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Hands Will Have Their Chance To GIRGABOAM

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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

VW-4 Plays Role -- a\ : -i 2 More Win t

Of Teacher To Way to OCSTwo

men assigned to Fasron

Reserve UnitA ir&Y Six were among the more than
1,100 sailors selected to attend

crew from VW-4 played the the U. S. Naval Officers Candidate -
School next month at New
role of instructor in St. Louis,
\ 9 port, U. I.
Mo., in connection with the Navy's $ W' f''
ff>t : .' They are William Depart, ACC
program of Reserve-Regular Ha \, r r:.! ..'i.. ison and instruction : \t native Joxons.
l are
: .i
The Hurricane Hunters spent I ,.,. 'N; :'' '>..R Depart and Bascom qualified

for,OCS by passing a rigid Bureau -
Louis a
two days indoctrinating St. : J j
of Naval Personnel examination
reserve squadron VP-921 in the h, ,,, '.' ,, last November"

finer points of hurricane and wea Chief Depart enlisted in the Ay

titer .reconnaissance as well as Navy in Sept. 1942. He graduatedfrom ouNu Fpt

fleet activities. : ;lj' flight training at NAS Pen- '

instructthe 81011In March 10-17, and Is one r
The session designed to
i\S of the youngest enlisted pilots in !
"week-end warriors" in latest! : P J
T1 ci ; : the Navy today.
methods and techniques, climaxed t "J "rj Bascom began his naval careerin

three months of preparations! and : : j : : April 1945.: He reported to Fas ::1
planning between the Fleet Air / : $ ron Six from VF-11 over two years
o.arocaaiartiann"cax'.a.m? r,3: _>>: .aa,,:fu.:.,_!,.s..j_.,, .'t.v ____._ Pointing
-- '-" '''''''''''''' '' QUALIFY FOR OCS- -
Jacksonville unit and VT-921.
toward Newport, B. I.,
A team of two officers and four FIRST CARNIVAL DONATION-The drive for funds for the ago.Medical where he and William Dellart, '
big Carnival fur its send off here last
Navy Charity got Friday
ACC will begin studies next
enlisted men provided lectures, with the first donation made by Rear Adm. Osborne B. Hardlson, Units month at Naval Officers Candidate \
demonstration flights, and shop (right) Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville. Accepting the initial School is Paul Bascom,
donation is Leonidas D. Coates, chairman of the Car- "
Capt. general 1
talk for the 150 reservists who ADI. Assigned to Fasron Six,
nival.The Carnival will be held May 1415. Inspected By both are, native Juons.IViolations.
showed keen interest in Hurricane

Hunter's mission as well as new Adm. BehrensRear
Chiang Views Courtesy Brings At
type aircraft and new developments Adm. Charles F. Behrcns,

In the fleet. Complimentary Sixth Naval District Medical of

The Hurricane Hunters are under fleer, and members of his staff

the command of Comdr. Lukas Display By ,Traffic Chits arrived aboard the Naval Air Station Main Gate

V. Dachs.I Sunday for an inspection of
If a station policeman stops medical facilities in this area

UF-173 PilotsGeneralissimo you while driving on any street Monday morning Admiral Beh
rens, assisted: by Comdr. J. J. Cause HavocSeveral
GREETS FIRST CO aboard the station, don't necessarily
I I Glawson, his administrative assistant -
let conscience
AFTER 14 YEARS Chiang Kai your "' and CWOIIC J. R. Hutch-
Shek and 40 high-ranking of- bother you and don't try to craft, ComSlx Preventive Medicine motorists, Ignorant,

Upon returning to Jacksonville ficers of his Chinese Nation- think of a quick excuse. and Sanitation officer, con of present regulations, havo
after an absence of 14 years, Lcdr. alist military staff got a good
lie may be complimenting ducted the District Medical Officer's received tickets as a result of
Joseph Dragovich, skipper of reserve look at Fleet Air Jackson.
a annual inspection of the Na- traffic light violations at the
you on your fine driving.
Fighter Squadron 654, was ville fighter squadron in action val Air Station Medical department main gate.
Beginning this week, the Security
to familiar face.
quick recognize a during t an impressiveshow .
department will be issu- The present rule states that all I
By coincidence one of the flVst of carrier- based air
ing traffic tic The party surveyed the Medical
complimentary southbound traffic the
persons he met on his arrival was power off the coast of Formosa
kets to motorists who have department at NAS Cecil Field
his first commanding officer, last month.Jet station through the main gate will
and on and
been sighted as showing courtesy Monday Tuesday
Capt. John L. Counihan, commanding pilots of VF-173, home- to other drivers or pedes Wednesday Inspected the U. S. be required to STOP when the

officer of Jacksonville based at NAB Jax, teamed with trians while operating a vehicle Naval Hospital here. traffic light is indicating a green

Naval Air Reserve Training Unit. other Carrier Air Group 17 squad aboard the Naval Air Station Today<< Admiral Behrens will arrow for a left turn combinedwith

Lcdr. Dragovich completed ,his rons aboard the attack carrier inspect medical departments at the amber caution light, until -
flight at Jax in 1042 Wasp to present the Generalis- Naval Station, Green Cove such time as the green arrow
and was assigned to Capt. (then simo with a spectacular displayof The moral} behind complimenting Springs, and at NAAS Sanford Indicating a left turn Is the only

Lcdr.) Counihan's command. destructiveness a carrierbasedaid drivers: Driving can The Admiral and his staff will return bright light visible. .
be a pleasure instead a prob
VF-654 of Akron, Ohio, is undergoing group can marshal on a tar- lem. to Charleston, S. C., on Fri! CARS entering the station during
a two-week training pio- (Please Turn to Page '8, Col. 5)) I day. the morning rush hours, traffic -
gram at NAS Cecil Field. -- ------- moving south to north, and

t ;\; ';;;';" ;' : k ; ';' traffic leaving the station turn-

Good Conduct Medals : ing both south and north, createa
1 bottleneck at the intersection.

Awarded To EightAt Traffic must be allowed to proceed

Meritorious Mast last week, I in an orderly fashion in order
to keep the intersection clearat
Capt. David McCampbell, com-
manding officer of NATTCenter all times.
Awarded Good Conduct :Medals to w Still a new change in the traffic -

eight. light pattern is being arranged -

Receiving Awards were Cyril pending mechanical repairs to

Smallwood, PNC, of Education and + the signal box.
Information office; Theodore Beu- UNDER the new signals, traffic

mer, AEC; David,Long, AE1; Eli- + will proceed normally on a green
gene Groves, AE2; George Bunch, arrow when the change is made

AE2; Roswell Ethridge, AE2, all -, ;S from green to amber ONLY, caution -
students in tho Aviation Electrician will be observed and vehicle
(B) School; Milton Smith, + must come to a complete stop

AEC, instructor, and Maxine preparatory to the signal light

Aherns, FII3, of the Photographic X : changing to red.

Laboratory : :i;: In other words, there will be
t d:] only three direct flashes green .

WEATHER OUTLOOK -- ., -i< in arrow reverse to amber order,to red and then

Frilay-Cloudy, threat of rain. "HAPPY SNOW BALL"-If you think the Florida weather Is changeable, what of the climate .
In Iceland. With the weather constantly a chance of pace, ranging from strong winds, thaws to t
Saturday-Showers. cold rain and hail, a good blanket of snow, is always welcomed by members of Jacksonville Pa-
Sunday-Fair and cooler trol Squadron Three, now on an operational jaunt at Keflavlk, Iceland. Here crew members of VP I GIRGABOAMAll
I indulge in a little "snow balling", The unit is due back early this summer

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18 March
Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 1954

I Ordnanceman Develops Life, Time-Saving-Device l I IrIme

'LEII xfluImtIf3 : whether it hours Nolan, AOC, of Fighter Squadron and destruction. ,

minutes or seconds, often will 12 at NAS Cecil Field, THANKS to Chief NoIHII",,

rubuahed every Thursday for Na Ay and Marine ctMUe at Natal mean the (lit fel ence between the safety device is in the form invention, not only time hP,
nation, cl.sonMII, It' / hand-tooled metal piece
life and a
and defeat,
victory been cut, But chances on lIiI-
NAS, lack..ulll.
CA Burnham C. McCaffiet "". .. ...."..""... Commanding Officer death designed to replace the wooden have been
Comdr John D. "'"''" _-- ... : t"c\ulhe; : Officer Aboard our modern day car- block which holds open the haps lessened.The .
n... Air J.ihi.BtllU life limb
and .
Real Adm. Osborne B Ilardlicn .. . .... ....,..,....,...... Commander riers, battle conditions ate breech block of the cannon.As tll11N:x\
CpU Howaid V llopklm .. ...;. . .... .............?..Chief of SUtfn primed make every second planes are landed 'aboard Ing Invention won for Chin!

Pjpt. Theodore Hahl ?_.. *t Air \\'Iar ,!-rim-,-,??-.;?-,-, -,, ..Commander count in actual combat. a earlier, a trained team of; --Nolan a letter of commend
Comdr. Frank D, Heyer Chief Staff Officer Now cornea an invention on ordnancemen scramble to disarm lion from ComAliLant, peiaonal '-
Natal Air Ttckilrtl Traliiig C..t.
r D \ld McC.mpbell.r., -,--,.-,- .-,- -,- ,, Commandlna Officer development of a safety device it of its unused 20 mm congratulations ftom
Comdr. NAilnon R. BarUett.__....?...?........__??..,....??_? ? _......Kxecuthe; Officer for disarming 20 mm shell, Valuable time is spenton Comdr, Robert Bruning, Com-

.. Edward S. Low >.t.I l HoiplUlapt. .. .. ...._.rnmmiiming Officer aircraft cannon, allowing: pieclous the job while other aircraft mander Air Group One and.
&. U A. 1\ewton Eiuiu. officer to the personal
-NAITU time to be saved during circle, using valuable fuel, gratitude of each

Capt. John L. Counlban ? ri .-?.??..,.,...?..??.-.-,-,?-- -?...Pomm iMitn Officer l landing operations. land. Much too often handlingof and every man of his, sgnsclvon. .
U o m DEVELOPED by Lars J, live ammo caused casualties

The JAX AIR NEWS U weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station,
JarklOn\Ule. b lorlda, and punted commercially with non-approprlatPd fund -
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEX03 P-35. Rev. -'
tO.l CoplM .re distributed free of charge at the Naval Air station j the -. : J
Naval Air Technical Training Center! Naval Air Reserve Training unit.: Naval.
Air. StaUon Cecil Field and the U. S. Natal I hospital.EditorAndrew ___
Jl. 1'laney
Assistant Editor-Helen Harper; ; Staff Repoi.tera-Got don Robbie, SN!
CJiculaUim-DUtrlbullon Crase SN.Th .
JAX AIR NKNVS:: it a member of the Armed Forces Press Sertlce.AFPS .
material appearing In thla publication may not be reprinted without
the written permission of Armed Forces Pi eta Service. publication of other
matter em-ept by ..,vice publications. It prohibited without permission of CATHOLIC
Edltoilnl l offices located Main Administration Building. Phone extenxloniM84. Sunday, Mass-0800, 0900, 1000-
216 and 8164.Exchanges. St. Edward's Chapel. { R32r, C.F

Provide Necessary Items, Daily-0630.Saturday OO.

Sunday-0630-Mass at Hospital

Cenvenience To Service PersonnelLast Chapel. .

( week the Jax Air News emphasized the abuse of Navy '
1930 Wednesday NATTC -
Exchange privileges by some personnel. This week begins the story Chaplain's Office. I

behind the Exchange, what it is and how it operates.) CHRISTIAN SCIENCE

WHAT IS AN EXCHANGE? 1900-Tuesday-NAT'JC; Chap |
lain's Office.
The l idea of Service exchanges ta not new Special stoiea for

military personnel existed'thousands of years ago in ancient Rome.In PROTESTANT

the American Services, from 1776 on, a variety of civilian-operated 0930-All Saints' Chapel. 'I MORE SAFETY CONTEST WINNERS-Winners of the t'n.
1).stema1l.u.trlf.d. both in the Navy and in the Army None were 1100-All Saints' safe Practices Safety Cartoon contest for Feb. 25, which appeared
,I in the lax Air News, claim their prises. Left to right are Clarence
0915-Naval Hospital Chapel Adler, of Public Works, who claimed second prize of $5.00 in cash;
Then in the 1860's, Aimy officers at a remote western fort 'de- Comdr. John D. Blitch, NAS lax: executive officer, who made the

veloped a cooperative that they called a canteen.. They each put in presentations; Lt. (jg) James Acton, of NAS Communications,
first prize winner who collected $10, and Donald Reynolds, A03.
nome. funds to buy at wholesale some merchandise they needed but
of Fasron Six fourth place winner Reynolds and Ralph Tol. ".
which was not issued. They then resold it to the members at a small)) A03, of VP-18, third place winner, each received free meal chit
profit. The profit went into a general recreation fund to the civilian cafeteria.

The War Department studied the plan and liked It, Then Con MAINSIDK

peas paved the way for a general adoption of the plan by abolishingthe Thursday I Marsh 18 Lcdr Hubbard Gets

civilian post; trader system. Thus the pout exchange was officiallyborn Ma and Pa Kettle I j SAFETYBox
Inactive OrdersLcdr.
July 25, 1895. At Home". .){atjolle Main Score Duly

The Navy had been expel iencing similar difficulties with "bum. Friday, March 19 I Roy K. Hubbard, Fleet

boaters" who fleeced sailors and sold them poor quality merchandiseut Key Largo..Bogart and Bacall Disabling Injuries Through Air Jay, was released this weekto

high prices. The Marines established the first overseas exchangein Saturday, March 2 Tuesday, !March 16 inactive duty after ]16 years of

the Philippines in 1900. The first ship's store afloat) was openedby Canadian Pacific ....Randolph Scott This Month 0 service.R

the Navy in 1010. The mission of these Service stores' then as XATTCEXTKR This Year 3 A native of Bakersfield, CIIIII' ,

now, was basically the same. Their job was to provide items of conveniences Thursday, March IR Days Since Last he began his career in 1938. i loin'
and necessity to service personnel, at reasonable prices, in. ing the naval reserves. In mu!
Torch Song............Joan Crawford Lost-Time Accident 47
pleasant surroundings and to earn some profits for morale programs. Hubbard was called to active dot v.
Friday, March 19
Exchanges: have operated continuously now for a half-century with Ma and Pa KettleAt (Herein each week will 'be After a tour of duty in the Pacific -
r found the Safety Box Score of
that goal. aboard the USS Mugfoitf.
Home .
... .Marjorie Main
In the olden days snuff sabers, horse blankets and similar merchandise "t"rdlMarth t accidents incurred ((DD-389)), and a narrow MCllre

considered necessities were sold. In their place are items Key Largo .Bogart and Bucall among industrial-type\ employed from death when his second ship

like radios, and electric razors and other merchandise, which the HOSPITAL persons at NAS Jax the USS Utah, was sunk at Peari

American standard of living has made necessities today. Harbor, he was commissioned.
Thursday, March ]SOn
To older servicemen ship's service will always be ship's service, our

or PX will always be PX, but today these stores are officially :Merry Way..... James Stewart How Destructive Is The H-Bomb? I

called Exchanges, Army, Navy, Air Force or Marine Corps, as theca Friday, March 19 (

e. may be. The serviceman today finds more uniformity on prices Torch' Song...... .. ..Joan Crawford ,
among exchanges of different branches now that they operate under] ahlrlar.1''h:: 2 On-the-Spot Witness Gives InfoHow

a single unified policy.SEItVICEMEN Ma and Pa Kettle

.1 At Home. ... ... Marjorie Main I much damage can a hy- I tions frbm the point where the hydrogen
: drogen bomb do?
Stateside the average soldier, ait man or sailor spends! about Koljeski Earns The answer-or at least part of ; device exploded.

$22.00 to $25.00 per month in his exchange. This averages less than 1 .it-was revealed by W. SterlingCoe "THIS IS AN area of complete

20 per cent of the average enlisted man's pay. In the states the bal- 'devastation-using the word 'complete'
is available to in the local chairman of the Congres-
ance spend civilian community for rent, POoftheWeekHonors sional in its most precious n1t'an-
entertainment, retail food and Committee on Atomic Energy -
merchandise, transportation, the like ing-six: miles in diameter. The
It is interesting to note that the average enlisted man today ts spend-* At Center speaking at a convention of area of severe-to-moderate damage

Ing a smaller percentage of his pay in exchanges than he was five building material in Chicago.The would stretch in all directions -

years ago. (This. i, the %Irk! fo the N t'Ol hydrogen blast at the Enl- to seven miles from giound
In overseas locations, the amount spent by servicemen and women Air Technical 'Training Center' j wetok Atoll during the 1952 tests, zero."

varies considerably from one overseas area to another, but it almost Petty-Officer-of-the-Week.# ) Mr. Coe revealed, completely ob-

Always is much higher than the amount spent In this country That's "It's a far from literated the test island. lie said the section within A
cry scenesof
because the overseas exchange is usually the only place where Ame1'ltan I- 'Supply Afloat' in actuality, THE BLAST TORE a hole in radius of from seven to ten miles

servicemen and women can buy the many things they require for to the teaching of the same at the floor of the ocean a full mile would suffer light damage. 'In

comfortable living. Overseas exchanges not only help American manufacturers the Aviation Storekeeper School, in diameter and 175: feet deep at other words," said Mr Coe, "an

by introducing American brand products, but, through this Class (A)." So saith the Center's .its lowest point. According to Mr. area of 300 miles would be blan

local buying, they also aid the economy of the lands in which 'they petty-of f icer-of-the-week, Donald Coe, the entire downtown sectionof keted by this one explosion

are located. Kol jeaki,.. Aid_., inatructor._ the city of Chicago could have (AFPS.)
EXCHANGES HELP BUSINESS: Koljeski hasa been placed in that crater.
"If it had Federal Employees Group
In a front. page story in the February 12, 1953 issue of the New tail hookknowledge in a,modern
v York Times, under the headline, "Post Exchanges Aid Other Lands of city, said Mr. Coe, "the heat and Sets Meeting March 22
Hut More Local Buying la Sought," it was noted that,the service exchanges Supply Afloatfirsthand lute generated would cause abso- The National Federation of Fed

in France employed 1,200 French civilians and had pent destruction over an area extending 1116,
three eral Employees, Local No.
$5,000,000 in France buying merchandise for exchanges. In Germany, dlw: commencing miles in all dire<:-
regular will-be
total of $16,000,000 wa spent on local merchandise,' and $20,000 with duty in orful stories of which meeting

000 to pay German ales help. About 110,000,000 WM spent i* Great Air Group 4 into instruction which are is mixed evening, March 22, at 2000,

Britain. A considerable sum is also spent in Japan. Naturally! these aboard the USS difficult to put across. usually at the DAV Hall, 16 E. Duval St.,

turns represent exchange procurement and, M filch, coat the American Roosevelt! and While Jacksonville.
on duty in Air
taxpayer nothing Koljeski Midway. One he was transferred to Group Parking space will be availaBU.
(Next week: What Exchange: Offer, Who Pay for Xathanges: This duty took him on a coupleof I Six thence to NATTC nt..., June All members are uJ'e4J0 attend l
and Where do the Profits Go?) Mediterranean cruises, the col- 1M2.
and bring a visitor.I .

18 March 1954 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

Rear Admiral Murray A Tour Ot AO School Will Show

New Inspector General/ Aircraft R rr-- 1 f
I I'

assume Rear Adm.duties Stuart as Navy Murray Inspector, will What Happens To Discarded ? /fJIDIITJ// ;

General Presently Commander
Hawaiian Sea Frontier and Commandant Have you ever thought !

14th Naval District, he what happens to Navy air- \\\1 Arm.d Fore* frtii ServIce) ,

will succeed Rear Adm J. Cary craft that are crashed and The House has iinnnlmoudr approved
and sent to the Senate
Jones, who will retire. surveyed? Just tour Aviation
bill which would grant Service
Ordnance School, Phase IV academy opportunities to sons of

( and VIII. There you will see t s' servicemen killed in action In WWI

DATA Ie P parts of many scrapped air WW II, Korea or who shall die

( FROM \ I* craft still in use. S tT1 as a result of wounds suffered, in

Reference is made to the case any of these conflicts
The next quarterly e'Caminatlontor : .
history of two P2V type aircraft
advancement to Pay Grade which Senator Runtrt R. Maybank
apparently were tired, burn.
E-3 is scheduled to be conductedon ed crashed or had broken backs. .(D-S.C.) and Edward Martin (R.
April 13 at 0800 in the NAS After Pa.) have introduced Jointly a
many days patlen vigil
Mesa HalL The exams, which have while wheels of the aircraft sur. bill providing for, an additional
recently been revised to include board turned assistant secretary of defense for
vey it was deemed
the material contained in the latest nil reserve' affairs.
economical to scratch subject ..
publications, will consist of 100 .
planes from the duties of flying.
questions of the multiple choice The lacy has announced that
type. The subject matter will be this month will see the end of ;
Then begun the mad scramble of
evenly divided between military separate recruitment of stewards.
work both on the of
paper part
and professional subjects.On Under the new plan an applicantwill
the board and the people
the military aide, the questions survey be enlisted only as a seaman
- interested in parts for replace
will cover the material contained recruit. He will have the opportunity ,
mint and training When the flurry
in the Bluejackets Manuel, to apply for service In any
of work subsided, the
14th Edition and the paper .nel0 l/ of the
pertinent Navy's specialty group,
parts of the New General Training parts relocated separately this is USE FOR OLD PLANES-NATTCentcr's Aviation Ordnance including stewards, at the end of .
Course for Petty Officers, what happened to the ones requi- School utllizies tired aircraft parts to good advantange. Jack Ham. recruit training.
sitioned by the AO School of the ilton, AOC, Instructor, points to the drive unit exposed to view .
NavPers 10055. The latter text
Center.To for Instructional: purposes. Originally part of a combat plane, this
has just been distributed to the tail turret, with Hamilton as technical advisor, will be featured Comilr. Charles Itmxllfr, leaderof
various divisions and all candi- Phase' IV went the parts In an Instructional film. the U. S. Navy Rand, has been

dates are urged to obtain a copy commonly found in the turret an Aero HA, end in addition an nance School received the bow of elected president of the American
phase in the form of two Aero
for study. Upper Deck Turret. This time the this plane and adapted it for use Bandmasters Aa-jn. The election
The Guide contained 11A Tail Turrets and Martin Up- was held l at West Point.
Study on job was to repair damage causedin in loading procedure operationand Comdr.
pages (X) to (XXII) of this publication per Deck Turret To Phase VIII handling, and adapt the turret maintenance of P2V 20 mm Brendler Is the first Navy officer

l indicates the practical went the Bow consisting i of the for portable, caster mounting, Bow-guns. to attain the rank of commanderin

factors\ and examination subjects six 20 mm guns which would permit it to be moved Add up the cost of these items the field of music lie was

to bp covered, and the sources of When James C, Massey, AOC, from room to room. and the. savings in tax dollars- awarded this distinction on July "

study material covering such sub of the Turret Phase, received the e It's over $90,000. Not bad for surveyed 17, 1953, by President Eisenhower<

jects. Questions on Professional scrap parts he, together with Phase VIII of the Aviation Old- salvage! 0 .
subjects. will be based.on the material Paul ,$. Drummond, AO1, beganthe The escort aircraft carrier USS

contained in the applicable task of rebuilding an Aero Sitkoh Bay is slated for deactiva*

Navy Training Course for the par- HA turret which was badly bent Service insurance Plan Protects tion and assignment to the' Pacific

ticular rate.Candhlatel. and charred beyond recognition. Reserve Fleet. Military Sea Trans

are advised that this Sometime later they came up witha portation Service had operated ;i

will not be an easy examination, cutaway, of different colored Dependents Via Steady Income the vessel to transport military

and that only those who make a parts, that later received recognition aircraft to the Far East The
conscientious study of the mate- in a training film of the Aero (This to the first tn a 8t'rka of three. artklft explaining the bene withdrawal of the Sitkoh Bay

rial indicated can expect to be HA. fits( of the 8ervteetM Annuity Plan,) leaves MSTS with four escort
Washington (AiTS) -Members of the Armed Forces and reserve
_ successful. Each candidate is carriers for world-wide operation.
units on active duty or in a retired status now can obtain a Service S S I
warned that "It's up to you. "What was" tnt we cut out and
insurance plan which will provide a steady Income for their depend
The .
luckily, what we cut out exposed MuHue- Corps has appointed
retirement and death.
ents after
mostly parts that needed stressing a new Director'of Information .
Standards Up in instruction" explained The insurance plan-popularly Since the issue Is of importanceto He Is Brig Gen. Joseph

Chief 'Massey. The effort meanta I known as the Serviceman's Annu- anyone who intends to draw C. Burger, former assistant Commander *

For Marines distinct saving In the purchase! ity Plan-became effective Nov retirement pay from the Services, of the 1st Marine Div. in

of training aids. I 1, 1953, and Is open to all members AFPS has obtained a list of the Korea He succeeds Col. Raymond

Re-enlisting When a similar *plan ws of the Army, Navy, Air most asked questions and answersas F. Crist, Jr., who now resumes

scratched due to a broken back, I Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard provided by the Army's Troop his duties as assistant director
I and their Reserves, the National .
XlTPS the turret received
Wellington ( ) Stan- phase again Information and Education Divi
Guard, the' Coast and Geodetic Mon, The! Integrated Navy supply
dards for reenlistment in the Marine /:
Corps are being raised. Meeting March 21-25: Survey and the Public Health system, established by the late

Commanding officers have been On Option Act Service. Members may be of any 1))-What U \\\e/. \ Serviceman'sAnnuity Navy Secretary, James 1-. For
Instructed to screen all'EM slated rank-commissioned or enlisted. Plan? vestal; has allowed the Navy to

for separation on or after May 1, A representative from BuPers Many servicemen will have to A-It is a plan which allowsa use approximately five billion

1954, approximately three months will be on hand, March 24 and I apply before April 30, 1954, to be member of the uniformed Services dollars more in supply material.

before their scheduled dates of 25 at Mainslde Auditorium to ex- eligible. to give up voluntarily and than it has procured from. Indus.

separation. The CO's will deter- plain the Uniform Contingency S e under certain conditions a part of I try during the last seven years.

mine if the EM meet the USMC Option Act. .. The Idea behind the plan !Is to his monthly retired pay in orderto The system allows for a more efficient .

reenlistment standards. The meeting March 24 will be permit a retired serviceman to provide a steady Income-an use of WW II accumulated

Thosewho are not eligiblefor held at 1330.1630 and on March provide for his dependents after annuityfor certain dependentsafter stocks. In addition, the Navy' lips

ie-l"'nUHtnu"ut' are EM who 25 at 09301200. his
fall to maintain an average It is strongly urged that per centage of his retirement pay. billion dollars in cash to the Federal .

proficiency marking of five or sonnel with 18 years of servicefor This will assure that his dependents S e treasury .

better, andean average conduct pay purposes by April 30, attend are hot left without financial 2)-Who) will benefit If I Join .

marking four or better this meeting. support. the plan TAYou Navy To Ask

CO's will use their discretionin ".'....,-, r+ can arrange for payments -
in the ''. to continue in the event
judging men following '''',; ': Y
categories who, as a general rule, ''; you retire before your death. 30 Vessels

do not measure: up to USMC '.'. .,': They can go to:
minimum standards Your wife or husband at. the
: f ij1' ...., Duringf55
1))-Those with a record of threeor j.I' 1 'j t" ., ;" :.I,.;'..,.,. time of your death, if that person

more non-judicial punishments .. .". t is your lawful widow or widower The Navy Is asking for 30 new
and/or two-or more courts ;',. ." i when you die
'" ships during the fiscal year 1953: : ,
., '.. f
martial or combination thereof. ... '.'. :.:..... '. ... Your children (including stepchildren it has been repotted.A .
2))Those who have not dem- .'...... ..;' .. and adopted children) if breakdown of the Navy's new
.. .
onstrated leadership qualities -4u14A ...,...,...... ... ..' they are living, under 18 years old ship construction plans Includes a
necessary for further advancement .. and not married at the time of fourth Forrestal-clasa aircraft carrier

in the Corps. :, /} ., ... your retirement. (You also can five destroyers, three Hub
:3))-Those who have given provide for children 18 if marines ten
:. .,'. >.1..,. ,' '. over amphibious warfare
evidence of possessing undesirable : they cannot support themselves vessels, three mine warfare vessels .
habits or traits of character ; ,. because of some physical or men and eight patrol vessela:
similar to, but to a lesser degree,j j3 ; tal defect that began prior to In addition to the shipbuilding

than those set forth in Par. 10277- '.'. 'I : ; ,their 18th birthday.) program, the Navy is requestingfunds
; : ,; ;
; ,
2 and d., Marine Corps { You cannot
a., c., arrange for pay for a conversion
.., ." program
Manual. ; ments to other persons such as during fiscal 1955: which include

The instruction (USMC General ,. parents, relatives besides your modernizing two Midway class

Order 145)) applies as well to wife and children, friends, or carriers, a submarine and eleven

requests for retention on active' children born or adopted after patrol craft

duty, for integration, for extension FREE X.RAYS-SuppI1-Fiscal department employee Patrick you retire. If you have no dependents 4 I > V
Antonelli, is placed Into position by Thomas Ferguson, IIMC for
of enlistment, and for early now, but think ;you may
his free chest examination at the NAS Infirmary All civilians are Why Not TryGJRGABOAM _
discharge for the purpose of immediate have when ;you retire, ;you can 0'
required annually to have chest X-rays, the approved method of
re-enlistment. detecting tuberculosis. X-raying of employees began last week. join under a special arrangement. ?

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Page -JAX AIR NEWS 18 March 1954
6 -
VF-34 Pilot In Hurricane .

2,000th Landing s .'\ 1..\J:, 18 From VW4 Earn MembershipIn

Aboard Hornet J l Exclusive Century Club '

Membership In the exclusive) Century Club has been hiked with
When Ens. Edward J. Fisherof
the addition of eighteen hew members.
VF-34 brought his F2H-2
Eight pilots and ten crewmenof I. Lucas Dachs, squadron skipper
Banshee safely aboard the USS the Hurricane Hunters of Weather I
Lcdr. Roland Westover; Lt. James
Hornet he recorded the 2,000th r Squadron Four were awarded TenBrink; Ltjg( ) Downing Jew

landing made on that carrier certificates of membership In the ell; LtJg( ), Wesley Stay; EnsignsLee
,since recommlssionlng last Oc- Century Club last Friday. Kelly and William Marsh;

tober. rrr Awards: are given to pilots and Charles Swisher, ADC; Wilson

On hand to congratulate the M crew members who have encountered Crone,- ALC; Robert Brennan,

Fleet Air Jacksonville pilot hurricane winds of one hun ADl;' Stewart Homewood, AH;

,and present him and his plane dred knots or more. To encounter William Churchwell: A01; Robert

captain I Alvin KUnlewski, these devastating winds, planes Wilson, OA1; Raymond Baumann,
AMAN, with an appropriately must enter near the "eye" of a HM2; Andrew Jones, PI 12; HenryS

lettered cake to commemorate hurricane at about 200 feet from eck, ,PH 2, and William Leo-

the occasion was the ship's the water surface, from where the perance, AOAN.
executive officer, Comdr. William NOW IN CENTURY CLUB-These men, of Weather Squadron velocity can be estimated.The .
F. Cringle. 4, are the newest members of the Century Club. In order to quail dub originated with VI'- .Center Man\ To OCS
must encounter winds of 100 knots Front
fy, men or more. row,
Lcdr. Frank II. O'Brien, VF- kneeling: are ( left to right) Robert Brennan, ADI; William Les- 23 at Miami in 1031.; Since VW- Officer Candidate School, New

34 skipper, took his men perance, AOAN; Comdr. Lukas Dachs, commanding officer; ,WillIam 4: wan commissioned In March port, R. I., will receive another
aboard the Hornet last Janu- Churchwell, AOI; Stewart Homewood, ALL Back row, Lcdr. 1952, some 102 hate been Initiated Technical
'Lt. ( Jewell Miles McKee Naval Air Training Cen-
Roland Westover; jg) Downing ; Ensign ; *
for two-month the fold.
ary a rigorous Charles Swisher, ADC; Ensign William Marsh; Lt. James Ten- ter man. William P. Welborn, AEC,
training program. Brink, and Wilson Crone, ALC. New members Include: Comdr. left Monday for a 16-week course.

Upon completion he will be com-

VC-62. Fasion 109 VA-45, FAW-11 Fasion Six i VP-18 Report missioned Ensign.

I "Answer Me My Love." ,A $100

Scouting Jacksonville i Area Squadrons I, be bond awarded plus a to TV the appearance winner. will

Native West Virginian, James

YO-63 chosen as the "Man of the Month"at answer, all hands are invited to added to the shoulders of Lt. Edmund E.: Taylor, ADI, has been selected
Dining the past week seven men Fasron 109. A native of Pon- attend the Softball game and beer J. Murzlc, air Intelligence "White Hat of the Week" for his

reported for duty: Billy, R. Reeves, totoc, Miss., he attended North bust to be held this Friday im- officer, now a Lcdr. diligent performance in Instrument -

ATAN; Charles E. Clark, Jr., West Junior College and Missis- mediately after securing.The Maurice Kessinger, QMC, In Flight Training Unit.

ADEAN; R 0 s 81 1 U' J. Stater, sipppl State. While attending the leathercraft team of George charge of FAW-11 donations to From Frankfort, W. Va., Tay-
Lorraine D. Hahn ADE-
; latter he majored in Education Naill, AD1, and Walter Beaure- the ,Navy Carnival, so far has lor moved at the age of five with

AA nil ; Richard from L. Young NATTC, ADEAA:Memphis and Agriculture. As principal of gard, A01, were presented a blue signed up eight men in this ef his family to Greenbank, W. Va.,
reported Springfield Grammer and later of ribbon of merit award in the l'e- fort. For each book of donations where he graduated from Green-
and William E. Fields, HN, Grammer Schools In Mississippi bank in '42. Ho enlisted in
Troy cent hobby show. he gets rid of, a man will earn High
who from NAS Jax.
reported he gained valuable experience I During a recent tour In Korea, half a working day off. the Navy in 1942. After receiving
Farewells were said to Myron that ho now uses in the train : training at AMMA) School, at
aboard the USS Lake Champlain, Five staff officers flew to NAS
Klayman, PHGAN, transferred to ing department of the squadron. NAS Jax, and AFG School, at San
their leathercraft won prizes in Coco Solo, Panama, Monday, to
NAS Columbus, Ohio, and Charles Robert G. Hudson, AK2, has re Pedro, Calif., he served the remainder
the leathercraft division of the conduct a week long operational
R. Licht, PHCA, transferred to ported aboard from VF-34 and Joseph of WW II in the Gilbert,
ship-wide hobby show. readiness Inspection of VP-45, a
the Photo Interpretation Center, F. Dickmann, DT1, has been S aFAW11 .* FAW-11 squadron. Marshall, and Marianas Islands.In .
Washington. Robin J, Plummer alto transferred to the USS Lake Sept. 1954, he was sent to class
Staff a
left on discharge. Champlain. (B) Instrument School at Chicago -
Most recent arrival to the staff, Fasron Six
After twelve years of service a and has since served tours of
George F. Greer, SK1, reported Talented vocalist, Nick E. Car '
Adam F. Feller, AMI, ie-enlisted VA-45: duty at NAS Norfolk, NAS Jax, _
for duty from. ubcha.ser (PC 580)) son, AM2, will be competing In
for six years Thing look a little blighter in. VF-174, and reported hero in July
.. at Key West. the WOBS Talent Search finals
Lt. William J. Bobek and his the VA-45 Blackbirds ready room. of last year.
I Kenneth C. Mollhan, SA, receives tomorrow night at the Crystal
wife became for the after its new face lifting. New YN2
parents L. Sellards
Loy, his discharge tomorrow. He Lounge in Lakewood. The 1 local 1 Harry recently -
second time, March 12. Daughter safety, survival, and maintenance returned to the squadron after
has spent a year with FAW11.A crooner won the semi-final last
Bernadette Marie, weighed seven boards adorn the wall, along witha gleaming new strip has been week singing "Blue Moon," and being TAD to Yeoman Class (B)
I pounds 15 ounces. completely revamped magazine School, Norfolk, Va. Sellards, who
.. ... ,
.a rack containing the latest in per- > a+YpDxq ?*yy.KN; pr:;wyp unMwevat tta.w awvn.w graduated sixth in his class, has

Fanron 109 tinent news of the Navy.A resumed duties in the Administration

.),)11 II. Waldrop, AN, has been farewell party was held for t t ? Office.

Comdr. John R. Sweeney, former The Welcome Mat was dusted

Armed Forces Strength CVG-4 commanding officer. A off for three men from NATTC
gift was presented to him from Memphis. "J" "C" Roy Laughead,

Totals 3,380,617 the four squadrons. Comdr. ATAN; Harry R. Emerson, ADE-

The Defense Department has Sweeney will report to ComAlr- AN, and Mark W. Kingham, AD

placed the total strength of the I Lant. aU S a EAA.

Armed Forces on Jan. 31 at Reporting board this week a *

3,380,617. This represents a de- were: LtJg( ) William Scott, from \'!'-18

cline of 22,169 from the December All Weather Flight School; En- 'w <{ k Comdr. W. II. Itiith, skipper of
strength of 3,402,786. sign Donald Hughes, from CNA { .rA VP-18 wishes to extend his per-

Recruitment, induction and re- VANTRA; Robert Shiflet, ATAN, sonal congratulations to each of
enlistment for all services during NATTC Memphis; Donald Varney, the members of the squadron's

January was estimated at AT3, Patuxent River, Md.Vil; -' basketball and bowling teams,

81,704.A Ham Baker, AOAN, NATTC .tax; each of the respective teams win-

breakdown of the strength Edward Etluka, AT3, Patuxe.nt ning the station and mainslde intramural -
of the services as of Jan 31, I River, Md.; Frank Manfred I laurels.

1954 shows: YNSN, USS Salerno Bay (CVE- Bowling team members are:

Army-1,459,932. 110)), and William Meek, AD3, Carl Edolo, ATAN; Jim Bolin,

Navy-761,385. Pensacola. SIMILARITY IN MONICKERS-The Campbells and the Wells AD1; Edward Cuneo, A03; Richard
Air Foice-918,670. The all hands party was a huge get together. The two pair of officers, In addition to belonging: to Knudsen, AMAN, and William"
Marine the same unit, also share the same rank, and the same names. Left .
Corps-240,630. success. The question in mind is:
Beverage, ADAN. The undefeated
to right are, Lt. Bradford Wells Lcdr. William Campbell Lt. John
when will another be held? In Wells, and Lcdr. Azell Campbell, all of Fleet Air Wing Eleven. basketball team, led by EnsignHal

Former Kuhn, mainsido scoring cham- I

Leaves VC-62 Flying PostA Tiger I Campbell And Wells Inspect Campbell And WellsWhen I pion Kenneth, and Bluemner Ensign James, ATAN Robinson; Her; i I

former Flying Tiger Comdr. bert Henderson ATAN Joe Hei-
Gene E. Baxley, yeoman THE STAFF/ OF FAW-11 car- ceived his wings in 1944. Both are ;
Noel R. Bacon, last week surrendered with Fleet Air Wing 11, saw that ries a Lcdr. William C. Campbell married and have children. : rea, AE1; Alan Lutrin, AEAN:

his post as commanding officer two Lcdr. Campbells and two Lt. and a Lt. Bradford Wells on its As for Lcdr. Campbell and Lcdr. Spencer MacDonald, PN2; Donald
of VC-62 to Comdr. W. Don Schmidt, AT3; Klrt Doersch, PN-
Wells were listed on the opera- books. Campbell: Each was commissionedan
ald Dletz. tional readiness inspection sched- As It it weren't enough to bear Ensign in 1943, ,and both are 2; John Harder, ADAN; James

Comdr. Bacon left the USS ule, he scratched his head In sur- the same/: name, serve in the same Naval aviators. Furthermore, they Wagner, AN; Wayne Lacy, AM2,
Ranger in July of 1911 to Join prise. air wing; and carry the same have two children each-a boy and Jack 'Amantla, AMSAN.

the Flying Tigers in China. The It's a big enough coincidence rank, the two Lt. Wells' were born and a girl. Both were born in the Reporting aboard for duty with

following June he rejoined the when from among 65 officers as- just 60 miles and one year apartin same month-June, and each join- VP-18 this week are: Lcdr. William

Navy at Lee Field, Green Cove signed to the same naval unit a towns in Massachusetts.: FAW- ed FA W-11" In the same month- R. Morey, Lt. Homer W.

I Springs, Fla. He will leave for person can find two-not Just one 11's Lt. Wells In fact, spent several Sept. (although a year apart). Lewis Ensign Lloyd C. Cassidy,
Washington, D. C. for duty In the -but two pairs of officers with childhood years in Newton, Yeoman Baxley discovered the and Ensign Marvin L. Jeffrie:

Photo Division' of BuAer. the same last name and the same Mass, the home town of VP-16's double name pairings when he William P. Shurtliff, AMC; Harry

Comdr. Dietz reported aboard rank. Lt. Wells. FAW-11's Lt. Wells, 30 noted that Lcdr. Campbell and Lt. B. Vahlkamp, AN.

k from Photo School, NAS, Pensa- VP-16, one of FAW ll's five years old, Is a year older than Wells of VP-16 were going to be The squadron held an nil hands

I' cola, Fla. He has qualified in Jax based squadrons, lists a Lcdr. VP-16's Lt. Wells. inspected by Lcdr. Campbell and party on March 12. Dinner was

32 different types: of naval aircinft Azell A. Campbell and a Lt. John BOTH LT. WELLS' are commissioned Lt. Well, FAW-11 staff ob!:eiver served buffet style and a dance

I B. Wells on its roster I aviators and each re followed .


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18 March 1954 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

I Bell Telephone

'Appoints New

SALTY HUMOR FROM Camp ManagerJohn ,

HERE AND THEREMama P. Leman, customer service

for the Southern Bell
owl and papa owl fell
J$ Telephone and Telegraph Company
into a conversation. "I tell you,
has been appointed camp
I'm worried about Junior, mama
manager here at the Naval Air
owl declared.
4 Station.
"What's. the matter?" asked '
Ho succeeds James T. ,

I owl. who has been appointed supervising

I "Well," said mama owl, "he :-4 customer service engineer' at

i doesn't seem to 'give a hoot aboutanything Ft Lamlerdale. Steed had been ,

I ." h ,i camp! manager since the Tele "Now how are you going to clean ..
I 4 phone Center wan opened In BuildIng out the footprints?'"

i, Gas station attendant! (pointing: ,ft' 517 at NATTCenter in May,
to choke lever) : "You say your tC' 1952. #

car uses too much gasoline? Do Leman pointed out that since Former ComForJaxUefs / .... "'

you know what this Is for?" ....--"'-..., ..' ..._"""' .. ,- the Telephone Center opened, New' Command

Woman (airly) : "Oh, that! I Scout Troop 131 SCOUTS HONORED-Horace there have been more than 66,675 Vice,Adm. John. H. Cassady, ;
Williamson scout executive of calls placed with the five operators
it I it
never use no keep pulledout Commander of Ute Sixth FleetIn
the north
Florida council presents who work at the Navy owned
to hang my handbag on." Given Charter first class awards to the Mediterranean, has been
Southern Bell
S ; scouts (left to right) Leroy building. named to command the U S.
Held, Tony Schoder and Jack lounge and provides the tele- .
Naval Forces in the Eastern
Three elderly sisters, famousfor 1 16 Receive AwardSixteen Mann. Presentations were made phone facilities. Last year's' calls
their charities, were left $300 during the court of honor and totaled 34,215. Calls last month Atlantic and Mediterranean.
by a local citizen who passed members of NAS Boy charter presentation held recently totaled 2,275. Ho relieves Vice Adm. Jer-

away. One Immediately sent her Scout Troop 131 received awards Troop NAS Boy. Scout ...--- auld Wright, who will take

$100 to the Red Cross. The sec- at a Court of Honor and Chapter over as Supreme Allied Com
ond sister sent $50 to the Marchof Presentation held recently. Anyone interested in Probe Fraudulent mander, Atlantic. Vice Adm. x;
helping in this program can contact Thomns Combs, commander of
Dimes and $50 to the Cancer Eleven of the scouts advancedin

Fund. The third sister, however, lank, while nine received a tot Ensign Bell. .at. 8497. Dependent Claims the Second ,Fleet will succeed
met a shabbily dressed man on the al of 29 merit badges for achie\e- Cassady.

street. Impulsively she pressedthe ments (in various scouting skills. Photo ChiefCommended By Personnel I Admiral Commander Cassady Fleet was at Air onetime 1

$100 Into his thin, tremblinghand Advanced in rank were Frank i I '
smiled warmly and whis- Alters, Mike Field, Boots Looneyand Defrauding the government Jacksonville. \ ,
pered:' "Godspeed." Kent McIIenry to Tenderfoot; through false dependency claims

The next day the shabbily David Johnson, to Second Class A letter of commendation was Is a serious offense which will be Traffic Violations 'A
investigated by all branches of the
dressed man knocked at the doorof Scout; Jack Mann, Leroy Field presented to ){. Lloyd Riley, Jr., Armed Services. .

the sisters' house. "Do you and Tony Schoder to First Class PIIC, by, Cnpt. David McCampbell, In
Beginning January, prelim. Number 140 In
want to see me?" asked the third Scout; Gary Alcorn to Star Scout commanding officer of,NATTCen- !nary investigations will be held
sister. and Harold and Warner Looneyto ter prior to Riley's departure this
in the same order as those the
"Yeah, lady," said the man."Here's Life Scout. week for sea duty. Army used In a survey which disclosed 28-Day PeriodThere
ICecehlng merit badge* were Chief Riley, who has been the
$800. Godspeed that 32 of Its
your came percent TypeQ
Garry Alcorn, Patrick Oirkwon, chief In charge of the Photo La- have been 140 traffic \io- :
in first and paid seven to one. allotments to parents were
J.roy Field, Mike Hiibhanl, Royal boratory, part of Phase Two of lations aboard the Naval Air Station "'"J

Largo, Harold and Warner Airman Preparatory School, was illegal. for the 28 day period from I
Representative Short (R., Mo.)
An inqulsitve neighbor was unable Loonpy, Karl Pearson and Buddy detached this week to report to Fob. 12 to March 12. ,
of the House Armed Services
to hide her curiosity any Tnltohell. the carrier USS Intrepid.The The most severe punishment 11
Committee Is reported to have Insisted -
longer. One afternoon she approached The charter presentation was nlnc-staiied battle veteianof I meted out was permanent restriction .
on a service-wide Investigation -
the pregnant woman made by Mr. L. N. Dickey, Neigh- World< War II was awarded the! because of the frauds dis for not having a station 1'1

next door to her and said, "Are borhood Commissioner and accepted commendation for his outstanding, covered by the Army. sticker. i

you going to have a baby?" by Capt. Burnham C. McCaf- work as Laboratory chief for the I Leading the list of offenders I

Smiling sweetly, the lady any free, NAS commanding officer. last three years here. The new New Commander For were 49 cases of personnel who j'

swered, "Oh no, I'm carrying this Members of the Court of Honor photographic shop*in Building 524 were improperly parked, followed
one for a friendt" present at the meeting were Capt. was constructed from his plans Air Group One by 25 who failed to stop for stop

.. Burnham C. McCaffrce; Capt. and Is modern in every respect.In Command of Carrier I Air' signs. Twenty-four Incidents of

5 Students Cited Richard L. Mann; Capt. :Martell addition to his work in Phase Group One was relinquished by speeding were recorded, 10 cases "

H. Twitchell; Comdr. William B. Two, Chief Riley also' supervised Comdr. Robert Bnming to Comdr. involving cars without stickers, I

Matney; Comdr. Carlton B. Star- I photographic work for Training Russell Trudeau last Thursday. > seven for faulty equipment, and ,,' I
For High MarksAt kes; Mr. Horace Williamson, Facilities, Service Information of Comdr. Trudeau has been com 25 for miscellaneous offenses. I

Scout Executive for the North fice and Security. manding officer of VF-14 and will 1. For these offenses 56 auto" '.
Center SchoolsThree Florida Council, and Mr. Robert assume the new role until relieved were restricted, 47 received suspended

Creamer, Muskogee District Scout Little ]Known Facts by Comdr. William Morton. sentences, 22 received I
Marines and two sailors Executive. Saluting the quarterdeck was Comdr. Thudeau will then resume warnings, 10 cases were dismissedand

took honors among graduates of Scout troop 131 meets at 1700 started by Roman sailors who command of VF-14. two cases referred to commanding -

Naval Air Technical Training Center in Building 612 every Wednesdaywith thought gods lived in that partof Comdr. Brunlng will report to officers for further Ac-

Schools last week. Ensign John L. Bell, Jr., as the ship. ComFalrJax as training officer. tion. -...SPatriotic

Pfc. William F. Marr topped a "Wince" At First .

class School of, with 31 at an Aviation average_ Ordnance of 8900. I Waves Take Machine Gun Firing in Stride Contest PrizeToArulyMajor Essay'

A native of Rowley, Mass., Pfc.
Marr will now attend Instructors Cordite and gunsmoke replace teed through the actual firing Waves a week are processed in

Training i Aviation Ordnance the Gunnery Phase of Airman
and powder for Wavesas steps. I
School. An average of about seven Preparatory School. Major Thomas H. Palmer, Sig-

The they take part in Gunnery .. ... nal Corps Pictorial Center, Long
highest standing at Avia- Training in Airman Preparatory > Island, N. Y., is the winner of the I

tion Storekeepers School was earn- School at the Naval Air J JI $1,000 first prize and George. 1

ed by Pfc. Rudolph N. Bowman, Technical Training Center hel e. Washington Honor Medal in its
contest for members of the Armed 1
average of 82.00 was the .
Part of the 14-week coursein
Forces, Freedoms Foundation has
best in a class of 13. _
fundamentals .
Naval Aviation on announced.
I l. ,:::. N", :
A resident of Berwyn, Pa., anda offered Marines and Waves The letter written by Major :

graduate of -East- bas Palmer was selected as the beat
Tredyfferin; here, the students are given ,
town High School, Pfc. Bowman'snext I ic principles of ordnance to assist among more than 7,000 entered in
the special awards category for
of the
duty station will be the Ma- them in choosing i. Armed Forces personnel on tho
aviation ratings.
line Corps Air Station, Cherry many subject "What America Means to
Point, N. C. The Waves take the .CO caliber }.. Me."

At Airman Preparatory School, machine gun training in Twenty other servicemen were

Pfc. John R. Olsom headed a class stride, starting with classroom recipients of $100 second place

of 127 ,with the highest average theory and applying their know awards\ and the George Washington

: wince last November, 94.18. ledge to practical firing in the act Honor Medal. In addition, 20
final steps of their instruction. received
: more military personnel
Robert A. Perison, AE1, was ..,. ,
of qual the George Washington Honor
named honor student at AE (B) Under the supervision ""
ser- pta *, Medal for their letters. "
Corps gunnery -L
School. lie entered the Naval Ser- ified Marine
vice in September 1945, and has geants, the Navy women are ." ,. The winners included 34 Army
haw to break out am- men, one Navy man, two from the I
served aboard the USS Oriskanyand taught ,
belt their own practice Air Force and four }.[arlnes.
wit VC-O, Atsugi, Japan. munition; '
rounds; receive instructionsin I FIRST BURST-Pauline Agnew SA, winces as he is startled The lone Navy winner was '
Honor graduate at. AE (A) precautions; then pro- I by the first burst from the heavy .50 caliber machine gun. It's part Nicholas Harrington, PN3, Com- ",
School was James H. Abraham, safety I of the gunnery phase in Airman Preparatory School After the
AEAN, who entered the Naval fl' 'I surprise of the first burst, she nonchalantly squeezed off the rest DatCruLant Rep., Norfolk, who
Can You Girgaboam? I of the rounds of ammo. won a second place award.r .
Service in April 1953.

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Tris Speaker Due AtBoys' Station Boxers

Sixth Naval
i iM

Baseball CampOne District MeetA

of the first members of baseball's Hall of Fame, Tris 15-man squad will represent
Speaker, is expected to be on hand for the third session of Jax Navy in the Sixth Naval District
the sixth annual Jacksonville-Navy Baseball Training t Championships at Green Cove

Camp Saturday morning: at Mason Field. Springs March 29, 30, and 31.

Speaker time major league Coach Bob Perkins has
one. a strong
will be t
Hitting stressed this
great, who compiled a lfietime week for the first time, in addi ; squad in all divisions, except fly-
batting average of .344' while tion to furthering defensive workat weight, with boxers coming up
from squadrons, NAS and NATT-
playing for the Boston Red Sox the various positions.Last L
Center in about equal numbers.No .
and Cleveland Indians, will be week's participants were : :: places on the team are cinched!
making his third straight appearance divided into nine groups of ap as yet, the Navy mentor. pointedout.
at the camp.It proximately 25 each, thus allowing 4'.i's ,4 a.A i% .
was also revealed by camp each youngster a chancefor
Jax Navy will be up against
officials that players from the individual Instruction.
tough competition in the District
Toledo Sox of the American As- The camp runs three more Sat .' ":!!'1.. ;} 7.J.wif.t7l(. J..l ) if2.\-/i7.#!"' W: Championships, both from Pensa-
sociation and Atlanta CrackersOf urdays with the final week's
activity "WATCH THAT FOOT"-Instructor Jim Coughlin, Jax Navy cola and from Green Cove. The
the Southern Assaciation were consisting of an all-star I I first sacker, teaches 13-year-old Ramon Lopez the proper way of Gosling and Bullets have com-
expected to appear Saturday. game with lineups composed of covering the first base bag during the second session; of the Jack- peted against Jax in the Florida
Both clubs in Jacksonville sonville-Navy Boys' Baseball Training Camp. Some 200 youngsters
are training those boys showing the most Interest -
AAU and the Golden Cloven
I were on hand. The third meeting is carded for Mason Field '
during 1 the preceding Saturday morning.Fliers Championships
The treat Speaker, who spent weeks. Hell Entered

2? years in the big time, is With a great ,baseball person- Two heavyweight championswill

taking: time out from his duties ality like Tris Speaker, and up- Drop Three Tilts; be in action for Jax. Roy
with the Cleveland Indians'
and-coming members of
top. Jefferson from NAS, who won the
minor league farm camp at rated minor league teams on AAU and Golden Gloves titles

Daytona Beach hand, enthusiasm among the "pu. Quantico here in the Open Division, will be
It is again expected that approximately pils" this week is expected to top MondayDropping entered. Also Archie Bell, from ,

200 youngsters, aged that; of previous sessions. NAS, BOQ, Novice "A" heavyweight
12 and 13, will be present at Sat- : three ,out of four tilts over the weekend, the champion, will compete.

urday's session. Jax Navy base- Jax Navy baseball squad enjoyed a week's rest prior to reopening Coach Perkins has double or
bailers will be on hand to assist Center Softball I the season Sunday afternoon at Raiford.Still triple: strength In three other

Speaker and the. Toledo and Atlanta Starts April SAn ,in the weeding out process,
wfth Harold
error and Sam Travis's home run. events Selsor, of
representatives with tutor head coach Frank and
ambitious 14-team program McCaffrey
NATTCenter and Willie Thomas
ing of the youngsters. is assistants Bill Rice and Jim Car- Camp Lejeune, behind the effective -
planned by NATTCenter ,
four-hit of Charlie VW-4, 156 pounds; Abe McIntosh,
Special Services for the Intramural michael looked over an assort twirling
VP-5 and Dick of AO
Chronopulos and Jim Rooth, hand- ,. Campbell,
Tennis OpenerSet softball league this ment of pitchers during the week-
cuffed the Fliers, 9.2, Sunday and School, both 139 pounds, and Billy
season' Play Is scheduled to end struggles with nine different
Cox VP-18 VP-5! and
followed this up with a 5.3 vic- Jerry Deley,
For Today open April 5 and continue moundsmen fleeing action. tory Monday At Celona, all 147 pounds
Into Of these, only Frank
through four rounds Aug southpaw .
ust. Jankunis was able to hobble off Merle Gunnet, who gave up Tennis -
With Georgia U. Nine clubs have entered to with a win, this on opening day three runs and six hits in six Inn. AppearIn

date including Administration- last Friday against Florida State ings of work, took the first game Jax Friday NightThe
Opening Its campaign againstthe Personnel I, AE School, AO University in the form of a 2.1 loss with Walter Gaida, in relief
best college teams in the School, Training I I Facilities, decision. for starter Odls Patterson, absorbing biggest names in the worldof
Southeast the Jax tennis tennis will appear at the Du,
Navy NAWS School, Dental-Medical, The handsome portsider allowed the second defeat,
squad meets the University of AGO School, Marine Aviation only one run on two hits, but was Beofcley Triple val County Armory Friday nightat

Georgia racquet-wielders Thurs- Detachment and' AK School. free with, the walks, Issuing eight Camp Lejeune won Monday'sgame 2000.
day afternoon on the Boone Park bases on balls. A moment of excessive on a three run seventh inn- Jack Kramer brings his professional

courts wildness!!! In the fifth gave ing on three singles, an error, troupe of four players
Lineup of the Jax team is still who will be competing for $1500()
State HonorsTo the Seminoles their lone tally a walk and an infield out. The
Undetermined but Coach Ken Stewart in prize money. In the troupe,
!Seminoles" Win 7-" Fliers, down four runs, made a
has been running off a lad. Jax Navy collected singletons last-ditch effort to come from be- along with Kramer are Dick

der tournament the last three Pair Of in the first and third innings, as hind in the last of the seventh.A "Pancho" Gonzalez l Frank
weeks to pick the top men of his catcher Glenn Green led the Fli- Beasley triple scored Tom Sedgman, Don Budge and Fran

14-man squad. Wave CagersTwo ers in the batting department with Neely from first with one out. cisco "Pancho" Segura.
Two veterans of last ye'ar are a double, single and two r.b.l.'s. Ralph Nielson then stroked a Admission is $3,75 in the balcony

Almost certain to start. They are NATTCenter Waves received -, The Seminoles came back witha clean-cut single through a hole $2.50 on the sidelines and
Ben Soberaij of VC-5, Sanford, All-State honors in two rage Saturday afternoon and $1.50 in the end zones
at short to chase,home Beasley.
last year's Atlantic Fleet Champion state-wide basketball tour-I the locals 7.. the
upended on Matt Woloszyn flew out to end on Field ball orchard. The Quan-
who paired In the doubles naments, Coach Matt Kurllich an- strength of a five-run seventh Inn the uprising. tico Marines provide the opposi

with Leon Wilson of VP-36 for nounced this week. ing. "Ski" Weinkofsky, who relieved Following Sunday's encounter at tion in Monday and Tuesday
the Fleet doubles title. Polly Wise, displaying excellent starter Sal Tassone in the
: Raiford, the home forces return games. Ft. Eustis comes in on
teamwork and shooting style, was sixth frame, took the loss. for a long home stay at the Mas- Thursday and Friday.I .
Prelims For given forward post at the completion Four walks, a pair of bingles __n_
of the Women's AAU and an error pushed across the

Golf Championships! s In J a c k s o nville five runs for the Seminoles, who I 21.8 Mark For Local Fivewere I' I
Station where the Waves finished fourth.At had picked up two in the fifth I - - I
the completion of the Na- on an error, base on balls, single Jtng.pins'of the Jax Navy
Crown Begin' tional Scholastic Women's Asso- and sacrifice fly.Gunnet. scoring attack throughout the smashed as the Fliers roar-
ed to another
along successful
ciation State Tournament at Or- Loser. season, the Fliers' trio of Dick
BUI Scarbrough bred a smooth lando, Cerrl Gorsky was chosenas Whitey Beasley flapped a third Tate, Vince Zoda and Bob Grabaz Naval campaign District climaxed with the Sixth

three over par 75 last week to an All-State forward. The inning triple to score Jim Coughlin (Misters Inside, Outside, Anyside), championship.
lead station golfers In the quail Waves lost in the NSWA eventto for the Flier's first run. Three claimed a healthy 20 points per Among the new Jax Navy
fying round for the Station Golf Turner Sport Shop of Miami, more came in during sixth Inn- game average as the Jax Navy marks set were: most field goals,
Championship. state champions ing uprising on a walk, single, cagers terminated regular season one game, 54; highest first perIod
Deadline for qualifying has been play with a 21.8 mark. % total, 31 points; highest fourth
extended to Monday, March 22, r,.' 5., Grabaz led Individual scorers :' period mark, 46 points; most

pro Jack Harvey announced. I PLAY DOMINATE Scorching with a 23.8 mark, while Zoda and points, one game, 126; highest
Defending champion Bob Wallace greens- and Tate averaged 19.7 and 15.0, respectively three period total, 80 points.

will be on hand with an ex- fairways this The 211 points racked up in
pected field of 120 to vie for the season is the Jax Navy led Us opponents In the Jax Navy-Sanfo VC-9 game

title. Thus far, 58 entries have Frank links Heyer duo of all phases, including field goals, Feb. 9, was the highest game to-

posted a qualifying score. (left) and Bill free throws and least personal tal, two teams!!!, that had ever been

Harvey stressed that anyone .S ,4 Scarbrough, recent fouls. recorded In a Jax Navy cage con
with low is winners of Six Jax Navy court records test.
a handicap, high or the station four-
eligible for the tournament. Four ball title. The l"I.En 0 1"0 FT.l''TA-' PF TP AVO.Grabaz .

brackets will be drawn on a han- pair is currently C..._.................. 2t :no 13i-188 80 69! U./t/
dicap basis with only the championship among ers in qualifying the lead- 7.od3, a ...................__...._ 29 221 129-171 'J.I 571 19.1

bracket firing without a rounds for the Tate, I .................__._....... 29 161 I1S.181 85: 435 lito
handicap. { annual station Roberts, r __......_...........28 7S 46.72 46 196 'U
Second and third flight championships \ championship Rogers" r .........._........._.. 21 6' raM 53 189 '.0
in the annual station H tourney trough Scar-leading Cassell, r _............._..._.. 28 GS SO- 38 %9' 1ii6 A.9
Four-Ball Tourney were decided 7 with a 75. The l.aynf'', I ..._......,._.._._. 22 11 %331 31 M 4.1'
last weekend. In second flight two linksters also Vlltnlu8. g ..._.._...__... .28 38 :21.30 3i: 11 "3.5
play, Sam Lanier and Capt. David copped city the four-recent 3)thunu, f _....__. 19 12 9U :n :IS 1,9Mott

McCampbell won over Ed Rep- ball event at the g .-._.__._..__ 18' 9 10. 11 9 28 1.6
logle and Phil Kuen: 4 and 3. Brentwood golf IIl1dl'f'th, g --_---.-. 14 8 0.( 0 4 lJJ 1.2

Third flight winners are Doc course and will NWT ((0)) _.._...__.___ .... SO 18S 25 7s ....
Nagle and Cy Hoydic, 5 and 3 I 4 P see coming action San in Jose the Jai: Navy _,..._....... 28 17S GO -8U 501 24: 81.11

victors over Matt Hoff and Comdr. 1 links tourney. Opponents___..,___ 29 SoU181l/ $16 :UI1 '1.8
William Norvell. (*) No longer, with if tan.



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March 1954
18 JAX .AIR NEWS Page Seven

I High-Flyin' Fliers Win Sixth ND Hardwood Title I

Rods andNimrods r'- Ii.' --- i1Lr-J Locals Look Hopefully

;::5? e 0t;; !Y To Eastern Navy EventThe

With spring on 'the way and
mild weather the forecast manyof highflying Jax Navy Fliers, reaching' the pinnacle

you will be getting out the ;:.:, d of success, hurled back a ,tired but determined, Pensacola

fishing rods and tackle. .. Navy quintet 9:>-80, at Mainside gym Sunday' night for the
Si'vf.h Naval nistriYf fhamnJnnsliin! _
-- ---- -
Last week it was stated here / <
';' ; Can the magnificent Filers" continue -
that you could catch black bass ..;}:;, break of its own to produce a 36-
at Cusic Lake, but It "ain't" so. their fired-up ways in the point period to narrow the gap at

Oops, our slip is showing. Cusic rWeE Eastern Navy Quartet-Finals be- the three-quarter pole to 6860.

Lake Is salt, water. ginning at Norfolk Monday? A Trophies Presented

Hand-in-hand with fishing goes traveling entourage of 15: departs With men the likes of Hal Kuhn,
boats and with that a few safety )',. the local sce'ne for northern climes Dick Tate and Grabaz doing the

precautions that must be observed r this weekend intent on answering shooting, and Vince Zoda, Red

in order not to turn that $oy- this question in the affirmative. Rogers and Jim Roberts setting -

ous outing into a tick of sorrow. Captain and guard Bob Giabaz up the Fliers were not to be denied

NAVAL and Marine personnel A< was the big gun for the Fliers in the win.Following ,

In this area have the use of a A .:.., the championship tussle, droppingin the game, the win

pier boats and other recreational, ',. with almost every conceivable ning and runner-Op trophies were
and fishing gear at the Special l type of shot to record his second awarded to both teams. by Capt.

Services' Fish Shack. (straight 35-pomt performance Duinham C. McCaffree, NAS com

This week's space will be devoted Outrun Cooling. manding officer.

to regulations governing the Ei- Jax Navy wasted no time In Pete Fannon, sterling Gosling
use of this equipment as set forthin salting away the coveted crown' center. and ex-Jax Navy baseball-

NAS Sax Instruction 1700.4A. edging into a 16.10 first-peiiod er, was voted the Tourney's Most

1. Only two persons will be allowed -- lead with Giabaz and Co. outrun Valuable Player award In''a poll

in a boat at any one time. SIXTII ND ACTION-Jax: Navy renter Vince Zoda (25) leaps ning the Gosling defense of participating coaches

2. No boat will proceed further iod high action as he of attempts the third a tap-in round under Sixth Naval the basket District during contest second between per The Fliers strutted in full stride Jax Smother Pen acol*

than 500 yards from shore In case the Hers and }Memphis Navy Jax Navy won this fray, 74-66. The during the second period, rackingup Pensacola earned its way Into
of inclement weather all boats loral Fliers captured the Sixth ND championship. Next stop for the 30. big points to pull into a the final round by knocking oft
will return to fishing camp or, if Fliers is the Eastern Navy quarterfinals next week at Norfolk. 46-24 advantage at halftime It defending i champion Memphis

this is not safely possible, make 'MAD! was here that Jax Navy fans be- Navy, '12- 9. with Dan Russell

for nearest land and contact NAS Marksmen Tournament Scores gan to smell the fruits ot'ie- hooping 20 markers Captain Jim

Special Services, extension 512. I I tory, Ingram was outstanding for the
"I'lrat Raid
3. ALL BOATS must carry life Prepare'ForSE Memphis Navy, 102; t'SNII J After the mid-game recess, however losers, playing a great floor game

preservers. : Bt'BUtOI_Jax Navy, 65,, 101, Key West So- Pensacola began to have oth.' in addition to getting 20 points. .

4. Personnel !must show ID and Title MatchesThe nlll'.83, er ideas, generating a blazing fast Other Pensacola victories in-
v Pensacola Navy, 80, Charleston
liberty cards prior to issuance of R xSla, 55 eluded an 86-55: opening l'Ollntwin
Green Co\e, 8Tj t'RNH! Mem-
Marine Aviation Detach-
equipment' phi., ,52. over Charleston RecSta, and a
5. No intoxicating beverages ment's rifle and pistol team now Second K..Bd pair of victories over Green Cove

allowed in the boats. I undergoing five weeks of preliminary Braufnit Key Nest, *4.Lhnik'fclon t. Sonar, 89; USNH Springs, 97.69 and 69-62.

6. Boats will be checked out for firing, will compete in the Mcmphlf, 61. RecSta, *),. IfeNH! Jax Navy marched to the final

fishing only until 1400 each day. Southeastern Division Rifle and Memphis Navy, 89: Charleston by downing Key West Sonar
Rp FIt. 62Pensnrolu,
After 1400, boats may be issued Pistol Matches at Camp Lejeune. Navy,, 97; Gi' It on School, 101.83 in the first day'
for fishing or general recreation. N. C., April 26-30. Cope, 69. ,
Third I )&....J activity posting a 74-66 decisionover
7 Personnel on duty at the fish Headed by Capt. Phillip Cross- Keyrst Sonar, 81: Chall,.... Memphis Navy, and smothei-

shack will give instructions on the wait, and coached by Master Sgt ton Green k
operation of all equipment and James J, Creek, the team la composed ? 51 fray, 11898.
of the following :MAD '- In:11, 74; Mcinphli) Navy,
have the authority to restrict the personnel 66 The Fliers finished with 3ft8

use of it when it is deemed the : Master Sergeants Charles Memphis Fourth Na98 RelUDd, Key Went points In four garnet, a lofty 97
safety of the l Individual( ) maybe D Caitanedo ana Leonard E. Monroe Sonar, 69 points per game tourney average
endangered by the use of a""par ; Tech. Sergeant "L" "J" W.Jax Navy, 118; Pennaoola Navy Pcnsacola with 414 markers in

tic lar of Creech; Staff Sergeants Roy BGjeitsen C'aarftr.Yf..Jp.nslIl'ola| ]* six
piece posted
gear J Navy, 69: <7 r. e n games, a strong 83.7
ami Edwaid D. Moore,
(Questions concerting/ 7isti thug Coy e, 62 points per game mark
and Cpl. Richard J. Bateman Semi Fli.UPensaooU
and fishing/ will/ be amueitd' by I nary, 72: Memphis AIIII SnE'r'It'TOUYJ
In Tech. Sgt. Creech, the MAD Navy, 59
writing/ to "Rods and Nlmrodn," FliuU I .lAX NAVY (94)
team has the services of a Distinguished )'Iu,.,
laic Navy 95; Pennncota Navy l'G I"T YTA J't' TI'
(are of Jnx Air News) I Rifleman. Cteeth was I II 80, 'fall': t .,... 8 2 3 OJ 1M+
+ Rohl'.I. f .... 0 0 2 1 I 0
I awarded thin honor following hisImnksnanshlp -,- --.--- ---- j\uhn. t ....,.11 1 1 2 2.1
JArne, f...... 0 0 I) 0 0 I
( la title matches '7.odll. C ....... 3 11 14 a 17
last I I:1'abat; It ....12 11 J1 4 :is 1
NavyMarineI Rogers. Il .... 0 2 9 1 2
\'isnius, g .... 0 0 0 0 0 I
1954 ROSTER .
I .Totals .. ,31 26 M 14 115
Matmen TipPensacola' .Yam Honifl I
PE.i'SA0LA; NAY reel)
BalchimasCaaselt Ranshaw, Pa. Foster, t to...4 0 0 ::5 9
I l Johnaton t h. 8 6 8 4 18
1. CatlettsburgKy, Liberman t to 1 0 0 1 :.I
.. 1"annon t .... 9 a 4 f ::11
Giabaz Newark, N. J. Bt'drtO\lt, c .... 7 3 4 a 17
Phiibin ,.. 0 0 0
c. 0 0
Hildreth Louisville, Ky. HUMAN HSU Lor Ing ferry c 2 0 4
smoothness .. "Snag" Holmes, captain of the Rusaeil, C':::: 4 ? 2 g 9
Woiklngsith and
Kuhn Buffalo, N. Y. Jax Navy swimming team Rizzo If ...... n 1 1 0 1
dispatch, the lax Navy-Marine Rmllh, g ..... 1)) :2 :3 :1.1: .
Layne Richmond, Va. missed qualifying for the Stewart, g .... 0 0 0 0 0Total.
wrestling team, coached by Ron championship round in the 100- ..
Turnqulst, breezed to a 22-6 vic- Roberts Hammond, Ind., yard backstroke in the state .. ,32. 16 :n :H f4Q
Weehawken 'N. J. AAU meet six-tenths a
Rogers by of a
over Pensacola Navy at the
second. Jax Navy's swim quad CAN YOUGIRGABOAM
NATTCenter gym last week. Scott Ceego Harbor, Mich. will be Idle until the outdoor

It was the third straight victory Tate Richmond, Ky, season which begins In Slay ?

for the undefeated Jax mat VisnitisZodn. Brooklyn, N, Y.

artists and the second win over SrlashersLoseAtMiamiAlthough .
Brooklyn, N. Y.
Pensacola. I
Frank McCaffrey, Coach -
Starting off with pint-sized Clarence I turning! in some' of
Thompson who scored a Dave Brenner, Manager the best swimming time of the high. score' In diving.

pinvictory.over Dean Cramer at ; "Doc" Leonard, Trainer season, the Jax Navy natators I Coach Phil Grignon of AO

323 pounds the first bout the .iiiiii iii- I failed to place in the Florida School will put his natators on

Jax grapplers won six of the eight State AAU Championships at Miami the shelf for about six weeks
matches ;; last weekend. before Issuing: a call for outdoor
/ Volleyballers Ready season in May.
Larry Sel' lon, 137 poundet of .. Jim Gregory, Frank Montagna,
Jax, scored the only other pin ; For Mid-South MeetA Loring Holmes and Johnny Churn- The swimmers will compete during
fall of the evening when he dumped ney all outdid their past performances the outdoor season in the ,

Leonard Cranes of the Goslings week's postponement of the against the cream of the Georgia Peachtree meet, Miami

in, the third bout. ", Annual Mid-South Invitational. State's swimmers to snag five events, 13th Naval District Cham
Other victories were: eighth place positions. pionship and, if winners, in the
CHAMP-Displacing the Volleyball Tournament at :Memphis
Tom Murtha over Jack Reinder, form which makes him bowling Gregory stroked a 1:07.3: in the All-Navy oa the Weal Coast in
now sets the date at March
H7 pounds; Jim Lillis over Guy king of the Naval Air StationIs 100-yard backstroke; Montagna August.
Davis, 157 pounds; John I.fahra- Nick Morello of VF-174. Nick 19-20. was clocked in 2:31: in the '220;; Newcomers are invited to com

mill ever Bernie Rohman, 177 maintained ,a 179'competitionto average in Jax Navy, practicing daily at Holmes, using a Dolphin style, pet. Coach Grignon can be contacted .

pounds, and Ray Brown over Cur- American walk off League with Mainside individual the NATTCenter gym I is ready to registered 1:07.7 in the breast. in Building 61', ih* J*,.

tie McWIlHamK, heavyweight average honors. I roll stroke, and Chum ney turned in a door Pool.r .



rage tight JAX AIR NEWS 18 ,March 1954

, rmmmFOIt Chiang Views

r (Continued from Page 1)

SALE get.

6 rut house, 802 Acosta St. Ph. Combining aerial speed with

o 8-1098, :Mrs. Howell.Will i precision flying, Cougars of VF-
\ swap" 2 bdrm. house, garage 173 zoomed at near supersonic
} and furniture, for 2 bdrm. house 7iAi Gtj speed to strafe simulated enemy

trailer. J, G. Davis, 3050 Detroit targets floating in the China Sea
Circle./ I Seconds later the Chinese Nationalist
[ '
3 bdrm. Masonry home $1,100 tj r 0 leaders watched two

equity 4740 Wheeler Ave. Ph. more divisions of VF-173 .Cougarsone
2-8111, R. Wall. led by Comdr Fred W. Lueb-

2 bdrm. 'home in Lakeshore Terrace ke, squadron skipper, and the other -

5217 Marlene Ave. Ph. 8- by Lt. Richard E. Rumble, as

5078, GI Equity. they streaked by the carrier in

3, bdrm. Masonry house. $2,500 tight formation leaving white
equity. Lakeshore. 5457 Kings- shock waves caused by their high

bury Ph. 8-4296, Chief Harris. speeds.

FOR" KENT Following the aerial exhibit,

5. rm. house with bath. 1283 Dancy Chiang expressed his thanks to all

St. Mrs. Dicrckson. '___ _. _m.n.n._." ._ .._. _. m .. .n .. ..'_, y',_._.,....,.._ .._... "'ww.wv_. .__ tope squadron officers and men
3 bdrm. brick house, unfurn. 5127 connected with the demonstrationand
HONORED FOR SERVICE-Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree, NAS commanding officer, Is
Bid declared that he tremendously
Attleboro. Ph. 6.1713. W. hown above presenting Meritorious Civilian, Service certificate to Ira Blue, Snapper Metalsmlth was
die. Aviation, for outstanding work performance in the Overhaul and Repair department. Others pic impressed with what he
2 bdrm. furn apt. Ph. 2-4275, Mrs. tured had just received the coveted anchor type,lapel emblem denoting 30 years of combined mill. had Been.Girl .
Craves. tary and civilian service. Left to right, are: William T, Barnes Supply-Fiscal; Captain McCaffrte; .
James J. Feeney, 0 & R; Willam P. Kuhlman, 0 & R; Blue; .luau F Llera Supply-Fiscal; Lelandr.
836 E. Church
3' bdrm. fume apt. Whitmire, 0 & R; and John T. Cooper, 0 & R. In photo below, Capt. Richard L. Mann\ Public Scout
St. Mrs. Morgenstern. Works officer, awards a service pin to Charles II. Fields,one of the three Public Works employees
C rm. furn. apt. 2236 Myra St. Ph. recognized for 20 years of honorable service in military and civilan departments and agencies of the ,
7-8516, Mrs. Cowart Federal government. Other 20 year badges were presented last week to one Supply-Fiscal and eight
O & R employees. In all, 695 employees received length of service awards. Troop. 18
3 rm. furn. apt. 925( Rossell'e St.

Ph. 8.2655, R. L. Rhodes. One Cited For Performance '
3 rm. duplex, unfurn. 590 Stoc <- i Holds CourtGirl

ton St. Ph. 8-6818, Leo Swin-
Scout Troop 18 held an Investiture
ford. ,695 Employees Awarded a : G
Will share 6 rm. house with cou and court of awards at

ple. Ph. 7-6061, Mrs. Doris 1900, Tuesday in the Scout Build-

3.'rm.Barker.furn. cottage, $50..2627 Col. Length Of Service PinsService : Ing.Four girls Ann Tubbs, Mary

lege St. Ph. 4-4745, Mr. Harry Louise Kennedy, Betty Keel and

New 3. bdrm; unfurn home Ph. awards,.representing five, ten, twenty and thirty years of Betsy Parker-were invested during
2-7793, ext. ,243, .Chief Wright. federal service, were presented last. week to 695 civilian employeesof the ceremony, and 21 received
2 bdrm. unfurn. apt. 2904 Cherokee the Naval Air Station. merit: badges awarded by M r s.

Ave. Ph. 2-5326, Mrs. Whit. I Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree, Burnham C. McCaffree.
ply Fiscal; Nathan O. Baird,
tington. NAS Officer This marked the first occasion
Commanding ,
Furn.: bdrm., kitchen and bath.. Clarke Bennett and Charles H. : since the organizing of the Troop
Ph. 7-4788, Mrs Dodd sonally pinned the anchor-type lapel Fields, Public Works; and MaryE. with six members several years

Furn. room., 1338 Dancy St. Ph. emblem on six employees-who Dunbar, Barney E, Fuller, ago, that merit badges have been

87-1174, Mrs. C. Weiser. had completed thirty or more Michael A. George, Clarence C. awarded. All were for outdoor
5 rm. furn. house. 1507 Cassctt of combined military and cooking.
years Knudsen Leo H. ,
Pagonis, HarryE.
Ave. Ph. 8-8338 Chief Reed.
Girls Lana
civilian service. winning badges were
2 rm. furn. apt. 2604 Post St. Mr. Reckstlne, One N. Smith and Barrett Barbara Gloria
During the same ceremony, Bryant,
Bray. Captain McCaffree delivered a Stephen Viek, Overhaul and Re Jean Carter, Sandra Davis, Patty
2 furn. rms. Ph. 2-1118, Mrs Pier
pair. Donahue Martha Ficklin Susan
Meritorious Civilian Service Certificate ,
son. and Emblem to Ira Blue, Foley, Christine Hamlin, Stephanie
3 rm. fuin.: apt., $55. 2711 Iro- .. "
> Charlotte Hester
Snapper Metalsmith Aviation, I' ''." Harty, ,
quois. Ph, 88-8615, Mrs Mob- .:
Overhaul and Repair department,' Maurine Hughes, Astrid Jacobsen,
ley. for outstanding performance of Mary Louise Kennedy, MarvelAnn I
Room, $10 per week Ph. 8-1964, Lindsey, Sally Jo Lyons, Pat
duty in connection with his work :::
Mrs. Alexander
here. > ;; Pcronn.eJ'aro "invited to visit, McCurdy, Lila Newton, Lynora
3 bdrm. brick home. Conv. to NAS. fi' "
the usa Sen-icemen's Club at 37 Smith, Charlotte Thomas, Geral-
4636 Timuquana. Ph. 85987. dine Tobin and Ann Tubbs.
W. Monroe St.
from 0930
Pvt. room. 949 Wolfe Ave. Ph. 8- Twenty year pins were earned open
1964, Mrs. Alexander. by eight employees of the Over- to 330 daily.Thursday The ceremony was planned by
haul March 18 8:00 P.M. Jean Maas, who has devoted many
3 rm. furn. apt. 4520 Marquette and Repair department, and : ,
Ave. Ph. 6-9907, :Mr. Akins. awarded by Capt. Leonidas D. Charades; 9:15: P.M., Melody Ballroom hours to bringing the NAS troopup
3 I Coates, 0 & R officer. with Chaz Harris. to a strength of 25 members.
rm. un ul'D. apt 4514 Marquette
Ave. Ph. 6-9907, :Mrs Akins. Capt. Richard L. Mann, Pub Friday, March 19-:530; P.M., It closed with the reading of a

1 bdrm. unfurn.. apt. near NAS, lic Works officer, presented twen- Cafe Italiano; 8:00: P.M., Record poem by Martha Fickling" the
ty-year pins to three employees Dance. "Spirit of Scouting, candle on a
$j,0. Lcdr Briggs, ext. 411. ,
Small house suitable for couple. of the Public Works department, Saturday, March 2010:00: A. cake, by Christine Hamlin.

4384 McGirts Blvd. Ph. 26765.. and Capt. Norman A. Helfrich, :M., Open House all day; 8:00: P. .

4 rm. fuin. apt., $70. 1223 Willow. Supply-Fiscal officer, awarded! a M., USO Spring Dance with %NItS Airman Students
Branch Ph. 2-5998, Mrs Potter. twenty-year emblem to one employee I Jumpin Jax. Special Entertain ,
5 bdrm. unfurn. house 5142 Ban- in his department.Ten ment at intermission.

W thee Ave. Ph. 2-7793, ext. 414. year pins went to fifty Sunday, .Mlitch 21-10:00: A.M., Marines Waging

Lt. Miller. Overhaul and Repair employees, Dunking Round Table; Free do-
3 rm. furn. apt., $80. 2782 ParkSt. 20 Public* Works employees, 28 %x. nuts and coffee. Hot Keg BattleSparked
Ph. 2-3218 A. l{. Naseran- Supply-Fiscal employees and one
:Monday, March 22-7:00: P.M.,
na('. employee of the Industrial Relations Ping Pong Instructions; Skatingat by two of their aces -

4' bdrm. furn. house. 1515 James department. Sk eland, reduced rates. Tiny Wilhern of ANP( ) School
St. Conv. NAS A. K. Naaeran- *
and Lenny Hebert of the Marinesthe
Tuesday, March 23-8:00: P.M.,
nae. Employee of the following departments Parlor games.Wednesday. two clubs are staging a
6 rut [Ul11. apt. =348 Belfott St. >were eligible for five ding-dong battle as the schedulein
March 21 8:00
:Mr. Ln IIh: Ie)'. year pins: Overhaul and Repair, P.M. the intramural bowling league
., Bingo. Prizes will be awarded. -
Mh'ELLANEOUS; 504 employees; 'Public Works, 25; at NATTCenter nears the end. ,
Lost, School Ring. Initials J. W. Supply-Fiscal, 33; Administration, Both the Preps and Marinesare
James Welsford, 0800-1630, ext. 5; Communication, 4; Industrial tied for the first place with :

8335. Relations, 2; Medical, 1; Opera- Weekend Tide Table 31 points as they broke even in
Lost, Combat boots left in Pon- tions, 2, and Security, 2. last "week's series. Toth teams
tlac Car. F. R. Rogers, ext, 601. Recipients of the 30-year em took ,two points, the Marines copping -
Someone to drive car to New Orleans blems were William T. Barnes and A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. the first tilt and the Preps
to deliver for shipment Juan F. LJera, Supply-Fiscal department Frl. 7:58: 8:17: 1:39 1:51: coming back with 854 and 874
Ph. 8-0589, Mrs. W. Sat. 8:32: 8:52: 2:15: 2:23: for
overseas. ; and James J. Feeney, a brace of points, and the Ma-
Sun. 9:07 9:25 2:50 2:55>
: : : :
W. Kurth. William P. Kuhlman, Leland P. rines "garnering the last with. a

Rider wanted from Normandy and Whitmire and John T. Cooper, 0 JI 2506 series.
Hammond Blvd to NAS. Mr. & R department.Those Little Known, Facts Chuck Spitzner of the Preps

I Cain, ext. 706. entitled to the 20-year SHE SINGS, TOO-There's a Not one man was killed during was high man for his team witha
Riders wanted to Jax Beach every badge were: Jack R. Sharpe, Sup- Chinese'' proverb, That says a 19,522landings aboard the air 213 game and 581 series. Last
day. Mr. Malin, bks. 681. good picture is worth a thousand craft carrier USS Essex during week Hebert had a high game of
Will swap sea duty with any AMC words. Well, here's Gale World War II. 254 and Wilhorn barely missed a
doing sea duty in any of the WHAT IS GIRGABOAM? ample.Robbins Gale, an played eye-catching the glam ex 600 'series with a '691.)

Jacksonville air groups orF2P orous Chicagp<< theatrical star, During the first year of Korean League play should finish in
Jacksonville air groups or WATCH FORANNOUNCEMENT Adelaide Adams in the War hostility, military air transport two weeks with the winner tang

squadrons. C. S. Arth, AMC, VC4 ner Jane"Bros.. All musical this and"Calamity a voice, service planes ,(Pacific) returned ling with VP-18, Malnslde Cham
Atlantic City, N J, ,. too! over 30,000 casualties to the U. S. pions. for the station title.