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: February 25, 1960
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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Surplus Property Disposal Seminar Being Helfl( Here

A Regional Utilization and Disposal
Seminar, conducted by Bu- activities and three Marine Corps: Auditorium at Building 101-A. a large savings in tax dollars to Among other speakers have

reau of Supplies and Accounts, units throughout the Southeast. This property, according to the public. been representatives from Bu-

is in progress this week aboardthe NEW AND proposed procedures local salvage officials, is valuedat REAR ADMIRAL (sel) H. J. reau of Supplies and Accounts,

Station. covering untilization and many millions of dollars. Be- Goldberg, who heads the visit- private industry, Bureau of Naval -

Attending the conference, disposal of surplus government coming excess to the Department: ing party from Bureau of Sup- Weapons, Department of De-

which began Tuesday and Is property are being presented in fc>f Defense, this material is plies and Accounts, has been fense, Department of Health,

scheduled to conclude tomorrow, lectures and discussions duringthe lized throughout other Uti-I principal speaker on several occasions Education and Welfare, General

are representatives of 13 Naval daily sessions at the O&R and state agencies, during the week. (Please turn to Page 64 CoL 5))




Meet J11 X 11I\ Military Par

Underway Here Day Tuesday

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. Vol. 17 No. 49 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Florida 25 February 1960 I

CAG-3 Returning Home

After Long DeploymentCarrier

Air Group Three, aptly described by a Naval

spokesman as "the most potent Air Group ever assembled,"

returns tomorrow (Friday) from a six-month deployment in

the Mediterranean, where it was based aboard the carrier

,.,ij.'j USS Saratoga.
Izi A seat jet fighter.
) CAG-3, commanded by Comdr. During the Med deployment, I
Li : 1,: Leon B. McCuddin, is comprisedof VF-31 "Tomcatters" flew more

six squadrons and three detachments than 2300 hours, compiling more

from highly special- than 600 night landings.

ized squadrons. About 1200 officers Fourteen squadron pilots i

and men are assigned to achieved status of "Centurlan",

CAG-3. having completed 100 or more

FIGHTER Squadron 31, the all- landings aboard the Saratoga.
? ,f.Y, ? \ a }tiTi'vi6.4t I There were also three "DoubleCenturians"
weather around-the-clock, inter-
and Lt. John B.
ceptor squadron is commandedby i Wildman was the ship's first

Comdr. C. E. Tucker. VF-31 "Night Centurian."

flies the F3H "Demon", a single FIGHTER Squadron 32 is led
by Comdr. L. A. Hoke. The

PYhaiMt} }:': .' .. 7Nnk:vw "Sonic Swordsmen" compiledmore
BO-I-NNG Utility Squadron Ten Detachment rang the 'SCHOOL OUTS'REMAIN than 2500 flight hours, enrolled -
'Sara' VLMO bell early in its drive for ICO percent participation in the cur 16 "Centurians" and two
rent National Health Agencies and Joint Crusade fund raising SAMEThe "Double Centurians" into the
drive for Navy units in Jax. The unit not only hit full participation
FirstIn but recorded 146% of its assigned monetary goal before Navy's policy on early honored membership.
Report the first day of the drive was over. Left to right are B. E. Jordan separation of enlisted personsto Comdr. George C. Talley's
AD2; M. L. Lancaster ADC keyman in the drive) LL J. E. attend college has not been "Blue Bla$ters" of Attack Squadron
Fund DriveJacksonville Jones, officer in charge; W. I. Clad well, AD3; and R. C. Woods changed, despite a DefenseD 34 amassed more than 2600
AM2. established
p t. directive hours in the A4D-2 "Skyhawk,"
Navy's 1960 Fed- recently for all the armed
the Navy's smallest operationaljet
eral Service Campaign for Na- District Transportation services. bomber.

tional Health Agencies and the Enlisteds can be dischargedup Attack Squadron 36's "Road
Joint Crusade was just a few to three months early in "
runners, winners of the Naval
hours old when it received its Office In New 'Home'A order to attend college, pro- Air Force Atlantic Fleet Battle

first i official contribution-a viding they've been ecceptedfor Efficiency Award for light attack

whopping $3500 from personnel convenient one-stop transportation service is now in enrollment by a college. jets and recipients of the Safety
aboard the Mayport-based carrier it's new headquarters in Building 13 at the Main Gate aboard The Navy's policy is not Citation Award for accident free

USS Saratoga, now in the Medi- the Station. changed by the new DOD directive year of 1959 also fly the "Sky-

terranean. Here transportation requests for airlines, bus and train because it was already hawk" Lcdr.\ Paul Davidson re-

THE BIG donation from across tickets are made up and tickets Green Cove Springs d NAS I following similar lines. (Please turn to Page 6, CoL 1))
the sea to the National Health issued for all orders.E. Sanford.
boostto. A. TANNER heads the office
agencies a big early
gave TANNER,SAYS the office main-
the campaign which opened which, acts as a liasion between -
tains information all airline
on ,
Feb. 15 and closes March 18. Of the Director of Transpor-
bus and train schedules for the
the $3500 was a check for $2,000 tation, BuPers and local Naval
benefit of local personnel and
from the carrier's crew and one activities.
for $1500 ,from personnel of Car- Officially known as the Sixth their dependents. Persons goingon
leave and liberty can make
rier Air Group Three, home- Naval District)Transportation office -
reservations and ticketsat
based at NAS Cecil Field. ,' it handles the technical con- pick up
trol of all passenger travel, inbound this one-stop office withouta
Upon heels (of the announcement and outbound.The trip to the city.
of the "Sara's" contributioncame and The office also handles arrangements
office serves NAS Jax
word that one local unit, it's tenant activities, NAS Cecil for MATS flights to
Ten Detach- overseas .
Utility Squadron areas.Mayport
Field and ships home-ported ,at
ment (VU-10), had reached 100
Mayport. It also issues travel
percent participation and had requests and tickets for groups Is Due I

(Please turn to Page 6, CoL 5)) traveling under orders from NS
500 Capehart Units ?
. Three Bills Seeking Travel Pay HikesThree I I More than 9,000 new family 7I.:

housing units for servicemen and
bills to be introduced :
are I
officers attending certain im; their dependents are included in
in Congress soon that will give
portant industrial conferences. the one billion dollar military con-
military personnel travel pay increases -
struction authorization bill recently -J
says Navy Times. If passed this measure would
submitted to Congress by J
raise daily rates from $12 to $14 bd:Jr{
One bill would give Reserve Defense Dept.
daily, It would also provide a
officers same travel and trans- The program includes 8,718
rate of
portation allowances on dischargethat special for a few "relatively up to senior"$25 a day officers Capehart units at U.S. bases and _____ n___mnn___ ___ __n_ _____
regular officers now getAnother its possessions. NEW HOME 6th Naval District Transportation Office has
who represent the servicesat moved to its new "home" at the Main Gate and one of its first
would increase per high level industrial confer- Among Capehart units to go up customers was'the, Marine Corps. Here Claude Cathay, Airline
diem: rates of members of the ences. are 500 ticketed for constructionat Representative, hands a set of transportation requests to A/Sgt...
traveling on ,official The third proposal would increase NS Mayport and 500 each at R. D. Esmond and S/Sgi. T. A. Kulp,of the Marine Air Detachmjnt -
.military On far 'deft 'is E. A. Tanner, of the Transportation Office,,
business and provide a daily "ex the much .discussed trailer NS Charleston, S. C. and NAS The office acts as a liaison between Director of Transportation.BylPf ,
'pense account" for a fey selected allowance. Memphis, Tenn. 4 >and local H'Yp acllviiie. $. "

PtQO 2 JAX AIR NEWS.Jt 25 February 1 lji

) -5 Fiscal 1961 Offering Optimism I

. FormulaWashington
i NAS Jtcktonvill In Navy's Shipbuilding

C.pt.. James R. Reedy .......:........................................................ Commanding Officer
Comdr. Robert Nelton ....0........................... .....................................Executive Offtecr (AFPS) Pro- consist of 817 active ships, 16 car- penditures are a number of M
NAB Six; Plot Air J.ckionvilt.\ posed Navy expenditures for rier and air groups, and 41 patrol rine Corps hardware items. T
Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig .............:.......................................................... Commander fiscal year 1061 will be $11.683 air squadrons, the President said that emphasis ha
CapU Graytfor. H. Weber ...................................................... Chief of Staff, FalrJax billion an increase of $112 and warning been placed on improving
President saId.INCLUDED mobility
apt. Nelson M. Head' ..__
Chief of Staff, NAB Six
FI..t Air Wing Eleven million over the current fiscal in the Navy ex- and firepower of the thrc]

Capt. Robert M. Mllner ........................,................................................... Commander year-with emphasis on nuclear Marine combat divisions.The .
Cept. Charlea L Lambing .....................................................;...... Chief Staff Officer subbuilding. new budget will buy
Capt.. Robert J. Fleming. Naval_ Air Technical. Training Center Commanding Officer THE PRESIDENT recommended Fasron 9 To BeDecommissioned number of self-propelled artillery

Comdr. Gerald R. Pearson ..............................?................ .........,. Executive Officer funds to begin three new weapons for"-use by individual -
Naval Hospital Polaris submarines in the coming troops. These include the!
c.pt. Alton ,e. Abemethy ...........................,................... ........ Commanding Officer year, and to buy long leadtime Fleet Aircraft Service Squadron Sergeant, Honest John, Little!
Capt.. John G. Feder ............................................,.........,.,................ Executive Officer components for three more. 9, based at NAS Cecil Field John and LaCrosse for close!

C p*. F, H. Holt ...................................NARTU................................;..., Commanding Officer A total of 20 ships are sched- since 1949, will be decommis- ground support, the Hawk and
Comdr. H. Hudgins ..................................................... Executive Officer uled for construction and 15 for sioned March 31. Redeye: for defense against air
modernization in the coming officers and men attack, and the Davy Crockett I
Printed commercially with non-appropriated fundi In Jacksonville, Florida at no the President said. Many of the a
expense to the government end In compliance with NAVEXOS P-95 Rev. July 1958. year affected by the disestablishment, close range atomic weapon.
Distributed free of charge to military end civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jacksonville, TOE NEW ships will include some 375 enlisteds and 20 officers,
Navel Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air two Forrestal-class attack car- will be transferred locally.
Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hospital. riers, the first neclearpoweredfrigates Lunar Bounce Is
Service Information Officer .................... Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnli Jr. and six nuclear-powered I Decommissioning of Fasron
Assistant Service Information Officer .................... Andrew H. Planey Nine which follows the demiseof
submarines. ,
Editor-Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters-Mae Spencer, J02; Gene Hagan, JOSN; Jax-based Fasrons 6 and Used By Navy To
Sam Bowman, SA. Phofographer-Roscoe Carter, PH3. Three Polaris subs and a con- NAS
The Jax Air Newt la a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material verted guided missile cruiser will 109, is in line with a Navy policyof
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographs, be commissioned.Naval cutting down on the numberof Send Radio Signal
unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographs. service
will squadrons.
units in the fleet
Editorial offices located In Washington '(AFPS) The
230 Main Administration Phone -
Building. extensions -
.. .... ... .
8164, 656, 272 2)6. .. <:< ,: "'::::; '" '.':::':
or :v.ar.? ;"'! PV'I! : ;:!;:' > 1::::: : : 'W.{<
all-is now being used to
Editorial ,
$ :; relay radio signals linking this

city with Hawaii in two-way

We Should All Adopt Some :. .L M xa Y communications.This revolutionary. new techni-

que was recently demonstratedto
It .. ...? newsmen at the Naval Radio
Courtesy NothingIn
station near here. A Navy spokes-
man said the new system is almost
these days of constant stress concerning the higher cost of imprevious to man-made
living, it is refreshing to contemplate that one of the best bargainsof interference, commonly known as
the day is courtesy-it costs nothing.It jamming.The .
x }x,. 3
is an intangible that can bring tangible results. It can cause new circuit is effected little -
the donor to fed good and definitely leaves a pleasant impressionon by sun spots or ionoshphericrays
the recipient.THE he explained, but is operational -
only during periods when
USE OF THE TELEPHONE IS A HELD in which courtesy the moon is "visible" both here

could be more widely used. Perhaps because the telephone Is a *# and in Hawaii. Time length of
mechanical device, it is easy to be short and sometimes less than :' S... these interludes range from 15
civil. It is just as easy to be pleasant no matter what the call may minutes to twelve hours daily.
concern. This is also a two-way process.If .
Previously, transmission was
you as the caller have called the wrong office, you are justas LEARN LEADERSHIP p"'"ROPES" =-Two men lied:a for, hon limited to one way traffic from
capable of looking up the right number as the person you have ors at the graduation of the sixth class of the ComFair Jax Washington but now messagesare
called. True, if the right number is readily available, it should be Counlelor/Inte"iewer School last week. Robert Mill, PN2, (left) being sent both ways. Transmitted
volunteered.: of VAH-7, and L. J. Harkini, TDC, (center) of FAETU both signals are received two-
posted marks of 76.8 during the eight-day school. They're given and-one-half seconds later but
HAVE YOU EVER HAD A STRANGER ENTER your office and honor certificates from Lcdr. J. R. Foster, ComFair Jax Flag

is somewhat
Lieutenant Aide. their strength
stand around' hesitant, not knowing whom to approach? It would and over their 480,000 mile

take very little of your time to ask if you could be of assistance path.

rather than cause embarrassment or antagonism by ignoring him. I Mill, Harkins Share Honors Not yet developed for full

Courtesy can be a wonderful bonding agent. It can be as Im- operational use, the new moon-
portant to internal functions within the Navy as oil is to machinery. ,At Career Appraisal SchoolThe relay system has nevertheless
Consideration for the feelings of others marks the difference be- proved an important research
tween man and animal.In most recent graduating class at Naval Leadership and development tool and is
School, which won diplomas February 10, made news by already a valuable addition to
this election year, particularly, why not adopt a platform having two honormen, both getting identical final marks of the: Navy's worldwide communication
of courtesy and encourage others to share in a campaign of tact and 76.8 out of a possible 85.0.L. net.
good taste? Days otherwise dull could be brightened considerably., J. Harkins: TDC, of FAETU
Do we have your "vote?" Detachment, and R. E. Mill, PN2, Winning essays on leadership It has been used to pass opera-
of VAH-7 at Sanford, shared penned by Harkins and Mill will tional traffic and step in for
honors for the sixth class to be printed in the Jax Air News emergency communication when
graduate from the ComFair Jax the next two weeks. conventional devices suffered
school.A sunspot and ionospheric inter-
ence, thefNavy said. '
NEW CLASS convenes at
the school (located in Building The moon relay project stem-
914)) every three weeks. Classesare med from a Naval Research Lab-
held for five days on such oratofcr discovery in 1951 con
subjects as Benefits, Social Se- firmed by first experiments with
curity Sunday, February 28 continuous signal trans-
Contingency Option, Pay wave
and Allowances, Seavey-Shorvey, ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL missions using the technique in
VA Benefits, Insurance, Medi- 0830-Service of Worship. 1954. Shortly afterward, the pro-
care, Survivors' Benefits, Fleet 0930-Sunday School, three- ject transmitted voice messagesvia
Reserve and Leadership.An year-olds through adults, Building the earth-moon-earth-route.
722; Adult Bible Class .
additional Chap- principle
three days is Eventually, the moon-ray
lain Wolfe in
spent in teaching counseling and Chapel. may be used for sendingand
interviewing techniques. Students 0930-Service of Worship. receiving messages from
interview at first hand persons 1100-Service of Worship. ships at sea or to man-made
scheduled for separation from the 1830-Teen-Age, Senior High satellites.A .
Naval service. Fellowships and United Fellow-
ship of Protestants, Building 722 had
HEADING the school's three- and Small Chapel. pretty 'young nurse
f man, officer-in-charge. Instruc- : ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL young doctor arid was discussingthe
tors include Thomas McGucklin, 0830 and dilemma with another nurse.
........,. -Sunday Mass. have the
V"iI'':':'(;" : : "' R. A. Burke, AD1, and Danny 0 a a "Did he actually
"OFFICER SCHOOL HONORMAN Eight weeks of school. Johnson, ATI.Johnson nerve, to ask to return ou
ST. you
left student at LUKE'S
Ing proved beneficial to Ensign Robert Fri ( ) CHAPEL her indignant -
Aviation Officer School at KATTCenter. He came out ffifflsraaffsia himself, was an honor Naval Hospital his presents? inquired
honors at the February graduation. Caple Robert J. student of the school when he 0630Mass. friend.
Center, congratulates the honor stu- 0930 "Not only that," sniffed t
as a representative from -Protestant
here from,KaySCol" OCS, Newport, Worship Ser- sent me
; first Hl just
nurse, t
VW-4 in November. vice.
Bureau of Weapons for duty.
R. u and has been transferred bill for 36 visits."


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The first week of February wasa

\. U M N big one at Naval Hospital as 32

# '\\ C C'I tiny tots arrived in the world.

t Births of January 29 were:

Nancy Jean to Gary Frix, AN,

The Regional Vice President of > and Mrs. Frix; Yvonne Dennise,

:East Coast FICA made a visit to h to Robert Bracken, AN, and Mrs.

Branch 126 of Yukon at the c k Bracken; Rodger Duane, to Hoyt

group's meeting last week, along .. Winn, AK2, and Mrs. Winn; Wil-

with Sam Reasor, past president i 4 liam Gormley, RD3, and Mrs.
of Quonset Point's Branch 42. ? : Gormley; Toni Lynne, to Jimmie

The men told of present legis- Roberts, TD3, and Mrs. Roberts;

lation now before Congress and : Terry Dean Jr., to Terry Owens,
whether it was in the best interests t AE2, and Mrs. Owens, and Curtis
of Naval personnel. Harold Jr., to Curtis Marks, AK3,

Action taken on some recom- : and Mrs. Marks.

mendations were forwarded to Nine babies arrived January 30.

National in Washington, in sup- They were: Stuart Lee, to S/Sgt.
port of some legislation and Mrs. Henry Huffman Arthur
$700 WORTH OF 'BEN SUGGS' These employees of NAS
Branch 126 has moved its Jax Overhaul and Repair Dept. were recently presented Beneficial Michael, to Arthur York, YN1,
meeting night to Thursday Suggestion award checks of nearly $700. Left to right ,February Vehicle and Mrs. York; James Andrew,

March 24, to allow for a visit front row, are Nelson Bronstein, William Martin, Archie Boat Stickers to Joseph Whetstone, ADR3, and
wright, Leila Montgomery, Capt. Thomas B. Haley. O&R Officer ExpirngPersons
from the Southeast Regional Vice Mrs. Whetstone; Rebecca Jean, to
who presented the checks, Helen Olsenj Pauline Pratt and Wll- operating privately-
President, William Swaney.A Owen Nelson, ADC, and Mrs.
bert Eberle. Rear Thomas Dolan Benjamin Dense, Daniel Ami owned motor vehicles aboard
liD u t c h Luncheon" is dorff, Irwin Cassidy Raymond Bourne, Bruce Gimmill and Eugene Nelson; Steven David, to Lt. and
the Station reminded that
planned in his honor at the Brunk.O&R. are Mrs. Stanley Grossman; and Ben-
Colonial Restaurant. For reserv- February date decals will expire edict Aliiaupuni, to Edward Val-

vations, contact P. W Hetz, AEC, EMPLOYEESGET Monday, February 29. ente, A G 1, and Mrs. Valente;

at extension 8598. To avoid detention at the twins, Cindy Lee and Sandy Lee,

The annual Birthday Dance of of an expired sticker, persons i to Thomas,Hendrickson,EM2, and
Branch and Unit 126 is plannedfor CASH A WARDSBeneficial with February decals not yet Mrs. Hendrickson; and Karen

Saturday at the Riverside renewed should go by the Marie, to John King, PRl, and
Lions Club, 1240 McDuff Ave. Suggestion cash awards were presented re- Pass Office at the Main Gate Mrs. King.

Liz Atteberry is ticket chair- cently to several civilian employees of NAS Jax Overhauland and renew them today, tomor- Born January 31 were: Michael

man. Repair Department by Capt. Thomas B. Haley, O&R Of row or early Monday. Rory, to Edward Cook, AD3, and

Unit 126 is competing in an ficer. The awards totaled nearly $700.A Documents needed for renewal Mrs. Cook; Dorothy Louise, to Albert -

awards contest sponsored by a 25 dollar award went to Wil- using pieces of perforated metal include valid insur- DeAngelis, AMI, and Mrs.

local radio station. All items list- bert Eberle, who suggested an ance ((10/20/5 bodily injury, DeAngelis; Sandra, to Joseph
wire eliminate
the to
over screening -
ed in this contest are to be improved method of lifting and property damage,) current Lena, RMC, and Mrs. Lena; and

turned in to Ike Hetz by Febru- transporting the subject training damage to the screens state registration, indentification Coleen Elizabeth, to Martin Scul-

ary 29 and every two weeks device to eliminate damage to it. which necessitated frequent replacement card or badge and valid ly, A02, and Mrs. Scully.
received 25 dollars
thereafter. Phone him at SP 1- His improvement of the ultra- driver's license. New arrivals February 1 were:
for the modification.A '
3068. sonic trainer was adopted by the Dean Alan, to Rex Carlile, TDL3 -

Navy Devices Training Center 75 dollar check was pre- Nassiff were responsible for modification and Mrs. Carlile and Bonnie
sented to Helen Olsen for install-
and was promulgated by them to of the wiring circuit ofa Jean, to Lewis Wisenburg, BM3,
Fashion Show ment of an "A" shaped r a c k
all activities having custody of tranceiver, improving the receiver and Mrs.
mounted on small casters to I
such trainers. pro- section by permitting in- Born February 2 was Robert
vide storage facility for rotor I
Held By CPO FIREPROOFING the O & R a creased gain and reducing noise. Patrick Jr., to Lt jg j ) and Mrs.
blade pockets in the shop while
paint shop netted 10 dollars for level and simplifying tuning of Robert Craven.
processing the blades.
Wives GroupImagine Bruce Gimmill, who suggested LELA MONTGOMERY was an- the transmitter. This lessens the Arriving February 3 were: Rodney -

installation of shatter-proof glassin other recipient of a "Bennie time it previously took for tun- : Dean Jr., to Rodney Lewis,

an attractively deco- doors of the shop on the sec- Sugg" check. She is responsilbe ing. 100 dollars was awarded for AM2, and Mrs. Lewis, and Den-

rated room with many charming ond floor of Building 101-U. for installation of individual this suggestion. nis Byron, to Loomis Gordon,
models and you have the settingfor Design and manufacture of AMH3, and Mrs. Austin.
Ralph Bowen submitted a sug- switches on lights in various lit
the CPO Wives Fashion wire holding hooks with one end Eight babies were born February .
tle used areas, thus aiding the
gestion for modification of oil
Show. threaded to facilitate painting of 4. They were: Daniel Mark,
Conservation .
The event was held Tuesday, drain pans used in test cells by got 10 dollars. the blower housing was submit- to Don Wyman, ACW3, and Mrs.

February 16 at the Mainside ted by Bruce Gimmill and Ray- Wyman; Elizabeth Jean, to Paul
Lounge, Building 955. Use of a piece of spring steelor who received 25 Sentell
TIDE TABLETides mond Bourne, Sentell, SHI, and Mrs. ;
A capacity crowd applaudedthe at Atlantic Beach piano wire slightly tapered and dollars each.A Vickie Lee, to Ross Ellis, AG1,
eight models as they appeared : beveled on the working end ,to 25 dollar award went to Bennie and Mrs. Ellis; Grady Newman,

in 'some of spring's latest HIGH LOW propeller shafts netted Julian Collins, who suggested an im- to John Vines, SN, and Mrs.

fashions for casual wear. A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. I Gray 40 dollars.. This replaced proved method of catching discharged Vines; Danny Archie, to Corpl.

Mrs. Edward Weller: served as Fri. 7:34: 7:53: 1:12: 1:43: the use of ordinary drills in hydraulic fluid through and Mrs. Allen Webster; TimothyNeal

coordinator for the event. Mr. Sat. 8:21: 8:43: 2:01: 2:27: cleaning carbon from these fabrication of a flex hose, withan to Donald Rice, SMC and

and Mrs. Paul Lanier, Lounge Sun. 9:06: 9:28: 2:47: 3:11: shaft's oil passages. attaching adaptor to eliminate Mrs. Rice; baby girl, to Charles
host and hostess, handled the WILBERT Eberle and Donald the spraying of oil during Gibson, SFM2, and Mrs. Gibson,

decorations.Mrs. _. m hH high pressure air purging. and Chrsitopher Joseph, to James
'Jessie Bush and Mrs. Sr IRWIN Cassidy suggested de- Daggett, ADI, and Mrs. Daggett.od .
Elliott Richards in
were chargeof sign and manufacture of a tool
operating instruc-
tickets and refreshments. of changing
to chamfer the rear oil cover
Assisting as models were: Mrs. tions decal on radio sets. This
screen insert of the main trans-
Robert J. Hohler, Mrs. EdwardP. overcomes difficulty encounteredin
41& mission of helicopters. His 90
LaCompte, Mrs. Howard D. applying the metal decal on
Lawrence, Mrs. Jerome Stern- : dollar suggestion provides a the subject device caused by

berg, Mrs. Roy Bednarcik, Mrs. more satisfactory seat for the oil deterioration of the adhesive. He .
screen packing and prevents oil that the metal decalbe
Louis E. Grissom, Mrs. Henry suggested
Grams and Mrs. M. A. Eubanks. leakage. placed on the instrument and

Members of the Wives Club Fifty-five dollars was won by be ironed on with a regular flat

served coffee and cake duringthe Daniel Arnsdorff, who suggested .
music for the welding aluminum housing on iron.A
show. Organ light compact test unit for
models was furnished by Charles A3D horizontal stabilizer actua- checking continuity of the FAGU
tors. This expedites processingof
Sissler. Rocket[ Launcher won 20 dollarsfor
the actuator.
Nelson Bronstein. The deviceis

C&SS Rooms Closed Helen Voight suggested that used to check the rocket laun-

follow-ups on requisitions for chers after overhaul.
Clothing and Small, Stores Issue -
aeronautical material state how
1 Rooms at Mainside and William Martin and Benjamin
the original requisitions were
NATTCenter will close for inventory Dense suggested replacing the
submitted, resulting in a 60 dollar -
original power cord clamp on the
today and will reopen check. This identification of
subject device of a
early next week.Mainside's .......__._.nn.n.n- the original request cuts the with TV-7AB/U,
e of
Room, in Building ENDS NAVAL CAREER It's the end of a lengthy Nary search time necessary to locate one improved design.
ll career for. chief C. L. StoneJ (left) of Patrol Squadron Fire. the original by half.A This eliminated a safety hazard
. 953, will reopen for business Mrs. Stone look on approvingly as "hubby" receives congratu- which formerly cut through insulation -

March 1 while the NATTCenterIssue lations upon hit retirement from Comdr. T. H. Casey Jr., executive 25 DOLLAR check was pre- on the power cord when
officer of VP-5's Mad Foxes.. Stone's fellow chiefs presented -
sented to Donald
Neel for his the clamp was installed. This
Room, in Building 513, will him with a wrist watch in commemoration of his retire
suggestion of an improved meth- suggestion netted 30 dollars.
be open for business February ment.


25 February 1860

'Water Squeezer' Gear : \" .' "

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To Be Installed Here _Lyys J 7s 4" ',/

The office of the Resident Officer in Charge of C nstruc- a6 ?s

tion received the "green light" this week from Bureau of -- '

Weapons to begin installation of an aircraft arresting mechanism ?I .' "

at NAS Jax similar to one recently, completed at Cecil "- I l

Field. of which terminate in fittings .>, :." ai'.t y. : ,t:"" .. :::
is "
The equipment designed as ,1)
,,',. .t! I
connected, through swivels, to ,, ;
emergency standby gear for arresting I '
the "deck pendant"This y'
hook-equipped aircraft .. .
"deck pendant" the .7jsrs' .
spans ,
and may be equipped with a ,. .
runway and is supported by
barrier for arresting jet
aircraft, according to Capt. J. ports held in proper position by r.f'"
pretensioning mechanisms (bows)
Henry Etter, ROICC. .,:''
operated manually from the con- J" RETRIEVING LEADER
LOCATED on the runway, the trol tower ''
gear is ready to save pilots and A coil of rope is located at the PURCHASE CABLE -7 -

aircraft in case of aborted take- retrieving end of each arrestingtube N- yJ /

offs or overrun landings. and the free end of each ;

NAS Jax' arresting gear should rope is attached to a wire retrieve i o o
allow for more flexibility than leader at the end of the --- -

the completed setup at Cecil pistons. This enables the pistonsto

Field, since its span will be 100 be pulled back to "battery"

feet wider than the latter position after the engagement.
NEW AIRCRAFT ARRESTING GEAR These are proposed plans of new aircraft arrestinggear
While it will be the ACTUAL
same construction the
to be installed at NAS Jax, released this week by' Capt. J. Henry fitter,'! Redden Officer in
model as Cecil's, there will be NAS Jax arresting gear is due Charge of Construction. Designed at emergency standby gear for 'arresting hook-equipped aircraft

several modifications, the local to begin sometime this summer, ranging In weigh from 10 to 34 thousand pounds at speeds up to 160 knot. the apparatus consistsof
office proclaims.A Ltjg(j ) Hutto says. Completiondate two underground tubes on each side of the runway. A piston ineach tube, (Inset) which, when
is tentatively set for early moving forward causes hydraulic pressure, Is cOllected to a purchase cable. Supported by a num-
SECOND arrest-
emergency ber of bows controlled manually by the control tower the cable crossing the runway is hooked by
ing gear, under contract now, is 1961.Overall the landing aircraft which comes to an even slop within a short distance.
due to be constructed at Cecilin construction of the

the near futureExplaining project will be directed by the

operation of the Sixth Naval District Public Civilian Health Plan BIENVENU !

Works Office in Charleston. Locally
new equipment here, Ltjg( ) R. -
E. Hutto Assistant ROICC it will be supervised by
saysit Are AnsweredHere
works on the "water squeezer"principle Capt. Etter.A Queries Receiving a hearty "welcomeaboard"
as they checked in for
in which a loosely fit-
ting piston is pulled through a man smashed a clock and are more answers to some of the more pertinent duty at NAS Jax last week were

900 foot tapered (stepped), fluid- was accused of killing time. questions being raised on the civilian health insurance bill 11 Navymen.

filled tube. However, he won the case by to become law July 1. February 15 saw arrival of
under certain conditions to be
proving the clock struck first. Q. If I go on leave without Darryl S. Bamm, ADRAA, of !
As the piston moves toward the determined later.Q. I
pay, will I be able to continue Houghton Lake, Mich., from

tinues smaller, the end of annular the tube orifice, he con-be- Daffynishunsi: Aged Comedian my coverage? If I enroll in a plan, will Ibe N A T T Center Memphis, Tenn;

tween the piston and the tube Old Man Ribber. A. YES, FOR up to one year, given a certificate? Carl Lipps, CP, of Connellsville,

diminishes, thereby increasing ---- A. Yes, you'll be given a Pa, from NTC Great Lakes, Ill,

pressure and retarding travel of certificate or other document and William Smith, RMSA of

the piston. which will summarize the benefits Columbia, Miss, from NSC, Nor-

to which you're entitled and folk, Va.Four .
TWO SUCH arresting tubes are
how to apply for them.Q. arrived February 16 Ar-
used in
the setup, located under- C ground on each side of the run- What will be the monthly thur Stanton, A EM A A, of

way. The piston in each tube is charge of the various plans in Rhodes, Mich, from NATTCenter,

connected to a "purchase cable," which I will be able to enroll? Jax; Gilbert Oliver, CS2, of

an inch in diameter, the free ends A. THE EXACT charge for Jacksonville, from NS, Green {
Cove Springs, Fla., and Ignacio
--- each
plan will not be known
Santos, TA, and Otilio Vida, bothof
MDBS Payment Due until the specific benefits which
Phillipines and from
-SJ each plan will offer have been
Mutual Death Benefit Society NTC, San Diego, Calif.
members are reminded that assessment agreed upon.

No. 134 is now due and It's expected, though, that at Arriving February 18 were

payable by close of business least one option in the two Frank McFail, RM2, of Jackson-

March 8. Government-wide plans will offer ville, from USS Clarence Bron-

both basic health and "catastrophic" son (DD-668)) ; Orr Scott, Jr,
ADJAA, of Sinks Grove, W. Va,
benefits at a total chargeof
from NATTCenter, Memphis,
about $13.50 a month for ,a
family enrollment Tenn; George Bice, Jr, AGAA,
and the Government will each you I of Heuvelton, NY, from NATTU,
Lakehurst, NJ, and Dennis
pay about $6.75. .
Drews, AMI, of Milwaukee,
The other options of the Gov- Wise, from NAS Alameda, Calif.
ernment-wide plans will offer

__ __________mmm___ greater benefits and thereforewill >: ) :vt
FATHER AND SON TEAM Luther A. Oliver, AMI, cost more. .
(right) explains operation of a hole punch machine to his sons, Q. Who will be eligible for '
Luther D., AN. and Kenneth A.. AMS3, at the NARTU Metal health benefits? 4
Shop. "Dad" Oliver U an 18 year veteran of NARTU while son
Luther D. has 2 years active duty and Kenneth 4 years. Natural. A. GENERALLY speaking, all
r \ i ly, the boys were sold on the Navy by their Dad. He says he employees who are eligible for
". *lJ couldn't think of a better place for them to be. Federal

(__.....w.. ">.'".." .t....". ......'. .z"'...,., !;.....1f-l:.......,."."",_ Insurance.Employees' Group Life

Furn 4 bdrm home For Rent, 1 1) bath, Jacksonville The Oliver Family/ All Navy Q. I don't have group life insurance -

Beach. Call RA 4-7984. because T e< 3 bdrm home unfurn, $75.00 per mo. An all-Navy family-that's the waiver of ---- U.O""'''' a
Phone EV 9-8163. time job. coverage. get
Oliver family of Jacksonville.
the health x ,
2 bdrm furn elec kit, $80.00 benefits? w <
apt per
Dad and Kenneth both
Luther A. Oliver, AMI, and
Call CH 92731. A.
mo. Yes.
The health
2 bdrm unfurn house, kit equip, patio, two sons, Kenneth, AMS3 and the NARTU metal shop while insurance
car port, con to NAS. Contact CO 49351. Luther D., AN, all serve with Luther D. works in the unit's coverage has nothing to do with
3 bdrm furn apt, $40.00 monthly, also NARTU Jax. personnel office. group life insurance.Q. .
trailer with built on rm, $40.00 per mo. Must I apply for
The entire is health insurance
Call CO 4-4061. Oliver senior is an 18-year family also a -

5 rm unfurn house, space for beauty veteran of NARTU while Ken- sports family. Dad enjoys fishingand coverage?

shop, conv to NAS. Phone EV 76489. neth has 4 years active duty and says, "This area is really; A. NO. YOU DON'T have to

2 bdrm apt, kit equip, 11.50 per week brother, Luther, 2 years. just the place for me to en jofishing" apply for it if you don't wish YL
plus utilities, Call EV 8-9886. to be covered. But t.
Furn spacious studio apt, across from "Dad" Oliver says, "I've always employeewho t'5'a
river, everything furnr Includ, air, cond. enjoyed being in the Navy.I Luther D. was active in foot- wants coverage will have to
Call EV 89886. think for a lifetime career it ball, track, basketball and base- apply for it.
For Sale ball at Jackson High School. He Q. When should I }
can't be beat. It offers so apply for
large kit, 3 bdrm, 1 1/2 bath, fenced, just { :
$65.00 per mo pay. Call SP 12449. much security and ,on the job was the captain of the footballand the health benefits? }

House trailor 1 bdrm, 29 ft, See at training, too." So naturally, I baseball teams in '1957._ I A. They do not begin until the
1 LeMer Trailor Sales or Bate Ext-8346. thought it was the best job for He/ also won ,two letters in first pay period -
I after
Ortega Hills, Swimming pool 3 bdrm, .while I June 30. HI'YA MARTHA! = This
track in school.
1 1/2 bath, $700.00 down payment. my boys. high I Before that time, you should be trim turtle-neck isn't exactly
Phone EV 8-0587 The Olivers, junior, were quickto Kenneth's taste in sports runs I given full information by your the get-up Martha Hyer sports
3 bdrm house, 2 full baths, larg liv agree with "Dad". Both planon to drag racing. He has won two I employing office, giving in her current movie, The Big I
rm, patio, carport, $850.00 down. Contact making the Navy their life- awards in this event. plenty of time to apply. you Fisherman," but it does accent
Ken Stacy Ext 427 or SP 12339. .- the lady'g poise and appeal.'lg.4 .

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February 1960 JAX AIR NEWS Pigs SjTI.4


[old Top Rung i I I Ii,:

Cage Action I i IvEwsfuI4uI. .L .fYr

Intramural cage action last
ek saw VAP-62 defeat Ad-

nistration, 48-44, as Gene
Sixth District Basketball
egman bagged 20 points for : :

b Hospital winners.crushed VP-5, 91-45, Tourney Is Underway Here

kh Ron Randowitz tallying 31

nts for the Hospital five. A barrel-full of basketball action is promised hardwood
ther action last week saw followers when action unwinds in the final three days of the

1-44 down Operations, 47-40, Sixth Naval District cage tourney ai{ Mainside gym tonght,
le 679th ACWRON slid past tomorrow and Saturday.Play .
out of the fire for Jax Navy.
munications, 76-53, as Char- in the four-day event began -
ell tossed in 29 counters. yesterday (Wednesday) withPensacola's The night before, Jax Navy
ETU smothered the Devil Goshawks defending had suffered its sixth defeat of'the
70-44, with Jerry Pendley their championship. Other clubs year, an 88-87 heartbreakerto
|'ng the way with 31 points. .y entered are host Jax Navy, the Red Raiders, who finished.
st part of weekly cage ac- Green Cove, NAS Sanford, Mem- the game with only four men on

saw A/C Maintenance win phis Navy, Naval Hospital, and the court.
ose battle over VAP-62, 50- Charleston Naval Station. IN CLOSING minutes of action -

while Infirmary whipped v or' THE JAX Navy crew sporteda the Fliers tied the score at
[4, 5552. 21-6 regular season record and 84-84, after being down by about
was lurching at the reins in eight points with two minutes

MAINSIDE R hopes of upsetting Pensacola's showing on the mazdas.Al .
"apple cart." Sheppard put the Fliers

[CAGE SLATEThursday r'P The defending champions from ahead with four consecutive foul
the west do not possess quite as shots. This made the score 87-88
:, powerful an offensive attack this as the Red Raiders bucketed two

-VP-16 Infirmary vt VA-44 vt VAP.62 ,;, v"," season as when they outclassedthe points in between Sheppard's ef-

Monday field last year, but the
With the
INTRAMURAL ACTION season rapidly near- forts.With
-VP-5 vi A/C Maintenance ing completion competitors In the Mainside IM Basketball Goshawks boast an ironclad defense 14 seconds showing,
,-VP-16 VW-4 vi VA-44 Infirmary League are going all out at efforts to land a good place in the and all-around outstanding Rouse fouled a Raider going in
vi standings. Here, Joe Floey ((12)) of VA-44's Hornets tangles with teamwork. for a shot and the fouled man
TuesdayAETII Administration's Tommy Kirchoff in wrestling for loose ball Jax Navy ended the regular both tries through the hoopto
vi Operation put
during backboard action in last wee&'s battle between the Hornets
VP.16 vi VW-4 season on a high note, up-ending out the win.
and Admen. VA-44 went on to win and move into a first pull
|VA-44 Wedne.d.yP.16 vi VAP-62 place tie with VW-4, 4844. Green Cove, 111-75, at Mainsidegym.

/ vi 679th ACWRON Bob Gadson, with 22 markers '

I Joe DiMaggio Makes led Flier scoring.IN Seattle To Host
ANOTHER late season affair -
1.. 'I'.," NIS/ GOESUPSWING the Fliers tripped Old
}:'\\ Local VisitThe Southern Foods, a club that earlyin All-Navy CageTournament
"' W411.a the year easily handled the
\ are being made to Navy club, 7975.A .
ife into the Station's Yankee Clipper made a visit to the Station last week, 21-polnt output by Warren Six All-Navy tournaments, one

tennfil program with a well- bringing with him many. interesting yarns of his hevdav Rouse late in the game pulled it more than in 1959, have been
.J d intramural calendar career in baseball.
over a strech of 16 glorious years I written into the Navy sports piC-
ed.) ty competition both Joe DiMaggio, the youthful has been
claims that 1959 bad NONPAREILSAnyone ture this year. Boxing
'O&CIfjTpring agenda, accord- looking ex-New York Yankee was a year
. in mood all around for the Yankees, especially Interested in playing added to basketball, bowling
In ti rank McCaffrey, Main- great, was a talking
and golf.
letic director. that day, answering any and all for pitchers.The varsity baseball should contact tennis, softball tennis
in bowling,
rrh, of NARTU, vet- questions regarding the National National League even the Athletic Office in Building will compete
'arsity; coach, has issued Pastime. cropped into the picture occa- Three. Practice is slated to begin and golf.
Itation for all interested AN INTERESTING comment sionally. The baseball great March 15. The Navy will also take partin

s to try out for they made by "DiMag" concerned the believes the Giants are the clubto e four Interservice tourneys, the
These are
squad any Wednesday Jact that this area of the country beat this year although they'll Intramural softball competition same as last year. and
on the Navy Exchange provides wonderful training opportunities have a tough time taking the !at Mainside is slated to begin basketball, boxing,
for baseball clubs in bunting from the world cham- April 1. Units are advised to be. golf in preparation for the XVII
are information is avail- taking their spring workouts.He pion Dodgers. gin making plans along this line Olympiad to be held this summerin

by calling McCaffrey at spent much of his visit Among his other predictions is soon as possible. Rome.
nsion 585 or Karrh, at 268. chatting with many interested one that claims Ted Williams The familiar five region setupof
"whitehats", telling them that, in will enjoy one of his greatest Golf play on the intramural the Navy is being retained.
his opinion, they should keep .... They include Atlantic Fleet,
hitting years ever in 1960 IF level is also scheduled to begin
rbington Pacing their eyes on the Yanks this his legs hold up. I April I at the NAS Jax links. North Atlantic, South Atlantic,
season. Pacific Coast and Western
Wives BowlingEnlisted
DiMAGGIO, who patroled cen- Pacific. '
Mens Wives Bowl- terfield for the Bronx Bombers The basketball outlook shapesup
League play, the Yellow like this: NAS Seattle will be
les lengthened their record to host to the All-Navy March 811.
I wins and 17 loses, taking all SHORTCHIPS .Y... :}}. s. After this double-elimination affair

tee games from the second ] an All-Star' squad will be
ce Tan Tigers last week.h chosen at Denver March 21-26.

e White Owls took t woo An All-Star'armed forces team,

mes from the last place Blue Most first round matches in which may include some Navy

ros. the annual Station Golf Championship players will then compete in the
Mary Ann Warbington of the Tournament have been Olympic trials in Denver March
'ite I Owls again was bowler of completed. 31-April 2.

fie week with a 147 average, Results are: While an Interservice cage
U high game, and 487 series. Championship Flight-Joe Van meet is listed, it may never come
etty Jones of the Tan Tigers Vactor 1-up over Maranville; off this year. If one of the service
ad the best split conversion, John Kerr 6 and 5 winner over entries in the AAU event proves
etting the 3-10. Duane Fultz; Greenwood 3 and outstanding, it will be declaredthe
The wives also have one team 1 victor over Stitley, and Stuard, service titlist. Otherwise, a
[ntered in the City Tournament 1-up over Fink. \ 1L: tiN I short Interservice playoff will beheld
hick will be bowled the 5th of First Flight-Rouse defeated I at Lowry AFB in Colorado.

arch. The team is made up of LaPointe, 2up.
irIs from each team. I II Second Flight Callaghan : Marine Reserve Captain Bob

I downed Hoopes, 2-up; Holly Mathias, an AAU and Olympic
*rackerjax Post VictoryThe dropped Austin, 6 and 5; Walker decathlon champion, is waging a

Jax Navy Crackerjax roll- 1-up over Short; DeGreer, 3 and L ib-i verbal war with Olympic offi-
d to another win in their City 2 over Busby, and Walter Heison, cials. Mathias says he'll shuck
eague schedule as Carol Fors- 3 and 2 over Edwards. his movie and TV career for a
_____.... :
ell tallied 15 points in a 25-11 Third Flight-Collins defeated chance to compete again but his
BASEBALL GREAT VISITS Joltin' Joe DiMaggio the
victory over Prudential Friday Hook, 1-up in 19 holes; Anderson great ex.centerfielder of the New York Yankees made a surprise status as an amateur is being
[night at John Gorriegym. won likewise over Myers; visit to the Station last week. While here, he took time out questioned ". Another Olympic
Inman, 1-up over Savage, and to chat with sailors sign autographs and tell stories of his dia- hopeful is Stephen Frye, of 'Jft
Daffvnlshuns: Brains-What a Landrum 1-up! over,Frazer. mond days. Left to right (front) are Joseph Boudoin CS3 Di- Ord, Calif.,'a former Pacific Coast
Maggio, and Sam Bowman, Sax Air NwI'.ports reporter. Ream
I man look for in a woman after All first round matches must Don Vanderer, SA. Lawrence Hamilton SKh Harold Gooch, conference indoor shot'tit' Champion -'
he'* looked at everything else. be completed before February 28. SHI Bobby Edwards, SK2, and Robert Weiss FT2. at Washington State.


6 JAX AIR NEWS 25 February 1960

I Defense Dept. Report On MATS Suggests Reduced ScopeA With TheToastmasters

Department of Defense report
on the role of the MilitaryAir nature of its peacetime opera-. hours required to keep MATS in peace and war.

Transport Service, preparedat tions. crews and aircraft realy for the The courses of action approvedby MarNav 2280 held its semi-an-

the request of President It concludes that existing com- wartime mission.At the President establish objectives nual speech contest Thursday

Eisenhower, has been completed. mercial air cargo capabilities fall the same time, Secretary of for MATS operation, evening at Charlie's Restaurant.

of Defense ThomasS. short of wartime needs but'thatthe the Air Force Dudley C, Sharpe DOD said, and the timely ful- Striving to gain honor as speaker -

Secretary MATS routine, regularly announced formation of a seven- fillment of these objectives will of the club were Phil Burn-

Gates made the announce- scheduled fixed route operations man committee to "study certain materially strengthen the na ham, Riley Collins, Hal Higgins,

ment and said the findings were should be reduced so the functioncan aspects"' of MATS strategic airlift tion's airlift readiness position.The Whitey Morris and Bill Collins.

'based on a comprehensive review be performed effectively at i forces. report also said it believed Burnham was given the honor

and analysis undertaken reasonable cost by commercial He said the committee would military effectiveness could be im and will represent MarNav 2280(

within DOD. carriers. develop a program for carryingout proved. This would also provide in the Area Speech Contest to be

The report highlights the fact The report declared if this the courses of action recom- a stimulus f6r modernizationand held in April. Bill Collins was

that wartime military airlift requIrements action were taken it should be mended by the Defense Depart- expansion of commercial air selected alternate.

determine the size of consistent with economical and ment and approved by the Presi- cargo I capability "which will also This was Ladies Night and

MATS as well as the scope and efficient use of peacetime flying dent regarding the role of MATS have potential military value." some 13 ladies enjoyed the pro-

--- -- -
gram. Frank Schatzle conducted

Little Leagues SlatedTo table topics and had each woman

a tell what their husband had gained -

I from Toastmasters. Husbands

Open Play In MayAfter __ then their had wife.30 seconds to evaluate

Bill Kellogg was toastmasterof
a months planning and and Huskin
the night Jerry
from the large number of boys
much consideration proposed evaluator Frank
was general
officials predict will come out for
plans for the Navy Jax Little tryouts. Heron attended as guest.

League have been laid, with *
The "farm club" will be
play scheduled to begin in or- Toastmasters 546 held' a fare-
ganized principally to teach less
May. Ir---1 well dinner last Thursday for
experienced younsters the funda- # for his
Rich departing
Arnold White, Florida State mentals of baseball, whether
Director for LL and CWO Wil- new job as Commanding Officerof
they can tell left field from home
President"Moe" Moessner
VF-91. -
liam Bonnette Rear AdmiralHughes'
plate or not.SPONSORS.
Comdr. Rich
((5ND Commandant) presented
committing them miniature' gavel as a small tok-
representative for LL, conferredlast
selves for major league teams to en of recognition for his out-
week with the local committee -
to date include VA-44, Marines, standing performance during the
complete plans.
VW-4, NATTCenter, Chief's past three: years.In .

THE FIRST two Saturdays in Club and ComFair Jax Staff. It's ?bF.; perhaps his best speech to

March have been designated reg- planned to locate two more Navy date, Comdr. Rich expressed sin-

istration days. If, after these two sponsors and four civilian ones. Rf :<'TIn'Lt: ''t AGUE LIAISON= Navy personnel working on cere gratitude for the speech edu-

dates, there is sufficient numbersof Minor league sponsors are need- plans for bringing Little League baseball to NAS Jax this sum cation he received at Toastmasters. -

players, it's planned to go ed. AO School has already signi- mer discuss details with Arnold White, (front row) center) State His polish and effectivenesswere

ahead with a pair of' six-team fied intentions ,of sponsoring one LL Director, and Comdr. Houlder Hudgins, third from right, a living example to profi-
temporary president of Nary Jax Little Leagues. Left to right,
leagues.A minor league squad. (front row) are Lrdr. George Beyer Lcdr. George Avers, White, ciency gained by diligent appli-

new league is usually allowed Opening day is set for the first Comdr. Hudgins, Lt (Jg) Charles Carpenter and Lcdr. R. T. cation and enthusiastic partici-

only four teams but due week in May. For some three Bowler. Rear, chief Walter Scottie and CWO W. A. Bonnette, pation.
5ND representative
to the many experienced persons months thereafter, there will be

involved and the great numberof .wi-night doubleheaders at the 'Sara VU-10
boys available to play, per- Station's LL diamond. Naval Hospital Employees,
xiom 1)
(Continued Page
mission has been granted from PARENTS are.urged to 'I register
climbed to 146 cent of its
League Headquarters in Wil- their boys as soon as possiblein per

liamsport, Pat to form six-team order for the youngsters to Receive Safety AwardsTwentyone assigned monetary goal.
LT. J. E. Jones, officer in
leagues here.
get in on the groundwork. After
people were presented Safe Driving Awards by charge of the detachment, declared -
the season starts, it will be hardto
A model Little League park is I
in, the planning stages and volunteer break into one of the lineups. Capt. Alton C. Abernethy, Naval Hospital commanding officer, at t that keyman M. L. Lan-
collected the
I ceremony February 18. caster, ADC, had
The two major loops are to be
construction is
divided geographically. One league The 'awards totaled 53 yearsof ice Division, 3 years; Isaiah entire amount In one day, on
for Saturday mornings hereon -
Howard, Equipment Operator, 3 VU-10's participatingunder
accident-free driving by hos- payday.
will be composed of boys
Included in cinder
out. plans are a
years; J.-E. Crews, Laundry Division the ComFair Jax banner.
block clubhouse with toilet living east of the Ortega River, pital personnel.
1959 without accident donation from
; R. L. "The wonderful
facilities, dugouts, outfield fence, including areas of Yukon, Ortega Receiving awards were: 'R. P.
Wright, Machine Shop, 1959 aboard the Saratoga,
electric Scoreboard, bleachers, Hills, Ortega Forest, the Station Scott, of Electric Shop, 11 years; personnel
without accident; W. H. Harris, VU-10's generous response,
concession stand and lights. confines and surrounding areas, E. M,. Johnston, Plumbing Shop, "
induding Orange Park. 9 William Fair HMC, 1959 without accident; R gives us all something to shoot,
years; Transportation

SPONSORS for. the 12 teams, White, Maintenance, 1959 without said Capt. Nelson M. Head, cochairmen -
The other circuit will be madeup ; 6 years; P. G. Raizis,
to be considered major league, accident; J. E. Davis, Paint Shop, for the drive.
of lads living west of the Power Plant, 1 year; Leatha C.
will be contributing 300 dollars 1959 without accident; CWO H HEALTH Agencies included in
river, comprising the Davis Food
area sur- Service Division, 3
apiece while minor league 'spon- rounding Cedar Hills. W. Colt, 1959 without accident; the drive are American Cancer
V. V.
years; Iaquinto, Food Serv-
sors will put up 150 dollars. and H. Field, HM1, Linen Con Society, Muscular Dystrophy As-

Some four to six minor league trol, 1959 without accident. sociations of America, National

teams are expected to be culled "i ": The following also received Cociety for Crippled Childrenand

y National Society for Prevention -
awards S. Henderson Food
tAG : ,
Returns i Service Division, 3 years; -M I of Blindness.

(Continued from Page 1)) Mann, Food Service Division, 3 I Three agencies of the Joint

lieved'' Comdr. A. L. Detweiler as years; J. Strain, Food Service Crusade are CARE, Crusade for

commanding officer in January Division, 3 years; H. Jones, Food Freedom and AmericanKoreanFoundation.

Service Division, 3 years; E. E
36 contributed heavily to the Military and civilian personnelof

more than 2200 hours flown dur- Young, Food Service Division, 3 23 Navy activities in the Jax

ing the Mediterranean cruise. :: years, and C. Jones, Food Service area are participating.

Also with CAG-3 is Attack Division, '2 years.Mobile .

Squadron 35, flying the AD-6 Surplus PropertyContinued
"Skyraider." Commanding VA35is
Shoe Store
from Page)
ifr (
Comdr. Harlan Foote.
Services Administration, Assist-
VA-35 is winner of the, Com- : Visits Here Friday
mander Naval Force Atlantic r z ant Secretary of the Navy for
Material, Florida Development
Fleet Safety Citation Award for The Mobile Safety Shoe Storeof
Armed Forces
an accident free year. While flying Dewey Shoe Services is due Commission
Supply Support Centr.
more than 4,000 hours VA- to make a one-day appearance
i AMONG Naval activities represented
35 contributed 14 "Centurians'and aboard the Station tomorrow
two "Double Centurians" to are Norfolk Naval
the Saratoga's growing rolls. (Friday) for employees wishingto Shipyard, NS Key West, NSC

purchase safety shoes. Memphis, NAS Glynco, NSY
Other units aboard the Sara-
The store-on-wheels, to be Charleston, NS New Orleans,
toga on this cruise were: VAH-9,
and aboard all day, will be in the NAS Pensacola, NS Green Cove
detachments and
of VW-12
I SAFETY AWARDS Capt. Alton C. Abernethy Hospital Springs, NAS Cecil Field and NS
VFP-62.. commanding officer, presented safe driving and shop safety area of O&R Buildings 101-A and Mayport.

award to Hospital personnel at a recent ceremony Left to 101-W.

Husband: "The bank ha* returned right are (front row) J. Harrison J. E. Crews Capt. Abernethr.I. '. Marine units attending are MB
our check. Howard. R. L. Wright and W. H. Harris, HMC. Second row. The store is also booked for Camp Lejeune, MCRD Paris
P. O. HaliU V. V. Iaquinto. E. M. Johnston and W. Fair. Third
NAS Jacksonville March 11 and
Wile: '"Oh, goodie, what wilt Island, MCSC Albany, and MCAS
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