Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: July 8, 1954
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Pediatric Care


Set, Despite Brief fi f

Loss Of SpecialistThe : $ ;

possibility that. childrenof \ ,

Naval personnel in this area }
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would be deprived of proper ,

care at the ,Naval Hospital, due
.. L.1i\
y .
g to a 10-day lapse between the'

\ a detachment of the pediatrics

specialist and the arrival of his i:1

relief, was alleviated this week :

through the cooperation of one J,

of Jacksonville's pediatricians.

3 t< ey The pediatrician, whore-
ixa aa3aa a a .vmOaCYvmw Z'AdAiin a: t\\\1Mdi itiAtAaaoavw
quested his be withheld
------- name ,

'ROCKETE RS'-Flve VF-62 responded to the call issued by

VF-62 GladiatorsSet Gladiators pose atop a mock Capt. Edward S. Lowe, com %

I rocket after helping their wanding officer of the Naval !, ; < .

New MarkIn squadron establish a new record Hospital, for assistance in care
In rocket firing during recent -
of in-patient pediatric patients Thach, (above) succeeds Capt. Burnham C. McCaffree as commanding -
Rocket FiringFlying annual competitive exer during the interim period officer of Naval Air Station Jacksonville He assurors
cises. Left to right are: Ensign Only One Pediatrician command in ceremonies scheduled Friday at 08IS at the parade
Harry Wilson, who tied the grounds
F2II Banshees, Gladiators ComAirLant record by blast With only one pediatricianon

of Fighting: Squadron ing the target with four successive its staff, to care for Navy '

62 established a new recordin bulis-eyes; Lt. Robert children who need treatment, Capt.Thach Will Assume
the Hospital hard put when
McAllister Lt. Barrel Joines was
; ,
rocket firing: during; a recent -
Lt. (Jg) Edward Amende and Lt. Joseph J. Malorello, the
annual competitive exer- Ensign Robert Johnson. pediatrics specialist, was de-
cise at Switzerland T a r get tached. Lt. Davis S.-.Smith, his Station Command FridayCapt.

range. relief, is not scheduled to
The Gladiators racked up ,more WEATHER OUTLOOK arrive until July 12. John Smith Thach, who served during the early put of

than a score of Direct hits. According to Capt. Lowe, World War II with the Operational Training Command at NAS Jax,
Paced by the sharpshootlng of Friday-Partly cloudy with there is a crucial shortage in takes over as Commander Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval District and

Ensign Harry Wilson, who tallledfoul' widely scattered afternoon and the Navy of doctors( including Commanding Officer of the Naval Air Station, in ceremonies Fridayat

of four qualified pediatricians whichwas 0845.
bulls-eyea.out drops evening thunder showers. Con- ,
five VF-62 pilots won Navy Bat the main cause of the I The new commanding officer, Japan.
tle Efflcency "E'.." They are Lt. tinued hot. present emergency.
.who comes here from duty as skipper WHEN WORLD WAR II broke
Harrel Joines, Lt. Robert Mc SaturdaySame.SundaySame. 150 Babies A Month I
of the carrier Franklin D. out the Captain was serving as
Allister, Lt. (Jg) Edward Amen "We are grateful for
very Roosevelt, relieves Capt. Burnham gunnery officer with Fighter
de', and Ensign Robert Johnson Wil-, (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2)) C. McCaffree, who leaves for Squadron Three It was in the
in addition to Ensign Harry
son. Washington, D. C., where he will Pacific area that he developedthe
be senior Naval officer of the "Thach Weave" that in its
This raise the total numberof
staff, Industrial College of the first tryout brought down 19 of
Individual "E" winners to 18 Armed Forces 20 Jap planes attacking the carrier
for pilots of VF-62. USS Lexington. The tactics
TilE CHANGE OF commandwill
With each of 23 participating ., were so successful that he was
take place at the parade
Banshees carrying four rockets, brought back to Pearl Harbor to
grounds where personnel of the
the target was bit 27 times out train Army Air Force as well as!
NAS Jax command will form .for
of 92 attempts. Average marginof Navy pilots.
the ceremonies.
error for misses was recorded From Pearl Harbor he
53.2 feet. This mark is believed A veteran of both World Warn came
as here to Jax in 1942 to continue
to be a new ComAlrLant and the Korean War, Captain
indoctrinating new in
Thach (pronounced Thatch), is pilots war-
record for the new recovery mini- proved tactics. From Jax he wentto
the possessor of a brilliant record
altitude of feet.
mum 2,000
fast Carrier Task Force 38 as'
that has merited him many
Wilson's four direct
Ensign citations. (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5))
medals and He was in
hits in succession ties the' all-
time ComAlrLant record held bya command of the USS Sicily when
handful of Navy pilots. r; fighting broke out in Korea. The West Point Grad

Sicily provided close air supportof ,

BC-BS Payments Due ground forces during many With Air Force
crucial battles, including the In- ,

Blue Cross-Blue Shield policy a 3 F 1 s, chon landing and the tight to the Flies
holders are reminded that monthly N. sea at Hungnam.He Navy

payments are due by July ....___ _.._. '_'m.._ ""_"_ is known throughout the A West Point graduate h a *
1213. CAKE FOR 5QOOOTII LANDING-Comdr. W. Donald Dietz, Navy as originator of "The Thach joined the Navy.
skipper of Composite Squadron., who piloted the Banshee Weave," a two-plane fighter formation lie is Air Force Capt. RobertS.
which made the 50,000th landing recorded by Ground Control trained in special offensiveand Sllzeskl, presently attached to
EM Clothing Allowance Approach Unit No. 17, cuts the cake commemorating the occasion. defensive tactics which had Patrol Squadron 5 at NAS Jax.
Left to right are: Comdr. Dletz; Dale Riley, AC3; Hen Walton, much to do with the of Capt. Slizeski came here from
Goes Up, Prices Drop ACC; Robert Cooper, ACC; Lt. James LaCroix, officer-in-charge success the Second
the victory in the war against Tow Target Squad.
of the unit, and Billy Watkins, ET3.
Clothing allowance for enlisted ron, Mitchell AFB, N.Y., throughthe
men of the Navy is ex- Navy-Air Force
pected to jump from $5.40 to GCA Unit Records 50,000th Landing gram. exchange pro

$6.00 monthly beginning this During his one-year tour of
month. It was expected this duty with the Fleet Air Wing 11
probably would mean a little' Roaring out .of the western just another plane landing. But 62 skipper to a small table 1 squadron the Air Force officer

more cash for Navy men since skies at 1500 last Thursday, a it was something special-the nearby where a fine large ceremonial will learn the general policies of.the.

overall clothing prices for in- Banshee, with Comdr. W. Don- :50,000th landing checked by cake awaited cutting. Navy and become familiariz.
dividual purchases will drop ald Dietz, skipper of Composite GCA at Jacksonville. The cake was ensribed with ed with the operation of a Navy
slightly.For Squadron 62, at the stick, During the special approach these words: "GCA Unit 17, patrol squadron.

example, dress jumper, touched down on the landing James Weller, AC1, was at the 50,000th .Approach" The honor Enlisting in the Army in 1913.
dropped from $9.05 to $8.75; strip here and moments later controls of the unit's truck, of cutting the cake fe 11 to Capt. Sllzeskl was admitted to
undress jumper, from $7.00 to taxied up to the area of the with Chief Ben Walton atop the Comdr. Dietz. The cake 'W a I the U. S. Military Academy two

$G.70; dungaree trousers from Ground Control Approach Unit vehicle as outside observer. baked by the "0" Club and decorated years later. He was graduated a

$1.70 to $1.65-the peacoat, 17. AS COMDR. DIETZ climbed by Mrs. B. N. Walton. 2nd Lt., and won his wings in
however, remains the same at To personnel who might have down front( the plane the first Official greeters I Included Sept. 1952.:
2445. been casually watching the jet to greet him was Lt. James La- Comdr. Harry Harty, NAS Op. The purpose of the Navy-Air

come In It meant little Croix, who walked with the VC. (Please Turn to Page S, Col. 1)) (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5).





Two JAX AIR NEWS 8 July, 1954
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Published' every Thursday for Navy and Marine acthltlci at Naval Air CATHOLIC
itatloa Jacksonville Fla.
NAB JickMBTllleTtit Mass 0800 0900 1000--
I ijapt. \Irnl'lam C. M'Carrrrl .... ........ ................C4Imman lnl Orrl'uOmdr. Sunday, ,
\: John f). Dlllch FAt'cuth e OUlctrII' St. Edward's Chapel.
Fleet Air .r.'III.
> rapt 'Thooorf' P. Dol'll.. .... ....... ....... ..............._._...Commander ('tlnll' Saturday-OCOO.
. c.pt. Richard O. Greene ..... ..... ... .... .. .". .' ............... ........."...............Chid ot Stat
. Fleet Air 11'lat 6lecea; Daily-0630.
Ca pt. Theodore Dahl _.. Commander
1 Comdr. Frank D. IIt'tr .Chlef start Officer Sunday-0630-Mass at Hospital

f Naval Air Teckaleal Trallll' Cuter
i; Capt. David M'r.ampI Commanding Officer Chapel.
Comdr Wilson R. Bat tlttt. .......??..?._.?. .??.Eccutit a OIQcera MORMON
)\I >\ ..l ....,Ib.
\ Capt. Edward S.Lowe.Commanding Officer 1930 NATTC
I CaPt. L. 4. Newton ._._ Jo'UC\I\lu ortlc.r"A.TU
1 Chaplain's Office.CHRISTIAN .
\ taPt. John L. C41unlhan Commanding Officer
i Comdr c? Gray Stl'UJ1\ Executive Officer SCIENCE1900TuesdayNATTC
Chaplain's -
JAX AIR NEWS It published weekly at the, U. S. Nil Air Station I
I Jackuonvllle Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated funds Office.
> at no expense to the government and In compliance with NA VEXOS r-33. ner. f
Nov. .. Coplei are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, Ute PROTESTANT .fi ii
Natal Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Recent Training Unit: rival 0930-All Saints' ---
Air Station Cecil Field, and the U. :Sf Naval HoiplUL LEGAL OFFICER ARRIVES
Editor-Andrew II. Planey 1100-A11 Saints' ChapeL j
Assistant' Editor-Helen Harper; 5 Gila Fdltor-Col'don Robbie, JOT: Cortidr. Robert E. Lee, Jr.
Staff Dlstilbution-Chuck Paul, AU3; 0915-Naval Hospital Chapel. Comdr. Lee
Rrpoiter-Jim Ryan AN; Circuli Comdr. Takes
is briefed by
Irene Oust, SN. (Note: Addresses of local I lchurches (right)
The JAX AIR NEWS U a member or the Armed Forceg Pma Sen'Ice, I George L. Gullette, prior to assuming *
AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted without may be obtained by call- Over
the written permission of Armed Forcea Press Service. without of other ing the Chaplain's Office, 425. duties of legal officer Legal From
natter, extent by advice publication. la prohibited permission ofEditor I of the Naval Air Station.
JAX AIR NTVSEdltoilal .
: office located Main AflmlnlstnUon Building Phone cxtendona : Comdr. Lee reported here from Comdr. Gullette
6164. 216 and 8164. Ends 24YearsOf ,
office of Judge Advocate Gen-

Your Uniform Makes A Difference! Navy Duly 1 era!. Comdr. Gullette, legal officer Comdr. Robert E. Lee, Jr., this

here for the past three week assumed duties as legal of.

Suppose some evening when you're coming out of a store in Sayonara lockers and and farewell to hurricane :years, goes to Service Squadron fleer of the Naval Air Station.

town, you and a civilian both pause to help a. woman pick up some equipment were said firefighting by ChiefBos'n Three, Sasebo, Japan. He succeeds Comdr. George L.

packages she dropped. Chances are that both she and passersby will Gullette who will report to Service
Chester Ciborowski
remember that you stopped to help her-but they will forget almost NATTCenter, who was retired, 40% Drop In TB Deaths/ Squadron Three, piesentlv

completely that the civilian va there, too. Why? Because you were based afloat at Sasebo, Japan
July 1 after 24 years of Naval Veterans
In uniform and) he was not you are jemembeied and he (is for- service. Among and serving the Seventh Fleet

gotten. During World War II he served A 40 percent drop in tuberculosis Comdr. Gullette will be legal -f.

There ale dozens of other similar situations obeying traffic\ aboard the USS Hancock In deaths among World War II fleer for the staff.

laws, being courteous in crowd, having consideration' for the rightsof I the Pacific Theatre in two bat- veterans from 1948 to 1952, In- Comdr. Lee comes to Jax fiom

others, and so forth. tle engagements and took partin I clusive, was reported today by the office of the Judge Advocate

r 7ff""t. ,. "I" the North Atlantic destroyer Veterans Administration VA said General, Washington, D. C., where

:.tJ: (:;t ,,:" patrol. Qualified as a deep sea provisional data for 1953 Indi. he headed the Physical Disability

: ,> "''i _: diver, he also specialized: in flight cates a further decline.in Retirement Branch

,. .!if., ..- I deck operations while in Naval the First Lieutenant's Office *
\ ....'rft Aviation.
responsible for the unit's securityand A native of Chicago, Comdr)

At the Training Center he was maintenance. Lee received his undergraduate
degree from the University of

Notre Dame, and his law degree

";1 from DePaul University in Chi-

\ .a cago. Before entering the Navyin

... "-..., > !r'4 .i', 1944, he was an attorney
A" a enkeinan, all you have to do to attrar attention M
Comdr. Lee has served as j-e-
walk down the _reet. If you are neat and polite, jour actions
curity officer of the Naval Supple
will cause good will for all who wear a mil form. But If you are
0'x Pearl Harbor; with Com-
messy' and disorderly, you will bring only contempt and ill at ; to mander Naval Air Transport Ser
: ,
Do you ever wonder why some places are called "good service ii 3r vice, Moffett Field, Calif., a*
men's towns?"' It is because there is plenty of good feeling there rei
staff legal officer on the staff,
between those in uniform and the townspeople. This is because other
and from 1918 to 1951, served tI/I/
servicemen like you have accepted the responsibility of wearing a uniform staff legal officer for the Chief

and have made it synonymous with good conduct. (AITS) of
M.r Naval Air Training, N AS ,
i Pensacola.

( Electronics Jobs *
Weekend Tide Table
Comdr. Gullette has been legit
Announced At HIGH LOW officer of the station for the
past three years, in which capacity
Frl. 2:10: 259: 8:23: 9:11:
California Lab. he has supervised the opel a-
Sat. 3:03: 3:51 9:13: 10:09:
lion of all summary and special
I Sun. 4:00( 43 10:0311:00MOVIES
: : : :
A number of vacancies for I courts martial, handled pre-trial

electronic specialists exist at the investigations for general courts

Naval Ordnance Laboratory, martial and proceedings for vaca-

Corona, California. tion of suspension, and other matters -

Persons Interested in the following MAINSIDE TIME SAVER-Marlne M/Stf. Matthew Petrausky elves a relating to military discipline.
demonstration of his time-saving method of
should file Standard Thursday, July S connectors to Chief Radio Electrician Claude"nottinr"Harrison electrical and student lie has also occupied the role

Form 57 not later than July 30 Sun Valley Sonja Helnie, i Date French, AA, at Aviation Electrician's Mate School Class of legal assistance officer, fur-

with the Personnel Director, at Serenade ...........,...... John Payne| In A at the NATTCenter.foreground Chief Harrison is phase officer of the school. nisbtng legal advice to military
the above facility and to the attention \1 is the pilot model are completed products. On the bench (left) personnel and their dependents
Friday, July 9 Sjt. Petrawky made eight months ato. He is
relative including
of the Physical Science holding a new, one-hand contrivance he developed for personal problems, -
Department: About Mrs Shirley Booth sealing compound to the connectors applying preparation of wills, lease -

Electronic Scientist, GS-13, $8-. Leslie! ?.........?....... Robert Ryan I and poweis of attorney.An .

360 to $9360 per annum. Saturday, July 10 I Marine Develops New Applicator; honor student at Davidson

Three Electronic Scientists, The Savage _Charlton He -ton College, and at the University of

GS-12, $7040 to $8040 per annum. XATTCenter Makes 'Potting' Simpler NeaterDevelopment Virginia where he obtained hi I slaw

Electronic Scientist, GS-9, $50- I degree Comdr Gullette practiced -
Thursday, July 8 of an
60 to $5810 annum. practical law and was city
per Quo Robert Taylor, for MIL-S-8516 UER) Sealand device to that It can be operated attorney in Blacksburg-, Va., priorto

The same address should be Vadi ................ Deborrah Keri :Compound to make the applicationa with one hand and the connectors entering the Navy in 1942.
used by those filing for the jobs
I Friday, July 0 simple and neat process has held la the other. This a .
listed below, except the applications I Sun Valley Sonja Heinle, been done by Marine Master Sergeant simplifies the application of the

must be received by July Matthew Petrausky, an in- compound to that SAFETYBox
I Serenade ?.__ --- John Wayne a notice can
15, and directed to the Personnel Etructor in Aviation Electrician'sMate do an excellent job.
I Saturday, July 10
Director, Attention: Missile About Mrs. Shirley Booth School Class (A) at the The nozzle Is inserted between Score
Evaluation: Department. Naval Air Technical
Leslie .................... Robert Ryan Training the cables and well down into the Disabling Injuries Threujh
Electronic Engineer or Physicist Center. !!
connector to be "
"potted. The Tuesday, July 1
GS-12, $7040 to $8040 per HOSPITAL The applicator, for "potting" air- I process h best applicable where : This Month I

annum. Thursday, July 8 craft electrical connectors, can a number of connectors are put This Year S

Mechanical or General Engineer Gorilla at Lee Cobb, be used extensively where a large Into position; where only a few I Days Since Last

GS-11, $5940 to $6940 per Large ................ Ann Bancroft number of connectors are neces are to be "potted" a spatula is Lost-Time Accident <

nnum. t sary. satisfactory for spreading! the
Friday, July GIRGABOAMJuly -
Sergeant Petrausky used a discarded compound
Quo Robert Taylor,
Uttta Known Facts hydraulic cylinder Safety Slogan
Yadis. ................ Deborrah Kerr modified Sergeant Petrausky, a veteranof
Ammunition ships of the U :S. with a suitable discharge the First Marine Air Iff Better to Be Dead Sure,

Navy are given names of vol- Saturday, July 10 nozzle, control valve and an air Japan and Korea, hays Wing been in in Than Sure Dead.,

aiKWS and other names suggestive Sun Valley Sonja Helnie supply of approximately 100 Ibl. Naval Aviation 13f 4 year with Remember this slogan It

of lire and exploeivw. Serenade John Wayne More recently he modified his the Marine Corps means money.page .




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8 July, 1954 JAX AIR NEWS
... .".,.,".. : J.i M
"t ,. .,t i', a.C 'Monies' Bill
: ,\ ..

of"", ", Ir- ,.: ;., ::- : ,' ,;:);, 0; Awaits SignatureAn

HllsilIlIU// appropriation bill provid-

ing about $5.0 billion to run non-

(ly Armed Forctl FIII ServIce) departmcntal agencies of the

The Defense Department is giving government for the 12 months

top-level consideration to the which began July I, has been

problem of setting up an effective sent to President Eisenhower for

military reserve force. Latest pub- k:: signing following an adjustmentof

lic indication of this came at the differences between the House

recent Quantlco Conference of and the Senate.

Defense Leaders when Assistant Lion's share of the money

Defense Secretary John A Hannah about $3.8 billion-goes to Vet-

said: erans Administration, and of

this, the greatest amount, $2,435-
"Nothing In the defense picture M and
000,000, pays compensation
than the
rates a higher priority
pensions to veterans and their i
necessity for establishing a firm, wi. survivors i

practicable system for organizingand ,, .
of the great northern This was $100 million less than
training our Reserve forces. beauty and rugged grandeur
ARCTIC AREA FROM AIR-The majestic ,/
is the entrance to -Sondre Stromfjord, a spectacular fjord President Eisenhower
The plan now being considered arctic is>> portrayed in this picture. It This breathtaking scene, and
to utilize Selective rutting a, hundred miles deep Into mountainous Greenland terrain. at January.
will deployed
18, presently .
members of Patrol Squadron .
others like it, are viewed almost dally by .
Service and the current eight-
Argentia, Newfoundland
year reserve obligation. However, Info On AA AvailableFor .

it also will have a provision that Information concerning Alcoholics )
meet the VP-18 Vital Role In Polar RegionAlthough l.
men will be drafted to I Plays Anonymous, call extension
requirements of the reserves.The 648. f fBonus

.. .. ..
Jacksonville's humid handle in
the patrol plane
Army will receive all 23-
Selec- temperatures have: kept directing Navy ice breakers
000 men to be Inducted by'
the month of most of us sweltering, members through ice packs so the trail-
Service during
The Marine Corps utilized of Patrol Squadron 18 ing supply ships can penetrate
August draftees during the early are bundling up daily in their harbors and Inlets. The visibility

of the Korean War but has heavy winter i wuolies and at this northern wasteland is
phases cold-weather exposure suits.It's somewhat phenomenal. VP-18
not since then. The Navy and Air .
NAS Jaxbased plane crews have reported sighting
Force have not used Selective not that these
Service since! the end of WWII Navy men are gluttons for islands 130 miles away.

punishment, but because they Three Springs
at Argentla, Newfoundland On one reconnaissance flight
Defense are deployed
The British Minister: of :
reconnaissance schedule was briefly in- :
Lord Alexander, is scheduled to flying ice the work _
missions to such arctic i terrupted when a crew member
for a
arrive in Washington
to the U.S. July 16. He is making climes as Goose Bay, Labrador; spotted a seal colony on a chunkof hft
Sondreitrom! Narsarssuak, and ice. Seals were everywhere,
invitation of Defense
the trip on
hundreds of them, gleefully enjoying ;
Secretary Charles E.'jl.. Thule, Greenland :
son, with' whom he will confer. VP-18's present mission is actually their polar home.
.. two-fold. First is the anti- from the air, the seal colony M
sub warfare work which entails looked like pepper spilled on the
is already thinking
The Army
of ice.
ASW patrpls over desig cake
about Christmastime. It has reminded flying
commanders that the use nated areas. The secondary mis One unusual circumstance\ surrounding -
sion is that of making lee reconnaissance VP-1$'I' deployment
of service helicopters and con patrols Newfoundland is the experiencing IT'S REAL-How would you like to have an Iceberg like this in
ventional aircraft to carry Santa members three backyard this summer. Such monstrous chunks of glacialice '
into civilian communities is "Eyes" For Fleet by crew by VJM8 flight crews while flying recon I
Claus since they I e f tNAS' are seen every: day
neither appropriate nor author- The Fleet Air Wing 11 squadron spring seasons At that time naissance patrols from bases! in ,Newfoundland and Greenland.

ized. But it is still permissible to also plays a vital role in the last April. arrived in Jax VP-ls is a Jax-ba&ed squadron.
had already
use aircraft on Army posts for annual task of re-supplying northern spring KNOWN FACTS
rapidly approaching. LITTLE
was Wins
and the summer Hike
flyovers or other types of air bases and weather stationsBecause When the Navy airmen Since their origin in 1899, sub-

fehowa an airlift would prove in Newfoundland, marines have engaged in some
.. .. too costly, these bases can best discovered that weird marine tilts. One has been Approval By
however, they
Air Force Hq. announced the be supplied by surface craft. I Old Man Whiter had still not credited with downing a zeppelin

successful initial flight of the Patrol squadron aircraft pro loosened his frosty grip. When while another suffered an attack ASC CommitteeGood

Douglas RB-66A, a sleek, twinjet vide the "eyes" for this replenIshment spring finally did arrive in Ar- by a Turk in a rowboat
reconnaissance fleet. Their flight crews news regarding the Pen
night photo gentia, It was time for the squad
bomber, No details of the flight collect and dessemlnate the ever- ron's detachments to go on further The modern torpedo gets its tagon's bill to pay larger reenlistmcnt -

were disclosed. The sweptwingcraft changing information on ice field north to Labrador and I name from the electric fish bonuses comes this week
is in the 600-700 mph class boundaries, its concentration, and "Torpedo Electrlcus."
sides of the Capitol.It .
from both
hydrographic -
M its leads so the squadron's

has announced the office can analyze and was pointed out the Senate
The Navy
award of contracts for the construction correlate it with predicted wea- Technical School Attendance Helps Armed; Services committee approved -
ther patterns and evaluate the sit
of 11 165-ft. minesweeper without
the measure

sweepers.and 13 Total 138-ft.contract motor price mine for uation with Excellent considerable Visibility accuracy, You Advance In Aviation RatingsThe il change

This enables the supply shipsto I been tha It also pointed out by a
the vessels was more than $26 fact has proven position like that? was
million. Some of them are des- be directed In and out of the a greater percentage of those ad spokesman for the House Armed

tined for use by the Navy while various northern ports at the ear vanced in aviation ratings hay e Surprisingly enough, there are Services committee not only( predicted .
the remainder will go to foreign lest possible date with a minimum either attended or instructed tn hundreds in aviation ratings wh by that
De- of delay. technical schools, especially in thi a green
nations under the Military have more than ample intelligent
fense Assistance Program. Another important advisory JobROLLIN' First Class and CPO bracket and experience, but who Jusl I t group, but also that the measure 1

Cumulated figures at NATT haven't taken time out to learr would become law this sessionof
That would be in
Center Sax, have ahown during the new as well as the old, even Congress.
ALL RIGHT SO I BENT YOUR past and recent promotional exams when the Navy encourages them approximately one month, in

FENDER-BUT YOU BROKE MY HEAD that those who have completed to do so."Why view of the fact the House group

LIGHT I'LL BREAK YOUR HEADLIGHT advanced (B) Schools, 01 should I sweat it out In expected to consider the measure "

AND YOU CRUMPLE MY have instructed courses, are the the Training Command?" some after the July 4th holiday.

FENDER THEN WE ones who score highest on professional query. "You can't beat the ex- It was said that in approvingthe
4 exams.. They inevitably perience you gain in the fleet!"' measure, the Senate committee -
WILL BE EVEN, ,r are rated ahead of men wit t I Correct, to a degree, but it's beer. took note of the alarming

OK ? / equal or more years with the.. proven in other circles that spending turnover of enlisted personnel in

Navy in the same rating, but four years in college pays all services.

i:" who haven't taken. opportunities off professionally, and likewise Defense believes the re-up

\ offered them. Navy schooling measure will cost the govern
1 .
a military
million however
ment $67 -
Last year figures. showed that More statistics show that of officials feel the sum will

approximately 50 percent of AO's the AlCCs, AOC's and ATC's rated be more than recovered through

s rated chief throughout the Navyin in the Navy during the most savings resulting from less per

the first quarter were gradu- recent promotions, 124 percent,, sonnel turnover.
atee of AO (B) School since 1950 25 percent, and nine percent respectively -
: 1 X 0 2 This year 41 percent of the were men at the NATT- the knowledge, the hat, the stripeor

I//// AECTs rated. in the Navy were Center Schools This and pre- the pay that's the lutimate
School vious totals prove definite goal one stands a better chanceof
attached to tho AE (B) years
1 with two men striking for their correlation between advancements getting it through duty as a
CPO badge attaining the highestIn and attendance at advanced student or instructor, where he
LooSE f16AKMcr works "right next to the horse's '
-, .1$ the Navy for that rating.
How would you like to be in a In other word, whether it be mouth!


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;r\ Service Bills i I" :?" ".' 'Tf 1 t:

pt _
l. Before! Congress ; '. I

((1 Artntd Forces Pru Svrvtct)
compromise bill on Military -
Appropriations (Hit 8879)) _

has been approved by both Houses -
and sent on to the White House. -

Although the nearly $29 billion "" .

: authorized is about $2 billion less ., f
I w than President Eisenhower requested -
he Is expected to sign it. '

t: Final measure Senate was highlighted approval of by the de- ; E"9:; :: ;-,:,::,'k.. \' .

bate on whether defense contracts '
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could be used'to ease un- x .j fi /:' .. ..
_,:; _,: _
t employment in some areas. Senate

leaders assured the body that ON THEIR MERRY WAY-Two sailors from NAS Cecil Field
J. such was prohibited. The appropriation x and NATTCenter Jax, with their charming hostesses, try out a .
; is the smallest since the 1902 Sears automobile on a tour conducted through Silver Springs
Fla. Seated in front with Judy Rogers of Ocala, Fla. is Fred
beginning of the Korean War but
AOAN. In the rear seat with Mary Ellen Finley,
\ is more than double the last pre. ALL ABOARD-As tour director Harold Sanford, AMI, of also of Ocala, is James Hamlll Jr., AA. The ancient vintage autois
\ Korean defense bill. NATTCenter tour division of Special Services department, collects part of the carriage cavalcade display at Silver Springs.
I tickets, Navy and Marine Corps personnel file aboard for
t a trip to Marineland and St. Augustine. The tours are conducted ;'
KE-UNLIST5IENT BONUS by Special Services to nearby points to interest including such IF1 : I Ix
I The Senate is ready to consider spots as Silver Springs, and Okefenokee swamps in Georgia. .

j the Defense Department's proposed A Pleasant Past-time
f Re-enlistment Bonus Bill.

It already has been cleared by the

Senate Armed Services Committee. Tours of State's Scenic
The bill provides for an increase
in the bonus paid for the

first re-up and tapers off bonus.
t payments toward retirement. Sen. Historic Sights OfferedScenic 1f

1 Leverett Saltonstall, committee

chairman, says the annual cost of historic and natural grandeurs of areas near Jacksonvilleare
i the program will be about $68 brought to sailors and marines through tours conducted by Spe- f

!!! million more than the present cial Services at the Naval Air Technical Training Center. .4
bonus system but that the change
Historic St. rich in
I will pay for itself by eliminating more of the tours offered.
lore of settlement in the
I training costs for new recruits. early St. Augustine, site of the old
United States; natural oddities of Spanish Fort of San Marcos, welcomes
4 >
Silver Springs; the Okefenokee tourists to its historic
Launch Banshee of North Florida and
First Swamps
scenes. The oldest House in the '
From Deck By SteamA South Georgia; and man-created United States, believed built in J. 4: vJY Y

Navy F211-3 Banshee aquaria from the ocean are all the late 1500's; slave markets and __.... m.. .. ,. m._ .
Include In the several excursions
with Lt. (Og) William T. old Spanish, British and American SEMINOLE ODDITY Chief Francis Oceola (left) and a
Brooks at the controls is the offered in the tours. I forts are part of the rich I group of Seminole Indians at the village in Silver Springs, Fla.,
I .
show Navy visitors a dugout canoe used in maneuvering through
history of St. Augustine.
first American jet aircraft to I The trips, at a nominal cost to I with the historic is Florida swamplands. Navy personnel in the photo are (left to
be launched by steam catapult Mingled right) James Hamill, AA, of AE School at NATTCenter; Norma
the tourist held
from the deck of a U. S. car- serviceman are the new and the spirit of the Craig, TESN, NATTC Post Office,' and Phillip Adams, AA, AE
'Saturdays and Sundays. Armed "ancient city" is reflected by its School. The group took part in one of the weekend trips sponsored
rier.The take-off was made from with camera and holiday attire, more modern aspects. The RobertL. by NATTC Special Services to nearby points of interest.

the USS Hancock during ope- I the men and women make one or Ripley' Museum, Lightner Mu- Famed Ross Allen's Reptile In-
of Hobbles and other attractions
rations off the Southern Cal- seum stitute, a carriage cavalcade fea- 101's Skelly
bring tourists from all over
ifornia coast.Housing. turing wheels from the horse and
the United States.
I buggy days to early American

Nearby is an ostrich and alli- automobiles are part of the show.A Sets Mark
,,1 Program fri7
gator farm, established more than Seminole Indian village, a boat
60 years ago and which now con cruise through the jungles where
Turned Over ToSubCommittee tains the world's largest collec- fish Jump to take bread from In

{ tion of living alligators and croc- your hand, a glass-bottom boat Gunnery

s. h.. odiles. In addition to a spectacle ride, speed boat rides are all
of thousands of alligators thereis part of the varied, unusual and A. new Atlantic Fleet air-to-air
The Armed Services committee a complete zoo/of Florida wildlife exciting scenes at the natural gunnery record has been recordedby

has turned over the problemof attractively displayed in open .springs. Lt. Leroy W. Skelly of Fighter -
the pens and cages about a tropical Squadron 101. He paced the
family housing problem, Tickets for the tours can be

which has run into new obstacles, garden patio. obtained from the travel counterat "Grim Reapers" to a total of 32
At Marineland near St. Augus- individual .
E" awards
the NATTC ,
to a subcommittee to effect a Navy Exchange.
tine, fish respond twice daily to while firing 150 rounds to tallya
workable program. a dinner bell sounding. Two Navy busses leave about 0900 on score of 78 percent.
great aquaria, fitted with port- the excursions, returning in early
The Short bill, for which last holes for a look-see, Include giant I. evening. Lunch is included in the Flying F2H-2 "Banshees," all 18

j, week the committee and the turtles manta rays, porpoise, cost. participating members of the VF-
services had large hopes, was 101 won "E" awards. 14 of the
sharks, and sawfish which pro- Expenses of the tours are provided -
shelved after a letter from House flying "eagle eyes" earned double
vide their own show for the spectator by travel tickets, and unit
Appropriations Committee Chair- A 1b .A < welfare funds. Special rates of "E" awards one each at 15,000
man John Taber, and a personal admission and 25,000 foot altitudes.
are given Servicemenin
visit from Army subcommittee 1CIII BON GIRL'-There's no At Silver Springs, the attractions uniform or by displaying ID VF-101 earned Its honors dur-
doubt where actress Mara Cor-
chairman Gerald Ford expressed
I day stands with the men of are many and varied. Where cards at the many attractions and ing the June competitive aerial
that the Armed
fears Army Hq. Co. 3rd Un., 15th Inf. Nature expended herself in the points of interest on the tours. gunnery exercise In the skies of
committee was trying to bypass Regt. in Korea. They've named Springs which gave the place its -- 4. Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
the Appropriations committee.It her their "Ichl Bon Girl of name, man also has lent his handto It's funny how most girls wait Double "E" awards went to
1954". That "NumberOne
was pointed out that rather Girl." Her means next pictureis provide a variety of attractionsfor until the kiss is over before they Lcdr. Robert M. Telfair, squadron -
than face opposition from the "Playgirl". the visitor.IT slap a man's face. executive officer; Lt. LeroyW.

powerful money group, Armed .* Skelly; Lt. (Jg) Thomas M.
Services Committee chairman Kastner; Lt. (Jg) William H.
: Dewey Short abandoned his bill. I VF-32 Pilots Break Sound Barrier In AustraliaAs I Pierce; Ensign John E. Stenstrom;

.i He also asked a subcommittee to Lt. (Jg) Julian M. Arnold;" Lt.
write one which would satisfy sleek swept-wing Cougars WAS the first time the TO DATE the cruise has (Jg) Thomas I. Pickett; Lt. (jg)
service needs and the Appropriations screamed over Sydney and sound barrier had been brokenin taken the carrier to Europeand William A. Odman; Ensign FrankW.

committee objections. :Melbourne: Australia, at tree- the southern hemisphere, Asia, It is currently op- Hill; Capt. Robert M. Denny,
I' The result may be a far smaller top level, thousands lined the and Australia.The erating In the Pacific. USAF (Air Force Exchange Officer -
;. family housing program dur- streets to welcome back the occasion also marked One of the four Cougar pi- ) ; Lt. Raymond E. Zagorski;
j jag the next 12 months than Navy to that country at the two more firsts for sweptwingJet lots participating in the Mel- Ensign Orville G. Elliott; Lt.

I planned. Ten thousand units instead bottom of the world. fighter squadron VF-32 on bourne, Australia, air show, James E. Ivy and Ensign DonaldG.
t of the original request for The Cougars, part of two a world cruise aboard the USS and who pierced the sound barrier Gregory.

!I 25,000 are now under discussion. four-plane diamond divisions, Tarawa (CVA-40)), was Lt. (Jg) John M. Comdr. Richard B. McNees,
,( Locations for this reduced program rolled into dives from 40,000 The squadron is captained by Stump, son of Adm. F. B. commanding officer, and Lt. (Jg)
i are yet to be determined. feet as the crowds thrilled to Comdr. Jack L. Evans, former Stump, Commander in Chief, Richard C. Winkler, won their
I I the precision flying, and four executive officer of VF-34, and U. S. Pacific Fleet.. "E's" at 25,000 feet. Lcdr. Joseph
: One stenographer to another: tremendous supersonic booms! is attached to Carrier A i r The air show was a part of R. Henkel and Lt. James G.
"You'll like it here-lots of opportunity rocked the cities as the sound Group 3, with home base At the ceremonies commemoratingthe Hayes received "E'''" for their

for advances." barrier was ,.broken., NAS Cecil Field, Fla... battle of the Coral Sea. skill at 15,000 feet.i .


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8 July, 1954 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five


Services Officially Adopt ',

Standard Field Rations "
i a llci as

HERE AND THEREAn Washington\ (AFI'S-The) first unified field ration has been officially

irate visitor darted angrilyup adopted by the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps. -

to the and Developed Jointly by the four
beekeeper com-
grilled sausage, griddlecakes
"One of bees services, the Armed Forces Standard
plained : your stungme bread
maple syrup, mar-
and I want to do B Ration consists of 111
you some- x .
garine, Jam, coffee.DINNER
thing about it." canned, dehydrated and other
food items : Vegetable soup
of non-perishable
The beekeeper answered sooth- types for field kitchen facilities crackers, tomato chile meat sauce
I\ It Is designed
ingly: "Sure, lady: Just show me cheese
where refrigeration Is not and macaroni with grated: ,
which bee It was and I'll have itpunished" I
available. It covers three meals n buttered green lima beans, bread

margarine, rich oatmeal bars, Ice
I day for: 15 days. "
the B cream, coffee.
It replace
A classified advertisement read:
Ration of the Army and Air Force SUITER: Grilled franks with
Wanted-Man to wash dishes and '
two; pretty waitresses. 5r- and the B-type rations of the sauerkraut, mustard, mashed potatoes '

A r Navy and Marine Corps.Where buttered peas, bread, mar-

refrigeration U available garine, peanut butter, pineapple
First sergeant: "What
are we
each service will continue upsidedwon cake, coffee, hot cocoa -
going to do about these men who
to serve iU present A-type rations .
lan off to join a nudist colony?" ,. .. .
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--- which Include fresh food. ;

CO: "Mark them absent with. SAFEST DRIVER-Francis Wagner (right) civilian employeein One of the major Innovations
PO Honors
out leaves." the Transportation division of Public Works department, is commended In the new ration Is the use of :
for his 12-year record of operating. government vehicles
without an accident Capt. Hurnham C. MeCaffree, (left) NAS canned solid t meats, Instead of t
"My mother-in-law gave a pint commanding officer delivered the Department of Navy safe driv- combination meat and vegetable Given To :

of blood to a sick marl" ing awards to Wagner and 51 other NAS drivers during ceremonies items. Another new feature Is

"Did the patient recover?" last Wednesday. the desserts, which Include pastries Korea Vet :

"No, he froze to death. One 12-Year Award cakes and cookies. I
(This la the 38th In a Petty
aThere's The new ration will be Issuedas i

f stocks of the present rations OJficcr-of'the-Weck series at the J I INal'aZ
no telling how long
Methuselah might have lived if Safe Driving Awards Presented To are exhausted. Following, is a Air Technical Training' ,I

his appendix and tonsils had been typical day's menu selected from Center

removed, and if he'd used the I' 55 Station Drivers For RecordsFiftyfive the" menu guide accompanying the A veteran of !

light brand of toothpaste and Naval Air Sta- ration: the Inchon Invasion ..,
smoked coughless cigarettes. officer; Comdr. Edward P. Irons, BREAKFAST: Citrus Juice,
tion employees, all membersof Chairman of the Automotive Ve- and
the divi-
Sign in a New York night club: sion of Public Works depart- hicle Safety Board; Lt. Billy Junior Chamber Invites II ufl g n a
Holland officer
"Not ten responsible minutes."for dates leftover ment, were presented safe and Charlie Able, Safety Superin Navy Men\ As Members\ Evacuation at"i i

awards in ceremonies
driving '
tendent. The Jacksonville Junior i Korea
Wednesday morning.
PltlVKItS FRANCIS J. Wag Chamber of Commerce has an- aboard the "
Everybody likes Tom, Dick and
The awards, offered annuallyby 4
the formation of "' -
ner and Nathaniel Floyd toppedthe nounced a
Harry more when they have Jack the Department of the Navy, list of those recognized for new committee which may In- tack ship USS Cantu ..

with them. as an Incentive for better per outstanding achievement in safe terest the serviceman. Washburn, Jose Cantu, CS3, of the i 1
formance denote that drivers Division selected
Commissary was I
driving. Wagner has a 12-year A National Security Committee -
An English lady, self-appointed
have operated governmentownedvehicles as outstanding In his division.
.of record, and Floyd has a nine-year of which a Navy Branch
supervisor village morals, accused for a period of one or Cantu
Joined the Navy in 1043 .
record. has taken
will be a part, shape.
workman of
a having reverted more without being Involved tSixyear \
years emblems went to Rel- served In the Pacific during
to drink because Navy men Interested in j
"with I
in accident.
an World War II aboard the
destroyer y
A. Bazzell, Thomas H. Camp-
her own she had his mon working 6n this committee, or
wheelbarrow eyes" seen In order to be eligible for the bell, Glenn R. Davis, Harold Fris- other numerous committees, USS Kennison. lIe returned to .

standing outside a award, employees must spend at bee, Duke J. Geary, Willie Good- civilian life in 1945, but rejoinedthe
public house. The accused madeno can do so by joining the Jack-
least 51 percent of their time Navy In 1948.
man, Emory W. Heirs, Olen C.
defense, but that evening he sonville Junior Chamber of .
placed his wheelbarrow outside driving. Jiles, Robert L. Johnson, Luther Commerce. The Jaycee Is an He holds the Good Conduct, '

CAPT. RURNIlAM C. McCaf- Jones, George D. Keene, Jr., Bill organization devoted to civic I I China i Service, Asiatic-Pacific,
her door and left it there all night. .
free, NAS commanding officer, II. Kcllum, James W. Lacy, Cliff service. World War II, Korean with three
who delivered the billfold cards F. Lewis, Napoleon Mitchell, Kir- stars and American Defense ribbons -

Wonder why they put so many and lapel pins, complimented by A. Sheffield, James W. Steed- Personnel interested can con- .

holes In Swiss cheese when It's members of the group for their ley, Walter P. Watson, Harry T. tact the Jaycee representative .
in the Jax Air News offices,
LImburger that really needs the splendid record. He said, "I am Williams, Morris J, Williams and
rooms 226-230, Malnside Ad- Scholastic Marks
ventilation. proud to give you these safe Schley B. Williamson.
ministration Building, or tele-
a- driving awards. As I observe the Receiving I five-year awards

Heard at a dance: "And furthermore various types of motor vehicle were Robert L. Davis, Hubert H. phone extension 8184, Win Awards For

that is not one of the equipment you men are driving, Fleming, Albert V. Julian, John

four freedoms!" I[ am constantly amazed to note M. McCloud, Ralph Mitchel, Benjamin Cone, Willie Pace, Mark Small, Three StudentsThis

how careful and courteous the i T. Moody, Willie C. Outlar, and Thommy A. Smith were three-

Lcdr. BurkheadNamed drivers are on this' station. I Guy F. Pittman, and James D. year winners. week's honor students at

wish you many more years of Womble. Two-year awards went to Benny Naval Air Technical Training

safe driving." PALMER FRANCIS, :MatthewJ F Alderman, Morris C. Battle Center Schools hail from California -

Head Of Also present for the ceremonies Gaundig, William J. Harrell, Howard DeVoo, Nathaniel New Mexico and Pennsylvania -

were Capt. Richard L. Mann, Lawrence D. Mungin and Henry Jackson, John W. Long and Cy- .

Navy ExchangeThe Public Works officer; Comdr. Simmons received four-year pins; ril II. Starling; and one-year em- At Aviation Electrician's Male

John NAS Executive and John blems to George Johnson, AndrewT School Class
D. Dutch, J. Coffey, Willie D. A, top standing was
Navy Exchange Group In I McCurry, Roy L. Phillips, Charlie earned by James A. Wilkin, AE-
the Jacksonville area last week Powell, James A. Richardson,
AN, of Pasadena, Calif. Wilkin,
welcomed aboard the new Navy and Thomas S. Taylor.
who attended In Pasadena
City College -
Exchange officer, Lcdr. Franklin IIr1:1 .
for two years, received his

Burkhead.He CU Adds 60Shareholders boot training at San Diego.
relieved Lt. (jg) Cassel O.
He also completed the eight-
Crain, assistant Navy Exchange ] -
: week course at Airman Prepara-
officer, who has been filling the
tory School, Norman, Okla., priorto
post since the first of the
year. v e 1 f. i 3 s a n' f The Jax Navy Federal Credit coming here for AEA) School.

Lcdr. Burkhead comes here Union added 60 new members tots Fie has received order to NARTU,

from duty as Navy Exchange officer roster last month, an all.time Naval Air Station, Lakehurst,

for the Exchange Group on high since the initial charter mem- N. J.Pfc.. ,

Guam.A [ bership drive two years ago. Frank W, Daniels led a
native of Asheboro, N. C"LcdI' ,
Military personnel comprisedthe
1. :6 class of 16 Marine and Navy per-
Burkhead received a degreeIn
greatest percentage of new sonnel at Aviation Storekeepers'School
commerce from, the Universityof members.
with an of 89.97.A .
North Carolina prior to enter- Also indicative of the steady
native of Wilkes-Barre Pa.,
Ing the In 1943. A memberof
1Y progress of the facility is the recent Daniels is
now stationed at the
the Supply Corps, he transferred tabulation of monies on loan, I Marine
Corps Air Station
to the regular Navy in 1946. amounting to $100,000. Interest Cherry
Point, N. C.
Lcdr. Burkhead has also servedat
received on these loans is used

the Naval Supply Center, Nor to defray expenses and to pay At Airman Preparatory School,

folk, Va.; aboard the USS Wil- dividends to Credit Union share- Pfc. James M. Mutter headed a

kes-Barre and the USS Gordius, : holders. The latest dividend rates graduating class of 140 with a

and has attended the Navy Supply 4% percent. 94.11 average. From Albuquerque -

Corps School, Harvard University New Mexico, Pfc. Muter is a

_......... ,. former
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No stranger to Jax, Lcdr, NEW EXCHANGE OFFICER-Lcdr. Franklin Burkhead (right), recommended you for our job as & M College.He .
new Navy Exchange officer, takes a "cook's tour" of the Country
Burkhead spent several monthsof theater manager?" will remain here at NATT-
I Store, one of the many Exchange facilities Lt. (jg) Cassel Crain
his first Navy duty TAD to left), who has been heading the Exchange Group since January. Contestant: "Yes, to my father Center to attend Aviation Electri .
the ,*'!hipr>ly department here. will continue to serve as assistant to Lodr. Burkhead. --hc! owns the theater." cian'", Mate School.


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Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 8 July, 1954

Rebuilt Billiard Holl I TIME| OUT 1 '

Added To 55 FacilitiesThe \ 1 t 1 1r Jnx With i Navy's Gordon current Robbie winning

familiar clack of billiard balls can once again be streak, eight games at the

heard filling the air around Mainside barracks. I time of this writing, has this

The enlisted men's billiard hall, -- corner scurrying to the record
1-No food or drink will be allowed books.
located on the lower deck of Barracks
G, has been completely We're not sure when the club
2. Do not sit
on tabled
renovated by Special Services and had a longer string going, although
3-Replace cues In racks when "
reopened after a lapse of over the 1952 edition had a
through using.
one-and-a-half years. streak halted after seven straight.
Attendants are Milford Gordon, .
Comdi. John D. Dlitch, N AS QM1, and James Fe-rl'ell), AN, of Considering the circumstances,
the 1954 club's eight (and possi-
executive officer, presided at openIng Special Services. J :

ceremonies last Friday, along Here Is an excellent opportunity ". : ,: I bly more) game winning streak
.. .....
,.._ '' LM. ; [ is terrific.
with D. :
Comdr James Taylor, for station personnel to enjoy '.J :'::. :
NAS Special Services officer. many relaxing off-duty hours t').'. '''i .' I At a later date, this depart

All band are requested tolielp without going further than a few ;. ment intends to list separatelyeach

keep the room in the best steps ,. _. T .. person having seen service
condition at all times. I'emmnrl with Jax Navy and his record.
"BREAK" omdr. John D. Blitch, NAS executive officer, What with injuries and transfers
have a Mg part in helping I ,
Braves Renew Loop (left) was present at ceremonies reopening the enlisted men's
to keep equipment' In tip-top billiard hall last Friday Here Comdr. Blitch tries his hand with the number is unusually large.

hhape. Play With ColumbusThe I the cue as Comdr.'James D. Taylor, NAS Special Services officer For no less than 32 athletes
and Guy E. Fuller, chlef-in-charge of the hall, lend their support.
The hall will be day have worn the Jax Navy colorson
open every South Atlantic
League- Part of the Special Services program, the facility will be open
from 1200 to 1630 and 1715 to leading Jacksonville Braves entertain daily from 1200-1630 and 17152130. It is located in Barracks G, the diamond this season.
2130. An attendant will be on the Columbus Cardinals in lower deck, Enough for over three football

duty at all times. All you need single games tonight through teams.

do is register with him. Saturday at Myrtle Avenue park Sparks As Center If the club can remain moreor

Ten tables have been completely Savannah pencil its improved Repeat less intact .from now until

renovated, from stem to stern. Athletics to do battle with the I tourney time, the Fliers definitely -

The hall's spacious interior and Braves in singletons Sunday must be rated as contenders.

quantity of tables allows plentyof through Tuesday. IM Diamond ChampionsFor Some outfield help and perhaps

room for play. After a three game road stint some pitching could help the

Personnel) who aren't an advocate the local nine returns to host the second consecutive team immensely. But, all in all,
1 i 1
I Ii :
of the rue and eight-bull, Charlotte, July 17.19 i. season, Aviation Electrician'sMate School 7, AO-B School 0; AK: -Marines the Fliers are as well off now as

need not stay away! Also esa School], Class A }has an- 14, AE-B School 4; AE-A they. have been since the season
._ School 16, AN-P School 3 NAWS
available IN a completely refinished ; opened.
nexed the NATTCenter Intramural -
> 1lnK-llOng table. Marines Blanked InVet's School 16, Special Services 15.
Softball League cham- There has been a sore spot on
Only a few simple rules are pionship. !STANDINGST the club all however and
year ,
Keg Circuit, m "'. T.. (..K..
.tressed -for convenience: With Ed McQuaig poundingout Despite being upset' last week AE:-A School .2S 2 now is no exception. We're speak-

a top series of 620, the by second place NAWS' School, AO-A NAWS School School .. 0 b 6 4 ing of a lack of good clutch hit

Ward Paces Joker Five posted a 3-0 win 8-7, the Sparks clinch cooled two opponents AJ'School:: ...15 1 10 13(: 11 9AKMarlne ting.

over the NATTCenter Marinesin to the bunting.In 'Spec. II I 114 On two occasions, the locals

Waves NineIn a recent Veteran's Summer the AU-Station playoff last Tra.I'eisonnel'I"a('.. 15 15 14'j 12 have left 13 men stranded on

Bowling League match year, AE School was shunted by AN-P At'iO; School School .. 9 IX 15 IS1-15! the bases. An even dozen have
The first place Gators club F a i r o n 109 in straight games. AT{-A School 8 20 18AOB been left on four times. Eleven
16-1 Win The Beavers School 7 22 19'!,
were repeat champsat
fought off strong VC-62 to times they've left 10 men stand
take a 2.1 win, thus Mainside in '54, .
Base hits were as plentiful as holding a ing. And three times, 11 run-
slight margin in the Ledbetter Jlonien Twice
race for Police ners.
apple blossoms in the spring as Range
top honors. Play this week and next will be
the NAS Waves unleashed a fur- That's ten or more men left on

ious batting attack in downing rematches of postponements. Site Of 6ND the sacks in 20 contests, nearly
NAWS AO-B School and
Gulf Life softballers, 16-1, at possi- half the games played: to date.
Brentwood Park last week, Ben Sobieraj bly AE.-B School ,are contenders Altogether, in 44 games, 326 men
Pistol MeetJacksonville's
for runner-up laurels.
Catcher Nancy Ward blastedOut have died on base.
Snares Walt Ledbetter's two circuit I I
a pair of four-base knocks Duval clouts and a singleton by Louie Police Range will The Fliers have 'been getting .

while Faye Charlton followed Stallkamp enabled AGO School to' be the site of the 1954 Sixth Naval around this weakness in recent

with a solo homer to pace the Tennis Crown"Bantam dispose of Personnel, 11-4, last District Pistol Championships, games, however, by hitting in.the
victors' attack. right spots. The club is at last
Ben" week. July 29-August 1. .
Sobieraj (So-
In other Girls' City League action AO-A School smacked Training straightening out in the hitting
the NATTCenter Waves bereye) Jax Navy's prize packageof As host team, Jax Navy has a department
tennis Facilities, 9-1, on Doc Moore'sfivehitter.
dynamite from VC-5
battled to an 11-11 standstill George Edwards led full squad. Included on the roster '*
Sanford, added the Duval
with Springfield before the County the' winner at the plate.NAYS are Ben Preston, Pete Bes POP FLIES! Fred Cartwell,
singles crown to ris list of
game was stopped due to the tour- sette, John Peterson, William ADC, of Mobile Training Unit,
last week Win' 16-15 I
ney at
league time limit rule. Park sweeps Boone Other results: Christian and Joe Hayman. and Garrett Tolliver, TEl, of the

NAS Waves will meet the Riding the crest of recent annexations Training Facilities 9, AK-A Individual entries from this ata- NATTCenter Post Office, had an

Corry Field gals at Enterprise of Fleet, AirLant and School 4; AK-Marlnes 12, AGO tion include Fred Dedrick, Fasrori" unusual experince at the station

Field this weekend. The local Com Fair Jax titles, Sobieraj belt. School 2} AN-P School 7, AOBSchool Six; Harry Tompson, AO-B golf course recently.

nine' erroneously reported as ed a familiar figure for the fourth 9; AE-A School 11, AEBSchool Schoc'. and Williem Boerner, AO- Tolliver sliced a drive into

winning the most recent game straight time this year. 1; AGO School 15, AK-A B School. the rough on Number Four, anda

between these two rivals, lost Fasron 109's Leon Wilson, No School 14.Training. Entered in the Regional from crow swept out of the trees

the contest, 143. Two man on the Jax Navy net I Facilities T, AOBSchool Marine Aviation I Detachment, picked the ball up, and started

Coach Conoly's crew will be squad, was the victim by 7-5 and 0; AK-Marines 4, Person NATTCenter. is Charles Casts- flapping away

eut to avenge that setback this 62. nel 3; AK-A School 7, J O-B neda. Chief Cartwell came to the

weekend. WlUon held a 'S-1 lead In the rescue about this time, flipped an
first set only to have Sobieraj iron high into the air and their

Duval Bowling Heel break Wilaon's service and hold winged friend dropped the ball

lib own to tie It up, S-3. After Here's proof that golf isn't for

Seeks Participants a slight recovery by Wilson, So. : q y7twr4 the birds.

Station personnel have been Invited bleraj picked' up and won the *

to participate' in the Du- next four games.Teamed Norm Van Brocklin, quarterback .

val County Mixed Doubles' Bowl- with E. L. Lloyd, "Ban- : of the Los Angeles Rams,

ing Championships to be held tam Ben" then went on to haul has been signed by Columbia Pictures

this weekend and next at Jacksonville down the doubles diadem. The to impersonate Notre(

Beach winners: declsloned Wilson and Dame's
pass-throwing great, Gus
Highest ABC averages will be Roy Lang, another Navy man, 8-0, a Dorais, in "The Long Gray Line."
used to( determine handicaps whichare 63. *,Tao b k M'
picture recounts 50
necessary when the gals are Lang and Wilson got off to a years
in competition. 2-0 lead before the eventual vic \ : ; of history of the U. S. Military

Additional information can be. tors won four games in succession '. : > Academy, including Dorais'
; passing to Knute Rockne for
had by inquiring in at
person to take a (-2 lead. Wilson \
the Jax Beach Bowling Center then held his service and nar- : : ,:':"",". :;, Notre Dame's 35-13 win over
'' Army In 1913.
4 rowed the gap to 43. t'i: '
Little Johnny had been very Lloyd then held his service and, ; : Tyrone Power plays the part
naughty. Later after he had been of Army's rainer
along with Sobieraj j, broke Lang's ; Sgt. Marty
reprimanded his father asked, service, to end the match. / 'f"t ,,:". ': Maher and Harry Carey, Jr., enacts

"Now, son, tell me why I punished I ili ... ..: __.m... ._ the role of Cadet Dwight D.
you." Little Known Fact Eisenhower, who sat out the
CONTINUE FLEET NET MASTERY-For the third straight
Johnny threw up his hands and< A fast modern aircraft carrier year, Jax Navy's ace tennis duo of Ben SobleraJ (left) and Leon game with a knee injury.

exclaimed, "That does it. First task force could hit Washington, Wilson (right, completely dominated play in the AirLant and Speaking of Sgt. Maher, he's
you pound the devil out of me D. C., with dive bombers one Fleet net tourneys. The pair is shown following their 1954: Atlan- been West Point's
and now don't know why morning, and attack the Panama tic Fleet Doubles victory at Newport, R. I. Sobieraj successfully swimming
you coach for 25
over The odd
defended his Alrl.ant and Fleet singles titles and with Wilson, years.
you did it." Canal the next afternoon. holds the doubles crowns. thing is, he can't swim a stroke.

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8 July, 1954 JAX AIR NEWS P.oge Seven


Hospital Captures, ; Five Foursomes SPORTS FROMYESTERYEAR _

Double Win In Damage Par In

Another In a weekly featuie

Weekly ProAmA that brings to life performances -

Commercial LoopNaval r t f pair of nharpshootlng foursomes on the Naval Air Station -

I whittled three strokes oft spoils scene! from dusty
Hospital won t*'o gamesin .r par at toothy Naval Air Station issues of the Jax Air News.!'
Commercial League Softball
.5 course! for honors In the weeldy TEN YEARS AGO TODAY
last week, downing Fasion >
Pro-Am golf tourney, while three The NATTCenter boxing I
Six 4.J. and then stopping the
I other groups bettered or matched team, Southeastern champions,
:Marines' 53.
NATTCenter ,
: Stcwnit'sleatherpushers
regulation figures easily handled Camp
II' Smoky Burgess relieved Ralph In a lock for first place were In a two-team

McFee In the first inning and foursomes of Frank Heyer-John match at the Center Auditor

I went on to win the first encounter Cadwell Joe Mougham Ca s e y ium. Outstanding for the locals

for the Corpsmen. Bob Caser- Maze, and Jack Harvey-Bill Mab- were Howie Brodt, Eddie Barnett

I ta's big bat spelled the difference ry- "Lefty" Brono Bill Wilford, and Sailor Alabama Du-

I in the second game. each with :13'". bose.

i NATTCenter Marine bested, George Ayers, Guido Ruscetta, FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY

I Gibbs Shipyard, 8-3 behind Frank Bush and Dudley Johns Collecting three wins allying

Ralph Chambers' two-hitter 7'I! teamed for a two under 34. A the past week, the high-iank-

The Marines were then trippedby stroke back at 35 were Ralph El- ing Jax Navy softball team

Fasron Six, 118. Ronnie liott, Frank SluE, Joe Westerman boosted its record to 143. The

Ttelms wan the bitting Mar for and Joe Thomas. latest conquest was a 20-0 victory -

the Banshees. MIGHTY MIDGETS-Small fry had their day at NATTCenter Matching par 36 were Lou over NAS Supply,
last Friday what with boxing and baseball on the program.
Fasron 109, winner of the first Chaff, Pete Dahl, Lou Bozman
Billy Waters (left) and "Slugger" Solis, of NAS Cecil 1"ltld1
half in the City League, kept up battle it out in one of the opening bouts. In baseball NATTC of and A, C Gault.

its winning ways with a ".0 de. the Eastern Midget League, dropped an 11-3 decision to Ilorton- Only moderate play was reported -
Bright of Panama City leaders in the Western division
Police .
vision over Department.In over the holiday weekend,

notching a two-hitter, big but Monday, station golfers were

Don Glidewell whiffed 10 bats back in full swing In the summer I
men. Gene Clifford was the lead.. season.r .

ing hitter with! a double and a

single.XATTCenter, with the unearned (Personnel are i Invited to visit

tallies beat Jlardt\ 'e ; the usa Servicemen's Club at 31

and Sons, 5-1 Al Be *ol issued L.ph'lers W Monroe St. The air conditioned

only one hit to the Funerntmen dub to open from 0$30 to 9330Thuisday

with Johnny Davis wielding the I daily.)

big bat for the winners. July 8 -- 9:15 PM,

In other City League action, :Melody Balhoom with Chas Har

City Utilities came up with five I Drub BarracudasFor I ris.

first inning runs to defeat Cecil Friday, July 9 ..6.30: PM, Cafe .

Field, 6-4. Itallano Spaghetti Supper; 8:00

In the Recreation loop, N A S Sock Hop ( King of Sox).

Civilians edged by Big Five 5... Eighth Straight Win Saturday, July 10 -- 10:00: A.M,

Henry Mansfield tossed three-hit Open House all day; 8:00, Record

ball for the wlnneis. NAS Personnel Enthusiasm rose to new heights at :Mason Field this Hop.

forfeited to Prudential Insurance i past week as the Jax Navy Fliers piled up a string of eight Sunday, July 11 10;00 AM,

Company -I II straight wins, longest victory skein in several years. Dunking Round Table, free coffee

I I The locals haven't finished on and donuts; 11:00: off to church,*
the Fliers tipped Fenwacola Navy
Jax To Seek the short end of the score since! a 5.30: P.M Vesper Service And lefieshments -
Navy 8-7, and 6.3, in a weekend series I
6.( defeat June 14 at Hunter AFB ; 8:00: Movies.
6ND Softball Title Since that time, the Fliers have at Mason Field. Merle Gunnel
I Monday< July 17 Ping Pong
Tryouts are being conducted gained 106 points in the percentage ((7.3)) went all the way for the instructions with Frank Puska;

dully for personnel seeking column, from a 15-22 slate to I first game victory 1 with lefty ON TilE l\IEND-Out of action 8:00: Skating at Skatelan.J, reduced
berths with the Jar NaVy varsity 23.22 record. I for over three weeks, Jax rates.Tuesday .
a respectable '
Frank Jankunm' ) the
((3-4) going Navy shortstop Whiter IJeas-
softball uhUh will I
squad Latest win was a 10-4 pasting route in the second tilt Icy hopes to return to the line I July 13 -- 8:00 P.M.,
in Sixth Saul District
compete I in this weekend's series at
of the MCAS Barracudas from up Quiz Program
competition at Pensacola> Ahead 7-6 in the home half of Tort Jackson. Shackled somewhat I I
Miami at Mason Field
in Wednesday, July 14".8O; P,M.
August 27.Workouts. i the early season pla"easley's ,
the eighth Jax Navy scored
afternoon. A scheduled contest
bat was just beginning Novelty Dances.
are staged each Tuesday was too late for the press eventual winner I as Sam Travis to catch on fire when the
weekday beginning at 1630 ,at deadline. tripled and scampered home on Rome, Ga. product suffered a j
Enterprise Field, under the! direction Blackstork Starter shortstop Sam Belter's errer. The sprained ankle at Hunter AFB.
leads the rlub In stolen
of "Tex" Ooodson. Beasley
visitors scored once in the ninthFLIERS'
There hint of defeat
was a "slight I bases, doubles and walks.
Any on 90 or more 'I
person .
in breeze however the
the as -
days of active duty, who will I-_
McCaffreymen prepared for a stiff .
not compete with a club In
thiee-day road stand at Ft. Jack- i I fARINGS H' f AIR
fleet competition, is eligible I,,
son. The Golden Arrows have I'luw-I' Ci U II N Tlilil I'ct. (Iy Armd Fore. Snot Suvlt)
to try for a berth. I IOD115h11 I ,.
111 4l 181 U 55 82 t4 .1\04
Personnel to one of the top clubs in service Nice. aiL 14 :27 8 8 9 I .2I QUESTIONS
expecting compete -
: 'anpbell Sb- 10 411 118 14 4 .2""
competition. 1. What
In this month's ComF.ilr I I I ?raw. Bespectacled Earl J Blackstock p J4 30 II II 9 4 ,.287bearley 14r team loots its first game in 21
Jar event are Ineligible.By I N :tf 1If 211 15 U 2S .255 ,
selecting the top diamond ((5-3)) picked up his third win in Tutor cr 20 4f II 1l U 4 ,.234T stalls Jan. ], 1952?
the Fliers' current skein by '.t v.rkI. !b II 28 7 9 10 0 ..201Ktackatock 1 2. What
talent.. aboard the station, it spacing I J l' :71: 4 //I 1 4 ..211I figure skater wo Un
is ten Miami hits in Jax Navy's 111,17,.. 5t/l'/ 41 157: 21i 33 40 14 .204 I-world titles In 11 years?
hoped to field a title contender !wI.! p 16 148 II 6 9 I ,182 '
for District honors.. latest conquest. I NonIUe It U 18 IS 11 I .HI II 3. When was the first' All-Star
Used almost solely in relief until ,..kill,.. J 11 20 J a II 1 .]50NWT. baseball
Unlike peat seasons, Jax n5 101181 IPI Hi .25' II game played
Blackie has started I I 4. When
has recently, was the National I
Navy had no representative - -
two of the last five The I 1 I Hockey League
in varsity softball ranks games. Pitch G I' II N W L Pd.cu.aet organized?
this ex-Cecil Field hurler struck out U 14 11II Ie f a too I I 5. What was the highest score
year. BbNIt II fI! 59 nil ..1100I I
All Interested personnel six and walked only one in Monday' k 47 34 84 .571 ever recorded in a World Series
= H : :
encounter. I I 89 47 92 :.494Ns ?
should report to Enterprise ,I T. 11. U lOt 9 1. ,.393Na I I game
Field any weekday at 1630, or Miami Easy Prey 'r-It. 10aaer ,.its'Iuaa. 6. If an outfielder makes a

contact .Frank McCaffrey at Big sticker for Jax Navy was ,. leaping catch and falls into the

NAS Special Services, phone catcher Ray Norville with a double but Gunnet put out the fire, "I crashed the sonic barrier:" :i stands still in possession of the

512 or Goodson at 8325. two singles and pair of r.b.i's! Travis ball, is it a legal catch?
The Fliers scored at least one run TriplesA 7. The word "yacht" comes

-J: in the first four innings and four three-run second frame SAFETY ZONE from what country rANSWERS

r ;;;hi1 in the sixth frame. : pushed Jax Navy out front in the .
--"P-S H"o rI This marked the third time Jax I second game and gave Jankunis WHEN AT THE POOL 1. Tenne $e The VoU 'Ut to

., i Navy had defeated the Barracudas a comfortable margin to work on. DON'T CLOWN AND PLAY. Maryland In the Sugar Dow, 28
J '- during the current win streak Andy Campbell and Bill Rice, 100 MANY 'UVS to %1. -

-CH D The locals trekked to the Magic : with a double and single, pacedthe -=- ARE HURT THAT WAY! 2. Tits great Ulrica 8aJt-'w
Irs City last week and belted the Barracudas winners at the plate of Sweden I* 190l.2-3.4-5-7-8-f-10
,, :f ..
tli.'I' _
......l.. "" "'.''' '''' twice, one game being a Sam Travis belted his second aG. and 11.
-..-:..-:!. -.-.-... -.
Once again this column touches 7-1 six.hitter thrown by Black- triple in two days in the fifth in- 3. July *, 1931. la C.mfekty

upon one of the more common stock. ning. Park. AL won, <4< to %.

aspects of "winter rules," in effect Trip Goslings Twice Pen ........... 010200031( 711 4 The Irishman was relating his 4. Nov. ,2%, 1917 In Mo.tr"*l,
at the station golf course The second fray went 10 innings Jx .and,RomerGunnet .. 040. 210 01-- 13 6Floyd adventures in the jungle. "Am- Canada.

at all times. with..Blackie again I posting the and Nontlle. munition, food and whiskey had 5. The Yankee defeated the .
RULE TWELVEIn win, this time in relief of Petey Pen .. ., ....' 000 002 010-- :1 7 8 run out," he said, "and we were Giants, 18 to 4 in 1RSa. -
Jax 030 001 02x9: ?
the rough, you are not, allowed Sheets. Jim "Granny" Coughlin, Thorner and Romer. all parched with thirst." I. It is legal If other Men are

to touch jour ball, but with four hits in eight trips, pacedthe JankunK and Norville. "But wasn't there any water?" MI bane they may advance .....
MCAS ......... 000 002 2001 4
may remove any dead material Fliers during the series. Jar 121 :ai)4 OCX-10 9 3 "Sure, but it was no time to 7. Holland. MJat," meanlag a
(nearby such an rocks, sticks, et<. Continuing on the winning road, Cllultlll.Blackstock I)I Woods and Nonlll(S) mid Swan.L-WocxJt. be thinking of cleanliness." swift vessel l, U the root.

1 t 'I it a .I I ,


Eight JAX AIR NEWS 8 July, 1954

mmmm Ii FAW-ll.VA-175. Fasron Six Report

FOR SALE r- u Scouting Jax Squadrons I

8 bdroi house, 4682 Timuquana.Ph. .

8-3903, A,' H. Knoll .
8 bdnn. house, 5311 Della Robla _
Wing officers, including Capt. old Miles, AE2; Howard McGra-
Way, Venetia radiant heat, oak the AE2 Donald Orner
Theodore 0 Dahl, Commander, ; AD3: ;
floors. Ph. 8-1010, Lcdr. Zane. James
Jenkins AT3 and
flew to Patuxent, Md., last weekto
Alum-o-Room Trailer, 9 x 22 ft. conduct a two day surprise Townsend, A T3.
Lot 42, Azalea Trailer Park F 4 1
Administrative Material inspection -
E. Prouty. i
of VP-24, a FAW-3 squadron. Fasron Six
Landola Model 25 ft. House Trailer I
Latest checkln: Lt. Francis E'I Clinton II. Franklin, ADI, had
Ph. -3003 Mr. Woehrman.
I been the title
Gahagen will handle the Assistant given of the White
1951 Spartan Trailer, 37 ft, $900 Communications officer billet. He Hat of the Week at Fasron Six '

equity. B. C. Arteaga, AK2, comes from Naval Post graduate Chosen on the basis of his fine
NAS, Supply, Ext. 777. work and Franklin'
School at Monterey, Calif leadership, Is
3 bdnn. CBS house, Lake Forest Checkouts: John W. Lyles, SD, one of the leading P. O.'s of the
Hills, 1717 Keats Rd. John W. Fasron' Six Line Crew. Ills duties
3; Willie F. Reid, SD1; ,Benny Jt,
Smith. Y. Johnston, SD2 ,and Barney M. Consist of the supervision of the
x > Walker, TN, have been transfer Upkeep and maintenance of all

, FOR RENT red to Green Cove Springs for Fasron aircraft.

2 bdrm. unfurn. apt., 3568 River- 4 further duty. Franklin joined the Navy In December

side. Hoag. Lcdr. Lawrence R. Heron, Electronics 1937. He halls from Elk

Furn. gar. apt., 2929 Doric Ave. officer, attended a two- Park, N. C.Reporting.
:Mr. Carl Ingle, Ph. 8-1232 after day conference in Washington, D. to Fasron Six in Ap
SAFER COOLING SYSTEM Anyone who has walked Intoan
6.00: p.m., or 2-1510. electric fan or stumbled over a loose wire will appreciate the C.! regarding "Asdevex," the Atlantic ril of 1953, Franklin previously
Furn. bungalow, Ortega, 2912 Do- new mounting 'platform around columns in Building 110, which Fleet's submarine hunting served aboard the USS Vega and
ric Ave. Ph. 2-5224, Mrs. C. E. hold oscillating fans high above the floor level. Capt. Norman A. operation held in May the USS Franklin. He also served
Harris. Helfrlch (left) Supply-Fiscal officer, and E. D. McLaughln survey 1VA with Patrol Wing Two, and VF-
Uufurn. bungalow, 41C7 Shirley the improved arrangement which has greatly increased air circulation -175: 22 of Air Group Four.
without interference of drafts.
Ave., off Roosevelt Blvd, Ph. Since it* return from a world Reporting aboard Fasron Six

: 2-5221. fI: cruise aboard the USS Wasp, VA- this week were four men. ComIng -
8 rm. furn. apt., $50 per month. Bright{ Idea Brings 175 has welcomed the arrival of from VC-12: at Quonset Pt.

4162 Oxford Ave., Ortega. Ph. ; ten enlisted men and 12 officers R. I., is Johnny P. Todd, AEC.

2-5068, Mrs Moore. New Look' More Among the 12 officers are En- John Raines, AK1, reports from
8 rm. furn. apt., 3111 N. 4th St. r
Ph. 5-7111, Mrs. J. B. Fleming. Bruley, Reuben Erickson and Ja6k from the USS Coral Sea (CVA-43))

.2 bdrm. unfurn. garage apt., 3898 Air To SupplyersThe Shurtleff, recent graduates of N- are Edwin, L. Sotner, AN and
Valencia Rd. Ph. 2-8586, Mrs. ROTC Unit at University of Wisconsin Mike Canterino, SN.
D. F. Jadronja. office spaces in Building and Ben Cole, of the Uni "-
6) rm. furn. house, hardwood floors. 110 of the Supply-Fiscal depart- versity of Virginia.

5739 Shorewood Rd. Ph. 88- ment have been given a "n e w Received on board from N A S Capt. Thach
9088, Mrs. Archie Davis. Corpus Christi, were
look," all because of a brigh'tIdea. Ensigns (Continued from Page 1))
3 furn. 3668 Boone Park
rm. apt., David Triplett, Richard Brown,
Ave. Ph. 2-8894, Mrs. Lewis. '. .... Walter Peterson, Nick Rollick, : operations officer. As such he
3 bdrm. furn. house, $100 per Submitted in the form of a Bobby Wood, and Lt. (Jg's) WilLiam planned the sledge-hammer attacks -
month. 2121 Blanding Blvd. Ph. which paralyzed the enemy
beneficial Otis Whitney and Gelzer Sims.
suggestion by L.
88-8502, Mrs. Speer. James Jenkins, AT3, and Frank( sea and air forces, disrupted their
Owens, and improved on by Jack communications and leveled their
6 rm furn. house, Venetla, 4349 Townsend, ATS, report from NAS
De Medici, Ph. -88-0112, Lcdr.R. F. Moccia, this "comfort without Sanford; James Woods, ADC, industries, thus contributing to

L. Rupp. clutter" arrangement involved checked In from Key West; George the final defeat of the Japanese

4 rm. furn. apt., 2636 Myra, Ph. the' transfer of electric fans from Routon 1IM3, 'from Peiuacola; forces. In recognition of' this
7-8516, Mrs. W. H. Cowart. ---- Calvin outst t.ndlngachievement, Capt
scattered floor positions to shelves Crouch, ADI, and William
3 s rm. furn. garage apt., 2634 Myra photo aptly Andrews, ADI, from Grosse He; Thach was invited aboard the
.. St. Ph. 7-8516' Mrs. W. H. Co- located on central columns approximately illustrates the hazards createdby Jerry Fisher, AK1, from Philadelphia USS Missouri to witness the surrender -

wart. seven feet above fans and cords which have and Andrew Jenkins, AN, ceremony
2 bdrm. unfurn. house, $95 per floor level. now been eliminated with the from the USS Palau. FROM AUGUST 1931 until January

month. 1713 Boxwood Rd., Lakeshore More Safety, Too! system installed in top photo. Since VA-175's return, the 1952, Capt. Thach was

Ph. 2-3035, Chief Horn. Owens, who originated the idea, Credit for the suggestion roes squadron has received 16 AD air chief of staff, Commander Division

S felt that'elevating the fans would to Otis Owens, with Jack Moc craft to add to the one they had. 17. lie later served as Na-
:MISCELLANEOUSLeaving cia for These planes val aide to assistant Secretaryof
eliminate safety hazards caused responsible designing were received be
July 10 for Norfolk, Va. by> loose wires and fans in motion the mounting arrangement tween May 10 and June 10, In the Navy for Air. In May 1953

Take one passenger, Chief Eng- plus increasing air circulation this period 12 of the aircraft were he assumed command of the USS

land, ext. 589. He was awarded >$100; for tection to the electric fans will readied for operational flight. Roosevelt.
Wanted, a ride to and from Bloomington the suggestion. prove an overall savings to the This work was done with only 25 Born in Pine Bluff, Ark in 1905

Ind. during July or Aug. Moccia Government," said Capt. Hellfrlch percent of the crew aboard. This he was graduated from the Naval
Mrs. B. J. Gray, 5141 Ensign spent considerable time Other Supply-Fiscal employeesto coupled with the recent ComAlr- Academy in 1927. He achieved
,designing a low-cost, safe mountIng -
Ave., Venetia Terrace. receive check last week were Pac safety award for the first i present rank in March 1915.:
Ride wanted from 5300 block of to fit around each individual Paul II. Crisp, awarded $105 for quarter of 1951 should entitle the After winning his wings in Jan

Beach Blvd. to NAS, hours 0730 column, and accommodate four suggesting a paper cutting table; squadron to a pat-on-the-back. uary 1930, he was assigned to

to 1600, ext. 8122 or 98-9030 actuating' fans. His work earneda and Georgia B. Barthelmess, $10 At a recent Inspection the com Fighter Squadron One, the famous
after 1700.GCA $ for proposing a method of savIngs manding officer, Lcdr. James Ni- "High Hat" squadron well

Savings Seen on mailing Stock Status Reports fong, presented petty officer appointment known for its formation flying
Capt. Norman A. Helfrich, Sup- from Jacksonville to General certificates to Free skill. After serving as test pilotin

Unit ply-Fiscal officer, who delivered Stores Supply Office, Phil Waddell, AK1; Patrick R u S8 0, the experimental division of
the checks, revealed that the the Naval Air( Base at Hampton
AT2 Richard AT2 liar
I adelphia. ; Koenig, ;
(Continued from Page 1)) mounted arrangement had nol Roads, Va., Capt. Thach was
erations officer; Lcdr. Edward only improved the appearance of ordered to a special test projectIn

Potter, assistant Operations of- the office areas, but had certainly S i } command of the Navy's largest
ficer; Lt. James LaCroix, offi- increased the effectiveness of 4r experimental seaplane. As Lt. (Jg)

ccr-in-charge of the GCA unit; each fan. "In addition to the the new CO flew the four-engine

Chiefs Robert Cooper, Ben Walton increased safety to personnel, it XP H-l, completed in 1932, on a
la considered that the added ,4 non-stop 25-hour test from
and the unit's crew. pro- -1. ... flight
COMDIt. DIETZ is a veteranof Norfolk to the Panama Canal.

13 years flying in the Navy, Pediatric Care r, : r'1'3aq During World War II and the

and at the controls of many Korean conflict, Capt. Thach participated
types of planes. lIe has a totalof (Continued from Page 1)) In 12 major engage

between 7,000 and 8,000 fly- this i professional assistance ments. lie wears the Navy Cross,

ing hours, including flying I from the community," Capt. a gold star in lieu of a second

time made prior to his Navy Lowe asserted. It will aid in Navy Cross, Silver Star Medal,

career. the care and treatment of our Legion of Merit, a gold star In

Following the ceremonies Lt. children during the next ten lieu of second Legion of Merit,,
LaCroix emphasized that all days." Bronze Star, Distinguished Service
;< a Medal, Letter of Commendation
Navy and Marine Corps planes -
The Naval Hospital has been
will complete their two-millionth from Fleet Admiral Chester
GCA during July, and of that doing everything possible to % Nlmitz, and numerous other dec-
prevent any disruption of the orations.
73,000 landings were iaI.
actually made under instrument care provided dependents. The __ .+-
conditions. pediatrics department, Capt.
The local GCA unit Is one Lowe said, has been particularly West Point

of 15 stationed along the Atlantic busy with an average (Continued from Page 1))

seaboard. GCA has been birth rate of about 150 babies SO LONG, CHIEF-Sideboys salute" and the "boats" pipes Force exchange program is to familiarize *

. stationed aboard NAS Jax sinceNovember a month. his whistle as a farewell is tendered to John Hileman, ADC, of officers of both organizations
1952, and prior to DrA Smith will come here Fleet Air Wine 11 by fellow chiefs. With 20 years to his credit, with each other's operations .
that at Naval Station GreenCove from duty with Commander, the retiring chief was piped out of active commission by John thereby bringing about a
Whitaker, BM1. Standing behind Hileman are Capt. Theodore O.
Springs. It has actually Military Sea Transport Serv- closer coordination between the
Dahl, Commander FAW-ll and Comdr. Frank D. Meyer, chief
been in this! area since 1916.. ice, Atlantic Division staff of Ileer. sister sen'lces.Page .