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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 22, 1960
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( 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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r.ge 2 SAX AIH NEWS 22 December Ild


Retail Store To

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Hold,, Big White

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Upt. JtmeI t. R.xfy Commanding; Officer Sale After Yule

Comdr. RobMl Nlton ________ Emcutlvt OffJcwNA
.. That popular tradition of an
ttiq II. Air J.ck*e.vill.
tar Adm. Kenneth Craig Commander after-Christmas White Sale will
Capt. Griytton H. Weber Chief of Staff Fairfax continue this year at the Navy
Capt. Nelson M. HeM _- O_.f of Staff NAB Six with big
Retail Store
..... Air WIlt, 1Ie... Exchange a
Capt. Renfro Turner, Jr. __. Commander sale on white goods set to start
Capt. Murlln W. Alley Chief Staff Officer December 29.Exchange .
Naval Air Technical Tralnbif Unit
Capt. Robert J. fleming Commanding officials are urging
Comdr Marian K. $Smith_- ExawHva OfficerNaval people to plan ahead and savea

HttpHtl little of the. holiday cash to I i I'J.g7 (1'iI1Iar
Capt. William L Enealman .... Commanding Officer ;
Capt. John O. Feder .______ _-_ _______ _____ ___________, Executive Officer purchase needed items in the

Capt. P. H. Holt .___-_-__>______ _NARTU________________ Commanding Officer white,goods line during this big :
Comdr. William M. Miller Executive Officer
sale.On E o
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jackaonvllle, Florida at no sale will be percale and tli ..49a'Rw '
expense to the government and In compliance: with NAVEXOS PM Rev. July 1958. muslin sheets, both white and
Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jacksonville,
Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing 11,.Naval Air colored, ,contour and straight, in
Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval .
Hospital. sizes 81 x 108 and 82 x 108; s' s i.bw } '.. 'ai4hrM.vNEW
Service 'Information Officer ._-- -_. .. __ Comdr. Alex N. Metnnla Jr. : tins : /
to match sheets CHIEFS AT VP-18 Latest in the list of newly
pillow cases ;
Assistant ,Service Information Officer -_ .. Andrew H. Pltney
rated chief officers is this twosome from Patrol Squadron
petty
Editor-Gordon Robbie Feature Edifor-Mie Spencer JOlj Staff R.portan-SMcly dacron and foam rubber pillows
; ; 18 ,who were given the "hard hat" of a CPO recently following,
Martinson, JOSN. Photographer-Joy Beccarl, PH2. mattress pads, and bed, spreads' successful completion of fleetwide examinations. Displayingtheir I
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material temporary "uniforms" are H. M. Chaney, ADC, (left) andT.
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographs, including lintless chenille, heir- H. Malone Jr. ADC.
unless otherwise credited, are offlclf' U. ', Navy Photographs. loom type and tailored woven,
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone ax-
tensions 3164, 656, 272 or 216. in twin and double sizes. Menu Packed] With All



Pesky Mice Traditional TrappingsAnother


big.meal is on tap for servicemen and women
Gave To Us
and their guests on Christmas Day. Both NATTUnit and

Mainside galleys will prepare turkey and hams for the big'

Silent Night"The feast.: non-family guest, either lady ,or
The, repast is slated to beginat I gentleman.

mice have been at the 1130 ,and continue until 1430. SPECIAL meal tickets for

bellows, Father.: I can't play the ALL PERSONNEL authorizedto these guests and for personnelon

organ for Christmas." Franz : subsist on' the general mess, commuted rations will be sold
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Gruber told his pastor the sad : including those drawing com- by cashiers in the mess halls at

news. Father Joseph Mohr re- + s OH rtumtt muted rations, will, be permitted the Naval Air Station and Naval

sponded by writing "Silent Night, to have, guests for Christmas Air Technical Training Unit during -
Holy Night," which Herr Gruberset Even ,though away, from home at Christmas, personnel here dinner. the noon meal now through

to music. They sang, the ,new ,will be treated to a stupendous feast at the Mainside and NATT Each, member.4may have his Saturday to allow sufficient

song together at Christmas ser- :Unit mess halls. The dinner will feature turkey"'and"ham fend Includes wife, ell of his children, and vanced planning time for preparation '
vices to guitar accompaniment -,
of the dinner.
,the If
following: both of his parents as guests.
I This the of
origin
was one he has no member of his im- Charges prescribed by BuSandA -

of our best-loved hymns in Chilled Shrimp Cocktail and Sauce Cream.Turkey Soup mediate family, he may have,one are: One dollar for, civilians,
Oberndorf Austria 1818.
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80 cents for enlisted personnelon
Christians took Roast Tom Turkey Baked, Virginia Ham
Early never a commuted 'rations, and 60,
fancy to the solemn chants of WEEK'SBRAINTWISTER
THIS/
Snowflake Potatoes Candied Sweet Potatoes cents for dependent children under -
convents and monasteries but I
St. Francis of Assisi raised their Asparagus Tips .' ,.. Garden Green Peas / / 12 years of age.

hearts and voices when he set
tank 12 feet long
Dressing Giblet Gravy A measures
religious themes to merry musicin Oyster by eight feet wide by six feet Traffic Violators

the 13th century! CranbeTT1Sauce' Assorted Salads deep. If water is running into it

PEOPLE WENT home humm- at the rate of 80 gallons per hour Police
ing his sermons and carols Clover Leaf Rolls Butter and is being drained at the same Keep Busy

were born. Mince Meat Pie Ice Cream Fruit Cake time at the rate of 35 gallons per
The word "carol" means dancein hour, how long will it take to fill Here Last MonthSome
a ring. At first it describedgroup Coffee Tea Milk the tank? -
singing and dancing in 147 tickets were issued
any Assorted Hard Candies Mixed Nuts (Answer on Page 4.)
festive season., For the last few by Station police to traffic viol-

hundred years, "carol" refers }..,. ......;.,.utirV ators aboard the Naval Air Sta-
specifically ,to Christmas music, New Veteran I tion in November.
sacred or secular.MEDIEVAL'carols. Appearing before the Traffic

seem to have Law Changes Control Officer were some 123
while the U.S. Commissioner -
been written as scripts for religious cases
drama. Vivid pictures in the disposed of 24 violations.
verses move the listener from Pension RulesMany Following traffic offenses were

scene to scene moods change of veterans committed in November: reck-
from coarse humor to reverenceas dependents less driving, 4; obstructing traffic -
have become eligible for benefits -
the story of the Nativity pro- 4ter 2; improper parking 28;
under a veteran's pensionlaw
gresses. ; 4tia failure to stop at stop sign, 19;
passed by the ,last Congress.
speeding, 37 faulty equipment
;
Religious folk songs were often Many dependents who were
1 inattentive 1 involved -
driving ;
;
sung at holiday revels
debasingthe not previously qualified are now < >Y ,;
accident,
spirit of Christmas. Puritans' .. : in on-Station
eligible for a pension ,under : ': acci-
18; inv lyed in off-Station
-coming into
powerfrownedon terms'of the law which became
dent (military personnel), 1, another
such
pagan excesses. They effective July 1 of this year. ,. 55 '.
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said festival music was sacreligi-- One of the major ,facts of the violations, 42.
ous and dishonored God. new bill is that'the veteran need The 'Traffic Control Officer

THEY OUTLAWED Christmas. not have been retired with a handed out 59 restrictions; 2

The Restoration eventually let disability in order for his de- restriction and CO; 6 were sent
music back Into t ; to Traffic School 7 were sent to
the church. pendents to qualify for a pen ;N ;
Some 18th century sophisti- a .p 4hg545. the CO for further action; 3

cates found folk songs too simplefor sion.Under the law, PL 86-211, requirements received an indefinite suspen-
their taste. Holiday spirits- for a veteran .or his sion; 23'' other cases were Suspended

even in cities clamored for dependents to become eligiblefor __, ._-JWffi.W-_v.ace f..a.o 7k"'x<.t d,an',."..s5;;...._'_45., ;a_a.dc,oy"W4; while 23 other violatorsgot
musical expression and ;it pension payments hinge up- LEADING warnings, and government
CHIEF RETIRES
Bernard .
was at this time that some of the on his active service, income and leading chief of the Naval Air Reserve- Training Gonyea Unit, is "pipedover BMC permit of 2 others was revoked.Of

noblest composers fashioned "re net worth, plus the fact he the side; upon his retirement after 20 years Naval service tickets issued November, 3

spectable" Christmas music. Bach must have a disability.. last week. Gonyea was one of many persons aboard the were forwarded to other com-

wrote his exultant oratorio The same requirements less Station who helped make the Lillie League boys baseball pro- mands for action and 3:violators
Handel created the "Messiah" the portion hold true from the Sta-
disability gram a success. Gonyea coached the entire farm system which were transferred
with its magnificent "Hallelujah for dependents of, a deceased produces players for the major and minor league teams. Gon tion and no further action will

Chorus." veteran.: .. yea expects: to.make his home,in,Clearwater. be taken.
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% MERRY






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WondrousIs Tree Custom



The GiftUpon NJ-: Dates Back

a winter's evening almost

2000 years ago, a young
To Ancients
couple named Joseph and Mary a yp.,. r;; :g:
completed their Journey to
When Americans set about
Bethlehem. There in stable
a or
the genial task of decoratingsome
cave of an .inn, the Holy Child 40 million Christmas

was born. trees, they will be performing
Today, the hearts and mindsof
a rite that actually dates backto
all Christians turn again to L'fi
prehistoric times when
Bethlehem as the Christian early man celebrated the win-
world again rejoices in the birth ter solsticeThe

of Jesus, the son of Mary. 1960 solstice occurred at

Books will ever be written,, 1527 E.S.T. on Dec. 21-the time

p stories will ever be told, inter- when the sun stops its seeming

pretations will ever be made I- b' j southward drift and begins to
S.-- ) *Lx'o'c6Gtcawa3:5S.waxvx __ _
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concerning this birth and its
move back north. Ancient man,
significance. "All the armies
watching the sun move steadily
that ever marched, all the king- from him was stricken by
.aw.... ,.. .. .,. : ba' away ,
doms that established :aa.} .w .M:< ::: :
were ever ----
fear the days shorter and
all the princes who ruledor TO PROCLAIM CHRIST'S BIRTH-Members of the choir of St. Edward's Catholic Chapelat as grew
ever NAS Jax will Join with choirs In churches throughout the Christian world Sunday In herald colder, trees became bare and
statesmen who have guidedthe ing the birth of Christ. Mass will be said at St. Edward's Sunday at 0830 1000 and 1130. A carol game grew scarce.
nations, cannot compare in service and Holy Communion will be held at All Saints Protestant Chapel Christmas Ere. Members SO, WHEN the sun began mov-
significance with the life of this of the St. Edward's choir are front row (left to right) ,Victoria Shaihy organist. Marie cele-
Trumble Patti Bishop Betty Peake Mary Horner and Miriam McCauley. Second row, J. H. ing toward him again, he
man, born in a lowly manger. Bradberry Jr. Richard Bradberry, Diane Liberty Anne Yeager and Gretta Hoyt. Rear Lcdr. brated by decorating his shelter
Apart from secular or historical E. G. Blouin Jr. Oliver Purdy, Comdr. William F. Doyle, chaplain James Ostrander and Robert with those plants that had with-

consideration, the Nativity Betters. stood the cold-evergreen trees,

brings to the believing Christ- mistletoe holly and ivy.

ian the life of God into the life CHRISTMAS SPIRITIS Greetings To You The actual use of trees as

of man. As one man looked This Is the final issue for Christmas 'decorations Inside

upon Bethlehem a few years 1960 of the Jax Air News. houses did not 'become popular

ago,. he.,wa inspired to write: EVIDENT HEREThe The first issue In. the new until comparatively recent times.

How silently, ,how silently the year will be published Jan- Martin Luther is said to have

wondrous gift is given! So God spirit of Christmas has uary 12. had a Yuletide tree for his child-
change's Toyland will be to-
imparts to human hearts the saturated the atmosphere at open ren, but it was not until 1604, 58
issue
All for that
night (Thursday) until 2000 for photos
blessings of His heaven. No ear NAS Jacksonville, from gaily last-minute shoppers The stores must be in the Air News office years after Luther's death, thata
may hear His coming, decked office spaces to the contemporary chronicle reported -
will be 'open Saturday, closing at by 0900 January, 9. Copy
but in this world of sin, where loneliest: working areas, folks 1200. deadline 'will be 1400 Jan- : "At ,Christmas they' set
meek souls will receive Him here are humming and 10. up fir trees in the parlors at
still, the dear Christ enters in. whistling Christmas carols. Christmas and the leave chits, uary Strasbourg and hang thereon

Charles D. Beatty One of the busiest places which were signed' many a week, The staff of the Jax Air roses cut out of manycoloredpaper

NAS Jax Senior Chaplain aboard the vast confines of the ago., A possible white Christmasfor News wishes everyone a most apple wafers, gold foil,

Station has been the post office some and for those who remain joyous and wondrous Christ- sweets, etc."
the exciting preparationsin mas and the happiest of New I
Many of us Navy people have facilities which only now are get- In America, one August Im-
observed Christmas under pecu- ting a breather after many weeksof the family kitchen or Navy Y/ear's./ gard of Wooster, Ohio, helped to

liar circumstances and in strange hard work by employees aimedat galley where turkeys and ham popularize the Christmas tree

places. If you have ever spent getting everyone's mail to give out tantalizing odors vying What are torn of the old and custom when he trimmed a small
loved in time for the big with those of pumpkin and mince nieces and
Christmas in China or some ones new customs at Christmastime? spruce for his nep-
pies, fruit cakes and cookies.
other non-Christian country, you holiday. Old customs: Blessing of the hews in 1847.
must have been struck and sad- POSTAL PATRONS are being Yes, it's Christmas, with the homes at Christmas, writing BUT ALTHOUGH Imgard's

dened to learn at first hand assured that, if they mailed with- spirit of good 'will prevalent. As letters to St. Nicholas, Advent. friends took up the idea, a Cleve-

that Christ's birthday, the most in the deadline set for mailingof one Station resident remarked: land clergyman who set up a tree
"Wouldn't it be wonderful if all New customs: Greeting cards, his
important event in mankind's Yuletide cards and packages, In his church in 1851 outraged

spiritual history, is unknown or their missives and cartons will the people could be so nice Christmas trees, Christmas lights congregation by such "paganism.

unbelieved by so many millions. arrive at their destinations on to each other in the same way over the streets and Nativity But when the custom was
time.A throughout the plays. House it
White
It is sadder still to realize that, year. taken up by the

in 1960, whole nations which party for dependent childrenof r r grCp H: became acceptable. Franklin

once were Christian have been personnel is being held todayat Pierce had a Christmas tree set

engulfed by atheistic commun- the Naval Hospital. Attack up when he entered a Presby-

ism. How far has that creed Squadron 44 has planned a big M i a terian Sunday School class. Ben-

succeeded in destroying the shindig for tomorrow for un- jamin Harrison also had a tree
dcrpriviledged children of the Santa Claus for
when he played
faith of millions in God -and the
Boys Home of Jacksonville.To .
his grandchildren
incarnation of God's Son?
prove that Christmas is a
.
These somewhat sad reflectionslead !
season of, giving, personnel of
us at Christmas to be grate- Charters
'I Station
Overhaul and Repair Department '
ful, not only for the fact of the .
start sending out baskets of food I
Incarnation, but for the personalgift I :: New Scout Unit ,
for needy persons tomorrow at
of faith given to those of us 1200. i1i ,,.' Another Boy Scout troop has

who believe in it. We realize : been formed at the Naval Air
Similar baskets have been
that, without this faith, Christ- {fI Station with chartering of, Troop
given out by Public Works em-
mas would have no more intrinsic -
Other gifts in the formof 8.
ployees. ..,
meaning for us than for The troop had its beginning last I
carols and being
hymns, are
those who have never heard of week when Capt. James R.
issued starting tomorrow by
Christ groups of Girl Scouts carolingin Reedy, NAS Jax commanding of
This precious gift of faith can the vicinity of Station living t ficer, as head of the sponsoring
be lost if we do not reaffirm it, "::14 institution and Bernard L.
Capt.
,
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quarters starting at 1900. ,. ,'.. (! .1fP'.... .
renew it in our private and pub- Many parties have already .... <".". ., > '*' :,:.. McCreery, NAB Jax Assistant
lic of God and in our relationship .
worship been held, including the big ON INSPECTION TOUR-Capi. George F. Koch commanding Supply Officer and institutional
with our fellowmen. I party last Tuesday sponsored by officer of Naval Air Station. Norfolk Va. and representing representative for this Station's
Christmas we sing: "Come, let Commander Naval Air Bases Fifth Naval District, Is greetedby units
Scouting
and master signed the charter
chief petty officers ,
Comdr. Robert Nelson (left) executive officer of NAS
Him". All long we
us adore ,
year
sergeants aboard the Station for Jax and Capt. Nelson Head (right, front). Chief of Staff for papers. ,
must accept His invitation: underpriviledged children. Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District, upon arrival .Scoutmaster is Irwin Siegel
"Come, follow me". NAVY EXCHANGE Retail last ,Wednesday. A 16-man team from the staff of ComNabFive with William Blackburn servingj
Comdr. William F. Doyle was here for a two-day Inspection of ComNabSix activities: and
Matnside'iand the Ex-_ as,. Assistant,
NAS Jax Catholic Chaplain Store at facilities ,in the Jacksonville area. ,Scoutmaster.



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Years Dim The Exact 'Origin.'Of Many Christmas Carols Secretary Franke

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Sends Christmas
I The origin of our most loved
1 Christmas carols and hymns is Messiah. nished the tune and insisted the SHE REACHED for her tele-

quite clear in regards to some Away In a Manger is said to music came to him miraculouslyin phone (as ladies will!). Withinan Greetings To All

while the derivation of others is have been inspired by Martin a Christmas}: Eve dream. hour, a dozen neighbors had

cloudy even to this day Luther's From Heaven Above I But it was people like Mrs. promised Mrs. Cram to light can- Christmas, the time of year

NO ONE is sure who wrote Come You. Charles Wesley wrote Cram of Boston who made carol- dles in their windows on Christmas when Christians throughout the

. Adeste Fidelis but credit is us- Hark the Herald Angels Sing in ing a rich American tradition.The Eve and go outdoors to sing world celebrate the birth of

ually given St. Bonaventure.This 1737 ,year was 1910.: with her, Jesus Christ, ,has a special
meaning to each of us. To
hymn was a great favoriteof IN 1868, O Little Town of As Christmas preparationswere The group expanded each year some
the happiness of our children is
Teddy Roosevelt. Bethlehem was composed by Bis- completed, the lady remem- and Beacon Hill (where carolingonce in minds
Isaac Watts composed Joy To hop Phillips Brooks when his bered legends of medieval Eng- uppermost our ; to
had been an offense againstthe others it is time of rededica-
the World in 1719. The music we Philadelphia Sunday School class land where "waits" ,- night a
know for the hymn was adaptedby asked for -a Christmas song. His watchmen went caroling state) won fame as the homeof tion to spiritual ideals; for all
Lowell Mason' from Handel's Lewis American caroling. of us, it is a time of reflection.
organist, H. Redner, fur- through the streets. modem
In passages of the Holy Bible

that describe the coming of the

ChristmasServices US Purchases Babe of Bethlehem, it is recorded -
that the first Christmas

ji Three BillionHoliday message was delivered to shep-
herds who were keeping watch

CardsBack over their flocks by night.

Since then, pages of history

Scheduled {s; have recorded that, like the

I in 1843 a London artist, shepherds that night, men of

Personnel remaining in this John Calcott Horsley, designedthe good will have constantly had to

area for Christmas will join world's first known Christmascard. keep watch to preserve "peaceon

with Christians all over the Three years later 1,000 cop- earth"-the thought inherentin

world in observing the Holy r >: < .. 4It ies of it were lithographed, hand- the spirit of Christmas.

Day in worship. :. IH colored and put on sale. During this Yuletide season*
All Saints Protestant Chapel ; Public reaction was lukewarm. history will record, as it has in

" and St. Edward's Catholic Chapel "The custom of sending such the past, that dedicated mem-

both have made extensive Christ- cards will never win popular bers of the Navy and Marine

mas worship plans.A x a o.: 3 support," sniffed one critic. Corps were keeping watch in

SERVICE of Carols and Holy But 113 years later, the Greeting order that this spirit might be
Communion will be held at All .:. Card Assn. estimates that this fulfilled. Nothing can take away

Saints Christmas Eve starting at year Americans will send a total the loneliness of those who must
2230. Chaplain Charles D. Beat- be apart from families, at this
of three billion Christmas cards,
ty, N AS J a x Senior Chaplain, IIj 111 an average of nearly 17 per time.
will in charge, assisted by others. j person. Horsley's idea was a To all members and civilian

Holy Communion will be ob- bright one after all. employees of the United States
served Christmas Day, Sunday, Navy and Marine Corps, and
at All Saints at 0830 and 0930. Those three billion cards will their families, I extend my very

Service of worship will be heldat cost us about $3 million. We'll best wishes for a Merry Christ-

its usual time Sunday at 1100. ? have about 50,000 designs to select mas and a happy and successful

Chaplain Kopp will deliver the RECENT REENLISTEE-r-John Connaughton AK2 reenlists from many of them repro- New Year,
sermon. in the Navy ,during a ceremony last week. Connaugbion, a 10- ductions of works by well-known W. P. FsankeSecretary
Persons desiring to donate year veteran who plans to become a 20-year man, U congra- artists. of the Navy'
tulated by Comdr. Robert Nelson NAS Jax executive officer.
memorial poinsettias for the With Connaughton is his wife, Antonetta and daughters Lisa Even if the artists are moder-
Christmas Altar at All Saints are 2, and Pamela 4. nists, their Yuletide card designsare 'VICTORY' TO

requested to phone the Chaplain's usually traditional, taking
office at extension 425. Largest News Photo Contest their themes from the Nativity. BE SEEN HERE
THIS MOST joyous of religious
A 90-minute version of thee
"The price has changed
holidays will be observed by range
Station.Catholics with Mass to Open To Military PersonnelThe little," says Steve Shannon, thassociation's 26 television programs in NBCTV's -
WWII serial, "Victory at
be said December 24 at 0800 with director. "Back in
Confessions heard that day at largest photography contest of its kind in the world, 1901 you could buy cards costing Sea" has been edited for net-
1600-1800 and 1930-2100. "News Pictures of the Year," this year contains four new black- anywhere from two for a nickelto work showing and will be

Mass will be heard Christmas and-white categories, limited to assigned military photographersand a dollar each. You can still get seen in this area December 27

Day, Sunday, at St. Edward's at public relations men pf,the armed services. the two for a nickel ones, but at 2200 on Channel 12, WFGA

0830, 1000 and 1130. St Luke's i This 18th annual competitionis Photographers Association, Ro- fewer people buy them." -TV.The
Chapel at the Naval co-sponsored by the National I new edition will be
Hospital will bert Chair-
Boyd, Competition One old reliable, says Shannon,
have Mass at 0915 Sunday. Press Photographers Association man, 2862 N. Hartung Ave., Mil- is still the card with the old- based on the original TV
Catholics the U. of Missouri School of series, the longest documen-
are being remindedthat waukee 10, Wise.; Clifton C. fashioned sleigh on a snowy road.
tomorrow (Friday) is a day Journalism and Encyclopedia Edom, 18 Walter Williams Hall, But he adds that there is an increasing tary ever made, and on the
of fast and abstinence. Britannica. School of Journalism, U. of sale of cards carrying later two-hour motion picture

PHOTOGRAPHS must have Missouri, Columbia, Mo., or from messages of peace, indicating a theatre production.
New been taken or initially published James Colvin, Encyclopedia Bri- strong public trend toward greater The original version won
Speed Record between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 1960. tannica major prizes in
425 N. Michigan Ave., recognition of the season's the industry,
Seen For PhantomA Entries must be postmarked no Chicago 11, Ill. holy meaning. including the Peabody and
later than Jan. 5
1961.
Judging Sylvania Awards. It has not
new world speed record has
begins January 10. been the
on network since its
been claimed for the
Navy's fast-
They should be sent prepaid to: first run in 1952-53. Many independent -
est fighter, the F4H-1 PhantomII
News Pictures of the Year Com- stations have shownit
at 1216.78 miles an hour for '
petition, 18 Walter Williams Hall, since, though.Improper .
a flight made at Edwards AFB, School of Journalism, U. of agvAJ
Calif., early this month.
Missouri, ,Columbia, Mo. a
The flight, if recognized by Backing Seen
The four
the special categories are:
Federation Aeronautique In-
Spot News-photos of Major, Mishap Cause
ternationale in Paris, will better an un-
scheduled news event for which Station police motor vehicle
by more than 400 miles an hour
the current official record of there was no chance for prior accident reports show that 60
planning percent of the accidents involving
; Features-photos of
816.3 miles an hour set by an
Air Force RF-101 Voodoo, April general news events and of hu- privately-owned vehicles here
/ 16, 1959. man interest items; Pictorialdesign in October resulted from impro-

The McDonnell F4H-1 PhantomII and mood pictures and per- per backing.

is a better than twice the sonality studies, and Documentary Reports further reveal, according -

speed of sound, two-seat twin -including! picture story. ; iY11Ra ; to the Security Officer,
jet all-weather fighter. It's pow- PHOTOGRAPHS may be any : that if the drivers involved had

ered by two General Electric size up to 6x20 mounted either taken a few seconds to walk to

J-79 engines, each developing I, vertically or horizontally on"'6x20 the rear of their cars to make

more than 16,000 pounds of mounts. Caption or other neces- sure that the way was clear,

thrust. The craft can fly on a sary explanatory material must these accidents could have been

lone engine. be on the back of the mount only. : as.:.. .: :....:....:.:.:_ .....: .:.::: ..::.::::. _k:::v'a: __:i...__._... prevented.
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Lt. Col. Thomas Miller, a Ma- Entry forms shall include: cate- ADD STARS TO UNIFORM-The happy chief petty officers
(Answer to Brainlwister)
rine Corps aviator, piloted the gory, title of picture, name of shown here have recently added a star Jo their rating badges
successfully passing semcewide 96 hours. Multiply 12 by 8 by
Phantom II photographer and examinations for E-8 and E9.
during the historic activity and
All from NAS Jax they are front row (left to right) Benny 6j; multiply result by 7J% (numberof
ttJfbi over a 310-mile measured address., Newitt, ICCS:' Kershal Hensley, BMCMI Charles Deig. ADCS
gallons, in cubic foot)
triangular course, beginning and Printed entry forms may be II Floyd Powell BUCS, and Lee Turnage, ATCS. Rear Virgil one ;
Gross, RMCM William Tali divide result of this by ,the dif-
*ndinj'"on: the Mojave Desert. obtained from the National Press ETCS; Coy Blocker, ETCS John
Scott ADCM. and Thomas Miller. AECS. ference between 80 and 35.



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JAX' AIR NEWS ,


IfYa' Tliis'll Be Quiet Credit Union i k1'.

Place On Yule

Ask Us Holiday WeekendCome AnnouncesNominations

If It were possible for you to
help a person or group of per- the stroke of midday
son at Christmas in what way Saturday at NAS Jax and the

would you contribute? Station will take on the look Nominations have been made

That was the last- question for of a small town at peace with for election of Jax Navy Federal

this year, in keeping with the the world. 4 I Credit Union members to the

Yule spirit, asked persons by the "The butcher shop is locked Y Board of Directors and Credit
Jax Air News' Roving Reporter. and the baker gone to rest" will Committee of the organization.

"I would probably assist some be true for here as most all Voting for officers is scheduledto
activity closes up for the long be held at the group's annual
person or per-
'Sons needing two-and-one-half day holiday. meeting Friday, Jan. 20 at 1930

Y financial help MOST ALL Navy Exchange in King Hall at NATTUnit

l first of all. I: activities at NAS, NATTUnit and EVERY MEMBER of the Credit

would, do this I the Naval Hospital will close Union here, regardless of
I Saturday at 1200 and will not amount of share holdings, is
on mfr own as
an outrightgift. reopen unti the morning of Tues- eligible to vote. This is the big

day, December 27. meeting of the year where the
." E. M. A few Exchange facilities will important task of electing officersto

Baker, AMC. not adhere to this schedule, guide this three million,dollar
-- --
Baker (Retired). I though, including the Blue organization takes place.

I "I would like to help in the Jackets Inn, which will be open The nominating committee reported -

same manner as a whole Marine I from 1200 to 2400 on all three it has carefully screenedall

Battalion helped in Okinawa. days of the Christmas holiday. nominations and is in unanimous -

They staged a RETAIL stores at Buildings 27,! agreement.that all of the no-

Christmas par- 954, 3, 554 and H-2009 will be minees are thoroughly qualifiedand
a closed until December '29. An- highly motivated for the respective
ty for .
an orphanage ; ? 'a
K : K++Y: aitiaay}: tts v;
and nual inventory taking will be jobs.Nominated.

bought clothesfor conducted at these places on I Ia ,for places on the
:'aKaa r fasr, ':;};#;w 5r t Board of Directors have been
YtK December 27 and 28.
the older i y ..
.k : :!'a.rt 35. tikP
x ;;.3 John Borje, William Catrette,
children and The restaurant at the Opera- \
:w Joseph O'Connell and William
toys for the tions Tower will be closed from ;
Purcell, all of O & R; Roland
younger ones. 1800 December 24 until 0600
Byrd, Industrial Hygiene; Comdr.
They also MUWSSWS: *iWtew i :?i<>i't: December 26. The snack bar at
con-
Jerome Nathan Cole Jr., NAS Jax Legal
tributed to the the golf course will be closed
money orphanageand
Officer; Gordon King, Supply,
helped in its from 1200 December 24 until
construction. I i and Ernest Newberg, Public
would like to help organize a 0800 December 26.Holiday PA Works.

group here to help a needy organization O'CONNELL has served full

." Pfc Ross H. Jerome, terms on the Board and also on
Marine Barracks. Hours : the highly regarded Credit Com-

"I would give the needy something mittee while Byrd, Catrette and

rT' 'Y' 'Wr t:; to eat. King have also served terms on

!1. 1 rememberedthe Go In EffectAt ; k : :: iy i- ::: ,, the Board.
:: served full term on
::, Borje has a
:> time when
people gav us ,..Sp. Serv. :a; the Credit Committee and part
something to time on the Board. Comdr, Cole
eat for Christ- People who are not going and Purcell have also put in
4
mas: dinner or home for the holidays will find part-time work with the Board.
we would not various Special Services activities Nominated to fill vacancies on

have had open for their convenience the Credit Committee are John
any-
during this season. Kaczetow and John Kemp,
br thing. We had
nine t'ou children at the time." .Mrs. The Hobby Shop will be open both of O & R, andTony

I Mary A. Fouraker, of Jackson Monday through Friday from Zambito, of Public Works. The
latter has served as an alternateon
ville. 1000 to 1830 excepting Decem-
committee and Kaczetowhas
"I would like to help people! ber 25 and January 1 when it this the
I regular term on
served a
in general, I will be closed. The sales room committee.

would like to will only be open Monday same Nominations will be accepted
through Friday at regular hours. "IT LOOKS THIS WAY TO ME-" Says 10-monlh-old during the annual
the floor
help a needy Exception to this will be Dec- Karen King as she goes about getting ready for 1961 to wear from have
family, espe- ember 17, 0900 to 2100 and Dec- the boots of fast-fading 1960 anno domini. Tho little lady of meeting if anyone feels they
the future it the daughter in real-life of Mr. and Mrs. John a candidate overlooked by the
those
cially i ember 24, 0900 to 1630. King. Daddy is a parachute rigger first class with Attack committee. Only requirementsare
children.I .
with 8?+ Bowling lanes will' be open Squadron 44.Supply. that the person nominated be
probablywould 1200 to ,2100 daily. The alleys current member of the Jax

them food give'so : will be closed from 1600 Decem- I' Honorman Is LeRoy Hanson I a Navy Credit Union and be wil-

---. ber 24 to 1200 December 26. in the post.
they could Don I LeRoy Hanson, MAC, of Machine ling to serve
Also from 1600 December 31 to supervisor.His .
dinner Records Division of NAS
Christmas Day
have a 1200 2. he has made
and I would also give the chil- January I I I Jax Supply Department, has significant superiors contributions say to the r FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION
Fish will be regu-
dren a few toys and clothes. camp open been chosen Supply's Personal-
MU2, ComFairJax lar hours with the exception of ity-of-the-Month for December. development of operating pro-
Patmon Don,
cedures for the processing of
December 25 and January 1.
Band.FAETU's. Hanson, who supervises all supply and fiscal transactionsby Fleet Reserve Association
Mainside Gym is, 'open 0900to of the divi-
military personnel
friends plan-
the use of punched card members and are
1630 Monday through Friday sion, has set an outstanding rec-
for 1961.
Training electric accounting machines.In ning a hardy welcome
Christmas and NewsYear's
except machine accountant and
Days. ord_ as a "N ._M __Iv.W.w",, _-...< addition, they say, he has Yukon Branch 126 has a gala
Films Are ListedHere displayed outstanding initiativeand New Year's Eve celebration on

are more films availablefor The Library will be open regular ability in the training of

checkout from the FAETU hours except' December I. .i/GS: 55 .t,% other enlisted people in the tap.The event, featuring music
1.
25)and January
Film Library 1 highly technical field of data and dancing, will,be at the Mort'

Transonic Flight-MC 8991-B, processing occo Temple, 219 Newman St in

Shows how designers have solved: MDBS Payment Due ".,; ,Hanson, a career man with downtown Jacksonville. Cost for ''I,\
the problems of airflow around Mutual Death Benefit Society I N'f: over 15!years service, expects to this fun.-filled evening will be

a plane traveling irk[ the transonic members are reminded that As- continue in the rapidly expanding five dollars a couple. I

range. 20 min. sessment Nos. 153 and 154 are ; field of data processing after Paul Hetz, Branch 126 president I,

Sixth Fleet, Force For- Peace now due.Payment. he retires t from the Navy. invites all shipmates in the

MN 8529 Depicts typical of $2.20 total for the ,/uF Jacksonville-Mayport area to the

Mediterranean cruise and illust- two assessments must be paid by ::4' g When was Christ born? regular branch meeting held the

rates the role of officers and close of business December ':'r 9$s iia Jesus was born between the third Thursday of each monthat

men as ambassadors of good will. Checks or money orders should. a y a a'. ;'s i iF iK years 7 BC and 4 BC, probably the meeting hall at 4530 120th
56 min. be made payable to Employees' around 6 BC. Records as to -exactly St in Yukon.

Deep Sea Survival-MV 9407- Mutual Death Benefit Society. when are not available. Next meeting is slated for

Portrays ,the violent conditions to + ? Even Dionysius, who created the January 19. Only 'retired or
be faced in 'survival at sea. It Mess Sgt.: "Are the eggs ready ivyfl '% first Christian calendar, made an career enlisted men' in the

proves that airmen can survive for the omelettes?" I error of about four yearsin regular Navy, or Marine Corps

long periods at sea if correct K.P.: "They sure are I ran I Ithem determining Christ's birth, so past their first enlistment have'

survival methods are used. 27 through the meat chopper I')I SUPPLY-Personaiity.of.the.Moniti : : 'I actually our calendar is incor- earned-the right to belong. Dues

min. twice." is LeRoy nanson, MAC. rect. are $11 a year.for man,and wife.C /






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CHRISTMAS COMES TO NAS JAX-And everywhere you lookshows

signs of the holiday spirit catching on. In photo No. 1. childrenat

%4; rv fi the NATTUnit party are shown with gifts; No- 2- Santa Claus is shownat

'. { a. a f.\ the CPO Wives Club party. On his
lap are Stephen Mitchell. (left) and

Cilia Sternberg. 3. Grownups at Public Works fill baskets for the needy.

L.R are Sam Whittington.; Joan Temple. Kathryn Lewis. Frances Cherry.
Marie Robinson and Comdr. H. F. Liberty. 4. Nine pleased faces are on
.
display at nyTalvrE Club; 5. Santa claus arrives at a party In a
helicopter; 6. McCallum. ATN3. helps "space man" Henry England
get some candy at O&R party, and Photo 7. wives of NARTU personnel
wrap gifts given at that command's party.




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JAX AIR NEWS


I VP-18 Crews Dividend'


Help Recover


Space CraftThe I s ,{+ Hike Set


Navy's Project Mercury ByNMA

recovery force, under the com-

mand of Rear Admiral F. V
The Board of Directors of the
H. Hilles, made its seventh
Navy Mutual Aid Associationhas
straight recovery of a Mercuryspace
voted to increase the term-
craft Monday.The .
inal dividend from $2,000 to

National Aeronautics and 0; $2,500, the fifth increase in the
Space Administration launched
past six years.
the unmanned craft from Cape
This was made possible, says
Canaveral ort ja modified Red-
the Association, by low operat-
stone booster. This is the craft
ing 'expenses. Less than 2%
expected to takes man into out- t
cents of each dollar is spent for

er space. administrative expense and all

The Redstone booster fired, ali c, officers and directors except the

components appeared to operate full time secretary and treasurerand

properly, and the space craft t a.:: his assistant serve without

soared to an altitude of about \ compensation, the Association

135 miles at a speed of about ,reported.
4200 miles an hour.
{ Total policy of the Navy Mu-

Patrol Squadron 18 at NAS tual Aid i is now 'worth $10,000

Jax provided two P2V Neptune representing a huge increase over

planes to assist in recovery of -j :'Ii' <', jSiw'r .._ the years from the $559.17 paidIn
the space craft. Comdr. R. A. HEART OF POWER-Persons having a direct connection 1880 when the first member

Sampson, VP-18 commandingofficer with work on pilot overhaul of the T-58 turbo-shaft helicopter died. This is only one of the
was commander of Task engine pictured here discuss facets of the engine. NAS Jax O&R 6 MontllAdded many features that makes the
Officer Capt. Thomas B. Haley (left) and Robert Dorman.
Unit 140.3.2 and was in chargeof (right) General Electric representative point out parts of the Navy Mutual Aid Associationso

the P2Vs, two Air Force C- engine with O&R employees looking on. Left to right are Capt. Allowed attractive to the Navy officer.
54s and all land-based helicopters Haley: Charles Moye, engineer technical mechanic; James Gor- Stay Navy
Mutual Aid is
man, aircraft motor mechanic Douglas King, leadingman aircraft a non-
assigned from Quantico, Va. motor mechanic Walter Farrar, operations analyst, and profit association and all savingsgo
Comdr. W. Huddleston, VP-18 Dorman. 19&6' ChiefsChief to members in the form of

Operations Officer and com- increased benefits for them and

mander of crew two, was on- O&R To Overhaul petty officers who have their survivors.,
Prepares applied for transfer to the Fleet
scene commander of all partici-
Reserve on "19 and 6" may now Further details can be had by
pating aircraft. His station was request deferrment for such writing to the Navy Mutual Aid

in close proximity to the expected First T-58 transfer for a period not to exceed Association, Navy Department,

impact area. Copter EngineCapt. six months. I Washington 25, D.C., or by con-

Crew five of VP-18 and an Air tacting the Service Information
I Force C-54 simultaneously received Thomas B. Haley, NAS Jax Overhaul & Repair Officer This will enable them to base Officer NAS Jax, extension 272.
electronic signals from was reunited with an old friend recently when the first their retainer pay upon '20 yearsof

the, capsule before it reachedthe T-58 gas turbo-shaft engine was inducted for pilot overhaul service rather than 18.

water. This :w 's"at 1126 at jthe .Overhaul and Repair- Dept. ,here. This information was contained Big NewsGood
Capt. Haley was In charge 'of in. BuPers, Notice 1830 o f
At 1132 L. R. Bink AT2 types and models of aircraft 'en-
of
the Power Plants Section of the Sept. 9 and was based on the news has just been
VP-18s crew two, spotted it vis- Bureau of Aeronautics during gines. Comptroller General's decision released concerning military

ually as it descended by para- initial stages of the development However, pilot overhaul of the that, for pay services only, a personnel aboard the Naval

chute to the water. He was the of this engine. T-58 engine is a first assignmentof fraction of a year could not be Air Station. Exact dates for
first man to see it. Crew two a major overhaul of this type
counted as a full year. pay days for the next six
NAS JAX O&R enters a new engine here.
flew to the capsule and orbited. months have been announced.
phase of service with the recent THE T-58 ENGINES will power The decision did not affect
The ctew vectored the carrier Regular day will be
induction of its first T-58 enginefor two new Navy helicopters, qualification for transfer to the pay
Valley Forge to the area for the January 16 and 30, February
pilot overhaul. Since its establishment the HSS-2 and the HU2K, bothof Fleet Reserve but did affect the
actual recovery, The space craft 15 and 28, March 15 and 30
amount of retainer
scheduled for
which are over- pay.
was taken from the water at 20 years ago, this and April 17.
1146 and put aboard the carrier. facility has overhauled many haul at NAS Jax in the future. It did not affect those E-6s Also, May 1, 15 and 31 and

This impressive little giant since their base pay would be June 15 and 30. Straggler's!)
was developed to power helicopters computed for 18
,years anyway. pay days will come the next
for the Navy by General
Air- The Notice spelled out that working day after each regu-
Electric Company's Small
deferrments of more than six lar pay day.
craft Engine Department.The .
r rOO power to weight ratio of months, would not be granted
o b since a six-month deferrment Recruit: "What's on the menu
this engine is said by experts almost -
would give the man concernedthe today?"
unbelievable. It develops
approximately four-and-one-half amount of retainer he had Cook: "Oh, hundreds of things."

anticipated when first applyingfor Recruit: "Such as?"
horsepower for each pound of
the transfer Cook "Beans."
weight. This is the highest ratioof :

any engine in current use,
"raalt"pi"
they say.

By comparison, an engine of

WW II vintage delivering the tiw y r.,,,v. .,9'q,. ,

; GAS same horsepower would have y'JS.; ;.+'Y'J { ''
weighed approximately 1600
r..r C C TLi"rill ;'% ,r,4
; pounds.AN
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5. .a. r.aJ{
HSS-2 helicopter complete J. .. .
I l with T-58 engine recently-underwent 'k
exhaustive tests at the .%::r/..
I Climatic Laboraory. at Eglin .Air
Force Base proving it to be a

rAF I truly all-weather j,aircraft cap- 7 :''
t vpl" able of operating successfully.It .i y

F I was succesfulpn passing' its

all-weather tests at temperatures -

encountered in any partof

the world r from the minus65 -

1 Irrt temperature of the polar
JwgM (rIla regions to the plus-1300 tem-

peratures of the tropical regions. f't

The engine has an automatic

control mechanism which con-

trols speed during storms. When

the controls are set they change AT CHANUKAH OBSERVANCE-The Jewish holiday of '
in proportion to Chanukah ended Tuesday after eight days of observance by
a4ctd. automatically members of that faith. At last Friday night's Oneg Shabbat at
I : atmospheric conditions. Due to the Small Chapel at NAS Jax, Chanukah gifts were given out
"nil this device the pilot is relievedof to children present. Jewish officials declare that without the
It
vpl" approximately 50 per cent of successful religious revolution which this holiday period re-
duties. presents, the Judeo-Christian heritage we know, today would
pperating be non-existant.




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1uIplJJ I In Gator Bowl Tournament

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wFr .. Courtsters Seen
Navy

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Navy plays Its games in the 10th. annual Gator

Bowl Basketball Tournament ,it will find it has plenty of

support from the fans even though it will have traveled the

farthest among all six teams in the three-day event.

The Naval Academy, with -
State in the 'first
game. JU and
hundreds of Navymen and Mar-
ines stationed at NAS Jax and Florida square off in the second

neighboring installations render- tilt in an histork first meeting of
the two.
ing full vocal support, competesin
The Georgia-FSU winner takeson
this year's tourney along with
Georgia Tech and the Florida-
defending champion Georgia,
Florida, FSU u Jacksonville U., JU victor faces Navy Thursday
and Georgia Tech. night. Both Tech and Navy, incidentally

were in the NCAA
ON OPENING night, December playoff last year. t

28. Georgia. meets Florida The semi-final losers meet I in
I WINS ALL THE MARBLES-The 679th Air Control and the first game Friday evening at
Warning Squadron. perennial powerhouse in intramural athletics
a -
t since coming aboard the NaTal Air Station in 1957. has 2000 for third place in the tour-
captured the All-Station touch football crown defeating Marina nament while the winners tangleat
Ariation Detachment of NATTUnit. 6.0lut week at the Sta JAX AIR about 2200 for the champion-
I dium. Front row, (left to right) Doug HilL Ernie Knighter SPORTS
Rex Wilker, Bill Bennett. Joe Batilio. Anton Sados and Bob NEWSBAD ship.RESERVED
Knags Rear, Tom Broome Gary Erans Fred Hickey Tom seats sell for $1.50
Hiilx. Frank Marine, Claude Herron Jack Mynes and Dick each night and are on sale at

Grant. Special Services in Building 704,


Broome Sweeps Air Force SLUMP' WOES 'phone The new extension Coliseum 593., where the

tourney will be played, seats 10-


To Station Football CrownThis KICKED BY FLIERS 000 sports the for center Gator a basketball is Bowl located stadium game.adjacentto The and


I year's All-Station touch football champions, the The Jax Navy Fliers came out of a bad early season slump baseball park.Although .

679th Air Force, may be the smallest permanent unit last week to take two straight games for the first time this it is not mandatorythat

stationed here, but it also proved that lack of numbers is year. Although putting back-to-back victories in the book, the uniform be worn by

certainly no handicap by downing the NATTUnit gridiron the Fliers were far from a high-scoring- combine. Navy personnel attending the

kings, Marine Aviation Detachment, 6-0, in the "glitter" The locals clubbed Fairchild: throughout the last stanza. games, officials hope that all per-
game last week at the Stadium. Aircraft of St. Augustine, 64-34, I. I sons will wear their, uniform to

Because of a jmuddy field,I Tuesday night then dropped The game was'the last one for I this tournament. Uniform will be

running plays gained only short side for the only score of the Glynco Navy, 64-53 the next 1960 at Mainside gym. Next home Service Dress Bravo.

yardage, and pigskins filled the game. night. Both games were playedat game for Jax Navy is listed for THREE members of the 1959
air during the entire skirmish. Knighter, called "The Toe," Mainside gym. January 10 against the tough All-Tournament team will be in

LATE IN THE game, after a booted the ball deep into Marine SAX NAVY missed the serviceof Eglin AFB Eagles. Patrick AFB action again this year. They are

scoreless first half, the Air Force territory to squelch any threatof big center. Vern Rollins who m ves in for a pair of games Dave Fedor,. Florida State whiz,'

aerial attack started clicking a runback and score. had a 23-plus points per game on January 13 and 14. along with Jim Kirkland and

with back Tom Broome throw-' 679th 7' 1 average. Rollins has quit the I Eddie Cone, two able front court

ing to Gary Evans and Ernie VAP-62 6 2 squad. Fliers' Farings performers for JU.
Aircraft Main. 6 3
Knighter for big ,gains.In Big gun for the Fliers in the Previous Gator Bowl basketball
VA-15 5 3 win Pl.y., F0 fu Ftm Pit. champions were Florida in 1951-
opening
the defensive department, was Jerry Milavec
VP-18 4 2 f 24 39 20 68 52-57, Georgia in 1953-56-59,
two beefy linemen, John Herron who tallied 14 points.Next camea Young
VA-<< 4 5 Hug, f 4 6 5 13 Spring Hill in 1954, Clemson in
and Art Hilt, put enough rushon pair of 10-point efforts by
FAETU 3 61 Thompson, f 15 17 9 39 1955 and LSU in 1958.
the Leathernecks to stifle Jim Reed and Tom Warner. Tom Reed, f 25.c 1 23 73
their passing threat. Hospital 2 7 Battell, with 11 markers, was Milavec, f 39 29 20 78 Florida holds the one-game
VP-30 2 7 Stillman, 22 19 4 48 scoring record with 105 points
WITH LESS than five minutesto high producer for Fairchild. g
Warner, g 16 5 3 33 made against Clemson in 1956.
play with the ball on the PETE CIANI, fancy shooting Butler, g 5 9 4 14 Roger Sigler of LSU is the individual -
MAD 15-yard line, Broome con- SHORTCHIPS front court man, led Jax Navyin Orrg 12 7 5 29 scoring record holder
nected with Evans for a short the Glynco victory with 26 Cianl, g 27 12 9 63
with 34 points in one game and
down and out pass on the right points, including six straight
Wife to husband after several 64 for two night's work in 1955.
buckets from the
floor in the
'
second half. rounds of drinks at a cocktail
II Fireworks Set Amended USGA rules are:
1. Ball lost-Stroke and distance -, The Fliers held a 38-29 lead party: "Don't take another drink, Operations Crew

penalty. (The 1960 trial after the first half and the mar- dear. Your face Is already getting

As HighlightOf rule is loss of distance only.) gin stayed pretty much that way blurred." Wins Mainside,

2. Ball out of BoundsStrokeand

GatoramaGator distance penalty. (The 1960 4. < 4*. Bowlinq Rolloff
+.s.
trial rule is loss of distance ,. .

Bowl officials have arranged only.) 4 The Mainside fall-winter bowling
for another free fireworks 3. Ball unplayable-A new option > \ l. close last
4 'w. season came to a
display this.year as part of Gator will permit dropping a ball .' \ '. week as OperationsOrdnancecame

Bowl Week activities. within two club-lengths of the % out a surprise winner in

Feature of the annual Gator- I point where the original ball the nine-team rolloff for the

ama' in the football stadium on lay, under penalty of one stroke. ..g Mainside championship.The .
East Duval St. will be an unusual The two 1960 options are retained *
rolloff, which involved the
fireworks exhibition. The Gator-
; \ top three teams in all three Main-
ama, a free, family night offer- (a) stroke and distance pen- ,. \ side leagues,. was close all the
'
ing, will be held December 30 alty or (b) drop a ball behind .:. .... ,'. ..4. way with Operations-Ordnance,
starting at 1900. the point where the ball -
lay,
./ which finished second in the
: The Gatorama, with its music keeping., that point between the % .:' I American League regular season,

and marching in addition to the player and the hole, under. pen- getting'the top record of 2111.A .
fireworks, will be"timed to conclude alty of one stroke.If .
second-place playoff tie exIsted -
in time for fans to walk the original ball lay in .a at press time between the "

across the parking' lot and see bunker, a ball must be droppedin VAP-62 Warriors and Hospital A
the first game of the final. nightof the bunker under the optionsfor '
rolloff to settle the tie was to be
the Gator Bowl basketball dropping within two club held this week.
tournament at the Sports lengths of or behind the point
Marine, Air Reserve Training
Coliseum.The .
where the ball lay.
Detachment took fourth place
The changes for trial in 1961
with
a 17-15 rolloff record. Hos-
most popular Christmastree are designed to eliminate seri-
pital and the
Warriors hold
20-21
is the balsam fir, because of ous weaknesses in the 1960 rule

its shape and because' lasts a for a lost ball, and to restorea n _mnmn ........ slates.
'
long time without shedding its higher degree of uniformity SHORT END RUN-Making.a successful: short trip around Remainder of the field finished
the opposition's left end is '
"spedles. Others used are Douglas among the rules generally. There ing action in last week's this All-Station unidentified touch Marine football back playoff dur- this way: ComFair Jax, 16-16;

.f blue spruce and lodge-pole will be no change in the water game between Marine Aviation Detachment of NATTUnit and 679th Air Force, 14-18; Special
!!' hazard rule., the 679th Air Force. Mainside champion. The Air Force defeat. Services, 12J%-19J%; Supply "A",
ed the Marines, 60. 12-20, and 0 & R.11J,1-29'.

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1960 '
December
JAX AIR NEWS Page 9 "


\\t Was Pvt. Duck Wings


lelAllen InVWII


Yean Sought By



[AS everyone knows, time has I la laR.Y Game AgentsThe

way of "flying." Each Christ-

as that comes brings with it Fish and Wildlife Service
and fond remembinces
minders
> of the U S. Department of the

of past holidays. This was Interior is looking for duck

lie world of sports during Christ.as + wings, wings from each duck

seasons of WWII days. I
:! I shot by hunters.
Capt. Forest Erashevskl is an
\ The Fish and Wildlife Service
supply officer. He won
y \\I trtt emphasizes that it is importantthat
America fame as Tommyarmon's
it receive wings from birds
blocking back at Michan -
killed throughout the entire
; Harmon has earned a "
season. From the wings can be
ilver Star for shooting downwo
told the kind (species) of duck)
Zeroes in an air battle over
and whether it was hatched
Ihina
this past summer or was an
West Point halfback Dale Halls adult bird.
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| scoring touchdowns along with I TROPHIES GALORE-NATTUnit athletes attending the The ratio of to adult
young
lanchard and Davis on the SkAbI annual intramural sports banquet of the training unit last weekat
adets' great 1944 team Bill r'e 2M the NATTUnit galley came away with many' trophies. Lcdr.W. birds tells how good a crop of
N. Highsmith received the Captain's Cup for AE Schoolas birds was produced. This will
Beck has been honor
man of his IUIIUl !; :.b AE Blue finished first with 8266 points and AE Gold second help the U. S. to manage waterfowl
>latoon at San Diego Marine W I )}jn f with 7245 points. Third place went to AO School with 6810.
[boot camp. J l l e ,1. L''c!I Trophies for major and minor sports were also presented. Capt. so that the crop can' be
IVCIII Robert J. Fleming NATTUnit commanding officer presentedthe harvested without reducing the
Capt. Hank Greenberg was)
trophies. seed stock.
The only time there
sil-
was
knocked flat
by two explosionsbut
ence in Navy's dressing room Envelopes for mailing wingsare
escaped uninjured when he
sought to rescue crew members after its win over Army was Principals Rest Before available at the Sopcial

when Secretary of the Navy Services Office, Building 704.
from a stricken B29 PrivateMel
William B. Franke asked if there
Allen airs a nightly sports Final Gator Bowl WorkBoth
were objections to
show from the Ft. Benning, Ga., any Navy ac- The traveler was forced to
cepting a bid to Missouri in
play stay in a small town due to the
Int. School .
.
Cmdr. Paul the Orange Bowl. principals in the Gator Bowl football game of Dec-
weather. It had rained so long
Brown coached a powerful 1945 Navy halfback Al Hughes, whois ember 31, the U. of Florida Gators'and the Baylor U. Bears, the bridge washed out and

Great Lakes, Ill., NTC team toa also the captain of the Middie are taking things easy for awhile as Christmas temporarily the rain was still falling.

stunning upset of Notre Dame. cage five, was injured during the overshadows the upcoming 16th annual post-season grid was

Medics have advised Lt. Hank first half of the game. The next classic. Looking out the restaurant
I I I
Georgia freshman, 'Lynne Shir-
window he remarked to the
Luisetti not to Coaches Hay Graves of Flor-
play any more day he was preparing for the
She will be at most all
ley. waitress "This looks like the
basketball ida and John Bridgers of Baylor :
because his heart was hardcourt season Shortly
I functions of Gator Bowl week. "
weakened by the use of so many after the game, Army receivedand have given their squads the next flood.

sulfa drugs in treating his recent turned down a bid to partici- few days off to enjoy the holi- Jim Gibbons, television voiceof "The what?"

attack of spinal meningitis . pate in the Gotham Bowl. day with families and friends. the Washington Redskins, "The flood. Surely you've

Pvt. Paul Dean. Diz's brother. Navy plebes were doubly BOTH TEAMS are to return to will handle TV play-by-play of heard about Noah and the flood

turned up as an entry in a Ft. pleased with the results of the the practice field Monday, Dec- the football game for CBS. and the ark landing on Aft,

Riley, Kan., boxing show but Army-Navy game. According to ember 26, and will be buckling George Connor, former Notre Ararat?" I

couldn't find anyone big enoughto tradition, after a win over Army, down for last-minute head- Dame Ail-American, will do the -Mister," she said, I haven'tseen

fight him. the football captain has the right knocking to keep in shape for color. I a paper for three days"
to give them the "carry on" com- the game, which promises to be
Cmdr. Gene Tunney, who Just mand. This means the plebes are an excellent attraction.The .
came back from a tour of the of orders from will
relieved upper Gators and Bears
South Pacific, says that at Nou- classmen until Jan. 1. arrive in Jacksonville-next week
mea in New Caledonia he founda IuIIuIn
e after a couple days of practiceon
sailor who can lick Joe Louis
John Sullivan 6-4 center anda their respective drill fields.

and become the world's heavy- member of the 1959 U.S. Pan Also, both clubs take 8-2 records

weight champ, but can't remem- American five, is now snagging into the game.Florida's .

ber his name Capt. Jimmy rebounds for Camp Lejeune. Gators have become 'WflfiSK

Braddock has just gone on record this
widely known season as a
,
with *
a prediction that CpL Billy Quote of The Week: Navy's team without stars, or better
Conn will box the ears off Louisif dedication.That .
victorious football coach Wayne known as a team of
the war keeps them for ,l.V:. {>..
apart Hardin when asked his opinion doesn't mean, however, sf; 4s j : : 4=

another two years. about All-America halfback that individuals have gone un-

Gen. Eisenhower's son Bellino: "I'm going to get a bill recognized.

John is manager of the unbeaten passed by Congress to get him THERE MAY be even more Jf Ip

West Point tennis team. I back to the Academy." honors to come but to date the

Florida squad has racked up

more than two dozen top honors

and other recognition. .

Among the higher honors 'TC ,

reaped by the team and by individual -

players are: end Pat W4IIC\twrf&\

aa's Patchen, and guard Vic Miranda, Rd:,Y

s- chosen on All-SEC UPI first
LM' 'LIW
team; quarterback Larry Liber-

I tore, All-SEC UPI second team;

Libertore and halfback Bob

; Y Hoover, All-SEC Sophomoreteam

; Miranda, All-SEC AP
____ <
Libertore and Pat-
first team;
.... ._
chen, All-SEC AP second team, ;m. -
TITLEHOLDERS-Continuing its reign in
and coach Graves, Coach of Yearin the VOLLEYBALL intramural volleyball world here AE School of NATTUnit

SEC, according to a UPI poll. salted away the 1960 crown in a win over Patrol Squadron 30
Selected to reign over the last week at Mainside gym. Members of the winning squad are. I
4 41 .. 16th annual Gator Bowl game is front row (left to left) Al Shiller Chuck Rogers and Dick Rome.
Rear, captain Jim Pitts. George Mosher. Ken Steiner and Dan
yY.G' : an 18-year old red-haired U. of Mitchell.
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;j'..Y I''I Christ Where was was Christ born in born the? limestone IM Basketball Activity Tight \''I I

area around Bethlehem
Mainside intramural basket-
,9 where a number of natural Hospital downed Operations,
is about as
ball competition
caves were used as shelters for 80-35; ComFairJax bowed to
F it can get, with :five
tight
animals. Jesus' crib was carvedout as VA-44, 42-47; the Boathouse out-
Administration, Hospital,
teams, I
of this limestone. shot O&R, 41-36; VP-$O defeated
FAETU, Marines, and VA-44
.., Pagan Romans later made the679th Air Force, 54-46 ; VAP62 -
this
far
m mnnnnmnm slates
so
perfect
TO APPEAR'HERE-In the lineup when Navy plays In the the place a pagan shrine but sporting Brayes squeaked by VP-18,

Bowl basketball tournament December 29 and 30 at the today a church stands over ,the eeason. 58-55, and, Administration Won

Coliseum will be these formidable Middle stars Dave very spot where He was born. In hoop action last week, over VAP-62 Warriors'6745.I : : .
I.Tremain. ((24)) and Anthony Esau. ((10)) See page 8 story.



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10 JAX AIR NEWS 22 December 1960

+ ',..Y
Seven Finish } .h Christmas

1:: _


Radio School k t ) 1cv RemembranceHush

for a moment the

At FAW-11 laughter
Look back to the dark of

that nightAs

Seven men were graduatedfrom the Angel of the Lord

the Fleet Air Wing 11 appearedAnd
Radio School at NAS Jax that night made
'
last' 'week.The suddenly bright.

ceremony marked cul- Heavenly Hosts brought good

mination of an intensive 11 tidings *

I weeks training course. Certifi- To a: world of suffering

i dates were presented the gradu- men--
ates ,by Capt. M. W. Alley, Chief A hope In their hearts now

I Staff Officer of FAW-11. .. fulfillingGod
" I Class honorman was R. D.

i McMahill, TE (RM) 2, of NS & own again.
Thankful they were oa they
Mayport, who had 'a mark of a
3.88. A close second was J. W. praised him,
---- This Babe born In
Hendrix, AMH3, of VP-16, witha ANOTHER CLASS GRADUATES-After 11 weeks bf intensive training in international Morse Bethlehem.The wee .
mark of 3.64Remaining code typing and aircraft radio operating proce dures. Class 5.60 graduated last week from FAW11 -
graduates R. Radio School. Front row. (left to right) are R. V. Murphy AN VP-18 J. R. Price. RM1. senior promise of all the
were instructor LL A. J. Place school director and D. E. Montgomery. AT2. of VP30. Rear. L. F. ProphetsWas
M. Wrona, ATR3, of VP-16; D. Brooks. AE2 NARTU J. W. Hendrix. AMH3 VP.16 R. M. Wrona ATR3 VP-16 T. L. Ramsby come to walk the
E. Montgomery, AT2, and T. L. AN. VP-30 and R. D. McMahill TERM)2.( ) NS Mayport who was the honorman.
ways of men.
Ramsby AN both of VP-30 L.
,
F. Brooks, AE2, of NARTU, ;and The Saga of Santa Claus Is One' Through day the ages as on that

R. V. Murphy, AN, of VP-18. The world still remembers
Only seven of 15 original class His

members graduated. Of Tireless Appeal To All Ages Why else fame all ,the tinsel and
Students in the school are holly,
taught the International Morse Why else all the gifts in

Code, typing and radio operator In his 1600 years on earth Santa Claus has grown a His Name.

procedures. To graduate, a man long, white beard, moved from a small village in Asia Back of the tinsel and hoUy

must receive code at a minimumof Minor to a toy factory at the North Pole and changed from SP Back of the revelry
18 words per minute. flowing robes into a' red 'and white furry suit. He's gotten displayed .

The FAW-11 radio school is shorter, rounder, and much, much merrier.The Forget not the Gift nor the

under direction of Lt. A. J. original Santa Claus was people of Myra during a famine, Giver
Place, FAW-11 Communications born in Patras, Asia Minor. and.deposited three bags of gold Remember His Life that

Officer. J.: R.: Price, RM1, senior Young Nicholas-instead of being upon the doorstep of a poor He gave.Commissary.
interested in and play-
instructor, is In charge of daily games merchant. I
devoted himself to the study of
operation of the school. his Europe has always celebratedSt. i ld Store NoticeThe
the Scriptures. Because of
Nicholas Day on December 6 NAS Jax CommissaryStore
The school was established in remarkable boyhood, he was
and this is the traditional day of today announced, hours of
August 1952 to overcome a critical later accepted as the patron
gift giving., But In the New 'a operation during the Christmas
saint of children. or
'I shortage of trained patrol World, St. Nicholas gave up his holiday.The .
aircraft radio operators.At BEING OF VERY rich parents, own day and became a well- ,.&' store will be open from
the 'present time the schoolis I Nicholas died on December 6, loved part.of the Christmas cele- 0900 to 1300 December 24 and 27
341 but not before he
about bration.WASHINGTON'.
also giving training to person-! but will be closed December 26.
had saved a ship from a threat-
IRVING described
sfigD be closed all
The store will
day
nel of other type squadrons and'commands ening storm with his prayer,
the merry gift-giver as Wednesday for inventory but
in this 'area. found to feed all the
a
way little fellow with a jolly !
a tubby yii tu4aw will resume its regular schedule
manner who sped through the December 29.

air on a reindeer sleigh.
From this interpretation came
: :. the basis for Clement Clark Spiritual Reawakening ShouldBe

Moore's beloved "A Visit'FromSt.

Nicholas." Doctor Moore, pro-
fessor at the New York Theolo- Reaffirmed At ChristmasThe

gical Seminary, composed the

'. 'ItJ poem for his children who first Christmas season is here again., A time of joy for all
\ \ heard it on Christmas Eve in Christians, and a time to recall and proclaim the angels' message

1822. "Peace on earth, good will toward men." The thought is a noble
\ 1ft.;: The laughing man with the one, the words meaningful to men of' good will.
big heart adds to the joy of
;;: I Christmas. for children every- In these times, marked by the growth of the Godless, the

::::. 4'om, where but what happens to universal force that is Christianity must serve to bind togetherall

ui, J the child who huddles on the "men of good will" in common purpose against the threat to
stairway watching for Santa till freedom. The threat exists in many forms, a great number of them
:::::::
,.:, his eyelids drop? Or, the child much less apparent than the political or military maneuveringsof
i who doesn't see footprints in the our avowed enemies.
;! snow on Christmas morning? Or
Though Christmas is a season' of joy, it should provide for
.k cg& the child who has been told:
there is no Santa Claus. all Christians a spiritual reawakening that they may reaffirm their
FOR HIM. Christmas becomesa belief in the practical, daily application of the principles taught

sad time. A little girl named by the Savior.

Virginia once wrote to a news- Through such reawakening and reaffirmation the moral char-

-SB paper editor ''asking him to help acter and strong personal ideals characteristic of free men are

solve ,the puzzling problem of developed. These are potent forces in the war we are fighting now.
Santa's' existence. Virginia received With them comes the example which attracts other peoples to the
_t 1 Comdr. Storey To Leave FAW PostThe an answer that has be- cause of freedom.
come a classic in American

Aministration/Personnel administrative and personnel activities j ournalism. The Christmas season has traditionally been a very specialone
Officer of the Staff of the Commander I of the Staff. I The Saga of Santa has acquired for our personnel in the Armed Forces. It is not always happyfor

Fleet Air Wing 11, Primary mission of the Naval many satellites through the some stationed far from families and home. These we remem-
Comdr. Stanford Storey, has received Air Mobile Training Group is to years. Some peoples believe thatin ber when we join in the fervent hope for "Peace on earth, good
orers to Memphis, Tenn. provide specialized aircraft addition to his gifts, the an- will toward men" and utter our prayer that it will one day be
and will leave NAS Jax late this
maintenance training to aviation cient Bishop carries a bundle of universally true..
month.In air- birch rods in order to punish the
personnel on modern Navy
To all personnel here in the Jacksonville mili-
Memphis, he will assumehis naughty as well as reward the Navy complex,
craft.
new role as executive officer tary and civilian, my family and I extend sincere wishes for a
is command virtuous.To
The MTG ,
large
a
Air Mobile Train- Merry Christmas and a Happy, successful New Year, with our
of the Naval
comprising some 30 officers and children . he
added hopes that all find the true joy of Christmas
WAS may throughout -
Group at Memphis.
ing
700 enlisted men. The group has is excitement, generosity, sur-
As Administrative/Personnel about 30 mobile detachments prise and fun, all wrapped up in the years to come.

[ FAW-11 for the past located on nearly all major Na- one jolly package. The Saga of
';", 'Comdr. Storey was val and Marine air stations inthe Santa is one they never tire of Capt. James R. Hdr'Commanding'Offic.r.

le for coordinating the U. ,S. hearing! I NAS Jaxralle .

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22 December 1960 JAX AIR NEWS Pas 1

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Includes Bob Hope ,



: .. : vv : Fifteen Live Yule Shows

s ;iui t ?v i tv, r c ;'jbi'. { 1 vtl '' ;


Due For Troops OverseasWashington



(AFPS) Fifteen live entertainment units,

including the Bob Hope show, have departed to bring Christmas -

: cheer,to U.S. military, personnel overseas.
The special units are divided
Lamb who is returning to the
among six entertainment circuits
$ ( 49th State after a year's absence.
operated year-round by the
7 Armed Forces Professional En- THE NORTHEAST circuit,

L S 4. 1( C itl1V'7e tertainment Branch, a Depart- which includes bases in Green-

f ment of Defense activity.Ten land, Labrador, Newfoundlandand

units are specially selected Iceland, will be visited by a

professionals) shows packaged by nine-member unit of students

< \ USO. from Northwestern University,

ws. Y Chicago, Ill.
Y N A PROFESSIONAL girl's basketball -
A
team is providing its In addition to the Hope showin
services free as are three popular the Carribean will be a "Grand
i
___, ._.... .: : college variety shows. The Bob Ole Opry" group headed by the
-- N.- ; -- '<:> --. '11__ -:: j aIIIIf! '
"MAD FOXES" BACK HOME Shown Is one of the 11 crews of Patrol Squadron 5 with Hope Show is co-sponsored by three Willis brothers. They begin
their families after the squadron returned last week to its hpme at NAS Jax after a lengthy de- the Defense Department and their circuit at Bermuda and
I ployment in the Mediterranean area. Highlighting it's return, planes from the entire squadron USO. travel on down range to isolated
staged a formation flyby for benefit of hundreds of dependents who were waiting for return of
loved ones. After landing, planes taxied back to the VP.5 hanger to tunes of "Jingle Bells" The talent on the Hope show missile tracking islands.
provided by the Jax Navy band. includes: Zsa Zsa Gabor, Janis SEEN IN EUROPE this year

Paige, Andy Williams, Les will be "On-Stage" starring

VP-5 Returns Services To Set Own Brown and band, Jerry Colonna Johnny Woods and six other
and Stan Freberg's favorite mate, entertainers. Also on the Con-

Peter Leeds. tinent will be an, 11-member

From LongDeployment Overseas Kin QuotaWashington Hope's itinerary includes: musical nostalgia show" entitled
the Clock.
Panama Canal Zone, Puerto Rico, "Turn Back

Cuba, and isolated Navy basesin The Mediterranean circuit, expanded -
(AFPS-Much) of
The "Mad Foxes" of Patrol the gloom surrounding the recent affected countries exceeded the the Bahamas and Antigua, to include remote basesin

Squadron 5 returned to their overseas dependent cutback order total and that each service could West Indies. Libya, Turkey, Crete, Greece i

NAS Jacksonville home last week disappeared recently when the set its own monthly reduction PACIFIC BASES will receive and Saudia Arabia, will host two

after a successful five-month Defense Department issued new quota and submit it to DOD for four live units, three USO shows USO shows. Ralph Michele and

Mediterranean deployment.The instructions to the services. approval.The and the Harding College "Bel the Holly Sisters will star in" one
squadron, which had been cutback les and Beaux" 20-member of these, "Mirth and Magic. The
Originally, the individual ser- dependent over-
dancer
deployed since early July, was vices with variety unit. The USO includes other show will feature
set quotas, were to seas stems from President Eisen- named
in review
dubbed the "Mediterranean George Tapps a
Vag- "Movieland USA, a package
return 15,000 dependents a month hower's November order designedto "
abonds" by Sixth Fleet units beginning January 1. curtail the flow of U.S. dollars headed by performer Chuck "Born to Dance.

operating with it. UNDER THE new i instruction, into foreign markets. Dodds.

The VP-5's title was originated during monthly} reduction quotas will THE FOLLOWING SIX areas Returning by popular demandto American Troops

mid-deployment be' set by :each':of the: servicesand have been exempted from the the Pacific is actor-comedian

"shift" from Rota, Spain, to submitted to the Secretaryof order: Ryukus Islands, Guantanamo Charlie Watts with seven per- Mark Their 16th
Sigonella Sicily. '
Defense for approval. Naval Base, Azores, Mexico, formers. A third unit is headedby
The move, which came as a This means each service can Canada and Panama. guest-artist Dave Ketchamand
total surprise to the "Foxes," regulate the return of depen- his wife, Louise. Korean Christmas
The DOD revised instruction
was made in a record 48 hours, dents based
spanning 1200 miles. This stamped on normal month-to- relaxes the original plan and to a The "Texas Cowgirls" basket- Seoul Korea (AFPS) U.S.

VP-5 as the first full anti- month turnover. And a Defense great extent lets the separate ball team will tour major instal- troops will be spending their

submarine to Department spokesman said it's services fulfill the obligation in lations in Alaska. Also visit- 16th Christmas in Korea, this
squadron operateout possible there will
of the Sicilian base. be practicallyno an orderly manner. ing Alaska will be comedian Gil year, and the 11th since they
dependents 'returned to the North
came in force to throw
Highlights of the cruise
many and varied, reports Lt.were W. U.S.The unaccompained total number by of sponsors.depen- -.E:] Korean invaders back across the

38th Paralled.
R. Hodge, VP-5 Public Informa- dents of military and civilian

tion Officer The unit was afforded personnel authorized to be in : .. > Many of them are career men
who remember the bloody fight-
the opportunity to work
foreign countries was listed in
closely with many NATO allies the new instruction as: Army- ing of 10 years ago when Com-
including the French British munist China entered the conflictto
,
108,270; Navy-17,560, and Air
Greek back up the crumbling North.
Canadian and Italian
i Force, 74,170 for a total of 200, .
armed services. Korean military machine. And

During two weeks in September -' 000.THE these veterans all agree that the

the squadron was scatteredthe I TOTALS above includeall Land of the Morning Calm in

entire length of the Medi- authorized dependents of civi- 1960 is a lot better place to be
lian employees paid from both
stationed .
terranean from Lan Bihoue Lor- now."Living

ient, France to Decimomannu, appropriated and non-appro- 1 conditions here are
priated funds.
Sardinia and to Suda Bay, Crete much improved," says Sgt. Sum-
The Defense Department saidit
in a NATO exercise pointed toward mer S. Wilson who recalls
recognized that the number of
total readiness.It boarding an evacuation ship at
present in the
was not all work, however, dependents now Inchon on Christmas Eve 1950

as many of the crews had the and spending the holiday afloatas
Jackets Inn Sets
opportunity to participate in it sailed south to Pusan.As .

"Med Fam" flights and visited New Year PartyA usual, the Army is going

such ports as Barcelona, Madrid, all-out to make Christmas in
Pisa, Venice, Naples, Athens and New Year's Eve party has KirJrJhM i ,r9'r Tw 19fr b' kk Korea as festive as possible, witha
Rome. been planned for the BluejacketsInn
31 from 2000 to .... big turkey dinner and special
December '' ''''_'<:':'''''''fl'm; <,_'m._-.._;->''- .... ........ _
_"' '' '' ............. .... -- -_.... ..n...... H -- entertainment events on the.
Sailor: "Gosh, baby, I'm glad 0200. HOLIDAY RETIREMENT One of many persons ending Yuletide schedule.
Hi be the first sailor you've ever There will be a buffet supper, long and faithful service with the Navy: this holiday season is
been out with. Where shall I dancing, noisemakers, prizes and Clay Covington, AMCS, shown being'pIped over the tide" dur- As in past years, the troops"are
meet the usual party fare. Admissionis ing retirement ceremonies for the veteran chief last week at the busy with plans to share their
you? NAS Jax Administration Building. Corington was with Air-
gifts and goodies with Korea's
Doll: "How about the portside $1.50 per person and there will craft Maintenance Department prior to his retirement. With

of Pier 7, about 2100?" be reserved seats only. him Is his wife, Gladys. orphans.









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