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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 11, 1960
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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! I Us pLAfiS FALL NIGHT CLASSES HERE II


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Jacksonville University will 207, Building SOl ttthe NAT- Room 207, Building 501, and credit will be given. Each THE COST OF tuition is
I offer night classes at NAS Ja c /TU area. .. History 165 (History of West- course will be for 16 weeks.IF $25 per semester hour. Tuition

and NAS Cecil Field, it w HAS CECIL Field students ern Civilization) will be TEN OR more people Aid will pay up to a maximumof
announced; this week. 'may register for all classes in .taught in Room 201 of the desire other courses they can semester hour,
ALL MILITARY personnel 129 of Ground Training same building.ON also be offered. No new course $7,50 per l
li will be offered for less than For further Information W
civil service employees and ding 338 on Friday, Sept. 2 WEDNESDAY even-
dependents are eligible to en- ". 500. ings, students may take Mathematics 10 people, however. garding the classes contact

roll in the classes. asses will be held at NAS 100 (Fundamentals of Navy personnel may have either Lt. (jg) J. E. Green,
Jax Tuesday and Wednesday Math.) in Room 207 and Psy- part of the cost of the tuition Lcdr.B. .
a' NAS I&E, ext. 618, or
Registration for classe.j evenings from 1900 to 2200. chology 201 (General Psy- paid by the government if
to be held at NAS Jax, wilF Tuesday evenings English chology) in Room 201. eligible for the Tuition Aid G. Homan, ComFairJax

Thursday, Sept. 1 at .1900. 101 (Structure and Use of These courses will be taughtby Program. (see story, page Career Appraisal Officer, ext.
Students will register,in Room English) will be offered in JU instructors and college 3.) 8140.




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Since inception of the Fed-
eral Employees Health Benefits Vol. 18 No. 23 JAX AIR NEWS 11 August 1960
Program aboard the Station
some 84 percent of the

employees here have signedfor Raise InSight
Not
coverage under one of the Early

three local plans, a survey
has revealed.

Employees were given the opportunity
to enroll in the plan of __j J Jw For RetireesAny
their choice and coverage became
effective July 4 for ungradedsand

July 10 for graded 'workers.AN .
ANALYSIS 'of the enroll hope retired armed forces personnel have of gettingan

ment pattern reveals that 65.9 increase _in pay soon might just as well be doused, re-
percent have elected to Navy Times.
come un- ports I
be taken up in committee in thismonth's
An unidentified senator who is
der the service benefit plan. 32.6 I
abbreviated session of
percent selected the indemnityplan a member of the Senate Armed
and 1.5 percent have enrolled Services Committee reported to the Congress.
in the AFGE plan. the Times that there is strong Possibility of any legislation
The survey has shown that a feeling against the retired .pay coming up before the Senate
In the committee. Armed Services Committee this
majority of employees have en- measure
rolled' in the high options of theM TWO REASONS for the bad. month appears slim, In fact.

.- -.. plan selected. taste are reported to be: Beside the retired pay equalization !- ,
While every effort has been Fear that once the bill is approved bill, the committtee has
made by. the carriers, some diffi- by committee, retired civ- the Hebert bill to ban retired
culty has been experienced in il service workers would demand officers from selling to Defense
admission cases. This is said to similar treatment, adding enor- contractors and the reserve term
be due to lack of proper identi- mously to the budget. retention contract bill.
fication to show coverage under And, dislike for passing a bill Both of these Housepassedmeasures
the Federal Health Program. that only helps the top ranks. got hearings in the com-
EMPLOYEES who are mem- Just prior to the reconveningof mittee before the group adjourned -

bers are urged to take their car- the Senate early this week, for the political conventions.

rier control number and enroll- ....... ....,.y- .......---_..._-- it appeared that the Defense Department There was plenty of time to pass
ment code number informationwith AT OPEN HOUSE-The Open Home program held for was beginning to fight them before the recess if the
them upon entering a hospital guests and dependent of Patrol crowd Squadron toured 18 last squadron week has paces been for passage of the bill. It's pos- committee had wished to do so.

)'if they have not yet received throughout deemed a succesi.the afternoon A large witnessing static display, lectures : sible, says Navy Times, this might Most of the August session,
regular identification cards. and movie on the mission of the squadron. Among Interested I help get the bill passed. which should run about three
The cards have been distributed participants were the family of LUJg{ ) GUI Eliason, VP-18 I NOT ONLY must the majorityof weeks in the Senate, will be taken -
David,
Assistant Maintenance Officer. From left are Mary Lynn the committee be satisfied that up with floor debate on major
as fast as they have been re-
wife Marty, Tommy, Eric Mike and Ltjg( ) Eliason.
ceived. However, employees who it's best to pass the bill this year, domestic legislation, includingold
but there's no definite decision age medical care and raising
do not have their cards by the
end'of this month should con- Large Crowd Attends as to what bills, if any, would lof the minimum wage.

tact their supervisor or personnel ---
office.

Many persons have inquiredas FeteA
VP-18 Family
to whether a copy of the

policy of the plan selected is to I ,
be furnished them. The insurance large crowd attended the Patrol Squadron 18 Open { r

carriers have issued a group con- House last week at the squadron's hangar spaces aboard NAS
tract to the Civil Service Com- Jax.

mission and employees.'will not Static displays, rides for the
VP-18 PIO office, was an oscil-
(Please turn to Page 6, Col. 1)). kiddies, anti-submarine warfare
loscope that showed the variationof
I information, signal flags, pretty
NATTU Sailor BelieverIn vibrations of the human voice.
and refreshments were all
girls,
Children and wives of squadron
Good Honest PolicyHad part of the agenda for the event. {
microphone
members, by talking into a -
the ancient Greek philo- THERE WERE five major dis-
both hear and see
could
sopher been at NATTUnit recently plays-avionics, air frames, sur- ,
he'd of had no need for vival, ordnance and P2V-7. their voice.
his lantern in hand because an Avionics was demonstrated by AIR FRAMES display showedthe
honest man would be obvious. showing a rotating red beacon many parts and the multitudeof

John Whelan Jr., AA recently usually seen flashing on the tail equipment used by that department -
found a wallet which containedsome of aircraft. Also part of the ex- of VP-18 in maintaining -

$100 in cash. Believing hibit was a sonobuoy with tape aircraft.
"honesty isthe best policy," recorded sounds that are actually Youngsters standing "hip-high"
Whelan turned t the wallet over heard by flight crews.A provided a contrast ,when gazingat
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MIll. JI/I. -
to the AO School Personnel Of- model was displayed of a a main tire and wheel of a
HIDAL WORKERS-O&R employees check over their workon
ficer. P2V-7 flying over a submerged P2V-7 which stood 56 inches in the Hello Insecticide Apparatus Liquid Kit. The kit (Air
The owner of the lost wallet enemy submarine with a sono- diameter and weighed nearly 520 New, Aug. 4)) is used by helicopters in spraying for Insects.
was located and was, needlessto buoy pattern laid around it. pounds.On The men shown here are only part of the group of artesian
Ordnance dis- who worked on the kit assembly. Left to right (clockwise) are
report, overjoyed at the news. Perhaps most interesting partof view at the J. J. Panipinto C. T. Moss. E. H. Watson F. J. Register, M. M.
Whelan was rewarded for his this display as regards all- play were practice bombs and Aldridge S. L. McElhenny a. E. Glbbs, all of Shops Group
efforts by the grateful owner. round family appeal, reports the (Please turn to Page 6. CoL 5)) and E. J. Baker of Machine. Shop lath. section.




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Capt. James R. Reedy ___________________ Commanding Officer ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL .
Comdr. Robert Nelson Executive Officer I "' .
0830-Service of Worship tIIIII
NAB Six Fleet Air JeckMnvllle Acting under a ruling breakdown, based on
Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig Commander 0930-Sunday School, three- General the:. following
Capt. Gr'raton H. Weber Chief of Staff, FalrJax year-olds through adults, Build- Controller tl thori- figures available to date:
has
Capt. Nelson M. Heed. Chief of Staff, NAB Six ing 722; Adult Bible Class, Chap- Service Commission Government-wide service bene-
Fleet Air Wing Eleven. federal agencies to restore Shiel
in Small zed fit plaif Blue Cross-Blue )
lain Wolfe ChapeL
Renfro Turner, Jr. Commander ,
Capt. demoted for unjust o|
employees 56 percent Govern-
Service of 805,000 or ;
Capf. Murlln W. Alley Chief Staff Officer 0930- Worship. with retroactive "
.Naval Air Technical Training Unit 1100-Service of Worship. unwarranted cause ment-wide indemnity plan (Aet-

Capt. Robert J. Fleming, ._______________ Commending OffIcer 1830-Teen-Age, Senior High pay if they win their case na)-400,000, or 27 percent; Employee -
Comdr Marion K. Smith Executive Officer
Naval Fellowship and United Fellowship on appeal.. union plans-159,000, or
Hotplt.1Capt. issued -
William L Engelman Commanding Officer of Protestants,-Building 722 The new regulation was the 11 percent; and comprenhensive

Capt. John G. Fader Executive Officer and Small ChapeL following a request to medical plans-89,200, or six per-
NARTU the Commission
'e e e Controller by cent.
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Capt. F. H. Holt Commanding Officer veteran
of a
Involved was appeal high or low
Comdr. William M. Miller Executive Officer ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL The breakdown on
who had appealed to his agency show that 82 percent
0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass.e option plans
Printed commercially with non-appropriated fund In Jacksonville, Florida at no e e rather than to the commission selected the high and 18 percentthe
to the and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. 1938.
expense government July his demotion, He was
Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jacksonville, ST. LUXE'S'CHAPEL following low In the Blue Cross-Blue
Naval Air Station, Naval Air.Technlcet Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air Naval Hospital0615Confessions. awarded repromotion but no Shield Plan; 82 percent also

Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hospital. back 'pay. chose the high an.si1S percent the

Service Information Officer .. ., Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnta Jr. 0630-Mass. According to the report, the low in the Aetna Plan; 60 percent -

Assistant Service Information Officer ________ ___ Andrew H. Piney 0930-1015-Java Club. ruling will apply to veterans and picked the high option and
Editor-Gordon Robbie; Feature Editor-Mae Spencer, J01; Staff Repprteri-Sandy! if demoted in
alike employee
Martinson, JOSA; Sam Bowman, SA. Photographer-Roscoe Carter, PH3. 1030-Protestant Worship serv- nonveterans 40 percent the low in the -

The Jax Air News la e member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material ice. reductions-in-force but only to organization 'plans; whilein

appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit la given. Photograph,. e e veterans when demotion is for the comprehensive medical
unless' otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy photographs.
; Christian Science cause. plans, 85 chose' the high option
Editorial offices located In Room 230, Main Administration Building. Phon..xtensions *, The veteran would have won the low.
Tuesday, 1900, Small ChapeL and 15 percent
8)64, 656, 272 or .216.Classified. I I his back pay automatically. if he

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the CSC in the
, i had appealed to

: first place, it was pointed out. Credit Union:

: The agency, however, did not

have the back-pay authorizationuntil

For Sale the Controller's ruling. Operated By,

Cedar Hills Eitatei-3 bdrm, 1% bath, eAt
fen. yd, $300 GI ,
Equity pymts $71. Government
least 1,450,000
Doyle Ferrell, SP 1.3331, Sunday only. For MembersHere
Oak Hill-3 bdrm, Ig (liv rm, din rm, employees have enrolled to date

hit, beth, hdwd firs, Pymts $74 mo, under the health insurance pro- are more highlights on
$1200 Equity, will take 2nd mtg. Mrs. the Civil Service Commission -
gram, of a' credit union,
Roy Dorsett, SP '14089. the operation
Ortega Hlls-3! bdrm, 1 % bath, Ig fen : has revealed. Final tabula- as furnished the Jax Air News
bk yd. J. A. Scarborough, ADC, ext. 8161. ; tion will not be available for by the Jax Navy Federal Credit

Ceder Hills Estates-3 bdrm, 2 bath, several weeks, since enrollment
Fla. rm, hdwd firs, fin yd, gar, <4%% ti? p!: : still being received.The Union.
GI Equity, $86 per mo. D. C. Anthony, figures are The question of just what is a
SP 13205. Commission reports the credit union is reported to arise ,

1959 Mobile Home-2 bdrm, furn, auto tr times. To answer this as
vvihr, Equity & take many
over pymts. See Peter : -
Otburn, AE1, lot 132, Azalea Trailer Ct. ; 4 NAS To Get concisely as possible, the local, ,

Cedar Hills-4 bdrm home, util rm, CU says: ,'" "/'.
carport, 2 baths, GI Equity, or for rent. t A credit union is a non-p p
F. H. Crosby, $P M937. ::? Piper Aztec and
owned
3 bdrm home, 2 baths, patio, fen bkyd, organization op '
near schls, and ahp centers, 7 miles from ted by its members. Its purpc

NAS Jax. Mrs Macnamara, SP 13034. Planes SoonThe are to encourage thrift and make
Normandy Village-3 bdrm, scr por, Ig
util! rm, alec range, well-landscpd, 4 & Naval Air Station's air- low-cost loans for good reasons
%% VA, $82.50 James ,
per mo. Dryden,
EV 9-8X25. .. >",: craft inventory will be richer bytwQ. Only members may save and

'57 Mobile Home-10 ft. wide A Sift. CHANGING HANDS-Comdr. Walter Heiion, ((1.11)) discus. small utility planes come only members may borrow there.'

long, 3 bdrm, trade Equity with am bat, sec Naval Hospital policies and procedures with Comdr. Letter October union members elect
or for late model, 8 ft. wide with 2 Thompson. The latter is succeeding Comdr. Heison as Hospital Credit
bdrms. M. D. Horchler, SP 11760. Administrative Officer and Service Information Officer. Comdr. Sometime that month, a pairof their own officers and committeemen. -

Normandy Village-3 bdrm, CBS home, Heison received a letter of commendation from Hospital commanding Piper Aztec planes are due to set
!kit, equip, fen, yd, FHA mtg. 5%% officer Capt. William L. Engelman. arrive here. The two aircraft are The board of directors
Equity $1200, will consider 2nd mtg for policies following regulations
pert of equity, $78.50 pymts. mo. S. H. part of an order of 35 placed by

Coker, ACC, ext. 752/8100 or EV 44386. Want To Win A $50 Bond? the Navy recently with the Piper prescribed by laws of the Fed-

For Rent Aircraft Corp. eral government and the state.
Murray Hill-furn, 3 rm apt. diet kit,
$12 Per wk.: Z. 8. Korl, EV 8-0265. The remainder will be usedat Members are encouraged to
Unfurn 2 bdrm house Just Name NE Florida AreaHere's establish-
-new decor, Ig other Naval air save regularly, From this accum-
yd $55 per mo. Olsen, SP 12242. : ments. The Aztecs were purchased -
1 bdrm apt, all elec, yd, $55, Ig kit, ulated capital, loans are madeto
4 a big chance to give a name to this section of the to be used in proficiency fly-
rms. Miss lamb, EV 9-0514 EV I '
or
8-9806. country, an area which is really without any official, authentic ing of aviators in administrativejobs. members for any good purpose -:

Lake Shore-3 bdrm, kit equip, attic monicker. at low interest rates.
fan, scrn porch, bdwd firs, newly decor, Realizing the need for a name All entries must be in handsof
$90. EV 9-0540. the committee by Aug. 15. They are lightweight craft to Any earnings remaining after
for this part of the state, the
Send to Contest Committee N.E. be utilized wherever possible as paid and required
Furn apt-3 rmt, prl bath & entra Northeast Florida Council of : expenses are

clein. Mrs. W. J. Gordon, EV 90783. Chambers of Commerce is con- Florida Council of Chambers of more economical transportation.The reserves set aside are returned to

Lake Shore-sm, clean furn apt, all ducting a "name-the-area" con- Commerce, P. O. Drawer 329, Aztec, one of which madea members in the form of divid-

util furn, $50 per mo, conv to NAS, test, open to all persons. Jacksonville 1, Fla. preview showing here few ends on their savings.

stores, bus. Mrs. Grovel, EV 94275. MOST ALL successful areas First prize is a $50 savings weeks ago, seats five persons, has

Unfurn house-3 bdrms, Ig liv area, of the country are identified bya bond and runner-up award a two 250-hp Lycoming engines (More on operation of the credit -

excel cond, Idsc, fen yd, conv to NAS & name, such as Gold Coast, Pan- $25 bond. with a top speed of 215 mph. union next week.)
slip cen, $95. SP 13951. "
handle, Wire Grass, and so forth.
Ortega Manor-3 bdrm home, Ig kit,
Thus, the NE Council deemed it
din rm, liv rm, gar, near NAS, avail
a good idea to search for a name Feel Underpaid? Compare These SalariesEditors
Sept. 1, 1960. A. M. Richardson, ADC, for this area.

VW-4, EV 8.5592, Ext. 8170.
The must be appropriatefor
Cedar Hills-large 2 bdrm, sep din rm, name ( Note: The following was prepared ANNUAL BASIC PAY FOR ENLISTEDby

patio, kit, newly equip(optional I), $100per the entire area served by the the Air borne Early Warning Squadron Soviet U.S.
N.E. Council, which includes the Thirteen (VW-13)) Air Intelligence Office. It is

mo, unfurn. Mrs. Haviland SP 1.3081efter outlying counties of Hamilton, based on an article in the Air Intelligence Bulletin CPO .. ... .. ..... ..,.$180 $4,308
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1530, Ext. 8304 before 1530. of Continental Air Com
Suwannee, Gilchrist, Levy, Ala- a publication PO1 "". ""..."."'''.,.'''''..".''''..".,..,.".". 120 3,864
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This 'n' That mand, USAF)
Found-contact lens In vicinity of Bks. chua, 'Putnam and Flagler, plus A study of the pay scale for the Soviet P02... ,..,,.,,,,........,,,,,..,.,..,....,,......,,..,.,, 90 2,664
all counties north to the Fla.-Ga. Navy shows clearly that in their society, everyone P03.. 72 1,849
915. Owner obtain """""""''''''' '''''''''''''''''''?'''''
may by contacting line and east to the Atlantic is equal but some are more equal than SN ,,,..,,,,.,,.,,.....,..,,,,,,,........,,.,,.... .v.", 48 1,326
at Main Gate.
Security Dept. others. .
Riders Wanted-to Hopkiniville, Ky., Ocean. Officers have the highest standards of living SA ".. ..":,.."."""....,.....".."."..."" ,, 36 1,081
THE NAME must be short, in the "Peace Loving" USSR, except for top
via Atlanta, Chattanooga & Nashville. ; ANNUAL BASIC PAY FOR OFFICERS
preferably not more than three Communist Party officials and experts in the -
8-19-60, share driving 4
Leaving ex words, and must have reader various fields of Arts and Sciences. The offi- Rear Admiral ((0-8) ..".."........"",.$2,400 $16,200
penses. Mrs. Hare, Ext. 8244 or EV 8.1433after also receives free uniforms rations
1700. appeal from an advertising stand- cer ters allowance and commissary, privileges, quarCaptain ......".........".......".....".."..... ..920 11,052

Ride w.nted-from 7313 Warner Dr., point. It should be descriptiveof which enhance his salary. According to a na- Commander ".........."...............,..,". 1,140 8,800

Ortega Hills,' to Bks. 723, 08001630. Call the geographical, historical, tional magazine, the cash to value officer's of these extras Lieutenant ....;................................. 1,080 6,050
industrial, agricultural, retire- is approximately equal the annual
Kay Warr, SKC, Ext. 8143/361 or EV ment and vacation attributes. salary., Lieutenant (junior grade) .......... 840 4.310Page
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More Bills

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: Passed To

V fy


I ,, Affect Navy


The following legislation of interest -

: to members of the Armed
J Forces has been signed into law
w iF
; .y i by President Eisenhower.
R y A ( fr y
H.R. 12265, authorizing certain

persons to perform notarial acts

in the Armed Forces. (PL 86-

vi 589.)
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H.R. 11787, authorizing contin-

uation of flight instruction for

members of the ROTC untl Aug.

1, 1964. (PL 86-597).

-'i H.R. 3923, authorizing presentation -

1 of medals to persons who

: ; served as members of a U.S. ex

pedition to Antarctica. (PL 86-

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:"h. """" -"Y"" ---" 600).
EMPLOYEE COUNCIL MEMBERS-Newly.elected mem.
bers of the Employee Councils at Overhaul and Repair De- H.R. 12200, authorizing a reduc-
N TU. partment met recently to discuss employee matters. The Coun- Scouts Prep tion in the grade of enlisted
1 cils are formed to help foster mutual cooperation between em- members upon approval of cer-
r
and Three members each of the 10
e ployee management. are on
tain court-martial sentences. (PL
councils for a total of 30 members. Presiding at last week's For Annual
meeting were Capt. Thomas B. Haley O&R Officer, and Roger 86,633).

Priest Charles Whisnat and John Beckham. representing the TiltScouts S. 1795, relating to the promo
overall group.Navy's. Softball tion and involuntary retirementof

\ of 131 NAS officers in the Armed Forces.
t Troop at
Tuition Aid PL .
ProgramCan Jax are currently undergoing ( 86-616))

practice for the annual Scout JLR. 10500 io amend the Career

softball game slated for Aug. 19. Compensation Act with

Aviation Electrician's Mate Smooth College Route As usual, the game will be respect to incentive pay for nu-

played under the lights at the clear-powered submarine service.PL .
School Gaining honor class I Certain Navy career persons can attend accredited colleges Hospital diamond at 1930. Makeup ( 86-635.)
honors for the third time last
or universities of their choosing and receive financialaid of the Scout team will be an- H.R. 10C68, relating to travel
week was Class 6011. through the Navy's Tuition Aid Program, says NAS Jax nounced soon.Cobilling and transportation allowances for
Joining AE Support is N. J.
Education Office. will go to a new certain servicemen and their de.
Kondich, BM3, and J. C. Mc-
Guire, SA. Congratulations to SOME OF THE fields of study being three, dollars. outfit this year. The Jax Navy pendents. (PL 86-638.)

new instructors C. R. Clark, AEC, include mathematics, physical Applicants may attend night Waves, perennial opposition for H.R. 7211, provides additional
G. R. Priddy, AEC, Ind'D. C. science, international relationsand school or day classes provided the Scouts, no longer are field- disability compensation for certain
educational management. ing a softball squad so a new seriously disabled veterans.PL .
r Newell, AE1, who graduatedfrom it doesn't interfere with their
Instructor Training School Tuition assistance by the Navy duty. opponent was hunted up. ( 86-663.)
Facing the Scouts will be the
last week. amounts to 75 percent of the H.R. 7903, extends for two
Volkswagen Girls of Jackson-
Capt. E. D. Kellogg, Assistant tuition not to exceed $7.50 per Navy Wives Club To Meet ville's years the veterans' guaranteedand
City League.
Training Officer of AE Schools, semester hour or $5.00 per quar- direct loan program. (PL 86- j
Roy Burke, ADI, is scheduledto Admission to the game is free.
takes over as new Phase Officer ter hour with other costs pro- I 665.)
speak to Navy Wives Club No. Refreshments of ice cream and I
of Phase V transfer of CWOB. vided the individual.Not .
upon by 86 members next Wednesday, cake will be sold for 25 cents.

R. Cotrell. more than six semesteror Aug. 17, at 1930 in the clubhouse. I This is the Scout's annual fund-
Class 6010 graduated last Fri- hours in CAPT. TURNERHEADS
six quarter any He'll speak on the rights and raising campaign; money will go
day while Class 6032 started its quarter will be subsidized by the benefits of career personnel. All towards troop expenses for the WINGCapt.
first week of school Monday.
Navy.
members are urged to attend the year.
Sept. 7 will be a big day for BESIDES being career person- meeting.Mrs. Renfro Turner Jr. is

Brazilian Air Force members attending nel, candidates must not be attending Ellen Day has been appointed To be happy with a man you new Commander of Fleet Air
school here. It's Brazil service schools and must must love him a little and under- Wing 11. He took over dutiesof
chairman of
membership
Independence Day and celebra- be on active duty in the regular the club and Mrs. Maria Bennett stand him a lot. To be happy commodore from Capt.
tion plans are rumored in the with Charles L. Lambing in
Navy or Naval Reserve. her a woman you must love hera cere-
resigned post as parliamen-
making. Enlisted persons must have tarian. lot and not every try to under- monies Tuesday.

Instructor-of-the-week, Char- begun a second or subsequent en- stand her. Capt. Turner comes here
les "Frantic" Shaneck, AEC, is listment with the first enlistment from duty with the Office of

attached to Phase IV of "B" having been in any service. Chief of Naval Operations in

School where he teaches Sys- Officers must sign agreementsto Washington and Capt. Lamb-
:
tems. ing now heads for Newport,
remain on active duty for two
The chief acquired his nick- years after completion of a p R.; I. to take command of the
name when he made his debutas USS Allagash.
course.
an instructor. His nervousness
then caused confusion while he APPLICANTS must get an ac- Local squadrons which come
under jurisdiction of the Wing
certificate from the
ceptance
tried to explain complicated sys-
tems. college of their choosing and include VP-16, VP-18, VP-5

He soon conquered his "stage-' bring it to the Information and ::4Y 'r ;if rY and VP-30.

fright," however, and went on Education Office in Building 955.

to teach Electronics in Phase II Also, applicant must have

and Magnetism and D. C. Ma- transcripts sent from last high Navy Says Launch
chinery in Phase I. He is a former school or college attended to the

VP-16 man. college he wishes to attend. \ Complex Is Ready

Aviation Ordnanceman's School Persons wishing to attend .
Washington (AFPS-The) Navy
-Class 6023 came up with a final
Jacksonville University's fall
has announced completion of. the
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multiple of 220 to "cop" honor term will take entrance examin- f first major missile and satellite

class competition for the second : ations Saturday and register launching complex constructedat

week. J. D. Murphy of that class September 7 and 8 with the fee the U.S. Naval Missile Facility -
brought up the multiple by tak- ,
Point Arguello, Calif.
ing the honorman award., '
A teacher was finding out the :4. yf : The complex consists of two
Class 6015 is due to graduate "
tomorrow to take its place in the number of children receivingFree :.) Atlas pads complete with gantry,
meals. As one little boy '. block houses and associated facilities -
fleet while Class 6033 begins
AirFam on Monday.A looked doubtful, she asked him: :juI / Construction on the $6 mil-
"Are you free, John?" lion project began in January
"welcome aboard" goes out -.,. _on. ..
to Capt. G, Lane who will relieve "Oh, no," he answered, "I'm : \ .: 1959.
P. Mertz as AO Liaison five." OVER THE SIDE-Francis Sullivan BM2, of the Station The first of two pads built to
E.
Capt. force, Clifford Short, and Mrs.
Mast r.at.Arms pipes CSC
launch
So she the question an- Atlas-boosted satellites
T. V. Militano was put
Officer. Pfc. Short over the side while Short's fellow chiefs act as lideboyi.
named AO Marine-of-the-Week. other way: "Do you get free The chief completed almost 20 years Naval service recently. from the Pacific Missile Range
dinners?" This was his second tour at NAS Jax, with this also his first launch site at Point Arguello was
With Class 6015 graduated, duty station. He served in the Pacific theater .during WWII. turned over to the Ballistic Mis-
Class 6025 becomes the only classat "No, ma'am he quickly an- Short and his family, Mary Ann, 16 Virginia Rae, 15 and Charles,
NAWS "O" School. swered, "only one." 13 will make their retirement home in Long Beach, Calif. sile Div. of the Air Force in Mar.



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Penny Sugg' F ScoutingVP.18



Awards Go

Patrol Squadron reports total

To 61 HereBeneficial contributions of $88.87 to the

Chilean Disaster Relief Drive
Suggestion cash a-
held aboard the Station recently.
wards totaling $2655 were
pre- This: is the highest amount
sented to 61 NAS Jax civilian
Y contributed to the fund from
employees during the month of
Fleet Air Wing 11. If any unit
June.
under other command has
any
James Leigh of O&R Dept., received -
given more, VP-18 would like
the largest check, one for
to hear about it for record pur-
$295 for his suggestion, "Install-

ing Sleeves on Valve Guides. poses. .. *

THIS IS AN improved designof
,\ FAW-11
the'tool for forcing the sleeveon
Music and merriment prevailed -
the valve guide on Wright
J- at a dinner dance held Aug. 1
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engines which changes the pres- f
at the Bluejackets Inn for FAW11 -
sure point and thus eliminates
Staff members and their lad-
possibility of damage to the
ies.

sleeve or valve. _'_':<< _".,,,,,,.,,, ..,_._;_."'."' .W.Y 'hW.W.W..w y ,'Y '"" ."W.'h Capt. Charles L. Lambing,
"Method of Salvaging Sonar I JAX HOSPITAL COUNCIL LUNCHEON-Naval Hospital: played holt to members of the former commodore of the Wing,
Transducer," is the suggestion Jacksonville Hospital Council at the group's monthly luncheon meeting last week. Seated. (clockwise of the
submitted by George Derrick of from left) Lawrence Payne of Baptist Hospital Ronald Burton Hope Haven Sisters Mary was presented a duplicate
Paul and DeChantal, St. Vincent's Hospital Jack Whittinglon, Brewster Comdr. Letter Thompson FAW-11 command pennant and
O&R, awarding his $200. new Hospital Administrative Officer Robert Eleazer Jr. St. Luke's H. A. Schroder Blue also a plaque depicting the Wing
Eleven of the 61 awards wentto Cross.Blue Shield: W. E. Arnold St. Luke's Capt. William L. Engelman, Hospital commanding insignia.He .
Public Works employees, pre- officer Harry Smith, Beaches Hospital: H. J. McFarland, Duval Medical Center Comdr. Walter
Heison, outgoing Hospital Administrative Officer Michael Wood Duval Medical Center Virgil was feted upon assumingnew
sented by Capt. J. Henry Etter, Fillje, Riverside Hospital, and Emmet Johnson, Baptist Hospital. duties at Newport, R. I. by
Public Works Officer.
I -- enlisted personnel of the Staff.

Wallace Wade received the Entertainment was furnished
Public Works Coffee FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION
highest check, one for $45, for by The Klansmen and Jim Price,

his "Modification of Ladder Ac- RM1, of the Staff radio school.

cess to Tank Walkways" which Honors 3 EmployeesCaptain's

offers a safer method of gettingoff ova r
Bay State Native Takes
the access ladder and gettingon coffee was held riser nrnvtttoa
walkways of the water tanks. in honor of three outstanding I wage Disposal in Utilities Divis- noM AE Graduation Honors
ion, and Oliver Brown, Automotive -
,THE HANDRAIL is to t be civilian employees of three i Mechanic in Transportation, Ronald Janowski, AN, of Holden -

opened to a width of 18 inches divisions at Public Works De- represented their divisions. c Mass., was honorman at the

and the safety ring attached to Aviation Electrician's Mate
partment recently. Another guest of Capt. Etter
the handrail instead of to the School, Class A, graduation held
Coffee and cookies
were servedto was Peter Roulhac, Stockman in
Branch 91 of the Fleet Reserve
Air Tech-
recently at the Naval
ladder only, thus making accessto the honored guests in the office Maintenance Division, most out- Association is planning to
nical Training Unit.
the walkway easier and safer. of Capt. J. Henry Etter NAS standing employee of his division. hold a barbecue dinner at the
Janowski will be stationed
Other awards were: $15 eachto Jax Public Wprks Officer, in recognition These informal gettogethersare now
Fleet Reserve Club at 8554 Roosevelt
with a patrol squadron at NAS
Wilbur Irish, James Baker and of their outstanding held each month in honor of Blvd. on Labor Day from
Whidbey Island, Wash.
Frank Tucker; $10 to James capabilities. I outstanding employees in various 1400 to 1900.Tickets .

Fletcher; $20 each to Weldon Hol- Charles Coleman, Operator Se- I divisions' of Public Works.
comb and Roosevelt King; $25 may be purchased from CPO Wives Set LuncheonThe

each to Horace Shipp, Charles the club, any member of the CPO Wives Club has

Fields and Egbert Rissman, and ". Branch or by calling NAS Jax scheduled a luncheon for next

$30 to Edward Crews. '.w::: extensions 605 or 231 for a donation Wednesday, Aug. 17, at NAS

of $1.25 each; children under Cecil Field at 1230.
Capt. Thomas B. Haley, O&R
Ku'f 12 years of age, 60 cents.
Officer, presented the following All wives of chief petty officers -

people with checks: $15 each to Branch members should con are welcome to attend.
Robert Sheese 'fL0i 'f- tact the secretary at the above
Joseph Plumley,
Donald Zelek; James Combs and : Itj iI extensions for tickets to sell. All

John Edwards. Also, $15 to War- jl FRA members are invited to the p

ren Courson and Frank Bolin. barbecue. a :r x

OTHER O&R awards were: L\ Next scheduled, meeting of : .'
$25 each to Julian Gray, Henry $ 4 Branch 91 is set for Aug. 25. t

Martin, Ralph Story, John Ed- t 1.. : Anyone interested in joining 4V
:
wards, Ernest Black and Edward : : Branch 91 should contact vice-

King. president Carl Smith at NAS

Jax extension 559. Dues are eight
Receiving $25 awards were: '

Joseph Summers and Thomas prW dollars a year.* .

Rosakranse; Stanley Magarowiczand .
S The Ladies of the
Auxiliary
Joseph Cross; Robert Kerr, 4 r .t
Bruce Gammill and Brice Greene; Fleet Reserve Association, meet-

Frank Brooks and John Schaf- ing in conjunction with the
Southeast Caucus of FRA elect-
fer ,
; Joseph Plumley and Merlin
Cornelison, and Raymond Scott ed Mrs: Dorothy Hernandez of

and Don Murphy. Houston as new Regional Vice-

d ___ President.
Also: $120 to Robert Thorn; nnnn
PUBLIC WORKS HONOREES-Three more employees of Unit 126 of FRA plans to hold
$35 to Harold Walker, Frederick NAS Jax PU Uc Works Department were honored at a coffee
Collins and Emory Morris; $10 last week by Capt. J. Henry Elter. (rear) Public Works Officer. its regularly meeting tonight

each to Herbert Young Sr., WaIter Front row (left to right) are Charles Coleman of Utilities Division (Thursday) at 1930 at 4530 120thSt. S '
: Oliver Brown, Transportation Division, and Peter Roulhac. in Yukon.
Fake and Covington Barrett; Maintenance Division.

two $20 awards to Joseph Plum- .

ley; $50 to Thomas Rosakranse;I NAS Safety Stickers Seen Effectiveton Hope Ahead In .t

$170. to__ _Ravmond__"_n____ _Hnw__..*_," _and___
Hartwell Kickox; $40 to Floyd Some 5,000 bright orange-red War On SharksIf r., .
d
Naval Ammunition
Sikes; $120 to Richard Holden; vehicle bumper strips that cur- Depot. Navy researchers are on the

'$30 to Maurice Kapperman; $60 rently ,adorn cars and trucks of Mayport NS and the Jack- right track, hope may become

to Frederick Collins; $255 to Neil employees and military person- sonville Area Chamber of Com- reality in the struggle to prevent

Dietz and Clyde Lampman; '$125to nel at NAS Jax are not ,limitedin merce have also inquired about swimmers, divers and people involuntarily -

George Albrecht and William their impact. obtaining similar stickers.If dunked in the ocean

Kirkland; $35 to Merlin Cornelison The luminous stickers, which anyone aboard the Station from becoming shark bait. x

$50 to Archie emblazon "I Drive Safely, NAS 2 4,
;
Boatwrightand wishes to obtain one of a few Navy scientists got the idea
Lewis Cox; $115 to William Jax" for all to see, have been remaining strips should call the and the substance for shark re- Ry ':

Jones and Alton Bowles; $85 to spotted on cars in such far-off Safety Superintendent at 756. pellant from the sea cucumber, ;A

John Edwards, and $50 to Ray- places as Boston and Charleston, a lowly animal that protects itself 1

mond Scott and James Williams.A The following sign from its enemies
I S.C. was postedin by. secretine_n ___n""
letter of Appreciation was Requests for information about an employee cafeteria: the substance.Sea UPSIDE DOWN CHEESECAKE -

presented to Walter Morris of 0- the stickers have been received "This firm has 2,318 employees.To cucumbers are brown and This baker's delight to
&R for suggesting the purchas- date, this cafeteria has lost look something like the feast your orbs on is Linda
here from the Commandant of ordinary Christian who finds the position
ing and Using of die cut masking 2,318 pepper shakers. Now that garden variety except for the soothing to her nerves.

tape therefore saving on man-i the First Coast Guard Districtin You each have one, FOR HEA- prickles that protrude from their You'll see her with Robert

hours. I Boston and from the Charles- VEN'S SAKES QUIT IT/ rounded shapes. Haunts.Taylor in" "House of the Seven






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t : Reopen SaturdayNovice


ft.R -
More putting surface for your
The new grass is Tifton 328,
d to .. f ( e. ne Z3 money is promised golfers who
invented strain of Ber-
habit the NAS Jax golf course a recently

j ? from now on, thanks to a vast muda grass which contains a fine
'
: reconditioning program held at texture and offers better putting
bi surface, according to Comdr. William -
the links in recent months.
Koressel, chairman of the
The newly-renovated course,
NAS Jax Tourney Committee.
with brand new carpets on all
greens and several greens com- Persons making shots into sand

pletely recontoured, formally traps Saturday might well be

opens for business Saturday at called pioneers for new sand is

f 0730. being installed in all traps on

THE REMODELING, which has the lengthy course.

} forced a slight slowdown in operations BIGGEST.CHANGE will pro-

in recent weeks, will bably be noticed on greens two,

(t f \ likely be worth the wait for local three, four, six, 10, 12, 13 and 17.

: ... a :ka wuxAat.tw2: +.iyYY. 9Fw3: links devotees. These putting areas have been
HAILING THE HEROES-Part of the large crowd on recontoured to afford the golfer
hand for arrival home of the Jax Navy-Ortega Little League better. and fairer test of golf,
All-Start baseball team is shown welcoming the local "heroe
home last week. The Jax Navy-Ortega squad advanced to the says pro Jack Harvey.As .
finals of the State Tournament at Lake Wales before bowingto an instance, Harvey cited
the Southwest Boys Club of Miami, 74. Jax Navy plowed, the 17th, formerly 65 feet long
through the eight-team field in winning its way into the final
of and 53 feet wide but now 105
night competition.
--- feet long and 68 feet wide.

I Formerly, he says, a ball heading -

FDR Squad Skin Diving : for that carpet might kick

Tennis Tourney off or over the green. While

Club Starts making the putting surface larger -

ComFairSBall To Feature NAS SlateWith work crews also made the

On StationAnother green more level.

KingThe organized sport has August rapidly fading into the past, fall athletic I "The character and shot valueof "

USS Franklin D. Roosevelt come alive aboard the Naval Air activity planning is beginning to grind into high gear, reports each hole has been improved,

on deployment in the Med,! Station with formation of the the Mainside Athletic Office. says Harvey.
In what will 'perhaps be the AMONG EVENTS slated for
Scuba Metros Skin Diving Club.
took
time from
out chores to
before start of play.
initial action of the fall, intram- the course in the near future is
send a well-drilled softball teamto The club, which had its start I THE SPRING-summer kegling
for childrenof
the ComFair Jax Softball with only four enthusiasts, has ural bowling competition is set season had 39 teams entered and a Junior;personnel Tournament 23-25 and

Tourney held aboard the Station tripled in size in just a few to begin on the Mainside Lanes great success in that competitionhas Aug. 28., a

last. week and the FDR outfit months, now boasting 12 mem- Aug. 22. Thirty-four teams have buoyed the confidence of Jr.-Sr. Tourney, Aug.should sign
Interested
went away with the win. I bers.All signed to date with four or five athletic 'officials that at least players clubhouse. There
the
The FDR hooked up with the military persons interestedin more outfits expected to sign upi that number will be contesting in up will at be age golf limit classes of 14

Saratoga in the week-long event's the sport of skin diving are the fall-winter circuits.A school
final at Field urged to join the club. Interested I Novice Tennis Tourney first and over, through years
game Enterprise Two NATTUnit including college, and 13 and un-
and won the contest, 2-1, in eight persons should contact Ross Ellisat of an annual series planned for

innings. extension 8527 or, evenings at Tournies EndedFirst NAS Jax, has temporarily bog- der.The 20th Anniversary Invita-

The Sara nine tried gamely to EV 8-8998. half of the NATTUnit ged down due to lack of interest. tional Tourney, to be held in

pull it out but was frustrated in The club meets once a monthto Horseshoe Doubles Tourna- Or Hly six persons have signedto conjunction with the Naval Air

its attempt. The FDR had al- conduct its business and holds ment has ended with D. R. Atkinson date with three from the Ma- Station anniversary celebration,

ready posted one win over the organized club dives at various and M. M. Nolen of rine Aviation Detachment at is planned for Oct. 14-16. Over

Saratoga, a 2-0 shutout in the Florida springs also about once Aviation Ordnancemen School NATTUnit, one from VAP-62, 150 entries are expected for this
tourney's opening a month. one from NAS Jax and one from
fray. winning the championship.R. affair.

In other games, VA-35 defeated No meeting is held until all L. Callahan and M. M. the Hospital. The renovation work performed -

VA-44, 4-1, and claimed a club members are polled as to Damon, meanwhile, capturedthe WITH ARRIVAL of the Hospital's on the course is the first major -

win via forfeit over VAP-62, then which day or evening they all Badminton Tourney dou- entrant this week, a cer- change undertaken in physical -

lost 4-0 to the FDR and 12-6 to can be .present.A bles crown. The duo is from tain amount of variety was lent characteristics of the course

the Saratoga the semi-final member of the Northeast Aviation Electricians Mate to the proposed tourney. Corps since 'it became a full-fledged
WAve Jan is set to battle
Quillan
game. Florida Society of Skin Diving School.In greensward in December of 1948.
the other five entries all
men,
In the shutout over VA-35, F- Clubs, the NAS Jax group hopesto both events- the champ-
.
terms.A
DR hurler F. R. Smith allowed be able to offer its servicesto ionship decided in a best on even
was field includ-
only one hit and whiffed 15 bat- the county for search and rescue two-out-of-three series. larger starting Braves To Tangle
Waves is awaited
ing more being -
ters enroute
to the.win. work.
The Saratoga gained the finals I .. before the tourney, several With Pacesetting
''Pf:.;: times postponed, gets underway.
'1
by blanking VAP-62, 2-0, and ,: ': ':
.
; J,; : Only requirements for the
,
VA-44, 14-0. Charlotte Bees
'
t event that be
are a person a novice
The Roosevelt squad is due to !
leave this week for NAS Norfolkto i iI at the racquet game. In- Tonight and tomorrow will be

compete in the AirLant Tour. terested persons should contact the last chance of the regular
the athletic office at extension
the
league-leading
to see
ney which starts Aug. 15. season
585.ATHLETIC Charlotte Hornets in action at
Director Frank the Jacksonville baseball park.
Jr. Olympic SwimmingMeet 1.4fA ;
McCaffrey is now eyeing an
The Hornets, who have main-
Sees Marks Fall opening date for the novice ten- tained a first' place perch since

Sixty-three new marks were nis event of early September. nearly the start of the South) Atlantic -

set in the 67-event Florida Jun- Another event of early next League season, face the

ior Olympic Long Course swim- month will be opening of Main- Jacksonville Braves in a two-

ming championships held at the S .: f v side gym. When the gym does game set starting tonight.
Naval Air Station pool last week. y. 4>4.0Y open for the winter season, a After this short series, the

Top Junior Olympic swimmers 17 } Ping Pong Tourney is, expectedto Braves host the Knoxville Smokes -

from all parts of the state com- be the first organized eventof Saturday through Tuesday.All .
peted in the meet, including 4S '
; start at 1930
: night games
the indoor sports season here.
., .
.
many competitors from the d, S. 9sw, >d abg;4:
f t at the Adams St. ballyard with
Jacksonville {Ct' :: AS}.f'' tf4 Other fall athletfc activity
area. doubleheaders getting underwayat
..
.. '/? 'T,:S.y. tf4't' ;:f0,,i .44' ..! 'x should hinge around intramural tilts 1500.
The man was more than a lit- ,S r f" 5r r r ;*: "' c 1830 and Sunday at
*': *' .w R.4a av f : R4 ;.M6y 7Ss volleyball, golf and touch foot-
tle annoyed when a neighbor 6,;%
telephoned at three a.m. and ball. Entry lists for these sports Larry Shewmaker two-year
.
complained, "Your dog is bark- pU/iA.f meByCaM. () '.v,wb6G arl ,Y n'eG: c 6 P vHYIi7Y. % will be circulated in the near. letterman at the Air Force Acad-
I
SCORES WINNING RUN-P. G. Peters'of the USS FDR I
ing so loudly that I can't sleep." scores the run that won the game and handed the ComFair future, reports McCaffrey.And emy, has been named captain of

The neighbor hung up before he Jax Softball Tourney championship to his mates 2-1, over the the first call for candid- the 1960-61 tennis team. The Na-
in the 'final contest of the week-long tourney
could protest. USS held at Saratoga NAS Jax' Enterprise Field last week. Peters doubled ,in ates for the Jax Navy varsity tional Rifle and Pistol Matches

The next morning, also at the first overtime frame of the game with one out and Roger basketball team should be sounded will be held at Camp Perry,Ohio,'
three a.m., he called his neighborand Harvey then singled him home. The ComFair Jax champions
in from 28 to 28.L .
early October. July Aug.
NAS Norfolk.
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Impact Range : ,


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The East ,Coast's first Instrumented Target Range has ,
become operational. Located in- the Ocala National Forest, (*

I the area is offically named Ocala Impact ,Range but com- : >

monly known as Pinecastle. c t

Ribbon cutting ceremonies,
this information the pilot can correct
were held Wednesday, Aug. 3 at, any errors and improve his

the Impact Range, with Rear I techniques.Loft .
Adni. Kenneth Craig, Commander -:
bombing 'and over the
Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval ? a.
shoulder bombing (idiot's loop)
I
;( District cutting the ribbon at the
are the type of maneuvers per-
control tower and barracks sites.
formed at.the Range.
OTHER DIGNITARIES for the
THIS TYPE of bombing was
ceremonies were: Capt. Nelson
developed to provide aircraft with
M. Head, Chief of Staff, NAB,
distance
considerably more
escape r
Sixth Naval District; Capt. JamesR. from the impact area or target ANOTHER RESERVE UNIT HERE-Patrol Squadron -914--
Reedy, NAS Jax commanding from WAS So. Weymouth Mass is currently undergoing its two-
conventional
officer, and Comdr. J. W. Fair, than afforded by weeks active duty training with Fleet Air Wing 11 here. UrgedFor
I Staff bombing.The Host squadron for VP-914 is, VP16. Included in one of the Physicals
J ComFairJax. tracking equipment con- plane crews for the Reserve squadron are from left A. R.
The Navy acquired the nine sists of a converted TBM machine Mauler. ATR1; A. G. Yalcii, ADR3 J. W. Cox, ADJC Comdr. 1st GradersRoutine
7 square mile facility in 1951 under Henry V.Greene squadron commanding officer T. F. Donnelly,
gun turret in which instead of Demeo Lt ) W. E. West, and W. J. Caradonna
;, permit from the Dept. of Agri- ADR2* Lt J. (jg .
machine guns, a mechanical link- ADJC. physical examina-
culture. Originally, the target age has been made to a tracking tions for children of military

y was used by Pinecastle AFB, thus device pen which is alongside the personnel who will enter the

the name, Pinecastle Range. tracking turret and draws the Make Conservation Part Of first grade this year will be

Planning for the new range in graph.' conducted at the Naval Hospital -

I the Ocala Forest began seriouslyin The person operating the turret Pediatric Clinic every

May 1959. A team from the follows the plane on the flight Thursday and Friday afternoon
Naval Ordnance Test Center Everyday ConversationThere
line through binoculars havinga through Sept. 11.
China Lake, Calif visited NAS small circle in the eyepiece.
School physicals are not required -
Jax for evaluation of the site THE PLOTTING table consistsof is a word ,with which all hands aboard the Naval

based on development of an in-' graph paper and a recordingtype Air Station should become familiar, especially in these daysof for children entering

;/ trumented range at China Lake pen which is moved by link- austerity and tight budgets. It's spelled c-o-n-s-e-r-v-a- school in Duval and Clay

and other West Coast locations. age to the turret. Thus each t-i-o-n. And the quicker we realize what this word can mean counties; it's recommended,

Construction of the Range con- bombing run is tracked and the to us in the way of money, the quicker we will make it a however, that those enteringthe

sisted of a control tracking tower pilot shown his performance.The part of our every day vocabulary. first grade have a physical.
three observation towers, a ground speed of the air THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A conservation program is
barracks, and mess hall designedto craft can be measured by two dependent to a large degree upon the individual. All hands Dependents of persons attached -

accommodate 12 men. methods. One is the mechanical should be cognizant of the need for being conservation to activities other than

THE CONTROL tower is 40 method made by micro-switches minded-especially where the use of utilities is concerned. NAS Jax and tenant com-

feet high (four stories). This operated by the tracker and the Utilities consume a major portion of the Station's operating. mands should have examina-
houses the tracking equipment. other more accurate method is
funds.Did tions taken at the dispensaryof
The tracking equipment was designed the use of telescopic, skyscreens.The you know that:
\ by NOTS, China Lake, micro-switches are spaced The annual cost of fuel at NAS Jax for heat and indust- the activity to which the

Calif. and manufactured by O&R, along the tracking area. As the rial steam is $260,000. This is more than five million gallonsof sponsor i is attached.

NAS North Island, San Diego, tracker follows the aircraft the oil. Parents must obtain the

Calif., at a cost of $33 thousand switches are so spaced that they The annual cost of electricity is $650,000. Replacing light school health form and present -
dollars. indicate the 6,000 feet between bulbs costs $2,000 per month.
it at time of the physical.
The control tracking tower, and initial point markers.I. WATER COSTS ABOUT $11,000 annually for pumping

barracks are located five miles P. Markers are billboard type alone. In addition we spend about $8,500 per year for repair

from the flight line in order to signs along the flight line that parts and, chemicals. .
provide maximum effectiveness the pilot uses for reference points. You can help the overall program of conservation by Large Crowd

for optical tracking.The They give the pilot the distance keeping watch over your area.. Simple little acts such as put- (Continued from Page 1))
ting out lights when daylight' is adequate securing lights
+ three observation towers from target and are spaced 6,000 and
mines, homing torpedoes
tt located feet apart. when no one is in the area, not turning on overhead lights
are 6,000 feet from the
r when local bench lights are adequate, and refraining from various types of rockets used by
target center to provide maximum THE TIME between switcheson
i. using compressed air for sweeping, can save thousands of anti-submarine squadrons.
security for the personnel. the tracking device is the
dollars. Example: What happens when fail to secure
you ALTHOUGH not allowed inside -
t The towers are from 60 to 100 same as the time elapse on the
feet tall. flight line. the valve on the air lines in the 'evening after using compressed the P2V-7, spectators were
\ air? Almost all chucks leak and a leak Vz inch in
Additional security is providedas The telescopic skyscreens are afforded a glimpse of "daddy'splane"
diameter will result in a loss of about $24,000 per year. This
the roofs of the buildings an electronic with
are eye a telephoto by way of the cockpit.
can be defined in losing money for four or five jobs.
of heavy steel. The front glass lense. Seven of these are locatedat Classified nature of P2V-7
I is bullet proof, one and onefourth the Range. The skyscreen This is not a one man, nor a one department problem. It some
inches thick. measures the time interval between concerns all of us. The continued efforts and cooperationof equipment prohibited entrance

The equipment produces a electric eyes as the air- all hands in the conservation program is absolutely es- inside the craft.Consensus .

graph, or visual picture, of the craft passes. sential. of the crowd at the

aircraft's maneuver and the electronic These instruments are so sen- ,,,,' ':+ Open House, says VP-18, was that
equipment computes the sitive they can be set off: by insects ( a tM the Survival display proved most
plane's true ground speed. With traveling by. If a dragonfly
: popular.
passes within a few feet of
Poll Shows the telescopic lense the tracking '#,:+ : K1 Rf c. a.}} *yyr;,? .. .A%:."a:}::':}: There you could see an inflated
.
device into .:} %i ',.y:<' .' .fP S..ti,3 .: rubber raft with oars, exposure
(Continued from Page 1)) may go operation. + ;}} } } ;k} .f :}q.W; ;nti?
I receive a copy of the contract. Capt. J. H. Etter, NAS Public suits and an open parachute
Works Officer and which was hanging impressivelyfrom
THE BROCHURES which were Resident Of-
issued earlier describe principle ficer-in-Charge and Lcdr. JackE. F the rafters.

features of the plan and should Washburn, Assistant Resident PERSONS ALSO saw a life
benefits offered and procedures Officer-in-Charge headed the vest, and the emergency radio

'be retained for information as to project. Charles Glover was resi- transmitter that has a fascinating
for obtaining benefits. dent inspector at the site. monicker, "Gibson Girl". The lat-

Employees enrolled in the indemnity Lcdr. T. B. Vaught, Operationsand ter has a box kite to fly the radio

plan received copies of Plans Officer, COMNAB Six- antenna, and this, too, was on

claim forms to be used for bene- th Naval District and Lcdr. R. M. ? display.A .

fits under that plan. Many of the Hendricks, Asst. Staff, Public solar still also received much

enrollees in the plan have ques- Works Officer, COMNAB Sixth scrutiny from: interested on look-

tioned necessity of the salary Naval District performed the liaison ers. This does not produce "white

range information appearing on between the fleet and the lightning" but the more impor-

the form. contract office. tant fresh water. Two, pints of

The regional office of the Ci- Overall control of the Range is 4t' I i : fresh water% daily can be made

vil Service Commission has ad- under the NAS Ordnance Divi- ___ ... from the solar still welcomed
7" "'\>" =>>::.W:' :-.;.., : ; by
vised that the carrier requiresthis sion with Lt. (jg) J. E. Evanoff, "SEE HOW EASY IT IS"-Replies Mrs. May Thomas as she any aviator downed at sea.
demonstrates how easy it really is to float on water. She'i addressing -
information in order to be Ordnance Officer and Warrant a class of young students during one of the many Topping the day's activity wasa

able to determine reasonable Officer A. J. Leimer, Target Of- dependents swimming classes she conducts each weekday at mock alert by one of the squad-
NATTUnit Pool 518. Each pupil receives ten hours of instruction -
charges. ficer, in charge. one hour daily for two two weeks. ron's crews.