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You Been Attending Church During Easter Week?

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

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::. idated Charity Drive.

Much intcrent has been engendered

:z S"aQC by the call of SOS
.2 : : i& (Show Our Spirit) for the

fi't;} .. ; ;i&t Navy's campaign.goal of $100,000 in the

,,. Hundreds of Civilian and military
xw representatives met last
Yei*} 1 } R '" .nl.' J'e .'>" \ Wednesday with heads of the
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23 seven commands participating in
r 1 I plans. It was the official kickoffto
: ; what is expected to be a suc-
: .. cessful drive of united support
from all hands.
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q The drive, also known and referred -

to as the Jacksonville Navy

Crusade for Charity, will run
from now until June 24 and replaces -
t}} k d ? .' $; the annual Navy Charity
} Carnival held at NAS Jax for the

iotiI: % I4f: '; past Navy every a THE"day's five complex.individual CAMPAIGN years.take home The within contribution is pay"based the from Jax on

may be pledged over a period of

: R2 : six; pay days or contributed anytime
'; in full during the drive.
Outlining the plans for t h c

campaign at the kickoff meeting,
Captain Wellington Hines, chairman -
of the policy committee re.

ported that NAS Alameda, Calif
FOR CHARITY-Demonstrating "all hands" unity In support of the Navy Jacksonville Consolidated Charity NAS Pensacola, which com-
ALL- effort to
to exert
Drive, these heads of major commands at NAS Jax and NAS Cecil Field, or their representatives, pledge every Left to right in population with
made during the kickoff meeting: held last Wednesday. pare closely
I raise their quota of the $100,000 campaign goal. The pledge was -representingNAS Cecil Field; Capt. John S. raised than $100-
Comdr. Laurence Steffenhagen, representing NARTU; Comdr. Cecil Johnson, ] NAS Jax, more
are: Center Capt.
Air Technical Training ;
Thach, commanding officer NAS Jax Capt. Henry C. DeLong, commanding officer and Rich 000 in similar campaigns. He ex-
officer, Naval Hospital,
Edwin J. S. Young, Commander Flee Air Wing 11; Capt. Edward C. Kenney, commanding: pressed confidence that NAS Jax
ard O. Greene, representing Commander.. Fleet Air Jacksonville. -- could do as well.REASONS .

From 6 to 25% HikeMilitary FOR abandoning the
carnival were given by Capt. JohnS.
TransportationFor Thach, NAS Jax commanding

Good Friday Pay Increase To Be officer.1954 carnival He said made results it "painfully of the

Transportation will be pro- apparent that the carnival had

vided for personnel wishing to worn itself out". Furthermore, he
attend services on Good Fri said, it demanded too much time

day.Buses Seen In Next Pay ChecksAfter and expense in putting it on
will leave the NAT and depended too much on the

Center Navy Exchange, NAS support of Jacksonville people

Supply, Administration Build- weeks of anxious waiting for final authorization of the military pay increasebill who already had contributed to

ing. 0 & R, and Operations at that welcome raise will be reflected in the next pay check issued to career servicemen their local charities. "This way,"
1145-, 1305, and 1405. here. Captain Thach said, referring to .
personnelfrom MM> MM M BH MMM H MMMMI MMI H H M MMMW MOn the 1954 drive, "we arc doing it
Buses will return
15, the increased paychecks faithfully carried out.
April be reflected there to any great are unitedin
all We arc
on our own.
the Chapels at the corner .
Mustin and Birmingham will be issued to personnelof extent. I The pay raises, that range from determination to assume our
of Fleet Air Jax. ,
Avenue at 1255, 1355, and 1500to Officers NAS Jax and, CPOs and at NATTCenter CAREER SERVICEMEN in the six to. 25 percent for nearly 1,700- fair responsibilities as good members

the designated areas. additional local area can give thanks for the 000 career service men, were of the community".
also will get those
Chaplains have issued a sp&- dollars added to their paycheckson prompt application of authorizedpay ; backed by President Eisenhower's Two forms were explained at
cial invitation to all militaryand April 15, but enlisted person- increases to the hard workof .administration in-an effort to keep the kickoff gathering, one foe
8, Col. 3)
and Please Turn to Page
with experience (
civilian personnel to attend nel will have to wait until April military and civilian personnelof -----f+.---
specialized talents from droppingout
the Catholic and Protestant
19. the Disbursing Office, with Lt. OUTLOOKFriday
Good Friday services. of the Armed Services. Only WEATHER
Department heads have been Because over some 75 per- Lois Harden in charge. This group enlisted personnel 'and warrant Partly cloudy, warm,
cent of enlisted personnel
requested to excuse personnel students with has been working day and nighton officers with at least two years with showers.

where possible that they may NATTCenter less than two are years of active enlisted and officers' records<. in uniform, and commissionedPlease Saturday-Cooler, shower
attend these services. duty, the pay' increase' will not to see that all necessary details ( Turn to Page 9, Col. z) Sunday-Clear and ('ooler.Have


Page Two JAX AIR NEWS .. 7_April_1955

J1lK nt 5 IScouting- Squadrons, FAW-11 Marines Streamlined Consider Cap

The Marine Corps is gVlne) I

I every Thursday for Navy and Maitne actlvllle at Na\al Air the once-over to a streamlined
JacktonUllv, )'Ii. :
Station '--" fedora
NAS, Jackivatille VP-18 P. R., right now. a newly designed garrison .
Capt John S. Thach ......._...,........__..._..'.-.......CommandlnR' Officer to San Juan cop that retains its
Cumdr. John N. M)el s ,.._.._.....--..--...- ......_.._...KxccuilOlUcti If you're in the vicinity of Training, too, is going on a slightly and fits various hape
lttt Air ".tI ..atilU Building 140 these days and you increased Six of the head contours
Rear Artm. John Terry ..._, .____.._....._....Commander pace. Marines at Camp
Opt.'lUchaid O. Gieene ..._..._..........._.-...._..........-- .--Chief of Staff see some strange planes sittingby junior officers have recently be- N. C. Leurie,
Iltet AirComdr. Wisr tJi V.Cept .. the wall and men puttingup and there are more : are testing the cap, Wbl'h
Edwin J. S. Young __..__:............. ?........._..... Commander sea come PPC's is expected to become
flunk D. Heyer ....?.,.._...?........_............-v---....................Chief :sta.Commanding: UfticerNasIAir signs like "Beware Jet Blast"or in the making. A school was held the regulation part of
Technical TtaUUc Crater "Stand Z:lear of Jets" it's just last week by a representative of Marine uniform
Capt. Henry C. _._._. Officer this summer. The
Comdr. }ward nWonflth. p-=:::== =-- .Kxecuthe Officer VP-18 busy getting its new P2V- Lockheed Aircraft Corp. to teach Corps said that Marine

Naval Hospital 7's for about the present style
Capt. Edward C. Kenney .....................?... Commanding Officer ready use. the> officers and men hats do not match head
Capt. U A. Nexton _.,JL.._.?....__..__.L_.._.. :cutl\e Olllcei VP-18 is the first squadron in P2V-7's. tours and eon-
NAaTtJ, give some Marines
Capt Wllxon R. Barllett ._...-.. ..,Commanding< "{Jeer the country to get these sleek, "geedunk" look. a
Uom4lr. Lauience F. SteHeniugen ,...........KxccutlOWc! r new jet-fitted bombers. Already, VC6ZBrace

The JAX AIR NEWS U published-weekly at the U. S. tonal Air Station the acceptance of these planes has Buchanan, AOAN, re-
Jackeunvllte, >Floilda, and punted .commercially with non-appiopElated funds caused feverish activity among turned from a rush trip to Can the promotion of Phil Dahlby to
,*l no ex penae to the iornment and In compliance with, NAVKXOSs l'-T5, Hev.
Nov. 1945. Coplea are distributed lice ol chars at Ihe Naval Air Station, the the men and officers of the squadron. ton, N. C. to report an additionto Lcdr. probably explains the pall!
U.Naval S. Naval Air Technical Hospital.Training, Center, Natal Air Reserve *rralnli>c Unit, and the There are crews, to be trained the population in' the personof of cigar smoke which has hung

Editor_Andrew H. PJanev) plane captains to teach the Roger Rowe Buchanan, who over Hangar 115 during the past
Sports Edlto-CordoD Robbie. JOS; Staff Repo -Jack Holmes. PHI:
Nan c' Ward. SN. new trick of the "7" and pilotsto weighed in at Tpounds, 10 ounceson week.

TIle lAX AIR NEWS ,U a member. ot the Armed Forces Press S4> 'VlcfO. try to master the flying of this March 26. The Personnel Office can je-
APPS: mateilaJ appealing l I" this publication may not he reprinted without
net in
the wrlltta perJl1\c(>lon oF Armed Foice PrIM Settle Republlmtlon of other amazing airplane. One more of those vital statis- port a manpower) for
matter. except by nertlce publication. U prohibited without permission of the first time in many '
I Editor, Ailt Nls1VS. While all the attention seems: to tics was announced by Ltjg( ) and
tarui offices located Main Administration Building. Pho eW44 extensions. be on the new" planes, businessand Mrs. Gil Haine Another boy, Joseph E. Schiffer, AN Alphonso J

21ft and 8161.Easter. -- life as usual is still going Lance C., 8 pounds 13Vi ounces. Simmons, SA, Ernest A, Cooper,

on in VP-18.I The squadron has I He reported on March 29.. These SA; Ralph M. Brensinger ADI,

six planes and crews deployed two blessed events, coupled with and Richard C. Shaffer AEAty
Symbolizes I
all checked in during the past

week. Another welcome additionto
is a time to think of life and death. the squadron's ranks was Chief

Death has always been a terrible thing to a man without Warrant Officer Mil i l ford V.

Faith because it means the end of everything-Jife, friends, Helms, who comes from the USS

knowledge, blackness, extinction Wasp.

A great many men without faith say: "Let's not think of James H. Gilliam, ADC, was

it-ke.ep busy so you won't get a chance to remember it-live transferred to the liurru iene

so fast you won't have time to think of it." Hunters of VW-4, and Robert M,

THAT IS WHY the Resurrection is so all important to alt Fox, AD2, was.transfer red to the

men. Christ came and Christ, died-splendidly, heroically-and Hurricane Hunters of VW-4, and

was buried. Byron, R. Harlow, AD2, were dis

Then came the first Glorious Easter. charged. One lone reenlistment

The Man of Faith who has seen Christ rise from the grave, :. was reported from Detachment

knows that after death there is life-that after he dies, he starts 34 aboard the USS Lake Cham-

his real life-eternal, undying. He will know his friends and plain, where James V. Caw them,

love them, as Christ did-he will be free from suffering, as AT2, shipped over.
ta j k' to.v'vt .
Christ was, if only he has lived according to. the pattern set

by that same Christ. VP-16
CHRIST DIED to win Salvation for us. Patrol Squadron Sixteen iu$

He rose from the grave to guarantee it. returned from two weeks deploy

It is up to us to determine 'whether, or not we hall be ment in wintry, fog-bound Aigen-

eternally happy with the' Risen Christ. : till, whereupon Cmdr. Paul S.

Chaplain II. P. McNally, ,. .. Bazler relieved Comdr. Paul J.
--- --
Bruneau as commanding office
St. Edward's Chapel, Naval Air Station. 7MTII GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL-Capt. Henry C. DeLong, Following the ceremony the
commanding*officer of NATTCenter, awards the 700th Good Con
duct Medal presented since April 1952,-when recording of awards squadron secured to Cecil Field

'God's Love Fill began. Receiving the citation is Francis Diamond, AO1, of Aviation for an all hands eating and drink
; My Life'During for Diamond.Ordnancemaa School. It was the fourth award of the Medal ing hoe-down. The Special I

Services officer at Cecil congratulated
this Holy Season of the Christian year, I pray that -
.... each one of us may be drawn closer to the realization of the the Squadron on the
Easter Week Services ship-shape post-party conditionsof
inestimable Love of God. As He demonstrated for nonbelieversthe the grounds.

power and depth of His concern for His creatures, let Him
Welcome aboard t 0 Clyde
enrich the hearts of all who have learned to follow in Hit
Walton, A02; Purcell North, SN;
teachings. Continue At
ChapelsHoly Leo A. Johnson, AM2; ClarenceM.
May the blessings of Easter fill your being, making of you Lowe, AMC; Maynard A. Tru-

living examples of God's love for man! Week activities at the three chapels will climax tna, AMI; Irwin A. Horejs AMC;

M. A. Carpenter, with Easter Sunday services, according to schedules prepared Hobert F. Crowe, SN; and Leon

Chaplain, All-Saints' Chapel. by Catholic and Protestant chaplains of various commandsat Taylor, PRC.Congratulations.

_m____ Naval Air Station. to Edgar J.

Friday observance based on "Sev At St. Edward's Chapel (Catholic Henderson AOC, who reenlistedfor
DIE/\ en Last Words", all chaplain par I ) with Capt. Herbert P. Me- (worshippers not able to remain four more.

SfRCfS/ ticipating1. Congregation may at- for entire service should feel free FAW-11
Nally as chaplain, Holy Thursday
tend complete service or any part to leave as time permits).
will be celebrated with High Personnel of Fleet Air Wing
they pl't'fer.Eattf'r,
Mass at 0800, followed by Procession EASTER SUNDAY Sunrise Eleven reluctantly said "goodbj
CATHOLIC Sunday, April 10 Service at Band Shell 0600 third,
of Blessed Sacrament; Holy to Doug Lyke journalist
Sunday, Mass-0800, 0900, 1000- 0600-Euter Sunrise Service-- Hour, at 1930. I transportation and parking are who for the past fifteen month*
NAS Band Shell
St Edward's Chapel. ; special music Mass of the Pre-Sanctified I facilitated; music to be furnished has beenthe strong right arm
by Band and AH Saints' Choir on
Saturday-0800. ; Good ; by All Saints' Choir and Navy of the Wing's Public Information
Friday will
Sermon Chaplain Stevenson, all begin at 1200 I
Daily-0630. Band, participation by all Protestant to join Fac'ttl-
chaplains participating. followed by the traditional Devotion program. Lyke goes
Sunday-0630-Mass at Hospital ,0800 Episcopal Communion of the Seven Last Wordsof chaplains. Lant Headquarters at Norfolk,

Chapel. Service-Chaplain Nickelson. Christ, ending at 1560 with the I Breakfast for Choir and Band. where he will be responsible for

MORMON1930MondayNATTC -Veneration of the Cross confessions I Communion Service at 0930 preparation and publication erf
0930-Protestant Service of Divine ; -
Chap. will be heard at 1830. under leadership of ChaplainP. Faetu's weekly paper. The Wing'sloss
lain's Office.CHRISTIAN. Worship-Holy Communion F. W. Pieper; Service of Wore is Faetu's gain. His activities
Chaplain Pieper. CEREMONY OF HOLY Saturday -
ship at 1100, Chaplain Thumping"
SCIENCE Carpenter often described as "Tub
1900-Tuesday-Mainside Chapel 1100-Protestant Service of Divine of begin at 0700 with Blessings i preaching on the theme "I Was will be sorely missed in the
Baptismal Water
Worship- Sermon. 4tl Was Paschal The**,? special music by the Jax
Office area.
on ramp.PROTESTANT There", Chaplain Candle, and Baptismal Font, fol- '
Carpenter. I
Choir at both hours.PROTESTANT More "Goodbyes" this time
1900-The United Fellowship of immediately by High Mass YN2,
Fellowship The ,
to Robert E. Blongiewicz
'0930 All Saints' I about 0800
ChapeL confessions
1100--All Saints' ChapeL Protestants meet at Bldg- 804 for heard at 1830.; will be atre party to view religious film and Leo T. McDermott SN, both

exportation to see "Day of Trl.umph" With "Day of Triumph" all handsare of the Wing's Central Office, who
0930 All Saints' Easter
Chapel. Sunday Masses
at Five Points Theatre. at invited to meet at this blue f o r"mufti"
Building week exchange
(Note: Addresses of local 0800, OWVand; 1000, the latter is
804 .
Tuesday April 12 at 1900 Sunday Center
churches be obtained designated at the local Sep
may by as High Mass.
1800 Episcopal Instruction Chaplain William A. Sweti of The "welcomed aboard"Lt.
the Office Chaplain M. Wing
calling Chaplain's 425)). A. Carpenter of St.
classes in Protestant Chaplain's Luke's Chapel Naval of VJM&
All Saints' Chapel Hospital Al Ufer, formerly
Activities Schedule office, Bldg1. 563, NATTC, for all i lists the following (Protestant) also announces a Maundy who becomes the Wing Plight
Thursday April 7 Interested Holy Thursday : Thursday Communion Service for Officer and Inspection Coor'tii-
Maundy ,
1030- Lutheran instruction 2000. "The Seven Words of the
2000-Maundy Thursday Sea plea Thursday Communion nator.
-Holy Communion, Chaplain'c... I claaae in Att Saint Chapel, by last of Lenten Series at 2000, Cross'' will be commemorated at Congratulations are in order to

l penter. I I Chaplain Pieper for all interested.. Giod Friday three-hour i the 1220 service on Good Friday Lcdr. Harry Roberts, Wing Cm

Friday, April I :3030-Informal Bible _study di i.- service! beginning worship I while special music with Mr. Asa: munications Officer, who aflE"many
at 1200
1200 to ISOO-Continuoui'\ Good CUMio group, BJdjf. iWe with special music throughout I, Gardiner as soloist will highlight 1 months of waiting tinalh
Easter Sunday service at 0930. received his new rank.



7 April 1955 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

I TiconderogaTo : \,' \ Y\ 1 ,

Operate In Y,v W:1. JI \ ,,Y '

I r'

Jax WatersI I : ,

The aircraft carrier USS Ticon

deroga will be operating off:I
t.4 AYR :L} c e
Jacksonville Monday through ky

Wednesday, April 11-13 in carrier

task group operations.The I

newly modernized ship rejoined ..

the fleet this January and I I -,_. -'_:.r".-, yyp v a .__.____.n.m_ __._

just completed a successful shake I THE "BIG J" LEADS FLEET INTO JACKSONVILLE-In.profile the battleship USS New Jersey, which will be seen alone
down cruise to Guantanamo Bay.I with five other ships In open house at port Saturday and Sunday, April 9 and 10, displays her enormous size. More than the
Cuba. She is on her way backto length of two city blocks and 108 feet wl'lf', the New Jersey carries a crew of more than 2,500 men It marks the first visit of a battleship I
her home of Norfolk I to Mayport Other ships scheduled to visit over tile weekend are the heavy cruiser USS Columbus, light cruiser USS Wor-
port tester destroyer USS Rush and submarines USS Tigrone and USS Burrfish. '
where she is scheduled to enter -

the Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, I Open House For The Public '

Va. for post shakedown availabi

lity.During her eight-week shake- lax Air News Six Warships Due To Arrive At

down period the "Big T" operatedthe Is Now 12

Cutlass Navy's squadron first carrier-based, landed her F7U Years Old Mayport For Easter Weekend .

3,000th plane and was host to

many dignitaries. Enjoying its greatest popu- .

larity ever, the Jax: Air Newsis The carrier basin at Naval Auxiliary Landing Field at

an even dozen years old. Mayport will take on the appearance of a major sea }port I Donald Grant.
Blue To .Growing with the times, the The submarine USS Burnish,
Angels this weekend, as six warships, headed by the battleship
I commanded
Jax: Air News was exactly 12 USS New Jersey, drop anchor. by Lcdr. James Thomas

old on April 1. .Traylor Jr., was cpmmissione -
years --
Appear Apr. 9-10 Published each Thursday, naval It will might be the ever"biggest assembled array in of coordinated by the Jacksonville l at Portsmouth, N H. in 1943. _

Junior Chamber of Commerce, She served gallantly in the Pacific
the Jax 4ir News covers the Jacksonville with the arrival
Those who have never seen the activities of the Naval Air with In anticipation of the thousandsof during! WW II.
famous Blue Angels perform will more Open visitors from Northern Florida The sub; USS Tigrone, commanded
Station, Fleet Air Jacksonville, House to the public scheduled
have an opportunity this Saturday Naval Air Technical Training and Southern Georgia, the Navy by Lcdr. James lien, was
between the hours of 1300 and
and Sunday to thrill to one of the will make available ample park commissioned at Portsmouth iri
Center, Fleet Air Wing Eleven, and I
1700 on Saturday Sunday
truly magnificent aerial exhibitions 1944. She service with the
Naval Hospital and Naval Air ing space inside the gates at May- saw
of all times. Reserve Training Unit. To top it oft, the Navy's famous port. Traffic will be controlled by Pacific Fleet in World War II,

The Navy's precision I flight aerial precision team, the Blue highway police and the public is and was the last vessel to bomb\

team, the Blue Angels will exhibit The first edition of the Jax Angels, will be on hand on both requested to adhere to all traffic ard the Japanese mainland,

their maneuvers at 1400 both on Air News appeared April 1, days. Flying the speedy Grumman rules and patterns. .

April 9 and 10. They appear at 1943. Now, as then, the paper Cougar jets, the Blue Angels, I

Mayport in conjunction with open serves as a great moralebuilding originally formed here at NAS CarDlvSIx Operating Here
Carrier Division Six, under Big Welcome
house being held for six warships factor and remains close Jax in 1946, will demonstrate
I command of Admiral Cruise, as '
to the heart of military and
docked there over the Easter flight maneuvers at 1400 Satur-
weekend. civilian personnel a I "ourpaper" day and Sunday.All well as the USS Columbus and I'
the USS Worcester have been
The Blue Angels will fly high- in all, it will be a big day conducting training operations in, Awaits Crews

powered Cougars capable of speeds The only source of news and for the Navy and the public the Atlantic off the Florida Coast

exceeding that of sound. Organ information for thousands of in Jacksonville this weekend. recent weeks
ized here at NAS Jax in 1946, servicemen stationed here, the visit I
First battleship ever to Of
the famed unit uses the four- Jax Air News has enjoyed tre knownat Commisioned in 1943, the bat- ShipsCrew
Jax, the Jersey New is 888 feet
tleship Jersey
plane formation in executing mendous popularity
breathtakingmaneuvers.. through the years! It has won 4 the "Big J" and carrying the long, carries two helicopters, anda members of tile six Navy
flag of Rear Adm. E. A. Cruise, '
Colored water is sprayed from national Armed Forces Press crew of about 2,500. In the ships scheduled to dock at May-
Carrier Division Six
Commander ,
wing tips during these maneuvers, Awards in the past 6 years.A Korean conflict the New Jersey's port over Easter weekend are in
will be accompanied by the
to form swirling red and blue vapor Thursday without a Jax Air powerful five-inch and 16-inch for a terrific welcome.
troyer USS Rush and the sub.
trails-a sight really to be News is just like a full day marines USS Tigrone and USS batteries were used as "artillery"for Some 6,000 crew members of-

hold. without a meal for all hands. the United Nations troops. The the small) fleet will be entertained
Burrfish. will be joined
They "Big J'." inflicted terrific
The newspaper's goal has later by the heavy cruiser USS guns shore bases royally during their stay in Jack-
damage on enemy
Honor StudentsSelected always been to bring to Columbus 'and the light cruiser and communication routes. Capt. sonville. A full two-day's pro.

personnel of all commands acomplete USS Worcester at Mayport.All gram has been arranged for the
Edward J. O'Donnel], is skipper
At AK readable and entertaining six ships will be preparedto : of the "Big J". visiting ships.
publication, with most- The Jacksonville Recreation
greet the public at the open Ships Boast Record
ly local Navy news, a dash of house ceremonies. The USS Columbus, honoringthe Department, Chamber of Com
AO SchoolsFor national data, and plenty of merce, USO, Jacksonville Junior
Royal Welcome city of Columbus, Ohio, was
service-wide information for I Chamber of Commerce Jacksonville -
the second time in two The crews of the visiting ships launched at Quincy;Mass in 1944. ,
all hands. Beach Recreation Depart.
I will receive a royal "Welcome toJax" She served during World War II
weeks a Wave was the honor student -
and the
ment Jacksonville Beach
We look forward to an even
in Aviation Storekeeper celebration, including: two with the seventh fleet in the
Junior Chamber of
Commerce are
School at NATTCenter. She is more successful year than full days of parties dances, beach Pacific, after which she was or- 1
have been enjoyed in the past. joining forces for what may turn
Katherine who picnics and other recreation. The dered to the Atlantic. The Colum
Crowley, AKAN
out to be the biggest welcome
entertainment program is being bus is commanded b 1 Capt.
was high student in last week'sgraduating party ever staged for visiting

class. HAS Operations m nMxti'y/ } Y_ sailors and officers. The Jax Jay.

Crowley, a native of Brockton_ rees arc coordinating the entertainment
Mass., enlisted in the Navy in WA

June, 1954, and after basic train Officer Billet To The schedule program.for April 9-19

at Bainbridge attended Airman

reads like a weekend at Coney
School here. She has been
Co in dr. Johnson Island On the agenda Is dancing, .
assigned to the Naval Air Station
baseball, beach picnics, tennis, religious .
Atlantic Cty, N. J., for duty.
Comdr. Norman Dudley John- services, and many, many
Joseph Shuster, AA, was the
other recreational activities. Most
son has relieved Comdr. Harry
honor student of Aviation Ord-
of the activity will be centered
Naval Air Station
nanceman School Class A. He L. Harty as
at the Beaches.
joined the Navy in 1954 and after Operations Officer. / iy \ .

boot training at Great Lakes, attended The latter departed last :Friday

Airman PreparatorySchool and will report to Paris, Free Nursery For
at Norman, Okla. lie has
in June for
France, sometime
the Naval Air Easter ServicesFree
been assigned to Head-
f duty on Staff, Supreme
Station, Norfolk, for duty. quarters Allied Powers, Europe nursery care will be extended -

Honor student in Aviation Ord- (SHAPE) under Field Marshal to all children whose

nanceman School Class B was Montgomery. parents plan to attend religious

George Larson, AO1, a seven-year Comdr. Johnson comes here ceremonies during Holy Week.

Navy veteran Larson will reportto The will be open at
Staff MATS, at AndrewsAir nursery
from ,
VP-46 at San Diego for duty. _
g 0545 on Easter: Sunday morning .
Force Base, Washington,
., __
1"'''' /' In time for Sunrise Services.It .
C. where he has served since
"Did gamble in Las Ve D.
gas?" somebody asked comedian April, 1953. He" is a native of "OH, BOY, LOOKA ME, I'M A PILOT"-Little Loner Gal. will be closed from 1230

Bert Lahr. Rhode Island,,where he obtain- latano models a Navy pilot's "Mae West" life jacket, while his Easter Sunday afternoon until\
fellow second: ra ers voice their admiration and amazement. Monday when the nursery -
"How can you help it?," repliedBert. : ','f d; hiss BSA f\ ,Jn business/;ad State\\ I This Informal1 fashion( show was one of the1!h points during'the' ', will morning reopen at OG45 to follow

"You register into the hotelon stratton at Rhode Island visit of 35 second graders to Fighter Squadron 14, a unit of Fleet schedule

a crap table. College, Air Jacksonville. its regular


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Page Four JAX AIR NEWS 7 April 1955Calendar

Maintains 50 Instructional Aircraft-
I OFF/c Eics

\I I Spring Means 'Cleanup For One Unit I

Springtime is cleaning time -- -
and it was no exception for the "; Ti:: i.\\:; ?r \:. 1 p m'-

1 Aircraft Maintenance department '. .Y'
of the Naval Air Technical
Easter-not a day of new suits

C1. v8 Training Center. and gay bonnets, but a day of a
Assigned the responsibility of
A NY promise a prayer.
maintaining some 50 instruc- 4
4 A prayer of gratitude for all
tional aircraft of various types,
of Events that has been given us, for we
both and and
propeller Jet,
Umch served daily, 11301300. three operational aircraft used are by far among the more for-

Dinner served dally, 18002030. for pilot proficiency training, tunate. /

Friday 8th-Happy Hours, 1GOO- the department has a full-time A promise of love toward all

1800. Job in keeping them in readi- mankind. A promise to overcome

Saturday 9th-Dinner and dancing 1L greed envy and human pitfalls.

Dancing In the Anchor Room ness.VITII THE advent of fair The promise to follow the Teacher

from 2100-0100. Dinner served, weather a vigorous program of fi tom'M s of Easter Himself and followin

1830-2130. improvement of instructional _' _k His footsteps to become a servant -

Sunday 10th- Easter Sunday. aircraft is underway. Work in- to all.

dinner especially for the family, volved on a typical plane We wish all Service Women

featuring menu of: baked Easter: includes an engine check, pro- everywhere the most joyous Eas-

ham, southern filed chicken, prime. peller removal complete paint Yt I ter they have experienced. May
ribs of beef. A remarkable dinner
job and replacement of as many I the true spirit of this great celebrated -
priced for the family $2.28 unservicable items as permitted i day touch all of you in
adults; $1.00 for teenagers and I
within monetary limitations some special way.
50 cents for children under 12.
UNDER: THE direction of Lt. S *
Service la buffet style from) 1800- CLEANUP TIME-Airman Preparatory School students are
(jg) Loyd Peterson aircraft
After the excitement of the
2100. shown the need for cooperation in upkeep of planes, by members
Rn.n(1\\ich'luncheon. 11001900. maintenance officer, the refur- of the Aircraft Maintenance department at NATTCenter. Harold past week one would think

Monday llth-Club closed.Tuesday bishing program is in an advanced Salter, AMI, left) and Hugh McLaughlin, AMAN, show how paint Waves of the Station would be
keeps plane to Marine Pfc. Leonard Growney, Marine -
stage. up appearance in for a rest but the barracks;
-12th-Game nightpuzes -
Pv Peggy Weeks and Wave Shirley Daniels, AA.
} : galore cash and merchan planes are used by Avi- ---- meeting held Monday evening
dise. Play that favorite American ation Electrician's Mate Schools ation of the students is a vital precautions and damageable brought this forecast-no rest in
and by Airman factor in of the aircraft all of the curric- "
number game and you may be the PreparatorySchool upkeep j areas are part right.

,winner: of that giant.Jackpot. ," he explained. "Cooper- and instructions as to safety ulum." "The Show Will Go On:; It

Wednesday 13th Bargain was decided that although the
Planes Can Be Defined
nIght In the dining room. All you Color Radar New National Reserve Plan road may be long and hard the
'nn cat for a dollar "Fresh hot By Waves show "Boots In Review"

sausage patties with steamed rice An experimental color radar will be produced and presented

and candied yams". A completemeal set that shows planes and land All personnel who volunteeredtheir

Including coffee and dessert, areas in two colors has been Exempts Active Duty Time talent please watch your

I icfiJls upon request, and it's only unveiled by the Navy. bulletin boards for time and

dollar 18002030. Built around a tube origin- (This It the Urt of a i.,1.! of trilcUs en the propoitd Nitlontl Rturvt N'.n) place of rehearsals. It is impor-
Thursday 14th-Family hour at ally designed for color TV, the Washington< (AFPS)-The Defense Department has revised its tant that we have a completecast

the bar=select bar drinks at a reduced set produces two colors on a proposed National Reserve Plan following heatings before a House during practice.

price, 1800-1000. screen. Scientists say a third lunches
Armed Services subcommittee. Packed I swimmingsuits
Ladles Only could be produced without a
The plan as it stands befo1'eflnal and softball gear can mean
Friday 8lh-LalUes' golf meeting great technical difficulty. trainee program, one of the four And thatis
only one thing-picnic.
:; 1000.Wednesday. The set is rigged so that I approval by the subcommittee choices offered by NRP, has been
what the
exactly it means to
IDth:} -VP-18 lunch- planes at high levels producean would exempt men who changed to make it even more
girls in both barracks. A day of
(eon orange color on the screen, had served on active duty before attractive to the nation's young
.. July 27, 1953, from ,participatingin swimming sightseeing eating andol'
----+ -- while those traveling at low men.
fashioned fun is in view for
Reserve '*" *
Ready training. SUnder
altitudes show up in a green
[ all service women of the station
RegistiaLionOpen hue. In addition, the six-month: the original proposal, .sometime in April.
men below the age of 19 could

ForCollege <........ .. enlist in either the Army or Ma- Never knew we had so many
;bin '
.. ,. .
., :" : .....: rine Corps for six months basic pros. That's the remark makingIts
.-. .... I training followed by nine-and-a- way' around the passageways

Study lt'DD I half years in the Ready Reserve. and anyone passing the softball

Registration opened this : 1 I Men In this category, under the diamond in the evening will
\ it's The field is crowded -
f true.
., bill's would agree
week for three Florida Uni 'I't : I new provisions enlist
., .;'..'\'ii.' ,
,};, ; : ; ::1 : .j I for a total of only eight including with girls snagging flies
versity courses on ,. :! ; ;: :: ;"'.(' :> .
; '" ; : : ;'" : scooping up grounders, and prac-
.,, : :, six months active
..',1.' duty.
the freshman college level at << ,' ,.i't.
: '
., .r'/'J.'
: ticing sliding. The playing
>> may
; .. '
;, original $30-a-month for
the Education '
and Information _
: i.A..i. .
Office of the Naval Air- .. :...:::.':.,..r ....... ;.....,. /. ... :..' "'" '. /: these men while on active duty look tiring but to the players itcouldn't
: be finer
.:': has been upped to $50.
Technical y "
Training Center, I __ *
: S
Building 500. "f" '
Classes will start about April .., Men with lew than five yearson Writer's Note: Beverly Bisto-

22 in the Technical Training lib- active duty would be requiredto deau, captain of the 1954-55

rary, Building 501. They will beheld spend some time in a Ready Crackerjax on behalf of the bas-

weekly in the evening. 1/ Reserve unit However, participation ketball team, would like to ex-

Classes are scheduled for History in incentive programs, to beset tend their wholehearted thank

English and Mathematics V Id :X up by the services, would cut you to all the people who were

and successful completion of the Ready Reserve time by half. instrumental in making the bas-

courses will net three college Ordinarily, a person who spent ketball season a winning one, as

hours of credit.A two years on active duty would be well as a most memorable one.

minimum of 16 persons is ,,:. required to serve six years in ,the Everyone was truly wonderfuland
required for each class. Ready Reserve. But by taking advantage it is appreciated more than

Further information may be obtained SQUADRON INSPECTION Robert Hudson, AK1, (left), of incentive programs, he we can possibly say.
received his third Good Conduct award last week during Fas-
from Harry Frakes, PNC, ron lQ9's annual personnel and material inspection conducted by could spend only three years. Wedding bells rang recentlyfor
Information and Education) Office Commander Fleet Air Winr 11. Comdr. Roland Hastrelter (right), Pat Mileski, NAS, and 'Dale

extension 8383. 'skipper of Fasron 109; Comdr. John McCollum (second from Ready RM>rvlftta who failed to Spredlin, and Fay Hafflae and
4 right), executive officer, and Barney Price, YN1, watch while meet training requirements couldbe Patrick Hall, both attached to
Been Capt. Edwin J. 8. Young, Commander Fleet Air Wing 11, makes
Longing For called to active for Personnel.
the Award to JlD$son. Capt. Young commended Fasron 109 on the duty a
Trip To Antarctic? results of the inspection. maximum of 45 days annually. The Peg Lawlor returned from Motion -

original plan denied honorable discharges Picture School in Norfolk,
A call for enlisted volunteersfor
To Provide More Housing and veterans benefits to Va., last week. Peg was second
next year's antarctic expedi- '
those who failed to train., top scholar in a class of 12.
tion has been sounded by the \
Testifying before the subcom- Joan Tessier is leaving Fridayto
Navy. Those qualifying must have For Service Familieswill
mittee, Assistant Secretary of De- ; attend Dental Tech School at
24 months obligated service, and
be1 physically and Congress has taken notice of fense Carter ,L. Burgess, said the. Bainbridge, Md. *
temperamentally ask for a similar number for bill, as. revised, would meet de- Waiting for your get-well cards
qualified for the equivalentof the military' housingsituation,
the next few years. fense requirements and visits while at the hospitalare
submarine duty. often deplorable, with plans to Meanwhile, Sen. Homer Cape- Jo Midkiff and' Joy Shrader

Volunteers are to be accepted provide 27,500 new family housing hart (R., Ind.) and 24 colleagueshave 175,000 are needed seivicewide in who appreciate seeing their ship-

. in the following ratings: TA, TN, units in the United States. introduced a bill providing the next few years. mates any time during visiting

SD, AN, PH, AK, AG, .AC, AT, Sentiment in Washington'is that thousands of additional military The proposed Capehart bill hours.

MM, SA, SN, DM, JO, CS, DK such action which will be up for housing units. The bill replacesthe would cut red tape in the present .

SK, YN, RM, RE, ET, QM, BM, consideration next month, is es Wherry act, which expires in Wherry law and get more homes Word to the WiseA

as well as all group VI11 SeaBee sential. The,units are those which June. Capehart has said that 150- sooner. Last year 12,000 new units tip that a restaurant has good

ratings. will be officially requested by the 000 units for all services are urgently were authorized by Congress-the roast beef may prove to be a bum

.. 'The Navy will simply assign Department of Defense in the ,annual needed Air Force officials I largest such authorization in steer.

. -- qualified officer ,to ;the cruise; ,nillltary construction biy.'. So claim their. service, needs 160,000new ; I years. Construction would ,be Women who swear they have

, instead of 'selecting, them on a strong. 'is the 'need for housing: ,homes,,. While Defense .Secre I awarded to. )jow bidders, w th (the never been kissed should certainly

VoVmtcer ball unIts that it In believed Defense tare Wilson, trued, ;that jibout "f'P'K-f<< jluJe"I.\nt'? \ bf' forgiven for rearing ;



7 April 1955 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

Uic New Type Gate .

1 Pass Readied
For Civilians
i --
'New type identification-gale

passes are in store for some
The CPO Club;) Galley is now
5,000 civilian personnel em-
A Man Called Peter. There is under new management. Mem- ployed in various capacities

publicity everywhere for this bers are about to try the home aboard the Naval Air Station.

outstanding movie. Have you read k cooking of Mrs. Johnson. Full Now on the planning boards,

the book? Or Peter Marshall'sown course dinners at reasonable pri the new passes will be largerin

book Mister Jones, Meet ces. size than those now in use

the Master? For many busy Saturday April 16 is the sea- and will bear much more in .

people a good movie or best seller sonal opening of the Patio. Blue formation. The new passes will

provides the impetus and select- Godwin and his band will supplythe require signature I height,

ing criteria for reading. We sug- music. Come and have a good weight, color of eyes and hair,

gest a few which are. timely but ; :; ; .;: time. date of birth, finger prints,
not just seasonal. name and address, activity,
Tuesday night is still
Consistent best sellers last year ,.. .....,,__n..w 'K ,.... .......< _. night. Take home a prize. game photo, and blood type.
include Power Of Positive Think- NAVY "E" SEA STORY Chief The new ID cards will also
Gunner Ernest Fleming
a Monday night CPO Club fur-
ing (Peale), Life Is Worth Living phase officer at Aviation Ordnanreman School Class A, points carry a government postage
(Sheen), and Angel Unaware out to two students a photograph taken of the first "hashmark" nishes a movie On highlights of guarantee for return in case of
painted on a Navy sun back in 1922. Listening to his "sea story"are sports. Members are invited and
(Rogers). Others in the same inspirational loss by owner.
John Baker, AA and Marine Pvt. Watkins, AO-A students. can bring a friend.WEEKEND. I
vein are Faith Made
Champions stories of faith in the Old Salt' Tells Of First I wv.M-.H.S,'..S,w.,.. ....,w" .",.. '" ... '. ,. ,,1
lives of people in the news of

sports, theatre, world affairs, etc.; Ith ,
I Believe, a friendly book inter- Hashmarks Painted On GunMuch

esting and enjoyable understanding ar
water has
parsed: under
of faith for youth; Out Of the keel and many'a pot of coffee trunion of the weapon
My Life And Thought is auto- Gunner
grounds tossed over the side Fleming's gun won
biographical reading at its amaz- since Chief Gunner Ernest T. the Navy "E" in 1920 and againin

ing best; Peace With God, a studyby Fleming phase officer at Aviation 1921, lie sought permissionto :

the popular evangelical Ordnanceman School Class paint an "E" and a hashmark'

preacher, Billy Graham. A, sailed aboard the battleship on the weapon but it was refused -

Among the many historical USS New York back in the with the stipulation that
novels with a religious background early 1920's. if the gun won again a third

(some have been made But his fondest memories of time there was possibility per aa _, l
top, movies all have remained his cruise aboard the New mission might be granted. < t. '

favorite reading])! we remind you York, when as a Marine Corps His gun won again in 1922 d.
of David The King, Silver Cha corporal he was a gun captainon and with the connivance of I

. lice, Quo Vadis, Ben Hur, Barab- a five-inch 51 secondary bat- Comdr. (later captain) E. A _

bas, and, of course, The Robe tery broadside: gun was when Broadman, the ship's Chaplain,
Stories of faith set in more II the first hashmarks: for the the "E" and hashmaiks were

modern times include Keys Of Navy "E" were painted on the tnmion.ceremoniously painted on the ,

The Kingdom, (Cronin), The 4 ? ..-.....'...".,'.'," .'",w.. '.'_,., '. __
World, The Flesh And Father Fleet Reserve
Smith FIRST IIAS1I1\IARKS-Chlef Gunner Flemlnr (center with
(Marshall) The Gauntlet
shell case), then a Marine corporal and (run captain, poses with
(Street), The Singer, Not The Joins National his shipmates back in 1922 aboard the battleship tSS New York.
Song: (Lindop) and don't overlook Comdr. E. A. Uroadman, chaplain later Captain paints the first
Snowflake ((Gallico) a delightful hashmarks ever put on a ship's gun. The photograph incidentally,
was made in the run turret and was shot by old Inflammable
allegory on the meaning of life, Safety ProgramDedication
flash powder. Navy regulation took a beating on that historic
so delicately done that you will ..- occasion but the crew was proud of its thret-year "E" record and
probably want to share it with of roadside safety for being high gun in the Navy.
any children you know. markers at Verona and Roosevelt Navy r.xclmnfife Improves --

To fully enjoy the Biblical references Boulevard Saturday, April 9, will Barber Shop ServiceTo '; TIDE II
be conducted by Fleet Reserve Association '
in any of these books, Improve on its primary goal HIGH LOW I
as part of its \voik in
you may want The Bible and The 'Good' Customer Service", the a.m pm a.m. p.nt.
with the National
Common Reader (Chase); The conjunction Navy Exchange has recently completed Fri 9:02: 2:24: 2:26:
Greatest Story Ever Told (Ours- Safety program. : extensive modifications to Sat 9:38: 3:01: 3:00:
ler); Story Of The Bible (Good- With state highway safety, end i nil barber shops in this a/en. Sun 10:15': 3:33: 3:35: SALTY HUMOR FROM
peed); How The Great Re- Navy officials taking part, the HERE AND THERE"A
The coming hot weather will
ing religions Truth Is One. ceremony is scheduled for 11 n.m.
not be noticed when you get your
Your libraries have many other To extend President Eisen-!' hair cut in a Navy Exchange air Capt. Irons cocktail party," a wit-wiz
books appropriate to the season's howei'a Safe Driving Day of Dec. conditioned huber: shop. Relax in ard observed, "is where they-

thought; some old, which you 15 to every day of the year is the new waiting: chairs and enjoy the Leaves Post spread sandwiches and smear

may have missed, and some new, thought behind the work done by I latest magazines: ; when you walk friends" .
both Local Branches 9i and 126
which don't want to miss.
you Into the Ciewa Shop and Officers'and Capt. Edward P. Irons, execu-
4 of FRA. :Members have cooperated Officer: "Are you happy now
Chiefs' Shop, Building 3 on .
with various city, county ant'sta.te tive assistant Medical Officer at that you're in the Navy.
new nsphalt' floondon.t forget
Navy PersonnelCan traffic, safety, and enforcement the NAS Jax Infirmary since Boot: "Yes, sir." '
that Mice shine; let the new air .
bodies. conditioning 'at the BOQ Shop, Sept. 1953, will be detached this Officer: "What were you before

Join Jax "The combined operation of the Building 11 relax you. week to report for new duty as you got into the Navy?"
two local branches in the erec- Air conditioning make Boot: "Much happier."
your Senior Medical Officer, NAS Ana- .
Choral SocietyMilitary tion of markers is a 'first' for visit to the barber shop enjoy.
Jacksonville said Roy H. Su- able at NAS Cecil Field NATTC, costia, Washington, D., C. Sgt.: "Gotta smoke, Joe?"

and civilian personnelwith I berly, public relations chairman Hospital Green Cove Springs There Is no immediate prospectof Cpl.: "I thought you quit smoking -

singing experience who wishto of Branch 126. "It is anticipatedto Maypoit and Glynco. These added his replacement here. ?"
join the Jacksonville Choral have world-wide sponsorship." features can be enjoyed while youpay Capt. Irons was advanced to Sgt.: "I'm in the first stage of .

Society now have an opportunityto Markers: at the north and south the same reasonable prices for his present rank in February. He quitting. I've.quit buying. them."

do so.Choral. entrances to ,Jacksonville on U.S. barber shop services is a graduate of the Universityof ( 1
1 and 17 as well as those at the Don't forget the new hours of Illinois, where he also received "Can you tell me how to get to .
Society rehearsals are East and West gateway on U.S. operation for your conveniencefrom his medical degree before ,entering Adams Street?"
held every Tuesday at 1930 at 91 are also credited to the work of : 0800 to 1730 at the Crews' the Navy in 1939 'U$ lieutenant "What's ,that, stranger?' I'm a
the First Presbyterian Church the Fleet Reserves.Shattering i Shop Building 3. junior grade. little' deaf."
Education Building, corner of "I beg your pardon?"

Monroe Now in and rehearsal Ocean Streets.for Pierne's ((90.81 Mark Set by 17 Graduates Of Av-Ordnancell| hear"I said you.I'm" a little deaf. I didn't

"Children Crusade" ..the Choral "You\! don't say! I'm'deaf too.:?'

Society numbers around 80 of the : all former academic course at Aviation Ground Offi L. A. Florio, Mailowe Sprain and 'That's too bad! Now, what was
finest, male and female voices in it wanted?"
records at Aviation Ordnance Officers cers School bettered the old rec John Graziano. you
Jacksonville. The Society's latest Other Navy officers were Ensigns "Can you tell me how to get to
Jut wcek'i graduating -
performance of "II Trovatore"has School ord.In the opinion of Lt. (jg) Matt: Max Gunn, John Keener, Adams Street?" .
teen> acclaimed as the best class of 17 Navy and Marine Eunuch officcr-in-charge of the John McCracken and Vincent Ze- "Sure. You go down this way

operatic performance ever heardin Corps officers Fet a mark of school the class had the highest lones. Two Reserve Officers also for four blocks and then turn to

Jacksonville. 90.81. I academic standards of any previous were graduated-Ensigns Edward your; right. It's the third street

Several Navy personnel are already Four officers all former enlisted one. Fosnot, PV-11, Brunswick Me., down."
members of the group. men, broke the individual scholastic Included in the group were seven and Fred Harvey, USS Badoeng "That's Adams Street, huh?"

They were featured prominentlyin mark of 95.88 set last July. Marine Corps second lieuten Straits. "Oh, no. Excuse me, old man.I .

the performance of "II Trova- Ensign John Frazier led the class ants-marking the first' time the Comdr Ralph M, Bagwell Director thought you said you1, ., wanted

tore" Further information can be I with a mark of 97.64 while En- Marines sent students through the of Training! 'R.t'the: Center. AdamS Street' : .J
obtained by contacting the director signs Bowheart FrMitress, Charles cObr e' here: The'M .rtnt' included told in 'graduation( address of "No, J saiddam* St'teet""Never ;
,- Dr'Cbtter Nice; phone EV- 'Rose and John YarwooJ, an of 2nd' tits." Jerohie 'Denning David the* 'importancS'of, the excellentrMOi 1 I t' heard 'of It! Sorry'stranger -,
7-2188.! l' I whom In December C'omr1f'tM a' Bell ''glovd# 'nol1i ter. Rolf rffr. d. ."


Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 7 April 1955
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Gorsky Twins Help Set '> AI AFPS SPORTS

Crackerjax Cage RecordsWriting ; k<. Roundup

By Armed Forces Press Service ...

the 1954-55 basketball season into history with the NBC has been given the rightsto

All Navy Championship as their crowning effort, the Jax Navy televise the 1955 NCAA foot-
this week turned in their .
Crackerjax basketball outfits and are
ball program Wonder if the
now preparing for softball.
1T basketball fans at Bussac
With a final season's record of. T t: Camp ,
31 wins and eight defeats, the Women Marines, who althoughlost France, yell "Hey Mambo" every-

Crackerjax scoreda total of 1901 by transfer, materially aided time Si. Charles Italiano refs a

points for an average of 49 a. the squad. game? . A/2C Richard Gradeof
Because of her
game as against 1428 of a 36.6
during the campaign and althoughshe Itazuke AP Japan, rolled a' 21-
for their
average opponents did not get in the playoff p. game pin total of 4,170 to win the

THE INDIVIDUAL scoring par- tournament because of transfer, all-events championship of the.
ade was l led by Gerri Gorsky who the Crackerjax voted to send Woman Far East Air Forces bowling tour
totalled 733 for the season, including nament. .
Marine Willa Edwards one
308 field and 117 foul
goals of the individual trophies won at Capt. Forrest Cook, who recently
conversions for of 18.8a
an average the All Navy championship. returned from a tour of dutyin
Her twin sister Pat
game. THREE ALL FLORIDA State Japan, has been named athle-
counted 260 field goals converted
players came out of the squad. tic business manager at the new
162 fouls for a total of 682 17.5 .
or Gcrri Gorsky was selected All 6y ..Sa Air Force Academy The Roc
a game. E
State Forward in the A. A. U kets of Andrews AFB, Md.,
Coach Matt Kurilich
with some interesting totals came up championships Ht Jacksonville; oo.m-_,w"1CCaAYK W OIf"13 _, iit T7iFtwb: : Js l finished the regular cage season
on Pat Ashcraft All-State guard in with a sensational 43-0 mark. In
the season's performances including -
Women's Scholastic tournament ALL-STAR CRACKERJAX Winners of the Navy's All- the past three years the Rockets
: 77 points in the Florida State at Tampa; and Pat Go/sky wo Eastern Women's basketball championship, the Jacksonville Navy have won 118 and lost only 20

Scholastic Women's tournamentat men's All State free throw champion Waves Crackerjax also, placed three members on all-star teams I Kodiak Naval Station in
Tampa; 25 out of 39 free throws in Florida state basketball tournaments. Left Is Pat Gorsky, who
converted the Navy Champion- at Tampa. won the Florida state women's free-throw championship. Pat Alaska copped the 17th Naval
Meanwhile Coaches Kurilich Ashcraft, (center) was selected all-state guard in the Women's District cage title for the second
ships against NAS Norfolk; 13 out and Jack Lucovsky will have State Scholastic Tourney, and Gerrl Gorsky, (rlbUt) twin of Pat, consecutive year.
of 14 conversions against the was chosen all-state forward in the Florida AAU Championships.
most of this season's team back
Tampa Hypos; total of 618 fouls All three are from NATTCenter. The trophies were awarded for Charlie Chronoponlos, ace right
committed during the season including for the campaign n.ext.year. winning the Eastern All-Navy. hander of the Parris Island, S. C.,

26 against NAS Memphisin mound staff, fanned IB as he
one game. Center Intramural twirled a two-hit shutout against

The combined total of the Gor- Newberry College. The Marineswon

sky twins was 1415 points; both Softball BeginsPlay 8-0 Cpl. William Roeti-

twins tallied 41 points in single I in the NATTCenter intramural -. helm of Ft. Jackson, S. C., ran

games; Pat Gorsky was the "bad softball league will into tough luck in the gymnastic

girl" of the team making 103 fouls begin next week, Don Hampton I trials for the Pan American

during the season, followed by of Special Services announced. Games. Roetzheim, a member of

Beverly BUtodeau, team captain, Team managers have until tomorrow i the '48 and '52 Olympic teams,

with 93. (Friday) to turn in I missed making the U. S. squadby

A TOTAL OF 43 players, many their entries. one-third of a point.

of them transient during the Tong Last year the title was won When it comes to predicting

season which began Nov. 5 Sixteen Clubs by Aviation Electrician's Mate Cpl. William McKnight of Ft. Lesley .

against NAS Pensacola, made up Open School. : J. McNair, D. C., is one of

the squad. Included were five I the best. The sports editor of the
Passing Review looked into his

Camp Pendleton Cops Softball Loop PlaySixteen i crystal ball and came tip with this

Women Marine CrownThe AFPS All-Star basketball team:

Women Marines of Camp spirited combines, straining at the bit, are anxiously Cliff Hagan, Larry Hennessy,

Pendleton, Calif defeated the awaiting the call of "Play Ball", as the 1955 Mainside intramural Ernie Beck, Dick Groat and

Cherry Point Jets, 49-46, to win softball league commences play Tuesday, April 12. Richie Reran lie was 100% correct
the coveted title of All-Marine All other clubs will be out try. The Skyhawks of Lock.
Corps Champions. ing to dethrone defending cham Special Services, Building 930, bourne AFB, Ohio downed Scott
pion Fasron 109, which has captured extension 512. (Personnel are invited to vU- AFB, III, 74-55, to win the Great
Cherry Point's Women Marine
It the I1SO Servicemen's Club
Lakes Conference
the two in a cage crown.
team copped the first 45- years
game at 37 West Monroe St. The
4%. row A switch of note' this 'fearthe Li Club is open from 0930-230 Pvt. Brooks Dodge, USAREUR,
In the second shift of fireball Don Glide. selected to the U.S. Olympic ski
game, Cherry dally.)
Point's Jets matched the Women Each team will play 15 gamesin well, "Mr. Pitcher" hereaboutsfrom team, recently won his fourth

Marines of Camp Pendleton in the one-round loop. Games will Fasron 109 to VC-62. Glide- dancing Thursday to record April 7.'--Priz night, Eastern downhill title at Pinkham

field goals, but the Pendleton be played on Tuesdays and well pitched the Beavers to the Notch, N. H.Training.
Friday, 8-0800
April and
team evened the series with a Thursdays, with a few Wednesdays all-station crown and the Jack dancing. games .

36-29!) victory. thrown in, if necessary. All sonville City title. With Glide- Center
Saturday, April 8-Open house
games will start promptly at well on the mound, VC-62 now
from 1400 to 2400; dancing.
1615. looms as a definite threat.
I Sunday, April 10( -0900 special Soft bailers Await .
Waves Set Five diamonds have been Entered in league play are: Easter coffee hour, then off to

whipped into shape. Albemarle, Fasron 109, VC-62, FaetuLant, Church. At 1630 will be singing

Saratoga, Yorktown, Enterpriseand VW-4, BOQ, VP-5, Communications refreshments served; free mo City Loop OpenerCoach
OnSoftball Hospital diamonds will be
Eyes Hospital, FAW-11, Personnel vie; 2000 Meet Danny Wilson.
used. Five games can be played NARTU, Supply, ComFair- Monday, April 11-Ping- pong Frank Fosbenner's NAT.

daily.A Sax, Operations, VP-18 and VF- instructions with Frank Puaka; TCenter softball team, entered in

clinic is now being held to 43. fencing with Don Oakes; skating:, the Jacksonville City League, is
instruct and better acquaint umpires .
reduced rates; bowling. rapidly assuming shape and the
Spirits were high and the with all the knowledge pos- Tuesday, April ]12-Little Theater team will open the regular sea
East Coast Track
future looked rosy as 28 prom- sible in regard to 'playing rules. meeting, dancing instructions: son Monday, April 18.
ising softball players took the Umpires still needed. -
are Anyone .
Workouts Held game night.Wednesday At present the starting lineup
field yesterday for the Crack. desiring to give it a try are askedto
13 Orchestra
April looks like Chuck Pless, NAS, c;
erjax's first official practiceof contact Frank McCaffrey, NAS Daily workouts 'are now being night, music provided by NATT Don Isherwood and Clay Sher-

the season. held for any personnel interestedin Center Serenaders. MAD Dave Richardson
man, p; ,
Tryouts will be held at Set Pro-Am Play .
daily entering the All Navy East AE, Ib; Bill Wallace, NATTCenter
1630 on the Wave field. All in- The NAS pro shack is sponsoring Coast Track championships being Judge: "You've been coming to 2b; Bill Thronberg AE, ss;

terested arc urged to try out for a pro-amateur tourney Friday held at Boston in the .latter me in this court for the past Bill Garland, AE, 3b; Wally Ri
the Crackerjax team. April 8 on handicap basis Tee "
( part of June. twenty years. vers, NATTC, lh; Henry Powell,
Veterans of last year's NATT off time is 1600, All entries must Anyone having had past experience Culprit: "Can I help it if you TraFac, cf; and Lefty Allen, MAD -
Center and NAS teams who will be in prior to start of contest. in track or field events don't get promoted?" rf.

be competing for a berth on this and would like to continue with 0e CSOS .

\ season's squad are: Pat Gorsky, CAUTOOHof training, contact Jerry Hargis at Gigolo: A guy who dances checkto
Wilma Ellenberger, Jo Hall, Gerrl extension 8556 for more details. check.
the week ,, ,
Gorsky, Jean Larson, Norma -- -- --- --

:Fleming Louise Young, Ellie

tiz Carlson, Anne, Nancy Harsche Ward, and, Lupie Pansey Or- I 40 Tee Off For Station Golf Crown I I IThe

Quinnelly. Centert elder Pat Ash-
craft from Memphis will also be race is on for the 1955 to begin Tuesday April 5. First is Joe McDonald, just reported

making a bid for first string. I Naval Air Station golf championship round results should be in by from Memphis McDonald held

A bigger and better schedule and anyone of a dozen Sunday April 10. the title back in 1947.

than the Wavps have experiencedin i players are in position to, claim Although Big Bill Scar- Along with McDonald, there

past seasons is on tap, including the coveted crown.' brough will not be on hand to are such top contenders as

City Leagu play and ap- y Some 40 entrles. have already I defend his, title ,pne former Frank( Heyer:", Lou< Brozo, and ,
proximately 27 military matches. been filed with play expected i champion will be entered. He Bill Barrow among others.

Coach is Matt Kurilich. 1m

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Sport Shorts {W, ".'._ ::,, t Rods urndI1'rods

(!pi. Murk Evan of the 21 at Iuiz I '" r I 1
Station Hospital in Korea claim rj I I

to have done 1,000 pushups in
Fishing with a fly rod really
the remarkable time of 23 minute
e y i r u off in the St. Johns River
21 second. Could be a world paid
record '. r this past weekend for Bob Wag-
Billy Martin will play shortstopand ner of 0 R, He caught tho

double as the manager of the limit of black bass.
Ft. Carson Mountaineers baseball E. M. Brock and J. T. Cooperof
nine until he gets his discharge in 0 A R also used their fly rod
the summer. at night in Sante Fe Lake and
Dick Groat recently discharged made a nice catch of bream and

from the Army, will long be remembered bass.
by the Engineers at :Ft.Belvoir Some people ean catch fish with

Va. The former, Duke worms and that's just what Fred
U. athlete scored over 2,000points Huggins of 0 A R did. He caughtthe
in basketball for the Engineers limit of bream in Fisherman
in two years. Creek.
Conrad Myeo and party tatted

Heyer Finishes 17 speckled perch from LiUto
Dexter noisy live minnows for
INTRAMURAL CAGE TROrittES-Winners and runners-lip for the all-statlo* Intramural batt.
Third In City basketball championship were OB hand to receive their trophies last Friday. Patrol Squadron 18
raptured the crown, with Natal Air Weapons School finishing as runner-up. Left to right are 14. Frank Delia of 0 A R caught IS
Arthur Knoizen, athletic officer NAWS; .Jim Woodham and .Jim Mlddleton, eo-captatm of HAWS; bass and bream at Star Lake Housed
Amateur MeetAfter i Capt. John S. Tbath, NAS Jax. commanding officer, who made the presentations; Lt. (jg) Hal Kuhn, a fly rod and a spinning rod.
coach-player! of YP-18, and_Comdr. J. T. Straker. skipper' of VIMS.VC62 .
W. L. Purcell and L. L. Wood
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leading the pack for the
of 0 A R did their fishing ia
first two rounds, Frank Hejer of Leading Hot Race Spoils FromYesferyear Georgia this weekend. They caught ,
Fleet Air Wing 11 fell behind
seven bass wot/chin/ I up to 7
in the final two rounds to finish :
pounds, on plugs.
third in the annual City Ama
teur Golf Tournament.. For Iron Man Trophy Sports From Yesteryear J. M. Lamb of 0 A R and his
Edwin Jenkins stole the I, (Another in a weekly feature father really haV a field day at
Young that brings to life performances Crescent Lake last Saturday fishIng -
show with top score of_ 292, 10 I It looks like a tight race for the Iron Man Trophy at Mainsideas on the Naval Air Station with minnows. They boated

strokes better than Heyer. Heyer the summer intramural program gets underway. sport scenes from dusty issuesof 30 speckled perch and six bam
finished in a second place tie with --- -----
Composite Squadron 62 is lead- the Jax Air News) The bass weighed as follows: 1,
Tommy Jenkins, brother of the Ing the pack with 1,835 total Iron Man Trophy Standing: 10!; pounds ;:1, 10 pounds; 1, 7'4''
champ, with 302. In a playoff, VC-B2 ............?_........................ 1855 TEN YEARS AGO TODAY
points a ,scant 18 over VP-18. pounds; 1, 5 pounds, and two, 3
Tommy and Heyer went VP-18 ........................................ 1760 The Jax Navy Fliers made
young VC-62 tops 19 units fighting for pounds. Man, that's a nice string
four holes before Tommy won VW-4 ........................................ 1410 their home debut at Mason of
the trophy. fish in any llU1guRge.Rob..rt .
out. Heyer missed a three-foot Fasron 6 ..........................._.. ..... 1410 Field against Mayport Navy. .
the fourth playoff hole The Iron Man Trophy, an outward VF-43' ........................................ 1130 Don Carter saved the day for Roberts of 0 A R and
putt on symbol of sports supremacy ,Fasron 109 ................................ 980 the Fliers by relieving Woody party boated 9 baAS lat! Fridayin .
Comdr. Bill Barrow of NAS, is awarded twice a year. It isgiven VA-175 .........:............................ 955 Steven on the mound and pull- Ocean Pond Lake .t Lake
finished fourth with 303. John to the team which finishesa Communications .............._... 930 ing the game out of the fire City, ..1"ThPY used shiners

Dombroski captured the B division completed season schedule with I Special Services ...................... 810 while allowing only one hit in for halt.

with 306; followed by the greatest- number of points. VF-172 ...................................... 735 7J/4 innings of relief work. Joe Rellly of 0 & R and hilt
Charles Summitt of NAS ((311)) I Each individual, up to the rosier Personnel ??...............>........... 695 FIVE YEARS AGO TODAY wife, Jeanette of Public Works hada

and Ray Kennedy, NAS civilian I limit,_wins 10 points for his team, Hospital ?............................... 575:' Overhaul and Repair took 3 very good day's fishing at Ocean
((321)) and Rod Pinney, NAS civilian ,but individuals must take part in Supply ?.................................... 60 of 4 games in the finals to beat Pond near Lake City. They boat
(325). 50 percent of scheduled games. Com Fair Jax ........................ 460 out the Marines for the Intra ed 11 bass, and Jeanette caught a

Jim Donaghy, NAS civitiai\j I Personnel acting as officials for FA\VIi .................................. 450:; mural bowling crown. 7-pounder and an 11-pounder.
copped the C division 322'1 I scheduled games also earn ten FA Fro: .........?.. .425 Jax-Navys high-powered golf Best times for fishing this week

points for their outfit. Any unit VP.16 ........................................ 360 team scored its fourth win in end are as follows: Saturday,
having men playing on varsity Operations ...............:.............. 330 six matches by taking the measure 0600 to 1000; and 1330 to 1900;
Center Nine I II I teams gets 500 points for the first VF-173 .1 !! of Stetson University 20- Sunday, 0600 to 1000; and 1400
I man and 100 points for each additional 7. to 1000.

participating. .. .. (News. for this column can be
Handball Tournament
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Awaits Softball and swimming compel! submitted through Bob Brown,
City tion will conclude the Iron Man Fn The Offing: Plans ,Laid For extension 525, Accessories DlUlon -
ace for the first half of 1955. \' 0 A R.)
All handball players, 0 r IM Golf Play .
those interested in the sport,

Loop PlayTrimmed Only 2 Outdoor had better start getting them- Because of the increasing interest Metiers Face

selves in shape for some rugged in golf, a Mainside intra-

this week to 14 men, Pools I competition.A mural golf tournament is in the Tough WeekThe
the NATTCenter baseball team OpenedAt single and doubles handball making, according to NAS Spe

will play in the City League prob- tournament is being plan cial Services. Jax Navy varsity tennis
ably next Tuesday. The City : Mainside squad left yesterday morning to
ned for the future accordingto
Leaguers were to make up their On music company's truck in compete against Patrick Air Force
schedule this week. Plans were made by NAS NAS intramural director Muskogee, Okla.: "Drive careful Base at Cocoa, Flu.
Services this week to
Eight marines and six sailors Special Frank McCaffrey. ly. We are out of harps. Saturday the Jax nctmen will ,
begin the big clean-up job of
make the' team under Coach Concordia their
play Seminary on
up .. ... ... ...
the Naval Air Station's outdoor .. S. .... *
Chuck Dawson. Uniforms and S.- : home courts, followed by another
swimming before the
other equipment will be drawn pools home sotto Sunday against the
from the Naval Air Station Special opening date on May 1. University( of Mlssisippi.
to the shortage of
Due personnel
Services as no varsity team Having lost games to Florida,
will be fielded from the Station to act as lifeguards, Davidson, and Georgia, the Fliers'
two pools will be handledby .
only <
this '
season. < are still seeking their first win
Coach Dawson baa a staff of Special Services this year. t of the season. /

six pitchers to work with Catcher The enlisted men's pool located The return of ace player Bon
Mel Williams. Jan Jankunis is the behind Building 3 will : SobicroJ) has done much to improve
Ace of his staff along with Moon be open to all enlisted men, both the playing and spiritof
Mullins. Jankunis U a :Marine dependents and Waves. The the squad.

from AO School and Mullins is a Chief Petty Officer's pool will The six top keymen on the
sailor from AE School. Williams, be held open only to Chiefs t team are Ben Sobieraj.) No.1 1;
a Marine, is from AE School also. and their families and guests. Leon Wilson, No. 2; Jack Cand-

Other twirlers include Bill Richards The pool at the Officer's Club VnY Slt, / land, No.3; Len Curtis, No. 4;
Bob Radloff, Art Gercken this summer will be handled rq' Clint Johnston, No. 5, and Bob
and Bill Gentry, all sailors. Richards through the management of the 2c' + Anderson, No. '8.

also is utility infielder and O'Club. Dan Thompson and Bill Willisare
Gentry will doube as utility out- The Wave's pool will not ben .r.y '8 also steady reliable playersin
fielder. ( use during the 1955 swim reserve.
The rest of the team lines up ming season. Junior Officers fj f m* o

with John Hockenberry, AO who in the past have used the Joe, the window washer, fell
School, Marine, Ib; George Boy- Wave's pool will now swim at nw From the 50th floor. A neighbor
ken, MarAvDet, 2b; Mel Young, the O'Club. Inquired of his widow:
AO School, Marine, ss; Art D.or-I "Did Joe leave you anything"
nath, AO School, Marine, 3b; Leo Advice to the thin: fBOWLING Six: thousand dollars."
Keller AN-P School, Marine, If; Don't eat fast! ; "Think of that! Six: thousand
Johnny Culbreth, Special Services Advice to the fat: I -.:--..". from dollars and be couldn't read o*
CHAMPS ROLL-Bowlers Airman Preparatory -
sailor, cf Cy Youngblood, write."
; Don't eat. Fast
School at NATTCenter cheer on team captain J. R. Burner "
AE School rt. "Or fly.
1 tOne :
Last Sunday the team lost to M he rolls his strike. The NATTCenter representatives captured
cannibal to another: We the all-station bowling title by whipping VF-43 in the playoffs.
II a r d age & Sons of the City
League in a practice tussle, 11-10. can't put this missionary in the Left. right are Fred Dal/, Fred Enf I M|, V] .r.u, Bob Baltarh SOS

with errors proving, its downt l1. boiling water he's a Friar." and Max Way.



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Military Pay -
am1lD: > :
(Continued from Page 1))

FOR RENT officers with three years' service,
3 rm furn apt, 852 St. Clair, Ev- will benefit from major featuresof 4 ,

83992. the legislation. .

5 rm furn home, 6115 Venetia, THE RAISES ARE estimatedat
El-64050, Rodgers. about $750 million a year. In
addition to lifting base then
Barrs pay, J yCOMMENDEDFour
Efficiency apt, $11 wk. 1511 >
<:w scales add special pay for j
St., Ev82407.
hazardous duty on submarines,
Unfurn. home, $100, Riverside with the paratroopers and the

Ev-88414. the like. Officers will gain an

3 rm furn apt, 112 E. Ashley, average 13 per cent, enlisted per.
Ei-45676. sonnel 11.7 per cent.

2 rm furn apt, 4633 Wheeler Ave, With a few exceptions, no in-
Lakeshore, Groves. creases are provided in allowances -

2 bdnn furn house, 4633 Wheeler for living costs. Junior offi-

Ave, Murrayhill, Groves. cers and technicians receive the
biggest percentage boost in base
1 bdrm $85, 2729 Oak St, Ev-91397. ....... ..... .. w.w_.___"""' ..._
4 rm furn apt, $17.50 wk., Ev pay.The services expect to trim the enlisted men of the Naval Air Station

74321 training costs, if the pay increase received letters of commendation for deeds above andbeyondthe Four Enlisted
2 bdrm furn bung. $75. 3121 Edi- results successfully in retaining call of duty. Capt. John S. Thach, NAS Jax commanding officer -
tsecond from right), made the presentations in his office
son Ave. skilled personnel. They also can last Friday. Receiving commendations were (left to right) Men Cited
1 bdrm turn apt, 1115 North Lane operate more effectively in the Cpl. Albert Mergenthal; Cpl. William Turner Pvt Farris Mc-
Ave Ev-93866 face of personnel cuts which will Donald and Earl Powers, SN. At the right is Major, David Foos,
commanding officer of the Marine Barracks. For DeedsThree
reduce authorized from
4 bdrm unfurn house, $100, Ev- strength .. .
88414 slightly more than three millionto Marines and a Navy

4 rm furn apt, $66.504390 Meri-: months.about 2,840,000 in another 15 $955 To 27 Employees Seaman were personally congra-

mac St. I tulated Friday by Capt. John S.
Thach, Commanding Officer of
2 bdrm, turn., low brick apt.I
the Naval Air Station, as he
KickoffContinued pre
2135 Riverside Avc. Ev-88414.
For Beneficial IdeasWith
sented to each a formal letter
6 rm unfurn apt, $75, 3518 Meca-II ( from Page 1)) of commendation for deeds beyond
sin St., E. E. Carlson. line of
I solicitors and one for contributors. proficiency always in mind, three departments at the Naval
5 rm unfurn house, $50, 8330 LeI The first registers a record The Commendation Mast
I Air Station have added more employees to the long list of award an
nox Ave. percentage of participation by winners in the Beneficial} Suggestion program. I age-old Navy ceremony, took
3 bdrm unfurn apt, $65, 7206 military personnel and civilian I place in the Captain's office.
Twenty seven employees
Chatham Rd, ext. 8521. employees. Every solicitor will received checks amounting to transmissions from heavy duty Major David Foos, Jr., commanding -

2 rm 'furn apt, 2148 Roselle St, contact 20 persons whose antici- $955, as an incentive bonus in the trucks, converting it into a work officer, Marine Barracks, was
El-56374. pated contribution bas'been de- most recent awards presentation. stand to save time and to reducea also present.
termined according to his net take safety hazard. Although the Men thus honored were Cpl.
3 rm furn apt, 2148 Roselle St, Twenty-five are Overhaul and Repair
El-56374. home pay. employees, while one hails "Transmission Jack Saddle"1 Albert L. Mergenthal, O'Fallon,
THE SECOND FORM registersthe from Industrial Relations and weighs lesa than 50 pounds, it Mo; Cpl. William E. Turner,
5 furn $85 River-
rm apt, gar., ,
side Ave. El-60829. contributor's donation, eitherin another from Public Works. will support at least 1,000 pounds. Brunswick, Ga.; Pvt. Farris C.
cash or by payroll deduction Other employees: from O&R i McDonald, Tampa, :Fla., all attacked *
The three largest checks recently -
2 bdrm unfurn house 4441 Mar-
pledge through the first pay day presented were earned by winning checks include Marcus J, to NAS Marine Barracks;
quette, El-354222. in June. Only when the contri- Robert L. Gay, O&R, $120; Edward 'Oliver ($75)), for improved port- and Seaman Earl II. Powers, Tell
3 'rm furn apt, $50, 3236 May- bution is paid in ,full will the G. Shettel, O&R, $115, and able light for working in aircraft; City, Ind., NAS Personnel.

flower, Ev95794. donor receive a wallet size card Paris A, Howard, Public Works', Joseph J. Berrigan ($50)), augmented SS ,
2 rm pty. furn house, $40, Doctors declaring his i participation, a $100). i usefulness of machine to Enroute from lowering the flag
Lake, 112 88038. sticker for his car and one for GAY'S PROTRACTOR increased include blowing hydraulic fluid at Administration Building, the
1 bdrm furn cottage, $60, 6840 his home Although stress is and ease of rig- :from aircraft hose connected to three members of the Marine

Hargrove Rd. Ev-85137, Gilbert. placed on participation more thanon ging the accuracy helicopter. Shettel designed ;test equipment; Ealon V. Clenny, Guard discovered a fire in quarters -

'r 3 rm apt, 3254 Bigmen St, Mur- dollars, incentive to meet prescribed a "quick-change" hydraulic Jr., ($50)), added rubber chafing 1107, turned in the alarm,

rayhill, Ev-81760. > donations is provided by line adapter, saving time as wellas strip to main landing gear doorson and attempted with limited meansto
4 rm house, pty furn, 6238 Sea giving all full contributors'a the purchase of other new R4D8.JOSEPH. extinguish the fire. Failing to

board Ave. Ev-98440. chance to win a brand new 1955 equipment. Howard modified the I T. KING ($45)), devised suppress it due to its magnitude,
Furn. apt 3604 Post. Bray. the men began to remove furniture .
Ford sedan. heavy unit jack used in removing spring depressor and com-
2 rm apt, 4422 Shawney St, Ev- No other fund drive will be bination valve spring; E. M. Led- which would have intensifiedthe

93226. conducted within the Jax Navy for voluntary donations. ford and W. F. Flick ($10)), redesigned fire.
3 rm. furn. apt, 1218 Challen Ave. "I wish to express my appre-
wing illuminating light
this year, although cannisters for The Jax Navy fund will be
Ev-90291. bracket on R4D-8 aircraft to add ciation and extend my congratulations
causes outside the 45 agencies proportionately distributed to the
Furn apt, $65. 2660 Forbes St., embraced 1 n the Jacksonville- Community Chest-United Fund strength and to increase bearing for your efficiency in the

Ev-73697, Snow. Duval County Community Chest- and the local chapter of the Navy surface; Frank A. Pigeon ($35)), performance. of your duty as a
3 bdrm house 5204 Rosselle St. member of the Marine Guard of
suggested plexiglas safety shield
United Fund Drive may be placed Relief Society.
Ev-88775, Van. over gear wheel of crankshaft assembly the Day on Feb. 25, 1955," stated
1 bdrm furn apt, $65, 2073 Hyde and disassembly tool. Captain Thach in his letter.
Park The following seven received
4 rm. unfurn. apt. 3686 Hedrick, .. awards of $25; Helen 1C Olsen "Your alertness and subsequent
Avondale. organized a plexiglas chart for action are in keeping with the
3 rm furn gar. apt. 2636 Myra St. personnel record, making obsoletea highest traditions of the naval
Ev-72763. k c system of voluminous papers; service. Y6ur commanding officeris
3 rm furn apt, 3515 Cypress St., eJ ; rfef ford E. Stafford designed a rotary requested to make a copy of
Ev-94874. f' disc, notched for various sized this letter a part of your record."
4 rm apt, $70, bath, 3859 HerschellSt. .. nuts for hose fittings; Seth D. Complimented by Adm. E. J.

., Clark. Reese and Arne N. Haugcr contributed King of the Fleet, Earl H. Powers
FOR SALE '! ': the taper pin puller. SN., was cited for efficiency and

3 bdrm house, gar, 5510 Royce : >. Frank W. Baldwin improvedthe courtesy as the driver for the
Ave, Ev89963. jig for machining diaphramcovers Fleet Admiral on his visit to
3 bdrm CB house, $58 ($1900 ; Marvin R Morrow sug Florida. As an enclosure with
equity) 5140 Janice Cir, (Lake- gested a "dumping lid" which Powers' Commendation .went a

shore Ter.) eliminates spillage, thus Increasing copy of Adm. King's letter to

MISCELLANEOUSRiders safety condition in this area; Adm. G. C. Crawford, comman-

: wanted from Lakeshore S, rS Mary S. Hazzard suggested the dant, Sixth Naval District, in
to O&R 0730-1530, Dollar, Shop \ use of removable letters in record- appreciation of his driver.

4142 or EV-94640. ing aircraft service changes; W.
on S2F aircraft. ,
4.0 C. Martin Jr., devised storage and
Six: $10 checks were awardedto
: transport fixtures for Piaseckl
Rhymes of theTimesISDEAP. Glen F. Volp and Robert F.
Helicopter transmissions.TWO
Bowers for rework of spline assemblies -
POOR' S'ruRPLEY O&R employees also won
; Robert E. Boyer for pre
FROM 1 THE WRECK !'$ .' .
H TOm / $20 awards-Frank G. Heming serving of MTL frames; Refford
HE FCUNP OUT TOO LATE .'\*. way, Jr., for his guage which E. Stafford for arranging fitting
THE chives WA /.'- #'... checks twisted cylinder heads on and modifiers for testing tubing;

::: ,., Wright 1820 series, and M. R. Harry Skipper for template used
r : : Wright for an improved change in Installation of potentiometer in
.JkJ' / c. sheet NAY JAX Form 337 the speech amplifier; Leonard :M.

Robert L. Grim and Leonard, Ziezel for inserts in quick-disconnect
-- S. Kinchen each received checksfor I lamp; Clarence E. Woodson,
eso $15: the former for his idea Jr., for method of holding blueprints
$100 RICHER-Paris Howard (right), Public Works employee, I
Proud father (showing new is today $100 ylcher because of a beneficial suggestion. lie won his that sump cases be impregnatedwith in place.A .
:... triplets to a visitor): "Well, what award, being presented to him here by Comdr.'William Clampett, sodium silicate in order to check for $20 was given to
." t,' A do you think of them assistant. Public Works officer, for a ,transmission jack saddle eliminate leaks, the latter for a Molna: W Burnette, Industrial Re-
(shown here). Ills device Is to be used in removing; transmissionsfrom device to determine "Push
Visitor (pointing to the one in pound- lations, for a change in procedure
is of 27 who received
heavy duty vehicles lie one some ,
the middle): "I'd keep that one." checks totaling $955. presented recently, for beneficial suggestions. age" while testing "0" limiter ball in the Issue, o( A va Nobility1 'Form.



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