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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: March 5, 1959
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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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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Let' Support National Health Agencies, Joint Crusade !i irT


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Vol. 16 No. 47 U.. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 5 March--1959 .;



Two Men In First Results



VA-44 Get Due In Joint I




EM AwardsVA44s' first BluejacketoftheMonth Fund Drives i


and Outstanding Plane The first of three fundraising ,

Captain-of-the-Month awardswere campaigns to be held

presented to James Edgin, within the Jax Navy complexfor

AMI and James Tanner, AN, respectively .; 1959 has approached the

by Comdr. Clifford A. half-way mark.
First concrete results of the
McDougal commanding officer of
progress of the Federal Service
VA-44. .
Campaign for National Health
These awards presented last Agencies and Joint Crusade will

Friday, were models of the F9F- not be known until this week

8T with suitably engraved when keymen begin to file their
plaques and letters of commendation. -
reports.
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MILITARY and civilian personnel -
Edgin received his commendation \ ; L
of 20 various
while serving as crew leaderof ,:t.$x._..rs_.'sfuoda 9F.' .5 ',Tom _+at.. xY____:Y..vvrv}kvCe. +o ..m..... n..m.m._ some Navy
activities in the Jax area are
the trouble shooters a chief TOP NAVY OFFICIAL VISITS HERE The Navy in the Jacksonville area played host to
of the Thomas Gates Jr. The being personally contacted bykeymen
officer's Secretary Navy S. Monday Navy Secretary visited CommanderFleet
Janu-
petty billet during
Air Jacksonville, Commander Fleet' Air Wing Eleven, NAS Jax, NAS Cecil Field and NAAS and given an opportunityto
ary.Comdr. Mayporl. Here Sec. Gates, in civilian clothes, talks things over with Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr., contribute to six National
McDougal commended NAS Jax commanding officer (second from left) and Rear Adm. Wendell G. Switzer, CommanderFleet Health Agencies, to three inter-
Edgin for outstanding leadership Air Jacksonville (right). On the tour with Sec. Gates was Vice Admiral Robert B. Pirie national of the Joint
Deputy Commander of Naval Operations for Air, (left). agencies
ability efficiency and attention to Crusade, or to both. The two

duty which has been directly reflected drives will run concurrently until

by the high percentage of NAVY SECRETARY GATES IN March 19.Those .

aircraft avaliability in VA-44. wishing to contribute to

Tanner received his commend- VISIT TO LOCAL FACILITIES! the Health drive can designatethe

ation while serving as plane cap- agency of their choice, can

tain of F9F, A4D and TV air- Secretary of the Navy I (Please turn on Page 8,Col.)
Vice Admiral Robert B. PiKe, NAS Cecil Field NATTCenterand ,
(Please turn to Page 8, Col. 2)) Thomas S. Gates Jr., highest 1
Deputy Commander of Naval NAS Jax.
ranking Navy official, madea Operations for Air and Rear HIS FLORIDA tour was to end Friday HolidayPlan
visit to installations in the
'SUPER CHIEF' Admiral L. DeFlorez, Ret. this week with visits to NAS "
Jacksonville area last Monday On his local itinerary were Sanford and NAS Pensacola In HopperLegislation
I
BOARD MEETSApril He, was greeted upon his ar- visits with Commander Fleet Air units.In has been intro
Jacksonville, Commander Fleet a junket to Mayport, Sec.
13 has been pegged rival at NAS Jax by Rear Ad- duced to give Federal em-
Air Wing Eleven, NAAS Mayport, Gates commented that the mush-
the;date when the Navy' Selection miral Wendell G. Switzer, Com- ployees the preceding Fridayoff
board will pick CPOs, mander Fleet Air Jacksonville, rooming ship berthing and air as a holiday whenever a

who passed the Feb. 3 E-8, and Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr., Aircraft Painting facility." is really "up and comIng legal holiday falls on a Sat-

E-9 exams, for promotions. commanding officer of NAS Jax. urday.
Yesterday (March 4)) markedthe At He was given a glimpse: ,of con- Chairman Murray D-Tenn.)
THE NAVY Secretary, reportedto Facility Opens struction projects at Mayport.
deadline for requests to of the House Post Office and
be well pleased with his ob- From there, Sec. Gates went to
the Naval Examining Center Civil Service Committee has
servations of the local scene, has O&R Hangar 122 Cecil Field, touring new facilities
Great Lakes for delayed sub- lent his support to the mea-
announced his retirement from there and visiting RCVG-4.
stitute examinations for chiefs )sure. Legal holidays fallingon
the high Navy post, effective There is' a waterfall inO&R's His one-day Jax tour woundup
who did not take the February Saturday this year are
122 NAS
June' 1.With. Hangar at with a briefing session with
servicewide E-8 and E-9 tests. Memorial Day and Fourth of
him on his tour were Jax. NAS Jax officers and a ventureto
Friday, NAS Jax commanding NATTCenter. July.
.
officer, Capt. Elliott W. ParishJr.

... ., cut a pink ribbon to honor '
the opening of a unique Aircaft I
Painting facility. tz

No longer will hazardous paint
:rtri :
vapors and particles spread out-

side, or linger within closed

r spaces of the hangar to contam- 4'.
inate the health of workers. ,
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THE FACILITY provides

f t ,.Sg. cleansing air which flows above 3 yfy Q ,

the 23,200 square foot hangar } 4t

: floor. Inside an intake phenum,

.'. or shaft, on,the north wall, ten
I :t large intake blowers suck 420,000, Z

{ %i< Jtf : cubic feet of air per minute. .t. IF :

....i.:fo+ : It streams through the hangar

catching escaped paint productsand

carrying them to the water-

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fall.The
waterfall, splashing and # 1
churning 420,000 cubic feet of 1

water per minute through ten

wash spray booths on the south

wall, picks up paint productsand

circulates them to the bot-
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'm"m..m'" n
WATERFALL Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr., (second from tom of the tan k s. A periodic
right) NAS Jax commanding officer inspects new aircraft cleaning of the tanks rids the IN APPRECIATION Comdr. Donald C. Stanley, (right)
painting facility which opened in O & R Hangar 122 last Friday. paint waste. commanding officer of Attack Squadron 176, presents Comdr.
He's looking at one of ten water flowing tanks which absorb William B. Hosey Fasron Six commanding officer, with a cus-
paint particles from the air. At unveiling ceremonies were, left THIS FACILITY, one of the
tom-painted clock. The timepiece was given to Fasron Six in
to right. W. T. Clearman Jr., project engineer who designed the few if not the only one in the
for the fine "Fleet Support" given the Thunderbolts
facility Capt. Thomas B. Haley O & R Officer Capt. Parish. Navy was completed at O&R1 in appreciation
and John Grables, chief quarterman and O&R 3100 branch during the past year. Comdr. Stanley was succeeded as skipperof
supervisor. (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 5)) VA-176 by Lcdr. U. W. Patrick last Friday.



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1959
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......,. Cards
ID
New Tape Recordings New

S May Be Issued

Defense is expected to ap- To Correspond
HAS, JacktonviU Way
Capt. Elliott W. Pariah Jr. _.................,.., ., ,..??......................... Commanding Officer prove soon a new Armed
Capt. Grayiton IL Weber .........:................ .......... .. ......... Executive Officer Identification Card
NAB ned laCUoaYW. Forces recording enthusiast has
Six AIr
Rear Adm. Wendell G. Switzer .. ...... ........................................... ...... ... .. .... Commander system.If An NAS Jax-based tape recentlybeen !
Capt. George R. Luker ............?...................................................... Chief of Staff, FalrJax designated operator of Tape Station T4JAX by the
Capt. Macpherson Williams ......................... ..... ... .. .. ............ Chief of Staff. NAB SiXCapt. the measure is approved, Moturnrk.Norman
ri..t All Wing El T.n m....T.>....T. Tape I
Donald E. Macintosh .... .. .. .. ..............,?................. Commander there will be four differenv Woods----p-, AO1, an instructor -
Capt. Charles L. Lambing ............ ..... ..... Chief Staff Officer ID cards used by men in the at Woods has been a member of
Nava Technical Training C.nlar at AO "A" School
Capt Moore Jr. Als'' .. ..... Commanding Officer Armed, Forces. Tape Respondents International
Comdr. wIIJ'. FleshmanCapt. =:::::::::::::::.:.'.'.'::::.':.'::::::.':::....:?.:.::::.....:....... Executive Officer. Active duty personnel and NATTCenter, collects tape record- since November 1958, during
\ Naval
Hospital exchanges
,Alton C. Abernethjr ...........................................,...................... Commanding Officer dependents will get the same ings, and, as a hobby, which time he has made
Capt. John G. Feder .............................. .........._........................ Executive Officer messages with i recording fans many
interesting contacts
.NAA'I'V type of cards they now use, via the mi.
Capt. Norman O. Anderson ................................................................ Commanding Officer Reservistswill around the world. crophone.
Comdr. William E. Hardy ....._............................... ................. ............ Executive Officer while inactive duty
probably return to the THE NETWORK, a new idea in OTHER THAN with 20 of the

at no Printed expense commercially to the government with non-approplated'funds and In compliance In with Jacksonville NAVEXOS, Florida Pad red card, while retireds will tape correspondence, was established 49 states, recent contacts have
Rev. July 19 8. Distributed free of charge to'military and civilian personnelof get gray cards with a design as a special project withinan been made with correspondents in
Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Training
Center Fleet Air Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. following that of active and older organization known as England, Canada, Germany and

Naval Hospital.Service Information. Officer .............. .............. ..... .Comdr. Frank J. inn inactive duty issues. Tape Respondents International. Italy.
Assistant Service Information .. ... ..... ..
Officer Andrew II. Planey Those holding green or gray call "Tape correspondence is a very
Editor-Gordon Robbie: Staff Reporters-Bill Weekes, J03, Alba Paterson: Having been assigned a
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Ron Davis, :Nile; Hasan. JOSA Staff Photographer-Joseph O'Brien. PH3 cards will be identified as network headquarters interesting hobby, Woods says.
The News Is a member of trie Armed Forces Press Service.: sign from
is it
for normal exchange "Not only
Material appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Isgiven. eligibly in St. Cloud, Minn., Woods will entertaining, butt
Photographs, unless otherwise credited are official U. S. Navy Photo- and commissary! privileges.This with- is educational as well"
graphs. be able to tape respond
Editorial offices located In Room 230, Main Administration Building. Phone would also apply for de- of the networkin He states that his wife and two
extensions 8164, 656, 272 or 216. other members
pendents. "rapid fire". fashion. He will sons are also interested in the
Red cards would not en- he has received.
without tapes Throughthe
send and receive tapes
Illness Disease Everyboby'sEnemies title to exchange and com- necessity of prior written con- tapes, they have learned a
missary use unless the Reser- general few of the customs of foreign
tract, a rule governing
vists have active orders. I
duty countries.A .
: Give For Health tape correspondence. VARIETY of subjects are

covered in the recorded messages,

(To acquaint personnel involved in the Federal Service Fund Woods says. Subjects are dependent

Raising Campaign for National Health Agencies and the Joint on the members
'If' two members have mutual
Crusade, the JAX (AIR NEWS will publish a weekly series on facts hobbies and interests, this paves

and figures of these groups.) the way for them to become bet-

No Respecter Of Age Race SexA ter acquainted. After that, any-
thing can happen," he remarked.

minor ailment, such as a cold, could be fatal to some "You soon get to be such good

200,000 persons in the United States. These persons are afflicted friends, you will find yourselves
discussing same things you would
with a mysterious disease which attacks the muscles, eventually
with best friend here at
weakening and disabling the victim to the point where he becomesa "your

wheel-chair invalid, and then bedridden. This mysterious diseaseis home.
Many members of the network
known as Muscular Dystrophy.
swap music via tape recording.

Muscular Dystrophy is no respecter of age, sex, race or color. Others may get a group together
So far, there is no known cause or cure of MD. Of the thousands 1wIkq and record skits or' even tell

suffering from this, two-thirds are children and most will not live jokes. The recordings are similarto

beyond their 'teens unless a cure is found. radio programs, in many res-

THE ONLY HOPE THESE Muscular Dystrophy victims have pects, Woods points out Highly
is in the research program, including a network of clinics and ", : ', technical subjects may also be

chapters to provide services to patients.The covered, such as two doctors dis-

Duval County Chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Associa- cussing medicine.

tion of America has been established to help in this fight againstMD. "USING TAPE instead of paper

A large percentage of funds collected in Duval County will : makes tape correspondence more

go toward support. of research projects throughout the United 4 than just a pen pal club," Woods

States. commented.

DESERVING REWARD Proudly wearing "new" He says anyone having accessto
A local cor-
program of chapter assistance will make of the
use
poral chevrons (E-4 pay grade) are Corpl. W. E. Binkly. (left) a tape recorder may be interested
residue left in the treasury to give hospital; in the and Corpl. J. V. Purcell, being congratulated by Li., Col. W. E. in taking the hobby.
following ways: ((1) Wheel chairs; ((2) beds for home Mitchell, commanding officer of the Marine Air Detachment at up in-
use of patients; (3) Braces, crutches, Qrthopedic corsets; (4) pro- NATTCenler. Corpls. Binkly and Purcell were selected for meri- He will be glad to furnish
vide physical! therapy under doctor's orders. torious promotion to corporal on the basis of outstanding military terested persons with information
proficiency and self-improvement efforts. I about joining the network.
The extent of the use of chapter funds for these purposes will

be governed by the need, of the individual and the attending phy- LETTERS TO THEEDITOR

sician's prescription. All funds collected area divided thusly: 75% Would You Get Good Score In

to research and 25% locally for patient care and expenses.

Help defray the cost of a wheel chair, lifts, braces, and other Test On Personal Appearance?
services these children and adults need by contributing to the

Federal Service Campaign for National Health Agencies. The standards of I of an
personal appearance, bearing and dress
Editor. individual in any walk of life, reflect favorably or adversely
Break The Of The Jax Air News '
Grip CripplerArthritis upon that person.
I should like to express my

attacks only older people? Don't you believe it.1 The thanks to all personnel, both This is especially true in the military service where a person
fact is that the most painful and crippling form of arthritis seek its Navy and civilian, who helped
victims in the younger age groups. Thousands of small children process my retirement for their wearing a uniform, either on Station or in public, is not only

suffer from this cruel disease. consideration and service. self identified, but is recognized as a ; part of the service he
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WO Jim Breeze represents.
More thap 11,000,000 men,'women, and children suffer from

some form of arthritis, and this dread crippler has plagued man- A
person who is slack in dress, be it uniform or civilian
' kind since the dawn of history. Yet, until formation of the Arthritisand Enlisted Shifts
attire, and careless in' his discredit
manner and brings
bearing,
Rheumatism Foundation ten years ago, little was knownof
these diseases and even less was being done about them. Eyed By Corps upon himself and reflects even greater discredit on the sdrvice

Arthritis and rheumatism are among America's foremost peace- Marine Corps Headquarters has

time enemies. They not only disqualify thousands from the Armed : been studying for several months

Forces, but also strike many men in the service, and their families. ; a consideration to change its enlisted -
promotion system and forma
It is estimated these afflictions cost the nation almost two
firm enlisted
career pattern,
billion dollars a year in lost wages, lost! purchasing power, welfare which would necessitate rear-

payments, medical expenses and lost income from federal, state, ranging billet needs and altering
and local taxes. More than 30,000,0000 people, nearly one-fifth of
tables of organizations
so reported -
the U. S. population, including the family of arthritics, are directlyor Navy Times recently.
indirectly affected by the economic, social and medical aspectsof
Such readjustment of ,all TOs
arthritis and rheumatism.The .
would be a result of recent and the comand to which he is attached.
Foundation has made great strides in combating the disease. changes to the Marine Corps' en-

More trained physical therapists and nurses are needed. You can listed rank structure, which added .. When civilian clothes are worn, military personnel should
help bring relief to those who suffer now and help provide the three new titles, and which, insure that their dress and
stepped-up research that will one day find a cure to end arthritis as a result of last year's militarypay the occasion. personal appearance are appropriatefor

for all time. Let's break the grip of the crippler-Support your legislation, upped the enlisted -

National Health Agencies through the Federal Service Fund rank structure from seven Civilian-type dungarees, "levis" and wash khaki, are not con-
Campaign. to nine pay grades. sidered appropriate
as civilian
attire for general liberty use.Page .



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:.S Headphones Seen Giving Boost' I



: ';a.. To Navy's Scholastic Progress _


Academic progress in Navy i tached to their bunks, and by review lectures to supplement

service schools may receive aI I doing so have acquired new formal class room instruction.

<' ;: 1kJ big boost if experiments at the slants on problems involved in Trainees in the experimentaland

i&iP local Training Devices Center their subjects.For "control" classes of both

prove fruitful. AEA) undergrads, the schools are given the same exams

EXPERIMENTS, involvingsome experiment is conducted duringthe during the .Phase III trial periodof

600 students at NATTCenter's seventh and eighth weeks of instruction, and breaking down

AEA( ) and AN-P schools, the school, while AN-P 'students the comparison further, each

have been conducted since Jan- are "guinea pigs" for the duration member of the classes are given

uary to determine whether audi- of their second through fifth aptitude tests.

tory aids improve undergraduates week 'f instruction.IN During tenure of the experi-

scholastically, and if so, to what ORDER to determine effect- ment, trainees in AEA( ) School

degree. iveness of the experiment, other have been housed in Building

aA. Every week night, from 1900- classes in both schools have been 544, while AN-P students have

c: a at ax 2200, students have listened to set up as "control" groups. Stud- resided in Building 545.

taped reviews, of the day's les- ents in these groups do not have A CIRCUIT connects every

R sons by utilizing headphones, at- the advantage of the extra taped headphone in both barracks to

three "educorder" tape recorders

situated in a control room set up

:- in Building 544. Via these tapes,

AEA( ) students have the choiceof

listening to electronics reviewsor

__"' "" __ 'rMu.,, ,,..".,.v...... ..:.,... ___,. music, while music and taped
AUDITORY AID Here are the Instruments Training : review lessons in mathematics,
Devices.Center is t using in its experiment in casual auditory avail-
and electricity are
training aids. The IBM Summary Punch and three tape recorders ( physics
are connected to headphones in AEA) and AN-P school \/f/ able to AN-P undergrads.Also .
barracks where students can listen to the day's reviews on sub.jects i'/1/ in the control room is an
the IBM is Michael Riordan
being studied. Operating IBM Summary Punch, a complex
TD3-Pl. :> device which once-a-m i nut e

f fY fr scans the circuit of all headphone

switch boxes and records a per-

manent record of its findings by

punching tiny holes in IBM cards.

VAP-62 By reading the IBM cards, ex-
VP-18 to return to civilian life.
contracted by Train-
VAP-62 bid farewell last weekto perimentors
the seawall side of NAS Jax He will live in Daytona Beach, ".:":-:':::"." ing Devices Center can determine

and moved from hanger 123 to Fla. .: ,,.;;:\;\ which student is listening to

the north side of hanger 114 next Four new men were welcomed ';::. ..." .,;. '...' .':;".',,!:!.., .' what subject review, when and
door to NARTU.The ': .., for how long. With this informa-
aboard VP-18 last week. They
tion at hand questions such as
new SDO telephone number ,..
were H. B. Chamberlin, ATAN, I "", the following can be answered:
is 8381. Although hamperedby 1.1
the rain and cold weatherof from Portland, Ore., W K. Cog- .. ARE THE average grades of

last week, the transfer was gins, ADR3, from Spartanburg, the experimental class higher
orderly and well planned. S.C., R. E. Fulbright, from Hills- LEND AN EAR Two AEA( ) School students listen to review than those of the "control" class,
of day's lesson in electricity on headphones attached to and if so, does the extra review
'1 Congratulations go out to Jerry boro, Ore., and T C. Harmon, SA, their bunks. These students, Bill Moore, AA, (left) and Norbert instruction merit the cause? Are

Hess, AT3, selected for an NROTC from Augusta, Ga. Pauley, AA are undergoing an experiment of Training Devices student in, say,
for one
determine whether this grades
scholarship He will depart in Center, a test which, it is hoped will
than those for
helps students scholastically. electricity higher
extra facility
June for several weeks of
prep another because the taped re-
school, then will enter the collegeof PAIR CAPTURES utilized

his choice. AEA) HONORS/ New Gray Lady Training To more view extensively on electricity by one was than the

of four
Upon completion yearsof other? Do auditory aids enhancethe
college, he will be commissioned Walter Kittredge, AEIAN, student's ability to absorb and
and Carleton. Savell II, AEM- Soon At
in the regular Navy. Resume HospitalThe retain knowledge with greater
AA, are top scholars from
A generous touch of spring Aviation Electrician's Mate facility?

weather several weeks back pro- School, Class "A," at NATT- annual appeal for women volunteers for Staff Aide Hence, the experiment not only
vided a good background for aVAP62 Center this week. and Gray Lady programs has been opened by the Red Cross.. augments the ability to make a r
Held at Interviews will conducted scholastic' comparison
all-hands party. Savell will next report to 1000 to 1200, March 26. general
the Skeet Club, the serving of in the Recreation Office of the between the students in the
NAS China Lake, Calif., while STAFF AIDE positions at NA
refreshments was followed by a Hospital Navy Exchange Build- "guinea pig" and'IIC 0 n t r 0 1"
Kittredge to duty with
goes offices
Jax and in the Red Cross ;
softball game in which a team ing from 1400 to 1500 on March but also between those
VP-10. at NAS Brunswick, Me groups
include those of receptionists,,
of enlisted men downed a com- 11; 1COO to 1200, March 18 andNEW students within the experiment.
typists and file clerks and open-
bination officer-chief team by "a ings for volunteers with artisticor However, such comparisons can
substantial margin." writing ability. not be determined in black and
white since elements of student
Mrs. Nona chairman oi
Storey,
VP-18 aptitude and genuine listening
Close on the heels of the Ad- Y Staff Aides, will provide additional habits make accuracy indefinite.Yet .
information at EV 9-7711, extension
ministration Personnel Inspectionis taking these items into ac- .
554, EV 9-6545, or at
VP-18's move to roomier that
Building 39. count, it may be possible
quarters in Hangar 123. For more accurate comparisons can be
than a year VP-18 has been Gray Ladies at the Naval Hospital evolved, and if so, it may not
crowded into two-thirds of the train for services such as before
be too far in the future
west side of Hangar 124. personal visits and letter writing such auditory aids will be used

The move to the east side of for patients; taking charge of the by the men in the Navy's Service

Hangar 123 will take place duringthe !:ii'i library other recreation.cart, ward Volunteers parties also and Schools.

next three weeks. Much paint-
assist in feeding and entertainingin
ing and modification of the hangar -
the children's ward and independents' Ensign Morris Top
must be accomplished before
clincis.
the squadron's P2V-7's can be AGO Honor GradHonor
accomodated there. THE GRAY Ladies training
course will be offered week of Graduate of the Avia-
The squadron's list of eligible
April 6 at the Hospital, each tion Ground Officers School last
bachelors was decreased by two.
morning from 0900 to 1$00. Mrs. week was Ensign Harold Morris.
Last week D.A. Giorgi, ADAN,
married the former Miss Cordia Ruth Fleshman, EV 9-7711 ex- Capt. C. L. Moore, commanding -
tension 8136, and the Red Cross officers of NATTCenter, pre-
Gene Daniel of Trenton, Ga., and
i: Office, EV 7.1621, extension 50 sented the honor graduate with
G. B. Micek, AN, wed the former
Miss Sherian L. Brim. or EV 8-2834, can supply further his certificate during a brief
information. ceremony in Capt. Moore's of-
Lt (jg) T. E. Shedd, EnsignD.

L. Krause and Ensign M. A. __ During working hours, volunteers fice.The
Strong returned last week after are entitled to free child 'final' average of Ensign
CREDIT UNION MACHINE> -Betty Fortunato, post Morris was 83.39 placing him
completing the "D. C." course in ing clerk at Jax NavY Credit Union, explains operation of new care at the NAS Jax nursery.
Norfolk, Va. L. R. Bink, ATSAN, NCR model 3200 machine to Lcdr. B. J. Scott of the Credit Arrangements may be made first in a class of 91 officers attending -
and J, O. Hill, ATAN, are new Union Board of Directors. The machine, in use since January the eight-week school.
graduates of the FAW-11 Radio 1, aids in tighter auditing control and contributes to speed in through the Red Cross Office for Special Weapons Facilities at

School.Lt posting allotments. Credit Union statements will be photo free child care for applicants Albuquerque, N.M. will be next
copied on a full page rather than listing quarterly entries as
(jg) Robert Driggers left before. while they are being interviewed. duty station for the honorman.



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I COMMITTEE KILLS PER DIEM PAY CHANGES_ I'


A House Armed Services Sub- the locale where they are em- ina, led the move to kill his own ernment salary board salaries which of F'F'tic
committee has killed a bill that ployed. would determine the
would have changed the systemof The Navy wanted the prevail- bill.Rivers, who represents the all blue collar workers in government -

setting wage board employee'spay. ing law repealed so that their Charleston, S.C. area, where : Government employee un-
pay could be set on the basisof thousands of blue collar workers ion leaders prefer the present

The bill would have repealedthe Army and Air Force per diem I are employed at the Navy Ship- "area wage board survey" system. i tic

law of 1862 which sets the workers, a 'job evaluation sys- yard and other activities, spon- They say these boards are far Liz
pay of Navy per diem (blue col- tem combined with prevailingrates. sored the bill as a courtesy to more acquainted with compar-
lar) workers on a prevailing rate the Administration,which strongly able industry pay in their locale va

basis. A storm of protest was waged backed it.Opponents. and are better equipped to make I
Pay of Navy blue collar workers against the bill by Government to the legislation necessary and equitable adjustments eel
is set on the prevailing rate employee unions. RepresentativeRivers contended that the bill was intended I, than any central wage With TfieToasfmosfers frt

of comparable industry jobs in Democrat of South Carol- to set up a central Gov- board in WashingtonDIAPER' \ pa
th

Civilian Traffic 4 NIce'

Navy Jax Officers ToastmastersClub

Violators Commit met in the Oriental Room
; of the 0" Club last Thursday guto

Federal OffenseSome DOINGSFifteen night.
Hank Young used table topicsto
frcM(
civilian drivers aboard "newcomers" enteredthe evaluate the Ladies Night (

NAS Jax seem surprised when world at the Naval Hospital meeting of two weeks ago. E;

they confront a U.S. Commis- recently with eight boys and Lou Alaia was toastmaster, introducing -
sioner instead of a military dis- seven girls "weighing-in." a full slate. Ray Mul- (E
cipline officer in traffic court. BOYS lins started the evening off with fryto

What these civilians might not Ronald Joseph Jr., to Ronald "Further Reports Of a Job Hun-

know is that when they commita Davis, AN, and Mrs. Davis, Feb- ter"; Don Dorety spoke on anEa
traffic violation on the Station ruary 12; Leslie Claude, to Harley "Leaders, The Fed and the Un-

they are actually committing a Roberts, DK1, and Mrs. Rob- derfed." sn

Federal violation under the U.S. erts, February 13; Baby boy to Max Bailey gave a talk on

Criminal Code. : -1 Sg.t and Mrs. Ben Ballard, and "The Wings Are Falling", while ml

Federal law provides that Baby boy to Ronald Janssen, AN, Lawton ,Green, guest from Navy SuFDi
criminal laws of the state in and Mrs. Janssen, both born Civilian Toastmasters, talked on G
which a military reservation is {'.< February 15. "The Educational Committee (

located apply on the reservationas Also Thomas Jr. to Master critic was Clancy Rich, .
well if Ray \
they are not :
contrary Moessner Dick PlSII
Moe ,
abetted by
to existing Federal Thomas Macklin, Sill, and Mrs.
any statute.
Kirb Callam.
and I
Therefore ___ .. Macklin, February 16; Marc Blankenship .
wreckless driving 'il --<< I. .xii won speaker-of-the- j G.
Drew, to Robert Brian, AE1, and Max Bailey
which would be a violation of TAKES TOP AWARD 26 employees of NAS Jax Overhauland week ; Cl
Florida law becomes a violationof Repair Department received beneficial suggestion checks Mrs. Brian, February 18; Joseph cup. : St
Federal law if committed recently for ideas adopted during January. Olive Ankeny, (right) Michael, to Joseph Eaton, AN,I ., m..
the on shows Capt. Thomas B. Haley. 0 & R Officer, her suggestion and Mrs. Eaton, February 18,, Navy .Civilian Toastmasters, at
Naval Air Station. which netted top cash award of 250 dollars. Her idea was and Douglass Fairfax, to Lt (Jg) their Tuesday night session, W
When a civilian commits a described as "an improved inventory listing method." and Mrs. George Wales, Febru- elected a new slate of officers Jle

traffic violation on a military reservation 19. and selected their representativein to
ary
he may have to answerto GIRLS the upcoming Area Speakoff. f F G,
Benny Sugq'Cash Awards
the Jurisdiction of a U.S. Com- to be St
elected officers,
missioner Teresa Lynne, to Sgt. and Newly G,
who, as a trial. judge
7 I
handles Mrs. Alvin Shipp, February 13; installed in ceremonies April L
such cases in a similar (
Given 26 HAS Andy Planey, president; Ken
manner as a couty or city judge, EmployeesTwentysix Mary Marlene, to Lawrence are C:
Brown, ADC, and Mrs. Brown, Scales, educational vicepresident I
The
ized to,Commissioner fine civilian traffic is author-viol- employees from three departments of the Naval Air and Deborah Jean, to Jack ; E. K. McIlrath, administrative CC CT

ators not more than 500 dollars Station reaped a total of $1,025 for Beneficial Suggestions adopted Chewning, SN, and Mrs. Chew- vice-president; Junior Teska, :
and imprison them during the month of January. rUng, both born February 16. secretary; Walt Stanul, treasurer;
for not longer
Earning "Benny Sugg" awards and Ezra Batte, sergeant-at-arms. JIS
than six months. Also, Marsha Ann to and
Sgt.
were 22 employees from Overhaul Wilcox, $10, for "Hand Band File -Mcllrath will carry the Civil 1; p,
All the Mrs. Jerome Keyes Maria Rebecca
;
military
authorities
can and Repair Department, three Riveting Machine; Raymond ians' banners in quest of the F
do to civilian to Edgar Barnette, AE2,
a traffic violator is Howe and Hartwell Hickox "
from Public $35
Works and one from Fur-Lined Gavel in the area con- b
to and Mrs. Barnette and Debra
restrict his ,
driving privileges for "F4D Vertical
Test
Supply Department. Gyro 28 at KarlHellenthal's.
from the station.Meets Equipment;" Richard Wilford Ruth, to Lamar Weaver, G sc, test set for March C
LARGEST single award for and Mrs. Weaver, all born Feb S
$30, for "Jig for
Drilling Countour
January went to Olive Ankenyof Skins;" Donald Smith and Louise ruary 17, and Baby girl to Ltjg( ) Speeches by Teske, Les Comee tID
Held At O&R who was presented witha I Markle and Mrs. Elton Himes, February and Norman Brooks played
$10 for
"Replacement of
$250 check for her suggestion.Her 19. prominent roles at Tuesday'smeeting. 1r'I'
Rivets, and John Edwards and
Naval HospitalTwo idea was described as "an Raymond Scott, $10, for "Simpli Teske spoke on "Park- Tel
improved inventory listing meth- fying Installation Problems." Support;" Edgar Santimaw, $30, inson's Law"; Comee on "Show- 'II
local medical groups con- od which facilitates inventory for "Modification on Tow Bar prods elIi
verged upon the Naval Hospital, procedures, provides a check Public Works employees reap Pivot," and William Bradley, $2 manship Sells An Age-Old
Jacksonville, Tuesday, for their list to eliminate over and under I ing cash benefits were Wilder for "Safety Chains on Mobile uct", and Norman Brooks, "Re- Iic IiJ
monthly gatherings.The stocking and makes available an Long, $40, for "Tow Bar Lower Power Unit. tirement".
Jacksonville Hospital index of tools and equipment and 4
Council, comprised of adminis- their location. (

trators and assistants from eight Others from O&R presented ,

Jacksonville hospitals, met for awards were Harley Whitt, $90, 1:
their monthly luncheon meetingat for "Rearranging and Reworkingof

the Naval Hospital at 12.00. Change 147A F4D Aircraft;" "

The Hospital then hosted 250 Carl Knapp, $85, for "Attaching I(
civilian and military physiciansof Table for Hot Dimpler;" Noah

the Duval County Medical So- Lee, $70, for "Easy Way Out l jI
ciety at their monthly meeting Tool;" Fred Huggins and Fred j

that evening. Fulton, $65, for "Jig for Casting;" (
Three Navy medics delivered Harry Adkins, $60, for "Modification -
papers at the evening session.Lt. I of Fuel ,System on A3D;" jt
J. R. Williams covered "Pul- Ralph Larizza $55, for "Eliminating -
monary Hematomas Incident toI I Removal of Exact Parts from w
;
Nonpenetrating Chest Trauma"; Aircraft;" Francis Bell, $40, for :2'- ; (
Lt. R. L. Gillett discussed "Jig for Installing Helicoils;" ,

"Acute Benign Pericarditis" and Harold Russey, $30, for "Added ._ ;k- (
Comdr. C. L. Waite and Lt. A. II. Electrical Protection for Type 1
Kline teamed to deliver "A Con- MD-2 Ptiel Gage Tester," and <' 1J

trolled Study of the Effectivenessof Joseph Plumley, $25, for "Pos- ,
Desensitization Infections in sitive Location of Sliding Door .
> ,s ]
the Treatment of Allergic Dis- Track."

eases in Children." ALSO, MAE Prescott, $20, for I
.. '
Removal Tool for Huck Rivet;" L._ ., .. .{ti .: :5.S": r' I
-
Russian named Rudolph: "It's John Edwards and Raymond '1<> >' "' PROCLAIMS SEABEE DAY
raining." Scott, $20, for "Pivot Tubing to proclamation designating today-(Florida's March governor y Collins- (seated) inks his signature
His wife: "No, it's sleeting. Change;" Walter Rhodes, $10 for the hard-working Navy Construction Battalions 5)) as Seabee Day in Florida. The day commemoratesfrom
Rudolph: "It's raining, doggoneitt Power Case Incoming Rack;" right) NAS Jax Public Works Officer and their personnel Etier, (second
Rudolph the Red knows rain, George Sweet, $10, for "Improved with commanding officers of the two local sAstl the governor in Tallahassee last week, along
SV2 of Battalion 6.14; W. E. Riviera' CEGC, of 6 lYb"alT10Left to right, are Charles Cwok,
dear. Installation of Tube; Joseph ; Gov. Collins: Capt. Etter and Lcdr. .W. s. rih. Lt\John L'Engle Jr, 6-14 commanding officer -
Jr., commanding officer of CEC 613.




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The Cub Scout Pack



LADDER I___ 131 Holds Annual


With CiviliansThe :* Blue-Gold EventThe

,
.. Blue and Gold
annual
( JAX AIR 't 1 h S
NEWS, in cooperation r ?
with the Industrial Relations Banquet, an affair ranking high

: Department, periodically on the calendar of Cub Scout

lists various promotions for Naval the
packs throughout country,
Air Station{ personnel) was held last Friday by NA3

On the promotion roster recently WCriEI \ Jax-sponsored Pack 131 at the

were 27 employees, five NATTCenter mess hall.
from Overhaul and Repair De-

partment, 13 from Supply and Some 119 persons attended the

three each from Public ''Works event, including Capt. Elliott W.

Navy Area Audit Office and mis- IT9S I-- Parish, Jr., NAS Jax commandIng -

cellaneous departments. officer, and Mrs. Parish, and

Promoted at O & R were Mar- Mr. and Mrs. John Sims. Simsis
guerite Gibson, from Clerk
GS3to
: executive of the Muskogee
Clerk, GS-5; Edward Madison,
a ;> Scout District.
from Helper Aircraft Mechanic

(Motor) to Aircraft Mechanic ...-- -- -n mum _____________mmm__ on ______ _____ _______ Two den mothers of Pack 131

(Motor); Fred Minor, Jr., from ': BOY SERVICE COUNCIL Youngsters from the Boy were presented one-year service
Service Council member agency of the Community Chest-United
Engineering Draftsman (General), THREE OUTFITS Fund, learn to swim at the NATTCenter indoor pool each Sat pins by Cubmaster Barney Price.
GS-5 to Engineering Draftsman urday morning from 09001100. Instructing this group is Beach Bernhardtand
They were Margaret
(Electrical), GS-6; Walter Smith, JOIN MARTDThree Volunteer Lifeguard Tim Carter.
from Barbara Price.
Aircraft Mechanic (General)

to Inspector (Aircraft Assembly); more squadrons are The pack currently has 43 boys
now attached to MARTD at Indoor Pool Is 'Ole) Swimmin'Hole'
and
James Tyler, from Aircraft NAS Jax, according to its active on the roster, divided into
Examiner to Leadingman Metal- six dens and a Webelos den.
smith (Aviation.) commanding officer, Lt. Col. New "bobcats" admitted to Pack
Patrick Harrison.The To Boys Club
YouthsEvery
Advanced in Supply Department squadrons, VMA-142, 131 were Michael Blanchard and

were George Dwelle, from VMA-341 and HMR-765, come Saturday morning, the indoor pool in Building Robert Hoffman.

Supvy. General Supply Officer, from the Marine Detachmentin 614 is alive with small boys, slipping through the water Sims presented the pack its
GS-10 to Same, GS-11; Edward Miami. They join VMA-144, like tadpoles. operating charter for the coming
Forrest from
Supvy Property previously MARTD's only These are youngsters from the year.

.\ Disposal Assistant, GS-9 to Supvy. squadron. I Boy Service Council, Boys Clubs Alec Cook, director of the Boys : .....-.. .. .. .. .. :.... "
Property Disposal Officer, GS-11; These squadrons will swell I! of Jacksonville.IT'S Clubs, got the ball rolling and
Sarah Harvey, from Clerk-Typist, MARTD's Weekend Warrior the Naval Air Station is proud to
THE job of Wells
George ,
j GS-2 to vital role in this
Clerk-Typist, GS-3; complement by an estimated playa program.
Charles TM2, of NATTCenter Special
Hawkins
from Head
160 officers and
men.
Services to coordinate the
: Stockman pro-
to Leadingman Stock-
gram and teach the rudiments of Set
Employees
man; Moses Johnson, Jr., from
Warehouseman Forrestal 'Med' swimming.He's .
to Stock man; On /
Jesse Kelley, from Warehousemanto assisted by Corpl. C. M. March 12 As

Freight Traffic Clerk (General), I Cruise, Sets RecordSpecial House of NATTCenter and vol-

"l GS-5; Margaret Martin, from ( to JAN-The USS unteers from Jacksonville Beach's Election DayCivilian

Stock Control Clerk, GS-3 to ]Forrestal (CVA-59) conductedits lifeguard corps. \

General Supply Clerk, GS-4; j last replenishment at sea, Some 30 to 35 lads attend each employees at NAS Jax

Louis Moore, from Stock,Control February 23, while on its cur- session, which lasts for five have nominated candidates to

Clerk, GS-4 to Stock Control :rent Mediterranean cruise. weeks. The first group finishedlast appear on the ballot for posi- : .

Clerk, GS-5; Pauline Morris, from While the Forrestal Staff Band week and a new class is tions on various employee coun- \ \ ):! i1.
Clerk-Typist, GS-2 to Clerk- :rolled on with invigoratingmusic slated' begin this Weekend. cils on election day, March 12. (h '.:"...,. :...... ...,. .. ;, : .... !a

Typist, GS-3; George Murdock, the men of the mighty THE SEVEN Boys Clubs in The annual election is to tlll (The Jax Air News is prohibited -

Jr., from Supvy. Material Salvage Forrestal set a new record for Jacksonville reach over 1,000 positions on the Station's Em- ( by Defense Department regulations -

,.,' Specialist, GS-7 to Supvy. Pro- the ship and an all-time high for boys, mostly those who have no ployee Councils, Civilian Food from listing commercial

perty Disposal Assistant, GS-9; the Sixth Fleet by loading stores fathers, and whose mothers work. Services Board, Civilian Em- advertising.

Francis Quinn, from Stock Con- from the supply ship, USS The Boys Clubs provide sum- ployee Welfare and Recreation Ads in this column are limitedto
trol Clerk, GS-2 to Stock Control Hya&es. Association and to the Board of housing for rent and sale,
mer sports programs, social -
camps
Clerk, GS-3; Frank Reiter, from Trustees of Employees' Mutual rooms, lost and found items and
contact, and encourage religious -
Supvy. Property Disposal Asis- Uniform ChangeKhaki and civic awareness, hop- Death Benefit Soci 'ty. miscellaneous (such' as rides
tant, GS 7 to Supvy. Property wanted and swaps in duty assignments -
in this to combat juve- Official ballots
t uniforms with short ing, way containingnames
Disposal Assistant GS-9 ).
and
nile delinquency. i of each nominee for all
Marlene Sandlin, from Clerk- sleeve shifts are now optional No ads are taken by phone,
to this the clubs had positions will be printed. A space
,
dress for officers and chief petty Up year
Typist, GS-3 to Voucher Examiner all must be submitted personally
formal swimming will) be provided for the writingin -
GS-4. officers until 1800. A tie must be no program or by mail. The Jax Air
worn with the long sleeve khaki and each summer boys have lost [ of a candidate should anyone
to edit all
Advanced at Public Works News reserves right
were shirt. their lives in drowning accidents. desire to vote for persons other
. Ruby Markham, from Fiscal Ac- than those officially nominated. ads.
counting Clerk, GS-3 to Supvy. Deadline for ads each week is
Names of all employees nomin-
Accounts Maintenance Clerk, GS;" Tuesday at 1200).
ated candidates for the vari-
4; Ernest Roberts, from Helper: as For Sale
elective bodies have been
(General) to Fireman, and James ous 3 Bdrm., 1% bath hse. 9 mo
Wilson, from Fireman to Engine- printed and are on display at i old. $85 mo. pmts. Arlington, RA
bulletin boards throughout the
ban. 5-3930.

Promoted in Area Audit Office Station. 3 Bdrm., 2 bath hse. Oak floors,

were Leslie Buie, from Auditor Information as to time and 17 mo. old. garage. 7376 Wonder

(Industrial Costs), GS-9 to Supvy. place of the election in each department Lane, Ortega Hills, EV 9-5633.

Auditor (Industrial Costs), GS-11; will be posted suffici- 3 Bdrm., 1% bath hse. near NAS

Benjamin Storey, from Supvy. ently in advance to permit em- Low equity, $80 mo. pmts. EV

Auditor GS-13 to Supvy. Auditor, ployees to be aware of election 8-9068.

GS-14, and Walter Williams, from : r y 1 .- .E? 'T ... .... procedures. For Rent
Auditor, GS-11 to Supvy. Auditor w 1 Bdrm. furn. apt. on St. John's

GS-11. *L St Station Thanlced For R. All utilities incl., $100 mo.
4 2765 Vernon Ten, EV 7-7172))
In Miscellaneous was George Aid Given To NARTUCapt.
Small 2 rm. furn. apt., private
C o w ie, from Warehouseman,
N. O. Anderson, com-
bath. 2037 Herschel St. EV 7-3842.
Supply Dept. to Fireman, Public manding officer of NARTU Jax,
/ 1 Bdrm. turn. hse., screened
I Works Dept.; Eleanor Sapp, from t \
has expressed formal appreciation porch. 5934 S. Firestone Rd., SP
Clerk-Typist, GS-2, Supply Dept.
I to Fiscal Accounting Clerk, GS-3! 9Y for assistance and coopera- 1-2145.

! Public Works Dept., and Mary r tion received during last month's Miscellaneous
Rider wanted from S. Side
: Woolf, from Typist, GS-2, O&R tj tjI anuual military inspection of Estates area via New Beach Blvd.to .

Dept/to Clerk-Typist, GS-3, Sup- NARTU.In .
exi
I O&R 0700, 1530. Fanning,
; ply Dept. 1 a letter to Capt. Elliott W. 8653 or RA 5-0374.

I- ,J,., ..:: Parish Jr., commanding officer of Ride wanted-0730, 1600. 2943
-- ... ..,. ... .. ., ., '
Mother octupi at Marineland, .. HH,. -" ".I : :: :i. :":':;:>'I""::! : -
Fla., guard their eggs from fourto 20-YEARS SERVICEr r- This length ,tour of duty was re- NAS Jax, Capt. Anderson cited Gilmore St. (between Willow

six weeks before the baby cently completed by William Fair, (left) Head Truck Driver at specific cooperation from the EM Branch and McDuff Ave.) Ext.
the Naval Hospital. With Fair is Capt. Alton C. Abernethy. 432 or EV 8-4497.
octupi hatch. this time, Public Works
During
Club and band
the veteran ,
who em-
Hospital commanding officer, presented Share large''home with widow.
the mother does not eat, and usually ployee with a service pin. Fair, whose Federal service began Dept., Supply Dept., the BOQ, 1 child ,welcome. $35. mo. 349
dies shortly after the youngare with duty in the Army in 1917. has been at the Hospital for the
Officers Club and print shop. Woodlawn Ave., EV 8-4235.
hatched. past 18 years.



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Crew Of VP-18 Craft >;"':ij\\'<;:<">'::: c' :



Aids Downed AviatorWhat '

started out as a routine training flight turned intoa 4

hectic but rewarding trip for members of the crew of :

"Four Paywindow" a VP-18 aircraft. one day eo recently... 4 '4
Flying in an area near Daytona
Beach the to recover the downed pilot, cap-
plane, piloted by Lt
(jg) Joe Stophel, received a May- ping the multi-effort teamwork.

day message from Inspector 214, According to VP-18, the most
an F8U from Cecil Field. Important fators that effected

INSPECTOR 214 gave his posi- this expedient rescue operationwere
tion and exclaimed his wingman : that Inspector 214 stayed
with the downed pilot until a
had just gone into a spin and
that he had his plane in an orbit sight relief was carried out; that
around that area. the P2Vs are equipped to make
high-speed runs, and that all units
Position of the Cecil Field
were well coordinated and did"headsup"
planes was given at 080 degreesat
a distance of 80 miles from. flying. Y:3 Y q"A
Also that TACAN affords
Cecil 'Paean."Since ac-
curate navigation and UHF ADF
time was most important
-
homers give an easy method of
," states Lt (jg) Stophel, "we rendezvousing, and that the downed -
-
fired off our jets and quickly pilot knew how to use his RECEIVE SAFETY AWARDS Maintenance Division Supervisors at NAS Jax Public Works
made a sight rendezvous with survival gear.Members hold certificates of achievement awarded to their shops for maintaining a no lost-time accident
Inspector 214. of the crew of "FourDaywindow" record during the past year. Officers and supervisors are, front row (left to right) E. L. Griffin .
"UPON ADVICE from Dumbo Neal Hawkinson, Mitchel French. John Teasley, LeRoy Amy. Calr Madsen and Sam Graham. Mid- I
One included, in addition dle row, Lt. C. E. Swecker Jr., Robert Weldon Jr. Stephen Padgett, C. W. Bishop Elton Cash-
the NAS Jax SAR aircraft, I to Lt (jg)I Stophel, copilotLt well, Vernon Ward, Walter McMahan and Lt (J jg) William Grogan. Rear. Charles Pate, O. W.
we dropped two long-burning (Jg) Doskoch, V. C. Nelson, Smith, Clarence Williams Ernest Newberg James Sumpfer) and E. C. Goldensiedl.
smokelights into the water. We ADC, M. Thomas, AD2, B. P.
continued to orbit, relieving Inspector Santine, AO3, R. A. Johnson,

214, and keeping the AT3, S. G. Purcell, AT3, C. N. Accident Records :i}:
Top :
smokelights in sights. Sapp, ADI, A. L. Hauser, AMI,
"During this time," continuedLt and G. L. Burkhart, AM3. ,
(jg) Stophel, "we used oUr ,

UHF Dumbo ADF One homer to the and scene.vectored 'Of NATTCenter Club Benefit is presenting Friday the Set By Public: WorksSome W y, ):N Af.f, 4 Q .;y k yf


"Just about then, "Two Pay- "Ed Slovenly Show" sponsoredby 19 shops at NAS Jax Public Works Departmentwere

window," from VP-18, and "Four the All-Wives, for the benefitof awarded certificates of achievement last Thursday for .
Spangle," a VP-16 aircraft, ar- the "O" Club, tomorrow (Fri- maintaining a no lost-time accident record during the past a a
aw
rived. Dumbo One gave us and day). year.

"Spangle" a 15 square mile sec- Buffet dinner, $2.50 per person, Certificates were presented by Maintenance Division: {
tor to search while "Two Pay- will be from 1830 to 2030. All Lt. C. E. Swecker, Jr., Shops mason
,., t eo
and jkM
heating plumbing
shop, shop,
window" continued to circle at officers, their wives and guestsare engineer to supervisors of the
quarters forces, ground structures,
2,000 feet"After invited to attend. following shops: preventive maintenance i 3i 3tS
groundsand
replacing: the smoke-
lights turned to heading of roads, electric shop, furniture
we a +
180 degrees I\\to begin the search\ shop, sanitation, trouble and serv- e Y t2
ice call and
L- carpenter shop refrigeration -
and after going a short distance,
the bow lookout sighted a red I shop.
smoke flare at three o'clock Utilities Division: power plant
about two miles distant. No.2, refrigeration and cold

"WE SIGHTED the downed I storage, sewage disposal plant,.
flier in a raft and marked the' water treatment plants.

spot with smokelights while cir- Transportation Division: heavy

cling at 500 feet," reports Lt (jg) equipment shop, automotive re-
Stophel.The pair shop and V-l division.

VP-18 pilot says a Connie r
from NAS Glynco came on the F512 I

scene about that time. Using it "i f Naval Officer xy 5 '
as a relay, Dumbo One called w t I
..
for a helicopter from NAS Jax. Test Methods MAJORETTE MINOR-High-
The Dumbo made sweeps to school drum majorette Judy
determine whether the downed Are Scott makes a pretty picture
aviator was in good condition. { ChangedBeginning framed beside the Silver River
at Silver Springs, Fla.
"Four Spangle and also
us were fiscal 1960, officer
still circling," he adds. promotion qualifications will be
The Connie headed to the 1 RhyncospernumJasminoides
area of Mayport to direct the IiL determined on the successful Can

helicopter to the scene. "And completion of correspondencecourses

when the whily-bird had come .......................u ___ ____.......... plus exams rather thanon Be Found HereAn
within four miles of us," con- RETIREMENT RECOLLECTIONS CWO James Breeze, the present exams based on
tinues Lt (jg) Stophel, we de- (right) lad of the "flying warrant officers" in the Navy recalls opening selection of more
his flying expeditions he retires from active with specified courses of instruction. and
parted and left Four to many as duty than 60 house potted plants
Spangle over 24. years service behind him. Being shown a model of the Although active duty officers outdoor plants is currently on
act as back-up for Dumbo One. Navy's S2F, one of the craft piloted by CWO Breeze during his
THE HELICOPTER proceeded career, is Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr., NAS Jax commanding will be taking these tests basedon sale at the new Station Garden
officer. correspondence course text Shop, announces Comdr. HenryJ.

.DIVINEVSEWCfS/ material, reserve officers on inactive Skipper, NAS Jax Navy Ex-

... ..., Last Of Warrant APs duty will continue to change officer.
r "' ... / qualify under the old rules for Plants from Ligustrums and

Retires From Active Duty now, the Navy reported.The Viburnums to Juniperous Phfitz-
J
erannas and Rhyncospernum as-
ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL "closed-book" rule will
The last active "Flying War- minoides may be found at the
Sunday, March 8 participated in the shakedown apply when officers are taking
rant Officer" in' the Navy retired\ shop.
0930-Sunday School these correspondence course
three-
cruise of the USS Enterprise. :
from duty at NAS Jax last Sun- I "There are lots more, whose
which
year-olds through adults, Bldg. Only four years after his enlist- exams, are being preparedby I
722; Service of Divine Worship, day.CWO ment, the new third-class war- the Navy Examining Centerat names we can't pronounce" but
Chaplain Beatty. James Breeze, more com- rant officer received five years Great Lakes and will be pro- they are beautiful, he added.

1100-Service of Divine Wor- monly known as "Breezy," was flight training at Pensacola, wherehe cessed by the Naval Correspondence A selection of 100-pound bagsof '
ship, Chaplains Prickett and Ale- piped over the side at BuildingOne was awarded his wings. Course at Scotia, N.Y. fertilizers is also on hand.

.xander. last Friday, concluding While serving with FAETuPacat Officers and warrants will be Where can you find the new
1830 Teen-age Fellowship, nearly 25 years service in the Seattle and San Diego, Breeze given one year from which the Garden Shop? Just drive around
Small Chapel; Senior-Hi Fellow- Navy. piloted the "flying classrooms." BuPers notice is dated to fulfill the corner from the Navy Ex-
ship, Bldg. 722. Whereas warrant officers in High-jump operations were com- their professional requirementsand change service station-and thereit
1930 United Fellowship of the AP (Aviation Pilot) rate pleted in the Atlantic, while a those who successfully com- isl!

Protestants, Bldg. 722. qualified as pilots during earlier part of the first big post-war operation plete certain Navy school courses
ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL years of Naval aviation, that responsibility with Admiral Byrd. will be exempt from taking the Porpoises at Marineland, Fla.,
Sunday, March 8 has, for a number of Since arriving at NAS Jax in correspondence courses. are supplied with back scratchers. -
0830 and IOC0-Sunday Mass. years, been shifting to officers October of 1956, he has been attached brushes attachedto
Large
'ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL graduating from Naval Cadet to Approach Controls of Son: "Pop, it says here that are
Sunday, March 8 schools. GCA17 He has been active in marriage brings music into a the floor of their oceanarium

0630-Sunday :Mass.0930Protestant Following enlistment as SA in planning and organizing the radar man's life. Tell me how?" home so they will not rub

Divine Serv- June, 1934, Breeze served aboard traffic control center scheduled Father: "He learns to play sec- against sharp rocks and damage
ice. the USS Saratoga, VF-6, and to go into operation shortly. ond fiddle." their sensitive skins.I .

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Flier Tennis. Squad Eyeing



Season Opener With CadetsThe


w'X I Jax Navy varsity tennis team, with limber limbs

and joints well-oiled following a winter's inactivity, is set

to; pry the lid off the 1959 competitive season when it faces

Bolles School Sunday afternoon at the Cadet courts.An .

i' attractive schedule, including -
:
contests with top collegiate, I is in final stages of formulatinga

? scholastic and military squads, is team roster, headed by Walt
being lined up for Jax Navy. Shaw of VF-43, Bob Tripp and

NETMEN have been vieing for Roger Beldler, both of VW-4

berths on the team for the past Last year's No. 1 player, Dick

jl: H: month, working out both on Sta- Gaskill, has deployed and is not
tion courts 'and at Boone Park. expected back before September..

Coach Jim Karrh, of NARTU Gaskill and Karrh were main

cogs in the 195$ Jax Navy team..

p BoxingSmokerEnds KARR, IN fact, is the All-Navy
kk
Doubles Champion, along ,with

In KnotMAD I "Doc" Houk of CinCLantFlt.Seven .

'\ p other matches have been

I : boxing novices from the confirmed at this date, in addi

stable of promoter Mitchell tion to the Bolles contest.

fought fast and furious last First "home" appearance for:
.u.m __ .___. ,
TOOK BITTER WITH week in the seventh weekly box- the Blue and Gold racquet-
THE SWEET The Jax Navy Crackerjax have stored, away their
basketball togs after a 1958.59 season that saw the Waves go through the year as one of the top rig smoker at King Hall. The wielders is slated for Tuesday;
'I women's service sextets. The locals captured the Sixth Naval District Championship before bow- matches ended in a draw, 3-3. March 10, against Jacksonville Ui.

ing to Norfolk Waves in the South Atlantic Regional finals. Front row, left to right, are Jo Colvin, Company: 05, under Clarence at Fifth and Perry Sts. courts.
Sophl Sayaiovich. Carolyn Johnson, Judy Swigert and Judy Boxman. Rear, coach Zeke Barry,
Jessie Riddle Toby Blair, Pat Armen and Ellen McKinney. Dalan, took the first three bouts; All "home" contests for the

Bobbie Chiavez decisioned Willie Fliers are ticketed for the downtown -
jj Hudon[ of Co. 04; Edward Mosby bailiwick.

/ beat Tommie Jones, and Ted Mo- 'OTHER contests to date are:

TheWATER rocco TKOd Angelo Romito. March 14, U. of Florida, here;

: > After the special event of the March 29, Concordia Seminary,

; : evening, a Judo exhibition, Ernest here; March 30, Howard College,

Upton's Company O4 took the here; April 18, Rollins College,

k b reins to win the final three bouts. there; April 22, U. of Florida,

Water sports Jimmie Jordian downed Cye there, and April 27, Jax U., there;

siring a full afternoon of Bratton, Norm Candieft took the I Jax Navy has been practicingthree
tor activity will find m Cinderella Act decision of the
only split eve- days a week at Boone Park
witness Sunday at 1400 on ning from OS's Bobby Fulton,
with an eye on starting the sea-
Johns River, near and Lewis Kuester downed Rob-
oft with a victory over Bolles
son
at NAS Jax. Hardwood Tilt ert Carpenter.The School.

The Marine Aviation trophy remains at MAD
The San Jose Cadets lost their,
ment shell crew has back into a stagecoach for the. headquarters until the next first outing, a 6-1 verdict, to Sea.
Jacksonville U. rowers to smoker, scheduled for 2030,
Aviation Fundamentals School as' the breeze High School of Daytona
This is expected to be a March 11, at King Hall.LNKSMEN .
VW-4 Mainside
of the repelled cage giant, Beach, last week.
afternoon. for the All-Station basketball title. Top netters for Bolles are John

Also planned Sunday is to AGO / COP Pete Maron, Pete
day of racing In the second half after the clubs left Leyerzaph
intramural
the Rosendahl floor kottted Corum and Allen Green. "
Jacksonville Sailing the I at 31-all. gym SECOND WINJax PROMISING Jax Navy new-
'
Regatta with Navy Jax into the *
Navy's golf] team scoredan include: 'Chuck" French,
the Rudder Club and F l the AGO The long one-handed jump comers
Yacht Club. tosses of Lonnie Green and the impressive win over Jack- VF-62; Lew Yeomans, NARTU,
week and
fancy play-making of Frank sonville University, 23-4, last and T. B. McGrift of Cecil Field.:
Sgt. Hanson .
of the
Park Ski LaMonte were main cogs in the week at NAS Jax. The annual NAS Jax Invita-
Club is slated re- Joe Van Vactor and ""Moon" tional Tennis Tourney is sched-
Marines attack.CARRYING .
a trick
water skiing sizzling-hot Mullins tied for low gross with uled for sometime in May with
also much of the load
Sunday the tide in for the favored Cane Hunters 75s while Harry Webb carded 6ND Tourney slated for July at
All this activity can be in the 76 as the Fliers dominated Pensacola.A .
were Jessie Maize, Don Risch
ved from vantage points and Terry Zackowski. Play. few Jax Navy tennismen are
foot of Ranger street, Into I The youngsters from JU were down for an appearance at the
Station Fish Camp pier After zipping undefeated led by Tom Mickler, 81, Masters Tennis Invitational, start-

the BOQ (Building 11)) Lead through the Mainside season, I George Bisby 83; and Gary Ing April 14 at Boone Park.
VW-4 lost to the USS Saratogain '
A Holmes,' 85. It was Jax Navy'ssecond
v-
hands"S. finals of the ComFair Jax
moved I I victory of the year.
tourney last month.

NATT-bowl- Another Entry


seasonal Signs For Big

AF world-wide bas k e School,

d e tournament to be held at losses have I Sebring RaceFrank

land AFB, Texas, March of second
11 Baptista of Hyattsville,
Army's Pete Dawkins
11 ; (4ry VId.. and Art Tweedale of Wash-
the Grantland Rice of NAWS 'c .
Y
Fun- ington, D. C. have signed to
Trophy for his
Q, k z4s drive one of the Elva factory entries -
the Army-Notre Dame 6-6 mark,
in the world championship
Professional teams.
wrestler
.
d 12-hour sports car endurancerace
'- Booms known as the F at Sebring, Fla., March 21.
Dutchman, with more
i-
Driving the second Elva car
, matches to his credit,
e tached to Ft. Carson. will be, according to present

Fageros, plans, Chuck Dietrich of San-
:e Hal Norton, slugging women's 4a s dusky, O. and McKenzie Lowe of.

_ _
er with the.Hawaii aT Great Britain.
"all that it
its year favor, has spurned a pro ; The pair of Mark IV models,
of a six-year
with 1098 cubic centimeter engines
He'll be the "Jet
at
Camp
in
competing Class G
at
this 'I
II'e season, a modified, are now on the high
an
d Former world seas headed for Baltimore and
Miss Fa-
champ Bobo Olson is did not Washington where they'll be

comeback bid Navy. which tuned for the international endurance -
Syracuse in the 1959 race for the Amoco
and
,
at Norfolk, Va. absence. _.m'_ _..m."" trophy
I.., Quote of the Week: ALLEY REJUVENATION The Mainside Bowling Alleys, All roads will head to Sebring,
ed to spring training by confessed in Building Three, have been undergoing extensive modernize* small Florida city on the outskirts
- mi Marlins panties lion for the past several weeks with final stages of the "over- of Lake Okeechobee, for
d ageless to haul" now taking place. The lanes are slated to open March
the big race week feature of
sent'word, "All I need 16 offering bowlers the latest in kegling equipment with new, ,
n get my arm In shape is longer alleys, improved ball return system and automatic pin- which 'is the 12-hour endurance
b to the catcher and shake (AFPS) setters. League play is scheduled to start March 23. contest March 21.II .

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1 Schedule of Special Services Activities and Facilities For March 5-11 I


MOVIESNAS Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday

Bldg. 612NATTCenter 1800-2000 1900 only 1900 only 1400-2000 1800-2000 1800-2000 1800-2000
Forbidden Island The Robe Artists & Model Gun Runners. West Bound; Doctor's Delimma Mark of Zorro

Bldg. 563 1800-2000 14002000The 1400-2000 1800-2000
These Thousand 18C02000Forbidden Robe Artists & Models Gun Runners West Bound Doctor's Delimma
Hills Island

Hospital 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only
Young Captains These Thousand Forbidden Island The Robe Artists & Models Gun Runners West Bound
Hills .

LIBRARIES
.
NAS. Bldg. 3NATTCenier 0815-2100 0815-2100 1300-2100 1300.2100 0815-2100 0815-2100. 0815-2100

Bldg. 563 0930-2100 0930-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 0930-2100 0930-2100 0930-2109

Hospital .. 0800-1600 0800-1600 closed 1300-1700 0800-1600 0800-1600' 0800-1600

LOUNGES, CLUBSNAS

Bldg. 955NATTCenter. (Closed forRemodeling (Closed forRemodeling (Closed forRemodeHng (Closed forRemodeling (Closed forRemodeling (Closed forRemodeling (Closed forRemodeling
) ) ) ) ) ) )

Bldg. 593
1600-2200 1600-2200 1300-2300 1300-2300 1600-2200 1600-2200 1600-2200

Blue Jackets Inn
1630-2330 1300-2400 1300-2400 1300-2330 1630-2330 1630-2330 1630-2330

EM. NATTCenter .
1630-2300 1400-2330 1400-2330 1400-2330 1630-2300 1630-2300 1630-2300

EM, NARTU 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300
.
1630-2300 1630-2300 1630-2300 1630-2300 Closed Closed Closed

ATHLETICSNAS I /.

Gym,
Open
0900-21CO 0900-2100 1300-2 00 1300-2100 0900-21CO 0900-2100 0900-2100
'
NATTCenter Gym Open
1300-2100 13002100for 1000-2100 1000-2100 1300-21CO 1300-21CO f 1300-2100

NAS Bowling (Closed remodeling; tentative opening, March 16)) I

NATTCenter Bowling... Open 1300-1600 13CO-1600
1130-1300 1130-1300 1730-2200 1730-2200 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300,

OTHERS: 4"

Golf Course 0830-Dark 0830-Dark 0730-Dark 0800-1800 0830-Dark 0830-Dark 0830-Dark

1( Fish Camp 0800hr.. 0800hr.. 0800hr.. 0800hr.. 0800hr..
Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Closed Closed

Hobby Shop Bldg. 896 1400-2100 1400-2100 0900-2100 1300-2100 1400-2100 1400-2100 1400-2100

Indoor\Swimming Bldg. 614 1600-2000 1130-2000 1300-2000 1300-2000 1130-2000 1130-2000 1130-2000
f
SPECIAL EVENTS Sailing Club
: Regatta Jax 1400

.
f TIDE TABLE Two Men :

HIGH LOW (Continued from Page 1)) Naval Courtesy:
Ii
\ AM PM AM PM craft during January.He .
I Fri. 5:30: 6:02: 11:53- was commended by Comdr. Short ,CourseOne
I SaL 6:30: 6:50: 12:07: 12:39: McDougal for completing his
[ Sun. 7:14 7:34 12:54 tasks and in subject in the Navy always -
: : : 1:10: willingly, capably a >t '
: t Y his: for fantail sessionis
demon good a
most exceptional manner g
strated by few men with his ex- tric military courtesy.The .
First Results perience. military man practicesthis

(Continued from Page 1)) Bluejacket-of-the-Month and all the time, whether he
I Irs realizes it or not. In the pinch,
designate the amount for each Outstanding Plane Captain-of-
agency, or make one single con- the-Month awards, in addition to 81 this is what distinguishes the
Officer-of-the'-Year and the Enlisted n n.rx real salt from the nohashmarksailor.
tribution to all six agencies. Con-
.
Man-of-the-Year awards, ar.:;
tributions to the Joint Crusadeare s Through the weeks, the Jax
are presented by VA-44 in accordance -
made in a like manner. with squadron policyof Air News will print rules of
Naval courtesy generally accepted -
GOAL FOR the combined cam- recognizing outstanding per

paigns is $18,360, with $13,340 formance by personnel. today. SALUTING

destined for National Health and Whom Should you Salute?
Coast Guard Reservists
$5,020 for Joint Crusade. All enlisted men must salute

Included in the National Health Again Plan Station Visit officers of all the ,services, including -
Officers and men from Organ- foreign (if their govern-
Agency group are American ized Reserve Training units of ment is recognized by the US).
Cancer Society, Arthritis and the Seventh Coast Guard Dis- Reserve officers are rendered a

Rheumatis Foundation, Muscular trict, Miami, are scheduled to .'w. n'YH.9..m ...... '..... _"'o_".,.."" y...,,,,,_.;_ salue when they are in uniform.
\. Dystrophy Association of Amer- report to NAS Jax June 15 for SLEEPY OR CONCENTRATING? Ralph Allen AOC, Public Health and Coast and
-I; ica, National Society for Crippled month-long training courses. his off-duty hours to good advantage by partaking of facilitiesat Geodetic Survey officers, when
Children and Adults, National Last summer, some 500 reservists the NAS Jax Hobby Shop Annex in Building 503. Since serving with the armed forces,
I Society for Prevention of Blind- billeted at NATTCenter, opening in September, the Annex has proven real popular. It is rate a salute.
[ for the use of NATTCenter personnel and dependents and features
ness, and United Cerebral Palsy went similar mobiliza- Salutes are rendered by officers -
through
model boats, planes and trains, leather crafts and oil
Association. tion training courses.Dajflfynfshuns painting. : to seniors.
I
Organizations in the Joint 1 (All Hands Magazine)

Crusade are CARE, Inc.; the { : Cannibal- one 'Reups' To Be Extended? .
Crusade for Freedom; and Amer- who loves his fellow man-with AircraftContinued
ica-Korean Foundation. gravy. Defense sent to Congress recently -
I a bill which would allow vanced schools and special train- ( from Page 1))
Navy and Marine Corps person- ing programs which require. a six months and is expected to
I' I[ Holds I man to have obligated service up increased painting work
UFP Supper Meet nel to extend up to six years instead yield an
I of the present four year to six years.It load from the fleet for O&R.

The United Fellowship of Pro- I Waves and service juniors at- limit. is an inconvenience, says Hangar 122 can facilitate the

tsstants, a Protestant People's tended. Following the dinner, the This bill is designed for en- Defense, for a ''man who can't largest aircraft for painting. The

Fellowship of service personneland group enjoyed hymn singing, listed men who may want to extend his enlistments long facility was designed by Engineer-
evening devotions and a recrea- enough to cover the required Division of O&R and was con-
service juniors, held a covered tion enter many of the Navy's ad- part of his previous reenlistment
program. ducted
by Thermodyne, Inc.
dish dinner in the All Saints
bonus.It .
The United Fellowship of Pro-
Activities Building last Jack: "How long can a man
Chapel
evening.A testants meets each Sunday even- live without brains?" is especially true when the I Many of the roads and bridges
Sunday
ing at 1930 in Building 722 and discharged man has to refund still In use in Spain were con-
group of some 60 persons,I extends a cordial welcome to all Bill: "I don't know. How old time, but have to be dischargedand structed by the Romans as early
composed of Navymen, Marines, service personnel of the Station. are you?" reenlisted. as 201 BC.