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: June 4, 1959
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( 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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I Increased Petty Officer Ranks Seen In Navy's FutureThe I

overall promotion pIc- the services are clamoring fora I The Navy, which has long grades E-4 through E-9. be 37 percent It was formerly
ture for enlisted men In the bigger increase in their pet- claimed its desired petty officer The Corps situation is com- 59 percent. f

service looks promising, accordIng ty officer and noncommissioned ratio should be 60 per- plicated due to the transitionof Navy estimated promotion

to a story just releasedby officer ratio. cent of total enlisted strength, enlisted grades which start plans for fiscal 1960 allow for

Navy Times. This would not only allow has Defense approval for a ed January 1. some 60,000 advancements to

Some 20,000 additional pay for career progression oppor- 54.5 percentage during the All men who make E-3 now E-4; another 28,000 to E-5,
grade E-4 promotions are seen tunity for qualified enlisted new fiscal year. become lance corporal, not a 8,000 to E-6 and 5,000 to E-7
ticketed for the Armed Forces personnel, but would give the Lowest non-com ratio is non-com grade. If the num- grade.It's.

beginning July 1. The Navy services more "supervisors"and held by the Marine Corps, bers in E-4 and up should be felt the Navy can make
will get about 6600 of these skilled technicians to which through fiscal 1959 and the same after all E-3 acting 321 promotions to E-9 and

extra promotions. handle the complexity of modern 1960 has been authorized to corporals had moved on or 2,733 advancements to E-8

Defense Department says all weapons systems. have 37.4 percent in pay out, the non-com ratio would during the new fiscal year.

House Rent

To Be Cut

Next MonthFor .JflX

the first time since con-
struction of the Station's three

housing projects, rental and util-
ity rates will be reduced consId-

erably next month, it has been Vol. 17 No! 13. U.S.N.A.S. Jacksonville, Florida 4 June 1959
announced by the NAS Jax Hous-
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y v. # .ac tvrr,7'CtiMT\ :.. # 70:1.RkyN: arNrwvwNVe+aOO lrwv+N4:;A k!KhK:
ing office. .
Some 1,660 military personnelwill : ; IJE'Q' VP-18 Crews Recover

be effected by the changes,
including 330 in the CumberlandRoad

project, 300 at Dewey Park, Space Flying Monkeys
and 201 aboard the Station.

REDUCTIONS are being made NAS Jax-based Patrol Squadron 18 played a key role
.following a recent extensive
sur- in the Army's successful firing of an IRBM Jupiter missile
by an NAS Housing'AdmIni-
vey with two monkeys aboard last week from Cape Canaveral.
stration board. : -
Three P2V-7 Neptunes of VP-
Enlisted of the the the two
occupants Cum- nose cone containing
18 successfully participated in
berland Road, Dewey Park and f female monkeys, the world's
recovery of the missile's nosecone
Mainside Housing projects are first astronauts, represents a
sighting it and keeping it
anticipating reductions in monthly major step in Project Mercury for
in range as it bore down to its
shelter and furniture rent, final destination.THE manned outer space flight.
and costs of fuel oil and garbage MISSILE had traveledsome There was a bright moonlightthat
collection fees. Utilities remaIn- early morning of last Thurs-
1500 miles> zoomed up to
ing unaffected is when the missile shot took
electricity, water day
an altitude of 300 miles and hit
gas, and sewage. ; speeds of 10,000 mph during its place. The VP-18 Neptunes, with
Residents of the NAS, Dewey 7r Comdr. James II. Me G h e e,
brief, 20 minute journey; from
Park and Quarters 1116 officer squadron commanding officer, in
missile range near Antigua, east
row housing units are to be ,affected launching pad to the Atlanticof charge of one plane, were cruising -
by changes in electricity, c $ Puerto Rico. at eight to nine thousand feet
fuel oil and garbage collectionfees waiting to sight the Jupiter ve-

while shelter and furniturerent -- -_._......" ........ ...._._.. The re-entry and recovery of hicle in the air.
will remain unchanged. "IT WAS RIGHT ABOUT HERE" Exclaims Comdr. COMDR. McGHEE, termed by
MONTHLY shelter rent for James H. McGhee, (left) commanding officer of VP-18, who pi- Rail Furlough some who made the trip as being
officers in loted one of the planes used in recovery of the monkeys Able the first actual person to sight
residing officer
row and Baker, following the saurians unprecendented trip
housing in Rates ExtendedReduced the missile, reports it came in
two and threebedroom last week. The missile nose cone bearing the two passengerswas
units will remain unaffected sighted in the Atlantic east of Puerto Rico. Also flying furlough fares for right on schedule, looking to the
at 48 and 54 dollars per planes in the recovery were Lcdr. Donnell Howard, (second military personnel in uniform naked eye as somewhat like a
month. Also unaffected is furni- from right) and Lt (jg) Daniel Wolkensdorfer. traveling at their own expense I meteor.It .

ture rent at six and seven dollarsper have been- given their annual- glowed until it got to about

month. However, quarters National Waves Reunion To extension by the nation's rail the same height as the planes
then the lost visual
1116 are to be increased from 72 roads. crews sightof
to 80 dollars per month. The reduced furlough rates it momentarily, reports Comdr.
Take Place Here In McGhee.As .
New electricity rates Will be July would have expired June 30.
one dollar for 13 kilowatt hoursor Round-trip reduced fares the nose cone, with its two

less, 6.5 cents per KWH for 62 Waves, ex-Waves, Yeomanettes, Women Marines, Navy save military personnel as passengers evidently snuggled
hours, 2.2 cents per KWH for 175 Nurses and Spars from all over the country will convenein much as 1.7 cents per mile. safely aboard, neared water a
hours, and 1.6 cents per KWH for Jacksonville July 24.26 for the National Waves Reunion. (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 1))

250 hours. Water and Headquarters will be the new .
sewage fees :b.Fiir: ;},Y{ iswri}:},'ir kX4. !9!! 'r}' ,>r' iN'r.+ MFr Yv. <
Robert Meyer Hotel, where
will remain $1.50 per month,
registration will get uncle'ay y. /t'
while fuel oil charges will be ''' ,
changed at 0900 July 24. i. M {.! # i:
not to exceed 17 cents f. v: .a
FROM THAT time on a seriesof ,
per gallon. Garbage collectionfees
luncheons, social gatherings,
will be increased 30 cents
tours and business sessions will
monthly. the visitors. Several high
Enlisted occupy
occupants of the three
housing projects will benefit by ranking officers, along with local
six-dollar pef month decreasesin and state dignitaries, are expected -

shelter rent, with new fees for .to attend.
NAS, Dewey Park and Cumber- Director of Waves Capt. Wini-
land Road fred Quick; Rear Admiral J. C.
set at 36 dollars for
one-bedroom, 42 dollars for two- Daniel, Commandant Sixth Naval -
District; Rear Admiral J. W.
(Please turn to Page 6, Col. 3)) r
Boundy, Chief of Bureau of Sup-
plies and Accounts are the among

WHICH SERVICEIS the Navy officials scheduled to
take part.
THE OLDEST? THE LONG weekend will include -

Which is the oldest of the a yacht trip on the St.
US military services? Johns River, dinner parties and
It's been brought to atten- dances, visits to points of interest -

tion that the manonthestreet and tours of area Naval

cannot give you an an- installations. ri: d
Local organizations and q
swer when asked this ques- groups
tion. will honor the W a v e s, and' a

You the luncheon aboard a Mayport-baed __
say Army? Well, Q Av.
some swear that the Marinesare aircraft carrier is planned. MARINE DIGNITARY IN LOCAL VISIT Gen. Randolph McCall Pate Commandant of the

the oldest while still others Further information and reservations Marine,Corps, made his first visit to the Naval Air Station last week, being greeted by a 17-gua
say the Coast Guard. may be obtained by salute and an official honor guard. The Commandant reported he likes to make personal visits to

What'll it be? Any suggestions writing Lcdr. Eunice Home, all Marine Corps units throughout the world to give him a -"birdsnew" of the readiness of the
? General Chairman, Box 665, various outfits. He's shown inspecting three platoons of Marines from the Marine Barracks, Ma.
Jacksonville, Fla. rine Air Reserve Training Detachment and Marine Aviation Detachment.

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2 JAX AIR NEWS 4 June 1959

dJI { fl4I1Sxas

Capt. Elliott: W. Pariah Jr. Commanding Officer
Cfcpl Gra atop IL Weber .T. '" .......... Executive officer
I Ail r SbQ i: :n M S pus b i .f1 i.

Rear Adm.: Kenneth Craig ..-__...................._."........................ Commander
Capt. Georft R. Luker ..........,....-....._"....-.._,..... .. _.. Chief of Staff 7atrJaz (Periodically the Jax Air News
Capt AUcpbervoo Williams...............................u. ...I......?....?...?.. Chief of Staff. NAB Six
n* t Atr Wtog fl.*van L in cooperation with IndtLStriaiRelations

Capt Demald K. Macintosh ..._................ :> b
Capt Charlie L. Lambing ...?..---.m.--..............--..................................M*.... Chief Staff Commander Officer Department, lists various > -
Maral Ate Technlad Training: Center promotions for Station per-

Capt Comdr.Clarke Wilfrtd L.K. neahJr.:..".=.::::::::.::::=": .:.:::.=.:::'.::..:::...?.::.Commanding_ ExecuttT Officer Officer sonnel).
Ravel Hospital On the promotion 'roster
Cant Alton C. Abernethy ..................... ................. ... ..........,........... Commanding Officer recently -
Capt. John O. Fader ....................-.............................................................. Executive Officer were 32 employees, 26
VAXTO from Overhaul and Repair
Capt F. H. Holt. ... .. ..... ......... ...... .. ............ .. .... ........ Commanding Officer three De-
Comdr. William >L Hardy ./Executive Officer partment, from Public
'i Works and three from miscel
; 'ittr\ ; ;
Printed commercially: with non-approvUtod funds In Jacksonville. Florida laneous.
at no expense to the government and u compliance with NAVEXOS P-W 4Ow
11ev. July IMS. Distributed free of cba'Je.to military and civilian personnel Promoted at O & R were Elbert
el Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station.
Naval Air Technical Training
Center Fleet Air Wing 11 Naval' Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Boise, from Aircraft Assemblerto
Naval BospttaL : : Aircraft Mechanic (General)),
Service Information Officer .
Comdr. Lewis F. Kellerman
Assistant Service Information Officer ,...... ..... Andrew H. Planey John Breland, from Aircraft As-

Qene Editor-Gordon Hagan, JOSA.Robbie Staff;Photographer Staff Reporters-Alba-Joseph O'Brien Paterson, PH3.; Ron Davis AN; _.--... ..... ._ ...._m_..._ _....._ sembler to Aircraft Mechanic
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Foro Press Service. GOOD FOR CASH Three NAS Jax O&R Dept. employees (General) ; Bishop Burmeister,
Material appearing in this publication can be reprinted providing credit is discuss operation of a beneficial suggestion with Capt. ThomasB. from Leadingman Aircraft Mech-
graphs.given. Photographs, unless otherwise credited art official u. S. Navy Photo-. Haley, (second from right) O&R Officer. Looking at the suggestion anic (General) to Quarterman

Editorial offices located in Room X30, Main Administration Building. Phone are, from left, Carroll Padgett, Fred Bedenbaugh, Capt. Aircraft Mechanic (General) ;
tensions 81 M. 0 M. FIt or 118. Haley and Willard Barton. The idea, which netted Bedenbaugha
Robert Gay from Aircraft As-
check for 210 dollars is an engine starter constructed of steel ,
Summer for added strength and durability. sembler to Aircraft Mechanic
Lifeguard Aids Reading (General) ; William Gentry,from

Swim Victim Program Slated CASH AWARDS GO Leadingman(General) to Aircraft Quarterman Mechanic Air-

Richard Sieman, AA, of craft Mechanic (General) ; Cal

VATTCenter Special Services, For vin 'Gore, from Metalsmith (AvI-
I Youngsters
vas commended for his DartS TO 25 AT O&R ation) to Inspector (Metals); Os-
in saving the NATTCenter Library will be wald Hale, from Metalsmith

life of a I headquarters for the Summer Twenty-five civilian employees of NAS Jax Overhauland (Aviation) to Inspector (Metals);
nine-year old Reading Club again this year. Thomas Herbert, from Machinist
Repair Department were recently presented cash awardsfor
swimmer at The Jacksonville Public Library \io Inspector (Metals) ; 'Thomas
suggestions by Capt. B. Haley O&R
Price Nata- has supplied maps of Flori- Officer. Hightower, from Aircraft As-
torium. da, each marked with the 12
sembler to Aircraft Mechanic
Also presente4 with cash prizes .. .
Sieman wasa spots where pirate treasures have I individually were-three em- Modifies (General- ) ; James- name-- nom

lifeguardon been found. ployees for superior achievement, Navy Aircraft Assembler to Aircraft
duty at THEME OF the Club this yearis and two outstanding performance Mechanic (General) ; Robert

the indoor "Florida's Hidden Treasures"and awards. Included were Dominic Propjet Plane Jackson, Helper Aircraft Me-

SIEMAN pool on May a gold star will be placed on Commisso, Alvin Crews and Joseph chanic (General) to Production

2 when Diana Wright encount- each treasure spot for each booka Shaw, who received superior For ASW UseA Dispatcher; Cyrus King, from

ered trouble and began to member reads. achievement awards, and Wil- Aircraft Assembler to Aircraft

drown. Twelve books must be read be- liam Davis and Stephen Toland, major step toward this nation's Mechanic (General) ; and Percy
When rescued from the tween June 8 and August 1 to
who were presented with out- first prop-jet submarine Knight, from Aircraft Assemblerto
by Sieman she was unconscious complete a map and make a standing performance awards. hunter-killer plane was taken Aircraft Mechanic (General).
but immediately received child eligible for a reading cer- recently when the awardedan
Among the awards were 10 in Navy Also, Larry McDonald, from
artificial respiration by the tificate. the avionics division, one in aero $8 million contract for modi- A/C Accessories & Equipment

airman. ANY CHILD of Navy or Ma- engineering, two in dispatch, fication of Lockheed's commercial Repairman to Aircraft Mechanic
The rine Corps personnel in this
commendation area
given three in the power plant, six in Electra aircraft. (General) ; Lamar McLean, from
him by register for the
Capt. Charles L. MooreJr. may Reading
the process division, two in the Scheduled to make its first Helper Radio Mechanic to Pro-
NATTCenter Club. The will
program begin
commanding plant division and three in metals flight with a full complement of duction Dispatcher; Leonard
officer said Sieman "greatly June 8 with a story hour at 1500.
division. electronics Neal, from Metalsmith (Avia-
equipment this fall
contributed to saving her life." Children through the fifth ,
will Receiving beneficial suggestion the ASW is tion) to Leadingman Metalsmith
grade have their books dur- new plane expected
awards were Willard Barton Fred (Aviation); Hassell Norris, from
ing first part of the hour. Sixth to be a tactical testbed for anti-
White Shirt graders and above are invitedto Bedenbaugh, Frank Brooks, Aircraft Assembler to Aircraft
the second-half as well when Charles Broome, Edgar Buell, submarine warfare systems. Mechanic (General) ; Ralph Nov-

For the books for older boys and Charles Campbell, James Creecy, The Navy said the modified ak, from Aircraft Assembler to

EM NotAuthorized girls will be talked about. Wilbert Eberie, John Francisco, environment for systems evalua- Aircraft Mechanic (General);

A Book Character and Read Thomas Hine, Lawrence Kimber- tion will be completed at Lockheed's Oliver Seabrook, from Helper
ers' is ley, Edward Lewis, John Mc- Aircraft Mechanic (Motor) to
*Party slated for all who Burbank, Calif., facilities.
complete the 12 books at the Quillan, Gladstone Menzie, John Production Dispatcher; Harvey
Uniform regulations for Naval Duval County Moore, Allan Myerson, Carroll When operational it will be Smith, from Aircraft Assemblerto

personnel in the Jax area, covering August 7, at J900.Armory, Friday, Padgett, George Quimby, George the mission of this new plane to Aircraft Mechanic (General) ;

a 50-mile radius, do not Robinson Edgar Rowe, Johnny detect, track and "kill" enemy Herschel Stacy, from Apprentice
authorize the wearing of the new Todd and Floyd Widdows. submarines. Aircraft Mechanic (General) to

short-sleeve white shirt nor the Electrician, Storekeeper Aircraft Mechanic (General);

tropical khaki shorts for enlisted Schools List Horiormen Stephen Toland, from Aircraft

men at this time, it was disclosedthis Burton Mohr, AEMAN, of Sac- Mechanic (Motor) to Leadingman

week. ramento, Calif., and Stephen Aircraft Mechanic (Motor) ;

ComNab6 Instruction 1020.IGstates Noel, AEIAN, of McSherrstown, r John Toughton, from Aircraft
,. "It is the policy of this Pa., shared top honors in last bt Assembler to Aircraft Mechanic

command that only one uniform' week's graduation at Aviation (General) ; Theodore Tyler, from

be authorized as Uniform of the: Electrician's Mate School, ClassA. A/C Accesspries & Equipment

Day at any given time. Until it i : ? Repairman to Aircraft Mechanic

is ascertained that the white Mohr has orders to VF-142, (General) ; Horace Woolard, from

tropical long uniform for enlisted NAS Miramar, Calif., while Noel Aircraft Assembler to Aircraft

men other than chief petty officers is to report to AEW-15 at NAS Mechanic (General); and Wilton

is an eventual replacement Patuxent River, Md. Wright, from Aircraft Assemblerto

for the present undress white Honorman at Aviation Store- Aircraft Mechanic (General).

uniform or, becomes a part of keeper School, Class A, was Advancements in Public Works

the minimum outfit, it is not con Charles Randall AKAA, of Ar- ..'. .,". were Genevieve Byrne, from
sidered feasible that enlisted per lington, Tex. He will report to: ,"..:'...''. .\:.'::' Clerk Stenographer, G S 3 to

sonnel be required to purchaseand NAAS Kingville, Tex. I l.'::< F Supvy. Clerk-Stenographer, GS-

wear this uniform. There II I 4; Bonnie Freeman, from Typist,

fore, the wearing'of this uniformis CNO For DevelopmentIs G2 to Mail & File Clerk, GS-

not authorized at this time." Established By Navy 4; and Randolph King, from Engineering -
Draftsman Architectural -
Personnel are urged to acquaint The Office of Deputy Chief of
), GS-3 to Engineering
themselves' with the in- I Naval Operations (Development) .
Draftsman (Arch.), GS4.In
'struction, which cpntains all rules I has replaced Assistant Chief of
Naval Operations for Miscellaneous was Milo

and regulations for the wearingof and Development, the Navy Research has ., ,.., Jones, Jr., from Supvy. Employ-
r '''"
uniforms .f l<< i. iiJ\Ii.lx.ltt.: .
locally. ment Relations Officer, GS-9, Industrial -
The new office is being staffed Dunn, (left) and CWO Opal Sylvester chat about IheucareeS Relations Dept. to Same,
Daffynlshuns! Hotel a place with personnel formerly working after being "piped over the side" In retirement ceremonies last GS-10; Hugh Arnott, from Ware-
where give good week. Dunn has been officer-in-charge of the Nary Fuel houseman, Supply Department
guests often tip for ACNO (R&D). The change is Depot
on 'Trout Hirer for three years, while Sylvester has been the to Aircraft Metal Fabricator,
dollar for poor quarters. to take place immediately.. Station' Sanitation Officer since 1957. :
Overhaul & Repair .Dept.Page .


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I June .1959 JAX AIR NEWS Pag* 3

I Station Kindergarten Class Graduates 67 Youngsters I With The

The eleventh annual NAS Jax
kindergarten class was concluded ors' were entertained by an hour- to military dependents whose I fered social activities, considered ToastmastersSpeaking

at the Navy Wives Nurserylast long demonstration of talent fifth birthday preceeded December important to children of pre-

week, with graduation certificates -. learned during (see photo on 31, thus enabling them to school age. Also taught were activities -

presented to 67 neatly- Page 6)) the children's nine begin as a first grade student involving singing, drama-

dressed boys and girls by Lt. months training.In this Fall. Due to the large num- tizations, finger and easel paint-

Earnest Reagan, NATTCenter charge was Mrs. Walter Be- ber of applicants, 0 n I yearly ing, and use of scissors and paste.

Protestant Chaplain. dard, Jr., teacher of eleven kind- registrations were accepted. Only After having taught ten such M2 6L

Attending the excercises ergarten classes aboard the Station children planning to enroll in a
were classes prior to this one, Mrs.
since 1947, and Mrs. Fred public elementary school were
parents and friends of the gradu- Gardner, her assistant. admitted. Bedard remarked, "This has beena r

ating children, who crowded into Beginning last September, the Convening from 0900 to 1200 wonderful class, and the boys

the small auditorium. Th
., .:,,.s,..... Mr... m vw.RtNUM.w,pNNM'vV.KSR..+gOKS
I Scouting i t :t. \\lt.f': Ei tl

i program: for the

Get Thursday meeting of MarNav
v A.44 2280 Toastmasters Club ran the

The latest detachment to gamut from the Memorial Day

Guantanamo returned last Thurs- ,}: Cash Awards' epilogue of Gen. Garfield downto
day and all hands reported it
Five employees of Public Works wonder workings of the spider. -
was another great success.
the Naval Air .
The squadron softball team has Department-
Wally (Georgia Boy) Miller's
finally succeeded in moving into Station have reaped cash awardsfor
Beneficial treatise on nature's little weav-
Suggestions adopted -
first place in Mainside League i
standings.The during May. ( er's, spiders, got the nod as best
I speech. Russ Smith spoke on wo-
Hornets' Operation Boy's ,, Largest award went to Freddie
Home is still going strong. The y V Williams, who was presented witha men while Bob "King discussed
check for 40 dollars "This Is College?
weekend fathers are spending by Capt.J. .
their off hours entertaining the Henry Etter, Public Works Of-
boys. ficer. Braving the ,warmest night of
the year, a good sized attendancewas
Last. week, the softball squad Williams' idea is to install mir-
recorded at Tuesday night'sCivilian
made the journey to play ball rors on gasoline pumps to save
Toastmasters gatheringat
with the youngsters. This under- time and to increase safety, as
Community Center -
taking of VA-44 seems to be the service man can take meter
taking hold with all hands. readings without leaving his

Congratulations to Ken Mc- :I >"N" ...,....w..joM; ....' ...... desk. Highlighting the program were
Nutt, YN3, on finishing in the FOR GOOD SUGGESTIONS Four employees of Others presented Benny Sugg speeches by Junior Teske, who
upper echelon in the M-l Divi- Public Works Department have been presented checks for bene I awards from Public Works included introduced his ideas of a new

sion of the recent rifle matchesat fcialluggesUons. Looking over one of the suggestions is Capt.J. Sona Baxley, $25 for the I "Calendar;" Bill Clark who provided -
Norfolk, Va.Sunday. Henry Etter. (right) NAS Jax Public Works Officer. Left to food for thought in his
right are Sona Baxley recipient of 25 dollars: William Jones, use of Remington suspended type "What is Wrong With Government -
$25: Freddie Williams $40: Randolph King, $25. and Capt. Etter. files for filing folders in History
Facilities files. (City, County, State,)
Andy Planey, noting "Business
... .. New Boating Laws Made Also, Randolph King, $25 for Manners;" while Dick Barker
Prefabricated Radiation Shield- delivered his Icebreaker.

ALL SAINTS', Jun.CHAPEL 7 To Improve Water SafetyCoast ing George and Robinson William,$25 Jones for "changeto and Evaluators headed by master

GE Control Box CR7933NA100G1. head shrinker E. K. Mcllrath,
0930 Sunday School, three- Guardsmen, from new recruits to senior officers ." were Walt Stanul, Ken Scales

year-olds through adults, Build- and enlisted men, are preparing for an annual battle, a cam- and David Moomaw. Grammarian
ing 722; Service of Divine Wor- paign that will save lives and lead to a safer summer vaca- Jones' suggestion is descrioed I was Bill Clearman, with Lawton
tion for millions of Americans. as a _new method of applyinglead
ship, Chaplain Beatty. Green as Toastmaster of the
1100 Service of Worship. Cause of this battle A strange shielding to walls for t'rein Bill
evening. Purcell handled
I tions set that make it mandatoryfor I
1830 '- Teen-Age Fellowship, malady called "boating fever" all boat X-ray rooms. It consists of table topics.American.
to follow
Small Chapel; Senior Hi Fellow- .' that has gripped some 40 millionUS traffic rules. special shaped molding mailed

ship, Building 722. citizens.IN .
IN ADDITION, the CG has initiated horizontally to studding or other Legion Slates
1930 United Fellowship of JUST 12 years, the number
Protestants, Building 722. of boats that travel waters of this a new accident reporting wall covering to support the Annual State ConventionThe
program requiring the reporting sheets of lead encased
country has tripled until today by finish
ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL of all accidents involving motor- 41st annual convention of
there are nearly eight million. : coating sheets of filler board ofj the American Legion, Florida De-
0830 and 1100 Sunday Mass. boats or pleasure craft on Federal j
And the Coast Guard's headaches waters. the desired type. j; partment, will be held in Jack-
ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL have multiplied accordingly.New I sonville June 5-7.
Naval Hospital Federal and state laws Mishaps involving the loss of M
Judge: "You've been coming Highlights of the conclave will
life must be reported in 48 hours "
0630 Mass. have been enacted, designed to
Sunday to\ me in this court for the past
include a parade Friday at 1400
and all other accidents withina
0930 Protestant Service of help boaters. Registration rules 20 I
years. and a contest between various
five-day period.A .
Divine have been tightened and regula-
Worship. Culprit: "Can I help f I': if you Legion band units at the Braves
report form (CG-3865) has,
don't get promoted?" I Ball Park Saturday at 2000.
been designed to simplify and

minimize the writing required by

an operator involved yin an ac-

THESE FORMS can be obtained J{: :r'knt

at all Coast Guard Marine Inspection -

Stations and other shore

i facililities.However, the prevention of ac-

; cidents is still the best: cure and yy
that's how servicemen boaters can ,.. .
help the situation. Follow rulesof

; the road and know what to do
4 '
in an emergency
.1 Boating can be fun and it can

be safe. That is, if you're not

"one of the 10 percent who never

.. ; gets the word."

: .
Marine Career Wives Set

.): Youths' Swim Instruction

Beginning this Monday, instruction -

<. for beginner and' inter-
mediate swimmers will be givento

_nn___ n Marine dependents by the Ma- _____ __n ______
READY FOR SEA Annual Memorial Day services were rine Career Wives Club.
members TOP AE (B) MAN Chester Walters, AE2 of Brooklyn
NAS Jax All Saints' Chapel by
held last Sunday at Branch 91. Following the service, Further information may be Miss., garnered top honors at last week's graduation exercisesat
Fleet Reserve 'Alloclatloni Aviation Electricians Mate School, Class B. He's shown be-
memorial d at the Station's ,saluting battery. obtained by phoning Mrs. Nancy
ing presented certificate of top honor student by Lcdr. Julius
shown above loading altar flowers at EV 9-0501 M/Sgt.
Branch 91 members are Lyons or
Moessner, AE (B) School Training Officer. Walters, who enteredthe
will take them out to sea to be strewn
aboard helicopter Lambert Vogel at EV 9-7711 extension -
a ,
NAS Jax Senior Nary in 1955., will be transferred to VF-13 at NAS Cecil
over Ih. water. Comdr. Charles Beatty, (right) 8571. Field.T .
Chaplain, looks on.



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Tickets Issued xL v'a Atlantic Crossing

191 Traffic Was Momentous

Violators HereSome Flight .In 1919The

191 tickets were issuedto distance may be the same

traffic violators aboard the but the 'time required to fly the

Naval Air Station last month. t Atlantic has changed since Mayof

Appearing before the Traffic 1919..

Officer were some 130 cases while It was then that a Navy plane

the U.S. Commissioner disposedof the NC-4, made the first trans-

18 violations. '. Atlantic flight in 53 hours and 58
t: .3..e<\ ; 8865: oN L i S;'
Following offenses were com- minutes from Naval Air Station,

mitted during May: reckless driv- Rockaway, L. I., to Lisbon, Port-

ing, seven; obstructing traffic, ugal.

two; improper parking, 79; fail- \ } .. wW eSC'v4 i This was actual air time spreadout
ing to stop at stop sign, 12; speed- \4 r over a period of 23 days due

ing, 56; faulty equipment, one; to weather and repairs, but in
involved in off-station accidentstwo those early days of aviation it

; involved In on-station accidents was a momentous flight. Two sister -

15, other offenses, 47. aircraft, the NC-1 and NC-3,
The Traffic Officer handed out were unable to complete the

39 restrictions, sent eight viola- : .. .............. ...... ...... flight. ,
tors to traffic school,issued warn- FOR SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE-Superior performancesover NC Flying boats were designed
ings to 25, dismissed seven cases, Finalists Chosen In a period of several months have earned four Public Works during World War I for use
four were given restrictions and employees Sustained Superior Performance cash awards. The against German submarines. One
awards, in the form of checks, were given to the recipients last
sent to the commanding officer 'Best Mess' Contest
week by Capt. J. Henry Etter, (right) NAS Jax Public Works year was required from the
for further action, two indefinite The 1959 Ney Memorial Award Officer. Left to right are, Kenneth Sparkman, Alonzo Hall, S. drawing boards, to the plane in
restrictions were issued, nine will be given two of six outstand- A. Whittington, Jeanette Reilly and Capt. Etter. the air. Their range was 1400
cases were forwarded to other miles with a five-man crew.
commands, 13 were sent to com- ing Navy messes chosen from Radio communications, still an
throughout the Fleet's ships and Greek Admiral I In Visit
manding ,officer for action while: shore bases. infant 40 years ago, had a rangeof
79 other'violators received sus- 200 miles for CW and 25 miles
pensions.Of The six are finalists in this for voice. Power for the planeswas
year's "best chow in the Navy"I To NAS Green CoveHonors
tickets issued during May, obtained from four Liberty
contest. They are: USS Paul
nine were forwarded to other engines, each with 400 hp.
Revere, PhibPac; USS Northampton -
commands for action, six were were accorded to a
CruLant; USS Norton Sound, Group, Atlantic Reserve Fleet,
by visitors and no action was visiting dignitary for the sec- MDBS
NavAir' Pac NAS New Orleans Payment Due
; ; the Greek was given a
taken and eight others were out ond time within a week when
NCF Kami Seya,Japan, and NAS 17-gun salute, ruffles and flour-
of the service or transferred and Vice Adm. Constantino Tsat- Mutual Death Benefit 'Society

had.no action taken. Oceana, Va.Trophies I sos, Chief of the General Naval ishes by the Jax Navy Band, members are reminded that assessment -

There were 17 accidents by will go to the winning Staff, Royal Hellenic Navy and inspected the Marine honor No. 117 is payable between -

privately-owned vehicles- and 11 units in the ashore and afloat arrived at NAS Jax Tuesday. guard upon his arrival from New now and June 16.

by government vehicles. categories. 1958 awards went toNS Enroute to Naval Station Green Orleans at 1200. Positively no assessment will

Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and Cove Springs where he inspected After his return from Green be accepted after the closing

the USS Roosevelt. selected ships of the Floridaa Cove at 1430, he departed for date.
Miss Mucas Now'On Norfolk Naval Air Station. His

I visit to Green Cove was part of What They're Saying
Staff Of IRD his orientation and familiarization -
"Control of the sea-lanes
with U.S. naval bases. \ I pro-
vides, in military terms, internal
Salary DivisionMiss Admiral Tsatsos, who was .lines of communications which,
greeted by Rear Adm. Kenneth
run across the oceans. of the
M. Lois Mucas has' joinedthe
Craig, Commander Fleet Air
staff of the Salary and Wage These extend right to the
Jacksonville and Capt. Elliott W.
Administration Division of Industrial port facilities of allies
a t :.,, :2?a vY Parish Jr., CO of NAS, was accompanied our and
Relations Department, it by Capt. ConstantineA. the very shores of potential. ene-
announced this week.
Denezakos, Naval Attache, mies.
Transferred to IRD from the % qN Embassy of Greece; and Capt. This is true whether we are
Area Wage and Classification Of- Constantinos
Egolfopoulous Director
transporting the oil
men, muni-
fice Miss Lucas will her
assume Naval War College, Ath-
duties on June 1. tions and hardware that are our
ens, Greece.
Poplar Bluff, Mo., is Lois' ori- sinews of strength, or actually

ginal home, but she has traveled striking from the sea with naval

extensively including Spa i n,, Five Reserve forces." Rear Adm. Howard A.

Italy, France and Switzerland.Miss .
Yeager, USN.
Lucas has made a sub- Units Slate

stantial contribution in the development AW
and writing of classi-
.., TrainingFive
fication standards. Included are a .
number of different series in the :+:' .... Reserve squadrons from

Social Science, Psychology, and /w..';: "... .. .. .w..". ...... East Coast Naval installations will
Welfare Group; the entire Busi- FAREWELL A party was take annual summer training at

ness and Industry Group; many Lcdr.: held at the Mainside Loungelast NAS Jax from early. July through
of the specializations in the Inspection Murphy To week honoring Lcdr. Wile October.

and Investigation Group; liam Murphy, (right) retiring 1 First to arrive will be "
VP-792 .
z ;
NAS Jax Special Services Officer : {
and others. Retire From -
Navy Cutting the first piece of from NARTU Memphis, which
More recently while employedby Lcdr. William Murphy, NAS cake with Lcdr. Murphy is will be here from July 6 to July fe
the Agricultural Research Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr., Station 19 Twenty-five officers and 52 ${
Jax Special Services Officer, soon
Service at Beltsville, Md., she conmmanding officer. men will report here.
to retire from Naval service, will
developed a pattern for evalua- be relieved by Comdr. CharlesM. Mutual Aid Association Two squadrons will report here!
tion of scientist positions whichis Thomas.An August 17 for 13 days. NAS At- i

now under test by both the informal party was held at Material Available Here lanta's VP-673 with 24 officers

',. Civil Service Commission and Mainside Lounge last Friday Informative material and ap- and 52 men, and Fasron 935, NAS

Department I of Agriculture.Jacksonville honoring Lcdr. Murphy. He expressed plications for Navy Mutual Aid Willow Grove, with 10 officers

appreciation for "every- Association benefits may be ob- and 60 men. are the August con- z-,

VA Office thing the gang has done duringthe tained at the officer of Cap tingent. .
Now In Federal BuildingThe past two ,years." Arriving on the seventh of Sep-
Thomas B.
Haley at NAS Jax
Before tember, NARTU Memphis
coming here, he saw squadron -
Veterans Administration is duty in the Norfolk area and was O & R Department. VP-791 will report with 25

I now located in new quarters in aboard the USS Wasp when it Interested Navy and civilian officers and 53 men. the Post Office Building, 311 West
was damaged by Japanese tor- personnel may obtain the mater- NARTU Norfolk will send Fas- '
St. Jacksonville. a pi sb3f 3' t;
Monroe : t'+ o NY+kgx An "A
pedoes in 1942. ron-865 for
ial at the office in Building 101 training September
Servicemen, as well as vet- Lcdr. Murphy wears the 21 through October 4. Ten officers
erans, are welcome to visit the from 0700 to 1530 Monday
American Theatre; Good Con- and 40 men will report for dutyat
office, in Room 302, for informa- duct; European Theatre; American through Friday. this time.

tion concerning veterans benefits Defense Asiatic-Pacific ..
; ...
NAS Jax but more recently has r 1" W'II"
and insurance matters. W.will:
Theatre, with two stars; Guadal- Daf f ynisFuns) : Pay Phone SITTING
The office is open Monday canal, and WWII Victory Medals. been associated with develop- the only 10-cent gamble left Ing Arlene Howell PRETTY-Inirigu.perches

through Friday from 0800 to Comdr. Thomas was formerly ment of the new NAS Jax Main- since slot machines were confis-: the diving board of a neighbor's on

1630. Service Information Officer for tenance Division. cated. I swimming pool. Is this "Be
Kind to Your Neighbor Week?"


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[ 195'9" ,


!, Hornet Hurler Hangs

Up Hospital No-Hitter

: : : : : YA 44's Hornets remained on top of the Mainside softball

League last week with two more wins to their credit.

The Hornets tangled with Fasron 109 and set the Fas-

t ronites back one more game with a 13-2 slaughter.
% :
44 I\ "TEX" GOODSON ace hurler of
last week with a 6-5
kt 4 4 the Hornets got what games
: :: I 1 every squeaker over Public Works anda
pitcher wants, a no-hitter, whenhe 16-0 slaying of Communications. -
shut out the Hospital, 13-0.

; Fasron Six holds second place .
VW-4 split two games, a win
with a 14-3 slate. Two victories
'p t c' cii gave the Fasron nine a first place coming over Administration, 10-0,
AR and losing to Fasron Six, 13-6.
A Ki contention bid when Overhauland

> > a 13-6. Overhaul and Repair nosed out

Third place is shared with the Administration, 5-4; 679th AC-

Medics and VAP-62 holding WRON dumped the Marine Bar-

identical records. In the Medics racks, 11-1; FAETU Det Two derailed -

.., only outing last week, they edged Public Works, 8-6; Marino
F; \av 4, } Supply, 5-4, while VAP-62 slip Barracks chilled the Hospital,

..._..........,"',._''.."".,-y.----""' ."""' ;-...;.,_><_.....__ l '" """l'( ,_ (_ ; }
SETTING SOFTBALL PACE The Hornets of Attack Squadron 44 currently lead the Main. FOURTH PLACE VP-18 remained feit over Communications.
side Softball League, sporting a stout 10.1 record as the season nears a close. Only club to trip inactive for the week. Fifth TEAM WON LOST PERC.
he Hornets is Medical, which clubbed VA.44 Into a 10.4 defeat. In one of the Hornets most recent Hornets 10 1 .909
utings, 'Tex" Goodson, (back row, third from right) pitched a nb.hitter over Hospital. Front row, place is shared with Ordnance and Fearon Six 14 3 .824
eft to right are, Weyman Strickham John Gibson Lolan Landry and Tom Vogel. Rear J, L. Gunnery and VW-4 posting the Medici. 8 2 .800
Reed. Fred Starke, John Myers, Goodson, James Barrington and Bud Brannon. same records. O&G took a set of VAP-62 8 2 .800
.._ ._ .7 SO
V/-I IS 6 2
o b G 6 3 .667
P-18 FAETU 'A' Leading VW.4 6 3 .667
NARTU 8 4 .600
L'A 4Il. ODADTOTl Supply 6/ 5 .545 "
Gri. Marine Berrecks 5 5 .500
MARTD 5 5 .500
ainside Circuits
Bowling 679th 4 6 .400

njl+t 'TAfi*lv ? H VijS*'" j> FAETU Det Two 3 6 .333
I."" '-For the first time this year, VP.18 "A" moved to the top O&R 109 3 3 9 9 .2.250 0Fasron

>t in the American League and Special Services fell into Hospital 3 9 .250

.'and place as Mainside bowling play continued last week. Admin 2 8 .200
VP18"A," with'a 32-12 mark, Marine Bid Fails Sparks Public Works 2 8 .200
the high individual set crown Communications 0 10 0000
sa, slight lead over Special
with a 582. And VW-4 "C" took
Services, which has a 29-11 re- Take Center Keg CrownThe
the team highs with a 913 high
cord.; In third place is ComFair
i Tennis
and 2491 team SquadTo
team a high
Jax' 1\" with a 26-10 tally. game Sparkies of Aviation
set. average honors for the year witha
Electricians Mate School last
mean-rhile week copped the title in the very respectable 174. Battle Jax
t' No date has been set for
j IY .,disputed king with a 29-7 record Crackerjax Earn NATTCenter intramural
All-Station rolloff.MEANWHILE .
' .wi i VW-4 "C" in second place Scratch bowling league, fin Beach FoesThe
q abbreviated
I 28-12. ishing with a 46-10 mark.
Sixth Win In RowIn schedule of in tennis team will
f gh honors for the American Marine Aviation Detachmentput games was played Jax Navy

e fell this week to Don on a fine show in closing the NATTCenter intramural soft- face Jacksonville Beach Sundayat

;, of ComFair Jax "A" when City Loop PlayThe weeks of play but failed to over- ball league last week. One game 1400 at the Mainside Navy Ex-

hey posted a 184 high individual haul the leaders, ending with a was played that threw AO and change courts.

average. Jax Navy Crackerjax, 42-14 record. The Missilemen of AE Schools back into a first place Expected to compete for the
z 'Bob Carmichael of VP-18 "A" riding high on the able hurlingarm 'NAWS School and the Store- tie.AE Fliers are player-coach Cal Karrh,

captured' the high;-Individuale of Judy Bozman, captured keepers of AK School finished in downed the Ordnancemen, Bob Tripp, Roger Beidler, Sam
their fifth and sixth straight winsin 6-0, then the AO nine
and set with a 212 high third and fourth places. managedwins Gorsline, Jack Hennessey .and T.
City League competition last at the of AGO
"e expense M. McGriff.
and a 569 set. COMPOSING the AE team
\ week. 10-0, and Support Splinters, 16-3.
Potential recquet-wielders are
ECIAL Services Stutheit with
snapped off were Godfrey an
.' Bozman pitched her third no AE had one other encounter,
to sharpen
team honors with an 894 average of 173, Clinton Attebery, being encouraged
hitter as the Crackerjax shut out winning over the Missilemen of
their for 'the 1959 NAS
team game and a 2518 high 142, Bernard Heimbucher, 167, games
State Farm Insurance, 11-0. The NAWS, 14-4.
set. Carson Hudson, 157, and Ernest Jax tourney slated to be held in
triple feat was accomplishedwhen In other action, MAD downed .
lph Tice led the National Petroski, 161. September.This
Bozman whiffed 10 State AGO, 9-5, with the Ensigns
ague again last week in the date has been chosen to
Farm batters and her teammates Steve Mayer of the Marine bouncing back to take a 15-5
individual bracket avoid hotter months of the sum-
helped the cause with some fine Aviation Detachment took' high win for NAWS.
en he kept up his 188 clip. mer. More details will be furn-
plays and no errors.
h e high individual game ished on this event at a later
Barbara Oliveria was big gun
'els fell to Paul Benson of date.
for the Waves, belting the only
RID "B" when he
posted a
home run of the? night.In 3 r ,
;h 231.Jerry Paced
Blum of VW-4 "B" took another game, the Cracker- Marksmen
jax ran into a much improved

Returnor Opportunity Bra I1't h "Y" but By Navy's RoweJax

raves managed to dump them 8-3, after
Bozman struck out seven "Y" Navy pistolmen fared well

Knoxville batters and then Jessie Riddle; in the fourth annual Dixie Pistol

Phyllis Miller and Judy Bozman Championship at the Jax Police
off Gun Club last weekend with
ourist SeriesThe collected triples Opportunity'sYvonne
Austin. John Rowe topping the marks-

| Jacksonville Braves return The Crackerjax j have now :i H ... man class.

- ter a long stand away from rJachedthe- end of first half playfn L >.:.: .:> Rowe, winning 13 awards,
and the i ? : ;: : placed second in .22 caliber aggregate -
eir home grounds when they the City League pace ;
Ktle the Knoxville Smokies ate Women's division with a 6-0 shooting but was first
marksman in two other eventson
new baseball park in a four record.
>'me series starting Mondayght This Saturday and Sunday the the way to his title.
Guigno i Carapellotti of Jax
at 2000.Experiencing. Waves host Eglin softball
[ team at Enterprise Field. Game Navy won the expert class in
many early sea-
times are Saturday at 1900 and rapid fire.
tHe have
n Braves perk-
woes, The Jax Navy Blue team of
up their lineup in recent Sunday at 1400. Carapellotti, Johns, Rowe and

ames and are making a deter- Bankster won sharpshooter hon-

_ ined bid to escape the Sally NOTICE! ors in .22 caliber ,team competition -

ague depths. All team representatives are and center fire.NOTICEI.
[Following the Knoxville series,
sheville's Tourists move in for I urged to attend an intramural

j three-game stay Friday through bowling meeting slated to be _. !
,I .r.Wdi\1 i'SIIIJ' 1I&'JJsK "" """"" --
nday, June 12-14. held June 22 at Building Threeat PROMOTING GAME Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr., NAS An organizational meeting is to

[ Servicemen are admitted to all 1000. Jax commanding officer, purchases first ticket to the annual be held June 17 at 1000 at Main-
Boy Scouts.Waves softball game, slated June 19 at 1930 at the
raves home contests for 60 Changes in schedule, times of Hospital diamond. The annual game has proved to be a popular side Gym, Building Three for

nts. Night games start at 2000 make event with Station,followers. Selling the ducat to Capt. Parish the upcoming Intramural Swim
'th Sunday tilts set for a 1500rt. matches, and up games are is Frankie LaGrange, an Eagle Scout and member of"NAS Jax
., on the list for revision. sponsored Troop 131. 'rne?t.



Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 4 June 1959

I Schedule of Special Services Activities and Facilities June 4 10.

MOVIES Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday

NAS BId;. 81Z 1900 Only 1800-2000 1800-2000 1800-2000 1900 only 1800-2000 1800-2000
Some Came True Story of Three Stooges Stalag 17 Sante Fe Spy in the Sky I Bury
Running Jesse James Fun-O-Rama Stampede The Living

JfATTC.nter Bldg. 563 1900 Only 1900 Only 1400-1900 1400-1900 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only
Battle Flame Some Came Run. Story Jes. James Three Stooges Stalag 17 Sante Fe Stamp. Spy in the Sky

Hospital 1900 1900 onl1 only 1900 1900 onlY
Proud Ones Flame
Story SanteFe
Battle Some Came Run. Jes. James Three Stooges Stalag 17 Stamp.


NAS. Bldg. 3 I 0815-2100 0815-2100 1300-2100' 1300-2100 0815-2100 0815-2100 0815-2100

NAnC.nter, Bldg. 583 0930-2100 0930-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 0930-2100 0930-2100 0930-2100

Hospital' 0800,1800 0800-1600 closed 1300-1700 0800-1800" 0800-1600 0800-1600


INS, Bldg. 8SS l000- 100 1000-2100 1000-2100 1400-2100. Closed 1000-2100 1000-2100

IfATrCenter BId;. 583 "
1600-2200 1600-2200 1300-2300 1300-2300 1600-2200 1600-2200 1600-2200

Blue Jackets Inn 1630-2400 2000-2400' 2000-2400 2000-2400 1630-2400 1630-2400 2000
Red Coats Jimmy Geiger Redcoats Bingo

EM. RATl"Cener 1830-2300 1630-2300 1630-2300
1630-2300 1400.2330 1400.2330 1400-2330

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


> 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

liAS Bowling 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1300-2100 DB 1100-2100 DB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB

RATTCenter Bowling.... 1130-1300 1180-1300 1300-2200 DB 1300-2200 DB 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300
1630-1830 OB 1630-1830 OB 1630-1830 OB 1630-1830 OB 1630-1830 on

Tennis Courts (Navy Ex) 0600-Dark OaOO-Dark OooO-Dark 0600-Dark 0600-Dark 0600-Dark 0600-Dark

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

Fish Camp 0800-J hr. 0800-34 hr. 0800-t hr. 0800-34 hr. 0800hr..
Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Closed Closed

Hobby Shop. Bldg. 898 1400-2100 1400-2100 0900-2100 1300-2100 Closed Closed 1400-2100
Indoor Swimming Bldg.614 1600-2000 1130-2000 1300-2000 1200-2000 1130-2000 1130-2000 1130-2000


VP-18 Makes Successful Recovery a

I ;

I Of Nose Cone's Saurian PassengersContinued ,, 4 '

't Ft.
( from Page) t
with unusual due
nose cone care
parachute opened to lessen im-
to its passengers and because
pact upon hitting the waves. .. 1 1
all of the itself "
some, or cone
ONCE ON water flotation
the a *
was below water, says the VP-18 t ri
bag kept the object atop the 4 )
surface. It was equipped with a skipper. { '

light and a tiny radio which THE MONKEYS bearing the

began to operate soon after set- unimaginative names of Alpha

tling 'on the water. and Baker, were in watertight .
compartments and had an ample c4 n'
"Within the few minutes that
had elapsed since losing visual oxygen supply.
The same basic
recovery sys-
contact with the hurtling ball and
tem was used that has been suc-
the time its radio started sendingus
cessful in all previous Jupiternose >}' r 1
signals, we had made visual Y ,Sit
cone recoveries since the
contact with it again" states
first one in the fall of 1957. : 'x.:
Comdr. McGhee.
The three P2Vs which locatedthe
The aircraft then vectored in
nose cone were part of feven
two destroyers and a Navy sea-
deployed to Naval Station, Roose-
going tug to the spot where the
velt Roads, P. R.
precious cargo was. '
The squadron's five remaining'crews
"It took the, tug a little whileto
and maintenance personnelwere
make the actual recovery be-
in an alerted status at NAS GRADS _v The 67-memb
cause they
were treating the'CHAMP'
Jax, prepared to give immediate Units Face graduating class of the Navy
assistance. Housing Project Wives Nursery poses following

THIS MISSION in exercises last week. See storyon
GOES was, reality,
a natural extension of the 'train- Rent Utility Rate SlashesContinued page 3.

TO NEWPORTThe ing and equipment used in VP- minimum, including low down-
18s antisubmarine ( from Page-I) and install-
aircraft carrier, U S SLake primary mission of payments monthly
warfare.A bedroom and 48 dollars for 1942.However ments, many service personnelhave
Champlain, one of four the latter, originally
nosecone actually presentsa three-bedroom units.ELECTRICITY been buying nice homes,
flattops based at NAAS May- owned and operated by the Pub-
port, will be transferred to larger target than the periscopeof gas, water and lic Housing Authority, a government while making the same monthly

Newport, R. I. July 1. a submerged submarine.The sewage fees for enlisted tenantsat agency, became possessedby payments as government housing
The Jupiter project representsa Cumberland Road will remain renters" remarked Comdr. Duel-
"Champ, which was, the Navy in August of 1953.
the first of the Navy's carriersto unified Armed Forces effort the same, although garbage col- fer.
call home with the missile being built under lection fees will be reduced from local reduc-
Mayport is
being tions in rental fees and changesin He also said that following the
shifted to "keep the overall the Army's cognizance, launched $1.20 to one dollar per month.
effectiveness of through Air Force facilities Furniture rent will also be 'reduced utility rates, reports Comdr.R. survey by the eight-man board,

riers at the most support efficient car-lev and recovered through talents of 30 cents per month. F. Duelfer Jr., NAS Jax Hous- they decided that rental fees

el." Naval air and surface forces. According to Housing Office ing Officer,is to provide for mili- should be reduced. He added that,
records, units aboard the Stationare tary personnel who are occupantsof
The vessel was assigned to while the units were
local equally
Mayport in 1953 and made the Daffynlshuns: Civilization the oldest, having been con- government housing pro-
first entry into the basin by that system in which 'a man paysa structed in 1941, shortly after jects comfortable quarters at comparable with civilian housingat

an aircraft carrier in Novem- quarter to park, his car so he commissioning of the Station. reasonably low rental prices the time of their construction,

ber of that year. won't be fined a dollar while Dewey Park and CumberlandRoad "WI it h processes involved in they do not compare with mod-

eating a 15 cent hamburger. units were ,constructed in purchasing a home locally at a ernized civilian apartments.