville is playing a major role is Mrs. Judy Stimson. ,
ADC, stepped out of military
in the of the
Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerrand Indoor Pool 1130 promotion
open 2000
Brownie Scouts in this ANOTHER Navy wife highly life last week after almost 23
new comers France daily. and area,
Nuyenof Sunday Thanksgiving
three interested 1 n development 0 f, years with the Navy.
( "Suzie Wong" fame and 1130 2000. The pool will close currently sponsoring
Brownie and Girl Scout During his trek
troops long throughthe
of the
Girl
f, Juanita Hall. December troops j junior
8 for of six
a period
Scouts.In here is Mrs. Elliott W. Parish Jr.,, service, Frazer served aboard
The movie, which will be run- weeks. addition to this, Dewey I wife of the NAS Jax commanding four ships and 16 squadrons, with

ning here through January, is Hobby Shop Annex, Building Park presently has two troops of officer. I three-VF-4, VA-175 and VA-44-

} basically a love story involvinga 503, open 1300 2200 daily. Fore Brownie Scouts under its wing. Mrs Parish is a member of the aboard NAS Jax.

French planter E m ale D movie schedule, see page 6. Organizer of the movement both board of Directors of the Gateway Since he joined the service in
; Becque (Brazzi) and a Navy Girl Scout Council. 1936, Frazer worked in such

;14 nurse Nellie Forbush (Miss Gay- The three troops aboard the other squadrons as VP-12, VR-4,
I'' nor) plus Liat, a native girl base have 16 youngsters each CQTU-4, BTV-2, VJ-1, Fasron

(Miss Nuyen) and Lt. Joseph a.long with the troop leaders Eight, VF-192, VF-193, VA-65,
Cable (Kerr). VW-3, VP-57, VR-7, and CVE-
Troops are Nos. 347, 79 and 286.
One of the most interesting t.ry The latter has recently received 102. His list of ships include the
characters in the film, as in the
USS
$ : :> tl i its charter. Cincinnati, USS Augusta,
play, is Bloody Mary (Miss is USS Attu and USS Franklin D.
TROOP
i:1 THIS now making
Hall). Roosevelt.
tray favors for Duval Medical
Such musical numbers as Center, while scouts of the neigh- Besides NAS Jax, Frazer has
"S 0 m e Enchanted Evening," borhood are supplying 600 tray served aboard such stations as
"Honeybun," "Nothing Like A 4 11 favors. NTC San Diego; NAS Miami;

Dame," "This Nearly Was Mine" Minimum age of Brownies i is Casu I. Ford Island, Hiwaii; Mof-

and "Bloody Mary" are presentedin seven and they must be, in the fett Field, Calif.; Sauffley Field,
the film, which was processedin second grade at school to be admitted NAS Pensacola; Corry Field;

Todd A-O. to a troop. Whiting Field, Milton Fla.,
Kingsville, Tex., Alameda, Calif.;
of 347 are the
Leaders Troop
Guam; Whidbey Island, Hick-
ThanksgivingContinued Mrs. Katherine Hoover and Caro
ham AFB
Honolulu.
}:.
( from Page 3)) lyn Wolkensdosser, whose hus Frazer, 47, is married and has
will be on a smaller scale. Theyare bands are with Patrol Squadron one boy. He is undecided on his

: 18.TROOP future plans.Boxing .
79, oldest in years of
Three hundred turkeys w/
service aboard the Station, is led
Cornbread Dressing 100 poundsof Smoker Set
the Mrs. George Hopkins and
Tenderloin for Filet u<.., s f by
Mignon r
......., ,._ Anne Matoon.
:
'W. .1W'r
w/Mushroom Garvey, 100 poundsof For Center Tonight
Roast Pork Loin 150 SHOE REPAIR SHOP Cobblers at the Navy Exchangeare This unit has about 20 membersand
poundsof
always ready to be of service to you, rebuilding and repair- the girls are in their last The athletic department of
Snowflake Potatoes, 200 ing any of your shoes. The Cobbler Shop, located: in Building .1 of Brownies and in the Marine Aviation Detachment announced -
pounds Sweet Potatoes Imperial, Three, uses only quality material combined with expert work- year this week the second
3000 ounces of Tomatoe Juice manship. "While You Wait" service is available.of fourth grade at school.
boxing smoker of the year will
Cocktail, 45 of Bonne
pounds be held at King Hall tonight with
Femme Garden Peas, 50 pounds i I I action beginning at 2030.

Pie Carrots, 100, 150 pounds pounds of of Ice Pumpkin Cream, Jax High Schoolers Visit AE SchoolTwentysix A card of eight bouts, with

and 100 pounds of Fruit Trays. J contestants from two rival corns -
seniors from Engle- AE 'schools. The girls were tific education. Much regret wa panies, are on tap for the en-
Also Mincemeat Pie Alamode, wood High School were shown as interested as the boys in such expressed that the tour could tertainment.An .

Milk, Coffee, Butter, Bread, Hot: through Aviation Electrician'sMate intricate devices as the Auto- not have lasted more than two added feature, one which
Clover Leaf Rolls, Cherry Pine School, November 20. The Pilot system and remote control hours. has been enjoyed in the past is

Sauce, 100 pounds of Mixed. young people, supervised by ServoMechanism.Some AE officials worked with the blindfold bout. This consists
Nuts, 25 pounds of After-Dinner Samuel ,Harris, head of ,Engle- : time was spent observinga NATTCenter Service Information of four men swinging freely in
Mints and 500 packs of Cigar-: wood's MathematIcs' department, I class on fuel control, 'but the Office on coordinating the tour. the squared rings, and will be

ettes and Cigars. were investigating the applica- major point of interest was the The Navy extends its facilitiesin held at. the end of the fourth

tion of math and science to electronics laboratory.The this manner to interested bout.
Tennessee Ernie once had this civilian groups in hopes of encouraging I
advice for mororists: "If you're aviation.A students left with many education, and inter I It's easy to control your temper

troubled with the noise in your. ten-minute briefing preceded ideas and an increased aware- esting qualified young people in I when the other fellow is

car, let HER drive." the tour through all phases ness of the importance of scien- the Naval service. I bigger than lIou.F .