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,, :% Contest Opens Today

Station Puzzled i



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You have seen it all oyer the station within the past

I week, in the Jax AirNews, on buildings, on sidewalks, bulk
heads, office doors, on vehicles: '
'- ______ ___ .- .
Too cvcijrune has eegoingstark !
raving mad over these lit written or, handwritten, as longas M9M .qn
tle signs: You Can SABWODI; I they are legible.
Everybody Can SABWODI; What 4. Entries should contain name
is SABWODI?; Oh, Come on department and check or serial{
SABWODI, and SABWODI Nowl! number of contestant.
Wjhat does it all mean? That's 5. Entries should be submit
the catch personnel can now ted through'NAS Yard; Mail Sys-
begin to offer their guesses or tem addressed simply ""SABWODI
oJ ideas. of what SABWODI is.. Contest." 4
6. Winners' will be announcedon
ANY MILITARY and civilian March 27, '1952. '

personnel of the station who can EVEN THEY DON KNOW .
-With bewilderment and consternation -
correctly identify what SAB-
WODI is, what it means, what it Department headsof
represents, or what H stands for, the Naval Air Station view ',.
and discuss signs with the let
has "1-av '
an opportunity to win several
prizes.This y on tliem.
WODI, which has been displayed "
much of a tip has been
given to the Jax Air News. It is : throughout the station for ,
an abbreviation for a slogan.A the past week, is an idea fostered "
whereby personnel can: i!
$10 award goes to the '-
what it all Win ,
person with the correct identift- guess means. ;
cation of SABWODI; second prizeis VOL-9 No. 48 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 13 March 1952 ners can claim prizes in the "M
o $5 down, while free meal chitsto contest. From left to right are, ".|f
the civilian' cafeteria will be Capt. Julius C. Early Senior
I II Medical officer; Capt. T. Dewitt N.
given to the next four winners.
RULES FOR the contest, which I I NO-ACCIDENT Allan, Senior Dental officer,
officially opens today and closes I PreliminaryRating Capt. Herman F. Gingrich, ;
Supply and Fiscal officer;
March 27
are as follows:
1. All military and civilian RECORD FOR Comdr. James II. Armstrong,
personnel at the Naval Air Sta. Exam 14 NAS Executive officer; Lcdrx J
r Joseph W. Williams. Administration <|
tion are eligible to participate.
:2. Contest closes on Friday VF-171 PILOTAn officer and Comdr.
Marks DueAll Richard Mann Public Works
.. March 27, 1952. kr ,
3. Entries may be either excellent record of 1,000 officer. -
personnel interested in taking ,; accident-free hours has been

advancement in rating compiled by fighter pilot En- Entomologists See'j
( Civilian Defense P..1 exam sign Neale S. Smith of Fighter : j
inations for pay grades E45.
Squadron 171, a unit of Car-
Bond Drive Gets and E-6 in July, must have their rier Air Group 17. Work Of Station
recommendations in by April 5, In accumulating his first
1,000 hours in the air, Ensign
1952. :. Smith has flown more than six M-M' Control Unit
Underway TodayThe These recommendations are to types of Navy aircrafts, the

be submitted to the Mainside Information ? largest number, 400 hours, being
s r Importance of the work being
quarterly 1 Civilian and Educational Servo tkf spent in Corsairs. accomplished by the Malaria and

Bond Drive will begin today ices Office, Room 141, Bldg. 1, ac-1, Mosquito Control Unit received
and continue through Wed- ording to Personnel officer's In addition o time spent in double emphasis during the past
; Memorandum No. 2152. Corsairs he has logged approximately week when a group of specially r
nesday, March 19, it was an-
I 130 hours in F9F's. 170 train i cl naval environmental
nounced this week the Ci- Practical Factor, Petty Officer e
i by hours in "The Banshee, 55 in sanitary technicians met with
vilian Bond officer. A Leader and Training Course I ... TO's and the balance in train members of the Florida Anti.
marks must be entered in servo ing planes. "
i Every effort will be made during ice records by June 15,' 1952 in1 I HEADING FOR RECORD- Mosquito Association in conven.
Following his entry into the tion in Jacksonville.The .
1952 to raise the
percentageof order t6 become to
par Ensign Neale S. Smith, pilotof
roll civIl. Navy in April 1948, Ensign technicians were assemble pay savings among in these examinations.Time
ticipate VF-171 has completed his
Smith received his flight train for a two-day training confer I
ian of this station and
rate is to October
make it the number one Naval 16, 1952.Personnel first 1,000 hours of flight time ing at Naval Air Station, Pen- once, at invitation of the Com
without an accident. In com sacola, Fla. mandant of the Sixth Naval Dis-
Air activity insofar as percentage who took the Jan piling his record Ensign Smith .. trict. They represented 30 activities "
of participation is concerned. I
uary examinations are urged to has flown more than six Prior to
typesof his present assi n. where the Control Unit a
The Civilian Bond officer has
be rerecommended for July examinations Navy aircraft.AllWeather. (Please ,,,,,
selected a committee of four to Turn to Page 2, Col. 4)) responsible: : for insect and pest
inasmuch as the results ---- --adv"iS'
: control in ry or
assist in the planning and conducting
of the
Squadron'Hurricane capacity.About .
of civilian bond drives.
are not expected to be in to | -
., prior 100 members of the
Committee members will in addition 'I
April 5.Reserves. j Anti-Mosquito Association, and
to assisting in the planningof i'
station drives be responsiblefor desiring to compete I Hunter' Unit out-of-state visitors from New .
planning and conducting the in substantiating exams should Jersey, New York. Georgia and
bond drive within their respective be noted as such on recommend Cuba visited the Naval Air Sta-
departments. ations. Recommendations are to tion by arrangement of Lcdr.
S 0 be submitted in memorandumform John M. Hirst, president of the
- giving correct full names, Has Headquarters Here Association.
::1. Those serving on the committee rates, service numbers and ratesto Visitors were provided with
Julius DeR
include Quina, which personnel have been opportunity to inspect the laboratories
Overhaul and Repair depart recommended, in alphabetical order When VJ-2 was placed in commission here this week it of the Malaria and Mos
ment J. Frank
; Nettles according to rate. Each I quito Control Unit, where much
..Works department: Merle R. pay marked the first time that a full-time weather squadron has
grade is to be submitted on important equipment has been
Cook, Supply and Fiscal depart arate pages and denoting USN sep or been, formed in the Atlantic. developed and perfected. While

ment; and William Kincaid from USNR. Lcdr. David J. Walkinshaw a i I visiting the Unit's field laboratories -
Administration department. Kin Anyone wishing further help c epted command of the unit dur- Previously, Lcdr. Walkinshawhad for a commercial demon
caid will be responsible for con been serving as operations
ii the ceremonies Monday. rom stration of insect fighting equip-
in ig
procuring recommendationsand
ducting the drive in all depart officer of VP-3 here. Name of
ment the civilian entomologistswere
getting the proper marks entered omdr. Joseph T. Thornton, -Jr., ,
ments other than those the
represented executive officer has not been
on their service records Chief:: Staff Officer of Fleet Air joined by the naval technicians -
_ by a member of this cbm should contact the Information Wind 11, who placed the squadon announced. in training here.
...... mittee. commission. Range of the new weather .
The purpose of the bond drives and Educational. Services office. r in squadron has not been determined ..
held at NAS and throughout the .' ye but it will be approximately Weather Outlook
Navy Department is not to get a ; ,: .::.': the same as VP-23_ had. It will .
definite percentage of the pay '.'. .,). ... r." ,: < 'l'I"; patrol the Gulf of Mexico, the Mild weather due this weekend .
roll obligated for bond pledges '<< "' M ;; X" .. Atlantic and the Caribbean with according to the NAS Aerol
\. but it is the Navy's feelings that ._ ..\ details ready to move further ogy Office:
an employee with a savings account south or north as far as Quonset Friday Partly cloudy ant
4c is. a happy employee and Point, R. I., if desired. warm.
from the standpoint of production Saturday Thundershowersand
a happy employee is a greater P4Y's, a four-motored patrol turning ('ooter.

asset. < plane made by ConSolidated-Vul- I Sunday Mild and mostly
.J' 1 Y a (Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5) clear
As was aptly put by one believer ,, t ;,
in the Pay Roll Savings LUCKY MARINE BARRACKS CPL :
Plan, "It is better to cash in a
few bonds to tide you over a financial 1:1

, .J\ and pay hump an exorbitant than to get amount a loan of GETS HIS BREAKFAST IN BED :

interest." The minimum deductions .
It to be \ --- ------- -
for per diem employees is pays generous as con
$3.75 while the' minimum for a tributors to the current Red turn-about-face maneuver, aloe
per annum employee is $6.25. Cross membership campaign are was required to prepare the corporal's ''
To the knowledge of station fast finding out. bacon and eggs!
authorities there has been no Naval -' Luckiest 6f the membership Two other winners in the Marine .
Air Activity in the post-war holders, who contribute a dollaror Barracks contest were CpL
.. period to receive the coveted 90% more to the Red Cross, prob- McKira West and Sgt. Elliott D.
j. Treasury Department's award. i. ; s ably is Cpl. Geo. R. Posey, of the Greenblatt, both of whom were
With the cooperation of employees Marine Barracks. awarded a 48-hours special liber
NAS Jacksonville couldbe Posey not only won the priv ty. Needless to say. the Reel

the first activity to receive ., Sao ilege of being served a breakfast Cross campaign in the .Barracks x

this award. With the recent ....._ ... of his own choosing served in I is'going nicely.
"'-""" .
II and III pay raise it is bed by T''Sgt. Frank B. Greene, !
hope that employees will utilize 'BREAKFAST IN BED-Cpl. George Posey, Marine Barracks but also had his sleep protected i, Not to be outdone In such generous r'
the opportunity of the pay left) gets breakfast in bed, while St.Elliot GreenbUtt and Sgt. by sentries who stood guard at' appreciation of donation
'roll savings plan to invest their Robert Faudree look on in envy, Corporal Posey was able to have his sack with a "Do Not Disturb" to the Red Cross, Father James
raise in the security of America, his breakfast served to him in bed by holding the lucky membership sign from 0515 untilthe meal was J. Burns, chairman of the campaign :'
and. to contribute to the percentage card during the Red Cross drive at the Marine Barracks. brought to him tw6 hours later I I on the Naval Air' Station, .
of participation of NAS Jack. Posey also won a 21-hour liberty card la the contest, devised to ,/ announced that the first enlitt 4 }

1 ., sonville. whip up interest in the current drive. Th4 Sergeant, Ina complete (lease Turn to Pare 2, Col. ZI ), "


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Two JAX AIR NEWS 13 March 1952- _

Report From Washington

J1lX f fjJiLW3Published To Release 73000 Reserve OfficersContinue

every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval AIr
Station. Jacksonville Fla.NAS Work On Atomic Submarines

Jacksonville .
Caot. Douglas T. Day Commanding Officer By Armed Forces Press Service) sent a quarter of the center's total strength. ..+
Comdr. James H. Armstrong .._.Executive Officer The Defense Department has revealed that The movement is expected to begin in April.
Lcdr. Gordon D. Walker_....... .Public Information Officer all Services will release a total of about a a *
Fleet Air Jacksonville 73,000 Reserve officers from active duty be- The following bills of interest to Servicemen -
Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardison.. Commander tween now and June 30, 1953. Of the total recently were introduced in Congress:
Fleet Air Wing Eleven the Army will release 41,000; the Navy 14,000; 1. A bill to provide for free postage for

Capt. Jesse S. McClure _.....t.i....._... .___...._._...... Commander the Air Force 13,000 and the Marine Corps members of the Armed Forces who are hospitalized -
Comdr. Joseph T. Thornton __ __ Chief Staff Officer 5,000. outside the continental limits 'of the
Naval Air Technical Training Center They all will have completed their current U. S. as a result of service in Korea .

Capt. Lester K. Rice ..-......_....__.__.....-<.<._ Commanding Officer tours. It is expected that the losses will be 2. A bill to amend the Officer Personnel ,J

Comdr. Richard S. Stuart .....-.........._............._....._.._..Executive Officer made, up by Reserve officers volunteering for Act of 1947 to provide equitable and pro rata
extended active duty, the output of Officer distribution of temporary promotions between
Naval Hospital Candidate Schools, Platoon Leader and Aviation qualified officers of regular and Reserve com-
Capt Dwight J. Wharton.-- -.. Commanding Officer Cadet classes,. graduates of ROTC, ap- ponents of the Army serving on active duty. ...
NARTU pointments from enlisted status and gradu- 3. A bill to amend the War Claims Act of
Capt. Easton B. Noble._w._._____..._.Commanding Oflcer ates of Service academies. 1948, as amended, to provide compensation for
Comdr. Anthony Trusso Executive Officer
unpaid compulsory labor and inhumane treat-
Editorial offices located Building 930 (topside). Phone extensions Inductees who wish to enlist in the regular ment of prisoners of war and for other vio-
ei84 and 216. Army must have at least 18 months of servicein lations of the Geneva Convention respecting

AIR NEWS Is cwbllsnea wetKTV at the U. S. Naval: Air StMlon I order to be considered as having "prior prisoners of war. '
1acJvM: Florida, and printed commercially with non-anrnonrlatod funds, service." Certain Army enlistment programs
It no expense to the government and In com pi lanes with NAVEXOS P 35. Rev. from time to time stipulate "prior service" as Air Force personnel in Europe who have
Nov. 1945.: Copies are distributed free of chime at the Natal Air Station the adopted children while be
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit. Naval Auxtllar" A'r Station. Cecil Field. and one of its requirements. overseas may authorized -
the U. S. Naval a up to 90 days extension of their tours "
Ho.TltalEditor-Andrew H. Planev The Navy has raised its monetary ration in order to secure entry visas for the chil-
Staff Members: Marian Spren er. JO3: Mary Bixones. JOSN; allowance on those ships and stations where dren, the Department of the Air Force has an- I
Dave Devroy, SN. dining halls are not run by officers of the nounced. The Commander-in-Chief, USAFE \
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member cr me Armed Forces Press Service. Supply Corps..When the average number fed will take action on such cases. Extensions for I
AFPS material appearing l In this publication may not be reprinted withoutthe I daily i i9 149, the daily ration has gone( up to more than 90 davs will be decided upon by .
written permission of Armed Forces Press Rerviee. Republication of other
matter, except by service publication. Is piohlblted without permission of $1.36. Where 150 or more are fed daily the Headquarters, USAF.. .
Editor JAX AIR NEWS. : ration has gone up to $1.19. Naval dining halls '
that are run by officers of the Supply Corps Immediate construction of a second land-
In The Hour Of Need compute their ration on a volume rather thana based prototype of an atomic power plant for
monetary basis. submarines has been authorized by the Atomic I
Energy Commission. The prototype will be I
HE KNOWS NOW WHERE THOSE Four branches of the Military Pay Divisionwill used in the final development of a reactorfor
be the first to move from the Army Finance propulsion of a submarine. It will be builtat
RED CROSS CONTRIBUTIONS GO Center, St. Louis Mo., to the new quarters West Minton, N. Y., by General Electric
in Indianapolis Ind. The branches repre- Company. ..

(Editor's Note: The Red Cross has come to the rescue of the r
nation's people in many, many ways. Much of the good that the
Red Cross performs is very often overlooked. Here is a real true-
life story of how the Red Cross came to the rescue of Pat Lazzara, .-
ADAA, of Overhaul and Repair Department, Production Control
Office This; .w le his story)' a ...
'Th e-'js always someone, I' I r
somewhere, in this world, who is tions that these "drives" take part MAINS1DE

willing to help you no matter in each year. Believe, now I Thursday!' March 13
what the circumstances are. Be know. i I }..Yd Overland Telegraph _

it finances or other sources of That loan that I borrowed in I ... .... Tim Holt
help, you will always find an organization that great hour of need, is stamp
that will do ed "paid." "Paid" because that Friday, March 14
thing humanly possible to render every very same money that you have I Mutiny ... ...... _. Mark Stevens
their services to you, willinglyand so kindly contributed year after ', Saturday, March 15
helpfully. I, myself, know year has helped me directly. I Stagecoach.John Wayne
rf one such organization, "The "Paid" because I, myself, am Sunday, March 16
American Red Cross." very unable to repay it. ,' Steel Town .... ... ..Ann Sheridan
Two months after being in Naral Sometimes, I hear people questioning Monday, March 11. t.
Okinawa ... ..Pat O'Brien .
service I received a telegram the work of the American *
stating father's critical Red Cross. You'll never Tues. & Wed., March 18-19
condition and my im- know until something like this With A Song In My Heart. ... ._
requesting my
mediate presence at home. Beingof has happened to you. I'm hoping Hayward
no financial standing to make that it never does under these } NATTCENTER
the trip from California to Florida same circumstances.So Thursday, March 13
I notified the American Red give to the American Red Aaron Slick From Punkin Crick

Cross. Right then and there, Cross. Give generously, helpfully, :: .. .. -_ .Alan Young
within a matter of just a few and willingly, because some day CAN HE DO IT BLINDFOLDED?' "' George Fallin, AO1, instructor I Friday, March 14

hours, a check was given to me your small donations will help at NATTCenter's AO School, disassembles the 20-mm. Stagecoach .... ....._.....John Wayne
without obligation to pay it back in curing a heartache for some cannon blindfolded for two interested students and officer-in- Saturday March 15 _
in certain sums, within a certain one, probably your own.I charge of the school, Lcdr. Luther R. Miller. The subject of whether Mutiny .... .....__._Mark Stevens -
amount of time. owe it all to the organizationthat one could do such a task blindfolded came up in discussion and Sunday, :March 16
Well, my dad died before I has offered to help me time Fallin proved that he could do it. From left to right are, Lcdr. Fort Defiance _.. .Dane Clark,
got there, and upon arriving backin and time again, "The AmericanRed Miller; Hugh Bryan, AA; Fallin and Ffc. Clarence Davey. Mon. & Tues., March 17-18
camp, after my leave was up, Cross." Steel Town ._ ...Ann Sheridan
I told the Red Cross my story. And always remember"thesesmall from Operations and Dental. ao- Wednesday, March 19 .,.-
It's been a little over a year 'donations that you give Lucky MarineContinued cording to the office of the field Okinawa __.__._._.Pat O' rien .-* "
ago since I. borrowed that money from time to time may help director. NAVAL HOSPITAL
and one day I was called in someone who needs it very bad ( from Page 1) .. Thursday, March 13
the Red Cross Chapter here on and sometimes, save a life. ,"That contributor of $1 or more in every Retreat Hell_....Frank Lovejoy
Malnside. The director related someone may be you." division would be awarded a No AccidentContinued Friday, March 14 .
the trouble that he had reachingme 71-hour pass. Love Nest _.... ..._.___..June Haver
as in that year, I had moved Gen. Jerome Heads So far three passes have been ( from Page 1)) Sat. & Sun., March 15-16 .
rix different places. He asked me awarded, all to Waves. The winners ment as Asst. Material and Aaron Slick From Punkin Crick
how my financial standing was, Korean Air Wing are Stella K. Olesky, UN, Athletic Officer with Fighter _____Alan Young
and after explaining to him that Brig. Gen. Clayton C. Jerome, of the Infirmary; Dortha Swain, Squadron, he was attachedto Monday, March 17
another undue hardship was existing Director of Aviation and Assist DN, of the Dental Department; Fighter Squadron 22, .a unit For Defiance ____.Dane Clark
in the family I was very ant Commandant of the Marine and Mildred E. Ballentine, OKI, of Carrier Air Group Four. Tuesday, March 18 r.
much unable to pay back the loan Corps, has been assigned to take of Supply.Partial A native of Ohio, Ensign Mutiny _. __ ._. Mark Steven +
lit the present. time.. command of the Marine First Air reports, both indicatingan Smith is a graduate of Elmyra Wednesday, March 19
Wing in Korea, replacing Maj. increase over last year's con High School and Otterbein Steel Town .. .._Ann Sheridan
Well, I've always wondered just Gen. Christian F. Schilt. tributions have been received College in Westervflle, Ohio.: .
how these organizations use
these donations and contribu- ..,. v .. .. SABWODIHurricane

r----.r ,. ..


( )' :< (Continued from Page 1)

i tee are the planes which will be .
Protestant : used by the "Hurricane Hunters"for
tracking down the storms and
MOO-.Episcopal C.o m m u n 10 n I flying through their centers in
Sunday Small Chapel. order to find their intensity, di- i
0830-Morning i Services All. rection and velocity. ,J J| -;

Saints Chapel. Some of the personnel
0915-;;-Naval Hospital Chapel. compos- "
j i ing VJ2re transferred ,
: being -
D930-Sunday School. Small Cha
from VP-23, which was oper-
I ating from Miami on a part-time
1045-All Saints Chapel
hurricane hunter basis. The rest
Catholic I
0830 and 0930-Mass, St. Ed will come from other Navy
ward's Chapel. squadrons or from routine

8>930-St. Edwards' Chapel (Cate. sources. ..
chism Class). Operating a 24-hour basis se
1030-Mass. St. Edward's Chapel from here, VJ-2 will issue its hur-
K345-Mass at Hospital Chapel. ricane and storm warnings from
Christian Science
Tuesday-2000 at NATTC Chap. < a During World War II Lcdr
)Jain's Office. Walkinshaw served in the South

Mormon m....'._"" "_'_'____' ''_ ____ __ __ on..m...... ._....m____.... .. .___m__ _.____ and Central Pacific in multiengine .
aircraft. His flight trainingwas
l'hurday-1930-at Small ChapeL INSECTICIDE FOGGING-State entomologists<< and naval environmental sanitary technicianson taken at Pensacola in early .
two-day special training duty gather at the field laboratory of the Malaria and Mosquito\ Con- 1941. Before entering the servicehe
Jewish trol Unit for a demonstration of powerful new fogging equipment commercially developed. Such attended Chaffey Junior Col.
t830-Monday, NATTC Auditor. heavy fogging with tested insecticides' is considered by authorities to be one of the best meansof lege in his home town of Onta-

ium. controlling Florida' 79 varieties of mosquitoes. :rio, Calif.'age .,. .


13 March 1952 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

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.. .. -'" .* AM''OOPS. WHO FLIGHT A HW ,5TAN051'L
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.(By Armed Forces Press Service) "-- _-. ft/net pa otwr.UUTIC Base WomenIn
-, XW ifAlf TO JM? THtT
The sound of skirlin' can now t- r
be heard at.the 5th Infantry Div.,, TAr DIUfT) TtXHMiCfUCti IHFLKHT *5' fOOf s the first film showing by

X Indiantown Gap, Pa. Twentysixsets XHOOL ?? r' ; the Naval Hospital in its new
of kilts and 16 bagpipes re- / Y scheduled program of health and
cently arrived there to equip the r \ ). .. instruction for adult female Navy
first kiltie band in the Second f dependents two cancer film:
Army Area. CWO Earl C. Anderson 1i's > s L ,, were viewed by over 70 womenin

former director of the 2nd t the Hospital auditorium last
Infantry Div. kiltie band in Korea week.

leads: the pipers. Capt. Dwight J. Warton, com-
manding officer, explained brief-
. AF Maj. Gen. Charles ,; UP HC JUST WANT3
ID. the showing of the film
Air De- _
Myers, Vice Commander,
answered questions raised by the
fense Command Ent AFB, Colo- THC flY/NG Ts.'r _

rado Springs, Colo., has been : e'S-'S-_ __ -VSIf' members of the. *group.*
named Commander-in-Chief, U. -
**. S. Northeast Command and Com- Yesterday films on prenataland

manding General, Northeast Air 1;: ; ; -f infant care were shown. The
Command, to succeed Maj. Gen. : program included, "Care of the
P. Whitten. Gen Whittenhas New Born Baby", "Baby Care
Lyman Command and Feeding" and "Bathing theBaby"
been assigned as .
General Middletown Materiel
ing Olmstead, AFB Middle- = A4YN THE P/LOTS_ A series of films on prenatal
Area, r .:-A QUIET will begin March 12. Further
care on
town, Pa. Gen. Myers will be re-
schedules will be announced
placed by Maj. Gen. Frederic H. L .iE4DYROOAfI later.

Smith, Jr. *
> Topics to be dealt with in the
The U. S. Army's secpnd oldest program are: prenatal care, infant -
4 the 2nd Infantry, recently Made For 3rd
regiment, Preparations Being care, child training, child
observed its 161st anniver-
i hygiene, nutrition, dieting dental
sary at Indiantown Gap, Pa. Organized hygiene, mental health, immunization
in 1791, the famous outfit Annual Armed Forces Day May 17 X growth and development .

is now a basic training unit. poliomyelitis, rehabilitation
"Unity-Strength-Freedom," will be the official slogan of the .. ., safety and sanitation.

Maj. Gen. Kenneth D. Nichols, third annual Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 17, Secretary of il:"" .. Each Wednesday at 1100 a staff
I Director of Guided Missiles has announced.In ". ., doctor
Deputy Defense Robert A. Lovett member, either a nurse or
I within the Office of the Sec- a salute to U. S. Servicemen social worker will be on hand to
retary of Defense, has been around the globe, the occas- sota, Missouri, Nebraska. North ; discuss the problems presentedby
named Army service member of ion will be colorfully observedby Dakota, South Dakota, Wiscon I the movies shown.
the Department of Defense Research both military and civilian sin and Wyoming. Area Com This service is given without

... and Development Board. groups in a program stressing mander: Maj. Gen. Harry General A. \ \ charge and all dependents are
I General Nichols succeeds Maj. community level participation.Armed Johnson, Commanding I J ( I urged to attend.
10th Air Force, Selfridge AFB )
Gen. Ward H. Maris. Forces Day will be "a I ..
Mich. .. ,. ... ,
timely opportunity to demon- I. : :'::!;i< :'J'\\\
8th Naval ,
Area II-Fourth Army,
The U. S. Signal Corps has celebrated strate the close working relationship District Training Air
its 89th year of activity. of the Armed Forces, Arkansas, Lou. ;
r ., Continuing its search for better give the public a broad view of Force isiana, including New Mexico, Oklahoma, )I / I
communications, construction the Nation's defense strength, and Texas. Area Commander: Lt. \ .

a new Signal Depot in Californiaand and emphasize the democratic Gen. William Hoge, Commanding ,
participation in several war ideal to which our efforts are Ft. : I
General, Fourth Army. '
maneuvers has been undertaken. dedicated," according to Secretary Houston Tex. j ', Iff' -: SALTY HUMOR FROM

Lovett.Seven Sam ., '\ ,< f,' ;" I HERE AND THERE
Gen. Roy H. Parker, Chiefof \. ; :
Maj. \
III Sixth Army, 11th,
geographical areas have Area I ",
Army Chaplains, is in Europeto in which Army, 12th, and 13th Naval Districts, j I
visit chaplains on duty withU. been designated Air including Arizona, 'Did :you give' your penny to
theArmy's and Air Forces personnelhave 4th Force : School' asked the
S. troops. He will observe Navy California Idaho, Montana. Nevada a I the Sunday
been assigned to -
ac- mother
tion in religious Germany,program Austria, and programs for Armed Forces Day Oregon Area, Utah Commander, and Wash: Lt. : '. No. Ma, I lost it."

activities. I ington. "That makes three Sundays ina
Trieste. installations "open Gen. Joseph M. Swing, Com ; .: i' "
I At military Sixth Army : : row you've lost your penny.
C Brig. Gen. Orville E. Walsh, house" events will scheduledand A manding Presidio of General San Francisco, Calif. : "I know Ma, but" that kid's luckcan't
North Pacific Division Engineerat equipment : last forever.
Portland, Ore., will head the national allocation of naval vessels Area IV 1st and 3rd Naval ... 'ii"!", ... ...
newly-created Mediterranean En- certain types of aircraft and Districts First Army, 1st Air The linotype operator on a
gineer Division. The new division airborne troops will be made if Force, including Connecticut. i Commodore, A. D. Ross-, I news sheet in a Kansas town wo

will supervise military construc- possible. Maine, Massachusetts. New I t Air officer commanding; RCAFMaritime setting up a story concerning :a.
tion in the Mediterranean area Hampshire, New York. Rhode Island Grout Halifax, Nova study club having a stork shower

with headquarters at Casablanca, Areas and their commanders Vermont, and New Jersey. Scotia, arrived at the Naval Air and dropped the "y" from "study"and
French Morocco. follow: Area Commander. Rear Adm. it got past the proofreader.
Area I-10th Air Force, Fifth Walter S. Delaney, Commandant. Station last week for a brief Whatta party It must have been!
ArmY 9th Naval District including Third Naval District Federal liaison visit to operational
Carlos G. Cova,
Maj. Gen. of Fleet Air Wing
Chief Colorado, Illinois Indiana, Office Building 90 Church Street, headquarters
_ and
General \
Quartermaster 11. The Commodore's visit was Daffy -
Kansas Michigan, Minne- New N. Y.
of Finance of the Brazilian Army, Iowa Yqrk in connection with the current -The worst vice.
is now in the U. S. to study meth- Joint Atlantic Fleet exercise Bigamist-Man who serves two

ods, procedures, training pro- Touring PlayersTo Area V-Tactical Air Command known as Convex III. masters.
grams, and equipment used by Second Army, 4th and 5th Caids-If you play them and
the U. S. Army QuartermasterCorps. Naval Districts, Severn River Naval Marine :'Jrd Division Trains lose you're a bad magician. If

," Present Stage Command including Delaware The Marine Corps' newly organized you play them and win you
I Kentucky Maryland Ohio Third Division had its cheated.
-- ...-----...... Pennsylvania, West. Virginia, and first major training test recently \
> .1 <'<" :' l Show March 20 Virginia. Area Commander: Gen. when 70 ships and 15,000 naval
fJ. Wife), sighing: new couple
;: John 1:. Cannon, Commanding personnel backed up the Leathernecks devoted.He .
1 next door seem very
: = General Tactical Air Command,
M Touring Players, Inc., will present in an amphibious invasionof kisses" her every time they
; their unusual production Langley AFB, Va. California. "
. southern meet. Why don't do that?
,: ,';:1 "Three Plays With Music" at the Area VI6th Naval District, Hubby, dreamily you: "I don't wi
r I" NATTCenter Auditorium at 1930, Third Army, 14th Air Force, including mand, U. S. A. F.. Military Dis know her well enough.A ." Vj
". March 20. There will be no admission Alabama. Florida Geor- trict of Washington, Potomac .
"e charge but tickets will gia, Mississippi, North Carolina, River Naval Command, includ-
.. be required for admission.As South Carolina and Tennessee. ing the District of Columbia and school teacher was questioning -

.. r... ,::;.,.r. in the to the past various, tickets commands will be Area Glenn B.Commander Davis, :Commandant Rear Adm., adjacent Commander areas: Maryland.Gen. Morris Area acle?her" she pupils.asked."What A is pupil a mir replied

prorated 4 H. Lee Commanding General "Ma says It will be a miracle
aboard the station and will be Sixth Naval District, Building ,
distributed through the Public Naval Base Charleston, S. C. Headquarters Command USAF, if you don't marry the new
",. Information oinces.U! ; Area Headquarters Com- Bolling AFB. D. C.-AFPS). preacher.

"Three Plays With Music" are

. three one-act plays linked together I
Tb > by the music played and

, sung by William Stevens, a Car-
negie Hall folk singer.
Evening opens with Rachel \
Field's charming "LondonderryAir"
in which a strolling Irish
musician rescues a dreamy hired ko

girl from a life of drudgery witha
stolid farnr family.
Second offering is "Brewsie

z" ?# i and Willie," an amusing and at
the same time moving script. Co-

.. authored by Lisabeth Blake, it is
the Gertrude Stein story of a

group of GIs in Paris on the eve

of homecoming.Final ..
selection in this trio of

entertainment is "Fashion-or, 4', I

Life in New York. Written by .,
... Anna Cora Mowatt, this gay mu. _
c.. -' sical that lampoons the new rich :
who ape foreign customs in the

PERCH FOR PENNY-Penaj middle of the 19th century, has

Edwards, lovely young 20th been dramatized by Ellen Violctt

Century-Fox starlet, poses atop with music and lyrics by Jime __ ___m mn__ _

one of the small helicoptersbelonginr Wise and Dick Bimonte.Music" adds HEADED FOR TilE JUNKYARD?-Thirteen automobiles illegally parked on the shoulders .f
to Marine Observation "Three Plays with : Highway 17 near the main fate and apparently abandoned, were hauled away and Impounded
of delightful
Squadron 2 based at El up to an evening last week by the Florida Highway Patrol. None of the cars were in operating condition and manyof
Toro, Calif., Marine Corps Air variety presented by the experienced Owners claim their
and versatile cast of Tour- them had been standing on the right-of-way from three to six months. may
Station. It's not difficult to see Florida Patrol office on U. S. 90, just west of Marietta.
named ing Players, Inc., on their 7th machines within 30 days at the : Highway
"Miss why Penny Whirly-Bird"recently was by the National Tour from Maine to Unclaimed cars probably 'will be junked by the wrecking firms to pay towing charges according

I squadron. Texas. I to a Highway Patrol spokesman.i : .



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Page Four JAX AIR NEWS 13 March 1952


'Six Bits' Patrol Bombers Tackle Darkness I

When Fred Harroun enteredthe With New Powerful Searchlight

Navy last October he becamethe
second member of the pres- No longer will'u darkness be an
ent generation of the Harroun obstacle to "hunter killers" approximately 25 degrees.:

family to do so. Likewise, when flying P2V.:5 patrol bombersand While degrees of rotation on ''
he checked in to Fasron Six last "The Guardian" (AF). "The Guardian" closely coin-
week he became the second Har- Both planes have recently cide to the P2V- the locationof

roun in the squadron. Fred's been equipped with the Navy s the searchlight differs in thatit
brother, Dick preceded him into latest and most powerful airborne is slung underside of the port
both the Navy and the squadronby I searchlight known as the wing where it is controlled by
several months. AVQ-2 which produces a beamof an operator in the rear seat us-

Dick was born in May, 1933, and light equivalent to approxi- ing a periscope* .controller.*
Fred who was born in October. I mately 70-million candlepower.
Although the AVQ-2 is regarded I
1934, come from Pontiac, Michigan '
where they attended Pontiac I Located on the starboard as being tremendously.
High School before entering the wing tip on the P2V-5, the successful in aiding pilots to
locate surfaced submarines at
Navy. AVQ-2 is electronically controlled -
by the co-pilot and has night as well as larger enemy

After recruit training at Great I an approximate elevation of vessels, it presents numerous ,.. '

Lakes, Dick was assigned to Fas- a five degrees, a depression in maintenance problems to un-
ron Six. When Fred entered the excess of 38 degrees, and can qualified personnel.

Navy last October they requested fr* train either port or starboard An operating mockup of the

that they be assigned to duty AVQ-2 l has .been. together, but when Fred's first ,constructed by FAETU!; Detachment -
duty assignment came in it was CANDLEPOWER APLENTY 2 to enable personnel of
for Comnosite Squadron Sixty- -Faetu Detachment: Two instructor the aviation electrical rate in

Two at Cecil Field. Another request Don Gifford, AE1M2, l learning theory of operation
and two months later and (extreme left, top photo) instructs and various adjustments with

the brothers were united. trainees on mainten- emphasis placed on the trainee
ance operation of the Navy'slatest
performing practical work.
Dick works in the squadron
and most powerful air- I
metal shop and bowls on the borne searchlight known as the
Fasron Six No. Two bowling ..
AVQ-2. During: this phase of Lt. Pennington
team. Last Fall he was on the training students Jack Griffin, .
squadron touch football team. In (center and Max Wilson
AEAN ) Readies Paper On
school he letters for ,
high won Gifford .
(right), watch as .J :
tennis, track and swimming. that vaporize ,. .
inserts carbons
.. I. Silicone Work
and burn upon contact The '.
Dick will turn "brown bagger" I powerful 70-million candlepower f.
Lt. James F. Pennington, of
en April 5th when he will wed AVQ-2 is shown in bot- ::< NATTCenter, will deliver a

Miss Josephine Hartley of Jack- tom photo in its location on the .. paper co-authored by himself and

sonville. starboard wing tip of the P2V5 Lt. Richard R. Troxel, of the
Fred has been assigned to the patrol bomber. I Bethesda (Md.) Dental School,

electrical shop. I during alinnAT meeting 1\f the v
John R. Zwatschka. ADC, has "" -
been transferred to VF-12 at Cecil Force Exchange Jacksonville Dental Association
Adm. Hardison which will be guest of the' NAS
Field. Zwatschka worked in }
Dental Department on the eve-

the squadron and was Maintenance a well known department I Views Operations ; ning of March 19.
Three Air Force Pilots
figure on the local golf course. Title of Dr. Pennington's paperis .
Ralph E. Butler, AOAN has Aboard "Silicone as an Effective Ster- ;
LeyteRear "
been transferred to VA-75 at ilization Medium. It was written

Quonset Point, R. I., for duty. while he was stationed at Bethesda. -
Admiral Osborne B.
Michael D. Cassano, AD2, has Hardison, Commander Fleet Air !train Here With VF171Three .
been transferred to separation I Jacksonville, flew aboard the I The invitation to the Jackson'ville -

center for release to inactive aircraft carrier Leyte in a torpedo dentists was extended by
duty. bomber last week to observe I Air Force pilots began : Capt. T. Dewitt Allan, head of
Henry P. Osman. ADC. is Captain Dame is assistant the Dental Department.
day and night carrier qualifications I 52 weeks of Navy duty last week
spending a leave with his wife maintenance officer for the 31st 5.4
and new sonv-This makes the sec- of Fleet Air pilots. when they reported aboard with Fighter Escort Wing and as a I A Brooklyn barkeep had a. pet

ond child for the'Osmans. Chief The "Leading Leyte", as she is Fighter Squadron 171 under the veteran of World War II earned I parrot. One evening a drunk

Osman is Chief-in-Charge of the I known throughout the fleet has Defense Department program, the Air Medal with 17 Oak Leaf I spotted it, climbed atop a stool
Education Office. been operating off the Florida Clusters in addition to num-
squadron I and tried to catch it. "Scram, ya
several weeks, aimed at a better understandingof
coast fee the past erous other awards. All three joik. "What's the big idea?"
qualifying local fleet pilots for methods and techniques employed pilots are with the Strategic Air 4'The
drunk looked surprised,
Traffic ViolationsListed carrier operations. by each service. Command. tipped his hat, and mumbled

below are the traffic I According to present plans the Air Force pilots currently fly- Wing Commander for the 31st "Gollv, I'm sorry, Mister! I
court penalties awarded at this carrier will complete her dutiesin ing with VF-171 are Capt. Ed- F"hter! Escort Wing is Colonel thought you was a boid!"
station for traffic violations com- Florida waters within the next ward W. Dame, who had formerly Dave Shilling who was awardedthe .
mitted for the period of Feb. 28 few days and will return to her flown F84's with the 31st Harmon Trophy during the I
to March 6 home base.Admiral. Fighter Escort Wing 309th Fighter latter part of 1950 for his non-
Multiple :Offenses: J. H. Williams Hardison was officially Escort Squadron at Turner I stop flight across the Atlantic.Promotion Senate Votes

-Involved in accident; failed ; welcomed aboard the Leyte by Air Force Base; Albany, Ga., and I
Captain Ford N. Taylor of Memphis Capt. Richard T. Rutherford and
to stop for Stop sign; drivingon Three Percent
wrong side of street; 15 days Tt>nn., commanding officerof Lt. William A. Rowland from _
the 27th Fighter Escort Wing, I
the ship.Holmes .
loss of driving privilege.O.
Bergstrom Air Force Base, Austin : Lcdr. KlenkLcdr.
J. Kelsey AN Improper Pay Boost
parking; illegal use of station : "Ah, Watson. I believe Texas. Herbert S. Klenk. offi- I
tag; 10 days loss of driving privilege you have on your winter under The exchange of pilots whichis
cer-in-charge Fleet Airborne
I wear." designed to train pilots of the WASHINGTON AFPS) A
R. S. Bolin BM3 Improper I Watson: "Astounding, Holmes! Navy and Air Force in flying the Electronics Training Unit, De- three percent acrosstheboardbase
2 mid-
parking; failed to notify Pass and How ever do you knnow?" other's planes!, was started in tachment augmented the pay increase has been approved },
ID of change of vehicle: restric- I Holmes: "Elementary, my dear September 1949 with about 25 dle stripe on his shoulder boards for Armed Forces personnel -
tion of car pending proof of insurance fellow-you've neglected to put pilots from each service being last week when he received word by the Senate Armed
from the
Bureau of
trousers." exchanged for a year. Services Committee.
coverage. on your I
thorizing his promotion to Com-
Speeding: R. V. Dashner AOC: mander. The Senate is expected to voteon

JO days loss of driving privilege.Lost During the latter part of De- the measure within a few
Station Tag: J. Bishop, I days.
cember 1951, Comdr. Klenk re-
SA; 5 days loss of driving' privilege ,: lieved Lcdr. Lawrence Bunce I In addition to the base pw
; C. R. Wolfe, AN; 5 days { boost the Senate also
D when the latter received ordersto group
loss of driving privilege; W. { JtA I report for a course of instruc- made provisions for cost-of-
Ricker, AA; 5 days loss of driving tion at the General Line School, living increases in quarters and

privilege; D. A. Bertram, Monterey, Calif.Preceding allowances for officers and l'nci
CSSN; 5 days loss of driving his current tour of i listed men. '

privilege; T. E. Davis AA; 5 days duty Comdr. Klenk was superintendent .
loss of driving privilege; G b.
of the Aeronautical Pho-
Cupp, AN; 5 days loss of drivingprivilege Richard U. Russell ( D-Ga.),
tographic Experimental Labora-
Russell ADI 5 chairman of the committee explained -
J. A.
; > {
Naval Air Material Center
tory that the Senate
days loss of driving privilege; i1y
Philadelphia Pa. A native of
felt it should increase the items
J. L. Sullivan, AA; days
Kansas City Mo. he currently
directly related to the cost of liv-
of driving privilege.
resides with his family in St. ing rather than give a large

Augustine, Fla.. across-the-board pay increase.It .
Prep School Info 4g4 I was also pointed out that '
J e Holiday On 'Ice Tickets some enlisted men with families

would fare better under the Sen- ...
Available HereReview Still Attainable Here ate version of the bill than under
the House-passed bill which pro-
material for candidates ? 'ttHi There are still plenty of tickets vided a flat 10 per cent across-the

preparing to take the preliminary available for "Holiday on board increase.
examination for assignment to Ice" which opens tonight at the J
the United States Naval Preparatory Gator Bowl in Jacksonville. Pertinent changes the Senate :.
School is available now and : Nightly performances, with the committee approved include:
can be obtained from information exception of Sunday will be 1. Subsistence allowance lor

r end, education officers. Ii V given i through Wednesday, officers now $42, Senate,bill I
This material in the form of March 19.Tickets. $54. i

USAFI courses and texts are designed have been made 2. Subsistence for enlisted per- :
either for self-study or available at half price to serv-
sonnel authorized to mess off the ;
class The candidate may ice personnel and can be pur- t
use. post now $2.25 a day, Senate t
chased at the Services s
elect either method of review Special '
$2.75 a day _._
but for the average student who department, Building 930. Reg-
wants thorough coverage, the ular reserved seat prices are 3. Rental allowances for officers 1

correspondence courses are rec- $1.90, $2.50 and' $3.00. Mem- not furnished housingno
ommended. 'ii. bers of the services must be in increase; with one or two dependents -
'"" -- $20 month increase
0-" uniform when they attend the a
recommended for review -
Courses plane FLY WITH NAVY NOW-Ready for a year's duty with the show. 4. Quarter allowances for enlisted -
include algebra ge-
and American Nary fe this trio of Air Force pilots who reported to Fighter I men not furnished housing
nmetry, English Squadron 171 last week under the Navy-Air Forces exchange By estimates based on Old Testament now $45 a month for all gradesfor

program. Reporting from Turner AFB, Albany, Ga., are Lt. William description, Noah's Ark men without dependents.
history.SABWODI Rowland (left I ) and Capt. Edward Dame (right). Capt. Richard was a 20,000-ton ship. The! floodis Senate bill $51. (This also ap-

Rutherford (eentet) hails from Bergstrom AFB, Austin, estimated to have happened in plies to men in pay grades 1, 2
Texas. 2348 B. C. and 3 with one dependent.)


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13 March 1952 JAX Am NEWS Page Five

,..y _

VF-171, Fasron 9. VF-174. VF-J73 Report 1

I Scouting i Jacksonville Area SquadronsVF171 I I j t WAVE WAYS 1

VF-171 piled up their 'car on their return while the gourmets will be in
One thousand! accident free from leave Skapyal:: was .. : heaven with' fried chicken and I Father James J. Burns chairman

hours of flying were completed] injured slightly while Morello II. ham. steaks. of the Red Cross campaign
c' last week by Ensign Neale was thrown from the car and ," "" Lt. (jg) Dempsey Butler has I announced that the first enlisted

Smith, definitely furthering the escaped serious injury. t\ joined the outfit from ComAir-I contributor of $1 or more in every
squadron's safety consciousness! While the 'squadron welcomes Lant while Lt. (jg) Don Baird is.. division would be awarded a
campaign. (See page 1)), aboard EdgarADavis, AMI Ned -<, attending the Radiological de- 71-hour pass. So far three passes
Finishing touches'are being applied Graham Will Bo- ,r' \t fense course at the Army Chem- have been awarded, all to Waves.
to the arrangements on the quctte AMI, they bid a fond 1 ical Center Fort McClelJan Ala The winners are Stella]\ K Olesky,

squadron party to be held tomorrow adieu to Al Bradford, AM2, who .., bama. HN, of the Infirmary Dortha
in the Seminole] Hotel. has reported to NAS, Norfolk for- ;' Swain, DN, of Dental dept., and
I" From all]] indications the dinner a tour of shore duty. t. .* VF-17S Mildred E. Ballentine DK1 of

and dancing affair will be com Chief Metalsmith Ray Shyveris According to personnel of VF- Supply.,

I pleted as a fine success. Plentyof now a member in good standing -" c 173 the last seven days of state- Operations has a new photographer
refreshments have been prom. of the local SP force in Jax. side duty have been happy ones in Beatrice V. Balboni
ised. Dick Swartz SN and Loll Gig. : J and many more such days will be from Charleston, who reported to
"? e. To be announced at the squadron nac, AN are happy to learn that : as eagerly appreciated. NAS last Monday.
party is the result "of a cur their respective brothers' orders J'O Welcome aboard to Lcdr. Good luck to the basketball

rent contest for a nickname for have come through and will soon ._ _., ,"" ....--1St'< George H. Mahler who has re- team on its 5-day trip to Pensa-
s" ,
FiGhting Squadron 171. join them in VF174. > .J:. '..:' '<. ported aboard from duty as the
Since VF-171's return from the'Med' is {: h..r, assistant naval air attache in cola.ANP
Lt. (jg) Dane Hansen gettingthe ) School has received two
40 new faces have been word at the Armed Forces .; ; Y T '.'f {h Copenhagen, Denmark and to more," Lillian Fisher, from Dor
around the hangar
seen spaces
Information School at Fort Slo- i"I Ensign Herb G. Simon and to
,., chester, Mass., and Jean Pan-
carrying out their new duties. cum, New York. ,,:>.Ai IE ,,!.. r # Ensign Millard C. Ball.LcdI' i quette from North Greenville
This includes 8 officers. I
groun John A. Ovens receivedthe
Welcome aboard from all hands. 3.000TII LANDING-An unusual -' New York.
Losing! a good man last week Lt. (Jg) C. V. "Doc" Burch reports cake-cutter is wielded by green to don light his Monday silver comman on authority I The encircled date March 17,

when Raymond G. Bragg. ADC, by postal card (a picturesque Ensign Raymond E. Demming-, der's leaves. He was selected] for on Celeste] Sheldon's calendar
was transferred to shore duty at $100 bill, Confederate) that Jr., and his plane captain Al- promotion in November of last doesn't i. essarily mean that
Pensacola wa the maintenance he has become .engaged while on ford English, ADS on the cake year. I she's going to wear green to celebrate
department. Chief Bragg!: was his 30 day leave in Ga. presented to them after Dem her wedding anniversary.
.. .. ,maintenance chief of VF-171 for Another celebrant] for a differ ming made the 3.000th landing Squadron personnel presentedhim She's got one-up and 99 to go
the ]last 3 years. ent reason James Taylor ADI aboard the USS Wasp recently. with a new sombrero, complete since the first 100 years are the
Claude L. Laterriere, ADC has is giving his new car a road test Capt. Burnham McCaffree with scrambled eggs and hardest they say!

.. succeeded Chief Bragg In the by taking leave in West (BG) shipper of the Wasp providedthe promised at to follow later date.up Comdr.with a Saturdays will soon be filled]
dunking a
position of maintenance chief. Virginia. sword for the ceremonies.
'n That
with shopping sewing.
Owens also been selected] to
Another high diver into the
Denimine and English both hail Easter season is almost here, and
VF-173 in
FASRON NINE matrimonial sea is Jim Bigney, from VA.15 of Carrier Air assume command of it's also time to get into some of
Biggest news of the week is AEM3, who spliced the nuptial Group One based at Jackson- the near future. the intra-mural tournaments
the fine showing that the Fasron knot while on leave recently.The ville. Long awaited orders trans such as tennis badminton ping-
blow-out is to beheld ferring him to the NARTU at
9 volleyballers presented when squadron ; pong and any other sports you
they played in the State AAU on Friday March 14 at the I'' band will provide for those whowish Norfolk has been received by Lt. may have suggestions about.
r meet at Lakeland week before Mayflower Hotel. An 8 piece to trip the light fantastic, (jg) Kyle H. Woodbury. The equipment is on order and

las*. will be here shortly. Competitioncan
Although thrown for a loss by
be set up with an eye toward
the di>rk horse entrants from I. '. good sports.

NAS Whiting Field the Fasron t '. ass
team received plaudits from
practically everyone who watched r Shift Admirals
the contests.
(AFPS-Vice) Ad
Billy\ Manley, ADI was chosen
miral Jerauld Wright will relieve
All-State] set-uo man, while Jim
Rear Adm. Walter P. Boone
Zembower AD3 received word
Commander of U. S. Naval
from the coach of F.S.U. that a as
Forces, Eastern Atlantic, and as
volleyball scholarship was available
Commander in Chief U.
to him as of the fall semester t Deputy
f S. Naval Forces Eastern Atlanticand
i iri
end Russ AD2
with head-
out all state berth
missed on an I
quarters in London England. Admiral
bv one vote. The Cecil] Field sex-
Wright will be relieved by
tet were congratulated on their E Vice Adm. Arthur C.. Davis, as
and asked to >
showing were compete -
Deputy U. S. Representative on
in future similar events.
ot. ) the Standing Group of the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization.
Gunner Andrea Nazarro's ]legal
lectures are actually informing
the attending. His SELDOM SEEN HERE-Recent 1pt4 tEltlMkb prtSai.wwram.awww .
personnel explanations +ww._.... #:
are concise easy to visitors to NAS Jax were : -! !"
understand and'are welcomed by these two giant-sized bombersof ;,
the crew for the original word. unusual design. The F4M-1
men were a little complicated] known as the Martin Mercator
The two Fasron 9 bowling] (above), arrived from Patux-
teams are going all out in their ent River !Mel., with Patrol

_, kegling.] A trifle confident they Squadron 21. Canada's representative
- are examining the size of the tro- the Lancaster bomb
phy case to insure space for their s er' (right) arrived in connection
proposed honors. with Convex III, Atlantic .
In the recent Gold Medal golf Fleet exercises.HEAVY .
: play] Herb Herres SN. tied Lt. I __ __
Agensen for first play] honors. ,
PATROL KakR' P1t v.9'Q CQ'O'ft0 ti .u
), Wil Fulford, AMC Is singing tR. a
the blues] since Jim Robbins, I

"tin bender" 1st left for the i BOMBERS ON I
mobile training unit at Mem '

phis.Newest i I
addition to the sand- LOCAL SCENETwo

SN wich, who slingers returned is Gene from Burton leave Camel Caravan Variety Stage Show (

with a charming wife in tow. unusual types of aircraft

The squadron's congratulations to seldom seen in Jacksonville] I

the newlyweds. made their appearance at Naval

-.... '" .VF-174. From Air Station NAS Patuxent last week.River, In One Performance Friday At 8

Evidently not quite able] to
Md., came Patrol Squadron 21 -
avoid all the barriers Joe Skap-
with their P4M's known the
yak AO1 and Nick Morello. SN, Martin Mercator. I A USO sponsored talent- I Pansy The Horse. a truly hilari- they performed in front of UN
ous act is presented by Andy heavy artillery. Enemy troops!
WWII Buddies MeetIn Joining the Mercators were filled touring Camel Caravan Mayo and Company. Consisting were reported watching the
big heavy Lancaster Bombers show will be presented in its of a two-man horse and a beautiful shows from surrounding hills.
of the Royal Canadian AirForce. audiences I .
I girl Pansy has delighted -
Convex OperationsSeven The Canadian Lancas- only performance here Friday j
all over the world for The Spaulding Twins, Alice and
during the ters arrived at Naval Air Station from the stage of NATT- years. Louise, are identical, red-headed
years ago in connection with current
Kirk the Caravan's masterof
fierce battles of Iwo Jima. Sal. combined operations of U. S. Center Auditorium at :2000. Jay ceremonies, contributes both a dancing sisters. To them ha? been
delegated the pleasant task of distributing
and Roi-Namur
Tinian ,
. oJ pan Navy and Canadian patrol Contrary to the announcementmade different brand of comedy and free Camels to uniformed
four Navy Navy combat doctor corpsmenand worked squadrons known as Convex in last week's Jax: Air News some very tricky acrobatics to servicemen and women in the
a III. tickets will be required to gain the show. audiences.
side by side saving At the nresent time there are admission to the show. Ticketsare Beautiful Dolly Barr, noted
who Music for the show is supplied
lives of were
only] 17 Mercators in the Navy. roller dancer will do several
free to all personnel and skating
launching invasions of by the Camel Four, headed by
enemy They are designed as long of routines that
. have been distributed throughthe the exciting Milford who has
held islands. maestro Wally ,
Naval aircraft equippedwith Public Information offices have her ]large and loyal]
range on won a
Last week, the five men were done a great deal of work with
again together-this time in a a combined power plantof the base. following throughout the country motion picture companies.
mission. They conventional reciprocating Sponsored through USO and .
and turbo-jets. The '
were all attached to various presented by the makers of Camel
Piano Students To Give
units participating i iri CON giant-size bombers carry a crew cigarettes for the entertain- Peggy O'Neill lovely young

VEX III operations .in the Ca of six enlisted men and three ment of the Armed Forces to songstress, has thrilled listeners Recital Sunday At ChapelThe )
officers and weigh approximately ,
ribbean. night's attraction is a fast 70. everywhere with the warm intimate
One of the quintet of battle 40 ,tons. In spite of its minute stage show ]loaded with quality of her voice. For." Piano studentS' of Mrs. "
_& veterans was Geoerge E. Murphy weight the Mercator can attain talent] full of laughs and lovely uniformed audiences Peggy sings Charles W. Kerr will be presented
HM1 who is attached to a speed in excess of 350 girls] : Seven well-known varietyacts today's most popular love songs. in recital on Sunday March
Patrol Squadron 5 from NAS miles per hour. are included in the Caravan. The first edition of the present 16, at 1500, in the Small Chapel.
Jacksonville. The Lancaster bombers of the Caravan was formed last Spring Those participating will be: Carol

Murphy and the other four RCAF were used extensively Heading; the star-studded castis and soon became a favorite showof Armstrong, Michael Beachley,
rrten, Captain W. C. Baty Jr., during WWII and played an Mervin Shiner popular country hundreds of thousands of ser Barbara Roddenber-
Gerald] A. Surface IIMC, Mat important role in bombing of i I singer of radio television and vicemen. The troupe was flownto r.
thew P. Campbell, HM1, and strategic Axis bases and naval i recording fame. Merv has a distinctive -, Japan and Korea where they I'I Harold Douglas, Wayne Beach-
Joseph A. McGowan HM2, installations. 'I singing style] a contagious were the first big-time entertain ley, Lynne Carter Kathering Elliott
were reunited at the Naval While at NAS the two '' sense of humor and a real ment unit to play north of' the I I Michael Roddenberry Mary
Station, San Juan, Puerto rons were supported by Meet] appreciation of music from the 38th Parallel.] At times they were Ann Fuhring, Jimmie Carter,
Rico. Aircraft Service Squadron 109. wide open spaces. so close to the combat zone that and Kitty Dittmar.

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.J I.J I Page SIx JAX AIR NEWS 13 March -

Intra-Mural Basketball In T '; Auxiliary Golf

Final Week Of CompetitionIntraMural CourseOpens For Play

basketball moved into its final week of competition t
S with three teams in each league battling nip-and-tuck for play ,ti 4r With the opening of the new .
1 off berths in the title nine-hole Naval Air Station Aux-
NAS: << race.: ,
Golf Course
iliary situated next
In the American league, IiAW1 -
I I and VC-62 sport unblemished they hit for 18. Darrel Spang of I to the enlisted housing area, be I

slates in seven outings while Fas- O&R was high point man with ginners are afforded the opportunity -

ron Six has a single; set back iras 12 points and Vic McCage mesh- to work on a comparatively
In the National ed one l less for the victors. easy layout without the usual
circuit, ComFairJax, with an 8- HAW-1 claimed Fasron 6 as worry of losing balls and dodg- ..
1 record, leads play as Communications their third victim of the week, ing the jeers of "pro" dubbers.
7-1, and Hospital, 7-2, 66-56. It was 31-23 at halftimefor Free instruction will be offered I
vie for second place. the winners, and Fasron each Saturday and free clubs
L Personnel found little trouble could not overcome the margin. are available to those without a

I in disposing of the Marines in Shadburn of HAW-1 had 21 their own with a 25 cent greens

last week's opening tilt as Ed points with Kidd of the losers t fee being assessed. ... _,
Burgoyne counted 27 points for'' flipping in 20. Any type of clothing, including .
the winners in their 83-42 win. I Fasron 109 had an easy time in \ fC shorts, will be permitted on

Dick Murrav of the Personnel. handling VF-13, 74-23. An early the course and cheap balls will

men added 24 noints and Willie lead by Fasron was more than be sold for practice sessions. ,.
Wilson had 18 for the losers.: I the Fighters could cope with. The course is composed of three '.

4 g An aggressive Fasron Six team Later in the week the same Fas- par three holes, a par five, and ....
built an early lead against Cecil ron club forfeited to Cecil Field. five par fours for a 34 stroke to-

.I Field and went on to defeat the ComFair Jax gained the nod tal. :The greens are in fair shape ",
Jetmen, 89-43. Bill Bailey led over Operations when the latter for the opening and as soon as it
the winners with 24 points and failed to appear and it was a similar is possible to get water 'on them ti

Szewczyk meshed 14 for the vis- type win for Fasron 6 over they .will improve even more. -
itors. VP-5. Operations gave Special Paul Hahn the
Services their second win of the
Billed as the top match of the golf, was on hand last Thurs- .
week. ComFairJax. and Communications season on forfeit. day for the official "
VC-62 HAW-I and Personnel opening of the ,_
fought on even terms course and he delighted -
through the first quarter of play I vs First Lieutenants were ---- ---- .,. ... -. .,., audience with trick shots an and eager'instructions -

before ComFair moved out to postponed. EXUBERANCE PLUS-Intra-mural baskeball may not pos seldom seen in this \

notch a 59-45* victory.* Thursday's action finds Supplyand sess finesse, but you can't beat it for action. Red Saari of Com area.Hahn
Communications going at FairJax: and Ed Wagner (20)) of Communications battle for pos- in his clinic, went into -
mark it
At the three-quarter 1630 Fasron 6 and NARTU at session of the ball while teammates wait for whatever may come the basic fundamentals of the
was ComFair, 42-34. Bob winners 10 1815 and HAW-1 battling VC62'at next. Others in the photo are Bob Kemp (20)), ComFairJax; George game, demonstrating the right
got 20 points for the Bilicic, 1945. The latter game will de- Bilicic ((13), Communications; Bill Meyer and Bob Brown, Com- and wrong grips, stances and pos
in each half, while George with cide the American league cham- FairJax. ComFair upset Communications in this affair, 59-43. tures. A lengthy collection of dialogue -
with 11 and Barney Ramsey
pionship, with the loser of the and witticisms accompan
20 paced the losers. ied his illustrations.
thrown into second placetie
First Lieutenants provided lit
with Fasron 6. A playoff
tle competition for O&R as the
will follow to determinethe Jfl { BIR'rf WS
droveto game '
well balanced repairmen
a 70-42 decision. Leading the title berth. o & R Pinmen :

coring parade for O&R were Pat Friday First Lieutenants will
Services in the af- Lead '
Grogan and Bob Shields with 14 meet Special Regain -
ternoon Cecil Field follows
points each. For the losers it was opener
Curtis Ely and Leroy Wrede against NARTU and VP-3 Phil Nelson of Special Services ; ,

plitting 32 points. tries on VP-741 at 1815. In the gained individual honors in last '

HAW-1 got its first of three Final game defeat of Communicationson the day, -should week's intra-mural bowling competition -
wins for the week, grabbing an Supply
VP-741. Thursday, the losers will drop as he fashioned a 590
71-38 victory over
easy The Patrolmen were never in the into a second place deadlock and series to establish a new high for

contest as Harry Buchanan and be forced to play the Hospital at the season.

Don Edwards got 13 apiece for 1945. Nelson put together games of .
the league leaders and Tom Tobin Tournament play opens Mon- Fliers Open 229-192-169 as the S. S. keglers
day with the 'rst place team in
and John Ray canned a dozen took three games from Commis-
each. McCoy of the losers was the National league pitted againstthe Jax Golf sary Stores on pin totals of 2311-
high point man with 15. runner-up squad in the Open 52 Season 2043( in Friday night's action.
I American and the second place
Tickets O&R regained the team lead
Finisher in the National doing Tourney
Supply fell victim to Personnel battle with the American league March 21 from Marine Air Detachment' in

59-51 for the winner's sec- champion.The Still AvailableSeason the NAS intra-mural bowlingrace
ond victory of the week. It was winners will meet for the climaxing their week's drive
lose all the way until the final Pointing to their season's Inaugural with 2 games from FAW-11. The
NAS title and the losers will vie tickets for the $10,000 with Georgia State
quarter when Murray caught Air Wingers salvaged one game
For third and fourth in the
fire for five fielders to bring final standings. place Jax Open Golf tournament) to be I Teachers College, March 21, the and went on to take total pins,

down 16 points for his evenings held March 21, 22, 23 and 24 at Jax Navy nine breezed through 2339-2321. .

efforts. A trio 1 of Supplymen, Sandings: Hyde Park course are still available 1 another week of intensive drill The second place MAD breezed
Stack- 'AMMUCAV: r.FAGUP.Team : : with every starting berth still on
John Westlund, Harry through VC-5 for three
I ,
W I. on the base at agen- the market.
house and Norman Reitz got 10 VC-62 7 0 open the final pin total reading 21801997. _
each. HAW-1 7 0 cies. Coach Frank McCaffrey pointed Ordnance and Gunnery ,-
The Redclads of VP-3 lost an (' iron 8 6 1 Ducats, which are" priced at out that anyone interested in gained four points when VP-3:
5 3
overtime decision to Fasron 109, 4 3 $5.15 for the entire tournament working with the Fliers is urgedto : failed to appear. The O&G pin
3- -42, after leading until the final CeAciillTltrlel The count 109 3 5 exhibition-clinic sessions on the Mason Field dia-
minute of action. VP-1 1 5 and the preceding Fasron Six-Team One, cur- (
was knotted at 28-all at the end VP-7U 1 7 the tournament. Fans who mond, and further stated that no rently resting in fifth place, took '...
of regulation play. Tom Herrmanof VF-13 0 9 purchase these season tickets will candidate would be overlookedwho a pair of games from their teammates ..
the winners was the leading NiTIOXAI. I.KAf.VF! realize a savings of over $4.00. showed promise. Fasron Six-Team

corer with 17 points while"Stick" ComKalrJa Tp.m W 8 L 1 Even if fans did not attend all Veteran Tom Neeley was still and showed a 2229-2169 advantage Two- i

Hickman of the losers Communication 7 1 day, a savings would still be on the injured list McCaffrey ex- in pins. I,
fanned 14.VC62 I Hospital 7 2 realized. pressed disappointment in the
Supply 5 3 Fasron 109 notched two
maintained its spotless Personnel\ !5 3 Tickets are available at the fact that the returning second from Fasron 51 in games
record with a 79-63 verdict over Marines 3 6OIrR Jax Air News, extension 216; sacker would be out of action for more of Fridays' -
3 6 play and went on to take
) NARTU. The reserves trailed First 2 5 Special Services, Bldg. 930, extension some two months as a result ofa total pins 2143-2130. VP-3
only a point at intermission, 36- Special Service 2 6 593; Fleet Air PIO, ex- fractured jaw.Intrasquad .
fell behind the second Operation 0 9 one point out'of their third
35 but
tension 8564; NATTC Personnel, highlightedthe
5.0 games place tie but action
saw only
half as Stewart netted 17 of his Building 500, extension 8319 week's work the Fliers
Satchel Paige, veteran ; past as once last week to account for the
37 point total Chuck Rickenbackhad negro I o & R Administration, extension took to the infield for the loss.
hurler visited St. Louis Feb. 9, ..
21 for the losers.
and signed his 1952 contract with 710; Supply Department, exten- first time since work began Feb. STANDINGS -
sion 332 and Officers' Club, ex- 24. The diamond was still in the
It was win number two for the Browns in a short conferencewith tension 8187.! remodeling stage until last Sat- o & It Games]:4 :42 4
President Bill Veek. Paige
ftA W-t as they drubbed NAR- MAO
when it opened for
urday was
11 34
.' said it his 150th baseball }'A W-1l
77-56 in was
TU a make-up encoun-
I' .the fourth annual Jax-Navy :
ter. The winners owned a 22 contract. Boys' Baseball Training Camp. F iron N-No. 1 13 37

point bulge at halftime, 48-26, as Hitters have been getting a SS 12 3l:
they were flawless at the char- good look at the offerings of Personnel Furon 10\\ 13 12' 29 Z\

> ity stripe in six chances' and vince Moylan, Bob Ingram and Commissary U 25Fasron
Ii; found the going easy in the field "Doc" Righter and- it is around S-No. 2 24
'no less than 21 times. Jim Shad. this trio McCaffrey will build his Hospital InHI'mart: 12 12 21 1')

Burn's 24 points for the Heavy mound staff. Lennie Faustyn, one -.) 12 17 '

t Airmen was good for the eve- a of the few returning lettermenof VC.3 Communlrotluns 13 13 11 15 ..,
ning's honors while Gordon fOtti nN. i iI t last season continues to hold Fasrnn 31 X13
gchott canned 17 for NARTU. down the receiving chores. oE&G 12 H 1u

.' The upset of the season was The outfield still poses one of

t. turned in by O&R as it downed the biggest problems as a large Drust, AE' School, 233; Betts,
the previously undefeated Com group of garden hopefuls con- AO Ship's Company and "B" wi
Fair five, 54-52. Trailing at ev- tinue to vie for the opening School 231; Gamache, ANP) ..

ery quarter O&R put together game nod. In the infield George Ship's Company 227; Wieser,
18 points in the final stanza to Liggin, Dick Allen, Jim Cough- Soecial Services, 224 and 201;
gain the nod in the well played A > lin and Dick Brook are the nucleus McLerren,* Marines, 220; Gilles-

match. ComFair led 23-19 at the of a fast moving combina- pie, Dispensary 212; Kaufman,

half and 37-36 at the three quar- I S .tion.. AE School, 210; Bash AO "A"
ter mark, but O&R was not to be >. riR tf I Students, 207; Doering, Person

denied as they took the advantage AN School.Students nel, 204, and Cunningham AO ...
and then matched the losers Ship's Compap." and "B" School,

point for point, 1'' 4 tFS % Pace Center KeglersANP 201 .

Second week standings:
The scoring was evenly
Class ( ) Students ran their un- JTS. W r.
both teams as
tributed for S t' 1 beaten to 15
string inNAITCenter's
end Spang garnered 14 and 13 games MarInI" 18AN / 1.1"-2
respectively for O&R and bowling intra-mu- AE School 15. 11 .4
points Brown sank 15 and _..... rals last week to hold the lead Aircraft Malnt n.. 6
Meyer 14 in similar and order for the losers. DOWN THE ALIEY-One of the main reasons for VP-3 being: in the Center's 14-team league. Commissary AO Ship1 Cu. 10 12 8 II 10 7

Hospital overcame a 21-16 in the thick of the NAS intra-mural bowling race is "Kosle" Rosi- Marines were in second place, ANP( ) Shlp'i d>. 10 II 7Special

halftime deficit against O&R togo ni. who tosses one towards the ten pins in action at Mainside two games behind. AK School Service 9 8 : 14.9
ahead and win 41-36 in a decisive alleys. Rosin I boasts a 165 average and has hit three games over Eleven more keglers joined the (,prionnelDUpensnry 8 T 8
thriller. The gauze and ZOO fcince Intra-mural play began. Ills 237 and 211 games were put "200 Club", paced by Demmond of 8 g 13
AO "A" btulenUSupplr 6
bandaid men held O&R to three together in one series. VP-3 U a mere four points out of first the Marines, who rolled 236. 4 : 12 ,-
; point the final quarter while I plate in the standings. They were: Wave* 4 12I :It


13 March 1952 SAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

York Stay f 'yt'r r y 2 FACILITIES AVAILABLE

Short For Jax i 1 Anyone For SquashNothing For I

Golden GloversJacksonville's Ft IILJ11irk The Table, But A Good, Fast Game '

Golden Gloves! ; 1 : Squash-something to eat? The courts are never locked and

team, comprised totally of servicemen Well, maybe, but it is also a there are lights for night games.
I., sent three representatives fast, rugged gAlne' that few The game is similar to handball -
as far as quarter final competition 4 but a racket is used rather
of the Eastern Championships people realize can played than a gloved hand. A squash
.i last week before their quest of here on the base. game makes use of all four walls

national laurels was abandonedat ar The base squash courts are located and the floor. The ball is rico
the Sunnyside Gardens, Long 1 on Mustin Road, next to cheted around all four walls and
Island. the Golf Shack, and across from must be hit after one bounce on

... Heavyweight Willie Lawrence the BOQ. Enlisted men as wellas the floor.

.; .,. Green Cove Springs Jackie Cun\ officers use these courtsat Squash ball is one of the more
ningham. Jax Navy, 126-pounder,, w any time mar the day or night. recent developments of lawn ten-
and Rudy Gwin Cherry Point,, r ? > : Rackets and balls may be checked nis. It is derived from the Irish

N. C., Marines, 147-pound repre- A a out at either NAS or NATTC game of Fives, a racket was add
:; sentative, all lost quarter final Special Services departments. ed and the game became knownas

,. -. bouts after the remaining three __ .... _.m._ .. Rackets. With the addition of
members of the squad were de- four walls rather than the one
feated in opening round compe SQUASH COURTS-This at. 9 originally started with the game
tition. tractive looking building (top became known as squash.

. '.. ,Gaining a lop-sided decisionover photo) located next to the golf g" +a., Cfi The front wall of the court is
Bud Ferguson, Huntington, club bouse on Muslin Road is 6'a 16 feet high with a service line

.. W. Va.. in his first match, Gwin not a fire house, or a dwellingas 6 feet from the floor. A play
" dropped a narrow decision to some would think-but it is line is made of tin, painted red,

'.. Thomas Williams, Washington, the squash courts building. In and is placed two feet from the
after holding a slight edge into bottom photo Corky Lathrop floor on the front wall. Any shot
.. the final round. right) winds up for a service below the plavline is a fault for
Cunningham Splits while Bill Davis left) awaits the server. The length of the
fell'victim to Henry service! in the receiver's court court is 31 feet and the' width is
Cunningham -
Hickman. Pittsburgh, on a They are using one of the two 16. The crosscourt line, 21 feet
of" courts in the building. These from the front wall, is the line
KO 1.02 in
second round at ;
.. hav- courts are open for all personnel that all served balls must hit behind
bout of the tourney
and equipment may be on first bounce.
\ ing previously decisioned Henry checked out at either NATTCor 3T+ .,
Fletcher, Huntington, W. Va. Q k $ J. In serving the front wall must
Services. Thisis
Special be hit first. In
Lawrence who advanced on a $ volley play any
just one of the many facilities 4 wall be used but the
'- bye, was TKO'd in 30 seconds of may hitting
the final round bv Foster Bonnerof and activities available ceiling counts against the hitter.
Charlotte, N. C. here at NAS.Station The ball is allowed to bounce

Three Fall Quickly only once on the floor but can
be caught in the air with no
Opening night matches claimed Can Enter bounce at all.
Cagcrs Cindermen PrEEliminations For
.. a trio of Jaxon Lightweight l p Navy .
Edwin Fleming, Orlando AFB, City Outdoor Cage Meet
The game has its own etiquetteand
suffered second round TKO at
a SI ated For Juneshort basically it is this-if
the hands of Reuben Stubbs, NAS and NATTCenter basket- one
player obstructs the other
Pittsburgh. and Laureto Pablo, ball squads have been extendedan player,
Orlando AFB. fell before the offerings invitation to the 16th annual Jax Navy cindermen are being then the second player may claima
of Ronald Woodland, City Outdoor' Basketball tourna- primed for the All Navy Eliminations 100 yard spurts. "let" which calls for playing
_ which will be held in San A meet has been tentatively the rally over again, providedthe
Sampson AFB at 1:27: of the first ment, starting March 24 at Lack-
round in their 118-pound clash. awana Park ,Diego early t'.is June when men planned with Jax Junior College second player has not triedto
April 4th, to be run on the latter's play the ball. tIn
Lionel "Indian Joe" Broxton All entries must be in the offices will be selected who will repre- I
Jax Navy, was on the short end of the Jacksonville Recreation sent the Navy. in the coming oval. singles squash total pointsare
to out
of a split decision in his middleweight Department, 311 West Duval Olympics. Any man wishing 15 and in doubles 21. A person -
with the squad is invited to come
bout with Arnold Flippen, Street, prior to 1300, Friday, The Squad rractice was slowed to Building 513 on Tuesdays and may only make a point or"ace"
Long Island, but not before giving March 21. temporarily while a track was Thursdays at 1615 and travel to when he is serving. If the
his more experienced foe a For further information contact being built, but will soon have the Lee track with the team.Riflemen defender makes an unbeatableshot
bitter taste of leather in the most the Special; Services office, the equipment and oval needed. I he takes over the serve.
. unpopular decision of the firstsession. phone 593.Linksmen. On Tuesdays and Thursdaysthe .
The stand behindthe
server must
men get a chance to use the
Neither John Bernardi!, Jax cinder paths at Lee High SchoOl. Score crosscourt line and serve
Ed Ken. from right court to left court via
Navy 175-pounder, or On the off days the men are
.. } drick, Cherry Point, N. C. Marines Top finding suitable running ground the front wall. He must shift to
112-pound scrapper made around the base, small groups of At Mid-Winter the opposite court on the next
the Eastern tourney, although serve.
out together.
winning championships in local Elgin 34-11 men The serve is first dropped and
competition. Track Being Built Meet At St. Pete hit with an underhand swing and

The track now under construfc- must go above the service line
For 3rd WinWith ; lion on Allegheny and Humboldt on the front wall and rebound
LEGAL DILLIES I Avenues at NATTC already has Recently returned from the National before touching a side wall and
three matches already un- the pole valuting and high jump Mid-Winter Small Bore must land behind the crosscourtline.
der their belts the Jax Navy golf pits dug, while the rest of the tournament at St Petersburg, .
IN SPORTS team prepared for this afternoon's area is being laid out. Jax Navy small bore rifle team If a player or, the partner of a
play when Florida State Univer- Coaches Dick Beaver and Lt. more than ran away with their player gets hit by one of their

Did you know a golfer could sity makes its initial appearanceon Roger Moen of NATTC have approximately share of individual laurels. own shots, the ace goes to the
beat an opponent's hole-in-one? the local greens.A 20 men working out Team captain Robert Kearywas opposing side. If the ball hits a
That a boxer could win his fight i ir pair of wins at the hands of regularly and a regular scheduleof the top performer for the player before It hits the front
r while lying unconscious. outside Stetson University and their most workouts has been devised. local foursome, copping no less wall the point is replayed or
( the ring? 'I' recent victory, a 34-11 drubbingof than two firsts and a trio of see- "let." _-
.. And a Eglin AFB, comprise the 3-0 Meet Jax Jr. College on place ribbons in individual Complete rules for playing"
. the Navy links- Each man jogs at least two firsts and ball be found at the
ball carrier record. Tuesday, matches and four a second squash can
f' in ,' .". men trekked to Gainesville laps as a warmup, strides a in aggregate competition.The station library. "f
i football where they assumed an underdog couple more and then works into remaining members of the I *

t can score role against the University of his speciality. The distance men team, Gilbert Tausch, Lowell

a touch- ,, Florida. continue to stride out, increasingtheir Bessette and Robert Hunter, also ANP( ) Students
down with- Erwin Scott was medalist witha endurance while the sprint faired well in solo matches as .
out crossing -./: one under par 71 against Eglinas men burn around the track in Tausch took first in the 200-yard

the the number one duo of Bill i and second in the 50-yard match In
goal line? Foulk and Scott defeated Dell Jet Ace No. 7 and Bessette finished second in Dispensary
It's all true Tenna and Dave Tooke, 81h.'2. the 100-yard shoot.

--and 'covered In the only reversal of the afternoon Somewhere in Korea (AFPS- Next on the list of scheduled

... ., by t Lou Chaff and Dave Thirty-five Allied jets recently matches for the small boremen is NATTC Playoffs
bowed to F. S. Sparks
None Sweeny
rules. engaged 40 Communist MIG's the Ft. Benning Rifle and Pistol
nf these k' and Bill White: 6-3. Bob Hirsch this emergedthe tourney, sponsored by NRA and
in the and from dogfight ANP( ) Students and Dispen-
dillies has and Dave Moody, playing ...
found little seventh U S. jet ace, Maj. held April 5-6. sary were scheduled to meet in '
number three
happened position Bob William T. Whisner, USAF The Anyone with small bore experience a best-of-three playoff series
.yet, buthey'ie trouble in disposing of who is interested in join
Jim 72. young Shreveport, La., pilot, who this week for NATTCenter's
Everhart and Reynolds,
( all the team is urged to contact
WWII shot ing
Boswell and Jim Prince was an ace during intra-mural basketball cham ';
possibilities teamed Harry to defeat Eglin's Bill Tav- down his fifth MIG as it was S/Sgt. Keary, Building 916, phone pionship.Dispensary.

ener and Irving Andrews, 8/4-%, about to'knock out a Sabrejet. 370. won the Center ,A

Here are a few instances: Two and in the final foursome of the r .. _. .,- -'. .. .. .. American League title and
opponents are tied going to the day, Col. Dowtin and Bob Sto- ANP( ) Students carried off the '
18th hole in golf when B sinks vall fell before NAS's Bill Chase National League crown last X
... ( week in a three-game playoff
his ball on the first stroke. What and Jerry Morrison, 72. j
aims his Tenna was the top performerfor with AE School.
ran A do? Simple-he '
swing at Bs! caddie and is awarded the visitors, registering a 76, The Students won the first 1
half the hole if his aim is while Morrison and Foulk had playoff game, 54-44, despite
good. The rule states that if an 75's for the locals. A return matchis AE is 21 points in the last quar-
ter. Mewhirter was high Stu- ,
when Jax
wi opponent or his caddie interferes scheduled Monday
to Ft. Walton, Fla. dent scorer with 19 while Mac. .
with the ball in motion, his side Navy journeys
Partlin led AE with 11. ,
loses its advantage. $ 1 I AE School bounced back to \.'/
SABWODI take the second game in one '
Speed merchant A, a shifty overtime, 54-52, after trailing 1
halfback in football, breaks into r 22-27 at the half and tying the :{;
the clear on his own 20-yard line B gets up just too late for the 10- score at 46-46 when the fourth I.
find romps beyond his pursuers count, but A is still out. The referee quarter ended. Avard swished '' ..
.. 'down the .sidelines. A substittue continues to count and at 14 18 for the Electricians; Me ."",
,, tackle on Team B, unable to re- A shows signs of life. At 18 he'son whirter again paced ANP) '
strain himself, leaps from the his way back to the ring, and with 16, and Mcvey notched 15 <;
bench) and tackles A on the B 45. at 20 he's standing in it. for the Studenft. .',
The referee could give A's team A wins under the new ruling- In the final game -ANPi( "
an additional 15 yards, but that it allows) a man knocked out of Students grabbed the lead and ,' .
wouldn't be fair. So, he gives A the ring a 20-count to get on his -.....- stayed: out front to win, 59-49. 'w;

the touchdown and the hero's role feet and back B inside couldn't the get ropes. GETTING TilE RANGE-Bill Frick, member of lax Navy's Mewhirter was high with 20, '.,..
in the contest. He made it; bird at the local skeet during McVey posted 17 and MacPartlin _
the range
within the in the regulation sheet team, waits on high ':
Toward the end of a slugging ropes!
simultaneously 10cou'nt.This practice. From left to right are Frick, Ed Buchwalter, Bill Arthur, poured in. 17 for AE. '
fight, two boys land sort of thing could go on Godon Teets Kenny Pendergras, Gene Varner and Charles Karns No scores or the Dispensary- : ,
hand Fighter
right Getting ready for '52 action, Jax Navy's skeet squad ANP( ) Students playoff were
it's not team captain.
but necessary.
and forever
A sails through ropes ,
time.New .
,.._ B drops in the middle of the ring. There's nobody like A.-(AFPS). was the best on the East Coast last year s } at press" "


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ii n woo Joint RegulationLists -

'n RestrictionsOn 1

War TrophiesWashington v 3r g z

("Station Dialogue" provides an (AFPS-A joint

opportunity for military and civilian regulation published by all Services ,
personnel of NAS to voice spells out the various restrictions -
regarding war trophies. .
their opinion on a question put
If Service personnel in Korea
to them by a Jax Air News reporter wish to keep small items of enemy

). equipment they must meet r 1
the following regulations: : > ,

Today's Question Is: "What do 1. Obtain a certificate of authorization

you. think SABWODI stands for" I signed by the com-
manding officer and bearing the -

Thomas Tabaka, AN, Fasron I stamp of the major overseas "
2. Be subject to the regulations
"It could have
of the Bureau of Customs.
something t o' I 3. Not be mailed or shipped to dh?
do( with War the United States, but returned .
I Bonds..such I I personally by the individual.

as Start a Bond 4. Not be listed as prohibited
Without Delay'but I items in paragraph four of the
These items include
.. that "I" U.regulations.S. Government property sold BASEBALL SCHOOL OPENING-Part of the huge throng; of over 350 lads at the first session .:
of the fourth annual Baseball held Saturday at Mason Field
Tabaka and Jax-Navy Boys' Training Camp
gets me. to other governments cap-
I for detailed instructions calisthenics. Naval and officials with
tured from the enemy, inflammable here assemble following City along
I William S. Lofft, AO3, VP-741: material of any nature, other dignitaries and guests were on hand to give- the jointly sponsored Navy-City project a bigsend
-" : I automatic off.
'. { firearms of the fully
i ii a -
N ; type, electronic equipment, art or
guess that just scientific articles and name-
everyday work ment.plates from any type of equip Soys' Baseball Camp Slates mmmm

I a in mind. 'Sail .
I Only one enemy firearm except ..
ors are better I those listed as prohibited (Items offering for sale articles
without drinking 'I may be kept. It must be properly ,2nd Big: Session SaturdayHopes of property such as washing machines
intoxi- certified and registered in accordance automobiles) furniture

Lofft cants'." with military .and civil radios clothing and the like are
I regulations. were high!: among officials of the fourth annual Jax-Navy prohibited by Defense Depart

I Richard M. Heeth, AOT2, VP- The new regulation in SR-550- 'Boy's Baseball Camp that major league personalities would be obtained ment regulations. This column
741 I 25-1, GPNAV INSTR5800.4 and in time for the second session which gets underway Saturdayat will, however, list such servicesas
AFR 125-39. 0930, but no final report was: available. at press time. available housing, rides want
"Safer and 11 is hoped that such: guestswould ed, lost and found articles, and
be on hand by Saturday sackers instructions on how to other similar notices). :
Better of
ways Head coach Frank McCaffrey defend the bag and how to hit. a
I I'' but would be FOR RENT
Doing NAVY WIVES stated that the camp ;
I wish I knew divided into three age groups, Nathan Mallison, superintendent Unfurn. 5-rm. flat, $42.50 per mo.
12, 13, 14.15, with the younger of recreation for the City of Ph. 6-7876, Mrs. J. L. Flynn.
what it refers CORNERAt groups receiving their instruc- Jacksonville, explained to the Furn. Single & double rms. 1447
.L ,. tions on the two Softball diamonds boy his hope that some of them Avondale Ave., Mrs. Lee
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II to. Heeth business meeting and the older enthusiasts might make his midget and junior Schultz, Ph. 25930. rr
the last on
I I March 5, three new memberswere remaining on the main field. baseball teams later in the Furn. Single rm. call after" 1600
Edward L. Knox, AM2, VP-3: received in the club. It was Instruction will be concentrated summer. wk. or all day weekends Mrs.
1 decided that the next social meeting on bunting hitting and de. Former Post, 9 Commander of Frances Rigdon, Ph. 2-39.76.
" I will be held on March 21 at fensive pIa v. Jax-Navy diamond the American Legion, George P. Furn. 3rm. apt, 915 Talbot Ave.,
'Sailors Beware the American Legion Hall. For experts will be on hand to offer Coyle gave a brief rundown on see Mrs. J. Rainer.
1 their aid as a turn out of over the American Legion teams and
further details, please attend the
350 Jacksonville youngsters are that all lads had Furn. single rm. 2503 DellwoodAve.
I of some emphasized a
ElJ next business meeting on March
Mrs. W. G. Bowden, Ph.
expected. chance to make team.
club house in a
thing' and 19, at 1930 at the 75626.
Dewey Park. schooling/ actually got under
It was a bit opening day last way with camp director Furn. 3-rm. apt. 2245 Park St.
this is leap The Nursery supervisor reported
Ph. 75630.
i the fourth Annual
: decrease in night business.At Saturday as Lcdr. Harry Knickelbine outlining
Knox year!" a the Nursery is Jax Navy Boys' Baseball School school procedure and announ- Furn. 2rm. apt., kit. priv. 3659
present night except Monday, open closing got under way at Mason Field in cing a list of prizes to be won by Riverside Ave. see after 1830. 4.
I Joseph H. Futch, AM2, Fasron I every at 1800.If the first of five such meetings to the most enterprising lads in the Furn. 2rm. apt. utils incld. $45.00

109: business continues to be s6 be held this season. camp. Gloves, bats, catcher's uni- per mo., 3615 Mayflower, Mrs.
"n'ou ld 41 L"G...1. slow it will be considered to close Over 350 boys turned out for forms will be donated by city Davis, Ph. 8-5136.

have something 3 the Nursery on Tuesday and Sun the opening speeches and instructions merchants. Furn. single rm., kit. priv.. avail.
civic and
from the various
to do day nights in addition to Monday Immediately following cere- Mar. 15. Mrs. Davis, 1537. Oak ,
with the Blood night. Many old patrons have military dignitaries on hand to monies head coach Frank McCaf- St., Ph. 23445. t I
Donor program been transferred recently and a welcome them. frey had the whole crew trot Furn. 4-rm. apt. garage. 1110
? There don't the Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardi- around the infield with Navy
lot of newcomers use Riviera St., San -Marco. Maud
could be any facilities of the Nursery yet, sim- son, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville ball players as a warm-up exer Hunter, Ph. 94519.
number of slo- nly because they don't know it opened ceremonies witha cise. Other loosening up exer- Furn. single rm. bath. garage, .
short welcome and the welcome
eans: arranged: cises followed.
is here. 2811 Fourth St. Mrs. Hogge- 'I
r.W *
to fit those let- < All new parents are cordially was seconded by Capt. I The lads were divided Into doin. Ph. 2-3043. I
Futch Douglas T. Day, NAS commanding I
ters. invited to visit the Nursery and officer, who wished the groups where they receive indi- Furn. 3-rm. apt., $35.00 per mo.
I make use of its facilities duringthe boys I vidual and group instructions on 1321 Rosselle St., Mrs. Hellen- :
Lt. Joe W. Ussery, Flight Officer day or night. For any information good luck in their. instruction various phases of the game including thall, Ph. 7-5290. *

Fasron 109: I please call, extension 368. and Mayor training.Havdon Burns was alsoon I running batting, bunt Unfurn. 2bdrm. house. $50.00 ..
"Well there's I hand. He cited the debt of ing, sliding, and playing of all per mo., 835 Erie St., Mrs. MeClendon. ""'
'Should AnyBody April Draft Quota 19,000 ; gratitude that the City of Jack I positions. Ph. 24004.
I Furn. 2-dble rms. 2601 Park St., 4-
Want I
sonville owes to the Navy for ,
Go To Marinnes
# 1,000 Modify ReEnlistmenntRules Mrs. S. R. Houston, Ph. 8-
Our Dog. In making facilities available for 2770.

s quire', but I'm Washington (AFPS)-A call for the camp. I Will share 3-bdrm house, Lennox:
more inclinedto 19,000 inductees in April has been Bill Terry, former N. Y. Giants St. Riverside Mrs. Moore Ph.
believe it announced by the Department of player and manager warned the Washington (AFPS-The Marine 74255. .y-'
has somethingto I Defense. This represents one of boys that he was scouting for Corps has modified its rulesto Elderly lady will share 5-rm
do .with _the I the smallest monthly quotas'sincethe voung talent for his Jacksonville I permit enlisted regulars and house, utilts. furn. 5042 Colonial
Ussery coming Safety outbreak of Korean hostili Beach teams. Later in the program reservists who have been sepa-- Ave. Mrs. Stevens. "
I mingled with the rated from the to re-enlist
Terry Corps
program. And there are any number ties.The I Will share furn. house, 3572 Valencia
of slogans that could be ,arranged Army will get 15.000 of lads and showed a flash of his old within one year of their separa Rd. Mrs. Everett. Ph. 2- ,.0''
to fit SABWODI. the inductees and the Marines form and gave prospective first tion without loss of rank. 1796. .

t I will receive 4,000.Times Widow will share house garage,
Last but not least, several an- I 3628 Ernest St. Mrs. R. Ruff.
.. onymous guesses were "Sailors' :Jr "I Ph. 25537.
r!' Are Better With Off Duty Intecest. I' Writer Couple will share furn. house..
'. ." 4620 Berkenhead Rd. Lake-

I. Recommission Carrier Visits HereHanson 6r ;.. NJ'w FOR SALE

Bremerton, Wash. (AFPS) Unfurn. 2bdrm. house, garage. '
W. Baldwin military 4820 Palmer Ave. Lakeshore.See .
l\ Capable of launching planes editor of the New York Times, it Sat. or Sun. Ph. 93668. ...
"carrying the atom bomb," the was a visitor at the Naval Air Silver' Star house trailer 33 ft.,
USS Kearsarge (CV-33): recently Station and NATTCenter last 2bdrm. bath, $3.895.00. Chief It ,

was recommissioned here in brief week, stopping here while ob- Denton, 1318 Randolph St.MISCELLANEOUS .

ceremonies. $43,000,000 mod- serving" operations of ConvexIII tf. Y .
in the Atlantic.
ernization job on the 27,000-ton During his stay here Mr. Ride wanted-to San Diego or r.
carrier included widening and j Baldwin took the opportunityto Long Beach Calif. on April l'
strengthening the decks to handle visit various activities and or 2. Will share expenses,
facilities at the base. He also James E. Thomas, 6NDFPPO,
(t, heavier aircraft.. met classmates of the Naval III NAS, Jax Fla. Ph. ext. 8110.
Academy Class of 1924 includ- Riders wanted-to Philadelphia,
r Select Chief Scientist ing Capt. Douglas T. Day NAS Pat Leaving Sat. Mar. 15.-J. A.
commanding officer d a pt. Pringle, Bks. D, Compt, A or j'
Dr. Thomas J. Killian Science }
Ph. ext. 8161.
Howard V. Hopkins, Chief of
t Director of the Research Divisions Staff, ComFairJax, and Capt. : ewp Riders wanted,. or car pool, from .. '"% .
,j of the Office of Naval Research, Lester K. Rice, commanding officer Jax Beach-NAS. Hrs. 0730-
of NATTCenter.A 1600. H. W. Lapham, Ply ext.
Washington, D. C.. will assume
: ;': new duties as Chief Scientist of and .distinguished writer, Baldwin columnist was LostLadies Hamilton wrist

the Office of Ordnance Research awarded the Pulitzer Prize in MILITARY WRITER VISITS-Hanson W. Baldwin, military watch-engraved, D. M. Burns;
.. at Durham, N. C., in February. 1942. Some of the books he has editor of the New York Times, confers with Capt. Lester K. Rice, vicinity St. Edward's Chapel
,. Killian will head a' of written include Men in Shipsof commanding; officer of NATTCenter, during his brief stop-over Contact F..S. Sullivan, Ph. 88- .
Dr. group
Steel, The Caissons Roll, last week. The noted military analyst, covering the operations of 7775.
Scientists who will direct and coordinate What the Citizen Should Know Convex III exercise la the Atlantic and observing work at other Lost-One set wedding rings at

: : the basic research program .About the Navy, United We installations, met with three Naval Academy classmates: here, including Naval Hospital on Mar. 3. Re-
' : of the Army Ordnance Stand and Strategy for Vic. Captain Rice, Capt. Howard V. Hopkins, Chief of Staff ward. Contact R. D. Sweet. Ph. ,

:. Corps. I tor, 4 I ComFairJax, and Capt. Douglas T. Par, NAS commanding orfieer.t ext. 376 or 8283.f .

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