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Game No. 3 Of All-Navy Playoffs Today At 1500 "


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

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Post Daily Bus rtSj T 'Dear Johns'Dispatched

Schedules For !; : :-

School Children At::' nx

Convenient transportation has : \1 :':
( 7lJ
been arranged for children of per. For 1 1,982

sonnel living: on the station and In i. ," '. .: ,,'

the Dewey Park section who will .i

attend schools in the city of Jack. Already a number of reserve -

Gonvtlle, this year. !t !: officers in this I area
The school buses will operate on i.
*. have been notified by letter
the following schedules and 1L .

, routes: >. ; .t i that they will be involuntarily -

Buses will leave Mustin Circle r :...,"",..,.....'.:" <,:, '" released to inactive duty;
: ; .
(Mustin Road) at 0750 and proceed .. -,'" next January.The .

to the Main Gate. The buses I I letters, which were received

will stop at all regular bus stopsto i_ ._
here last week, were sent out by
pick up the children, arrivingat
SHARPSIl00TEUSWhen the Navy on Sept. 1 to 1,982 reserve -
the Main Gate at 0805.
this quartet of VF-174 pilots, Still Time To officers picked by special
THE BUSES WILL arrive at HeHRazors' above, riddled the aerial practice -
the Lakeshore School at 0815; at target with 200 hits they selection boards for release due to

St. Matthews School at 0825; at lamented because It was not Register For officer cutbacks this fiscal year.

McDuff and Park for Lee High Of VF-174 number In competitive of hits firing was:, believedto for the College Study Others were placed on priority retention -

School at 0840; at St. Paul's be a Fleet Air Jax and Air lists.Similar .

School at 0850; and at. John Gor- Lant record, But, during competitive The Information and Educa-
firing, the crew came letters will go to 200
rie Junior High at 0855. tion
office of Naval Air Tech-
back to better the mark with 15.
more reserves by Sept.
In the afternoon return trip, 201 hits, despite one run out nical Training Center has announced

these buses will follow the same 'Raze'TargetSixteen of action. Left to right, the that any service personnel Orders Coming

route. They will depart John Gor. sharpshooters are, Lt. Charles their dependents, and Officers alerted were notified
rie Junior at 1500 St. Paul'sSchool McDaniel, Ensign Wlllard
High ; planes at Fighter Ryals, Lt. (Jg) Charles Greenwood civilian personnel from various that orders releasing them from

at 1510; St. Matthews Squadron 174 now sport"E's" and Lt (Jg) Walter Hat- stations in the Jax: area, may active duty will be issued in the
School at 1525 and Lakeshore
field. still enroll in the University of
given near future.
School at 1535.
Florida College extensioncourses
mark of
a "outstanding", as
Students attending Lee High i late this It had been announced earlier
1 "Hell Razor", pilots cut a tow Weather ReportThe commencing
School will ride the regular NAS- shreds month. that the Navy would let out some
target to in recent
bound' Coach Bus (70 Naval Air aerial gunnery exercises. season's foifrth hurricanehas Students will be allowed to I 2,200 reserve officers, but. the

Station) In the afternoon. been spotted. Hurricane Dolly's enroll to the second class
Pacing the exceptionally high up early estimate had been reducedby
TilE RETURN SCHOOL busesin position at 0945 Wednesdaywas
meeting of the various courses
VF-174 normal attrition
scoring Cougar Jet pilots and voluntary
the afternoon will not go to the latitude 20.9 North and longi- offered.
was division composed of Lt.
Circle. All school children goingin tude 69.8 West, moving west, releases.
Charles O. McDaniel, Ensign Wil- Classes will not be held un-
that direction can transfer to northwest at 20 miles per hour. 1,982 Included
liard G.'Ryals, Lt. (Jg) Charles L. less sixteen persons enroll for
station buses at the corner of Mus Greenwood and Lt. (Jg) Walter L. Friday will ,be cloudy with occasional the individual courses. Those being released Include 39
tin Road and Yorktown Avenue.
showers. Saturday and
Hatfield. Further information on the captains, 166 commanders, 688
Students attending Bishop Ken will be and
Sunday partly cloudy
Their practice high of 200 hits program may be had by calling lieutenant commanders and 743
ny High School will be requiredto warmer. Northeast winds during
In a single sleeve was believed to the I & E office, Building
ride the regular Jax Coach lieutenants.
period, gradually shifting to
be a Fleet Air Jacksonville record 500, Extension 8388.
Bus departing NAS at 0715, get. Southeast by Sunday. No reserve lieutenants, Junior
and possibly an AirLant rec-
ting off the bus at Acosta and ord. grade or ensigns ate scheduled to

Post Streets, going to St. Paul's a f r ; : ;. : be forced out under the cutback.
Scbool to board special buses to / : ::1.
THIS OUTSTANDING markwas : They are to be released on com-
Bishop Kenny High. In the aft. : >
bettered by the four duringthe pletion of required duty tours.
ernoon these students, after returning -
actual competitive firing whena : :
to St. Paul's, catch regu- ; The 1,982 officers notified include -
combined total of 201 hits was : :
lar Jax Coach bus to NAS at the made on the aerial target despite .... ...:;.<.;'. ". ';'" 1148 48 eligible for retirement
corner of A c o s t a and College t ,'
> will be forced
They to retire !Im
Lt. McDanlel having only:one gun '
Streets. \ :,. < 4K
firing. Upon re-firing he added ..:; :: .: mediately.
TO PICK UP children attend ;
heavily to his number of hits and
-4SBC.BS *--
ing the Venetia School, the Duval
joined the other three as "E" win f,
(Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3)) Payments Due

. ners.Capt.. William J. McElroy, an .. !1" Policyholders of Blue Cross-

New Type Auto Air Force pilot and a Korean vet r Dlue Shield are reminded that

eran assigned to VF-174 in May, w a. payment is due Sept. 14 and 15.

Stickers Ready won one of the Navy "E's" gar.

nered during the competitive fir

For IssueNew ing at'Leeward Point, Cuba, last Weekend Tide Table

automobile stickers are High Low

being issued at the Pass and A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.
LCDR. GEORGE SULT, com- TRIES NAVY" CHUTE Harnessed Into a Navy parachute Is
Identification Office between Ensign Lester McDevltt of VF-31 who used similar chutes as a
officer of the Hell Razors Saturday 10:15: 10:23( 3:42 1:13
manding "smoke fires In ; : :
fighting Washington before the
the hours of 0730 and 2100 ; lumper" entering
qualified for an "E" for excelling Navy, I him with the -canopy Is John McDermott, FR1, Sunday 10:53: 11:00: 4:07: 4:55: :
Monday through- Friday. in gunnery firing as did Lt. (left) and Lt. (Jg) John Barrow

The stickers are of a decal John J. Godwin, Lt. Julien L. Sut-

type and are 1% by three inches tie, Lt. (Jg) Herbert K. Gates, Lt. I Veteran! Smoke J mper' Prefers Navy Night Flyingyoung I

in various colors. The blue (Jg) Dempsey Butler and Lt. (Jg)

stickers are for officers; green Joe Stell. "I'll take night flying, Washington state to fight ,forest smoke jumper barely

for enlisted personnel in pay Ensigns Lowell Embs, Randall any time!1"
fires before entering the escaped with his life when a
grade 7; yellow for enlisted B. Lynn, Albert Scholl, John Was- That was the reaction of sudden flash fire Blocked hit
Navy. In addition he spent six
personnel pay grade 6 or son, and J. Victor Pongettl! also Ensign Lester McDevitt escape path.Another .
weeks of another
below; and red for civilian summer receiving
employees.The won awards. when his present assign intensive fire fighting, time Ensign McDev

various Much of the credit for the fine ment as a night fighter pilot i- parachute jumping, map reading itt participated in the rescue of

will be notified when departments showing the Hell Razor pilots with VF-31 was compared rescue and survival train. a severly wounded hunter_ by

they are made during the competitive' fir. with his former job ing. parachuting in and helping carry .
requited to have the
new automobile -
sticker. The old tag ing is due enlisted personnel providing of civilian "smoke jumper". .* .* the man on a stretcher

ground support. VF-174 Ensign McDevItt spent three HE ALMOST LOST his life through sixty miles of uncharted
will remain In effect until the
deadline date for renewal Is pilots have been quick to credit full summers as a smoke Jumper on one of his jumps. Assignedto forests.

announced. the "outstanding" mark to the en- parachuting Into the rugged help fight the terrible Snake This hazardous occupation

(Please Turn to Pare 2, Col. 5) Chelan National Forest of River fire several year ago, the (Please Turn to Page 8, ('ol. 4)See )

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10 Sept 1953

I ASM Schedules

4 JflxftwJrnLufs Local Chapter f t .b

Published n-ry Thursdayor Ny and Marine acthltlei *t Naval Air
Station Jacksonville, Meeting SundayThe
NAIL JstaunlIUdipt. [ .
Burnham C. McCnffrr ......................... ...Commanding Officer
Comdr. James 11. Armstrong ......................"'.|.f..tAtcuth: Officer initial organizational meeting -

Adm. Osborne B. Ilardlscn fleet Air..'..JacktoatUUnear ............................. .Commander for the Jacksonville Chapterof
Copt Howard. V. llopkini ... ...... ............ ..................Chief ct Stall the American Society for
Fleet Air Ytlit KJctr
Capt Arthur R. Born ..... .' ............................ ..ComJs.(5erComdr. Metals will be held at the Seminole -
: Joseph T. Thointon :::.............................QJi SUM OUlcer
Naval Air" Terlmlrsl Tralntag Center Hotel at 1945 next Monday

Capt. DIu fit McCamnbell ....-.........._.._._.-..-..._..__-......?-._.Commanding Officer
Comdr. Richard S. Stuart ......... ...........................I tcuthe: Officer night -I

Capt. Edward S. l.owe _Nanl Hospital Commanding Officer Military and civilian personnel, '
K *cuiU.
Capt. 1. A. Newton x !
NARTOCapt. and allied companies, throughout -

John L. Counlhan ............ ........ ... .. ......................... ...... Commanding Officer the entire state of Florida
Comdr. Anthony Irusso ............. ........................Executive Officer I
who arc interested in metals are
The JAX AIR NEWS U published weekly. at the U. S. Naval Air Station.
JarUonUlle. Florida, and printed commercially: with 1 non-appropriated funds invited to attend this meetingand K
iit no expense to the government and In compliance with NAvtXOS P-35. Rev.
Nov. 1)4!) Copies distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Statloni the become charter members of
Naval Air Technical Training Center,. Naval Air'Resene Training "'nit. Natal
Air Station: Cecil Held and the U. ::I. Natal Hospital. this Engineering Society of the

Editor-Andrew I H. Plane Metals industry. -
Assistant Editor-Uelen Harper:: Spoils F.dltor-John Chanat AN: Staff PAMPHLET PREVIEW-
Rf'pol'tl'l'I-Jd llendeison, PNSN; Mildred home SN; Cordon Rubble, SN; No professional qualificationsare G. Weldon Gatlin
Cll'cuII\Uon.Dlltrlbution-MlIl'ge iusco JO3-: Vivian Knox, SA. Chaplain Pamphlet Notes
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member 01 the Armed Forces Press Sen ice. required for membership. (left) gives Capt. Burnham C.
AFPS material appearing In thla publication may not be reprinted without McCaffree, commanding officer
the written permission ut Armed forces Pleas Service. Republication of other SC Air Station and
of the Naval ,
mutter except by III',s lee publication. Is prohibited without permission of Various SymbolsAt
Editor JAX AIR NEWS. Dr. Walter F. Finlay one of Dr. Don A. Cook, district sup-
Editorial office looted Building 930 (topside). Phone extensions 8184 erintendent of the Jacksonville
and ae. the country's outstanding re- Methodist Church, a previewof
search metallurgists in the field his pamphlet on "ChristianSymbolism" Base ChapelAn

of titanium development, will before cervices at

Answers to Income Tax speak on the subject "Titanium"lorida's All Saints were Chapel.distributed The pamphlets during- pamphlet eight entitled pan"Christian mImeographed S3'mboUslt. -

Contribution to the the services at which Dr. Cook ," prepared by Lcdr. G. Wel-

Structural Alloy Field." Since was guest preacher. don Gatlin chaplain of the Protestant -

Found In Relief Act titanium is mined in the Jax I .All Saints' Chapel, was distributed -

area, and used in the latest air- VeteransContinued
during Sunday ,morning
craft structural and plants I
(This la the fifth and last to o aches of article concerningprotection church services.
designs, this subject will be of ( from Page 1)
under ;the Soldiers and Sartors Relief Act, as amended). interest The pamphlet contains compact
to Air Jax
particular personnel was begun by the Fleet Information on' the history of the

Civilians are not.the only class that no sale shall be had of the pilot after he heard a chance Chapel and the significance of
who have their I here.William
of individuals
same until the collector: of taxes H. Eisenman, a foun remark on a train. Althoughhe the religious symbols incorporated -
fehare of troubles with that annual leave der-member of the ASM and who had fought fires several summers in its architecture and appoint-
hall have first obtained of
tax Servicemen
income report. has been its national secretary in California, while in high ments. According to the Chaplain -
court to do so.
the world have their
over, for 35 will also be school, and worked two summers -
years, present so many persons had evidenced -
troubles also. Usually, the first .
at the as a logger between college -
organizational meet-
an interest in the symbol
IF TilE PROPERTY is sold,
that arise in the mindsof
questions ing. He will speak on "Servjng semesters,? he had never and requested information concerning -
tbe average taxpayer is: "Whatcan the person in the Naval service "smoke "
the Metals Industry. thought jumping. them he undertook the
I deduct "Is it all right to has a right to commence actionto att'IIEN
a preparation of the pamphlet in the
list this as an asset?"-and more redeem the property within six
Additional information concerning A STRIKE was belief it would fill a definite need.
and more questions that would months after termination of Na-
the new chapter and the launched in the lumber camp'where Although the meaning of the
confuse an Einstein.In val service, but not later than six
forthcoming meeting can be obtained he was working during symbols U available to student,
this the last in the aeries months after termination of war.
by contacting the acting 1948, he caught a train and it this i Is believed tG be the lint

of tides pertaining to the Sol The collection of income tax officers: Chapman, Comdr. Barry was then he heard i a serviceman 'time It has been compiled In
diers and Sailors Relief Act of I from persons in the Naval service the aerial
J. Huester; Vice-Chairman, talking of fire capsule form for wide distri
J940, as amended, are benefits, whose ability to pay such taxesIs
Waiter S. Morris; Secretary fighters. His training followedand bution.

most likely unknown to the average -materially impaired by reasonof Treasurer, Kingston G. Wolf all soon he began jumping. All Saints Chapel Is part of a
that will certainly help their service where
may application from the Overhaul and Repair His first jump is still some- group which also includes the Ca-
"square things away" come each is made, therefore be deferred -
department. what of a mystery to him. 'I tholic St. Edward's Chapel and
March 15. for a period of time extending .
knew nothing of what was hap- the Small Chapel where servicesof
not more than six months
pening and I guess I was mov- other religious groups may be
after termination of such person'sNaval Post Daily
ing by instinct alone. I remem- held. It also contains offices for
Under certain conditions
service, but not later than
subject Act relieves against six months after termination of (Continued from Page 1)) ber sitting in the airplane arM the chaplains and Navy Relief

any unpaid taxes or assessments the war. County bus will leave the Circle then found myself landing in a workers. Construction of the

for the general or special (other Mustin Road, at 0735, and pro- rock slide.. group, considered- comparable to
This applies where the tax be-
than taxes on income) whether ceed along Mustin Road to Dewey After he stopped his progress those at the two military academies -

falling due prior to, or during the came due prior to, or during theperson's Park, and leaving Dewey Park at downward and his chute collapsed at Annapolis and West Point,

period of Naval service. term of Naval service 0750. This bus will return to he scrambled on down was started in May, 1942 and dedicated -
and where such deferment is
Respecting personal property granted no interest or penaltywill make another trip, picking up the slide and paused for a quick the following February

children In the enlisted inspection. "I must have been
money or'credits or real property be charged. The above housing'area. the uninitiated but according to
pro- This bus will leave Venetia too excited to have been scared
owned and occupied for dwelling, vision does not provide) for deferment Ensign McDevitt, If done properly -
School on the return trip at the on the down but the old
professional, or agricul
in the filing of income they are the softest type
close of school daily and two knees started to shake
tural purposes by a person in the tax returns. more of landing to make.

Naval service or his dependentsat e will be made: the first for chil- than a little then.'" Smoke jumpers use a different -
dren living aboard the station, and S C S -
the commencement of his period FOR THE PURPOSE of stall chute than Navy pilots. A
of Naval service and still the second for children livingin LANDING IN trees appearsto
taxation, the Act provides that n occupied by his dependents or employees ._ Dewey Park. be a considerable problem to of
person in the Naval service analbe seven-foot slots in the rear

the Act does not prohibit deemed to have lost his residence the canopy provides high ma-

the sale! of such propertyfor or domicile in his horn estate 4 neuverability and an- "average

delinquent taxes, but provides solely by reason of being smoke jumper can consistentlyland

absent therefrom in compliance of in a 100-foot circle with

Naval orders, nor to have become ease."

a resident in any other state while, C., Ensign McDevitt's confident

and solely by reason of being 80 attitude toward bailing out has

absent. eased some of the natural doubt

Compensation from Naval serv- possessed by fellow VF-31 pilots -

ice shall not be deemed income for and, in addition, he has

services performed within sue h Imparted considerable parachuting -

state not his domicile and personal 0"Y 3 R> i knowledge..

property shall not be deemedto .

be located or present in, or Hell Razors

have a status for taxation. the .
state not his domicile. (Continued from Page 1)

,Don't Be Careless This does not prevent taxation tire squadron.

by any state of personal property
with his ordnance made it
Cigarettes gang pos-
used in, or arising from a tradeor
sible to fire what is believed to bea
business, if it otherwise has
record number of rounds fired.
jurisdiction, provided such licensefee
> or the next home that been Maintenance crews under the direction -
or excise has not paidto
burns may be your own the state of domicile in the 1 j" 1 of Virgil K. Fenner, Malcolm -

case of motor vehicles. FORMER K. U. CLASSMATES=;Three former University ef E. Spindle, William E. Wat-

Kansas classmates, now squadron mates at VF-tt are briefed by son, and Richard W. JIashman,
9 Qui of 10 home 'fires art Upon request, commanding oWens their executive officer, Lcdr. L uls Menard Jr., following a hop all ADCs, worked around the clockto .
of ships and stations will fur- The three men (left to right) Ensigns .
preventable! So. .. Harley Unruh Robert keep planes aloft.
nlsh certificates on appropriate Meacham and James Davidson were reunited for the first time
.Don't five 'fire a place tt start! forms- for individuals serving un- since college. Presently engaged piloting fF-6 Cougar jets. all Flying hours piled up quickly aa

tier their command. three plan to return to the University upon completion _f their William 3, Miller, ADC, and bill.
tours of duty. line crew gave rapid service




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10 Sept. 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three



:;i ia 1 Pay PassedA

S E '-S
recent decision by the Comptroller -
General regarding: the pay

ment of disability retirement retroactively -

will be welcome news
to all officers awarded retirementpay

under Section 302a) of Public y,r R -

Law 346, 78th Congress.The .
: law refers to any officer
retired or released to Inactive
o ,gf
Sr service, without pay, for physical v
> disability pursuant to the decisionof

jz' a retiring board and later was
rFLASl11NG awarded compensation by a review ;


.. The interpretation of this decision .w .

BLACKBOARD-Actual working models of air.craft is that the Comptroller now ---- -. -,---.., -... ,-
electronic instruments, instead of the old-fashioned chalk has the full authority to pay retirement TWINS RATE HIGH-Gene
and blackboard idea, have been constructed by two chiefs at pay from date following Michael, AEAN (left) congratulates
Aviation Electrician (A) School at NATTCenter. Sennett Gore, separation from active service to his twin brother, Glen, Twins Score
AEC, (left) one of the designers, shows Robert Zimmerman, AN, any officer, heretofore or hereafter also AKAN. on the latter's taking -
a student, one of the devices honors at Aviation
retired who has been or is high At
I Electrician: (A) School Gene
For AE StudentsProgressive awarded retirement pay from a himself finished third.
later date following favorable acton I
by the review board under AE School
Rep. Bennett Will
Instruction Via Section 302 of the Servicemen'sReadjustment Twin brothers finished at the

Act of 1944, as Address Federal top of their class upon completing

amended.All a 19-weeks course at the

Chiefs' Demonstration PanelProgressive retired officers covered by Employees Group Aviation Electrician (A) Schoolat

this decision are advised that application Representative Charles E. Bennett I the Naval Air Technical Training .
for payment of this benefit Center last week.
instruction has will speak to Federal employees
as applied to aircraft instruments,
must be made direct to the
R. Michael took ( honors
been developed by two chief petty officer instructors at the Aviation General Office Washington of Duval and Clay counties
and his brother Gene C., was
Electrician (A) School of the Naval Air Technical Training Center. I 25 D C. on Sept. ,16 at the Seminole :
I tied for third
place. Both
discuss are
Hotel at 1930.: He will
The two chiefs, Kenneth See-
a .e
The board Include rectifier legislation affecting civil service aviation electrician airmen.

filed, AEC, and Sennett Core, circuits( amplifier tube, bias VF-742 Plans Reunion employees and what the Naval The brothers were also'high at

AEC, designed and built a demonstration methods, coupling method, audio VF-742 squadron members will Air Station means to Jackson Airman Preparatory School at

board that carries frequency, amplification, discriminator stage a reunion Friday, Sept. 18 ville.At Norman, Okla., prior to coming
trainees through the phases of the at 2000 at the Pink Elephant, corner the conclusion of his speech' here. Gene finished second, with
circuit and signal
16th week of instruction. Edgewood Avenue and Lem he will answer any questions of Glen taking fourth place honors.:

generation.The Turner Road. interest to the group. The meeting The twins attended Lewiston!

I Ip component parts are mounted This will be the first reunion of is being sponsored by the National High School at Lewiston, Pa.,
(tieql 1 J masonite blocks and with
on the former Jacksonville Reserve Federation of Federal Employees where each played soccer for
schematic diagrams of circuits, Unit since termination of active Locals 1116 and. 1161 of three years.Identical .

are stored in drawer space of duty in 1952.: the Naval Air Station, Jacksonville careers were in store

the display bench, prior to use. according to A, B. Weathers for the pair when they joinedthe
As the week!.: of lessons pro "So your wife eloped with Chairman of the Committee Navy together in Pittsburh in
gresses, the parts are mounted, your best friend Who was he?" The meeting is open to all civil November 1952. They went
assembled and demonstrated on "I don't know. I never met the service employees I and their
through camp together at
an elevated portion of the bench fellow" friends. .
Bainbridge, reporting to
the students.
for ------ --
Recently we pondered the amazing Norman and to NATTCenterhere
Still Gun pNoEx'Highlunder'
jacket designs which serve deeper theme of man's universal for schooling. They have

to catch the eye and confuse the search for God.VermllUon now been ordered to the Naval
Air Technical Training Center at
choice of a book. We find that Gate: If you are Soldier
looking for a novel of China don't Pensacola for duty.
titles are not much more reliable .
overlook this one thinking it is
-you'll just have to read the JET P2V-6 NEPTUNE
suggestions for beautifying your
books these days to be sure. garden. Covering much of recent Now In Marine Garb PASSES FLIGHT TEST

Call Me Lucky: A guide to Chinese history, the love story of

daily living '(We have one called Jo-an and a young newspaper cor- "No, I never played bagpipes, Washington (AFl'S-The Navy
How To Attract Good Luck). respondent is set In the turbulent but we did wear kilts," says American ancestors all the way has announced that the new jet-
Maybe hints for dealing ards? period of the early 1930's. back to Rhode Island in 1621. equipped P2V-6 Lockheed Nep
Wrong! It's Icing Crosby's de- Beans, Bullets And Black Oil: Pfc. Russell Beers, former soldierin His father, who saw action with tune patrol plane has successful..

lightful combination of the guy Sounds "horrendous." And it probably Canada's Seaforth Highlanders the famous "Fighting 69th" during ly completed its first flight test

and the serious as he tells the was to those who were responsible and now a Marine in Airman World War II, moved the at Burbank, Calif.

story of his life. for "Fleet Supply AfloatIn School at NATTCenter.Beers family to Canada in 1918. Two auxiliary Jet engines,. each

Dart Players: Please don't expect the Pacific during WWII." The who served with the a producing 3,400 pounds of thrust,

us to classify this in sports story is excellent for narrative as Highlanders during World WarII The Highlanders were gung- have been added to the plane, the

The Dart Players Club gives an well as facts, techniques of logistics and also spent time with 18th ho outfit about like the Marines," world's first turbo-compound engine

\ outing in France and each member support and outstanding ac- Armored Car, lived most of his he explained, and were basically aircraft.;
has his own reason (excuse) complishment. life in Canada but traces his infantry but with elements of Located outboard' the plane'*

for going. The results will not commandos, ski troops and frog- regular engines, the jets can be

help if your dart score U low, men thrown in. The training, he started independently of each

but it's fine for reading if your remembered, was much like that other.
spirits are. of the U. .S. Marines, too. t .
Angry Pa: "What do you mean
Fourth Round: Not a historyof There were a good many dif
by bringing daughter in at
a famous knockout decision. ferences between the services in
this hour of the morningt"Marine
Frayson's latest collection is made the two countries, though. En-
: "I have to be back at
from famous and favorite authors listed men, for Instance, had to
the station by eight"forth
whose stories portray the virile, rf Tdi i "'yXt snap to attention and say "sir" to
fighting spirit of men determined tech sergeants. "And all you had Highlanders. Then if you
to make good against all odds. to do to get a transfer from one were moved east into Manitoba,

Water Wagon: You may ex. outfit to another was to ask for you might be in the Cameron

pect this to be another How To d _/ A .' it, which is how I happened to Highlanders or the Ft Carry
Stop Drinking It Is, rather, the get into the Armored Car unit. Horde. In Ontario you would be

story of a trip through Florida's ; 4q r.Z The 18th was a recon outfit and attached to the Oxford Rifles or
waterways. If you've the spirit we rode around in Brcn gun perhaps the Royal 2nd, pnd so
that craves unusual jaunts you'll carriers, which were tiny light
, % tanks. We even wore berets like on.After the
be wanting to copy this advent y war ended Beer:
ture. General Montgomery," he recalled. roamed around over the U. S.,

('orne111 Beloved: We agree Canada and Alaska, working hi
this might be anything. If you gold mines, oil fields, on rail
like to follow characters through t liE WENT ON to point Out roads and as a forest ranger before .
several generations this should be in Canada: when you moved he decided to join the Marine .

on your list. Pearl Buck's name KILTS TO DUNGAREES-No more kilts for Pfc. Russell from one section of the countryto Corps. He is due to :graduate
usually means a Chinese story Beers a Marine attached to the Marine Aviation Detachment at another, you changed outfits from Airman School next
-but this time the locate is India ATTCenter. Now a dungaree-clad student in ANP( ) School, he completely For example, if you Friday, with hopes of going .to.
served In the Seaforth Highlanders, a Canadian outfit, during
were in British Columbia you Photographer's Mate School at
with the activities of *
World War II. Here he learns use of a foam extinguisher during
an American family carrying the a class at the school. would most likely be in the Sea- Pensacola.I .


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,. Five Auto-Pilot Courses

. 'I Offered Foelu Unit


HERE AND THERE (This la the fourth of a series of six articles on the varied

>> courses offered by Fleet :Airborne' Electronics Training' Unit, De-
1 Girl: "If wishes came true
tachment Two.)
what would you wish for?"
Eight of the courses offered by Faetu Detachment Two at NAS

) Sailor: "Gosh, I'm afraid to Jax were established to help those pilots using automatic pilot systemsor
tell you. gyro-stabilized aircraft compasses.

Girl:: "Go ahead, you sap, what Demands for more precise op-

do you think I brought up this eration of Naval aircraft led to equipment. .

j wishing business for?" the development of automatic pilots -

h -. and complex compasses, thus THEORY OF operation, testing,

A recruit reported to sick bay freeing aviators to face more of adjusting, preventive main-
and trouble
shooting are
complaining of prolonged head the various problems accompanying -
given during all of the
automatic -
aches. The busy officer advised flight, such as navigation and
pilot courses. Related In-
radio contacts.As .
him to stop smoking."I .
struments are also covered in the
a result of the Installationsof
have never used tobacco in I Instruction.The .
form." these two devices, .Faetu has

any AUTO PILOT CHECK-Harold Vokt, AEAN (left), Faetu designed its courses to provide the five automatic pilot coursesare

"Well, then, stop drinking structor, supervises testing of the S-3 automatic pilot speed In-I knowledge necessary for efficient those dealing with S-3, P-l,
"I am a total abstainer." trol by student Ralph Brlllhart, AEAN, of VP-32. This Is just P-3, and G-3 systems. Two
"Late hours then." of the many auto-pilot classes held at Faetu in Building 913. operation and servicing, of this sep-.
......... n1 "."A_ ..IA_' _hUL .. ..
(uctks i.-i ivmiacs:: uctu: W11J1 i-o
"I in bed nine
am always by

and I spend all my liberties at VF-13, Fasron Six VF-15 Fasron 109 Report and Instruction G-2 compass Is included data while with J-l the

the library. Now seriously, sir, S-3 information. .

what"It causes could only my headaches be one thing," Scouting Jacksonville Area SquadronsWhen Many operational aircraft, Including -

replied the medico. "Your halo's PBY-1, PBM, R4D, SNB,

pinching!" and B-29, use these types so the

r word was.J.-J.received by VF. I games. Two victories are neededto During a recent NATO exercise course curricula covers a wide'

cinch the title whereas a tri- dubbed "Operation Blackwave scope.
A man.went to a mental spec- 31, currently in the Mediteran* .
ple defeat could prove.In the squadron met sustaining
ialist. nean area aboard a carrier, that
last week's play, the margin round-the-clock operations for MOST OF the trouble shooting
"What seems to be the rescue help was needed for the
between the top two teams re- four straight days. The demandson procedures taught students are
trouble?", asked the doctor stricken Greeks In Argostoli, the based on troubles that
mained unchanged as Fasron took the maintenance crews of all actually
The patient responded by vigorously entire crew volunteered.
two of three from Mid State Steel the squadrons, as well as the pi- occur in the field and contain
brushing I imaginary Almost Immediately, however,
& Wire Co., while The Still won lots, displayed their fitness and knowledge needed by maintenancemen.
things off his arm, explaining: the situation became Improvedand .
their match with Cohen Bros abilities to do
a Job, and do it
"See I have caterpillars on my the services of the VF-13
an identical score. Ed Nehls' 523 right. The three compass courses Include -
sleeve!" crew were not needed, except for
three-game set was the locals top P-3, G-2, and P-2 compass _.
the issuance of food and
The specialist backed away, clothing
score of the evening. units. Operation and mainten-
screaming, "Well, you don't haveto medical aid to the earthquake vic- Fasron 109
ance' of these
4Officer gyro-stabilized Instruments -
brush them off on me!" tims. Due to the new Military budgetary -
are taught students In
Prominent among those who VA-15 limitations, the strengthof

Sweet thing "Do lent assistance were Roland E. Visits to foreign cities to date Fasron 109 has hit a new low. detail.
young : you by VA-15 personnel aboard a car- Orders for One of the most popular because
want to spoon?" Dossett, AMC, and Joel A. Bridges fifty unlucky persons
rier in the Mediterannean Include of the wide use of that com
Sailor ( playing i dumb ): ADC. Thanks to these men were recently received from Com-
"What's that?" and others like them, the unfortunate Salonika, Greece; Marseilles I AirLant transferring the over- pass In Navy aircraft, the G-2

Sweet young thing: "Look at Inhabitants of Argostoli France; Gibraltar; Seville and complement personnel of 109 to course lasts five days and gives a

those couples over there. That's made a quicker recovery from Granada, Spain. the other units of Fleet Air Wing thtrough indoctrination in theory
spooning." their terrible experience. Tours to Paris have been conducted Eleven, consisting of: VJ-2, VP- operation.* .

as well as to the Swiss 16, VP-18 'and VP-3. Among the
Sailor: "If that's spooning, let'sshovel
same principles
I Alps, and the perfume manufac- fifty 9 CPO's
!" Fasron Six: names were an assortment -
and topics covered in the G-2
I Native Floridian John A. Ren- turing city of Grasse, France. Mt. of 1st, 2nd and 3rd classes
are included in the other
Ick, AM3, of structures divisionhas Olympus proved interesting to class Petty Officers plus seamen
Overheard in Club
a Night while i the in compass courses and the length
many ship was and airmen.Lt. .
booth: "Hands off, Columbus, been selected "White Hat ofthe Greece. of these also runs about five days.

you've discovered enough to Week" for his outstanding Besides the John H, Grant, the Fasron All of these courses are avail

night." performance as head of the Paint bers of the sight-seeing unit have, been mem- 109 Ordnance officer, a graduateof able to the squadrons and activi

Shop. active In Intramural very AUW School, Key West, and ties of the Atlantic Fleet. Quotas

Born in Lakeland, Feb. 8, 1930, sports, win- Aerial Mine School, Yorktown,
A Navy gun captain was at ning their share of contests In and schedules may be learned by
Renick moved at the age of one Va., has received his "Dear'John"from
home by stove dozing peace- basketball, softball and calling the Faetu training office,
fully when suddenly the stove to Temple Terrace, Fla. lie has the Chief of Naval Person extension 376.

door came open and flames shot lived there ever since with the exception nel. He has been informed that .

out. of nearly two and a half 'Dress Blues' he is one of the many reserve

"Fire!" shouted his wife. years served in the Navy.A OK For Army EM officers to be released to inactive Air Force Pilot

1948 graduate of Hillsboro duty. He will be released in
The gun captain leaped to his High, Renick attended the Uni- Army enlisted men are now authorized January 1954. Starts Exchange

feet, grabbed the cat, shoved it versity of Florida for over two to wear the same blue

into the stove, slammed the door, years, specializing in business ad- dress uniform, except for Insignia, The Fasron 109 sports schedule

opened the draft and shouted up ministration. lIe was a memberof as is worn by male army officers, may be a little slack for the next Duty\ At VF33Fiftytwo
the has few weeks because of the recent
the Two. Army announced.The .
stove pipe: "Ready the Hillsboro rifle team which
weeks of Navy duty
uniform would have to be transfer of the Athletic officer,
won State honors. has begun for Lt. Charles C. Mlt
purchased by the Individual. Its Ens. Ed Connell, to the Naval
Eentering the service In March, School of'Naval Justice at New- son, USAF, who reported recently
possession and
wear will be
1951: he received his Initial Indoctrination op-
to VF-33 at NAS Cecil Field
port Rhode Island for
tional. (AFPS). approxi-
at San Diego and mately seven weeks."HERE'S under the Navy-Air Force ex-

later sent to NATTC Jax for ANP change program. -

( ) School. lIe was sent in Juneof Lt. Mltson, who halls from Coe-

1* 54.ay that year to AMA) School, urd' Alene, Idaho, returned from

Memphis, Tenn., until January Korean action where he destroyedtwo

1952.: Less than a month later MIG 15s and damaged one

he reported to Fasron Six and other shortly before reporting to

was immediately assigned to the VF-33.

f..? S Paint Shop.Following. "The Navy-Air Force exchange -
completion of his f program definitely gives pilots a

Navy enlistment, Renick plans to better understanding of the methods

finish school at the University of:
a4.s r ,,,, and techniques 'employed by
Florida and will later be employedby each service," Lt. Mitson related.

International Shoe Co., of St. The exchange program for"i pilots -

Louis, iro.lIarry which Is set up under the
L. Sellards, YN2, and
S .4.'6 n Defense Department, was started -
wife Virginia are the proud par- _
in September 1919, with approximately -
ents of 8 lb. 4
'pa kULYSSES' a husky % oz. baby 25 pilots from each
boy, Edwin born 31
Ray, August 'n-Ic& being exchanged for one

at the Naval Hospital. .4 year.

Reporting in for duty over the + Lt. Mitson, currently flying the
ig h y
week Richard H. Brownfield .i t
were ,
F9F-6 Is
Cougar jet with VF-33,
SIREN-Silvana ADCAP( ) from NAS San Diego! attached to the 94th Fighter In-

]Mangano, well known among and Samuel J. Milligan, Jr., SA, terceptor Squadron at George
the red-blooded American I from the USS Lloba (AF-36)). P3 -
In "BitterRice" 'Y' AFB, Calif.
males for her roles
'The final match of the Veter- ._ .
and "Anna" roes all out --.0 A former enlisted paratrooper,

in her Dext-"Ulysses". In her an's Summer Bowling League will HOW IT WORKS"-Lt. Claude Mltson, Air Force during World War II, he para-
movie version of Homer's classic be staged tonight at the Spring- pilot attached to VF-33 at NAS Cecil Field for 52 weeks of Navy chuted into action French
Silvana will play Penelope, field Bowling Center with Fasron duty under the Navy-Air Force exchange program, is becoming
Circe and Calypso, which islet thoroughly oriented In the use of a tallhook on an F9F-6 Courar and Italian forces, including the
of woman for any actress Six l leading ,the pack by two jet by Robert Mison, ADI. x Battle of the Bulge.


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10 Sept. 1953 JAX AIR NEWS Five

1,_, 1"_' t'"I. O/ 700
a Sixteen
"p ,.,...'w ', w < ,
... ,,> -
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:(,: .1' Some Center AGO School Graduates I

: w : : \ } : i Find Way To Jax Fleet BilletsSixteen

$ of some 700 officers
tg / d Connell, Maintenance officer,
\i 4 who have been graduated from
Fasron 109; Paul Haesell, assist-
Aviation Ground Officer Schoolat
ant Electronics officer, VP-16;
S Sa NATTCenter since its first
.5 S'S A 9 9fl Robert Bozarth, assistant Per
class began in February 1952, are
sonnel officer, Fasron Six; Rob-
back In Jax with various Fleet
billets. ert Utzinger, assistant CommunI-

cations officer, VP-16; William
The two-month school, designedto
Kemp, assistant Personnel offi-
with the
familiarize new ensigns -,
cer, VP-18.
general duties o( Ground Officers, ,
The current class will be grad.
sends graduates to more specialized
uated Sept 18, with most of thj '
fl schools or to Fleet Air activities. -
148 ensigns going to advanced
Lw .
y ... Squadron VC-02 presently has
___... __ u. officers 'VA-105 Shows
S\VEtTGUl\1; CREW-Iandllnr: the multitude of chores aboard the cutter Sweetgum is this five photo interpretation

crew. Kneeling:, are (left to right Glendon Grantham, QM1; James Glisscock, S03; Standing: (left who attended the school, and later

to right) Howard Hirst, RM1; Douglas Harrelson, EN1; David Martin, KM1; James.Meant\ GM3; attended Photo InterpretationSchool 'How'

William Allisln, QM2\ ;' Arthur Hancock. QMS; Robert Price, RD3; Albord Egan SN, and Jack KaI I at Washington, D. C. Theyare Middies
mil!, RM3.Familiar\ .
Lt. (Jg) James Babb and En-

Site In lax Waters signs Gilbert Haines, James McCormack During CruiseOfficers

Robert Inge and Kenneth
and men of Attack

Luke. Squadron 105: a Fleet Air Jack-
Cutter Sweetgum Handles Busy ItineraryRescuing Carrier Air Group 17 has four sonville unit temporarily carrier-

air intelligence officers, all gradu- based aboard the USS Valley
ates from here and the six-week
ships in distress off Forge, are currently participatingIn
Sweetgum has a complement of since 1947 and with the Coast Intelligence course at Norfolk.
the coast and on the St. John'sRiver the annual summer aviation
and whis- 54 personnel, Including the skipper Guard since 1922 when he first They are Ensigns Robert Massley, indoctrination
tending lighted, program designedfor
exec, three watch officers, enlisted as a white hat. VF-171; Robert White, VF>172;
tle and bell buoys between Midshipmen.All .
one engineer officer, and five The name Midgett is strongly Doak Worley, VF-173, and Robert
Charleston and Key West sounds of the 400 "Middies", .some
chief petty officers. associated with the Coast Guard Frech, VF-174. Ensign Richard
like a busy Itinerary for several who reside In the Jacksonville
since the military significanceof Taylor, VP-5, also is a graduateof
ships, but one "little one" here area, are members of the U. S.
DESPITE ITS relatively small his surname dates back to the two
has been doing that and more Naval Academy class of 1955. The
structural size, the Sweetgumcan the origination of the organi- !
ship is presently bound for Halifax -
too.The be maintained at sea for zation and it has been predom- Recent graduated ordered to Sax
U. S. Coast Guard cutter Nova Scotia.
amazingly long periods of time inant since. activities are: Ensigns Charles

''Sweetgum", a familiar sight to without having to return to port Lcdr. :Midgett will retire this Dorsey, assistant Personnel officer !- Specially prepared ground and
here has been air schooling directed by Comdr.
many handling for food supplies. fall to complete his long tour of VC-62; Harry Cramer, assist-
those tasks for the last six Forrester C. Auman, skipper of
Three separate cold storage sea duty in his country's service.Washington ant Administrative officer, VP-18;
VA-105 and Lcdr. James P. Scherer
years and taken part in Navy -
rooms provide a maximum food
and Air Force operations at sea, squadron executive officer,
capacity for feeding a full war
enhances the
too. highly Midshipmen'sknowledge
time complement of men for
Operating out of Mayport, the of Naval aviation.
four months. Now, however,
I' the intensive
xr' During i 21-day
only enough stores for less than
selected VA-105
training period,
? 70 days are kept aboard.
pilots lecture on all phases of an
Three messes are contained
attack squadron including its organization -
aboard the ship where the crew
mission and tactics.
I dines, one for the officers,
Following the ground syllabus,
S chiefs, and white hats. Sepa-
all Midshipmen are thoroughly or-
rate sleeping and washroom facilities
f.: iented in a cockpit check-out In
are conveniently locatedon

hif the second deck of the three- the AD-4 Skyralder, and after-

r tiered cutter. wards afforded the opportunity to

) fly as observers.

TWO TELEVISION sets, one t

in the officers' ward room and InstructorsFind
another in the crew's mess,
her In" is a job that Lcdr. Pal
helps provide relaxation. mer Midgett, skipper of the
Lcdr. Palmer S. Midgett, com- II S a aS 4 I Sweetgum, specializes in per- They'reNeighbors

manding officer of the cutter, 4s sonally. All hands are at their
e individual stations awaiting or-
W309, has been with the ship
ders for landing procedures.
It took wartime duty in the

Civil Service Freedom Foundation's DeadlineFor Far East, a return to the United

States and then 3,000 miles across

PULLING IN AT MAYPORT Has OpeningsMany Letter Contest October 15 country to NATTCenter here for

-About as pretty a looking two University of Washington

cutter as can be found any- civil service openings .... ._ _. teachers who lived a block from
where, the Coast Guard Cutter have been announced by Naval (AU"SDeadHnefor
entering the Freedoms Foun- or Medal. In addition there will each other to get acquainted.Such .
Sweetgum, a familiar sight installations throughout the
around Mayport, pulls in to country. dation's "letters from service per- be 20 awards of $100 and Honor was the situation between

tie up at the dock.Supervisors Although most of the vacan- sonnel" contest Is only about two Medals, and 10 or more Honor Lcdr. William Tor get and Lt

months Medals alone. George Englesby, of Aviation
cies are in the engineering field, away.
Meet Ground Officers School, Instruc-
Others include sheetmetal workers Letters may be submitted by The contest is being sponsored

National Association of Super- machinists, machine opera- Service personnel on the subject, Jointly by the Freedoms Founda- tors in Operations and Air Intel

visors, Department of Defense, tors, utilities rate specialist, en- "What America Means To Me" tion, Valley Forge, Pa., and the ligence. .

will meet Thursday, Sept. 10 at tomologist, attorney advisor, con- and must be received before mid- Office of Armed Forces Information Lrdr. -
Torget taught statistics
1930 at the YWCA, East Duval struction superintendents, construction night, Oct. 15, 1953. and Education of the Defense
in the School of Business
street. Annual election of officers i inspectors, general Department. Winners' names will
at Washington, while Lt.
will be held. All membersare supply assistants, illustrators, Men and women who are on be announced Feb. 22, 1954.: .
Englesby was in the English de-
urged to attend. architects, medical biology tech- active duty in the Army, Navy, partment. .

nician, purchasing agents, physi- Air Force, Marine Corps or Coast Each lived in Union Bay Village

Boy-"Do you like men that cal metallurgists and accountants Guard, either in the U. S. or over-
a veterans' housing area on
are always trying to kiss you, or seas, may submit letters of not D0 ( the shore of Lake Union in Seattle

the other kind?" Additional information con more than 500 words on Americaor ITtMW
Although only a few blocks
Girl-"What other kind?" cerning these positions, and the some phase of American life from each other, they were not

activities where they exist, can ,Soundness of i ideas and clear even on a nodding acquaintance

Mountain climber: "Do people be obtained from the Industrial thinking, rather than literary ''loo until they met in Jax.

fall often?" Relations department, Building, form, will be the basis for judg- \: t '

Guide: "No, only once." 907. ing letters.
Both served with Naval avia.
_____ I
Entries are to be sent to tion in the Korean conflict Tor-

Chief Gastleman Retires After 23 Years"It Awards, Editor, Armed Forces ri get was with VP-892 aboard the

got a little rough in spots, His first tour of duty in the Navy Radio Service, 1016 North Mc- aircraft tender USS Pine Island,

but most of the time it was pret- was aboard a "tin can" and since Cadden' Place, Los ''Angeles 38, and Englesby with AntiSubmarine

ty smooth sailing." These are the then he has served on numerous Calif., and mutt have the signature Squadron 892, aboard the escort -

words of Stewart II. Castleman, types of vessesl, one of them be- rank, service numberand carrier USS Badoeng Straits.

CSBC, ot Commissary Store, who ing the USS Edisto, an ice break- organization of the entrant Lcdr. Torget served in Naval

after 23 years of Navy life is retiring aviation in World War II wit,!

into the Fleet Reserves this er.Asked for a summary of the 23 Awards will be in the form of Ughter-than-alr. Lt. Englesby alto -

week. years, Chief Castleman stated, cash and George Washington lIon- is a veteran of WWII, having

Chief Castleman reported to "Now that it's over, I'm glad I or Medal Awards. The principal s served with surface craft in the

Jax in Oct. 1952 from Panama. served!" award will be fl.OOO and an lIon- Pacific.T .


Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 10 Sept. 1953


Present Letters,

ti. City Trophy At

r li flI aw ,ter r ,y, Diamond BanquetJax

Navy's varsity baseball and
softball teams were honored witha
I iimeutrt 4} banquet last week at the Main ..

side Mess Hall, attended by Capt.
n urn ham C. McCaffree, Com

manding Officer of NAS, City
League representatives from Jacksonville

4 With.-rJohn M. Charvat and other military nota

Beneath the congratulatory ; marks, words of appre- bles.Master of ceremonies was Lcdr.

ciation and orations given at the banquet last Tuesday in Richard V. Donahue, NAS Special

honor of the Jax Navy baseball and softball teams was a Services officer, who, immediately

power-packed }punch for sports) harmony delivered by Capt. following the consumption of

Uurnham C. McCaffree, CO of NAS Jax. steak dinners by over 50 athletesand

We took our place with the olives for the deluxe guests, introduced Nathan P.

steak dinner and listened intently to the featured guest Mallison, superintendent of the
CITY TROPHY AWARDED-Presentation of the City Baseball Jacksonville Recreation Department -
hit(upon a theme of unity for the Station's varsity athletic League' trophy to Jax Navy'was made last week at the base ,
program aimed at the visiting skippers of SQuadrons ball banquet in honor of the station's varsity baseball and softball Award
teams by Nathan Mallison (second from Tight), superintendent of City League Trophy
and departments represented on both nines.In City Recreation department. On hand at the banquet"were (left Mallison presented the City

short Capt. McCaffree sounded a note for cooperation to right) Capt. Burnham C, McCaffree, commanding officer of Baseball League trophy to Capt.
NAS lax; Lcdr. Richard Donahue, NAS Special Services officer;
McCaffree, who In turn accepted
within the Jacksonville command which would strength. Lcdr. P. I. Culbertson, NATTC Special Services officer; Mallison,
en Jax Navy athletics by making available for varsity competition and Frank McCaffrey, Jax Navy baseball eoach. for the Jax Navy varsity, giving
individuals needed by the coaching staffs. appreciation for the fine handling
ot the summer season.
Capt. McCaffree told the gathering of over GO lumi- Mainside Fall Intramural Jax Navy's baseball team won

naries, "The outstanding thing of this banquet is the num.her both halves of the City League

of organizations from which the players here came. for the second year running, while

"People often confuse the fact that Navy Jax is just the softballers, after annexing the
Program Opens MondayWith
the Naval Air Station. It isn't," the Skipper emphasized. first half, are still being contested
*'\\'e're proud of the entire representation made for us by for the second: half championship
the various commands" heavy concentration an the current All-Navy baseball CO Share Spotlight
I. championship tourney being held here plans for the
Sharing the spotlight with Capt.
remarks (to the athletes
Pointing his Capt.
fast-apl>roaching fall intramural sports program at Mainsidewere McCaffree as honored guests were
bee added, "You are to Navy Jax what the Naval slowed down, during the past week. I commanding officers of the units

Academy is to the Navy. You represent what we all can. With time and personnel at a .played on a standard court setup represented on both ball clubs.

do when we get together;' premium, the drawing up of the by the home team. Hangarsor The COs were acknowledged for

"I only hope that next year we have many of this same season schedules in the three fall parking lots are usually set up the important roles they've playedin
group of 'fighting sailors' to represent us. I speak for Navy sports has been delayed, but tentative for this purpose. Each activityhas allowing personnel to participate .
still call for the
Jax, we're proud of you," he concluded. plans opening its own court and equipment with Jax varsities.
of the three sports volley Baseball Coach Frank :McCaf
Boiled down to its basic oils, the Skipper lias made a ball, touch football and bowling- Can Check Out Gear frey presented letter sweaters and
plea for closer knit harmony among the units within the Monday, Sept. 1 t. Touch football contests will be minor letters to 18 athletes. 'Tex"

Jacksonville command to lend a hand when asked to release Schedules will be drawn'up at held after working hours at Mus- Goodson, who's softballers are stilt
tin and Yorktown Fields. Games
personnel for varsity competition.It's the earliest possible date and dis in the midst of the heated second
will be divided into two halves of
a step in the right direction toward elevating Jax tributed immediately thereafterto 25 minutes duration. I half made similar awards to
the service athletic of the world. If all commands entered. over 20 individuals.
Navy on map accomplished ( Game jerseys and touch football -
it would be the biggest lift since Otis invented the -hedff"s Available Soon shoes can be checked out from Other guests 'included: Comdr.

elevator. Entries should keep in contact Special Services, but no headgear James H. Armstrong NAS Exec-
with Special Services, Topside, utive Officer; Lcdr. P. I, Cufbert-
There's a rumor circulating (which we can back or padding U allowed Speedy
son, NATTCenter Special Services
Building 930, phone 512.
six-man football is the type playedin
up), however, that some have already made a move to officer; Chuck Rogers, Ath
entries have been received Mainside competition.
withhold varsity caliber basketball players from the letic Director of the City Recreation
adding to the list of com There will be a rules discussion
19.:),'{-5 4 varsity.Unfortunately. peting commands. Late entriesare meeting for touch football representatives Department, and Andrew J{.

it is impossible to force the release of : Volleyball, 0 &: R, repre Friday, Sept. 11 in the Planey, Editor,. Jax. Air News.

personnel, where in some cases it is out of the question be- sented by D. M. Hayes AM2, and Special Services conference room.
cause of military duties. A few changes would rectify mat- VC-62, Lt. C. V. Merrell; Bowling, Need' Officials Bassett Cards 28 In

ters, though, and it's a known fact, that, IT CAN BE DONE. I I FAW-11, J. A. Hinkle, YNC, PO-1 The call is still out for male Best Ball Golf
Div., L. N Shriver, PNASN, andO personnel to( officiate touch football PlayIn
Sans from all units in
help the Jacksonville command
& R Touch Football, ComFalrJax
; contests. Men with a good a Best Selected Nine Holes
Jax Navy cannot attain desired heights of athletic stature.
L. H. McColskey, YN3 0 &; knowledge of the game and a de Tournament played last Saturday
How about a fair shake for Joe Athlete when his number is
R, and VC-62.
sire to assist in the intramural on the Station golf course
called? Volleyball I matches will be program should contact Frank Bill Bassett annexed top honors

Represented at the banquet were VC-62, Lcdr. Skid- McCaffrey, Coordinator of Intra with a 411526.
more; O&R, Comdr. Ellenberg; VF-13, Lcdr. Evans; Fasron '53 Keg Season mural Sports. Finishing close behind the

Six, Lt Colbert; VP-18, Lcdr. Marman ; VP-16, Ens. Haigler; ,League bowling matches get leader with a 34-5-29 was Capt.
Supply I Lt. McLean] and VF-103, Lcdr. Lillich. underway at 1830 sharp, with John L. Counihan, NARTU CO.
On Six
From the City Recreation Department came Super Opened competition scheduled for at least Other top scorers were, John
four nights a week. Hughes (34-4 30)) Paul Jul
intendent Nathan I'. Mallison and Athletic Director
I Mainside Alleys Two bowlnig teams from each (37.6-31)), Francis Flynn ((3ft-
Chuck Rogers. activity are permitted, but play 6-32), Comdr. James H. Armstrong .
Always a good after-dinner speaker, Mallison spiced the Mainsidc's six bowling alleys ers are not transferrable from one (37.5-32)), and Don Test
program with remarks aimed at the "bell-muzzled fraternity', were officially opened this week team to 'another. ((41.8-33)).

and then settled down to the serious side by congratulating for the 1953 keg season in the f' '
the local nines on their success in the City Leagues southwest wing I of Building 'fi.ffi;

"We've always been proud of our association in Jacksonville Three. ..I" "
with the Navy commands in this area," the genial Pins and lanes are in excellent '. ,:""
sportsman told the gathering. "The personnel of the Navy' condition after undergoing ex \..}.. .. c rrZ1 .
are definitely integrated in the Jacksonville community, ancit's tensive sanding and resurfacing ':" h
processes the past few weeks. v.
a pleasure to be part of the program.
Alleys are open from 1600 to -
2130 on weekdays and from 1300to ::
Golf played by ineffectual in whicha :
js a game men 2130 on weekends. Cost of :

futile attempt is made to put an insignificant ball intoan bowling isjfiftecn cents per line, #

obscure hole with totally inadequate weapons.So and shoes are furnished free. The a i a

spoke bill Scarbrough, the hefty station shot. lanes personnel.are open to all military ::. ; Y YbatiL

maker of San Jose fame, who gave us the little definition : f.
League bowling at Mainside is
when we asked for comment on the most frustrating of week
scheduled for four nights a ,

all sports. *' commencing Monday, Sept. 14,
at 1830. Free lancers will not be
In March we gave you New York and Brooklyn to win permitted on the alleys at the
respective major league pennants. Now it's time to give the alloted league times.

Yankees the nod in the World Series, needing six games to There is an urgent need for pin y

turn the trick.It setters this season. Anyone interested ---

isn't over you say? Hide and watch if you're still a should contact the Main- BOWLING ALLEYS READY-Mainslde kejlers readied themselves -
die hard Milwaukee fan or believe that Paul Richards can side alleys in Building Three, for another season of activity on the six alleys located in
direct the Chicago White Sox to the impossible. We're not anytime during the day or eve the southwest wing of Building No. J this week as the official
convinced Cleveland won't :wind up second in the American ning. Additional information can opening of the 1953 bowling! season was announced by NAS Spec
ial Services.
There's an urgent need for
setters and all in
League. be had by phoning extension 512: terested personnel should report to the Mainside alleys. ..

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This WeekRod :; To SeminolesIn

Pinney of Operations leda

field of thirty through qualify Scrimmage

ing rounds for the Station Civilian

Golf Championship last week

end by masteripg the Naval Air Jax Navy scrambled

Station greensward with a sizzling through its initial grid scrimmage -
of the last Saturday
: 77.Pairings. season

have not been madeas and, despite a 3-1 I loss

yet due to extension of the in touchdowns to a more experienced -

qualifying deadline through the Florida State eleven

first part of this week. After head coach Lt. (jg) Dick

completion of all qualifying Maylandery a s extremely

rounds, pairings will be made pleased l with the resolute
"* a a i shown his athletesin
and announced through other spirit by
all phases of the contest.
media. --mc Fyt
The Fliers had little opportunity -
ALL ENTRANTS are asked to
d to display a scoring punch as
'ontact the golf shack, extension
the Seminoles had possession of
8157, to arrange for a starting
the pigskin through most of the
time for foursomes. FL4
+ C $ t+Mri vyFif four 10-mtnute quarters. Jax Na'y's -
First Round matches must be
lone tally was a 60-yard return -
completed by 1800 Sunday, Sept + of a pass interception by

13. Halfback Joey Turman.

Players will be divided into SEMINOLES BOTTLE BISlIOP-Jax Navy quarterback Jack Bishop (center, white j jersey), Twice the loealnre sItbinwhispering
five flights, including the championship is thwarted in his attempt to gain yardage through the middle of the Florida State line in the Fliers
bracket and match play scrimmage with the Seminoles here last Saturday. Jar Navy's season opener is Sept 19 here with distance of the Sena-
the 508th Airborne Regimental Combat Team of Fort Kenning, Ga. .. Inole'i cross stripes, only to bate
will prevail. I the attack bogged down by tM

Although all qualifying roundsare i ComAir Lant II heavier'aid more esprrfeietd
not completed, Pinney ap- I I Tip Golfers To 'Priority On Course' enemy defenders. Jack Bishop

pears to be a sure-fire bet to cop and Whitey Sarrett were the
Golf Deflating from the and should to match
TourneySet Meeklyseries give way a
medalist honors. He toured the might V operators for Jar
front nine in 39 and returned of Golf Etiquette Ruled, of any kind. Navy'
the lax Air Nevis
reprints a
with a fine 38. MondayWinners special section from the USGA Any match playing a whole 'The boys did a tremendous job

P1NNEY HELPED his cause booklet entitled round it entitled to pass a for what they were playing
"Priority o.
by holing a seven iron shot from of the ComFairJaxGolf "
the Course." match playing a shorter round. against, commented Coach May-
135 yards out on number four Tournament held here last
In the absence of special It a match falls to keep Its lander. "When you figure one bull
for aneagle two. week will represent this com- club has to play three or four, It
rules, threesomes the and lose
single', or place on course
mand in the ComAfr-
Top scorers and activities'ff'p coming foursome should hue precedence more than one clear! hole on gives you some idea of what you
Lant tourney to be staged on the
resented: of and be entitled to pass the players in front, It should are up against"Lack
NAS course beginning Monday,
Rod rinney, Operation 77I. any other kind of match. A allow the match following to of depth I h the I )Her-,'
(J. Frye. PublicorJi. !st Sept. 14.Three,
H$v Kennedy I 52 tingle player has no standing, pass. major obstacle In the path of a
Red Everett: 0 RT !KS teams consisting of five rugged 10-game st' be
Jim Vrarll. 0 & R *4 :
Herb Plnnejr, 0 R 85 men each will represent Com- opened by the 506th AlrlleMW''!

Jack Dick Cleveland Sharp: Supply 87 87Clwu. FairJar, ComFair Norfolk and Regimental Combat Tem .(
Boucher OAR 90 ComFair Quonset Point in the Raiders Little Creek
Flog Fort Denning, Ga., here, Saturday -
AirLant mashie meet. Sept 19.

Volleyball Touch Fitts Cards 151 Any ideas of self-importance the

Charles Fitts, AN of Fasron 10-5 In All-Navy Fliers may place upon themselves

Football Nine, Cecil Field, won the Corn- OpenerNAS could quickly be torn down in the

Leagues Fair title last week with a 36- first three weeks qf the season,
hole total of 151. In second place, Los Alamitos overpowered the Atlantic Fleet Am- but Coach Maylander indicated

Open Sept. 21 six strokes off the pace, was Lt. phibious Force Gators of Little Creek, Va., 10-5, in the first he'4 hue the locals in top condi-

William Barrow, ComFair Jax I game of a best-of-five series, Tuesday afternoon, for the All- tion before the opener and would

Play in the NATTCenter intra. Staff. Navy Baseball Championship at Mason Field. underrate no opponent.

mural touch football league is Rounding out the top Me for A stiff wind blew in from the Bishop appears to be the key
melee shook off
a sluggish startto
scheduled to start Monday, Sept. the Jax AirLant entry are Bill St. Johns river across right field, to the Jar Navy offense. The

:21, with six Navy and a like Dietrich, ATANJ of VC-62, with favoring the lefthanded hitters, hits go for the the distance victory.,The spacing Raiders 10 quick stepping North Carolinianwill

number of Marine aggregations 158; Kelly Wolf, ADC, of Fasron as a Marine Color Guard from teed off on starter Bob Nuxhalland also handle the punting I
set for play. Nine, who bad a 162, and Lt. MAD raised the ('Stars' andStripes" chores. Center Everett Crews or
Eddie Gilman for 15 safeties. '
The Marine entries will compete Earl Severens, also of Fasron to inaugurate the pre- Tackle Ray Brown will be the
for the NATTCenter title, Nine, with 163 for fifth place. ceremonies. Shortstop Don Mallett, former point-after touchdown specialists.

but will not be given points to- Fasron Nine Victorious game ly of Indianapolis of the TripleA Coach Maylander has ordered

ward the Captain's Trophy, the A field of 17 teed off last weekin Congressman Charles E. Bennett American Association drilleda full practice sessions for the remaining -

white hat's coveted all-sport Intramural quest of ComFair Jax laurels, of Florida threw in the first double and single in five tripsto days before the opener,

plaque.A with Fasron Nine, utilizing the ball following an introduction of enroll three runs, a feat duplicated with stress placed on wind-sprinte

meeting will be held Monday talents of the above mentionedand the players on both squads.At by the Raiders' playing- and conditioning exercises.

Sept. 14, in Building 513 Earl Reed, who carded a a "Get Acquainted" ban- manager Dale Coogan, ex-Pitts .
from 1545 team quet that night in the Mainside burgh Pirate. t.
to 1645 to brief all officials 168, walking off with the
on the coming season. championShip, Lounge, Rear Admiral Heber H. It was 2-0 in the second when 4r M

Volleyball play is also scheduled Capt. Howard V. Hopkins, I McLean, Commandant of the the Gators tagged McKinney for

to open on Sept. 21, with Chief of Staff to 'Commander, ; Sixth Naval District, deliveredthe a double and three singles. Catcher -

five teams lined up. They are, Fleet Air Jacksonville, awarded featured address. Al Jones' overthrow to third

Aviation Ordnance, Training Facilities trophies to top individuals and Righthander Al McKinney, who let in a run.

MAD, Aviation Electrician team representatives.RED carried a 12.5 record into the Little Creek added one in the .

and Special Services. More ., .. ..... top of the third on Phil Bjorn- i
entries are sought., RIPPER berg's double and a single by Joe r4kr
Itl N G 1\1 EN- Krawczak. A quick twin-killing

This quartetfrom averted further damage.Coogan's .
IM Loop Set For VF-11, the A
a bases loaded double

Center KeglersIntramural "Red Ripper"squadron, has and ensuing one.basers by Mal

lett and Fred Myatt producedfive A
bowling at NATT- joined the lax .o Los Alamitos runs in the

Center will open Monday. Sept. Navy boxing third. to left anda
.. Myatt's single
21, with at least and team working ....,, :

seven possibly blue darter by Tony Melton 4'd
NA- k
eight teams competing. out daily at Front : ,. through the hole at third madeit

Meanwhile, the NAWTCenter TTCenter. ""'" : i : 6.3 in the sixth.A .
Varsity is slated to begin its City row are Roland .Q. : walk to Centerfielder Rudy
Fontaine, mid-I ) :
League schedule at the Spring dleweight (left) T1. \ Halabuk and Mallott's misplayed -

field Alleys next Monday. "' .. double to center netted the Raid
Positions on the Varsity are and Wyman } t' ; .; .\\D: :::: : .. .
f In light .. v.' "" >;{! ers tally
"t. : \
still men with the :jor..r I' :
open to the \
+ : The Gators got two back in the
Back ;
four highest averages and the weight. '.1 : ... .:;: '.,. ".: ....r..:ft.1I., : ,:': t.. :!.: top of the eighth. ,
row are assistant .'."' GATOR SLUGGEROne of
team was to be.picked. this week."I coach : .r. <: 4.h, //.i ::; : 'r 1 1.I Los Alamitos jumped reliefer the stars of the Atlantic Fleet

have a pain in my abdo- George Callan ., .. >." ..' ..: ..,,... :i,. . Oilman for three runs in the Amphibious Little Creek,Force Va. Is nine rightfieldtr from

:men," said the apprentice seaman and Donald > :" 1: ; ; : 'i'I.; J: eighth before Gus Bartholomae Ray Danahay. The Gators are
to the Navy doctor. Maurer, light fj! : quelled the uprising. currently Involved In the All-
"Young returned the weight. They .. .. Line score: Navy Baseball Championship
man, :
will take part in nine store" with NAS Los Alamitos Calif,
doctor "officers have abdomens, I PMbLant 071 OftO 02ft- 5 10 3 at Mason Field this week. Dam-
the Nary boxing Lo Alamfto OK} 001 1110 13 2
petty officers have stomachs; : show Sept. NUJlh ll. Oilmen (3), 1J Unrtholom ahay performed In the Claw C .
YOU have a bellyache." 17. ((8) and Majck; McKinney and Jonti. Evangeline League.


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HONORED FOR SERVICE-In recent ceremonies Capt. Norman A. Hefrich! P. Spivey. Absent were Ralph A. Carnley, Lillian M. Hare, Darcy J. Hartman,
Supply officer, assisted by James AI. English, Supervisory administrative assistant Nettle S. Kicklighter, William McDowell, Ina C. Overbey and Sarah J. Pyburn.In .
presented pins and certificates to 26 Supply department employees for ten the right photo are the ten.year pin winners. Front row (left to right) English,
years of continuous service at NAS Jar, and five year pins to 29 employees. On Oden Sweat, Olga E. Schuller, Arthur .J. Fraley, Bessie G. Joyner, Betty S.
the left, Captain Helfrich presents a five year pin to Ruth L. Linn. Other five Hoyt, Catherine M. Arnold and Martha E. Roberts. In the second row (left to
year pin winners were, front row left to right) Ernest Richardson, Helen E. right) Harold Diggett, Edward T. Forrest, Willie Jackson, A. Mae McDermon,
Peters, Emily II. Burnett, Edward B. McColIum, .Johnie D. Stubbs, Charles E. Ruth T. Crosier, Ruby *K. Touchton, Pearl R Dorsey,.Third row (left to right)
Illckley, Emory Lewis. Second row (left to right) Aaron L. Hammond, Willie C. Anna M. Falrcloth, Randolph Young, Emily Nelson, Doris F. Ellis, Eunice M.
Murray, Fern K. Belongy, Harriet Knott, Philip L. Reichenback, Nick James, Russell, Chandler Anderson and Horace Butler. Absent were Flossie M. Brunson,
I'ringle Thomas. Third row (left to right) Frank Jenkins, Raymond Felton, Australia .James S. Kemp, George W. Smith, Jake Walker and Lawrence Kloskl.
Perry, Howard E. Millan, Frank E. .James, Vonice A. Taylor, and Daniel

mmmm GI Loan Gratuity Payments Employees 55 Supply-Fiscal Total

(Items offering for sale articlesof

property such as washing ma- Suspended For 15 Months 400 Years HereOver

chines, automobiles, furniture, radios -

clothing and the like are pro- Washington (AFPS) GI loan 400 years of continuous

hibited by Defense Department gratuity payments have been suspended 149.In Personnel are invited to visit service at NAS Jax was recog
regulations. This I column will, > for the 10-month period compliance with this law the the USO Servicemen's Club at 37 nized here last week when Capt.

however, list such services as from Sept. 1, 1953 to June 30, Veterans Administration has an- West Monroe St., open from 0930 Norman A. Helfrich, Supply-Fis

available housing, rides wanted 954 as required by Public Law nounced that those veterans who to 2330 dally. cal officer, presented five and ten-
and lost and found articles or other Vhurs., Sept. 10-Cootie Party. year service awards to 55 employees -
obtain GI loans after 31
I Aug. '
similar notices). Air Wing 11 Friday, Sept. 11-1800 Cafe of the Supply and Fiscal
1953 will not receive
gratuity payments -
FOR RENT Italiano, spaghetti dinner for only department.

Furn. 2 rm. apt., 852 St. Clair 35c; 2000-Dancing to records. Most of the employees so hon
Ph. 8-3992, Mrs. Breese. Inspected By S Saturday, Sept. 12 Open ored exceeded the five and ten

Furn. rm., Lakeshoie. Ph. 8.4936, Previously! veterans were givena house, 1430-Symphony Hour. year service time required for the

_Mr. Kaplin. Adm. Cornwell payment equal to four percentof Sunday, Sept. 13 Dunking award by one to five months.
the guaranteed portion of the Round Table at 1000; 1700-Vesper .
They represented
Furn. share home with el- every
rm., or
Rear Adm. Delbert S. Corn. loan up to maximum of $160. Service.
den' 4412 Baltic. the Supply department, IncludIng -
Ph.y 2-1201 gentleman},II'. Bullock. well, Commander Fleet Air Wing, These! payments were credited to Monday, Sept. 14-Ping Pong; stock control, procurement,
the loan accounts of the veterans
\ Atlantic, arrived here last Thurs Glee Club Rehearsal
accounting, disbursing, storage,
Small turn apt., 2967 Selma. Ph. day morning to make his initial by the lenders.
Tuesday, Sept. 15 Not announced traffic, labor and equipment, and
2-6480, Mrs. Neil. inspection of Fleet Air 11
Wing Gratuity payments may still be administration.

Unfurn., 3 bdrm. house, 4658 squadrons since assuming his allowed where the l loans have Wednesday, Sept 16 USO S S

Gates Ave., Mrs. Dala. present post at Norfolk, Va., in been initiated prior to the cutoff Birthday Party. Anyone who has Ten year certificates and pin

Furn. kit., prlv. Ph. 2-5911, July of this year. date of Aug. 31, 1953 only if they a birthday in the month of Sep were presented to: Chandler Anderson

Mr. Smith, 1471 Murray Drive, Capt.'Arthur S. Born, Com- fall in the following categories: tember, submit the date to be eligible Catherine Arnold, Flossie

Furn. rms., kit., prlv. 2838 Lydia.Ph. mander Fleet Air Wing 11, S to attend the party M. Brunson, Horace Butler, Ruth

2-4021, Mrs. Powell greeted Admiral Cornwell on his 1))-A loan on which the VA has T. Crosier, Harold Dlggett, Pearl
Unfurn. 5 rm. apt., Springfield, 46 Enlisted Pilots
arrival and him issued evidence of
accompanied on an guaranty or R. Dorsey, Doris F. Ellis, Anna M.
$15 mo. Ph. 6-7876, Mrs. Flynn the dress white inspection of insurance or has Issued a certi- Promoted To CPO Falrcloth, Edward T. Forrest, Ar

FOR SALK some 1,200 officers and enlistedmen. ficate of commitment dated priorto The Bureau of Naval Personnel thur J. Fraley, Betty S. Hoyt, Wil
2 bilrm. house, $43 mo. payments
Sept. 1, 1953. chose 46 first class petty officersfor lie Jackson, Bessie G. Joyner,
2009 Allandale Circle East. Ph.
Squadron Guest 2)-A) loan which has been promotion to CPO, acting ap James S. Kemp, A. Mae McDer-
2-4148, Mrs. Leimer. Thursday evening, precedinghis closed and actually paid out In pointment.The mon, Emily Nelson, :Martha E.
2 bdrm.. house, 3157 Ernest St.,
departure' for Norfolk, the full prior to Sept 1, 1953 by a Navy said the 42 aviation Roberts, Eunice M. Russell, Olga

Mr. Cannon. Admiral was guest of Capt. Born, supervised lender, machinist mates and four avia- E. Schuller, George W, Smith,
2 bdn'house, equity, 1715 Mel-
and FAW-11 staff officers and 3)-A) VA direct loan which has tion structural mechanics, desig- Oden Sweat, Ruby 1C Toughton
Ave. Mrs. Dentler, Ph. 8-
son squadron commanders.. He was been closed or when the VA has nated as aviation pilots, had qual- Jake Walker, Randolph Young,
39.5.! given his current post, which calls Issued a notice of approval or a ified for the higher rating and and Lawrence L. Kloskl.

MISCELLANEOUSBaby for control of all Atlantic patrol commitment prior to the cutoff have been performing duties requiring S *
sitting, day or evening, 1775
squadrons and supporting Fas- date. a high degree of respon- Those receiving five year certificates -
Hamilton. Ph. 8.4956, Mrs. Ad-
( rons, in July of this year. Gratuity payments may be resumed -. sibility. The number of future advancements and pins were: Fern 1C
Capt. Born, who took over as July 1, 1954 unless Con to E-7 in these rates Belongy, Charles E. Bickley, Em-
night, 2031
Will sit day or
Herschel baby St. Ph. 7.5901, Miss Commander Fleet Air Wing 11 in gress takes action to further sus- I will not be affected by these ad- ily H. Burnett, Ralph A. CarnIe)',
June of '52, wil be relieved tomorrow 1 pend or cancel the payments. vancements, Raymond Felton. Aaron L. Ham
Wanted: One person to fill carpool morning by Capt. Theodore mond, Lillian M. Hare, Darcy J.
Dahl. He will undertakenew k W J rn Hartman, Frank E. James, Nick
0730 to 1600, Springfield.
duties in the Office of the 4A James, Frank Jenkins, Nettie S.
Ph. Ext. 533, Mr. Rosenburg.MUMS
I .. Secretary of Defense. KIcklighter, Harriet Knott, Emory
Capt. Born LeavesIn 5y 1 Lewis, Ruth L. Linn, Edward B.

r departing, Capt. Born high McColIum, William E. McDowell,
ly commended the FAW-11 Howard E. :Millan, Willie G. Mur

squadrons for their excellent co- ray, Ina C. Overbey, Australia

operation, and further stated, "I Perry, Helen E. Peters, Sarah J.

am confident that your work un Pyburn, Philip L. Reichenback' ,
MAIN'SIDEThurs. der Capt. Dahl :will equal the Ernest Richardson, Daniel P. Spl-

., Sept. 10 excellent performance of duty vey, Johnie D. Stubbs, Venice A,

' Slaves of Babylon..Richard Conte .during the past year." Taylor,Uhd Pringle Thomas.

Frl., Sept. 11 Capt. Dahl reported here from Capt. Helfrich was assisted at

Affair In Monte duties in Washington. Ceremonies the award ceremony by James :M.

Carlo .................... Merle Oberon for the change-of-command English, supervisory administrative
Sat, Sept. 12 are scheduled to be held at assistant, who has chalked up
My Darling headquarters of CommanderFleet his 32nd< year of government serv-
W{j ice.
Clementine ............ Henry Fonda Air Wing 11. __ .
NATTCENTER Personnel of Patrol Squadrons

Thurs., Sept. 10 3, 16 and 18, plus VJ-2 and Fas- SAZ Brownies MeetThe
East of Sumatra..Jeff Chandler ron 109 turned out for the In- ...'H.N,S'm++ : + vw.w07viN s
Fri., Sept. 11 spection. Squadron commandersof COMFAIRWINGS INSPECTS-Rear Adm. Delbert S. Cora- istered and transfer Brownies will
(haves of Babylon..Rlchard Conte VP-5, 34 and 45, now deployedto well,. newly appointed Commander Fleet Air Wings, Atlantic: be held'Monday, Sept. 14 at 1530(
Sat., Sept. 12 other areas, arrived here earl (left) accompanied by Capt. Arthur S. Born, Commander Fleet at Girl Scout Headquarters in
Air Wing 11 (center) and Comdr. William Bonvilllan, commanding :
Building 612, next door to Main-
Affair in Monte ier for a post inspection confer officer VP-18. makes his initial inspection of Fleet Air

Carlo ..._............. Merle Oberon ence. Wing 11 of: tons, The inspection was held last Thursday. side Theatre.