Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 12, 1952
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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.' Take ,Time Out To Honor Our Flag On 'Flag Day' June 14 I

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Headquarters of the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District and Commander Fleet Air Wing 11


\ Work Nears Completion .(:

J. ? First Carrier Due ,:'


> At Mayport Aug. 1

iGEk:2ied4$ ,+0 ee .ieoA> Y t > The first carrier to tie up at the new Mayport berthing

facility for refueling and reprovisioning: will arrive about .

August 1.it was. .revealed! here last week.Construction ._. '
of the facility began
I Jax Cecil Field.8,000Foot .
in March 1951, with the or

( dredging of the basin to a depth Runway
sufficient to permit the Navy's A second parking area remains

t. largest carriers to ride comfort to be constructed in conjunctionwith

i ably. the new 8,000-foot jet run.
Steel BulkheadsThe way. The l latter area will be

L { steel bulkhead and carrier large enough for parking of
.' planes in entire air
pier are now reaching completion an group.

'- although work now under Pier accommodations also pro

contract will not be entirely vide for four or five destroyer

PJ ready for use until early in 1933. escorts the Navy said. Auxiliary

When the carrier docks in August vessels also anchor in the basin.

her planes may be unloadedon Existing buildings have been

0, a concrete area adjacent to rehabilitated for use by about

the pier, or flown off before the 250 naval personnel. Yet to be
i' ACCEPTING CREDIT UNION ERSIIIPS-lndustrlal Relations Department employees ship reaches port to land at NAS constructed the operationsbuilding
w ., were kept busy this week counting applications that poured in for charter membership in the Jax and control tower.
)J; Navy Federal Credit Union which has been established here. Some 1,000 members were in the fold .
i l by the deadline. Left to right are: Lois Seibler; Michael Cascone employees relations officer; Sally Carnival

'/i'> Taylor, and Leonard B. Eubanks: employment superintendent. _. Charity I

;r.\ BLOOD BANK Personnel Can Still Join Boating Outfit To Capt. Kenna

r:' Box Air Wing ScoreFleet 11 107.6% Local Credit Union CharterMembership Highest boating outfit BidderThe whichwas Leaves O&R !

NATTCenter 102.7% one of the grand prizes of

,. Medical 100.0%; the 1952 Navy Charity Carni-

Communications Special Services 100.0 100.0%% I Drive ClosesEnrollment est val,bidder.is now on sale to the high Post Here

NARTU 100.0%

..... Administration 100.0% for charter membership in the Jax Navy Federal The boat is being sold because Capt. William E. Kenna, Overhaul f
.... ./) :Marines 73.4 80.0%% Credit Union' ended last Friday with almost 1,000 people signingfor the winner of the boat and Repair officer at NAS

Reserve ComFairJax Fleet 71.6% charter membership during the two-week drive. and trailer, a Mr. Winter, re- since January 1950 closed his i

'j Public Works 70.8% Charter members will meet \ IN ADDITION to receiving div sides in% Toronto, Canada, and tour of duty here Tuesday to report
Cecil Field 62.3% has agreed t'o accept a mone-
Operation 58.3% in the near future to elect officers idends on their Investments, to his new assignment over
tary compensation in lieu' of f
Industrial Rel. 50.0{ % to operate the credit union, members have the opportunityof the prize. seas.The
Green Cove Spgs. NAS 45.7%; I departing O &: R officer
Overhaul & Repair 42.6% it .announced. borrowing at a small interest The outfit includes a 12-foot leaves unfinished two projects:

'.. Naval Fla. !Military Hospital District 40.0 11.2{ %; Directors and committees elect rate the maximum allowed by Chris-Craft boat, a 5 hp. Scott. initiated during his term of duty

f Supply 8c Fiscal '7.1% ed at that time will consist of a i the law being only 1% per Atwater motor and a Peterson foremost of which is an estimated

Dental 0% Board of Directors, composed of cent per month on the unpaid Bros. trailer. $3'i million expansion. The expansion
Engineers 0% Sealed bids will be acceptedin
/ AIM 0% nine members a Credit Committee balance. program designed to
t. the NAS Executive Officer'soffice modernize facilities
(Figures represent percentage composed of five members I Since the Credit Union is a cooperative until 1200 June 18, 1952. present to

units.of) quota met by respective and a Supervisory Committee of I project, it Is hoped that No bids below $230 will be ac work meet requirements schedule including of an enlarged jet air

.1 \ three members. I all charter members will attend cepted. craft and helicopters, calls for

I II I the forthcoming meeting to.help Bids will be opened and win. construction of five flew build-

It It'J.'J.., Service Clothing A TREASURER for the credit select competent board and comI ning bidder notified Wednes- ings.
union will also be selected, and I day afternoon June 18, 1952.
I I mittee members. Expansion ProgressingPlans
,at the time will
present serve I
Prices Due voluntarily without compensation I I for the structures, which
will be located within the close
until such time the I
as organization
area of the present O &: R depart-
15 % Cut Soon is fully established and I
ment shops and hangars, are now
in.a financial position to hire a t.
'S' try;' Effective July 1, clothing prices full time treasurer on salary. being prepared.

will Before his departure, Capt.
for servicemen and women I
When the election has been
drop about 15 per cent., it has Kenna had the honor of flight-
held and the treasurer indoctrinated
been announced. testing the first scheduled F2H ,.
the credit union will
I'r With the price decline will Banshee fighter which came oft/
again open for membership.
come a similar dip in initial At that time new members may the line last Friday. in the new
clothing allowances, as well as work program.
purchase shares at $5.00 each,
monthly basic maintenance end Cormtr. Weldon Acting
plus a 25c initial membership fee
', standard maintenance allow- and charter members who wish r When the Captain arrived here

ances. I I may purchase additional shares. he held the rank of Commander.At .
Reason for the dip, officials
I that time the department em.
said, the reduction in cost ,
was I MEMBERSHIP is open to civilian ployed about 3,100 civilians a
to the Navy of replacing those : figure which has since risen to
and military personnel of the Y q .
items on* the shelves. In recent I
3700. He was promoted to hill
Department of the Navy employed x{
'months there has been a sharp ,at Naval Shore Establish. present rank in January 1951
decrease in the price of wool im
ments in Duval County Florida; Comdr Albert R. Weldon, assistant :
ports. .i2 / O & R will act
members of their immediate fame .. officer a<
18% Less Per Year ;>.
y ilies and organizations of' such .1Mo Overhaul and Repair officer.Weather .
; .
disclose it S
The Navy figures .,.: ,;" I.
will cost about 18% l less to outfita persons. "
sailor in the coming fiscal year The national average dividend ; : ;, OutlookThunder
a than it did under rates set late paid on shares in credit unions r r I
has been approximately 4% per _. Y' ."_ __ ... showers this week
in 1951. It will cost about 20 percent
less to garb an enlisted annum, but it is anticipated that READY FOR FLIGHT TEST-Capt. William E. Kenna (right, end, according to NAS Aerology
Wave. the dividends of the Jax Navy Overhaul and Repair officer dons flight togs as' he prepares to office: Friday, Saturday and Sun
Federal Credit Union will not I flight-test the first scheduled nil Banshee jet to come off the day-Temperatures in the Joy
Major decreases in Navy work at O R. Lt. Hugh J. Tate, flight
i reach this until such line in the new program 90's; scattered afternoon thundershowers -
items were in footwear and test branch officer confers with the Captain prior to flight. Cap-
wirnds will be light
Woolens. The overcoat takes a time as the organization is fully tain Kenna leaves his post here this week for an overseas assignment. ; -
and from the south, !southeast
I In established. '
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Supply DepofApproved Voting Information y .

J1I x--nia4IJ8 1

House GroupA Texas Oklahoma Kansas '

Published every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval All Naval Supply depot in ,

Station. Jacksonville Fla. Jacksonville is one of the 50 (By Armed Forces Press Service)
NAS Jacksonville
Cant. Douglas T. Day Commanding Officer naval construction projects au- This voting information applies to Armed Forces personnel .
Comdr. H. thorized Armed I .. ..
James Armstrong Executive OfficerLt. by the House and .
dependents residing with Armed Forces personnel U. S. citizens
Dave Barksdale __.n. _-". ___n m. Public Information Officer Services Committee last week. -
with the U. S. Armed Forces
Fleet Air Jacksonville attached to and serving beyondthe

Rear Adm. Osborne B Hardison _. Commander The construction projectsare continental limits of the U. S., unless otherwise specified. These

Capt. Howard V. Hopkins.... .....___.-_...._..___._-_Chief of Staff part of a $306,000,000 pro- persons include civilians employed by the Department of the Army,

Capt. Arthur S. Born Fleet., m u.Air. u Wing m......Eleven....-.. ........- .- ._ CommanderComdr. gram for "next year. Navy and Air Force, the Marine Corps and the Coast Guard; and
Joseph T. Thornton. ._?.Chief Staff Officer Approved projects included: personnel of the American Red Cross and USO. For additional j
Naval Air Technical Training Center Naval supply depot, Jack- election information consult your voting officer. J ..

Capt. Leatei K. Rice M.M_____..?,........._....---_ Commanding Officer sonville, .Fla., $682,000; Key Texas I w
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart ._ .- .. __Executive Officer West aqueduct Key West, Fla. sons are entitled to vote by ab-
Naval (The Lone Star State)
Hospital sentee in election
$495,000 various locations process any
Capt Dwight J. Wharton. ._ Commanding Officer ; Qualifications for Voting
Capt. T. F. Weinert....... __ _. u..M._.__... Executive Officer floating drydocks, $4,500,000; 1. Must be at least 21 years of without being registered. .
3. All other
NARTU naval observatory time serv- persons temporarily -
Capt. Easton B. Noble._ Commanding Oflcer ice substation, Richmond, Fla., age on date of election. absent from the precinct and
Comdr. Anthony Trusso Executive Officer $96,000. 2. Must be a U. S. citizen hav- county of their Oklahoma resi-
ing.resided in the State of Tex.as .
Editorial offices located Building 30 (topside). Phone extensions dence may register by absentee
tiHS" ana 216.the -- -- for a period of at least one process.
JAX AIR NEWS I* |.bJlInK weeitty at the U.. S. Naval Air Station OfficerCommended year and in the county 6 months. Ballots
Jacksonville. Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated fund Hospital Obtaining and Voting
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev (Time spent' by servicemen in 1. Members of the Armed Forces -
Nov. 1945. Copies art distributed free of charge' at the Naval Air Station the the Armed Forces after the beginning
Naval Air Reserve' Training Unit. Naval AuxHIir", Ar Station. Cecil Field.' and "certain Merchant Marine per-
the U. S Naval HcwpltalEditor For of these residence periods sonnel and certain civilians" may
Andrew H. Planev
be counted toward residence
Staff Members: Marian Sprenger. J03; Mary Bixiones, JOSN; may apply for absentee ballots at any
Dave Devroy, SN; John Charvat. AN; Barbara Tomlinson, SN; Korea ActionLt. requirements.) time by mailing Federal PostCard
Helen) 3. Must NOT be a member of Application (Standard k
The J NEWS U a member ot me Armed' Forces Press ServiceAFPS ,
material appearing' In this publication! mar not be reprinted without (jg) Hugh B. Hasten was the regular or permanent military Form 76) to the Secretary of v
the written peimlwlon, of Armed Force Press Service. Republication of other establishment which
matter, except by service publication U prohibited without permission of presented the Commendation State, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. ,
Editor JAX AIR NEWS Ribbon with the Army, Navy, Air The application will serve as an
-- Combat "V" by
Force, and Marine Corps. How- application for registration as
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton, com ever, this restriction does not
apply well as an application for an absentee
REPORT ? i/ASHINGTON manding officer of the U. S. Na- to the following persons, although ballot. Marked ballots

val Hospital in ceremony last they may be serving with must be returned by election day.

week. federalized military commandsor 2. All other registered persons

units: a member of the organ- also apply for absentee ballots
(By Armed Forces Press Service) slant threat to the security of Dr. Haston's Citation reads as may ..
ized Reserves ..
Selective Service
I by mailing letter at any time rw
military information. follows: "For excellent servicesin '
One hundred and seventy-six draftees or inductees, and mem- to the secretary of the county
naval hospital internships will be the line of profession while bers of the National Guard; in election board, county of Okla-
A need for Control System En-
available to medical school stu- serving with a Marine medical addition, officers and enlistedmen homa residence. Marked ballots

dents who graduate in 1953, the gineering officers has been an- battalion during operations who have been retired from must be returned by election day. .. ..
nounced by the Air Force. A lim-
Navy has announced. Prospective against the enemy in Korea from the permanent or regular military Kansas
ited number of officers who holda IA
March 31 to 8 1951. Lieu-
Navy interns must meet all requirements Sept. establishment are not affected
bachelor's in of the (The Sunflower State) .
for a commission in one (jg) Hasten, serving as a medical by this restriction. '.
general sciences will be sent to Qualifications for Voting
the Medical Corps, USNR, and officer in a collecting and
Registration I 1. Must be at least 21 of
the Massachusetts Institute of years
must minimum of 24 I clearing company, performed his
serve a
Technology to attend a two-year 1. Payment of annual poll tax on date of election. 1
months of active duties with great skill, determi-
duty. I or obtaining a poll tax "Exemption 2. Must be U. S. citizen hav-
course. Reserve officers who are a
nation, and initiative. He was the t.age t.
accepted for the course are expected Certificate" constitutes reg. ing resided in the State of Kan-
only orthopedic in the
. The Air Force has announcedthat surgeon
' to remain on active duty istration for all persons. Eitherof sas for six months and in the vot-
during this period, andas
- company
I effective May 15, 1952, it no for three years following gradij- such worked long tedious these requirements is waivedfor ing precinct for 30 days.Registration .
will issue
longer certificates of
those members of the Armed
ation. hours of the and without
day night
appointment to noncommissioned ; Forces and Merchant Marine who 1. All persons, except membersof ,. ..
regard personal fatigue.He
officers. Promotion orders will The Department of Defense.has are qualified to vote. the Armed Forces who residein
henceforth serve as evidence of announced that 50 doctors of den- displayed and ingenuity in, 2. To vote without paying a cities with a population of 80- '

non-commissioned. status.. tistry will be inducted during discharging perserverance his duties under most poll tax or obtaining an "Exemption 000 or more (Kansas City, Topeka -
July. All of the dentists, includ- difficult conditions.His Certificate, a servicemanmust and Wichita and anywhere
The first of the so-called "Kill- ing some in the Priority: II clas-I be on extended active duty within the counties of Johnson,

er-class" subs, designed to seek sification, will be assigned to the professional skill on num- ''I at the time of the election or must Sedgwick, and Wyandott), must

out and destroy other submarines Army. I erous occasions was directly re- have been on extended active register once every four years,

under water, has arrived at I I sponsible for saving the lives of duty within the 18-month period regardless of voting frequency.

Pearl Harbor for duty with the many Marines. His ceaseless care prior to the date of the election. Furthermore, re-registration is
Pacific Fleet. K-3 and consideration for woundedwas Obtaining Ballots and .
Designated the Voting required between periodic regis-
f the new vessel contains the most instrumental in maintaininga 1. Members of the Armed tration if a person changes his

'r modern electronic detection de- : high rate of recovery among Forces who are qualified to vote residence or changes his name.
'. vices. his patients. His actions were a make application for ab-
may 2. Registration is not required j -
I constant "source of inspiration to sentee ballot at any time by; mail- of any person who resides in a ,

r Private records, diaries or papers I all who observed him, as well as ing a Federal Post Card Application town with a population of less

1 containing statements of I 1 I being a credit to the medical pro (Standard Form 76) to the than 2,000.Obtaining.

facts or opinions, either officialor fession. Lieutenant (jg) Haston's county clerk of Texas residence. Ballots and Voting

personal, concerning the na- I. conduct was in keeping with the Members of the Armed Forces 1. All qualified voters who will

tional security and Interest are highest traditions of the United must also write the following in be absent from their Kansas poll-

prohibited for personnel serving States Naval Service." Commendation one of the margins of the card: "I ing places on election day may

" with or accompanying the Army. Ribbon with Combat "V" am NOT a member of the regu- vote by absentee ballot.

The order is contained in Circular Authorized. lar military (naval) establish Members of the Armed Forces, .

35, dated May 1, 1952, and pointsout Dr. Hasten is now working in ment";; and in another margin of "certain Merchant Marine per-

that the keeping of such pri- "That's the last straw they the Orthopedic Service at the. the card enter, "I am NOT a sonnel and certain civilians" may S

vate papers constitutes a con- just shot Dagmar! I i Hospital. member of the permanent mili- make application for absentee (r'

tary establishment." Marked bal- t ballots:> by mailing a completed i,

lot must be received by the Federal Post Card. Application

flfc DIVINE 1tt .. county clerk from the voter not (Standard Form 76)) to Secretary ,j ,,

o ) later than election day. of State, Topeka, Kans.

\SERVICESj'rrotesunt 2. All other persons who expectto 3. All other persons must first tr

-C be absent from their countiesof request an "Affidavit Application

residence on election day may Form" from county clerk of Kan-
D830-M o r n i n g Services. AU- obtain their absentee ballots by sas residence. Applications for '

0955! -Saints Naval ChapeL Hospital Chapel. riv appearing in person or writing to absentee ballots from all persons r ",

8930-Sunday School. Small ChapeL county clerk of Texas residence. will be accepted by county clerks

OklahomaThe between April 1 and July 31 for

1045Ml Saints ChapeLCatholic ( Sooner State) the 1952 primary election, and between ,- ,- '

0830 and 0930-Mass, St. Ed Qualifications for Voting Sept. and Oct. 30, for the

ward's Chapel. 1. Must be at least 21 years of general election. Marked ballots .

0930-St. Edwards' Chapel (Cate- age on date of election. I from all voters must reach appropriate -
chism Class). -
2. Must be a U. S. citizen having election officials not later
1030-Mass. St. Edward's Chapel I
0645-Maw at Hospital ChapeL resided in the State of Oklahomafor I than the day before election

Christian Science a period of one year, in the day. I
Tuesday-2000 at NATTC Chap- county six months and in the .
lain's Office. I FJ-2 Fury Gets Test-
Mormon election precinct for 30 days.
Thursday-1930-NATTC Chap- Registration I The North American Aviation

lain's Office. 1. Registration is permanent FJ-2 Fury, the Navy's swept-

JewishDiscontinued unless voter fails to cast a vote at wing jet fighter, has completedits
.... ........ I I
for the summer -- each of three successive elections. initial test hop. Rated in thf

months. GAINS COMMENDATION outstanding services while ; 2. Members of the Armed more than 650 miles per hour 4

rt Christian Science serving with a Marine medical battalion during operations againstthe ; Forces, "certain Merchant Marine class, the Fury is armed with four
enemy in Korea, Lt. (jg) Hugh B. Haston (right) was presentedthe "
Tuesday-1900 at NATTC Chap- Commendation Ribbon with Combat "V" by Capt. Dwight J. personnel and certain civilians, 20 mm. cannon and has a rangeof

lain's Office. Wharton left'), commanding; officer of the Naval Hospital *..... and! the spouses! of all such per about 1,000 miles.I "


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1HOSPAL., ) Listed below are the births as "'

reported by the Naval Hospital

HEADLINES Yil between the period May 16 and

June 1.Electrician's.

Mate First Class

Henry M. Jenkins and Mrs. MaryC.
... ... Administrative Notes
Eugene J Tarver HMC just Jenkins, a son, weighing 6 Ibs,

returned from 30 days TAD "iI 4 ozs., on May 16.

aboard the USS Catawba ,(ATF- First Lieutenant Robert J. Ba.

210))..During Chief Tarver's cruisehe .,::' con and Mrs. Marcelline M. Ba.

had to transfer a patient to $ con, a son, weighing 6 lbs., 13

Pratt General Hospital, Miami, I h ozs., on May 19.

... Fla., with Appendicitis, Acute. First Lieutenant Robert B. Jason .

Outside of this one incident it >.{f..i'b.iKfat..t.Y..r' : and Mrs. Katherine P. Nel

was a nice cruise according to the son, a daughter, weighing 7 Ibs.,

Chief, making such ports as Miami 8 ozs., on May 21.
Key West and Orange Tex-
Lcdr. William P. Phelan
> o.kin.wd%r Cawek 6' ?fwakes.nm.a.awcbx t5w' 2 os&:
as. Orange is a very nice liberty Mrs.
M. Phelan
NEW TRAFFIC LANES-To Dorothy a daughter
port, according to the Chief, but handle traffic at the main fate weighing 7 lbs., 9V4 ozs., on
in no way can it compare with during rush hours, new traffic Comdr. McGowan May 22.

good old Jacksonville. lanes have bren painted and Lt. Gail H. Gilliam and Mrs. r

Homer C. Hagman, HMC, re- new When traffic you once rules get enforced.into one Assumes Post As Jeanne R. Gilliam, a daughter, t'

ported to the Hospital for duty lane, you must stay there until TRUCKS weighing 7 lbs., 95 ozs., on May

from the Submarine Base, New you enter Roosevelt Blvd. Cars suss Catholic 23. 1
London, Conn. Chief Hagman is proceeding in lanes 2 and 3 ChaplainLcdr. Aviation Machinist's Mate First
must make right hand turns uSE LAND
working in the X-ray Depart Class James R. Bennett and Mrs.
and those in lane 4 must turn John J. Burns, Senior
ment of the Hospital. left at exit. Lane 1 (see signat Catholic Chaplain at NAS for the Frances M. Bennett a daughter '
k right is reserved for trucks, weighing 6 lbs. 12
The following medical officers qza., on May
two relieved this
buses and cars to be inspected.The .
v were promoted to the rank of Security department points week by Comdr. John L. Mc

Lieutenant: Charles G. Peerman, out that the plan is one of the Gowan, formerly attached to the Electronicsman Second Class

Jr.; David L. Stephens; Andrew measures taken to alleviate the Naval Medical Center at Bethesda Paul R. Edwards and Mrs. Bren-

H. Thalheim, Jr.; Jordan Thomp traffic problem. Md. da L. Edwards, a son, weighing
ti 8 lbs., 4 ozs., on May 23.
'. son.The Father Burns, who was instrumental
following Nurses received Phil Spitalny Dance Saturday in establishing the Fight Aviation Ordnanceman First i
Class Charles L. Nagle and Mrs.
orders, to the U. S. Naval Hospital
,,, ing Sixty-Niners Club composedof
Night at Beach Hilda D. Nagle, a daughter }
Bethesda, Md.: Millicent J. ; single people whose
young weighing 8 Ibs., 4 ozs., on May 23. r
Barnett; Dorothy A. Holveck; All-Girl Band You're Invited! primary purpose is to promote Dental Technician Third Class J
Rosemary Ryan Nacy M. Vanat- decency of living, will assume
Charles R. Gillespie and Mrs.
'" ta. The hospitality of the
program his new duty at Pearl Harbor,
Armed Forces Service Club of Mary J. Gillespie, a daughter, \
The following Hospitalmen Hawaii.
.. Jacksonville Beach into full weighing 8 Ibs., 4 ozs., on May 23. ;
were received for duty from the Here June 19 gets *
Lt. (jg) Charles P. Moore and t
swing Saturday with danceat
a big
U. S. Naval Hospital Corps During his tour aboard NAS, '
' Mrs. Bonnie L. Moore, a daughter
'J School, Portsmouth, Va.: Jack R. : I the Beach Community Center. Father Burns inaugurated the use
A real entertainment treat is weighing 8 Ibs., 6 ozs., on S
All service invited
r", Barnard, HN; Bertpn L. Bailey personnel are of children dependents as altar
in 24.Aviation.
store for base military per- May
HA; Lawrence E. Beam, HA; I to attend the dance, and all boys and strongly promoted the 1
sonnel next Thursday, June 19. Storekeeper Third '
Gary C. Beltz, HA; Jamei'L. Berry "M*,,' '-.'" I other programs for servicemenat Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Class Earl W. Stuhr and Mrs.
HA; Frank B. McCormich, the Beach. Club officials prom- among the women of the station.
Emma J. Stuhr, a son, weighing I
HN; James J. Proctor, HN. ise plenty of lovely girls from Comdr. McGowan, a native of
the ,Beaches and town. 6 Ibs., 3 i ozs., on May 24.
John D. Born, HM2; James W. Lowell, Mass., was ordained as Ensign Charles L. Greenwoodand
The NATTCats band from NA-
a member of the Oblates of Mary
Boyston, DTG2; Steve J. Lamp-
Mrs. Betty M. Greenwood, a
TTCenter will play for dancing,
Immaculate in Washington, D. C.
ros, HM2, were released to inactive
son, weighing 6 Ibs., 13 ozs., on
commences at 2030.
duty. in 1937. He was teaching in the
I May 25.Airman.
I aCivilian Buffalo Catholic High School in
I .Apprentice Edwin R.
Chatter Pensacola Acquires 1947 when he received his com- '
I Wiegand and Mrs. Josephine H.
: Everyone is busy planning va New SkipperCapt. mission as a lieutenant (junior Wiegand, a daughter, weighing 5

cations. Have you seen the nut C. W. Oexle, commandingofficer grade). I lbs., 11 ozs., on May 26. :
j brown maidens since they returned of the Naval Air Stationat Chief Aviation Ordnanceman j

! from a vacation at Daytona Pensacola, turned over his During World War II, Father | Jack W. Purtee and Mrs. Louise .

1, Beach? It's really Marcell command to Comdr. W. A. Sullivan McGowan served in the South Purtee, a son, weighing 8 Ibs.,

I f Young and Dottie Wright hiding last week. Pacific at Guadacanal, Tulagi ';4 oz.? on May 29.

I'. behind that tan.Marguerite Comdr. Sullivan, who has serv- and New Caledonia. Upon re- Chief Aviation Electronicsman
turning to the States, he was as-
I '. Biggerstaff of the ed as executive officer of the sta- Richard L. Ross and Mrs. Dora
to the Naval Training
Legal office was elected corresponding tion since February 1951, will be signed I C. Ross, a daughter weighing 7
" Center at N. Y. and
secretary of the Jack- in command until he is relievedby Ibs., IVi ozs., on May 29.
later transferred to NAS San
sonville Secretarial Association Capt. A. N. Perkins, on June Aviation Ordnanceman First

.. at a dinner meeting last week. I Phil Spitalny 20. Diego. Class Paul E. Keil and Mrs. Norman

Janet Springfels is leaving soon I Phil Spitalny and his All-Girl Capt. Oexle's new duty will be Completing his shore duty at J. Keil, a son, weighing 8

for a vacation in Miami and while Orchestra will present "The Hour commanding officer of the Bos- I I San Diego, the chaplain served .I lbs., 10 ozs., on May 29.
ton Group, Atlantic Reserve aboard the USS Shangrila, upon Corporal Alfred Loria and Mrs.
there, will see her-Dad off for a of Charm" :from the stage of I II I
l three months visit to his former Fleet, and he will be located in which he attended the atom bomb Vileta Loria, a son, weighing 6
NATTC auditorium. There will
test at Bikini. He was releasedto
home in Stockholm Sweden. Boston, Mass. I Ibs., 12 ozs., on May 30.
r' be two performances, one at 1830 I inactive duty in 1946. Second Lieutenant James M.
Marian Hill and her better half When in formationone Comdr. McGowan returned to
and one at 2030. ships are Whaley and Mrs, Evelyn S. Wha-

have returned from a vacation Under the able leadership of astern the other, they are active duty in 48. He spent several ley a son, weighing 8 lbs., 2 ozs.,
with Marian's family in Miami. said to be in column, as distin- I months aboard the USS Hel- on May 30.AIrman .
Phil All-Girl
Jean Motley and her husband Spitalny, the orchestra guished from 1 In e formation ena in Korean waters shortly Apprentice Dan L.
all of them talented and
S \. spent a week at Crystal River on when they are abreast. i after hostilities began. Wisdom and Mrs. Phyllis Wis-
went easy-to-look-at, has earned tre-
-- the Gulf They fishing ev-
dom, a son, weighing 5 Ibs., 6V4ozs.
ery day and Jean caught a shark mendous popularity. The talented ., on May 30.

'\" Betty King of Disbursing resigned musicians present a program em- Chief Aviation Machinist's Mate

and joined her husband in Finis 'E. Jr. and Mrs.
phasizing the "heart appeal" as Cooper, ,

California. well as unusual arrangementsand Emalda G. Copper, a daughter,
Glad to have Martha Kelly weighing 9 Ibs., 124 ozs., on
tonal .
. ''back after a long leave. She is precision.Approximately May 30.Radioman.

i. (now in the Disbursing office. fifty 'girls are First! Class Claude

...1 included in the group, one of the O. Miller and Mrs. Elsie L. Miller .
most famous all-girl of all : aa>Aa r t*
I Red Cross Notes groups y a daughter, weighing 8 lbs.,

,. Now that patients have sun tans times. Spitalny constantly keeps 5 OZS., on May 31.
auditioning girls :for the band .atr Personnelraan Seaman Clar-
\'" which are to be envied they havean
opportunity to really show and keeps adding new ideas to ence W, Whitworth and Mrs.

them off. At the Beach, :Tuesday, the program. : Ruth Whitworth, a daughter,

June 17th, we plan to spend .the Just a few of the stars include as weighing 5 lbs, 14'i' ozs., on June
and her magic violin
day at Atlantic Beach at the Evelyn ; 1.
Viola and her seventeen drums ,
; I I
home of Mrs. C. D. Towers. If
Janet and her golden-toned trum-
Citizen :Marines
any of the patients were here ,
.. last summer you remember what pet; Jeanie, an unusual contralto A company of Minnesota "Citi.
and Gloria golden-voiced
" red-letter days these Beach Par- zen Marines" will undergo train.
ties were. So get the buddies together ing this June at the Marine Corps

and sign-up with your rec- Patients on Wards A-6 and C-4 Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.

reation worker now are looking forward to parties U. C., opening the Reserve training

. Plans are already being made this week sponsored 1 by American __ program for 21 such units. At.

for the monthly dance again. War Mothers and the National tached to Duluth's 16th Special

i Tuesday, June 24 Is the big day Council of Jewish Women. Fun Is NEW CATHOLIC CII\PLAIN-Lcdr. John J. Burns (left) Infantry Co, the Marines will be

The NATTC Band will give out always in store when these Catholic Chaplain at NAS Jax, extends "welcome aboard" to the first Reserve units to trainat
,'.. Comdr. John L. McGowan who relieves him as 'chaplain this "
with more good music and many groups from Jacksonville are week. Father Burns well known in local religious circles, will the Depot since "P.!. became

charming girls will be on hand. with us. proceed to his new duty at NAS Pearl Harbor. a Marine Corps post in 1891.I .



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Four JAX AIR NEWS 12 June 1952 1


VF-J73, VP-5, VF-J7J VF-174, Fasron Six Report Lcdr. Martin .

I Scouting Jacksonville i Area SquadronsVF173 Joins VP-3

I As New ExecA
base, NATTC. Best of luck to all]
Over 200 high ranking Navy three. \ 1
and Air Force officers witnessed Recently returned to active ,,' : veteran of antl-submarint ,.
VF-173's excellent showing during service and duty with VF-173 are ; : patrol duty, Lcdr Thomas D. ''
gunnery, dive bombing, and Lt. Joseph Bielagur and Lt. (jg) t- Martin relieved Comdr. John S. r
strafing exercises held last week Richard C. Forisso. From the ,, Harris, as executive officer"of ,
aboard the USS Midway for the All Weather Flight School, NAS .ii Patrol Squadron Three, one of
personnel of the Armed Forces Corpus Christi,' comes another the leading units of the Atlantic ,
Industrial College and distinguished duo, Lt. Ralph H. Eaton and Lt. Fleet, during a brief ceremony
guests of the Secretary of (jg) John A. Oesterreicher. The June 10.Squadron. .' *;'
Defense. squadron wishes to extend a commanding officer i
Among Navy personnel present warm welcome to the quartet Comdr. Louis E. DeCamp was on
were Vice Adm. John Ballen- and hopes their billet here will hand to issue Comdr. Harris good !
tine, Commander Air Force, Atlantic be a happy one. luck on his new assignment as
Fleet, and Rear Admiral With the month of June always skipper of VJ-61, a photo squadron 1
Austin T. Doyle, ComCarDiv 4. comes congratulations, in based at NAAS, Miramar 3
Upon departure, Admiral Ballen- one form or another, and in this Calif.
tine sent a dispatch to the ship I case it's promotions. Among the { 9 Lcdr. Martin was formerly with f
and to the squadrons participating cigar passers are Lt. Joseph Bie- the material division of the Bu-
and Lt. George Lee ",---- ,,--
in the operations, extendinga lagur upon reau of Ordnance, Washington
"very well done." their promotion to that rank and GREETS SUCCESSOR-Comdr. John S. Harris (left) welcomes D. C., where he was engaged in ,
Twelve Corsairs, led by Comdr. Ensigns Robert Sanford, Warren Lcdr. Thomas D. Martin aboard as new executive officerof procurement and records control

John A. Owens, commanding of- Dukes, John Kremer, Forest For. Patrol when Squadron Comdr. Harris Three. departed Lcdr. Martin to assume officially duties took over as skipperof Tuesday of mines, nets and depth charges. I

ficer of VF-173, flew over the sythe, Edward Barrineau, James VJ-61, a photo squadron based at Miramar, Calif. During World War II the'new J
hip in a parade pass over as a Tyson, Donald Rosenquist,David
T. Wallace William A. Gregg IV, maternity ward day now. executive officer served with VP- r' ;
salute to Admiral Ballentine and Seaman, and Raymond Ashworth any .. .
James W. Parker, and GroverM. Woody's been seen for the past 52 and VB-127, both units oper-
to the guests of the Secretary of upon their promotion to the rankof
Defense, prior to their return Lt. (jg). Yowell. Advanced to rank of week walking about with his eye ating with the Atlantic Fleet
here. Upon completion of the Lt. were: Perry F. Hunter III, 'on his watch and his car keys in based in South America. Follow- J
successful five day cruise, VF- VP-5 Francis L. Keith, and KennethO. his hand. ing the war he spent two years .;
I 173 still maintains its standing on Last week's big event around I Ekelund, Jr. j VP-5's Airforce officer, Capt. at sea as navigator of the USS

the AirLant Safety Totem Pole. Patrol Squadron Five was the Sporting oversized i n i i g n i a 'Paul Apgar, has just returned Valcour, AVP-55.' ,
the in i
I promotion of ten VP-5 officers. bars, ten boxes of cigars were from the U. S. Naval Submarine Entering Navy January
of 1941 Lcdr. Martin !
; After three years'of duty with Seven Ensigns donned the single passed around the squadron, and School at New London, Conn. graduated
the Jesters, a trio of officers have silver bar of Lt. (junior grade), the: VP-5: Ordnance division I I i Said the Captain, "The Airforcewas from aviation cadet training at
which time he won his La-
wings. -I ISOD
been transferred. Lt. (jg) JohnC. while three j. g.'s advanced one made several attempts to throw never like that!" 1
ter he transferred
Humphrey to NAS Corpus more rung up the ladder and attained Ensign (Correction Lieutenant!) Joseph L. Edge, Jr. AF3, has was to the USS
Christi, Texas; Lt. Edward J. rank of full Lt. Belter into the St. Johns. left VP-5: to pursue his rate of Palau, CVE-122, where he serv- .
ed assistant air ...
as officer. ,
Kingsbury to NROTC Unit, Univ. Officers making Lt. (jg) were; Squadron Metalsmith, WilliamC' photographer with Photo Squadron C
Comdr. Harris has been with
cf Nebraska, and Lt. Louis J. Daniel J. Sliwinski, Richard F. I "Wopdy" Wood and wife, Joan, VJ62.A .
Frketic to the west end of this Fassula, Robert H. Belter, David are expecting a quick trip to thephooners1 new pilot aboard the squadron VP-3 only eight months, leaving !.
is Lt. (jg) Ronald S. Jones. his duty as flight standardization
Not So Ancient Of Hum" Welcome aboard. officer for the Basic Training
Command at Pensacola to join the :.l
I 120 I Jacksonville-based patrol squad 1

Members Now In Century Club Twenty two VF-171 new men have reported ron. I.;I

i during the last
Before the hurricane season a r e Yr I few weeks, just in time to pre !
runs its course this year some 'J pare for the squadron's forthcoming r r YL'fW'
cf the new "Hurricane Hunters"of I Caribbean cruise. All

VJ-2 may fly through one of hands extend a warm welcome to I
I the newcomers and trust they
these tropical storms that has Ij
e IIT f enjoy the feel of salt air asthey'll ?
reached a velocity of 100 knots + I soon find the Screemin'Demons { A, j 3

cr better and thus qualify for I to be a seagoing outfit. I I
membership in the unique and The squadron extends a hearty '
exclusive "Century Club". j "welcome aboard" to Lcdr Mai- $ !!.
H. Bell who
vern recently relieved -
Members of the club, also
known as the "Not So Ancient Lcdr. John E. Tefft as executive '-

j Order of the Hurriphooners," receive I officer.. Lcdr. Tefft is now
attached to the
Training Depart-
: a scroll inscribed with the .
''i{4 date, latitude and longitude I menu of ComFairJax. I
they qualified and with the Congratulations to Lt. (jg's) ,
f"where legend, "At wave level height, I Dan :Thrimble, Walt Ohlrich, .1"
this member has battled forces of Dick Gregory, Bernie Dvorscak, I '
.' Mike Clarke
and Snuffy Smith
Neptune Rex and aerial elements I
of the Chief High Gremlin to atandstill. JOINS CENTURY CLUB-A membership scroll In the "Cen- who recently' pinned on their sill
." tury Club," earned by flying through a hurricane with 100-knot I ver bars, but the wetting won't
velocity winds, is presented to Lt. (jg) Alfred Fowler (right, of come until July in GuamtanamoBay
VJ-2 by his skipper Lcdr. David J. Walkinshaw, during squadron where the weather is hot
SIGNED BY the "Most Exalted inspection last Friday. Fowler is now the 20th "Hurricane Hunter"
I Hurriphoon Hunter" and the to gain membership in the exclusive club. and good. the beverages taste extra

( "High Hurriphoon Cloud Sniffer" the Isle of Pines in September I Lcdr. Nickolas Brango heads .
the scroll is decorated with anchors 1950. .rthe list of "Hurriphooners" along VF.174

I: mermaids, cherubs blowing i with Lt. (jg) Randolph L. Eskew, Many smiling faces now adorn if ,
I winds on a spinning wheel, THERE ARE 19 others in VJ-2 Lt. (jg) Chester J. Hardenberg, the squadron spaces, all for num- ; "
P4Y's and hurricane flags. belonging to the Century Club. Lt. (jg) Fowler, Ensign Emile W. I erous reasons. Reporting aboard

Latest member to receive the They, like Lt. (jg) Fowler, are Nigels and Ensign Junious E. last week and to his home town
scroll and small membership card "holdovers" from VP-23, a part- Shipman. Jack D. Crissey, ADC; was Lt. James H. Parker who
} was Lt. (g) Alfred N. Fowler of time weather squadron operatingout Clifford R. "Swede" Carlsen, left Jacksonville recently for I ---i'
VJ-2, who received the "award of Miami until this year when ADC; 'Earl C. Frazier, AOC; NAS Atlanta where he under ; I.
last Friday. He flew through "his .the unit was disbanded and VJ2 Wayne E. Kimbrough, ADC; Aug- went a refresher course with Re-
hurricane" with the 100 knot velocity was formed.here on a full-time ust F. Falck, ADC; Thomas J. serve 'Fighter Squadron 57.L.AU
in Caribbean waters near basis. Ferguson, AMC, and "L.. R." Up- hands extend best wishes and AfPS r" "
ton, AGC, are V-J2 chiefs holding hopes your billet here will be a --------
memberships. STORY All set' for
II 'Hurricane Hunters' In First Call happy one.Double summer in a comfortable and J
congratulations go this attractive ensemble of blouse ,, t
Hurricane Hunters of.VJ-2 officially First hurricane alert last year OTHER MEMBERS here are week to Ensign Charles L. Green and" shorts, pert young Para-
Raymond A. Dwyer, AD Joe F. mount actress Maion Marshall
; wood who
was recently promotedto
opened the 1952 hurri- for the squadron, which was then takes
things nice cool
Combs, ALl; Alvin L. Davis, AL3; the rank of Lt. (jg) and on his easy on a
cane season last week when one known as VP-23 operating from lawn in Hollywood. Marion
Alexander J. Forbes, AL2; AlbertL. new income tax deduction named seems to be in for
of their crews searched a sus- Miami, was on May 17. The hur- perfect shape
Morgan, Jr., AL3; William C. Lawrence Greenwood Jr. the season.
picious area in the Gulf of Com- ricane hunters shifted to NAS
peche about 7 miles northeast of Jacksonville in March of this Chuchwell, Jr., AOI, and C'I I Recently promoted to the rank permanent promotion to that
Vera Cruz and 450 miles southeast year when they were commis- R. Burdue, A02. I of Lt. (jg) were Ensigns Charles rank, and to Rudolph Sterk, ATI,
of Brownsville, Texas. sioned as VJ-2, the first full S nce the Navy started flying S. Bailes, Harold J. Bartleson, who will change into a ch'iefs ,
Pilot of the four-engined P4Y time Navy weather squadron to into the hurricanes to collect their Robert F. Aumack, Arno Jensen, I uniform next Monday.
Privateer hurricane hunting be formed in the Atlantic. "vital statistics" about 75 people and Robert L. Schaub. Hearty Friday the 13th may be a bad '
plane was Lt.jg) Chester J. Har- Although the squadron is based have qualified for the "CenturyClub. congratulations to them, and to luck day for some people, but itisn't
denburg who reported that the here and flights originate from ." This number includes six Lt (jg's) George M. Dent and B. for Steven Dato, AD2;

urea of turbulence searched was here, plane reports are made direct newsmen who made a hop from J. Hansen upon their promotionto non L. Syr, AD3, and Mario
weak and showed no signs of developing to the U S. Weather Bureauat Miami last year and with the ex- full "Bulls". Felice, AD3, who will leave Ver4'4'-'
of the 20 in
ception members VJ-
the circular movement Miami who in turn release official Congratulations and still more morrow for New York with _
2 the rest are now serving in various coming up and this time to Lt. *" .f
cf a hurricane. weather advisories. charge in hand. Best of luck to
I areas around the world. (jg) Dempsey Butler upon his Please Turn (o Page 5, J..1)Page ) ;

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'. .., Scouting Squadrons

(Continued from t
Page 4)) v '

you fellas, always.
:, Our VF-174 reporter was informed ,
.,. that one of the ordnance
chiefs caught His foot in chair.If .
a 'j : ''y .l 4,.. f$': -..-,
i \., you look around you may find ', s 1 ft ,. HERE AND THEREA
who it is. He told that it wasn't guy and a gal were sittingon

': easy. That "P. J." is potent stuff. her couch discussing intellectual

things like mental telepathy.
: Bearing out the old adage, 3v
"Would call it mental
'..: "Any landing you can walk away you
asked "if
telepathy, the girl ,
.' from is a good landing" was Lt.
thinking the same
John M. Houle and Lt. (jg) WilLiam you "
thing I am thinking about?
.. .. Cameron who recentlymade
"No", the guy smiled, "I'd call
stick with
landings no .serious
j that just plain good luck!"
1 injuries or further damage

'. to their planes.
.... '-r. ** Airman: "I want some winter a
'-" underwear."

.\' Wilson M. Adams, BMC, VF- NX Clerk: "How long?"
l i"' 174's outstanding "anchor clank- w'M S. x ;1 h Airman: "How long? I don'twant

,:.",<,,' er" and his crew of marlinspikes to rent the underwear, I

have been doing a fine job of want to buy it."

keeping the squadron barrack. .. '-- .

spaces clean. Keep up the good VF-5 OFFICERS PROMOTED-Shown sporting oversize insignia following: promotion ceremonies He bet her she wouldn't marry

work last week, are ten officers of Patrol Squadron Five. They are, back row, (left to right) Lieu him, so she called his bet and
;., tenants junior grade Daniel Sliwinski, Richard Fassula, Robert Belter, David Wallace, William raised him five.It's .
New.faces about the squadron Greg IV, James Parker and Grover Yowell. Kneeling are (left to right), Lieutenants Perry Hun

,>j, this week are Robert C. Beaty, ter 111, Francis Keith and Kenneth Ekelund, Jr.
possible the cow jumpedover
< AOAN who hails from Gainesville -

,W'. *,,-\ AOAN, Fla.from, and Tallahassee Davis L. ,Raker Fla., Comdr. Carter To Hand Over ReinsOf CPO: Motes the fingers moon were because cold.the milk.maid's *

II Both school.men From reported FAETULant in from came AO Air-Group 17 to Comdr. SwansonCommand Summertime arrived at the ADC: "I hear that youve signed

CPO Club last Saturday night up as skipper on the good
Rowling J. Borgschulte, ATAN.
with a festive buffet-dance. ship matrimony.
A hearty welcome to all of of Carrier Air Group
you. Chiefs and the BMC "No m'y wife is the
I sacola in 1939. He entered the guests "packed : ,
"Put that ring on my finger" 17 is scheduled to change hands Navy in 1937 after graduating house" to see the Arthur Murray skipper. I married a widow. I'm

and so it went with Louis H. tomorrow afternoon in a full I from Bradley Polytechnic Institute dance exhibition. the second mate!"
Gignac, ADAN, on the giving
1 dress ceremony to be held in the same year. Entertainment committee
,., end and Miss Antoinnett E. Fer. A Chinese laundryman had a
Hangar 114, with Comdr. George Chairman Edward Dowd, ABMC;
rante receiving as they were I
H. Carter relinquishing his His first duty assignment i was Ray Burger, MMC; Jack Blunk, toothache and telephoned his
married on May 31. Congratulations postto
dentist for an appointment. "Tw
with ScoutingSquadron ADC, and Club President Neil R.
and best wishes from all Comdr. V. Swanson. > "
I BMC responsiblefor thirty all right? asked the den-
Murphy, were
.. .
, hands.In
Comdr. Swanson, who will con Since then he arranging the affair. Chief tist.Tooth

-t. the safety slogan contest for duct a personnel inspection of has been an instructor William MacAndrews, club vice- hurtee, all light," the
the month of May, William T. laundryman replied, 'Now, what
CAG-17 just prior to reading of !i iI at president, sent out personal invitations
\\. Patrick, ATCA, won the line and time I ?'
the orders, comes to the air group Pensacola, operations to all chiefs aboard. come
maintenance contest with, "Props from a tour of duty with the office 'U. officer Mrs. Barney Henry,' Mrs. Wile '

111- are wicked, Props are sharp; of the Chief of Naval Operations I of NAS Miami. liam MacAndrews, Mrs. Ernest A patient in an insane asylumwas

stand clear or play St. Peter's He worked there on milItary I Comdr.:Swanson and both exec I Ij' Tessreau and Mrs. Neil Hurphy trying to convince an atten-

Harp." In the Flight Safety slo- requirements for air war utive and commanding officer of assisted with the decorations in dant that he was Napoleon. "But

gan contest, Lt. B. J. Hansen fare. j'I the USS Bataan. the "Summertime" theme. who told you that you were Napoleon -
walked off with top honors with, ?" inquired the attendant.
Before his tour of duty with
"Bend your will to safety's way; the office of the Chief of Naval I "God did," replied the inmate.

\'' *- Honorable you'll live mentions to fly another were day.won" Operations he was commandingofficer ; C pt. Born Takes CommandOf the'I next did not bunk," came a voice from 4

11\ of Attack Squadron 45,
.. by Lt. (jg's) Harold Bartleson
Prior to that he completed Offi I carriers, truisers and battleshipssince
and William Cameron and
Edwin R. Farady, AOC. by cers' General Line School and Fleet Air Wing Eleven I graduating from'the Naval
had served ;
1\J\ as officer-in-charge Academy in'1927 where he play-
of.a carrier qualification training ed football and was a member of
t Fasron Six Capt. Arthur S. Born took over
unit at Pensacola. rines in time of war. the varsity crew.Outstanding.
fT''T With all of the new promotionsin command of Fleet Air Wing I Career
In command of the
Eleven from Capt. Jesse S. Mc- assuming
the squadron* everyone is hav- Comdr. Carter, departing air I Clure, at colorful ceremonies at I Wing, Captain Born exhorted all During operations in the Pacific -
ing a fine time smoking cigars. ,
the last he air
'- e. r y v group com the Naval Air Station last Fri. I personnel to strive to obtain a during war was
Right after the word was out !, mander, willproceed day. "true index of our antisubmarine officer on the carrier USS York-
about all of the enlisted
promo town.
p to
warfare capabilitiesthere
Captain Born has served as
tions, a rush began on promoting NAAS Captain McClure leaves Fleet
i Saufley head of the Electronics Divisionof must be no doubt of this capabil
... officers. So far the administrative t Field near the Navy's Bureau of Aero ity". Emphasizing that these areda's Air Wing Eleven to become commanding
officer, Albert E. Johnson; Pensacola, and officer of the Naval Air
when must be
nautics. In addition, he has had a everyone
communication officer, Sigurd M. will assume the tour of duty in the electronics economy minded he pointed out I Station at Patuxent River, Mary-
Gudal; Supply officer, Robert I. I land.
position executive that and
training practices
section of the Office of Chief of procedures .
Bateman, and Education i and officer
should be monitored to
Training Officer. Norman E. ._ I i\t the inctal.: Naval Operations.
"""' 9. guaranteed that the 'day to dayeffort'
Delivers I
Fenfold have all been advancedto Rich
Comdr. Carter lation. Before
will produce the
Fleet Air Wing Eleven is made i
the rank of full lieutenant.
taking command of CAG-17 he
up of patrol squadrons whose percentage results. In other I
Assistant Personnel officer Lawrence
served as- an instructor in the I, missions is anti-submarine war- words, for any training effort expended ,
W. Burns, Jr., Berkley W. aviation of the U. S. :
department I
must a
j' fare. The patrol planes are we receive Band Here
Hall and Oliver E. Deehen I
are Naval Academy at Annapolis.The equipped with considerable electronics proper I increase in war read
"JG's", I
new skipper is an Illinois devices to aid in seeking iness..

Several new officers ''have reported native and won his wings at Pen- and destroying enemy subma- ,I Captain Born has served on I
in for duty. They are Lt. I Next WeekThe

Meridith K. Price, Lt. (jg) Berk- AN, were both recently transferred -_........._-_. -- _
ley W. Hall and CHGUN Joe H. to AN (P) school at NAT-
Man with Th
Clements. Gunner Clements is ,TC Jax. Roy Fields, SN has left Young
currently away at school'getting for the USS Currituck (AV7)for ) Drums, Buddy Rich, brings his
sticks and orchestra to the Naval
checked out mine warfare. duty.
Air Station next week for a three
Mr. Clements will replace CH. Five men have left the squadron day appearance.

? ., GUN Daniel J. Morris who will in the past two weeks for
Rich, who is. currently rockingthe
be detached the middle of the separation from the active Navy. music world with his triple

month. However, one of the men, FrankC.
threat of entertainment, drums-
Also detached have been Ens.'I' McNab, Jr., AMS2 ha takenup voice-tap, will play at NATTCenter -
Griffith H. Knoop who has been with the Weekend Warriorsand
June 16, at Mainside June 17,
. released to inactive duty and is now a station keeper hereat ., "and the Officer's Club, June 18.

: Lcdr. John R. Riggsbee (MC) Jax. Dressed like an Ivy League un-

'I' who has resigned from the Naval The other four men are DonaldP. dergraduate, Rich toured the na-

service. Reese, AT3, Bernard K. Ulm, tion with some of the outstanding .

Stan Grushkin, AF3 is now undergoing AE2, Jerome Glaub, AL3, and Ed ; bands of the country before

.. a course of instruction J. McCarthy, AM3, all have been IyMY' forming his own and since that

.. at Pensacola in the operation of discharged.Ten time has placed his! name, highon

motion picture cameras. new SA'i are now busy at : the list of musical leaders.

.l." work in the squadron after finish Buddy is a superbly controlled

Richard: Starkey, AD3 is back ing recruit training at NTC :wc. .I..c a aNEW drummer combining perfect

after a short spell in the hospital. Bainbridge, they are Charles FAW-11 C01\l1\IANDER-Capt. Arthur S. Born (extreme technique, an innate sense of rhythm .

Earle P. Bailey, PNT2T) has Beaton, Richard Bowman, Posey right) reads his orders while taking; over command of and deep emotion in his

il, been committed to the hospital Conner, Charles Doerr, Tony Es- Fleet Air Wing Eleven during ceremonies last Friday lie relieves torrid style, at the same time

for treatment and expects to stay posito, Earl Craighead, James Capt. Jesse S. McClure (second from left) who will become CO playing rock-steady tempos and
of NAS Patuxent, Md. On the left is Comdr. Joseph T. Thornton, I
-. 4 *' there for quite a while. Billy M. Deegan, Lloyd Harris, David I Jr., chief of staff, and second from right is Comdr. Frank Voorhie, feeding soloists beautifullyshaded J

Stansbury, AA and James Clancy Holloway, and Horace Johnson. Operation officer, Fleet Air Wing 11. background rhythm.

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Six _JAX AIR 12 .

Hospital CopsIntramural

Golf CrownNaval

Hospital of the Nationa ,. ..
League won top honors in the intramural .
links battle with their V < fr

one sided drubbing of NATTC

Training 26-10, in the play-ofl
With John Charvat match between the two league .
Mason Field is acquiring a new look that will give the local winners last Saturday. r rwa
orchard all the appearances of a major league park and it's a pretty Collecting 9 points, Medics +r
good guess that there will be few athletes marring its makeup.The Charles Paresi and Doc Fuhring
stopped Gus Guzman and Bill .
new lock we're referringto to protect the fast ball offeringsof McConnel from taking a single ..
is the fence which is being
Bayard McNagny
point in their match. qL"
erected to enclose the previously Few Home Games In June Mel Hirsch and Bill Weaver

barren outfield greenery.It June will be the shortest playing from the Hospital combined to s

will take a good poke U month at home for the var. take TA of the 9 points from
clear the six: foot barrier in any sity baseball team, that has con their opponents John Hughes
field which extends 335 feet in sistently improved over the past! and Bill Mitchell.

left, 375 in center and 325 in three weeks, with only four Remaining points were evenly
right. The only home runs hit to games remaining here before divided tmong the other two "
date in the Navy park have been July 4.NAAS. foursomes. INTRAMURAL LINKS CHAMPS Displaying individual
solid hit liners that rolled unhindered trophies following thier victory over NATTCenter Training for
Sanford, which split a Hospital's blue team also ran the all-station intramural golf championship, are members of
between the garden de. two game series with the Fliers away from NATTC red competition the winning Naval Hospital combine. Bottom row are (left to
tenses. earlier, treks to Mason Field on 65-19, in red and blue right), Charles Paresi, Frank Lusk, Bill Weaver and Mel Hirsch. "I!'
Canvas Walls A Sound Move June 20-21 for a pair while Orlando matchings for the day. Back row (left to right), Everett Clayton, Doc Fuhring, Jim Rena ,?
Pearson.VP861 .
Special Services directors Air Force Base will be here and Jud ,

made a sound move in selecting for two games June 2728. Ping Pong

canvas, instead of wood or metal,, Lefty John Carsello's return to Commissary Hold
to span the reaches of the iron action last week with an impres- TourneyCommences '

pole supports, from both a safe sive one-hit, 13-0, win over the ,
and economical standpoint. Post Nine Generals was heartening .

There will be little danger of for Coach Frank McCaf Continuing delays, causing i Sway In HAS Loop Play

an outfielder smashing into a frey who is prepping his chargesfor postponement of the 1952 NAS ...
solid obstacle in his chase for a the Sixth Naval District Ping Pong Tournament, have
of intramural softball at I 11)
fly ball as would be the case Tournaments, August 4-17. been eliminated and action got Incomplete returns after seven days
NAS show five teams with unblemished records during second flb
with material other than last with 31
any Lefty Grows Hair in Wrong Spots underway Monday
round play. VP-861 tops the American League heap, while Commissary 1
in .
canvas. Contestants wielding paddles *
The little portsider took quitea leads the National circuit. WAs
At the completion of every ribbing from the Fliers bench the Mainside Gym lobby. ,.
game, when the field is not in during Thursday's game with First round pairings I list: was the case during the first Closing the week Friday Com J"'

actual playing use, the canvas Patrick Air Force Base when Fisher vs Glaub; Pruitt vs Peterson round of play, managers of the FairJax blanked VF-171, 7-0; VF- '
will be removed and stored eliminating they commented on the few bristling ; Schreck vs Gifford; Blackman home teams have failed to record 174 posted a similar score over
destruction by weather or black hairs above his upper vs Burns; Hollack vs the results of the games with FaeTuLant and VP-861 barely es:1::1

other unavoidable causes.Ft. lip. Christenson; Wheatley vs Kares- Special Services office, topside caped damage, downing VP-5, -I
Jackson Trouble' Seems Carsello is the first ball ki i; Hastings vs S p i 11 z no g Ie; Building 930.Fasron. 2-1.

The visit by Fort Jackson's player since National Leaguer Coughlin vs Pickett. 109 A Winner The standings:
Golden Arrows, July 25-26, could Frenchy Bordergaray of some 10- Price vs Poole; Hogue vs Rup- Monday provided action for the AMKRI'AN LEAGUE:
9 easily produce a flurry of four- 15 years ago to sport a mustache pert; McKay vs Fowler; Bissellvs American League and Fasron 109 Team W r. v
masters, that is, if records and .and the Fliers threatened to take Jones; Couch vs Johnson; O'- promptly responded with a 7-2 VP.tj61 F'ul.on 100 3 2 0 0

press reports from the South broken glass and remove the Meara vs Grabaz; O'Neill vs win over VP-3; VP-861 defeated VI'-J Vt'.17.t 2 2 1 ," ,

Carolina camp are any criterion. growth in quick fashion if the Mudra, and Gerstner vs by,. FaeTuLant, 7-0; VP-5 edged Com VPs 2 2VF173
In racking up 25 wins in their little NATTCenter flinger didn't First round matches should be FairJax, 4.1, and VJ-2 blanked 1 1
first 29 'games the Soldiers and the results }'asron SIX 1ConFalrJax
take prompt action. completed recorded VF-171, 7-0. : t.' 3 .
scored 257 runs with seven of in Special Services office HAW- 0 t
In the senior circuit Tuesday
Hafeman Has Proper Attitude F'B4'TuLant 0 2
the regulars hitting over .300 for Don Hafeman, newly acquired by Monday morning. Contestants O&G downed FAW-11, 9-6. Commissary Vlo'.171 0 3:
a team average of .321. informed .
have been previouslyof thriller
from ANP) School has Store a sTeam
The bats in the Golden Arrows' shortstop NATIONAL I.EAGUK:
the proper attitude toward com- their foe and should make arrangements from Infirmary; O&R blasted W r
lines are first baseman athletics. to play the matches Photo Lab, 8-5, end NARTU was I Commissary Store .. 2 0
Joe Cunningham and outfielders petitive during the noon hour or after upset by VJ-62, 75. o&R: i o .- r _.
Bobby Hazle and Fred Boiko. The stout-hearted youngster has I 1630. .VJ-62 2 1 .
i to become a top Few Results Thursday Supply '
Joe Cunningham Hitting .401 all the machinery I I
VP-5 4.1 !T
Fasron 109 nudged ;
and hasn't placed him NARTU 1 1
Cunningham of the St., who Louis is Cardinals the property performer self above the realm of seeking Center Mainside VJ-2 was a 7-0 victor over VF-174 VF- OI)4'ra Hospital UOI\.I 0 1 0 1 -....t .
173; Fasron Six defeated F'AW.ll 2
leads the squad with a hefty .410 advice, as is so often the case Photo Lab 0 a
4-2; and VP-3 slaughtered Com- .
average and is also tops in runs, with service competitors. Swimmers FinishIn
FairJax, 16-4, in Wednesday'splay.
bits, doubles, walks and RBI's. Immediately following the first Breault Center i
Young Hazle, an outfielder Patrick game last week Hafeman I StalemateNATTCenter
Only three games were recorded -
with Tulsa of the Texas League voluntarily ipoke with Coach
Thursday. VJ-62 defeated Op- Tennis
last year, is currently riding e McCaffrey, asking him to give and Mal i in side erations, 11-5; Supply dumped ChampionNorm
.380 while leading the club him hand in smoothing the ragged
clip a swimming champions clashed FAW-11, 7-4, and CommissaryStore Breault of Disbursing ..
in total bases. spots in his defensive work. night at the Indoor he
Thursday edged Photo Lab, 5-4. bested all competition as
The third member of the big That kind of spirit will carry Pool for the Air Station swim fought his way through 5 matchesto
three, Boiko, former St. Louis him a long way in today's gameof trophy, but decided nothing as backstroke for NATTC in .36 gain the NATTC intramural
Browns farm hand, is slugging a baseball. the two teams battled to a 3030tie while Willard Silva and Bill Me- singles tennis. f .. '.
cool .378 and leads the team in through seven events. Namara of NAS finished two- In the championship matcheslast !

triples. The diminutive outfielder Tars Return Trailing into the final event, three. week Breault took three
slammed two doubles, a triple the 200-yard team relay, the Center Fifty-yard freestyle competition straight sets from George Coatesof dr

and a home run to drive in seven Home MondayReturning squad splashed its way to found Mainside's Gene Bar- AO School, 6-4, 6.1, 6-2, to collect -
runs against Charleston Navy victory in 1:57.1: with Mike Harris bush the winner with NATTC's his final win. '.
for his best afternoon at the plate from an eightdayroad Ronald Becker, Don Horwitz Horwitz and Becker second and The third spot was garnered :

this season. trip, the Jacksonville Tars 'and Daniel Wunowski teamingfor third. Time 28.06.Ilackbarth. by Hugh Farris of Aircraft Main (
Fort Jackson's pitchers have will attempt to raise their stand honors. Wins defeated ""
tenance who, after being
than held their share of ings in the Class A South Atlantic Hackbarth NATTCenter
more up Hanson Wins Two Tom by Breault in semi-final '"
the burden as they have limitedthe League when Macon invades Mainside opened the meet witha edged Bill McNamara for first matches, pasted Bob Burks of --.afJ.

opposition to, a scanty 2.04 Myrtle Avenue Park Monday for win in the 150-yard individual place points in fancy diving competition ANP( ) School, 6-4, 6-2, 7-5.
earned runs per game while three games in as many days. medley, Dane Hanson the victorin while Mainside's Frank Fourth man in the tourney was r J N
striking out 192 batters and walking Thursday, Columbus provides 1:59.02.: Bill Searight was sec- Bunton was third. Individual totals Burke while George Ellison ;
only 87. Twenty-one hurlers opposition in the home orchard ond and Center teammate Harriswas for the winners read 99-92-81 from AO School took fifth with I

have gone the distance. and Manager Ben Geraghty has third. respectively sixth place accorded to Jim Harvey :
Patrol Squadron 3 A ThreatIt his work cut out for him as the Wunowski captured the 50yardBattling Neale Clark, NAS, won the of Special Services.
was interesting to watch the Cardinal nine has established
Patrol Squadron Three Softball itself as a first division team 100-yard freestyle with Maurice
team in action last week as they with its eye on the pennant.The Scott Snares Links CrownWith Goggins second and Frank Dev-

ti subdued a helpless ComFairJax Cardinals will be here for lin, NAS, third. Time 1:08.05.: -' '
nine 16-4. The patrolmen have a single games Thursday through Hanson won his second victoryof
hustling crew and their additionto Saturday with a bargain bill his way through four, semi-finals still to be the meet in the 50-yard breast
the American League of NAS slated for Sunday. I matches of the toughest competition played in the 2nd flight, Ben stroke in 32.05 with Murphy
intramural softball play adds an- Special "Baseball Park" busses I on"the station Earwin Scott VanSchoonhoven faces Frank NATTCenter, second and Warren
other pennant threat to the evenly leave downtown Jacksonville before annexed the station golf cham- Voorhies and Norman O'Bryan Ensull, NAS, third. Winnfng time
.. matched circuit. each game and return im pionship by defeating Ken Sutton meets Tex Cooley. 32.05.

:: Sparked by George Ligon, a mediately. Diamond fans have 5-3, in the finals. Saturday Comdr. James Arm- .
shortstop for the Fliers duringthe plenty of action in store if they First flight honors were taken strong will vie with George Frye Regulation baseballs used in
early part of the season, the follow the Tar both on the road by John Adams who bested Mac for the third flight title on the professional league play have

Three's big bats sound frequently and at home. McKinney. 4 up in finals play. local links. 108 stitches.Page .




12 June 1952 AIR NEWS Page Seven

Three Teams Fliers Drop First League : '

T City Deadlock CircuitFirst I In Encounter In 12 Starts .i 1":1

f R. C. Motors upset league leading -
rick Air Force Base at Cocoa,
Jax Navy in a City leaguetilt
'place in the Men's City Fla., provides the action Thurs-
at Lackawanna last Sunday
Softball League is laced tighter
day and Friday while Monday ;
6-5. to ruin the Fliers' perfect
i than a drum this week and Jax and Tuesday the Fliers trek to
a Navy is right in the thick of the slate, but the defeat was not North Carolina where they'llseek
three-team entanglement that includes 4f enough to knock the locals out of
to of defeatsat
the top rung in first round play.
CWA and Cecil Field. #'HiJ -
the hands of the Camp Le-
The will ,' ,:"V'nk'4..1-'J! Navy needs only one win to insure
locals have ,
an 0 }<) Jeune Marines.
oppor- __ ',, '._" '," '" ,' ,: :
half and will
.. the first crown
tunity to break the deadlock """ .
'''' > Lassila Gets Seventh
- : receive that chance Sunday when b
when they meet Cecil in the sec _. : : < ', ..., 'P. v',,,, "" they host Hardage & Sons on Patrick was the victim of sharp
ond game under the arcs at Lack m pitching and alert fielding last
' awanna Friday night. A defeat DOWN THE LINE-Angelo Tripi, Jax Navy third sacker Mason Field at 1400. Previouslythe
lines sizzler third base line Patrick Air Force week as the locals posted 4-3 and
a down the against Fliers defeated Hardage, 8-3,
would knock them
completely Base here last Friday. The Fliers copped a pair from the invading and 96. 4-1 wins to run their season markto
out of the picture. Air Forcemen, winning the first 4.3 and taking the second 4-1. A series with Pat- 25-21. Gordon Lassila (7-1)) re-
All three teams own 8-3 rec Behind the plate is Patrick's Red Price. two-game ceived credit for the first victory .

..: ords. Should the Fliers ''defeat while Gene Clifford (4-4)) barely

"" Cecil Field they would be assured Break missed a shutout in the second. n

of at least a tie, pendingthe Waves Diminutive John Carsello (2-1) i':

outcome of Monday's game tossed a one-hitter at the Post
with CWA and Cecil. A CWA win Ice Capture Nine Generals as he notched a
would leave Navy in undisputed SportsLead 12-0 shutout. It was the second ',j i

possession of the first round Initial Tilt whitewash the lefthander has recorded -

crown. the first a 1-0 victory over

,_ '" Base Hits Scarce Following a drought in Girls' Raiford Prison in late April. )

, Coach Matt Fedak's charges con- City Softball League play the Jim Eason made his debut on

tinued to find base hits a scarce NAS Waves won their first loop the mound for the locals against ,

item as they dropped a 2-0 tilt to encounter last week 15-4, over a R.C. Motors, but was ushered but ,1

CWA last week. Brad Tredinnickand helpless Springfield Park nine Unchanged In Center'sTorrid in the sixth as the Motormen

Cliff Pickett both singled for with Eva Buenger pounding a scored three times to erase a 4-1 1

the locals' only base hits. pair of four-masters. Softball HassleElectricians deficit. Bill Ziegler ((3-1)) relievedin

Woodrow Perry limited the MacMichael's Sundries, who the seventh, but his offeringswere J

winners to one hit, a single to have found the Waves a cousin pounded for a pair of runs ,."

CWA's second baseman who was team all season, annexed the first Special Services-First Lieuten- and the versatile Navy right-
4-0, and the Medics
r the first man to face him. The hit half crown in City play and the ants split two games last weekin pasted the Marines, 107. I hander was charged with the deMcCaffrey's -

materialized into a run as Blake second-round activities had its the NATTC intramural soft- feat.
walked and Goodman grounded initial sendoff last night at Mur- ball league but remained on top Supply won over Personnel, Throw PerfectA )
9-6, Ordnance Students droppedto
i to force home the counter. Hill.
... ray with a three-game lead over ANP Ships Company, 14-12, and ninth inning rally fell one \ ,
In the fifth walked Budd Tonight the Navy lassies will and Schools. ANP and
Perry ( ) AE ) the ANP( ) School suffered at the run short for the Fliers as they
with one away. CWA's pitcher, tangle with. Florida Bank as the AE are both deadlocked in sec- hands of ANP( ) Ships Company, counted once and left the win- .
McConnell sacrificed with Waves seek to improve their .
Navy's place.In 15-5. ning run on base as Jim Coughlingot
second baseman Joe Alfier cov- standings in the final half with action Monday night the- STANDINGS! his second double and third :,
ering. Budd tried to stretch the numerous practice sessions. Sat W' Lust Prt
league leaders worked on A/C SS, A 1't Lts. 15 3 ..8.3ANF : hit of the afternoon.
play to third base. urday the Lady Marines of Par. Maintenance, handing them a 11- ( ) School 12 3 .800 John McCaffrey preserved La-
AE School 12 3 .800
Moody Scores Later ris Island journey to the varsity 0 shellacking, while Medical bats ANIP) Ships Co. 11 6 .647 I sila's seventh win in the open-
diamond for a 1930 meeting under A/C Malnt. 10 6 625
f'r -,_ Alfier's throw to catch,Budd at punched out a 16-6 win over AK Medical 9 8 .529: ing Patrick encounter as his per-
the lights. AO School 7 8 .437
i third was high and the CWAcatcher School and AE School rompedover AK School 7 11 388 fect peg from centerfield, follow-
' Kay Shorb was on the mound 7-0. Personnel 4 11 285
with ing Price's to
... : scampered across Supply 4 13 235 single center
;: ," the final tally of the game. for the Waves and walked seven Knocking the Marines a step Marine 3 12 :.2(10 with a man on second, nabbed
AO Ships Co. 3 13 .187
'. Traveling to Georgia last Wednesday while fanning a pair. further down in the 'statistical the runner at the plate attemptIng -

the Fliers came from behind ladder, AO Students rapped outa to tie the game. j

an early Moody Air Force 13-3 win, ANP) School took Marines Sailors I Navy scored twice in the first .

lead, only to see their dreams of the first fray of the week from I after Patrick had counted only 1

victory shattered in the bottom of i Personnel, 6-5, and ANP) Ships Vie Under New once in their half on three sin-

I the seventh as the'homestanders Company. collected a 11-9 win gles.
'l from Ordnance Ship's Company.In Little Action Friday
put together two runs for a 9-3
decision. MA1NS1DEThursday other games Special Serv- Center ProgramAn Patrick's Boyd Atwood sin-
gled to the ninth and movedto
ices-1st Lt. Wednes- open
dropped a
The locals counted single runs June 12 expansion' of the ANP( )
-t'. in the second and third before "Red Planet Mars", Andrea King day game to AK Students, 7-6; physical training program featuring second on a passed ball. Short-
Jim Ellis strolled and
Moody plated five in the fifth. A Friday, June 13 Maintenancemen stopped Student intercompany competition pinch
hitter Al Market forced Atwoodat
f. pair of Navy runs in the sixth "Ivory Hunter", Anthony Steel between Marines and Sailors is
third on a ground ball to the )
ran the count to 5-4, but the Air iiI underway at NATTC. This program
Saturday, June 14 : pitcher. _
r J Force strengthened its lead in Dr. is in addition to the reg-
"Ten Tall Men", Burt Lancaster .dam Ii. Market was forced at second,
the bottom half with two more ular intramural
Sunday, June 15 but Knipp and George Welch
runs. "Francis Goes To West Point"._ .1 A. 12 team Softball league has kept the rally intact, Tom Nee-

..:: Triple Evens ScoreIt .. ____ Donald O'Connor been organized and is due to ly's boot on Welch's grounder allowing -

, was 7-4 in the last frame Monday June 16 commence operations as soon as Ellis to score The stage

;i ;,>- when Tom Hendricks singled to "My Six Convicts" .... .... ............_ the Marine complement is suf- was set for Price's single and

open the inning. Perry skied for .. Millard Mitchel ficient at the Center. McCaffrey promptly took the ball

... the first out, but Tredinnick, Fe- Tues. & Wed. June 17.18 The top Navy and Marine I on one hop to catch Knipp by

dak and Louie Izzino were safe "Greatest Show on Earth" .-....._ p teams will play each other at four strides at the plate.

on a single, walk and hit bats- _...... Betty Hutton the close of the season for pos Clifford Misses Shutout

.. .... man. Gene Horton left runners NATTCENTER session of Captain's Trophy Seeking his second straight
stranded when he popped to first Thursday June 12 which will be presented annuallyto shutout, Clifford was in trouble.

for the second out. "Lydia Bailey", Dale Robertson the top-ranking athletic com- in the eighth when, after strik- "

Pickett's single plated the runs Friday, June 13 panies. ing out the first man to face him, ;

three and four of the inning to "Ten Tall Men", ..Burt Lancaster Also on the agenda is a monthly he walked Price and gave sin- '

give Navy en 8-7 margin before Saturday, June 14 smoker matching glovemen gles to Bob Smith and Atwood.

*s. George Breen walked and Carl "Ivory Hunter", Anthony Steel from each company with. points Both hitters were cut down on, a

w Polan grounded to end the in Sunday, June 15 a going toward the cup from these double play from Angelo Tripi -J

ning. "California Conquest" __ bouts. The first smoker will be to Neely, but Price scampered ;

.. .7. Perry walked the first man to .... .... .. __ Cornel Wilde held June 26 in the boxing area across for the marker.
face him in the bottom of the Mon. & Tues. June 16-17 on Allegheney Road. Carsello had a no-hitter work- ,

-r'J. seventh, but got the next hit- "Francis. Goes To West Point"_ Lt. Paul McCoy, Special Serv- ing until the final frame against

ter on a short fly. Pinch hitter .... _.. Donald O'Connor ices officer; Lt. Harold Willyard, ,Post Nine, but Paul Smith one- .

J S Henderson tripled to plate the Wednesday, June 18 ANP( ) Student phase officer; Lt. based to open the inning to spoil :j

I tying run. Shortstop Fain was out "My Six Convicts" ._. Al Pomerenk of MAD and Lt. the bid. The little portsider ','"

I to the catcher. ._ Millard Mitchel Willard Noble, ANP) athletic walked five and struck out 13 .',..,
: A free pass to the third base- NAVAL HOSPITAL officer will guide the program. while his mates scored frequently ,
men put runners on first and Thursday June 12"Scaramouche" for the 12-0 win. ';)'!
.,. The Marine organization will \'
third with two down, but the !,
Moody catcher singled to right to ___ ...Stewart Granger be handled while by Chief T/Sgt.Barnett Tom Hawkins will- Macclcnney Here Sunday; '::3

'.. send home the winner. Friday June 13 The Macclenny Blue Sox, cur- ', J
- handle the Navy set
Line scores: "The Clouded Yellow"Jean __ up. rently leading the North Fiori'I"' j

Jax Navy 011 002 4-8 8 2 ?.._....__ ..____. SimmonsSat. ACE DISTANCE l\IAN-At. I I da League, will play a single /". Y
Moody AFB 000 052 2-9 8 3 & Sun. June 14-15 lan Ray, one and two-mile run- Pitcher Jim Hearn of the game with the Fliers on Mason ;
is the lad who broke the 1'
Gonyea, Perry and McElya and "Lydia Bailey", ..Dale Robertson District ner AAU track record at Giants introduced in spring training Field Saturday afternoon, 1430. ,r\ill(\

Breen; Wallace and Miller Monday June 16 Atlanta recently. He toured a new change of pace pitch, Jim DiCesare will make his tJJk

Jax Navy 000 000 0-0 2 3 "California Conquest" __._.-__ the path In a sizzling 9:58.2. A described by Manager Leo Du- first start, ,of 'the season for <

CWA 100 010 x-2 1 1 _. _.__..._. Cornel Wilde student at NATTCenter's ANP rocher as a "half-fork" ball. Jim Coach Frank McCaf trey's ath ;,
( ) School, he's looking forward -
It mixing it with his fast ball '
Perry and McElya; McConnell Tuesday June 17 to the all-Navy elimina- letes.JAX ,:. ,
- 4 and Budd. "Ivory Hunter", >..Anthony Steel tions to be held this month. and sharp curve. .
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Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 12 June 1952

) Comdr. Bonvillian Predict Rotation Lag:

I mmDJD. For Combat Troops ,A.

New VP-861 CO Washington' (AFPS) Combat

(Items offering for sale articlesof soldiers may soon have to serve

property such as washing machines Comdr.. William D. Bonvillian in Korea longer than the time .

automobiles, furniture, radios is now commanding officer of prescribed in the existing rotation (;

clothing, and the like are VP-861, having relieved Comdr. policy. r

prohibited by Defense Depart 1-: Edward R. Rodgers of the post This forecast was made by Lt. i

ment reGulations. This column ''. .,t' .. last Friday morning. Gen. A. C. McAuliffe, Assistant ...

Before assuming his presentrole Chief of Staff for Personnel dur- .
will, however, list such servicesas lk
available housing, rides want '. :< : Comdr. Bonvillian was servo ing a recent interview

., .. ing as Aviation Tactical Doctrine He based the forecast on the'fact
ed, lost and found articles, and ,". :
:: .
other similar notices.) .: .f: officer in the office of the Chiefof that starting this summer

R ( Naval Operations. the Army will begin to lose

FOR RENT numbers of who have
large men
.: Comdr. Rodgers, who served as
Furn. 4rm. their term of service '
apt garage. $50 per completed
skipper of VP-861 for a little t'
mo. 8530 Matua Ave. J. B. Sad as prescribed by law
more than a year, will assume
ler. Rt. No. 4, Box 418-E, Jax, new duties in the Navy Bureauof By the fall of this year, Gen.

Fla. McAuliffe estimated, draft calls
Aeronautics in Washington, D.
Furn. 4-rm, apt. $65 per mo. 1605 might reach 65,000 monthly. But
i C. During his tour of duty with
Hamilton, Lakeshore. R. Bill. p the sqaudron he accompaniedthem these new inductees would not be

for Koran service until
r Ph. 89633. on two tours from Jackson eligible

Furn. 3-rm apt. Murray Hill. Mrs. b'y ville to the Mediterranean.. they have at least four months

Ballentine. Ph. 8-1760. 6. training. This could leave a gap
Comdr. Bonvillian has servedat
3416 Glen St. } in flow of
Furn. 2rm. apt. n the replacements to
Jacksonville before, as a PBY
Mrs. Hodges. Ph. 85754. Korea.
instructor in 1943 and 44. After
Furn. 3rm. w/bath. 418 Lib
apt. this tour of duty he became com ...... .. --
erty St. Mrs. Stradman. Ph. 4-
manding officer of Rescue Squadron
5676. N 'Y
3, which was based fit Sal- ,, ,
Furn. 2bdrm. house. $100 per
and, Okinawa and receivedthe
Rd. W. O pan
mo. 2578 Adams J.
-- Navy Unit Commendationfor

Berry. Ph. 23634. I CIIANGE-OF-COMMAND-Conducting his first official Inspection rescue work_ in the last c
Furn. apt. 2312 College St. Mrs. of VP-861 is Comdr. William I). Itonvillian (right) newcommanding yearof

Clark. Ph. 7-6249. I officer of the unit. Accompanying him are ('om dr, the war.Service. .
Furn. single rm. 3642 Ernest St Edward R. Rodgers (left) former skipper, and Lt. George Pras- +---

Mrs. Neal. Ph. 28126. I sinos, squadron electronics- -officer ___ ClothingContinued

Furn. single rm. 2312 College St. Classes SplitBeginners'
Mrs. Clark. Ph. 7-6249. i I ( from Page 1)

Furn. single rm. 1016 Mary St. $7 cut-from $32 to $25.

A. E. Ball. Ph. 981313. I II I Swim Class Mushrooms The biggest combination dropis

shown in the new dress blue
Furn. 5-rm apt. $75 per mo. 1915 ,8QJ
I Woodmere Dr. Mrs. Acheson.Ph. I Into Big Project As 200 RespondWhat uniform tag. The jumper and

84267. I trousers, which now cost a totalof

t, started out as just a $24.70, slid to $18.30. Wool \
Turn., 4rm. house. $45 per mo. : taken care of by NAS lifeguards
5232 Ortega Rd. G. E. Green. : simple effort to teach youngstersto and the other by NATTC life blankets showed a substantial :,

Ph. 2-8268. I swim has suddenly mushroom. I guards. decrease, going from $12.50 to ts.
ed into a tremendous undertaking
Furn. two single rms. 2601 Park 'I I II $8.00.
when 200 youngsters I
S. Houston. Ph. 82770. $30 Initial Difference
St. R. Classes for the NATTC group
signified their intentions to enroll Initial
allowances for
Furn. 3rm. 2050 HerschelSt.
apt. will be held each Wednesday and
E. L. Smith. Ph. 2-7120 or in the class being conductedby Friday morning from 0900 to sailors were changed from 223.

ext. 722. Special Services. 90 to 18225. Recruit Waves can
1100. Applications for NATTC
The unexpected response to $244.30 in of the old
expect place
Turn. 3rm. bungalow opposite personnel will be accepted until '
the call has resulted in schedule $310.15 issue. The includes
new figure
NAS. G. Schultz. 703 Plain-
I 1200 Friday at the Indoor Pool
changes in the beginners swim $30 for various L.
I non-serv
field Ave., Orange Park. office, Building 614.
ming classes. The classes will be ice items, a $10 decrease from '
ITnfurn. 2-bdrm apt. 729 Lomax STAFF WEDDINGBreakr
The NAS will incorporate
; Ave. 5 Points. Mrs. Anderson. divided into two segments, one program the $40() now paid. Ing its long standing policy of
all children from Main-
not using wedding pictures of ,
Standard monthly allowances, I .
Ph. 74753. CG Search To side NARTU and Fleet units and
Begins for any kind, the JAX AIR NEWS
both and
men women, paid
Unfurn. 3bdrm. house. $70 per will meet on .Tuesdays and breaks the ice. This photo is not
mo. 2933 West 9th St. B. S. Locate, Report Icebergs Thursdays from 0930 to 1200. All after 36 months service, will also without merit, however, since bone
(AFPS-The U. S. decline. Women of all Serviceswill of its ablest staff members,
Ulmer, Cecil Field Ph. ext. 322. Washington i::
classes will be held in the In
Coast Guard has joined the 1952 receive $6.00 per month Marian Sprenger, JOJ (right), !I'
FOR SALE International Ice Observation and door Pool. where they formerly received tied the knot with a fellow r.I .

S-bdrm house. GI financed. Will Ice Patrol Services, pressing three e' journalist from ComFalrJax, it
cutters and two long-range aircraft $7.20. Enlisted men of the Navy Tom Glennon, J02. The couplewas
; take 2nd mortgage as part of At the first meeting instructors I
into service. and Air Force will receive $6.00 married last Sunday at \
r down payment. J. E. Bratton, The operation is carried out I separated children into three where they formerly received All-Saints chapel And we t:;

t 4712 Blount Ave. Ph. ext. 686.l' yearly by nations of the Interna- groups according to their abilityto $7.20, and men of the Army and I always thought journalists .. H o..
2-bdrm. unfurn. house. 4724 tional Convention for Safety of swim. I were married to their jobs. -: 7
Marine Corps will receive $5.40
Blount Ave. Ortega Manor. A. Life at Sea to locate and report All children will receive in-
icebergs and field ice. The USCG where they formerly received Using the new allowances as a
l' A. Preston. Ph. ext. 261. ships are based at Argentia, New- I structions in Red Cross begin. 660. I basis, Marines will see a 13 per

2bdrm. bungalow. $2,700 down, foundland. ners' swimming and the various Basic maintenance allowancesfor I cent overall decrease in clothing '

t balance of $8,670. 4726 Blount Coast Guard officials say the groups will deal with individual all Services will drop from item prices In the coming list.

Ave. Lcdr. R. A. Knight. Ph. season is not far enough advanced problems in the strokes Sailors paying $6.50 for
to reveal how much ice $5.10 to $4 20 per month. now

ext. 8426. I may be expected this season. The "Polywog" class will meetat Shoes Cost Less dress shoes will shell out $5.40 'R

MISCELLANEOUSBaby I I 1 ri 0930 in the NAS portion of the Male Marine recruits will get under the lower prices. High

sitter available, day or eve- :i Center Artists program and will consist of an issue worth $196.10 during the black shoes will cost $5.00 instead :

4 ning. Janelle Schultz. Ph. ext. children who cannot swim at all. next fiscal year, and the gals will of the present $6.25.

8326. N 'Frogs" will take to the water at receive a $263.78 layout. Initial All other items will either keep

Baby sitting. Peggy Brittain, Seen Via TV 1015 in the intermediate class, clothing allowances are now the same cost tags or have been

II. Qtrs. 5000-C. Ph. ext. 615. NATTCenter added another big and the "Fish" or fairly good $224.62 for men and $308.45 for I lowered from a few cents to a t

+' Baby sitter available. 33c per hr. entertainment package to its list swimmers, will meet at 1100. I women.of dollar. None of the Small Stores

Contact before 1900. Janice articles were upped, and none .
with the presentation of the .
Vaughan. 1212-A Hancock St. pro- 'N""""" '$ ,. 1 ":?' ," .. from old list. '
,, the
I { ;!S W'W'y were dropped
., gram seen on last week's "Jack- .}'f.. <'
Baby sitter available. Miss Joy- sonville Showcase" television f. "'f ''I'' '. <$o:' ,,'<1-1.<:.,* ;:':<< > .

ner. 2120 Herschel St. Ph. 2-
I 9302. program. originating: at WMBRTV. Cost $5,247 YearlyFor

Will exchange duty with an instructor American SoldierThe
The NATTC portion of the show

.? at NATTC- ADC ort featured music by the NATTCats American soldier is the
AD1. H. A. Naccari AD1 Bks.
orchestra; Mel Varver, AA, sing best fed and equipped fightingman

C9, NATTC, Norman Okla. er-comedian, and Patricia Lock- in the world He's also the
Wanted rider to Baltimore on or v4 yiI ,':J
wood, professional singer who most expensive.
I about June 2122. Share ex-
volunteered her services in the Figures recently released
and driving. Mrs. Weis-
penses interest of Navy public relations.The show how much money the
Ph. ext. 8121.
t program was planned and government spends on each individual t: .IJ.
Ride wanted from 20th & Pearlto
coordinated by Lt. James Wolfe, who enters the Army.
NAS. hrs. 08001630. Betty
NATTC public information officer A soldier's pay, food, cloth. "Ting
Braddock. Ph. ext. 418 Ph.
l 35181. and produced by the WMBR- individual equipment and

TV staff. similar items total an average
Wanted rider to share expensesand
I of $2,858 a year.
driving to San Francisco, Ride wanted from 1102 Acosta :
The indirect costs-transportation
..Ii Calif. June 12. Mrs. E. L. Ford. St. to NAS, hrs. 07001530. Nina
medical facilities, mis
Ph. 2-28C8. Harris. Ph. 7-5317.
cellaneous supplies, weapOns
Ride wan fed 'from Lakeshore' to Ride wanted from 5th St. in
1 used by units, operation of
J NAS, hrs. 07301610.() Mrs. Springfield to NAS, hrs. 0730- ,
supply depots and other over-
Brown. Ph. ext. 8393. I II 1630. Cpl. J. R. Seymour. Ph. head-bring the total to $5,217 4k 4ka

Riders wanted one way or round ext. 370.

trip to Norflok. Va. leaving Riders wanted or will share ride year.
This figure does not {
June :21,.. returning June 30. from Jax or Neptune Beach'to TV SHOW SCENE One the featured performers on appear
Share Joseph Hay NAS, hrs. 07001600. A. H. W I R.TV's "Jacksonville Showin case," Mel Carver, AA, Is caught to an estimate of $3,600 f
't, 'expenses. the middle hli burlesque of Johnny Ray's "Little White to train and process a raw re
man, Bldg. 511, NATTC, Ph. Burns. ext. 235, or Bill Talbert, JOI
Cloud That Cr The prorrarTTrtntf'r televised last Friday, featured cruit.-AFPS), -
t-xt 8:>4l. 1 ext. 382. .\ talent.