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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: April 21, 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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Developed By O&R


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Insects are going to have a far less chance of survival
g k } this summer due to development of a Helio Insecticide Dis-

persal Apparatus Liquid (HIDAL) kit at NAS Jax O&R De-
A partment. -

The project was assigned Jax hours to complete.:
The HIDAL kit was redesignedhere
O&R in November with a com-
: to fit the schedule with the
pletion date of April 15. With
resultant savings of 21-22 thou
cooperative effort by all persons
{)';i :2:y.h.v involved the projectwas finished sand dollars or 35% of the cost

April 1.THE according to Comdr. A. R. Wool

ORIGINAL design was dridge, O&R Production Manager.

made by Cherry Point, N. C. and ; The total man-hours were reduced -

_____mnnn..n.nn_- .. was scheduled to take- 8.500 manNavy's to 6,000.
BUG KILLER On. of the HIDAL is basically a set of
24 HSS and HUS helicopters sprays attached to HSS and HUS
developed by NAS Jax O&R type helicopters. It is designed to
for HIDAL operation to spray operate between 75 and 100 feet
areas for insects Navy, Marine
and Army units are using the LL altitude.
helicopter sprayers. J X E1JI OVER DENSE foliage it may

be necessary to fly at lower altitude

MoreChiefs New in order to obtain the maxi

mum penetration of spray. Spray
ing over open terrain at the 75-

Get 100 feet altitude it is expectedthat

Vol. 18 No. 7 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 21 April 1960 the spray will reach a
swath of 300 or more feet.

TheWord Seven IIIDAL's each have been
P-2
Pay sent to the First, Second, and

Three more local units this 1H-i 1 Limited Third Marine Air Wings, one
To Nine
week revealed names of 33! to NAS Alameda and one has
been retained here. It is expectedthat
first class petty officers who
have been selected to be ad- Technical Rates the Army will' use the other

vanced to pay grade E-7, resulting -
Washington (AFPS-The) Navy one.THE
RE-DESIGN of the HID
from the February has announced a quota of 1,250
AL Kit was carried out by Sid
service-wide exams. The an- P-2 awards Tor FY 1961 but limited The
Hodges, Design Engineer.
nouncement raised the num-
promotions to nine "highly
Coordinator for the project was
ber of NAS Jax-based POls technical" rates.
selected for chief to 145. L. R. Bjorkmen, ManufacturingPlanner
The nine ratings eligible for the assisted
and Estimator byJ.
While VA-35 58
reports percentof
$60 extra list
monthly pay were and
Plew Assistant Planner
,
its 12 aspirants have been ed as aviation electronics techni-

chosen for advancement, FAETU cian, communications technician, Estimator.
has four chiefs in the making. electronics technician, fire control Metal Shop 7000 under the

BuPers named 22 VA-44 men for technician, guided mlssilemen, leadership of H. A. Flowers, Jr.,

promotion-47 percent of those nuclear weaponsman, radarman, Supervisor Planner and Estimator -
examined February 2. radioman and sonarman. was particularly responsible
THE SEVEN selectees at VA- Eligibility requirements: besides for the early completion of HID

35 are J. N. Elliott, AMCA; E. J. being in one of the nine tAL.

Kopeck, ADCA; G. R. Palmer, critical skills, included (a) be
AMCA; K. C. Fehl, AOCA; R. L. serving in pay grade EE6 or EM Clothes Cost

Shreeves, ADCA; E. J. Winter, ---- --- k .--- -. --- -- E-7 and (b) be in pro pay statusas
and P. L. Welshans I HIGH CIVILIAN AWARD WINNER -: Fred Weinbarg.: Rise In '61
PNCA, a result of the November 1959 May
Electronics Engineering Specialist for Operations Departmentleft
CSCA. ( ) receives Meritorious Civilian Service award from Comdr. proficiency examinations.The Although a few items will cost
VA-44 men include C. W. Lang- Robert Nelson, NAS Jax executive officer during brief. cere Navy said P-l examina- less, the trend in clothing of
ley, AMCA; D. J. Lynch, AMCA; monies in the commanding officer's office last week. The high tions would be used to examineP2 Naval personnel appears to beheading
T. E. Moore, PRCA; P. F. Oben- award commends Weinbarg for supervising installation of local
candidates and would follow according
upward in price,
RATCCenter facilities, a job usually done by specially trained i
chain, ADCA; E. C. Orton, ADCA; the P-l examination schedule. .
teams .of electronics engineers. However, such persons weren'tavailable to Navy Times.Preliminary
L. A. Wise, ADCA; G. H. Brooks, without long delay and NAS Jax forces began workon cost estimates have
AOCA; M. L. Bolick, ADCA; J. H. the project under Weinbarg.Meritorious general purpose service shoes increasing -
Galton, ADCA; E. Hires, ADCA, O&R JAX TOPS $1.25 and black dress

and P. J. Holland, AMCA. Service Award shoes being hiked $1.40. The for-
O'HAUL MARK
ALSO. E. C. HOLMES, ADCA; mer shoes now cost $5.25 and cur
C. V. McDaniel, AMCA; J. E. Sax O&R Dept. has met and rent price of the black dress

Gonce, AMCA; F. C. Gladieux, Given Electronics exceeded the Bureau of Weapons shoes are $5.60 a pair.
AOCA; J. Rinehart, ADCA; G. N. EngineerA schedule in aircraft engine I Other uniform price changes
Friddle, AMCA; U. T. Garza, component overhaul and minor
Meritorious Civilian Service Award was made last possible are: dress blue jumper
ADCA; D. K. Goodhew, AOCA; repair for the third straight
week Fred of NAS Jax increasing 10 cents; undress blue
to Weinbarg Operations Departmentin
J. C. Kelley, ADCA; E. F. Ku- month, states Comdr A. R.
of his service in installation of electronic jumper decreasing 30 cents with
recognition components -
bisiak, AOCA; R. M. Browne, Wooldridge, NAS Jax Produc-
Station's Air Traffic white undress jumper going down
of the Radar Control Center.
'
YNCA, and O. G. Gennings, tion Manager,
ADCA. Comdr. Robert Nelson, NAS Jax executive officer, made. the "This was accomplished," he 15 cents; blue trousers increasing
35 cents and white trousers goingup
Selected to be upped to chiefat presentation.A evidenced by the fact that on the said, "despite the fact there 10 cents peacoats dropping
Electronics Engineering ;
s
FAETU are R. Schimmelmann, the installation fl- was a manpower ceiling reduc-
same day was
75 cents; blue work jacket in-
for the Ground Electronics :
Specialist -
AECA; R. H. Van Matre, AQCA; I tion during this period".
L. P. Poovey, AECA, and L. M. Maintenance Division of (Please turn to page 8, col. 4)) (Please turn to Page 8, CoL 5))


Altman VA-176, AOCA., ComFair Jax and VU-the Operations Maintenance advisor,to Weinbarg Officer Ground in Electronics also his servesas cap-I Here It Is! Navy Relief Grand Prize I

10 detachment had no men on _
acity as Assistant Electronics Ma- 'r..t,Y.yiv//frf%!9Yr4r+wr,.?Y; IfrHr<:.N.rFv.: !k}'
list. List of VAP-62 men making d' }
terial Officer at Sixth Naval Dis- _
chief was not available when the _
Jax Air News went to press. trict headquarters in Charleston,

Names will be printed when S.C.NORMALLY vvf. <
available.NATTCenter's. installation oi
such technical systems is made

only by specially trained teamsof ,,' .
April % $yiA'f.iY.; ; f.} li'f < "':..'l.A'.yY{''
electronic engineers, but since
Birthday Party SlatedThe such personnel were not availableto

April birthday party and the Station without long delay -

dance at NATTCenter is sche- permission was requested to
duled for April 28 at the Enlisted effect the project with NAS Jax

Men's Lounge, Building 593. forces.

Anyone with a birthday this Serving as Senior Civilian En-
month and who is interested in gineer and working with only
celebrating it should contact Mrs. general instructions, Weinbarg --- ---
I YOURS FOR JUST A DONATION This beautiful 1960 Chevrolet Impala convertible will
McHugh at the Lounge. accurately interpreted the plans I go to some lucky contributor to the 1960 Navy Relief fund raising drive at NAS Jax. Some $10.000
The party is planned for 2000 furnished him and completed the' in prizes will be given away to certain lucky on;. who donate to the Society. Donations are 50
to '2200. Junior Hostesses from Installation with "utmost effci- cents each and the prize committee declares there is no limit on donations. Alto to be given
ency," the commendation said. away is a 1960 Triumph roadster a Span America 15.foot runabout with Wizard motor and Tee-
Jacksonville are expected to be mee Tilt trailer and a host of other wonderful prizes. Present plans call for giving away the
present. "PROOF OF his efficiency i S prizes on Armed Forces Day May 21. -



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Jft } 4tf-5 Messmen'T' Shirt Bonds Break CIVIL SERVICE 11


Norfolk. Va. (AFPS) Navy News In Review

NAS, JtclcionvHI chow is being served with style

C.pt. James R. Ready ......"........"....".....".",.............................. Commanding Officer aboard the carrier Independence, I
Comdr. Robert Nelson ............................. .................""...............Extcutlvt Officer thanks to a dress-minded com- Pay Raise Fight Rages On; while, have claimed that the
NAB Six; Fleet Air Jickienvlll missary officer.Lt lower middle level of government
Rear Adm. I Kenneth Craig ....,......."............................"............................ Commander Employees Left Up In Air clerks
C.pf. Griyifon H. Weber ..................".........................."...... Chief of.Staff, FalrjexC (jg) O. D. Matthews has The fight for a pay raise for employees- typists, steno-
.pt. Nelson M. Head _ _ _ _ Chief of Staff, NAB Six replaced "T" shirts with snappy classified employees rages on and graphers, and those in Grades
Fleet Air Wing Eleven mess jackets as the uniform of while employees still do not GS-8 or GS-ft-do equally well or
Capt. Robert M. Mllner ............................................................................ CommanderCapt. the day for his galley crew. on, better than comparable employees -
Charles L Lambing ............................................................ Chief Staff Officer know whether or not such a in
Naval Air Technical Training CenterCapt. In line with the Navy traditionof raise will come to pass. private industry.
Robert J. Fleming Commanding Officer looking squared away at all Leading a parade of witnessesas Campbell disputed this. He

Comdr. Gerald R. Pearson ..................................,............. ........... Executive Officer times, the jackets have become employee group leaders last pointed out that recent contractsin

Capt. Alton C. Abernethy.............Naval..........Hospital.."...."........."........... Commanding Officer quite a mealtime morale boster. week trying to convince the.. several big industries, includ-
Capt. John G. Feder .,..................."............ .................................,. Executive Officer Believed to be a Navy "first," House Post Office and Civil ing the steel industry, showed
NARTU they bear the ship's insignia of Service Committee that a pay I that typists and stenographers get
Capt. F. H. Holt ....................."...........". .... ............."......... Commanding Officer raise for classified employees is higher pay in private industry
Comdr. H. Hudgln .................................................... Executive Officer the liberty bell of ConstitutionHall I jobs.
needed, was James Campbell,
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jackionvllle, Florida at no with Independence super- president of the AFL-CIO American There is doubt that the pay
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P.95 Rev. July 1958. imposed across the emblem. Federation of Government raise, if and when, it is ever approved -
Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jackionvllle, will be very much. If fed-
Navel I Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air i Employees. I
Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hospital. AO Honors Go To Tucker Campbell declared that federal eral employees do get a pay raiseit

Service Information Officer ......,............. Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnla Jr. Aviation Ordnanceman School employees have steadily lost in will be something in the neIgh-
Assistant Service Information Officer .. ... Andrew H. Planey purchasing over the borhood of six or seven percent,
power years
Editor-Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporteri-Mae Spencer, J02 Gene Hagan, JOSN, honors last week went to Edmond and the had not given according to those in the know.
government
Sam Bowman!, SA. Photographer-Roicoe Carter, PH3. Tucker, AOAA, of Nutler Fort, And no matter what is passed by
The lax Air Newt la a member of the Armed Forces Pratt Service. Material I sufficient increases to allow employees -
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photograph, W. Va. Tucker has been transferred to keep pace with private Congress the President has said
unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographs. to USS Intrepid at Norfolk, industry workers. he will veto a pay raise,
Editorial office located in Room 230, Main Administration Building. Phon. ex- I e S COIR
nilont 8164, 656, 272 or 216. Va. I Government leaders, mean-
Newsletter ReportsOn

Abuse Of Sick Leave
Leaving Soon? The Office of Industrial Rela-

tions Newsletter reports that excessive -

Pamphlet Can use of authorized sick
leave should never be used as a

basis for disciplinary actIon-
Aid Your MoveA even when it is suspected the

employee isn't really sick.
new pamphlet-guide designed -
to simplify the moving of But if the employee is absent so

household goods of Naval person- often as to impair his value to

nel can be obtained at the House the working force and if it is

hold Goods Field Office on the suspected he is abusing the sick

first floor of Building 110 aboardthe leave privilege he should be
Station. H brought in for a talk. The em-

Titled "It's Your Move," Nav- ployee should be notified in writ-

SandA publication 380 is as easy- ing, if the absences continue, that

to-read, pocket-sized guide superseding all future absences because of ill-
NavSandA ness must be supported by a doc
publication "m $ wwH
260, "Household Goods Shipment tor's certificate and may be cause

Information Pamphlet." It's being ,"" "'.., "-_ .< '''''',,.''' wm=T. ..''.'V..... ''m.'........,. ___.__....._....'"....- ------_.-.-.. ._-.._ for separation!; by reason of dis-
distributed world-wide by the "THROUGH THESE! PORTALS PASS" The best air. ability.. e., ,l
Bureau of Supplies and Accounts.A crewmen VP.16 personnel boast as they proudly hang up sign
collection of current Infor- advertising the "Eagle'i Nest" at Building 930 where the squad- LETTERS TO THEEDITOR CS Committee Studying
mation on the transfer of house- ron' enlisted men live. Who'll watch the "Nest" while they'reon Insurance Liberalization
deployment next fall is a question in the minds of VP.16
hold goods and personal effects, men right now. Hanging the sign which was made of scrap A new plan to liberalize the
"It's Your Move" provides clear- material on off hours, are (from left) Robert Polito, AA, Raymond government employee life insur-
cut answers to questions com- Millaudon AN, Thomas Barth AN and Al Prxybyixew- ance program is being consideredby
monly raised by Navy personneland ski AA. The sign was designed by Joe McCreighi, AMC. the Senate Civil Service Com
their dependents undergoing Dear Sir, mittee.

station changes.The Free World's Use Of Seas To help in stopping traffic jamsin There have been proposals to

new pamphlet is printed in the morning, drivers approaching lessen the decline in an employ-
an attractive, well-illustrated for ee's life insurance policy value
Roosevelt Blvd. from the
mat. It clarifies authorized weight that occurs after age 65 unless
CommunistsThird Rd. shoulduse
west on Timuquana
Challenged By
allowance, what may or may not the lane provided for trafficto the employee remains on the job.
be shipped I carrierprovidedservices But this has been opposed by the
make right turns on a red light.
claims, insurance and ( in a series adapted from CNO's Seapower program Civil Service Commission, bothon
other pertinent information, including "Your Navy and Your Future." The program is directed toward This would be better than stop.. grounds of cost and the argu-

a list of Navy Household keeping Naval personnel as well as the public Informed and aware ping to wait for> a break in traf- ment that it wouldn't particularlyhelp

Goods Shipping Offices in the of the vital present and future roles and missions of the Navy.A fic or for the light to change.J. younger employees in gov-

US and overseas.Standards. ( 30-minute presentation, with script and colored slides, is A. King, DCC ernment and their families who
available for scheduling to a group by a well-informed Navy speaker. NATTCenterGolfer need protection the most.

On Sub For more information contact Sea power Liaison Officer, extension Under a proposal being studiedby
I 272.) : "I don't seem to be the committee, each employee's -
place the number of Soviet subsat usual today"' life insurance wouldbe
playing my game policy
Physicals ChangedWashington The ocean highways are the
about 450. Remember, Hitler
"What do
increased
Caddy: game you immediately by
arteries of freedom without
(AFPSThe) Navy started WWII with only 57 and usually play, sir?" $1,000. When an employee reached -
them world and trade
has modified physical standardsfor commerce almost won the battle of the S C C startedto
65 and the policy value
would not exist. More than 99 Atlantic.
enlisted submarine trainingand percent of all tonnage to and from Bachelor to newlywed: "Howdo decline by 2 percent a month
ordered a top level review in the United States goes by ship. Of IT'S REASONABLE to assume you like married life?" until 25 percent of original value
cases where personnel are rejected 77 raw materials considered that the Soviets will include in Newlywed: "Just great. It's was reached, the additional $1,000

for marginal defects. strategic, our country is self-suf their arsenal in the not too distant almost like being in love. would not be affected.

Newly published instructionsnoted ficient in only 11. future nuclear-powered submarines
that in the past applica- : capable of launching bal-
tions for submarine duty were TO CHALLENGE this use of 'Ustic missiles while submerged, Boys Choir To Perform
not forwarded to the Chief of the seas by the Free World, the much like our own Polaris subs.
Soviet Empire has a strong military -
Naval Operations (CNO) if mar- One of the U. S. Navy's most
force that includes about Here
ginal physical defects were found. 18,000 aircraft and a Navy second flexible weapons being used to. Monday EveningThe

"Experience has indicated, able counter this Soviet threat is the
only to our own. They're to '
however, that motivated men can transfer these forces to any Red :I striking fleet. Primary elementof renowned Charlotte Club of Charlotte, North Caro-
contribute effectively and per- country if it will assist the CommunIst this fleet is the attack aircraft Boys Choir will present a con-
form capably in many; submarine cause. carrier, enabling the Navy to haveit cert at the NATTCenter AudI- lina.William B. Thomas, Directorof

billets despite such marginal defects own airfield in immediate vicinity torium, Building 563, April 25 the Choir, is a graduate of
The Soviets are fully aware of any trouble spot. at 2000. There will be
the Navy said. no admIssIon the University of North Caro-
that the unity, and survival, of The U. S. Navy has the best charge for the event. lina and the Westminster Choirof
Under the new rules commanding the Free World depends upon amphibious assault forces in the The Choir is composed of 80 Princeton.The .
officers will forward volun- allied use of the seas. To them,
world. Composed of ships, helicopters boys between the ages of 9 boys have appeared at
teer applications if there are the submarine is the best and
and fighting Marines, they and 12 selected from public, Madison Square Garden and
minor defects. The CNO will review -
cheapest means for denying us give our Navy the means to land private and parochial schoolsof the Waldorf-Astoria in New
each request, with the advice -
of the Chief, Bureau of use of the seas in wartime. troops, artillery and heavy equipment the Queen City. It's spon- York City and throughout the
sored by the Charlotte Rotary South.I .
Medicine and Surgery. Intelligance estimates today on the beach.






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21 April 1960 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3



I Sense Of Humor Sparks Some Efficiency ReportsThe I

-
phrase "efficiency report"has
a rather forbidding ring. It twice but it seems to me he has neat. I do not wish to have this brilliant." Another is "open to mad

suggests an automation that eval- made them all once" wrote one officer as a member of my com- suggestion but never follows

uates a man's personality and commanding officer of a subordi- mand at any time." same." A third "is keenly analytical -

duty performance with ruthless nate. "IN ANY change in policy or and his highly developed

disregard for human frailties and AND ANOTHER "His 'leader procedure," wrote another CO, mentality could best be utilizedin
foibles. the research and developmentfield. Four Waves and 16 tailors checked In
ship is outstanding except for his "he can be relied upon to producethe them
for at NAS lax recently. To
BUT EXAMPLES of wry hu- lack of ability to get along with improbable hypothetical situ- He, lacks common sense the duty Jax Air News extend its Welcome

mor culled from military files subordinates," ation in which the new policy Finally there's the man who Mat.
suggest that it isn't so at all. Here cannot work." "has talents but has kept them Reporting aboard March 23 were Steven
are a few of the choicer specimens Still another individual was well hidden. He can express a Travers, AN, of St. Paul, Minn.; Pearce
: rated as "A quiet reticent officer. One individual "needs careful logon, AA, of St. Lout Park, Minn How-
sentence in
two paragraphs any and Sands, AA, of Hatboro, Pe; Elwood
"Never makes the same mistake Industrious tenacious careful and I watching since he borders on the I Ii time." Haynes, AN, of Philadelphia, Pa, and
Richard Kratz, AN, of New' Hope, Pa.

Local Purchase James Krick, AKAN, of Lewltburg, Pa.
hacked In March 24. Arriving March 25
were Grover Don, ADAN, of Katy, Tex;
Course Planned Ruth Yett, SA, of Corpus Christi, Tex
!7 ; uanlta Short, DKSA, of Maluern, Ark, and
Marie Harback, HA, of Wyckoff, N.J.
Here Next WeekThe A Wave and ilx( bluejackets checkedIn
March 28t Monica McConnen, SA, of
J Bureau of Supplies and Minong, Wise; Daniel Conway, Jr, AK2,
Accounts will conduct a Local of Klniton, N.C., Rayford Carter, AK2, of
Albany, Gal James Loinlnlck Jr, of Char
Purchase Course for Sixth Naval
Rockets Of the Navy Collec- 'j1.p, i otteiville, Vi; Jerry Miles, AA, of Young
District activities at NAS Jax, town, Ohio; Walter Dean, FA, of Somerville -
tion of pictures supplemented by ,:: April 25-29 it wa$ announced today Tenn, and Richard Stevens, FA, of
text describing development his t!: by Capt. Kenneth R. Wheeler Pittsburgh, Pa.
tory and use of space age weap- I\ k "ii!, NAS Jax Supply Officer. Darryl Greene, AGAA, of Brldgeton,
N. J. checked In March 29, while Doyle
ons.God This course is designed for per- Richardson, AB3, of Florence, Ala, arrived
In the Space Age A the- sonnel engaged in making small March 30. Reporting aboard April 1 was

ology professor examines the purchases. Purpose of the courseis John Loy, FA, of Monon, Ind.
widening of our universe. With to provide instruction in local

historic perception and modern purchase methods purchasing-

awareness demonstrates how ij \ customer relationships purchas- illJ1 fDliJl1RiV81KS

we, at the dawn of the Space ing-supplier relationships, and ,
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Age must accept responsibilityof general purchase background. :

the new freedom in God's plan. _________ _._ ______ '____ ,> "'''''''''....,''_____ _ALTHOUGH_____ ___ 85__ percent of__ theDavy's ____
PINNED FOR LENGTHY SERVICE Two NAS Jax civil-: transactions .
Law and Customs Of the Sea- purchase are
ian employees were commended last week by Comdr. Robert
Eleven girls and 13 boys were wet-
Interesting material in this rec- Nelson (right), NAS Jax executive officer, for long and faith- classified as "small purchases corned to the world at the Naval Hospital
ommended professional reading. ful service to the Federal government. Receiving 30-year pins those totalling $2,500 or less a recently.
are Seeber Long, of O&R (left) and Leo of
Level 7 Those who read Shepherd of Public majority personnel handling Born March 23 were Celeste Dupree, to
Works. Long's Federal service: began when he served 6 years small purchases have not had opportunity Charles Cook, ATN3, and Mrs. Cook, and
Alas Babylon will want to read with the Air Corps and 2 years with the Navy. His civilian to participate in an or- Beverly Annette, to Walter Reed, AN, and
this novel of man in an under- service has been spent with the Treasury and Post Office Departments /rs. Reed. -
ground shelter 4,000 feet below Naval Gun Factory and NAS Pensacola, succeeded ganized purchase training pro- Three came Into the world March 24,
the ground. by 16 years at NAS Jax. Shepherd served 22 years with the War gram.It Including Marshall Duane, to Joseph Elliott -
Department and has worked aboard the Station for 10 years. is expected that approxi- AM2, and ,Mrs. Elllottj, Baby boy, to
Bahama Islands Informationon mately forty buyers and purchasing Morgan McHenry, ABU3, and .Mrs. Mc
harbors and weather with new Board officers will attend the course Henry, and Baby boy, to Joseph Saucier,
ch-arts. soundings and observations Review Planning ACTIVITIES invited to attend AN, and Mrs. Saucier.
along with detailed sailing Born March 25t James Timothy, to Lt
, instructions. include Naval Air Stations at (Clg| ) and Mrs. James Thomas Penny Gay,
More Rate RevampingThe Jacksonville Cecil Field Key to Billy Joe Johnson, YN3, and Mrs. Johnson -
Meeting With Japan Everyone West Sanford, Pensacola Memphis ; Johnny Reuben, to Forney Tow, AM3,
I and Mrs. Tow Reginald Theodore, to AS-
this illustrated
can enjoy aviation boatswain's mate rating is due for a change Glynco and Atlanta; Naval Sgt. and Mrs. Owens Adams; Suzanne
account of a return visit to Japan. with the Secretary of the Navy okaying a move to makeit Hospitals at Jacksonville Key Gay, to Howard Guthrie, AE2, and Mrs.

1 Fireside Book of Humorous a general rating in pay grades E-8 and E-9 reports Navy West Memphis Charleston, Pen- GuthrIe, and Pamela Ann, to Jerry Crom-
Poetry New collection of gay Times. sacola and Beaufort; Naval Sta- ell, AN, and Mrs. Cromell.

material fun for general readingand The old emergency service rat- yeoman. tions at Key West, Charleston Births of March 26 Included Brenda

) fine for quotations (Toastmasters ings and selective emergency EXCEPT for the aviation fire I and Mayport; Navy Supply Corps Charles Lou, to Ist/Sgt.Franklin,and to Mrs.Robert John Livingston Holloway,

take notel!) service ratings with the AB rat- control technician all these School Athens; Naval Ordnance BM3, and Mrs. Livingston; Virginia Marie,
" -- ing are abolished by the move. ratings become general service Plant Macon; Naval Shipyard to Lawrence Salley, EMC, and Mrs. Salley,
gI. 0/V/M/\ / They are ABU (utility), ABG ratings in all pay grades. Emer- Charleston; Mine Defense Labor- and Evelyn G., to Simeon Santo, SD3, and

(gasoline handler) and ABA, gency service ratings in these atory, Panama City; Underwater Mrs. Santo.
I. SERVICESSunday ratings are to be abolished.The Sound Reference Laboratory, Or- Jennifer Lee was born March 27 to
e (airship rigger). Norman Johns, AN, and Mrs. Johns;
' a. REPLACING these will be new 'I AQ rating will be general] lando; Construction Batallion Cherly Joy was born that dateto Lt (|Ig)
1 service ratings in pay grades E-4 from E-5 through E-9 but E-4 Center Gulfport; Marine Corps and Mrs. Loren DeGroot, and Kelly Jean
April 24 ABH air- will have two service ratings Air Station Beaufort S. C., and was born to Harold Woodby, AN, and
ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL through E-7. They are (
y AQB3 (bomb director) and the Florida Group Atlantic Re- Mrs. Woodby.
craft handling) ABF (fuels) and
,
0830-Service of Worship. AQF3 (fire control). serve Fleet Green Cove Springs. John Roger, son of Henry Wodarczyk,
ABE (launching and recovery BM1, and Mrs. Wodarczyk, and Kevin
0930-Sunday School three- equipment). of Hemphill, AOAN,
od Clark, son Eugene
Build-
year-olds through adults
The Navy's active Rating Re-, i'T and Mrs. Hemphill, were born March 28. ;
ing 722; Adult Bible Class Chaplain -
view Board meanwhile, is reported s Four births were recorded March 29. ;
in Small
Wolfe Chapel.
d to be considering complete I These Included Kevin Franklin,' to Donald
0930-Service of Worship. .? and Kundert Richard
Y/
1100-Service of Worship. guided missileman ratings. The Keith, to Richard Bergeron, AE2, and Mrs

d 1830-Teen-Age. Senior High proposed changes have yet to get 4aI uI. iergerion; Baby boy, to Samuel Magee,

h Fellowships and United Fellow- approval from higher authorities.THE SD1, and Mrs. Magee, and James Kenneth,

e ship of Protestants, Building 722 BOARD has decided to to James Jackson, ATN3, and Mrs. Jackon. .

o and Small Chapel.ST. abolish the guided missileman I

EDWARD'S CHAPEL rating and establish a missile

... 0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass. technician (MT) rating.It Navy Wives Clubs [

ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL has also proposed that the r Backed SecNav
Naval Hospital0615Confessions. gunner's mate rating be replacedby By

a surface weapons man (WM) The Navy has reiterated its '
rating which would be a general : policy of wholehearted support
0630-Mass. rating at E-8 and E-9 levels. It 4i to the Navy Wives Clubs of I

0930-1015-Java Club. would have two service ratings America, Inc., in a recent SecNav ,I

1030-Protestant Worship Serv- WMG (guns) and WMM (mis- }..} l;.f1 il..,}}:#.':fW,':;,i Instruction which listed the or'I'it'I

ice., siles)-in pay grades E-4 through ganization's activities and pur-

Christian Science E7.THE rI1I : pose.
Tuesday, 1900 Small ChapeL NAVY has set July 1 as Chartered in 1936 the national
deadline for making recently organization is composed of aboard

okayed changes to nine other of national officers six regional -

TIDE TABLETides ratings. This was reported in the ,v .__>> ___...T..... -m___ -__ vice presidents and local
February 11 Jax Air News. FIRST CONTRIBUTOR The 1960 Navy Relief fund railing clubs at naval installations in the
at Atlantic Beach: drive at NAS Jax officially got underway last week with
United States and
HIGH LOW Ratings due for a change July Capt..James R. Reedy, commanding officer, tendering his donation overseas.
1 are aviation fire control techni- and thereby receiving from Monica McConnen SA the first Membership is encouraged and
A.M P.M. A.M. P.M. cian, damage controlman electriclan's ticket entitling him to an opportunity to win a host of wonderful open to the wife of any Navy,
Fri. 5:15: 5:44: 12:27: 11:57: prizes valued at 10000. First prize is a 1960 Chevrolet Im- Marine Coast Guard
mate, instrumentman, lith- Corps or enlisted -
Sat. 6:06: 6:32 -- 12:12: pala convertible) second is a 1960 Triumph roadsters third it a
Sun. 6:53: 7:15: 12:43: 12:54: ographer, photographer's mate, Span America boat with motor and trailer. Several other out man active, reserve or
personnelman storekeeper and standing prizes will also be given away. etlred.I .





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Five VW-4 '.'; ;f"::; : '. Sb4 With TheToastmasters 1



I

Men Re-Up Past president Riley Collinswas

presented a plaque last week
'S by members of MarNav 2280 I

First Time Toastmasters for his work while I
head of the group during the past I

six months.On .
"Front and center-March!" the speech portion of tho

Those were words of Comdr. program were Whitey Morris,
Roy Anderson, commanding officer making his No. 5 speech; George
of the "Hurricane Hunters"as Foster, with his No. 12 speech;

he called five VW-4 men,for Ben Halter made his Icebreaker,
ward at special ceremonies dur- while Hal Higgins gave his No. 5

ing the monthly personnel inspection speech' nd was voted speaker-of-
recently. the-evening in the process.

THIS WAS a special day for The club has adopted informal
o'S; fttYr ,ii'yoyti.o: ,'y
the men, since each was about to A + attire as optional wear during the

"ship over" for the first time. .,.rii SS summer months.

Armstrong Stepping,to ACT2 the front; P. were T. White J. D., _tJj&, _"""'v v mnn..n"!i&" "" _"'''.: .m''n'--::.:. ..:. ..'':..' _..c..._......_............-...--..-_._... ...............-..>-:_: :}:.:.}}}v e.:}:N'e:{ S5. } meeting Wally, was Miller put chairman through a of"bap-the
NEW OFFICERS FOR CIVILIAN TOASTMASTERS Junior Teske bangs the gavel lo of.
AD2 -
; D. B. San Augustin, PN2; tism; of fire" in parliamentary
ficially'open his term as new president of the Navy Civilian Toastmasters Club 2366 while his
N. E. Derouin, AMS2, and J. F. procedure by the older members.It .
staff looks on. Left to right are Paul Ames, secretary* Paul Mori, administrative vice-president
Hagenow, AT2. Teske: Dick'Baber,, educational vice-president: John Lindberg treasurer and Frank Dressier, sergeant was Miller's first time as chair-
,. "WILL THE -at-arms. The Civilian Toastmasters Club is comprised of civilian employees of NAS Jax and man.,
wives
of thosemen selected professional men of Jax, who make up one of Jacksonville's most versatile groups. *
take their place beside their -
Dave Moomaw will ban-
carry
listment husband as oath I administer?" Comdr.the Anderson reen-- Rail Furlough What's Our Life ExpectancyAfter ner of the Navy Civilian Toast-

continued. After the wives masters Club into the Area Eight .
Rates ExtendedReduced Speakoff Saturday night I at
had taken
their
place, the com-
mander said the magic words, furlough fares for Reaching Retirement? Strickland's Town House Restau-
rant. Top speakers from seven
and
upon completion Uncle Sam military personnel traveling in
clubs in the will .
was assured of 30 years service uniform at their own expense (Following Is a reprint of a story by Robert Schweltz that area compete.At
from the men. have been given another life, appeared in a recent Issue of Army-Navy-Air Force Register.) Tuesday night's session at

Prior to the this time to Dec. 31, 1960. Behind a glossy maple-veneer desk, in a crowded Penta Cumberland Community Center,
the re-enlistment cere- The reduced fares were due gon office sits a man whose business it is to calculate how Steve Walsh disputed the growthof

mony 18 newly-selected skipper chiefs congratulated for their to expire June 30. An exten- many years you'll have on the retirement pay,rolls. rock and roll music and pointed (
to the growth in popularity :
sion has been granted on rail-
selection to be advanced For Joe Glenn, Dept. of Defense -
to pay road furlough fares about on every minute detail of its affairs of good music in his "Symphonyvs 1
grade E-7. actuary, it's like trying to the number of coffee cups
twice a year since WWII Baseball"; E. K. McIlrath illustrated c
dope out odds on a horse race taken from its snack bars an-
The reduced rates allow a lawyer's technique 7
The Hindu fakir kept biting service persons a savings rang- with figures gleaned from dog nually (10,000 for example). Butit and behavior in a couple's deter-
his nails now he has no track results of 20 years ago. doesn't have any accurate fig-
mination to divorce in "Let's
ing up to 1.7 cents a mile. get a
place to sleep. THE PENTAGON has figures ures on one of its biggest budget Get A Divorce"; while T. A. Wil- '
items life-expectancy of the kinson eluci-

I \I AOCP RATE DECREASES SHARPLYMore II military retiree. dated on extemporaneously"Why I Didn't Have a
Sen. John Stennis, (D-Miss.) Speech Prepared For Tonight."

Navy planes are in the estimates that within a, few years Evaluators, headed by master
air resulting from a stepped-up the cost of retired pay annuallywill head shrinker Dill Clearman,
aircraft inventory system, accord- top $1 billion. The budget were Junior Teske, Frank Dressier -
ing to Aviation Supply Office in request for this single item in and John Lindberg. Toastmaster -
Philadelphia. ..0 fiscal '1960 is $715 million. was Paul Ames with Dick

Navywide, the overall numberof None of the services nor the Baber handling table topics. -

aircraft out of commission for Defense Department has life-ex-

lack of parts, termed AOCP rate, #k z: pectancy tables based on experience Race In
decreased some 40 percent duringa gained in the many years SpaceTo

recent 12-month period. This military men have been drawing
rate dropped to an all-time low retired pay. Be SubjectOf

of 3.5 percent earlier this year. J YET WHEN any legislative

THE PHILADELPHIA supply proposal which may require esti- TV Show"Race
office is the largest inventory mates of the life expectancy of

control point in the Navy. It's the military persons affected is pre- For Space," said to be

inventory manager of 490,000 pared, Joe Glenn must pull his one of the most stirring dramatic
aviation supply items. Improved red bound volume of tables out documentaries to be seen on tele-

I management procedures have of the top right hand drawer of I vision, is scheduled for showing
given the Navy ,a 60 percent increase his desk and flip to the page Friday, April 29, at 1930 'on
in availability of items i::> which carries the 1937 Standard WFGA-TV, Channel 12.
that could cause work stoppagesin I
Annuity Table.
For the first time "Race For
overhaul and
repair. It's upon this 23-year-old table, Space" gives the true facts, impartially -
NAS Jax AOCP
,rate has,
according -
gained from civilian insurance and objectively about
I to Comdr. L. D. Whit- ..._....................--.-.. ..........----........ far back the ,
I experience as as the race between the USA and
cher, Control Division Officer of A PROVEN DECREASE IN AOCP Aircraft out of commission second Franklin Roosevelt administration Russia
in missile
Supply Department, decreased for lack of parts is definitely on the decrease at NAS development.
Jax due to a stepped-up inventory system, according to charts that many Defense
about 10 percent since July, 1958. The film documentary won the
at the Station's Supply Department. Pointing out rate of decrease calculations on its future retire-
At that time AOCP 1959 San Francisco InternationalFilm
rate averaged in AOCP locally, Ambrose Sopkowiak AKCA (center) ment bills are based.
; 15 percent, followed by a 10 percent says the rate now stands at .7-less than one percent. Only six Festival Documentary
I
average a year later. months ago number of planet grounded due to lack of parts Glenn says that group annuity Award and was nominated by the
For several years, he says, the was about 14 percent. Also examining the chart are Joseph policy experience in 1956 showsthat Academy of Motion Picture
department has applied an inten- Steward AKI, (left) and Wayne Hawkins AK2. the 1937 table is only about Arts and Sciences for an Academy -

sive effort to reduce this "out of every AOCP request and do best in AOCP rate, we constantlyhave one per cent off. But the 1956 Award, the first TV film so
commission" rate. "For groundingof everything possible to keep Sta-I a desire for improvement." table to which he refers is also honored.

one plane for only one day," tion planes in the air." He adds, To supply AOCP aircraft at 'based on experience of insurance "Race For Space" presents actual -
he says, "aircraft availability cost that they work closely with NAS Jax with needed aeronautical companies with civilian policy- film coverage from behind

to the taxpayer is 1,500 dollars. O&R's customer service, showinga supplies, ,Lcdr. Weir says a holders. the Iron Curtain on Sputnik operations -
That means that for every addi- great sense of cooperation.NAS report is made to the Philadel IT'S HIS personal opinion that and preparations. Many

tional plane we keep in the air, JAX will never reach the phia supply office nightly, list- officers live longer than the table parts of this hour-long show contain -

we've achieved a"utilization of zero mark in number of AOCPs, ing every item that this unit has shows and that enlisted men die American and Soviet rocket

1,500 more dollars. I I Comdr. Whitcher says, without supplied locally. This is termed sooner. and space films never before seen
HE REPORTS the present daily superhuman effort on the part: 'of "screening" (or "screaming," as outside our Intelligence Service,
number of aircraft listed as out the people who fly and maintainthe he puts it) for Aeronautical ma- Glenn says the 1937 table has including first views of the dog-
been used ,at the
of commission is 10. At one time I aircraft. Supply will terials. Pentagon for
always carrying Sputunik II.
this number included 30 planes. back up their efforts, he adds. The following morning the years and that it is "definitelyplanned I

Lcdr. Richard Weir, AOCP of- supply office screens every stock to make a table based on PLANTS OF THE BIBLE -
ficer-in-charge here, accreditsthe "Our AOCP rate at NAS Jax is point for items
reported AOCP "
military personnel experience, Beautifully Illustrated book to I
reduction in local AOCP list- higher than some other stations," ,
around the world. "Thus, from
but he was unable to predictwhen appeal to young and old. The library
to the work of the dozen the commander explains. "The
ings enlisted the Jax stock check report, ASO has itlRELIGION
Aviation Storekeepers in weather here is partly responsible -i uses any of our materials to sat the program would be
the Fleet Service Unit of Supply I think, since our pilots do isfy AOCPs elsewhere," he says started. The services all keep IN AND ON THE
more flying and wear the planes book, simply written, thoughtful
Department. "Consequently, we benefit from separate and different kinds of articles .
interest
"These men," he says, "grab out quicker. While we're not the! other station's materials." records on retired personnel. I at the of Station Library.to everyone.It's



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21 April 1960 SAX AIR NEWS Page 5



.id TTCenter
r..r.v

I

Career Team



Proves Asset ;i


The NATTCenter Career

Appraisal Team, located in i

Building 500, has proved an :i

I asset to personnel aboard the

Station.The .
team's B. E. Curtis, AEC,

and H. S. Arnold, SMC, can an- i

swer most any query pertainingto
.fF' voting, Insurance or the Navyin
.v. general.

>a BEFORE A man takes out an

:4 insurance allotment he's requested -

} to the NavCat team. Therehe
see
,ii.y:::.: a i
receives counseling on what

kind of insurance he's purchasing -

_u_ ____________ __________ .. ..__n..........___ _n__ ___. _. ___ d_ ___ ___ _. .. __mm_ __...m_____'_ how its cost compares with
650 ATTEND EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE Some 650 HAS Jax servicemen and their dependents ; other kinds, and if it fills his
attended Easter Sunrise Services last Sunday at the football field on Yorktown Ave.
aboard the Station (right). While Chaplain Billy Wolfe delivered the Easter sermon entitled WE CAN MARCH needs.
"Christ is Risen. Indeed:' (left) Chaplain Charles Beatty, NAS Jax Senior Chaplain, gave the call As a member of a military organization -
to worship and invocation. Chaplain E. P. Hammond read from the Scripture and Chaplain John. LONGER NOWThe the sailor is often
nie Perry- offered prayer. Chaplain Veryle Henricksen gave the benedition. Musical numbers were away from home when voting
offered by the Jax Navy Band and All Saints Chapel Choir. Some 250 more attended the 1960 Navy has come up witha time comes. Here again, the Nav
service than did last year. Chaplain Beatty. commented he was happy to see more enlisted per. new development in shoe all the necessary -
Cat team can supply
sons attend this
year. leather which has been adoptedby information a man needs.


NAS JAX SAR UNIT PART OF all by for the some the military commercial shoe manufacturers" servicesand mar-- They states getting have and an absentee can information assist ballot.a man on all in


ket.The CURTIS AND Arnold can also
NATIONAL SEARCH RESCUEWhen new leather sole will answer questions on uniform
50 than
longer
wear percent option
regulations, pay grades,
a fishing boat is lostor those produced up until now. to do with
acts and most anything
ami Fla. for the Southeastern vestigated by the NAS Jax SAR
,
an airplane is down in the The Navy will use it for low the Navy.In .
swamp both need help and United States. unit. oxford military shoes. nutshell NavCat is here to
a ,
N AS Jax is responsible for The SAR co-ordination centeris Essentially it's a new
the NAS Jax Search and Res- pro- aid the Navymcn in enjoying and
search and rescue operations froma maintained here to support all
cessing technique that con-
cue Unit is organized to give understanding better life in the
just such help. point south of Wilmington, Del. other SAR facilities. But in event verts hide to leather in half

to a point just\ north of West of a distress someone is always the former::> processing time. In Navy.
The local unit is a part of the Palm Beach Fla. and 160 miles to available to take immediate action addition, it takes 35 percentless I
National Search and Rescue Plan.
no matter who is responsiblefor
tanning and strategic ma-
This plan divides SAR operationsinto sea.The NAS Jax Operations Of- the area. terials than normally used. Classified

two parts sea and land. ficer by delegated authority is In times of distress the dif- This marks the second advance
Any rescue over land is the responsibility responsible for taking immediate ference of a few minutes may in leather footwear

of the Air Force and action in event of an SAR inci- mean the life or death of a plane developed by the Navy in the For Rent
any sea rescue is responsibility of I I bdrm, furn ept, kit, dinette, Ortega,
dent. crew or of fishermen. In
group The first wasa .
past year. one $35 per mo. C U W 6-4235.
the Coast Guard. The areas to be TO CARRY OUT this mission a order to get the search underway new water resistant work 3 bdrm, 2 bath home, Ig lot, near

covered-are further divided into specially trained crew is on hand immediately it is important, said shoe that replaces both the school and tram., $100 per mo. Cedar

sectors. 24 hours a day to render immediate Lt (jg) R. J. Shanley, SAR Train- general purpose and field shoes Hills Estates. Phone SP 1-0557.decorated, conv
newly
Furn
apt
OVERALL rescue operations are aid during any civilian or ing Officer, that anyone coming used in the Fleet. to NAS,gar$45 monthly. Call EV 45786.

-, directed by the 14th Air Force at military distress. A UF aircraftand into contact with a distress notify Furn apt, conv!: to .NAS, $60 per mo.
Maxwell AFB, Montgomery, Ala. eight helicopters are avail- proper authorities in order light & water furn. Phone EV 90286.:

and the 7th Coast Guard at MiCOMMENDED able for use in search and ,rescue that the unit can begin the A large moray eel has been NAS 1 ,bdrm water furn furn house, $65, prlv monthly lot,, conv Call SP to
work. If the occasion demands search.
,
'12756.
kept in captivity at Florida's Ma-
more long range aircraft are For Sale
available upon request from Chief (to gunner's mate striker rine Studios for more than 10 3 bdrm house,. near NAS Corpus
Christi, Tex., redwood, fenced yd, patio,
"Now what's idea
FAW-11 and Fleet Units. : of
your
years after having been bitten in nice shade trees. Will trade for lot In
All pilots stationed at NAS Jax strategy? I this area or what have you. Call SP
half shark. The wound heal-
by a
except department heads may be Striker: "It's when you're out 15635.
assigned to SAR duties duringan of ammunition but you keep ed and the eel now lives .a nor- House T"lIer-1950 Texan 47' long
10' wide, 2 bdrm, will sell or trade
incident. right on firing. mal life. equity on home I In Memphis, Tenn. Ph.

During an SAR incident, all SP 12777.
Part furn house, cor lot, will also exchange -
departments at NAS Jax are call-
or rent. 621 N 4th, Jax Beach.
r..;c fL r a 5/ 3R' : ili a
furnish what assist- ry
ed to
upon
r: Call CH 9.4196, on zoned business.
ance they can.Communications. 3 bdrm house, masonry const, tile bath,
vF v: i } plays a big I screened porch, fenced yd, 41.% mortgage
( mo. payments $65 per mo. Call
part in organizing a search. To EV 99219.
disseminate and co-ordinate information } 4 4 room house, furn, fenced, conv to

?%. Y. during a search, NAS hop center, Orange Park. Call CO 44251.
s. Jax has direct communicationswith 3 bdr, Ig yd., car port, Fla. room,
Ortega Hills, for information call EV
Jamei Young all SAR facilities from 4-1985.

AMI, of VA-44 was commended Maine to Florida.IN Cedar Hills, 3 bdrm, pine paneled,
recently for outstanding serv ADDITION, a special phone den, Ig kit, cen heating, tile bath, screen
ice to VF-3I of Cecil Field. A porch, patio, mo pay $93. Call SP 1-3299..
letter of commendation was circuit known as SARTEL line 3 bdrm, 1 H bath, din room, 4%% mtg,
presented him by Comdr. C. E. puts the SAR coordinator in Jax mo payments $65. con v to shop cent,
Tucker of the Cecil squadron. in direct communication with church & school Cedar Hills Call $P

facilities of the Coast 1.2449..
WF-2 ProductionDue controlling Cedar Hills, 3 bdrm, 2 baths, Ig liv
Guard and Air Force. All land
room, Fla. room, 2 car gar ten heat,
For IncreaseA line circuits and airway com- cor lot, Call SP '1-1132.
munication facilities are also '% \ 3 bdrm, Fla. room, Ig llv room, oil
$26,300,000 Navy contract for available for use during an SAR leafing, kit, car port, 1)' bath, cony to
NAS. Phone EV 91448.
additional production of WF.2 incident. 3 bdrm, 2 bath, Ig liv room, din room,
Tracer aircraft has been given to One of the most recent intensi- fenced yd, Ig kit, 2 air cond, dish washer,

Grumman Aircraft. led search and rescue incidents Call EV 75334.This V That

The contract is the third i !Involved a fishing vessel out of Swap w.nted-wlth MMC In Jacksonville -

awarded to Grumman for pro- .. Mayport. During January and Mayport area, I am attached to
duction of the carrier-based, February of 1960 an almost con- Main gate security, NAS Pentacola, Fl.
Contct J. McCue, MMC, NAS Pensacola.
early-warning WF-2. tinuous search was made for the
Driving to El Paso, Texas soon, want
i Primary mission of the planeis vessel.In someone to help drive. Call EV 9-7622.
to provide information to Fleet this case as in many other Ride wanted from 5334 Appleton Ave,
units of.impending attack by enemy i SAR incidents, hundreds of flight T1 Lake Shore, to NAS Bldg. 902, hrs 0800to
I
1600. Call ext. 725, Warrlck.
hours were logged and hundredsof
air or sea forces. TO DON HARD HATS Attack Squadron 35 of NAS Jax
This is accomplished by use of thousands of square miles were set a fine mark in the last Fleet-wide advancement in rate ex Son: "Papa, where do all the
intricate, long-range detection I scanned by rescue craft. aminations as six of 11 aspirants have been okayed to wear the bUDS go in the winter?"
coveted hard hat of chief officer. Left to right, (stand
a petty
THE
equipment, housed in a saucer- DURING past year, two father: "Search me.
I ing) are George Palmer, AMI, John Elliot AMI Kenneth FehL
like radome, mounted atop the to three SAR incidents per weekof ADI-PI, Elmer Winter. PN1 Paul Welshans, CS1 and Edward Son: "No. thank you. 1 just
craft's fuselage. i various types have been in- Kopeck ADI. In front is squadron skipper Comdr. W. F. Bailey. wanted to know.



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BALLOTSince !h


,
( 1960 is a big election year and many local servicemenand

their wives may wish to vote by absentee ballot, the Jax Air the

News outlines state-by-state Information on how these ballots maybe sel

obtained.) To
INDIANAA but non-servicemen must register the

initially in .
presidential primary May 3 person.Application pa

rlw! r preference of candidates, may be made any j s sitc ,
time. Ballots are due from serv-
cb: tt state convention delegates.
icemen election and Ch
by noon day
Presence: is not necessarily
from others fourth fox
by noon day
binding on national delegates
Su
before election.
elected by the conventions. Fed- ,
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIAMay
eral, state and local officers also
nominated. 3 is the only D. C. election nit,

day. It elects convention dele- Se
Absentee voting open to any-
one. Age 21, six months residenceand gates, and committeemen.There vi1 do
is no provision for absentee SPI(
registration is required. Reg-
istration be absentee and is voting. For those able to ___ WIto'
may >>>" "'fII'N'I"OIFLEET'
permanent for regular voters. vote in person, requirements are NEW OFFICER SLATE The Marin-C ;;;r"wihb:

age 21, a year's residence and installed new officers in a ceremony last week at the Maimide chithx:
Application be made 30
may registration (in person within 15 Lounge. The new officials were installed by Lt. CoL William P. RESERVEASSOCIATION ,
days before primary (must be at Mitchell, commanding officer of Marine Aviation Detachmentof
of election).
least 29 days if registration is included days NATTCenter. Left to right are Valerie Bulson treasurer

i). Ballot is due by 6 p. m. For more details, postcard bal- Nancy Lyons, past president Elizabeth Berning president Bet- the
election lot applications (Standard Form ty Jones, vice-president Rita Higgins, membership representative gal
day.KENTUCKY 76)), and help in establishing eli- and June Smith, secretary. 101 Al vlltf WI
/ lftwiAttOC1Af10N
May 24 primary only for nomi- gibility, servicemen should see (

nation of federal officers. Absen- their voting officer.Lt Navy Exchange Picks ref

tee voting allowed anyone age 18, (jg) George Cagle, NAS Jax Th

with a year's residence in the Assistant Military Personnel Of- o .c yee

state. Registration required, per- ficer, is the Station Voting Offi. Unit Fire Marshals"It fin

manent for regular voters and cer. Sa

allowed absentee (with ballot application must not happen again" was the theme of a fire pre The annual big spaghetti sup-

) for servicemen, over- Gray Lady' Registration vention meeting held recently/ by unit fire marshals of the per sponsored by Branch and

seas civilians and spouses of both. NAS Jax Navv Exchange: system. Unit 126 of the Fleet Reserve As-
Scheduled Next Week The scheduled in -. 81HI
Application for ballot must be meeting was sociation is
spaces; a quarterly inspection will planned for this Sat-
at least 10 days before election. Registration for Gray Lady accordance with a recent NAS
continue to be made by the Fire urday from 1700 to 2100 at the
Ballot must be received by closeof training will be held at the Naval Jax Instruction (11320) which
Hospital next Tuesday and Thurs- Department.The [Riverside Lions Club, 1240 S.
election outlines for
polls on day. procedures appointing Navy Exchange is FI
it announced par- McDuff Ave. Tickets avail-
MARYLANDMay day, was today. are
unit fire marshals.
ticularly fire prevention consciousdue

17 is primary day. Voters Time has been set for 1000 in DUE TO A reduction in Fire to the Navy Exchange fire at able from any Branch or Unit eve l

will express presidential preference Ward B3 at the hospital. Regis- NATTCenter last year. member.
elect delegates to national trations also be made May Department personnel, it has become for
may H. D. Rutledge, Exchange plan- Branch 126 extends congratulations -
.and state conventions and nomi- 4 at 1400. necessary for each depart- director the who corchi
ning opened meet- to all hands made the ,

nate federal officers. The course is offered twice a ment to appoint unit fire mar- ing and introduced the speakers. chief's list. dri

Absentee voting is general. Age \year, to qualify volunteers for shals. The marshal will make a Main purpose of the meeting, said It's hoped for a good turnoutat
dofux
21 and state residence
year's are
required.a Registration permanent Gray Lady service at the hospital. I monthly inspection of assigned Rutledge, was to get the mar- tonight's regular monthly .
shals together and see exactly meeting of Branch 126 set for ,
for regular voters, allowed with
what their responsibilities will 4530 120th St. in Yukon at 2000.
ballot application for servicemen, be. A movie t Inl:
of the NATTCenter Members of class 60-13 of NATT-
required in person for others. exchange fire was shown. Center's AE "B" school will be ace

Application deadline is five FOLLOWING the movie, Rut guests of honor. coy
days before election by card ,
post ,
ledge introduced Comdr. H. J.

20 days by letter. Marked ballots Skipper, NAS Jax Navy Exchange Wife to maid: "Cretchen I Di
i.st be received election
by day. Officer, who spoke briefly on Im- suspect my husband Is having a bo

OHIO portance of the job of fire war- love affair'with his secretary.' sal(

May 3 primary for presidential r iA $:;$ den. He particularly cited the fact Maid: "I don't believe It! V
preference ( dele-
binding on
that. "in a fire everyone loses." You're just saying that to makeme shin
gates), election of delegates and
time and
"Money, efficiency are ;jealous."
committeemen, nomination of all lost in a fire. Navy Exchange na
federal state and local officials.
,
personnel should take the fire
Absentee voting is general. Age marshal .
job seriously, Comdr. sc]
21, a year's residence and regis- "
,
continued. "It is (
Skipper not just ..:. M
.j.
tration in some places required, :\ '.
another job, he said. .. 'if' Fi
..
except for servicemen. Registration Comdr. i .. -' ".. ';
Skipper introduced ... .q. f.i
permanent for regular voters Capt. Ben Ballering, NAS Jax "." tl .; Joni

Fire Protection Inspector, who

Navy DeactivatingBuz's k'+ discussed the movie of the y
NATTCenter fire and gave a

Old Outfit short talk on duties of the fire ;, g <;.. w.at
; marshals. '5 r
:
4 Jt
"THE MAIN thing Jo remem-
He Still Has Job .
s4? ber," he told the group, "is any- Y }.Yv

Norfolk. Va. (AFPS) While _.._4N'".::.::..,.....<<>N:. ... A .. :>>..::C::'.:: :::>,:
comic-strip sailor Buz Sawyer is GRAY LADY HONORED Mrs. Robert Miller. (right) ., call the Fire Department.Time o-t :. cl th

ch:-ring Russian nuclear submarines presents a token of appreciation to Mrs. Alton C. Abernethy on is very important in com-
behalf of the Hospital Gray Ladies for her efforts, devotion to a1
bating fire. In
in the South Atlantic, one a case there is
duty, reliability and flexibility in carrying out her assignmentsas
of his old outfits is being deacti- a Gray Lady in the Hospital's Pediatric Clinic. The presentation not a fire no harm has been done 0'Pl

vated by the Navy. was made in the presence of Gray Lady and Red Cross and you have been alert. The tele-
staff workers. In center is Capt. Abernethy. phone number universal
.
Buz throughout .,.,.
was "assigned" to Air De- : ,...
velopment Sq. Three (VX3)) I I the Navy for reporting a fireis .ii .'. 1
Historic Carrier Assigned To extension 333.
MayportThe
based at Oceana, Va., earlier last .r ..,
"In '
making inspections
as unit
year while he was "testing" one USS Shangri-La (CVA- "t.\.
fire marshals .
of the Navy's hottest jets. American countries. No air you should check
addition group '.
38)), newest to the grow- the first aid fire >
will be fighting equipment pI
aboard.
But because the mission of VX3 ing list of ships being given home ," continued the fire <';: ;" : ;
captain ;
I t f ,1
i ,
has "gradually run out" accord- base assignment at NS Mayport, The ship and aircraft that "Check the nozzle and heft lM k

ing to a Navy spokesman, the is due to arrive in these waters operated from her deck are remembered the soda and acid extinguisher.If tem

unit has been decommissioned.Four about! May 15. for outstanding combat it doesn't seem heavy enoughcall

other air development The ship is being transferredfrom I records established during the Fire Dept., ext. 324."

squadrons remain in business to San Diego to Mayport replacing closing stages of WWII at Oki- "ALSO CHECK the C02 bot- \: :: inL1

carry on the Navy air tests. VX3 the USS Essex, leavingfor nawa and in strikes on the tles," advised the veteran fire- 'ir-(

had been responsible for develop- anti submarine warfare work Japanese mainland.The man, make sure the pin is set '11Page
ing battle tactics for the latest and the horn is in good shape.
out of Newport, R. I.
jet fighters.At Shangri-La has been ply- Also check the wooden handle w AS MAINE GOES-The stun. se
The Shangri-La and her 1800- and the hose."
ing Pacific waters
present the squadron is on trainingand ning strutter is Carolyn Kom- sUfU
is He concluded his talk with ant, Miss Maine of last
working with the F8U-2 Cru- man crew expected to sail goodwill missions in recent year's
this little saying, "fire preventionputs Miss Universe contest. You
sader jet and Sidewinder air-to- around South America stoppingfor years. She's commanded by Capt. out more fires than do don't need her mirror you can

air missiles. short goodwill visits in Latin John P. Preston. lines. look into your TV screen and
find her in "77 Sunset Strip."



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'Braves Face'Asheville Concordia Spoils' flier


In


Home OpenerThe f'i:1 Varsity Court Opener


:
:
Jacksonville Braves
open Jax Navy's tennis squad, getting its first taste of com-
their 1960 Sally League home
petition as a unit, lost to Concordia Seminary in a match at
schedule against the Asheville
the Navy Exchange courts Saturday but extended the smooth
Tourists tonight (
Thursday) at
stroking Seminarians to the final. doubles match before losing,
the new Jacksonville baseball

park on E. Duval St. I 4-3. Damon Cooper in one test and
Concordia led off with wins in
Boone and Comdr. Griffing.
The Tourists, managed bji the No. 1 and 2 singles matches
Boone No. 1 ranked player for
,
Charlie Kress, will be in town with Toof Boone and Comdr. C.
the Fliers, sparked a brief Jax
for games Friday, Saturday and A. Brown taking the losses.
rally in the final game but fell
Sunday, also.Tickets COMDR. V. W. Griffing and
short of success when one of his
are available for to- Roger Beidler, only returnees booming overhead smashes hit
'
night's opening game at Special from the 1959 team, then evened the net.

Services (Building 704)) for one t :{ matters by winning their matches. Jax Navy's next outing will be

dollar. The home'opener is being W. C. Kuhn put Jax Navy into against Jacksonville UniversityMay

sponsored by the four local Ki- the lead by winning a hard fought 5 at JU with a return engagement -

wanis clubs with proceeds going :. : ... battle, 7-5, 4-6 and 6-1. set for May 12 at the

toward work for underprivilegedchildren. ....".. ....... Concordia won both doubles Navy Exchange courts.
---- ---
DISCUSSING SIGNALS Frank McCaffrey, (right) Jax tussles, pitting its .expert defen-
The Braves will be at home Navy baseball coach, demonstrates pitching signals to be used sive lobbing tactics against the

through next Wednesday, with in the coming varsity campaign. Some of McCaffrey's battery Fliers' more aggressive play. Mainside Softball
men are shown reviewing the signals. Left to right, catcher Sam
the Columbia Reds here for PLAYING doubles for Jax Navy
Bowman and pitchers Charles Miles, Tom Vogel and John Elex.
Wednesday.games Monday, Tuesday and The Fliers open the season May 6 at Jacksonville University. were Comdr. Brown and Capt. Opening Delayed;


Charles "Red" Murff is at the BIG TIME"CALENDAR Two Teams Quit

.
reins of the Braves this season. x: { + r
The club finished seventh last Opening of the Mainside intra-

year but is entertaining hopes of mural softball season, originallyset

finishing well up the Class A NATIONAL LEAGUE to open last Monday, has

Sally]] ladder this year. April 21-Philadelphia at Pittsburgh been delayed due to difficulties
(N); Cincinnati at Milwaukee. encountered in whipping playing
April 22-Clnclnnatl at Phila. (N); Milwaukee fields into shape.
Baseball at Pitt. (N); San Francisco at
Hopefuls The season should get under-
Chicago, Lot Angeles at St. louis (N). LITTLE LEAGUE TO
April 23-Gnclnnati at Phila.) Mil way soon although the Athletic

Handed Tips OnFundamentals waukee at Pitt.; San Fran at Chicago; los Director's office has not announced -

Angeles at St. Loult. OPEN SATURDAYJax : a definite date.
April 24-Cincy at Phila. ((2)); Milwaukee Two clubs have dropped out of
at Pitt.; San Fran at Chicago; Loi Angeles
at St. Louit. Navy's Little League baseball program gets off the competition before the first ball

It's been practice, practice and April 25-Sap Fran. at St. Louis (N). ground Saturday, April 30 with dedication of the playingsite has even been thrown. VU-10 and

even more practice for candidatesfor April 26-Pitt. at Phila. (N); Milwaukeeat aboard the Station for both the Ortega and Twin Hills Public Works are the. pair* to call
Clncy (N); L.A. at Chicago; San Fran
the Jax Navy baseball team Leagues. it quits early
as
at St. Louis (N).
The Twin Hills League will
coach Frank McCaffrey leads his April 27-Pitt. at Phila. (N); Milwaukeeat THE PROGRAM is due to startat I I Because both had signed up to
charges into the fifth week of Clncy (N); L.A. at Chicago. 1410 with the Jax Navy Band start the ball rolling with oneI enter the league, each unit will
I I
drills at the Mason Field AMERICAN LEAGUE providing entertainment. All 700 I regulation game followed by two be assessed 200 points toward
en-
April 21-New York at Boston; Wash. I teams from the Ortega League. accumulated towardsthe
in the will any they've
boys playing
closure."Mac". program \
ington at Baltimore (N); Kansas City at
the outfield whilea Ironman Trophy. '
Chicago. line up around
f has been dwelling on April 22-Baltlmore at N.Y.; Boston al Marine color guard presents Pinkies Shellack Yellow Varsity softball candidates will
j
fundamentals the week
past hop- Wash. (N); Chicago at Detroit; Clevelandat colors and the National Anthemis begin workouts soon. A coach is
t Belles In Bowling PlayThe
ing to get each man thoroughly, K.C. needed for the team and anyone
acquainted with all aspects of April/ 23-Balt. at N.Y.; Boston at Wash., played. Yellow Belles lost a 2-1 interested in taking the reins
competition. Chicago at Detroit; Cleve. at K.C. (N). Drawings for prizes and pres-
verdict to the Pinkies in Enlisted
April 24-Balt. at N.Y.; Boston at Wash., entation of booster sales awards should contact Frank McCaffreyin
Shining lights to date' include Chicago at Detroit; Cleve. at K.C. will be made following a short Men's Wives Bowling League Building 3.
Dick Savage and Bill Blocker, April/ 25-Balt. at Wash. (N); Chicago al dedication play last week. Although faring -

both attempting to snare the first K.C. (N). ceremony. poorly in recent weeks, the Belles,
THE FIRST ball will be tossed
April 26-Boiton at N.Y. Bait. at Wash.; '
sacker's and Tom ; thanks to a'large early season SHORTCHIPS
job, pitcher K.C. N Admiral Kenneth ;
Cleve. at Detroit; Chicago at ( ) by Rear Craig
Vogel. However, McCaffrey has April 27-Wash. at N.Y.; Detroit at K.C.N Commander Fleet Air Jackson- lead, still pace the field. I

shied away from naming a start- ( ); Boston at Baltimore (N). ville, then each major league I The Blue Birds moved out of

ing nine, or even attempting to team will play one inning of the cellar by taking two games

name one. VA-44 BowlersSet baseball, strutting their stuff before ''''I' from the Green Hornets with the The NAS Jax' Golf Committee

The Fliers have a practice tilt the crowd. I Tan Tigers losing three to the bas branched out into several
White Owls and going into the subcommittees to tackle the many
scheduled with the NATTCenter Torrid The Ladies Auxiliary of the I
PaceIn 1
Marines Sunday at 1400 at Mason League is planning to serve dungeon. problems and programs used

Field. chicken supper at the field site Bowler of the week was again regarding golfing aboard'the Sta-

The season's lid-lifter against NAS LeaguesAdministration to enable persons to remain for Mary Ann Warbington with a 150 tion.Members

Jacksonville University's young and the VA-44 the opening games of the season, average, 189 high game and 531 of the subcommitteesare
series."PLAY : Handicap, A. H. Myers andC.
nine at JU is looming starting at 1800.
May 6 Cougars, both with 16-8 records, E. Walker; Greens and

closer Games are also carded share first place in the National Grounds: Lcdr. Swecker, Lcdr.
with the Dolphins May 7 and 9 League following the fifth weekof
t
} '.;f 7: { 'r.fr3.arid' Marusa and Rod Pinney; Tour-

at Mason Field and May 10 at competition in Mainside intra- ...}i.}:.nr fv.. .: .1: .V .?.,.!. :,/, nament: Comdr. Bill Koressel and,
JU. ; '
mural bowling circuits. ,6: FA:
f -tjg( ) Bill Scarbrough; Publicity -
Service personnel are still wel- The Cougars, inactive last week, :.ak:: N 4 "iit' :- Comdr. Koressel and P. M.

come to try out for a position with moved into the tie when Ad- y. Babick; Membership and Clubhouse -

the Fliers. No position has been ministration, in the front alone' Mrs. Thompson, Lcdr.

clinched yet and newcomers are last week, lost a 3-1 decision to Swecker, Lcdr Holley and D. W.

always given a thorough look- MARTD. s ; Clark.

over from the coaching staff. The Cougar sister unit, VA-44 Persons are invited to pass on

Practice is held daily at 1530. Hornets, have first place to their suggestions for improve-

themselves in the American lea- 111 J ment of golf on this Station to the

.. gue, although ComFair Jax, in various committee members.

rg .. second place, gained ground witha }<:;.? / : .;frJY.a'rlgy

sweep over the Waves. The Persons with Senior Life Saving -

Hornets, 22-2 on the season, did certificate interested in acting -
1. What does the term "match
Play" mean in golf? not bowl last week; ComFair Jax as lifeguards at swimming

i3 24-8. I pools aboard the Station are
2. What is the situation in a
downed the 679th Air: urged to contact chief Scotlis at
tennis game if the score is deuce? Hospital fr rb
3. How many'games must each Force unit, 4-0, to continue in ext. 512.

major league baseball team playin front of the Continental League

a regular season? chase with a mark of 22 wins and Ft. Myer, Va., coach Flavous

six losses. The VA-44 Raiders Finch has been teaching winning
saul tZ wue, leqo .
in sports since 1956 com-
hold second spot. ways ,
LIeu sAud( WII, 1ltI:: '.SI 'E BALL" Is a call of the spring to be heard goon
piling remarkable string of
a
iutod( eajqi IBIJ jaAsjd ipeg: 'I around Mainside softball diamonds with the 1960 intramural
..II'VW Qq; The San Francisco Giants will season drawing near. Meetings are being held each week for successes for such a short careerin
stop at West Point to play Army men signed up to umpire the- games. Some of them are shown the game. His teams are .750
SutA\ punoi B uj sapti( ,SOW eqj I above going over rules and regulations. At the board are A. H.
May 23rd, thus continuing the exhibition in football ((15-5), .788 in baseball
IUA\! oqlllaAud IIq, pus epq eq| I, Atwell and Frank McCaffrey, Athletic Director. Seated left to
IUII110.1'1 'sane; eq? uj n8CIoqM baseball series that started right, are A. J. Stanford, David Solesbee, Harry Geraty, C. M. (63-17) and at last check .818 in
under John McGraw in 1914. I Mohsani, J. Loya, J. E. Acker and Frank Collins. basketball (7216)
IIq 11(01 isABid aq.L.'I



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/- NATT C. 'Small Business

April Is No Slouch When It Comes To

Must Gel FairShare'Smathers

Thinking Up Special Days And Weeks


-
Never let it be said that this Week, U.S.-Canada Good Will Week, Realtor Week, Noise Two members of the Senate

country's hucksters are ever Day, YWCA Week, Secretaries Abatement Week, Boys' Club Committee Small Busi-
Select on
asleep at the switch. Week, Good Human Relations Week, Model Building Week of
the cause
April, like all other months, Week, Retail Bakers Week, and Arts and Crafts Week. ness championed business at the 15th meet-
small
is one of a veritable fountainof Retail Credit Week, Invest-In-
special days and weeks with America Week and Photo- There. are other unusual ing of the'Southeastern States
Aviation Ordnanceman's School things, too, such as PearadlseInApril Armed Services Small Business
which the general public can graphy Week.
Clasj! 6015 will complet3] Air- Nature's Nightcap Council at the Robert Meyer Ho-
confuse itself to the utmost
Fnm t ,morrow and begin Phase I Others to come, or which Month and America's Heart- tel Tuesday and Wednesday.Sen. .

of AO "A" School on Monday. degree. have already been observed, land Month.
Class 5949 graduates tomorrow to First of all it's Clean-Up, include Baby Food Week, George Smathers of Florida -
Paint-Up and Fix-Up Month, Public Relations people have who has been acclaimed for
fill its place in the Fleet. Hardware Week, DoItYourself -
along with Rug Cleaning even come up with MotherInLaw his interest in the plight of the
No class was selected honor Month and Hobby Month. Week, Honey For Break- Day along with Comedy small businessman In competingwith
class for this
week but Class
The coming week will find fast Week, Bike Safety Week,. Week and Laugh Week. 'Nuff big business for government
6001 under able
leadership of such celebrations (1)) as Coin Sunday School Week, Library said. contracts, declared that "It is
C. D. Hanson, still leads that field
with the least number of demerit r very important to see that the
small business man gets his fair
points. Jax Credit UnionAnticipates shake of government business.
Building 611 will have'a face-
the small business
3L'3
Protecting
lifting this week with the plant-
4% concern makes our free enter-
Ing of 100 dozen flowers around
the building. .j-{) i.i.J i/!:;/: prise system operate to better advantage -

Dividend } and better protects
PayingThe '
America.
Aviation Electrician' Mat. 'i"'f.':.,,>:;,
School Like everyone else at Jax Navy Federal Credit : "UNLESS we offer protectionto

NATTCenter last week, the Union, with a fine first quarter the small business companies,

"Sparkchasers" of AE School reported, has claimed new highsin such as giving them a fair chancein

were spending their time pre- every phase of operation.The competing for government

paring for the successful Inspection group's analyst has been x. business, we will destroy our way

so isn't much news this able to report to Credit Union of life in America," Smathers de-

week. president Gordon King that an clared.

Class 6016 is welcomed to anticipated four- and one-half Sen. Alan Bible (D-Nev.) assailed -

school this week. Honor class, percent interest will be paid for the red tape of govern-

Class 5944, graduates tomorrow. 1960.A. ment procurement practice and
Honor student is Pfc. Ronald instances
declared that in many
credit union performs a two-
Yancy. mall business was left out of fair
way service; it's a place to obtain :

The falls this loans at reasonable rates and a competition, especially in defense
spotlight week on
Phase IV of AE "A" School. The place for depositing funds which contracts.HE .

three-week phase, under super- pays better than prevailing ratesof 1' r :, S1LY SAID: "While there may be

vision of CWO J. A. Swan andC. interest. some extenuating circumstances

F. Atteberry, AECS, is when While a person is receiving which require a sole source approach -

the student hears for the first dividends by saving with the instead of competitive

time of the rudiments of alternat- credit union, he also gets life insurance __ '" .y..w.--_ award-legitimate modification of
ing (AC) current. himself PARTY TIME Sixty-two children at the NAS Jax Nun. contracts for example-I am totally -
coverage on or
ery Kindergarten enjoyed! an Easier party last Thursday. The
Up to this point, the studenthas family at no extra cost. class, conducted by Mrs. W. H. Bedard, is an accredited kinder- unimpressed with an over-

been using only DC theory. Limits on deposits in the Jax garten class. From left are Benny Kelly, Pamela Newark Donna all situation which weighs the
Mathematics taught the student McPherson David Fleming and Lynn Howard displaying the 'Ing five, or even attempting to
:now come into great use, as AC Navy CU have been lifted and a Easter Bunny cake that was served at the party along with Ice scales against the small operator -
theory is largely formulae. family may now have a total of: cream,and the traditional Easter egg. ."
$10,000 in savings. A lump sum
Next is circuit analysis and be deposited at time He went on to say "Recognizingthe
may
trouble shooting done on work- which earns dividends for any a full Speed Is An Essential FactorIn vital part you (Armed Serv-
; boards. With introduction of AC
month if deposited before the ices Small Business Council) have

theory also comes electronics, 15th of any month. Treating Poisoning Cases played in the defense effort, the
considered by most to be the Senate Small Business Commit-
hardest to of all The Jax Navy Credit Union reports '-'" '-'"
grasp subjects Subcommittee
Do know what to do if tee's on govern-
taught at AE School. loans outstanding of $1,934- you member of fam- Association to prevent poisoning. ment procurement has, throughits
a
or
For this reason, Phase IV is 928.76; shares of members, $2- you takes your ? All drugs, poisonous substancesand investigations and public hear-
ily accidentally
the "make or break" portion of; 035,688.14; total assets, $2,140- The American Medical poison Asso- household chemicals shouldbe ings, sought to promote the fed-

AE "A" School. If the student 566.64; gross earnings for period ciation has prepared a com kept out of reach of children. eral government's small business

does well here, it's felt he can get Jan 1 to March 31 Non-edible products should not .
$56,611.60; prehensive list of'things to do program.
through the forthcoming more be stored on shelves used for
technical phases.Nearly total expenses in this period, until your physician comes in storing food.ANOTHER. THE TWO-DAY conference,

$$25,973.47; net gain of $30,638.13, the case of poisoning. sponsored by the Naval 'Air Sta-

and a membership of 9,789.A Speed is one of the most essen-i THING to do to tion under the auspices of the
4,000 tial factors in treating poisoning.i prevent poisoning is never re-use Southeastern States Armed Serv-

Absorption of the poison must be i containers of chemical substancesor ices Small Business Committee,
boy applied for a job at the
Civilians Get local utility and was stopped. If possible, one person I transfer poisonous substancesto attracted hundreds of members of
company
should begin treatment while unlabeled containers. Never small business.
the I
questioned by personnel
another calls a physician. I tell children you are giving
Chest manager. Small business advisors and
XRaysNearly will them candy when are actu-
NATURE) OF the poison you
Manager: "What's your name?" representatives of the N a V y,
4,000 civilian employeesat Boy: "Thomas Alva Edison." determine whether to call a physician -. ally giving them medicine. Army and Air Force were on

three NAS Jax departmentshave Manager: "Say, that's a pretty or begin first aid measures II Another don't, says AMA, is hand to assist and advise small

already been X-Rayed in popular name around here." first. In addition the poison con- never give or take medicines in business on problems related to

the current chest X-Ray drive, Boy: "Well, it ought to be. I've tainer and material itself, if any the dark. Don't leave discarded military procurement.NAS .
and over a thousand been remains should be saved.
are expectedto delivering in
newspapers I I medicines where children or pets Jax Supply Department,
be X-Rayed at NATTCenterand this building for two years." Eight ways are cited by thePHANTOM
headed Kenneth Wheeler
the might get at them. And be sure to by Capt. -
Hospital before the drive
played a major role in coordinating -
concludes next week. read labels before using chemical
the event.
Overhaul and, Repair Depart- products.

ment was first to take part in the
3tu
> ,, : X-Ray program this year, and MeritoriousContinued EM ClothesContinued

some 2,300 civilian employeeswere ( from Page 1))

X-Rayed at Building 101, ( from Page 1)) creasing 55 cents and black gloves

where the equipment was set up. nished a flight check by the Fed- going up 25 cents.

Last week saw some 800 em- eral Aviation Agency was satis-
ployees each from Public Works factorily completed and certifi- The white hat, traditional markof

and Supply Departments receiv- cation for the use of the facility Uncle Sam's sailors, probablywill

ing X-Rays. under Instrument Flight Rule remain at the same price.

During the early part of next conditions was made," it contin- Enlisted Reservists reporting on

week NATTCenter employeeswill ued. active duty for more than six

be X-Rayed at) the Mainside Weinbarg, who has held the months will be issued an initial
Dispensary in Building 8. Hospital clothing allowance like their
employees will be XRayedon position with Operations Depart- Regular Navy contemporaries.Cost .

ment since last July, has been
and --- .
Thursday Friday.All t. of basic items needed by

X-Rays are being admIn- TAKEOFF The Navy'i fastest Jet fighter, Electronic Engineer Specialist for enlisted men below CPO grade
the F4-H Phantom II, off the elevator before
comes launching
istered HM3 NAS Communications Depart- and for Re-
by Jerry Ward, of from the carrier Independence during recent operations. Lcdr. totals $56.90 women
the Medical Department. Paul Spencer was test pilot for the flight. ment for 11 years. servists, $129.50 to $136.70.XM .