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Accidents Go On Vacation Too Watch Out For Them !


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Home of Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air Technical Training Center.

Health Lectures I

+.. ay t
Compulsory For

NAS PersonnelCompulsory

first} aid instructions

for all officer and enlisted "

\ ,3 personnel" of NAS will begin i

Monday, June 29.

Lectures and instructions will

be _given daily at 1500 in the

NATTCenter auditorium, Building .


The lecture schedule is as follows CAPT. PECK. retires after

: June 29-First Aid, PhaseI 30 years Service.30Year .

; .June 30-First Aid, Phase II;
July Personal Hygiene; July Career
2-Artificial Respiration; July 3
Venereal Disease (male personnel : -
Comes To Close
MORE "E". WINNERS-Navy ..E" winners in recent competitive only); July 6-First Aid Personal -
aerial gunnery exercises held at 15,000 feet are these 11 pilots Hygiene (WAVE personnel
Demons of VF-171 of Fighter Squadron 171. Front row (kneeling, left to right) are, only). For Capt. Peck

a Lt. Kenneth Walker; Comdr. Albert Morton; Lt.J( ) Thomas Bingham The lecture for Waves on July .
Set Jet Gunnery ; LUjg) William Fowler Standing, Lt. Charles Miller; Ensign 6 will be held at the Mainside Capt. Edwin R. Peck, present
Harmon Corley; Ensign John Watts; Lt. Francis Brown; Lt. Thomas Theater, Building 612. commanding; officer of Naval Air

Records For '53 Ware; LUjg.( ) Louis Sarosdy, and Capt. Arthur Consta (USAF). As,lectures are compulsory for Technical Training Center, will re- ,

all personnel, departmental musters tire from active service as Rear,
New Precedence In Marine Training /
will be initiated for all
Jet records for the
gunnery Admiral June 30, after nerving 30
U. S. Atlantic Fleet Air Force for except those that are actually -
1953 were set this week at 15,000 on watch at the time of the years as a commissioned officer I .
and 25,000 foot altitudes by VF- AK School Greets First lectures. aboard Navy. ships and stations of-the .

It is pointed out that the effectiveness ,
1.7J.The The officers; and men of.the '
over-all set by of the first aid pro-
average I Navy, and moat of all his 'Immediate '
the "Screaming Demons" duringthe Class of Marine OfficersA gram depends on each person'sattending I
competitive gunnery exer- each of the scheduled Command, will feel the loss
of veteran
a Navy flyer of 28
cises earned them the record and
a mark of "outstanding." Eleven new precedent in Marine Corps training was set Monday -------- years, .a fine gentleman, .a most

pilots garnered individual "E's" when the first class/! of Marine officers was formally greeted{ at AvIation Garbage Collection respected leader.

while six others were recipientsof Storekeeper School, Class "A", at Naval Air Technical Train- NatitA of Michigan h
double "E's". ing Center. Schedule Revealed/ Capt. Peck was born and reared 1
in Buchanan, Mich., where his
The students were welcomed : Garbage and trash collection
The sharp-shooting "Demons" rines will remain at the schoolas mother, Mrs L. E. Peck, still re. "',
garnered their remarkable feats by Lt. Col. James C Lindsay, instructors for enlisted quarters at Main sides. He was graduated from the

during a recent cruise to Guanta- commanding officer of the Ma- 1 1 Station, Dewey Park and Row Naval Academy in 1923, and received -

namo Bay, Cuba, where they log- rine Aviation I i Detachment, COURSE DURATION IS 480 Housing will be made on the his designation as Naval
ged over 1,175 flight hours Near- Comdr Charles R. Dodds, Direc: following schedule, effective aviator in 1926. .
ly 1,100 of these were jet hours tor of'Training at NATTCenterand instructional hours, 'lasting 12 July 1.Garbage. I During his years ''In the Navy, ,
which established the high in the Lt Mark W. Douthit, Train weeks. Subject matter will par- Main Station: Captain Peck has held key positions
Fleet Air Jax command for May. ing Officer at AKA( ) School. allel that given to Navy enlisted Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays in many important com ,
Stepping forward to receive personnel with a few minor at 1230; Dewey Park, mands. During World War II he'

double "E's" were Lt.jg( ) Thomas IN YEARS PREVIOUS, Ma- changes related to Marine supply Monday, Wednesday and Friday served on the staff of Commander ..
Bingham, who added to the rines have been trained at Ma- systems.In at 0730. Air Southwest Pacific Later he

squadron's laurels by setting the rine Aviation Technical Schools, addition to serving the needsof Trash-Main Station: Tues was Deputy Commander Fleet Air

individual pilot record for com- Quantico, which was the only the Marine Corps as aviation days at 0930; Dewey Park; Wing IT, Navy liaison officer with ,
petitive firing in the F2H-3; school of its kind in the Marine material officers, their class will Tuesday's at 0730. the 9th Air Force, and Commander
Comdr. Albert O. Morton, com- Corps. However, the school was be invaluable for determiningthe Naval AIr Station, Vero Beach,
Tenants will ] garbagecans
manding officer; Lts. Charles L. discontinued in April of this year. needs and effectiveness of place Fla., where pilots received their
on the side of the street
Miller, Thomas W. Ware Jr., Since then Marine students in the present training for officer advanced training In night fight
(in front of quarters.
Kenneth K. Walker, and Capt. technical rates have been inte- personnel. ing.
Arthur L. Consta, USAF grated into various Navy techni! Aboard CarriersHe
schools. has commanded 'the aircraft
Winners of single "E's" were The new class of officers, not 4N carriers, USS Mindoro, and USS
Lt. Francis T, Brown, Lts.jg( ) only sets a precedent for being Leyte, Most recently he commanded
James Shows, James Kneale, the first group of Marines to go s.sci the Naval Air Technical _
William H. Fowler, Louis R. Sar- through AK school, but also the Training Centers at Memphis and
osdy, and Ensigns James A. Mi- first officers to attend a class "A" Jacksonville
yat, Harmon A. Corley Jr., John
school, normally for enlisted N His years afloat have not '
E. Watts, and George V. Painter.
stopped him from obtaining hi* .
VF-171 was the first unit in the .
most prized possession, a family.
Atlantic Fleet to become'an all-
THE PROGRAM of Marine .3 Captain. and Mrs. Peck have three
jet squadron., Training is designed to fill short- 4'INa ; : I4 children, Jo Anne (Mrs. Henry J{.
ages of aviation material officers. ; Purnhagen) of Rolla, Mo. Edwin
Weekend Tide Table The students come from Marine 'x 44 ) / JFIRST R., Jr., a student at Universityof
High Low Corps Basic Schools, and are : Missouri School of Mines, and
A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. newly commissioned reserve offi Peter, a _student at Clemson Col-

Sat. 7:55: 8:22: 1:47: 1:43;: cers. Most of them will be sentto lege. ,
Sun. 8M4: 9:09: 2:33: 2:32: Marine Corps Air Station, El An ardent sportsman, Captain '
Toro, Calif. s Peck plans a four or five month ,.

The first class will number 14, trip upon retirement, which will
followed by another commencingin .- take him through the Pacific I I

Friday-Partly, cloudy Eve- July. Also the first class of Ma. :' STUDENT-With Lt.: Col. James c. Lindsay (center) I Northwest. Traveling by rod, he
ning thundershowers. rine enlisted men will commence commanding officer of Marine Aviation Detachment at NATTCen plans some extensive hunting and
Saturday-Scattered showers. some time in July. Plans are to ter .looking: on, Director of Training: Comdr. Charles Dodds (Hem), fishing.
High 95, low 72.SundayCloudy. train some 30 officers and 500 presents nAviatl Allan Bensco (right)) with the introductory Plans for the future also Include ,
School Class (A at NATTCen
pamphlet Storekeeper )
scattered after enlisted during fiscal 1954. ft establishing a permanent
men _
ter. Lt. Bensco Is the first officer of the first group of Marinesto
noon, evening thundershowers. is contemplated that eleven Ma attend the school., residence at Vero Beach, Fla.




25 June 1953


3. at VF32Make EfI

:jfi XflkLimthPubIIRhed Chief; I

ontllle. Fla. t\vn Thursday. tor Navy actlvlttci at Naval Air Station Jack CPO RetiresHard .k A.I[ : ,

NAB, Jackaaatilleest. *
Burnham C. McCaffrce .... ... .. ...Commanding Officer work and many hours of
' '
C'omdr. James H. Ainuirong ...::.:.:.:: ..,.:. ...::..)]......Executive Olticer study have paid big dividends for
Fleet Air 11.nlll.
Rear rtm. Osborne B. HardUcn .......:.......... ................ Commander three first class petty officers of
Capt Howard V. HopMra ... ............. ... ....?.............Chief (It Stall VF-32. They were advanced to W w
I 'rs' ,
Fleet Air Elena
Capt. Arthur R. Born ... .. ,... .......?...... ... .................Commander I the rating of chief during a squadron e : 3r 4
Comdr. Joseph T. 1'hoi'nton' .. .. .... . ... .. .. ... .........Chief Staff Officer' ceremony) held At NAS Cecil y
Natal Air Trtbaltll l TraUlvc Crater I
,Capt. Edwin R. Perk ... .. .. ........... .. ...............Commanding Officer Field last week.
CotiMlr. Richard S. Stuart ....... .. ...................,......E ecuU\'e Officer William
A fourth VF-32 man
Nual iLaallal
Capt. Edward S. Lowe w............... ....... ........................................Commanding Officer M. McPherson, ALl, was advancedto
Capt. U A. Newton ------,....,..,..,., ,,?.,,._?.._. -m.-.,._.inm.iva:: Officer
NARTO chief at NATTC Memphis when

Capt. Easton B. Noble ,..,..,..... ...............Commanding Officer he is currently attending Class
Coimlr. Anthony Trutao .to...........,......................Executive Officer
"B" Aviation Electronics School.

The JAX AIR NEWS U published weekly .t the U. S. Naval Air Station Comprising the trio of new 41n i
Jacksonville uiosida. and printed commercially with non-appropriated funds chiefs are John L. Barnwell, AEC,
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS'P,33. Rev..
Nov. 1946. Copies arc distributed tree of charge at the Naval Air Station the William A. Wilkeraon, ALC, and
Natal Air Technical Training Center., Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, Natal Harold F. Bodenhorn, AOC.
Air Station Cecil Field, and the U. S.: Naval Hospital. LOOK AUKES" arham this is Barham, over"- is the password
Editor-Andrew IL Planer The ceremony which welcomedthe between these twins attending Aviation Ground Officer

Assistant Editor-Helen Harper Sport EdItor-John Chan, AN: Staff new chiefs also marked the School at NATTCenter. Robert P. (left), mans the control box, I
Rt'pet'III'rs-Ed Henderson PNSN; Mlldied )Mueller SA; Grculatlon-DlsUibu- end of 21 years Naval service for while Richard II. Barhasn holds the parachute of a target drone
lion-Marco Fucco. JO3; Avian ...nox. SA. aircraft model as training aid at the school
The JAX AIR NEWS la a member of the Armed Forces Press Sen'Ice. Dale E. Sc erer; ADC, who was
AFPS material appearing In publication may not be reprinted without transferred to Inactive in the
the written of mI'F of other duty
permission Tieta Settle* Republication
matter txlit.r., JAX except AIR by EVNS.IH'rice publications. ls prohibited without' permission of Fleet Reserve.Chief BLOOD BANK Texas Twins

Editorial offices located Building .930 (topside), Phone extensions 184 Soherer entered Naval :
.and a a ,
aviation when he joined Observa BOX SCORENo. Identical In

.- -. tion Squadron Two in 1936. For
Quo. PerSch. -
the pant year he has served as

Let's Share ,Our Honors Education Chief'for VF-32. Met Cent Looks, Career

His first shipboard life was Cecil Field 15 36 204.0 Pilots of the fleet will probably

aboard the USS Tesmesee, 'shortly NARTU 7 8 114.2 In the
off" for
The Jax Air News Is proud to be the recipient of the Department "swear ,a day neBI'future
.. after enlisting-in, 1922. During'the NATTC 190 190 100.0 when catch their first
of Defense Certificate of :Merit as outstanding Service
early part of 1915 he served Fla. Mil. Dist. 5 5 100.0 identical
of two
in the Letterpress Stateside class for the glimpse persons
paper quarter January-
aboard the USS Pine Island. I Marine Bcks. 3 3 100.0 their unit.
1953. joining
February-March ---- .+. -- Dental 1 1 100.0
This award is no small thing, we admit, as much as we like Operations 14 13 92.9: Currently attending Aviation

to adhere to modesty This recognition of achievement .is the CDWINESER \\ 'Admin. 5 4 80.0 Ground Officer's School, Naval
'highest award a Service paper can attain. Air Technical Training Center, are
Grit Cv. Spgs. 30 21 70.0
I t identical twins Richard H and
( )' Reserve Fleet 75 4560.0v
-IN BRIEF, THE AWARD Is based on merit alone. The VICES Security 5 3 GO.O' Robert P. n a I' ham of Dallas,

method used by the Armed Forces Press Service to determinethe Texas.
Chaplain Edgar A. Day. will Spec. Serv. '4 2 50.0, .
winners in each reproduction and geographical category Is
Medical :2/ 1 50.0
conduct the 0830 worship at All
dimply a process of elimination The task itself is not simple_ The twins both attended North
Saints' Chapel. His sermon subJect O & R 90 43 47.8
for the AFPS review staff must consider no less than 12,000 Texas State Teachers College. Up-
will be "Steamboats 'round Public Works 25: 8 32.0
individual! issues each quarter. on being i graduated they both
he ComFairJax 128 28 21.8
Bend. The Anthem "The
t We, the staff of the Jax Air News, feel that Department ; worked as junior engineers at
King of Love My Shepherd Is"by FAW-11 43 6 14.0
of Defense!! award U more than just an award to the Sax Air Chance Vought Aircraft Corp. in
Shelley will be by the Naval Hosp. 16 2 12.5
News. It is an award of which' all commands based at NAS sung Dallas. They attended'Officer
All Saints' Chapel Choir with Supply & Fic. 26 2 7.7 I
Jacksonville can be jointly proud of, since the Jan Air News Candidate School, Newport, R. I.,
Larry Murphy as soloist AIM 5 0 0.0
H1'ftS all hands. It is 'a definite reflection of the fine cooperation and upon completion as Ensign

by all commands and their respective Public Information and The Right 'Reverend Frank' Engineers 14 0 0.0 were sent to Jax for training a*

Service Information offices. Alexander Juhan, D.. D., Bishopof Communications 3 0 0.0 Aviation Ground Officers.
the .Diocese of Florida Episcopal HID 1 0 0.0
p. eWE I a *
) will conduct the Confirm-
WANT ALL COMMANDS to share with us the feeling About the only difference between
of pride and appreciativeness for this fine award. Their tine ation Ceremony at 1045 at AllSaints' the boys Is that Richard

cooperation has meant much ,toward attaining this award. Chapel. His sermon will Bishop JuhanTo U married and Robert Isn't. Rich ,
be "The Measure of Greatness".
Our aims are all parallel to promote efficiency welfareand ard states that he ha been work-

general morale through effective coverage and presentationof Protestant Fill PulpitAt ing on his brother to completethe

news' of interest to the public and all hands. venture, but with little suc
0830-All Saints Chapel '
We' are reversing the procedure here and extending our 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel. All Saints'The cess. Robert who remains non

"well done" and "thank you" to all commands for their fine and 0930-Sunday School. plussed about the situation, says

loyal support. It has never waveied. 1045-'All Saints Chapel. Right Reverend Frank he's not in any hurry.

(The Staff( ) Catholic Alexander Juhan, D. D., Bishop At; Aviation Ground Officer

of .the Diocese of Florida (Epis School, the boys are given pre-
Sunday-0830:: 1000-Mass, St.Edward's .
copal) conduct
Sunday paratory training for billets in

Chapel. morning services at All Saints' Aircraft Maintenance 'Communications -
Chaplain, spoke to the Corpson ,
Saturday0800Mass.Daily0630Mass.( .
Grey Ladies "What; Will Hold the World Chapel. Ordnance, Air Intelligence

Bishop Juhan will hold the Photo Intelligence, Electronics
Together Confessions-Saturday-1830.
At Hospital Confirmation Ceremony, and ,,'iIll Combat Information Center
All Volunteers' Sundays-Mass at Hospital Cha
s preach on "The Measure of and Catapult and Arresting

Hold ConfabMembers A sustaining group of 50 to 60 I pel, 0645.Mormon1930TuesdayNATTC Greatness" at 1045. !I Gear. Both hope to specialize in

volunteers) composed of Navy Cfap-\ Ordained to Diaconate in 1911, .

oC the wives and interested civilian and to Priesthood in 1912 Bishop'
Grey Lady; I lain's! office.Christian ,
Corps of the Naval Hospital held women of Jacksonville who donate Science Juhan has been Chaplain of the '

their annual meeting at the Hospital at least 100 hours of servo 1900-:Tuesday-NATTC Chapi II West Texas Military Academy; MOKIES

Auditorium last Thursday. ice per year, make up the active j i lain's'. office, Priesj-in-Charge of Missions at

Mrs. E. McElvey, Chairman of Grey Lady Corps here. Goliad and Beeville, Texas. MAINSIDE

Volunteer Services of the Duval Thurs., June {:5

County Chapter, American Red II Gollaltscheck Story of Three
Named Honor Men I II
Cross, announced the reappoint- Young Loves ....... ............ Leslie Caron

mcnt of Mrs. May Bobbitt as Frl., June 26

Chairman of the* Corps for the Two Marines and one white hat I I Prior to joining the Navy, Gol i A reserve Derrick attended Salome ?..............."Rita Hay worth
were cited for honor-man awardsamong latl8<:heck attended the University
and- the Sat.
coming year; appoint- Norman High School before being June 27
mcnt of Mrs. Mary Barfield as incoming graduates in the ANP), of Florida where he receivedhis I City of Bad

secretary. AO and AEA) Schools at NATT-. master's degree In education.He I called to active duty in March of Men .................. Dale Robertson
Many Hours Duty Center last week. came here from boot camp at this year. He It now on his way NATTOnter

It was the second'' 'award for I Bainbridge, Md., and has now I to AT School at Memphis._ Thurs., June 25
Resumes of services rendered
James F. Gol- been assigned to NAS Norfolk for H o n o rman } Lilt .............................. Leslie Caron
given by chairmen
were group I
duty. ,
lattscheck, AN, Young gradu- ,. Fri., June 2C
who reported over 4,403<< total ",'"",'
Cpl. Francis D. Derrick, Nor- Story of Three
hours of volunteer service donated of Aviation ated from'N
man, 0 k 1 a., Loves .................... Leslie Caron
by the Grey Ladies during the Electricians o rt hampton,
was on top In Sat., June 27

past year. (A) School who ANP) School : Mass. High.School \.' Salome ..........._.. Rita. HaywoithXAVAL
Capt. Edward S. Lpwe, com graduated withan with a 90.7 average : and at- ..1.9; HOSPITAL
:< tended Amerlc -
manding officer of the Hospital, average of while Thurs., June 25

presented certificates to members 88.6.. He was also New Englander a n Interna- Take"Care of My Little

of the current graduating an honor Robert A. 'tit before tional he College .. .. ..tW Girl .....A.._......_ Jeanne Crain
class.: lie also awarded service man while at -Gollattscheck Young was high listed in "en-the < Frl., June 26

bars to those members who had Airman Preparatory School and man in Aviation Young Lilt __......_.?_ Leslie Caron
worked a minimum of 100 hours the 500,000th graduate from the Ordnanceman Marines in August 1952. He Sat., June 27

last year. Naval Air Technical Training Center School Derrkk will go to the Marine Corps Air Story of Three _

Lcdr, Harry P. Farr, Hospital I'. with a S8.38. Station: Miami for duty. :--. Loves ,.......,-n,. Leslie Caron


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25 June 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

Jax Volunteers Air Defense To \.' 'pyg mies'Many w eOGd;: ;; ,.Came Quick i Into Play"- ters' I

Receive ''Wings' 'The' I r 1\\ ,
pygmies were hard to y
handle until I learned their cus- lieutenant. When the Japanese through," he commented.

Some 60 Jacksonville citizens toms and language'but they were invaded the island, the natives Rifleswere useless during

will be honored in* ceremony at good fighters: and quick." formed guerilla forces. Cabal be- during most of this jungle skirmishing -

the George Washington Hotel at So relates Leonldo Cabal 1 came scout and was assigned to and many times the big k ',4
missions. At this time his bolo knives into Cabal .
2000 next Wednesday for their devotion A DAN, of Patrol Squadron spying came play. ea
to duty In the Civil De- Three, who was fighting in guerilla father, grandfather, uncle, and pointed out.Communications.
fense program. several cousins were in the same between guer-
warfare on his native soil in '
In the first ever to outfit. illa units and headquarters was
Philippines against the
ene .
1 bothersome since they had no
be held in Jacksonville in conjunction before the Ameircan forces
with Civil Defense, wings will my arrived. ONCE CABAL CAME upon a radios and had to go by horse-

be awarded to volunteers for their downed Zero plane pn the beach back or on foot. Cabal eliminated

work in the Jacksonville Air De- Cabal was in charge of 60 and began stripping off guns for part of this difficulty by servingas

fense Filter Center. Recipients of mountain pygmies as a guerilla' use in jungle warfare. A P-38 pilot contact man for several groups.

pins will have completed at least officer during World War II. Seldom spotted him, passed over oneeto' When American forces landed on IN WAIT-Crouched in bamboo -

50 hours in the Air Filler Center. seen except when they left reconnoitre' and then came Ieyte some radios were made bushes with rifle and bay-

Special Awards their mountain homes to sell root back with his guns chattering., available and ammunition easierto asset ready for instant use' Is

Several Naval Air Station employees crops, the little people were en- The young guerilla warman escaped get Leonldo Cabal, ADAN, of VP3. -
listed by Cabal to fight against 1 He was a guerilla fighter on _
damage however. His luck
along with several dependents Luzon during' WWII.
will be among those the"aggressors occupying his ran out'later on when he stoppeda TilE AMERICANS TOOK back

honored. Special scrolls will also homeland of .Zambales. in Luzon. sniper's bullet, but he recovered Luzon. Shortly thereafter Cabal Force while waiting for the ap

be presented to several outstanding nicely. discovered he could enlist in the plication to return.

volunteers and to organizations I ACCORDING TO CABAL, ammunition "We knew-what the enemy was U, S. Navy, He requested per- About two months later on Ap

aiding the program shortages which doing and when a point was weakwe mission to do so from his commanding ril lit 1945, Cabal was granted -

Cot Murray Woodbury,*commanding plagued many of the other guer would hit it. When they sent general and began official permission to become a

general, 35th Air Division illa forces, didn't bother these out a patrol, we ambushed it. working as a civilian apprentice member of the U. S. Navy. 'He (

will be. on hand to award four-foot high I people. They They didn't get their 'patrols mechanic with the Third Air was sworn in at Subic Day Hi

the pins and as principal speaker. fought with poison-tipped arrows I first duty station was aboard the

Other dignitaries expected to be and sprung deadly jungle trapson light cruiser USS Phoenix,

on hand include Mayor Haydon the Japanese. Before coming to Jax: the native -

Burns, Col. R. C. Howie, director, Their accuracy with the bow of the Philippines served

Florida Civil Defense; Rear Adm. and arrow was very good up to ;, under Commander Service.

Osborne B. Hardison, Commander 300 yards, but where disciplinewas Forces: Atlantic Fleet. While at

Fleet Air Jacksonville and Capt. concerned, Cabal said he had Norfolk, Cabal acquired s i x:

.. Burnham C. :McCaffree, command- difficulties. months flight time in private air

Ing officer of Naval Air Station Before his country was invaded craft and was granted a private

Jacksonville. Cabal volunteered for a Phil license.

Program Set ippine soldier unit under Capt. a } ,.. .. The 28-year-old sailor is now

The Naval Air Station band Randolph McQuire of the U. S. attending .the P2V-5 Neptune

will provide the music; Bob! Bor- Army and soon became second c + ..plane school conducted by Naval
rowes, SN, of NATTCenter and y: o ma Air Mobile Training Unit. He

John Payne, AD2, of NAS will entertain Employees At will return to his full time jobat

while radio star Tommy Patrol Squadron Three

Tucker will emcee the program. :

Capt. Charles J. Dillon commandIng O&RSeekASM

officer of Jacksonville Air >
a. 1
< \ 1
Defense Filter: Center, is in chargeof CharterEmployees

arrangements. Filter Center
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volunteers and guests are cordial of the Overhaul and. -- -
MUTUAL INTERESTS-The first time* these two men were ;
ly invited to attend the ceremonies Repair department have petitioned
in the same area was during the war when Leonldo Cabal, ADAN, I
the American
Society for (left), of VP-3 was fighting on Luzon In the Philippines, as a
Metals for authorization to estab- guerilla officer and T/Sgt Charles Davis was aboard the USS

Merit Promotins lish a local chapter in Jackson. Nashville, a light cruiser, offshore. (This f.t the fourth in a eeriee

e. of articles containing the latest '
Show In Town
When the charter is granted, Rent Control Cut Hobby

y Awarded to Three the new chapter would be the Off In 23 Areas ,Personnel here are invited to voting 'information.)
first in the state of Florida. At
the 1953 Hobby Show
NAS MarinesThree the present time the nearest The Office of Defense Mobattend sponsored General Election for Governor

chapter is located in Birmingham ilization has ordered the death by the City Recreation Department of the State, other State officers,

:Marines from the NAS Ala. of rent control in 23 "critical of Jacksonville and various county and municipal!

Marine Barracks have won meritorious It is anticipated that the first housing areas" on July 31. Displays of miscellaneous collections officers will be held Nov 3, 1W3.

for The communities' in 13 states coins Only members of the Armed
promotionjB-ln-grade organizational meeting will be Includinga1bul1)s, ,
and Alaska will lose the designation Forces may apply for absentee
outstanding performance of duty. held in Jacksonville during the relics, stamps, art, crafts, models

l Matthew J. Curry, Marin security latter part of July, with repre- as critical areas'on that and needlecraft, will be shown at Card ballots by mailing Federal Poet
date. Application to the
Guard selected for sentatives of the County
was Society '
the Art Center
committee has been set Clerk In the
A tomorrow county'of state residence
Glenn IL in
promotion Corporal; attendance. At that time 'Avenue and from
Section up to recommend what part at any time up to the date
Administrative also
members will be solicited
of the should remain 1500 to 1700 and from 1900 to of election.
Personnel, also went to Corporal, from industry throughout Jack- country 2100.
under after OHIO
and William T. Loney, Supply Section sonville and surrounding areas. rent control July '- _S
31 as critical defense areas. General Election for Mayors,
Personnel, was elevated to Further information can be First Cannibal: 'The Chief has .
Except in areas tagged as Township Trustees, members of
Sergeant. obtained hay fever. I.
by Comdr.
contacting Federal Boards of Education 'and
critical, after July 31 other
Certificates of promotion were J. Hucster 0 & Personnel Second Cannibal
Harry R rent control authority has ; "Serves him municipal or local officers will. beheld
awarded those men by Lt. Col. officer extension 8116 Wal I told him not to eat that
or been abolished by Congress. right Nov 3, 1953. Obtain ballot
i Paul S. Treitel, commanding officer "
ter S. Morris, extension 8241 grass widow. I by mailing Federal Post Card Application
in group ceremonies last. Fri
to the Clerk of the
day afternoon.
County Board of Elections, Coun
This la the first time U several
ty of Ohio residence. /
years that promotions based
on performance of duty have
General Election for two
been made within this command
the Superior Court and county ti
subject to selection by
and municipal officers will' be
the commanding officer oa a
f held Nor. 3, 1953. A number of
percentage quota annually.
amendments to the State Constitution
Routine promotions were also
may also be voted on at
given to fifteen other qualified
MT that time. Armed Forc s'person-
Marines who had completed the
nel may obtain ballots either by
required service and remained
letter or Federal Post Card Application
above the minimum cutting score '
to the Office of County
on the general military subjects
Board of Elections In the county ;
and technical tests.
of Pennsylvania residence. ..
These men and their new rates
Next Week: Utah and
include: S/Sgt. Robert J. Basker- K
This 'information
ville, S/Sgt. Leslie L. Godfrey, voting appliesto

S/Sgt. Thomas J. Henderson, Sgt. Service personnel, dependents

John W. Altman, Sgt. Alford L. residing with Service personnel ,.
and U. S. citizens attached to and
John L. Curtin,
Bunting, Jr., Sgt.
serving with U.S. Armed
Sgt Robert L. Fleming, Sgt. Alex Forces ,

ander P. Goff, Jr., Sgt. Bailey R. beyond the continental limits of
the U.s. It Is contained in
Goode, Sgt Harold D. Hendler, --- change
Nicholas. Mafllls Rob- No. 3 of DA Pamphlet Jl-SQ-C, -
Sgt Sgt.
MARINES PROMOTED-Three meritorious promotions and 15 routine promotions were NavPera 15850C: AF Pamphlet ,
ert RIedel, 8gt.Richard A. Stewart I awarded MarInes from the NAS Marine Barracks in ceremonies last Friday Lt. CoL Paul Treltel 34-5-1C and
change No. 3 of CO
Sgt. Elwyn P. Young, and (right), commanding officer, presents one of the meritorious certificates to Mathew Curry, who
Pfc. Robert I* Frederick. I was promoted to Corporal. Personnel Circular 8-31.: (AFPS),



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VA-W5, Fasion. Six, VP-3, VF-32, VC-62 7

Scouting Jax Squadrons .

V Al05A
pair & Overhaul Unit No. 1 In the
duo of officers and a quar-
Admiralty Islands and on the
tet of enlisted men in VA-105 were
F' ht Marianas Islands.
recently awarded'inedals and .citations -

by their commanding offi- A native of Logansport, Ind.,

cer. Comdr Forrester C. Auman': Elson crossed the MasonDixon

Lt. G. V. Vlk and Lt. W. 0. Myers Line with his parents at the age

\ received Naval Reserve, Medals.A of two and has called Charlotte,
,h N C. his home ever since. He
a e d
Gold Star in lieu of his third
tt ,
: 1
{ 4f2i attended the Alexander
Air Medal was awarded .to M D.
Junior High.
Appleton, AOC for "Meritorious
i achievement 'in aerial flights-as a Elson resides here In Jax with

member of Patrol Squadron 82 his wife Eleanor and their three

during operations against enemy children, Robert 8, Stephen 6, and

Christina 2.Members.
forces Korea.

Mo__. _VI "' ,,'W _"' _;w_._.*. Three men with 12 accumulatedyears of the Administrative

THEY MADE IT-Returning to Jaz after flying over the ocean for more than four hours on of good conduct service were, division at held a highly successful

one engine this crew of $o. 9 plane of VP-18 took a good 'grip on terra firma upon their safe arrival awarded the Navy's Good Conduct picnic Atlantic Beach last week

I here. All detachable gear was "deep slxed" in order to lighten the load of the crippled bomb Medal J. L. Neil, PRC; J. A. celebrating Arnold T. Hoppen-

er. Left to right are, Gerald Krebsbach ALC; Roy Stephenson ADZ; Ensign David Arnold; Lt. Fluke, AL2; and J, A. Howard, worth's advancement to PNC and
James Rosemary; Lt.Jg) Roy Sharck (plane commander); Harry Yeargin, AMZ; Clyde Theits, wishing farewell to Lt. Sigurd M
AD3; Gerald Hansen, A03, and Theodore Cook, AT3.
Gudal and Rufus H. Sobota, UN
Tactics foreign to VA-105' doctrine

Engine Conks Out Gear Jettisoned were called upon by the TSN.the Naval Lt. Gudal Postgraduate will leave School for,

squadron during-May when It gavea

VP-18 Bomber Makes It Back To Jax Midway.special "Air Appropriate Show" for signs the were USS be Monterey released,, while the inactive Sobota will reserves -

tomorrow.Two .
Another proof of the ruggedness painted on the sides of VA-105's

SALTY HUMOR FROM of the P2V came last could not even find a pencil at aircraft, mostly caustic remarksor men were presented Good

HERE AND THERE' week when Plane No. 9 of VP- the end of the stripping. insinuations which left little to Conduct awards by Skipper Lcdr.
E. Woodward
18 lost an engine midway be- The plane, commanded by I the imagination. followingthe
Mama had taken little Jerry tween Bermuda and Jackson- Lt. Roy I. Sharck, was escortedto I Squadron pilots made two sin squadron's monthly Captain'sinspection
Friday. Receiving the
with her on a shopping expedition.She ville on the last leg of the gle-file flight-deck level passes
NAS Jax by 'the entire Awards
were Clyde W. Newton
was about to buy a thousand- 4,000 mile hop from the Islandof one to port, the other to star-
dollar fur coat when Jerry tug- squadron which landed right A01, his third presentation, and
Malta In the Mediterranean. board in such a manner that all

ged: at her skirt and announced, "Davy Jones' Locker" be- behind him Roy "greased it personnel the flight deck could Albert J. Hass, AD2.

".'Mommy I gotta go." came the permanent custodianof on" in the first few feet of the plainly read their tokens of fare- The Captain thought the squad. .
ron on a whole was excellent with
; "Walt I 'commanded mommy. all the personal gear and a well.
runway, and with the aid of a only a few minor discrepancies being
"No, I gotta go now," he insisted. good part of the interior equip tractor took his proper place in Several message drops and confetti noted. Comprising the .Inspection

ment of plane No. 9 as the crew showers were attempted from
the squadron column that filed party were, Lcdr. FrederickE.
Anxious to consummate the '
made an all out effort to get the air with undetermined success.
CO Lcdr. SamuelL.
tale; the proprietress of the shop the plane light enough for the up to the hangar. As a final salute to the big car- ;
Lanier XO John
; Chaplain N.
,'oluntee1'ed. "I'll take him, mad- one remaining engine to carry Needless to say the crew of rier on which they had been serving -
Montgomery; Ear Ie B. Malley,
am." it the last 500 miles. plane No. 9 encountered little for the past four months
: Leading Chief, and Arnold T. Hop-
When they returned, the mother difficulty with U. S. Customs the air
reformed and
<$o thorough were their efforts group pilots penworth, PNC Captain's writer,
commanded, "Now thank the nice inspectors upon arrival. passed by in parade formation
that the plane's navigator William J, McGarry, Jr., was
lady for being so nice to you." with VA-105: leading the pack. advanced from AA to AN last .
"I don't need to thank her" *
POoHheWeekAt week after passing pay-grade E-3
said Jerry, "she had to go, too!' Vets Home Loan FASRON SIX '
exams conducted by the Education
i Guide AvailableThe Electronics department selects Office Walton B. Floyd, ADAN,
The pretty young girl was tak- Home In Air Earl Elson Jr., ATI, as this returned to the Maintenance last .
ing her first train J journey alone. 32-page guide for vet- week's White Hat of the Week for week after
spending four weeksIn
Her mother had warned her re- erans planning to buy or build his continuous good work and
At SeaThis the Hospital. John A. McCon-
On Land
peatedly to be careful not to talk leader.
homes with GI loans is now ability as a key AMAN, and wife find a new
to strange men. At the station Elson reported to .Fasron Six
( U the ninth tn.PettyOHiceroftheWefk" stew available at the Jax Air News addition to the family, June Ann
the Pullman porter asked her: from VA-175 in July 1951 and
series offices, Building 930, Matnside.! who weighed in at 6 }bs., 10\\j
"Where are you going, Miss? currently holds the title of Electric
at the Naval Air Technical There is limited of ounces, June 15 at Naval Hospital.
a supply
"Los Angeles, she replied: and Shop Supervisor. Enlistingthree '
the porter assisted her onto the Training Center), the pamphlet, which is designedto months prior to the outbreakof

train. Settling back comfortablyinto Submarines, ,surface ships and help WWII and Post Korea WWII, he received his boot the vr-s
AKfttimlng position of assist
her' seat as the train pulled airplanes! have been "home" to veterans with their home loan training at Norfolk, and spent the ant electronics officer In Fleet Air

out, she smiled to herself "I cer- Murray Sharp,. AD3, present mas- problems. .< duration of the war with VP-43, Wing 11, Lt "Hop" Hansen traded
tainly fooled that one. He doesn't Fleet Air Wing 4, Aviation Re-
Barracks .
ter-at-arms 5J2.Durlrte jobs recently with Lt. Charles Ea-
Know I'm really going to Boston." I
WorM War II, as a baker His Third Homeland die who will take Lt. Hansen's position .
in the '
squadron-that of
aboard the USS Pro
he served
Born In Lived In France assistant electronics officer. A
teus, a' sub tender, the eighth shipto Spain, pretty even change of duty.

enter Tokyo Bay after the Jap- The squadron's middle name, If

anese surrender.. I The ship aidedIn Proudest t of U. S. Citizenshipfrom such things were in vogue, could

securing the submarine base at now on the ntcKname"Frenchie" very well be "operations". Three

I for some_day, he indicated, he planes from VP-3 are now workIng -
won't be quite correct I I hopes to go back thereto study I with Fasron 121, a mobile

Discharged In 1947, he remained for Frenchman Jose Huertas- service unit based Oceana.. The

in the Naval Jourda, Marine interpreter in ...f Huskies completed a similar exercise -*

Reserve. When AOB( ) school at NATTCenter.For In May. '

the Koreanconflict New arrivals within the past
"Frenchie as he }s known
.a :; few weeks include James F.
broke around the center received his :..' '
". '
SN, and Stanley L. Carpenter
out he was the :.; ;; 'I' .
American citizenship in ceremon-
SN both from the USS

first Reserve in ies before the Federal ,District ;::i Currltuck. Alan D. Paine AOAA,
Utah to returnto Court In Jacksonville recently. .:.;;: reported in from NATTC, J ax.
active duty. James F. Kinnedy ADC transferred

Sharp'sSharp The 21-year-old Marine, who .
r ;
a to Argentia New Found-
ambition was was promoted to sergeant this .'.
}\ where it's nice and cool.
to be in the air arm of the Navy week, came to this country fora f 'f Discharged to receive their civilian .
{? ana he bucked for his aviation visit In 1947, and then decided .. wings recently were JosephL.

rating. After duty aboard the to staT and become a citizen.He Dwyer, Jr., AM3; John E. Quin-
tana, AT2 Lee Reid AT3
; Roy ;
USS Boxer in the Korean cam- was living In Jackson .
Donald L. Fenton MNSN and
paign, he landed at Airman Pre- Heights, New York City, before 7>> William G. Palmer, AN. ;
paratory School at NATTCenterand entering the Marine Corps. *

received,,hls rating while' at- Though he lived most of his life VF-S2 -

A if-UP OkoW tending school. in'Paris before 'omlnr'over Four new aviators, Lt. ConnerM.

ROYAL AQUADOLL-Shape- In addition to his Navy train- here, Huertas-Jourda was born ." Petrie and Ensigns Arthur W.

ly Gloria Van Deweel has been ing and employment with the Air in Spain, so this is really his Rubart, Richard R. Stauffer and

chosen "1953 Legitimate Thea- Force as a civilian, Sharp pilots third homeland.The ,I Charles L. Thoman were welcomed .
ter Swim for Health WeekQueen" his own airplane, a Piper super U S. citizen is now rslWl r ..-.:
neyr aboard VF-32 for duty re-
which to show
that there is no limit to the cruiser. planning to go to college after Jose Huertas-Jourda, pre- cently.Lt. .

titles which are thrown around He joined the Navy on his 17th finishing his service, probably to pares to sign his citizenship Petrie was performing as

these days. Since she has so birthday. "I asked for Naval avi- the University of Florida where warrant Just before he was Flag Secretary to Rear Adm. Har-
many obvious charms, and can "and ended worn in as a U, S. citizen. He
ation he he will But
recalled up study philosophy. : dison Commander Fleet Air Jax
swim, she probably ,deserves is an interpreter at AOB
the title. with submarines." Paris hasn't lost its hold on him School. I (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5)Page


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25 June 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five;

r$'j r ,. : :w r Ninety Per DiplomatsScore Cent OfDevil's

In Bombing

Atlantic Fleet aircraft squad-

rons have a new mark to
Life around the barracks Why
result of the
shoot at as a
I II competitive toss-bombing exercises -spend your money for the movies

held here by Attack- sometimes an evening spent in
the Waves' Barracks can be justas
Squadron 175 recently. entertaining. -

The dead-eyed "Devil's Dip- You're liable to see Helen Nab-

lomats" ,not only made their ben (Nabby) playing the accordi- .;

squadron the first to qualify an and the mouth organ simultaneously -
In the shower room because
with the tossbombing equip- I
her roommates, expecting
also made VA-175
ment but i dates can't hear the P.A. system

,e vt : the first squadron in the Air- If she plays In the room; or

? vf a Lent command to !qualify sucha Stella Bunk or Marian Rhodes

high percentage of pilots slaying the piano while a coupleof
aspiring ballet dancers are
Ninety per cent or 18 out ofa pirouetting> a la Vera Zorina, or '

possible 2Q qualifying! scores a group of girls around the piano

FABRICATED CATAPULT-White flag! Launch aircraft!-would be an appropriate phrase were turned in by the squad vocalizing in the recreation room

for Joseph Bell, ADC, as he prepares to shoot a jet model from the carrier deck which holds his ron's pilots during the exercise a *
fabricated if-2 type catapult Chief Bell (left) constructed the model from spare parts to be used The fact may not be very well
in training: future catapult and arresting gear officers at AGO School. Students receiving instructions ,
are left to right) Ensigns Burt Vitali!, Ferrell Wyatt and Donald Vogt. known but we have quite a babysitting
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-- agency at .the barracks

This Ingenious Navy Some girls have regular baby sit

ting jobs during their liberty hours

T. Builds Replica Of Carrier H 2 CatapultA caring ersor.nel.Is made for for Many the the children times phone a mad of when Naval dash an

1 recent dory was published<1 announcement comes over the P.A,
about a new training aid which together, and came up with an take a tour of the room on a system that there is a baby sitting -

had been developed by the instructors exact operating replica of the wire, and return to the carrierto job available. The girls couldbe
w F of AE School at NAT- aircraft carrier H-2 type cata make an arrested landing. gaining valuable experience for

TCenter. Hardly outdone but pult.Because Who knows, he may even come posterity,

\ It's the open season for Travel certainly equaled, an instructorof it was built I 1 from up with a robot landing signal The MAA's could use roller

*ds-magazines and newspapers another school has added spare parts, it is not built to officer, skates dashing I from the desk;
scale, but it follows the principle With a possibility of becoming phone to the what
full of the idea. We join the greatly to the caliber of teach- pay phone
lire of the H 2 to the future and arrest-
catapult catapult would we do" without the "Don
will involve ing at the Training Center, and
trend but our,I suggestions "t", with I hydraulic boosters, ing gear officers aboard a carrier Ameche" fact Is
with the use of another genius- some girls
'suitcases or timetables accumulators cables and hold- the student officers at AGO
no inspired training: aid. could use a private line .
and you won't have to moan over This time the development back rings. school have accepted this as a There must be a slow leak in our

the bills before you start another was done by Joseph A. Bell, a real help to their training. Their refrigerators food keeps disappearing
Chief Bell III working of what be-
presently knowledge goes on ,
Juet stop at the Library, Aviation Mechanic Chief; at Aviation
towards the that he low-decks should
Ground Officer's School. day assure pilotsof a a a
make, your selection, assume your a a can have his small jet modelbe a "smooth shot" when they Did you ever notice the endless .
favorite reading position and catapulted from the deck, give the go-ahead signal
\ Chief Bell took all the spare waiting for the washing machine,
you're off.Oulde parts of various sizes and ma- a clothes line or dryer that is

I! To the Moon-May: well terials he could find, put them t : OeIM never empty; the exasperation In
t I
" be a travel book for the next M finding the line busy after you -

:r generation, but for now, the lively VF-171 Man finally get the phone; that you
account is as accurate a guide as have to wade through a clusterof

you'll find for the trip. Marines and Sailors to get in
of : Cited ForRepair or out of the barracks; that thereis
:Man In Space:-A discussion
I always a new barracks rule or
our adaptability to space
Skill regulation to adhere to; that field i
'once we get there!
night rolls around too !loon;; and :
Us It Wrong:-McLemore'a -
One Exceptional skill in his specialty 8 when you're dying of thirst the :
assignments as newsman )te4
coupled with imagination coke machine reads "empty"? ;
have found him in the thick of .h _
His and determination in the New Wave Chiefs Virginia Ron-
things all over the globe.
perfqrmance of his duty has dinelli of NA3, and Virginia Bar
story reads like a I
earned James D. Ray, AMI, a rett, NATTC went through the
chausen! ft
commendation from the commanding : third degree at their initiation last,
Place and Books:-
People, officer of VF-171c week what, with marching all .
Newspapermen, It seems, have all t yt5 :' +V by around the station with their uni-
On occasion Ray planned S
one _
the is another hilarious 9
fun. Highnet's
with extensive forms on backwards, and dunked
he covered repairs to a plane
adventure as manufactured in' the pool, among other things.
wing damages,
world events and he shares with .
the reader all the best of it. needed parts from the limited t' a *
material available aboard the i) Dan Cupid ha been busy. Aqua-
Vacation Guide:-As such, It belle Mildred Mueller SN of Miami
ship and repaired the damage -
should be helpful. For the serv- despite inadequate repair facili SMALL WORLD-It seems like ft small world, especially after and staff member of Jax Air
iceman who is being transferred, a 12,000 mile jaunt in two weeks for Fred Brady ALl, (left) News will take the' plunge with

it will aid immeasurably in plan- ties.This work enabled the air- and Edward Herbert, ALL The two VP-18 men, who have return Bob Home, AD3, Jax Navy catcher
Interest ed from a demonstrational tour with two P2V's around the world,
of '
ning the move. Maps, places craft to be placed in flight statusat review their course and stop overs via an office globe of Charlotte, N, C., at All
to see and where to stop least six weeks prior to the Saints Chapel August 8.

en route will make the trip well time'a shore-based activity would Jax Pair 'Sees The World' During Beverly Egberts, SN, of the
worth while no matter how many ;
have completed the repairs.An Commissary Store and Cpl. Gene
miles you must cover or how largeor inspection was later madeon Mulone were married! last week in

small your family. the repaired aircraft by the 12,000-Mile ,Demonstrational Hopmany Atlanta. Grace Monti!, SN, of

Shopping All Over the World:- NAS Jacksonville 0 & R Repair NAS SIO and Ed Kwleraga, PN-

We are 'enthusiastic about this Engineers and it was pronounced Twelve thousand "never-to- other points of interest SN of ComFalrJax Personnel Office

one, especially for those transfer satisfactory in all respects. be-forgotten" miles is a lot of Both menf greed that the chow ,are altar bound in December.

ring to sea duty or foreign Sta- Another time Ray completed territory to cover in two weeks. was the greatest and the people Glenna Kelin, SKSA, of Commissary

tions. It will have your time, structural repairs to an aircraft Edward,R. Herbert and FredL. the friendliest in Holland. office and John Kusluch,

money and indecision in selecting with a badly damaged port wing Brady, both ALl's attachedto a a CS2, NATTC Commissary, will be

those gifts you always bring buttt area in an "expeditious and Patrol Squadron 18, have returned Travel was so extensive that married; in December.

home. efficient manner." from a two week round- the men usually breakfasted in The Waves' softball team from

Caravan To Xanadu:-With all "These specific examples of the-world demonstrational tour one country, lunched in another Corry Field will play the Jax

his flair for romantic adventure your excellent craftsmanship C and in a couple of P2V's. and had dinner in still an. Waves at Enterprise diamond Fri 1

tales, Edison Marshall tells a story personal initiative in ,the performance The four, authorized by the other.. Throughout the tour, day and Saturday nights at 2000. \

based on the travels' of Marco of your duty are in accordance Bureau of Aeronautic; was to demonstrations and lectures Those in the hospital this week '\

Polo. with the highest _standards familiarize our allied countries were presented by the entire from NAS are Marie Marciante, ;

Men Uke Shadows:-Another of the U, S. Naval service," with America's latest in patrol. plane's complement Bonnie Stebbins, Dorothy Manfred

historical novel utilizes the Crusades Comdr. ,Morton told Ray bombers The VP-18 men acted as radiomen From NATTC are June Pas, Nola

to create a colorful adven- Ray served with Fighter a a of the two planes, Mathis, and Velda Lathrop. "'

.' ture of an ever-appealing period. Squadron 171 from June,1951 until During the two week cruise while civilian engineers from .
Killers In Africa:-For those shortly after receiving the \
Brady and Herbert enjoyed aircraft companies comprised_ Two Waves were being followed
hunting commendation this month lIe is
who like their big-game
I such "ports" 1111 Argentia, New- the crew. Comdr. Edward A. by a lone sailor Finally one could
of comfort- with Fasron 6.
from confines a serving
.' the sub-title assures us now foundland; Port Lyautey, Rogers, former CO of VP-18 stand it no longer Turning to
able chair the
It is "the,truth about animals ly- Walter: "You're not eating your French Morocco; Naples, Italy; and now attached to BUAcr in the sailor, she scolded, "Either
Malta Amsterdam Nether- Washington, commanded the you quit following us or go get another
ing in wait and hunter lying in fish. What's wrong with it? ; j
print" Customer: "Long time no sea." lands; Keflavick, Iceland; and newest of the two P2V's. aallorr!

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Page :six JAX ,AIR NEWS

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m yy. /,Jr'm Station linksmeH
.'!'. I'r' : .;/ "' ,;

.tJJ: Involved In

q ill,
Lively ActivityBob I

Goetz, top contender for .

honors on the Jax Navy varsity,
was third in qualifying roundsfor

the National Public Links

r Golf Tournament held Sunday at ..

1r Brentwood.

Goetz tied with Erwin Scott,
H _
JSL Charvat also of the Jax Navy varsity, at 9

147 after two rounds and was
Jax Navy's complete domination of the first half City forced into a sudden death playoff -

Baseball League came as a surprise to no one. And, unless for the coveted berth. He birdied .t

help arrives for the ensuing four entries in the second half, the third extra hole to

the local nine will run off and hide before August 1. oust Scott.In .
the weekly Blind Bogey
Since May: 7, date of the Fliers' 5-4 conquest of Hardage tournament, Scott equalled his -.-- --

& Sons, there had been little doubt of the outcome on any course record of 68 for the low I'OItEt-Watehlng! Comdr. James Armstrong tee off in one of

occasion. Jax Navy romped through 11 opponents and never gross prize. Winning number of the weekly Pro-Amateur Golf Tournaments at the Station course I
are, left to rlhiPde Gardner, J. S. Bnescher and Jim Roberts.
bothered to look back. 78 was shared by Gene Davis, The Pro-Am events are staged every Wednesday afternoon and
Ed Weeks and Comdr. L. R. Geis. are open to all golfers.
Hardage was rated the major obstacle in the Fliers'path At the Pro-Amateur event in -

Once removed it was smooth sailing, although :Mc- Waycross, Ga., last Wednesday,

Duff Hardware proved to be anything but docile in three Professional Jack Harvey teamed Play Light t In MamsideIM

meetings With its extra base hit antics. with Scott, Pete Gardner and J.
Duane Cann for a best ball of
When the washing was hung out Friday, McDuff Hardware 61 to finish third. Softball

had ousted Hardage for the runnerup slot. The second The station course is receivinga Leagues ,

half opened Sunday, with Post Nine, the floor mat all sea- thorough treatment for the

Sixth Naval District Tournament Fasron 109 first half American i
son, upsetting IIardage, 41. It could be anybody's race defending League
which will be'held here, July ISIS.
champion in Mainside intramural Softball competition, re-
for second place.Statistically .
Positions on the Jax Navy :varsity
gained the leadership in the second half by edging previously
here's how the Fliers fared the first half: are still undecided.Tankmen .
undefeated Fasron Six, 3-2, in the feature game last I week.

Commissary Store and O&G
Nelm's single to right center
Player G AC R II 2b Ib ilK SB RBI Frt. Vie resting atop the .National circuit Glidewell lilts Homer

Lewis, Jerry, c 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 l.toO with unblemished slates, had their
Funk, Ernie, p 3 10 1 6 0 0 1 Z .600 Southern Fasron 109 entered the scoringact
lesson, Jim, p .. 8 26.8: 11 1 1 0 Z 11' .U3 In showdown postponed last Wednesday In the fourth as Tom I Ilerr
Home, Bob, c 11 63 24 26' 1 5' 1 11 Z. .413 because of rain. It will be
Knoblauch, Dick, 3b 2 8 3 :I 1 1 1 1 Z .315 man singled home Jim Moore from
Peach MeetFielding .
Nolte, Bob, 3b :3 8 1 :I 1 0/ 0 3: .315 re-scheduled at the earliest possible second to make it 21. Pitcher
Cordell, Dick, of 5 17 6 6 1 1 0 1 I .353 date. I
LIgon, George, Sb 2 9 2 :I 0/ 0 0 1 .333 a strong 19-man entry Don Clidewell's leadoff home run
Jacobs, Ken, p <4< 6 1 Z 0/ 0 0 1 .333 the Jax Navy varsity tank Rosen singled, stole second and In the sixth netted a 2.2 stale
Luttrell, Lucky, ss 14 58 25' 19 <4< 2 0 15' 11 .31 squad will vie in the Southern third and came home on Scott's
Coughlin, Jim. Ib ItWolosiyn 55 18 11 :s Z 0 I 10 .31 mate.
Matt, of 12 49 14 15 Z 1 1 4.. If .306 Peach Swimming Championshipsat error in right field to give Fasron The 109'ers weren't in
&.. Fay, Joe of 13 50 18 14 1 1 2' :I 11 .%81 LaGrange, Ga., Friday and Sat- Six a 1-0 advantage after the
Neely, Tom, 2b 9 33 11 9 1 0 1 6 .1' .%U urday, for a final prepping priorto the Inning, however. Moore
12 38 11 10 1 It I .%U initial chapter. It was 2-0 after
Abelson, Ira, of the Sixth Naval District Cham strolled and pilfered second to set
S .%35
Bennett, Ralph p 6 17 7 4 1 1 1 1 the third M Rosen walked, stole the stage for the winning run. Bob
Zltgter, Bill, if-p 4 14 S S 1 1 1 S S .%14I ponships, here, July 8-7.
PeJoy, Bob, 3b>> C 11 6 Z 1/. 1 S S .U5 The -Georgia event, sanctioned second and was driven home by Grossman's Texas Leaguer drove
EJlertson. Clarence, p 1 4. 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 oot by the Amateur Athletic Union, him across and Fasron Six's
14 582 163'155 17 1J 4' 51 125 .322
Totals chance to sew the second half
will be held in the Callaway Pool up
Instructors NeededFor
I PITCHING at LaGrange. went down the drain.

Bit W L Pet. Era Diving trials and finals will be Summer Camp VP-3 literally handed Fasron
Pitcher G Gs to Jp H R ErBb So DbWp ,
Eason 4 3: 3 30 IS 4 4. 13 32 1 1 14<< 1 1.900 1.19 held Saturday morning with John Volunteers to serve as swimming 109 a second win for the week,
Bennett 4. :3 3 28201411151$ 1 0 0 4 0 1.... 3L53 Chumney and Ray Collins of Jax instructors and softball as George ,Evans free passed 1ft
Funk ::1:1:1: : 2313 Z 0 218 1 0 0 3/ 1.000 0.00
Navy aa two outstanding contend- men in a 9-2 fray. Fasron 109
9.00 coaches the Park
Jacobs :3 :3 1 155217151111 1 0 0 1 1 1.900 I Orange
Kllerts'n 1 11 95417. 10 1 1 I 1.000 0.59 ers.The Summer Recreation program. needed only three hits to go with
Ziegler 111 961119 1 1 1 1 1 1000 0.99 brunt of the middle distance June 29 through July 24, are the "gifts" as Glidewell fanned IT
Totals :x1412114844222499. 2 :3 9 14 9 1.000 :2.52 events for the Fliers will Huskies..
being sought by camp
('-leads the league). be carried by Jim Lowman. In E. Webb. VC-45' Outhit, But Win

the sprints and medleys, Fred The camp is open to boys and In a well-played game at York

Ray Cline, AD1 of VP-3, will show his prize Beagle, Coleman and, Larry Canto bear girls six through 1C"A numberof town diamond, VJ-2 nudged VP-5,

White Acres Gusto, in the Jacksonville Kennel Club's summer watching. service dependents are already 43. Stephens and Breshahan
Coach Paul
indicated -
rapped out a pair of safeties each
School registered and addition.
Beach High
program, Sunday afternoon at the Jax the following men would make al enrollment is expected. for the Hurricane Hunters while

auditorium. the trip: Fred Coleman, Nick Demos Camp hours will be 1000 to Morland had an equal number for

The four-year-old son of Wakems Bomber, an international John Chumney, Ray Collins, 1200 and 1330 to 1530. the Patrol nine.

I champion, and White's Dixie Belle, a Canadian champion I.Larry wman Casto, Fritta, Steve Reinhardt Papach, >Jim Bill If interested, contact Mr. VC-62 shelled VF-174, 21.10, to
shy of being Webb at Nail's Hardware, Orange even its season record, although
three points
White Acres Gusto is just Brown, "Snag" Holmes.
Park, 112 8-3571, duringthe outhit, 108. Skidmore toiled for
classified a champion, ,and'Cline is hopeful he'll pick up the Charles Byerly, Jim White, Bill
day, or at night phone the winners. Stroble and Hillman
Bosworth, Jim Ryan, Ron Mur-
deficit Sunday. 112 84740. Inquiries can be an- shared the mound assignment for
phy, Jim Wentworth Tom Hub-
"I've shown him 16 times," reported Cline, who< has bart, Frank Piorkowsl, and Ray swered by NAS Special Services VF. 7t.

owned and trained the 'dog for 18 months, "and he's won 30 Weems. office extension 512. Hospital scored its first two

winner in wins of the second half, dumping
awards. In fact, he's never placed below reserve .
13-3 and
r Operations, Mayport,
any show. 8-6. Grant and Rudniki combined
1904. to third base before d b for a no-hitter against the Tow-

2. False Bob Fltzsimmons an attempted .... ermen.
I Sports Quizly I pkkoff from
held the middleweight, light home is Fasron Operations escaped the cellar of

( Armd7orcti fmt heavyweight, and heavyweight 109's Don Ose* : : the National League earlier in the

QUESTIONS championships, and was the first walt. Jim Williams week, however sending Communications -
What pitcher of VP-3 if T down to its fourth
1. modern-day and only other man to accomplish guards the sack ;N straight
holds the record for the most this feat. However, Arm and is about to 3 defeat, 154. Breen Shields, Davis

strikeouts In one season? strong was the only fighter to make the tag. and Cram collected three hits each

2. Henry Armstrong was the hold three titles simultaneously Fasron 109 won for the winners. *

first fighter to hold three world_ featherweight, lightweightand this Mainside, fray.intramural STANDINGS

: titles. (True-False). welterweight. 8-2, to protectits NATIONAL LKtCUK:
3. What was the fastest mile tie for lead. Tea*" W. !? _frt.
3. Four minutes, two and ership in the ;' Commissary.. ....... 3 0 1.01.
turned in by a runner in 1952 2 (o ioni
eight-tenths seconds, turned in American Lea- FerwnneH .' .....4 1 ,8IMI! !
4. Stan Muslal has won six NL Commissary Mayport ..............2 1 .661
Gaston Reiff, of Belgium. gue. ..... ..
by 1I00pltal ...... 2 2 .51)
what did
batting titles. In year Store and Jo'AW-1t ...............2 2
he hit his all-time high of .376? 4. Muslal hit his all-time highof O&G: both with .: . .376 In 1948, when he crackedout undefeated records 'te Operations ..... 1 5 .161
G. Was the last hone to win a share the Communications ......0 4 QQJ
230 hits including 39 homers. ,
triple crown-Blue Man, Citationor National League
Middleground leadership. Play
5. Citation was the last horse last week in b* ,. Fwron 1W .W.4 I 1" Ttt.ROO

S 1. Bob Feller In 194* struck to capture the Kentucky Derby, slowed both loops down was because VC-G2*"roa SU.. 3 2 1 1 |.750 c6T(

s out 343 batters, falling one short Preakness and the Belmont .f post- 2 2 .:iOO.
= 1 1
.f the all-time record of 349 Stakes In 1948. Assault took all ponements and PJ.,..........E. 1 2 .500.33.1
In 1944. rain. 0. 2 .OW
established by Rube Waddell In three crowns
VF-174 .... o a .000


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T-I 25 June 1953 JAX 'AIR NEWS' Page Seven 1 1

'' .. ,:r "- ; ,>", ; ,
;: .. : ( :< "" ': .' Fliers To Defend

," ';*''ri 'i$;"1 aA" HIi't I.R\I"r-n\ 'fii' n'.
( ,
,:' : District PistolChampionship ""i


.tpota I

t Jax Navy will be represented \

by nine top flight marksmen ,

in the Sixth Naval Dis ,

trict and Southeastern Re 1

gional Pistol ,Championships, ,

Fliers Bow To lejeime; to be, July staged 3-4-5.concurrentlyhere .' I I

The Filer will be seeking their I

third straight team victory in the :':" I

EyePotrickNineFriday Sixth Naval District firing having "
won in 1951 and 1952 -Dob Stringer 1

There were base runners stranded every place but on hr- I to 1 a t team captain, is the defending .
top of the right field Scoreboard late Sunday afternoon as py? :N individual champion.

Coach Frank McCaffrey herded his depleted Jax Navy -varsity Gal, Too!

nine back to :Mason Field in preparation for a two-game Having lost two of its high-

series with Patrick Air Force Base, Friday and Saturday.The ranking shooters, the Fliers never '

runners were still roaming first when Don Brown to WHAT IS 1T1-Speal' .f this piscatorial monstrosity near theless, are expected to field a "
tripled "
around after the Fliers suffered< a left Hecksher' Drive by Art Lauer, TDC, .f Operations had fisher- strong entry Pete Culbertson! and
19-3 setback to Camp Lejeune, in center with two gone and Jim men digging deep hi reference books at NATTCenter fish aback Carol Stone the newest additions.There'n .

which time they collected 13 base Eason .obligingly walked lhreestralght It has tentatively. been identified as a "mousefish and was nicknamed be glamor, too, as Britta

knocks but scored only three Mlrker.'Mousefish' Reinhardt, NATTCenter Wave,

runs. Ned,', double and Home's will match.skill with her male co .
ground tingle through the right Stirs Havoc
It was the worst defeat sustained horts.
by the homeatanders this aide knotted the count in the Veterans of the champion Jax''

season, coming on the heels of an lower end of the first for the Among Local Fishermen Navy contingent are Stringer,
Filers. The dtadlo'k'al
8.3 Lejeune victory Saturday af James Thomas and Pen Preston. i

. ternoon. Shortstop Lucky Lut- until the fourth when conswu- The, piscatorial mystery that The finny oddity was about six i Other individual Navy marksmen .

trell, leading hitter on the local the doubles, Ralph Russo and Art Lauer, TDC, of Operations inches long. According to Chief' are Lt Comdr Bob ICunday,

nine with a .364 average, had a Don Drown netted Lrjeune a Z-l speared near Heckscher Drive Parr it_normally lives in the Sar- NATTCenter Discipline Officer; \

29-game hitting skein snapped by advantage. last week has been tentatively gasso Sea, feeding off marine. James Peterson, BMC, NATTCen
the Lea erneck's ace, Bob Grim Third baseman Dick Knoblauch plant life. The recent storm may ter Master at Arms, and J. A.

((15.2)). snuffed a Lejeune bid in the fifth identified and partially solved by have driven it into local waters, Boettger, AOC, of AO School

Jai Navy's raton record is on a sensational stab of a line Roy Parr, chief-in-charge of the but it can be carried also by Chief Boettger has been firing in 'l
drive with the bases NATTCenter "Fish Shack." I ,1
now a respectable 32-1, 14 of Jammed. lie ocean currents. downtown police meets.

the wins gathered in first ,half started a twin killing that ,went Chief Lauer, In great to-do over Along with Dave Brunstrom, Nationals !. Angvst -,

thIrd-to home-to first, and Eason his efforts, contacted Chief Parr AF3, Chief Parr named the cap The Southeastern Regional will :,

was out of_ hot water again. I and with the aid of a handy tured mousefish "Mickey." attract maiksmen from civilian 1{

FLIERS' TARINGSHwr ,The winners manufactured three '.Fisherman's Guide labeled the "If we only had a catfish," walks of life and from every

\ -fit.' G AS liNn US) ftlInittfll. tallies in the sixth while the Fliers II monstrosity a Sargassumfish, or Brunstrom sighed, "what a pic- branch of the Armed Forces.: !:
m kO IPS n 11 ]VO 40 ,!IM scored one less and it was 53. "mousefish." ture it would make" Shooters from Tennessee .
iteM 15 TO ID 24 2f 11 .S4S Georgia,
lion, a 60 198 GI 4 S &4 61! M' Ziegler spelled Eason on the mound Florida North and South
!, 3b .6 22 S T I A .311:
fir. at 44 us sr M 71 st ..21otdfll. with one gone in the sixth and i Nine Nears Carolina and Alabama will be )
/ tl It 49 10 14 6 10 X tRrtmrtt rocked along safely until the ninth Varsity Softball ,
p 16 89 U i II II H ,.SKIAMiou : here to compete for the right to rrl
fit 40 1S4 :20 Jtt .1* IT .:.278flolomn when he was shelled for three enter the Nationals at Camp Per- ".
.f 46 1X0 fti 411 81 81 .'JiflHuff. : '
". 4 18 : s .4 l .;:,6 rUM ry, Ohio, In August. ."
IwitWii<< Ik 1 '49 301: 41 4* M 21 S6921elff At Sanford, Wednesday, a local First Half Crown Os. -
\ Hj( 10 111 X' r r I .:2L'8Nwl City_
", 2b 36139 31 31 38 "'.2>'Slwt. "ten hand working paity" punished
Ik T II' 4 S S 4 .HtrilTKClf Center Marines
It lit 0 1 1 1 101)) the homestanding Navy nine,
Jax Navy's vastly Softball nine moved'a
improved varsity
1I1II.11Ie\III"! f 1 1 0 e 8 6 ..000McHvi 72. Ken Brunning was successfulin
his second starting role of the step closer to the first round Men's City League championship Place In City "
6 "IP SO W L Pet.Rimini last week on the strength of Ed Jonis' 1-0 no-hitter
a 24 .
ttlw 214 411 1 01.000 against Fasron 109. ?i '
six hits. Commercial to '
Bmwit I H f. MIlS' 2 .773 League comes a '
KMOI 11 811 3* <3 3 ..72TKul.UH :! The Fliers, currently atop the vie with II. ft W. B. Drew Coin- close the week with the NATTCenter -
I 1 4 T 1 0 3 .OUO
HI,,H 4 18 }R 2K 4) :3 OliO eight team City circuit with an pany and a victory then would as Marines virtually assured
Krlwwd 2i 208 121 129 li 10 .581 I
RODS andNIMRODS 8-3 slate, have three games remaining sure them of at least a tie for of third place in final standings.

one of which was played t first place. The remaining tilt is The Center Leathernecks ?'
City League competition which last night at Lackawanna against 1 I a replay of a 5-5 tie with Caruso notched this seventh victory last

came to a close Friday night at Fasron Six.Friday Electric. week on a forfeit from NARTU. '
Woodstock.The night, the local bluecladsFISHERMEN Jonis walked four 'and fanned In the only other game involving
Fliers engulfed Post Nine, -
station teams O&R shutoutby
3S 9.2> Friday, after rapping hardage A full moon this weekend is -- --. ...- .. '_." eight, as he white-washed Fas was y'
7" City Utilities, 8-0, for its ninth
7.1, the preceding evening.Ralph making anglers oil up,their reels ron 109. The loss virtually knocksthe loss against three wiM.STANDINGS .
Bennett notched win No. I and limber their casting arms, : :: 109ers out of pennant con- .
while I to "Fish Shack" :: j tention. B o 1 e n a Construction '
Seven against the Generals according reports :
.. .
Turn W. r Tel.Flie
defeated Drew
Bill Ziegler was successful in his from NATTCenter. Company was by Devi. ......... 10 1 .W '
> Company and dropped to second. UlllltlM lHJ. ....,..10 1 .CIOIt
mound debut against the "casket Bream seems to like the "lightof :jt NATTC *Urln ...... 7 4 ..636Pollre
nine."' : The lone Jax Navy tally was I> 6 5 ,!M5
the silvery moon" and take Akra ri'rl" ::::::: 4 7 ..'181 P
Jax Navy inaugurates its second the bait readily. registered in the top of the first Chevrolet Mtrs. ...... 3 8 .271
schedule Nick Proscia drew a walk to leadoff OAR, .,,n.....,.... :.1 9! -am:
half City League Red bass and croakers are run- : NARTU ""II.."'" 2 9 .18J:
Sunday with Post Nine at Mason ning but last weekend anglers advanced to second on a pass
Field ball and came home when Scott
at 1430. their _
reported poor on .
Reveal Second
Paul Mitchell's hoist to
Camp Lejeune "walked" to the trips.A overran

8.3 victory Saturday, combininga three-pound sheephead, nor- letf field. City League Slate

,dozen base-on-balls and 14: hits mally a salt water fish, was r.: Don Gild well WM tagged with lax Navy opens defense of its!

for its 51st win of the season. caught in the St. Johns River last .. the defeat, although striking out first round City Baseball League '

The visiting: Marines pushed 'Sunday by Howard Barrett, AO1. ( 11 ever the six inning route. It championship Sunday, June 28,
across one run in the top of the WM Froftcia's single In the fifth when the Fliers host Post Nine at
A creel of eight bream was s
4i that spoiled Glidwell's third no- Mason Field at 1430. Two additional -
brought back by Larry ,
Jax Thmclari SecondIn .
hit bid.Earlier
MAL He caught them in Kerr games will be playedon
in the week the Fliers the station diamond with the
National For-
All-Service Vaull Lake Park, Ocala
,' est, after abrief time fishing. i} + outscored Fasron Six, 11-8. Pros locals\ slated to appear at Wood \

Len Kchl, one of the brighter Muller reported good catches in i/ cia, Engstrom, Hasson, Thomas stock Park on 13 ocasions.The ,
stars of the Jax Navy varsity ; I I and Bell crossed the dais twice Fliers' second half echedJ
the lake by other anglers. f n J
track team all season, tied for each for the locals while Rosen ule: "

second place in the, pole vaultin J' and Bishop duplicated the feat for June :38 Pout Nln vi. 3,\ Navy f).
the All-Service Track and Fasron Six. July 1 McDufl Hardware vi. Jax
I Playoff UnderwayIn 'NIIVY. I
Field Championships at Fort : Bell was credited w'ith the July 10 Great ulb..rn'I.. Jx Natv.
July 13 Jax Navy v. McDuft H.rd<
Jackson S. C., last weekend. I Center Loop League victory, needing help ,from ware. I
uly 16 In Navy "I. Post Nine.
The of
former University
Jonls'ln the late innings. Bailey
July 17 Marriage vi. Jax Navy
braska thiuclad soared 13 Ne-I Playoffs in a double elimina was the loser, but suffered from Jury.19 Great Southern ".. Jax Kay .

8 inches, his best mark this season I tion tournament are underway in .. _. eradict fielding by his Inner de \ uly)23 Jax Nayi., Uardnp?;
soft- ,..._ ,
but lost out at the winning the NATTCenter intramural "-.v m' m. fenses. July 24: Jan Navy vi. McDuft' Hard*

height of 14 feet. Kehl was the : ball league and the season's I TWO-Roy ware.y; 26 Jax Navy ".. Post Mine.AUK. .
only, member of the Jax Navy champion is expected to be Parr, AMC (right) chief-in. The Fliers blanked Glynco Navy, McDult. Hardware vt. InN
of the NATTCenter"Fish leaders in the Brunswick, Ga., City '
varsity to in All-Service crowned early next week. charge .Aug. 7 Jax Navy vi. Itardajt ;
score this Shack" and Roy Barrett. League, 5-0, last week with Joni AUK. 9 Poet Nine \*. Ji1C Niuy.AUK. .
competition. Team managers, who met AO1, his assistant, display 15 and giving out but t H JaJt Navy M.. Cheat South- if,
Tuesday night the track team week to formulate the playoff, some of the gear available for fanning "AUK. 19 IlardnRe. Jax Naty.Aux. .
"was honored with a banquet, were Don Meinhard, AO School; Center Isaac Walton Motors, two singles. Baughn's round, tripper 14 Jax Navy: n. Great South
nets, and other fishing gear are in the fourth broke a scoreless ern.
marking the end of a successful Len Lubinsky, AE School; Charlie Mainside (Lilt named team If home 'team (t')
hand, anglers can foi
OD deadlock which was enough
service Mann AK School and Windy At Mason Held)
season which included ,. acquire their gear at Building I
AAU, regional: and dual meets. Windham, 930. the win.' /



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&rlll& 1Yy NAVY WIVES

(Items offering for sale articles : CORNERThe

of property such as washing
last business meeting on
machines automobiles furniture.
, t June 17 was highlighted by the
radios, clothing and the like are
.. visit of Mrs Harriett Parker, Red
prohibited by Defense Depart- 4
R Cross Recreation chairman at
ment regulations. This column
the Hospital. As previously reported -
will however list such servicesas < 1
available housing rides want- ___ the Club has been assigned -
Ward B S for recreation and
ed and lost and found articles
entertainment. A din
or similar notices.) *
a a ner was given for the patients
FOR RENT with games afterwards. The eve-

,Furn.. 2 bdrm house, 1850 College, ning was a great success,,and Mrs.
$75 mo. .ph.. 25729. 4 < zt tee Parker relayed the favorable

.Furn. 2 m.. apt., $42<< mo., 814 comments she had received from
I .
Murray Drive. Ph. 2-6383, Mrs patients.

Collins. ::1A <' ux Plans for an ice cream and

.Unfurn. 2 bdrm. house, 3837 College thc V cake party and a bingo evening

Rd. Ph. 112-8'-339i. Mrs.: will be discussed at the next

Ray. f meeting. All members are urgedto
Furn. 2 rm.. apt. Ph. 2-6480; 2967 ,. be present.At .
Selma, Mrs: Bulneil.
y 1 the next business meeting -
,Unfurn. duplex\ apt., 4516 Marquette -
Ik Re! :. on July 1 Mrs Carlton
Ave., $60 mo. Ph. 6.9907, .,.,
Starkes will give a demon-
.... Mrs. Akins. BACK HOME-Typical of the 'welcome! received by personnel of Patrol Squadron 18 upon their stration on making of hats. If
Furn. 3 rm. apt. Ph. 7-4788 or arrival home from Malta last week are the expressions on the faces of the little girls at the left, enough members Interest..
7-8223,. Mrs. Dodd. above as they race to their father William Williams, AOC. His wife waits patiently) In the back are
Furn.. 2 bdrm. apt., $50 'mo., 7913 ground. A new addition greeted Robert Lasater AOl (right) upon his return. This is the first ed, Mrs. Starkes will conduct
West Beaver. Ph. '8-1495; Mrs. time he has seen his little daughter, who was born just ten days after he let for overseas. Wife weekly lessons at the Club-
Julia does the introducing. house.

Furn.Hall.3 rm. apt., 919 Rosselle. Ph. Heavy Schedule At Malta DONOR I Since the proposed picnic at

8-2655, Mr. Rhodes. BLOOD Keystone Heights was rained out

Furn. 3 rm. apt., 5356 Kingsbury plans were discussed for a social
Ph. 2.2349Mr." Simmons. After 13 of Last 25 Months ,OverseasThere's CLUB ROLLS meeting at the American Legion

Furn..rm., 2135 Riverside Ave. Ph. SHOW RISEThe Club during the early. part of
o 88-8414, Mrs. Esury. No Place Like Jax) to VP-18 July. Final arrangements will be
S bdrm. house,' 5331 Park, Lake- 'Jax Gallon Club gainedits revealed next Wednesday.
For the third time in less than
shore. Ph. Ext. 243, Cecil Field, atives and friends. fifteenth and sixteenth Contrary to previous years; the

Mr. Wright. two years, Patrol Squadron 18 With Sixth Fleet members with the addition last Nursery will be open for busi-

Furn. 4 rm. apt., :542 Oak Str Ph. (formerly known as VP-861)) returned week of Gilbert S. Gymington, nesson'July 4. Doors will open! at .
7-6778, Mrs. Fleet. to NAS Sax from deployment Patrol Squadron 18, commandedby AD3 Operations and EmmettKRachels 0700 and the closing hour will

Furn. 2 bdrm. apt., $75 mo., 1438 to the Mediterranean., Comdr.'W, D. Bonvillian, has of Overhaul and Repair be 0100 Sunday morning. Par-
St. Ph. 2.2056 Following long standing VP-18 spent the last five months basedon ents asked
Dancy Mrs. Me- Department. are again to pick up
Clung. custom, the aircraft arrived "en the tiny island of Malta in the Twelve new members were their children before closing

Furn. 3 rm. apt., $40 mo.,. 5453 masse", and landed three minutes center of the' Mediterranean.While added to the Half-Gallon Club, time ,as stiffer fines will be im-

Harold. Ph. 2-9885, Mrs Baldwin apart last Wednesday afternoqn. there the squadron operated bringing the total to 503. posed if customers persist in

After taxiing In a column from regularly as a unit of the The new 'members include : coming late.Scouting .

Furn. 3 rm apt., 459 Shelby Ave. the field to the hangar the squadron SixtlFleet'. and participated for Pfc. Francis O. Espinosa, .
Ph. 2-9137 Mr. Nash. was greeted successively by two weeks in the major spring NATTCenter. : The Squadrons

Captain Arthur S. Born, Com- NATO exercise known as Ren-
Share house
im. 3147 College I # W. AA Fasron
dezvous.In Edgar Pyle, (Continued from Page 4)
Ph. 2-3:>52. Miss Cason. mander Fleet Air Winy Eleven, 6.
U. S. Customs Officials and last "of this schedule before reporting to the squadron.Two .
spit heavy ,
:2 bdrm. apt., 217 Stowe St.' Ph. James M. Douglas, SN, Op
other new arrivals are recent -
8.4493, Mrs. Saucer. but not least, by hundreds of rel- the squadron managed to hit just erations.
graduates of the Naval Air
Kent or sale, 2 bdrm. house, 4232 about every major city in Europe Charles A. Shaneck, AE3, Training Command and the Jet
DaVincl, Venetia, $55 mo. Ph. and North Africa Among the Operations!
Training Unit at Pensacola and
2-0860 or 5-9011, Mr. Meyer. countries visited by the VP-18 air- Loren R. Booth, RMSN Cecil Corpus Christ!.
Rent or sale, 3 bdrm. house, 4722 craft were Algeria, Denmark, Field.
All four pilots have completedtheir
Cambridge Rd., $75 mo. rent. England, France, French Morocco, John L. Ruckman, MMC, Sub initial checkouts in the
$7,500 sale. Ph. 112-5-4149 after Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Group 4.Russell.
weptwlrgF9F8 Cougars and
6 P.M., Mr. Jackson Lebanon, Libya, Portugal. Spain R. La Croix, DCFN, are now taking i familiarization

FOR SALE and Turkey. Cecil Field flights in the swift new Jets.

:2 bdrm. house, GI financed, 5332 Fly Many Hours George, J. Nameche, SA, Ce- *

Adams Rd. Ph. 88-9825, Mrs. Seems most all are being kept While on Malta, Patrol Squad. cil Field ;-5 .
Harp. ion 18 operated from the Royal Gonald D. Field, 0 &: R.
pretty busy these days what with I Experiment' with an artificial
5 bdrm. house, 4558 Timuquana.Ph. Air Force Station at Luqa. De- Ronald E. Wade, EN, Green
flavoring for
so many personnel on vacationand chewing:: gum are be-
24818. spite the fact that the field boasted Cove Springs
sick leave. ing made by the Glidden Companyof
.r SO ft. house trailer. Ph. Ext. 680, no hangar large enough for a Richard A. Jensen, AK3, Jax whose Naval stores division .
Chief Sepulvado. John Vinyard, Technical Servo P2V and had only a small fraction Fasron 6.
was visited by a group of
ices superintendent, is improvingfrom
of a Fasron supporting it, the
Cell equity in 3 bdrm. house, 5164 VC-62 personnel last week.
his recent operation and will
Alpha Ave. Ph. Ext. 633 or squadron flew far more hours thanIs and was beginning to wonder just
be able to leave the hospital this expected of patrol Originally involved in the production -
8-5017 Mr. Collins. normally
which side of the Atlantic shouldbe
week. Also on the sick list is of turpentine for use by
As a 'final touch on
bdrm. house squadrons.
2 364 Second
St. At-
Lawrence Boyer Master Mechanic called home. However, one the Navy, the plant now manufac
lantic Beach Ph. 5-4932, Mrs. its last major exercise, the squadron -
Munson. Power Plant, who is confinedto "sank" six submarines in less look at the happy faces of wives, tures over fifteen products for r.-

S bdrm. house, 733 Nightingale St. Vincent's Hospital., He will than twelve hours. children: and just plain friends has sale to other industries.
be for Members of the squadron making
probably -
hospitalized another
Rd. Ph. 9-0749, Mrs. Wilmot. The squadron has now spent 13 convinced all hands that there', no
the visit
month. one of a series to,
S bdrm. house, 1831 Cassat. Ph. of the, last 25 months overseas place like "old Jax".
We're glad to see Betty Her- Jacksonville industries, saw pin
88-7205, Ext. 506, Lt. McDaniel. --
rlngton, head of the Mall, File tar for use by the rubber industry
MISCELLANEOUSBaby Section, back at work from her :?>. pinene for use by linoleum makers -

sitter, day or evenings. Ph. recent illness. Meriam Denmarkwas and synthetic anise oil madeto

7. 788 or 7.8223, Mrs. Dodd.. ill a couple of days last Week replace anise oil,, all being processed -

Baby sitter, day or night, 1533 but returned. We welcome two A.1itV.r. :fllEY EM fSi): ) during' their tour throughthe

Osceola St. Ph. 7-4197, Miss new employees into department plant.
tW- ;"1,",&." M "
Joyner. Gloria Cordray of the Work ( .w"II.'t: \'; Twelve of Comdr. Noel R. Ba-

Will baby sit, day or evenings, Measurement Section and Fran d' .. con's Banshee pilots took to the

1775 Hamilton. Ph. 8-4956, Mrs. ces Stephens of the Staff i ,:' + t 1t air this week for carrier qualifications
Addle. Olaf l aboard the attack carrier
Comdr Richard I* Mann, Pub .a 'V
Driving to New York, June 28. Ph. lic Works officer, is vacationing ,' USS Wasp Lcdr. Howard Skid-

Ken Stewart, Bks. J, Compart- with his wife down state and expects more, executive officer of VC-62,

ment C. to be back at his desk the Ya6.0 was officer-ln-charge of the group

Driving to St. Louis, July 27. Ph. first of the month.: tI:0;: !:;II and Lt. William McGarry served

Ext. 397, John Mislta. The annual election of officers as his assistant.

Ride wanted to Norfolk, June 24 of the Supervisor's Club was held I Lt. Wayne W.estra, Lt. Claire

or 25. Ph. 88-7038, Mrs. Becher. last ,week. After a delicious steak ; Elicker, Lt. Gene Merrell, Lt. Hunt

Riders wanted to Miami July 3. supper prepared by Jim Gwynes, Williams, Lt. William Moore, Lt.

Ph. Ext. 8564 or Bks. K, Compartment Sam Fritch and Woody Woodrum, William SIsterhenm, Lt. Charles

A after! 1600, Jerry officers of 'the Public Works de Demmler, Lt. Burn a Levi, Lt.

l" Short. partment present served as elec.tlon Clayton Shoemaker and Lt. Ted
f Crosby were the others makingthe
officials and the following SUGGESTION PLAQUE EXHIBITED-Thomas Rosakranse
Until a husband can get ali were elected: "Coldspot" John (left), Overhaul and Repair department and Elgin Barnes, Pub hops.
Mony' by crossing: his legs and son, president; Jim Gwynes, rice lic Works beneficial contributors stop to 'view'the National Association William B. Irwin, PHAN, and

showing his garters to the judge president, and Walker Crevasse, Suggestion System Promotion Award Plaque won by the his wife Elaine became par.
Navy in 1952. The award was displayed at 'various departments" ents when
equal rights only a snare and secretary-treasurer. Various committees result impressive a daughter, Rebecca
are here last week. The Navy won the award as of the -
A delusion. were also elected suggestion program records made by Navy employees Jean, was born here l last week.


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