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Home of Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Fleet Air Wine 11,_Naval_ Air Technical Training Center. ___--'-

Carrier WaspIn 1 1Pr Cavaliers OfPass ;:..'. :II

Operations VF-22

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\ ; t tl Ditch'Like

Off Mayport 'Big ,

Omar the tentmaker, .
The 35,000-ton carrier
the "Cavaliers" of'F22' nre
Wasp (CVA-18)), which arrived in even hotter climes than the

in Ux waters Wednesday Navy here nt Jax, after just

j is traversing the Suez Canal
operating off ,
, the coast here with Fleet )& known as the "hig ditch., :
3: That's the report sent here by
Air Jacksonville squadrons '
: \ the Cavaliers. who were.impress

aboatd. ,ed with the seemingly endless
Although the attack carrier' stretches of desert on either side

has been in Jax ,before, this. r of the 103-mile canal and the oven 4

marks the first time that she like .blasts of heat that swept .

has docked at the Mayport across the carrier's flight deck. !':

pier, ----------.- -. ........._ _. According to those aboard, the "

1 1 RECOGNIZE THEM?-Although the fact Is well concealed, these "Arabs" are In Uncle Sam's I ship felt like a turkish bath with
Navy. They are fighter pilots of VF-22, currently at sea aboard a carrier. That Arabic at the bottom even the outside water temperature
Squadrons of Fleet Air Jack. of the Insignia spells out U. S. Navy. Left to right (sitting) are, LUjg( ) Wade Kemerer; Lcdr. registering a tepid 90'.
sonville embarked aboard the Stan Montunnas; Ledr. Millard Wolley skipper; Ensign Henry Wallace. Ensign Charles Smith, 1 *
veteran flattop upon her ai rival Ensign Edwin Brorles. Kneeling are LUjg( ) Bob Sanford Lt. William Russell, Lt. Eldon Cameron
Wednesday and will Ensign: Bill McManus, Lt. Bill Nuns and Lt.jg( ) Berkeley Hall. Standing are, LUjg( ) Dan FOR AN- ACTUAL eye-witness
con- Trimble; Ensign Bill Phillips Ensign O. D. Johnson, Lt.jg( ) Sam Martin, Ensign< Charles Chit account of the proceedings, Ensign :
duct training operations with tick, Ensign Stanley Smith, Lt.jg( ) Henry Halleland Ensign Hal Averyt and, Lt.jg( ) Tom Francis. Ed Broyles' a pilot in VI?. ,
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the carrier, which will include -- -- -- -
22, writes, "This has been an enlightening I
qualification flights. The Effective Dec. 31, 1953
I 18 hours for we're
73 oM 1 27 Pass ,
slated to depart Jax ,

waters sometime Monday. Exams For E-3 aboard carriers,one. the of first America's to traverse largest the I
Combine Two EM
More than 3,000 officers and Ratings; Raises in pay will be the or- "big ditch," 103 miles of brackish f
der of the day for 73 of 127
men who comprise the ship's ap water which sloshes with the tide,
company, will be granted liberty prentices who took exams for first north to the aquamarine I

and shore leave during Others Abolished ChangedWashington pay grade E-3 on June 2. Mediterranean then south to the '

the Wasp's stay here. Of the 127 represented, 54 jade Red Sea."
1 1 either failed, or were absent. 4
(AFPS-Several) changes in the Navy's Next exam for SN or AN He continues, "Actual shipboard
Capt. R. E. Clarke is commanding enlisted rating. structure have been announced in BuPers Will be held July 7, Requests preparations began while
officer of the carrier..
off Port Said. The deck '
Notice 1440 : for this should flight was
exam be submitted
He relieved Burnham C. i
The changes, effective Dec. 31, PH bof. to the. .I and E office, respotted leaving a large clear
McCaffree command.
present .ym
afea forward for better visibility
ing officer of Naval Air Station 1933, combine two rates and revise SC. room 14 f, Administration I
another Building, prior to June 19. temporary flying bridge II', ,
Jacksonville. qualifications for Enlisted pM-ftonnel of the Na-' "
(Please Turn to Page t, Col.'5) : .' ,
Commissioned in November The Photographer's Mate (PH) val Reserve on active duty with ___..u_ __ un__ __ ____ ,;

1943, the Wasp wasted no time and Aviation Photographer's Mate the Regular Establishment and

in getting into ,action, participating (AF) ratings will be combined in members of the Fleet Reserve on cl fa ngr J f 'p
in the Marcus Island, the PH rating. Enlisted person active duty will be changed to nltnt rr ,
nel of ,the and of the emergency service rating of t orb
Saipan: Tinian, Guam and Iwo Regular Navy .f
Jima campaigns. Throughoutthe the Naval Reserve on continuous PHA (Aerial Cameraman) in accordance -

war, the Wasp was one of active duty with the Naval Reserve with their pay grade. CERTIFICATE OF MERIT
the nation's "Sunday" punches Organization who hold the Personnel affected by the changewill

against the Japanese. AF rating will b. changed' to the utilize the PH examinationin
the August service-wide com
11i\ >,.. :,,' ,',
fl petitive examinations. Y .,
: :' : > : : 7.f : {: ,
r : '> ;: 'f ., V'V'tfr' ;; ',: ,_"h'.,
.' '..41> .' The TeJrman Q (Cryptographer .' ,
: >" ) rating will be dls-establiehed >;''''''

il'. JL and incorporated Into the advancements .
"" ':
required of the TEL: .
':::: T.1. In m' .!.. /W fe(mmr..........., ,....., ..... us. '
(Teleman) rating. Personnel of
the Naval Reserve on active duty ,.. .....e4 f_ ,.... 5.f..fc. JU* .d.rrfAr .*mfftt/. ikt tkf tmi ./ DOMMMtCfOt ,.
( > .. .. .... .......
who hold the rating of TEQ M-_4..vJ r t pdM.r J- lot ,.F.M ry .rdw..1 r .I "fp..4

: will be changed to TEL no later W....--.,a.w.4w..'....d r/...--..,...... j

t .' i than.August 1, 1953. TEQ qualifications

will be combined in 7&......",> r/I. ,' -JA.. .
@ n. ., 1'.1..,
those for the TEL
rating. CIftIC.N CM r OWCI/' AMWo1tM IINfOIMAnOM
Commencing August, 1953, there Al.AleOICM' /n* IIIYtCI A...* KWCANOHa

will be examinations in
no pay
,. grades .E-5 and below, in the GMT JAX AIR NEWS AWARD-This Is a photo replica of the Defense --I
Department Certificate of Merit presented te the Jax Air
}:' (Gunner's Mate Turret) rating. News as outstanding Service paper In the Letterpress Stateside
t :'t., Personnel, in the GMT 3 rating class for the quarter-January-March 1953.
: ., will change to GMM' 3 (Gunner's

: ,I Mate Mount) and compete in that Jax Air News Garners Coveted
for advancement.
J rAting
.. T t .
; 'I Weather Report Department Of Defense Award

,( Friday and Saturday Partly The Sax Air News ha* been awarded, the Department of ,Defense .

':,;, cloudy, light southeasterly winds.: Certificate of :Merit as the outstanding Service paper in the 1
'4' ,+' ',' Maximum temperature in low Letterpress Stateside class for the quarter January-March 1953.

90's. This recognition of achievement -
", 'Sunday-Scattered to broken is awarded each quarterto selected this, newspaper for the .

,.;4 cloudiness, afternoon( thunder. outstanding Service publications Department of Defense Newspaper I,,
showers. Maximum
7t temperaturein which are selected for their Award as a positive factorIn

J 'hPik low 90's, southwesterly. winds. : general, a attractiveness, conformity promoting efficiency, welfare "

y *6, airS I with journalistic principles, and general morale of personnel
__. ____._ _.. .m...__.____.__ Weekend Tide"Table readibility, proper news balanceand through its excellence of con -
make-up, on the basis of all tent, news Interest and effectiveness
COOLER THIS" WAY-With the arrival of hot weather, High Low *
wearing of the tropical uniform is becoming more universal. But A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. issues for the period. of design."
it should be remembered that regulations rail for shorts and a All Armed Forces publications
shirt with short sleeves and an collar forming a V-neck. Lt. Sat. 1:53: 2:38 8:10: 8:51 i .
open 'f)
Edmund Manic and Rowland Delfox, KM1, both of Fleet Air Sun. 2.44: 3.30: 8:59: 9.46; The Certificate reads: "The Navy, Army, Air Force and
Wing 11, are shown properly attired In tropical wear. Armed Forces Press Service has (PI'ease Turn U Page 8, Col. U rr
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. 18 June 1953

Capt. Lowe Takes ( ilars'

I J X Jj,tny- 1 5 Over Command At Tr aauliuw '

f. k ae

i, -\ Naval HospitalOld

XAS. JickioMill
I Capt. Burnham C. McCaffiee ... ......... .... ....'......Commanding Officer friendships were renewedat
r''. Comdr. James 1L Aimrtrong ....... .. ......f|......Executive Officer the Naval Hospital last Thurs-
) Fleet Air Jarkiontlll
t' Rear Adm. Osborne B. uardlson ...,.. Commander day morning when Capt. EdwardS.
Capt. Howard V. Hopkins of SUM Lowe took over command from
Fleet Air W UK nacres
\.' Capt. Arthur S. Born .:...... Commander Capt. Dwight J. Wharton, commanding a {
ffi Comdr. Joseph T. Thornton ........(Chief; Start Officer officer for the past 43
Natal .AI>Technical Tralilic Center
Capt. Edwin R. Perk .t\.....Commanding Officer month
Coradr. Rkhaid S. Stuart ...Executive Officer .
r Naval Hospital In 1929 Captain Lowe served

Capf. Edward S. Lowe _.................._.............. .........?...?.............Commanding Officer as interne at Naval Hospital San Y Y .
Cept. L. A. Newton ,-L.--, rExecuU\'e'Officer i4
under Wharton
NABTU Diego Captain
,' Capt. Easton B. Noble .........................Commanding Officer at that a member of the staff
Comdr. Anthony Tiuaso ............. .Executive Officer time
there. And in 1930, the Interne

class ,that followed Captain
The JAX AIR NEWS 'U published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air !Station:; ,
Jackiorullle.. Florida, and printed commercially with non-apptoprlated fund Lowe's included another old
at no expense! to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-33. Rev. Newton HaW* WMi N "
Nov. 194S.! (CoMf are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station the friend Capt. Lyle A. the long
Unit, Naval MEET AGAIN-"If you stay in enough, you'll
Naval Air Technical Training! Center Naval Air Reserve Training present executive officer of the
Air station Cecil Field and the U. S. Naval Hospital. S eventually meet old friends" is an adage which was established
Editor-Andrew IL Planey Hospital. again last week at change-of-command ceremonies at the Naval
\; Assistant Editor-Helen Harper Sports Fdltor-John Charvat. AN: Staff Here From Chelsea Hospital. For Capt.' Edward S. Lowe (seated), new commanding
neport(> ".- 1t Henderson. PNSN j Mildred Mueller SA; ClrcuUtlon-Dislilbu-: Lowe here from officer, it was an opportunity to renew old friendships with Capt.
tlon -Marge Kusco JO3; Vivian Knox. SA. Captain comes Dwight J. Wharton (left) commanding officer at the-Hospital for
The JAX AIR NEWS It I member ot the Armed Forces Dress Sen'Ice. Naval Hospital' ,Chelsea, Mass., the past 43 months and Capt. Lyle. A. Newton (right), executive
AFPS material In this publication not be reprinted withoutthe
appearing may
written permission of Armed Forces PUll Service. Republication of other where he was executive officer officer. Twenty-three years ago Captains Lowe and Newton were
'matter, except by M>i\lre publications, la prohibited without permission or for the past 2J months. He is a Internes at Naval Hospital San Diego under Captain 'Wharton.
Editorial offices located Building 030 (topside). Phone extensions 8184 native of Colorado Springs Colo., -
and 216. His Report From Washington
and a Floridian by adoption. \

permanent residence is Clermont
Services' Fuel Conservation Program

Court Says Sailor's Home State Fla.Dr.. Lowe's long distinguished

service record started in 1929 Saves Over $1,000,000 A Month

when he was commissioned in the

Auto Tags Okay Here In Florida Medical Corps of the Navy from ((11 Arm*d FercM Pr.u $ nrtc.) Carl A. Spaalz: USAF (Ret.) Was

the University of Colorado School A fuel conservation program {elected to head the Foundation.
A U. S. District court In MIami Florida license plates. He already of Medicine. inaugurated at Army, Navy and in the
Membership privately
ruled that servicemen with had home-state tags he Fine War Record Air Force installation throughout sup.ported -
non-profit. organization 1 ii
home-state auto license tags declared. Why should he buy Before gelting4nto ,administrative the world, has, resulted in a 'aavngs to
open civilian personnel M well
cannot be required to purchase Florida tags just because his work Dr. Lowe was a surgeon of more than $1,000,000'a u military.

new tags just' because their! wife drove to work? having been Chief of Sur- month the Defense Department i .

wives are driving to work in The State of Florida claimed gery in the Naval Hospitals at announces. Implementation> of the

the state where they are sta that since the wife drove to Aica) Heights Hawaii; St. Albans, program has cut the normal oil, The Navy'D.p.rta'nfflt has revealed -

tioned. work, the serviceman' car was New York; Great Lakes; 111., and coal and gas bills 'while providing that Rear Adm. Heber H.

It all came about When the being used in a trade or busi Chelsea Mass. .improved heating and ,air ondi- McLean' will relieve Rear Adm.

State of Florida brought criminal ness. nut the court said the Dr. Lowe also served at Naval Uoning facilities. Glenn B., Davis, as Command. .
..... action against a Key West man's home state tags *weie Hospital, Oceanside, Calif.; Naval .. ant of the Sixth Naval District.
Navy man who refused to buy good enough; Convalescent Hospital Asheville, An Air Force Historical Foundation -

N. C.; and aboard the USS Sol- has been established in The 1955,Designating Examinations I

ace; USS Idaho; USS Henderson; Washington to preserve ,items of for the annual Army-Air

E A current favorite of night-club in 1936 served a year on a Yang- particular Interest to the AF. Gen." Force West Point quotas will beheld I'

DJVINEt comics concerns the French horn tse River gunboat, USS Palos, July 13. Army SR 350-90.2

:' player whose toupee fell into ,his and served aboard the USS, San theatre, taking part in the inva- describes the method employed! in "

:1' instrument, and who spent the Francisco, during World War II. sions in Normandy and in the selecting enlisted members of the

SERVICES) rest of the evening 'blowing his( Capt. Wharton to T. 11. South of France as a staff mem- Regular 'and Reserve components! .;

top. He also served in the European ber of the llth amphibious force. of the Army and AF. Field commanders :

Most of our fathers are very Captain Wharton'has, departedfor have been urged to encourage -

'fine men. Their love and concern duty as district medical offi- participation.
for their children is just as deep cer of the 14th Naval District I i .

as that of mothers. Perhaps it is Pearl Harbor, T. II. Armed Services Seek

expressed a little differently.Since .
Father's Day ,is Sunday Wire-Tapping Okay
Under existing law information
to church
bring your Shipmates
gained by wire-tapping is largely)
and of \
pray a prayer thanksgiving -
useless, but Congress i. considering '
for your father. After church
four bills which would
go home and write jour father a
letter telling him how proud that its use, with safeguards written .
.. jou are his child. ,. MAINSIDEThurs. into the law to prevent indiscriminate .
., June 18 wire-tapping. The armed $.t';:
Chaplain R. E. Elliott is preachIng A4Qvd; ) South Sea Woman services want to be included m ,""
his last sermon before being
M '? Virginia Mayo whatever authority Congress
detached.Our .
FrL, June 19 grants on gathering evidence by ;
prayers will be following Flame of Calcutta Denise Darcel wire-tapping and using it in court.
Chaplain and Mrs. Elliott and Sat., June 20 -

family as they will be going to On Moonlight Bay......_..Doris Day I
Port Lyautey. Chaplain R. E. Elliott NATTCenterThurs. To Receive Veterans'Benefits 1

will be' conducting the 0830 ., June 18 You Must\

worship service. Hils sermon" title READY FOR SAILING-Anyone can afford the luxury of a Let's Do It Again.,,...Jane Wyman Inquire About Them
is "Evil versus Goodness. sailboat, says Philip McCready AEC of NATTCrnter, who launched FrI., June 18
At the 1045 Hour of Worship his 19-foot cabin craft, in the St. Johns last week. Here Mc- South Sea Woman Formal claims must be fil-
Chaplain G. W. Gatlm will be Cready arfplles the final coat of paint winding; up 1,500 hours of ed their dependents
by veterans and
hard work.McCready built the boat. at the station's Hobby Shop _. ............._ Virginia Mayo
paying. tribute to Fathers. for about $370.Maybe. Sat., June 20 or surviving kinfolk -
The anthem "Now Let Heaven .. "" Flame of Calcutta, Denise Darcel in order to get the numerous

end Earth Adore Thee" by Bach You Can't Buy It NAVAL HOSPITAL VA benefits such as

will be sung by the All Saints' Thurs., June 18' compensation pension, insur-

Chapel Choir. White Witch ance 'or burial allowance that
But You Can Build It
--. ........- Robert MitchumFri. they are entitled to.
Ahoy you sea lovers! If you've ., June 19Let's The benefits don't come au
0830-All Saints Chapel. hibltlve. and $750 for a build-it-
always yearned to own a sailing Do It AgainJane WymanSat. tomatically. After filing formal -
0915-Naval Hospital Chapel. yourself kit still too much, :Mc-
craft, find the current price tags ., June :20 claims, it is VA policy to
.0930-Sunday School. Cready decided to construct a boat
and can't even' South Sea Woman of
1045 All Saints Chapel. stop you flat you himself require that the burden
afford a good second-hand bargainor --- ...Virginia rests
------ Mayo proof as to entitlement
CatholicSunday I. From the Station library he ob-
-0830; 1000-Mass, St. a bulld-it-yourself,! kit- don'tgive tained the book "Boats AnyoneCan occasional hand the boat was bom- on the claimant. A veteran

Edward's Chapel. ty. Build", turned to page.92 pleted in six and one-thlrd months.. must prove service-connection
Saturday0800Mass.Dally0630Mass.; Take a tip from Philip W. Me- and read .the instructions for On June 10, at a. total cost of of his disablement in order to

Cready, AEC of NATTCenter building a sailboat. Last December ?370, the McCreadys launched the get, VA disability compensation.

Confessions-Saturday-1830.: who has positive proof that a' lit 1, he started the project at 'Darl Louise", a 19-foot cabin .

Sunday-Mass at Hospital Cha tle ingenuity, a little cash, and the Hobby Shop. craft with a 20-foot mast a Mar- 'For advice ,in filing claims,

pel, hard work will have you sailing There McCready built and as- coni rig and 104 square feet of veterans (or eligible next.of-
0645.Mormon ,
within six months. sembled all of the parts, with the sail. Built for overnight cruises kin) may seek the*assistance

-- 1930-Tuesday-NATTC Chap. After living on lakes and rivers exception of the sails which were the cabin will accommodate six, of scores of' veteran's organi

lain's office.CbrlsUan for- over a year, the McCreadysfelt made on the household sewing ma- people two bunks, and has 4 zations who are authorized to
Science they would rather "sail' than chine. With Mrs. McCready as feet of head room.Yachtaman act as their representatives in

1900-Tuesday NATTC Chap- fish". With the 51,800 to $2,000 head painter and volunteers from presenting their claims before

Iain's office. cost for a factory-built boat pro- the Hobby Shop taff lending an I for his first\ regatta.McCready i. ready VA. -

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16 J 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Page

43 Vet Should Give Thought

ApprehendedFor ltJii4toxiw CL

ViolationsIn L ) i'vuro>rorta VA Lists Helpful Hints For Vets I

One WeekAs f :' Planning Training Under Gl Bill

Veterans Administration today
own to tide them over for at least
long motorists listed hints for vet.
as insist on ir' some helpful
the first seyeral months of
breaking traffic regulations, there erans planning start trainingthis
ing. It takes that long, under
will SS summer under the Korean GI
continue that long weekly a the Korean GI Bill, for a veteralfirst \/,

line to ,traffic court. Bill GI allowance check to reach
cTR4& tetSk First and foremost, VA said a
No less than 43 drivers ((1)) were veteran should give pIe n t y of him. But before VA can make a
payment it must receive a certification -
arraigned In court during the thought to his choice of a train
1'a -signed by the veteran
week of June 5-12 for violating ing goal, and to the program that
and his school or estabtlshment-
na will enable him to reach it. Un-
A total of 16 received
regs. stating that he actually was in
der the law he may be allowed to
auto restrictions; 16 were training during that month
change his program no more than
1 1 *
awarded suspensions 10 were .
once. -
warned and two cases wFre dis 4::..., s The monthly GI allowances are
+ ; the only payments made under the
missed. Restriction of two monthswas Th goal which must be selected .

the maximum punishment. .-: __ may be' before educational training, such can as begin earning Korean As another GI Bill point, VA urged vet- ..It

Offenses involving improper i erans to check over their '
TEACIIERS-.Navy teachers go to school at Training Facilities a degree; professional such carefully 1
parking again \yere in the ma. of the Naval Air Technical Training Center here to widen as law or medicine; or vocational, application forms, and make sure
with the scope of their knowledge and learn baste principles of teach such they're completely filled out be :
jority 21 Six becoming
apprehended. as a carpenter or
ing. Left to right are, Nelson Hurley, aviation devices chief of fore mailing them to VA.
were haled for speeding, eight Vr-3; Don Smith aviation devices chief 'of VP-ls, and F. J.Burnett television repairman. VA has final reminder for
aviation devices chief of NATTCenter. Veterans who are not sure of one
for failing to stop for stop signs veterans who know what courses .
their receive
objectives may vocational "
and miscellaneous offense totaled Learn Art Of Conveying Knowledge counselling from, the VA. they want to take. If it's possible

12. S S these veterans should make

Teachers Go To School At CenterTo Next, VA reminded veterans to their own arrangements for gain. ..

take along enough money of their Ing admittance to the school of

Bill Regulating their choice before they file their
Learn Essentials Of
Uniform WearingStill InstructingTo Dependents' PassesTo applications

in ProcessA the Navy chief petty officer -
modern technological ad "schoolmaster.1tClasses Expire June 30;
bill which 'would have small and
are com
vancements In his field may To Distribute FormsDependents'
made the wearing of the uniform pact In order to intensify in the
seem as simple as A-B-C-, but
now allowed on 200 hours of passes, whichare
occasions study the prime essentials -
to enlisted men under him they
"of ceremony," by discharged of good teaching and due to expire June 30, will
assume the proportions of a
personnel subject to may calculus theory conveyance of knowledge to oth likely be extended until new t''

regulations of the President is ers. passes can be issued, the Security \
The Training Facilities of the
going to stay around Congressfor Office has announcedIt (:This la ,the third
a while longer. Naval Air Technical Training Seeking To Take is anticipated that the expiration of article containing' the latest
Center here at Jax has set up date of ,
The whole matter, was start. passes voting information '
ed when a veteran was arrest. an instructor's program for will be extended in order to NEW YORK I' :
"teachers to to school." Limit Off Number t
go allow time for distri-
ed for wearing the uniform at proper Primary elections will be held
NOT ONLY is a 200-hour t ,
bution Gate
;. a Red'rally.. The courts held of "Dependent Sept. 15, 1933, to nominate candidates
: that "occasions of ceremony"was course made available to instructors Ready Reserves Pass Renewal" forms; for Justices of the Supreme t
at the Training Cen ,
too vague to justify the Personnel concerned are requested Court of the State, county and :w
ter, but petty officers from
j arrest. The Senate first accept. After a brief hearing by a to watch for further town officials, and Mayors in ,.
the Fleet also are taking advantage -
ed the bill and then changedits House Armed Services subcommittee notices in the.plan of the day, many cities, including NYC. General ,,
) mind of the opportunity to enhance and Jax Air News, and to refrain election I
feeling the requirement their a bill to take the for these offices will
teaching knowledge.
k for committee clearance limit off the number of men from calling the Security be held on Nov 3, 1953. There is

might lead to veto of the bill. TilE COURSE is called "Ba who can be retained in the Office. no provision for'anyone to vote by .1

The question will be settled sic Principles of Teaching", with Ready Reserve Was approved. absentee ballot in primary elections

': by House-Senate conference. F. J, Burnett aviation devices If approved by the full com- New Skipper Named held in the state of New '
chief; of the Training Center as I
mittee, the measure will go to At NAAS GlyncoNAS York Members of the Armed

the House floor. Forces, their spouses, parental or
Marines Glynco, Ga..-Comdr, Douglas -
West McClane> Plan The ready reserve is already L. Cordincr has relieved Capt. children may apply for absentee

about 500,000 men beyond the ballots for General or Special
John Shannon
'SteppedUpRecruitment legal limit and as commanding officer Elections by mailing the Federal
Honor Men At of Naval Auxiliary Air Station -
Post Card
The Armed Forces Re. Application or a New
Glynco, Ga.
serve Act of 1952 says there York Division of Servicemen's Vote

AO AE SchoolsTwo shall be no more than 1.5 mil. The new Glynco skipper was ing Form 1 to. the Division forServicemen's
chief staff officer of Chief of Naval
During the fiscal 1954: lion in the Ready, but it also Voting, Office of the
year Airship Training and Experimentation -
Secretary of State, State of New
specifies certain categories of
white-hats won honor-man
some 120,000 Leathernecks will at NAS Lakehurst be.
York, Albany 1, N Y., at .
seryiee men and exservicemen any
distinction among graduates at become eligible for separation fore coming to Glynco. Captain time. ..,. .1.'

Aviation Ordnance (A) School through expiration of enlistment including selective service Shannon's new assignment Is to Servicemen and their I 4
I dependents
graduates who shall make
or completion of obligated serVtice. up the Industrial College of Armed ,
,: and Aviation Electricians School I also
v the may request an absentee .
Concerned about gettingenough Forces In Washington, D. C. .
y. at NATTCenter last week. personnel to reenlist I One of the big objects of the i ballot by writing a letter con. .

7, Ronald B. West aviation ord. when their enlistment expires reserve law is to induce ex-ser The landlady brought In a plateof taming their New York residence' '
address, present address
t nan eman apprentice, with a mark Marine Corps officials are also vice men to enter organized thinly sliced bread.
and signature of desiring .
I of 88.13 was the honor student worried about the lack of inter- training units., Such men who "Did you cut these?" inquireda the ballot. person r I'

est shown in the Corps by young do enter units get out of the hoarder
among 34 graduates of AO School. The earliest date absentee bal
civilians who might otherwise highly vulnerable Ready Reserve "Yes" said the landlady. .,... I
From LaPorte West lots
Texas will be mailed for the General
voluntarily enlist in the service.A in three years instead of "Okay," said the boarder. "I'll I
joined the NavyIn Election is Oct. 9, 1953. Forty. .

September, stepped-up recruiting pro- six years. ., deal. I five days is allotted for two-way I t .
1952, aftergradua gram is being designed by the mall transmission.

Marine Corps in order to over- Y '1$ I "
tion from high come this lack of interest in the jpj MASSACHUSETTS J'.

school. He attended Leathernecks. It virtually will ?Ad S s4.. ..4I Local elections in cities and one t -;;
r .fY3 9; r'5>
that each Marine r
AirmanPrepara require goingon town IJ ,
(Saugus) will be held onvarying
w leave devote ome of his free dates during' November'\ ':

tory School at time toward recruiting. and December. Schedule may be .

s k Norman.' Okla. The Marine Corps is expressing obtained from local I & E Office r'
before coming optimism about its recruit- Application for absentee ballot f'i

West here. He has ment program and expects to may be made at any time by Fed. (

I been ordered to Receiving Station avoid relying on draft calls to eral Post Card Application to City {

Seattle for further transfer. fill its ranks. or Town Clerk at place of Massa.
-S S / ..
James R. McClane, AN, a na- Lcdr. Gibbs Takes c chusetts residence.
This voting information
tjve, of Elizabeth applies

N. J., Over At VF-31 to Service personnel, dependents

walked off with Lcdr. Harry B. Gibb, command AsJT :1 residing with Service personnel ,

honors at AE ing officer of VF-34 at NAS Cecil I : and U. S. citizens attached to and

School. Field, relinquished his post last I aA Yz' serving with U. S. Armed Forces

After enlist week to Lcdr. Frank II. O'Brien, ; beyond the continental limits of

ing in August executive officer of that squadron I x 4 the U. S. It is contained In change

1952, and boot since June of 1952. I .,-..------.".. YI/ rW No. 3 of DA Pamphlet 21-50C, \

camp, McClanewas The Naval AIr?jBpedal Weapons I WORD FROM THE WISE-Active duty Marine Corps Reser- NavPers 1585C, AF Pamphlet .

sent to ANP Center Kirkland AFB Albuquerque visits take a word from the wise as they heed M/Sgt. Sam Soper 34-5-1C and change No. 3 of CO "

( ) School McClane N.M. Is the new duty stationfor I seated), sergeant major, Marine Air Detachment, NARTU. Soper, Personnel of Circulars 8-52.: (AF- .

here. Following ANP( ) he entered the departing skipper. He assumed I with 27 years in the Marine Corps, list advantages of regulars PS) n :
for this trio of (standing, left to right/ ) T/Sgt. Richard Musgrove,
I Week
AE School and finished With command of VF-3ln Aprilof S/Sgt. Joe Smith and SjU Wilson Dodge. All these re-enlisted for Next: : New Jersey, ..1 1y
a mark of 925.:>> last year. six: yean. Ohl M<1r r-.JI..I.





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VA-35, VF-J03, VF-174, VC-B2. Fasron Six Report

I. Scouting Jacksonville Area Squadrons i 4

he was accepted for flight train the Fleet Reserve last :Monday.
In the recent Annual Glide
ng. VF-103 is his first fleet ac. The combined service of Chief
Bombing Competition, six pilotsof
VA-35: distinguished themselves tlvlty assignment as pilA Landers and his two brothers; also

\by outstanding achievements in Ralph M. Kelsay, AM2, and Sidney of the Navy, totals 70 years.
their Douglas Skyralders.. Lead- Snyder, AMAN, have received With Dr. Sadler performing the ,'
:overseas duty orders for Coca duties of Landing Signal Officer, } f
Ing' the' "E" winners was Lcdr. i ;
Hope Strong Jr., squadron executive Solo, C.Z. and Port Lyautey, respectively the Stork made a first-rate land. J!

officer, tohose'divislon claimed Hailing from Toledo, Ing at Navy Hospital Jut week,

two-thirds of the awards won' by Ohio, ,August Klingbiel! AT3, ,recently ringing a daughter, Susan to En-

the'squadron. Lt. (jg) :'Donald C. came back from leave a sign and Mrs Robert P. tn&e.I I t'' ; ?ayai9.u

married man. Their firstAnother "
Hamilton Lt. jg) Kenneth L.

Bet km an and) Lt. (fjg) Henry C. Lcdr. George T.: Liilfch, squad- member of VC-62, has : I ::t.
ron skipper, had a few anxious .." .....
Smith comprise Lcdr. Strong' division. Joined the ranks of the married : :I.

Also earning "E"s were moments during his first cross men. James: Roberts, PRAN, and : ,
.ii@::" '" '
Lt. (Jg) Roy W Ewertz and. Lt. country flight in the new F9F-6 Nadine Haney of Jacksonville exchanged -
Cougar He experienced that nemesis ..
June 5.
JgJ) Darrell
( F. Kirkpatrick. vows
of all jet fliers.the flameout I .....,;.-
Lcdrr Strong and Lt.. (jg) Ham- Now serving as an exchange pilot -
ilton were also "E" winners. In the with the Royal Navy Air ForceIs SIX "E's"-Winner of Six Navy EV for outstanding work in
Annual Rocket Competitions held After calmly (it says'here) surveying former VC-62 member Lt. E. aerial gunnery, Lt. Leroy Skelly (center) discusses some of the

early last May. the situation, he got the Levitt., News from England reports aspects of piloting the F2H-2 Banshee jet fighter with Ensign W.
nglne started again, but rumor: : A. Odman (left) and LMjg( ) Jim Hayes, his shipmates In Fighter
Newly arrived at VA-35 are En- that he is undergoing an
is that since he's been taking a'' Squadron 101. I
sign James O. Coleman and En- operation in an Air Force Ho -
blow torch with him to I
up cope
sign John U. Miller. Scores I
pltal there for a back ailment. Skelly
with such future
v S any occurrences.
S S In league play last week, VC-62

welcome vriosVFies VF-174 uttered a stinging defeat at the 'Grim Reaper' From VF-101 Sports
Lt.jg, ) Harmon
New fares hands of Fasron Six, 133. Joe
are constantly replacing -
B. Bassett into the fold. A the old in the VF.17t'ready Wight started on the mound, and
ones Six Aerial E'sNo
attended native of Los Angeles, Calif., he room. Most recent additions was relieved by Lcdr. Howard No Less Than Navy
the University of Southern -
Cal are Lcdr. Holden Naff and Skidmore. flaming youth at 37, Pilot Lt., Leroy Skelley of Fighter
and graduated an Ensignin
the NROTC Ensign Vic Pongettl. An old friend Arrivals and departures within Squadron 101 "Grim Reapers" has made the younger set sit up and

While program.for two returning' is Lt. Jay Arnold, Jr., the past fortnight include Marlon take notice while garnering six Navy "E's" in aerial ordnance gun-
serving years W. Reed ALl; and
HaygoQd T. _
who completed the Jet Instrument nerv.
board the USS
Begor (APP 127))
Tatum, Jr., AT3, who were trani-
course at FantuLant. Winning one" "E" is considered '
termed to the hospital for treat- [UP, winning two "E"s for each
Home to Piqua, Ohio, went Lt. good\ work, two considered out
ment. Departed Is Raymond H. weapon irf Naval Gunnery Competition -
William Cameron, released from standing. Lt. Skelly has doubled
Jelinek, AD3 to Pensacola for duty I
in the past year.
active duty, as was Lt. Dane Han-
sen who departed for Los Angeles and arrived from'NAS Correy ated program. ,All but the first of his six "E"s
Field is Donald B. Summer, AE3. Enlisting shortly alter .the out
Calif., upon release. were fired in the F2H-2 Banshee
James C. Pullen was transferred break of WW II, he went through
Now Pensacola
instructing at to NAS Corpus Christi! and James boot training at Norfolk Va. and jet fighter, with which his squad-
are ex-Hell Razors Lt. (jg) Doc
C. Daze, AE2 Is headed for NAS served the remainder of the war ron was outfitted last November. ,
Burch, Lt (jg) Harold Bartleson,
and Lt. (jg) Charles Bailes. A Memphis. Arthur R. Soucy, YN-. with Patrol Squadrons 131, 81, Lt. Skelly has racked up two "E"s
SN, is back from the hospital after and 82. Prevo reported from VB'-
tour of instructorship is also be- In rockets, one each In the Banshee -
treatment. Clarence C. Folk. 171 in August 1951, and Is currently
'ing observed at Corpus Christi! byLt. and the F4U-4 Corsair, two
., Chuck 'McCandliss.In rts, AF2 received his discharge assigned to Line Maintenance. -
softball last week and said farewell to "E", In gunnery at 15,000 and 25-:\
the never-ended feud
between the officers and white- VC62. A native of Greensboro, N. C., 000) feet, and two 'E".. In bomb-
he from Gr'et'nsboro'Senlor "
hats of VF-174, the second defeat graduated Ing.
Fanron Six High through USA Fl.
of the season was handed the Lt Skelly, who ha 19 years
pb An outstanding job: as P. 0. of Prevo resides here in Jax with
officers, 87. It was close all the
of Naval Aviation behind him,
the Line has won Kyle T Prevo, his wife Margaret and their three
and weather
fray, the 98-degree
and proper amount of refreshing Jr,. ADI, the distinction of being children Sandra, 6; Steven, 4j; and first enlisted !_ November' 19.14.<<

drInk the first White Hat of the Week Patricia, 2. During the gar years he *ene inspired plenty of fun and
fumbles by both teams. ot the squadron's newly indoctrin- (Please Turn to Page 5, Col. 1) with Patrol Squadron 129, and

Returned from the Grumman ; M a result of his outstanding

Aircraft Corporation factory : duty was appointed Ensign in

school, Bethpage, Long Island, are .
January 1945. He was' ordered
J: W. Sheffield, AEC; W. W Curtis -
'ADI; and :J. Skapyak, AO1. t/f" i to flight training in July 1945.

____________ :d. During their three weeks there, Since ,that time, Lt. Skelly has
___ .f. they, acquired additional know- logged over 2700 flying hours' ,

L._ how In the maintenance of the serving with VF-112, at NATT-

----- Cougar jet Center, 'Memphis and flight instructor

WELCOME HOME-The welcome at Pensacola. After a
back home Is also time
short period In VF-173 he repotted I
for tears, but the joyous kind,
After nerving for 23 years active to VF-101 "Grim
the kind that greeted Arthur newly-formed
Kahn, BAH, of VP-18 upon the duty, Charles E. Landers, Reapers" as "plank-owner" in May

squadron's return here last Fri Aviation Machinist Mate Chief, 1952. He currently J la serving as
day from Malta. Kahn, his wife
was inactive duty In
squadron maintenance officer.Lt. .
Marie and little Mlchaline have E I a little reunion of their very Skelly modestly attribute
own'as his plane alights here. I I his
Blood Bank performance to the keen com-

petition other Grim
provided by

VP-18 Back tBpx ScoreNo. tr: Reaper pilots no less than six of

whom have three or more "E"s to
Quota Per-
From 'Hitch'At nnmn I their credit this
Soh.' Met rent HAVE A SANDWICH
-Out of the assembly line at NATT-
NATTCenter ..190 239 125.7 Center's Sandwich Shop come between 3,500 and 5,000 sandwichesa I .
day, plus thousands of doughnuts Part of the
Malta"Stateside" crew working on
Fla. Mil. Dint. .. 5 5 100.0 1,527
this output are Alma Beaverbrook, Annie Tucker, Mrs. Ulysses Jaygees UppedTo
Special Serv. .4 (100.Q Taylor, Eula Moody and Earl Crown, shop manager.

was nevermore Commun. .?.._ 3 3 100.0 Rank Of Lieut.

welcome than it was Marine Bks.3 3 100.0 Over 3,500 Sandwiches A Day -
last Friday night to personnel Medical "........ 2 2 100.0 temporary promotion
of Patrol Squadron VP-18 Sup. and FIs. .. 20 22 84.6 to lieutenant include 1,527 men
At Center's .
Sandwich Shop'stuffings' and ,women officers of the R'guJar -
arriving in the first airlift Operations _... 14 11 78.5

from the Island of Malta in. Res. Fleet ......_ 75 58 77.3 Navy and Naval Reserve on

the :Mediterranean. Public Works .. 25: 19 76.0 Gourmands and gourmets of the range from ftauftage active duty with dates of rank of

,Patrol Squadron 18 has been on Over. A Repair 90 62 68.8 Naval Air Technical Training Cen- I and meats to fish and vegetable June 27, 1950, or earlier.

Its current "hitch" in Malta since ter and activities' alads. Besides the jaygees of four staff
Cecil Field ....,... 15 10 66.6 nearby Naval

January of this year. Overseas Admin. ............ 5 3 60.0Cr. place a large demand on the fa- "The shop services not only the corps-Medical Corps, Medical

outpost tours are nothing new to Cove Sprs... 30 17 56.6 cilities of the Sandwich Training Center but also Main- Service Corps officers, Dental

the "Neptune" outfit. In the two NARTU .......... 7 32.8 Shop ,atNATTCenter'a side, Cecil Field, Green Cove and Corps and Navy Nurse Corps-

and one-half years in Jax, .the FAW-11 ....?..,. 43 16 37.2 Navy Exchange. Mayport. Pastries and breads are Navy selection boards are also

.. patrolmen have had two other ComFairJax ..1?,8 37 28.9 Under the direction of Earl processed here and our doughnut considering promotions of jay-

overseas Jaunts, both to Port Ly.. Security ........_ 5 1 20.0 i. Crown, Sandwich Shop manager, section turns out 16QT dozen on gees of the Supply Corps, Chap-

autey, North Africa. Naval Hoop.' : 18 0 0.0 between 3,500: and 5,400 sandwiches weekdays" lain Corps Wid Civil Engineer

The majority of personnel were AIM ........_..... 5 0 0.0 are put up by the staff o( Spotlessly clean, the Sandwich Corps. '

returned in airlifts last Friday and Engineers .::.14 0 0.0 culinary artists daily. Shop keeps going at a fast pace Once the Line lieutenant selection -
Planes, officers and remainder "We use between 260 and 304 to satisfy the snack and lunch
Saturday. IRD ..._...._ 1 0 0.0 board completes its findings
of the nun were expected Dental _. 1 e 0.0 love of thread," Crown pointed appetites of Naval personnel in effective dates of ranks will be

to reach Sax sometime this week out, "for sandwiches alone. The this area. announced.



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18 June 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

i te Mffl( ll [ Ask Extra $2.a-Day

For Korea POWs

Under a bill introduced by

Rep. Abraham Multer (D.N;

Y), former U. S. prisoners of
war in Korea would get extra

Wave Barracks 723 received a pay and discharge promotions
-benefits similar to those aft-
hard-earned "Excellent" last week
In this column we recently be- at Inspection. Considering the er War II.
came romantic (with a practical 'The proposal calls for extra
condition of the barracks a
slant) about June) weddings\ It pay of $2 for each day the men
time ago, and the way the girls '
been pointed out that this is as POWs. Called a bill
has have "'turned to" on' field nights,, spent "
':also the month of anniversaries! "to correct an oversight," eachof
it was well
take hint 'and make the former would'be
We the : the prisoners
Notice to girls in Barracks 723,
following, suggestions ,for those 'discharged at the next
Rest your 'eary'bones nowscuttlebutt -
whom We congratulate on happy S \ higher grade. Existing' statutesdon't
., : has it that very
such situations as
anniversaries: : cover
the'sanders will be over In the
Wedding Journey: You can be the police action or undeclared
A barracks to sand the floors and
thankful you had yours in o'urUm'e. ,,wa ?r Suzy Wave will have to pack her war in Korea.Pacific ,

but this makes good story I, CHANGE-OF-COMMAND-Comdr. David Walklnshaw (right) gear and vacate the room she recently -
with all the flavor of frontier adventure commanding officer of Weather Squadron Two for the past 15
months greets his successor Comdr. Lukas Dacha at change-of- acquired. ETO Vet
Nine Bride and Granny Hate: command ceremonies.; Comdr. Walkinshaw is now serving with What was it you were thinking ,
the staff of Fleet Air Wing 11 here. The new VJ-Z skipper comes when you were a happy' civilianoh
A dear old lady ,persuades each here from the Bureau of Aeronautics. .- for the life of a sailor! Selected Center'sPOoftheWeek
bride to tell the story of her romance *

Delightful summer reading ,
Everyone has moved around so
much that no one can find any
I Better Clothes For Your Money: Will body. Those familiar girls you (This is the eighth. in a new
I This amounts to a ,short, sensible Enjoy fhe Week series
sleepily collided with in the PettyO//ieer-o/' -
course shopping for essentials Vacation mornings on the way to the at the Nat'a1 Air Technical
from A to Vests. SALTY HUMOR showers are now well dispersedin Training Center.
that Shall We Name The Baby HERE AND THEREThe 'you know of a, severely two barracks, and you find Both oceans bordering the Unit
? Help with the age-old problem child within the yourself making new friends in ed ,States have been "battle
gives names and meaningsand evening before their Navy area? your respective wings. grounds" for Charles Washburn, ;l
derivations. No excuse to riage, an ardent suitor told child between 8 1\\'
such With the barracks in such a AO1, an Instructor in the Torpedo '
hold those proud announcements ,bashful bride! -to-be, "You will enjoy a t t
up 15 years'old, state of upheaval lately, Chief and Bomb Handling Equipment w,
know how to make love', vacation fat camp Master at Arms Mary Jane Truitt, School at Aviation Ordnance (A)
Fathers Are Parents, Too: We Now tonight, I'm going t'o \ 8-22, through the open is to be commended for handling School

didn't think this one up for Fath you first how Cousin Joe and purse strings of a her job well under such trying During World War II he was

er's Day but it Is a good reminder. love, second how Uncle., at Aviation Electricians circumstances. She has assumedthe In 'on the African ,
__ You will enjoy ,the author's ap makes love, and third, how at NATTCenter. responsibility of two barracksand invasion at 1 i
proach to the whole-idea. er Theodore makes love." camp Is situated at Cry her role is like that of a
Book Of Baby Care: An excellent The next morning the y o Lake about, about 50 miles mother hen with 200 chicks to a. \ Casablanca I :

guide published by Patents man received a telegram from Jax and is operated by care for. with a fight. 4
Magazine, the monthly which i girl reading: "I'm sorry I North Central Florida So er squadronaboard '

", many of you read regularly In not marry you. Have just for Crippled Children. Little does one realize the num- the USS
... your libraries. with your Uncle Louis." prospective applicant problems confronting her
', .. Your Ills Problem him erous Suwannee, a n
And : for
be able to care each day and the tasks that await carrier
,i( have 'em too. Every A little had just feed and dress escort
They parent girl or herself, her. Acting as advisor in every -" Later he 'u, .
.', and baby, sitter has good opinions from the circus with a tie his shoes, talk capacity, her aid is solicited con- Washburn; Admlial- ''
the but few "How did like it?" asked have needs served in the Solomons,
;; on subject ex- you 'enough to questionsand
1'1 j stantly in answering
":' pests give such level-headed advice mother. hear 'well: enough solving problems which arise, ties, New Guinea and In the Mar-

'-il; as Dr. Teicher. The little girl's eyes receive instructions and see even to the point of disruptingher shalls during the USS Pacific campaign *
r!;I!} Problem Of The Family: A danced. "Oh, mama! If you- enough to avoid ordinary sleep. aboard the Cher.angoand
; reference book by a professor of once, you wouldn't ever Her job leaves her little time USS Natoma Bay, He then

Family Law, traces the long history satisfied with-church. rest"A no child is forthcoming to herself. Even during her lib was transferred to Ford Island,
H and f Ihe' Pearl harbor ,
I :, of Christian marriage within "Navy, the be
hours girls seer
i.r t! ;: then deals with the I legal, social The long gentleman in group sponsoring beating a path,.to her door seeking In July, 1951, he cam to NATT- ,b
:; and moral aspects.. Although in- dress suit was down on his vacation for the child, advice on various matters.A Center. He Is married and'lsson
: ; V tended for the marriage counselor and knees beneath the lamp to make funds available "welcome aboard" is extended Gordon, Is graduating from t

.' f' any interested person will find apparently looking for support some other young to all the new girls who have Lee High School.
"\: much data for, thought-and for lie mumbled and shook his If such is not available recently reported here. .
,w conversation. desparingly. A policeman funds will be turned over Those hospitalized, this weekare FIRST/ WOODEN SHIP ,
Marriage And The Family: 'Atext ling his beat strolled by the Easter Seal drive which Dorothy. Manfredi, Bernice The shipyard at Mate Island, 4

for a course In marriage and quired, "Lose something, for crippled children. Stebbins and Virginia Brown Calif launched Us first wooden
the family for use in Catholic "Yesh," hiccupped the details and appli- ----- t.i --- minesweeper, the, Bluebird, with a
,, schools." losht watch., blanks may be obtained mighty splash of champagne be.
All In The Family: A few chap- The policeman bent over : James Tylee, AEC, of VP-3 Chief Given fore on assembly of notables; The

ter headings give you the idea helped look for it. After I ( ) School, Building 522, Cormorant, her sister ship, is due
back of this practical introductionto ten minutes the policeman extension 8472. Meritorious Mast for the same treatment in June. '

a universal subject: Meet "Are you sure you lost it I ,
I Your Own Family; We Love "I didn't lose it here," moonshiners who lived In For Med EffortsOutstanding Pr

Them, But-; Enjoying Arts In ,. man, "I dropped it two" mountains were taking their 1
The Home; Parents Are People; down the avenue." work !In supervision
train trip. They had never
Year After Year The policeman and organization beyond the
Little Britches A boy, his Dad precipitously. "Then why soda pop, but bought a bot requirements of duty during a re ;-

and the family. A story to appeal heaven's name are you from the boy who came by cent Mediterranean tour of duty !

to everyone, no matter what for it here?" he demanded. it. The first moonshiner I. has earned for Roscoe B. Elliott,

you usually choose "The light ain't so good the top of the bottle with ADC, of VP-3 a Meritorious Mast
there," the man explained. from his commanding officer.
Scouting The Squadrons hand and took a long pull as Elliott's perseverance and devotion -

(Continued from Page 4)) Wave: "I certainly don't train entered tunnel. "Hpw'd to duly has been considered '.,
Gerald L... Wright, AMAN, and all these flies; like it, Jed?" asked his com- contributing factors towards: .

Grant M Hart, AMAN, received Sailor: "You just pick ? "Don't touch that stuff, the commendation given his squadron ...
their: discharge Friday. Wright, ones you like and I'll kill the I been struck blind." by Commander Fleet Air, ti.; : '
____ __ i!#
,. who hails from Springfield, EasternAtlanticMediterranean.The "
was with the squadron for 13 Y"Y message read in part: ,
months while Hart, a native of "ComFalrEIm commends VP-3 on

Solon,,Ohio, was here for two and an excellent performance of duty.
one-half years.Reporting The high availability and hours
for duty during the flown in the face of difficult conditions
week were Stanley J. Sumara, reflects particular credit

SAT1, and Manford N. Smaj', AT- L Y upon maintenance personnel con-
AN. Sumara checked in from Air cerned."

Anti-Submarine, Squadron 31', at .
Quonset Point, while Smay came k"to INTRODUCE BILL FOR

from NATTC, Memphis.Fasron's ,;, ,, CMH PENSIONSA
Keglers are forced to ; ',"r' ). <,> { / '/'"VoW' i1 ',., , '' ,
share first place 'honors in the : establish an "Armed Forces Medal

Veterans' Bowling Loop with 'The ,-' -- ,-- -" .. of Honor Roll" Each person L

Still"this week after winning two : ,,, ', ',' entered en the roll would receivea .
of three from Cohen Bros.Play f.1jf: SKY QUEEN-Model Trudy
certificate of service showing I
Wroe, 20, reigned as Queen of .
In the Men' City JET Rising skyward is the-Navy's latest why the medal was awarded.' In the annual Holiday on Wings" ,
League last week saw Fasron 109 sinrle-jet LATEST swept-wing fighter, the %F3l[-1 Demon. Described by addition he would receive a life- at Death Valley Calif., which t
edge out Fasron Six, 2-1, in one superior to the MIG-15, the Demon will be ready attracted aircraft from all over't) "
officials as being pension of $250 per month paid
the West Coast In for ::
duels of test tenter Patuxent, Md., in a a race
of the hottest pitchers' for carrier trials at the Navy's by the Veterans Administration. the Scotch trophy.
the alOn. few months I



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: Set Mainside ,1M Pace

S Chunkin' Charlie Yarbrough made his final appearance on the mound for Commis.
sary Store Monday afternoon on Albemarle diamond. But in the short space of !00) min
iim $ utes he wheeled his mates Into first place in the National League of Mainside intramural

;. I competition with an_ 11-6 victory over Personnel's pennant contenders.
'I Commissary jumped on John
school all but out the brock out three
: U tW Applewhite for two runs in the was pre- poked safeties
reeding canto. for' the winners, while Hobbs
first and second and led 5-1 after ,
: Wf i 6 chimed in with a similar number
, Wilhr.---John M. Chamt the third as both nines exchanged -
Little Ken Bruning threw three times from the mound a run. App'ewhite' received Mayport and OrdnanceGunj j for the Towermen ,
I poor support from his infield, but nery also remained unbeaten in Wednesday Personnel dumped
last at Parris Island-twO forward and back-
Thursday one FAW-11
had none of his expected speed to Monday's competition although from the ranks of the
..: and the Jax Navy Fliers emerged with a 7-6 decision in the from the mound through the early -I each had been under fire less than undefeated, engulfing the Air-
first game of a twi-night double bill with the cunning Parris l innings. I I Commissary Store. By virtue of wingers, 168. Moose Crouse, Joe
Island Marines: John Westlund's towering triple, its loss, Personnel dropped into lacona and Pat Hall collected

Luckless Bill Hayes was the victim of his'mates' mental to deep left was the big blow ina I second place with a 3-1 record. three back hits each for Personnel to

boners in the evening half of the program as PI came from five run uprising by Commissary 'I Rain postponed all but one nine Applewhite blows. who was taggedfor
behind to( engulf the Fliers, 6-2, for an even break in the Store in the fifth which iced game last Monday, but cleared
series. In four games this. season with Jax Navy, Parris the decision. Personnel found the long enough to allow Mayport to f *
Island has won' three. range on Yarbrough's offerings run roughshod over the fast fad After watching from the sidelines
in the sixth for five : through the first week and
It counters, but ing Operations nine, 17-10. Oster-
was the "Thin Thirteen's" first triumph
one-half of play, 0 & G came out
the Islanders since the 1950 Jax edition
Navy produced ., ,, .. .... strong to blast Com unications,
.... /: .. > :
one in the Sixth Naval District Tournament. That : '' :: "'. ;, :" "" ::: '' '' :{ ')
was ":q. "" "' 111.
,;"i)1""t1i".J : ,. l!' 1J(I lft'oW: S"\ It- was the loser's third
13 games ago and you can well believe that in between ... '" : 1 straight defeat. Gayman hurleda
..t .. .x. "
time it had been a long, dry summer. :' 'f:" : """ W ) 'if'" 1j .r- : .,': Gi+'''..",y two-hitter for Ordnance.

For Bruning it was a familiar story, being called'to the Commissary had little difficulty
nob in relief against Parris Island in the ninth inning He in disposing of
did it twice at Mason Field in May and, foiled the Islanders .fJr'1.1' 12.2, with Yarbrough and Smith
both times.
supplying the punch at the plate.
The saga at Parris Island will undoubtedly ,be retold ina .' ,"'. No score was reported on the
number of varying fashions, but straight from. the horse's. ',''. NARTU, Commissary game"slated .
mouth, here's what happened. for Albemarle field.

Jim Eason toiled like a master for the home nine Pensacola Hosts In the American League, Fas
through seven long stanzas, allowing two runs and five hits. COMDR. SWANSON ron Six and VJ-2 had a victory
" The lefthander had his bad moments, but came through in ACES NO. 16 each knocked from second half -
the tight spots to protect a 7-2 margin his mates had manufactured "One hundred and fifty-four 6th ND Net Play; standings because of VF-ll's cancellation -

... y. yards in the air, two bounces from 'play. Scheduled
Lefty weakened in the eighth and before the fire and into the cup" is the short Fliers CompeteA games with VF-11 will not count
:was out, PI had pushed across: two more tallies, the re- and the long of a tiole-in-one in'final standings.
sult of a leadoff round-tripper. by Tom Felak and an carded by Comdr. Leroy four man entry from Jax Fasron Six was not hurt, however
ensuing double and single. Swanson, skipper of OAG-1, on Navy will try to wrest the as it belted VC-62,13.3, and
After walking the first man in the bottom of the ninth, the par 3, 16th hole of the NAS Sixth Naval District Tennis VF-172\ 9-:5: to remain the only
Eason induced Leftfielder Bob Shults to lift an easy fly golf course last Friday. crown from host Pensacola Undefeated team in the league.
ball to center. There were two gone when he pulled the f It was the fifth ace recordedby Navy when play opens on theGoslings' VC-62 was permitted but four hits
_. string on a curve ball to get Felak out swinging. Everything a station golfer on the local courts, Monday aft by Cirplinski who received GradeA
,' smelled of lilacs and roses, but not for long. links and' Swanson used a ernoon. support from the willows of
iI Third baseman Jay Harris rapped a single off Jim seven iron to turn the trick. Candland Bill Willis and, Norm Kerwin Breault, Jack Uelms and DueresnakUnheralded
Coughlin's glove and Polly Collomy, who was hitless in his He was playing in a foursome the local Foley comprise VP-3 slipped into a
All will be
r first four chances, doubled off the centerfield wall to drive which included Bill Koressel, active in squad. two-way tie with Fasron 109 for
singles with
.l'' across both runners. Russ Ruschetta and Ed Taylor. the runnerup position, dropping
Candland and
Willis Breault
)< That was all for Eason. Coach Frank McCaffrey inserted Koressel shot a 74 for his aft and Foley teaming for doubles VF-172, 9-4, en route. Collins was
, t Bruning at that juncture with big Bob Schnelker the ernoon's efforts. play. the winning pitcher and Goodnerthe
'-;' next hitter. Schnelker, who "majored" in football at Bowling loser.
Green and later. turned pro with the Cleveland Browns Pensacola scored a clean 1 Fasron 109 recovered from the
, had already driven in a pair of tallies and his bludgeon, Jax Braves Host sweep Boone in the 6ND, held here at shock of last week's defeat at the
Park last
, looked the size of the outside door to the Waves Barracksas year. Kingman hands of VC-62 to.edge VJ-2, 42.
"Tiny Tim" strolled to the shell-scarred mound. Macon, MondayWith Lambert defeated teammate Parker, Petty, Shaler and Grossman
Hank Goelzer, 6-l, 4-6, 6-1, for crossed pay dirt for the defending
Pitching cautiously, Bruning missed with a curve: the Columbia Reds breath the singles title and then the two First Half
ball his first toss but got a second to break over the ing down their necks in the hot edged Jax 'Navy's Dave Lewis while Jones and Stephens champions
t middle with Schnelker swinging to even the count, two-team Sally League pennantrace and Jack Webb for the doubles the register for the Hurricane rang
Collomy, who prior to time had '25 of the
game pilfered the Jacksonville D r a v e s trophy. Hunters.
Islander's 100 stolen bases, jockeyed off the keystone in wind up a week long road trip to Conspicuous by their absence STANDINGS!

confident manner, ready to go on a moment's notice. open a four-game series with Ma- : will be Leon Wilson, 'Ben Sob Tram NATIONAL J.KAGDK W I:. IV*.
However, the muscled little centerfielder tore off one con, Monday night at Myrtle Ave ieraj and Webb of Jax Navy who Commissary .1 O 1,000
chunk of terra-firma too much, and Ken spun from the hill, nue Park. were retained for the Atlantic O Mayport 4 G 1 2 O 0 1000 1000:
throwing to Tom Neely covering'second and Collomy was Atop the Class A South Atlan- Fleet Championships in New FAW-lt Personnel 3 2 1 1 ,.'750 67
>a sitting duck for the third out. tice League since the opening of port, R. J., next week. Hospital NARTU I 0 1 2.000 1 ..500>
That was all she wrote as a delighted band! of Jax the season, the local Draves were Neither Lambert nor Goelzer Communication 0 3 .000 _
/ Navy athletes returned to their quarters to await a chance leading at one time by six games, will be in attendance at this Operation AMKEICAX: I.KAGUK 0 4 .000
for a second consecutive win. It didn't materialize, how- but now have seen their advan- year's 6ND tourney, Fasron Turn Six W 3 O I, 10UO 1'.1.
, ever, but through na( fault of Hayes'. lie threw as well in tage cut to three through Sun- Expected to field/ entries for VP-3 Fasron 109 ,2 2 1 1 .667.667

losing as Eason and Bruning in success. day's action. the tournament are Jax Navy, VP-5 VC-u 1 1 1 1 .500.500

,. ,. Pensacola, Memphis, Charlestonand VP-18 0 0 .000
Nines Near : : I VJ-2 0 1 .000
I -Legs and possibly Key West. The meetis VF-172 0 2 .000
League PlayoffsNext \ :. more legs tanelephotorraphieal open to only Navy teams 1 in VF-171 O 2 .(WO
I ; the Sixth Naval District. How

week will mark the end } ly in a NATT- ever, in ,the past, few Marine Center 'Fish' Annex

of the! third round in the NATT- \/ i" ; Center Softball intramural tus units have participated.4Service. Station IM Crown

Center intramural : Tankmen from the Jax
Softball gue "\> :"' sle. John Coher- Navy
.with four games on tap. ': :I It Iv ty, of Marines, Sports varsity assisted the NATTCenter

Monday, AE School plays AK f:1 safe digs at in first and is Round-Up 65.9 intramural conquest swimming of Mainsidc's team hap in a

School and ANP) School meets Joe Avard as of less IM tank representatives for
AO School. Tuesday, the Student ': ::-> :< the AE School FOOTBALL (AFPS) New the Station crown Monday night

Storekeepers are pitted againstthe ,' '.: : .' leaps into the coach of the Parris Island grid at the Indoor Pool, Building 614.
ANPers and Marine meet forces is Lt. Col. Bruno Andruska Plans are now underway to
air and snags: who formulate a for
'- AO School. recently returned from varsity competition
A. the throw. Aviation Korea. Among the games scheduled in the Sixth Naval District
Upon completion of the third ElectricianSchool toppedthe for the 1952 Eastern Marine Championships, scheduled here,
round a playoff between the top Marines in champs are contests with Mississippi July 6. Anyone desiring to tryout -

four teams through overall com- the encounter, Southern, Quantico, In- should report- to the Indoor
petition will determine the Cen- 12-8, to remainin diantown Gap and Eglin AFB .. Pool for any of the daily prac
second'place. Eddie Erdelat, head football tice sessions.
ter champion AO School Is coach at Annapolis has been
STANDINGS .leading the third named to the
College AllStarscoaching'staft.
Major Leagues paid out four
AO School 3. 1.004 round Center in. The
AK School 2 1 .667 tramuralsoftbaU collegians will million dollars to bonus players in
Marines 1 1 ..SOUAK t face the. Detroit Lions at SoldiersField 1951
chase with and the
value of
0 2 .000 a record them today;
ANWI( School 0 3 .000" .ia __ of S-.. Chicago, August 14. is about $500,000.r .



18 June 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

..- ._..... .. '"- .. .< ",... .... .. .. .. .....
AirLant Net Fliers Halve Double Bilt .

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0\' ;i.J, t. : } IslandersFor
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'ii1\'i '
\: 11' ; ).' ; "'!:
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the second straight year, 'it", : / ;j the second time in the last three scheduled starts,
: ,>, 'i : .:
Den SobieraJ and Leon Wilson '., ",'v'jl'" *,r; V H i'i.lfl' : '.., rain 'forced postponement of Jax Navy's City League competition -
1iI'1-\ ,
''' Monday night the Fliers were unable to go to *
successfully represented Com- '" '' ;;,ah' ,\ I as
FairJax In singles and doubles ; : .iJf; : :'" 'I the post against McDuff Hardware at \'Voodstock.Th ]
play of the AirLant Tennis re was no damage done,
'Rlli" forded little support in losing-,.
Championships held here last however, as Jax Navy already
Lee Chester, Pi's leading chunker -
:At tucked the first round cham-
" week at Park. a away for
had the Fliers
"" swinging
4 >, over a week ago and
e pionship
SobieraJ battered his teammate I I the fences with a minimum of re-

In three straight well played sets, : I. continued play would be only a suits at his "garbage", fanning

6-4, 8-6, 6-3, to defend his 1952 .. t formality. City League headquar seven \Itt the process. t
a round
; lens announced the second

singles SobieraJ crown.' and Wilson combined '.; < : would commence next week. Sax: Bump Navy counted Turner, twice Twice in the i

i .In their last 10 the Fliers .
to stroke their way to the dou- ..i! : games first and should have had more.

bles crown for the second succes- A. : ..., but have bewildered lost only once Coach and Frank a pleased Mc- Parris Island eqvared accounts

sive year. They bounced Jack "' with single runs in the second and
"i (!t tIi! Caffrey has to pinch himself after
Webb and Jack' Warmath, 6-3, "I fourth and terminated scoring in
each outing" to believe it has all
6-2, 6-2, for the title. Webb later ;n the fifth with four runs, more than
claimed third place in singles peen possible
'' (I enough for the decision.
i""; > '
11'ina'Ine of Last Ten
fourth. '('
and Warmath
competition :; t.'P Turner Air Force Base wan
:; Jax Navy has been achieving
for the '
All four men qualified x
no match for Jax Navy in a two-
Fleet championships __n__ n__'_" __-, ___.m.nn_,..'_"-''_'__''._ success with only the bare essen-
Atlantic game set here Saturday and Sun-
which will be held at Newport, DOMINATE NET PLAY-Jax Navy's netters continued to tials of a ball club to shoulderthe day, the Fliers winning the first
sweep'past the opposition as they dominated the ComAilrLanl burden. Shorthanded since
R. I., next week. Wilson won that tilt, 5-4, and the second 115.
tennis meet staged at Boone Park last week. Left to right are mid-May, the Fliers' pitching
singles toga last year by defeat Jack Webb, Ben SobieraJ and Leon Wilson. SobieraJ downed Held in tow for six innings in I

ing SobieraJ in the finals andfthey Wilson for the single crown and then the two teamed to ,take corps has been trimmed to threeon the'opener by Bernie, Bean, a cun- ;
played together for the doubles the doubles title, besting Webb and Jack Warmath. The four will the road and four at home, nythumb righthander who didn't !
vie in the Atlantic Championships slated at Newport, R. I., next while utility infielders and out- I
trophy. week. fielders are a luxury. have a prayer, Jax Navy erupted t
Wilison, SobieraJ and Webb for two runs each In the seventh
The Fliers extended their
qualified for the AirLant tourney and eighth to'go with one in the
winning streak of the season
when Wilson won the Com- JUK Thinclods Score At to seven by defeating Parris Islands fourth and hand Ralph Bennett

FairJax tournament held here his, sixth decision of the season.
7-6, in the first game of a
recently and SobieraJ' and Webb twl-night bill there last Thursday, Luttrell Exteads Streak

placed two, three respectively. Nuvy Marine RunOffs but dropped the arc encounter to Sunday, the home nine found itself

Warmath entered the meet via the pesky Leathernecks, 6-2. I, behind 3.1 -after three stanzas 1

the USS Midway. A four-run seventh but scored six times in the
Fort Jackson, S. C., with the Army as host in the All- inning
powered Jax Navy to its opening fourth to win going away. Jim
Service Track and Field Championships, will be the scene
game victory, the first time a local Eason fanned six in notching his
,of the final appearance of the season for Jax Navy's thin-
FLIERS' FARINGS I dads Friday and Saturday. entry has defeated TI in 14 eighth victory against two defeats.

games. Jim Eajson edited in the Fliers'
was Every man lineuphit
' 6 AS R H Ti Ml Pit.2.ebUwrb Paul McCoy, head coach'of the
!!, 311) t 5 2 :3 I 3 II .800 i that service championships were run with the win, but needed help safely at lest once with Matt
1.,11, r 45 irr 5i II (>5 8T JM local contingent, announced concurrently. Coach McCoy had from Ken Bruning in the ninth Woloszyn for double
*-*.* a 11 55 144ft 21 24 U ..882.sit Len Kehl pole vaulter; )Ed Scott, connecting a
Near, a Itf 49 55, II high praise for the way the All- when the Islanders threatened to and two singles in five trips to
hr 89 J54 fit 41 U so .t"0 sprinter; Marv Peterson, javelin, and All-Marine
Navy tie
1\t1IIf') 3)1fonvu. ) \124 8 T T 1:92\ matters with two out and a drive home three funs and Ira
*riMlKtt 15.1 It 14 I 11 .:*i : and",Charles Cutler, high jump, were unveiled and lor the runner on second. Abelson gleaning double and single
f 14 A2 J1 II 11 r, :81aetee.r. will DC the Jax Navy entries.
'' .. tl 45 115 1111 45 M 28 ,25 r treatment accorded him and his Menial Errors Costly In four chances.It .
I'w1111., IkNwly. 44 18r all 45 65 :21 .241 Kehl, a seaman apprentice with men while at Camp Leeune.] .
AI..llol. If XI 111 14 211 S* 1* .241 Never behind, although deadlocked marked the ninth straight
kdin. 110 120 U 21 2f r .111I Special Services at NATTCenter, I at
2-2 after the third the
game in which "Rocket" Abelsonhas
s 4. .151II.
Ik T 18 4. a .
.,.,. .8 5 10 I 1 1 1 ,100'nllllC. was the only first place winner Fliers tallied their go ahead run hit safely, during which time .
,. 8 6 41 0 0 1 1 ..OVOPtL from this station in the All-Navy
RODS in on
the fifth Lucky Luttrell'stingle he's averaged .408. Luttrell extended
PildttriBrunlni C "IP .lSO W L and All-Marine Championships and stolen base and a
I his consecutive hit-
5 15 4 4 1 0 1.t100 came
b4N: 'I 14 M! M II II I .MO rim at Camp Lejeune.; N. C., last clothesltner to center by Bob ting streak to 26 with a double
RmttttH.vft 10 59 31 81 I I .1r.t
1 23 11 25' II I .PI>O week.The Home. down the left-field line in the
ItilfUtJ 29 208 124 129 14 10 .58S former Nebraska University I- "Beau Coup" mental errors and fourth.

ace tied for first placein Croakers and red bass are run lethargic hitting cost the Fliers .

the pole vault at 13 feet four ning in the St. Johns River from a chance to sweep the series. Bill '

Inches. In the same event, Jim Orange Park south, according to Hayes, the tireless righthander, Camp Lejeune Nine ,

Parkinson, airman apprentice chief' pitched hard enough to win a
h 'Fish Prophet" Roy Parr, Battles Here Twice I'
. IIISBy from NATTCenter, finished in-charge of the NATTCenter Fish World Series, but his mates at- I t i
third. Jax Navy closes out its first ';
Shack. sea! fishing party at Maypoit. '
Other point winners for Jax halt City League schedule \ ,
'Best result of the weekend" The limit of black bass and against Post Nine Friday night :'

( Armed Forces Tress Service) Navy were Ken Stewart,Serviceson seaman I_Chief Parr reported, "was turned bream from the St. Johns River at Woodstock. Thursday the J

QUESTIONS attached to NAS Special I in by Lt. J{. E. Snyder, of Training was caught by T/Sgt. Ted KUner Fliers encounter Hardage, & '
TAD orders from VP-5,
I Facilities,' who returned with and Howard Barrett, A01, last Sons in another 't
1. Who holds the all-time Na- copped a third in the quarter- loop fray. \
haul from
10 bass a 50-pound week.
tional League home run crown? I mile, and Johnny Hargis, airman, I Weekend activity at Mason "
: a 'secret' lake in Ocala Chief Parr reported that a few
2. The only horse to finish in who took a third in the 880-yard I Foiest. shrimp have been caught deep In Field finds the Fliers hosting I

the money in all three triple run. Kehl also captured a third Camp Lejeune's powerful Marine -
Ten red snappers filled the creel l the salt water current of the St.
crown last was: Blue in the hop-slep-jump. entry, Saturday and Sun-
year of Lt. (jg) Richard Harris of Administration Johns and that the shrimp run 1 Is
Man, One Count or Hill Gale? NATTCenter Marines were led who joined a deep expected In about two weeks. day. Game time for both tilts
is 1430.
3. What pole vaulter once cleared by Scott who placed third in the100yard I

28 feet? dash behind a 99-sec-' wvS Y

4. What was the fastest Major onds first place. He was second in Expansion Program

? the 220-yard dash, pushing Roger .
League game ever played F.V'
5. Glenn Cunningham broke Montgomery of Camp Lejeune in Gels Underway At

four world records in 1934. What the dash for the wire in the win-

two American records does he ning time of 22.0. Scott has bet- HAS Golf Course
mark several times i. 6'' '.
tered that "rk
still hold? o Weekly Pro-Amateur and Blind
during dual competition this sea-
ANSWERS .. Bogey tournaments are being !
1. Mel Ott, who in 22 seasons son. -- f N %py f e'W 4 held on the station golf courseas

with the New York Giants hit Peterson bad a toss of 193-feet part of the rapidly expanding

511 homers. in the javelin almost 10 feet off M4F summer links program. All golf "

2. Blue Man, The White Oaks his best performance. It ,was good r r ers "are invited to participate in

Stable star ran third in the Ken- enough for third, however, behind : ; forthcoming"activity..

tucky Derby, won the Preakness A winning throw of 232 feet, 2'i? Pro Jack Harvey informed the

and; finished second in the Bel- inches by Bill Miller, Camp Pen- r Jax Air News that the new sum '

mont Stakes. dleton. mer coat of grass is now on the''
who established The Marines' other top finish
3. Platt Adams
greens ,and that the fairways are
mark .,us'Cutler who tied for sec-
an official of 28'2" at er constantly being improved to facilitate

New York City in 1910. But the ond in the high jump at six the large turnover of'participants .f:

vault was for distance, not height. feet 6 ::1Y I t 4YJOi 1 that are expected this ,,(
Jn a
will compete
Athletes who
4. The game between the Giants season.

and the Phillies, Sept. 28, 1919, the All-Service meet remained at In last week's Blind Bogey t i
Won by the Giants 6-1, in 51 min- Camp Lejeune and will for proceed training to Fort __m_ event, the winning number drawn
utes. made ona Jackson together. Coaches Mc- JUST TOOK THREE-Ken Bruning (right) recounts to Tom from the hat was a 78, shared. ,
5. The one-mile record and Joe Haw- Neely Jax Navy second sacker, his relief stint against Parris Island jointly by Francis Flynn (93-15))
track with 220-yard laps-4:04.4 .- Coy, Tom Long last week. ff at second after throw-
north to meet Bruning picked a man and Russ Rushcetta (8 -7). Bob
fastest ever run on an American kins plan to go lag twice to the plate to nip a rally and give the Fliers a bard Wallace shot a sub 69 for I
track by an athlete, and the them Thursday.This earned "-6 win over the blander Neely made the putout at sec par
indoor 1500-meter record-3.48.4.: was the first year the two ond. Jax Navy's record through Monday wa %!-J(. the low gross honors.,



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I Cavaliers of VF-22

mJ.mIL ) (Continued from Page 1))

bunt thirty feet high' abeam the
(Items offering for sale artl island structure.( Poles were ,
ties of property such as washing erected on each side forward
machines, automobiles, furniture, similar to surveyor guides for the

... radios, clothing and the like are C ., convenience of the Egyptian pi-

: prohibited by Defense Department J vsj } I;' tot" S .
regulations. This column
,will, however list such services as ENSIGN J5ROYLES describesthe
available housing, rides wanted actual getting underway of
and lost and found-articles or' aim- he carrier thusly, "At seven bells
liar "noU e$.)" the anchor winches commenced
FOR RENT, heir ,grinding. The ship slowly

Unfuin. riverfront'3 rm" home, $70 lulled away from muddy swirl
tnot 3212 Lak'eshora Blvd. Ph. ,Y ,astern as she arched toward land
and the canal entrance. Our lead .
2-0184, Mrs. Potter
4 x'i tug, sent aheadsio clear the way,
Turn,' 2 nri. .apt., $12.f0wk. Ph.
, 2-7216, ,Mrs.: ,Le rand.: led the regal procession between
Fur 2,rp ( apt., '1637'lona_St,.;. $40 stone jetties, past swarming "bumboats"
P.M. fended off with high pressure
mo. Ph. 6-8602 after 4 ; ww ykSAFETY
fire hoses, between rows of
Mrs. Crews
ARDS-Supervlson charged with safety Instruction ships their turn to
cargo waiting
Futn I 5 rm. bungalow. Ph.,2-5224, *- at Overhaul and, Repair department, who have achieved
Mrs. Harris. accident-free records over live,. six and seven-year periods, Were tETTER$ TO THEEDITOR fall in column astern, and past
Unfurn. garage.apt., 5605 Wescon- presented with certificates by Capt. Leonida D. Coates Jr., 0 & R clusters of one-story clay build
net Ph. Mrs. officer, In t'eremonles'.hfld last' Friday. Left to right are, William ings adorned with Arabic script
8.53881., Perry.Furn. Edmonds, Homer Williams, Voliy Reynolds, George Repoff, Jeff and .occasional, American or
? rm apj., 9\9'RolIIseUe St. Brunson, James Fleming, James Feeney,. Captain Coates, Daniel "
Ph. 8.2655, Mr.. Rhodes. 'Whlddon and Clayton Owens, eligible for awards but unable to British advertisement..
Furn, 3'rm. cottage, Airbase Trailer be,present.-were, Ruben Copeland. ,,'William' Myrick, Sid Wllkenon }fe' goes on, "Five ''hours later
and Leonard, Wood.Safety .
Park, $33 mo. Ph. 2-5410, we had covered 35 miles, or more
Mrs Schultz. Program Pays Off Navy personnel are accustomedto ,than '/i of the complete route. As

Furn. 2 rm., apt. Ph. 7-5461, 2148 standing in line. Because so tar as the eye could see, nothing
Rosselle, Mrs. Emery. many of us ,are always at the except ,blistering sand, salt flats
Unfurn.. 2bdrrn. apt., 1118 Acosta. Employees Of .Four ,Departments Gain ,same place, at the' same' time, we and occasional scrub clumps lay
Pi) 7-6580, Mrs.. Carten. have long taken it for grantedthat 'on'either side. Along the western

Furn. 2 rm. apt, 2967 Selma Ave. Industrial Vehicle Safety AwardsIndustrial line-standing inevitable.We bank was a two-lane macadam '
Ph. 2-6480, Mrs. Neal. stand for coffee, cigarettes, road and beyond it a narrow,
Unf urn. 2 bdrm. house, 1167 Wood and motor vehicle safety awards were presented on a laundry, for the movie, pay and shallow auxiliary canal dug almost
wide scale last week to employees within four departments of the chow. it
ruff Ph. 2-6918, Mr. Hagan. Though tries our patience 100 years ago to facilitate
Naval\ Air Station Overhaul and Repair and Fiscal; Public it
Furn. 2 rm'apt'., private home. Ph. Supply we accept because we transporting men and materials
7-6084, Mrs. Doling.. Works, and Medical. know It is a part of military life, from the north to the scene of

Unfurn 5 rm. bungalow. Ph. 4* Francis Wagner and Harry A, !Navy' trucks, vans and other veteles. but nothing incenses a Wave more work on the main canal. The
6651, Mrs McLeod. Horton, of transportation division, than to stand reticently in the blazing sun and oven like blasts
Furn. apt, $40 'mo., 2615 Green Public Works, received certificates *. S C chow line and be the recipient of had cleared all but the hardiest
e presented by Comdr. Richard I pungent remarks by her fellow from the deck.
St. Ph. 7-4548, Mrs. McJunken. Capt. Julius 1 I C. Early, senior flight
/ Unfurn. bdrm. duplex apt. Avail. L. Mann, Public Work officer medical officer at the NAS Infirmary shipmate the ostentatiouswhite *

July 1, 9827'San Juan Ave; $75 recognizing their accident free presented' a similar awardto hat. "CLOSE BY WE; saw a groupof
mo., Mr. Grant. records covel'lng'up to 12 years Charles C., ,Wannamaker, who This )Is an unnecessary effront- nomadic Egyptians clustered
Unfurn. 3 bdrm. house, 5515 Ra- each while engaged in driving I I has driven a Navy ambulance ery a Wave encounters dally. Amid around an open fire and their half

mona Blvd. $75 mo., Mrs Grant.I r since 1942 without accident. the scrutinizing stares we must dozen camels feeding. The Egyp-
bdrm. home. Ph. 2-2101, 4030 Fifty-nine others, who spend 'at !walk through the mewhall Jo our tians squatted on their haunchesand
Ortega, Mr. Carter. Gallon Club Reaches least 51 percent their time drivIng table with seemingly, a thousand watched us pass. Apparentlythe

Turn 5 rm. home, $85 mo. San Grand Total of 14; Navy,vehicles, were commended pair of eyes piercing through us intrusion of a super man of
Juan Ave. Ph. 81436. Apply Half/ Galloners/ AddedThe for accident-free performanceover and with subjective comments audible war had made little impressionon
to our ears. Is it won
4718 Royal Ave. a period of one year. any the camels as they remainedin
of Calvert F. der that only a comparatively few
FOR SALES addition C C their awkward feeding posi
bdim. house, 4137 Roma Blvd, Duke, ALC, Fasron Nine, In addition to the motor vehicle Waves br-vvd the chow hall each tion, lying on their stomachs with

') $13,500 Ph 84535, Mrs.' Kuch- brought the total membershipof afety awards, 30( Public Works day their legs tucked under.
r ler.S the exclusive Jax Gallon supervisors received award for We don't think we ar.e novel "After dinner that night the

bdtm. house, 4363 Da Vinci, Ve- Club to 14 donors. industrial accident prevention overa looking creatures that belong in a word spread that there was a, _
fr. netia. Ph. 88-9091, Mrs Roth. Twenty-two more donors period ranging from two to seven side show, and although some of small British settlement and sure
r 2 bdrm. house, 5271 Camille Ave. were added to the Half-Gallon years. Eight Public Work us have become oblivious to the enough as we drew closer, there.
ti Ph. 88.7827, Lt. Westergren. Club roster, bringing the roll shops also were commended for stares, many feel hat should be flew the Union Jack over several
2 bdrm. house, $1,500 down pay- call of the club to 491. operating for 12 months without passed around to the onlookers.One neat little houses and small man- .
ment, 4783 Myrtlewood Rd. Ph. Following are new additionsto Incurring lost time accidents. of these days, boys icured lawns all surrounded bya
2.5725, Chief Hoover.SO the Half-Callon Club: Industrial safety awards were pow! You will bt on the receiving white picket fence. On a short
ft. house trailer. Ph. Ext. 680t Jim Kohlepp, AKAN, Com- presented by Capt. Leonidas D. end of a trayful of food,, and pier stood the Englishmen, their

Chief Sepulvado. TairJax. Coates Jr.,. Overhaul and Repair you will truly know the meaning wives and families, all wavingand
MISCELLANEOUS John H. Knapp, FN, Sub officer, to 111 supervisors, foremen of the word "mess". smiling

Will baby sit, day or evening, 1775 Group- One.. and employees of 0 & R' (A Group of Waves). 'Welcome Yank' was all we
Hamilton 'Ph. 8-4956, Mrs. Addie. Pfc. William F, McQuern, shops for accident free records heard as the'pier disappeared-be
NA TTC. covering periods from, two to sev- "Did I ever tell you," inquiredthe neath our towering decks.
Will baby sit, 3315A Dewey Park, John W. Price, 0 & R. en years. Ninety OAR' shops salty sailor, "of the time I "Our anchorage on Great Bitter
Miss Maudie Williams. Ernest O. Harpe, Public show no lost time accidents within was aboard a destroyer that was' Lake was hot and humid. The

Rider wanted from Starke, Fla., Woiks. a one-year period. torpedoed in mid-ocean? I had slight breeze, topside and the
0730 to 1600. Ph. Ext. 640, Miss Brice H. Green, OAR. Eleven supervisors and, foremenin to live for sixteen days on a can twinkling come-hither lights of
Johnson. Walker H. Crevasse, Public the Supply Department and of sardines." nearby Suez proper brought all

Driving to Calif., July 19 or 20. Works four Supply Department shops, alt "Goodness,'' gasped a sweet hands out. The passage is com
Ph. 78473, Lt.. Boucher Bernard' Daley, A03, Fasron so received industrial I safety young thing, "weren't you scared I plete, we're ,on our way," concluded

Driving to Tulsa, Okla, June 20. Six. I awards of.falling oUT"MAINlAND Broyles.
James C. Johnson, AE3, Faa- ..:-
Ph. Ext. 8383 or 8.3753; Jack

Riders Heard.wanted,from Main and 7th, ron Donald Herbert 6. L.Ferguson York, SN, OAR., Faaron i III nTwo Marines Battle It Out In Strange Bike Race | I

0730 to 1600. Ph. Ext. 317, Hundley. -
Six. W.shlnlton.AFPSTwo( ) U.S. a runnerup for. the that was going nowhere.
Schmehl Public
Lester H. ,
Will swap billets with any .ATAN, Works., Marines are now engaged in a Olympics in previous years, ap- MAINLAND hopes to break the
write Charles E. King, ATAN, grueling battle which, in due time, transcontinental record, and in
Owen Fleischacker, A D 3 peared on the NBC Truth or Consequences -
Hangar: 630, NAS Pensacola' or will bring them face to face fact, prepared a schedule which
Public Works. radio program May 14
Ph. :Ma.. King! Disbursing, Ext. to fL heart-breaking finish for he, estimates will shave five full
Harold Lanier AOC NAT
V. ,
365 one of them. The winner will receive and agreed to race cross-country days off the present time of more
TC. $1,000 worth of merchandisethe as a "consequence" to stimulate! than 20 days.
Frederick G. Hubbard, Pub- '
loser he's out about Marine Corps recruiting To equalize conditions of the
Jax Air News lic Woiks.
Ens. Russell D. Sawyer, NAT 20 ,days of hard physical exercise. Stuntmaster Ralph I Edwards race, the same weather .is being
(Continued from Pace 1)) TC. The Marines, Cpl. Don Mainland then chose T/Sgt. Scherr from the Inflicted on Scherr 'that Mainland

Marineare eligible for the Certificate George C Rogers, Public' and T/Sg"t. Samuel Scherr are audience, at the El Toro Marine I encounters along the"way. WhenIt
of Merit. For the pur- Works. speeding their way cross-country Base to be Mainland's opponent. rains on Mainland, a shower is

pose of judging, newspapers are William A. Gioce, FPFN Sub in one of the strangest bicycle Scherr, who weighs 260 pounds, sprinkled I over Scherr When
divided into four groups for Group Four. ( races In history. I revealed that he hasn't ridden a Mainland i I has to buck a windstorm
oversea and stateside letterpress John W. BT2 Sub Cpl. Mainland Is actually pedalIng bicycle since he was a child. a wind-machine in front of
Spivey, ,
offset, lithograph and Group Four. from the West Coast to the Cpl. Mainland: pushed off from Scherr starts to blow. ....-/
mimeograph and East Coast, while his opponent, the corner of 'Hollywood Boulevard Not planned as part of the con-
Ed D. Hoyle, Supply Fis
C cal. T/Sgt. Scherr, is mounted on a and' La Brea Ave. in Hollywood sequences, but adding to the punch

The Jax Air News has won Claude M. Steele, AEAN, 0 stationary bike in the heart of ,at 10 A.M., May 15 with his line of the story, Cpl. Mainland,
three previous Armed Forces & R. Hollywood, trying to rack up the nose pointed eastward. At the whether he wins or lows, head
2,910-mile distance on his speed same time Scherr commenced for Korea
Press Service awards, two in John C. Ferguson, OAR. immediately after the
1950 and one In 19M. ometer. pumping the pedals of his bike contest.