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Keep Your Mind On Safety and Safety On Your Mind

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

Fogler Views Patrol Squadrons

Convene Here For

Facilities In : '..: : Anti-Sub ExerciseFive

.A}:}';\' <'.v

\\! ? of submarine-hunting Fleet Air Wing 11 squadrons will
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Two-Day VisitSeveral fri '<.Th...' ", .. rendevous at NAS Monday for a
.<:..1.i\\ ';..f\\>. week long anti-submarine warfare

proposed projects; r :ri, ..S t// 0 1NS111 tset training PMB-Ss exercise Marlin ."Mariner" seaplanes -

affecting this area were the .
from VP-4 (Trinidad, B.
main topics under discussionat ;::.' : .:.>;....'.... W. I,) and VP-45 (Coco Solo

the news conference held .' '," : Panama) will team with three

last Friday by Assistant Secretary >:,:. .. other FAW-11 squadrons based at
of the Navy, Raymond Jacksonville, VP-5;, VP-16 and
VP-18, which P2V
fly "Neptune"patrol
H. Fogler, who was a visitorat bombers.

the Naval Air Station for *

two days last week.A The USS Pompon (SSR267)), a

possible expansion of the i ,, % submarine from Squadron 6, Not
Navy Fuel Depot, and recognitionby L folk, Va., will behave like an "en-
the Navy for the need of a emy" trying to elude the aircraft
ASSISTANT VISITS Assistant of the II. (second
Secretary Navy Raymond
military highway, linking NAS Lcdr. John B.
from right) receives a briefing on the Industrial establishment of the Navy in Jacksonville from Randolph commanding
Jax and NAS Cecil Field, were Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree, NAS commanding officer (center), during his visit here last Friday. officer of the Pompon.
discussed in an open forum held Left to right are: Capt. Leonidas 1) Coates, Overhaul and Repair officer; Capt. Richard L. !Mann Captain Theodore O. Dahl,
with leading press, radio and TV Public Works officer; Captain McCaffree; lion. Mr. Fogler, and Rear Adm. John R. Ferry, Chief ofthe Commander FAW-11 is
Navy Bureau of Yards and Docks. Secretary Fogler also visited NAS Cecil Field. taking
representatives charge of the exercise. Togetherwith

Discuss Highway GIRGABOAM Means MONEY Lcdr. William C. Campbell,

The need for the four-lane high- MOTORISTS REMINDEDOF FAW-11 anti-submarine officer,

way between NAS Jax and NAS and other staff officers, he will
Cecil Field, It was pointed out at NEW CHANGE. IN \ $1 Prizes To Those Who supervise and coordinate. the efforts

the news conference, is primarily MAIN GATE LIGHTA of the five participating I
one of safety Constant heavy squadrons.!
traffic, not only tears up the pres- new change in the traffic Can *.
ent road, but requires greater light pattern at the main gateis Repeat Safety Slogan Using( the' latest In anti-subma

width. now in force. nine devices such as radar, electronic

Secretary Fogler, accompanied Under the new signals, traffic GIUGABOAM! counter measures equipment ,
This word first introduced in the of the Jax Air
by Rear Adm. John R. Perry, will proceed normally on a pages and sonobuoys, the "Mariners" -
News last Thursday is than sound
just rythmic
Chief of the Navy Bureau of more a and "Neptunes" hope to
green arrow. When the changeis ing word. A simple definition could spell MONEY.
Yards and Docks, arrived at NAS seek out and destroy the target
Jax at 1130 Friday. On hand to made from green to amber GIRGABOAM means this: "Can you repeat the safety slogan submarine.
caution will be observed<\ Get It Right, Get A Buck Or A
greet the visitors were Captain only, for this month?" The squadron will "hunt" con

Howard V. Hopkins, acting Com- and vehicle must come to a Meal. If the person approached, either tinuously each day from dawn until -
mander Fleet Air Jacksonville; complete stop preparatory to Further defined it means the personally or by phone, can repeat midnight.
Captain Burnham C. McCaffree, beginning of a new Safety Pro-
the for the .
the signal light changing to safety slogan IOpen
NAS commanding officer, and red. gram gimmick, one that can mean month within 10 seconds, he or
other high ranking officers. money to all hands.BEGINNING .
she will receive a crisp onedollarbill
The new pattern is limitedto House
Review Growth or a free meal in the civilian
Shortly after arrival the Sec three direct flashes green April 1, both mil cafeteria, which in effect is worth ,

retary and Admiral Perry met arrow to amber to red and then itary and civilian? personnel will about one dollar.

with NAS department heads In a reversed be approached by the "Voice of Sunday Ford
briefing devoted to public works Safety" and asked this question: THE CONTEST is very simple.

aviation projects and programs in There are no strings attached an

the Jacksonville area. The conference ., '. the fact that it begins on April
'0' : '
was held to review the r- T.y T- 1, it is not an April Fool's joke. Coral SeaT

growth of the Jax complex and The money to be given away is

the necessity for the Public Works genuine, legal U. S. currency. I
projects here during this periodof : general public will
The for the
slogan month of I have
an opportunity to inspect

austerity. Also studied was the
April will be "Keep Your Mind
at close
administration range, one of
of the budget fund .
..fF4' On Safety and Safety On Your the Navy's largest aircraft
control this
management on "
Mind. It can be seen at the top carriers
station. Sunday afternoon,
r of the front page of today's Jax March 28.
Following their stop here, Sec Air News
and can also be foundIn The USS Coral Sea will dock
retary Fogler and his party tour- the plan-of-thc-day, on bulle-
I : at the Navy's carrier basin at
ed NAS Cecil Field Saturday, be- tin boards throughout the station
Mayport and the event will mark
fore taking off for Beaufort, S. and in various periodicals.
O the first time that a ship of hero
.' There will be no attempt t size and draught has berthed
hide the slogan. The idea is for alongside the newly dredged fa-
AGO School Graduates L ;;;' t 4 all hands to see it and rememberit. cility. Previously, ships! of her

( size had to anchor off the Jetties.

22 Students Friday .:: I 4. a Bedecked with bunting, the
Comdr. Howland Named huge warship will play host
Twenty-two officers will be "with an open hou e" to local
graduated from Aviation .i Commander CAG-4 resident for three hours Sun

Ground Officer School Friday. Comdr. John B. Howland has day afternoon. There will be

Capt. Theodore Dahl, Com ; ; : assumed command of Carrier Air conducted tours and guides.
mander Fleet Air Wing 11, la Group Four. The new commanding The Coral Sea was commissioned -
slated to be the guest speakerat : : officer reported from Annapolis on Oct. 1, 1947, the third and
the ceremonies to be held iir: : Md., where he served as ex- last Midway class ship.' The three
at 0930 at King Hall.WEATHER ; ecutive officer at the U. S. Naval ships in this class are: USS F.

e I Air Facility, Severn River Naval D. Roosevelt, USS Midway and
Command. the USS Coral Sea. '
OUTLOOK 'f\, ;:
<' '
Comdr. Vernon P. O'Nell, who She was named for the battle
:Friday Partly cloudy and "LOOKOUT"-No one has more fun at open house than the was acting commanding officer of of the Coral Sea which took placein
warm. youngsters. The happy smiles belong to Noel and Steven, 7 and <4-< CAG-4 since March 3 of this year, May 1942 and Is now serving
Saturd y-Showers. year-old sons, respectively, of Comdr. Russel Trudeau, skipper of
VF-lt. The will resume his duties!! as skipper as the Flagship for Rear Admiral
are shown entering the escape chute of a F3D Sky-
Sund Clearing and cooler. night during open house held by the Tophalters at NAS Cecil Field. of VF-44. G. B. H. Hall.

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS '" 25 March 1954

Merchandise Procured Locally

'm xiwmw 5 Exchanges Are Self-Supporting; Also

Benefit Help BusinessThis
Published I e\ery Thursday for Navy and Marine actlvltlM at Naval Air Taxpayers
Clatloh. Jacksonville, Kla. CATHOLIC

'. KA9. arheume. ...... Sunday, Mass-0800, 0900 1000- ( Is the third In a series of articles on your Navy Exchange
apt Burnham r. XTcCaffree ....... ..... .......Commanding Officer
Comdr. Juhn V. mit'h...,...?,...._, .,_.._.. Kn-ui\t) officer St. Edward's Chapel. -what it is and why it is operated),

Bear Adm. Onborne B nardltcn nut Air....JukuitllU.................>.*.i......Commander Saturday-0800. WHAT DO EXCHANGES OFFER?
Opt. Howard V tlopklna ... ...... .. .,.... .... .................CIIlel of StafftCapt. Daily-0630. Sometimes you hear the terms "exchange" or "PX" used to cover
Heel Air Elm
Theodore Palll ivies, .'._. Commander Sunday-0630-Mass at Hospital all military resale activities. Actually, these terms do not Include
Comdr. Frank D. lleyer H..I?,.,......... ..-,..-,- ...- --- \hld; Stair Officer Chapel. commissaries, bookstores post restaurants (for civilians), officers'
Naval l Air Ttrhilcal Tralaiac heater
Capt. David McCampbell,._,,.,..,, .Commitndlnic Officer.Execulhe and noncommissioned officers' messes, thrift shops, or similar activi
Comdr. Wilson It. Uaitlctt.._".'__'_' ......_......."......._. Officer MORMON: only certain defined
ties The term "exchange" covers activities suchas
rani. lUipltalMABTU 1930 Wednesday NATTCChaplain's
Opt. Edward S. (.out ., ,..,.,, .,r ,.. _.CoDirnandln6 Officer retail stores, snack bars, soda fountains, cafeterias, and the like.
._.__ _.. ". Office.Ci1RISTIAN .
Capt. U A. Newton .,. ... --" "ecutlve Otflccr of services that has
There are a variety Congress authorized exchanges
Capt. John L. Counlhin. .Commanding Officer SCIENCE1900TuesdayNATTC the situation.
to on
Comdr. l' Gray :SUun ......__.__....._ .,f.., __.ecutl\'e Officer operate, depending Thus exchangesmay
Chap. operate, in addition to those activities listed above, barber hops

The JAX AIR NEWS It published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station.' lain's Office. beauty parlors, photographic studios, laundries, tailor shops, watch,
/acVwmllle. 'Iol'lda, and primed commercially with non-appr eprinted funds
at no .xpcnl': In the r.u\eminent and In compliance *llh NAVEXOS P-35. Her. PROTESTANT radio and shoe repair shops, taxicab and bus service, service stations,
Nov. .. Copies are dlitrlbutcd free of charge at the Naval l Air Station, the guest houses and, in a few remote locations, when specially authorized
Naval Air J Technical Training Center Naval Air Resent Training Unit, Naval 0930-All Saints' Chapel. ,
Air Station Cecil Held and the U. 9. Naval Hospital grocery and meat departments.In .
tditor: -Andiew 11. 1'laney 1100-A11 Saints' Chapel.
practice, however, only the largest and the really remote installations
Afwlntnnt Editor-Helen Harper; Spoil Fdltor-.ordon Robbie. RN, Staff 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel.
Reporter-Jim Rye n. AN; Circulation-Distribution I I -liene Crane. SN. operate all of those facilities. Naturally, a beauty parlor
fb* JAX AIR NEWS la I a member ot the Armed Fortes iVea Senlce.AFrs .
material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted without and a well-stocked lingerie section are needed where servicewomen
UM written permission of Armed Forces Pitta Ser+loe. Republication I of other lie: 'The first time you contra- and wives of located.
personnel are
nutter except by s I\Ice publications, la prohibited without permission of military Photographic studio
Editor.: JAX AIR NEWS. dict me, I'm going to kiss you. are understandably most often found in reception and training cen
Editorial nrnres located Main Administration Building. Phone extensions She: "You are not!" tern
US4. 216 and 8164.
------- 5 The Services handle these facilities in various ways. The Navy

and Marine Corps operate these special types of service directly The
flMOWK A& ? f' Army, Air Force, and Coast Guard exchanges arrange for small businessmen l-
to operate them on a concession basis. In such cases the

.f : .... concessionaire pays a percentage of his gross income to the exchangein

MAiNSIDEThursday I 'Ibr return for this privilege. Military officials supervise the prices the
concessionaire charges and the quality of work and service he per
March 23' forms.
Rails into La ramie......John Payne 3. !.! q'L
Exchanges are not supported by taxpayers'
Casanova's Big Night.-.Bob Hope money. They are
Saturday, March J7 almost entirely self-supporting. Out of their earnings they pay almost -
Battle ofROl'ue every cost of doing business, including wages and salaries, fix

River....Geo. MontgomeryNA'ITCENTER tures, show cases, transportation, insurance and the like. In addition
they reimburse the Federal Government for the cost of heat,
light water, and other utilities they use.
Thursday, March 25 ,
Mogambo ....................Clark Cable eq ; .r> _1 Exchanges help ,local business. In addition to their being self-
+ supporting, exchanges in the United States have
Friday, March 2 1 a very beneficial
Rail into Laramle.John Payne ; effect upon the community near which they are located. A consider-
able amount of merchandise is
Saturday, March 27 procured locally. Local townspeopleare
Ca&Avona Big Night.,..Bob HopeIIOSI'iTAL hired to staff exchanges. Local civilian businessmen operate con
ST. PATRICK'S DAY PROl\lOTION-Andrew Shannon, with cessions. Local services such as banking, transportation, telephone,
i a name reminiscent of the "oulde sodde", receives his stripes as I
Thursday, March 25 I I le-dr. from Capt. David ;McCampbell, NATTCenter commanding I and the like are utilized. In addition, part of the earnings are spent
Song; of the Land.,...Documentary I officer, on St. Patrick's Day. Comdr. Shannon is the First Lieu- locally for materials and equipment for the Service entertainment
Friday, March 26 tenant and Security officer at NATTCenter and next month completes and recreational program.

Mogambo .....-.,..._........Clark Gable I 25 years in the Navy. Actually, the majority of Service exchanges are not located near
Saturday, March 27 civilian communities. Surveys have shown that the average militaryor
Raila into Laramle..John Payne There li Deli nite Limit naval installation within the Unite States ranges from 5 to 50
miles from the nearest civilian community another reason why
Service personnel find their exchanges small
so indispensable. Only a
Variety Show TonightAt I number of exchanges in the United States are adjacent to large

King Hall On Annuity E]igibilityI cities, while a large number are located overseas. Vessels of the

A 2-hour Variety Show will Navy usually operate a ship's store afloat, except MSTS vessels,

be presented for Service personnel This .to the second 'in a serfs a of articles tarpTotMng tin,, kt.e- which operate exchange locations. Navy exchanges are located only
at shore activities.
in King Hall at NATT- fits of the Serviceman's Annuity PWellington 'la-II.)

Center tonight (Thursday) at (AFPS)-One of the more important questions rev WHAT HAPPENS TO THE PROFITS?

2000. celved concerning' the ,Serviceman ft Annuity Plan ie the matter of Exchanges are not only self-supporting but they are also required
The program will be presented time limits. to earn a profit. This is no development.. From the time

| by Camp Stewart Oa., There is a very definite limiton exchanges were originally developed, more than 60 years ago, the
which i i. reciprocating for a your eligibility. If you are now tional arrangement you may practice of earning a small profit for welfare purposes has been traditional

show presented by Mainsideand II on active duty or in a reserve make along with any of the first Today, that profit provides vital assistance to the Services'

NATTC performers at that component, you must apply before three. In case the persons you entertainment and recreational programs and facilities.
base. III the end of your 18th yearin choose to receive the payments The earnings of exchanges vary somewhat? but they average

II Service. (Service time is die, marry or in any way become I around 6 percent to 8 percent on sales volume This money is chan

ed here the same as !it is count-I ineligible to get payments before neled back to Service personnel in various ways. It helps pay the

Projector Repair purposes.) you die, you no longer will haveto cost of libraries, hobby shops, day room furnishings, music programs,

If you are now on active duty pay money into the plan arts, photo and crafts contests, athletic facilities and programs, unit

Wins Honors or in a reserve component and C parties mess hall improvement, and a hundred and one other thingsall
have designed to make off-duty life in the Services more rewarding and
already completed your I 5))-Hovr !often and for how long .
For Center Man 18th year of Service, you must will my dependents get payments? i enjoyable.
apply by April 30, 1954. You also I I If each serviceman were given his share of the exchange profits
I All
payments be
(This it the tSrd I in the JNTatviZ must apply by this date if you made. in cash each month, it would just about pay the price of admission
Air Technical; Training; Center's I are on any retired list and are I monthly starting with the month,I II !I. to one movie in town or one bleacher seat at a ball game. But
after die. If
PettyOf f iver o/-Oe.Wet It seties. receiving or are entitled to receive ,I you your husband or I the pooling of profits provides each serviceman and woman with *
wife is the
.) retired, broad program of off-duty recreational activities
any pay.
or she will continue to get them
There are many qualificationsused I e a I The taxpayer also benefits By helping pay some of the costs of
until he or she remarries or dies.
in picking a petty-officer-of- I 1)What) are the various arrangements I this program exchange profits since the end of World War II in
the-week. This week NATTCenter I can make under the If your children are getting the I all Services have saved the American taxpayer nearly $200 million.
I' payments (under option two or This is the amount all Service
has chosen a kingsize PO in plan? exchanges have earned and returned
John J O'Hare, TD3, of Training I I There are three different arrangements three), they will get a check to their customers for off-duty recreational programs. If exchangeswere

Facilities Projector Repair Shop -options-f i om which every month until they are mar I unable to earn those sums the taxpayers would be called uponto
Hailing from I you may choose and one addi- I Tied or over 18 .years old. I make up the amount or else the vital morale building programs

Buffalo' N. Y., tional arrangement known as"op Under Option Two, for example of welfare activities would have to be drastically reduced.

where he was lion four" which you may wantto if the oldest of your three Actually exchanges refer to their military customers as stock
member of add to any of the other three I children was 15 when you died, holders. They do this because all the profits eventually return to
the Week-end It can save you a lot of money. each would get one-third of the Service personnel as "dividends".

Warriors, Here are the different options: amount to which you are entitled. WHO MANAGES THE EXCHANGE:

O'Hare was Option One: Payment after I When the oldest becomes 18 or I Is As servicemen and servicewomen are, in a sense, stockholders,
called to active death goes to surviving wife or married, the other two each will they have a natural interest !in how their firm is being managed.

duty in Aug. husband. I then receive one-half of the. All Services now make available a lot of information on that subject,
1951. He i'e-' Option Two Payment to be 'monthly payment. When only one so that an interested serviceman has little trouble finding out the
ported to Jacksonville -,'_. divided equally among eligible is still eligible, he will get the full]l figures and making comparisons.

for du- u mre children. monthly payment. In all Services the top supervision is military but the majority

ty in Aug of 1952. Option Three: Payment goes to Payments stop when the children of exchange positions are filled by civilians. These are generally

O'Hare has shown outstanding wife or husband until he or ahe you named are married or men and women with years of retailing, store management and service

ability in duties ranging from mo- remarries or dies. Payments thenwill over 18, unless they cannot support department operation behind them, as well as specialists in the

Tie projector repair to classroom be divided among your eligible themselves because of some various other fields of accounting, personnel, audit, procurement, in-
Instruction on Projector Operation children physical or mental defect contracted mirance, and the like.

and Care. Option Four! T4is to the add! before their 18th blrthdav.. (Fourth and final installment of series next week.)

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25 March JAX AIR NEWS Three
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I I Seek Appropriations For Recreation Instead Of Using Welfare Funds |I EXCHANGE NAVY

The number and size of recreation are legitimate facilities, it may authorized, there are also indications ming pools, stadiums, banks, chapels

and welfare facilities authorIzed be acme time before some Installations I that Defense will entertain commissary stores, educa 1

at service Installations has can obtain what Is due requests above and beyond the tlonal facilities, enlisted clubs,
maximum. NCO or CPO Open Mess, Officers'
been published by the Defense De them. In the meantime, the out
IT IS HOPED that publication Open Mess, exchanges, restaurants
partment. ; line will guide Installations in budget of the standards for morale, and theatres, entertainment The Exchanges and the Country

It i. hoped that the list the I planning recreational facilities will cause workshops, hobby shops, libraries Store are constantly adding new
items to stock Some of the recent -
first prepared by Defense can Actual authorizations at this I the Budget Bureau to release and guest houses.
arrivals are listed below.
be used 'to get Congress to en time it Is revealed, will depend I money for such construction, Nearly $18,000,000, authorizedin
on the construction ,budgets of which has been frozen since the the 1949, 1950 and 1951 appropriation : Frlzer Oven Ware a large
done more money for such facilities the service. It is expected; however I fall of 1952.Some bills has 'been held up selection of cast iron ware enameled

instead of using welfare that. Defense will give ample of the specifications Included by Budget\,. Of this, 1.5 million. in beautiful colors. These ate ,
funds. backing in the Defense blueprintcover dollars is for Navy and $900,000: wonderful for service direct from

ALTHOUGH THE instructions While the list is specific on the I bowling alleys, gymnasiums, for Marine Corps recreational the oven to the dinner table.

represent what Defense believes I I number, type and size of facilities: athletic fields, golf courses, swim items. I III Record holders for safe keeping -

of important papers.

p In 45 Types The Navy :Mascot a stuffed

Fee Charged of Town For Checks CashingOut II You Name It ;dliH 's Probably Flown It I II I I toy for Electric the for' Navy the Frying child man. or Pans a souvenir- light'

Effective April 1, 1954, the
weight and handy for at
Treasury Department has instructed I You name it, and Comdr. .. ,- .. '.,-j In the kitchen or um right anyplace at

all Navy installations to I \V Donald Dietz has probably \ I the table.

make an exchange charge for it i i:
flown !
checks :. tN H Toys-wonder horses guns and
cashing personal out-
of town banks. on This veteran Navy pilot, who ,Yl M i holster sets, 3-D paint books, tent
last week took command of VC- M and tricycles in 12-f8.20 inch
In accordance with the instructions 62, has qualified in 45 different sizes.

the local Naval Air Station types of military aircraft during .=V oyh
Comforter and blanket and
Bank will begin these charges the his 13 year naval career. .Y bags
I. garment bags for protection of
first of the month. He is now !in the process of beIng '
I clothing and other valuable items
The amount assessed: for cashing -i checked out in aircraft No. Y.
xiz from the destructive moth.
such checks will conform to. 46, in his squadron's own F9F-8[' .
established charges in the com Cougar photojet. a

munity. .I A BREAKDOWN into three

No charge will be made for classifications of aircraft would

checks cashed on local banks. show that VC-62's new skipperhas ,. :r .

qualified to fly six jets, 15 1 r R ,aa

multi-engine planes, and 24 single 'a'r
engine propeller-driven aircraft ,
Jax Credit Union
A competent plane commander, if r A d. .. ,.
patrol plane commander, and fer ,
ro Personnel are invited te1"lt
Verifies Records ry pilot, Comdr. Dietz Is also qualIfied t
the USO Senlpemen'n Club at SI
in special instruments and
W. Monroe St., open from 09.W:
Of All Members photo reconnaissance to 2330 daily.Thursday .
Since winning his naval aviator'
AH Jax Navy Federal Credit I wings atNAS Pensacola in March 25.--800: P.M.
ALL-AROUND FLIER-Lt. Paul Diets, VC-62 structures officer -Cootie
Gloria In ,
Union member were mailed verification Oct. 1941, he has recorded some gives his skipper Comdr. Donald Dietx a cockpit checkout in Wynn charge
requests this week as a 5350 flight hours in his log book. the squadron's F9F-6P Cougar photojet. Already qualified to fly 9:15: P.M.; Melody Ballroom with
part of the audit currently in This I is the equivalent of approxi 45 different types of craft, Comdr. Diets has logged some 5,350 Chaz Harris.
progress. flight hours since 1911 Friday, Much 26-5:30: P.II.-

Regulations requite that share Weekend Tide Table mately 223 consecutive days airborne Cafe Italiano, Spaghetti Supper;
8:00: P.M., Record Dance.
and loan balances in each mem I
ber's passbook be checked at least HIGH LOW DURING THE early days of Saturday, March 27-10.00: A.M,
A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.Fit. World War II, while he was assembly -
House all
once every two years to insure -Open day; : P.M.,
6:12: 12:08: 6:15: and officer with
repair Dance
that the member's record agrees watch USO Bulletin Board
Sat. 7:10: 1:14: 7:20 VN5D8 at Pensacola he
was com for details.
with Credit Union office record.
Sun. 8:12: 2:11: 8:26A : mended for developing substitute SALTY HUMOR FROM
Russell Proctor, Supervisory Sunday, March 28-10:00: A.M.
bomb made of the HERE AND THERE
C'ommlttef'halrman, empha I Dunking round table; Free' donuts .
telephone in a sorority house non-critical material, hydrocal. I
and coffee 5:00 P.M. Vraper
ailed today the necessity for I ; : -
wait breath- Later he fostered and "Some of our congressmen drink
rings. Twenty girls developedthe
any Credit Union member not more than they can hold." Service; 5:30: P. M., Refresh
Aviation for
lessly.A Safety Program
manta Coottiettes
receiving verification request "
cute little blonde number the Chief of Naval Air Training "Can you prove that?
through the mall to notify the March 29-7:00: P.M.-
"Sure. It right here thata
grabs the instrument from the Comdr. Dietz then was orderedto says
Supervisory Committee Ping Pong instruction, Frank Pua-
certain representative made his
hook and coos: the Naval Ordnance Test Sta
The Supervisory Committee will "Hello." tion at Chincoteague, Va., where speech from the floor *of the kas; 7:00: P.M., Skating at Skate
be available in Building 40, the I house." land, reduced rates.
From somewhere: "Hello, !Is for three years he directed the
Tuesday, March 30--8.00: P.M.
Credit Union office, between 1530 "
Boo there? guided missle program. I J
and 1730 on Tuesday March 30, "Boo, who?" Comdr. Dietz held a commercial The husband: and wife had just -Balloon Party.Wednesday .

for this purpose, and to review "Awrfght, if you're going to pilot's license even before reporting returned from an evening out and March 31-0:30: P.

any passbooks not in agreementwith cry, forget the whole thing." to NAB '.Pensacola for. his the wife was severely berating her M.-Wiener Roast, sign upon the I

the balances shown on the Click! flight training husband, threatening never to go Bulletin Board.College .
Verification forms sent each mem out with him again. .

ber.Other Somewhat bewildered, her hus Course In
Supervisory Committee tiPa -s band retraced the events of the

members are Arthur W. Allen, FIh evening verbally, gave himself a
Supply-Fiscal department, and pat on the back for speaking to 'Job Evaluation'To

Charles M. Head, Jr., Overhauland everybody cordially, reaffirmedhis
Repair department. sobriety and then asked what Start In AprilWith
he did wrong.

Com r. Dodds Leaves "What did you do wrong?" his Dr. A. C. Klelnschmidt of

,Y P wife stormed: "why you double- the University of Florida( Industrial
Training Post ti barrelled ignoramus, you asked Engineering Department aa
< n Mrs. Jones"how her husband was instructor, a 12-week extension
Comdr. Charles R. Dodds, Direc standing the heat" course in "Job Evaluation" will

tor of Training at the Naval Air A.0 "And what's wrong with that T" be offered beginning early In,

Technical Training Center here I k Y said her spouse April.

for the past year, Is due to be de "Nothing," said the wife colds, The Information and Education .

tached the I latter part of this ,, r "except that Mr. Jones has been Office at the Naval Air Technical (
week. dead for two months!" Training Center will receive

Before coming[ here, he served o registrations in Building 500. .

as superintendent of training and a -. '; They are telling this one on a Aimed at determining the worthof ,
director of training in Memphisfrom Hollywood playgirl "Her bath- jobs in industry, the course will

1917 to 1930, and later held room towels are monogramed, be held for 2'hours Tuesday
i ii
the same position from 1952 to ; ,eyr. .. t sr k 'Hers; and To Whom It May evenings at the Jacksonville
1953. Concern'." School of Technology, 129 King:
During the latter years of World d's at', w'. Street.

War II Comdr. Dodds commanded > s"; "Are they very .strict at your The course will be offered

Patrol Squadron 130 in the Atlantic ,.::3-._....- ._ -. i college?" through the off-campus facilities
and Pacific, and after a short "Strict You remember Jonesy? of the General Extension Divisionof
period on-the staff of the Air Commander ANOTHER "WEEKEND WARRIOR"-Robert Fritch (center) Well, he died in class, and they the University of Florida. TM
Is sworn Into the ranks of the "Weekend Warriors" by Capt. John
7th Fleet, he returned to Counihan, commanding officer of NARTU Jar, as his father propped him up until the lecture course carries two semester hour
the Naval Academy as a memberof Theodore Fritch (right looks on. Now that Robert has joined the endedl"Wife of college credit.
the executive department Ha ranks of the "Weekend Warriors" he will keep up the family tra Cost is 11.00 for tuition, plus
dition in the Navy The senior Fritch, civilian administration officer
is 1937 of the Naval : "You 1eastl"! an estimated for ,
a graduate 15.50 text mat*
of NAS, has been with the Navy for 32 dears Young Bob attends
Academy. Ilishop Kenny High Schol. Husband: "You burden;f rial,




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VP-J8, VA-45 Fasron 109 Fasron 6. VF Coastal Defenses

I Scouting ; iA.Al1Sq; ; drons VU-4 Have DetachmentA 'Enemy' In

VP-18 Ing results. The exercises consistof valiant detachment is
Debra Lynn McCants born
was dropping six miniature bombs carrying on in the face o f
March 17 to Mrs. James L. Me
and four rockets on a specified overwhelming odds here at
Cants, wife of James L. McCants,
target. In order to qualify the NAS Jacksonville.The .
AT AN. Another birth recorded at
Naval pilot must have an average of VIM, detachment, consist
Hospital was a son bornto
Lt. and Mrs. J. Robert' Stubbs 100 feet or less in rocket firing, ing of only eleven men is stand-

and 150 feet or less in bombs 'TVg ing against almost the whole
Reporting aboard from the USS
ComFairJax fleet in battles of
Lake Champlain is Hiawatha
Faaron 109 mock warfare.
Mills, ADI. Recently Joining the
Fasron 100 presented thirteen The two twin
ranks of the "brown baggers" is engine JD Invaders
members with Good Conduct Medals of the
utility squadron
Hansel Mead, MN2. Hansel was rep-
totaling 39 years of good con- the in
resent enemy the daily sor-
married on March 19 at the Main l lt ly
duct. Presentations were made at ties when the
Street Baptist Church. His wife, alert radar eyes of
the monthly inspection. ReceivIng an ever suspicious carrier tracks
the former Alma Jean Logan, is
the awards were: Jay Canter, ? the air for the presence of intruding
a student nurse at the St. Luke's1lospital. :
AD3; Samuel Cowling, AT2 F r
; : a aircraft. In an alert, fighter
Charles Foushee, AN; Theodore planes are launched to
In for future deployment I
Fulton, AD3; Thomas Herrman, and in more than one instancethe
to VP-18 is
Argentla, YN2; Frank Hudgins, A02; Albert i i.C4 JD's have been reported "shot
sending six of its pilots each weekto
Huffman, AK1 Charles
; down"
as many as five or six
NAS, Hutchinson, Kansas, fora
Kauffman, YN3; Donald Osewalt, times in
a single day only to
five day concentrated course in return
Polar AK3; Lynn Schneider, AD3,' Paul again the next.

Navlagation. SUpple, AN; Richard Smaltz,
From all reports of those returning > Utility Squadron Four, basedat
AM3, and Leo Smith, AK3.
the course is well worth FACE MAN-SIZED JOB-A "midget". unit with "man-sized" NAAS Chincoteague, Va., is

the effort. Leading the pack of Comdr William C. Hartmann, functions-that's Utility Squadron 4 detachment, serving under commanded by Comdr. DonaldG.

VP-18 PPC's for high scoring dur- commanding officer, was promoted operation control of ComFalrJax. Ten of the eleven men comprising I White, while the offier in
to his present rank on Feb. the unit line up for this family portrait; Front row (left to
ing competitive exercises these right) are Edward Shell, A02; Charles Lashare, AD3; Lt. Henry charge of the Jax detachment is
1 195(. Enlisted members andfficers
past few months is Lt. GeorgeL. O'Neill, assistant officer-in-charge; James Preiser, AMAN, and Lt. Robert F. Wheeler ably assisted -
Aycrs. presented him with a new; Vernon Ryden; AD 1. Second' row: James Tolar, AE3; John Drenth, by Lt. Henry G. O'Neill

hat and shoulder boards. AE3; Royal Parish, ADCAP); Lt. Robert Wheeler, officer-in- and a crew of nine enlisted
The "skipper" awarded the crew charge and Calvin Gore J., AMC.
VA-43 men.
Reporting to the VA-45: Blackbirds an "outstanding" on the recent in- I I vin E. Wilhite, Robert. W. Wisdom customed to the 95 and 100 degree In addition to the two officer

this past week was Lt. William _pection. The three best men, in I and Joseph A. Morcio, PH2. The temperatures of San Juan. pilots the detachment also boastsone

E. Edwards, from the Naval appearance and military bearingwere new officers reported from NAS aviation pilot, Roy C. Parish,

Postgraduate School, Monterey, selected. They were JamesA. Hutchinson, Kansas. Marcio re- Fasron Six ADC, who has accumulated almost -

Calif. Lt. Edwards will take over White, ADAN, Albert L. Foster ported here from NAS Memphis, AH hands wish a speedy recovery 6,000 hours since his desig-

ADl and Theodore R. Fulton, Tenn., for Jack G. Rogers, YN3, nation
Operations department post, vacated as a naval aviator.

by Lt. J. R.; Milli who was ADS. Many members of the squadron who was hospitalized, from injuries The training afforded the fleet
named acting executive officer. recently returned from a three- sustained when the jeep in by the VIM Detachment servesin

For the third straight week the ,'p.:) week stay in Puerto Rico, where which he was a passenger a s good stead.

Several new officers and men they participated in "Operation struck automobile here.
squadron will attempt to hold a by an --
were welcomed aboard VP-5 recently Springboard" and are complainingabout bins reported from Naval Hospital -
beer bust and soft ball game for Rogers and Nick E. Carson, AM2,

all hands of VA-45 immediatelyafter The new arrivals were: the cold Florida weather both passengers in the jeep, were Jax.

secure on Friday Ensigns Donald ,E. Hunter, Mar- It seems they have become acFATIIERLY thrown from the jeep. Carson, Charles F. Richards, Luther

Although much excitement was who received numerous abrasions, Nahnsen and John R. Luncefordwere

shown over the acceptance of an ; m was released from the NAS Infirmary recently advanced from AA

overhauled AD-4 from Quonset Thursday, while RogersIs to AN. On March 13, Henry F.

i p Rebbe, AD3, and Barbara J. Dui-
Point, the Blackbirds were all hospitalized with a back injury.

looking forward to receiving their x 4,. This week's title of "White Hat rance were united in marriage
N *
new AD-6's which should be accepted of the Week" goes to native Virginian -

some time in June. Conley Cantrell, A01, who FAW11The
staff waved goodby to two
exercises in rocket
Competitive has earned the distinction for his
men this week John R. Delfox
: ,
and dive-bombing were held on outstanding performance and lead-
RM1, reported to the Naval Se-
Tuesday of last week and the ership in the Ordnance Division.
Blackbirds anxiously await 1 k' curity Group Detachment at Nor-
"___ From Pound, Va., Cantrell was folk, Va. He. had spent exactly
called to active duty from the 24
i months with FAW-11.
Marines Sailors da b reserves In Nov., 1943. He served
Capt. Harry P. Burden, chief of
: with CASU-7 NAS, Seattle, Wash
staff, and other officers from
Divide Honors At and SOSU-1, Pearl Harbor duringthe
l Fleet Air Wing's Atlantic Fleet,
war. He shipped over in the
Norfolk, Va., conducted an administrative -
regular Navy after returning to

Training SchoolsTwo : the States in Dec. 1945. CantrellIs material inspection of
\L VP-5 yesterday. Comdr. Albert R.
Marines and two sailors currently an instructor in Aerial -
1 Barbee is officer of
led graduating classes of Naval I Mines at the squadron's Mine commanding
AI f VP-5, a FAW-11 unit.
Air Technical Training Center Shop.
I Schools last week. Yesterday's inspection was in

Pfc. John C. Sypnelwskl and VF-63 exchange) for the one made by

Pfc. Gerald H. Scull, both from Now ,officially a member of Air FAW-11 staff officers of VP-45,

Buffalo, N. Y., were named honor ADVICE-John Waldrop, AN, (seated) interviews Group Ten, after some four years a FAW-5 squadron, in Norfolk in
Ronnie Paul, AN, of Fasron 109 at the squadron's education office.
students at AOA) and ANP) 'Waldrop, a former educator and school principal, is playing an and a Korean cruise with Air February. The purpose behind the

School respectively Important part in the training and education program at Fasron Group Four, the Gladiators have "exchange" inspections is to establish -

An average of 87.13 placed Pfc 109. been preparing this week to go a standard rating systemfor

Sypneiwski at the top of 20 Marine aboard the USS Coral Sea for air wings in Atlantic fleet
Assists In Fasron J09 Program
and Navy personnel at Aviation three days of carrier qualifica- r *

Ordnance School. A graduateof tions beginning Monday. The other VF-14:

McKinley Vocational High School Principal's Interest Still Lies squadrons in Air Group Ten will Comdr. Kussel F.. Trudeau, skip

School, Sypneiwskl has now been also be making qualification landings per of VF H, has temporarilytaken

transferred to the Marine Corps In Education Even While In the NavyStudent over the reins as acting

Air Station, Miami. Fourteen new Gladiators will be Commander Carrier Air Group

Technical training is nothing teacher, principal, schools prior to assignment to required to qualify in the F2H-2 One since Comdr. Robert Brunn-

new to Pfc. Scull, whose averageof and sailor all in the periodof Banshee, while 11 older members ing has been detached.
Fasron 109 at Fleet Air Jacksonville -
92.05 was the best in a class five years this Is the storyof will make refresher landings.Lt. The VF-14 Tophatters played

of 166 at Airman Preparatory John H. Waldrop. Waldrop, (jg) Edward E. Amendewas host to dependents and guests

School. A former engineering student an Airman, is now a memberof At the squadron, Waldrop has married to Miss Constance with an open house at Cecil Field.

at the University of Buffalo, Fasron 109. the job of interviewing service- MacLean of Whittier, Calif., on The guests had a chance to see

Scull is now attending the Aviation Shortly after Waldrop com- men interested in obtaining their March 6. first hand the F3D Skynight, now

Electronjc School, Memphis pleted two years at North West t in use by the Tophatters.Also .

Wesley Figg, AEAN, was se- :Mississippi Junior College, he high school diploma, as well as VA-105
who would like at the open house were
to obtain
lected honor student at AEA) assumed the position as teacher
credits Recently reported to VA-103: for displays arranged by the Ord-
School. Formerly of VP-10 at-For and principal of Troy Grammar through corre- duty were Ensigns Gilbert L. Wi- of inert
nance Gang, consisting
spondence He
courses. also
Lyautey, French Morocco, Figg School. A year later he attended sists in presenting as- nans, Bert S. Forner, and' Blair rockets: and bombs, along with
movies -
has been assigned to Fasron 108, summer school at Mississippi Stewart. The reported from NAAS
lectures and an unmounted 20mm cannon
other mediaof
Brunswick, Maine. State and during the winter Cabaniss
education. Field, Texas. Carl W. De- the type used by the squadron.
Honor graduate at the AKA) months Waldrop assumed a simIlar AOAN; Lawrence A. Van Winkle, i During the open house Lt.jg( )

School was Tommie L.Thomaso n, position as principal of the As an educator, Waldrop's In- AT2; John E. Robbins, AOU3, Robert A. "Hop" ,Hold n and

AKAN, formerly from ,Tinsman,, Springville Grammar School. terests lie in agriculture and and Daniel L Greenslet, AD3,' also crewman Don Stevens, AN, flew

Ark. Prior to entering the Naval After the outbreak of hostilities education. With this in mind, reported. DeHart reported from one of the Skynights across the

Service in July 1953, Thomason, in Korea,- the grammars he purchased a farm, which the NAS Oceana, Va., Warmack from field in a low altitude pass followed

attended the Thornton, school principal entered the airman plans to use as a claw NAS Norfolk, Va., Greenslet from by a sharp roll-over and

high School. ;Navy He attended two Navy room for his students CAG-10, Van Winkle find Rob climb out


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25 March 1954 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five


Activity Rivals That Of LaGuardia ... NIGHT SCENE-Very striking In this
night photo Is the "Capitol" of the Na-
val Air Station, the Operations building -
.. Tower As This is the air rontrolhnan's home- I

Functioning ..1'larly I Y{ activity away-from at NAS.Four home.. This is the hub of

'Nerve Center'"Navy / '' i 1, } ,
'+ ,
ration l'+ f Y r ) r } r 1 b g

Jax Tower, this is Air Force 8335. At 18,000

heading 110 degrees. Disorientated. Request D/F steer to

base. Over."

"Air Force 8335 Navy Jax Tower. Roger. Request

"Navy Jax Tower 8335. Roger component parts: Local Control,

I'm an F94 type aircraft, having subdivided Into two positions for ,

30 minutes fuel remaining, Air Control and Ground Control,

out of Moody AFB on a local Fam Flight Data position, and Ap..

hop. Over." proach Control. I
"Roger 8335. We have you lo- Planes requesting' taxi Instructions 1'I

cated. Steer left to heading 090 are directed by Ground Con- wM

degrees to Navy Jacksonville. trol to the duty runway for

Over." "warm-up." Due to the pilot's restricted -
Thus is a pilot's dilemma solved visibility the controllerhas *.

Lost plane procedure is only to function as the pilot's eyesin

one of various facilities renderedby avoiding accidents with other Sn._
NAS operations tower. aircraft. The controller must remember I : :
the I ,, ...__________
Visualize the situation that the call numbers of all

would exist if the 700 to 800 planes he Is handling. There is

planes that clear through NAS I no room for error; each pilot is

Jax every day did not have radio I dependent, on him. handles more than double sary refueling point.

facilities. The resulting confusion TIlE NAVY Jax Tower rivals that number. Looking at a map it is evident OperationsMen

would be disastrous. even LaGuardia, Idlewild, and that planes coming from Sbuth

AND RADIOS aren't enough. A Washington, D. C., airports for Fleet Logistic Air Wing,. Atlantic America and the Caribbean areas Cited For

central control manned by compe- traffic handled daily. Imeson airport has scheduled flights operat- use the Florida airways and in-

tent operators is mandatory. The handles approximately 400 ing 24 hours a day up and down varibly Jacksonville functions as Iron Lung' JobFour

majority of the operating control- aircraft per day. Navy Jax regu the east coast and Jax is a neces- one of the major points along the

lers In the "Greenhouse," as it is route. men from the-NAS Opera-

affectionately called, in addition to Sn.ww NAS JACKSONVILLE area is tions department were commended -

stringent Navy requirements are a host, at one time or another, to by Capt. Burnham C. McCaf-
fully licensed by the Civil Aero >!.r w 39 squadrons, 3 Fasrons, and one free, NAS commanding officer, ata

nautics Authority and hold eithera of the largest Overhaul and Re- meritorious mast, held recently .

CAA Junior or Senior Controller pair departments in the country. Kenneth
B. Olger, AMC; William -
card for a particular airport.The Also transient aircraft from the C. Honsburger, AEl; Klwood
process used in selecting Air western part of the country file
C. Hubbs, AE1, and Lewis E. .
Controllers is an exacting one. flight plans through here. In Hancock, AE3, were singled out

Radio frequencies handled by short, Navy Jacksonville acts as for ingenuity displayed in the

the Tower are many and varied. a funnel for flights from all over modification of an Iron lung used
A constant stream of chatter is
the country that are enroute to in a flight transferring a polio
directed at the operators from the
and from the southern hemisphere.
roaY patient from NAS Jax to Greensboro -
H radio voice frequencies as wellas
Picture also the variety of the N. C.
five telephones and twelve sta- :3r
The planes operating in and out of In order to operate within the
tions on the "squawk" box.
controller must also contend with Jacksonville. In addition to Navy aircraft during flight, the lung
jets, conventional, and helicopters
much "last minute" voice trans- required a number of technical
Jax also handles Marine, and Air
modifications made
a. possible by
missions, such as pilots makinglast
minute changes t Force planes, such as the big I the skill of the four men.
.J7rniT1ff Globemaster, B-47 Stratojets, and
Jax tl Via letter the Chief
A TYPICAL situation at Bureau of
1.1 the KC-07 Tankers, used by the
finds Anywhere from 15 to 30 Aeronautics noted the success of
Air Force in its Air-to-Air refueling -
planes waiting to get into the air ]r program. Each type air- the NAS personnel in modifyingthe
at one time and as many requesting lung and aircraft to uit the
TIIE "GREENIJOUSE"-l\Iannlng the local control and the approach craft imposes particular air traf-
to land. To facilitate handlingof control stations in the "Greenhouse" requires calmnessand fic control requirements. The letter, In part,
problems due to
the planes the tower has sepa- steady nerves. Left to right are, Jim Waring, AC1; Jim Cochran also said, the Chief, BuAer "de-
rated air traffic control into three AC3; Arlo Stuessy, AC3 and Don Pistulka, AC1. speed, operating air space, etc.AIRCRAFT sires to compliment the commandIng -
from the commer-
Local Swimmers Provide Atmosphere/ cial airlines have occasion to land officer on his evident good
indoctrination measures and
Dancing Classes at Jax when Imeson airport is on

'. Commence TodayWith Camera Crew Uses Jax, As Locale For closed Navy in Jacksonville by weather. also has a his maintenance. .of. high morale.!'

co-ordinated with NAS Sparks: "I have a terrible head
dancing instruction pro- Filming 'Swimmir"Cut. For Survival'ter program ache!"
vided by teachers from Arthur ig Field. Pilots filing cross-
Seaman: "Stick head thru
:Murray Studios, a series of dance Print that." country instrument flight plans your
of the American Red Cross from that station must clear the window; that'll break the
lessons will begin at the Naval Not heard in Hollywood,
Air Technical Training Center but right here at NAS Jack- who is acting as Technical Ad- through and receive instructionsfrom pane.

gymnasium, Building 513, from sonville. It all took place in visor for the filming. In chargeof Navy Jax Tower. .' '.
to 2100 this ) i nit i of the Chiefs' In an emergency situation the
1900 (Thursday evening the vie i y the operation is Lcdr. CharlesR.
deck here at NAS might be unsafe -
outdoor pool last Thursday, Eaton from the Naval Photographic -
The program conducted jointlyby with a' camera crew on loca- Center in Washington. for immediate landing in
the dance studio and Special tion for the filming of "Swim- which case they are cleared to
C *
Services of NATTCenter, is opento ming for Survival", a Navy Cecil, another load for the already -
They are also accompanied by
overburdened mind of the
all Service
personnel. training film.
three white hats from the Naval Air Controllman.
A charge of 11.50 will be made Herbert Kerkow, producer and
for all men. Women will be admitted director who Is under contract to Receiving Station in Washington, Being under ComFairJax, Fleet tiY. r.
D. C. All are adept at swimmingand
planes based at NAAS Sanford
free, both to the dancing the Navy for many training films
are the "stars'1 of the film. NALF Mayport, NAAS Glynco,
and the lessons. Special Services has Just completed the filming
also has invited the girls from the here. After filming most of the Also making their debuts'' on Ga., and NAS Cecil Field also frequEnt -

Jacksonville Electic Club to par- underwater scenes in the Silver film are several Jax personnelwho the air station Comdr. .: ; ;
ticipate.If Springs area, Kerkow; brought his were recruited to provide Atmosphere Harry Narty is NAS Operations : :: ,

the dance classes prove successful crew here to Jax to film the back at the swimming pool. Officer

the Arthur Murray Stu- ground scenes. The film is being made with the The Operations Tower most cer-

dios and Special Services will arrange intention 6f having personnel prac- tainly serves as the station's

a series of monthly dancesin With Krrkow are Henry E. tice survival methods in the water "Nerve Center."
King Hall with dance orchestra Lykes, cameraman, and Dick i during their recreational swim periods rpr .
"Hey, are you doing?
music. Brown of the Washington Chap- .
yelled the foreman.

"I'm sharpening a pencil," ans-

I. Driving Manners Wins Chief First Courtesy TicketMaybe I wered"Careful the,"bricklayer.warned the foreman, n! .

"don't.let That'sa '-wkr.'''''- --
anybody see you. .4
it was the luck of the five years? was admittedlyalarmed never warranted a "ticket" in all carpenter's Job." MARINES TO OCS-Two

Irish, but last St. Pat's Day, when when Samuel D. Still- his driving experience. members, of the Marine Avia

Otis L. DeWoody, ATC, instructor -' well, AB3, who was patrolling Needless to say he was pleased the Station. tion Detachment of NATTCen-
in AGO School, NATTCCen- traffic that night, waved him to Meanwhile Security has a lot ter, T/Sgt. Willie Lowe left)
to learn he was the first to be
ter was "apprehended" by a Sta- the side of the road. He was also more of the "complimentary tick- and S/Sgt. Walter Brown are

tion traffic policeman while driv- bewildered, for all he had done awarded the courtesy certificatefor ets" ready to be delivered to those the newest Candidate candidates School.for Lowe Officer -

ing his car, what did he get buta was come to a stop and wait patiently exceptional road manners; issued who deserve them. However, fair is from Materiel Office, and

courtesy citation for driving. until five or six other dri- by the Automotive Vehicle warning is given that.,there are calls Attleboro, Mass home.

Chief DeWoody, who has beenon vers edged into the traffic lane Safety Board to encourage good plenty of the uncomplimentarykind Brown hails from Greenville
Pa., and is attached
and off the Station for the past ahead of him. Moreover, he had driving and cut accident rates on available, tool! office. to the Legal -


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IJ Fliers Even In Eastern Cage Meet;; !j"i -Tennis TeamTriumphs In


: Trip RecSlo, Bow To Great Lakes Initial Match

The' Jax Navy Fliers Sixth Naval District basketball -
Victorious in its first match a
remaining of the weeklong
title-bearers, ran into a roadblock in their quest for the games
5.( win the University of
I Eastern Navy Quarter-Finals Championship at Norfolk, double-elimination tourney.

receiving a 130-88 thrashing; from a taller Great Lakes Navy Kuhn, a VJM8 pilot, joined the Georgia on the Boone Park court,

quintet Tuesday afternoon 'Fliers for post-season competitionafter the Jax Navy tennis team meets

Jax Navy earlier had defeated* ices of ace forward lIal Kuhn, blazing a trail in Mainside >.. iU second Southern college opponent -

Washington RecSta, 80.71- a were no match for the skyscraping intramural competition. ;i today on the Boone Park

first round game. The Fliers met Lakers. Kuhn has been! at his THE GREAT Lakes entry, a

Quonset Point, First Naval District Buffalo, N. Y., home on emergency tall, fast, hard-driving club, has clay.Next Monday, coach Ken Stew
champions in a Wednesday I. ',
leave. been tabbed tourney favorite as art's net squad plays Duke University
tussle, results of which were .1.0:
available It is believed, however, that j a result of its astounding per- ,.,. .." here Last Saturday'smatch
Hal .would be on hand for the formance against Jax Navy, ,", : f
THE FLIERS, minus the serv- with the University of
The Lakers were fortunate in ; r.J >.
Jax Yrr ., : ,. ,. ..... .. Florida was postponed because of
drawing Navy on one of its : .
Cindermen Open ., and has been rescheduled for
Bill' Again ; rain
'Big : ,
rare off nights, there not being > : .
.... .
.. Gainesville at a later date.Ben .
Season April 3 that much visible difference in
San Jose the two : SobieraJ of Sanford-based
Cops fast-breaking i
From wrestling coach to ,,, VC-5. and Jack Candland, NAWS
Winner of this event will meet ,
track performer is the transition
Links CrownAdding for lion Turnquist of NAT- the Atlantic Fleet champions on ONE ACE- Ben Sobieraj of II School, were double winners
Sanford-based VC-5, is the No. against the Georgia Bulldogs.
March 31-April 1 at Philadelphia.After .
TCenter Special Services who
his fourth links title of 1 ranking player of the Jax I Sobieraj defeated Merrill
this week turned out for the this comes the All-Navy Navy tennis team, which facesa I
the season to an already flowery sprints as a member of the Jax meet, where East meets West, at strong schedule. Bantam Ben Pound, Georgia co-captain, 63.

crown, Bill Scarbrough success Navy cinder team. Great Lakes. The interservice finals holds the Atlantic Fleet single I 6.1, and Candland dKpoM of

fully defended the San Jose Coun- are slated for April 14-15 title, and paired with teammate Danny Huff, 6.%, 8-:.
in excellent Fleet
Tuinquist, phy.lcal Leon Wilson to win the
try Club') Invitational Golf Championship condition from his wrestlingwork also at the Lakes.Perkins doubles rrown. In doubles play, Sobieraj and
with a 2.up'idory over Candland were extended 9-7 to
will be one of the 25-man
Bill Stark Sunday at the San Jose take the first set but shut out
squad which will" meet Die University -
links. 'I Ring Squad StrengthenedFor Pound and co-captain Bill McMul-
of Miami at Miami Ap
Scarbrough, member of the ril 3. len, 6-0, in the second set.

Jax Navy golf team, earlier this The day's marathon match was
Coaches Larry White andJerry
year had won'a pro-amateur tour- I Hargis have been Impressed Sixth ND TourneyBoxing won by Frank Anderson of FAE-

ney at Sanford, the NAS Four- with the performanceof TULant, who outlasted Georgia'

Ball title and also the city four- Sam Flemming, 8-6, 2-6, 63.
ball championship, teamed with Jerry Turner, a Marine from is nearing the trim-down stage for Jax Navy-
ANP( ) School who hat been Clynt Johnson of VP-lft was extended -
Comdr. Frank Heyer, Marine scrappers as they prepare to battle for District, Sectional to the limit to take the
approaching 21 feet in the
Stark, from the Timuquana and Service finals Coaches Bob Perkins and Steve .
of Weiner G.
broad jump. measure Beryle ,
Country Club and a tourney. Time trials were scheduledthis Mayer have the mittmen 'working out daily at the NA1T- 108.

hardened linkster, took the lead Center gym!
week and next on the Lac- The Jax Navy squad was without .
the came up with three new
in the showdown struggle on
kawanna Playfield cinders. Jefferson, of NAS Special Services the services of Leon Wilson,
first hole with a 30-foot birdie performers to compete in the
AAU and Golden Gloves U- the team's number two man, and
Sixth Naval District Championships -
putt. tlist, will bt entered, along with 1
Jim who
I Skipper, normally figures
evened the match at Green Cove Springs, on
Scarbrtagh Golfers Fall
Varsity Archie Bell, from NAS BOQ. in the first six singles matches
.a N.. 2 with a birdie four. The March 29-AprU S. .
next three holes were halved, From Unbeaten ListA Freddie Haas, a classy 132- Date AanouaeedRounding
out the squad are:
before "Big Bill" went 1-up OB pounder from the NATTCenter Veteran Merman
,, of Georgia NAS 175
powerful University Jimmy Johnson, BOQ
Division has shown
N.. C with a par three Holes 7- Commissary ,
golf team handed Jax Navy's pounds; Joe Collins, NAS BOQ.
19 halved, but Scarbr ugh well in workouts and big thingsare
linksters their first defeatof VP-5 165 and, Set To
varsity of him. 126; Jim MUson Depart
parred the 11th with a 5 to
2-up. go the season, 18-! -S',., in a meeting Lou Espinosa, 126 pounds, ofNATl'Cenhr Hank Ritter, VP-5, 156 pounder. I

The 12th and 13th were halved, at the station. golf course Sun Special Services, also Meanwhile, Coach Mayer is I Jax Navy Scene
day afternoon.Ed Marcus Betas, the flashy
with Scarbrough carding a birdie has shown well in workouts.He keeping

four on the 14th to take a three Barnes of Jax Navy fash left the squad after seeing Marine 118-pounder, In shape for I Loring "Snag" Holmes, captainof

stroke lead. The next hole was ioned a neat 71 to cop low scoring some early season action but has the All-Marine Championships at I the Jax Navy swimming'teant

halved on pars, at which point honors for the day. The.youthful returned to compete In the District El Toro, Cal., April 2629. I for three seasons, swam his last

Stark started a game rally. Barnes was the only Navy event.. Espinosa is a former Navy ring dates include, in addition ,I stroke for the squad in the Florida

He captured Nos. 16 and 17, linkster to take three points. Golden Glover from New Orleans to the Sixth Naval District State AAU Championships at

each with a par, to narrow the Georgia football player John Squad Shows Depth meet, the Eastern Navy Semi.i Miami's Riviera Club.

gap to 1-down. Scarbrough took Carson half of the famous Brat- Another of the lighter weightswho Finals at the Malosid gym, on The Fleet Air Jacksonville men

the final and deciding hole, how- kowski to Carson combination, recently reported to Coach April 21; All-Navy Finals at San man, who is expecting transfer orders -

ever, with a methodical par four. shot a 72 to gain 24! points over Perkins\ Al Anglm, 118-pounder Diego, May and 5, and the Inter- any day now, unveiled a

Comdr. Heyer, after copping Jax Navy' Bob Wallace. front NAS Special Services service Championships at Lack-. brand new "Butterfly Dolphin

the medal in a runoff with No. 1 member Bill Scarbrough Coach Perkins has double or land AFB, San Antonio, Texas, stroke at the Miami meet where

Scarbrough, was shunted( to the was missing- from the scene. He triple strength in several events May he missed qualifying for the cham

sidelines! in the championship"B" was busy winning the San Jose with Harold Selsor, of NATTCen- pionship round by a mere tdx-

flight by Pete Coleman ofBrunswick Invitational ter, and Willie Thomas, VW-4,I Kurilich tenths of a second.
both 156 Abe Ensign
Ga. First foursome Frank StetnuonO pounds; McIntosh Developed by Jax Navy coach
( ) 3. Hevfr (J) 0. Ed Barnes Dick ,
vP-5, and Campbell, AO
In the championship "A" con. (J) 3, ('Gjko. Four-ball split 1 1J- Phil Grignon, the "Butterfly Dolphin" -
solation, Lew Chaff of the airstation !7l. School both 139 pounds and Billy. Named Center is a streamlined modification -
Second foursome John Curcon Cox, VP-18, Jerry Deley VP-5,
defeated Dr. Chet Allenin I (G) 2i!(, Bob Wallace (J) >,*. Lester of the standard Butterfly
a 21-hole match. In the second I Kelly (G) 1W, Charles Summit ((3) and Al Celona, VW-4, all 14T- stroke.
PT Officer
Itt. Four-ball won by (G). 44. pounders.Two .
flight finals, Casey Maze, anotherstation Third foursome Jack LumpklnG Holmes a graduate of the Uni
) 2'4, Bill Barrow (J) V Jake heavyweights will see action -
2 and 1
entry, dropped a of Matt versity of Florida, has stacked
Howard (G) 2. George A)'erg (J). In the District event, Roy Appointment Ensign up
decision to Fred Mullikin of, Four-ball won by (G), 2'.4-k.! .I Kurllich, a two-sport all-confer an impressive string of records

Jacksonville.First F. ence athlete while attending Occidental since entering the Navy in July

round matches in the Sta ;" College at Los Angeles, 1951

tion Championship Tournament /... ...J as a Physical Training Officer at Last year he copped the 200-

get underway this week with co- ... NATTCenter, was announced this yard and 440-yard swimming titles

medalists Bill Scarbrough and Ed 'AI' '' :. rLL. week by Lcdr. Peter I. Culbert- while competing in the Jacksonville

Barnes presenting a serious char r' ., son. Center Special Services Of Senior Men's Championship

lenge to defending champion Bob fi, fleer
..* ,.,. kF
Wallace. Ensign Kurilich is no stranger to
Competition will be divided into : meet.SPORTS
Jacksonville He
;J .ports. managedthe
three'other flights besides the NATTCenter Waves basket FROMYESTERYEAR

championship bracket, with play ball team this past season, and

being held on a match play basis. : guided them to a third-place rank

Firing is expected to last for ap- :st' ing in AAU competition. TEN YEARS AGO TODAY

proximately one month. Personnel's bowling team
Acting In oa advisory capacity -
went into the lead in Comnandant' -
he will assist In coachingthe
Show manager: "Why you .
track team. In addition, he Cup competition by
say the show was misrepresented copping 39 out of 44
7i possible
?" lss "' will help handle the huge Intra points.

BM3; "Well, you advertised a } mural sports program maintained The annual station
and none of at the Center for the golf
chorus. seventy,
championship: tourney got un
thousands of students who
them looked to be more than 60." pas
derway with 48 men qualify.
through Ute training school
w..4... .l "i ing for the title event.
While at Occidental, Kurilich
eeryIce NEW ADDITION-Ensign Matt Run Uch. former athletic star took part in varsity football and

;;:'. lea that reads, "Don't ask us for at Occidental College has been named as Physical Training officer baseball and was an All-Southern Jax Navy baseballers drop .
at NATTCenter. He will help handle the huge Intramural athletic ped a two-game series to the
information; If we knew anythingwe program and act In an advisory capacity on varsity sports. Conference intercollegiate selec- I U of N. C., 21-8 and 73..w .
wouldn't be here!" I lie is shown with Jerry Hargis i co-roach of the track squad. tion in both sports for three years.

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25 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven

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Mayport Undefeated Cagers In ...L. '..". .Q Focus On Hitting At Third

City Loop PlayA I 'Session Of Baseball Camp

strong band of from
eager I
Mayport Navy went through the .y; With the third session of the sixth annual Jax-Navy

Industrial League hardwood ., Boys' Baseball Training Camp postponed by inclement weather -
sea "
with an undefeated slate of : : last week, officials of the camp are busy lining "P nseball-
*on ....' '. ,' 10:: ,VI' I personalities in this area for an appearance at this Saturday'ssessiop.
fourteen \
I"j: :: 'f IJr'l. .. .
Mayport's overall record was a '' : S' wi .

remarkable 25-4 Including contests /..,,' ., (. Trl Speaker, one of the dust I lads handle their own pitchingand

with such top clubs as the > ?>" .!.. members of baseball's Hall of catching chores, somethingthat

Florida National Guard, St. Regis ; :i : \; K.. Fame, due to appear at last has been done in past sessions -
Paper Co., USS Wasp, Naval Reserve <<. t ,. .,. .:.... ,." ".'...\ '.. .'. ..' t week's "washed-out" session, is by members of the Jax

Jax Marines and other top >. '\.., :$ :. : .. j,. : \. ."rf cpcctcd to be on hand this week, Navy baseball team.
.'1" ; .
and amateur \ ) here two other -
on occasions -
service quintets in r.i. it }.h, I',.' Speaker,
this area. ,.'1'.'t .. r,. "'" ">;'.., .'.\ .': in the past, has proved a This will be the last ")()()k-M'e"

The USS Champlain, runner .,'. ..f w,.,,..-1/<', .,,.,.t.:.;.:..:..., ,. <"!., :\"L'.,>b..... ..q it"If'!(., ....:';,""(JIll"'Ij. ..' big hit with the youngsters. It is for the instructors before making
......' '"" .. "
up in the recent ComFalrJnx .):" .,. '..."."""..'."..11:9.;: ;' 'J,. .;>;.' : I also hoped to have other major selections for the final week's all-

tourney handed l\1a'port one of ", ', ..:,...,yo ,.,.:" ,,, d ,: < or minor league guests on hand. star game, April 3. Each instructor -
Its few defeats in a close! totrug-t a will take a closer look at the

tie at the liners' gjm. I i.I fourteen IIARDWQOD, the CIIAl\IPIONS-Sportlnr an unbeaten mark In I The schedule of events for thisweek's I boys he has deemed all-star ma-
games Mayport Navy basketball
squad copped
Lcdr. W. L Horton, Maypoit terial.
championship of the City Industrial League to give Mayport the gathering has been announced -
officer in charge, received a first sports trophy in history In a victory pose are front row (left by camp officials. Hit Instructors will name two men
trophy from league officials, symbolic to right) Arthur De Angrlis Fred Higgins, John Kopiciynski and ting will be stressed, in additionto for each position of the all-star

of the loop championship.The Joseph Carden roach. Back row, Lcdr. W. L. Horton, officer In strengthening defensive work. teams, with a trio of pitchers being -
Mayport; Robert Van Cleave Howard Osterbroch, El-
prize trophy has unusually mer Vance and Lt. (J jg) Samuel Wllhelmsen, officer advisor I It is also expected to have the 1. selected for each team, run-
special significance, in that it is ning the team complements i to 19

the first cup to ever grace the station men.
sports showcase. |j Volleyballers t Each of the two previous ses-

Coached by Joe Carden, the + + sions this year have averaged ap-

ragers averaged 40 points per Finish FourthAt $ proxiamtely 250 youngsters, a

game in League competition with I surprising number consideringthat

Bob Van Cleave holding high scoring Memphis this year's Instructions are

honors with 15-pointa pert I being limited to a select group of
game mark. | Jax Navy's crack volleyball 1213yearolds.

Other squad member are: i I team held its own for a fourth .

John Kopcxjnbkl, of Edgewater, place finish against some of the

N. J.; Arthur DcAngells, Long :, nation's toughest competition in Center BowlersIn

Island.N.Y.; Howard Hterbroek the annual Mid-South Invitational
Fliers Out Of Doldrums State Event
Cincinnati; Elmer Vance, Kana I Tournament last weekend at the ;

City; Frederic Higgins of Memphis, Tenn., YMCA. I|, I I A half dozen krglers will represent -

Brockton<< )(.18., and harmer TAKING FIRST place was the NATTCenter in the Florid '

Carroll, now stationed at NASa many times national championship I i, Topple Quantico 18-6 State Bowling Tournament n < x t

ith VF22.Carden I squad, the Houston, Texas, Cow- :, month on the Springfield Alley
who resorted strictly tobench boys. With five All-Americans in Jacksonville
!, I Joy back to the 'Jax baseball this weekas
came Navy
tutoring as a result of an the squad, the spikers from the camp Bowling as a team will b. Tiny
early injury, hails from Bloomfield I I biggest state in the Union went the Fliers made signs of unleashing their booming bats Wilhorn, John Kernodle Lou
for the first time this The heretofore dormant dia-
N. J. Officer advisor for the season. Proto and Tommy Thompson, all
i f mondmen carved out 29 hits in the last two ball
games, ; of the Marine Aviation Detach-
team is Lt. (jg) Samuel i
undefeat- inserting a bit of life into a potentially powerful lineup. .
ften of Mt. Carmel, Pa. WUhem-1 ment, and Carl, Sietrunk. Navvfrom .
After victim to the Rai- I -
Another trophy has been world famous Chicago North team, walking eleven men.Lonergan Commissary Division.
I ford Tigers, 9-8 for the fourth I TheM men will also be
the display case, the station bowl- :J I losing but two games, and those i iI Loser entered
ing champions, the Cams, hating to Houston's championship outfit. straight defeat, despite getting 9 in singles and doubles competitionwith
received a trophy donated by a I A big eight-run sixth frame the exception of Proto. Barrel -
EACH TEAM was forced to hits, the Fliers overpowered the
local merchant the championship I I 1 iced the game for the Fliers, with "Red" Heath, Navy, U enteredin
play 12 in one day to decide -
games Quantico Marines, ]8-S. in a Mon- thirteen men going to bat against
j the singles and doubles but
keg team in the Mayport the Jax i ,
league.VF114. I J I championship Navy day afternoon battle at Mason loser Jackie Lonergan and Ralph not in the team play
after an all-night trip, arrived in
Field. I f Brenner. Lonergan, ex-Holy) Cross The NATTCenler keglers finished
Memphis at 0400. The Fliers' first
I' Joe Fay got four singles, Jim .: pitcher was hit hard, giving up second' in the recent city
match was slated for an 0800 I
Kegler Coughlin a home rim and two 10 runs on a like number of hits tournament.

start. I singletons and Whitey Beasley' in the two innings he worked. I I sueRods -
Other teams entered in the Mid- II
Cops IndividualTenPin three doubles to pace the Fliers Coughlin started things off in I II
South tourney were Terre Haute,
j' new found scoring attack, Every the sixth Inning by blasting a poke I II andNhurods
I I Ind., which beat out Jax Navy for I
member of the club the field
CrownWith except pitcher j over right fence with
third YMCA Mil- I
place, Memphis I I
"Petey" Sheets, produced at Tom Neely on base It was the
and New
lington (Memphis) Navy
Mainside intramural bowl- Orleans YMCA. The Fliers' arch-i least two bingles. first Backer's second roundhouse According to a good many of the

ing history for this season, a rival, Florida State, did not enter ( Sheets went the entire eight-Inn- blast in two days. old angling hands at NATTCenter -

few names are being added to the competition.GIRGABOAM. ning distance, first time this yeara Beasley' then got his third two- black; bass are now on the

pages before the record booksare Jax Navy hurler has gone the bagger of the day. Sam Travis, beds

closed. limit. Sheets was stingy with the :i! Fay, Matt Woloszyn and Ralph "Woodie" Forrest and his son

King-pin of the NAS leagues I i base hits, Issuing only four, while t Nielsen all singled, with four more David, bagged 14 baas and thiee

this past season was Nick Morello I runs scoring. North drew a walk, bream at Kingsley Lake. Woodie

of VF-174. Since the beginning of Sheets sacrificed runners to sec- I alco: reports that bang ar'e bitingat

competition, Nick has set a furious ond and third. Nielsen, scored on Scottie's just south of Orange

pace in American League action Neely's sacrifice fly North mov- Park
ing to third. Coughlin's second HE STATED, too, that those

Dropping out of the 500() series r hit of the inning pushed North in who go for salt water fish can

bracket just once, Moiello has with the eighth run. catch (trout all along HeckscherDilve.

maintained an average of 179 I He stressed that there are .
Ix>*er' ThreatenThe '
throughout the season. He holds not many, but the ones that are
the individual game and series! visitors made things un- there are plenty heavy.
records for the 1054 season. e comfortable in the top of the sixth Bill Crabtree caught five basis

Jula in Fifth moving within one run of the Fliers and one perch at Caaa Linda Lake

Second place went to VP-18's with a four-run uprising after right here at NAS.

Jim Bolin holder of a steady 177 posting a singleton in the fifth "rA}'1'1'" DAVIS brought back

average. Another VP-18 keglerr inning. four baas averaging better than

Carl Edolo, captain of the Main- Shaky pitching and fielding sent I two pounds apiece from Doctor's

Side i
down third position with a 176 walk, two errors, a single and I has also been reported that

mark.A balk. I red fish are biting in the St. Johns

leading figure in Fasron Six's Jax Navy came back with the River several having been caughtnear

fecond-place finish, Vic Cieplinski, big sixth inning to push the score the Naval Air Station.

garnered fourth place with 173.Last to 15-6. Quantico was held scoreless -
gates," Jax Navy belted four horn-
fall's individual champion, the rest of the route.
Paul Jula, of Hospital No. 1, copped Hit Four Homer era, by Coughlin, Neely, Weloszyn. _
- and catcher Glen Green.
fifth position with a 171 aver I
age.. Three Fliers crossed home platein I Two potent Army nines, Fort

TOE TEX ... rTI11S'N the seventh. Woloszyn reachedon Eustls and Fort Lee provide the
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T- M Air.
DIDN'T GET AWAY-Harry King, employee .i O &
Vlorello, .... !
V.-174.. J'Holla. North
Fay's single.! drove
Fay weekend. Fort
VP-ia 177 R, tame up with this It pound, 4 ounce black bass while fishing faces the
Kdolo. 17Opliitshl. in the Ponte Vedra-Palm Valley area. King ased a fly rod with home with a long single to center Fliers in 1600 games today and
,. FuSix ... 171HOM : yellow sally lure, on No. 6 test line. Size *f the catch, which Is one Sheets finished with tomorrow
Jula >,1 ............ 371Wells. up a while the latter will be
VC-tI2........ ........... ]87Stagga. ef the entries in the Black Bass Fishing Contest for Civil Service sacrifice fly to left !field plating here for
PM"'. ................. 166 employees for 1954 I* 24 inches In length, 184! Inches girth. a Sunday game at 1430
Orth-lr.Dumond.: : : VK-bZ-2 Sunplv\ ........... 1 M3<>3 Some $1,000 in prizes will be given away this year during the con North with the final tally. and a content slated for Monday

Gonzales, S-S ...... 163 test. In Sunday's battle "behind the at 1600.r' .


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Ii., mmmm!a k? '5N o .$. Safety Flag Lowered For

1'' bdrm. house.ron SALES $1.000 dn. $.(2.I b e 0 q dr i First Time In 50 DaysThe

I Mrs. John R Lear! 5367 Lex- S Hk

ington Ave. Ph. 2-2003. .d Industrial Safety Flag, located in front of the Main

2 bdrs. bungalow. $500 dn. 2976 Gate at the Naval Air Station, flew at half mast last Friday !-

Dellwood St. P 1. 8-2840, W. II. and Saturday for the first time in fifty days.

Wood. dt An all-out campaign to reduce I
NAS Safety Superintendent, "anda
2 bdrm. !tome. Murray Hill. My d ,, industrial accidents at NAS be- little
more forethought and
equity and $1,100. t 5134 DenningRd. 4'q gan Jan. 8 of this year. There was planning can eliminate them. Per-

Ph. 88-7737, Lt. Moore. three lost-time accidents up* to sonnel will be called on to double

3 J bdrm. house. GI Equity, $2,000. Jan. 28. Since that date, which their efforts to prevent industrial

5016 Camillo Ave., Lakeshore covers 'in excess of 1,000,000 man accidents, and keep the flag two-

Terrace Ph. 6-1643, Mr. Poo- hours, no lost-time accidents had blocked.

ley. 0 occurred, until last Friday. Thisis It is hoped that the 100 day

3 bedroom bungalow. 5141 Janice a commendable record, consider- goal without a lost-time accident

Circle. Grimes, Ph. 88-9026. ing the tremendous amount of In- will still be achieved.

FOIl RENT dustrial activity here.

.: 3drm, with twin beds, 2963 Rem- Like most accidents, the one SAFETYBox

ington St., Riverside area. Ph. CASH FOR IDEAS-one way that occurred last Thursday
24947. I Beneficial Ideas to replenish the bank 'account Wall unexpected. An employee, Score
doing arc-welding at the Overhaul
Two 2 rin. furn. apt. Mrs. E. J. right after income tax time is Disabling Injuries Through

Oliva, 1035 Belmont Ave South- Net $1,481 For Via the beneficial suggestion got chromic and Repair acid fumes department In his, Tuesday, March 16
here. Six
side. Ph. 9-6598. program employeesof
the eye, even ttfbugh all precautions This Month 1
3 rm. furn. apt., Murray Hill. Ph. 31 EmployeesBeneficial receive Supply-Fiscal their welcomed department to prevent this from happening This Year .4

o 8-1760, Mrs. Ballentlne. I had apparently been Days Since Last
suggestion checks, cash, amounting to $215 from
Unfurn. 2 bdrm. apt. 2904 Chero- Capt. Norman Helfrich taken. Lost-Time Accident .4
totaling $1,481, were presented to Sup-
kee Ave. Ph. 2-5326, Mrs. Whit- "The of Herein each
ply-Flscal officer Left to rightare cause most accidentsare ( week will be
Ungton. 25 employees of the Overhaul and H. B. Steen, Georgia Bar- simple," stressed Charles Able, found the Safety Box Score of

2 bdrm. river front house. Ph. Repair department, and six em- thelmess, Edward Wright, Bet lost-time accidents incurred

112-8-2032, E. C. Wilhelm. $75. ployees of the Supply-Fiscal department ty Hardy, Captain Helfrich, Alfred among industrial-type employed -
Unfurn. bdrm. apt. 40. 4342 St. in ceremonies last week. Szarmanskl and Gordon persons at NAS Jax.

Johns. Ph. 88-7{83.Furn. The highest award of $275 wentto Reedy. Other checks, totaling DATA IRE I
Delford W. McGlothlin, who FROM
3 bdrm. Douse 2257' Dell- $1,266 were delivered to 25
received his check from Captain
employees of the Overhaul and
wood. Ph. 88-7483. J. L. Briggs.
$85. Leonldas D. Coates, 0 & R officer. Repair'department There have been many inquiries

from enlisted men desiring com-
2 bdrm. furn. apt. 8324 Matera
McGlothlin suggested the use missions as officers. There are
Ave. Ph. 112-8-3244, Mrs. Sad- Breakfast Until 0830
of hydraulic pressure to remove four programs in which an enlist-
ler. I cylinders from engines, eliminat- At Civilian Cafeteria ed man of the Navy can gain com-
3 rm. furn. apt. Near NAS bus ing the fire hazard and possibil- Management of the Civilian missioned status. They are by ..pews.r c

line. 2604 Post St Mrs. Bray sty of burns to workers which ex- ; Cafeteria is reminding patrons qualifying for Officer's Candidate

Rm. in private home for couple. isted when the former method of I that breakfast is served from School, Naval Reserve Officer's

Ph. 2-3980, Mrs. Grayson. I removing*the cylinder skirt witha 0600 to 830 daily except Saturdayand Training Corps, qualifying as a

Furn. 2 rm. apt. Mrs. Groves. cutting torch was used. In addi Sunday.The Naval Aviation Cadet, or by qual-

4633 Wheeler Ave. Ph. 2-4275. tion, the new method represents menu offers everything in ifying as a limited Duty Officer.

savings, in time and material the way of variety. Here the
3 rm. furn. cottage. Opjp. NAS. I are more significant
$30. Air Base Trailer Park. Mrs. 1 I Manager Floyd Brownlcc also qualifications, in brief.

1 G. Schulz, Ph. 2-5410. Two checks of $75 each were points out that the Cafeteria caters OFFICERS' Candidate School

3 rm. furn. apt. 2025 Herschel, delivered by Captain Norman A. to special parties, offers box (OCS)1): Those eligible are war-
near 5 Pts. Mrs. Parker. Helfrich,' Supply-Fiscal officer, to lunches 'and other food to take rant officers and enlisted men and

Betty Hardy and Alfred Szarman- out, and will also prepare food women of the Regular Navy, who a
Furn. close to NAS and Cecil
apt., -
ski Captain Helfrich also presented for parties on or oft the base. are citizens of the U. S., betweenthe
Field. $87. Ph. 2-8537 J. M.
a $35 award to Gordon H. The cafeteria is under operationof ages of 19 and 31% (women
Lindsey, 5265 Timiqu&.na.
Reedy, and $10 checks to Georgia Morrison Cafeteria, Inc. 21.28)) by July of year of application -
.6 rm. furn. house. 2945 Plum St. B. Barthelmess H. B. Steen and who have had at least '
S AfpS
$75.Furn.. Edward D. Wright, all of Supply- : 3'/a years of continuous service in
Sheppard and Count J. Brantley.
bdrm. Kit priv. Ph. 7-4788. Fiscal. the Regular Navy by July 1, and
Harold Harris received a $36 :
2163 Center St. Mrs. Dodds. who are at least high school graduates -
Other Overhaul and Repair employees -
award, $30 checks went to JosephP. field models a new type swim-
:1 and 2. bdrm. apts., beautifully (or In-service equivalent)
who received checks from Plumley and George M. Girar- ming suit that she'll wear in
furn. Close to bus. 3688 St. Captain Coates for efficient, time deau, and Ralph J, Larizza merited with a GCT or ARI test score of her forthcoming" musical, "The
Johns. Ph. 2-5691, Mrs. Berman. and money-saving ideas includedthe ARI test score of at least 60. For Petty Girl. In case you're Interested -
i $25.Awards. men, the suit is madeof
:New 5 rm. unfurn. house. 803 Maurice C. men there are no restrictions as
following: Taylor, amounting to $20 wentto sheer nylon.
Edgewood. Ph. 2-9279. Mr. Ca- to dependents.Naval .
$100; John J. Brewer, $95; Rus- James F. Gibbs, Olen L. Henry
doura. $75. sell C. Mitchell, $95; Willie Fus- and James C. Brannen, Louis Dou- Aviation Cadets (NAV-
Furn. apt. Adults only. Mrs. II. sell, $80; John R. Diehl, $75; let, and Kenneth A. Williams: CAD) Program: Eligibles are male
W. Preece. 2735 Riverside Ave. James F. Bradley $70 Charles citizens of the U. S.
; Olen L. Henry and James C. Bran- physically
Ph. 2-(76t. M. Martin, $65, and Daniel B. nen also received $15 checks for qualified for the actual control of
Furn. 4 rm. garage apt. $65.: Ext. Denmark $50. I aircraft with motivationto
other suggestions, while $10 was a strong
704. 0.5 won by Carson J. Wilcox, W. II. fly, who are between the ages
.Large furn. rm. with private bath. : A $10 award was earned by Chance, Jr., and Raymond L. Sty- of 18 and 27, who are unmarriedand
Suitable for two. 3804 Valentia
Nelson Bronstein, and another $40 er. Linton D. Braddock received agree to remain unmarried
Rd. Ph. 2-7852. check was shared by James It. two $10 awards. until commissioned, and who qual
The welcome mat is out for Elmer -
Rm. with twin beds, in private ify educationally in any one of
home. $35. 1471 Murray Drive. E. Hilbrant, Equipment Spe-
the following categories: ((1))
Ph. 2-6615, Schilling.MISCELLANEOUS. isfactorily completed 2 full years cialist, of Transportation; Bishop
H. Gardner, Time Section; and
((60 semester hours or 90 quarter
Vaughn M. Blackburn, CDC the
hours) of passing work at an accredited -
Riders wanted from Starke. Hrs.
leading Chief of the V-l Division..
7-4. Mrs. Johnson, Ext. 674. college or university. Vaughn has just completed a two-

2 riders wanted to Albuquerque, SATISFACTORY completion of year tour of duty In Trinidad.
N; M., about 6 April. Ens. L. J. s.. the USAFI 2CX Test, if taken before Although Comdr. Charles

Barilla, Cecil Field, Ext. 416 or Jan., 1954, will be consideredthe Houghton's condition is still seri

255. equivalent of this 2-year requirement ous, the latest word received in

Ride wanted from Dundee Rd., or; ((2)) Completed 1 this department is that there has

Lakeshore to 0 & R. Mrs. Lou- full year ((30 semester hours or 45 been some slight improvement.Only .

ise Davis Ext. 8393. sY quater hours) of passing work at two more weeks until the

Terry E. McGarrily, BM1, USS an accredited college or university big Public Works April' F 0 0 I's
Hornet (CVA-12) leaving Bay 2+ jc ..g1 : YK'i and have the following mini- Dance. Get your baby sitter lined

oune N. S. to Noifolk on 15 Ap- Y 1 mum standard classification test up now. Remember the time, place
prll. Following 5 mo. goodwill scores; GCT plus ARI of 120 and and the price Ortega Pier, April

tour, home port will be Calif., i: MECH of 58, or; ((3)) Be a high 2nd, only fifty cents per person.

wants swap with someone at school graduate, completed the Setups and refreshments will b e
I NAS. Ph. 2-0135, Miss Rhodes. USAFI College Level GED Test furnished.It's .

i t Will swap sea duty with any AMI and have the following scores: strictly Informal and the"

; doing sea duty in any Jax Air GCT plus ARI of 120 and MECHof Recreation Committee has ,work

Group or Sqdn. Robert W. Bur 58. ed hard to make this an enter

ton AMI VF-21 NAS Oceana, In next week's column will be All
taining night. should show appreciation -
HOW TO STAY OUT OF THE DRINK!-That's what Is being
Va. demonstrated by Odls Patterson AD, (left) and Ronald Frank- discussed t h s requirements for by being there. Being
,Will swap sea duty with any AMC hauser, SA, at the Fish Shack The are holding life preserversto NRITC and LDO. Contact the Ed- present that night will be the incentive -
i doing sea duty in any Jax Air help stress two timely safety features-the use of a preserverand ucation Center for full require- for bigger and better en-
two in boat. Boats be checked out
only occupants a daily
R. S. Jones, may ments and dates for tertainment for the balance of
Group or Sqdn. .
for fishing only until 1400. After. that they may be used for general
AMC. VF-21, NAS Oceana, Va. recreation applications. the year. .