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Title: Jax air news
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 23, 1959
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General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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As S2F Program Finishes HereThe
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i S2F Grumman Tracker, the job, a record time in the plane. As an ASW type aircraft,
i i'i i'I & its face lifted and its innards fixed wing airplane category. the S2F is equipped to detect,

I c patched, rolled off the NAS Jax Since then, O&R Jax has completed identify, track and destroy sub-
I _
q Overhaul and Repair Department 205 overhauls and 12 marines and contains more hun
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( assembly line for the final time modifications of the twin engine, ter-killer radar and electronicsgear
last week, to complete a program high wing, subkillerhunterS2F. per ,size than any other;
r&k which began at O&R four years plane in existence.

p ago. Now the O&R Jax workloadof Although not built for speed,

It was at that time, March the S2F program will be taken the S2F is versatile and can operate -
1955, when O&R finished the na over by O&R Pensacola" from land bases or from a

tion's first pilot-overhaul of theS The S2F, whose first prototypewas carrier.
i: F, taking 160 days to complete flown in 1952, is an unique (Please turn to Page 8,"Col. 1))

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LAST OF THE TRACKERS Restfully reclining with its
wings folded is the last S2F Tracker to be modified and over
hauled at NAS Jax O&R Department This aircraft is the 217thin _.
I .a succession of Trackers "patched up" at O&R. Here men : : --- -' ,'.
give finishing touches to the finished program which was Initialed
on the Station in the spring of 1955. I Vol. 17 No. 4 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Florida 23 April 1959 I

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Ship's StoreAdvisors '. Promotion Lists Reveal

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To k" ? ; ': Test PassersSome
Lucky
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Confer HereA \ 6200 lucky petty officers are due good news from
I \ the; mailman any day now as the Navy releases names of

high-powered Navy Ship's men being promoted to ,E-7 and also those petty officers
Store Advisory Committee, picked for gold braid.
headed by Cecil P. Milne, I ,. First class petty officers aboutto suffering from promotion. stagnation -
in recent received the
Assistant Secretary of the : don chief's number 4987 years
; gear ,
.. Navy (Material), will 1 hold : : 41.41 ft.f a figure oyer 160.0 more than biggest boost this year of all the I
ratings.
its annual spring meeting at _'i'\ \1 : w -. were rated last year, according to
p
,, ?
NAS Jax April 28 and 29. ..; {; : \.4'i..w Navy Times. I (A LATE check with the NAS

Other members of the committee ''i ., ; ;if' I Jax Information and Education
.....w::>>. (:;$'t J "iCI .\. ,, AS IN THE past, CPO promo- Office revealed that a complete
ranking, officers which and includes distinguished high .,;,,.; .g'SjViL";id .i"..<.,fji: .iAr:\ \> .' : tions will be made} in five groups, list of local personnel being ad-
.
'.: : :,: : : I ''\ first of which is"! slated to put vanced had not been received at I
fJ '0" .
civilians in the field of merchandising : : !. : '
and finance, are Ray- t 4' trn"' '!\ ,+ '" ; .' '."'bwN ::' ,:,:.1 on the hard hat May 16. 48 men press time-Ed. Note)*
:" .t1<:: ,, ;; '" ( "':" 'Ii .... are in this initial bunch.
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:'' cl" that the
revealed
mond Fogler, former Assistant If' .:I;:!:: t--'J"::"i;;:"; :" '" ';''> ''''' : .. t \I It's also been
: ,, << $ N.i. i Another 1288 first class POs Secretary of the Navy has okayed
Secretary of the Navy (Mate- : ;t ; :$ :!
: ; ,
rial); Rear Adm. J. W. Boundy, c: : t'"l""n" .m" '. ,1:7t : : 1 1f I I will be advanced July 16; 1275 selection of 112 enlisted men as

Chief, Bureau" of Supplies and : .; (} ,. Accounts; Rear Adm. J. L. Her- t : ',( P {1 1189 become chiefs on (seaman-to-admiral) program.
,'- .M '
lihy, Inspector General, Supply "' '. 7 Nov. 16. Last group of 1187 will Another 517 petty officers have
Corps Pacific Coast; Rear Adm. i (t: PI''; : d. advance to pay grade E-7 on Jan. been chosen as temporary limited

A. E. Loomis, Deputy and As- 1- : : J.i 16, 1960.Boatswain's. duty officers and 597 have received -
..._ .. _.. .",'....... c'w"._,._m..m..m..m. : :C'.. _.
sistant Chief of Naval Personnel; mates and stewards, nods for promotion to
"BUY A PENCIL? Begs Carl Bazzie, ADC. of Attack ,
Wheelock Bingham, president of Squadron 44 in this "gag" shot posed prior to his retirement warrant officers.INTEGRATION.
R. H. Macey & Co., Inc., N. Y.; last week after 21 years Naval service. Formerly with Attack and LDO se-
H. Spottswood White, of Kuhn, Squadron 105, Bazzie has been with VA.44 since February. He'sa MA PORT OPENSCOMMISSARY lectees will take indoctrination
Loeb & Co. (Investment Bankers native of Pineville, .West Va Planning a send-off for, the R.I. Male
training at Newport,
popular chief, two squadron buddies thought of the idea of
.. ); Charles Kellstadt, president fixing Bazzle up with peddler's tools.EMPLOYEES integration candidates will reportto
Sears Roebuck & Co.; Richard ( The main Commissary Storeat Newport Sept. 28 and be commissioned -

Paget, Cresap, McCormick, Paget, NAS Jax will open its third Feb. 5,1960. Waves
and a host of other Navy officers. SELECTREPRESENTATIVES branch store at NAAS May- have a slightly different sched-
Members of the Committee are port, Tuesday, April 28 at 1600.
The new store, completely ule.All
expected to arrive about 1000 LDO selectees will be
Tuesday. renovated from tile floor to '
commissioned ensigns on Jan.
The advisory committee, estab- modern ceiling, is expected to
of the conducted combined election of 9, 1960. They'll undergo officer
lished by Secretary of the Navyto Results recently service more than 1500 fam-
advisors to the representatives to various NAS Jax employee boards and indoctrination in two groups,
act as Navy'sResale councils have been announced. ilies.Members from Jan. 8 to Feb. 26, 1960, and
Program, will be conductIng of Navy Ship'sStore
from Feb. 26 to April 8.
Ballots' have been tabulated
its first of meetings for Advisory Committee,
two were: Council No. 1-Louis Warrant officer appointmentswill
their confer- signifying employees' choices Jo meeting at NAS Jax April 28-
the During
year. Councils Moore, Frank Binder, Mary be made to fill vacancies
service on Employees' 29, are expected to attend the
here will hear
ence they reports Food Services Board, Recreationand Winters; Council No. Kathryn occurring during fiscal 1960. First
R. W. Sauer formal opening ceremonies.
from Comdr. commanding -
officer of the NavyShip's I Welfare Association, and (Please turn to Page 8, ColS) group will get W-l about July 1.

Board of Trustees of Employees' ,. -
Store Office, on the pre
Mutual Death Benefit ,Society, l
vious six months operations and /
also plans for the future. The ELECTED to council posts at .r4. "g; $ trc' *;

group acts much in the same Overhaul and Repair Departmentwere r ; :.

manner as a Board of Directorsfor : Council No. 1-G. F. Volp, .. _::
a large corporation.The J. S. Beckham, R. D. Priest; ,
Committee's schedule Council No. 2-R. D. Mann, W R.

calls for a tour of the Commissary Duggar, K. A. Worthington;
Store and Navy Exchange Council No. 3-C. A. Whisenant,

facilities at NAS Jax and NAAS R. W. Sheese, H._ S. Mackert;
Mayport Tuesday. While at May- Council No 4-J. S. Sail, R. R.

port the party will participate in Thorn, W. B. Collins; CouncilNo.
official opening of a branch 5-W. W. Braswell, D. M.

Commissary Store there. A reception Williamson, J. W. Hendricks;

and dinner at the NAS Council No. 6G. L. Bostick, tl
Officers Club will follow the D. H. Boone, J. R. Mauldin;
7 R. Couture J.
Council No. ,
tour.Wednesday morning's session Gray, V. E. Masters; Council No. MV.1

will be devoted to business mat- 8-R H. Smith, F. J. Donaroma, *

ters, with the group slated to depart E. D. Boise; Council No. 9-J. :

the Naval Air Station at Nunnery, J. F Gammon, D. G. _-- <<....'" _.
About 1600. Kearns; Council No. 10-N. P. VETERANS AWARDED SERVICE PINS Thirty years. Federal.. ervice, with the military
Comdr. H. J. Skipper, NAS Rogers, L. C. Cicero, J. ,-. and in civilian pursuits has earned five NAS Jax employees-the Navy's anchor-type lapel emblem -
is coordi- Coburn. symbolic of 30 years faithful service. They were presented the pins by Capt. Grayston H.
Jax Exchange Officer, Weber, (third from right) NAS Jax executive officer. Left to right are, Russell Grelle of O&R
nating the overall schedule of COUNCIL representativeselected Department; John Byron. Security: Francisco Ocasio.: Supply Dept. Capt. Weber; John Kemp.
events. at Supply Department O&R Dept., and Foster Neff, O&R.

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Purr A 2 JAX AIR NEWS 23 April 1859



CHECK LOSSESTIE -I


d1I -8 UP MANYA _
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HAS JKkIOSVtU. long-empty billfold is the I National Guard Armory
Capt. Elliott W. Pariah Jr. ___ .,.. ... .....__ Commanding Officer prime result of lost stolen VA-44 This is
Oapt. Crayston H. Weber..............._....... ......-.......M........... ,,--- .........:....r Executive Officer a or The "Hornets" of Attack I an annual affair for squadron per
If AB Blx Heel Air Jacksonville pay check for the militaryman. !
Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig ?.....<...................?._.......... ............................. ....... Commander Squadron 44 were honored to sonnel and dependents.
Capt. .__._......_ ,. ............ Chief of Staff :Fairfax hus- '
Capt. Macpherson Wiliiains ..............................?........._..... Chief of Staff/NAB Six Only the Treasurer of the have as visitors last week The Open House will include
fleet Alv Wliko yn wMt of of the women attending movies in the squadron
Capt. Donald X. Macintosh ..... .... ..... .. .... ... ............. Commander United States can issue a sub- bands some ready
Capt. Charles U Lambing ...M..........................?..................?......."......-.........N Chief Staff Officer the Women's Club con- room, static displays on education -
investigation
If aval .Air Technical Training Center stitute check and after an
Capt.: Charles L. Moore Jr. ......._..... .... .................................... Commanding Officer of from six weeksto vention in Jax. in the Navy, survival, power
? ?
Comdr. Wilfred &. neihman -............................................................-- Executive Officer The men were shown through plants, ASW training, navigation
-
,
Naval two months.In .
Capt. Alton C. Abernethy ..-..-....?.............Hospital................. ....?.... ......... Commanding Officer squadron spaces by Ltjg( ) Dick avionics, and aviation equipmentTwo
Capt. John G. Feder _...!!...................... ?.......?.......'................. Executive Officer the case of loss or robbery VA-44 Assistant PIO.
Ii Capt. Norman O. Anderson ................... ,.,,,,....... ..................... Commanding Officer immediately notify your A welcome aboard is extendedto craft will be air-
Comdr. William E. Hardy ....?......................... .. ............?........, Executive Officer disbursing officer, who will George stationed in the
Ltjgs( ) Donald Brown, hangar for inspection. Guests

at noexpenaemto. the government With -and in comP andce In withkNAVEXtOS Paey. forward to the a stop Treasury payment Depart notice DeGeer, Robert Burton Jr., and be served cookies and lemonade will

July 19M. Distributed free of charee to military and clvWan personnel John Powell. from two refreshment stands I
of Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Training ment.A set
Naval Center Hospital.Service Fleet .Air Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. & search must then be VP-16 up in the hangar area.

Information Officer .................................... Comdr. Frank J. Hill made to insure that the check Squadron officers gathered at
Assistant Service Information Officer .................. Andrew H. Patrol Squadron 16 will hold the '0' Club last Saturday
Editor: -Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters-Bill Weekes J03: Alba Paterson: has not been cashed. After 140 Sat- night
at Hangar
Ron- Davis AN; Gene Hagan. JOSA. Staff Photographer-Joseph O'Brien. PH3. of this search Open House for a combination buffetcocktail
completion a
The Jax Air News is a member of ; 1000 until
toe Armed Forces Press Service. urday, April 25, from
Material appearing in this publication party. Arrangements for the
be
can reprinted providing credit la substitute check can be pre-
given..Photographs, unless otherwise credited are official U. S. Navy Photographs pared and issued. 1200. An All Hands party will be party were made by VP-16 Of

Editorial offices located In Room 230, Main Administration Building. Phone held that evening at Cedar Hills ficers' Wives Club.
extensions: 8164. 068. mOl' U6.
Ronald Oliver, PH2, reported
aboard this week. Oliver's last

Reds Criticize CarriersTo duty was with Naval\ Photo Center

-0 NAS, Anacostia, Washington,


Cover D.C.Lt.. J. F Felter has been de-
Up DeficiencyHow signated Patrol Plane Commander -

and Ensign D. P. Brown has

do the Soviets rate the U.S. Navy's flattops\\ and the been advanced to PP3P.

deterrent role they play in helping to protect the. free world'ssea

lanes? More Sidewinder

Soviet feelings about U. S. aircraft carriers must be- evaluatednot

which so said.much by what they actually say as by circumstances in Contract Awards


They have had lots to say about' our carriers in recent years, Issued By Navy
very often after U. S. carrier task forces have helped to thwart a
.
Communist plan to swallow] up more property.MR. Washington (AFPS) The'
-j Navy has awarded contracts totaling -
KRUSCHEV tried to tell President Eisenhower in a letter r1 more than $19 million to

last September that the heyday of surface ships was over: the Philco Corp Philadelphia,

Pa., and the General Electric Co.
"Does it now seem to you, Mr. President, that such dispatchof ,
warships now in direction Utica, N.Y., for continued pro-
one now in another, loses today muchof
its sense at least with respect to countries possessing modern duction of Sidewinder air-to-air

weapons? I do not know what your advisers tell you, but it guided missiles.
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to us they cannot but know
is over." '1 I i;. ?J' .3' "'f..jw. formance enemy fighter and
/ J ACTIVATED bombers from sea level to alti-
RESERVES Members
of Task
Group 720
At the time he wrote these words, U. S. seapower, which is Reserve squadron VP-723 busy themselves during one of their tudes of more than 50,000 feet,
built around carriers, was preventing a spread of hostilities in the recent ASW hops over the Atlantic. The unit, along with Fasron the Sidewinder zeroes in on its
Taiwan Straits area. The public Soviet position about carriers is 1 725, is visiting NAS Jax for two weeks active duty training. target by the enemy's engine.

that they are vulnerable to missile attack and not a reliable weapon They hail from NAS Glenview 111. Simple and reliable, the missile

for use in action against the Soviet Union. contains less than 24 moving

Glenview Reserve Squadrons parts and travels at supersonic
A 'Soviet
TYPICAL statement goes like this: It is time that
speeds. A true missile because -
guided
American admirals, educated in the spirit of the Mahan theory on
impotence of the Navy, understood that to transfer big warships Wrap Up Training Saturday course of to its account ability for to evasive change

,from one area to another and to threaten naval force against states
possessing modern is reckless Task Group 720 Reserve squadron VP-723 and a complement maneuvers by its target, the
weapons to the least.
say from Fasron 725 will leave NAS Jax Saturday after weapon can be used without reconstruction -

"American admirals must know that in the atomic century,, having, spent two weeks active duty training with VP-18. of the carrying 1
, large warship have lost their former effectiveness. Appearance of: outing tenure here, the Reserves plane's body or equipment.
nuclear weapons, ballistic and intercontinental rockets has put in most of which arrived short; navigational hops to Miamin i I The only U.S. air-to-air guided

doubt the chief weapon of the U. S. Fleet-the aircraft carrier." April 13 from NAS Glenview, their FNB-5 Beechcraft. I missile being used by foreign

(Soviet Fleet, Oct. 3, 1958.) Ill., have been undergoing ASW Commanding officer of Task countries, it is also the first to

tactics, instrument, navigation, Group 720 and VP-723 is Comdr. have destroyed an enemy aircraft -
It should be remembered, however, that the Soviets try to night and '
group flying and up- G. B. Bremer. Fasron 725 is under actual combat con-
justify to their own people why they have no carriers themselves keep and repair of aircraft. kippered' by Lt. R. T. Ellis. Both ditions. Chinese, Nationalists suc-
and so they try to minimize the carrier's effectiveness.
:
THE GROUP, composed of 29 men accompanied the squadronsiere cessfully employed the weapon

THEY ARE trying very hard to convince the United States and officers and 63 enlisted men, have for the training period. during the Quemoy crisis in 1958.

the world that carriers are no longer a good weapon. With the been averaging seven hours of

Soviets the true" situation is often direct opposite of what they say flight daily, 'taaking! various
it is. The most derogatory Soviet statements about the effectiveness; patrols over Atlantic waters.

of carriers: are the ones intended for foreign consumption.Some Last -i iy
weekend
a parcel of VP- ti
_
.of' their articles, though, written by naval officers and 723's Reserves made a navigation. &

intended primarily for professional readers concede that carriers al flight to Roosevelt Roads,

have many advantages and, on the whole, make a somewhaf more Puerto Rico, in one of the five
truthful analysis of.these'ships. P2V-5s which they brought to
NAS Jax. tr

(Reprinted from Armu-Naw-Air Force Register) ON MONDAY April 20, another

crew took an ASW hop to
Engineers Visit I. April Birthdays Honored Key West.

Some 200 members of the At NATTCenter 'Tonight Fasron 725, a supporting groupof

Florida Engineering Society, NATTCenter's EM Lounge will VP-723, has been conducting

which is holding its annual con- feature the April Birthday Party
vention in Jacksonville this week Sharks, captured for display at 7 '
and Dance tonight (Thursday), Florida's Marine Studios :
will visit the Overhaul and Re- from 2000 to 2200. Anyone witha belowSt. JJJJJrp
Augustine\ often need artificial -
pair Department Friday. birthday this month should tell
The 0 & R visit Is scheduledfor respiration before they're 4 '
Mrs. McHugh at the Lounge in I
1430. Building 593. placed on exhibit. ; I :

The sharks frequently exhaus
Tenant "The roof is leaking All hands are invited to the
!
themselves during ,capture and I cLi ______
badly. The rain comes through. party and dance. If you're feel- I4 $"
_
must be "walked" by divers to --n _v. _,,*_ m.xY"iI"_ "_'UV
How much longer is this going ing blue about missing your I SEMI-FINALISTS
force water through their Donald Sprague (left) and Pvt.
gills
to last? birthday at 'home, turn out tonight Anthony Rohl. of Class 5910 learn from Cap E. V. Friar that
Landlord: "What do you think for the best substitute and start them breathing normally they are the next-to-last set of honor students to graduate from

I am, a weatherman?" around. again. Aviation Fundamentals School at NATTCenter. Pair will be
transferred
advanced. aviation schools.I .



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1Toastmasters

23 April 1959 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3



'You Can Play Lead Role In People-To-People ProgramAs I



an individual, can
you
make the most important con- people abroad, or sharing your President, Magazine Publishers This committee assisted People-

tribution of all to the President's boks and magazines with citizensof Association, 232 Madison Ave., to-People by developing a program

People-to-People Program other countries.If N. Y. City, N.Y. to improve the attitudeand

time and effort. your interest lies in one of deportment of military,: per-
As member of the Armed
: these subjects, your time and a
t sonnel in all foreign areas.
Nothing that you may do, so effort can be properly channeled Forces, you can help the People-

far as improving the relationship through the 38 committees of the t9-People Program by writing to These are only a few of the

between the people of the United People-to-People Program. I the Armed Forces Committee, areas in which People-to-People

States and the people of foreign Some of these committees and Charles C. Finucane, Assistant activities are being conducted.All .

countries, need be considered too their chairmen are: Letter Writ- Secretary of Defense for Man- the program committees are

W/f/7/ The small. ing, Miss Anna Lord Strauss, 45 power, Personnel and Reserve, constantly searching for new

Your contribution might take East 65th Street, N.Y. City, N.Y.; Department of Defense, Wash- ideas and more People-to-People

the form of letter writing to Magazines, Robert E. Kenyon, ington 25, D.C. participants.


I It was impromptu night at last Nine States CLASSIFIEDThe

Thursday's meeting of MarNav ,
Toastmasters Club 2280 at the I k;' I I1rIt ( JAX AIR NEWS la pro

Colonial Restaurant. AnnouncingEarly hibited by Defense Department

regulations from listing commercial -
Honors went to Bob King with

his speech, "Personnel ControlIn VotingFollowing advertising.
Ads in this column are limited
the Air Force. Other interest-
ing speeches were presented by is voting informa- to housing for rent and tale,

Bob Gelles, Jim Wood, Carlton tion on early 1959 elections: Y rooms, lost and found items and
miscellaneous (such as ride
Dunn, Al Jones and Phil Burn- ILLINOIS County primaries, -r.,
ham. April 14. City, village and town \'" wanted and swap in duty assign-

There were some anxious mo- elections also take place in April. '> ments).

ments when some men were Consult local election officialsfor ; ", No ads are taken by phone,
all must be submitted personally
date in locality.
called upon to give six-minute yon!
mail. The JAX Ant NEWS
or by
26. Nomina-
speeches extemporaneously.Guests KENTUCKY-May
i.k i----- reserves right to edit dll ads.
present were Bill Reed, tions for governor and other r
ti
r
Deadline for ads each week is
state officers including 19 mem- .
Jerry Huckins, Bill Hood and IS
"Rip" Hardy. bers of state Senate and 100 Tuesday at 1200).

e members of state House of Re- For Rent
Y : 1 Bdrm hse or 4 rm apt. near
A surprisingly fine turnout was presentatives. _
NAS. Reas. 4441 Lexington ave,
MICHIGAN-General Election
on hand for Tuesday night's ses- ,
EV 9-0414 or EV 8-9806.
sion of the Navy Civilian Toast- April 8.
Furn 2 rm aptupper front.
masters Club held at the Edu- MISSISSIPPI-August 4. Nomi- ,. ___ AIL .
,,,_,-,-, ... "'n_ .w.akt4u cational Building of Riverside nations for governor, state sena- "THIS IS JOB PICTURE" Says Henry Tiffany, (left) to
May st, Riverside.. Wade, EL 5-
Presbyterian Church. tors and representatives, other men being separated from the service during a weekly seminaron
Ezra Batte toastmastered an state and county officers. employment opportunities and rights that he conducts at the 6594.
NEW JERSEY-April 21. Nomination NAS Jax Separation Center in Building 955. Tiffany, of the 3 Bdrm cement block hse between -
interesting which
program fea- ; .for members of state Florida State Employment Service, discusses job openings with NAS & Cecil. Reasonable.
tured three speeches by Gordon and General (from left) William Hicks, John Medina and Michael Riordan. 1442 Cassat ave, near Park st.
Senate Assembly.
King, Walt Stanul and E. K. Mc-
Ilrath. Election of county and munici- 4 Rm, unfurn cottage with

King delved into one of our .pal officers. VA Agency Rep Conducts screen porch. San Juan & Niblet

greatest sins-criticism-in his OHIO May 5. Nomination of st. EV 8-5503.
municipal officers.PENNSYLVANIA. Room Large front Bdrm,
topic "Discussion of the SeminarsServicemen
on May 19. Weekly Job newly furn, twin beds. Car pool
American Custom of
Criticizing"
;
avail. EV 4-4535 after work.
Nominations for judges and other
Stanul offered food for i \
thoughton find 4 Rm, furn apt. Liv. rm, din
the nuclear problem in his I, county and local officers. and women approaching discharge can
"Friend or Foe", while Mcilrath VIRGINIA July 14. Nominations -, out about employment benefits they are entitled to, and rm, kit, bath. Fenced yd, near

weighed the great decision of for members of General' discuss the local job picture and their vocational futures NAS. EV 7-6489.

Berlin in his Coffering of "Why Assembly and county constitu- with an employment expert as part of separation procedures 1 Bdrm, furn hse, screened

tional officers. offered to NAS personnel.At porch, yd. 5934 S. Firestone rd,
Defend Berlin". %
ices to the special needs of retirees -
SP 1-2145.
Master head shrinker Aubrey election.WISCONSIn-April 7. General a weekly seminar in the. separatees and disabled For Sale

Silvey led a panel of critics com- TPO Building, Florida State Employment ex-servicemen.
Consult your voting officer for 3 Bdrm, 1 bath, redwood hse.
prised of Andy Planey, Junior Representative Henry Eligibility for unemployment '
information on how to_ obtain an Screened porch, patio. $2300
Teske, and Ken Scales. absentee ballot from your state. Tiffany outlines employment opportunities compensation, free vocational Equity. 2354 Barlad, EV 4-1830.

(AFPS) in Florida, and, explains testing and counseling programs, Equity in 3 Bdrm hse in Orte-

services available in the and procedures for taking advantage ga Hills, near NAS. Will trade

PresbyterianRally 50 states to ex-servicemen and of individual state pro- .for sm. trailer hse. EV 7-2097.
TIDE TABLE
women. grams are discussed each 3 Bdrm, 1% bath hse., Fla. rm,
PlannedAll HIGH LOW Wednesday at 0900. garage, sep kit, din rm, fenced
AM PM AM PM TIFFANY acts as representative -
Service personnel, wherever back yd, near school. SP 10647or.Lcdr.'Neker
Fri. 8:37: 9:03: 2:26: 2:37: of the Veterans Employment
Saints Chapel aboard the they are separated from the ext. 8477.
Station will be the scene of the Sat. 9:30: 9:57: 3:19: 3:29: Service, an agency which coordinates military, must register with the 3 Bdrm, 2 bath hse, Fla. rm,
Sun. 10:24: 10:51: 4:14: 4:23:
annual Men's Rally, Eastern Dis- state employment serv- local State Employment Office in carport, hardwood flors. 1. comer
.
trict, Suwannee Presbytery, Sun- ; order- to receive job leads, apply lot, fence. Low equity. 5406

day, April 26, from 1500 to 1700. for unemployment compensationand Norde & 103 st. SP 1-1191.

The Rev. Gary Demarest, for- I have job applications proc- 3 Bdrm hse, hardwood floors,

merly Minister of Educationat a i !F y essed. kit equip. Conv. to Oak Hill
6222 Randia dr. SP 1-2965.
the Riverside Presbyterian area.
f A COMMUNITY function, the
Church, Jacksonville, will speakon a State Employment Service is Wanted
"My Witness-Man to Man." RIDERS-Arlington or South-
dedicated to helping employers
He will be introduced by Dr. side to Supply 0730-1600, RA 5-
'
r3 secure qualified personnel, as i,
Frank Slaughter, author and much as helping the unemployed. 211.. '
elder of Riverside Church. TO RENT-3 Bdrm, 2 bath hse

Music will be presented by the x Though the unemployment In Ortega Hills, Lt. Gaskin, ext.

A\l Saints Chapel Choir, and compensation rate varies from 458 or 501.

Comdr. Charles Beatty, Senior I state to state, the 1,800 employ- TO TRADE-3 Bdrm hse near

NAS Jax chaplain, will offer the ment offices in towns and cities NAS for, same in Corpus Christl,

invocation. throughout the states offer a Tex. Steifel, 7010 Deaville rd.
unified type of service with similar -
e EV 7-4577,
Ifr facilities.
MDBS Assessments RIDE-from Cedar Hills to
# Because of this State-Federal NATTC daily 0715 and 1555.

Payable by April 29 ; / : fr4L! system, each state can furjsh) up- Crosby, ext. 8511 or SP 1-1604

to-date information about job after 1700.
Death Benefit Society
Mutual
the
opportunities throughout na-
Assessment Nos. 113 and 114 are '
?' tion, as well as specialized placement Bill: Why are you running so
close of bus-
due and payable by services for disabled vet-

iness April 29. erans, and programs of education, fast?

Members are being assessed apprenticeship and on-the-job Don: I saw a make, but it

$2.20. Payment of the assess- training.The turned out to be a stick.
ments is each and every mem-
ber's responsibility.Checks weekly seminars are the Bill: Then why are you shaking -

should be made pay- AIR CREWMAN Herman Frasier, ATI, (right) receives first step in making known the ?

able to: Mutual Death Benefit wings of an air crewman from Comdr. J. W. Clark. commandingofficer free, services available to ex-
of Patrol Squadron 16. Qualifications for the AC designa. servicemen and women, and Don: Because the stick I
Members again reminded -
Society. are
tion Included successful completion of correspondence courses picked to hit it with
will guiding them in how to make. up was a
that no assessment demonstration of proficiency as an air crewman and completionof
be levied for death No. 115. squadron training syllabus. use of them. snake.1 .

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Ever Taste Fried Rice?




It'll Flatter The PalateThe



Navy has come up with a claim that about equals

the boast of a ball-point pen manufacturer who said his pen

could write ,under water a set of recipes which can be a
prepared under water. -
Of course, if you're smart, aki steak and Chinese fried cab-

you'll prepare .these recipes un- bage.' But food "just like mother

der water the same way Navy used to make" is also representedin

cooks prepare them, and that the more than 100 file-board

means in the modern galley of a recipe supplement.
submarine.THE Fried rice seems to be a fav-

RECIPES were submittedto orite on a number of submarines,

the Navy Subsistence Office with Cusk, Odax, Trigger and ::
by submarine commissarymenfrom Perch having designated this dishas h{

all over the world. The one well-liked by their crews.

recipes are for dishes consideredas AND FOR mothers who have
trouble feeding their 4;
favorites of submarine crews, youngsters
but can be just as appetizingly spinach-just tell them the har-
prepared in "surface" kitchens. dy submariners of the Becuna r----1 Hi

International taste of globe- listed "club spinach" as one of; I........... ......., on.. I 1 ft _
circling submariners is reflectedin their favorite vegetables. This TOASTMASTERS OFFICERS INSTALLED-Marine Capt. Hank Young, (second from left)
such recipes as Mexican recipe uses' a blend of spinach, Lt. Governor of Area Eight of Toastmasters International, hands gavel over to Andrew Planey,
franks, German pot roast American cheese, cracker crumbs, newly elected president of the Navy Civilian Toastmasters of\\Jacksonville during installation ceremonies
teriy- and sliced bacon. last week. Other Navy Civilians officers installed were Junior Teske (left), secretary: Walt
I The submarine Stanul (second from right), treasurer Ezra Batte (right) sergeant at arms; and Ken Scales,
supplement of educational vice-president and E. K. McIlrath administrative vice-president, who are missing from
Wives the Navy Recipe Service is the photo. Membership in the Navy Civilian Toastmasters, one of 10 Toastmasters Internationalclubs

Navy printed. on five-inch-by-eight-- in the Jax area, is open to all civilian employees in the Jacksonville area.
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inch cards and is
conveniently '
indexed under 16 Among 'Married' Members'Wife
categories. ,
Corner APRIL STICKERSEXPIRE
Recipe divisions from
range
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breads, cheese and egg dishes, Not 'Dependent'For SOONApril
Navy Wives Club 86, at the meat and poultry, to sauces and
meeting of April 15 in the Dewey vegetables. date slickers of privatelyowned -

Park Clubhouse, welcomed new THE COMPLETE set may be Extra AllowanceIn vehicles driven

members Mrs. Edward Hudson, ordered for $2.75 from the Superintendent aboard the Station will expire

Mrs. Howard Mortensen and Mrs. of Documents, Gov- a recent ruling handed down by the Comptroller Gen- next Thursday, (April 30.

Stanley Collrill. ernment Printing Office, Wash- eral, the wife of "service members married to each other" is To avoid lines at the gate

The monthly "Pot-Luck"lunch- ington 25, D. C. not a dependent as far as payment of cost of living quartersand later in the week, persons

,eon is scheduled Thursday, April The submarine recipes are, subsistence allowances are concerned, according to Navy possessing April date stickers
30 at 1300, honoring Mrs. Erma useful to anyone who is calledon Times. should plan to renew them

Oakes, retiring National Treas- to prepare food under water, ,However, the service husbandcan General came as result of ques- this week or early next week.
tions submitted by the Air Force
urer. on water, on land or maybe get station allowances for Documents required for renewals -
Tomorrow (Friday) the monthly even in the air.Incidentally quarters and both are entitled to on behalf of two service couplesin are: valid insurance

club social, hosted by Mrs. I if you try these receive cost of living subsistencepay Fairbanks, Alaska.In ((10/20/5), current state regis-
Robert Miller and Mrs. Wilbert recipes at home invite all your as "members without de- the first case, involving a tration, identification card or

Wagner, will be held at the i neighbors over, because each recipe pendents.. Technical Sgt. married to a Staff badge and current driver's
Sgt., the husband applied for cost
Clubhouse. I is scaled for 80
portions. DECISION of the Comptroller license.
Ii of quarters and subsistence pay

Polar Region Is Strategic I I.! as a member with dependents
\ living off-base, though he had

COLD WEATHER MEDICINE' HASMANY already quarters received as a basic man allowancefor without ,JMPER I IlJlNGS

dependents and basic subsistencehad

PROBLEMS ALL ITS OWN been paid to both members. ;

The Comptroller General ruled
cold weather Tony Charles, to Jimmy Col-
Navy medicine .,
{ that the husband had no rightto
expert Capt. Earland Hedblom the increased allowances because vin, MM2, and Mrs. Colvin; Al-
described his experiences at the vin Michael, to Al/c and Mrs.
his receiv-
dependent was
South Pole recently to area J ar ;:y,... ing "basic pay as a member of Jerry Parks; Jennifer Anne, to
<:{
A ran;
medical Lt. and Mrs. Lawrence Zingesser;
officers, reservists and the uniformed services."
local physicians at the Naval Charles Luther, to Donald Locke,
Hospital.A >: THE SECOND case, two 1st IIMI, and Mrs. Locke; Valerie

veteran of Operations Deep 1TI Lts., involved husband's applica- Lynn, to Arley Vickers, AC3, and

Freeze I, II, III, IV, and V, Capt. tion for extra quarters and sub- Mrs. Vickers, and Tanya Ann, to

Hedblom, Head of the Depart- < sistence allowances as a member Richard Mosley, AN, and Mrs.

ment of Cold Weather Medicine, without dependents, while he Mosley, all born March 30.
'
and his wife lived off-base.
Naval Hospital,' Bethesda, Md., I j +. Also, Michael Anthony, to Mi-
dramatically accented his report ixx; ;:.,:}. ., During that time he had been chael TUrner, TD2, and Mrs.

with 400 superb color slides illustrating paid basic quarters allowance fora Turner, born March 31. Born

the spectacular beauty ; man without dependents while April 1 were Kimberly Wood, to

and rare adventure of the little- a%. :yh ? his wife was paid quarters allow- Ensign and Mrs. Andew Jones
known continent. : 2' fy ance with dependents because of Gwen Orrie
Jr.; April to Flynt,
Because of the highly special- : ,,":
ized nature of Cold..Weather :%; Y COMPTROLLER okayed extra gene, to Bobby Page, MH2< and
Medicine, the Captain explained, quarters pay for the husband anda Mrs. Page, and Andrea Jean, to
\ general practitioners and corps- cost of living subsistence allowance Ltjg) and Mrs. Joseph Zito.
.i iy:} ', for both under these
I' men receive training in eye, ear, t N...., circumstances.He And, Karen Earline, to Earl
, nose and throat ailments, plus .... McEntyre, AN, and Mrs. McEn-
-'- "'---'----- ruled they would be en-
special emphasis in orthopedic, COLD WEATHER Expert I Sharon to Grover
tyre; Olga,
titled to the living off base
dental and cessful adaption found for pay
was
I psychiatric treatmentsat Cap Earland Hedlom (right)
Scarborough, TMI, and Mrs.
Davisville, R. I. shows Naval Hospital commanding I. coping with "White Out," a situation at their own expense or livingin
During the Polar operations officer Cap Alton C. Aber- in which light accumulates assigned family quarters on Scarborough, and Baby boy, to
nethy, preview1' of 400 color base. Larry Henry, A02, and Mrs.
in addition and the horizon becomes
to the routine of sick
slides on the Nary Medical In fact service Henry, born April 2.
call, 50 per cent of which are Corps in Antarctica which were almost or totally invisible.In enlisted per-
sonnel have right to the pay if April 3: Dennis Clay; to S/Sgt.
injuries, field studies on medical shown to area medical officers the
and dental problems peculiar to and local physicians last week.in considering Antarctic, they live and mess off base, according and Mrs. Sydric Seger, and
its
strategic importance as a base to the Comptroller Gen- Baby Girl, to Paul Beal, DTI,
Polar expeditions are carried on the ,field and the entire area for scientific exploration, a larger eral. and Mrs. Beal.

In the past, these have included of aviation safety are of para- question looms-if we are ever
Six births recorded
psychiatric evaluation of men mount concern to Antarctic- forced into combat in a zero or were
Man (to gathering of women): April 4. They were: Randell
during prolonged isolation; a based medical officers.Multilayered near-zero climate, will our mili-
"I have a friend I'd like you to Scott, to Donald Griffin, RM2, and '
I study of the spread of virus disease clothing, loosely- tary forces be equipped for sur- meet.
Mrs. Griffin; Baby boy, to John
I as well as a joint investigation \ woven cotton undergarments and vival?
Athletic-type: "What can he Clayton, AN, and Mrs. Clayton;
I with the Air Force on slick light-weight outer clothes "
,
What our teams of part-time do? Kathleen Marie, to Larry Den-
I acclimatization and energy requirements have answered the big problemof Antarcticans learn be Chorus girl "How much
can appliedto : money nis, AN, and Mrs. Dennis; Mary
I in the cold. how to keep warm in varying survival in all cold weather has he got?" Janisse, to Roger Jaimeyfield,
Since environmental cold is a degrees of physical exertion and
climates, and can supplement the Literary-type: "What books HM3, and Mrs. Jaimeyfield;
serious threat to the survival of allow for maximum
yet freedom does he read?"
James Edward, to Wilfred Eason,
growing knowledge of Man's
injured either acciden- of,movement. en-
l any man Business girl: "What has he SKC, and Mrs. Eason, and Ter-
tally or in combat, difficulties of Twenty-three types of sun vironment, and others he may accomplished?" rence William, to Ed. Cavanaugh,

rescuing and treating casualties glasses were tested before a sue- soon enter. Old maid:,'"Where is he?" AE1, and Mrs. Cavanaugh.r .





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a Ever Been On Anti-Sub Warfare



Hop? If Not, This Is What It's Like



__ by Bill Weekes, J03
ing at NAS Jax include VP-5 IN THE bow, your wait is
Somewhere over the swirling -
and VP-16. almost over. Through the inter-
whitecaps of the Atlantic *
It's a bright day. You're com you hear radarman declare
50 to 100 miles off the coastof
\vJi sitting in the bow of a P2V-7 contact ahead. Pilot radios sub.

Jax Beach you spot the Neptune, patrol bomber. You sit Amid static you listen to pilot

,: silhouette of a plane. there aware of the deafeningroar and sub skipper exchange verbal
Too far to hear the drone of
of engines, aware some preliminaries. Emergency signals
its watch the silent
engine, you '
1500 feet below you and sur- and other exercise proceduresare
bird as it slowly turns and circles
; / back toward you. rounding you as far as you ran set up. Crackling voices fin-
i see is a solid blue desert of ish, then silence.
IT SWOOPS down swiftly but
1 Y/ water. is in silence except
( __ ,evenly and levels off seemingly Everything
almost touching the sunblindingwater. You sit and wait. Others wait, drone, of engines. Time is ripen

too; for it's time to wait. The ing, waiting ceased. Pilot retiresto

crew eats. It checks its equip- commence exercise, sub to
and
You move quickly decep-
ment. But mostly the crew waits. initiate evasion tactics. You spota
tively, but the white vapors from
But you know the waiting will speck splotching the horizon,
smoke floats about you interruptyour
be brief. You know that withina dead ahead. Fourteen miles .
vision and fade perhapsthe
tiff: half hour the P2V will hit the 13 miles. 12..11 .10.. .
___ ___ realization that those big
u designated sub area, will be "on Suddenly pilot yells to sub,
THE FLIGHT ,DECK Two of Patrol Squadron 18s wings with the two lumps on station" and all hands will be in "COMEXl"! Commence exer-
"Fighting Phantoms" check equipment during one of the outfit'sASW them and that big tail are still
readiness.IN .
hops off the coast of Florida. In the foreground "mad heading toward you. cise!
man" Bob Wood AT3, watches MAD graph for sign of a submarine Still_ 'u move, .but you near THE COCKPIT pilot and "Diving Diving Diving; !"
you
below. Navigator, Lt (fig) Paul Herring (in background) of the bird call co-pilot busy themselves with returns a voice from the "fish".
studies and plots course of the aircraft as it approaches "on the churning now intricacies of keeping the P2V
to station" the where and its white plastic beak THE SPECK you spotted van-
area the sub is designated to be lurking. see sits
airborne. Behind them plane
Fleet patrol bombing units are kept busy on both coasts con- getting bigger and bigger. But ishes. Radarman reports contact
ducting ASW exercises similar to this. VP-5 and VP-16, also still you move, until finally the captain, responsive to and responsible disappearing at eight miles.

based at NAS Jax, are others in this category. bird call becomes its loudest and for the aircraft's operating The plane flies lower than it

the bird lays its hurtling egg efficiency.On ever has and swirling whitecapsrace

The Naval Courtesy upon you and before you know rolls the his flight tracks deck from, radarman set past you 300 feet below.
Up : you cease to know for you have on one Dead ahead, now a mile distant,
of knobs and dials to another,
been "killed". You were a sub- you see a greenish-white rec-
LADDER Short CourseSALUTES marine. adjusting and readjusting and tangular swirl of water. Seconds

'" THEY CALL themselves the then studying the green circular pass, then "MADI"You !
IN BOATS scope of the radar, watching for
With Civilians "Fighting Phantoms", these men know two sonobuoys and
its to paint a white spot
What salutes rendered when sweep
are who kill submarines. They com- smoke float have dropped and as

(Priodtcally the Jax Air News, boats are passing one another? prise the 12 crews of FAW-ll's upon its face, designating a'con the P2V makes its 270 degree

in cooperation with Industrial When officers or officials are Patrol Squadron Eighteen at tact.Next to him, behind a table turn, you look' over your shoul-
der out of the bow and the factis
Relations Department, lists vari- NAS Jax.
in view, the senior officer and laden with maps, compasses and
ous promotions for Station personnel In general, ASW is defense confirmed. In the distance alone
rulers waits the
navigator.
coxswain of each boat render plastic -
). against submarine attack. Its importance pillar of white vapor slowly
His job is to plot the plane'scourse I
salutes.
is being emphasizedmore billows above the blue desert.
On the promotion roster recently and in conjunction with
Officers do not rise when ren- and more in our country'sdefense to the of Plane circles, levels off again,
13 sonobuoys plot
were employees, seven course
from Overhaul and Repair Department dering this salute. Coxswain system. VP-18 is just the "enemy"-the elusive sub. leading the white vapor to the
one of an expanding complexity left and then "MAD!" Againthe
J four from Supply and At navigator's elbow waits the
rise and salute unless it's dan
of units daily protecting the plane returns, this time leading ,
two from Miscellaneous. I MAD (Magnetic Airborne Deflection -
i gerous and impractical) to do so. coasts of the U.S. Others operat- ) operator. He sits beforea the two smoke floats to the
Promoted at O & R were right and then "MAD!
of knobs and
r maze scopes,
Frank Brooks, from Apprentice
Electronics Mechanic to Elec- switches, but soon his main con THE PLANE continues ma-

tronics Mechanic; Morris Ellison, i: : centration will be upon the neuvering in its cloverleaf pat-
of tern, continues dropping smoke
from Aircraft Ordnance Repairman needle a rotating graph.
to Aircraft Mechanic (Ord- HE WATCHES the needle follow floats. Seven have been dis-
charged and a definite patternhas
its slightly wavering course
nance) ; Vera Gaulden, from Su- r
rn
down the center of the graph formed. In the distance you
s. pervisory Clerk, GS-4 to Supvy.
0 Accounts Maintenance Clerk, GS- paper, knowing all is well. But see the trail of pillars positionedlike
beware the sudden dash, "madman" poles on a ski run. Pilot de-:
5; Dan Morris, from Student
clares PDC and torpedo will be
Trainee (Aeronautical Engineering Yrtam' Beware the erratic split-
a'e ) GS-3 to Student Trainee 'second dash of the needle whenit dropped on the next pass over.

a'O (Mechanical Engineering) GS-4; zigs to the edge of the moving In the bow you see' a white

Ralph Story, from Aircraft Ord- drum. It's your cue to yell pillar approach a few hundred

s. nance Repairman to Aircraft "MAD!" It's the crew's cue that yards on your right. In the af-

below, there is a sub. tcrsection ordnanceman stands
Mechanic ,(Ordnance) ; and Daisy
Wise, from Tabulating Machine Waiting aft, in the company by to drop the PDC at the pilot's
w smoke floats and On the flight deck
Operator, GS-3 to Tabulating <' y t of sonobuoys, command.
n Equipment Operator, GS-4. 4 PDCs (practice depth charges), MAD operator poises before the
is the ordnanceman. His sono wavering needle. It jiggles

0Is Advancements in Supply DO- buoys, equipped with radio trans- rhythmically, then suddenlythedash

pertinent were Vernon Bodine, I mitters to detect sub noises, lay !

from Stock Control Clerk, GS2to i ;' in racks ready at a moment's DOWN HURTLES PDC and

Warehouseman; Magdeline notice to be shot via thousandsof torpedo. Splashes .. foam, thena

Peters, from Clerk-Typist, GS-3 pounds of air pressure into tiny muffled boom and a speckof
0 to Stock Control Clerk, GS-4; .Y.. the depths below. theblue desert emerges white.

Vernon Saunders from Stock HIS GREY smoke floats, For the final time P2V returnsto

Control Clerk, GS-2 to Warehouseman utilized to mark MAD contacts, the scene of smoke pattern.As .

rlr ; and Georgia Tribble, %- : and his PDCs, containing a miniature the trail of vapors near, you

from Clerk-Typist, GS-2 to Stock TNT charge, rest antici- spot a new billow, a green va-

s. Control Clerk, QS-3. patingly in open boxes. por which arises from no apparent -

0 In Miscellaneous was Lorraine Cached beneath the plane is source, but .you know that \

Shaw, from Clerk-Steno- YYIIiro- __.. another companion, one that below that greenish hue the sub
s.t. grapher GS to ClerkStenographer IN THE AFTER SECTION Poised above the bomb bay, waits more menacingly than its signaled( you.
,
Mark 5 smoke float in hand, is ordnanceman Jim Weldon, AO3.
cohorts. It is the homing tor- It told the PDC had exploded -
GS-4 ,and Carl White, from you
; VP-18
t.d I one of the men of undergoing recent ASW exercises. Below
t.I Helper, Aircraft Mechanic (Gen-I wails the elusive "fish" the "Neptune" crew is to find pedo. Its makeup is clouded in close enough to be reck-

I, eral) Overhaul and Repair Dept.to I track "attack" and "kill." secrecy, but it can be said that, oned capable to sink the sub hada

Painter, Public Works Depart- like a bat, it travels on sourcesof regular depth charge been

. ment. sound, attracted to living utilized. That your dead torpedo

noises of the "fish". had harmlessly but, accurately

LiR ,' If women really dressed to In the P2V's tail, keeping a homed itself against the hull of

please their husbands, they'd be lonely vigil, waiting, anticipating, the "fish", a situation designatinga

i; wearing last year's clothes. Intent upon sub detection, is the "bull's eye".

. MAD cone. You return home now, your

yI "Five Arrested in Empty MAD apparatus is equipped to four hours flight a success. Back

.I, House" p..ypKy ysa 6' pick up and record on MAD op over blue desert you fly, back

.I; -Portland (Ore). Oregonian erator's little needle, the earth over swirling white caps, satisfied -

. i, surface's magnetic line of flux. encouraged and strengthened -

Gene: "That's a nice dress you Since this flux constantly varies '' to come back again tomor-

have on." a wee bit, so needle constantly 'I' row to catch another elusive

Jane: "Yes, / wear it to teas." I wavers a wee bit. "fish". 0


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Commissary Keeping Pace *fl-uri ---- E Civilian Welfare


Committee Holds


With Today's Buying Public i Initial MeetingNewly


More than 1000 shoppers move through the aisles of the elected members of the

NAS Jax Commissary Store daily. If the bread they pur- Civilian Employee Welfare and
chase each week were laid end to end, it would stretch in an Recreation Association held their

unbroken line from the Main .Gate down Yorktown avenue first meeting last Friday.
and into the O&R
lobby.
Commissary store patrons chases to their cars, expanded Requests for funds for em-
} of parking facilities and a parcel ployees' recreation activities were
weekly buy enough jars baby
considered at this meeting.The .
pick-up service.To c
food to feed one child for eleven
Association derives op rat-
i years. provide easy access to 1Y >
ing funds from monies allottedby
milk, a new location, possibly
EVERY SIX WEEKS, the milk
the Food Services Board from
adjacent to or outside the1\ store M
would turn Station
supply a income from the cafeteria and
into milk proper, is being considered.
t swimming pool a giant vending machines.

bath. FAMILIARITY with the econ- Funds in excess of those need-
And a platoon of men could omy and quality of Navy-issue a p S i ed for improvement of the food

breakfast for a month and a halfon products, the unlabeled and "off :. >. } services operation are allotted to
the coffee taken oft the brands," "accounts for some of k h the Association for recreationand

shelves every five days. the biggest savings realized by welfare purposes.A .

v These staggering statistics our patrons," Lcdr. Rasimas re- l $5,000 budget has been pro-

might suggest that indifference ports. k r ,.:n r, ....L......... 0tL.. .......__} ___ vided the Association for this
underlies the production-line op- To speed up shopping chores FILLING FAMILY LARDER New frozen food display year's operation. If the Food
eration. Not so, says the officer- and make it a more pleasant experience cases, easily accessible from both sides, have expanded the stor- Services body determines addi-
incharge."The Lcdr. Rasimas offers. a age space and added interest to food displays at the Station's tional funds can be allotted later,
customer's the im- few suggestions: Commissary Store, in Building 135. Above, the Hughie Crosby |this will be done..
family, with nine-month-old son Berley, leading the way fill
portant thing in any retail operation The first week of each month, their cart from the new cases. Crosby is an HN at the Hospital. Per capita allowance of 75
," according to Lcdr. A. EI| when allotment, pay checks and cents for each employee amountsto
Rasimas. Navy retirement checks are de- $3,292. Other fixed obliga-
Since he took charge six livered, is generally the busiest. Health Insurance Plan tions account for $1500 of the
budget, leaving 208 dollars for
months ago, several innovationshave While only Saturday after-
been made in the layout noons cart be considered free of For StalledCongress sponsorship tivities. of .recreational ac-

'. and operation of the store. crowds, the second and fourth Employees fol-
This has been allotted as
In addition to expanded frozen weeks of each month find fewer
food storage and display area, customers in the aisles. has been asked by the Administration to delay test lows:Committee 75 dollars; to 50 Fishing dollars Con-to

realignment of the produce sec- until next year a health-medical insurance program for Gov-
LIMITED to less than a com- Civilian Men's Bowling League;
tion was accomplished after installation parable civilians' market would ernment employees and members of their families.The 33 dollars ward Apprentice

of mirrored-refrigerat- find for maximum Administration, which rec- Graduation 30 dollars Ladies'Bowling
necessary plan on the other hand would ; tQ,
ed well-lighted and
cases, more service, Commissary Store per- ommended that the program provide benefits covering a broad League and 20 dollarsto
functional in design and
appear- sonnel try to maintain an attrac- start around July 1, 1960, pointedout range of expenses such as hos- Civilian Golf ToUrney Com-

ance.TWO MORE checkout countersare tive and courteous atmosphere. that Federal financial prob- pitalization, surgery, physicians'care mittee.

planned to bring the total to Sometimes the extra time lems necessitate deferring action, nursing, drugs and medicines -

eight. The recently-installed ex- needed to corral straying chIl- and that working out of con- i and other medical servicesand Degennaro Top
press line and special handlingof dren and check shelves for cus- supplies. These would be
structive the sub-
legislation on
uniformed personnel offered tomers' cigarette butts and old provided whether the patientwas AE 'B' StudentAviation
between 1.130 and 1300 weekdays apple cores does take commis- ject will take considerable time. confined to a hospital or not. Electrician's Mate

\ have been roundly applauded by sary store employees away from THE HEALTH-MEDICAL bill The cost per month to single Schools, Class A and B, at
patrons, and store personnel., their more basic duties., ; for Federal employees and their employees would be $3.38 and to NATTCenter held graduationslast
Several projects still under Consideration on botH sides at families as proposed by Senate married employees $10 per week.
consideration include adding the counter is generally the key Civil Service Committee and ntonth. Protection would applyto
other members of Congress will Agpstino Degennaro led "B"
ramps so'patrons can wheel pur- to better service.
present employees after they
_____. __
u cost $405 million a year, while School grads while Pfc. James
retire. It would not apply to
the Administration has presenteda Roiger and Joseph Foster
Federal workers already retired.
health-medical program which AEMAN, were tops at "A"
would cost $242 million. HERE ARE highlights of the School.
Civil Service Commission health-
It was also proposed by the -
medical plan for Federal em-
Administration that Government
and their families
ployees :
workers pay two-thirds of the

cost of benefits and the Govern- Hospital expenses in any

ment one-third, instead of the calendar year the employee
one-third, employee and two. would pay the first $50 of hos-

third Government ratio con- pital expenses. The plan then ,(
J4J4 tained in the original bill. would pay all of the next $200, t.\: 4' I

UNDER THE Administration without limit on the number of

proposed program benefits wouldbe days of hospitalization.

divided into three categories Medical expenses The em-
-hospital, medical and mater- ployee would pay the first $50
nity. These benefits would also and the plan would pay 80 per-
include the so-called "major" cent of the remainder. Hospitaland
uia benefits involving. long and cost- medical benefits together (. if' tr

ly illnesses. could not exceed $7,500 in any

The Civil Service CommissionOur calendar year. There would bea

$150,000 general limitation on :.
caretaker, Francis Brooks, lifetime benefits, but there wouldbe
is a retired Navyman, who has provisions for reinstatementof

;.. I nearly eight years experience in the maximum benefits under S,'
: the field of horticulture. Accord- certain conditions. 3 .3'
AT NEW SHOP Looking over assortment of golden potted
I chrysanthemums at the new NAS Jax Garden Shop behind ing to him, women outnumbermen Maternity benefits-Plan would
the service station are Leon Settle, (second from right) AO1, and customers' nearly. twotoone. .a
Courtney Ray, AOC. With them is Garden Shop caretaker Francis pay the full cost of hospitalization -
I Brooks. and obstetrical treatment for ,a z2:?aiaf >
Y.CMk
The other day Brooks told us female employees or wives of x
that he is expecting an even employees up to a maximum of r'x i SGst
Variety Keynotes Garden ShopBy larger variety of house plants in $200 for normal delivery.
time for Mother's Day in a few

way of introduction, my weeks. Confidentially, he also "My brother met with an acci-
friends prefer "camping out" in told me we will have some fruit "
name is Chris Chrysanthemum. dent, said the sobbing younster.
:but most folks call me "Mum"'for front or back yards. Then thereare trees in later this year. "His horse was sick and the doc- 2 aa a tai na

short. I'm one of nearly 400 plants all sizes and shapes at Since our home is open for tor told him to take some pow-

plants at the new Navy Exchange the shop, ranging in size from visitors from 0900 to 1630 Mon der, put it in a tube, and blow it

Garden Shop.Although two inches to five or six feet. day through Friday, and 0900 to down the horse's throat.

called the "Garden Although personally, I'm a pink 1200 Saturdays, I'd like to give "Well, what happened?"
j Shop" by humans, we prefer to chrysanthemum, some of my you an invitation to drop by and "He did just like the doctor
G call it an orphanage a temporary close relatives are white and give us the "look-over" some- said, but the horse blew first"
home for flowers. time soon. *
yellow, and a few are even an TIGHT SQUEEZE-Corseted
As personalities vary among unusual wine color. The century, By the way, in case you haven't "Blank & Co., bependable Insulting Joan Collins, one of John Bull's
humans, so it does among us rubber and ornamental banana, heard, our "flower orphanage" is Since 1936." loveliest exports, is currently

flowers. While some of us like tree plants are some of the i I located near the NAS Jax Serv- -Yakima (Wash). Daily Repub- her touring latest the film U. S."Rally ballyhooing'Round

indoor living, many of my "oddities" here. ice Station. lican. The Flag, Boysl"I '
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t. Softball LoopA
Sailing enthusiasts will be

I to learn the WW r
happy Quonset Hut
thick layer of cream
I for the sailing facility is now : r r u- separates the "haves" from the

in at the foot of
place Ranger
'have nots" in the 19-team

street. Mainside Softball League after
The building will double as a
the third week of the season
Navy Jax Sailing Club club-
with six clubs holding Unbeaten -
house and a bosun locker and
marks and three others
check-out space for "U-Skipper-
having only one defeat.
It" Special Services sailing boats. '

With opening of this facility, a Fasron Six won a brace of

great increase in water activityis f >':? 3 4 games last week to hike"' its

expected during the coming skein to five straight wins with

months. : out a loss. The Fasronites trippedthe
... .
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Medics, 8-4 ,


Jacksonville Upcoming dates Sailing on Trophy the Greater cal- 11-8.VP-18 ((4-0)), the Hornets
; ; 1tii
endar are: April 26-at Orange :;4 t : ((3-0)), NARTU (2-0), VAP-62

Rudder Club (2-0)) and Marine Barracks ((1-0)
Park _
; May 3-at n-- ""_ V ___ .__.m-----'T ...____ ..___ ...__....m_...__ ___m are other clubs sporting clean
Florida Yacht Club 17-at
; May YSPRING CUP WINNERS Competition in the 1959 Spring Cup Golf Tourney ended last records. MARTD ((3-1), VW-4
Navy Jax Sailing Club; May 24 weekend with champions being crowned in four divisions ot play. After firing subsided Sunday,
-at Rudder Club, Orange Park, silver cups were presented flight winners by R'ar Admiral Kenneth Craig, Commander Fleet (1-1) and.Medics ((1-1) have one

and May 31-final race, at Flor- Air. Jacksonville and Commander Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval District. At the ceremony were. loss.
ida Yacht Club. (left to right). Walt O'Neil. Spring Cup committee head Ed Gardner, second flight winner Bill VP-18 threw the score bookto

June 6 is the date for the annual Roberts, champion: Admiral Craig: John McCauley, third flight litliit, and Don Sinneit, fourth : the winds in blasting hapless

Race" which flight winner. Public Works for a 48-0 win ina
"Mug starts at .
Palatka and ends :<' pathetic debacle at Mustin
at Orange 6ND Gunners
Park: Field.

The St. Johns Regatta is set JAXAIR The Patrolmen posted two
: SP RfJ
Eyeing Title other wins last week, 11-5 over
for June 14 at the Florida Yacht
Hospital and a forfeit victory
Club. The State Rhodes Bantam NEWS Y ,
'
when Communications failed to
Shoots HereThe
Championship will be decided at ..
show.
this time. Navy Jax plans to r \:.,< :.." ".."hn ........>;....,&i; ;),.' :: ..! shooters ,
Navy's sharpest-eyed ORDNANCE and
have four boats entered in this Gunnery
are setting sights on next picked up its first triumph by
competition.
Bowling Circuits Claim New month's Sixth Naval District dumping luckless Administration,

Rifle and Pistol Tournament 7-6; the Hornets trimmed VW-4,
Reports .from folks
Navy who
again being hosted by NAS Jax. 10-5; Fasron 109 edged Supply,

Jacksonville attended the beaches gala opening Sunday of the indicate Leaders For Fourth Time"You Competition is slated for rifle- 12-10, while MARTD wracked

men May 6-8 while pistol shooters Hospital, 139.O .
that the swimming isi| fine can't tell them apart without a score sheet" is the go into action May 11 and 12. & R
sound
a wallop-
and the beaches already loaded cry going out these evenings from the Mainside bowling All matches will be fired at the ing to the gave remains of Public

with mermaids. alleys as the fourth set of leaders are being sported by the NAS Jax range.Individuals Works, 16-4; VAP-62 decisionedthe

two intramural keg leagues i in as many weeks of competition. will shoot for the 679th Air Force, 17-12, and

rifle crown May 6 and 7 starting
SPARKS PACE NATIONAL LEAGUE the Hornets earned their sjecondwin

The 679th Air Force forged to VW.4 "B" .................. 10 2 .833 I at,. 0900 daily. Competition la, of the week with a 7-4 ver-

TEN-PIN PLAYLatest the front to pace the American FAW 11 .m............._... 15 5 .750 I scheduled twice over the National dict over Supply.
League with a 17-3 record while Mad Dogs _..__._. 11 5 '.68 B Trophy Match Course, with
scratch bowling sta- is the lead- FAETU "A" ..............._ 8 4 .667 SOFTBALL STANDINGST..m
"B"
tistics from NATTCenter show VW-4 newcomer Marine 'Bks. ..........._.. 15 9 .629 M-l service rifle. W L Pet.

Aviation Electrician's Schools'< ing the National loop with a 10-2 Supply "Enlilted" _.. 10 6 .625 Team championship will be FASron 6 ..... ... ...:.. 5 0 1.000

slate. o & R __..__ 121 71 .619 decided May 8 with teams shoot- VP.18 _...... ... ..._ .... 4 0 1.000
still in first place, with a 27-5 THE AIR Force combo re- f.3 Division ............... 12 8 .600 ing once over the course with Hornets .... ........ 3 0 1.000NARTU

standing. MAD is second witha Special Services, which VAP-62 "B" ...........1.... 1 11 1 9 .550 the M-l. teams ..... .. .............. 2 0 1.000VAP62
19-13 mark. places NARTU "B" ................ 8 8' .500 Among expectedare ._..?..............?. 2 0 1.000
led the AL for two weeks, and VP.18 "B" .. _.._....__ 10 10 .500 : Naval Base Key West, Marine Bki. "'..._.._._" 1 0 1.000

NAWS School, winning 17 VA-44., Other pace-setters in Lucky Strikes ,..._...... 8 8 .500 Naval Station Charleston; NAS MARTD _.._._.. ....._...... 3 1 .750

and dropping 15, edged Spe- the NL have been the Mad Dogs, VW.4 "c" _............._.. 6 6 .500 Cecil Field, Naval Station Green o & R ............_ ........_.. 2 2 .500

cial Services out of a third VW-4 "C", and X-3 Division. Galley No.1.............. 8 12 .400 Cove Springs and host NAS Jax. VW 4 _.............._.....__ 1 1 .500
NARTU Electronics .... 6 10 .375 Medics ._.._.._._ 1 1 .500
place tie. High team game and series Operations .m........?-.. 6 10 .375 NAS Key West is expected to o & G ._._-.....___ 1 2 .333
SS fell to fourth place witha honors were snared by the Air ComF.ir J.t "B" ........ 91 1.51 .360 be on ''hand to defend the crownit FUton 109 -..._......_ 1 2 .333

15-17 record. Forcemen on their way to the 6791h "B" ........_.......... 4 8 .333 snared last year. Hospital ................._... 1 2 .333
Avfund is fifth with 14-16, of the heap. The 679th fairon 6 .................... 5 15 .250 Pistolmen fire for the individual Public Works _......__. 1 3 .250 .
top league VW.4 "E'" __............. 3 9 .250 Communications .......... Q 2 .000
AGO sixth with 9-11, while rolled an 873 .game 'and high set VA 176 "B" __..._ 0 8 .000 championship May 11 at 0900 fAETU ..-......, .....-. 0 2 .000

AO School has won 10, lost 22., of 2578. with .45 caliber service pistol Adminltretion( ......._... 0 3 .000

The leaders' Stan Krzewinskitook Howard McGaughey, slamming twice over the National Match Supply 0 3 .000

Braves, Tourists Slate high individual honors witha .405 catcher for the Ramstein- Trophy Course. 679th 0 4 .000

232 game and 612 series. NAS Cecil Field will defendits
Four-Game Jax StandAfter NATIONAL League spotlight Landstuhl AB, Germany, Rams 1958 title in team pistol com- Too
inked the Masters
last season, has been by
running into rain during focused on several fronts last He'll petition May 12. Teams will fire
Milwaukee Braves. reportto
early part of the week, the Jack- week as FAETU "A" captured once over the route.
their Sally League farm club For
sonville Braves hope to finish high team game with an 882 Tough ,
in Jacksonville. Robert E.
the current home stand on the while VW-4 "C" took high team Daffynishuns: Bigamist-one
Lee is back in the Army. This
right note when they face: the series with ,a 2466 effort. one is a professional boxer at Ft. who learns too late that two ritesdon't Flier NetmenThe
Asheville Tourists in a four-game Don Emch won high game and
Bragg, N. C. make a wrong. Jax Navy :varsity tennis
series starting tonight at the high set individual laurels witha
team drew blanks in last week's
new baseball park. 243 and 627, respectively.High .
Masters Tennis Tournament at

Games are set for tonight, average leaders are Bill 4: .,. Y. ... .. Boone Park, with all five Flier
Friday and Saturday at 2000 Saltmarsh of VW-4 "C" in the
opening round
netters dropping
while a final tilt is slated Sundayat NL with a 188 and Ray Vickersof
1500. Communications in the AL tussles.
I The netmen into battle
with 181. go
The Braves have found early a I
again today at Gainesville
AMERICAN LEAGUE as
Sally League foes rough and
679th "A''' __..._ 17 3 .850 they face the tough U. of Florida
cellar at the
were resting in the
Special Services 10 2 .833 Gators.
start of the current home stand ComF.ir J.x "A" ...? 9 3 .750

last Monday., MARTD _._..."._._. 14 6 .700 yry Only bright spot for Jax Navyin
Servicemen will be admittedto NARTU "A" ...__.. 11 5 .688 the Masters was the Junior

VP 18 "A" _....-.... 11 5. .688 Veterans competition, limited to
Braves home games for 60 Fearon 109 ..._.?..... 12 8 .600
cents, in or out of uniform. VA 44 "A" __.. 9 7 .563 tr men 35-40 years of age.

Communications '. 61 51 .53& Sam Gorsline and Cal Karrh

PlannedAn YAP 62 "A" _._--.p 12 12 .500 ff7 of Jax Navy advanced to the
Summer '
Bowling YAP 62 "c" 8 8 .500VW4 7
semi-finals of
the
invitation is extended to "D" ......._._... 41 51 .455 } 2efi doubles before
all interested 'Civilian personnelto Disbursing _.._.....__ 7 9 ..438VW4"A" losing to Jack Staton and Don
,5 7 .417 Shoop, 6-4, 6-4.
join the NAS Mixed Summer 8 12 .400 NO JACK NEEDED-Many folks believe John Wareing,

Bowling League.A Dispensary Hospital "A" .._._.. 9 12 .400 (right) a Navy chief physical education instructor at NAS Karrh, veteran racquetwielderand
is scheduled for FAETU "B" _..__ 8 12 .400 Oceana Va., Is the strongest man in the Navy. H. helps his Jax Navy tennis coach,

meeting Photo Lab ............_-.. 6 10 .375 cause by lifting the rear of the cat above with his powerful moved into the finals of Junior
| April 28 at the Bowl-O-Matic Oak Leaves _' 5 11 .313 legs. He has hauled fully-loaded pick-up trucks with his teeth Vets singles play before
bowingto
I Lanes in Cedar Hills at 1900 to NAS Personnel _..... 6 14 .300 and has held back a fully-accelerated automobile with his back

elect officers and set up teams. WAVES ......... ._ ,--a 3 17 .1.50 and legs. Staton, 2-6, 11-9 and 64.i .



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Schedule of Special Services Activities and Facilities April 23--29

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MOVIES Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday

HAS Bldg 81Z 1800-2000 1900 Only 1800-2000 1400-2000 1800-2000 1800-2000 1900 Only
The Spider Battle Hymn Tammy and Faith of a From the Earth Duel at In-Between Age
the BaChelor\ Fugitive To the Moon Apache Wells

NATl'Center Bldg. 563 1900 Only 1900 Only 1400-1900 ,.- 1400-1900 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only
Run Silent-Deep The Spider Battle Hymn ,Tammy-Bachelor Faith-Fugitive Earth to Moon Apache Wells

Hospital 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only
Revolt-Big House Run Silent-Deep The Spider Battle Hymn Tammy -Bachelor Faith-fugItive Earth to MoonLIBRARIES



NAS, Bldg. 3 0815-2100 0815-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 0815-2100 0815-2100 0815-2100

NATTCenter, Bldg. 563 30-2100 0930-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 0930-2100 0930-2100 093G-2100

? Hospital 0800-1600 0800-1600 closed "1300-1700 0800-1600 0800-1600 '0800-1600

LOUNGES, CLUBS' '

NAS, Bldg. 955 1000-2100 100G-21oo 1000-2100 1400-2100 Closed 1000-2100 1000-2100

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593 -
HATTCenter. Bldg
1600-2200 1600-2200 1300-2300 1300-2300 1600-2200 1600-2200 16oo-22GO

Blue Jackets Inn 1630-2330 2000-2330 2000-2330 2000-2330 1630-2330 1630-2330 2000-2200
The Redcoats The Redcoats Jimmy Geiger (Bingo)

EM, HAn ntH .
I. 163G-2300 1400-2330 1400-2330. 1400-2330 1630-2300 1630-2300 163G-23oo

EM, HARTU 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 Closed Closed 1130-1300
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1630-2230 1630-2230 1630-2330 1630-2330 1630-2230

ATHLETICS .

NAS Gym Open "
0900-2100 0900-210, 1300-2100- I 1300-2100 0900-2100 0900-2100. 0900-2100

TTCenter Gym Open
1300-2100 1300-2100 1000-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100

HAS BowlIng 1100-2100OB, 1100-2100 OB 1300-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB


NATTCenter Bowling.... 1130-1300 1130-1300 1300-2200 OB 1300-2200 OB 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300
1630-1830 OB 1630-1830 OB 1630-1830 OB 1630-1830 OB 1630-1830 OB

OTHERS:

Golf Course 0830-Dark 0830-Dark 0730-Dark 0800-1800 0830-Dark 0830-Dark 0830-Dark
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Fish Camp 0800-J,2 hr.0800J,2 hr.0800J,2 hr. 0800-J,2 hr. 0800-1h hr.
Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Closed Closed
I
Hobby Shop, Bldg. 898 1400-2100 1400-2100 0900-2100 1300-2100 Closed Closed 1400-2100

Indoor Swimming Bldg. 614 1600-2000 1130-2000 1300-2000 1200-2000 1130-2000 1130-2000 1130-2000

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SPECIAL EVENTS r 2000-2300
Crew's Dance
Bldg. 563
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i Adus Needed To Carry On Employee ,
(Continued from Page 1))
Crooks, David Baggs, Peggy
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), Work Of Station Scout Units Bryan Conway; ;Council Council No.No. 3 Vernon-Lorenzo

1 Leadership abilities have become important aspects of McKinnon, Raymond Baxter;
I military roles4hroughout the world. Like the military, Scouting Council No. 5-Thomas Jenkins;
,I, ,offers a leadership program to the boy of eight on : $ Council No. 6-Edward Wright,
through'his high school days. benefit of and iJ : Freddie Collins.
training
leadership
i In 1903, only one lad in 25 had Choice for Public Works coun-
the opportunity to indulge in say, "O.K. : cil seats were: Council No. 1-
And go along with him to the _
this program. One boy in threeis L Hugh Hays, M. L. Dickinson,
in the, Scouting program meeting. :_ Paul Crowther; Council No. 2-
throughout the country today. Pack 131 has a regular monthly Johnnie Leavins, O. J. Gamble,
OPENINGS are available for meeting scheduled tomorrow 4 W. O. Thomas; Council No. 3-
boys in the three NAS Jax-spon- (Friday) at 1900 in Building 802. : .. : T. E. Young, C. C. Harlan, Lewis
sored Scout units, Pack, Troop Troop 131 meets every Wed- Gill; 'Council No. 4-Frances
and Post 131. nesday at 1900 In Building 802. Cherry, Bill Richards, W. Rob-
Especially'needed, though, are Comdr. J. D. Mullins is Institutional bins.
adults who desire to work in the Representative for the Y _' ;> Security Department council
ii Scouting program to afford more Station's units.Cubmaster members elected were Matthew
youngsters a chance to become of Pack 131 is Bar- Grundig and Gordon Vail, while

Scouts. ney Price, YNC, of Fasron ,Six representing Comptroller Depart-
Men are needed to help carryon while William Hornsby, HM1 of ment will be Betty Jo Barthlowand
work of the three units. Thereare the Hospital is Scoutmaster of Margaret Reynolds.
also vacancies for womento Troop 131. ELECTED to the Civilian Employees' -
servers den mothers in Pack The Station's units are in Musk- of three Food Service Board
131. FATHERS TO RESCUE Fathers of Girl Scouts
... ogee Scout District, one of four Station-sponsored troops recently volunteered to paint the Scout were Bryan Cornwall, 0 &R;
CUB SCOUTING is a family Jacksonville districts, and about hut and restore furniture there. Doing some painting are, left Ernest Newberg, Public Works;
project designed to train of eight11 one-third of Muskogee is com- to right, (standing) Lcdr. Bernard Chap, Lcdr. J.E. Davis, Comdr. Gordon King, Supply; William
to do his best. Boy Scouting Charles Hollingshead and Comdr. Newton Foss. Seated, Capt. Miscellaneous
of with service Hayden, Group.
encompasses ages 11-14 and has i posed persons con- John Feder, Capt. Sam Horton and Capt. Kenneth Wheeler., Girl
nections. Appointed to the Food Board
Scouts are Elizabeth Feder and Nannette Chap;
an ultimate aim for the boy of i were Harry Jarrard, 0& R; Don
becoming Eagle. Moran, Security, and Ray For-
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Fliers Record Second Joins Fleet
Skipjack Navy's
Explorer Scouting, newly re- rest, Supply.
vamped this year, is the leader- Varsity Softball VictoryThe the
Representing employees on
Groton, Conn. (AFPS) The
ship program for older Scouts. Jax Navy Fliers notcheda nuclear poweredsubmarine Skip Corp: Electric Boat Division here. Civilian Employee Recreationand
When your boy asks, "Can I bea second 'win into its City Soft- which shattered all previous Commander William W. Welfare Association will be
jack, -
Cub Scout?" give him the ball League holster' last week by submarine speed records I Behrens Jr., assumed commandas Gene Neal and J. M. Lamb,

trimming Crystal Glass, 4-3, at during her builder's trials, was the Skipjack's first commanding o &R; Sammy Whittington, Pub-
Last Tracker Lackawanna Park. commissioned here April 15. officer. lic Works; Frank Wood, Supply,
((Continued from Page 1)) Timely hitting from Flier bats- Principal address at the com- and Joe Cibulski, Miscellaneous.Chosen .
Equipped to fly in any kind of men provided Ray Valenzuelawith Displacing 2,830 tons, the 252- missioning ceremony was delivered for Board of Trustees,
weather, the S2F can carry a the pitching win. foot long Skipjack is the first nuclear by Adm. James S. Rus- Employees' Mutual Death Benefit'
mean load of explosives in its powered sub to have a sell, Vice Chief of Naval Opera- Society, were Charles Hart and
bomb-bay, including depth bombs Everyone can give pleasure in blimp-shaped hull. The sixth tions and the boat was acceptedfor Bryan Cornwall, 0 &R; Walker
and torpedoes. Under its wingsit some way. One person may do it atom-driven vessel to be com- the Navy by Rear ,Adm. Crevasse, Public Works; English
packs rockets and depth by coming into a room, and another missioned into the Navy, she was Chester C. Wood, Commandant, Hilton, Supply, and Rubye Piper,
charges. by going out. built by the General Dynamics Third Naval District. Miscellaneous.