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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: May 5, 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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r& ; r;, 1: ; .L l Unique Station Unit Is Only Long-Range



r .. In United States'A
Ii "' Photographic Squadron

4 "Cougar" flies over the enemy I I
AIr: Jf: 1 at 300 feet. Shutters click,I I The only long-range photogra- ,on the mission.
) : the aircraft returns and within phic squadron in the United States These detachments usually

". .;':'. two hours, pilots view the "wet VAP-62, commanded by function as individual units, but
:; lay" of the terrain, noting camou- Comdr Charles T. Frohne Jr., is have, on occasion, operated as

flaged areas, gullies, and high one of the most unique units at part of the Sixth Fleet. Duringits
existence VAP-62 has had as
NAS Jax. ,
points of the area they must fly
over in the next Fleet exercise. Although it was commissionedhere many as 21 self-supporting detachments -
I seeing service on .five.
in April of 1952, the squadron -
IT TAKES guts, to push an undefended -! continents of the world.
later stationed at NAS
.aircraft into enemy ter : was SINCE ALL the work of a
Sanford and NAS Norfolk. In August
ritory. But it also takes real i heavy photo squadron is long.
1957 the "photogs" returned
know-how to catch on film the i range, local detachments are
to Jax. I
right target area from just the geared to pack up and go at a
correct angle. Even so, this ADDING TO its unique opera moment's notice to handle special
could have well been a flight by tion is the fact that VAP-62 never rush jobs, satisfying most of the

aircraft of Heavy Photographic deploys as a whole-instead, I Atlantic Fleet's aerial photogra-

", ,'''''''''N. .....,.,..",,,.,.....,,.W... ."'m..'........"W''.... ". ....,.., ,, ....,,"-.""W'Y."...."'..:<.;.....".<<<_i.,,','..."1I Squadron Slxty.Two.during the it sends out small detachments of I phic requirements. They are qua-
VAP-62 SCENE Photo. I Korean conflict. two or three planes, depending I (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 2))

graphers from VAP-62 prepare :
cameras and supplies for flightin
one of the unit's new twin-
let A3D-2P Skywarriors. From
are Gary Ganoie, PHA3.
Robert Stoll, PHAAN, and Pat
Riedenour, PHI.


HAS Starts J1lX '



Safety Check -

Vol 18 No. 9 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 5 May 1960


Of VehiclesA Goal Of $30,000 Set

big step in improving mo-
tor vehicle safety aboard the

Naval Air Station is being in- ___ U
Relief DriveNavy
In
stituted May 9. Navy

This is the date when it be- .:?: .:..

comes mandatory for all pri- '. activities in the Jacksonville area will be shootingat

vately-owned vehicles driven ___ ___ ___ a $30,000 goal during the annual Navy Relief Society appeal
aboard the Station to pass a safety i ____ for funds which commenced Wednesday and concludes;
..
inspection before a decal or : June 6. I
_____ _
Auxiliary, "the Navy Relief So-
is issued
tag The goal established is the approximate
IT'S HOPED ciety provides a dignified and essential -
by safety officials annual expense of the
*
service in promoting the
that this program can provide Jacksonville Auxiliary of the Society -
impetus for drivers to get a bet- _- needed to care for the needsof morale" and effectiveness of Navy
ter realization of the elements of \ Navy men and their families men.
As it has been since it was organized -
highway safety, by insuring themof during the ensuing year.
mechanically safe vehicles. THE JACKSONVILLE Auxiliary in 1904, the Navy Relief
r \ P Society is the Navy's own organ
Vehicles with unsafe equipment serves the Jacksonville area,
__ ization for the relief of distress
cannot pass the safety inspectionand _.4..m""m.Y: ':" I .. ..y.,"" "" .......,,<..''''i'i.iW.-...:.,. ..' along with Florida Group at among its own people-Navy and
will not be allowed to enter Naval Station Green Cove
William L. .
CHANGE OF COMMAND Capt. Engleman.at Marine Corps personnel and their
the Station until the equipmenthas ( podium) reads orders making him commanding officer of the Springs, NAS Sanford and NAS families.
been repaired or replaced. Naval Hospital during change of command ceremony Friday.He Glynco, Ga.
relieves Capt. Alton C. Abernethy (left) who retired after As pointed out by Capt James INDIVIDUAL command goals
VEHICLES already bearing i 30 years Naval service. Capt. Engleman comes here from his established are, for NAS Jackson
R. of the Jax
Reedy, president
stickers will not be required to post as Professional Assistant to the commanding officer at ville and all tenant commands
be inspected at this time. How- Naval Hospital Bethesda Md. based aboard, $13,200; NAS Cecil

ever, as a decal expires, that vehicle Flower Service, Field, $5,460; Naval Station May-

will need to undergo in- Engelman Takes port, $900; Green Cove Springs,
spection.As Capt. Featured By NX $2,430; NAS Sanford, $3,810; and

a service to motorists, the Orders for Mother's Day NAS Glynco, $4,200.
Navy Exchange Service Stationis Over As Hospital C 0 flowers may be placed at the NAS Jax and activities aboard
opening its garage facilities for Navy Exchanges again this have already begun their drive,
inspection of privately-owned centered around the giving awayof
cars, at no expense to the vehicle At informal ceremonies at the Hospital Auditorium last year.Mother's Day flowers may $10,000 worth of prizes. A 50

operator. Civilian employees and Friday, Capt. William L. Engelman relieved Capt. Alton C. be sent anywhere in the United cent donation to the Navy Relief

military personnel can use this Abernethy as Naval Hospital- commanding officer. States. Local delivery is pro- Society entitles the contributorto

service. I Capt. Abernethy retired from, San Diego, Calif. He specialized vided for residents of this area a chance on the prizes, which
the Naval service after completing -
Inspections done by reputable I in care of dependents during mostof and special delivery is afforded include a 1960 Chevrolet Impala
community garages, repair shops 30 years. He had been Jax the period prior to WWII. residents of Navy Housing at convertible; a 1960 Triumph road-
and gas stations will be honoredif Hospital commanding officer I Capt. Engelman was assignedas NAS Jax and Dewey Park ster; and a boat, motor and trailer

the operator of the inspected since February 1958. Medical Officer on a small sea- from 0730 to 0900 on Sunday, combination; plus several other
HE PRAISED the doctors, nur- .
vehicle has a safety inspectionform plane tender in the Aleutian area May 8.Orders. outstanding prizes.It
filled out by the inspector. ses, corpsmen and civilian em- in 1943. He received the Purple may be placed is pointed out that personnelwho
These forms can be obtained at ployees for their devotion to duty. Heart and citation resultant to through 1200 Saturday at Navy do not wish to donate
Paraphrasing Winston Churchill, through the purchase of ticketsfor
the Station Police Office. subma- Exchanges in Building 3;
Capt. Abernethy said, "So few torpedoing by Japanese Building 590 at NATTCenter, prizes can still contribute to

Marine have done so much for the pa- rine. and Building H-2009 at the the Society in the regular man-
Top HonormanOnce tient." CAPT. ENGELMAN served as Naval Hospital. ner by offering their contributionto

again the Marine Corps He continued, "Much is said (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 1)) I the keymen in their unit.

has taken top honors at Aviation about the younger generation but .

James Electrician's Gallagher Mate from School.Merion Pfc. certainly the men of proved this command that given have the I Officials Optimistic. As Savings- Bond Drive Beams- Here .

Park, Pa., was honorman at the leadership and responsi- Hundreds of keymen and unit
proper by Capt. Nelson M. Head, Chiefof demonstrated and installed locally
Class "A" School graduation held chairmen, armed with spirit and
do terrific
bility they can a job.
Staff, Naval Air Bases, Sixth by Southern Bell.
April 29 at NATTCenter. enthusiasm, today begin Jackson-
The outgoing CO read his Naval District Command, repre- In his message Mr. Neal, whois
Pfc. Gallagher who joined the orders relieving him of all active ville Navy's effort to increase the senting Rear Admiral Kenneth national director of the U. S.

US Marine Corps in 1958 has not duty. Capt. Engelman then read purchase of U.S. Savings Bonds Craig, the assemblage received Savings Bonds Division, pointedto
yet received his orders for trans- his orders and complimented the among military and civilian per- words of wisdom and encourage- the seriousness with which the

fer. staff on such a fine and clean sonnel through the Payroll Savings ment from William H. Neal, As- Treasury views the Savings Bond

hospital. plan. sistant Secretary of the Treasury, Program. He complimented the
CPO Club Dance SlatedThe PRIOR TO coming to Jax, Capt. The group kicked off the 1960 who spoke directly by phone Navy on the fine leadership displayed

Chief Petty Officer's Club Engelman served as Professional Savings Bond campaign at a rally from Washington, D.C. in the program and expressed -

has scheduled its annual May Assistant to the commanding officer Wednesday afternoon at the Using the new Direct Distance hope that the kickoff rally -

Day Dance May 6 starting at Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Mainside Theatre where they Dialing system for the first timeat would be the beginning of the
2100 at the CPO Club. were privileged to sit in on a NAS, Mr. Neal was reached in achievement of the drive among
Md.Capt.
Music will be furnished by the Engelman took his Internship historic event. Washington by dialing his number local personnel.

Jax Navy Band. at the Naval Hospital, Following the principal address direct. The new system was I (Please turn to Page I. Col. 5)f )



Page '2 JAX AIR NEWS 5 May 196

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,\' (ii' ", JR" '" .',;; ,:. News In ReviewClassified

NAS, Jacksonville ,. .. .. .. .._ .. ,w. .. ,".
Copt.: James R. Reedy,...............r..r..r....... Commanding Officer c. c
Cmdr. Robert Ntlion ...........................-..... ......................................Executive Officer Three boys and three girls were born Pay Raise War Maurice Stans told the committeethat
NAB Six Fleet Air Jeckionvitle et the Naval Hospital April 5. They are

Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig! ............r..r..r............................................ Commander Leeana, to Leo NeSmith, BM1, and Mn. Seen Becoming Tougher. proposed increases are un- |
Capt. Graytfon H. Weber ...................................................... Chief of Staff, Fairfax NeSmith; Patrick Dean, to Carroll John- raise for fair, unsound and unnecessary.
Opt. Nation M. Head Chief of Staff, NAB Six aon, AMI, and Mn. Johnson; Linda Sue, The struggle for a pay Sen. Olin Johnston (D-S.C.,1)
Fleet Air Wing Eleven to Mount Bait, III, HM2, and Mrs. Ban; classified government employees

Cept. Robert M. Mllner ............................................................................ Commander Kimberly Sue, to Royce Spurting, AK3, becomes tougher and tougher as chairman of the Senate Post Of-
Cept. Charts U Lambing ...r..r.r..r.r............................... Chief Staff Officer and Mn. Spurting; Arthur Dale, to Pvt. the opposition becomes stiffer and fice and Civil Service Committee,
Naval Air Technical Training Center and Mri. Herman Looney, and James : disagreed with the Administra-

Capt. Robert J. Fleming __ __ ___ ________ Commanding Officer Franklin, to Lcdr. and Mri. Robert Heglund.Born stiffer. tion's position that a raise is un-
Comdr. Gerald R. Pearson ................................................'........... Executive Officer April 6 were Michael Anthony to Now it's the Defense Depart- He is renewing
Naval Hospital Roland Haines, DCI, and Mri.. Haines; ment which has joined the Ad- necessary. his
Capt William L. Engelman ..._....._.....-.. ..n.i- Commanding Officer Judy Carol, to Carl Gibson, SN, and attack federal committee's hearings on whetheror
CeJ t. John G. Feder ........................................................................ Executive Officer Mn. Gibson; Joseph Lee, to Richard ministration on a not a raise is justified this
NARTU Zlolkowikl, ADJ3, and Mri. Zlolkowikl, employee pay raise bill. Assistant

Cept. F. H. Holt ................r..r.............. Commending Officer and a baby girl to SFC. and Mri. Reginald Secretary of Defense Charles year.
Comdr. H. Hudglnt ..................................................... Executive Officer Womack.A Finucane told the House Post Of- Yet word comes out of Wash-
baby girl was born April 7 to Ltg(| ) ton that despite the strong testi-
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Florida at no Jay Swink and Mri. Swink; Denise Lynn, fice and Civil Service Committeethat it the House
expenie to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P.95 Rev. July 1958. to Lewis McBride, A02, and Mri. McBride any civilian pay increase mony against groupis
Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jacktonvllle ; Deborah Annette, to Charles Jack.' would cut heavily into the bud- expected to approve a pay raise
Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Fleet Air Wing "11, Naval Air ion, PH2, and Mri. Jackson; Angela get of the Defense Department, bill. In view of the Administra-
Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hoipltal. Antla, to Otis Young, SD3, and Mri. tion's unyielding attitude, the
Service Information Officer .................... Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnli Jr. Young; Mark Arthur, to Eiteban Selan, the largest single employer of committee is
Assistant Service Information Officer ,,,................. Andrew H. Planey TN, and Mri. Selan, and David Gregory, white collar) workers. House expected to
Editor-Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporteri-Mae Spencer, J02; Gene Hagan, JOSN; to Ernest Chapman, SWF2, and Mri. Previously Budget Director limit the increase to about seven
Sandy Mertlnton, JOSA; Sam Bowman, SA. Photographer-Rotcoe Carter, PH3. Chapman. percent.It .
The Jax Air Newt U a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material ,
'- '- --- ; : ji }/ :,"/ pointed out that this mod-
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit la given. Photographs, ii -t ',,. ..,,:
unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographa. } est type of raise would have a
Editorial office located In Room 230, Main Administration Building. Phone .x. :: ; J'i'l: better chance of getting; Congressto

tensions 8164, 656, 272 or 216.'TIIOSeAre. r '." t override a Presidential veto.

And so the battle rages ont!
'. e .
TheFacts Ma'am'"Those *
rf ,
; : Increase In Employees'Per
are the facts, ma'am"
Diem Allowance, Near
"What are the facts?" _
The bill to increase travel allowances -
"That U. S. Savings, Bonds are' now better to buy and hold of federal employees,

than ever before." which passed the.House sometimeago

"So, what does that got . ." is expected to be approvedby

"Just this, ma'am. Series E and H bonds, old and new, f the Senate Government Oper-
,
'CL. x S si
will pay you more interest. The increase is approximately % ations Committee. It would increase -
per diem from $12 to $15a
percent per year".
day.
"Why! this is good news.."' *

"You're right ma'am it is good news to 40 million Americanswho -4 gk Higher Grades ApprovedFor

hold more than $42% million In E and H bonds, to the eight 'Quality' Scientists

million now buying bonds through payroll savings where they
Higher grades and salaries for
work, and the millions more who buy them where they bank". certain "quality" scientists and

"What did you say 'about interest?" engineers who have completedpost

"Ma'am, series E bonds issued in June 1959 and thereafterwill n graduate work have been
",_ _,v.- .........,.. m._....... _.
earn; 3% percent if held to maturity, 7 years and 9 months.On PUBLIC WORKS COFFEE Continuing a lecenlly inaugurated approved by the Civil Service
Commission. Its order is confinedto
bonds not held the full period, the gains will be less". program. Capt. J. Henry Etter, (rear) NAS Jax Public
Works Officer, honors outstanding Department employees at an jobs in research and develop-
"But I thought that bonds took
longer to mature""That's Informal Coffee Break" in his office. April honor employees of ment work.A .

it, ma'am, you don't have the facts. The increase Public Works were, (seated, from left) Ernest Leslie, Manage graduate with a Master's degree -
Maintenance Control Division Jess Newsom, Re-
from the old 3V4 percent rate is accomplished by shortening the ment Analyst ;
frigeration Mechanic Utilities Division, and Mrs. Elsa Steele, who stands in the top 25
maturity period from the former 8 years and 11 months." Clerk-Typist, Maintenance Division. percent of his class can be startedat

"And the prices . ." Grade 9 instead of 7. A professional -

"Listen closely, ma'am. I'm trying to give you the facts. Navy Wives To Gather For with a Doctor's degree
could be started at Grade 12 instead -
Prices remain the same: 75 cents on the dollar of maturity
of 11, if he stood in the top
value. Cash values will be improved all along' the line, graduated half of his class.

so you get more for holding onto your bonds longer", Southeast Regional MeetingThe *

"So you think U. S. Savings Bonds are a good investment?" Southeast Regional Meeting of the Navy Wives Clubs of Retired Officers QuandaryMay

"Ma'am I don't have to think about it. It's a fact, ma'am. America is due to convene Sunday at.the clubhouse in Dewey Park. Be Stilled By Defense

Savings Bonds, like I say Ma'am, pay interest of 3% percent Jax Navy Club No. 86 will be hostess for the three-day event which Defense Department is workingon

compounded semi-annually, when held to maturity. That means includes business and social activities! aboard NAS Jax, NS May- a plan which could break the

they're pretty much on par with insured bank accounts and port and NAS Cecil Field. vian Wagner is in charge of ar- decades-old ban on employmentof
MRS. JOHN Davis, past presi- the
retired Regular officers by
most insured and
savings loan shares". rangements.
dent of the local Navy Wives Federal government.The .
"I hear a lot of people cash them in every day". Club and currently Southeast Re- Tuesday's functions will include -
idea is to ask the White
"You're right, ma'am, they do. There's nothing wrong about gional Vice President, will be "A Day at Mayport," where Presidential

redeeming U. S. Savings Bonds. It's no crime, that's what peoplesave presiding officer. In addition, Club No. 201 will be hostesses. House commission to set and up make a recommen-
National I Delegates will then return to
Messrs. Mary Shelby,
for in the first place! to use money for worthwhile ends. Mainside dations for changes in the restric-
for
dinner
Vice President, and Shirley at the Civil-
You hear about people cashing bonds but don't hear about tive laws.
you White, National Treasurer, will ian Cafeteria, followed by enter-
those who hold onto them to maturity". be present, along with represen- tainment under direction of Mrs. The controversy over the dual

"You however, ma'am, are committing a crime." tatives from Saufley Field, Key Jessie Miller. compensation and employmentlaws

"Me, how?" West, Cecil Field, Mayport, San- Cecil Field's Club No. 121 will has been going on for at

"By not saving regularly""But ford, Charleston, Norfolk, Oceana, host the third day, with highlightof least 30 years. The Pentagon feels
how . ." Memphis, Atlanta and Jax. activities to be a silver tea at that denial of employment to retired -
"Like I say, ma'am. Investment in Savings Bonds is a safe, Official opening of the three- the Enlisted Men's Club. officers also denies the gov-

sure way to accumulate savings through the payroll savingsplan" day conclave will begin Monday THE MEETING will climax ernment the use of very well

morning with registration of with a banquet and dance Wed- qualified individuals and is a

some 75 delegates, who will be nesday at the Riverside Lions waste of manpower.

I NARTU Units Set Command Changes I given a welcome address by Capt. I Club. Capt. Nelson M. Head, Many civilian employees look

James R. Reedy, NAS Jax com-' Chief of Staff of ComNab Six, upon the end of the restrictionsas
NARTU Jax is changing
com-
manding officers in three of its time of commissioning of the local manding officer. will be guest speaker. Presenta- a danger to their jobs. They
Invocation will be delivered by tion of awards will be
activity and has never missed made to
17 Reserve squadrons. feel it is for two men
a weekend drill. Lcdr. W. J. Davis, Naval Hospital clubs winning the membershipaward wrong
First change took place Satur- Patrol Squadron 741 will un- Chaplain. Mrs. Pearl Smith, pres- for the greatest gain in doing the same job to have un-

day when Comdr. Charles Rogers dergo a change of command Sat- ident of the Jax club, will extenda new members. equal pay from the same treasuryas

relinquished command of Air urday when Comdr. Rick Oreair welcome and will present the Also, an award will go to the ( would occur with a retired
Wing Staff 74 to Comdr. Ed Val- to the Southeast Regional club with the
takes over from Comdr. John gavel most outstanding officer drawing salary and retire-
entine. Briggs. Vice President, who will formally scrapbook. Judges for the awardare
ment from Uncle Sam.)
Comdr. Rogers' colorful back- The third change is slated for open the meeting. Messrs. B. C. McCaffree, W. pay
ground in the Naval Air Reserveis May 14 when Comdr. Frank Graham MONDAY'S activities will be R. Staggs and Mildred Erdman. They also feel the officer would

highlighted by the fact he was turns over command of Anti- concluded with a buffet supper General chairman for the benefit unfairly because of vet-

the first Reservist to enlist in the Submarine Squadron 741 to and cocktail hour at the CPO event is Mrs. Alice Meyer, assisted erans preferance laws.

NARTU weekend program at I Comdr. C. W. Ferrell. Club aboard the Station. Mrs. Vi- by Mrs. Jean Murphy. .1 I.I.More on this next ,week!

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5 May 1960 SAX AIR NEWS Page 3
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Naval Air Mobile Training Setup Brings

I r: I

> r r .. \ 1r The Classroom Right To Operating FleetBringing


the classroom to detachments are under admini- I craft Maintenance range from 0
the student is function of the strative control of the Naval Air hours to 216 hours total. Some
Naval Air Mobile Training control of the Naval Air Tech- subjects covered during this per-

program. Developed during Technical Training Center, Mem- iod are: power plants and related
WWII when engineering pro- phis, Tenn. systems (AD rates) ; Airframesand
gress began to outstrip train- Locally, the Naval Air Mobile hydraulic systems (AM
ing facilities, the programnow Training Group is located in rates); Electrical and Instrument
has mobile trainers located Building 702. Lcdr. Ralph M. systems (AE rates) and Arma-

at major air stations Kingsley is Area ,Representative.THE ment systems (AO rates).
throughout the country. GROUP maintains five de- The fundamental courses offer
Headquarters for the NAMO- tachments. They are the A4D classes in reciprocating engine

TRA program on the East Coastare trainer, the Martin Baker eJec- fundamental, 40 hours, hydraulic
located at NAS Norfolk, Va. tion seat trainer, the J-65 Class fundamental course, 32 hours,
It is headed by a Regional Repre- "C" detachment and the ABC de- fundamentals of electricity, 40
h sentative (East) who coordinateshis tachment. The Group expects to hours and armament and ord-
I
activities with Staff, Commander get a P2V detachment from NAS,. ance fundamentals, 24 hours.

.__.................y .._. Naval Air Force, Atlantic Brunswick, Maine in June or. THE CLASS "C" Maintenancecourse
'
EVERYDAY LIFE AT NAMTD In above photo AciGy. Fleet. July. .1' covers maintenance for
Sgt. Jean Luisier, (left) explains frequency meter on the A4D-& The representative and his Typical training courses in Air- J-65-W4 4B, 16 and 16A Aircraft
Electrical System Panel to NAMTD students Kenneth Robinson ; engines and J65. The course includes -
PR2 of VA-176 and Ward Davies, PR2, of VA34. The panel
is part of Just one phase of the 64-hour familiarization courseat disassembly inspection and
Naval Air Mobile Training Group Jax. Right photo, AclGy- repair of the front main bearing
Sgt. M. G. Clower, (right) points out parts of inflight refueling section, compressor section, tur-
system on mockup of A4D-2IN to Thomas Siultx, AOAN, of bine and exhaust and combustion
VA.44, and Bob Willoughby, ATAN. sections.

The Martin-Baker Familiarization -
Gray Ladies MOVIESThursday and Maintenance course cov-
.xC a4 ers the Martin-Baker seat as installed -
Class Slated ? in the F9F-8T aircraft.

May 5 The detachment while home-

May 2327Another Mainside-Cairo Road; NATT based at NAS Jax, spends con-
Center-Rally Round The Flag, siderable time on the road cover-
class in Gray Ladies Boys; Hospital-The Threat, all ing fleet aviation activities in the
training is scheduled May 23 at 1900. Norfolk area and southward to
through 27 at the Naval Hospital Friday,'Map 6 NAS Key West, Fla.

Classes are held semiannuallyto Mainside-Some Came Run- Another important course offered -
___
instruct volunteers in the fun- ning; NATTCenter-Cairo Road; by the group is the Atomic,
damentals of being a Red Cross Hospital-Rally Round The Flag, Biological and Chemical Warfare:
Gray Lady. Many women now all at 1900. Course. This 24-hour course pro-
serving faithfully in wards at the Saturday, May 7 vides personnel with a basic

Hospital are products of this Mainside-Warlock, 1900, NAT- knowledge of atomic, biologicaland

training. TCenter-Some Came Running, 1.9! chemical warfare and appre-
Classes will be held for three 1400 and 1900; HospitalCairoRoad ciation of the passive defense pro-
hours each morning for the five- 1900. gram.
day period with a final examina- Sunday, May 8 The NAMTG mission is to "pro-
tion given on last day of the class. Mainside-Onionhead, 1400 and 2t vide by means of Naval Air Mo-

Upon completion of classroom 1900 and 1900; NATTCenter, War- bile Training detachments, tech-
work, each prospective Gray Lady lock nical training for officers and en-
; Hospital-Some Came Run-
serves ten hours of apprenticeship ning. VW-4 Radar Pictures listed personnel in the operations,

before being capped. Monday, May 9 maintenance and repair of air-
Additional registration dates craft and associated equipment,
Mainside-Tank Force, 1800 and
for persons interested in enroll- 2000; NATTCenter-Onionhead, Reveal Storm's LifeThe to conduct such other ,training as
ing in the class: will be held in the Chief of Naval Operationsmay
1900; Hospital-Warlock, 1900.
Ward B3 May 13 at 1000 and 1400 Tuesday, May 10 complete life cycle of a hurricane has been captured direct."

and May 16 at 1000. Mainside-Snow Queen, 1800 on radar pictures bv two weather researchers from VW4.Lt. THE 700 people on the organ-
For further information, con- F. J:Schatzle and Lt. (jg) ization's roster (600 of them in
and 2000 NATTCenter Tank
tact Mrs. Jesse Miller at SP ; in the irregularly shaped cloud the field and the remainder at the
Force 1900 Onionhead. Cronise, squadron flight aerologists -
Hospital-
; mass, and finally the appearanceof
1-1905. Memphis headquarters) trained
Wednesday, May 11 say that this unique record
a well developed eye, thestorm's 42,000 students in 1959. An esti-
The small trunkfish exhibitedat Mainside Last Angry Man; will shed new light on how hur-
center. mated 48,000 will be trained this
Marine Studios is encases ina NATTCenter, Snow Queen; Hos ricanes are born. This informa-
Lt.:: Schatzle noted that "While year.
box-like structure made up of pital-Tank Force, all at 1900. tion is expected to add to the
Locally 25 instructors train
six-sided bony plates. This slow- ability of all weather experts to they have over 30,000 pictures of ,
some 150 to 175 students
swimming fish is' quite deliciousand give more advanced warning in Gracie it is very difficult to get per
Flower Show Held month. Seven of the instructorsare
is usually baked in its shell. the 1960 hurricane season, which uninterrupted pictorial records ofa Marines while the rest are

By Garden ClubThe starts June 15. storm because of' the limited Navymen.
THE AEROLOGISTS presentedthe
NAS Jax Garden Club's amount of time an aircraft can Instructors for the program are
Weather
the
to Flight
report
t'4 annual Flower Show was held Radar Conference held in San stay airborne on observation." 100 per cent volunteers. They are
last week in the St. Johns Roomof The Confer- -- ordered to Memphis for instructor
Francisco recently. I
training after careful
screeningby
the Officer's Club. DIVINE
ence was sponsored by the Standard Bureau of Naval Personnel.
Mrs. W. S. Cummings won first and
Institute
Research SERVICES
I WHEN A NEW detachment is
} t+rt prize and received a blue ribbon Northern California Chapter of _
; formed the instructors go to air-
for her best-of-the-show floral the American Meteorological So-
craft factories for four or five
rendition "Gpld and Silver. ciety. Sunday, May 8 weeks additional training in dif-

Other blue ribbons went to The two officers told how two ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL ferent airplanes. They return to
Mrs. Russel Hill for her arrange- heavily instrumented VW-4 Su- 0830-Service of Worship. Memphis to write lesson plans

ment "April Sunshine,"' Mrs. W. per Constellations spotted "Hur-: 0930-Sunday School, three- and then they are off to NATC,
E. Fraser for "Spring Reflections"and ricane Gracie" being born about I year-olds through adults, Build- Patuxent River, Md.
a blue ribbon to Mrs. M. M. 400 miles southwest of Miami last ing 722; Adult Bible Class, Chap- Most of the students are main-
Lindsay for "Spring Harvest." September. The project at the lain Wolfe, in Small Chapel. tenance personnel from fleet combat -
,
K t The election of next year's officers time was called by Life Magazine"The 0930-Service of Worship. squadrons. Although manyare
was held. New officers are: best warning the United 1100-Service of Worship. already experienced techni-

Mrs. Lindsay, president; Mrs. E. States ever had of a hurricane's 1830-Teen-Age, Senior High cians, the instruction they receiveat
A. Grunwald, vice-president; Mrs. location." Fellowships and United Fellow- the NAMT detachments mod-

Hill, second vice-president; Mrs.E. The Super. Connies flew a totalof ship of Protestants, Building 722 ernizes their "knowhow" in servicing -
T. Knight, secretary, and Mrs. 130 hours between Sept. 21 and and Small Chapel. new weapons systems assigned -
M. R. Hamilton, treasurer.A 29. During this period, 30,000 ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL to their squadrons.THE .
radar pictures of the hurricane 0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass. DETACHMENT'S on-the-

guest was amazed to see a formed until it slammed into the ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL spot method of training where

____.'._00 '__00 dog playing poker with the rest of South Carolina coast. NaTal Hospital the operating ,squadrons are bas-
SLAIN SNAKE One of the the family. "GRACIE" caused seven deaths 0615Confessions.0630Mass. ed saves the Navy and the taxpayer -

largest aboard poisonous the Station snakes recentlywas found "My," exclaimed the startled and over seven million dollars countless' thousands of dollars -

killed by Thomas Somerall visitor, "what a smart dog." property damage.The 0930-1015--Java Club. and man hours which other-
A03, near the Magazine "Aw, he's not so smart," said 1030-Protestant Worship Serv- wise would be expended in trans-
Area. Admiring mounting of the head of the house. "Every pictures, some timed onlya I ice. porting maintenance personnel to
his kill, Somerall displays grass time he has a good hand he wags few minutes apart, show the I Christian Science centrally located technical training -
tile.sling used to destroy the rep- his tail." beginning of the circular motions I Tuesday, 1900 Small ChapeL bases.i .



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JAX Am NEWS _

/.-NTC' :

r l When It Comes To Purchasing On Time


It's Best To Look Closely Before LeapingDon't


\ look now but that fine and military personnel has resulted -: "Low Bank Rates," "No Carry-

l --j print on the time payment con- from usury, fraud, mis- ing Charges" and "Name Your

tract you plan on signing may representation, misunderstanding Own Terms."

be a better job of ,camouflagethan and poor judgment. One department store adver-
Armed Forces combat tised a "small service charge"for
Aviation Ordnanceman's School units are capable of creating. Interest rates as high as 40 its time purchase plan. Investigation -

-The first class of 1960, Class Testimony to back this up to 62 percent finance have automobilesand been disclosed i this

6001, will graduate tomorrow was given Congress by offi- charged to installment "small charge" actually
with Class 6017 filling its shoes. cials of the Navy Federal other pur- amounted to 18 per cent for a

R. C. Davidson, AA, led Class Credit Union in what they chases. 12-month plan.
6005 to the Honor Class awatd termed shady practices of "Come on" ads sound goodto The time payment plan has (The Jax Air News Is prohibited

this week with minus-25 demerit money lenders and installment the starry-eyed who can proven useful and a large by Defense from listing Department commercial regulations

points. C. E. Lewis, AA, and W. C. sellers in today's "credit won- see only the product they number of firms offer reput- advertising.
Thomas, GFAN, won "Sharpest derland." want. They include such gim- able plans. However, it paysto Ads in this column are limited
Sailor" honors among support Hardship to both civilians micks as "No Money Down," look before you leap. to housing, for rent and sale and
rooms, lost and found items
personnel. miscellaneous (such as rides
Honormen for students wereP. wanted and swaps in duty as
S. Jones, Class 6005, for the Carrier Forrestal signments.No .
First Platoon, and W. L. Austin, ads are taken by phone, all
Class 6011, for Second Platoon. Feature Subject must be submitted personally or
by mail. The Jax Air News reserves -
Aviation Electrician's Mate right to edit all ads
School-Welcome aboard goes to Of TV Production"Jet Deadline for ads each week is
Class 6018 which begins AirFam Tuesday at 1200.)
this week. Congratulations to Carrier," the specially- For Sale

Class 5947 which graduated re- filmed story of a single day in In Cedar Hilts Eitatei-3 bdrm, 2 bath,
cently. the life of a giant U. S. Navy sup- Fla. rm, kit, Ig liv rm, gar, fen bk "yd.
Ocpy In July, down paymt $1,500, mo.
WO G. W. Valentine is due to er-carrier at sea, will be rebroadcast -
paymt $86. SP 1-3205 or EV 9-7711 1, ext.
be relieved in the near future by on "The 20th Century" 268.

WO H. R. Bruce who checked in Sunday at 1830 on WJXT, Chan- Comp. furn,, 3 bdrm home In Ortega
recently and who'll attend Super- nel Four. Hilts, jal Fla. rm, air cord, kit equip,
"The 20th Century" auto wash, oriental rUg 4928 Homecrett.
visor Training before taking overas cameras EV 44900.
phase supervisor.J. went aboard the USS Forrestal to
In Cedar Hilli-3 bdrm, pine-pan den,
L. Gettings, AE1, has checkedin record the story of one day in Ig kit, patio, fen yd, hdwd fit, tern porch,
for instructor from VCP63 Phone
duty Equity $1300. SP 1-3299.
her life-the ship, the men, the
in Miramar, Calif. A wholesale 3 bdrm home In Normandy VillageIg -
change of instructors is due withN. planes and the mission. liv-din rm, Ig kit, tcrnd Lalnl porch,

C. Pritchett, AE1, going to The giant ocean liners Queen landicp yd. Equity only $850, $77 mo.
paymt. Call ext. 8277/8352 or 7903
Phase VII, W. S. Wooten, AEC, to Elizabeth and United States wouldfit Chateau Dr. So.
.. ...... _.. .__ _
Phase IV and C. F. Gates to PhaseV. '*>X<<' "'''' ''''"'''*''w > m<<''' ;
PROUD MOMENT Comdr. Bernard L. McCreery, ( into the area of the Forrestal'sflight 3 bdrm home In Cedar Hills, Ig kit, U
cen-
bath, air cond, kit sty, Immed Gl
ter), became Capt. Bernard L. McCreery during a ceremony last deck. The latter vessel is occpy
41 low Call SP 1.2449USNHCS
Class 5949 won Honor Class mtg equity
week at which time he received his promotion and fourth'stripe.
award for the third time this five city blocks long and almosta 135.
Mrs. McCreery is pinning Captain bars on her husband's shirt
week. And congratulations are while Capt. James R. Reedy (left) NAS Jax commanding officer football field wide. home In Cedar Hills, Ig liv rm with
fireplace, din & Fla. rmt, 3 Ig bedrmi, 2
offers The
congratulations to Capt. McCreery. new captainis
also in order for Betty Smith, Stood end the would
on ship
Assistant Supply Officer for the Naval Air Station. full baths, 2 car gar, corner lot. Call SP
YN3, first Wave to ship over at tower over the Empire State 1.1132.
NATTCenter in nearly two years. In Venetia M'anr.-3 bdrmi; Statn" iep
British Admiralty Team Building; her crew numbers 3,500 dr, Ig liv rm, den, Ig kit, patio, dithwihr,
Supper To Benefit men and her planes fly at speedsup newly redec. Call EV 75334.

Forrest High Band To Visit Here 12A to 1,000 miles an hour. 3 rm. gar. apt,For 1648 Rent Seminole Rd, Avon-

A spaghetti supper is scheduled May dale, $50 per mo. Furn. Phone EV 95519.In .
Ortega Hilli-3 bdrm. home, tcrnd
for Saturday, May 7 by Forrest FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION
$100 ext.
porch carport Ig yd. per mo.
team of Naval officers from the British is
High School band parents in the Admiralty 8432 or EV 4-6235.
school cafeteria from 1700 to 2000. expected to arrive at NAS Jax at noon next Thursday,. May 2-bdrm, kit equip home, gar, near stores
-
The public has been invitedto 12, for a two-day visit. & ichl, $67.50 per mo. Lake Shore. Call
Branch 126 of Yukon has showna :
to NAS Cecil Field in the after- EV 84956.
THE GROUP will include
Capt.
the
event all will
proceeds noon on Friday. gain in membership for the Apt.-Bdrm, bath, kit equip, gar, near
toward the band uniform fund Arthur F. Turner, Director of
go take Shore.
stores & tchl, $60 per mo.
The is
of the school. Band members of Aircraft Maintenance and Repair, group visiting U.S.\ Naval !! second consecutive month. Newcomers -I EV 3-4956.

Forrest High recently received Admiralty; Capt. John B. Holt, aviation operating and overhaul this month include Jim! 4 bdrm furn. home, avail. Jun, Jul &
brand red and cream-colored Assistant Director Air Radio Division activities for a period of three Holder I Aug, 1} bath, den, liv rm, Ig kit, gar,
new AD2 of VW-4 George
weeks at the invitation of the ; refrlg, dithwhr, waihmaih, dryer, stove,
uniforms.. ; and Comdr. John L. Wood, Chief, Bureau of Naval Wea- Creech, Ret., and Paul Butler, air cond, near WAS, $175 per mo, lin &
member of the Aircraft Maintenance dishes furn. Phone EV 7-5647.
Da//ynshurw{ : Adult Western- and Repair Department.Rear pons. Ret.The Two-2-rm furn aptt. Phone EV 7-4996.
Branch and Unit New furn cottage-2 bdrm, elec kit,
When the hero wears a .45 Colt Adm. Mill, Director General, report a
$75 Murray Hill, 639 Chestnut
and the heroine a 38 sweater. Aircraft: Department of the Admiralty Have Talent? successful spaghetti supper last St. Call per EV mo 9-6248.

was.originally scheduledto Saturday. "Stewburner" Midgettand This V That
... make the trip, but it was announced -
k/* 4 CP Telethon his assistants earn a special Ride wanted from 5334 Appleton Ave.,
he is not coming.In lake Shore to NAS. Hours 0730 to 1600.
addition, Comdr. Neil Smith thanks for preparations. Call EV 7-1619 or ext. 725, Warrick.r .
.
w P and Lcdr. L. D. Kniffen, of the Seeking You -
: ,, Canadian will
j Royal Navy, accompany -
the group. Comdr. Military and civilian person-
Smith is Director of Maintenancefrom nel who wish to volunteer
1:4h : Canada. their talent to Cerebral Palsy I

FOLLOWING their arrival hereon Telethon on May 21 have an

Thursday they will confer opportunity to do so, telethon ..:i?+
with Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig officials. announce. j

Commander Naval Air Bases The telethon, known as the ,- _-
Sixth Naval District and Com- "Celebrity Parade," will be

mander Fleet Air Jacksonville. conducted from 2200 May 21 to

The discussion will center on operation 1500 May 22 over the facilitiesof

and maintenance control Channel 12, WFGA-TV.

programs and training require- Designed as an entertain-
ments in fleet activities.On ment event as well as an edu- :

Friday, May 13, the group cational endeavor to acquaintthe IjiiiILRESERVISTS
: j' 111 will visit the Overhaul and Re- general public with the

pair Department, Public Works serious national health problems -
Department and Aircraft Main- caused by cerebral palsy,
tenance Department of the Station the program will be presented

beginning at 0800. The visitors from the George WashingtonHotel
II. will be briefed on operationof auditorium.
each department and how theyfit Persons interested in per-

">tfMCv .-/. .,,!"''_..__oji____...'';,(1 into the Navy's program of forming on the telethon can of the Jacksonville RECEIVE Naval THEIR Air Reserve"WINGS"receive- Four congratula.members -
WANNA DANCE? Sultry maintenance techniques and the contact production'coordina- tions on their achieving Aircrewman designation after completIng .
starlet Susan Cummings lends selection, procurement and distribution tor Jack Speciale at EL 5-9000, a year's study course and practical application with Reserve
decorative charm in her role as of all levels of support or by writing Telethon Head- VK 1ro s'JLefl to right are Lcdr. P. W. Smith Jr. Ray Man
a dance-hall hostess in the equipment.From quarters, Room 36, 206 W. ADRV C. E.% Brewton, A11' Vernon Graham. ADR2 and R. L.
,hour-long Overland Trail TV Morkin. ADRC. The ceremony look place in presence of fellow
choot-em-up. NAS the party will travel Forsyth St., Jacksonville. squadron members.Page4 .



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May 1960 JAX AIR NEWS Fa-g. 5




Volleyball Squad EyesTournament




National


Jax Navy's well-oiled volleyball team, sporting the ve

neer of a championship contender, leaves tomorrow (Friday)

for Dallas and the National Championships scheduled May

4. 10-14 at the Texas city. formerly displaying their waresin -

Boasting many capable vet- Japan, have added depth to
and handful of newcomers
erans a
the squad, reports coach Tom Mc
the Jax squad is being
; Navy
Guckin. It was.in the depth department -
'G.ss groomed to capture the military
ss where Jax Navy had
st s phase of the Nationals, where for
been hurting the most.
', I
the last three years it has finished
Among the "old timers" in
third. I I I
THE PRE.TOURNEY "line" Flier volleyball flannels at Dalas -

picks Jax Navy as a favorite for will be All-American Ben

the crown. The three-time Flori- Hall, and four times named All-
State; Ralph Callaghan, also an
with five All-
da state champions
.. .. .. _,. ...... __ All-American and three times an
<-- "" """H' ::0:
State players in the fold have
STATE CHAMPIONS FOR THIRD TIME Members of the Jax Navy volleyball team proud. All-State performer, and Ray
ly display a few of the the team has Jax is been strengthened with two addi-
many trophies won In recent seasons. Navy fresh from Winstead and Bill Manley, both
winning the Florida AAU Championship for the third successive year and is prepping now for the tions claimed to be among the
National Tournament at Dallas. Tex. The team leaves for the Texas city tomorrow with the tour Navy's best volleyball perform- All-State players.

ney slated for next week. Left to right are. Bill Manley, Ben Hall, coach Tom McGuckin ,Ray ers.. ALSO AVAILABLE are Don
Winstead, John Loper, Jim Pitts, Ralph Callaghan, Piore Champagne and Don Brassfield. Not pictured Brassfield, a former All-State
is Hal Walker. Jim Pitts and John Loper, both
nominee and coach McGuckin.

once a member of the AllAmerican -
AE GOLDS HOLD I Fishing Tourney Is rt squad.To .

Still On At Center enter this year's Nationals,
BOWLING' LEAD
'i which boasts an 86 team field to

Aviation Electrician's Mate Although the NATTCenter !,, date, a squad must have finished

Rodeo has been in effect ," I first second in state competi-
School "Golds" lead the Fishing ,. 4 "' or

NATTCenter intramural bowl- for four weeks, those "big ones"are : I tion.All
ing scramble with a 52-8 mark reported still out there just play will be held at the Dal-
while Aviation Ordnancemen'sSchool las YMCA.
No. 1 holds runnerup waiting to be caught. Jim Littleton Pitches I

position with a 45-15 record. Entry blanks may be obtained

Marine Aviation DetachmentNo. from NATTCenter Special Serv- IM Softball NoHitterThe I Lopez, Alston

1, formerly atop league ices or an athletic representative.Prizes .

standings. has dropped to third will be awarded at closeof name of Jim Littleton has been etched on the I Can Start On

position.A the rodeo for the following Mainside Softball League honor roll as he hurled a nohitterin

548 by W. W. Chapman of species: black bass, bream or leading his FAETU, mates to a 7-1 victory over O&R Series PlansThat
AO No. 1 took high series
perch, crappie, speckled trout, Monday night at Yorktown Field.
honors for the week while drum and sea bass. A prize for Administration won its fourth infectious madness emit-
Special Services' Richard Fur- fish will from a six-run deflicit to defeat ted from the efforts of of
the largest of any species straight against no losses, tripping II groups
|kovich earned with Services 9-8.
high game also be 'given. Marine Barracks, 19-12. VA-44 Special grown men still trying to outwitone
a 217. Regularly scheduled games are
another at a really silly con-
defeated FAETU 6-3 while the
,
The contest continues throughthis
played oil the field across from
ball and bat has
test using
a
Marines VP-18 13-6.
month with closing time topped ,
King Hall. Contests
played
are again 'permeated Jax Air News
farting Lineup being 1200 on June 1. VW-4 BLANKED MARTD, 5-0; Mondays and Thursdays while offices.It .

VA-35 halted Operations, 13-7, make-up games are set for Tues- should be Chicago and Los

nnounced Forliers' AE Dominates Center's and the 679th Air Force unit upended days and possibly Wednesdays. I Angeles in the World Series

Intramural Golf O&R, 18-9, in other games. Action for the coming week at believethe
LoopAE I again, that is, if you can
Also, O&R lost its third of the Mainside:
Air News
OpenerA School with two teams in seers.
,
week by losing a 9-8 squeaker to'
Monday, May 9-Albermarle Field, VU-
play, is 1-2 in NATTCenter'golfleague In concensus form, the staffers
starting lineup has been an- VP-18; VA-44 walloped the. Hospital 10 vt Operation/ Yorktown, Administration -
with the Gold have Cleveland second and De-
nounced by coach Frank McCaf standings 18-1; FAETU downed Sup- vi O&R, Saratoga, VP-16 vi Supply,
with 9-3 slate and Field all troit a surprise third with the
squad on top a Enterprise VP-18 vi VA-44,
for the Jax Fliers base- ply, 7-1; VAP-62 edged past the
frey
Navy and the Blues tied for second witha at 1700. 1930 game-VW-4 vi VAP-62 at Yankees finishing next. Balti-
ball opener tomorrow (Friday) at Infirmary, 14-13, and Administration Enterprise.
mark of 1lt-2-41h. more, Kansas City, ,Boston and.
| Jacksonville U. blasted Operations, 11-0. Wednesday, May 11-Albermarle, 679th Washington finish in that order.,
Knotted with the AE Blues is The Marine Aviation Detach- vi MARTD Yorktown Field, Aircraft Main
The Fliers and Dolphins battleis In the National League, San
Special Services while Aviation ment and Aviation Ordnanceman's tenance vi FAETU; Saratoga, Operations
due to start at 1600 at Alex- vi O&R, and Enterprise Field, VP-16 vi Francisco should follow Los Angeles -
Officers take the with
up rear a School lead the NATTCenter
ander Brest Field at JU. VP-18, all at 1700. Hospital faces Infirm- with Milwaukee finishing
mark of 5U-6U Softball League with three ary at 1930 at Hospital Field.

John Goldberg of the Naval The Center's annual horseshoeand' wins in as many outings.IN Thursday, May Albermarle Field, third and Pittsburgh fourth. The
second division should be Like
Hospital is due to take the hill Supply vi VA-44 Yorktown, VAP-62 vi
action the
sche- LATEST Avia-
badminton
,
tourneys are
for the McCaffreymen. He'll be Public Works Saratoga Field VU-10 vi this: Cincinnatti, Chicago, St.
duled to begin June 6. tion Officers No. 1 team came Administration, and Enterprise, Aircraft Louis and Philadelphia.The .

opposed by ace JU righthanderBilly ___..uu__ __.uuu. __._ Maintenance vi 679th, all at 1700, Enter editors must inject few
Jackson or frosh Ray Vogel. priie Field, Hospital vi Marines, Hospital ( a
Field VW-4 vi VA-35, both at 1930. thoughts at this point, however
The Fliers' home opener is {,. It's our opinion the Yankees will

Saturday at 1000 ,at Mason Field : Yellow Belles Team Wins take the bacon in the AL with the

with JU providing the opposition. Giants winning in the NL. And

Charlie Miles will be McCaf- EM Wives Bowling Title we can't see Washington In the

frey's starter in this game. With only one week to go, the cellar or Cleveland as high as
Yellow Belles have clinched the
second ,
The collegians have had rough )
championship of the Enlisted
going this year but should be
Men's Wives
Bowling League
tough for Jax Navy because the '. Tough Foes Face BravesIn
Dolphins are nearing the end of Bowler of the week honors go
Locals' Current StandThe
their season while Jax Navy is this week to Elaine Barnard .of

just getting off the ground. : }. the White Owls who rolled a 191 two clubs which were run-
:Cyr.
ning 1-2 in the South Atlantic
: game and collected a series totalof
The starting Flier lineup should 508. League flag chase early this week

read somewhat like this; Gene t will provide opposition for the

Vargo, 2b; Al Martinez, If; Bob Jacksonville Braves in the lat-

Sweeney, cf; Bob Gadson; ss; Non For ells/ ter's second home stand of the

Ron Holcomb, 3b; Dick Savage, Those illuminated "Join the season starting today (Thursday)

lb; Sam Securro, rf; Sam Bow- Marines" signs situated high on at the baseball park.

man or Pat Paterson, c, and the Yankee Stadium' right and I The league-leading Charlotte

Goldberg.JU left field walls are seen by more Hornets, off to a swift start in the

also faces Jax Navy May than 100,000 commuters daily fast Class A circuit, plays here

10 at Mason Field and May 11 at Yankee co-owner Dan Topping, through Sunday with the Knox-
ville Smokies coming in for three
JU. The U. of Florida Freshmen i a lieutenant colonel in the Marine -
starting Monday.
oppose Jax Navy here May 16 at I Corps Reserves, is the man games

1600. responsible for the recruiting
Housewife (to hobo) : "You

r"'," :",.""" "iix" ''''"' 'i.J "I -::". X&sJ JgfMXfKI! ....... ,;;; gimmick look big and strong. You ought to
With intramural golf competition -
DISCUSS STRATEGY Starting battery of catcher Sam Mason Rudolph, 1957 All- be working."

underway at Mainside, 18 Bowman, (left) and pitcher Charles Miles talk over strategy Army golf champion, shot a nine- Hobo: "Yes, ma'am, 1 know.

teams, are in pursuit of the title they'll use with coach Frank McCaffrey (center) when the Jax under par 63 in the first round of And you are beautiful enough to

in Navy Flier make their home debut Saturday at 1000 at Mason the San Diego tournament be on the stage, but too,
Open you
two leagues, the Open and the Field against Jackionyille University. JU and Jax Nary also a "
Masters circuits. play tomorrow (Friday) on JU'i Brest Field ai 1600. record. seem to prefer the simple life.



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Office Is .c :y Officials


Stepping Stone (Continued from Page 1))

In his address earlier, Capt.

For PromotionNATTCenter Head emphasized the importanceof
the task confronting the key-
I&E Office has
men. He said that this was not a
to be the stepping stoneof
proven it
charity drive but that was a
success for nearly 100 men and
the
drive for the individual and
who will be advanced in .
women
:: ir
people of the United States, and
rating next month.
that contributions not only benefited
The I&E Office orders upon request -
the Federal government in
all USAFI courses and
:
't:5: its debt management programbut
f Navy training courses. They also
administer end-of-course tests. T _ ___ benefited the individual as
The Office keeps up to date on r well by providing a means of
% planned savings. He emphasizedthat
requirements for advancement in
rating and furnishes the information savings bond pledges were
to interested personnel.For F an investment in the United
people desiring to complete States Government and in the future -

high school the Office will make of America; that such an in-

the arrangements with Mainsideto ,, __tt_ ___ __,,, ..... ......._ vestment offered a better return
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take the GED test. High school OPENING DAY IS THRILLING, NO MATTER: WHERE And last Saturday' opening cere- than that currently offered by
graduates may also take the college monies for the Navy Jax Little League were no exception. Some 600 players, along with officials, savings banks; and stressed thata
level GED test. high ranking officers and league supporters were on hand at the Station's Lime League field, review of successful prominent
Other Information Blue Angel Park, on Allegheny St.The ceremony was complete with flag raising, band, speeches, people from Benjamin' Franklinon
concerningall prize awards and tossing of the proverbial first bill. The two circuits Twin Hill and Ortega, are
Navy schools and programs now engaged in regular season games six nights t week at the park. Below, Capt. Robert J. Flem- down in our country's history
leading to a commission can be ing, NATTCenter commanding_officer, throws out the first ball. had indicated that all had the

obtained at the I&E Office.Lt. ___ universal savings habit.
M. L. Harrison is the NATT- Unique Station Capt. Head also mentioned the

Center I&E Officer. \ significant contribution to the

Unit 1 Of KindContinued 4 _________ understanding of Federal object-
Capt. EngelmanContinued ives in the
savings bond
.. .. *.*. campaign
( from Page 1)) ( from Page 1)) which had been achieved by the
lified to conduct night aerial recent meeting of top Treasuryand
executive officer of the Oakland ______
Medical photography anywhere in the Florida industry personnelat
Supply Depot during latter -
part of the war and as Medi- world. Patrick AFB, with Charles W.
cal Officer in command of the Referring to wartime missionof s : Campbell, Vice President of the

Guam Medical Supply Depot at. VAP-62's twin.jet "Skywar- ai : Prudential Insurance Companyof

the close of the war. riors," Comdr. Frohne says, "It America, as chairman.The .
Following this the new Hospital is most essential for us to maintain campaign will run throughthe

skipper served in Material a capable aircraft, whichcan ,, month of May.Relief .
Division of .the Bureau of Medi- be put down either on car-

cine and Surgery and as Medical rier or land bases. Our planes
Officer in command of the Naval must also be fast and efficientin Society

Medical Material Office and the order to get in and out of iii

Naval Medical Supply Depot in I enemy territory as rapidly as Donation Nets
Brooklyn.He possible."'

also served as Chairman of In peacetime, the Army Map Big DividendHave
the Armed Services Medical Ma- ping Service, Coast Guard and L:

terial and Specifications Committee Geodetic Survey, Navy Hydro- you made your con-
and of the Naval Medical Ma- graphic Office and many other tribution to the Navy Relief

terial Board.In government agencies utilize serv- Little Opens In Society yet?
League
1953 he served on the Staffof ices of VAP-62 in obtaining aerial If you haven't why not try
the Assistant Secretary of Defense "mosaics" for compiling maps and the exciting way of contributing. -

(H&Mp later becoming charts for sea and air navigation. Midst Of CeremonySome For every 50 cent donation -
Comptroller of BuMed and Sur- you get a chance to win
MAJORITY of the aviators as-
gery until March of 1957.
of several outstanding
signed to VAP-62 are graduatesof 600 impish youngsters assembled with eager anti- one
Blue Park for of hostilities in the prizes, valued to a total of
"Conductor," complained the aerial photo school in Pensa- cipation at Angel start
passenger;"that man sitting thereis cola where they receive 21 weeksof Navy Jax Little League last Saturday as the long-in-the- $10,000.
Remember when give to
training in ground and aerial making league got underway.The you
a lunatic. He keeps claiming in
; the Hercules Homers, 7-2, a the Navy Relief in this man-
he's George Washington ,photography."It's field to be used for Little' Twin Hill encounter and NATT- ner, you reap a two-fold div
"I'll take care of that," said the unique position of beingan League activity aboard the Sta- Center downed Suddath, 5-2, in idend. Your donation will helpa

conductor and yelled, "Next stop,: 'only'," Comdr Frohne says, tion has been named Blue Angel an Ortega game. Navy family in distress and
Mount Vernon." "creates a certain degree of self- Park in honor of the Navy's flight
THE LATTER contest was will help you win a wonderful
S pride and the task demonstration team
; performed- highlighted by a pair of over-the- prize at the same time.
Customer "Could tell regardless of the fact that
: you me we THE PARK, a miniature modelof fence home runs by the winner's Here is the prize list:
if it's raining outside?" no bombs or highly
carry explosive
a major league setup, comes I Ronny Sargent.In First Prize: 1960 Chevrolet
Waiter "Sorry sir but thisisn't detonators-is which deserves
: one
equipped with such items as games this week in the Or- Impala convertible.
table. I
my applause. grandstand, press box, lights and tega League, Suddath and VW-4 Second Prize: 1960 Triumph

dugouts. It's located on AlleghenySt. meet tonight (Thursday) at 1800 roadster.
near the main gate- with NATTU and VA-44 meetingat Third Prize: 15-foot Span

With the hundreds of potential 2000. America Runabout, with Wiz-

Babe Ruths and Christy Mathewsons Foremost and United Electric ard Motor and TeeNee trailer.

assembled among coaches, square off Saturday at 1800 followed Other Prizes:
-i 'n: managers, parents, league officials by a contest pitting NAT- Five-Piece Rogers sterling
and 'Just plain interested TU against VA-44. Tuesday finds silver tea set.

spectators, the field, (and the lea- NATTU and Foremost playing at Two 2-ton Mathes windowair
gue) was dedicated as two Fll-F 1800 with VW-4 and VA-44 vie- conditioners.
jets roared overhead, jockeyed bya ing at 2000. Sixteen cubic-foot Admiral

pair of Blue Angels.DIGNATARIES In the Twin Hill circuit, actionis freezer.

introduced to carded like this: Friday, Food Set of Wilson golf clubs for

the large throng included Victor Fair versus Hercules, at 1800 and men.
L i a Hruska of the Jacksonville C. of Little Chiefs against Warriors at Set of Patty Berg golf clubs

C., F. W. Roche, Little League 2000. Monday, Little Chiefs for women.
District Two Commissioner, Du- against Jack's Gas, 1800, and Two Johnson Sea Horse
val Sheriff Dale Carson and Capt. Food Fair versus Devil Pups, at outboard motors.
Nelson M. Head, Chief of Staff 2000. Kirby Home Sanitation Unit.

for Commander Naval Air Bases, CLOSING OUT the week's action Philco portable TV, 17-inch.

1r Sixth Naval District, who spokefor in this league, the Warriors Skill Saw.Boy's .
Rear Admiral Kenneth Craig, battle Food Fair at 1800 Wednes- Schwinn Bicycle.

r and Bob Bonifay, general mana- day followed by a game between Girl's Schwinn bicycle.
ger of the Jacksonville Braves. Hercules Homers and the Little

"_ _'' Following ceremonies Jack's Chiefs of the CPO Club. NavCads and the Tigers battle
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PIPED OVER AFTER 30 YEARS John Botsko, ADC, is Gas of the Twin Hill League and First minor league games of the while the VP-5 Orioles and VW-4
piped Hover the side" during retirement ceremonies for him Suddath Movers of the Ortega Athletics square off at 1300.
Friday at the Administration Building. Botiko, leading chief ,of League hooked in an exhibi- season in the Navy Jax loop get Rounding out the first day of
Operations Department while stationed here, is accompanied by up underway Saturday at 0900 be- minor league
activity, the NAS
Mrs. Boixko. Sideboys are (clockwise from left) K. J. Garrigan tion duel. tween the Senators and ComFairJax
ACCMJ W. B. Coates ACC H. E. O'Neal, ACC; Lt (Ug) J. D. In exhibition baseball the same Little Admirals.At Supply Indians and Yankees of
Evanoff K. B. Fairchild, ACCAj J. E. Jones, AGCj J. A. Scarborough Aircraft. Maintenance play at
; DDC. and F. J. SullIvan BM2. night, the Little Chiefs defeated 1100 that day, NARTU's 1500.