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I Eleven Xmas Parties For 4,500 TotsThe I .', ".,, ':::'' X'' rMv 1''

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busiest person on the NAS Protestant chaplain, ia of Naval personnel overseas, \ "

station next Friday, Dec. 17, chairman of the party for children who are residing in this area,
will be Santa Claus, who will of Naval Air Station per are invited to attend. Tickets ..;. i
report aboard at 1300 to enter. sonnel, to be held at the Main can be obtained by writing the .,.:':j

taro over 4,500 youngsters at aide gym, at 1300. More than Chaplain, Naval Air Station, lam' +t .# .\.;i
eleven separate Christmas par 800 children have registered for and stating the father's name, :

tics. this party, which will include rate, serial number, where he *

Plans are underway to really the showing of movies, carol is stationed and names and

"treat" the kiddies, all of singing and Santa Claus, witha ages of the children. S. SS
whom are children of Navyand gift and a bag of candy for Two separate parties are
Marine personnel under 11 each child. planned for children of fleet rtik

years of age. FOR TilE FIRST time in the personnel. One is for all Com-

LT. MALCOLM Carpenter, history pf the station, children (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4))
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ilw VW-4 Eyes 1 ''..- ..----_, ;x._ t&; ....... ..
DOESN'T DIG SANTA-When jolly old St. Nick showed up
.. New at the Navy Exchange at Mainslde he was much in demand by
Super jqunirsters in the crowd, but the little girl on his right<< knee
wasn't prepared. Even though Santa tried his best to console
Linda Jean Wiles, daughter of Oscar Wiles, hill, of VP-16, the
Craft Ine'55Airborne tears continued. It was a different story for Tommy Hutchison
(right), son of Lender Hutchison, ADI, of VF-22, who patiently
Waited to tell Santa what he wanted under his Christmas tree.
Ear 1 Warning Santa Claus will be at Toyland again tonight and every Thursdayand
Squadron (V\V-.1)) will bo" fly- Tuesday evenings until 2000. ,
ing a fleet of new super Con- -
; stellation-type planes 'before Push Other Career Benefits

I ijI the 1955 hurricane season is

-r completed.The .
new planes, lonflguied Defense SecretarySupports
weather reconnalsance, will have
a cruising speed of neatly double

the present Neptunes (P2V-5J),

Six pilots and 12 enlisted personnel Hike
of the squadron are at Pay

NAS Patuxent River, Mil, being
checked out. on ths operation of
..... '
---- the new weather plane, which Secretary of Defense Charles E. Wilson has given his

person 42ND to SIUP-OVER-The reenllst In the Regu.42nd bears the symbol, WV-3. support to the military pay raise proposed by the Inter-

lar Navy at the Naval Air Technical : For training purpose", however, Service Committee, and has stated that the 1956 Defense
Ship-Over Training Center this year the Hurricane Hunters are be. budget would include additional funds to take care of it.
Is1 In this group. Receiving the ing checked out in a WV-1, a The legislation, which will be
oath from Lcdr. Samuel Lanier, I gress next year by the Defense
smaller version of the WV-3.
Military Personnel officer are presented to Congress when it Department include provisions' for'
Average High (left to right) Robert Bohnsten- Headed by' Operation Officer ; convenes in January, will also include better housing, comprehensive revision -
gel, GF1; Ronald Bennett, AE2, Ix-dr. Richard V. Donahue, related raises such as more of benefits for survivors
and Dean Cramer, AE2.VP16 the group now training at Pa per diem, dislocation allowanceand and more reliable medical care

At CenterOutstanding tuxent include Lodr. Roland hazard pay adjustment. While for dependents.The .
Wcstover; Lcdr. Robert Newman the basic raise will mean an increase
Last Inter Service CommitteePlan
; Ledr. Robert Plttmon-; averaging from three to
favors career and
in the face of Lt. Ray Tucker; Lt. (jg) John i six per cent, the related items pro
vides for the doubling of lon
To Switch Farrell; Charles Snlsher, ADC; will up that figure to about an
decimating reenlistments in gevity increases of personnel with
Joseph Sullivan, AD2; Joseph eleven per cent boost to present
the United States Navy is the two or more years' service. Secretary
Windham, ADI; William O'Neil service pay.OTI1EIt .
record of the Naval Air Tech- To P2V5sIts AIX3, and Reuben Robbins CAREER BENEFITbills across-the-board Wilson did increase not approvean that

nical Training Center'which ALC. which will be asked of Con-
distinction of being the.only would apply to recruits and new-
has a 70 percent average of Also Wayne E. Kimbrough, ly-commissioned officers.
reenlistments for the squadron in the Atlantic Fleet ADC; George D. Faulkner, ATC; WEATHER OUTLOOK
year ALSO
equipped solely with P2V-2 model Charles J. Arleth, AE1; Sam Hollander
since January 1, 1954. Friday-Windy and rainy. the pay'.raise within the lost few-
Neptune patrol bombers has finally ADI; Robert H. Kernan,
Of BIxtpersons eligible for Saturday-Cold and clear days were Rep. Carl Vinson (D,
been lost by Patrol Squad ALl; Reuben L. Nelson, ADI, and
Ga.), Air Force Secretary Tal-
reenlistments in the Regular Navy, ron 10.VP16. (Please Tarn to Page 8, Col. 4)) Sunday-Cold and clear. bott, and Army Secretary Rob
a total of 42 shipped over with

the Military Personnel office, according pilots, crewmen and 4< ........__ .I ..,_. __' w.. ert ed T.that Stevens.two other Stevens bills also of stat interest ;.
to Lcdr, Samuel Lanier, maintenance personnel now art .\ 4(: to retired servicemen will
Personnel officer. able to boast of full \.
a complement
1 : ,.: proposed "one to authorize
uT III S FIGURE he says, of 12 brand spanking new ,, it-: ii.. fax exemptions for retired pay

"compares as exceptional with I P2V-5's, an advanced version of i and the other to equalize retire
other commands and speaks highlyof the P2V-2, fresh from the Lockheed 1 ment provisions among the sere
efforts within the Training factories in California. ices."

Command to further the trainingand Ever since its reactivation M At the same time, Rep. 'Tom
education of personnel for Patron 741 In 1951: VP-16 baa f I Ioy Ir Murray (D., Tenn.), who Is new
advancement in the Naval Serv operated F2V-2's. These reliable cWalrman' of the House Civil l
ice." aircraft he flown toursof ;' Service Committee, is going to
IIOIIKRT MEYER, YN2, of duty In the Mediterranean, y. S.Ad .Mp plug the same five per cent pay
MPO, logged in the 40th, 41st North Africa and Iceland. Aftera ro increase for civilian government
and. 42nd reenlistments when fare-lifting In the 0 IK; workers which Congress voted

Robert Bohnstcngel, GFI, of Na- shops, these venerable planeswill this year, but the President ve
val Air Weapons System School; be transferred", to training toed.

and Ronald Bennett, AE2, and command .

Dean Cramer, AE2, both of Aviation The P2V-5 is distinguished from Christmas Trees Go
Electrician's Mato School, the P2V-2 by the addition of an
signed again for six years. observer's window in the nose and On Sale Dec. 15

Meanwhile, Don 'Peterson, two fuel tanks mounted on the xp y Christmas Trees will be sold
DKSN; of the Disbursing office, extreme wing tips. It also carries at NAS Jax beginning Dec. 15.
arranged for the shippingoverpay I considerably more radar and electric NAS Boy Scout Troop 131,
of the reenlistees and totalled gear and is the most fully in cooperation with the Com-

more than $fMO in pay and bene equipped aircraft 4Ji the, world ___nm.m_ __-mn__. __ m__ nm___ __ __ missary Store, will handle the

fits the trio will receive. This includes for anti-submarine detection. FULL-FLEDGED PPC-A proud day for any Naval aviationis sale of trees.
accumulated leave, reenlistment However, the range, speed and the day he receives his wings of gold. Multi-engine pilots go The tennis court in,the Main-
bonus, travel allowance other performance characteristicsof a step further and have another big day In their lives-the day side Navy Exchange retail
became commander. Harlan Bakke (right)
they patrol plane Lt.js( )
end mustering out pay after taxes the P2V-5: are about the sameas store area will b" the site of
receives his plane commander certificate and congratulations from
were deducted for the older vintage P2V-2, Contdr. Jack L. Grayson, skipper of Patrol Squadron Three. the tree salesI .


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9 December

I ROLLIN MAYHEM No Accidents, By OnieTj"

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Published I every Thursday for Navy and Marine activities at Naval I Air CATHOLIC
SUllo. JacksoMllff, FU,
NA8, JftckMitllU Sunday,' Mass-0800, 0900 1000-I
COapt. John S. Thach ..... Commanding Officer I
Comdr. John N. Mjeu ......_.?....Executive Officer St. Edward' Chapel.
Meet Air Ji ii,.i Rear Adm. John Terry .?. ... ....... ?.....?...._. ... ........CommanderCapl. Saturday-0800.
Klvhard O. Uiwne .-..._?.?__.=::.Chief of StaffFlrtt Daily-OG30. SAFE
Air "1al' line
Capt. Edwin J. S. Young _..._........-_.___.......Commander Sunday-0630-Mass at Hospital DRIVING
Comdr, Frank D. Heyer .? .' _. Staff Officer y
na i l Air?Tethiktl; r.Tr UI l."tr..chltr;: Chapel. oAY
Capt. Henry C. I>lx nt| ...........,,_....._._...........t .Commanding Officer MORMON
Comdr.: Edward W. Uuhop__..._...?.........Kxrcuthe Ofllceraial

Capt. Edward S. lv>c .... ...> lUiplUI...._.Commanding) Officer 1930 'Monday NATTC j ooar ..iPREsIpENr
Capt I* A. Newton ...........=._...KARTU- ??...._...?.Kxccuthe Officer Chaplain's Office.CHRISTIAN \

Capt. Wilson II. Bartlett : ...........?...?_.......Commanding Officer SCIENCE1900TuesdayMalnside :
Comdr. Laurence *\ Sttfftnhacen .-........Executive O/ncer
Chapel i
The JAX AIR NEWS If published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station,
JackMinvllle, Florida, and piloted commercially' with 1 non-upproprlated funds Office on ramp.PROTESTANT.
at no expense to the government and In compliance NAVKXOS: I'-.'15, Kev.
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free oPcharge at the Naval Air Station, theNaval
Air: Technical Training! Cf'ntC'r.I'a' Air flesene Training Unit, and the
U. S. Naval Hospital. 0930-AIl Saints' Chapel.
Editor-Andrew H. Planpy
"Aislstant F.dltor-lIt'lf'ft Har|>er: Sports Wltor-Gordon Robbie, JOT: Staff 1100-All) Saints' Chapel.
Rf'por'lf'rlJalIolnlel.\ rill; Charles: Earl JOSNj; Cliculatlon Dlslilbutlon-
'hu'h.ri' AO3. -- 0915-Naval Hospital ChapeL I :
AIR NEWS U a' member of the Armed Forces 1'I'f' Service.. Addresses ot locai ,
AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be leprlnted without ( : ACTION COMMUTE
the written permission of Armed Forces Press Service Republlcatlon of other churches may be obtained by call-
matter except by nenlre publication, U prohibited without permission of fOR TRAFFIC I 4
Editor. JAX AIR NEWS.Editorial ; ng the Chaplain's Office, 425)).
offices located Main Administration Building/ Phone extension .
B348. 216 and 8161.
MOVIES I ."Come on, stay out! We can't take a chance with your drhinj<;'.,

That Little Extra Care WillMake Thursday, De<.'. 9 I

'S-D Day' A SuccessWhen Mulnskle NATTCenter Robert -Taylor. Valley-" Vhlte Eleanor of the Christmas Pat King ker: i', ,*,I x4KoIp;/1

any activity tlaims more than 38,000 American Hospital Black 13, Peter Reynolds I| QUESTIOH3 SERVICEMEN WO THEIR.
lives a year, it becomes national problem of major proportions FAMILIES ASK, THE VETERANS

Those are Ute words of President Dwight D. Eisen- Frll'aDe<>. 10 i j jMaiiuide I

hower, inreferring to the biggest killer in the nation the -. Clouded Yellow, Jean i Ii i Q-I am studying carpentry in I Q-I have just been t'pal'.H'd

automobile. Simmon I.I a trade school under the Korean from! service, and I want to apply

Concerned with this drain on our human resources the NATTCenter Valley of the ( GI Bill. I would like to shift to for Korean GI insurance. Hal I

President has appointed The President's Action Committeefor Kings. Robert'r. Eleanor I Ii j:pn-the-job training, also in car- don't want to forfeit the free cov.

Traffic Safety, which next Wednesday, Dec. 15 is sponsoring Parker. ', pentry. Would that be considered erage that I have for 120 days

"S-D Day" "Safe Driving Day." my one-and-only change of course following my separation. Should

Saturday, Dec. 11 since I still would be training in I[ wait until the end of that period
SAFE DRIVING SHOULD HE a day-in day-out effort
Mahuide Black Castle, Steven before I
for all motorists, but "S-D Day" is being set aside as a spe- Kailoff apply
McNally, Boris
cial reminder day to be observed across the nation. On this Clouded Yellow, A-Yes. The switch would be A-No; It Is better to apply
NATTCenter -
day the test confronting every community and installationwill Jean Simmons considered your change of early. The effective date of your
be course, even though your objective Korean GI insurance need
to remain completely free of traffic accidents for of the not
hospitals Valley Kings,
remains the The
the 24-hour be the date
period. Eleanor necessarily you ap
Robert Taylor, Pal ker I ia that contentand
"S-D Day" Is an opportunity and a challenge for all 4 I II reason instructional course methods differ ply. You can specify that the

hands to join in a common effort against a common. enemy: BC-BS Payments Due I I I materially between class- Insurance become effective on
the traffic accident toll so the last day of your UO-iUr
Blue Cross-Blue Shield policy room and job training that the
Let look of the results j free coverage.,
at of accidents.
us some Theyare holders are reminded that month. two types of training could not
convincing proof of our need to work for safety. There ly payments are due Dec. 13 and j jU. conceivably be considered the Q-I spent four years as a cadetin

is no way to calculate the extent of waste this nation suffers I same course. the U. S. Military Academy II'

from auto accidents. We cannot measure the real less West Point. Will that time count

of 38,300 auto deaths in the U. S. last year. in computing my eligibility for

Korean GI Bill training?
IN 19)3:; THERE: WAS AN injury in traffic approxi-
23 seconds. total of A-No. Under the law, time
mately every A 1,350,000 persons were
injured to the point where they were disabled beyond the spent as a cadet or midshipmanIn

day of the accident. For every family, one or more persons V ) R? L a service academy may not

were totally and permanently disabled, thereby becoming be counted in computing Ko-

a financial burden, either to' his family, or to the rean GI Dill training eligibility.QI .

community or nation, or both. The price of.traffic accidentsin am planning to go 10

1953 in terms of money is estimated to have been $-t school under the Korean GI Bill.

Could I count my parents as de-
can this shameful waste be avoided ? Why and pendents for GI allowances! purposes -

where do these accidents happen? What can we do to prevent ?

them? A-You could include your

parents only if
LET US ALL FACE UP TO THE facts-accidents do f as dependents

not just happen, they are caused. Whenever the primary they are in fact dependent on

causes are identified and controlled, accidents will be re- you.
duced. This is the principle of accident prevention and Q-I am being retired from iI"-

this is where we fit into the picture. Traffic safety requires 1: t' tive service because I haw a

safe thinking on the part of every individual. service-connected disability. What

Motorists will be urged on "S-D Day" to accept full per- 'a s kCi '', would my deadline be for gttui'tt
the GI insurance for tli--
sonal responsibility for complete adherence to these basic
abled Korean veterans-one :"carfrom
safety principles:
my retirement, or one year

tions.1. Observe the letter and spirit of all traffic regula-. ....__...._ _._.. .OWW_ "" _.,, lo. : .. from the date VA adjudicate; my

2. Be courteous to every driver and pedestrian -j rac- CIIAPLAIN WELCOMED disability as serviceconncctftrA
tice f Comdr. Marion O. Stephensonright would have one year
sportsmanship. Center Gets ( ) Is
welcomed aboard
by from the date VA determinesyour
3. Give full attention to driving and walking. In short, the chaplain's staff at NATT.

1 drive and walk as ypu would have everyone else drive and I Center. From left are, Lt. Ro- disability is service-con
.walk. bert Karlick, Lt. Gordon Griffin nected.

New Senior I and LUJK( ) Paul_ ..Piper. Q -Could I take on-the-job

REMEMBER, EVERY TIME YOU damage yourself in Bermuda and the battleship training under the Korean GI

an accident, your service and nation also suffer. You, may US S Nevada during World Bill in a silversmith shop in En-

be the best radioman or gunner in your crew, or the best ChaplainWith War II.After gland?

electrician or mechanic in your shop, but your skill is wasted the
war he was at the A-No. Under the law, the
while you are laid up in a hospital. Playing it safe makes a Navy background dat- Naval
Training Station train
of GI
Newport, only type Korean
good sense. ing since 1942, Comdr. Marion
R. I
and from the
aboardthe ing you could take outside
Your safety is largely in -our-own hands. We can pass Stephenson this week was being
escort carrier USS U. in Ii
S. is
I training
Sicily. college_
better traffic regulations and patrolmen introduced at the
put more on duty. Naval Air Technical From the Naval

Highway engineers can eliminate crossroads, sharp curves Training Center as the new Albans and the Naval Hospital at St. VA-approved I course.. .
and other hazards. Auto makers can equip cars.with fancy senior Chaplain. Guantanamo at
Cuba he New 6ND CommandantRear
improvements. In the end YOU the lIe relieves reported
though, are one in the Lt. Robert Barlick, here.

driver's seat In a crisis on the road your. safety who has been ordered to the destroyer A veteran of the Adm. George C. Crawfordhas
First Marine assumed his duties as Com
to YOU. tender USS Yellowstone.
up J. S. THACH Chaplain Stephenson, a Me- has Division been in Korea, Father Barlick mandant Sixth Naval District,

'aptaIn, U. S. Navy thodist minister, served aboard the Training a Catholic Chaplain at relieving Rear Adm. Heber Mc
Commanding the Naval Operating Base in 1952. since March, Lean. Admiral McClean is bin

transferred: to the inactive flt.Page .



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9 December 1954 JAX AIR ''NEWS Page 'Ihree

I I Still A MysteryWho- Stole The Bos'n's Pipe? --I I ,

Who stole the Bos'n'i pipe? kept in A-I condition even to fie* window snatched the parking lot at the rear of the I
What culprit did that evil i the nylon braided type white box and it was gone. barracks. He chanced to lookdown .

deed? cord affixed to the pipe, so The brown box was pad. at the ground and there .
It Is still a mystery to WilLiam the Chief could hang it aroundhis locked. In that box beside tb.Bo'n' before him was the brown box, (Is, Arm** Face role Service) \
John Noonan BMC, chief neck. ; sterling silver pipe WM the hasp torn off. Marine IIq. says It Li getting too I
master-at-arms of NAS Jack THERE WAS A MEDIUM- also a sum of money. A searchof The master-at-arms opened many letters and documents '\
sonville. sized brown box always kept the chief master-at-arms office the box -- and there in the which fail to properly identify '.

Chief Noonan, something of on the desk In the chief mae. was made. Perhaps th'e box bottom of it, underneath the the Individual, concerned. Most of 1

j detective himself, In a military ter-at-arms office in Building had been mislaid. But, no, it top tray was the Bos'n's pipe the time the reason is the per-
way, pondered the mystery 912 One night when could not be found.A But the money was gone son's service number either is incorrect .
for days stepped out of the office fora FEW DAYS LATER themuterat. Today William John Noonan, or omitted. To eliminatethe

The Bos'n's pipe, a sterling; brief moment a furtive -arm* of Barracks 915 BMC is still a-wondering "who waste of time and effort in
silver affair, if you please, was figure reached through.the of. happened to walk through the stole the Bos'n'a 'pipe?" checking these items Marine CO

__ __________ I have been directed to check correspondence -
"""""' ,._,-- _......... .,.'f4 '" -- -- -- -- between local bases!"
Carrier ,::. ':v ;\ .., >1' .,
Civil Service
Super '" .: ''' .& "., and Hq. to verify service num.
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'.." : : ; hers
$ ..,, '.h. r
v '
Forrestal Hits : ,: < Jobs ListedApplications
f r :, j1Z The Department of the Interiorhas

are being acceptedfor reported a change in its policy -
Water Dec. 11The several civil service billets at I 1 of waiving admission, guide,

Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Va., I auto permit and elevator fees for
new super-carrier U S S Naval Air Station, Pensa- members of the Armed Forces in

Forrestal will officially get her cola, FJa.Personnel. I areas administered by the Nation.
hull wet Saturday Dec, 11, at interested should file al Park Service Servicemen on

Newport News, Va. Standard Form 57 with the Indus active duty will be admitted with.
The huge carrier will be launched trial Relations Officer of the activity out paying these fees only whenin

by flooding the graving ik concerned. uniform. The waiver applies
dock where the keel was laid two Vacancies at NAS Norfolk 1n. only to the individual in uniform

years ago on July 15, 1952 Named elude 1 Aeronautical Engineers, I and not to any civilians in his
in honor of the late James V. 3i GS-9 and GS-llj: Electrical Engineers company
Forrestal, first Secretary of deffense { GS-9 and GS-7; Physical 1 .

and former secretary of the Metallurgist, G S 5 ; Electronic The Navy's Bureau of Medicine
Navy the carrier is expected to Engineers, GS-9 and G S.. 7 ; and Surgery has announcedthat
be placed in service in the fall Physical Metallurgist, GS-5; Electronic I production difficulties pre
of 1955. Engineers, GS-9; Mechanical vented the delivery of influenza ,
The Forrestal is the first of a Engineer, GS-7; EnAincel'ingDraftsimll1 vaccine in time for compliancewith
new class of attack carriers planned ,.i ; GS-6 ; Supervisory Nov. 15 deadline for
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to meet the requirements of Illustrators, GS-IO] and GS-8; flu shots. The deadline has been
modern, long range attack planes MARKSMANSHIP MEDAL Pvt. Carl Itofstrom, student at Publications Writer, GS-7; and extended for installations where
Airman Preparatory School at NATTCenter, receives a sliver
and jet aircraft. Engineering,:: Aid, GS7. the vaccine has not been received
medal from Lt. Col. Frank It. Porter Jr., commanding; officer of
hailed as world'sIargest
Although the the Marine Aviation Detachment, for his excellent score of 237 Those at NAS Pensacola are and shots will be given as
combatant vessel ((59,650 out of 250 with the M-l rifle. Engstrom compiled the rifle score for an Electrical Engineer: GS-9; I quickly as possible after receiptof
tons, standard displacement, 1036 while training at MCRD San Diego; The award, presented by Mechanical Engineer, GS-11; and I the vaccine
feet overall length, 252 feet Leatherneck Magazine In conjunction with Its third annual marks. Supervisory Electronic Engineers,
manship contest, also Includes a cash prize and certificate. Pvt. C r r
wide), the Forrestal is actually GS-11 and GS-12.
Engstrom placed second In the recruit division. Selection boards to recommend
smaller than her planned pre --------- -- -----
decessor the carrier United --- Naval Reserve commanders and
States (CVA-58)), which was can. Servicemen Veterans DueBigger USS Midway Due lieutenant commanders for pro.
motion for Jan.
celled only five days after her are scheduled 4,
The carrier USS Midway 1053. Boards considering the pro.
keel was laid.
(CVA-41) is expected to arrive at'' motion of lieutenants will meet
The new super carrier's ship's
complement of 3,360 enlisted personnel : Insurance Dividends Mayport sometime today. Mak I Feb. 15, 1955, and for lieutenants! ,
and 466 officers, will have ing its fifth visit to Jax, the junior grade, May 3, 1955. A selection .

first class living accommodations.. 1 Washington; (AFPS).Higher dividends are in prospect In 1955 giant carrier was ]last! here in (' ) board to recommend Na.
4 for many holders of National Service and U. S. Government Life ly November. 111'-1 val Reserve line captains for pro.

Insurance who have been eligible for dividends In the past -::-::-y motion to rear admiral convened
ExTeacherNow Some five million holders of I Extend Pacific Tour Nov. 30
National Service Life Insurancewho permanent plan policies, a nominal r .
] Increase Will be made in dividend For Sonic Marines I
StudentAt have converted to permanentplan Selective Service has been asked -
rates for most who are under
and participating term policies Marine, without dependents! for 1,275 physicians and 45V
will be eligible to share Ina 60 years of age. A slightly greater who complete their normal 12- dentists for the final of
SchoolAn Increase is in store for those quarter
$200 million dividend. National over 60.Unde". month tour of duty at Guam, fiscal year 1955. The Army will
ex-school teacher Is goingto Service insurance was Inaugurated Kwajaleln or the Philippine Islands get 825 of the physicians, the
school in Aviation Ordnance during WWII and JIM been avail. both National Service will have another 12 months Navy 200, and the Air Force 250.
Officer School at the Naval Air able to servicemen and veterans Life Insurance and U. S. Govern of security duty in Japan or the Of the dentists, the Army will get

Technical Training Center. lie Is since then.A ment Life Insurance programs, Hawaiian Islands, according! to a 309 and the Air Force 150. They
Ensign Joseph Robbins, a jet $2e million\ dividend will be the dividend payments depend on new Headquarters policy will report for active duty during

pilot from NAS Cecil Field, who apportioned I among approximately the plan of insurance, the age of Those with dependents will April 1955.MDB .
III taking the ten-week course. 380,000 holders of WWII the holder and year of issue.andthe stay 24 months at Guam and the .
U. 's. Government permanentplan Philippines, or 12 to 18 monthsat
Formerly an Instructor In vocational amount of insurance carried.. Payments Due
electricity in II a m p ton policies Kwajalein before returning to
(Virginia) High School, Ensign However, certain policy hold. Payments bear no relation to the the states. This applies only to Mutual Death Policy holders

Robbins, has high praise for era In both these categories are amount of premium paid I per those who have their dependentswith arc reminded that assessment No.

James E. Baker, AOC, a PhaseII not eligible for payments-for $1,000 of insurance. them. 43 is due Dec. 17.yp.n .

(electricity) Instructor at the example, .these who receive __ ..
Training Center. "free" Insurance.. -r4fky.,, vrr-'qve'd:(ksri hi'ii'b: -r; ,...J I

"The entire course thus far Eligible policy holders will receive ;, *(

ha* been> an eye-opener to me," a dividend for each monthin <. ,..j
he said "When I was In flight which they paid a premium on S b .
training for my winK and laterIn their insurance during the polky y <
Jet training, I wa too busy! year ending In 1955. The dividends .
earning my wings and learning won't be paid monthly but

to keep aloft, to get many of In a lump sum shortly after the very o i
the fundamentals the ordnance anniversary date of each policy :

school offer beginning in January. w

"I feel that the first phase of Dividend rates for holders of r

the course that of basic ordnance National Service I participating 'n" d
organization, administrationand term policies will be about ten

publications aa they applyto percent higher through the age ,y'4 y fo n 4' r ,r. ,K,1 M'V

squadron's arc well worth of 40 than were 1954 rates. For
c ,
coming here for. ages above 40, the Increase will IA
Ensign Robbins is one of 12 be somewhat greater except at

officers attending the present the age of 55) for which the rate

He is a member will be unchanged..
AO ((0) class. ___ _umu___________
All-Weather Fighter Text year's rates' will vary
of VF-14,'
UNUSUAL CLASS-Twenty-three Ensigns, all former enlisted men and now Limited Duty
Squadron from Cecil :Field, wide only slightly from 1954 on dividend Officers, plus two Brazilian Navy. officers, are included in the 25-man class: to be graduated next
known in Naval Aviation history paid to holder of permanent Friday from AviaUon Ground Officers School Front row (left to right) are, Morris Anthony, Frank
ly Bat), Benjamin Bibb, Charles Brammeier. Jack Deboer. John Frailer, Bowheart Frentress. Secondrow
as the "Top Hatters." plan National Service (left to right) Max Gunn, Norman Halladay, William Hunter, John Keener, Thomas Legttt,
Life Insurance. John McCracken, David Offrell, George Pearson. Third row (left to right) Ltjg( ) Roberto Andes
He will be graduated from the (Brazil), Melvin Premo, Charles Rose,, William Rose, Chester Smith, James Wallace,
school in January For holders of u S Government John Yarwood, Vincent Zelones and Lt Luis Sanchez, (Brazil.


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9 December 1954
: Page Four JAX AIR NEWS

VP-18, VA-175, VP.J6, VA-15 VA-105 Report 61,000th Landing

r Scouting- Jacksonville ,Area Squadrons 1 Aboard VF-174 MidwayBy PilotWhen

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VIM around from Naval Experimental Station, : Lt. Edwin L. Dennis, Jr,
The best news Hangar _
I B.W.I.; B. R. Cottrel, ATC, from a. of Fighter Squadron 174, landedhis
:340 this past week has been
terrific success of the bowling Patuxont River; C. L. King, AD1, F9F-6 Cougar jet on the rolling -

from Fasron 76, London,'England, flight deck of the USS Mid-
team. This has been the second
and R. B. Harvey, AMC. from way last month, lie received a
:>ear in a row that It has won
NAAS Sanford, Fla. huge three-layer cake and It
the station championship, and it .
III xt handshake front the ship's com-
will no doubt help In hanging '
VA-m manding officer, Capt. ReynoldD.
onto the Iron Man Trophy.
On Xo\. 2H, VA-175: sent pert Hogle. .
The squadron has been working Ka
aboard the USS a
of the squadron
Laid for the forthcoming) com- Lt. Dennis had made the 61-
CVA-11)) for carrier R
Intrepid (
petitive ej.eiciscs which consistof { 000th(, landing to be accomplished
qualifications. All qualificationswere +
rockets, gunner, radar bomb- r on the giant aircraft carrier
Completed by Dec. 2 when
Ing and low altitude bombing.The ,. Every 1,000th landing that I is '
the detachment returned to NAS
news me woiklr.g hard to y made on a Navy'canier is always

make a good score, nnd, from the Jax. celebrated by presenting the pilot
Maintenance aid II fine job, and
talk on the hanger deck it appears ,5* t with a cake and special honors
all the planes wens ready to be .
there will be some flUff compc Lt. Dennis sihpilse .came
manned nt any time. A hearty
.tltion. while his squadron was qualifyingfor
is extended to all
"well done"
The commanding officer h A d :; carrier operations.: Dur1"nrDineday a
personnel who went aboard fpr ; .
extended a welcome aboard: to tho cruise on board,the Mid
qualifications. The Squadron completed -
following\ men! 141 D. Dowling, way off the eastern sea coast pf
951.2 flight hours for the
ATAN, from NAT rC, Memphis; the United States, nine VJo -IH
I month of November, and has 50
J. M. Hal tley, AK3: from NAS pilots ma'de their first carrier
: earlier landings BO far for the
Norfolk; C. A fciimwaM, YN2 month of December.A 61,000TIIwLANDING-Lt. Edwin Dennis (left) of Fighter landings in F9F-6's and 15 oth-

from VP-16; J C. McDonald, CS1, added to Squadron 174, gives his plane captain Leonard Brezina, AN,' the ers requallfied, having made then
I new face: has first piece of the huge three-layer rake presented to him by the original landings earlier ojj the
the roster of enlisted personnel. USS Midway. The cake was baked for Lt. Dennis for making the
USS Lake Champlain.
I He is R. A. Feigner, PN3, from 61,000th landing aboard the giant aircraft carrier. .

: Tlmbalier (AVP-54)).
the USS pier
award is the result of a decision
t Leaving for separation are: J. J. 1--------- made almost six months ago to Free Air Trips FOI'
Delehanty, ADAN; R. F. Rojer,
one, take advantage of educational opportunities -
AN; J. M. Henderson, AM2, and I potted to the' squadron. offered 1 by the sen Ice. Overseas Families
D.Villei ton AT2. I
II Added to the "bundle of joy"loll VA-105 welcomed aboard Wal- and civilian personnel.
I Military
VP-18 of VA-15 last month is an 8- ter M Campbell, PN2, from VF- and their dependents In 12-far- I

pound baby girl], born to Ensignand 174 NAS Cecil Field this week. areas will have their tours
EIe\en new men \\ere welcomed away
Mrs. George A. LeBfanc.: Five more seasoned officers I
aboard: Robert Dimmitt, ATAN; of foreign djity brightened, as
New to the transferred from VA-105 I
men reporting squad- were
the Pentagon has ordered one
Fletcher ADAN; Kenneth
Carey Robert Salamon A02 this week. Thomas Love Ensign :
ten are: A. Lt. I
Holdbfooks, AN; Larry Lomax, round-trip by' air to spots of
from VF-31; Charles E. Under- John Barnard, Ensign Don-
ATAN James' Mack, SD1; Tommy relaxation.
; wood, AN, from the USS Lake ald Hull Ryde, and Ensign Fran-
Phillips, ATAN; Thomas normal tout of dutyat
Champlain; George D. Hendeison, cis Moyer were ordered to duty
Sears, AN Robert Stegall, ADC; his remote each serviceman
; spot, -
ADAA, from NATTC Memphis, with CNATRA at Corpus Christi!,
William Tomlinson, AMAN Frank with without
; or dependents,
and Carl I. Oitagus, AD2, from Texas. Ensign Johnson Sapp is
Ynklch, AMC, and Norman Zan- to report to CNO Washington D. will get one such trip, and he

nino, PIIAN. Memphis. C. for duty. \' will be in a leave status while

Men who advanced in rate on 4.5 away from duty post.Hayman .

Nov. 16 include James Tullis to VA-105 "Sell your house yet?" _

PHI; Byron Williams, A02; Earl I A happy George W. Cults, Jr., "We've decided not to after Cited

Coffin, William Gchweller and AEAN, received a high school reading the 'agent's description.It .

Myron Harbison to AT2; Ray- diploma from his home state of seems to be just the place we

mond Palmer, Wayne Perry Victor South Carolina this week. Cutt'sRacketeer were looking for." At MastIt

Sultan to AD3; Joe Felts and .

Russell Reynolds f o AE3: ; Ken- ( >?" was double honor presented

neth McGee, AK3; John Carlton, to Joe Hayman, AE1, by Capt.

AM3; David Neese, AO3; Richard Henry DeLong, commanding offi-

Benner, Richard Mentink and cer of the Naval Air Technical
5" AY William Roark to AT3; Edward Training Center.

Washington, CS3; Thomas Clar- Hayman, an outstanding pistol

idgq PN3, and Donald Hart, YN3. expert, skeet shooter, and volleyball -
Three new "JG's" with an extra player at the Training Cen-

%. half stripe include Rufus John- ter, was awarded the Navy's Ex-

Fyr ? son, William Halgler and Ernie pert Pistol Medal and Good Conduct -'

J.i r. Gllem. The promotions became Medal at Meritorious Mart

effective Dec. 1. conducted by Capt. DeLong.
All hands are invited to a squadron -
HAPPY NEW YKAll Wkh. party tomorrow night on the Recently returned from thWorld's /
tag all members of the Armed Championship Skeet Shootat
Roof Garden of the :Mayflower
Forces an early Happy New Caracas Venezuela he finished
I Hotel),
Year is gay Janet Leigh, who'llbe
seen soon in Columbia's Cin- 12th against the outstanding

rinabcope musical "My SisterEileen" VA-ls 'i marksmen of the world.

Attack Squadron 15 held Its
--,- Hayman, whose home is Jn Hollywood -
dive bombing compcx, completingwith
Marine Grabs a 9601 foot average. Navy Fla, was a member of

"E" winners were Lt. (jg) L. B. the 1954 Jax Navy pistol team

Class Honors Welch, and Ensign D. K. Fitzgerald which finished second in the Sixth

who fired of 50
averages Naval District shoot held In Jack-
and 47 feet, respectively.The .
Second TimeMarine entire squadron has now sonville. He also was a member

Pfc. James Mutter is returned from.completing carrier Y'P2. 'S t7I i. of the undefeated Aviation J. le-

cue Marine who likes to remain qualifications aboard the USS DOUBLE HONORS: Good Conduct Medal and Navy Ex- trician's Mate School volleyball

at the top. Graduating from Airman Aviation pert Pistol Medal were awarded Joseph Hayman, AE1, of NATT- team which Won the NATTCenter -
School at NAT- the graduating class at Center, by Capt.'Henry DeLong, commanding officer, at meritorious -
Preparatory Storekeeper Class "A" School. A mast. Standing by is Lt. Denny Newberry, training officer at intramural title, and of the

TCc-nter at the head of his. class former Naval Reservist with VF- Aviation Electrician's Mate Class B School, where Hayman has Navy Splkers, Jacksonville Men'!

on July 2, Mutter duplicated his been an instructor.
893 at Seattle, Wash., he went on City League champions.
position as honor man again last active duty in May 1954, after

*,cek. serving in the Reserves since Feb.
i I Watchmen
This time he led a class of 30 Gouging ServicemenAn

... : 1951.AT
Aviation Electrician's Mate

Class "A" School with an average : Class "C" School, Cpl. international watch-conn- Company. counterfeited is the one with

of 91.82, slightly less than the George Davis of Washington, D. teifcitlng racket aimed at FAKE 11IILOVA watcheshave "Bulova 23" marked on the dial

S C4.ll) average he compiled at A.N' C., led a class of 9 Marines withan cheating servicemen has been been peddled to service- indicating a 23-jewel movement.The .
uncovered. Indictments havebeen men for prices upwards from fake is Inscribed "Bulov"and
(P) School.A average of 8005. He will be
prepared tor members of J23. Although almost identicalin is followed the
generally by
FORMER STUDENT at New stationed next at Aircraft, Fleet
a syndicate speda1i7.lng in the appearance to the $95 Bui- numeral "17."
Mexico A & M College, Pfc. Mut- Marine Force, Norfolk, Va. '
imitation of 'big-name watches. ova, the fake watcher arc worth The only safe place for a serviceman -
ter has been assigned to the Ma- Pfc. Richard L. Cave had the
Principal victims of the fake
rine Corps Air' Station, El Toro, best record in a class of 114 stu- watch raclfet have been mem- about $3,30 including an an- to buy an item of jew-

Calif. dents at Airman School. His av- ber. of the Armed Forces. odized aluminum case, a one- elry, he said, is In.the Exchangeor

Three other students also, re- erage was 92.20. A former stu- "Don't be fooled by so-called Jewel Swiss movement and a in a reputable store which

ceived honorman awards last dent at the University of Dela'ware band.
bargains, advised aspokes- has.been in business for a reasonable -
Pvt. Cave has been assignedto
,.'cck. man for the Dulova Watch One hlgh-p 'lcel watch being length of time. (AFPS)
Eric QNon, AKAN, was high in AT School 1, Memphis.




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9 December, 19S4 JAX AIR NEWS Page five I,

Six Years LaterAviation

Have She: "So the dean Just expelled I
Essay Naval Officer [ ReUnionSix "
you. What did you say to him?
lie: "I congratulated him for

years ago a 17-year old Aviation turning out such fine y o u n g
Must Be
school l Strong. All .
Augusta, Ga. high stu- : men."
essays of the contest, sponsoredby a .
dent accepted a naval aviation f
the Augusta Chronicle, were
contest award from
essay a Z ea One housewife| to another over
judged by officers of the Naval x_
officer at NAS Peni\a-
Naval !\ the back fence "I to think-
Air Training Command at Pensa- ';++ ati5 ,: got
cola, ing yesterday. You know how
week the essay-winning '
Last cola.Winners television
you do when the pet
and the officer were of the contest were
youngster '
is broken.
given tours of the Pensacola base. I
reunited right here at NAS Jack- .
sonville. The lad is William For- It was here that the then Comdrr
Thach took charge of the "My girl fiie.vl la one of twins."
smark, PH2, stationed at NAS
Cecil Field and the officer is and awarded certificates of me- $ "You don't way? How do' you

Capt. John S. Thach, command rit to the prize winning essays. k4 : tell them, apart'!
"Well her brother l is built dif
ing'officer of the Naval Air Station '
his own words to heart, and per- ferently. *
haps the visit to the sprawling
Pensacola base clinched itandhe An Amer lean resident in China
Catholic High in Augusta, Fors-
a aZ
soon joined the Naval Reserve. remonstrated with her houseboyfor
mark entered and won an
essay When the Korea conflict began, taking her linen Into her bed-
contest with the title of "Naval
---- ._- ., he enlisted in the regular Navyto room without knocking, .
get into naval aviation. That's all right, Mlssey," said

FRA Units To Forsmark took his boot training the native. "Every time come,

I at San Diego >and then was lookee In key.iole. Nothing on,

Hold Annual sent here to NATTC Jax to AN no come In..'

(P) School. After graduation he *, *

attended Photo School at Pensa- Doss: "Now that you've been
Xmas Buffet
,I cola, and then came to Cecil. He -----. -_. ,put on the Job, I want to tell you

Unit 91 Loilies of the is now hoping to receive orders REUNION When : that early hours me the rule of
Auxiliary William Forsmark, PII2, (right) first met '
Fleet Reserve Association, together for NavCad training. Capt. John S. Thach (left), NAS Jax commanding officer, six: this firm."
\vith Branches! 91 and 126 years ago, little did he realize they would again meet under dif- O & R Steno: "That's swell.
ferent circumstances. Forsmark, as an Augusta, Ga., high school You can't close too early' to lI1itmt'
of the Fleet Reserve Association, student contest naval aviation and it I
Teen won an essay on was Capt. ."
will hold their annual Christmas'tovered Age Club Thach-then a Commander, who presented him with his aWard at 1
dish buffet and welfare NAS Pensacola. Stationed at NAS Cecil Field, Forsmark wasted .
party Dec. 17 at the Riverside To Hold Dance I no time In paying a visit when he found out that Captain Thach A man in an insane asylum sat
was nearby.Hornets'.
Lions Club, 1240 S. McDuff Ave. The Teen Age Club will holda ... fishing over n flower bed. A visitor .
The buffet Is for members of dinner-dance: at the Officers' approached and, wishing to

the Fleet Reserve Association and Club, December 22 from 1900 Land be friendly, remarked: "11 0 W

their families The meat course to 2030. many have you caught?"

will furnished but each woman All dependents of Armed Jets On Carrier "You're the ninth," pa me the

attending is to bring a generous Forces personnel In the Jacksonville reply.

dish of food to complete the area are cordially in- i -. .

upper. vited to aU'nd.There, will bea For First TimeA NOT c Doctor: "I'll unite you a new ..

There will be a lice and Santa charge of .1.15 per person. ma n."

will be on hand to help the chil- Teen agera desiring to attend new chapter in the colorful Patient: "Will' then suppose' .
dren in their exchange of gifts. I are requested to phone Mrs. W. history of the Fighter Squadron There will be a free spaghetti you send your bill to that other

Each boy 'Is to bring a boy's R. Bartlett, Quarters I, exten- 44 Hornets was stalled this week dinner Dec. 10 for all pay grade man." *..

gift and each girl a girl'i gift, sion 335, before December 17, when they began setting the ir E-7's and their families. .

neither to exceed the price of so that enervations may be F2H-2 JJanshee Jets down on the Don't forget the game night A lady war enter tfllnfii/r" h' <' r
fifty cents. Each child bringinga made. flight deck of the USS Intrepid. filend's small ron.
each Tuesday. Many prizes are
gift will register' at the dooras This is the first time the squadron "Are you mire you can cut your
he enters. Registration starts has gone aboard .an aircraft given away. meat?" she asked, after watchinghis

lit 1830 and the supper follows. Sales Course carrier as a jet squadron. On Dec. 18 the Club will holda .struggles.

Adults will not exchange gifts. Veterans of nlnp months fighting Gay Nineties Night. Prizes will "Oh, yes," he replied, without

There is no charge but each Still OpenInterested I in Korea, the Hornets have be given for the best costumes looking up from his plate. "We
is Make often have it as! tough this fit
family urged to bring some flown F4U Coisalts from 1950, your plans now. as !

canned, or staple foods to help personnel still have when the squadron .was re-com Don't forget: the noon specialsnone home. I

fill the baskets of the needy today and tomorrow to registerfor missioned, until January of this ( over 35c) every day except '
families which I the Unit Celebrity: "Why, yes', I'll endorse
the 16-week college level year when they switched to Ban Monday the galley is closed all
Branches have adopted for Chi'1st- course in salesmanship, which shees. day on Monday. your\ cigarette for $50-:
\ 000.
mas. will be held in Building 502 be- VF-44 was the last Fleet Air Make plans to attend the New
Anyone wishing futther Infor- ginning the middle of January. I Agent: "I'll see you Inhale first."
mation may call "Mis. Harvey The Jacksonville squadron to fly the Year's Party-admission will be .
course, conducted in cooperation -
Miller, EV 7-3695, general chair- with the College of famed gull-winged Corsair prop $1.00 a person. A limited numberOf When little Suzy came home
man, or Lonnie Rlchberg, N A S plane. tickets will be sold.
Business Administration of the from a visit to her grandmother's,
Cecil Field, extension 428. A t University of Florida, will be The Hornets are undergoing car- she found that triplets had been

NAS Jax, contact T. A. Davis under the direction of Dr. J. rier qualifications on board the Card Turkey Shoot added to the family.

extension 276, or C. L. Blansit, Frank Goodwin, Professor of Intrepid this week, while I h e "How silly c,f you, Mommy,"
extension 659. VFW-Post 7909 of Wesconnett
Marketing at the University. cruises off the eastern coast of she said. "You should have done
Further information can be ob- Florida. I will sponsor Christmas Turkey the ordering you know, how
VP-3 Inspected By tained by contacting the Information Shoots on Dec. 11 and Dec. 18 Daddy stutter''
and Education Office at Comdr, Claude A, Crow i i. commanding at the Post Home, Blanding Blvd. .

ComFairWing ThreePatrol NATTCenter, extension 8388. officer..of VF-44. The public is invited. > "Can I borrow' a cigarette?"

Squadron Three personnel .....*>... .....'+v...:.. ..S k. vIW NMML, :N1l.J .vh f.y..y IV ....lT...... V4T....... "You should be able to, you've
stood under the glaring spot- had enough practice."

light yesterday when they were .

inspected by Staff, Commander "Boo hoo! My new shoes hint
Fleet Air Wing Three from Quonset me."

Point, R. I. "Well, no wonder. You have

The New England Wing conducted them on the wrong feet," replied
this Administrative-mate- mother.

ilal inspection of a FAW-11 squadron G { / }f YYda The child kept on crying and

in return for FAW-ll's Inspection would not be comforted. "I

of VP-7 at Quonset Pointin haven't any ether feet," she
October. VP-7 is a FAW-3 unit. cried.

Capt. Thomas Ashcraft is Com- .

mander of FAW-3 and Comdr. :f' .. ,':fI i,, 'j, Visitor ton western ranch) ;
Tack L. Grayson la commanding "Do you find the' radio has helped
officer of VP-3. p 4iiiWbr4:1LLLJ ranch life very much?"

Joe: "I'll say It has. Why, WI'

Board Reviewing: .- learn a new cowboy song every

Rating Structure : night, and besides: we have found
out that the dialect we have been
A permanent board for review "
_______ using for years is wrong.
of enlisted rating structure has
had dropped in its lap the question d 5

of what Navy ratings shouldbe WEEKEND TIDE

established or abolished, and ", ,,,'...or_ .r > what skills should be required of SANTA'S HELPERS-Santa received a helping hand for two days last week and two more A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.
each rating. days this week from members of the Officers' Wives Club and Navy Wives Club. Members of the
Fri 7:48 8:08 1:09 1:59
This new board is scheduled to two organizations teamed to wrap presents that Santa will present to kiddies at the big annual : : : :
Christmas Party Dec. 17. Left to right are Airs. Charles Grainger, Mrs. John Ferrell, Mrs. John Sat. 8:40: 9:02 2:02: 2:51:
meet from time time
as neces Perry, Mrs. William Queen, Mrs. Ray Frantz, Mrs. Edward Ilergeron, Mrs. Edwin Young and Mrs. Sun. 9:31: 9:56: 2:54: 3:42:
sary. Richard Greene.

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11'e:' Six : :=::* 'bketn'ier. 1954Jax I

Mittmen ." '> '
+ '," :>
..;;, t ,".

1Gx With Gordon RobbieIn
Pursue AAUChampionship ''>:

i 1 ,,,. a final stroke to get un
;t der the wire before the holi

'dy days, the Jax Navy Fliers put

:: both feet into hot water this

; week with five games set fora

Hopes for a Junior AAU nine-day period.
AU but Tuesday fray Camp
team boxing championship for
Stewart are down for the Main
I the Jax Navy-Marine squad .
aide gym, site of many a thrill
were riding last night on the hardwood stani.
husky shoulders and 'smashing
Well not linger long on tit.
fists of four sailors an"dt'o
niglit'i ,attraction except
Marines as the finals of -
make the local crew a nine-
the three day tournamentwere K point favorite. Although ,news

scheduled at the Main 4 from the rinerasUe"publicity

Street Arena.Jax 1; a mill has been nil, they are known
mitt-stingers, on Monday, .
to possess a lot of good material.
and Tuesday nights, during the .

wholesale elimination bouts on Three triple-A attractions await

the packed program, emerged ENJOY LUCRATIVE GRID SEASON Fasron Six parlayed a grinding overland attack withan Flier fans next week. A Thursday
with their six aces still in the :air-tight defense! to capture the Mainside intramural touch football championship. The Banshees
swept through league opposition for a 15-1 record. Only loss was a 19-18 shocker by NARTU. The tilt I with the over-loaded
junnlng. Banshees improved on last season's record when they finished In the runner-up spot. Front row Camp Gordon SCTC is sandwiched
They were Mel Thomas, 125 (left to right) are, Bob Dellourge; Elliott Fenwick, Pete Bohannon, Dave Dodson Rill Burgess and between Monday and Friday
pounds; Hy Strange, 132 pounds; Bob Bure.: Bark row: 'Coach Parker, Gillam, Joe Franzoni Bill McBride, Will Ewing, Bob Garviu and appcarances.oi of Elon Collegeand

Cal Galloway, 139 pounds; Ralph Ronnie .Nelmi. The Citadel, respectively

Rollins, 147 pounds; Marine Clar- 1- The Fighting Christians of Elon

,nee Russell, 165 pounds and Marine .1 Navy Spikers Fasron Six Grabs are expected to bring a squad of

r. Bobby (Hoot)) Spencer, 20 players, three-quarters of which

I* heavyweight. I Cop City TitleThe scale over six feet. Tallest blade >

But it was to a loser Tuesday NAS Grid BuntingFasron is 6-7, 200-pound Eail Stone, sophomore -

1 right, rather than the winners, Navy Spikers captured center, who lettered his

that the crowd gave an ovati n. the Men's City Volleyball freshman year.Basketball .

Carroll (Bull) Gilchrist, from League title, knocking off Fas- Six, piling up the best offensive-defensive record la on the upswingat

NAS Special Services, took on ron Nine last week, at Larka- in the }leagup, clinched the Mainsfde intramural touch the North Carolina school.

Frank Dent, Miami Marines, and wanna Com football championship with a pair of wins, over Operationsand I'' Much of this !is due to an unbend.

former Far Eastern champion, at t The winners posted' an easy Supply, last week on Stadium Field soil. ing wave of school spirit and

178 pounds 15.!) first gir.iie: win but were The wins were the 12th and enthusiasm.
week for runner:> Jionois.
hurt by over confidence, losing 13th in 14 for the Ban- however does the
It was a toe-to-toe slugging affair games NARTU will be slightly favored :More! KO, ,
the middle r.u'me, 4-15. Khees. Lone loss was at the handsof fact } Ion official are seeking -
with the Bull losing out
on I against a field of VP-3, O&R,
a split decision after taking the Tied for .imgue honors and a flred-up NARTU aggregation and Hospital. the far corner for hoop .

first round by a wide margin. knotted up alter two games in 19-18, two weeks ago. Underlining the strength of talent lend to the upward basketball -
I the playoff, the clubs battled In plowing its way to the surge; *.'
The Bull seemed to tire in the Fasron Six is the Banshees' well.
middle stages but then plowed evenly in the third game until flag, Fasron Six accumulated 251 balanced scoring attack. Every Seven lettermen are back from
the Spikers slatted to pull the colwnn 1953-54 that the
points scoring a quintet posted
back into the fray and both were member of the team scored at
away. :Final game ,wore was while holding the opposition to second highest scoring mark in
tossing crashing, crackling punches a single point during the
at the final gong 158. 107 14-game schedule. Klon history.
NARTU Ends Strong: Incidentally, Jax Navy ia the
Mel Thomas, Mainside sailor, u Fenwick Top Man
NARTU, a hot-and-cold early only service team on the Chris
Elliott Fenwick led with
earned a knockout over Johnny Gibbs Tarnishes
reason club that picked up momentum tiana schedule. They also engage'!
Phelps of Green Cove Navy in 49 points coming in the form of
Rollins, Stetson and Florida Southern
in the middle and late
the third round. Thomas shook eight TD's And .an extra point.
Marines DomeHardwood stages of the race, finished sec. on this southward trek.
Phelps with a right jab and made Second place went to "Rabbit"Nelms *
ond in with 244
another fleet back, with
the kayo with a right uppercut.Hy Another
on the plus side: Enemy players 39 points.In classy collegiate quintet
Strange, AE-A School sail- Debut I provides the final Jax Navy gameof
tallied 139 NARTU
points on a wind-up of regular season'
or, gave a boxing lesson to Jim- 1954( when The Citadel of
defenses. activity, Personnel nipped Hospital -
my Collins of Miami Marines, his Copious cheers turned to muffled Charleston, S. C. cornea to Main-
Fasron Six met Special Services 25.22, VP-3 tripped VF-44
dancing, elusive style piling up moans at the NATTCcnter 27.13 and NARTU CVG- side gym- Dec. 17. More on thin

t plenty of points for' a unanimous Auditorium last Thursday as the NATTCenter champions, in i 17, 26-7. swamped outfit next week.

decision. Jax Marine hoopmen were smo- a one-game showdown yesterday FINAL:, STANDINGS The night before, the Fliers

1 Marine Bobby Spencer, who thered by the Gibbs Vikings, 97- afternoon for the All-Station bunt Team \v L T IT 1>AFaston face the Camp Gordon Signal
Six ........ 1.1: 1 0 251 ]07
reaches inches short of a TV- 49. ing. NARTU ....,...., 12 2 I 0 211 139 Training Command on the
( Grid Year vp,9..n.,..n... It 3 I 0 229 11H '
{ tower, and who hoots like an The Vikings, defending South- Long O&R ............ 10 4 0 211 122/ home boards. Nothing but
Hospital ...,..,... 9 I' 2W IS3 experience
4 and
The gridiron season, one of the height, speed
f owl when battling pounded Robert eastern AAU champions,
cage Personnel ........ 9 5 0 140 1K1Kasron
minus the red beards but as tall longest in recent years at NAS, 109 ........ 9 5 0 103 98 shooting: skill is this club. Them
Leahy of Green Cove Navy Supply ........... 752 87 138 -
as their predecessors of a thousand didn't end with the title tilt, how VK-44 ............ a 8 2 132 212 anyone can make mistakes!
into submission in a heavyweightbout ever. Second through fifth place VF-22 ....... ..... 4 9 1 113: 118 Jump shot artist Bob Smith, you
I years past, turned on a cvrr]'7 ........... 410 0 64 239
after 1:57: of the third terrific scoring attack to spoil outfits are due to clash next Operations ....... 3 II 0 80 1B3VC62 may remember hs! scintillating
,.,...,,,,,,, 1 13 0 59 10H performance with the Camp Gor-
round. the Marines home opener. Vl'-ltt ....,....... 0 14 0 0 28
VP-18 ............ 014 0 0 2H don Ramblers last winter, spear-
Marine Clarence Russell of AE. Rebounding with precision, I New Leader In > .
heads the S ignal ares. He'll kilt
A School won a split decisionver Gibbs set a fast-breaking attack -

Tommy Hill of Wilder A. C: too much up for the Leather O&R Keg LoopMachine Bill Barrow Nips you Pinecastle from any, AFB side., Elon College,

with his aggressive tactics that necks to cope with. They tookan : Division! moved into Camp Gordon Signalares and The

kept Hill back.peddling. early lead and were never first place In the Naval Air Milt Hurst For 'Citadel! A four-ply Christmas gift

;1' Calloway and Rollins, both headed. I Station OAR: Bowling Leaguelast for Flier hardwood followers.

\I flossy fighters, reached last Bob Grabaz and Jerry Cahill week as Joe Johnson rolleda Fall Cup Title *

night's finals'via defaults. registered 22 points apiece for 605: set, leading the Machinists BACKBOARD BANTER!-Con.

Bobby Bash, Jax Marine, the visitors. Jon Hockenberry to a 3-0 decision over Plant Bill Barrow used a deadly putter I trary to what we've been think-

t,, cored a clean-cut knockout over I rang the bell for 20 points in a Division. to good advantage last weekend ing all this time, the Refrigerator

; Chuck Collins, Green Cove Navy, losing cause. Behind the 560 series of Jim capturing the Fall Cup Golf Bowl in Evansville, Ind., gets

In the first bout Tuesday night, The Leathernecks tackle the Teske, Assembly Division swept Championship with a slim, 1-up its name from that city's status
but lost a close decision in an- three games from Planning No. margin over Milt Hurst. as a refrigerator manufacturing
'ether bout later in the evening to University of Florida Freshmenat 1. Glenn Volp's 508 was high
.. In the third flight, Capt. JohnS. center. Not from the climate!
11' Art Turner of Miami Marines. Gainsville, Dec. 13. for the losers. Thach meets Walter Collinsin I Jax Air News clrculation-

the,semi-finals, winner to faceC. distribution king, Chuck Paul,

B. Coward for the title. picks up hU! discharge papers
h I- Old Footballers Never Die I
Navy Tom Hornebnckle won second tomorrow., Going home to Tallahassee

r flight honors, decisioning Mike
Football fans in :Memphis period, Memphis Navy was try.He Benak, 1-up last week. I *

Tenn., wet given a special leading 76. was a whiz on defense, In Blind Bogey play Saturday, Jax Navy_,,yolleyballers take
treat recently when Navy Cap. When No. 35 a numberthe too. Capt. Clifton backed up a trio tied for first place with 76. quite a record Into the St. Pete

j tain Joseph C. "Jumping Joe" captain had made famousat the line and made or helpedin Lou-Brozo hit the lucky number "Y" tourney Saturday. Won the

Clifton the Naval Academy's the Academy trotted onto seven consecutve! tackles. without benefit of a handicap. event in 1950 after finishing second .

.. star fullback of the Twenties- the playing field the spectators "PEOPLE I L L probably Others in the top spot Were Lew year previous.

returned to the gridiron in a cheered enthusiatically. think Tm .crazy," commentedthe Chaff (79-3) and Bill Lemmon In 1953, the Flier spikers lost

blaze of glory. TilE CAPTAIN, 175 poundsof captain, "but I just wantedto ((83-7)). only to formidable( Florida State
TUB 46.Y.. .\n-Ol.u skipper dynamite, carried the ball do it, BO, dammit, I did!"
A 36-hole University.
qualifying event will
, led his Memphis Naval Air Station on the first play and picked up The fans weren't the only
be conducted at the station courseto
aggregation to a sparkling 13 yards. Runn'ng from the ones thrilled by his performance. up the qualifying, scheduled Dec.
. 23-8 win over the University of fullback slot, he carried the lie admitted, "I never enJoyed represent Jax a three-man Navy in the team Gator to 11-12 and Dec. 18-19. Jax Navyis
" Tennessee Martin Branch. pigskin six more times and anything so much in my
, Bowl defending Gator Bowl golf
Tourney. -
{ At the start of the fourth gained yardage en all but one life." (AFP3))
Two 18-holc rounds will make champion.



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(Another in a nf'Wrl.... ofxiluntM

(. demoted to outdoor life I ,

and the host of hunting; and flhhIng '

enthufilaMd aboard the station I \. : ,

or attached to neighboring, .

farllltlMu) .
Reports of happy hunting keep -- -
pouring In to this corner. And

the hunting season is only In its Station Keg Crown

third week hereabouts!

IL E. Whitehead and Coleman i

Williams and party, of Flight

Test Division O dR, got an L VP-18
J'z Captured By
eightpoint buck last weekend. _

They were hunting along the

banks of the St. Mary's River In VP-18, Mainside intramural bowling champions, formeda

Nassau County. I pincer movement, spearheaded by Carl Edolo and Jim Bo .

s ri tin, to capture the All-Station Bowling: Championship from ...
'T. P. Mrixell of O &: R The i Aviation Storekeeper School, 5-1, at the Mainside and NAT-

Lone Ranger) and party got a TCenter alleys this week.

number of nice-sized squirrels Anchorman and captain Edolo

while hunting in the Ocala Na- M ', carried the Patrolmen to victory :: plowing I through NATTCenter"

tional Forest last week. on their home lanes Monday evening league competition, posting a 50-5:
m a r k. VP 18 took American
C. Bennrtt and party A h \ AI
George t with games of 213 and 200, I
a good day's quail hunt League NAS honors with a 36..4,
enjoyed M- with VP-18 getting: two needed
ing at Millwood, Ga. They report Barnes in quick order after pilingup slate, then waylaid Special Serv-

quail plentiful in that northern a 3.1 advantage Sunday at ices' National League champs for
the Mainside title.
aiea I the Center alleys.
The fact That R. C. Copelandof Edolo ended the lx-game On the friendly NATTCenter

O A R sewed a Confederate I Joust with an instable 178 average lanes, AK School jumped in frontof

flag on his shirttail did not save while Bolin stuck close! the Patrolmen in the opening

him from getting it cut off. The with 176. Top dog for the Storekeeper -- game, 853767. Adrian Darnier's

men" with him had to cut off I BOWLING KISG-PINS--'t the spotlight for Station ten-pin Students: was Tim !Matter 212 and a 180 by Ole Olson pacedthe

more than la usual in order to cut honors, VP-18s,bowling team rapped a successful season by taking ."Ith 17%. winners.

around the Stars and Bars. I I All-Station fall bowling honors after powering it's way to the AK School had little opposition From here on, however, It wa
uuinltiat NAS crown. In a triumphal mood are, front rbw (left to right), all "P-IS. Following M 885Hecond
For the
(Ed. Note: ,I Bill Severage/ Carl Edolo. captain, and Ed Cuneo. Back row:'Dick
d, If you shoot and miss, I Knudsen, Cmdr. Charles 11. Grainger, VP-18 executive officer, and Cecil Field LinksNow'FullSized' game, the Patrolmencared
>'on>jtet: your shirttail rut .ff Jim Bolin.rFliers. out four more oie r>8
by fellow hunter) I gamer, finishing with a behemoth
S- 855 mark.

Good fishing, in the new this Trip Baby Gators; I! Edolo and Barnler were joined
The long-planned 18-hole golf
week, also. Bill Purcell, John :, in the 200 column by AK's Maher, ..
tours at Cecil Field is now a
with 210 in
the third
Turberville and Walter Scott, all game.
of O A R, made a good haul of Pinecastle Here TonightThe ': thing of reality The station course Nothing but rosy optimism S in
opened: with impressive ceremonies -
red bass last weekend while fish- seen in the VP-18 crystal ball,

ing in the Gulf Hammack area. last week with the Fall All-Station title
Jax Navy Fliers took to the road this wt'ek.1 The new back nine Is
In order to get the mos't out open 3,315yards I added to the Spring diadem hunting this week, be heading for South Carolina: and gomes with a pair of old ; 583 yards longer than the last year The Patrolmen will

ow sure your to have ;jour gun ready al rivals, Shaw AFB and Camp Gordon PMGC, Monday and I old nine be looking for a third straight title
Tuesday.The The old' course i Iii now known when Spring kegllng resumesin
ways. locals had their paws full ---- a* the front nine. Golf course January.
For abundant fUnmg, have yourplug I Fliers with 21 points.h i
against the founidable duo but gMoose" authorities have joined the new frMOM: HTRAI4HT
in the water at the times
hoped to at least break even. Re- Blonglewicz, filling the and old and given each a par 36
listed below 1 ""
pulls were not available at press shoes ot, Vince Zoda, did well for on 18-hole par of 72. l'I.r.n ,'...
Saturday 0700 to 0900 and New chipping i and putting Knudsen ........... 6 sit! )(i1:
1400 to 1800.Sunday time.Wins with 14 points. 'uneo 6 loan! m
two and three of the still greens will be put into use in Se'erKH 6 !p!)7) )fId
and Next home
0700 to 1000 appearance for Jax Bolin! 6 1054() 176
1500 to 1800. young hardwood season came to the near future.Fliers' Kdolo: ..... 8 1069! 178
Navy will be tonight versus Pine-
-Bob Brown the Fliers last week by way of "" :size KV5AK --
castle AFB, a newcomer on thisyear's _
victories the Florida State
4 over
schedule. Not much I is WeeklyHardivood SCHOOL
Bees and the University of Florida G..... n.r.ll Air.
GB known of the Orlando crew, except P-unwy e ail 1VI
Regatta OpenTo Freshmen,
scattered Slak Maher ft ]att 17.1 '
reports that they'restiong Olson ....-8 !m.i KH
Cussell 21
Servicemen Hoops in height and possess a Newcomer to the Jax Navy *by. *. 2 R1i: 1'(111
Dick Tate and Junior Caisell Uottorft 4 Kit Kit
few deadeyes.M'MBFB. basketball s' fc e n e, rinecasUeAF Uarnler ... 6 !'W7) iu\
. Service personnel are Invited paced Jax Navy in the 77-73 win Tlinm: meets the Fliers tonightat 4'*n XJ8
to Bowl over the Seminoles! at Tallahassee *
In the Gator
participate Jar N'ur liB) 1flI; F. frouli (?9> 2015:>> at Mainside gym.
Regatta Dec. 19 at the Jacksonville Wednesday! night. Tate meshed Tale :21 K 17 HobanCatKtll
The Fighting Christians of
8 K 8 Hendersonrirabnz
Rudder Club on the St. Johns 25 points with Cassell, a non- 21 F 4 Sheffield Eton College come into town Crackerjax
River. starter, one point in arrears, UlonR'w'x .14 C 2 WlllHms ,
Wofford :2 C 7 Saunders for a Monday night tiff with
This year's event, kicking off Jax Navy Jumped In the fore Polllni 8 G IS JlnhbR Jax Navy in other activityon
Wagoner; It Orl: Pike
Gator Bowl week festivities, is holding a 41.33 bulge at half- High 1 Q 4 Panlshat this week's Flier hardwood Again Down

open to all sailing craft. time. The lead collegians only 79- I fllate.I : .

Entry blanks can be obtained to have the bounce -

from Nathan L. Mallison at 311 back to within two points in the

W. Duval St.Sports. late stages.Turn Hot-Cold PI Cagers

Friday night at Mainside gym, ,
FromYesferyear the University of Florida Frosh Led by the twin terrors, Pat

fell victims to Jax Navy, 84.79, and GerrI Gorsky, the Jax Navy

before a medni'n-sized ciowd. Y 4.1'p K Crackerjax scored their' sixth

The Filers had things much to f S <. straight victory against service
Another in a weekly feature
their liking in the initial half opposition when they dumped
that brings to life performanceson
showing a skeptical home crowdan Parris Island's Women Marines,
the Naval Air Station sports -- --s. -J
A-l display be parsing, weaving 40-21, Saturday night at Mainsidegym.
scene from dusty issues of the .
and ball control. Patterns .
Jax Air News.
showed up on the boards like intricate Adding another feather to their

TEN YEARS AGO TODAY blueprints.At V Ndy cap, the Crackerjax spilled the

The VF-4 Marines had a half-time, Jax Navy had the ower-Iaden Georgia Peaches, 22-

strangle-hold on the. Station better end of n 38-32 score. The 20, In a Sunday thriller at King

touch football title, holding an air took on a more rapid flavor If all.

unbeaten mark for five games. after the buzzer however. The Js The Waves now hold victories
VF-4 Ordnancemen and A &
Fliers raced tp-and-down the
over Keesler Air Force Base, Pensacola's .
R were tied""for second with court with not much semblance
Gosettes, the Eglin Eag-
5-1 records. of their first-half selves.
Jackson and two
FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY I'rotth Star Hot against Parris Island. '

Station basketball teams If anything, the Baby Gators
This weekend, coaches Matt
made successful debuts this seemed to improve slightly in that

week. Jax Navy pulled out a stanza thanks to a scoring out- the Kurilich and Jack Luctovsky send
Crackerjax against the Wafs
burst two evMiami High Stln-
63-61 win over Jax Jr. Collegeat
I from
West Palm Beach Air Force
the Lee High gym. gerees, Dick IToban and Charley UNDEFEATED SPIKERS -The Aviation Electrician's Mate Base.
Pike. School, Class B, volleyball squad went through the season undefeated _
Led by Dick Murray NAS Pike finished high man for the to cop the NATTCenter circuit championship. They'll meet Friday's game is slated forKing

Personnel tripped the Jackson with 22 points. Hoban recorded CVG-17, NAS titllst, for All-Station laurels. Front row, (left to Hall while a Saturday tilts
Whites, 30-12, in Recreation night right) are, Captain Carl Sturm John Damon, and Dill Grove. ,
League play. 17 Second row: Don McDeed, Al Shiller, Joe layman, Gene Hyron. set for Mainside gym. Both
Tate and Boo Grabat led the Hack row: Ken Steiner and Charles King. games get underway at 2000.





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RENT John F. Wente, AM1.

Furn. farm home Dr's. Inlet. 112- ,; When the new super Constel-

8-4754, Falck ". lation-type planes are put into

3 rm. turn apt, 852 St. Clalr. EV :' ;' operation by the Hurricane Hunters -

8-3992, Breese \; f :, : it, Is possible the craft may H
4 rm. furn. apt., uti ., $55. 1585 carry two crews on long: range

Blanding BlvdEV 7-1236, Smith. .: ..;" flights with one crew operating, .
i 3 bdrm. unfurn. house, avail. Jan.
"',' while alternate crew rests.
1.' 4852 Cates. KA.S ext. 789, .T',:: : ,, ,," This would be done on high level
.' 'Raker.. and night radar recohnalstnce

Furn. apt, 318 W. Union EL 4- ''fi:', flights '
; .
7936, Saucer. i' :. .
5 rm. unfurn. duplex, 4631 Astral : "' : '<

'EV. 9-1617., ", .,. ', Eleven Reveal Shortage Of

2 rm. furn. apt., $65. 1621 Don- <' Dental TechniciansThe
.. .. 1SAFETYRECORD (Continued from Pace 1))
aid. EV 9-6250; hood Navy has announced

2 rm. furn. apt., 2035 Ernest. EL Fair Jax activities, staff and offset the lack of techniciansin plansto
6-5379 squadrons, and will start at
the Dental
Corps. Additional
1300 in 114. The otji-
2 bdrm. unfurn. gar. apt., 1651 '
recruits will be
permitted to at'
X.J is for the staff and squad
Glendale : 9-8566 er
tend service schools in
Jan. 1955
6 rons of Fleet Air Wing Eleven
Y .rm.: apt., 2636 Myra. EV
dental officers have been
7-2763 Cowart personnel and will be held at '
l asked to recruit and evaluate
in 140.
Hanger .
I" 2 bdfm. furn. apt, 4620 Burking
strikers and to encourage rated
head Rd., >Rose SANTA WILL PROBABLY arrive -
technicians to reenlist
3 bdrm. unfurn. home, GaribaldiSt. J l.1ti AtitAtF; IIIASt 1sIliGTt NFtffyCE' ''SA5 ,by jet for both of the fleet

EX '8-0132, Smith. NT DUE:70..ikfu57RiAi.McIGf$1,....'> parties, which are being arrangedby The present shortage is the result .

Furn. rm., 3338 Randall EV 8- Lt. David Barksdale, chairman of a reduction tfn the train

w 9223, Hertzman. The Navy Band will also ing program following the Korean

f' 1 bdrm. '(urh. house, 256 Belfort. play War, and the low reenlistmentrate

EV 7-2031, Watkins. Children of, personnel, who are among trained personnel. ,

2 turn: apts 2604 Post EV 7- presently deployed but are per

: '5963; Bray. manently attached to fleet units

C rm.: turn., house, avail. Jan. 1. based at NAS ,Jax," are invitedto Exchanges Open

6150 Lynwood, Weeconnett EV attend the fleet parties. Tickets

1 .-9-8941, Contos. STOPs/AT' 62-Just as theannouncementwas can be- obtained by phoningLt. Nights To Serve
made last week that the Naval Air Station hadoreathed a new
2 bdrm. furn. gar apt., 5255 Al- Barksdale, extension 592.
record of 62 days without a lost-time accident-It happened. The
pha. EV 9-1604, Fish. very next day came the report that the string had been broken Comdr Melvjn LeCompte, chair- Xmas'
3 bdrm. unfurn. house, avail. Jan. : and a lost-tlmt accident had been chalked up. A sailor using a man, has announced that there ShoppersOnly

1. 4542: Blount., EV 83596, Ar i table saw severed his fingers severly. necessitating hospltallzation. will 'be eight separate parties for
of 16 days remain before
nold. The accident was charged to use machinery by Inexperlencd
and unqualified personnel and lack of supervision-which makes Naval Air Technical TrainingCenter i Christmas, and 'all Navy Exchanges -
2 bdrm.:) furn. house; 8524 Matera for unsafe, practices anywhere. However, the figure 62 loomed personnel. Over 1,300 chil located aboard the

Ave. 112-8-82H, Sadler. big as it was displayed on the safety flag-bulletin board (above) dren have registered for these
j 'I' "3 rm. unfurn. house, Firestone & outside the main gate. All efforts are now aimed at starting a new which include five school Naval Air Station have announced :
evening store hoursto
I 103rd. EV 8-7639, Castleberry.. safety record.RFD ,
parties, one for the administration -
sm:.f rn. apt, 2967 Selma EV assist personnel who wishto
I personnel, one for' special ser '
BVD complete their holidayshopping. l i
9-6480, Neil..
: SAFBT.y vices and, one for the Marine Air
Furn. rms.., 703 Hogan EL 4-6346, Detachment .
I Vail. Davis Create Beginning this week the Ex.
Box Score 'SANTA. CLAUS will appear at
FOR SALE changes start a schedule of keep
all of those parties, which will
SO-ft"Schultz houso trailer,. NAS Disabling Injuries Through ing one store open every night
VA-45 HavocThey're be held in buildings' where the I
ext. 643, Chief Sepulvado. Tuesday, Dec 7 untjl 2000. This schedule, which
schools are located. Each child I
t Lake Shore bungalow, $450'down, will continue through Dec. 23, is
not related, but Lt. (Jg) This Month 0 will receive a, Christmas gift andcandy.
GI equity. NAS ext. 759, Boy. Richard F., Davis, Jr., and Lt This Year 14 shown below. All stores will closeat

ett. (jg) Benton V Davis, Jr., cause Days Since Last volunteers from the 1300 on Christmas Eve, Dec.
,3 bdrm. house, gar, 4763 Sefa more confusion among the Blackbirds Navy 24.
Lost-Time Accident 7
Wives Club have worked many C
Cir. EV
i of Attack Squadron 45 than *
2 bdrm: house, gar., reduced equity would a dozen sets of twins.: hours wrapping hundreds of pack A variety of items for every

938 Mikeal, after 1630 on DEC. SAFETY SLOGAN ages for Santa's bag, and it is member of the family, relativesand
Not only do they hold the same anticipated the will be
weekdays. Bjorklund. "For a Christmas Gift, Give bag emp- friends have been stockedat
'rank, Lt. (jg) but both have the
1500 afternoon when
ty by Friday
1, 3 bdrm. house, GI equity, 5227 Safety A'Lift. all stores. Sport and dress
same last name, Davis, both areSri's the parties will end.
.. Anchor Ave.: Peters. shirts
sweaters robes
jackets, ,
and both have initials that .
MISCELLANEOUSRiders make them first rate targets for slippers,-belts, socks, hankies and
j wanted to 'Safi Antonio, practical jokers. Capt. Thach Speaks Supervisors Meet billfolds, and other apparel for

Tex., leave anytime until Dec. The next regular meeting of the men can be found in the Uniform
LT. ((10)) RICHARD DAVIS is To Legion GatheringCapt.
21, :return to suit riders. 2752 National( Association of Supervisors Shop, Building 3..
often referred"to, by his fellow
Herschell, EV 9-7547, Newman. pilots, as the "mailman"" becauseof John S. Thach, commanding Local No. 11, will be held at Equipment for the home work
Want 3 riders to N. J, Leaving 1930 Dec: 9 at the YWCA 325 East
his, initials RFD Lt. (jg) officer' of NAS Jax, deliveredthe shop and'sporting goods, as wellas
eve of Dec. 17. EV 8-8231 after Duval St. All members are urgedto household items located
t 1800 Benton Davis is even more unfor- main address Tuesday: at a are
tunate, having the Initials B.V.D. in the Country Store, directly
gathering 0 f the Air Service .
Riders wanted I
t between 0 & R
across the street ,from the Main-
,All of the isn't in '
and Pickettsvllle, via Old King'sRd. similarity American Legion Post No, 501 of ''r' to see something cheapin side Exchange. Toyland, above
the name, rank and initials,
., Edgewood, Cassett and San a straw bat
New York
Both City. The Captain the Country Store, contains gifts
Juan, 0700-1530. Contact Pick. though. Davis's are aerial "Certainly, sir Try this one on,
each spoke on "Progress of Naval Avi- for all ages; ,decorations for the
ett 101 J sharpshooters, having won sing and the mirror's
Bldg. 0 &: R refrigeration on your
Christmas tree and house
dept.Personnel an individual Navy "E" award in ation from 1922 to 1954". left."
Rockets and Strafing during U.S. cards and holiday wrapping
I Atlantic Fleet .competitions) the paper, ribbon, and seals

first part of fiscal 1955. Pilot Totals 100 Carrier *

... THE ONE PLACE THEIR I Special gift boxes of toilet articles

a paths part is marriage. Lt. (jg) With fruit, glassware and linen
B. V. Davis is still a "happy" Landings Cougar sets, are on display, and person

bachelor, while Lt. (Or) R. F., nel selecting gifts can also have
Lcdr, Andrew B Conner Jr.
gift wrapped for a nominal
Davis Is the "even hus-
happier" commanding officer of Jax Fighter t 1,800 carrier landings in the Cou- Mainside
charge at the Store.
band of the former Jean Frances I I
Squadron 103, has totaled 100 fans ,
Caraher from Clearwater, Fla., The nights of Dec. '20, -21 and
( are Invited to visit carrier landings in the FdF-6 22 are designated asMen's Night
and the father of a two-year-old
the USO Servicemen's Club at 37 Cougar jet. This is believed to
daughter, Frances Lee Davis.R. when men will be on duty to aid
West Monroe Street. The Club is be the largest number of, carrier male shoppers in'selecting gifts
F. Davis is a graduate of
open from 0930 to 2330 daily) the University of North Carolina landings ever compiled in ,that for the ladies A wide selectionof

* Thursday, : December- 8:00: B. V. Davis was graduatedfrom type plane. lingerie, blouses, sweaters,
}; P.M. Open House, Record Hop. Vanderbilt University. Lcdr. Conner's 100th landingwas skirts, billfolds, jewelry, records

1 Friday, December 10-5:30: P.M.: made aboard, the USS Coral and items for the?,home are avail-

+ Cafe Italian Spaghetti Supper;; Movies. Sea, where his squadron is presently able.

1 '::00, P. M. Dancing to Records. Monday, December 13 Ping stationed. This brought his The December night store schedule

} Saturday, December 11-10:00: Pong Instructions with Frank : total number of carrier landings ::

A.M. Open House all day; 2:00: Puskas; Skating at Skateland reduced -' to 483, Mondays, Dec.- IS and 20 -

P.M. TV'Game of the-Week; 8:00: rates.Tuesday 'I Another milestone_ was written NATTC Store.'Tuesdays .

P.M. Record Hop December 14 Game in the Coral Sea's book by'VF-103 Dec, 14 and 21 -

t Sunday, December 12 10:00: Night., I a short while later',when Lt. MaxD. Mainside Store.Wednesdays .

JLM. Dunking Round Table, free An old fashioned Christmastree Barr, the ..squadron's: landing Dee. 15. and 22 -

coffee and' 'donuts, then off to decorating party will be held signal officer, made ,the 65,000th: Hospital Store.Thursdays '

J church with junior hostesses; 2:00: Thursday evening, Dec. 16. It is landing to be accomplished on Dec. 9, 1C, 21 -

-. P.M. TV,Pro Game of tlie Week; sponsored by the Jax Garden the flight deck of the giant air Mainside Store. ', '

"|;30 P.M. Community Sing, Vespers Clubs and will include, a special craft carrier Makes LCDR.100 ANDREW carrier CONNOR landings la I Fridays, Def It and 17 NA-

free refreshments, ; 8:00: P.M. program and refreshments. VF-i03 has totaled more than Cougar jet. TTC Store.