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lOne of First EM Remembers When Station Was Vast WildernessThe I

commissioning of N a v aT 15 la also his birthday.At Beshears would travel to the In the fourteen years the Station -

Air Station Jacksonville on October that time, the only thing Municipal Airport, on the outskirts -I has been In'operation, Chief
15, 1940, holds special significance about the base that resembledan of Jacksonville, to perform Beshears has been here for dutyon
for 11 egg y T. Beshears, air station was a partially his duties as plane captain for three separate occasions. The
AMC, attached to Fleet Aircraft constructed dirt runway. There the station's commanding officer's : first was from 1940 to 1944; then

Service Squadron Nine at NAS were no hangars for the aircraftor plane. Capt. Charles P. Mason, from 1947 to 1948; and the last
Cecil Field, and TAD to the living quarters for the men. now a retired Rear Admiral, and time from 1952 to April of this

CPO Club. there. It was like establishing a new Mayor of Pensacola, Fla., was year. .
Chief Beshears was one of the frontier out of a vast wilderness. his commanding officer. TJils continued CHIEF BESHEARS, with only
first four enlisted men to arriveat lie and 'the three other enlistedmen for four months until the two years left to serve in the

the station, reporting 11on, had to find temporary lodg- runways had been completed. Then Navy before he retires, feels unless -
Au:. 29, 1940 from duty with ings In town. the plane and Chief Beshears he is recalled to active duty
VP.52 at Charleston, S. C. Oct. EACH WORKING DAY, Chief moved to the station. (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5))

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Patrol Squadrons $25 Bond To AYR

18,16 Cited For P.r First Baby Born ,

On AnniversaryIn

Cruise EffortsVice
? a. aa recognition of the observ-

Adm. Frederick W. McMahon 0i\ } ance of: the 14th anniversary of

ComAlrLant, wired notesof Y ''Yt po P the Naval Air Station Jackson

congratulations to Patrol S ville tomorrow, Oct. 15, approx-
Squadrons 18 and 16 shortly after imately 30 members of the Cham
they returned to NAS from the ber of Commerce will be aboardas

Far North. luncheon guests of Capt. Ed-

The two Fleet Air Wing Eleven ward S. Lowe, commanding offi- 'frTOTEM
units 'racked up almost 10,000 cer of the Naval Hospital.

hours of flying time between These men, representing the ,
them in P2V patrol bombers dur- Board of Governors, the Army
ing their five month deployments.In and Air Force Affairs Committeeand

his dispatch to VP-18, which the Naval Affairs Committeeof
had been based at Argentia, New- the Chamber of Commerce,
'E'-A totem pole
foundland, Vice Adm. McMahon will also tour facilities at the Is formed five
---------- --- ------ by Fighter
said: READY 1\IECIIS-Plane captains of Patrol Squadron 3 empty hospital. Squadron 44 pilots who won
"WELCOME HOME to officersand their tool boxes to convince pilot Lt. Thomas Birtley (second SC Navy "KV during competitiveglide
men of Patrol 18 .after a from right) that they are taking Along plenty of tools to maintainhis Following the luncheon, the bombing exercises last
Neptune while in the Azores. A three plane detachment is week. Top man is Ensign William
highly I 1 successful deployment making the 2,800-mile, three-weeks trip to the Portuguese Islands. delegation, headed by Jack E. Mae, with a 31-foot average -
highlighted by a monthly .average Plane captains are left to right Fred Covalt; ADZ; Manual Kap- Kavanaugh, chairman of the Na- ; next is Lt. William Me-
of over 1,000 flight hours and an sate Us, AMI; Lt. Birder, and Jean Henderson, AD I. 'Pilots of val Affairs i Committee, and I Garry with a 4-foot average;
excellent safety record while the other two planes making the flight are Lt. jg) John Humph' Colonel Robert L. Seitner, Chair- Lt Dedrlrhe Ilroome, with 43
feet Lt. Jack
rey and Lt. (jr) Robert Satre ; Johnson, 45 feet
participating in operations which man of the Army and Air Force and Ensign Richard hotter, 36
included ice reconnaissance, ASW, 1,318 Given The Axe Affairs Committee, will presenta feet. The Hornets of VF-44 totaled -
fleet exercises and missions of $25 Savings Bond to the first 83.57. a final squadron score of

mercy. These accomplishments In Navy or Marine Corps baby born
the face of strenuous and haz- Early 'Boot' For EM after midnight Oct. 14. I
VF-44 Hornets
ardous conditions testify to the Captain Lowe will deliver a

perserverance of squadron person- short welcome address, touchingon
nel. Well done." Not highlights of the Naval Air Sport 'EY For
TilE ADMIRAL'S note to VP- Judged QualifiedEarly Station which was first commiss-

16, which returned last week ioned on Oct. 15, 1910, and which
from Keflavik, Iceland, read: discharge papers have been handed to 1,318 sailors has grown through the years to Bombing Marks"Handicapped

"I note with pleasure the out- in the bottom three pay grades who did not prove they become one of the finest and i by bad

standing record compiled by your were potential petty officer material this year. largest installations in the U. S. weather, the Hornets of
squadron during deployment. Five The Navy policy, announced in Navy. Fighter Squadron 44 swoop.
months of operation under trying ed men in the lower grades, the S ed down
on Tar-
January, called for the immediate Switzerland
and hazardous conditions with an discharge of enlisted in Navy hopes to strengthen its pet As it enters Its 15th year of get time and time again last
excellent safety record vouchesfor ty officer ranks and help reduceits continuous operation, six separate week to rack up a 83.57
the teamwork and industry pay grades E-3 and below who
overall personnel strength. (Please/ Turn to Page 8, Col. 5)'' squadron average error dur
exercised by all concerned. Well were serving first enlistments in ing the_ _annual Atlantic Fleet

done. enlisted ratings group VI, VII and .. competitive glide l i bombing
IX, who attained a dCT score of s : exercise..

Problems.On less than 34: while in recruit I Five of the squadron's "eagle
Any training, and whose performanceof P l eyes" placed their bombs six .

Education? duty and conduct. were such to each pilot so accurately, they
that commanding officers judged won individual Navy "E" awards

them not qualified for petty officer > .. :- I'.;:. .:;:!:.::\1: The five and their averages are:
Help' AvailableDo rates. Y Ensign,William B Macke, 31 ft.;;
o : ''
Lt. William J. McGarry 40 ft.
Also due to get quirk discharges ;
you have any problems education ,are those men serving Lt. Dedrlche M., Bromme, 43 ft.;
-w.ise? Are you in need of first 'enlistment* who were Lt. Jack K. Johnson, 45 ft., and

guidance in planning your future placed in limited status IA and Ensign Richard A. Hoefer, 46 ft.
career? There will be a well Weather
dragged the competN
L5, because of physical reasons.It .
qualified counselor at disposalof a tlon out. for three days. The
is tne Bureau
expected by
personnel at the NAS Infor- squadron's ,first two tries were
of Personnel that at least 6,700
mation and Education Center, cancelled, by the ,weather.
will be
given early walking
Building 955, every Monday and papers Ensign Macke, who had mad
next June However
by 1. personnel
Thursday from 1700 to 1800. his bomb run''' before the exercisewas
to be discharged must have
S He is Dr. John P. Ingle, edu- cancelled on both the bad
first completed at least 2%
cational consultant at the AKA) yearsof weather days, shot three straight
ac'uve'duty.. .
School, NATTCenter. > f.;: ''tf "E's". Only the third one counted.

. Ingle, feeling there are many In releasing unqualified enlist- <;:\2t b '!;iff: .j1.,.@*;>;1i(..: Comdr. Vernon P. O'Neil is i
personnel aboard who are lookingfor .tr t 8) %,.tft'N; '; commanding officer of VF-44,
Scout Mothers Meet ';(:: :;2 Jl>1fi.dt .:> M."d .
help i in vocational and profes- BZtr i ii .k, f J:mfaF: : ; ';; ':N ::. f"!:' '/>'>'i .':r l"-
sional career planning, has volunteered There will be a meeting Fridayof WEATHER OUTLOOK
his services. He is well all mothers of girls between TAKES NATTC COMMAND-Capt. Henry C. DeLong reads Friday-Partly cloudy, scatter.ed .
his orders assigning him as com iandIng officer of the Naval Air
qualified to answer questions per 10 and 11 years of age who are Technical Training .Center, at .change of command ceremonies showers.
taining to testing and preparation Interested In Girl. Scout work last' Saturday. Capt. DeLong takes over from Comdr. Wilson R. Saturday-Partly cloudy, show.. .. .
for. future ,education 'on the secondary The meeting will be held at the Bartlett, who has been acting skipper of the .Training Center. Be. ers. '
,- college or Girl Scout Building on Jason St. hind Captain DeLong are (left to right) Comdr. Forrest Nonrell, Sunday-Cooler cl ud
university partly ) $:,
superintendent *f special tralntar' sad Lt. Grady Guy, amttl.t
(Please Tarn to Pare I, C 1.. 5)): at 1000. t. the executive fflctr. scattered *hoVersiI /\ :





loge Two JAX AIR NEWS' 14 October, 1954


ROLL1N' MAYHEM ....................., Simple Arithmetic


Thursday OH.. 14

The I..h'inDeselt ...... ... A Walt .
Publishes wrT7 Thursday tot Navy and Uarlnv cttvitlH at Naval Airlt1Ue4 i / It ,.
oJa loa'lU.., FJa, Disney Production .

&pt. John S. Thach HA. JataaaMld- .. -.,. ....... .. C'Almmen41ln& OMeertamer. nldHf Oc'.. 13 : ::1 ,: "

J.ka. D. butch,. ,t.u\ulh.: uit>c: :rfUor Seminole ................ Rock Hiulaon, ,
".... Air jMftaaatlll
.* John Ptrrr ............. .'Commanderof Baibara Hale .
... _.l.'bld lull:
c.c. lUukart O Greene '
Saturday, Oct. U
Fl. t Air relax EUraaC
rapt. KdwlM: S. f. Yeunr.._....._* ....... ,,... .........,_... ........ .'............. Ommander The Stranger Wore

Cerdr. Frank D. Herac .. Chief Staff Officer' A Gun ............ Randolph Scott.Cla'ir ,
Mara Alt Ta b.ltaJ C ta*
*,t. Henry 'C. DtLon _..._.....?.._.._blur................Commanding Officer Trevor
JUralf Ierpi/d
a*. Cwar a. Law* ..... .. .......... + "_.Commanding CffietrUffictr
a C.1* A. Newton ...._..-_.,.. xilNYtive. NATTCKNTKIlThursday
Caner Wilson R. Baitlfttttwa _.... ....M_......;..... .. ... .._ Commanding Officer' Oct. 14

JAX AIR NEWS U pvkflshtd w kly at the 0. S. Navel Air Station Grace Kelly
Jul..tlle( : .fciH sae printed commercially wick |a t4 lundal
M .*MM e to tk* i.vtnrwiM intJ in compliant &&tRX: T-36. tt.v.w Friday. Oct. 15
IW. 1M&, C .IM .r. rikiribnlrt tree fir 'Mfr' .t IM Natal Air *t.tift" rise The Living Desert... .. A Welt
and Ike
Navel Air Twhirtol Training Center naval Air Rtsene Training unit
U. S. Naval l Hwpltal. Disney eduction: '

Edltar-Andrew H. t'lsneyAaalstaataFdltorIT.ltn Katnrfer, Oc4. 1C

l Harper i Spoilt Tallor..Cotdon Robbte.()tt: S.affAtte&erlJk \ ..... .......
H lMwr, Pill; Clicul( .tlun-L>l UIVuUcn--L'kuiU. ) : J'jiul. MX, Seminole Ro k nluhlon,
1'Ie JAX AIR NEWS' la a wiMib ot tbe Armed Farcta t're'r.tH.. I Ytalbsra, Hole '
AJTS Material appame In tfcU' pubUrtttan may not be rtptinttd wtlh.ul '
tat IrztLMs perialsalen *f AtwM F rrta Fran S.r t. Rrmikli< tl n .! otter
.t; .,...,t II T IN'.,lee ukllcUoni.. .la iahtbltad wllkout ofrnil.sal ..tE4ber.
Editorial Afll<>tc loc l"* Main Aflmlnliltalloi' BulUlnc. Phone extensions Oct. 14
116M. 3.1 IU tl<4.
j Always A iJild .... ... ACuiuinina .. Pr:;)'

.. Terence Morgan
\ Friday, Oct. IS

to High Noon ............ Gary Cooper .
Olr'Navy' 'Must' Be Second None; Grace Kelly "IUw d. you figure you had. the right of way?"

Saturday dl. 1' M 'Ca M y... r tar has only four cylinders and mine has eight.:"
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Nt. 1 Job Is To Make Nation Secure The Disney Living ProductionATOMIC Desert .. A Walt SAFETY Students Record I

Whether ifs men (to be moved or supplies-land, sea or air;; Box ScoreDiasbing
whether it's an island base to defend or the shoreline of home;

whether it's enemy subs or a surface fleet to intercept' and sink, NEVADA IN '55A Injuries Through

wherever there's a wartime security mission ,the Navy is directly new series of nuclear tests Tuesday, Oct. U Win ,HonorsThe

involved. And it must be a Navy second to none will be conducted in Nevada This Month. 0

1955.: This Year IS tar corners of the U. S.
This is the point Adm.,Robert B. Carney, chief of Naval oper early
Since LatLost.TIRtt
The Atomic Energy Commission Days were represented last week when
lions has made again speaking this line before the Navy Leagueand
announced the ':95 tests Accident 13 the Naval Air Technical Training .
tM Minneapolis Foreign policy Association in that city. He
will include and GIRGABOAMOCT. Center Schools named their
pek; from knowledge and his appraisal of the security need ii in participation -
support by the Defense' department honor students.
that the .. SAFETY SLOGAN
devastating rebuke of those who for years were preaching

day of naval strength as an indispensable security unit was waning. and Federal Civil Defense "The Little. Fire Yon Leave, From downstate Miami Pfc

Administration May Leave You l.IU1e"nf'membtr Edward I. Coffin was top of hi<
THE': ONE-WEAPON-IX-ONE-BASKET\ concept that prevailed The Atomic tests will beheld
this tlo'an-It class of 76 at Airman School. He
under the previous administration has been debunked by events. west of Las Vegas, about .
means money.Gtmdr. compiled an average of 8934.

The potential enemy--Soviet RU/IIsla-l. building and rapidly, aNavy mid-February. Pfc. Victor E. Lindford who

and Its armaments, seeking to wrest preeminence\ from the hails from Middleboro Mass!: .,

United Stairs. We are building, too and must in the words of Ad. won honors at Aviation Electric

miral Carney accelerate our peace or lisk falling behind.A is ian's Mate School with an average

of 89.57 over the 22-week
major gain was registered when the One-Basket theory wa

Junked and an administration with a grasp of security essentials course:

was installed. It has called for teamwork and a balanced program: At Aviation Electrician's Mate

now lnter>teuUe! rlvaihiea, and not a sporadic. on-agaln-of-again School, Class A, the highest sedge

buildup. I was made by John Alexon.

a rPf WEAN. He was with Patrol I
TilE KOREAN: "I'OLICK ACTION": demonstrated once again Squadron 48 at San Diego.

the vital importance of naval stienglh. In that campaign, surface
Double honors go to Neely C.
chips transported almost 5,000,000 men over :3,000 airplane, and in
Hall Jr., AN of Flint Michigan,
excess of 70,000,000 tons of cargo and petroleum products. Less than ..etia
whose final
average of 92.38 at
one per cent of the total load transported to Korea was lifted by air. Aviation
Ordnance School earn.
That fact is not cited in disparagement of air strength for air
ed him the distinction of being
strength unsurpassed is imperative too. It i II cited to stress that the
high man in his class. He also received -
Navy has a Number One job to do to make and keep the nation se.1 .. the Good Conduct Medal

') earlier this month.

sure.The Navy is modrinizing these units that can be modernized. It : x :4WyAr..1 N,q? .'. C v{. P n:OP4; .

in the super-carriers for .ea-based aviation
also U building new ones, as
as in alomic-powered submarines It if building task forces, *; What's Your Desire

with a view to high mobility flexibility versatility defensive capacity, : T Night Set Oct. 27

surprise and concentration of power. "What'a Tour Desire" night

at King Hall U scheduled for
Admiral Carney _stressed to build an adequate
IT IS SEEKING, as Wednesday, Oct. 27, betweenthe
trained personnel. It is striving to "beef up" Ha receive .ys- first and second movies.

tem in the interest of manpower trained and ready. NEW NARTU SKIPPER Sponsored by the Special'Services
C.mdr Wilson K. Bartlett
These factors are essential. The chief of naval operatioN does Bartlett read his> orders assigning himas division, the monthly

not exaggerate when he speaks of them in terms of "must". I commanding officer of the drawing of a ticket entitles
Naval Air Reserve Training the winner to. select: and receive
Whether or not the exact dlmtl\lt0n4. of the Soviet Nary are. Takes Command U III t. Jacksonville Comdr. within .reason, his special

known those built and those building-of one thing wa can be surt. BartUtt, former executive officer desire.

It isn't being developed out of any altruistic motive. Preparedness Of NARTU Jax and of NATTCenter acting commanding Jaz, took officer The last winner asked for

Un't something to leave to the day after a stall Ic fired across our command of .the Reserve unit and obtained a helicopter ride

-(From the'Naahville Banner). Comdr. Wilson K. Bartlett- M- I last Thand.,. At left U Comdr. over facilities at the Naval Air
Laurence Steffe hacen, whe It
stoned ..duty'M commanding officer Station.
.. he the new executive officer
r r of the Naval Air Reserve of NARTU.

Training Unit in a change-of- the Ing officer of Composite Squadron .

command ceremony last Saturday promotion C of captain.' 7, and air officer aboard the
Scor. *
Traffic Violations lox
morning at Hangar 118.
USS Manila Bay, and took put

Standings Far Week Sept ltl.Ott. 5. Total U 'J1elletl hued.C.nunenl He relieved Comdr. Laurence A gradwOo .f UM Naval Academy in the Lingayen Gulf Operation
in June 1KU5 the then Ensign i
, F. SUffenhagcn, who 11I"n: I eComb.
TI.bk Yt o Pirwnsl I .-.MelDlulattCJMUM acting commanding officer, ante Bartlttt WM assigned to the
1 Tickeetts.luned<< I YtOlatiOM. aircraft carrier Battktt has served as
UE6 Saratoga before
of John L.
th departure Capt. Naval Attache at the U. S. Embassy .
HAS Jax ._ ...._.._ 28 I ''I.' I .... I 1.21 Counihaa last month. Comdr. Stefenhagen ordered to HAS Pensacolaas in Santiago, Chile; 'Ope.'a-
a flight student He designated
S I 1.00 / will be NARTU's new was lions officer of WAS Anacostla,
NARTU.._._.. 0 I I a Naval Aviator hi June
executive officer. Washington D. C. executive officer
Hoepitsl.,.._._ S I I I 0 I .tot hi wall-known 1939. ;
Comdr. BArtlett of the Carrier USS Wright,
During World War IT, Comdr,
met Air at NAB JackonvHle where he and with the Staff of Commander .
,Detachment S I '7.' I .1" I ..utHATI'C a Bartlett participate'in the Marshall
has been executive officer and and Gilbert Island raid, while Carrier Division Six.
.. .11 I )5.' I .Ut I .1M '
acting commanding officer of the serving on the USS Cheater He Ho reported to the Naval Air

include Naval Air Technical Training Center. WM also executive officer of Technical Training Center bete
(Beginning this week, percentage a{ rielaticsw. win) ;
violation by boar tWiHaft and military drivers). He wa recently s ta ted for Scouting Squadron 2ft, command- In January 1&154.



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fDATA I &. E J N Vp.16 Has' Much To Report :)

about Just a the short February reminder examinations to all On Cruise To Iceland"

for advancement in rating.
Patrol Squadron 16, one of Fleet Air Wing 11'* submarine hunt
Those recommendations from the
A ing bomber unit, returned Saturday to NAS Jax, having pent the !I
division officers must be in theI 1k
past five months at Keflavlk, Iceland! '
& E office by the end of the s
month, Oct 31. If you want to be Acting; as the photogi',aplilc, pilots flew on missions in Navy

sure you are going to take the weather and reconnaissAnce "eye"for P2V Neptune |>ombers in weather 1 I

exam, your name must be on the it. the Commander,. Iceland Defense that was extremely' foul too ;

list, and courses must be com- ;' Forces (NATO), the Jax rough for their jets. ;

pleted by Dee 31, February 1955 squadron patrolled more than 60- Joint Navy, Army and Air I
sounds like a long way off but it 000 square mil A- of frigid arctic Force mock air raids were held'

isn't if you haven't started on' iq&LL waters ,in the North Atlantic monthly at the but On one raid

those courses and factors! IIJ I- ii -- ,Th squadron's commanding officer VP-16 received secret orders tit

Results of exams last August Is Comdr. Paul. J, Bruneau operate as the enemy from wit

won't be in before the first of the 1 of Salt Lake City, Utah. of radar range The squadron

month. Be sure your name is on' Work With Air Force swooped over the airfield in for-
the recommendation list for the I I LEARN ABC'S-Here are the first graduates in a passive defense While .operating at Keflavik airbase mation, testing the alertness of
February examination I class against atomic, biological, chemical warfare defense VP-16 news worked handIn the Air Force interceptors
course at NATTCenter. Front row (left to right) are Cy Christensen '
though you are sure you made AO1 instructor; Ernest Highly, BM2: Eugene: Harbert, AT3; glove with Air Force jet Interceptor "Iceland's geography is unusual
the rate last. time. Just in case I Arthur Mlchelek, ADC; Ralph Parris, AMC; M/Sjt. Marvin Myers; pilots. Many of the jet Reminds one of a 'Little Switzer
you didn't, you will be able- totry Anita -Vandercanden. SA. Back row: John Craig, AM:, instructor land'," observed Comdr. William .
in ; Robert Clink, SA; Donald Lewis, SIt Francis Law'lor, AE?; Metal Society MeetsThe Powell, the squadron's executive
again February. I I
Doe Keith, S.and Donald: Cbarland, AO3.
_ officer,
Jax of the
---- -- ------ -- American
n -- -- --- ----- I Chapter
Society for Metals will meet See Many Sight ,
Military May Get ABC Course At Small Halloween
Fry Oct. 18 at 1930 at the Seminole I "Dm'Ing patrols we flew over

Special 'Dog Tags'Special Party Set Saturday hotel Principal speaker will be glaciers and extinct volcanoes.One .
Training Center When the goblins and Frank L. Laque, who will speakon peak, Mt. Hekla with threw!
"dog tag" lockets to witches start roaming and ,ap- "Combating Corosion." craters, which erupted in 1948,
warn against an overdosage of ple dunking time stub, that's lay mouldering below us," he
Graduates ClassFirst
radiation from nuclear weaponswill also the time for small fry Free Popcorn For "said,
some day be worn by milt at the Naval Air Technical VP-16 personnel also
class in a series of ABC saw
tniy personnel courses (Atomic, Biological and Training Center's annual Halloween Movie Patrons Oct. 22 "Steam Village" where geysen

A particular type of glass which Chemical Warfare) of a passive Party., There'll be a chomping of jawsto 300:: feel tall spout scalding steam
color when to The event will be held Saturday -
changes exposed continuously day and night
defense program being developedby accompany the sound effects
atomic radiation has been developed afternoon in King Hall "
"Dead Lake, a basin withoutan
the First Lieutenant's of the motion picture at King
by scientists at the Naval from 1300 to 1500 and all "less outlet, was another vis
at the Naval Air Technical Train- Hall Friday, oct 22, when Spe place -
Research Laboratory. The ing Center, was graduated last than teenagers" with their parents cial Services will stage a 'family ited. "Theie wasn't a ripple on
glass is now being purchased by week are invited to attend. night" that lake," said Comdi. Powell '

the Navy's Bureau! of Ships and Sponsored by Special Services Free popcorn, from new vending "It was gray, cold and gruesome,
With Christensen AO1
the Air Force in a "dog-tag" Cyrus the party will feature machines, will be given to and' we couldn't see a living thingIn ;
instructor assisted by John
locket form. as prizes for bent costumes,
gamesand the water, not
even a pies-e
all those attending the'! movie that
AM2 the class
I Craigie 11-person other activities of moss"At

FRA MEETS IN DIEGOThe was instructed recognition, evening, a whaling station, several
protection and .
Fleet Reserve Association personnel ate whale steak uhhh
Ordnance School cooperated in Employees With More Than 30
national convention will beheld Days they said tasted just like beef
the by furnishing
They watch.the! '.
Oct. 25-28 in San Diego. local fishermen
and facilities, while Training Facilities -
Allowed To Accumulated Leave cut
provided military films Keep ''t1'01lone toistseighlng whale { 400 lbs.

NAVY used In the instruction course. Civilian personnel at the Naval
People Friendly
annual leave he has earned, but
Classes will be conducted each Air Station who had more than
EXCHANGEIf not used, in the current I leave Commenting: on the appearance
week for support and instructor thirty days accumulated annual year. of the people, Comdr. Powell said
personnel. leave at the beginning of this I the older folk resembled Europeans -
/ Those attending the pilot classes year, and had been advised to I These changes have been explained The women wore long
in a recent station bulle
were Donald Charland, A03, reduce the excess accumulation, : dresses and shawls/ and their coitumen .
and when more detailed Instructions -
Training Facilities; M'Sgt. Mar may disregard the directive were predominantly black
you are having trouble with vin Myers, ANP) School; Fran- Recent Congressional legislation be are to received they will "But the young people look like

dampness in your house, see the cis Lawler, AE2, AEA) School; effected certain changes In leave passed on .personnel Americans. They have a .lefiesh-

Navy Exchange about a new item Eugene Harbert, AT3, AOP( ) regulations Two of the impor ing:, modern look about them with
called the Damp Chaser whichis School; Donald Lewis, AK2, Se tant changes which pertain to Comdr. Straker Named the rosiest cheeks I have ever

excellent for eliminating damp. curity; Ernest Highly, BM2, Discipline employees here are: Of seen. Only their haircuts are different -
ness in closest and pianos.Be ; Ralph Parris, AMC, ((1.) EMPLOYEES who now Skipper Icelandic boys let their

prepared for that first cold HAWS School; Arthur Michelck, have more than thirty days of Wesley Jr, Ruth, commanding hair grow long like the Scandi-
day. See your Navy Exchange for ADC, AOA( ) School; Anita Van- annual leave to their credit can officer of Patrol Squadron navians do," he said

the recent shipments of Fall sport derzanden, SA, Administration; carryover, fl'ol1year to year, 18, turned over his command II I During its deployment, t h It

clothes. Doe Keith, SA, AGO School; the amount of leave they had late Friday to Comdr John T. squadron flew two weekly familIarization
Visit toyland again and see recent Robert Clink, SA AKA) School. accumulated on January 1, 1954 Straker. hops to Europe in a
shipments of toys. A large I They must, however, use any an- Comdr. Straker repOrts from I. swing around air bases in Scot*

selection of toys for children of Dispensary OfficerAt nual leave accumulated during the Bureau of Aeronautics tnI I land, Holland, Germany, Denmarkand

all ages Is now' available.A Center Detached 1954. Washington, D, C. Comdr. Ruth's England.
recent shipment of lamps Employees with less than thirty new assignment is in England on VP-16 pilots logged more than
gives an interesting selection of Lt. Emilio Trilla, Clinical other days of accumulated leave will be the staff of Commander-in-Chief, 4,000 airborne houis on patrol

table lamps, TV lamps, and bou- at the Naval Air Technical permitted to save up to a thirty. East Atlantic Air Fleet. He had flights during their five month

doir lamps. Training Dispensary, was detached day maximum, which can be carried been in command of VP-18 since stay,
Visit the sporting goods coun- from duty today and will re over from year jo year, September, 1953. .

ter for help in getting ready for turn to private life as a Naval ((2.) TilE LAW ALSO provides > State Convention
the hunting season. Guns, ammunition Reservist. that survivors of deceased employees I She: "What would you say to
and accessories are Doctor Trilla has been at may receive a lump-sum : a girl who kissed every boy she
available.. Specific items desired NATTCenter for the last 18 payment for all of the employee's met?" Of Credit Union

may be specially ordered. months accumulated annual leave and the He: "Pleased to meet you."

Set Next WeekThe

I | If You, Are Taking Children Overseas, Get Word On School Facilities II, the Credit annual Union state convention League of is

Personnel need have no wY NAVY-MAINTAINED schoolsare : mental or private). funds will not b. wed, however, r scheduled for October 21 22 and

about educational facilities for I located at Argentia, New TIlE NAVY WILL also pay to provide schooling that requiresa 23 at the George Washington Ho.
their children at I tel in downtown Jacksonville
school-age overseas foundland; Guantanamo Bay, for the education of dependents child to live away from his Since the
bases The Navy Department Jax Navy Federal
has adequately provided for dependents Cuba; Izmir, Turkey; Kwajaltin, at local schools In those areas parents, since the whole' intent Credit Union is a member of this

up through highschoollevel. Marshall Islands; Midway Island; where no service schools are located is to keep the Navy family to- league, many of the local .officials

Naples, Italy; Port Lyautey, providing that the local gether. will attend.
In most areas where feasible, French Morocco; Sangley Point, school will accept dependents of ELIGIBLE: FOR educational assistance The opening seession is i Thursday .

the Navy maintains I its own I Luzon, P.*I.; Subic Bay, Luzon, Naval personnel, can adequately overseas arc unmarried morning at 0930, arid other
schools and if they are located P. I.; Saipan, Marianas Islands; I accommodate them, if the schooling children, stepchildren, or adopted sessions will be held on Thursdayat
within reasonable commuting distance Tainan, Formosa; Tsoying, Formosa is equal to that of a public children who are actually dependent 1400, on Friday at 0939 and

personnel are expected to ; Trinidad, B.W.I., and Yo- school in the U S., and if Eng on Navy parents, and who 1400, and on Saturday at 0930 and

enroll dependents. Should parents kosuka, Honshu, Japan. lash is the language of instruction have reached their sixth( but not 1400.; Saturday evening, a dinner-

choose to send dependents to oth- Should Navy schools not be their 21st birthday by Dec 31 dnace will close the convention.

er schools in the same area where available in some areas, person. Even if the last two considerations I of the school year currently in Admission is"$$00 per person and

Navy-maintained schools are located nel are expected to send depend. are not met, the Navy will progress. The same assistance la reservations may be made t>y
they must bear the ex ents to schools maintained by the contribute toward tuition, if the I provided for children of civilian contacting Mrs. D. Breda at the

pense without assistance! or reimbursement Army, Air Force or by a local parents willingly accept such personnel employed by the Navy Credit Union Office extension
from Navy funds. organization (churches, govern- schooling for their children. Navy I at overseas areas 8503.140CIOb'er"1 .


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Page Four JAX AIR NEWS 14 October, 1954

Mutual Death Unit greatly improved Landing Signal Officers' suit

is modeled by its Inventor Lt. Joe McCadams.
senior LSO of Air Task Group 201. The suit{
Elects 'Officials features a fluorescent cloth background for its r \

20 lights! as a safety measure. It is light in
The new Board of Trustees, weight, color, and easier to get into. The suit

Employees' Mutual Death Benefit has only a front side, except for a full set of SALTY HUMOR FROM

Society, met for the first time sleeves, shoulder, waist, and leg' straps. At left HERE AND THERE
Monday of this week to elect is the front view and bottom right is the back
r view.
officials for the coming year. Judge: "The best thing you

Rubye;> R. Piper, 'Fiscal Department r can do is to go home and make

,, was named chairman and up with your wife." J '
Wilson H. Stowe, Overhaul and :

Repair, 'was named vicechairman. Husband: "What's the $second I ,
best ?"
A business session' followed ] : thing
( the election. .
Sweet Young Thing: 'Which I
Since the Mutual Death
would rather =:
you give up 'wine
Society, was formed here in i .{ 11I or women?" .

,. 1950, payments have been made !
'I Bashful Beau: "It depends on
to 39 beneficiaries. The total "
present membership is in excess t'

'of 1,700. All civilian employeesof
Gordon: "What do
they calla
the Naval Air Station are elig- {
F man who is lucky in love? ?"
ible to become members of this
Charlie "A bachelor."
Society, and can obtain applica-
tion blanks from representativeswithin
She: "Is the
congregation in
each department, or from
the :Employees' Services, Building the church a small one, ?"

907. Locally Improved LSO Old Maid: "It's so small that

when the reverend says "Dearly

Beloved," I always blush."
Suit Seems 'Best Yet'A
Marine Corps S' *

new improved Navy Landing Signal Officer's "You say she traces her an-

Asks 96-Hr suit has been developed here by the senior Land- rib t? cestry back to the Boston Tea

ing Signal Officer of Air Task Group 201. Pa.rty1"

Featuring an emergency measure, light weight, "Yes, I think hen great-grand-

LibertiesA coolness, and. ease in donning, the suit is the creation smooth pattern, he took it to one of the ship's para- mother was the last bag they

:Marine Corps-sponsoi revision of Lt Joe J, McCadams."I chute riggers. Together they constructed the suit. threw over the side."
GIVING THE APPEARANCE of animal skin, .
of Navy Regulations to' first got the idea for a new suit while I was an

permit commanding officers of standing on the USS Coral Sea's LSO platform the new suit has only a front, half, except for a "Why do you blame your financial -

'remote" :Marine and Navy units waving planes aboard," said Lt. McCadams. "I was full set of, sleeves, a shoulder strap, a waist strap difficulties on your neighbors

and activities to 96-hour and two straps on each leg. ?" asked the Judge. .
uncomfortable because it was such a warm night.I .
liberties has been the In addition to the regular set of lights, this new "Well," the woman
approved by had had a lot of trouble getting into my suit"T11E explained.

Secretary of the Navy and sent LSO SUIT THAT Lt McCadams was suit has strips of fluorescent cloth sewed on at "They're always doing things we
to the President. the same places the old suit is reinforced with can't afford."
wearing that night regular suit
was a flight
ducking. This cloth is a safety measure. If the M S
Both services believe that the (similar to a pair of coveralls), reinforced on the
lights on the suit should fail for an reason, the Bachelor: "Sometimes
96-hour pass Will cut down on front with heavy ducking.On I.3'ea1'n
LSO can quickly flick a switch that will turn theship's
auto accidents of service for the peace and comfort of mar-
this ducking was fastened a string of lights "black lights" on him causing the fluorescent ried' life."
nel. Under the which ,
new system, (resembling a string.of Christmas tree lights) that cloth to illuminate his movements. This could save
la really a "fat 72," since It must Manled Man: "Me, too."
Illuminated the LSO's movements. The wires ran a pilot's life."THIS .
Include both and Sun-
Saturday along inside of the suit, and if a person was not IS THE BEST LSO suit I have ever
day, personnel would have until Traffic Cop: "Use your noodle,
careful when donning the suit, he would frequently seen," declared Lcdr. Ted G. Buckenmier, staff "
sundown Monday to report in. lady, use your noodle.
knock these wires loose or break them. LSO for the Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville.
This means they would be traveling "Lady: "My goodness, where is
As soon as he_was off one night, LL.MoCadams I "It's safer for the pilots and much more comfort-
by daylight. Under the 72- it? rye pushed and pulled -
started drawing out his idea. When he had a fairly able for the LSO's." everything
hour liberty, they were requiredto else in the car!'* '

be In around reveille Mondayand *

often were on the load' Sun- Wives Near End Of Weekend Tide Table Bell-hop: "Paging Mr. Xckwso-

day night, a bad time to travel Navy Annual JnGH LOW zowskivinch. Paging Mr. Xckwso-

any distance A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. zowskivinch." ,
National Convention In JaxA
Should President Eisenhower
Mr. Xckwsozowskivinch
Fri. 10:0510:28: : 3:28: 4:15: : "What
the "four-day": liberty,
candlelight installation ceremony of new national officers a Sat. 11:02: 11:26 4:21: 5:15: initials, please
it will be granted only to commands -
1900 tonight at the Grand Ballroom of the Seminole Hotel will climax Slln. 12:01: 15:21: 6:0: *
located in areas remote
the week-long annual convention of the Navy Wives Clubs of America. The night watchman heard
from good liberty towns. The
two services win which Capt. John S. Thach, commandIng "and which I strange 'noises in one of the dark-
specify ,group of the important role they am sure you will
ened front offices, and called out:
of NAS Jacksonville
activities are eligible. officer play in the development of the continue to doln the future. I

I,I will address the group followingthe Navy. "I believe that your great- hope your stay"in this area will "Come out With your hands raisedso
I can see who you. is I'll
installation banquet in the est contribution has been in the be a most pleasant one." or
Film Program To Seminole Room. Guests will in- come in and see who you wa.
building of morale. The work that i S .

clude commanding officers of activities you do to promote welfare, social, Following a special Memorial *. *
Stress Democracy in the area, their wives, and educational programs for the service on Tuesday morning, the

and husbands of members. Navy family is of far reaching group traveled to NAS Cecil i AGO Grads
In an effort to further the principles ;
value. Without high morale no Field for a luncheon sponsoredby
of American democracyand I More\ than 60 delegates regis-
military unit can be truly effi- the Cecil Field Navy Wives
increase better citizenship, tered with Hear SkipperOf
on Monday morning, cient. Club No. 121. Capt. L. M. Stevens,
the Mainside Information and some traveling from as far as "The Navy Is indebted to
you Jr., Cecil Field commanding offi-
Education Center is presently Bremerton, Wash., and Puerto for the fine work which you have cer, gave them an official wel- CenterCapt.

running a series of Armed Forces Rico to attend the meetings. I done," Admiral Perry concluded, come aboard.

current event films in the North Monday the delegates were Henry C. DeLong, new

wing of Building 955 for the benefit guests at the Naval Air Station. commanding officer of the Naval

of base personnel. They had lunch at the Chief's Air Technical Training Center,

The schedule for the coming Club where they were welcomed will deliver graduation ad-

week is: Oct. 15, Sea Power for aboard by Comdr. John D. Blitch, dress Friday, at 1000 in King

Freedom-Design for War; Oct. NAS Executive Officer; toured Hall to the class of 28 officers of

13, The Fighting Lady, part I, facilities here; and attended an Aviation Ground Officers School. ,

The Fighting Lady, part II; Oct. afternoon tea sponsored ,by the w j The Ensigns, recent graduatesof

19, Soviet Union and its People, Officers' Wives Club of the Na- acc Officer Candidate School at

Ski Jump; Oct. 20, Communism, val Air Station at the Officers' Newport, R. I,, have completedtwo

Blood and Bullets; Oct. 21, Faceto Club. There they were greeted by months of further study here

Face With Communism, Army- Mrs. John S. Thach, wife of the in specialized duties involving

Navy Football Game, 1952; Oct. commanding officer, and Mrs. aviation, both ground and sea.

22, All Navy Football Champion- Fred Woodward, president of the Those graduating are: Harold

ship Game, 1948, With the Ma- Officers' Wives Club. Mrs. Harriet Brewster
Randolph Cope, James
rines, Chosin to Hungnam.This Weir, president of Jax Navy Cordell, Donald Cotton, Leon
film program is aimed at Wives Club. No. 86, presented a
r It Foley, Leonard Geer, Paul
Informing personnel at NAS Jax, gift to the Officers' Wives Club, .J4t Grunder Harry Hanson, Carrol
trial basis which was received by Mrs. John w
find will be run on a Barrington
Harry Hauser, Gor-
depending on how many people Perry, wife of the Commander, don Jacobson
,- '1W David i Joseph,
Fleet Air Jacksonville. :
attend( :
James Leeson, Richard Mugler,

The films will be shown dur- S SAt -,,... "'....;. Kenneth Nichols, Robert Noble,
ing the noon hour from 1200 to the opening session on Mon- Edmund Rueff
WELCOMED TO JACKSONVILLE-Mrs. John S. Thach Edward Sawtelle,
1300. Realizing this may conflict day evening, delegates were wel- of the commanding officer of the Naval Air Station (second from Morton Shagrin, Don Shafer,

with chow time, the Education comed by Rear Adni. John Perry, left) offers her personal greetings to Mrs. Mary Paolozzl, Whittier James Skilling, Donald Berne

officer, Lt. Elsie Hanson, invites Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville : Calif., national president of the Navy Wives Clubs of America Treidle, David Voss August
all hands to bring their lunch and the Honorable Haydon and Mrs. Helen Walker, Bremerton, Wash. The Navy Wives
began arriving Monday for their annual Wildberger, Robert Williams,
here in Jack.
entertained Burns : of Jacksonville.
and 100 informed and Mayor sonville. Also present to greet the delegates as they registered Franklin Woodhouse, Donald

jtt t the same time. Admiral Perry reminded the Monday morning' was LInde Forsyttie left), convention chairman. Yokaitis.I .



14 October, 1954 JAX AIR NEWS Pago Fivo I

VP-3, VA-17S, V A-105,' VF-13 Report .

Scouting Jacksonville Area Squadrons "j(


vr-s at Edo Corporation College Point, PthbIf
Good Conduct Medals were presented -
VA-115 L. I. Lt. Loren Willoughby Is
to 17 men at Captain'sPersonnel '
Four men in the ,squadron are headed for NAS Miami where he
Inspection last week by

Comdr. Jack.L.. Grayson, commanding recipients of letters of commendation will assume a TAR billet ,Lt.Robert .
which were at Ball has departed; for NAS
: officer of Patrol Squad presented ,
Three. change of command ceremonies.. :Glenvlew, 111, and Ensign.William
ron, Richard F. Schaible N. transferred to VA-
Recipients of the awards were: They'ar i Taylor was .
AM2 John Schunk A03 Arthur 42 NAS Oceana.
; ; '
Arnold E. Semsch, Jr!, AT3;; Titus '
J. Stltes, SN, and Richard F. Lcdr. Daniel Wildfong reported
1L Harris, Jr., AT3; William F '
Royer AN. In addition aboard from BuAer to the
eight men assume ;
Wiley, AT3; Daniel i Calabra, '
received good conduct medals: duties of executive officer, re
ADAN; Donald E. Knapp, AM2; ,
Ra'moncF.\ Seyerin: AD3: Clarence Richard F. Royer, AN; William lieving Lcdr.. James P, SChez: r. k %

C. Hava, Jr., AT3; ThomasJ. V. Devereaux, ATS; Jerry A. Mar1- The big'' change-over will be 1w _

Altman, Jr., A03. tin, AT2; Richard J. Koenig, AT2;; complete when Comdr, Samuel

Harold C. Miles, AE2; James W Forrer relieves "Lcdr; Roy S.
'Alfred C. May, AD3 RonaldL.
Henderson, AM2; John M. Hamilton Reeves as commanding officer
Brown ATS; Marcin F. Bybee,
", AM3, and Donnie L. Shelton, sometime this month. Lcdr. Reeves
AM2; Eric P. Britt, AN; ClaudeE.
AMAN. George Baulch, AOAN, who was recently on the selectionlist
Nation, AN; Joe R. McGill,
Francis V. Siedlecki, A03, and for Commander, will go to
AN; Daniel P. Keegan, AE3; La-
Donald Rj Orner, AD3, are also NAS Glynco, Ga., as operations __ ._...__ _mm___
Dell Estes, AT3, and Richard D.
entitled to receive the medals.; officer SEAT INSPECTION-The radarman's seat of Fighter Squadron -
A T3.
Garwood, H's F3D-2 Skynlghts was Inspected for and comfort
Six new men in the squadronare S S safety
Ensigns David E. Musselman, by Capt. Warren E. Klein (left), senior medical officer at NAS,
Frank Fallla SA
Eugene F. Paquette and Allan J, ; Robert E. VF.1SFighting and Lt. Robert Holden, (right) safety officer of the Tophatters.

Place were accompanied by Wil- Jones, ADAN; Charles L. Shaw, ThlrUyn's stoik earned Ed Huddle, PRI, models the seat. This inspection may result in
AMAN; James W. Moffitt, AEAN; his Navy "E", as he deliveredtwo modifications to the seat in the near future. VF-14 is a member '
liam E. Davis, AN; Alfred B. '
John W. Villani, AEAN, and Jew- 'new additions. Final'accept' of Air Task Group 201.
Hughes, ATAN, and Mathew Mc- .
Combe, ATAN, at a three-day ell S. Pruitt, AMAA. Ensign JohnJ. ance orders for new baby bqys I ((jg) Tollefson and Ensign ShupIlhelr ,

Radar Photography School at Nor- O'Neill is the latest pilot to were Issued by, the families, of former squadron mates InFighting Service Between

folk Va.Transferred. arrive from the training command. chief aviation structural mechanic Thirteen who had pre:
to NAS Patuxent 9 Paul and Elsie Carr and avia- ceded them'to VF-174. '40-55 Good For

tion machinist mate first class I
River for duty were Dean A. Hart VA-103 Four pilots joined the departurelist

zell, AT2, and David E. Purser, Some of the original plank Don and Eva Miller as Lt. (jg) Don Gunderson' Social

AE3. Edward J. Reynolds, Jr., owners of VA-105: have received Squadron personnel changes Involved Lt. (Jg) Floyd Bates, Lt. (Jg) Security \

orders. Lt. Gordon Fender Bob Slater and Lt. (jg) Dave Al-
leported to Naval PhotographicCenter has 12 men throughout the Here Is a bit of info many

Washington, D. C. left for Corpus Christi; Lt. William past week. To VF-174 went Lt. len went to the Instrument Flight veterans will be interested in.

Departed for CNABT NAS Pen- O. Myers' for Pensacola, and (Jg) Lea Hill and Lt. (Jg) Ace Training School operated by Fas- All personnel who had at least

s sacola is Ensign Herbert H. Steins Lt. Ralph Beverly to BuAer job Acree, joining Lcdr.,, Benolt, Lt ron Six. .90 days active service in the '"
Operations officer, Lt. Skip
mann ; Armed Forces between the dates
; Horn, has gone to the, west
Harry B. Mears, AA, RobertM. rr rrr' coast where he will attend the of September 16, 1940 through

Narwick, AA, and Jackie Stewart June 30, 1955 and were other
University of Southern California's -
AA, were received from than dishonorably discharged are
safety engineering school.
Bainbridge, Md. Additional arriv- credited with $160 per month
Arrivals are Lt. (jg) Rod
als are Alfonso A. Dlmpapllls, earnings for Social Security pro- i
Duane who came to VF-13 from
TN, from NAS Norfolk; WilliamI. gram purposes. It Is not necessary -
and Ensl&'JDick Alliegro,
Covington, SD1, from VA-85, that the veteran have a so-
an aviation Intelligence officer.J. .
Oceana, Va., and Edgar R. Brown, cial security card in order to ic- '
II. Fountain, aviation elec-
ALl, from NATTC :Memphis. celve this credit for service.
trician class
s rwy first and one of the
04iLtAIltINI S .
Fighting Thirteen's outstanding

European CruiseOf petty officers, is leaving after two However, the wage credits ore

y years' service with the squadron to not added to social security records -

report to NATTC Jax like other earnings, but mo
VF-741 Put On
N. Robinson, SD3, has reported put Into records when claim Is

to the made for retirement at 65
squadron from NAS Glen- age
Special FilmA : I view, HI. J. M. Peltzman, AD2, or claim is filed for survivors Insurance -

(U1l. r tOWAQIJ tsWtNGS has been transferred to Separa- payments. .

16mm color documentaryfilm tion Center. Social security payments are

depicting the activities of the fllltpl.tJ.sf.l : f fs. -) not made automatically. Before

Navy Air Reserve, and coveringthe u! 3lJ. )U ::. payments can begin, an application .

recent European cruise of 5t.'ku1Cf' FELLOW WORKERS BID must be made by the veteran

Patrol Squadron 741, has just ADIEU TO WHEELERFellow when he retires, or by a survivorin

of the veteran's death
been completed. (si case
Emphasizing the readiness of il/J'. I : employees at the Pub- *

.... ... ,--- lic Works machine shop bade
the reserves and illustrating the The survivors of persons who
WINGS' CLIPPED-A preview of the life of a Navy career farewell last Friday to William
work done to get VP-741 operationally died in service or after discharge
man after 30 years continuous crevice is demonstrated here by F. Wherrell, a faithful Civil
ready for their two-week should contact tho nearest so-
by C. W., better known as "Ceebee Coward, AICAP), who Service worker for the past 13
overseas training hop, the motion sits under a palm tree with .his fishing pole and golf bar. The cial security office as soon as

picture includes scenes from eachof setting was arranged by Operations personnel as a surprise when years. possible as back payments may:

the ports of call visited. Coward-who retires in November-landed after making' his last Wherrell, who has been at be made for no more than six

Ports Highlighted Navy flight NAS Jacksonville since 1942, months. Those survivors who are

except for a short time whenhe already receiving social security "
Highlighted is Lisbon, Portu-
AP 'Ceebee' Howard Has His Wings worked at the Patrick Air
gal; Istanbul, Turkey and the island payments should check to see if
Force Base, Banana River, Fla, they are entitled to increased
of Malta. Viewers will also
Clipped After 30 Years ServiceAfter has recently reached the retirement benefits because of military serv-
see Athens. Greece: Naples.'. Pompeii age of 66 years. Ice.
the Isle of Capri and Rome -
30 years continuous service Before his departure, Wher-
Italy; Marseille, Paris, and the in the Navy, C. W. "Ccfbee" carry a commission, as it docs rell also received a gift from These benefits are payable in
Anzio beach and London. On the lIe another enlisted addition to VA compensation or
Coward, ADC (AP), aviation pi- today was just his co-workers.
return trip recorded But in 1935 he made pension payments as well ns the
scenes were lot, transport pilot, and helicopter man.

at the Azores, at Newfound- pilot, has had his wings clipped! Chief, while serving at Pensa and several campaign medals, although burial-allowance.
land and Washington. ---assDiscuss
Although Coward will not retire cola.He the nearest he got to the

Ready For Editing to the palm trees until No- has had two narrow escapes fighting was during the buzz- New Charier

Tentatively titled "Malta Revisited vember, the clipping ceremony which have burned their imprint bombing of England. The war also -

," selected because the old took place on his return from into his memory. Once while fly- saw him commissioned in 1913, For Station Scouts

VP-741 operated from Malta in what was his last flight. Very ing'formation on No. 5 piano on as Lt. (jg) and to full lieutenant Leolin Dickey, and Jack Watson -
1951. during the Korean conflict, mission, pre-war bombing maneuvers out *
properly, It was a mercy a year later. of
the film is now ready to go to the of San Pedro, Calif, Nos. 3 and representatives Muskogee
the eighth
his third and Navy's After the war, in 1949, he elect- District Boy Scouts of Jackson-
laboratory for cutting, editing and victim was 4 planes crashed hea -on. "I'was ,
when a young polio ed to revert back to Chief and re-
ville, met last week with the
naration. It will be printed at the flown from the Station to a convalescent plenty scared that time-really tain his flying status, rather than

Navy Photo Center, and is expected hospital in Greensboro, scared," he confided The second keep his commission and give up troop committee of NAS Troop
131 for charter review.
to be ready for release in N. C. It typifies the big heartof time was in 1941, when he was flying. It was a choice many war- a

January 1955. this popular Navy Chief who on duty at Pearl Harbor. "My commissioned officers were calledon During the meeting plans for

Lt. William C. Roy, Photographic In his long years of service countshis transfer came in just ahead of to make. "Had I anticipated. the coming year for the Navy

the hundreds all the Japanese attack. It really : troop were under discussion, and
Officer at NARTU and in friends by Korea, I might have done different
me a funny feeling like it was pointed out that out of 10
charge of making the documen- through the Naval aviation air ," he said. I
fate, sort of." objectives on the troop's agendafor .
Coward Is to Jacksonville i
tary film, revealed that it was arm. no stranger 0
made possible bjr the full cooper- Two Narrow Escape No Stranger To lax lie was an instructor this year, the troop failed in

ation of the officers and men of Coward enlisted at St. Peters- Coward served out the war here in 1940, and returned to. only one.

NARTU and especially the per- burg, Fla., in 1924. In 1928 he mostly with Fleet Air Wing Sev- duty at NAS Jax in 1944 1947, A charter presentation night

sonnel of VP-741, many of whom graduated from flight school at en, in the European Theatre. It and in 1950, remaining here ever ceremony for the troop Is scheduled

worked after hours to assi't in NAS Pensacola as an aviation won him two letters of commendation since as transport pilot attached for November, Lt. (Jg) John

the production pilot. Such distinction did not ; one from a .4-star admiral, to Operations. Dell, chairman, announced.

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Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 14 October, 1954

TIME-oUr Gentry's Running Unbeaten Trio Leads NAS' Net Circuit ,

Tops Action In ,
Two new faces are visible rolled over VF-U, '15-3, :15.10, tions with a pair of 15-11 de.
With Gordon Robbie atop the Mainside intramural cisions.VC62,

Within the past year, enthusiasm Center Grid. Loop volleyball standings after three Tear ATAMDINOK W. I.. r r'. also tiimmed Operations
Fan on 109 ,,. ft 0 3000VC6J
for athletic compe weeks of play. ,..,,,:::::: 4 0 1001)( 17-15, 35-6, 15-10. then
tition among VA-17G person- ,Sparked by the running of Bill Pushing defending: champion CVU-17 ,...:....... 4 4 1 0 1000VK44 .800 dropped 'AW-11, 15-4. 15.8,
Gentry, Special 'Services First Fasron 109. for honors in the Connmunlcatlons '.:.2 2 ..500Fatrvn 1510.
nel has taken a sharp turn lieutenant Six .......... 3 2 .300'
gridders scored pairof l3-t circuit areVC62 and
a ara Operation ........ 2 S .,400VP3 OTHER results saw Communications
for the better. wins in the NATTCenter ,in- :CVQ-17. AU three hold unblem ...It.......... 2 :3 .401) and VF-44
Supply' ,,,.... 1 4 ..200VP1S earning'lahed :
Since "Buddy" Myers, AMC, tramural football league last records.FASROX ::::: 0 0 .000VPlg wins via the forfeit route from
,.,.,,,?,.,, 0 2 ..000FAW11
reported to the squadron, the Dev- week. 1W claimed vice ::::::;:::: 0 4 :.000 FAETU.. Games between : Faa-
Gentry's in victories tories and VP-S )'A ETU ...,, .0 12 .000 and
il', Diplomats have begun to stir play figured over Supply ron Six-Supply VP-3-FAW
over Airman Preparatory the former by forfeit CVG-17 15-3 and turned back Opera 11 went tinrepotted.
on the sports front.
School, 26-0 and the Marines, 12-
He helped form CVG-11 repTffttntatUeft 6.! Jimmy Simpson was outstandng '

In NAS touch loot- in a losing cause for the .Ma Initial Drills For
ball and volleyball league this rines.

peas on. Right now, Chief Mycry
Beaman Leads TraFac ., ; Cage CandidatesSlated
U directing the iwjundron'dhowling / eta
tram. Training Facilities, finding the
going; rough in defense of the
The Morehead, Ky. native, who MondayFormal
loop title, earned a scoreless tie
has experienced numerous sports with Naval Air Weapons Systems \} a opening Of practice for
thrill! enjoyed many of the
School. .( y, the 1945-55 Jax Navy hardwood
more Interesting ones during a
recent tout of duty at NA S TraFac fared a bit better laterIn season is set for Monday, Oct. 18,

Norfolk. the week, posting a 6.0 win at 1600 in the Mainside gym,

over Aviation Electrician's Mate Building 3.Upwards. -
He was associated with the
School, Class A. "Bee" Beaman : of 40 candidates are
baseball Flyers at Norfolk for
was big for the winners. rr: a
six seasons. With his help, the gun > expected to report for the initial

club was runner-up In the Eastern AO-A Wins Pair week of calisthenics and light

Navy Finals in 1947 The Al Pintor helped keep Aviation drilling under the direction of

same squad won three Fifth Naval Storekeeper's School undefeated, Coach Frank McCaffrey.

District crowns from 1947- leading the club to an 18-0. massacre 4. at yt ,q AN ATTRACTIVE 31 game

:51. of NAWS School.In tentative schedule has been arranged

His accomplishments as manager other games, AO-A School ending with the annual

of the Norfolk Navy basketball I defeated Personnel, 7.0, and AN- Sixth Naval District Tournamentin

quintet are just, as glitter P School, 27.0, while AE-A March. The Fliers are defending -

Under Myer's tutelage, the team School downed the Marines 70. WIN FLEET LINKS HONORS A rock-ribbed quintet of champions in this affair

won a pair of All-Navy championships I I golfers from Air Lant shot steady golf throughout the entire At- Games have been scheduled
lantic Fleet tourney recently to capture title honors at Camp Le- with outstanding college and ser
in 1917-!6 and 1950-51.: (
Pair Tie For Jeune, N. C. With four of the five men from ComFalrJax units, vice fives, including Stetson U.
The latter club finished runnerup the Air Lant squad edged Fleet Marines for the coveted champion ,
to the Intfrsmlre! champion ship trophy pictured here. On hand for the trophy presentationwere The Citadel, Elon College, Florida

a team composed! of the Top In Center (kneeling), left to right, Dick Clark, FAWTU Key West U Frosh, Parris Island, Camp
and Comdr. Frank lleyer FAW-11. Standing, Ed Barnes, VA-45; Gordon Fort Jackson, Florida
All-American Uill Foulk, Fasron 109; Brig Gen. E. W. Snedeker, ,Commander. State Frosh and Jax Jr
"B u d d y" received honorable Second MarDiv, 'who made the presentation, and Dick Diversl, College
mention as an All-Navy end for Keg League Fasron 108, Brunswick, Maine CANDIDATES must bring own
shoes and shorts to the daily sessions -
a fine football performance in Steady rolling by Floyd Walkerof Practices are carded Mon

194647. Aviation Electiiclan's Mate Powerful VP-18 Blasts day through Friday, in anticipation

Recent testimony to his athletic School, Class A, and Earl Ram- of a late November debut.

prowess came last week sey, Aviation Storekeeper's School Personnel from fleet activities

when VA-175's enlisted men's have kept the two teams tied NAS: NATTCenter and Mainside units ...

baseball team soundly thrashed for first place in the NATTCen- Bowling Opposition are eligible to try out for a posi-

the squadron officers, 16-0. ter intramural bowling league, tion with the Jax Navy. varsity.
The agile chief is always readyto Walker holds a 159 average, Four teams continued to take the National League spot -

spin a yarn about some of his while Ramsey is maintaining a I light while VP-18 broke away horn the field in the American Marines Lose InVets'

former Navy sports adventures.A 162 mark and a high game single loop after two weeks of Mainside intramural. bowling activity.
--- Keg League
glowing memory always traces of 249.. Despite dropping' point, Spe 'respectively. '

back to the days when he actively The pair is out ha owed, however cial Services had enough to get Huskies Win NATTCenter Marines clungtenaciously

participated against today's by the Marines' Roger Felt, by NARTU, 3.1, and stay near VF-44 showed strength in postIng to second place do-
spite dropping a 2.1 decision
well-known diamond stars, then high individual with a 168 average the Senior circuit top. Jim Lu- a pair of ...0 wins, over VC- to Joker Five in highlight action -

.n active duty. Bob Kellems, Aviation Elec- man led the victors 'with a 509 62 and VF-22, latter by forfeit of the Veteran's Bowlin"League

The list Includes Willie Mayer trician's Mate School, Class B, is series Supply. Hospital and Communications G. A.' Pavlnate led the victors last week

the Giant; Art Houttetnan, next with a 164. hold, firat-place. (in both matches, with 529 and Bob Eyer punched out a 539

Indian, ; Dick Groat, Pirate; Others near the top ate Ed Operations gained its initial 525. performance for the winners

Rob Grim of the Yankees and Schuster of Naval Air Weapons victory, a ..-0 decision over out- Fasron :100 toppled ComFair while the Marines' Ed DeSant

Don Newcombe, Dodger Just Systems School, 161, and- two at manned Photo Lab. Supply blanked lax, ,(.0. while Fasron Six was picked up 532 pins.

to. name! a few! 160, Frank Schaulteet Personnel with the Storekeep having a harder time with FAW- Cohen Brothers slowed dow

Ordnanceman School, Class A, ers picking: up 2362 pin to a 11, finally downing the Staffers, first place Gators by posting a

SHOUT PUNTS! Rfd.facet and Irv Botthof, Naval Air Wea- meager 1785 by the Ad Building 3-1. Pinfall went 22762155. I 2.1 win, led by Al Rider's 554

dept.: A 231 -game average riven pons Systems School. crew In a final American League set In another contest, Reynolds

Special Service's Jim Luman in VP-18 Stays, Hot match, VP-3 gained a 4.0 forfeit I Smith and Hills defeated

last week's Strikes, Spares and STRIKESSPARES Hospital! with Another strong victory over VA-175. Jacksonville Terminal, 2-1.
Splits bowling column was a mis Transmit
league entry, toppled
calculation What could we have ters, 4.0, with Ed Cypher's 540 MrV
been thinking of? It should've
series paving the way
been a more human 171. SPLITS In other National League action -

With the crystal ball: Trying to Personnel defeated FAETU
Improve over our, season's record, I Seven men found the way to and Communications blanked

we aee Duke over Army, Holy the 200 Club in Mainside intramural NARTU, both by forfeit.

Cross over Marquette, Wisconsin bowling competition last
VP-18 made pea-soup of FAW11 -
over Purdue and Texas Tech over week.
shutting out the Staffers be-
LSU Al Andiiola of VP-3
got farthest
hind three 500 series. Bill Sever-
into the club with a scintillating age, Carl Edolo and Jim Bolin

Two things a lot of wen 213 game. 210 games were got series of 532, 520 and 516,
know they can do but never turned In by Del Kessick of FA W-

get the 11 and Hospital's Ed Cypher
opportunity manage
women and then a big league Gene Walters, Supply, with a Center Not Lead
205 A. F. Feller VC-62 212
baseball team. ; ; xj
Tim Horan, VC-62, 204 and Ted Shared By Two
Things will pop at Stadium
Field Monday afternoon when Durnl, Hospital, 203, were others NAWS and AEB( ) Schools took \j;
joining the select club.
defending champion Personnel early leads in the NATTCenter
Carl Edolo VP-18 who enteredthe
new shoes and all, meets the fast volleyball league with a pair of z6S
club twice during the firatweek'
charging; Banshees of Fasron Six wins last week. _
play, paces individual
Way the Fasronltes have been The Missilemen were extendedto
scorers with a 179 mark in nine
tearing up turf this fall, they games. three games in both victories, '

don't. need shoes with AO-A School and the Marines r
'* Noe .lt playing victim roles. AE-B
Gaaea Ave. ,
7 --4" .z.-
Must be great sport in tricycle Edolo. VP-18 ,, ........,, a lfDurnl. defeated TraFac and AK School. i. """""';;; --J:;
Hospital ...........5 1Yarmak BASKETBALL ADVICE-Straight from one of the top caches
riding, Under Connecticut law, a NARTU ......... :3 ........
person riding a trike which passMi Lumen Spec.-Serv.VF-44 ......... 9 tt 172 170 tourney will be held next week. Coach Bud Kennedy (right), ef Florida State University, e n a
an automobile traveling, say, Knudsen VP-18 ........... !S 16)) .Matches begin at noon in the two-week training tour with the Naval Reserve, gives some pointers
Thomas, Commun ,, 6 16tMyers. to, left to right Jim Daly Aviation Electrician's
tn miles an hour, can be arrested NARTU ...::::::., 3 1 fig Building! 513 gym. Singles and Pfe. Alfred Faulkner and Mate School,
Cypher.' ltospItsl ....6 Ifi.Blackntock Set. Carl Mitchell, both of MAD, during
Joe speeding Spo'.1.Serv. ',..: 6 ICo doubles play wilbe\ held. the annual clinic held at the statioD.T .


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14 October 1954 JAX AIR NEWS: Page Seven,

[AFPS SPORTS Need Name It's A- r Service At

Golf Driving; RangeIf

Roundup For Local you're a non-golfer, the

'ollowlng is especially intended

(tr MM.d FOTCM fr... Scrvlc)' Wave CagersThe (or you. It Is suggested, how

SERVICE HIGHLIGHTSThe ?ver, that links enthusiasts also

All-Navy* boxing championships take note.
"nameless" Jax: Navy
will be held in New Wave basketball squad is slowly If you have always had then

York City next spring tnd but surely rounding into shape to hit that little round

LU Janice M. Sottlle, captain of for the coming hardwood wars. golf ball, but can't lee chasng -

last season'i West Virginia bas around after it, you can

ketbaU team, is stationed at Ft. Personnel VF-44 Practicing thrice weekly at the swing to your heart's contentat
Nips NATTCenter gym, Building 513,
the elation. driving
Penning; Ga. Ollie Matson range
coach Matt Kurilich s'lassies are .
AFPS located at the golf course.
and Le. Sugar, both on the '
I pointing hopefully to an ensuing One of the finest in this
All-Star football team last year,
are now playing professional football On Lute Scoring Puss scrimmage, under game conditions' ma, the range offers plent

with the Chicago Cardinals. with a top-notch city out )f elbow room, in addition te)

More than 70 marching bands Personnel and Fasron Six go to the post Monday after- fit. tine equipment and service

from all sections of the countrywill noon in the main event of the fifth week of Main&ide Intra- Meanwhile, the five dollar Thtte's sufficient room, also

participate in the piegame mural touch football play and if the Ad Building "seven" can prize offered for the most suit- Cor iron practice.

festivities at the Oyster Bowl contain the undefeated Banshees it will be open season on able nickname entered in the The driving rang ia open
from 0900 to 1800. All
the 54 bunlinjr. equip.
between Duke U. and Navy in
"Name the Gals" contest Is still in nt is.. furnished A bucket
Clustered in the first division
Norfolk, Va., Nov. 8. (Piedictlon: '
after the finale of the third week. in force of balls for 20 cents.
Watched Duke run wild over the three weeks are Fasron Six goes

Pennsylvania Quakers, 52-0, and ((3-0-0)), Fasron 109 ((4-1-0))), Hog.pitnl the Tony winners Campital while scored Gene twke Grace for Send entries to Jar Air News,

the Blue Devils ate suit to get ((4-1-1)) and Personnel 2-1- Editor Room ?26 Ad
and John Blackson penetratedthe Sports Rules
0), Two defeats for I Explained
bid any entry
a flaccid Supply defense once Building, or Lt. (jg) Matt KuriI1kb -
should be
Columbia head grid mentor one many. each. l AO School, NA nCenier.i'W'f .
dates in For Dove
Loa IJttle was a captain in the playing Hilitilr

Infantry during WWI. The addition to Monday clash, which: -1.. tt\ ):!tf: r:!" {,'>: yile : ,:," 'h "
First half of this
football conference bear notice are Fasron 109 vs. yew's split
Ighth Army
Personnel Oct. 29 Fasron Six dove hunting' reason has -opened.
; vs.
in Korea got underway Oct. 3. .
IJke wrestling? There's a marine Fasron 109, Nov. 15, and Hospital riy ,eau Shooting is permitted daily from
vs. Personnel Dec. 2. noon until sunset,according to the
Marine Air
at the El Tore Corps
State Game and Fresh Water Fish
Calif. who's Bating the clock last week,
Station, cr-r-rary
about it. Not only is he a wrestler Personnel-<'Ored with 20 seconds ,, r,,. 1.
of 1..y + First half of the season lusts
I remaining to nip
himself, but Pfc. Larry Tanabe play
VF-41 1412. Hildrethpicthed until Oct 30. Next half runs front
Is the brother of the famous pio- .y Dec 1130.
Moto. I 23 yards to Jerry
fessional .Mr.
grappler, ,
Since the dove is
a migratory
Thomas for the go-ahead tally.
Lt. Col. Robert V. Whitlow, The defending all-station bird, federal agents will aid in

USAF, director of athletics at the champs marched 60 yards the enforcement of dove hunting law*. .

new Air Force Academy, is a native Personnel ale reminded, that regulations .
first time they had possession, Hil
of Fresno, Calif., and attended will be rigidly enforced.
dreth connecting: with Bob Robinson a'
the University, of California -'I The daily bag limit as well an ..
for the touchdown, to lead
before entering West Point ? the possession limit will be eight
7-0 at haKtime.
At the Point he was a three-lelter I birds. Resident county game licenses -
VF-44 caught Personnel aback,
athlete. cost two dollars while resident -
', however, as John Farris returned
Sir Archibald of Solarium is': I state licenses are $7.50.
the second half kickoff 75 yards (
a faithful follower of the Camp : Hunting licenses/ are on sale lit
for a touchdown to narrow the f a
Lejeune, N. C., football team. He margin at 76. the county judge's office In the

the in April 1953:t courthouse
joined Corps
It was 12-7 late in the second as
and recently to 0.*-
was promoted
Kyle Keyson picked off a Hil

corporal "Archie" growls at the dreth pass on the Personnel 25 10-Game SlateIn
and howls with
opponents to give VF-44 a short; -lived ]12-7
when the team wins. Archie, the I I IM Grid .
advantage. It's Down" In this Malnsldp! In. Loop
team's mascot, is an English bull FUMBLE RECOVERY- "Eyes
Extra point .reception by (ramural touch football encounter as a fumble is recovered by Personnel matches an aerial l
dog. Junior Cassell and Thomas, 'I O & R's John niackson; (No. 12) with Gene Walters, Supply (left)

ODDS AND ENDS both from Hildreth, providedthe and an unidentified Supply man (right) trying to achieve peuess- game. against the sharp runningof
ion, Blackson came up with the pigskin and led his 0 & R mates Fasron Six in opening actionon
: difference
Oklahoma's brilliant I split-T to a startling win %5-%, over the Storekeepers in a game played next week's 10-game NAS
quartet back Gene Calante has Frank} Finneran had a field day, last week at Stadium Field touch football slate.

been hit- and hit hard-by in- scoring three touchdowns, to lead Tliiirtd-, Ort, 14

juryitis. In the opening game with VP-3 in a 26-19 conquest of NAH- CVO17a.. tuarcm six; Stadium,
Barrow Barnes Lose In VM-a: vas 0 k R, Muatln.
California he played with a torn TU. Homer Brinson tallied oncee Friday Oft. 15
for the Huskies. VP-18 va. (,)Deration*, Stadium.
rib c rUlage. When the Sooners j' NARTU va. $ Muatln.
clashed N touchdowns came .....,.,., Or. 18
he out in
with TCU was
Personnel va. -nnon Six, Stadium.
the first halt with a broken from J. H. Thompson, twice, and City Two-Ball Golf FinalsA VC-62 va.Turrdar 0.a R,, Oft.Muatln.It
match that had
John Davis, in a Fan>n 109 \a. VP-16, Stadium.
shoulder bone. on edge throughout. NARTU >a. Operations, Muatln.M .
Alabama State women's champion playing tidBtadOr(. 2f
File this under 0 for oddity; Supply earned its first genuinewin former VP18a., hospital, Stadium
under the colors of the Naval Air Station, and a steady VIM va. C"<:r1T, Wuatln,

Tale has a Dean Lout kg and a by beating CAG-17, 20-6. Joe Jacksonville linkster, teamed to win the first annual City A R vs VP-16 Stadium,1(tet. tlO

Verne Iuck on its 34-man varsity STANDINGS Mixed Two-Ball golf Tournament Sunday.. VC-62 va. Supply\ Muttln.
Irid.r Oct. Jt
'grid squad They aren't 'te- week: E.dl.r t'T' Mrs Joy Culverhouse: NAS, VF-44-va. VF-23.:Stadium.I
ture Mrs. Bariow and Barnes
w i rr r* ,
Tar ,
NARTU Personnel, Muatln
kited Since 1900 the New Fasson Wx 3: 0 0 81 -49 and Fred Mann, Tlmuquana, defeated got consecutive pars on 10 and --4 va. +e
75 S3:
Faaron 109 4 1 an all-NAS twosome of '
Tork Giants have won 15 pen Hospital 4 1 1 00 M 11 to pull even with their favored
I 1 1 0 38 43 Mrs. William Barrow and Ed I Center Marines Plan
nants. Oak R 3 :2 O. H9 62VP..J opponents. Both duos then remained
3 :2 0 80 75l !' Barnes. on -up on the 21at hole 'the I
in deadlock until
4Sporfs. vf 1 l 1 3 0 S3 5 44 42 in the final round. 21st green. a Fall Cage Schedule

NARTU 1 :2 0 75 MOperation With evening shadows canting
I 3 0 47 MV It here that :Mrs. Barrow
Beauclerc was ,
FromYesferyecrr -" 1 :? I 44 05 Country Club greens and fairways, in her first "gallery" event, hit support personnel, the NATTCen
VP-16 0 ,0 I Barn tee shot too fat the ball
CAG-17 0 < 0 ::16 1M Mrs. Culverhouse holed a four ** ter Marines basketball team will

Another in a weekly featuiethat leader foot putt for a par and victoryon going short of ,the carpet, intoa be coached this year by Sgt. Call
the scoring .
Young was 360-yard thud extra hole trap.Mrs.
brings to life performances the Mitchell, lone holdover from last
with two fine TD gallop and Jim Losers Falter C\ltvubouse placed Mann's season's squad.
on the Naval Air Station
sports scene from dusty issues Hamerc added a third. Two-down at the mid-way June-; 'accurate: drive 30 feet from the Coach Mitchell has been forced

for the pin, making 'a par four easily. to rebuild from the ground floor
of the Jax Air News.TEN Dick Beyer eeunte
TEARS AGO TODAY Station Sets TwoBall6olf The winners were five blows over as last year's quintet has been
losers wh trailed only 13-fi(i at the
regulation figure close
depleted entirely due to trans
Iowa Preflight defeated Pur- !
due, 13-6, and Randolph Field the kalf. CAG-17 Is without a Tourney Sunday of the day. fern '

'win im Biz!! starts !. date. Mrs. GlBgrich Iwaes
trounced SMU, 40-0, on one The Marines, according t. Capt.
Hospital blanked VC-62, 12.0, Following close on ,the heels of
The victorious team
weekend trf a,year when service received: Laverne Oltmer, Special Service

gridiron clubs reigned 'su- as Al St. John touehdowned once its larger city brother, the Sta the Sam Inner Trophy, emblematic officer, plan a 20-game schedule

preme. each half. I tion Mixed Two-Ball Golf Tour- of supremacy over the 1(.. Tentative opponents include U. of

Scoring in every quarter, the nament will be held Sunday with team' field In. this first annual Florida Frosh, Florida State u.

NAS football team blasted Miami Later in the week the Corpsmen tee-off time set for 1300. event. : Frosh" Gibbs Corp., Glynco NAAS,

NTC, 39-13, in the home blasted CAG-17 346. St. Entries for the annual Fall Cup In the championship consolation 1 Green Cove Navy, Moody AFB,

opener before 5,000 fans. John duplicated his earlier touch Tourney close Sunday at 1800. the medalist team of Comdr. '. Stetson U. and. Jacksonville! J",,-

FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY down performance >while additional Pairings will be made at that. Frank Heyer, NAS, and Miss lor College

Parrls Island defeated Jax time, with first round play beginning -I.-- .
I tallies were engineered by Frances Owen, Hyde' Park, bested
Navy 15-7: in the first game Monday.All Pedestrian (to panhandler, indignantly .
Budd, Brazil and Giard. Mrs. George Norris and E. B.
ever televised at the Cater personnel with an established ): "I don't five money

Bowl. A local TV outlet used O & R jumped to a Ifl-fi halftime handicap are eligible to Langston for the second time in to men oa the streets."

the fame U test iw equipment advantage and coasted to participate in this match play the four-week long event, T aad Panhandler: "Tou wa.aU I

an easy 25-2 win over Supply\ in tourney. .. should op tv an erf fee T.



Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 14 October, 1954mmmm

I Now You Can Get Just ''Coffee And'Does II Hope Math CoursesCourses To Start

FOR RENT sweating out the regular chow hall for your "coffee and" offlcer-ln-charge of the :Main- in high school algebra

Fuin. cff apt., 419 King St. Ph. chow line for just "that without any trouble. There'san side Mess, noticed the break- and plane geometry will

7-5543, Taylor. morning cup of coffee" seem express line-no waiting- fast crowd dwindling and the be offered by the NAS InforMation -
not worth the effort? To accommodate that serves only coffee, rolls, and Education Center
3: bdrm. furn. home, 1643 Challen tables in the base cafeterias
those who just buns and also fruits and juicesif starting Oct. 21 if there
Ave Ph. 8-4893 Miller. filled with are
personnel taking
care for a. cup of Java, a new they are on the day's menu. '' enough interested personnel.

3 rm.. furn. apt., 2713 Dellwood plan has been put into operation The idea, new to this base only "coffee and". The proposed math courses

Ave Ph. 7-5007 or 7-4115, David. at the Malnslde mess,hall. was started here last week Regular breakfasts are ,still may be taken for review pur

3 bdrm. furn. house, $75 mo. Ph. Now you can drop into the when CIIPCLK Sam Norfolk, being served as usual.: poses or, upon successfully

8-5303, after 3 p.m. passing the USAFI end-of-

2 rm. apt. 4422 Shawnee Ave. course test, participants may

Ph. 2.3226, Nichols. Bridge TourneySet 1 Circus Stunt Man apply to their local high

3 rm. furn. apt., 2811 Iroquois schools for credit. However,

Ave. Ph. 8-6937, Richardson. Next WeekAll creditation is strictly up to the
Carnival Feature
6 rm. brick house, 1130 Brier-' bridge players are ,Invited, individual school.'Twohour .

field Dr. Ph. 2.1772 or 88-8414,' to participate in the Annual classes will be

Championship At Cove held on Mondays and Thurs.
Usry.. Northeast Florida, Bridge Green ,
days beginning at 1900, and
Tournament which will
4 rm. futn. apt., 15U Haswcll St. '
Ph. -3-9542:; MacLcan.. be held October 14, 15 and 16 tat Officials of the 1954! 'Navy will "run for approximately 16

the Seminole Hotel. Carnival' at Green Cove Springs weeks. Instructors for the
3 bdrm. unfurn., $100 mo. 3247
will be
course Ensign Robert
Naval Air Station have
will be for Master
Coiby St. Ph. 8-1756, Buckner.. Competition
Arnold of VF-173, Plane tie-
Points attractive that a circus headline stunt man .
Rm.! with home. Pilv. 3103 Post plus trophies. has been contracted for a three- ometry; and Ensign Nat Turner
is session
St. Ph. 2-5718, Fuqua, Entry fee $1.75 per day appearance at the annual of VC-62, Beginning Alge.
with the scheduled for
Furn. apt., 2037 Herschell St. Ph. opener charity benefit Oct. 141516. bra. Ensign Robert Coughlin
1400 on Friday. At that time Wo, :
7-6427, Caldwell. i The thrill circus will of VF-172 wil act as substitute
men's Pair and Men's Pair will act feature
"with home. Prlv. 1338 Bclvedcre. Earl MacDonald instructor for both subjects.
Rm. play concurrently for champion 4Y Capt. who
Ph. 2-6205, Lan ships. Friday at 2000, Mixed will dive into a tank of flaming participants should register
shy :with USAFI through the I
::5 rm. fuin. apt., 2343: Myia St. Pairs will play for championship, oil and gasoline, completely surrounded & E Center
Building 955
Ph. 7.5263, Cundiss. and on Saturday at 1400 and at by sharp spears. This qr
act will be free attraction phone extension 8556, by Oct.
Furn. rm. in pvt. ,Ph 9-6842, 2000 the Open Pair championshipwill a to 21,
McCubbins. be played. Team of Four the hundreds of patrons who attend .

,the 4th annual charity affair
3 rm. furn. gar. apt., 2636 :Myia championship (two sessions) will
the Fleet" base $25 Savings,
at "Zipper
wind tournament 1300
St.' Ph. 7.8516, Cowart. up the at
and at 1900 on Sunday. I today and Friday.As (Continued from Tare 1)
Unfurn. apt., kit. equip. Ph. 87 ,
The tourney is sanctioned by HEADS PHOTO UNIT-No, in former years, an "open commands are located aboard;

1106, Guthrie. the American Contract Bridge' this gentleman is,not preparingto house" will be held at the Reserve including Naval Air Station and

1 rm. furn. guest house, 3804 League. Further information can fire a newfangled gadgetit's Fleet during' the three-day event. Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval

Valencia Rd. Ph. 2-7852, Rich be obtained by phoning P. J. a 35mm camera, completewith Florida Group and Naval- Station District, which Capt. Thach commands

mond. Remlinger, at 2-0043. range finder, telephoto lens Commanders have extended an ; Commander Fleet Air

3 rm. furn. apt., 112 E. Ashley. > on barrel mount, and flash gun Invitation to. the general publicto Jacksonville, who is Rear Adm.

Ph., 4-5676, St a men. Comdr. W. Donald Dietz not attend the charity carnival and John' Perry; Commander, Fleet
Civilian Golfers "
only has an. interest :in photography point out that the entire proceedsof '
,2 rm. furn. apt. Ph. 7.6028, Wil Air Wing Eleven, Capt.' Edwin
kinson. but appropriately the affair are donated' to local 'I S. J. Young; Naval Air Technical

Now skippers Composite Squadron and national charities.; Training Center commanded
3 rm. furn. apt. Ph. 8-1760, Bal- QualifyingCivilian by
62, the only photo recon squadron
lentine. Capt. Henry C. DeLong; Naval
golfers are remindedthat on the East Coast. During

2 bdrm. unfuin. apt., 1121 S. Me- they have until sundown 1911-44 Comdr. Diets used photography 'Info Available On Hospital Edward ,S.commanded Lowe, and Naval by Capt.Air
Duff Ave. Ph. 8-2098, Long. ''
Sunday, Oct. 17,' to register their while conducting O'Seas Conditions Reserve Training Unit, command.
2 rm. furn. apt., 3873 Herschell crash investigations and -
qualifying scores in the annual per.soul
ed by Comdr. Wilson R. Bartlett.
St. Ph. 87-1587, Cay. injury studies" for Chief awaiting overseas
station civilian golf tournament.The .
The Naval Hospital under the
transfer can get the latest in- ,
2 bdrm. furn. apt., 803 McDuff 'Naval Air Training. These
golf committee will "meet formation on living conditionsand command of Cart Lowe, affords
materials later used by the
Ave. Ph. 8-3356, Runge. were
early Monday to form the flights in various other compiled information care, not only for personnel, but

3 bdrm. unfurn. apt., $57.50 mo. and pairings. Match play will National Research Council bv__.. writing the Chief for service dependents -In.- the

5962 Blanding Blvd. Ph. 88-8006, prevail throughout. Qualifiersare its crash injury studies.y'eterans of Naval Personnel (Attn: Peea area. Figures recorded on Sept.

Anderson. to inform pro Jack Harvey of G212)), Navy Department, 30 of this year reveal a total of

Will share home'with couple, 3731 their intention of qualifying before Due Washington 25, D. C., request- 11,205 births at the Dependents I

Algonquin. Ph. 2-9606, Ware. going out on the station Ing one copy of the appropriate Hospital"since it was etstablishedon

course. pamphlet Dec. 11, 1944. This year's to-
I FOR SALE First round matches will begin Warranty tal has already reached 1,474

Monday Oct. 18 and players must with 188 ,births in the month of
5 im. CBS home, 1505 Sttmson.
Ph. 3-4481 or 2-2585, Murphy. complete their matches duringthis' New Homes September
week of the Arrangements for the luncheonwere
one regardless
S house 112 Fountain
rm. ,
weather, second round matches GI Home Builders are requiredto made through the cooperation
Rd. Ph. ext. 327, Leavins.
must be completed the second give ,veteran-purchasers a one- of Capt. Lowe and W. S.
3 bdrm. frame house, 1041 Lark qx
week and year warranty that their homes Johnson, executive vice-presi
2-6151 Stevens so on. --
St. Ph.
have been constructed in "'\lb. dent of the Chamber of Com
1951 28 ft. trailer. Lot 170, Azalea There is expected to be competition with Veter-
stantial conformity" merce.
Trailer Park. Ph. ext. 253, in at least four flights.As ans Administration approvedplans .
in the past trophies and
Watson. ,
33 ft. Liberty House Trailer. River prizes will go to the champions and specifications.The One of First .

View Trailer Park, Ellis. bf each flight, runners-up, and one-year warranty was put (Continued from Page 1)
Into effect Oct. 1, 1954, under the -
Ph. 8-3267, Bartens. the medalist. in the event of another emergency

2 bdrm. CBS home, GI Loan, low 4.0 Housing Act of 1954, which stipulates __ Fasron Nine will be his last

equity B217 Marlene Ave., that all new housing purchased duty station before he is turned

Hooks. Cox AnnexesPO with the aid of VA or bt out to pasture.He .

0 t Federal Housing Administration may never return again to

MISCELLANEOUSChief Honors guaranteed or Insured loans must serve the station he helped to

Boatswain's Mate at LCU- carry the warranty.The put into commission, but each

(This\ fo the 49th in a pettyofficerof'thewcek warranty does not'apply to year as October 15 rolls around,
desires to
RON change duty ,>, y ;
tencs at the existing homes which have been V and he and the Station celebrate
with any BMC In Jax area. Contact H&
Bolling, -518(, 0800-1645 Naval Air Technical Training occupied for more than a year. their birthdays, he will recall with

or 9-0033 ,after 1800. Center.) It applies only on new homes fond memory ,his previous tours
for which VA issues a Certificate and the of the Installation
growth -
Driving to N.: Y. within 2 weeks. Lyle Cox, AK1, an instructor
In Aviation Storekeeper School, of Reasonable Value on or to one of the largest Naval
Would like to have riders to I
share driving and expenses received his initial training in after October 1, 1954. Y--J? Air Stations on the' East Coast'
Builders or sellers of new 4 .
1454 Pearl St. Ph. 6-0126, Aviation at NAS Jax in 1948. .
housing will give each veteran-

DavenP.9rt.Ride ''wanted. from Arlington to the He_ Navy joined in p.. ,..... ... .. purchaser a warranty in a :form.A Any ProblemsContinued

:'. ; copy of the'arranty, on which r ( from Page 1)) *
NAS, Ph. 553. 1947 and then '
the veteran has acknowledged receipt level.
Ride wanted from Morse Ave; and came to Sax,
must be: forwarded by VA Interviews will be on a strictly
return daily, 08001630. 7457 After' AN (P)
the lender before VA will basis emphasis
by informal with the
Morse Ph: 416, Betty Braddock School he at: '
tended AK, (A) ii guarantee or :insure. the loan. READS .UP ON MARINES- I on getting educational problems

4 i Golden-haired Cynthia,Scott, a squared away.
to at
Ride wanted from Arlington School_ Bill Collector: "May I gee your "Toastette" 'onJld- Sullivan's After receiving his B.S. at William
NAS and return daily, 0730-( Memphis. father "
St.. Ph. 8110or H served sonny CDS TY show "Toast of the and Mary, Dr. Ingle received -
1600. 5865 Ransom e
Billy: "He's out, air:" Town," takes a rehearsal breakto an M.A. at Chicago Universityand
9-9513, Tatum. i with the )fi.IIe. Cox "
Riders wanted all or part way to ,Testing Center at Point Mugu, Bill Collector: "H y I see yourmotier2" read "Battle Cry," fast-moy did graduate work at Stan-

VP-46 at San ) lag tar by ex-Marine: Pfc. ford and Columbia. His Doctor of
Lo Angeles LT. Oct. 22, 0130.. Calif., and with
Billy "She's out air" Leon Uris. Shapely Miss Scott Philosophy degree was attainedat
Ph. ext. '740, H u.ton., Diego. After duty with Fasron : '
IUd wanted froitt OUchrlst .and Seven la Japan he served with "BUI Collector: Til come in is the daughter of MaJ. Gen. the' University of Virginia,.,

U. S. 1, 'OW-WQ Ph. 5tt, r ron 118 ,t Sn:1e Point, and wait by the fire. James Riseley, C. G. of the 3rd and he has.majored in both.Education
l fitoesr. Luna, P. I. Billy: "Thtt'i out, too." Marine division new hi lan. and Psychology.