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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: June 15, 1950
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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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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VOL. 8-No. 11 UNITED STATES NAVAL. AIR STATION, JACKSONVILLE- FLORIDA 15 June 1950
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Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wine 11



Station Gets New Commanding Officer I



1. A Q M> w F K <5 {{ :, 2ax "
r + ''Captain Day :




X' I $ I,Takes Over I

1 1Post


I Today I


Capt. Douglas Turner Day, {!
h formerly attached to the office -

htdxpt1AE I of Chief of Naval Opera- I

... I tions, took over the reigns as I
commanding officer of Naval t tI
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Air Station Jacksonville from

Capt. Alvin Malstrom j
I who
j &. k relinquished his post after i

I + two years, in impressive ,
J+ +3.
; 2: d KNEW change-of-command ceremony I

held this morning.

'. After both Captain Malstrorn
I and his successor Captain Day-
conducted an inspection in ranks,
f' personnel passed in review.
Following Captain Malstrom's
'farewell address, Captain Day
,, i I read his orders which made him
I' 4 'the new commanding officer of
NAS Jax. He also assumed ad- i
'- 1IIIIIII-OO- itional duties as Commander
"- I II'
''llI1 Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval Dis I

,. It, IS' trict.
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*:). '., W\+: In \1;.JtW1l:\\1 After conducting his final inspection .1.
at NAS
\ I Captain Mal. i iI
.. nlH strom delivered his farewell ,
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; ... _. speech in which he thanked all I
I officers and men for a job "well ,
AND DEPARTING CO-Capt. Douglas Turner Day, left, is the new commanding officer of Naval Air Station Jacksonville, done" during his two-year tour \
with additional duties as Commander-Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District, having taken over the post from Capt. Alvin I Malstrom, of duty here and expressed confidence I

right Captain Mal&trom reports for duty with the Deputy_ .Chief of Naval Operations for Air._ _ I 1 that they would continue
i the good work to make NAS Jax

First GroupOf 'First Choploins' Conference Ends, I i I the the Navy.outstanding* /* Air* Station of


The new commanding officer -

Middies Captain Day, once servedas
.. Second Session Now In Progress former commanding officer -

" Due TodayOne 1 of Fleet Air Wing 11 from
November 19.16 to March
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hundred Second Class! Encouragement and support i for the common cause for ': 1919! when that unit was
:
midshipmen of the U. S. Na- which they serve was unfolded to some 33 Navy chaplains Plenty of Good I based at San Juan, Puerto

val Academy, the first of four Tuesday in the first of two conferences of service chaplainsheld ]llico.I .

groups scheduled to visit NAS at the Naval Air Station this week i I Born in New York City and
Jacksonville this summer, are The second conference, a spiritual --- --- Reading Inside now a resident of Warrenton, -
refreshment session with active and reserve members of the I Va., Captain Day is a graduate of
due here today, for a four- Protestant chaplains from the corps, heard Admiral Salisbury News of national and local interest the Naval Academy class of 1924 "

day tour. Air Force and Vet- narrate experiences of his visits of plus many feature stories, I Following graduation in 192 j
Navy Army
The visit at NAS Jax this week Administration participating chaplains throughout the Navy, can be found Inside. the pages of he had duty under instruction in
erans ,
end is just one of a series of air is now in progress and will emphasizing particularly his visitto today's Air News I the Bureau of Ordnance Navy
cruises that will cover a period close Friday. the Far East. Breezes Page 5 I department and reported in September -
of 16 days, in which the middies Chaplain Chief SMtk. Chaplain Meehan, whose lecturewas ClAMOilfhsl Bulletin ...........'*,1" 8 of that year to the USS

will visit several naval air stations Rear Adm. Stanton| W. Salisbury a complete one, explained the ('1'0 Not.* ..... .................Page 4 I Arkansas.After Naval
and at least one Air Force base. attending Torpedo
; Chief of Navy chaplains; organization of the Chaplain Corps i Divine Service ...............Page 2 School, Newport, R. I. and
The aeries of four continentalair and the work of each branch. I
cruises for Comdr. Daniel Meehan, assistant Chaplain Hempill pointed out Inside,. I'ubl'01'1'01' ......Page 8 subsequently serving aboard the
inaugurated
was director of and
Navy chaplains I ............ ... | USS Hopkins with Destroyer
the middies last year as a part of E. I methods of carrying out the pro NARTU Note .. Page 2
Chaplain S. Hempill, Jr., from I I Squadron 14, he reported for :
the regular summer training and the office of the Chief of Navy gram, emphasizing use of avail J r4"RtIn.hoNJ .........Page 2 flight training in July 1928 at
indoctrination program. The Air chaplains, delivered edifying talksat able material. Washington Report .... ..Page 2 NAS Pensacola and received his
cruises will
two-day indoctrination be integregated period with a Tuesdays gathering held at the Special Service Tonight Sports| ...... .. ........ ... ...Page* 6, 7 I wings in April 1929. j
an aircraft carrier and two weeksof on Smalr Chapel. Many of the Chaplains who attended Supply| | :Sidelight ............. Page 8 Before the War Captain Diy
Naval Aviation familiarization Protestant and Catholic Navy Tuesday's conference re- Theater (:iiilile ................ 1'age 3 j I served aboard the USS Richmond -
at the Naval Academy. chaplains from the district, both (Continued on Page 2) Tricky Quicky Page 8 I I with. Scouting Squadrons .
.5 Patrol Squadron 3 at Coo
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Traveling In Martin :Mars and .' .;,. v Solo; Fighter Squadron 5 aboard
Douglas Skymaster, the middies ::'.,i :', .: the USS Lexington and later the H
will visit Patuxent River, :Md.
; three
Ranger
toL ', ; spent yearsit
Olathe, Kansas Hamilton Air ''
; Anacostia; joined Patrol Wing :5
.. Force Base, Calif.; Los A la mi ton, >;: and assisted in the organizationof
Calif., and Corpus Christi!, Texas, and after commission, at tactile
before arriving at NAS Jax. Patrol Squadron 5f
Remaining cruises are listed for Illustrious Recordin
June 21, July 8 and July 26. L\ April 1941 he assumed command
In the group arriving here to- of Patrol Squadron 51 an day In P. C. Burkhart son of Mr. during the period ending June I
and Mrs. P. Burkhart of Spruce I, 1943 also had duty on the staff '
Avenue, Brotton Hills, Tallahassee. of Commander Patrol Wing! 2
Also In the group is J, M. Zach- I; and Commander North Pacific
arias, lion of Rear Adm. Ellis M I Force. He was awarded the Distinguished -
Zacharias, one of the war's out Flying. Cross "for extraordinary
.. standing figures, whose writings achievement while
have won him national renown.WANTED participating in aerial flights is
Commander Patrol 51
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-- --- Squadron
during the Aleutian Island campaign ,I
in June 1942." I
From July 1943 until June 1914''
The Jax Air' News once again Captain Day commanded Naval
announces the dire need of additional Air Station, Vero Beach, Fla. and, h
staff members. {rson. during the subsequent year was
net with writing experience are in Command of Fleet Air Wing -
preferred, but experience .is' not 9. After finishing a tour of dutyas
absolutely necessary I commander of carrier escort
I :'1' Interested personnel at NAS,or > vessel USS Point Cruz, he as-
\ any other station, who would like I sumed duties as CommanderFleet
to try their hand ,as lax Alt --- - Air Wing 11 In November
News reporters caD write to:or NARTUj;: PICTURES AT OPEN HOUSE-Providing an Interesting background to the newly decorated 1946.
contact the Jax Air News editorIn offices of Jacksonville's City Hall is a large six-photo mural display presented to the city by Captain Day remained In the
Room 125, main administration) NARTU. Pointing to one of the pictures which drew praise at last Sunday's Open House of city latter command until March 1919
building, or call Extension Sill ,;..-acJMayot; .Haydon Burns, left, who chats with former NARTU commanding officer Capt. Fred- when he was ordered to the(off-
There is a good future rot Jor-; 'ctte W; rrtattnun who stopped off In Jax for a short visit. The photo-murals were created by NAR- ire of the Chief of Naval Opera
n lists in the .Navy.h., ">'+' TU photographer Seymour Van Toole Jr., FA1, who took the aerial pictures. ti ..
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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 15 June 1950

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Jax Air News Report From Washington



Station Published Jacksonville every Fla.NAS Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air Army, Air Force Okay Advance Payment


Jacksonville

Comdr.Capt. Douglas Porter T.F. Day.Bedell.___ M_.__ _...._..Commanding Executive Officer Officer Congressional Appointments To Naval Academy ReducedBy '

Fleet Air Jacksonville Armed Forces Press Service> united.
Rear.Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery Commander Congress has amended .the Army-Navy

Fleet Air Wing Eleven The Army and Air Force have recently published Nurses Act to permit former Army and Air I

Capt. George C. Montgomtry Commander and promulgated joint Regulations (AR Force nurses, dietitians, and physical and occupational -

Comdr. Charles Robertson Chief Staff Officer 35-1105; AFR 173-110) permitting advances of terapists, who served during ,World
Naval Hospital pay to officers, warrant officers and enlisted War II, to obtain commissions In the Regular
personnel on permanent change of station. Army and Air Force.
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton Commanding Officer These Regulations also authorize advance *
pay-
Capt. Guy E. Stahr Executive: Officer ment where conditions exist which make it The Air Force recently announced promotionof

NARTU difficult to pay personnel at regular intervals 94. Regular and non-Regular officers to the
Comdr. John S. Barleon, Jr. .....__._____.___._.Commandirw Officer when pay is due. temporary grade of lieutenant colonel.

Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration Advance payments normally will be restrictedto .
building. Phone extension 8184. one month's basic pay less Income tax with- Because of limited housing facilities at the

Editor-Andrew H. Planey holdings, but may with the approval of the U. S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., Con-
commanding officer concerned be extended to gressional appointments of midshipmen candi-
Staff Members-Chester Paschang, SN Virginia Rogers, SN
; three months' basic pay. dates will be reduced from five to four for each
and Shirley Ritoch, SN.
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Congressional member The 75 Presidential
ap-
The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station
Jacksonville. Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated funds Defense Secretary Louis A. Johnson recentlywas pointments from among sons of officers and
at no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev awarded the 1949 Interfaith In Action Gold enlisted men of the Regular Services'will not
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free<< of charge at the Naval Air Station, the Medal for outstanding work in promoting better be changed.
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, Naval Auxiliary Air Station, Cecil Field, and inter-racial and inter-faith The *
the U. S. Naval Hospital.The understanding.
medal is awarded annually by Interfaith in The Army Finance Center) at Memphis, Tenn.,
JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces' Press Service. Reproduction Action, an organization devoted to promotionof will be deactivated as of June 30. Activities of
of material these must bear credit line
of othr matter, except from by service sources publications Is prohibited a without Republication permissionof racial and religious tolerance. Mr. Johnson the Memphis office will be transferred to near-
Editor JAX AIR NEWS. accepted on behalf of all personnel of the by establishments.
Armed Services. .

A new course in Operating Room Techniqueand

Blue Cross-Blue Shield Applications for reappointment for an addi- Management has ben established for Army

tional five-year period are being sent to Air Nurses, along with four technical courses for .
Force Reserve officers in all categories whose enlisted medical personnel The nurses' course

I present appointments will expire on or after will last 24 weeks, the other from eight to 16
June 28, 1950. weeks.
laps Best For WorkersThe
.

Edward II. Foley, Jr., Undersecretary of the President Truman has nominated John A.
Treasury, was commencement speaker for the McCone, who served on the President's Air

Blue Cross-Blue Shield plans offer the best protection graduating class of 68, of the Coast Guard Policy Commission, and helped to draft the
New London Conn. He that Finletter "as of the Air
Academy, urged report Undersecretary
for the to station it concurred
money employees was the U. S. remain "strong, determined, and Force.
by/a majority of members of the Shop Committee, after a .

careful extensive study of various group hospitalization, sur- as usual, but will be held July 23
and 23 instead.
gical and medical insurance plans.A Weekend .,. *

memorandum issued this
week by the Industrial Rela- 1 insurance plan that they feel VF-741 is preparing for the annual .
tions Department revealed that best fits their individual needs, cruise to be conducted this ,

the study of other plans was the memorandum stated.In (4inqTa/k { Notes year in Norfolk, August 12-25. All I
hands urged to
made as a result of the notice of order to turn all applica- are attend. It will
increase in premiums on the tions for new members, and the : from be a fine cruise and we want to
win the Noel
Blue Cross- Blue Shield plans IBM cards for present members Davis Trophy again
which was to be effective on the desiring to change to the new this lot.year. Cruise attendance countsa

anniversary date, June 15. contracts, over to the Blue Cross- NARTUCVFASron
Approval was received from Blue Shield office in time to Lcdr. Nearing is commanding
the local office of the twin plansto make them effective on July 15, officer this summer for the ten
extend the drive for new the cooperation of all hands is 741 It would be.inations to be given during the weeks boot training school here

membership and the changeover requested for prompt comple- gratifying if we could hold on to July drill period. at the station.

of present members to the tion of the necessary applicationforms all of our good men indefinitelyand Earl D. Waldrep, AOF2 for Chief OLeary has again hit the .
new contract until July 15, in in order that they may be count our new additions as change to AOT2; Windford C. headlines-he is a delegate to the
net gains, but such things as cir- Brumbaugh, Jr., BMG3, for changeto
order to provide an opportunityfor forwarded by department repre- United States Junior Chamber of
the Shop Committee to study sentatives to the Employee Ser- cumstances, appropriations and ABM3; William H. Anderson. .. Commerce convention in Chicagofor
June billet allowances won't let it be AOF3 for change to AOU3; and
.
these other plans.A vice Operation by noon on the Jacksonville Jaycees.
that We have recently lost Curtis H. Neeld, BMG3 for changeto
committee of way I.
fact finding ABM3. Congratulations are in order for
the able services of Lcdr. W. W.
six was selected from the Shop Lt. Jack Briggs upon his gradua-
20.Jax *
Kane who
Committee for the purpose of so energetically per- tion this week from the
University
insurance City Offices formed the various duties of ad- RECOMMENDED for advance-
contacting local agen- of Florida Law College. Further
ministrative assistant to the com- ment in rating to be examinedalso
of their
cies to make a study congrats on his getting a job witha
manding officer. during the next drill periodare ...
contracts and rates and to pre- Gainesville law firm.
sent such information to the en- Feature Photos : John W. Kemp, ADP1, who

tire body of the Shop Committee LCDR. KANE has been trans- hopes to make chief (ADPC), and
for consideration and de- I ferred to Wing Staff 74, whereour whom we hope to see dunked in Show girls may have to answera
cision. Given By Nartu former C. O., Comdr. Leroy P. the lake. Marvin A. Roberts, AD- lot of questions when applying
Committeefeels Johnson provides the guiding hand. EAN, who believes he can qualify for a job, but it's only a matterof

While that the for Shop the majority of The real eye-catchers to some The roster of Wing Staff 74 con- for a petty officer: rating: (ADE3), form. p
-x- .
employees the Blue Cross Blue 3,000 citizens who passed throughJacksonville's tains many names formerly on the Recommended to be examinedfor ..
Shield plans offer the best pro- city hair during its rosters of FASron 741, so Lcdr. advancement from AA to AN First Chaplains, '
House" last
"Open Sunday were Kane will be of William James B. .
tection for the money, employees among many ourmutual are: F. Carter,
should feel free to purchase the the huge pictures adorning the friends. We also have had Bibb, Thomas S. Clegg, and Clif- i (Continued from Page 1)
walls of the
offices-pictures pre- to accept the transfer of one of ford L. Ennis. Recommended to be mained
hand
on to sit in on the
v sented by NARTU Jacksonville. our fly-boys, Lt. (jg) V". T. :Mahoney examined for advancement from 1 second parley which began Wednesday
Six large aerial views of Jack- to VF-741 for lack of a SR to AA are: Ronald G. Godwin, I and is now in session at the-
sonville's sky line add an impres- billet to hold him in. John H. Carcaba, and Joseph T. I All-Saints' chapel.

sive touch to the newly decorated This business of billet allow- Blume. I The group of 70 chaplains from

city building offices. The work was ances is causing quite a bit of Welcome aboard to new arriv- several southeastern states were ''J

done by NARTU photographer hustling among the enlisted men als John W. Kemp, Jr., ADP1, i officially greeted by Capt. Alvin "
Seymour Van Vorst Toole, Jr., too. Some of our ablest men are who got diverted to another squadron I. Malstrom, NAS commanding officer ..
AFl, who took the aerial views.Lt. finding themselves shackled witha when we were reorganizedinto I at the opening session Wed-
(Jg) Frank Coghlan, NARTU rating classification not includedin FASron 741 from FASron :nesday afternoon.
Public Information Officer, piloted the billet allowances and it is An
VISIT TilE RED SHIELD 58.New I impressive list of guest
CLUB OVER BEACH & AIRBUS the photo plane.Expertly fast becoming a case of change toa faces include-Ellery E. speakers are being featured in the
STATION. done, the 40 by 60-inch rate within our allowance struc- Sapp, SA; Robert R. Davis, SA; :three-day council-"a spiritual life
photographs were "blown up" from ture or risk being Luther SA and 'conference for
OPEN 0930-2330 DAILY replaced by a A. Wainwright, ;. 'I chaplains
4 by 5 inch negatives. Toole had newcomer who to have Paul Bernath SR.
THURSDAY, JUNE 15 happens an L. Messages will be given by Dr
1930, Miniature golf, partners. to practically tear out a wall of allowance rate. The following men Don't let next month's drill Aaron N. Meckel, St. Petersburg;
the NARTU photo lab to make have qualified for recommendationto schedule foul It Dr. William Crowe
Transportation to lovely course. In you up, boys. Jr., of Wilm-
. the club. Television, games, and the enlargement. Main picture of compete in rate change exam- won't be on the second week-end ington, N. C. and Dr. Harold S.
i the of six has a formationof
group Sanders of
Informal dancing. Tallahassee Chief of
L FRIDAY, JUNE 16 four FU-4 Corsairs, flown by Navy Chaplains Rear Adm. Salisbury

1930, Hayride, watermelon par- Weekend Warriors, crossing low is dean of the conference.
f over the Main Street bridge.A :
ty. In the club record making, ; Station personnel and their
brass plate is affixed to the
Ii
friends invited to
shuffleboard and ping pong. are being attend
SATURDAY, JUNE 17 photo with the following engraved special worship services to be held

f Open House, snack bar special. inscription, "Presented by the a tonight at 1930 at All-Saints'
to recorded Weekend Warriors of JacksonvUle's ';ryi chapel. Dr. Crowe will deliver the
2000 to 2230-dancing j !i. .
All available. Naval Air Reserve Training ,. co'l-? ..,.,..,H .t", ";t "y.'",. sermon, while the chapel choir
music. games d. ;j. .
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Unit Frederic : '
Captain W. Priest-
SUNDAY JUNE 18 / : "' .t : \ : ::' will sing.
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1000-1200, Java Time & Church y r" .f i"i L d \r,>, < }
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mour Van Toole, Jr., AF1, photog- ,.,, ;
Zoo '' ,
1400 to partners '' ''
Call. -Trip '
rapher; Lt. (jg) Frank Coghlan, 1r' '. .
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r, and transportation. 1730-Vesper photo pilot." t > '.,, '..
time. 1800 Dutch treat supper. Priestman .r'A., u.! .,.. ,. Divine
Captain departed )
re- :
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I'' I. JOOO-223o-Vlsit awhile, television, cently from NARTU for a new -rt \ f ; i t" ,q.
' "Around the piano singing," recorded .. :
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transportation to air-cooled rink. Washington (AFTS)-TfcV Fish f'f." )' ''t. f( '\.,," '. "'." "-. ,'
chef and Wildlife Service re- I 'i"/ ":Ji' At the Station
In the club-amateur night. recently( '.! < 1 Chapels
o TUESDAY, JUNE 30 ceived the following letter: .,< '" ..if'",,:? ", ":1J.L! .,. Protestant1000Sunday
.,r> Jr. Hostess program, bring your "Dear Sirs: How can I get helpto .,' t./:1-, '::r"'", ;" W':"" School.
.
I' friends. Plenty going on. open the overland cycle trade ;J I :>I.t. t
} r l\\ 1045 Services.
> WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21 from the inland tide water'of the ,''.'.:', : .1" :.... t S@li 1"' ... les A. Dittmar Chaplain Char-
. Atlantic to the growth crest :,. 'W" t < '. All Saints Chapel.
' 2000-2230.) In the Candlelight .., ; I't ..,
, Club, bingo party, good prizes, creedet of the Pacific? I discovered ; ..y... ., ".,.;''\.. 0915-Hospital Chapel Services.
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t., door prize, double dinner in an- the oval location of growth AfPS ,. ...;.;'...... ..;..:.'..... .. ,: :(.,.:...... ."i\'. :, .,. .' Chaplain John E. Hollingsworth.
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other of Jacksonville' fine res Catholic

taurants.A The Service returned a succinct JIG SAW l'UZZLE-l\len at the Pearl Harbor N. J.iltJp7.nt .0830-Mass, St: Edward's ChapeL -
few lockers available for official reply: "Please restate the production office should qualify as jig-saw experts aft f..fifvrinr 'Chaplain John J, Burns. ,.
monthly rental. Check room, no question." this way to drydock 28 utility craft simultaneously. *be ....... J '1030-Mass. .'/ '.:;
charge, Showers, 10 cents. Picnic operation was adopted as the best method of placing 00_ eranaj > '
and sport (equipment may be bor- Have you heard about the bow- and barges In storage and preventing accumulation jon i : : .: i.H&spital: Chapel.
rowed. Check bulletin board for legged cowgirl? She couldn't keep the hulls. Shipyard workmen moved the 28 vt j' 1 -day-1830 toI

additional programs. her calves together. dock in six hours. ,I: ;:.,..:/t :' ,... : ."J1,"., '
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.. \Pleasure While Training .



II Non-Stop Flights To West Coast A Weekly



Ii Occurence Here With "Sub-Hunter" Unit

II
Non-stop flights to the West Coast! weather they were blessed with on the trip.

'" Why, it happens every week here at Low visibility and a thousand-foot ceiling &
the Terminal necessitated
over an instrug g
NAS. ment let-down but that was the extent of j
Yes, the versatile "sub-hunters" of the weather.

Fleet Air Wing 11 can prove with facts The next day the treat began and the boys

that training can certainly be an enjoy- were taken on a tour of the Lockheed plant,
had lunch at the Air.Terminal Cafe and were
able This is the word that
undertaking presented tickets to the Bob Hope Show and
f. flight crews, that have made the cross the "People are Funny" program. Reports >
country flights to the West' Coast, are'I show that liberty was at its best.

..'" I reporting. Night Flying Plays Role

Emphasizing navigational and instrument Carrying out their mission, they left sunny t

., I i flight training doctrine, VP-5 planes have California behind and that night New York
------- --- :: honored with their Inquiring
1 been dropping in on the number two Sunshine City was presence. -
SIMPLIFIED GEIGER COUNTER pocket-size radiation in- 1 State of the nation for short but en- about the weather from Burbank to
cater (shown above) so simple that the man-in-the-street can un- joyable visits. Pilots report that flying the air- Mitchell Field, N. Y., we were told that the
derstand and operate it after a few minutes instruction, has been ways and familarizing themselves with the last two hours were a "wee bit rough". We
developed at the University of California, Los Angeles, Atomic '., terrain west of the Mississippi and over the all know that we have to take the bitter with .
Energy Project. The small vials are contained in a plastic ease ; Rockies has amplified their training tremendously the sweet and after all it all "counts on
which may be worn around the neck in the manner of identification '< twenty".

tags. Or they may be fitted to the pencil-like container, right, ;; A "Treat with a Treatment" Night:( flying plays a number one role dur-
for pocket wear. Radiation is measured by color change of the while wait-
ing these cross country hops, so
first
For of them this has been the
chemical t many
liquids.Summer jt opportunity to get away from the smooth ing for the nocturnal highway lights to ap-
iff flying that this locality offers. These flights pear, crew five watched the Cardinals bang
in the "subhunters" out seven runs to the Giants five in a thirteen
School For Area Air Boots : mark another definite step -
i. highly variable field, and. adds to their glee. Inning' contest that put everyone in high"

numerous qualifications i
-T c We might call this a "treat with a treat- That evening part of the crew took in the
At NARTU JaxNaval ofI play that's been running longer than any
Begins Monday ,. ment', as we relate some of the events
the first coast-to-coast flight crew that re- other now playing on Broadway-"Mr. Rob-
five under the erts". Midshipman Jack D Sirrine tells us
Crew
turned here to roost.
Air Reserve Unit Jacksonville will conduct its
Training ,
much better than the book.
I watchful of Comdr. Richard S. McElroy.Jr that the play is
eye
second annual Airman Recruit Training course, commencing Monday
recently departed from NAS Jax with The play better than the book-Brotherl! 'I
when some 60 men from Jacksonville and surrounding area
young Another short of less than
; their "Neptune" nose pointed at the Lockheed non-stop flight 1
arrive to begin their eight-week training. ,q' Air Terminal in Burbank, Calif. Less five hours to Jax terminated the crews 5- "

About 64 young men will attend I are many hour of supervised athletics than twelve hours later the boys were on'the day journey. With the first reports already
the course, including 50 brand new ,; beach Yep non-stop from Jax to Burbank. spread around, all crews are getting mighty .1
recruits and 14 seamen recruits Three members of the Weekend Elmo H. Brown, ADI, the crew's plane captain anxious to get their share of this type training E
from Weekend Warrior squadrons. .
Warriors ten weeks ad- gave the, scoop on the beautiful ,.
All men will be qualified for their are serving Ir, ."- "'n .w>,,,,--
:$ 1 1q.
ditional training duty this sum-
first advancement to Airman Apprentice -
.""\ upon completing their mer to supervise the course. Theyare q.. 1 1o
eight-week's training. Lcdr. Harry Nearing, who will! New Carrier Plane "Skyshark Theatre

be officer-In-charge, Lt. (jg) Bert
The will live In the
youngsters
Udovin and Joseph Bagley, A02.
NARTU barracks during their Guide
They will be assisted! by three ac- TestsA
course and will work five and Undergoes Initial Flight
tive duty members of NARTU including -
one-half days a week, plus watch Malnslde Auditorium
Arthur Van Doran, BM1
;
standing indoctrination during two Movies. : Week Days, 1730-2000 1
Ernest Williams AD2 and
S-Sgt. to
attack designed
plane
of their eight week-ends. They powerful new Navy carrier-type Weekend: 1130-2000 i
will receive a regular airman's Loyal Judd. 'combine the high speed of jet propulsion with the fast takeoff per..

training course with the final two The recruits, carefully selectedon formance of conventional propeller-driven aircraft, is undergoing initial THURSDAY, JUNE 15 .1
week to be spent on the NAKTU the basis of test grades will flight tests at the Douglas El Segundo, California, plant. "Girl from San Lorenzo" with
flight line where they will learn learn much about aircraft engines, Designated the XA2D and Don Renaldo and Leo Carillo.
the T-40 is that
ot engine
plane handling. Also on the agenda handling of small arms, signalingboth named the Skyshark the plane tages FRIDAY, JUNE 16 "
( semaphore and Morse small boat operate on one of the twin turbines
handling, navigation, It
Douglas Aircraft Corporation. turing Charles McGraw and Adele
the
and other allied subjects. is powered by the NavysponsoredAllison alone, thus increasing range
Upon completion of the summer turboprop engine. of the aircraft while carrying a Jergens.SATURDAY, JUNE 17
NAS Performers school the recruits will be invitedto power reserve for emergencies.
The Skyshark's 5,550horsepower ( eliminate "This Is My Affair," starring
The contra-rotating propellers
join Organized Reserve squad built for the Navy
,
twin-engine Robert Taylor and Barbara Stan
Take Top Honors rons of the Naval Air Reserve and by the Allison Division of Gen torque during full-power
takeoff and landing operations.
become regular Weekend War- eral Motors, develops more horse- wyck.SUNDAY, JUNE 19 ,
Jax Navy representatives riors. take-off than other Essentially, a turboprop engine "
power on any "Sierra, with Audie Murphy
which
-. swept first and second places U. S. engine now being flown. I is a gas turbine engine in and Wanda Hendrix.

in the amateur show which op- The Navy's 60-ton experimental most of the is power transmitted generated to the by MONDAY, JUNE 19
ened festivities of the annual seaplane, the XP Y-l, which flew the engine series of re- "Where Danger Lives," featur-
Fernandina Fiesta last Thursday 1 for the first time last month at propeller through a ing Robert Mitchum and F. Dom-
San Diego, California, utilizes four I duction gears, and the escaping erque. ...
In the
of the Allison T-40 engines. gases provide more power
Sponsored by the USO-Red thrust from TlTES.WED.JUNE 20-21
form of a a tailpipe.
Shield Club of Jax, Mrs. Zo The Skyshark, which was flown Another feature of the engine is "The Happy Years," with Dean '
Ann Rhodes, wife of RaymondC. p for the first time on Friday, May the fact that its weight per horse- Stockwell and Darryl Hickman. ':
Rhodes attached to Overhaul 26, resembles in general appear is less than one-half that of
and Repair, danced her way to ance its Douglas predecessor, the power the conventional reciprocating en- When It's
first place in the adult class O O AD-1 Skyraider. The total planepluspayloadweight Lightning,
wit]} her versatile Latin dancing apyj Equipped with folding wings and gine. which the T-40 engine can ,1
number. Second place honors tailhook assembly for carrier operation lift is considerably more than that Hide Under CoversAtlantic
went to the Three Caballeros, the Skyshark may be
which could be lifted by reciprocating -
I any City, N. J. (AFPS)
an instrumental trio from Fleet armed with a variety of airborne
Air Jacksonville.Zo weapons, including rockets, bombs engine of the same -Stay in bed if you want to
aerial weight keep from getting hit by lightning -
and torpedoes slung from
Ann, who also works at LYLO .
O & R, was a big hit at the wing racks. Listed Full CoolerSydnf' That's the advice of Emmet

recent Charity Carnival and the The following persons were Advantages Cox, Chicago fire prevention expert .
The T-40 turboprop engine com- ), N. S. (AFPS)-It you
recent Talent Show. The Three
prehended for traffic violations given before a meeting of i
in
bines two complete and separate get yourself sentenced to Jail
Caballeros perform on Sundaysat during the period June 5 to June the National Fire Protection
the Chief Petty Officers' Club. power units, which connect witha this Nova Scotia city, you'll haveto
12: common reduction gear box that, wait your turn to be admitted. Association here recently. ,
Speeding: J. E. Rehkopf, ADAN. Lightning, he explained, is least 1
in turn, is connected with the The jail was built to house 45
Passing School' Bus: Lt. (jg) shafts for the three-bladed contra- inmates. At present it accommo- likely to strike a metal bed. :

Tigers Lambast O'Callaghan. rotating propellers. dates 85 and there are 65 otherson Other safe places, he added ;
Illegal Parking: V. V. Croley, One of the outstanding advan- a waiting list. are railway trains automobiles, ,

Callahan 167The AM3, C. L. Phillips, AMC; D. J. .... ..... steel structural buildings.
"
Manning, AA; R. R. LJndstrorn 1 Places to avoid during electrical '
ALl, L. A. Newell AEAN; D. E. r I IL. Ii storms are screen doors, stoves, ;""J
NAS Tiger nine chalked upa Wilson, ALAN; J. J. Stafford, ; chimneys, fireplaces, telephones :
16-7 victory over the Callahan, AOl; T. K. Gartner, AOl; J, R. i and electric light circuits. Even ,:4
Flo, baseball club on Mason Lee; R. E. Hollingworth; J. Lara, the wide open spaces are poten- ,
.- Field last Saturday afternoon. AM3; D. A. Dillon, AMI: W, J. L.I L. tially dangerous-such as a golf

Brownie Long scattered seven Wagner, SN. course, he said. .j
hits while working on the mound A. H. Wiesman, ADAN; F. C. I '- .. ,\
for NAS to gain credit for the Ames; R. W. Markus, ADI; A. B RemoleConlrolTourisl

victory. Bonhotel, AK3; W. A. Perry, AD2; I" ..
The local team collected a totalof R. M. Campbell, AN; R. E. Hayward Key West, Fla.' (\FI'S-Earl .
15 hits off two Callahan hurl- AN; R. L. Perkins, A02; J. Weston's car was equipped witha
C. Bard, AM3 J. T. Beach M3 I mobile transmitter and receiver ''
ers. The victory gave then an ; ;
when he arrived here from De,4(
R. E. Jeanes AM3; and R. H. .
even 5-5 record for the season. .
roit. to the of
Schefferine, AT3. : Wanting see sights }
-x- Key West, he called a friend who ..
A monologue is when one wo- II directed him around town, radioed' ':'
man is talking. When two women Sailor: "Where's the head Too ..
t Instructions to find a motor court,
are talking-it's a catalogue. Civilian: "Out to lunch."
.
. then signed off for the night .
I 8 all by remote control.

They Scoffed at his homemade canvas Wings He Got Its! "

Philadelphia (AFPS) Edward w

But Frenchman Really Flew Wilh ThemMeaux Vershey, 36.y ar-old restaurant
F ..t'I counter man believes in giving: his

France (AFPS-For years the world has laughedat customers what they want. One
the story of Darius Green and his flying machine, in which customer shoved a hand deep into
the i Illfated Darius made himself a pair of wings and attempted I j his pocket and ordered "Okay,
to fly down from a roof. Darius failed signally.Not give it to me." So Vershey, who

so Sgt. Leo Valentin, of the French Army. lie recently .., .; .." _.- was drawing hot coffee from an 'J", 4'
made himself a pair of canvas wings and flew with them. NEW CARRIER PLANE-The "Skyshark", a powerful new urn Into a three gallon container, t
With the homemade wings strapped to.his shoulders,Sgt. Navy carrier type attack plane, designed to combine the high let him have it-right In the face.
Valentin jumped from a French Air, Force DC-3, 12,000 feet speed of jet propulsion with the fast take off of conventional air- The holdup man ran away scream

... over Meaux Airfield. lIe glided down to l.&OO. f.ot.on. his canvas -, craft, recently underwent initial flight tests In California. ing.
wings, then folded them and spmpleted the descent. by Equipped with folding wings and tailhook assembly for carrier '
parachute lie estimated he made 135 ,miles an ,hour .while\, operations, the "Skyshark may be armed with a variety of air- Then there was the cannibals:

gliding; with the wings. '*, '.' j ,'W', 't ".* -j> ;j: '\". borne weapons, Including rockets, bombs, and aerial torpedoes daughter who liked the boys ,best
from racks. when stewed.I .
I slung wing they were


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Page Four JAX AIR NEWS 15 June 1950 ,

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Gunnery, Rocketing, Bombing Capt. Early Assumes Duty



I Fighter Pilot of VF-12 Holds Three Nay; E's I As Senior Julius C Early Medical has assumed his duties OfficerCaptain as Senior Medical


I Officer at the Naval Air Station, relieving: Captain James I* Holland
who has been assigned to the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, Navy
Lt. (j jg) Sherman E. Jacksonville area who holds fled for the Navy "E" in gunnery I I' Department! Washington: D. C. ,

Brent, fighter pilot attached three Navy "E's". bombing and rocketing, is The new Senior Medical Officertwho
also believed to have liaison officer with the Bureau of r
I set a record also has additional duty on .
to VF-12, is believedto The veteran pilot, who within unequaled on the East Coast In the staff of Commander, Fleet Air Aeronautics and the Deputy Chief
be the only pilot in the the last three months has quall- achieving excellence ratings in Jacksonville and Commander, Naval of Naval Operations for Air His

three phases of aerial'gunnery. Air Bases, Sixth Naval Dis- duty there concerned supervisionand
Lt Brent garnered his first trict, hopes that this time he will direction of areo-medical research -
i'r. "E" in February of this year in be able to "discover" Jacksonvilleand a very Important part of
I the Navy's vast research program.
gunnery runs on a sleeve and enjoy it more.Stationed .
his bombing and t rocketing "E's" Here Before I After receiving his medical degree -
were earned in :May.: I The last time the 'captain was from the Medical College of

stationed at NAS Jax was during Virginia In 1930, Captain Earlyentt"red .
A TOP PERFORMERThe I the war when, as he explains it, the old Portsmouth Naval ,
t the station was a "madhouse of ac- Hospital at Norfolk where he
high-scoring pilot gathered -
his high percentage of hits 'tivity, with every" building crowded served his Interllet hlp.
while flying an F8F-1 Bearcat to capacity At the outbreak of the war he-
fighter plane. ;I Captain Early arrived here from was staff medical officer of Fleet
Washington where he was medical Air Wing 4 in Seattle, Wash. La-
Being first is no novelty for
the top performer, who, duringhis ter he was ordered to San Diegoas
medical officer of the advanced
combat flying in the Pacific -
during World War II, was carrier training group, remaining;
f
until all including -
operational training
attached to Fighter Squadron
3, which among other achieve- the group, was transferredto
NAS Jax.
ments, was one of the first
fighter squadrons to launch attacks Notes Development
on the Japanese home- It was In 1944, upon finishing
land. flight training, that Captain Ear-
Brent enlisted in the Navy as ly served eight months at the
an aviation cadet in 1942 and station as staff medical officer ,
two years later received his on the staff of the Training Com-
iIiIO); tor of the physiological flight test
OWNS THREE E'S-Lt (jf) Sherman E. Brent, pilot attachedto Christi!, Tex8.8.He
section of Naval Air Test Center,
12 of his F8F-1 Bearcat in repotted for duty with
Fighter Squadron squats on wing Patuxent, Md.
I which he recently set a new gunnery record for fighter pilots in VF-18 in March of 1949 having
this area. The Navy E with letters GRB atest to his skill in achieving previously attltided Iowa State While on duty' with the Bureauof
the "E" in Gunnery, Rocketing and Bombing. College, at Ames, Iowa. Aeronautics, the new NAS medical -
officer had opportunity to observe
3 \ a for. various new developments.

'T ophatters' oPVf-14-Navy's/ Oldest :' No Mystery Among In, is progress outstanding the "omnl-environmental", Captain developmentsnow Early reports .' .


I suit, designed to protect its wearer
SurroundingYour against any condition caused by
Fighter Squadron-Acquire New CO r .b4.-.r..e.we the elements (.
I Ir
Mission Capt, Julius Early Another project being perfectedis
the
"escape capsule" or eject-
___ I able cockpit. The new unit is sim-
1---- ---- -------
Command .of the Navy'soldest I The r e's nothing mysterious : ilar to the one now in Use, except"

: fighter about the reason for your beingin CPO that the entire cockpit is ejected. .
14. of Air Group the Armed Forces Your primary r. .Ii Improvements are also being noted
hands June 10 | : mission as a member of the NOTESBig In oxygen equipment and pressure
Forces is service to he
Robert C. Coats : Armed your : breathing. equipment,, added
country. --- -- -- --
Louis E. Burke I
as I With' this simple explanation,
Examinations Listed ,
t the squadron.The I Armed Forces Talk 326 discusses I Bingo party Friday night'': -

new skipper I "Understanding Your Mission -- i with big and little jack pot games. I! .
For
hatters" as the i Key to Adjustment." Cash and merchandise awards for j Laborers Here

nel are known, was In its di''u..+lon, the Talk each game. ; The closing date for the Laborer -
Intelligence Officer 3i ;, compare military and civilian\ I The weekly dance is slated Sat- (General) examination an-
,Commander Fleet Air life. It takes Into account Innumerable I urday night with dancing from nounced by the Jocal Board of
L'dr. Burke has been i similarities of the 2100 to 0100. Music will be furn- U s Civil Service Examinershas
duty at the Naval two. While admitting certain ished by Milo Jones" and his or- been extended until July 19,
lit Las Cruces, New basic differences, the Talk chestra. 1950. .

Graduating from conclude that civilian life Is Dinner hour music and entertainment This examination, the announ-
Academy in 1940 I not radically' different from I Is planned again for your cement stated, is for the purpose '
his wings at Pensacola military life. Sunday enjoyment, from 1730 to of filling the position of Laborer -
later and then j I As to the principal answer to : 2130. Music by the Three Caballeros at the U. S. Naval Air Sta.

during the past war : the "why" of military service, the tion, Jacksonville, Florida, U. S. I
and aboard the USS Talk has this to say: I The next general assembly meeting Naval Station, Green Crwve J
Ixdr. Coats became "You are needed by your country will be held Monday, June 26 Springs, Florida, and the U. S.
Mor in 1941, having to help the American people'I at 2000. All Chief Petty Officers Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, '
received a BS degree achieve several vital objectives. are requested to attend. Florida.
j Among these are j The following officers will as- Persons desiring to file for this
|j "(1) The security of the United sume office on July 1: position must submit application -
States I President, F Marvin Howard, form 60 and card form 5001
"((2) Mutual defense of free ADC, O & Ri; Vice-president.: Rob-I ABC to the local Board of U. S.
peoples, against potential aggieseion. !ert Simpson, ADC, O & R; Civil Service Examiners, build-
$f'f'.vb > I I urer, James Chestnut, CSC, Com- ing 907 prior to the closing date.
I "((3)) Freedom of peoples missary store; Assistant Secre- Necessary application forms
I where to choose their everY-I I tary-Treasurer, Vernon Erickson, may be obtained from the Boardof
their form of government AMC, FASron Six Examiners in building 907.
World and j Board of William ...
((4) peace prosper- governors: x ...
i i ity." (AFPS) Fisher, ADC, O & R; Comer Ma- "My girl has varicose vf'lns.
---- -- ---- ----- 'I hone, BMC, Fleet Air Wing 11; Doctor. What do you advise?"
Lady Next Door, "Little boy, I' Raymond Rhodes, ADC O & R; I I "Rubber stockings" ,
need a dozen eggs" from the store. { and Walter Cupp, BTC, Medical !j "But Doctor. How do I know i i
:> Do you think you could go for department. she. will let me?" I
"
--- -- -----
I I me?
early| Little Boy"No, but I heard Pa I isay
1 1r
N+SI that he could" I


11 Shifts ...I


?ryden
f I Ceremonies


,_ _______ u__._ ..
i i
1 r : "bomb alley" delivering British x. s& d k. 4 -
Spitfires to the island of Malta.
|I hirer was "plankle" aboard
the USS Franklin from the time .
t' 'she was' roninilbblonfd until herdecommissioning. S

I He warn aboard \ ; \
i the Franklin when It suffered the
I II E vicious attack off the const of ..q

I 1 I II Japan in 1948 when she was hit
4 I l and 800 personnel were lost.
'. S.' /| Lcdr. Werner' served as a second
:;; ; Lieutenant in the U. S. Army In- .

.j fantry for a year, before resigninghis
commission in 1939 to enter
I the Navy as a Naval Aviation
Cadet. He received his wings and d
4
]I was commissioned an Ensign in
>July. 1940.VVerner .
i I came to NAS as one of
r< x t i the first instructors and after F
tours of duty that took him to the I

II Caribbean, Mediterranean and Pa- jF.TIIE \
> tuxent River, returned here in ... .
-
tl fiO FOR BROKE! April this year to assume the duties -
swimming star as executive officer of VF-11. CRYING TOWEk-When word reached him that he was
strikes : The squadron has been assignedthe :to be traruefrred to the Eleventh Naval District as Public Infor-
an
i a' pareu-Tahitian FF "Bearcat" fighter since; '.matlen Offieer, while on location I May 1947, and just recently has U be a FIT Null, who was Physical Training Officer here got the
land, T, IL, during changed" over to the Banshee jet low-down from NAS 'ti Information Officer Lt. Hugh Gar- 1
of her new I fighter! becoming the first squadron .,'n1;' ;Jtlt ,wJw'swppHed the,,necessary literature for orientation.
". We cf CAG-1 to be assigned the (When the *H*.4Ha wm a"er. the crying towel was brought outr.
Lore Song" ,
I ,,,
: .J"" ""
altitude forti Lcdr. II.
,Jett the islands too high ppttd, high fighter '


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15 June 1950 JAX All NEWS Page Five i y I
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-"!,. Air Group Seven. ; 'Carrier Air Group Four '



Back at Quonset

Decommissioned HereCarrier

After Tour Here


Operations completed, three Air Group Four, the third air group of Fleet Air

squadrons of Air 'Group 7, of Jacksonville to be disbanded within the past eight months,
decommissioned in ceremonies last Thursday morning.
was
Quonset Point, R. I., which _.._
-- --
Recently returned from an extended -
has been taking advantage of
Mediterranean cruise, Air changed to Battle Carrier Group
the local flying weather since Group Four became a part of 3 and Comdr. Stream was relievedby
May 24, left Wednesday morning Fleet Air Jacksonville in Febru- Comdr Charles H. Turner,
for Norfolk where they ary, 1949 The other two air presently acting Chief of Staff to
Commander, Fleet Air Jackson-
within the
decommissioned
will go aboard the Carrier groups ville.
past several months were Air I
USS Midway Yv Group Eight and Air Group Thirteen Comdr. Turner F Caldwell, who
Fighter'Squadron 71 returned to set the then world's speed recordof
..'. Quonset Point last week after N Personnel"' Dispersed l"' ", over 650 miles per hour in a
I
completing carrier qualification Over 700 officers and enlistedmen I Douglas "Skystreak" took over
landings aboard the USS Wright of Air Group Four were on the air group prior to a cruise in.
here off Mayport. VF-73 will re- hand to hear Comdr. Richard H. the Guantanamo Bay area

... main here until Friday, when that Burns, commanding officer of the When the group changed its j
squadron too will return to its I > air group read orders that offi- designation to Carrier Air Group
home base. i. .; g4Nt cially decommissioned the group. I Four and joined Fleet Air Jax, it I I
When Air Group 7 boards the Men of the decommissioned unit was under the command of Comdr
Midway, it will begin to preparefor will be assigned to other billets. I James J. Southerland who was ;
a Secretary of Defense Cruise, "'1t Commander Burns will assume later killed taking off from the
which is to get underway June 19. duties as executive officer of the I' Roosevelt In the Jacksonville area.
Several pilots of VF-17 attached to Naval Air Facility base at Chin- I' Three squadrons of the group,
CAG-17 will also take part in the coteague, Va., while it is expected : VF-42, 42 and 43, took part In the
operations, expected to be observedby } that the majority of the seasoned North Atlantic cold weather train.
President Truman f', : pilots will journey to either Pen- ing cruise last year. Final cruise
VF-71, which qualified with jet sacola as Instructors or join other before decommissioning was the
.. aircraft aboard a light carrier for ,. units on the East Coast. A few I recent four and one-half month's
the second time while here, 'willfly .0. of the pilots will remain to be assigned Mediterranean cruise.
from Quonset to join VF-72, ---. -- ". ,.o .' to units in this area. -. ---
VF-74 and VA-75 in Norfolk for SOME TURTLE-Stanley Lumley left and Kenneth Bessette, Enlisted personnel will be wide
No NSLI Check
i the coming cruise_ right, hold their prize catch, a 30-pound turtle, which they snagged,. ly dispersed at various shore
I while fishing. in Casa Linda lake here.Summer's establishments and aboard ships

I .. .. .. .. on the East Coast.All' June 30th
BreezesA --- -- By
Four
-
I. --- Group originallyformed
as Air Group 75 at Chin- ,
Wave recruit saluted her superior coteague, Va. in 1945, came here
she asked.officer: "Where do we eat?" Here, That's For Sure in February, 1949.IIIII"tr101l8. History Then Write VA

"You will mess with the Marines Comdr. B. S. Stream was the I! Washington (A Fl'SIf! ) you area
," she was told. first skipper of the group. Des National Service Life Insurance

"I know that, Lieutenant, but Lads Snag 30-Pound Turtle ignation of the group was later ] policy holder: and have_not..as. yet
where do we eat?" received your refund dividend
ma'am" Practices What She 'I checkbe patient There are one
)t )j. )j. million others Just like
I you.
+ Preaches However the Veterans Admin-
,
"You're R cheat!" the first lawyer With the closing1 of the ..
I'a. AFPS! ) She'8I
accused his Rig Tn" Pittsburgh ( istration has announced, that if
opponent.
l married a lot of people but only you have not received your NSLI
"Youre a liar! the other turtle
let an ordinary
I recently did she become a bride. refund check by June 30, then, and
or ted. a big 'un, weigh-
The Rev. Mary Elizabeth Kunsel- I not before then, write a letter to p
Then from the Judge "Now pounds and meas-
I man, an ordained minister of the I Mr E. G. Joseph, Director, Special
that these attorneys have long with a soft
Methodist church, has performed i Insurance Projects Service, Veterans
fled each other, we shall identi-I wide. I(
15 marriages. Late last month she Administration, Washington,
with the case.
and Stanley pulled became the bride of the Rev Harold : D. C. A prompt investigation will
*
the water I. Zook local pastor whose assistant i be made and reason for the delay
f Daughter there are two words I was that they she'd been for two years. in payment will be explained.
wish you'd promise me never to a sting ray. They ---- --..-. ('I The Administration said recently -
use with ex- Where There's A Will that 90 percent of the $2,800-
One of them Is "swell" and the what was on the I 000,000 NSLI refund money has
ether's '"lousy." almost fell over- There's a Way, they say been paid In the past four months,
Okay, mother, I'll promise.. What I their boat. I Providence 11. I. (AFPS) Fall I but applications are being received
are the words ? dragged the ure to pass the English language daily.L .
I m."A offices of the All- requirement In the qualification a t est Treasury tabulationsshow
The romantic marine sighed: where the office test didn't stop Henry Lakomski I that since last Jan. 16, 13-
.
"Haven't I seen your face somewhere of matters Both from enlisting in the Army here I 786,939 checks have been mailedfor
else ?" wanted to break recently.A a total of $2,508,705.163.31. an
"I don't think so," she replied, "mother" Stanley former Polish national, he average of more than $180 each.
"it always stays! here, right between first and ex- was determined to enlist even r
my ears." "Mother, we though his knowledge of Englishwas Farmer: You can't go wrong on
.. here and it's as slight. So he attended night this mare. She's sound, gentle, a
She: "I'm living in a dormitory coffee table." school. When later he returned to good worker and a fine saddle
while I'm at college" claimed their prize the recruiting station Lakomski i horse
He: "A what?" carve their names I passed the test with flying colors. City Man: What I want to know,

She: "A dormitory Surely you on the turtle's shell Now he's Pvt Lakomski, I is. she. tender.. ?
know what a dormitory Is .What it in the St ------ -
hd you sleep in while you were ,
In the Navy1 I nt :},
He: "My skivvies." .
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Local Crews Hustle To Answer Atlantic Alert


tl" .


i, As Teletype Clicks Perilous Message at 0300


I By Newton E. Delchamps t

I The teletype clicked out ready at all times to land and manded by Lt (jg) Robert
.... the perilous message; "C-46 pick up survivorr with the Burrell, made radio contact
)' whims of the sea permitting.The with the Saufley and receiveda r tt'w
DOWN AT SEA-Latitude 27
:, long wait was to follow statement from the pilot,
degrees, 51 min. North ; Long -Then the word came-A Captain Halsey.] of the lost t.
itude 75 degrees, 32 min. Coast Guard PBM had sightedthe ('ra ft.

West- SIXTY FIVE ONDOATID" survivors and had dropped *
eleven hundred pounds of sur-
vival equipment. It was estimated THESE "on-the-scene" remarks
The Fleet Air Wing Eleven that about 45 survivorswere were swiftly carried
r Corn-Shack commenced to hum, floating in three rafts. The back to NAS and relayed to
all staff officers were alerted, Coast Guard plane landed hereat the local press. It was the fine
it was 0300 Patrol Squadron the Naval Air Station where work of Lt. (jg) Burrell and
Five picked up the tempo and the crew was given an oppor- his crew that enabled] the men
in a matter of minutes flight tunity to rest and relate their of the press to create banner
.
crews from the barracks, homes experiences. headlines of the catastropheand
and ashore were starting engines to make clear the con

: -hecking all emergency TIlE PATROL PLANE Commander flicting and piece-hieal reports
equipment, assembling the latest Lt. J. M Waters, received by the press from _
communications data, loading readily] reported that his copilot their: varied'sources..
extra survival; ] gear and had done the actual sighting Another unit of Fleet] Air
making ready for a long and The Coast Guardsmen gave Wing 11, VP-23, arrived on the
tiresome
search. the desVoyer, USS Saufley) a scene in time to get the first
bearing on the sighting which pictures of the survivors being
IN THE READY ROOM the in effect, created a rapid rescue picked up by the Saufley) ,
pilots) were plotting in the positions These aerial shots were rapidly -
and receiving last min- Even though the seven planesof ] released to the press upon

ute briefing "Mother Need"* VP-5 were assigned an area their 'return to NAS Miami. __ w. .m....
was beckoning and the Sub- of "no return", each square The Navy, Fleet Air Wing
hunters were answering her mile) of water had to be Eleven and more particularly] FIGURE IN PLANE CKASH RESCUE-The crew of the Coast
rail because in approximately throughly scanned around the Patrol Squadron Five proved Guard FBM that first spotted survivors of the C-46 which crashedin
two hours, seven out of eight last known position of the ill- to be ready when needed to the Atlantic last week are shown relaxing at NAS after their
available] aircraft were wing- 'Sated C-46. After all life rafts perform a valuable' public] service all-night search. Thirty-seven of 65 pasengers were later rescued
ing their way to the assigned had been emptied of their pas The Sub-Hunters of.Fleet by destroyer. Front row, left to right, are, W. J. Brown, ALl; N.
search areas sengers and with 37 survivors Air Wing Eleven had once Passmore, ALl and 11. F. Bolte, ADI. Center, Lt (jr) J. H. Dur- ,
Two PBY Dumbo rescue renting quietly aboard the again shown their mettle as a fee, co-pilot; A. J. McCullough navigator, and Lt. J. M. Waters, ,
planes from NAS Jax also USS Saufley, a Neptune of valuable and indispensable segment pilot In the plane are W. J. Relnhart, ADI; W. II. Wurthmann,
aided in this extensive search, Patrol Squadron Five, com of the U S. Navy AD3 and 11. A. Hemingway, AOl, "
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GOLF WINNERS Here are
Baseball uniforms, like other wearing apparel, appear to winners and runncrs-up in the
]be, going back! several decades-back to the years when collared recent Spring Cup !Medal Golf
shirts, rainbow colors and nee-length pants were the meet. Top photo, left to right
1 Kay Sampson co-winner sec.
"thing" on the diamond. ond class; Sam Horton, runner- ..
When Fred Haney, coach of the Brooklyn-owned Hollywood up first class; Glen Barnes first
: Stars, clad his team in shorts and T-shirts for the now class winner; Frank Lusk, co-
winner second class: Comdr.
historical April Fool's Day game against Portland over two Porter F. Bedell, NAS executive
:XnonUis ago, he sent the "change-bug" into action in organ officer who made the presentations
ized baseball. ; John Paolayzi, third
Never had a more drastic change been made in the class winner; James Cranston.
fourth class winner Charles
;
[wearing apparel of ball players since Iloger Bresnahan introduced Miller third class runner-up

shin guards for catchers in 1907. The guards he and Stanley George, runner-up .
[twore were for cricket, but now baseball has the standard m fourth class. Lower photo, .

"baseball shin guard which has saved many a catcher misery. women's Shirley Rixey play,, first left class to right win

i Majority of Changes in Shirts ner; Nana Henderson second
class winner Louis Gingrich
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Of course, minor changes were made throughout the winner third class and Elaine

years since 1900, but they failed to take hold and were JI ill is, runner-up third class.
dropped soon after they had been brought out for the publicto Absent from photo are Olive
view. niyth first class runner-up and
Dall Russell, second class run
Just recently, since Haney's Twinks made their much Goin ner-up.

ridiculed appearance, other teams have begun experimenting SplitIn

with uniform changes, mostly on the blouse part of the Infra-Mural Softball


,outfit.The San Francisco Seals appeared on the diamond with Last Four ContestsJaxNavy's Schedule AnnouncedThe

fclip-over knit nylon shirts, bearing gaucho-style collars and second round of competition '
only three buttons, shortly after the Stars split the base- in the station intra-mural
diamondeers broke in four tilts the
ball fashion world open. The Seals' new shirts bear a strik- even over Softball tournament begins this
week of action defeating Chatham Field 13-6 and 8-4
past afternoon at 1500 with the ten
resemblance to the shirts ball in the
ing worn by players after losing to the Waycross lied Sox, 4-3, and Fernandina, National League combines play.
gay nineties. ing on five of the diamonds
60.The scattered about NAS.
Macon\ Peaches Like Blue Trim local baseballers are scheduled
i, to battle Wesconnett of the 'eighth inning to break a 3-3 tie The National league also plays
According to Arnold Finnefrock, sports editor of the North Florida League on Mason I and give his team a 4-3 triumphover next Tuesday and the American
Florida Times-Union, the Macon Peaches of the South Atlantic Field Saturday at 1430. Sunday, Jax-Navy on Mason Field loop begins second round play "
League really go in for a "colorful" game. The Peaches, NAS plays host to the Arco Clubof last Sunday. the latter part of next week.

it was reported, played several home encounters clad in long- Brunswick, Ga., and Tuesdaythe A nine-hit mound performance I Three teams dropped out of
Meeved shirts with blue cuffs and blue-bordered V-neck- McCaffreymen are scheduledto was turned in by Navy's Bob the American League and
" open play i in the City League Becker who suffered his sixth loss haven't been replaced. A com.
lines. The shirts are made of rayon-cotton and have a red against Terminal at Glen Myra. in eleven starts. I pletely new second round sched. .
satin "1\1" on the front with red satin numbers on the back. The league fray is pending, how Each team scored lone talliesin ule nad to be drawn up. '

!lAt least, it's patriotic-red, white and blue. ever, for a play-off may be nec- the first frame as Waycross Expected to one of the top ,;
essary in the first round where a scored on two walks and a single games today is the Hospital-Sup-
Long-sleeved shirts put in their first heralded appear- close race is in progress. and NAS put together a sacrificeby ply fray :on Diamond No. 6,whichis
Rnce back in the early days of baseball-1870's-along with Top Chatham Twice Don :Manning and a single by located in the Hospital area.
the padded trousers. They were worn until the early 1900's Other teams in the City Lea. Dick Clark to score Ewing Mc. The 'medics" are one of the top
when[ the blouse and sweatshirt took over. Now they may gue, which will open its second Sparln who had reached first when teams in the National loop. 1
round of play Tuesday if the he was hit by a pitched ball TODAY, JUNE 15
return. first round is completed Sunday, An error, a walk and KeithChurchill's Security vs VF-12-Field No. 2
include Downing Brothers, Hard- CPO's vs VF-13-Diamond No. 3
Shirts Were Worn line double the
Turtle-neck gave
[ Photo Lab NARTU Field No.
/ age & Sons, and R. C. Motor vs
locals two runs In the third, but
In the 1880's, tight-fitting pants, which snuggled at the Lines.
Waycross scored lone tallies in the 4.First
with full-collared in uniform will be Lt. vs VP-5 Field No. 5.
Knees were worn along the long-sleeved Servicemen fourth and sixth to tie up the
phirts. A shirt which buttoned on the left side almost over admitted free to the City League game. Hospital vs Supply -Diamond

the shoulder was the vogue in the late 1890's.The ced games Wednesday.Prior, coach McCaffrey. announ- Suffers Shutout 6.TUESDAY, JUNE 20

Detroit uniform of 1907 which had a top resem- to Monday, the local dina's Three-hit Charlie hurling Tomlinson by Fernan-the First Lt. vs SupplyDiamondNo.

bling a short-sleeved sport shirt made the Tigers a dressed nine was in a decided batting I North Florida League nine gave a 6-0 2.VP5 .
:up ball team. The Bengals won the American League pen I slump garnering only 26 hits in i triumph over Jax-Navy last Fri- vs Photo Lab-Field No.
six encounters for an average of
3.CPO's
nant that year. less[ than five hits per game.A day.Charles vs VF-12 Diamond No.)
High collars, resembling those on turtle-neck sweaters; 17-hit attack not only gave Webb gave up nine hits
Were popular in 1913 with the sleeves of the blouse reaching the locals a 13-6 eleventh inning while on the mound six and two- 4.VF13 vs VF-12-Diamond No. c.
thirds innings for Navy. Jake Du-
almost five inches below the elbows. triumph over the Chatham nine 5.
vall finished the tilt, allowing only
Cubs Tried to Change Monday few but it raised more thana one hit a double In the seventh More than-x-95 percent of Ameri '-I

'' White Sox fans in the mid 1920's may remember the Jake batting Duvall averages.and Joe Gushanas with two men on. can-born pro hockey players are

:vari-colored uniforms the team sported. The Chicago Cubs split the mound chores for Navy Becker was the only local playerto natives of :Minnesota.
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tame up with a two-toned jersey ensemble in 1941, but the allowing only eight hits. Duvall reach second base. He singled *
the winning pitcher. sharply to right field In the third Carl Hubbel pitched an 18-lnn-
change was dropped for various reasons. was Gushanas Hurls Win I inning and stole second. Ing shutout against the St. Louis
One thing about the uniform changes being made to- Chatham held a 6-5 lead going Fernandina scored twice in the Cards in 1933 and he didn't issuea
flay The designers are aiming for a set goal-more speed, into the eighth when Duvall drewa I first and four times in the 7th. single base on balls.

durability and comfort. Whatever the outcome, we've got to walk and latter came home on
resign ourselves to the fact that we are living in a changing Clark's single to tie up the game
Tars Ball Game Tickets Await
and send it into extra innings.
five
world.Just The locals then garnered
how streamlined baseball uniforms will be several hits, including a triple by Bob
decades from now may only be guessed at. But, let's hope Becker, in the eleventh frame to Winners Of Weekly Snorts Quiz
very change is for the better. win the game in a walk. Clark 01 .. ---- ,
collected three hits in five trips Leroy McDaniel, TN, of X-4 holds the record for the most
'h to lead the locals in batting. division not only became the consecutive seasons as leading
According to a news release from Washington, inter-
Jax-Navy broke another tie first two-time winner of the base stealer of the major
service tennis and golf tournaments are scheduled for the game in the second til, against Jax Air News Sports Quiz leagues" is George Case of the
latter part of this summer.A Chatham when Becker tripled to Contest, but he also becamethe Washington Senators five
tennis meet will be held at Washington July 28 and start a four-run rally in the first to receive a prize straight years-1039 through
29 while Army, Air Force and Navy golf teams will meet at eighth, which broke a 4.4 deadlock for his efforts. 1943.
and the locals a 8-4
gave Two free tickets to a Jack This week's qulzzer is:
Fort Benning, Ga., August 16 to 19. triumph. sonville Tars home game, do- "Who WM the only catcher
The twelve golfers to represent Navy in the inter-serv- Lefthander Joe Gushanas allowed nated through the courtesy of ever to appear In over 100
Ice tournament will be selected from the field of contestantsIn only eight safeties to the Jax Baseball Club business games In one season and come
Chatham nine over the full nine- manager, Crowther Boyd, will out with a fielding averageof
the All-Navy finals at Pensacola the week of August 6.
Inning route. Gushanas also led be given away each week to .1000?"
The All-Navy tennis touranment will be at Annapolis, the batting with four hits in five the winner of the Sports Quiz. Bring your answer to the
Md., July 16, the Department of Defense announced re- times at bat. McDaniels was the first to Jax Air News office room 123, .#
Harry I Raulerson- played the reap the reward. main administration buildingor
cently.Boxing is the only other sport on the 1950 All-Navy leading' I role for Waycross' Red Correct answer to last phono extension 8184 or
Sox as he pitched five-hit ball and week's query, "What player :216.
calendar. banged out a home run in 1 he

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For NAS CrownTony Fray Against City FoeA 'i


Grego and Bill Baker sterling no-hit pitching performance by moundsmanEd y

, :will meet on the local golf Bucherich gave the NAS Varsity softball nine a 2-0 de-

,, course tomorrow afternoon to cision over the powerful Duval Motors nine at LackawannaPark

battle it out for low medalist last Monday evening

honors in the 1950 station ', a It was the local combo's sec-
ond win in the second round of his peak within the next two
championship golf tourna- city league play. The other vic- weeks.
ment. The two divotdiggersscored tory was over C. W. A., 2-1,last Ralph Jones, who has taken
74's to tie for the cov- vex week after the Navy softballershad over the coaching duties of the
eted position in the qualifying dropped a brace of second team in place of Dick Garver,
half frays. I has made a notable change in
rounds last weekend.Play the lineup. Jones lost Ray Hale
Slated to meet Cecil Field last !
was slated to open in the and Charlie Wheeler recently.
annual affair Tuesday with the tIfa11biI1SistiOUT be night inactive, the NAS in softballers until will I Dick Bradley has moved to short
first round to be' played off by next Wednesday loop evening play when stop and Frank Stewart has taken
Sunday. over his old spot at second where
with the
O&R Civil-
they tangle
Approximately 64 golfers entered Hale left off. Chuck
ians in tussle at Lack- Boyer, who
a nightcap
the tournament, but all of thequalifying plays at first base most of the

scores weren't listed. -.... .. -_.......... ,,"' awanna.The locals captured the first time, is in centerfield replacing
Four Flights have been formed Wheeler.
with 16 golfers to the flight, their AT FIRST-John Seymore of the Waycross Red Sox is half crown with an 8-1 slate, and Jack Smelley, one of last year's
positions in the Flights having out at first base by a step as Ewing McSparln, NAS first sacker, their 2-2 record in the second veteran players, has taken over
been decided by established handi- tags up and prepares to send the ball "around the horn". The Red race still gives them a chance to the catching duties.
( caps on the local course. Sox won this fray 4-3. cinch the city crown. If they lose I Score In Sixth
the second half, a play-off for the
A number of divot-diggers who Bucherich fanned nine
Duval
, are favored to finish high in the laurels will be held.
Second Half Intra-Mural 'I men in the recent 2-0 affair
tournament are Bill Foulk, Bill Bucherich Improving while local batters were held ata
I McWilliams, Jack Piva, Glen ( Bucherich has been complaining standstill by Shanty Hogan until
Barnes and Bob Theil.Baseballers Title Chase of a sore pitching arm since the sixth inning.
Begins TodayBecause
I the season: began, but has been A two-run single
, by Smelley
working steadily to it into
Card get in the sixth scored
of their positionsin Navy's two
shape. His no-hit pitching performance -
be available for when
publication I runs. Gene Horton and Charlie
the ranks of the sta- ...
20 Contests upper the results of all first round games I is sure sign of improve- Tibbet opened the rally with successive
City tion intra-mural softball tour- have been compiled. ment and he is expected to be at singles and Bradley drewa

Jax-Navy's baseball team nament after one full roundof Games scheduled for the first walk before Smelley came
will play 20 games in the sec- play, Ordnance and Gun- week of action in the second half J7CT Ct through with his bingle. .

ond half of the Jacksonville nery, Fleet Air Wing 11, of play, which begins today are i Horton led the locals at the
listed elsewhere on the sports !plate with a double and a single.
City League, Coach Frank Overhaul and Repair, Hospital pages. i NAS garnered a total of six hits
McCaffrey announced early I and Security will go into 1F1'J off Duval's Hogan.

. this week. Eight of the games the second half of play todayas Trip C. W. A. Nine.

will be played on Mason Field. heavy favorites in the race Tibbet Hale Bucherich contributed to the 2-
1 triumph over C. W. A. last
The games played here will startat for league honors.
Wednesday when he pitched
1430 Sunday afternoons while ZZ r Jul
:. Ordnance and Gunnery's power- Take TableTennis three-hit ball.
the week day games, all except packed nine came out on top in If an intra-mural golf tourna- NAS scored its two runs in
one, will be played on the Glen
the first half of in the Amer-
play
ment is ever organized on the sta- the initial frame on two walks
Myra. diamond in Jacksonville at ican loop with a 8-1 slate while Title tion, Hospital should boast a pow- and three singles after C. W. A.
2000.A Fleet Air Wing Eleven and Over- erful combine with such playersas had tallied a lone run in the top
.. charity game against the haul and Repair were tied for sec Charles Tibbet and Ray Hale Sam Horton, Guy Stahr, Bob of the first inning.
Waycross Red Sox, which the locals -
ond with 7-2 Slates.
. emerged as station table tennis Luckie, Frank Lusk, Joe Sullivan,
lost a 4-3 tilt to last Sunday,
Hospital was undefeated after Denton and Whar- Neale coach of the Phil
will be played at the new Jack- doubles champions when they de- Charlie Dwight Greasy ,
sonville Beach stadium, Sunday, seven games in the National loop, feated Bob Becker and Pete Oley- ton on duty there. All seven of the adelphia Eagles football club, usedto
but was scheduled to meet Secur-
divot-diggers play a fairly fast be a big-league baseball player.
nick three out of four matchesin
July 8th.Following .
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ity and VP-5, two tough teams, the finals last week. game and score well under the
is the team's schedule
this week. Security boasted a 7-1
100 mark. The University of Arkansas hada
from Sunday, June 18, until Aug- slate Monday.All The winning duo dropped the a guard named Rushing and an
ust 27.June. of the teams will hold the first/ duel 19-21 to their opponents,
end named Linebarrier on its football
IS-Brunswick, here records they.compiled in the first then came back in flashy style to Frances Denton, after striving team .
0Iun1 '.%()-Terminal, Glen Mjra round of action, and complete take the next three and annex for months to break 50 on the recently.x
Air Station golf courts, finally
June 22-Chatham, here. them with nine more games in the the championship.The .
June 23-Chatham, here realized her ambition. To proveIt
second half. second battle was another Tars Return
June 24- June 25-Green Cove, there I' scored 49 on two successive days.
The 18-game, straight-through the winning end. They then I
June 26-Atlanta Depot, there tournament, Physical Training of- !took the two following.games 21- Here MondayAfter
June 27-Atlanta Depot, there ficials agreed, still gives some of 5 and 2115.: Barry Helfenstein and Billy
June 29-ownlng. here the lesser teams a chance at their The top pair gained their berthin hang, two well known junior golf- a week on the road Hal
July llanlage/ here respective league laurels. the finals when they defeated ers at NAS, recently departed for Gruber's Jacksonville Tars returnto
July H.C.Mtrs.., Glen Myra When the loops finish the second Gene Kidd and Jake Duvall 21-10 Coral Gables, Fla., to compete in their home grounds Monday to
July 7-Tf'rmlnaJ.' Glen Myra half of scheduled play, the league and 21-16 in the semi-finals. the Florida State Junior Tournament open a seven-day home stand.
July Waycross Sox, Bwu-h winners will battle each other in Oleynick and Becker won over being held there. The Tars open their home stay
July 13-It. C. Mtrs., Jax: Park a series for the station championship. Jack Duncan and Paul Franke 19- with the Charleston Rebels in the
July 14-Downing, Glen Mjra Hospital was the winner last 21, 21-13 and 21-16 in gaining their Comdr. Dave Henderson took first of a four-game series Monday
July 16-llanlage', here year. finals berth. leave to sharpen up his golf game night.
July 20-Craig AF, here Ordnance and Gunnery cinched Tibbet was runner-up in the for the station championship. Augusta's Tigers follow the Rebels .
July 21-It. C. Mtrs., Glen Myra i the top rung in the first half last singles tournament last month. here Friday, June 23 for a
July 23-Terminal, here I week by downing FASron. 109, Awards will be presented to all Cmdr. Charles Robertson and three-game series.
. July 25-Hardag Glen Myra 4-1. four of the finals contestants by Mrs. Robertson have been taking Night frays at the Myrtle avenue
July SO Downing, here Hospital ground out a pair of the NAS Physical Training and their turns on the local golf course ball park start at 2015, whilo
Aug. 4-UC Mtrs., Glen My're* victories last week. The "medics"topped Recreation Department. while the Comdr. is on leave. Sunday frays commence at 1415.
Aug. Terminal, here VF-12, 15-0, and took a
Aug' 10-Downing, Glen Myra close fray from NARTU, 10-9.
Aug. 13-Hardage, here Standings of all the teams will Williams. Curtis Roe Advance
Aug. 15-Terminal, Glen Myra'Aug. ,
20( -1C. C. Motors, here The Amelcan ski Jump record I
Aug. 24-Hardage, Glen f\r'ra. was set by Torger Tokle at Iron- In Station Tennis Singles, MeetOwen
Aug. 27-Downing:, here wood, Michigan, with a leap of
*-City League Games. 289 feet
Williams, 1949 sta- tie beg a;.. In the third and deciding -
tion champ, Len Curtis and set, Boldrini held a slight

Skeetmen Measure 6 Foes George Roe battled their way edge over broke his Abbott's opponent serve and finally to

into the semi-finals of the win 64.However.

Blasting out a neat 478x-: 1950 station tennis singles Boldrini was defeated
500 Pendergras broke 97 targets > 3'H championship last week-end. in the quarter-finals by Cur
triumphant 35
score, Jax-Navy's while snooting for Jax-Navy. Williams took a quarter-finals tis who posted scores of 6-0 and

skeet team scored over I Other entrants In the firing match from Bill Willis, 6-0 and ,62.In
six other service teams in a and their scores were as follows: 6-3, to remain in front of the I the other quarter-finals .
shoot at the Jacksonville Gun W. R. McElroy, 95; R. G. Kin- MC field. The champ was seeded match. Roe scored a fast victory .
Club !last weekend.The caid, 95; R. Fonvielle, 94; J. S. 5 y first in the drawings with George over Bill Graham by taking two L
Wright, 92; C. R. Myers, 92; J. .. ,> > Chalmers, second; Curtis, third; successive sets. "
six other service teams en- Barleon, 91; H. O. Brown, 89; B. and Roe, fourth. Roe's withering forehand drives i
tered in the shoot were NARTU, McKnight, 88; S. Ferguson, 88; Chalmers was slated to play and his almost perfect drop shots
FASron Six, FASron 109, Ma- L. A. Oliver, 88; R. J. Bishop, 87; Bill Elliot ira quarterfinalsduel told heavily against his opponent. '
rines, ComFairJax and the Jax- C. E. Cavolire, 87; G. Gausch, early this week. The fourth-seeded player took
Navy No. 2 team. 87; A. LaGasse, 86; A. J. Touch- In the only first round match the first set 6-0' and won the sec-
Wayne Eddington an Bill Ar- ton 86; W. J. Belfy, 84. played Don Boldrini won over ond 6-3.
thur tied for ............ .. .. .........
high gun honorsin A. T. Ellison! 83 R. S. Thistle, -- --""" """" --- Tom Abbott 9-7,4-6 and 6-4. The Williams, who is charge of the
the regular firing when they ,,83; J. J. O'Brien, 75; D. C. Car- HEAVY SLUGGER-One of other seven contestants received tournament, announced Tuesdaythat
scored 98xlOO's, but Eddingtontook ver, 74; A. G. Gordon, 73; R. the leading stickers of the byes into the quarter-finals. the finals are expected to be
the laurels when Arthur de- Adair, 73; R. M. Cooper, 73; C. NAS varsity softball nine is Boldrini had to go a long way played by the end of this week.
faulted. D. Edinger. 72; W. A. Ready, 70; left-handed swinging outfielder to annex a victory in his first set Conflicting duties have caused
Nick Gallitano fired a 93, W. J, Mitchell, 70; L. Neese, 67; George Tirpak who swattedthe with Abbott, but finally won out the postponement of one or two
Herb Pistole hit 92 out of a possi- J. E. Hendry, 64; and R. La- : sphere at .470 during first 9-7.) Abbott came back to take matches and no definite date for
ble hundred clay birds, and Ken Gassee, 55. half of play in the city league. the second /set 6-4, then the bat- the finals could be setI



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These hot clear summer days

, that are upon us certainly invite
serious consideration to the sug
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Do you know what your shop gestion- which is gaining mo '

committee is for? Do you know mentum-of a department picnic.

,,' your representatives? We would The Beach, Goldhead Branch
hke to explain this committee a State Park, and Kingsley Lake
,. little for the benefit of some of are among the several sites sug
a our ,sew employees. gested so far Any ideas you may
have on this subject-especially
Sh committees are primarilya
p which if you second the motion of a
medium through
manage. picnic will be welcomed
by
ment and employees meet for their
Fred Quina, extension 311. It'll
common advantage, to promote
mutual cooperation understanding: require a goodly number of"ayes" ..
and conficence. They make and before any definite stepsare
taken. Let Freddie hear
from
receive: suggestions for the im- '
'emont of physical working you.Sadie
pro A .w C and Jim Turner-as
co"11 Ions however the shop committee
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they became known at long last .
Is not a grievance committee. -
this past Monday- exchangedtheir .
' "I do's" in a home ceremony -
If you have a problem, you will .1 i i with several Supply-ers
save a lot of time and worry if 0;. -'- (present and "ex") in attendance.Sue .
1. you will take it up with your shop : NAS Adams, Cis Stillman, How-
committee and let them iron it ard Paul, Rachel Geiger, and

out for you.N'F'RN __ _'_ __ .. _, ,.. Polly McDonnel were among
W"-v & &- -- I
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Annie Smith of the Technical Ser- GIFT FOR FATHER-"Just the thing for Father's Day", says Harold J. Scobey, S\ of Com- change that "quiet ceremony" into -
vices Section has received an extension munications as he examines a pair of slippers clerk George L. Atchley shows him at the Navy Ex a rousing and noisy send-off.

of time and will be withus change. The Navy Exchange has gifts galore, including ties, shirts, bathing trunks, shaving kits, After properly decorating the

for a couple more weeks sporting goods, socks, slacks, and fishing: gear, which are sure to please Dad on his day-this Sunday get-away car, most of the guests
Chief Harkness, of Transportationis June 14.Service. accompanied them all through
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now wor\king in Building 902 a* -- town, down the main drag and

an Administrative Assistant. Pal Teamwork several miles out of the city
Equally CLASSIFIED
of his time will be spent with the j limits horns tootin' and hell.

Boy Scouts Mimi Bailey of raisin' all the way.
the Design Division is leaving Saturday Vital During Peacetime JobBy I I BULLETIN Marie Nieset is gravely ill at
to visit her daughter and St. Vincent's hopspital. This is
son-in-law Lt. and Mrs. A. E. II As another reminder, to readers Marie's second trip there this
Bower of Atlantic City. She will Armed Forces Press Service the Jax: Air News will not year .Ray Forrest is "excess-

also spend about 10 days in New 1 I accept want ads deemed as"commercial" ing" in Atlanta this week and 4'
Teamwork wins wais. Teamwork Is equally vital in the peace. I .
York before returning to work. !such as articlesfor will trek up to the mountains before .
of Armed' Forces of the Armed '
time job our -- since one peacetime job sale or hire This column
returning to work on the '
Richard Garth, son of Mr. R. M. _
Forces is to be ready for war. will continue however to list
26th.
Garth, D & C Coordinator
received This teamwork-so to
I important I' all other items pertaining to Incidently the first few days
his Masters degree on JuneS the Armed Forces' results from' team are the sum of the qualitie
I housing, rides wanted, lost and Ray was off- helping to get
from the University of Tenn the coordinated efforts of individuals of its individual members. It list I
found and miscellaneous
announcements ready for the trip-he announced
essee. states Armed Forces Talk these qualities as: ,
to Willis wife, that he was an
JOHN I:. Mt'RrilKV of Com 325. | 1. Sense of r"I|M>i>sll illty- and Methods Examiner
FOIL tNT Organization
NAB-6 Transportation is offering'a' I In no other calling is teamwork shouldering. ; your |.art of the 3 room apt., refrig., gas stove and therefore could tell hera
to anyone who can tell "more vital to success than in mil- load
and pvt. bath. Mrs. Chapman, number of more efficient waysto
him what %. Knowledge and skill
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"organic equipment"might I itary life the Talk avers. "The 720 Gilmore Street, Ph. 79282. perform .housework. Where
be .George J. Gemming nature of military opetations in knowing your job and doing itwell upon Will folded her arms and
4 in Unfurn.
of the Fire room apt., duplex.
i
T? Department really got makes teamwork
war or peace declared "Well, then, I'm an
hot at last weeks Shop Committee 'I a life-or-death matter. Unlike 'I 3. ('ollllll..r14..e'- relying Oilyour".11 with kitchen equipped. Redec-
literally Administrative Officer, and if
orated. Mrs. J. L. Andrew
meeting. Everybody got hot under I the outcome of a football and Inanimate. you know how to do it so well\,
2222 Street Ph. 7-6415.
the collar but no one was quite game, victory or defeat in war 4. Pride resisting yourself Myra YOU do it'!" ..
.. as hot as George. There was a is crucial." your job, your TKAM. 3 room duplex apt. Elec. stove Frank and Lucile Wood moved
heated argument going on and he "Teamwork is a CONSTANT requirement and hot water heater. $51 per ,
Always Ready I i into their brand spanking new
seemed' to be in the middle of it. I ," the Talk concludes, mo. Mrs. Schuman. 6142 Firestone home of weeks back.
a couple
It seems as though he was car- Pointedly emphasizing the im- "Whatever his job, regardless.of t I Road, Ph. 2-3086. Their place is a block from the
rying an unusually large cigarette I portance ofthe individual's worthin how small his responsibility may 3 room furn. apt. Will accept Blanding Blvd-San Juan Ave.
lighter in his hip pocket and the the vast machine that comprises seem to him. every Serviceman'saSt'ignm small child. Mrs Bauldree 5363: district. .Margaret and
thing lighted up into a nice flame the Armed Forces, the Talk observes -1 nt 1 la elated directly to Harold Ph. 2-9885. shopping Orville Booth have also moved

:r when George decided to get all'' : the mission of his outfit and of Second floor apt. i in Carswell into their new home in Spring

fired up. Evidently he didn't see '! They (I the Armed! forces) the bigger outfits to which it be Apt. Bldt. Completely furnished Park Manor-the sub divisiont'

the "NO SMOKING" sign In large I must IM MI well organized longs. $65.00 per month. Mrs. at is 'laiming more Supplyers -
red type hung in the center of the that In time of war every available Carswell, 2864 Oa! Place" Ph. than the third deck of 110.

room. (And George, you're a fireman and qualified man lit used Tricky QuickySome 2-3949. The Bill Coby's expect to occupy -
.too!) I In an alignment for 'which 3 room furn. apt. Pvt. entranceand
I tourists stopped| | at a their new home in the Manor
We are certainly sorry to report I lie In hfttt united, and for 'Hhich newsstand' and purchase pOt (- pvt. bath. $60 mo. Accept in about two weeks. And the
that R. T. Mosley Shop Personnel I he has lawn trained." I card views! of the city which children. Mrs. Hodges. 2023Dell..ood Felix Mendel's will take the

Supervisor is again in serious The point is." continuesthe cost ] cent ea<'h. The> total Ave, Ph 7-6492. holiday weekend 'over the Fourthto
condition in the Talk, "that in peacetime the ; Ftirn. apartment. $50 mo.
hospital. We do amount spent| by the party was garage settle in their new beach res-
hope that Mr. Mosley is well soon. job of administration training intelligence between $3 and $3.: .'>0. Each Mrs. White 1446 Edgewood idence Marjorie Carmichael: / .
Sorry also to report that Miss communication, and I tourist bought the same number Circle Ph. 2-6864. will become a June bride the I
Wewer is still on sick leave and supply is just about as complexas of card, and strangely Ocean front sleeping rooms or last of this month in her homeat
hope for her a speedy recovery. I the comparable wartime job enough the number of card will share home with working Starke.

though on a smaller scale, and it 1 bought by each was the number couple Mrs. Riles Ph. 3884 _--
calls for the same high order of of tourists In thus! party. Neptune Beach. House Trailer, 1942 model 22 ft,

Cops Said Yes teamwork." I How many tourists were there 2 story house, unfurn. Murray New paint outside and varnished ..
tv..n'olw HaM Job and how much did they spend? Hill, $50 mo. E. H. Millan, 4849 inside. Butane stove and
Individual soldiers individual Plymouth St., Ph. 8-9742. trailer ice box. L. A. Nowotny,

He Said No- ; airmen individual sailors Individ- Last week's solution\ : Joan: Furnished rooms single and shop 4116. O&R.AIISSCELI.ANEOUS.

I ual marines are the basic units of I 3.1 minus 3 equal! 30. Henry: double. Convenient to NAS.
Jury Puzzled the Armed Forces team, the Talk 5 times 5 pliia 5 equals 30. Suitable for gentlemen or Lost: Vicinity of chapel, 1 gold

declares.To I Freddie: 6 time 6 minus 6 couple. Reasonable. Mrs. B. cross and chain. Lt. Myers .
Montgomery. Ala.FI'S( )- : prove this point the Talk equal* 30. Schultz, 1447 Avondale Ave., 5000 E, NAS, ext. 213 or 8171.
TlM, speeding fine wa $10, but emphasizes that the qualities of a I| P'}. 25930.Bedrooms Ride wanted: to New York, 15,
Glenn Saunders beat the charge I for rent near Edge- 16 of 17th of June. Erwin Ro-

'-at the cost( of $200-and he's I I wood. Hertzman, 3338 Randall, gick, 3543 Randall, Ph. 8-5598.
happy l about It! Jlf"'" also happy 1, Pho. 8-9192. Lost : Pale blue-rimmed glassesin

yi that hf wa, at one time, a K-17 ; 2 room furn. apt $37.50 mo. Old red case in Lake Shore vic-

pilot. Iron Kettle, Old Orange Park inity. Teasley, Ph. 8-6119.
sr )1 r. Saunders "Miowrxl under"a { Road, Inez Arflin, Ph. 2-521 Wanted: Four riders from South

jury by producing hookN, maps Orange Park. Side Estates to NAS. Chief ANbertme.

effort \ New and modern furn, & un Ph. 9-3083 or ext. 689. t
turn apts and sleeping rooms. Licensed nursery. Infants to 5 yrs
tically, geographically and anatomically Downtown and suburban. Paul old. Reasonable rates. Mrs.

that Its wa Impossible| Howard, 117 E. Church, Pho. Parrish. 2937 Algonquin Ave.,
for him to ln 1e"lnO/ to 55 mile* f ya 16r3J and 2-0070. Pho. 25355.
an hour as the polio alleged. FOR SALE -x-

Saunders exxjinuied| on friction, rY .2 bedroom cottage, completely "Joe, where did a dumb schrnoe
braking coefficient, degree of curve I furnished. Boat goes with like you get those two good lookin'
} .*, acceleration, factor and road ( ',. house. Lake front site on SanteFe blondes I saw you with last

t elevation and, rises. The jury reversed Lake. Warren Folks, 1141- night?"
the ( lIy Court's dtx-Ulon.! A Allegheny Ext. 367. "It was da queerest t'ing! I was

"If you guys try to arrest him 2 bedroom house, kitchen equipped walkln' tru da lobby of da Tnov-

again, you'd better put a slide $650 equity. R. C. Walker, les when I sees a. little door mark
rule on those "CI""dII"'," one F< M 3.err 4734 Kingsbury Ave., Ph. 8- ed 'Ladies.' So I opened it, and

juror remarked 6800. Jere dey were!"
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Love At First Sight I .

Is Bunk, Says ExpertNew ? i I Send Your Jax Air News Home

York (Ari'S) Poppy 4

cock That's what a family relations .
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expert says about love at PLACE
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first sight There isn't any such : TWO
d '
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he He also adds there'sno '; '
thing, says. CENT ,
such thing as falling in love ,
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either. Ralph G. Eckert consult-
ant to the California Departmentof HERETO

Education, says: i .... _.__. ... .. ...
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"The test of 'love' i4 how muchdo :.
you really enjoy a person' INSEPARABLE COMPANIONS-New equipment for the Army's

How much do, you care about his paratroopers in displayed at Fort Bragg, N. C. by Cpl. Victor Martin
happiness ? How much do you admire -, left, and Pfc. Kenneth Monson, right. Cpl. Martin carries a
, him ? How much do you respect general purpose bag plus a COmm mortar. The huge bulges under
f him Is there normal physical hit arms are new type life preservers. After his chute opens, he I
attraction? Love U all of will release the bag and mortar will all 20 feet below him and

these and more." I be suspended on a web belt. Thin. insures that landing lint will I
take up part of the initial shock. .

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