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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: January 29, 1959
Frequency: weekly
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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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New Waves Summer Garb Among New Clothing ChangesThe i



new Wave summer uniformof and hat cover combine, the new Jackson also okayed a new ALTHOUGH THE collar device Now under study by Jackson is.
light blue and white striped Wave uniform will probably cost collar insignia for chief petty officers will identify the wearer as a I a recommendation by the Per-

dacron-cotton fabric, replacingthe between 10 and 13 dollars. which is a miniature of the chief petty officer, it will not manent Naval Uniform Board to
current cotton seersucker ALTHOUGH ONLY a few of CPO garrison cap device. The designate his specialty, or whetherhe make dress blue and dress white

dress, was approved last. week' these uniforms will be availablethis new device will be warn on both serves as E-7, E-8 or E-9. mess jackets be a manditory uni-
by Richard Jackson, Assistant summer, by 1960 they shouldbe shirt collar points of the tropical Also Jackson sanctioned the form item for all officers. I

Navy Secretary for Personnel and accessable to all women. The white uniform, tropical khaki, elimination of tan gloves as an Jackson may decide. that only I
Research Forces. Navy has not decided when the working khaki, blue working uni- article of uniform for wear by senior officers should be re-

Consisting of a skirt, a short- seersucker dress will be proclaimed form and service dress khaki officers with their service dress quired to. acquire the, dress mess
sleeve jacket, plus a garrison cap obsolete. uniform. khakis. Jacket. .


VP-16 First t



To Fly During'Springboard' I .X




'
Patrol Squadron 16 has returned ; &.._,c: ;

to its NAS Jax home base after Vol. 16 No.. 42 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 29 January 1959
a highly successful two-week

deployment Roosevelt. Roads,
Puerto Rico. Study Pro-Pay Program

VP-16 was the first flying unitto

Springboard participate 1959.in Operation Under DOD RestrictionsUnder

VP-16'i
COMMANDING offi-
cer, Comdr. J. W. Clark, gave guidance of the Defense Department, the Navy
squadron officers and men a has begun work on the 1960 pro-pay program, clearing up
hearty "Well Done" for their questions arising from the November exams and keeping
mindful of restrictions set Defense.One .
splendid effort at Springboard.The up_by
answered by the
query
competitive exercises'repre- enlisted personnel strength will
sent a large part of the squadron's Navy pojnts out that a sailor who be allotted P-l payments for fiscal -

annual, grade. gets promoted enroute to the 1960. As of now there are 39,
The annual date his pro-pay becomes effec- 150 P-l slots available by the
establishesa
grade
tive, will still be allowed to keep
end of fiscal 1960.
unit relative standing among 'his money. This is possible because -
patrol squadrons in the Navy. A A.v Defense allocates' quotason OF THE 7.5 PERCENT. 85 per

Comdr. Clark stated VP-16 gaineda the basis of ratings, not pay cent will go to critical and 15
wealth of practical experience grades. percent to non-critical rates.

during the deployment. HOWEVER, A MAN who has Officials announce the chancesof

DURING THEIR STAY in the changed rating between the pro- anyone in the critical field

sunny Caribbean, VP-16, a mem- ..... pay exam and announcement of getting pro-pay next fall are
nN;;
ber of FAW-11, conducted daily GETTING Sf. FLU SHOTS Being administered "flu" vaccine its results, may or may not get I good. Originally, 19,000 were
exercises that included low altitude during a four-day influenza shot campaign for the Station's civil pro-pay, depending whether thereis scheduled for proficiency awrds
bombing, radar bombing, ian employees is Norman Schultz, (center) of O it R Depart- a slot vacant in the transferred as a result of next November'stests.
is Lieberman, HM3. Waiting his turn is
rockets ment. Corpsman Darryl ..
searchlight and
proce- Cecil 'Tiny" Moore, also of O & R. The voluntary civilian flu rate and whether BuPers approves -
dures in mine laying and use of shot program, which took place January 20-23, found some 1200 the award.Restrictions However, with 6,000 P-l billets
special weapons. employees receiving the shots. The vaccine is not guaranteedto surplused from recent tests, there
The twelve offer immunity against the flu, but is designed to strengthen meted out by De- will be 22,000.awarded propayin
squadron
"Nep-
resistance when the "bug" lights.
.. tune" P2V aircraft engaged in fense for the 1960 pro-pay pro- the critical fields with an addi-
anti-submarine warfare tactics gram are: tional 3,000 in non-critical bil-

and maneuvers with two sub- No 'Bumping' Of Local Force A maximum of 7.5 percent of lets.
marines of the Atlantic Fleet. Although E-8s and E-9s will

Final statistics for the operation I not be prevented from acquiringthe
showed that VP-16 flight crews By Those Riffed ElsewhereNAS BIG DA YS! extra money with Defense

qualified in 53 of the 60 sched- approval of the services will determine -
uled exercises. Lcdr. R. B. Am- Jax civilian employees were provided this week Interested in when the mili- whether superchiefs will
the tary pay days will be for the with E-7s for about 17
brose and members of his crew with further information concerning "bumping" rightsof compete
compiled a perfect record at employees affected by reduction in force at other Activities first half of the year? percent of the total allocation.
Next pay day for all mili-
Springboard scoring 100% in each over persons employed at NAS. ALTHOUGH THE Navy has
here will be
tary personnel
of the five events. Employees were previously advised which occur at this Station. been authorized to prepare a
February, followed by pay
: in NAS Jax Instruction calling for 1260 P-2
30 of the desetab- THIS MEANS that in filling dates on Feb. 16<<5 and March program
12170 of Dec. it
Defense is not sure
Some Can Take Test payments,
PO. lishment of NATTCenter Jax and vacancies occurring at NAS Jax 2, 16 and 31. if
P-2
will
a
even pro-
when approve
Without Course CreditA Cor- concurrent consideration will be April brings two days
the O & R facility at NAS gram is submitted to it by the
number of Navy men won't pus Christi and their affect on given' qualified employees of the "ghost will walk", April Navy.
have to complete training courses local employees.IT other activities and NAS Jax em- 15 and 30. Other! happy dates I
ployees interested in promotionto will be May 15 and June 1, 15 Defense will send to Congressa
before they take the FebruaryPO HAS NOW BEEN determined
and 30. law amendment to legalize
tests because the tests, involving according to NAS Jax Notice the vacancies. pay
seven;, rates in four rat- 12170, that personnel of activities Selection of the employee con- Stragglers pay day will be transition payments to those who
first working day after
ings, won't be ready in time. being currently disestablished or sidered qualified, it was pointedout regu- get pro-pay but fail to requalify
lar day.
These ares the courses which inactivated will not have "bump- will be made on accordancewith pay after, promotion.
will not have to be finished: ing" rights over employees of the provisions of the Sta- r
this Station. This activity will, tion promotion policy and pro-
Photographer's Mate 3d class; however, says the notice, give cedure contained in NAS Jax In- .i; f...
Personnelman 3d and 2d; Stew- consideration to surplus em- struction 12160.2B, Merit Promotion -

ard 3d and 2d; Electronics Tech- ployees of such. activities for Program for Civilian Em-

nician first class and chief. placement in filling vacancies ployees.



I VA-44 Using New-Type Ejection Seat I p Y% k

Comdr. C.A. McDougal's "Horn- which sets into motion a com- automatic Martin-Baker seat thisis ? (
ets" of Attack Squadron 44 have pletely automatic mechanism deploying no longer the hazard it hasbee'n ; :
claimed another Jax-Air first. two drouge chutes and in the past.
The much publicized Martin- the main chute in a matter of THE INSTALLATION is not y j.a j.
Baker low altitude ejection system tw' to three seconds. only a boon to pilots, but to any-
designed in Great Britain, Previously,' according to statis- one living in close proximity to
is now being used in all the- new tics, personal safety required that military airfields. Because of the
F9F-8T Cougars ordered into the in nearly all' cases of necessary additional safety factors inherentin

squadron.THE ejection, the pilot had to aban- the seat, the pilot may utilize
SEAT ITSELF allows the don the aircraft at an altitude of every last split second to man-
occupants to eject any time the no less than 1,000 feet. This "last euver his aircraft away from
aircraft has attained a speed of chance" figure has caused many houses, bu.ildings, populatedareas
100 knots on the ground, or at accidents shortly after take-off, etc, before abandoning it CHECK OUT EJECTION SEAT Lcdr. D. G. Robertson
any time thereafter. This is accomplished or in the landing'pattern in pre- just before impact. (left) Administration Officer of VA-44; Comdr. C. A. MacDougal,
VA-44 commanding officer A. D. Baldauo, AD3, and J. CL Tan-
by shooting the pilot vious years due to mechanical Also incorporated within the
ner, ADAN, are shown with the first F9F-8T Cougar aircraft in
80-100 feet into the air via an failure at this, the most crucial system is a single point, chest, the Jax-area to be equipped with the new low altitude ejection
.acceleration gunpowder charge part of any flight. With the fully (Please turn to Page 8, Col.3)) system designed by the Martin-Baker Co. of Great Britain.



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Fasron 51 Unit 35 Station Apprentices

XII4JJ8 To Be No More


If AS. Jacksonville Joins Fasron 6 Certificates

Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr. ____*.._.._?,........... Commanding Officer Due Today
Comdr.. Crayston 11. Weber ... .... .... ... ....... Executive Officer Fasron 51 Detachment Alfa,
IfAB iXi..ri..! Air Jacksonvtll.Rear the
A dm. Wendell O. Swttaer _.._._............................?................ ....... Commander' aboard the Station since
Capt. George R. Luker ..... ...?,?.. ............................................... Chief of Staff. Fairfax summer of 1955, will be dis- Certificates of Apprenticeship are slated to be awardedto
Capt. Macptterson Williams .................. ....... ....... ... ...... Chief of Staff. NAB Six
Fl.et Ate Wing Eleven established and will become five Public Works Department and 30 Overhaul and Repair
Capt. Donald X. Macintosh _.............................................................. ............ CommanderChief of Fasron Six as of Mon-
Capt. Charles L. Lambing .......,......................... ....... ... ..... ... .... Staff Officer part employees of the Station at a luncheon beginning at 1215
Naval Ate Technical Training Center day Feb. 2.
Capt Charles L. Moore Jr. ................................. ........... ............... Commanding Officer today. ...
Comdr. Wilfred E. Fleshman .....,...... ............... ........... Executive Officer The eleven enlisted men and The ceremony at the Civilian
Naval Hospital i cates will be presented by Capt
Capt Alton C. Abernethy... ... ............................................ ........ Commanding Officer one officer of Fasron 51 have Cafeteria marks the completionof
Capt. Ferdinand V. Berlejr. .....?....??...??..................................................... Executive Officer been active in scoring simulated the fourth Civilian Apprenticeship J. Henry Etter, Public Works of.

Capt. Norman O. Anderson. ,,.._. ...IfARTO.. ....................................... Commanding Officer bombing runs for five Class at NAS Jax. ficer.Besides the
Comdr. William E. Hardy ..........?..-..?.......?..?.......................................,..... Executive Officer Heavy Attack Squadronsbased THE 35 GRADUATES receiv- presentation of Cer
at NAS Sanford and one tificates of Apprenticeship to each
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville Florida ing Certificates of Apprenticeship
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 unit at NAS Jax. class- graduate, the Masters'and Fore.
Rev. July 1958. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel are climaxing a four-year men Association Award is
being
of Fleet Air, Jacksonville. Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Training The unit was originally a room and shop training programfor
Naval Center Hospital Fleet Air Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. part of Fasron 52. stationed at employees in the apprenticeable made to the outstanding appren.

Service Information Officer Comdr. Frank J. Hill Anacostia, Md. in 1953-54 under trades at this activity. tice. This award, signifying ex.

Assistant Service Information Officer ... .. ... Andrew H. Plane the command of Lcdr. L.M. of cellence in all classroom grades
Editor Cordon Robbie: Staff : : Bill During the four-year course
Weekes J03; Dottle Johnson. Ron Reportersne; Haan, Holmes.taft Photo- 'Showalter. Fasron 52, which training, the employees have at- and high performance appraisalsof

grapher Joe O'Brien PH3. j split into two units forming tended school for instruction in shop work ,goes to William O.

The Jax Air News' It a member .f the Armed Force Press Service. Fasron 51 in the Fall of 1954, Hicks, Jr., of the plant division of
Material appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is mathematics, trade science, trade
given..Photographs, MnUas therwiee credited are oCfleial: U. S. Navy pboto- is reportedly still active in theory, trade drawing, blue-print O&R.
graphs.EdltortM HAVING OBTAINED .
Anacostia. an average
.!'fi.. located U Roes 230.: Mafia AdmUistrattsa Bufldlng I"tier reading, industrial organizationand
extensions 8184 65*. 272 or 216. of 94 percent in all subjects
vocational English.IN .
during his final year, Hicks has
'
ADDITION, each has devoted -
been commended for having
; approximately three weeks ex-
ll1A.PER! cellent shop appraisals while a
each month in the shop for actual"onthejob"
student in the Apprentice Pro-
instruction in his
lJfjJlNJS!
selected trade. gram.
Those' from the Public Works
The 35-man class graduating
Greetings this week are -extended today is the smallest of the four Department who are graduatingin

to Wade Allen Jr, bornto Apprenticeship Classes conductedhere. the ceremonies today are:

Pvt. and Mrs. Wade Taylor This number compares with Charles Burke, John Cassidy

Sr.; Girl, Paula Ann, to Thurman 45, 89 and 50 graduates in former Neal Hawkinson, Estill Sandageand

Smith, CS2, and Mrs. Smith, Jan- classes. Charles Wetherbee.
'+ .
A I : { :}:':+fi 4v '}$,
uary 2.Also. PRESENTATION Apprenticeship Graduates from O & Rare,

V4 Certificates will be'made to Robert Bernhard, Daniel Boone,
Girl, Lona Gay, to Floyd ,
Badgett,' ATN3, and Mrs. Bad- : O & R graduates by Capt. ThomasB. Frank Brooks, Samuel Bundrick,

: ,k Haley O & R officer while Norman Cain, Fredrick Collins,
,
gett; Boy, Tracy Scott, to Law- ,
Hicks HM2 and Mrs. p'Yy Public Works graduates' certifi- Wendell Daniels, William De-
,
rence :: {
'' }
:{S4 ''+ ;:;f:: ::: :: ? :k':>4c{; ss;<;; .va
martines7
Hicks; Boy, Russell Keith, to .. .. Benjamin Dense,
C3Jfs: .r. : : ):x so4 : up was Mrs. Murphy with
Brian Jones, AK1, and Mrs. r's. > L4? 'f,=:: .t:'.L.k:+.?'{;}fy 3,926 Thomas Ferguson, Roscoe Fulford,

Jones, and Girl, Kathleen, toHerbert }.:r s.S. 3.Yp points. John Hayes, James Hendricks,
Gibson, BM2, and Mrs. Mrs. Meyer closed the businessof William Hicks, Jr., Thomas High-

Gibson, January 3. the night by introducing the tower and Lowell McCampbell.Also .
members of her installation
com- from, O & R 'are Fred
Also, Boy, David Andrew, to mittee, which included Mrs.
Minor Edsel Richard
Moody
Ensign and Mrs. Maury Redford, I. Corinne Astor, Mrs. Theresa Ha- ,
Lecil
Morgan, Robarts, Ack
January 4. Boy, Franklin Jay, to : gan and Mrs. Teri Largent, and Sloan Earl
Starling, George
John Tanner AD2 and Mrs.
other hostesses for thg evening

Tanner; Girl, Jessica Lettie, to ....... ._ _r',. .y_ .. .y,,Q gatR including Mrs. Long, Mrs. Audrey Sweat, Johnny Tucker, Leopold
>> X'>" v.a4cL.wa: y itekb= =- Robert Browne AE2 and Mrs.
NEW NAVY WIVES PRESIDENT Mrs. Mary Hall (left) Strieber, Mrs. Francis Bardin and Wiggins, Raymond Wirth, Benny
Browne; Girl, Tina Marie, to receives the gavel symbol of leadership, as new president of the Mrs. Nell Kutzer. Woodham and Howard

Harry Cummins, ATN3, and Mrs. Navy Wives Club No. 86 during Installation ceremonies last Sat- GUESTS at the banquet included Young.

Cummins, and Girl, Tricia Joann, urday at the Seminole Hotel. Handing over the reins of authority high ranking officers of

to Donald Sipley, AKC,. and Mrs. is outgoing president Mrs. Jean Murphy. NAS Jax commands and their Figurelli!, JohnsonAE

Sipley, January 5. wives, among them were Capt.

Welcome aboard to Girl, Mi- New Officers HonoredBy Moore, Capt. Donald E. McIntosh, Honor StudentsJoint

chele, born to David Portnoy, Commander of FAW-11, Capt. honors went to Pfc.

Slit, and Mrs. Portnoy; Girl, Reginald Berry, Naval Hospital, Richard J. Figurelli, of Chicago,

Lori Helen, to Ernest Cox, AM2, Navy Wives Club Comdr. Wilfred E. Fleshman, Ill., and Haney A. Johnson,

and Mrs. Cox; Boy, Scott Alan, executive officer of NATTCenter, AEIAN, of Frankfort, Ky., at

to Julius Harding, AE2, and Mrs. Amid the solemn glow of candlelight, seven membersof Comdr. Jim A. Scovell, Command NATTCenter's Aviation Electri

Harding, and Girl, Theresa the Navy Wives Club No. 86 were installed as incoming Laison Officer at NARTU, Lt. cian's Mate Class "A" school'

Renee, to Robert Hetzer, AN, officers in a ceremony in the Grand Ballroom of the Seminole Col. Duane Fultz, commanding graduation Jan. 23.
officer of Jax Marine Barracks, JoHhson has been transferredto
Hotel in Jacksonville Saturday night.
and Mrs. Hetzer, January 6.
Approximately 150 Navy Wives' Lt. Col. William P. Mitchell, Moffett Field, VR-8, San

Also, Boy, John Raymond, to their husbands and guests wit- vice president Mrs. Ernestine commanding officer of the Jax Francisco, Calif. Figurelli has

John Drake, BM2, and Mrs. nessed the new officers mountingthe Yentsch introduced guests and Marine Air Detachment, NATT- not been re-assigned. Both men

National officers present at the Center, Comdr. Beatty, R. Thorn began their service in
military
Drake; Boy, Richard Bruce, to installation platform, lighting
gathering and later
presented and J. Ingram. February 1958.
their candles and voicing their
Bert Gowdy, AN, and Mrs. Gow- Sunburst Pins to those membersof
oath of office.
dy, January 2, and Boy, George i NWC No. 86 who had been
TAKING THEIR vows as new
Raymond Jr., to George Palmer, president and vice-president of active 10 as officers for two years or

BT2, and Mrs. Palmer, January 8. the Jax Navy Wives Club were i years.

Mrs. Woodphen (Mary) Hall and Sunburst pins went to Mrs.

MAGICIANS. TO Mrs. Ruben (Marie) Lottinger, Wallace (Elma) Everoski, Na-
tional NWC Parlimentarian, Mrs.
Other officers sworn in by In-
Damon, National i Membership
APPEAR HEREGene stallation Officer, Comdr. Charles Chairman, Mrs. Barney (Alice)

and Jo, Magicians, who Beatty, NAS Jax Protestant Meyer, Jr., Mrs. Jim (Jean)

have been entertaining the Chaplain, were Mrs. Charles (Pat) Murphy, former Club No. 86 pre-

Armed Forces exclusively for Shaneck as Corresponding Se- sident, and Mrs. Albert (Elsie)

the past 16 years, will come cretary, Mrs. John (Doris) Davisas Rose.

to NAS Jax February 5 for a Recording Secretary and Mrs. 1k Atk4

show booked at King Hall, Wilber (Vivian) Wagner as Trea- GIFTS OR pins were presentedto _
other members receiving 'rec lffti
563, at 2000. surer.
ognition for many hours of volun-
Taking over posts of Parliamen-
Long tagged as favorites teer civic, community and reli- :
tarian and Chaplain for their
among service personnel, Gene gious work. For every hour de- : yib
second yeaf were Mrs. John
and Jo will present new effects voted to such work by a Navy
(Ruth) Damon and Mrs. Robert
and styles in proving wife five points were awardedher
(Jessie) Miller.
that the hand is quicker than by the Club's Point Chair-

the eye. GUEST speaker at the banquetwas man, Mrs: Marea Long.
Capt. Charles L. Moore Jr.,
An extra novelty will be Most active and
commanding officer of NATT- outstanding ;w">r

added to the show by a groupof Center, who praised work of the member in this capacity was Mrs. scholastic AVFUND TOP STUDENT PIc:. Cur Buts carried high
honors
Mexican Chihuahua dogs, Navy Wives Club and congratu- Miller, who earned 4,021 points, course at NATTCenter'l during the AvFund eight.week Aviation Fundamentals
smallest breed of dogs in the SchooL PIc. Buts, now trans-
lated its new officers. equivalent to over 800 volunteer ferred to Memph1a Ten for further schooling, receives congratulations -
world.
Following the speech, former : hours in the past year. Runner- from Capl 'N' D. Lamoureaux AvFund Phase. Coordinator. -

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29 January 195$ JAX AIR NEWS Page 3


II Cane HunterUnit Problems Of Pilots,


Lauded By CNO Crewmen DiscussedAt


For '58 SeasonA ; Safety MeetingDifficulties

personnel inspection held that arise for the
January 23 set the stage for the t i 1 ) pilot and crewmen while i in

reading of a commendation to flight, and the ground. crewmenas

Airborne Early Warning Squadron -, well, were among the chief
4 from Admiral Arleigh A. topics discussed by a gatheringof
Burke, Chief of Naval Opera area flight surgeons last Wed-

tions. nesday at the Station Dispensary.The .
The commendation cited VW-4 occasion was the annual
for its participation in the 1958
meeting of the Southern Divisionof
hurricane season. The commend- the Aviation Safety Council
ation was conveyed to all hands
which was attended by flight sur-
by Comdr. Drexel E. Poynter, geons from ComFairJax and Fleet
VW-4 commanding officer. Air Wing 11.

IN-THE COMMENDATION, the LT. E. M. WAKEMAN of NAS
CNO stated that, 'Expressions of Sanford posed the medical problems -

appreciation from sources both involving the A3D, theDavy's
outside and within the Navy heavy attack bomber

highlight the outstanding per- which carries a crew" of three.
formance of the Squadron. .."..
Dr. Wakeman out ,
'SERVE NAVY EXCHANGE Comdr. Henry J. Skipper, (left) Navy Exchange Officer at pointed problems -
"The nearly continuous recon- NAS Jax, presents service certificates to six "Whitehall" for long and meritorious service with the arising during flight, temp-
naissance coverage of hurricanes Navy Exchange' System Receiving commendations are, left to right Sylas Givens, SH2. of the erature of cock-pit during warm-
Daisy and Helene was thorough Laundry: George Buff kin. SH2 Barber Shop William Doster, SH2, with five years service of Of- ups, feeding difficulties on long
and complete at the critical# ficers and Chiefs Barber Shop Edgar Comeau SH2. Exchange office Charles Salvaggio, Cobbler hops, situations regarding multi-
times Shop, and John Wilburn SHI, Assistant Laundry Manager, all except Doster have 10 years service.
when these
two severe crews on oxygen, ditching and
hurricanes were threatening the escape possibilities and fatigue.

coast of the United States.. Western GroupTo Recreation Calendar THE CREW OF THE A3D,

ADMIRAL BURKE further Show HereThe added Wakeman, is a highly i
stated, "The gallantry of the < trained one which at all times
'
Recreation facilities available aboard the Station for the
various Bluejackets Inn will be
crews making repeated works as a team. Without this
penetrations into the eyes of livened by the appearance cominc week LOUNGES are: team work, which can be destroyed -

hurricanes, the magnificent efforts Sunday of Ann Jones and her Mainside Lounge, Building 955, 2300 Sunday; EM Club, NARTU, by any number of difficulties,
of squadron ground person- Western Sweethearts.The Wednesday thru Sunday, 1100- the efficiency, is impaired.
operating 1000 to 2100 NATT-
nel, and finally the extreme interest musical i aggregationhave ; 1300 and 1630-2300; CPO Club Roland Byrd, Industrial Hygi-
Center 593
Lounge, Building ,
of the commanding officerin been well-received at hours of 1600-2200 Mon- Dining Room, 1100-1300 Monday enist at NAS Jax, delivered a
hurricane reconnaisance and each engagement they've play- thru operation, and 1300-2300 thru Friday; Harris Room. 1530- paper ''on micro-waves and their
day Friday
forecasting and his superior ed throughout the world. and 2400 Monday thru Thursday, Fri- biological effects. Overexposureto
guidance deserve my deepest ap- The group, dubbed; "Queensof Saturday LIBRARIES Sunday. lay 1530-0100; Saturday 09CO-0100, these microwaves, emitted by

preciation for a job 'Well Done.' Western Swing," have appeared Mainside Library. Building 3, Sunday 0900-2400. Saturday and energized radar antennas. can be
Such performance is in keeping at such military estab- 0815-2100 thru Sunday dining room hours 1200- injurious, declared Byrd. Accord
Monday Friday,
with highest traditions of the lishments as Bergstrom AFB, 1300-2100 Saturday Sunday and 2100; Dick McMeekin, Tuesday, ing to Byrd, 10 kilowatts per
,
Naval Service." Tex.; New Amsterdam Service Holidays NATTCenter Friday and Sunday; Hugh Cor- square centimeter is. the maxi-
Comdr. Poynter added his: own Club in Holland, and the Silver Building; 563, 0930-2100 Library'Monday ley, Saturday and Sunday. Patio mum to which a human can be
congratulatory remarks and informed Wing Service Club in thru Bar, Closed. exposed. Research is presently
Friday; Saturday, Sundayand
the squadron that copiesof France. Holidays, 1300-2100; Hospital ATHLETICS being done on causes, effects, and
this commendation will be thru Mainside Gym, 1000-2100 Monday remedies.
Library, 0800-1600 Monday
made part of the service recordsof Writer's League Plans thru Friday, 1300-2100 Sat-
Friday; 1300-1700 Sunday, no
all hands attached to the hours. urday and Sunday; NATTCenterGym
squadron during the hurricane Short Stories VolumeAn Saturday CLUBS 1030-2100 Sundays; Main- SMALL STORES
side Bowling Alleys, Closed for
season. annual volume of short BLUE JACKETS INN, 1630- remodeling NATTCenter Bowling INVENTORY SETThe

By 1960, the Coast Guard plansto stories, compiled from the best 2330 Monday thru Thursday; 1630- Alleys,; 1130-1300 and 1630--. Mainside Clothing and
2330 EM Club NATT-
Sunday ,
have in operation at least four previously unpublished :works of. Center, 1630-2300; thru 2200 Monday thru Friday; 1200- Small Stores Issueroom, Build-
Monday 2200 Saturday, 1300-2200 Sunday. ing 593, will be closed from
Hercules C-130
prop-jet-pro military and civilian authors con-
1400 thru 2330
Thursday Fridayand
; Golf Course 0830 'til dark 1530 Monday, January 26, to
pelled aircraft and eventually
nected with the Armed Forces, is Saturday 1400 thru 2330
; i 0900
plans to have 14 of these work- weekdays; Saturday 0730 'til dark* Saturday, January 31,
horses on hand. planned by the Armed Forces Friday and Saturday; 1400 thru and Sunday 0800-1800. for inventory. I
'
Writer's League., First volume is Station Fish Camp, open 0800 NATTCenter C&SS Issue-
due for publication this fall. Deep Freeze until half hour before sundown, room, in Building 513, will be
Marine Wives Slate
closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. closed for inventory from 1530
Conference MondayThe Armed Forces military and Plane Here Hobby Shop Annex, Building January 27 to 0900, Monday,

Career Marine Corps civilian writers and dependents 896, 1400-100 Wednesday thru February 2.Daffynlshuns.

Wives Counseling Club will meet 'interested in further details on For ''Rest Friday; 0900-2100 Saturday and

Monday evening Feb. 2, at 1930at this project may obtain full Information 1300-21CO Sunday. Closed Mondayand I : Conceit-a form
King Hall. by writing i to The The first of four aircraft sched- Tuesday. I of "/" strai.n .
The Medicare bill will be the uled to return to NAS Jax from
main topic of discussion at the Armed Forces Writer's League, Deep Freeze III, the Navy's expedition -

meeting. All Marine Corps wivesare 4306 Knowles Avenue, Kensington to the Antarctic, arrived '. :

urged to attend. Md. last Thursday to undergo' 7Il'; M

.. overhaul at the Station's O & R ; : :
': >. : '; ";I;:! f,t: 'JI!;:;:t,.: t 'I1Ic Shops. :!:;:'{

Piloted by Comdr. Frank Kim-

berling, the R4D transporttypeplane
hit the runway at 1610
and was greeted by Capt. Thomas t Tf

B. Haley, the Station's Over-
haul and Repair Officer
..
The other three planes will re-' ft
turn from the South Pole some "
time in March. ;
3I 3ITj

Last year, O & R Department,
In addition to overhauling these i7

planes, also installed skiis for ice ry .:.

and snow landings and special
electronics gear used in polar
'
flights. -

The aircraft are returning here
+ for their annual overhaul. En- 4 f.tl6 bKrw

gineers and technicians of O & R
will confer with pilots and crew

i members who operated the ,r..3b+ia wf: c'T""""_.__ m_".JkX6GLr.4h+sL_m'__'.'...."a4fcwc ',......n;f$. J
,..", .". planes during Deep Freeze to DEEP FREEZE CONFAB Capt. Thomas B. Haley, (right)
SPIT AND SHINE Lt. Col. William P. Mitchell (right) ascertain what further modifica- NAS Jax Overhaul and Repair) Officer, greets pilot, Comdr.
congratulates an extra squared-away Marine Pfc. Raymond tions, renovations, repairs and Frank Kimberling. (left) and co-pilot, Lt. R. C. Simmons, who
Asselin, who by outstanding military bearing neatness and additional equipment is neces- last Thursday delivered the first of four R4D aircraft returning J
earned position as Military Honorman of AvFund Com- from Deep Freeze III in the Antarctic. The planes are returning
attitude withstand
5848. Asselin has been transferred to Marine base El sary to rigorous flying to O & R Jax for annual overhaul. The remaining three R4Ds are
pany conditions at the South Pole. due In March. .
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I Attractive Program Slated For 'Tail-Hook' Reunion y h"


Among the men who fly the bility, that sets Tail Hookers February 20. tions of past and future develop-

great metal birds, there is one apart. Charlie will be signaled at ments by a technical group.

distinguishing feature that setsa Having been resolved that the 1800. Count-down of old ship- All who have made a carrier

Tail Hookers of Naval aviation mates will continue until launch- landing are eligible to attend,
certain few into a class all
will hold an annual meeting, this ing of the buffet dinner. however, you're urged to get
their own. announces the Third Annual Re- THE I PROGRAM will move on your reservation in early.

THIS feature, the tail hook, union of this distinguished group. with i the- blast-off of several | For further information, writeto

has made weak men shudderand THE GATHERING is scheduled guest speakers, rendition of old : Tail Hook Sales Committee,

brave men cautious. It is the again this year at the Rosarita sea chanties, magic performedby % Fleet Aircraft Service Squadron -

Tail Hook, and the carrier capa- Beach Hotel in Miramar, Calif., professionals and demonstra- 1 12, NAS Miramar, Calif.


Exam Success BREEZESMoef With TheToastmasters


Nets Pro-Pay Joe: "I'm"Stop tired.yawning""

,
Moe: "Then place your hand
A pro-con debate on liT h e
For Four HereFour over your mouth. Three-Mile Limit during table
Joe: "What/ And maybe bite
topics i highlighted the 251s\
NAS Jax-based men myself and get hydrophobia?"
meeting of the Navy Jax Officers
were awarded proficiency pay Moe: "How could you get hydrophobia -
Club Toastmasters Jan. 22.
on
Friday, January 16, resulting ?"

from service-wide examinations Joe "Well, I've been leading a Chairmaning the table topics

conducted in November, 1958. dog's life." portion was Chuck Neelley.
Fritz Hellings presided as Toast-
Those receiving an additional
Hunter: "How do you detectan master, with Don Dorety and
30 dollars per month increase in
elephant?"- Max Bailey as speakers. Dorety
salary are Michael Riordan, I
TD3-P1 of the Training Device .. iloi\} ,: i Guide: "Well, there's a faint 81,poke on "America's Biggest

Center, Billy, Atkins, AT2-P1 and ;" ,."t.;..: ... odor of peanuts on his breath." Problem," while Bailey expound-

James Johnson, ADI-PI of Op- .i&:., ," '.; J;. ejd on "Mean What You Say."

erations-Maintenance, and Au- Tramp: "Mister, will you give General evaluator was Sam

brey Isaac, ET1-P1, who was ; me a dime for a sandwich?" Anderson, with Lou Alaia and

promoted to chief the same day. "' ..,. ...., ".' ). '. Sharpie: "Well, maybe, let me Dick Blankenship as individual
He is attached to Communications. :<;;; ,::'i::,.:'{ '1'':
". ..:,: .. ... ..tIT Try this one next time. Knight, Tony Weiler and Tom

Ball..
Also on the agenda .receive
pro-pay were five other men who January ,Velifob! A ladies night meeting is
scheduled for Feb. 12.
took the exams here in November -

but have since been trans- e COMES IN HANDY Says Michael Riordan, TD3-P1 Dale Stickers To *
Mar-Nav 2280 had interesting
ferred. These men are W. S. (left) of Training Device Center and Aubrey Isaac (right)'of a highly -
Pendleton, AE1-P1, E. G. Ren- NAS'Communications as they count that extra "dough" they receive meeting at the Colonial
aker, AK1-P1, J. C. Chilson, each month as a pro-pay bonus. The pair are two of four Expire Saturday Restaurant last Thursday even-
NAS Jax-based men who became recipients of pro-pay on Jan. ing.
CS1-P1, F. J. Welch, ADR3-P1 15. Isaac was also promoted to the rate of chief the same day. Personnel who operate pri
and M. D. Mattingly, HM3-Pl. vately owned vehicles on board Referred to as "Bosses Night," ;

the Station are reminded that the guest list included, least
Time To Nominate CandidatesFor "Boss" of almost
one
every mem-
January date stickers will expire
lst-Sgt'Page Says Saturday, January 31 ber. Among the distinguishedguests +!t
present were Lt. Col. W.P.
Farewell To MatesAt Navy League Merit AwardsThe To 'avoid being detained at the Mitchell, commanding officer of

gate because your sticker has Marine Air Detachment, NATT-

Marine Unit Navy League of the United States is again accepting nom expired, personnel possessing Center; Comdr. ,E. T. Edmunson,

inations for annual awards of merit, presented each year to out- January stickers are encouragedto training officer,AE Schools; Lcdr.

Retirement ceremonies were standing military or civilian personnel of the Navy. renew them today or tomor Glenn Lambert, skipper, Fasron

held at the Marine Air Reserve Awards will be in the follow- row. The pass office will be 109; Major Roy Van Rope, com-

Training Detachment at NAS Jax ing fields this year: made during last year. closed Saturday. manding officer, 679th A C&W

for First Sgt. Stephen Page Jr. John Paul Jones Award, for Nominations, which should be Documents required for renewals USAF; Lcdr. L.M. Rayburn, Ass't

Page, veteran of 21% years inspirational leadership, given toa fully substantiated, must be for- are: valid insurance policy officer-in-charge, FAETU; Major

service, has been stationed in Naval officer, Marine officer or warded to Board of Awards, ($10,000/20,000 bodily injury,, Phillip Burnham, executive officer r

many parts of, the world, since enlisted man who I has made an Navy League of the 'United 1 $5,000 property), current state MAri:D; and Andy Planey, r

enlisting in 1937. outstanding ,contribution to high States, Mills Building, Washington registration, identification cardor Assistant Service Information officer -

standards of Navy leadership.: D.C. badge, and current driver's NAS Jax, who was guest
In 1939 he was assigned as one license. speaker, representing:: the Navy
of the in REAR ADMIRAL WILLIAM S. They must be'received before
the honor
men guardat Numerous decals, both old and Civilian Toastmasters."Bosses .
March
the New York World's Fair Parsons Award, for scientific and 15 for consideration.
new type, have faded thus mak
Awards will be Night" according to
and the technical progress, given to Navyor made at the Navy .
was on Guard of Honor ing it difficult for
gate sentriesto president Dick
League Convention in Philadel Murphy was designed -
Marine enlisted
for the King and officer, man
Queen of
read dates on the decals. to show that enlisted
phia in May.Daffynlshuns. men
England. or civilian who has made an out-
Anyone who can't read dateon as well as members of the of-
contribution in field
Page was later assigned to recruiting standing of science which has furthered any : Ice-one of the his decal very well is requested ficers' Corps could improve their
duty in Little Rock, to stop at the Pass andTag leadership abilities through the
development and of the few things that Is
progress really what
Ark., until the outbreak of Office, in Building Nine, and speech training offered by Toast-
WWII, when he was assigned to Navy. it's cracked up to be. get it replaced. masters.

Hdqtrs. FMF, South Pacific. lIe Stephen Decatur Award, tot .. ,,,r Mar-Nav
2280
became Sergeant Major of the operational competence to be has an unre-
stricted
Third Marine Division on Guam awarded to Navy or Marine officer t'a membership. Any male
I over 21, regardless of rank, rate,
and remained in that job until or enlisted man who makes
or position, 1a eligible for mem-
outstanding personal contribu-
deactivation of the division.
tion in course of actual Naval ,; bership.
From 1948 to 1950 he 4 .
was assigned operations which advance readi-
to Hdqtrs., Marine Corps, ness of Naval service. Continuing their I inter-club
Washington, D. C. as Sergean program, Navy Civilian Toast-
ALBERT THAYER Award, fore
Major of the Board to revise th masters hosted three visiting
achievement to be
literary given
Marine Corps Manual.Lt. Toastmasters during their Tues-
Naval or Marine officer, enlistedman
Col. Patrick Harrison, com or civilian who has made ; day night gathering.

manding officer of MARTD, and notable literary contribution : Guest Toastmasters were Arvis

the men of the Marine Air Reserve which has advanced knowledge Daniels and Bob Forrester of

Training Detachment, helda of the importance of seapawer. Lake Shore Club, and Phil Gon-
farewell party for First Sgt zalez, TAD to O&R Department.
Robert M. Thompson Award,
Page the night'preceding the for outstanding civilian leader- ?h,. Toastmastering the event was
review.
ship, awarded to that civilian, I SK Gordon King, with speeches
government official or retired delivered by Junior Teske, who

MDBS Payment Due Navy person who has made'per- told of how we Were "Killing Our

Assessment No. 107 of the sonal contribution to furthering Children;" Norman Brooks, "Life

Mutual Death Benefit Society i is importance of seapower throughhis i +j3 iC &o Insurance;" Arvis( Daniels,"Short-

currently due, members are, re- efforts as a civilian. age of Teachers;" Jim Legget,

minded.All EACH AWARD consists of an v.... w. :>>.V">>::.v,:4.aliXY'.v.' .C'C7F,}.. rS.7rN'bS, +, Y Yl'?'h.,+MMWri' i Ken"Are Scales We Selling, "Modern America Dentistry.?;" and"
payments on this assess- appropriate certificate plus ,.an WHERE'S MALE WORK FORCE? No, the male working
ment must be made by close o:i inscribed diamond-studded wrist populace of the Station has not been depleted. The women pictured Next week at Karl Hellenthal's,
business February 4. watch. here are members of the Station Garden Club planting a Civilians will debate with the
pyracantha tree at theNAS
Jax Bird
Sanctuary. The tree, along
Checks should be made pay- While not entirely limited to with other trees, flowers and shrubbery was planted January Downtown Club the question:
able to Employees' Mutual Death calendar year 1958, nominations 17, Arbor Day in Florida.: At work are. left to right Mrs. George "Resolved, That the policital ac-
Talley, Mrs. Robert Ellis, Mrs. J. Haold McGlothin and Mrs. tivity of labor unions should be
Benefit Society. should stress accomplishments Joseph Reedy.
curbed by the government."

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Need One Moro Victory .



i ;a K, A ; f VW.4 Athletes Capture


S'Kx
t s t .fl'' ka .
4%} a Iron Man
y Trophy LegIf


all the parts fall neatly into place, an order blank fora

i brand new Mainside Iron Man Trophy will have to be

filled out in a few months. '
for VW4.
leg of the current trophy -
Athletic legions of VW-4,* the Cane Hunter teams rolled upa

Navy's famed Hurricane Hunters, total of 5,395 points, far out-
recently captured the third leg 'distancing the bulky 31-team field.

on the current trophy while one COMPETING in all six sports

leg is held by now-departed VFP- that went toward points in the

?i II 62.. summer-fall competition, VWI -

VW-4 MUST accumulate more I,beat runner-up NARTU by 1,520
Iron Man points than any other points. The surprising Reserves

unit in winter-spring competitionfor piled up 3,875 points.

the fourth leg and permanent i VW-4 made its big play by

possession of the cup. compiling 1,175 points in spring

This is the third trophy put in golf, including having two intra-

since birth of the Iron Man .mural teams and a varsity team
play
NARTU COPS JAX NAVY GOLF HONORS-NARTU golfers carried their colors to the I,
championship of the Mainside Golf League last spring and went on to win the All-Station title. program in 1952. Fasron Six and member.
I The NARTU swingers are looking forward to start of play in this year's spring golf competitionand VFP-62 own its two predecessors.One And by entering four clubs in
hope to carry on where they left off last sea ton. Left to right are, Lcdr. R. R. Scully; Jack of the largest point accum- fall bowling, the Cane Hunters
Pira. ADI Lcdr. A. LaPointe; W. E. Cowden, PR1 and George Frye, ADC. Not shown is D. W.
Club, AN.IScooker. ulations ever, earned the thirdFINE amassed,1,400 points, while pick

....,. I ing up an even 1,000 in volley
'>:< : ., ,
f *JI. $ TI.. i:: :!JiI ;1 "r. 'f.;tUl{ .';:<:s:" "'' < .''; ball and 850 points in touch foot-
::" .: \ \f.i( ., ,., 1 :.rNi i .v < '?!; ; ) '" '
Slated y
To Kick- \ T.)" J-:

'. ;; r L'lA..4"1'jf: : :....n' Z' {: ; 1 r ball.THEY ALSO garnered 320

Jff Station Golf ClinicWith 1 : ",' H.\',;:"" ,.At3';\\';>" 9. "D''R r' 'S" .: points in softball and 650 for fall
f; !:::'. < .
.
.
..<.:"' .NB'm! rs t>t"f. '!i?" t .t < ; golf competition.
i
approach of warmer weather, the NAS Jax Golf ,., ": ..,. .' \i: ;;.:fi'')\!.">>'*"'. ,';1l +"; "t"1" ", .J.)!t J: NARTU, in a mildlyrefreshing -

ommittee is'' ironing out final plans for a links clinic to !,::t... "" ,,,, 11 t o:. $.\t :{.i .'1 1'j: : t';'!of'e, ::!J,)( 1 ts H:\.t...;< runnerup performance, held
held here the weeks of February 9 and 16. I an almost 500 point margin over'

.tree instruction will be pro- I VP-18. Big NARTU effort was a
the links at the NAS Jax
1 ed by NAS Jax pro Jack Har- game ROAD MARK spring golf win which netted
golf course that afternoon.AN .
for all interested
LVey! eligibles. 1,100 points.A .

Various basic fundamentals of theame INSTRUCTIONAL movieon HELD BY FLIERS"Put softball championship earn-

will be taught each weekly golf fundamentals, along witha ed 1,220 ,points for VP-18 while
throughout the two-week film on golf etiquette will be a
also pickedthe
us on the road for all our games and we'll come while the Patrolmen
feature of the smoker.
hod.GOLF home a winner every time" is the cry of Jax Navy basketeerswho Patrolmen also picked up 950

smoker, something Various topics to be taken up I have lost only one game on "road" courts this year.. points in fall golf.
'w to this area, is planned to at the clinic will lie:> : How To The Fliers, holding a 12-8-mark In addition to points given in
:k-off the clinic. Highlight of Develop ,Golf Swing; Stance; after dropping their first seven I ers while the losers were paced order of finish in Mainside in-

smoker will be an appearance Grip; Follow Through; Putting; games, have only a. lone setbackat by Buzz Cole the night's high tramural leagues, 100 points are

,New York professional Tonygo. Etiquette On the Green; Address- the hands of a skilled Jack- man, with 25 points. automatically given each team

ing the Ball; Back Swing, and sonville U. team on the loss side Charleston gathered its senses entering competition.Also .

e smoker is on tap for 2000 Short Approach Shots. of the road trips column.IN i In the second tilt of the two- points are also given
I game setto at Mainside gym, giv- units which have men on varsity
ruary 9 at the M a in lid i e Also, Fairway Etiquette;; Down- THEIR latest skirmishes, the
ing the Fliers much be- units furnishing
concern teams and also to
eatre. The event is open to all swing; Iron Shots; Etiquette In locals ran rampant over Charleston -
fore Jax Navy pulled out a 66-62 officials.
league
,erested personnel. Hazards Play; Correction Of Com-- Mine-Lant, 83-64, as Charlie victory. VW-4 .........,........................................,..... 5305
Longo will also give demon- mon Faults; Wood Shots; Tee NARTU .................................................... 3873:
a for 24-
Samataro tore the nets a A 29'POINT production by VP-18 .......................,................................. 3395
ation on some finer points of Etiquette; Rhythm of Swing; 679th ACWRON ................................... 3230
Trouble Shots, and Up and DownHill point night. Samataro aided the home club's VAH-1 .......................................................'. 2185
I VA-178 ......... ........................................... 2100
I Shots. Chuck Felton meshed 18 markUP cause. This was one of the highestone V A P-42 ...'........................................... 1905
laraloga Cagers night efforts Jax .. .. 1870
by a Navy FAETU Dispensary. Dct.: two ::::::::::::::::::;::::::::::::::. 1810
r player this year. Fasron Six ................................................ 1510
HospitalComFalr ........................................... 1420
!aplure ComFair The Stovallmen pointing for Jax .......................................... 1270 r
the Sixth Naval District Tourna- VA-44 ................................................,..... 1075 970:
: ment slated for JacksonvilleFeb. FAW-11 Operations..::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::,', 94.1
ax Tournament Fasron 109 ...................................,.......... 90
12, tripped Patrick AFBat '870
Two Cocoa 66-56. Supply Marine Bks:' ::::::::.:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: : WO
almost unbeatable factors, Special Services .................................. 800
eight advantage and razor-sharp The 6ND held here VP-16 ..........................................575
Tourney, Communications ................ ........., 500
onditioning proved too much for for the fourth time in five years, "A ..., ....,...,.............,...:....w............... .. .. 420
vu-1o ................................................'S.. .W n
ther Clubs to overcome as the will be followed by the South Martd ..........................:........................"... 330:
SS the ComFairax Azy "A.lS .. ..............................,...... :418
Basketball won a Atlantic Regionals, also at Main- Dental ..."......".. ............................."......' .. 3TO7BO
Tourney Friday at side gym, February 18-21. VF-173 .... .........................,........ ,
..l'h.rsing : ... 200
ainside gym.I AFTER LOSING several con- Waves ........ ....:.......::::::.::::.::::.::':::, IRQ
FAWTU .. .. .... ....................' non
The "Sara" crew came into the tests in City League play, the Jax Overhaul and" Repair ......,.. ,..".....m.. 000
[finals the hard way, going throughthe Navy Wave Crackerjax took the

losers' bracket after losing a court against service competition -

second-round game to VW-4, 53- last weekend. AGO, AvFund

44. The local girls surprised a

The Cane Hunters, however, strong Parris Island sextet, 38-33, Share Center

were defeated by the Saratogain and 4944.:

the final two tilts, 59-52, and Jo Colvin led the Crackerjax in Cage LaurelsNATTCenter

61-39. the first fray, hooping 18 points, intramural bas-

The Saratoga, which repre- while Carolyn Johnson meshed 23
ketball is, warming up, with
sents ComFair Jax in the Corn- markers in the finale.
Aviation Ground Officer's School
Air Lant Tourney at Norfolk The Crackerjax head for Char- standing
tied for highest league
next week, had drawn a bye into leston to battle the Waves from with Aviation FundamentalsSchool

the second round after VW-4, pre- that: South Carolina city, Satur- each having won four

tourney favorite, had downed day. and lost one.

VAP-62, 55-48. y 2; AGO beat the Marine Aviation

The Cane Hunters then dumped Call For PlayersIn Detachment club, 49-35, but lost

Fasron 109, 51-43, while the 'Roller Hockey' to AvFund four nights later, 65-
Saratoga waltzed past the USS 34. AvFund also beat Aviation
All interested in
personnel.
Roosevelt, 70-57. Storekeepers, 53-39.
joining a team in the new excit-
i ; Luck on-again-off-
Other,early action was'Fasron1C9 Lady was
51, VFP-62, 48; FDR 54, VA- .>'. s s ing sport of Roller Hockey are again for most teams this week:

105, 49 VAP-62 forfeit over .. .. urged to contact Don Carawayat the Storekeepers lost a heart-
;
c,_.>..__...--yy;_..... .N. .
VFP-62; FDR 49, VAP-62, 47, Fas- IN THE 'AIR-Looking like ballerinas, basketball players the Skateland Roller Rink on breaker, 41-40, to Special Serv-

ron 109 65, VA-105 48, and Fas- here will tell you it was anything but a ballet however, dur- Kings Ave. and Vine St. in Jax ices; but were up again .the next
ron 109, FDR 37. ing action in last week's ComFair Jax Tournament at Mainside round to polish off Aviation Ord-
The Fasron gym. Tom Shopard, ((14)) and Lee Woods, (right) both of the or contact Richard Berkebile at nance, 49-43, while Special Serv-
Saratoga tripped Saratoga try to keep ball from an unidentified VW-4 player NAS extension 231 between the ices dropped their game to AO,
109, 61-39, to enter the finals (center) during final round game between the club The "Sara"won .
hours of 0800-1630. 5035.'I
against VW-4. the game and the tourney, 6139.




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Bills Affecting Government t
}fz +
1 t h

Employees Are IntroducedA y


host of bills, designed to improve the benefits and working 3 } '' ;.
conditions of Government workers, have been Introduced in the

House and Senate, according to the Federal Employes' News Digest.

Heading the list were bills to
provide low-cost health-medical kicking around Congress for years
and last year was the subject of
insurance benefits for Govern-
House Civil Service Committee AM
ment workers and their families.
bearings, but was not acted on.
IDENTICAL BILLS'were spon-
Representative Lankford, Demo-
sored by Chairman Johnston of
crat of Maryland, sponsored a
the Senate Post Office and Civil
bill to set up a 15-member Fed-
Service Committee and Repre-
eral Pay Commission to study the
sentatives Morrison of Louisianaand
various Government salary
D/vis of Georgia, Democrats, sys-
stems and make appropriate recommendations -
the first two ranking membersof
for changing the
the House Post Office and Civil
method of fixing
Service Committee; and Broyhill, pay. 4
of Virginia one of the top Repub- The measure is similar to the

lican members of the House proposal made by President VU 7 WV' .. .. .......v
group. Eisenhower, except that three of MEN OF LETTERS Rear Admiral Wendell G. Switzer, (center)) Commander Fleet Air
Chairman Johnston of the the 15 members would be Repre- Jacksonville, presents graduation certificates to personnel attending the Workshop Training
Senate Committee also sentatives, Senators and officials Course in Letter Writing. Here, Walter Rambo, NATTCenter administrative assistant, receives
sponsored from the executive branch. certificate while Walter Hamilton, 6ND resident management assistance representative, calls roll. I
these bills: The weeklong workshop, which ended Friday, was attended by[ 35 military and civilian employeesof
1. Legislation to allow Govern- The first pay raise bill of the Jax-based activities. They waged war on long, involved terms so familiar in government correspondence -

ment workers to retire on full session was sponsored by Repre- .

annuities after 30 years service sentative Lesinski, Democrat of

regardless of age. Senator John- Michigan. It would give postal Field TIDE TABLE
Navy Leadership
ston plans to hold hearings on workers pay raises of $220 ormore HIGH LOW

the bill this year. a year and permit them to A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.

2. ELIMINATION of the pre- get to the top of their salary Fri. f2:06: 5:53: 6:18

sent fixed six-year term appoint- levels sooner. However, any seri- .Teams Ready To RollAnother Sat. 12:41: 1:04: 6:56: 7:18

ments for Civil Service Commis- ous consideration by Congress of Sun. 1:43 2:06: 8:03: 8:21Classified

sioners and a return to the in- Federal pay raise legislation is Leadership Field Team has been formally madea

definite appointment system much more apt to occur next year part of the Naval Establishment, under command of Com- --- -

whereby the commissioners would than this year.It should be stressed mander Service Force, Pacific Fleet, the Chief of Naval Per-

serve at the request of the President though, that any legislation sonnel has announced.Teams I J I

This would give the Dem- sponsored this year carries over are now located with

ocrats control of the two present into next year as part of the 86th Commander Naval Air Force, by Secretary of the Navy Thomas' For Rent
if S. Gates, charges .each commandin 4 Rm elec. kit. $70 EV
Republican commissionerships Congress. Atlantic Fleet in Norfolk, Va.; Apt. ;
they win the White House in Commander Naval Air Force the Naval Estabilshment to 7-6489, Marsh, 4590 Merrimac.

1960. o Pacific Fleet in San Diego, Calif.; integrate into its training pro- 2 Bdrm furn house, Orange Pk.

3. A labor-management law for Commander Naval Training Cen- gram the technical and moral 8626, Castilia St. $75; CO 4-8843.

the Federal service whereby ter, Great Lake, Ill., and Com- principles and practice of leader-I 3 Bdrm unfurn home, Venetia,

Government agencies would be mander Service Force, Pacific ship. $120; EV 9-1720, Richburg.

required to deal officially with Fleet in Pearl Harbor, T. H "It's our job in Washington, 3 Bdrm, 2 Bath, $155; 4136
Federal employee 'unions or per- assisted by the Navy's Leader- Trieste Pl., Venetia; CO'4-9692.
ESSENTIALLY, each of the
sonnel policies and grievances. ship Field Teams, to help carry Share home with couple; EV
'4. Establishment of merit pro- teams consists of an officer and out the order 9-5918, Mrs. Putnel.
chief petty officer. At request of
motion boards in each agency to an individual command, a team "Really, it's an all hands task," Room, Priv; SP 1-3110, after
determine promotions of Federal theNavy's Capt. Miner continued. "We,' in 5:00: P.M.
will come aboard to present
workers. the Bureau of Naval Personnel, For Sale

5. Protection of per diem (blue program. our leadership teams, are just a 3 Bdrm, 2 Bath home, 6603 Al-

collar) workers in cases of down- The officer talks to the com- part of it. We're here simply to mond Ave; Gambert, SP 1-2933.

gradings. manding officer, departmentheads help however, the real res- 3 Bdrm 2 Bath home, 3724 RodbyDr
6. Protection of Government and division officers. The ; SP 13136.
ponsibility of these training
workers suits chief officer has similar pro-
against arising out petty
3 Bdrm home $57. 4728 Irvington -
of their operation of motor ve- talks with the command's leading grams still remains with the individual -
Ave; EV 4-6498 or EV 8-7467.
hicles in connection with their petty officers. command concerned."
V 35 ft. 2 bdrm mobile home;
e employment. $ a. Some of the materials pre- It's a big job, and we're still Scott, Box 1174 Jax Beach.
7. AN EXTRA DAY'S holidayfor pared by the Bureau are used as "
Federal workers whenever looking for ideas, Captain Miner 45 ft. 2 bdrm 1955 mobile home;
a guides within each command.
concluded, "But we think we'reon $2,7CO, CO 4-9514.
legal holiday falls on a Saturday.For Such topics as "Why We Are
example, Memorial Day and Y.> } aS Here," "The Job of the IndividualMan the right track. And don't Miscellaneous

Fourth of July this year fall on ," "The Moral Lessons of Dis- I forget, we're working with some Lost: Wallet at Mainside gym,

Saturdays and under the presentlaw cipline" and many more are in- of the finest young men in the I keep money, return papers to
Federal workers just out Lcdr. Von Schrader, ext. 8216.
are cluded. I world, who serve in the world's
of luck they receive no holi- SMART, TOO Though she Rider wanted to York Pa. Feb.
CAPT JOHN O.: Miner, Spe- '
This
day for t\ese: days. looks better wearing a bathing cial Assistant to the Chief of greatest Navy. itself makesour : 6 or 7. Forry, Bldg. 805 Ext. 8692or
8. The appointment of the suit, Joanna Barnes can also 'I job immeasurably easier." 748.
wear a Phi Beta Kappa key she Naval Personnel for Leadership,
heads of regional and district ,. ..,. .. ....
awarded for 21 r a .r }+: ; <+ : '< ''''' '''' "" '
was studies at said "General Order signedVA44 ;vtix..eo ; : '"' 'W.
Offices of the Post Office Depart- Smith College. Pretty Joanna :: ::r' :::: r.-- ,
::.;: i. ; : :
sident ment would and be confirmed made by the by Pre-the has Before a big Dark.role" in film, "Home Using ,. ; m. :yr':) '' 'j" : 1

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Senate. At present most of the Ordnance School Honors : ., .. .
quick disconnect which is a tre- "" : ''
people in these jobs have Civil ; I, ,, G' 8' : ,

Service status, although the jobs Garnered By Frazier mendous improvement over the ... .,,.,' 't: : .
themselves are excepted ones. Aviation Ordnanceman Class old four buckle chute, seat belt

Representative Trimble, Demo- "A" school honors were won by and shoulder harness lash up

crat of Arkansas, has sponsoreda Walter G. Frazier, AOAA, of which necessitated the possible r

bill to credit unused sick leave Houston, Tex., when his class waste of precious seconds after a

toward larger retirement bene- graduated Jan. 23, at NATTCenter. forced landing or ditching. In "f x

fits. This legislation has been the new seat, one flip of the L jo: / 1.
wrist severs all connections be- i

Valentine Dance Slated tween pilot and aircraft, instant- I..:... ,....."\.t...,..

I taneously. :. .

CHIEF COKE of the Nnval AirMobile
Feb. 10 At King HallHearts Training Detachment ';,f;.

are trumps at the all 3007 aboard NAS Jax., ,who is In
hands Valentine Dance to be and Flowers theme the girls charge of all check-outs In the

held by the NATTCenter Wavesat have chosen. Refreshments will seat has stated that anyone who

King Hall, Tuesday, Feb. 10, be served.In desires the Martin-Baker check-I
beginning at 2000. charge of the dance are out has merely to call his to arrange -

Waves, Blanche Erickson, Sue for quotas. ,
Music and entertainment will Defendi, Sue Wheeler, Rosalie .
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applied with a feminine touch ------w; > -:"
be Morse, Dortha Largent, Ruth
"Darling oughtto
Husband, : you
SAFETY RECORD FOR FUEL DEPOT Senior
Miss Treasure Ford and her Security
by Frazier and Betn Melvih. "
be in Congress. Guard C. T. Newsome points to sign signifying 1840 days, or
.
Hostesses from
Golden Rhythms. Uniform may be worn, or civ- Wife: 'Whtdea1'?" five consecutive years, without a lost-time accident at the Nary
the Jax' U.S.O. are invited. ilian clothes in accordance with Husband: "Because you're so Fuel Depot on Heckscher Drive. The five-year mark was reachedon

Decorations for the event will NAS Inst. 1020.1 B and NATT- good 'at introducing bilk in the January 8. Newiome's job was to conduct a rigorous safely
program for the Depot At left is Lcdr. John M. Dunn, officer-in-,
be in keeping with the Hearts Center Inst. 1020.2D. house." charge at the Depot.r .