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 28, 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 )
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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O&R To Operate Under Industrial FundPlans I i;"i. %. = .

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to operate NAS Jax plemented within the next 12 departments, including electricity, the basis of cost of direct labor, I

Overhaul and Repair Departmentunder ; months, places 0 & R in a status water and heat, will initially be materials and 0 v e r h e a d. An .j Ij j

the Navy Industrial Fund similar to commercial business made to the working capital pro- : estimated overhead rate or rates

were revealed here this week by concerns. < vided the Station under the will be set up to facilitate bill- n,

the Station Comptroller, Charges for all labor and Navy Industrial Fund.

This change in accounting materials used and cost of serv- Customers of 0 & R wjll be ing.The Navy Industrial Fund is : :

procedure, which may be im ices provided by other Station billed ,for services rendered on (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 1)) ; jf
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Vol. 17, No. 12 U.S.N.A.S. Jacksonville,. Florida 28 May 1959 I

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.'".> .;; FLY REGULAR HOP ; I'f'f

Jessie Riddle, AG3, this morn-

ing became the first Wave to fly :.:
... in of her When :
a jet as part job % I Ic
she went up for her initial run I
1irWJF in a TV-2 piloted by Lcdr. Rich-

ard Rider, Assistant i Naval

Weather Service Officer at NAS
/ $! ,
.. ,, .
Jax.The *;:"" :::4> >:* < 'iM'n.: "'''''
third class aeographer, due NEW FASHION This
for promotion next month, is one short-sleeve white shirt may
of four volunteers expected to soon be working uniform for
\ whitehats at NAS Jax. Ap
for of
: fly regularly purposes
provedby SecNav, It's pending
observation above the
weather local authorization. Modeling
clouds. shirt Is Ralph Frisbee. Aft. of
This new extension of aero- NATTCenter Chaplain's Of kg..
\ _____ ___ _
graphers' duties will provide a

three-dimensional picture for CommandantTo

personnel used to working from \\1

charts and statistics.

5 : According to Lcdr Rider this Inspect
move will be a boon to Jet flying,
S I Particularly in bad weather when
4 __._ ._ Jax MarinesCommandant
nmmnn .n "-- Instrument
the pilot Is concerned with -
READY FOR FLIGHT WORK The first Wave rolunteer
Greek AdmiralTo to Include Jet flying among her regular duties, Jessie Riddle, control and radio communication of die Marine
AG3 (right) smiles an 'all set" to TV.2 pilot, Lcdr. Richard Rider, there's little time for Corps, General RandolphMcC.
NAS Jax Assistant Weather Service Officer. The 20.year.old Wave him to study cloud formationsand Pate is scheduled to arrive -
is the first of four volunteers, two of which to ,
Visit HereThe are women receive make any weather,observa- aboard the Station at
jet flight indoctrination and form a high-flying Weather
Chief of General Naval _observation crew, an innovation initiated by Lcdr. Rider. tions. 1020 tomorrow (Friday) for a
Under the of
new program weekend visit to Marine in-
Staff of the Royal Hellenic Navy having an aerographer fly weekly stallations in the Jacksonvillearea.

bf Greece is scheduled to pay a Sunday Memorial Services reconnaissance in summer and I .

brief visit to NAS Jax enrouteto on a regular schedulue in winter, Purpose of the General's visit

Naval Station Green Cove it will be possible to have a here is to inspect Jax area Ma-
Slated To Honor War Dead. trained[ weather observer chart
rines at the three Station Commands -
next June 2.
Springs Tuesday, breaks in the clouds, estimate
Memorial services are slated Sunday at 1100 at NASJax' limits of poor-flying weather and Marine Air Detachment
Vice Admiral i Constantinos
Marine Air I Reserve Training
All Saints Chapel with Chaplain Charles Beatty officiat make
general of
Tsatsos is on a 15 day visit to a Unit, and the NAS Marine Bar-
ing.The are welcome to attend both serv- weather conditions at higher al- racks. Reportedly, he will also
the United States as guest of service will be sponsoredby titudes.
ices. the Marine Reserve detachment -
Fleet Reserve Association, inspect
Admiral Burke Chief
Because of Memorial Day fall- The information these observ-
Branch 91, which will furnish downtown.
Naval Operations. altar flowers for the occasion. (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 2)) (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 1)) UPON HIS arrival at the NAS

He will be accompanied by IMMEDIATELY following the Operations tower, Gen. Pate will

Capt. Constantine S. Denezakos, service, Branch 91, FRA, will be greeted by a Marine Guard

RUN, Naval Attache, Embassy of conduct regular Fleet Reserve w consisting of three platoons from

Greece, of Washington, D. C., Memorial Day rituals at the Sta -:-' i : each of the three commands I:

Capt. Constantinos Egolfpolos, tion's saluting battery.The ( aboard the Station.Immediately .

RUN, Director, Naval War Col- ritual will be highlightedby ,;, following his arrival -
lege of Athens, Greece, and Capt.G. the playing of taps and a -- the General will inspect
Scull USN aide and escort three volley salute from a firing .-.-: .'4 Honor Guard. It is
,_ ; _ the Marine
officer U. S. Naval Attache for squad after which altar flowers yM /- 5 ( aJ anticipated he will inspect Ma-

Air to the US Embassy at Athens, will be placed aboard a helicopter rine installations from 1300 to
and strewn over the ocean. Marine Bar-
Tentative for the ;: 1645, to begin at
plans are ;
In addition to the altar flowers, racks.A .
Greek Admiral's party to arriveat there will be flowers given by 4 4
NAS Operations tower at 1130. STEAK fry at the NAS golf
persons wishing to pay tribute to 4 _
Shack will be attended by Gen-
He will proceed by helicopterto relatives and friends who gave
eral Pate Friday evening, sponsored -
Green Cove Springs to inspect their lives in the service of their .
by the NAS Marines. Also

a group of LSTs docked country. ____ invited to the outing is Rear Ad-
there, then return to NAS Jax. ALL FLEET Reserve members,
miral Kenneth Craig,
from their Ladies Auxiliary, all Station
He is scheduled to depart -
y Jax, Capt. C.L. Moore Jr., NA'l'I'Center -
1445. personnel and their families
here for Norfolk at
_____________ ,1 commanding officer, Capt.
; Elliott W Parish Jr., NAS Jax

I Shoos 7108., 7387 Bondwise commanding officer, and Capt. F.H. .
----r- - Holt, commanding officer of
With just several days remain-
7387 has enrolled 22 of 24 em-
ing in the current U.S. Savings -
Bond campaign, a few more units ployees for 92%, while Rotary b- : Monday morning, the Generalis
scheduled to have
have shot upward in percentage Wing Shop 7108 boasts of 50 of
OVER 90% IN BOND SALES Capt. T. B. Haley, (left) with Marines in pay grades E-7
of participation. 52 joining the Plan for a 96.1% NAS Jax Overhaul and Repair Officer presents "Bond Sales E-8 and E-9 at the Chief's Club. f
Among those showing signs of mark. 90% Or Over" plaques to two Metal Division shops which have
strength in Payroll Savings Plan achieved over 90% participation in the current U.S. Savings General Pate is tentatively
participation are two shops in The'two shops have received a Bond campaign. Scroll-type plaques are accepted for the shops scheduled to depart from NAS

Overhaul and Repair Department "Bonds Sales 90% Or 0 v e r" by (left to right) leadingman Bill Gouchnour of Shop 7387 and Jax at 1200 the same day. Whileon
I leadingmen and Charles Hocnrein of Shop
concocted by Mas ter Volly Reynolds his visit here he will be
7108. Missing from photo is Master Mechanic "Roscoe" Jobe,
Tooling Manufacturing Shop i Mechanic W. R. "Roscoe" Jobe. who conceived the awards. quartered at VIP in ,BOQ.

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Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr. ...... ._...__,, .,......_................. Commanding Officer
Capt GrtyrtoD H Weber................M.......................-..,......... .. ........... ... Executive Officer
NAB Six FleeS Ate Jacksonville

Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig ................................................................................ Commander Dear Sir,
Capt. George R. Luker .........._....._............._................................. Chief of Staff Fat Jax
Capt Uacpheraon Williams ..................................... ........ ......... Chief of Stai /NAB Six Some time back I read a letter Y
n..t Ate WIDer n ra in the Jax Air News
Capt Donald X. Macintosh ....._...............................................'.............................. Commander published %
Cap Charles L. Lambing ...................................................... .............. Chief Staff Officer from an officer expressing gratitude ; I'
aral Air Technical Training Center for the service rendered ,dependents -
Capt Charles I.. Moore Jr. .............................................................. Commanding Officer t\t.-
Comdr. Wilfred K. neshmao .. _? Executive Officer at the NAS Jax Dis- !
Naval Hospital ''
Capt Alton C. Aberaethy ....... . .. Commanding Officer pensary.
Capt John O.:Fvder ..:.........::::::::::::.......:.:::.::.:: ::::.:..:.:.:::::.:..:::.::::::.::::....... Executive Officer For a long time it was my in.

Capt. F. H. Holt .. . ... .... .. .BAnTU.. ... .. .... .. .. ........ ..... Commanding Officer tention to write.you a similar
Comdr. William E.: Hardy ...._............ ......................... ........................ Executive Officer letter and my regret is that
someone beat me to the draw.
Printed commercially with non-approplated funds in Jacksonville Floridaat HAVING five children the
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVXxOS P-X
1998. Distributed to civilian personnel oldest 15 and the youngest almost
:ri1t17: a1of.-sf
: P'dT
Air Jacksonville. I Training
Center Fleet Air Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. four, it cannot. be planned when 4 I II.
Naval BotpltaL they might suddenly get sick or ijei 4
Service Information Officer Comdr. Lewis F. Kellerman and it mine usual- ,
Assistant Service Information Officer ,............... Andrew H. Planey injured seems : a x.b
Editor-Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters-Alba Paterson; Ron Davis AN; ly get hurt or ill after the normal _''n ,.
.... .
Cene Hagan JOSA. Staff Photographer Joseph O'Brien- PH3. working hours. ii '''IJn) :!(: '''''AA'1N6.f .
The Jax Air News is a member of tie Armed Tomes Press Service. I. BACK FROM CONVENTION Several members of Jax
Material appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit 1sgrren. However, the Dispensary at Navy Wives Club attended the Southeastern Regional meetingof
Photographs unites otherwise credited are official U. S. Navy Photo- NAS Jax has never turned us Navy Wives Club early this month in the Norfolk, Va. area.

Editorial: offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone down, regardless of the day or The local club won the membership award for clubs with rostersof
extensions 81 M. the J71 or HI. hour. We have always been met 41 or more persons. In retrospect over their trip are four club
members who were present at the Regional conclave. Left to
with a very friendly and warm Mrs. W. W. Wagner, treasurer: Mrs. R. A. Lotiinger,
I Irt" right are
Answers the Gal I IL&80 .. II II I I attitude and given the best attention -) president: Mrs. J. J. Davis,' vice-president, and Mrs. C. A.

I possible. Shaneck, corresponding secretary.
: L! I I would like to mention a few .
fNfi" of those who have treated us

i well on several occasions: Dr. R. I IV
H. Woody Jr.; Dr./L. P. Nyborg;

J. Tulo, HM3; Lcdr. Evelyn Gum

and a Miss Chambers. There are -

others whose names I could not Many squadron men will be re- Two VA-44 chiefs are behind
the "eight ball" with their
obtain. recent -
ceiving promotions following results -
n MY HUSBAND is retired and of February examinations. promotions to E-8. The new

rn'1 was an ADI while oii( active Upped to chief (E-7) are: R. S. super chiefs are Werner Hodde,

duty. I know that in theory all i Bednarik, to PNC; F. W. Hall, to ADCS, and Thomas Wofford, At>-

persons receive medical care impartially PHC; H. P. McAlexander, to CS.Lt

regardless of rank or YNC, and T. D. Clancy, to AKC. (jg) Ted Bronson was the

rate. In actuality,. this exists at Others promoted, and their first pilot to complete the squad-
some dispensaries but not at ron's AD Replacement Pilot train-
new rates, include: J, L. Wright,
Th ing the of VA-105 with
others.I .merger
AMI; K. S. Korswigh, AE2; J. D.
..:: VA-44 in February. He has
would like to state unequiv- Proctor, AMS2; R. W. Scham- now ,
that I feel reported to VA-15 at NAS Cecil.
ocably my dependentsand ,;
-, ...'..... r, I have received berger, AMH2; J. H. Allred, AT2;
as good S. R. Vanhoy, AT2; J. F. Faris, VA-44 welcomes following officers '"
--------- / fG1 \ treatment as if my husband werea PH2; H. F. Howland, PR2; W. H. who will be going throughthe

---- "- i M1'k senior officer.I Hawkins, PR2; R. N. B Iou n i, A4D program. They are: Lt
I. am sure the fine attitude and (jg) Jimmy Buckley Lt. James
ADJ3; D. W. Burke, ADJ3; R. J. ,

t ,. service reflects outstanding lead- Bacon, ADJ3; D. L. Johnson, AS- Hill,. and Ensigns James Tabb,
; ership and concern for the feeling Roger Johnson and William
J3; J. H. Smoyer, ADJ3; D. Ben-
of the'men in the Navy and
t ld ton, AMH3; D. W. Bufka, AMH3, Lewis.
r their families, as well as the
Ifi w' hu and E. C. Cockrell, AMH3. Welcome also goes out to 'Lcdr,
military services.
The Cherry family thanks all Also, G. W. Johnson, AMS3; Martin Manger Jr., and Lcdr.

at the Dispensary for the good J. T. Lee, AMH3; D. P. Ashworth, Andy Burkett who will also go

ATN3; J. Brumfield, ATN3; T. D. through the program.
Yes, Navy Relief Society will continue lo answer the callas care you have given us.Sincerely .
long as you continue to support it with your contributions.If Dilley, ATN3; A. L. Holt, ATN3; The services of John Gibson,
haven't contributed share do so \D. L. Hageman, ATN3; H. G.
you your today. Frances C. Cherry AT3, will be sorely missed in the

(wife of H. D. Cherry, Saylor, ATN3; W. R. Fuller, PH3; PIO office when he leaves Fridayfor

ADI, USN, Rei.) D W. Swink, PH3; J. Cleverly, NAS Lakehurst, N. J. and

House Schedules HearingsOn PN3, and R. .F. Lane. PN3. VP-3. Gibson is the artist who

A fat lady was standing on the drew the cartoons for the VA-44

Veteran Pension broken scales( with the indicator VA44Congratulations newsletter.Bride .
SetupWashington stuck at 75 tohen a drunk hap- are extendedto

pened out o/ a nearby saloon and Roy Corbitt, ATI, and Richard : "Well, Gene, dear, what
(AFPS-Hearings on legislation to moder- looked his Swenson, AN, selected as Blue-
over shoulder. will 1 get tJ cook a dinner like
nize the veterans' pension structure are expected to get und jacket-of-the-Month and Plane
erway in Congress soon. "My "God," he exclaimed, "she's Captain-of-the-Month, res p e c- that for you every night?

Rpn_ Olin- R! TV nemi. fD-TpvasV----It chairman nf the House hollow. tively. Gene: "My' life insurance."

Committee on Veterans'? Affairs, ]
will set a date with the provisionthat : or $2,700 with dependents.
CURRENTLY flat pension rates
substantial agreement be-
be arc paid on an "all or nothing"
tween interested groups can
basis regardless of variance of
reached by that time.
other income and without regardto
THE NEW pension legislation,
marital status or number of
submitted to Congress on April dependents.The .
15, features a "graduated scale"of
"graduated scale"
needs.payments keyed to individual posal would be keyed to both h

the amount of other income and : '., t.
The Veterans Administrationsaid also the number of dependents.The ? ;} (

the proposed bill, if passed, VA said the principle of

could increase pensions for 55 the "graduated scale" involves

per cent of the 1,223,000 veter- paying higher pensions to vet-

ans, widows and children now erans, widows and orphans mostin

on the rolls. I need and lesser sums to those

It also would increase pension least in need.

payments from the present $993 AS AN EXAMPLE the VA ex- gi:

million by $100 million the first plained that under the new bill
year in operation.At a veteran under 65, with three

present, WWI, WWII and dependents, no outside income :
Korea vets who meet length-of- and on the rolls less than 10 Li j

service and discharge require- years would receive $100 per

ments are eligible for pension if month an increase of 50 per _ ____" "

they are considered permanentlyand cent over the present rate. EIGHT NATTC CHIEFS GET PROMOTIONS Eight Naval Air Technical Training Center
totally disabled for reasons This same veteran's payment, chief petty officers were given promotions to the new super rates of E-8 and E-9 during a ceremony
not attributable to service, and if however, could dip as low as'$10 last week in the office of Comdr. Wilfred E. Fleshman, (left) NATTCenter executive officer.
Advanced were (from left) James Brown AECS Frank
: Taylor AECS Oscar
: Davis, AOCS: Mil-
if has near-the-
month he
their annual incomes do not exceed
ton Hurst, AECS: George Hirepan ADCS: Chest Wrzoi, AECM: Alexander Gromyko, AECS.
$1,400 (with no dependents) limit income from other sources. and Frederick Karnes, AECS.


I 28 May 1959 JAX ,AIR NEWS I Page 3 ,

FL24 Lat Contributions Put

3p" Health Drive Over Top

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Belated contributions from four aircraft carriers homebased -

at NAAS Mayport, :plus several other Fleet Air Jax

units, sent the total donation to National Health Agencies

bv military: and: civilian: personnel of Jax Navy.. units to an

afl.time"high of $17,021.16.Contributions .
Franklin D. Roosevelt, and the
the drive
USS Essex, totaling $2,274.23,
which, officially closed March 18, which accounted for bulk of thelastminute
sent the total percentage to a splurge in contribu-
whopping 127%. Established goal tions. I

4 4r for campaign was $13,340.
Latest figures show that eight

CLIMAX, TO the drive was out of 10 participating units, a

presentation last Wednesday ofa truly remarkable percentage, ex- t

':: ; ) $15,767.57 check by Rear Adm. ceeded their monetary goals.

___ Kenneth Craig, Commander Fleet Navy Recruiting led the pack '

Air Jax and Commander Naval with 156.7%; followed by Fleet

Air Bases Sixth Naval District, Air Wing Eleven with 148.2;

I' t p. to the National Health Agencies, NAS Jax, 145.1%; Resident In-

,w"....... 1fiJjfc "' ")...."" ,._.......................,.,.._J8IIIariG'\(1: ( ii:<'1W"Jfi on behalf of military and civilian dustrial Manager and NavyMarine -
CHECK TO HEALTH AGENCIES On behalf of all military and civilian personnel of Navy personnel of units participating.The Corps Reserve Training
units in the Jax area Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig, Commander Fleet Air Jax and Commander deposits
Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District, presents a check for $15,767.57 to Miss Ruth Zimmer, check represents Center, 141.3%; ComFairJax,
chairman of the Duval County coordinating committee for National Health Agencies. Cochairmenfor In the bank for which the campaign 134.3%; NAS Cecil'Field' 129.4%;

the Navy's drive, Charles Field (left) and Capt. Kenneth Wheeler (second from right) look on. treasurer is responsible.The NAAS Mayport, 129.3%; Naval
The belated check brings the total to $17,021.16 contributed by Jax Navy and civilian personnelto balance of $1253.59 represents Hospital, 127.6%; NARTU, 93.. %;
the Health campaign. It also represents the largest single donation to the Health campaign in the sum of $450.07 deposited I and NATTCenter 81.8%.
the state of Florida. At right is Phil Myers, Treasurer of Navy.Duval Steering Committee. Campaign -
by the Federal Service INCLUDED in the 1959 National -
I Headquarters, and $803.52 Health Agencies campaignwere

I Classified | Blue Cross-Blue Shield forwarded by the USS Saratogato American Cancer Society,
the New York office' which realized $5,621.68 from the

For Rent To New Members than Jacksonville, plus 2035 lira drive:United CerebralPalsy which
3 Br hse, unfurn, Lg yard. Open received from the USS FDR, netted $2,827.50; Muscular Dys-

Avail June 9. $85. mo. 1073 Mel- .... J which converted into U. S. money trophy Association, $2,300.35; Na-

son Ave, near Paxon IIS. Dick- The annual Blue Cross- cards will i be delivered em- amounts to $2.31 more. 'I tional Society for Crippled

son, EL 48331. Blue Shield "changeover"period ployees before that date, but IT WAS THE late arrival of Children and Adults, $2,187.40;

Small apt, furn. Priv bath. for employees of NAS premiums of new members will collections from the USS Saratoga National Society for Preventionof I

Elec kit. On busline. $50. mo EV Jax will take place May 25 be due and payable during the USS Lake Champlain, USS Blindness, $1,166.83; and

7-3102 I June 12.Members. regular July collection period.' -- Arthritis-Rheumatism Founda-

3 Br hse, $80. mo. Also 3 br, will be allowed to REGULAR periods for collec- Smitherman CommendedFor tion, $1,661.50.
2 bath hse. 6723 $95.' make changes in present insurance RecordAn to the
Cherboug, tion of BC-BS premiums are GCA School' Amount of) contributions
mo. EV 9-8883. coverage, such as adding from Monday and Tuesday after the outstanding scholastic record Joint Crusade, held concurrently -

1 Br turn cottage. Screen Blue Shield or changing second weekly payday of each while a student in the with the Health drive, are not
porch, util furn. $65. mo. 900 N. single to family contracts. New month. Ground Controlled Approach known' since contributions have

Plainfield ave, Orange Pk Mrs. members time. can also 'Join at this Blue Cross benefits' are being Electronics Maintenance Course, been 'dispatched direct to na-

Hay, CO 4-9476 ALL CIVILIAN of hiked to include an 11 dollar a Class C, at Olathe Kan., has tional headquarters. \
. 2 Br unfurn apt. Kit equip. employees day room coverage. New month earned a commendation for Owen
NAS Jax to enroll.
,: Water fume Garage, $65. mo. are cards be ob- ly rates are $2.05 for BC only on Smitherman, ETCA, of NAS Jax. Ladies' Night Set
Application may f
4273 Baltic St, Ortega EV 9-5326. the Personnel one person contract, $3.15 for The commendation came from
" tained from Rep-
Small furn apt! Conv. to NAS. resentative in one person BC-BS contract commanding officer' of Naval Air Wednesday For
your area.
All util furn. Lake Shore. 4633
Effective date of all new and Premiums for family contract, 'Technical Training Unit, Olathe,
Wheeler Ave CO 9-4275.
Unfurn hse,, kit equip. Drapes, changed contracts will be July BC only, $5.20 per month, and I via Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr., National SojournersNortheast
NAS Jax commanding officer. Florida 435
Avail June 15. No contracts or identification $8.10 for BC-BS coverage. Chapter
carpeting. 4. $115.
of National Sojourners has
Mrs. Watkins, Ext. 789, 4652 Put Into Use
scheduled its regular monthly
Cates. I I meeting next Wednesday, June 3,
2 Br hse, kit equip. Ig yard. I ALTlTUD HEREBack
Murray Hill. 6244 Wilson Blvd. LOW SEAT SHOWN at 1830 at the NAS. Jax 'O'Wilbur Club.
will be
Guest speaker
SP 1-2877. ,
from a tour of East } +.Y'H..rtsr.c..h..a: :ra' Masters, Past Grand Patron of
1 Br, liv rm, kit & priv bath
Coast air stations where they Florida, Order of the Eastern
Avail June 1. 2037 Herschel st.
have been conducting training
EV 7-3842 or EV 9-8176. i classes in maintenance and use Star.Wednesday's meeting will fea-

1 Br turn duplex. Carport. At- of the A-5 Martin-Baker ejec- ture Ladies' Night. There will

lantic Beach, conv. to Mayport.Mrs. tion seat, the Naval Air Mobile be no regular meetings held in
Floyd, CH 9-2721 is again .
Training Detachment ;: July or AugustAll
Two room apartment. Convenient available for instruction in Build- .f f. ,'. .A i R' 3y'.:: commissioned officers and

to shopping center Navy ing 702. warrant officers, active or retired,

couple only. 949 Wolfe St. The training unit, headed by who are Master Masons, are invited -

For Sal Warren Coker, AMC, is expectedto to attend next week's af-

Stuccoed Cb, 3 Br, patio, jal- remain here through August fair.Reservations
ouised porch. 5172 Janice Cir, demonstrating the British-de- can made with

Lake Shore, G. I. equity, 4, % signed and made low altitude Capt. Macy G. Martin at exten-

mortgage. EV 8-9892 after 17 O. ejection system.ACCORDING. sion 346.Death.
3 Br, 1 bath hse by owner.
to Coker the
Porch, GI equity. 4818 Ortega ,
altitudes Will Be At
practicality of ejecting at low -
Hills Dr. EV 9-9964 after 1600. j % ; %:;:ass9s R
and on the ground will
3 Br hse with screen porch. Work On
enable pilots to overcome takeoff HolidayLet's
Quiet locality, conv to NAS and
and landing emergencies, and not allow this Memorial
Cecil Reasonable, GI equity$62.
to steer planes away from popu- Day to be a replica of last year's
mo. 920 Granville Rd. EV 8-6794.
lated areas, ditching safely at the holiday when 375 persons lost
3 Br, 1% Bath hse. large screen
last possible moment their lives in traffic accidents
porch. Holly point, Orange Park,
In addition, the automatic release across the nation.
1 blk from Dr's Lake. Cdr Smith,
Navy and Marine Corps personnel -
which immediatelyfrees
ext. 403, SP 1-3211 or CO 4-9362.
4 Br, 2 bath hse, Cedar Hills the pilot of the seat and EJECTION SEAT CHECK-OUT Demonstrating advantages contributed highly to this
harness for fast exit from a Edens, PHI figure, with 77 members of these
Est. GI equity. 6859 Tom ThumbDr. of A-5 Martin-Baker teat; instructor Eugene
SP 1-3551. ditched plane is a big safety. (left) checks out VA-44 pilot-instructors. Lcdr. Luke Elliott services being killed or seriously
Lt Charles who in turn will train squadron injured.
3 Br, 1% bath hse in Ortega factor. (center) (jg) Syes
Hills. Conv to NAS. Low mo. Despite the far reaching ad- pilots in use of the seat. When on the highways this

pmts. 5120 Oakside Dr. EV vantages of low altitude ejection, 23 Gs, considered by many to titude if used above 13 thousandfeet weekend, remember that the life

7-3734, or ext. 8538. and automatic release mechanism, be the normal maximum a hu- the unit is operational at you save may be your own or

3 Br, 1 bath redwood, screen according to Lcdr. Samuel Gro- man. can wthstand. speeds ranging from 100 to 450 that of a loved one. '

porch, patio. $2300 equity. 2354 ves, Safety Officer of .V A-44 However, VA-44 pilots using knots.
Barlad, EV 4-1830. which has 13 F9F-8-Ts equippedwith the seat admit to added "peaceof ONE-HALF second after the Da//ynUhuns: Heredity h B t

3 Br, tile bath, hardwood floors. the seat, the G force at mind" because of the seat's pilot pulls the face curtain and which means that if your grandfather

5013 Homecrest Cir, Ortega Hills. ejection is very considerable.With ability to get them out at ground the seat is fired some 70 or 80 didn't have any children,
levels and low altitudes. feet into the air, two small um-
Low equity, many extras. John- conventional ejection me- then your father probably would
son, EV 9-4845. chanisms, force approaches about Completely functional l at all brella-sized drouge 'chutes are

3, Br, 2 bath. Refinance or 16 Gs, but with the MartinBaker altitudes, with special provisionsto fired automatically, preventingthe not have any, and neither would

equity. EV 9-5430. Ortega Hills. unit the force is from 20 to permit free fall to a safe al- seat from tumbling. you probably.I .



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I Jax Air Terminal Is Welcome Haven For


Weary Traveler Seeking Needed Air Lift

have to there ina
If get
you Duty Officer of their future des- representatives to include foreign
to visit a dying
hurry tination and availability of pas- military personnel, retired mili- \tffi
relative or because your shipis senger space. tary people, Red Cross and Pub- '\ <
pulling out of port, the. &t/ '<.
lic Health Service Officers and
crew at the NAS Jax Air One list is checked against the :' >"
National Guard members in duty .
Terminal Reservation Officeis other, the call goes out over the ; ,
:r: :"
status all Congressional Medalof : .,:> ::;
and able to loudspeaker and the rush is onlIt's i typ
ready get you
Honor winners, and a list of !'. "
strickly a first-come, first- .
on your way.
others in distress situations.
The Terminal, a branch of served basis, except for priority 'i1:>:: "

Flight Division of Operations De- ratings. This means ferry pilots, Bomfa, retiring in December ,F
after 20 service that Includes -
partment, and directed by Op- those traveling on government years ': '
erations Officer Comdr. Leo F. orders, dependents with BuPers 27 months duty in Fleet :r-W:;,I" 1- _..._..
Frick and Division Officer Lcdr.R. authorization, and persons on Logistics with the Seventh Fleet <
leave are seated first. in Japan before reporting to NAS :
P. McHugh, is the check-In emergency
Jax, admits that he and his crew I,
place for military personnel in The Air Terminal crew handles
have happy job.
distress, vacationing Canadian all passenger lifts on incomingand a

fliers, or Navy Nurses with the outgoing aircraft, coopera- Grinning appreciation or at I" :44 '" .'

weekend off. tion with NARTU and Sixth least a relieved sigh is the im- ....:..".'..""''"'' -

CHIEF George "Blackie" Bom- Naval District Branch Passenger mediate expression when each of KEEPING CHECK ON SPACE Air Terminal Reservation -

fa and his staff handle routine Transportation Office. For this 500 passengers seated monthlyget Chief, George Bomfa, (center) checks in Tony Leconey.
reason, personnel are urged not word that a flight's going ATSAN. (left) and D. F. Leifur, ATC. Leconey is seeking a flight
requests, plus emergency demands north while Leifur is telling Bomfa about passenger space for
to call the
and a legion of allied Operations Officer way. three on his P2V leaving for Roosevelt Roads. On emergency
courtesies that are extended to with requests, but to check directly And the really grateful ones leave. Leconey was flown from the USS Saratoga to Guantanamo -
transients. with the Air Terminal Of- send wires and letters proclaiming Bay where he caught a hop to Sanford, came by car to Jax,
fice. by bus to the Station where he found a seat on a northboundplane.
timely arrivals and
proper .
Recently moved to expanded
COURTESIES to travelers is ex- connections, and the price of a
quarters replete conven-
tended beyond U.S. military per- couple of hamburgers, if that
tional-looking counters -
on first deck of the Opera- sonnel and official government was part of the service rendered! Credit Union Best Place

tions Building, a six-man crew'

on duty 'round the clock is readyto
For New Car
move out stranded ferry pilots FinancingThe

assist visiting dignitarieswith
luggage and customs check, Jax Navy Federal Credit Union in Building 39 has

order box lunches and keep tabs solved problems for over 500 members in financing automobiles

on weary travelers.The : -
THE CREDIT Union wants its
New cars, particularly, and
procedure is routine, as members to shop around for the
used cars not more than three
spelled out in OpNav Instruc- best deal available before pur-
old attracting most attention
years are
tions, but the hour-to-hour entanglements t3c statistics have revealed. chasing a car. And in their re-
can vary dramatic- f s a search have
department, they
The Federal Credit Union Act
ally. u sew ;, come with some interestingfacts
states that a Credit Union "is to
IN ACTUALITY, the Air Lt create for members a source of which may benefit militaryand

Terminal crew is charged with : credit for provident or produc- civilian members and

assisting authorized and military tive purposes." Of course a loan friends. .'

personnel to find air transportation. : for purchasing a car would fall For instance, buyers financinga

In addition they must greet into this category.Writer's 1959 model car priced at $1800
and assist strangers, find sleep- : :JFr : : .; :< ,:: through the Credit Union for 30

ing quarters for lay-overs, help "IMi j,:,.: .}:' months, his interest would be %
in handling dangerous cargo and :" i League of one percent of the unpaid
special weapons aircraft, notify : :' j I balance.

Customs, Immigration and Agri- Sets Art ContestArtists Thus, his total interest wouldbe

culture of I incoming foreign 4 r ",. and cartoonists have $232.50, which includes cover-
flights, and deliver total serviceto 'I" age by life and total disability
chance to compete for prizes in
Fleet Logistics support squad- a two-division art contest which insurance at no cost to the buyer.IN .

rons. ._7 _,...,, closes July 31, the Armed Forces FINANCING with a local
Lonely and stranded victims SERVICE.INBOUND & OUTBOUND On last leg of his Writers League has announced. bank, buyers would pay interest''

have fed on the sympathy and emergency trip home to New Jersey, Leconey is on his way Sponsored by AFWL, a non- on the same car at rate of 50

donated hamburgers of the night again (above). W. H. Baker, ADI, checks him aboard a plane profit organization of writers, dollars per $1,000 annually. His

crew Often a plane comes in late bound for Patuxent River, Md. (Below), Just in from NAS Ana the contest is divided into a car- total interest would be $250.

at night after a hopeful has given costia, a pilot and crew member sample NAS Jax transient toon and magazine-cover divi- Then financing from a local

up hope and taken a bed in service on a ride in the Welcome Wagon. car dealer, the buyer should ex-

the Transients Barracks or at sion.Prize winning entries in both pect to pay interest at a rate of

the Jr. BOQ, and the Terminal divisions will be used in forth- six percent per annum. Total interest -

Duty Crew has' him, roused and coming issues of the Armed paid would amount to $270.

driven back to the terminal to S ,aY:rr..:. Forces Writer, a bi-monthly These statistics reveal that a

catch his flight.Sometimes ..r E;. i 1;:,.{.i magazine i published by the buyer is dollars ahead in follow-
impossible circum- league. ing the Credit Union policy. The

stances meet a happy coincidence.With First prize in each division is Credit Union is anxious to help
only minutes notice that arjk': aY.b 15 dollars and life membershipin II NAS Jax personnel in getting

their plane was leaving Imeson AFWL; second prize is 10 .the best in service, and at the

Airport, an anxious officer on dollars and a five-year member- same time help put dollars into

emergency leave and a ferry pilot ship, and third prize is five dol- their pockets.

once got an assist from a lars and a three-year member-

Beechcraft making a local run to '. ship.Any MAY STICKERS
member of the Armed
Mayport. .. ..
I Forces Writers League is eligibleto EXPIRE SOONMay
OFTEN A tardy transient submit entries, which must be

caught napping while his flight t mailed to the National Secretary, date stickers of priv-

taxies out on the 329 Mount Vernon Ave., Alex- ately-owned vehicles driven
runway gets
andria, Va.Inventory. aboard the Station will expire
rushed onto the field and is lifted '' .3 '.SYr:; ,gr a.: ,,eFM>. Sunday.

arm-over-arm into? the open aft- The vehicle Registration Of-
er-hatch. Ab:: ::?Ycr 2 ti;; j:yw .r,Z:;xya; Closes C&SS fice at the Main Gate will be

Procedure Rooms Until Monday closed that day, however. Ve-
for getting in on .. ar;" < ,
.... :a, mcn.K'ir....::.' ... : b+'So-' 'aY : .. .:. :' OCeA'1 'ddt Clothing and Small Stores issue hicles with May decals will
this service is fairly standard at -
not be able to enter the base
most military bases, even at installations rooms aboard the Station are after 2400, May 31.
in Fashion Show FridayA closed for inventory this week.
foreign countries.
Stores are located at Mainside, Persons are urged to renew

After convincing[ the Terminal "Million Dollar Fashion Building 953, and NATTCenter, their stickers today or tomor-

Section Leader that orders, leave Show," featuring Sara Lou Har- ship Fund, a local campaign to Building 513. row to avoid confusion Mon-

papers, proper authorization, andso ris, New York model and maga- aid a deserving Stanton High I Both places will reopen for day morning.

forth are in order, the traveler zine cover girl, is scheduled to School student to attend college. business Monday at 0900. Documents required for re=
Servicemen in uniform will be newal are: valid insurance
be held tomorrow (Friday) ,at the
signs the list and waits.
Strand Theatre on Ashley and admitted for half price. Tickets Widow's lament: "I've had so ((10/20/5), current state registration -

AT THE other end, incoming Jefferson streets in Jacksonville.The may be purchased at the door. much trouble getting my hus identification card or

pilots check in at the Line Shack, show is planned for bene- Show starts at 2030 and is opento band's affairs wound up that badge and current driver's li-

notify the chief or Operations fit of the Educational Scholar- the public. sometimes / wish he hadn't died." .cense.r .

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28 May 1959 AIR NEWS Page 5

Promotions Go Councils Join

To 90 Station Employee

Enlisted Men \5 A \ To Keep O&R Status
Effective June 16, 90 NAS Jax-

based enlisted men will be pro- t (This article was submitted by Charles Hart, Assembly Line
moted to pay grades E-4 throughE9 Superintendent and President of Local No 4 of National Council of

resulting from service-wide Naval Air Stations Employee Organizations). '

examinations taken in' February Civilian employees at NAS Jax have joined with employees at
It is estimated that of the can- seven other Class "A" Naval Air Stations in an effort to head off

didates tested, 17 percent will be threatened "farming out" of Naval aircraft maintenance and repair

advanced one grade next month. work to private industry.REPRESENTATIVES .
According to Lena King, YNC, of about other key personnel, contend that

of NAS Education Office, this is 30,000 civilian workers met last "air stations cannot, be accusedof

an average percentage promotedhere November in Chicago to organizethe competing with private Industry -

semi-annually. National Council of Naval inasmuch as the function \

Included in the June advance- Air Stations Employee Organi- of Naval aircraft maintenance

ments for enlisted men are 58 to zations. facilities is strictly military" and

E-4, 16 to E-5 and three to E-6. This move is the result of introduction Because "86 per cent of the more

Although there will be no local into Congress of eight than a billion dollars the Navy

promotions to pay grade E-9, ILtJBIG bills pertaining to getting the spends annually on aircraft and

three are to be advanced to E-8, government out of this type of related equipment 'goes to in-

and 10 to E-7. business for reasons of economyand dustry."

While Norman Davidson, AK- 1- in support of the contentionthat MORE IMPORTANT the Na-

CS, Herbert O'Neal, AOCS, and government shall not com- I tional Council contends that our ,

John Scott, ADCS, will be the :.. :, ... ... ,. pete with private enterprise national defense would be weak-
new super-chiefs, the following SMILES, BIG RATES It's big expectations- for these- wherever possible.In ened by disrupting the program
will be advanced from first classto three NAS Jax sailors as they look forward to June 15, the day a bill now being consideredby which has satisfactorily main-
chief: Sylvester Yarbrough, they are officially advanced to another grade. The trio success- the House Armed Services tained and repaired the Navy'sair
to DCCA; Harry Reo, AMC; Jack fully completed February exams and will be hiked a rate along Committee, Rep. Edgar Hiestand arm for more than 20 years.
with 87 other EM of the Station.
Displaying of
Chilson, CSCA; Thqmas Banks- "big dreams" are (from left) Paul Loy, ADRAN symbols, of Supply their, (R.-Calif), proposes "to restrict And above and beyond any tax
ton ICCA; John Cashion, SCA; and James Plott, PR3, and Raymond Shemanski, AM2, both of military aircraft maintenance, revenue which might result from
Charles Messimer, ADCA; Jerald Operations. overhaul, and modification func- new business, a nine million dol-

Sasser, AKCA; Keith Fairchild, tions in 'Government-operated lar a year rise in repair'costs is

ACCA, and John Roak, CSCA. Proficiency Flying Rules facilities to performance of strictly inevitable, according to National
The three new first class POs military requirements that Council figures.

will be Raymond Shemanski, Receive RevisionWashington cannot be procured from private For its part in the national effort -

AMI; P. E. Cogan, MAI, and Edward Sharp enterprise"SEN. NAS Jax employees Local

Shallenberger, MMI. JOHN Marshall Butler No. 4 elected Assembly Division
Of the 21 rates involved, pro- (AFPS) New Defense Department policiesset (R-Md), for Senator Gleen Beall, Superintendent, Charles G. Hart,
motions for Aviation Machinists down for rated Armed Forces officers in desk assignmentswill (R-Md), whose bill was referredto president, and Jack Pace, Plan-

Mates led with 12 advancements,I curb excess proficiency- flying_ and revise some- __"u.",!. the Defense Department for ner & Estimator, secretary-treas-
including eight ADRs, and four. hour requirements. review by the Senate Armed urer.

ADJs. Second-highest in num-' Aimed primarily at cutting the Officer Candidate Services Committee, proposes "To These officers were also selected -
ber of advancements was Radio- fuel and maintenance costs of require expenditure of 60 per national
to the first
man, with six to be promoted. qualifying for flight pay, rather Study Materials centum of the funds expendedfor convention delegates which convened in
Effective June 16, 28 non-rated than reducing the number of military aircraft and missile
D.C. this week.
personnel are scheduled to become rated officers, the Defense direc- Listed By BuPersA repair and overhaul with private Washington will also represent, Local No. 3 of
designated strikers, includ- tive will put closer controls on industry and for other purposes.
current list of study mater- Corpus Christi!, by proxy.
ing 22 airmen, five seamen and proficiency flying by changes in The National Council in a
one constructionman.While service regulations and instruc- ials for reviewing for the lick, 18-page brochure distributed EIGHT recognized special In

many Station personnel tions. exam administred personnel to members of Congress .and terest groups and unions on the
have already successfully EXPLAINING that some four- nominated for appointment to Station have contributed funds
pleted their exams and are look- fifths of the estimated $225 mil commissioned status has been released and representation to form Local

ing forward to being advanced lion annual expenditure for pro- by BuPers. Exchange Sets No.4. These organizations include -

next month, others are busily I ficiency flying goes to maintain Covering Naval subjects, his- : Master Mechanics & Fore-
preparing for August service- aircraft for the purpose, a De- tory and social studies, English Holiday HoursThe man's Assoc.; Nat'l Assoc of

wide PO tests. fense official said the move for and mathematics, the recom- Blue Jackets' Inn, Op- Supervisors Local No. 11; Plan-

The Education Office has announced economy will insure that the mended materials will be of spec- erations'Tower Snack Bar and ner & Estimators and Progressmen -
exams for E-8 and E-9s services get "maximum efficien- ial use to persons interested in Golf Club Snack Bar' will be Assoc. Local No. 14; Nat'l

for August 4, E-4 for Aug. 6, E-5 cy" for each dollar spent. the Intergration, LDO and War- open for business as usual Assoc. of Gov't. Inspectors Unit

Aug. 11, and E-6 Aug. 13. I&E has To effect these savings the De- rant Officer Programs. Saturday, Memorial Day. No.1; Nat'l) Assoc. of Federal

pointed out that only E-8 per- fense Department has ordered a Suggested materials for studyare The NATTCenter Restau- Career Employees; American
sonnel may participate In' E-9 four-point course of action: given in BuPers Instruction rant in Building 517 will open Federation of Gov't Employees;
examinations. 1) Annual review of require- 1560.12A, of. April 10. from 1200 to 1830 and the EM Nat'l Federation ,of Federal Em-
ments for flying officers and the Club: in Building 593 will be ployees, and Shop Planners
The list includes text
assignment of these officers to cor- open from 1300 to 2300. I Assoc.In .
positions where their aeronauticalskills respondence courses and a num- All other Navy Exchange
ber USAFI which the addition Employee Council
pf courses, ,
and knowledge will be activities will be closed in observance -
prospective candidate will find members are invited to participate !-
of the
more effectively employed. holiday.
in the National Council
21) ADOPTION of controls by
drive against proposed "anti-
the services to reduce the total
military aircraft workshop competition -

number of flying hours by credit-
act," which is bolsteredby
ing administrative and support }
flying against maximums and 1 I A4:; activities of Aircraft Service

minimums flight pay.required to qualifyfor ak: !, I iPi ;f fri4 mostly Corp.companies, a small group, overhaul, anxious of independent and to per-repair -,

3)) Annual screening removal -
suade Congress to force the Navyto
from active flight statusof
turn its O&R
those who can no longer be
to private industry.
expected to fill positions requir- A/: ';; 44 l f J
r v
a so, ing a ,rated officer. t THE BALANCE in favor of

4)) Continuing without profi- maintaining the present O&R
ciency flying the flight pay of status is based upon contentionthat

officers who have held aeronautical awarding the Navy's repair

ratings for more than twenty .,.R'y, fyT t / yr and overhaul contracts to priv-
ta years. ate industry would be economic-

ally impractical now, and defen-

F. MDBS Payment Due sively dangerous in event of war.
1 In an appraisal of its "direct
Mutual Death Benefit Society
support to the Fleet," the Coun-
members are reminded that as*
cil charges a shorter processing
sessment No. 116 is payable bet-
time for aircraft is possible because -
ween now and June 2.
of its experience, flexibilityof
Positively no assessment will f"C"
facilities and strategic loca-
be accepted after the closing
date. tion.O&R
Ft ( in addition
-- employees, to
WEIGHING Betowel- Husband: "I can't find the tea." _onm..___. having their Civil Service careers -
ed and lovely Joi Lansing Wife: (sick in bed) "1 don't SCHOOL LEADER Arnold Landry (right) collected at stake, profess a special
checks her weight. After five know why. It's right on the cup- kudos in Aviation Storekeeper School Class C, at NATTCenterlast interest in the proper operationof
week. W, C. Morey of Marine Liaison
years of TV appearances she tin marked Here M/Sgt. congratulates
board shelf in a cocoa -
has just finished her first moT- honorman Landry. The latter will now put his train programs as
ie. Matches. ing into practice at MCAS El Toro, Calif. tax payers and exservicemenJ' ,

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Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 28 Mar 1959


Local Men iMk ::1 ii.a. With TheToastmasters

Eye College Life 11

Five members of Jax-based units are among 234 enlisted ..

personnel selected by the Navy for its two and four-year

enlisted college training programs.

VA-44's George Davis Jr.,ATI,'
rates and scale until
regular pay
was named by the board that selected
102 students for the two- satisfactory completion of one
academic year, when they will
year Navy Enlisted Advanced iiJ
be automatically promoted.A .
School Program (NEASP), as
was Robert Thompson, AE3, from native of Pittsburgh, Dillonis ': -J JIL
24 years old and married. Up-
on receiving notice of his selec- _
AFTER EIGHT weeks success- _
tion, Dillon, to be discharged the
ful study at the Navy's Preparatory
next shipped for six <
Schools, Bainbridge, Md., day, over I+'if : years. Dr. Norman Crawford, professor -
the NEASP appointees will enter
Davis, whose father is a Lt. in charge of the Speech Department -
Purdue University in the fall as v
freshmen. Col. in the Army, is a native of at Jacksonville University
was guest speaker at lastThursday's
Selected for the four-year Navy Greenville! Tex., and will study meeting of MarNav 6

Enlisted Scientific Education Pro- electrical engineering.
Toastmasters Club 2280.
gram (NESEP), were Charles! is
Christensen, AT2, and Leo Dil- On the speakers stand were s

lon, ATI, from VW-4, and FAE- Flying Lifesaver Bill Kellogg, Paul LeBlanc and

TU's Thomas Ferguson, ATCA. Phil Burnham, each of whom ti
After gave their No. Three speech. k
training and indoctrination -
at Bainbridge, those selectedfor May Be Pilot'sTicket The latter was named best y
speaker of the night. Me-
NESEP will enter engineering Larry t,
schools in September. To Home Leod gave a fine impromptu s,
UNDER the NEASP speech on "I Met Him But Once." a
the Navy sends outstanding men Many downed pilots in the I f. .

to college for two years to be 1 ) not-too-far future will probably It was Exchange Night last t

trained as experts in the many make their way back home by Thursday at the Navy Officer a

highly technical systems now in Inflatoplane, a "rubber" airplane Toastmasters Club. Les Comee,

in use on Navy ships. : developed by Goodyear Aircraft guest from Navy Civilian's club, lc

After two years of college, the IuLJrlz.EtJL1L Corporation.The spoke to the membership. ei

students return to sea for a four- Navy is currently flying Comee's talk was on "Can You tc

year tour after which they may the Inflatoplane in tactical train- Use $25,000 Next Year, ?" E. K. la

qualify for another two years of L ing tests at Patuxent River, Md. Mclllrath, also from Civilian

college. The flying "lifesaver" can be Toatsmasters, served as an eval-
Sailors and the 50 Marines (including dropped to the stranded pilot ina uator for Kirb Callam's speech ie

one woman) selected package, inflated from a bottleof "Had Enough of The Old Rat a

earlier, sent to college under the compressed air (the engine Race?"

fouryearNESEP program are supplies air after it is started), Completing speaking portion of g

required to serve four years of take-off from almost any terrain the meeting was Bobo Webb with h'

active duty after graduation,when with a short run and fly back to ice breaker and Steve Hamilton gc
they will be commissioned ensigns i base. winning "SpeakerOfTheWeekCup" -

in the Navy or second lie- "The Inflatoplane is a unique with "Our Ineffectual Foreign .
tenants in the Marine I
Corps. Service.
Goodyear officials say,
AT PRESS time only two of COLLEGE: BOUND Anticipating academic rigors that 'I *
the five selectees still aboard await them at college as well as the social f Joys to be experienced mounts for the engine, engine
the Station were Leo Dillon, (left) and George Davis Jr., both ATls, check and a few instruments, Basic i training speeches by t
the others having already out the library and a set of collegiaie-type wheels. Dillon, 'who the entire airplane is built of Navy Civilian Toastmasters rand
reported to Bainbridge. Just completed his first cruise, was selected for the Navy's four- neoprene-impregnated cloth an
Under both Davis with service behind the gamut fro "Two Hairy Apes" I
programs the men year college program. seven years depends for its configuration on J
will report to the ROTC officerat him, will attend school for two years. internal air pressure."In to "Down to the Sea in Ships
the school, retaining their (Names)" at Tuesday night's session -
deflated condition, wings, in)
Aircraft Availability MarkIs body, and empennage (tail of at Karl Hellenthal's Restau- Ci

Navy To Visit the aircraft) fold around the rant. (alIG

engine so that the airplane can E. ;
: Mcilrath
traced the history

Center Of UsA be boxed and handled on a of humor
Established By VAP62The in his "Two Hairy
task force of the First wheel arrow. Apes" recital; guest speaker Lt. ril

Fleet will execute a Navy "One-and two-place versionsare Curt Kretchman expounded on INlai
AJ-2P "Savage" set a ,
"first" this summer. operations.The now flying, while larger air- problems of naming Navy ships
It will sail straight into the new aircraft availability record in his talk on "Down to the' Sea
for VAP-62 in maintenance department, craft are under study a
heart-the geographic centerof which, surpassed all previous April headed by Lt. Lee Marone, estab- truly "remarkable, versatile ship in Ships (Names)"; Gordon King of

the U.S.Impossible. lished a flight line troubleshooter proclaimed the genius of Nicola [re
work observation
marks for rescue ,
? Not any more. ) Tesla in "It Pays to Advertise" '
crew, which consists of top ,
When Flying with only six AJs, the transport, and other uses," SCi
the force of 14 ships flight many while John Lindberg delivered
302 hours in that personnel.
steams up the Columbia Riverto squadron logged Goodyear spokesmen concluded. his Icebreaker. adtwy
craft, or better than 50 hours THESE trouble shooters meet
Portland, Ore., they will be
per each plane.AVAILABILITY. the returning AJs at the flight
at the geographic center.It .
of the AJ rose line and correct all discrepanciesright

used to be Kansas, but from a former six-month aver- there. The plane can then :

admission of Alaska and Ha- age of 55% to 76% during April make a quick turn-around, and
waii to the U.S. moved it to a be airborne while normal recordsare

point near Portland. completed on the ground. I

Another factor which contributed I ,
to the fine April mark was I
Hospital EmployeesGet frc
"scheduled maintenance.; Work-

Commendation ALL SAINT'S (CHAPEL ing closely with Operations, AJs tel

Sunday, May 31 were slated to check into the 0 Ej i:
A letter of appreciation was '. EnI
0930 Sunday School, three- shop one at a time.
presented Mrs. Inez Maloy, for year-olds through adults, Bldg. t

outstanding performance of dutyat 722; Service of Divine Worship,
the Naval Hospital laundryin Chaplain Beatty. Hospital

a recent in the office 1100 Memorial Service, con- Pediatric Department of '}< %'.) "': :i;::R
ceremony -
ducted by Chaplain Beatty. the Naval Hospital will be located -

of Capt. Alton C. Abernethy, 1830 Teen-Age Fellowship, in Ward A-2 beginningJune

Hospital commanding officer. Small Chapel; Senior Hi Fellow- 8.Telephone. I'

Mrs. Maloy Leadingman of the ship, Bldg. 722. number for appointments lie
1930 United Fellowship of and information will be
laundry, was cited for raising
Protestants, Bldg. 722. EV 4-6439.
standards of the laundry "to its

present peak. .with high pro Sunday May 31 The minister had just finishedthe

ductivity at low cost." 0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass. ceremony when the groom, ..
A certificate of commendationfrom 0630-Sunday Mass. a handy man with tools, moved I -
the Navy Department was ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL ovef to him and in a low whisper is William Woodhouse, PHC (right)accepting newly appointed congratulations -

presented another Hospital em- Naval Hospital said: "I'm sorry, parson, I warrant officer (W-4)). A member of Heavy Photographic Squad-
ployee, Robert Scott, for ten Sunday, May 31 haven't any money, But I can ron 62 at NAS Jax, Woodhouse is being lold of the good news at
years supervision without a lost- 0930 Protestant Service >o stop your gas meter from registf from Comdr. C. W. Hollinshead, VAP-62 commanding officer. ti
time accident. Divine Worship. ering." The new warrant officer received his appointment as a result
of tests for
given promotions last year.Five c




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May 1959 JAX AIR NEWS Page 7

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[Bowling MatesFAETU f." :.f.ll, "(;',' .,." ..;.;;.t'II p: ;.: ,\ : .' i: Top Of Diamond Heap

t .
A rain-marred schedule which saw activity curtailed to
"A" its first
kept eight contests was highlighted by the VA-44 Hornets movinginto
( in the National -
place position first place in the Mainside Softball League last week.
but the American" cir-
League ---- '
cuit had another setter With only one defeat in nine the Fasron
pace Supply, gloating over
have fair-
the Hornets
last week as Mainside bowl- outings, a Six victory earlier in the week

ing competition continued in ;, { ly substantial lead over runner- drubbed the Patrolmen, 7-1.
Fasron Six which carried
up a
(high gear jiu dedsioned foundering -
; 12-3 record into play this week. The 679th
Special Services, 4 periodic
Fasron 109, 19-4, Hospital
visitor to the AL's top rung, as- 4 THE HORNETS were aided bya forfeit win over Com-
claimed a
| sumed that position last week .jam.3 Y r 12-4 victory over the 679th Air munications and the Marine Bar-
Force while Fasron Six was being -
with a 24-8 record. FAETU "A" 109 10-8.
Fasron ,
paces the NL with a mark of 26- shut out by Supply, 2-0. racks tripped
Medical continued to show its
place in the National teeth by blanking Overhaul and

I is shared by VW-4 "C," Luflcy ; Repair, 5-0, and then hanging a Hornets SI 12 8 3 1 .889.800

{ Strikes, and Mad Dogs. 3-2 defeat onto strong VP-18, the Patron Medici 7 2 .778

Ralph Tice, Mr. Bowling of defending champion.The VAP-62 7 2 .778

I VW-4, leads National League w Medics hold third place VP.18 6 2 .714.750
keglers with a 188 average Paul; ; along with VAP-62, both owning VW-4 NARTU 5 6 3 .667

Warbington of Fasron Six cap- t 7-2 marks. The latter did not Supply 6 4 .600

tured high individual game and play last week.SECOND O&G 4 3 .571
series honors last week, posting Marine Barracks 5 .556
defeat of the week '
I a 263 and 631, respectively.VW4 _-c MARTD 4 5 .444
came to VP-18 when rejuvinated 679th 3 6 .333
"C," led by Tice, took Hospital 3 8 .273
I team honors with a 1021 game : ''Y s:. Patron 109 3 8 ..273Administretion
(and 2685 series. 80 Children I 2 6 .250
Works 2 6 .250
DON HALL, ComFair Jax "A," FAETU Public 2 6 .250

(leads AL rollers with a 185 av- Partaking Of O&R 2 8 .200
erage. Teammate John Peters Communications 0 8 0000

(took high individual game laurels

(last Walt week Heison by rolling of Hospital,a 211. "A" Bowling TipsFree BILLY/ MARTIN

carted away high individual series LEARNING YOUNG Bowling lessons are being given bowling lessons are being TURNS PRO
each Saturday through the summer for youngsters dependentsof
laurels by stringing togethera given Saturdays from 130Q to
x service personnel. Instruction takes place atth. NATTCenterlanes Billy Martin, former All-
575 series. with M/Sgt. Steve Mayer in charge. Some 80 childrenare 1500 at the NATTCenter Bowling Navy welterweight championand
Heison's team captured high learning fine points of the game and competing in team Lanes, Building 517. member of the Jax
[game with an 862 and shared matches. Above, Lt. Col. William P. Mitchell, commanding officer Instruction is open to all de- a top for several
high set with VP-18 "A," both of Marine Aviation Detachment, instructs one youngster. Navy
'. pendants of personnel attachedto years, will make his pro debut
getting units of the Composite Recrea June 27 at Miami Beach.

FOUR REGISTER ACES IN tion Fund. Martin, native of Gadsden,

Shatter M/Sgt. Steve Meyer, certified Ala., who nqw calls the Magic
HOLE IN ONE- TOURNEYThe American Junior Bowling Congress I- City home, is learning the

instructor, is heading afourman "play-for-pay" game in the
Classmen 6-0 annual Hole-In-One Tourney conducted at the NAS team serving as coachesfor stable of fight promoter Chris

( Jax golf course last week was ,an artistic success as well as afinancial some 80 children taking the; Dundee.

[In Circuit victory. Roberts and Will Maranville;Don instruction. Men on Sgt. Mayer's Formerly a master-at-arms
City Four perfect shots at the hole
shooters kept the Fultz and Charlie Thurman; team are: Joseph Rockford AO1; at NATTCenter, Martin, a
The Jax Navy Fliers, after los- by Sgt. Delphin Day, and PIc. Earle crowd-pleasing puncher while
at high Earwin Scitt and George Estle .
week-long competition a ; ,
ing a brace of games in recent Faulkner. wearing Jax Navy flannels,
pitch with Wally. Rustin and John Charles Kona and Lieurance;Joe
about two
City League competition, came Special Services has some light was
Kerr of VW-4, and Dick Lieur-
alive last week to dump Crystal Van Vactor and Al Cipola; Bob balls on hand for benefit of the months ago.Ordnance.
ance and Jack Wilson of the Hos-
(Glass, 60."Ace" Peters and Frank Pridgeon; Walt young kegler, and all interested
pital all carding aces.
Valenzuela had his strong THE NAVY Relief Society fundis i Heison and Charles Lambing; persons are urged to contact the
right arm working well for Jax Bowling lane attendant Nine In
richer by almost 189 dollars William Hara and Vince Rustin, at the
Navy, whiffing 10 Crystalmenand NATTCenter
Bowling lanes for
this week, thanks to the holeinone and Pete Della Penna and Chuck
[ walking but 'single batter. further information."I Softball
event, which gives its pro- Place. Center
The' Fliers, at the completion ceeds annually to the Society's

lof first half play, possess a 5-5 fund' drive. Said the firefly as he packed stayed up all night recently League Top SpotAO

(record. Rustin paced the leaders by into the power mower: "I'm de-I with the best mystery book ever
Meanwhile, the Jax Navy getting the first hole-in-one with lighted. No end." written. My check book." School moved into first

|Crackerjax continue to run ram- the others following on succes- (place in the NATTCenter intramural -
ant in Women's City League when
sive days. Softball league,
lay, downing i Opportunity Mrs. L. A. Brown, with a shot the Support Splinters downed
|House "Y," 17-2, in their most only nine-and-one-half inches rS previously undefeated AE School

recent outing. from the cup, copped women'stop F last week.

Judy Bozman, ace hurler for honor with Mrs. Harry Kend- Action for the week started as

7ax Navy, tossed a four-hitter ricks in second place. AO downed NAWS, 13-0. The

while her mates were unloading. SCOTT PAYNE waltzed away Support Splinters, who had lost

[their big guns. I with honors in children's play, three in a row, suddenly cameto

The Crackerjax move away pushing one within three feet, 7 life and upended the Ensignsof
I from City League competition I six inches of the cup. Aviation Ground Officers

[temporarily when they host the I Meanwhile, the Station Golf School, 14-2.

Eglin Field Wafs June 6 at the Championship Tournament has The Sparkies lone win of the

[Enterprise ball yard. advanced into second round play. week came as they and the Ma-

Still in the competition are: rine Aviation Detachment foughtto

Ray Barnett and Kerr;. Harry the final out, with the Sparkles

Webb and Kenneth Wheeler; Bill getting the nod, 6-5. The Splinters -

still on a hitting rampage
1. Who was the first President Sparks Continue To Fly downed the NAWS nine, 14-4.

I to throw out the first ball on Ip Center Bowling LoopThe The Marine Aviation Detach-

(opening day of the major j kegling Sparkies of AE r i ment took the measure of NAWS,

[leagues? School continue to roll along toward 21-17. However, "Mattie" Mat-

2. What was the onLY major the crown in the NATT- I f thews, MAD starting pitcher was
[league team ever to finish a game Center intramural scratch bowl- injured in the third frame slid-

ith the same team batting average ing league with a mark of 42-10. ing into third base, and was re-

it had before the game Second place belongs to the moved to the hospital for x-rays.

tarted: ? : Marine Aviation Detachment who

failed to gain ground on,the lead Former Public Official' : "I was

(Answers to the Quiz) ers in last week's action. _.._- ,-y ,--- ._- ,- ---,. ------_..... .....---.-. dog-catcher in my town for six
lauroB eq; jo ills air; IB peq ..bt1GVleAV The Missilemen of NAWS I. FIRST AND FOREMOST Was the motto of Lt (jg) Wal- I years, but recently I lost my
000' ewes eqj qrjMtsi mat{' School with a 28-19 mark, rest ly Rustin of VW-4, (right) who registered the first ace in the job."
nruado in third place, with the Store- Navy Relief Hole-In-One Tourney which took place at the NAS Stranger: "What happened,
val u] JLvp keepers of AK School replacing Jax golf'course last week. Pete Della Penna of VW-4, one of the change cf administration?"
io J9n J Aqqog eiojaq airfHuaa ; tourney officials, holds the measuring stick which wasn't neededon
[ xOS ejIMAV ofieaiqo! euj. 'z Support Splinters in the fourth Lt (jg) Ruilin'* shot. Several other entrants followed Rustin F.P.O.:" "No, 1 finally caughtthe

0161 UJ IPl PWMOH """HTM 'I place spot. with perfect shots. dog.

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1 Weather Girl Set To Fly Regular Hop I

(Continued from Page 1)) -
ejection seat and an actual seat
ers will relay to ground weather 4. iI
trainerwas : :
the seat
firing on ejection
control units should be invalu- r ,
able in appraising the total necessary before she was "
weather picture.In cleared for a jet flight. .
Riddle, who received her train-
addition, grounded squad-
rons anxious about possible clear ing at NAS Lakehurst, N. J., will
weather at high altitudes, and be joined soon by another Wave ?'
volunteer, Nan Waters, AN, whois .
approaching aircraft will bene- ,y.
indoc- I "..
expected to take flight
fit from the high level observa- '
tions. trination and become' part of the : .

Riddle, a native of Pendleton, I jet-flying weather observationcrew. .

Ind., was checked out yesterdayin I ,: .:\ ..
the use of oxygen at high altitudes I ,:' t. .. ",
in a simulated 43thousand Memorial Day st:h tj'1'; ; ..:,........ '
foot run in the low pressure I 3 ': '" ..... ,., ; ..>.'.':.:," .' .
"i:' J:" '
chamber in Flight Physiology. (Continued from Page) < !h" ..j

Indoctrination in the use of theO ing on a Saturday, no day off J.\:
will be given the Station's mili- ::1+ ; L\ ;; ,

& R ToContinued this tary year's and observance.civilian populace for :: ''':<'''' ':''':':''.I..xv.< :, ., '?"" "I\\;;',,. '\:; ''' :' '

( from Page 1)) Il\iti LJ'
Meanwhile, Fleet Reserve :
not designed
f but merely to finances generate costs a profit incurred Branch 126 is planning to hold NARTU MEN FURTHER EDUCATION tI. R. G. Gaskin..(left) Assistant Aviation Technical -
its annual Memorial service June Officer at NARTU Jax presents S. C. Jamroi, ADI, a certificate for having completed'bishigh
during the period between 7 aboard the USS Ross, a Char- school education through USAFI.., Also getting high school equivalency certificates were W. T. I
commencement of work and bill- leston-based destroyer.All Singletary, ADI, and W. J. Dixon, AN, O. W. Cordero, AK1, (far'right) received certificate signi-
ing for the services. fying completion of the one-year ,college GED course.
persons interested in attending -

adoption According of this to the system Comptroller in, this service should con- Pa. To Pay Bonus To Korea Veterans I
use in private industry and at tact Hetz, at AE (A) School, Naval Courtesy:
Building 521, extension 8598. $150 million Korea bonus bill
Naval shipyards, will greatly the maximum payment.
for veterans clear-
improve management techniques.Some ed that. Commonwelth's General Regulars in uniform four years Short
of the procedures pre- prior to June 25, 1950, who prove
Wives : Assembly and was promptly is procedure for
cribed under the Navy
Navy Industrial Pennsylvania residency at timeof
Fund : signed by Gov. David Lawrence, officers and coxswains when a
system have been incor- entry into service and main-
Navy Times has reported. senior officer or an officer enters
porated in the new Cost Account- tenance of legal residence in the
ing Handbook, which is plannedto CornerNavy About 400,000 eligible veterans, Commonwealth until July 8, 1957, or leave a boat?
be effective July 1. who served from June 25, 1950 to Officers seated in boats rise
as well as' entitlement to the
This July 27, 1953, are expected to file in rendering and returning sal-
should facilitate the Wives, Club No. 86 is Korean Service Medal, are also
smooth transaction to the In- slated to hold its regular monthly claims. eligible for the bonus. utes when a senior enters or
dustrial Fund Accounting proce- meeting Wednesday, June 3 Payment of 10 dollars for each leaves the boat. Coxswains in
dures when it's authorized for at the Dewey Park Clubhouse.All month of stateside and non-com- DaJJynishuns: Smallest sailorin charge of boats rise (unless by
the Station. bat duty, and 15 dollars for each so doing, safety of the boat is
wives of enlisted Navy and the Navy one who went to
and salute when officers
The O&R Dept. at Quonset Marine Corps members are In- month in the combat zone will sleep on his watch. imperiled) -
Point, R. I. started operating vited. Hostesses for the eveningwill be paid up to a 500 dollar maxi- I e : enter or leave their boats.

under the new procedures May be Mesdames Howard Mort- mum. Daffynishuns:Velocity what Reckless drivers and wreckless ,
1, to be followed by NAS Ala- ensen, James Murphy, Martin Survivors of men killed in action you put a hot shell case down drivers are two entirely different
meda,.Calif., in fiscal 1960. Pollino and William Rabb. in Korea will also receiv with. types of motorists.

I I Schedule of Special Services Activities and Facilities May 28 June 31 I

MOVIESNAS. Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday' Wednesday

Bldg. 612NATTCenIer 1800-2000 .1900 Only 18002000Son 1900 Only 1800-2000 18002000The 1800-2000
Hollywood Gigi of Street Car Wells Fargo Proud Battle Flame
or Bust Robin Hood Named Desire Ones

Bldg. 563 1900 Only 1900 Only 1400-1900 1400-1900 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only
This Earth-Mine Hollywood Gigi Son-Robin Hopd Street Car Wells Fargo Proud Ones

Hospital 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 onlyGigi 1900 onlySonRobin 1900 only 1900 only
Al Jennings This Earth-Mine Hollywood Hood Street Car Wells Fargo

Bldg. 3NATTCenter 0815-2100 0815-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 0815-2100 0815-2100 0815-2100

Bldg. 583 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 20002400Red 2000-2400) 1630-2400 1630-2400 2000
Jimmv Geiger Coats Jimmy Geiger Crew's Dance Bingo.

EM NATTCeoter 1630-2300 1630-2300 1630-2300
1630-2300( )1400-2330 1400-2330 1400-2330

EM, NARTU 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 Closed Closed 1130-1300
1630-2230 1630-2230 1630-230 1630-2330 1630-2230


IT AS GynnNATTCenIer Open'
0900-2100 0900-2100 1300-2100( 1300-2100 0900-2100 0900-2100 0900-2100
Gym Open
1300-2100 1300-2100 1000-2100' 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100

HAS Bowling 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB113d1300 '. 1300-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 11100-2100\ 1100-2100 OB

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

Tennis Courts (Navy Ex.) 0600Dark9830Dark 0600Dark0830Dark' 0600Dark0730Dark 0600Dark080018pO 0600Dark0830Dark 0600Dark0330Dark 0600Dark0830Dark

Golf Course

Fish Camp 0800hr.. 0800hr.. 1 0800hr.. 0800-% hr. 0800hr.( .
Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Closed .' Closed

Hobby Shop Bldg. 836 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