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Jax air news
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If You Drive Like Lightning, You'll}} Crash Like Thunder


JflX. JS- _


Home of Commander Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval District; Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville; Fleet Air Wine 11; Naval Air Technical Training: Center 1


VF-13 Jets a Apply For '

Repel Attack'Enemy7 T-wr .: .. +r: IDG Examsfey

By ;. v Nov. 1

A mock enemy air attackon Limited Duty Officer examinations -

Jacksonville was repelled ___ are scheduled for
successfully last week when r\t1.r Dec. 11, 1951, but applicants

fighter jets of Fighter i qualified for this i program

Squadron 13 intercepted and must apply before the deadline -

'destroyed" the attacking date, of Nov. 1.

forces thousands of feet Only a few weeks ago the

above the peninsula of Florida Navy extended even more opportunity -
aW for chiefs first class petty

officer, limilted officers and 1
Giant Air Force B-47 atom
temporary and warrant officers",
bombcarr'in&'jet bombers assumed -
tq obtain commissioned status.
the role of foe during the
joint operation. Study of LDO and warrant status -
PROUD PAPAS-"All right, you guys, so we look like a bunch of cornballs posing for this pic by Rear Adm. E. W. Gren-
Radar gropes at Naval Auxiliary ture. But what the heck do we 'are-It' great to be a papa and see your baby for the first time".
fell board resulted in alternate
landing Field Mayport reported That's probably the feelings of these four, Navy fathers holding their babies for the first time. The I
the position of the "ene- babies were born while the fathers were deployed for five months with Patrol Squadron 16 In Ice paths of advancement now offer ,
force and Immediatelyblue land.'The squadron returned to Jaz: last week. Left to right are: Myron Harbison, AES: holding Mark, ed in 13 LDO categories, and the
my" four months old: Lt. John Morris, holds Kathy, 3J$ months; Neal Hell, AO1,''with Barbara Ann, one age limit for those eligible being
nosed F9F-8 Cougar jets month and Lt. Howard Rahm, with Harriet Ann, 5 months All four fathers are crew members of raised to :35.
left their fl\r>-nilnute alert staler the same PlY patrol bomber.
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and rllmbed to the ('ne- -
my's position.In E-4 Through E7ServiceWide Itul'crM Instruction. 1120.18A
Sheds Dignity, states that any applicant may
a matter of minutes, VF-13's
apply for a commission M LDOin
jet fighters completed the .Interception Doffs Clothes
Exams any category for which he con-
with high speed
gunnery alders himself best qualified. Se.
runs on the super-aonic Air Force' For Rescue
lectees may be appointed perma
bombers. Dignity of a Naval Officer nent Ensigns restricted to'the performance
Comdr. Landis E. Doner, com- Slated For
February was sacrificed to render assistance of duty in the line, the
manding officer of VF-13, termedthe
two foundering Supply Corps or Civil Engineer

exercise" as, "a complete suc Personnel are reminded that there are just four months boatmen in the St. Johns River Corps.
left before service-wide competitive examinations for ad- last week. Those eligible are temporary, .
of Air
VF-13, a component vancement in rating.; Comdr.. Forrest Norvel, Superintendent warrant and chief warrant offi
Task Group 201, Lt under the operational -
Examinations scheduled of Special Training -
are as cers and Regular E-7s and E-6
control of Rear Adm. follows: Pay Grade E-7, Feb. 1} A NEW SYSTKM OF multiple at NATTCenter, tossed with at least ten years of active

John Perry Commander Fleet Air E-4, Feb. 8; E-5, Feb 15, and E-6, computation will be placed in ef- dignity to the winds at the naval service, who are under the

Jacksonville. Feb. 23 fect beginning with the February BOQ Pier and shed uniform, age limit and have their com-

exams, which will double the shirt, shoes and trousers before mandlrg officer's recommendation!

Grades present credit allowed for yearsof onlookers as he and Joseph 1Applicants .

Student's Change In Hours'At service, service in pay grade, Oppenheimer, AOC, launchedthe will be named by a

and will increase the credit for commander's boat to
Telephone Center essay selection board. Last year there
Best RecordedAt each Good Conduct Medal to four the rescue. nominations
Southern Bell has announced were 1,000 submit
points instead of one point Although damaging the prop ted, of which 135: were offered
In its and
a change Saturday
TilE SYSTEM IS to of the big outboard motor,
AEA( ) School Sunday hours at the Attended designed (Please Turn to Page X, Col. 2))
give more consideration for ex Comdr. Norvel'successfully res-
Telephone Center, in the NAT-
Highest grades ever attained bya perience and performance factorsin cued the two foundered boat-
TC Navy Exchange Building.
student in Aviation Electrician'sMate advanced rating.Substantiating men whose craft had overturned -
i Hours will change effectiveOct and sunk to the gunwalesin Jesters Fly
School Class A were registered -, examinations are
? 30 as follows: Saturdaysfrom
by,John Smithwick) AEAN, 1530.2230 to 0900-1700 no longer authorized for Naval the choppy waters of the

of Smithfield, N. C., who led last and Sundays-from 1000-2230 Reserve personnel establishingtheir river. With Furys,

week's graduating; class with a ,qualifications for enlistmentin
to 09002130.
mark of 93.41. the Regular Navy. CougarsOnly
Three Lcdrs
A former medical student at Top

the University of North Carolina, leave Center Posts a small portion of the

Smithwick selected electronics for U. S. Navy's air squadrons can .

his specialty during his Naval Three Naval Reserve lieutenant boast of operating with swept-

Career.: r' 5.q commanders who!: have held high winged aircraft. But Fleet Air
1 MOther
positions at the Naval Air Tech- Jacksonville Fighter Squad.

scholastic honors at Na- nical Training Center during the ron 173 is presently operating
val Air Technical Training Cen with' two different types of
last two years, were to be released -
ter Schools last week went to "
( r6 swept-wing jet fighters.
p 4 H K
John Rodi, AKAN, Marine Pfc. 1! today to inactive duty in
Almost daily formations ofVF173's
Larry E. Drown and Marine Pfc. the Naval Reserve. F9F-6 Cougcrs and

Arthur B. :McRae.. The three are Lcdr. Robert II. FJ-3 Furys blast their way
A former Naval Reservist with
Gimbel, Training Facilities officer through Jacksonville skies on
VF-722 in Glenview, Ill:, Rodi was
; Lcdr, ftldhard Wells, Phase various training flights.
high man at Aviation Storekeeper
School. He came on' active duty officer and' J instructor at Aviation Reason for this unusual situation .

in May 1954, _after attending De- o Ground. Officers School, and is that VF-173 is in the
midst of changing over from
Paul Univers.ltyrlc. William
Lcdr. Frankovic, Division
the F9F-6 Cougars to the FJ-3
officer at Aviation Electrician'sMato :
Brown led a class of 16 School, Class A. Furys. Until the change i I.
at Aviation Ordnance School withan complete the squadron will

average of 89.25; He .is ,a ALive I continue with both planes.

of Cincinnati, Ohio. WEATHER OUTLOOK Maintenance personnel and

At Airman School, Pfc. McRae pilots alike are rapidly becoming -
Friday Partly cloudy,
compiled an average of 90.57, the cooler. '"checked out" In their

best in a class of 114. He is a SCHOLAR AND TEACHER-John Smithwick AKAN, who new.Furys.
'the attained in ,Aviation Electrician's Saturday. -,Partly cloudy ,, .
graduate.of. Boston Technical High scored highest grades ever The Jesters were the first 'in '
Mate School Class A at NATTCenter, discusses modem electrical '' '
School and I resident of Rox- slightly warmer.' the enHre.fleet to receive thjup'ersonic ..
compass equipment with Robert Gallagher (right, AEC, Gallagher I '
burn, Mass. is one of the Instructors of the 22-week course. Sunday-Fair nd warm new' j set .
I ill r I I 1'


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; Pale Two JAX AIR NEWS 21 October, 1954

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It Thursday, Got H I gQUSTSOMS
Darling How Could You I SERVICEMEN
I every rbursday tot Navy and Marine scUrlttea at Naval.. Air Lund, Joan Fontaine, Mona I FAMILIES ASK THE VETERAN,;
SUUoa. Jacksonville.. ( ria; Freeman I 1&DMiNISTRATi EVERY PAY-d,
! MAI. JaskteetiUeCapt. .
l John S. Trach ...,_. .Lt -,-, ... Commanding Officer Friday, 0 Comdr. John O. lrUtch ...k.ecuLhe uitictrn Private Hell.... :..... .Idt Luplno, I Q. Kojean GI Training allow objective. -
': ditional
et Air jMktemiUle>
Rear Adm. John Perry .. __. Commander Dorothy' Malone, Howard Duff because I am supportingmy Q. Is it possible to get & loam
Capt Klchaid U. trfen.: : ..Chid ot Start: Saturday, Oct 2S ances extra on a GI term insurance policy
Ol. are the
ntet Air l1laa iliac patents
Capt. Edwin S. J. Young...... ,.. ... ... .. ..., ..... ............ ......... .. Commander So This Is My Love Dan Durjea limited only to married A. No. A GI term In sura IKK
Comdr. Frank D -.Cblef. Start Officer amounts
Meyer Linda Dainell policy has no loan value, A u
tiara, Air Ttckiltal Tralalig veterans?
Capt. Henry C DeLongBpt. ..........-..,._... ...,.., ......T-...,...,..-Commanding Officer A. It would be poWble to permanent plan on the other
Natal HesMUComdr. XATTCENTKRTttnrtMlay hand does hate loan
&dward'2. Low. ._CommsndlBt Offleer r obtain the higher rate of (Jlallowance. aW
1. A. Newton .. D.e.Un Otfker Oct. 21 If are support- Liter H has bees !I. effect fftr
HAXTB Rltothet Romance ..... Chill Wills, you one year.
Wilson K Bartlett .. .... '. .. ...... .. .. . Commanding Officer lax your parents, and are
Comdr. C. Gray; :Strum: r,..? .,. ,.,. _, __kxecuU\e OfuccrTke Mar jot 1 Ie Main mingle. They will have 'to fill Q. I have a permanent GI in.
O ,t. M surance'pQlit'y which
Friday, <
JAX AIR NEWS U published weekly at the U. S. Hint Air SUMoy.JstktonUlle out a VA form "Statement of lapsed Wx.
Florida, and prlnUd comnaerclslly' with tpproprUUd fund Darling How Could You. John eral months ago. To reinstate
tt ne expense to the iu>trnraent and IB eer pllance with NAVKXmi P-3S. JUv.NOT. nepeadeflcy" which may be r
INt.! Orptee ere distributed trey ef chart at the N.\el Air 9tatle.. the Lund, Joan Fontaine, :Mona obtained at VA office. You understand I will have to pay all
Navel Air Technical Training Center..Ka\al Air Renews Training Unit, and the Freeman any back premiums. Will I alto
U. S. Naval llospiUl. must submit a certified o'y.or tt.
Editor-Andrew H. Plenty Saturday, Oct M1 quired to pay interest on the
'. birth
Assistant Edltor-Htlrn Harper itt 1<:l1l1nr_ Cordon Robbie. JO3.: Start, Pilvatp Hell:........ .. .. Ida Luplno, the public rerer4 of .r premiums?
ReportersJack: llolmof, nil; Cluile* Eall, JON: ; (jr ct.l.4lon UhtilbutlonChurk = i Howard or ef the cbMrih: record ef your
Paul!, AO Dorothy Malone, Duff A. TH. YOM will be
Fhe JAX AIR NIA'S: Is a rnemtr.r et the Armed Perm Press trHeo. UavUem. require
Alps Material etipearmt In this publication may wit be rterlnted without I Q. I want to study law under to pay imterett at the stipulate
the written ptrmtMloii of Armed r.rr w Fisas fi.r\I lie. Rrpublteatt.n ef ether HOSPITAL
Matter, except by.. ,-tubUcallons.. b .r.hbltsd! wltheut Dermlsslei ..tEdUor. the Korean GI Bill. Would I be rate for your type of poH."j.
JAX AIR NrW: Thur, day, M. II
editorial: fonts, lfIItMila, Mmlnlstratlen lullemc.. Phone exlfntiensSUt. Human Jungle.. Gary Met rill, I allowed' to takebar review -.4..
:21S and 8184.
Jan Sterling course after I complete my college -

Friday, 0t. 51 week? Navy Turns Over Care
L ..
I --'-' -- -- -- --- .1Let's i .
Ricochet Romance Chill Will, A. V... Oa your application, Of Prescl; n"s RR Car
.1 I Marjorie MainSaturday terry, tilt "Lawyer" ar ).*r abjective.
Keep Our Exchanges, CommissariesWe .1I Oct. 2$ Aad put do'W"th The Army ,ha* relieved the
Navy of caring for the
I Darling: How Could You John "Bachelor .f Laws degree and

Keep Repeating: Don't Abuse Lund Freeman, Joan Fontaine, MORa "Bar trabtlag Review preg-ram Court leading*" aa to jour the flent's Magellan railroad at the car personal, the Feidinand request\

of the President.

Exchange, Commissary PrivilegesWho It has been the lesponubility

of maintenance e and repair on

you are and whether or not you should be shopping In the what I is known officially as 't.sCar .

Nary Exchange is a matter of considerable Interest to your Navy No. One.. While ne offuu

Exchange!: sales clerks Do not be annoyed if you are questioned regarding reason was given for the shifting .

your right to patronize your Exchange. : ; oil the honor, it wag noted

1" a .' :1N7 fAr that the change was in line with
Why is it Important? Navy Exchanges operate with the approvalof the
present policy of having the
the Navy Department for the purpose of provldinr a convenient
Army handle ground functions,
and reliable source from which Naval personnel and their dependentscan
the Navy sea functions and Ue
purchase Items necessary for their convenience and comfort.
Air Force
ablation function,

Although all branches of the Armed Forces' have set up rigid w .

Identification card systems, a few unauthorized persons may manage to h ? .r

buy from the exchanges. Any serviceman who lends his card to an un- Hospital Chaplain Lists

authorized purchaser not only risks disciplinary action, but-more Im-

poitant-jeopardizes the entire exchange privilege. Series Of SermonsA

1.-; Asa ,rw.;; '
MOST STATES EXEMPT:: exchanges atom taxes on tobacco, beer series of sermons on 'The

and soft drink In one state this exemption amounts to a saving ot How of The Christian Life'' is

as much as eight cents on every package of cigarettes. All in all, E being delivered by Chaplain William

such exemptions save servicemen more than five million dollars each _, A. Bwets at the Protestant

)'ear. If militaiy personnel allowed unauthorized persona to use their service at the Hospital Chalet

cards and buy tax-free goods, the states would promptly withdrawthis ARMY DEMONSTRATES PLASTIC BARGE The Army puts each Sunday morning at 0911

privilege. They might even take criminal action against the its new 50-ft. self-propelled barge on exhibition. Powered by two Two topics have n
violators.All 165-hp. engines, the 15-scction craft is designed so that it can be
shipped in parts, either by air, rail or truck. The vessel weighs covered: "How To Read the
of this could easily coot a serviceman the exchange privilegeshe only 10.2' tons, but ran transport five tons of dry cargo capacity Bible" and "How To Pray." rev.en .

now enjoys. Moreover, It takes only] one violation of regulationsto draft of only 21 inches when loaded. It has a maximum cargo more are scheduled during the
capacity of II tons and can be used in shallow inland
very water
coming weeks. On Oct 24, the
make a case that could penalize all servicemen e\erywhere. Thisis overseas.
indeed food for thought for the serviceman who is tempted to "bea subject will be "How To Foi-

good guy" by lending his card to people who are not authorizedto Services SeeksHusbandWife give"; Oct. :31, "How To Be Jiw
buy from Armed Forced Exchanges. i SAFETYBox tlfied"; Nor. 7, "How To Receae

the Lord's Supper"; Nov. 14, "How
Will ARE UE ALWAYS harping about cooperation of all.hands I Score To Meet Discouragement"; Nov,

In not buying for unauthorized persons, loaning cards to outside Disabling Injuries Through 21, "How To Know God's WiIl"iNOT. ;

persons and other violations of commissary and exchange privileges? Joint BAQ PayA i Tuesday, Oct. 19 25, "How To Be Thankful',

r The point we are trying to put across U to try to get the cooperation \ This Month I and Nov. 28, "!low To Prepaie
plan to give basic For Christmas.
of all hands so that the continuation of these services is This Year IS
rot jeopardized. Complaints front various anti-exchange and anti- for quarters (BAQ) when both Days Since Last The Chapel is located In Wild

commissary organizations (very powerful too) are piling up and these spouses are in the service will Lost-Time Accident 20 A-l, next to the Out-Patient Clin

forces want to have plenty of ammunition on hand when the next probably go to Congress early in GIRGABOAM-- Ie. A Sunday School and mil'MI?

.. January.. .is conducted for children ,during
session of Congress meets in January. Theee outside forces makeIt OCT. SAFETY SLOGAN

no secret that some want exchanges reduced to candy counters Approved by all of the services, I "The Little Fire You Leave, the worship service.
and commissaries abolished altogether.IF there still remain some disputed
I May Leave You Little"Remember
points to be ironed out. Among
ALL HANDS ADHERE to the rules and violate no regulationsin these are if the entitlement I this tlogao It

buying at the commissary and ..uchanthe chances of retaining should be based on the rank of means money. [11\\ \t.. .

such, services will be greatly enhanced. Can you imagine this the male or the senior member, I I 1\0 I-
station without! an exchange or a commissary? Why give these anti- '
and if a service wife is entitledto USS Coral Sea .:"\ -'.-..
exchange people any ammunition TTom' quarters allowance when she
and service Is not is married to a non-dependent civilian CATHOLIC
exchange commissary privilege, a right. 7 Years
husband. l&&G-
Use It, but don't abuse it. i Sunday, Mws-OSOO, 0900

Until a new proposal is agreed USS CORAL SEA CVA-4S St. Edward's Chapel.
( ),
s r upon and endorsed by Congress, witk the U. S. Sixth Fleet U the Saturday-0800.

the BAQ status of two service Mediterranean, Oct 11-The USS Daily-0 30.
i member families is this Sunday-0630-Maes at Hi>.pHIi1
: First, Coral
Traffic; Violations Box ScorelStaadings Sea third and last of the
both may draw a single BAQ if class] of 45,000-ton supercarriers, ChapeL

For Reek Oft. 1-0tt. U. Total U Tickets Issued both members are living together this month celebrated its seventh MORMON

and no single quarters are Anniversary while
Command Tickets I Pd. fir I Violations Per I Accumulated steaming to- 1930 Monday NATTCChaplain's -
issued I Tickets Issued t 00 Personnel Violations available for either. Second, if ward Valencia, Spain seventh portof Office.CHRISTIAN .

both members are living together call on the "Big 43',"
NAS Jot 17 I 50.0 I .279 I 1.12 and single quarters are available operational and good will tour current of SCIENCE1900Tue.dayMalnsidt

NARTU e I 1 I .000 I 1.60Hospital for both the husband may draw duty. Chapel

a single BAQ but the wife Office .
2 I S.' I .08 I ,2&7 draws Later this month the Coral Sea on ramp.PROTESTANT
nothing. Third where the
members will team up with the Lake Champlain .
Fleet AirDetachment are living apart each will be
11 I 32.S I .397 I .314 when when the Champ arrives in OS30-All Saints' Chapel.
.. BAQ quarters are unavail- Mediterranean waters to assist in 1100-All Saints' ChapeL
11.' I .09' I ,172 able. Fourth service wile
NATTC' I a of a protecting U. S. interests in this 0918-Nsval Hospital ChapeL
non-dependent civilian
husband Important area and in fulfilling (Note: Addrasw lc a I
(Percentage si violations includes violations by can draw a single BAQ only if commitments in the North Atlantic churches be obtained by .*>!-
Wth rivlllasi and military drivers). public quarters are unavailable Treaty Organization. may
Jug the Chaplain's Office 425).




.21 October, 1954 JAX AIR NEWS page Thr*

Jax Choral Group

Roster Of Exclusive Century Club Numbers 75 "

Season .
The busy hurricane season PHS, U the newest member of of the club Include present per Opens

ha .had Its effect felt, In the the fold, notching his name on tonne! of the squadron, plus -
rolls of the famous Century roster after having parthOM who have been transfer With 'Butterfly'The '
(.It 'f'fllect F. Regulation and forma implementing ing Squadron Four (VW.(), ticipated on tracking flight into red. Jacksonville Choral Society
the home loan provisions Jacksonville's hurricane hunter Hurricane Hazel. Lt. Alfred Fowler, one of the Jacksonville' top choral group,
.for career servicemen recently approved *. In order to qualify in this' squadron' ,eight aerologists, U will open its second season with
by Congress will be readyfor Membership in this unique 'exclusive club a candidate must the oldest member of the club the presentation of Puccini' *
distribution shortly. To qualify club has Jumped to 75, with have flown .In a storm whose in point of service. He was Initiated "Madame Butterfly," Nov. 9 at
; a person/ must have been on some 35 member added dur wind intensity ia more than In the club in September the George Washington Hotel

active duty for more than" two this season Thomas White, 100 miles per hour. Membership\ ber 1950. auditorium.
years and be In need of housing The opera will be sung in English 'f
Upon application, the servicemanwill and staged with costumes ,

be issued a "Cet ICicate of i ANTARCTIC CRUISESSET and scenery Members of the Jacksonville : .t
Eligibility which may be pre- Symphony will accom
sented to a bank a* evidence oC: FOR DECEMBER pany the performance. Stars from
his being! eligible for the benefits American explorers are. again New York will share the billing
of the new act, provided' he meet being sent to the South Pole I with several local singer

FilA requirements. The Navy will dispatch the kee-l t Tickets. on Sale'
1 t breaker USS Atka to Antartica The Jacksonville Choral Sool ty

The Army has approved the in December, the preliminary stepIn was formed' last year through the
ronttruction of 500rental unit. the three-year government- merger of the Jax: Male Chorus
at Ft.luachuca,Arlr. The housing sponsored program to probe the and the Women's Civic Chorus
project' will be privatelyflnaneed.It secret of the white continent and comprises Jacksonville's out.
will be built on gov which surrounds the South Pole. standing' voices Dr. Clarence

ernment-owned land and leasedto Three U. S. bases are planned. Nice, former conductor of the
the sponsor, who will be Three men will live at a base directly ; I Ia Sun Carlos Opera! Company and
<'h advance base for Marie c !h _Company in the conductor of the

The U. S.11I begin tending Byrd Land, 35 miles inland. An choral group.Sustaining .
military equipment to Pakistanthis alternate base may be set up at memberships are

month under a mutual defense the head of Wcddcll Sea. (AFPS). now on sale and may be obtained

pact which was signed las front any member of the choral

May. The initial shipment is ex group, or by calling Kaye Markeo -
Set Rules For a
peeled to include mostly Army 4-6263. A sustaining membership (
type weapons. may be purchased for
20-Year Out $10 entitling a member to two

The last B-29 bomber Ming In _____ __n-n---- reserved-scats season ,tickets for
the! Far East will return to the For OfficersNavy RECEIVES HIGH CIVILIAN A W J\RD-rnstnttd' Navy's each I pc( i form nee dining the
IT. S. late In October to be converted Distinguished Public Service !Medal at ceremonies Monday at the 1954-55: season.
Parade Grounds, John E. (Jack) Kavanaugh of Jacksonville expresses
Into a B-n Stratojet and Marine Cape officers his thanks and appreciation following the presentation. !Singers Can Join
unit The S07tli Medium Bomb who request voluntary retirement Mr. Kavanaugh was awarded the Navy's highest civilian honor, The program for the year, In'
Wing will leave' Kttdena AB, after 20 years of service for his fine personal service rendered the Navy throughout the addition to "Madame Butteifly",
Okinawa, In three groups The will generally get their requests years. Left to rlfiht are:. Mr. Kavanaugh's 12-year old daughter: will include Handel's "Messiah"in

B-29r will be stored! at Da\lv, approved by the Secretaryof Klodie: Naval; Kavanaufih District;;, who Rear made Adm.the Heber presentation MrClean: Rear, CommandantSixth Adm. John December; Verdi's "II Tiova-

Monthau AFI1, Neb., and mem- the Navy if they fall into one Perry, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville, and Capt. John S. tore" In March; and Piemi'
ben of the wing will check out of the following categories. Thach, Commanding Officer of NAS Jax. '.:pliihlren's Crusade" in May.

in jets at Lincoln AID, Neb. ((1))' If they have twice failed' : Membership checks may be mad

, S of selection. ((2)) If they are with Hallowe'en Party Set Highest, Civilian out to the Jacksonville Choral
A selection board report 'recommending in two years of mandatory retirement Society und mailed to P. 0. Box
442 major for temporary (3)) If they have limited For Lutheran CenterLt I Award Goes To :.til, Jacksonville

promotion to lieutenant usefulness due to being over age JJg( ) (Chaplain) Paul Pie- Ticket for single seats maybe

eel l. In the Marine Corps, ha in grade, having poor health, or per Q f. the Naval Air TechnicalTraining Jack KavanaughThe purchased at Charles Wells,
bees approved by the President. if continued service Is not, due Center will be one. of Jewelers, 220 W. Adam St., and
to conditions beyond control, clear- the patrons at the Lutheran Service United States Navy has the Nice House of Music, 2651

The 3,600-ton destroyer leader, ly consistent with the interests Center Halloween Party for bestowed upon, a Jacksonville Park St Orchestra and Balcony
USS Willis A, Lee-the newest of of national security ((4)) If they Servicemen Friday October 29, seats sell for 53.00 and orchestra
citizen its highest civilian honor,
the Navy' four Hitscher-class destroyer face personal hardship where retirement beginning at 2100. and terrace are 52.50.
leaders-has been commissioned would help solve urgent The Center, situated at 22 Hogan the Navy Distinguished/ Public l Anyone desiring active singing

( at the Boston Naval problem such as serious permanent St., will hold a semi-masque Service Award. membership in the group m a y
Shipyard. The Lee has a complement .. illness of a wife or child, rade for all service
party personnel John E (Jack) Kavanaugh, contact Mrs. M. J. Thalleen Ph.
of 23 officers and 325 EM. or prevent a positive reduction In known a* the "Father of Naval 8.1R38, for further information,

financial status. Aviation In Jacksonville" receivedthe -*. ----
Officers who do not qualify award in a presentation ceremony -
Give VA-15 under the above points will also New Seasick PillA Monday morning at the

have request considered, and new pill for the seasick has parade ground.

'Old Timer'Big normally approved If they are been approved for Coast Guard Rear Admiral hither H. Mc.

clearly not contrary to the best use. It is parachloramlne hydro- Lean, Commandant, Sixth Naval
interests of the service. chloride, known commercially a*
Sendoff District, on behalf of the Secretary -
In order to provide time for Bonamine. rscoN
of the Navy, pinned the fl4C 0
ordinary relief, or, in /some cases, .
It' very seldom that a Navy: medal on Mr. Kavanaugh in
of tours, the "How was the geology lecture
completion duty
pilot spends more than three,. presence of many civic dignitaries
retirement date be later than ?
years of continuous time with may '* and toprankingNaval offi
that requested. "Fine. I wa rocked to sleep.
the same squadron. But Lt. (jg) cers.
Charles R. MacDowell can boastof THE :NAVY DISTINGUISHED

four years of continuous duty H "S A 1 f3P f a i to Public Service Award rank only'
with Attack Squadron ,15.! below the Presidential Medal for t Mnii .

Last :week, at NAS Cecil Field, Merit and the Medal of Freedom
where VA-15 is stationed, squadron A very limited number of these
personnel honored their "old, medals have ever been presented,,
timer" at an inspection with i 8 and only to outstanding citizens
gift and commendation for hi! whose personal and direct contribution -
to the Navy produced tan-
invaluable service during hi! What does America mean to
gible results in the accomplish. ;
with VA15.Presentations .
tour ? Enter the 1954: Freedom
ment of the Navy' mission.Since .
were made by]
Bain oj 1938, when he was mainly Foundation Contest. Send your
Comdr. John B. skipper :
responsible for the floating of a letter of no mote than 500 word
the squadron a few days before p1M K. a
Lt. (jg) MacDowell was scheduled tY $1,100,000 bond issue for purchase to Award Editor, Armed Forces
to be transferred. of the present site of the Naval Radio Service, 1016 N. McCaddenPlace

During his recent tour, Lt. (jg!) Air Station, and additional land Los Angeles 38, Calif. Your
under foul .,, at Mayport and other location,
MacDowell served
bs letter must bear your name, rank,
Kavanaugh has given his
different VA-15 commanding of
{s t full support to Naval interests service number and organization..
ficers. He compiled during this ;
time, more than 1500 hours fly in this area.IMMEDIATELY. It must be received before midnight ..
"ing time in the squadrons AD --- following the Nor 11, 1054. Letters received

Skyraider. _ presentation, and reading of the after that date will b.
accompanying Navy citation, Mr. considered for the next )'Mr'*
Lt. (jg) MacDowell' new duty NEW WEEKEND WARRIOR One of the newest Weekend "
Kavanaugh reviewed Naval division award, (AFP8)
will be as NavCad procurement t Warriors at the Jacksonville Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Is .
officer at NAS Alamitos, Calif. Edwin James Young Jr., who Is shewn being sworn in by his *. With him on the reviewing
S. father Capt. Edwin S. J. Young Sr, Commander Fleet Air Wing stand were Admiral McLean; Ing officer; Com dr. John D.
To arrival) Eleven. Witnessing the ceremony are Comdr Wilson R.. Bartlett, Rear Adm. John Perry, Commander Butch NAS executive officer, and
Saint Peter: (( new
(left) commanding officer of NARTU and Mrs. Young. Jimmy, Fleet Air Jacksonville; Capt. Mr Kivanaugh' twelve -year ...
"How did you get here? a student at Bolles Military Academy, enlisted In the Naval Air Reserve -
John Thach NAS command- old daughter Elodu.I .
3. ,
between 17 and IBs.
New Arrival: under the program for young men

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Ariuy, USAF Adopt

Shorter APO Address
f kv}
Washington (AFPS)-The Army
.. .
; t 't t t r.s and Air "Force have adopted a
shorter method of addressing
t SALTY HUMOR FROM APO mail.The new method, using
HER' AND THERE only three lines in an address instead

: ;z iz& ::; of four, drops the phrase-
Counsel: ''Do'you want to chal- "c/o Postmaster."
lenge any of the jury7" Army-Air Force Postal Service

J Defendant' : "Well, I think I Hq. gives the following example
could( lick that little fellow on vx r of 'the'proper way to address
this end.(, APO mail from now on:
Pvt.. Willard J. Roe, RA 32 000 000

Married life is just one untUrned Company F, 167th Infantry
i thing after another. APO 801, New York, New York

I'. "You look down-hearted, old ResponsibilitiesTold
man. What are you worried

about"My?"future.' AGO Grads

t "What makes your future seem

t *o hopeless! 1 ) t c r i 1 ( By Capt. DeLong"All

'My past. s : responsibilities of the Na-

!t .....:':'S'..' "..,a.wt vy's air arm, except flying, are
: caking a mirror is!! a good "
Capt. Henry DeLong, commanding -
A GREAT BIO FAT ign-it means jou'ie going to 174, based at NAS Cecil Field, proudly display their newly officer of the Naval Air
live at least another seven years. VF-174 Wins won Battle Efficiency "E" Award as they form a giant E. The Technical Training Center, told
\ ComAlrLant award was presented to Comdr. George Suit, skipperof the 15th graduating class of the
\ "Well, son, what did you learn VF-174, by Rear Adm. John Ferry, Commander Fleet Air Jack- Aviation Ground Officers School

j .t Sunday school today?" sonville.! last Friday in ceremonies at King:
i "We learned all about a CIOPS- T As Hall.
Navy I CommandAnnounces
: eyed bear.. Weekend Tide Table (HART 'During my three years with

I "About a what?" HIGH LOW Commander, Fleet Air Wing, Ja-
"Yes, sir, named Gladly We Best A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.. pan," he explained, "many of
learned a song about him: all Intercept Fit. 4:42: 5:03: 10:5111:11: your predecessors have served
about 'Gladly, the Cross I'd Sat. 5:32 5:50: 11:37: 11:05 Of Top, Outfits under me and their work was!
Bear Fighter Squadron 174S a Sun. 6.15: e:31 .......12:19 highly regarded."The .
unit of Fleet Air J&x' stationed Naval Air Station, Minneapolis, value of AGO School,

First Steno: "George's mustache at NAS Cecil Field, received Minn., has been named as winnerof while it may not be apparent to

makes me laugh. a Battle Efficiency "E" Blum Voted the Edward Francis Conway you. at present, will be recognized

Second Steno: "It tickled me, Award this week for being Memorial Trophy, awarded an- by yourselyes as you further your
too." the best jet intercept squadron PO Honors training to perfect an organization -
nually to the most proficient activity -
in the U. S. Atlantic Fleet capable of taking care of
When piacticing law in IU1 during fiscal year 1954. (TAM U the 50th I* a Petty- within the nationwide Na- itself in any emergency.

nois, Lincoln wrote upon a sub- The "E" Award was presentedto 0/ficcr-cf'tke-Wttk teiiet at the val Air Reserve Training. Com- Th formal Navy scho.lis j'
scription paper tossed to him in Comdr. George H. Suit, commanding Naval Air Technical Training mand. yon have receive daring your
behalf of the worn out trouser- officer of VF-174, by Center.) r Other Naval Reserve units honored Navy training win fee of definite -
seat of his opponent: "I refuse Rear Adm. John :Perry, Commander A veteran as being best in their categories aid !. adjusting yourselves

to subscribe to the end in view." fleet Air., Jacksonville a\.r. sr4 of nearly ten this year were: Surface t. Navy life"

The squadron, which frays ,kr.k<. < : jyears m the Division (-9, WiUlamsport, Pa., Captain DeLong congratulated
tie: "Where are you?" tept-wing nF- Cougar Jets, James selected to receive the James Ensign Harold Brewster of Elizabeth -
Navy s I
She: "I'm hiding." won the top Navy honor by; Forrestal Trophy as the best surface N. J., as the honor studentof
AE1 has
He: "It.I I find you 1)1) kisjou. maintaining high proficiency U &' Blum been, an,; in- ',division; Submarine Division the 28-man graduating ,//class

." primary weapons, aircraft safety in Aviation 13-7, Portland, Ore, which won Ensign Brewster has been orderedto
She: "I'm hiding in the closet." admlahtrathe organization structor the Fleet Admiral Chester W. the Naval Air Turbine TestIng -
a a and operational readiness. Electriclan's Nlmita Trophy; Construction Bat- Station at Trenton, N. J,
Warden: "We must set you to VFIU'as the third Fleet Air _.,.;,:J MateBlum Claw Won! Division (-13, Trenton, N. for duty.
work. What can you do?" Jacksonville squadron to earn a School, !! J., which copped the Vice Adm.J. Other Ensigns graduated wen:
Prisoner: "Well, give me a few ComAlrLant "E" for fiscal 1954. A, for the last two years. J. :Manning Trophy, and Elec- Randolph Cope, James Cordell,
weeks practice and I'll sign your Only four awards are presentedeach Formerly an aviation machinist t tronics Division 8-12, Paris, Tex., Donald Cotton, Leon Foley, Leonard -
checks for you." year. mate, he attended school in Norman first in this new category, setup Geer, Paul Grunder, Harry

( a During the last part of 1953, Okla, and AE ((8)) School for the first time this year. Hanson, Carrol Barrington, Harry
"I feel like I'd like to punch the Hell Razors nickname for in :Memphis in 1950. Eleven Naval Air Reserve Hauser, Gordon Jacobson, David
\ the boss in the jaw again." Blum served In Honolulu wit James LeesonRichard
VF-174 represented the U. S. squadrons were: named as 1954 Joseph,
: "Gosh, did you say again?" Navy at a national air show in VR-8 and with VR-2 at Alameda,, winners of the Noel Davis Trophy. Mugler, Kenneth Nichols, Robert
: "Yeah, I felt like doing it once Ohio. also Calif. Noble Edmund Rueff Edward
Dayton, They partici- NAS Willow Grove, Pa, runner- ,
i before today.." pated in the filming of a cine I up for the Conway Trophy, Sawtelle, Morton Shagrin, Don
rama movie while on board the Him: "I hope you'll dance will h: boasted three winners of this Shafer, James Skilling, Donald

: "What most" frequently becomes USS Lake Champlain that sam me tonight." award; NAS Los Alamitos, Calif., Berne Treidle, David Voss, Aug-
; a woman? year. Her: "Oh, ceitainly. I hope yo "
."A little .girl.. VF-174 is a member of Carrie. don't think I came here merel;y Weymouth, Mass., claimed two Franklin Woodhouse and Donald
\ Air Group One. for pleasure.. winners, and four activities had Yokatls.

.; It'll Be Rougher one> winner. The were NAS Den-
ver, NAS Lakehurst, NAS Olathe

: For AWOL Cases FJ- and NAS Seattle.CANADA 4 ,.. Shipmates For

., Years Pair
After Nov. 1 U.S. AGREE ON I ,

: After November 1, it's going Finally PartedShipmates
U. S. and Canada have an-
to be rougher than ever on '
t'\ personnel of the armed forces nounced an agreement on the for six years in the
I who decide to "go over the principle of establishing a distant waters around the world and for
., hill" for a while and then re- early warning line across the fas the last 18 months vehicle opera-

turn to duty. ..wpt. .f,' .. northern part of Northern Amer- tors for the Naval Air Technical
\ Stiffer penalties will be L' x r er ica, probably near the Arctic cir- Training Center duty officer, have

meted out as the result of an \ cle. finally been separated.
'executive order signed by Pres- Its purpose will be to provide With transfer late this month

ident Eisenhower, which is ex- t early warnings of the approachof of Paul Tate, GMSN, to the carrier -
;o. hostile aircraft. The new line Shangri-la at Bremerton,
pected will also result a '" _
sharp cut of AWOL offenders .: i ___ will be the third ring in an early Wash, his tours of duty which
I s warning network on which the carried him around the 'world with
iJL .
Advocate U. S. and Canada have been Curtis Watson, GMSN, have been
The Navy Judge .
stated that the working for sometime. (AFPS) terminated.
General ;
new provisions calling for ; r t Watson and Tate met in Oct.

heavier punishment will not !!.oo.. -- Comdr. Johnson Named 1948 at Pearl Harbor when they

,be enforced until November 1. ANNIVERSARY BABY -Jerry Daniel Itendrix: was only 14 New Exec At Cecil went aboard the cruiser USS To-
The order, numbered 10565, hours old when he received his first $25 Savings Bond, a amends sections of the U. S. the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce. Eight-pound, 5H ounce Comdr. Cecil V. Johnson has commissioned the pair served together
Jerry, the first baby born at the Jaz: Naval Hospital on the 14th assumed duty as new executive with the Harbor Patrolin
Manual Courts-Martial. anniversary of the Naval Air Station, Is the son of Chief Aviation
officer of Naval Air Station Ce- Yokosuka for 27
Among other things, it metes Metalsmlth and Mrs. Warren Hendrix.: He made his appearance at
out dishonorable discharges in exactly 12:32 A. M. Oct. 15. Hendrix: is attached to Training Facility cil Field. He reported in last months. .
than before, and at NATTCenter. Left to right are: Mrs. Hendrix and baby Hendrix week from NAS San. Diego, Returning to the States in Jan.
more cases ; Capt. Edward S. Lowe, commanding' officer of the Naval Calif., where he was attached to 1952, they put the cruiser USS
provides for longer prison Hospital; Jack Kavanaugh, chairman of the Naval Affairs Committee the Staff, Commander Air Force, Quincy in commission and then
terms at hard labor for briefer of the Chamber of Commerce; Chief Hendrix, and Congressman -
AWOL periods. Charles Bennett. Pacific. L made a Med crui e o aboard her.Page .

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1 October 1954 I JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

!iI UI; I FAW-ll.Scouting VF-172- Fasion Jax Six Squadrons VA-175. ; I. II

control. Taylor V. Wallner, HNJ, J
Good Conduct Medals and
(Personnel are: invited to ,visit will be TAD to the base :infirm 0
Awards weekto
were presented fast .
USO Servicemen's Club at 37 ary.
t w. .
: "J "D" Wooten, ADC (fourth
>V. Monroe St. The Club is open $ award); Donald Calkins, YN1 In intramural volleyball, the ".
from 0930 to 2330 dally) Banshees are holding their own
(fourth award); Frank Alton, TEl
.' Thursday, October 21 8:00: ;.r It et (fourth award), and Eugene with a total of 13 acts won' and .1

P, ,M. Open House. Wright, lUll (second award), only 8 sets lost.

Friday, October 22- ::30 P.M. Transfers include Charles Mease, Touch football is a popular spoil .

Cafe Italian, Spaghetti Supper; BM3, to the USS Tarawa (CVA- In the squadron these days and ;

8:00: P.M.: To be announced. 40)) and General Coleman, BM2, to for a good reason. Just last week I

the USS the squadron emerged victorious
Saturday, October 23 10:00: Duxbury Bay (AVP-38)) !
Lcdr. Lawrence Heron, electronics against personnel,. a strong con-
A.M. Open JloU@.e all day. 8:00:
P.M. Record Hop. i 711"I"a E officer, and Lt. Wiley Con- tender for the NAS championship..

over, assistant electronics officer, The Banshees boast an impressive -
Sunday, October 24-10:00: A.
M Z attended a two-day electronics record with their four straight
M. Dunking Round Table, free
parley in Norfolk last week. wins. During these contests they
coffee and donuts. 8:00: P.M. Movies
Wing Capt. EdwinJ. compiled 105 points against op

S. Young and his staff flew position, while being invaded for

Monday, October 25 Ping THANKS TO GCA-"Here's bow we do it", Lt. Dick Thiem explains to Quonset Point, R. I., this week 49 counters.

Pong Instructions with Frank to Lt. (Ur) James Doherty. Lt. (jg) Doherty and seven for a comprehensive administra Webster Gicwe ADI
Puskas. Skating at Skateland, reduced other Attack Squadron pilots were guided in to safe landings at tive-material inspection of VP.?.
rates.Tuesday NAS Cecil Field last week by Lt. Thiem and other members of S S received top honors in the Naval

the field's Ground Control Approach Unit. Stopping by to say i Jet Engine School at Kansas City,
October 26 Game thanks, Lt. (jg) Doherty stayed long enough to see how it was VF-172 Mo. His schooling centered around

Night. done. Lt. Them is the GCA Unit's approach controller. The eight The VF.m: Blue Bolt extend the J-46 engines, the power plants
Wednesday, October 27 VA-15 planes were the first to be guided to landings by the unit a hearty welcome to their new
of the F7U-3 Cutlass/ .
when the field was below VFR minimums
Lcdr. Paul Miller Jr.
NA'TTCenter Serenades, exec, who
Grewe, a native of Catonwllle,
And Perfect Landings, To Boot reported aboard Lcdr. Miller relieves Md., was top man in a close of
Cathedral Parish in St. Augustine o Lt. Roy P. McCloskey who
18 with a mark of 97,1.VA17i .
Invites all servicemen and I|i has been serving as acting executive S

their families to visit its rvlcemen' GCA Saves The Day For Eight officer since the transfer I IOltJ'Ui

of Lcdr Frederick C. Kldd. Priorto
Club. The club is located
of the squadron
at .the Lyceum, two and one-half: Pilots Coming In Under Overcast reporting to the Blue Bolts, their first party with Comdr.enjoyed Wil- :

blocks south of the Poet Office Lcdr. Miller served as operations lard L. Nyburg, the new skipper
:Ensign I Charles E. Reimer officer of VF-12 at Cecil Field. ,
on"St. George Street. I craft in a,,0 clear area seven miles and Mrs. Nyburg, last Saturday* I
brought his AD-8 Skyraid in The squadron extends a hearty .
Each Saturday the club is open east of Kingsley Lake until the After a dinner party, the group :
for a safe landing at NAS Cecil welcome to the following neveom-
it 1930. There is a free snack Flight Leader, Lt (jg) James J. adjourned for dancing
Field last week andeveryone ers to the squadron: Lt, William
bar and dancing from 2030. Doherty, obtained clearance from Three men left for separations
breathed a sigh of relief. E. Grimes, Lt. (Jg) Albert L.
Navy Jacksonville Approach Con- this week They are: Spencer F.
Under normal conditions his Roltsch, Lt. (jg) Robert B.
Members of the Armed Forces trol to be brought in, one at a Ferguson; AD3, Richard T. Schai-!
feat would not even have raised Woodbury, Ensign James S. Schell
i time, by Cecil Field's Ground ble, AM2, and Eldon K. Reed.
tad their families extended
are- a
an but those and Frederick E.
eyebrow, watchingthis Wesley, AMAA.
i Control Approach Unit Everett H. Bragg, SA, Robert
special rate up to Dec. 20 at the landing held their breaths A welcome back Is extended to

Cadillac Hotel, :Miami Beach. The.per.1a.l Cecil Field was closed in with ALTHOUGH CECIL'S'': GCA UnIt Ensign Warren E. Shindle whoa L. Brown, SA, and Ralph Barker,
had been in 'operation AA, are this week's ntxvcomeis.VA45 :
. rates are 'l. O per person low visibility and a 400 foot ceil returns from the Naval Hospital .
to a room. There are, free ing-and Reimer's radio was out. training status for approximatelyone after recovering from a green

movies, bingo parties, watermelon year; it did not have an ap operation. .
IT ALL BEGAN practice I Ibombinl'
parties, water shows gift proved letdown until recently and I .e Lurking somewhere among t h"Blackbird" e
mission to Pinecastle
nights, moonlight swim parties, had never guided a plane in when F*ron SLChfICklnA' 'personnel Is a poet
in Florida's Ocala
and dancing nightly. Reservationscan Impact Range the field was beloW' VFR mini- In this who left a sample of his handiwork !
past week were
National Forest When Reimer
on the duty officer's bulletin
be made.Ultrasoiic. and his seven fallowpilotsallmembers mums. Kenneth L. Rylander, ATAN, who
board recently
To further complicate matttis,
of Attack Squadron 15 has joined the squadron: from: BLACKBIRD :
Ensign Reimer's radio had
DeviceTo finally turned their Skyraiders VC-8, Patuxent River, Md,
the at Pine- Now in the forces of UncleSamA '
bombing runs James B. Tulle! AEC
toward home they found that a castle. ftom branch where; the'sea !Is'held
cold had NATTC Jax is now with fire 1
front sneaked in, closing
by man,
Photograph LT. (JG) TED O. ThompsonIteimer's ,
all the local airfields. There
section leader for the is a Squadron that cannotbe

Body DiseasesA The pilots orbited their air- night, signaled that he would Announce Winner beat, '
It's VA-45 of the Atlantic
Three Chaplains Attend guide the hapless pilot in for a Fleet.'
new ultrasonic photographing landing. He would let GCA guide Come rain or snow

device, announced by Veterans Pensacola Conference him down and Reimer would fol Of Carnival PrizeWinner Or fog so low,

Administration, may event. Three Chaplains from the Na- low close beside him. of the 1954 Pontiac Come sleet and winds so high,

ually accomplish what X-ray and val Air Technical Training Center The rest of the flight started Catalina presented Saturday No, matter what the weather be

fluroscope cannot do that is, were in Pensacola this week to landing as soon as this was arranged night at the Navy Charity Carnival !- The And "Blackbirds" always fly.

. produce well-defined pictures of attend a two-day conference Tuesday When they were all down, at the Naval Station, Green even some time

cancer and other diseases of the and Wednesday of all Chaplains Lt (jg) Thompson and Ensign I Cove On the choppy brine
was Lloyd W.
body's internal soft organs and from the Naval Air Technical Reimer started their approach. Ina nothing can be seen,
Birmingham Road
a roar and
tissues. Training Command. few minutes they were below Jacksonville. nothing

VA said if the machine achieves Attending were Lt. Robert Bar- the overcast and both made per more,
i Richards is the
son-in-law of And
this objective, medical science will Ilk, Lt. Gordon Griffin and Lt fect landings. see the "Blackbird" green.
Gladys Ebert, who is a civilian
have taken long steps forward in (Jg) Paul Pelpers. Once they were all down, the -Anonymous.i .
employee in the NAS Jax Comptroller's .
the more accurate diagnosis of Techniques of the Character happy fliers were quick to senda
Office. According to
these diseases. Guidance Program conducted at message of thanks to the GCA ReenlistmentRate
Mrs. Ebert, he was notified of
The sensitive machine was the various Training Centers and I Unit "All of us," it stated, "are
his prize by telephone on Satur
Invented by Dr. Douglass II. methods of improving them were I indebted to Cecil Field's excellent
day night.
Howry, former VA resident In discussed at the session. Ground Control Approach Unit.; DefinedBy

radiology and now an Instructor -

in radiology at the Unlierlty DOD

of Colorado Medical School.
lie has christened the device What is a reenlistment rate?
the Long the subject of some fancy
Dr. Howry said the Somascope, _Htii; ; : mathematical j juggling! re-up

in its present stage of development rates have been used to measure

: can detect masses such as the success of legislative pro-

goiters, cysts, and tumors in the q Via q0 4 L : grams, procurement drives and

body's internal organs which the appeal of military careers.

heretofore could not be visualized Now the Department of Defense

by X-ray and fluroscope.In fi under Instruction 1304.3 has de-
tl fined that most basic of all
some cases, Dr. Howry said,
the Somascope helps distinguish fw questions.A .
I 4 Jr J'i re-enlistment rate Defense
between tumors which are dan- says -

gerous or of no consequence to s ti34 1 will be based on "re-en-
the patient's health. 4 ( : listments of personnel separatedin

The Somascope combines: the Y that month or quarter who are

principles of sonar, radar and television /? eligible. to re-enlistt.

l. The instruction also states thata

F' : __ I re-enlistment rate is not the

"How's your daughter's golf?" -- total of all separations, dividedby

eked one grand dame to another. SURVIVAL SCHOOL GRADS-These six VC-62 officers know a little bit more about survival the number of reenlistments.This .

"She says she's going around in techniques now that they are back from a six-day course at Survival, Escape and Evasion School, means the Services can
less and less." Camp McCalla, N. C. Exercises the crew experienced at the North Carolina camp is similar to thoseat count as re-enlistees only the
the Reno, Nev. Survival School. Left to right are: Lt William Nowers; Ensign George Gill; First
"I don't doubt that, but I asked Lieutenant Robert Burkhart, (USAF); Lt Edward Jones; Lt. (jr) Al Sundstrum, and Lt. Keith enlisted men they sign up within
about her golf." Borer. 90 days after discharge.


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21 October 1954

rr "'} ; Mainside Net
55 Gridders ,. r,' :
TIME-OUT| ,.' )$ League Sees

With Gordon Robbie AK InLoop
Upset Light ActionThe

K you remain in the service

long enough you're bound smoke still hain't cleared'
the Malnsld intramural'volleyball -
i to hear just about everythinglike NA TIC from heap with Fasron 109 and

.. the story of the Air CVG-17 t perched securely at the

Force sergeant who lassoed a Rolling up the highest score top With unbeaten record

:whale in the Azores.Our of the last two seasons, AO Last week, CVG-17, a pre-sea-

thank to AFPS from (A) School smothered Marine son daikhoise, captured a pair

which source we lifted the following Aviation Detachment in the 4.; of wins.'The Staffers toppled Fus-

sea tale. AFPS, in turn, NATTCenter touch football ron Six ewftly. 15.1 and 15-3 then

got the information front> "The league, 55-7, last week. .L blasted Communications, 15.1, 15-

Airliner," base paper at West Meanwhile hitherto unbeaten 1 and 153.

over AFB, Massachusetts. untied AK School was held toa ___ VC-62 and Faaion 109 each

It seems that Sgt. I. W. scoreless tie and suffered a 20- sAND rained a victory by forfeit from

Plldy landed a 15-ft., J,OOO-Ib. 0 defeat on successive days to FAETU.

sperm uhafa off Praia Beach drop to third place Only other action reported last
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near Ix>je* Field In the A tore* Jerry Jack was a "jumping week was a forfeit win for .VK-44
IIE'S OVER-Johnny Culbreth of Special Services cracks
where he l I" stationed. at the expense of VP16.STANDINGS .
jack" as the Ordnancemen dumped I across the line as his team upset previously unbeaten Aviation

The sarge spotted the whale the Marines. lie scored four Storekeeper School, %0.0, in a feature NATTCenter intramural

being driven to shore by a number touchdowns, includilng one touch football game last week. Clockwise are, Ron Turnquht who CVO-17 Tram ...........W.. 6 I.0 1 Prl..IXO
50.1 opened the hole for Culbreth, John Mulish, AK 'School, Deane "IUII'II' 109'.... ......... 6 0 Kirn.KU
of sharks.
Having nothingelse
yard romp. Ramsey, AK School, and Will Gentry, Special Services coming VF-44 .. .......Of Of..5 1 :
to do at the time, Sgt. Dildy Matt Kirilith scored two and from behind. The nine-team circuit operates twice weekly at VC-62: .,.. ......... .1 1 .K3J
up Fasion 81* .. ......... 3 3 .500\
, borrowed some line from a fisherman Dwight Nelson and Paul Frakes Center gridirons.Trio Operations ......... 2 3 ..fIX)
and made lariat Communications ...... 2 3 ,400
a tallied the others. Nel Young VP-3 .. .. .. .. .. ...... 2 :Jl .400
Whipping it around his head made four conversions with Art Supply ................ 1 5 .110'1
VP-ffl ................. 0 1 .011
a la Will Rogers, he let fly catch. Dornath and Dennis Wilson completing ; VP-1S .. .. ........... .0 2FAW.11

Ing the whale by the tail which the scoring for the win 'r fr FAKTU ::: : : : : :: : :::::.0 0 12 4 :.000(100

is quite a trick. ners i\ .

Therna* the sergeant, a
AOA( ) School also scored a NATTG Badminton
whale on the end of his rope-
victory over TraFac, last year's
.* strange a situation an" a man) End
champions, with Young, Frakes Tourney Nears
would care to be in-staging
a nautical tug-o-tsar., and Wilson gelling touchdowns, j NAWS School and AE-B

Quite by nature, a band of two on passes from Kirilith. School remain undefeated in the

curious on-lookers formed a queueon The triple-threat backfield ol NATTCcnler intramural volley

the beach. When a man lassoes Spec. Serv.-lst Lt, led by Ron ball"league after the second weekof

a whale, he accumulates Fernquist's passing, defeated the Remains UndefeatedIn competition. No games were

quite a band of inquisitive folk. Storekeepers. scheduled this week.

Dildy; put a few of the spectators Chuck McCommas counted ona Finals scheduled today
to work also quite a 12-yard run, while passes of
in the NATTCenter -
and tomorrow
trick and they helped haul the 35 and 45 yards from McCommasto NAS Bowling Action badminton tourney. Both

whale onto the beach.A Teraquisl, and Ternquist to

modem Moby Dick story! Don Hampton, accounted for the They started separating wheat from the chaff in theMainside singles will be and crowned doubles in champions the- weeklong -

other. two. I intramural bowling leagues last week with favor- event.
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Now that all of the puny, otherwise ites continuing to feast on smaller outfits. Matches during the
are played
unimportant links tourneysare Hospital is sole possessor of -
STRIKES I I claiming a 4.0 shutout forfeit noon hour at .the gym, Building
out of the way, the Bient- first place in the National Leaguerace
win over toothless VC62.AMKRICAN .
wood course in town is being SPARES while VP-18 and Fasron 109, LK.AGl'K 513. .

readied for the big PressRadiogolf each unbeaten share top rungin I Team "'. I.. PM -
SPLITS \T-18 .. .... .... .; .12 0 lOOfFairon .
spectacle. the, American loop after three 109 ........... *. 8 0 1.(XX 1 AK Keglers Pace
The annual "choke" event weeks of competition. VF-41 .. ............. .12 4 ,7M! I
VA-175'! Jack Carroll led the VP.1 ,.. .......,... ;.. R 4 .661
bring together all the. local The Medics, with Don Reedy VA-175: .. .............7 !5 ..M.1Fatron 1 NATTC CircuitLarry
field in the lace for admittance Six ............ 4 4 .5K!'( )
Sam Socad of the Journalisticand to the coveted 200 Club last week, showing the way blasted Commissary FAW-tl ............... g a .:.VK'\ (] Felt's 203 gameaDd 511
.. .. .. .. )
broadcasting field. Our own 535 pins VF-171 .1 :3 .25C
tacking up an American League 40. Reedy got OnmFulr Jax .......... 4 12 .25CVC82 series 'led Aviation Electrician'sMate
Jax Air New .editor. Andy aided by a 203 single, while the ................ 0 32: ..0011Vlo..22
Planey, will\ enter high single mark of 224 in a Commissarymen in their- initial .. ....._.. .... 0 12 ..aNATIONAL 1o School, Class A, to a 4-0
match against VF-171 victory over Special Services-
led by Ed Mabry' 1.RAGCY.Tear
start were
Otherwise, Club hopefuls fared w. L. rrl First Lieutenant in the NATrI -
SHORT rUNTO!-A noonhourtreat 445. Hospital[ .............12 0 1CXX(]i
poorly, only three others findingthe Spec. :Srv. ... .........11! 1 .911 I Center intramural bowling league
are the films being shown Del Seasick FAW-11 Personnel Blanked Supply ....... ........,11 1 ..911Communication ; last week.
in the North wing of the N AS way. Noel Dumond and Gene Walters ......10 :2 .8l'
entered for the second time with Operation ... ......... 8 4 661 Aviation
[ Meanwhile Storekeeper
Educational! Center, Building 955. teamed to lead Supply, breathingon Personnel ............. 4 8 .: !
a 201. NARTU .......nn..4 I .SOommUsary : School maintained a two-gain
Sports fans should make an ef the heels of Hospital, to a 3.1 ........... 2 6 .2W:
fort to see at least one of two Supply's Noel Dumond first to conquest of Transmitters. The Photolab .......,....1 it ..0tTransmitters ?I margin to hold first place in the
enter last in with .........1 11 .0*: ten-team circuit.
great flickeis to be shown this season got a loseis Ted Hoff was high man FAETU .............. 0 18 .(XX:
week. Today at 1200, the 1952 203 while Tom Reedy of Hospl. with a 506 aeries! one pin in : Last week's results:

Army-Navy football game is on tal also picked up 203 pins. front of Dumond. MAD 4, SS-lst. Lt 0; AKA)

tap. Tomorrow at 1200, it's the TOP TEN EHAGVB Special Services\ in a. definite 4, Pers. 0; NAWS 2, AEA) 2]

1948 All-Navy football champion. Yaimak.Kara NA1VTU limit) ....... .dame.. 6 As It,i i bid for top honors in the National AEB) 4, AO-A 0; Commissary

ship contest. Durnl Hospital ....n..... R 1)Edole. (: loop conquered Personnel, 40. 4, AOB( ) 0; AOA) 4, Pera. 0?
V1MH ..............9 1 rMyeri. :
Dusting off the crystal ball; NARTU ............ 6 1't.r The winners had the best of the AEB( ) 3, Commissary 1; AKA)
I Carroll. VA173 ............ 6 111
We never give up picking (or I Knudsen VP-lft ........... 9 1/1(/ pinfall. 22491943. 4, MAD 0, and NAWS 4, AOB)
to choice : Pavlnato VF-44 ...........12 K 7 NARTU, finding strength behind 0.
trying pick) gridiron
Luman. Spee.-Serv ......10 IIBlackttock
upsets. This week Miami (Fla.) I Speo.-Serv.. .... < KWhlUock S! Dick Meyers and Al Yar- .
Hospital ... .....8 16'a
should topple once-mighty Maryland mak, with. 530 and 553, respec Jax Navy Boxer

Stanford will upend Washington tively, declsioned Photolab 3-1

while Michigan State is U. S. Servicemen To VF-171 Depute y
tripping Purdue. In other Senior circuit matches Enjoys Success
Boost ,'56 Olympics
Operations blanked FAETU
Since the next Olympic while Commissary and Communications {i ,. Around WorldThe
A sneak look at the 1954-55 .y.
Games to be held Melbourne, were battling to a 2-2 I"
Jan Naty basketball schedule Australia, in late autumn of standstill. power of twin Jets is pack
hints at a rugged season for 1' ed in the fists
of Rollins
1956, and the Pan American VF-44 showed it was to be reckoned : Ralph ,
the Fliers. Already set are home Games, scheduled for March with American League 142-pound boxer from NATTCenter

Kits with Stetson U., The Citadel 1955, in Mexico City coincide competition as the Hornets shutout who will box: in one of the
), PetiMcola Navy, Parris Island ,.
with the college year, manyU. ComFair Jax. 'Comdr. Behr ; bouts when Jax Navy faces Camp

and Ft. Jackson. S. collegiate athletes will and Tony Hvizdos paced the win- Stewart's ringmen Thursday, October
On the service football front: 1"'t. : 28
be unable to compete. ners with a pair of 498 series. at King Hall.
Army 28, Duke 14} Ft. Jackson that '" Just recently completing, a 27-
Therefore, it is expected The Devil's Diplomats of VA- .
3T, Parris Island 13; Great Lakes month tour of duty aboard the
members of the armed forces 175 spoiled the debut of VF-171, f\
32 Central Mich. 28 Hamilton carder USS
; Rollins
will comprise a larger propor defeating the Fighter Squadron .
AVE 67, Alameda NAS 20; Pitt tion of the U. S. contingent 3-1. Jack Carroll with a 224 single has "fought around the world"
21, Navy 19; Coast Guard 6, ... ,; with the Navy.
than usual. picked up 503 sticks for the
Wesleyan I 0; Ft. Belvoir 16, Quan- The Army has called the attention victors. POWER PUNCHER- The During stops in such faraway

tico 6, and Bainbridge Navy 13, of its units to thisfact American League activity was flailing fists of this boxer have places as Hong Kong, Manila and
Cherry Point 0. stood him well around the Japan, he has appeared on box-
rounded out with FA W-11 upend.
Installation commandershave is
world. He Ralph Rollins, 1 U
One of the many first-year men been instructed for the ing ComFair Jar 3-1, ana VP-3 pounder from NATTCenter,, Ing smokers in exhibitions ashore.

competing for a regular berth collection ,pf voluntary individual former Golden Gloves Cham Rollins won in 'the regional

with the FSU eleven is Ted Rod. and unit donations in support Father: "Say, it's two o'clockdo pion. A terrific puncher with Golden Gloves at Corpus Christi,

rigue of Lynn. Mass. Just out of you think you can stay allnight' both hands! Rollins will appear Tex., In 195051. The hard-punch
of the fund-raising activities
In next Thursday's ring showat
the service he was a member of ing welter weight has a driving
of the U. S. Olympic King Hall. Jax Navy will
Suitor: "I'll have_ U telephone precision attack with each hand
last year's All-Japan service Committee. (AFPS) face Camp Stewart in a 10-bout
league team. home first. card packing plenty of knbckout power..


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21 October, 1954 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven o


AFPS SPORTS Jmi II Banshees Hand Personnel

RoundupS ,.. ,y 0yLOOK Shocking 24-0 Setback

"S Forni ,,_ y

National League umpire AI Following the collegiate football season to a "T", the

BarUck, who' worked'In this Mainside intramural touch football league was featured last

season'! World Series, was aboataw&ln' week by a jarring upset when VF-44, in a last-half displayof

mate.. In the Coast I -' ". offensive power, downed Fasron 109, 25-24 on Stadium
Guard during WWII. I Field soil.However.

Hospitalman Joe Goldberg, of Fasron Six continued

the USS Rockbridge carded:, a to knock off all challengers, latest ,vy second-hall pressure.In .
other VF-22 tallied
54-hole score of 226 Banshees games,
10-over par win for the undefeated
to win top ,honors in the Amphibious b coming In the form of a 24-0 surprise a 12-0 verdict over Supply. Hospital -
and Fasron Six each gained
Force Atlantic Fleet whitewashing of defending
forfeit.wins over VP-16 and VP-
Golf Tournament 'Ft. Meade, champion Personnel.

Md., has announced a 50-game Scoring four times on long runs, 18, respectively.

basketball slate for the 19 4.M Fasron Six displayed a stout ser

veason. ''';''''..'. ">,' I tat 'defense in stifling a heralded'ersonnel
There was an Army private sitting air game. Crossing the
in 'the stands at the World ONE HAND-Ills 'workload lightened with the addition stripe for'the winners were Barry
of new electric pinsetters, Jerry Gonzalez, pin boy at the Mainside
Series for the Giants to
rooting" bowling alleys, takes It easy while "working the pits." With BO Lehan, John Wagoner while
go all the way: And why not? It more raising er lowering the crib by hand, Gonzales and other pin Elliot. Fenwick tallied twice.
was Giant Infielder >>ar3'I'Spu. boys can catch a few winks between frames. The pinsolten, Beavers Falter

currently stationed at Ft. Sill, latest thing with modern bowling lanes, are part of the vast renovating Seven clubs are gathered. like
Job carried out at the this
Okhu The Amphibious Force season bees around honey, in the loop's

Atlantic Fleet grid team suffereda first division. Heading the arrayof

great setback when its varsity Deadline Near In ContestTo runners-up is Hospital (31-1).

nignal-ealler Dill Bonar, ex-Tul&ne Next comes Fasron 109, O & R

tar, damaged his left shoulder ina and VP-3 with 4-2-0 marks.

practice scrimmage. Name Wave NARTU, champion of two years

Directing tile Ft. Lee Travel. alters ago, holds next spot ,with a 3.20rlate

ers from the quarterback slot followed by Personnel ((2- N'iSM r ,:
this season is Ted Marcblbroda Deadline for entering the "Name The Team" contest i ir; 2-0)) and VF-44 (2-2.1)). Fa Ry

who played professional football rapidly drawing near. Entries close at the 'end of the working Fasron 109 couldn't hold a 12-0 t'' ;..

with the Pittsburgh Steelers. day tomorrow at which time it's expected a nicknamewill AT SS HELM-Assuming the
halftime advantage, issuing a
Joe Tyrrell and Fat Baro**, be selected for the Jax Navy Waves' basketball squad.To post of NAS Special Services"
quartet of TD's in the final frame, officer is Ixrdr. Jar B. Mace,
buddies in high school, college the winner goes a five dollar il set for tomorrow night at 2000 last of which clinched the verdictfor Mho relieved Lcdr. Ted Crosby
and now the Army, are co-cap prize. Throw* the thinking cap 1 n an inspired 'crew of Hornets. last week. Coming from O Ie".
tains of the Engineers' grid squadat I at the NATTCenter gym. y. R, Ledr. Male is well known
Ft. Belvoir, Va. Here's a on quickly and send an entry les-Sey, a sharp city sextet, willprovide Tallying for VF-44 were Bill among station personnel.
to the Jan Air News, Sports Editor the opposition. McGinn, John Farris and Jerry
"lulu" for
sportscasters: Anthony Room 226, Ad Building, or First road. trip of the year Rooney. Farris's extra point ClosesRoundRobin
Anthony Anthoay It a tackle on Kudlich Play Day
Matt AO School -
coach ,
Navy's ,Plebe squad.TCU's will tw Nov. 5-7, with a IrianIfuUr proved the margin of victory.
senior guard Malcolm N A TI'Center.Mfllundill., westward trip for tho Beavers ringing up scores were GolfAll
., e o a e k KiirlUeli
Wallace is a cadet colonel in the Wave csgers. Gene Clifford, and Ray Dexter.
and assistant, Jack ucovtky, Fensacola's Got-
Army ROTC and corps commander They'll face Supply Sunk participants in the reeent
are maintaining a 20-tirl team. ettes Nov. 5, Keeslor AFB Waafs & steadier the
of the 'combIned Army and O R, growing as Round-Robin Golf Tournament'
ONe' or two more cuts are dee
AF units on the campus the followingnight at Biloxi, season progresses, found easy invited to turn out for tho Play
Aimy's sophomore halfback Bob for the future* however MUs., ending up with the Eglir pickings in VC-62, notching a 31- Day to be held this weekend at

Kyaftky i i. sidelined with a, broken Its not too late for newcomersto AFB Waifs, Nov. T at Egllr 6 victory( ,. Tom Walden found the station greensward.
club in its
try out with the Field. Ken Hold-
collar bone suffered In the home Golfers can participate in the
first season! of varsity competi: Jax Navy will enter City League I brook, Dick Graves and John
with South
opener Carolina. World Series Tourney. ROun. ii.
tion. Candidates should report to play, due to begin in early December Blackson tallied once each.
ODDS AND ENDS Robin directors have made plansto
the coaches Monday, Tuesday
any ,
NARTU had enough to edge by
The Cleveland Indians mayhave or Thursday evening at NATI'C.enter take care of a largo crowd.
been on the warpath duringthe gym, Building 513, at 1900.A Supply, 18-12. by With Play Day extended overa

regular season, but in the rugged game-typo scrimmage Practice Opens I Jim Thompson, Dick Reichenbach two-day period, it is hoped that
and Norm Bryant more than
World Series Into
they ran plenty everyone eligible will take part

of Diikty Rhodes Rhodes, un- For Jax Navy !, matched those of Floyd Howardand in festivities, according to professional -
questionably the hero of this Spoils FromYesferyear Jimmie Hammers. Jack Harvey.

year's classic, claims that playingin Clicking for an early 14-6 lead,
With the fall links at
the Series is like playing the Cage HopefulsWith VP-3's Huskies had too mcuh for season
its height, the station links are
Dodgers. No strain for the Rock Another in a weekly feature Operations. Romping at will, the
sports fans hardly getting tip-top shape. Greens rtiied
Hill, S. C., slugger who set 11 that brings to life perform- winners were led by Frank Kloss,
accustomed to another football from the long, arid summer have
new World Series records.A ances on the Naval Air Station Frank Finneran and Dill Ranta-
season, Jan Navy varsity basketball begun to take on a greenieh-hue.
New York Little Lea&uerthrew sports scene from dusty issues practice started Monday i n nen, each registering two TD's. o
out the ball at the first of the Jax Air News. Forfeits Recorded
preparation for the 1954-55 season Fasron Six Banshees
game of the Series Ironically TEN YEARS AGO TODAYA Homer Brinson ran over the
the first bleacher seat ticket in opener a month away. Post Kegling Wins
k R and Dispensary shared last score, insuring victory. Duds
the opening game of the Series the National League load Personnel from fleet activities,.I
s ley and Penley were able to Fasron Six, behind the steadyarm
was sold to a Dodger fan. Boathouse Seaman Guard NATTCenter and Mainside unit
score for the losers. i of Jim Manno, handed McPherson .
UP reports that 15,937,282 fans and VF-4 occupied the top are eligible to compete for i Second win of the week was Drugs its first match

turned out to watch major league spot) in American League competition berth with the Fliers. Jax Navy 19-8 loss of the season by taking a
garnered by NARTU, a con-
baseball the Sixth Naval Distract
this Wonder defending
year. after second week of
quest of docile VC-62. Down 6-0 2-1 triumph in a Men's C It yBowling
:many hot dogs they consumed? play in Station touch football ,crown. League encounter.
at the halfway mark, VC-62, on
Will Ted Williams return to loops. Workouts are being held a run by Ray Bloebaum, scored Manno's 560 score was the Wg

l baseball next year? The Thumpeisays FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY dally at HOO at.the. Mainside the evener early in the second noise for the Banshees. Jim Du-

no; the Red Sox front office The Cherry Point Marines, gym, Building S, under the half. gait blasted 669 pins for the loss!

says maybe; and the tint on the strength of a fumble tutelage of coach Frank Mc- ers.

say watt until next 1"rl! and blocked kick, sank Jan Caffrey, entering his fifth year Joe Thompson and Dick Reich- Patron Six holds fifth place ",

I Nary, 14-0. Ace Jax Navy, sig at the helm of a Flier five. enbach shook loose for a pair of while the Druggists fell into a
The first parachute Jump to TD's, pulling victory out of the
nal-caller 'Bama Hutchinson
Coach McCaffrey announcedthat I first-place deadlock with Florida
safety was made in 1808 by a was injured early in the fracas. rule Thursday nigh t hat. Strong in the first stanza, Weathermakers-
as a ,
Polish ballonist named Kupsr- Ken Pendergras, N ART U, will be home night for Jax Navy, the losers' line wilted under head .

ento. captured Class B honors in Many outstanding service fans will be treated to a Grade-

The Army M-44 self-propoUed the Capitol City Gun Club collegiate squads will perform on I A basketball menu. The home NAS Grid LoopIn

155-mm howitzer is capable oi f Skeet Shoot at Columbia, South the Maiiuide boards this year. opener it set for Friday, Nov. 26, Sixth WeekAn

30 mph speed on a highway. ( Carolina. As usual, station hardwoodduo. l with Stetson University..
eight-game schedule features -

, I I Station Golf Course Crowded With Fall Cop, Two-Ball Tourneys I- the touch sixth play football in week the league NAS of competition.,Intramural entering*

Mastering' the station golf Lug a lower gross score than the ,AU personnel with an established Four games close out this week's)

the second place winners, Mrs. Blitz In the runner-up position wasa handicap ire eligible to participate action.
course with apparent affinity,
and Dr. Bernard were accorded tandem composed of Mrs. Monty in this event. For fur ThvrUtr, O t": 11
-team of ,Mrs. Herman Gingrich low net honors, giving Mrs. Rents Bower and Dr. Blackmon, tied ther information, contact Jack OAR >s. VIM. Stadium.

and Casey Maze registered "an 82 and Comdr. He-yor, 1-down, second with Mrs. Frank Heyer and Larry Harvey at., extension 8157. VC-62 vs. Shipnly' ,, Muslin.1'r1 Ott. U.

for low gross honors in the annual place low ,gross prize.In Smith. Competition, foremen and wornon NAI\TU\1'-<< va VI.VF-z2 Personnel, Sta4 IUJJI, Mustln.,

Two-Ball Tourney Sunday. the second night, low net The annual Fall Cup Tourney, will bo held on a match play M. d.7. Oct sa -
VP-3 \.. r Stadium.
Second place went to the favored was registered by the dale of a hlhrot on the fall golfing basis, with one match scheduledper : TUNa nppiy. Oct. N

team of Mrs. James Rents Mrs. Bill BaMctt and Ed Blita. calendar at NAS, ,has been post week Personnel.. VC-62, Stadium.,
Hospital VF-33.: M tin.
and Frank Heyer, who authored TIle winners earded '4-8S-71. poned.) First round play will commence Players will be bracketed according W..*....*,.. Ort. 17

an 84.Low. Low,gross was claimed by Mrs. Monday. to handicaps, with as VF-44 Operations vs VP-1S.vs. OAR Musttn., stadium.

net honors went to Mrs. Joyce Naff and Red Westmore Entry lilt will positively. doN many flights as the entries nec CVO-17 vs.ThiroUr VP-1 ,, Ott.Stadium.IS

Blitz and Dr. Ralph Bernard with land, who finished with 84, a at sundown Sunday!; s4 which essitate. A fee of ;1 will go towards VC03 vs. Fan-on Six Mustls.F .

83-11 i* for 71',. Despite rword- stroke up on the second place tIMe pairing will be made. prizes. Personnel vs.l d Fatron.'. Oct.; 109 M, Miutfn.

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.. Eight JAX AIR NEWS 21 October, 1954

Critical Regular HOT AIR

: Rates. Open To
FOR KENT ..,"i

3 or 2 rms. 1338 Belvedere Ph. Enlisted ReservesRegular

2-6205, Lane.

Furn. br. 3203 Lake Shore, Blvd ] ranks for
1 ti Wt r open
Ph. 2-2771, Nelson. some enlisted Naval Reservists -
2 rm. lower furn. apt. 2037 Myra. who hold "critical" rat-

Ph. 7. 263, Cundiss. ings.

S bdim. unfurn. house. $100. 1521 ,.,:,1fi1JSJi These reservists can now enlistor

River Oaks Rd. Ph. 9-4168' ; reenlist in the Regular Navy

Brown 4 < n the same pay grade, providing
1 bdrm. fuin. apt. 718 Klngeley they have the approval of their

Ave. Ph. 2-4973, Qulglcy. J !fit S SI commanding officer and the

Furn. apt. 2604 Post. Ph. 7-7295,. } Chief of (faval Personnel
Bray ; r b tr k *
3 : fuin. 2811 Ira "As you can see it solves all our
rm. apt., pvt.
"Critical" rate .are defined by landing problems!"
quols. Ph. 8-6937, Richardson. the Navy as those in, which the

3 rm. furn. apt. 112 E. Ashley number of personnel l.on board, onscx"vicewide'
Pli. (4-5676 Stradtman.
44 basis, is so far shortof
inn. unfurn. apt. Ph. 2-9005, '
y.o requirements that normal ad-

Wood 1. : :J&f1'iAf.: j:5. 'ffi , .. vancement in rating can't supply First Round
2' bd'n. furn. house, $00, Rt. 4, the'
BENNY SUG ARD-Comdr.. Ira ,Curtis, Public Works officer ; necessary quota.
112-8-8244 Sad-
Box 418-E. Ph.
; presents a beneficial suggestion check to Wilbur C. Irish, mechanic The following rates (and re- Play In TourneyPairings
ler. at, the Refueling Shop. Irish devised' a throw-out control'' lated emergency service rates )are
1 bdrm. furn. apt. 8524 Mateia. lever for the JP-3 refueling tank trucks. It marks' the second listed 'as "critical": QM2 and have been announcedfor

' Ph. 112-8-8244, Sadler. beneficial suggestion award for Irish;. QM3; CT1, CT2 and CT3; MMl, the annual civilian golf championship -

3 rm. furn. apt., Riverside 1218 MM2 and MM3'MRC; and MR1; tournament, with first

Challen. Ph. 2-0291, Hanks. PW Mech Lightweight Coat BT1, BT2 and, BT3; SV3;. CE3; round play getting ,underway this
3 rm. furn. apt., $45. 3008 Park Shop week.
C3 BU3
Due For OfficersA : ; ; SW3; and UT3;
St. Ph.: 2-4232, ,MacDavid. and all grades of'RD SO FT Participants have through
lightweight blue pay ,
2 rm. furn. apt. 2037 HerschcllPh. Collects 2 Checks new for officers has been overcoat a1,>- MN, ET, 'TE, RM, EM, .IC and Tuesday, Oct. 26 to play their
7-6427, CaldwelL FP first round matches. 'All matchesnot

8 rm. turn. apt., upper, $50. 2363 For His Ideas pl'oved'by Board. the Navy's Uniform* 1 played within this period will

Myra. Ph. 7-4738, George. be, forfeited.
Enlistment reenlistment in
Made of 15 to 22-ouncemate-, or
:3; rm. ,furn. apt., Murray 11111 The Inventive efforts of Wil- the Regular Navy in the Twenty-five golfers have qualified
rial, the new overcoat will even- pay
Section. Ph; 8-1760, Ballentine, ber C. Irish, a shop\'mechanic em- tually replace' the 'old heavy grade held will, be accepted for } for the event, with'participation -
1 bdrm. furn. apt., $65. 3804 Boone ployed at the Refueling Shop at in divided into four flights, including
personnel serving the above
blue overcoat, and will be
optional -
Park Ave Ph. 2-1208, Richard I he Naval Air Station, have twice the championship bracket -
as replacement for the ratings, simply by forwarding
son. received recognition in the ,form Rod Pinney, defending title-
I present raincoat. It will cost application via COs to Chief of
8 rm. furn. apt., $50. 2105 LakeShore I of beneficial suggestion awards. Naval Personnel Attn holder, was medalist with a 76,
$55 to $72, and will have a ( :
Blvd. Ph. 2.1592 or 2- Only last week a ''check for replaceable inner lining. 223)). An emergency service rate followed by Red Everett with a

6539, Smith. E20 was presented to Irish by The board also ruled that Is considered to be related to a 79.

3 rm. gar. apt., $75. 2601 Park. I Comdr. Ira Curtis, Public Works warrant officers have until No general service rate if it is in Championship flight matches:

Ph. 8-2770, Houston. officer, for his design of a pump vember 1, 1955, to get new the same pay grade and its ab- Rod Pinney vs. Ray Kennedy;
FOR SALE throw-out control lever now usedon brcvation is formed i Jim Vearil vs. Herb Pinney; Red
gold sleeve lace, shoulder ba..rsandmetal by adding a
2 bdim. CBS home, GI Loan, low all of the JP-3 refueling trucksof rank Insignia,'which third letter to the GSR. As an Everett vs. Jack Sharpe; Charles!
5217 Marlene Avenue, the shop's fleet. I the service Boucher vs. Dick Cleveland.
equity. were changed as a result of the emergency
Hooks. Previously, Irish was awarded new ,warrant officer law effec- rates related to QM2 are QMQ2 First flight matches:

2 bdrm.. bung., $9,600, terms. 3655 $11 for suggesting a safety grill tive November 1 of this year. and QMS2. Bill Gouchnour vs. AndyPla-

Riverside. Ph. 8-6601, Mont on tractors lined to push gauf This new policy replaces the ney; Charlie Fields, bye; Jack

gomery. trucks. service-wide exams for substan- Flew, bye; Walker Crevasse, bye.

8 bdrm. house. 4419 Wabash Ph. Proof again that, mechanical tiating purposes for reservistswho Second flight:

88-7013, _Boettger. ability, ingenuity and a little time SAFETY ZONE wished to enlist in the Reg- Leonard Eubanks vs. Bill Harris -

House trailer, 23-ft. Azalea Trailer and effort can produce extra In- ulas at the same, rating. For details ; Nick Pulignano, bye; Frank

Pk., Lot 135. Morgan.MISCELLANEOUS. come, and give the Navy Depart- TO MAKE SURE of! the new policy, see Bu- McCaffrey vs. Bob Bolin; George

ment a big boost in operating YtfU'LL GO FAR Pers 11304A.Regular. Gemming, bye
more efficiently. Ia DIM VOUS LIGHTS .
Will trade with any ADC who Third flight:
desires duty in Pensacola area, WHEN MEETING A C/VR/ Officers W. II. Hatchings vs. Glenn

Saufley Field. Ph. Jax, 3.0509, Apply ForContinued Volp; Joe Perritt, bye; Jake

:Moone, ADC, Malnt. Div., NAAS Smith vs. Al Quagliano; Ralph
Can Retire Now
Saufley. ( from Pare 1)) f Mf7 Johnson, bye.
Want 2 for car pool from Mandarin. LDO rank. .
Ph. 112-9-5172, Fouts. Rt. Temporary officers holding rank After 20-30 YearsThe MDB Payments Due
constable "Pardon
Country : me,
8, Box 351E. higher than Ensign will follow the Secretary, of the is Mutual Death Benefit
Navy Society
1775 miss, but swimming is not allowed -
Will baby sit day or eve.
same that of enlisted
pattern as
in this lake." accepting' requests for voluntary policy holders are reminded that
Hamilton. Ph. 8-4956 Addle.
personnel, and will be permanently retirement from permanently commissioned assessment No. 39 is payable by
Want ride between Arlington and appointed in the grade of Ensign City Cutie: "Why didn't you officers and warrant I October 29.
NAS, 0730.1600 daily. Ph. Ext. tell me before I undressed 7"I I
and not in the grade cur officers of the Regular Navy up-
8110, 5865 Ransom. Tatum. rently held. The age limit for Constables: "Well, there ain't no on completion of 20 or 30 years'of
Need ride between" NAS Hosp. this group is 38. law against undressmVNATIONAL active duty. I
and Murray Hill Sect., 0800-
Those officers with more than ;
1630 shift.. Ph. Hosp, ext. 50,
a 30 years' service will normally
924 Wolf. Flanders.
have their requests approved by
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SecNav. Requests from officers a
Phyllis St. Ph. 7-4788 or 7.8223,
Dodd. s5a with 20 ,years' .service will be I 3Y
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considered on a basis of the over- 1.
1 all needs of, the service and mer-
Chaplains Bring Out its of the individual case.
; i
Book On Character Requests, should be ,addressedto
the Secretary of the
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1 and forwarded via chain of com
booklet "The Character Education t '
mand and. the Chief of Naval Personnel -
Program" has been published : They should' be,'submitted
the Chaplains.. The '' t r' .w
by Navy ;F: :' 4t6 I at least three months in advance.
booklet outlines in detail the
: : Vj of the desired date of retirement.
Navy's moral and spiritual program p .. _ Details are contained in SecNav

for its personnel. I :, Inst., 1801.1: and 'BuPers Inst.

The program, which is'not designed r r 1801.2. r
: as "a moral blueprint fora 9 ka

moral Utopia," is concerned"with An old.lady was seen in church

helping to guide a person bowing her head whenever the

through experience to developself name of, Satan was mentioned.One .

control ,through a disciplined day the minister. asked her, *'

will. -,--_ .' .' ._.,,' _. .,....,.,).....W'Y''W'''': .,.,,_ the reason,

"It'is the task of our program," NAVY WIVES OFFICERS-Newly elected officers ")Vell' ," she replied,' '"politenesscosts -. ...--

Rear Adm. E. B. Harp, Chief of of the Navy Wives of America, who concluded their annual nothing, and you never can MARIAN PITCHES IN-If
Chaplains, says in the booklet, convention Jacksonville last Saturday, fathered for confab before tour'i there's been a recent rush to
'to support and cultivate departure. Seated (left to,right) are, Zola Sportelll, Washing take up bricklaying as a hobby
previous worthwhile influences ton, D. C., secretary; Mary Paoloxtl, Whittier, Calif., reelected national "Who was that.lady ,I lately, dancer Marian Caroon
,I president; Betty Smith, Norfolk, V*., parliamentarian and saw you may provide a clue. She pitchedIn
giving to moral and spiritual Iris Wells! Cuyahora: Falls, Ohio, vice-president. Standing. (left with at that sidewalk cafe last- on some new construction ata
i growth a continuity and, making: to right) Waneta QUara, Long Beach, Calif southwest, refionaL n1rht hotel In Las Vegas, where she
,i fine civilian-learned character :vlee-presldent; ,Juanlta Booker, Akron, ,ohio, central regional ,Unhoused husband:; "That was' is an entertainer. Marian's attire -
l attitudes relevant to the military vice-president; Dorothy Born, Edf ewater, Md.'northeast regional no sidewalk cafe, that WM' our is designed to add even
Nco-president and Mary Smith, Kef West, FU., sontlieftftt regional furniture" greater interest to Mother hob-
situation.. Tlct-vresldent. 1 y-sidewalk lIuptrlateadlnf.Page .