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Boost Carnival Fund 1

With Donation Qu tas ;A

In an effort to boost the total of donations to the Navy Carnival for Charity, five com -
mands here have agreed to donation quotas, it has been announced by Capt. Leonidas D. ;. -. 1'
Coates, general chairman. :
_ With quotas assigned in proportion to be sought through, this means gun with 10% of ,the total quota
to personnel strength, it Is being set at 56592. Participating reached, as of Friday April 23.
hoped that additional funds can in this quota drive are the A concerted effort will be madeto '
be raised through this method. Naval Air Station, Fleet Air De- boost this percentage. a .

Donations will be made throughthe tachment, Jacksonville, Naval Hospital Leading the race for quota donations -stj: .
purchase of 50-cent dona- Naval Air Reserve' Training is the Naval Air Station,
tion tickets, available throughoutthe Unit, NAS Cecil Field and which has obtained 13.8% of its
area. Fleet Air Detachment at NAS quota. Within the NAS command, ae
Each command has accepted a Cecil Field. a breakdown shows these units .

set quota, with the overall total THE DRIVE HAS already be- (Please Turn to Page 8, Col., -5)) .

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Cannisters ProvidedFor Represents Spirit Of CharIty


Carnival Additional Donations i 15 Year-Old To Reign

Personnel who don't know
what to do with their loose '

change dropping can the make coins in use the of bright it by As 54 Carnival QueenThe Ll :: .

blue cannisteis :placed around 1951 Carnival for Charity will have a queen to reign
the area. the CARNIVAL QUEEN-Miss Blanche Dow, 15, will reign as
over proceedings May 11-15. Queen of the 1954 Navy Carnival for Charity A Lee High
On the cannlsjter$, is enscribed She is Miss Blanche Dow, 15, a Jacksonville girl, the School student, Blanche was selected by the Navy and the Community I
the words "Give Navy Navy in conjunction with the Community Chest-United Fund, to rep Chest-United Fund to represent the 41 agencies affiliated
Carnival for Charity." And thatis resent the 41 agencies affiliated with the Chest. with the Chest.Summer. _

exactly what you will be do- As her first official duty,
ing by placing the donationsin Blanche visited the Naval Air I inspected a helicopter and a jet. VF-62 Gladiators
these cans. Station and spent an exciting but Her next stop at the Operations Uniform

The cannlsters, placed at tiring six hours inspecting her Building entailed climbing a Navy Voted
strategic locations throughoutthe new domain. Her tours began af- "ladder" to the top. of the Tower Mandatory May 1 Top Safety
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station, are provided for ter Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree,
those who wish to! add. to their president of the Carnival, pre By then she had also raised a Put the blues back In mothballs Honors In Past"Gladiators"
donations to the Carnival. Personnel sented her with the spangled key healthy .fifteen-year-old appetite, >for the summer .As of
can drop in any amount to the Station, a red ribbon designating and ate her way without difficulty Saturday, May 1, summer uniforms attached to VF-62
can now claim the distinction of
-from pennies to greenbacks. her as Miss Navy Car- through a heaped trayfulof will be regulation for
belonging to the most
All of it goes into the Carnival nival, and the glittering r own Navy chow at the Mess Ball safety-con
all hands. The uniform has been scious
jet squadron on the entire
fund, from which all pro- with which she will be officially By mid-afternoon Blanche wasa
ceeds go to charity. crowned in a ceremony on the weary but happy girl who thinks optional since April 1, east coast, according to the latest
is fun in spite of Air Force Atlantic Fleet Safety
last night of the Carnival. being a queen
the rigorous schedule followed. Bulletin

Escorted by Capt. Leonidas D. From now until Carnival time, Weather Outlook TITe Fleet Air Jacksonville

Free ChestXRays Coates, general chairman of the she will be kept busy making J squadron won this honor by recording
Carnival, Blanche made her first public appearances, posing for Friday-Saturday-Partly cloudy 673 flight hours during
stop at Kiddieland headquarters, publicity shots, and representing warmer with scattered showers. February without a single aircraft -
where she saw some of the work 41 'organizations affiliated with mishap.All .
ForDependents Involved in transforming an air- the United Fund CommunityChest Sunday-Partly cloudy, with told, 16 jet squadrons within -
craft hanger into a paradise for which last year received the Air Force Atlantic Fleet
showers in P, M, possible thun-
tots. Still in full regalia, she $14,000 from the Navy Carnival command scored perfect safety
visited the Overhaul and Repair Fund. dershowers. (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 3))

department. Awed by the noise
and activity lit the huge depart Making Great Progress

A Bureau of Medicine and Surgery ment, she was amazed to find

Instruction of January 1953 women "hand sewing" fabric on I Courageous Penny Lee May Walk Soon I I
authorizes the Inclusion of Navy aircraft wing frames. She then

dependents in Its service wide Tuberculosis ,

Control Program heretofore Penny Lee Bessette may tides in the Jax Air News, which .
limited to Naval personnel walk soon also received nationwide attention.

and Navy civilian employees. To a lot of newcomers at AS ANY NORMAL youngster,

Dependents of Naval personnel, xpKr NAS Jacksonville, that statement Penny Lee grew up. She has
age 15 years or older, may now ; x might have no meaning. But to learned to speak very distinctly;
.I obtain a routine annual chest X- the people that were here 4% she sings, "dances," feeds herself,
ray, by simply calling the X-ray ;... years ago when Penny Lee was plays. She 'also gets into all
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office at the Naval Air Station. I ,''.." ,.....: born, and again on her first and kinds of mischief, as her mother
Infirmary, extension 791 or 415 ,, .; second birthdays when her plightwas will testify. She has even "run
for an appointment. .: brought to the attention of away" from home, quite an accom-
.' Station Medical Officer, Capt. r the Station, it would indeed seema plishment for a little tot who is 1
Warren K. }{lIen, desires' to miracle.It still unable to walk.

bring to the attention of de- was the first day of September Now at last she will have that
pendents of military personnelthat 1949 that Penny Lee was born chance. Fourteen months ago, a
each Thursday afternoon with a splna-bifida, with a hydro- young girl selling children's books
has been set aside; exclusively cephalus condition, which means asked if she could bring her father -
for chest X-rajs of dependents. her back was open and the spinal to see Penny Lee. That same
Purpose of the chest cord exposed. This is fatal.
X-ray: pro- o usually eveningthe girl returned with her
gram is to increase :the efficiency: I CAPT. DAVID Greene, at that father, and subsequently an appli
of tuberculosis control among Naval time stationed at the Naval Hospital cation for Penny Lee to be ad-
personnel, and to cooperatewith -* performed an emergency mitted to the Shriners' Hospital
civil authorities concerned operation. He enclosed the spinal for Crippled Children In Greenville -
with tuberculosis control in com- cord in her back. As the doctor S. C., was submitted by the
munities where dependents of Naval explained, without the operation Shriners of Jacksonville

personnel reside. Penny Lee couldn't live, and even TUB APPLICATION was approved -
All dependents of Naval person with it, her chances were not too by the Governing Board
nel in this area are urged to take good. The surgery, lauded by medical of the Hospital, and
FACES ANOTIIER Penny Lee'sname
advantage of this -Penny Lee Bessette, 4}}
opportunity. year-old daughter of Ward Bessette, ADI, and Mrs. Bessette, has specialists throughout the nation placed on a waiting list.
Early diagnosis of tuberculosis is made great progress since a delicate operation performed'shortly saved Penny Lee's life. That was exactly a year ago. Along
absolutely essential In the proper after birth. Penny Lee, whose plight caught the hearts of station- During the next few year for Aviation Machinist
control of the disease. This program ites two years ago, may walk again with use of braces. She will be
will admitted to the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children In Green readers here followed Penny Lee's Mate first class Ward and Mr.
assure early diagnosis' 1
vlllf, S. C. progress! through a series' of ar (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2)To .

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..... trenr Thur.d./ lot Navy ana Marine actlvltlM at Naval Air CATHOLIC
Utlon. "aCUQD\UJe, Fit,
IU$. Jaekss.Nlte Sunday, Mass-OflOO, 0900 1000-
fcpt. Biirnham C. McCcffrM m.n41"& Officer
Edward's Chapel.
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Comdr.: John D. murh r K >fmttT oiflcer
Pleat Air .1acka.avili. Saturday-0800.
Rear Adm. Oiborne B. Htrdlfton ................ ................... Commander .
Capt Howard V. Hopkins ... ...................................Chief of Suit Daily0630.Sunday0630M
nHt Ili& N't.g EI".. ss at Hospital r
Capt. Theodore n.hl. Cflmmlnbl'
Coradr Funk D. Meyer CAlif Stair Officer Chapel.
Naval AIr TecaatraJ TrtUUf Casts MORMON
Capt. David McCaiupbrll<< __ Commanding Officer
Comdr. Wilson R. Dai lieU .... .-bxecuti e Officer 1930 Wednesday NATTC -
Kaval H.apIIal Office.CHRISTIAN .
Capt. Edward S. Low .. ...-....,. .Commanding Officer Chaplain's
Capt. L. A. New Loa -_-_ .. r.1It\lth. outcer SCIENCE1900TuesdayNATTC
Capt. John t. Counlhin. Commanding Officer Chap-
Comdr C. Gray Mtum_ -_.... };xKuth r Otnctl' lain's Office.

The JAX AIR NEWS U weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station. PROTESTANT
fofkfon\llle. Florida and printed commercially' with' non-ipproprltted funds 0930-A11 Saints' Chapel.
at no expense In the .o>eminent and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev.
Nov. .. Coplet are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station. the 1100-All Saints' Chapel.
Naval Air Technical Training Center Natal Air Rfnent 'Training tnlt: Natal N
Air Station Cecil Field and the U. S. Naval Hospital. 0915-Naval Hospital: Chapel. R .
Editor:: -Andrew H. I'laney (Note: Addresses of local I A V I N' FUN-That's the
Assistant Editor-Helen Harper: Spmti Editor-Cordon RobUe\ SN; Staff word junior officers
Reporter-Jirn Rjan, AN; Clrculatlon.UUtributlon I -Irene Cinse, SN. churches may be obtained by call among Stars and Bars
fhe JAX AIR NtV\S U a member ot the Armed forrea Press Sen'let. office 425.) I who attended the opening par-
AFPS material appearing I lm this' publication may rot be reprinted withoutthe ing the Chaplain' ty of the newly organized
written permission of Forces Press Service. Republication I of other Jacksonville unit of Stars and
matter except by ieUc publications la prohibited without permission of
Unit Holds
I "O" FirstGetTogether
Editor: JAX AIR NEWS.! Prelim SchoolExaminations Bars, last Saturday at the
EditorIal offices located Main Administration Building. Phone extensions Prep I Club. Around the piano left
US4. 216 and 8161. I to right) are, U. (j*) Charles
---- -- SetThe
O'Urifn'F44; Ensign Green
1----- Navy has announced that Mapes, VF-44; Mary Alice
Tide Table for Droze; Ensign Richard Bishop, Commissioned officers, wearing
examinations assignment
r-------I I VF-44; Ann Gardiner; Lt.
l 'and
Naval Pre- were enteitaincd
HIGH LOW to the U. S. Charles GIII"tte'FU; and
a A.M P.M. A.M. P.M. par tory School will be given I II seated Kathryn Comstock and at the 0" Club last Saturday afternoon -

Have you ever tried lining up Fii.. 5.50: 11:22: enlisted Navy and Marine Corps I Marie Quinn by 50 young ladies fiom

the jobs that high school grad- Sat. 6:14: 6:47: 12:03: 12:13: candidates, July 6, 1954 the Jacksonville, Miami and Washington -

uates hold against those of non- Sun. 7.07: 7:37: 12:57: 1:0ttpl'iI : Candidates will be nominated I i I MORE TIME TO SIGN ", D. C., units of "Sfnis and
officers and Bars, a national service r>igam.zatlon. .
graduates? In the modern world I by commanding I
will take examinations covering : .
this small piece of paper, the I
Marks 51th
diploma, can make a big difference algebra plane geometry. bill giving 18-year sei-vice- Capt Burnham C. McCnffiei-,

to you. When you get out Birthday Of SubmarineThis l English and United States his men another six months to signup NAS Commanding Officer, and

of the Navy, or when you've put month marks the 54th tory. for contingency option an- Mrs. McCaffiee were present to
in a couple or three cruises, you in Approximately 250 men will nuities has been passed by the greet the local and visiting belled
birthday of the submarine the
may very easily find It's too late compete for 160 openings with Senate and sent to the White here to celebrate the first social
to get a diploma. Now is the Navy. The Navy's first", submarinethe Secretary\ of the Navy Robert B. House for the President's signature function of the newly oigam/M

time to think about HI! Now Is USS Holland was commissioned Anderson awarding appointmentsto which is expected mo- Jacksonville unit.

the time to do something! on Apiil 11, 1000. the U. S. Naval Academy to mentarily. Al(, o present Mere high-ranking -

graduates of the preparatory The n"w bill does not apply
The I A E Office, Building 955, officers from other commands -
topside, can, In practically all tichool. to people who have already 1'e- hawed at the :Natal Air

c-afles, outline a plan for you by Memphis Center Enlisted mtn of the regular tit ed. Their choice under the :Station, and their ladle; MissHarriet
which you can get a diploma. : Navy and Marine( Corps, and option law must be made by Weaver National. dlr-

This can be done either by Gen- : reserve components on activeduty the original deadline of April tor of "Stars and liar;" and!
fi-ul Education DevelopmentGED Officials VisitHigh I prior to July 1, 1954 at". 30. But those who had 18 or Miss Jackie Frederick. Chairman -

( ) testing or taking Coiretpondenoe ranking officers from the eligible to compete. However, more years service last Nov. 1, of the :Miami unit.
Courses. Come MndJnqlll1't' they must have obligated service when the law became effective,
up Miss Weaver will remain m
Naval Air Technical
Training : to July 1. 1955, or agree to ex would now have until Nov. 1
Jacksonville until the local unit
Center at Memphis, Tenn., were tend.-( AFrS), of this year to apply for the
I is firmly established, and local officials -
visitors late Wednesday at the'I
named. She is planninga
I NAval Air Technical Training.. UP 'ppy"}>' Byrne Ends contract.'i meeting of the members, 1\ 1

Center bent 31-Year Flying Career carefully selected young collie!

Capt. John R. Diffley. commanding Navy Chief Boatswain Patrick 1 and career girls, this week.'

officer, and Commander John "Pappy" Byrne has f'ndeo4) his fly- I Another Informal get-acquaint

MAIN SIDE : J. Hilton, Jr., director of It ain- Ing career after 34 successful j ed party for Junior officers will
years, I be held at the "0" Club next Sat.
Thursday, April 2Eveiythlng t ing of the Memphis Center, were I
I Have I I The 58-year-old CWO, one of urday afternoon at 1630, and

I* Yours .......................Marge and taken on a tour of NATTC facilities 'i, the Navy's oldest active pilots, I every Saturday afternoon theie-
Gower Champion by Comdr. Ralph M. Bagwell, has flown a distance equal to eight after.

Friday, April 30 director of training heie. I round-trips to the moon. I Personnel are incited to \ In addition to the weekly parties
I His new assignment will be a the t'SO Servicemen's Club at
Totter Bars" members
Massacre Can'on..Audrey The visitors were especially Interested "Stars and
Saturday May 1 In Aviation Electrician's desk job at Lakehuist NAS, N J. 37 W. Monroe St., open from give more than 50 hours each year

Top Hat.............Fred Astairt and 'I I 0930 to 2330 daily to. social service endesvois.
Ginger Rogers. Mate School's utilization of sur I I Managing Editor: "Let's not allow I Thursday, April 29 8:00: P.M., .

veyed and salvaged aircraft parts any more jokes about sex, Marathon Dance; 9:15: P.M., Melody -

NATI'CESTERTllUrada to make up practical demonstrators ,'drinking, or profanity." Ballroom, with Chaz Harris. Marines
29 Two
Prums. Across and models for instruction Editor "Yeh, I'm tired of pub- Friday, April 30 6:30: P.M.,
The River............Audie Murphy I purposes lishing this magazine, too!" Cafe Italiano, Spaghetti Supper:
30 8:00: P.M., Recotd Dance. Win HonorsTwo
Friday, April
Everything I Haves R I Ivs Saturday, May 1 10:00: A.M..,

Yours .......M._..... ... .Marge and Open House all day; 8:00: P.M., east coast Marines took
Dance with NAS Jumpin' Jacks/ honors at Naval Air Technnt.1
Gower Champion --- Training Center Schools :..ft
Saturday, ray 1 Sunday, May 2 10:00: A.M., week.
Mw .acre Canyon..Audi Totter Dunking Round Table Free do-
HOSPITAL nuts and coffee; 11:00: A.M., Off From Miami, Fla., Sgt tamed

Thursday, April 29 to Church; 5:00: P.M., Vesper Services F. Sweeney led a class of 20 Ma-

OveiUnd Pacific..Peggy Castle fS. and refreshments 8:00:() P. rine and Navy personnel with lilt
M. Free Movies. average of 87.37 at Aviation
Friday, April 30
No Movie, Stage Show I Monday, May 3 7:00: P.M., Storekeepers School.A .

Saturday, May 1 Ping Pong Instruction with Frank graduate of Miami Edn-n\

Everything I HaveIs Puskas; Roller Skating at Skate- High School, Sgt. Sweeney wears>

Yours ........................}{uge and land, reduced rates. the Purple Heart, received while
Gower Champion I Tuesday, May 4 To be an- he was serving with the 7th Ma-

t. nounced. lines in the Chosin Reseiw"

A green little chemistOn I Wednesday, May 3 i 6:30: P.M., area in Korea.

a green- little day Free dancing Pfc. Barry O. Smith gradual

Mixed some green little chemicals I I a as honor man from Airman School.
An Invitation i. extended by with an average of 91.84! the i-e"i

In a green little way. the Somerset Hotel and Dioad- in a class of 122.

The green little grasses moor Hotels at Miami Beach to A native of Claiiton, PI\.. ansi
Now tenderly wave I members of the Armed Forces a graduate of the high SH>>lJI'

O'er the green little chemUt's -..c1IE1IPIIIS-.... .....-'- I and their families. Rates are $1.50 there, P/c. Smith was enipto>."J

Green little grave CREW VISITS-High ranking officers of the Naval I per person, two to a room, no by a steel company prior to filtering
. Air Technical Training Center, Memphis, Teun., show interest in I charge for children under 12. the Marine Corps i it1 November -
the practical demonstrator panel constructed of surveyed and sal There
aie free
"Why did you take up the :pIo vaged aircraft parts at Jax NATTCenter. Left to right arc: Comdr- f movies, bingo, 1953
?" John Hilton director of training, Memphis; Comdr. Ralph Bagwell' dancing, weiner roasts, swim parties .
"My glass( Of beer kept sliding director of training NATTC Jax; Chief Emmie Story, phase tlpn-, and other activities, epe- He Is now assigned to the A*>0-
victor AE School, and Capt. John R. Diffley commanding dally N
gull of the violin." NATTC Memphis. .mur, arranged. for visiting servicemen graphy School at Lakefou t,



22 April 1954 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

Beneficiaries May : < :' /1;' v- > Four-Month Extension For

Get Refunds On ::: : >; ::r;

Over PaymentsSome Early Release ProgramExtension

insurance premiums paidon < : of the Navy' two-month early release program hu r

behalf of Korean servicemenwho '.:,..." been approVed through December 31, 1954 ,

were first declared missing :: :' This means that personnel' ; ;
In the r* e of a minority fill.
and later dead, may be available before
whose enlistments expire lUtmrnt, It i.* the day before
to beneficiaries aa refunds, the ,
January 1. 1955, will be pleased the 2lHt birthday.
Veterans Information and Service
two months early. Those whose
The new release schedule for
announces. v hitches are in January will
,- up
declared regulars and fleet reserves on active
servicemen now '
Many be separated five or six weeks
dead the service departments duty is as follows: May 1954:
had government insurance pre ... .. It, 1 early. However, personnel whose through December 1954, releases
enlistments run out on FebruaryI
in will be two months early. Those
miums paid while they were
1955, or after will be separatedon .
"missing in action" status in the their normal release da\e. .1 whose enlistments expire between

Korean War by deduction from January 1-10, will go out in November .
The early ditrhargf role dow'
their service pay.; For insurance i 1954; January 11-20 releases -
not In Itr"elf disqualify' undone
purposes the VA assumes that will go out sometime be-
nfffclnl from rronlUtlng, tween -December 1 and December
these men died on the date they;
first became missing in action Designed to spread out the 20, 1954, and those due out between

(unless there is definite proof load on training commands and January 21-31, will be released

that the death did not occur until separation centers because of the between January 6 and

a specific later date : : : heavy enlistments during the Ko- January 31, 1955.Furlough.
: program will .
The beneficiary of the insur lean conflict, the I

ance is entitled to refund of premiums help balance fiscal planning ie-
quirements. The flexible phasingof Rates ;
paid from the date ot "IT'S A KIDDIES' DREAMLAND" JoJo the flown tells

presumed death for insurance purposes youngsters Louise Hurst (left) and Nancy Arnold who have been the program tp meet service Until July 1

to the date of declaration asking about Kiddielaud. JoJo has no trouble getting the young needs is an outgrowth of a sharp Military personnel travelingin
sters attention once he begins telling them of all the wonderful enlistment Increase in Jan. 1951.
of death the service uniform at their
by depart own expense -
rides prizes, hot dogs, hamburgers and cold drink*-everything BuPers
Prior to the extension.
merits at which time military pay, for the kids-that's in store for those visiting! the Kiddicland section on railroads will continueto

and deductions therefrom, are i of the Navy Charity Carnival May 11-15. Inst. 1910 provided for two months receive reduced rates on

discontinued. Refunds to beneficiaries early separation only for enlist furlough fares until July 1,

are based on VA insur Everything For The Kids ed personnel being released be 1954. Without this extension,

ance regulations relative to dis tween March 1 and August 31, the reduced-rate privilege I I

position of unearned premiums 1954 would have expired on March

It is assumed that these funds Mary Lou Reveals Magical The normal explntlion of enlistment 31,

will be made automatically by for a 4 or 6-year en-

the VA at the time of settlement IMment' U the dry precedingthe

of beneficiaries the insurance should itself.note their However possible -, Moments In Kiddieland e i fourth or nlvth' anniversary, 446aF

entitlement to such refunds, Liquor Ban LiftedAt ,
to be mire it is received if due Dear Editor: sister, and I thought fora time I
I II Last night I had a dream that I 5 Naval BasesFive llI
I that maybe we wouldn't get to
I went to Kiddieland at the Navy
go to Kiddieland. She keeps!' us more major Navy banes,

To Open Hobby Shop Carnival for Charity. Everything I home a lot But mommy said I three on the West Coast and two I (If Armed Forcti irs Strvlc)

Photo Lab May 4 was so much fun, and I had such I they would have a complete nurs- on the East Coast will be permitted +! Secretary of Defense Charles Ji:,

of the NAS a good time, that I can hardly in the to continue liquor sales.
The opening ery right Hanger where Wilson, In a press! conference
Hobby Shop Photo Lab has wait for my mommy and daddyto we could leave her, and it would I. These include Naval Station,
pointed out the difference betweena
been delayed until May 4, The really take me there. not cost much at all She'll be all Long Beach, Calif,; Naval Station -

Photo Lab, under the direc- In my dream there were lots light too, 'cause they have a Treasure Island Calif,; Naval "aecuiity tlsk" and a "loyalty

tion of NAS Special Services, of game booths, all made to kid' registered nurse on duty all the Training Center, San Diego risk. As the secretary put it,

will maintain the same hoursas size. At every one of the booths, time, and little toys for her to Calif.; Naval Station, Norfolk, "they are distinctly different

the rest of the Hobby Shop they gave away nice prizes. Bro- play with Va., and Naval Si'atlon. Newport t. things" The whole program of
ther liked the bow and arrow
facilities, and will be staffed booth and the shooting gallery I won't be scared either, because R. I. dismissing "security risks" waa
from VC62. Defense announced that because
by photographers
best, but I liked them all-the if mommy and daddy get fortes summed up by Mr. Wilson whenhe
Ball in the Hole, the Dart Throw, lost', there is a lost and found from these operating bases, and personnel said, "We are trying to prevent

Future the String Pull a Ring Toss department right in the middle transient trouble instead of gettinginto
House are on a comparatively
the Grab Bag and a real Fishpond" ,. of the Kiddieland Hangar. All I basis, the liquor ban was lifted trouble and then accusingsomebody
0 0 0 have to do is go right there, and of
disloyalty or subver
-- -
Looks Bright, And the rides! They were all they will call for mommy and late, just like they do. live activities." If you have a

super! I rode on a big red fire daddy over a loudspeaker I'll we you there security risk, he added, ". you

Says VAWWII engine, and so many of the kids C Love, don't expose him to a place where

liked that one that they had two So you ran sec why I'm no ex Mary Iamb he might do the wrong thing."

and Korean War veterans fire engines so everybody could cited, and why I wanted to writeto (Editor's Note: Mary Lou, we C .

ride also had don't know how did It, butever'thlng
They anew buggy
should find it easier to obtain you so that all the other kids you A third atomic submarine ant
ride in real old-fashioned : dreamed about is
a bug you
housing in the a third 65,000-ton carrier of
VA-approved would know about it, and have super
Brother rode on a live tm. All of what saw in
next few months, according to gy. pony you your the Forrestal class will be started
and we both had a ride in the their parents take them to Kid dream will be there at Klddielam
the Veterans Administration I by the Navy during: the fiscal
Stagecoach, and on the merry-go- dieland. They can go on Friday and more too, including hot dogs,
Is baaed on
This announcement year starting July 1. Rear Adm.
round. from 1700( to 2400, and on Satur hamburgers, and cold drinks.
indicated two facts Bernard Manseau
a trend by acting Chief
But the best of all the rides day from 1400 to 2400. And this Hope to see you at the Carnival
been 65 percent of the Bureau of
First, there has a Ships, told
in I my dream was the-hayrack is on time every year that mom- Mary Lou, and all your little
increase during the first three I the House Armed Services Com
around "Coates Farm." Daddy my and daddy let me stay up friends.)
months of 1954 (over the same mittee that both ships will b*
told me today that the farm was .
period in 1953)) in the number of ------ ---- -y constructed in private yards M
named after Capt. Leonidaa D.
proposed dwelling units for which will the other 28 the Navy 14
Coates the Overhaul and
VA appraised requests have been Repair planning for the same, peMod.C .
officer at the Naval Air Station. 1CSC
received. S *
It was just like a real farm, witha CMA1rrfgtl7
During March the VA received The
Valley Forge Military Academy
farm playhouse a real Red t 1)
more than 36,000 appraisal requests Jt has offered number
Gig s1AritE; a of
Barn, and lots of other farm
IAC C$ ,
the highest since the all- eavlu6 I scholarships to sons of regular
buildings just like see in a
time peak in October 1950 just story-book. I you fllL..I ..'.' s 4'; officers in the Armed Services.

before credit curbs were invoked. r+"va Applications should be directed to

Second there was an increaseof the Registrar Valley Forge Military -
Daddy sold today the beat thing '
15 percent for the same periodon about the rides and games was Academy, Wayne, Pa., by
the number of appraisal assignments June 15, each Full informa.
that they only cost ten cents ___ year.
handled by regional 0 Ion as to eligibility can be found
apiece and so did the popcorn,
VA offices for existing homes. in DA Clr. 30
cotton candy.and snowballs. Hang
er 115, where they have Kiddie- S C
-S. S
land, was so beautiful in my The Navy has announced! that
Part-Time Job
Open dream. They had balloons, bright ,031 lieutenants Junior grade,

At Credit UnionThe cutout, and lots of cowboys and both regular and reserve on active -

Jax Navy Federal Credit clowns. Even the Cisco Kid was ',i r >. Ilt. L duty, have been recom

Union has announced a job open there and talked to all of us. mended for promotion to lieu-

ing for a part-time clerk-typist. Daddy told me too, that Comdr 4 tenant in various staff corps,

Although the job would be for George W. Ellenburg, who was in I Twenty-three WAVE line offt-

only four hours a day, there is charge of Kiddieland, and all the I ova ers were also: selected for pro.

a possibility that the hours would Overhaul and Repair people, had L w _notion, Officers considered were

increase as business warrants. worked for weeks and weeks just u_ _______"'-_.____.. ___ those who were on active duty
Those interested should apply so we kids could have "the time IT'S ALL FOR CHARITY-Winnie Powers, NAS Admktra- prior to Jan 1, 1954, and whoa

by letter to the Credit Union office of our life," when we really do tion employee, places the first donation( into one of the many dates of rank were June 3, 195t: ,

in Building 40 not later than go to( Kiddieland Charity Carnival canisters seen around the area. Collecting the or earlier, The last of these pro-
first contribution is Comdr. Ralph Sheppard Supply department.
inter- C notions is expected to t
May 7, 1954.<< No personal mad
The cola cans are being used for those who wish to make additional -
views will be granted, This year w 'Ye got a new baby donations to the Carnival fund by July 1954.


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: Pago Four< JAX AIR NEWS 22 April 1954

" VW-4, Fasion 109.FAW-11 VA-45, Fasron Six, VF-174 Report{ Blackbird Pilot;-

j.I. Scouting VW-4 Jacksonville Area Squadrons Goes Holder To Of CorpusAnother 'E',

With the hurricane season just ry most of the hurling chores 1 chapter of Attack
*. Squadron 45 history was broughtto
around the corner, the "Hunters"
Fasron 109 a close recently when veteran
of VW-4 have begun plans for
a pre-season party. Date for the Malfred L. Parrotte, AN, who +. Blackbirdpilot, Lt. (jg) Robert

all-hands shindig has tentativelybeen halls from Cha y, N. Y., was Worchesek, one of the original

set for May 21. selected as Fasron 109's "Man of : "4 and 20", received his ordersfor

the Month." transfer.
Reporting aboard were Lcdr.
Parrotte's division officer i : Reporting to the squadron in
Harold Bramblett from CincNelm,
Naples Italy; Lcdr. Raymond CHMACH Charles O, Mime of air September of 1950, Lt. (Jg) Wor-

frames division, has nothing but chesek, winning a coveted
Newman, from USS Orca Clif- Navy
; high praise for Parrotte, partlcuariy "E" during dive-bombing
ford Forlow, TD3, from NATTC compe.
in character, military bearIng :l l1 tltion in the spring of 1951.

from Memphis Gitmo., and John Dapp, ADAN training and proficiency in TUB BLACKBIRD pilot drop-

rate. He attended two P2V
Transferred l were Wlllard Riner, \ :: ped six miniature bombs on a Spe-
Schools prior to reporting to Tag- I
AGO, to Fleet Weather Central, Ii" :' cified target for an average error .
Balboa, Spain. Seamen Paul All- ron of 21.6 feet. This was not only
New men reporting aboard last J
zle, Lenville Burk, Donald Calvert week are: Frederick J, Muller, a ??, ; ::3:3M the best score completed duringthe
and Walter iada, were transferred year in Jacksonville but
ADC, from Norfolk, Va.; Max T \ :"' : .
to Fleet Administrative Unit, V throughout the Atlantic Fleet.
Lee, ADI, from VC-33 Atlantic .,Yf;::
CincLantFlt, Norfolk, Va. : ,.:""':, Vice Admiral John J. Ballcn-
City, N. J., and Victor T. Vin. ",.'
The Hunters' softball team has : : tine Commander Air Forces
cente, SK3, from the USS Leyte.: :
begun daily workouts. Jim Barry ".t S. Atlantic Fleet, presented Wor-

has been installed as manager, Leaving the squadron last week .. "'" T W ...__.... .. ..."...... chesek with a letter of commendation
were Theodore R. Fulton, AD3,
while chief Dave Faulkner and "E" WINNER DEPARTS-Last of the original "4 and 20" for his outstanding performance -
and Schneider A03 both
Johnny Kelly are expected to car- Lyn P. Blackbird pilots to leave Attack Squadron 45, Lt. (jg) Robert during his first tour

going to VF-34 at Cecil Field for Worchesek- (left) says his farewell to squadron skipper Lcdr. W. of duty with a fleet squadron.IN .
duty. F. Krantt. Worchestk, an "E" winner, was a Blackbird for 24
S frAW11 '. months.son APRIL OF 1953, VA-45 deployed

on the USS Lake Champ-
Staff Bill Scott, Bob Yeomans, squadron's prospective golfers.
lain for Korea, and Lt. (Jg) Wor
Two new arrivals to the staff: John Schaub and Ensigns Roy r

Vincent Bobby, YN3, from the Varenhdrst, Chuck Herda, Ted Fasron Six chesek had his first taste of com

USS Worcester (CL-144)) at New department bat. In all, he flew 17 combat
Murphy, Glenn Petty, Warner Supply staged a
York. Melvin K. Bell, AOC, will : Pflug, Howie Larew, Larry Severance successful beer party last Fridayin missions over North Korea, earn
ing a Navy Air Medal for his
assist in staff operations. He is i Wade Scott and Dorald Tul- the picnic area near the An

TAD from VP-3, a FAW-11 unit. loch. All pilots came through in chorage. Feature entertainment in- accomplishments against the

Of the 67 'men from the Wing great style by not even nickinga cluded a softball game betweenthe enemy.

who took exams in February, 19 barrier "Khaki Sackers" and the During his long stay with the

I passed. However, only 12 advanced Upholding the tradition of being "Barracks A Saints." squadron Lt. (Jg) Worchesek

in rating. To third class: Pat- The opening tilt was a 11-5: massed over 1,200 hours in squadron
outfit hasn'tbeen
a cigar smoking
rick Cassidy, ATAN, and John victory for the "Khaki Sackers," planes which is approximatelytwo

Grant, ADAN. To second class: hard around the squadron while the second slugfests a B' months in the air. His next

Billy Brown, AL3, Edward Olson, these days with the birth of a called in the fifth because of darkness duty will be as an instructor at

AL3, George Derevjanik, AL3, baby boy to Lt. (Jg) and Mrs. the Naval Air Station., Corpus!!

Ronald Duwe, Frank Miller, RMS, Edward Fay. The advancement in Blair and Snyder were on the Christi, Texas.
rank of John Schaub to
Richard Conclln, TE3, Jim Olm- Ensign mound for the Khaki while Chalk .
Lt. (jg) has also contributed a
stead, TE3 and John Peebles, I and, Vonderheld worked from the Comdr. Matton New
great deal.
I mound for the Saints.
Of VP-5
YN3.Winners Lcdr. Robert Linwick relieved Skipper
I of a third stripe include Ensign! Parker E. Gillam was activity at Patrol l
Lt. Joel Mills as Linwick
Gerald' Dillard, AG2, and exec. introduced to his new son born Squadron Five was highlighted
reported from VA-104 at Cecil
: David Cook, AL2. Although John April 20. The new arrival regis- last of
Field. Mills is bound for Instructor Friday by change com-
Whitaker, BM1, passed the chief's duty at CnaVanTra. tered weighed in at a hefty 7 mand ceremonies shifting the unit

exam, he remains to be rated by pounds. from the hands of Comdr. Albeit

BuPers. The other men who pass- Other transfers included Lt. Outstanding workmanship in R.' Barbee to Comdr. WilliamG.

ed the exams will not go up in H. Scott Powers to ComCarDiv-2 the Electronics Division earned Matton, Jr.

rate because of quota limitations.A aboard the USS Bennington, Lt.jg's .
l John E. Baskeyfield, ATI, the title Comdr. Matton rived heie
( ) Arthur Knoizen and Frank
A? baby girl, Karen Elizabeth, of "White Hat of the Week." from duty as executive officer of
Craddock to VU-4 and Robert
nt was born April 10 to Frank W. Worchesek to CnaVanTra., Bernard F. Gleason, AN,. re- the carrier USS Corregidor.

Ederle, PN. Karen weighed 7 turned to Fasron Six last Monday Comdr. Barbee will serve as navi-

...,"""' ..... ............+...rAfri...UF................_o Ibs., 5 ozs. .Reporting Johnson, ADI aboard, and were Leonard AndrewC. J. at School after TAD of Justice for seven, Newport weeks, pid.gator of the carrier USS Intre-

MINK l\IAID-Lovely Marie VA-45 Gregor, AT3, from NAS Qceana. R. I. Gleason has resumed dutiesin

Blanchard, star of "Rails Into Nineteen pilots of VA-45 qualified Robert D. Davis, ATAN, and John the squadron legal office. School, Pensacola.

Laramie" not only has mink in carrier landings aboard Hoffman, AM3, from NAAS Chin- *
wrapped around her slender Russell H. Tavenner, SN, re-
shoulders, but has one on the the .USS Bennington while operating coteague, Va. ceived his discharge papers last VI -174

string:, too. Experts say this is off the coast of Florida The Blackbirds divot diggers week after serving nearly seven Since the last news release

unusual,minks since only be one tamed.out of Currently brushing the salt off have been getting their handicapscores years in the Navy. Tavenner plansto went to press, 20 new men have
200,000 can
their helmets while telling "hairy" together in preparation for make his home in Jax. reported to the VF-174 Hell Ra-

tales of their landings are: Lcdr. the VA-45 golf tournament to be Lt. Edward G. Lorenz, who zor family. Many are from Davey

Canted Decks William F. Krantz, CO of the held sometime in May. Ed Barnes, has completed a tour of duty with Jones' finishing schools.

Blackbirds; Lt. William C. Shro- ATAN, member of the Jax Navy Fasron Six, will leave on April From NATTC Memphis come

Slated For yer; Lt. William Edwards; Lt. golf team, has been coaching the 30, for the Naval Basic Training Edward R. Mayer, AM2; Alvin L. I

(Jg's) Walter Clarke, Richard Jacobsen, AMC; Donald L. Handy, \

Davis, Edward Fay, Donald John- PROMOTION CEREMONY AD3, and Bob L. Helm, AMAA.
4 CarriersNew A Comdr. Landis E. Doner, command-
ing: officer of VF-13, reads orders From NATTC Jax comes two

canted decks are slated for Local Safely Council promotlnr himself from Lcdr. to his t more schoolers: Carol E. Worth,

the Carriers Midway, Yorktown, "dignified" counterpart during solemn + : and Ricardo Munoz, both AEAN's.
ceremonies in the
JJennington and Wasp during fiscal Planning CrusadeOpening ready room. The handsome squadron standinwas tR Hailing from the fine instrument

year 1955, Admiral Robert B of the North Florida thoughtfully supplied by mem- school, Fasron Six's IFTU, is Ensign

Carney, Chief of Naval Opera Crusade bers of VF-13. Bob Tatom.
Highway Safety sponsored .. .
I _.t '!, '.':' well
tions, has announced.Also i by the Jacksonville-Duval The Pensacola area was

included in the fiscal 1955 County Safety Council, will be represented when Thomas H.

budget are 30 new ships, includ- held at the George Washington Arey, PR3; Alfus Manley, Jr.,

ing a third atomic-powered sub- Ballroom at 2000 tonight. ySA'14 AM3; Charles Roberson, AK1;
Houston W. Gill AM3 Jimmy
marine and a fourth Forrestal- Highlight of the evening wll
Pal and Feliz Duke
type carrier, newer and faster Jet be the keynote speaker, FranklinM.
PR1, reported for duty.
planes and deadlier, Improved Kreml, who is recognized as
k From the mysterious hanger
guided missiles. the outstanding authority in the
NATC Patuxent River, WestleyJ.
Requests have also been issued nation on traffic and highway
Tebo and Darl W. Warner,
for five destroyers, eight destroyer safety. He is originator and Director both ATAN's, bring rumors of

escorts, two other submarines, of the Northwestern Traffic -
I Buzz Sawyer and the F4D, while
two LSD's, eight LST's, and three Institute of Chiefs of Police,
Joel Wiggins, ADI, tells about
Vice President of the
165-foot as well as
P2Vg and duty with Fasron 109.
The Navy plans to operate an Traffic and Transportation Divi- VF-174 sends its condolences to

active fleet" of 1,080 ships, with sion of the National Safety. Coun- hospitalized Warner B. Woodard

another 1,362 vessels in the Reserve cil. BM2, and to its shipboard alumni,

fleet. Funds were requestedfor All citizens interested in street seamen James C. Cull, Einar D.

1,455 1: new modem aircraft, and highway safety; state, county Andersen, Frank G. Mason, Ronald

which would enable the Navy' to and city officials; and law enforcement P. Stevens and Charles J.

air force of 9,94 agencies, are Invited to at-
maintain an Welsh, all aboard the USS Coral

operating aircraft. tend. Sea.



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NE'W'S'S' 'a'g''e' Five ,

22'.L.April 1954 JAX AIR

K-Vets Winning BACK HOME\ -John McGlll, dlu McWILLIAMS CHOSEN
CS1, gets squeezes and hugs
from children Rose Ann and 'MOST MILITARY;

Scholarship Still John and wife Rosa Lee upon WINS MIAMI TRIP
his arrival at 0130 last Satur-
day with Patrol Squadron Chosen from nine nonratedmen
Keep Eligibility Three. McGlll was one of the SALTY HUMOR FROM from each company at the
first 50 men of VP-3 to return '
Veterans Administration officials after five months of duty at L HERE AND THERE monthly commanding officer'sinspection
Keflavik Iceland. last Saturday as the
have pointed out that the 7
veterans planning to enter college S Hotel Clerk to prospective most "military man": Billy Me-

under the K-Vet Bill can guesst: : "I'm sorry, but we don't Williams, AA, of Aviation Ord- ,

win scholarships and still receive r have room service." nanceman School, Class "A",

their normal allowance from the Guest: "Oh, that's all right has won an all expense trip to

Clerk: "You'll have to make Miami.

VA.Provided that the scholarship Is aL your own bed." McWilli.ims will leave Friday

not a Federal grant-such as a P Guest: "Sure, we can do that.. afternoon by plane for :Miami,
Fulbright award the vet may will be berthed and lodged for
Clerk: "You'll find hammer,
use it in addition to his K-Vet saw, lumber and nails in the two nights and return by
Bill. The money he receives from basement." plane Sunday night
the VA may be used for expenses He will meet the mayor of

other than tuition.INFORMATION Miami and receive the keysto
\ ;T Recently a thief who had been the city during his stay
regarding burglarizing many homes was in the Southern Florida City
from at
available scholarships
aprehended and brought to court
least three publications. "Scholar-
"Don't you know that crime Benefits For
ships and Fellowships Availableat Health
does not pay?" asked the judge
Institutes of Higher Non-Pay Reservists
tion" may be purchased from the "I know," replied the thief,
"' The General Accounting Office
Superintendent of Documents, U. "but the hours arc good!
x .
has ruled that reservists
S. Government Printing Office,
going on active duty without
Washington 25, D. C., for fifty- tijPutrol A drunk lying on the floor of a pay, udder the Armed Forces

five cents. bar began to show signs of life, Reserve Act of 1952, are eligi

"Your Opportunity," by Theo- so one of the customers smeareda ble for a variety of benefitsin

dore Jones, lists many available little limburger cheese on his case of disease or Injury.In .

scholarships and may be obtainedIn Squad. 3 Back upper lip. The drunk arose slow- general the benefits are

many public libraries. ly and walked out the door. In a comparable to those paid re-

"Scholarships, Fellowships and few moments he came back in. servists on active duty with
Loans" by S. Norman Feingoldcan Then he went Out again, only to pay.

also be found in many public From Icelandic CruiseHaving return in a .few minutes. I .

libraries. I Shaking his head with disgust,

THERE are many scholarships spent the past five months on an operational deploymentin he said, "Its no use. The whole Local PerformersTo

available. The University of Illinois Keflavik, Iceland, 218 men of Patrol Squadron 3, a Fleet Air Wing world stinks!"

for example, offers 405 in Eleven Unit, returned to sunny NAS Jacksonville this week. Be Seen On TV

agriculture alone. Cornell University The men were flown here in Wife grew restless and suspi-
offers 173 in hotel ad- marines and helps protect our
I seven airlifts. cious. She sent a straight tele- Shows NextWeek
ministration and management. shipping lanes in time of war,
Wives and families began trek- gram to her husband as follows:
Members of the Armed Forces claims NAS Jacksonville for its
king out to NAB to greet their "John, dearie, remember you area Personnel will want to keep}
to for competitive home port. At various times since
desiring I
men with the arrival of the first married man" their television sets turned on
examinations for scholarshipsmay 1950, however, this highly mobile
plane last week with 50 men Later in the day, she receivedthis next week when military and civilian -
obtain assistance through unit has operated out of Port
aboard. The first load landed at
reply "Am but
USAFI and other Service educa- Lyautey (French Morocco), Ar- sorry, your personnel will be featuredon
0130 last Saturday after flying wire arrived hour too late."
tion facilities.-(AFPS). non-stop In a giant R7V Constel- gentta (Newfoundland), Bermuda one WMBU-TV shows for the Navy
1 and Bieques in the Caribbean, Ire- Carnival for Charity.
lation from Iceland to Patuxent
Sign in a machine shop: Warn-
land and numerous ports in the Monday night, May 3, Tiny i
174 River, Md, and thence to Jax.
Cougars Mediterranean. ing to Girls If your sweateris
SEven Moore and his Variety Show will
too large for you, look out for
entertain, through the courtesy of
In Formation At at this early morning hour the machines. If you are too large
ladies of the Red Cross were Since early 1950, VP-3 has been ,for the sweater, look out for the Pepsi Cola, for one-half hour,
ready for the men with hot coffee attached to Fleet Air Wing Eleven. machinists. from 1930 to 2000. In addition to

Charleston RitesTwelve boiling on their portable stove, Comdr. George Grcsquicre Tiny Moore, an Overhaul and Re-

swift Cougar Jets from and doughnuts. its commanding pf fleer. There are commanding officer of the out- pair employee, the aggregation

Fighter Squadron 174 based at VP-3 deployed for Kaflavik, a 345 men in the unit. going squadron His unit is sched- includes singer Sarah Clifton,

NAS Cecil Field swooped over small fishing village, last Dec. :5. VP-16, another of FAW-ll's 9 uled to return to Jacksonville in dancer Nell Wilmot, comedian

Charleston, S. C., three times last Its pilots conditioned themselvesfor squadrons, will replace VP-3 in October 1954. Danny Daniils, "Woody," and Albert

Sunday during memorial ceremon- combat readiness while fly Keflavik. Airlifts of VP-18 per Until VP-16 arrives, the plane Price, baritone, also from

ies for the victims of the USS ing P2V-5 Neptune patrol bomb sonnel have been leaving Jackson crews and pilots of VP-3 will remain O & R. Ted Chapeau, WMBR-TV

Hobson-USS Wasp collision. ville for Iceland during the past in Iceland until they are announcer, will emcee the program -

The initial flyover occurred during ers.The squadron, which tracks sub week Comdr, Paul J, Bruneau is relieved. .
---- Marvin Bryan, MU3
the unveiling of a monument pianist
On 9 and 27 with the Hand
erected in honor of the 167 Navy Runways Navy and a

men killed two years ago, in one male quartet from the Naval
of the Navy's worst disasters. I Emergency Arresting Gear Cuts Damage Air Station will appear on the
Virginia Alter show on Tuesday -

SWEEPING LOW in a tight I May 4, at 1845.
brakes out and the'
"H" (for Hobson) formation, the "My are proach." than 25 Fleet Air Jacksonville Tommy Tucker, from WMBRTV -
Hell Razors made their first air nose wheel won't come down"What aircraft have taken advantage of will emcee the "Mister Music"

pass over the dedication site. The a predicament for a pilotto PILOT "X" makes his approach, this money saving and safety device show on Wednesday night, May
Jet and madea be in when attempting to make with excellent results. 5, at 2230, and will have
squadron regrouped I his tail hook grabs the raised arresting as his'!

second run over Charleston, a landing. cable, pulls the anchor Due to the supersonic speeds guests Lt. (Jg) Roberta Gregori,
flying in a "V" formation. I To meet this situation the Navy of'modern jet aircraft these cablesare vocalist from the Naval Hospital -
chain across the and fin-
For their final low-level pass, has developed an emergency arresting runway becoming "a must." They are ; baritones Nick Carson, AM2,
cable which is in use ally comes to a halt with a minImum
VF-174's pilots broke into three used mostly when pilots find I and Ray Clever, MNSN, from
divisions* and, flying in column, on runways 9 and 27 at NAS' of damage to aircraft and themselves without brakes, witha Fasron Six; vocalist Doris Yea-

II roared over the South Carolina Jacksonville, I harm to the pilot. runaway engine, a flat tire, or ger, and the Navy Combo consisting -

capital at an an altitude of about This gear consists of two paral- In the past six months more no' nose wheel. of Marvin Bryan, MU3,

I 200 feet. el carrier-type landing cables. The piano; William W. Heard, MU1,
I Attending the Hobson memorial two cables for each runway are T"----- bass; Willis II. Ganahl, Mug,

services, held at Charleston's Bat- 20 feet apart, stretched across drums; Robert L. Belin, MUSN,
tery Park, were more than 3,000 the runways by turnbuckles (with f : :')11i! # trumpet, and Eugene M. Proch,

persons, including parents, wives shear pins) and are connected at MU2, clarinet

and children of the deceased Navy each end to two 750 foot lengthof Times and dates of other radio
men. anchor chains.
and TV
shows will be announcednext

SISTER SHIPS of the Hobson PILOTS U1IO find themselvesin ; week. ....._
and other vessels of the Atlantic trouble and desire to use this Center Personnel Officer
Fleet's Mine Force that are anchored device contact the operations tower -
in' the Ashley River and The tower gets clearance Assigned To USS Wasp

Charleston Harbor fired a final through the operations duty officer NATTCenter's: personnel officer,

salute In'tribute to the men of and the wheels of efficiency Comdr. James S. Cooper, will be

the ill-fated minesweeper and the begin to turn. The operations duty g detached on or about May 10.

crew who manned her. officer notifies a crew "standingby" Comdr. Cooper will assume duties

Rear Adm. Harry Sanders, Mine to rig the appropriate runwayfor as Commander of Air Group

Force Commandant, was principal arresting cable use. It takes 17, which is now aboard) the' Car-

speaker. On hand were a host of 15 minutes to rig. _-----mm__.._ __"_ _._ _rftw..H"'_"'''_'..__...._. rier USS Wasp in the Pacific.
distinguished guests, includingGov. Crash crews are notified to MINIMUM DAMAGE-This Cougar Jet was forced' by Prior to reporting to NATTC,
James F. Byrnes; U. S. Rep- "stand-by" and when all is ready circumstance to make an tmutncylandlnr at NAS Jacksonville, Comdr. Cooper was with :Military
resentative L. Mendel Rivers; the duty officer notifies the pilot but the plane landed with minimum damage, thanks to the arresting Air Transport Service M OfficernCharge
cable now constructed on the NAS The cables -
Senator Burnet Maybank and Gen "arresting gear is ready to re- on runway 9 and 27, stretch across the runway me of turn-, VR-8 Detachment, on
Mark Clark USA fret,), r.tlIIlrr.raft, wake sour ap buckles. Guam.


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t TIMEOUTWith Ft. Jackson's Big Guns

John Charvat Take Three From Fliers

I having received a sound tutoring the fundamentals .
Some people just don't know r k of high-caliber baseball during last week's Ft. Jackson se-

when to quit. So it is with this ries, the Jax Navy Fliers hope for happier hunting during

department where the Jax Air the coming month. Leading off the May schedule at Mason

News is concerned. But, it's a J Field will .be Robins AFB here tomorrow and Saturday..
real treat for us to be in operation The Fliers travel to Cocoa fora -

again from this corner. two-game series with the Pat ed the series on the mound for

Would like to acknowledge the rick AFB Mtsslleera May 45. the Filers and hurled creditable

encomiums bestowed upon us last They return to the home groundsfor ball during an eight-inning stint.

week by Gordon Robbie, with I 1k a two-game date with the The big righthander spaced ten

whom we'll share this space bi Cherry Point Marines.A hits and one walk Bill Parson's

weekly. J $ combination of good pitching. three blngles stood out for the

Have always thought that two and clutch hitting by Ft.. Jack.. visitors.

heads lire better than one. Likewise son proved too much for Jax I No earned runs were given up

a thing; of beauty mayor Navy as the Army nine copped by "Zacc," with four of the Unearned -

may not be a joy forever, but a I three successive games, 5-0, 7-4 variety finding the way

glass of Chateauncuf du Tape 34 -, 'P. and 62. The latter two were across the plate. Winning pitcherBill

is a think played as a Saturday doubleheader Harrington and reliever
BOWLING ENTRIES-Early entries in the Jacksonville Journal's George :Maser faced only 18 men
10th annual Florida Open Bowling Tournament check
('al'(. Iturnham C. 3kCaffree, the NATTCenter alleys. From left to right are, Frank Dettloff scoresat Parsons Batting& Star in the last six frames, par for

commanding officer of NAS, was ,DKSN, Sgt. Tommy Thomson of MAD and Bill Engle, DK3. ; Anthony Zaccaria ((1.1)) open- the course.

awarded a Certificate of Thanks Merle Gunnet ((3-2)) went the

from the Jacksonville Recreation Station Keglers To route in the second game, issuIng
a dozen base knocks and five
Department in conjunction with
Vie In
City Event walks. Outfielders Btibba Phillipsand
the sixth annual Jax Navy Boys'Baseball
Training Camp. Entries for the Jacksonville Faye Throneberry hit homersfor

Journal Bowling Tournament Ft. Jackson.
The gilt-edged piece was throb-
from the Naval Air Station and
Nielsen Gets S rbi's
bing with good will as Capt. :Me-
NATTCenter will be receivedby
George Wood former Savannah

Caffree was cited for "faithful,
consistent and capable volunteer Sgt. Tommy Thomson, Bldg. Athletics hurler, allowed only -

service," in, "providing Spring 572, ext. 400.Deadline three bingles in posting the win.

Baseball Training Camp for the for entries is May Two doubles and a single scoreda

boys of Jacksonville's Public Play- 5 with tourney competition pair of runs for Jackson in the

grounds which was administeredby commencing May 10. A totalof opening frame. A double, single

Naval Personnel in the true 21 games will be rolled on 32 Entrants In Class and Phillips' home run plated 3

spirit of a civic minded neigh four alleys Riverside, South- tallies in the second inning.Throneberry's .

bor." side, Springfield and Jacksonville blast and back-

Jax Air News editor Andrew Beach. Station Golf TournamentThe to-back doubles by Larry Taylorand

H. Planey was the recipient oft Participants, will be divided Wood produced the final tallies <
Into two groups those witha for the Golden Arrows Ralph
a similar accolade, signed by Nathan
L. Mallison, Superintendent 159 or better average in Class I The first annual NAS Class B Invitational Handicap Nielsen, at last finding the hitting

f; of the JRD, and Executive Secretary A, and keglers under that mArk Golf Tournament, an innovation in local l golfing circles and range, drove in three runs

George G. Robinson. in Class B. :i veritable high-haiidicappers' paradise, i is now underway at for Jax Navy.

the station greensward.. A four-run uprising In the last
Malllson who
Incidentally, can
wrap an audience around his lit l Services Entry in this affair, which golf movies will be shown in the inning of the nightcap was too

tie finger with his rhetoric, dida Special promises to be a classic, is limitedto Golf Club House, }..lay'S.rair1ngs much for the Fliers to overcome.

( fine Job as master-of-ceremonies those golfers, with a handicapof Set Knotted at 2-2: }1t. Jackson start

; at the banquet last Friday for the Takes NATTC 26 or above. However, several First round pairings: ed the inning with a walk, followed
by a pair of errors to score
pugs of the Eastern Navy Championships : links devotees with no attested' lilt Flight: T. Warder-W. Bas-
the winning run.
Swimming Title sett C. S. Thomas-Ed
; Moghlan;
handicap but who shoot 99 or .
x R. W Peterson-Dr. Hopkins; T.
Led by Larry Casto's two first I over have entered competition, C.
Dickson-F B. Mesmer; S. A.
The Jacksonville Brave have
1 had the answer from the mound places, Special Services won the'NATl'Center With qualifying completed, a Eiley-Pete Salvus; C H. Sanhel- FLIERS' FARINGS
. intramural swim at I E. Woodward rlayn-Pol. G AB R II TB RBI rd.
field of 32 is set to son-F. ; Dr. QueenK. -
. postward
when former Jax Navy shortstop the Indoor Pool go Patterson. p ... ::1 4 :l :2 :2 0.50')
Lucky Luttiell, swinging for the Tuesday. in the first round of action this H. Imholte, and Dan Jones- Fay, 1C .. .....19611l 20 33 ll ..325Woloazyn
The results: Chaplain Moore t 21 n u 22 34 11 .259Coughlin
Charlotte Hornets, has been at week. All first round matches ::j8 19 32 :.268Jankunis
50-yard fie slyte-7loff. Personnel, 2nd Flight: If. J. McLaughlin- I p 8 2 2 0 .2i0
:12 A
the plate, and Kalupa, AGO School, tied for that i must be completed by Travis, crrt :::: 49 12 18 6 :.215Mlrell
I In l\'ersen, AGO. third. Time-:282. :! Saturday Dr Frantz; E. F. Stacy-E. J. rt ...... 313 1 3 3 1 ..2'UBeasley
In 24 appearances against Jacksonville second, Clinic Elated J, HaHman-John Delia- II' ...20 70 It 16 Zi 12 ..2'l'tNeelY
throwers the big has : 50-yard breasts!roVe- Kalupa! ,, ACIO.and 2b .. ..,21: 71 11 16 2:1: 14 .2'.t5
guy Canto Spec\lal for Tournament Chairman Lcdr, Motta; P. S. Treitel-H. A. Borkey. Nor file, N"t .,. 719 3 4 5 4 .211
connected but three times. tirst; Hoff, personnel, 1I rci.t lime Nielsen 3b ... ,2165 71315 ri .3k I)
40 seconds Lou Brozo announced no forfeits Dr Lyons T, L. Lewis, A, Rice Ib .10154332.240Biackslock
Against, other clubs of the Sally 75-yard Individual medley-Won by Gault, and C. R. Andrews C'j. : : p :: 8 5 1 1 1 0 :.21x1Gunnel
circuit, Lucky is impressively 8 cut S. S.: k'o H.. second; I..awrence will be allowed. All matches must p ..... 6 14 2 2 2 1 .IU
TraFac. third{ Time : be'played out. Match play will first round byes. Sheets. p ...... 8150110,077Gatda
for 16. ISO-yard medley relay- ;Jgl.2spe.clal p .. ..... 5 7 1 0 0 0 ..11)07.accarla
Services Sleljch.. Foyt. Canto) ; be the vogue throughout tourney 0.0 It .... 3 n 0 0 0 0 .(0)tTlluone.
If he performs with any degreeof AO"A" School, second; TraKac, third. p ..... ::1 4 0 0 0 0 .000
Time-2:04.200yard play. VP-16 Spikers Wrieht rf ..... J 5 0 0 0 0 .00..t
consistency at Charlotte, it fie style rf'tay-Won by NWT a ........- 69 9 18 2C 8 .26t
would to Special! Services (Sleigh.. Kurlllch. Bessette Several interesting attractionshave
come as no surprise see
Ternqulst); AO"A" second -
Luttrelt shifted to Washington'sClass : NAWS School, third. Time-2:1T.: been carded during the tourney Win AirLant Pitchers G IP B H W J. Ptt.
meter diving-Won by Kurlllch. S. Patterson .... 3 10 6 11 1 0 lox(
AA Southern Association S.: Lawrence, TraFac second; Rowland including a golf clinic under Gunnet .......639 2142 3 2 .6"t(
NAWS, third. : the direction of professional Jack Sheets ....... 6 3.1 12 111 1 I .51x!'( )
entry Chattanooga in August. 50-yard'-Won by Cook Black.lock ....716 81.2 1 1 .six! ()
Medical I; Osborne. AGO, second; Sleigh Harvey Entertaining, informative Tourney Berth Za'arla ...... 2 11 6 12 1 1 ,500Jankunla
They (Bucky Harris and the S. S.. third Time-32.4 seconds. I ......521n: IS 1 3 .%.0
barons of the Nats' farm Tauone ...... 2 10 8 9 0 1 ..000Gaida
system Spikers from Patrol Squadron ......... 4 ::1112 19 0 3 .01)(
) like his chances-but good! NWT 511 701.000
16 virtually walked away with,the --o longerwith team.'Canes .
Fleet Air Jacksonville volleyball
Things to look for: Eleven open' HL :
dates on the 1954: Jax Navy foot- ; championship last Tuesday after- Down

ball schedule At a meeting of wn noon by winning six straight tour

.the Recreation Council last weekIt nament games at Mainside gym.
was voted to suspend action VP-16's netmen were assured .

this year. Contributing factors, .. the right to represent Rear Adm.
a lack of personnel and legal Osborne B. Hardison in the big Tennis SquadA

tender, Air Force Atlantic Fleet tourneyto

New York and Brooklyn to renew be held the first Of May at three-man Jax Navy tennis

a seemingly ageless World NAS Quonset Point R. I. squad dropped a 3.1 decision to

Series feud. Had 'em both last aK Victims of the new ComFalr the strong University of Miami

year and can't change horses. Jax champs were sextets representing racquet-wielders at the Maglo
Cincinnati to make the first division VJ-62 of NAAS San-' City last Saturday. The bulk of
Sax Navy's squad was deterreddue
in the National. ford and VA-15 from NAS Cecil
to travel difficulties
Fasron 109 softballers can Field
] .1'.1' Ben Sobleraj earned the lone
name their own ticket in com- The Sanford squad went on to
point for
I Jax Navy by defeating
petition throughout the county. win runner-up honors by defeat Al Harum, 'former National Jun..
Should be a good race for sec- ing VA-15 in the consolation con-
----1-- ior Indoor Champion, 6.%, T-5,
ond place in the station intra- test. .
Harum boasts
a victory over Denmark's
mural circuit, though. Team captains of the champion Kurt Nielsen.

Gordon Robbie to ship over He LONG-ARMED LEW-Taking to the air during the recent ship and runner-up squads were Other Navy racquetmen, Leon

made third class journalist in Fleet Air Jacksonville championship volleyball playoffs at Main- presented trophies following the Wilson and Kerwin: Foley, were
the recent exams, and has since side gym Is Eugene "Lew" Lewis of VP-16. Lew, offered a scholar playoffs by Lt. David A. Barks- defeated while the duo of Wilson
ship to FSU because .of his spiking ability aided VP-16 in winning
been hard to handle in the of- dale Com Fair Jax Recreation and and also
the tourney title and the right to represent ComFatrJax at Sobieraj dropped the
fioe. the AirLant tourney at Quonset Point, R. L, next month Public Information Officer. doubles match. .


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22 April 1G54 JAX AIR NEWS P S ey'.D'

Braves, Columbia b. ,.. Attends

Capacity Throng
End Series Tonight !weo k ,

The Jacksonville Braves and iwurf FinalsThe
Eastern Boxing
Columbia Reds, contenders in a k

ding-dong Sally League pennantrace ,( Atlantic Fleet, with strength in the lighter weight

last season, engage In the r divisions, copped six of ten bouts in the Eastern Navy Box-

final tilt of a thiee-gamtf aeries ing Finals before a thrill-thirsty crowd of 1,500 last Thurs ,

at the Myrtle Ave. Ball Park at day night at King Hall.

2000) tonight.A Individual winners travel nextto
of the third round from the Fifth
full diamond menu i I. on i San Diego for the All-Navy
Naval District's Bobby Hopkins.In .
lor the weekend'as the Columbus Championships May 6, and a shot
the. middleweight clash, Butter -
In for
Cardinals move a three- at Western finalists
setto 'Li used a lethal right uppercut
game Friday-Sunday. Three defending All-Navy cham-
The Braves won't be home again : : g pions scored victories for Al. advantageously to score an unani-

until May 10 with Augusta and Gibbs' Fleetmen while a third, mous decision over "dancing man"Robert
Epperson ((5ND: ),
Macon making their initial
ap- Chico Ayala (DesFlotFour), lost a
\ LEE, & southpaw, picked h>5
pearances at the local paik. split decision to former pupil Ray
shots and then threw
Tickets are on sale at Donaldson's everythinghe
Allen (PRNC) in a light-welter
had in rapping out a unanimous -
Men's Store at $1.25: each weight bout.DEFENDING.
All home contests start at 2000, champions verdict over Dan Logan
____ _,.... .. All-Navy
with Sunday games getting under- 'III. "<< ;''''Sfn -----r;; victorious were lightweightBob ((1ND).

way at 1500. HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION< ComMineLanl),
title trophy from Capt. Howard V. Hopkins, Chief of Staff, Fleet Jackson ( nament was Rear Admit Helu
Air Jacksonville, (right) is Jake Solus, DN, Eastern Navy heavyweight I I middleweight Charlie Butler (Des- H McLean, Commandant of the
IM Table Tennis champion. Capt. Burnham C. MrCaffree. NAS command FlotFour) and lightheavyweightDon
lug officer, Is seen In the center. Solus, from the Eighth Naval District Lee (PhlbTraLant), Sixth Naval District. Capt. Bum
will be the East's heavyweight representative at the All- ham""* C. McCaffiee, NAS com-
Won By TaylorThe Navy finals at San Diego early next month. The trophy presen- I I Jackson, helped by a strong: manding officer, was Tourney Director -
teacher defeated the tations were part of festivities at the post-tourney banquet Friday light hand, claimed a TKO at 1:11:
pupil ,, ,
evening at the Mainside Lounge. I I I
in the finals of the NATT- --- -- Winners were presented tio-'

Center table tennis tournamentlast AEA( ) Nine Sets I II I I II phies at a post-fight banquet Friday -

week. Leon Taylor captured I I 6.Li evening at the M a t Inside i
Lounge. Making the presentations
the singles crown from ex-
Heated Pace In was Capt. Howard V. Hopkini,
pupil Fred England in straight Chief of Staff, Commander Fleet

games, 21-12, 21.14, 2117. Center Air Jacksonville, i
Taylor, who taught his foe !; Eastern Navy winners:

the fine arts of the game several Aviation i i Eleclticlan's Mate : flyweight Cliff L'skiUite,; unan. dec o\er Andrew Turner
months later teamed
ago, '
School, Class "A", was the only Bantamweight-Ray Wharton (>)
with England to take the doubles unan. dec over Mike Bprandl.
undeteatf'd'entl'Y in the NATTCen- featherweight Bob Nichols <}")
title. unon. dec or "Oozy" Oxborne.
ter Intramural Softball League Il l I l.lghtwwi1ght! Hob Jackson Victims: were Dick Engutiom TKO over hobby llopklna, 1:11: third
and Fred Bauer, falling by the completion of three weeks of round .
Lhtht."dter-Rtly Alien (D) split
scores of 21.17, 21-19, 2110. All {play. M verdict from rhlio Ayula
Welterweight Warren Peterson
four are from Airman Preparatory Last week the "A" School (D) unan. dec. over La true Bar
School.Station. ret t,
Sparks decisioned Aviation Ordnance Ilahtmhldl-Dob Plant ((0) TKO -
' ... .
--- --- "* rlle
Middleweight Duller F
"B ]2.2, and N A W S ( )
unan. dee over Bob Kppomon; ,
School, 13-3. Llght.hpllvy-Don Lee ()') unan
jd :: kIccym. : dec.llenvywelKlH over Dan% 2.falulI (ID) KO'd
t Other results:,. AE"B" 2, MAD : -Dun HobKon, 1 ;13, second round .

King Fails In 0; AO"A" 16, AK Marines 12; 1st. .,-_. -_" n "- -

Lt.-Special Services 2, MAD 0; FISTIC FURY Light middleweight John C.rcfn' (left) of VARSITY SCHEDULEFOR

Title DefenseRegardless AK"A" 13, ANP( ) 11; AO"A" 6, Com Air Lant, looks for an opening In Hob Plant's defense during
spirited action at last week's Eastern Navy Boxing Finals at King MAY-JULY
I NAWS' 5; AGO 15, TraFac 13; Hall. Green floored Plant for an eight count in the second round,
of the outcome of' Personnel 9, AK Marines 8; AGO but the Sixth Naval District scrapper came back to srore a third A 47-game slate has been
I round TKO with sharp right-handed attack arranged for the Jax Navy
the Station Golf Championship 118, AO"B" 7; AE"B" 14, ANiP> I a
: AE"B" 77 AE"A" Fliers during the dog days of
4 NAWS 12,
; ;
Tourney, a new champion will be

crowned. Defending titleholder I I 13,, NAWS 3. Heavy Scoring Marks i May-July.TueWed May MAY 4-8 Patrick

Bob Wallace was eliminated in Am. there,

the semi-final round by Bill I New Duty Station heie.tri-Sat. ? 78 CMrrr Point,

Scarbrough 4 and 3. j I : NAS Softball Openers hcie.'Ihur-Frl., 13-14 Eglin AFB,

Facing Big Bill In the final For Personable hprp.FrlSat? 22-Porrti Wand,

round will be the winner of a i, The toe-plated occupants of the nob between home plate th'rfl.11..Sun"Mon..-Tue", 2425Eglin AFD,

match between Comdr. Frank Fasron 6 Chief ., and second base are due for some long afternoons betweennow 20-30- Hunter AFB,
and June 9, if opening day games in the Mainside Intramural heie.
oUT Nt:
Meyer and Milt Hurst
The adage "All's well that ends Softball League are any indication. Tu-Wa, U-l'oUkk, AID,

SECOND flight championshiphonors well" is aptly suited for the I!I In four contests Monday, 51 here.Sat.Sun.. W-San/ord NAA,
Favored Fasron ]09 .
were won by C. T. Mabry, two-year association of HoraceD. runs cl'Ollllethe dias as eight defending here,
I' l'l1-Parrlll Island,
2 and 1 victor over Jack Piva Looney, ADC, and Fasion Six. members of the 13.teAm circuit station champions, pecked awayat there
Fond farewells are being averred I action dark Mon-Tue, 14-15-HunUr AFD,
The third : saw self Declaimed horae Op- there.
flight crown was won
for the personable athletic director r-- erations for a 8-0 verdict with Frl.-Sat., 18.18 Travis AID,
by Joe VanVactor with a 4 and here.Mon.Tueir..
who leaves soon for duty seasoned Don Glldewell on the ., 21.32 Camp Gordon -

3 defeat of Chuck Schoder. with A-75 at NAS Quonset Point, mound., there 24-25-Palm Beach

Meeting for the fourth flight\ R. I. I Glidewell and Company A f'B. here.Monrue.,
-Miami MCAS,
? .
toga are Pete Gardner and William Through the tireless efforts of to be the only exception to a pos thcic.
Chief Looney, the Banshees have 311.V
Clampet, while W. R. Lem- sible "hlttersj league. In Glide- Frl-Sat., 2-J-'nAacl. Navy,
mon and Harry Webb will meet earned a reputable name in station well, the Beavers have one of here!'
Mon-Tu. 5-6 -- Miami MCAS,
circles. The Fasronites .
for the consolation bracket cham- sports the most respected pitchers In here.
pionship. recently claimed permanent possession y Duval County. .'rl..Sat., !9-11 Ft Jackson
F there!'
of the Iron Man Trophy, Thur-Fil, 1&18 Palm Beach
FIRST VC-62, with Tom Querlce and -
round results in the La- of in Main- sl < ASH, there.SatSun .
dies Spring Cup competition have symbolic supremacy Jack Turner sharing I moundchores ., 17-38 Sanford NA-
side spoils. A* thpr.--
been posted. Victorious in initial Looney's skill Is attested further ti trimmed Iron Man Trophy Tue.-Wed* 21-Ma'DIII>l AID,
matches were: Mary Barrow, Na- by sixteen other trophies bound VP-18, 133. Elsewhere, rl-SHt, 23-24-PenacoI Na-
dine Maze, Priscilla Ayers, June ComFair Jax; bested FaetuLant, \y. there.
which he also\ instrumentalin 4
was Mon-Tue,
ti 26.27--Camp Gordon,
S vP 8-7, and FAW-11
edged Supply, here.
Bernard, Joan Harty and Gladys bringing to Fasron Six. Atrophy
86. Ltil-Sat Robins AFB,
Cooper. case has recently been .there!' -
Also, Betty Meyer, Marion constructed to hold the huge collection NARTU, Fasron Six, Hospital, -I'endlnjr. Awaiting' final ron.flrmatlon. .

Ware, Dottie Treitel, Ruth Mills, of awards garnered by VW-4 and VP-5 round out the

Mary Holden and Joyce Naff. the Building 200 athletes. Chief Looney league which will have named a
._- .- --- -- -- winner by June 9. Army CindermenTip

I I TVarsity Links Squad Boasts Attractive 9-1 Mark II Tentative among either plans the call top for four a playoff or Fliers AgainFt.

five teams at the completion of Jackson won everything Lilt

Doin what comes naturally, the I return match is not scheduled. I par 70 for medalist honors. Bill ;i one full round and an ensuing series the cross ban in field events towaylay

JHX Navy varsity golf team spilled Tomorrow the Fliers eiiKaj Scaibrough and Charlie Summittof with the Mainside and NATT- the Jax Navy varsity

Eglin Air Force Base and the UnUen.ity of llorhla Mt Jax Navy were a distant ec- I Center champions for the station track team, 80.51, last week on
NAS Pensacola last week in a C"hln! *\illl''! and Saturday return crown the Soldier's. cinders

triangular meet at Eglin for its home to host Stetson( Jn \'tr"Uy. ond with 78's. There is still an urgent need I It was the second: victory in

ninth win cf the campaign. It will be the Initial meeting Bob Wallace, Ed Barnes, Frank for umpires. Personnel interestedin three weeks posted by Ft. Jack

Only the tenacious Bulldogs of against both collegiate "4IlIad'l.At Heyer and Lou Chaff completed! won king afternoon games, Mon son and carboned the earlier meet..

the University of Georgia own a Eghn, rensacola's Don Dar- the local's entry which' rang up day through Thursday, should ing CUB the Flieia took charge in

win over the Fliers, a 20-7 blemish fler mattered an exceptionallytough 26 points to better P..nlllu'ola', contact IntramuiafDiieUor Frank running events but could not

I that muat go' unavenged. A layout with a two under 14 and 1 Fglin'a 13. McCaffrey,

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Eight JAX AIR NEWS' 22 April 1954m1IIl1D

Te I -Agers. Hold

ron RENT Initial EventMore
3 bdrni. unfurn. house. Ph. 2-0894, .

Collins. 5114 Headly B. C.. f than 50 persons turned
3 rm. furn. apt. 3665 Headrlcks y out Friday evening for the TeenAge .

St Ph. 8-1593, Mrs. Lovebryn. Club dance held in Building

2 rm. furn. apt. Mrs. J. S. Wilkinson 804 and plans were made for a
Ph. 7-6028. similar affair in the future.

Room for business girl In apt. Ph. Music was provided by Bob

8-6677, :Miss Lee FittmW Johnson and his "Serenaders"from

1 bdrni. house, $55. 5111 Firestone e a ? :.:z the Naval Air Technical
Rd. Ph. 2-1248, Mrs. Arnold. Training Center.

2 rm. apt. Ph. 4-6303, Mrs. Canova. 1, ea Patrons and patronesses included
!; % Captain Martell Twitchell,
i ;F aa NAS Chaplain; Mrs. David Me-
2. bdim. (um. apt 3233 Post St. a
Campbell, Comdr. and Mrs. Wil-
Ph. 2-0891, Mrs. Farris.
son Bartlett, Comdr. and Mrs
Furn. apt. on NAS bus line, 2G01Post '
Irons; Lcdr. and Mrs. Kerwin Foley -
Mrs. Bray t and Chief and Mrs. Joseph
5 rm. (urn. apt. 1915 Woodmere ; : Nocllla. ._

Dr Ph. 8-4267, Mrs Acheson. .
2 bdrm. furn. upper apt. 1378 P

Ingleside Robertson Ave. Ph. 2-6180, Mrs. To Boost

4 rm. upper furn apt 2037 Herschel (Continued from Page 1))

Ph. 7-6427, Mrs. Caldwell TEEN-AGERS FROLIC-Teenagers of the station gathered in Building 804 last Friday for their' and their percentages: Adminis-
2 rm. furn. apt. Ph. 2-0291 Mrs. I first dance of the year for Teen-Age Club members and their friends. More than 50 turned out for tration, 33%; 0 &: R, 14.5%; Sup
1 Hanks. the first event. ply, 20%; Operations, 14%; Public -

2 bdrm. unfurn. house, $66. 8480 No Reduction After Works 2.7% and miscellaneous,

Monrow .A v e. Ph. 112-8-4551, SAFETYBox 2.5%.
Mrs. Samples. Total Disability Rating FLEET" AIR Detachment Jacksonville -

Small furn. house, 45. 9361 103rd Public Law 311, 83rd Congress, Score has reached 2.5% of its

St. Ph. 8-3537, Mrs. Driggers. approved March 17, 1954, pro- Disabling Injuries Through quota; Naval Hospital, 8.5%; and
2 bdrni. furn. bungalow, 2346 vides that a rating of total disability Tuesday, April 27 NARTU, 5.0%. NAS Cecil Field
Summerset Rd. Ph. 2-4886, Mrs or permanent total dis This Month, 0 and Fleet Air Detachment at Ce
Holden. ability which has been made for This Year, 4 cil Field have joined forces to

2. rm. fuin. apt. Ph. 8-2655: ; Mrs. compensation, 'pension, or Insur- Days Since Last bring in-7%.
Rhodes. ance purposes, and which has Lost-Time Accident 38 Walker Crevasse, Timekeeper, Standings will be computed dally

2 story brick house. Ortega Blvd. been continuously in force for 20 GIRGABOAM-/ is in St., Luke's Hospital due to with two scoreboards, one located
Ph. 2-1709, M. C. Ilillyer.Unfurn. or more years shall not a recent accident, in which his at Musttn Birmingham and
house. 4526: Blunt Ave. duced thereafter, except upon a Safety Slogan for May"To \ car overturned. He will be inca another at Allegheny Yorktown,

.. Ph. 87-1837, L. Al om. showing that such rating, was Make Your Life Last, Put pacitated for some time. showing the results. There is still

3 bdrm. furn. house. 3167 De based on fraud.VF62 Safety First." Comdr. William T. Clampet, As plenty of time for the units to
Remember this slogan it
Medici Ave. Ph. 2-0664. Mrs. sistant Public Works officer, is on move ahead in the race for do
B. H. Taylor GladiatorsContinued means money.Penny two weeks leave. nations.

4 rm. furn. apt. 2547 Phyllis St. Welcome to Dorris LeBlanc, Donations received at Clubs or
Ph. 7-7388, Mrs. V. Towery. ( from Page 1)) Lee Clerk-Steno, who is filling the in other ways not directly attributable

2 rm. furn. apt. Ph. 2-4275, Mrs. records during ;February. Ten of vacancy created by the resigna to any one I command will
Graves. these 16 top squadrons are Fleet (Continued from Page 1)) tion of Juanita Lester. Rut be credited to the "total" fund

2 rm. furn. apt. 2148 Rosselle St. Air Jacksonville units Bessette, who hoped} that their Ralsch is in the procurement section I only. -

Ph. 7-5461, :Mrs. Emery. VF-174 placed second in the "valiant little lady" would get transferred from Transportation I IN ANNOUNCING the quotas,
2 rm. furn apt. 2913 Rayford St. ratings; VF-103 took third place; this opportunity for further medical replacing Mary Smith who Captain Coates declared that "The
Ph. 88-9331, Mrs. Barton VF-11 fifth; VF-101 sixth; VF- treatment.The resigned last week.Congratulations i Navy Carnival for Charity is the

3 bdrm. furn. house. 1034 Sor 31 ninth; VF-44 tenth; VF-22 good news arrived last to Joy Adams, one big annual drive aboard the

rento. Ph. 9-0893, Mrs. Coffin eleventh; VF-1Q2 thirteenth, and month and the Bessettes were in- of Housing, the former Joy Broad Naval Air Station, and it is our
Rent rm. to working girl in private VF-32 fourteenth.. structed to take Penny Lee to well, who exchanged vows with sincere hope to raise as much
home, Mrs. C. M. Dono- The ratings weie determined Hope Haven Hospital on March Gene Adams April 23 at the All and more than was realized in
hoe, 1618 Seminole Rd Ph. by the number of accidents per 29 for observation by doctors and Saints Chapel. 1953. These quotas have been established
2-551D.: squadron versus the number of nurses from the Greenville Hon- for the purpose of raising
1 bdrm. house. 3536 Mayflower hours flown. pital. At that time, the examining will see her through funds for charity arid we hope

Ph. 2-6127, Chief Reed physician said he was confi- NEITHER WILL Penny Lee be that each and every civilian, enlisted -

FOR SALES POofiheWeekHonors dent that :Penny 'Lee would some lonesome for long. Her personal man, and officer of the

bdrm. home at 4470 ManchesterRd. day walk with the aid of braces. charm, polite manners and win Navy here, will, do' his part t to

Lcdr. D.: M. Humphreys, Less than two weeks ago, an- some smile will capture the heartsof make his unit 100 percent"
ext. 648 or Ph 8-1809. Given To other letter was received from the all who meet her. Proof of .

2 bdrni. house with garage. 5040 Greenville Hospital saying that that is the many friends she has Assessments Due

Lexington, A. \V Gardner. Pennsylvanian Penny Lee's name was at the top already the ice cream man, Mutual Death Benefit policy
27 ft. 1950 United House Trailer, of the waiting list, and she wouldbe the drug store clerk, the children holders are reminded that assessment
Lot 31, Azalea Trailer Park, (This {to the 88th In the Xaval admitted next Monday, May on the block or any stranger that No. 34 is due by April 30,
William Wood. Air Technical Training Center's third. has happened her way.
assessment 35 due May 7.
.4 rm. house. Ph. 2-1250, Mrs. Petty-Ol/icer-o/-tM-Weck series.) She is eagerly looking forwardto It's doubtful that Penny Lee -
Turlington. From the Naval Air Weapons this trip, to the "doctors" where will be walking by the time her

3 bdrm.4633 Palmer frame house.Ave. Equity Ph. 2-7826, $52.,' comes Systems this School week's of the PO-of-the Center flxt.she is Although going to Penny get her Lee"feets does where daddy he gets is back being from deployed Argentia with, !;i:;tr:; :!;i:::::;/::::;:::.:,:r--::':':',':::.. :'.-;."

Mrs. Speer. Week, John R. Roberts, ATI Instructor not realize that she will be at VP-18 but that's her "special
27 the hospital for many months goal." And if her future progresscan
ft. 1911 Plott House Ttailer,
$950.: G. Filip. 8474. Roberts haijs without her parents and four be measured by the strides

5 bdrm. house. 3244 Sunnybrook from Acosta, doting brothers, age 18, 17, 14 she has made in the past, and the .

Ave. Ph. 8-6315, Mrs. Bratcher. Pa., and was and 10, the courage and fortitudeshe prayers and hopes of everyone
has who know her she'll do it.
graduatedfrom heretofore displayed ,
3 bdrm. house with garage. 2831 w ,
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Confluence Reveal SafetyStation Slogan I For May
2 bdrm. house, completely School -
furn. Ph. 888676. Pat En- !
personnel, who are sonnel, both military and civil-
tering the Na
2 bdrm. house
$250 down. Attached o
val Service in becoming more safety consciousby ian, who have correctly supplied .....
'garage, Gullette, ext., .; ,
the expect to win the answer, when '
789. July 1947. he day, can ap- '\- '\ :
Roberts more "lucky bucks" during the proached, to the question, 'i: > '
MISCELLANEOUS attended Electronic P'
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month of May. "What is the safety slogan for .'' .: ..."
Riders wanted to Tulsa, Okla. Technician School, ClassA The safety slogan for the the month?" ".< -....._- ,y."," ... ..,
Leaving about June 10. Ph. ext. ( ) of Memphis, Where he was
month of May is "To Make Recent winners of "lucky PURPLE IIEART-Lawrence
retained as an Instructor
216.Elliot upon
Your Life Last Put Safety bucks" include James Lam Hobbs
C. Jr., DCI, of the Training
I. Jones, AEC, Fasron 108, completion.A "
First. 0 n. Supply Fiscal department Aids Shop at NATTCenter,
career man, Roberts has at
NAS Me., swap with tended Electronic i Technician) To wlo a free dollar bill all ; B. B. Easterling, Sup is presented the Purple Heart
any AEC In any Fasron at Ce- you have to do is to recite ver- ply-Fiscal; G. F. Hubbard, Public Medal, 'by Capt. David C. Me-
School, Class ((13)) and the PhllcoCorporation
cil Field
NAS Jax.
or Ph. 88-
Factory School. Af batim, within ten seconds, the Works and Willie Young, Campbell, commanding officer
0177. safety slogan when asked by O 8c: R department C. P. of the Center. Hobbs, who received -
ter foar
years Navy hwas e
Riders wanted to San
Diego May the voice pf safety. Mitchell, PHAN of the Photo the medal during in-
rated first class and will be
15. 5040 Lexington. A. W., :Many free dollar bills have Lab, received a free meal spection last Saturday, was
Gardner eligible to take the Chief's examination !
next already been given away to per- chit for the correct answer. awarded the medal for injuries
; Riders wanted from Southside. year.
.._ sustained during: World War II.
Mrs. Perkins, ext. 348 or 671 -
t Riders Stockton.wanted Mrs.from Hare Rosselle, ext. 8244 and To
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t Hide V. wanted Hlggenbotham from Hendricks, ext. 275.Ave Safety