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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: April 30, 1959
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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Navy Relief Starts Funds Call Monday




All Naval personnel, and otherwise, in times of need, per- Contributions will mainly be conducted through medium of

their civilian friends, are be- sonnel of the Navy and Marine solicited from military personnel, key men. Contributions, to be

ing called on to support the Coprs and their dependents, the but civilian personnel and made via the envelope system,
Navy Relief Society in its annual Navy Relief Society "looks to friends of the Navy can donateif can be made in cash or check.
appeal for contributions its own to help its own." they so desire. Commands participating in the

during the period May 4 to An overall goal of $30,000, or THE NAVY Relief Drive will local drive are Fleet Air Jack-

June 6.THE $5000 more than last year, has be operated as all other cam- sonville NAS Jax, NATTCenter,
NAVY'S own organization been set for activities benefitingfrom paigns within the Federal estab- Fleet Air Wing Eleven, NAS
to assist, financially and the Jacksonville branch. lishment. Solicitations will be (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 1)) : ,
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Vol. 17 No. 5 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 30 April 1959

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Lacking ForJ PROMOTEES :f: ,:y: tt'.t ;

NUMBER 11 ': ;::/* :
NX Facilities : ;; '

: Eleven NAS Jax chiefs and r4:I".t, .l
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The Jacksonville area is cer- ? ; '
ro first class petty officers are listed /;
: it
tainly not lacking in Navy Ex- ': { t iI Tt" :
for advancement to E-7 and officers -
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change and Commissary Store : :'
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I 'J' > ranks in the first release : :'-> :f. :
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facilities and services for Naval > "' ik:::' '

personnel and their families. \ of be some made 6200 between Navy May promotionsto 16 and &,.' ,,:....."J'" *'":'J" ':ry ( ; ll j.'

That was the consensus of February 26, 1960. : W ,, "'i ,d}j::
opinion of the high ranking Navy h. Stanley Sumara, AOC, of t Vj. ';""V: 'i4

Ship's Store Advisory Committee :.. Overhaul and Repair Depart- ,
which concluded its two-day : '. ment, has been selected LDO.
conference aboard the Station He will take indoctrination

Wednesday.IN training at Newport, RI, and receive f (:
FACT, the services providedby his commission early next .wnWW9xA4, }rarkvw .ti..1Y
OPENS CAMPAIGN '- "No-
the Commissary Stores and
year. economic
thing in the whole
Navy Exchanges in the area are Appointed Warrant Officer was structure of the U.S. is more
as good can be found anywhere, Charles Player, SHCS, of the important for final benefit of
. it was pointed out by the visiting Commissary Store staff. our ,country than this Sayings
ITS'S OFFICIAL :NOW=Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr.. (left) commanding Bond ," said Rear Adm.
program
,group. officer of NAS Jax, officially proclaims the Initiationof Operations Department per- Kenneth Craig, ComFair Jax
The committee, headed by Cecil Weathezvision In the Jacksonville area. Speaking over a three sonnel listed as going up to chief and ComNab Six, in address last ,
P. Milne, Assistant Secretaryof way hook-up with NAS Cecil Field and NAAS Mayport, Capt. include: S. Yarbrough, DCCA; H. Friday opening Bond drive here.
the Navy for Material, con- Parish set into operation the largest Navy-operated Weathervision Reo, AMCA, and Keith Fair-
system in the country. Looking on during the important
centrated on a session of busi- moment Monday Is Comdr. James Mullins NAS Jax Weather child, ACCA.
ness Wednesday after devoting Service Officer. Supply- Department promotions Rally OpensAnnualBond
Tuesday to touring various fa- include Jack Chilson, CSCA;
citilities at NAS and at NAAS John Cashion, CSCA; Gerald
Mayport Televised Weather Service Sasser, AKCA, and J. R 0 a k,

Constituted of prominent civil- CSCA.
ian executives in the fields of Thomas Bangston, ICCA, Com-
Official At NAS JaxThe
Now munications, and Charles Mes-
retailing, banking, managementand
Here
simer, ADCA, O & R, will also Drive
education in addition
to country's largest military Weathervision installationwas advance to grade E-7.
several Navy officers, the Navy officially placed into operation at NAS Jax Monday after- pay Naval activities in the Jacksonville
Ship's Store Advisory Committee noon as the Station's commanding officer, Capt. Elliott W. CPO promotions will be madein area have launched

is one of the few of its kind Parish Jr., joined commanding officers of NAS Cecil Field five groups beginning May 16, an all-out effort to increasethe 1
in the Department of Defense. the weather data and warrant officers appointed
and NAAS Mavoort in acclaiming: new purchase of U.S. Savings
IT ACTS in a capacity similarto transmitting ouilet.Weathervislon I (Please turn to Page 8, Col 5) Bonds among military! and!

that of a board of directors ina closed circuit civilian personnel through the

large corporation and makes system 'for televising weather Payroll Savings ''Plan.

recommendations to {the assistant conditions, was installed in the Unit chairmen and hundredsof
secretary for review and ap- NAS Jax Weather Office at Op- keymen assembled last Fridayat

propriate action. erations last week, marking sixth the Mainside Theatre for official -

Members of the committee installation of its type for the kickoff of the annual drive

making the tour, in addition to Navy. which will begin Friday and continue -
Assistant Secretary Milne, were I THE SYSTEM is hooked up y through May. Rear Adm.
Raymond Fogler, former Assist-I with 11 units in the Jackson- Kenneth Craig, Commander Fleet
ant Secretary of the Navy (Ma- ville Navy complex including six Air Jacksonville and Commander

terial) ; H. Spottswood White, units at NAS Jax, four at Cecil Naval Air i Bases Sixth Naval

Kuhn, Loeb & Co.; Rear Adm. Field and one at Mayport.The District, delivered the principal
(Please turn to Page 2, Col. 3)) 11 units are ComFairJax, T t e address. .
ComFAW-11, NAAS Mayport,
MESSAGE to the ,
IN HIS group
Fasron Six, VP-18, VA-176, CAG-
CECIL CAN BE 3, VF-174, VA-106, VF-13 and t Admiral Craig emphasized im-
NAS Cecil Field Operations. A \ portance of the Savings Bond
#
CALLED strive for in
DIRECTA Weathervision receiver is now program. "We peace
this world. Peace costs money-
new era in communIca- being installed at VF-4.
tions has hit the Naval Air Each unit is equipped with a money for many different things.
We must continue our industrial
Station with the installationof
24 inch TV receiver, on whichto
might, keep our military strengthup
a direct dial system to NAS view weather charts, maps,
and maintain our
to date
Cecil Field.
and other
radarscope pictures
The new setup was put into visual material transmitted from economic stability."All .

effect about three weeks ago TV cameras and other devices of these can be done, butt

and was in the planning stage installed at the Weather Office. takes money-money saved by

for over a year. THROUGH THE aid of Weath individuals. When we do our savings
To call direct to Cecil Field, 4w-
dial the numbers "89," then ervision, pilots no longer have to in Savings Bonds we aremaking
spend valuable time with tripsto
the extension desired. No dial a very direct Investmentin
the weather room, but can, instead -
tone will be heard after the travel ,tN': "'_ .__ _" ", ,._< acquire complete
"89" is dialed. weather briefing in their own SAVES MONEY, MAKES SAME These small metal said.
Cecil Field extension num- gadgets may not appear significant, but they save hundreds' of in the
bers can be secured by dialing ready room. dollars. The pair of blocks assist in preventing chipping teeth on Noting local participation
Behind the Weathervision con- transmission gears of the HOK helicopter during assembly Payroll Savings Plan the Admiral
89" then "O. The same direct sole at the Weather Office a NAS Jax O&R. Demonstrating the money-saying adapter' is commented, "Figures of partici-
line system is in use from Ce- Charles McDaniel, of O&R Process Division who submitted his pation of personnel within the
cil to NAS Jax., forecaster is, on duty 24 hours a idea in the form of a beneficial suggestion and received in., "
(Please turn to Page 8, Col.2)) centive cash award. (Please turn to Page 8, CoL 5))'



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J1I Kmwi Higher Basic Room Allowance I



.u lacbolln1IIe Possibility For BC-BS Members

Capt. Elliott W. Parish. Jr. .......... Officer - -- -
Capt Crayiton H. Weber................................................ .................. Commanding... Executive OfficerCommander f
NAB' 81x Fleet A** Jacksonville Civilian of NAS Jax Blue Cross-Blue Shield-
Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig ....._.._..._...._..............._.._._..................... employees individual subscriber premium
Capt George R. Luker .........-.-......._...................__..._. Chief of Staff FalrJwt hospital medical-surgical group plan are being requested to 20 cents month.
Capt Macpbenon WUJiami ...Fleet...........Alt.........Wing............Eleven..................... Chief of Staff. NAB. SixCommander indicate their choice for higher basic room allowance, it has I per

Capt Donald 1:. Macintosh _,__..........._..................'...............................-..... been announced bv Industrial Relations Department.The OF COURSE, considering the
Capt Charles I.. Lambing ........_...........?................? chief Staff Officer Cross average hospital stay of five

Capt Charles L. Moore Naval Jr. Air...-..Technical............_......Training,,.................Center............ Commanding Officer present Blue for only hospital a- Change to the nine dollar-a- days, the additional two dollars
Comdr. Wilfred.E.: neahman _-..................?........................................ Executive Officer contract provides day basic room allowance will room allowance more than offsets -
Naval HotpUal basic room
Capt Alton C. Abernethy -......_-.................................................... Commanding Officer seven ,doHar-a-day increase family coverage pre- additional premium cost
Capt. John O. Feder ...........s..........-........................................................ Executive Officer allowance. mium 50, cents per month andWriter's

Capt Norman -.. Anderson -.._.-....?.WAHTTT...? .;................................... Commanding Officer WHILE original intent of Blue Recent survey of hospital rooms
Comdr. William E. Hardy ....??_?........................... ....................... Executive Officer Cross was to provide a contractto available reveals that very few

Printed commercially with non-approplaUd fund in Jacksonville, Florida cover at least 75 percent of League ward rooms are available on.a
at no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVEXOS P-afi the basic hospital charges, recent nine dollar-a-day basis. The
Err. July 1(98. Distributed free of charm to military and civilian personnel
of Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station Naval Air Technical Training ''increases in hospital care Contest Open To study also reveals that in the
Naval Center Hospital, fleet Air Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training. Unit and the U. S. have nullified this aim. Jacksonville area the minimum

Service Information Officer ........................ Comdr. Lewis FJ Kellerman For this reason it appears evident room rate for semi-private accommodations -
Assistant Service Information Officer -.................. Andrew H. Planey Service PersonsAmateur
Editor-Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters-Bill Weekes, J03: Alba Paterson: the minimum basic room is 13 dollars.
Ron Davis, AN; Gene Hagan. JOSA. Staff Photographer-Joseph O'Brien. PHJ. allowance Blue Cross will offer short-short story
The Jax Air I News is a member of toe Armed Forces Press Service. For this reason while it is intended -
Material appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit la will be nine dollars a day which: writers have a chance to win 50
given. Photographs, unless otherwise credited are official U. S. Navy to change the basic Station -
graphs. will result in an automatic dollars, life membership in the

extensions Editorial 81M.offices 850: located m or HI.in Room 130. Main Administration Bufltflng.I"boto-j change in the Station group plan.I Armed Forces Writer's Leagueand room plan allowance to nine, members dollars-a-day will:

certificate of merit.A .
.......' ... .. be afforded opportunity to indicate -
Total Of Vets I short-short story contest, I desires for higher coverage -
open to all amateurs who are
when they submit their
U. S. citizens or members of the
In First regular monthly premiums in
Drop i armed forces, is'being sponsoredby May.

the Writer's League, a non- i
Since WWII profit organization established to RECOMMENDATIONS are being -

mutually benefit writers in the made for a minimum planof
The number of veterans in armed services. 11 dollars-a-day which will

civilian life is dropping consis- : Each entry is not to exceed increase the family coverage

tently for the first time since k1 1,500 words and may be writtenon contract one dollar per month

WWII the Veterans Administration : any subject. In addition to and the individual subscriber

reports. 4b the first prize, a 25 dollar second contract 40 cents per month.

The figure reached an alMhne : ;\ *V 'ij d prize, 15 dollar third prize, 10 Considerable attention has been

high last March with a total of dollar four.th prize and several given to a health insurance program -

22735000. Up to then, the number meritorious certificates will be for Federal employees,

of servicemen becoming vet- awarded* many of the plans being presented -

erans in an average month exceeded Entries must be submitted to providing for a share in

the number of veterans of the contest chairman of a local cost of premium between the

all wars who died each month or I t branch of the League on or be- Government and. the employee.

returned to active duty. fore July 31. All entries' will be I i For this reason, while 85 percent

But after March the total ,.* judged on the local level. of Blue Cross subscribersin

veteran population d r o p p e d 'Le t 4 ( v ? Winning manuscript of each the state have already converted -

steadily through a six-month ; 1 -t ? branch contest will be submittedto to the minimum nine
period until by Sept. 30 it stoodat l ', national
t& headquarters as an dollar-a-day plan, no action was
_i ___ ___ .
22,723,000.The $ '_ 'n.. 'nn'nmm.n.n entry in the national contest. taken to convert the local Station -

decrease of 12,000 strongly BOWING OUT Chief petty officers Rudolph Mick (center Detailed information is avail- group. 4

indicated to VA officials that ) and William Reynolds receive congratulations from Comdr.A. able from national headquarters, HOWEVER in view of recent
C. Cason, commanding officer of Patrol Squadron 5, as they
after 19 of increase the 329 Mt. Vernon Ave., Alexandria,
years which indicates that
prepare to leave the Navy after more than 20 years active duty. publicity
number is on a downward trend Comc Cason is also admiring watches the retiring chiefs re Va., or from the nearest local the health insurance program

and, barring another war, should ceived as gifts of appreciation from fellow VP.5 chiefs. branch, Route 4, Box 750E, Tam- may not receive favorable consideration -

continue to drop without inter- pa, Fla. prior to next year,

ruption.A Two Veteran Chiefs Retire it k is considered advisable to con-
breakdown of the Sept. 30 vert present contracts to provide

total shows 4,463,000 veterans of Naval for subscribers.
Courtesy greater coverage
Korea alone 15,274,000 of WWII :
;
; From Patrol Squadron FiveWilliam Employees are being urged to
2,852,000 of WWI, and 134,000 of''
serious consideration -
the Spanish-American War, various I Short CourseWhat give this matter indicate their
and to
Indian wars and the regular; Reynolds, AOC, and Rudolph Mick, ADC, were is procedure for salutes when

establishment I detached from: Patrol" Squadron 5, April 21, during: a cere- when boats are lying at landings, choice they submit for room their payment coverage during 1
Ages of the nation's mony at morning quarters.
veterans
experience to the squadron's accomodation ladders or boat May. Cards for recording their
in civilian life range from more I Comdr. A.C. Cason, VP-5 com- successful completion of ASW booms? desires will be provided at each

than 100 years for the lone surviving manding officer, commended both missions. Men seated in boats having of the collection points.
Confederate veteran to an chiefs for outstanding records
MICK ENTERED the Navy in no officer, petty officer or acting
average of 27-plus for attained during their Naval i
ca-
Korea years July 1938 and has served primarily petty officer in charge rise and Two dbcuments that have con-
veterans with no WWII
reers.
service. (AFPS). in patrol aviation. He reported salute all officers passing near. tributed heavily to our govern-
REYNOLDS has served on active -
to VP-5 in May 1958, and When an officer, PO or acting ment are Forms 1040 and 1040A.
and six
for 21
duty years --
was assigned
to
the
squadron'sengine PO is
in
charge of boat he
a ,
BRAVO! months with various carrier air maintenance division. -
alone renders the salute.
groups and patrol squadrons. He I
Good news for military per- reported to VP-5 in January The division was commended
sonnel! earlier this month for providing REVENGEA

Today (Thursday) is pay day. 1958.As 100 percent aircraft availability mechanic cut his hand anda

'Nuff said. Stragglers, inciden- an armament chief, he con- for the annual Operational day or two later it became infected JlI .

tally, will get paid tomorrow. tributed many years of technical Readiness Inspection.Both and badly swollen.A '

men will be released
doctor examined the

I Do Services Give Proper: from active duty on May 5. member has and become explained contaminatedwith "The ailing incision -


Publicity On Benefits? 'Jax Area' streptobacillus, causing a
precipitation of the
(Continued from Page) erocytes, but
the' condition
J. W. Boundy, Chief, Bureau of can be materially PEACE
The military service careeris He charged the reason that alleviated by frequent submer-
Supplies and
the most profitable and secure there are less volunteers than Accounts; Rear. sion in magnesium sulphate solu-

job that any young man there are to the fact that the Adm. A. E. Loomis, Deputy and tion." And the doctor's

could find who has not gone services do no give proper Assistant Chief of Naval Per- ten dollars.A chargewas COSTS MONEY

to college.So publicity to servicemen's sonnel: Rear Adm. J. L. Herlihy,

says Rep. Paul J. Kilday, benefits. Kilday also said that Inspector General, Supply Corps few days later the garageman's Mora than 100 billion dollars
assistant
leading Congressional experton slightly\ informed congressmen Pacific Coast; and a host of front "Your yelled from out worth of U. a Savings BondS
other doctor's
Navy officers. out herewith
military personnel matters make the service sound worse have been issued since May,
a flat tire.
What shall "
and No. 2 man on the Armed than it is and hence discour- I do? 1941.This makes them the most

Services Committee. age potential volunteers. Beatnik (walking down street "Diagnose it as an absence of widely held investment in his

Kilday refuted statements Kilday praised the servicesas with girl-friend and hearing fire fiatulency of the perimeter, by tory. More dollars are invested

made by other congressmen guaranteeing a recruit a trucks go by): "Listen," chickthey're the penetration of a foreign object In Bonds today than ever.

criticizing low service pay and a future and a noncontributive playing our tune. which permitted the
S S compressed -
that the draft a methodof retirement wherea
was program .BUY U. S.
Glasses can change one's per- ,atmosphere filler to hiss
appropriating cheap forced man can retire, after 20 yearsat "
sonality, especially if emptiedtoo itate, answered the mechanic
labor. age 38 with 50 per cent pay. ,
frequently. "and charge him ten bucks." SAVINGS BONDSPge


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30 April 1959 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3


Fleet Cadets ''To Aid In Emergencies


Plan Reunion I I Some 900 Involved In \



Q In PensacolaThe NAS Passive r Defense'

rare Order of Fleet Cadets
'
flies again in May when a unique (The seventh in a series on the National Plan for Survival .

e group of Navy aviators gets together and Defense in case of attack or other emengency. Just how the

s for its 21st annual reunion individual fits into the overall picture will be covered).

at NAS Pensacola. The organization in the Navy equivalent to that of Civil

Back in July 1935 they were a Defense is the Passive Defense Organization.It .
phenomenon trainees who is comprised of special teams I
Force Six. Commandant -
s Passive Defense
formed the nucleus of today'sNaval which include: medical, fire t
1 6ND Is the PDF 6 Com-
Aviation Cadet fighting, ground survey and
\ program. mander. PD Groups in 6ND are
.. Their status had just been !'k' si atomic decontamination, survivor identified as PDG 6.1, PDG 6.2,
welfare supply transportation,
. ,
sanctioned
.
by Congress. Their i c t )s s t ij etc. PDG 6.3 is the North Florida
security ordnance disposal, engineering -
rank was new, and
no procedureswere
\ Group.
available for their training. k in the case, communications of air stations ,aerial and THE EXISTENCE of PDF 6 and
Everything had to Ik
the ground begin from survey groups. PD Forces of other Naval Dis-

up. I t THE NAS Jax organization is tricts ensure the continuity of

The first 20 cadet classes were _______ ___ _ composed of. some 900 persons Naval shore establishments func-
known as fleet cadets. They were 'j: including officers enlisted and tions during times of emergency.

on fleet service _ _
while .
l earning : : :s it. abt civilian employees. All are spe- Though PD teams and ele-
their wings unlike later cadets MAINSIDE GALLEY SPRUCING UP Attractive room cialists in their respective jobs. ments must meet required stand-
who received their commissions dividers replacing antiquated partitions separating dining areas
of chiefs first class and Waves, have been installed at the Main. This organization is equipped ards of personnel, equipment,
first.Today side Mess Hall. Shown pulling In artificial foliage are, foreground to cope not only with recovery and training, it is essential that
the group lists some 1200 (left to right) Kelly LeBlanc, Milton Bradshaw and Paul from the effects of an atomic attack PD plans be flexible. It is im-
members scattered'all over the Busko, all airmen. but from natural disastersas possible to anticipate each spe-

globe in all walks, of life. Manyare "., well. cific emergency prior to its occurrence -
senior officers in the Navy : : .If the PD organization is to and impractical to pre-

and Marine Corps. .: operate efficiently it must havea pare detailed plans for every

The 1959 reunion on May 23-24 plan. PD Plans are Navy Plans conceivable emergency.

will be held at Martines a Pen- for coping with all types of do- Emergency recovery elementsof

sacola landmark owned by Jim- mestic emergencies, includingcivil any PD organization are but apart
my Marx himself a former fleet defense. of a larger' organization.They .

cadet. (AFPS). THE OVERALL Navy plan is may be utilized in any area

the Naval Passive Defense Re- and for. that reason standardization -
covery Plan (NPRP) issued by is essential.:

Powerful XRaysTo the Chief of Naval Operations For example, if the PDF 6

It supports the current Navy Commander required various

Examine Fuel Strategic Plan and the Basic commands in 6ND to send ABC

Navy Establishment Plan. certain disasterarea
I elements to a
For Navy Missile Supporting PD plans based on he would know that what-

NPRP, are prepared by all levelsof ever their parent location sand-
Washington (AFPS-A 25 mil- command. Each plan is based ard teams whould be sent.
lion volt betatron will be used upon and integrated with the

this summer by the Allegany next higher plan. Collectively, 1M-- ".. .::. .- '
-
Ballistics Laboratory Cumberland they comprise a master plan for .... 'T :':-..:J -
....:;.) "'
I Md., for X-ray examination the Naval establishment. .
,I of solid propellants being :.... -... ,,!. _.
pro- Standardization of the PD Or
duced for the Navy's Polaris ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL
ganization is desirable and ne
missile Department of Defense Sunday, May 3, 1959
if
cessary they are to accomplishthe
officials have announced. ; 0930-Sunday School, Building
objective of mutual assist
While the betatron is an accepted ance between the armed services 722, three-year-olds through
tool for industrial medi- and civil defense authentic. adults; Divine Worship, com-

cal and research use, this will be IN ACCORDANCE with OP- munion consecrated by Chaplain

the first application of the deviceto NAV Inst. 3440.6, and insofar as Reagan.
1100-Service of Divine Wor-
the missile field. Ri3 r s mission, location, facilities, per-
communion consecrated by
X-rays will pass through the sonnel and equipment permit, ship,
Prickett assisted by
Chaplain ,
propellant and fall on a film Naval shore establishments have
] Alexander.
behind to create an image of organized PD Elements consist- Chaplain
the section, providing a rapid ing of standard teams. 1830 Teen-Age Fellowship, ,
I method of assuring optimum PD plans fulfill the responsibility Small Chapel; Senior Hi FellowI I

Ii I quality of fuel blocks. w-. __.....:x.4sC".{A.rn1n4-',ifs.":HFCSY,_.:.,. ,.....,::.,.........;<._mm n_ 'A9AlM of commands, define clear- ship 1930, Building- United 722.Fellowship of
Exposure through an eight- FACE' LIFTING Mounted photo murals are helping to ly lines or scope of authority, Protestants, Building 722.
inch section of steel with the 25 provide atmosphere at the redecorated Mainside Mess Hall, along and fix responsibility for action. ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL
million volt betatron takes only with such improvements as window valences new dining tables They have been developed to
i 1% minutes while 20 minutes is and a colorful paint job. Jerry Kean, ADRAA, (back to camera) set up a ready force and to reduce Sunday, May 3, 1959
( assists civilian contractors in hanging one of the new murals. the time of action in eventof 0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass.
required with a 2 million volt ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL

X-ray machine. Big Navy 'Copter Called/ enemyinduced.The disaster, whether. natural. or (Naval Hospital)

Using a cobalt source of 50 total PD efforts of the Sunday, May 3, 1959
curies strength, the 0630 Catholic Mass.0930Protestant .
exposure -
Potent Anti-Sub WeaponThe Sixth Naval District is known as
would take nearly two days. Time Divine Serv-
...
savings for examining thick Navy's turbine powered The man who gives in when ice.

sections of Polaris fuel would be Sikorsky helicopter (HSS-2)),the by the automatic turning of the he's right is weak, spineless and

comparable. world's lagest amphibious big rotor blades. probably married.

whirlybird,proved its capabilitiesin They also flew the machine
a test flight recently. sideways, backwards and in ver- t

ScoutingVA44 I Vice Adm. Robert B. Pirie, tical circles like a ferris wheel. Backward NwY .

deputy Chief of Naval Operations The HSS-2 is the first Navy prwt 1i

for Air said the craft whenit helicopter capable of operatingin Glances .

The Hornets would like to wel- joins the fleet early in 1961, all kinds of weather, day and Bits of particles from dusty

come the following replacement will be an extremely potent anti- night. (AFPS). pages. of the Jax Air News.

pilots for training: Lt. Charles submarine weapon. Much 12, 1951

Cook, Ensign John Hebbe, Lt. Almost the size of a bus, the E-7 Wives Planning Airman Preparatory School assembled -

(jg) Clyde Jones, Lt. (jg) Darryl win-engined, single rotor craft Crazy Hat CoffeeE7 for first classes at '
with 175 enlistedmen
Wright. accomplished all the maneuversof NATTCenter
Wives Club is scheduledto
Good byes were said to the conventional helicoptersfaster and Waves as students.
following officers who have departed and better-and then inventeda hold a (Crazy Hat Coffee Partyat The school, designed to teach
the CPO Club, May 5 at 1000.
the Hornets' Nest for a few new tactics of its own. fundamentals of air technical
Prizes for funniest and most
Med cruise: Ensign Tom Burke, Sikorsky test pilots flew the awarded. training to airmen apprenticesjust
original hat will be
Ensign Meredith Patrick, Lt. giant craft past 400 observers at out of boot camp, operatedfor
(jg) Ed Wingerter Jr., and En- 120' m.ph. with one engine out Luncheon at fifty cents will eight weeks, and was expected -

sign Don Roggs.Psychologists and climbed on the same single be available for guests and mem- to have a weekly input of 485

engine at 1,500 feet a minute.To bers. Reservations for the party, within a month.
the craft could land Aviation Ordnance and Aviation
say no person prove -
.
which will be hosted by Mrs.C.
should keep too much to himself. safely with no power, the pilots Storekeeper Schools began
After this month, we're sure the shut the engines off and deposited Richards and Mrs. D. Campbell the previous week, though oper- .'41"

Internal Revenue Service is of the helicopter gently on can be made by callingSP I ating on a smaller input than "And do you intend to make

the same opinion. water, their descent slowed only 1-0687. : airman prep school. the Navy a career?"



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"Births at the Naval Hospital: Cartoon EntryCartoons

April 3 girl to Paul Beal, gti \i: by the hundreds, run-

DTI, and Mrs. Beal. ning the gamut from subtle to

April 4 girl to Paul Beal, slapstick, flooded BuPers mailIn
concluded All-
the recently
DTI, and Mrs. Beal.
Navy Cartoon Contest with the
April 6 boy, Billy Joe, to )r ,tr j 4 4A \ q entry of Joseph Melvin pickedas
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Maurice Stephens, ADJ3, and -L the finest of the crop.
_
Mrs. Stephens; boy, Mark Ver- ... 4 The hospital corpsman first

non to Lt (jg) and Mrs. Robert i class sent in a single-panel

Rice; boy,Jeffrey Wendell,to John { drawing showing a young ensign
seated at a desk.
Webster, DCS, and Mrs. Webster; I
behind him is
Standing a
boy, Scott Bruce Jr., to Scott .
somewhat grizzled chief petty
Sutherland, AD2, and Mrs. ,
:" ,,
-.r? .., officer displaying a coat sleeve-
Sutherland boy Jude : .
; Gregory .'. "
to Lt (jg) and Mrs. George ::: .:a ". } 3:$<$tit ;Ati yy tS full of "hash marks.

Lawniczak; girl, Toni Maria, to 1, t : c. 'A The ensign is addressing the

Jerry Smith, AM3, and Mrs. / id. J\ .. .salty veteran:
Smith; boy, Jeffery Thomas, to NEW SLATE OF OFFICERS:' New officers hare been installed "During the COs absence, I'd
Jerry Bagley, EN2, and Mrs. at Mar-Nav Toastmasters Club No. 2280. Taking reins appreciate having the'men referto
Bagley; boy, David Ramey, to Sojourners/ To are, left to right Riley Collins, secretary: Jim Wood educational me as "The Old Man."
Paul Underwood, president: Russ Smith, treasurer -
Lt Jg j ) and Mrs. Das- vice-president
George Melvin, attached to the Naval
: Ed Wright, administrative vice-president, and Bob King,
comb III, and boy, Clifford Hear BankerThe sergeant-at-arms. Mar-Nary Club No. 2280 is one of four Nary- Reserve Training Center in
Michael, to Clifford Schriver, regular monthly dinner affiliated Toastmasters Clubs in the area. Brooklyn, is seeing his prize-

April 7 girl, Cinde Lynn, to meeting of Northeast Florida winner published in the latest

Victor Cieplinski, AD2, and Mrs. Chapter National. Sojourners 'Real Income' Down issue of All Hands Magazine.The .
Cieplinski, and girl, Cheryl Lynn, is slated to be held -Wednesday first five finishers received -

.to Charles .Donaldson, GM2, and May 6, at 1830 at the All-Navy Trophies, while
Mrs. Donaldson. NAS Jax "O" Club. For Service FamilyThe the next 15 garnered honorable

,April 8 boy, Donald Joseph, Guest speaker will be 'mention awards.
to Darrel Lynch, AMI, and Mrs.' Joseph Riggs of one of Jack- rising cost of living and trim in fringe benefits has
Lynch; girl Debra Dfanne{ ; to I sonville's leading 'banking in- puta low value on actual take-home pay of today's serviceman. One reason why romance last

Staney Parish, AN, and Mrs. stitutions., despite the recent pay act.Ths ed longer in the old days was
Parish; boy, Mark Robert, to Sojourners are urged to fact-is pointed up' l in a and that a wife looked about the
Raymond Conkin, TD3, and Mrs. make reservations for the story that appeared in the Army- Rep. Paul Kilday (D-Tex.) same after she washed her face.
Sen. John Stennis (D-Miss.) are .
Conklin; boy, William Harold, to meeting promptly with Capt. Navy-Air Force Register. And consider further *
Floyd Strader, BM3, and Mrs. Macy G. Martin, at extension the outlook for future pay increases reluctant to in the mili- Employee: "May I have the
Strader; boy, Steve Kirby, to 346. for the military is not costly improvements scale so afternoon off to go shopping with
tary pay soon. "
William Coggins, ADS, and' Mrs. good. my wife?
Coggins; girl, Debra Lynn, to SOME THINGS .t he serviceman Here is what happened to the I Employer: "No."
SP4 and Mrs. Lee: Bradley, and New Steam Engine considers as part of his income military man's pay from 1949, Employee: "Thank you, I

girl, Velva Renee, to Tommie did not go 'up when his when the Career Compensation sirl"I
Ivey, AN, and Mrs. Ivey. Designed By NavyA pay did last year. One of theseis Act was passed, to 1957 when the I
radically designed, steam- quarters allowance. wheels started to turn on the
April 0 girl Sandra Suzette
raise.
most recent pay
to Donald Jones, GM3, and Mrs. propelled engine, which gets Fringe benefits are being whit-
Jones; boy, Kenneth Earle II, to small craft underway in less tled in value. Once the man in In the following example, the

A2/C and Mrs. Kenneth Oliver, than a minute from a cold start, uniform could afford a little inflation term "take home pay" Is the
and boy, Paul Mitchell, to Harry has been developed by Office of because he ''had it over total of basic pay and allowances,

Geraty, AMI, and Mrs. Geraty. Naval Research scientists. the civilian in the matter of less Federal income tax and in
April 10 1957, less the Social Security
boy, Raymond
I Lighter in weight and more fringe benefits. LW'A'
contribution.AN
Anthony, to Jesus Esponisa,
efficient than diesel
comparable ,
and boy, Earl II, to Al/C and turbine Hourly workers in about 26 O-4 '(major or lieutenant
gasoline or, gas power
Mrs. Earl Jackson. plants, the 200-250 horsepowersteam percent of the large companiesand I commander) with a wife, two

April 11 boy, Robert Wesley, engine i is particularly Federal civilian employees, children and 14 years of servicefor

to Gilbert Baugham, SK2, and adaptable to Navy small boats however, now top the military pay purposes had $556 cash }

Mrs. Baugham, and girl, Michelle since it has a direct drive, elimi- family m these important take, home pay in 1949. This'incre'sed -
Lynn, to Milton .Henry, SN, and nating clutch, transmission and to $622 in 1957, or 11.9 < rfi
Mrs. Henry. reverse gears. "extras. percent.But .

AprilI2-boy, Joseph AnthonayJr. THE BLEAK financial pictureis value of the take home

., to Pfc. and Mrs. Joseph Nothing modernizes a home so clouded even more by the revelation pay measured in 1955 dollars

Brenchick; girl, Sheila Faye, to completely as an ad offering it that the serviceman's decreased 4.2 per cent despitethe

Lt (jg) and Mrs. William Clause; for sale., biggest champions in Congress, cash increase.
boy, Robert Otto, to Bruce Link, Then came the raise in 1958.
.FN, and Mrs. Link; girl, Deborah
The increase in base pay amounted -
Ann, to Lyle Covey, AQB3, and to about 10 per cent for an
Mrs. Covey; boy, Peter Gary, to OBut because quarters and vRY x'' Y r
Lt. and Mrs. John Williss, and ubsistence remained the same his

baby boy, to William Shaw, take home pay went up only
SH2, and Mrs. Shaw. seven percent in 1958.

This represents a dollar increase PtKCriED PAINTER Pret-
;
Kever, Tucker Garner : -
since 1949 of 18.9 per cent, ty Pat McLaughlin gives cam-
AEA( ) School Honors though purchasing power of his era her very lovely smile be-
Smart "Sparks" at NATTCenter dollars has decreased 21.5 per fore turning to spring cleaning
chores.
are Johnny Keyer; AEMAN, cent.

of Tallahassee, Fla., and Marion THE SERVICEMAN has other New Twin-Jet Carrier

Tucker, AEIAN, of Celt, Mo. new budget problems, too. Oneis Plane Contract AwardedA
They were honor graduates ,in the cut in Medicare.If .
Aviation Electrician's Mate contract totaling well over
School, Class A graduation for he's living with his family 101 million dollars has been
and elects not to use a military
class 5902 this week. awarded to Grumman Aircraft
hospital, Medicare won't pickup Engineering Corp. for a new
Both boys joined the Navy the tab for his dependents' carrier-based Navy jet attack
last July. Kever will stay in
doctor and hospital bills unlesshe plane, the A2F-1.
Jacksonville, at Cecil Field, and is able to get a permit. And
The contract has been negoti-
Tucker has been transferred to
few of these have been issued.So .
Whidbey Island, Wash. ated with incentive provisions
if the family has ay baby, which raise or lower Grumman's

Lad, looking through telescope: a \ tt a child has a tonsillectomy, or profit on the basis of the air-
"God" I any depedent has a non-urgent craft's actual overall performanceand

Friend: "Oh, go on. It ain't appendectomy this fringe bene- the contractor's control of

that .. .... ,,_ fit is not useful. costs.
powerful. I < ':k. 1:" "' V """"""'
I "LOCK UP WHEN YOU LEAVE" Says Lcdr. Wayne Designed for high and low-
Daffynishurw: Child-that small Crosier (left) Training Officer of Aviation Storekeeper School Many a man who opened a altitude operation, the A2F-I
creature that stands be-; 'ashe greets Sandy Gerlach AN. last student to enter thatNATTCenter conversation with a girl yearsago will be powered by two turbojet
halfway school prior to its moving date of July 3. AU students -
is now wondering how to engines and will be mannedby
tween an'dult and television .
'a assigned in I the future to AK (A) School will report to .
set. I Memphis Tenn. shut it'off. two persons.r. .




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F 'Hot' Spark Plugs In Reality Very Much '(old Natured' I IHas



a mechanic ever told stop-and-go driving.It A LEADING spark plug manu- mature fouling and resultant

you, in the process of an en- retains higher temperatures, facturing company states that a power loss. Too hot a plug, on

gine tune-up, "Your engine thus is able to burn off the foul- hotter plug does not give a "hot- the other hand, can cause detona-

needs a hotter spark plug?" ing deposits that tend to form on ter" spark. In fact, the "hot" cars, tion or even pre-ignition, some-

(Or maybe a "colder" one?) firing end during low speed op- such as are seen in stock car times with serious engine dam-

HE'S REFERRING to the "heat eration.A races, use a colder heat range.

range," or the ability of the plugto hot plug is sometimes a tem- It's possible to choose from as age.Automobile

: conduct heat away from its porary correction for fouling on many as eight different plugs fora owners are advisedto

firing tip. A hotter than normal older, worn-out engines in whichoil specific engine under a given consult their service stations

plug is sometimes recommendedwhen is pulled into the combustion type of operation.Too and garages for recommendationson

With TheToastmasters I a car is used mainly in chamber. cold a plug can cause pre- spark plug heat range.Classified.



ROTC AspirantsEnter

(The JAX Am NEWS i* prohibited -
All Toastmasters in the Jack-
Last
StageOf Department
by Defense
sonville area have their eyes on
listing commercial
the upcoming Sunshine District regulation from '

47 convention at the George Pre-Schqoling advertising.
Ad in this column are limited
Washington Hotel Friday and
Saturday.A More than 400 Navy and Ma- to housing for rent and sale,

rine Corps enlisted personnelhave rooms, lost and found item and
real treat in the of
way qualified in the first step miscellaneous (such as ride
education, fun for members and
for competition that leads to a wanted and stoop in duty assignment -
wives, and election of district of-
commission in the regular Naval ).
ficers is in store for members.The h
Reserve, BuPers announced this No ads are taken by phone,
hospitality desk will be open
week. all must be submitted personallyor
in the main lobby from 6 p.m.
Friday to welcome Toastmasters Under the regular Naval Re- by mail. The JAX AIR NEWS
Officers right to edit all ads.
from out of town. serve Training Corps reserves
An educational session will program, 427 enlisted personnelhave <: kny Deadline for ads each week It.

been selected to attend the Tuesday at 1200)).
begin at 9:30: a.m. Saturday with
Nava'l Preparatory School at For Rent
representatives of 55 clubs
ex- Bainbridge, Md. Furn. hse. avail. June 1 for 5
changing ideas. A new slate, of months. Located Westfield Vil-
officers will be elected duringthe Selections were based on test
minutes from NAS Jax.
lage, 10
business session beginning at scores attained by candidates who
/ 4-5247.
EV
1:30: p.m. A fun luncheon, with took the Navy College AptitudeTest Call
\i $55.00
2 Bdrm furn. garage apt.
door prizes for wives. conducted throughout the :
EV
month 1284 Cassat Ave.
and surprises is set for 12 noon. Fleet last December.The per
9-9841.
The banquet and district speech : enlisted candidates will 3 Bdrm. unfurn.. brick hse,
contest is set for 7:30: p.m. Best be ordered to the Preparatory

speakers from nine areas will School in May for academic refresher --................. Jalousied porch and garage.
RADAR WEATHERMEN Fully qualified operators of 4729 Sussex Ave.
compete for title as "best in training, described by radar weather equipment are these two aerographers attached to 4 rm apt. furn. Riverside sec-

Florida." E. K. Mcllrath, of Navy BuPers as "intensive." Final selection NAS Jax who recently concluded a course in the use of radar in tion, 962 Cherry St. $60.00 mo.
Civilian Toastmasters, will rep- within the quota of 160 making weather predictions at Chanute AFB In Illinois. The lo- EV 4-2522.
resent Area Eight of Jacksonville. allocated to fleet candidates will cal men, Ross Ellis, AG2, (rear) and Edward Valente AG1. were Lower apt.
the first two Navymen in history to attend an Air Force Meter* 2 rm apt, util furn, $45.00 per
Reservations can be made by then be made.In .
7-3178.
ological School. month. 2715 Oak St. EV
contacting Roy Sub e r 1 y, EV addition to the enlisted can- 3 bdrm unfurn hse. Kitchen

r 8-9239. didates for the NROTC program, $90.00 month. VeneUa
equipped,
processing is currently being Station AerographersReceive Terrace, SP 1-0829/5174 Admiral
Navy Civilian i Toastmastersheard conducted throughput the nationto Drive.

the dangers of overweight, select 1,388 civilian applicantsfor 1 bdrm furn hse. conv. to

future of nuclear power, Russian entry into, this Navysponsored AF SchoolingFor NAS or Cecil Field, 5934 So.
propaganda, and extent of individual -
college training program Fireston Rd.

Tuesday Toastmasters evening's participation session at at this fall. the first time in Naval training history, two Navy- 1 bdrm fur hse. 12 mi from

Karl Hellenthal's Restaurant. It is anticipated that another men, both'stationed at NAS Jax, have attended an Air Force NAS at Black Creek. $55.00 mo.
Ph. BU 2-5201.
school.
I
Max Suter effected a real interest Navy College Aptitude Test will Meterolocical Although the Navy offers ex- 3 bdrm, unfurn hse. 1862

and concern over our inclination be conducted this December to tensive training in practicallyevery As well as serving as a Basic Louvre Dr. Normandy Village.

to "eat like hogs" in obtain outstanding candidates for vocation imaginable, use of Training Command, the Illinois $125.00 mo. EV 98883.
his talk on "Obesity Junior base offers a large number of
; enrollment in the 1960 Regular radar equipment in weather pre- ) 2 bdrm apt. $35.00 mo., plus
service
Teske shook the specialized schools to Air
in his
up troops I dictions is not taught in Navy Util. Avialable May 3. 2854 Cor-
NROTC Details will be
nuclear discourse on "Another program. schools. Force personnel. inthion Ave. EV 8-4235.
aerology
1,000-Year Night;" Nor 11\a n announced by BuPers this sum- TWO MEN from the Naval The local aerographers were se- 4 rm furn apt. $60.00 mo.

Brooks exploded the theory of mer. Weather Service at Operationswho lected to attend the short course 4441 Lexington Ave. EV 90514or
,
Russian superiority via propag- attended the school at Chan- from among 19 AGs in the unit. EV 8-9806.

anda in his "Do You Believe It?", The stinging tentacles of the According to Comdr. James Mul- Two-bdrm. duplex unfurn. apt.,

while Lawton Green pointed out Man-O'-War have been knownto ute Air Force Base at Rantoul,', lins, Weather Service 'Officer for all-elec. kit. 'wall-to-wall carp.,

benefits of Toastmastering in his cause serious inuTtand even 111., were Ross Ellis, AG2, and NAS and ComFairJax, they were tile bath. $85. EV 8-9729. McClain.

talk on "Participation." death. Edward Valente, AGI. two leading career petty officers 3153 or 3147.Post St.

Toastmastering the programwas currently attached here. For Sale

Gordon King, with Bill ELLIS AND Valente departed 3 bdrm hse. 18 mo. old. near
,. .
Clearman as master evaluator. NAS Jax April 6, to begin classes NAS, 7375 Pineville Dr. EV

Individual critics were Andy the following Wednesday at 0800. 8-9068.

Planey, Dave Moomaw, Aubrey Operation and interpretation of 3 bdrm 2 bath hse. Ortega

Silvey, and Ezra Batte. Handling weather radar machines was par- Hills. 7376 Wonder Lane.

table topics was T. A. Wilkinson. ticularly stressed to the students. Equity for sale in 3 bdrm hse,

Next Tuesday's meeting will The class of seven was composedof Ortega Hills mo payments $65.00

be held at 1900 at the old edu- one Air Force officer, four Air EV 7-2097.

cation building of the Riverside- Force enlisted men,, and the two 3 bdrm hse, for sale or trade,

Presbyterian Church. Navymen. near NAS Corpus Cristi, Texas.

after 1600.Miscellaneous.
SP 1-0483
-' Although four days were spentin
MarNav Toastmasters Club 2280 : a classroom study, actual prac-
held its weekly meeting April 23 'I tice using specialized equipmentwas 200 Electronic Technicians

with Riley Collins, club secre- featured one day. needed for south Florida. Ex-

tary, acting as host. ti1 : Graduation on April 14 followed cellent starting salary. Must be

The meeting was held in the an extensive written examina- H.S. Grad. with 2 yrs Exper.

backyard of Collins' home. A tion, satisfactorily completed by Apply Fla.. State Employment

lively business session under the the two Jaxons. Service, 40 E. Bay St.

chairmanship'of Bob Gelles was Wanted
While there are no immediate
followed by an interesting speak- 3 or 4 bdrm unfurn. hse. on
plans for other AGs in the Jack
ing program. lease basis between 1 and 15
sonville area to attend the Air
Club president Paul Underwood June. Have 3 bdrm. hse. near
Force school, there is a possibility
presented his No. 7 speech on NAS Memphis: Can swap for
that weathermen from other
'The Achievement Manual." Col- m.._... ...... Navy units may be chosen to receive home in Jax Are ? Write Lcdr.V. .

lins also gave his speech No. 7 GREY LADIES TRAINING A* part of indoctrination and the specialized training, F, Anderson, NROTC Unit,

on "The Neutron" while Al Jones training program. Grey Ladies candidates spend several hours Comdr. Mullins pointed out. I Rice Institute, Houston 1, Tex.,
talked on "Texas." in on-lhe-job training. Group' above is bringing arts and crafts or, call MO 5-0961 in Houston.

supplies to patients at the Naval Hospital. Left to right are Mrs. There are no plans existing for Ride Wanted" ,. ., 'or car pool
Charles Perry Fred Hernandez AE3: Mrs. R. W. Daleen Instructor the establishment of' such train- from about 10
Scientists tell us that most Harold ;Arlington May ,
Mrs.
ATC Mrs. A. S. Hinton Jr., and
planets cannot support life. It's Harry ,Jennet: The Colberg.Grey Ladies: ,hopefuls comprise. a portion of ing in Naval'AG schools, he add- hrs '7 A.M"to: 3:30 ph,.exp.: 8082. ,
easier ort this one? the current training class. c ed, since the field 'is so limited.' or RA 4-5487 Marie Johnson.PmQ.


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Prize Winning


at the Naval Hospital: '4 Y Cartoon EntryCartoons

April 3 girl to Paul Beal,
by the hundreds, run-
DTI, and Mrs. Beal. ning the gamut from subtle to

April 4 girl to Paul Beal, i slapstick, flooded BuPers mail

DTI, and Mrs. Beal. In the recently concluded All-
Navy Cartoon Contest with the
April 6 boy, Billy Joe, to entry of Joseph Melvin pickedas
Maurice Stephens ADJ3 3 }' yr k;iX '
and the finest of the crop.

Mrs. Stephens; boy, Mark Ver- f $ The hospital corpsman first
non to Lt (Jg) and Mrs. Robert ( class sent in a single-panel

Rice; boy, Jeffrey Wendell,to John drawing showing a young ensign

Webster, DC3, and Mrs. Webster; seated at a desk.

boy, Scott Bruce Jr., to Scott Standing behind him is a

Sutherland, AD2, and Mrs. somewhat grizzled chief petty
Sutherland; boy, Gregory Jude, officer displaying a coat sleeve-
to Lt (jg) and Mrs. George ,... '. full of "hash marks."
.
.
Lawniczak; girl, Toni Maria, to :: } fitx;}:r4.4r The ensign is addressing the

Jerry Smith, AM3, and Mrs. ... v: .A.. .:.. salty veteran:
n' mmmm"' "" '''''''''''' -- -
Smith; boy, Jeffery Thomas, to I NEW SLATE OF OFFICERS= New officers have been in- "During the COs absence, I'd
Jerry Bagley, EN2, and Mrs. stalled at Mar-Nav Toastmasters Club No. 2280. Taking reins appreciate having the'men referto
Bagley; boy, David Ramey, to Sojourners To are, left to right, Riley Collins, secretary: Jim Wood, educational me as "The Old Man."
Lt (jg) and Mrs. peorge Das- / vice-president; Paul Underwood president Russ Smith, treasurers -
comb III, and Hear Banker Ed Wright, administrative vice-president and Bob King, Melvin, attached to the Naval
boy, Clifford ,sergeant-at-arms. Mar-Navy Club No. 2280 is one of four Navy- Reserve Training Center in
Michael, to Clifford Schriver, The regular monthly dinner affiliated Toastmasters Clubs in the area. Brooklyn, is seeing his prize-

April 7 girl, Cinde Lynn, to meeting of Northeast Florida winner published in the latest

Victor Cieplinski, AD2, and Mrs. Chapter National. Sojourners 'Real Income' Down issue of All Hands Magazine.The .
is slated to be held 'Wed-
Cieplinski, and girl, Cheryl Lynn, first five finishers received -
.to Charles .Donaldson, GM2, and nesday, May 6, at 1830 at the All-Navy Trophies, while
Mrs. Donaldson. NAS Jax "O" Club. For Service FamilyThe the next 15 garnered honorable

April 8 boy, Donald Joseph, Guest speaker will be mention awards. I
to Darrel Lynch, AMI, and Mrs. Joseph Riggs of one of Jack- rising cost of living and trim in fringe benefits has

Lynch; girl Debra Dfanne; to sonville's leading 'banking in- puta low value on actual take-home pay of today's serviceman One reason why romance last-

Staney Parish, AN, and Mrs. stitutions., despite the recent pay act. ed longer in the old days was
Parish; boy, Mark Robert, to Sojourners are urged to This fact is pointed up' i in a that a wife looked about the
Raymond Conkin, TD3, and Mrs. make reservations for the story that appeared in the Army- Rep. Paul Kilday (D-Tex.) and same after she washed her face.
Conklin; boy, William Harold, to meeting promptly with Capt. Navy-Air Force Register. And Sen. John Stennis (D-Miss.) are .

Floyd Strader, BM3, and Mrs. Macy G. Martin, at extension the outlook for future pay increases reluctant to consider further Employee: "May I have the
Strader; boy, Steve Kirby, to 346. for the military is not costly improvements in the mili- afternoon off to go shopping with
William Coggins, AD3, and Mrs. good. tary pay scale so soon. my wife?"

Coggins; girl, Debra Lynn, to SOME THINGS .the serviceman Here is what happened to the Employer: "No."
SP4 and Mrs. tee Bradley, and New Steam Engine considers as part of his income military man's pay from 1949, Employee: "Thank you, sir!"
girl, Velva Renee, to Tommie did not go''up when his when the Career CompensationAct
Ivey, AN, and Mrs. Ivey. Designed By NavyA pay did last year. One of theseis was passed, to 1957 when the }
radically designed, steam- quarters allowance. wheels started to turn on the
0
April
girl, Sandra Suzette,
to Donald Jones, GM3, and Mrs. propelled engine, which gets Fringe benefits are being whit- most recent pay raise.

Jones; boy, Kenneth Earle II, to small craft underway in less tled in value. Once the man in In the following example, the
A2/C and Mrs. Kenneth Oliver, than a minute from a cold'' start, uniform could afford a little inflation term "take home pay" 'Is the
and boy, Paul Mitchell, to Harry has been developed by Office of because he ''had it over total of basic pay and allowances,

Geraty, AMI, and Mrs. Geraty. Naval Research scientists. the civilian in the matter of less Federal income tax and in
April 10 boy, Raymond 1957, less the Social Security
Lighter in weight and more fringe benefits.
Anthony, to Jesus Esponisa,' contribution.AN .
efficient than diesel
and boy Earl II comparable Hourly workers in about 26
to Al/C and :
lieutenant
OP4 (major
gasoline or, gas turbine power or
Mrs. Earl Jackson. plants, the 200-250 horsepowersteam percent of the large companiesand commander) with a wife, two

April 11 boy: Robert Wesley, engine i is particularly Federal civilian employees, children and 14 years of servicefor

to Gilbert Baugham, SK2, and adaptable to Navy small boats however, now top the military pay purposes had $556 cash
Mrs. Baugham, and girl, Michelle since it has a direct drive, elimi- family fn these important take home pay in 1949. This Increased ax
Lynn, to Milton Henry, SN, and nating clutch, transmission and to $622 in 1957, or 11.9
"extras.
Mrs. Henry.
reverse gears. percent.
AprilI2-boy, Joseph Anthonay THE BLEAK financial pictureis But value of the take home

Jr., to Pfc. and Mrs. Joseph Nothing modernizes a home so clouded even more by the revelation pay measured in 1955 dollars

Brenchick; girl, Sheila Faye, to completely as an ad offering it that the serviceman's decreased 4.2 per cent despitethe
Lt (jg) and Mrs. William Clause
; cash increase. ,
for sale. biggest champions in Congress,
boy, Robert Otto, to Bruce Link,
.FN, and Mrs. Link; girl, Deborah .. ... .... ... .. ........... UL.- ........ 00................'.'.'.'.".", ..,..............'. Then came the raise in 1958. .
The increase in base :
Ann, to Lyle Covey, AQB3, and pay amounted -
to about 10 per cent for an
s'i
Mrs. Covey; boy, Peter Gary, to k
OBut because quarters and '
Lt. [ ;
and Mrs. John Williss, and
ubsistence remained the same his x
baby boy, to William Shaw,
take home pay went up only
SH2, and Mrs. Shaw.
seven percent in 1958.

Kever, Tucker Garner This represents a dollar increase PJSHCMED PAINTER Pret-
i since 194 of 18.9 per cent, ty Pat McLaughlin gives cam-
AEA( ) School Honors : .} though purchasing power of his era her very lovely smile before
Smart "Sparks" at NATTCenter dollars has decreased 21.5 per turning to spring cleaning
are Johnny Kever: AEMAN, cent. chores.

of Tallahassee, Fla., and Marion THE SERVICEMAN has other New Twin-Jet Carrier
Tucker, AEIAN, of Celt, Mo.
new budget problems, too. One
They were honor graduates .in : is the cut in Medicare. Plane Contract AwardedA
Aviation Electrician's Mate contract totaling well over
School, Class A graduation for : If he's living with his family 101 million dollars has been
class 5902 this week. and elects not to use a military awarded to Grumman Aircraft

Both boys joined the Navy hospital, Medicare won't pick Engineering Corp. for a new
last July. Kever will stay in ; up the tab for his dependents' carrier-based Navy jet attack
) I doctor and hospital bills unlesshe
Jacksonville, at Cecil Field, and : plane, the A2F-1.
is able to get a permit. And
,
Tucker has been transferred to The contract has been negoti-
few of these have been issued.So .
Whidbey Island, Wash. --9 ated with incentive provisions
if the family has a, baby, which raise or lower Grumman's
Lad, looking through telescope: a child has a tonsillectomy, or profit on the basis of the air-
"God!" 4 any depedent has a non-urgent craft's actual overall performanceand

Friend: "Oh, go on. It ain't h. appendectomy this fringe bene- the contractor's control of

that powerful." ...__.... ._.___ ._._.... .. __ nm U .n____ fit is not useful. costs.
"LOCK UP WHEN YOU LEAVE" Sayi Lcdr. Wayne Designed for high and low-
DaffynishunstChild-that small Crosier, (left) Training Officer of Aviation Storekeeper Schoolas Many a man who opened'' a altitude operation, the A2F-1
creature that stands halfway be- he greets Sandy Gerlach AN last student to enter that conversation with a girt years will be powered by two turbo-
NATTCenter school prior to its moving date of July 3. All stu-
tween an' adult and a television dents assigned in I the future to AK (A) School will report to .ago Is now. wondering how to jet engines and will be manned.
set. Memphis Tenn. > shut it'off. by two persons.I' :


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,., 'Hot' Spark Plugs In Reality Very Much 'Cold Natured' I


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Has a mechanic ever told stop-and-go driving.It A LEADING spark plug manu- mature fouling and resultant

you, in the process of an engine retains higher temperatures, facturing company states that a power loss. Too hot a plug, on

tune-up, "Your engine thus is able to burn off the foul- hotter plug does not give a "hot- the other hand, can cause detona-

needs a hotter spark plug?" ing deposits that tend to form on ter" spark. In fact, the "hot" cars, some-
tion or even pre-ignition,
(Or maybe a "colder" one?) firing end during low speed op- such as are seen in stock car
oil HE'S REFERRING to the "heat eration.A races, use a colder heat range. times with serious engine dam-

range," or the ability of the plugto hot plug is sometimes a tem- It's possible to choose from as

I- conduct heat away from its porary correction for fouling on many as eight different plugs fora age.Automobile owners are advisedto

e firing tip. A hotter than normal older, worn-out engines in whichoil specific engine under a given consult their service stations

d plug is sometimes recommendedwhen is pulled into the combustion type of operation.Too and garages for recommendationson

With TheToastmasters "a car is used mainly in chamber. cold a plug can cause pre- spark plug heat range.Classified.

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n l I I ROTC AspirantsEnter


All Toastmasters in the Jack- Last (The JAX AIR NEWS is prohibited

a sonville area have their eyes on StageOf a by Defense D 1"tmen®ulation.t

y the upcoming Sunshine District from listing commercial '

,- 47 convention at the George PreSchoolingMore advertising.
Washington Hotel Friday and Ads in this column are limited

Ie'd Saturday.A than 400 Navy and Ma- to housing for rent and sale,

real treat in the way of rine Corps enlisted personnelhave rooms, lost and found items and
qualified in the first step such ride
miscellaneous ( as
education, fun for members and _
for competition that leads to a in assignments -
wanted and duty
swap.
wives
'r and election of district of-
commission in the regular Naval
ficers is in store for members.The ).
:
hospitality desk will be open Reserve, BuPers announced this No ads are taken ,by phone,

itn in the main lobby from 6 p.m. I week. all must be submitted personallyor
Under the regular Naval Re- __ by mail. The JAX Am NEWS
Friday to welcome Toastmastersfrom __
'
- out of town. serve Officers Training Corps reserves right to edit all ads.

5tle An educational session will program, 427 enlisted personnelhave {. / a k Mi Deadline for ads each week is_

been selected to attend the } Tuesday at 1200)).
, begin at 9:30: a.m. Saturday with
- Nava 1 Preparatory School at For Rent
representatives of 55 clubs ex-
Bainbridge, Md. Furn. hse. avail. June 1 for 5
changing ideas. A new slate of
let officers will be elected duringthe Selections were based on test > months. Located Westfield Vil-

I business session beginning at scores attained by candidates who r :. ,. lage, 10 minutes from NAS, Jax.

1:30: p.m. A fun luncheon, with took the Navy College AptitudeTest I Call! EV 4-5247.
- 2 Bdrm furn. apt. $55.00
door prizes for wives. conducted throughout the garage
csto month 1284 Cassat Ave. EV
Fleet last December.The per
and surprises is set for 12 noon.
9-9841.
The banquet and district speech' enlisted candidates will
e.Ie. 3 Bdrm. unfurn.. brick hse,
contest is set for 7:30 p.m. Best be ordered to the Preparatory
Jalousied porch and garage.,
speakers from nine areas will School in May for academic refresher -
WEATHERMEN of 4729 Sussex Ave.
RADAR Fully qualifed operators
compete for title as "best in training described by
h radar weather equipment are these two aerographers attached, to 4 rm apt. furn. Riverside sec-
Florida. E. K. Mcllrath, of Navy BuPers as "intensive." Final selection NAS Jax who recently concluded a course in the use of radar in tion, 962 Cherry St. $60.00 mo.
Civilian Toastmasters, will rep- within the quota of 160 making weather predictions at Chanute AFB in Illinois. The local '
resent Area Eight of Jacksonville. allocated to fleet candidates will men Ross Ellis, AG2, (rear) and Edward Valenie AG1. were Lower apt. EV 4-2522.
Reservations the first two Navymen in history to attend an Air Force Meter- 2 rm apt, util furn, $45.00 per
can be made by then be made.In .
-\ ological School. month. 2715 Oak St. EV 7-3178.
',' contacting Roy Sub e r 1 y, EV addition to the enlisted can- 3 bdrm unfurn hse. Kitchen

8-9239. didates for the NROTC program, month. Venetia
*, Station equipped, $90.00
I processing is currently being AerographersReceive '5174 Admiral
I Ir Ir Terrace, SP 1-0829,
Navy Civilian i Toastmastersheard conducted throughput the nationto Drive.

the dangers of overweight, select 1,388 civilian applicantsfor
hse. to
1 bdrm furn conv.
future of nuclear power, Russian into this AF
entry Navysponsored SchoolingFor NAS or Cecil Field, 5934 So.
propaganda, and extent of individual -
college training program Fireston Rd.
Toastmasters participation
at
Tuesday evening's session at this fall. theY first time in Naval training history, two Navy- 1 bdrm fur hse. 12 mi from

Karl Hellenthal's Restaurant. It is anticipated that another men, both'stationed at NAS Jax, have attended an Air Force NAS at Black Creek. $55.00 mo.
school. Ph. BU 2-5201.
Max Suter effected a real interest Navy College Aptitude Test will Meteroloeical
Although the Navy offers ex- 3 bdrm, unfurn hse. 1862
and concern over our inclination be conducted this December to tensive training in practicallyevery As well as serving as a Basic Louvre Dr. Normandy Village.
to "eat like hogs" in Training Command the Illinois
obtain outstanding candidates for vocation imaginable, use of $125.00 mo. EV 9-8883.
his talk on "Obesity;" Junior base offers a large number of
in weather 2 bdrm apt. $35.00 mo., plus
enrollment in the 1960 Regular radar equipment pre- service
Teske ,
shook up the troops invhis specialized schools to Air
Avialable 3. 2854 Cor-
Util. May
in
dictions is not taught Navy
NROTC Details will be
nuclear program.
discourse on "Another aerology schools. Force personnel.The inthion Ave. EV 8-4235.
1,000-Year Night;" N o r m a n announced by BuPers this sum- local
aerographers
TWO MEN from the Naval were selected 4 rm furn apt. $60.00 mo.
Brooks exploded the theory of mer. Weather Service at Operationswho I to attend the short course 4441 Lexington Ave. EV 90514or

Russian superiority via propag- attended the school at Chan- from among 19 AGs in the unit. EV 89806.Twobdrm .

anda in his "Do You Believe It?", The stinging tentacles othe According to Comdr. James Mul- duplex unfurn. apt.,
ute Air Force Base at Rantoul,
while Lawton Green pointed out Man-O'-War have been knownto lins, Weather Service 'Officer for all-elec. kit. 'wall-to-wall carp.,

benefits of Toastmastering in his cause serious injury and even Ill., were Ross Ellis, AG2, and NAS and ComFairJax, they were tile bath. $85. EV 8-9729. McClain.

talk on "Participation." death. Edward Valente, AG1. two leading career petty officers 3153 or 3147.Post St.

Toastmastering the programwas r<<:. : currently attached here. For Sale

Gordon King, with Bill ELLIS AND Valente departed 3 bdrm hse. 18 mo. old. near

Clearman as master evaluator. NAS Jax April 6, to begin classes NAS, 7375 Pineville Dr EV

Individual critics were Andy the following Wednesday at 0800. 8-9068.

Planey, Dave Moomaw, Aubrey Operation and interpretation of 3 bdrm 2 bath hse. Ortega

Silvey, apd Ezra Batte. Handling weather radar machines was par- Hills. 7376 Wonder Lane.

table topics was T. A. Wilkinson. }F "aocrib0I ticularly stressed to the students. Equity for sale in 3 bdrm hse,

Next Tuesday's meeting will The class of seven was composedof Ortega Hills. mo payments $65.00

be held at 1900 at the old edu- one Air Force officer, four Air EV 7-2097.

r cation building of the Riverside } Force enlisted men,, and the two 3 bdrm hse, for sale or trade,

Presbyterian Church. Navymen. near NAS Corpus Cristi, Texas.

SP 1-0483 after 1600.Miscellaneous.
Although four days were spentin
MarNav Toastmasters Club 2280 r
$;' r a classroom study, actual prac-
held its weekly meeting April 23 tice using specialized equipmentwas 200 Electronic Technicians

with Riley Collins club secre- featured one day. needed for south Florida. Ex-

n tary, acting as host. Graduation on April 14 followed cellent starting salary. Must be

fti The meeting was held in the an extensive written examina- H.S. Grad. with 2 yrs Exper.

w backyard of Collins' home. A tion, satisfactorily completed by Apply Fla.. State Employment

k lively business session under the the two Jaxons. Service, 40 E. Bay St.

chairmanship of Bob Gelles was Wanted
While there immediate
followed by an interesting speak- are no 3 or 4 bdrm unfurn. hse. on
iIS plans for other AGs in the Jacksonville
15
ing program. lease basis between 1 and
area to attend the Air
's Club president Paul Underwood June. Have 3 bdrm. hse. near
'- presented his No. 7 speech on Force school, there is a possibility NAS Memphis: Can swap for

'The Achievement Manual." Col- ._ ._ that weathermen from other home in Jax Area1., Write Lcdr.V. .
'" i units be chosen to
Navy
'ef lins also gave his speech No. 7 GREY LADIES TRAINING As part of indoctrination and ceive the may specialized training re- F. Anderson, NROTC Unit,

on '"The Neutron" while Al Jones training program. Grey Ladies candidates spend several hoursin Comdr. Mullins Rice Institute, Houston 1, Tex.,

'- talked on "Texas." on-the-Job training. Group above is bringing arts and crafts I pointed out. or, call,MO 5-0961 in ,Houston.

.1 supplies to patients, at the Naval Hospital. Left to right are Mrs. There are no plans existing for Ride Wanted, ., or car popl
Charles Perry, Fred Hernandez, AE3: Mrs. R. W. Daleen, instructor the about 10
Scientists tell us that most establishment of such train- from :Arlington May ,
: Harold Colberg, ATC: Mrs. A. S. Hinton Jr., and Mrs. '
Id planets cannot support: life. It's Harry Jenner. The Grey Ladies,hopefuls comprise a portion of ing in Naval'AG schools, he add- hrs '7 A.M..' to 3:30: Ph.,ext 8082. ,

easier on this one? the current training class. ed, since the field 'is so limited. or RA 4-5487 Marie Johnson..


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EM Lounge \:k:iF''

Revamped .';,, \

rA T WI Nir1;

Haven For 'Whitehats'NAS ; '.'i:


Jax's Mainside Lounge, which has brought peace,
dignity and restful enjoyment to "whitehats" aboard the Sta- aSt.r

tion for almost 14 years, celebrated open house last Tuesday
night, honoring the launching of its "New Look."
A cheery atmosphere prevades
the Lounge since it had its Those who frequently inhabit b

homey countenance rejuvenatedlast the Lounge first discovered it, 4 a st,
month. Its deck now sparkles in many cases, by accident. A at

with bayberry green vinyl-tile familiar quote for new visitorsis sic

flooring. "I never had an idea there (
COMELY shaded damask cur-' ,
was such a place.
tains of green, gold and white pr K ,r'' < y
hang before brightly refinished So now you know. You are g(

blinds while new lamp shades getting the word that if you :

have added handsomely to the want to begin the pleasant habitof fiw

comfortable surroundings."It's enjoying this "home away It

like home" from home" in the south
just at the go
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Lounge. A host of items welcomea wing of Building 955, right below --- -
RELAXING AT LOUNGE Here is a typical teen at the
visitor who wishes too relax I&E. See you there. NAS Jax Mainiide Lounge where "whilehals" gather to enjoy tom
after a long day. The Lounge the advantages of privacy and congenial companionship. Pictured VA PAMPHLET
offer hi-fi, color TV, games, the is a group of Italian tailors who are going to school aboard the
latest magazines papers and Reins ChangeIn Station. They're one of many groups from faraway places who NOW AVAILABLEA w
find a new home many miles from their distant home. The
books, and the opportunity to SIO OfficeComdr. Lounge, sporting a vast remodeling Job is located in south wingof revised edition of the gIIII
study or write a letter home. Building 955.Bayonne. Veterans Administration pam-
Lewis Kellerman phlet, "Federal Benefits for
at
Through the hard work of
has recently assumed duties as Veterans and Dependents"now
Mrs. Paul Lanier, supervisor, NAS Jax Service Information Formula be obtained from the
may
the Lounge has been able to lyn
Officer relieving Comdr. FrankJ. Government Printing Office,
maintain its high standards of Hill, who has retired. Washington 25, D.C., for 15 (
good taste both in its new fur- The new SIO comes here Saves Time On BakingWashington cents a copy.
nishings and in its mission of to
from the staff of Fleet Air The booklet, also identifiedas
providing "her boys" the bene-
fit of entertaining Alameda were he was Staff (AFPS) The ,Navy has sliced in half the time VA Fact Sheet IS-1, ex- a
tit
repose.IN Personnel Officer and Com- needed to bake a fresh batch of bread aboard ship. lains all major U.S. veterans'
ITS 14 years of existence, mand Duty Officer. A new process which eliminatestwo benefits, the eligibility requirements -
the Lounge has been host to Comdr. Kellerman, who has basic stages of standard production of white bread now for each, and pro- in

thousands from all over the been in the Navy 20 years, bread baking, plus space-con- takes five to six hours. The new cedures for applying for VA is

world, providing everything from has served with such squad- suming equipment, was demon- method cuts the time to two or assistance.

wedding receptions and showers rons as VP-32, VP-52, VR-2 strated by the Navy here recently two and one-half hours.
to sports banquets and birthday and VP-34. He attended two before the 1959 convention of the The time saving formula was

parties. terms at Northwestern Uni- I Associated Retail Bakers of developed by the Naval Supplyand President Pledges I

Although closed Mondays, the versity, Evansville, Ill., and America. ''Research and Development

Lounge is open from 10002100on General Line School at Mon- KNOWN AS the Bayonne bread Facility, Bayonne, N. J. Military SupportOf

other week days and from terey, California. He has also formula, the Navy said a more
1400-2100 on Sundays and holi served as Aviation Instructorat nutritious, less fattening loaf is
days. During holidays Mrs. Lan- Corpus Christi, Tex. turned out by the process, but it I BREEZESDon I Youth FitnessPresident Jr,
ier provides refreshments' He is married and has one in
for is just as palatable as that baked : Who was that woman Eisenhower again
those unable to get home for son. by present methods. 7 saw you with last night. has pledged full support of the

festivities. Six stages are currently em- Musician: That was no woman Armed Forces to Community tbhi<

Volunteers I ployed for baking bread aboard that was my, fife. programs promoting Youth Fit-
Credit Union Sought ship. They are mixing, blend- ness Week. .
ing, proofing, fermentation, sep- "When the optimist looks at The national movement to raise fom
For Nuclear Subs aration, molding and baking.But an oyster, he expects a pearl physical standards of young
Queries AreAnswered two of the stepsmoldingand the pessimist expects ptomaine Americans, which begins this al
Volunteers are being requestedfor
proofing-are eliminated by poisoning." year on May 3, was launchedlast
the Submarine Nuclear C]
recommendationsdrafted
the new process. year upon
Power and the Fleet .
Training THE NAVY'S shortening of the Window'placard in a New York by the President's Youth S.l
Ballistic Missile Submarine Pro-
Questions about the Jax Navy baker's chore was accomplishedby pet shop: "Lonely kitten desires Fitness Council at West Point, (

Federal Credit Union continu- grams. an increase in dough temper- position with little girl will! N. Y., in September 1957. hICJ

ously pop up. One of the more Men in ratings of ET, IC, EN atures, yeast content, shorteningand do light moUse work." I Following a study revealing
prominent and EM E-4 non-fat milk witha deficiencies" In the m
queries concerns who pay grades throughE6 dry along I "disturbing
can join. are being sought. E-7s in decrease in water, salt and i 'he cooing usually stops when fitness of the nation's young peo-

Any civilian or military per- ratings of ET, EM, SO and RM sugar. the honeymoon is over, but the ple, a Council report said the L(

sonnel of the Navy Department are also needed. The Navy said mass shipboard billing goes on forever physical stature of American th
employed at Naval establish- youth is the "responsibility of W:

ments in Duval County, em- Hydraulic Booster Featured all levels of government" as wellas te,

ployees of the Credit Union, the family, the school and the ]ain
SAFETY CARE RECEIVES STRESSIN
members of immediate families, community.As .
and organizations of such personsare a result, by Executive order -
eligible to join the Credit 'CANE HUNTERS LECTURE the President directed mili- ae

Union.In tary participation and coopera- at
Safety hazards and preven- tion in community physical. de- 2:
October 1958, the Board of
tives in operating hydraulic velopment programs. in
Directors
found it necessary to control boosters in WV3 air- "The health and vigor of our as
place a limit of 100 dollars a craft was the topic of lectures young citizens guarantee the future -

month for each account, as de- and demonstrations given last 4e life and spirit of the Republic. lU

posits were accumulating faster Wednesday at the VW-4 We must therefore continueto at
than they could be loaned out to .
members.Up hangar. emphasize the full preparationof $1

to 400 dollars can be bor- SOME 25 pilots and crew- your youth in every way-
members of the famed "Hurri- physical, emotional, mental, social -
rowed
from the Credit Union.
cane Hunters" squadron observedthe and spiritual-so that they I
For
each 200 dollars desired after
safety lecture presented by 'dye X JY, be equal to the great responsibilities -
the initial 400
dollars, a comaker -
Lcdr. R. C. Demarest, VW-4 they will inherit,"
must be obtained.
Safety Officer. the President said.
Thus a person may borrowup Purpose of the lecture and : The services were requested to ge
to 2,000 dollars with eight co- demonstration was to re-orientate promote National Youth Fitness wJ5t

makers, if other collateral Is squadron pilots and structural Week as an important part of th,
lacking. mechanics in the necessity of Armed Forces community rela-

observing safety precautions, with tions, and to assist with their
"Darling, darling," cried the nearing of the 1959 hurricane resources, local projects designedto Bl
chto
'young salesman as he burst into season. improve standards and stimu-

his home one evening. "Guess THE SESSION was conducted late physical development activi- :
what! I just got a commission in as part of' a continual safety ties for people. (AFPS be
the Air SAFETY FIRST -. Is the keynote as pilots and crew-mem- young )
Force. program employed by VW-4 bm of Airborne Early Warning Squadron 4's Super Constellations its
"A commission," wailed the personnel.The attend safety demonstration given last week to squadron A pocketful of sixpence,
young,bride. "Why can't you geta squadron presently main- personnel by Lcdr. R. C. Demarest (left) VW>4 Safety Officer. A snoot full of rye, m<
He's shown pointing out safety hazards in operation of hydraulic thlPage
'
regular salary just once in tains 12 planes and employs ap- control boosters. Some 25 attended the session, including Comdr. A cigarette In bed, N
your life?" proximately 75 pilots. Drexel Poynter, (third from left) squadron commanding officer., What a way to die.



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April 1959 AIR NEWS 7


ennis Courts : : ,-' :-
: AETU Rolls Into Lead

et Thorough : iR'iS"PO


'Face-Lifting' : .%,TSIfimmm In National Keg Circuit


Tennis fans aboard the Stationare :. ::: : Special Services keglers are back in the van after one

in for the most promising _. ._ .. week's respite as they lead American League squads after
summer activity in many years the fifth week of bowling competition at the Mainside lanes.
I with the renovating of four The National League is-pacedby
courts bringing on a renewed : FAETU "A," fifth leader In Dogs and Bill Lloyd of MARTD

interest in the sport of the webbed as weeks of play in that pace their individual loops with
I bat. mixed many up loop.SPECIAL 190 and 176 averages, respectively. -

Four courts have been serviced Services, with only .
I at NAS Jax, the two at Main- two losses in 16 decisions, holdsa Individual marks for the week
side Navy Exchange and the two clear lead over second-place were set by Will Warbington of

I courts at Senior BOQ. i > &3* MARTD and ComFair Jax "A." Fasron Six in the NL, with a 225
i fi game and high set of 576.
THE PLAYING surfaces at the i VW-4 "B, which led the National -
[ Yorktown Ave. courts did not circuit last week, ran into X-3 Division took team honors

| get resurfaced but are still in foul luck and lost its position to with an 876 game and 2432 set

fine condition.The : the upstart FAETU group. New American League rollers were

refurbished courts have +, {t runner-up is FAW-11. paced last week by Lloyd's ter-
? rk rific 596 set and Phil McHughof
undergone a thorough facelifting
In 20 matches, FAETU's "A"
with' a special base FAETU "B," and Don Painterof
layer squad has a 16-4 slate while
MARTD both of whom regist-
called This ,
"Tru-Top. new ma- hard-charging FAW-11 is 18-6.
terial has ered a 218 game.
a tendency to give
,
DON EMCH of the NL Mad
making play easier on the feet. : ;P kI% : j jh'hr Hospital's "A" crew laid claimto
TenniS' balls high team game by compiling
are enabled to AE In LeadThe
i4 Keg
;I 923 sticks in one outing. High
wear longer. Furthermore
the
};.. _lh Sparkies of AE School are went to MARTD with
team set ,
green-colored of
top the deck : t
makes playing more enjoyableand I ra ii it4r3 still intramural top dogs scratch in the NATTCenter bowling 2494.

is easier on the
eyes. league, holding down 'a 27-9 ,sea
THE COURTS also have fresh- son mark, with the Marine Aviation Fliers Carry

ly-painted markings and. brand Detachment closing the gap

new nets. } by a 23-13 record. Favored Tab
:::
It's hoped they'll be utilizedto The Missilemen of N A W S

the fullest by tennis enthusi- k School, (21-15) and the Support In BidThe
asts. They can be used at any .;u Splinters, (19.17)) round out the Spike
time. THEY HAVE RACQUETS Tennis courts at the Mainside
top four teams. highly-
nationally-ranked,
Navy Exchange and at Senior BOQ are sporting new looks these
Anyone desiring a "check out"in Msgt. Steve Mayer of Marine Jax volleyballteam
Navy
days, with new green plastic surfaces that are easier on your regarded
basic particulars of the gameis feet and on your eyes. Brand new nets and freshly.tinted markingsalso Aviation Detachment holds down is carrying the favorite's
urged to contact J. C. Karrhat help to spruce up the courts. Giving them a christening are the top average with a 175 as mantel into the National Volley-
NARTU, extension 268. two comely NAS Jax Waves Ricky Pearce (left) of Dental well as high game honors with a ball Championships starting May
and Pat Armen of Boat Division, adding to appearances at the
Mainside tennis spotQUARTET large 232. "Swede" Larson of AK 1 L in Des Moines, Iowa.
School has high series mark of Dope sheet authors in the Mid-

I II 601. west are tabbing the Fliers as
IRIRIUCtiAHD UNBEATENIN the club to beat for the Militarytitle.

\ ', The tourney runs from May
.l 1-13 with the Military Division
ALLEN, UDT school I SOFTBALL LOOP f r ,..'" listing play six ol those days.
instructor known as the "Fight- ;
The locals are not expected to
The Mainside SoftballLeague's
1 ing Frogman, is top boxer on feat, a 6-5 upset at the hands of win the Open crown..A fourth or
crowded first
. the Pacific Fleet place
AmphibiousForce's giant-killing Administration.Other fifth place finish is not out of the
boxing team. occupants were given a little
r ,, team to absorb its first question here, though.
JOHN ROBINSON boasts a more breathing space last ,
licking of the year was the Ma- t dot the Ja x
Five All-Stars ,
week as two of the six un-
twin claim
to fame. A top boxer
rine Barracks which
for beaten clubs bit the dust. dropped a Navy, lineup with All-Americans
. the 3rd Armd. Div. in Ger-
15-14 tilt to the undefeated
Ralph Callagahan, Ben Hall and
t many, the slugging middleweightalso Patrol Squadron 18, with a 5-0 Hornets. "Mac" McGuckin leading tho
3 vocalizes with a combo. mark, handed O&R a 10-0 set- UNBEATEN VAP-62 dumped Flier attack.

1 Middleweight ROOSEVELT back while Fasron Six was Supply, 4-0, while NARTU, also Possessing All-Florida cham-
J CHARLES, ex-Marine and All- dishing out a 19-3 thrashing to with a clean record, was idle pionship status are Hall Ray
1 Service champ in '57 and '58, Hospital. last week.In P 4ij J Winstead and W. W. Smith.In .

.. registered a 33-second kayo in THE FASRONITES had earlier other games, MARTD trip- the
these
addition to men,
his first outing of the New York gone down to their initial de9POFT ped FAETU, 11-8; the 679th Air P'I Jax roster lists Bill Manley, Gene
City Golden Gloves Tournament Force won its first game, a 3-2
. Byron, Jim Donnelly and Phlav-
. .
victory over Medical; O&G drop-
ORLANDO CEDEPA. National [Q 9ZI ped Hospital, 13-8; VW-4 troun- SA ius Wilson.
.. League Rookie of the Year, paced ced Communications, 13-0, and S 4} :1 } x.:.
the Puerto Rican League this Medical defeated Fasron 109, 6-1. NATTC Softball
1f winter with a .362 average. His 1. Ham Richardson, Barry Mac- Turn Won Lot Pere
1 teammate, JACKIE BRANDT.late Kay and Alex Olmedo played on VP-18 Hornets 8 4 0 0 1.000 1.000 I Season NearingAction

'" of Ft Chaffee, Ark., hit .349 the U.S. Davis Cup team that recently VAP-62 3 0 1.000 gets underway next
in the same competition.BILL defeated Autralia. Who Fasron NARTU Six 6\ 0 1 1.000.857 } Monday in the NATTCenter intramural -

HANNE set both an were the other two members of VW-4 MARTD 4:2 1 1 .800.667 softball league with two

academy and field house recordat the team? O&G 2 2 .500 games on tap for opening day.
Medics 2 2 .800
West Point with a sizzling 2.What boxing match drew the. Marine Bks. 1 1 JlOO With only five teams entered
2:12.7: in the slicing first million dollar gate? O&R 2* 3 .400 f 4
1,000-yard run, Administration 1 3 ..250 i nth i s year's competition, a
the old mark by .7' seconds, Public Worka 1 3 .250 quadruple round-robin schedulewill
as Army crushed MIT 106-3. (Answers Quiz) Fasron Supply 109 1 1 3 4 .250.200 be played.

t'e TED WILLIAMS signed his 'OS8'9Z9't$ MZ61 'I l\t t=el!iuedJBO 679th Hospital AC&W 1 1 4 5 .200.167 Due to the small number of

1959 contract with the Red Sox : saSioeQ 'Jfosduiea :'Pet 'I; : Communications 0 2 0.000 team$ entered, all games will' be
at the 1958 figure, approximately ':rnoqq na FAETU 0 4 0000 4y played on field seven, with 1630

::1'f $125,000.Sun 11113 puv Pl0JA\81: sl=KO: '( AiF and 1800 as starting times.
Fleet Tennis
l Tourney Teams going for the title this

Slated For July 20-25 ; .. year are AO :School, Support
111 Open'Tomorrow I y{ >: 9.
Pools To Navy racketeers--tennis play- SSfl4q Splinters, Marine Aviation Detachment -

., I I ers, that is--are setting sights on ; Aviation Ground Of-
bathers and splashers alike the bakery.An the Atlantic Fleet Tennis Tour- ItS ficers School, and AE School.

get a chance to howl tomorrow urgent appeal is being sent ney slated for the ComLant
(0 when swimming pools aboard the out to anyone interested in beinga courts, July 20-25. Marine Linksters Pacing
s Station open their flood gates for life guard. A critical shortage of I Playoffs are already underway
f the new season. trained men is looming its ugly among activities with Fleet Ma- Play In NATTC LeagueAfter

The two pools located behind head.With rine Force, AirLant, PhibLantand .___..m_____._ m .... ...r 9y, .. the second week of playin
r Building Three at Mainside, the the big demand for lifeguards ServLant. FISHY STORY "Not so" the NATTCenter: intramuralgolf
c1 chiefs club pool and the nata- there is a strong possi- says Elijah Adams AD3, of league, the Marine Aviation

torium at the Officer's Club will bility that Station pools will go "The International Telephone and-one-half NATTCenter,pound who displays large bass six- Detachment holds the numberone

be open for business. on a limited schedule, possibly & Telegraph Co. announced the he took from Casa Linda Lake spot, owning a 7-1 mark.
) NATTCenter also plans to open being closed a few days every development of a complicated device aboard the Station without aid The AGO-B squad follows with
its tanks tomorrow, with swim- week. 9 which can tell men from of reel or bait. He saw the fish 5-2, the Sparkles of AE, 4H-3,
mers expected to fill the pools at Persons interested in servingas women." floundering in some reeds, so Ordnancemen of AO, 4-4, and
went into the drink and came
the Junior B 0 Q, NATTCenter life guards should contact chief -Klamath Falls (Ore). Herald out with the fish in his hands. AGO-A with a 35 slate round
Navy Exchange and the pool near Crow at extension 512. and News No kidding! 1 I out the standings.





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Page 8 JAX AIR NEWS 30 April 1959



I I Schedule of Special Services Activities and Facilities April 30-May 6 I I


MOVIES Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday

HAS Bldg. 612NATTCenter 1800-2000 1900 Only 18002000The 1400-2000 1800-2000 1800-2000 1900 Only
Soldier ofFortune Hong Kong Ring The Inn of SixthHappiness Curse of theUndead Bandit ofZhobe Floods of
Affair Fear

.
Bldg. 563 1900 Only 1900 Only 1400-1900 14001900The 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only
In Between Age Soldier of Fortune Hong Kong Affair' Ring Inn Sixth Happ. Curse of Undead Bandit of Zhobe
I
Hospital 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only i 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only
Duel, Apa. Wells In Between Age Soldier of Fortune Hong Kong Affair The Ring Inn Sixth Happ. Curse of Undead

LIBRARIES

WAS. Bldg. 3NATTCenler 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 0930-2100

Hospital 0800,1600 0800-1600 closed 1300-1700 0800-1600 0800-1600 0800-1600

LOUNGES, CLUBS

.WAS, Bldg. 955NATTCenIer. 1000-2100 1000-2100 1000-2100 1400-2100 Closed 1000-2100 1000-2100


Bldg. 593
1600-2200 1600-2200 1300-2300 130-2300 1600-2200 1600-2200 1600T2200

Blue Jackets Inn 1630-2400 2000-2400 20002400The 2000-2400 1630-2400 1630-2400 2000-2200
Jimmy Geiger Redcoats Jimmy Geiger Bingo

EM.NATTCenier 1630-2300 1630-2300 1630-2300
1630-2300 1400-2330 1400-2330 1400-2330 i
I
EM, NARTU 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 Closed Closed 1130-1300
I 1630-2230 1630-2230 1630-2330 '1630-2330 1630-2230

ATHLETICS I .

NAB Gym Open
I 0900-2100 0900-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 0900-2100 0900-2100 0900-2100

NATTCenier Gym Open
\
I 1300-2100 1300-2100 1000-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100

NAB Bowling 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1300-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB
I

NATTCenier Bowling... 1130-1300 1130-1300 1300-2200 OB0730Dark 1300-2200 OB 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300
I 1630-1830 OB 1630-1830 OB 1630-1830 OB0830Dark 1630-1830 OB 1630-1830 OB

OTHERS:

Golf Course 0830Dark0800.E 0830Dark0800tt 0800-1800 0830DarkClosed 0830DarkClosed

Fish Camp hr. hr. 0800hr.. 0800hr.. 0800hr..
Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown I Before sundown Before sundown

Hobby Shop. Bldg. 896 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
,
SPECIAL EVENTS: 1900Broadway
USA
f, Bldg. 563
1
::Kn
; Dqncing Classes WeathervisionNow Rally OpensContinued
( from Page 1))

Sponsored Here Jax Navy complexes show that

Dancing classes for childrenand Official some 54 percent of our civilianin
} the Payroll Savings Plan, while
adults are sponsored weekly (Continued from Page 1)) enrolled
by E-7 Wives Club in BuildIng personnel are presently
day. Through a dial system he is
a little less than 25 percent of the
U 612 on Jason St. Classes are able to bring to the TV screen
.+ directed by Mrs. Jean Le- weather data of desired military is participating. As you
f Compte. any can see, there is definite need for
area.
Pre-school improving on this score.
held children's classesare In conjunction with the TV, mitt "We should make an all out
Thursdays at 1000.
the forecaster can communicate effort toward increasing payroll
Other classes
adult
exercise
verbally any additional informa- here to
savings plan participation
classes, tap ballet
modern
,
tion through a two-way inter-
the Navy's objective of at least
jazz, toe and Hawaiian r r.ny}
are
communications system. By this '
also available. Phone EV 65 percent, Admiral Craig con-
4-3055
means, any of the 11 units can tinued.
for further
information.
communicate with' one another HE ADDED. "I know of no
using the Weather. Office as a relay greater contribution that you

Navy Relief point. fi. could make than to tell peopleyou
The console is relatively simpleto contact that not only for
(Continued from Page 1)) operate. It contains signal a their benefit, but for the welfareof

Cecil Field, NAAS Mayport, NAS lights identifying which unit is ) the country, they should makea
Sanford, Naval Station Green desiring' information with accompanying "Sf contribution to a sound fiscal

Cove Springs, Naval Hospital, I switches utilized to ,. and economic system. Remem-'
NARTU, and NAS Glynco, Ga. contact the specific unit. y ber, when you own a bond, you
Chief of Naval Operations Ad- own a part of America."
ATOP THE console is TV
miral Arleigh Burke has calledon camera which picks up, througha a .>.00> _.._.._._.. .- Participating in the, campaignare
all personnel to support the mirror, images of various charts. WEATHERVISION CONSOLE Here Is the Weathenrl- military and civilian person-
campaign. sion console which has been newly-lnsialled at the NAS Jax
nel of NAS Jax ComFairJax
and laying on the counter- ; ;
maps
Weather Office. Pointing out where the camera picks up the
SPEAKING as the Navy's num- top, or desk. Remotely controlled image of weather data to be transmitted to various units in the NAS Cecil Field; NATTCenter;
ber one military man and as lenses on the camera enable the Jax Navy area is Comdr. James Mullins. (left) NAS Jax Weather Fleet Air Wing Eleven; Naval
President of the Navy Relief i briefer to disclose an entire map Service Officer. Standing by is Vincent Baucco, AG2. Seated at Hospital; NAAS Mayport; NAR-
Society, Admiral Burke said, "I or chart or an enlarged portionof console is Art Myers, AGC. TU; Naval Station Green Cove
am personally familiar with the' Springs; Florida Group Atlantic

Society's activities both from the it.Weather data is televised to I State Tax Exemptions Out? Reserve Fleet, Green Cove
humanitarian viewpoint and Springs Navy-Marine Training
its ;
NAS Jax units by coaxial cables,_ .
contribution to ;high service while microwave is Military authorities are con- Center; and Navy Recruiting Of-
a set
system
at the exemptions granted the
morale. I know that the fice.
work is cerned that a serious blow to
up for communication to Mayportand military on cigarettes, soft drinksand
necessary, important and well morale might ensue among the
Cecil Field. The picture is beer" sold in exchanges,
done. sent there via services if states repeal tax ex- New Chief
a giant antenna commissaries and clubs, he said.
"It is my confident hope," the atop the downtown Prudential emptions on items servicemenbuy "Individual taxes which (Continued from Page)
Admiral continued, "that the interest
Building. on military reservations. vary among the states from zero to fill vacancies during fiscal

and Marine and support Corps personnel of all Navy will GENERAL weather broadcasts States are searching for addi- to eight cents per pack on,cigar- .1960, will get W-l about July 1.

insure a generous response to this eminating from the Weather Of- tional sources of revenue, said ettes and up to $1.20 per case Up to press time, no official

appeal." fice are transmitted to all units Maj. Gen. Harlan C. Parks, on beer can cost servicemen an word had been received from
promotion sources with Jax-
six times daily, every half hour chief of the Army-Air Force out-of-pocket expense in excessof based Fleet units 'or at NATTCenter. -

Driving on benders' from 0600-1000 and at 1300 and Exchange Service.:' 25 million dollars per year," ,The Hospital reports no

Is hard on your fenders. 1600. They "are taking a closer look Parks declared. I promotions.I .