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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 10, 1960
Frequency: weekly
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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I 53,411 NA VYMEN TO RECEIVE P -I PRO PAY I



The Navy's planning to issue give $60. P-2 pay to some 1200 along with eligible sailors in SM, SO, SV, SW, TD, TM "critical" ratings.
53,411 P-l proficiency pay enlisteds. pay grades E-6 and E-7. and UT, will take pro-pay Navy officials arc quite con-
awards during the fiscal Another of E-4s andE5s the failure of the
year The 1961 $30 P-l awards group exams on May 3. cerned over
beginning July 1. About 70 will be distributed as follows will be tested in N 0- E-6s and E-7s in all ratings 1960 pro-pay program. Slight-

percent of the awards will go Pay grade E-4 18,748; E-5 vember. will take their tests on May 5. ing Junior petty officers in
to officers in gradesE4 favor of the seniors was the
petty pay 18,036; E-6, 11,072, and E-7, Only E-4s and E-5s in 40"critical" All pro-pay awards will be-
and E-5. 5555. ratings, AB, AC, come effective July 16. reason 16,001 P-l awards
Navy Times the Defense weren't made.
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says In order to avoid loss of AE, AG, AQ, AT, BR, BT, In addition to approximately
Department has yet to Even if all the E-4s who
awards during fiscal BU, CE, CT, DM, EM, ET, 70 percent of the pro-pay being -
give the Navy a go-ahead pro-pay were recommended for the
signal to issue P-2 pro pay- 1961, the Navy's planning an FT, GS, IC, IM, JO, LI, ML, allocated to E-4 and E-5, propayawards had passed

ments during the coming fis- extra examination of E-4s and MM, MN, MR, MU, NW, OM, 85 percent of all Navy pro-pay their exam, the Navy would

cal year. The Navy wants to E-5s. They'll' be tested in May, PM, PT, QM, RD, RM, SF, must be allocated to the 40 still have plenty left.





WEATHERWISE GOOD NEWS


Partly Cloudy, JfI X Military Par


Warmer Day TuesdayVol.




18 No. 1 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 10 March 1960
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Off Campus ;: { :> i Top'' Talent/ Of Nation Due




Studies SetResume : ., Jax Hosts Study On

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To Dates for beginning four i Shipbuilding NeedsA

USAFI off-duty group study
classes at NAS Jax have
tentatively been set for early study of the Navy's shipbuilding needs for the next

next month, it was announced several years, sponsored by the National Academy of Science
today by James Thomas, and the National Research Council, will be conducted at

GMC, in charge of registration. NAS Jax for a period of ten days beginning Friday, March

18. 1 Vice Adm. B. L. Austin, Deputyfor
On the high school level, Termed the Navy Study Groupon Plans and Policy; Vice Adm.
classes in General MathematicsII Shipbuilding and Modernization J. T. Hayward, Deputy CNO for
and Beginning Algebra I are the Science group will be Development; Lt. Gen. J.C.Munn,
scheduled to begin April 4, headed by T. E. Shea, Vice Pre- representing the Commandant,

pending financial approval of '",w....w '_'_"'_Nm,", sident of the Western Electric Co. Marine Cbrps; Rear Adm. R. Ma-
BuPers. Classes in English Com- ENROLLING FOR SCHOOL Two Mamiide Also in attendance will be an imposing Rear Adm. P. D. Stroop;
position I and Algebra on the and a Marine officer enfbll in off-duty group study classes 1)i list of high ranking naval Rear son; Adm. C. V. Ricketts; Rear
aboard the Station next month. James Thomas, Ar-
begin officers, headed by Admiral
level should H.
college begin the Martel Rear Adm.
Adm. C. B. ;
left interested with information on the
( ) proirdes persons leigh A. Burke, Chief of Naval
week. ,
same Rivero Rear Adm. L. P. Ram-
study program and handles enrollments. Capt. Edward Operations. Admiral Burke will ;
WHILE sufficient number of of MAD, enrolls in college English Composition II and age; Rear Adm. R. H. Speck;
the conference.THE
persons have enrolled to autho- Speaking I while John Martinez, AN, of PO-1 Division officially open Rear Adm. J.'N. Farrin; Rear
rize beginning of these four USAFI catalog for American History and College TALENT-laden group Adm. F. V. Hilles; Rear Adm. F.
group study classes, a numberof courses. Barry Lyda, YN2 (right), of ComFair Jax, plans to will study present and future B. Miller, and Rear Adm. L. B.
courses have been applied for high school Algebra I and college English Composition. I. composition of the fleet and its Bryan. Also included on the list

by local servicemen. future shipbiulding and moderni- are some 13 captains and other

However, Thomas points out VP-18 Home zation plans. Possible develop- officers.IN .
that unless additional persons : ments in new types of ships suchas ADDITION to Mr Shea, the
the deep hull, sonar types,
make application for the courses I Academy of Science study group
before April 1, they will not be Six-Month hydrofoil ships, or new subma- I will consist of Richard Folsom,
offered. Minimum number required rine designs will also be studied.In of Rensselaer Polytechnic -
president
addition to Admiral Burke,
to begin a class is 10. Institute Edwin George,
As of Monday, the Information Patrol Squadron 18 is back in its NAS Jax home other high ranking naval digni- economist, Dun; and Bradstreet;

and Education Office reportedthat ing a six-month deployment which had the FAW-11 taries scheduled to participate in Daniel Hickson, vice president,
out its mission in two the conference include Adm. J. S.
eight applicants were neeeded carrying 'widely separated areas Bankers Trust Co., Wall St.; Ivan
for bookkeeping and account- the world Keflavik, Iceland and Sigonella- Sicily.. Russell, Vice CNO; Vice Adm. W, Getting, vice president, Researchand
ing and nine for plane geometryon Five of the squadron's 12 P2V I to shipping and fishing. arrived last Saturday, Fleet Operations and Readiness
the high school level. High Neptunes their ; ufacturing Co.; E. L. Katzenbach,
During half-year
school English also needs more while the skipper, Comdr. JamesH. Vice Adm. R. E. Wilson, Deputy
of the study
students. McGhee, arrived Sunday and ment, "hops" were made CNO for Logistics; Vice Adm. R. executive secretary

ENGLISH composition II, on another came in Tuesday. The (Please turn to Page 6, Col. ) B. Pirie, Deputy CNO for Air; (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 3))

the college level, is in need of remaining five "Connies" were

seven applicants, while one per- due to arrive yesterday.THE .

son is needed to enroll in SpeechI ISO-MAN Sicily detach-

(college level public speaking). ment, commanded by Comdr.
(Please turn to Page 6, Col. 4)) Richard Sampson, squadron executive .:

officer, was the first patrol .::
Services Getting squadron ever to be deployed at '1

Sigonella. VP-18's commandingofficer ..',',
was in charge of the Ice- .,,, '"
Better PersonnelThe
Land detachment. 1.i
1.
armed services are now There were several purposesfor
getting better men and retaining I -IPRI ,
the VP-18 unit to be deployed : ; :
more qualified enlisted personnel : at Iceland. Weekly mail dropsto .

than previously, the Defense Jan May e n, an isolated .
Dept. reports. weather station manned by Nor- .
Substantial improvements have wegians, was only one of the \ i ;

been seen in enlisted ranks with regular missions. ,i$ .,,,". ""."" :
'f' ""
improved recruiting, higher level re-up The unit was also responsiblefor : .,'.(".,..;', "'. }.,W,"::" ':..':,..' '
rates increased experience making weekly ice patrolsoff
better mental quality and fewer the coast of Greenland, in
disciplinary cases. ..".... )
which the ice flow was charted. Crew members of Patrol 18 P2V Neptune which
The Navy shows an increase in BACK FROM DEPLOYMENT a Squadron ,
first-term reenlistments from 15.8 OCCASIONALLY, Lt (jg) returned this week from six-month deployment at Keflavlk:, Iceland are undoubtedly happy to be
Joseph Reifl who accompaniedthe home. While half of VP-18's 300 men were on the Iceland deployment, the other half was the
percent in 1957 to 23.4 percentin detachment, whale hunts first US Navy unit to be deployed at a new facility at Sigonella, Sicily. All of the squadron's 12
1959. says "Connies" were to be home by yesterday. Members of plane 9, piloted by Lcdr. Willard Strong
Certain technical and combat were made, in an effort to track (fourth from right) are Lt (]Jg) Gerald McDonald, Clarence Ziemba, AT AN, Charlie Rucker, AO-
leadership rates in the services down and destroy killer whales, AN, Ray Young, AT3, Jack Pancari, AD3, Thomas ADI. Larry Smith, AE3, Lcdr. Strong Paul
still have below the "optimum." considered extremely dangerous Demar, AD3, Jack'Burris, AT3, and Lt. (]lg) James Hickman.

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Page 2 JAX AIR NEWS
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-- Editorial I



XWW3NAS Lame, Sick, Diseased

Jacksonville
,
C pt. James R. Ready .....................................................!......... Commanding Officer Boys led the "newcomer rolls at the
Comdr. Robert Nelson ................................ ..................................,...ExecutIv Officer Look To Us For Help Naval Hospital recently, with 17 little
NAB Six; Fleet, Air Jacksonville fellas checking In, along with 12 girls
Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig ........................................................................ Commander BLUE
Cept. Greyiton H. Weber ...................................................... Chief of Staff, FalrJaxCpf. In order to acquaint personnel with the Federal Service Fund February 12-Thoma. Bryan, to Buford
Nelson M. Head _"_ Chief of Staff, NAB Six Raising Campaign National Health Agencies and Joint Crusade, Smith, AN, and Mrs. Smith.

C pf. Robert M. Milner ..............Fleet........Air......Wing.........Eleven..:.................................... Commander the Jax Air News herein publishes facts and figures on the the Joint five February 13-Michael Gerard, to Ed.
Capt. Charles L lambing ..........................................................., Chief Staff Officer Health Agencies involved. Next week pertinent Info on ward Sanchez, AOAN, and Mrs. Sanchez;
Naval Air Technical Training Center Crusade will be published.: William Dale, to A3/C and Mrs. William
Cept. Robert J. Fleming .,. .... ?., n Commanding Officer National Society for Crippled Children and Adults Brewer; William taVern- AS/Sgt. and
Comdr. Gerald R. Pearson ....................,. .........".............. ........... Executive Officer of the National Society for Crippled Mrs. George Vice; Dennis Joseph to
The Duval County Chapter
and Mrs.
Joseph
Naval Shelley
Hospital AS/Sgt. ; Elton
Capt. Alton C. Abernethy ...................................""................. Commanding Office Children and Adults is a volunteer organization for service to the Jr., to Elson Coffen, AD3, and Mrs. Cof-
Cept. John G. Feder "........"................,......... ......."......."............... Executive Officer physically handicapped.The fen, and George Alan, to Harley Roberta,
NARTU Society is concerned with treatment and rehabilitation of DK1, and Mrs. Roberts.
Capt. F. H. Holt ............."......................................................,,. Commanding. Office of disease congenital defect February 14-Charles Robert III, to It.
Comdr. H. Hudglni .................................................... Executive Officer anyone who is crippled regardless cause, and Mrs. Charles Robert II.
.or otherwise. In 1958-59 the Society, on a national level, help February 15-
Printed commercially with appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Florida at no ed 132,392 children and 26,114 adults. Raymond Joseph, to Rusiel Rioux, GM1,
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P.95 Rev. July 1958 On the local level the chapter accomplishes most of its treat and Mrs. Rioux, and Stephen Everett, to
Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jacksonville, William Clements, AA, and Mrs. dementi.
Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air ment of physically handicapped through its Easter Seal Clinic. All February 16-Rlcardo, to Ben Tramble,
Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hospital. treatments are authorized by a doctor, but there is no charge if CS2, and Mrs. Tremble; Pat Wayne, to
Service Information Officer .....,.............. Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnls Jr. patient cannot afford to pay. Last year 10,000 local people were Corpl. and Mrs. Pat Hinds; Christopher
Assistant Service Information Officer .., .... Andrew H. Planey treated. The Society's home-bound project tries to obtain temporary Allan, to Allan Taylor, RMSN, and Mrs
Editor-Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporten-Mae Spencer, J02; Gene Hagan, JOSN; Taylor, and Terence Antonio, to Pfc. and
Sam Bowman, SA. Photographer-Roscoe Carter, PH3. work for the handicapped until they can resume normal jobs. Mrs. Freddie Edwards.
The Jay Air Newt Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material The National Society receives 10 percent of funds collected,
February 17-Joseph William Jr., to It
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing cridit Is given. Photographs,
while 89 percent remains in Florida.
Johnson
unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographs. (|Ig) and Mrs. Joseph and baby
to the for Crippled Children and Adults, Lt. and Mrs. Meredith Nicholson
Editorial offices located In Room 230, Main Administration Building. Phone extensions By contributing Society boy to
8164, 656, 272 or 216. we can make these physically handicapped persons contributors to February 18-Baby boy, to Lt. and Mrt

society rather than a burden to the community.American Henderson.
.e.. PINK
February 12-Julie Ann, to Clifford
Cancer SocietyThe
AMI and Mrs. Robin Gale,
Jay, Jay to
Duval Unit of the American Cancer Society con-
County
Walter Waller, AOAN, and Mrs. Waller,
: ducts a year-round program of education and service to promote and Melissa Gale, to Larry Hinderliter,

cancer control. ADJ3, and Mrs. Hinderliter.
s n{ {>n Cancer strikes one in four and based on these statistics it is February 13-Rebecca Lynn, to James

possible that each family in the U. S. will be affected. Some 40- Erwin, AN, and Mrs. Erwin. February 14
000,000) living Americans will get cancer and 27,000,000 will die -Gerry Lynn, to Franklyn Beard, AMH2,
and Mrs. Beard.
from it.On.
? the local level, the chapter maintains an information center February 15Vicky lynne, to Billy Ray
4 Webb, CSI, and Mrs. Webb. February 16
and partially supports two tumor clinics for medically indigent patients -Fe Ann, to Robe Carino, TN, and Mrt.
: one at Duval Medical Center and the other at St. Vincent's Carino, and Melanie Jean, to Alford

Hospital. Hospital beds, dressings, wheelchairs and other sick room Spray, AD1, and Mrs. Spray.

r 'supplies for cancer patients are supplied.Of February 17-Billie Marie, to William
funds collected, 60 'percent remains locally, 28 percent goes Smith, AC2, and Mrs. Smith; Joan Marie,
to national, while 12 percent is alloted to administrion and educa- to Frank Parker, AN, and Mrs, Parker,
jJx
lon. and Slyvania Bonita, to Pfc. and Mrs. John
Stewart. February 18-Baby girl, to Gen-
:: rr It is up to each individual to protect himself and family by aro Teotlco, TN, and Mrs. Teotico.
<:
contributing generously toward conquest of this disease

Muscular Dystrophy Association
Muscular Dystrophy is a chronic disease of the muscles. It is FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION

manifested by gradual weakening of the voluntary muscles. Overa

period of years, wasting and resultant weakening becomes pro-

gressively apparent and the patient eventually is confined to a Regular business meeting of
wheelchair and then to bed.
Branch' has
Yukon 126, FRA
It is estimated that 200,000 children and adults suffer with MD.
SARATOGA been moved back one week, to
HONORED FOR CONTRIBUTION The air- Locally, the MD Association provides therapy through established
craft carrier USS Saratoga home.based March 24, to allow for a visita-
at
Mayport
was pre- clinics. Also wheel chairs braces
provided are walkers, lifts, hos-
lented a plaque last Thursday in acknowledgement of the ship's pital beds and tion from the Southeast Regional
recent contribution to the Federal Service Campaign for National transportation. Vice-President, William Swaney,
Health Agencies and Joint Crusade A similar plaque was A breakdown of funding shows that 75 percent goes to research, of Middle Branch, Tenn.
presented last Friday to Carrier Air Group Three from NAS with 25 percent remaining in the local community.You .
Cecil Field based aboard the Sara. The combined contribution can help the Muscular Dystrophy Association's fight to save A dutch luncheon is being planned

of the Sara and Air Group totaled $3500. Taking part In the thousands who suffer from this mysterious disease by giving your for the VIP at the Colonial
ceremony were (left to right) Comdr. Joseph Trodd Charles share to the National Health Agencies drive. Restaurant at 1800 that day.
Field, co-chairman Navy-Duval Steering Committee Edward ... .. Make reservations early by con
Volkwein, chairman of the Duval
resenting the Health County Cancer Crusade, rep- United Cerebral Palsy tacting P. W, Hetz at SP 1-3068
Agencies
Comdr. Paul Stevens
ecutive officer; J. F. Bryan II, Federal Service Joint, ship's Crusade ex- Cerebral Palsy, usually occurs before, during or at birth. It or NAS extension 8598.

chairman and Comdr. Richard Ricker. may occur later as result of an accident or serious illness. It is Ladies Auxiliary of Branch 126

a disorder caused by damage to the motor centers of the brain resulting will be held tonight (Thursday)

A Better in loss or impairment of muscle control. I at 2000 at the meeting hall in

Mousetrap'? The 1958-59 records show that 600,000 Americans were afflicted Yukon. All wives and daughtersof

with Cerebral Palsy. There is 'one cerebral palsied child Branch members are eligiblefor

Yes born every 53 minutes. membership in the LAFRA.
Services Need It Orthopedic and pediatric evaluation, plus therapy, is conductedon the
the local level. Locally, 157 individual patients received The Auxiliary reports
Washington (AFPS-If) you build a better mousetrap vices in 195859. Anyone is eligible for services. Patients can make ser Birthday Dance held last week

what then? contributions if they desire, but no specific charge is made. was a success. -

Well, define mousetrap as "chemical repellents and phy- Of funds contributed in this campaign to CP, 70 percent stay
sical barriers for the protection of material from rodent damage" in the local
community, five percent go to the state and 30 percent KIN DENTACARESEEN
and the Armed Forces are likely to beat a oath to your to national headquarters.Until .

door.FOR THAT'S one of 320 new to pe;up instant bread x"with 1 Cerebral Palsy can be prevented it will remain among I 'DEAD'
America's main cripplers You can help by giving to the I
something to give it the taste Health dependents
needs and problems listed in the drive. Your help is their hope. Dental care for military
latest edition of "Inventions and aroma of freshly baked yeast- .... ... is a "dead duck" for
Wanted the Armed Services leavened bread." the reports
By National Society for Prevention time being, so
compiled by the National Inven- The Army asks for ideas on The National Society for the Prevention of Blindness Navy Times.
of Blindness
tors Council, a liaison group between field laundry equipment that uses only voluntary national at work is the The Time quotes a top De-
agency in all
little or water It also seeks phases of sight con- "The
civilian inventors and the no a servation. fense'official as saying,

military.In rcpellant that would keep insects Glaucoma is the largest serviceman today is .no hero.
from a man's clothing for at least single cause of blindness. It is a disease
all, the services would like which builds The farther you get away
up pressure behind the The
an assist to solve some 750 problems 12 hours. but it can be arrested by early treatment.eyes. cause is unknown, from a war, the less Congress

that range from a better The needs get more complexin Glaucoma strikes after age 40 in most cases and will wants to do for him."
gravy base for irradiated meat toa the space field. Among them: affect 1,000,000 living Americans. In 1958-59 there eventually Saying that it may take an-

metabolizer that would enable a helmet to protect men's ears blind Americans, most of them with glaucomo. were 334,000 other war to get a Dentacare

hungry caastaways to eat grass. from sonic assault by new, high Locally, the Society promotes pre-school vision screening works program through Congress,
But the new edition of "In- power engines; a device to guage with industry to promote safety through organization of Wise; Owl the spokesman said that Defense
ventions Wanted" also cancels the angle of attack at hypersonic Clubs; and is now screening clubs for glaucoma. has abandoned all hopeof

135 problems that have either speeds, and a superior rocket. Funds are obtained from the state organization for the local getting Congressional approval -
been solved or are now obsolete.IN borne parachute to take meteor program as needed. for such a program

ADDITION to an improved ological instruments as high as Blindness a sad tragedy. A gift from you will help to save now "or within the. near fu-
gravy,. military cooks' would like 250,000 feet. some man, woman; or child from a lifetime of darkness. ture."


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March 1960 JAX AIR NEWS P.g.3

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4 S 1S;:: ;, Sr.,.wwv Radar Eyeing Bomb Tests NAS Host To


SCORING UNIT BOLSTERED 1

Area Dental
The NAS Jax Radar Bomb

Scoring Unit's new equip-

ment became fully operational Society FeteLocal

this week. New trailers

housing improved radar gear Navy Dentists will host

have been installed at the the Jacksonville Dental Societyat

unit. the March meeting. The din-
The unit's main function is to ner-meeting will be held at the

assist in increasing the profici- Commissioned Officers Club

j ency of bombardiers and navi- (Open) on March 16.
gators by operation of radar
For Rent bomb scoring equipment.This Cocktails will be served at

Furn 4 bedrm home, 1 1J baths, Jax equipment is basically in 1830. Dinner will begin at 1945.
Beach. RA Featured for the evening
4-7984. two segments. One part is the speaker
Furn 3 room apt, kit equip, water furn, AN/MSQ-2 radar gear which locates I will be Maj. D, L. Spivey, USAF.
conv to ttorei. $50. per mo. EV 9-2682.
: the pilot making the simulated I Maj. Spivey who is Assistant
,
. Furn 4 room house, large screen porch, du's 2 Q : :; vb
, water furn,, handy to stores. $75 monthly bomb run and "locks" onto Executive to the Deputy Com-

) EV 92682. : the plane during the run mander, Range, Air Force Missile

Unfurn apt, kit equip. Ortega, corner The other part of the equip- Test Center, Patrick Air Force
Baltic and Cherokee Ave. EV 95326. ment is
) 5 room house, Standing Blvd. Apply at receives an amplifiercomputerwhich the informationfrom Base, Fla., will show movies and

Alex Rettaurant. Mr. Patch. the missile
r speak on range.
2-Bdrtn house, $75 mo, large yard, elec the radar and makes com-
J I hot water heater,-tile kit and bath, conv putations on the run. From theseit The area's Navy Dentists annually -

to NAS. Phone RA 5-0211, is determined whether' or not entertain the Jacksonville
t Wanted-Two women to live In home the pilot made a "hit" or a"miss"
in March. Some
I close to WAS, yard, pool, laundry, meals. on his assigned target. _' W ,'y y _n m""',,","",,"" H..m" "" '" ._ .mm_'_' ___ Dental Society
CO 49220. This important training unit DIRECT HIT R. E. Meyer AT2, (foreground) plots information 27 Navy dentists are expectedto
Clean, 2-bdrm furn apt, conv to NAS, for bombardiers and navigatorsis received from radar at the Radar Bomb Scoring Unitof attend along with some 75
nice 204 River Rd, Orange
yard no pets.
Park H. L. Andrews. located near the north peri- Operations Dept. The computer analyzes the informationon civilian dentists.Dr. .
the bomb run and thus the operator is able to determine
Station.Officerincharge .
of
Lake Shore Blvd. working woman would meter the
1 whether the bomb run was a "hit or miss." The unit's main Dudley L. Reep is presidentof
like couple to share home with her, of the 17-man
) function is to assist in increasing proficiency of bombardiersand
the Jacksonville Dental Society -
everything furn, priv entrance. Call EV- unit is
group Operations Dept. navigators. Center are R. R. Musgraves, ,TDIAA, with P. V.
84507. Lcdr. Lenard M. Showalter and and Dr Joe W. Wiggins,
Jenkinson TD2, (right) ,shift supervisor.
For Sale leading chief is B. E. Priest, ETC. vice president and program

S Home-Country Club E.tate.-3 bdrm, chairman.

d. 2 baths, wall to wall carpet, fenced yard Air Force Approves Civilian Health Insurance
conv to schools and shop center. EV-
92539. Summer Blue UniformThe

I Home-large bdrm, 2 full tile baths, Air Force has put its stampof Plan Questions AnsweredHere
, large liv room, patio, carport, aut cent
approval on a new lightweight,
. heating. $850 down. Call ext-427 or SP-
1 12339. warm weather uniform and says are more questions and answers relating to the civilian
that all the employee health insurance bill to become law for Civil Service March 13
Home-Ortega Hills-3 bdrm, 1 H baths, personnel can wear Sunday,

, large yard, low payments. EV 95858. new garb on an optional basis, workers on July 1. your children would not be cov- ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL
I
Thls'n' That I Ir beginning May 1, 1961. Q. I am a government em- ered. 0830-Service of Worship.

r, The uniform has been de- School, three-
0930-Sunday
Ride wanted from Cedar Hills to Admin. ,new ployee and so is my husband. Q. MY POST of duty is out-
n scribed in preview showings as year-olds through adults, Build-
08001630. Contact Gloria Darwin
Bldg.
How do we enroll? side the United States. May I
ext-656. tropical worsted, blue, and with enroll? ing 722; Adult Bible Class, Chap-
Ride wanted-Between Murray Hill and coat and trousers identical in A. You may each enroll in- lain Wolfe, in Small Chapel.

NAS. 08001630. Caldwell ext-437 or EV- style, cut and color, to the fa- dividually or one of you may A. Yes. Even if the govern- 0930-Service of Worship.

9-8176. miliar winter blues. enroll for the family. If you ment provides free medical faci- 1100-Service of Worship.

FoundTwo records on Station bus. lities for .you. You may wish to 1830-Teen-Age, Senior High
have children and- one of you
Cell ext-302 to Identify and claim. I Wife: "This place is simply enroll in order to cover your Fellowships and United Fellow-
I
end keys near Trouts enrolls for the family, your chil- wife and children if they're
Found Dog tags wonderful. It just leaves me ship of Protestants, Building 722
f Restaurant on Roosevelt Blvd. Charles speechless." dren would also be covered. If l located in the States.Q. and Small Chapel.

S Cartmill, owner. See NARTU OOD's office Hubby: "Let's lease it for life." you each enroll individually, If I go on leave withoutpay Lenten Devotional Services are

'1 Bldg. 901.Ao will I be able to continuemy being held each Wednesday at

health insurance coverage? 1930 in All Saints Chapel.A .

/ Need Now A. YES, for up to one year, cordial invitation is extend.
under conditions to be deter- ed to all to attend these services.
mined S .
For Lengthy later.
. ST.EDWARD'S CHAPEL
Q. Will I or any member of
family have to phy- 0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass.
,1 Sheets my pass a
Job sical to enroll for health bene- Mass will be celebrated at St.

. For those civilian employees fits? Edward' Chapel Monday through

3 who are weary of writing and A. Not if you enroll at the Friday during Lent at 0600 and

rewriting IVb job descriptions, first opportunity. If you enroll 1645; Saturday at 0800.

r 13 there is relief is sight. k later; you may have to furnish Devotions each Wednesday at
1930.
) The Civil Service Commission evidence of good health.Q. C a .

1 has recently changed many of .u?: :rt Can I, or a member of
ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL
S its rules with the objective of my family, be excluded from a Naval

e adequate descriptions with min- plan because I have a hazardousjob 0630-Mass. Hospital

imum paper work.It ?
0930-Pmtmtant Worship Ser-
is expected that most descriptions A. No. vice.

k under these new regulations -
Q. What kind of health M *

. can and will be de- benefit plans will be offered? Christian Science
scribed in two pages or less and
A. Every employee will have Tuesday, 1900 Small Chapel.
that positions'may even t ta
many choice between two types of -
possibly be described in half a
government-wide plans. One
First Reserve Helo
page. fk will be the service benefit type

The CSC has dropped its requirement and the other, the indemnity Squadron To Visit

for a standardized benefit type. HU-701, first Reserve helicopter -

format which heretofore required : MANY EMPLOYEES will have squadron to train at

repetitiveness_ in descriptions.Also I a further choice. Instead of Join- NAS Jax, will arrive for a
no longer required are gen- two-week cruise April 4. The
ing one of the governmentwideplans
eral occupational information, will be its annual
group on
they'll be able to enrollin
or information on organization, an employeeorganizationplan training cruise.

functions, programs, or proce- Lcdr A. A. Klotz is com-
dures in descriptions.As ...... or in a group-practice pre-
manding officer and Lcdr. L.
payment plan or in an individ-
THE EDWARDS BECOME CIVILIANS-The entire familyof
the staff of I Wilson executive officer of the
a consequence William Edwards, DTC, are piped over the side as he retires ual-practice prepayment plan. | ,
the Salary and Wage Admini- from 20 years of active duty following ceremonies in the II I squadron.The .

stration Division of the Station's office of Capt. James R. Reedy, NAS commanding officer. From Frosh: "Just who do you think 12 officers and 16 enlisted -

Industrial Relations Departmentis rear are Marion and William Edwards, holding 14-month old you are anyway?" I I men will fly 3 HUP
making a concerted effort to Rebecca, Mary, Jacqueline and Bill. In a letter of appreciation, type helo's from NAS Dallas,
Conceited Coed "I
assist line supervisors in short- Capt. M. G. Martin NAS Dental Officer wrote that Edwards, : am a wom- Tex, home base for the group.
ening PDs and to identify only chief of the property and accounting division at the dental de- an. Nature's noblest "piece of While at Jax the squadronwill
"carried out the of CPO in architecture. And you? I I
that information which is neces- partment, has responsibilities a a conduct helicopter opera-

sary to be incorporated in the most commendatory manner." Also retiring this day was Wil- I Frosh": "Me, I'm a building in- I Ir tions in the local area.

description. liam McClung, ADC. spector.





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Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS


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Sustained Performance P I



Checks Given To Many


Nearly $10,000 was received in sustained superIor ;;

performance award checks recently by 65 civilian em- ; 4 .t
ployees at NAS Jax.. The checks averaged 150 dollars each.
Eleven departments of the
I ceived $150 awards: Nadine
Station were represented in the
Ward and Wilfred Shaw, both
presentation of awards. Checks
of Administration Evelyn Win- ? .
; '*
went to two employees in Com ;
ney and Marian Brannan, of :
NabSix, two 1 n Household
Goods Field Office, one in Ser- Comptroller's office; Lillian Pen- 4
nington, of ComNabSix; Blanche f :
vice Information Office, and threein
Hawkins, of Household Goods
Administration, two in Comp-
Field Office George Duckworth,
troller, five in Industrial Rela- ;
of IRD Lucile Hubbard William
; ,
tions, five in Public Works, one
Bradley, Edgar Santimaw, and
in Security, six in Operations, 17 x
James Merkel, all of PWD Mar-
;
in Supply, and 20 in Overhauland
Repair Departments. cus Norton Jr., of Security; and

William Nolting Jr., Lawrence _, .unn
Awards were presented in Green Jr., and Frank Homsher, O&R'S ABOVE AVERAGE EMPLOYEES-These 12 civilian employees of NAS Jax Over-
ceremonies by respective headsof from Operations.Also haul and Repair Department were given cash awards for sustained superior performances from
departments and units. in the $150 bracket were Capt. Thomas B. Haley, O&R Officer (center.) Recipients of checks are, from left, Bryan Cornwall,

ACCORDING to Mike Cascone, eight in Supply Department and Peter Meclewski, Bernard Kinn, Charles Cocke, Dorothy Farady, Thomas Dolan, Jesse Haynes,
Jesse E. C. Cuendet Anson Greene and Frank Donaroma. addition to
Leverence
Sophia Elrod, ,
Employee Relations 11 from O&R. Supply's recipients
Superintendent those pictured, other O&R employees receiving awards include Tyson Ammons, Mary Cook, George
an employee must have an include Joyce Baggerley, David Derrick Elmer Charles Field, Arnold Nabon, Otis Phillips and James Williams.
outstanding rating in three per- Baggs, Minnie Collins, Virginia m "ou.nn.h, U U..Dorsey.. uUuU'U_ ......__ _...'m.....'..,.. w.....,............' '
formance factors for a period of Collins, Betty Hardy, Thomas

six months, in order to receive a Higginbotham, William Williamsand

sustained superior performanceaward. Marie Wood. jji Naxr <; I Iif
He should be outstandingin FROM O&R were Tyson Am-*

quantity and quality of work, mons, Charles Cocke, Bryan
and adaptability. Cornwall, Thomas Dolan, Frank

Donaroma, Elmer Dorsey, Anson
Highest award went to Charles
Green Jesse Haynes Arnold :.
,
Field, of O&R, who received $300.A ::
Nabors, Otis Phillips and James
$250 check went to Dominic
Williams.
Worsowicz, of IRD.
One-hundred dollar checks
Receiving $200 checks were went to 15 employees. Includedwere

Joseph Kirkland Jr., of DOD Milwee Gantt, of Adminis-

Household Goods William Todd and Rod Pinney, Cline, Gladys Glover and Thelma i \
both of Operations; Oliver Ar- Bradshaw, of IRD, Elsa Steele, ; ? >

mayor, Floyd Barnes,John Col- of PWD, Dorothy LaPan, of Op- ) [ : _
vin,and Gilbert Moore, all of Sup- erations, Marjorie Kimble, Floyd _
ply; Andrew Planey, of SIO; andE. Rhoden, Dorothea May, Alton

C. Cuendet, George Derrick, Rawls, and Vivian Wilson, all of g

Jesse Elrod, Bernard Kinn, and Supply; and Mary Cook, Dorothy ) :>
Peter Meclewski, of O&R Farady, and Sophia Leverence,

THIRTY-FOUR employees re- of O&R.


::E>',- ;;i s. PPv 'i (

_....; ..... """" .. mw. ._."..- ...w;..__._._
; SUPPLY'S SUPERIOR PERFORMERS C lpt. Kenneth R. Wheeler (left), NAS Jax Supply
Officer, presents employees with sustained superior performance checks amounting to almost
$2,500, in addition to eight group superior achievement awards to Machine Records Division em-
ployees. First row (from left) are Capt. Wheeler, Dorothea May, Marie Wood, Virginia Collins,
Vivian Wilson Minnie Collins, Georgia Lee, and Marjorie Kimble. Second row Sallie O'Donnell,
Juanita McMahan, Dorothy Kelly, Barbara Stewart Carlee Shelton, Joyce Baggerley, and Betty
Hardy. Third row Oliver Armayor; David Baggs, Gilbert Moore, and Floyd Barnes. Rear row
Floyd Rhoden, Thomas Higginbotham, John Calvin and Afton Rawls. William Williams also receiveda
superior performance award, but was not picttured. Also not pictured are Valorie Church and
?!ay Shambouah, both receiving group superior achievement awards.
"",..,....10>.<"""",,,,(,'.w'__..,.v.w,.....",.,.".' '. .. ".' ..... ...,,,....... ....

t ''+{Q, $ jYS' '' ",b _!% ';t
'} 4 t2 ::9

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............... v".,.,">""<.;''''>.''mv:':=.;v--..,:,__ :
_
SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE: AVVAHUS-These are among
employees of various Station activities who were recent recipi-
ents of sustained superior performance awards. Front row (from .
left) are Lucile Hubbard, of PWD Evelyn Winney, of Comptroller } }

Dept., Thelma Bradshaw, of IRD, Wilfred Shaw, of Admin. >:rJa. .
Dept., and Joseph Kirkland Jr., of DOD Household Goods Field ... ,
Office. Center row: Edgar Santimaw of PWD Milwee Gantt, {
of Admin. Dept., Lorraine ,Cline, IRD. Elsa Steele, of PWD, 2}
Gladys Glover, of IRD, and Marcus Norton Jr., of Security
Dept. Rear row Andrew Planey, of SIO William Bradley and }
James Merkle of PWD, George Duckworth and Dominic Worso-

wicz, both of IRD, and Blanche Hawkins, of DOD Field Office. _...- .mnnn n..n _
.Y
OPERATIONS SUPERIOR PERFORMANCES employees of NAS Jax Operations De-
I VA-44 Officer In Stage: Role. partment received sustained superior performance awards totaling nearly a thousand dollars from
Comdr. Paul Baxler, Operations Officer. Left to right are Frank Homsher, Lcdr. Felix Pollard, I
A Jax Navy man will be in a Lt (jg) Ventimiglia, a veteran RATCenter Maintenance Officer, William Todd, William Nolting, Jr. Comdr. Bazler, Lawrence
I Green Jr., Dorothy LaPan and Rod Pinney.
leading role when the Guild of several seasons on the I

players present "The Gazebo," a "boards" in the Northeast, appeared Young draftee was being ex Its not the minutes you put in First Boy: "I've walked to

Broadway hit mystery comedy, with the Guild Playersin amined. The psychiatrist's assist- I I at the table that make you fat, It's school with this girl three times.
Mar. 11-18 at the Fairfax Theater several productions last year. ant asked the routine: "Do you the seconds. Ive carried her books and bought
on Herschel St. Curtain time will be nightly at go out with girls?" her ice
cream sodas twice Now
Lt (jg) Duke Ventimiglia of 2020, except for a Sunday mati- The young man shook his head
Attack Squadron 44 will costarin nee at 1430. Tickets are on sale and answered firmly: "No!" "Why don't you go out with do you think I should give hera

the production with Yvonne at the theatre box office daily The assistant called in the psy- girls?" the doctor asked. Christmas present?"
,
Peairs Smith (see photo on Page from 1330 to 1630. Reservationsmay chiatrist who repeated the ques- "My wife won't let me," said Second Boy: "Absolutely not

0.) .__ *I be made by telephone. <





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10 March 1960 JAX AIR NEWS Page 5


Braves, Reds To VA-44, Operations VW-4 Entered


Appear At Jax 4 ,. A Dic Intramural Cage Playoffs

*
Park Anril 5-6 rNEws : WUflJ
Begin Tonight At Mainside
The Milwaukee Braves and Cincinnati -
Reds are the principalsfor W Mainside intramural basketball officials conduct their
the annual Jacksonville stop- :own brand of "NCAA post-season cage tourneys" as the in-

over of major league clubs on tramural playoffs begin tonight (Thursday, ) at Mainside gym.--
their trek northward from spring VW-4s l Hurricane Hunters, the
for the late-coming Admin
points
training quarters.The Hornets of VA-44 and Hospital,
Braves,under new manager e all with marks of 10-2 in regular five, while Tommy Kirchof had
Charley Dressen, and the Reds season competition, are the clubs 30 and Don Orr 22. During late
will face each other at the Jack- gaining entry into the post-season season action, Administrationwas
the hottest club in the lea-
sonville Baseball Park April 5 affair which ends Tuesday
at 2000 and April 6 at 1400. J VW.4 IS SLIGHTLY favored gue, but suffered from a wretched
RESERVED seat tickets are be- due to a recent win over VA-44, early season start.

ing sold for two dollars while 1 V 47-42, although the Hornets are FAETU FOUND its way back
general admission is $1.25. Chil- determined to upset the apple however, by turning back Opera-
dren will be admitted those two .r' cart while Hospital's surprisingly tions, 70-64, as Joe Pendley
days for 60 cents. strong outfit may well run away meshed the cords for 31 counters.
Mainside Special Services has with the crown. Pendley tallied 27 points in the
tickets available, along with In closing activity last week, Admin tussle, also.
Special Services at Mayport and Administration, which came VA-44, after absorbing its
Cecil Field. Contact the Jax along with "too much, too late" second loss of the year, 47-42 to
Braves, EL-3-4307, for reserved piled up the highest point totalin VW-4, whipped VAP-62, 62-33.
scats. intramural play this season, Pendley and his FAETU mates
General admission tickets are ,. i recording a 114-67 victory over wrapped up regular season ac-
also on sale at the following loc- FAETU. tivity by sliding past Communi-
ations: Tourist and Convention Wayne Lindgren tallied 31 cations, 4844.6ND .
Bureau in Hemming Park, How-

ard's Bar and Lounge, Van's "_ > '. ."h....., -.. ..._ a."'#,,',,;'''fKK: ,.'.' ,.... .""7h're. .-..' ;...<<..,, .,. ".f.'JO:':<.":"-" Over 450 Sign For
G r e enDerby, Beach Bowl,
Ford's Restaurant, Manuel's Tap BIRTH OF A BALL PARK-One of the first chores that ,Little League Ball Boxing
must be accomplished when building a baseball park is the
Over 450 registered for
Room, and Hollywood Music laying out of baselines. Walter Self Us, AOC, of Special Services boys
Store. surveys the land at the site of the ''Little League baseball park Little League baseball compe- To Be Held
MANY OLD faces will be near the Station's Main Gate. Looking on are, left to right tition last Saturday. Two hun-
around when the Braves come Lcdr. R. T. Bowler. Lcdr. George Ayers Lcdr. George Beyer, dred signed up for the Navy At King Hall
here. Several well-known Mil- CWO W. A. Bonneite and Lt (jg) Charles Carpenter.SemiFinals Jax Twin Hills League while

waukee favorites will be in action w 259 others registered for the I Naval Air Station Jacksonville
such as Juan Pizzaro anc Navy Jax Ortega circuit. is scheduled to host the second
ex-Jax Braves, Del Crandall, Loom The Twin Hills League start- District sports event in a month
Joe Adcock Lea ed tryouts last week on the
Johnny Logan, with the 6ND Boxing Championships -
Burdette, Warren Spahn, We; Cedar Hills recreation field.They'll carded for King Hall
In Title Golf Event continue this Satur-
Covington, Mel Roach, Rec March 1719.Mittmen .
choendienst, Bob Rush, Dor day.The
IcMahon and Joey Jay. Joe Van Vactor defeated Bill Korressel, 1-up, after the Ortega League will begin will compete in ten
Freddie Hutchinson, formeifnajor two golfing veterans battled evenly through 19 holes at the tryouts this Saturday at weight divisions and will hail
league pitching great and NAS Jax links in a feature quarter-final match in the cham- 0900 for 11-12 year old boys from various commands in the
rcteran manager, heads the Cin- pionship flight of the annual Station Golf Championship and at 1300 for 10-year old Sixth Naval District.
inatti club that finished in a tie Tourney last weekend. boys: and under. Site will be This year's meet will mark the
[or fifth place last year. Van Vevtor enters the semifinals NONPAREILS at the Little League field just first time in several years that
Wearing Rhinelander flannels I along with such steady Varsity baseball practice is inside the Station's Main Gate. NAS Jax has played host for the
|n the local games will be: Don swingers as John Kerr, Bill Scar- scheduled to get underway Three practice fields are reported District boxing tourney.

Jewcombe, Cal McLish, a 19- brough and Tom Greenwood. March 15. Interested persons ready for the tryouts South Atlantic Regionals are
and the heavy construction on
ame winner with Cleveland in KERR DOWNED Jerry Foley, should contact the Athletic Office the official diamond is pro- slated for Norfolk. March 23-25,
1959, former Yankee star Billy 2 and 1, Scarbrough decisioned in Building Three. while All-Navy will be held
steadily.
artin, Roy McMillan, Frank Curtis Thurman, 3 and 2, and gressing March 30-April 1, also at the
obinson, Gus Bell, Ed Bailey,, Greenwood stopped David Virginia port city.Rowing.
Mainside intramural softball
is also down
ftllie Jones and Orlando Pena. Stuard, 4 and 3. Intramural golf ,
Semi-final matches in all flights units are advised to begin mak- for an April 1 start. A meetingto
of the Station championship ing plans to participate in this plan for the season is scheduled Squad
CLOSE BOWLING tourney must be completed by year's action. for March 28 at 0930 in the

RACES SEEN slated Sunday.for Sunday.Dr. Final .round play is Play is slated to begin April 1. Athletic Office, Building Three. Card ReleasedJax

Pennant races remained Sam Horton, with a 3 and Navy rowers begin the
scrambled in Mainside bowl- 2 victory over Warren Rouse, led second year of varsity competition -
ing leagues after the third first flight competitors into the March 27, taking to the water -
week of 'competition. semi-finals. at NAS Jax against the Naval
Only! unbeatens are a trio of OTHERS making the next-to- Academy and Rollins College.
top-rung holders in the Amer- last round were Kerry Coe, 2-up s Five other meets have been ar-
ican League. Yet to taste de- victor over Tom Dohen, ill Sin- ranged for Jax Navy's crew in
feat are Operations, Special nett, who won by default over addition to1 the possibility of its
Services and VA-44 Hornets, Tom Wilkinson, and Charlie apearing in the state meet earlyin
with 8-0 records. Roberts, who upended Gene McDonald f; TInc May
The 679th Air Force and 2 and 1.
VAP-62 Pindusters, with 7-1 In second flight play, semi-fi- Schedule:

slates, are astride Continental nalists are Jim Gallagher, 4 and 3 March 27-Navy & Rollmt, here.
League standings. winner over Ed Holley, Lew De- March 30-Amhent & JU, at JU.
Surprising MARTD has 10 Greer, who edged Charles Walker y ** April 3-AIC & JU, at JU.
wins in \12 games to hold a 1-up; Jerry Storich, 2 and 1 April 9-Rollin, there.
slight lead over FAW-11 (9-3) winner over Charles Ellis, and LcT'1 April 19-Purdue &JU, here.
in the National League. Charles Lentz, 4 and 3 victor April 30-At Marietta, O.

over Walt Heison. :. ,, L May 7 Open.
THE THIRD flight saw Sandy 2
Yellow Belles Keeping McLeod turning back Capt. F. H. : s. Skeetmen Fare WellIn

Wives Bowling LeadThe Holt, 4 and 3, and Wayne Inman ShootThe
White Owls shut out sec- defeating Mel Collins, 4 and 3, Caribbean
ond place Tan Tigers while the In other golf activity, Ray Jax Navy skeet team returned -
Yellow Belles were taking a pair Raenfree and Marvin Duncan early this i week from
of games from the fifth place tied for first pace in the weekly % Puerto Rico, after faring ex-
Pinkies to hold first spot. Blind Bogey event with 73s. I'vw"I'LL tremely well in the InterAmerican -

The last place Blue Birds took ,Raenfree posted a gross 108 Championships.Ken .
two games from the fourth place with a handicap of 35 while Dun- _.... .._. r- Pendergras, VW-4 chief,
Green Hornets. Bowler of the can's 91-18 also matched the TAKE ITl" Thinks Dennis Schusted ((42)) of Memphis captured the 12-guage crown
week was Mary Ann Warbingtonwith lucky number. Navy as he comes from basket to snare a rebound from while Bill Arthur of VFP-62 finished -
177 and 480 series. the waiting grasp of Ollie Lovett (dark Jersey) of Roosevelt third in the same event.
a game Persons interested in umpiring Roads during action in the South Atlantic Regional Basketball Jax Navy also did well in the
Tourney last week at Mainside gym. Giving assistance to
softball job two-man championship, with Ar-
Andrew Jackson, speedy for- intramural games a Schusted are Ray Smith (32)). and Al Sheppard ((34)). Memphis
ward with the Biggs AFB, Tex., which pays $3.50 a game, should ,won the game 89-59, to clinch the Regional crown: and enter thur and Claude Smith winningthis
Ihoopsters, will join Goose Ta- attend meetings scheduled for I the All-Navy this week in Seattle, Wash. Sheppard is a Jax shoot with Comdr. Hall and
tum' Harlem All-Stars. March 18 and 25 at 1500. Navy player picked up by Memphis for tourney play. Jack Rupp second.



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Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 10 March 1960


Ii: VP-18 HOME FROM LONG DEPLOYMENT With TheToastmasters

.'
1 (Continued from Page 1))
H, Europe. In Norway, air fields at facilities, they say, are well governments. Everything, 'including momannu, near Cagliar, Sardinia

; Andoya, Bodo, Bergen, Stavanger, above average. the tower, he says, was to support Sixth Fleet operations.

\ Fornebu and Orland were visited, fhe Sicily expediiton, on the portable. While there, the men were MarNav 2280 held its semi-an-

along with Vaerlose and Aalborg other hand, was not quite so FORTUNATELY, conditionshave 'housed in the converted LST nual election of officers at last

in Denmark.LT pleasant. Although the men boastof improved considerably since USS Alameda County for three Thursday's meeting. The new

(Jg) REIS describes the having been the first Navy then, and it is predicted that days. slate of officials will be installedat

Iceland terrain as very mount- deployment at the Sigonella air eventually Sigonella will becomeone On their Mediterranean familiarization the first meeting in April.

ainous. The base there was staffed facility, Comdr. Walter Honour, of the finest NATO basesin cruise, the unit's 150 Bill Kellogg will be the new

by US Army, Air Force and assistant officer-in-charge of the the world. men visited Malta, Tripoli; Ly- president. Wally Miller will as-

Navy personnel when the Jax group, says the base, in its em- While in Sicily the group pro- autey; Palmas, Rota, Madrid, ume the job as educational vice-

unit was there, although the brionic stage upon their arrival, vided ASW protection for Presi- Barcalona, Spain; Lisbon, Port- president while Phil Burnham

Army left March 1. offered many hardships. dent Eisenhower's ,trip from ugal; Marseille and Istris, France; will take the assignment as administrative -

Living conditions aboard the.' Living conditions were very Athens to Toulon.In Treviso, Naples and Terronto,' vicepresident.Hal .

Keflavik station were very good, primitive at Sigonella, operated mid-February,the; entire detachment Italy, Ath ns, Greece, Istanbul,' Higgins will be the new

the men report. Quarters and jointly. by the US and Italian was moved to Deci.vWvi.wf Turkey, and Cagliari, Sardinia. secretary, George Foster the
keeper of money and Bill Collins

Cold Day For A sergeantatarms.Frank .

& >t Wftxl- OffCampusStudies Heron was accepted in-
fh'-ff--. ,VAx| to the club as a new member.
Dip, NATTC Han I > \ *%, I Set CCC

Variety, not ,only in speeches
Goes In Anyway To Itesume but in presentation of the pro-

gram, was the keynote to Tuesday's -
Losing
your sheet when com; (Continued from Page)
gathering of Navy civilian
trig about in a one-man boat on
required, however. Toastmasters at Cumberland Hall.
a windy day with
choppy water
Other college courses in mod.of
sounds like formula. for a spill additional Toastmaster E. K. Mcllrath injected -
in the drink. ; enrollees include eight surprises by having evalu-
for US History I and seven for
I ators introduce speakers and of-.
It wasn't planned that way, but US History II.Mathematics. fer criticism immediately follow-
did happen last A
Saturday to Pet- II is scheduled to ing each speech. To top it off
er Morgucz, AA of
Aviation
meet Monday and Thursday two general evaluators, Ezra Bat-
Electrician's Mate School .4 1 _
A, at NATTCenter.It Class evenings, while the algebra class te and Paul Mori, criticised the

will be conducted Mondays and I. critics.

came about when Morguczwas Wednesdays.THE Table Topics chairman Gordon

sailing a Beetle in Mulberry r i COLLEGE level English King launched the program withan
Cove near the Station Fish Camp. Composition ; innovation. As one member
course, providing
When the boat swamped, Morg-" three semester hours credit, will delivered his table topic another
ucz was forced to spend about 15 meet produced the gestures for the
Tuesdays, beginning April L
minutes
in the water with the speaker. Each "team" eval-1
land 5, under instruction of Dr. Vin- was
temperature hovering near uated by the general evaluators.
the cent McGuire, of the College of
40-degree mark. Education at the Paul Ames expounded on the
'I mill"" University of
Luckily for Morgucz, J.D. Ward, L NARTU JAXONS GET SHEEPSKINS. Active duty personnel Florida.J. multitudiness of the hands along
AN, of NAS Jax, was in the area at NARTU Jax receive USAFI'g Certificate of Equival with the variety of definitions

and picked up the misfortunate ency for completion of high school studies in off-hour education T. Rowell, principal of Lake applied to the term in his talk

sailor. efforts. Left to right are Ernest Friedmnnn, ADI; Steve Shore Junior High School, will I of "Hands"; John Lindberg

After checking in at Mainside Jamroz. ADI and Marion Devane, AT2. Making presentation is be instructor of the three.hourCollege brought carrots, parsnips and
Capt. F. H. Holt NARTU commanding officer. Beaming ap Algebra course, slated to
Dispensary turnips from his home garden to
'Morgucz was givena proval Lcdr. L. P. Zeola, (right), Aviation Technical Training meet. Mondays and Wednesdays, .
four-hour bed rest at the Officer, whose department sparks the drive for higher education beginning April 4. prove that home gardening >pro .
ducts are superior and less injurious -
NATTCenter Dispensary, wherehe among NARTU Jax personnel.
There is no charge for instruc- than the store variety in
was found to have
no after tion or books under the group his speech on "Backaches and
effects of the ditching. Jax Area Supply Officers study plan and no registrationfee Beans." Vic Norman offered

is required. Students may challenging thoughts on the integration -

:)_* enroll in more than one course, issue in his speech entitled -
Briefed By Bureau TeamA "
Thomas says.Since "Ego. Each speaker was
to include a fable and some alliteration -
classes in all subjects
Bureau of
Supplies and in this effort.
'
Accounts Personnel Team Corps: Personnel for BuSandA. Will be formed as soon as 10 or
i. Other members of the team more persons are enrolled, persons Speech evaluators were T. A.
made
a one day stop at NAS
Wilkinson Dave Moomaw and
,
were: Comdr. W. B. Farley, Head interested in enrolling in
Jax Friday, February 26. Purpose Frank Dressier. Master Evaluatorwas
of the team's mission Foreign Shore and Afloat Detail any of the courses should register Tom Stringfellow.
Branch, BuSandA; Comdr. W. J. with chief I
here was to brief Supply Thomas at the I&Eoffice
Sheehan, Head Shore Detail Membership will cast votes for
Corps Officers on promotional in Building 955, extension
Branch, BuSandA, and Comdr.D. new officers next Tuesday at Karl
opportunities and billets A. Hempson, Director, Per- 8556. Hellenthal's Restaurant at 18:30.
available to them. .
\\\t;: sonnel Planning Division Bu -
The group was headed by Capt.J. SandA. t..:.:::;" '
C. Heffner, Director of Supply
c/ While aboard the Station, the t y : rf
_
team gave presentations on career '"
planning and how Supply Corps
.
:J" :' b.
VAYYAYhTLJI
: officers detailed. $
: are They also 8
interviewed officers individuallyand
.'.' .'. ',' .. "
answered : :
questions on as-
Corner signments.The .

team is covering the Sixth :
Mrs. Doris Davis, Southeast and Eighth Naval Districts on ;)
Regional Vice-President and Pre- this tour. :

sident of Jax Navy Wives Club

No. 86, was honored at a reception I '

given in the Dewey Park Jax Hosts Study I
; *
Clubhouse Saturday night. (Continued from Page 1)) 4 F

Local club members were group; C. W. Lapierre, executivevice ik '

... pleased for the opportunity to president, General ElectricCo. &i
fete Mrs. Davis. Orders tranfer-, .; Rear Adm. (ret) Paul Lee, ;'

ring her husband to the Ben-, former Chief of Naval Research;

c nington out of San Diego withina Vice i Adm. (ret) Earle Mills,

matter of weeks have just been former Chief of Bureau of Ships;

received by the family. Morrough P. O'Brien, dean of

engineering, of California
University -
Mrs. Davis is expected to re-
; C. R. Soderberg, professorof
turn here in May for the South-

east Regional meeting. The call I engineering, MIT;. T. F. Walk- _., _..n _' ........;>>>:.":;""',>>;""< ;:,,., *'
owicz, aeronautical engineer staff
has gone out and command approval CAREER OPPORTUNITIES-Capt. J. C. Heffner, Directorof
given for use of base of Laurance Rockfeller, executive Supply Corps Personnel, points out possible duty station fora

.......... _. _.'. quarter and mess facilities for secretary of Air Force Scientific Supply Officer. He is head of a BuSandA Personnel Team
.w"' oY"'M' .y.'N. Nn "?
the Advisory Committee; and William that visited the Station recently to acquaint Supply Officers
meeting.
LEADING LADY Yvonne
Webster, president of New from here and surrounding bases with choice of billets and co-
Pain Smith who co-stars with Next meeting of Navy Wives I England Electric System. reer opportunties in the Supply Corps. From left to right:
Li (jg) Duke
Attack Squadron Ventlmiglia 44 in The of Club, March 16, will be a called L Rear Adm. E. W. Grenfell, is Comdr. D. A. Hempson Director Personnel Planning Division,

Gazebo" playing at the Fairfax meeting for purpose of electing; coordinator of the program, BuSandA Comdr. W. J. Sheehan. Head Shore Detail Branch,
Theatre on Herschel St. Mar. a new vice-president to .assist the which has been labeled "Opera- BuSandA CapL Heffner Capt. Kenneth R. Wheeler, NAS Jax
Supply Officer, and Comdr. W. B. Farley, Head of Foreign
11-18. now presiding Mrs. Pearl Smith., tion Poseidon." Shore and Afloat Detail Branch