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

Parade In Jacksonville .

*' .! Navy Marine Units In

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} :ti Veterans' Day CeremoniesNavy

i .. and Marine personnel from activities in this area
will participate) in the observance of the nation's first Vet

erans' Day, Thursday, November 11.

Aimlstlce Day, Veteran -
Formerly Capt. John S. Thach NAS com-
I *' Day wan proclaimed by Act mantling officer, will he reviewing
r w of Congress on June 14, 1954 to
officer of the parade.
a pay tribute to veterans of all wars
a Rear Adm. John Perry will be
Following the ]2f.
pjr.Mlr; a
5' ) : guest speaker" at the Veterans'Day
luncheon at the Mayflower IIMel
celebration In Orlando, Fla.,
has been arranged the Veter
sponsored by) the Council of Central by
Florida War Veterans. Admiral ans' Day Observance Committee
Captain Thach will "Th
speak on
Perry will review the mornIng -
American Veteran -- Ills Prestigeand
parade and deliver the principal

address from the speakers' __, His'u< _Obligation_ __ .- __ _.. .,

----.. _. -- -Y,-......'... 4 n ....,-- platform in the Town Square at
1100. Set House
-- -- -, EYE WORLD CROWN-Upon the shoulders of these five Jacksonville Open
Navy skeetmen rests the United States hopes for a world'
STATION OBSERVES skeet title. The Jacksonville Navy crew, which departs Saturday, lire In JwkMiiivllta, the celebration Aboard Midway ,
S. in the International Shooting will begin at 1030 witha
will carry the banners of the U. The general public will begiven
HOLIDAY THURSDAY Union's World Tournament at Caracas, Venezuela beginning Nov. gigantic parade through the
15. Left to right are team members CIIGUN Francis Smith, of downtown district The largest ; on opportunity hlll'adAY
Tomorrow, November 11, (is AO School: Titus Harris. AT3, .f VP-3; Joe Ilayman AEI, of AT to visit aboard one of the
Veterans' Day, and will be ob School; Bill Arthur, AOC, .f AO School and Ken Pendergras, of military contingent ever assembled Nuvy's glnnt carriers the USS
since the end of World WarII
served as a legal holiday at NARTU. Midway which arrives at May-
for of this kind
NAS Jax. All civilian and port today.
will be featured, according to Na
military personnel will have U. S. house hours aboard
Skeetmen To Carry than L. Malllson, Grand MarKhal Open !
the day off, with the exception of the parade.Marching the big ship will be held' between
of duty and maintenance cUOM. -
the hours of 14ftfl and
units will include

Colors World platoons of Marines from the 1700.It .
Friday U a regular working In TourneyThe Marine Aviation Detachment at niAikH the third trip to

Jax for the
day. the Naval Air Technical Training : Midway. Ptcvioiis

Jax Navy Five-Man Skeet Team, tabbed amnng the 1 Center, one platoon of Bluejackets trips here were in Oct. 1W3

favorites at the International Shooting Union's World's from the Naval Air Station, and Dec 1953.'Reapers',

NAS Jax Named Championship of Skeet Shooting; to l he held in Caracas, Ven- the Navy Band two platoons from

ezuela, Nov. 15-20, will depart for the scene of conflict Nov. I Naval Station Green Cove Spiingn

'Pilot Plant' For 13The and one platoon CI"OIlNAH Cecil Set.

skeetmen. chosen to represent Field
of AO School, NATTCenter; Ken S C .
Accounting Test the United Stales In the five- AEC NARTU, Joe
A float depicting "The Weekend -
event at the Venezuelan
man team AEI AE School NATT- New RecordsIn
Hayman, ,
The Naval Air Station hu been capital, embark by air from Center, and Titus Harris, ATX, of Citizen Warrior," will be.and provided the Weekend by the

tentatively named a "pilot plant"in NAS sometime Saturday. VP-3.
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit.
DESPITE TilE strongest field -.. .'-
the of cot
testing a new accounting Also represented will be the

system devised ,by the yet to oppose Jax Navy, the Fliers WEATHER OUTLOOK Naval Reserve Training Center, GunneryFighter
to hold their own. It
expect <
Bureau of Yard and Dock to Thursday-Clear, warmer. the Air Force Reserves, the Army

achieve more efficient management would come aa no surprise to many Friday-Partly cloudy, little Reserves, the Coat Guard, the Squadron 101 establish
locals'carried the
quarter .if change in temperature, Florida Military District and the ed several new records last week

and technical responsibility Star and Stripe to the top Saturday-Partly cloudy, cool Jacksonville Post! of the Florida when they became the first Fleet

in the maintenance and operationof Among entries facing Jax Navy er. National Guard with both motorized Air Jacksonville squadron t.

the Public Work( Department will be a Russian team, an un- Sunday-Clear, cooler. and marching units participate in a U.S. Atlantic
known quantity in clay-pigeon circles -
throughout the Navy. Fleet i aerial gunnery competitive
and a.strong Venezuelan exercise under the new rules.

Scheduled to go Into effect here squad, host team. i, The new joint AirLant AirPac
Jan I, 1955, it follows the Initial unbeaten seasonin i
Compiling an rules went into effect on the

introduction in the Norfolk area, skeet competition, Jax Navy I first day of fiscal J 1935. Althoughmost
known as a "pilot Installation"
copped" the Florida and Georgia of the rule changes are classified
It U also slated for tryout in
The '''
State Open crowns. clay it is known that fewer"passes"
Charleston S. C. bird artists then snared South- ti e on the banner are permitted

OPERATION OF THE /systemwas eastern Open honors before tak ,

explained last week to 30 ing the National Flve-Man crown
man to win a Navy
representatives of Naval establishments at Waterford Mich., recently "E" award under these more '

convening- here, from I.V THE FOUR tournament, .+ i stringent rules was Ens. Frank

Sanford; Glynco Ga.; Green Cove the Fliers cracked 2,950; out of Hill, who qualified for an "Jo "
Springs! ; Cecil Field and NAS
3.000 birds. Caught 495 out of at both 15,000 feet and 25.00

Jax in a conference headed by 500 in the Floiida and Georgia '?eet, Lt. Leroy Skelly, Lcdr. Robert } .
Capt. Eugene J, Peltier, Assistant
Opens, hit 738x750 in the Southeastern M. Telfair and Ens. Donald
Chief for Maintenance and
and notched 1,224x1/250 Gregory- also won "EV at both
Material, of the Bureau, and
in the Nationals. altitudes. Capt. Robert M Denny,
Comdr. Peter Corratl Public
Members of the Jax Navy squad USAF and !..t.(jg), Richard C
Work Officer of the Sixth Naval
District. hail from the various commands Winkler won "EV at the 25,000

aboard the station. Comprisingthe foot altitude. --
TIIK PROGRAM IS planned to
squad are: CHOUN Francis\ LT. SKELLY-famoui his
foster firmer and desir-
Smith and Bill Arthur, AOC, both accuracy in all types of aerial Gni.
able maintenance- system, by

which many supervisors will be _' y" c ,' _" : y,' e !'! nance-took the top squadron
honors by punching home 109 hit
relieved of clerical! functions theyare Weekend Tide Table
CHALK UP GUNNERY RECORDS Riding high on the via.blliier at 15,000 feet. .
now performing, and allow HIGH LOW and sitting atop the tutelage of a Fighter Squadron lOt
them to concentrate upon their A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. Banshee jet are these sic "E" winners On the stabiliier are So intensive was the "Grim

individual technical responsibili double "E" winners (left to right) Lcdr. Robert Telfair, Ensign Reaper's" practice and roinpeii*
Fri. 8.54 2:18 3:05
ties. It is expected thus to pro : 9:17: : : Frank Hill, Ensign Donald Gregory and high scorer Lt. Leroy Skel- tion, the squadron totaled an
Sat 0:4: 10:12: 3:09: 3:50: (standing). "Grim Reapers" on the fuselage are LMJg( ) Richard
; amazing 610 hours of flying tine
mote the best' quality of work Sun 10IJ: 11:10 4:05: 4:58: I\1' (left) and Capt. Richard Denny, USAF, who wen their
manship. I .' at !!5..** feei. during a 15-day period.Remember .


Page Two JAX AIR 10 November, 1954

ROLLIN YJ1&f-Don't Let This Happen To You

Jo RBi1W3Publlahed Better Car WinterizeVour Before

every Thursday tor K avy aid Marine activities at Nana .Air
Station. jMkionvilfe. Fla. That Trip NorthGoing
NAB, J kM.rlB* --
Capt. John S. Thach -- --- .. Commanding Officer MARYLANQ
I'omdr. John M. My era .-. ... ............................................_M_...Executive Officer North? e
Fleet Alt J.CklBf> 111. Winterize your car before you VIRGINIA
Rear Adm. John Perry Commander
Capt. Richard O. Greene m_ ..Chief of Stall leave. The malnslde service station -

Fleet Air {'tag CI... will clean your radiator
Capt. Edwin: S. J.: Young...... .. ........ .. ........Commander
Comdr. Frank D. Heyer _Chief Staff Officer check your heater, thermostat,

Tttkaletl' 'Trftlaiif C)* transmission, differential, and
Capt. Henry C. DeLonn;esi Air Commanding Officer
will add antifreeze to test for
Varal Ueepital
Capt. Edward S. Lows _Commanding Officer protection against freezing at the
Capt. L. At Newton Executive Officer
NABTO temperature'you name.

Capt. Wilson Jl. Bartlett ......._N... ..... _....._._..Commanding Officer Steps have been taken to speedup
I'omdr. Laurence F. Steffenhogen: ....................___.:_. .. ._._..._.Executive Officer
the pump Island service and

Tttt JAX AIR NEWS U ;weekly at he U. 8. Naval Air Station quick oil changes are now in effect -
Jaekionvllle. Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated funds -
expense to the compliance with NAVEXOS tfn: Its,. An additional lubricatingrack -
'o.o IMt. Copies : : rcsarr"o of charge at the Naval Air s UM -
Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, and the and a special service section -
U. S. Naval Hospital. hall been, set up whereby
Editor-Andrew II. Planey ::: '
Assistant F.dltor-lIrlt'n Editor_Gordon Robbie<<, 303; Staff minor adjustments can be made ./ '
prt..ra-Jark Holmes. i'Hlj; Charles Earl. JOSN; Clrculo.Uon-lJlstrlbuUon- When your car I* on the rack, __, /eY'fulcl1er /
Chuck Paul A03.the
JAX AIR NEWS la a member ot the Armed Forces freii Serylor attendants will check all trou-
AFPS material In this not be reprinted without
appearing may
the written permission of Armed Forces Press Service. Republication of other ble spots, such M rusted muffler is me! What a dope I am for not getting my car winterized -
matter, except by soviet oubllcatlons.\ ls prohibited; without permission of and exhaust": faulty wiring at the Navy Exchange service station before I left NAS

Editor.: Editorial JAX AIR offices NEWS.located Main Administration Building. Phone exttnsloni tranMnUsIon, differential and Jar. I'll know better next time."

8346 216 and 8164.VF34. the like. -

A standard form will be furnished No Finer Prouder Unit

Pilot's Trans-Continental with each servicing advisingof ,
defects which are commonly

_. Hop. Seen As Endurance Record this called extra danger service signs.Is provided Even .though, the Than The Marine CorpsNo

Ensign Duane L. Varner, of patron is advised that the Navy

Fighter Squadron 34, may be the Exchange is not authorized to furnish military unit exists today
> many items such as mufflers, IT WAS ON Tins DAY In 1775!
unofficial holder of a transcontinental with a finer and prouder recordof
nor Item of that the Continental
any greater Congim
endurance record, after a monetary combat and readiness than the
value. passed an act organizing the
flight from Los Alamitos, Calif., United I States Marine Corps,
to Naval Air Station Cecil Field, >ya;f Attendants at the service station which marks the 179th. anniver- Marines as a regular branch of

If his contentions are upheld by are anxious to give good service sary of its founding today. our country's service.
suggestions and criticisms The Marine Corps first came
national authorities.The birth-
The occasion of the Corps
24-year old pilot, just one from patrons are requested by the day will not pass here without to prominence in the war with
the Barbary Corsairs in the
Exchange Officer. ea'Iv1800's.
out of flight training, was
year Jacksonville Marines paying tribute -
routine weekend familiarization when ,a party of Marine
on a Three separate balls are be-
Coast Comdr. Forrer New under Lt. Presley O'Bannon rais-
hop to the West city Ing staged here In observance of
ed the American colors o v e i
in a F2H Banshee. When he r Skipper Of VA-105 the anniversary. One dance for
foreign soil for the first time
to Jax ac
Carted his return flight ,
1,200 Enlisted Leathernecks is set
Comdr Samuel Forrer has relieved Marine cannon fire subdued tinfoil
Oct. 31 he had no plans r + Rt
r for Mainslde at 1900 one
gym ;
to make a non-stop hop, nor did Lcdr. Roy Reeves as commanding for non-commissioned at city of Dune, Tripoli.IN .

he believe his fuel capacity would officer of Attack Squadron officers 1824, MARINES formed H
the Mayflower Hotel at 2000 and
enable him to fly the near lt)00 ENSIGN V AnN E n Ills 105 at NAS Cecil Field. Com landing party which operated
the third ball for officers at the
miles without refueling. weekend routine flight may be mander Forrer comes to 105 from against pirates In Cuba.

WHEN INQUIRIES were madeto transcontinental endurance rec- I the USS Coral Sea. Lcdr, Reeves fleets' Club, also starting at During 1836-37, the Mat inf'

the St. Louis Branch of the cord. I reports to NAAS Glynco, Ga. 2000. I' combined with the Army to fight

McDonald Aircraft Corporation, fexas, he requested a ground the Creek and Seminole IndiansIn !

makers of the speedy jet plane, check on his speed and also weather Georgia and Florida. Later

military and civilian authorities conditions along his loute. one battalion of Marines marched

shared; this thought. They ex- Finding that weather' and prevailing with General Scott to Mexico!

plained that the normal range winds aloft were favorable, City in the Mexican War. The rH J

of the Banshee is estimated he abandoned his plan to refuel stripe that Marines wear on the

lit some 800 miles, and to achieve and continued non-stop to Jax. t sides of their trousers Is a symbol -

noie than double that figure AS HE CROSSED over Talla- of the Marine blood spilled ut

vould be phenomenal. hassee at an altitude of 48,000 Chapultepec. It was during this!

However, a check of the offi feet, the pilot shut off one of his' Mexican War that Marines maich-

cer's takeoff time from California, two engines and throttled backon ed on the Hall of Montezuma.In .

und his arrival In Jax, revealedhe the other. This procedure is the War between the Stated! ,

had become airborne at Los employed to conserve fuel l, and BMX'k Marines served afloat and (U1hOl P.

Alamltos airport at 4:46: e.s.t, and thus increase the margin of safe- '111
three hours and 58 minutes later ty. He landed with 500 poundsof *;: land on enemy soil in the Span-

touched his wheels down at NAS fuel remaining.This ish-American War.

Cecil Field, the flyer's home base. unscheduled cross counb'yflight
This verified( Ensign Varner'sclaims. \ > o In World War I the Corps un-
the record
closely parallels
S dertook the hardest fighting of 1U!
breaking flight of three Navy
his the officer history up to that time. The
In planning flight, -
pilots flying the famous Grumman
had intended to refuel at.hl'e'cI"Ort "Devil Dogs" of the famous Fifth
Cougars last year Lcdr. Gus
La., but at Dallas, Brady, ,then executive officer of and Sixth Marines of the Fourth
-- Brigade served with distinction in
Oceana-based Fighter Squadron battles of Belleau Woods, Sol -
Hudson Band 21, led two of his squadron matesin : _
sons, St. Mlhlel, Black Mont
a 3 hour 44 minute dash from -.... .. ........-.- ._.. ..-
Ridge and Argonne.
San Diego, Calif., to Floyd Bennett -
Opens 3-Day Field, N. Y. ORDNANCE CHIEF COMMENDED With the Japanese attack on

AO Chief Cited Capt. Henry BeLong Pearl Harbor in 1941 the Marine
This of record
flight breaking ,
Stand TuesdayOne I commanding officer of Corps began to write its most
proportions was not establishedas the Naval Air Technical Train-
of the moot popular dance official, however since it was For Ideas On ing Center, congratulates Jo- glorious chapters. The First Marine
seph Balzer Division invaded the Island
bands in this area, Dean Hudson not clocked by authorities. Duringthis for a commendation -
received from the of Guadalcanal on Aug. 7, ]9(2,
and his "New Look in Dance hop the three craft were" re- Rocket LauncherFor Navy Department's
Chief of in the beginning of a series of
Music," will play for dancing in fueled enroute. Naval Research. Chief Balzer, Marines
his "interest and an instructor In assaults on the enemy. The
a three-night stand at the Na- Ingenu- Aviation Ord-
val Air Station, beginning next ity" in suggesting a modificationof nanceman School at the TrainInl' began a step by step. Inland
the rocket launcher cir- Center met approval for his by island advance to Japan
Tuesday evening. PO HonorsTo firing Idea of a modification to Im- Gilbert
The Hudson orchestra plays fora cuit tester on fighter planes, Joseph prove the reliability of a The names of Solomons,
rocket -
crew's dance Tuesday at the Balzer, AOC an instructorat launcher test procedure. and Marshalls and Iwo Jima bring
ThornetThis Aviation bitter memories to the World 1t'arII
NATTCenter gym; Wednesday, Ordnanceman Schoolat fleer of the Training Center, said,

Nov. 16, at the Officer's Club and ( la another in a Petty- NATTCenter, received a letterof in part: "It is considered that Marine. If

Thursday Nov. 18 for a crew's OfUcer-of-thc-Wcek aerie at the commendation from Chief of the modification will improve the THE WORLD THOUGHT .

dance at Malnside gym. Naval Air Technical Training Naval Research of the Navy Department reliability of the rocket launcher could rest at peace after WWII'but

The orchestra features Ann, Center.) teat procedure and will eliminatea then came the Iorean Con

Loraln, "Mistress of :Modern Chief Baker's suggestion proposed flict. In' December 1950 the Marines
Darrell Thornet AT1 safety hazard.
Melody"; Lennie Love, piano sty- served the modification to preventthe together with UN compo-

list; Sam Noto, trumpet artist, I in the Navy, during World War positive pin from becoming Golden hash-marked Chief Bal- nents, drove the North Korean

Bill "Budweiser" Jones, the mad :II as an aviation radioman in-pa attached to the negative side of zer served in the Navy during Army to the Chosln Reservoir H

drummer; the Hudson a capella I trol bombers. the teeter. World War n and during the was at this point the eight Chi

choir, and the Dixieland Six, the The Chief of Naval Research Korean Campaign was aboard the nese Communist divisions entered
At the present time he is an In- ,
tand within a band. 'I in a letter of commendation carriers USS Boxer USS the struggle, cutting off certain
presented Valley ,
All three dances get underwayat structor in the InstructorTraining to Chief Balzer by Capt. Forge fend USS elements of the :Marine Divlsl kln

2000. ; School e( Training Facilities. Henry PeLong-, commanding or. with Attack Philippine SeR The :Marines' carried back n"ia

Squadron 55. 'wounded in ,,"b. f'ro weatherI


JAX"' R'R'0 P' "

10 November, 1954 Three

AI. ... -' ., _

Hugged 34-liame SlateLooms 1 TIME-OUT

For Flier QuintWith Mi With Gordon RobbieA

service athletic mentor,

regardless of what sport ho
the 1954-55 varsity basketball
inaugural a mere coaches has his work cut out
12 days away, the Jax Navy Fliers continued to increase the what with school
for no
of daily practice sessions.
tempo like the kind i found
The Fliers, with small hopes of spirit,
might get somewhere around colleges to spur an
improving on last season's attractive finished ,

26-10 slate, lift the lid off the the veteran mentor. athlete on.
J954-45 CAKE fcCUEIU'LG In spite of not having a con-
forthcoming neophyte campaignwith Nov. 22-Orlando AFB,
away. ference crown to shoot for, a service
Orlando Air Force Base at Nov. -Stetson Univ., home t
net'. 1-Kla. St. 'B'. away. athlete can, if his mind Is
the southern city, Nov. 22. Dec. 2-Kla. Univ. home
!X(. ft-Shaw AFB. willing, learn much about the
First home encounter will be Dec. 7 Gordon
-Camp 1'MGC. away sport he participates in.
Nov. 26, day after Thanksgiving, Dec Nnecastle AFB, home
Dec 13-Elon College\ home One of the promising yoiingtrra *-
with Stetson University providing Dec 14-Camp Stewart aW8r. -
of the
Dec 1ft coach \VaIly Butts
Malnslde Camp Gordon SCTC /home
stiff opposition. gym Dec 17-The Citadel, home IJnherMty of Georgia IH gUIng
will be site of 18 games duringthe Jan. -Stetson Univ., away.
Jan. I0-Camp Stewart, home. direful scrutiny to It an ex-wrv
coming season. Jan. Plnecastle ,
AFH away
too whom
Jan. l.WPatrick h ball player
AFB home. ....
Rough SlateA Jan. 1ft-Green Cove Navy, away --- hOI)('" will bolster the Bulldog
Jan :2X Camp Gordon PMGC, home
34-game schedule has been Jan. 24-Camp Gordon SCTC, away "BALLET RUSSE DE KEGLERS"-Providlnr a good study pigskin fortune the nut two
announced by Coach Frank Mc- Jan. 25-Parrls Island, away in bowling form, Earl Blackstock (left) and Jim Luman of NAS
Jan. 2S-Univ. of (?a. (Atlanta) horn Special Services,-are two reasons why the S-S' new Is holding on yearn. -
Caffrey, with all but four games Feb Feb'n Pensacola Cove Navy Navy, there home. to its lofty perch atop National League standings. Black&tork The man in question is Charley

definitely confirmed.A Feb 4-Shaw AFB. home holds the season's high game of 231. Luman, with a 544 series, was Harris, a 6-2, 200-pound halfback
bulk of the outstanding small : Feb. 8-Jax, Jr. College\ away instrumental In the league-leaders latest win, a 4-0 decision over who played on Georgia's 1950
Feb lo-P college and service outfits in the : }'('b. 11-The Cltndri, away frosh squad, then Joined the :Ma-
)'eb\ 1&-Ft. Jackson,
Southeast make up a rough road Feb. 17-J'arrli Island home rine Corps. He starred on the
Feb 1 -Flu. St. 'B', home. ..
ahead for the Flier quintet. Camp Pendleton and QUAntico
Feb. 1 -Univ. of Fla. Frosh, away/
Unimpressive in intra squad Feb 21-Patrick AFB. away elevens.
Feb 24-Ft. Jackson home.
scrimmages to date, Jax Navy is Feb 25-Jax Jr. College home. Although showing up well in

showing the spirit needed to win Mar. Orlando. .AFB.. home. the past couple of games (at time '

ball games. Height and experience x +f r i of this writing the Ga.-'la. game

however, are an: unknown article S-S Gridders had not been played) Hants had
to Butts bit weak
reported a on

"We'll Hustle"Mac Pace Center fundamentals. ;
1hl llarrh'. football
Despite ,
"We're woefully weak in height
and experience. However, we can experience rl nf'dlth s pairof
Grid LeagueA top- notch Marine i IMUIIH
overcome a lot with efficiency
t should stand him well In futureyean. .
gained by hustling," stated Coach 24-yard pass from inCharlic" Waves Power Way To .

McCaffrey."If McCommas to Andy C *

we can continue to have the Ashton gave Special Services- SHOUT 'UNTSI-When! a man

spirit and hustle throughout, we First Lieutenant a 6.0 victoryover Successful Road TrekProducing begins to feel tired, blue and worn 1

powerful AO school in the out, best cure is for him to give

NATTCenter touch football lea up golf at while and put in a few
HUSKIES, MEDICS IN gue last week nearly 52 points per game, the Jax Navy days at the office.

TOP NAS GRID CLASH The undefeated Louies now Waves Crackerjax caused a maelstrom in disposing of a trio *

Seven 'games are on the bold the top with AK School sec of supposedly potent service' sextets in a 1,300mile junket From here it looks like thin

NAS intramural touch football ond, a notch in front of the ord- last weekend. for tile Howl Hump HOMO;

agenda for next week, with a nancemen. Friday, coach Matt Kurilich'u Wafa, the next night, 50-26, in a Ohio St. Southern Cut.; Sugar:

Nov. 19 clash between VP-3 Scoring a pair of 15-0 shut- Crackerjax dumped Pensacola's game at Biloxl, Miss Last year's lIISNINlllpJIISouthrrn MrfhfKlUt;

,and Hospital the standout frny. outs over Special Services and Gosettefl, 57-35, at the I IOACIS' home Air Force women's champion, 'otton: Arkansas Prnn State:

Personnel and 0 & R round out Training I I Facilities, AE-ll site Kcesler was never in the ball Orange Marjlaml Nebraska;

this week's, slate Friday School's spikers remained undefeated Jax Navy measured Kcesler game. Gator: Georgia Wet ,"n.

in the NATTCenter .
Thursday Nov. 11
Tim Crackcrjax trek continued -
HOLIDAY-No game "M"
Friday Nov. 12 volleyball league. Sunday; with a 48-40 drrl- Leaders AdvanceIn
Personnel. b & R, Mustln AK School still leads the Cen-
slon ;
Monday, Nov 15 over Kglln Eaglets,
Fasron 1O'J1.. Fasron Six, Sta ter bowling circuit, boasting 48 after arriving just at .game
dlum. wins and four defeats NAWS ';: Mainside
Personnel. Operations, Must In. : !:t' time and taking. the court without -
TiK-hday Nov 16 School follows with a 45-11 slate !
VP-3 VF-22.: Stadium.Wednenday practice
VI while AE-A School holds a 40-Ifi J a
Nov 17 Bowling Loops .
: Only in the latter tilt were the
VF-44 vi. O & It. Stadium mark. I
Thursday, Nov. 18.VC62 local lassies in danger of being VP-18 held its American
vs. Fasron zoo
Friday, Nov. 19 ,,u tripped. Twice Eglin came from League bowling lead while Spe-
VF-22 vs. NARTU, Stadium. Huskies Hospital behind but timely baskets by
VP-3 vt. Hospital, Muitln. cial Services clung tenaciously to
Mary Anderson, Betty Smith, Nan- its perch atop National League

Remain In Chase cy Ward and Martha Dutcher, standings after the sixth week of

put the Crackerjax back in the Mainside Intramural kegling ac-

Civilian Links i For IM Grid TitleA pr af.Y lead.As the Jax Navy juggernautrolled tion.SUPPLY kept pace with Special

14-0 defeat at the hands of merrily along in the three Services by posting a 4-0 decision -

Title Snared Fasron 109's since inactive forces games, the forwards hit the hoop over Commissary after the

early in the season looms large in with uncanny regularity.Pat leaders had blanked Communications.

VP-3's title dreams as activity in Gornky led ttcorrrs in''the : .

I the NAS intramural touch football throe-game junket with 60 Hospital remained in the run

By KennedyThe league draws into the final points, while Gerrl Gorsky caged ning with a 4-0 conquest of NAR

days. ';Sss 31 and Marine Jeanne Boat- TU. Other National League wins

Three weeks remain on the reg- wright got 26 point. were posted by Personnel, Oper-
is over In the annual ular season calendar with Fas- Coaches Kurilich and Jack Lu- ations and FAETU.IN .
NAS Civilian Golf Tourney covsky used to ad-
reserves good
Six sitting in the driver'sseat
ron TilE American circuit Fas-
with new champions being crown- unblemished slate vantage on the long trip. Playing *
an ron 109 downed VP-3, 3-1, while
ed in all flights. It was rough go under National Scholastic Wornen'a -
through seven games. VF-44 was..blanking VF-171, 40.
ing for former champions with no
Hospital ((7-1-1)) and the Huskies Association rules, the men
defending titlist going past the ((7-2)( ) folow closely, with 0 tors shifted guards and forwards Other results: VP-18 bested
Fasron Six, 3-1 FAW-11 tied VA-
back and forth as the occasion
second round.Championship. with 6-2 mark.
& R next a
demanded. 175; Fasron Six tied VF-171, and
of the prized Banshees Keep Face ComFairJax and VF-171 gained

Last week, Hospital romped Outstanding guard play was forfeit wins over VF-22 and VC-
top flight went to Ray Kennedy, turned in by Marine Shirley Mor-
freely in routing VF-44, 31-7,
2 and 1 victor over Red Everettin ris, Ginny Brown and Anne respectively
then chasing Operations, 27-6. Al ,, r'y I. .
a 36-hole match held ]last St. John tallied three TD's in the Simmons

week on the station links. opener while Joe Brazil did like- Others making the trip included O & R Ten-Pin Play

tilt. Bev Bistodeau, Shirley Delavergne,
First flight crown-wearer is wise in the second i Lists Heavy ActionRoy
Fasron Six kept its perfect rec- :Pat Harvey, Shirley Pillard, Betty
Bill Gouchnour who defeated ord intact, recording a 20-0 decIsion : Rice, Pat Lanford and Maicellet Bennett led Supply to a

Jack Plew, 3 and 2. Plew found over VF-44's faltering Hornets 2-1 conquest of Assembly in
himself in the runner-up spot for Ronnie Nelms scored all OAR bowling action last week.

the second straight year. three TD's for the winners. ___n Jax Navy's Crackerjax face the Bennett's 566 set bested a 516
I turned in the losers' Ken
Prudential Insurance by
of the
Two Forfeits BIRD CHAMPIONS Winners girls
Bill Harris decisioned perennial Giles.

bridesmaid George Gemming, 4 Refusing to give up the chase, the were NATTCenter crowned recently badminton In Women's City League tonight at In other activity in the popular -

and 3, for second flight honors. VP-3 downed 0 & R, 15-0, in a tournament. Title winners were 2000 at NATTCenter's King Hall. weekly circuit, Engineeringbeat
Homer Brinson Paul Koontz (top), singles
battle of giants. Jax Accessories, 2-1 and CowlIng -
Navy won an earlier
In the third flight, Joe Perritt and Frank Finneran led the HUB- champion and Gene Byron, who
1 I teamed with Koonti to capturethe counter, 47-21, thus will 1 assume Shop dropped Planning No.
had much too much for Jake kits, who proved to have a bit doubles diadem. Both Two. by the same score.

- Smith resting t 3-2 victory. too much for 0 fc R. champs hall from AE-B School. the favorite cloak M


Four JAX AIR NEWS 10 November, 1954

5. .".'>:'" '" ., \ Warm Servicemen.

II I I 4- To Pay Back

Income TaxesMilitary

personnel and govern

iiV, I ment employees are warned to
I I Im either pay up their back income "

taxes by next January 1, or have

liens slapped on their pay ,r >

The Internal Revenue Service,

according to an official, is goingto :
crack down on all delinquent

taxpayers of' which there are

13,000 reported in the Washing, ___
ton area alone. The new tax, law

gives IRS power for the first .ir -
time to attach pay checks of federal -

PLAQUE FOR VA.4S! -Lt, (j jg) Dorothy Darr (center), of Pub. workers, including the military
Ik tnfornution staff, Commander Naval Bases Far East, 'accepts and this new provjsion be
a hand embroidered plaque on behalf of Attack Squadron comes effective with the turn of -, I
43: of lax tram two Tokyo businessmen left
At is Mr. A. Tanaka
.f the Tanaka the new year, FOUR ROSES-Ledr. Samuel Lanier (center) bring four .
. Manufacturing Co., of Tokyo, Japan, and at right
k Mr. Frank Agawa also of Tanaka. The Tanaka Company award. Final notices, advising- delinquents Rose together at NATTCenter, all of them students In one of
ed Ute plaque "in kind the several schools Richard Rose, AN (in whites) shakes hand
appreciation of services rendered by VA. to pay up, have been is with
45 against the Communist Ensign James Rose while Ensign Charles Rose (left) and
aggressor forces in Korea.
sued. However, arrangements can I Ensign William look
._ on. The three Ensigns are former enlisted -
-- ----- be made for time payment, and men and are part of the limited duty officer group attend.
those in the military wishing t0I I ing Aviation Ground Officer School.
'Blackbirds'Given SAFETYBox
use the Soldiers and Sailors Act -

Score to deter tax payments. can file You Can See Skeetmcn

Dieahlinglnjnriee, Through such requests." On TV Thursday

Plaque Members of the Jacksonville
Tuesday, Nov. S
This Month I + BREEZES + Navy national champion skeet

This Year IS "I see by the paper that in some team will be featured on WJ-

By Japanese Days Since Lat out-of-the-way corners of the HP-TV, channel '36, at 1830

Lost-Time Acciden40 world they still use fish for Thursday.The .
money." five skeetmen who will A Shipwreck party will be held

A hand I .. Nov. 20 from 2030 to 0100 at the
embroidered plaque --- ""What a messy job it must be represent the United States in

bearing! the famed '"Blackbird" HAS Jax Host To for them to get.a package of cigarettes the International Skeet Cham. Chief Petty Officers Club.
insignia has been pionships at Caracas
presented to out of the slot machine! Venezuela The
Galley at the Club
Attack Squadron 45 by the Ta- will be seen on film and also -
naka Manufacturing Companyof Regional Water Last week a grain of sand got in person. They will be the are from 0930 to 2130. There wag

Tokyo, Japan. Into my wife's eye and she had guests of Alton Meeks, on his an excellent turn out for free

The .Tanaka Company awarded Sewage SchoolNAS to go to the doctor. It cost me "Right Off the Reel" show. spaghetti dinner last Wednesday

the plaque "in kind appreciationof three dollars" night. *

the service rendered by VA-45 Jax will be host this "That's nothing Lnt week a

against the Communist aggressor I coming week for the first annual fur coat got into my wife's eye ; Green Cove Navy The club's dining'room and

forces in Korea. Ujg( ) Dorothy Northeast Florida and. It cost me three hundred!" dance floors are undergoing' << a
Darr of the Public Information Regional l I face lifting with a new deck

Staff f.r the Commander Naval Short School for Water Sewage \1 Junior was bemoaning the fact I II Presents Check being installed. The club today

Bases Far East, accepted the treatment Operators sponsored that his diyclaaning had not been :I has
I anew manager in Chief Zn-
plaque for the "Blackbuds"squadron by the" Florida State Board of j delivered. I, To United Fund from
during brief ceremoniesat Health and the General Exten- "I haven't got a decent pair of go VP:1lie: has taken over

the Tanaka Plant, sion Division of the University pants to my name," he told his I i A donation of $1,000 has been the duties as night manager.
ot Florida. father "What should I do!" Watch for the next club dinner
Notified of the gift early this I made to the Jacksonville Community
I "Well, son," volunteered Dad It will probably be a chili
week, personnel of the attack The course, offered to operating Chestfund by the Green Cove
I "Why don't you sue them for I affair for all Pay Grade "E-7 and
Squadron 45 have cleared "a and
place supervisory personnal of
Springs Navy, it has been their families.
promise of breeches? announced There will be no
of honor", for it, on their hanger small and large plants located I charge except for refreshments.
wall Already in the mail, the throughout Florida, is being con .
sergeants at the induction
plaque is expected to arrive herein ducted in the interest of main- I The check included contributions -

the next few days. taming the highest possible stan center of a recruit were that discussing day: "His the mother arrival from personnel of the Florida EXPLAIN RESERVE
The "4 and 20"() lards for public health utilities
squadron !
served Group of the Atlantic Reserve
was there, his girl was there, her TRAINING PAY
in Korea on board the USS Advanced training only will be
folks were there Such crying and Fleet and the U. S. Naval Sta
Lake Champlain from April of given; this year, with the opening Public law 844, giving reservists .
1953 until the cease fire order i in session set for*Monday, Nov. 15. never screaming stop. thought he would tion as well as a donation from theiccentlr the right to draw .

July of that year. VA-45 is i a Registration will begin at 1800. held Charity Carnival. % ,service training pay when compensation .

Fleet Air Jacksonville squadron, Classes will be held every Sally: "My sailor sweetheartwho Captain W D. Brown, Commander pension or retirement
home based at NAS Jax. night through Friday, Nov. 19, pay is waived expires
was a politician before he of the Florida Group and next
and examinations for Class "C" joined the he is September.
. Navy says going Captain W L. Benson commandIng
.. "':ko ', .... certification of Operators have to"'refuse to make up his bed
.: '<,'t1 officer of the Naval Station
q"i"'ft' ? been scheduled for Saturday I'm worried"
tz{ : ;', ${ )ea! Can Fore
"$. 1 f\ -,\ morning, Nor 20. Auntie: Forget It. You know expressed appreciation for the excellent
., ..' 'l.i.:' Here to conduct the school will 1 politicians always make up their civilian cooperation in th Statistical Study
: be David 13. Lee, Director of the own bunk." recent Navy Charity Carnival.
Bureau of Sanitary Engineering Personnel may sun register forth

for the Florida State Board of .' n_, ,....... d" _, college extension course in

Health; G. Manuel Turner, Deanof Statistical. Methods offered here
the General Exten.cion'DivisionoC ; this fall

the University of Florida; Phil The course, worth three semester

Stager, President of the Florida credits covers the statisticsof

water and Sewage Works Oper n..1wMch frequency distribution moments
ators Association, other municipal ; normal curve; curve fit

'i Water and Sewage Works of x 9 tings; egression and correlation

ficials, and representatives of engineering ,. analysis with emphasis on their .
0 d Y
. firms and equipment ;, practical applications for t h e
fT h manufacturers.Capt. needs of the group. It also includes -

John S. mach NAS com an introduction to various
manding officer, will be guest of tests! of significance and methods
of selecting samples for
honor at the opening session and :< pro-
dinner, and will address the dieting characteristics of the gen
; eral population. Reginald Cobb is
group. f ; instructor.

The Navy has made available ...
Military personnel, their .
Water Plant and Sewage Treatment dependents
Fi and civilian
Plant facilities of the Station employees are
eligible to enroll. Those
for use by students and instructors
i should call the I & E office, extension

ad i 8388, or report to the
class, which is being held on Mondays
HOLLYWOOD COLLEEN' Mother: "Daughter, before you ... at the NATTCenter TrainIng .
A shapely new star on the Hollywood get serious with Tom be sure hIs I
horizon is refreshing I always kind." RADIO IIONOR MAN-Comdr. Frank D. Offer (left) gets Facilities, Building SOI, Room
bathing beauty Colleen Miller an ear-full of the code transmitting technique that won top honors I 204( between the hours .of 183
The rising young starlet was Daughter: "Oh, I'm sure of that, for Robert Lowe, ATS who topped graduates of ,the Fleet
signed by A major studio less I mother. He told me just the other Air Wing Eleven radio school last week. Lowe earned his honor- "and 2100.
than a year age and has had a man designation with 97 final
percent scholastic
day that he put his shirt on a average. The The enrollment( foe is
number of for
(Hairing role*. Colleen I IS students graduating last week formed the eighth class since ..
bail from Portland, Ore. horse that. was scratched" the school was started two years ago e the l$-week courso.'ago .