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: ji::. VF-32 First Unit To


: s'_ :.', Get New Cougar Jet

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; ,: 1 Fighter Squadron 32, a Fleet Air Jacksonville unit basedat

,': ,:';: NAS Cecil Field, has become the first fleet operating squadron -

', : to be equipped with the Navy's newest jet fighter plane,
\. '' ," the F9F-6 Cougar.Over .
:j: :., .

., _.. ...._ "" ." ...:;'.J'jI twelve of the speedy VF-32. .
j sweptwing jets, described by Sec-
The Cougar is the successor to(
I Ir I the retary of the Navy Dan Kimball
\ "over 600 mph" class, this new swept- the battle-proven Grumman Panther
_, I wing jet fighter, the F9F-6 Cougar, is recently as one of the several jet the first jet to be used in

".": the one that is said to out-perform the fighters being built for the Navy combat by the U. S. Navy: It
':. j I Russian MIG. VF-32 is the first squad- which will out-perform the Rus-
Is a much faster than
-. .,,.. I ron to be equipped with the Cougar. sian MIG, have been delivered to airplane
the Panther which is officially I in

the "over 600 MPH" category,

4,000 EmployeesAt yet It has the same low landing

and take-off speed. This difficult

NAS performance combination is ideal
Granted J1IXf s for carrier aircraft.

Wage IncreaseNearly .
Pilots of VF-32, who began

I_ checking out in the first of their
4,000 ungraded civil
new Jets last week, previously flew
n employees at NAS Jax
_ere recently awarded a wage VOL-10 No. 36 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Flo 11 Dec.: 1952 the F4U gull-winged Corsair fighter.conventional type

boost, retroactive to the first -.. Several of VF-32's pilots are

pay period after Oct. 16, 1952. veterans of Korean combat, hav
Will PatrolRoosevelt
The laborer rate has been increased -
ing served with the squadron
J.7 cents, bringing the
when, with other units of CVG-3,
.., hourly rate to $1.20 for this grade.
t, they operated off the carrier USS
i', Helper rate went up 20 cents, Leyte in strikes against communist
bringing hourly for this gradeto
For ViolatorsIn J held territory late in 1950-and
rr. $1.50. All other ungraded rates
: early 1951.
G went up an average of 15 cents the interest tf safety, Capt. *
.> hour.
per Burnham C. McCaffree, commanding Upon return to the United

r Schedule Forthcoming officer of the Naval Air Sta- States, Carrier Air Group 3 was

In making this announcement, tion, has directed that a Navy based at NAAS Sanford until October
;\. Lcdr. Charles L. Garrettson, In of this
patrol be established to enforce year it was
'dustrial Relations officer, stated regulations on Roosevelt Boule- shifted to NAS Cecil Field.

that the new schedules of wages vard prohibiting hitchhiking by Lcdr. Roy Reed, is commanding:

Y, had not yet been received from military personnel. _... officer of VF-32.
Washington, but as soon as they
Although the order against

r It, .be arrived paid, on these the new employees'would basis, and all hitchhiking has been in effect for i1.j 0 & R Will Offer

some time, the new patrol will be
w. employees on the payroll on Dec.
instructed to apprehend all vio-
: 8 would receive back pay to the lators, not only hitchhikers but CARNIVAL CONFAB-Naval Air Station commanding officer Holiday Baskets
first pay period after Oct. 16. Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree (right) is oriented on the history
the highwaywho
Wages Leveled personnel walking on and planning of the Navy Charity Carnival by Capt. Julius C.
I This increase brings the Navy present a hazard to traffic. Early, general chairman of the event for the past two years. A This ChristmasFor
$31,500 check, derived from funds from the '52 Carnival, was the .
'wages at local activities to the
contribution made to the drive the third consecutive
largest single Community Chest year
The Shore Patrol has been instructed -
r' Industrial level for the Jacksonville which went over its goal for the second straight year. employees of the Overhaul and
3 area. to follow the same pro-

f r Employees; at other installations cedure. Huge $31,500 Check Is Largest Repair Christmas department baskets of will groceries give away toa

other than the Air Station will Strict regulations regarding
specially selected group of de
also get similar wage increases, traffic control have been estab-
serving families.
,I': Under Secretary of the Navy lished on the'Station proper, with Charity Carnival Funds Help This project, in charge of the

Francis P. Whitehair has announ- increasing penalties dealt to re- combined seven Shop Committeesof
ced. This includes workers at peated offenders. Proper parking,
O & R
was started November
Green Cove Springs, Naval Air correct hand signals, and obser- Chest Drive Over The TopJacksonville's 1, when ell employees were ask-

Reserve Training Unit, Naval Au- vation of stop signs, light signals ed to donate to the fund each
xiliary Air Station, Naval Fuel (Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 5) week. Donations
Depot, Navy Hospital, Naval Reserve 1952: Community Chest drive soared over were put on a
basis and
Training Center, and the Next Week's IssueIs its quota for the second straight year, with Navy's check for $2,400 voluntary has been, collected.In to date. over

" District Field Publication and $31.500 topping all donations.The .
offices. Final For '52 unofficial total of $690 previous years, O & R employees
Printing at the time the benefit carnivalwas have contributed articlesof
; Result! of Survey Units who wish to publish 794.08 was the largest amount held, and upon returning, vol- food, which were then packed
The Under said the ever raised by the Chest or any
Secretary accounts of their holiday plans
untarily collected $1,500 for its into baskets by the workers. This
. Increases for Green Cove Springs and affairs, are reminded that other charity campaign in Jack contribution. I year, however, it wag decided to
; workers will the of sonville, and was $13,99403 over
bring pay the next issue of Dec. 18 will purchase basket hampers
Other Contribution com-
the set. I
those employees up to the tradi- be the final issue of 1952. I, goal
VC-62 also gave $100 to the plete with groceries, from a
tional level for similar 'workers In addition to the Navy's huge
The Jax Air News will sus- chest drive, and a substantial sum downtown firm. '
at the Jacksonville Naval Air Sta- check, realized from proceeds of
pend publication for two was given by Cecil Field. The collections will end December
tion. the Carnival held at the
weeks after the Dec. 18 issue. 15. Baskets will be purchased
Recommendation for the wage Naval Air Station last spring, Military and civilian personnelof
Publication will be resumedJan. and
by em-
increases was made by the Navy Carrier Air Group Four also con- the various commands here,
8. ployees: on December 23 to those
(Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4) tributed. This group was at sea along with their families and
friends, can take pride in knowingthat people who have been individual.

Pat Byrne Passes Through their support of the 1952 ly recommended 4 .to. receive them.Chaplain ,

Carnival had much to do with
f -I

Pilot Who Grew Up With Naval Aviation Visits Here the success campaign.of the CommunityChest Chief

.. .. .
One of the few flying Warrant r -' checked out in is Jets. It is his Carnival Funds; Pro-rated
" Here
, ,. Officers in the Navy and the man desire that someday he might be As it has been pointed out, the SaturdayMaking

; with the greatest number of hoursin able to do that. annual Navy Charity Carnival is his annual visit, Rear

the air of all Naval Aviators Entering the Navy in 1917 he staged for the purpose of raising Adm. Stanton W. Salisbury, Chiefof

,:;;'; paid a brief visit to the station served as qualified airman during funds for charity, thus eliminating Navy Chaplains, will arrive r,

;' list week. r M WWI. A qualified airman was a various and sundry drives this Saturday for a three-day tour

;.,k. Chief Boatswain Patrick Byrne, sort of Jackofalltrades, servingas throughout the year. Money de- of the stations' religious facilities.
. 1 who this month completed 35 flight engineer, ground mech- rived from the Carnival is pro- ,
Chaplain S al-
t- years of active Naval ,service, anic, gunner, radioman and other rated among various approved
isbury has been
:;"' stopped here for a few days last details. charitable organizations in the
Chief of Chaplains -
week when adverse weather conditions Jacksonville area.PrOOOt'ds .

between here and Seattle, In 1920 he won his wings as an to Charity since Sep.
I 1, 1949. He en-
Wash., grounded his PBM-5. enlisted AP. Eight years later he Other charitable organizationsdue .
tered the
Byrne and his crew were ferry became WO and in '42 was commissioned to receive gifts from the Car- NavyIn

ing the PBM from Norfolk where a Lt. (jg). Advanced to nival proceeds when their annual 1921 underan
they are attached to VR31.Making t 'g4;; Lcdr. in 1944 he held that rank campaigns get underway are: appointmentof :

ti until 1950 when he was reverted American Cancer Society, Duval acting chap-
i._, ,_.._,_ .._ __ ___ ain.
< .m'"''' '' '
his first hop In April, back to.his permanent rank of County Chapter; American Heart Adm. Salisbury

1915, Byrne has now logged a Pat 'Byrne CHBOSN, due to age. Association, Duval County Chap- Prior to entering the Naval service -

. total of 22,000 hours behind a.Uck. of aircraft that was standard One of the most interesting pe- ter; Salvation Army, Duval Coun- Adm. Salisbury served dur-

More than 19,000 of these equipment with the Navy and a riods of his career, he recalls, was ty Chapter; National Society for Ing World War I as a First Lieu- ,

hours have been in Navy craft. few that were not. About the only while he was flying the Mars type Crippled Children, arid Navy Re- tenant 1 n the Army Chaplains

Pat has flown almost every type thing that he has not been (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 3) lief Society. ,Corp



Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 11 December 1952
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SCHOOL COLLECTS Report From Washington

J11 XflflW3Published READING MATTER

FOR PRISONERS Induction For 19-Year-Olds

_ every Thursday for Navy activities at Naval Air Instructors of the layout
Station. Jacksonville, Fla. phase of the Airman Prepara-
To Meet Demand
NAS Jacksonville tory School at NATTCenterhave Proposed s
Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree Commanding begun a drive to gatherold
Comdr. James H. Armstrong Executive Officer
books and magazines for (ly Armed Force Press Service) .
Fleet Air Jacksonville lieutenant, both regular and r
at Raiford Nineteen-yrar-old youths may
men Prison. I
Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardison Officers must
serve. accepted
be inducted Into,the Army if state
Capt. Howard V. Hopkins Chief of Staff: The Instructors are sponsor- agree to remain on active duty
Fleet Air Wing Eleven ing the drive for the men at boards start running into man- for at least one after
Cept. Arthur S. Born ,Commander the Florida State Prison so that power shortages, Selective Ser- year com
of the
Comdr. Joseph T. Thornton .. Chief Staff Officer they will have reading materialfor vice officials have announced. Local pletion course.. -
Naval Air Technical Training: Center boards are now barred from
Capt. Edwin R. Peck ,.._. Commanding Officer their library. The more Inducting anyone below 20. The A change in the Air Force
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart Executive Officer than 2,000 inmates there are payment system will soon be made
edict issued to
was! prevent some
Naval Hospital dependant on donations for which is expected to result in significant .
Capt. Dwight J. Wharton.. .Commanding Officer reading material of all kinds. boards from calling 19-year-old savings to the Air Force,
Weinert. _. Executive Officer registrants while others still had
Capt. T. F. Any book, pulp magazine, or the U. S. Treasury, and the Gen-
NARTU a sufficient reserve of older men.
even a well thumbed eral Office. A recent
pocket Accounting
Capt. Easton B. Noble_ .Commanding But officials are uncertain how
Comdr. Anthony Trusso_ Executive Officer book will be greatly apprec- much longer they can meet de- study completed by the Air Force
iated and will be a good source has resulted in a decision to use
mands without dipping into the
The JAX AIR NEWS U published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station. of enjoyment. 19-year-old bracket. card checks by those finance offices -

Jacksonville no expense, Florida to the,government and printed and O In n:: IIVlncI non-app NAVEXOS ropdated P-33 fundsat Rev. Three collection points have which issue over 10,000

Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air and Station the U.the S. been established throughout the checks monthly, instead of paper
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Naval Air Station Cecil Field The Service departments have
Naval Hospital. Center. They are located at the checks previously in use.
announced that Christ- .
again no *
Editor-Andrew H. Planey Navy Exchange Building 422
Staff Members: Ed Nellist, JO3; John.Charvat, AN; Vivian Williams and the Service Information mas cards may be printed or pro- Navy headquarters in

SA; Helen Harper. Office Building 500. cured at government expense. be moved soon from Tokyo
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press ServIce. Yokosuka, the Navy has announced -
reprinted if the cards be
In publication may not be Only can legally
AFPS material appearing
mhJ'F of othermatter
Press Service. Republlcatlon( .
the written, except permission by I service of publications, U prohibited without permission of WEATHER OUTLOOK justified as necessary for public .
EcUtoi: JAX AIR NEWS. business will they be allowed. Of-
Friday-Mostly clear and cool The Defense Committee
extension Advisory
Editorial offices located Building 930 (topside). Phone ficial messages of greeting, how-
with to Women in the
light moderate northerly on Services has
1184 and 218. ever, may be conveyed through
winds. been
praised by, Assistant Secre-
local administrative media or post-
Every Citizen Responsible Saturday-Partly cloudy and ed on bulletin boards. tary of Defense Anna M. Rosen
warmer with northeasterly winds. berg for its role in adding more
Standards-A National I than 16,000 women to the Armed
High Moral Sunday-Partly cloudy and
Officer applications for underwater Forces during the year of its
warm with light variable winds.

'Must' If Country Is To SurviveEditor's the East demolition and West training Coasts on have both helped recruit The committee Service women has,

Critic "You have lot of bum
: a
been opened by the Navy. Those and to educate the public to a

Note: This essay, by Lcdr. Edward S. Wise, was jokes in this issue." eligible for the 15-week course fuller acceptance of women in the
( officers In the Morals Essay Con- Editor: "Oh, I don't know. I puta are all unrestricted line officers Services.
best among
the entry
adjudged of ). bunch of them in the stove and (except aviation classifications) .
conclusion publication essays
test, and brings to a
the fire just roared. in the rank of ensign through Commanding officers in the

By Lcdr. Edward S. WiseIt Marine Corps have been advised to

is an axiom of history that a nation, to survive, must take no action to promote second

have a strong sense of moral values, and must live accord- l xi'A' lieutenants in any of the follow
ing categories under a modifica-
ingly. It is equally axiomatic that a nation's sense of moral tion of ALNav 33-51: : Officers

values directly reflects the moral standards of the individuals r\j.rm undergoing hospitalization, on sick

who make up the nation. leave, assigned limited duty sta-

two totalitarian movements tus awaiting medical survey,
Within the past thirty years, ''
] t 6 a awaiting action of physical evalu-
Nazism and Communism, have threatened our way ation board, and awaiting physical -

of life. Both of these ideologies have sought to win the ) disability retirement.

minds of men by declaring that the ideas of morality that .

have evolved from the best thought and the best teaching of t. Will Patrol

our best minds through the ages are no longer valid. That i j
(Continued from Page 1)
lies are preferable to truth, that brutality to one's fellow
speed limits are enforced
man is preferable to kindness, that amorality and sexual without partiality to both military:

promiscuity should be substituted for normal! relations with- and civilian officers. As a result,

in the bonds of matrimony. the accident frequency on the Station

has been cut to a minimum.

All this corruption of moral values has been deliberately .

planned to advance the cause of the all-powerful state. Both However, military personnel
OFFICIALS TOUR CLASSES-Col. D. K. Yost, G-I, MCAS driving motor vehicles off the
these "isrns" have openly announced that they wish to wipe Cherry Point, N. C. (right) one of an inspecting party of 12 Marine naval reservation are subject to

out religion, the worship of God, from which the greater part aviation officers, pauses to watch Pfc. Eugene Tatko file an civil traffic regulations, and in
"I" beam In hand tools class at ANP) School. At the left is
of our moral standards spring. They realize that to corrupt Capt. II. G. Smith III, G-I, Fleet Marine, Atlantic. Instructor case of accident are subject to

men's minds you must first corrupt their morals. M/Sgt. Walter Wentzell, talks to other members of the group in civil law authority according to
the background.
new patrol of Roosevelt
individual's morals and his stand- Hold Two-Day Conference
Often it is said that an Boulevard represents a special effort .
ard of moral conduct are his own affair, and are of no con- by the station officials to
to but himself. This theory will hold true onlyif
cern anyone Visiting Marine Officials ImpressedWith augment city and county safety
the has social contact with other can
person no any person, efforts to prevent accidents on the

influence no other person, and is loved by no one. A person Studeilts'Work At ANP) School highly traveled approach to the
marooned on an island where he was the only inhabitant Station.

would be in this unenviable position. Individuals thus iso- "The visiting officers were greatly impressed with the facilities woulddo

lated from all other humanity are few indeed. And, except I I and individual attention given students in the Airman PreparatorySchool A man with a closed mind

for these occasional and unfortunate ones, every act, goodor ," Lt. Col. James C. Lindsay, commanding officer at Marine Air well to keep his mouth that

bad, of an individual affects those near him or those who Detachment, NATTCenter, reported after 12 officers from Marine air way, too.
love him. I commands toured the school last week.

The person who possesses and lives by a firm set of The group inspected the school
moral values, derived from the best in our heritage of civili- I during a two-day conference here sions at MAD, the officers, who DIVINE

zation, is usually an emotionally mature person. He usually to discuss Marine training problems represented six air commands and

has a definite sense of his responsibility to those who, love and formulate policies for Headquarters Marine Corps, met SERVICESJ/

him, of his responsibility to his fellow man, and of his responsibility i the coming year. with NATTCenter Naval training

to himself to walk uprightly before his God. He i I *' officers. Protestant *
knows what is morally right and what is morally wrong, and 0800-Lutheran Communion .'
In addition to conference ses- The meeting here was suggestedby
he deliberately chooses the right.
Colonel Lindsay to acquaint Services, Small Chapel.
-All Saints Chapel.
LuncheonAt commands with training given in
Just as the pages of history tell us.of the fate of nations Special$ the schools here. The ANP), 0915-Naval Hospital ChapeL

which compromised their sense of morality, so they tell us of Civilian. Cafeteria Aviation Ordnance, and Aviation 0930Sunday SchooL

men and of nations whose influence in history has been out A special 65 cent luncheon Machinist's Mate schools at NA 1045-All Saints ChapeL

of all proportion to their numbers because of their steadfast menu will be offered to em- TTCenter now graduate about 1-, Catholic

refusal to condone wrong or to retreat from what they knew ployees eating at the civilian 200 Marines a month. 0800-0900-1000 -Mass, St. Ed

was right in moral conduct. cafeteria beginning Friday, Represented at the conferencewere ward's Chapel. .

Our nation's influence in world affairs is exercised Dec. 12, manager Charles the Marine Air Corps Air 0645 Mass at Hospital ChapeL

through moral and ethical force as well as by armed might. Keuhner has announced.The Stations at El Toro, Calif.; Cherry Mormon '

That moral force cannot be greater than or different from the menu will include one Point, N. C.and; Miami; Air FM- 1930 Tuesday-NATTC Chap-
of the moral standards and of its individual Flant and Air FMFPac
net sum practices meat dish, two vegetables, ; NATT- lain's office.
citizens. Now, almost as never before, our country needs to bread and butter, and coffeeor Center at Memphis, Tenn., and Christian Science.
have its citizens exhibit their devotion to the principles of tea. Headquarters :Marine Corps in 1900 Tuesday-NATTC Chap :

individual morality that have'made us great. Washington. lain's office.




11 December 1952 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three ,

OSRffA I 800 Civilian Volunteers Needed As Air ObserversHave I. I

you ever felt you'd like 8,000 previously organized Observation is being run by the Air Force. of radar, is another important

to be of more service to your Posts and 28 Filter With the exception of a small phase of aircraft observing and

Centers. unit of Air Force personnel who reporting.The .
country and to its defense pro-.
will be assigned to supervisethe Filter Center at Jack-
at the Navallospital
on board ?. If do here'
.. for active duty were: gram you your In explaining. the Ground Observer operation of the Filter Cen- sonville is locate at 575 River-

Lt. Leonora F Amlong, Lt. Hor- opportunity.An Corps, Lt. Boucher in- ter, it will be manned and op- side Avenue. Persons desiringto

ace O. Bone, Lt. Frank C. Joiner, additional 800 civilian vo- dicated that it Is composed of erated by civilian volunteers. volunteer for duty should

Lt. John IL Reed, Jr., and Lt. (jg) lunteers are needed to process non-military personnel who volunteer call 7-8473, or the Jax: Air

Struble. their services on a part AU of the system requires News office, 8184.
:Mary R. Ground Observer ,Reports for
time basis to report the move- close coordination, explainedLt. The Filter Center and observer -
Reporting aboard from Hospital this area, according to information -
ment of aircraft. Boucher, as the gaps In posts for this area will be
Corps School, Portsmouth, Va.,
received from Lt. LionelIL The Ground Observer CorpsIs the radar warning system, organized, trained and placedin
were Paul A. Brockway, HA; Jo-
Boucher, commanding: officer being established as an Im- which are Inevitable because of a "stand-by" basis for emer.
seph Krawcyzk Jr. HA Ennis
; of the Jacksonville Air Filter portant link in our Air Defense radars line-of-sight limitation, gency use. Periodic exercises
Moore, Jr., HA; Joe E. Price, HA;
Center. System. The volunteer memberof might be the place where ene- conducted by the Central Air
,Walter R. Critchett, HN; Kenneth
The Jacksonville Filter Cen : the corps are members of my aircraft enter the United Defense Force at Kansas City,
C. Rudnicki, HN; Arthur J. Ap-
ter is one of the 24 new centers the state civil defense organi States. Spotting low flying air- Mo., will give the corps active
plegate, UN James L. Brady,
; being established to work with zation, but the entire program craft, under the effective arc operating experience.
UN; Norman A. Woehrman, HN.

From Hospital Corps School, .

Bainbridge, came Harry E. Brad- AFIS RecommendedFor ;:: : '; -::: : ;. : : :: '; 19 Added To
ford, Jr., HA; John R. Kozlck, Prospective PIOs ; ,::::,,: ,: .,::' .:. ;:... .

HA Floyd; Joseph W. McDonald R. Luciano, Jr., HA, ;HA Er-; ,: Naval are commands being urged ashore to take and full afloat .:: ., ,.. ", :.::':';; : :::: <\< ::':i; ;,:: < Roster OfVfcGalloners

D. Kincaid, HA. advantage of the services offeredby ,

Pest the Armed Forces Information ; ; :: ... : ;

Joel A. Blumberg, SA; Nicholas ; School, Ft. Slocum, N.Y. Drastic + i Nineteen more blood donors

Corrigan, SA, and Richard C. cuts have been made in billets ;; have been added to the Jax: Half-
Cooper, SA, reported aboard from I for full time public information :; *' ..,.y Gallon club, bringing the total

USNTC, Bainbridge, and Doris M. I personnel, the Navy said, due to I membership to 131.

Cavanaugh, HA reported from fund limitations. The Navy re-
Military and civilian personneland
Corps School, Great Lakes, HI. commends that officer and enlist-
( dependents) who have givenat
Three new additions to the ed personnel, interested in public
least four pints of blood to thestation's
Chief's watch list on Dec. 16, will' information, be ordered to AFISat Armed Forces Blood Cen-
be Ben Kissee, HM1; Calvin tAki x.
the first opportunity.Blanding
ter are eligible for membership.The
Cupit, HM1, and James IL l'I' new members include:

honey, HM1.Alfred ;
Is Harry E. Thorne, FN, Reserve
Tomerlin, Jr., HM3, took I Fleet.

the final step on Nov. 23 after

Miss Betty" Meeks,of Vero Beach Site of Annual Fleet.Arthur J. Olsen, FN, Reserve

Bald "yes.
r John.S. Shay, AA, Cecil Field.

Red Cross Note Marine FiringThat 'FLAT TOP' ACTION-Action scenes such as this can be seen Pfc. James R. Landrus, NATT-
in the color drama movie "Flat Top" which will be shown at a Center.
There Is no doubt at the Naval busload of Marines you'veseen local Jacksonville theatre this evening. Filmed for the most part Riley J. Spears, AM3, Fasron 9.
that Christmas is Just Princeton in the film is full vivid
Hospital aboard the USS Pacific, the of
lately, clad in dungareesand action. Carl P. Kroboth, Jr., AMAN,
around the corner. Each afternoon
carrying rifles, isn't part ofa Fasron 9.Thomas.
from 1400<< lo 1600 there are two
replacement draft. It's the an Actual Carrier Operations L. Brown, AN, Fasron
friendly ladies at Navy Exchangeto
nual trip to the rifle range, re- 9.

service wrap will gifts be for available patients.throughDec. This quired yearly by all Marines, Naval Aviators In Action In WWII Norman L. Millen, AT3, Fasron

which is now under way for per 6.
23, though it is advisable to
sonnel of the MAD at NATTCenter William E. Hubbard, O & R.

plan minute early rush.and avoid that last and Narine Barracks on Main- Vividly Portrayed In Movie 'Flat Top'"Flat Jax.Robert L. Kemp, YN2, ComFalr-

Ward C-4 was a lively spot side.Now Top", a color motion picture vividly describing the actionsof
in its second week at James D. Hall, SA, Fasron 109.
!Tuesday, Dec. 9 when the American a group of naval aviators flying off a carrier during World War II,
Blanding individual qualifications George G. Baughman, Public
Legion, Post No. 293 enter- Camp and later Korean jet operations, is to be shown this evening at one of
will continue throughthe Works.
1 tained. Before the party was over the major movie houses In Jacksonville.
19th. Approximately 350 men Paul J. Macken, SKC, Reserve

the patients were singing carols will fire, 225 with the carbine and Starring Sterling Hayden as a Rear Adm. Leslie Gehres, (ret.), Fleet.

With guests. 120 with the M-l. Carrier Air Group Commanderand one of the Navy's great heroesof James L. Route, AMAN, Special
Thursday, Dec. 11 the recrea-
M/Sgt James J. Creek, Instructor Richard Carlson as the execu- the Pacific fighting, acted as a Service.
tion hall will ring with piano
at AO"A" school fired technical director of the Navy Cpl. Frederick A. Wunsche, NA-
music. Miss Wilhelmina Kist will tive officer of a fighter squadron -
the highest score with the car- epic. TTCenter.
be guest artist for the evening. the film features scenes of
bine so far, a 257 of a possible William D. O'Neil, SN, NATTCenter. -
Her program will include many air to air combat, the bombing of .
275. Best carbine for the
score Admiral Gehrea came up thru
of which is Warsaw
favorites Concerto., one She will play any and first week wah made by M/Sgt. ships, land straffing and bombingof the enlisted ranks and was cap- James C. Patterson, PNSN. NA-
all Robert W.Genie, ANP) school Japanese fortifications duringthe tain of the aircraft carrier USS TTCenter.
requests possible. Instructor who collected 251. last war. I James H. Johnson, TD3, NATT'
Ward A-6 Is anxiously awaitingthe Franklin which was hit by a Ka-
Most accurate eye with the M.ll mikaze and set afire. He remained Center.
arrival of afternoon
Dec. 13 when Saturday Jacqueline Daviswill so far has been Pfc. J. D. Under The scenes showing actual car- : aboard the stricken ship with a Estelle M. L'Heverux, SA, Com

entertain with her own brandof wood, also an ANP( ) school in- rier operations were taken aboard volunteer crew, extinguished the munications.

boogie-woogie music. structor. His 230 of e possible 250 the USS Princeton which was en- raging fires and brought the flattop ......

Ward n.11s looking forward to points beat by four the score of route from San Diego to Hawaiion to port, for repairs. BLOOD BANK
C. C. of the Brig. its to Korean waters.
Sgt. Blakeney way
its Christmas bingo party spon- Many of the scenes in "Flat

sored by the National Council of Top" were taken by official U.S. BOX SCORE .

Jewish Women Dec. 17. Navy photographers aboard shipsIn

Those patients wishing picturesof the Pacific. All of the footage No. Quota l't'r-

the Christmas decorations Inklhe .. < made by the Navy photographers Sch. Met rent
hospital 'there are cameras has never before been released. Marine Drks. .... 10 20 200.0

with flash attachments which may Dental _...._....... 1 2 200.0

be checked out at the Red Cross FAW.ll __'..13 23 176.9

Recreation Office. NATTCenter _...253 355 140.3

Gray ladies are shopping for 0 Pub. Works ........ 24 21 112.5

the bed patients every day and FIe. Mil. Dist. .... 5 5 100.0

Navy exchange is a busy shop- Sp'c.: Servo .._... 4 4 100.0

ping center with attractive giftson MAINSIDEThurs. Comm. _.._M'_ 4 4 100.0

display. ., Dec. 11 IRD .............._..... 2 2 100.0

Boots Malone..William Holden Medical _.__ 2 2 100.0

Reduced Prices For l rI. Dec. 12 NARTU __._ 1 6 85.1 .

_.....____ 12 10 83.3
- Male Chorus ConcertThe Smoky ....... Fred MacMurray Oper.
_. ... '
= Sat. Dec. 13 Supply .. 21 22 81.4
annual concert of the Jax q ; Above andBeyond Res. Fleet _M..M 85 68 80.0 'I.

Male Chorus will be given Mon- r4S4 'raa. .. Robert Taylor Admin. .......M..._ 3 2 66.6
day, 15 Dec., 1952 at 2015 in the NATTCenter"M' ComFalrJax: _... 9t 31 43.6

George Washington Hotel aud- Thurs. Dec 11 Grn. Cove SpgS'M 35 H 40.0 .,

itorium. Torpedo Cecil Field _....... 16 5 31.2

Service personnel in uniform Alley ....._.. Dorothy MaloneFri. O&R _......"...115 26 22.6

will be admitted at the reduced -. tEi .. .. .., De>*. 12 Hospital __ 21 1 4.7 ,
-- -- -----
price of 75 cents. Boots Malone .. William Holden Engineers 13 0 0.0 )

-" NAS PHOTOS GAIN ATTENTION Charles C. Gossett, PIIGC, Sat. Dec. IS AIM _........._ 4.. 0 0.0
She: "Would you like to see of the NAS Photo Lab compares the lab's
right), chieMn-charge
Smoky....... Fred MacMurray
in the Nov. 17 Issueof
where I was vaccinated? file copies with four big; pictures that appeared
Sailor: "I sure would." Life magazine. The pictures were those taken of the dramatic NAVAL HOSPITAL Torpedo
rescue at sea some 55 miles from here in the Atlantic ocean when Thurs. Dec. 11 Alley -
She: "Then keep your eyes the Blimp K-119 went down. Lawrence Mack, AF1, who handledthe Battle Zone Linda Christian ;;:;: :4:
open. We'll be passing the hospi- camera, gives the word on how the shots were taken. The pictures -
Fri. Dec 13 Boots
tal in a few n nute.." received nation-wide coverage. 11.?.. ;

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Page Four JAX AIR NEWS 11 December 1952 ,


VP-861, Fasron Six, VF-43 Report

i Scouting Jacksonville Area Squadrons


Shortly after returning from tendon sheared accidentally in HER AND THERE

the Squadron Operational Readiness the barracks. Bumpus resumedhis
duties in electronics shop. ; lie was a well-known tightwa_,
Inspection hop last Thurs 1'E
; and he sent his wife a check
Van LeLand Worrell AOC f"
day, crew four with Lcdr. Robert returned
to Ordnance last Thurs- d a y a thousand kisses on her birthday
Olson and Lt.'s Edward Morris + d L .
day after being TAD to ComFai'r.Jax l. She wired him this message;
and Bob Murdock, pilots, and
for the past six months. "Thanks for the check. I had no t.
Gordon Parker AD1
cap- k "
John M. Sheppard, AOC, and trouble at all getting it cashed.
tain, who made up the SAR crew t ''
wife, are proud to'announce the *
for the day, were ordered out on
a search mission. arrival of Christopher Wycliffe w> 1 Bos'n: "My girl has two of the( j

Sheppard who was born Dec. 2 at 4 prettiest legs in the world."
Only 28 minutes from the time
the Naval Hospital. Christopher Chief: "How do you know?." : j jBos'n

they were alerted, they were air- weighed 6 lbs., 7 ozs. 3 : "I counted 'em."
borne and on their way. Their
mission was to relieve the sta-
VF-43 6 Said the cannibal to the witch
tion UF, a "dumbo" aircraft, >
Although propeller driven air doctor: "Something's wrong with \
was circling a fighter pilot i
craft are still dominant with VF. my kid, Doc. He won't eat any* J
who had bailed out over the ocean
30 miles off Mayport.The 43, a trio of new F9F-5 Panther body." .;

jets arrived recently fulfillingthe .
UF was running low on
hopes of many who have impatiently "Let me tell you one thing bex
fuel and had expended all its .
awaited their arrival. fore you go any further," she said.
smoke lights to mark the positionof
Pilots and crew members are "What's that?" he asked.
the downed aviator in the wa-
busily engaged obtaining all the P "Don't go any further," she sal
Because 'iiit. .
ter. of high seas, the UF >' .
technical know-how necessaryfor ... .
could not make a landing in the : "

water but a surface craft was on flying and maintenance. Mostof ....." ."_ -......:.........,.n.n.. _...__........._:._. ... ....._ .... m_... ........ ....__ The ship was sinking and the
their time for the past two captain called out: "Who can .j>
its to the Lcdr.
way recover pilot. CIIANGE-OF-COl\1l\IAND-Commanding officer of VF-13,
weeks has been in various "
Olson directed the craft to the spent Lcdr. Robert E. Merchant (right) congratulates his successor pray?

scene and then stood by until the types of ground training and Lcdr. John C. O'Connor, following change-of-command cere- "I can," said one man.

away at schools. monies last Thursday at Cecil Field. Skipper of VF-13 since "Okay, then you can start now,"
rescue was completed. October '51, Lcdr. Merchant goes to Monterey, Calif. Lcdr. O'Connor -
Last week three new pilots and said the captain. "We're one lift
comes here fcgm staff of Commander Sixth Fleet. "
Fasron Six two crew members reported jacket short.
aboard. "Welcome Aboard" all George L. Cardillo, AE2. *
For the first time in his Navy 25,000th Landing
hands is extended to Lt. John L. Congratulations to Lcdr. and She: "Sometimes my father
career William DeHart, ACCP( )
Sullivan, Lt. (jg) William L. ; Mrs. Laughlin Barker who be- takes things apart to see what
ventured into the wide blue yon-
der last Friday as a jet pilot. Hembree, Lt. (jg) Melvin C. Morris came the proud parents of a 7 Made During War makes them go."

III, John R. Andres, AE3, and pound 15 ounce boy last Sunday. He: "So what?" '
Piloting a F2H-2 Banshee un- She "So better "
CommiesFlight : you go.
der the direction of XO Lcdr. Against

Robert Chester S.A. Hardwick Parker, Maintenance and Lcdr. !I Holiday Pay Sked Revealedpay II operations for Lt. Jack Seaman: "Hi 555"ya honey, I'm going -

officer DeHart flew to alti- O'Donnel of Fighter Squadron 11, your way.
an A pay schedule for the next will be for a 14-day period Cutie: "Yes? You'd better bring
tude of 20,000 ft. at speeds ex- a former Fleet Air Jacksonvilleunit
two pay periods has been re- only and will not include flight your powder puff then."
ceeding 400 mph. closed eventfully one day
pay. Who will be paid in this .
vealed for
This was also the first experience personnel on group will be determined by recently when he chalked up the
Uncle "You want
: boys today
leave and interestedin '
DeHart has had with oxy- Holiday lists submitted by various 25,000th landing aboard the USS too much money. Why you know

gen at such heights. getting paid prior to depart- commands.All j
Kearsarge after returning froma what I was getting when I mar-
Capturing the opening game of personnel whose names "
ried ?
ing.For mission against the Korean your aunt
the 1952-53 Men's City basketball the period Dec. 1 to Dec. do not appear on the list for Communists. Nephew: "Naw, and I bet you

play last week by defeating 15, pay day will be held on special pay on Dec. 29 will be didn't either."
Dec. 15 the times and Dec. 31. Those in Sharing in the traditional cake-
Great Southern 79-52, Fasron Six at placesto paid on e
S *
should prove to be a threat for be designated in a later flight status, and not shownon cutting ceremony in the wardroom r

the league title. planoftheday.Persons the list for Dec. 29, will be with Lt. O'Donnel was his PFC.: "Why did you" leave yourgirl's

Forward Bradley Kidd, settingan starting their leaveon paid on Dec. 31,provided flight plane captain, Talmadge Blitch, house so early?
Pvt.: "Well, she turned out the
example for his fellow team Dec. 29 will be paid in cashon certificates are filed with the with both receiving the personal "
of Rear Admiral light and I can take a hint..
mates, netted nine goals and four that day at times and placesto disbursing office prior to 1600on congratulations

free throws good for 22. Other be designated later. This Dec. 17. Robert Hickey, Commander Task

point men for the Banshees were<<, Force 77.Action. 1,400 Gifts Await

Lester Reed, "Mutt" Pasco, Bill against an enemy Is

Ewing, John Campbell, and Tom Clear Weather Brings 50,000. not new to Lt. O'Donnel, a Kiddies At Fleet

Walsh with 19, 16, 10, 7 and 5 Navy Hellcat fighter in World

points respectively.In Blue Angels Thrill Large CrowdAt War II, but both he and Blitch
a practice game held earlier are impressed with their partin PartyOver

this season, Great Southern fell the Korean effort for more
Pearl Harbor
Day ProgramThe 1,400 gaily wrapped gifts ,
before the Banshees 72-64. tons of bombs have been dropped ,

Navy Hospital released James name of Blue Angels is absolutely magic. by the Navy on the Com- designed to please even the most

M Bumpus, ATAN, who recently And some 50,000 persons who saw them perform at last Sunday's munists there than on the Jap- discriminating youngster, will be
distributed at Fleet unit partiesto
completed treatment for a cut Pearl Harbor Day open house at NAS will tell you they could be called anese in World'War II.
be held at NAS Jacksonville
magicians of the air, with no equal. Instead of aerial combat against
Saturday, December 20.
The huge crowd was awed as enemy planes or ships though, The Fleet Air party is Just one
last demonstration that the Blue Lt. O'Donnell
and the other
the blue FDF Panther Jets streaked ] of 11 being held at NAS this
Angels will give under the direc- Fighter Squadron 11 pilots are
at tree-top level. The 25-minute
performance by the most famous tion of Lcdr. Roy M. (Butch) Voris. now primarily concerned withan year.held.Previously one big party

He will be relieved of his was
pres- unglamorous but vital missionof
flight demonstration team in the
Presents will be distributed according -
ent duties Dec. 15 Lcdr. A.
on by interdiction against groundforces'
world climaxed the four hour open to the of the child.
house R. Hawkins who is presently a supply lines, roads, rail- age
is to
participation limited
member of the flight team.' ways and support centers. those.
children of Fleet

The crowd was definitely thrill- y ._.-..__..- .. ... .-. ,- years of age and under. .
ed as the Angels executed their Hundreds Of Gifts

intricate flight patterns, all in ex- t Hundreds of gifts have been

tremely close formations. purchased for the parties. In addition -

Seemingly doing the impossiblethe # to presents, youngsterswill

five-man team trailed blue be treated with a visit with

and red vapor from their wing Santa Claus, special entertain-

tips as they performed barrel rolls,
ments, and a Christmas sock jam-
loops and other feats
: med with goodies.
Other features of the
day's program
jIT'S Navy Wives Help
included a concert by the Scores of Navy wives took over

station Navy band, touch and go the tremendous job of wrappingthe

P landings by a Navy blimp from } S:4: gifts. The Volunteer Santa'shelpers

q Glynco, Ga., a flight demonstration : ''7'
<" : used 8,500 square feet of
by an AJ-2 from VJ-62 sta- ." ':.".. ,, paper and 4,500 yards of ribbonto
tioned NAAS Sanford and a high f
\ accomplish their task.
power takeoff and military climb
Separate parties have been
by an F8F Grumman Bearcat pitted .:r.' 11
planned for Fleet Air Wing
Lt L. C. of NARTU.
by Gage r
squadrons and Fleet Air Jacksonville -

R, ..: .. 1 '.' "IJ I.. units although both offe.
rft FP } In addition to the demonstrations -
iG ... J flight r..... ._., --- the same features. .
ALL IN THE FIX-There many static displayswere Hangar 140 will be used by

are any number of things you In evidence in the NARTU READY GIFTS FOB PARTY-Santa Claus helpers In mufti Fleet Air Wing 11 personnel and
can say about TV actress June hangar. are these Navy wives who volunteered the task of wrapping over .
McCall. But words are not When the it 1,400 gifts to be given to children of personnel of Fleet Air units dependents of Fleet Air Jackson

needed to focus attention on program was over Dec. 20. Lcdr. John M. Montgomery, Fleet Air Jax: chaplain, displays ville officers and men will gatherin

this young lovely miss. was announced that it was the I one of the toys to be given to some lucky kiddie. Hangar 115. ,




11 December 1952 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

M Finish First Corps Guests Of NATTCenter Jax Credit Union
.D, ,

,... Flight Tests of rmJjckbUH. ; ; Plea,- Open- rtSl. Reports Steady

: New P2V-6 Members of St. Joseph's Ca- ----- .... ......
f.- Forward Growth
t dets, a drum and bugle corps
Washington (AITS) TheNavy's composed of 52 underprivi-
The Jax Federal Credit
new P2V-6, a specialized leged children of Newark, N.
plane for mine laying and antisubmarine J. are no doubt turning their Union is fast becoming a big bus-

t warfare, has made Its heads south and offering iness. Since its organization last

J :, first flight tests, the Department thanks to the greatest. thing spring, a continuous growth in
of Defense announced recently. that has membership has been recorded,
ever happened to
l and has now reached 1,382.
't Manufactured by Lockheed Air- them.
., .' craft Corp., the r2V-6 Is the lat- Naval Air' Technical Training r The Financial and Statistical

est in the Lockheed Neptune series Center has opened its doors, wal- Report for the period ending

\ :which has been used as the Navy's lets and hearts to St. Joseph Ca- Il Ilk Nov. 30, 1952, also shows that
$26,461.52 in shares has been
primary anti-sub aircraft since dets who were invited to partici- pur-

.1945.. pate in the Gator Bowl game fes- chased. Officials report that $23-
374.21 is now out on loans, with
tivities and were about to turnit
1 $814.16 available for loans at this
A twin-engined, land based down due to lack of finances.
craft the P2V-6 be time.
can operated *
l > from limited airfields *
area despite The crack drum and bugle corps :
f\ the heavy load it carries. It can f ,a Of the total amount loaned to
will be the guests of Center
be converted for wide members to date, $4,975.79 has
,r a range pf
sonnel for four days starting Dec.
and .7 been repaid and interest in the
assignments permits hightly -
30, and will be one of the feature
specialized missions to supplementthe amount of $528.20 collected.As .
attractions on the entertainment -
all-around anti-submarine the Credit Union to
per- moves a
program at the Florida-Tulsa Gator 1
t formance of the P2V-5. Bowl game sound financial footing, $2,646.15has

been set aside in a cash reserve -
Sleeping quarters, meals and en-
j. The basic missions for the P2V6 4 which equals 10 per cent
tertainment will be in the offingfor
: include anti-sub warfare, mine rtJoseph's of the total shares. The reserve
the members of the New Jer-
:w; laying, night torpedo attack, mast for bad loans fund has also
as well as planned toursof
sey corps
level bombing, horizontal bomb- grown, and more money is avail
the Center's schools and tacUi-
ing, and photo reconaissance. FUNDS FOR ST. JOSEPH'S CADETS- Comdr. Richard S. able for operating expenses.
J ties. Stuart, executive officer of NATTCenter; Henry Fisher, memberof .
Design of the new plane the Gator Bowl festivities committee, and Capt. Edwin R.
swift changes to suit specific mts-I Voluntary contributions from Peck, commanding officer of NATTCenter (left to right), discuss Since the $1.00 a payday plan
eions. It carries for 52 members of the St. has been
the I the bluejackets and officials of the the fund raising campaign Joseph's instigated, members
the Cadets from New Jersey. Comdr. Stuart makes the first donationto have taken
Neptune family, but with a advantage of this installment -
Training Center have already bring the crack drum and bugle team from New Jersey to per-
longer nose, smaller tanks buying to add sharesto
wingtip started in to the
pouring defray form at the New Year's Day Gator Bowl game in Jax.
and smaller radar dome. cost of their four-day stay here.It their accounts..
I and wielded into a team Coy; Lt Richard A. Belcher; Officials
I are encouraging addi-
is hoped that the campaign will
Need Sales Girls gain impetus during the next two which would put many professionals Chaplain Vonnell J. McGuire and tional members to use this regu-
to shame. Angelo D. Zingaro, AKC.
weeks, with enough funds gath- lar deposit method. The Credit
The met with the Gator
At Navy Exchange ered to meet the needs. The stay here at the Center for group Union will accept deposits as lowas
Bowl festivities committee last
Temporary sales girls are The lads, ranging in age from the lads will be financed entirelyby week to arrange for the Cadets' $1.00 to be applied against a

needed during the holidays, eight to eighteen, Including a blind contributions from studentsand visit. member's account. When the total -

t. the Navy Exchange has an- member, comprise a crack drum support. personnel. The boys I reaches $5.00, the member
nounced. and bugle drill team which has will eat in the regular mess with will automatically become the

attracted nation-wide attention. the crew, but meals will be paid Command Of owner of another share of stock.
Interested parties can replyin
to the Navy Ex- ;The group won the New England for by the crew at the Center- As operating funds increase,

person i and Northeastern honors this year. not with Navy funds. new benefits will be inauguratedfor
change office, Building 953, VP-741 Goes
t Mainside. The Gator Bowl trip was offered The entertainment and arrange- all members.

I to them for their fine record. ment committee is composed of < .

Capt Edwin R. Peck, commanding To HardyPatrol .

The group Is composed of un- officer of NATTCenter; Comdr. Stevens Kinsell
Just Back From ,
derprivaleged children of Newark Richard S. Stuart, executive of- Squadron 741, the first

who 'have been "adopted" by ficer; Lcdr. Roland W. Westover; reserve squadron of its type to Grab Honors At

Korea Stresses Father Thomas J. Finegan of St. Lt. James H. Bain; Lt Paul McSERVE be commissioned in this area after
World War II, changed commandslast

Need Of BloodOne Charles Saturday W. Rogers when relinquishedhis Comdr. AO, AE SchoolsBoth

new arrival at NAS knows post to Comdr. James W. Aviation Ordnance and

the need for blood in the front I Hardy. Electrician's :Mate Schools at NA-

lines. lie's Frank Llttlebury, who Comdr. Rogers held the squadron TTCenter graduated Marines as

arrived here last week from Ko- reins for the last five years.In honormen In their respective clas-

rea to take over the post of assuming command, Comdr. ses last week.P .

American Red Cross assistant ; SI Hardy remarked, "I've reached the f c. CharlesO.

field director. highest point thus far in my Naval Stevens

It was Just a month ago that career, and feel extremely proudto from Perrine,

Llttlebury was in Korea with the command a squadron with the F1 a,, finished

; 40th Infantry Division, with mor- enviable record of VP-741." first in AE"A" rc:

tar shells flying overhead. Now Activated In March school with a ,

that he Is back he is stressing the Activated in March of 1951 with mark of 89.36, '-I-1

need for blood every chance he 0 37 officers and approximately 120 while Cpl. Richard 4

gets. ire declares that "It cannot enlisted men, the unit served as a B. Kin-

be overemphasized and the need "guinea pig" squadron in that they I sell's average .na

is Increasing." were immediately assigned fleet of 89.14 led Stevens
type aircraft without benefit of
1 Talks It Up refresher training. his class of 52 Navy and Marine

While in Birmingham, Ala. en- personnel at AO"A" school.
August of this year saw VP-
route here, he made 23 talks, plus 741 successfully complete five Both continued good records
a TV appearance for the Blood made in Airman PreparatorySchool
months of intensive in
.... training
Program. Littlebury says, "It was .IlH' the Mediterranean where where Kinsell finished 7th
heartening to tell civilans thatGrs TOGETHER really doesn't happen very often,- they op-
and Stevens 9th in classes of 370
erated with the Sixth Fleet and
brother and sister at the same base. Royce Zimmerman, AA, con-
out of the front lines
coming verses with sister Marcia, ACAN, over an ART13 electronic trans- several NATO countries. students.
and on their rest and recuperationleaves mitter at NATTCenter. Royce is In his seventh week at Airman Hails From PomonaA married
in Japan, head for the Preparatory School. Sister Marcia is an Air Controlman strikerat
native of Lawrence Kansas
I who as-
Red Cross Blood Center there to NAS. They hail from Allentown, Pa.
Comdr. Rogers now resides here. that
: give blood." Until his release on February 15, I are de-

Born in Londonlie Brother Follows Sister, Both 1953 he will assume administrative a help

is the second Red Cross duties with the staff of Com- 's'A getting thru

member to arrive from the frontto Now Serving Here TogetherRoyce mander FAW-11. Kinsell

replace two who left NAS for The incoming skipper, who hails the .

Korea since Mid-May. He will assist from Pomona, Calif., served as Corps
G. Zimmerman, AA, a Royce joined the Navy ex-
John Gallagher, field navigator aboard the USSR Tara- Dec. 1951
here student at the Naval Air Technical actly 351 days after his sister. wa preceeding his new assign- --- and wen to

', : Littlebury was born in London, Training Center seems to After completing boot camp, ment, and during World ''War II Kinsell
.... R.: raised in Detroit. A former track be following in the footsteps of he was also sent to Naval Air saw him as executive officer of through recruit training at MCRD>
his older sister, Marcia. Technical Training Center. lie San Diego. From here he will go
man, football and basketball per- Patrol Squadron 63, and as flight
former at the University of De- Marcia, who enlisted In the now has four more weeks to officer of Utility Squadron 2. to Marine Corps Air Station at

in 1951 completedboot complete In the Prep School Miami.
troit. He is a veteran of WW II, Navy August, ,
having served with the Army for camp and was sent to Jax and then he hopes to again fol- Landlord: "I'm going to'raise Pfc. Stevens Is to stay here at

to attend Airman Preparatory low his sister by becoming an your rent." the Training Center as instructor.
6V. years.
I School. After graduating from the Air Controlman. SN.: "Gee, thanks. I haven't After graduation from Ponce do

I Two ministers saw a sign that Prep School, she chose Air Con- Both Marcia and Royce attended been able to do it." Leon High School In Coral Gables,

said: "Ladies Ready to-Wear trolman School, at Olathe, Kan the Allentown High School in Fla., he entered the Marine Corps

" .. Clothes." sas. She completed that school ;' Allentown, Pa. Marcia graduatedin "You say your brother's an of in Feb. 1952. lie completed recruit

, ,'. "It's about time," muttered one and Is now stationed at NAS Jax, I' 1951 while Royce graduated in ficer. What rank?" I training at Parria Island ia kl

... of them. as an Air Controlman Striker. 1952. I "Just plain rank" May. -




Six JAX Am NEWS 11 December_1952


End Zone Seats

Still AvailableFor

Gator BowlThe

firntLtSohn few remaining tickets for
New Year's Gator Bowl game be-:

tween Tulsa University and the t)

University of Florida are going

fast. According to George Olson,
Gator Bowl Publicity Director, C
the only available seats are in

M. Charval the end zones.
Tickets in the North end zone
We've sat through bush exhibitions by a sports
some !
are priced at $3.50, and those in
public in our years of association with athletics, but the show the south zone are $6.25. Theycan

put on by a few of the "anti-Jax Navy" advocates in the be obtained at Donaldson's", .

Mainside gym last :Monday night was without precedent.It's Inc., 216 West Adams St. :

the unwritten law of the paying fan (personnel on Requests for tickets to the Gator

this base haven't been charged a dime to see an athletic Bowl Basketball Tournament
Dec. 29-30, should be made to the
event in the history of the station) that it's permissible to :a. ....G'N'Hi.fli."...,_ ; .,"", 'ii6_ Gator Bowl Association offices,
voice favoritism for either participant. But what does it
NOT BAD TIME-Swimming coach Gil Whitaker (kneeling) 325 West Forsyth St., phone 3-
take to get support for a team representing Jax Navy? checks stop watch as Dave Carr (in the pool) waits for the verI I 0250. Georgia, Florida, Georgia
If the 1952-53 edition of the Fliers isn't worthy of the dict. Behind Whitaker are members of the varsity tank team who Tech and Georgia Teachers Col-
will clash with Florida State University tonight at 1900 at the in- will
all-out support of this station then we'll eat our Oklahoma door Pool. ? meet.lege compete in the cage

derby. And brother, we've no appetite for felt. ""'",
The demand for tickets is _
The Fliers staged a tremendous comeback to edge Jax Navy FSU SwimmersVie heavy in both Gainesville and

Georgia Teachers College, 68-66, Monday, and in the Tulsa, end the Hurricanes report .
closing seconds there was so much noise in the
that special trains are already under

Mainside gym that it took four seconds for word to ,
to make the Jacksonville
In Indoor Pool
reach the scorers table on a foul called by one of the TonightSwimming trek. There is a possibility

officials. that ducats can be obtained
During the last two minutes of the game there were teams of Florida State University and Jax by writing either University.

six personals assessed, netting the Fliers eight shots and Navy will vie tonight at 1900 in the Indoor Pool at NATT i .
Center and it will be the Fliers' last meet before
the Professors four. While it's not kosher to interfere with pre-season
their regularly scheduled opener with Florida University in AirmanSchoolShips
the visiting shooter when he's on the free throw line by being Gainesville, early January.

boisterous, it's even worse to heckle your own players. And A nine-event card has been ar-
orders from Cecil Field. He swam
that's just what happened.The ranged by Navy coaches Murland
three at Edison Tech of
themselves in the Searight and Gil Whitaker. All
Fliers need not compurgate eyes Rochester, N. Y., where he wasa Playoff BerthLosing
station personnel are Invited to
of any man on this station for past performances. Rather, city champion.
attend the meet and there is ade-
it is the fan who must vindicate himself with the player.In quate seating space to accom- Another youngster swimmingthe its first game in a double

addition, the Special Services departments on this modate all hands. long distance free style events elimination tournament to decide

station provide the best of facilities and equipment for varsity Captain of the Jax Navy team for the Filers Is Dave S....- a representative from NATT-
vin, who garnered second placeIn Center to meet the NAS
this season will be Dave Carr,
competition there is such a complete lack of avail-
yet a 20-year old free style artist the lens Angeles City meet ball champ, ANP) Ships Com-
able personnel that Monday night the Junior Varsity cage who holds two New Jersey In- last year before joining the Marine pany snapped back to bounce AO

squad played a City League game with only five men suited. ferscholastic records. lie participated Corps. School two in a row and gain the

The story doesn't end there. At present there are in A A U competition, Diving events are In the capable all-station berth.

only nine men vying with the varsity basketball copping his state's title for the hands of Whitaker and Searight, AO School needed only one win
team. Bill :Mower: and Tom Deeming both had to 100-yard freestyle, notice class. the latter a member of the Navy's over the Airman School Supporters .

drop from the squad because of school difficulties. Harold Ferris is another of the Olympic team. Whitaker is the to cop the play-off spot, but

Every Jax Navy entry could be a strong contender. stars on the local aggregation.A Sixth Naval District Diving Cham- failed to get it after easily thump-

Visiting athletes at the Naval Air Station never had it four year letterman at Hamilton pion and a second place winnerin ing AE School and Hand Tools.In .
College, Clinton, N.Y., Ferrisis the Florida State AAU compet- regular season play ANP( )
when the Fliers are on the road theyare
good. Unfortunately
so ,
a free styler who displays a lot ition. Ships Company was undefeatedin
not accorded the same courtesy which is so prevalenthere of polish.A Events offered tonight will be a dozen starts to nab first

to all foreign competitors, whether they be bean bag top contender for the Fliers the 300-yard medley relay, 200 place.

throwers or football players.On in the 200-yard breast stroke will yard free style 50-yard: tree style, The winners defeated Hand

a recent road trip the cagers had to sign away two be 19-year-old Victor McLaugh- 150-yard Individual medley, fancy Tools and AE School on their way

.week's pay, a chocolate bar and a leave period in order to lin. With the Great Lakes swim- diving, 100-yard free style, 200- to; a final shot at AO School and
ming team last season, McLaughlin back stroke breaststroke
yard 200-yard in the last match edged the Stu-
gain the necessities for making a bed. And then it was a
comes to Jax Navy on TAD and the 400-yard free dent Ordnancemen, 15-7, 15-9.
job to find a suitable rack.
yeomen's style relay.
As yet there has been no announcement -
Highlight of the trip was finding a dead cock. Scott OneUnderIn e of playing dates for

roach who was suited in basketball togs and ready the all-station meet. Fasron Six

for action. lie never made the court, however, as Links TourneyErwin Only One Football is the uncrowned champ of the
gangrene set in before he left the barracks and the
Scott's one-under 71 Special RemainingFor NAS circuit and is expected to
homestanders short handed all evening. They
its title bid against the Center's -
was good for low gross honors In the first time this open
grow 'em big in the southern part of the state. yeara representative next week.
last week's blind bogey tourna- tie resulted In the first place
> FOLLOWIN' THE FLIERS. Dress blues with a roast .
ment at the Naval Air Station golf winner of the Jax Air New's
beef look. Fashion fans the lowdown that uniform
can get on course. weekly Football Special. Manuel Waves Cop Three

from Roger "Moby Dick" Stelma, the lumbering Jax Navy Capt. T. IL Weinert and Joe Gonzalez, AM3 of NARTU In City Roundball LoopJax

eager who established a new high for personal fouls in the Carlo tied for handicap honors and Charles Spitzner, ATC, of
with 71's. Cario fired a 135: to go NATTCenter both missed. Navy's Waves copped their
Turner AFB game by having four assessed him in less than
with his 64 handicap, while Capt. second straight game pf the sea
two of 12 last week'scard.
three minutes. Buck Lanier, publicist for the City Recreation Weinert posted a 95 that was games son by downing Bailes-Sey Mon-

Department, tells the story that in Gainesville a fra- marked down with a 24. handi- day night 4521. c .
The tie breaker, Florida 27,
ternity pledge from Oklahoma was told by three members cap. Kentucky 0, failed to decide Never headed, the Waves lead

that if Tulsa beat Florida in the Gator Bowl they'd forget anything, as both contestantswere 11-4 at the end of the first quarter -

personal duties until his initiation. But that if the Gators PRIVATE STUFF I j'A II 20 points from the total Halftime found the score at
19-9 and the end of the third
"upset" the Golden Hurricane he'd receive a whack for each WW6ZCi difference. frame the Femmes
were leading
point difference. We'd say the Okie will probably be the most QQ : In third place, with two 3613.
: misses, but a guess on the Ga-
contented pledge in his class by late afternoon, Jan. 1 . tors' tussle that was 30 points Ruth Richardson contributed

Special Services will hold its annual Christmas party tomor- away was Glenn Stoker, AOC, 16 of the locals total on 7 field

row afternoon at Camp Blanding. Ens. Tom Wood is in chargeof of Fasron Six. goals and 2 charity tosses. Iva
There will be no Football ., MacDonald and Kay S h o r b
arrangements. abetted the Waves' cause with 15
this week because the
The third man in the ring at last week's smoker between and 9 points, respectively.
regular grid season came to a
Jax Navy and Green Cove Springs was Jimmy Murdock, local close last Saturday. Next I Early this week McDonald,

wrestling promoter. Despite his age, the likeable match- Thursday a ballot with the Richardson and Shorb teamed to

maker cavorts around at a fast clip and often times providesas major bowl games will be prin- lead the blue clad lassies toan*
ted for the contestIt easy 30-11 triumph over the St.Luke's .
good a show as the fighters. Intramural football at
will be the last ballot Nurses. It was the third
Fort Benning last year, with six teams in competition, was IRWri of successive win of the season for
the but winners will not
played before a season mass of 186,000. In four home games be announced until the Jan. 8 the Wave aggregation. .

this year the Fliers' varsity could count less than 8,000. For Issue of the Jax Air News. f

the most part, the only fans on this station are those held Scores of each games will be Yeoman Striker: "There's a
whole drawer full of old useless
in the hand. John "Curley" Lucas, the genial chief witha required Instead of the usual documents on file. Shall I burn

true trigger finger, won the grand aggregate last week in winner and selections will be them TotChief .
judged on the total point
the Ocala Pistol Shoot. Lcdr. Robert Munday, NATTCenter, spread difference. : "Yes, but make three '

was high man in the sharpshooter division. copies first.Paae .





11 December 1952 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven 411


Green Covers < Sty 1 reer Meyerchick

Defeat LocalRingmen V ,
': "

32Green ) Get Top Player Awards

Cove Springs upset Jax
Stuldreher the slingin' southpaw from Pitts
Navy's highly regarded leather- p Harry ,
Pa. and Don Meyerchick the battlin' Mississippi State
pushers last week In the Main- burgh, ,
side gym, three bouts to two, In lad who was a bearcat on defense, won the first annual

a card cut short because of can- awards as top competitors on Jax Navy's 1952 grid edition.In .

cellations by the visiting boxers. a a poll taken of coaches and
,( student in ANP) School. Before

, It was the second: defeat' sustained writers on the station, Stuldreherwas joining the service he played two
',' by the Fliers this season. named the top offensive star. seasons at the JUniversity of Mich-

"- Previously they had crushed the Meyerchick received the nod for igan. The son of Harry Stuldre-

Green Covers twice, and the up- his defensive work. Capt. B. C. her, Sr., famed member of Notre

t set win Thursday was definitely McCaffree made a presentation of Dame's Four Horsemen, the 175-

.- not expected. Green Cove sent wrist watches to each athlete at lb. quarterack engineered the

(;. a squad of seven for competition, the Commanding Officer's Person- Fliers through a hard fought nine

but bowed out In two weights nel Inspection last Saturday game schedule which terminatedwith

c when the locals would not rematch morning on the parade grounds.: : three wins, five defeats and _

2 a number of fighters. Ixxlr. Richard V. Donahue, a"tie.
.i ; .. ..
NAS Special Services Officer, Abide from his defensive
GRIDDER HONORED-Receiving an award for being voted
Lord Byron Griggs, a newcomerIn the top offensive star of Jax Navy's 1952 football aggregationfrom Indicated the award would be chores at right half, Meyerchick

the varsity lightheavy ranks Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree, commanding officer of NAS, made annually In an effort to did all the punting for the local

from NATTCenter, scored the is quarterback Harry Stuhldreher Jr. The presentation was madeat reward the athletes for outstanding eleven and proved to be a valuable -
most decisive win of the night last week's personnel inspection. Don Meyerchick was named
i play, team spirit and asset as a spirited team
outstanding defensive player, but was not present for the award
for Jax, Navy, taking the nod over ceremony. In background are cheerleaders who also received ability on the gridiron. member who would give no

Golden Gloves champ Ted O'Neal. awards. Stuldreher Is a NATTCenter quarter on the field.

Griggs spotted his foe an 11-pound Meyerchick is attached to

advantage, but nevertheless had Fliers Do It Again Fighter Squadron 101, Cecil Field
.. much the better of the hard ;u 5) JAX and
melee. Tamer A KB (69)) AIR news: was on TAD orders to this

fought PUrer FG FT TPsuilbower e station, along with a number of
Jax Navy's other win was recorded f ........ 5 6 16 other football
de- Fish, f.. ........... 0 0 0 players, throughoutthe
by Jerry Delay, who 3Melott
.p cisioned Dough Laidlow in a welterweight Meyers..l :::::::::::: 2 1 t 5 season.
Leskovar, C.......... 4 4 12 ot Honorable mention for the top
match. Mermes. c ........... 0 1 1 $
. p Pile. K ... .... ..... 5 JO 20 offensive work was given to Jack
Winters g.......... 2 3 7 Bishop, George Shotwell
In a 135-pound bout the Fliers' Glanzman, g ........ 2 1 S Larry
White, Darrel Spang and Leo Kel-
; Frank Carpenter lost a two-point Total .. ..... .. .21 27 6SJa
ly. Defensively James Arnold,
decision to Oscar Albaugh, which "
,: Navy ((103)
Wilton Barco and Frank Mickle
. :; was very questionable In the minds Player FG FT TP
Reinhardt f 6 1 13 received mention.
y of ringside observers. Carpenter Mower, 1 ............ 0 0 0 Late Surge Enables Fliers .
floored his foe in the second round, Yen. t .............. 0 0 0
Tate. f ............. 4 4 12 Stock Car Racers In
.'. yet received no points for it on Stelma. f ............ 1 1 3
7odaa .............. 9 6 25 50-Lapper SundayThe
: any of the official's cards. A Welsel, g............ 0 :5 I !5 5
margin there would have given Lister R .......... .. 6 0 12 To Edge Teachers 68.66It North Florida championship -
Grabaz. g ........... .12 3 27
;; the local stylist the bout. Daly. K 1 51Var& 50-lap Stock Car race will
, '" g ::::::::::::: j 0 2
< Bob Scheafer lost to Cliff will be many a night before Naval Air Station cage be held Sunday at 1430 at the

Thompson and Jim Rodriquing Total ...... ..... .41 21 103 Jacksonville Speedway.The .
fans, and that's throwing a four letter word around loosely,

.1 KO'd Bernard Harper for the Field /goals missed: Turner AFB, are treated to a finish such as they witnessed last :Monday Speedway Is located at

Green Covers' second and third 17 Personal: Jacksonville fouls:Navy Turner, 9. AFB, 23) night in the :Mainside gym. Plymouth St. and Lenox Avenue,

victories. Jacksonville Navy, 27, Jax Navy erased an 11-point I near the Normandy outdoor thea-
Halftime. score: Jacksonville Navy, I Fliers maintained possession until -
55, Turner AFB, 18. held Teachers tre. Servicemen in or out of uniform -
bulge by Georgia the 23-second mark when Zoda
Fasrons 109 6 Tie I will be admitted for half
College at the end of three heatsto went up on the left side of the I
price of 75 cents.
For NAS Keg Crown Jayvees Topple City defeat the high-scoring Pro- bucket for a layup, only to be

fessors 68-66. It was the fourth tied by Bob Phillips. Grabaz 111gb Again

Pacesetters throughout the sea Loop Quintet 76-49 consecutive win of the season for That could have meant the dif Grabaz and Zoda were the top
109 and Fasron Six ,
son, Fasron the Fliers. ference, had the Professors con- point getters against Turner, en-
No. 1 battled down to the wire in Bill Parkhurst led the Jax
Tonight at 2015 the Navy dead- trolled the tip, but Zoda flippedto rolling 27 and 25 points, respec-
a deadlock for the NAS intramural Navy Junior Varsity to
a one- .
eyes will entertain Camp Gordon's Bob Reinhardt on the right tively.It

bowling championship last sided 76-49 win over S. B. Hub- highly touted quintet in the Main- side and on the ensuing scuffle was evident after the first

week on a 60 point total. bard Monday night in a City side gym and next Tuesday theyare Lister was fouled by Jim Harley three minutes that the Fliers were
The issue will be decided some-
time this week when the two keg League tussle, and the Jayveeshad on the road with Patrick Air Miss Scoring Chance out to break their own scoring

Force Base. The diminutive Flier, who came mark as they surged to a 25-8
five in uniform.
squads get together on the Main- only men
Zoda, Lister Lead Rally off the bench In the fourth quar- lead at the first quarter and led
side alleys for a playoff. The foe was within a point after -
Vince Zoda and Joe Lister share ter to collect nine important 55-18 at the half.

Trailing the leaders while 10 by seven one heat, 12-11, but with ed the "Ozark Ike" role for the points, sank the second of two With 29-seconds remaining, Zo-
VJ-2 points
was ,
points areal' was Dental. Only 10 teams Parkhurst, Chuck Bollegar and Fliers, but Zoda could easily have shots, running the count to 68-66. da drove under for a layup to

completed the full schedule which Jim DeJoy having their best been the goat. The rangy CCNY And that's how it stood when the cash in a 101-69 advantage and

who is as adept out buzzer sounded. Zoda had a chanceat Reinhardt added the finishing
got underway in early falL night, the locals quickly built a pivotman,
side the circle with his one hand- two charity pitches during the touches by driving through fora
28-22 the
comfortable spread at
FINALSTANDINGSTeam Ma. er as he is inside, hit a follow final hectic seconds, but failed to two-pointer as the game ended.
Fasron .109( ........................ 60 shot at 1:15: to send the localsin mesh either.
Fasron Six: No.1.................. 60 Parkhurst meshed 41 pointsfor A
VJ-2 ... .. .....................53 front 67-66 for their first mar- Jax Navy led 18-17 at the first
Dental ... .... .."..............". 50 the winners and Bollegar gin since the second quarter. quarter turn, but fell behind two
Special Services ."................47
F aaron Six: No.2.................. 46 added 22. S. W. Swartz led the Nursing the one-point lead like points, 32-30, at the intermission.
Medicos .... ...................". 45!
31 :Midas with the It was 55-44 for the Professors
tallies. a ,
Operations GRC Inst. :::::::::::::::::::::::: 29 Hubbard attack with 16 King penny after three periods as Phillips and

VP-861 .......................... 23
Harley split a 14-point output.At _
Want to know the best place .......
4:57: of the fourth Bob Gra- <> k

to get Jarred loose from your den- baz fouled out of the game. He

tures rAccording left the court with 16 points, r"S

to a recent survey, it which was good for high point

is at Louisiana State U., where a honors. Harley and Phillips had esqt ;,

squad of 52 players lost 65 teeth. 15 and 14, respectively, for the

The survey also showed that .. losers.
in 62 ::''
among 4,000 football players : Fliers Mls Free Throws
colleges there were 733 teeth lost, .,'
The of the
'f margin victory for
broken, or chipped. Fliers was at the gratis stripe ,
:. where they held a 26-18 advan-
A Toughie : tage. But the game could have 4-

8UMMAIULS] : : been broken wide had the
Georgia Teachers <'oiler* (661 .
*'G JTA-KX -" TP .. locals hit a larger percentage of
Philips, f ....... 4 7-S 3 14 :
Harris t ........ 4 2-2 ::5 10 free throws. They missed on 22 of
Towles f...,.... 3 3-2 ::5 8Vftnover. 48 attempts.On Ctb .
( ...... .0 0-0 1 0
Ward, t ......... 0 0-0 1 0 ,,' their home maple last Thurs-

Webb Hutto,, e c ::::::::: 1 3 OO 1-1 2 3 2 7Harley '' day the Fliers proved to a critical

.. ... 6 M 13 ,
Belflower g, :... 3 1-1 g 7 .. ,' .'' .. public, who state that a team can
:. .., .: ''' ": .''i".: ," '. .
2 3 ,', :. ,
.. 5-3 ,
Tudor, g ....i. 0 .. ..f.... ."."".>... :. ,,...'.,: ..' score over 100 points only one ar

Total ....... .-24 24-18 33 66 ... ............: .. time a season, that the argument
;.. ...
-. '''
S Jaz Nary (IIR) "cadit quaestio" by humbling Tur- IIIIIIIIIIII

Reinhardt Player f ,,,..J'U 2 I'TA-FT 5-4 I'P 2 TP 8 ner Air F
Tnte. t 5 14-4 4 11 : Jax Navy ran up a 102-67 count strumental in the Fliers surging -
Stelma, r:::::::: 0 3-2 0 2 -
Zoda, e 3 12-6 f 32 against Patrick Air Force Base success this season on the .
Deeming..c.:::::: J> 0-0 3-3. 7 0 GOING TJF-Vince Zoda ((25) Jax Navy's center, eyes the in their November opener for the hardwood is Bob Reinhardt.

Lister Welsel,, g K :::::::: 2 4 2-1 } 9 hoop for a toss during action in last week's contest with Turner I Initial "over the century mark" Hard to stop under the bucket, ,
, Grabaz, g ....... 5 9-6 5 16 AFI1. The Fliers won 103-69! with Zoda getting 25 points. Turner's Bob has averaged 11.5 points in
Bill Leskovar attempts to block the heave. showing. four ,ames.
Totals ,.......21 48-26 17 tiS i




Eight JAX AIR NEWS 11 December 1952 I ,

y .-..... .- .. ww
i I i Result Of 'Davis fiider'Congress J

mmmm Asked To Take Action On 1

(Items offering for sale articlesof

property such as washing machines Impending Demotion Of 2,000 Us. I

automobiles, furniture, radios 5 5

clothing and the like are Washington (AFPS)-The Navy to rear admiral. He further noted
Defense has asked Congress to take action -
prohibited by Department
that the Navy will wait until the
regulations. This column will on the impending demotions
last possible moment before demoting f )
however, list such services as of about 2,000 lieutenants. any officers.

available housing, rides wanted The demotions would be the result

and lost and found articles or of the "Davis Rider" to the

other similar notices 1953 Appropriations Bill The
FOR RENT rider specifies that the number of

Furn. rm., $7.50 wk, Ph. 887812. officers in each grade level must

Mrs. W. H. Klein. conform to certain percentages.

Furn. rms., sing. or dble., 2523: *

Park, Ph. 8-1763, Mrs. Roberts. 3 The rider will also considerably

Furn. rm., $10 wk., 4502 Post, Mrs. tighten the promotion programand

Barnett. prohibit the promotion of of-
Congratulations t o assistant
Furn. 5 rm. house, 2615 Green, r'I ficers otherwise eligible.
Public Works officer and his wife,
Ph. 7.4548, Mrs. Durham. EARNS COIIENDATIOWilbur: : Hahn, LlStt, attached to I In testimony before the House Lcdr and Mrs. W. T. Clampet on

Furn. 3 rm. apt., 6646 San Juan. the 6th Naval District Printing and Publications division, is congratulated Armed Services Committee, the arrival of
by Lcdr. Harold J. Chapman, NAS personnel officer a son Thanksgiving
Mrs. Phinney. Comdr. R. V. Wheeler of the Bureau -
following: presentation of citation! from Capt Rurnham C. JMcCaf-
Furn. 2 bdrm. apt., 6416-103 free. NAS commanding officer. Hahn was awarded the citationfor of Personnel pointed out day.We are sorry to report that

avail. Dec. 15, Ph. 2.0786, Mrs. saving the life of young girl from drowning at the beach last that 1,000 lieutenants junior Comdr. Alan L. Mersereau, assistant

Ogilvie.! summer. grade will be denied promotions officer in charge of construction -

Furn. apt., 1321 Laura, Ph. 5.7709, because of the rider. It will also has received his orders and 1

Mr. Hiatt. Earlier Report On Car Sailors Cited affect other grades. will be leaving us this week for f)

Furn. apt., Ph. 8-2797, Mrs. White. I duty in Guam.
Furn. 2 rm. apt., Ph. 112-8-4702. Space Available For .
For Only 253 rather than 260 commanders *
Mrs. Reaugh. Shipment ClarifiedThe I will be advanced to cap Louise Brags J: of Transportation

} um. rm., 2854 Corinthian, Ph. 8- Jax Air News in the tain and 540 lieutenant commanders is still on sick leave but we under

4235 after 5 p.m., Mrs. Miller. Nov. 6 issue carried a "Report Girl's LifeAlert out of a planned 2,000 will become stand she is improving. Hope I.

Furn. 2 rm. art., 2844 Corinthian, I commanders. Comdr. Wheeler Mills-Price
from Washington" item stating thinking and quick action 'I-' of Technical Servicesis
Mrs. Sevter. that service personnel who wish also pointed out that only 730 getting along fine these days

Furn. 4 rm. house, 1018 Rannle, I to ship their private automo- while fishing at Ponte Vedra I I instead of 2,600 lieutenants will go with the help of a can. Joy
Ph. 2-2879, Mr. DcBevoise. Beach last September brought a
biles to overseas stations on a to lieutenant commander. Broadwell of the Time Section recently
Furn. 2 rms., Ph. 2.7216, Mrs. Le- citation from the commanding officer
"space available" basis on Military I One bright spot, Comdr. Whee- returned from two weeks
Grande. to two sailors from the sta .
leave Ethel Huffman
Sea Transport vessels will ler said, was the fact the Navy re-
Furn. sing or dble. mis., 1447 tion.
be charged according to the could still go ahead with its ported back from leave recently
Avondale, Ph. 2-5930, Mrs. .
weight of their cars. Wilbur E. Hahn, LISN, and Da- planned promotion of 39 captains

Schultz. \id L. Devroy, JOS=:, were surf Wedding hells! rang recently for .
The item is since
Furn. 3 rms., Ph. 7-7657, Mrs. casting when they noticed a young Ensign Billy Baker Holland, assistant
shipment on a "space available"
Watkins. girl being carried out to sea by 4,000 Employees Transportation superintendent.
avail. Dec. 19, Ph. 88- basis applies to person I
Furn. rm.,
active undercur .
nel who are not authorized the exceptionally (Continued from Page 1)) Holland is from Statesboroand
6414.Furn.. rent. he married the former JoAnn
house Ph. shipment at government expense Department following a survey
3 rm $35 mo., .
Both men were prompt in their Jackson of Fitzgerald, Ga.
112-8-2211, Mrs. Schulz. such as civilian employees conducted recently in the Jacksonville

Furn. 2 bdrm. apt., Ph. 2.0291, of the Service departmentsand response to her cries for help and area by the Station Industrial Recreation Committee membersare
Hanks. of the Red Cross making without regard for their own safety Relations department in busying themselves with plansfor
Furn. rm. 3338 Randall, Ph. 88- permanent change of station. plunged Into the water and conjunction with the Bureau of a Christmas dance. Tentativelyit
is set for Dec. 19 at Post
returned her to land, a distanceof up
Labor Statistics in Washington,
9223, Mrs. Hertzmen. Military personnel who are
88. More details this later.
about fifty yards.
Furn. rm., 4508 College. Ph. 8- making a permanent change of D. C. and the local Area, Wage

6634, Mrs. Nudelman. station are not affected by the The citation was presented to and Classification Office at NAS

Share home, 2938 Arapaho, Ph. 88- new charges.Beauty. Hahn by Lcdr. Harold J. Chap Jax. NAVY WIVES
9022 Mrs. Ware. man, Personnel Officer on behalfof --S..

3 sleeping rms, 2601 Park, Ph. ----- the commanding officer. Judge: "Ten dollars or 10 days."

8-2770, Mrs. Houston. i Shop Devroy, who has been transferred I Defendant: "I'll take the CORNERA

Share home, 2951: Remington, Ph. to Charleston, was not available money, sir." business meeting was held

88-7861, Mrs. Milton for the presentation.
Gains AwardAnother
on Wednesday, Dec. 3. Report
Unfurn. 2 bdrm. apt., $75 mo., C. I Cafeteria Taking Xmas were given and plans were mad
3233 Post, Ph. 2.0891, :Mrs. Far- first was garnered by
for a Christmas All detail
ReservationsCivilian party.
ri3. NAS Jacksonville when the Zo- Pilot Who Grew Party
will be discussed at the next
Unfurn. 3 rm. apt., 627 Edison, tos Company of New York pre cafeteria manager
(Continued from 1)) meeting.
Ph. 4-S21S: : Mrs. Tharp. I sented to the Station Beauty Shop Page Charles Kuehner, has announ
It for
voted to $100
was spend
Unfurn. 3 bdrm. house, $80 mo., the Zotos award for outstanding flying boat. Byrne has also flownin ced that the cafeteria will pre Christmas for several
Ph. 88-8421, :Mrs. Ralston. performance in hair dressing and some mighty small craft. In pare box lunches for group holiday .
The business meet.
Unfurn. one bdrm. house, Ph. 112- permanant waving. the early 20's he piloted a ship parties. Those activities next

5-2721, Mrs. Floyd. This marked the first time that powered by a 35 horse engine. contemplating parties should ing .will 17. This be held will be on an Wednesday.Dec. important.

Furn 2 story house, $50 mo., Ph. I the award was given to a military M S Y make arrangements for box meeting, with Christmas party

112-8-1446. Mrs. Cherry. installation beauty unit. The Although he is past the mid. lunches at the earliest possible and the election of officers for

FOR SALE award was presented to Athen century mark Byrne has made no time. the 1953 term to be discussed. All

Unfurn. 3 bdrm. house, 4520 Her I Atchley, Beauty Shop manager by plans to retire. He is presently Prices will vary with the members are urged to be presentand
frozen in service but states that selected but it is antic-
cules, Ph. 8-5060, Lt. Capistran. company representative Jack Lay menu to bring a guest.
t' 3 bdrm house. 2413 Cedar Shores I man. he wants to keep in aviation and ipated that a complete box dinner .

Circle Ph. 2-4339=: that the Navy is as good a placeas will cost around 90 cents.
Mrs. Thomas.MISCELLANEOUS Established in 1912, the shop The Nursery will be closed all
to do it. There will be table
any no serv-
offers all beauty work such as day on Dec. 25 and on Jan. 1. .
ice at the cafeteria for the
Ldjst-between Officers Club and cold waves, shampoos, manicures, Byrne feels that the greatest Reservation for beds for New
1 haircutting and styling facials, strides in aviation have been madein Christmas dinner, but special Year's
Hospital, pair of ladies horn evening are now being ac
rimmed glasses, Ph. ext. 461, machine permanants, machineless the period since the onset of tables can be reserved for cepted. As in previous years, a

Lt. Pierce. permanants dyes, finger waves WWII and that even greater developments groups by calling 8188. I deposit of $1.00 is required, which ...

Found-White Chiefs hat, Ph. ext. and scalp treatments. are yet to come. __ will be applied against your bill ..)

210, Williams. Attendants are on duty from on that evening
Driving to Los Angeles, Calif., 0800 to 1800, Monday through Fri rI In case of transfer or sickness,

Dec. 19, Ph. Ext. 274, Miss day and 0900 to 1200 on Satur. refunds will be made until 24

Lewis. days. Facilities are available for 5"I I hours prior to New Year's Eve.

Driving to Dallas Texas, Dec. 20, all military personnel and depend The Christmas party for Nursery'
Ph. Ext. 539: M/Sgt.\ Agbert. ents on an appointment only basis. 1: children, not to be confused with

Driving to Indianapolis, Indiana, i the three Kindergarten parties, "
Dec. 21, contact Mr. Kinkaid, In addition to Mrs. Atchley, will be held on Monday, Dec. 22,

3539 Eve Drive East. other attendants are Mrs. Vivian at 1000.

Hide wanted-to Erie, Pa. 19 Dec. Rodeillat and Mrs. Marie Foltz. y'3 > 4

Ph. Ext. 493 or 8322. J. R. Lan- All customers are asked to sign
ich. for Kindergarten pupils as they
CPO: "My wife is coming right .
Riders wanted from downtownor ; will receive their gifts at their (
along with her singing lessons.
Springfield, 0730 to 1600, Ph. '' respective parties on December
last she causeda
Why, only night
Ext. 373, George Mills. 18 and 19.Parents .
glass to shatter with her high
Riders wanted to Peoria, Ill., note." are again urged to

Dec. 10, Ph. Ext. 677 or 511, Walt 1r\ h r.u tt"t0Y fY Agppx mark children's coats and sweaters
Sic: "Gee, that's some vibra-
Adams. tion." with their names, to save

Wante -- 3 cars to fill 5 car pool time when checking out and to
CPO: "Naw, it wasn't that, one
from Neptune and Jax Beach, avoid mix-ups. .
of the neighbors threw it at her." ,
0715 to 1610, Ph. Ext. 8503 :!v 6 Civilian workers on this base

Mr. Gregory or Mr. Cobb. Baby sitter day or night, 2120 are invited to make use of the

REdo wanted to Philadelphia, Pa., Herschel, Ph. 2-9502, Miss Joy- Nursery facilities. Charge of your
BEAUTY SHOP WARU-Athrn Atchley, manager of the child is $1.00 For further
18 Dec., Ph. Ext. 701, Folino. ner. per day.
I I tion beauty shop, displays the 7olos Award for outstanding lta-i
Ride wanted, from Jax Beach, 17- Baby sitter evenings, Ph 8-3183. cellence in permanent waving. The local shop was the first information call the supervisor, I

' 30 to 1600. Ph. Ext. 8383, Green. Mrs. Haynea. military installation to receive the award extension 3G8.Page .