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17 )I\r. v,1" ':, Carrier Air Group Eight ;

,', Placed In Commission .,

Officers and men of five Naval Air Reserve squadrons assembled 1 at the parade :j

( grounds Monday morning to place in commission Carrier Air Group 8, which became the

first carrier air group in the Atlantic fleet to be entirely composed of reserve squadrons.
' Commander Vincent L. Hath- air group and in welcoming themto from NAS Atlanta, Georgia;
orn, formerly executive officer of his command related the col- I Fighter Squadron 921 from NAS
(: sf the Navy Photographic School at orful history of previous air St. Louis, Missouri; and Attack
Pensacola, read his orders during groups that have been designatedas Squadron 859 from NAS Niagara
I the brief ceremony which'gave Carrier Air Group 8. I Falls, New York. '
him command of the air group, Previous air groups bearing the
.\ which is the fifth such group to I IN ADDITION to Fighter designator "8" have added many
achievements in the annals of Naval
be designated as Carrier Air
Squadron 742, which is local
aviation, and the pilots and
Group 8.
squadron from the Jacksonville
of the
men original Carrier Air
r'- Rear' Admiral Alfred E. Mont- area, the newly formed air group Group 8, which was commissionedin
gomery, Commander Fleet Air is composed of Fighter Squadron 1941, gained nationwide atten-
Jacksonville addressed the assem- 916 from NAS Squantum, Massa- tion with their heroic deeds during -
bled personnel of the all-reserve chusetts r Fighter Squadron 671 the Battle of Mldwav.LV .
\\5: Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery '- -- -- SPITE OF terrific odds
Commander, Fleet Air -- against them and the heavy losses

Jacksonville, conducts an in- they suffered, the fighting
-- -
f' j. personnel .. bombing and torpedo squadronsof
?; ofeFighterfSquadron CAG-8 attacked the
',,' 921 from huge Japanese
I .. ;-, St. Louis during commissioning fleet which threatened to
'< ceremonies of Carrier Air take over in the Pacific and sunk
". Group Eight Monday morning. or' damaged so many of the Nipponese
t\\ "' y With Admiral Montgomery are ships that the enemy wa
Lt. Lynn II. Pulford, command- forced to withdraw.
I t '.j ing officer of VF-921, right, and Perhaps the most familiar name
l ," Comdr. Vincent L. Hathorn, directly to emerge from the battle which
:'t; in rear, who is command- has been called the turnnig pointof

r ing officer of the newly formed VOL-3 No. 55 Naval Air Station Jacksonville Florida April 12 1951 the Pacific war was the name
! '. Carrier Air Group Eight. of Ensign Tex Gay who while
I, (Please Turn,to Page 2, Col. 1)

)r: : Chief Marine Air ',: ",,; ." ,t : .. Charity CarnivalTo

Ii :. Reserve Training Be Housed In

ib: p, Visits NARTU

I$ ,'''. Brig. Gen' William 0. Brice, Three; hangars will be need-

../: ; ., Commander, Marine Air Reserve ed to house this year's Navy

::1, '* : Training, conducted a Charity Carnival accordingto
'J two-day inspection this week the Board of Governors

i "' of,the Marine Air Detachmentof report. The Board has assigned

NARTU Jax and of Marine floor space in Hangars

Fighter Squadron 144, now on 113, 114 and 115 to departments -
-- '
, "*" active military service. COMMISSIONING' t EliES=Officers and men "five reserve squadrons which comprise and activities!

, < General Brice's inspection Carrier Air Group Eight are shown above as they assembled for commissioning ceremonies Mon- sponsoring booths and enter
marked the final one for VMF-144 day morning. They stand at attention as they are welcomed aboard. : tainment features.The .
) prior to the transfer of the squadron second' annual charity
to various points of initial de Cross Section Unit event will be held. May 18-19, coinciding -
plo 7ment, with observances of
'I Flying in from his headquarters Armed Forces Day which falls on
I <- at NAS Glenview, Ill., General FIVE CRACK RESERVE SQUADRONS FROM FIVE the 19th.
Brice was accorded a 11-gun sa- Profiting by last years' experience -
) lute as he alighted from his plane STATES COMPRISE NEWLY FORMED AIR GROUP when limited entertainment
E ." here Monday afternoon at the was provided for small fry, the
, NARTU Immediately Board has assigned the entire
hangar. up.
: on his arrival he inspected the Although the officers and is well known in Naval aviation I annual cruise to Pensacola where I south half of Hangar 115: to be
I circles as the inventor of the I they qualified their pilots on the transformed "
into colorful
full Guard of Honor of dressed men of the newly formed all- a
: Cabot and in 1950 madea
his black light "wool suit" which is USS they dieland."
Marines who assembled
in reserve Carrier Air Group 8 cruise to Miami, Florida.
"" honor. used on carriers for illuminatingthe I Many Amusement
Inspect Facilities come from widely diversified Landing Signal Officer at Fighter Squadron 742, made up Every conceivable amusement
civilian occupations, the ma- night. of personnel from this area, was I appealing to a youngster has been
cep Local officers who acompaniedthe jority of them have two The only CAG-8 squadron whichis originally commissioned at Cecil planned by O & R, which has been
general on his NARTU inspection not what could be termed an Field in 1946 and later the same I delegated full charge of the project
things For the
tour included Capt. Raymond common. East Coast unit is Fighter Squadron year was transferred to NARTU Fish ponds, balloons, ponies,
r ..' N. Sharp, commanding officer most part the pilots and men 921 which was activated re- here. !cotton candy and soda pop, plus '
of NARTU Jax; Lt. Col. have had previous active Na- cently at NAS St. Louis, Missouriand Called for active duty on the those thrilling rides on the fire 'f
w Frederick R. Payne, commanding val or other Armed services is commanded by Lt Lynn H. first of February the squadron I trucks sirens at full blast, "
officer of the Marine Air Detach- Pulford from Wood River, Illinois numbers among its personnel 'were their delight last ;year
ment and Major Thomas E. Mob- experience and all of them many men who worked at NAS I all be there. which"t"t"
ley, commanding officer of Marine have been training regularly Squadrons Intact Jacksonville in civilian capacities.I Back will be the popular :.
Fighter Squadron 144. while in "Week-end 'arrior" This makes the third time the A good percentage of the enlistedmen I dorado Saloon" where the commanding j
\' .' Tuesday General Brice, accom- status. squadron has been in Florida for, were employed in Overhauland I officer will hold absorb-
;- panied by his staff of ten, inspected following commissioning in 1946 Repair where they acquired I ing conferences with the "boys in
"" training facilities and accom- Their past Naval service cou- the made two week the back "
) squadron a useful I specialist and technical room. "Country Store",
pled conscientious
plishments to date of VMF144.He attentionto skills. so successful a year ago, also will .
also inspected all of the NAR- training and performance of be retained, as will the of I
Share Your Air News Include Local
duty with various NARTUs has Squadron ,
TU spaces utilized by the Marine ,skill, driving and putting range
Reserve squadron since its recall made it a comparatively easy task When you are finished with Lcdr Edwin A. Fisher is the for golfers, and a .22-caliber rifle
to active duty early last month. for the personnel of CAC-8 to return this copy of the Jax Air News, commanding officer of VF-742 range.
to-active duty and has been since the squadron
please it to buddy : New Features
>. On General Tour pass on your -
In the case of all the was commissioned. Lcdr. Fisheris
', squadrons I to read. I New will be FasRon 109'
?. The inspecting general's trip comprising CAG-8, their recall to Due to the steady input of a decorated veteran of Pacificair "Bomb the Sub", two bomber
here was a duplicate of the one active duty has been within the' personnel at NAS, it is becoming combat and in civilian life is booths sponsored by Operations,
,'. made last week in which Rear last three months and prior to a problem to arange a a business man of Atlantic Beach, and a cork shoot, operated by Se-
.,,:\ Adm. Austin K. Doyle, Chief of I Monday's commissioning, personnel suitable circulation and distri- Florida. curity.
: : Naval Air Reserve Training visited of the squadrons have been bution system. Too, due to the While the majority of pilots of Other department and unit
'. *A two local Naval Air Reserve busy polishing up any rusty spotsin rising cost of printing, it is VF-742 have ben with the squadron sponsoring booths and *
', squadrons, VP-741 and VF-742, administration, flying and impossible to print enough pa- about two years, Lt. John P. are Physical Training and Welfare
t : which have been recalled to active maintenance work. pers for every person aboard Richardson, who was employed in Administration, Communications
I ;?+***. military service. Many Combat Vets the station. (Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 1)) Dental, Industrial Relations,
;.. ; Both flag officers are presently In coming months the squad -- Medical, Public Works, Supply
10 V.; conducting tours of all activities rons will be engaged in rigorous and Fiscal, Mosquito Control, Fas-
t I'J-'V,.. in their far flung command of 27 { and intensive training phases to Ron 6, Naval Hospital, NARTU,
1" &' Naval Air Reserve air stations I complete their transition from civilian NATTCenter, Navy Wives and
11 and Naval Air Reserve Training life to active duty. Commissary and ComNab-G. Navy .
:." Units that have squadrons serving -I I The proportion of officers and Exchange will provide food and ;
I .; now on active military duty. men of the squadrons who have drink booths as well as tickets.

1\".. .. I had actual combat experience is All proceeds derived from the
I exceptionally high and these annual two day event are used to
\: Telephone System trained battle veterans have provide a station fund from which j
;,. served as examples and teachersfor (Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5)) a
the few newcomers to the i

L1'" Operated By PWThe squadrons. AK'sae
Coming principally from the 2 Outdoor Pools
administration and oper- area around Rochester, Buffalo I!
ation of the station telephone, and Niagara Falls, New York, the i To Open SaturdayThe
'. system has become a function personnel of VA-859 were recalled I Y
,,. '. of the Public Works depart- to active duty on the second. of t .g .' Mainside swimming pool,
ment, and no longer operates February. | located in the rear of the
under the Communications department VA-859 was commissioned as a : Mainside Recreation Building
reserve attack squadron two years and the Waves' pool, situated
I All correspondence concern- ago at NAS Niagara Falls, New TAKES COl\IMAND-Comdrr- L. Hathorn reads orders in the Waves barracks area,
" ." ing, telephone facilities shall I. York and is commanded by Lcdr giving him command of Carrier Air Group Eight during commissioning will be open for use beginning
be addressed to the Public I Richard Ev Moot, who in civilian ceremonies here Monday. To rear of Commander Hathorn Saturday, Physical Training officials
Works Officer, building 903.. I life is a member'of one of Buffa are, left to right, Capt. Allen Smith, Jr., Chief of Staff, ComFair. have announced. "
Telephone bills will continueto lo's most prominent law firms. lax; Rear Adm. Alfred E, Montgomery Commander Fleet Air Both fcoola will remain open t
be payable-at the telephone I Lcdr. Moot garnered many medals Jacksonville; John Horn, flag lieutenant and aide to Admiral from 10W to 2100 daily Other '
1 business office, room 150, main and commendations as a combat Montgomery, and Lcdr. Millard C. Thrash, Operation officer of pools on the base will be opened
;'administration building. I pilot during the last war and the new Air Group. in the very" near future. ,


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Page JAX AIR NEWSJ..a April 12, 1951

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l. Report From Washington
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J..i>>:;/, _<.. L. "' '' ,,..r' House Passes Amendment To NSLI Law

Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air

Station. Jacksonville, Fla.NAS Jacksonville Navy Opens Drive To Recruit MusiciansBy

Capt. Douglas T. Day_Commanding Officer Armed Forces Tress" Service exceptional circumstances and the regulations
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell_.Executive OfficerLt THE IIOUSE of Representatives recently governing issuance of overnight passes have
Lorenzo W. Baldwin Public Information Officer passed two amendments to the National Service been tightened. Barracks checks have been

Fleet Air Jacksonville Life Insurance law under which, if the Senate initiated, and commissioned and enlisted per
Rear Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery _Commander concurs, dividends on NSLI after January sonnel living off-post will be required to attend .
Capt. Allen Smith Chief of Staff 1, 1952, would be applied to future premium one reveille formation per week.
Fleet Air Wine Eleven payments unless the policy holder specificallyasks .

Capt. Jesse S. McClure ___........_._.?....?.?..?.?...-?...- Commander for cash. TilE NAVY has suspended acceptance of
Comdr. Joseph B. Tibbets Chief Staff Officer The amendments also provide for doubling applications for active duty Reserve commissions -
Naval Air Technical Training: Center the present $5 monthly for each $1,000 NSLI in the Supply Corps. Applications for inactive +I'

Capt. Lester K., Rice ........._....__.._._M....._... Commanding Officer authorized for payment to policyholders who duty commissions are not affected.
Comdr. John A. Gamon Jr. __.._'____._..._ Executive Officer pay extra premiums for disability compensation. -,
Naval Hospital Final action on a proposed bill to pro- INDIVIDUAL ARMY enlisted Reservistswith
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton_Commanding Officer vide all service personnel with a $10,000 death less than one year to serve in their cur .
Capt. Guy E. Stahr_Executive Officer graturity free is expected soon. rent enlistments will not be ordered into active "
NARTU service. Those who volunteer for 21 months
Capt. Raymond N. Sharp Commanding Officer REP. PAUL A. K1LDAY (Tex.), chairmanof of active service will, however be accepted.
Comdr. Laurence D. Ruch _Executive Officer the Armed Services Pay Subcommittee, has M *
introduced legislation in the House to authorize THE NAVY will welcome applications for
Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration reenlistment bonus payments to the ap- active duty by Reserve chaplains in the gradeof
building. Phone extension 8184. proximately 22,000 Servicemen who re-enlisted lieutenant or lieutenant, JG.
Editor-Andrew H. Planey for Indefinite periods of service prior to Octo- *
Staff Members: John L. Almond; Barbara Rickman, SN; ber 1, 1949. The Career Compensation Act THE NAVY HAS opened a drive to recruit
Gerald Hynes SA. made no provision for such bonuses." Early action .- musicians, especially clarinetists, oboists, flu
The JAX AIR NEWS:: U published weekly at tile U. S. Naval Air Station
Jacksonville. Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated fundsat expected On the .new Kilday measure. tists, saxophonists and French horn, piccoloand
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev. bassoon players. Applicants meeting requirements
Nor. 1943.: Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the THE AIR FORCE, has reactivated Moody will be enlisted as apprentice sea" '
the Naval Air Naval Reserve Hospital.Training Unit. Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field and AFB, Valdosta Ga., and stationed a fighter men and trained at the Navy School of Music, (

.vbeSJ AIR NEWS Is a memtxr ot the Armed Forces Press Service. Reproduction wing there. The base has been on caretaker Washington, D. C.
of material from these sources must bear a credit line. Republication status since August. 1946, prior to which timeIi .
Of ot other Editor matter JAX AIR, HEWS.Insurance .service publications Is prohibited without permission was used as a basic pilot training school. ONE LARGE insurance company has eased
The Air Force also announced increased activity the aviation restrictions in its policies to pro-

Bill Not Law Yet at Dow AFB, Bangor, Me. A wing vide more protection for Armed Forces flying
headquarters and three National Guard squad- personnel within most of the Western Hemi
rons entering active service will be added to sphere. The liberalized clause permits full face

Warning! Do Not Surrender Your the wing headquarters and one squadron now payment of an airman's policy if death is
stationed there. caused by an aircraft accident occurring with-
in most of the Western Hemisphere. ,
Present Service InsuranceAs TO ENABLE the quick assembly of Military Good record of military aviation within the
District of Washington Service personnel in Western Hemisphere during a time of increased ....
case they are needed, issuance of three-day activity, was cited as the reason. Others
a result of a great deal of publicity on the subject, many passes has been restricted to cases involving are expected to follow suit. .
members of the Armed Forces are leaving themselves wide open ... _
when it comes to their National Service Life Insurance. vice Aam. A. struoie, commander -
Medals Commendations toYC62 of the Seventh Fleet irt ..
According to recently published information, every serviceman the name of*the Secretary of the
now serving in the Army, Navy Air Force, Coast Guard or Navy Francis P. Matthews.
Marine is receive $10,000 worth of life insur-
Corps eligible to Men for Korea EffortFour From the commanding: officerof \
ance, should he or she die as a result of mishap while in the the
Leyte Capt. T. U. Sisson,
military service. A air medals and five gold stars in lieu of air medals were commendations were given to Alton
awarded Friday, April 6 at ceremonies at Cecil Field to pilots of Lee Cook AN; Paul Bevis
Such Is by no means the case, for the proposed bill, which Composite Squadron Sixty-two, one of the Navy's crack photographic Dickson AF3; Harold Henry
would grant free insurance to personnel has passed only the reconnaissance outfits who.served aboard the USS Leyte in the Thomas, AN3; and Ernest Ray
House of Representatives and was not concurred in by the Korean combat zone. Turpin, AD3, for their outstanding -
Senate. In addition, four enlisted men efforts in caring for the
who served with the squadron's The awards to Lt Alexatos and and while the
The Senate's version of the measure would grant a max- planes equipment
Lt. Irvin made in
were absentia
killed in the detachment on the Leyte were Leyte was engaged "in almost
imum of $10,000, if not already insured to those since the former has been detached
line fo duty since June 1950 and for a period of 120 days from presented with commendationsand from the for with continuous combat operations
squadron duty
the enactment of the act commendation ribbons. Four against hostile North Korean and
others received commendations the Bureau of Aeronautics in Chinese Communist forces." f
from the skipper of the Leyte. Washington and the latter is now .
Do not surrender the Service Insurance you now hold, for attached to NARTU at Pensacola.
under the law should do it would prevent the
present you so Air medals and gold stars in Recipients of the commenda- Theatre I
surrendered policy from being re-instated leaving the
upon lieu of second medals were pinnedon tions and commendation ribbons
service. In other words couldn't take out any National Serv-
you were Norman Ellsworth Annis,
Lt. Barclay Wilmot Smith. Lt.
ice Life Insurance when leave the service. During the periodthe Guide
you Leroy Elmo Irvin Lt. George ADC; Roger Nelvin Burdick, ADI;
policy is surrendered, you are without protection.So Haxton Winslow and Ens. Ed- Roy Abraham ATI; and Wesley

if you feel the necessity of changing your present policy mund Eastman Goodwin "for meritorious Thoburn Place, AF1. MAINSIDE .
or if you are dissatisfied with your present insurance, see your : achievement while participating These awards were made to Thursday April 12
Benefits and Insurance Officer before tossing it over. Remem- in aerial flights in the these men for "meritorious serv- "Fort Savage Raiders" ... -
ber, you owe this obligation not only to yourself but to your Korean theater" during the periods ice" in maintaining the detach ____Charles Starrett
loved ,ones as well. of October 10 to November 11, ment's aircraft while embarked on Friday, April
"The Fat _Jack Smart
1950 and November 17, 1950 to the Leyte, for maintenance of the
Saturday April 14
January 19, 1951. electronics and photographic .
"Isn't it Romantic" Veronica Lake "
Five Crack Reserve SquadronsContinued During each of these periods the equipment in the planes. Sunday April 15
pilots "participated in 10 combat "Soldiers Three", Walter Pjdgeon
( from Page 1) photographic missions over enemy The citations accompanying the Monday April 16

the NAS Supply Department priorto have Fine Records territory," according to the citations awards pointed to the tireless "Katie Did It" --Ann Blyth
recall, is a plankowner of the which accompanied the work of the men in keeping the Tues., Wed.. April 17-18 ,;
squadron. Commanding VF-671 is Lcdr. awards. aircraft and their equipment in a "On the Riviera" Danny Kayt
Hugh K. Price of Atlanta who is high state of readiness and relia- NATTCenter
Activation of Fighter Squadron Comdr. Leroy W. Keith, com-
671 from Atlanta Georgia on Feb- one of the squadron's many com- manding officer of the squadron, bility and in overcoming material Thursday, Apirl 12 ?
ruary 1 opened many fine posi- bat veterans and is credited with made the formal presentations following shortages to contribute "materi- "I Can Get It For You
tions in firms and businesses of downing five Japanese planes dur- his Inspection of the squad- ally to the heavy damage inflictedon Wholesale" _Susan Hayward
the Atlanta area as a good many, ing World War II. ron's personnel in Hangar 13. He the enemy" by the VC-62 Friday April 13
of the officers and men of the' Pilots of Fighter Squadron 916 was assisted by Lcdr. R. B. Dalton squadron "Isn't It Romantic" Veronica Lake

squadron were employed in man- from Squantum, Massachusetts executive officer. Awards were authorized by Saturday, April 14 .
agerial and executive capacitiesin amassed a creditable record while "The Fat Man" _.Jack Smart

the area.Similar I flying duringthe war. Listed Sunday, April 15
among their achievements are the "Santa Fe" _Randolph Scott
to the other reserve sinking of a Jap battleship, 2 de- 1 K S r'rsy Mon., Tues., April 16-17
CAG-8, VF-,
squadrons stroyers, 5 enemy transports 1 "Soldiers Three" Walter Pidgeon
first commissioned in
was light cruiser and 2 submarines.Lcdr. Wednesday April 18
1946 and drew upon the former "Katie Did It" ___Ann Blyth
service men living in the Atlanta A. J. Fecke, commandingofficer ,
area for almost all of its original of the squadron which was
complement. also activated in February of this Charity Carnival J'
year, accounted for seven enemy
aircraft during his combat activi- (Continued from
Page 1))
ties in the Pacific.
CAG-8 PlacedContinued
> ; rsM proportionate contributions will
The skipper of VF-916 makeshis f be made to charitable organizations
( from Page 1) home in Duxbury Massachusetts 5Ca .! Ax'S n of national repute. In this
where he was a steel products Irksome individual
flying with Torpedo Squadron 8, <4n way campaignsare
salesman before being recalled to -5 eliminated
pressed home his successful attack -, 5k aboard the sta
. on the Jap carrier Akagi, de- active duty. < /
spite the fact that all other planesof One fact that is common to all -
his squadron were downed by members of the newly commis- tion.DIVINE ;
anti-aircraft and fighter plane sioned air group is the determination -
fire. Ensign Gay was the sole to make their air group one
survivor of Torpedo 8's attack on of the top air units of the fleet
and to carry on the tradition of 5 ,. SERVICES
the enemy.
Carrier Air Group 8. '


Air Group 8 was disbanded and NARTU StationkeepersFrolic S Protestant /""
recommissioned three times the
last time previous to Monday's At EM Club S 0930-Services, All Saints' Cha. "'
commissioning was in 1948 when 'r c': : : pel (Sunday School) ,'
Carrier Air Group 8 became one The first of a series of monthly ; 0915-Naval Hospital ChapeL .,

of the fleet units comprising the parties for NARTU stationkeepers _. .. -.. S 1015-All Saints ChapeL .
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then newly formed Fleet Air Jack their families and friends was '
sonville. held last Friday night at the VC-62 AWARD CEREMONY"Norman Annis, chief aviation Catholic t

Under the command of Com- NARTU Enlisted Men's Club. machinist from Composite Squadron 62 at Cecil Field receives a 0830-Mass, St. Edward's ChapeL \
mander Richard Burn, the air The first party was attended by commendation bar from Comdr. Leroy W. Keith squadron commanding
group operated in the Jacksonville more than 100 persons. The Ey officer, during award ceremonies last Friday. Annis was 0930-St. Edwards' Chapel (Cate..
area until December of 1949 Sirchuck! Trio provided music for one of several VC-62 men awarded medals and commendations for chism Class). (-
when it was again decommIs- dancing, while Ben Siodla gave their work while serving aboard. the USS Leyte in the Korean 1030-Mass, St Edward's Chapel. r.
sioned. renditions on the piano. combat zone. 0645-Mass at Hospital ChatxLI


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__. / April 12, 1951 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

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t Station '-" ( Navy To Establish OCS For I

1'1 T. Dialogue Enlisted Men This Summer

Washington (AFPS)-An officer
I r ("Station Dialogue" provides an candidate school will be established grade E1. Those now possessing
I opportunity for military and civilian \ by the Navy in June for Navy higher pay grades will merely
: personnel of NAS to voice enlisted men. have their rating changed. For ex-
f their opinion on a question put rd''S+2r +AK'F __ While designed primarily for ample, a first class quartermaster
" to them by a Jax Air News reporter Naval Reservists, Regular Navy would be changed to OCl-pay
r, '. ). personnel will be eligible to apply grade 6.
f ; ,.\ for the school. Tentative date for To Enroll 300
, Today's Question Is: "Do yon opening of the new OCS at New- At least 300 men will be enrolledin
yourself think it is possible or port, R. I., coincides with closingof the school each month. A new
, Impossible for the United States the officers' indoctrination class will 'convene during the first
I to reach a peaceful agreement school at Monterey Calif. week of every month with the

'I with Russia?". New OC Ratings total training for the general line
' -. .. The Monterey school Is sched- Indoctrination course will last but
I' f '. James Wolfe. AD1-X2-NAS uled to close with graduation of 120 days.
, '*Th n<_. only .nOI.. :._..,., _?_ the present class May. Newport Those successfully passing the
sible way to I facilities will be made availableto course will be commissioned 'ensigns -

IJ.; have peace with ++ ,,, the new OCS by return of in the Naval Reserve. In the
rl ,
Russia is to con- r RI+ a7r rrrYW. the Naval Academy Preparatory case of Regular enlisted men, they
tinue to build up School now at Newport to Its pre- will be discharged and immediately -
r ri1' our strength.: vious home at Bainbridge Md. enlisted at their old ratings and
Russia is the aggressor .
she In line with the new school in the Reserve.Qualifications .
' started ; this the Navy is establishing a new which will neces-
1 g iCorrectly enlisted rating-that of officer sarily limit eligibility, include:
whole business
! trying to enslave candidate (OC). This will be 1. Possession of a baccalaureate
: the world her I given to those attending the degree from an accredited collegeor
When the
way. 2. Must be in excellent physical
I Moscow crowd : Men enlisting in the Naval Re-
f : "
condition, between the
of 19
, WolleII : ages
know what's in : ,I, ,, serve selected for OCS attendancewill and 26, inclusive.
store for them I believe they will V,4.lliIIlll/ft"IQH-iIH. ',1/1'/ IIIf1'I' 'II" n.fllJ.JiL be enlisted as "OC" and draw I .

t r .. start talking peace.I .'/ : : S I'JL..OJiII,, ,..!I. "' ,_ ...._'_ ,__ the pay of a seaman recruit-pay
I 'I *
Frank VF-916 I I Who's Who
i Marsh AN -
I ''The nnhr wa ..._ ._ Identify These Aircraft
Y And Win A Prize. A '

'I \i., free America nations and the of w A In DefenseADM.

i, the world can
I obtain peace Jewish PersonnelTo
I ; with the Russians FORREST P. SHERMAN
f is to over- Chief of Naval OperationsTook
f power them and Get Welcome
scare them to oath as CNO and was pro-
r death. They are :;' moted to Admiral November 2,
1\\ trying their ut- During PassoverNavy t' ; 1949.
t"". most in- have the r'u-_ f: .. Born in Merrimack N. H., Oc-
I J j people; behind Marsh personnel of Jewish faithin ,' tober 30, 1896 Graduated from
I I'1 the Iron curtain the Jacksonville area, have Melrose (Mass.) High School .
' to turn against America. They been invited to attend various religious r, .:, : : Was student at Massachusetts In-
have a fat chance. The free peo- services and a Congrega- '\ : stitute of Technology when he
''lot. pie of the world will never have tional Sedar dinner at Congregation t; .:i'I: : : "', was appointed to the U. S. Naval
peace with Russia regardless of Ahavath Chesed (The Tem- t" : Academy in 1914.
what happens." ple), in observance of the annual Graduated from Naval Academy
I' festival of Passover which be- Class of 1917 Received
I Chief Charles! Shell NAMT\ (A) gins April 20th. Class of 1871 Prize for being most
: "It is possible _."_ .... The announcement inviting the Determination Wi ns Aircraft proficient in ordnance and gun-
to nave peace Navy personnel was made by Rab- nery Was second in class of
with Russia aft- bi Sidney M. Lefkowitz of Jack 199 graduates.In .
Contest For NAMTD ManCharles
, er we kick hell sonville. 1921, Admiral Sherman thena
out of them. Invited To lames lieutenant, was
I Force is the only Jews throughout the world on F. Shell, AOC of NAMTD is not a man to be easily discouraged commanding

method they un- Friday evening, April 20th, will as he proved last week when he won the aircraft contest. I

derstand and begin the celebration of passover, Shell was disqualified from win-
I I America can which commemorates the deliver- ning the previous week's contest Air News office in the Administration I
give it to the A ance of the Jews from Egyptian because of a rule governing the I' Building.
Russians. As bondage according to the story quiz, but Instead of giving up he I Remember that no answers will
I long as Russia told in the 12th chapter of the made sure he'd win the following be accepted prior to 0900 Friday ,
I continues her _J Book of Exodus. contest and was in the Jax Air and that any contestant who attempts '
uncertain policy Shell Home hospitality may be arranged News office exactly at 0900 Fri- to beat the deadline will
t she will have the world in a tur-
by phoning Rabbi SidneyM. day with his correct answers. be disqualified.
moil. .
Lefkowitz at 82673. Suppliesfor
, The Identification provided by
Passover including matzos, Shell which for him the $3.00
VA-859 won
Arpad Toth Ensign
may be obtained from him as well. NAVY WIVES
credit for Mainside Navy
[ NAS _...______.m..'_ Passover (Pesach) begins this coupon the left
., "It is entirelypossible year at sundown Friday April Exchange was top photowas CORNERThe
the Russian IL-4 bomber, the
to have 20th, and will continue for 7 (Reform -
top right view was the F-86 U. S.
with Rus-
peace ) or 8 (Orthodox and Con-
sia. The only servative) days. Air Force fighter and the bottom last business meeting o
; \ way is to be firm Week Long Services picture was of an F-84 U. S. Air the Navy Wives Club No. 86 was

.,, and have her Religious services will be held Force Thunderjet. I attended by a large number of 1ii
leaders under- in Jacksonville as follows: Con Experts have been winningthe I guests and prospective members.
stand that we gregation Ahaveth Chesed (The contest with such regularity Date for the next social meeting
mean to have a Temple)-Reform, St. Johns Ave that It was thought best to is Saturday, April 14th, at
peaceful world. I nue and Mallory Street, (phone run some really liard photos to 1800 at the picnic grounds between I II
officer of USS .
believe that identify. Just a hint as to to- Allegheny and Hancock Barry Assigned
8-2673)), April 20th 1800; 21st,
I training duty at U. S. Naval Air
with Rus- the Street. There will be plenty of
peace 1030; 26th, 2000 and 27th 1100. day's puzzlers they are
sia can be' made Jewish Center Synagogue; ( Con- hardest to spot of any used t>o good food and drinks. I Station received, Pensacola his Naval Fla., where Aviator'swings. he
just as groups Toth servative), Third and Silver far and the person that captures I After supper there will be .
and individuals do when they Streets, (phone 6-1504)), April the prize this week Is go- dancing and games at the club While on board USS
have misunderstandings." 20th 1900; 21, 9:30: ; 21st, 1900; ing to have to know aircraft house in Dewey Park. If you he was in command of Saratoga,
22nd, 0930; 26th, 2000; 27th, 0930; Identificationery well. plan to attend, please contact Squadron TWO, 1929 and Fight-
Dean Fouts AN Physical Training 27th 2000; 28th 0930 and with As a reminder to new personnel Linde Forsyth at extension 368. ing Squadron ONE, 1932 He
I : ... Memorial (Ylskor) service at'' on the station All Hands are A long expected event will take was in command of the carrier
., "I think it is y' -- -- 1030. eligible to enter the contest and place on Tuesday, April 17th- USS Wasp when she was sunk
possible to have: Etz Balm Congregation (Ortho- here is all you have to do to win. the re-opening of the Not-New- during the Pacific phase of World
, peace with Rus- dox), 33 West 6th street (Phone First identify the pictured air- Shop. The opening ceremony is War II Received Navy Cross
sia. But let 4-9864), Friday, April 20th, 1845; I craft as to type, designation and scheduled for 1000 at the club for heroism.
me 21st, 0839; 21st, 21st 1845; 22nd, nationality, and then phone your house in Dewey Park where facilities Assigned duty as Chief of Staff
tell the world we 0830; 26th, 1845; 27th, 0830; 27th, I answers to either extension 216 or have been made availableto to Commander Air Force, Pacific
will have to havea 1845 and 28th, 0830. S184, or bring them to the Jax I house the new store. Refresh Fleet 1942-1943 Deputy Chiefof
war with Russia t4I ments will be served. The Not- Staff to Fleet Admiral Chester
first before a New-Shop will be open every W. Nimitz, Commander in Chief,
1000 to 1600.
this can be ob Tuesday from Pacific Fleet, 1943 Was awarded -
1 Make it a point to come over
tained. We have s Distinguished Service Medal for
I''I cot to have a on Tuesday and see the many: deft handling of plans and opera-
war just to show Fouts bargains in uniforms women tions while on Admiral Nimitiz'a
I'I the Reds who's boss." and children's apparel and many staff.
0 other items. Support is needed to Admiral Sherman was In com-
I Chief Frank Kauff, NATTC make this latest project of the mand of Sixth U. S. Fleet in the
tl Navy Exchange: Navy Wives Club as successful as Mediterranean when appointedCNO.
6 "With Russia's type of government all the other events sponsored by (AFPS).
I the leaders don't want the club. For information .call
extension 828G.I be held
" Mrs. Newell In May.
They don't and won't try
peace. .
to understand the Democraticway :Mrs. Paula Miller Unit Presi-
of life. No question about it, Ladies dent, received a letter from Mrs.
we will have to show our, muscles Auxiliary Gladys Butterhoff, national presi-
to them." dent of Compton, Calif. reporting
I Fetes OfficialMrs. that she would visit Unit 91, on
i :, Kenneth Kimball AFAN, Pho- t. May 10th, en route to Washing
) to Lab: Willie Mae Watson, south- ton 'D. C Mrs. Butterhoff will
, 1 "I think ills possible to have \: ,, east regional vice president, was be accompanied by Mrs. Le Vonne
' -- peace with Russia. She at the ''>c' >..., guest of honor at the regular Wilson, National Hospital Chair.
, present is trying to beat us with monthly meeting of Unit 91, La- man.During
ly paper talk. I thmk we are a little ,i:, .. dies Auxiliary of the Fleet Re- their stay in Jacksonville -
I '/ afraid of each other but Russia AMVET OFFICIAL MEETS BUDDY:": Edward Binder i national serve Association which was held plans will be formulated for
f is more afraid of America." service officer of American Veterans of World War II (AmVets) Monday night, April 9th at the the National Convention which
r gets up-to-date check out on jets from Lt. Col. Dave Marshall, Cumberland' Road Community'will be held In the'George Wash
r; Nick Thompson ADJ. NATTC: right commanding officer of VMF-122 at Cecil Field. Binder who Center. I ington Hotel September 123.
"It's possible to have peace with was a torpedo bomber pilot aboard the Essex at the same time Col. Nomination of officers for 1951- The women will be house guestsof
Russia. All nations should get together Marshall served aboard is presently in the Jacksonville area to 52 were held. Elections will take Mrs. Miller, who .U also a national
l il and get things patched up. conduct a program sponsored by the AmVets. The program gives place next month. Plans were also director of national convention -,
I. No one wants another war." assistance to Disabled Veterans. completed for a cake sale to chairman for 1951.:


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Page Four JAX AIR NEWS April 12, 1951

VA-175, VF-172/ VPS Fasron 109 Report

I: utiJ; ; Area Squadrons -

VA-175There's : )S
been enough backslapping AD3; George Scott, ABAN; Fasron 109 ,
Thomas Furnish, ADAN; Leon J "Facta non Verba"--or in the MI!
:, handshaking and cigar ard St. Germain, ADAN and English translation, "Deeds, not
smoking around here to Ronald Dubois, ADAN; will all ,I words," has been selected for the J
last a lifetime, what with 37 sew on higher rating badgeson Fasron 9 motto. Very appropriate.
men making rates.A April 16. Better collect those j, Plans for a squadron picnic are
cigars while there are some undergoing the finishing touches
pat on the back to the "How left.
the recreation
ie" Millers who celebrate their
Ensign Archie Benton, former I' which intends to make it the best
sixth anniversary on April 13, personnel officer of the squadron, I' yet. More information about the
and fond farewell to Orlando
a has departed for Training Com outing will come through the
W. Yunker AE3 who to
( goes '
mand duty. All hands join in "Newsletter.
Port Lyautey, French Morocco, ,-
wishing you the best of luck in Congratulations are once again
and Charleston F. Carter A02 :
VP-10. your coming marriage and the extended to the 20 men of Fas '
to tour of duty at Corpus Christi. ron 9 who will be advanced to H
Since the unit has returned .
higher rating on April
from the last half dozen
cruise, a
I Chief Clark, the keystone
men have taken the big step VF-172 sacker for the "Raiders" softball

end gotten married. They are, Three men of 172 decided to team has taken over the coaching ,I
Wallace Stanley, ADAN, Phil make it a career when they ship- chores from Chief Cybulski and i
FERIOD file level-
Steinmetz, ADAN, Robert H. Bui- NATTC INSTRUCTION "Keep your
ped over. They were Dave Mar- reports the team is improving. don't bear down front the handle when flat
Jen, AKAN, Will Satterfield, AM on the or you're filing
kie, AK3, "Woody" Forrest who'ssweating Already spectators are predicting -
some surface" is the advice Chief Aviation Boatswain's Mate Dan
.AN, Riley Boyer, AMAN, and
3rd and Al Benoit AK3. the "Raiders" will be City
Bill Hill, AMAN, all of whom Glenn and call- Coughlin gives to Don Bertolet, AA, rear, during one of the NATTC 1
AT3 has
will advance to P03 come April "Jeep" Quinn, I League champions are clashes. Men here of Class Zc, Section II arenow, in their 6th weekof
16th. wedding anniversary; the ing for a strong rooting instruction in the Airman (Class F) School at NATTC. On the
Quinns were hitched two whole to boost the boys along.A SA and is Richard Betzel SA.VA .
The squadron softball team is left is Elvin Beyers, right ,
months this evidenced to
at reading. I I desire has been _
issuing a challenge to. any and After taking and making AD3, organize a tennis team in the
ell comers when the time per Sam Alexander went home for aI I squadron. Anyone interested in GCA Unit 17 At
mits, and all that's necessary fora much needed leave. I even just in meet I Ready To Start
game is to call 219. Chiefs I I, telringhpettor Lee Field Sets I
Al Campbell, AOC, girls one sees on a
To help keep the other outfits and George Wirick, AOC, both tennis court, should speak up. I' Nailing;'; NSLl Clerks
informed as to the goings on reported to NATTC to help 'I .
in 175, Leo Kittiko, YN3 has push new arrivals.Lt. Washington, (A1"1'S The Qwn CCA .MarkGround

been designated as squadron reporter (jg) George Warren, new Veterans Administration! recently Controlled Approach
and any newsworthy items est officer has successfully completed Earl Wilson announced It soon will (GCA) Unit No. 17 at Lee Field
should be submitted to him for vouchers for Its '
his jet qualifications and is begin IsMiing! Green Cove Springs, recorded
publication. now eligible to take the "twin forthcoming payment of a $685 101 GCA approaches in seven
burners" aloft. million National Service 1 Life hours of
SaysPrayer operation on March 23
Insurance dividend.The -an all time high for one day's
A mass exodus is taking placein vouchers will go to the operation for this unit.
171 these days with VP5Commander ; with sweet. whl 'h
everyone I of a girl a Treasury Department Under the administrative control -
taking leave while the taking is and Mrs. R. W.I heart overseas: "Please, Lord, will Issue the Individual checks. of the NAS Jax Operations
good. Last week alone, Tom Me- Warner are the proud parents ofa bring him back safe, sound, and The VA said It expects Treasury I I department, Unit No, 17 made 1-
Manus, AOU2, Bob Welch, AM- baby boy. I single" checks to start going out 060 GCA approaches during the
AN, Joe Flanagan, AN, George Ensign William R. King and A certain Coast Guard crew In volume by mid-April, pay- month of March, the most approaches
Wilson, AM3, Harry Hurm, YN- Ensign Bx bby W. Bullen have reported I can hardly ing eligible veterans the aver- made in any one month
SN, Bill HeifmanAA, Ray Roper to VP-10 from this squadron await for age rate of about $85 each. 'since August 1949. Lcdr. Forrester .
AA, and Bill Ayers, ADAN, for duty. Ensigns Mirron W. I ; : 1 the swim. C: Auman is present officer in
all flew the coop for some well Garner, Thomas R. Thompson, 1Mr.:\. :I ming seals charge of the unit at Lee Field. ,
deserved rest and recreation. John H. Kampe and Don R. Whit- son to ar- tic panhandlers, a Marine claimed.He GCA is a mobile radar and com
Captain Garth Reynolds and mer have reported to VP-861 for '- 'rive so though he heard one ask, munications system providing facilities -
Chief Archie Malcolm had reason ,duty and Lcdr. George( Roe has <;, 1 they can "Brother, can you spare a dame?" for directing the move
to celebrate recently when reported to BuAer Washington, IIf look at the A chubby Wave reported that ment of aircraft on a predetermined
their wives presented them with D. C., for duty. girls' newpeekini girdles are cheaper than e'er- air path for a safe approach
two new heirs. On the other side of the ledger. I J ; i In fact she got one for a ridiculous to an airport runway under
171 has also reason tj be proudof Ensign Curtis P. Laupheimer, ,\\b athing' figure. conditions approaching zero
a unit endeavor, for 37 men ,electronic specialist has recently ,I suits. visibility.The .
who went up for advancement in reported aboard from Civilian Pup tent Sgt. Igor Beaver says even the radar portions of the gear
rating will be able to attach"crows" life Pete says dumbest girls have a few bride presents to its operators accurate
-to the arm immediately they oughtto ideas. and continuous information
after they become effective the Barracks "K" (alias Hangover put model Hear about the girl who paintedthe regarding location of incoming
16th of this month.* Square on Saturday morning) Mary town red with a GI one night aircraft with respect to the_ correct .,..
which houses Patrol Squadron : l ollins' -and gave him the brush the approach to the runway. <<
The squadron party on April Five, looked more like a morgue picture on next day? GCA Unit 17 was first put in
3 proved to be a howling success, I,Saturday forenoon. I all the bills I aIn commission at Flemings Island in
lots of "liquid flowed at the "May The explanation is simple if so you an Army camp they tabbed a 1946. In December 1946, this unit
flower. Collins 1 kibitzer as a soldier with an in- was moved to its present locationat
know the facts. It took the Mary j
Walt Almquist, PN1, reported ,you
Lee Field at Green Cove
to "C" school at San Diego picnic grounds at Cecil Field to won't mind kissing your money' terferioiity complex. I
1951: Post-Hall I -S. C
for about eight weeks. restrain the ever active VP-5 goodbye. j Copyright I
Jax Golden Glover Aubrey roster of officers and enlisted New York has the most roman- Syndicate 'Adm. Martin Slated i

Hudgins, AOAN is getting acquainted men. Fullest cooperation was given -
with all the aspects of by all in a squadron beer party To Head 7th Fleet ""

job, after being detached from last Friday, just one way of Ted Weems Plays For Washington (AFIJ )-Vice Ad- JJ.
showing that the'fine work always miral Harold Is!. Mat tin will relieve .
PT.Lt.. Bob Telfair and Lt. (jg) done by VP-5 is not for- Vice Admiral Arthur D.
Chuck Wilcox are both sweatingout gotten.A Struble as commander of the .*'
their forthcoming transfers. very heavy "sleeper," it was Next WeekA Seventh Fleet operating in the "
Because this is a new columnfor found can be quickly awakened Dancing Korean area and off Formosa. "
the squadron, we're going/ to with a generous amount of water I Admiral Struble will take over
ask the officers and men of 171 to applied at just the right time genuine favorite of dance fans In this area, Ted Weems and Admiral Martin's present assign- !
contribute any newsworthy itemto One yeoman was left speechlessby his versatile orchestra, will .return to NAS next week for a two-day ment commander. of the First f
your squadron reporters, Vern the whole affair. It was the'irst dancing stint, playing for the enlisted men next Wednesday, April 18 Fleet on the West Coast. -,......
DeRonde, PN3, Norman Carson, time he had ever taken partin and for the officers the following night April 19. ,.:W::
AA, George Brown, AA, and Wil- such a gala affair. I Ha v.iBJ
Jie Heitman, AA, so that in the The final words voiced were: The crew's dance will be at "O" Club. Both dances get under' ,
future your column will be packed "When are we going to have another Mainside auditorium, while the of.ficers' way at 2000.
with the Sco Op. one?" dance will be staged at theRED Versatile Band I >F ..tH' .

Weems, who has become the : ,
VF-22 ; :': '.: nation's top name band attraction 7 5H I "
After being notified recently of ; :''' ," ",.. >,s. >, I after more than two decades as a II I '
his promotion, Commander Fly ,. ';: band leader-has one of the most '
versatile orchestras in the land. I f fi
was congratulated by the squadron i S ;
and presented with a huge : : The orchestra with ease and equal
insignia in ceremonies conducted a : ". smoothness plays all type of music I I
on the hangar deck. The sheet ranging from the popular fox 1r
metal used for the device may trot to jazz, swing and the blues, ,
have been inferior in quality but in addition to the Latin-American i '

wasn't lacking for size. I tempos. I :
Commendation is also in order Weems came back on top, all x J
for the VF-22 bowling team of because of the unprecedented acclaim w s r
Gates, Owens, Rosenberger, Salt. 1 the American public gave 4' :
wedal, and Hatlee, who not only his recording of "Heartaches". g h 5 aI. .
won their league's championshipbut Ted Weems' record of "Heart- y r l

also defeated station Com aches" hit the all-time high sale i .j' : ..
munications to become the Cecil of three-million copies and is re- r\ \ r.'
Field champions.A sponsible for Ted's having placed '\' '
word to the wise: Marvin first in practically all of the major >,!I
Flournoy, ADZ; Donald An- orchestra polls for 1947. a ,. :'r '

..thony- -, AD3- ; Robert Coggins, > a a ;'..< "

Lcdr. Anderson Named Red Cross Opens ''".". :;

XO Of Fasron 109 Office at NATTCThe I I', .' Lrt ;

Lcdr Roy: Anderson has been American Red Cross has
named executive officer of Fasron opened a field office at NATTC t. :: t.t .
109, succeeding Lcdr. Steve T. under the direction of Jesse P. :
Corneliussen, who has reported to Bailey, formerly of Atlanta, t ,.'n'::1 ", '. 5
officer. i i '
Operations ,
ComNabSix as Ga.The '
p-J.<; i5'
Lcdr. Anderson came here from field office, located on the /NJ
Christi!, Texas where he second deck of building 500, ",1..J""
served Corpus II flight instructor in ATU- provides easy access for the SIIE SWIMS With spring a' : A

12. He entered the Navy in 1941 ... k "WV __ -.n"'" personnel of NATTC who need sprung and summer simmering, !
from Glenmora, La. CROSS HELP Harry Salsbury FRAN and Larry Red Cross help. Dorothy Hart demonstrates the '"J t
., During World War 11, he served Green, BMG3, get an explanation of the functions of the Red Director Bailey is on call 24 proper decoration for anyone' ."' S
aboard the USS Greenwich Bay Cross from Jesse P. Bailey, director of the field office which has hours a day to render any assistance pool She'll soon be wen in 1
and served with Patrol Squadron just opened for personnel of NATTC in building 500. Bailey is on possible to the men of Warner' Brothers' film "Kalon

201, 111, 110 and VX-1..W call 24 hour t day for any Red Cross assistance.. NATTC. Pass: .


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12, 1951 JAX AIR\ NEWS Page Five


'Six Bits' J t1IKl t' 24FromO&RNet$61N

For Beneficial
Eighty-two men from Fas- By ARTHUR MURRAYFamous Suggestions

ron 6 who didn't have "quali-
(tied swimmer" in their serv- International Teacher of the Dance I Beneficial Suggestion award checks totaling $600 were presentedto
twenty-four Overhaul and Repair Department employees during
... ice records were given a' ORAWRIGHT GIRL'S PART brief presentation ceremonies held recently In that department.

Chance to prove that they 3 L 4 FOOT UP TO L (READ Ooww) Captain William E. Kenna, Ov-

could swim last week. Lead- R cu CKLY t r|[START erhaul and Repair officer, pre- I Open to Employees!
Ing chief John Cairns, who sented the award checks to fore- Lorance Turner of the Plant
has 34 years of service be- \ 1 men of the divisions In which the Division received three award
suggestion winners were employed checks totaling $70 for ideas
hind him, was. a member of YOUR LEFT %. 1 1 t3ACKWARDQUICKLY. The foremen in turn, dur- which he submitted for the Im-

the group. %% 1 SLOWLY.RfGHT ing brief ceremonies, presentedthe provement of extension shafts on
LEFT FOOT1 1 1=00T. award checks to employees exhaust fans, change in designof

... Cigars/ are forthcoming from explaining their contribution towards hydraulic accumulator wrenches -
the following men who have been I dOre the improvement of the and an improvement to the
notified of their promotion to WALK j one step operation of the O&R Department spark plug cleaning machine.

I their next rating effective April Ii FORWARD SLOWLY. I_ I 6,i'f of through the media of the Sug- The Station's Beneficial Suggestion -
16: Warren G. Stieren, AD2; Don- gestion Program.One Committee established for
aid P. Caulkins, YN2, Kenneth P. WALK Award Nets $100 the purpose of screening sugges-
Dahlstrom AD3, Marvin D. Robertson I 1eSiowLY S/i f/y One of the larger checks, $100, tions submitted by employees of
AD2, James D. Barrington 1 on oes was presented to Decker Smith, NAS Jacksonville and who recom-
AD3, Bernard K Ulm AE3, e cond an inspector in the Instrument mend appropriate awards to the
Cleon C. Pittman, AE3, ThomasG. I I j- beaE, Shop of the O&R Department.While Commanding Officer on such sug-
Chambers AM3; Gareth M. 1 Smith was employed as an gestions is striving for a 100%
Penrose, AM3; Bill Fielder, YN3, ORWARD WALK 14 z L STEP TOSLOWLY. Aircraft Instrument Mechanic, participation in the Suggestion
and Ralph Callahan, AD2, a new- 1 YOUR RIGHT prior to his promotion to inspector Program.
comer who received the word LEFT FOOT. 1 I QUICKLY. he submitted a Beneficial Strive For ParticipationTo
from VF-171 that he can sew on / RIGHT FOOT. Suggestion which contained his anyone's knowledge, there

the crow. Congratulations! 2 OLr DRAW LEFT design for a portable panel for has never been a 100% participation -
L F O testing G-2 compass systems usedon achieved in the .Suggestion
The parachute loft reports the MANS PART R GHT L v3 AD, AM, and jet aircraft. Program by any Naval activity.
installation of an oxygen regulator QUICKLY- Since Smith's idea contained Attainment of such a record
bench tester. Under the di- READ UP START features which had to be approvedby would certainly mean good pub-
rection of Homer Parker, PRC, the Bureau of Aeronautics and licity for NAS, it is pointed out,
this time-saving piece of machinery Walk for the Fox Trot would also have to be incorporated and would also help increase the
will be used in support of in test panels manufactured by efficiency of ths establishment.

the various squadrons operatinghere. IK'WALKING the Aircraft factories, his idea Employees are reminded that
by y ::: :; ? 1yAy THE REAR was submitted to the Navy De- sometime in 1951 they will cer-

I Jack Frost who has been busy; FOOT partment for consideration tainly observe some operation,
with the softball team has high Y r SHOULD BE After careful consideration, by whether it be in their particularunit
expectations for the year and is WELL BACK the Bureau of Aeronautics, the or some other unit which
already imagining numerous vic- suggestion was returned to this they feel could be improved and
tories. Norman L. Fox AMAN, 1 IN FULLSTRIDE activity with a recommendationthat for which they believe they have

and Dean Miller, ADAN, have ? Smith be given an award of I a solution. All that would be
been showing up well on the TOE POINTED, $100 for his idea. The Bureau necessary Is to put it on a sug-
mound and bolstered by the hit- v FOR BALANCE also reported that features of gestion form and forward it to
ting of John McKenna AMAN, s 'AND TO CONTROL Smith's tester had been Incor- the Committee, officials point
the squad should prove a potent BODY IM MOVING IN porated ina tester developed by out
force. ANY DESIRED General Electric Company and Other Winners, .
,. t t t I DIRECTION. adopted as standard equipment I I The names that follow ate
Installation of storage plat- f those of employees who are not
forms in the electronic. shack only happy over receiving cash
have been made under the direc- It Arthur Murray Says i awards for their ideas but are
tion of Franklin Granberry, ATC proud to see their ideas in operation -
and will be his last improve- 1. The man normally walks '
Frank is LESSON 2-The Magic Step forward most of the time- In
ment for the squadron.
In addition to Mr. Smith and
being transferred to Fasron 105 The Fox Trot Is undoubtedly America's most popular dance. It dancing. The girl steps back- Mr. Turner, those
and will be replaced as acting Is distinguished by its slow, even tempo. If you can tap with your foot Hard1 The man always starts awards in the Overhaul receiving and Re-
division officer division chief and steadily to the music at a rate of about one tap per second-or even with his left foot first and the
pair Department Walter
were R.
shop chief by Ewell E. Horning, slightly less than a second-with no heavily accented beats, you can girl with her right foot Balzer, Robert L. Burr, Charles
AEC. be pretty sure you are listening to a Fox Trot. Ninety percent of all 2. Lift jour feet slightly off P. Carr, Charles L. A. Carter
Sylvester Richardson, AE2, of popular songs are written to Fox Trot rhythm.The the floor when walking. Do James :E. Coleman, James J. Cot.,
the electronics shop is also leav-I two basic steps of the FoxTrot not let them drag or scrape ten, Louis Doulet, William H.
She starts
appearance. the floor.
ing but only for one week TAD are: back with the foot then on Green, Charles J. Johnson, Larry
to New York for Magneto Analyzer 1. The Walking Stepforward with the left, steps right to the, right 3. Don't let four heels touch J. Massey, Homer E. McKay,
Test school and iMKkward. the floor at all when you are Malcome
A. Moore, Boleslaw
side and draws the left foot up
2. The Chasse-or side step. dancing backward. When
Thomas R. Rosakranse,
Henry Osman, ADC, has recently The line of direction on all dance to the right, weight on the left walking forward, you may let John W Rush, Joseph A. Stein.

come up with a system of floors is counter clockwiseyougo foot.After practicing for about 15 your heels touch the floor, but hart, Rufus A. Sumpter, Jr., Ed-
compiling seperate handbooks of around the room in the direction only after your toes have ward C. Ward, and William W
minutes, try getting a little swingIn :
that time touched it first.
existing publications so opposite to that which the Younger ,
may be saved when references on hands of a clock take in traveling the step by swaying your body 4. Always move naturally,
slightly in the direction of the Employee's participation in the \
must be looked I
any engine up. around the face. easily, romforlablj. Don't
side step on the third count. Suggestion Program is needed J
Glenn Whipple, ADC, and Otto Dance alone at first and study strain, don't exaggerate tilestt'ps .
(Next week: Posture in dancing Workers are asked to submit at
ADC should profit
Newman, the charts accompanying each and don t be sHf-con- i
and to hold a one suggestion during 1951,
proper way
for they replacing
this system are lesson. Don't worry about the solous
f John Cram, ADC, and Jerre Mc- mistaken idea that it is Impos- partner, plus more dance hints 5. To give spring to jour I I .
po Bride, ADC who have received sible to learn to dance without and illustrations) steps, prattle rising tip and Wife, at the train: "Oh, dear!
their orders. partner. By practicing alone at SAAB EACH LESSON' AM) down on jour toes, taking long I \knew I would forget something
William T. Shoemaker, AMC, first you will develop a surer MAKE A FOLIO OF (lIEU low walking steps around the I forgot my bathing suit.
i II has been ordered to a two weeks sense of poise and balance than FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.Copyright room in the Line of Direction Husband, seeing her off: "Don't
course in jet pressurization at you would ever acquire by being ( 1931 -which is counter clockwise. I worry, dear. I'll put it in a letter
Los Angeles. Temporarily William draped on a partner. by Arthur Murray) and mail It to you right away"
T. Dial, AMC, will fill his .
!I duties as air frames chief and BUT NOW, on to the Magic
t Cecil T. Corley, AMC. will move Step. We call it that because it ea.wQ
.'. up to fill the Job of structureschief can be done in 27 different ways.
that Dial' will vacate. Before discovery of the Magic
_' Ellsworth L. Carpenter, AMI, Step, all variations of the Fox
relieved Harold Salter AMI, as Trot had to be learned separately.But .
po, in charge of the hydraulics with this step, you really I :
shop Rex Harris, AO1 will take learn a pattern The pattern is
I' ,over the job as section leader based on two slow and two quick
formerly held by Salter, who steps and it quickly becomes as
will have new duties with GAG 8. automatic as walking.
i Robert C. Francis, AD2, Asa C. Note in Mirror staff artist Lou I j
Carter, AD3, Ralph Hurst, AA Hanlon's drawing that the first ti jI
are on normal routine work after two steps are done slowly, and the
several hectic weeks of intensive last two steps quickly. jI
effort and thoroughly enjoying Study the four instructions; 1. I
, their present situation. Slow walking step forward with
I left foot, 2. Slow walking step
"Six Bits", places the spotlight forward, right foot, 3. Quick I
J. on Clvde T. Buckelew AT2 as chasse-or side step-to left; 4.
I if the "White Hat of the Week." Draw right foot up to left quickly,
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The youngest second class pet- weight on right. '
ty officer in Fasron 6, "Buck" Practice this for 30 minutes, rrH S-t\ '
i graduated as AT3 from AT-AL singing as you dance. It is a simple NATTC' RESTAURANT- r w.. .- H ARe O R ,1]
"A" school at Memphis, Tepn., step which any child can do, CAFETERIA OPENS Doors eel "
.I ,. continued studying and working and perform in hundreds of variations were swung open last Thurs- : 'J '1
, hard and passed out cigars as a < \
at the newly furnished and I.
result of the exams last July. *, day ..... ;,
Although his enlistment expires THE GIRL'S part is the reverseof equipped NATTC restaurantand :< : I h
in October of this year the man's. cafeteria. Capt. Lester K.: tt Was
Buck has completed; the required Long backward steps make following Rice, commanding officer of Iti
practical factors for the first class easy, insure safety for NATTC together with Lt. John ;;
I exams that will be given this dancing feet and enhance a girl's
July Welborn, NATTC Navy :

As a hobby Buck spends a Lant at -Norfolk, then came to change 'officer' right, take their ;
Florida for'duty with VF132. Aft- turn at the soda fountain during "" ,
er two months. Buck switched :
repairing ceremonies. "Snug
hangars and settled to 16 months opening ;, ,
plans some day to set up his own duty with Fasron 6. In May of Harbor," bottom, a neat hide- !I ..
"ham" radio station and is now away with all its nautical air, :
enthusiastically working toward TC. where men can relax while en- r
that poal.! For recreation. Buck; tor duty. He is especially looking joying their food and drink,
and has forward to this for Tennessee is $ .'
turns to swimming prov- :
time following >
filled In snort
ed to be an adept aquatic. his home state and he plans to was :. 3e1 f
After his graduation from "A" establish residence there after I the opening. ;
school, he reported to FAETU- serving out his time in the Navy. ,



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Bill Foulk Snares Coveted

HAS Links ChampionshipHusky

R long-driving Bill Foulk established himself as No.

1 golfer at the Naval Air Station by capturing the NAS golf

I championship with a 6 and 5 triumph over game Charges

Weiss in a 36-hole final playoff Sunday on the local greens
ward. .
I Both Foulk and Weiss survived:
rugged competition to reach the liam Lyons, 3 and 2, in their finals -

With Gerry Ilyne: finals and a crack at the coveted match. .
title. Foulk downed Bob Thiel,,
The question has been asked, now that the emergency John Prince, Bob Kirkland and

is in force, and many men are being called to active service, rugged Bill McWilliams, former Ann Clarke CopsLadies'
amateur champion, to
:will there be a return to the glorious! days of super athletic reach the finals.
oe Golf TitleAnn
talent at the Naval Air Station? Will the teams be as goodas 4 A Weiss had a rough grind to ov-

those during World War II? finals ercome, beating before such he came tough to custo-the Clarke, a Seaman WAVE
Communications department
attached to -
All that can be said at this time is that we have a very Dick mers Middleton as Bill Rusk and, Frank Stu Reed.Govern annexed the station

hike in number of men being called women's golf championship by
good start. With the Foulk succeeds defending cham- defeating Fuz Weber. 3 and 2. in

back into the service, the sport picture is growing in stature pion championship Wright North,flight who fell to from the the finals played last Saturday. I I

and rising in talent. It is still too early to predict any great the first flight competition when he Clarke, in order to win her
into the finals, had to disposeof
athletic achievement, but already there seems to be a definite was upset by Bill Baker. way Betty Cock' in her initial

which will embark 4a. Other Winners UndecidedBob match, and defeated Eleanor Robertson .
in the 1951 baseball team
improvement Thiel, who is murder on to enter the semi-finals to
this week upon a 60-game schedule. and around the greens, eliminated down Betty Holton. -'
first flight ranking
North from
{ their match last week. Thiel Fuz Weber was forced to win
David Henderson for the her way past Marge Gardner, ,
History was made at the local golf course last week. when; .. z meets first flight diadem. Nana Henderson and Kay Brock:
< w a the final playoffs. '
a haus to gain
two enlisted personnel of the station finished in the charmed Paul George and Dave Mosier defeated I
Emily Pearson Marge I
circle in the station golf championship. For the first time i in will battle it out to determine the Gardner 3 and 2 to win first '
,. ,....... second flight titlist while Tom
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the life of the station, both the men's and women's championship "The Brandon and Porter Bedell tan- flight honors. The Louise,second Thiel flight who
NAS GOLF KING the was captured by
this week for
was taken by a pair of enlisted sportsmen. swing's the thing" in golf, and gle third some flight championship. took the measure of Ann Nealy.
that healthy cut which Bill Winner of the third flight will
Husky Bill Foulk, a Chief attached to Physical Training, Foulk takes has won him the Capt. Julius Early copped the be determined between the LoisMullinsConnie

and who incidentally was a dark horse all season, capturedthe NAS downed golf Charles championship.Weiss 6 and Foulk 5, fourth measure flight of honors Bob 4 takingthe and 2. Lyons match this
men's golf crown. in a 36-hole playoff for the sta- Fifth flight honors went to .
John Zwatschka who bested Wiler -
tion crown. .
Foulk is a hearty athlete, having played baseball and

football. Before the war, he played football for Williams- Intra-Mural Softballers Swing Turn In Your

burg, Pennsylvania, a semi-professional football farm clubof Softball Scores 1

the professional Philadelphia Eagles. Into Pennant Chase This WeekTen Cooperation from managers

The amazing thing about Foulk's victory is the fact that of twelve National league clubs opened fire In the NAS and coaches of NAS intramural I
of 1916. He Intra-Mural softball league title chase Monday morning with American softball league teams in
he has been playing golf only since I loop hopefuls taking to the field Tuesday afternoon. promptly posting scores and

took up the game while stationed at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Tuesday's American league results Howard Buck and conqueringa turning in score books to Phy- I

Foulk naturally claims his greatest thrill was winning the were not available by press bit of wildness Joe Law wentto sical quested.In Training. is being re-
lime. the mound to post the win for I
crown last Saturday. FasRon Six trimmed FasRor ComFair. Bollegar who relieved order for the Jax Air
109, 6-(, in a National league opener starter Cosman, took the loss. News to give complete detailed -
of league play results ,
1 with right hander Miller going coverage
the In other opening day frays VF- of the various games I
in Communications, won the Booming bat
SN working all way. '
Ann an .
8-7 win
McKenna and font 172 took a hard fought must be made known early the
women's: title. She, however, was favored throughout the of accounted Harris,for six of" the ten hit from VP-10; VP-5 drubbed Ma- next morning after play. .1

championship play. Ann hails from Merriam, Kansas, and has collected by the winners. Hit rine Air Detachment, the 28-9,First and Selection of the ultimate all-
for the losers went to FaultuLant pounded star teams will be determinedby
been playing the game since she was old enough to hold a Ling Carrel honors who swung for two bin Lieutenant's division, CO-5.:: ::>> the amount of cooperation

club. She entered her first tournament in 1919 on the station gles. VF-41's ray with Ordnance and received from various team

course, but didn't fare too well. This year found her winning ComFalrJav outlasted VP861in Gunnery was postponed. representatives. Failure o*
2118. teams to cooperate will almost
the championship going away. a free-scoring for fray l".omFalr definitely remove any of their

; Chief Foulk defeated Weiss, 6-5 to win ,the annual clas:: Batting went to Mike honors Cimlnero and Bob Sport ShortsIf recognition.players from winning all-star

sic. Ann Clarke bested Fuz Weber, 3-2 to make it a clear Browne who each bagged three

the enlisted entries in the tournament. hits along with first Barker the United States gets intoan
sweep Newell who stroked a long four William (Big Bill) TUden was
all-out war, major league
, j. bagger. For the> losers Jim baseball should be allowed to go regarded as one of the greatest .

During the Boston Red Sox-Jacksonville Tars exhibition Samtarlin combined and pitcher for four Chuck of on, in the opinion of a substantial performers. in the game of ten ,
Bollegar nis.
, majority of Americans interviewed
Time Outer had the opportunity; hits. .
; game last Wednesday, your their team's seven from coast to coast by the *
G to chat with a few of the Boston players. After relieveing starting pitch American Institute of Public Johanna Huslinger, walked on
{I Naturally the Bostonians are confident they will win the Opinion. his hands from Vienna to Paris in
; and their main reason for their confidence, 1900, covering the 871 miles onus
pennant give as it Lov CPO's Annex I-M Many historians are of the be- bare hands in 55 days. He
of baseball" as they put -
the addition of "the brains lief that the oldest game, which walked ten hours a day for a total -
Boudreau.The HonorsThe has intrigued the human race, beyond of 550 hours.
Bowling those involving muscles- *
i Red Sox, however, made it plain that all eyes wil the statioi; jumping, running, throwing, feteis Philip J. Reid, city editor In
,'" be on the Detroit Tigers, the team they regard as the only; intra-mural CPOs bowling captured championship, dicing, In one form or another. Detroit named the Detroit team'Tigers" ..
The early name of the game, because their original
barrier to a pennant winning year. by drubbing Fleet Air Wing;
f Eleven maple knockers t h r e i e, handball, used< In England and Ire colors, yellow and black, were
right from the horse'imouth land "Fives" due to fin- to those of Princeton Uni
\. This, me lads is straight dope games to one in the title play was five similar
(off the Red Sox bench). The general indication offs last week. gers on the hand. versity.
voiced principally by Manager Steve O'Neil, Bobby Doerr, Bil Both clubs won the right to<
j Goodman Dom DiMaggio, and Ted Williams is that the American -. battle for the crown by winning; ::11 I '

I/ League, race will be a close one all the way. their CPO taking respective the league American honors di, What Manager Won Most Flags? .
vision toga while Fleet Air Wing; Another sports query goes the boxing world.
for major leaguE Eleven was annexing the Nations I into the "unanswered" file,, This week we dig deep again
You first sackers longing to play a division honors. with nary a soul providing the into the sports quiz bag and
')), team, but haven't yet had the opportunity to do so, missed ;;:J Bill Llllicotch )rolled a total oj' correct answer to last week's come up with one that should
, good chaince to rove the area around first base in an ex 737: pins for four games to pact Jax Air News sports quiz. n't be too hard, what with
very Philadelphia }. The correct answer to lasti baseball on everybody's mind.
between the Brooklyn Dodgers arM the CPO crew In the finals. Doi:
, I hibition game O'Phca of Fleet Air Wing 11 wa i week's quizzer which was "What major league manager -
f Phillies. next best with 733 pins knockei I I "Who at present is the heavy- has won the most pennantsand

: Due to the overcrowded stands and bleachers, hundred down. weight Europe?"boxing-is, Jack' Gardner, First how correct many?answer" to the

. of fans were seated along the first and third base lines a Honors for high game of th of England. quiz wins a free full course
.; the fence in right, left and center field. year in Intra-mural bowling competition Gardner won the Europeantitle meal at the civilian cafeteria,
well as went to Chief Bill Sanders
the week.
by kayoing Bruce Wood- good any day
I' { Before the game was half over, yours truly and horde: of Naval Hospital who bowle( cock in Earl's Court just out To insure an even distribution
t fifteen feet of the bag on first. In fac t a single game, 231. side of London on November of the Jax Air News, no
of others, was within The CPOs took pin total hon 14, 1950. Prior to answers will be accepted priorto
, the fans were so eager to be so near the action going on, th e I ors for the season, bowling 255:' American Lloyd Marshal, 0900 Friday the day follow-
first base coaching box was occupied by fans instead of th e I pins to finch far ahead of th.' Gardner was an unknown in ing publication. I

usual coach. nearest competitor


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Tennis Crew 'Fliers Meet Fla. Southern


9-0 In Home Debut April 11

Jacksonville NAS varsity net- y ., a CA Jax Navy's Fliers make their 1951 home debut next

men made it two straight clean r Tuesday afternoon, playing host to the Florida Southern

sweeps over the racket wielders Moccasins. Game time is set for 1600.

from McDill Airforce Base as they The Fliers, under Coach Frank
romped over the airmen last McCaffery opened their campaign tra bases. Len Faustyn, a prod-

Thursday, 0-0. against Florida Southern yester- uct of Michigan State College,

JfI Playing at Boone Park, the day at Lakeland, but results were worked behind the plate.
Navy team repeated the white- } not available by press time.A Whitey Urquhart started on the
washing they handed the McDill s tussle with the Raiford prison mound for Gainesville and worked
squad in the opening match of the crew Sunday at .the Raiford until the sixth when he was relieved -

season by scoring impressive winsin diamond is on tap for the locals by Harold Eide. Buck Par-
each game and set of last before they return for their first due was behind the plate for the
Thursday's outirg. home appearance.In losers. The Fliers collected 10

At no time were the varsity their final practice scrim- hits base, knocks.including a brace of extra

netmen forced to extend them- mage tilt before the regularly
Good Season
selves and in most cases they n scheduled season, the Fliers av- Eye
didn't allow the Airforce playersany enged a previous loss at the hands After about a month's practice

more than 1 or 2 games per r na" AFLIERS of the Gainesville G-Men of the the Fliers' squad has been pared
Class D Florida State League down to a workable unit. The infield -
set.Len and outfield Is
" Curtis, Leon Wilson, Owen Monday by taking a 7-4 decision set pretty
with the mound staff much
Williams, George Chalmers, Nor- here.
( stronger than last year's. Likewise -
fI Beat Gainesville
I mand Breault, and Herb Ellis the
swept their singles matches and The Fliers looked at their best backstopping prospectsare

In the doubles competition Cur- in the Gainesville fracas here good.
Jim in-
Coughlin, sharp fielding
Monday, with Bill Righter for-
I tis and Wilson teamed to swamp fielder has won himself the third
mer Trenton, N. J. (Class A East-
their Airforce opponents, 6-0, 6-0, base starting assignment. Bill
ern league), hurler going the
while Chalmers and Owens gained
I who last
i route for the locals. He allowed Ziegler, year performedfor
: an easy win for NAS.
but six hits, none of them for Bluejackets at Memphis,
In the final doubles match of ex- will hold down the shortstop slot. '.
I the afternoon Bill Graham and Several Pros

Gordon Reedy grabbed a 6-2, 6-3 Chester Neely, a farm; hand of
win to hand the McDill crew a Air News Needs the Chicago White Sox who has

complete defeat. GARDENER-Much played in the Class C OhioIndiana -

"' An anticipated return match of the power from the Fliers loop, will be. toiling at second -
NET MAINSTAY Owen with Florida State University, this year is expected to come Sports WritersThe while Big Willie Wilson and
Williams, last year's station which was scheduled for Satur- from the bat of big Ed Karpinski Bill Saunders will share the first

singles champ and a mainstayof day was cancelled because of bad who will hold down the left Jax Air News is in bad sack chores.
this years varsity tennis weather and will be played at an- field spot. The Flyers play their need of additional sports writ- Backstopping duties will be
combine serves up a hot one in other time if open dates can be first home game April 11 ers. Although previous experi- ably handled by two capable receivers -
a warm-up session. Williams arranged. against Florida Southern. ence is desired, any personnel Leonard Faustyn, former
took a pair of matches from his wishing to give it a whirl are Michigan State College playerand
Air Force opponent last Thurs- welcome to investigate.; Bob Wolz.
day to help Jax Navy sweep a The outfield looks pretty good
Third Annual Personnel Interested are re-
9-0 over MacDill Air Force Boys'Baseball quested to contact the editorin with big Ed Karpinski, a semi-

room 125, main administration pro with plenty of experience;

AdmCommComNab6Cops building, or phone exten- Don Manning returnee from
sion 8184. last year and Ralph Cochrane,
Links DivisionAdmCommCornNab6 Comp EndsDisplaying who matriculated at the University -
of Alabama before coming to

golfers the City of Jacksonville, was a, NAS.
grabbed the' American League the teachings which they had received in successful one in many ways.; I The mound staff is the strongest -

intra-mural golf championshiplast four previous outings, over 51 all-stars, the cream of the Each of the four sessions, and including it has been in years. It in-
week by defeating Overhaul- from the final all-star game last cludes returnees Bob Becker, Joe
hundreds of Jacksonville lads closed
19-3. Adm-Comm- crop among area ,
Repair The Gushanas
Chuck Webb and Eu-
Saturday, were run off smoothly -
NAB-6 linksmen gained first the 1951 Jax-Navy Boys' Baseball Training Camp last Sat- without a hitch. gene Duval), and :Phil Righter, who
place in the league two weeks urday with a spirited all-star fray. The school opened March 10 I pitched for Trenton of the ClassA

igo by stopping, Operations, and Cut short by the steady rairr with more than 400 in attendance.The Eastern League; John McCaf-
r, held onto the lead. which fell throughout'( the day, members of the camp who had second session was enlivened fery, and Henry Martinyk.
Hospital, league leader until the all-star fray went over the been attending weekly sessions somewhat by the appearance of .
two weeks ago, won over Physical which started March 10.
seven inning route, ending in an New York Giants Scouts John"Hans" 1
Training-Public Works, 9-5. 8-8 deadlock. Lobert and Tony Ravish,
In other matches Supply was vic- Undaunted by the showers, the The game was divided Into who gave freely of their time and Warmingthe

torious NATTCenter over Dispensary, 17and Operations lads combined spirit and startling three divisions, according to age, knowledge. Lcdr. Harry Knickel-
overpowered ability as they cavorted on Ma- with the 11-13 year oldsters tak- bine, Physical Training officer,
15-8. son Field while their fellow camp ing part in the first three innings was camp director, while Frank
Adm-Comm-NAB-6 plays the members watched. All-stars were the 13-14 year age group McCaffrey, Intra-Mural chief and BenchBy
winner of the' National league for divided into American and Na- playing the next two frames and varsity diamond mentor, acted as
the station intra-mural links ti- tional divisions. the 14-15 year group taking up head coach of the camp for the

tle. Final standings: the final two frames. Originallyeach second straight year. Over 15 Armed Forces Press Service

S SWAMERICAN The American Leaguers trail- age group was to have played Navy coaches assisted in instruc- Chuck Dressen, new Brooklyn
LEAGUEAdmComraComNab6 ing 6-1 going into the sixth frame, three innings apiece. tions. Dodger
manager, may soon regret
4. _92 rallied with seven'big markers to During the encampment, the Prizes, Including gloves: bats, some of the player sales he madeto
Supply 87 move ahead 8-6 at the end of the lads, some of them who may be and shoes, donated by Jackson- the New York Giants while he

Hospital 80 sixth. But the Nationals came the future stars of tomorrow, received ville merchants and the Navy, was skipper of the Oakland team
NATTC 80 back with two more In their half instructions in all phasesof plus baseballs autographed by the of the Pacific Coast loop. At that .'
FT-PW 75 of the seventh to knot the countat the game, with concentrationon Brooklyn Dodgers and the Phila- time Dressen, little
Dispensary '*- 8-8. That's the way .the fray fundamentals. The all-star delphia Phils were awarded to would be in flatbush dreaming-
Operations 61 ended. game is a climax to the annual outstanding players in each age the looking
across river at his arch rivals
O & II 44 Players, who were chosen be- event. group following the all-star fray. W
the New York
cause of meir ability, attentiveness All-star members also received a.. Giants, peddled
and hustle The third annual baseball season ticket to all Jacksonville Shorts top Artie Wilson, Cuban
spirit were se- camp catcher Noble
ShortsGRID Ray and Pitcher
Sport lected from among hundreds of sponsored jointly by the Navy and Tars home games. I Allen Gettel. That was a 1-pack-

LIMELIGHT Football age deal, appraised by Giant
refuses to be crowded off the a Owner Horace Stoneham a

stage. as scores of new coachesare $125,000 transaction which didn't
announced and scheduled od- < Include Roy Weatherly and oth-
who went to the Giant
\ dities creep to the footlights. ers roster '
from the Oaks.
Bradley University has on its vj Judging the records It's a pretty -
1951 slate two of the newest and < i i'e O safe bet one of the esrtwhile "
.... potentially great schools. Duringthe :
Acorns, if not all of them, will\
in October the t
last week
rise up to plague Dressen many
Braves head east to play Brandeis
times during the 1951 season
University, coached by Michigan'sAllAmerican U : e My Matter of fact, any one might ,
Benny Friedman; a have the class to do Dressen out ,l
24th travel to
and on November 1a
of the National League pennant.Of .
Florida State.
Tallahassee to test
course Dresden didn't have an u'inkling
The latter, incidentally, became he would be the Dodger '
in Floridato s /
first white-college
5) S- a '" k boss when he was gaily unloadingall ,
turn in a perfect season when r a I
that bundle of minor league
Seminoles all eight of
the won s >r
stars to Durocher. But that will
their 1949 contests. \
E. Sr be little consolation should the ,
Nevada and South Dakota meet Giants capture the National flag.

for the first time on the grid this I And they may do Just that. Onlya I
fall During the past 10 foot- '
ball seasons only one college has CAMP ALL-STARS-These twenty lads were selected as top performers In their age bracket miserable beginning in 1950 ,.t
scored more football victories and respective positions following the all-star game which concluded the third annual Jackson prevented them from becoming a
than have the Universities of ville-Navy Boys Baseball Training Camp Saturday at NAS. Front row, left to right, are, Bob serious factor In the waning daysof

Texas and Notre Dame Geor- Bondurant, David Workman, Bill Nicholson, Buddy Mullis, Larry llelnke, Kirby Alexander Char- a redhot stretch drive. Du
l gia. The Bulldogs lead with 80, lie Ilaskins, Grady Bostick, Earl Moccta. and Franklin Hancock. Back row, left to right, Howard rocher already is chirping about

one more than the Longhorns Rambo, Leon Moltt, Jim Grooms, John Cooper, Charles Norse, Pete Plyler, Merritt Bird, Clyde the staff Giants in the having National.'APril the. beat mound

and Irish claim. Dinkins and Don Lanier.

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4 TOO-Newly promoted Comdr.
James C. McCoy fourth from BULLETIN

left, back row poses with ether 1.
members of his enlisted Avi- (Items offering for sale Articles

S5.55' L a ation Pilot unit that went of property such as washing
through flight training back In machines, automobiles, furniture
1927' at Pensacola. Several of radios, clothing and the like ja
the pilots are still in service, prohibited by Defense Department *.
but for the most part most of regulations. This column

<, A? fEa these early airmen are in inac- will, however, 'list such servicesas
4 tive status. available housing, rides wanted -
lost and found articles, and
Back In the days when the other similar notices).
CurtiM "Hawk" was one of the
hottest things in the air, Comdr. FOR RENT

McCoy, then Chief Boatswain Furn.. rm., 2503 Dellwood AT*.
0 Mate (aviation pilot), went Mrs. Bowden, Ph. 75626.

through such tricky maneuvers, 2 rms. & bath. Mrs. Clarence .
as seen at bottom, with two other Raukin, 2805 Riverside Ave. Ph.
members of' old VT-2. 2-6020. J

Comdr. McCoy piloted the 2 bedrm. apt., 2245 Park St. Mrs..
.. plane seen on CIte right. Kicklighter, Ph. 7-5630.
One 3-rm., one 2-rm. apt. 418
Liberty St., or apply 112 East
Ashley, Mrs. Stradtman, Ph. 4-
SUPPLY S1Q 2 bedrm., 5 rm. apt, 2153 Myra
St. Mrs. Beres, Ph. 74994.
4 rm. garage apt. 4346 Shirley
Ave. Mrs. Sheffield.

Wanted, couple to share home,
Hobbyist. Model plane buildinghas 3946 Oak St. T, Dennison.
really come .into Its own. 2 furn. bedrms., 3602 Oak St.
From the earliest Introduction of Ph. 2-5354 after 6:30: p.m.
gliders, evolved the powered mod- Furn. rm. 2039 Dellwood Ave.
els, starting with rubber-bands, a > Mrs.: Fluckiger, Ph. 79894.
advancing to single cylindered Couple to share home in exchange
gasoline engines, and now takingthe for care for two children while
latest step, Jet power. mother works. 2034 Detroit St. f
Last Sunday from all over the Mrs. Lupo, Ph. 24194.
station, model plane enthusiastsmet ENLISTED PILOTS RECALLS PAST 3 rm. furn. apt., $65 per mo. Mate t
at the corner of Mustin and Robinson. Ph. 2-8037.
His recent promotion to Com- Two
duplex bungalows 2 bedrms.
Yorktown to talk shop, compare mander added another page to to head the aviation section of each. Paul ,
117 East '
models and race their ships with Little America II and remained
the vivid life story of one of theNavy's Church. Ph. 3-3507 20070. "
each other, and the hobbyistsfrom original enlisted aviation there until the war became im- 2 bedrm. or
Jax: and vicinity who had pilots Commander James C. Mc- minent. It was during this period 2123 Merrill furn. St.apt. So$80' per mOo
Jax. Ph
been invited to participate in the Coy, instrument training and saf- that he discovered a mountain, 9-0953. J. F. McConnell.
event. ety officer of ComFairJax, who which he named after his wife; Rm. and
use of house 1395 .
The little models, enginepowered Of interest to all In the Public started his naval career as an ap- it stands thus on the hydrographiccharts St. Mrs. Betty Smith, Ph.Wolfe 2- ."
and controlled from a hand Works department and many II prentice seaman in 1921. today as, Mt. Alma McCoy. 1010. ,
stirrup (called "U-Control") by friends on the station of Helen He acted as assistant navigation During the next expedition in 5 rm. furn. bungalow 1745
two steel wires which operate the Johnson is the announcement of 1947 he acted as Rear Admiral Sheri
officer in the famous first massed- dan St. Mrs. O. Farrell.
Clevators, .are no cinch to con- the birth of an 8 pound, 4 ounce flight from San Diego to Honolulu Richard E. Byrd's personal pilot Unfurn. 6 rm. house 903 Talbot ,.
struct. Commissary's Gordon son on April 5 at St. Vincent's and made his first trip over the
in 1934 while in VP-10. For Ave., Murray Hill. Mrs. Beaton
Kent, AN, who has been building Hospital. The new head of the his participation he South Pole on Feb. 16. Ph. 23715. ,
was -
power models since he was 15, family has been named Kelley commended While aboard the old USS Sar- %
by the President of the Single and double rms., 1447 Avondale
estimates that working time on Paul Johnson, Jr. United States and later twice by atoga (CV3)) in 1929 as an Avia- Ave. Mrs. Schultz, Ph.-
anyone plane is better than 30 Comdr. Eugene J. Peltier, Pub- the Secretary of the Navy for his tion Pilot first class he was pro- 2-5930.
hours. : lic Works officer is in Washington .development of aerial navigationaids. mted to Chief Aviation Pilot Rm. and board for men, 2607
The planes are built to compete I this week on bulsness mat- when then Lieutenant Commander Riverside Ave. Mrs. Sarah
for speed, endurance, and stunt- ters Mildred Fowler of the S SIn Alfred E. Montgomery whois Johnson, Ph. 2-6473.
of the models Contract Section is in St. Vin- now Commander, Fleet Air
ing, and some are Will share home 256 Belfort St.
1939 he went to Antarctica ,
perfect scale miniatures of their cent's Hospital recuperating froma Jacksonville, .was. his. skipper. Mrs. Watkins, Ph. 7-4435.
biggter brothers. Speeds have recent operation Jo Eastman lected for the second consecu- 2 bedrm. furn. house near NAS
been clocked as fast as 135 mph formerly of the Contract He was executive officer of Lit & Cecil Field. Inquire 6252
tive as Representative of
and stay aloft on power as longas Section, has transferred to NAT- Grand year Lodge of Odd Fellows, tle America III, when the second Firestone Road. $65 per mo. W.
into the frozen .
3 or 6 minutes. TC. venture E.
Jacksonville No. 64'has been be- Sheppard, Ph. 8-8206.
SIn Huntley Cox of the Record stowed upon Mearl T. Crumley of undertaken, and when the Rm. and kitchen privileges. 3328
the meet last week-end, Cordon Section is confined to the Hos- the Design Division. Mr. Crum- famous warm area was discovered. Old Kings Rd. Mrs. Montgomery.
demonstrated three of his latest pital due to an emergency oper- ley is also the alternate Repre- This section surrounding a Ph. 4-6268.
I models two gas englned ation Mimi Bailey of the De- sentative for The Encampment lake is mild in the midst of a Single or double rooms. 16 Chal-
planes and one Jet job, the lat- sign Division is still on sick leave No. 1 IOOF and Scribe of the land of eternal winter.Pensacola len Ave. Miss J. C. Somers, Ph.
ter failing to make a good show- but is improving by leaps and Encampment Mr. Crumley will Prior to entering as 2-5008.
ing because of bad flying weather. bounds We welcome Madge be in Sarasota all of next week a BM2 in 1926, Commander recruit train-Mc- 2 bedrm. apt., furn. Ill 15th Ave.,
The other two, however, bet- Taylor into the department this representing Jacksonville. This Coy went through Jax Beach. Mr. Rollins.
tered 125 mph and won their respective I I week. Madge is working in the Encampment is 106 years old. ing at Goat Island in 1921, and House to share, 1269 Kennard. W.
aboard the USS
"heats." Contract Section for Cleve Loveland Joe Wilson of the Telephone thereafter served J. Whitcomb. Ph. 6-3188.

Two other Department model Office had an attack of acute ap- tender Mississippi USS and Holland.the submarine Apt. for couple. 2242 Dellwood .
builders who participated and pendicitis and our spies tell us I Ave. Mrs. Eisenhower. Ph. 7-
made respectable showings in the John McMahon of the Design he has been operated dn. We wel- 8208.
meet were II. G. Cohron, SKI, Division is on leave, vacationing. come the telephone people into Traffic Violalions Furn. room, $7 per wk. 2242 Dell- :
and C. T. Zutell, CSS. All three Faunce McCully is on jury duty the Public Works Department. wood Ave. Mrs. Eisenhowera
boys hope to be able to enter the this week ... The Utilities DivIsion Fifteen new apprentices are Listed below are traffic violations Ph. 7-8208. '
National Meet held each year in office has had a face lifting presently assigned to Maintenance committed aboard this station Rm. with kitchen privileges. 4839
some selected city, in which hob- job consisting of a matched set and Transportation. We wel for the period March 30 to Kerle St. Mrs. Evelyn Cast, ,
: byists from all over the world will of executive type desks includingone come them along with Hulton April 15.Imiroper. ext. 293.
compete. It is probable that the for the ever-busy typist. We Childs. CD1 of the V-l Division. parking: R. F. Hos- Rm. with bath. 2537 Herschel St.
meet this year will be held in thank the PWO. Tom Andrev: went fishingover ker, PR2; C. D. Waite, END2; P. Mrs. Slaughter.: Ph. 82066.
I Texas, sometime in July, The green thumb gal, Jeanette the week-end at the Beach. Keleher, ATC; Cpl. H. L. Duke; FOR SALE
Riley, has been dispensing frag- Tom says he saw plenty of pret- Lt. J. H. Bain.Speeding 2 bedrm. home, furn. 'or unfurn.
Miscellany: It's time to start rant sweet peas which grew and ty sights and if our guess is right, : W. L. Ive, HSAA; Small equity. Mrs. Peters, Ph.
getting Carnival minded again. grew through all of the deep Tom was one of them. Lt. J. D. Gregory; LTJG D. Dick. 2-9520.
I With that big festival only a freeze days Shirley Piper and Tom Chief Ed Sullivan, Char- ert. 48 M System Trailer 3 rm., 23
month away, early plans Indicate several of the sports-minded per- lie Green and Paul Green went to Involved in accident: R. J. Brad- ft. long. 3507 Old Kings Road.
that the carnival will be just sonnel of Utilities took time off see the Red Sox lose to the Jack- ley, AD3; J. Johnson.A Mrs. Turrong, Ph. 4-8150.
about twice as big as last year. to attend the ball game on the sonville Tars last week. Sully I I House 3 bedrms. & 2 baths, neat'I
Preceding the event itself is the 5th. Lcdr. Harold Davis, Utilities was the only sad sack in the sultan at odds with his harem NAS. Lt. (jg) Bingham, ext.
sale of chances on the various superintendent, with three' duty bunch. Though of a way he could 792. i
-f items to be given away. Tickets assignments is pa cularly con- Thought for the week: None of scare 'em. Opportunity for 2, 21 ft. trailer.
for the car to be given away are cerned with the task of absorb- us is responsible for all the things He caught him a mouse, Mr. Kolb, Ph. 2-3553 after 1200.
available from the following Sup- ing the telephone facilities into that happen to us, but we are responsible Set it loose in the house, MISCELLANEOUSRiders
the Public Works department.The for the behave Thus -starting the first harem-
way we
ply-era: Ernest Rodeillat, Lt. It. wanted from Starke Fla.
M. Durfee (Navy Exchange) Wil- honor of having,: been se- when they do happen. scarem. I to NAS, 0800-1630, ext. 433.

I Hams, Frank Hallman F. L. Eas- .. .. Riders wanted: Pearl St. to NAS
terly (Messengers), Thelma Con- ,, .:!II( '* =' >'x':. :w :?:.<'. ,, '.<'". "'-<>;f. ,...:',>' <" .'..,..., .:.. ';: I I Bruce Crawford, Ext. 739. Shop
ner Accounting), Walter Rodgers < { f; .'::.;' :#%,1-:?m..?t 5t,, _:,,,,..{ ":., : ..;: .' 2201, Main O & R.
(Inventory), Oretha Wilkins : : < .:, ,, : : :: Ride wanted from vicinity of

(Stock Control), and Shorty Se- < ',, 1t i-;**' Mandarin to NAS. 0800-1630. R. ..
,.. K. Brown Ext. 8124. '
gal (Procurement). '"o < < ".<. ,
Chances on the boat are in the Riders wanted from Five Points
har. s of Oretha Wilkins in Stock to O&R. 0700-1530.: Call Ext. 525:!
Control, and the Planning Office. or 7-6880. E. L. Padrick.

Any other unit, or section or .individual Riders wanted to Quonset Pt., R.
, interested in selling a I. Will leave between 23-25 Ap-
book of chances on either raffle ril. Will stop any point on way. -,.
.,' (Ahould contact the Planning Of- < Contact Neil Bradley, 4642 Tim-

.fice.Whopper: A few days ago %, uquana.LostClass. ring in vicinity of
; Bldg. 902. Troy State
Norma Hendricksr husband, College,
J s a3A 1950. Initials K. L. H.
4 I -
6 1.4 trout
Ralph, caught a pound Harrison, Ext. 763.
measuring 23 inches, which seems A<
Wanted-Ride from ll-D-22 Mc-
to be the record so far this' year
Apts., Jax Beach in
for these parts. After the catch for'
Supply two. Hrs. 0800 to
was photographed, weighed, and 1630. James E. Thomas.
measured and entered in the con- a A Wanted-Ride from Clifton and
test, incidentally), Ralph Investigated Chaseville Road. Hrs. 0730 to
the possibility of having his r 1610. L. B. Suther, Ph. 9-9859. I
... prize mounted. Reported Norma: > Driving to N. Y.. via Norfolk.
"It turned out to cost a dollar an 1 0 >e Leaving May 2, would like twoor
Inch to have it mounted-so we > three girls to share expenses.

ate It"i P. O. Box 342. Mrs.: Watson.
I ANOTIIER CARNIVAL PRIZE-Here is the second big grand prize to be given away at the Experienced babY-'itter. DorsetU I
Girl to a date in nIght club: "I I Navy Charity Carnival May 18-19. This 14-foot Chris-Craft boat, complete with outboard motor and 'I Smith, Ext. 366.
think I'll have another drink. It trailer will be given away to some lucky ticket holder who does not have to be present to win. Experienced baby-sitter Bill t,
mikes you so witty." :I Tickets which sell for only 25 cents are now on sale. Ring. Call Ext. 8297. ..


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