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Chapel Rites Navy HonorsIt's

Jo. Xfl.JW8 Chaplains .,

Planuiedorthanksgiving This Sunday

g ,1.<<". Sunday November 28, has been

established by the Navy Department *
VOL. 12-No.: 35 U. S. N: A. S. Jacksonville Flo. 24 November, 1954 to be observed as the anniversary
of Navy Chaplaincy.This .
Military ,and civilian personnel
day not only serves as a
throughout all commands on the Y. Cdr. Bishop I
Station are invited to participatein /y reminder oX the religious ministry
performed by chaplains, but also
special worship services plan-
1.r. I IAtNATTC emphasizes the concern of the
ned Thanksgiving Day.
.. *' To XO Post Navy and Marine Corps for the
Capt. Herbert P. McNally, senIor spiritual and moral welfare of its

chaplain, will offer a Low ,i personnel. .
Mass at 0800 at St. Edward's I
Chapel. This Mass will be cele- "
and a half, chaplains of the United -
brated, Father McNally has an.
III'i States Navy have shared the
nounced, in lieu of the 0630 Mass i S !
Experienced in patrol, scouting, hardships and rewards that come
normally scheduled .',-v: ) staff and training phases of to other naval personnel. The

A 'Thanksgiving Service of ', Naval Aviation, Comdr. Edward chronicle of the activities of these

Prayer and Praise" will be heldat % Bishop, who received hU Navy padres of the sea begins with the

1000 tomorrow at All Saints ::: ';',:'" Wings in 1938,*this week assumed days of the Continental Navy.

Chapel Lt. Malcolm A. Carpenter ; S duties as the new Executive Officer The first
:: chaplain known to
Protestant chaplain, will conduct *
of the Naval Air Technical have served in the
1' .
the special service, assistedby Training Center.
Navy was the Reverend
Lt.jg( ) T. F. W. Pieper NA. Benjamin
: C"
TTCenter chaplain. mdr. Bishop was in the Philippines -. Blach, a Harvard graduate and a

: from 1038 to 1941, and Congregational minister, whose
Capt. John S. Tharh, NAS when the Japanese' struck the father had served in a similar

commanding officer, will presentthe American outpost he was aboard capacity in His Majesty's expe.

Thanksgiving Scripture and M the USS Marblehead in Borneo. dition of 1745 in 'King George's

Capt. Edwin S. J. Young, Com The cruiser was playing hide. War" against Cape Breton

mander, Fleet Air Wing Eleven, and-seek in the East Indies to
will read the "Presidential NEW EXECUTIVE OFFICER-Comdr. Edward Bishop, new escape searching Japanese planes. CHANGES:
Thanksgiving Proclamation I executive. officer at the Naval Air Technical Training Center, During 1942 he was an instructor have taken place in the Navy since
receives a paper-load of work on his new assignment from Lt. 1778 when Reverend mach walked .
The Liturgy.of Praise will be, Grady Gay, his assistant, as he takes over the position. Comdr. at the Naval Air Stationin the decks of the small frigate

led by Capt. Henry C. DeLong, Bishop comes here from duty as Executive;: Officer of the USS Jacksonville. After the war "Boston": One hundred and sixty-

commanding officer of NATT- Currltuck. .. he had duty in Officers Detail
--- -- one years later, or on Sept. 8,
Center, with the Thanksgiving with the Deputy Chief of Naval
Most Personnel To Get HomeLeave there were 92 chaplains oi\.
Prayer being offered by the skipper Operations in Washington, D. C.,
duty, and their
place in the lire
of NARTU, Capt. Wilson R. I' and then commanded Fasron 101 I and .
organization of the Navy wai
Bartlett. at Quonset Point.
Holidoy Periods f accepted and seemed. During
After General Line School at
The AU Saints Choir under World War 11, they served at
the direction of Ensign Rose Monterey, Calif., he became Assistant foremost battle points on land

Coleman, will i v especial Public Information Officer and
g I at sea.Today .
Thanksgiving Day music. A mixed Set For Commands I at ComTwelve, San Francisco. ...
members of the Chaplains'

quartet composed of Mrs. Then followed two years with

Malcolm Carpenter, Marian Many personnel of commands based at the Naval Air I Military Air Transportation Ser. major Corps installation are assigned to every

Rhodes, AG3, Pfc Archie Brig- Station will get home for the holidays. Special leave and ;vice at Andrews Air Force Base: abroad and to at home anti

ham and Douglas Chapman, AT3, l liberty periods for Christmas and New Years have been :and with the aviation tender USS .every. major ship.

will sing "Thanks Be To God". announced.For Currituck as Executive Officer.

Douglas Chapman will also ren the Naval Air Station, two e I I lie succeeds' Capt. Wilson R. 0 &R Workers

der a Thanksgiving solo. leave periods are established. Tbe set down by law. Bartlett, now Commanding Officer
NATTC Sets Leaves of the Naval Air Reserve
Lt. William A. Swets will at close of working
protestant first begin : Repair Radome
Leave the Naval Air
policy at Training Unit here, who, as a
the Naval Hospital
chaplain at hours Wednesday. Dec.: 15 ,
Technical Center will be
Commander Executive Officer
will hold special'services and will end at the beginning of was
the for both and Marine SavedA
same Navy at NATTCenter. $4,000
in the Hospital Chapel, located in working hours Tuesday, Dec. 28. :
Two have
personnel. periods
wife and
Comdr. Bishop's two
Ward A-i, at 1030. The subjectof The second will be from the close vital
his sermon will be "How To of working hours Tuesday Dec. (Please Turn to Pare 2, Col. 4)) sons are residing with him here. I precedent savings for economic$4,050, effective and a

Be Thankful". The congregation 28 to the beginning of. working -.--- repair of an AF2W radome that

will join in the singing of tradI. hours Monday, Jan. 10. Both are T-i: had been Severely damaged, has

tional hymns'and Paul Spoelstra, 12-day periods. Just been achieved by the Overhaul
UN, will offer a solo. The organist NAS department heads are au. and Repair Department at

(Please Turn to Page 2, Col. 3)) thorized to grant leave requestsfor NAS Jax. '
35 percent of personnel at
The work was done by the
one time. They can also grant
STATION OBSERVES Plastics and Glass Shop of 0 & R.
leave in" of
requests excess 12 This is
shop responsible for the
HOLIDAY TOMORROWTomorrow days, but such requests must be repair and processing of all parts

ThanksgivingDay included in the 35 percent aUthor-, on aircraft made of plastics and

will be observed as a ized. plate glass, Including both thermo

legal holiday by the Naval Air Deadline For Requests and thermo-s tting plastics. Sonic

Station. Requests for the first leave of these are: plexiglass; fiberglas;

All military and civilian per period must be submitted by closeof laminates; polyester resins; molded .

sonnel, with exception of maintenance working hours Dec. 3, and nylon, and plastic foams.,
and duty sections, will those asking for the second period S a11'hen

have the day off.Telephone. must have papers in by close of the AF2W ladome wan

working hours Dec.: 17. received for repair, the entire mid

For those who remain aboard section had been, ripped off. After

CenterTo during the holidays, a special estimating the cost of a new

holiday liberty period has been dome at $6,150. it was determined .
Stay Open established. Consistent with main to attempt to repair the badly

On ThanksgivingThe taining proper security and carry damaged Hem, listed as criticalby
ing on normal routine, liberty nYR Aviation Supply Office.

Telephone Center locatedin may be granted commencing at The shop previously had mad

the Navy Exchange at the 1300 on normal work days from repairs on domes varying in size

Naval Air Technical Training Dec. 20 to Dec 31. from 12 inches in diameter to
.r .Ra .a. c..rr.wwRwunR.wo f.
Center will be open continuouslyfrom Marine Barracks personnel will about 10 feet in diameter. The
0800 to 2230 follow MERIT A "WELL DONE" With one mere outstanding AF2W however
Thanksgiving schedule set for NAS Jax. was tlwJ".C'f.1tC
achievement to their credit, the Overhaul and Repair department
Day.Holiday Civilian employees of the Station crew who successfully repaired a severely damaged AF2W ra the shop had tackled.
rates will be in effect, may be granted leave, at dome take ajbreather in front of the big dome before start the a a a
and extra personnel will be on discretion of department heads, next job. Standing, left to right: Don Commisso, the The wholejob was accomplished
hand to handle those special calls but not to interfere with workloads Plastics and Glass Shop, where the Job was done; Ben C. Dl- la about 748 man.tourslrfthou'
Franza; Alvin D. Crews; and Willie K. Smith. Kneeling, left to
home. and not in excess of that right: Daniel Lutlsl, Lawrence Kimberly and Thomas W. Mincey. (Pleas Turn to Page J, Col. 3).


24 November, 1954 I I.t

,,,!," ,: ... 'X: use _-_- ---_.-_-. .' _

HAS Employees Set ":,:'

Jt\\ RflIw3 Breaking New Safety all previous Record indus .r... :: w

trial safety records in the his. I Ii

Published every Thursday for Navy and Marine BdlvlUe at Naval Air tory of the Naval Air Station, i
Station, Jacksonville. Kla. !
)(AS, J. kioBtlll civilian employees here have
Capt.: John S. Thach ............ ........Commanding Officer for 54 consecutive days
Comdr.: John N. Myers........_..............?.-...-....._.........Executive Officer gone
fleet Air JfttkMBvllle without a lost-time accident.
Rear Ac 1 m. John Terry .?..,.?.....?... Commander This figure was reported early
Capt. Richard O. Greene ........-............Chlet of StaftCa"
Monday morning by Charlie
Fleet Air M'lnr KleTen
Edwin S. J.'Vounz ........:_.....,..... .Commander 'Able, Safety Superintendent of ,.
Cumdr. Frank D. Meyer$ .................:..........:.........?. ? .....Chlet Staff OfflcerJS
who stated that the record
> l'inaJ-Alr Tr apt henry C. DeLong....'.l.................._?..Commanding; Officer was due to the cooperation
Comdr.. Edward W. Bishop._.,?:..:...?.........:..:..Kxecutlve Officer
Naul JIt plt.l. and spirit of willingness shown
Capt. Edward S. Lowe .' ...:...__._.Commanding Officer
Capt.: L.-Newton .. ........._.::..*...Kxecutl\e Officer. by all employees. /
JfAKTU ,, '
Capt. Wilson. R. Bartlett ...:._.Commanding Officer
Comdr. Laurence: 1"\ Stcfftnhagcn :....-..&.Executive Officer

The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. Naval 'Air Station, Navy Rites
Jacknon\llle Florida' and piloted commercially with nun-ap roprlated fundsat
no expense to the government and In compliance; with I NAVKXOS35: Kev. (Continued from Pace 1))
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed fret of charge: at the Naval Air Station, the
Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, and the will be Mrs. William A. Swets.
U. S. Naval Hospital. ;.
IUlol'--Ancl'rw II. Tlanoy Services will not be conductedat

Acting Editor- Helen Harper; Smut Editor.orlon' Robbie. JO3; StaffT.eporteraJack NATTCenter. All personnel C.Z _. .. ....... --.fir.. __.....r.. .
I Holmes, Pill; Charles Karl, JOSNj; Circulation DistributlonChuck I w. v.
Paul AO3.The their families and friends are cor- PROMOTED-Lt. B. A. McLawhorn (cen.
JAX AIR NEWS Js a member of the Armed Forces Tress SenIce.AFJ'S Officer at NAS, who presides over the hard-
material appearing I In this publication may not be reprinted without dially invited to these services. ter), Photographic
the written permission I of Armed Forces Press Service. Republication of other working and sometimes hard-pressed Photographic Laboratory
matter except: by service publications, Is prohibited without permission of crew, beamed broadly when four of his cameramen won promo-
Editor JAX AIR NKWS.' : Donald L. Calkins, upped to PUS Layton L.
Editorial offices located Main Administration Building Phone extensions tions. Left to right: ;
"346, 216 and 8161. O&R WorkersContinued Zimmerman, promoted to, PII3; Lt. McLawhorn; John True Miller -
upped to Pill; and Roland D. Porter who went to PIIZ.
( from Page 1))
Amazing'AviationWeapons Marine Private Wins ,
the use of expensive molds. Other Leave
1951 Ford VictoriaLt than normally used tooling, only i

Record Col. Frank] R. Porter, check templates made from scrap (Continued from Page 1))

Commanding Officer of the Ma- wood in a few hours, were used. been set, the first starting at

Set By VF22An rine Aviation Detachment at In all, material used included 12 1610 on Dec. 17 and ending at

NATTCenter has presented the blocks of honeycomb; 80 poundsof 0715 on Dec. 27. The second leave
outstanding new naval avi-
ation weapons record has been keys of a 1954 Ford Victoriato fiberglas cloth; 60 pounds of period will be from 0001, Dec. 27

P!<,. Kenneth Akcrley, win- resins and 78 ofP.V.A. to 0715 on Jan. 3.
established by a Fleet Air Jacksonville polyester ; yards: (Personnel are invited to visit
ner of the door prize: at the material.The All for first leave
fighter squadron home- bag requests the USO Servicemen's Club at 3W. ?

based at NAS Jax. recent Marine Corps Ball. entire cost of materials and period at NATTCenter must be in Monroe St. The Club is open

In less than five months, the Akerley is a graduate of labor came to only $2,100 -., a no later than 0800 Dec. 7, and from 0930 to 2330 daily).

Cavaliers of Fighter Squadron 22 Aviation Storekeepers School. net savings of more than $(,OOO! requests for second period must Thursday, November 25-6 P.M.

have rolled up an unprecedented be submitted by 0800 Dec. 14. Turkey Buffet. 8, P.M. Talent

53 individual Navy "E" awards Y There is no limit on the num- Show. '

for "outstanding proficiency"with ber of instructors or students who :Friday, November 26-5 P.M.

weapons. This tops all .... :. can be granted leave, but 50 per- Cafe Italiano, Spaghetti Supper.

known records for the numberof b cent of ship's company must. be a P.M. Record Hop.

"Es" won in any five, or even on board at all times. Saturday, November 27 9

twelve month period by a Navy Some Get Both Periods A.M. Open House, club open all

squadron. The Cavaliers started Students may have leave for day. 2 P. M. TV Game-oMhe-

their fabulous collection of Navy the entire period from Dec. 17 to Week. 8 P.M. Record Hop.

t'I' s" during the last half of June Jan. 2, as long as the numberof Sunday November 28-10 A.M.

1954. Stationed at Guantanamo days requested docs not
41, exceed Dunking Roundtable, free cofftc
Hay Cuba at the time VF-22 ____ individual leave accumula- and donuts. 11 A.M. Off to

racked up 34 individual Navy"Es" tion. Students not taking leave church. 2 P. M. 'Pro Football

during their annual Atlantic a will be free of duties
during their
ti Game. 5 P.M. Vespers and re-
Fleet Air Force Gunnery
compe section's
leave period and
sup- freshments. 8 P.M. Movies.

tition.t plementary instruction will be Monday, November -Ping
Bombing. given them so that they may be. Pong Instructions with Frank
VF-22's "eagle eyes" garnered six
employed during the : Puskas. Skating at Skateland
individual "E" awards and set a leave periods. reduced rates.

new top score for that type exercise -
in the Jacksonville Ship's company personnel can Tuesday, November 30-Game
be granted both leave periods night. .. '
Then the Cavaliers tried their
hands at Rockets. During their xv ws provided their standby is of equi- Cathedral Parish in St. Augustine

valent rate and signs an invites all servicemen and
ComAirLant competition in Au- .'m _,_'_ _.._ ___.mn__ to agreement -
totaled three forego his leave for the their families to-visit its Service
gust, they "Es".
In September, the Cavaliers CIIEFS DESERVE TilE 'BOUQUETS-Most appreciated men holidays and be on hand for men's Club. The club is locatedat

added three aboard the Station on Thanksgiving are the mess hall cooks and both port and starboard watches. the Lyceum, two and one-half
more "Es" and esta- bakers who will put in twelve straight hours of hard work preparing Exchange of leave blocks
periods between south of the Post
Wished another .
Fleet Air Jacksonville tomorrow's elaborate feast. Turkey and ham will be fea-
record with their skill I tured items. Here irwin Okedas, CSZ prepares a big "Tom" for individuals can be arranged St. George Street.

in High Altitude Dive Bombing.The the ovens, while Francis Arch CSt, slices a ham. Standing ready with approval of division ,
to assist are Jeff Harvell, CSZ, and Robert Couk, CSC, leading officers. through Jan. 6. Fleet units and
total was boosted even higher chief of the Mainslde. Mess. Beginning at midnight, such scene squadrons are authorized to esta-
later the same month when as this will be common in the galley. Individual Fleet Policies
I. blish their own individual leave
the squadron won five "Es" in. NATTCenter officers
can take
Strafing-setting a third Fleet Air' \ both leave periods, if no excess periods, abiding by ComAirLant

Jacksonville top score. No Rest For Galley Crews leave is involved. However 25 policy of and personnel maintaining on board 50 at percent ajl-I

A SECOND: GLIDE Bombing j percent of ship's company officersi times.

competition gave the Cavalier, i must be on board. This quota will

four more "Es" and a total of 55. Preparing Turkey Dinner be set at department level. Holiday leave periods for the
Naval Hospital the Naval Air
How did the Cavaliers do it? ComFairJax Staff has set the
Reserve Training Unit and -
"This achievement is due-mn While dream period Dec. 18 through Dec.
personnel tonight of steaming: roast turkey, cyan 27 as Air Reserve personnel have
large dl'gree-to the spectacular berry sauce and old-fashioned pumpkin pie, hundreds of Navy cooks the first leave section. The second not yet been definitely set but

maintenance record set by thesquadron's and bakers will be busy. making that delicious dream a reality. period will be from Dec 28 will be announced at a later date.
technicians Stalling at midnight and work- -
. declared Lcdr. Jud C. Davis, com nuts, oranges apples and candy
ing straight through, nil galley -
minding officer of VF-22. The Commissary Department
.crews in the NAS Jacksonville 'FESTIVE HOLIDAY FARE
"The men in our maintenance under the direction of Lcdr. Clar-
area will "turn to" preparing tomorrow' Personnel
ence their guests dining at the NATTCenter -
and ordnance departments kept Demmlng has planned n NAS
Thanksgiving Day feast or
meal fit for Mayport mt'shalls/ on Thanksgiving look forward
every one of our F2H-2 "Banshee" a king. CHPCLK Day can
of NATTCen-
for NAS to
jets in a 100 percent 'ready tofly' Taylor Combs, assistant commissary enjoying everything "from soups to ruts." This year's
tcr Maypoit and their guests. officer CHPCLK bountiful menu will include:
; Sam Nor-
and 'ready to shoot' status
during September, and maintained One hundred eighty-four tur- folk, icer-ln-charge of the ShrImp Cocktail Turkey Broth Saltines]
an outstanding 93.4 keys, totaling some 3,600 pounds, Mainside Mess and Lt. W. J. Roast Young Tom Turkey
will be seryed *along'with 1,400 Strader and CWO Hilton, Hamilton Baked Ham, Virginia Style
for the entire
availability five
pounds of baked ham. In addition USMC both of Giblet Gravy
month NATTCenter,, Sage Dressing
to 1,000 pounds of sweet potatoes, are assisting in the preparationsfor I Snowflake Potatoes Glazed Sweet Potatoes
This meant that Lcdr. Davis
of cooked and fresh
3,600 pounds this memorable feast Buttered Fresh Green Peas
and pilots could count on flying vegetables will be spread before
JL homey atmosphere will be Cranberry Sauce
and shooting every day-using
partakers of the holiday meal. waited Salad Bar
almost plane.Weather added to this year's Thanksgiving of Lettuce, Tomatoes, Olive, Pickles
every ese The bake shop will have its dinner. For\ the first time Stuffed Celery Sticks

hands full too, making the 10,000 since last Christmas families and Thousand Island and French Dressing .

Outlook rolls 600 pumpkin pies, and 1,500 guests of personnel can share Paiker House Rolls Butter

Tomorrow the weather man pounds of fruit cake planned for their holiday meal on die Station. Pumpkin Pie with Whipped Cream and Fruit Cake

promises; a partly cloudy and the feast The "trimmings" will Tickets for guests have been on ice Cream Fresh :Milk Coffee

wild })(\1idaT'. Include .shrimp; eocVtall, mixed I sale for the past, few weeks.' Mixed Nuts, Candy Oranges, Apples


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November 1954 JAX AIR Page Tlu'e'a <

TIME-OUT Fliers Fuce Stetson In .

With Gordon RobbieIt's ij' Opener Here Fridiay .
bargain night at :Main;

side gym Friday evening ---,------,-- .
when sports fans will be The Jax Navy Fliers beat Orlando AFH, 96-85: fn a' ,

treated to a generous menu successful season opener Monday night at Orlando. ".
of diversified basketball en-

tertainment.The With three hoftoveis from last season's Sixth Naval'

Jax Navy Fliers, 195 55 District clmmpionship iulntet, in tho stalling line-up, Jax; '

model, make their home debut Navy ,unveils the 1951-55 basketball edition Friday night !

that evening 'against a Stetson against Stetson Uniyeisity in the Mainside gym at 2015,.. ,

University five reported to be taller 1pj ,3? ,A preliminary ,tussle' betweenthe .'
rid s info the starting lineup are Gerry
than a Texas cactus. t Cracker jax(and Keesler APR
4 ; and Johnnie Wagoner. Thepoit I
Adding A bit of leavening, to Wafs, last season's Air Force High,
promising tiff will be a have shown up'weU. in pre-
this champipns, will offer opening, ,"
lil' >lay of girl-type basketball. thrills at 1830. I" '
Jax Navy's Crackerjax, and the L The Fliers have a ,Wednesday Seriously lacking height, the

Keller AFB< Wafu meet In aprelim engagement; tentatively set with Fliers are expected to rely ,on an
ample.inixture of fast breaks.and ,
the main course.
to "B" team
,the Florida State at
Feature event is set for 2015 4. Tallahassee. They return home ball control In all probability' ,

with the prelim at 1830. Thursday to host the U. of Florida Jax Navy will give away a dis-

With the hardwood season In FIRST-YEAR FLIERS-Despite the fact three lettermen are Freshmen. tinct height advantage to most

the incipient stages, there's no due to answer the opening whistle, a pair of newcomers are Dick Tate 6-2 returnee from I opponents.
expected to find their into the starting lineup when Jax
how the main attraction way Frank McCaffrey, astute Jax
telling Nary faces Stetson University Friday" in the Hlers' 1954.55 home Richmond, Ky., has been named
will turn out The McCaffreymenmay hardwood opener. John Wagoner (center), ,and Gerry llifh, captain for the new campaign. Navy mentor, promises to, give
surprise if the early season (right), should answer the starting call at guard and forward, Tate, starting his third season ever}* club on the 34-game schedule

jitters stay away. respectively. Much help is also expected from It. J. "Rip" Collins with Jax will be aided a rough,: time.In .
left). The tame is set for Mainside gym at 2015. Navy, Friday's contest,'the fliers
by old reliable Bob Grabaz,
:SHOUT PUNTS! The Quan- face one of the toughest openIng -
prolific court artist and Vince
tlco Marines fooled no one in capturing game foes on record, Dick
Zoda, 6-5, CCNY product, both
the East Coast Marine, lettermen. .Morland'sStetson cagers boast

gridiron crown: for the second height I speed and much of the

straight year. The champs clinched Newcomers: expected to bleak c determination that carried the

things with a 39-21 win over Hatters to the mythical State

Parris Island. I Famous Golf Pro To collegiate title last year. "

Trying san face this week ,Four Jacksonville boys are included
Notre Dame over Southern Cal; Tour Station CourseGlenn in the Stetson roster

Navy over Army; llloe over .'t. ,;J. Jax Navy's starting five is ex-
llajlor, and Maryland over Mlnfcouri. Teal, one of this coun pected to be: Tate and High,

try's top touring golf professionals
forwards; Zoda or Blongicwicz: ,
It's a boy for the Andrew H. Five Tilts Wrap Up Battle Waxes Hot will make an appearance at: center, and Grabaz and Wagoner,

Planeys. The seven pound, nine the NAS golf links'Sunday afternoon guards.

ounce newcomer arrived Nov. 16 NAS PigsKin SlateFinal .

at St. Vincent's Hospital. Daddy lap of a long 11-week For NAS GridRunnerUp Teal, who plays out of Jacksonville -

is Jax Air News editor. lIe's been regular NAS touch football will tour the station greensward Runner-Up Honors

named: Mark Andrew.Leo schedule is leached next week Title beginning at 1400. He'll To VP-3 Spikcrs

Kelly, the popular Men- with five games on the card play alongside Louis Brow aril, The cover closed on another
dota Dull, hit the discharge trail Numerous withdrawals and veteran Sunshine State linkster.
Fasicm Six methodically cut NAS Intramural volleyball sea
last week. Left behind nothingbut postponements have caused ma-
down another threat to it's touch Fall Cup competition has hita son last week as the four-way
friends. revisions in the slate
jor league
dining the past few weeks.. football aspirations with a 27-12 snag. Milt Hurst, 1-up first- playoffs for second place honors -
decision over improved Fasron flight winner over Lew Chaff, is were concluded.
Mond.>, NOT. 19
Wave hospital \s. I'eiBonnol St-xlU'iii 109 in highlight action of the awaiting outcome of a match between 'VP-3, thlid-plire finishers

i Cagers Operations Tur*
dlum, M the flpot"with a two-
row. iunner-\ip} :
"'C'dn'Nch y, D4'('. 1 Personnel kept alive slim chances
VP-3 4*, V1-4J btadliDiiThnrmUy of-thiee sets victory over VC-

r Hold Jinx OnOpposition vs. NAim, Dfc.:MuMInIrlditr iCVCJ17 ,. play-off of entering with an the 18-6 post-season drubbing 62.
1)1'('. :8 s Center TenPinTitle Scores were 15-9, 11.15 and
Supply.. *'asron Six lust(In, of Operations Arlie Richards tallied .

0 .. twice and Gerry Thomasonce Won By AKA 1614.
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CVG-17, league champion,
r for the Fcrsonnclmcn.
t' : LeathernecksSet Storekeeper School biding time awaiting completion -

VF-44, mother play-off hopeful triced up the team championshipof of the NATTCenter schedule -

], notched a pair of win?. Glenn the NATTCenter bowling lea- The Staffers will tangle

The Jax Navy WavesCrackerjax 21-Game Fuqua led the Hornets to a26-0 gue while Tiny Wilhorn of Marine with the Center title-holders for

continued on the victory over CVG-17, then team- the Station crown.
Aviation Detachment snared -
: undefeated trail over the Cage SlateDeep ed with\ Gl' nn'Mapes and Tom laurels as keg activity -. -

weekend, posting: a pair of MGinn In :core a surprising 33- ended last week.
wins over lugged service op- in height and talent but Special Services
ponents.The short on reserves, the Jax :Marines 34 win nar O & R. Wilhorn edged out Dean

Crackerjax: tipped Ft. Jack- basketball squad opens a 21-game VP-3, Hospital), O & R, NARTU, Ramsey with a 167 average. Nears Crown In

son's \Vacs, 31.13, then gained an schedule Saturday night against AK School (59-5) was far In
Fa 'fn 109, Personnel and Supply
Impressive triumph over Parris Jacksonville Jr. College at the front of second-place N A W S
Island collegian's home coutt. arc currently struggling for four Center Grid LoopIn
52-32. The wins were the School ((49-15). Thirdplacewas

fourth and fifth straight over Coach Call Mitchell has been berths in the post-season tourneyor taken by AEA) School ((45-19))
a sec-saw struggle, Special
service sextets this year. working the cagers at a rapid the runner-up trophy. followed by Marines. (44-20)). Services eked out a 6-0 victoryover
Coach Matt Kurilich's ere w pace the past few weeks in hopes
Aviation Storekeeper School
played under AAU rules in defeating of being able to start the seasonon !
last week to virtually salt away
Ft. Jackson. The attack the light foot '
the 1954 NATTCenter touch foot-
was led by Pat Gorsky, Mary Anderson The JJC quintet is repot telly w '
? ball title.
and Ginny Biown.CA. at its strongest in several sea- 1"..w4r .
A from Chuck McComma*
\\ Bales'' pass
sons, posing a tough hurdle for
Against the Women Marines, Mitchell's Marines. s+. to Bob Hadloff for eight yards

the capped a third-period touchdown
CrackerJax gained revenge for JAX MAHIM-S: ('Am: M.tTfi
a pair of crushing defeats last Nov. 27-Jav: Jr. College, away.Dec. march. The Storekeepers' strongest -

yeai. Pat and Gerri Gorekj', hlgh- Dec.;. %7Moody-Olbbs At!f"jtl*.m home. scoring threat missed by

scoring; twins of the Waves sextet Dee 8-(.rcen Cove Na'y, away inches when Dean Ramsey slip-
Dee. 33-U. of Ha. Hoxh. nway.
dumped in 23 and 26 points, Dec. JG-Hi. State U. liohh, home, ped to one knee just short of
Dec. 38-(Jlbbn Vikings, away. the goal.
Jan. 8-Kanfonl Navy, away
It was a C'losechccklngame: Jan. 12-U. of Fla ioxh. home. EFFECTIVE LINE play of Bill
Jan. 35--Tilynco: Navy awuy
with 19 fouls called against the Jan. 21-Orlando AHJ, away. Reightly and Bill Richards of the
Jan 2H-Glynoo Navy, home
winners. Women's Collegiate Association Jin: 29-Albany MCSD, away, winners, and Don Milu&h and
rules were in effect for lob 1-Jax Jr. College hone Frank Romean of AK School
l>'eb. -- home. ,+ .t
this contest. : :JOAnje: 9
Teh 5- away '" minimized scoring threats
Making their final appearance Feb.. 7-<3r.en Cove Navy, home,
Jeb 14-Cecil Held home In other games, Aviation Ordnance .
In the Craekcrjax: lineup were I1'eh. 17-San ford Navy home.
Jeanne >'cb. 26-Albany MCSD. home. School came from behindto
Botwright and Shirley Kcb 28-Cecil Field home. tq take a 13-10 victory from Naval
Morris, Marines from AN (P) S
School, transferred to Memphis. Lucovsky. Air Weapons System School.'

4 15 Make Trip Friday and Saturday, the Wares A pass from Matt Kurilich to

Making the trip were: Nancy meet Keesler! AFB Wafs, last sea- Marine Mel Young at the final
BREAK UP PASS PLAY-A futile Fasron 109 pass attemptis whistle proved the margin of
Ward, Willa Edwards, Shirley De- son's Air Force champions. Fri- broken up by a brace of Fasron Six defenders during last

Lavergne, Betty Smith, Shirley day's is slated for Main- period action in a recent NAS intramural touch football encounter victory.
,Pillard, Anne Simmons, Bev Bis- game in which the Banshees crept'closer to the league championship SPECIAL SERVICES gained its ,
todeau, the Gorsky twins, Bot- side gym at 1830. The Saturdaytilt with a 27-12 decision. Bill Ewing standing), second second win of the week, rallyingto
Is set for 2000 start at King line-backer, and right bide-back Ronnie Nelms (on ground in
wright Anderson Morris Drown a stop last year's champion,
foreground) squelch a Beaver attempt to score vla-th .Irlane*.
Kurilich! and assistant coach Jack Hall .t NATTCenter. The Patron 109 man en the play is unidentified. Training Facilities! 27-8. ,



Four JAX Am NEWS 24 November, 1954

Navy Courses ,

Supported By

:Men Of VP-3 T 'KNP ,.

I The men of Patrol Squadron
: (Three are out to get educated.

They have all but swamped the-
_, : education offlte with requests for

correspondence coursed Ensign.
, 1i David Muaselmaa, education of fi-

cer, reports that 93.T percent of
the crew are currently enrolled

la Navy training courses.

I' The chiefs, not to be outdone,,

I are right up to $1 percent proving

that even the "old salts" have

: f, to learn atul progress lit the mod n

ern Navy.
/ When It In considered that thereare

POTENTIAL OFFICEB-Tluree former Navy "whitr hats" 23ft enlisted men in VP-3,

now commissioned officers review ,another "white hat1 seating S3.7 percent ia a pretty impressive
appointment as a Limited Duty Officer in the Navy. Cyrus C.r..... figure Ensign Musselman predictsthat WAVES GO UP-John Paul
tensen, AO1, (left) of the First Lieutenant's Office at NATT- it won't be long before the? Promotions Win Jtnes' -Code of a Naval 0(0eer" -
Center Is screened by, from left: Lt. Bertram Uclovan Aviation entire Lt enrolled in is read to four new Wave
Ground Officers School; Lcdr. William T. natfion!' Training Fa squadron some petty officers at NATTCenterby
cllitieE'and Lt. Denny Newberry., Aviation llettriclan' Mate type of course. By 199 EMs At Ensign Mariann. Sommers,
Class H School Fifty-fire years of Navy esperlrn is behind this The men of VP-3 realize the Assistant Wave AdministrativeOfficer

trio of interviewers, 23 years of I ii as enlisted mem opportunities offered by the edu Center (center), Promoted are,
-- - -- Training
-- -- -
cation office and are not lackingIn from left: Barbara Logan, YN3,

OCS Candidates SAFETYBox the necessary initiative to X total of 199 enlisted personnel -, of Simmons Military AK2 Personnel of Supply; ;Anne Norma -

grasp them. Career planning and l at the Naval Air. Technical Fleming. YN3, of Aviation

Score education go hand in hand. The Training Center successfully passed Ground Officers School; and
Appear BeforeSelec example set by the men of VP-3 the Service-wide Vivian SeMon, DT3, of the
DbabUag. injuries Threwglt I Auguat,1954 Dental department.
may well be followed.NERO'S competitive examination.
Monday, Nov 22
ion BoardFourteen This Month 0 Promotions of some became effective : Rigid Survival

This Year 13 last Tuesday while others.
enlisted men at the will take effect 16
Last : January and
Naval Air Technical Training Lost-Time DaJ' Accident 54 March 16 of next year. Training For
Center were interviewed' by a selection
Included ,in the advance in rat
board to qualify for Officer
-- -- -
ing we're four Waves: Barbara Patrol CrewsMembers
Candidate School an Limited
Top Grades Win Logan, YN3, of Military Person-
Duty Officers. nel Office; Anne Simmons, AK3, of Patrol Squadron

Specialists in their fields as enlisted For zp Supply; Norma Fleming, YN3, of Five are spending a lot of time
the 14, if successfulin Recognition
men i Aviation Ground Officers School, in the icy waters off Argentla

OCS their in a application floss convening, will attend after!: Three Students .' and Vivian Setdon, DT3 of Dental. Newfoundland thee days .

r. Promotions by schools were as to
.June; 1. I learning save their lives
I Honor student recognition in Ayy: follows!:!: AE School, 85; NAWS .
Candidate art' t'lt''d! l once : three graduating classes of Naval ,- School, 27; Supply, 9; Medical, 2; Home-based at Jacksonville Na

n year for LDO, und after test I Air Technical: Training -Center ; \"" Personnel, 9; Discipline, 5; Train- val Air Station, the squadron id

and examinations, reviews by schools was won last week by /:.. ,' Irg Facilities, 18; AO Schools, 21; presently flying antl submarine

the Selection Hoard, and upon" two Marines and a White Hat. '>.,.' First Lieutenant, 4; Dental, 10( ; and ice patrols around such arc-
recommendation by their Commanding At Aviatfbn Storekeepers Class ,'<.,"' : AK School 7; Special Services tic outposts in Greenland and
"" .
rwHi their
: Officer, "C" School, Pfc. George E. Smithof '''','' 2; AGO School. 2, and Chaplains, Labrador as Narsarssuak, Thule,

appointments Chicago, topped a class of 15 : f one. Sondrestrom and Goose Bay
Naval Air Weapons System .
with an 8553 average, lie has ,, : ,,: ,(. *
School provided the bulk of the \ ..:."
been assigned t tot h e Marine I, MDB Assessment Due Instruction In survival is an important
half ot the 14
Clarence Corps Air Station, Miami Fla. BRIDE -According :Members of the Employees' Mu- part of each day's activities
from there. They were:
Pfc. Robert L. Dillon led his to the legend, Nero fiddled tual Death Benefit Society are for the "Mad Foxes" of VP5. -
Bonham, GFC; Donald Kiikner; class of 105 at Airman Preparatory while Rome went up in smoke. advised that assessment No. 42 I Each member of every plane's
ATC; Anthony Lenahan, AO1; it wouldn't have
But, happen crew must learn the
operation and
School with of
an the
is due and closeof
average payable by
Cameron Paulk, GF1; William ed if red-haired Shawn Smith
of his
uses survival
2.21.. A native of Enid, Okla., had been around in those days. business Monday Dec 6. equipment so
Russell, ATC; James Talmadge, I
well, that there will not be
Girl, and Doyle Boast, ATC and a former Aeronautical Engineering la a coming movie the young
major at the Universityof actress plays Popea, Nero's A sweet 'young thing in distress or mistakes: in time of
The other candidates and their wife. She formal .
wean a more emergency.The
Oklahoma, Pfe. Dillon will came in and said: "I've broken
Divisions were: Arley Becm, AEC, costume in the film.
now go to Aerographer's School my glasses. Do I have to be examined moat popular pad of this
AEA( ) School; William Chad- at Lakehurst, N. J. "There's a man outside who says' all over again?" training believe it or not i.

wick, AEC, AGO School; Cyrus Honor student at Aviation Elec. he has a dual personality" "No," sighed the optician, "just the regular "swimming" sessionin
Chilstensen, A01, FIrst Lieutenfnt's "Tell him to himself" ." the icy waters of Newfoundland.
trician's Mate School Class B last go chase your eye*
Office; Newton Celchamps, The crewmen first don the I
week was Dale Barner, AE1, of
AOC; James! Grissora, AEC AE
wilt which
bhnsville Penn. with are especial
(B) School; Robert Linden, CS1, .
TP-21: at Patuxent River and Port Local 'Inventors' Get Briefing ly designed and tailored to protect
Commissary; C a r m o n Hatley; the wearer
against extreme
Lyautey he will to Cecil
AEC, ,AEA( ) School. report weather
Field for duty with VP-12. On Navy Patent Procedures conditions Then they
Jump into the freezing water

C *
MOVIESMALSSIDE Have you built a better rlghta from which he may realize '
mousetrap thought of a new monetary gain in the form While enjoying their "dip", the
.-.tee crews learn how to inflate their
runway lighting system, or of royalty fees.
Thursday, November 25 The plane's liferaft, how to crawl intoIt
speeded up accounting process Navy patent programwas
Arena, Gig, Young Jean Hagen and the maximum number of
attachment established
es by the use of a novel many years ago
Friday, November 26 = OTI to an existing ma- and the rights of the govern. persons that the liferaft can support

A Blueprint For Murder r ...& chine rThe ment with regards to 'inventions in the water.

Joseph Cotten, Teresa Wright The Shipwreck party held last Navy i I. interested in made by Navy employees They learn to have confidencein

Saturday, November 27 Saturday night at the club was your ideas to improve working are set forth in a SecNav die their survival gear and to useIt

Million Dollar Mermaid well attended and a huge success. conditions, reduce costs save restive of July 20( 1951., to survive the maximum length

Esther Williams, Victor Mature Almost everyone present was in time and improve efficiency of RAYMOND I. TOMPKINS, of time possible in the arctic

NATTCENTER I costume. machines and personnel. patent counsel for the Navy, waters

Thursday, November 25 The club will be open 0 n Many people are familiar and to whom all inventions e 1 .

Malta Story, Alec Guineas, Jack Thanksgiving and a turkey dinner with the beneficial suggestion made by BuAer personnel in -

Hawkins will be served at moderate cost. program and many have received the Sixth Naval District shouldbe Officers Will AppearOn

Friday, November 26 A special comeasyouaredance : awards. But how many repotted, visited NAS Jack Television Tonight

Arena, Gig Young Jean Hagen is being planned at the realize that inventions are also sonville Nor. 19 to. acquaint
made personnel with patent and Capt. John S. Thach, commanding
Saturday November 27 club for December 3. by numerous militaryand copy.
civilian which lie will make officer of the Naval
personnel light procedures.
A Blueprint For Murder The club is at present taking a
save thousands of Navy dollars future periodic visits to the Air Station, and Comdr. Harry
Cot ten Teresa
Joseph! collection of canned good for
and frequently have varied commercial station to consult with and adVise Harty, NAS Operations officer,
HOSPITAL needy families for Christmas. Any
will be the
uses? inventors principals on a Television
Thursday, November 22 club official will be happy to take
to be
broadcast tonIght
THE NAVY PATENT or. Leonard Eubanks, Industrial *
Masterson Of Kansas any and all canned goods that
at 1900.
ganization obtains patents for Relations officer, has been desIgnated
Nancy have to donate to this worthy
George you Navy employees in return for patent liaison officer by The officers will explain

Gates cause. an assignment or a royalty-free the commanding officer. Reporting the people of Jacksonville why
Friday, November 26 The General Assembly meeting) license for their inventions. forms are available in jet plane art ao noisy and out

Irfelta Story, Alec Guineas, Jack will be held Monday Nov. 29 at Where it i.s determined that his, office, and he will be glad line ,an abatement program in
Hawkins 11$0 in the club. Come and bring Is the to offer assistance in
only a license required, any pat conjunction with it. They will
Saturday, November 21 your ideas and complaints for discussJon. inventor retains: I commercial ent and invention matters. also discuss the traffic pattern.PagQ .

Arens, Gig Young, Jean Hagen .