Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 7, 1952
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Air Group 17 Welcomed Back From Med Cruise

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J1lX $ W3 i


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Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Commandeer Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wing/ 11 ..
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... Seeking Stockpile I ,, y vwp Ya Q ,.p 6ApaeJ, +anoo.w.a. .- a y I Air Arm Expands

Blood Donations i NATTC Norman

+ Lagging, Declares I Will Not Affect

Surgeon General Size Of Jax Unit

It s entirely possible you may eithel' the importance
be deliberately sacrificing your
own life by ignoring the plea for r nor the size of N ATI Center '
a ak asc
blood donors.expressed Such by were Rear the Adm sentiments I here will be decreased by the

Lamont Pugh. Surgeon Generalof ,t I reactivation of the Naval Air

the Navy during his inspectiontour t 1- l 'Technical Training Center at
of the Naval Hospital and
the NAS Infirmary last Thursday s, p } Norman, 0 k I la ," declared

Admiral Pugh, who is also ,. I Capt. Lester K. )Ilice: com
Chief of the Navy Bureau of v
Medicine and Surgery, revealed manding officer! of the Centerat
that Korean casualties are getting Jacksonville
all the whole blood and plasma
needed. The primary objectivein p { I The huge wartime base, placed
the nation-wide drive for L on a caretaker status in June

blood is to establish a stockpilefor y, I 1946, was officially recomnlission-
national ,
possible emergency I ed Jan. 29. Three technical
training -
he said. "So far donations are far t ,
behind expectations and the situation t I /s I schools will be established
remains serious. ,1 I there.

Building StockpileAs I "I would say, that if a parallel

soon as the stockpile is built .",,_. ,- ..... ..-.. ..- .......,AY......"y could be drawn, the NAliCenter
i up to the desired level, the pies !MILES OF SMILES: Ten at Norman will be quite similar
ent program will taper off to a Five Month's Tour thousand words could not express I to the one here," added Captain
replacement basis The American Rice
the sincere happiness
Red Cross is charged with bring- I W w
ing the stockpile up to par Comdr.displayed George by II the. Carter family of I Expansion of the Navy's air
Only when the Armed Forces Air Group 17 Back From manding officer of Carrier Air I I arm and the resultant need for
got behind the drive and bent Group 17, upon his arrival with more skilled aviation techniciansfor
every effort towards making it a other pilots at NAS Monday. operating forces required the
success were the results satIsfactory reactivation of the Naval Air
according to Admiral Pugh I With Sixth Fleet his Surrounding wife Dorothea: and skipper children are, Technical Training Center at

(See Picture on Page 5)) I Duty I from left to right: Jane, George, Norman, according to Rear Adm.
Dale, Jimmy and Lynne. William D. Johnson, Chief of Na-
Military personnel, he said, did val Air Technical Training.
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I After five months Mediterranean: duty officers and
excellent but I i Admiral Johnson in
an job, were regarded reportingon
of Carrier An Group 17 returned to NAS Jacksonvillethis )
as an "emergency source men Weather Outlook the re-opening of Norman also
like a safety valve that can be week.The pointed out that the present Na-
turned on or off" Actually, he group's pilots were the I Friday Partly cloudy skies val Air Technical Training Fa-
added, it is difficult to tell where first to come home. They flew I city in over 12 years. with gentle northerly winds. Visibility cilities are not sufficient to train
the responsibility of service per- Among the notable guests of Navy and Marine Corps aviation
off the USS Franklin D. restricted to north by haze
sonnel leaves off and that of civilians carrier I personnel for fleet needs and that
begin Roosevelt early Monday morningand the air group during the (cruise and smoke. Continued cool by re-establishing the Training

Steady Supply NeededHe arrived here that afternoon was General Ike Eisenhower) A I I Saturday Increasing cloudi- Center at Norman, "we will be i

went on to say, "We would Before landing at NAS the planes special air show was staged for ness and rapid veering of wind to able to increase bj about 50 percent
like to be able to count on a steady I made a formation flyover of the General during his stay gentle to.moderate southerly. VIS- our training rate in the Preparatory .
supply, rather than periodic I I and Basic:: School'
spurts which overtax the facilities Jacksonville and the air station aboard the carrier I ibility fair and rapid rise in temperature ) .>
'L' of the processing agencies. I Carrier Air Group 17, which caused by extended The Oklahoma unit will provide ,
a This ik mainly why it is advisablefor Over two hundred of the en- i has been home-based at NAS southern flow. for its own logistic support.

the civilian population to understand listed men were air-lifted from ; Jacksonville for several years is I Sunday-Moderate to strong NATTCenter Norman will have
and voluntarily respondto cold front passage with considerable -
Norflok R4D commanded Comdr. I its ownPublic Works, Commissary -
Navy transport by George
the urgency of the situation" via : I turbulence. Heavy showers Medical department and

Plasma, properly stored, has a planes Monday night The re- ':'H...Carter I with possible thundershowers. :. __ other necessary units. The Cen-
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lifetime of about two )'ears. Numerous mamder of the officers and men I ters both here and at Normanare

substitutes for plasma are came home Tuesday to complete : Selected Subjects, logistically supported bj the
being investigated, the admiral the return of the veteran Fleet naval air station upon which
said, but so far none has proved they are located
reliable. He added he hoped Air Jacksonville unit. j I I
Classes Set Three technical schools will be
sometime one might be found. I By coincidence this week's ar- College Study established at Norman, including

There is no substitute possible rival was just one year from the Airman School (Class P), which
whole blood.Accompanying.
for I date the air group returned last' will train raw recruits in funda-

the inspection tour Admiral were Pughon Rear' year from a similar.. cruise To Begin Here Next Week tion mentals Machinists of naval aviation Mate ; school Avia-

Adm J B. Legue, District Medical (Class A), which will train Airman -
Officer, 6th Naval District. An unusual aspect of the cruise School graduates and fleet
Charleston, S. C Capt Julius C. First class for the college extension credit
; this time was a visit to Valencia, sessions returnees in aircraft pow ei'plants
i Early, senior medical officer of Spain. The task force which courses will be held next week :Monday thru Thursday, February and propellers; and Aviation

NAS Wharton Jax, and Capt. Dwight J. CVG.17 was with was the first 11-11, in building 501 at NATTCentei. beginning: at Structural Mechanic School '
commanding officer of
(Class A), for training men in
the Naval Hospital, Naval force to visit the Spanish 1900. aircraft structural maintenanceand
classes includeREGISTER
- -- Monday's
repair and aircraft hjdi.aulics -
Speech and Advanced Mechanical ,
A Drawing and Architectural Draw-
ing. Freshman English and Alge- These schools are in additionto
v bra will be held on Tuesday. those now in operation in the
Wednesday, classes in Personnel Naval Air Technical Training

Management and U. S. History Command throughout. the nation.
s will get underway. Thursday,
a1 classes are Educational Psychology -!
and basic Mathematics nullo'1 A""licul l i OII
I air held C m/s/ 4 \(,uilullePersonnel
First registration, January
t 28, found the full quotas registered who have hopesof
for Personnel Management,
Educational Psychology and voting in their home states

Freshman English with but a few by absentee ballot can obtain 1

f 'wa a-a at'fM lacking to make the lull quotaof the new standard "Application -
SdO 15 each for the other courses for Ballot" cal'ds which
I J. A second
offered. registrationwas
have been forwarded
to divis-
held Wednesday evening.
of whether or not the ion officers.

rTh Full quotas are registered, first Each enlisted person will be
class sessions will be held for all
given a card. If more cardsare
courses. required they can be obtained
: Classes are conducted by the in the Education Off-

General Extension Division of ice, Room 141, Main Administration
Florida and are :sponsored by the building
Information and Education officeof '
When thesv cards have been
NATTCenter Tuition for each
1t filled be witnessed
out must
FOR CLASSES-Lines began forming early for registration for college level subject is $16 and.must be paidin by a commissioned,
4 courses to be conducted here beginning Monday One registrant l>> Edwin Coxe, AC3, (right) of Operations full by the second class session. warrant or petty officer, before
Is briefed on the school as he pays his tuition to John Miklin assistant professor of the General The government will defray bmg forwarded to your
1 Extension Dons *f Florida. Geneva Banks, PNT1, (seated) accepts registration .( another three-quarters of th. expense of home staleCarrier .
unidentified enlisted .... (Please Turn to Part *, Col. S*


Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 7 February 1952 ,

I Report From Washington

J1I Xfl4JgWTSPublished Six More Service Bills Introduced

every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air :
Station. Jacksonville. Fla.

NAS Jacksonville Navy Leads In Defense Bonds ParticipationBy
Capt. Douglas T. Day ..Commanding Officer
Comdr. James H. Armstrong ._ _. .,_.Executive Officer
( Armed Forces Press Service) eral
Lcdr. Gordon D. Walker.._........... ...._ .. .Public Information Officer The following bills, recently introduced in States government Defense Bonds in participation payroll savings in the United plan,

Fleet Air Jacksonville Congress, are of particular interest to Serv- it was recently announced. Reports reveal that
Rear Adm. Osborr.e B. Hardison__...__-_r..Commander icemen: 289,358 Navy military personnel, 50,788 Ma-
Fleet Air Wing Eleven 1. A bill to provide unemployment compensation rines and 308,405 Navy civilian employees are

Capt. Jesse S. McClure ...__. _.._.._..._.___.-.__.._ Commander for veterans who were employed purchasing bonds through the payroll plan.
Comdr. Joseph T. Thornton __.__Chief; Staff Officer prior (o their entry into military service. During 1951 naval personnel invested $153-
Naval Air Technical Training Center 2. A bill to provide for inter-Service trans- 399,937 In defense bonds through pay allotments -

Capt. Lester K. Rice ._....__._. ___.__...-......._- Commanding Officer fer of commissioned personnel of the Army -an increase of $41,883,068 over, 1950.
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart -._ ._. ............-'._........ ... .. Executive. Officer Navy Air Force and Marine Corps. -ft
3. A bill to, amend that section of the Sol- The Army is currently utilizing 23 installa-
Naval Hospital diers and Sailors Civil Relief Act of 1940! relating tions in the continental U. S. for the purposeof
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton Commanding Officer
to penalties. separation and discharge. In most cases, except -
E. Stahr
Capt. Guy
Officer 4. A bill to provide additional compensa- for physical reasons, personnel are separated -
NARTU tion for members of the Armed Forces during 72 hours ..
Capt. Easton B. Noble -_.____...__-Commanding Oflcer periods of combat duty. after their terminal physical examination -
Comdr. Separations are expected to be
Anthony Trusso Executive Officer 5. A bill to amend the Officer Personnel considerably increased when centers will be-

Editorial offices located Building 930 (topside). Phone extensions Act of 1947 to provide a proportionate distri- gin processing those drafted after the out-
1 184 and 216. bution of temporary officers of regular and break of the Korean: conflict.
Editor-Andrew II. Planey Reserve components of the Army serving on .

Dave Staff Devroy Members SN. : Marian Sprenger. J03; Mary Bixones JOSN; active 6. A duty.bill to provide for the settlement of sometime An adjustment this Spring selection, the Navy board has will announced convene

certain parts of Alaska b: war veterans. to consider the promotion of warrant officers
The JAX AIR NEWS 1 I. "'bl1sneaef1t1)' at the U. S. Naval Air Station
Jacksonville. Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated fundsat The Chief of from W-l to W2.. .
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS: P-35. Rev. Engineers, Department
Mov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the Army, recently authorized the expenditure of The meeting of the Air Force Warrant officer .
the Naval U.Air S. Naval Resene Hospital.Training Unit Naval Auxlllar Air Station, Cecil Field, and funds in the amount of $5,432,350 for the con- Board originally scheduled for Jan. 14

The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member or me Armed Forces Press Service. struction of a 4000-man Reception Center at has been'postponed until Feb. 4 because of .
AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted without Camp Kilmer, N. J. During! WWII Kilmer was administrative difficulties. .
the written permission of Armed Forces Press Service Republication of other the largest staging area on the Eastern Seaboard .
matter., JAX eJJYN service. publications Is p.ohiblted without permission of more than five million troops being Establishment of an Office for Research and

-- processed for all theaters. .of operation.The Development in the Office of the Chief of
Staff to direct and co-ordinate the Army research
: Air Force has announced the criteria for and development program has been announced
ammmItems its final cycle of temporary officer promo- by the Department of the Army. The
tions in fiscal year 1952. Major commandersmust new.office is designed to insure that scientific

( offering for sale articlesof frY ..... \:..; identify all officers assigned to their and technological progress are utilized to provide
property such as washing machines commands as of Jan. 31 who have served con- the Army with the most modern weap-
automobiles, furniture tinually on active duty in current grades ons and techniques possible.
radios, clothing and the like is since'July 1, 1951 and who come under one PAn
prohibited by Defense Department of the many eligibility requirements. Time-in- initial supply of mechanical punching, ti
regulations. This column grade qualifications.must be met for promo equipment for utilization of the Army's new
will, however, list such servicesas tion. qualification record (Form 20)) for enlisted
available housing, rides wanted Officers holding spot appointments, those personnel is being forwarded to reception centers :. ..
lost and found articles, and reduced without prejudice, and National training divisions and replacement train-
other similar notices). x Guard and Reserve officers who are serving ing centers.
FOR RENT } on active duty in lower grades than held in The new record will be limited to personnel
Furn. 2-bdrm. bungalow, Wes. vn the Guard or Reserve are also eligible. Com- being processed at reception centers, reserve
connett, $65 per mo., R. W manders will be alloted quotas early in March ists recalled to active duty, civilian compon-
Tholen, 4707 Blandmg Blvd., tens.with initial selections arrive H ents ordered into active duty with units, per-
Phone 20205. ; sonnel re-enlisting and those for whom a new
5rm. bungalow 4518 Wheeler record is required because of loss damage or
Ave., Carter, Ph. 35707. The Navy leads all departments the fed. overcrowding of information.WincjTafk .

Furn. 3-rm.cottage, $37 per mo.,

Airbase Schultz, Ph.Trailer 2-5410. Park, u, I Lt. Col. Kunz tfIeen d I College StudyContinued

2 turn 1832 Seminole Rd. i
rms., ,
( from rare 1))
Avondale Mrs. .
George Stanley Lt. Col. Kunz
Ph. 2-6319. one subject for military person-
2rm. furn apt., 3215 Oak St., Mrs.J. Notes nel that have registered if the l.
R. Harrison, Ph. 89481. Heads subject chosen will further the
5-rm. furn. apt., 1915 Wood mere ,am knowledge of the man in his own
Dr. $75 per mo., Mrs. Grace field.
Acheson, Ph.,8-4267. !?i+ *
Jax MarinesA
Partly furn. unfinished house MARTU Instructors for the courses will
garage, Wesconnett, E. L. be: Speech. M. G. Christopherson -
Knoble, Ph. 7-6882. veteran of Korean'combat, ; Advanced Mechanical Draw- I
Single & dble. rms., reas., 1447 Lt. Col. Charles M. Kunz, has VP-742 ing and Architectural Drawing .
tion, who have to fight the
Avondale, Mrs. Lee Schultz, Ph. VP-742 is hard at work getting morning T. W. Strickland; Freshman English .
2-5930. reported here as commanding ready to enter competition start traffic. R. V. Noble; Algebra, A. .
Furn. rm., 2503 Dellwood Ave., officer of the Marine Air Detachment ing July 1. Good progress has Litherland; Personnel Management A
Mrs. W. G. Bowen Ph. 75626. at the Naval Air Re- been made toward attaining the CV Fasron 741Starting C. Oliver, Jr.; U. S. His
Furn. 4-rm. apt., 2777 Park St., serve Training Unit. quota of officers and men, but this month CV Fasron tory, W. E. Baringer; Educational
Mrs. Wehmer, Ph. 88-8262. Colonel Kunz relieves there is still a critical need for 741 is inaugurating a drill atten- Psychology, L. Gray, and
Furn. 6-rm. bungalow, avail Mar. Col. pilots of the rank of Lieutenantand dance competition. There will be Basic Mathematics, F. W. Koko- .,
1, 4643 St. John's Ave., Sy Sir- Frederick R. Payne who will below, Petty Officers first, seven teams of about the same mar. All instructors are from the
chuk. Ph. 23834. leave shortly; for overseas service second and third and all grades: number of men in each team. General Extension Division of \t
2-rm. furn. apt., Brentwood, Mrs. in Korea. lower. The winning team will be deter- Florida. I
Ira J. Folsom, Ph. 61082. Colonel Kunz will assume Many of the higher men in VP- mined by the highest drill atten- This is the second semester of
Widow will'share home, 3628 Ernest duties of supervising the train- 742 are regularly employed at O dance percentage for the next six off-campus college credit courses
Murray Hill, Mrs. Rose ing and organizing of VMF144a & R, NAS Jax; thus making it months. offered at NATTCenter. All military
Russ, Ph. 25537. Marine Air Reserve Fighter possible to maintain a high rate I All members of the winning and civilian personnel from
5-rm. & bath, partly turn house, Squadron.A of efficiency toward keepingthe team will be rewarded by participating all commands in the Jacksonville
$60 per mo. 3403 Lowell Ave., veteran not only of the planes in top condition, and in a RON flight during Navy area have the privilege of
H. W. Cornatcer.. Korean campaign but also of in the instruction of the younger the next two weeks annual train- taking these courses. Those who
6-rm. furn. bungalow, double the Pacific war against the Japanese men. ing duty cruise to some point to have not registered are invitedto

garage, $100 per. mo., 253 S. he participated in the Lt. (jg) Ervin W. Eagerton and be determined later. There's a attend the first class session.
Lane's Ave., avail. March 1, assault on Guadalcanal and in Lt (jg) John Daniels both of chance for all to help put the .
near Murray Hill, R. L. Greg the campaigns!' for Midway the Jax, have received their ordersto squadron on top for drill atten- >
ory, Ph. 2-0144. Marshalls and Okinawa. active duty. These two "Week- dance and at the same time enjoya ,'
Furn. rm. kit. priv., 852 St. Clair, In the campaign of Korea he end Warrior" pilots have main- trip that can be as much fun as 1C DIVINED
Mrs. Breese, Ph. 83992. led a Marine Fighter Squadronfrom tained their flying efficiency by any you have ever been on. )
Bdrm. w/bath, 4346 Shirley Ave. James L. McRae, AR, after SE
the decks of a carrier attending regular weekend drills ( VICES;
completing 90 days of extended /
Mrs. Sheffield, Ph. 2-3146. and a Marine Air Group stationed with VP742.
Will share home with cple., avail. on the peninsula.Ph. training duty has volunteered
March 5, Mrs. E. M. Brock, Ph. Congratulations to skipper I for active duty. Aaron H. Brown, t'rotestant0800Lutheran
Comdr. Goodwyn R. Taylor who SA has been ...
21147. 88-8473 or ext. 8437. assigned to duty asa Communion
Furn. rm., 1040 James St., Mrs.J. Unfurn. 5-rm. bungalow, 4518 was recently promoted to that stationkeeper with NARTU Small Chapel.
J. Beatty Ph. 2-0969. Wheeler Ave., Carter, Ph. 3- rank. Jax. Thomas G. Pumphrey, AA, 0830-Morning Services, All-
Lcdr. Leonidas H. Roberts
Furn. 3-rm. apt., vicinity of base, 5707. has been transferred to VP Fas- Saints Chapel.
Mrs. Meeks, Ph. 8-2861. Will sell equity in 1948 House squadron A/C maintenance officer ron 741. 0915-Naval "
Single & dble. rms., 2601 Park, trailer, Ernie's south of Orange an Instructor in Physical TWQ new officers have been assigned 3930 Hospital Chapel. .
School Small Cha-
Sciences at the University of to CV Fasron 741, they
Bessie Houston, Ph. 8-2770. Park, S. I. Jiminez, AEC.
Unfurn. 4-rm. apt., garage, 4346 1950 Nashua house trailer alum- Florida in Gainesville, flies up are Lt. Wanda P. Breese, who pel.
inum for weekend drills in his own will be WAVE recruiter and administrator 1045-All Saint ChapeL
Shirley Ave., avail. Feb. 15, $1600, Chief Pangle,
Mrs. Sheffield, Ph. 2-3146. Bldg. 503, NATTC plane a Cessna 120. It takes him I and Lt. (jg) William Catholic 4 a .
Sleeping rm., 2737 Herschel, Mrs. MISCELLANEOUS- less time than the men who live E. Breese who will be squadron 0830 and 0930-Mass, St Ed-
Metcalf, Ph. 2-8520. only a few miles from the sta- Technical Training officer. ward's Chapel.
Ride wantedvicinity of Pearl I 0930-St. Edwards' Chapel] (Catechism
Furn. 3-rm.
apt., Irvington,
Court to NAS south area, 0730- Adm. McCormick NATO Class).
Mrs. Carney, Ph. 86768. after Navy Chief
1630. 1600, B. R. Mitchell, ext. 8114.. 1030 Mass, St. Edward's ChapeL

Unfurn. garage apt., garage, 754 Riders. Lakeshore wanted-, Edgewood Murray& Hill Cas-, Adm. Lynde D. McCormick, Admiral McCormick, whose 0645-Mass Christian at Hospital ChapeL
River Blvd., Orange Park L. satt, 0730-1600, D. P. Traer, ext. U. S. Atlantic Fleet comman- rank in the NATO heirarchywill 2000
B. St. Petery, Ph. 112-8-2222. 8213. der and a veteran submarinerwas be equal to that of Gen.. Fuesday- -at Small ChapeL .J
Furn. 3-rm. apt., 915 Talbot; Mur- recently appointed by eral Eisenhower, has been giv- Mormon ,
ray Hill, Mrs. J. Rainer, Ph. 2- !I Riders Park St.wanted 0730-1600- Springfield, F. A. Powellext. or President Truman to take over en authority to use whatever Thursday pel. 930-at Small Cha-
8112. as supreme Allied commanderof military men and federal civil-
2-rms. turn., 720 Acosta, C. W. North Atlantic Treaty naviesin ian employees he needs for the
Parker Ph. 77975. Baby sitter-Carol Jean Dodson, the Atlantic. I 1830-Monday, NATTC Auditor
FOR SALE 1211 B Hancock St., ext. 556. task.His ium.
One of the primary tasks of first act was to promptlyname
Equity in 5-rm. frame bungalowin Care of children in pvt. home, this command will be to keep British Vice Adm. Sir' The command will extend from :
Murray Hill 4618 Wollman Mrs. Robert Fondry, Ph. 2- the North Atlantic sea lanes William Andrewes as his dep the North Pole to the Tropic of
Ave: W. .B. McAfee, Ph. 8- 8746. open for the flood of men and uty'commander. Andrewes Is Cancer, and from Nort Amer
0793 after 1700. Lost-Gold Brooch, blue & white supplies needed in the eventof commander of British naval ica's shores, to the 'coastal
Unfurn. 2-bdrm. bungalow Lakeshore set stones, between Adm. BJdg. open conflict and to supportthe forces in the West Indies. > waters oC the British Isles and .1
$47.50 per mo., $650 & IKD Friday afternoon Reward command of Gen. DwightD. Norfolk. Va. will be the site Europe, including Iceland and '"
down payment, $4,350. Lewis, Mrs. Mitchell, ext. 241. Eisenhower. of "SACLant" headquarters. the Azores. '*


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t\ 7 February 1952 JAX AIR ,NEWS Pnrr ThrAAJ

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("Station Dialogue Dialogue" providesan Final Examinations, 111. (AFPS)-The tff'i.:: 4Ia..e Y.e I : "l'I

opportunity for and
civilian 2,720 vacuum tubes in Ordvac'smind Y.Y I
personnel; of NAS to worked and he
voice their opinion on a questionput ; a
passed the final examinations
to them by a Jax: Air News ti
reporter). Officially outstanding, Ordvac grades.is listed as > ., I
> a
Ordnance Variable Automatic :
Today's Question is: "Do you I Computer and will be used by d4' I
think sessions of our Congress i the Arm* at the ballistics research YY
should be televised? Do youthink laboratories Aberdeen. Y
such national telecasting Proving Grounds, Md.
would impair the efficiency of In passing his final exam,
the body?" Ordvac successfully completedin
five hours computations that t
.1 Mrs. Florine S. Ganaway, Industrial would take 50 years for a man ti
Relations dept: operating an ordinary electric i

Perhaps a TV adding machine-type calculator.
In two weeks Ordvac can solve
: camera would a problem that would engage
: reveal enough the undivided attention of a .- _>>01
I'g. flaws to swathe y mathematician for more than KEYS THOUSANDS OF

r. public, butI t 1,000 years. THEM: -Charles Wemp, (left)
What Ordvac such
gives a remarkable -
do believethat memory? Electronic f ....... .. .. .. "key. man of the Key Shop,
some of tubes! begins the process of duplicating
: a key at the shop.A .
-- the Srwvial; spa 'Key Men' Of The Base
Ganaway 'sions should be key can be duplicated in 60
of interest to all, and should be seconds. In top photo a lock-
seen by more than just the vis 'Open Sesame' Won't Work Here smith sets pins in a pin tumbler
I itor's gallery." ; lock a delicate routine ofcorrecting
the lock to fit the
You Need A key. The shop is the "keeper of
'" Relations Henry, B.dept Masterson: Industrial Key- From Key- Shop"Open the keys,' over 15,000 of them. .

"1 don't think Sesame!t"
ords of the changes are kept in
people can : Ali Baba's miraculous com Bill Seeks
the Confidential
mand was supposed to have Files and inCommunications'
have too much >
!8 A worked, but in looking throughthe files.
knowledgeconcerning \ Olive Jordan Fleming of Personnel keyhole to the reality-of the The request made for new keys, InServiceTransfers
j$ is now Mrs. L. Lamar present, "open sesame" can no or renewal of lost keys anywhereon
their own Conj j Daugherty, III. Olive and 'Lamar longer open doorsIt: takes a the base, are as a rule
gress, and I do I were married Saturday in a very key, and a key is an important handled through the chain of
think the ma- | impressive ceremony in the Riverside detail particularly when you've command and the approved
jority 0 f the. Baptist Church. lost itlHere! memorandum taken to the Key Washington (AFFS-The Defense .
sessions should Masterson After the reception, which was on the Naval Air Station, Shop. Department has
be seen in the held in her home on Acosta St., there are some 15,000 keys in use Of the many detailed tasks per proposed a
the new Mr. and Mrs. left for a almost every day, and all the formed daily by the two locksmiths bill to Congress that would per
"j\I wedding trip to Sea Island, Geor keys of this kingdom, are hang- one of the most intriguing mit the transfer of commissioned
LeRoy A. Toske Public Works '
to observe is "duplicating"..
Design Section gia.A ing in a relatively unnoticedroom officers from one Service to an
: chorus, 'chanting "Happy in Building 103, known as A key is duplicated in no time other.
"Yes, I'd like Birthday to You" greeted Lawrence the Key Shop, a section of the flat, less than a minute to be
R. Boyer, Master.Mechanic, Maintenance division of Public exact. That's the marvel of man- The bill would apply to both
to see what's Power Plant noontime Jan. 28, Works' department. made machinery. A flat, uncut regular and Reserve officers. According -
going on. A the occasion being his 65th birth Two locksmiths and a helperare key is inserted in the machine, to the Defense Department
good congressman day. Two delicious cakes one surmounted the "key men" of the base, parallel with the key to be copied communication, the purposeof
is by 65 candles, and much and with the aid of time-saving and the lathe cuts an exact dup- the bill would be to providefor
usuallya homemade fresh strawberry ice machinery, maintain and repairall licate in'less than. 60 'seconds. the maximum utilization of
speaker resources.In
k manpower
cream were enjoyed.As factors of the "open and
and if not- a sign of advancing years, closed" problem. Another small machine makes many cases one Service hasa
he is recogniz- it took six huffs and puffs: to extinguish keys to fit locks, without prev- relative surplus of certain tech
.a all 65 candles. A cardex file is kept uptodatewith ious knowledge of the key num. nical, professional or scientific
Toske ea as a good Jimmie Harrison of Records the numbers of buildings, ber. Charles Wemp, manager of officers while another finds a serious
J congressman anyway. I don't I'Section, is getting along fine at door numbers and lock numbers, the shop, has a library of his shortage of this type of per
think televising the sessions will Duke Clinic in Durham, N. C., and drawer numbers of the Key own, and among these is a Code sonnel. A transfer would equalizethe
I have too much weight in swaying and hope she is able to returnto Files (separate from the Cardex Book containing countless listingsof situation. At the present time
l. the public's opinion. We don't work soon. Files) locating the given key. lock numbers, followed by the only medical officers may be
all think alike '. Hope I. Mills-Price of Technical The majority of these keys are cutting numbers of each key. On transferred to another Service.
Services returned" to work what lock manufacturers call the machine the cutting numbersare The bill would specifically pro.
Lt. Carl 12.! Seitr:, ComNab 6, Monday after a short illness. Day keys. The remaining minor notched and a handle is directed vide, however that no officer
assistant Public Works officer: Mary and Dub Faglie, both formerly ity consisting of skeleton keys and into each of these notches.A may be transferred without his
"Stage of Public Works and their master keys. follow-up of this method is consent or the consent of both
presence young son, George, were in the The day-key type unlocks only the slower, more tedious,job by Services. In the case if the Na-
does not Department last week. Being a one individual lock, and is madein hand, of cutting by impressions. tional Guard or Air National
make the man Marine seems to agree with Dub. unlimited combinations of Detective stories often depict Guard the consent of the Governor
The Recreation Committee of change. For instance, take a refresher the act of picking a lock with a or appropriate official of
'r and as long as d ai the Public Works Department on your mathematics, hairpin, and although that is the state would be required.
A \. the sessions. are announces a forthcoming combination and try to visualize the possibil- done, it is difficult and will work When the officer is transferredhe
round and square dance to ities of combinations occuring only on the simplest of lock- would be credited with unused
open to visitors be held, Friday evening, March using 9 to the 5th power. Some combinations. Lock-picking tools leave and maintain his same po-
7 in the Woman's Club of Jack are expensive and it takes
in the gallery key-combinations require 10 and very sition on promotion seniority.
... sonville. An evening of good, 11 to the 5th power. Each key is anywhere from one month to two i
i I don't see why Selti clean wholesome fun is being formed with :5 pins and, as in years to learn to use them all
they shouldn't be televised. It planned. Tax Watson and his the first case, has 9 depths. The successfully it is pointed out, and Hope To Have NSLI
should be of great interest to the Melody Rangers have been en- skeleton key, though similar to even then difficulties arise.In .
Checks Out
J nation's educational departments. gaged for this event. Tickets will the master key, unlocks only one some bit-key locks there'sa By April
Children will learn about their be available shortly. More news particular type of lock with key to lock the keyhole closed Washington (AFPS) Officials:

Prtvcrnmpnt' better..-- bv-. -ieein:----..._. about this later.Applications. slight variations-Are you still to prevent putting a key into the at the Veterans Administrationreport
than by reading.. with us? lock. that the 1951 special three-
In other words key for the
Taken NSLI dividend is
II George J. Kiener, AKAN, Sup In the padlock category, suchas key for a key type of thing but in year increasing Quantities.rolling
ply'(S-S): those used on the twentyfivegate nonetheless, it can be said, that
For Shorthand Job Many Servicemen still have not
the Key Shop can open .any lockon
entrances to NAS, the keysare
"I'm sure it received their checks, but the VA
Applications for the position of changed when it is deemed NAS.
should be tel I' offers assurance that they will
Shorthand Reporter, GS-6 7 and necessary, but the combinationlocks However as an
would if should get them "just as fast as is humanly
evised. There'stoo what happen they
8 are now being accepted by the throughout the base, are possible." Many bottle-
much Regional Director, Fifth U. S. Civil reset every 6 months, and rec- lose the-key to* the 54 Key Shop? necks due to the passage of Pub.

thought givento Service Region, Atlanta Ga. lic Law 23 have been ironed out
"face valueonly" it was announced in IndustrialRelations Going Strong At 65 and the VA hopes to have all
Memorandum No. 7-52 checks out by April.

days, but these I also issued was last pointed week.It .out in the memorandum Civilian Head Of Utilities Marks ities, efficiently and with much

Kiener believe that that insufficient copies of comoetence.
nothing of vital importance the announcement had been re- Utilities Division 7s responsible
should be revealed by camera." ceived to permit distribution to 30 Years Naval Service At 65 for supplying) adequate service to
. all departments. However, a copyof the station of electrical and steam

. Salina A. Lindsey DKI, Supply, the announcement may be,ex- lie Works department, recently power. It is Boyer's job to see
amined and is available in that .
Disbursing: Room celebrated his 65th birthday. potable water, main refrigeration
"The things a 111, Building 907. The Master Mechanic began plants, operation of the
man believesin All competitors will bee required his career with the Navy as an various swimming pools aboard
t to take a five minute ex- A y electrician at Mare Island Navy and station sewage is properly
will inevitably amination at 175 words per min regulated.
Yard, Vallejo, California. After '
show i n ute with one hour being allowed two years Boyer was re-rated as II *
his face when for transcription. Master Mechanic (PP), power The Master Mechanic has a
he is confronted Persons interested in filing for plant specialist, and transferredto great deal to work with, including
this position should submit application Cavite Naval Base in the Philippine three-and-a-half million gal
by a TV form 5000 AB to the Regional Islands. lons of water consumed daily and
camera, and I i Director showing the examination utilization of approximately three

think that naLindsey number, 5-1 ((52), on While attached to Cavite, Boyer million K.W.H. (Killowatt hours)
tional televising of congressional the application form. No closing played a major role in the huge of electricity.Hot .
sessions will be of great value to date for this examination has task of rebuilding the powerpl'nnt water is available for all
the public." been set.Necessary. and distribution system. lie buildings, therefore, steam power
applications and additional .-.---- also effected considerable changesin must be kept working constantly -
information can be obtained Lawrence power equipment aboard the all year round 130,000 lineal
Spruancc AmbassadorAdmiral ; from the Board of U. S, dry-dock Dewey stationed at feet of pipe lines enhance distribution -
Raymond A. Spruance Civil Service Examiners locatedin Retirement being compulsoryat Alongopo. P. I. pf steam power while 309-
,: (Ret.) whose U. S. Fifth Fleet Building 907. the age of 70, Lawrence R. After serving nine years in the 000 feet total the electrical dish
won the first battle of the Philip- Boyer, Master Mechanic (PP) Philippines Boyer was transferred tribution system.
pine Sea in WWII, has been unan- "Poor Danny died from drink. Power Plant. is still going strongat to NAS Jax in 1941. Despite Nearing the compulsory age ot
imously confirmed by the Senateto ing shellac." 65. the magnitude of his task, retirement Boyer has made no
be U. S. Ambassador" to the "Well, at least he had a fine Boyer civilian head of Utilities Boyer has managed to supervisethe definite plans for the future,-
'4. Philippines., finish.. at NAS Jax, Division! of intricacies involved with util- only "thinking about it".

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HALT YOV'SE SET'tftt. / \ ,\J P"
*\ AFTER )yOlf SWEEP AWAY L7V0 Yt UGUYS BAP/NG ;' t a'I .?. to;- In case anyone wondering, I
ANY PAY CNTSYE -f > I 1 the colorful poster on the bull :(
etin board in Barracks 722 is
t QUITE 1 ? meritorious
award for last week's
1 \ :i Ak'H/IE W/TMXIT R/ND3, 4 r j "brass polish and. buffer" compe

tition. It is the property of top

1' NouSE ):T5.c side east wing inhabitants at
1 { /.3t1>Rf3g' present with possibilities of
Nt' t
NyLI < changing hands in the future.

:- t Millie Johnson, RMSN, will be-
44 ; the' bride
; 4 come of Cpl. James
/ 4 Moore, USMC, in the All Saint's '"
Chapel Saturday, Feb. I 9 at 1700.
Willie Peyton, RMSN will serve'I I
as maid of honor and Sgt. John
i ? ,ro WbNOER WHEQE Skidmore, USMC will be best

( 1'' ,,,, I GLACE ON SOUTNSIDE, : J. ta, r ,7 \Cam THE BAND IS? man in the full military wedding. "
BUT GUESS /T WIl L :. ; \ \ Captain Charles A..Dittmar, Sen.
'g T ior Chaplain, will perform the
.' t.NAYf TO L10. rX, -' ti i dy.a ceremony.

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With the same thought in mind
but not as far advanced, Betty
Tatum, TESN, became engaged
\r AMM MECHNICALJ JK9Vrc / to Carroll Cole, RM3.]
v 'H. BIRDS. v -r > 'f-; Another Good Conduct Medalwas

awarded to a member of the ,
LOOK LIKE ME HOTUMGONNA girls in blue-Marion Sprenger, I

BE ONLVCH/CfJ' J03 extraordinary, received her ,
MORE' ribbon last week.Apparently .

Cathryn Maxfield
RMSN, didn't approve of Florida
/fi' weather for she is on her way
to Waikiki in Hawaii with a set
of BuPers orders in her hand.
fg*& Cathryn has the distinction of
being the first Wave from NAS
Jax to receive orders for Pearl

VP-5, VP-3, Fasron 9 Report .
Jo Skipper is advertising for a ) _
set of ivory chopsticks. She seems \

Scouting; Jacksonville Area SquadronsVP5 stop Greeley's intent at on the advice coastlinedestinationTokyo following but refuses Horace to

NATTC will lose six students .
HERE AND THERE I VP-3 machine in early January, and but replacements have already

I Training, the key to success, has I Few changes were noted last since then is well bn his way to i arrived. New members of ANP( )

Consider the fast-shrinking been taken seriously by membersof week among plane crews with the the black side of his account School are: Bernice Wiecek, SA;

nickel, VP-5. Daily drills, lectures, exception of the electronics divi- book, as business improves week.ly Shirley Carrow SA; Mary Fran-
A fraction of what it once movies and fire drills along with sion. A limited number of night ces Knoe, SA; Elizabeth Kilgore.
was. atomic defense instructions have SA and Patricia Friley, SA.
It won't do the work that it been taking up the time of the check men found their way to a Latest transfers: Rewena Mat.
used to; squadron in absence of the planes, plane, but for the most part Fasron 109 ney, AA and Bonnie Witener,
But then-nobody does! now engaged in winter operationsin plane crews were still intact. An Halifax and Argentia. I Reaching another rung of the 92.6 was achieved by Fasron 9 school in Memphis. Leaving for

"Looks like Congress was right I Filled with gamma rays and alpha I ladder to success last week were for the month of December. The Photo School at Pensacola are
smart about the new taxes. They I particles they didn't know : Ronald L. Johnson upon his advancement latest research Anita Gourley, AA and Janette'
put a big tax on liquor, then they existed, squadron personnel recently I from PNSA to PNSN though indicatesthe Richards AA. Future "cloud
raised oil the other taxes so as acquired knowledge of the and Bayard C. McNaghy, AOAAto unit is losing ground through maker" Anita Orloff, AA. will
to drive people to drink. atom bomb and are now ready to AOAN. failure to complete present spend the next three months in,
battle the atom without fear. I Additional congratulations were courses, enroll at all or to enroll Aerographer's Mate School at
The in order last Friday when Lt. Lakehurst, N. J.Endowment. ;
squadron's "welcome mat"
again once special have
People who live in glass houses courses .
George Schoulda received wordof I I
make was recently laid out for Ensigns been finished.
sure interesting neighbors.The
Denis J, Jaster and Richard F. his promotion to Lcdr. Cigars! FundThe
Fassula and crew members Ber- Cigarette. Candy Bars! Continuing to hold the top-dog
workman was limping bad- nard Gajewski ADC Ray Flemin Andy Andriola, AN. led a crew spot in the bowling race is the U. S. Naval Academy Classof
ly. "What's the matter, Al?" asked ADC Phillip Case ADI, An- of VP-3 keglers to a third place ordnance shop with Mones still 1946 has set up an endowment
the foreman. thony Macheda, ADC. Robert berth at the end of the first weekof pacing them with a high gameof foundation to provide funds for"
"Got a nail in my shoe." Deason, ADI, Michael Bertolani league competition. A 4-0 drub- 254. Trailing closely in second I charitable and scientific purposes f '
"Why don't you take it out?" AOC, Andrew Paige, AMS3, bing af the Hospital crew, and place is supply while personnel and for the education of descryti
"What! during my lunch hour!" Leonard Spohn, AD3 Jack Chack- 2-2 splits with Fasrpn 109 and O occupies third. ing children of Academy gradu
was the aggrieved reply. leford, AN, William Matchell, AN, & R netted eight points. There is no longer a Lt. John I ates. I
Theodore Santy, AN, and Coy / F. Perry acting as personnel officer -
West AN. for Fasron 9. Instead Lcdr
Lcdr. David J. Walkinshaw,
The beauty of the oldfashioned
blacksmith was that when you The squadron wishes to wel- Ens. Michael Hollack, Henry R. tion.Perry has taken over the posi -

brought him your horse to be come back aboard Richard Holden. ALC, Mark M. Reuter
shod he didn't think of 40 other Bloomhuff, A03, and Wendall ADC, Thomas W. Lux, ALC, SamR. Taking leave is Gene Burton,
things that ought to be done to it. Wieier.ga, AN, after spending Copeland, ADI, and Fred E YNSN, who is attached to the
four months in the hospital. Wilson, AA, complete the lineup Fasron 9 personnel office and is
for the a member of that unit's
weekly play. bowling
Following twelve weeks of ,
On a trip across the English team. Other team
struggle study at Journalist Numerous tire drills the past members are
Channel Jock McTavish soughtout School, Great Lakes, Ill., Jerry month have kept the squadronsin Roy Asher, AOI, Rocky Kreiner, R I
the captain and said "My YN1, and Tom Gamperline
Hynes, JOSN, returned last week Hangar 140 on their toes. In YN3. Ij
guid mon, canna ye tell me whatI with a well earned certificate of the event of the real thing, a Newest father in the squadron j
can do to prevent"seasickness? completion. prompt and orderly evacuation of is Loren Hiker, PNSN, of Per
"Got a shilling? the captain Airmen Eugene McNeal, Thomas the hangar would be no more sonnel. Cause for his rejoicingand
asked. than a routine task. the! cigars is a e lb. 10-oz.
The Scot produced the coin. Clear, Henry Bona and Frederick
"Good!" exclaimed the captain. Kier have been transferredto Every night is duty night for girl.Chief ) I
Edward A. Sayen, AA. This ener- Radio Electrician O. W.
NATTC for an eight week
"Now it between teeth,
and hold it there till your we get course at ANP( ) School. I getic youth, with an eye to his Miller, has taken over as elec- j
After a much deserved leave, approaching marriage: has taken tronics officer, relieving Electrician -
across. leading chief Albert "Dutch"I I over laundry duty for. the Bar- Willam L Holloway: .

Schultz returned to the squad,, i racks "L" gang. CHRELE Miller, 'who is cur ,
Some gals think the! latest swimsuits I ron last week. Sayen purchased a washing rently serving his 28th year in
are indecent. Others have : -- the Navy, was stationed at NAT-

good figures. I I TC, Jacksonville prior to report- ,
DEPARTS ing aboard. here for duty. .

Seaman: "Can you pay me that Lt. Ian (I. F. ,
five you owe me?" Martin Royal
Develop Jet SimulatorTo
SA: "Yes,' if you'll give me a I Naval Air
receipt. 'V v. AiYI Arm, who has Train Navy :Fliers
SN: "Oh, you don't need any been serving:
receipt. Just pay me and it will with VF-11 for I Navy fliers of the future will
be all right." three months, I be able to fly a carrier-based jet } .
SA: "Is that so? Well, listen, receives the fighter at altitudes of more than f !
famous "Ked 40,000 feet in all kinds of weather
J if I should die and go to heaven > < -
without the receipt and St. Peter I Ripper" seal without leaving the deck of
starts checking up on me, and from squadron the ship.
doesn't want to take my word commander The 2F9 stationary flight simulator
for it about payment, I don't Lcdr. R. S. developed by the electronics -
want to have to chase all over Hardwickleft I division of the Curtiss-Wright YY
hlooking for it." ( I ). The Corp., Wood Ridge, N.. J., has .
while been designed to simulate the
with VF-11 introduced conditions in a real jet aircraft.
New Coxswain: "I'm coxswainof j
this boat, and what I say goes." techniques new ingunnery The cockpit of the 2F9" is a replica t'F S : ._ _ _
of the "Banshee
a twin-jet
' Motorboat Engineer: "Then << train- fighter operated by the Navy. SEE YA!- Blond, blue-eyed .
would mind saying 'engine'a
you inf. Photo was The pilot of the new jet trainer Doris Day smiles prettily in
few ? taken
times aboard would be able to cp-ordmate his the latest swim suit. The 120-
USS .Wasp flying technique with his team- pound beauty is an accomplished I
Boatswain's Son: "My dad is a t currently shakedowntrulM. on a mates, practice flight problems, dancer, singer and
whole head taller than yours." -- and undergo pre-training before actress. Her Ia&eat-terun venture
Gunner's Son 'Yes, but my dad ? setting foot in an actual fighter. Is fittingly titled, "I'll SeeYH
is a whole, stomach larger." -(AFPS).. I* Mj Dream*." ,, .I

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7 February 1952 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

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;. .}' AOsc. i Number of Exams OnUpfjratle I

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JIxBiIs'm { .......p :
The NATTCenter Information

and Education Office has

Ernest W. Brantley, Jr., ADE3 \ t-1 had a recent overwhelming increase -

I has been transferred to the Separation in the number of person-

I Center to await discharge,, nel taking tests for adv /ce.
.. Brantley came to Fasron; Six set
, ment in rating. The total number
( shortly after being recalled to active :
duty in November 1950. of men taking the upper

Elsworth Carpenter, AMSl,has four enlisted pay-grade exam
returned to duty after 'a short inations in January was 637,
stay at the Naval Hospital.; Rob over twice the amount that
ert Hamilton, AK3 has recovered ..
.S' took the tests last
i year.
from a seige of.mumps and is also
back to duty. In comparison, the numberof
Clyde Smith, PRKT). has been men to 'take the petty offi-
transferred to NATTC for a tour cer and chief tests in 1951 was
X ." of shore duty. Smith was in 313. 637 men have already
charge of the squadron parachute taken the Petty Officer test I t
I loft for most of his tour of duty J this year. ,The majority of those
here. who tookthe recent tests were y
I struggling to doff their white

" ... James E. Carter, AN and AlanN. hats for Chief's caps. >.
Edwards, AN, have received Comdr. Ernest F. Williams oi
orders to the Navy Parachute Supply officer of the Center

Bigger's School at Lakehurst, N. TROUBLE CHECK-Checking for electrical trouble on the and the head of the examining
J. Carter is on his first enlistment operating mockup of the P-l Automatic Pilot system :* Faetu- board, announced that the largest

in the Navy after having Lant Detachment Two are Jack Hollander. AEC, (left), wiio assis- I group of men ever to take i i- "-
served with the Air Force for ted In the design of the mockup, and Earl Lawrence, AE2, recent the E-3 exam at one time in
one hitch. Edwards recently the Jax Navy area (approxi- WHAT IS IT-Three members -
The and
of the
graduate course. seven day course convenes
will be tested I of Class lid of the Air-
hipped over and is planning to semi-monthly for all electrical rated personnel. mately 800)) on
make a career of the Navy. Both the 12th of February. man Prep School at NATTCenter -

men will leave early next month Designed At faetu Detachment Two Personnel who halve; been in clown happily on gradua-
for the 15-week school.; the E-2 pay grade six monthsby tion day.. The impromptu
The Forrest L. Bettis' increased; March 2 will be eligible to swami act was staged after the
.. the population of the world by Of Pilot take the exam if recommendedby men had taken off their mat-
'. one last week when Mrs. .Bettis Operating Mockup System their division officer. tress covers to turn them in,
gave birth to a boy. Forrest Je- > prior to their departure to
rome was the name chosen for Makes 'Practical' Easier'"Learn Memphis. Flutist is Harry Lewis -
the Bettis heir. "Pop" Bettis Teaching Jax Tech Schedules AA; Swami is Richard Was-

works in the supply department. son, AA and the lower part of
Roland F. Schneider ADI, is by Doing" has been springs attached between its Shorthand ClassesA the Swami, obscured by cover,
ably by FaetuLant
being transfered to VP-10 on a proven extreme points and the mock- is Jack Ramsey, AA.
tachment Two whose instruc-
with Thomas Harrit, ADI. new class Is being organizedin
swap tabletop.The
the tors designed and constructedthe up beginner's Simplified Gregg I I ;
In addition to working on movement of the miniature
flight line Schneider has served operating mockup of the Shorthand at the night session of
aircraft originates corrective
his P-1 Automatic Pilot System, the Jacksonville School of Tech- ;
section leader during stay 1
signals that are amplifiedand 1-.1
) which enables them to teach
. '\ with the squadron. sent to the servo units nology.
and I
students theory practical
Classes will meet on Mondaysand
which in turn moves the corresponding
work in and trou-
Wilbur Woods, ALC leaves for adjustments Wednesdays from 1830 to
control surfaces rep-
ble ( Armed Forces Press Service)
shooting. By
school tomorrow. Woods is to report -' resenting the aircraft's returnto 2130 at the Jacksonville Schoolof
"B": school at With all units of the system at 129 Third Marine has
/It to AT lass its original heading or atti Technology building The Brigade
; :'or Memphis on the 15th for a course mounted and wired to simulatean tude. King Street. The first class will been redesignated the Third Marine
of instruction to last about 48 actual aircraft installation, meet Monday, Feb. 4, at 1830. Division. The change does
weeks. Working in the Commu- emphasis is placed on practical not constitute an enlargement of
used be
work done the trainee in The Controller is for Further information may secured
nications office. Chief Woods has by putting in signals for move by telephoning 7-6114 after forces at this time, but will provide
been in the squadron for almost performing proper adjustmentswith ment of the correspondingcontrol 1830. the framework for a full division -
the of test
if indicated in the
two years. surfaces representing a 5.5 such is
With the increase in squadron equipment and* .wiring. diagram. desired change in the headingor Plan New Dry Docks future.
has come a corresponding *
strength, attitude of an aircraft. The
Practical work is
increase in the deisre to providedfor Washington (AFPS) Improved -
of "trouble box"wired course is designed for person The Selective Service Systemwill
by means a
learn. At present, the Squadronhas into the for nel who have a good knowledgeof floating drydocks offering call 28,600 men in March. Of
almost 100% enrollment in system putting the fundamentals of elec- greater maneuverability are now this number 20.000 will go to the
either USAFI corre- electrical troubles under study. Rear Adm. Joseph F. the Marine
Bupers or tricity and convenes semi Army and 8,600 to
spondence courses. Although (grouads. shorts, opens) in any monthly with a complement of Jelley, Chief of the Navy Bureauof Corps. Increased voluntary en-
many of the courses being taken part of the system. Other trou- nine students.All Yards and Docks, reports that listments and revision of esti-
are connected with aviation, a bles are provided by use of electrical rated men are designers contemplate construction mated recruiting capabilities by
'considerable number are not. defective units. Turn eligible to take this and many of more mobile steel dry- the Marines made it necessary to
One of the most popular coursesis The Master Indicator, Hori- other courses offered regardlessof docks. Naval engineers also plana reduce the February call by 2,500
the Uniform Code of Military and Bank Control, Gyro other Service; schools attended. lighter concrete floating dry- from the previously established
Justice. Practically the entire zon Control, and Transmitterare Personnel interested should dock of greater lifting capacity. 55,000.
mounted the
squadron has taken or is taking I on have their training officer con a a
aircraft of the mockup which is
the course now.Airmen supported by a centerpositioned tact Lt. Horace H. Hancock, :Medics Graduate A Marine from the 1st Marine
S 5 section of DetachmentTwo
vertical shaft. training Div. has become the 1,000th
In CollegeThe telephone extension 376. Seventy medical officers including trainee to be graduated from the

first of 1,200 airmen to un A universal joint provides for I i I i seven foreign officers, re- Eighth Army TC Driver Training
Commander to Boot"Didn't cently were graduated from the
Company School in
free movement of the minia- Korea.S
Oklahoma I attention Aviation Medical Examiner Class
ture aircraft around its three tell you to stand at I *
veisity have entered clerk.typist I axis and Is stabilized by coil ?" I at the Air Force School of Avi- Since dependent travel to Japan
v Boot "Sir. I at attention.It's ation Medicine. Randolph AFB.
classes at the two schools. A 40- : am is in full swing again, a groupof
week meteorology course for 120 Human Engineering GroupA the uniform that's at ease Tex. travel-wise FEAMCOM wives

AP students will also be given "human engineering group" have composed a seven-page
y by the two institutions. which will act as a clearing house booklet about their own experi-:
for the reception, analysis ,and ences to be sent to stateside dependents -
distribution of research data per- I before they leave home. .
cpOi tinent to Ordnance functions has The booklet covers. such thingsas
been established at Aberdeen what to do aboard ship; living
I I Proving Ground, Md. The aim of conditions in Japan; and tips on !
i NOTES I the group is to provide scientific what to leave home and what to
: bases .for designing complicated buy there.
I .
I mechanisms in such a way that
Bingo Friday night with the the "average man" can get the i Maj Gen. Thomas F. Hickey "w,
big jackpot sure to go. Come early most out of his equipment. has been named to succeed Lt.
and get a seat.. 1 Gen. John W. Leonard as Commanding .
The semi-formal dance at the Traffic ViolationsListed General of the XVIII .'
Club Saturday. night was far they Airborne Corps. Ft. Bragg, N. C. ,
biggest flop ever thrown at the below are the traffic I|I Gen. Leonard will retire this I
4i Club. Club officials wish to eX- court penalties awarded at this month after completing more
press their thanks to those who station for traffic violations committed than 36 years of Army service. .. 1
tried to make .it a success. There for the period Jan. 24 to '"
will be no more formals Jan. 31: You're more likely to own life
r There will be a barn dance Multiple Offenses: R. H. Lange, insurance if you've served in the 'I
Saturday night with "Moose" SH3-Excessive speeding; faulty Armed Forces the Institute for '
Hall as masterofceremonies.Music equipment; 5 days. loss of driving Life Insurance reports. A recent {
starts at 2045. privilege. survey shows that while 75, per
The Club is now open for ]lunch A. B. Conkwright, AN-Excts- '6 Z2 cent of all U. S. families own life
during the hours of 1130 to 1300.Naw sivA speed; faulty equipment; 5 insurance, 86 percent of the families ,
days loss of driving privilege.J. which include veterans. of
\ W. Flickinger, AA-Improper WWII are life insurance:: owners.In .
PVT.ATt1AYM[ parking; expired drivers' license; the case of WWI vets' families,
car restricted*pending renewal of \1 a 79 percent ownership is report-
drivers license.J. ed.
J. Gomulka, AA-Involved in .
. ." .. accident; faulty equipment; car A partial solution to the housing -
"::0... restricted until repaired.L. 4 shortage at the Marine Corps I
Williams-Excessive speed; Air Station, Cherry Point,. N. C., ,
using road in housing area as is found in a new government .
thoroughfare; 30 days loss of housing project called Fort Ma- "" '
driving privilege.J. con Village. The new village( '
H. Little, AL3-Improper presently under construction, will ;
parking; lost Fleet Sticker; 5 days accommodate 249 enlisted men "
loss of driving privilege. and their families at low rental
'J Miscellaneous Offenses: S. rates. Hancock Village, a new of- ,
Comptoh, AA-Faulty equipment; ficer's housing project at Cherry .
t car restricted until repaired.D. Point, is also nearing completion. :\ .
R. EveringtonLost station I I. '
5 loss of driving priv-
tag; days
OBSERVE BLOOD DRIVE Empty blood jars are significantlyugh First Farmer: "What was that ..
ilege.W. Louis, TN- Faulty equipment viewed by Rear Adm. Lamont Pi Surgeon General of the Navy explosion "over at Zeke'j place "
; car restricted until repaired. and Chief of the Bureau of Medi cine and Surgery, and Rear Adm. yesterday? ..
M Joseph B. Logue, district medic'al officer, Sixth Naval District Second Farmer: "Oh, Zeke .
R. C. Himme, AD3- Improper The admirals were visitors last week at the NAS Jax Infirmary started feeding his hens some of
Sis ain't home fche'U 'be parking; car impounded pending and the Naval Hospital. They ex]pressed anxiety about lack of pub- that 'Lay or bust' and one ,

.,.... .j j.. lone all evening." proof of ownership. lie response to the current drive for blood donations. of 'em was a rooster." ;

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O & R Continues J.

1 tr Bowling LeadO&R

still leads the pack in the .
MA1NS1DE intra-mural bowling race with a
Thursday, February 7 L4 17 point total by virtue of cop-
"Harem Girl" _. Joan Davis J ping all four points from Fasron
8 Six No. 1 last Friday.
Friday, February:
"Room For One More' Besides taking all three games
_. Cary Grant O&R posted 2401 to the Fasron-
Saturday, February 9 ites 2299 for high pins total.
"When The Daltons Rode" The Naval Hospital and VP-5 .1
Broderick Crawford 4 toie"a divided 4 points with the VP men
Sunday, February 10 taking: two games and the Medics
"This Woman Is Dangerous" taking one and high pins with I

.....'_. ___.,.Joan Crawford r,. 2131-2111. i
Monday, February 11 Highest pin total Friday night
Tembo" ...African Document
was posted by Marine Air Detachment -
Tues. & Wed., Feb. 12-13 when they hit 2444 to I

"Las Vegas Story" t heir opponents, Communications !
_. __""h' Jane Russell 2261. The Marines also cop-
NATTCENTER ped the three games. ,I
Thursday, February 7"Streetcar
Desire" STANDINGSF'asronSir ....L
Named O&R ......_..,............................ .. IT
.._....._...._ Vivien. Leigh No.1.,.......................... 15
Friday, February 8 kLIKE }'a ror, 109 ................... ...............,.. It
"When The Daltons Rode" MAD ....................._.........?................_ II
VP-3 ..............................._....._... 13
............Broderick Crawford n KAW-11 _...... ._. 11
Saturday, February 9 I Special Services .. . 9Personnel
"Room For One More" e ...:.?..::::::::..::::::_:=:..:....:: 8
Communication ....._........._............. 8
Cary Grant }'8S1"GR Six No. :2 _........................ H
Sunday: February; : 10 Comm. Stores ...................... .. .... .. 1VC
'Battle At Apache Pass" a -:) Officer ... ..............'............ .. 7
VP-5 .............._.. 6
.._ ._ .. ..Jeff Chandler Hospital ... 5Kasnm
Mon. & Tues., Feb. 11-12 '- Ill '::....:::,::: ':::':':::::::::::':::" 5

This Woman Is Dangerous"Joan I A MIRROR-The newly refinished; mainside gym floor glistens with Its final coat of varnish OO--------------------.S_,.... ..:.::_.:,::: ,:::::::::::::":::.. ::_ I
_._....._.. Crawford following: completion of the reworking the floor, Now in A-l shape, the gym will be the ,
Wednesday, February 13embo" I scene of the NAS intra-mural cage league play which tommenc Monday.. l
.......African Document

ThursJay HOSPITAL, February 7 Action Furious As PlayV I 201' Tally Leads'BreaktheBank' Waves, Break '

"Bend Of The River"

on.. .....James Stewart Into Coveted

"A Girl Friday In Every, February Port' 8 I I With one ..week of the "Breakthe

Sat. &. ..Sun....._____Feb.Groucho 9-10 Marx Begins In NAS Cage LoopNAS Bank" contest finished only Win ColumnMaking

'Streetcar Named Desire" ._ one score has been posted, Dick up for lost time, the

_.....__...Vivien Leigh intra-mural basketball play opened Monday with VC-62, LeBerry regie.:ring a 201. Waves basketballers finally broke
Monday, February 11 Naval Hospital, VP-5 and First Lieutenants emerging the winnersin No other deemed into the win column with two
scores were
"Battle At Apache Pass" ... ., .. the first niffht'a: action. victories the past week..
.._.....____Jeff Chandler A clash between VC-62 and worthy of mention. At the present Seeking their third straightwin
: Tuesday, February 13 I II Cecil Field opened the loop action The second quarter was a dismal time approximately $10 is in the Waves will meet Mac-

I "Room For One More' ...... .... with VC-62 coming out on one for both teams but the the pot. Michael's Sundries on the court '+
I _. m .Cary Grant the long end of a 64-43 count. Medics outscored Personnel, 5-1. Anyone can enter the contest. at Jackson High Monday night in
Wednesday, February 13 Preaseau was high scoring man Schwitzer and Ryan put together Before bowling, personnel dropa a Girls' City Basketball League
"This Woman Is Dangerous".Joan with 9 fielders and 2 free throwsfor a 38 point two-man total dime on the counter and put encounter.
I _. Crawford I 20 points for VC-62. The sec- tor: VP-5 as it dropped Fasron-109 their name in the books. If a 250 Showing improvement in every
ond quarter was the disasterousone in their opener, 52-34, in the third the Waves to
or over game is posted the bowler game, managed
for Cecil when they scored game. the and overthrow Southern Bell last
picks up complete pot a
52 Swim Team only six points while the VC men Low Scores new one starts the next day witha week for their first win of the
racked in 21. Operations was suoaued by 1st $5 kick-off-by Special Services.If season, 27-18. Willie Foster was
Hospital Wins Lieutenants, ;to-zf; in anoinerlow leading scorer with 12 points and
I at the end of contest, no one
Members Picked Personnel to scoring tin in the Sinai ot
Hospital took the : game has hit 250 then the money is Ruth Richardson racked up 8
cleaners 47-27 in the 1630 fracas me opening nignt. AJY an nign divided among the three top men points.In .
Jax Navy Swimming team but Personnel man Burgoyne sal xor tile i>ts. wail il marKers. on a 50,'30, 20 percent basis. the fray with St. Luke'sNurses
j members were chosen last Thurs- vaged some dignity for his mates she naittime score snowed it > the Waves showed great
by hitting for a 16 point high. was 13-iz; in savor of 1st i-ieuts.
day and Friday nights on promise. Taking the lead in the
; basis of tryouts held in the Indoor i ne noor, recently reimisnea, Pistolmen PlaceIn first quarter and then dropping .
Wd a mue suppery. ine juiuredmes
: Pool. back in the second quarter whereSt.
I Team members include J. H. CrossCountryRace ,.. snouiu ce a little taster Shoot Luke's Nurses held them until
nu nigner scoring. Tampa
f Welch, who will compete in 300- scneuuied the last half of the game, the
rtii have
yard medley relay 100yardfree For Local games Waves squad surged ahead in the
style and possibly 200-yard oceu: yoiiponea unul iviarcn i I Bob Stringer, AKC of the last minutes to cop another one,
oecdUoc o tile dance
I wnicn win
backstroke. His brother, A. C. I NATTCenter Airman Preparatory 38-34.
oe ueia at tHe inainsiue .
I Welch will swim 220-yard free Runners Feb. 13The v 1"anu cecu tsym.rnuay field School, took expert class Ruth Richardson was high
style and 440-yard free style. scorer with 10 points, while Willie
will v_ui,ie; v t'-o meets Vp'il.uI.Ipn.u ; i honors in the recent West Coast
Another set of brothers, J. C. cross country race to be Foster caged 9 points.
Kemp and W. F. Kemp, will lend held at NATTC Feb': 13 already i ; goes against communications I Pistol League finals at Tampa. .
their talents to the squad in the has 19 men officially entered in and :Supply: against Bob, who has taken top spots in

440-yard free, 150 individual the competition with the deadlinestill I Special Services. every meet attended this year, Two Ball Meet

f' medley, 200 back. a week away. I Monday Fasron-6 and VF-13 fired a 556 out of a possible 600.
L. E. Holmes will represent Some men who are intending I will vie; Cecil Field goes against John Lucas, ADC, also of the I
Jax Navy in 440 and 50-yard to try for the team have not entered FAW-11; O&R meets the Marine Jax Navy Pistol team, finished Now UnderwayThe
I free. Another 440 man will be the cross country since they Barracks, and 1st Lt. clashes with third in the master's class. Lucas
t J. E. Lasch. R .D. Willis will com- feel they are sprint men and the ComFairJax. scored a 560 out of a possible 600 I Two Ball Tourney is in
l, pete in the 50-yard free and the distance will do them no good. Tuesday it is Personnel vs to finish ahead of 55 out of the progress at the NAS links with
The event is to test abilities of
200-yard back. Communications; Fasron-109 vs 58 entries in the master's class. only four teams left in the cham-
"i' Other men comprising the distance everyone,,it sprint is pointed men as out.well It as is VP.741; Operations vs Supply, The Jax Navy team, composedof ionship flight.

team will be W. M. Hill, J. M. felt that running will do no harmto and VC-62 vs VP-3. M/Sgt. Jesse Blanton, Chief I Bill Foulk and Bob Wallace
.t Ryan, H. S. Cordeil, Lamott, W. any hurdler or dash men and Hospital meets Special Servicesin Gunner, Carl S. Berry, Ben F. teamed up to drop Jim Gray and
l R. Insul and M. P. Nash. will give Lt. Paul McCoy some the Wednesday opener; VP-5 Preston, AO1, Melvin K. Bell Doc Pearson 1-up while Lei
Gil Whitaker will do the div- chance of evaluating the man. and Fasron-109 clash; 1st Lt. AOC, James T. Carney, AOC, Leschak and Bob Taylor droppedthe
v All men figuring on trying out challenges the Marines, and Ce- and Stringer and Lucas, placed father and son combinationof
ing.The first meet for Jax Navy for the team should run the cil Field goes against VF-13. second in the team matches. Bill Chase Jr. and Sr. 2-up.

swimmers will be with the University cross country.The Ervin Scott and Dave Sweeneytook
of Miami at Coral Gables course for the run has not, Jerry Morrison and Tony .
'next Saturday night, February as yet, been chosen but some Trusso to the cleaners 2 and 1 I
W 9th. areas have been Booked over. while Craig McKee and Lou
The nineteen men entered as of Chaff have yet to meet the Dave
last Tuesday include Jim White, Moody-Ken Sutton combine
Tennis Squad Dick Frees, Don Funk, Milo In first flight competition Les
Lindzy. Gene Field, Jim Don- Platt and Martin McKinney best-
aghy, Bill Ziegler, Mal Moore, ed John Hughes and Harry Beck
Works Out Bob Heine Cairns Siminez, Le- while Joe Williams and Robbie
; monde, Dehnart, Hess, Twilley, Robinson beat Dick Middletonand
Smith, hall, Reynolds, Optieltand John Adams 2 and 1. Nor- .
Needs TalentJax Hookway. 23 ssA man O'Brien and "Doc" Van
Entries will 1 not be accepted after Schoovan Were 5-up on Jim It.
Navy's tennis team will begin noon Feb. 11th. All men wish MauViin and Harry Webb when i
getting into shape today on ing to enter should contact build the towel was thrown in.
the NATTC courts with Coach ing 513 at NATTC or call exten- Captain Charles Dittmar and
Leroy Wilson trying to weld sion 93.Walter. t C Len Loring posted a 5 and 4 vic-
some sort of team from the hope- ewe V tory over Moe Atkinson and '
fuls who turn out. O. (Spike) Briggs, Jr "Doc" McNicholas in second '

Dave Lewis, according to Coach was elected president of the De- flight matchines. "Doc" Robbinsand
troit Tigers to succeed his father Cebe Coward won over John
Wilson, looms as one of the better
the Navy courts Walter O. Briggs, Sr., who died : Newell and John Zwatschka
prospects on so f
' recently. : and 3 while Doc Lyons and Bill
; far.The Mitchell defeat James Armstrong -
team is really in need of It happened in Detroit last Nov /: and Max Morgan. also 4
more talent. Although several ember. Al Gronik entered the and 3.
men have returned from last took the crowds ,
f' ring, :J'
year's squad more men are need- then went to his corner handlers M arty Perfit is one of 32 pro j
ed to fill the shoes of men who started to remove his robe but a. fessional Jai Alai players whr
have moved out. Anyone interested quickly put it back on. Gronik make' their living out of this
j'; should contact Chief Leroy made a fast run for the dressingroom. L ; !k game in the United States.
X. Wilson: VP-741, phone 8217.. He'd forgotten his trunks. Although Jai Alai was introduced
{... Coach Wilson, an apt player, to this country at the 1901
; ,: will be on the team himself. Last championships last December. STAUNCII DEFENDERS-When the zone defense is employed World's Fair the 200-foot square
"; year he was NAS champ. Jax He was on the University of against them, the Fliers answer with these two ball handlers who flamingo-pink structure, which
' I Navy champ, Jax City Tournament Miami squad for two years when depend on speed as their main weapon. Don Carroll (left), formerly seats 4,000, in northeast Miami is
* V Champ Jax Beach Champ they were the fifth seeded teamin with Fordham University, stands 6-3,while Frank Kloss (right, the only court now operating in

>w and w >nt to the final in state the nation. who stands (-1, is a one-time Adelplii College performer. the States.r ., .ti.
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February 1952 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

Jjayvees Pick Fliers Chalk Up

Up 12th Win i
1. f fA fJ ff

Of CampaignTwo VictoryNoM 13'

wins out of their last three A clean sweep of all last week's competition gave the Jax Navy
tarts went into the books for the Fliers a string of 13 victories in 18 times out as Florida Southern

.lax Navy Jayvees as they downed bowed twice and Moody AFB once_to the accuracy of Fliers' shooting.

both Green Cove and Glynco in Lakeland was the site of the
the backboard with 28 counters
] preliminary games Friday and + first victory of the week when
while the Airmen had to be
Saturday and lost a league tilt to the Fliers fought off Florida con-
tent with 10 tallies.
Cecil Field's VC-62.
Southern throughout the game,
Tuesday night VC-62 showed finally winning 70-58. Big Steve Zebos racked up a

-l what a strong start and finish The game was hotly contested 19-point half-time total and then
J ran do when they outscored the with the score being tied 10 times relaxed for the rest of the game.

Jayvees, 77-52, in the only league ?i r during the 40-minute competition. Of the 73 field goal attempts
games of the week for the JV's. 4 aIR Late in the third period the made by Jax Navy, 30 caught the
I Bullard of VC-62 dropped in 15 Fliers pulled ahead chalking up nets for a 41 percent average.

. < I points before the half-time horn 21"points to the Lakelanders 13. Beat Southern Twice .i

..A..., to give the jet men a 42-30 lead. Bob Grabaz, a steady high Flushed with success the Fliers ..
The Jayvees were outscored in J 3, point maker, posted 23 markersfor met Florida Southern once more
quarter. the locals in the individual
on Saturday night on the
Bullard also posted high scor- scoring department while team- court and again had a rough time -
ing honors with a total of 30 e vl mate Steve Zebos collected 14. of it, but finally downed the
markers, 24 coming as the result Fred Lapper of Southern, fourth Lakelanders, 69-64.
\ of set shots and lay-ups. Dan"Spider" highest scorer in the state, racked -
The was as close as the
in 20 counters. game
high with
Tussey was
first three quarters of the first
17 for the Jayvees. Down Moody AFB
game, the tide being turned for
Down Green CoveA Returning home Friday, the
the Fliers by Bob Reinhardt who
close contest with the Fliers carried AFB
very Moody alonga
collected 14 points in the second
Green Cove Bullets :Friday night dismal losing trail 75-51, to
ended with the Jayvees on top make it 14 losses in 22 games for half.Foul
by a slim 52-50 margin. The game the Airmen. Bob Grabaz and shots won the game for
I was close all the way, with' Steve Zebos again led the pack the Fliers who connected for 19
scoring by quarters, 9-9, 27-20 with 21 and 19 points respective of 23 while Florida Southern hit
and 42-36. The Jayvees led at ly. x for only 14 of 25. The difference

each. quarter but almost lost the The second quarter broke the between foul shots made and total
LA UP-Frank Kloss, Fliers' forward, tears around an oppo- '
the final minutes. Airmen's potential win chance scores was the same. \
game in nent for a lay-up shot in the Florida Southern-Fliers fracas
Bernie Duffy hit for most recent<<; when the Fliers hit for 19 while ; Half-time score found the
points: with six swishers and played here. Bob Reinhardt (No. 12) and Bob Grabaz (white Jer- holding the Moody men to 7 I Lakelanders in a 33-31 lead although -

four free throws for 16 tallies. sey) support the attempt by making for a possible rebound. The points.The. Jax Navy led at the first

I Beat Glynco Fliers downed the Mocs, 69-G4, for their second straight win over fourth quarter clinchedthe quarter.

Glynco Naval Station offered the invaders._. game when the Fliers rockednews I Eglin AFB will be on the NAT-
little resistance to the Jayvees in TC court this Friday in the first

the preliminary game to the One-armed GolferTo lof two games the Fliers will play
Fliers-Florida Southern fray
season with the men from
Saturday being outpointe,,64- Jft t flIR : Fort Walton.

36 Saturday night. Appear Here I Next Tuesday the Fliers will be
The Jayvees had almost
's traveling to Deland to wind up
doubled their opponents score at
their season's commitments with
the half 32-17 and marked another Next the Stetson five. Stetson the
WednesdayJimmy won t.
32 for the second 20 min- I '
first fracas 78-56.
I ,
utes.Tussey was again high point Nichols, famed one- I J Jax Fliers-69

maker with a 16 point total. Dick armed golfer, will appear in an ? i J'G J"T TI'S!
Carroll. .... ... ... ... 3 1 7
Hendricks and Bud Gallagher exhibition at the Naval Air Sta- Kloss ..... ........,..........._ ::1 0 4'elaet
played very little of the game as I tion golf course Wednesday, Feb. I \\ ......._..............._. ..2: 1 5RelnhardL
Coach Beaver gave new men a 13 at 1500. _,,.._.......__ 4 6 14
Zebos -9 3 ::11
tryout. One of the phenomenons of the I i Sipes 1 0 2
This Tuesday the Jayvees will sporting world, Nichols never Voyles ___.......__ 0 3 3
Leads Unchanged In NATTC ......._..
take on their victors in the first fails to thrill and astonish the'' GI'Elbaz --.t-._ 3 0 Ii 0 31Jetterson 0

round play-offs of the City Lea- gallery of fans with his eye I Totals ZS 19 tit

gue, RC Motors, at the Jackson catching shots. After 2 Rounds Florida Southern-U
gym. Thursday Great Southernand The Texan's spirit overcame Cage Loop '

.. the Jayvees will clash and the weakness of the flesh and has J.apppr ... .. . ...... ..... 9 F 0T25:
the following Tuesday VC-5 will accomplished an incredible feat. Basketball intra-mural play at NATTCenter entered the third bleat 1 2Hackman
try their hand at downing the locals Nichols, before his 1929 automo- I and final round this week with Dispensary and AE School still on ":::_:=:=: 0 g 0
Hurt _..........__......._ 11 3 257.ubar
in another league tilt. bile accident, was right-handed, top in their respective leagues. ..............._...._.._ 3 0 6
Summaries and does not use a left-hand club. Personnel and Supply stayed: &n ger ... _. 1 0 3Felligrino
ANP Students clear titleto
; Amer- gave ( ) :: =._:::= 0 1 1Burk
JAYrEESF4 FT T t's While visiting a golf course one tied for second place in the second place in the National ............... ... ....._ 0 0 0Eberly )
Gal1althl'r ..... ...... ... ....._ :i 0 6 day he picked up a friend's club ican League and ANP) Students League. ... ... 0 O
ViWlBl'\t'r _.._......_ 0 ::1 :1 through curiosity, and since thenJimmy's moved into undisputed possessionof 'lota.- 25 14. :.
nutty .................. ....... 5 :2 1J Morgan and Gould were high .
has been ruled
life National I
lay ............................._ 0 1 1 by the League runner-up ; scorers for ANP( ); Dobbins set
Kessler ........................1 0 2 golf fever. After much practiceand I
TuslOt'Y _............_ 5 6 16Kunt" determination, he succeededin spot.High point man in the American the TO Students' pace and Boylewas Six Men Bowl 1\Vuy
...........t....._....... 4 0 8 shooting that in League Chuck Kerr of high. for AK School.
Fexton.._.... ._......_?...._ 0 0 0 same course was Into '200' ClubThe u
Waterman _....._....._ 3 0 6 72. Despite his handicap, the one- Aircraft Maintenance with 253 llarlnesVin
Ovens .. 2.... 0 4 armed golfer is one of the- finest points in 13 games-a 19.5 aver- Marine Students First
('line ..:..::::::::::: .::::::=:::.-: 3 1 7lrndrkcks exhibitionists the has Cheslock of Marine Studentswas ran over 200' club at the NAS
Lieutenants 43-22
_...... ........._ 0 0 0 game ever age. and stomped bowling alley has picked up in
Yo InsQI' .. ........................ 0 0 0 known. high National League scorer Training Facilities, 46-21. Schu- membership lately. Joe Crevar
J Nichols will hold a shotmakingclinic with 135 points in 13 games. lein and Cheslock led Marine of FAW-11 is the most prolificof
T.ia1. 21 n 64 at 1500 before playing nine American League action last
ta.\ scoring, while Leymeyer paced the keglers with two identical -
NCOJ'U J"T TIPS holes of the course in an exhibition week saw Dispensary strengthenits First Lieutenants and Cinko was of 211 while Ivan 1
.... ........... games
fahol1 ... 4 1 9 starting at 1600. lead with a 57-35 wallopingof high for TraFac.
Clat k .... ...."... ...................o 0 0 aided Ho- Barker is top man so far with
The one-armed golfer Services by
Kalnin ... ..............._ 0 0 0 only Special TK School overwhelmed Com- 216. Barker is from VF-13. 1
llhn! .. ...... .................... :.1 :2 8 ever to qualify for the National berg 21 points and a 23-point missary, 40-21, with Hamiltonand of club
alley ....... ... ... ._ 2 2 Open Nichols also qualified sev- fourth quarter. Stone was high Allen for AK Mew- Other members the !

.i :_:::::...:::.::L: :::::::. 0 1 0 2 i inuhle eral times for the PGA cham- scorer for Special Services. hirter leading high the Cooks.and Com- with are George 207; Fedor Dave, Fasron Wheatley six,, (..
'lark 3 1 pionship. His mastery of all clubsis Supply Victorious missary rebounded to defeat
.. ... .. ...: 0 0 0 amazing and he still holds one Supply ran over ANP) Ship's First Lieutenants 36-32 Special Services, with 204; Ed
While ..... ... ..._ 0 ,0 0 of the longest hole-in-ones rec- Company, 41-27, and slid past with Farrell, Commissary, with 202:
Mewhirter high for Com-
1 0 2 again
Henmann and George Jones from the
-- ord, a 336-yard smash. Duringthe Aircraft Maintenance, 38-33. En- missary and Putch leading First
T.taIa 14 II :w course of his amazing career gel bullseyed 19 points one night Lieutenants scoring. Hospital with an even 200.
he has made seven holes-in-one. and 21 points the next to lead
,....., ., Supply's scoring. Menna was Standings: NATIONAL I.KAI.I: K
'I ....... .......
Golfers Top for ANP) and Kerr pouredin AMERICAN J.EACTE: AE !School 12 1
high Aircraft Maintenance. Dispensary _. ......_............. 14 0 ANP) Students ____ 10 2 _
18 for Supply ._ 11 3 AK School ...J..__ 9 3 ..
Personnel notched an automatic Personnel .... .. .......__.._ 11 3 AO Students ...._-.... & 5
Stetson 17-1 win over Marine Permanent AO Ships Co. .. ._._,_.._ 8 6 Marine Student _______ & 8

Party, which dropped out of the Special Aircraft Services Malnt. .._,.__.== 6 4 10 8 TraFae Commissary._ ..._.:::.:==?? 4 1 Jl 8
Jdx Navy's golf team made its league, then topped Aircraft AnP( ) Ship's Co. ?. 2 12 first Lt. _......... . ......-, 1 12
1952 debut a conspicuous one by Maintenance, 33-28. Mayfield I i
downing Stetson 171. i'a paced the Yeomen and Kerr
The only points lost to the men swished 18 for Aircraft Maintenance. -
. from Deland were a ',_ point I When Is A Broom Needed? I I

each by Ervin Scott and Bill AO Ship's Company went over

.., :.i Foulk. the .500 mark for the first time Five minutes after the open- School, NATTC; Elmer Chip-
Stetson will reenter cpmpetition mo by thumping ANP) Ship's Com- ing gun of last week's Sports I I paroni, ADC, Fasron Six; Ber-

with Jax Navy this Satur- pany, 41-27, and squeezing past Quiz, all three winners were nard A. Ritz PNA1, NATTC
day when they come to the NAS Special Services, 42-41.: Bowden already decided, but that did I Personnel; William White,
course to try to rectify their de and Wakeman shared AO's scor- not stop the flow of answers- PN1 Sr. BOQ, and VincentSwindell

feat.The ing honors; Walsh was high for hundreds of them. PNSN, Fleet Air
Navy team did remarkablywell ANP( ) Ship's Company and Ab- Ringing of phones kept the Wing 11.Stone .
considering the weather and ernathy paced Special Services.The Jax Air News staff hustlingfor wins first prize of $3.00

wind but the scores did not suf- 14-:4/c. SS team trailed 28-35 at the the good part of the day. I' cash award, courtesy of Spe-

fer too much. Scott and Foulkposted third quarter. Correct answer to the quizzer cial Services; Wilson takes a
a 75. and 76 respectivelywhile AE Holds Lead "Who is Althea Gibson?" is: case of free drinks, courtesyof
teammates "Doc" Pearson In the National League last Althea Gibson is the first the Navy Exchange drivein ,\
and Ed Barnes posted 'a 78 and week, AE School hung on to its Negro girl to have played in drinks counter, while Gra-

79 respectively. number one spot? by doubling the the American National Wo- ham claims the third prize of '"
'j'; H I 1<' score on Training Facilities, 40- men's Singles Tennis Tourna a free meal chit to the civilian '
The New York State Athletic 20, and outmanning AO Students, ment. She participated in 1950. cafeteria. ;

Commission last month, finally 40-31, in one of the season'sroughest First with the answer was Here is this week's question: !'
adopted the rule that all boxers games. Rochon and Gary Stone, AA, of AO School, "In what sport is a broom ?
that are knocked down must Downs paced the league leaders, NATTCenter; second was Jo- considered essential playing:
take an eight second count before while MacDonald was high for seph Wilson, Public Works em- equipment?" .

regaining" their feet and contin- TraFac and Ruehl paced TO Stu- ployee, while third was Bill Answerswill be accepted beginning .

uing. They made one exception- dents. Graham, DKC, of Disbursing, at 0900 Friday. Phone
in a championship match the men ANP( ) Students, with the Cen- Supply Department.Just numbers are extensions 8184 1

lire on their ewn, they can get up ter's biggest manpower pool to a few of those quick and 216. Military and civilian "
whenever they want to. draw from, used 12 men in each with answers but not quite personnel from NAS NATTC,

.' 1\. Most of the other states and game as they swamped TO Stu- quick enough, were Philip Cecil Field and Mayport are
the National Boxing Associationhave I-- -- dents, 50-35, and stopped AK Gomshay AA, of AK "A" eligible.t. ,
already adopted the rule. Ji-Nkhor----I; School, 45-34. The win over AK




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Main fire station of the Crash-Fire Unit located in rear of Building 105 is on 21-hour call and 1
answers fire calls, along with the civilian structure fire crew, in the hangar areas in the event of a F'

gasoline or aircraft fire. I

Speed And Caution Are Watchwords

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Members of the Crash-Fire Unit undergo intensive training be-

Crash-Fire Unit Geared For Emergencies fore they take their place as full-fledged crew members. Training I

includes at least six live fire drills, such as the one above...- --

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[:Maintaining constant vigilance this unit, all are standard Navy
the Crash-Fire Unit fire-fighting Equipment, but one.
This is a specially designed truck :
R .p ;
aboard the station is always MK.v.
for use on jet aircraft. Using a
prepared to go to the rescue conventional model 2.1/2 ton

of a pilot in distress the second Chevrolet stake truck, ten 100- "

i his plane hits the deck:- pound C02 bottles have been T
mounted on the chassis and connected
and often is there waiting for to two reels of hose, each All tickets on the new Dodge

,him. 100 feet in length. Coronet sedan to be given awayat
Fire, one of the Navy's dead the, Key West Naval Station

liest enemies, holds no terrors: IN FIGHTING a fire on propel Charity Carnival on Feb. 16 were
for men attached to this unit. ler-driven aircraft, C02 is used
sold out 1500 in Building 110 .,
Speed and caution are their first, followed by a blanket of by "
watchwords. Speed-for a few foam. However, the jet engine last Friday, following a noon announcement *
seconds can mean the difference and fuselage will be ruined by over the loud speak.
between life and death for a pilotor the use of foam. Hence the new er system that the chances were

plane. Caution-for although equipment. This truck, built for available. .....
they do not fear fire it has their speed, will arrive at the scene of ,
utmost respect. the crash in seconds and go to However, more will be furnished "" ,
This unit, composed of 67 enlisted work. It is followed by the big by Key West, at 25 cents each.
men, is thoroughly indoc- FFN4 fire-fighting truck, whichis The lucky winner of the new car -
trinated and trained in fire- slower but carries a larger supply awarded at the Charity Carnival
fighting before the men even ap of CO2. It holds 6,000 poundsof
proach the runways. Each man CO2 plus 432 gallons of foam. there last year was Raymond
participates in at least six live The big FFN4 (Cardox) is the 'big Betsy" in the unit. Bracey of Inventory.
fire drills before he takes his James K. Fink, Administratively ADC, heads the ing 6,000 pounds of CO2 and 432 gallons of foam, it is in 1I01d-1 First Sergeant Lindsey Cameron
Crash-Fire Unit. status at the primary runway station.
place as a full-fledged crewman.. the unit is under the jurisdiction stand-by visited his former coworkerson
His training includes a complete of the Security Department, because of excess damage. Noneof six weeks in order to maintain Third Deck last Monday, Jan.
checkout on rescue work. it works with Ope serious efficiency.In 28, while on leave from the 227th
but actually the fires were really peak
rations. Chief Fink has expresseda but as Chief Fink observed, "a addition to the fire stations Anti-Aircraft Artillery Group,
TRAINING is conducted in a well-founded pride in his crew little fire becomes a big fire un- aboard the station, a crashfireunit Florida National Guard. Now on
special practice area maintainedin of fire-fighters. less the fire-fighters get there in is maintained at Green Cove active duty at Camp Stewart Ga.
Controlwhile !
the southwest section of the a hurry and get it under control Springs for duty with the GCA Lindsey was with Stock
station. Here obsolete planesare IN THE PAST year there have before it has the opportunity to Unit. This consists of an eight- in Supply.A .
fired and the fledging crew
been 28 crashes, five of which involved grow." man crew. This crew is drawn I new grandmother is Helen
goes to work. A man-sized dum- fire. All of the pilots All equipment is Checked reg- from the NAS unit and is rotated Peters of Receipt Control, who
in at 140' pounds
my weighing C02 and foam three months to keep the reports that her daughter becamea
be walked away from the crashes ularly and the is every
sits in the cockpit waiting to
from getting "rusty". mother on Jan. 2 in Lakeland.
from the trucks crewmen
saved. Crew members are re- and no aircraft had to be scrapped emptied every Daily commuters from Jackson-

quired to undergo one live drill .. ville Beach to Supply include
per month after they are bona- Harriet Knott of Accounting.
fide fire-fighters. Training never I John Schwarzman, Bob Merritt
ceases for these men. I and Mrs. Willie Fleming of Traf ...
Two fire stations are manned leave tha
fic. Although they must .;.
and on call 24 hours a day, whilea Beaches by 0630 to get to work
third station is maintained on I a the new Beach Road has cut down
S: the runway during flight opera- I the amount of their travel time
i, tions. Half of the entire crew of by several minutes.
67 is on duty at all times. They
Our nomination for Supply andFiscal's
I work in 24 hour shifts, 24 on and
most devoted married

I 24 Main off. station is located in the couple: Harold McIntosh of Accounting .
t and wife Kitty of Stock
rear of Bldg. 105. crew
Control Unit 3.
!w answers fire calls, along with the
civilian structure fire crew, in Don't forget the buffet supper
:t the hangar areas. Many fires in and dance for S-3 and S-4 Divisions

these areas are gasoline or air- < ., .... ., .. tomorrow night at the Lake
craft and the crash-fire unit is .. ..... Shore American Legion Post
best equipped to fight this type of V'jI" home, beginning at 2000.
fire most effectively. This is a >

24-hour station.* Secondary runway duty station is manned during flight operations. Truck to left is specialJet Gen. Thomas Assistant

TWO STATIONS are located at I aircraft fire-fighter developed aboard the station. The ambulance is also in stand-by status. Commandant Of Marines I
the runways. The primary sta- of assessment numbers 10 and Maj. Gen, Gerald C. Thomas,
tion is located directly north of 13 Deaths In Society 11 which were being collectedat recent Commander of the 1st Marine -
the Operations Tower. This too, the time of the audit. 'Division, has returned from
is a 24-hour station and their Paid In the commanding officer's Korea to assume' new duties as
calls originate with the Opera. Reveals $12,477
tions Duty officer. The secondary Report letter to the Board of Trustees Assistant Commandant of the
station is located next to the forwarding the report of the au- Marine Corps.To .
and receives its (Members To Death Benefit Fund dit committee paragraph 2 readas
duty runways By follows: "The Commanding date,.the Society has had 13
with the
warnings deaths among its members and
commend the
,' primary station. This audit of the accounts of the Officer to b,
runway An the
; the average payment to n-
had been Board of Trus-
of the
and a total $1,103.30 members of ...
station is manned during flight
Mutual Death Ben- eficiares has been 109362. This .
Employees Benefit
Miscellaneous Mutual Death
paid to the Opera- tees of the ,
and Js secured at the .
operations completed re- could just as well if membership
efit Society was ting Expense Fund. With the Society for the outstanding man-
direction. of the Operations Duty cently by an Audit Board ap- original loan of 135.74 from the ner which they have conductedthe permitted be an average of $3-

officer.Of nine vehicles used pointed by the Commanding Employees Association the! madea affairs of the Society duringthe 000.00 or $4,000.00.Information .
the by Officer, it was announced by the total of $13,716.44 paid into the year 1951." concerning.the So-

Board of :Trustees of the Society Society: *. *. ciety may be obtained from the ."
Key West Carnival The Audit Board composed of The report showed that through The Board desires to have collectors in the v'arious departments
Lcdr Guy N. Stroud as Chair- death No. 11 a total of $12,002 known that all the credit for the or from members of the
Giving Away Car man, and Philip D. Myers and had been paid to beneficiaries.. operation of the Society cannotbe Board of Trustees. Members in.
Roderick D. Pinney as members, ; Other expenditures included $54.- taken by the Board. Withoutthe elude Rubye R. Piper, Chairman;
One thousand automobile raffle completed its study of the Soci- 40 for checks returned by the cooperation of the various Roy J, Acree and Charles G.
tickets have been forwarded ety's accounts and made a reportto bank and for refunds to members collectors and members the affairs Hart of O&R; Walker II. Crevasse .
to NAS Jax from the Naval Base, the commanding officer.In who paid assessments after memo of the Society could not of Public Works; LeonardB.
M; Key West, Fla., where a Navy cancelled. Eubanks for the Miscellaneous
Board members bership had
conducted in such
Charity Carnival is being held their report, have been a '..
made a recommendation that a commendable manner' Group and Michael Cascohe as ..
Feb. 14 15 and 16.
The is 1952 four- form be used to notify members A total of $263.95 was expended It is the desire of the Board to Secretary-Treasurer.
grand prize a
becauseof for printing postage and Membership is obtained by the
'door'Dodge. Drawings sched- when they are dropped increase the membership of the
ed for the last day of are the Key failure to pay an assessment.This bonds for the secretarytreasurer.Another Society and the goal for 1952 has completion of the applicationform
West Carnival. recommendation has consid- expense item shown was been set for a 100% membershipof which if approved by the
Tickets will remain on sale erable merit and the Board has in the amount of $135.74 which all NAS employees. This Board must be submitted with
here at 25 cents each until Feb. taken action to provide such not-. was the payment of the loan' from would mean of course an increase $2.10 plus the amount of the last
11 at which time all stubs will ice to members in the future. the Employees Association. in the payments to ben- assessment leived. New employees -
be forwarded to Key West. The total expenditures were eficiaries as the amount paid upon of NAS can obtain membership -
All who wish to buy tickets The audit completed as of Nov. $12,461.09 leaving a balance at death is dependent on the mem- without Board approval
them through various [- 19. 1951 showed that a total of the time of the audit in the bership $1.00 being paid to upon the payment of $2.10 with
may departments procure and from respective $12,477.40 had been paid by mem- amount of $1,255.35. This of the beneficiary for every active their application U. submitted .J.
Public Information offices. bers to the Death Benefit Fund course did not include payments member at the time of death. within 30 days after employment. -- .-


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