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: April 7, 1960
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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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Source Institution: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: aleph - 000579555
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notis - ADA7401
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System ID: UF00028307:01306

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Health Drive Successful pS, '

The 1960 Federal Service --- a A .
Fund Raising Campaign for paign concluded March 18. tended a "well done" to all ka. Yq

National Health.Agencies conducted REAR ADM. Kenneth Craig, hands.

by Navy activities in Commander Naval Air Bases Results of the Joint Crusade, 4 4.
the Jacksonville area has been Sixth Naval District and Com- held concurrently with the Na-

declared a success, with a mander Fleet Air Jacksonvillein tional Health campaign, will not
total of $19,109.36 contributed his congratulatory message to be known for sometime, since

by military and civilian per- participating commands cited all Crusade donations have been !? \4\

sonnel of 23 participating hands for their fine effort. dispatched directly to national

units. Co-Chairmen of the Navy- headquarters.

Although only goal establishedwas Duval Steering Committee which AMONG THE heavier command

100 percent participations, spearheaded the campaign, Capt. contributors to the Health cam
the response exceeded expected Nelson M. Head and Charles paign were Fleet Air Jacksonvillewith

monetary return. It 'alsQ exceeded Field, added their congratulations $8,832, NAS Jacksonvillewith : %'

last year's contribution by and gratitude to all unit $5,936 and NAS Cecil Field

over $2,000. The month-long cam chairmen and keymen and ex- (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 5))

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H1f sVol. 100.000th RADAR APPROACH Comdr. L. W. Baldwin.
Jflli: (third from right, in flight suit) a student pilot with VA-44.
... cuts traditional cake as the pilot of the F9F.8T that made the
100.000th Radar Controlled Approach to NAS Jax, an event
which occurred April 1. Joining in the ceremony are, left to
right Comdr. Paul S. Bailer NAS Jax Operations Officer Capt.
Damon W. Cooper. VA-44 commanding officer Walter Moss
ACt the controller who steered Comdr. Baldwin "home";
18 No. 5 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Florida 7 April 1960 Comdr. Baldwin: Lt (jg) Bill SiD nent. VA-44 instructor-pilot.
and Lcdr. G. W. Jones RATCCenter Watch Officer.100OOOth .
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Chapels Slate

Holy WeekObservances .t. LandingMark

Reached HereA

Holy Week will be observed
aboard the Station next week } quick grin of surprise raced across Comdr L. W. Baldwin's -
with tanned face as he stepped into Radar Air Traffic Con-
noonday Protestant med-
itation. Services ., trol Center here. There he was confronted with the job of
are plannedfor
the O&R Auditorium Mon- l performing a traditional Navy task cutting a cake for

day through Thursday.Site an important occasion.This at Fleming Island airstrip.
occasion was the comple-
of the meditations will be tion of RATCC's 100,000th: radar Since then the equipment used

on the second deck, east wing of : approach by' Comdr. Baldwin. for aircraft ground controlled approaches -

the Auditorium, (Bldg. 101-A.) The VA-44 pilot new a F9F8Tto has been vastly im-

Protestant chaplains will lead the m a k e the historic landing, proved.At .

meditation. while Lt, (Jg) BUt Slmmett"wa that time the equipment re.,

MONDAY and Tuesday medi- the instructor pilot.W quired five controllers and only

tations will be from 1105 to 1120 W. MOSS AC1, was the one aircraft could be handled on
while services will be held Wednesday s eb radar controller who controlled final approach at any one time.

and Thursday from 1120 the approach and was on hand to
to 1135. participate in the ceremonies.Lcdr. IN 1947 the unit moved to Lee

St. Edward's Catholic Chapelhas G. W. Jones, RATCC Field at Green Cove Springs. It

scheduled Stations of the Watch Officer, and W. B. Coates, made its move to the present location -

Cross and Benediction of the ACC, RATCC Branch Chief, in October, 1952.Radar approaches -

Blessed Sacrament at 1930 Wed- monitored the approach in the are now controlled in

nesday, Confessions will be heard radar center. the new Center, put into beingin
1959 and located in the Opera-
after the devotions. PREPARING FOR COD TAKEOFF Boxes of cargo are Also at the cake cutting to of-
Mass will be celebrated followed loaded into one of the Station's four F.I Grumman Trader all. fer their congratulations were tions Building.As .

by Reposition of the Blessed craft at it prepares to depart on a Carrier Onboard Delivery Capt. D. W. Cooper, VA-44 com- many as three aircraft can
flight to a ship at sea off the East Coast. Under direction of
Sacrament at 1700 on Holy Lcdr. William Vaughn head COD pilot, the Operations Depart- manding officer, and Comdr. PaulS. be controlled on precision ap-
Thursday with confessions heard ment unit has made some 260 flights since its establishment Bazler, NAS Jax Operations proaches at the same time with
after Mass. over two years ago. Loading cargo into the plane are (left to Officer. the modern RATCC instruments.The .
GOOD FRIDAY Liturgy will right) Lt. Charles Eckerle, George Billings, AMSAN plane cap- WHAT IS now known as RATC-
' tain Charles Roden ADI, Harold Ley, AN and Lt. Arthur Mo- Navy Jax Approach Con-
be conducted at 1500 on Good Center began its existence in 1946
berley. rol handles Instrument Flight
Friday with confessions after-
wards. Good Friday is a day of Rule traffic within RestrictedArea

strict fast and abstinance for all LOCAL GROUP MAINTAINS ACTIVE 161. This area, lying south

Catholics. and west of NAS, is 40 miles east,

Holy Saturday and Easter Sun- COD TRANSPORTATION BUSINESSTo and west and 60 miles north and
day schedule at St. Edward's will
south in size.
be published in next week's Jax most people, ,COD means
S2F hunter-killer used in Vaughn.
All instrument to
Air News. "Cash on Delivery. But to
anti-submarine warfare. DURING A recent one-year
Navy pilots it's "Carrier On- both NAS Jax and NAS Cecil
Meanwhile, Holy Week serv-
COD pilots have flown about period, they were credited with
ices are being planned for All board Delivery, a vital seg- 260 runs since its organization, carrying,more than 15,500 poundsof Field and all IFR aircraft operating -

Saints' Chapel Tuesday, Wednes- ment of the Station's air sup- providing logistic air supportfor mail to aircraft carriers op- within the area are handled

day and 'Thursday beginning at port to the fleet. the fleet. The COD unitis erating on the East Coast, and by RATCCenter.
1930 each evening. Communionwill Two years ago there were only in charge of Lcdr. William (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 2))
be observed at the Holy two Navy squadrons on the East

Thursday service. Coast flying-Fasron assigned Three the job at Norfolk of COD, In Prizes HereThe DAY CAMP IN
A three-hour service is sched- $10,000
Va., and Fasron Six at NAS Jax.
uled for Good Friday at All NURSERY PLANS
Saints', from noon to 1500. Tra- THE NAS JAX COD unit, which committee charged with conducting the Navy Relief
for ?
ditional Easter Sunrise Service is celebrated its second anniversarylast fund raising campaign for 1960 at NAS Jax has revealed that Making plans summer
is includethe
Here to
also slated at the Station's foot- Nov. 8, was organized in 1957as $10,000 worth of prizes will be awarded to lucky contributorsto something

ball stadium; more on this next part of Fasron Six. When the the campaign. younger set.
The Navy Nursery
week. Fasron outfit was decommissionedon Although the annual call for funds will not begin until
aboard the Station is preparingto
(Schedule of Palm Sunday June 30, 1959, the COD unit May 4, the NAS committee is getting an early start in the offer a summer-full of fun
was TAD to the Flag Administration its .
campaign personnel.To
services on Page 6.) among and learning for children from
Unit of ComFair Jax. Four be given away as prizes will be a 1960 convertible, a
4 to 12 of age.
months later the outfit became 1960 boat-motor-trailer unit and list years
compact car, a a
BC-BS Is Due Among the plans a day
Payment of NAS Jax Operations De-
part of other wonderful prizes. Actual prizes will be announcednext If Interest
camp program.
Blue Cross-Blue Shield policy partment.The week.
is shown, plans can be
holders are reminded that unit with four To be win of the
prem- operates eligible to one prizes, a person only materialized to set the ball
ium payments are due April propeller-driven Grumman Trad- need to donate to the Navy Relief drive. The fee is 50 cents rolling after school is out.

11-12. ers, an eight passenger plane plus and each 50 cent contribution brings you closer to the prizes. Further information can be

Payments may be made by pilot, co-pilot and plane captain. There will be no limit on donations. obtained at the Nursery on
check or money order, but cash The unit's< F-ls are the Navy's Further details will be published as soon as they are Child St.
cannot be accepted. passenger version of the famed received.


I 7 April i

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JAX AIR NEWS....... .__ _

dfI ,{: WSNAS Passover FeastObservance

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Capt. James R. Reedy.............................................................. Commanding Officer At CongregationsReligious
Comdr. Robert Nelson ....................?.......... .....................................Executive Offltcr
NAB Six; Fleet Air Jacksonville services In observ '. >r.4.4 .;Rrp,''

Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig ........,....,......................,................................... Commander ance of the Feast of Passover will :;
Capt. Greyiton H. Weber .......%.............................................. Chief of Staff, FalrJ.1CCapt. be held in Jacksonville syna-
Nation M. Head Chief of Staff, NAB Six
Fleet Air Wing Eleven gogues. t L_ _
Capt. Robert M. Milner .............,.....................................?....................... Commander Services for beginning of Pass
Capt. Charles L lambing .....:...................................................... Chief Staff Officer over are: i: ;
Naval Air Technical Training Center Congregation Ahaveth Chesed
Capt. Robert J. ,

Comdr. Gerald R.Fleming Pearson .........................................................Commanding... Executive Officer Officer (Reform), St. Johns Ave. and _____
Naval Hospital Mallory St. (Riverside), EV

Capt. Alton C. Abernethy....................................................... Commanding Officer 8-2673; Rabbi, Rev. Dr. SidneyM.
Cept. John G. Feder ...............\...........,............................................, Executive Officer Lefkowitz. Service Monday,

Cepf. FI H. Holt ...................................NARTU..................................... Commanding Officer April 11, at 1800 with Congregational -
Comdr. H. Hudglna .............,....,................,-............ 'Executive Officer Seder at. 1900:. Tuesday. at
1100. JO: <'i:;:...,.., 'Bi nl' 111i1! 1 II' _
Printed commercially with noivepproprlated fund In Jacksonville, Florida at no Jewish Center Synagogue (Con. LEADERSHIP SCHOOL HONORMAN Gaining honorsas
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-95 Rev. July 1958. ) top graduate of the recent graduating class of the ComFairJax
servative, Third and Silver Sts.
Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jacksonville, Counselor/Interviewer School is A. A. Alexander Jr., (right)
Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Center Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air (Springfield), EL 6-1504; Rabbi, YN2, of VX-l. Classes are held at the school on such subjects as
Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hoipital. Dr. Sanders A. Tofield.
Benefits, Social Security, Contingency Option Pay and Allow.
Service Information .... ,
Officer '1. Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnli Jr. ,
Benefits, Medicare
Assistant Services Monday at 1830 and ances, Seavey-Shorvey, VA Sur
Service Information
Officer Andrew H.
Planey vivors' Benefits, Fleet Reserve and Leadership. Presenting Alex.
1030 and 1830.
Editor-Gordon Robbie Spencer Tuesday at 0830,
; Staff Reporters-Mae J02; Gene Hagan, JOSN; is Lcdr. J. L. Mayer of ComFairJax.
ander's certificate
Sam Bowman, SA. Photogrepher-Roicoe Carter, PH3. Congregational Seder at 1900.
The Jax Air Newt It a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material Services Wednesday at 0830 and
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit it given. Photographs, 1030. More Ideas
unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographs. Leadership
Editorial office located In Room 230, Main Administration Building. Phone extensions Eta Chaim Synagogue (Ortho.

8164, 656, 272 or 216. dox), 5864 Love Grove Road, (S- i Written Counselor

ysn; "}'a side) EX 8-3495; Rabbi Jack By
Goldman. Service at 1800 Mon-

day, with Congregation Seder at (Following is another essay on leadership written by an honor-

3,:.,i:5f : 1900. Services Tuesday at 0730 man of a recent graduating class at the ComFair Jax Counselor/

and 1800 and Wednesday at Interviewer School. Author of this essay is A. A. Alexander Jr.

0730. YN2, of VX-1.)

Home hospitality may be ob- Leadership to me is a petty officer's ability to acquire the

: tained by phoning the congrega- faith, trust and loyalty of his subordinates to a degree that

tions. Matzahs may be obtainedby any task completed in a minimum of time and to the greatest -
:1 calling EV 8-2673. Services for efficiency. -

Qr close of Passover will be listedin A PETTY officer, in order tobe problems and be ready for the

next week's Air News. rapidly changing methods and
a leader, must avail himself of
jobs required of the U. S. Navy if
the latest techniques and'meth-
ods to be applied in any task. He we are to train our younger men
Y4 A Admiral Welsh To and instill in them the idea that
{ must ready to learn and to
y4 pass on his knowledge to those in they are tomorrow's leaders.

Inspect At CenterRear his charge.To They must be made to realize

be a leader he must know that to them passes the task of
Admiral David J. Welsh,
the job himself. maintaining control of the seas.
Chief i of Naval Air Technical
The petty officer should have and keeping America ready to
Training, will conduct an Admin-
personal knowledge of his
istrative/Material Inspection at withstand the assault of aggres-
their hobbies
religion, capabilities -
> .y+v!Z '.f NATTCenter during next week. and limitations. He should sors at anytime and, above all.

On the afternoon of April 12, know the name of every man in preserving the peace that we all

I the Advanced inspection party his charge and use the man's desire and work for each day.

...... _w ..... ._._._....n._---. __ .n.mmmn..nu.u......., will begin by inspecting the Ad- name, not "Hey you!"
HANDY SERVICE Is provided local servicemen and wo- I ministrative, Medical and Per-
men by the staff at Sixth Naval District Transportation Officeat sonnel Departments of the Center A PETTY OFFICER must at all FLIGHT MANUALIS
the Main Gate. Claude Cathey, (left) airlines representative, times show the respect due his
hands William Swanson of O&R, (center) an airlines ticket for seniors and superiors. He must at
Connecticut while M. M. Mowbray. ADC, of VA-44 gets his Admiral Welsh will arrive with all times REPRINTEDThe
tickets for Norfolk and makes MATS reservation for transportation his party the following day to and present a neat, clean Navy All Weather
to the Roosevelt in the Mediterranean area.. Some 1,550 hold personnel and barracks inspection ship-shape appearance.A .
tickets were Issued and reservations made by the office duringa the leader is a petty officer who Flight Manual is being
recent month.Business. morning of April 14. available to'civilian pilots by
requires his men to be efficient
Personnel inspection will be know the Federal Aviation Agencyat
followed]] by a pass-in-review. All their tasks and do a job a cost of $3.50.

Booming At 6ND enlisted personnel will then return completely and barely and acceptable.not hap-hazardly He should FAA officials describe the

I to barracks and stand by be able to manual as one of the most
show he has the knowledge
Transportation Office tion.their lockers for locker inspec. and ability himself: In- complete textbooks on instrument

short, he should flying now in print.
"Business is booming," says E. A. Tanner, head of the Sixth "Practice what
c ,. he preaches." The book is available at the
I Naval District Transportation Office here. "Our new location has

been a definite asset in aiding the business. But we still have a A good petty officer and leader Government Printing Office
ClassifiedFer Washington 25 D.C. according
in ,
few calls a day from people who don't realize the services we the modern Navy must be cap. ,

provide," he continued.The able of understanding complex to the FAA.
771 bus reservations and 42
Transportation Office Rent
MATS reservations.The 2-Bdrm unfurn apt, kit equip, water
ed into its new location in Build-
busy office handles the garbage picked up. $65 per mo.
ing 13 at the Main Gate in Feb- technical control of all passenger 4273 Baltic St. (Ortega) Call EV 95326.
ruary. It is the 80th office of its 30 foot trailer, 1-Bdrm, double couch,
travel, inbound and outbound.IT .
prlv, reasonable
type authorized by BuPers. rent. Call SP 11360.
SERVES NAS Jax and ten- 3-Bdrm hit, near school & Cecil Field.
DURING the month of Febru- ant activities, NAS Cecil Field lake Shore. Phone EV 9-4911.

ary, which had only 20 working and ships home-ported at May- 5-Rm hse...5952 For Park Sal.St. Call EV 8-5529

days, 661 commercial airlines I port. It also issues travel requestsand 3-Bdrm, 11 bath, GI 4V4%, $65 mo 7 .. 4
tickets were sold while Navy- tickets for groups traveling Immed occup fenced yard. 3807 Rendal

men made 80 rail reservations, under orders from NS Green Dr.1-2449., Cedar Hills, fair equity. Call $P.

Hour TomorrowAt Cove Springs and NAS Sanford. Partially furn hse, cor lot, will also ex
The office is set up primarily change or rent. 621 N. 4th St. Jax Beh.

NATTCenter Library for the benefit of servicemen Call CH 9-4196. on Zoned busineit.
This; 'n' That
whether they are being trans-
Children and parents are invited Party finding lady's beige Jacket and
ferred or going on leave, said hand bag at CPO Men (Open) on nightof
to Story Hour scheduled for Claude Cathey, Airlines repre- March, 26 please call EV 45760.,

tomorrow (Friday) at 1630 in the sentative. "That's our job aid Ride wanted from the vicinity of Ap-
NATTCenter Library.Mrs. pleton Ave. and lake Shore Blvd. to NAS.
to the serviceman he continued.
Hrs 0800 to 1630. Call EV 7.1619 or ext
Frances Bounds Child-
Here transportation requestsfor
ren's Librarian of the Jackson- A
airlines, bus and train ticketsare Riders wanted-To Panama City for the t

ville Public Library, will be guest made up and tickets issued weekend of 23 and 24 April. Share ex :,,L :. .. ,. .
Phone EV
teller. pentei. 8-0747 from 0800 --
story for all orders. In addition, local to HEAD NAVY jSTlLB dY
1630 d.ily..Aak for Jerry. WIVES-CpB Mrs. (cen-
ter Club
Prior to story hour, there will personnel going on leave or liberty Trade Equity-Nice house In Corpus sponsor, E Ur'u coffet during a Navy Wives Club officials -
meeting at
be an exhibition of 40 new books can secure airline tickets Christ!, Tex., near NAS, 3 bdrm, bath, gar, Mrs. Joyce Len, (left) is newly
donated by the NATTCenter Of- and make reservations for other red wood fence, patio. Desire equity In (Mhl22TldMt) The Club No. 86 and Mrs. Kenneth Smith
house lot, house trailer, car or boat In Club's latest
ficers' Wives Club. carriers. this area. Call SP 15635. AwdSfiSSL01 clothes for orphans of PeS&IKahiteTedI


7 April 1960 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

I Dummy Polaris I In First Underwater Firing Success I With TheToastmasters

The first successful underwater
firing of a full-scale dummy Po- siles. a few feet, a buoyant instrument general appearances when fully

laris missile occurred from the POLARIS missiles will be shotto package was ejected from the assembled. It also simulates all

fleet ballistic missile submarineUSS the surface by compressed air nose and came back to the water Polaris launch characteristics, The, Navy Jax Officers Toast-

George Washington at sea before solid fluid rocket enginesare by parachute. such as weight center of gravityand masters Club 546 held its semi-
annual installation of officers
pitch moment of inertia. at
ignited. ANOTHER instrument package
near Groton Conn.
late last
the 'O' Club last Thursday night.
month. Countdown procedures aboard remained on the "Dolphin," THE DUMMY missiles, designed -
New officers are: Lt. Col. Wil-
THE "DOLPHIN" shot, as the the atomic powered George which is designed to fall back for launching system testingand liam P. Mitchell, president; Lt
Launch and Training Vehicle Washington, the Navy's first and float after going a few feet
crew training, carry neither (jg) W. E. "Bing" Crosby, educa-
(LTV) is known, proved that the Polaris-firing submarine, were into the air. tional
vice-president W. E. Fra-
walrhead fuel. have ;
compressed air launching systemis the same as if the dummy had The "Dolphin" was the same nor They ser, administrative vicepresident -

capable of performing its mis- been an actual missile. diameter and overall length of previously been used in tests off ; Ltjg( ) J. R. Lawson, secre-

sion in firing actual Polaris mis- After clearing the surface by the Polaris and resembles it in the southern California coast. tafy; Lcdr. K. R. Chapman, treas-

"" ,", ''c. ,,.. urer, and Capt. G. O. Hansen,
Career ForumTo sergeant-at-arms.

.1 1' rJr"; 1'B e *

Highlight r. ."_'.".,,,.".,".' It was installation of officers

m., time again at last Thursday's

Library WeekLibrary ?pV' j',,11, ,:, ,_, meeting of MarNav 2280 Toast-
> masters Club. New officials were
Eleven girls and nine boys were welcomed
Week which ends Sat- 2 4: installed by Area secretary How-
Into the world at the Naval Hospital -
urday, will be highlighted locally I recently. ard Vaughan.
: They are: Bill Kellogg, presi-
tomorrow (April 8) area 4
librarians present a Career For- $ : Born March 11 were Elite Marie to Lt. dent; Wally Miller, educational
and AArt. Walter Matthes, and
Cynthia vice-president Phil Burnham
Auditorium ; ,
um at :.t. ;r Darlene, to Gerold Wilfong, AA, and administrative vice-president;
Building 563, at 1930.
Mrs. Wilfong. Scott Christopher Will born Hal Higgins
secretary, George
The Jacksonville-Duval County
Library Week Commiteee is March 12 to Pfc. and Mrs. Raymond Martin Foster, treasurer, and Bill Col-

Jr. lins, sergeantatarms.Jerry .
sponsoring the event. All high fs
Three tiny tots were born March 13. Huskin controlled the
school and college students and
They were Harlan Taylor, to Lt. and Mrs. Table Topics and Frank Schatzlewas
interested individuals are invitedto
William Jennings; Gretchen Yvonne, to toastmaster. New membersare
David Gray, BM3, and Mrt. Gray, and Joe Parham and Bob Stafford.
THE FORUM will begin with a
Sonya Yvonne, to Pfc. and Mrt. Wallace Frank Heron gave his first
visit to the NATTCenter. Library.
Arnold. speech, "How I Became Inter-
R. J. Fleming, NATTCenter -
Capt. Born March 14: Elizabeth Ann, to ltg([ ) ested in Electronics," while i
commanding officer, will officially -
and Mrt. Ronald Jackson Frederick Anthony Manny Morrow gave his No.2

welcome the of group.the ___<"'''''_'>__..,,_ ._",,"'_"'OS_._ to Walter Bednartkl, AE1, and Mrt.Bednartkl speech, "Welcome." Wally Miller
The first speaker even-
READYING FOR HURRICANE SEASON Although the and Karen Suzanne, to Henry won speaker of the evening honor
ing will be Harry Brinton, Di- 1959 hurricane season concluded four months ago, local VW-4 Harris, AD2, and Mrs. Harrli. with his No. 8 speech, "How Do
rector, Jacksonville Public Li. personnel continue to work, preparing for the 1960 season which Patricia Evelyn Will born March 15 to You See It?"
brary. He will discuss library ad- opens June 15. Much work is needed to successfully prepare the
ministration.Miss Hurricane Hunter's men and aircraft for the forthcoming season. Theo Benn, HM1 1, and Mrs. Benn, and Bill Hood was general evaluator
Reassembling a main landing gear after a service change are Julia Ann was born to Lt. and Mrs Lewis with individual critics being Kel-
June Lamb, librarian at (from left) William Moore and Gordon Alcorn, both civilian Morrison.. logg, Bill Collins and Foster.
Jammes Road School, will pre- representatives of Lockheed Aircraft Corp., George Foster, ADI. C e e"Unique"
sent the library situation at ele- J. C. Forbes AMI, James Smith, AM3, and Stanley Greene, Newcomers of March 16 Included) Peg
ADI.'Off. Anita, to Sgt. and Mrs. JImmIe Milton; is the best way to
mentary schools. Gregory Alan, to George King, AE1, end describe Navy Civilian Toastmas-
LAKE SHORE Junior High Mrs. King James Johnathan, to Robert ter's session Tuesday at KarlHellenthal's
School librarian, Mrs. Cleo Nick- Season' Months
Adams, EN2, and Mrs. Adams; Ruth
ens, will discuss junior and sen- Table Topics master Tom
Frances, to Robert Peterson, AEC, end
ior high school libraries. Mrs. Peterson, and Patrick James, to Stringfellow opened the session

Ray Rowland, librarian at Jack- Busy Ones For VW4Four Lawrence McCrann, DK3, and Mrs. Mc- with a challenge to the members'

sonville University, is slated to Crann. ability of expression. Each recitedhis

discuss the college library.For months ago, Airborne Early Warning Squadron Four St. Patrick's Day gift of March 17 topic signifying gladness,

the Navy, Miss lone Nel- Four's "Hurricane Hunters" ended an extremely busy -hurricane Included: Sandra Annette, to Kenneth then sadness and anger. Althoughthe

son of NATTCenter will'speak on season. Their primary mission-to organize, developand Perkins, EM2, and Mrs. Perkins; Scott response was good, there

the organization of the service maintain a tactical unit designated to exploit the capa- Allen, to Sgt. and Mrs. Howard Hudspeth; were no outstanding candidatesfor

library. bilities of assigned early warning aircraft pertaining to Steven Gerald, to Ensign and Mrs. Bob the Little Theatre.

THE FORUM will end with a weather reconnassance-seemed ended for six months. Jones, and David Bruce, to Lt. and Mrs. The speakers' roster, for the
first time, turned out to be "doc-
True enough, their hurricane --- Chandler Pauling.
visit to the N A S Library in
around the "
Building 3 where refreshmentswill hunting was concluded for the country. e tors night, with Dr. Dave Moo-

be served. next six months. But even this is These are busy men-proud of WHAT SHALL WE NAME THE maw, Dr. Max Suter and Dr. Paul

Navy librarians assisting in the only partially true since the com- their squadron and its service to BABY A delightfully; useful the Mori audience featured.into, Moomaw lulled with
ing months were to be filled the of hurricane in volume! Names for boys and girls
forum are: Mrs. Margaret Clees, people areas "The Dread Disease" and
with simulated hurricanes for pro-
Mainside; Miss Nelson, NATT- which early hurricane warningcan give derivation and meanings. ceeded to tell about the human
training new men.
Center, and Mrs. Janet Rug, LAST NOVEMBER 30, the Fleet be given. Borrow it from the library."MEEOWWCHI" bore; Suter delivered an im-

Naval Hospital. Hurricane Forecast Facility in promptu, the subject of which

Miami secured the hurricane %: was given to him 30 minutes
prior to his
"panic button" which had sent I speech.
E His i
the Hurricane Hunters scurryinginto <.f topic "The Most Interest-
ing Meal I Have Ever Eaten"
the Gulf or the Caribbean on
r"r' turned out to be
mat numerous occasions to investi- an adventure

gate tropical disturbances.But i?o ova '' ,,/y Y,f frr through Europe, while Mori offered -
tips on maintaining a
then VW-4's work was youthful outlook in "Keeping
really beginning. The 1959 hur- ( : Young."

ricane season had to be analyzed, Jfri'y

The Jax Air News' Welcome corrections and improvementshad TOASTMASTER'S HANDBOOK

Mat is extended to eight white- to be made, aircraft service This book's a "must" for all

"hats who recently checked in for changes made, a technical train- Toastmasters. Borrow it from the

duty aboard NAS Jax. ing program had to be continuedand Station library today!

On March 17, John Connaugh- safety and survival had to be 1:

Mass., reported lived day and night.
ton, AK2, of Roxbury, Moscow Life On
from VW-4, while Lucious THE LOCALLY-BASED squadron Display

Harmon, PN2, of Douglasville, is often called upon for area i At B&PW Club Meeting

Ga., checked in from NAS Bar- surveillance flights ,to help clear $ Life in Moscow will be the

bers Point, Hawaii. test areas. They also provide air- 44 i ( /; topic at a meeting of the River-

Six men arrived March 21 borne platforms for checking side Business and Professional

James Reese, AK2, of Asheville, electronic gear aboard destroyers, Women's Club April 13 at 2030 in

N.C, from USS Randolph (CVS- submarines and other surface [ the Cumberland Road Civic Cen-

15)) ; John Getha Jr, of Misha- craft. ter on Park Street.

waka, Ind, from NAS Ream Special projects, such as "Op- George Register, one of five'

Field, Calif; Billy Stevens, AC2, eration Skyhook" and other fleet Jacksonville men who represented -

of Dyer, Tenn, from NAS Olathe, operations always seem to come Not only humans cringe at sight of a this city at the American
Kans Lloyd Poole, AK3, of Salis- up to help round out those "off" doctor's needle, so "Hot Point," pretty black cat belonging to Exposition in Moscow last year,
; N.C from NAS Norfolk, months, However, the load never Comdr. B. L. McCreery, NAS Jax ,Assistant Supply Officer will show slide pictures of life
bury, needn't be concerned about its apprehensions. Dr. Bernard in
for these the Russian .
to get too heavy capitol.All
Va; Billy Wiley, DN, of Decatur, seems Marks of a local animal clinic administers rabies shot to the feline -
Miss, from NTC San Diego, Calif, men, because'last year they play- while Lt. Col. Duane Fultz, commanding officer of the Ma- military and civilian per-
and Leon Sperling Jr, AN, from ed host to 14,000 visitors and pro- raine Barracks, holds the cat. All pets aboard the Station must sonnel are Invited to attend the

NAS Willow Grove, Pa. vided many static displays receive a rabies inoculation and be reregistered each year. public meeting.


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7 April 1960

CIVIL SERVICE 'JT' ; ; ) 7j j

News In ReviewCivil 1ft


Service Asking'Equality' talked about for years. '
However, in view of the other
For Retirees employee bills awaiting action on
From the announcement that Capitol Hill, the 30-year retire- : : 51
on' : CIt'
hearings the so-called retired
ment measure appears to have no M : {
pay equalization bill for military chance of passage this year.
personnel were slated to begin }!
this week before the House e:
Armed Services Committee Arguments For Pay &tlc
1! (
disclosure that the Senate Post Raise Gains GroundThe f f

Office and Civil Service Com- House Post Office and } l

mittee is also looking into the Civil Service Committee plans to '{' .Y., P
possibility of retired equalizationpay end hearings on a postal and ((1LUB S
for Civil Service classified employee pay raise o

Bills to provide Civil Service within the next week or so. A
retired pay on the latest scales' What are chances of a pay raise \'

have been introduced before, but I this year? Pretty good, if one is

up until now little considerction to believe all that is written _, _. _................ ..... .m........___.._____ rl1
has been given to them. about the hearings. CENTURY CLUB PROVES POPULAR banking pilots of Attack Squadron 35 when the S
An equalization bill for Civil More than 400 federal em- unit was aboard the USS Saratoga are Lt (jg) T. Wairond. (front left) and Ensign W. Clair (front,
right) while Li. J. Marshall and Ensign J. Hebbe hold the "Century Club" sign. Comdr. H. W.
Service people would not be ployees from all over the coun- Foote, VA.35 commanding officer, (holding "V") and Lcdr. H. P. Maulden, executive officer, (hold- I I
based just on the latest pay scale try are in Washington this week ing "A"), each have over 500 carrier landings. Holding the numbers "3" and "5" are double centur-
but on the latest five-year aver- for a pay raise rally sponsoredby ions Lt (jg) R. Inman and Lt (jg) A. Marks. Remainder of the Black Panther's pilots each have
age for an individual's grade.; the AFL-CIO Government over 100 carrier landings. The group as a whole represents some 3500 landings. c

Civil Service retired pay is nor- Employees Council. Total mem- a
mally based on the "highfive"that bership in the Council is over ;' : New Amphibious
is, the average man's salary 600,000.As {If HOW TO GEJ" YOUR f,

over the five years of his highest expected, the Administration t& Warfare TacticsUndergoing <
average. is opposing a pay raise in c1J 5' ABSENTEE BALLOT ft st't,

For example, if an employee the hearings. It wants a long t,
retired in 1951 and his latest five range study and revision of all Test
federal (Since 1960 is a big election year and many local servicemenand I
years were his best earning pay systems.But their wives may wish{ to 'vote by absentee ballot, the Jax Air The largest U. S. Atlantic Fleet
years, his retired pay would be most committee members News outlines state.by-state information on how these ballots maybe amphibious assault exercise of bt bo
based on his average pay for the appear to favor some moderate I obtained. The series continues next w ek.) AO' _. the year, and first of its kind
raise around the five ARKANA5 Requirement age 21, state
years 1946-51. Under the or since
pro- 1958, began March 22 and ir
posed bill his retired pay wouldbe six percent bracket.In Primary July 26, for governor, resident 1 year, county 90 days, is continuing this week.

recomputed on the average presenting his argument Congress, state, local officials, precinct 54 days. About 40,000 Navymen and P U!
pay for his grade for the years William Doherty, chairman of the legislative proposals. Runoff Aug. Registration permanent if votedin Marines are participating in the
1955-60. AFL-CIO Council and presidentof 9, General Nov. 8, president, last election. huge exercise off the Virginiaand
the National Association of constitutional amendment. COLORADO j
Cost of the first year of opera- North Carolina coasts.
tion of an equalization bill for Letter Carriers said that private Requirements Age 21, state Primary Sept. 13 nominates porting them are 40 ships and C
Civil Service would be $200 mil- Industry employees have had resident 1 year, county six members of Congress, state, local amphibious craft and Navy and s
lion. The cost over the life of total raises of 63 percent since months precinct 30 days, poll tax candidates. General Nov. 8, pre- Marine Corps air
such a ,bill-that Is, through the 1948 compared to only 34 percentfor (waived for servicemen). Regis-' sident, other nominees.RequirementsAge ,/ The operation is power., designed to
life expectancy of all those now most federal employees. Gov- tration not required. 21, state help maintain combat efficiencyof
on the retired rolls-would be ernment employees, it was pointed ,Absentee vote allowed anyone. resident one year, county 90 days, the Amphibious Forces in
close to $2 billion. out, contribute 7.2 percent of Post card from servicemen, letter precinct 15 days.Registration keeping with their role as a force-
i their pay for fringe benefits from others. Apply county, clerk permanent if I in-readiness. It's under commandof
30-Year Retirement while the average employee in 60 days before election (post voted last election, allowed by Vice Adm. George C. Towner
private industry contributes ,only card) or 90 days (letter), ballot post card with ballot application Commander ;
Amphibious Force,
Being SponsoredA 4.5 percent. by election day. for all service-connected and Atlantic Fleet.

bill to permit retirement of Doherty said the government's CALIFORNIAPresidential families. Marines have stormed ashoreat

Federal and 'postal workers after predictions for future economic primary June 7 Absentee vote for anyone, post Onslow Beach, N. C. as other
30 years service on full annuities, growth are encouraging but whatit for nominees and convention delegates card to county clerk 90 days to ground troops are flown by heli-

regardless of age, had been spon- will mean is prosperity "for members of Congress, noon Saturday before election copter to seize the New River
sored by Rep. Multer, (D) of everyone in the U. S. except the state officials, general Nov. 8 for day. Ballot 30 days to 5:00: p.m. Air Facility, N.C. in a demonstration
N.Y. This is a bill that has been federal employee." all nominees. election day. -
of the
Corps' concept of ver-
For Noise Abatement CONNECTICUT tical envelopment.
Effort Primaries be scheduled
may Vertical envelopment is the
I I after conventions to challenge most significant of recent am-
JET NOISE FILM BEING SHOT HEREThe I candidates. General Nov. 8 for phibious warfare developments.It .

president, state and national leg- utilizes troop-carrying<< helicopters -
Aircraft Dept. islators.
to hurdle the strongly de-
conference room has taken on vx k7wrsMyssx;;e;y.i. Requirements-Age 21, state fended beach area.

aspects of a sound stage with the resident one year, town six ... .._---._. _.. ---..-.....-.....
arrival of a movie crew. The \ rt months, able to read Constitutionin I :"':",--:"'-" :+. ';.-. ; "' ; ?':f"\
crew, from Audio Productions in English, good moral character, $'
New York, will be in the area sound mind, oath of admission.
for two weeks producing a film.on Registration-Permanent, post "fi 7'

noise abatement. I / cards from servicemen, Merchant ,

FIVE NAVYMEN have become Marines; others in person. ';,'
part-time actors and are appear- Absentee voting allowed any- : ;

ing in the film along with pro- one. Post card application from ::-

fessional actors. all service-connected people and ..

The film) .titled "Search for families to clerk of municipalitywithin : ,'
Silence" (MN-8958) will explain two months of election. c

what the Navy is doing to reduce Ballot by day before election, or S ., t tI
noise nuisance from jet aircraft. election day if Monday. \ } I

One of the aims of the movieis DELAWARE c
to show the public that the Primary Aug. 20 for county Jl Navy is continually working in officers, others by conventionwith C
cooperation with communities in primary only if contested.
the search for silence.IT -- --=- General Nov. 8 for president, .
MOVIE PRODUCTION Director Frank Beckwlih.ihic( : { .I w MIMW J;!
IS A Navy Information Film from left, standing) of Audio Productions gives pointers to governor, members of Congress, :
Narymen and professional actors of of "Search state officials.
being produced by Audio Pro- cast For Silence ;4
ductions for the Office of Infor- ," a film on noise abatement being produced aboard the Requirements-Age 21, state
Station. Interior shots are being taken in the conference room resident one year, county three ae.a} w}
mation. of Aircraft Maintenance Department. The film will tell what the months {,A nY
precinct 20
Jacksonville was chosen as the Navy is doing to reduce Jet noise nuisance at communities located days, read :3P
Constitution in English, write
location as it offers all the best near name.

elements to demonstrate need for community groups concerned IsComdr.. Bart Slattery from Registration permanent if voted fa n

the film to show what the com- with noise abatement. Chinfo. regularly and not moved, allowed ,
munity and the Navy can do to Navy personnel appearing in raw 3 {'tu
FRANK BECKWITH of Audio by post card with ballot applica-
reduce noise through cooperativeeffort. the film Bill SITTING AND PRETTY _
are: AEC, tion for service-connected
Productions is film director.; Lcdr.R. people The upcoming flick
AMD; Les Pierce, MRC, AMD and "Rachel
; spouses; all others in
Cade" won't lack
A. Clark of Naval Photo- person. for eye ap-
The film will be distributed Lcdr. Ken Chapman, NATTCenter Absentee vote allowed only in peal, what with smouldering
Navywide and will be availablefor graphic Center Is the Navy pro- ; Lcdr. Mac Bailey, VA-44, general elections. Post cards to Angie Dickinson starring. She's
TV showing and showing to ducer and the technical advisor and Rex Hocking, GFl, AMD. county any time before election. said to have the shapeliest legs
since Dietrich. Any arguments?


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April 1960 JAX AIR NEWS Page 5

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Packed Field ., 6791h VA-44
\: ;: 4 ,

Looms For ..: ,.:: : :::'" FAW-11 Pacing

IM Softball ) ., .> 1\ RacesForfeited
i j, ..':" : ',' I, j ; 't <. Bowling

Some' 19 teams have signed up :;>' matches and teams
, for play in Mainside intramural ; < > dropping from competition was '
: softball leagues with the start of } an unhealthy feature of Mainside

competition 11 days away. ; intramural bowling leagues last .

I Softball diamonds spread ::! : i week.

throughout Mainside areas are Aircraft Maintenance, 'which
: to be busy once the
expected s'
'v.a\' : ;}r4}. currently leads in the race for the
ti:<: ?
season gets underway April 18. 3 :' .tJ., Winter-Spring leg of the new

Signing for play were the fol- <:tY '[ ?.., }t54 4sx; : [ronman Trophy, startled bowl-
lowing units: defending cham- .i ; ) ;f. ing competitors by dropping from

pion VAP-62, FAETU, MATRD, further play, along with Patrol

Supply, VU-10, VW-4, Hospital, (I4 Squadron 16.
O&R, Infirmary, Marine Barracks,
: j : The Maintenancemen were in
:: Administration, Operations and __
the Continental League while
{: VA-35. o __
; VP-16 was a member of the Na-
Also, Aircraft Maintenance, tional League.
j Public Works, 679th Air Force
Squadron, VP-16 and Disbursing. The Hornets of VA-44, with an
attractive 19-1 slate, pace the
The Jacksonville Recreation American League, followed by

Department, meanwhile, an- Special Services' always potent

nounces that any team from the t: f ... ..... .. yY entry, holder of a 19-5 mark.
o ;iT. p; te : }
is welcome to in '}
Station compete tt
'1.r ,. ,
any of its 15 leagues.A i ,, ":' i.:' .. : vvias.... ,,.2a S'? ., l:.:}: : ::'w The 679th Air Force held on to
JAX NAVY CREW In only its second season of competition, the Jax Navy crew is whip. Its Continental League lead,
$50 entry fee and $10 forfeit ping itself into formidable fighting shape. The group looked good in earlier appearances. drop. downing Disbursing, 3-1, to hike
ping two decisions to the JU sweep-swingers while winning verdict from
fee are required from each a College. They
Its margin to 21-7. Second-place
The latter fee will be travel to Rollins College Saturday. Kneeling are coach Jim Anderson, coxswain Bob Walker and
squad. returned sponsor Lt. Col. William P. Mitchell. Rear, Rodney Williams, Dick Wisenbaker, Joe Essmyer Jerry Hospital won a forfeit victory
at end of the season if the I Bowers Harry Klein, Duane Furst. Jim Kirkland and Hugh Dundee. from Aircraft Maintenance.
team has no forfeits.
>tt : r.s. ....tt FAW-11, in front of the Na-
Intramural softball umpires are 4 Flier Baseball tional League chase with a 16-8

t badly needed at Mainside because Jk4r r I mark, was inactive last week
f' of the 24 games a week scheduled Nine while Administration
;y4 Y..M3 x 56a txaia/ya } ., k Holding runner-up
t to be played. Anyone interested y } gained a win via the forfeit route

t in umpiring softball, a job that from VP-16.
pays $3.50 a game, should contact Daily DrillsThe

t the Athletic Director in Bldg. 3. 1
Jax Navy Fliers, who will
' Meetings are being held every MAINTENANCE MEN return to varsity baseball action I SHORT "I
I Tuesday at 1100 in the Athletic this year after a two-year respite

i Office and anyone interested are busy conducting their CHIPSMaintenance

should attend. version of spring training with
daily drills at Mason Field. Jax golf course are slated to

I LL AUXILIARYSETS taking an active part in both intramural and varsity Frank McCaffrey, starting his change the contour of No. 17

sports, athletes of Aircraft Maintenance, the newest NAS Jax llth season at 'the reins, reports green to a temporary green.

DRAWINGThe department, are putting in a strong bid for the first leg on positions are still open on the After this green is completed

Ladies Auxiliary of the the Mainside Ironman Trophy. club with personnel interested in the crew will move to greens 2,

Navy Jax Little League has The trophy, dubbed Ironman place Hospital 1, helped by a competing for a berth welcomedto 6, 13, 10 and 4, in that order. De-
planned a drawing for the lea- IV, is put up for grabs on a semi- championship in basketball holds attend any of the daily ses- tails on how these greens will
gue's opening day, April 30. annual basis with the unit faring 850 points. sions which start at 1530. be changed are to be posted in

The group will begin taking best in Mainside intramural The standings for first three Some 45 candidates answeredthe the clubhouse.

donations, at 50 cents a ticket sports for a six-month period months: first bell March 28 but vol. All play will be on temporary
and three for one dollar, start winning a leg on the coveted sil- untary drops have pared the list greens by May 1. The regular

ing tomorrow (Friday.) I verware. I A/C Maintenance .................................1015VW.J of hopefuls to about 32. greens, which are to be planted
First prize will be a portableTV POINTS ARE given for mere ....._._"......_.........__.. ................. 870 with Tifton 328, are due for
third participation in an intramural Hospital ......._......._....__Li-:.......... 850 An intra.squad game, first of'
set with second and schedule, provided the unit finishes VA-44 ............. ........;..............-............. 840 the year, is planned for Sundayat spraying beginning May 10. New
prizes a stereophonic record the in that V A P.6 2 ............................?_?.............. 815) 1400. McCaffrey is not expect. grass should be set out May 16.
player and transistor radio. season sport.They're Operations .......................................... 740 ed know
Prizes were donated by Sales also given toward the Marine Barracks .................................. 670 to much about any Play should start on the new
Service Trophy according to finish in the 679th ACWRON .. ........................... 495Administration starters until after this tussle. greens some six to 10 weeks after
Inc.FLEET. league standings, to units furnishing .. ................ 410 planting.
As has been the
FAETU .. . ................ 390 custom in past
officials, and for men mak- Infirmary .. ................... 305 seasons Mason Field bleacheritesa I Intramural golf play is scheduled -
ing basketball, baseball and soft- VP.5 . ............ 170 being promised plenty of I to start April 18.
RESERVEASSOCIATION ball varsity squads. Communication ..............,. 160 hardball action with some of thenation's
VP.16 ....... .200
VAP-62 and Fasron Six, both
service and
top collegiate -
departed from here and VW-4 nines being lined up. Babe Tryouts

or t r have sion of retained three previous permanent trophies poses-by (Q- First game of the year has been Planned SaturdayAdditional
C AifOcIar covs winning four legs. VW-4 has already set for May 6 against Jackson tryouts for the East-

ui: won one leg on the cur- 1. What boxer won the heavy- ville University at Brest Field on ern Division of the Navy Jax-

c rent trophy. weight title in the 1956 Olympics? the Arlington campus. Games are Twin Hill Babe Ruth League'will
c THE CANE Hunters rank sec- in also slated with JU at Mason be held at Mason Field aboard
2. What ballplayer the Am-
ond at present behind Aircraft erican League has won the Most Field May 7 and 9, and at Brest the Station Saturday at 0900 and
Maintenance, which holds 1015 1300.
Branch 126 in Yukon has welcomed third- Valuable Player Award the most Field May 8.CARTODNr.
VW-4 has 870 while
I the following new members points. times? All boys, civilian and service- "

: L. H. Hamilton, F. Harri, Yellow Belles Back On 3. Who was the first American connected alike, between the'
P. D. Herold, J, H. Holder, J. jockey to win two million dol- WEEKSelected areas of 13 and 15 living in com-

Siegel, w. J. Skislak", M. H. WatSon Bowling Victory PathIn lars in purses within one year? by AFPSfrom... munities adjacent to the Naval

J. E. Stolarski and J.. R. the Enlisted Men's Wives 4. Where will the 1960 Summer The HOIST% Air Station are invited to attend
[Campbell. Bowling League, the Yellow UG W TRN&CEN.SAN DlEGQCAL the tryouts.
win col- Olympics be held?
back into the
Belles got --1ServPac
Shipmates sick list inude
on the -
: John Anderson (A-8)) umn, downing the fourth place (Answers) 0ECCUITS ARE Club Captures
in all three games to I '. j CAUTIONED TOLINE
fonley Cantrell (C-4), and Orrin Tan'Tigers 9UIOU } I UP BH Meet
the league-leading Belles'mark H SIGN TT All-Navy Cage
lien (St. Vincent's). run -9S6I Bapnp jaapuiaoqs onijM 'C .
to 48 wins, 27 losses.In / ServPac "Packers"lived
The of
annual spaghetti supper 'SS6lpug
other action the last place up to their reputation when
-ranch 126 is scheduled for April B
t 6t" 'IS6I 11lU8H' | A 'Z
3 at the Riverside Lions Club, Blue Birds took two games from I((( T7Tt t l they defeated the ServLant

240 S. McDuff Ave., from 1700 the second place Pinkies, while -=lw.P1lH lied .1 "White Hats," 79-56, to clinch the

2100. Tickets available the Green Hornets downed the All-Navy Basketball Tournamentlast
om Branch 126 members. White Owls in all three games. Ping Pong Championship month at NAS Seattle.
Gram of the Belles Tournament first round to begin
Dorothy ServPac the
of the week with a April 25 in Bldg. 3. Dead line for representing West-
I The Jax Navy tennis team will was bowler ern Pacific area, took a commanding -
Pen the 1960 varsity season 146 average, 188 high game and entries is April 15. 'Winner of 1 g o i nine-point lead at halftime
the tournament will face the
The only splits pickedup
pril 14 at 1330 on Mainside 487 series.
and was headed by the At-
Grabbe (3-6-7) NATTCenter champions for the
urts against Jacksonville Uni- were by I
rsity. and Betty Jones ((6-2-7)). Jax Navy championship. lantic Fleet representative.

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.6 ,.NEWS. 7 April 1960

f.NrC.: : 1 Local GroupContinued

( from Page 1)) d :

; transporting more than 400 pas- t $ 1
; sengers to carriers at sea and >
\ from serf to land.

Among these were such digni-

ill taries as Secretary of Defense,

....,:. Secretary of the N a v y, Com-
mander-in-Chief, Atlantic Fleet;

Congressmen, Senators, Assistant '
Aviation Ordnanceman's School Secretary of the Navy for Ma-

-Class 6014 began the long pull terial and others.Frequently .

this week and Class 5947 is due these pilots are call-

to graduate tomorrow. ed on for emergency missions; a :cry I

Honor class 6001 will enjoy man has been hurt at sea or tak- "' $ ..aY.
honor privileges for the second en seriously ill and must be flown
ashore for extended medical .. 'Yv b..
straight week followed by a jun- ; {
ior class (6009)) which jumped up a serious illness or death in the t; b

over all seniors to take second family requires emergency leave 1 '

place. miles from land or high priority '

plane?:' parts must be flown out to
The student's Sail
"Sharpest carriers to keep planes in an "up1status.
ors" will be announced later this
week at surprise inspection.
THE PLANES normally service
Support personnel elected W. C. TOASTMASTERS INSTALLATION NIGHT New officers of MaiNav Toastmasters Club
Thomas, GFAN, as "Sharpest carriers at Mayport, although 2280 were Installed last Thursday during the c'.ub'l meeting at Charlie's Restaurant. Howard
Sailor" for the second time. Norfolk-based flattops have been Vaughan (center) Toastmasters Area Secretary was installing officer. Taking posts for the next
visited by unit pilots on deliveryruns. six months were, left to right Hal Higgins, secretary: George Foster, treasurer: Bill Collins, ser- I
ActSgt. J. R. Smith is again Passengers or topprioritycargo geant-at-arms; Vaughan: Bill Kellogg, president: Wally Miller, educational vice-president and
instructing in Phase IV, back is usually transported by Phil Burnham, administrative vice-president. Jax Navy Officers and Civilian Toastmasters clubs
also installed new officers last week.
from the rifle range along with their TF-ls. -

two new instructors, G. L. Fallin, When carriers are in port, COD .

AOC, and ActGySgt. F. A. Stone, planes normally average 40 flightsa Proper Safety Education' DIVINE

who will teach at AO "B" month. The crews, on call 24 SfRVICfS

School. hours daily, boast of having nev-
0 er missed a commitment-due to Needs 'All Hands' 'Effort

Aviation Elec rician'! Mate weather or otherwise. Sunday, April 10

School New faces wlil be seen Flights have recently been This article is directed to all civilian and military per- ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL

in Class 6014, convening this made as far west as Point Mugu, sonnel aboard the Station. It's meant as a challenge for 0830-Service of Worship.

week, while smiling faces will be Calif, north to Quonset Point, R. "all hands" 'to combine efforts and attain 12 straight months 0930-Sunday School, three-

observed on those of Class 5931 I.[ and south to San Juan, P R. without a disabling work injury, an accomplishment with- year-olds through adults, Build-

AE "B' and 5942, AE "A" who COD officers Include: Lcdr. out precedent at an activity of this tvoe. Ing 722; Adult Bible Class, Chap-
graduate this week. An" accident-free year can be lain Wolfe, in Small Chapel.
Vaughn; Lcdr. Stanley Hubbard, low." He must implant in his
possible ONLY when it is the
t 0930 Service of Worship.
I Class 6006 should get special Assistant Flight Support Officer; mind the thought, "Safety is MY -
intent of every person at this ac- 1100 Service of Worship.
Credit for walking away with the Lt. Arthur Moberly, Special Air responsibility." -
;honor for the third Branch Officer Lt. tivity. He must strive to prevent I 1830-Teen-Age, Senior High
flag" consecutive Log Support ; A headache is a warning some-
accidents in all things he attempts -
and United Fellow-
week. Charles Eckerle, Safety Officer; thing is wrong with the functionsof Fellowships
Lt. Walter Zabornlak Training to do. ship of Protestants, Building 722
Two new Instructors are J. E. the body. A minor injury, or
Officer Lt. John Short Crash- HE MUST erase from his mind and Small Chapel.
,McGee, AEC, from NAS Moffett ; "near miss, is a warning thatsomething's
Fire Officer Lt. Weldon all thoughts that accident Lenten Devotional Services are
Field, and J. T. Denson Jr., AEC, ; Joseph pre- wrong with the attitude -
vention is the to be held Wednesday, Thursdayand
and specifically
from VP-5. Welcome back to Har- Balance Navigation Officer, respon- or operation.
old and Lt (jg) Harold Wells, Air sibility of the Safety Engineer, Friday at 1930 in All Saints'Chapel
Singleton, AECA from CPO There are no pills or potions to
Terminal Officer. the supervisor or the "other fel- .
Leadership School at Pensa 'ola. be taken to change attitudes toward -
G. R. Davis is due to replace him accidents. This change can
0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass.
at the five-week Pensacola be brought about only when we
Blessing and distribution of
course. Instructor S. E. Culver, change to the correct perspectivein
palms before 1000 Mass. Blessed
AECA, checked out for NAS relation to personal actions.
palms will be available in the
Patuxent River from the AEM"A
NAVY DIRECTIVES say that Chapel vestibule throughout rest
phase. safety is a command function. of the
With this in mind ------- ---- --
why not set up I ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL
With "Air Fam" completed, the plans in each department, divi- Naval Hospital

AE student moves on to PhaseII sion, shop and crew to halt accidents 0630-Mass.

of his training. This phase, ? After all, they're pain- 0930-P'-nt t.ant Worship Ser-
under supervision of WO G. W. ful, expensive, unprofitable and vice.
Valentine, is of three weeks dur-
unnecessary. : Christian Science
ation and includes 120 hours of 4
classroom instruction. \' Accidents do not just happen; I Tuesday, 1900 Small Chapel.
they are caused. If YOU fail to

Primary mission of Phase II really take part and do your best

is to set the basic knowledge in accident prevention, YOU area Health Drive

needed to become an aviation contributing factor to causes of (Continued from Page 1))

electrician.To accidents.We with $1,136. Fleet Air's total was

...., become familiar with and enhanced by several outstanding
set the foundation, mathe- 4 "" -- -- ""' '' '''
matics advanced VA-44 JET ATTACKS MOSQUITOES At NAS Jax the really learn from repetition and individual unit responses, one of
as as algebraand age-long battle against pesty mosquitoes may soon be won close association with a subject; $2,000 from the USS Essex,,$1,800
physics are thoroughly with assistance of VA-44 and VA-12 jet aircraft. Flying at 500 from the USS FD Roosevelt and
taught. This is followed by Basic mph at an altitude of only 150 feet, this Skyhawk is capable of this is particularly true of safety
distributing 300 gallons of Insecticide a minute. Announcement and accident prevention.Are another $1,778 from the USS

Theory of Electricity, application was made of NAS Jax' 20th Century mosquito warfare tactics YOU a real safety enthusiast Saratoga.The .
of Direct Current and Ohms recently by David Hayden, entomologist of Disease Vector Con- ? Can YOU take this challengeand largest individual sub-
trol Center, at a meeting of the American Mosquito Control Association unit donation of $2,826 came from
in Bodon.Against do something about it?
the Overhaul and Repair Depart-

Law.Endless ment of NAS Jacksonville. NAS

War Insects Uses Latest Methodsvery Cecil Field was the lone heavily-

populated command to register

The battle, against mosquitoes over 100 percent participation,
is keeping with "Skyhawk," as entomologist at With the jet we move at 500 costly and somewhat im-
,up progress at hitting 104% for some 1,000 per-
NAS Jacksonville.The the Disease Vector Control Cen- mph at an extremely low altitudeof practical, at least for civilian sonnel.A .

NAS Jax Disease Vector ter here, says this is the first only 150 feet, capable of put- usage," Hayden said. FURTHER check of the final
known instance in aviation his- ting out 300 gallons a minute."
Control Center has experimentedwith "There is no question that jet reports shows that of a possible
tory that this has been done. Ground-to-air radio communi-
jet-propelled aircraft to aircraft have promising potentialities population figure of 25,200, some
spread insecticides as a means of Hayden, attending a meeting of cation has been used in jet spray- for insect control work. 6,986 persons contributed, mak-

controlling disease-carrying Insects the American Mosquito Control ing operations. In addition such However, much research remainsto ing an overall Jacksonville Navy

to protect personnel in military Association at Boston, Mass last things as big red arrows and red be done."Certainly. participation figure of 30.9. The

operations and has found it week, explained the employmentof weather balloons were set up to for the present at per capita contributions amounted -

works. jet aircraft was looked into guide the, pilot to the target. least, jets will ,be available for to $1.14.

A PROJECT of ComFair Jax, because prop-driven aircraft'and THE APPARATUS used to dis- use where no propellerdrivencraft Health Agencies included in

the experiments have been car- helicopters are not always avail- perse liquid insecticide was a are available," he went on the drive were American Cancer

ried out by Cecil Field's' VA-12 able or are highly vulnerable to tank having a capacity of 85 gal- to say. "It is doubtful, however, Society, Muscular Dystrophy As-

and NAS Jax' VA-44, in coopera- attack. lons, easily mounted on and removed that jet-carried equipment will sociation, National Society for

tion. with the Center. "THE AVERAGE prop planecan from an aircraft."U be extensively used, except for Crippled Children and Adults,

David Hayden, who has directed move at 175 miles per hour at n de r present-day condi- aerial dispersal of insecticide in United Cerebral Palsy and Na-

two years o( study ,involving the maximum and normally tions, it would seem that insec- support of tactical military oper- tional Society for Prevention of
use of a Navy single engine travels at a rate of 125 mph. ticde dispersal by jet aircraft was ations" Blindness.