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For Armed Forces Blood Bank Here Is Increased


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4 Initial l FiguresHit s 'do.f .
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125 Reservists ......:...,. a 4s' :, '
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I ARC Drive

At NATTCenterRoughly .
Although final tabulationshave
125 reserves who not been made, initial figures F
are attached to Naval Air released show that over f <
Technical Training Center! $6,000 was realized in the Red
Cross campaign held aboard
S hi i 1 p's Company personne the station during March.
will be released -to inactive Personnel from all commandsat

duty and/or discharged this I NAS, plus Cecil Field par- t .
month it has been revealed. ticipated in the drive. Cecil
Field personnel added about
Most of the men, who were' $180 to the total.NATTCenter .
called up 16 months ago from Y' 4 W W r441 a was high among
civilian life and from the re the commands at NAS with a
serves, will leave around Apri ; 5 >> donation of $3,410. Preliminary VJ-62 COMMISSIONED -

25. figures show that the Acting for his commanding of.
due to
Twenty-two people are
22 and 75 Naval Air Station contributed facer, Lcdr. David C. McNeill, 1
be released April willi
leave April 25. The remainder $1,633 to swell the total, with acting skipper of Photo Squad. .
Fleet Air personnel at NAS
have been or will be released ron 62, reads orders putting the
adding over $800 more and
squadron in commission here
The Com
throughout the month. Fleet Air Wing pitching in last Thursday. Rear Adm. Os-
be hit the
te missary Division will
with $147.A
borne IS. llardison, Commander
35 cooks and
hardest with about
true breakdown of figures
Fleet Air Jacksonville
commissary personnel eligible for by commands, departments and
Divis (right), directed the ceremonies.
discharge. The divisions will be publishednext .
ion will also sustain a cutbackon week.

reserve bodies this month. With the addition of a $3-
290 donation from Green Cove May 1617Charity

Blood Bank SUPPLY OFFICER DEPARTS-Another name goes up on the Springs Naval Station, plus
plaque in the NAS Supply and Fiscal office as Comdr Charles L. those from itinerant stations Carnival
Loring succeeds Capt. Herman F. Gingrich (right), who retires under the jurisdiction of the r
NAS Red Cros field office the
Quota Goes from active duty after 35 years service. Names on the plaque are ,
those.of supply officers of the station. since it was commissionedin grand total for military contributions Operations Move
1940.Retires. in this area will reach
the $10,000 figure.REVEAL .

Up MondayDue After 35 Years Into High GearPlans 1

to the extreme shortage of: AUTOCHANGES
blood in the national blood bank, for the 1952 Navy ,

quota for the Armed Forces Leaves AT Carnival for Charity are mov-
Blood Bank aboard the station Copt. Gingrich
has been increased from 48 pints ing along at a rapid pace.
daily to 150. YARD OFFICEPersonnel Floor space has been assigned j

In a recent letter from the De-. I in Hangars 113, 111 and 115, :t
having automobiles
fense that Department the Red Cross, it was has reported been Supply Office Post Here aboard the station are and the various departments ;

and once again reminded that pos- are underway with construc-
unable to meet its quota once
call- and Fiscal Officerfor itive proof of renewal of pub tion of entertainment booths.
again the military is being Capt. Herman F. Gingrich, Supply lic liability and property dam-
ed upon to fill this vital need. the Naval Air Station, and Supply Officer of the Sixth age insurance must be presented Kiddieland this year will occupy
Beginning Monday, April 21, Naval District, turned over the command he has held since to the Yard Office, an entire hangar, and many
effect .
be in
the new quota new features to thrill the children
and the cooperation of all handsis January 1919, to Comdr. Charles L. Loring in ceremonies Building 9. have been added. Complete
being sought to insure the securing Monday.The Traffic tickets will be givento nursery service will also be
of sufficient blood to relieve departing Captain read his those who fail to comply available. I..
the existing critical short- I ferred to the Regular Navy. During with this regulation. Renewal Variety acts featuring local and
retirement orders effective April

age. I his career he served as supply of insurance without noti- professional talent will be a high.
15, after completing nearly officer at sea, for the military fying the Yard Office is not light of this year's carnival. First
When it is realized that a 35 years of naval service. Both I government of Santa Domingo, sufficient to cancel a traffic auditions were held yesterday,
wounded man needing blood generally sets of orders were read beforea for which duty he received the ticket. and from all indications numerous
requires nine pints, it can group of associates whom he Navy Expeditionary Force Medal. Station tags and stickers fine entertainers will be on
easily be seen why it is necessary thanked, with a slightly unsteady must be turned into the Yard hand to perform.
that everyone give just one voice, for the cooperation and In 1944-46 he was president of Office immediately when an a .
pint of this life-giving fluid. loyalty they had given him during the Joint Purchasing Board and automobile is sold or traded. AGAIN THIS year approximately
Figures show that the mortal these last years in uniform. administrative representative of $10,000 worth of merchandise
! ity rate of wounded dropped from ComSouPac for New Zealand. OutlookLittle will be given away. Ticket
four per cent during World WarII He did not sever all connec- This won him the Legion of Weather booths are located at convene
to two per cent during the current tions with the Naval Air Sta Merit with citation attached, and ient spots on the station, and
conflict. This is due primarily tion. For Captain Gingrich, likeso an appointment by His Majestythe change in weather this prices are nominal.
to the wide use of blood and many naval personnel, likes King of Great Britain as an week-end, according to NAS Aer The grand prize is a beautiful

plasma. Jacksonville and is making it his honorary commander of the Military ology Office: Warm 1952 Chrysler Windsor. A com-
parmanent home. "I will alwaysbe Division of the Most Exalted Friday-Partly cloudy. plMe boating outfit consisting ofa
During the month of Februaryof available, if I can be of help," Order of the British Empire.His with scattered afternoon showers. 12-foot Chris-Craft boat, 5 h.p.
930 pints of blood shipped from he said in a final word. successor, Commander Lor- Scott.Atwater motor and Peter
the local blood center, 922 pints Captain Gingrich, a native of ing arrived aboard the stationJuly Saturday-Increasing cloudi son trailer is also being given
were accepted. This gives us a 99 Lebanon, Pa., entered the Naval 15, 1950, and until now has ness. Slightly cooler. away...
per cent acceptance rate which Reserve Force as an ensign in served as assistant Supply and Sunday Continued partly*: addition, thousands of dollars -
was one of the highest percent 1917. Four years later he trans Fiscal Officer. cloudy. Warmer. worth of houshold appliancesare
ages attained by any area in the on a third ticket. Items include

entire It cannot stressed too strongly :> electric an 8-cubic range foot and 17-inch deepfreeze
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# full or cooperation repeated too of often everyone that the in ; } ((1 : 4FJit.! \: .' \; r console radio television and phonograph.set completewith

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the area, civilian and military s .-a F1b, ci ri '-, C) fV v a a..L.. *
alike, is vitally needed to meet TWO PEDIGREED cocker pups
,. Ithis new quota and maintain the are also being offered. These
I high standard of efficiency of the pups were donated to the Navy
Armed Forces Blood Bank aboard ) G 1&A N 0 P R 4 Z L Carnival.The .
the Station. rc5isii big night will be May 17,
but it will not be necessary to be
NATTCenter present to win any of the items.
Next It is expected that the 1952
Carnival will succeed in toppinglast
InspectionTo k. year's proceeds which were
well over 40000. As before, all
Be In WhitesAll net profits of the Carnival will
be distributed throughout the
hands attached to the year to selected authorized char
Naval Air Technical Training ities. ,
Center are reminded that the S .
next personnel inspection to be THE LARGEST donation last
held April 19 will be. held in year went to the Jacksonvilla
whites unless otherwise noti Community Chest, which received
fied.All a check for $24,431. Other
ribbons and decorationsare benefiting charities were the Sal.
to be in order and are to __n-.n___..n__. vation Army; D u val County

comply with the change the in size 3/8 GRANi PRIZE AT CIIARITC.RNI"ALnow would you like to own this beautiful 1952 Chapter, American Cancer Society
1/2 inch to new
from size. Two inspections will be Chrysler Windsor. If you are lucky you can have it for 50 cents-the price of one ticket. This is the ; Duval County Chapter,
held this month with the An. grand prize to be given away at the Navy Charity Carnival May 16. 7. Other prizes include a motor American Heart Association; Du.
nual Military Inspection slated boat, complete with motor and trailer; refrigerator; deep freeze; electric stove; television set, val County Chapter, National &)

for April also. and two pedigreed cocker spaniel pups, plus other prize. (Please Turn to Page 2, Col. i)

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|I Report From Washington

- Jil XflJEJjtIJi5 'Push, Bill To Pay WWII I POWs For' WorkList

Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air

Station. Jacksonville Fla.NAS Course Center
JacksonvilleCapt. Catalogue By Correspondence

DoUglaS T. Day Commanding Officer
Comdr. James H. Armstrong Executive OfficerLt. ServiceA The 18th Air Force recently celebrated its

Dave Barksdale ______... ._ ..._ .- Public Information Officer (By Armed Forces Press for first anniversary. Under the command of
POWs daily
bill to WWII $1.50
Fleet Air JacksonvilleRear pay Maj. Gen. Robert W. Douglas Jr., the 18th AF
work they were forced to perform or for inhuman
Adm. Osborne B Hardison _Commander is responsible for the organization, training,
Capt. Howard V. Hopkins__________._... _. .Chief of Staff treatment approved they"received by the House.has The been money unanimously and combat-readiness of all troop carrier
Fleet Air Wing Eleven
Capt. Jesse S. McClure ____ ,---.? -, -___ Commander would come out of the War Claims Fund. The elements in the U.*S. *
Chief Staff Officer bill. now goes to the Senate.
Comdr. Joseph T. Thornton More than 1,200 ROTC representativesfrom
Naval Air Technical Training Center 26 colleges and universities throughoutthe
Capt. LMC K. Rice _._._._......-.. _._..... Commanding Officer The following bills of interest to service nation will take a six-week course at the
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart. ..._ Executive Officer men have been introduced in Congress: Antiaircraft Artillery and Guided
Naval Hospital 1. A bill to provide that certain combat June '
Bliss Tex. beginning .
Center, Missile.
Capt Dwight J. Wharton.- Commanding Officer veterans of WWII may receive constructive marks the second consecutive I .
NARTU credit at the ratio of two to one for time been to the ROTC .
Bliss has
Capt Easton B. Noble Commanding Oflcer served on active duty in the Korean hostilities Ft. host .

Comdr. Anthony Trusso F.xecutive Officer for the purpose of computing the duration Retired airmen not now in active service

Editorial offices located Building 930 (topside). Phone extensions 2. of A their bill to required provide for services.the training of candidates who active have less service than and 28 service years service on the(including retired 4

8184 and 216. for appointment as nurses in the military ;
n e JAX AIR NEWS U .'vbllihea weeMV-at the U. S. Naval Air SUtlO list) may volunteer and be considered for active ..
Jacksonville.: Florida, and printed commercially with non-approprfated funds services. service, the 'Department of the Air
with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev. 3. A bill to authorize the Secretary of Defense
at no expense to the government and In compliance Force has announced. Airmen whose applications
Nov. IMS. Copies are distributed tree or charge: at the Naval Air Station, the to provide harbor facilities in cases
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit. Naval Auxlllir* Ar Station. Cecil I Field and avail for active service are accepted \
where such facilities are not privately
tile U. S. Naval Ho rltal. be ordered to duty as retired regular Air
Editor-Andrew H. Planer able. Force airmen in the grade in which retired.
Bixiones JOSN ,
Staff Members: Marian Sprenger JOS; Mary ;
Dave Devroy, SN; John Charvat, AN; Barbara Tomlinson, SN; Classes are scheduled to begin shortly at Two new catalogs, listing courses offeredby
Helen the Navy's newly .established Radioman the U. S. Naval Correspondence Course t'
The J1Wl'iR NEWS 1* a member or rhe Armed Forces Press Service.without School in Bainbridge Md. The course of instruction Center, now are available to all naval person- .
ASPS material appearing' In this publication l may not l>e reprinted will be for 24 weeks and is designedto of Enlisted Correspondence
the written permission of Armed Force Press Service. Republication of other nel. They are; "Catalogs
matter except by' service publications. Is piohlblted "without permission of train beginners in the radioman rating. Courses, NavPers 91200" and
Editor. JAX AIR NEWS. Classes will begin every two weeks. "Catalog of Officer Correspondence Courses,

NavPers 10800." In addition to the lists thereIs

One of the world's foremost arctic specialists a brief description of the content of each

1 I. 1952 ELECTIONS I Dr. Albert L. Washburn, has been appointed course and, for enlisted men, the rating to
scientific director of the Snow, Ice, which each course is applicable. Personnel
and Permafrost Research Establishment at desiring personal copies of the books may obtain

(By Armed Forces Press Service) Wilmette, Ill., the Department of Defense them from the U. S. Naval Correspondence '
has announced. The project is conducting basic Course Center, Building "RF, Brooklyn .
This voting information applies to Armed Forces personnel, Navy Yard, Brooklyn, N. Y
dependents residing with Armed Forces personnel and U. S. Citizens research in this field of study.

attached to and serving with the Armed Forces of the United
States beyond the continental limits of the United States unless
. otherwise specified. These persons include civilians employed by the t j rh

Department of the Army, Navy, Air Force, the Marine Corps and
the Coast Guard; personnel of the American Red Cross and USO. h "
For additional election information consult your voting officer.

DelawareFirst Maryland\ MAINSIDE

Thursday, April 17 .
(Free State)
( State) For Votinga. a Bronco Buster John Lund
Qualifications For Voting ( .) Must be at least 21 year tAFPS Friday, April 18
(a.) Must be at least 21 year of age on date of election.b. Red Mountain .Alan Ladd

of age on date for which application ( .) Must have been a residen Saturday, April 19
13th Letter .... Linda Darnell
for registration is made.b. of the State of Maryland for i i a

( .) Must be a U. S. citizen period of one year and a resident Sunday, April 20
Lion and The Horse __ .
resided in the State of: of either the Legislative h'
___ __ Cochran
Delaware for a period of one District of the City of Baltimore I
in the county for six or of the county of residence { Monday, April 21
of at leas I Captain Blood Fugitive _._. _
months, and in the.election precinct for a period
.__ ._
for 30 days. six months.c. 2 _,Louis Hayward
Must be registered voter, Tues. & Wed. April 22-23
( ) a
(c.) Must be a registered voter. except those persons named ii San Francisco Story _.__.__ ..
Registrationa. __ Joel McCrea
paragraph 2b.). h.
( .) Registration is permanent Registration x NATTCENTER
unless a voter has failed to vote is 17
(a.) Registration Thursday, April
in two consecutive general elec unless a person has failed to voti ---------- Singin' In The Rain __.- __ __
tions.b.. at least once every five years BEAMING BALLOON-With antenna wire attched, this 69 x Gene Kelly
) Registration must be accomplished This provision does not apply tt 35 foot balloon will soon head skyward to assist in beaming "Voice Friday, April- 18

in person by all those named in (b.) below.b. of America" broadcasts aboard the sea-going radio station USCGC 13th Letter ._ .u.._ Linda Darnell
voters at the office of county ( .) Unregistered members 01 Courier. Coast Guardsmen control the ascension with guy lines Saturday, April 19
board of elections and registration the Armed Forces, "certain Merchant until the balloon has cleared the superstructure of the ship. The Red Mountain .Alan Ladd
according to schedules established Marine personnel," and balloon contains 150,000 cubic feet of helium and is held by a Sunday, April 20

by each board. "certain civilians" become reg. winch-operated line through the hatch opening seen in the centerof Whispering Smith _. _......__. .__... .. .
Obtaining Ballots and Votinga. istered automatically when their the flight deck. -. .Richard Carlson

( .) Members of the Armed Federal Post Card Applications Form'' Mon & Tues. April %(-%%
Forces and their dependents who (Standard Form 76) for ballots "Temporary Registration The Lion and The Horse ."?
from the clerk of the county
have been accepted by the Sec- RescueDevicc Steve Cochran
are residing with them, "certain retary of State, State of Maryland court, county of residence. It is Wednesday" April 23

Merchant Marine personel," and Annapolis, Md. Therefore,, recommended that such request Captain Blood Fugitive ._ h _- __
"certain civilians" may vote by the first application for a ballot be made of at the least election 90 days in in which advance Sends SignalsUnder h .Louis Hayward

absentee ballot in general elec- serves as an application for reg- NAVAL HOSPITAL
a desires to vote. Upon
tions only. Application for absentee istration ballot as for well the as next a request scheduled fora receipt person of the "Temporary Reg OceanA Thursday, April 17

ballot may be made by mail- istration Form" the applicant Young Man With Ideas .UO_'_
ing Federal Post Card Application election. it in sufficient .
executes and returns Glenn Ford
Ballots and Votinga. device that can -- --' -
Obtaining detecting
(Standard Form 76)) to I
time to be received by the 18
( .) Only those namedin underwater sounds 3,000 Friday,
persons pick
County Board of Elections and I later I up
appropriate official not Hoodlum Empire .
2b. vote by tested by the
paragraph ( ) may miles is being
Registrations in county of Del- away
I absentee ballots in any election. than the 30th day immediate Navy for use in search and res- .. Brian Donlevy
aware residence. Applications election. Sat & Sun.
preceding any April 19-20
(b.) Application for absentee work. .
may be made as early as Sept. 15, I ballot made by mailing Obtaining Ballots and Voting cue Singin' In The Rain ___.,i ._ -...._., "
1952. Absentee ballots will be I Called SOFAR (sound fixing
._ Gene Kelly
Post All qualified who ---- -
( :
I properly executed Federal a.) persons
works nat-
mailed to applicants as early as State of and rangings) it on a Monday, April 21 .
absent from the
Card Application (Standard are
15 Marked ballets ural sound channel deep in the
Sept. I Whispering Smith __..
I West Virginia vote by absentee -
Form 76) to Secretary of State, may h
used for
must be received by proper elec- and ocean which may ...Richard CarTsonTuesday
in primary -- --
State of Maryland, Annapolis, process
tion official not later than 12 transmitting audible signals over
Md. Ballots will be mailed to general elections.b. April 22 ,
o'clock noon -on election day. de- great distances.If tied Mountain ,_ __ .Alan Ladd
I voters as early as 55 days beforean ( .) All qualified persons adopted for search and rescue '
election. Marked ballots'must siring absentee ballots must first I work, lifeboats and aircraft Wednesday, April 23
be received by secretary of statein request a "Ballot Application will be equipped with small The Lion and The Horse
DIVINE 1ft l sufficient time-to be deliveredto Form" from the clerk of the cir- bombs. Dropped overboard, these _=:._ ..Steve Cochran

supervisor of elections at cuit court, county of West Vir- bombs will sink to proper water

(SERVICES))' voter's precinct not later than ginia residence. depths and explode. Sound waves New York Host To VMth
closing of polls on election day. I (c.) Members of the Armed thus released will be picked up
I Forces, "certain Merchant Ma- by Navy SOFAR stations and po- Legion ConventionNew

Protestant West Virginia rine personnel," and "certain sitions of the craft will be deter- York (AFPS-The most
0830-M o r n i n g Services. All- civilians" may apply for Ballot I .
mined by triangulation.Center pectacular: parade in the history .
(Mountain State) a'
Saints Chapel. Application by
of the sound channel is of the American Legion is
expected -
0915-Naval Hospital ChapeL Qualifications For Votinga. properly executed Federal PostCard feet below the
roughly 4,200 to take place 26
( .) Must be at least 21 Standard : Aug.
0930 Sunday School. Small Cha yearsof Application (
on date of election.b. ocean surface. It is established bya when the Legion holds its 34th
peL1045Ap age Form 76).
Saints ChapeL ( .) Must be a U. S. citizen combination of temperatureand national convention here.
factors. The
Catholic having resided in the State of water pressure The opening session will be
West Virginia for a period of principles and equipment usedin held at Madison Square Garden
0830 and 0930-Mass, St. Edward's f SOFAR developed by Dr.;
Chapel. one year and in the county of were Monday, August 25. The mam-
0930-St. Edwards' Chapel (Catechism residence for 60 days.2Registration. Maurice N.Ewing Y.-AFPS of Columbia). University noth and colorful parade to be
Class). held the following day will be
1030--Mass. St Edward's ChapeL (a.) Registration is permanent televised from coast. to_coast.
9645-Mass at Hospital ChapeL. unless a voter has failed to casta Charity CarnivalContinued -- .-
Christian Science ballot at least once during a vrNTIA First C-119 at Willow Run

Tuesday-2000 at NATTC Chap- period covered by two primary I ( from Page 1) tamed For Korean Hero
lain's Dffice. elections and two general elec- """""b... i and Willow Run Mich. (AFTS _
tions or if a voter changes his ciety for Crippled Children, )
MormonThursday1930at West Virginia residence without Navy Relief Society. lie first C-119 Flying Boxcar ,
Small Cha- requesting a transfer. of his reg- Prevented from sharing in the ompleted for the Air Force by
istration. proceeds! by the nature of their the Kaiser-Fraser Corp. here hasbeen

Jewish (b.) All qualified persons may charters were the March of dedicated to the memory of

1830-Monday, NATTC Auditor. apply for registration by absentee Dimes and the American Red pl.ktober! Robert Williams, killed las.
in Korea.
turn. process by requesting a '.




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ipril 1952 AIR NEWS Page Three '

Adm. McCormick Engineers Noted' ArchbishopTo

Takes Command 'Face-Lift' Confirm Class ,

Ol NATO NaviesAdm.

At St. Edward'sThis
Lynde D. McCormick as EvergladesThe

sumed command of the North
at 1930 the-Most
evening ,
Atlantic Treaty navies in impressive f U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Reverend Joseph P. Hurley,

ceremonies. April 10 at Nor .p is 'working on a project Archbishop of the diocese of St.

folk, Va. The atttendance, larg that will give the rich and lushly Augustine, will confirm a class ,

est international gathering of naval vegetated Florida i Everglades,, of naval personnel and der.en- j
St. Edward's
dents at
officers since World War II, Uncle Sam's semi-tropical showcase -
This will be the first visit of
included military and diplomatic 2 z e. ys a gigantic face-lifting. The the Archbishop to the station
officials from each NATO nation.In ss ,,+s gat first phase of a $208,000,000 mas-- since his appointment by the

his acceptance of command ter plan to tame the 'Glades is Holy See as Papal Envoy to w

speech Admiral. McCormick declared J t already under- way. Yugoslavia. 1
that the present level of A massive water-control;I Those to be confirmed include: '''

forces of the Allied Atlantic scheme calls for drainage of Charles Amos, Patricia Amuch- ;d'
) S Command, "introduces risks swamps, control of floods, and astegui, William C. Anderson, (
which are unacceptable." t / \ reclamation for farming and pas Walter M. Asdikian, Judith Ash- .,

lie went on to say, "Even the 3 turage of extensive reaches of ton, Arthur Baker, Charles T. f
increased maritime forces which 14 grass lands. The plan encompasses Baraboo, Thomas Browning, Joel '

have appeared in NATO planningwill the eastern part of Florida B. Carp, Rudolph Cavalcante, d
fall short of those necessaryto south of Orlando. The first phase Douglas R. Chapman. Leroy "I#

give Europe and the Allied Eu- ___ .... will take in the Lake Ocheechobee E. Cimino Harold M. Dustin, "',
ropean Command the direct and n" V region, the lower east coast John W Ellis, James J. Fenell, ;'f

indirect support which we en- CASH FOR SUGGESTIONS-Beneficial Suggestions paid off and the Everglades proper, often Claudette Fisher, Loretta Garies, ".i
visage they will require fromus. for these four employees when Capt. Douglas T. Day, NAS commanding referred to as America's "last Dorothy Hance, Edger R. Hen- .
." officer, presented checks totaling about $350, to the men frontier." derson, William J. Hickay, Virla :"

Greater effort by NATO na- in ceremony last week. Left to right are: Joseph E. Duncan of O&R Kaucher, Marie Ellen Kelton,

tions is necessary, McCormick department; Dominic Commisso, of O&R; Captain Day; Egbert For more than a century, the Richard Koval, Gerard Lane, .
added to build up the forces Rissman, Public Works department, and Harold E. Neal, of O&R. people of Florida have been trying I Robert D. Lanna, Walter Lup-

needed to "maintain control of to make part or all of the kowfska.

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the high seas and coastal waters Three Get $350'Shock' -million-acre Everglades area I I 4tA F .Otv.lF .. ..k. N.,. ('. e
which concern us." productive. Although dominatedby

McCormick declared the tasksof nearly flat and usually flooded
Gives grass marshes, much of the soil
this first international ocean At Main Gate
is rich organic muck capable of 9
command in history "are by no producing a crop in 60 days.A .
means proportional to the size of
the navies of potential enemies. vast drainage program beganin

"But no tinge of defeatism is ,Station An IdeaWhen 1907, when 16 drainage canals
Employee were cut across the flat
with here The fact
f/ Ce us today. very the ocean. The forces of na-
have taken
that so many nations ture unleashed by man's hand-
concerted action which led to
the the sentry at the Main iwork threw delicate balancesout
this ceremony gives" one a feel- Gate of the Naval Air Stationlet the station, presented him withan of kilter. In times of drought, .1
ing of buoyancy, he said.KNOW the award of $25. The award
his fingers touch pass the drained muck and peat lands (
his of installing
1 presented by Robert Rissman, was for suggestion shrank and often caught fire, I
.static wires at
Public Works Department employee ground sending thousands of acres of I.
the thus eliminating risk
YOUR he received a shock. gate, rich growth up in smoke.
of future shocks to those guard-
is. .
Literally, that *
,. DEFENSELEADERS ing the gates.
It seems that a goodly amountof As the fresh water drained to
static electricity is built up The same day Rissman re-
there nothing to
the was
ceived his award. Harold E.
L every day by the thousands of hold the sea's salt water from i
vehicles passing through the Neal received an $80 award fora seeping into the porous rock be

Dan A. Kimball gates. The lesson in elementary suggestion making possible neaththe land surface. So great

'(By Armed Forces Press Service) physics is learned by the sen- the replacement of a bushingin was the loss that soil experts recently Archbishop Hurley
the an
tries to their sorrow whenever rear case cover there would be
Dan A. Kimball, Secretary of they make any physical contact aircraft engine without com- predicted in another 50 Alice McSmargh. Joseph
the Navy, was born in St. Louis, with cars passing through. pletely disassembling the en- no Everglades if this destruction Mickle, Dale J. Miller Mildred
Mo., Mar. 1, 1896. As a youngsterhe gine. years was per Mueller, Mary Normandy, WilLiam -

displayed an avid interest in The plight of the sentries mitted to continue.. T. Ryan, Dolores Ryszka,

mechanics, 'working at this trade caused Rissman a lot of concern Dominie Commisso received Joseph Sampson, John Sampson,

while completing his education. with the result that he $170 -for his suggestion of the Comdr. Attends Frederick M. Schmidt, Chester
During WWI he joined the received somewhat of a shock use of plexiglass in place of I Starsczewsky Rinald C. Stekette,

Army Air Corps and was a flight himself when Capt. DouglasT. laminated glass panels for Peter J. Szewczyk, Clyde W.
training classmate of Lt Gen. Day, commanding officer of windshield side panels on F4U Ohio Health Conferenc ,Thiets, Bennett L. Trenaugh,
James H. Doolittle, who later led and FG type aircraft. Robert G. Tucker, Louis Vena,
the first WWII bombing raid on also Comdr. William S. Lyons, In Jack Wade, Richard Werbisky
Captain Day presentedan dustrial Medical officer for NAS I David Wilson and L i n wood
Tokyo. After the war, Mr. Kim- award of $175 to Joseph E.
ball entered the business field 1-- Duncan. Duncan designed a Jacksonville, will journey to Cincinnati Young
with the General Tire & RubberCo. tool enabling local machiningof Ohio this weekend to attend Sponsors for the class to be
when : the fourth annual Industrial confirmed are: Mrs. Mary Kor-
valve seat openings, Health Conference convening Ap son Mrs. Marjorie Baccash, Dr.
(By Armed Forces Press Service;)) oversize valve inserts neededto ril 19-24. R. B. Faith and Mr. Paul J.
Armed Forces Information be installed, thus eliminatingthe
This conference, which is meeting Valsek.
School will complete its first year: necessity of shipping air- J .
concurrently with the Indus-
of operation at Fort Slocum, N craft engine cylinders to the Project
factory for rework. trial Medical, Industrial Hygiene, Begin Kwajalein
: April 18. During this period
Industrial Dentist and the American -
.. than 2.90C NAS employees submitted Washington (AFPS) The
AFIS has trained more
Nurses Associa-
students. 558 suggestions in 1951, in accordance Industrial i Navy has begun construction of
with the Navy's ben- Lion, will hold a forum to discuss : an $8,000,000 project to increase

The Minute-Man Flag has beer eficial suggestion program. Of recent improvements and to exchange facilities at Naval shore establishments -
the different
awarded to the 14th Naval Dis these, 248 were adopted and ideas on I. on Kwajalein Island,
followed in various
,' -S trict and its activities for its par awards totaling $7,191 were procedures confronted in Navy civil engineers have an-
; Naval health problems nounced. The new constructionwill
ticipation in the payroll sayings: paid to suggestors. The
plan for 1951. Mrs. Georgia N Air Station will realize a SaV- present day industry. include a permanent warm

Clark, Treasurer of the U. -S.,, ing of nearly $170,000 duringthe Nurse Ruth Munden of O&R's up apron and plane parking area,
presented the award to the Na first year these ideas are in 'first aid clinic will also make the needed to support MATS, tran-

val Supply Center, Pearl Harbor,, operation. trip.HANDLES. .sient, and fleet air units. ,

T. H.. for having 93.4 percent of
its employees participating in
the Payroll Savings Plan for

a- 1951.Maj. Gen. .George. P. Hays,, Multitude of Tasks at Center Disbursing I

Deputy U. S. High Commissionerfor I
Germany, has been reassigned
to U. S. Forces in Austria,, Handling the money accountsof the various agencies of the gov enlisted personnel, the computation -
the Army has announced. A hold. more than 8.500 persons at ernment. of pay due them, the preparation -

f, ____ AFPS er of the Medal of Honor, Gen. the Naval Air Technical Train- This department prepares Navy of money lists, the reg-
Hays is being reassigned becauseof ing Center is a full time job for Pay Records, makes changes on istration and stoppage of allot-
Dan A. Kimball the sudden illness of Lt. Gen. an electronic brain or 30 men. these records, computes and holds ments plus the closing of the pay

Stafford L. Irwin, Commanding NATTCenter has the 30 men. paydays, prepares money lists records at the. prescribed. times.

General of USFA. Lt. William M. Clark, Disburs- and Navy Pay Rolls, works with
with this
While concern
the various credits and check. Many years of practical experience -
Lt. O.
was assigned as head of the Aero- ing officer and Roger would be in orderto
Bureau of Personnelhas ages on pay records, pays public necessary
The Navy Moen. assistant Disbursing officer -
'jet Engineering Corporation, become with all
vouchers and renders financial acquainted
Vice Adm. ,
in announced that at the Center, revealed that
where he took a leading part the disbursing offices'
and John B. Cassady, Deputy Chief since March 6, 1951, when the returns.In processesbut
of rockets
the development
has set
Air will order for the NATTC Office NATTCenter up an
of Naval Operations for that the orig-
of was opened,
other advanced means pro-
school where
assume command of the Sixth inal number of 13 enlisted peo- to handle such a large task as off-duty strikers;
pulsion. Among the products Adm. this it is broken down into three neophytes can get valuable assistance -
developed was the Fleet. He will relieve Vive ple working there has now increased -
which Aerojet sections. They are: the Fiscal Administration from old hands.
in turn
Matthias B. Gardner who to 30 and that at one
equipment for jet-assisted the Claim and Public Three nights a week the sea-
will become the new Deputy needed to
time 43 people were
of aircraft and the motors Naval for Vouchers section, and the men go to school where they are
of Operations
and propellants for rockets and Chief handle the job. Pay Record section. The first taught what would take many

guided missiles. Air During an average month suchas section prepares all the financial months of operations in the dis-

The airframe repairman course, last March the regular pay- reports and returns plus all important bursing rate. After successfully
In 1949 Mr. Kimball'was nom initiated in 1930 and the only roll for the Center was $604,000 correspondence pertain completing the course they are

inated by President Truman and one of its kind in the Technical while the special payroll was mg to the office. They also main- made designated strikers. Five
confirmed by the Senate as As- Training Air Force, has been $118.000 and the Public tain all of the files. seamen are now also at New-
figure hit $64,000 making a R. I. and ranking
sistant Secretary of the Navy for transferred from Chanute AFB, port, are
Air. Later that same year he was III: to Amarillo AFB, Tex. The total of nearly $1,000,000 obtainedfor The second mentioned section high in their class. They will be
promoted to the post of Under personnel to do the Center's use. prepares all public vouchers and returned upon completion and
course: prepares .
Secretary of the Navy. He became metal work in all types makes ready all checks for pay- will help relieve the crisis causedby
Secretary .of the Navy on of The term "disbursing" as com- ment. All travel claims are the loss of reserves who are
July 31, 1951. monly used in the Navy includes handled in .this section. The last due for release soon.

Mr. Kimball has never lost his Vice Adm. Camargo, procuring, taking custody, issu- section of the office, and the one "I hate to see any of" the people
T interest in. aviation and holds his Commandant General of the Brazilian i ng, and accounting for moniesof with which the average Navy in the office go, said Lt.
own private pilot's license. Marine Corps is in the U. the U. S. Navy. To accomplishthese 'people are most familiar, is the Clark. "This is the finest and

His wife is the former Dorothy 5. to make a detailed study of U. 'various tasks, it is essential Pay Record section. This sectionis most efficient group of people
he 5. Marine Corps tactics and. that exact records be maintained charged with the maintenanceof I've worked with civilian orotherwise"
whom mar-
,,Ames Tied in of 1925.Chicago, training. I 'and reports submitted to pay records for all officers and he added.JAX .



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Pay-Hike K-Vet mmmmfmmmftmmmm p


Bills Likely To !WAVEWAYS f}

Get ":A"
May jwwwnro,, : rtr tpt!': !!;' .

Washington (AFPS-Two) bills Gloria Keeney of the NAS Infirmary 1.',
of vital importance to service- leaves tomorrow for lIos- ', '

men-the Armed Forces Pay pital Corpsmen school ,at Bain- ;;:. Vr' \
Bill and the K-Vet Bill- will bridge. Although she'll be kept':>. :
probably have to wait until May busy on week-days, her home is v'. .,
for any concrete congressionalaction. not too far away in Pennsylvania. -

The pay bill, passed recently Awards for three years of good
by the Senate, is now awaitingthe conduct to Toby Martin, lone
action of a joint conference Zell, and Jean Leech Every bit
committee that must reach a of color adds to the smartnessof
compromise version of the bill the uniform. _

acceptable to* both* .houses. New addition to the masteratarms t, c .
force at barracks 722 is Alice .
The joint conference will not
Howe, AKAA. Alice relieved
be scheduled until some time af.
Beverly Ballard who is now attached .
ter the House reconvenes at the
end of its Easter recess. House to Personnel Office Rec"t',
ords section. 1
members are expected to return J

tor business on April 21. __ ___ ...._ .. '
u .mum." mm'm. _. ___
*"" t'f:1J )"c1> Carmen Padro is off on a be- l ..
The K-Vet Bill, now carefully
CHEST lated leave to her home in San
being drafted by members of the *: 1tt ti it; :C' ,"': ;i COMMUNITY :\
House Veterans Affairs Committee "' ,, tJ. .* ,. 'h' 1<< .' ,: '* '" AWARDS appreciation for Juan, Puerto Rico. I.

also will not be ready until -'<-" outstanding service renderedthe The sun was shining, the birds ,
after the Easter recess. The fin Q"I-'TA' ; .T: Community Chest throughthe were singing and the grass was ,
ished version will then be put i' I'O .. Navy Charity Carnival, citation green on that beautiful spring 11, '
before the House. : f- awards were presentedto day Marlie Ojeda DT2, shipped \'.;.
_; eight officers and civiliansof for six ',
54tt< j0 rJollljJUllU .1ll1t-Vf 'P .. as the Naval Air Station, including
There is little likelihood that *f (: ; Regret to learn of Marian
R final version of either bill will *" i't 1\\;. : il :; t "*, .. Capt. Douglas T. Day, Sprenger's recent loss-her Eas-
'be passed in April, but observers ': # it-. .a.." '. commanding officer Robert ter chick Pasquale who passed
pin their hopes on May for '>i i::. '> >:::'. tWEn': tf man Kloeppel of the(left)1953 campaign CommunityChest chair away suddenly the other day. An

final passage of both bills. gAt ,{ v. ; .,., '.y TQ', \O 'J drive, presents Theodore invitation for southern fried
Y / chicken is
With political convention time forthcoming.
Fritch chief clerk of the sta-
iJi ,
4. 1f't; t ; .
fast approaching, it that 4 } >
., ,, tion, with the Red Feather
.' .. .
Congress may begin to put on >.: :&:" io$," '. >Ki>>''... ..<<"2\b"\ >: <'th<.'-'. tiIJ. Award, while Franklin G. Russell Tall fish story-Jo Skipper received ,
pressure for passage of important }'r"' .. ," ........_ ,, ': > (right) president of the a four pound bass from a .
,. "' "" Ifitr'
pending legislation sometime before % > ,,1'W'-... "'-$>' :'; Community Chest presents a friend the other day. She had it 1Ai.J ...

the end of .May. 3 ":( <.<"i'< >. "'-',.<. '$:",' mUti..RflW.m,. .. :: similar award to Captain Day.A scaled and prepared for the fry- WJ .
i" "
I I c' .J" ,\. > ;.,. .. 1ItIIW9 ar *iIcxai4v:. x total of $24,481 derived from ing pan. Even went so far as to .
..: .' ,->' ':' the Navy Charity Carnival was have it stuffed. All the next day
Three VA-15 Men rr: l <
*' \ ,,\ ,o\ 3A ..,:" f't tr.O' ,i fti given to the Community Chest she was thinking of the treat her
t \ k'O'O< .., f. : -:''iJ' last year. Copy of the Citationis palate was going to have that
Lcdr.Comdr. / ;;..'; i ( j shown on left. evening.
Promoted >
to "' : .,.;;;;t. \ ::J.t. rr. ., .
0 .
.. .
... "' : :: '"::1'\, Finally, the table was set and ..'
Roy M. Isaman, skip :!"' #: "t..JWi.'wtt.: A' ",..:!' \'; h' Nfl'. Brenau College Choir the meal began. After four or ., t.

of Attack Squadron 15 had 16 '.; it "t -' '. k; five mouthfuls. Jo's lower lip began -
$ '0' it: *
per *
the unique pleasure of con *" ,0<, ..J<...., ::: .'. .w..*,. ..... '< ........'" """ *'" .. Coming April 22 to swell. The odd thing aboutit
gratulating three of his squadron was that it was similar to the
pilots on the promotionto Brenau College of Gaines- reaction Jo received every time
Lieutenant Commander on ville, Ga., brings its 30-voice she ate Perch. The outcome of j
the same day. The new 2'4 all-girl choir to the NATTCeiv the story is that Jo Skipper witha j
strippers are: Lcdr. Joseph F. VF-22 British Squadron ter Auditorium, Tuesday, April nautical name, is allergic not
Noonan, Lcdr. Samuel T. El- 22. The free concert will start only to perch but also bass. ,

way, and Lcdr. Loren E. Nelson. I Exchange Visits Ideas at 1930. Note: The neighbors with no .i..
Before reporting to VA-15, The group has requested the allergies had a tasty dinner that ,
Lcdr. Noonan, VA-15's executive I services of a lyric baritone or night! 1
officer, saw action in the Fighter! Squadron 22, a former tenor to sing two numbers with
carrier included a bar-a fixturenot them. They are "Water Boy" I. '
Pacific during WWII and was unit of Carrier Group Four at Cecil
aboard the carriers USS Enter- Field has returned with other existing! aboard American and "Black is the Color of My
prise and USS Intrepid. While air and surface units to various Men-of.War-and it was con True Love's Hair." Anyone interested -
en the former he was in Butch Mediterranean ports fo'r rest sidered a novel feature of the in singing with this
O'Hara's famed Bombing upon completion of operation visit. Lunch in the British ward group contact NAS Special
Squadron Six. His last active "Grand Slam"-the greatest na- room included a choice of main Services, extension 593.
courses and desserts which is I t
val ever staged by
before to VA-15
duty going
unique in the U. S. Navy. SALTY HUMOR FROM
was with the occupation forcesin any nation or nations in the Med Half-Price For Servicemen

Japan. iterranean. The VF-22 American squadron, I At Jacksonville SpeedwayRacing HERE AND THEREAn
Another veteran of the Pacific VF-22, a banshee jet squadronnow in turn, played host to the visit
fighting is Lcdr. Elway based aboard the USS Tarawa ing British naval aviators aboardthe fans have been givena eastern city dweller was .
who has been with VA-15 since and British Fighter Squadron USS Tarawa. The Banshee jet break by Jacksonville Speed- out west in Arizona for his '::-
October of 1951. He participatedin 898 a Sea Fury squadronfrom fighter particularly interested way officials who have pro- health Approaching an old timerhe
action in the Marshalls, HMS Thesius, were afforded the,British The American and claimed that all men in uni- asked: "Say, what's the death
Marianas, Gilberts and Iwo the opportunity to exchange the British pilots exchanged form will be admitted at half- rate around here?" .
Jima while aboard the USS visits while their respective car views and comments regarding price while Korean veterans "Same as it is back east, Bub,"
Wasp and the USS Intrepid. riers were in the port of Naples, naval aviation. It was felt that will be admitted free of charge. came the answer, "one to a per-
His last active duty was spent Italy. the exchange of visits was a mutual son."
held each
car races are .
in the occupation forces in Ja
and It
pleasure profit. enabled Friday night at the Lenox Ave.
Both squadrons showed a keen each squadron to know the track with thrills and On a' children's quiz show *
pan.Still another survivor of Pacific interest in finding out how the other better. The hope was expressed enough to satisfy comedy boy about seven was before the
action is Lcdr. Loren Nel- other fellow operates. The American that there would be taste for excitement.Are anyone microphone. "It's man's best
fon. He served in Bombing jet fighter pilots visited the more joint operations and exchanges I I friend," began the M. C.. "and
Squadron 15 during the crucial British carrier Thesius and were of visits in the future. you buying U. S. Defense the word begins with 'D. It
battles of the Marianas and the cordially received by the British Banshee jet Fighter Squadron Bonds? Invest, and help your "'Dame," the youngster re-
I first and second battles of the fighter pilots. The conducted tour 22 is commanded by Comdr. self and your country.AMERICANBRITISH sponded.
Philippine Sea. He too spent included inspection of the ship William Et: Fly *
the latter part of his Pacific and aircraft. "Are you homesick?" her aunt
\ duty with occupation forces in The ante room of the British asked a small girl away over-

Japan. Prior to joining VA15he night for the first time. .
tested the Navy's latest aircraft 7,000 To ParticipateIn "No," the child sobbed, "I'm
. at Patuxent River, Md. here sick."

\ All three of the new Lcdr's. April Atomic Test \
: will participate in the next Not all girls are interested in
>II- Mediterranean cruise i when Washington (AFPS)-Approximately s boys. Some are interested in

, VA-15 will become part of the 7,000 officers and men 1r men. .
will in atomic *
giant: American Sixth Fleet. participate an explosion
1"- test late this month, the Overheard in a department .L-
Argentina Gets US Cruiser Department of Defense has an store: "I want to buy a corset '
nounced. for my wife.
Philadelphia (AFPS) The The exercise is designed to pro "What bust?" came the reply.
cruiser USS Boise, famous fight- vide units and individuals with Y "Nothing, it just wore outl"/ 4
ing ship of WWII, has become a indoctrination training in opera 1 t
unit of the Argentina navy. The tions featuring employment of The sailor was pacing, the I
Boise was among six American atomic weapons, training in essential I. y floor} when the glad tidings arrived -
warships transferred to nations physical protective mea via telegram: "Wife gave ,
cooperating in the Western Hemisphere sures, and indoctrination training birth to a little girl this A. M. ;,
defense program. in the effects on equipmentof 4, y Both doing nicely" H( ,

atomic explosions. On the bottom of the telegram "" ,
Army participating will .
YER'GTK TU 7//F r D/D YOlMoYrELr / I include two battalion combat was a sticker: "When you want "; : .
: iDY, MALI UW 1NEMIL teams and supporting service a boy, call Western* Union. F,, .
troops from the 82nd Airborne, r;
First Armored, 31st Infantry and Wave: Did I ever show you ,$ <.
/ REFIDY 47th Infantry Divisions.The where I got tatoocd? *,. .'
Marine Corps will furnish Gob: (Checking for external t:.

PCTUREEv about 2,000 men from Camp Pen- __ marks) No. 1\-' I
dleton, Calif., and Camp Lejeune, <11' Wave: :Well I'll show you-It's ,:-. '" .
N. C. Two flight units totaling CONFAB-Comdr. William E. Fly, commanding located right around the. corner .
1 he about 500 men from Kirtland officer of Fighter Squadron 22, formerly of Carrier Air from here: .
AFB, Albuquerque, N. M., will Group 4 at Cecil Field, now based aboard the USS Tarawa, ex-
represent the Air Force. The plains the 20.MM: weapons of the Banshee to visiting British aviators She: "I'm afraid to go down .
Navy will have individual observers from Fury Squadron 898 aboard I1MS Theseus. Both squad- this dark street.
at the test. rons participated in the recent "Grand Slam" exercises. Left to SN: But I'm with you.
I right an: Lt. Peter Curry, RN; Comdr. Fly; Lcdr. Lawrence She: That's why I'm Afraid.
Son: "Why do dollars have Brander, RN; Lt. (jg) W. Blakney, VF-22 and Cadet Pilot Frank I .
eagles:( on thE'mtlt Barker, RN. The American and British fighter squadrons exchanged For that possible rainy day- ;
Father: "They're symbolic of visits and comments, cementing' good relations and enabling Buy U S. Defense Bonds. They'll 4
swift fligh." each to know the other better. he a soft; pillow to fall back on.



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VP-3, VA-J75 VF.J7Jfleport Lcdr. Mills Takes

Helm Of VA-45

Scouting Jacksonville Area SquadronsVP3 Lcdr Richard H. Mills tool
over the helm and became 'corn

I "' manding officer of VA-45 in a
gregation. D '1 1fo w." V change of command ceremony

Plane crews recently complete The most recent members of I held at Cecil Field last week as
two competitive exercises in.a the three-stripe bracket ace Coi' the former skipper, Comdr.
gunnery operation with highl; key Lathrop and William Lowe : George O. Wood left for Corpus
.;., effective results reported. Commanding who passed their airman test; Christi.
":, ', ,. officer, Comdr. Lou; earlier in the month. Commander Wood, who has
',' E. DeCamp, was well please. Education's roster lists the fol been with VA-45 since September -
"c,:t' : with the new P2V-5 aircraft ore lowing men who qualified for: 1950, will report to Corpus
> nance and gunnery equipment. advancement to the next higher; Christi prior to being further assigned -
The operation consisted of low rate since February: Ray Kola to the Advanced Air y-
altitude bombing, strafing, and kowski, AN, for AD3, Franl Training Command at Kingsville,
rocket launching. The entire set Kloss, ADAN Nick Bosico I Texas.
l. of nine crews participated ove ADAN Jake Schneider, AN, for: Before reporting to VA 45, 1
\ a' three-day period.welldeserved. AD3, George Andrews, AD3, Ro' Lcdr. Mills had during World .,
\ 0 War II flown in Bombing Squadron t
\ i A pat-on-the maine Van Rossum, ADAN, am"Clem"
\ the ordnance Six while they were aboardthe k
back. goes to gan; Churchwell, AOAN.
: which was kept constantly on USS Enterprise and later in s
Ned Blackmon, AK3, Jerry
Bombing Squadron 15 while on
and the
the arming rearming
Fowler, AK3, Andy Andriola,
the USS Essex. Since then he has
k' new P2V 5's for each flight. b
AN for AK3 Thomas Helgeland,
had tours of duty with the Advanced

: Wallace
Lt. Robert Q. was pro' AEAN,' Ray Gorman, AEAN, and Training Command and
moted to lieutenant commands
Van Goldsmith AMAN complete
aboard the USS
:': "' : last week. Cigars and handshake the list. Berring Straitas
the order of the day. Operations Officer.
:I' i',. Received last week for duty; I No less than five "boys ir His last assignment before com-
M were Ronald L. Broman, ALAN, white" returned from action or ing to VA-45 was as a representative
,'" from FAETULant, Norfolk, and the NAS Mess hall front, John of the Bureau of) Aeronautics
I Alfred C. May ADAN, from the Doherty, SA, George Evans, I _,01\\,:_. at the Air Force) Test Centerin
mech school at Memphis. At the'' ADAN, Stanley Chapman, CIIANGE-OF-COl\ll\IAND Mutual congratulations are exchanged Dayton, Ohio.
came time, Joseph R. Smith, AN, ADAN, Fred Wilson, SA, and by Lcdr. Dick II. Mills (left), who has just become commanding a. m
::::". and James D. Pitts, AE2, were Ronald Demers, SA, now on hand officer of VA-45 and Comdr. George O. Wood, former t
'I :: transferred to Memphis, Smitl for hangar duty.* skipper in ceremonies at Cecil Field last week. Commander Woods 801 Take E3Examinations '
s Christ! Texas.
on a returnable quota. leaves for duty at Corpus ,
: '; : A pair of 20-year men signet VA-175
,.i. dyer for six last week,-Russel VA-175 received a shot in the Joynt, AM2, who were promoted come mat is laid out, this time
J. Paul ATCAT) and Rober arm with the arrival of Allen to those rates in the recent ad- for Ted Boyd, ADC from VX-3:
L. Scott, AM2, making the big Nielsen, ADC; Oscar E. Toole, vancement in rating list. Lamard Schnabel, ADC, fror
step upon discharge AKl; Bob Schlief, AE3; Hal Al; Still at the sick bay for treat- NATTU, Pensacola; John Hole At
,,' imediately ger Jr., ADAN; Alan Comen,,, ment is John Snowe, AA, who chek, ADI; Bill Schmelzer, AN: CenterA
'J Wedding bells will ring for AKAA; a:id that virtuoso of the has the squadron's wishes for a David Hughey PNASA; Fred

t rJ .. Jerry Fowler, AK3, as he an hardwoods, Bob Stearns, AN. quick recovery.. Turk Little,, AD3.Worthy Jr.,. ATAN; and Hermai total of 801 men took the
nounced his approaching marri-I Congratulations are m order of test last Tuesday for advance-
congratulations are
;j"" age to a Jacksonville lass ; for Bill Jayne, ALC, and Issac VF-171 the 36 squadron members who ment to pay grade E-3, it was revealed -
.'..:!" demons, immediately following] i Finnell, ADC, who finished cor- Lcdr Helmuth E. Homer notified of their advance by the Education and Information -
,,<:, his. discharge in August. respondence courses. wishes to extend to all of VF.171's were of the office at the Naval Air
(+ ment in rate as a result <
!ttaL 0', In the education building activ New faces among the pilots) personnel, a "Well done recent service wide examina- Technical Training Center.A .
ities are humming at a rapid will include Ens. Albert McFall,, for their performances duringthe tions. total of 749 Airmen, 48 Sea
'f pace as Three's patrolmen ready Ens. Dick Bossert, Ens. John Col-) last rocket firing competi I men, 2 Dentalmen and 2 Fire-
themselves for the fleet wide examination leary and Ens. Eugene Wisen- tion. Although the scores which men competed for rates which
is for advancement in baker. were made on April 11, are not included Ship's Company personnel
rate in July. yet official, as it stands now Did You PickUp and students attached to the
The new shift of personnel in Deserving of) a "well done" are nine pilots received the much Center. 4,
'. the education office finds Nelson i Walt Frank AE1; Wally Miller, sought honor.Lt. The Personnel Accounting Machine
". Hurley, ADC, and Roland Dugan, AE1; Dick Sill, AK2, and John (jg) F. Taylor Brown re- This Man Installation normally usedat
AOC, piloting the whitehat ag recived a welcome addition to the Center to tabulate the various
his family on April ninth when school's weekly tests, was ..
,. Gene and Jo his wife presented him with a In Virginia? used to score the tests results of
baby daughter. which should be announced this
Once again the well worn wel- A letter has been received at week.
c :e Due Here the Marine Barracks from a mar The next advancement tests ;
f Plan New ConstructionAt who left some personal article;: for pay grade. E-3 will be held ",
in the car of a Navy man from June 10.Develop. "'
Boiler Lab .
23Gene Navy I
April Jacksonville. He is now attempt
Washington (AFPS)-A $3,500 ing to locate the man and re Better Navy Bean
000) expansion program at the trieve his possessions.His Ithaca, N. Y. (AFPS)- More
and Jo and Co., interna- Naval Boiler and Turbine Labo- letter reads: beans are on the way for the
tionally known disher-outers of ratory, Philadelphia Naval Ship- "Dear Sirs: I am requestingyour Armed Forces. A new type of
that old black magic who are yard, will enable full scale testing aid and/or advice in the "navy bean" has been developedafter -
making a barn-storming tour of of the largest marine boilers. recovery of property accidentlyleft nine years of research.
all the Military Bases over the The laboratory is the only facility in the automobile of naval Named the "Monroe" after Mon- ,
country, wil), be at the NATTCen- in the U. S. and probablyin personnel traveling to Jackson- roe County, the bean is pea size x r
ter Auditorium, Wednesday, Ap- the world capable of testing ville Naval Base on March 26, matures more rapidly than the
ril 23 beginning at 1930. fuilsize boilers for large naval', 1952. common varieties and yields 12
Gene and Jo were assistants to and other maritime vessels. "The person driving was percent more.
the great Howard Thurston and stocky, a little under six feet 1 .
VC-5 INSIGNIA Mystery in Construction is expected to begin white shirt
are a favorite among the men tall, wearing a ,
< surrounding VC-5 since commissioning the armed forces. This year being this spring.I blues without insignia visible
is stressed here with their tenth successive season) from the right side, and a billed
Death, and a buzzard com- playing exclusively with the white cap. He was probably in
.' panion, riding naval aviators' Armed Forces. Lost A Bonnet, his early thirties. Though he

f rt wings, silhouetted" against Heralded as one of the best was alone on this trip from
white "cloud. purveyors of legerdemain this Glove, Bicycle? New York, expecting to arrivein
F Gene and Jo add Jacksonville March 27, he
side of Suez,
A number of articles have said he frequently made the
r Billy Graham extra novelty to the of Mexican program ChI-by been found on the station and trip with his wife and little
carrying a group
are being held in the Pass
huahua dogs, the smallest breedof and I. D. Office, Building 9. girl.He driving 1952 (possi-
was a

i'. i: < Comes To Jax dogs moving It in is Known the and world.well for its This costumed varietyof is a Owners properly may identifying obtain them the lost by bly Oldsmobile'51)) black with, closed about, two-door 15,000 -r Jf-1;

; t April 20th style and is chock full of articles.These include: Blue tricycle, miles registered."My contact .with him began
I laughs, comedy for those who
green tricycle, large bicycle, at about 1300, March 26,
be tickled, magic for those
like to
small bicycle, child's blue bon- when he picked me up at
: <, Billy Graham, noted evangelist,, who like to be mystified.If net, tan leather fur lined Charlottesville, Va., and ended
'" will hold a one-day mass meeting you think your eye is quicker glove, pair cloth gloves, tire when he let me out in Lynch-
r and post-Easter rally at Jack- than their hands, come and be mounted on wire spoke wheel burg, Va., at about 1420. it kI
sonville's Gator Bowl Sunday afternoon fooled. It's sock entertainment ina and two Ford hub caps. "I left a lightweight, size I
r April 20, at 1500 under mysterious sort of way. 42grey gabardine topcoat, ; ci
the auspices of the Jacksonville with a rectangular patch show- j
: : d __
Ministerial Alliance. :4 : 8. ing a standard brand name at
The main committee on arrangements .- :J the small of the back inside.
) is headed by Mayor .;: There was no identificationand
Haydon Burns, representing civic nothing, as far as I know,
.. organizations; and Dr. Fred Tur- ,:yS, k a Z.yl in the pockets."If .
t ner of the First Methodist Church you can track it down or
and Dr. Homer Lindsay of the '*. advise me how it might be recovered i
First Baptist Church, representing I would be much oblig-
the Ministerial Alliance.A .
special delegations committee > '.,' ed."I was wearing a light grey, n
of which Odis Hinnant. man- double-breasted, flannel pinstripe -
; ager of the Jacksonville YMCA, suit at the time, and rQMISS
is chairman, includes carrying a small blue Univer
a Charles Dittmar of NAS, Chaplain i sity of Virginia bag.
Milton Kuolt of NA TTCm- $ :k Signed: William H. McLarinJ'If

ter, and Chaplain Kenneth John- /L; k anyone on the base recognizes -
son of ComFairJax.Dr. this man, he is requested to
Fred Turner emphasizesthat / : .. ontact the Marine Barracks, extension i
"The attention is not to be 385 or Mr. McLarin direct -
focused on the evangelist; but at 17 Elliewood Ave., Char-
4 -""
rather upon the tremendous expression ottesville, Va.
of the forces of righteousness \ t .
M< \ Doctor (after visiting ailing
; t: ; and an awakening of nan) "Frankly, Madam, I don'tlike Small exhibits the official bath- I
the sense of decency" and moral- ::> < the way your husband looksit ing suit that all contestants }
ity in America.
must wear in the first annual
.. ._.. I;", ., ._._ all.
Buses will be made availableto .
-' "-'" --" Wife: "I don't either, Doc. but Miss Universe Beauty Pageantto
units desiring to send groups FRAT BUDDIES l\IEET-Lt'dr. Arnold Downs (left) and Lt. ie's nice to the kids, be staged In Long Beach,
from the Naval Air. I beau-
I I Calif., June Many
Chaplain VF-174 six months on a Med
Hansen both of spent
(jg) Bobby
request to the Senior countries will .'
ties from foreign
by buying
brothers Help our government -
providing the afe in by cruise and did not find out that they were Fraternity .
, nnon on Friday. until' thfy returned home. They are rat brothers of Sigma Nu. U. S. Defense Bonds. be among the competitors.IIIIIII j'I




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Page Six SAX AIR NEWS 17 April 1952

Tennis Meet Set

At NATTCenterTennis JIIX 8tH news

enthusiasts at NATT
will welcome the news of the
coming tennis tournament which otts.
will start next Tuesday on the
NATTC courts.

Contests in both doubles and
( singles are on the agenda according .
to Special Services officer Lt.
Paul McCoy. Balls and rackets
will be supplied for all contest-
ants that netd them. The dead.
t line for entries is 1200 Monday. Warner Robins AFB Invades HAS


With John Charvat Friday For Two Game SeriesWarner I

1 Baseball is here again. Fans are probably a little bored Golfers Host .

with prognostications, but this is our annual chore, as we see Robins Air Force Base
Fliers after two men had scored. 'iD'j:
it. This corner takes TIME OUT to give views on possible To Cincinnati invades Field Friday the and regions Saturday of Mason for a A single run crossed in the .
contenders in both circuits.
pennant two game series with the Navy eighth.
., National: The New York Giants, despite the loss of Eddie Fliers, who will be in high gear Joe Angel went the distancefor

I Stanky, now managing the rival St. Louis Cardinals, Monte SquadTodayIdle to ice do foe battle of the with their first serv- hits,the walking Sea Birds one allowing and fanning nine
Irvin, out with an injured ankle, and Willie Mays, for whoma April 22 the Fliers host Rollins three while Gene Clifford started
draft call is imminent, appear to be the team to beat in the for two weeks Jax Navy's College and yesterday they were for the Fliers and went eight ., .___
National League. golfers resume activities on the on the road with the same club innings, being touched for' 11 hits
local greens as they enter- the outcome of the not and two walks.
With front line hurlers like 23-game winners Sal Maglie game the Beach
tain a highly-touted Cincinnati available at press time. The following day at
and Larry Jansen and 17-game winner Jim Hearn on hand I' University squad this afternoon. In five games played last week Park the hosts rapped McCaffreyfor

i. for duty the miracle club of 1951 will be a tough nut to The season's record stands at the Navymen took it on the chin 12 hits and an 8.5 win as the I
: 7-2 the of Florida and three, times while Fliers could gather no more than
crack all season. .The Giants in a tight fit. away .
and double off the
the Georgia Bulldogs claiming with the remaining pair the two four singles a
: booming bats authored by Roy Campanella combined efforts of Mills and
Brooklyn's wins over the Fliers and with wins coming over the St. Augus-
Pee Wee Reese, Gil Hodges and Jackie Robinson will)) keep the a busy week ahead of them the tine Saints. Herman. .
Dodgers in contention throughout. With the loss of ace Don Navy squad will have a chanceto Previously the Fliers had fall Down St. AugustineNo
finish with a fine season. en before the Jacksonville Beach less than 22 walks were issued -
Newcomb, recently inducted into the Army, manager ChuckDressen's Saturday Rollins College Invades Sea Birds, who along with the. the Navy Friday as they

...... charges are short a 20-game winner. .The Dodgers the NAS domain and a Saints are members of the Flori- shellacked the St. Augustirfe
second. week from today the two squads da State League, and Monday the' Saints in their own Park 23-12,

St. Louis could sUl1>rise. But Stanky will have to find play a return match at Winter Fitzgerald Pioneers copped a 6-1 the locals counting seven timesin
decision in a seven inning affair the seventh and 11 in the ninth
Park. A second meeting with
I. help in his rookies to with Harry Bracheen Gerry Staley -\
go Florida State University is slated at the Georgians' park. for the decision. '
i and Cliff Chambers. Stan "The Man" Musial], heads'the for April 26 and the followingday Pioneers Win 6-1 Returning to Mason Field on,,
Cardinals' plate power that seeks to regain the throne they the Fliers return for a dual Leading 1-0 after five inningsof Saturday Navy pushed across
relinquished six years ago The No. 3 spot for the Stanky encounter with Fort Benning. play the Fliers couldn't curb a four runs in the first and threein
second coast to 7-2
the to
Several members of the local six run uprising in the sixth as a
men. *
the Pioneers sent 10 men to the win. The Saints' pitching staff
squad competed in the Florida
Be A Threat
Phillies Could
Amateur tourney earlier in the plate for four hits, three walks was again generous with four
With Curt Simmons' return from the service the Phil- month. and an error. ball tickets. .

adelphia Phillies have a strong mound staff, including Robin 1 John McCaffrey held the win- Player Fitzgerald An(6)B II PO A ..
to scratch single before 10041 't
ners a Rldgeway 2b
Roberts, Bubba Church, Russ :Meyer and freshman Steve Cindermen Bow the fatal frame but the Pioneers Fantasia rt 30010 I '.
Ridzik, but the big problem for the Phils is whether or not solved his offerings and proceeded Nlchtlnsr.Cordero. lb cf 4 3 0030 1170

Eddie Waitkus, Granny Hammer, Del Ennis and'Jim Kon- to rap out the verdict. Chadwl h. c 3 1 1 4 0 ,

stanty can come back after poor seasons. .Philadelphia to To Miami U.. Navy's lone tally came in the Davis.el'b.ssVancanll. i 1 1 1 1 I 2O }
; fifth when Lennie Faustyn '
If 1 0 0 0 0 -
hold the first division.
up thored a four-master over the left Avenger (a) 1 1 1 0 '0
Winding up the senior circuit will be Boston, Cincin- Twice field wall. The Fliers collected Verault.Ferrl p 1 0001
-' natti, Pittsburg and Chicago in that order. .Too many old Top JJC four more hits in the inning, but ('o'C. p p 00000T.tals
timely defensive moves by the foe SI 6 III t
folks and untested rookies to pose any major threat. After sweeping their first two cut any scoring threat. Tax--Navy "It)

American: Over in the American League the Yankeeswill formal meets with Jacksonville Scoring five runs in a big third Player An tt )s PO ANeely. c

make it another all-New York World Series as Casey I. Junior College, Jax Navy track- inning the Jacksonville Beach ('oulIbUn.. 2b 3b 4 3 0 0032 l' 0 OHetheox.
Stengel's champions get the nod for the junior circuit title. i men-found the going much hard- : nine went on to defeat a defense' : It 3 0 1 0 0 ..tJ,
der when they met a polished I less Navy squad 10-5 in the se- St..n.nk'h, cf 2 0 0 2 0 -" r I
Despite the loss of Joe DiMaggio and Gerry Coleman the University of Miami cinder squad ries opener Wednesday. Sh Allen uc ken 5s, rf 2 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 '.1'..,;>

Yanks have too much balance in every department. Coleman. and went down, 98-33, at Coral Drop Two to Sea Birds Faustyn. c J 1 I I A -. ,' ,
Gables last Saturday. The locals counted their first Brock, lb .
. reports to the Marine Corps May 2. runs in the third when Dick Allen MrCartrey, p' :I 0 1 1 0 !
The Fliers unable to '
" were gar-
21 1 C 11 4
7.1.1. .:7Jax '
Allie (double no-hitter) Reynolds] Vic Raschi and Ed ner more than one first place as drove home a brace, a ninth- Navy 000 010 0 1 '.
- Lopat insure the world champions of top notch mound work Gene Fields romped across the inning rally falling short for the l'Iu.el'al 000 006 x C >,

and with veterans Johnny Mize and Phil Rizzuto along with tape in 4:42.9: in the mile run.

Mickey :Mantle: Gil McDougald, Bob Cerv and Jackie Jensento Flier Jim Boyd also split first Smashes
place points with Jack Cooper of Cunningham WayTo j
supply the hitting punch you've got to rate the Yanks Miami in the high jump at 5-11. '

top..New York in a thrilling finish. Two University of'Miami track;

Take three 20-game winners, put them on the same records went by the boards but All Navy Mitt Finals

club, and what have you got? The Cleveland Indians. This Hurricane men claimed them. \, .
combination the Indians in the until the final Earl Welbaum came through Sharp-punching Jacky Cunningham -
kept race gun with a record-breaking spurt in ship in the South Central confab
last season and should they develop some plate potential to the 880-yard run with a time of continued fistic ladder to push by capturingthe his way the Leathernecks capturing 7 of
combine with the offerings of Bob Feller, Early Wynn and 1:59.25: and then anchored the relay up 132-pound crown in the South the 10 titles. By an odd coinci'I

. Mike Garcia, the Indians could upset the Yanks. .Cleveland team that beat out a mile run Central Boxing Eliminations at dence, the entire team making q.
" in 3:31: the trip to Diego is comprised of ,; I
a threatening second. Green Cove last Thursday.
The Navy cindermen will tra- Marines. :..'
Chicago's amazing White Sox, a fourth place finisher vel to Lawrence Kansas this Cunningham, lone Jax Navy Decisions Toran '
member of the
last ;year, receive the nod to advance a berth as the charges weekend to participate in the finalist 10-man,South will be Central"team a which Cunningham a consistent Golden -

;;. of Paul Richards look for a pennant they sampled 41 days in Kansas be the site relays.of another Fort Jackson invitationalmeet will will compete in the all-Navy finals the Gloves 1950 winner Springfield since Ill.fightingin bouts, .<,-
\ at San Diego April 21, with
1951. May 3, in which the Fliers took a unanimous decision from
White Sox Have Dash, Speed will compete. the winners traveling to Kansas John Toran NAS Corpus Christi, .?
City in mid-June to vie for Olym-
to win the lightweight title. "
r' Boasting the top leg men in the circuit Orestes Minoso, One Navy-Miami mile run Summaries: Won by:Gene FieldsJ pic berths. The team will repre- Hightlighting the evening'scard

Jim Busby, Chico Carrasquel and rookies Hector Rodriquez (( >; third.O'Nell Time(M)4 Minutes second;42.9 BalderanoM seconds. sent the 6th and 8th Naval Dis- was the 148-pound welter-

and Don Nichols, the Windy City entry needs help on the 440 yard dash: Won by Ellis (1M): tricts.The Sixth Naval District team weight clash between Rudolph .',
I Schickel (M) second; White (J) third: Gwin, Cherry Point's 6th ND
mound with southpaw Billy Pierce, Saul Rogovin and Ken Time 53 seconds. composed mainly of Cherry Point contender and the 8th Naval Dis .
_ Colcombe carrying the load. .The Chisox an easy third. (Ml High)I tied jump for;first.Boyd Footer(J) and(J)Cooper third. Marines won the team champion- trict's John Pannell.NAS, Corpus "11

The Boston Red Sox appear to be an unstable fourth. Height: 5 feet 11 Inches. Christi, in which the Leather
110 yard dash: Won by Russell (M)
his foe
neck battered with
.... With Ted Williams gone, the Bosox will be hard pressed. Vaechfo (M) second: Worrell (M) a ser-
third. Time 1-.1 seconds. ies of hooks and jabs for a KO at
' A group of youngsters have been called in to fill the gaps Javelin throw Won by Bartolovlch 1:46: of the first. .
but if Walt Dropo and Vern Stephens. play up to par manager :third.(M): Adams Dlstace 180(M)feet.second) Zeph (M) Sixth ND Victorious

y Lou Boudreau have less worries. .Boston a shaky Shot put Won by Galloway (M);: k. The opening bout of the evening
t will Wright (IJ) second; Sauls (M) third. found the 8th Naval
Distance 41 feet 9V, Inches. trict squad taking the Dist
fourth.The 120 yard high hurdles: Won by Mason -
second division of the American League should find (M): White (J) second; Pemberton A:! its three wins as Nick Lara
(J) third Time 16.5 seconds. y Ed Kendrick in the
in order, Detroit, St. Louis, Philadelphia and Washington. 880 yard run Won by Welbaum ., 112-pound
Not enough Fellers and Fains to pass around. (Mi); Oilman l (M) second; Hawkins flyweight scrap. -
(J) third Time 1 minute 99.23 seconds. Jack Edwards pounded David
That' the way it looks from this corner. Everybody Vaechfo 220 yard dash: Won by Russell (M): Bailey in a light middleweight -
(M second; Worrell (M) .
picks 'em before the season starts, doesn't 'cost a thing, soit'll third. Time 32.6 seconds. r bout for the second 8th District ,.
to be action 2 mile run: Won by O'Nell (M); crown and Billy Trice was declared 1
be interesting to watch what promises an Fields (J) second: Baldassare (M) the featherweight champ
'in the majors. Here in order are the picks. 'I third. Time 10 minutes 29 seconds. ,
packed season Pole vault; Won by Relchert (M ; by default as the 6th Naval Dis-
NATIONALNew Cutcher (J) second; Hampton (Jj) trict representative was medically \: J
AMERICAN v third. Height 12 t.t.IOJ disqualified with a broken ...'. .
York New York :( )t Stone low (hurdles J) second: Won; White by Ma.(J) hand. Z"
Cleveland] Brooklyn third. Time 26 seconds. Completing the sweep for the > .i' i
Discus throw: Won by McColllsterM '
6th Naval District Harold Mul'V'
'Chicago St. Louis :thir.l.(: ()' irK"c'I37: .; Sawyer- (M) lins downed Angel Pawid in a &??< ; Boston Philadelphia jump: Won by Galloway.(M1') bantamweight clash, Tommy -v l
Detroit Boston third.w'.1: .Distance*M> second 20 feet: 6 Alexander Inches.One (M) Ocera, a Brooklyn product ..: .'
St. Louis' Cincinnatti mile Relay: Won bY Miami; cisioned James Poe for the light
ohkkel. Reiser, Kllle.' Welbaum. welterweight crown Edward "
Philadelphia Pittsburg rime, 3 minute 31 seconds. Kenneth took the nod in a middleweight ,
j. Washington Chicago I I bout with Joseph

(Editor's Note: The prognostications offered above are Larry and Harry Jones football Moore Pete Gay bested 178-
those of the writer and not necessarily those of the Jax: Air playing twins of the University pounder Charles Fuller and Rich-
of Kentucky wear the numbers ard Bowman was defeated by
" News staff. Besides, we can't see anything but, Cleveland In 1A" and "IB" on their """"" James Vines for the heavyweightr' ,
the American and Brooklyn the National.) jerseys. Jaeky Cunningham title.

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Lpnl 1952 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven>s

r ,!Last Six One In dOigp; ls Officially Open Fridays I

I The summer season really 'gets underway tomorrow when all .y'.
six outdoor swimming pools at NAS Jacksonville officially open. :

'. The pools have all been repainted -
Enlisted bring friends
men may
and await the final
oper- also. It is requested that men who
: :' ation of adding the chlorinated have contagious skin infections

water. limit their swimming to the
Two of these pools are located Ocean.

behind the Mainside Recreation Shower facilities are availableat
bi a t xS' 2 +r Mainside for all hands.
: yy .r '
ra es
' A ,y.iY. Building, one beside the Junior
Officers Bachelor's Quarters, an- the Pools are for exercise of
other behind the Chiefs Quarters.The swimming not for cleaning pur
officers' pool at the O Club poses. If ,you bring soap' leave it
':. Lftr sports another and NATTC has m the shower room. Suds should
) '. one resting in the recreationarea not be raised in the chlorinated ,

west of Allegheny. water.It .
is also pointed out that

Guards will be on hand at ev- there will be no running jump

ery !pool. They will have final au- ing, or ropeskipping.The .
thority at these pools and their Mainside pools are the
._" instructions must be obeyed, officials only pools on the station with a
point out It must be un- water level shallow enough for
derstood their only reason for young children to swim in.

issuing instructions is for the These are your pools and you
swimmer's safety. Too many should make use of them. With
POOLS OPEN TOMORROWThe times in the past carelessness has warm days coming, personnelwill
scene (top) will be a familiar ended in someone getting hurt have many opportunities offered .

one aboard the station needlessly. very few inst.allationssixpools ,. 1
when Guards are stationed at the all within walking dis
all six outdoor pools officially
pools for the protection of all tance.
open tomorrow. The swimmers and not to baby sit, it I I
crowd above is frolicking: at the is emphasized. Quite often children -

Mainside pool. A qualified crew are saddled to the guard on 1 16 Teams Vie
while the mother father
of life guards will be on handat duty or
wanders off on some other er
all pools for protection and : "'+cF'' ,K rand.

to enforce regulations. Lifeguards : In intramural

are, front row, left to The diving boards will be in

7 right: Milt Segas, Gene Bar. excellent shape. They will be official Links PlayThe
collegiate boards and should
bush, Gil \Vhitaker, Mary Dimiek
have the aerial artists cartwheeling '
Alfred Brady, Bill Mc- tt ll i>17 and somersaulting in fine lid was pried open on the
f Namara and Jack Donaghy. .c fashion. 1952 intra-mural golf campaignas

Back row: Mike Norman, Bob Water in the pools is constantly 16 teams divided in two lea

Hertz, Warren Insult, Don McDermott being changed with chlorine gues, began play last week on
being added regularly to keep the the local fairways.
Allen and
Campbell water purified. II While there are 15 squads competing .

Gene BalLTennis .... .. There will be no smoking at five of them are combined
---- ------- --- -------- -- '-----------
any of the pools, according to of- with as many as three activities
Combine ficials. There are good reasons represented. American
for this. Cigarette butts getting league teams play on Tuesdaysand
: into the water make it very un- the National league on Wed-
Adds Collegians NATTC Softball League pleasant for the next swimmer nesday.

especially if he happens to get Play this season was not divided
'; one in his mouth while churning into station and fleet teams
>ri i- To Victim List Starts With 12 Outfits j around the pools. in order to balance the com

< I petition and gain closer play

!'': The Jax: Navy tennis squad Intramural play iq the NATTC I WAVES may bring female through the season. In the past
. ,LL i& continued riding the winning softball league commenced action' Well Balanced League guests to their pools and officers I the station teams have been considerably
'," : horse by trouncing Bolles Military last Monday, with 12 teams fight- Teams entered in the league include may bring friends as can chiefs. stronger and the de.
4 Academy, 8-1, early in the ing for the title. sire to participate among the
'(,,' week and then bested Concordia : ANP) Students, ANP( ) fleet representatives was lacking

;. Seminary Saturday 6-1, at the The schedule is arranged so Ships Company, AO School, Spe HAS Intramural .
that three
Boone Park courts. games per eveningare Trophies To Be Won
cial Services and First Lieuteni
played each team having a i I
'f The Fliers victory string now "home' field" on which it plays ants combined, AO Ships Com- Competition is divided so that
A stands at six wins in seven starts half of its games. pany, Personnel Marines, Dispensary Opening Delayed each team in a league meets once
the only loss coming at the handsof AK School, Supply, AE for a nine-hole round robin
{" the University of Florida early] There will'be two rounds, with I match eight men comprising a
School and A/C Maintenance.In .
.:', in the season. each team playing every other Until April 22The squad.
team for a total of 11 games to first night's action ANP( )
: .r, Leon Wilson, first seeded close Chairman of the Golf Tournament
each round. First session play Ships Company dropped a
.. singles man for the Fliers, stop- ends May 13 when the half-way one to Special Services -First NAS intra-mural softball Committee, Comdr. Jerry
ped Jerry Teeguarden, Bolles winners will be crowned. Lieutenant, 7-6; ANP) Students opening was postponed until Morrison, declared that ten individual
coach, with two swift sets, 6.1. smashed out a 17-2 win over AO Tuesday, April 22, because of in trophies will be awarded
\, 6-0, for the initial victory. Ships Company and AO Studentswon completed work on the six diamonds to the winners in each league
.t" to be used the and that golfers will be
during varsity
Dave Lewis smashed his
way by forfeit, 2-0. from Person
to the second Flier victory 6-2, Waves nel. month long campaign. eligible for play
t 6-3 Originally scheduled to start Opening round matches found
\ as teammate Ben Sobieraj, AE Wins Two
.t after losing his first set to Dud last Monday, competition in the NATTC downing ComFair Jax,
4 ,. Johnston, 1-6, came through in City LoopOpening Last Tuesday saw the remain- two leagues will now be drawn 9-3; Supply drubbing the combined
: typical fashion, 6.2. 6-4. ing six clubs play with the Marines out until May 21 as 23 teams vie VC-5-VJ-2-Fasron 51
.' being clipped in their opener for points in the Iron Man Tro- team 10-2; VF-11 edging MAD

Jack Webb of the Fliers out- 12-7 by Supply while the phy chase. (NATTC), e'i-SVi, and the com
Medics suffered at the hands of The schedule for Tuesday and bination of Medical-Administra-
9-7 in his
Roy Lang, first
School 75. A/C Main-
AE men,
Wednesday reads: tion and ComNab 6 downing another
and quickly collected his second With an eye towards the City tenance humbled the AK men, of
threesome O&R-Special
\ set, 6-2, while Flier Len Curtis League championship, the Waves 19-4, to climax the night's work. Field Tuesday '1' Services and Marine Barracks,
/ the VF-173
.J./ copped from Allen
., after first point softball squad is steadily improving The Medics edged the Person- Saratoga VF-171 vi 10-2, in the American circuit.
/ Quay a set loss of 3-6, Yorktown VF-174 vt ComFair Jax:
1<.1\;l 6-4, 62. Bob Chartrand made it with a bustle of activity on nel men, 9-7, Wednesday as the Albemarle HAW-1" VH-f5 First Week Play CloseIn
all Navy in singles with two the diamond in everyday practice Marines lost their second contest Wilght VJ-2 VI VA-175 the National League NATTC
Ranger Fasron-109 VI FAETULant
quick wins 6-1., 6-2 over Tom sessions. by a margin 12-2, to A/C Main- Hospital Fasron-6 VP-861 Administration dropped an 8-4
Mickler. The Waves clashed with Massey tenance. The student electricians Wednesday match to NARTU; Hospital edged

". In doubles Wilson and Sobieraj Motors last week in the firstGirls' scooped up their second win witha Saratoga Commissary u OAR Air Group 17 7-5, and Fasron
; : kept their undefeated record by City Softball League prac- 13-6 rout of the storekeeper Albemarle Yorktown NARTU Comra.t Photo Hospital Lab 109 scuttled the combination of
"; droppiing Teaguarden and Lang, I tice game at Lackawanna Park. strikers, to wind up the week'sp1ay. Ranger 3 at Lt. \f Dispensary Operations-Public Works-Communications .
6-0, while Chartrand and Thomp- Massey Motors scored a 6-0 win Hospital Supply v* Operation 9-3. A scheduled

kins went down, 4-6, 6-0, 86. I over the local aggregation-, butCoach match between Fasron Six and
... Just two sets were needed to "Tex" Goodson anticipatesa the Fleet Air Wing ll-VP-861
prove Fliers Dave Lewis and strong and capable team when duo. was cancelled.
Jack Webb over Dud Johnstonand the season actually gets under- Each eight-man squad is divided

:Mike Tirny.6-0, 75. into twosomes in order to
way.Reflecting on events of the allow four men off the tee at a
f In the 6-1 drubbing the Fliers practice fray, Goodson pointedout time and a possible 12 points can
handed Concordia Seminary last that the girls showed a lot of be scored by a single contingent.
Saturday, the only losers were I spirit. Handicaps are given to rate the
Jack Webb and Dave Lewis in I Plans are underway for another teams members from 1-8 and US-
the No. 1 doubles match. I practice game which will be GA rules apply.A .
Another scalp went into Wil- held on the station sometime this playoff of both league win
J .,'"I.. son's belt when he defeated Roland week, according to Coach Good- ners will be held over the full
". Bass, 6-0, 6-2, as Ben 18[ holes to determine the station -
Sobieraj pummeled Paul Schu- son.The champion the latter part of
following Waves were giv-
macher 7-5, 6-2. the week in
Mav or first June.
Salvaging respect Webb drop en berths on the squad in an an- The
ped Garth Ludwig, 6.1. 6-1, while nouncement by the coach Tues- America lea-
Lewis had littel trouble taking day, Jackie Barnes, Joyce Eitt- T,.... Folnlt.
', another from Norman Schultz, ner, Mary Bixiones, Eva Buen- Adni.-ComNab 10
Supply 10
6-2, 6-4, in the No. 4 slot, Char- ger Emily Casey, Mickey Mc- NA'TTC (Training) 9W.
.. .:,. trand made it a roundhouse in Quaig Millie Moyer Trudy Par- MAD II
\ ascandola Dorthia Randolph, (NATTC) 5
.. 2 singles with his win over Bob k ComFalrJax'
Huebner, 6-1, 6-1. Ruth Richardson, Penny Roll- VC-5,-VJ-2.-Fatron-51 2
The doubles combine of Len wits, Kay Shorb, Margaret Stevens OAR.: -Marine Bk..-S. S. 2

Curtis and Jay Thompson postedthe Kay Traurig and Joann I __N.-___<<,,r,,,,.- .'"' ''...._...,_ _.. ,.."'.... .. .._,, Tea. LM.. 1'."&.
only doubles win for Navy Vindiscn. I Fairon 109 9
over collegians: Hass and Ludwig Goodson emphasized the fact INTRAMURAL TUSSLE-NATTCenter'i softball league play NARTU 8
6-3. 8-6. that prospective members are got underway last week with 12 teams in the fold. Carl Mucker- Hocpltal Air Group TT 1 5

The Fliers are slated for action'tonight welcome and urged to attend head of Medical is about to tie into one, above, while Moody asdOpperrtlon.P.: J
against the University of practice. No position is perma-. Hoggins of Personnel awaits the pitcher's toss. Medical. took this Fairon Six .-Comm.
) at Boone Park. nent. fray 97. FAW.ll.-V1'.8&l 9

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(Items offering for sale articles $; .
of property such as washing ma- : y i"" j

chines, automobiles, furniture, ra-
dios, clothing and the like are
prohibited by Defense Depart
ment regulations. These columns
\ will, however, list such services

.. as available housing, rides want-
ed, lost and found articles, and
7 1 other similar notices). TRRFFK:

a FOR RENT .mp vioumo

Furn. 3rm. apt. $65 mo. 7362
per ,, i--
't' 103rd St. Pauline Berrien. Ph. : ,
2-7832. Jt : Listed below are the traffic

Furn. 3-rm. apt., 4502 IrvingtonSt. court penalties awarded at this
+ Mrs. Carney. Ph. 8-6763. slation for the period of April 3

Furn. 4-rm. apt.; 3873 HerschelSt. __ _______ ___ _____ _____u______ to April 10.Multiple .
Mrs. Kay, Ph. 2-2838. DETERMINE QUALIFICATIONS-The Board of U. S. Civil Service Examiners is called upon Offenses: C. A. Strong "

If Furn. 3-rm. apt., 852 St. Clair St. time and time again to render decisions in borderline cases In connection with qualifications in vari- FA, Speeding, driving without :::;,;."
i Mrs. Breese. Ph. 8-3992. ous Civil Service positions in this area. The Board (above) takes time out during a session. From operator's license10 days loss
1 Furn. 3-rm. bungalow, $35 per left to right Board members are: J. Frank Nettles! Harry E. Jarrard, Leonard B. Eubanks (recorder of driving privilege.
t mo. Opposite NAS. See Mrs. ), Jerome F. Porwoll, Theodore Fritch, Jr., Arthur \V. Allen, Edward J. Megonigal, and Alfred J. H. Calhoun-speeding: sta.tion .
I:. Schultz, 703 Plainfield Ave. Szarmanski. Absent from the photo is senior member John W. Carson. permit void-Referred to De-
Furn. 5-rm. bungalow on St. partment Head concerned.P. .
Johns River. Mr. Gilmour. Ph. Myriad Of Duties qualified artisans in each tradeto E. DeRemer, AA-speeding;
112-83145. determine the actual job eligi- faulty equipment- 15 days loss

\ Furn. 2-bedrm. house, near Camp bility of persons filing in the .of driving privilege.
Blanding on Kingsley Lake. 10-Man Examining Board Executes many examinations announced by J. V. Mack,-improper parking.
Ph. 8-3326. Mrs. H. C. Bence. the Board. .. Second offense-referred to Department .
Furn. Single & Dble. rms., 1447 However, the Board itself i is Head concerned.
'j', Avondale Ave. Mrs. Lee Civil Service Rules RegulationsCalled so composed* as to have represen- Miscellaneous O f fen s e sr: W.
Schultz. Ph. 2-5930. tation' from both the mechanical Crewsimproper parking-rre;

J Furn. 3-rms., Mrs. C. S. Ballen- upon to perform various duties in connection with the and clerical fields in order that ferred to Department Head con- "

\ tine. Ph. 8-1760 execution of rules and regulations of the Civil Service 'Act is the they can properly evaluate all cerned.L. .
.I Furn. 2 rms., 2135 Riverside Ave. Board of U. S. Civil Service Examiners for Naval Air Staton, Jack problems arising in connectionwith Morse, ANspeeding20days
Miss Pauline Usry. Ph. 8-8414. sonville. the Civil Service Act. loss of driving privilege.
!. _. .
rn2601 Park St. C. Weaver
Furn. Single AD3-improper
Under the direct and sole con-
S.: t-Houston.: Ph.: 8-.2776.-- trol of the Regional Director of Commission and to the Navy Department The Senior Member of the parking-CO for action.W. .
'" Furn. Single and Dbl. rms. Mr. r the Fifth U. S. Civil Service Re- in connection with their Board, s John W. Carson is also T. Pellow, ATA1,-- insurance

.\ .. Gainer. Ph. 8-3670 after 1800. gion, the Board: acts in all civil duties. the assistant Industrial Relations expired5 days loss of
(, FOR SALE service matters for all Federal While assignment to the Boardis Officer and with the Recorder, driving privilege.

5-rm. house, GI equity for $825. Agencies in the Jacksonville not a full time job, and since Leonard B. Eubanks, who is the J. A Godfrey-improper park'I
Employment Superintendent, actually ingreferred to Department
the Board only meets other
.2955 Wickwire every .
$38.64 per mo. directs the work of the em- Uead concerned.
St. F. H. Hodella. Ph. ext. 388 area.Membership on the Board is fora week, there are a number of em- ployees in the Employment Unit '
ployees in the Employment Unitof
463. period of four members
or years
in carrying on the various func-
"" 6-rm. house, 2 baths, 2821 Grand being selected by the Commanding the Industrial Relations Office tions of the Board. Comdr. Wil- Varsity Softball
Ave. Mrs. Jesse Scott. Ph. 8- Officer and approved by the who are responsible to the Board liam F. Lyons, Industrial Medi- .
and who are required to performthe
9152. Civil Service Commission.It .
cal Officer, is the Medical Member
GI equity in 3 bedrm. home, is the responsibilty of the varied functions of the of the Board and determine Squad Enters
Southside. H. L. Knight. Ph. 9- Board to recruit workers and to Board. eligibility of applicants insofar as
M 83182. construct and conduct tests to Receiving and processing appli- the physical requirements of the
MISCELLANEOUSWanted maintain an eligible list for fill. cations in the examinations announced various positions are concerned. City CompetitionVarsity
ing the many positions in the ,.by the Board is a tme Members of the Board also include
1 or 2 women riders to
clerical and mechanical categories consuming job in itself and re-
J. Frank Nettles (Public
help drive to Los Angeles, Softball had its official
to the Federal Agenciesin quires considerable manhours to
common Works) Harry E. Jarrard (O&R
Calif. Leaving approx. May 3. opening for the 1952 season last
Miss Farrow, Ph. 2-5337 after this area. accomplish.eligible applicants Maintaining for the registersof vari- ); Jerome F. Porwoll (O&R): night as the Navy Fliers met a
Theodore Fritch, Jr., (Adminis-
1700. strong McDuff Hardware nine on
-. Wanted 2 riders to Chicago, leav- In addition, they must invest!, ous jobs and positions prevalentin tration); Arthur W. Allen (Sup- the Lackawanna diamond. Final
gate and verify experience and our Federal establishments requires ply) Edward J. Megonigal Public
; ( -
ing 0001 July 1. Contact John results were not available at
... the services of
claims made many em-
qualifications by ap- Works); and Alfred Szarmanski -
time.Entered .
Ladd, Ph. ext. 589. Must be press
ployees and because of various
plicants and must also pass on (Supply).
able to drive. in the 18 team Men'sCity
audits by the Board and the Com-
the eligibility such applicants : To handle matters under the
Ride wanted from South Jack- Recreation Softball Leaguethe
insofar as citizenship, character, mission must be administered jurisdiction of the Board at the
Fliers alternate
sonville (St. Nicholas Center) with a
without errors. Errors in such gameon
suitability for government em- U. S. Naval Auxiliary Air Station,
to NAS. Ph. 8311. Mrs. Yvonne Wednesday night and follow
registers could the differ-
ployment, age and many similar mean Glynco in New Brunswick, Georgia
Davis. the; next week with action on '
I > eligibility factors are concerned. ence between employment and the Board has the servicesof Monday and Friday. .
They must also determine and non-employment for an eligible a detached member, Robert M. .
250,000 Soldiers Marines establish claims to the many applicant and would cause con- Goeke.

I f Rotated Since April 1951;) forms of veteran preference allowed I. siderable embarrassment to all i sent Last his season charges coach to Matt third Fedak
a place
(AFPS-Since applicants on the basis of concerned. One of the Navy's youngest finish in
Washington ) the I. city competition and
start of the Korean rotation pro military service. branches, the Amphibious Force, then proceeded to cop the Duval
!" gram in April 1951, the Army In connection with promotionsand Too, because of the various jobs recently observed its tenth birth- County championship.
has rotated approximately 225- reassignments it is the responsibility found in the Federal Agencies in dya. Ceremonies were held at the City play will through
000 officers and enlisted men, the of the Board to determine this area, it requires a staff of Little Creek Naval Base Va., August, but Fedak carry indicated he
Defense Department announces. the eligibility of such Qualifications and Rating Exam where more than 200.000 'men would fill his schedule with
service -
The Marine Corps has rotated persons being considered and iners assisted by panels of well were trained during WWII. games on a home-and-home

approximately 25,000 officers and have the authority to approve or basis.
enlisted men in the same pro- disapprove such actions in accordance FOR LOVE OF MUSIC AND CHILDREN .

gram. with the rules and reg Already contacted for gamesare

Present monthly quotas run at ulations. First Children's Choir Moody AFB and Patrick AFB
about 23,800 rotatees for the the home encounters slated for
Army and 2,800 for the Marine In filling vacancies existing the Varsity diamond on June 19(

.. Corps.Rotation. from promotions, separations, Heard Here Thanks To Wave AirmanStation's and May 13 respectively. .
t" figures do not include transfers, or reassignments, they .Receiving the starting nod for
sick and wounded. The certify from lists maintainednames the Fliers were Art Tredinnick
Navy rotates personnel in terms of persons who meet the Among varied singers found in shortstop'; Louis lozzino, third
first all children'schoir
\" of ships at approximately eight requirements to fill such posi- all corners of the world, there is under the Navy direction of base; Cliff Pickett leftfield; Gene
month intervals, except in the tions. After selection of persons probably no other group that can Horton, first base; Rolleyn Trot-
WAVE Jean Maas, AN.
7 case of smaller ships where from such lists, they must audit capture its listeners with such Forty seven silver-toned voices ter, right field; Charles Wheeler,
crews are rotated as individuals. the certificates to assure that the genuine sincerity as does a child- second base; Quinton McElyea.
the youthful choir which
ren's choir. compose
The Air Force, while not re- proper procedures were followed will make in the future catcher; John Adams, centerfield,
leasing specific rotation figures, In selecting persons for appoint This was evident to those who at the appearances Protestant Chapel. and Al Gonyea, pitcher.
sends men home from Korea after ment. In addition to these many attended the Easter services in Mound duties will be shared i
a specified tour of duty of 12 duties also to the Protestant Chapel last Sun
5 they are required Following her two primary by> Gonye-a,'Woodrow Perry and
months. make reports to the Civil Service day and witnessed the Naval Airy loves, music and children, Jean Bill Headrick and an additional

_____.._____ __ ___mm.m......__........................ ,. started the junior choir last Oc- three men will add defensive insurance -

..:.:.:j. }) tober with 12 members, who .
.'" : were under the auspices of the
Sunday School. Middies Don Field Dress
During Christmas services of
Annapolis Md. (
1951, the young group sang in the
"': U. S. Naval Academy Brigade of
Protestant Chapel'and later for
midshipmen has
,.. the patients at the Naval Hos resumed its
flt w weekly full dress parades, Vice
c w
d d a pital. Kitty Dittmar, daughter of :"'!IIIII
Harry W. Hill
Capt. Charles A. Dittmar senior Superin- ti
r ,.
tendent has
chaplain, is the accompanist. announced. T h e t
Middies paraded in their traditional -
full dress uniform last year :
Enthusiastically happy over for the first time since
her self-created job, Jean said, early in
WWII in honor
of President Vincent -
"We for childrento
v are eager more
Auriol of France.
join sing or not, we want
them. All they have to do to become -,
a member of the NAS Junior t' 1 1It's =
Choir is to be at practice any

Monday afternoon at 1600 in the
Protestant Chapel.

Small parties, sponsored by
Jean are frequently given to the

children whose ages range from ,
six to thirteen years..
Asked how she first got start-

ed, Jean replied, "I got the idea eJ
about six months ago after hav-
ing directed a junior 'choir af
a church in Milwaukee, Wise."
When talking about her choir, she
always ends with, "1 just, love
:' LEADS CHILDREN'S CHOIR-Actually carrying out the words of the proverb "Train up a children."
I child in the way he should go and when he is old he'Jl not depart from it," is Jean Maas. AN. Here I I Jean's initiative and desire has
the directs the Naval Air Station's first all-Navy choir comprised entirely of Navy children. Jean given NAS Jax another cultural I" something I picked up in a.

darted the choir six months are .wlth 12 members, now she has: 10. asset. Army-Navy store." ..