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Title: Jax air news
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 23, 1949
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Holiday Brings Respite To Personnel


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VOL. 7-No. 33 23 November 1949



Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville and Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District


jtJ.:.i': UNITED STATES NAVAL AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
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Kongo" Presentation Is Huge Success I


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:", w t""I I 3 2 e d 'Five-Day Run Wins PlauditsAs




Captivating Performance

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Praise and plaudits from all sides have been thrown upon .

< the Naval Air Station for its presentation of the three-

... act stage drama "l-orlgo" which concluded a five-day run
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) ;= \. Monday night at the NATTC auditorium in what is considered
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as the finest stage presentation ever presented here.

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; From all aspects, the show has
., been termed a huge successfromthe
production and also the financial
l' starrdpomt. Although no fig- ,
: ures are available at this time, officials '
declare that the Recreation
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Fund of NAS will be enhanced
somewhat from the proceeds of 'he
show.
It ,
Orchids! have been pouting In
: left and right for the station's presentation
: of the show, sponsoredby .
t CIVILIAN MGIITERS Filling the auditorium to almost capacity, civilian employees of the the :NAS:-. Welfare Committeefor
1. r.-. Naval Air Station, their families and friends flocked en-masse to witness the presentation of Kon benefit of the Recreation Fund
.: go during "Civilian Night" last Sunday, Shown at .the dinner preceding play are Arnold O. Anderson I Much praise has been heaped' en
Industrial Relations Officer; !Mrs. Porter ... Iledell; Senator Claude Pepper who was hon Mis. Isobel White, director of the
4 ored guest for the evening; !Mrs. Alvin I. Mal&trom; Ralph !Mosley, Employees: Association president play who generously] contributedher :
,. ; Mrs. Frank T. Ward, and Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom NAS commanding officer. time, talents and efforts along : p'
with Capt. S. Rowland White.
T.T.S.N::-. ret..), technical advisor in

Fleet Air Jux Loses 1,000, Men giving tion. NAS a masterful produc- _&

N The cast performed admirably
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throughout the five nights with I ..
In Of ForcesFleet each show a top-notch perform-I
; Reshuffling Navy ance. There was nothing lacking ]
: The setting and atmosphere of tile ur.j
the first of February 1950: scene of the presentation had all .Mrs. Isobel White
Air Jacksonville will be minus 1,000 personnel by I.
the color of run. Long
a Broadway
as a result of the budget cut in Navy appropriations ordered by the Defense Department. weeks of rehearsing by the cast Play Director

? The budget cut will mean the )loss of Carrier Air Groups 8 and 13, which are to be decommissioned and toiling by the numerous committee cast which: included Comdr. Dave

members was brought out I Henderson as Kregg;; Wilda Rae
., t The personnel shift will leave' --- --- strikingly in a five-day run of a Faiber as Li'l Mim; Capt. Louis
525 vacant homes and apartments play that actually captivated the Daze ,lUSMC) as Dr. Kingsland;
:"; Over $609Collected : in the Jacksonville area plus an NAS To Observe audience. I Comdr Joseph Weaver as Kirk;
'r.; i undetermined number of Navy Attendance at all five nights Comdr. ,Lynn Rodenbarger as
Ai' units Of these dwellings 405 are Holiday ThursdayActivity was good, with the largest crowd I Zoombie: Mary Bess Halley, as
In presently occupied by enlisted on hand for the special "Civilian Mrs. Mowbray; John Byron, as
personnel, 111 by officers and 10 aboard the :Naval:-. Air Night" for station employees. Wasb; Lt (jg) Dan Roach as Fuzzy -
#' L by negro personnel.Counterbalancing. Station will be at a minimum beginning Broadway had nothing on NAS I ; William Ferro, YN, as the Native -
CPO Project this loss to ; Thursday with military when it held its "Opening Night" ; Frank L Barr, AMC as Cho-
NAS will be the arrival of two personnel, except those on duty ceremonies. Guests and dignitaries loman; and C Miller, DGt2; L. C.
i r-;. A total of $609.85 has been collected patrol squadrons, VP3 and VP5, section, enjoying a four-day te- flocked to be on hand when Kinchen, TN and J. H. Small, SA,
., to date by Chief Petty Of one Fasron and the staff of spite from duty over the Thanksgiving the curtain went up to open the pack boys.
.
ficers' Club members in their Fleet Air Wing 11 Bringing with holidays. show. (Continued on Pate 3))

new special project to purchase a them approximately 640 officers Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, U Acting, done for the most part
television set for each of the nine and the units will and will be observed ,
child men new a legal holiday by inexperienced station personnel Jax Air News
homes for underprivileged port on the 1st of February, re-I as such. No leave papersare exceeded all expectations. The
ren in the Jacksonville area. They were formerly based at for service personnel went the
I necessary entire cast through entire I i Needs WritersThe
The present total, which Is San Juan, Puerto Rico and Coca II | unless they are absent from five days with nary a "hitch",
about one-quarter of the goal of I Canal Zone where Navy of 48 hours,
'Iij Sola, the area in excess a truly admirable performance for J Jax Air News
announcesthe
$2,500, represents $45985 collected I bases are returning to caretaker and an out of bounds pass is necessary such a group. Cast in the lead- dire need for additional
', ed by the various collectors, plus I status. if they proceed outside the ing role as "Dead Legs" Flint, staff writers.. Persons with
.I .. $150 already pledged by the CPO : The decommissioning schedulewill radius of 80 miles from NAS at Capt. Frank T. Ward, Chief of
writing experience are preferred -
.,:f ,;e Club be as follows: any time. Staff of Fleet Air Jajc, gave a but experience is not ab-
'j i Chief John Cram of FASRON f Carrier Air Group 8 on February Civilian personnel, too, can enjoy magnificent performance in his solutely necessary. Personnelwho
:t Six is leading the individual col I 1, 1950; Fighter Squadron 81, the long week-end, by taking first stage role, Lt Raymond Ly- show an interest in news-
;.., -,.... lectors' race with a total collec February 1. 1950; Fighter Squadron Friday off and charging it to an- go of the Royal Navy now attached paper work can be trained on
r.. tion of $111.59. Chiefs Don E. I 82 on November 30; Fighter : nual leave However, those not to Cecil Field, won the acclaim the job while a member of the
George of Overhaul and Repair Squadron 83, February 1, 1950; having accrued leave and desiring of the patrons with his characterization I staff. Interested personnel can
I' and J, E. Moone of VF-81 are I Attack Squadron 84, November to work on Friday may do so. of ""Whippy" the cockney contact the Jax Air News editor
close behind with collections of 30; Attack Squadron 85 Novem- All civilian\ personnel are encourage Graces :Miles, as "Annie", received at room 125, Main Administration
$90 92 and $75 95 respectively. ber 30; Carrier Air Group 13, to take advantage of the long warm applause for her per I ,; building.
:I Other individual collections in- February 1, 1950; Fighter Squadron holiday, foimance, u did the rest: of the
clude Cheifs Cushman Quarrierof ron February 1, 1950; Fighter -
Overhaul and Repair, $67; W. Squadron 132, November 30; > k Z,
C. Neal, of VU Operations, $60,17; I Fighter Squadron 133, November B .
Sgt. J. E. Meeks, l.arine Bar- 30; Attack Squadron 135, November
... racks, $21; Peter M. Evans, Over. I 30. : 'f' ya
tt t\.
,: hauV and Repair, $15; Herb Pis- i Attack Squadron 134 will re- :$*.$h, s
: s. Ordnance-Gunnery, $11; Al- (Continued on Pace 2)) I .! ... ,:
rrea. 'E. Haas, Inspection Office -x- r. '.
L :; ;,8c'"(R, $7.22. Chief Haas has ;.!. <
} ;collected $17 at the general : SquadronsCurtailArctic : y "" ,

JJ'? : ) meeting at the CPO
,.*> ; Maneuvers;'
Held" in conjunction with the xb
annual Christmas Party which'{ C ,
Fighter Squadrons 41, 42 and
yearly entertains Navy children 43 returned Tuesday after exten- I
; and children from the orphan-
sive maneuvers in the North Atlantic -
; ayeY
and homes of the underprivileged > I
ages
with the largest task force
the CPO Club drive began
R assembled since the last war I
15 closes Dec. 16 .
Nov apd I
I l" Curtailed because of extremely :2 .,.
xChurch
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rough seas, snow, ice and after I
Services the loss of two men, the "Cold ___
f NAS personnel, their families Weather Operation" in which the L <
,; and guests will have an opportu- I squadrons participated was originally -iI 4 J
nity to give thanks on the day of intended to last until the ,ar: '' -
J "Thanksiving" by attending 'I GREETED ON OPENING NIGHT-On hand for the first night's performance of Kongo Were
It Thanksgiving( Day services to be 26th.Although the operation was cut I i Governor Fuller Warren, who was honored guest, and Mayor Haydon Burns of Jacksonville.
held at St. Edwards Chapel at 'short, all squadrons report much Shown here, are, left to right \ Burns; Mrs. Haydon Burns; Capt. Alvin I. Malstrom
0800 and at the AU-SainU1 Chapel I valuable information was gained :NAS Commanding Officer, who officially welcomed the visitors aboard; Mrs. >Fuller. Warr'CR; 'Governor
at 1043. during; the task force operation. Warren, and Mrs. Alvin .. 'MaUtront.Thanksgiving .



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I Sumptuous Thanksgiving Meal ( :


\\ x : \ \i a 3 Awaits HAS Personnel Thursday .

A sumptuous traditional Thanksgiving dinner complete with

turkey and all the trimmings, is In store at the Mainside mess for y
personnel who will dine aboard Thursday
It is estimated that some 2,200 pounds of turkey, abutJ'it'
1 R ) pound per man, plus 1.120 pounds of) potatoes, 500 pounds of fruit .
cake. 250 pounds of nuts, plus pounds and pounds of other food, will
be made available for the 2,500 who are expected to dine at the noonday
meal), prepared by personnel of the General Mess of the Com

missary depaitment.
The mess hall doors will open at 1130 and dinner will be served
until ]1300.
THANKSGIVING MENU
Turkey Consomme Saltines Celery Sticks
Roast Young Tom Turkey
Oyster Dressing Cranberry Sauce it i
Snow Flake Potatoes Fresh Garden Peas Giblet Gravy,
s Thousand Island Dressing Quartered Lettuce ,,",
? Stuffed Olives
"'"' Hot Cross Buns White and Graham Bread Fruit Cake
Pumpkin Pie Coffee "

__ Candy Cigars._Cigarettes! Nuts a4r,


Fleet Air: Jax i Classified-. 'Ii


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place Attack Squadron 174 at Cecil Bulletin
Field when that squadron is
decommissioned'; on February 1,
1950. roil SAI.K:
'4f' Ki',, ler OHtMI1 wicilfloe for if Aunmitile .
Including nine aircraft squadrons Utter Ixdi,. ("18 I kl'. 4.U1Fonent :
the two decommissionedgroups Ptuk ROlld. Ph. h-5iJO
have been in one of the I'3s: Nash sedan JUKI 2 'k.J'I ip. -
i pie 1 show ipp mule Mn. ,
busiest aviation training commands 4845 Tlmnqimna, Rd Ph 8-2013
,, in the Navy. When personnel Tricycle and Child I (tm: ,nut(.mobile,
,. -Q' '''' from the groups!' are transferred I, both Ph. 2.1527(01, $15. \\vrki 1249 Cook St.

to points as far North as '39! Bulck $i e ntnh CI>'*T. 1227 C m)- ?
t* Argentia, Newfoundland and at I. :teiland Rd. j
far South as Key West they will US Nil">' nffloera mercoHt Sloe 42. 1.15.Mr '
f I Pottei, :2WW Lakeshore Fh Z' take with them the most complete 20184.Pol !";:i-.
knowledge of Naval aviation ; men 1 year old. Hunting flrx k. ;' '
CIVILIAN NIGHT DINNER NAS Civilian employees, their families, friends and ,guests: started that modern science hw to VC.. jHi-nh SI) leu A\'". Utanke\: '
.
off a big "Civilian Night" of Kongo: with a dinner Sunday at the Officers' Club and 804 Club. offer. I Paik Ph. 2 In top photo enjoying their dinner are, I left to right. Charles G. Hart, past president of the Employees Collie A !'(Okp pup ARC ifgln: Al oSiamese \ '}
As a result of the decommis-! kllteni F fHltkrn, ll.:!(i B .
I Association; Mrs. Hart; Mrs. Marjorie Floyd of Ft. Payne. Ala.; A. E. Cleveland; of Overhaul I Allegheny Rd. NAS. "
Fleet Air which
and Repair; !Mrs. Cleveland' and Sarah Hart On bottom, dining at the 804 Club are, left to sionings!' Jax recently I Cocker upsnlel: dies I table, shut k 1' ;
right, Mr and Mrs. John 1'art.on and Mrs. and Mr. O. J. Jo>'ce. Parson and Joyce are employed inIepartment. celebrated its first anniversary I bench : double bedspread: child' ('101- ".\o,
will I) still have a total of f hike. Jones, :aW5: Mara SI r'h. 7-t+f\(*. :
Supply approximately 4.000 officers and '.V Olrtumoblle. $1Vi( niKh Ring( huiA. oI'": i
.
12X1 Cumbeiliind Rd Ph 2.31.63.
men to remain one of the stronger; t'UR BKVT; ; r,
Traffic ViolatorsAre Cecil Field LibraryIs commands in aviation. Coin. t im ('onll'". to NAS Slnxle kdouble
Rev. AdlerTo I --x- Mi*. Schullz 1447 Au>rdte) '>
Axe Ph. 2-M.W "
Apprehended Ready For Use j rIIOUSINCNEEIEI: ;n -, :2 r mi. efficiency I iipt. Bench $25.$35. r. "'fcioun
J'i" i

PreachAt Twenty-nine motorists operating Cecil Field's: new library located New personnel due Aboardthe round.Beach. I Ph..0ilntei.tt>29: '. Slmmemon. JII1C 'J,'i;.\ j i ,
vehicles aboard the Naval Air in the tear of the station Naval\ Air Station soon will Waterfront' cottage. Con\en. (to NAS. **. %
Station from the period Nov. ]15 chapel in building 25. be needing housing. Person Gentleman only. 7.aun. Ph.: 2)2I5. ;*' ;
to No21 is now open Kurn. !J65: mo or unfuin !S im houfe &lat t ?
were (charged with for use having rooms houses or apartments ?
2'JO'I ln Cot n. Sundeiland. Cull TJ{
Mission traffic violations Twelve were I Under the direction' of 1 for rent can contact It. roller Ita McDaOd Jt.. Atlanta.! (.s. .r"v. a
apprehended for !speeding, 15 for Chap Tom Baxter at 5-6682-W. Ph Lam 0173 ,' ;
illegal parking and two for reckless l lain E W. Bryant. the )library' 2 im, fuin apt. Bdim A cornbln. rtl.netle I- ..';
Rev. Bartholomew Adler C. P. not in complete operation as yet A kltohen*. r\I. entr. PU .
horn Louisville Ky will conducta :!' driving. with only 600 volumes of the eventual Chaplain Mahedy home.Ph 221P5Bdim Mil.. Thomm) 2715 Oak St. -:'Jlf

wtt-k-long Mission at the St Charged with speeding were 6.000 to be available, now apt. Kith. 6 clour I.. elec equip ; \
Edward Chapel here at NAS, beginning Lcdr J E Miller. Ens K H J end' for Isltue.However Featured relax, Mrs. Seymour, .1684 Her
Sunday Dec 4, WOO Room 'In healed home. V\'at field) 1, \
Lt. (j ig) J. M. Shoffner. Lrdr .I
lection of 57tJts.
Three services will be held magazines quite a few 2J42 Park St, Ph -
lhil during the Mission which Jesse D. Hodge, Edward F Matz. books. plus a pleasant atmosphere Radio ProgramNAS 4 im KBiage. apt. Pvt. On bUll line it
( AD2; William E Wood, SN; Manville fur browsing or study. Library 5 Mrs. Jones, 2(><15: Nvn. !St. w, t.polnll. t.
Dec 1 11. The
concludes evening I '
;t'
Puckett. AN Della SpoRe Catholic Chaplain, Lt PhI 6OII.
hours 1200
to 1930 and
are daily
consisting i of Rosarv. with. bAth A oihef ion. 1k
strvices, Rm. ndjolnlng ,tx
E.
Wayne Baker Jonathan Bow Brian will be featured
Mission! Sermon and Benediction 1300 to 1700 on Sundays. | Mahedy. Near, S Polnti and tluA f>". Fluke/ger/ ,:
ers and Willie Hires. as the principal speaker in a 7-I4tt4. .'
Ph.
--- --- WW! Dt-llwood.
f.t the Blessed Sacrement will be- Ticketed for illegal parkingwere J, Waldeck. E. C. Moore, and series of 10 broadcasts of the HtJr: t\\
?,m at 1930. There will also be a Comdr. I I Wanll'd. Movie (camels protector kscreen c ,
R. B Greeman. Lt James C. Campbell. "Faith Of Millions" program:
brief ni Mnl' plllt Jones 204S Mra
Ma s. followed by a sermon (Og ) G R Fmke. R H. Hathcock, John R Seidel. SN. and Frank carried by radio station WJAXat SI, Th 7.6&8.
*t (0600' and 0700 each morning.. AN: Earl Mater AD2; Andrew A I Shock ley, BM3 were !stopped for 1730 each Saturday afternoon.Lt. Wanted Ride to Pro>.ldene. R. I. "fir,
except Sunday. The regular Sunday Martinek AD3; Bernard McLaughlin reckless driving Mahedy in his series of ten around Christmas' : time Mill .h itexpen .? .
Mass schedule will remain en. De Mello. ext. 8125.
thf ET3; Robert D. Sweet -x- broadcasts which he begins! Sat Wanted Regular bllhv-lner whllomolhei ;?*-e-
game TD2; Albert P. Ashworth, SA; "Do you live within your income urday Nov 26, will speak on the work. Mil Allan. A230 H2. ""
All hands are invited to the F. J. Choiniere, PR2; Charles M. ?" subject "By Their Fruits You ram St Wesoonnett ,

'Mission which of is being and held for Williams AT2; Raymond Marley. "Good heavens no! It's all I Shall Know Them" Station Wanted rtBV only' Piacllcal Will also nursing alt with Job child'for -'..
the purpose reviving stressing AOAN; William P. East. Ambrose can do to live within my credit." WJAX is 930 on the dial Hun ucker 2245 Park St. Ph7274..
the basic truths of religion.
Father Bartholomew Adler has > t

)j.d wide experience as a Missionary. .
having served as Retreat .
t
Master for Lay Retreats at the : ,
Passion! Monastery in Sierra I
Madre. Calif and St: Paul Monastery 1:1: ; ., f
in Detroit Mich He has also 1

prebchrd Missions throughout the .A'- n. d % .
midwest Father Adler served at 8. k a. 8'
with the Air Force during the
war in the China-Burma-India
tVifMc-r and on Tmian
NAS Catholic Chaplain Lt Bn ,1'a

*.ri Mahedv )is also a member of 2 _
thf Congregation of the Passion
find 3 formerly served on the Pass I
'mist t MIssion Band. a rs fi <, 1 (.

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How el)-"A good deal depends
(>n the formation of early habits"Powell"l .
know it, when I sVFR

was K baby my mother hired a H HIj Ht
woman to wheel l me about. and I
have, .. "
"been I' pushed for money ev- .. -
f'rv since
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rM JAX AIR NEWS |II published
...4ily at the U. S. Naval .fir Station
Jacksonville l Florid, and printd _
commciclally with non-appiopilat I
,,,110. U no expense to the goder'nment
and In compliance SecNav Circular
Letter 45-1918 tdllt: December 1049, s <
Copies are dlslilbvittd fret of charge
at the Naval Air Station, the Naval
Air Reserve Training Unit, Naval Aux- .
teary Air Station Cecil Field, and the
L). S. Naval Uoapltal.The .
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'OPENING NIGHT" PATRONS-IIigh military officials and civilian dignitaries topped the list of guests attending the "OpeningNight"
the Aimed J>),. AIR Kfticti NEWS Press la a S-i\lc member 1 Reproduction ol. performance of Kongo. In left top picture art left to right, Capt. J. I.. Holland, Senior Medical Officer' of NAS; Mrs. \\. Marry .
/ of material from theietounen Mason; Capt. David Greene, Chief of Surgery Naval Hospital; Mrs. J. I.. Holland; Marcy Mason, past president of the Notary Club,
must hear credit line. R r bUcatlon and Mrs. David Greene. Photo on top right shows Rear A dm. R. M. Fortson (ret.) and !\Irs. Fortson, and Mrs. and Col. It. II, Howie, j
of other matter, except i byservice I'SA. Entering the auditorium, bottom left, are left 'to right, John C. Thompson!" IJrltish Consul; Mr. II. R. Bradshaw, Vice Consul, .
pfrrnlttU'O publications> I <2 la Editor:pitnlbltfd JAX with.out AIR and Mrs. Uradshaw. Bottom right are, left to right, Mr. W C. Jchnwyn; Mr W. S. Johnson; Rear Adm. A, C McFallref-); Mrs. Jo-
NEWS./ > i sej>h W. Oavin; Joseph; H' Davin, JarliMvnville Chamber of Commerce president, and Mrs. A. C, )McFall.Page .



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( : Our many thanks --- --- --
to LI. (Jg) Richard W. Copeland lover1 I
for his fine job of reporting the Just received word that we have
news last month. Several new another proud papa, Chief Dan '
face will t>e seen in the squadron O'Leary. who was recently presented 9oQM
MI a result of the following men with his third son. Con- 'II .n'Z /
Importing1 Into VPML)5( this I I gratulations] Chief Lt. (Jg)) t .
month: Wade James Baylees, AL3, Walter R. Welsh was the winnerof
of Gainesville Fla.: Lake G. Ray. one hundred dollars worth of au-
Jr., EA,. of Jacksonville; Haskill ,T.I tomobile seat covers at a drawingin
I Goodwin, ADE2 of Jacksonville; the Gator Bowl the other week. oY '}}
,I Sidney J. Bell ADFI, also of Jack Anyone interested in seat covers \
: ponvllte\ and Phillip A. O'Connell. might do well to see him.

t', SA t>f Maiden, Mass Welcome Our skipper Lcdr. Charles W.
aboard. Rogers, announced at muster Saturday
Stopped at the personnel office that he had received several M
Saturday*afternoon and Cdr. John letters of congratulations: from ..p-1'R .%. .,tY
P. Engle was passing out cigars: 'various Commands' throughout the S 4 > ?
to announce the arrival of anew country, congratulating VPiMLif : ar -0 )
addition to his fa milhis: > on winning the Noel Davis Trophy 4
second red headed toy. Con ra tu. It Is hoped that next month '
lions Commander. \ve can publish excerpts from
et It is with great pleasure' that them. It is' worthy of note to All
we announce that our own Lamar! Hands, that mention of the fact
Kirby A Tl, has just been notified that we are members of the Noel

that he has been appointed an Ensign Davis Award Squadron will be recorded _.... ._. ,- .-- --_._......._._ -_._ -
In the U. S. Naval Reserve. i In each man's personal record 4.000TH BABY-Little Melvin Richard Ostlie is not yet old enough to know why he became the
Congratulations] Lamar. and may ,: jacket! in Washington center of attraction but when he gets old enough his parents ran tell him he was the 4,000th baby
you have many successful cruise\ AH a result of the reorganizationwhich born at the Dependents' Unit' of the U. S. Naval Hospital since it was established here. Gathered
\ Congratulations are also In order takes place at the end of here to honor the young lad are left to right, Lt. Marie Terry, supervisor of Dependents' Unit; I
for Cecil L. Wilson A DEI who has this! month, VP 'tJ! just been advanced to ADEC. and reformed as VP baby is Lt. Richard Ostlie of F82. In the rear are Capt. Dwight! J. Wharton, Naval Hospital
'-11 Your reporter heard that our 741. All pilots! and most of iheflight Commanding Officer; Capt.; Guy E.: Stahr, Executive: Officer of the Hospital, and Capt. David D.
communications! officer home : personnel will\ remain essentially Greene, Chief of Surgery.:
1 came __ __
from R movie in Gainesville the the same. Several of the ,
ether night and as he slid across ground officers and some enlisted WELCOME, SON4,000th -
the front seat of his car he gave personnel 1 will be reassigned to new
'L:. his wife a kiss and static t'lf>clli- tilletn. It is unfortunate that at S UPPLY
city took charge. Boy what a this time we cannot give ;you the r Baby Arrives At I
:" -- exact changes that are to take IDELIGIITS
place.1'e will have more about

Entertainment Planned this( when released.VPIMLIS6 billets. have been officially U. S. Naval Hospital Here,

will drill next month FROM THE RECORD. "KON Most people have to wait manya
For USD Visitors on the 3rd and 4th of December.On GO"' was well represented by year before they win any attention while Mrs Ostlie hails from .
; Saturday December 3rd at 1300 Supply. both in front of the curtain but rot little Melvin Richard Douglas Ga. They have another
,;;',1 I. ". there will be an Inspection In blues fond behind it. For example Ostlie he made it at the age !son two years old.
; Service\ personnel who pat take 'and immediately following Inspection of exactly! 5 days. He was the -- ,x -'
ff(; f>f the traditional Thanksgivingmeal a squadron party will be heldto Darrell Westover got! all the 4,000lh b'abb( rn at the U. S -
;.," aboard the station, ran don celebrate the winning of the groans and moans out of his sys- Naval Hospital here.It ,
-:. their, white hats and! visit the USO { Noel> Davis Tiophy. All Hands are tem as one of the sound-effects was! cake and all the trim
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Club In Jacksonville! for an eve.ning's urged to attend and Lcdr. Harry natives; Lt. Becker made sure mings for little Melvin as Hospital FTL
+. entertainment that includesa Nearing who is In charge of arrangements officials employees nurses!
::, pilgrim supper, television show, has assured that a that none of the players fluffed and personnel], gathered! last Friday
11\\ and informal dancing. good 1 time is In store' for all. their lines-at least for ]long-as to honor the new arrival and _

? The pilgrim supper starts At -, -- ,---- -- chief prompter; and Jack Byron his parents Ens. and Mrs. Richard
3; 1 5800 at the USO. then comes tele- I The objector to temperance of Engine Parts, had one of the Ostlie Ensign Ostlie is a pilot attached
and the evening is completed 'spoke bitterly.] "Water has killed featured roles in which he gavea to VF-82 of Fleet Air
1'1"1I.1lon' with Informal dancing, with more people than liquor ever good accounting of himself.Al Jacksonville.It .
: plenty of hostesses provided.The did." was just one month short of
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Betancourt will don his
Tj',t. USO Club will also be the "You are raving," declared] the ]lieutenant commander uniform five years since the DependentsUnit Public Works really did turn
''vi scene of the big Thanksgiving: teetotaler. "How do you make next Saturday and take off for at the Hospital Richard was established out to see KONGO and from all)
that little
,t\\t. fiance featuring Bruce Thomas and that out?" New Orleans, where he will born. ,The Unit was reports it was enjoyed by all to
his orchestra Dancing Is from "Well, to begin(; with, there was spend a couple of weeks takingthe established Dependents Dec 12 1944, and was the the Nth degree. The acting was
-, 20(>0 to 2300. the flood!" superb!
Reserve Officers training
Ostlie lad arrived Nov 13 1949A
'" 1'similar to the course just cojn- breakdown of figures shows Mr. W. H. Taylor of the Refrigeration -
: pleted here. Incidently does it Shop had a heart at.
lit THEATRE GUIDE that in the five years of the Dependents -
come us news to you that Al is Unit's existence 800 tack last week and we sincertfy
'mo'w!\ MAINSIDE AUDITORIUM qualified as an interpreter for babies were born each year which hope that he recovers soon. It's
J, I t Movies: W.kda.s-1730 and 2000. Week-end -1430 and 2000. Spanish and French languages? amounts to an average of about reported that Mary Fagile of
Maintenance called] for hllbbDub's
THURSDAY NOV. 24 ,' The Department extends its 66 per month
i condolences to Litton B. Harrel On hand the check last Friday. Reason!
. "Rt'n(' adell of the Sage" with Charles Starrett. at noon-day party weeks
i FRIDAY, NOV. 25 (South Stores Annex) in the loss honoring the tot and his patentswas Dub's on two training
> of his mother last week. the officerof cruise. Guess ? None other
I" ::1/1 Thev Live bv Night"! featuring Farley Granger. new commanding
, ': SATURDAY AND SUNDAY, NOV. 26 and 27 Polly McDonell and Emily Bur- the Naval Hospital Capt. than NAS. Jacksonville. Mary
7j' 'f The Great Lover" starring Bob Hope, nett have been taking up c Dwight J. Wharton. and Executive says she really misses him rn the
,' MONDAY NOV. 28 try-their first effort rpen-I Officer Capt. Guy E. weekends helping] her clean
.: house, Sam Graham Maintenance
etc. of
.. 'Indian Scout" with George Montgomery construction of tables-as a Others in attendance at Stahr.j -
1 TUESDAY! : AND WEDNESDAY, NOV. 29 and 30 by. Sadie Sheffield is cur- fair, arranged by Mrs. has been off for several
r The Red Danube" starring Walter Pidgeon.: rently being proud of her new lay collection agent at the Hospital days with a sprained back. Sam
"\ ._ granddaughter Bill Coby will who was assisted' by Mrs. hurt himself last week Ihe
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continue his two-week hunting Emily Tinsley were Lt. fjg) stepped out of a pickup trllWe ('\(.
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1 trip in the Georgia game district Herbert L. Shessel who deliveredthe hope he'll recover soon. It's
next week..And by the 4.000th baby: Lcdr. John E. reported he'll be wearing 1\\ corset
way. Happy Thanksgiving. | Hollin sworth. Hospital Chaplain: after this Mr. E. L. Griffin -
-----t Comdr. Robert B. Greenman, offi- I I and family are going to South
t I II cer-in-charge of Out Patients' Carolina for ThanksgivingMr.

tI I I Kong Service of the Dependents' Unit: H T. Dent is going: quail]
:. Capt Charles L. Denton Chief of hunting over the Thanksgiving
(Continued from Page 1) Medicine: Capt David D Greene holidays. He says if the wind is
Appreciation for a job "well Chief of Surgery; : Chief Nurse right and the dogs behave, ]lockout '
done' has been extended to all Lcdr J D. Hodge: Ensign Gibbs. quail.Mr.! J. L. Hughes of
committee members who worked nursery nurse and Lt. Marie Transportation Stock Room is rna
zealously] ] in making the play a Terry supervisor of the Dependents hunting trip Says he is going
x'YCt success and also to the merchantsof Unit out west ( West Florida, that is ).
... Jacksonville who generously The father Ens, Richard Ost We understand; he's hunting: for
purchased advertising space lie. is a native. of. ,Glenco. Minn, deer. or was that dear'
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NURSERY HAS NEW HOME-A dream has corn true for the vv t e
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Navy Wives Club who now operate their Nursery at a new home r '
located in building 560. across from the NATTC auditorium. The 4 w t new home, which held "open house" Sunday, has many new featuirs. --ni -ATANc l Ii :-Overhaul and Repair enlisted men frolic at the Anchorage in one
Including a hug indoor playroom, shown above and an infants of tfctlr periodical fet- Nursery, bflow. J.U'ic1'II: ,' and rdn*hmi *.



Four JAX AIR NEVIS 23 November 1949




I Local Eleven Duels! Pensacola Saturday I IWeldon I



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: ...'.<:. ,,. ., t ', Eight Men On Injured List



: For Tussle Against Gosling


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.: Returning to home soil this week-end for a clash with

ii their arch-rivals, the Pensacola Navy Goslings, Jax-Navy

gridders will take to the Gator Bowl sod in the worst physical

i 'I ': : condition since the season first began with eight men, seven:

':-,., of them from the starting eleven, on the injured list. Kickoff -

tine for the Saturday night Gator Bowl fray is 2000.

I .._ Patterson _. _.. .. ..,.. .. .: Duncan) _..........M.._.. .. ._..Sinko : .'oIJror the men who slatted -
I'" against Benningsustained injuriesin en will start as snapperbackerand
M the tilt and four more of the Buck Dominy will open at

players were Injured in an auto- right end.Coach .
'
( mobile accident Sunday evening:, Jacka, however, isn't calling *

19' :j Gus Kinnear, galloping fullback, for the trying towels yet, for
was carried from the Benning fray he expects his team to give the
early in the encounter with a broken Pensacola eleven a rugged battle
left leg, right half John Pen- and if the breaks go light, the locals -

,.. :I yak suffered an injured left arm, may trip the Goslings.
'J left half Bill Hulsey had a broken
1
vas +> ankle and Jack Duncan, end, came
r I out of the Benning fray with a Varner Leads

I sprained ankle .
Local
K Joe Sinko guard: Jim Pattersonand Skeetmen
,
.AOoa- Marvin Weldon tackles; and
1.-.. i sub-quarterback Harry Mair were Local NAS skeetman Gene Var-

Kinnear Marr Penyak llulsey the four hapless griddeis injuredin ner took top honors( 11a recent
practice shoot at the JacksonvilleGun
accident
AX AKKAY OF 1NJUKIKS: -When Jax-Navy takes the field :against the PensacoU Goslings Saturday the Sunday evening. Club by
I these will probably be missing from the lineup due to Injuries. If Although none are in critical condition range deadlocking
night, eight: gridders : any minor lea will first place with a perfect score of
of them play at all, it will be for brief periods. The game is the final home appearance for the lo thorn out of the injur game Saturday.The keep. ;50 and dumping W B. Stnckler

cals. Pensacola team will be out in the s'loot-off by breaking 2.')

-Fasron Six Ft. Benning Rallies To Win\ 12-6 for sett!blood and Bob with Schwoeffermarm rollbacks Dan Mu-expected targets Wayne in Eddington succession, also of NAS,

to lead the attack. Quarterback won a shoot-off for Class B
Joe Molnar a former college honors by dropping 25 targets/ to
VolleyballersWin star, played with the Goslingslast break out of a three-way tie Ed-
Over Jax-r In Bruising Fray year and it was his parsing dington, Ken Pendergras and
avy aim which sparked Pensacolw In a John Seashole each registered 45
Crown ;-7 tie with Jax-Navy In 1918. out of 50 in the regular firing
i Fort Benning1 quarterback Don Hemphill tossed: two TD I'
FASion Sex's topnotch volley passes to end Vern (Griffin; in the last half of a hard-fought Lt. Paul King, who was line Varner and Eddington each received -

bailers! who captured the Jacksonville fraat, the Georgia; team's stadium last: Sunday, to hand the couch for Jax-Navy: last l4l'a:4UIiol a turkey for their show of;

City volleyball Championship local Jax-Navy eleven a I 12-: <> setback before a crowd (of 8,000/ () handling ht' Pensacola forward marksman.ship
with an un-defeated iec- wall this year and is expected to x --- -
ord of seven wins last week, will pat ti.vtns.: throw up a powerful defensive: Jack Tallies
have their eves! set on the National The los was the third consecutive YARDSTICK eleven against the locals this weekend Harvey

playofl's'when they go into and fifth of the season for J_ -.Nl\v .." i'a .
action for the Florida State crownat Jax-Navy a Hurt' Down Pensacola won their most recent Ace On Cecil LinksJack
K M Ydl/h I gained "lunhlnx 245
Tallahassee Hemphill tossed a 13-vaid aerial encounter from Krsklne College
soon. t\Ill: YudJl gained pHKslntf (M)
Griffin the third while has lost Its last Hal vey, NAS golf course
The FASromtes to in period IS: Foiwuid PUTSCH ullemiileit 15 Jax-Navy
power-packed and a 5-yard pass to Griffin in to jo'UlwH"d" pmson conipU'led 3IS three enCOIIl\tl'lsl'OI' a slate: of four pro, notched a hole-m-one with a
went through City competitionin the final stanza for the two AttMage yards. ..n |unii 18 won and five lost. No 5 iron on the 145-vard. par 3,
fine fashion as they coppedthe 3 Number" of fuml>lt>. .1 No 6 hole of the Cecil Field links
diadem, then to prove their Benning TD's while Navy's Joe :2 OppiiniMiU funiDIr rl't.o\HI,cd 1 Bill Buesing will be handling last week-end
team Valaitis took an aerial from Bill ;JO TolHl' yards penall/pd 10 most of the local eleven's passing
the
superiority squadron
Jacksonville Buesing: and went 65 yards to chores Saturday and is expected tostart Harvey was teamed with
defeated a group of booted the kickoff into the end
Comdr. T W. Hillis in a matchagainst
paydirt in the final period forJacksonville's at left halt in place of 'he
AllStarsThe six points zone and the ball wa broughtout Injured Hulsey. Don Whittaker Chief Bill North and Red
FASronites came in for a to Navv's 20 After an attempt Stanton, a visiting golf from
The locals held the edge in the will take over right half and GlEnnSphal : pro
bit of praise from the City Recreation to hit the middle whkhdidn't the Causewav Club, Southwest
first quarter as they, threatenedto a is slated for the starting
officials who complimented score by driving to within six pay off Bill Buesing looped fullback berth Gordon Kent, who Haibor Maine
the group on its! outstanding a neat pass to end Jos Valaitison -- ---x-----
yards of pavdirt, but lost the ball puked up 38 yards on sneaks
and fair The the 35-vaid line who openedhis
sportsmanship play. fourth down. Jax-Navy line last Sunday
on a through Benning' VF-133 And FASron 6
by Bill throttles and galloped 65-
locals were captained
drove
threatened again as they will at quarterback.Replacements .
open
Willis, whose brilliant play was yards for a touchdown. Buona- Battle For Touch TitleA
to the Benning 15-yard stripe in : in the line will
the team'ssuccess MSSI set to kick the extra
factor i was
important in
an
the second quarter but before probably see Joe Valaitis at left touch football match between
but the from center
paydirt could be reached, the half point pass end in plate of Duncan, Norris FASion Six and loop leader
W fumbled and Benning defenders
When the local aggregationgoes was over, ,1S Thomas at left tackle to fill the VF-133 Enlisted was the only
smothered the ball before it
to Tallahassee, Florida for Fort Benning's Doughs dominated could be booted hole left by Patterson. Ski Ros- game played last week as the regaining -
the state-wide meet it will mark 'I play in the third quarter as kowskt will take over Sinko's spotat tilts were forfeIted The
the first time a Naval Air Station the locals were halted cold on I, ValaitiV: touchdown jaunt was right guard, and Andy Acuff sole game played, however, was:
volleyball team has represented I every attempt to advance After a I the longest run of the fray while is slated to handle right protested and will have to be
the city of Jacksonville 1n drive with Gale NAS quarterback Gordon Kent
40-yard goalward Bill Molonskie will hold tHkle'1 played over If FASion wins the
the duel for state honors. Suit and Luigi Barassi carrying led the locals in yardage by pick usual post at left guard, fray, they will be deadlockedwith
the ball aerial I to ing up 38 yards on sneaks throughthe -
The winner of the Tallahassee a Hemphill VF-133 for the station dia
play-otfs will then proceed into Griffin in the end zone gave the Benning line. Gus Kinnear dem, but if the VF-133: team cops
the regional tournament to beheld Benningites first blood Bill Hulsev, John Penyak, Schara, Positions OpenOn the tussle, they will annex the
at Atlanta, Georgia, with the Hard Fought Tilt Kent and Buesing handled most NAS crown
A blocked kick the third of the ball-lugging for NAS
winner of the Southeastern crown in Cage Squad Standing! to dale are H Follow'
eventually going into National period set-up the Dough's finalscore Penyak did some neat pass Won J nat
competition at a Jater date.Henderson of the game as they openedthe grabbing, snagging three aerials Berths are still open on the V '.l33 KnlUUj!: t G JyAsI.on
3''
--- --x. fourth quarter *on Navy's 5. from Buesing for a total of3: 1049! Jax-Navy basketball squad IM t Division Six 4 1
yard line Hemphill's toss: to Grif- yard and later intercepting a which opens its season against Hospltdl .i 1
fin on the first play of the stanza Benning toss which he ran for 30 Jacksonville Junior College in NARTU 2 5

Pairs was good for six points.. Bill Jory yards before being downed Lee High gym on December 6th Ovel Dispensary haul and Repair 1'F.H30W i 5 i
attempted both conversions, but HuUey. Kinnear Penyak and Those interested in trying out \ leei. 1..
failed to notch the extras. Jack Duncan were injured in the for the team are asked to report -X-
With Dittmar To Jax-Navy's score came in the tilt. to hoop coach Ralph Elliot at the "Papa, is a chicken big enough
final period three plays after the Locals who shone brightly on Mamside Auditorium where prac- to eat when it is two weeks old'"

Benning TD, Benning's Dupriest defense were Ski Roskoski, Joe tice is being held between 1 1500 "Why, no, son "
Take 2-Ball PlayLocal Sinko. Don Whittiiker Bill Mo- and 1730: Monday through Friday "Then how does it stay alive

NAS Golf Squad l lono.skie and Harry Epperson i papa1'" .
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divot-diggers Charles .'_. .

Dittmar and Dave Henderson
captured the station two-ball Resumes ActionJaxNavv's

foursome championship last week
by taking a rugged 2 and 1 final- 1949 golf team will ....
round victory from runner-ups be re-formed next week with the
Tony Grego and O. B. Porter on first match of the season slated

the NAS links. against a Guantanamo Bay squadon s5t7ps ,
33 s
Guantanamo 7 Sl a3 ;
Grego and Porter were in front December 10th at C 'S1X 51 t
one-up on the ninth hole when Bay, Cuba t
Dittmar and Henderson startedon The challenge was issued recently
by Rear Admiral W J<.
the comeback trail by takingthe
Phillips, Commander of Naval
10th hole to the match
square I Air Base of the 10th() Naval District
Grego and Porter took the lead and a return match will be
again on the 11th by scoring a played in the season.
birdie, but the duo dropped the The Gitmo combine will be led I
next hole by missing a snort putt by an ex-N A S Jacksonville

and the match was even gain. champ, Joe McDonald, who cap I
The golfers split on the 13th tured the local station laurels in IJ
hole as: they came up with the I 1947. J

ame scores: then Henderson and Those wishing to try out for
Dittmar blasted their way to victory I the Station team are asked to
on the 15th and 16th greensto turn in five 18-hole cards to ,
win by the 2 and 1 margin as I establish their handicap. The
the two groups tied on the 17th I, cards are to be turned in at the

hole. I I Golf Club House as soon as possible J
In working their way to the 1 ypr
duo of Top NAS golfers who are ex- .. "i
finals, the Championship I .-,.
,
Dittmar and Henderson notched pected to shoot for berths on I II l l1f': Ay _. .._ .-->>'-..

an early 2 and 1 victory over E.I'I this year's aggregation Bill are North Tony i! iTy- iAlrS OF"'49-Racking: up seven consecutive-wins--;itlta; loss, FASron Six volley-*
station ,
and A L Machael jn' Grego, champ; ,
J Counsel the Jacksonville volleyball league crown. Team mem1 -
Bill Foulk, Leo bailers brought home the bacon by capturing
the quarter-finals, then toppedC Dave Henderson Bill Scarborough, Chars f 1 berg, left to right nee front row, Ike Finnell, "Si" Ritchie Chuck Messimer, Kill Willis, (captain),
C Drumwright and A L Simmons !I Marchel, 1 Bill Godwin Joe
A. B. Connor Jack !Merald Woodi, Jack: Duniver and Ott. Wright. Back row, Glen Barnes. Hob Weber, ,
lei Dittmar : ,
by :i 3 and I count in the and Stan .
Haineir Cunningham ttugbee.Paae
'nu-fmaU, I Piva and: Bob I Thiel I Jltll, 111001Ubbott; John Cram, Jim Cochrane,