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1 Radar Weathea;Detection;t Unit Ready A. e

One of the newest and more It will be cut into service Friday, the aerological department of Operations :

important steps in scientific July 1.Unlike. to pick up and constant
advancement in storm or hur- the radar system of the ly track, within a 200-tnlfe radius

ricane weather protection ser- Ground Control Approach Unit 17 of Jacksonville, storms tropical t
e vice will soon be in operationat of the Station, which seeks to disturbances when they reach the
Naval Air Station Jackson- block out weather conditions whenin Daytona Beach area and follow

:ville. contact with a plane to guide it them northward up the Atlantic

This protection Is the new in, the new radar system pene- coast within the system's range; ( i
weather detection radar system, trates the weather second, the scopes will also give \
installed in Room 212 of Opera- IT SERVES A two-fold purpose; accurate weather conditions to pi- J

tions Building. Costing $130,000, first, the system's scopes enable (Please Turn To Pare 5, Cot 1)) 'y ai a I It{ Jf

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VOL-13 No. 14 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville. Flo. 30 June 1955 .


Awards In


Safety Due r.. ,,: .......--.. '. 4

DATA ON WEATHER Clovis Taylor, AG1, of Aerolorr, ,:,'
seated at the control console of the Naval Air Station's newly Installed t.
; i 4 ActivitiesFour radar weather detection system, explains the functions of ,
the unit to pilot Lt. (k) Stuart Apte, attached to Fleet Air Weather
Training Unit, Detachment Able. At the right of the console 4
activities in the Jack-, Is seen one of the two radar scopes.
sonville area will be honored 1

for their safety records for Termed A SuccessCharity "

1054 at s p e cia i 1 ceremonies

.pp. 4 _J July 7 at 1200 at the Band

Shell. Drive Nets ;

W y}, { h The Naval Air Station, the Na

val Air Technical Training Center :

and the Naval Hospital will Over $90,000 r

received the Secretary of Navy's .

Industrial Safety Award for Pre.vention

of Accidents for 1954, The 1955 Navy Jacksonville Consolidated Charity Drive

while the Navy Recruiting Office will have over $90,000 "in the bank", official announcementof
final computations, which was to be made today, will
",.,.. "...'. ,- .......... _:_v..y....n.rc..__.,....,_"..."...:"'''''....W.bMMNWWAMf;lhs'1fb0: ;.70M; ...411 will be presented with a :Motor r vf'n.L
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Vehicle Safety Award.
"THIS IS SOME BIRTHDAY'"-So says Theodore Stover, : 1
which officially has
The drive, $100,000 goal, nevertheless
AMI of the NAS he to "dive
Commissary department as prepares Rear Adm. John Commander
into" a delicious steak with all the trimmings. It's all part of a Perry, closed'June 30, although been declared a suc- .
Dew treat arranged for personnel at NAS on their birthdays. To Fleet Air Jacksonville, on cess. The figure surpasses
" did meet the
it not
receive such attention all have to do Is to report to
you behalf of Rear Adm. G. C. Crawford any amount collected pre .
NAS Galley 1 at least one week prior to your birthday and the
special meal is yours. And you get waited on too, as Robert Grow, Commandant Sixth Naval viously, including that rea-
GSSN, does for Stover.Mainside District will lized from any Charity I
make the
presentalions Legal HolidayMonday
Carnival held in the past.
Mess Hall Diners to representatives of the respective July 4 I
activities.At The final figures are expected *

In commemoration of the na. to show a seven per-
Enjoying Birthday MealsA the same time Industrial Accident
tion's 179th anniversary of the cent difference in the
Prevention Awards will be amount and tho
special birthday treat is in store for personnel who Declaration of Independence, a pledged
presented to 251 supervisors and 21-gun salute will be fired Mon amount collected This i
dine at the Mainside Galley.It's I
this 238 shops Sixty-eight safe driving day, July 4, at NAS Jax. shrinkage is the result of
simple as :
awards will also be presentedto The salute will be fired from many factors, none tho
Personnel subsisting on general ried out with the assistance of Lt Station personnel. the twin-battery of three-inch least of which i was the

mesa will be treated on their birthday Milton Duca, Commissary,officer, guns at five-second intervals transfer of personnel who

to a special family style din. and CHPCLK Samuel Norfolk, The Industrial Safety Award beginning at 1200. had contributed j just a
Tier served at 1130, plus waiter officer in charge of NAS galley marks the fourth such to be presented share of their pledge and .
Station personnel
service, provided they let their to the Naval Air Station. also 1 personnel who had
will be excused
and I
Intentions be known ahead of time. 4.5 The last award was made in 1952. pledged but departed before
one.VP16's from work Monday in observance c-
THOSE WHO desire the birth- Trio All hands are invited to attend contributing. '
Top of the legal holiday. .
day treatment will have a special the July 7 ceremonies.
"For the first time for
table set aside, adorned with nice -
dinner Awarded PPCs such an undertaking, this
neat, white table cloth,
.1955 Crusade for Charity
and mcsshall at. ;
served on plates,
When the commanding officerof
has brought gratifying results
tendants to wait them.
. on PatroJ Squadron receives the and can be called out
Only thing required to receive coveted P.P.C., (Patrol Plane Com standing," said Capt. Wellington -
this really fine treatment is that mander) certificate, that's news. Hines, Policy Board
personnel report to the assistant When his executive officer receivesone Chairman.

commissary officer at Galley One at the same time, that's un "Although we did not

at least one week prior to birth. usual But, when the squadron's quite reach our goal, we
day, produce ID card for verification number close. Tho
three man, the Operations I came mighty _
and make reservations for Officer is tossed in for good meas- $100,000 goal 1 set at tho

the meal. ure, the story becomes downright I : outset was a high one and
THERE ARE no strings at. unusual. .... presented a real challenge

tached to this. It's just a little That was precisely the case last to all hands. Consideringall

something we thought of to give Tuesday when the CommanderFleet factors, military and

the boys a treat on their birth. Air Wing Eleven, Capt. Ed., civilian personnel did well
day," says the group which win J. S. Young, presented the A r yr .r:4 in meeting that challenge,"

dreamed up the idea. It was suggested traditional, highly-honored certificates .i% ., added Captain Hines.
,, .
by Comdr. John Koch, : t"f
of designation to Comdr. ( t
:4 $
assistant Supply officer, and car- Paul Bazler, skipper; Comdr. B. L. : f Nursory To Stay Open

Benton, executive officer, and 'f" "
WEATHER OUTLOOKFriday Over WeekendThe
Comdr. Robert Wiseman, opera Holiday

Partly cloudy and tlons officer. r'ft> __ ,.w ,...- .... ,_....1. -- _. "AM I. Station Nursery will stay
afternoon showers; continued Commanding'tne of the big anti- UNUSUAL PPC CEREMONY-Patrol Plane Commander certificate open continuously from 0700 July
but this at Patrol
presentations are not rare, one Squadron
moist and warm. sub warfare patrol bombers, witha 16 is unusual. The commanding officer Comdr. Bailer (center), 2, unti11800, July 4. Special rates
Saturday Partly cloudy with crew of ten; the potential of a executive officer Comdr. B. L. Benton (second from lefty and,operations are in effect for parents desiringto
afternoon showers. surface destroyer; and with jets officer Comdr. Robert Wlssman (extreme lefUr) the top leave their children overnight.For .
trio of VP-16 receive their PPC certificate at the from
added, speed in the 300-400 mile further Information please
Sunday Partly cloudy, warm
Capt. Edwin J.'' S. Young, (right) Commander Fleet Air Wing
and possible afternoon showers. (Please Turn To Page 8, Col, 2)) Eleven. call extension 363.


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: Two JAX AIR NEWS 30 June 1955

I VF-43 VC-62. VP-16, FAW-11. VW-4, Fasion 109 Report

\ : .' JO K BJII14D3' Scouting Jacksonville Area Squadrons.; ; I

:I., Published f''C'ry Thursday for Nary and Marine activities at Natal Air -
Station acUuftvUle. *'". Md. U. S. Navy. The Chief
r t NAS.Couidr. latlt.Ule TIle squadron completed a qualification school at Bainbridge received
14.\ Capt. John s:: Thach Commanding Officer the USS The squadron transferred Robert a "well done" from the Skipper
t John N. Myers _no_........ Executive OWccr cruise aboard at and their wives
. ATC to Instructor duty were present.
I Fleet Air Lake Champlain on June 23 and Ross ,
t Rear Adm. John Perry .._...?...,-, .,?.-- Commander for small nucleus Memphis and Howard Kenny, .
Capt. Richard O Greene .. Chief of SUM 24. Except a very
Fleet Air wlag Eleven: of experienced, pilots end AMI, to Pensacola. David Peters, FAW-11 Staff
t Capt. Edwin J. S. Young _... Commander and John White SN, com- The Staff
-- AT2 welcomed
Comdr. Frank I). Meyer ? __......,.._ Chief Staff Officer crewmen, this cruise was a new Robert
. Naval Air THhkal Tralatag C.atee end cnl'ghtcning phase of train- pleted first tours of duty and decided Sheppard, BMC who reportedfrom
Capt. Henry C. DfLnajrCouadr. Commanding Officer to return to civilian life. Fasron 109. Sheppard
Edward W. liishof Executive Officer ing. will
Naval H..pltt.1 These men are not the vile in VF- serve as permanent ..sno,
.. ........ Commanding OfficerCapt. Pilots made 46 touch go
Cnpt. Edward C: Kenney---- as this squadron has Relieved
43, however, by Sheppard
L. A. Newton Executive Officer landings and 88 arrested landings as ASDOwas
KAKTC a high rate of reenlistment. Ernest L. Rathburn,
Capt. Wilson R. Bartlett .- Commanding Officer In seven hours of flight operationsAboard .
Comdr. Laurence >\Stef fenhaipn ,._,.. Executive Officer the "Champ". The squadron who ,has returned to his rermlUt-
VCM5SA ent duty station with the Hum.
The JAX AIR NEWS Is publish* HUy at the U. S. Naval Air Station Is looking forward to completing of excellent in the annual -
Jacksonville; )'k>rlda. and printed comravntUUy with iton-arproprUi funds all qualifications some time in rating cane Hunters of VWf.Congratula.U .
at JaG expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-33. Rw. I surprise Administration
Nov. 1943. Copies are distributed free .f charge Naval Air Station the July aboard the USS, Lake Cham- ns are being offered .
Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Reserve Tratnfne Unit, and the terial inspection: on Monday by to YNC and Mrs. James
plain.In Hln.
U. S. Naval Hospital the
Editor Andrew II. Planer the past couple of weeks the Rear Adm. John Perry-and kle, who after'losing a race with'
Ass't Editor Beda Moore' Staff R.portna-Jack Holmes, Pin; Nancy ComFalrJax:: staff showed that the the stork, became the Proud
aboard: Donald par.
Ward. SN.
time for
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Senlee.AFrs Kaljeskl, AK1 from NATTO squadron ready any ents of a son, Mark, at their quarters -
material publication may not he rrprtnted withoutthe such a once-over. last.
written anr1l1rmhJ'I' Press Service Its ubllcattnn of other Jax; Howard Nestor, ADZ from on' Monday
matter except by service publications Is prohibited. without permission ot NATTC Memphis and Bruce AI- The overall grade was not quite Ted A. Flaw RMSN, was re-
Editor.: JAX AIR HKWS. equal to the standing given In the ceived on board from the
Editorial offices located Main Administration Building. Phone extensions sup, YNSA, from Yeoman "A" NAS
8346. 21fc and al i4. Com .1rLrwt inspection of month, Jax after a stay at the Naval Hog.

ago, but was high enough to indicate pital. He has been assigned to

.P1/ 1 1' that all hands are constantly Wing Communications.
tRp-t' striving to better the Comdr. H. F. Floyd, staff opti-

squadron in every way. ations'officer, and Lts. Kari Bernstein -

STOP A if The first of a group of recently and Richard Hubbell of Operations -
commissioned Ensigns! from ROTC completed a three day
units has reported for a few weeks trip to the NAS Trinidad, in con-

Sunday, Mass-0800, 0900, 1000rSt. of indoctrination and training be- nection with Wing "rolling up" op.

Edward's Chapel. fore entering flight training at orations there.

Saturday-OCOO. Pensacola. Reporting are Ensigns e .

Daily-0630. .Theodore Garrett, Robert $jot ft- VW-4

Sunday-0630-Mass at Hospital f 1_ I dahl Alfred Elder and Cardell Not exactly musical, but VW-4

Chapel. '- L' Miller. has a Buck and Wing in the rnjuad-

MORMON I Other more permanent additions ron. What it lacks in rhythm I it

1930 Thursday All Saints' to Uie officer ranks of the made up by the ability of the two
Chapel Reading Room.CHRISTIAN squadron were Lt. (jg) Frederick officers, Lt. (Jg) W. A. Buck and

SCIENCE From the Fourth of Ji ily to Labor Day, America's I Horsmon Lt. (jg) Donald Ward, Lt. (jg) R. A. Wing.

1900() 'tuesday Mainside open road is a scene of earn,ge unequalled by most of the and Lts. Warren Brown and Harry Although Wing is an old trouper

Chapel Office, on ramp. battlefields of history. July and August have become the Jones. with VW- 4's "Hurricane Act",

1'IIOTESTANTThursday months of the greatest numl her of highway auto deaths. VC-62's expansion program! holding the spotlight as aviation

June SO Summer vacationers, the! family on a Sunday's outing showed! no signs of stopping last equipment officer and airborne
1900-All Saint's Choir Rehearsal. -and the servicemen on 1 14 jivvc-all are lambs for the week' with the arrival of 8 more CIC officer Buck is making his

The Choir Is eager to welcome slaughterFew enlisted men. AA's Curtis Porter first appearance on our "stage'

all interested: personnel and Americans as a gr
their dependents. than members of the Anne Forces. Especially in then fred Eastwood and Robert Tompkins comparative "newcomer" to

Sunday, July 3 summer when most people i the Service try to arrange checked in from Great Lakes the act is Ens. William Price, who

0800 Episcopal Communion their leave. and Charles Smith PII2; Marvin just completed a successful, low-
Service. Chaplain Nickelson. It's not much use goingat over the traffic safety rules Kennedy AM2, and Robert Ashby as a NavCad in the Hutchin-son

0030-Sunday School for ages 4 this late date. Every bod j, knows them-not everybody PH3, reported from various fleet Kan. circuit with all the making!!!
through Jr. High. BIdg 804. applies them. It doesn't tali e a genius to figure out that activities. of a "star".

0030: Service of Communion. the odds on a serious acc][ident happening to :you are This season's
production of
when than when you're taking it-
Chaplain Stevenson. shorter you're speedin j VP-1G "Hurricane Hunting"! will also Include
1100 Service of Communion Men fIt Patrol Squadron 16 have Louis Llndenborn
AMC, who
Chaplain: Carpenter. easy.So you know about saf;ty. The important thing is, started to pack, put cars into stor- left NAS Pensacola to Join VW-

1900-The United Fellowship of I keep it in the front of your mind this summer when set- age and camel saddles out of the 4.'s and Under TN,
group, Henry ,
ting out on that trip back h ome or a two-hour run down attic the
Protestants with "Life of Paul, as Eagles start the migration who comes from NAAS Whiting
will begin a new film series. No to the seashore. (AFPS). back to Port Lyautey, Field. Their appearance helps

admission. All personnel and dependents French Morroco next week. The soften the
Ships Now DischargingTheir loss of five of our lJe t"straightmen"
are invited to join this Squadron was previously deployed 1(. W. Moore, AD3G.
interesting organization and be- CBDD Own Men three in the summer of 1953. D. Hooke, AE2; R. R. Pa\hk

come spiritually and socially en- Atlantic and Pacific fleet Comdr. Paul Hazier, CO.; Comdr. PH3; and R. O. Tate, AN, who

riched. Thursday, June 30 commanders have been giventhe Benton, executive officer; and Com- "retired from'the stage" with hon

Tuesday, July 5 Mainsido-Pushover; Fred Mac- signal to permit their dr. Wlssman operations officer orable discharges, and Manford G.

1900 Lutheran InstructionClass. Murray, Kim Novak.NATTCPrivate ships to separate their own were designated Patrol Plane Com- Farr, SH2 who left for a part

Chaplain Pieper. All Saints' War of Major men instead of sending themto manders by Captain E. J. Young, with! the Atlantic Reserve Fleet in

Chapel. Benson; Charlton Ileston, Julie central separation centers. Commander FAW-11 on the 14th. Boston.In .
1900 Episcopal Instruction Adams. Only ships in continental U. Leading Chief William Porter
the "vaudeville act" last
Class. Chaplain Nickelson. Bldg. Hospital-The Big Leaguer; Edward S. ports will be permitted to was! applauded last Saturday at a
the oft ball
Thursday, 8
563. G. Robinson Vera Ellen. discharge men whose enlist- candle light turkey dinner honor-
brought down the curtain on VP-
Wednesday, July 6 Friday: July 1 ment expires. ing his 20 years of service in theWKWWWI.W 16 with a score of 15-13.

1930-Midweek Prayer Service. ainslde-A Bullet For Joey; ...
--" With few "new blood"to
so adding
Chaplain Pieper offers a service of Edward Q. Robinson Audrey Tot- { .
VW-4 Just
replace our old"gang,
prayer and meditation each ter. : wishes to announce that "the show
NATTC-Pushover; Fred :Mac- Wl/
Wednesday evening for those who
will go on" and promises a better
desire such a service. Murray, Kim Novak. run than ever this season.
f Hospital-Private War of :Ma- .
jor Benson; Charlton Heston, Ju- 4 #
8 Rceicvc 5-Year lie Adams. Fasron 109
Saturday, July 2 Cir The squadron gained three men

Pins At ExchangeEight :Mainside-Shanghai Story; Ed- s last week. They were Grover Goff,
mond O'Brien. ti AMI from ATU-800 NAS Corpus

Navy Exchange employeeswere NATTC-A Bullet For Joey; Ed- ChristI; Herman Thoraton, AN,

presented with five-year service ward G. Robinson, Audrey Totter. from VF-13, NAS Cecil Field, and

,pins last week in acknowl- Hospital-Pushover; Fred Mac- John Kellis, ADI, from Naval Air-

edgement of,their contribution in Murray, Kim Novak. ship Training Unit, NAAS Glyn
aiding the Navy Exchange to ful- : co, Ga.
fill its mission of service to military Vets Starting School One man was discharged. lIe

personnel. Need 'Nest Egg' was Jerome Newville, PH3, who

Capt. Norman A. Helfrich, Supply Veterans starting summer returned to Fairmont, Minn.

officer and Lcdr. Frank Burk- school under the Korean GI Bill The Fasron 109 Beavers' gold

head were on hand to present the may have to wait until late in : rAl team led byCarrol Mabry, CS2,
to Howard :Mar- and Paul Robbins YN3, trimmed
pins Rutledge, the summer term for their first ,, ,
'jv Y;JV.-K-&&;, ;* aK(* UPlHBB in
: ; %\ s BMB NARTU 4 and 3 margin
by a
guerite Edwards, Alzata Kaigler, GI allowance checks, since under SHIPS OVER-ContlnllfDf
Fannie Lunford, Louisa Plair, Le- the law it takes about two monthsfor 8MZ, .f Fighter Squadron the 6Z Dew takes Navy trend, A. C. Patterson the Intramural golf league. Also
atha Jones, :Mildred Williamson I the money to reach them, Veterans by squadron skipper 11. II. Mills, u he ships over oath fT administered win n I n g their matches were
'sa7s duty with VF-62 Is he best six< Patter- could Robert Williams and Fred
and Joseph Wesley. Administration announces; |1,06 for shl I've, ever had V received
:>Yen Cardwell A TC.Page .

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30 June 1955 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

Station Bus Ride Is Always Pleasant 1Li ."' ,. i\

T With Top9 Womble At The WheelThe 1 1I

station bus braked to a stop 'i
. and as passengers started to climb :

Due to the absence of presidentand aboard one of the croup greetedthe f. = ,

treasurer, the general assembly driver with "IlfFop, flan beet '
meeting was cancelled until bltln' lately?" The man behind The Declaration Of Independence

further notice. Watch the Jax the wheel smiled warmly as he replied : How long since you'n'Teod .,J
Air News and the Plan of the W N It? Or The Constitution There'sno
Day "in fells, watcha know? Sa -'
better way to appreciate this. I
for the future meetings.Don.t The driver would be 60yearoldJames
holiday weekend than to consider
forget that Friday nightis ; D. Womble, affectionatelyknown !, .
;: how we came to have the privilegeof .-
dance night. Rain or shine. .1. '
by virtually everyone :" 1 y
it! For drastic comparison
Chief "
Powell president, is now NAS Jax as "Pop", who for the. .. .....
lodging at Ward A-8 U. S. Naval pact 15 years has been driving .. :.. ',.,\ ." ,,,. '!' read the Communist Man
Hospital due to a tractor \\ \,':' "'/k .',t r t/ : ifesto and be thankful for July 4,
frisky .
station vehicles and spreading ..... } ,
and several stubborn tree stumps.So .. ,l\: \,' 1>, 1776.
and wherever he \
goodwill help 'I.t t" '
far, no broken bones have been goes. 1 rI"I"i.' .' :.' .'!:, ,; :, ( ::I"" ;.. .' From Lexington T0 Liberty: Nota i
; .
located but his spirit is a little \ ,. .:;''!' .jij,,,' '. dull page in the COO of this
Old Timer Aboard NASIt
bent was on January 22, 1041 that"Pop" \ 1 : { ; ; .:/;( Volume! Those who have enjoyed
The Chiefs Club pool arid galley at NAS ; : ; ))1 ii ij Bruce Lancaster's novels will not
began driving
will,be open all day Monday July \ :: : ( be too surprised that he bus writ- ,
than two months after .
4. I slightly more F"POP"F\ ., .., \ ten facts with the same dramatic
: ., ,\ : .
the station was commissioned.Ills \; : ;, .
\ .
; ./ .;, : \ \;( grasp to make events and characters -
: first driving job was that of : '. "
;", : as fascinating reading a a'
hauling;,dirt during the construe ..
Marine Strength : any you will find.
tion of buildings. :1'iL' ;
: Richard Pryne: Accounts of secret -
Upped By 22,000Funds Came World War II and Pop ..
\.., service men and the many historical
started hauling mail passengers/ : : ,' ;; novel are always popularreading.

to bring Marine Corps and supplies to Cecil Field. Food '' r:'.." ,l..:..; ",. ,." "' We suggest this as aninimitable
strength to 215,000 was a last ; ; '
for the first me\l: dished out in ., .
minute addition to the ;, : '\ combination. A roman .
appropriations Galley 913 at NAS Jax and ShipsService's : '. ;.. tale
tic of in WlUlhington'
for the Defense Department a secret agent
first showcase, was delivered -
command whose
dangerous -
as approved by the .
by "Pop" to'I'
Senate this week. missions were possible only os
"Pop" has seen the Station grow: long as his loyalty and honor wet e "
to the
amendment appropriations AT THE WHEEL--With his ever ready smile and
from a simple beginning and has questioned by neighbors and
bill would autho- cheerful greetings, station bus driver James Top" Womble
rize 22,000 mote than the 193- been a well known figure aboard pauses during his daily run. Passengers will tell you that a ride lends.

000-man stiength for the Corps through the years. Although heBa'S with "Pop" is one full of pleasantness. Those" who board the bus Betty Zaiif: Danger escapes, .
urged by the Administration. he has driven just about ev after a hard day's work and like to "blow off steam" lind Womble bravery all woven into a story ofa f

ery kind of vehicle operated on has a sympathetic ear Revolutionary heroine (a relative
Passed by a 40 to 39 vote on
the floor of the Senate, the the base, he laughingly admits I stingers, he became thoughtful as the bus stop. In case they haven't of the author of those favoi- .

amendment increases the that one which gave him some he replied, "Well, sometimes they the time to make the front door ito westerns: ), ;

strength of the Corps substan- trouble was a motor scooter which board the bus with a belligerent they spill out the back/ way and The Revolutionary: "A demjthed -
and threw I becomes his bus in the middle of account of how thii-
tially, as the former schedule got temperamental attitude, and when anyone he stops the

calls for 205,000 men the last him. too noisy I pimply tell themto the block to accommodate them. teen colonies turned the world up-
Understand Sen'iceman That is real and considerate ser- side down." And don't miss
of this month and 193,000 by take it easy, pointing out they ; the

the end of June 1956. A private first class in the Ar- might get into trouble if they vice.This companion volume, THE CIVIL

my in World War I, and father of don't. That usually calms them ,'ctertuof 15 years with WAR. Here Is James Street at

a Navy career man, James 1... down." NAS Jax declares/ he is going to his Joyous best .

Womble, AMI and a former Army A Friend to Waves keep on driving as long ns they The First Captain: With an- i

Your Instrument WAC Kathleen Smith, Pop realizes Waves consider Pop their special will have him. alog'es: drawn from modern tines,

and understands the has principle by which this is readable of .
clearly friend-for a very special reason Pop one a'l'r) story

Flight QuizFrom need servicemen have for friend lie takes the trouble to blow everyone could abide and to whichhe our first naval hero; the man who

( time to tune FAWTU- ship, understanding! and someone the bus horn a block from the Barracks attributes his success with peo- died In poverty and exile still believing

LANT Detachment Able, NASJacksonvUle's to talk with. lie has always triedto in the morning which warns ple: "Do unto others as you In the country for which

own Instrument do something about it. them to "turn to" and get out to i; would have them do unto you." he fought BO well none other

Whenever someone comes to him than John Paul Jones
training IK'hool'UI pose ques I
with troubles "Pop" always lends Phantom Forest: GucrUlIfigM-
lions hibtrument and
on flight Awarded
procedure). a willing and sympathetic ear and 29 Employees ing isn't new. Here It Is, the

understanding heart. Ills wordsof Swamp Fox with his guerillis
The answers to these questionsand
wisdom have helped many in campaigning In the Carolinas with

the regulating publications are distress. A five-minute chat with Total For Ideas all the romance and cunning for
to be found on page 8. $1,210
Questions: "Pop" can do wonders for a white- which the group is famous.

1. Unless authorized by ATC, hat or Wave who feels lonely or Volley Forge: Heroes wholt"J;
homesick. Twenty-nine more Naval l Air spirit caused a nation to
Overhaul and
aircraft shall not be flown within from Repair depart- I
Everyone, including officers and Station employees are the proud ment from survive and to remind us that '
control zones when the ceiling is one Supply departmentand
enlisted men, have at one time or recipients of cash awards totaling from Fiscal "none but the brave are free." :
less than 1,000 feet. True or false one department.One
2. To file for an alternate not another ridden with "Pop", and $1,210 for their adopted Ideas, O&R worker, Clyde Man- Fascinating history of the' making .
after one trip have become his submitted under the Beneficial claimed two checks totaling of an army. .
served by radio directional facility, ning ,
the forecast weather must Indicate friend. When asked if .he ever Suggestion program. $175. He received a $150 check i How To Drive better And Mold

that the ceiling and visibility will had much trouble with any paa-: Claiming the awards were 27 for "D. C. signal generator for Accidental For the winner of the

simulated radio and Navy Crusade for Charity car: !
be 2,000 feet, broken clouds or bet- ---- signal" A $25 :
ter and three miles. True or false? check for "elevator e n t e r Ing I Not to mention the help It can be
stand". to those who plan a trip in th:s
3. Reporting when Visual refer- y c
weekend "pursuit of happiness."
ence to the ground is established John Brewer was awarded"a ,

during approach is a mandatory $150 check for "test fixture for shared $20 for "hoisting stirrup';

report to ground control True or AB/ABC-27 control boxes". Seth Daniel Davis, $25, for "8.32 anchor

false? K x Reece of 0 & R won a $115 check nuts on landing gear skirt"; Cran-

4. When IFR out of control for his "HUP-2 pin adapter draw. vllle Priest, $10 for "tool for Inserting -

areas and over designated mountainous tag No. P-2074-B", Another big plunger In extending end of

terrain, naval aircraft will ...... check winner was Roland Couey, bomb bat door"; Howart Scott,
not be flown less than 2,000 feet ? : also of 0 A It, who was awarded $10 for "a method of preventing'

above the highest terrain or obstacle .. -\' : $100 for his "rotor blade support" damage to radio control boxes";

within miles of the OTHER' O&R employees who Russell Mitchell, $15, for "gaugefor

Intended line of flight. a were awarded cash for their sug- checking anchor nuts"; Paul

(Answers oa.Page. 8, Col. 3)) L ;J;
,. included Eugene Baker, $50, for for safety glasses"; Josef Blanc,
MachinistLodge\ Sets ".,, Ci "link assembly-aileron selysyn ac $15 for "rubber boot re-groove";

July 6 Gathering 4 ;, tuator"; Joseph Hand, $50, for Asbury Lawson $10 for "jig for

,.Naval Air Lodge No. 1630 In- r@ "adapter for coil assembly"; Schl- location of holes in change instal

ternational Association of Machinists J;; : .""'- ey Davis $80, for "fixture for lation"; Robert Wagner, $10 for
will hold its regular monthly '- lathe and magneto bulletin boring :' "link assembly"; and Carrol Padg

meeting at 1930 July 6 at Murray 'S cylinder"; Clarence Lamb, $50, for, ett and Lawrence Lee shared $20
in : for "tool for Installation of trail-
Hill Civic Centerlocated at Ingle- rw "training personnel Identifyingand
using BuAer technical publica Ing edge on helicopter rotor
side and Kerle Streets. I .= ,
All members are urged to at- IWJIjC tions"; Pasquale Russo, $50 for blades",
tend this meeting. Arrangements 9 ) -: "canopy selector valve lock"; Harry Dale Moomau of Supply department

have been made for representatives ---- Wade, $50, for "flowmeter functional was awarded $26 for his

of the station Industrial Relations test"; Roy Smith, $30 for "safety cut-off for mobile type
HIS IDEA PAYS OFF-Clyde annlnr (left O&R employee,
to attend this "electrJcal solenoid valve". cranes" and Ruth Stecher, of Fis-
department who,was among the 29 who received cash awards: for successions
gathering for a general discussion in the latest Beneficial Suggestion Awards ceremony, explains his ALSO ROBERT Schaaf, $25 for cal department claimed $25 for
and answer session on civil D. C. signal generator for simulated radio signals to Ca t. Wel "cutting forward floorboard of he- "a method used to Indicate per t
lington Hines O&R officer. Manning's device was designed to licopters in three sections"; Bert sonnet's Intentions concerningclaim
service matters of Interest to mem-
accurately test the equipment Installed In Rld-8 aircraft for automatic
and Bamuelson for diem".
bers. approach and flight path control. Blbby Raymond re


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| Four JAX AIR NEWS. 30 June 1955

'Six JGs Become opFIcE 'sCL

Full-fledged MDs

At HospitalSix

lieutenant (junior grade) V e

became full-fledged Doctors of k

Medicine last week as Capt. Ed M
ward C. Kenney, commanding officer
v Calendar of
Naval Hospital, presented Yr S .' .
Lunch served daily 1130-1300.

to The one the them of Naval of name the certificates 14 United Naval Hospital of the States.Hospitals Surgeon of Jacksonvilleis internshipin General that Au 1 41: ; "I! i "I IFULLFLEDGEDMD'sYSIX ii I : :] 10001800.Fri.Pool Dinner, 1st hours-served Happy 1100-1600 daily hour 18002030.1600-1800., Sunday

Special music by John Gow
offer complete intern the training American, fully : i \: :, I. I. : piano. at the

recognized by _", :_. _. ."" .., .-... ._ --
Medical Association While serving Sat., 2nd-Dining and
I certificates dancing,
graduates of Class A Medical Schools last week received
their internship, these officers of internship-from Capt. Edward C. Kenney, commanding officer of Naval 1I0spitar Jackson. Music{ by Johnny Jelinek and his
have the pay and allowance of a vllle, In the name of the Surgeon General of the United States. With the rank of lieutenant Junior orchestra 2100-0100
Lieutenant (junior grade) of the I rrade these officers have served a year on the staff of the Naval Hospital here. Left to right are: ; Stars and
Navy. Lieutenants Junior Grade Bobby McLain, Wilbur Schefstad, Charles Rankin, Thomas Eller, Beryl Bars party for bachelor officers
Ames and Charles Whitlock.
Two to Regular Navy 16001900. Here's a chance for

Two doctors, Ltjg) Charles A. you young bachelors to meet a

Rankin, and Lt (Jg) Wilbur Schef.etad Moyport To Become. SAFETYBox group of charming local career

are transferring to the regular and college girls.

: : Navy and in accordance witha Score Sun., 3rd-Sandwich luncheon,

recent directive will go to three- HAAS On July I Disabling Injuries Through 11001700. Buffet dinner 1800-
year residencies at Naval Hospi 2030. Roast of standing round,
tale Rankin will go to the obstetrics Tuesday, June 28 baked sugar cured ham, fried
and gynecology department Ceremonies commissioning Mayport as a Naval AuxiliaryAir This Month 1 chicken and macaroni and cheeseare

of the Naval Hospital, Be- Station will be held at 1130 Friday, July 1. This Year 8 on the carte for Sunday eve-

the da, Md.; Schefstad will join Vice Adm. Thomas S. Combs, sents an investment of more than Days Since Last ning's buffet dinner. $1.95 per

the obstetrics and gynecology department Deputy Chief of Naval Operationsfor $10 million. The 3000 x 2000 foot LostTTlme Accident 19 plate, $too; for junior plate, and

of the Naval Hospital, Air, will deliver the main carrier basin 50 cents for children's plate. Join
large enough to
Portsmouth, Va. address in the presence of an are Vice Adm. F. W. McMahon, the many who make Sunday nighta
Lt. (jg) Charles B. Whitlock accomodate the Navy's largest Commander Air Forces Atlantic habit at the "O" Club.

will enter the School of Aviation assemblage of military and civilian carriers that tie up at the 600 Fleet; Rear Adm. James Russell, MON., 4TII-Club closed except

Medicine, Naval Air Station Pen- I dignitaries. foot pier. The steel bulkhead Chief, Bureau of Aeronautics; for the pool and the patio snack
sacola. Lt (jg) Beryl Ames as Capt. John S. Thach, commanding basin is one of the largest in Rear Adm. G. C. Crawford, Commandant

a Reservist will go to Naval Air officer of the Naval Air Station Florida. : Sixth Naval District and bar.Wed..
6th-All can eat fora
Station Key West as his next station Congressman Charles Bennett.
will read the commissioning
dollar. This week's special Is
of duty.Personal. directive. Immediately thereafter, To operate the base, an initial I Local naval officers to take tantalizing "barbecued spare ribs
Patient Contact allotment of $450,000 has been! part in the ceremony include
Comdr. William Horton, formerly or Italian ravioli with rich meatsauce
Lt. (jg) Thomas Eller and Lt. allotted, exclusive of civilian em Rear Adm. John Perry, Commander ." This meal includes all
(Og) Bobby McLain, having previously officer in charge of the field, will ployment. It will be staffed by I Fleet Air Jacksonville; Rear vegetables, dessert and coffee or

served their obligated service read orders designating him as eight officers and 230 enlisted Adm. Robert Goldthwaite, Commander tea with refills unlimited and the

plan to go into private prac the new commanding officer of men. Carrier Division Two, price is only a dollar.
tice. I NAAS Mayport. Full ,honors will be rendered. and Capt. John S. Thach, commanding
"The internship which follows .' Vice Adm. Combs upon his arrival officer of NAS Jax. Thurs., 7th-Happy hour 1730-
1930, select bar drinks at reduced
four years of intensive medical This b not the first time May. lie will be piped aboard, Officials of Jacksonville Cham-
study provides the young physicians port has borne an NAAS designa given traditional flushes and ruf- ber of Commerce, mayors of Jack
with the opportunity of personal tion. It did so from 1944 to 1946. fles by the Navy band, and will sonville, Atlantic, Neptune and The Officers' Wives Club Mrs.
patient contact In the recognition For a while it was transferredto inspect the Marine Honor Guard. Jacksonville Beaches, and Other Josl Mayo, many club members!!!

of disease and the application the Coast Guard. It was re Among those to be on hand dignitaries are also expected. and children of club members com
of effective therapeutic pro- claimed in 1948 by the Navy and bined forces to bring a very ex-

cedures in an environment that used as a base for crash boats citing evening of entertainment to

provides supervision and increase and a field for carrier landing the club last Wednesday. The style

ing responsibility to the end that practice. At the outset of the Ko. show, using models chosen from

he acquires confidence in his own rean conflict Congress appropriated f the club membership was enjoyedby

clinical Judgment," Capt. Kenney funds for a carrier basin. everyone, male and female
told the outgoing interns. NAS Jax has operated' Mayport alike. Lovely models exhibited the

since 1948, when it was then designated latest fashions In sportswear and

a Naval Auxiliary Land beach wear In all price ranges.

IUB Workers ing Field. \ FRANCIS 1\1\ c O'A 1\1\ r DEL 1..,
Today the 1680-acre base rcpre- daughter of Comdr. and Mrs.
Douglas Clark of Cecil Field, did ,
a very nice solo of acrobatics and
Get 7i%
DATA IRE I 1 fancy diving. The precision swimming -
FROM of the younger group went
off like clockwork and the crowd
HikeIt's ; held its breath while Mrs. Josl
Pay "By the numbers stack your arrows f
!1" That command sounds ) Mayo performed a ballet while

pretty silly and such a command i floating in mid-pool on a surf
official. Some 1,600 : .
actually existed but not withoutits Y,2e w board.In

classified (IV-B) civil ser- merits. It may not have beenin A the pool queen contest Ms.

vice employees in the Jacksonville those exact words!, but none- a A. B. Conner, wife of Comdr. A.

area will get a raiseof theless the arrows were stackedby i B. Conner, pushed aside all other

l/2* percent across the the numbers.By I contestants to take first place.
having the arrows stackedby Miss Sharon Henry, daughter of
the numbers the precision of Comdr. and Mrs. W. E. Henry of

President Eisenhower discipline was maintained, and finally ComFairJax, lead all other contestants
-- -
signed the bill Tuesday, giVe the armourer could replace SHARP MARCIIING in the Miss contest.

ing more than a million any damaged arrows while the arrows the drill team of- Aviation AMrWltrwhlte; Mate hats School and at leggings NATT-, All In all, it was a very full
Federal employees a pay in to be used Center has been practicing formations
were a position and preparation for aoffiJu evening. There'is talk that there
hike. at'a moments notice by the arch at mlUtar7 in charge functions. Lt (Or) Thomas in
Is the may be a repeat performance I
and Scott
The increase, retroactiveto Edwards, AE2, Is the
ers.The drill master '_ August with more and bigger acts. .
March 1, is the first for armourer was assisted by i

civil service employees since apprentices and was responsible Always Plan Your Auto Trip To Allow Time
1951. 4 for the care and. maintenance of'I Enough I
all weapons including cross-bows, Three Hundred and
sixty persons being right.So ty conscious if you are traveling .
McDougal spears; helmets shields, and breast will die in traffic accidentsover
on this fourth of July week- during this holiday weekend. Plan
Takes Over VA-46 plates. the holiday weekend-three end, when that get-away-from-lt- your trip so as to allow time en-
The apprentices started by pol hundred and
seventy will die- all feeling hits you, remember that ough to get there and back safely.
Comdr. Clifford McDougal assumed ishing and cleaning armour, gradually four hundred will die the
fig several million ,
other people traffic
that will
are Resolve obey
command of Attack Squadron working their to black
way ures may but dire
vary predic going to be
Just as to laws that will
eager get faithfully you
46 at NAS, Cecil Field, last smith, and finally to armourer. tions such 'as these from traffic
away as you are. Highways will practice courtesy at all times-
week. Information relating,,to.the care
safety experts din in
our ,eal'lover be Jam-packed, and you are going that you will drive at a sate speed i
Comdr. McDougal relieved Lt. and maintenance, of modern arm the
airways and :
greet to
our need
every safety gimmick at -and that will be continually;
Charles Marshall, who has Served available at the Information eyes in the daily you ;
papers. your command !
help you avoidhaving' on the alert for traffic hazards.
8S acting CO since) the squadron A Education Center, Building 055, And, U an oyer,!we find a traffic accident. windup aj
t Drive don't
commissioning on June ':I, 1955.:>: NAS Jacksonville. that they .wez'eltraiictUY' I safely-
I close ,to So try to bea: little extra safe- July 4th traffic accident,statl.Uc.Page .


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30 June 1955 JAX AIR NEWS Page Fivo

I Radar System Used To. 'Spot' Weather Ii I; Survivor Bill Contains '. '

(Continued from Pace 1) Career Incentives 1*

loll leaving Jacksonville area. .1

In other words, pilots availing Bulletin: The bill to bring all servicemen under social security- +

themselves. this service will be ? on the same basis as civilians was formerly approved Tuesday by

able to determine whether or not ; the Special committee on benefits for survivors of military personnel.

they will have to fly an altitudeof r Full of "career incentives," the Survivor Bill is expected to go .

45,000 feet to get over a suspicious to the House this week after the Hardy committee has worked out l

cloud bank or whether they widows' compensation rates, the last major issue of a predicted ? .A
unanimous committee report. .1
have to feet to a
will fly 6,000 past
i The trend at the last momentwas I
under itACCORDING. posed new one, .
of all
to boost compensation
BILL WOULD Increase the
TO LT. John M, enlisted widows, to cut that for officer
VA compensation rates. The military
Hartman, aerological officer of Op.. widows, especially those in .
would fall completely under
erations, and who will be in chargeof ,the higher grades. social security. Each service person S

the new service, the system's r. ii J TIlE FIRST DRAFT of the bill would pay two percent of the

range will take in Charleston, S. i would give the widow a flat $100 first $350 a month of his pay, and I
a a month plus 15 percent of the serviceman's the his *
government as
C., Macon, Ga., Tallahassee, Daytona I ;
basic A proposed
I pay. put in an equal amount. The'j
Beach, and 200 miles at sea. '
compromise would give $115 plus minimum amount of the six-month

High floating fleecy clouds suchas 10 percent. Applying the compromise death gratuity would become $800

appear in clear winter skies, or to enlisted grades only while the maximum i would be

during clear summer days, are not i would boost them and leave officer placed at $3,000, the exact amount

:.;.. .. widow payments as proposedin six month's if It fell be
the radar but _*. ,. ..:; "f; .. fJ' being pay *
picked up by scopes, the draft bill.
tween those
rather those which are loaded THIS IS HOW IT LOOKS-Lt. James Hartman, serological figures.
officer attached to NAS Operations, in charge of the new radar The other proposed changes under The new plan would pay survivors .
With moisure, it is reported. weather detection system, khows a radar scope photo of a weather consideration by the committee from three sources: death gratuity -
disturbance area. If a storm had been in effect when the photo of In-
Although the new system's are: allowance a larger VA compensation, and social
was taken, the white element against the black background would before
scopes are not primarily designedto have been a spotty and irregular mass. come for dependent- parents security, supplanting the present

pick up the picture or "pip" of rating them as non-dependent and five-fold system of death gratuity,
Weather Central office in Miami
I them off the compensation -
putting VA compensation, limited social!
aircraft in flight, if one looked and at NAS Norfolk, Va. Other rolls: a provision for a "por-
security, free Insurance or indem
hard he could spot it even thoughit similar systems are on the plan Il tal-to-portal" coverage for Reserves I
nity of $92.50 a month, reservist'sprotection 'j
would appear to be very small ning boards to be installed for l to protect them while traveling under FECA,

in size. Navy use on the Island of Guam, from home to the armory *

and at Yokasyka, Japan ( and back for drill or to the week- M
IN CONTRAST to the radar
the Installation of such
Through end training center and back. \
scopes used by the GCA, Opera scientific radar weather detection Abolishing for the future all

tions weather detection equipmentwill systems, three Navy stations, forms of government Insurance,

operate on a three centimeterwave along with an Air Force unit at free or paid for, of men in the ser- -

other such Pope Air Force Base, N. C., wlU vice, the bill would reverse a fundamental
length. Many
be enabled with tropical l I
any policy that has been in
types of equipment operate on a storm moving up the Atlantic I effect for over 30 years It also I

higher wave length.of 10 centimeters Coast from the tip of Florida to eliminates reservists from the coverage I
Letters are always a Joy to rcelvo. *
or higher, depending on its Norfolk, Va., constantly track y nV by the Federal Employee I When it consists of that

definite purpose of operation.The It. '. Compensation system. added tinge of amusement, a let

system's main console is set REMOVAL OF "Inequities" in ter Is all the more a Joy to read, .'
If You Know Anything r the present law between reservistsand The Navy Wave will always remain -
up in the weather office on the y ,
Regulars and between survivor to her family circle the little
second deck of Operations build About PhotographyYour who died in peace time and girl of long ago. Although her

ing. This console has two scopes, Is NeededDo those who died in war time has "Uncle Sams" feels Waves are a
and there will be a remote scopein brought great praise from Penta- self-sufficient group of young ladles

operation in the approach con you know anything* about gon spokesmen. Mom and Pop and Uncle Dan
photography Have you had any Choice that would confront 860- think they themselves must send
trol room of the tower. All scopesof experience in photography at all? 000 men- In service who hold Na- pertinent advice

the system will be synchron If you have, there's a nice billet tional Service Life Insurance under -
Uncle Dan writes to his favor
waiting for you at the NAS photo waived premiums filled last
ized.The ite niece, Seaman Sally, not to go
"EYE" OF RADAR WEATIIER of the committee.
radar weather system's antennae lab.The minute hearings swimming in the ocean. He had .
photo lab, which is suffering DETECTION Installed Since free indemnities the rea-
has been placed atop a steel heard about the Florida alligators]
badly from an acute shortageof atop a specially erected towerat son NSLI premiums are waived
which inhabit the '
tower erected on the east end of personnel as a result of transfers the east end of Hangar 122, are abolished they would get four shore.

Hangar 122.ACCORDING. deployment and separations, is this antennae, which servesas months after the effective date of Pop states in his letter that he

to Lt. Hartmanthe needs help. the eye for the radar weather the bill to resume payment of pre- can't understand why Janie has

new weather detection service The lab needs personnel who detection system now in operation. miums at the average rate of 80 to go up for a third class per on-,

WiU be in operation 24 hours a day have either civil employment in a George Graham, ETC, cents per thousand a month, or to nelman exam. His little girl III f

and will be out of operation at. photo shop, those who have had of electronics division of Communications forfeit protection under the new smart enough without taking test., I

such times as it is found necessary camera repair experience' or even department, is law. They could carry the policies "SUSIE, THE family is going Ion

to service the equipment. those who have made a hobby of perched atop the platform.And indefinitely under waiver, but a vacation next week, so you

Similar weather detection systems developing negatives and making then there was the little In that case their survivors wouldbe tell your boss that you're coming

have been Installed and are prints. Polar Bear who said after sittingon subject to the present survivor home to go with us," says }Mom

already in operation at the Fleet Personnel in the status of non- the ice: "My tale is told." benefit laws rather than the pro- "I don't think he'll mind, dear."

rated general duty seaman or air- Aunt Clare, a woman of few ;

man are requested to submit! their words and quick action writes, "If

+ BREEZESLove + applications to the NAS military Joy Cayler's Girl BandComing you don't like it there, Joannie,

is like a game of cards. I personnel officer through their division you just phone and I'll come and I

Two hearts meet, he shows a diamond I officer. Personnel should get you." 1
.. list their qualifications on their ,
they go straight to the altar Aboard July 6

her face is a bright flush and applications. WAVE OF THE WEEK: Gay-
it all ends with a full house. nell Cook, SN, who sets an example -
When Joy Cay Ie r, acclaimed I for all her
shipmates by
S Honor Students __ __ _
"First Lady' of Muslc"t leads her I,
The tourist asked the Indian: I pitching right in and doing her bit,
'What 'do do all day?" popular all-girl orchestra at Main- by helping out her compartment
you Listed -At AK side Gymnasium Wednesday, July
"Hunt and drink," replied the cleaners even though she holds the
6 all dance and music lovers will
Indian. be title Chief Master-at-Arms of the
AE Schools be accorded a rare treatment. NATTC barracks.
"And what do you hunt?" AO, make
Cayler and her band will .
1 1
"Drink. Honor students were selectedat two appearances. The combine will + x
graduation rites last week at play for the crew's dance at 2015
Why the change of the Station
Their's was a beef stew ro at 1730
Aviation i Storekeeper, Aviation and will appear earlier,
Bus schedule and will -the present
mance. Ordnanceman and Aviation Elec- to 1930, at the Officers' Club.
To put it nice and crude, trician's Mate Schools at NATT- Blending supberb musically styl- schedule remain permanently?

She was always beefing Center. ings with charm of appearance and Answer: According to CaptainIra

. And he was always stewed. Paul Johnson, AKAN, took top manner, this "easy on the eyes" [ N. Curtis, Public Works officer

C honors at Aviation Storekeeper all-girl musical crew has won the of the Station, it was found

Old Maid's Last Wish. "Don't School Class A. distinction of being regarded as I necessary to change the bus ached.

put 'Miss on my tombstone because Honor student at Aviation Ord one of America's top-flight or- ule for reasons of economy. Both

I haven't missed as muchas nanceman School Class A was chestras. bus routes were combined in orderto

you think I have. George Ward, AOAN. Original arrangements, played have Station bus service avail-

CC. Formerly instructor for three with outstanding musicianship and able to personnel. The present

Malsy: "What are you doing years at Aviation Electrician's featuring clever novelty tunes, schedule was, drawn up in orderto

these days" Mate School!, Class A, Albert ,Tho- makes Joy Cayler her trumpet avoid transfering and to bring

Susie: "Oh, just a few odd cobs ma, AEO, was selected top student an&iher'. orchestra .America's .----:-- I personnel as close as possible to
I all band.. Joy' Cayler their destinations .
about town.. at -AE School greatest -girl ;



Page Six JAX AIR NEWS :30) June 1955



Smoker TonightAn

Jan Navy's links team was overcome brough, 3-0, as he posted: a four- Hyde Park July! t on the NAS

by Brentwood Golf Association under par M ((31-35)). Scarbrough course. Inter company boxing

15-12 Sunday in a Jacksonville scored a 76 (37-59). BGA-Yllera results: smoker Involving Marines from

Amateur Golf Association LMO&T4 Haftklas ef BGA. whippoi SIkei (BGA) defeated Scar Airman Preparatory School is

(Ftrtonncl are 'invited to visit match, but stilt managed to holdon 'Walt StntJer, s-e, ....uqo brough (JN), 3-0; Tommy Jenkins scheduled for tonight In King

ifo, V80 Servicemen' Clufr at to first place In league stand- a S3-M-71 against Binder's (BGA) downed Frank Hey- Hall with Company 22 meeting

17 We* Monroe St. Th. Clbit fags. S2-42-
pen from 0900 to 2330 Arty.) .The Fliers with 106 tf points The Fliers on the overall season (JN) beat' Ralph Ghioto, Sr. (B- First bout Is. 2000 with nine

Thursday' June SO Dancing still hold a 16% point lead over now sport a 12-2 mark against GA), 2% to %; Leonard Raskins scraps billed.

class. second place Timuquana, which service, collegiate and city compe- (BGA) whipped Strader (JN, 3-0; T/Sgt Marvin Harrelson bIn

has compiled 90 points. Brentwood tition.. Comprising, the Jan Navy Sikes-Jenklns: (BGA) over Scar- charge of Company 22 with

Friday food", July 1-TV, games, special to in third place with' 87 points. contingent are Bill Scarbrough, brough-Heyer (JN)' 3-0; Joe Mac- T/Sgt Harry Buriin, heading

Dan Sikcs, in the Army and stationed Frank Heyer, Joe MacDonald, Lou Donald-Lou Chaff (JN) beat Ralph Company 24.AFPS.

,Saturday July 2-Beat the dock at Ft. Meade )(4., sparked Chaff Loa BroM, Chuck Summitt Ghioto, .Yr.-McEwen (BGA), 3-0;

l language class, dancing. the BOA to Its win over the Fliers. BO Barrow and Walt Strader. In Gbloto-Haskins (RCA) defeated

Sunday July 3-Dunking RoundTable Sixes defeated Navy's Bill Scar- their next match the Fliers meet Summltt-Strader (IN), 30. '

free coffee and donuts, then I SPORTSRoundup

off to church with junior hostesses

;: 1750, community sing, vesper, I Marine Bafoach
fret refreshments; 2000, free mo-

Vie. F (If Armed FOTCM tint Swrict)
Acey-Dewy King
Monday, July 4-Ping pong and Those "go go" Chk1goVhite,
song festTuesday King of the &Cf- euoey artists fs, Sox: have come alive In '55 andre

July 5-Game night. at the Naval Air Technical Training } % gunning for their first American
Center is Marine Bob Balbachof .M ..m eh League pennant since 1919.
Wednesday, July 6-Big July 4
Airman School who
Preparatory The record books show that the
.. '
dance. Prizes and entertainmentMusic Y
; r
defeated Bernard Levine, of Aviation
New York Yankees have won 20
by the NATTC Serenadcrs.Varied
I Storekeeper School, four out 4 flags since '19 and the Cleveland
of seven matches in the finals last Indians three Look for the

AthleticProgram week. 6 NL stars to win the All-Star classic -

Although not placing men in the by a score of 8-7 Armed
K ryl
finals Aviation Electrician's Mate Forces grid coaches in Hawaii and

Keeping School Class A won the team Japan are In for a treat this sum.

championship with a heavy entry mer when their annual football

Marines On ToesRugged list and netted 40 points. clinics are conducted by Jim 'Ta-

Team results: AE-A School, yl yly' hN tum of Maryland, Hugh Danghrr-
is the word for it as ty of Michigan Stae and Paul Bryant -
40; AN-P School, 38; AK-A School, -
Marines from Airman Preparatory 34)W; NAWS School 34 V4; AE-B ; k of Texas A. Is M.

School at the Naval Air Technical School, 24; and SS-lst Lt., 20. v 5 ''S N Al Blanco, USAFK director of
Training Center a k e time out ? +
) reports that more than
from their studies to engage in
40 base soccer teams have playedin

athletics. Extend QualifyingFor "" 1" ;:"W 'i?' ... regular season games in leagues
Under a varied program once a in Europe and North Africa. More
Spring Cup CRACKEBJAX FIRST TO BUY-Pat Ashrraft outfielder for
week' all students are released the lax: Navy Waves Crackerjax softball team was the first to than 50,000 Europeans have
from studies at 1500, organized in Linksmen still have time to purchase a ticket for the rake and ire cream sale ef Troop and watched the U. S. servicemen in
Explorer Post 131 of NAS. Jim Baskerville ( ) and
their various companies and action
qualify for the annual Spring Cup Jimmy llutuka, golf
; Bartlett are the ticket salesmen. The scouts will take part In an
marched to athletic fields to en- tournament which Is scheduled to exhibition softball game against the Crackerjax on the Naval Hospital pro at the Kaneohe Marine base

gage in Inter-company sports. being the second..week in July at diamond July 14. golf course in Hawaii, carded a

These sports range. : during the the NAS course. 315 in the recent National Open

supervised period from push-ball The qualifying period has been Wilson Star In championship One of the na

water polo, tug-of-war, softball, extended to Sunday July 3, in Sobieraj tion's top high jumpers, J. "ra.."

soccer, to touch football, boxingand order to give those Interested a hail, is now at Ft Jackson S. C.,

basketball in season. chance at the title. All entries after a tour of duty In Germanywith

S '. must play 36 holes in the qualify- ComAirLant Tennis MeetBen the lit Inf. Div. lie gets discharged -

At the students at the Airman ing round to establish a handicap. next month.In .

School release their energies dur- they won't get their feet wet wells Sobieraj, kingpin of the Jan Navy tennis crew, will be the addition to "Vinegar Bend"M
ing the recreation period they that do." key man for ComAlrLant's hopes in the Atlantic Fleet tennis championships lie 11, Ft. McPherson, Ga., i is
e they
also make up the time lost to blessed with another classy
S to be held July 11-18 at Newport It L
their studies by an "extra ninth .. moundsman. He's Taylor Phillips,
So between them continued his sensational -
period" the following day so that they rigged upa Sobieraj tourney proceed to the All-Eastern who hurled for the Atlanta Crack-
ten-foot rise to prominence as he again i
tug-of-war across a
the school schedule is not inter- Championships at Boston. Winners ers in '53. The southpaw ace recently -
ditch of water, a couple of feet won the ComAirLant open singles
of the All-Eastern
rupted by the sports program. compete In pitched his second no-hit
According to MaJ. Edward Maloney deep. Literally, "everybody got championship last week at Nor- the All-Navy and then finally to no-run game of the 55 campaign,
their feet wet" before they were folk, by beating his doubles mate
training officer of the Air- the All- Service Championshipmeet beating Ft. McClellan Ala., 6-0.
I through.The Leon Wilson. 6-4, 6-1, 6-0..
man School, the "program has to be held at Cherry Point, He faced only 29 batters and
I supervised recreational SOBIEKAJ and Wilson teamedto
been a progressive one." N. C. struck out 21. Ft. Bennlng: sharpshooters
gram at Airman Preparatory capture the doubles championship \
Where first there seemed to bea won top honors In Pen-
School baa proved highly satisfactory of ComAirLant
reluctance towards an organized I sacola's Fiesta of Five Flags pistol
both to the Marine personnel Len Curtis, Jax Navy team Center Softball '
sports and recreation period, soon I meet at the Saufley Field NA-
who have sponsored It and those member reached the finals of the I
the men fell in behind their company AS, Fla.
who have AlrLant senior singles play but
: participated. Nine
commanders (all of them Triumphs
Captain Henry C. DeLong, commanding succumbed to Capt. Bill Kohlas, Los Alamltos NAS, Calif., won
Marine sergeants) and a spirit of
officer of NATTCenter 7-5, 6-1 and 7-5. the Armed Forces division of the
inter-company" competition developed In
after witnessing his first boxing lAX NAVY will thus furnish City LeagueHome National volleyball championships

a match between Marine companies, three of the four ComAirLant en- runs helped the NA'ITCenter this year The Hellcats from
I Atlantic Fleet Cham- the Memphis NATTC Tenn., recently
said to Lt. Col. Frank Porter, com- tries In the
"It has been a boon to morale. Marines softball team win
officer of the Marine Aviation pionships. Captain Kohlas is the won the Eastern All-Navy
manding -
It has relieved classroom tensions; two out of three games over the
that' the fourth member. volleyball title Frank Scald,
Detachment spirit.
and a feeling of good-natured gallery weekend. Friday night on Enter-
." Winners at' the Atlantic Fleet former manager of the Portsmouth -
and rivalry has developed. prise Field they broke even.with and Norfolk clubs in the
During the summer months Hardage A Sons winning ,-3 and Piedmont
League is now managing -
pushball. with the keenest of competition losing 98.Saturday.
Personnel Closing In On the Naval Station Bluejackets
worked but successfully.Water with Frank Fosbenneron at Norfolk, Va.

polo, softball soccer, basketball -, the mound, the Marines blanked How popular is skin-diving T One
and boxing were accessible. Play Jax Beach at Sax Beach, 7-0. John example is Camp Lejeune's club,

SIlk! pitched the winning game the "Sea Urchins. Membership
Pusliball-with two Marine companies Personnel' well-balanced golf halved with NARTU 3-3; Operations against Hardage. has quickly grown from 37 to 110.

pushing against a six-foot-: ing aggregation Is crowding NA- tied with VP-18 3-3; and VC- In Friday's first game Mary The Mojave Desert Inter-Ser-
diameter spheroid-In itself be- RTir for the the
leadership in I 62 won over Fleet Air Wing 11, Oglesby and Fosbenner rapped vice League, the first formally organized ,
came a problem. The huge ball ),t a I n s14. intramural golf loop,
42. Ed KorbeU of VCJ-62 tallieda homers and the pair repeated the All-Service league ia the
broke wide open-not once, but with NARTU In
just % point
performance against Jax Beach. western U. S., was recently activated -
twice, against the onslaughts of front. 39 .to lead his team to victory. in Barstow, Calif. The 1'1

the Marine tompanies. At the end of last week's play Standings: NARTU 16 pts; is
league composed of eight teams
Officials are still looking up the NARTU remained In front with 16 Personnel 15'. pts; FAWTU, 11 Chess Tournament: Thirty-three members of the

rules of pushball to comply with points, followed by Personnel with pts..; Hospital, 12% pta; VP-18, Commences 1952 U. S. Olympic team competed -

the strenuous attacks made uponit 15% and Hospital with 12%. 8 pta.; Operations, 9% pta.; FAW- Tuesday In the National AAU track and

by,company rivalry across the In last week's competition Personnel 11, 10% pta.; Fasron 109, 7% pts.; The NATTCenter intramural field championships June %(-2i: at
100-yard space of the playing field. edged VP-1S, S% to 2%, VC-62 9% pta.; and Special Ser- chess tournament will start Tuesday Boulder, Colo.

Water polo posed: a problem be- with John Adams of Personnel vices, 6 pts. July 5, 'Special Services an-. .

cause everyone couldn't swim. posting a net 36, par for the nine. GOLF SCHEDULE nounced. Want to save the automaticway (

1 '"We'll fix those water '*rry Hospital upset Special Services; Wednesday\ ) 'July. I' Entries wiU be taken up to.tour- ? You can't beat the payroll

men," spoke up ,a company com 5-1, with Kirsch netting a low 46 Special Services vs. Personnel; nament time. AH matches will be savings plan for purchase of gov

mander. Well give 'em push-ups. for the day.In Hospital vs. Operations; Fasron played during the noon hour ,in the I ernment SAVINGS BONDS. Ask
"JTerlc, no," piped tip another. "If other results Fasron 109 109 vs. VW-4. Enlisted Men's Lounge, Bldg. 593. your employer" about it



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1955 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven I

Jax Navy's 6ND ] Operation's Fi inns an Joins

Baseball Entry S '

Taking FormJax Ranks Of No-I 1 Hit Artists .

Navy's representative in the Jinx Finnigan chucker of N A.S Operations, joined the rank.
Sixth Naval District baseball -
coming of no-hit tossers as he shutout raetuLant, 8-0, In the feature oC
tourney Is shaping up in fine __ .. 'jk last week's Mainside. Intramural oftball play.ComFalrJax.
fashion, .according to Coaches
Frank McCaffrey and Chuck Daw- As the season's end nears VC- 11.0, and FAW-11

.:X 1 TT 62 still rests atop the standingswith won over Supply by forfeit.

son.Still weak at few of the positions 13 straight wins without a MAINSIDE STANDINGS

the mentors are putting out "C-a IS 0 l.oot
defeat, followed by Hospital witha
another call for anyone who cans &Ii JI-.ta1 13 1 ..921Fasr.a

to try for a berth! on the team. ; 13-1 record 1ft I S .... .2.Nari1I .

Attempts are being; made to make lUtplUl almost. stumbled, N' 9 S LUTi

this Jax Navy team as strong as bad enough t. win a 4-' drilAom -I l I oS .IIS

possible for the Sixth ND, where over Personnel Ia one .. thebetter VW-l I .s .IIS

competition is rather tough. fray ., Ue week.The \'r I M'YAWIt '

It is hoped that the local entry 7 I .538
'r'iSLTTU lerMn rlmm got te are Farts .....-... 5 .7' ..416CaruFair
will gain enough actual teamplaying -
elMirker' Don Barnes for six bits, las S I .!a.I'43 ( .
experience against city and
tournament but erased their stick work with \'} t S -1 )
county clubs before !
time. i poor fielding. Personnel 4 3 .301

t. VC-62's Sheet had a good day at \"l'-IC ..._... 4 1t .283 f '
Ceauna. 4 J' .2=3
--- -- -
the plate as he collected three for
Center Nines ND WAn. -UrS-Fruk Jankunls' (second from left), four in the league' leaders' 10-con- Supply 2 11 .I'S ;
Me .f the top candidates for a hurling berth the Jacksonville
: on of Communication. BOQ 1 I' ...3
Navy entry .. the forthcoming sixth Naval District Baseball 0 .
Meets Post 9 Tournament, demonstrates. the grip e. his famous knnekle-balL! Fasron 109 split in their two outings t

He sets admiring glances from coach Frank McCaffrey (left); whipping VP-1, 5-4 and tenlosing
catching candidate Mel Williams (second' from right), and assistant to NARTU, 10-0. Week's Malnside
Here SundayStation I coach Chuck Dawsea. The pArk of the crop of basebaU talent .
I aboard the station will represent Jax Navy at the GNU meet to *e In other results VP-16 lost one SlateThe
baseball fans will get [ held U August at I'ensxela.II to VW-4, 15-13; VP-18 smothered Softball (

their holiday fare served up by Malnside Intramural Soft-

NATTCenter' nine Sunday ball games scheduled for the week

when the Maroon & Gold squad II Rods andNimrods I are listed below:

plays the Post Nine Colonels of I Thursday, June 30

the Jacksonville City League at Albemarle Field Nartu vs.

1430 on :Mason Field. J.Y.. Andrews of 0 R and ?eraonn! L .

Last week, with Frank Janliu- his family report excellent fishingat Yorktown Field Supply vs.ComFairJax. u
Johnson Lake at Goldhead .
nis whiffing 12 batsmen
sailor-marine combine downed State Park, for the past two Saratoga Field-VF-43 n. Fae
weeks. tu.
VFW Post 1689, 12 to 5, at
Woodstock, for their fourth The big fish story of the past Enterprise Field VP-18 vs. J

straight victory. weekend, however, was turned in Hospital.

blood Heavy and hitting Johnny by Culbreth Jim Young-, bothof by ilauptman the fishing and Leroy team of Lynch Harry who AN-P Scores Upset Of YearIn FAW-11.Hospital Field- Operations vs.

Tuesday, July :A
took their usual hip out to thesnapper I
whom bagged a brace of hits, '
including triples, helped 1 the banks on the deep water Albemarle -ComFalrJax .
from AE SchoolersThe vs. Faetu. .
NATTCenter nine along. The Stopping
Saratoga Fielil-Operations vs.
play of "Smokey" 'Vanover, a landed two big snapper, VC-62. .

newcomer to the lineup, who got with one tipping the scales at 24 "old folks" from Airman Preparatory School rose up en Enterprise Field-Fasron 109 vs.

two bingles and fielded perfectly pounds, and the other weighing 19 masse last week to topple Aviation Electrician Mate School Class A Com munication*.

also helped the cause along. pounds. Hatiptman was the hard in the major upset of the NATTCenter. Softball season, 5 to 4, witha Hospital! Meld FAW-11 vs.'

The Maroon and Gold team luck boy. If" hungry shark three-run, last-inning rally. VW4.
hadn't beaten him to the punch
this week wag without the services The upset victory of the Preps Wednesday, July C
lied on Tom Mooney's sacrifice
Harry would have boated a 45-
of Bill Gentry, rangy right- put Naval Air Weapon System fly. Yorktown eld-Nartu vs. BO' .
pound He did boat the
snapper .
handed chuckker, who won five
fish all right, that is the 15 School a game and a half aheadin But the Sparkles: come back to
games for them this season. He
pounds on the hook which the the league and In a fair way take a 5-3 lead, largely the result
has been transferred to the new
carrier USS Forrestal. shark generously left him. to cop the 1954 title as NAWS of Jim Atkinson's two-run homer, Crackerjax
downed troublesome thli'd- place and held that margin going into
Bill Johnson of 0 & R and son,
Bill Jr., caught four sheephead averaging Aviation Storekeepers' 12-6, and the sixth.'

Sports FromYesteryear six pounds, and 10 angel defeated AO-B School, 148. MARTIN WALKED for the To Entertain

.1 fish in Nassau Sound using fiddlers JOB THORNTON'S single in the Preps and Dick LaFontaine i

and dead shrimp. first inning that scored Bill Snyder walked with Martin tallying on a

and a force walk that tallied strikeout. DeSantos walked and
this weekend
Best times for fishing WPB Wafs
(Another in a weekly feature ore as follows: Cecil Monroe, put the Preps ahead then Monroe hit a sharp grounderto .
that Irings{ to life performance against the champion SpaJ kies. second and two runs scored on
on the Naval Air Station sport Saturday, July 2-0500 to 0800 They added another in the second the overthrow to first base. Jax Navy's Crackerjax will be

scenes from dusty issues of the -0930 to 1200-1600 to 2000. frame when Sandy DeSantos 'tal- NAWS School after losing three at home this weekend as they

/out Air New) Sunday; July 3-0500 to 0800- games in a row early in the sea- entertain the West Palm Beach.
Ten Years 1030 to 1330-1630 to 2000. directly to Jar. Air News or to have Wars at Enterprise Field in a
Ago Today son, come back to win 14
Joe Baldwin added a third (This column Is for an hand Bob Brown, acreMortai dh'felon, straight. two-game setto.

championship to his record last Reports on fishing! cam be sent 0- R extension 525)). The first fray will be under
Other results: AE-A 14, AO-A
Saturday at the Malnside poor the lights at 1030 Friday, at
2; AO-B 9, AN-P 9 (correct); AQ-
.when ne splashed to victory In the Enterprise Field while the second .
A 13, AE-B 10; AK-A 7, SS-lst .
t I is scheduled for
T5-yard individual medley race. a Lt. 0. Saturday
Now holding a record of 24 vie- at 1400.. In their first meeting,

ries in 29 games the Jax Navy NA1TO Softball the two teams split.
WOIa Lost
Fliers dropped two close ones to With Carol Hooser making her
Ft. NAW School ....._.._. 18 3 .
Pierce and Maxwell Field in mound debut, the Crackerjax,
AEA( ) School 11 b
two thrillers. gave the new league entry,
AKA) School ......15 8
Five Jacksonville Beach club a real
Yean Ago Today AOA) School ....... 10 9
Tony Grego, Station links cham- ANP) School '7 10 I welcome, to the tune of 213.
I Mouser held the Beach crew to
pion for the
past two years, was '
AOB) School __ 7 IZ
dethroned two hits and fanned nine.
this week by Wright 88-lst Lt. ?_.._._ S 18
North, who came on to cop a four- AEB) School ....._... 1 IS The Crackerjax season's rec.
up victory in a semi-flnals.match. r 1 E ord now stands at 174.
--S.C --
The links team to represent NAS CRACKERJAX SCHEDULE

Jacksonville In the District Golf Braves OyeH Series Friday, July 1, 1930

Championship tournament includes Enterprise Field-Crackerjaxvs.
With Reds !
Tony Grego, Bill Foulk, Bill Mc- f West Palm Beach. II

Williams and Wright North. F Jacksonville's! front running I I Saturday, July 2, 1400

f'1 <. Braves open a three-game home I Enterprise Field- Crackerjax

"Daddy, don't they ever give stand tonight' against their most vs. West Palm Beach.

showers: for the groom?" fierce competitors, the Columbia Wednesday, July 8

"N, son. There will be storms Reds. Murray Hill .
ky Crackerjax n. ,
enough for him after the bride be- 1;1 _- --, -,-xMW Servicemen are reminded that Opposition unknown. }
gins to *
reIgn. they are admitted to all games at .
O CATCII-Three hours was all It took to laud this
A REAL bass-toWiAC 15. pounds tonne .r chick are the reduced price of 60 cents good "It's the little things in life that
Navy Lt.: "Could I try on that nice mess .f black Al BoUman, Fasron 11?; AI Merchant VI'-ll, for any seat in the park. The tell" said the sweet young thins, +
winter uniform in the window." out .f the' Uodson. otttote( photo,), aloae thins eatteb field is located in East Jacksoaiville aa she pulled the kid brother eut +

Clerk: "We'd rather you'd, use Vests, also .t, ramtft 1M10! faRed near the Gator Bowl. from behind the sofa.rI .
the dressing room." out of' Doctor's Lake.

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Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS JUDe 1955

VF-14 Observes


r 36th Birthday; t

Organized In '20 er

Fighter Squadron 14, a Fleet Air

xi Jacksonville squadron based at

NAS Cecil Field, is 36 years old.

i, /+ Officers and men celebrated the
36th anniversary of? the foul M
of the squadron on June 17.

VF-14 ,Is an outgrowth of the
4'' R + 1 1A4 1t original "Aircraft Battle Force, !

Pacific Fleet," which, was formed I -......--...
in 1919 under the command of -.ur

Capt. H. C. Must! .

Formed as Torpedo Plane Squadron *

Five on -June ,15, 1920, the Hospital Officer

,, ...... ._,..... _..,.. ............. .
"""""' """' :a -- "j.'V'". ">' -.S..n.'"'" '", ," w. ? '--' "Y". .'<"'<' .--T_. IlIJn"illliii" squadron went through three des :

V" i THE STARS-Dancing in the moonlight) is ;reality at the bi-monthly : scheduled trnaUon 'change. and flew several : Awarded 2YearCourse
I at NATTCenter. Every two weeks during the summer, weather permitting, outdoor dances are held types of aircraft before receiving
on the tennis courts at the west end of the NATTCenter area. Music is provided by the Serenades, Its' present! designation of VF-14 I
and sponsored by Special Services. in 1950. At FSU

S .
Lt., Daniel Kelly, staff person
I Navy Unveils- As Fighter Squadron One in nel officer of Naval Hospital for
IIdPl YA'KlldJfl 1923, it developed and executed the
the last, years, has' been appointed
Newest Jet first format on stunt flying. Al-
tJ1' HERE ARE AKSUfcRG TO THffOUESTJOtS by the Bureau of Medicine '
fIlJ, it didn't with the
though ,
/ SERVICEMEN Mt 7>m The.Navy's newest jet tighter compare and Surgery for a two-year coursein
FAMILIES ASK VETERANS formations done by the "Blue An- business
,/.pA11NISTRA71'_THE EVERY DAY.. plane, unveiled this week, gels" of today, it was considered
was ,designed to Improve theNavy's a bachelor' of science degree at
quite daring.
(fly Armed Forces Free Srvtc) capabilities for controlof Florida State University at Talla'
Q-I am working tenmy mae guage course in a different school? the air in of As VF-1, the squadron was one hassee
areas sea operations
of the first aboard the old
ter's degree under the WWII GI A-Yes, 80 long as your and operates from aircraft 'With an outstanding record in

BUL My school does not offer a school specifically designates the I 'carriers at supersonic Langley and successfully completed his past training and experience

language course, and yet I needit course to be taken at the second speedo 127 landings in one day's operations Lt. Kelly has more than satisfied

in order to fulfill my master's school, and so long a* the credit The XF8U-1, built by Chance which was a record in 1926. the requirements for such a grant.

requirements May I take a lanrmEiZ1l you receive will be acceptedat Vought Aircraft and as yet un- It Is believed that the present day The recipient must have served

full value named, is characterized "race track" landing pattern was five years of commissioned service
by a
first used VF-1 in
by returning
Q-I am the widow of a WWI high' rate of climb, exceptional with the Navy and three yearsin
the Langley in 1926.
veteran, receiving monthly VA combat ceiling, and penetrationof a Naval hospital as well as have

pension I am receiving Survivors' the speed of sound in level graduated from the School of Hospital
In '1930, as VF-1, the squadron
FOR RENT Insurance benefits, based on my flight at Bethesda,
was assigned to the USS Ranger
4. rm. turn. apt. '60. 2561 Rossalle late husband's employment Are The engine is the Pratt and and participated in the neutrality- Md.After
those benefits considered income, a year's instruction at the
St. EV T-&32.
Whitney, afterburner equipped
patrol. When was started
for latter, Kelly served as records officer
pension purposes -
4 rm. turn apt. $60. 4441 Lexington. J-57-P-4 turbojet with a fuel VF-1, still aboard the Ranger, participated for
one and a half at
EV 9-0514, EV 92467. A-Survivor* Insurance be... economy that promises long en- In combat operations in Naval years
Hospital .
eflts, which you receive on the durance, a "must" in carrier
4 rm. unfurn. apt 2684 IXedrick North Africa. Still on the Rangerin
basis of your late husband's employment operations.. the fall of 1952.
Bt EV 9-0766. 1943, VF-1 made the first American

1 bdrm. furn. apt. 2660 Forbes St. are considered as income 'naval strikes against Ger- In January 1954, the "Top Hat-

EV 7-3697. man forces in-Norway.. ten" traded/in "bent-wing birds"

2 rm. furn. apt 3909 Boon Park Q-I borrowed some money on hstnlMRI Flight Designated VB-4 in 1944 aboard for 12 F3D-2's Banshee jets

Ave. my permanent National Service the USS Bunker Hill, the unit participated Among the recent accomplishments *

Lge. rm. 4444 Bt Johns Ave. EV Life Insurance policy. If, by Quiz' Answers in support of landings at can' be listed the outstanding

1. 229. chance, I can't repay the principal Leyt and various 'strikes in the 'job in testing the new steam

3 bdrm turn. b. .., |75. 6962 or interest, will my policy be Answers 'to Flight Instrument' Philippines Later VB-4, a.boUdthe catapult aboard the USS Intrepid
cancelled TAYour Flight Quit: on Page 3. last This the first _
Blanding Blvd. EV 8-8006. Essex, participated in strikes year. was timea

2 bdrm. unfurn. apt 1854 Riv- policy will not be 1. True. Ref.: CAR paragraph against Formosa, Okinawa, Northern jet had been steam-catapulted

eria Parkway, Riverside. EV 9- cancelled until your total indebtedness 60.30. Philippines and conducted the from a carrier

6212. equals<< or exceeds the 2. False ((1000 feet BCOB and first carrier raids against Tokyo t .

2 bdrm. unfurn. hse. Murray HilL policy's cash value. Should that 2 miles). Ref.: CAR paragraph in support of landings at Iwo VP.18's'Vel Air Chief

942 Jasmine PL EV 88076. 'happen, your policy would cease 60.42. Jima..

Share home. 1872 Ribault Pl., Avondale and you no longer would be Insured 3. True. Ref.: ANC. Retires After 20

EV 7-2339. 4. 25. The Fighting Fourteen has real The plan of the day last Wednesday -

3 rm. lower turn apt., $13 per Q-I am a disabled WWII vet- 4s ly been around. Recently the 'Top at VP-18 said, "AU hands will

week. 2037 Herschell. EV 74321. eran taking training under Public "Out with it," said the skipper Hatters" have participated in such fall in at 1300 for a special quarters -

I ''Lge. rm. pvt 2165 River Blvd, Law 16. If I am injured while "If you can't say it, sing It." operations as "Portrex" aboard the and ceremony." -

Riverside EV 8-3981. The sailor took a long breath USS Franklin D. Roosevelt in
training, would I be entitled to additional So, at a simple ceremony con-
3 rm. brick duplex, turn 1032 St VA compensation? and sang: "Should auld acquaintance 1950, "Airdex Easy," operating ducted by Comdr. H. F. Llebmann,
Claire St EV 9-5277. be forgot and never broughtto from the Siboney in 1951; and executive
officer of VP-18
A-Yes, provided your injury officers
Furn. single, double rms. 1447 resulted directly from your mind. The Bosun mate fell over 'Operation Malnbrace" In the and men of the squadron gathered

Avondale Ave. EV 9-5930. training. board-he's half a mile behind" North Atlantic aboard the Wasp to pay tribute and say farewell to

3 rm. Ige. apt 2144 Roselle St ---_-". --- Charles W. Jarvis, Radioman
3 bdrm. furn. hse. $90. 6047 Line: Chief: shipmate, first class

wood Ave. West Cornett EV 9- VP-16's Top
The headline says: "Man retires -
4 rm. upper. 3684 Hedrick. I (Continued from Page 1) after 20 years service," but
there is much more to it than that.
1 bdrm. effect apt. $50. 3236 May- class, carries great responsibility os
flower St. EV 9-5794. and a lot of know-how. CHIEF JARVIS joined the Navyon
the West Coast in 1935. After
3 rm. gar. apt $55; 1 dble rm. $9; Much background experienceand s
2 ogle rms., $8; 2601 Park. EV many months of tough check spending three years in the Philippines

; 82770. out go into the making. Patrol and China", aboard destroyers

; 3 bdrm. hse. 4617 Ulmer St. EV planes operate'independently much in 1939 he got into Naval Aviation -

of the time and whether the mis aboard the USS Minneapolis
9-8214, Ext. 789, Raker. I f
as a member ,of an Air Detachment
sion is
2 rm. furn. apt $(0. EV 7-2694. hunting unidentified subs I ; A 1
# on board the cruiser with its
2 brm hse for summer 738 Ontario mining a harbor, fleet reconnaissance

ext. 8164 or Ev 8-0521 ext. 276 or flying the North Pole on scouting plane. When the attackon

evenings. Mrs. Moore. weather recon, the PPC must con- ? ,, Pearl Harbor came. Chief Jarvis -

stantly make the right decisionson 3h Ho was flying back seat in one
FOR SALE his own. of these scouting planes and still
< 3 bdrm. hse. 6835 Oaklane Drive. t.. on the Minneapolis.
$1,500 down. $4,950 F.H.A EV
A Scotchman wrote to the editor ,HE FLEW MISSIONS in scout-.

F .. 73280. of a magazine to warn him ing planes all through the war.
.2 bdrm. hse. $1,000 down. Lakeshore -
that if publication did not stop His pilot a young Ensign then, is
Blvd. EV 87015.
printing Scotch jokes he would now a Commander stationed hereat
'2 bdrm. C.B. hse. $850 down. FHA
stop borrowing the magazine. : .. x M NAS Jax.
$43. 6937 Oak Lane Drive. EV JC'L' 0 ..:
1 When the Korean conflict broke,
75308. EXT. 488 J. :Matluk.
Chief Jarvis there in
''J bdrm. hse. $1,800 down. 6135Klngsbury MISCELLANEOUSRide __.m.on______.___ a patrol
squadron flying missions over the
Ave. EV 8-7129. wanted from Stockton, For- WHICH PILOT WAS CAPTURED-These three Fighter Squadron Formosa Straits and Korea. It

|,23' hse. trailer. 1550.. Azeala rest 7301600. :Mrs. Piercey, Ext. 62 pilots have much to say after their Navy-Air Force Survival was here that he was awarded
School at Ft. N. C.
Ensign Potosnak
Trailer Pk. Lot 197. 8244. course Bragg Joseph ,
Lt (Jf) Harry Englehart and Ensign Gardner: Tilton (left to right) three Air Medals. In 1954 after
FOR BALE Ride.wanted to Memphis or viclnl were briefed on survival and then turned loose in the North Carolina spending three years as an instructor -
!12 bdrm. 34' Vagabond- trailer. Lot ty. One way or round trip. July ,woods with a minimum of food and water and were to try at NATTC here in Jax, Chief

210, Azalea. Trailer Park. Eve weekend. Lois Knapaus, EV, 4- to evade capture by Army personnel. The two pilots smiling were Jarvis came to VP-18. lie has
able to evade the
"enemywhile the one on the left was
after 1800, call day, weekends, 7141, Ext. 712. tared the first day. VF-62 Is a Fleet Air Jacksonville squadron.cap- been here since that Urn.*