Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: May 7, 1959
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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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Drastic Move Gives 'Whitehat' Nod To Don White ShirtThe

Navy's enlisted men this Men are to be given a choice for some time. It's reported that was made by Navy Times. tropical uniforms are prescribed,
summer will be wearing white of
short-sleeved purchasing the new Navy brass feels a satisfied sail- No comments have been made I which varies with locale.
white shirt or of cutting off the
the type worn for many years sleeves of chambray (dungaree) or is a good sailor, so the cuttingof ,by authorities on the local scene. consists The complete of the new new shirt uniform, undress -

by officers and chiefs in one of shirt. chambray shirt-sleeves was Officials in Washington said then
white black shoes
trousers, ,
the biggest uniform changes The latter is something "white- made official. e w enlisted summer uniform black socks and, oh, yes, of

ever. hats" have been unofficially doing News of these uniform changesfor may be worn as soon as summer course the white hat.

Capt. Holt

New C. O. .JfI 1.


I VoL 17 No. 6 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 7 May 1959
F. H. Holt relieved

retiring Capt. N. O. Andersonas
NARTU Jax commanding Armed Forces Day To

officer, at ceremonies in
front of the NARTU Hangarlast

Thursday. t,i.r sot Feature 'Open House'

NARTU active-duty personnel,

high-ranking NAS Jax officers ..::, .
and local VIP's attended the Plans for the tenth annual observance of Armed Forces

personnel inspection-review of i Day on May 16 have been announced, with Open House
NARTU stationkeepers by both slated for NAS Jacksonville and other installations as highlight \,

outgoing and incoming skippers.A of the observance.This .
\ joint endeavors.The .
"pass in review" was executedby year the annual celebra-
personnel. tion actually covers a full weekof gates of NAS Jax will be

joint civic-military programs.ON open to the public from 1200 to
MUSIC for the affair was fur- 1700
THE WEEK'S program, Saturday May 16. The public -
nished, by the ComFairJax Band. which begins Monday will be will ,be admitted to hangars
along the flight line to inspect
USO Pal Week during which
A native of California, the vet-
aircraft; and will be,permitted to
various civic clubs and organiza-
eran aviator is the seventh CO to
visit ,other sections of the base,
assume command since the unit tions will have enlisted personnelas
was commissioned in April 1946. guests; static displays of military including portions of Overhauland
equipment in Hemming Repair Department, Supply

Capt. Holt entered the Navy in Park; a possible flyover of the Department, and Operations De-

1935 after graduating from Stan- city if aircraft are available; appearance partment. The specific areas
ford University, and received of military speakers which will be open for inspectionwill

flight training at Pensacola. He _._ _...... ._..._._ before civic groups, and other be announced later.
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left the Navy in 1940 to become CHANGE OF COMMAND Capt. Norman O. Anderson, STATIC displays of aircraft,
a test pilot for Douglas Aircraft (left) reads orders for his retirement following 30 years Naval I equipment and material will be
Corp., and returned to service service. The NARTU commanding officer handed over reinsof Y P-16 LEAVES viewed. Also various departmentswill
the unit to Capt. F.H.Holt (right) in a ceremony last Thurs- have displays. Special demonstrations -
in WWII. day. Holt who Games here from Naval Air Reserve Facility in ON DEPLOYMENTPatrol of
Miami, is the seventh man skipper NARTU Jax since) its use
After completing a tour in the commissioning in 1946. Squadron 16 departed equipment and aircraft, are included -

South Pacific, Capt. Holt was NAS Jax Saturday for the on the program.

named assistant Naval 'attache squadron's yearly fivemonthdeployment. Open House at NAAS Mayportwill
Another Special LuncheonSet Comdr. J. W be held from 1000 to 1600 on
(air) at the U.S. Embassy in
Clark, commanding officer, led May 16. Attempts are being madeto
Paris. In 1947 he left the serviceto the twelve P2V-5F's In their have one or two carriers in

enter private business.IN For Civilian CafeteriaThe pre-dawn departure. port for visiting. Static displays,
While on deployment, the along with other attractions, are
1951, Capt. Holt was re- Food Services Board has announced another'"spe- "Eagles" will be involved in also planned for Mayport.

called to active duty as com- cial" luncheon at the Civilian Cafeteria in response to suc- ice patrols, shipping recon- Open House will also be heldat

manding officer of a patrol cess of the first such endeavor In early April. naisance missions, polar navi-> the Navy and Marine Corps

squadron and assigned to duty in Designated the Civilian Em- improvement of service. A gation flights and routine pilot Reserve Training Center on
Board training. Morse St. well at other
ployee Food Services Spec- as as
Korea.Subsequently. written to patrons'
answer quer-
ial, the luncheon is scheduled for Squadron personnel expectto smaller installations.
I ies if desired, will be provided.
have the opportunity to
he served at the next Wednesday, May 13.
Members of the Food Services
Greenland and
visit Canada, ,
Reseach Lab..in Washington Free MDBS Assessment
Naval HAM STEAK with pineapplering Board for this year are: Gordon perhaps several European
D.C., and in the Office of the choice of two vegetables,roll King, Supply; William HardenJr. cities. Mutual Death Benefit Society

Chief of Naval Operations. and butter, beverage and jello ., Security; Harry Jarrard, Winner of the 1958 Chief of members are being informed of
jewels will be priced at 65 cents, I Overhaul and Repair; Ernest N a val Operations Aviation the death ,of one of its members.The .
Before coming to Jacksonville, including tax. Board of Trustees has declared -
!Newberg, Public Works; Donald'i Safety Award, VP-16 expectsto
the new skipper served as com- In keeping with a desire to increase the number of accident No. 115 a free assessment,
Moran Security F. Ray Forrest,
i ;
therefore members will not be
manding officer of the Naval Air "operate a cafeteria which best free flying hours to over
Reserve Facility in Miami. serves the needs' of civilian em- I Supply, and Bryan Cornwall!, I 20,000 during the deployment. assessed for this death and- no

I ployees; primary interest being a I Overhaul and Repair. payment is required.

[ wholesome, well-balanced meal
TIDE TABLE- at reasonable cost," the Food
HIGH LOW Services Board recently placed

AM PM AM PM suggestion boxes and question- .
Fri. 8:17: 8:36: 2:09: 2:05 naires in all cafeteria locations.IT .
Sat. 8:53 9:11 2:44: 2:40:
IS HOPED that patrons may
Sun. 9:30: 9:47: 3:19 3:15: 4 r :fWA
supply constructive suggestions :. ;. r '
T Y'n R'L r'Rv

I Crews Back From PanamaAfter Q

five days patrolling ocean
ing an attempted invasion of Pan-
areas in the vicinity of the Re-
ama by some 80 Cubans last
of Panama, two planes attached -
weekend. After surrendering, the
to VP-18 returned to NAS r K
rebels were questioned and later xv i ) N f I
Jax Tuesday, accompanied by deported. ; Ap K j

Comdr. Curtis J. Zane, commanding Although the 22 crewmemberswere / s

officer. prepared for an indefinite /

THE PLANE left Jax for Pana- stay, the invasion fell apart Fri-

ma at 1600 Thursday, only one day with surrender of the main
hour after receiving orders to be I body of invaders. Comdr. Zane'acrew

placed at disposal of the Organi- was relieved at 1800 Mon- ..........__._., ....... ._ .. ...... .,
'' ''' -' '' '''' '' 'N AVW' -.n -
IM.>+>\'>'''''' '''''''' ''' '' <'>:''' ''' ''''''' '
zation of American States. They ANSWER HURRIED CALL TO PANAMA Above is 'one of two Flying Phantom crews of
were accompanied by two addi- planes carried no ordnanceon Patrol Squadron 18 dispatched quickly last week as part of the air support the Government has
tional Neptunes from VP-8 of the mission, but they were 'placed at disposal of the OAS Investigative Committee working on the Panama upheaval. The
Norfolk, Va., also placed under equipped with latest electronic crew in photo is led by Lt (U Jg) J. E. Hazeley while the other was headed by VP-18's skipper Comdr.
C. J. Zane. Above are, (left to right) B. F. Smaller, ADI H. E. Robinson AE2 Lt (Jg) W. W.
direction of Comdr. Zane. search and communication gear. Hood Lt (Jg) Haceley F. G. Pridgeon, AD2 A.W. Parker. AT2) Lt (Jg) R. F. Zusel J. R. May,
ORDERS were received follow- (Please turn to Page 8, Col.) AM3) J. Riconda, AT2 J. S. Petersen, AT3, and R. E. Fulbright AO1.


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Page :2 J' AIR NEWS 7 May 1959


Capt Elliott W. Parish Jr. _.__.._._..._._... ....... _
Capt. Grajtton U. Weber..................... ........................... .....?.........??....Commanding.... Executive Officer Officer
NAB Six; n*.t Air Jacksonville
Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig ..................??.........._............................................... Commander
Capt George R. Luker .............................?................................... Chief of Staff, FairJax
Capt Macpherson Williams ....................................................... Chief of Staff, NAB Six
Fleet Air Wing Eleven
Capt Donald E. Macintosh _.................. .............................................................. Commander
Capt Charles L. Lambing ................................................?,...................? Chief Staff Officer
Naval Air Technical Training Center
Capt Charles L. Moore Jr. .. .. ... .. ..,. .
Comdr Wilfred E. JTleshman :::.7.7: :..':.:..::...:.7::::::::..:::=:......:.::.::::...Commanding.... Executive Officer Officer
Naval Hospital
Capt. Alton C. Abernethy: -................................................................ Commanding Officer
Capt. John G. Feder ...................................................................................... Executive Officer ,.
!fARTU .
Capt. F. H. Holt ...............,........................ ........... ..... .................... Commanding Officer
Comdr. William E Hardy: .................................. .... .. ........?............. Executive Officer
Printed commercially: with non-appropiated funds in Jacksonville Florida
at no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVExOS P-83 Y .
BCT. July 1958. Distributed tree of charge to military and civilian personnel nn
of Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station Naval Air Technical ;Training
Center, Fleet Air Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S.
Naval Hospital.
Service Information Officer........ ................ Comdr. Lewis F. Kellerman
Assistant Service Information Officer: ..?,............... Andrew H. Pitney;
Editor-Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters-Alba Paterson; Ron Davis, AN; (L/,
Gene Hagan JOSA. Staff Photographer-Joseph O'Brien PH3.
The Jax Air News is a member of toe Armed Forces Press Service. 4 f _q.
Material appearing in this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is :
given. Photographs, unless otherwise credited are official U. S. Navy: Photo- i 4 :; -

Editorial offices located In Room CO Main Administration Building. Phone ,..__W"" '.". ...Tm""' wm'.. w".' ..... _.OVN """ .m.w. '....,.., _"m.__ ....... ....------.....-...-
extensions 81M. 858. m or tU. EYE GOAL Arthur Ziegler (left) Payroll Sayings Chairman lot civilian employees in the

current Savings Bond drive, reminds keymen of the campaign's goal. Current civilian participation -
Your Contributions NeededTo is 54.7%, with all efforts being made to reach the Navy's objective of at least 65%. Militaryand I
civilian personnel in the area are participating in the campaign. Eyeing the sign are four of
several hundreds of keymen including (left to rijht) Rubye Piper and Jerry Salmonte of Comp-
Make Work troller Dept.: W. L. Lewis. O&R, and Tom Cowan Industrial Relations Dept.
Navy Relief ...
-------- ----- -- NATO Command

In this nation of ours there are several outstanding Hospital' Needs

relief agencies that come to the aid of a family in need
Civilian NursesThe SACLANT SafetyOf
of financial assistance. One of the fastest I acting relief

agencies in times of such disaster is the Navy Relief Jax Naval Hospital is

Society. I recruiting additional civilian North Atlantic Sea LanesThe
nurses at a starting salary of
Time and again you have heard it said: "The Navy $4490 per year.Applicants .
Atlantic Command of the North Atlantic Or-
Relief Society helps the Navy to help its own." That'sexactly Treaty
what it means. For the which to must be gradu- ganization is a major integrated unit headed by Adm. Jerauld

help the Navy family in distress money from goes ates of accredited nursing Wri htt Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic (SACLANT),
comes Navy -
per- schools and to
fully qualified
It is believed that SACLANTis
sonnel and friends of the
Navy. LANT 12 mil-
assume ward nursing duties. the only Allied military head- encompasses some

SOLE PURPOSE OF THE Navy Relief Society is to Candidates may apply to quarters ever to be established in lion square miles.

assist, financially and otherwise, in times of need, per- Civilian Personnel Office of the U.S. The task of SACLANT in

sonnel of the Navy and Marine Corps and their depend. the Hospital. OF THE 15 NATO nations, peacetime includes: preparingand

ents, including dependents of retired' and deceased per- eight-Canada, Denmark, France, making final defense plans; /I

sonnel. I The Netherlands, Norway, Port- conducting exercises; laying down

ugal, the United Kingdom and training standards and determining -
During 1958 the
Jacksonville Auxiliary of the Navy 'Rights' Delays
the U.S.-furnish officers to SACLANrs establishment of units, and
Society, which serves the Jacksonville, Green Cove supplying NATO authorities with
staff and are the princi-
Springs 1,561, NAS loans Sanford amounting, and NAS to $96,614.31.Glynco, Ga.Also areas grantedwere granted Work On Bill pal contributors of earmarked ments.information on strategic require-

and bases.
255 outright grants amounting to $10,280.42. These The bill to protect Government.
Unlike the Allied The task of SACLANTin
Supreme primary
figures indicate that the
Navy Relief Society keeps quite workers who drive Federal vehicles -
Commander Europe (SACEUR), wartime would be to ensure
busy handling hundreds of
cases involving high figures. from liability in civil suits
I SACLANT has no forces security in the whole Atlantic
The goal of $30,000 set for the per-
current drive in the Jax resulting from accidents has run
manently attached to his comm area by guarding the sea lanes :
area is far
obviously from
an unreasonable one. In fact i nto unexpected opposition in
it could be considered nd. and denying their use to an
quite conservative. the House Judiciary Committee,
For training purposes and in enemy.
THROUGHOUT THE NAVY DURING 1958, the So- according to the Federal Employees' the event of war, forces ear- I

ciety provided financial assistance in 83,534 cases and News Digest. marked by the nations involvedare Instructor: "Now remember
The Administration favors the
service involving no monetary aid, in an additional assigned to his direction. statistics don't lie. For
49,271 cases. Activities of the bill, as do Government employee ATLANTIC' example,
Society are carried on THE Command
if two men could build a housein
through 47 auxiliaries and 55 branches unions, and a House Judiciary
located at principal extends from the North Pole to
one day, one man could buildthe
Subcommittee which held recent
Navy and Marine Corps stations throughout the hearings also appeared the Tropic of Cancer and from same house in two days.

world.When thetic. sympa- the coastal waters 0 f North Understand?"

financial problems play havoc with the livesof America to those of Europe and Jones "You
But it is reported that some : mean that if one
Navymen and their families Africa, except for the English
they can rest assured
Southerners on the group are boat could cross the ocean in six
that Channel and waters around
the the
Navy Relief Society will be
standing by to
help concerned over what they feel
them That is, it will be standing by if the Navy may be Federal intrusion on British Isles. I days, six boats could cross it in

people continue to support the Society with their con- States' rights.It The'area entrusted to SAC- one day."
tributions. -
is reported they are concerned y ;p:r. xt L'.R +n rxt Yeti X H --

over the provision wherebythe

Own A Share In America Attorney the various General civil suits could in defend the-

various State courts.
SHARE is a word that means much to Americans. Our

nation was founded on the principle of sharing-sharing the good
Langell And Burks,. Top
a 4:
things and the responsibility for government itself. .t
AE (A) Graduating Class
NOW WE ARE REMINDED that a convincing way to share w I
in America is the Aviation Electrician's Mate: ;
through Payroll Savings Plan for regular pur- ; .
chase of United States Savings Bonds. No financial program School, Class A, honored Gary A I t'r

\ in history has had the scope and appeal of this one, which in its Langell, AEMAN, and Richard

seventeen years of existence has brought more than 40 million Burks, AEIAN, this week. The :, cy

citizens the interest-bearing backlog of $42 billion is savings.To duo graduated at the head of

join the army of American citizens who save regularly their respective phases in class Ct

through Payroll Savings is not to "give to a cause" unless the 5903. \

cause be our own financial security
as we accumulate guaranteed
Each of the men have beenin
savings in a form safer than cash itself. True we would glady .
give our dollars for America's defense and to promote her the Navy nine months. Langell : t :rt.j

well-being, but with Savings Bonds we do this by becoming goes to Helicopter Squadronfive "

shareholders in America, receiving a good return on our investment in Key West. Burks will (
serve with VFP-62, NAS Cecil

WE ALL PROFIT BY THE Payroll Savings Plan and not Field, Fla.Notice v \K\i }Jrw4 '

just in cash returns in the financial stability of individualswho S..i }

On InoculationsRoutine -- .........._w."w..?......,....o7"...<.. '
make up a stable community, which is part of a strong \ ----- !
ENDS NAVAL CAREER A1 colorful ceremonies last
nation in which there is indeed strength. inoculations will be Thursday at AGO School at NATTCenter CWO Oscar Billings- .I
given at any time during regular Icy, (right) retired from the
Navy after more than 22 years I
When join the Payroll Savings Plan not only investin
you you working hours in the Outpatient service. Capt. Charles L. Moore Jr., (center) commanding officer
your own future, but that of your country's. When you sign Department of the Naval Hos- of NATTCenter, was on hand to present Billingsley a letter of j
appreciation for his outstanding services to the Center. The
Share In America.
up, you pital. Waldo, Ark., native retires with the rank of W4.r .



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7 May 1959 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

I Operation Boys' Home Slated To Take Place MondayOperation

Boys' Home will squadron members in adoption program of extending a "helping equipment and various farm ani-
achieve official status Monday, ceremonies at the Home on Uni- hand" to orphaned boys. mals to the Home.Construction .
May 11, at about 1300 when sailors versity Boulevard.At This program includes social: of a hobby shop Births at the Naval Hospital:

and officers of VA-44 will that time, chief petty officer visits to the members homes, where the boys will learn skillsin April 13-girl, Regena Elease,
formally "adopt" youngsters at Steve Earner, who is largly- responsible tours on the base and excursionsto woodworking, painting and to Robert Kincade,AO1,and Mrs.
the Jacksonville Boys"* Home. for getting "Operation"off recreational points of interest.In other arts and craft for which Kincade; boy, Jeffrey Richard, to

Admiral Kenneth Craig, com- the ground, will present adop- addition, the project calls for prizes will be awarded is also Lt (jg) and Mrs. Frederick Fish-

mander of Fleet Air Jacksonvilleand tion certificates to 75 boys, aged squadron members volunteeringspare planned. i back, and girl, Teresa Nadine, to
four will officially David Jennings, A02, and Mrs.
commander Naval Air to 18 years. Monday's ceremony -
Bases, time for construction of a
The "Weekend Fathers" and inaugurate the Boy s" Jennings. '.
Sixth Naval District, and Comdr.C baseball diamond of the
the Boys' Home Committee, 28 repair Home project, although monthsof April 14-boy, Ricky, to John
A. McDougal, VA-44 skipper, squadron members and their Mom 's boat landing, and donat- planning and work have pre- Rego, GM3, and Mrs. Rego; boy,

will arrive by helicopter to join wives, have set themselves a ing a boat, riding pony and ceded Kevin Jay, to Ronald Lynch,
--- YN3, and Mrs. Lynch; boy, Mark

Tickets Issued i } s} it.Scouting Stephen, to William Ashcraft,
} I ADR3, and Mrs. Ashcraft; boy, J
I Emma Jane, to Roy Draughon,
231 Traffic
\ E Ey ICC, and Mrs. 'Draughon, and
I VA-44 girl, Karen Sue, to Calvert Duke,
Violators HereTraffic The Hornets welcome the following ALC, and Mrs. Duke.

officers reporting aboardas April 15-boy, Emmett Frank,
violations continued replacement pilots: Lt (jg) to Frank Kenney Jr., AN, and
numerous aboard the Naval Air John Vreeland, Jr., Lt. Walter Mrs. Kenney; girl, Valorie Sue,
Station last month with 231 tic- Ohlrich'Jr. and Ensign John Sul- to Roger Scott, AN, and Mrs.
kets issued by Station police. livan.A .
Scott; girl, Ramona Denese, to
Appearing before the Traffic hearty welcome is extendedto Ronald Johnson, AA, and Mrs.
Officer were 150 cases while the the following enlisted men, Johnson; baby girl, to Donald

U. S. Commissioner' disposed of all airman apprentices, reportingto Smith, AQ2, and Mrs. Smith;

15 cases. their first duty stations: Dale girl, Shirley Ann, to Stanley

Following offenses were com- :J.i Cribb, Michael Furillo, Barry Holmes, AOl, and Mrs. Holmes;
mitted during April: reckless '..:.,.J<) Knoll, Robert Touhy, Thomas girl, Cindie Marie, to Jerald
driving, 10; improper parking, Medd, Charles Hooker, Thomas Frost, and girl, Cynthia Jo, to
100; failure to stop at stop sign, :.: i KnIpe, Thomas Hubner, William Sgt. and Mrs. Bobie Wallace.
17; speeding, 59; faculty equip- ....J:: > Nakoff and Ronald Mason. April 16-boy, John Lamar, to

ment, three; inattentive driving, i't.'rii. The two pilots completing VA-' Harry Evans, SD1, and Mrs.
four; on-Station accidents, nine; 44's A4D course last week are: Evans; boy, Edward Brysan, to
off-Station accidents, three, other .._. .>':,.-N ....w.........::0.;;:.. Lcdr. Sam Gorsline and Ensign Robert Kranek, IIMI, and Mrs.
offenses, 52. "i Robert Wright III. Lcdr. Gors Kranek; baby boy, to Lt. and

The Traffic Officer handed out WIN "BEN SUGG" AWARD Charles Head Jr.:- (right) line was detached to VA-12, Ce- Mrs. Joseph Grote, and baby boy, \
52 restrictions, sent eight viola- explains innovation for design of A-C Generator Drive Unit cil Field, and Ensign Wright to Frederick Battrick, ADI, and
tors to traffic school, two were Adaptor to Capt. Thomas B. Haley, NAS Jax O&R Officer. The leaves for VA-86, NAS Oceana, Mrs. Battrick.
restricted and had 'their adaptors enable a complete operational check of auxiliary drive Va.
cases unit and alternating current generator drive units on F4D planesin
sent to the commanding officer, the shop. Head won a 250 dollar Beneficial Suggestion check, Federal College Possible ,
17 warnings were given, two along with fellow employee Warren Courson. '
cases dismissed' 12 went to the i :Navy' Wives A government-sponsored staff \
commanding officer for action and college for Federal career executives -
one indefinite, suspension was Simple Phone Courtesy has been proposed by
given. :, Deputy Veterans Administrator
CornerCommittee I
Suspended cases for the month 1 Bradford Morse.
numbered 41. Of tickets Issued Does Wonders On JobWhen Such a college to help career

during the month, five were for- appointments wer: employees in the development of
you answer the phone made at last week's f
warded to other commands for phone receiver is a delicate in meeting o their jobs is urgently needed, I
docs your "HELLO" shatter Navy Wives Club 86 at the clubhouse -
action and two violators were strument designed to convey thmessage' e Morse declared.
the eardrums of your caller? in Dewey Park.
visitors here and no action was spoken in normal con-
Or is small demure
your Appointments were: Mrs. William I "
I taken. versation tone. Whaddaya mean, roared the f'
I There were nine accidents of voice the me"cause. .of. your"what's caller's"excuse that To signal the operator in Raab, pin chairman; Mrs. politician, "by publically insult-
privately-owned vehicles i transferring a call, press the but- Donald Reed and Mrs. Howard ing me in your old rag of a papI I
and say" "WHAT!
I seven involving you ton all the way down, slowly, Mortensen, Not New Shop pick- er? I won't stand for it,and I demand -
government ve- THE S T A TION'S telephone
up helpers, and Mrs. Jim Mar- immediate "
several times. A rapid successionof an.
aboard the Station.
switchboard, whose operators
I flicks the switchboard tin, Snack Bar. answered the
sometime handle more than 700 on may "Just a moment,
Junior "Papa appear as a steady light and It was announced that effec- editor. "Didn't the news item appear -
: just slipped on calls an hour, suggests a few I
the ice on the front walk." telephone courtesies that might signify to the operator you are tive immediately the Navy Wives exaactly as you gave it to ,

Mother: "What did he,say?" improve the service we expect through speaking. Nursery will remain open until us, namely, that you had resigned -
Junior: "Shall 1 leave out the from this vital communicationsarm. REMEMBER only numbers 1800 Sundays.The as city treasurer?"
naughty words?" secured through the switchboardcan Club has planned a cock- "It did, but where did you

Mother: "Of course, dear." We all know better than to be transferred. Numbers' tail party May 22 at the Clubhouse print it? In the column under

Junior: "He said nothing. shout into the phone. The tele- automatically dialed, may not. in honor of Capt. and Mrs. the heading, 'Public Improve-
If you should dial the' wrong
number tell the party who Elliott W. Parish Jr. ments."

answers the phone. ,Don't just 1 y
s, ..y&icJ hang up abruptly without a
+ word.
'M.C::' Y.yw. S
Be specific when seeking a
number from Information. We all f
... '4 :J
:Y.I get involved with abbreviationsand

code names, but don't be
the type who baffles the operatory

\ saying "What's the No.
-I of the OOD at Operations VP-
Z222 in the Sup. Bldg, PDQ???"

DON'T LET cobwebs gather on

rcr your phone before you return a
promised call. Someone is wait- :V.. ii'v'f '
ing for your information, and you f Y. '

:\.. :. i4.4; :+;': UTt $Y'fY may be holding up a vital opera- }
'!;'i: s..i tion.
If you are going to be away

,, from your office or home base,
Y 4 lbw, a.'f. r check in for phone calls.

fS And if you cannot go to the I
I( phone immediately-don't keep
your party hanging! That's just
tieing up the phone and an im- 4

i patient caller. ,__- Oft" ____, __ "" __
S STUDYING PAYS OFF Hitting"the books was the right The telephone can be a power- INSPECTS COMMISSARY Assistant Secretary of the
course of action for LDO selectee Stanley Sumara, AOC (seated) ful instrument for winning Navy (Material) Cecil P. Milne (center), looks over the frozen
S and Charles Player, SHCS who was selected for Warrant Of. friends and efficiency ratings, or foods counter at NAS Commissary Store during his visit here
ficer. Sumara, currently with O&R, will be commissioned in a source of annoyance and bruised last Tuesday and Wednesday. Milne headed the Navy Ship's
January and go to Newport, R. I. for officer' training, while Store Advisory Committee which held its annual spring conference -
Player, now with Commissary Store gets his WO appointment I nerve endings. It all depends on. here. Left is Comdr. H. J, Skipper Navy Exchange Officer,
sometime during fiscal 1960. how we use it! and right is Lcdr. A. E. Raslmes Commissary Officer.

Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS 7 May 1959



officials throughout the Attention has been called to plastic material will stick to the

nation have issued a warning thata three recent cases where small face effectively shutting off the

potential child-killer is being children, all under four years of air supply. I.'
brought into the home regularlyin age, were suffocated' while play- Although apparently very flim- 4.
the form of large plastic bags. ing with the large clothing type sy, the airtight material is in < Wt

The plastic bags are those used bags. reality tough and stretchable.This .. }
in protecting freshly cleaned Because of the static electricity combination, along with the + 1 .
garments and certain bulk food created by contact with the frantic effort of the child to free

items.: child's face and hands, the filmy himself, can be quickly fatal. I r: .

Three Mavymen,

Marine Among

Space PioneersFour

of 57
out seven per- s/ASYAYi:4LNiV077FW,>] : :CW..O..n.riS.:..vrc.5..."., ,.,..rn..T..............._SS ...............-.gyp,
cent. These are the odds on the
LAST: :W GRADUATES -- Aviation FundamentalsSchool
FrC chances that the man chosen to closed last Friday. Here, Maj. David Bidwell,
become the first human pioneer (right) AvFund Training Officer, pauses with Reynold Christian
into space will be a member of son and James Clark, lust before graduation of AvFund's final I
}? ,,i,?} ytt the Sea Services. class. Clark, mechanical phase honor graduate, will go to Cherry
point, N. C, while Christianson, tops in electrical, now goes to
Out of.* field of over 100 prospective NATTCenter, Memphis, Tenn.
all but seven
: itf astronauts, ::::

iiisrarii were Mercury.eliminated Out of the for seven Project,j one I i| BREEZES |I BC-BS Members

Marine and three Naval officersare
being tested and will continue Father: "Why were you kept Being Polled On
to be tested for the next after school, son?

two' years to determine which Son: "1 didn't know where the Higher AllowanceCivilian

will be the lone traveler into Azores were."

... the mysterious realms of outer Father: "Well, in the future, employees of NAS Jax

9r:+rrR :a}k. ..wavwN+7tL.Yeie}e{b. r. .. space. you remember where you put Blue Cross-Blue Shield hospital,
SUB-HUNTING RESERVES NARTU Jax Reservist are Who will it be? No one will things." medical-surgical group are being
shown returning from Atlantic Fleet Anli-Submarine Exerciselast know until the day of the actual requested to indicate their choice
week. The locals took part in ASW warfare training with flight. All are married, fathers, The bull session had reachedthe for higher basic room allowance.The .
their Grumman S2F "Trackers" and Lockheed P2V "Neptunes."
The advanced operation involved air, surface and submarine military test pilots, veterans of stage of showing snapshots. present Blue Cross hospital
units of the Fleet. Left to right are members of one crew, Lykes WWII and/or Korea, and pilots "That's Aunt Minnie in this contract provides for only a sev-
Wells. AD3; Billy. Joyce, AEAN: Lt. George Weaver and Li. one. She's the fattest member of en dollar a day basic room al-
with at least 2300 hours flying
Joseph Ponds.Reserves. "
our family. lowance. While original intent of
"Yeah? Well, who's that stand- the Blue Cross plan was to pro-
Take Active Role The Sea Service astronauts I ing behind her?" vide a contract to cover at least

I are: Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, 37; "No one. That's still Aunt Min- 75 percent of the basic hospital'
charges, recent increases in hospital -
Lcdr. Walter Schirra, 36; Lcdr. .
care have nullified this aim.
In Anti-Submarine WarfareJacksonville Alan Shepard, Jr., 35, and Lt.
Two youngsters proved that For this reason, it appears evi-
area Naval Air Reservists attached to ;Malcolm Carpenter, 33. I humans are always out to get dent the minimum basic room

NARTU have spent the past 11 days taking part in an Atlantic something for nothing. allowance will increase family

Fleet Anti-Submarine exercise.The Lounge Honors Boy: "My father's a doctor, so coverage premium 50 cents per
exercise an advanced I the increasingly important. role I can be sick for nothing." month and individual subscriber
training operation involving air
surface and submarine units of, of the Naval Air Reserve in the Mother's Day Playmate: "My dad's a min- premium 20 cents per month.

the Atlantic Fleet, was conductedoff Navy's Anti-Submarine warfare The woman in everyone'slife ister", so I can be good for noth- Of course, considering the

the East Coast and was directed plans." Mother, is being honored ing. average hospital stay of five days,
by Vice Admiral William The "Weekend Warriors" of this Sunday. Her day will be the additional two dollars room
,Dentist:"Open wider, please." allowance more than offsets addi-
G. Cooper Jax Naval Air Reserve flew
Commander of At- celebrated at NATTCenter by Patient "A-a-a-a-aah "
: ? tional premium cost.
lantic Anti-Submarine around the -clock surveillanceand
Defense open house.in the EM Lounge Dentist (Inserting rubber
Force. search missions during the While it is intended to change
Building 593, from 1500 to towel and sponge) : "How's your
REAR exercisfe from bases I
ADMIRAL Lester K. at Bruns- : the basic Station plan to nine
Price, Commander, 'Fleet Air, wick, Me. and Lakehurst, N. J. 2100. dollars a day room allowance,
Quonset, was operational com- THE CIVILIAN pilots and air- Refreshments will be served
Irked Passenger: "Why did members will be afforded the opportunity -
mander for the exercise. crewmen flew Grumman S 2 F throughout the afternoon. If
Admiral Jerald "Tracker" and Lockheed P2V"Neptune" they build this station so far out to indicate their desires -
Wright, Com- your mother is visiting the of town?" for higher room coverage
mander-in-Chief of the U. S. Atlantic aircraft on AntiSubmarine -
Fleet, said "integration of- Warfare missions, fully Station or lives nearby, bring Station Agent: "I guess it was during the coming month when

the reserve units into this fleet coordinated with those of the her to the Open House. I I near because the they railroad.wanted" to have it they submit their regular monthly

exercise marks a major step in: regular Atlantic Fleet Units. premiums..

\ Rear Admiral Allen SmithNJr,
USAFI Is UrgedFor Chief of Naval Air Reserve

Training with Headquarters at

Preparation NAS Glenview, Ill., said that the

) To Prep School reserve exercise airmen is the largest have taken in which part li.r.-'NC1! !! ,.!,

0 Bluejackets "boning-up" for in advanced ASW (antisubmarine -
Naval Preparatory School pre- warfare) fleet training on a
liminary exams have been urged fully integrated basis.

9 by Bureau of Naval Personnel This exercise gave the "Week-
t to take advantage of USAFIcourses ] end Warriors" a chance to test
3 to review high 'school their ability as members of the
subjects. ASW team on a 24 hour-per-day, r ; ., ::,4
} ,, .,, ,pf .
?:tt : 0 .yky ::f;:}; }a C
N USAFI courses, which may betaken day and night flight operation, : Y; vv: :
by,correspondence, or bor- under all weather conditions. ::w.., .J: $3; (1. a' -i ., f.r$::.:i.

rowed on a strictly loan basis for It 1N -- '-( \ --rttt.; ; j tk4: :::.
rapid review, are available in Blue Cross-Blue Shield } : i.

)" English History., Algebra, Geometry and Payments Are Now Due 4y

i Blue Cross-Blue Shield policy
The recommended courses are holders are reminded that payments -
listed in BuPers Instruction I are due May 11 and 12.

1531.1A, dated Mar. 12, 1959. Payments may be made b y ''.
The Station's I&E officers will check or money order, but cash ,
ra provide educational guidance or cannot be accepted.

t USAFI applications and materials a ax tYaf:++' .
_.__._., ....
BuPers said.Preliminary Then there's the tale of the' iiEADS""TOASTMASTERS CLUB -n Lt Mac "- <<<:: 41.1>k'W U'1: $I-l H :i1
Bailey, (third
examinations for cannibal who wished for a few Jax Officers Toastmasters Club No. 546 is congratulated from right) new president of Navy
entrance to the U. S. Naval Aca shipwrecked sailors to be washed Governor of Tomitmasters. at recent installation ceremonies for Capt.the KkoX. Ung, (center) Area officers .
look Left to Lt. Richard newly-elected
demy, Annapolis, Md., are held ashore ., Said tie needed a dose Helllngs secretary on. : Lcdr.right are Bill HJghsmUh.Blanksnship trasurer; administrative vlce.presldent: Lt. Frits
annually in March. (AFPS). of salts. sergeant-at-arms, and Lcdr. -Moe" Moessner, educational Capt: vice-president.Young Lt Bailey Lt. Sam Anderson


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I May 1959 JAX AIR NEWS Page_5

ClassifiedThe 2000 Here Weekly

( JAX Am NEWS Is pro-

regulations hibited by from Defense listing Department commerf Tour Aboard Station Is

cial advertising.Ads in this column. are limitedto Big Thing To YouthsIn

housing for rent and sale,

rooms, lost and found items and '' JMiD: 2 the spring a young man's fancy turns to love. But, if I

miscellaneous (such as rides you are too young for love, then what? Why, then your

wanted). and swap in duty assignments & : thoughts turn to a visit of Naval Air Station Jacksonville, of

No ads are taken by phone, There is more truth in that than
all must be submitted 4 got home.
personally one realizes. With the coming of
or by mail. The JAX Am NEWS spring, the inevitable happens. ,Dear Sirs,

reserves right to edit all ads: Thousands of children, mostly of) Your trip was very educational.I .

Deadline for ads each week is ,school age, come pouring into the enjoyed the P2V Neptune the

Tuesday at 1200). gates of the Station for a visit. most and the Super Constellation

For Rent AND THAT'S certainly all right Is very interesting how they can

1 Bdrm, unfurn hse. Kit equip, with the Navy, and the Naval tear a plane or a helicopter apart

Water turn. Porch, large yd, car- Air Station. Visits and tours are and put it back together.A. .

port. Furn avail. June 1. 5148101 encouraged as part of the over- T.Orange.

St. Apply 5160, next door. $50 all community relations programand Park:

mo. SP 1-1142. as the Navy's cooperation in Dear\ Sirs,

1 Bdrm hse or 4 rm apt. All the educational programs in I enjoyed the tour very much.I .

elec. -EV 9-0514 or EV 8-9806. __'_ H'" H W"WW', ,,_'_" public schools. know you worked hard Tuesday
3 Rm turn apt. 3218 Herschelst.
INTERSTED SPECTATORS There Is no question where Visits to the Station come under so I am writing this little noteto
EV 7-2221
after bus. hrs. the point of briefest lies in this photo. Students of Melrose, Fla. the heading of "educational tell you how much I enjoyedthe
3 Bdrm turn hse, avail May High School watch intently as an O&R employee works on an trips" for school classes and theyare trip.
15. Lakeshore. EV 9-4870 after engine nacelle of an R4D at O&R. The Melrose group is one of exactly that. Nothing in their The two planes were the most
1830. many school classes who are visiting the Station as part of their I
to but enjoyed -
educational field trips. entire school curriculum gives interesting part me
Rooms in clean home. Reas. ... __ the other things too. I
"" I them a bigger lift educationallythan
1648 Osceola st. EV 7-6912. I will forget this
a visit to the Naval Air know never
2 Bdrm modern brick duplex, Station, according to their own .
lower. 3153 Post stir Large kit, words. trip.P.. S. You are the nicest manI

elec. equip, tile bath. $85. mo. I have ever met!
EV 8-9729. The Station's Service Informa-
? '1rr J. P.
tion Office, and those of other
1 Bdrm furn }
apt. $35. mo, plus Orange Park
} units have been knee deep in
util. Avail Fri. 2854 CorinthionAve. ,
EV 8-4235. visits and tours ever since school Dear Sirs, ,
started in September. A day Thank you for taking us on
For Sale never passes that some group has such a nice tour of the base. I

3 Bdrm block hse, carport, } --J not requested a tour with ma- liked the planes you exhibited
screen porch, patio. 7317 Roslynrd. \E\\ jority of these school groups. for us and I wished I could ride

., Ortega Hills. Carter, EV Since the first of the year, the one. Ow, did my feet hurt! But

7-5178. 4. i t tour branch of the SIO has been I thank you very much.
1 Bath, redwood hse, screen averaging about three tours per S.M. ,
porch, patio. $2300. '
equity. 2354
week 60
involving some groups Dear Sirs,
Barlad. EV 4-1830.
and 2000 persons. thank for show-
: I want to you
3 Bdrm, 3 bath hse. Low equity.
'1221'Ortega Hills Dr. EV 4-2463. Along with those from Jack- Ing me around and letting me see

3 ,Bdrm hse in Lake Shore. Lg sonville, school groups from such the airplanes and fire trucks. I

lot, sep. 2-car garage. 1 blk fret : places as Gainesville, Lafayette like to sit in there and watch
school. Avail now. 4739 DundeeCir. County, Ormond Beach, Ocala, hoW the wire caught on fire and
EV 4-1195. Fla; Valdosta and Waycross, Ga: how the lights went on and off
and even from far away Provid- where it said toaster and some
3 Bdrm, 2 bath hse, avail. im-
ence, R. I. other things. I really enjoyed
Greenway Dr. EV
83072. THE SCHEDULE for visits going into the Hurricane Hunter.It .
within the next few months is made me almost fall coming
3 Bdrm 2 bath
hse. Large Fla.
visitsof down the steps. At first when I
staggering. Upcoming are
rm & lot in Hills.
Ortega 7357
_._,_.. ..........m..mm'mm_ 350 Explorer Scouts in June: was in the fire station, I was
Greenway Dr. EV 7-6694.
WantedRideFrom PROOF POSITIVE What the hundreds of school students an Atlanta Scout Troop in July: scared to go down the pole but '
think of their visit to the Naval Air Station can be found in Waves in conjunction with the when I saw them coming downit
Ortega Hills, 7253 many letters to the Station. Here Mike Tuferella, ADC, in Wave Convention in July, and I wasn't scared anymore. I
Pineville Dr. to Bldg. 110, Supply. charge of the tour branch of the Station's Service Information hundreds of other school child haven't ever seen anybody put
0730 1600. EV 7-6509. Office and chief of tour guides, gets a chuckle from one of the I
like that. sure enjoyed -
Riders From Riverside or letters addressed to him personally, which closed with this P.S. out a fire
"And you are the nicest man I ever met!" In their, own words ren.How they appreciate the opportunity myself.
Murray 0800
1630. La-
youths who visit the Station find it one of the most exiting L. J. H.
visit the Station is
Pan, ext. 348 or 671.Vaccine. trips of, their lifetime. Romona School
best described in the many letters
received from them. Spaces does Dear Sirs,

Immunization Is Your not permit publication of all let- I liked going down the pole,

I ters. A few sample copies are I wished I lived ,at the Naval Air

reprinted herewith, unedited: Base. I would be a fireman working -

Best Bet For Polio Protection Dear Sirs, there. I would go down the

We wish to thank you for the pole all the time if I was their.;

"If you are one of the 17 million young adults still un- opportunity of having your won- 1: would put a fire out.
I vaccinated, get an immunization of Salk vaccine right now," Salk Vaccine vs. PolioA derful guided tour of the Sta- John 4th Grade

Capt. J. E. Fulghum, NAS Jax Medical Officer, recommendsfor tion. No textbook could replacethe Romana School

best protection against polio. Dramatic Victory experiences we had on this

One month after the initial trip.
have received one or two injec- ..
vaccination second dose is of the and in -
boys girls ,
a ne- Many -
tions, take the third and booster ,
cessary. The third, or booster our class have fathers who workor -.
doses on stationed at NAS and the
shot, should be taken seven are ALL SAINT'S CHAPEL
months later. 3. If you have not had a fourth tour was a double joy to us. Sunday. May 7

shot, ask your medical officer To Aerology, the Hurricane 0930 Sunday ,School, three-
Hunters O&R VP-16 the bus
NOW IS the time to protect about one. Authorities are recommending (0fo drive and, tour guide, Chief, Tuf- year-olds through adults, Bldg..

against the high incidence' of a fourth immunization erella, we, are most grateful for 722; Service of Divine Worship. ,

polio during the coming summer one year following the third their extended courtesies. Several Chaplain Beatty.*
1100 Service of Divine Worship ;
months, according to Capt. Fulg- injection. I i at our school have taken this -
Chaplains Prickett and
hum. After checking the graphof tour and we all heartily agree
4. If you are pregnant, start this tour to be tops in educational Alexander.
a study of 320 polio cases in
the immunization as soon as field study. 1830 Teen-age Fellowship,
the Detroit epidemic last year, Small Chapel Senior-Hi Fellowship
possible. Paralytic polio is two Yukon, 6th Grade ; -
the following steps should be Dear Sirs, Bldg. 722.
or three times more likely to
taken to avoid, such a disaster I enjoyed the tour of the Naval 1930 United Fellowship of:
here: strike the pregnant woman than Air Station. Most of all I enjoyed Protestants, Bldg. 722.

the non-pregnant. going through the planes and ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL

1. Vaccinate a 11 adults and 5. IF YOU or your child has Shots-None 1 or 2 3 O&R where my father works. Sunday. May 7

children immediately. Childrenof Touring through the planes was 0830 and 1000 Sunday Mass..
had polio, follow the same vac- polio more than once. I interesting and educational. The ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL
two or three months can receive I '
cination schedule as suggested in Now that we have an effective movie was interesting.A. Sunday May 7

the Salk vaccine at the the second paragraph above. The polio vaccine, our protection is A.Orange. 0630 Sunday Mass.

same time as the D.P.T. II diagnosis may have been in, error only possible through proper and Park, 6th GradeP. 0930-Protestant Divine. ,Serv-,

2. IF YOU and your children ,, and it is possible to have complete utilization of it. S. I soaked my feet when ]I[iice.I .

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Page 6 !A"X"AIR NEWS 7'.I.!

.. '1 I Rudiments Of

Ten-Pin SportTo


Be Taughl

A free' school of bowling is to
be conducted Saturdays from
1300 to 1500 at the NATTCenter

Bowling Lanes, Building 517.

+ II Dependents of all personnel
With TheToastmasters : tabps1 ; 'w attached to units of the Com-
ir w4ff posite Recreation are elig-

A : .. f&fl. i4.; ible for this instruction.After \ .
$ ; completion of instruction
.ii ; : two leagues will be formed.
One will be the Bantam League
A lively table topics on humor-
' ous anecdotes opened the Navy *4 composed of boys and girls 10-13
I Jax Officers Toastmasters meet- : & gt q qt and the other the junior, madeup

II ing last Thursday night. of 14-17 year-olds..
A There will be no charge for In-
Bill Hamilton introduced himself stru tion. However, the cost of
;I with his first speech, the icebreaker bowling in the league will be

,. Following this, Don the regular fee of 25 cents a
---- --------- ----------
I Dorety gave his first post-basic RECEIVE 20-YEAR PINS Six employees of NAS Jax Public Works Department, who have game.
\ speech on "The New Masses." given a total of 94-and-one-half years of service la the Station, were presented 20-year pins by' M/Sgt. Steve Mayer, a Certified -
Kirb Callam then talked about Capt. J. Henry Eiter, (right) Public Works Officer of NAS Jax. Receiving veteran service pins are
his ideas in the world of ad- (Left to right) Claude Madrin Jest Newsom, James Bailey, Laymon Cothern, Clifton Nunnery andWilliam American Junior Bowling
, vertising. Hough. Another recipient, Samuel Jenkins, is missing from photo. Congress Instructor, has volun-
teered his services to help buildup

:!+t1 i Bill Price rounded out the fun- the interest of the teenagersand
filled evening with "The State of We Mustn't Let Public Unconcern Infringe youngsters, in a clean whole-

r I Mind That Kills." Callam won some sport, during summer vaca-

"speaker-of-the-week" cup. On Our Passive-Civil Defense Efforts tion.
;1 Master evaluator was Dick Special Services has some extra -
Blankenship. Evaluation team I (This is the eighth in a series on, the National Plan for Sur- : light balls on hand for this
f;I consisted of Moe Moessner, Hank vival and Defense in case, of attack or other emergency. Just how," lication and preparation of plansto program. However, to be suc-
r Young, Max Bailey, and Frank the individual fits into the overall picture will be covered). defend the populace.IF cessful, a large number of parti-
ATTACK were an illusion, cipants will be required to take
Magget. Does the enemy have to be tangible before you recognize
of this chance to learnto
the military might of this nation advantage
f him? .
v would not stand at the readyon bowl correctly.
I Paul LeBlanc Does love of freedom home and
won speaking your family, countrymean I a 24-hour basis. Personnel interested should
t, honors at the past meeting of so little that you will take no action to preserve them?
THE PROGRAMS of Civil and Civil Defense is based on the contact the Bowling Lane attendant -
Mar Nav Toastmasters Club 2280. Passive Defense are being defeated prepared because they have ignored oldest American tradition-that at NATTCenter Bowling
available information. I every man will personally pro- Lanes Building 517 immediately.A .
LeBlanc the
won the honor with by public's general
If family protection was a I tect his own family.
his apathy to them. They are livingin
treatment of "Do ServicemenNeed
matter of grabbing the backwoods mountaineer
the never-never land of "it simple Since the jet and missile age
A Pay Raise?" can't happen here." trusty old flintlock to fend off attack -, has almost relegated the rifle to found a mirror which a tourist
by Indians or wild animals museums, we must resort to more
On the had left.
same program were Results of the recent CD phaseof
there would be no need for the
advanced means of selfprotection. -
Russ Smith, who spoke on "Well it ain't old
project Operation Alert 1959 point up existence of CD/PD organiza- if my pappy.
Our are at hand.
No.6; Ed Wright, project I weapons I never knowed he his pic-
: No. 4; Wally Miller, project No. the fact that most people are un- tions; no need for cohstant pub- They are the measures developedby had

t 3, and Dick Murphy, who gave Civil Defense.If ture took.
,, an impromptu talk on "Toler- disaster strikes, the advance He took the mirror home, and 1
'R ance." planning and training of militaryand sneaked it up into the attic to

l' civilian forces will forestall hide it. But his actions didn't J
s Wally Conyers
was toastmasterand
prolonged recovery; will definitely his
suspicious wife.
Bob Geles issued topics for escape
minimize loss of life and prop-
, table That night, she slipped up into
topics.'i erty, and will speed rehabilitation -
of the masses. the attic while he was asleep and

J Navy Civilian Toastmasters THEIR INTEGRATED plans found the mirror.

speakers' were in a serious moodin offer the best possible combina- "Ugh," she exclaimed, looking

Tuesday'night's session, with tion to deal effectively with all into it. "So that's the old hag
oratory ranging from the dangersof emergencies.Their he's been chasing.
high labor, evils of big gov- related objectives are
ernment, to safety for the family the preservation of life, protec- .r h3n
in event of an atom-bomb' at- tion of property, and 'recovery

tack. dl from disaster but they can't y. .. :t
do the job alone. .u
Aubrey Silvey :{: rvbx"V : '
reemphasizedthe :{:}::: ::: :k4'a.n:
dangers of high labor and Civil and Passive Defense plansto
high cost of production in his accomplish these purposes are
"Is U. S. Pricing Itself Out Of mere words on paper if they are
World Market;" Andy Planey not widely promulgated, under- : ..
alerted. the audience to the evils stood and utilized.

( of nepotism and arrogance of They have been widely pro- 'kn :. ,
those in public office' who mulgated but generally 'shruggedoff. v ix
are on an uncontrollable spending Few have attempted to

'j binge with "his "Flight from Responsibility _T __ _,__..".,w...""" ;">>". _,.,,,,,..._.w,. "... .....wy,.,,,..,._ understand underlying purposesof
i ; David Moomaw these plans. Are you guilty?
DONATE WITH SMILE Members of the Staff of Fleet .
': chastised the SURVIVAL and
Departmentfor Air Wing 11 recently answered the call for blood donations. Hap speedy re-
its attitude on China, pointing py donors pictured here are (left to right) F. A. Richmond AN: covery disaster can turn into a
1 out the failure of communications W. G. Carter, SNj D. M. Thigpen, YN3 and J. O. Everett, AKAN. nightmare of reality unless all
I with 600,000,000 Chinese in his FAW-11 ranks high on the scale of cooperation with local com- citizens become fully aware of
: talk on "The State Department's munity projects.Armed their responsibilities and take ;.t
: Curtain;" and T. A. Wilkinson necessary action to protect them-
,i provided food for thought of Forces Ball Is Slated telves. J rY e

, "Where Will Your Family Go" ) We don't contend that you lack ?, '# ,
a in event of an attack by the Tuesday At Duval's ArmoryTommy courage to face up to danger; t.n .
I' enemy. we do contend that you are fail-
I Allan and his or- ing to realize wherein it lies.
Toastmaster for the eveningwas from NAS and NATTCenter Spe- ,
chestra, known coast-to-coast, The concerted efforts of a
Bill Clearman, with John will provide music at the cial Services. fully awakened public would ,
Lindberg as table topics chair- Armed Forces Ball 'at Duval Other than the Allan orchestra, prove, as it has in the past, too '

man. Individual critics were County Armory Tuesday, May special musical feautres will include much for any aggressor. Give the '
Ezra Batte, Junior Teske, Bill 12. vocal solos by singing star enemy credit, he is smart; heisn't ; ;
All military personnel attachedto Jeanne Carroll and .Tom, Dick going to tackle a nation thatis
Purcell and Les Comes. Chief JUNGLE JOY Phi Beta
trio.A .
and vocal
; NAS Jax and their dates are prepared on all fronts. Kappa starlet Joanna Barnes
critic was Walt Stanul. invited to attend the annual af- dance at Mainside Gym will What would it profit him? He makes a tree-swinging mate for
Next week's meeting is set for fair. Uniform must be worn by follow on Thursday from 2000 can't afford defeat and we future Hollywood Tarzans. She 1
1830 Tuesday at Karl Hellentahl's all servicemen.) to 2400. All hands are invitedto can't afford not to defeat him.' is Hollywood's newest Jane,
Restaurant. Tickets are available at no cost i attend. So which side are you on? habitat.r. posing. prettily in her Jungle rfl




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May 1959 JAX AIR NEWS Pag 7

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TheWATER i: t y


LINE t't LffEWS ,

Attention, parents of children

sing swimming pools on the

tatIon.Swimming is a sport that cane Nine Teams Battling In6ND

e lot of real fun or grief de-

ending upon the degree of par-

'ntalintelligence regarding dangers Rifle-Pistol Shoot
of swimming pols.

Some facts parents should
now are listed here: t >. Nine commands are being represented in'the Sixth Naval

All pools on this Station, ex- : District Rifle and Pistol Tournament currently .on at NAS

cept pool at "O" club, are oper- Tax.Over pistol range aboard the Station.
|ated as Special Services facilities. / ? ik 100 sharp-eyed shooters Championship rounds in individual -

These pools were designed for, from as far away as South competition will be shot that
and in Carolina and Key West, Fla. are
most restricted
cases are
with four-man teams shooting
Ito military personnel of Iiiijs vieing for glory in the annual day
as part $LiWi on Tuesday. NAB Cecil Fieldis
their welfare and recreation pro-' k shoot, second straight year heldin defending titlist.
this area.SIXMAN.
gram. rifle squads are cur- IN PREPARATION for the pis-

Dependents and guests of per- rently'wrapped up in firing at tol event, the Station range has ,
sonnel use the swimming pools
the Camp.Blanding south- undergone a drastic face-lifting
|at NAS Jax at their own risk. range
west of Jacksonville, near Starke. in recent weeks. .
All personnel are enjoined to
+ 3+SY 9. tNEPTUNE'S Riflemen are in the second day Some 30 new targets, plus new
j observe posted hours of operation '
of competition with final round bench rests, on the firing line,
and pool regulations and to
( shooting slated tomorrow. NAS have been installed.
conduct themselves in such a
I manner as to cause no injuries or Key West is defending champion. Vieing in the pistol event for'
floss of life.Although. Pistol shooters begin the bat- Jax Navy are: Bert Bankster of
tle for honors Monday at the VW-4; G. D. Carpolotti, NATT-'
qualified lifeguardsare
Center; Fred Marshe, VA-44; Art
provided and all precautions
Newman NAS Jax Earl Pay-
are taken, neither the Station NIECES Hailing of Station swim Racing
opening ton, VW-4; John Rowe, NAS Jax,
I nor the Government can assume ming pools are Sophia Sayalovich, AC3, and Ellen Gay SKI, and Johnnie Davis and Charles
esponsibility in case of accidents. two NAS Jax Waves. Sun-kissed skies and a balmy breeze welcomed Is
Children under 12 years of age bathers when the pools opened last Thursday. When Popularity Valentine, of NATTCenter.
I who do early arrivals got there, however, our two mermaids were already Pistol firing is due to start at
not have a Red Cross
there, splashing around.DIAMOND. On IncreaseInterest
both and Tues-
I Intermediate Swimmer's Car d'' on Monday

ust be accompanied by an adult. in shell racing has day. Personnel are invited to

[ Persons should never engage in LEADERS soared since the NATTCenter i watch the matches.Golfers .

swimming immediately after eat- Marine Aviation Detachment

ing a meal. formed a crew and acquired a ReadyFor

Navy Jax sailing enthusiastsare If interest warrants, a' Jax
faring well in the competitionfor the haze of battle settles NAS Jax
Force was gaining an 18-13 win Navy-Marine varsity crew will
Mainside Softball diamonds
the Greater Jacksonville over over O &: R. be formed next year. If you'd
Sailing Trophy, awarded twice two unbeaten behe-
In other last week like to participate, contact Lt Title Warfare
moths VAP-62 and VP-18 are games ,
annually by the JacksonvilleArea ,
Col. William P. Mitchell at ex-
Chamber of Commerce.The showing the way in intramural Medical, showing more strengthas tension 8320. The annual Station Golf

Navy boats, rather than competition.THE the Hornets season progresses, trippedthe Those applying for tryouts fo. Championship Tourney gets underway -
10-4, and FAETU
skippers, accumulate points Inasmuch LATTER club, always a decisioned the Hospital 9-4. crew racing 'must be willing tc I with qualifying rounds
as skippers change from power to be reckoned with in face a great deal of hard work this weekend at the NAS Jax

regatta to regatta. Point stand- the diamond sport, had five open AE School Pacing PlayIn and physicaI'conditioning.. course.

ings at present for Navy Jax days last week but V AP..62played Their duty schedule must per- The tourney, which annually

boats are as follows: Whaleboat two contests, downing the Center Bowling Loop mit workouts in the shell or on attracts a large field, is open to

(ICHI BON) ...20 Rhodes Ban- Marine Barracks, 9-2, then edg- Aviation Electrician's Mate the rowing machine three daysa all military personnel and retired

tams No. 572 ,...22 Rhodes Bantams ing Medical, 6-5. School continues to lead the way week during the season, from persons who are members of the

No. 573 ....21. Big noise was produced by in' the NATTCenter intramural 1500 to 1700.Personnel golf club.

Final race for the present Fasron Six, which won three and scratch bowling league. at least six feet tall First round matches can be

Series 59A is due to be held May lost one tilt in a busy week. The Marine Aviation Detach- are desired,however, any men in played at anytime, but must be

31 at, the Florida Yacht Club. I Lone loss came at the hands of ment, a strong contender, lost good physical condition will be completed by May 16. Final

VA-44's Hornets, 10-6. three points last week while the considered. round must be played on or before -

Wins were spun over Fasron high flying Sparkles took four Previous rowing experience is May 31.

BRAVES FACE 109, 5-3, Marine Barracks, 11-4, points. not necessary. Persons considering The 16 low qualifiers this week-

HORNET CLUBThe and NARTU, 5-4. The Sparkles have a 31-9 mark, trying out for crew should be end will form the championship

NARTU downed Ordnance and MAD, 26-14, with NAWS, 24-15, reasonably sure they will be bracket, who will play from

Jacksonville Braves Gunnery, 8-6, when the O &: G and Support Splinters, 19-21 aboard the Station for two years scratch. Three numerical flights
open a five-game stand againstthe hurler lost a lead due to loss of rounding out the top four teams. from date of application. will be formed with play con-
Charlotte Hornets tonight ducted on a three-quarter handi-
control. The Reserves againin
at new won
the Jax baseball park. basis.A .
a Pier 9 brawl with MARTD, cap
All games start ,at 2000 ex- does not have to com
coming out on top, 2118.O person
cept for Sunday's contest, pete in this weekend's qualifying
&: G came back to trip FAE-
which is slated for 1500. Serv- but
TU, 11-4. The Storekeepers from trials to enter the tourney,
icemen will be admitted to
r can merely attest to their ac-
Supply pummeled
Braves regular home games l. .
27-4, while the 679th Air credited handicap.
for 60 cents. I Prizes will be awarded to the

The Hornets and I and run-

battle.each day through Monday. i .
After a week on the

the locals will return home to Foes In 9.
and AGO (B) Linksters Take
face the Macon Dodgers

Columbus Pirates. #S Y's'Sc;}';;r,: }f i intramural Circuit Lead
Coming MatchesJax y ':Y.: ::N'y,,: .>' 1.x
$ ; 'J9y..y,.y.r.;:; /k 445C''Yl I Aviation Ground Officers School

Navy golfers faltered in I "B" Team took over the lead In

late stretches of the recent Pen- NATTCenter intramural golf,

:3. sacola Navy Invitational although with AE School doging their

putting up a good fight. heels.
1. The first All America foot- Ray Barnett of NATTCenter AGO "B" owns a 10-1 record

[ball team was chosen by whom? figured in the headlines at Pen- while the Sparkles have a 9V4-2
,f ; /; S,Yw 4j'i ...'h !e'rl! %
I When? sacola, registering the tourney's y y3 .59iG.y' !S 'k i'S;' ,'s 5'',:: Y :!;:,'"r'.'Y Y r.p,Jya' ; i slate.
'sf : t d
fiPf i' % 3 N# ;
2. At what university did half- only holeinone.With : ly.y. The Marine Aviation. Detach-

[back Doak Walker star? a 7-2 record, Jax Navyis S ment is third with 8-3, followedby

3. How, many times was Red now eyeing the second half AGO "A," 5%-4, and the Aviation -

(Grange a first team All America of its varsity links schedule with Ordnancemen, 4-5.

choice? seven matches slated. ROUNDING THIRD And churning steam for the swift
(Answers to the Out) Contests are carded with Par- trip home is Ron Michaltki of Supply during last week's Supply- Wishing t 0 whittle your
ris Island, Florida State, Rollins Communications Mainside ,softball game at Yorktown Field. scores? Consult the experts i in
eeigy .6 College, NAS Cecil Field and Tony Murgi. Communications third sacker, heads toward bag the libraries Hogan's "Power
dslsr wailing for throw that never came. MichalskI, who had reached
1 awn IIJPO' 'W uzeq=nog Z NAS Glynco. The "B" team will second on a hit.is scoring on another Supply base knock. The Golf and "Better Golf in 60
$881 UJ dmv0 DJPA\ face JU and Green Cove Springs. Storekeepers romped. 274. Minute," by East are included.,


Page 8 JAX AIR NEWS 7 May 1959

Crews Back From Panama


After Sudden DeploymentContinued : ; Ik ;

( from Page 1))
Dunlap, AE2 and Robert Dean,
expedition,they AMS3.Lt .
were ordered not to use aggressive
action at anytime, but to main- (jg) James Hazeley was
tain a peaceful patrol, photo- commander of the second Nep-
graphing anything suspiciousand tune. His crew included Lt (jg)
reporting it immediately.The Warren Hood, Lt (jg) Ronald Zu- jt gY
planes were under command of zel, Bennie Smalter, ADl, Harold !
Commander, 15th Naval District Robinson, AE2, Freddie Pridgeon,
jointly including the U. S. Air AD2, Aquillia Parker,AT2,James :-
Force and Army. May, AM3, John Riconda, AT2, : : ,>
John Peterson, AT3 and Ray- < <
Although originally ordered to
mond Fulbright A01.
be based at Guantanamo Bay, 1 $ k
Cuba, the planes proceeded directly .-- ) :
to Albrook AFB near Pan- y4 ;
ama, where they were stationed Credit Union
.,86t ''t' f 9
during the mission. A

Two nine-hour patrol flights
were maintained daily, one at Reduces New
0515 and the other at 1000. Re-
,turns for both were made after
nightfall Car InterestMany "' .--......-.-
NEW E-7 WIVES OFFICERS New officers bar taken
PATROLS extended about 360 over reins of the E-7 Wives Club aboard the Station. Office-hold Last Of PoolsTo
miles to the north and some 200 members are unaware en were installed In a recent ceremony. Left to right are
miles to the west, covering an that the Jax Navy Federal Credit Angela Carson, chaplain Beverly Weller, vice-president Del- Soon
area directly north of Panamaand Union has, reduced the interest ores Grams, president Kitty Kohler, secretary Bernadette Open
west of Nicaragua. rate on new car loans to three- Steinberg, treasurer June Quade, parliamentarian and Li. Special Services announces
Robert Wilson, NAS Cecil Field Chaplain, installing officer.VA44 .
''Following their quarters of one percent per opening of the Station's last
return to NAS -
Jax at 1600 and 1700, crewmem- month on unpaid balance. two outdoor pools in the near
bers were greeted by their famil- This averages 4.6% per, annum Pilot In Close CallA I future, following opening of

ies. Both crews had holidays yes- and it would behoove any mem- VA-44 Hornet very nearly I pool number 518 near the

terday. ber contemplating buying a new had his stinger frozen recentlyin his ejection seat. Unexpectedly, NATTCenter Exchange recently. -
Members of Comdr. Zane's car to compare payments with an example of the hazards of his parachute popped and bil- .
crew included Lt (jg) Paul Her- the Credit Union before signingon high altitude) flight. lowed out lazily in the 25-de-
ring, Lt (jg) Ronald Wichman, the dotted line anywhere else. Cruising at. 30,000 feet, Lt. grees below zero ice, blue sky. There are a total of eight
outdoor pools aboard the Sta-
Lt (jg) Roger Bessette, Ensign President Gordon King urges Kenneth Russell's A4D-1 experi- A pilot can freeze in a matterof
malfunction. minutes- this temperature. tion, three at NATTCenterand
enced engine
Daniel Drauss, William Kennedy, all members to utilize services of severe
The pilot's decision to eject was After a long 14 minutes, a very five at Mainside. Building
AD2, Richard McCoy, AMS3 the Credit Union to the fullest.
hastened by smoke in the cock- cold pilot hit the ground. "It was 614, housing the only indoor
Kenneth Horton, AT3, Robert After all, its main function "
pit and an engine explosion. as cold as a well-digger's heels, pool, open throughout the win-
Copeland, AT2, Bobby Woo, aboard the Station is to serve its Immediately, Lt. Russell was Lt. Russell commented on his
ter, is remaining open.
AT3, James Weldon,.A03, Robert membership. out of the airplane and free from chilling descent.

I j Schedule of Special Services Activities and Facilities May 7 '-- 13 I I

MOVIESNAS Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday

Bldg. 612NATTCenter 18002000It 1800-2000 1800-2000 1400-2000 1900 Only 1800-2000 1900 Only
HappenedTo Women Eater Parson and the I Separate Tables Hot Car Girl Giant Gilda
Jane Outlaw Behemoth

Bldg. 563 1900 Only 1900 Only 1400-1900 1400-1900 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only
Floods of Fear It Hap. to Jane Women Eater Parson & Outlaw Separate Tables Hot Car Girl Giant Behemoth

Hospital 1900 only 1900 only 1900 onlyIt 1900 onlyWomen 1900 only 1900 onlySeparate 1900 only
Bandit of Zhobe Floods of Fear Hap. to Jane Eater Parson & Outlaw Tables Hot Car Girl


Bldg. 3NATTCenter 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

Bldg. 955NATTCenter 1000-2100 1000-2100 1000-2100 1400-2100 Closed 1000-2100 1000-2100

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

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

EM. NATTCenterEM 1630-2300 1630-2300 1630-2300
1630-2300 1400-2330 1400-2330 1400-2330
NARTU 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 Closed Closed 1130-1300
1630-2230 1630-2230 1630-2330 1630-2330 1630-2230

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

NATTCenter Gym Open
1300-2100 1300-2100 1000-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100

MAS Bowling 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1300-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB
\ .

NATTCenter Bowling.... 1130-1300 1130-1300 1300-2200' OBE0730Dark 1300-2200 OB 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300
1630-1830 OB0830Dark 1630-1830 OB0830Dark 1630-1830 OB0830Dark 1630-1830 OB 1630-1830 OB
Golf Course 08001800r 0830DarkClosed 0830DarkClosed

Fish Camp 0800hr.. 0800hr.. 0800hr, 0800hr.. 0800hr..
Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown 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 1400-2100 Armed Forces
NATTC Lounge
I I Ball 2000-2400
Open House Duval Co. Armory