Jax air news

Material Information

Jax air news
Place of Publication:
United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date:
June 21, 1951


Subjects / Keywords:
Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
30.235833 x -81.680556


Additional Physical Form:
Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note:
Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Holding Location:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
Copyright Jax air news. Permission granted to University of Florida to digitize and display this item for non-profit research and educational purposes. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires permission of the copyright holder.
Resource Identifier:
000579555 ( ALEPH )
33313438 ( OCLC )
ADA7401 ( NOTIS )
sn 95047201 ( LCCN )


This item has the following downloads:

Full Text


Your Country's Defense Join The Payroll Savings PlanA .

------ -

Reminder ..-d.4. Weather

. ... Friday--Showers and I

Drive carefully It's JflX warmer.
better to get there H1JS Saturday Thundershowers ;

y '. late than not at all. warm.and continued -

The life you save Sunday Little
may be your own. change.:
Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville. Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval_ 1 District and Commander Fleet Air Wing; 11
r -- --- -- -- -
\\I'! ''''

A k 5 t Bond CarnpagnStarts
y r rS1t ;

I 1L Monday :

? Seek To Increase Program -

Via Personal Canvass

i Departmental and divisional contact men for the stn-

tion's person-to-person canvass campaign to seek enrollees in

the payroll savings plan, during the station's Savings Bond

, I Drive which begins Monday, were named at an organizational -

meeting early this week.
General chairmen, divisionalchairmen
and canvassers met with Two Fold Purpose
Lcdr. James F. Hackney, Eastern The commanding officer has
representative, Savings Bond office designated the week of June 25
Office of the Secretary of the for the station's "Bond Drive" andit
Navy. Lcdr, Hackney reportedthat is expected that every employeenot
statistics issued by the Treasury presently enrolled in the pay-
VISITS FLEET ACTIVITIES-Vice Adm. John J. Ballentine, Commander Air Forces, Atlantic Department show that o\'er'' roll savings plan will be contacted -
Fleet (second from right) is shown as he was greeted by high ranking: local officials on his arri- 83 of Defense Bonds sold during and given the opportunity of
. %
val in his one-day visit here last Wednesday. Left to right are Capt. Jesse II. McClure, Commander 1950 still retained I' signing for this worthwhile pro-
Fleet Air Wing Eleven; Capt. Allen Smith. Chief of Staff, Fleet Air Jacksonville; Capt. Doug- are being by gram.
las T Day, NAS commandinoffiter/ ; Vice Adm. Ballentine and Rear Adm. Alfred 'E. Montgomery, original purchasers I
Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville. NAS civilian participation, Lcdr. The purpose of payroll saving
Hackney stated, dropped from is two-fold-first to encourage
I First Two Today 167% a year ago to a present fig ,, systematic savings, and secondly,
12YEAROLDSAVES ure of 49.5: %. The overall Navy to channel money from the infla-
I figure is 64% at present and it is tion market to the Treasury De-
Begin Release Of Eligible Marine anticipated that NAS Jax will partment for financing the na-
BABES i either meet or exceed the overall tion's all-out defense program.By .
'Navy average, as a result of the providing the payroll sav

FROM FLAMES Reservists Here From Active Duty forthcoming canvass. encouraged

Release of Marine Reserves from active duty status be. systematic saving habit. In addition

Quick thinking and fast ac- gins this week at the Naval Air Station with the first two 'Adm. BallentineIn savings, money bonds is that increased Is invested by the in

tion by a 12-year-old lad eligible Marines slated to be mustered out today under the interest paid which is a return of

saved the lives of two infantsin Marine Corps Reserve program. I Short VisitVice $4.00 for every $3.00 invested over
a flame-engulfed bedroomat Sgt. James J. Burke and M/ I a ten year period.Pers.ontoPerson.
John R Collet, both with or three years prior to July 1, Contact
the Cecil Field Naval Housing Sgt. 1951. Adm. John J. Ballen
the Marine Air Detachment at Departments at NAS have set
project last 'Friday NATTCenter, are the first men to More to He Released tine, Commander Air Force, up Bond organizations to conductthe
Bobby Van, stepson of Aviation be released to an inactive duty During the week of July 1, 11 Atlantic Fleet, paid an infor- person-to-person canvass oC
Mrs. Clare Metalsmith.L. Airman and status. Having been assigned to more Marines stationed here on mal visit with fleet l units non-participants during the coming .
Petersen. 206-B active to August 1, will released. Six drive. Within the Overhauland
Naval Housing duty prior the base be are during his one-day stay at the
; was distributing 1950, qualifies them for release with the Marine Barracks on Repair Department, Julius
he baseball noticed gloves dense to his gang when under the plan. Mamside, and the other five with Naval Air Station last Thurs- Der Quina has been designated as
from the housing unit. coming All enlisted reservists classified the Air Detachment at NATTCenter. day.It. the general chairman with HarryE.
Shouting) 'fire", Bobby dropped in the "A" or "B" categoryare marked the first time Ad- Jarrard, Carson J. Wilcox and
his ball equipment and dashed being released by the Marine Marine Barracks personnel slated miral Ballentine has visited units Robert W. Vogel as sub-chairman.
I. Corps. The first of eligible of his command since he assumedthe Assistant chairman for O&R is
to the house, not stopping; to groups for release include Cpl. HaroldH.
.. talk to the gathering crowd. He reserves are being released Carey, T/Sgt. Arthur J. Cock-) : post last February, relievingVice Anthony Fragale, Service Group:
rushed inside and found Mrs. during the month of June. rell, Cpl Joseph W. 'Lucas, S/Sgt. Admiral Felix B. Stump. Ad- Lillian F. Wolfe, Inspection Group:
Wells crying "My babies ara- in Must Be EligibleThe Wilfred H. McDonald, Cpl. Wil- miral Stump is now Commander, James W. Edwards, Production
Control: John Z. Kaczetow, As-
the bedroom. Second Fleet.
C. Nimmo, III, and Jack
program does not release son Cpl. sembly Division; James C. Chester -
B. Included in the Air De- During his visit here Admiral
all Marine reservists from active
The father was attempting, Plant ; John J. Weaver
It is limited to those tachment releasees are: M/Sgt. Ballentine was the guest of Rear
duty. men
without to reach the Power Plant Division; Robert
success Gunthar C. Bauermann, Cpl. Jackie Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery, Com-
bedroom. Smoke and flying who have served In an active duty Masters. Transfer Division; Fred
sparks turned him back. status before August 1, 1950, are M. Mumford, S/Sgt. Reynold mander Fleet Air Jacksonville.A L. Register, Process Division; SamN.
Bobby ran outside and grabbeda veterans, and are 26 years old or D. Law S/Sgt. Julian C. Pagliara graduate of the Naval Academy Hazourl, Repair and Salvage,
cap off a playmate and returned. older before July 1, 1951. Vet and T/Sgt. Aloysius J. Schlosser. in 1917, Admiral Ballentinehas and Marcus L. Chapman, Accesso-
., Covering; his face he pushed erans are those who served 90 Officers are also eligible to be served in varied capacities ries and Equipage.
through to the bedroom. days or more during World WarII released under the June program. during his Naval career, Including At the Public Works Depart
Chief Petty Officer Francis E. or at least a year between Sep- Service requirements for the re- command of Carrier Division 7 ment, J. Frank Nettles has been
(Please Turn to Page 2. Col. 2)) tember 16, 1940 and June 24, 1948, (Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 4) during World War II, (Please Turn to Pare 8. Col. 5)Aid


a-:: -ifS I


''I, .
Now it's music to soothe

the aching jaw! Dental ex-

aminations and extractionsare

made somewhat more 1i

bearable now-at least at the

Naval Hospital here. For \ )

, there music accompanies the
filling of a tooth or pulling ofa I.

molar. ;

Instigator of this unique inno-
vation is Comdr. Harold G. Green,
p dental officer at the NAS Hos
pital. MUSIC HATH CHARMS Most patients approach dental
treatment with apprehension, but at the Naval Hospital! fears are
The idea behind Comdr. Green's allayed somewhat with an innovation instituted by Comdr. HaroldG.
"invention" is to allay the apprehension : Green, dental officer. You get music' and other programs, with
with which most patients your treatment and all that is required is to turn the knob on the i
approach dental treatment, wheth-I chair, Comdr. Green, right photo, is about to examine teeth of
er it be a filling, Mary Ellen McCreery, DN, who turns on switch (right -hand) and
examination. sweet music, provided by equipment, top photo, pours from the
., "In an effort to alleviate this head rest, equipped with rubber cushion ear phones. + y

anxiety syndrome," as Comdr. If the patient wishes to hear night, when the dental officer is
Green' It, "I employed a wire
puts something other than music, he home, he records various' popular
recorder apparatus to supply tnU- i
simply turns a knob mounted on network broadcasts. The next
ale via to
The earphones works this. A the side of the chair. Slight turnsof day he plays the entire programto
the knob will bring forth a his patients.
patient settles in the dentist'schair
baseball a .
game, a soap opera
and rests his head'on the
head rest which is equipped with quiz program, or whatever the Currently, he is recording manyof
rubber-cushioned earphones. From patient'desires, the top radio programs. Among
these phones comes'music-classical How does Comdr. Green get some are the programs of Bing
hillbilly, or popular tunes. these various kind of music At (Please Turn to Pace S, Col. 2))


> ::;; :;;;:' ;""";'; ":: :::;;I' "''
r- 'litti
Page Two JAX AIR NEWS June ;: It/51

r Report From Washington

l J t ews Armed Forces Get GradsNavy

--' .J.k..l. _-m. :..... ., Many Academy

r Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air

;' Station Jacksonville. Fla.NAS Jacksonville, Has Need For More Qualified InstructorsBy

t Capt. Douglas T. Day Commanding Officer i Armed Torres Press Service petty officers and petty officers first class.
Comdr. Porter F. Bedell Executive Officer THIS LEAK'S GRADUATING classes of the WAVES who are qualified for teaching also ti
Lt. Lorenzo W. Baldwin Public Information Officer Service Academies will enrich the Armed are desired. Commanding officers have been
Fleet Air( Jacksonville Forces by more than 1,200 new officers. The instructed to nominate all qualified personnel.
Rear Adm. Alfred E. Montgomery Commander Naval Academy had a class of 722 Midshipmen *
Capt. Allen Smith Chef! of Staff 177 of: whom were commissioned in the MAJ. GENERAL RAYMOND W. Bliss Army
Fleet Air Uinf Eleven Air Force 46 in the Marine Corps, one in the Surgeon General has retired after 40 yearsin
Capt. Jesse S. McClure _.______._....._._.. CommanderComdr. Army the remainder in the Navy. The U. S. the Medical Department. He is largely responsible -
Joseph B. Tibbets ..__..___._ Chief Staff Officer Military Academy turned out 353 new Army for the reduction of battle casualties]
Naval Air Technical Training Center and 119 Air Force officers. The Coast Guard to the lowest rate in U. S. history. -

Capt. Lester K. Rice _......._._.._..___....-_..... Commanding Officer graduated & class of 63. .
,/ Comar. John A. Gamon Jr. _-._.__.._ -_...._ Executive Officer r THE AIR FORCE Is preparing to inaugurate
Naval Hospital THE DEFENSE DEPARTMENT 'has in. its fifth basic pilot training school under
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton .. Commanding Officer creased the monetary allowance authorized for civilian contract. The new school will be operated
Capt. Guy E. Stahr Executive Officer families of deceased Service personnel for burlI at Hondo, Tex., by Texas Aviation Industries -
NARTU I al expenses. The new allowance Is $125 for of San Antonio. Others are locatedat
Capt. Raymond N. Sharp Commanding Officer burial in a private cemetery and $75 maximumfor Greenville Miss., Columbus Miss., Moultrie
Comdr. Laurence D. Ruch. F.xec'Jtive Officer burial in a Post or National cemetery. Ga., and Barlow, Fla.
Previous allowances were 575 by Army and *
! Editorial Offices in Rooms 123 and 125 Main Administration Air Force for burial in a private cemetery; no THE USAF Extension Course Institute Gun-

.. building. Phone extension 8184. allowance for burial in a National cemetery.The ter AFB Ala., is providing all AF Bases with
Editor-Andrew H. Planeyt Navy previously authorized not to exceed .. special Information and Education kits which
t Staff Members: John L. Almond; Barbara Ricicman, SN; $75 regardless of the type of cemetery contain complete information concerning the
, ,Gerald Hynes. SN. in which interment was made. educational opportunities offered through the
The JAX AIR NtWb is publiShed wertiy It tile U. S. Naval Air Station. *
with non-appropriated fundsat USAF Extension Course program.
Jacksonville, ilorlda and printed commercially
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-39. Rev. THE ARMY ORGANIZED Reserve Corps .
t AFFS material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted withoutthe will have the largest summer training encamp THE FIRST KINEPIIOTO recording of sur-
Service ) of other
, written permission of Armed Forces Press Republication
( matter, except by service publications U prohibited without permission oft ment program in history this summer with gery for training purposes-simultaneous recording -
\. Editor JAX AIR NEWS: 118,000 officers and enlisted men undergoing of picture and sound-has been made _
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station and theNaval 15 days of training at 151 camps. Another at the Army Medical Center Washington D.
Air Reserve Training Unit. Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Cecil Field
The JAX AIR NEWS U a member of the Armed Forces ness Service. 15,000 individual Reservists will participate in C. A recording of an amputation and other
t the U. S. Naval Hospital. short training tours in unit and staff assign orthopedic practices was made during a Medi-
ments. cal Service course company grade officer
w Why Not Ask Yourself? An additional 21,000 college ROTC students for .

will take six weeks of basic branch instruction AN ANNAPOLIS, Md, Navy housing proj.
The total encampment last year was ect containing 390 units is nearing completion.Over .
4 There's Always A Way To Answer 50,000. 200 families already have moved into enlisted
I men's quarters near the Naval Experi
THE NAVY has a continuous, need for mental Station across the river from the U.
k. '. A Question--"Go To The Book"Questions Qualified instructor personnel especially chief S. Naval Academy.'t

concerning naval problems or subjects often arisein
i conversations among NAS personnel. Naturally someone disputes ZUee/ 'nel

another's opinion,..and an argument ensues.Such .

when the Dickering conversationalists results OnlY involved is always willing to help library -

f' know little or nothing visitors. 1 // f
about the subject they are dis- Of invaluable aid. too are the 'lI/inij Notes
"blue books"-the
familiar en-
cussing. Accordingly, the opinions
listed Training Courses. These from
they have no foundation
I' particular books are availableat 1 [ARRYt1

the Education. Center.12Year COME
To M f3
:, But if in the middle of an
argument someone would suggest Old
the use of the Mainside \'F-7U-Final details have been motion to the rank of Lieutenant
Library's reference books an (Continued from Page: 1)) worked out for the squadron's I Congratulations.
i. authentic solution to the problem Johnson made an attempt to res- cruise in July. The squadron will .
could be obtained quickly. cue the babies but was dressed be transported to Tensacola for
After all, that's what the library only in swimming trunks. The qualification in carrier landings Begin ReleaseContinued
is for. intense heat and sparks drove aboard the USS Monterey. All .
Books like "Uniform Regula him back of the pilots have been working ( from Pace 1))
tions" or "Navy Department He went outside and broke the hard on Field Carrier Landing lease of officers are the same as ..
General Orders" and magazines pane of the bedroom window, Practice and it is hoped that each those for the enlisted reservists,
: like "All Hands" or "The Na- reached in and unlatched it, then pilot can qualify during the training except that officers must have "
val Training Bulletin" are onlya opened the window. cruise. been assigned to active duty before -

few of the many naval referenceS The enlisted men have been di-I July 21, 1950 and second lieutenants
available. Facts can be Inside Johnson saw Bobby must have 21 months or -
vided into eight for competition -
I PAGING JlUB Y-l\lrs. Lar-
from bulletins
gleaned two-months-old Wil-
scooping: up active service.
in attendance at drills.
: from the seven bureaus of the win- I ry Hall, of Hinsdale Ill., took
ford Jr The boy ran to the
Navy Department the regulations At the end of six months the section I Overseas Marine reserve per no chances on missing hus-
dow and handed the infant to
having the best average at. sonnel eligible for release will be band ..
} and letters sent out by the he Army Captain Larry '
Johnson. Then returned gathering -
tendance.for the will togo I the United States .;
Fleet District, or Command. I Michael Wayne 13 period get transferred to Wall, when transport General
a up on an RON hop to a very desirable for release. A time extension will ISrevvster arrived at San Fran-
months. Michael was passed to
Perhaps the books most widely Johnson before Bobby threw spot. Everyone is making be authorized for personnel in cisco. She holds sign to attract -
used by naval personnel for himself through the opening plans and looking for poor at- combat, but they must be transferred his attention. It worked
reference at Mainside Libraryare Both infants were treated for tenders to be sure that their section for release not later than I fine and Capt. and Mrs. Wall
the "Military and Naval minor burns at the Naval dispen- wins the trip. June 30. were united art the dock a few
Recognition Book," "Naval sary at Cecil Field and returnedto The squadron has a prospective I moments after picture was
Leadership: ,""Your Navy" and their parents. new member for NAUTU To Construct New snapped.A .

of course "The Bluejackets'Manual" Bobby's stepfather and Wells JaOne Jerry W. Ossowskl city and a chorus girl
In all, between 200 are Navy men stationed at Cecil born 15 May, weight on arrival Collapsible 'Copter Are much alike, 'tis true;
and 250 general and technical Field. 8 pounds, nine ounces. lie is
A city's built with outskirts
(APPS) The Ar- ,
subject books on the navy third In line for the OssowsUl's. \\afchlngton 1
A chorus girl is too.
and military science are available Upon hearing of Bobby's hero The father Is our Lt. (jg) Robert my has ordered its first jet-pow-

there. ism Captain C. Hawkins commanding J. Ossowskl of Jacksonville. ered collapsible helicopter.The Then there Is the girl who
officer of the AuxiliaryAir Mother and son are reported to machine can be folded and doesn't have to much about
And if the book or publication Station immediately sum. be doing fine. loaded aboard a jeep by two men her family tree worry if she has the
in which one is interested moned the to his office and .
librarian youth The squadron is better off financially using ordinary tools.It right kind of limbs.
cannot be found the offered him thanks and com In the amount of $2.35 will be powered by two .
mended him for his action. this month. Soon there will be that will .
Rafts tiny jet engines operate -
; 20-Man
Improve "I'm proud to shake the" handof enough for a squadron party ,and on ordinary fuel used by Thecthe'Guide
For Transport Aircraft such a courageous lad, Cap- if the offenders continue at the Army vehicles and will carry a
tain Hawkins said. 'If you con present clip we can have the party pilot-observer and a tactical ra-
Washington (FrS) The six- tinue to follow the example you in the early fall. (These fines dio. *
man life rafts now carried by set here today everyone who
are levied on late attenders at The Army said the helicopter
aircraft of the knows will be proud of
heavy transport you you.
muster). should prove valuable for observation MAINSIDEThursday
:Military Air Transport Service A Navy investigation revealedthe Word has been received by two and scouting work in the June 21
blaze started the oil stovein
4 20-man are being rafts.replaced The with replacement improved is the kitchen of the in house. Damage former Lt. (jg's), Frank C. Johns opening phase of airborne opera. '-Silv'er Canyon" ..........Gene Autry
and John M Smith, of their tions.
Friday June 22
expected to be completed by the was estimated at approximately
end of August. The hew rafts 1000. The Navy fire department "Three Steps North" .................... '. .
will result in increased payloadand brought the blaze under ".' .._........................... Lloyd Bridges
storage space since one new control. 'd" Saturday, June 23
raft will replace 3.3 of the old + "City Lights" ..-....Cast Unknown

New Machine\ Gun Fires Sunday, June 24
"Excuse My Dust..Red. Skelton
type.DIVINE Fast, Hits Hard Monday June 25 )

; "My Forbidden Past" ....._.._........
Moline, 111 (AFPS-A new .60 ..............._............... Ava Gardner
calibre machine gurf.hich fires Tues. & Mod, June 26-27:

: SERVICES fast and hits hard has been developed "Sirocco" ,..._....Humphrey Bogart

ti by the Army Ordnance NATTCenter

Protestant Corps. "Brave Bulls" .......__.Mel Ferrer
0930-Services. All Saints' Cha. The weapon is air cooled'and Friday June 22 \
w Sunday School) can be affixed to wing and "City Lights" .._.Cast Unknown '
0915-Naval Hospital Chapel. noses of aircraft. It fire 750: Saturday June 23

i J045-All Saints ChapeL rounds a minute, 50 more rounds "Three Steps North" ......................
Catholic ..._..-......._..._........ Lloyd Bridges
per minute: than the JSO calibre : Sunday, June 24
0830-Mass, St. Edward's ChapeL weapon. It can be fired electrically '< 'f"\ ;, "Snake River Desperados" ............
0930-St. Edwards' Chapel (Catechism by remote control. $: ; :.. ...__...._..... Charles Starrett
', Class). converted into a HATS here at NAS who Mon. & Tun, June 25-26
3030-Mass, St. Edward's Chapel.0645Mass It also can be GET HACKEY -Among the many
at Hospital Chapel. 20 millimeter weapon<< by un- were upped to Chief Petty Officer last week were Robert Wings "Excuse My Dust".Red Skelton
the barrel and replacing and Nathaniel Johnson of VP-5. Lcdr. Richard Rodriguez executive Wednesday, June 27
, 'I,' ., Mormon screwing it with the 20 millimeter barrel officer of \P-5 left presents Hingo his, "hard hat., while "My Forbidden Past" .................,.. I
, ::YNednessdday-1930-at Small Cha- without special tools. Johnson tries his on for size. ................._"........... Ava Gardner 1




June 21, 1951 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three


I Dialogue Station -l ; -T-; S- Waivers NSLI Of Are Payment Clarified For 1 I

("Station Dialogue" provides an i

opportunity for military and civilian i ... .
in recent weeks announcements -
personnel of NAS to voice /V 4MASS have been for the last ten years.

their opinions on a question put I ( concerning the waiverof "Each year the cash surrender

w to them by a Jax Air: News re- J < payment for permanent or value will increase over the

porter). term type National Service amount paid in, and, during the

Today's question Is "Do you believe Life Insurance ,have caused 20th year, this man will pay in

the Cleveland mother had the considerable misunderstandings $118.80, while, the cash surrender
'- right to paddle the ftcliool<< principal value will increase by $168.05

who by his own admission among personnel.In without counting any dividend.

paddled her son?" an attempt to clarify the The dividends have increased each

Herbert A. Smith, AA, O&R:: plan for men holding the permanent year on this policy, and may be
type insurance, Lt. George S.
'' don't believe expected to continue so doing.
Holton, NAS Personnel officer, *
r"I[ mother had has actual
prepared the following "Before you consider cashing in
I right to assault case history."A that
permanent plan policy Lt
the princi man took out a 20-payment Holton
explained, "check very
life for in 1939 whenhe
plan $5,000
pal. It the child carefully your cash surrender
was 27 years old. The policy value. You may find that
(had done
a tost $118.80 per year.
Insurance is not costing you a,
c' I he should have t
dime and that you are actually
been spoken to "In 18 years, his regular dividends receiving a pretty good return ou

In no uncertain ..""' ._ __. ........., ,o7' _W""_" __"',... have amounted to $226.80. your Investment."
The cash surrender value of
terms. I also Another thing to remember In
Smith can't see why PROMOTION what is believed to be the largest policy now is $1,204.70, making a connection with waiver of premi-
mass promotion ceremony held within any single squadron in Marine total of $1,431.50 received or available
the principal should strike him ums on your permanent plan insurance
aviation history, 101 Marines from Fighter Squadron 223 at on this policy. The cost during it
either. But believe me 'brother, I is pointed out, is that
don't think I would care to get Cecil Field received "spot" promotions last Thursday. Lt. Col. the past 12 years therefore the amount to be waived, whichis

tangled up with a. woman like Frank E. Holland, commanding officer of the squadron, showngiving has been $1,425.60, which is $5.90 the cost of the pure insurance .

that. You get one mad some : certificates of promotion, was in charge: ot the ceremony. less than the cash value today risk-an amount as yet indefinite ;

time and see what happens.. plus the dividends. He has been -might be very small, even less I

0 101 From VMF-223 Promoted In insured for 12 years at a cost to than your annual dividend at pre 1
him of nothing more than the interest -
Wilson C. Nimmo, "MarineBarracks i !
Cpl. on the money he raid on ent.But
: "I his the entire policy thus be- i
.t read the story ot Mass Ceremony At Cecil FieldOne "In addition, during his 14th comes non-participating and earn I
; how the mother no dividends.Too .
x" year he will pay in 118.80, but
went to the Marines the cash surrender value of his the amount of the'! annual
Hundred and One
vanced from Private First Classto
| school house andt
j will Increase increase In cash surrender value
policy by $122.85
of fighter squadron
Corporal, 36 from Corporalto
'gave the principal -
VMF-223, took off from their Sergeant and 20 from Ser- without counting any, dividends I will have to be recalculated by

; working work long enough recently 'to geant to Staff Sergeant. There which have averaged over $30 a the Veterans' Administration because
f But the
t over.public hasn'the receive "spot" promotions in were no promotions to the top year for the past six. years you will no longer be payIng .
the full premium as her el\e
't the rank from their commandingofficer two enlisted ranks. \
ard two
c{: V! Lt Col. Frank E. Bollard I "Not counting any dividends fore. ,
sides of the sto-
i j at a special ceremony at during the 14th year, the cash surrender I ,
1,: jry yet. In the Cecil Field. Plan Construction Program value of the policy will Increase

I first place sends when This is reported to be one of For U. S. Cemeteries by $138,10, although thereis I Lt. Van Antwerp
a Parent a
Nimmo the largest mass promotions Washington (AFPS) The no reason to assume that divi-
child to school he is placed In the ceremonies held within any United States Military Cemeteryat dends will not be paid just as they I

care of the teacher and princi- single: squadron in the historyof Carthage, Tunisia, which has Named Center'sCatholic
pal. If the child was wrong he Marine aviation. VMF-223 been'designated a permanent cem-

should have been punished. I has a complement of 193 enlist etery by the American Battle l Who's Who
know when I was attendingschool personnel, of which 45 ad. Monuments Commission in Wash- I ChaplainRecently

and I told my parents that ington, is presently undergoing a

I was punished, my father completed $2,000,000 memorial construction In Defense returned from active
the job where the school Olmstead! Chosen program to be completed within ; duty with the First Marine Division -

"marm" left off. The principal the next two years, Superintendent 1 I in Korea, Lt. Eugene I.
must have been right and he must School's S. A. Cocucci disclosed re (This Is No. 13 in the series of Van Antwerp has been assignedas

have had good cause to paddle I Airman cently. personal sketches of men and I NATTCenter's Catholic Chap
the kid." women who make our Defense
I up
I The cemetery's present site was lain.Three
Top InstructorAlbert presented to the United States by Department).* years ago Lt. Van Ant-
Kirkland cashier
Tillie NavyExchange the French government in 1949. werp was recalled to active duty.
"I Col. Mary A. Hallaren His rlrst tour
i : ; was as Chaplain at
W. Olmstead, DM3 rwwan
Director, Women's Army CorjwAppointed the Great Lakes Naval
can't raining
really see a instructor in t he blueprint pires.
principal striking reading and mechanical drawingin He was selected to be Instruc- a Center. A year later, he was:
Director of the Worn- transferred to the USS Missouri.
t a child in any the Layout Phase, is the In- tor-of-the-Week in recognition
sense of the structor-of-the-Week in Airman of his good work in the phase. Ir- en's Army Corps, May 7, 1947 July, last year, found him at-

word. There are School at NATTCenter. vin D. Bush AMC, layout Supervisor Subsequently appointed first Director tached to the First Marine Divi

-+$ other for m's of Olmstead entered the Navy at says of him "He is a good of Women's Army Corps, sion and on his way to Korea,

I punishment. I re- Battle Creek Mich., in June 1948. conscientious worker. You can Regular Army on December 3, where he was active in many of

alize the motherof He is a graduate of Bellevue High give him a job and you do not I 1948. j the "Operation Yo-Yo" cam:;

the child must School Bellevue, Mich., and attended have to go back and check on him paigns. In the Sukok area he was
all the time." jI wounded by mortar fire, and re-
have been
State College
up- Michigan
.. ..
jI killed
ported by at least one
/ Kirkland set that she just for one year before entering the I
service publication."The .
could not control herself. Just Navy. Olmstead and his phase officer,
look at all the trouble that this Lt. (jg) F.-A. Dandrea are agreedon I report was exaggerated,"
the importance of the training Father Van Antwerp.He .
situation has created. The paddles Olmstead's brief Naval career says
the police and the court and has included boot camp at Great given in the Layout Phase. Both I has a lot to say about the
that the training is valuable Marine and Navy fliers who
the isn't settled yet. Both Lakes Ill., draftsman's school at agree
case in opinion failed to use Port Hueneme, Calif., and assign to the individual and Lt. operating from carriers in the
persons my Dandrea adds: "1 think He has seen them strafe
ment to Airman School at Memphis (jg) I area. as
good judgment. Tenn., for instructor duty. knowing layout work and under close as fifty yards ahead of our
Olmstead, who previously was standing it is valuable for planning own lines, and their techniquewith
". Sam Cerstl, PACT, NAS: "I studying to become a landscape work in the Navy-especial the napalm bomb he relates -

r" >- '- .' just can't see a architect has now developed an ly at the supervisor level. It's a is remarkably accurate.
\ '" ", ,,,' ': j mother in this interest in teaching to the extent very important phase in the Air > I I .

", particular situa- that he hopes to complete college man's training whether he real Delayed Christmas Party
and become high school teacher izes it or not-eventually he will
tion taking the Torrance, Calif. (API'S)-Crevrf /
be doing that sort of work even
of general science and Industrial
I law into her
own the Navy cruiser Juneau recently
Arts when his enlistment ex- though he doesn't realize it now.
.w hands. I n m y entertained orphans and

[ opinion she ." ..c':.. ...,.. needy children at a Christmas par-
should have reported -s.: rw.M.;F INSTRUCTIONS Albert W. ty, originally scheduled for De

the incident _:) Olmstead, DM3, Instructor-of-the- cember 25, 1950. The delay of

I to the prop. ': ," i Week of layout phases of the Air- about six months was due to the
ft.-f.4i er authorities. I t,:: man School gives student Pfc. Attended Lowell State Teach Juneau's activities in connection
uersiiam Jack E. Colenso, a few tips on ers College and Boston University
with the Allied evacuation of the
of unpleasantness
that much
sure i solving a mechanical drawing Taught in Lowell and Lexington
would have never oc- i .. Mass. Hungnam beachhead in Korea.
cured if each at them used their i problem. .
Was of first VVAAC
heads. I feel sorry for the prin- i n -.",,-- Officer Candidate graduate School, Des Station ConventionNew

cipal who got mauled treatmentto and the t Moines, Iowa, in 1942 First York (AFPS--the Fifth
mother"who applied assigned as administrative officerat Marine Division will hold its second -

him. Daytona Beach, Fla. Appointed annual convention at the Hotel -
.. commanding officer of Statler here, June 15. 16, according -
Fons Ctosby, SH3. NAS: "If the 1st VVAAC Separate Battalion, to Maj. Gen. 'W. Arthur

the kid was going overseas with that unit in Worton, USMC (ret'd), president

fresh and beefing July, 1943.Became. of the Fifth Marine Division Association -

the principals Staff Director of WAC .
'i had the right to I I I
) ,1 contingents attached to the 8th
him. utI
i slug and 9th Air Forces in England
think Who Said "Weaker Sex"
i don't any .
Uporigprrival in France, she
school authorityhas was namcu WAC Staff Director Detroit (AFPS) Mrs Harry

the right to for the ETO, with 9,000 WACs in Berry, a Red Cross Motor Corps
boot a child. her command. driver, recently won a women's

iJ> There are a lot 'J 4 Colonel Hallaren was appointed tire changing contest by removing -

of ways you can Chief of Civilian Employee Relations hub cap, .lugs and tire in 51leconds.
make a child toe
Section, Civilian Personnel
Crosby the mark with-
Branch, G-l, March 1946. I I I
out breaking his bones and mop- She spent three years overseas, Jets Bolster French AF
the floor with him. When
ping returning in June, 1946 Rhelnvi, France (AFPS)-First
are gentle with a child, sometlm'es. -
you Was appointed Deputy Directorof shipment of 17 American F-84 jet
you can get more out of the WAC her made recently to the
b a upon return from fighters was
them without giving I him the
works" Europe. French Air Force as part of a defense -

I I Colonel Hallaren has been build-up that began more

The there were fewer awarded the Legion of :Merit with than a year ago. A bilateral
reason an Oak Leaf Cluster, the Bronze agreement between France and
wrecks in the horseandbuggydays
Star Medal and the French Croix the United States calls for addi.
is that the driver didn't depend -
de Guerre with gold star. .I ATPS tional transfer of jet fighter craft
entirely on his own intelligence .q
I l 7 M.Mn sIW'ww..ns ), _ to the French,

I ,.
...... -. < "

Y 1,

Page Four JAX AIR NEWS June 21, 1951

-- -

VP-3, VF-41 Fasion 3 Report '

FxBii .

I Scouting Jacksonville Area Squadrons Two Fasron Six ordnancemen

\1'1; -- --- --.---.----- -- --- --- walked I off with top
some party members from the back on duty and we are happyto
A detachment of the RCAF water and the food. Despite report "not too much the worse honors in the annual Skeet)

were with1'3 for several close competition, Ernest Marshall for wear." Shoot at Savannah, Ga., re- .. '.
Convex II to ob- SN, reigned as king of the
days during If you haven't finished i I high
cently when Dominich T. Gal-
serve the ASW tactics and dancers with some graceful and school or if your college trainingwas

the workings of the P2VNeptune. skillful performances.Few interrupted, the Fasron 9 ed- ,litano, AOC, and William L.
could but notice the
help ucational system will aid you Im-
AOC tied for first
sub- Arthur, ,
"brown baggers" enjoying a mensely in furthering your school- "
Many of the flights made during stantial lunch for a change and ing endeavors. Course books can place I in the competition. a

Convex II were guided safelyto think perhaps the wives will take be acquired through the USAFI :
the excellent and include in the Then in a seven man shoot a f
the ground by the hint more for almost field
program any you I
GCA unit here. "khaki sack". I off the other r rs rs
weekly desire to enier. topped con-
The cooperation, work and spirit I
I with of 99 and I
of all hands has made it pos- Ralph IX 1'lrey, AD, was In- tenders scores T
sible for VP-3: to maintain its excellent formed by USAFI this week that Many of the squadron| members, 100 and came home with the
accident free flying rec- he has successfully passed the who vowed they would never I Tro-I
oid. high school GED test and will be traipse' along the fairways after a Class "A" and Service k" wr

Congratulations are In order to credited as having the equivalentof silly little golf ball, have fallento plies, I
three VP-3'ers:} who added addi- a high school diploma. the golfing fever now running
I Stanley E. Grube, ADE1, of the
tional half stripes to their sleeveson The successful completion of I rampant and are trying their luck
Maintenance office, is compiling; ,
the fourth of June, they are: this test will prove to be a dis- at the game. Some of them have I an enviable record in the educa- .K y a ,5,5

Lt. (jg) Vincent Dauro Lt. Harold Sproull and Lt. (Jg) Glenn ture Naval career and also in the amount of natural skill and have the short program time Stan has been with ,.MivMcwa k
Stokes. June 16th saw Al Nick- event he should return to civilian since demonstrated an increased
he the
the completed
elson, Francis Horgan, Milton life and his job as aircraft mechanic Interest in the activity. college squadron level tests in Analytical ON THE JOB Holding the
Blake, Russ Paul and Julian Flo- for Capital Air Lines in Lawrence J. Purcell, AA, of the trusty nozzle he used to extinguish
Geometry and Plane Trig In ad- ,
f lie\ all becoming proud Chief Petty Washington, D. C. Supply Department, who has been dition to taking: and passing the I a fire in the back ofa
Officer I The Texas contingent in the seen looking longingly in the direction first and second USAFI gasoline truck parked near ,
j squadron received a boost of one of :Michigan and heard cOl-1 squadron aircraft, is GeorgeP.

1'F41tirt i as Dean W. Longhenry, AOAA, muttering about leave and the Tests leg e, Which Educational for service Stewart, AMC, ot VA-859.
"all-hands" from Dallas reported aboard. high cost of transportation, sud- lie received a commanding of- .
VK-41'fc patty qualify him as having two com fleer's commendation for his
James R. Canup, AEAA, from denly was given an excellent
commissioned last
since being of college.
plete .
September was held at Kingsley Birmingham, Ala., and Charles G. chance to visit his home and is years alertness. (See story Page 5)
softball team has
Lake and was vastly enjoyed by Rhodes, AEAA, from Hays, North now enjoying a 15-day leave. I been The enjoying squadron a successful season : week for the benefit of the lunch

the squadron members and their I Carolina, have also reported for Dave J. Garner, AKAN, spenta with 11 wins in 15 starts and 200 time athletes. Since its comple-

wives, children and guests i duty. long week-end at a lake last tallies to their foes' 125. Althoughin tion, the court has been so busy
First arrivals on the scene were week and tried earnestly to landa third at the team plans are being made to constiuct
spot present
members of the party committeeand A group, of promising ( ?) "sealawyeis" few of the finny denizens said has been improving: dally and is another one. '

self-appointed "beer tasters". will soon be graduatedfrom to frequent the spot, but man- starting: a strong bid for the top After agreeing to extend for
lectures held in the
The party committee began ar- special\ aged only to return with a beau- rung. two years in order to go overseas! ,
the plentiful supply of squadron on the Uniform Code of tiful, sizzling "suntan". "
langing John R. Me Kenna, AMAN, has t
pare-nbs, ham, cold cuts, potato I Military Justice. The lectures The once mighty "Raiders" are With the basically well balanced started the process of checking:
salad, (topped by a fancy anchorof have been prepared from the book, now dragging and being in the group undergoing frequent and out for transfer to Port Lyautey.
"Extracts from the Uniform Codeof
stuffed olives), potato chips I Justice (annotated)" depths of misery. Not only did extensive practices, Coach Jack "Mac" is finishing up 26 months
and the usual trimmings i Military Fasron 6 blast them off the fieldin Frost has had an opportunity to service in the unit, most of which
and followed
45 minutes -
long are
The other "committee" of are discussion an inter-station meeting, but smooth out the various rough was spent in the hydraulics shop.
Charles Ebbert, Pill; Martin Dug- I about 15 by minutes.a the "Baby Raiders" also rocked spots and now has high hopes of Four months, however, were spent

gan A03; Robert Telfer, AM3; Interest in the course has been and socked their big brothers. for making an excellent showing during TAD to ZP-1 at NAS, Key West.

Willie Williams, ADI; Anthony high and it Is felt that upon completion a 7-6 belaboring, the remaipJer of the season. Virgil Hough, AMAN, will be-
SN, and "Pappy" Pagers of hard this week whenhe
Rinaldo, all hands will have a J I There is an abundance gin a long holiday
ADI, spent a tasty hour with much more thorough knowledgeof hitters in the line-up with Chuck departs for his home town, Mt.

... the brew before deciding all the rules Naval personnel are FRA to Hold Joint Hontz, Steve Borys, Jim Carter, Shasta, Calif., on :30: days leave.
brands were excellent and every- governed by.Threatening. John Campbell and Stan Ferro I Bill VonDerHeide, AN, newly
one should have the privilege of I weather with occasional Officer Installation leading the way for such sharp married storekeeper striker, left
choosing his individual brand showers marked the loss of 1 I fielders as Hart Bullock, Norman the 12th to spend 13 days with.

The water proved to be just'' a softball game to VP-5 last week, There will be a joint Installa- Fox and George Dudley.The his wife at home in New Jersey.

right for swimming and almost as Willie Williams, ADI, torpe- tion of officers of Branch 91, Fleet addition of Bill Glaub and I *

everyone took a refreshing dip. doed by several errors by his Reserve Association, and Unit 91, Fred Bulot to the pitcheis' corp Robert Xeedhani, AM3, of the
Some of the more proficient grad- teammates, absorbed the loss. The of FRA Ladies Auxiliary, 2000 has played I a large part in hydraulic shop, has been selectedto

uated to the diving board and led defeat, second of the year for '41, Tuesday, June 26, in the DAV strengthening the squad. I be "White Hat of the Week".
by Murray Rogers, A03, and Wallace tightened up the race in the tough Hall, 16 East Duval St Coach Jack 'Frost has also been Needham, who is 21 and married,

Van Horn AN entertained American League and the squadron Kenneth Munsch will be installed extending himself in his duties as hails from Jeromsvllle, Ohio.

themselves and watchers with I will have to tune up its de- I as president of the organi- recreation chief by trying to acquire Robby was sworn into the Navyin

acme fancy dives. I fense and omit costly errors like zation, and Lonnie P. Richburgwill for all hands in Fasron the September 1948 and sent to
Water skiing held the limelight those in the VP-5 game in order take over the post of secre finest of sports equipment and Great Lakes for his recruit train-

for a while during the altrrnoon. to hold their perch on. top. tary-treasurer. Nominations will enough of it so everyone can par
Although some sadly be in order for vice-president dur- ticipate in- some sort of recreation! ing.Upon completion of this initial

learned the sport Mayn't as easy Fasron-9 ing the installation which will be during the noon hour or before I training, Robby was transferred
a.* It looked, several mastered I Personnel of Fasron 9 wish to preceded by a covered dish supperto and after working hours I to Fasron 6 for duty. While with
and thoroughly enjoyed the ac extend a rousing, though belated, be served at 1830 this unit, he worked in the metal
tivity. "Welcome Aboard" to the com- Two outboard motors, which are shop before receiving TAD orders
Dancing on the pavilion lured mand and personnel of VC-62. VC- Officers of Unit 91 to be in- available to the crew for home to AH "A" School in Memphis,
._ stalled are: President, Mrs. Harvey -
y - 62, which. has the distinction of use, are kept in top notch condition then was shifted to his present
Miller; vice-president, Mrs. G.
being the only photographic as are the ping pong sets, work.
squadron on the East Coast, has F. Sullivan; secretary, Mrs. Hugh. I footballs, volleyballs, a mobile His main Interests are his wife
moved into the training buildingof Duncan; treasurer, Mrs. D. B. Irvin basketball net and a variety of Marie, swimming, fishing and a

II Fasron and will continue to be ; chaplain, Mrs Frank Lode- smaller games ready for those I hobby of constructing model l

I close neighbors for some time. I sky.All wanting to use them. planes and cars. He is especially
I Fleet Reservists and their ; Stan Ferro, AN of the Recreation proud of the small replica he
of suds chow and soft
yo Plenty ladies are cordially invited to attend Department, laid cOt and made In balsa wood of the stan-
drinks with contests and
many the supper and installation. painted a shuffleboard court last ley Steamer.
events scheduled for 'all hands
I will mark the free. squadron picnic
today. The Recreation com-
mittee has 'been going all out to

provide each with a lively time %

and 'tis rumored this gettogether t4'::.
will be even better than the A

last outing. ,

The Fasron 9 "Newsletter"

which is printed every week by
'ifr )
squadron personnel has been given t S L1Y
an excellent vote of confidenceby

its readers. By furnishing an ,
inside view of related service Information a rtA p.T '01. k

and occasionally devoting ie
soda space to world topics and informing 1 '{
of squadron activities, the
Newsletter has been performingan
invaluable aid to the unit.
I 0(
5, I
A Pinochle Tournament for

J'TTt squadron personnel started Mon- '
day at 1115 in the leading chief's :
shack. The contest Is to last '5 Ig.j

through four preliminary rounds .
and then go into a round-robin,
t double-elimination final. Rules I

for the play have beenWrawn anda .j:

:,;>,,;; price will be given to the win i s
t." : ners. .

;J f'" J f?:.. Despite a change or two In per- t 'fr f I
sonnel at the Spencer Target *
"J \. 4<
$ ,,, .w..4;. Range, the efficiency of the unitis r'r ksb .56.
1 ''l-lf J still "par excellence" and a new
'discovery has been made in the

BEAUTY-Grand Op- surrounding' territory. Orle M. ,
Warren, AN, Is positive he has located -
era was never like this, but I :
"Fountaln-of-Youth" in
from now on, it will be. Pert,
an artesian well he found.
23-year-old Jane Easton is
playing bit parts in motion A freak accident proved the C
,.. pictures to finance her Instruc- source of painful injuries to Amos f
et tions at the Los Angeles Conservatory J. Perkins, AM2, when the hose { t
of Music. The Des of a CO-2 bottle he was using to

Moines, Iowa, beauty hopes to purge a wing tank whipped loose OO.LA-LA-Provldlnr their share of laughter during the Aquacade held Wednesday at the
enter grand opera as a Jjrieopran and caused multiple lacerations Indoor Pool were these "Aqua-Maniacs. from NATTC. Left to right are, Gil Whitaker, AA; Don

... 1 Ir about his face, Perkins is now I Funk, AA; Don McDermott, BMG1; Mj\tt\ Nash, AA and John Laufman, AA.




,,"1 '" t'_ ,r // .. -, WIJ' "''TTOHlWTir"' '' \ '"'''?TffiTTT'Ar : !; '('"1""f.'.... :-"IY -"- '" ,,-, ",.. ., .- '

.- 4."

21, 1951 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

I :::..=-- :::.. ___ -- -0 .- I

QUICK ACTION "fV'.', k '1' \,

: Y'Z

BY VF-859 MAN '';> 1 3 ,
v..... c

:' ,' i NETS HONORS !
'II> '
'1 .: ,
George p, Stewart, AMC, of ,1.
l VA-859 was commended by his

,t, r commanding officer before the as- i
Hembled personnel of his squadron
'.. ;: r last week, for extinguishing a fire

: '. ,, which had started in a gasoline

: :>....'; i', truck With 3,000 gallons of highly .. ,

:;,, volatile aviation gas. \4
[ <
I. A gas truck that had been \
parked near the squadron aircraft
began to smoulder from Its pumping AVNM. Qy.

apparatus, located at the rear
of the vehicle.Stewart .
z r i'r
was working on one of
his squadron's aircraft when he a s
noticed smoke creeping beneath
the hangar doors. Upon Investigation : I

he realized the urgency of ..* '
: : .:
the situation and raced back into

the interior of the hangar for a I --- -- -- .
C02 fire extinguisher and bore it GETTING READY FOR THE DESCENT-It's quite a task
to where the truck was standing. getting a diver ready for his trip down under, but the crew of
: the Boat House "turn to" with eagerness. One of the three divers,

AFTEB FIGHTING the fire for p y.. I Is. James Hughes, BM3, (top left photo), has his 37-pound shoes laced

some time the extinguisher gave on by Leonard Mealor, GM3 as Gerald Hynes, SN, looks on. At

out and another bottle l was top right Mealor prepares to place the 35-pound helmet over
brought to him. He continued Hughes as shipmates watch. Left to right are Richard Wilson
AA Mealor Sam Graceffa SA Francis Swanson AA Chief
hosing down the filter althoughat ; ; ; ;
moment the fire could .. Boatswain Edwin O. Tillman and Walter Harper, 1JM3.
any With the aid of his shipmates who handle-the life line an have to the main
penetrated gas hose, diver Hughes, who has just "been down" comes to the
tank and set off the
3,000 gallons surface (bottom photo) after surveying the muddy floor of the
of aviation fuel. Gradually the St. Johns river. The Boat Division is under the Operations Department -
'\ smoke began to diminsh and finally .
to disappear entirely, thus
---- ---- -
averting what could have been a B E

.. '., i",, serious HIS CITATION accident.. *. 'Sea Divers' Never Know What

reads In part
.: "Due to your presence of mind
( and initiative, serious damage to Their Next Assignment Will be

the gasoline truck and a resultantloss ... _. -
in government property and d Walking: across the iloor ot I
squadron operations was avoided '- .fi g- weighs 37 pounds, making a total ,
f St. John's River
the muddy
and a serious fire and violent explosion H of 74 pounds; the dress (outer
averted." is all in a day's work for water-repelent garment) weighs

; r three divers aboard the NAS 22 pounds; the helmet and breast
A veteran of World
War II, eF
plate balance the scales at 55
Stewart saw action at Salpan, boat house.
pounds, and the belt weighs 110
Iwo Jima, Iwe Jima, Okinawa, Yet accustomed as they are to
pounds together with the life line
Guadalcanal, Kwajelein, Tlnian, such great depths, these "hu and air hose which weighs 75
Guam and the of the deep" never know
Philippines. Priorto +Jp mans
pounds. Altogether Mealor and
this commendation, Stewart : what their assignments will be. :
his suit make a heavy 536 pounds
had received two previous commendations Today might find them retrieving *
for his work while at f sunken aircraft, while tomorrow
With watchful
an ever eye on
sea (,See picture. Page 4, Col. 5)) may see them dislodging a pro his divers is Chief Boatswain Ed-
from the river or ocean bottom
t R'' win O. Tillman, who stands close-
S 4TY ly by his men as they descend and
The life of a diver is far from
ascend from many of their dangerous -
BREEZESOne being an easy task. Leonard D.
+ + operations."We .
Mealor gunners mate third class;
morning Brown looked over James Hughes, first class boatswain's are all attentive to the

his garden wall and said to his mate, and Walter Harper, men as they make their descent
neighbor: "What are you bury. boatswain's mate, third class-all and carry out their tasks, Chief
ing- in that hole?" three will attest to that. Tillman asset'ted. "Diving some
alT times is risky business, and you
"Oh, he said, "I'm just replant
just can't be too careful when ,
ing some of my seeds, that's all." IS AMAZING to think what
into the and these men are on the ocean floor.'I
"Seeds, shouted Brown angri goes making completion
ly. "It looks more like one of my of a diver's outfit, especially You just have to be on the alertto
hens." when you consider i its weight, determine the life line and air

"It is. The seeds are inside." piece by piece. For instance, Di- hose don't get* fouled* *up."

ver Mealor tips the scales at 200
t pounds. Each shoe he wears Gleefully, the divers pointed out
CLASSIFIED ADS how hot the entire ilg is when
---- -- ----

Lost A fountain pen by a "Don Stek The rents Too Lung" worn during intense heat, such as
Traffic Violations' I the Jax area has had lately. They
young lady half full of ink

Lost-A, tied in$10 a knot.bill by a workinggirl I, Listed below are the traffic violations i MARINES\ FIND A WVYMVNOW / /: jokingly about their Invite weight women to get worried attired

committed aboard this station in a diver's suit some warm day.
Lost-A watch by a man witha for the period June 8 to June .
cracked face. I' 14: SOLVED 'TAILOR'\ WOESSewing I DivingIs a serious business.

.- For Sale-A bulldog. Will eat Improper 1'arfclng: J, M Joiner on a button was one ;I And the three men of the deep at
.. anything. Very fond of children. AA; A Cervellione, AL2; J. C. thing, but tailoring a uniform is in enrolling are invited to contactthe 'I'I the boat house realize it too. In

Lost-Umbrella, belonging to Anderson, AT3; J. L. Edge, AF3: ; another as far as the Marines director, Mrs. Margaret B. 1 relating the depths they have descended ,
a young lady with a bone handle C. E. Cadwell, AFAN; J. A. Lawrence here at the Marine Barracks of Long, of 605 Ocean Street, Jacksonville I) all but Mealor claimed to i

and broken rib, SN; J, R. Brown, HM2. the Naval Air Station are con have gone down to 350 feet. Ma-
," Speeding: R. W. Ferris, AA; cerned. !lor has descended to COO feet.
A spinning wheel is an old C. F. Crowell, ADEAN; A. A w None have ever had the "bends".
fashioned instrument for making Gates. HN; G. P. Ekardt, AN. No particular talent was needed ,aiL? E .
clothes yet these days many men Multiple Offenses: P. Burnett, to replace the button of a shirt.

lose their shirts playing them! AD2; F. F. Bulot, SN, J. L. Beccone But when it came to lengthening '
AA pants or repairing tears, the Ma. CPO
.. i vines gave up. A tailor would be ; rt
needed for jobs like that. 'I

Gene Knipa-BringsDanc The only trouble with a tailor c NOTES

was, that the uniform might not
be returned for days. And a military

.1 man can't afford to be short The Buffet Dance last Saturdaywith

one uniform for a few days. music 1
Band Here Next Week by Johnnie Jelinek'

I II None tt-t the Marines could solve was a huge success Bingowill ;
be held
at 2000
the problem. Then Cpl. Joseph
r Gene Krupa, hailed as the --- --- W Lucas uncovered an old sew- Friday.
beating the "skins" for
world's greatest swing art- Goodman the "King of Swing"Benny, ing machine. He suddenly hit up- Saturday, June 23, a dance will

ist, brings his famous bandto But once there he stayed until on an idea: "Why, not have the be held beginning at 2030, with 1 I
machine at the Parachute music by the Eddie Hartman ,
the time was right to out and repaired '
the Naval Air Station next step
Loft, and use it in the barracks ?" Combo. On this night we will be ''r1
week for a three-night stand. organize did. own band. And he Cpl. Lucas had the machine- t< .> honored with the presence of the ,1

f The ace drummer-man and his paired, but. Something' had been famous Professor Bennett memory ::1,

band will play for a dance at NAT- since then, Krupa has made a I overlooked by the Marines: No wizard of renown who will ,:

TCenter on Monday, June 25, a name for himself wherever he has one knew how to operate the ma- n- give work. a demonstration of hu '

ciew's dance at Mamside Audi- played. lie and his band have appeared chine. The result: Cpl. Lucas ,
torium on Tuesday, June 26, and in motion pictures and on decided to learn. The professor is currently con* ,\
an officers' dance at the ,"O" Club radio i network programs, have ducting classes in memory work "t

t on Wednesday. June 27. Dancingwill made many successful recordings, Hearing about the project, Mrs. STITCH HERE, STITCH in NATTC, and has won praise '\.
begin at 2000 each evening, and have performed in many of Harryet S. Blackwell, of the Du- and acclaim for his amazingachievements "i
THERE The Marines at Marine .
from ,
the test hotels and night spots of val County Schools' Adult Educa- suc.h'people .
Barracks have as Robert Ripley and columnist
tion volunteered to now solved I
It could be said that Krupa the nation. Department "
drummed his way to stardom. For Years ago, Krupa built his fameon teach the corporal the fine art of their tailoring problem -they Henry McLemore. .,
him, big breaks began in 1929 frenzied drum beats. However, tailoring. This week the Marine hope. With the acquisition of a The Dinner Dance will again 0)

when he hit New York City to he has since conceded that the completes his final lesson, and he sewing machine, the job was to be held Sunday, June 24th from "
"jive and jam" with Red Nichols' era of blatant swing is past. He soon will be prepared to accept get someone to operate it. 1800: 2200, with free jukebox ',1.;

then popular band. In 1932, he i now meets current demands for tailoring jobs. ;
Here Mrs. Harriet Blackwellof Monday, June 27; there will be
moved to Irving, Aaronson's "Com-I melodious combinations of noveltyand The Adult Education Course of the adult education w.ia''
depart- a meeting of the Board of Governors ";
mandeis". After a few thousand smooth tempo numbers. In Instruction is open to anyone in ment, Duval County schools, at 1800 followed by a Gen- 11-
choruses, Krupa joined Mal Hal- his appearances here, the popular Duval County. Interior decorat- instructs Cpl. Joseph Lucas in eral Assembly meeting at 2000 ,
let's band. bandmaster will feature his two ing, child training, and cookingare the fine art of tailoring. Cpl. topside in the CPO Club. All
Not until 1934 did he land what top vocalistsDodie: O'Neill and a few of the many subjects Lucas is now the "man with CPO's are invited and; urged w j' .
he considered a "permanent" job Joe Tucker. taught daily. Persons interested the flying needle." attend. ,


1 1I



.. -

Page Six JAX AIR NEWS _.


t ,Y c To Decide Winner Of

NAS Loop Next WeekWith

By Armed Force Press Service

Ty Cobb doesn't regard Ted Williams among the really great
the decision made
not to with sched
baseball hitters because he can't hit to all fields It was this
batting weakness which caused opposition teams to develop the Williams -! < uled third round of play, NAS intra-mural Softball windsup

shift swinging their infields around to the rightfield side when-I Vr action this week with the winners of the American and

ever the Sox' "Splendid Splinter" came to bat And 4 National divisions battling for the loop crown next week.
g yWh can speak with authority me eventual winner oi the
on the subject, too. His 24- erican circuit However, vet- NAS league will engage the victor Key was charged with the loss..
year average was .361 The eran baseball men of the "Windy of the NATTC intra-mural: Standings as of 13 June:.
only other City" aren't rushing for any se- circuit for the all-station crown NATIONAL
hitterworth ries tickets yet. They'll wait to Hospital defending station W LHospital

men- see how the high-flying Sox do champion for the past two years,, 16 1
tion i n gin' when the dog days of July and has another golden opportunity O & R 15 3 r
the samebreath August arrive Top price on to repeat. The Hospital ,crew has NARTU 9 5
withCobb the Ezzard Charles-Joey Maxim captured the American division VA-859 11 8

is championship fight was 25.: leg of the NAS loop while..VF-41 Supply 10' 8

RogeraHornsby *, and Fasron Six and VP-5 are all FAW-11 ,6 9
The NCAA ruling body of the mathematically bunched for hon VF-921 7' 10
who boastsa colleges and universities, will per- ors in the National division. Photo Lab 1 11 '

23 year mit only one football game to be Four Teams Bunched Aerology 4 12
mark of televised per Saturday next fall. VP-5 has four games to play VP-7U -1 12

.358: Only nine games will be on video and in the event it wins all con- AMERICANW
Ted Williams t\ i i during the entire season and there tests and Fasron 6 loses its lone L
la f will be one week-end of completeTV remaining game, VP-5 and Fas- VF-41 13 2
ron 6 will be deadlocked in sec- Fasron 6 11 3
slIght1y grid blackout The boys z VP-5 8.4
under Ty Cobb are afraid TV will kill the golden ond place and a one game play- VP-10 10 5

.350: for his goose, which is gate receipts off will determine the runner- O&G G 7

nine seasons Players justdon't Chico Carrasquel, Chicago White
up.If FaetuLant 6 9
DOWN TilE ALLEY Executing VF-41 loses to Fasron 6, aplayoff
hit like any Sox shortstop, was asked how
Fasron 109 5 10
fine form Capt. LesterK. will decide, the
more, despite all the talk of the m u c h difficulty he experiencedlast game 1st Lts. 3 10
Rice commanding officer of winner and champion of the
rabbit ball and the fact that such being unable to
year speak NATTCenter here, tosses the American league. Mar Air Det. 1 13
pitches as the spitball and emery English "Ball no speak Eng- J 1-
first ball in the official openingof In the National league Hospital -
ball long ago were outlawed lish, bat no speak English, gloveno
the Center's six-lane bowling has things sewed up and will
Current asking price for the St. speak English, Chico no speak Aquacade Thrills
alleys. The alleys are located be a heavy favorite to repeat as
Louis Browns is said to be $2,500- English. Not much trouble. Same in the NATTC Navy Exchange station champions.
000, for which the DeWitt Brothers for everybody" the Venezuelan building Come what may the intramural -

can deliver only about 160,000of replied Charley Segar's 75th final play-off will begin Mon- Huge AudienceAt

the outstanding 275,000: shares National League anniversary book day at 1930 on the Varsity dia-
Par value is $5 although it will become a collector's item. NATTC OpensSixLane mond at the Power Plant field.
is not worth par, due to encum- Last week's action in the soft- indoor PoolA

brances on the club's property and ball world found the National

depleted playing personnel Tars Clash AlleysCapt. league playing five games. full house at the Indoor,
The Brownies, incidentally, have Many Forfeits Pool was treated to entertainment r
paid only one dividend since 1928; Lester K. Rice NATT Hospital won a pair of outingsto and fun galore at last
that was 50c a share in 1946. With CardsBen Center's commanding officer add to its season's record. The night's NATTC aquacade which
opened the NATTCenter featured and straight
M six- first win came bv forfeit over fancy
This Is said to be a true story Geraghty's Jacksonville lane bowling alley, last Tues- Marine Security. The hard game diving, a water ballet by the
day. The rolling of the first Junior Red Cross lifesaving
regarding a well known mid- Tars striving to remain near the turned out to be a slugfest as girls
ball by Captain Rice not only Hospital snowed under NARTU, group of Jacksonvilleand
western university which was top of the Sally League heap,
having its football troubles. An clash tonight with the Columbus opened the bowling alley, but 13-8. After a slow start. Hospitalgot the Aqua-Maniacs.
vastly increased the NATTCenter Don McDermott, BMG1, in
into high and had an
alumni leader wormed his way Cardinals in the first of a four- gear
into the president's office witha game series before taking to the recreational facilities. easy time of it. charge of NATTCenter's Indoor
to solve the problem."On road for a short jaunt. Gilbert Mellow BM2, will be Thomas led the attack with five swimming pool directed the
plan The Tars will be away for a in charge of the bowling alley hits in five times at bat. Kissee group of water entertainers,
Monday, Mr. President, week before they come home assisted by Frank Fief AA, again got credit for the win, consisting primarily of life
he said, "We'11 get Bernie Bier- again to take on the Montgomery and Mathew Savatore AA. while McMurray took the loss. guards, into a most entertain

man to coach 'em. On Tuesday Grays July 2 in a four game The alleys are open 1730 Other National league games ing water show.
we'll have Jeff Cravath come in. series, followed by Columbia ina through 2130 Monday through show Photo Lab winning by for- The Rockettes eight sailors
Wednesday we'll turn 'em over threegame set. Friday; 1300 through 1630 and feit from NARTU. Supply won a dressed as women brought
to Blair Cherry, and on Thurs- laughter that rocked the raft
slated for tonight 1730 through 2130 on Satur- forfeit game from the "shutterbugs" -
Single are -
day we'll get Greasy Neale. And games Sunday with Sun days, Sundays and holidays.The and VA-859 took a 2-1
through ers.Sam
we'U hire Dixie Howell for Fri- Rideout, former swimming -
day's fray carded for 1430. cost is 15 cents per line. game from Overhaul and Repair
days." Bowling shoes are required to called after six innings becauseof star of Florida University, .,
"Yes," said the puzzled Presi- bowl and can be rented for :5 rain. Bevan took the win for expertly demonstrated some of
dent, "but what will we do on Juniors Participate in cents per evening. 859 and collected the only hit off the difficult dives.
Saturday afternoons?" 9 losing twirler Kristy who in turn The demonstration of the

"Oh, that's the day, Mr. Presi- lax Links TournamentNavy got the only two hits given up by survival equipment consistingof
Posted IntwoBall
Results SB2C crash the water
the in
dent, we let the alumni coach Juniors annexed three Bevan.
'em. flight' championships, and generaly There was but one American the parachute slide, and

"Nothing doing," snapped the gave a good account of themselves FoursomeTwo league tilt played the past week escape from the Dilbert Dunk-
Jacksonville and that was a free hitting fray er was executed.The .
President. "That's how we got in the recent
divisions took to the greens
Golf Between Fasron 6 and Ordnanceand finale brought a groupof
Journal Junior tourney.
into this mess!
for competition in the regular who
Gunnery which Fasron 6 zany water ,
Bill Chase, Jr. was
monthly Officer's Wives Club two- 18-11. call themselves the Aqua-Mam- .
winner Carter won,
first flight Jerry
After 46 years, peace and uni- won top honors in the sixth flight tall foursome mixed play last Saturday Borys paced the winners with acs, into action. Larry Green,
ty are about to prevail in international Anderson captured the at the station course. the stick in rapping: out three BMG3 was master of cere-
golfing circles. The Brit- Sonny honors. John Adams Captain and Mrs. Day combined hits in four tries. Hetchcox got monies. (See Picture, Page 4)).
ish have finally accepted our cen- ninth Jr.flight scored honorsn with Comdr. and Mrs.: Bedell to two for three for the losers. .
ter shafted putter and the stymie runner-up score a low net of 75 in the first Schnabel tossed the win and Mc-
the third flight. Infra-Mural Clubs
division competitors.
always controversial has Other Juniors entered in the
y. been killed Until the cur- Bob Bessette Long drive honors for men wento
White ournament were Adrian Bach, while Mrs. Bach Intra-Mural Meeting
rent of the Chicago
surge Jill Bessette, Hinton Carter, Carlo Clash For District
Sox,, only three Comiskey teamsin Kirkland, Jimmy Liteky and took similar honors for the ladies Scheduled FridayThere
the' past 31 years has been as Closest to the pin laurels were
high as first or second in the Am- Jimmy Sayers. won by Kay Broackhaus on No. will be an important Golf Title
16. Porter Bedell walked off with meeting of all representatives Friday

II So You Think You Know Baseball! I longest In the putting second honors.division, Clark Intra-mural coaches and s managers o f t o a 11 of squads NAS Adm.-Comm- ComNab-6 com-

and Riddle stole low net honors Friday at Building 930 at 0030. aine of NAS clash with CecilField's

\ JJy Harry Simmons with 76.Long Post-season plans to select entry Friday at the NAS
throw. drive for intra-mural ball players layout to determine the district
men was won by all-star
Protested games are among the (See Section 7.05E "Each intra-mural links title.
W. A. Hopkins, while Mrs. Watts will be discussed. Each
_,, saddest events of a league presi- runner including the batterrunnermay ook the long drive for the ladies. team will cast 13 votes in all, The two squads deadlocked for 7
dent's life. They usually happen without liability of being putout Closest; to the pin winner was also nine for first place honors and top; honors in a three-way meet
only when an umpire makes a the outfield held recently. Green Cove
c/o Mrs. Watts. Patty McMahon one alternate for ,
mistaken ruling or an ineligible Springs was the third entry.
honors. catcher and pitcher -
took long putting infield positions
player is used. Here is a hypo- -4 S Wielding the clubs for the NAS
thetical situation in which even representative will be Bob Thiel,
{ a veteran umpire might go astray Norton Snares Weekly All team representatives to attend.are Steve; Corneillussen John Burns,

it he doesn't watch out.Let' Blind Bogey Play urgenly requested Porter Bedell, A. K. Robinson,
Joe Williams and Capt Charles
x say it's the Cubs and the
Court Norton won the weekly During; a Boston-St. Louis gamea Dittmar.
Reds in the seventh inning of a
battle at Wrigley Field, Chi- lind bogie Saturday with a net sea gull flew over the infield Carrying! the banner of Cecil
1 79. Runner-up, and clone behind and dropped a fish in the pitcher'sox Field will be Wright North. Ken .
a" The Cubs come to bat,
cago. was Bob Thiel with 80. where Ellis Kinder of the Red 3artina, Dave Wyatt Hines
trailing 3-1. After one is retired
'cut with at work. Swinson Griffen and Kinney,
Roy Smalley scratches an w Bob Wallace loose a Sox was .
-- --- -
Infield hit. Andy Pafko is walked, 27 -yard blow on No. 17 to cop

moving Smalley to second. he Jimmy longest Sayers drive placed competition.his shot Fliers Seek Revenge Against L

Owen then sends
Mickey a hop-
six feet from the pin on No. 16to
per to shortstop Virgil Stallcup, advance two bases when take top honors in the putting
Setto r rJax
but Pafko edges into second Just a thrown ball goes into a department. Charleston In 2-Game j

ahead of Stalicup's throw. In an players' bench The ball lactead. 1 .

effort to nab Qwens, the Red second When such thrown ball is Ralph Branca of Brooklyn, .hit Navy's, Fliers, idle the Charleston here this week-end

.s' basdnan gets off a tremendous the first throw by an Infielder the his first major league home runoff past week due to the inter Charleston took the measure of

heave to first. A good throw umpire shall be goverenedby Cliff Chambers of Pittsburgh, I ference of ol' Jupe Pluvius, the locals in a twin-bill recently.
would have caught Owen but the the position of the runner, or at Forbes Field June 3
on J950.
the diamond in McCaffrey will bank on
keto a Coach
and lands t;
ball wild in the a
goes the ball
at the time was
Chambers hit
runners, four innings later, hurlers Bob Becker\ and
J his ace
dugout. Smalley scores. But how pitched; but if a play intervenes his first major league home runoff two game series with Joe Gushanas to turn back the invading "
would you, as umpire, place Paf- between the first throw by an in- Branca. Charleston Navy at Mason Becker is '
ko and Owen in order to avoida fielder and the throw into the Charlestonians.
and Sat-
Field here Friday
I slated to toe the rubber Friday
protested game? (dugout), the umpire, in award In his 1937 debut as a pitcher while Gushanas will get the start-
ny Answer: Fafko scores, too, but ing such bases, shall be governedby for thfe- New York Giants, Cliff urday. I mound assignment in Saturday' -
hold Owen at second base the position of the runner, or lelton struck out 13 Boston Two frays with Keesler Air ing fracas.

On this play each runner is entitled runners (when the last throw was Braves batters, setting a record Force Base were postponed Mon-
to advance two base beyondthe made)," for recruits that goes unmatched. day because of bad weather and Now just slightly above the .500:
Motors of mark for the season, the Fliers
base he held when the wild 4 another tilt with R. C.
ar throw was made. This advances Reprinted by special permission of An idea today, adopted tomor- the City League was called off have 15 win and 14 losses. Sev-

Pafko to home plate, but Owen The Saturday Evening Font lOW, may provide that extra cash Sunday due to rain. eral newcomers within who the have Joinedthe few
only to second, as he had not Copyright 1931 by The Curtis needed for that summer vaca-, The Fliers will be seeking revenge squad past

11;; reached first at the time of the Publishing Company on. in their two-day setto with days are showing up welLI" .

... ,, .. .. .. .. .0 : ...;;::;;;;;;;;. ;:;;;;;,;; ;;; ;.; .: .,,,.." "" ,
......'-' ". ..." .,.,-r"--Co"-\ -.... ......... W ". -w-v".Yw'S'PS[ ,+II ,, .. ,..... ..( -....\..""'"' ", "

June 21, 1951 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven
< jH





Skeet Team Wins Who Played in $100,000 Infield? AN School Ship's Co Cops

Honors at Georgia 'NAS sports fans are getting der, AD1, also of Pasron Six.
to be pretty sharp. They are Since baseball seems to be
" most the moment NATTC American TitleOne
State Open MeetJax hard to stump anymore. this wffi'VrV will be
Answers to last week's ques"Who p lay e d in Connie

tion came fast and early with Mack's $100,000 Infield T Name division champion has already been decided in NA TTCenter's -
Navy's Skeet Team gun- Jack Piva, ADI, of NARTU their positions."
ned its way to first place victory winning the first prize with the No answers will be acceptedfirst Softball loop play, while five teams are scramblingto
r decide the winner of the other division.
in the Georgia Open and correct answer and Ar- prior to 0000 Friday. The first
the Georgia Servicemen's open thur McGinty, ALC, of NATT- correct answer gets two free Airman School's Ship's Company -
last Sunday at Savannah, witha Center taking second prize. tickets to the Jax: Tars home copped the American division put on a torrid batting performance -
mark of 492x500.ParUcipatlng diadem last Tuesday with a 7-0 to down Marine Permanent
correct to the while the second winner
The answer games,
team members win over Air Craft :Maintenance, party, 22-3. Lamb and Cople
meal at the
question: "Who is the only wins a course
shared the mound duties for AO
who outshot the closest com- civilian cafeteria. while AK "A" School, :Marine Students -
man ever complete an un-
Gun First Lieutenants, AE Students with Cople receiving credit for
petitor, the Jacksonville
assisted triple play in a World in fairness to others, a new the win. Bob Griner takes the
and Airman School Students
Club included: Eugene A. Var- "
Series game? -Is: Shortstop | Per-
rule g being imposed. loss for the Marines.
remain bunched in the National
NATTC 99 Ken L. Pen-
ner ( ;
Bill Wambsgans of Cleveland, sons who have won two con- Athletic and Recreation got out
dergras, (NARTU), 99; WilliamL. against Brooklyn, October 10, tests within the of one
space of two-week
a batting slump by
Arthur, (FasRon Six), 99; evening ANP) Stu-
1920. will be declared Ineligl- out 21 hits for 21-4 vic-
Gordon M. Teets, (Cecil Field), year dents dropped a 3-2 decision to bashing a
88; and Thomas J. Burnam, Among the other early call- ble. However, if no one else the Dispensary Medics as Gene tory for Dispensary Dental. Don
: NATTC) 87. era with the correct answer provides the correct answer, Guziak set down the Students Funk took the win while Johnson
( ,
were Robert Hollingsworth, and the individual who has al- with 6 scattered hits. Frank takes the loss for the Dentists.
Chief Aviation Ordnan men AOC, of VF-41; G. R. Frye of ready won twice is the only Fleming tools the loss for ANP). Bob Reinhardt with 4 hits in 5
Nick Gallitano of FasRon Six: NARTU; Clyde Smith, PR2 of one to give the answer-It is Guziak with two hits for the times at bat led the assault for
added to the Jax Navy honors Fasron Six; Harry Kagel, AOC, only fair that he be given the Medics led the batting assault. the Recreation men.
by walking off with the Serv- Fasron Six and R. F. Schnel- prize. Marine Air Detachment Stu- Supply and Material downed

icemen's Individual and Class A dents edged out the 1st Lieuten- Personnel, 17-5, to give Vic Stone
Open meets with a score of 99. his 7th win of the withouta
.. ants in the last inning, 5-3, witha season
I Tennis Tournament In Full SwingAs three-run spree to give Stang defeat. Supply lashed out witha
his 6th victory of the season. Pap- I 16-hit attack on Erickson of
py Davenport absorbed the loss I Personnel who takes the loss for
r 20 Entries Battle For LaurelsAn for the First Lieutenants. I his team. Stone also led the hit-
M I ting attack as he collected <4 hits

array of top tennis talent is hitting .the courts adjacent to Tuesday, AO Ship's Company in 5 times at bat for Supply.

the WAVES barracks this week as the 1951 station tennis tournament I .

enters its final stages. In the only game played Wed
# I Invite Services nesday in the National League AE
Some netmen already have I Students defeated the Dispensary
bowed to the superior ball bat- and Breaull and Dick Wheat versus Medics, 11-9, as Olszewski gar
ting of opponents, since most of Bates and Hutchinson.The To ParticipateIn I nered his first win of the season.
the singles and doubles matches final play-offs are scheduled Gene Guziak was charged with
ltlf4II have been played. But tension is for next Monday or Tues the loss for the Medics. Vander-
mounting as better players face day, depending upon weather con I 52 Olympics lain was the batting star of the
each other. ditions. Not until the NATTCen- game as he collected 3 hits in 4
Today's and tomorrow's matches ter Tennis Tournament championis I Washington (AFPS)-An invitation times at bat.Repla'ed .
w- should be crowd pleasers, inas- decided can the station championship has been extended to memo games in the American -
much as Owen Williams will at- game be held. This event bers of the Armed Forces to par League last week saw Ath-
tempt to gain the singles title will take place week after next. ticipate in the 1952 Olympic letic and Recreation, ANP( )

for the third consecutive year. According to informed sources, games by Avery Brundage, presi- Ship's Co. and Supply and Material
However, much competition for the entries in this year's tournament dent of the U S. Olympic committee gain victories.
"Just your mess kit, Quagmire!?' the championship is expected is "higher than those of the Athletic and Recreation downedthe

t from Len Curtis, Leon Wilson, last two years." Twenty netmen Approved by the Defense De- Marines in extra innings, 12-
Branch Rickey decided last and Leslie Smith, all of whom are competing in this year's event.It partment, plans are now underway 9, as Pete Arwood and Don Funk
spring that with a week hitterat played on the ,varsity squad which also is agreed that the compe- to allow servicemen to engage combined to down the Marines.
bat it would be good baseballto this year racked up the most suc- tition this year is "stiffer than in I II in the qualification trials Funk in relief receives credit for
move one of the outfieldersonto cessful tennis record of any NAS former years." from which the U. S. team is se- the win, while Bob Griner took
the infield. This was hailedas squad. I lected. The VI Olympic winter the loss for the Marines. Jack

a new idea but was later First Round Played ..--._, ..... ......_.y,.. ...." ...- games will be held in Oslo, Nor- Bishop with two triples and a sin
found to have been used by the Four matches were staged late ; way, February 14 through February gle led the hitting assault.
late John J. McGraw. After a Monday afternoon. Curtis snuffed 25, while the XV Olympiad *
grand slam home run was hit into out Elmer Swanson, 6-1, 6-1; Bill will be held at Helsinki, Finland, ANP) Ship's Co. topped Dis-
... left field (inside the park) Rickey Willis defeated Don Degen by de- <, July 19 through August 3, 1952. pensary Dental, 15-3, as Wood-
dropped the idea. fault; N. G. Szafncki beat Tony The Army, Navy and Air Force, row Perry notched his 9th win
I Halleman, 6-1, 6-1; and Ned Bre- ,F t tr through their respective officesof of the campaign. Metz was the

The Phillies' Jim Konstanty, ace ault won over C. D. Hutchinson, ti special service, will announce loser for the Dental Department.
relief pitcher of 1950, set three 6-1, 6-3. i methods of qualification. The Defense Barnett, Murphy and Perry of
major league records, to-wit: Competition Stiff Department made it clear, ANP( ) Ship's Co. collected 3 hits
Most games finished one season, This evening, in the singles however, that participation is de- apiece in the fray.
62; most games pitched one sea events, Williams will play Had- s pendent upon the international Supply and Material downed AO
son, (modern record), 74; most dick. The doubles event today will situation. Ship's Co., 14-3, for another vic-
, consecutive incomplete games see Williams and Leonard Munoz By dint of past performances, tory for Vic Stone. Lamb suf-
pitched one season, 74.Winning against Haddick and Anderson, the Army's swimming star Ma- fered the loss for AO. Fisher and
jor Sammy Lee, Air Force T/Sgt. Doering of Supply, along with
Whitfield the nation's lead- Gunter of AO led the batters.To .
7yaiT ing half-miler, and Navy's Nor- date leading pitchers in the

I" man E. Brinker SR, an equestrian NATTC intra-mural play are
have been selected to Stang of the Marine Students
tryout for the 1952 U S, team. with 6 wins and no losses; All
f -I Schudell of the 1st Lieuts. with 8
seven medals anda ptki wins and 2 defeats; Frank Flem-

trophy, the newlyorganized with an excellent score of 197 Lady Beginners ing of ANP) Students with 6 a
t and pressed Stringer all the way. wins and 3 defeats; Ted Barks-
Jax-Navy Pistol Team i-: He finished with an 841 but was dale of AK "A" School and 12
turned with a string of vic- outranked in the rapid fire stage, Enter 2nd RoundFirst wins and no defeats and Cornettof

tories last week-end from the settling for fourth place. AE Ship's Co. with 7 wins and
round play in the ladies'beginners
Florida State Pistol Cham- Eye Other Shoots tourney has been com- 5 defeats. in the National circuit.
Shooting. their usual steady p .
pionship held in Tampa. and contestants are now
game, Lucas and Carney finished The American League pitcher
the 14-member matched for coming quarterfinals -
in the second ,and third slots of are Bob Griner of the Marines
local team at the event were competition to be held this
I the important grand aggregate with 7 wins and 5 losses; Wood- :;
the group's five shooters. They at the local course.
Lucas scored with 1648, and Car- Saturday
row Perry of ANP( ) Ship's Co.
., were Robert S. Stringer, AKC, of
ney with 1491. Last week's action show Harriet '1
r Ii'ter' with 9 wins and no defeats; Zeb
ANP School Allen
the ( ) ; C.
Johns, ADC, and James P. Car- The Jax-Navy team will now Toof emerging the victor over Lazarus of ANP) Ship's Co. with j
AOC, both of VP-861J John prepare for the first annual Pen- Sue Johnson, while Fran Sims 8 wins and no losses; and Vic '1
II.ney Lucas, ADC, of Fasron 109: sacola (Fla.) Five Flags Pistol downed Phyllis Bain. Toof and Stone of Supply and Material with ,
Bain will face each other ..Satur
and M/Sgt. James F. Brogdon, oil Championships which will be 7 wins and no defeats. J
the Marine Barracks. held July 29 at the Naval Air day.Joan NATTC Intra-Mural standings: ,
f Of the seven medals won, four Station there. The team also is Olson beat Jackie Hanke National League W. L.
werecaptured by Chief Stringer eyeing. the Southeastern Regional and will meet Pat Barnes who ANP) Students _......_.14 0& yAK ,
himself. Johns, Lucas Carney, Pistol Tournament slated for drew a bye. Marje J Sourbeer> "A" School __.....__.13 Ii '1
and Brogdon;: all placed high in August in Jacksonville." From downed Lee Culver and fights it Marine Students .__.._...12 4s \q
the various events. The pistol this "warm-up, the shooters will out with Vivian Coleman who 1st Lleuts. _._._._.....__.11 5
quintet competed against some compete in the National Pistol bested Ginger Adams. AE Students ..._.____...10 7 ;
100 top-notch shooters, including Championships in September in na< y yMTi1KYV S Alice Snagg defeated Marianne Medics _.......-......_.........__ 9 8
several from military establish- San Francisco. p Cogswell in their match and Joann AK Ship's Co. ......_...._. 8 8
Both Stringer and Lucas have
ments. AO Student's 5 12
D'Orsay drew a bye to gain the -
". Stringer ShinesIn won medals in previous National
match at Snagg.
three matches, Stringer took Pistol Championship events. -- i American League W. L

second place. He scored with 186 Membership is open for the VERSATILE PERFORMERNow John McGraw had one bad ANP) Ship's Co. ........,_.17 u
in the Center Timed Fire Match, pistol team, Major Frank Rich- holding down the initial weakness and that was the juggling Supply &; Mat ....,...............12 5
289 in the .22 caliber Camp Perry ard, officer-m-charge of the team, sack: for the Jax Navy Fliers, of pitchers. The great Giant Personnel _......._.._._..11 CI 1 '
announced last week. He stressed Bill "Sandy" Saunders. has
Course Match, and 193 in the .22 & 8 9
Athletic Rec.
found his stride in the last few hurler Christy Mathewson was '.I' 1
Match. The .22 caliber that all interested personnel
caiiber Rapid '
AO Co. _....._ 9 9 '
never known to take an order Ship s
aggregate saw Stringer take should be present at practice timeon tames to boost his batting average "M
7 10)
from McGraw but always used Marine Perm. Party .
and considerably. lie can also
third place with a score of 841. Mondays, Wednesdays, Dental ......___ 4 13'+ ,'\,
which Dept.
to patrol the his own judgment helped
,:. Johns won first place In the Fridays during the noon hoursat be counted upon '
." *i opening match of,the tournament the NAS Pistol Range. outfield and toil on the mound. McGraw in the long run. Aircraft Maiakl' .- --, .A.

rUY till'j
.j., '.' .

r f., t.IA j
r w

:"A&& '" ': I ,
,T [oJ! ft.&I'r<"Ji, "_." .'. \

.' ..s"'.w4vW.V.MH .

/R '. (-' -' : ..". .,, .... "" -'

( :: ::

Page JAX AIR NEWS June '1951

--- -
.,.";."... .. ....,


c@ ,"';:
( offering for sale articles h..' ,
of property such ai washing
machines, automobiles, furniture, I di P \s i I

radios, clothing and the like is '. ","'I''
prohibited by Defense Department '
regulations. This column will, 'I
however, list such services as .
available housing, rides wanted, I
lost and found articles, and other ,
similar notices.) 3I

iron KENT "

Furn. rms. 3534 Mayflower St. ...i.i'I
Mrs. Fuhrer, Ph. 2-9801.
3 bedrm. unfurn. garage apt., $60 I
per mo. Collins Rd., Orange (
Park. J. B. Saddler, Ph. Orange I
Park 82724.
2 bedrm. apt., 2906 Dellwood Ave.
Mrs. J. A. Cronk Ph. 22541. j A1L-

4 rms. and bath. 'Mrs. Skipper. Ph. 010 1t1C.l1V1I,OMY AND TRANSMIT ."

Sleeping rm. Mrs. Pedrick, Ph. 2- OFFICER, EXECUTIVE OFFICERTHE
Rms. with home privileges 2789 r Oft PETTY OFFICER OF THE OARO
About a dozen unhappy car
St. Johns Ave. Mrs. Pierson, Ph.
owners were forced to trek
2-3815.: into town last week
to pick
4 rm. un urn. apt., 2322 Herschel. up their cars which were $Sf = Air Qrop Cargo -
Henry Peters, Jr., Ph. 2.3443 or towed from their parking r,>r. $

67641. I places in front of the Naval Air faF.Rlllf 1 Now Chore. ,
3 double rms., 2601 Park St. Mrs. Station. Car owners have been ( / Army --
Houston, Ph. 8-2770. I warned repeatedly for the past xk
Unfurn. Apt. Kitchen equipment few months to avoid parking" '' "' Washington (AFPS- Responsibility [
if desired, corner of Oak and I in non-parking zones near the for storage, issue and main- _
Dancy. Mrs. Thompson, Ph. 6- station. Failure to heed the \ i ri WAy tenance of parachute and other '..
6845 or 27487. warnings resulted in this action '' =i Army airdrop equipment has been
2 rms. and kitchen, 2767 Lydia last week. Top photo shows one AHEAD transferred from the Air Force to
St. II C. Bickner, Ext. 8106. I of the cars being removed to ,/'r s. tQ' the Army, the Defense Department -
Single and double rms., 1651 Main' be impounded. Bottom photo '''t / has announced.The .

St. Mrs. W. S. Jennings, Ph. shows cars parked on island :< Army Quartermaster
4-3476. strip marked clearly, "No Corp hf'ncelorth111 park Ar-
New furn. 2-bedrm. house. Mr. Parking" Notice last two cars' my supplier for airdrop, load
Cochrane, 4555 Royal Ave. Ph. parked with the rear end Jutting and lash the supplier on .plane
8-6064. out near the highway, and eject them from aircraft
5 rm., 2 bedrm. unfurn. $55 per I constituting a dangerous: haz x into the designated drop area.
mo., 3142 Gilmore St. Mrs. ard. Aerial supply of ground units r
Schnider. Ph. 2-3177. will be accomplished by Quarter
2 double rms.* 624 Lomax St. Mrs. master Corps supply companies to

Puryear, Ph. 2-1772. I Senator Proposes To I be based near airfields. Airborne
FOR SALE: Quartermaster technicians will
'48 American House Trailer 27 Increase PaymentsFor load the aircraft, lash the supplies -
ft. $1500. Lot No. 158 Azalea I in place, and accompany the
Trailer Park. Dependents i. 'f1.riTH't'MURRYf1U1tFomou. flight to complete the drop at the

MISCELLANEOUS Washington (AFPS) Sen. j ---- pilot's direction.
Lost-Black wallet belonging to I Hubert Humphrey (Minn.), has By When necessary the technicians
Georgia N. Alsbrook, finder contact --I introduced in the Senate a bill will drop with the supplies, and
P. Alsbrook, Ext. 466. I to increase payments of dependents International Teacher of the Dance i will also parachute down to re-

Wanted riders from vicinity of E. of Service personnel.The I cover the complex and expensive
7th St., via College St. to NAS I bill would increase the LESSON IS-The El Sharon Tango drop kits and parachutes.
Hrs. 0800 to 1630. Ph. 8114 or Government's share of dependents' The El Sharon is one of the most popular Tango steps in the .
(4-6697 C. T. Hundley. allotments, leaving the dancing field. It has also been referred to as the Five-Step Tango. I I
Lost-Green and silver Sheafferpen I Serviceman's share unchanged. This Tango like the Magic Step in the Fox Trot may be varied in .,Bond Drive

between Ad. Bldg and Under the proposed law, dependents many ways. .
WAVE Barracks, bears name"Dixie" I of men in the lowest Study the diagram accompanying (Continued from Page 1)) M 1
this lesson carefully. The selected as general chairman to .
finder contact Jax Air very
grade would receive $95 a
News, Ext. 216. I month instead t>f the present girl's part is the opposite of the Arthur Murray Says direct that department's drive.
Carol Dodson will sit. man's. As usual, she starts wither Those appointed to assist Nettlesas
baby 1211. $85 for one dependent. For 1. Don't eye all the other men
B. Hancock St.. NAS. Ph. Ext. two dependents the allowance foot. while darning. Flirt are a division chairmen include Olive
Tl 's part Is as follows: Fleming Jeanette Reilly, Mimi
556. in the niiiwiiline
I would be $135 instead of the pain
1. sidewards with
Passengers wanted from Spring- "stl'p 2. Don't wear large* buttons Bailey Jack Rowe, Meriam Den-
present $125, with $30 payablefor
the left foot. 2. Cross right foot
mark Bess and Louise I
field or Riverside. Airs 0800- i each additional dependent. or ornament In front. You'limake
in front of left. 3. Quick step
1630. F..A. Powell Ext. 8112or I an Impression but not B
forward with the left foot. 4. John
Lt. H. Nuck was appointedas
6-5189 after 5:30.: the right' kind.
I Quick to the with the
step right
Ride from Rosselle and McDuff S. If you ran't talk and danceat general chairman for the Sup-
Mrs. 0800-1630. Ann Langiotti, Music Has the same time-well, then ply and Fiscal Department with
Ext. 8302, or Ph. 8-0234. I Qrf ELSHAAONTANGOMANCROSSES just try dancing. Robert B. Robertson (Supply andAdministration ...
Rider wanted to share expenses to (Continued from Page 1)) RIGHT FOOT OVER 4. Don't leave your mask on ), Phillip D. Myers
California. Leaving July 4th. I Crosby and Bob Hope. LEFT ON SLOW SECOND STEP a man' lap..l."h..n removing (Accounting), John B. Inabinet
Edmund Burke, Ext. 575. I I After performing his profes- BRINGING HIM TO SIDE OF powder and lipstick stain, (Disbursing), Robert H. Rauler-
Baby sitter, 627 Edison Ave. 'Miss sional duties 'with each patient, PARTNER GIRLCROSSES LEFT he may also remove your name son (Supply Mechanical), and
Herring, Ph. 4-3248. the Commander questions them on AFOOT BEHIND front his list i t of dancing partner George C. Murdock (Salvage
J how they like music -music with ( ) RIGHT *. Yard) as division chairmen.
.s: _
5. Avoid bumping and bouncIng Representatives/ Named
dentistry, that is. His chart now
RC Clubmobile Back all the dance floor.
over Assistants to the Public Works
shows that 95% of his patientslike
Be natural and stk-k to thstep
Division chairmen Include Frank
Washington (AFI'. )-Red Cross the idea. The remaining 5%
you Wood, George Dwelle, William D.
indicated it
clubmobile units, popular in World Ir
Potts, Marion J. Fulcker, Oretha
War II, are being activated for "Music is
an important
powerin H. Sarah
Wilkins, Leonard Garvey, -
service among the troops in Ko- all phases of life and from
S. DRAW LEFT FOOT UP Gardiner, Bernice Merrltt Me-
rea.By time immemorial has exercised a TO RIGHT FOOTUNWCIOHTCD r ta Lott, Gertrude :Morse and Vir-
mid-June mobile i units therapeutic influence," C o m d r, ,.......P' gil L. Hilliard.
manned by girls will be dispens- Green explained. "Music, even ...,... General chairman for the Operations k
ing coffee and doughnuts, recorded I more than the spoken word lends % Department is Hugh A.
music, stationery and reading itself as a therapy because it, //14r ..,... -"T. Bruce, while Virginia L. Kirkpat-
material, without charge to Service meets with little or no intellec- r' .\ .'QUICK STEP TO rick has been selected to direct
J personnel I I tual resistance." I .,'RIGHT WITH FOOT.RIGHT I the drive within the Administration -
Department. In the Security
STEP FORWARD Department, Loraine Judd has
been designated to handle the
I I I drive among the employees of the
Z I Yard Office, while William O. Williamson -
j tSFb will conduct the drive
j FOOT.I among the Firemen. James H.,
I I \ : Treat will conduct the drive
\ among the employees of the Medi- I
4 4v4'4' I: \ cal Department. -
f _. \ \ Although the week of June 25
... \ \ SLOW STEP has been designated as the time
Q \ FORWARD for the NAS drive, in order that
erO \ \ WITH LIFT everyone will be offered the op-
_11l \ \ FOOT.dn8O. portunity of signing up for the I
t, )' Sc4fa'3' payroll savings, most departmentswill 1.

} f tr es right foot:- fi. Draw-the left toot ( : clfeadpart. start their persontopersoncanvass

up to the right, now weight on I dl 9""'" this week to contact per-
'the left foot.
  • r Each of the two slow step take rAR excess leave during the period of
    about, a second. Pause after the the regular drive
    f I I quick three steps. While the purpose of the drive
    Note that on the second step with left foot crossing It behindthe is to enroll additional payroll savers -
    4 /\y 'S S ':the man crosses his right foot in right. 3. Quick step back on persons desiring to increase ..
    "" front of his left so that he i. right foot.4.. Left loot to side., their deductions may obtaln'infor- ,-
    I>' brought to the side of his partner 5. Draw right foot up to left, no mation regarding this matter
    ''Instead of in front of 'her. The weight on right. from their personnel department.
    ii!:' 'man always starts with his left Practice both the Promenade .
    .1 foot. and the El Sharon. The two routines Sign at a meat market in Talla-
    M1MEOGBAPI1 ORIENTATION-over 210 Navy and civilianpeI'.o&DeI The girl should learn the man's when perfected win help homa, Tenn.: "Our pork makes
    from the Jacksonville area received first-hand orienta- part first in order to better ap- you enjoy yourself on the ballroom better chicken salad than any tu-
    ,. ,aicHI and demonstrations in proper use of mimeograph machine preciate her own part. Her steps floor. na fish you eves used.
    be classes held last week. Jane Mayer, left, customer instruction in the El Sharon are as follows: (Ned week 'we will fttudy thronuuttta
    :k1. reprexntaUT .f the A. B. Dick Company demonstrates the proper 1. Slow walking step to the aide WaJta, wHioh U M pofMi- originated band.of years .r'):j" '
    at** of tM machine. to Jeannette Daley, ./ Awol.ey; filly .Mor e,. on the right toot. 2. Step back lee to JVN, and J.. M.O ,. r
    f J 7


    .., \ '- ,,- y