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No. 16 U. S. N. A S. Jacksonville, Fla 14 July 1955 j .
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Coast GuardsTo i Repairs On (

Train Here Chapels To

For 4 WeeksThe -

business of guarding ports Be $10,000
against possible smuggling in of ,_ _

atomic weapons will be the major i. Completion of repair work on .....,# ;..vl. .m.........' _
subject of a four weeks training the Protestant and Catholic chapels SKYRAIDERS OVER TilE MED. Ltk( ) John F. Dolan
course for Coast Guardsmen from USN, (right), recently made the 70,000th landing aboard the VSS
of Jacksonville Naval Air Coral Sea, believed to have set a new record for post-war built
three states, who have arrivedat Station, built 15 years ago, is officially ships. With him is plane captain William T, King AM2, who
Jacksonville Naval Air Stationto flight
In readiness
maintains the AD-6 (Douglas Skyraider) a
be trained as specialists in this I set as of July 24, and insufficient condition. Both men are attached to Attack Squadron 175, now
work. t time to prevent dam- operating aboard the Coral Sea with the 6th Fleet and other NATO
forces In the Mediterranean.
The Coast Guard Detachmentwill age from the high winds of the
be under reserve active duty hurricane season. The three-unil
4 including the chapels I Rear-Adm. Cornwell To DocksAt
training, having headquarters in I Midway
Building 912. The port security with the conjuction of offices be I Head ComFairJax Soon
training program will include tween them was erected at a Rear-Adm. Delbert Strother
classroom instruction, fingerprinting i combined cost of $210,000.() Cornwell will become Commander S. F; Pilots
organization and mission The repair work will have cost Fleet Air Jacksonville on
of the port security unit, as wellas approximately $10,000 when fin- Saturday, August 13, during formal
the investigation of ships in ished. This work is centered on change of command cere- I Fly Here Sat.After .
the ports, anti-sabotage, dockside erection of steel beams on both monies at the Naval Air Station,,
surveillance, facility inspection, I. .- .. ... ,, sides of each chapel building for when he relieves Rear-Adm. John' six months of operation!
and vessel seizure and guard. ITS ALL :MINE Darrell the purpose of adding strength., Perry, who has served here since in the Far East aboard the air
PHI of the Educationand
Schlirht, ,
Exactly 150 enlisted personneland Information Office at the The beams will act as additional July 26, 1954.Admiral craft carrier USS Midway, Car-
25 officers from Atlanta, Naval Air Technical Training support to the horizontal frame Perry will report to rier Air Group One is scheduledto
Savannah, Charleston, Ft. Lau- Center, clambers aboard his automobile work which supports the roof the U S. Naval Air Station, Whld- return to its home-base Satur-
derdale, St. Petersburg, and Mia- clear since, now he shipped all paid over for and for structure.The bey Island, Oak Harbor, Washing. day at NAS Cecil Field. The Mid- ,',
mi are taking part in the first six years In the Navy. Srhlicht project was brought aboutto ton, and assume similar duty way is scheduled to dock at San -
security training program received a total of $2,013 for comply with the requirementsof there. Admiral Cornwell is cur- Francisco today, where CAG-l
In charge of the program is over and immediatelyiced the Bureau of Yards and Docks rently Commander Carrier Division will be off-loaded for a cross-
Lcdr. Marvin T. Duncan, captainof .. his automobile up the ,Indebtedness leaving a.tidy on for construction of Navy buildingsin Four. His flagship is the country flight to the Jacksonvillearea.
the port at Jacksonville sum for banking. Jacksonville area, according to aircraft carrier, USS Randolph,, The exact time of arrivalis
Robert M. Grath, director of design whose home port is Norfolk, Va., uncertain due to the long flight .
Hoover Task Force Report division, Public Works DC- Born on April 16, 1900, Admiral and the possibility of unexpected \.

partment. Cornwell was graduated from the delays.
4th 000 Branch UrgedTo BuDocks specifies that all structures U. S. Naval Academy with the< Just After Christmas last year
must have strength enoughto rank of Ensign in June, 1922. He the air group boarded the Mid-
withstand wind pressures from was promoted to the rank of rear way. The carrier's operational
110 to 125 miles per hour. Mr., admiral on March 1, 1950. Admiral program, including visits to Cape
Buy Food ClothingCreation Grath declared when the chapel Cornwell holds the Legion of Town, South Africa, and Ceylon,
buildings were originally con- Merit. were curtailed as the group was
of a new branch within the Defense Department to structed, it was discovered on called in on the evacuation of

buy and distribute food, clothing, and other "commercial-type" sup- (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4)) Fire Prevention the Tachen Islands.

plies to the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps has been rec- During the latter part of Feb-
ruary they visited Manila, where
ommended by the Hoover Commission. The proposal is similar to one Elder Honor Student, Conference Here
(Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 3)
previously rejected by Congress. Storekeepers School],

The proposed Defense Supplyand Corporation. Assigned To Hawaii First In 6NDThe Federal WorkersGet
Service i The committee study offered 19 James Elder, AKAN, was the first Fire Protection Con-
would be separate from the military recommendations for changes in honor student in last week's ference held within the Sixth Second Try ,
services but of equal depart- the DOD administration. Nine of graduating class from Aviation Naval District convened Tuesdayat
mental rank.If these could be put into effect by Storekeeper School Class A at NAS Jax for a three-day pro- For Insurance
the department on its own au- the Naval Air Technical TrainIng gram of lectures, documentary
established, It would ultimately thority. Ten others, including the Center. movies, and recreational activities Federal employees who passed
handle about 25 per cent proposed fourth branch, would Elder, who Joined the NavyIn fitted into a tight schedule. up their opportunity to get (n on
of the Defense Department's require Congressional action. June, 1954: is from LaTrobe, Sixty fire chiefs, inspectors and the Federal Employees' Group
budget, the commission esti Among other recommendations, Penn. He has been assigned to security officers from within the Life Insurance program when it
mated. In addition to dealing was one that the logistical, and: VR-7 in Hawaii for duty District registered early Tuesday was offered to them last year, will

with supplies, It would admin research and development activi- morning at conference headquarters get another chance this )'cl\r-
ties of the department reorganized Info On AA Available in Bldg. 612. The invocationwas provided they act promptly
ister under
military hospitals
under a single assistant given by Chaplain HerbertP. The Civil Service Commission
the commission's plan. secretary for each field. At pres-! For all information concerning McNally, senior chaplain of estimates that about 100,000
The recommendation was contained ent these duties are distributed Alcoholic Anonymous, Station the station. A welcome aboard the waived their rights to the insurance
in the report Of a com- among five assistant defense sec- Personnel are requested to call Station was delivered by Capt. plan because of "insufficient
mittee of the Hover group head extension 648. John S. Thach, commanding offi- information on the program." A
ed by Charles R. Hook, chairmanof cer,who paid tribute to the NAS! second chance is now being offered
the Board of the Armco Steel retaries.l3 Jax Fire Department for Its out- provided employees submit
Million Come to
to standing record among major air, written revocation of their waiversto
Two Japanese Officers stations. their agencies sometlmc.durin;*
Major David Foos, local securlty July and August. They will then
Enter NATTC SchoolsTwo II istallationsimprovements
Jax Navy officer, and Donald R. Moran,' be automatically covered begin
Japanese Naval officers, Lt. NAS Jax fire chief, also partici- ning the first day they are in pay
Tadashi Kinbara of Shizuoka-ken, A bill providing for more than pated in the opening session. status following receipt-of the re.
and Lt. (jg) Takeuchi Makoto of $13 million, approved by the Ap- to the Fleet Logis George Sutton, assistant fire vocation.So .
Osaka, reported aboard tM Naval tics Terminal in the Operations protection coordinator, Office of far no official confirmation
propriations Committee, for the of
facilitate handling
Air Technical Training Center Building, to Chief of Naval Operations, put of the "second chance" offer to(
command for at Navy In the Jacksonville area has cargo and passengers; construction
Monday courses the conference into gear with a get in on the federal insurance
Training Center Schools. been: started through Congress.The of two additional communi- discussion of the Naval fire pro- program has been received at the-
cations buildings and new radio
Lt. Klnbara will attend Aviation largest amount, $9,099,200, tection program. He was followed Industrial Relations Department
Electrician's Mate School will be spent at NAS Cecil Field.It equipment to improve ground to! (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4)) Dut Leonard Eubanks, industrial
Class A, and Lt. (Jg) Makoto will will be used for construction of air communications; construction relations officer, is investigating
attend Aviation Storekeepers'School. an addition to the aircraft hangar of a taxiway between the patrol WEATHER OUTLOOK the report which appears in the
completed within the past two plane area and the runways; and! Friday Warm with minimum current NAVY TIMES. One certainty -
The former officer 1J\ a former years; for construction af a second additional aircraft operating aprons temperatures at 74 and afternoon however is that the pay
Aviation Maintenance Officer at eas-west 8,000-foot Jet runway; adjacent to the Overhauland thunder showers. raise now in effect for classified
and for airfield Repair DepartmentThe skies with employees In many cases has
the Kandya Air Base, Japan, while pavement. Saturday Cloudy
Lt. (jg) Makoto, who is also a NAS Jacksonville will absorb newly commissioned Naval high. temperatures reaching 92. raised the Insurance benefit. The
former Aviation Maintenance Of- $2,224,000 in construction of a new Auxiliary Air Station Mayport Sunday Hot, cloudy with' benefit It based on the thousand
ficer, served at the Tateyama Aviation photographic laboratory, at I ,the comes In for a tidy, $738,000, pro- afternoon showers continued thru I' dollars figure next above the !iv4ti
Station. corner of ,Saratoga and ,Ballard; (Please Turn to Page 9, Col. S) Sunday evening. rtdual employee' basic salary


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I ., TWA.. JAX AIR NEWS 14 July 1955
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Published every Thursday for Navy and Mailnt actMUet at Naval Air ti tis Catholic
Station JacXsonvllIe Fla, Maas-0800
>. If AS. JacasBIU 0000. IOAA
Opt John S. Thach Commanding Officer ,, e '. Chapel.
Comdr. John N. M'era k1eCUUVe ufaccrFket -0800.
AIr "acb..lIIe I
Rear Ac n. John rel't7 Commander few new 'titles 0830.:
t.apt.: IUcbard 0 Greene Chid I.If Staff Comparatively
t1let Air "'''W Cietew: I are released by publishers at this -Mass at llosptb _
"apt. Edwin J. S. Young .__._....., --_ CommnderComdr. the June .
Frank D. lleyer Chief SWf oUt rNanl time of the year but selection
All' Tecll.leal Tnlalt Crater now available in your Mormon
Capt. U..nlT C. Detttn ( Commanding Officer 'l'hW-SdaY-AIl
Comdr 1d'A'ard!; W. llhop xecuttve: OtbcerI4aral libraries, includes enough varietyof S&lnt
Ilwpit1Capt. fine material to satisfy practic- : Room
rftlIt'1 ........,.... Commanding Officer. Science
Capt.. L A. Newton Fxecuuve OtacerAITU ally all reading interestspleasure -

( profit, study or relaxation. 'apt. WlllOn R. tartlets: Commanding OnicerComdr on
: LaurIOC. F. teUllnbBitn: asxecntlve Officer Good Housekeeping Cook Book. ramp.

The JAX Am NEWS It published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station, The new edition of this favoriteis PROTESTANT
Jacksonville Florida, and printed commercially with appropriated fund beautiful! Any cook book seemsto July 14
at no expend to the government and In cotnpllanre with NAVKXOS P-35, Kev.Nov. :> Saint's Choir
1945. Cupid are dlntrlbuUd free of chart at the Naval Air Station, the reach best seller status withus iehfor-
Naval Air Technical Training Center Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the
U. S. Naval Hospital. (especially with summer pic-
July 11
Editor-Andrew II. Tlancy nics, visitors, and parties to plan
Ward Acting SN. Edlto >-Beda Moore; Stan RIIP
The JAX Alit NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service.AFP3 in demand. Chaplain Nickelson.
material appearing In this publication may nut Iw reprinted without I ._--'.-----. School for ages 4
the written permlMlon of Armed Forces l'reu Service. Reixibllrattnn of other I Automotive Fuel, Lubricating
matter except by srrvlc publication, U prohibited It out permission ol and Cooling Systems. Profusely PERT LUCY High. BKig.! 804.
Editor: JAX Alit NCWS. : of Divine
Editorial oMcci located Main Administration Building.! Dioke extensions illustrated with diagrams and With more curves Woi-
8344, 21fc and 8164.Young I pitchers in the Stevenson
photographs for the men who always -
American Leagnrs Service' of
Folks In want to know more about daintily displays Carpenter
cars. town actually
bentlemen, Start Your Engines Jess stert. What will United Fellowship of

Good Fellowship ProjectsIf Another for automobile enthusiasts of next Lucy's will meet at BMg 804
Columbia's "My ) will Include third film
is an autobiography of an
you are planning on getting I of Paul" series :No ad
engineer who is more famous
as beach parties and barbecues as Two Correspo
married either in the
near or daredevil
a racer-Wilbur Shaw
scheduled several weeks.
distant future, an opportunity to every The Human Machine Not about Courses For eIay, July 19
become familiar with some per- Three member of the Hub, Lutheran Instruction
about Sub-titled
tinent problems will be offered Marian Everette, Barbara Crow you. Available at the Pie i per All
"Biological Science for the Arm-
by "The Responsibility of TakingA ell, RM3, and Elizabeth Smith spondence Course .
ed Service
: consider
we this
Family" and "A Christian Atti- RMFN, made up a Retreat Planning of the most interesting books new Officer Episcopal Instruction

tude Toward Sex," two in a series Committee which helpedCha we've Courses, ( Nickelson. Lldjr
seen on this important sub
of talks and discussions en- lain Carpenter arrange a Pets 10717-A), and

titled "Institute of Christian Living two-day retreat held at St. Si ject.Your Best Foot Administration and ( July 20

." mon's Island, Ga., July 2 and 3. to-the-minute Forward. Up- Pers 10926)). k Prayer Senior!
guide to social us-
The United Fellowship of Pro- Periods of devotion and Bible! ape for young moderns. International Law, Pieper offers a service

testants are sponsoring from study, planning sessions fishing, The New Emily: Post's Etiquette text of the same and meditation each

September through October these swimming and sightseeing made in addition to the full}) G. Fenwick, covers y eveningfor those who,

talks aimed to give aid for Chris the retreat a huge success. FromSt. coverage which has made other' international law, the a service.

tian living in military, civilian, Simon's The United Fellow editions a byword on the subject of the community of ,I

and community life. ship of Protestants brought home. has an added section especially}) substantive rules of

"Mental well-being; and a ma- with them a new Constitution by for and about young people. law, and Instrument

ture outlook on life is largely which the organization will govern Man On Spikes. Story of the for the settlement of
itself and a suggested pro claims. 5)i
dependent on the individual'sspiritual long heartbreaking struggle ofa Quiz
for the future.On
gram I Electronics
growth, declares Chaplain player determined to reach the
M. S. Carpenter. To stimulatethis the agenda of coming events top in professional baseball. Good Supply, covers the ( time to time I'AWTI-

growth in Naval Air StationJacksonville.s will be a series of talks in No choice for baseball fans who like responsibilities of > Able, XAS

young people, last vember on the "Four Freedoms"and realistic reading. terial officers and '! own Instrument

September Chaplain Carpenter "Traditions of How We Cel Queen's Knight No list is complete tions, procedures, and school, ulll pose ques ,

began The United Fellowship of ebrate Christmas" ] without one historical novel. veloped by the instrument flight,; and

Protestants. At present club officers are: King Arthur and his Court inspired ing electronic ).

The group, which meets every John Nelson, DK3, president; this colorful tale. I one, the Colonel to these question II'

Sunday evening in building 804 Elizabeth Smith, RMFN, program Tooth and the Nail. Mystery show, for he is the publications ate .

has grown to over 100 members, chairman r Ltjg( ) Anne Breeneis, with a new slant to intrigue the I key-drinking cat on page 8.

and is but one of several similar : worship chairman; Barbara Cro most avid who-dun-it reader. tles with and for him.Your : \

activities in Armed Forces installations I well!1 RM3, special projects, Jackie Blazing Border Hosses and Assignment returning from pal tiCI-'

designed to promote good I ( Coble, secretary-treasurer, and guns on the Mexican borders most duties wherein a valid

Christian fellowship Worship Bonnie Holtzman, refreshments shortly after the Civil War. for service rating could not be i

services study and discussion chairman Leaps the Live Thunder. Civil teresting chapters will be granted a pe

meets, lectures, recreation activi- War spies and ,..". in
counter-spies "
could L ditions overseas "" '''''''''''' '
ties, and refreshments keep the add up to just another novel but families are sent. It qualify.i :

young people active and inter- you won't find I
MOVIES: another Colonel tally, interesting on an IFR clcai-
ested. Turpentine. If the movies do this one! plan to provide for

A typical meeting: begins with _._ minutes of fuel

worship services which consist of Thursday, July 14 CROSSWORD PUZZLE upon arrival at alter I
either hymns meditation reading Mainside The Beachcomber ;
the works of great authors, ser- (drama); Robert Newton, Glyn- ACROSS e f l 7 r flight plan may be

monettes by members nis Johns. 1-SuordimaValur terminal
group or mjr.uke 1 IJ ''I In flight at the
Bible study. NATTC You're Never Too Temporary 4: Truth: ( I flight plan filed

After worship the associationmay Young (comedy); Dean Martin etoPlllnc place IJ Iff 17 I conducting IFR flights

hear a lecture or continue Jerry Lewis, Diana Lynn U-Nxlat II-Ox of Celebes. ) ''I ''i '/.1" : 10: with ATC clearances

studies on a current topic. At present Hospital The Golden Coach 14 IS::Century Outfit plant L : comply with the Qiw*

!! they are engaged in studying (color drama); Anna Magnani. Tradesman II-Drier ., """ V r.tZ n V/VIf; while flying out of air

"The Life of Paul" with the aid Friday, July 15 I 20- : &\Ion'h Z ; : 3. control zones when the

of films. Stimulating mental recreation Mainside Naked Jungle (color 31Man'snickname JI la less than three
may be pursued with drama); Charlton Heston, Eleanor :23 22:--IN Man favor'a name of :..0 Li :

games, puzzles, or mind readingstunts. Parker. Ik-verage 61'.1: >7 'l./ ..4 -
The three-hour session of NATTC The Beachcomber; 2ttelai'.1
devotion and conversation is ; (drama); Robert Newton, Glyn- 31-Jai measure>ane lIe ?: 'iO /I'h/ 'II lety Begins

brought to a close with the serv- nis Johns. :32-loiwd tor L..-. .. 'IJ. 'I s V/ ""

ing of refreshments. II Hospital You're Never Too JJ-il elal r rll.telltr ri OJ''' Iff IU h The Home

Besides these group meetings I Young (comedy); Dean Martin, :31-article liMlcnnUu fi for afety in the

the club members have spent t Jerry Lewis Diana Lynn -ltabylonlan r jJ
abode of the .
hundreds of hours at the YMCA Saturday, July 16 dead ss A
37-Htxlent3S : : : rugs.
Opportunity House doing such Mainside-Robbers Roost (col- -Nahoor sheep ladders.a.t the bot
:3J-Tibetan priest DOWN __...
tasks as scrubbing and painting. or western); George Montgom 40-<;ave food te 7a; climbing them.
Leading the children of the set cry Bruce Bennett 41-Near ;-1'ont "\ 2-0re\t lake \ {
tlement in recreation makes up a NATTC Naked Jungle (color 41-Malnlal* I-<.'harael.r In It-'fAIlUre A slate labbt) (. reach knife handles
of their work. Another drama) Charlton 47-Reject lit Uncle Tome -
large part ; Heston, El- 51-Also ': Cabin" 22-Itullahle than the blade
big project is the sponsoring of eanor Parker. 32 31:Crala-Short. JatkU i-CoUeeUoa..-\\'ate dial. 01 2t-Partnt 25- lan'.. same(eo oca,) overload electrical

Sunday School classes in new HospitalThe Beachcomber *4-Greek letter tact. II-nh' la 44-t .
churches.The (drama); Robert Newton, Glyn- 31-l IS-Plow..eaae f e-lrabrokem 7-eandle circle y7-it.. In Asia : matches out of the
recreation committee, with I nis Johns. -Man'n t-Water can 2t-'lI'k totter toff '- small children.
nK'hnim t-In :
Elaine CarIson, ETAN, as I its If- 'a,,'. blp 12-"llIIt 3f1-lIumln.tect /'-.... leave toys or other
noisily )f" .
chairman, takes care of planning Alcatraz: Pen with a lifetime alellaame u-r..talnn. -... on stairs or in

social events for the club, such guarantee. (Answer to Crossword Puzzle on Fare 5 ; -


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- 14 July 1955 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three .I


1000 Three new members took the .

HAPPIER Navy Wives' pledge to become 1

full-fledged members. They were

LIVING Helen Rosier, Mary Tolley, and ,

1'1' Peggy Faulkner.A .

(This it the first in a new Jcut I Kiddie King and Queen Con- J1
test to be held in the NattCenter y _
Air Newt 'erV.em 77inf for
anti auditorium will be sponsored by

Healthier, Happier Liming). I the club Friday, August '7, at tLib"

The art of acquiring beauty 1600. There will be loving cups : L

ap and charm has been practiced by I awarded to both boys and girlsin

the following age groups: bab- ..tWELCOME
men and women .since primitive I
ies thru one year, one through
times. Today we strive even more three, three through five, five i

Dt- to cultivate these qualities which, through eight, and eight through I b

if skillfully used, can bring zest twelve. Cups awarded to the prettiest -'
twins and brother and sister
and fullness to everyday living.
ion' combinations. A special popularity
WOMEN TEARS AGO used to cup will go for the most dona-

spend hours beautifying them tion tickets sold in the name of -
9 t
ABOARD Members of the Indoctrination Classes held periodically by the Information
selves. Ointments, herbs, pomades anyone child. A one-dollar regis- and Education office prepare to climb aboard a station bus for a tour of the base. The classes

01" coloring tints, were all in- tration fee will be charged per are intended to familiarize white hats and Waves with their new duty station Standing: (left to
family regardless of the numberof right) are Larry Hall, SA; C. T. Winston, AA; Joseph Costello AA; William Bur chett, AA; Billte.
0//. cluded in their array of beauty children entered. The contestis McKenzie, SA; Wanda Earwood, DKSA; and J. It. Chaff, AIM.

aids. A mummy or a pre-Incan open to all Navy and civilian '"

of girl which was taken from a tomb I children.' Indoctrination Classes Introduce ,

,)H. in Peru had plucked eyebrows; A registration booth is to beset

1m bobbed (hair, tinted fingernails : up at Venetia Shopping Cen-

d. ter from 1600 to 1800 on Friday, Newcomers To Rules FacilitiesNewlyarrived
and toenails, reddened lips!, and
rouged cheeks. July 15. Further information may ,

be obtained from the station nursery -
Of course, that is an extreme, personnel are
or from any of the contest up the major part of the instruc-
""n but today's women, with less time, given the opportunity every two
committee members I
including tion held at the Education Center.
sometimes tend to forget that good weeks through a three-day indoc-
Polly Lawrence, Kay Botthoff, A bus tour of the base and a
grooming is essential for happier trination course to acquaint
In Bette Corson, Betty llickman, plane hop to surrounding areas
themselves with station rules and
Phyllis Blessinger, Ruth Damon, make the new white hat feel wel- f
g facilities offered here at the Naval -
rRACnCAUY everybody Is and Marjorie Bradley, chairman.The come. Lectures on uniform and i
Air Station.
now agreed that the bath is the next meeting. of Chapter fire regulations, automobile safety -

( foundation of good grooming. This 8G will be held on July 20. All Sponsored by the Informationand military law, and discipline H ,,
Education Office data the
seems to be no obvious that there wives of enlisted Naval and Ma- on hope to reduce disciplinary problems
e physical of the base wellas
part as
h is some danger of dismissing' the rine personnel are urged to attend and to present station regu
advice subjects concerninglife
subject with this one remark.t -- on lations.To .
(t aboard their station make
: new
"'. tnd baths are much too Interesting bring home with emphasisthe

not to be talked about ;:. : lack of judgment in breakingthe "1*. t,

- Make :your bath or shower a .i i. \. Uniform Code of Military
luxurious delight. It's a healer, Justice, the movie, "Easy Out,*'

and every day it can mend up a ;J : ,. is shown, pointing out the consequences -
little of the frazzled edge of your .I of a bad conduct dis

nerves soothe your tired ,;; ,; charge. ,

body, restore you to peace with I Many departments contributeto

yourself and the world. The dcli- ;;::1'-'f. the course, offering help and

cious feeling of the lukewarm water .... .' 1 [ .'t explaining their objectives.

can bring a tense body to the : i ; Special Services familiarizesthe

point of sleep.ACCORDING. (:, : .. .,....'.. ," white hat with recreational f .
facilities the Medical
; Department
TO Hazel Rawson
'' ti: emphasizes sick call hours ]lists
. ,
Cades' "Good Looks for Girls", a "II..,
'' services available, and Rives instructions _.-
book which is chock full of groom- .
4 "' j on artificial respiration, BOO JlOO-1'hat's! the "cry"of
ing advice, the cleansing
the after their
I sunburn, sunstroke and heat new personnel
method is to use lots of soap lather ex- visit to the tear gas chamber,
on the skin and to scrub vigorously. l haustion. part of the three-day Indoctrination -
) The Red Cross fulfills its obli. Course held by the Education : I
I perspiration, oily
,, skin secretions. and tiny outworn __m.__ _. _._____. gation to new personnel with information C. Klme and ,Information AA, comes scurrying Office.E. -.
skin particles are removed in this AND AWAY WE GO Off on an air tour of NAS Jar and on emergency ; out after be had donned his
way. Special attention should be surrounding territories to the newcomers. Wanda Earwood, DKSA, leave extensions, humanitarian mask in the gas filled chamber,
I to member of the Indoctrination class, gingerly, looks about as she transfers or discharges, and finan- taken it off, rrrited his name
paid elbows, knees, neck, un-
boards the plane.Personnel cial assistance. and service number,. and re-
derarms, and any other areas that I donned his mask. ,
Information Education Office ,
have : apd ------ -
a tendency to collect an undue -
Chief Atwood HcaIsAdministration tells how to obtain
amount of either dirt or per- or sup
Waves To Celebrate13lh
I spiration. plement a high school education. [

At The nature of USAFI courses,
After scrubbing, all soap should I what Anniversary
colleges accept them, how
'J be rinsed carefully from the skin
; Sat PrisonCharles
Florida ( long they are and how much they
:,. here Is where the shower really cost, is discussed.Of Ultra-Modern ClubThe

shines. If the bath has been mod- A. Alwood, HMC, said"goodbye" interest to all is the lectureon
.. erately warm, some people find It Enlisted Men's Club at
with the
to active duty Advancement in Rate, givingthe
: refreshing and stimulating t* follow Cecil Field will take on a Nauti-
., ( are invited to visit Navy during a simple ceremonyat necessary requirements for
with cooler rinse. This closes
the pores a aa they say, and Is the USO Servicemen's Club at 37 0900 Wednesday, July 13, in taking rating examinations.One cal appearance Friday, July 22,
the office of Capt. Edward C. of the most interesting when the Jacksonville Station
thought to be especially good In West Monroe St. The club is open
commanding officer of phases of the course, is the morn- Waves invade the ultra-modern
cold weather, making the body from 0900 to 2330 dally). ,
ing spent in ABC School Lec-
the Navy Hospital of Jacksonville
more resistant to chilling. atmosphere of the new building
Thursday, July] M Dancing; Naval Air Station.In tures and movies give an understandable
TIIIS HELPFUL little book on the occasion of their 13th an-
goes class. the presence of more than a knowledge of atom

on to say that in hot weather Friday, July 15 TV, games, dozen chief petty officers of the bomb destruction, merical aspectsof niversary.The .

when the skin is overheated and special food.Saturday hospital staff, Capt. Kenney read nuclear radiation, and detec- semi-formal event in the

Irritated a pleasantly cooling effect Chief Alwood's orders to Fleet tion and preparation for biological form of a dance is being held in

may be had by adding a lit- July 16-Girl of the Reserve. The chief had completed and chemical warfare. A trip honor of the Waves' thirteen

tle bicarbonate of soda or a ta- Month Dance with music by NAS 20 years active duty. through a tear gas chamber follows years in naval service. Hours for

blespoonful of tincture of benzoin Jumping Jar. He came to Jacksonville Naval a demonstration of donninga dancing are from 2100 to 2400

to the bath. Sunday, July 17 Dunking Air Station on limited duty ser- protective mask. with Charlie Connor's Combo

But to really get the utmost Round Table, free coffee and do- vice from the USS Chilton (APA- At the end of the three days, furnishing the music.

pleasure from bath finish it home Norfolk Va. At the newcomers much the
your nuts, then off to church with 38)), port emerge All wishing to attend arc cor-
cff with a generous sprinkling of the hospital he became attached wiser. dially invited and a special in.
talcum or body powder. Some of junior hostesses; community singat ,to-the administrative departmentin vitation extended to all Waves

I these powders are deodorant; that 1730, vespers and refreshments charge of Lcdr. Shelley L. Nat'l. Supervisors Meet\ on inactive duty in the Jacksonville

J Is, they neutralize any body odors by Riverside Presbyterians. Free Lewis. The chief has not retiredto The National Association of Supervisors area.

t I and keep you fresh and dainty. movie at 2000.Monday spend the rest of his life just The highlight of the eveningwill
Local No. 11 will hold
L Above all else, in bathing be as July 18 Ping pong fishing and relaxing, but reports be the cutting of the Waves

:, leisurely as possible. "A quick and song fest.Tuesday tomorrow morning for duty as its next regular meeting at 1930 birthday cake in a ceremony at

o{ tub' is a catchy phrase, but the July 19 Game night. hospital administrator at the Florida Thursday, July 14, at the YMCA,
\ 2200.Men's
I bath of really solid worth is the Wednesday, 'July 20 Dancing State Prison at Raiford. 325 East Duval Street. Door dress for the dance has

,' one for which you have plenty of to the music of, the NAJTC: Sere-, ,His home; is at 2017 Prospect prizes will be'given. Alf members. 'been designated as tie and jacket

:' time an well U enthusiasm.' naders. Street, E., In Jacksonville, are urged to attend or' dress uniform

(Pane Four JAX AIR NEWS 14 July 1955 i

.. -Insurance- Deadlines Comdr. Comes;

The Industrial Relations department ToN AS As New

wishes to remind Naval

Air Station personnel of two im- ComptrollerLcdr.

portant insurance deadlines.

July 15 marks the deadline for George R. Brickley, Fiscal;
Officer with collateral ;
duty >
enrollment and
Polio insurance
comptroller for the past year, has
renewals. Renewals remain in moved over to relinquish part of,

current force if made before the his job to Comdr. Ralph D. Ettin-,

deadline. Applications together ger.
Comdr. Ettinger, who
with premiums may be submitted reported I
here Monday as the new comp.
to the department representative -
troller has
recently completed a-'
or to the Employee Relation graduate course in business ad-'!

Office, Industrial Relations De- ministration at George Washing

Building 907. ton University preparatory to his'
..,. .. .. ,, .__.. partment,
-"' "'-- -'" -- .h. --- present assignment. In
PORT AND STARBOARD LIFE Duty in the operating room at Naval Hospital is strenuous Blue Cross and Blue Shield, attained his BS degree 1951 at he
fo?- the students at Operating Room Technical School. Here an open reduction of a fractured arm premiums for the month of Julyare I the
I furnishes experience with some members of the'snrrlcal staff. They are (left to right) Arthur University of Maryland.
Anderson, IIM3: Lt. M. II. Carrier, orthopedic service; LtJg( ) Ames, graduated Intern; Comdr. due July 18 and 19. j While attending Marshall Col-

Friend, Chief of Orthopedic Service; Daniel Daley, 1IM3. lege, Huntingdon, W. Va., Comdr.,

Ettinger played Varsity football

Room Techs In 1940 he entered the Navy, and:

was commissioned the followingyear

on completing training at
,t NAS Pensacola.
Trained At }
HospitalOperating During World War II he servedas

navigator with Squadron VP-

"On location" characterizes the smallest school among the 32 in Panama and later as admin

commands centered at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. Leading a istration officer with VPB-121 in

port and starboard life, the four students clad in the green robes the Pacific., From 1948 to 1950 he

signifying their profession have little time apart from the "in cha- was projects officer with experimental -'

racter" nature of their training. I 3 I ,t rMR squadron VX-4, becoming

Living their job perhaps playsa commanding .officer of VP-21
training school is due to Lt. Shir- f
from 1952 to 1954.
more practical and certainly a ley Bailey, operating room super- i-: He holds the Navy Cross, the
more dramatic part than does the visor, hospital authorities declare. Air
Medal with four stars, and
basic acquisition of textbook With over 12 years of service in <.8 .
/ ; I Unit citation and campaign rib ,
the Lieutenant has
knowledge for those who makeup Navy, Bailey I bons. With their two children _
served at Pearl Harbor San Fran-
the rolls of the Operating Daniel, 6, and Christopher, 4, .
cisco, and New Orleans as wellas
Room Technicians School at the having taken a postgraduatecourse Comdr and Mrs. Ettinger are at
: : A home aboard the station in Quarters
Naval Hospital in operating room techni- r J. J.

Provided with two new students Mo.que at City Hospital, St. Louis, In his present duty, Comdr.

every three months on orders Ettinger will be ably assisted by

from the Bureau of Personnel, Operating room technicians who Philip D. Myers, deputy comp

two experienced technicians trained go into civilian life are in great 'troller since April, 1954, when

here receive orders to permanent demand, especially to replace """ ,.."" ........... ,.,.._"..-".. .....'".-. the office was first established at
duty stations. I nurses, whose numbers are so
naval air stations.CREDIT .
limited at the time
present pointed
Jacksonville is one of eight I 4 .
arrived Chief of Surgery, former Comdr. F. V. Berley (left), is
naval hospitals giving intensive out Miss Bailey."Improvements now Captain Berley, having last week officially received his pro.
training in operating room tech- in instrumentsand motion through Capt. Edward C. Kenney, Commanding: Officer UNION
in of the Naval Hospital. Coming here from Naval Hospital Bethesda,
nique. Other naval contemporary as
surgery Capt. Berley has been Instrumental in introducing his specialty, FINANCES FIRSTlJOTOR
working in cooperation with Bu- well as the availability of latest chest surgery, into the program of the hospital.
Pers in this specialty are thoseat equipment at the Naval Hospital CARThe

Newport, R. I.; Charleston, S. Jacksonville give the operatingroom Bank Celebrates Policy On Vets
C.; Memphis, Tenn.; Portsmouth, technicians here an excep local Navy Credit Union

Va.; Camp Pendleton, Calif.; tionally well-grounded back has added another service for its
Bremerton, Wash.; and Corpus ground in a professional field," 12 Years At NASThe Benefits OverpayWaivers members, in the financing of new

Christi, Texas. Lieutenant Bailey commented automobiles up to two-thirds of the
Naval Air Station Facility and forfeitures involvIng
The two most recent graduat-
ing technicians were Willa Han- New Device Reduces of the Barnett National Bank is $800 or less will now be taken cost.The first to take advantage of

celebrating 12 years of continuous over by field committees of the the new loan service was CameronW.
HM3 the first Wave to have
sen, ,
Roll Pitch Of
been a student at the local OR Ships service to military and civil- Veterans Administration to relieve Paulk, GF-1, of the Naval
ian personnel this month. the work load of the Central Of- Technical
Weapons School, Naval Air
Technicians School who received
A boon to seasick sailors is
orders to remain at Naval Hospital in Located in its original quarters, fice in Washington. Heretoforecases Training Center. Paulk is
seen stabilizing
a new
Jacksonville; and Jack Kings- the bank has been enlarged three with $500 limits were in now the proud possessor of a new

bury, 11M3, who has left for the intended to reduce the roll and times and the staff has grown their jurisdiction.The 1955: sedan.

submarine tender USS Bushnell, pitch of the Navy','ships abroadon from three to 13. new ceiling will give veterans The Credit Union, now In Its'

AS 15, home port at Key West. the the deep blue seas. The unit provides New York speedier service by having fourth year of operation in Building
drafts, Travelers Cheques and claims for overpayments or payments 40, was organized to encourage -
To be appointed to any of the The Bureau of Ships, which
Technician Schools a hospital observed results obtained by the money orders, and collects items in error processed at lower thrift among its members and,t
from other banks at the requestof levels. Each regional'district office through their combined savings, to
corpsman must have completed Denny Brown stabilizer installedin
personnel. Small loans and car has a field committee besides extend low-cost credit to them for|
20 months of shore duty or more Canadian Arctic patrol
financing are not handled at the the two In the Veterans Benefit approved Membership f
stabilizers purposes. 1
vessels and similar
than 12 months if he is on sea ,
used in station facility, but are referredto Office, Washlngtoa Is open to all military and civilian I\
duty at the time of application.An ocean-going passenger
: the downtown offices of the If a veteran Is overpaid for any personnel employed at any Naval |
ships is of the
interview with a navy medi- reportedly opinion
bank. VA benefit, the decision as to a1
shore in Duval County,
cal officer must find him motivated the U. S. Navy ought to at least' activity .
The bank is Open for business whether he pays back the moneyIs well as to their,families.
for such training. Two try one out in a vessel of its own. 'I
Monday through Wednesday and decided by the field committee.If Loans are made for such pur
years of high school are the Tentative to install
plans are a
Friday from 1100 to recovery would defeat the '
1500; Thurs- pur- poses as purchase of new caw,
minimum academic requirements Denny Brown stabilizer in a des- days, 1100 to 1700; and Saturday, pose of the benefit or would be home repairs, consolidating bills, ;
and his request for the appoint- troyer-type vessel, most likely one
1000 to 1200. against "equity and good consci household appliances, and similar'needs '
ment must be voluntary Agree- already in service. If successful, In addition to Edward O. Clements ence" and if the veteran is not at Interest Is held to a mere,
ment "to extend" or 24 monthsof it will probably become regular fault the
assistant cashier and man- committee might allow one percent of the unpaid balance:
obligatory] service automatic- equipment for all types.,of Navy ager, the staff includes Head Teller the veterans to keep the money. every month. The time limit on'
ally applies. .
vessels. .
..,. R. A. Yordan; Secretary Mrs. t all loans is 24 months.
With lectures -- --
and demonstra-
Era Nichols; Exchange Teller Fishing PredictionsFishing The Credit Union now has more
tions in twice-a-week classes I Five Students Named For Mrs. Irene Shields; Tellers Mrs. for black bass shouldbe than 2,500 members, its assets be

films, and instructions on the job, Good Conduct AwardsFive Muriel Cook, Mrs. Ruby Fuqua, good this weekend as the ing approximately $300,000. Eligible

the course includes among many and Mrs. Kathryn White; Head dark of the moon will be Tuesday, personnel may join by paying
more the following aspects: inst persons were cited last I Bookkeeper Mrs. Betty McMinn; July 19.Comdr.. a small membership fee and pur

ruments-types, sizes, makes, use; week at Meritorious Mast by Capt. and Bookkeepers, Mrs. Lois Hill, W. E. Henry of Com- chasing one or more savings sharesat

general technique set-ups for Henry C. DeLong, Commanding Mrs. Patricia Karas, Mrs. Jackie FairJax and Fred Tappan, Doug five dollars each. Dividends at
different types of cases such as Officer of the Naval. Air Tech- Denker and Miss las Aircraft
Muriel Brun- Corporation repre- a rate of four per cent are paid
orthopedic or craneology; suture; nical Training Center, with Good ettL sentative tried their luck again annually In January. '

and sterization. Conduct Medal Awards. I t the past weekend and came up Further information may be ob

Much of the success of this Included were Donald L. Peter- Bridget had been discharged. with six bass in McGirt's Creek. tained by calling Joseph F. O'Con-

son, AE1, of AE-A School, second Extracting a $5 bill from her roll, (Best times for fishing this nell, president, at Ext 8247; Sammie -
Teacher: Can-you define non- award; David Justus, AE2, AE-B she threw it to Fido. The shocked weekend are as follows: Whittington, vice-president, at
sense, Johnny? School, Delbert Willson, AE3, AE- mistress heard
,her exclaim: ; Saturday, ,July 16-0500 to Ext. 327 J or Cecil Acree, treasure
Johnny: Sure. That's an ele- A School; 'Raleigh Cooper, AE3, "Sure'n 1 ;niVer fergit a friend; 1130;:,1500 to 1930. at Ext 8114. 'The: Credit Un
phant hanging over a cliff with NAWS School; and George:'Kitch- That's for helpin'. me wash the Sunday,. July 1'r' ,,0500, ion, office Is: pen'.M nda8 through'
his tail curled around a daisy. eli, ANt AL-A School, first awards. dishes.'! 100.1600: to 1930. Fridays fconi 1100 to 1600.


14 July 1955 JAX AIR NEWS page live


FAW-11 Staff, VP-16. VF-103, Fasron 109, VP-S, VW-4, VC-62

Scouting- Jacksonville Area Squadrons : r _, r .

FAW-11 Staff unit of the Navy's air arm. the organized confusion ,of a hurricane ; s
Donald L. Calkins, YN1, departed The squadron is looking forward* warning. ;. ew rPid

to its participation In the Fleet- Nine men have recently transferred
for duty afloat this week, upon
Wide Competitive Gunnery Exec into VW-4, of which eight i T
his transfer from the staff to
cises: and Is putting forth every have yet to share this feeling Rob-
the USS Wyandott (AKA-92)). effort to win the coveted squadron ert L. Meeker, ALC, was placedon

Congratulation are In order to "E", awarded for the over-all our roles In time to celebrate a

the Staff<< Anti-Submarine War: high scoring squadron at the end his third hurricane season with .. ....f ,' '..J
.ate....., .,"''',wrrt" I :,v.l:iwbidc l d+.;;:a avw+ian I : .J
fare Officer, Lcdr. William Carrier of each fiscal year. the "Cane" hunters Although his \ IN A NAME?-Names, in this case, make news. They
0 5 first two were with the squadron also pose a puzzler for Amos Acree (left), education consultant
:Jr., USN, who was promotedto Fauna 109 i when it wasknown as VP-23, he of Aviation Ordnance Schools at the Naval'Air Technical Training I IVRAT'S
rank last week Center he scrutinizes left to ) Pfc. JImmie
the new Three men reenlisted last week, undoubtedly recalls the excitementof as ( right Dorsey,
SrU John Garner, and Airman Apprentice Jackie Gleason. If you
Staff pilot completed a busy they were "J". B. Roach, AMC; flying Into 100-knot gales. never heard those names before you just "ain't Ilvln'"
week, which included an Opera- Robert R. Ballard, AD2 and Rob- Meeker returned to the squadron

tional Readiness Inspection: for Patrol ert J, Shute, ATI. Two were discharged after a tour of duty with VC-12 recruiting duty. The only other Toothaches

Squadron 18. Earl Shaler, Jr., YN2, and later with VP-34. transfer was John J. Parker, PHI,
News items from VP-16 In the and Daniel J, McKenna,, SN. The eight neophyte are Charles to Boston Massachusetts.

future will be conspicuous by their Two mm from the squadron are F. Stenbeck, ATAN: ; Alfred J. Squadron growth continued AilmentIn

absence since that unit deployedthis packing their seabags and getting Martino, ATAN; Perry W. Gene, with six men reporting aboard, Big
week to North Africa,, the aboard and William A. Erhold,
ready for duty the USS ATAN; and no discharges. Leroy Gassett,
land of the Casbah and the Forrestal. They are John Marshall ATAN-all coming to VW-4. direct ALC, Lewis J. Wright, AD3, Paul U.S.

mighty Sahara.. AN, and Melvin cyicspie, SN. from NATTC Memphis, Tennessee; G. St. Clair, AM3, Kenneth M. Navy

The squadron golf team earned I Leonard W. Kohn, AD3, from NAS Cooperman, AN, William T. Rich-
VP-16 According to a recent report ,
two and one-half more points Jax; Roger E. Beaayiff, AA, fromNATTC ards, AN, and Bobby C. Clements,
Recently the officers of the by the Dental Branch of the Of-
against FA WTU. Carrol Mabry, Norman, Oklahoma; and AA, checked in during the last
Squadron conducted a "farewell" Frank J, Kozubal, ADC, from flee of Naval Research, the lead
CS2; Chief Cardwell, and Comdr. week to swell the enlisted ranksof
party at the Grand Ballroom of ing malady among men in blue is
CVS-32 aboard the USS Leyte
Robert P. Williams gained these the squadron to 426, a new
the Seminole Hotel. Orchid leis tooth decay.
points. Mabry's score of 43 was Lee A. Landrum, AM3, from all-time high.Offduty .
for the ladies weer flown in by Capt. M. Meradith, senior den
low for the tcant.S VW-(', Structures Division, received e I .
commercial air from Hawaii, and ..... tal officer, and his staff of eight
a transfer to ATU 206 at
"a good time was had by all. .. Dentists and H Dental Technicians
Pensacola, and W. E. Kimbrough,
"Farewell" were said to Lcdr. Neal can vouch for the above
wind ADC, went to VC-62 here at NAS
Plans are in the for a big
Craig and Lt. (Jg) Jerry Johnson, statement since they care for
both permanently leaving I the surprise party for the families Jax for permanent duty. nearly 2,000 patients per month, ,
squadron. and friends of Patrol Squadron 5. Honorable discharge were given most of whom are tooth decay

On Thursday last, the officers It'll be the long awaited chance to William H. Day, ADAN, victims. .

conducted a "farewell" party at for everyone to see how the MAD who promptly left for Alvin, Texas Anyone inclined to brush off
Foxes tick. Each department will and Phil E. Drennan, ADAN,
the Grand Ballroom of the Semi- this fact as of little importance
I something of interest his to Rockwell City, hours, can be a use-
nole Hotel. Orchid leis for the la- display now on way should pay heed to Capt. Mera-
that's a part of their operation. Iowa. less part of a service woman's
dies were flown in by commercialair dith who states there is a definite
from Hawaii, and "a good time There'll be one of the "Neptunes"open S S relationship between tooth trou-

was had by all. "Farewells" were for the Inspection of anyone VC-62 day.Most Waves attached to the ble and general body health. I,.

said to Lcdr. Neal Craig and Lt. with enough agility I to climb This week will see a group from Naval Air Station have solved Many ailments which seem to '

(Jg) Jerry Johnson both permanently through the nose well. the squadron aboard the Lake this situation by participating be pinpointed in the body joints,

leaving the squadron. Plans now are to couple the "op Champlain for three days of during liberty in a variety oi I and stomach conditions are often

Welcome aboard to Wade liar- en house" with the squadron's pe- carrier qualification. Ten pilots pastimes. I the result of bad teeth, declaredthe

rte, ADC; David Jennings, A03; riodic personnel inspection to and a maintenance crew of fif- Movies head the list of enter- dental officer. Many times

William Smith AMI; Robert. give the onlookers a chance to teen, with Lt. Jack Mills as (}'in- tainment for most service women. after teeth are extracted, amaze

Duke, AD3; Gilbert Adair, BM2; view the squadron In full dress re- C, will board the carrier Tuesdayat Whether she chooses a drive-in ing recoveries occur.

James Mansour, YN3; and Philip galia. Watch for the announcement Mayport. Pilots to qualify will or an air-conditioned theater in He went on to say that tooth

Taylor, TN. of the date-sometime in be Lts. Kay Kyle, Claude Nav- Jax with her best beau, a Wave decay hits almost everybody.

The Eagles will' be back in Jax early August. arrette, William J. Bobek, Lew seldom replies negatively whenit Only about two percent of tho

in time to hang a few stockings The GTMO training continues. Newbry, Peter Mongilardl, and is suggested, "Let's go to the population of the U S. can honestly
laden with Arabian Genies and Returning crews report newly developed Glenn D. Jordan; Lts.jg( ) Mike movies." claim never to have had a

Flying Carpets so this will be anti-submarine tactics Goodwin, Dick Warden, and En- Every gal likes to dance and to toothache.To .

"30" for a while. .from. VP-16. paying off in resulting "kills", and sign James Vrceland. dress "special." No wonder that promote better oral health

In squadron flying teamwork. Us. Clare Flicker and L. C. after a month of saving on both among Navy personnel, the Officeof

VF-103 Rrportnig aboard recently: was Warren returned this week froma sides, you find a lassie and her Naval Research is conductinga

Engaged in an intensive air to Billy Smith, TN, from the Air three-week Midshipman cruise fella all atwitter over that big program of fundamental research -

air gunnery training program at Training Command, Pensacola. aboard the USS Valley Forge, evening of dinner and dancing. in dentistry and related
. Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the the fields. High in this is'
Smith was one of the Command's where they gave lectures to Picnics are always fun. Get a program a
squadron is flying the Grumman outstanding all around athletes.We 3rd Classmen on the uses of aerial crowd of happy people, add lots study of the causes and prevention
F9F-8 "Cougar", one of the Na and cockpit of tooth decay.
and better
look for bigger photography, of food and bring out the sports
vy's swept wing jet Interceptors.Lcdr. I' teams with the help of "Winnin'Willy" check-outs in the Cougar Photo- equipment and don't forget the
Air Station has witnessed.
R. S. Adams, USN, is the visited Halifax ever i
Smith. jet. The Valley Forge bathing suits. What more could S I t
commanding officer, Nova Scotia.
their anyone ask for We're set for a Reporting aboard at NATTCentcr -
All pilots have improved VW-4 Lts. B. D. Levi and W. V. Moore
some showIng super day. last week was LtJg( ) Barbara
proficiency great 'ability gunnery to use the supersonic Constant clatter of the teletype departed Monday for a similar For those stay-in nights at the Taylor who came here from the

"Cougar" as a gunnery and strange, pinball sounds of the cruise on the USS Antietam. barracks, we switch to our artistic Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

The enlisted personnel facsimile recorder only adds to the Transfers took two chiefs last nature. You'll find the Washington, D. C.

platform.and chiefs have established a reputation seasoned tension felt, each year at week. Frank'E. Prouty, ADC, who blooming artist, brush in hand, where she served in Communica

for high degree of depend- this time by the "Hurricane Hunt- has been with the squadron as aspiring to be a second Georgia tions. I .

ability in keeping the aircraft fly- ers". Line Chief since January 1952, O'Keefe. For the less-talented but S f '

Ing and firing. Combined effortsof It's not so much the taunt and left for NAS Pensacola, and willing painters there are the Ltjg( ) Mary Anderson attached

the officers and men of the strained coffee nerves-just those George R.Burch, ADC, was. sent craft kits which serve the pur- to NATTCenter moved up the

squadron have made it a strong added watches- which accompany to Albuquerque, New Mexico, for pose equally as well. Naval ladder a step Monday

Many girls spend their leisure when the Wave officer was promoted

moments reading, grasping a from Ensign. to Ltjg( ).
knowledge that will be valuable *

now and in coming years. Othersare Wilma Ellenberger, SN, will bid

busy studying for those corning "bon voyage" to her shipmates

exams. While still others just next month when she leaves for

'( iiE like to sit around In a group duty at ComThree. Willie is a
and hash over the world's problems -I member of the 1955 Crackerjax

with their shipmates.No softball unit.
S.PEL ..- -
matter what pastime is cho-

sen there is a saying that expresses GA C MPR
: : 2 a service woman's ideas on NOA LORI

liberty hours to a tee, "The Waves E TERR
Y"S have the situation well in hand."
44siI ; o F R E 4.I. LE
w \ / FULL SPEED AHEAD and'the T N y ,
preparation for the Waves semi- ail HUH ana an
\. +. wtba LiY !dr> BHQHffl BOO BC1QHacsa
formal dance to celebrate our
SRB anen
r' rJ'yq 1 13th year of serving our country MAI LA ME
; were put into swing.. Plans and I war iTRi
I.....' n....... ., ",._ .. ------- T .
announced to three naval officers at NATTCenteilait Ideas ,were'popping up all aroundas
promotions were E D E
UP Three field grade :
officer promotions are all decided
C. DeLong, Commanding officer. New women personnel
ESS vficent by Capt. Henry training officer for AGO School; Ledr.'Grady' Gay, training that.thjs J yearly' anniversary dance
officer for Control Systems: branch of Naval AW Weapons System School; and Comdr, Robert wou4! )be the, best that the Naval (Answer :To Crossword Puzzle).
Woodslde, Superintendent of Special Training at NATTCenter. j


Six JAX AIR NEWS 14 July 1955 '

Torrid Twosome Receive

Acclaim In Sports. CareerAlthough

Loses ToUnderdogs
their initial success in the sports world came by the

basketball court, first in high school then in the Navy, two sport
stars of NATTCenter have turned their interests to Softball for the Jf3 : i' .' j ,

summer and are members of the CrackerJax team. These, players,

the now naUonally famous slater team are the 19-year-old Gorsky ii ,.
twins, whose likeness is so close that only by the pronounced drawlof Activity was bustling on the

Pat, and Gerri's extra half-inch in height, can they be identified .I- Station diamonds last week as

apart .
all units entered in the Mainsld
The twins are yeoman strikers in Weapons School at NATTCenter
softball intramural took to
command. Since the Softball season opened the CarckerJax have league
made the win colum 23 times out of 27 starts with the Gorsky twins f the field to complete and make up

helping fill the way. Gerri 'is holding down first string shortstop, t : their schedules .before the final

she is considered a top-rated in-fielder as well as second and third curtain rings down..on the league

sacker, and is also tabbed a leading hitter, Pat is taking care of play
center field, although she has experienced Due to lack of players, the Hospital -
have made a name for themselvesnot
both right and left field suffered two defeats at the
only in Navy sports circles,
stints hands of poorly rated undefdogs.
but in the top bracket of the state!! v
Made Name For Themselves "a NAHTU now ranking fourth in
as well. During their Junior high w' r ;d
It 4 the standings, poured on the steamto
Now let's turn back time. is school days an odd incident oc avr1
not unconunon to find twins or curred which changed the courseof lay aside the Hospital crew,
triplets serving duty in the Armed 9-0, and VP-18 showed that little
their future careers, and watch-
Is for sister bit of extra oomph to by
Forces, but it rare a squeeze
ing a practice game of girls' basketball
team such as the Gorky twins to the Corpsmen, 7-6.
was the cause of it.
be in the uniform the U. S. Na- In other tilts played, FAW-11
They had never seen a game before -
vy. In two short years the twins nor had they played it, andit ;: ( split even, whipping VW-4, 5-2 and
succumbing to the skill) of Op
drew their interest. They talked
s 4 el'atloM3.. VP-5 literally walked
ComFairJax To with the coach, were welcomed to i1-"
away with their tussle with Personnel -
try out, and because of their natural THE FABULOUS GORSKY'S That's what they were called
ability plus alertness were as- around the basketball circles and from a look into the future Gent after their last five, batters -
Host Coming signed to the varsity. Their next (left) and Pat (right) will be dubbed the same nick-name In soft- up earned free passes! and
ball. the winning run was walked
step was senior high varsity where I
--- --- --- -
Swimming MeetThe they paced their teammates for right behind her with 260 field tic Women's Association varsity, across the plate putting: the squadron

two years. Came graduation and goals, 162 free throws for a totalof and this year made the same posi- on the long end of a 9-8 score. ,

Atlantic Fleet Swimming their interest focused on military 682 points and an average of tion on the All-State varsity dur FAETU took their two events

Championships will be conducted service, and Sept. 22, 1953, found 17.5 points per game. ing the AAU tournament at Jack- defeating ComFaliJax, 8-2 and

of Com them enlisting in the Waves. : The Gorsky combo total was sonville. VF-43, 12-6. VC-62 still held tightto
under the supervision
"Big" Brother Led The Way 1,451 points. The twins' two-year Pat's success at the All Navy its supreme spot in the letlg'Ue'by
FairJax on Wednesday and Thurs- Their interest in Navy: duty. total for Navy gave Gerri a tally Tournaments in March achieved triumphing over 'R strong Operations -

day of next week at Price Nata- stemmed partly from the fact that of 1,102 points from 62 tilts two major triumps in Navy basketball team 2-0 in a 1-hit en-

torium, NATTCenter. Visitors "big" brother, 'Frank Gorsky, Jr., for a 17.7 percent average, while history: First, her ball- counter.
welcome. was a sailor attached to the USS Pat polled 1,056 points in 63 games handling ability at a crucial moment :MAINSIDE STANDINGS

The six fleet commands that Roanoke. Boot camp and "assign for a 16,8 percent average. Their had come to the front; VC-63 ...__...._...-15 0 1.00G
ment to NATTCenter came next, combined total hit the top bracketof second, that one needed count, hospital .,_.__.,13 S..S 1 Z
have entered teams are: Phib and for sports activity they went 2,158 points in 62.5: games, or making the CrackerJax Navy +ratiuns ___J2 S .800

Lant, D a tC r u Lan t AlrLant out for basketball, making the 31,5'poInts per game. champions, also marked the first NAHTUFasron _.._.......Jl 5 \ .M7

(host), ServLant, DesLant, and CrackerJax team. During the 1954 Chosen AH Florida All-State time that Jacksonville Naval Air 109 __._..JO 5 .666

FMFLant. Winners of the Atlantic 55 "season Cent tallied 308 field Gerii's success has not been won Station had won such a crown.It VP-18 ...._._.......JO 5 .GS6

in goals, and 117 tree throws for a entirely on Navy courts, since in was the first season the station VP-5 ........__....... 8 6 .571
Fleet Meet will participate
total of 733 points for an average 1953-54 she was chosen All-State had been represented in district FAWHFAWTU ......._._.. 8 'J .533
the All-Navy Eastern Swimming of 18.8 points per game; Pat was forward on the National Scholas- play by an all-girls' team. __.... .8 'J .533

Championships to be held in the VW-4 _..__.._ t G .511

Eighth Naval District the weekof I Coml'alrJuv _......6 9 .400

July 25. Crackerjax, Take 11th Straight Win VP-1G _...._._....... b 11 .312

Personnel ......._.... 4 11 266
The is as follows:
Communication ..4 11 .266
Cruising effortlessy along and
Wednesday morning ((1000)1500meter )
CRACKERJAX SCHEDULE" VIMS _.__._.. 4 12 .250
defying all opposition that crosses
swim finals, 1 meter diving U. Florida Coach
trials Wednesday afternoon ((14- their path, the Station's Cracker- Thursday, July 14, 2000 of Supply _, ,.....__ 2 a .15

30)-100-meter) ; back stroke time Jax over the weekend racked up Hospital Field-Crackerjax vs. Reports For Duly BOIL ..................... 1throughout Is .088
their 11th triumph in the Waves Boy Scouts.
trials 100-meter butterfly trials, I the East swim-
as a
softball team's long winning Friday, July 13:; Lcdr. Newton Stults, USNR,
200-meter free style time trials, I ming mentor, will work with
Pensacola Field CrackerJax coach at the University
streak. The local contingent now swimming -
400-meter individual medley classes in the indoor and out-
trials, 400-meter free style relay hold a favorable season recordof vs. Pensacola Waves. of Florida, will report to door pools at the Center, assist -

time trials; Wednesday night ((19- 23 triumphs in 27 starts. Saturday, July 16 the Special Services office at with the Atlantic Fleet

30)-100-meter) backstroke finals, The girls-in-blue made short Corry Field CrackerJax vs. the Naval Air Technical Training Swimming Championships as an

100-meter butterfly stroke finals, work of Pensacola over the week- Corry Waves. Center Saturday for two official July 20-21 and help out
200-meter free style finals, 1- end as they trounced the visiting Wednesday, July 20, 1930 weeks training duty. on the NATTCenter Intramuralmeet
team 8-1 and 20-0 in the two Murray Hill CrackerJax.
meter diving finals, 400-meter individual Coach Stults, widely known :
medley finals, and 400- tilts played. State Farm Insurance.

meters free style relay_ finals. Friday night on the Hospital
Thursday morning (1000)3meter ) diamond, the CrackerJax took ad-

diving trials; Thursday vantage of poor pitching and slug-
afternoon (1430)-100-meter) free gish fielding on the part of the
Pensacola Waves to tuck the encounter ,
style time trials; 100-meter breast >Y
stroke time trials; 400-meter free safely away for their
i ninth straight win. Ellen Carlsonwas
style trials; 400-meter medley relay -I
trials; Thursday night (1930)) on the mound for the locals,

100-meter free style finals, 100- adding another victory to her

meter breast stroke finals, 3-meter long line of 17 wins.

(high board) fancy diving finals, Carol Hosser held Pensacola

400-meter free style finals, and defenseless during seven inningsof
400-meter medley relay finals. play, Saturday, as her team-
mates applied the wood to the

Key West Navy Pistol sphere, collecting 18 hits to shut
out the opponents in a lopsided
Team Places Third event, 200.

Key West Naval Air Station The Jax lassies went after No.
11 last night when they took on
made a fine showing in the Sixth
Gulf Life at Murray Hill dia-
District Pistol Meet recent-
Naval in
City League competition.
ly. Thursday night at 2000 the Crack Y

The pistol team despite the erJax, the Jax Navy Waves, will

fact that they had only three men play an exhibition game at the

on their squad, placed third in Hospital field against the Boy
the final standings. Scouts of Troop 131.
Individual'members of the The CrackerJax invade Pensa-

team took fifth, sixth, and sev- cola and Corry Field this week-

'" enth positions during the compe- end in return engagements. THEY CAN'T BE BEAT Or at least that's how It seems in the case of the Station CrackerJax
tition and as a unit the Key West :Swinging the big bats for the whose smiles show how they feel after winning their 11th consecutive Softball game. The happy
crew finished third. Waves as of the mid-season areShirley players are (left to right front row: Nancy Ward, Gem Gorsky, Pat AMicran, Coach Matt Kurillch,
Alexander took fifth, R. C. Pel- Hanson' hitting .455; Betty Jean Lawson, Betty. Deno, ;and, Pat Gorsky. Second row are: Sue' Lee, Ellie Carlson, Lynn Stewart,
Marion Jlixon, Buck,. and Martha Coffey. Third ''row !are: Carol Hosser, Pansy Qulnnelly,
tier placed sixth, and D. H. For- Deno, hitting ,.425, and, lan' Chris
: and Joyce ? sythe came in seventh. Ward, 400. Ortiz, and Lillian Whitney.

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14 July 1955 JAX AIR NEWS 'Page Seven


Personnel Moves Up Center Nine

In MI Golf League;

NARTU Still Holds 1stThe Seek No. 7

NARTU men of the links

still hold a slim lead in the Main-
their seventh straight
f side Intramural golf league after Seeking
,' victory in the City Baseball League
the tally of last week's I team
NATTCenter Sunday entertains .
matches. The NARTU combine is ,
Nine Colonels at
edging out Personnel in the stand-
1430 Mason Field. Frank Jan-
ings by 1 mark.In .
Personnel kunis or Moon Mullins are slated
last Wednesday's play -

overpowered Special Ser- for mound duty.

vices, 6-0 and the Hospital and Tuesday night's game against

Operations: postponed their encoun- second-place Hardage & Sons was

ter until a later date. washed out in the late afternoon

yA ; M. .,'....._1+..."i.h. ._ .t5 .'.,.- Jack Piva drove a low net of downpour.
: 42 in the 9-hole competition as Sunday, with their pitchers
AREN'T THEY SHARP? Proudly holding their white varsity tennis sweaters out for all to
see are the members of the 1955 tennis team. Captain John S. Thaeh presented the sweaters to the NARTU beat out VPJ82 in both hurling and hitting in good

team members in a ceremony at which the commanding officer of the Naval Air Station congratulated / Friday's: matches and third posi- form, the NATTCenter tossers

the players on the successful 1955 season. Left to right are: Clint Johnson, Kill Willis!, Cap- tion FAWTU defeated FAW-11, dumped the Post Nine Generalsin

tain Thach Len Curtis Bob Anderson, and Jack Candland. Leon Wilson and lien Sobieraj could 4-2. Witch of FAWTU was low a double-header on Mason
not be present when the presentation was made.
scorer for the day with a 40. Field, 5-2 and 7-1, for their sixth

Fliers Tennis Five Players Reach Chess HUiullnga: NARTU, 22>4 pts.; straight victory.

Varsity SquadEnjoys Quarterfinals At Center Personnel, 21K plat; FAWTU, Bob Radloffs three-hit pitch-

14'i pts.; Fasron 109, 13 pta; ing, plus his homer and single

1955 Season Success Five players reached the quarterfinals Hospital, 12% pta; Operations, 12 accounted for his own win. Mel

early this week In the fits; FAW-11, 11>4 pts.; VP-18, Young also blasted out a pair of
'The past season for the Jax Navy tennis men proved one of NATTCenter chess tournament be- >
10 flU; VC-62, 9 4 pts.; and Special singles. A tour-run spread in the
the finest in the 15-year-old history of the Naval Air Station, in ing held at the Enlisted :Men's Services' 6 pta.
sixth with Leo Keller, Art Dor-
that the team made the win column 14 times out of 19 starts. Although Lounge, Bklg. 593, luring the noon T.OLF SCHEDULE
nath, Radloff, and Mel Williamsall
the curtain has dropped on the regular season, play continues hour. Monday, July 18
getting hits cinched the game.
since bantam Ben Sobieraj and Leon Wilson have left to The quarterfinalists were James FAWl18.. Special Services;

represent the station in the Atlantic Fleet finals at Newport, R. I., Paiish, MorAvDet; Francis Greenwood VC-62 vs. Hospital. I In the second tussle Bill Rich-
ards pitched and batted the Maroon
to start July 11. AN-P School; Bill Richardson Weduetduy, July 20
I and Gold club to victory,
AO-A School W. Emlsc \'1'181.. Faaron 109 Personnel
I Bantam Ben is top seeded man ; H. ;
of chief petty officer in order to aided i by Smokey Vanover's
to take the tournament, accord- AN-P School; and Louie Fluheity, vs. Operations; NARTU vs. I
I active
stay on duty. booming triple'to left center and
ing to station tennis circles, with MarAvDct.The VW4.JaxNavyBantam. I
I some sparkling infield play by
Advanced to the rank of I
Wilson ranking second. Leon Cur-
I lieutenant-commander In 1944 Vanover and second-sacker Mel
tis and Gordon Eldridge, who Ben
[ Cops
(and incidentally the same. year Young.
have also left for Newport, arc
in which he took up tennis) The Sailor-Marine combinationlost
representing AirLant in the sen-
Bill Willis has served on active Height In Court CareerSome the services of Sumner
ior division and both are sched-
duty with 'the Navy in JacksonlIle (Skippy) Campbell, southpawfirst
uled for singles and doubles? com- folks say he was born holding a tennis racquet. When '
area during the past sacker, who was transferred
petition.One look back court record might
Benjamin Sobieraj's
you over you
five years, and was a memberof this week to Lakehurst, N. J.
the of the but the Jax tennis star not
of mainstays agree, Navy varsity actually was aware
the Navy varsity tennis team
Richards continued to lead the
varsity was 52-year-old Newman of the tennis world until he was 12 years of age.
each season, holding his own stickers with .429
Willis, known by his many friendsas Ben was first introduced to the tennis game in his home townof a healthy average
with the best of them.
which includes 15 hits in 35
"Bill," who was retired to in- St Louis, Mo., by his two older sisters, Jean and Janina, top ,
During a simple ceremony conducted times at bat. Young is second with
active duty on June 30 with the competitors on the courts in their own right.
at 1130 Wednesday, July .391.
rank of lieutenant commander.
6, in the Conference Room of the progressed St. Louis University, Sobicrajcame Batting Averages
Quiet and modest, Hill Willis rapidly. Three short years after
I All II
Administration Building, mem- forth with the spark and Avt.
had seen 35 years of active Ben had found his way around
Richards 35
bers of the tennis team were pre- JS .429
the courts he ready to speedy; form which showed himas
with the with was try
duty Navy plen-
sented by Capt. John S. Thach, Young 46 18 .391
his his skill against all competition. and coming contenderof
ty of water passing under commanding officer of the Naval an up Hukka 13 5 .381

feet in all parts of the world. i Air Station, with fine white tennis The fast bantam entered all the this world famous sport.In Vanover 9 3 .333

When he had completed 30 loc:I teen-age tournaments spon-
trimmedon Radloff 15 5 .333
sweaters, appropriately 1950, led by Sobieraj's Ingenuity -
years of service, he wasn'tsatisfied the edge of the V-neck with sored by his home town. St. Louis University took lloyko 52 16 '.308

he still was not readyto the colors of red and blue.Sports Attending Central High Schoolin first place in the Missouri Valley Campbell 59 18 .305

quit, so be elected to stay t St. Louis, it was natural for Conference. This fleet-footed ace Culbreth 53 16 .30%

for some more time. Ben to make the varsity tennis was coming into his own as he Youngbl 59 17 .288

However time plus Navy regu- FromYesteryear squad in his freshman year. Relying triumphed in the singles cham- Dornath 41 10 .2H

lations catches up with all per- on a strong backhand stroke pionship and was seeded runner-. Williams -65 15 .231

sonel at one time or another andso and speed, Ben remained on the ; up in the doubles competition. In I Jankunis 18 3 .17%

it was that because of current varsity throughout his four yearsof the 70 team matches in which Keller 58 9 .156

laws of the Navy at the time his (Another in a weekly feature school, losing only two matchesout Ben participated during his col-I Atwood 3 0 .000.

30 that brings to life performanceson of 28 played during his high Dawson 1 O..000(
years were up, he was requiredto lege days, he remained undefeated. -
the Naval Air Station sports
school .
revert to his previous ratingAEBUnit career. .
sevee from dusty! issues of the

Jax Air News), Ben Progressed Swiftly Joining the Navy in September Boy Scouts To Play.AtllospilalTonighl'
Fast becoming a name around
Tips of 1951 did not halt this
Ten Years Ago Today up
local tennis circles, Ben gained
That from Detroit was and coming tennis star's career
man experience necessary to attain
League LeadersUp still powdering the apple. Blazing greater heights. While attending On the contrary, service tourn- With Wave Crackcrjax pitcherson

.438 clip Man aments and matches served to the mound
from the bottom the along at a great Boy Scouts of
Aviation rose ager Charley Gehringer is lead __.......,,...__ X'I: <<<'t skyrocket bantam Ben to a new Troop and Explorer Post 131 at
Electrician's Mate Bees
to ing the offensive of the NAS Fli- peak. For the past 3J4! years he the Naval Air Station, will play
topple league-leading Naval Air the diamond. I: has been a member of the Jax the the
ers' on Crackerjax tonight on Naval
Weapons System School, 7-2, in Navy Fliers teams attached to
the NATTCeater intramural soft- Making their first start under Hospital diamond at 2000.
109.Lost .
VC-5 and Fasron
ball league. their new "coach," Lt. John Piom- An ice cream and cake ticket

bo, NAS leatherpushers will hop First Team Match ale, conducted the last two weeks ...
the two-run pitching of
John Ayers of the Universityof the Scouts has sold
over to Jax Municipal for a joust by more than
Ray Gage, a Coast Guardsman
with the Muni sluggers. Florida was the first to over- 1,700 tickets. Funds raised will
newly reported aboard, the AE-
take whiz in
our fleet-footed a
help defray expenses for a week's
Bees opened with a five-run Middleweight Jimmie Moore, S )
up team match throughout a periodof outing to the' Big Smokies.
of the classiest boxers on the _
splash that put the game on ice. one
seven years. However, Ben Wave pitchers will be Diane
A NAS team can expect to see plenty -
double In the opening frame by ,
holds 92 the first
trophies, having Fitzpatrick and Carol Hooser, according -
of action throughout the next
Mosby tallied two runs.
been won in an amateur compe- to Coach Matt Kurilich.

Marine Al Wells cracked out.a few months. tition 10 years ago on the public The Scout team will be selected

homer In the fifth and Bill Mos- Five Years Ago Today courts of St. Lbuis. from Jim Bakerville, Berne Coff-

by'a double also figured in the Hard swinging Wright North The No. 1 man of the varsity man, Randy Bartlett, Cecil Jones,
copped the 1950 station golf cham-
scoring.The squad has won seven of nine Navy Peter Kidd, Bill Thach, Bud Scherer -
league race has now set- pionship with a stirring one-up r.
; Championship tonrnamenta en- Dennis Gilson, Russell West,
tled down to a two-way scrap be- win over Leo Marchel in the
tered. Ben won the Atlantic Fleet and Henry Breitmoser.
tween NAWS tourney finals played last weekon Y,
the AE-Ayes and ft in
tourney and 1954; the
School, a* AE-A downed AD-A the local lay-out. ComFairJax Championship tour- ers in national amateur standings,

last Ben is considering turning to
AO-A 14, AK-A 13. nament in 1952 and 1954; Com-
The Guided Miasilemen from professional tennis. Regardless of
Air Lant tourney, 1952, 1953, and
NAWS however, still have the NATTC SOFTBALL 1951 his final decision, battling Ben

inside track with one less defeat AE-A School 20 5 < .. Sobieraj will always remain a
NAWS School __ 18 4 Planning to compete in the
than AE-A. Postponed games will prominent figure in the tennis

be made in the future. AK-A School __ 1'7 8 Y.v 1955 Navy tournaments, Soblera limelight.
up near .v a r.s. ivic 4>N ws ._. _
AO-A' School IS 10 j's main desire rests on captur- .
The regular season was to be completed JUST ONE OF MANY Ben

tonight (Thursday). AN-P School __ a 10 Sobieraj, speed demon of the ing the All-Navy Championshiptitle. Tennessee Ernie once had this

Other results i AO-D School a 10 tennis courts, holds one of the advice for motorists: ;"If you're

School 5 1ecs1st many trophies (92 to be exact) Having earned himself troubled with the noise In
AE-B 7, AO-B 0; AO-A 7, SS- AE-B he has won since beginning his a nameas your

1st Lt. 0; AN-P 7, SS-3 t Lt. 0; J.t. ...................... S 23 high-flying ,court career.' one of the outstanding play- car, let HER drive"a





Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 14 July 1955

Armed Forces .
c ,

:" ,Ql"lj"rsrsl' !Gl" :, .,\I'i, :"))" :; ,

Dependent On

2 bdrm. ranch style hse. Yen*.
Reserve Plans ,
tia 4356 DeMedia Ave. (115 mo..

Importance of the Reserves in .' : :- X-'m- k : f EV 94166.
present military planning was emphasized i ",""x-', 4 rm. furn. apt 2652 Dellwood
by Comdr. Lawrence J: ::...: \ EV 7-5835 (home) EV 8-3191

Steffenhagen, Executive Officer of ..' \ (bus.) Mrs. David Safer.

the Naval Air Reserve Training l'v"- 2 bdrm. turn. hse. 1105 LaBelle

Unit, before the 153-student graduating -- .., W ,EV 80818.
class of Aviation Ground ,ji, rooms
rm. turn apt. Lge. :Mrs.
Officers School in King Hall last .ft "M1i': X;$ :lt"I : J .&t i fI i flV :. :..., '-,.. Breese. EV 83992.

Friday. SAFETY.WISE-Capt. John S. Thach (left), commanding officer of the Naval Air Station, congratulates 3 rm. turn cottage.&: Fvt bath.
Introduced to the graduates by officials of three station departments whose personnel have won a total of 440 awards for
industrial and safe in their duties. 2627 College.&: EL 44745. ReM
Captain Henry C. DeLong, Com accident prevention practice performing With Capt. Thach (left
to right) are Capt. Norman A. Helfrlch, supply officer; Capt. Wellington T. Hines, overhaul and onable.
manding Officer of the Training repair officer; and L. R. Boyer civilian employee of the Public Works Department. James J. Venetia Terrace-3 bdrm. turn.
Center, it was the second time Feeney, (extreme right), was presented with an award from the Secretary of the Navy for 10 years
Commander Steffenhagen, widely accident-free service. He is leadlngman aviation motor mechanic employed at 0 & R. hse., elec. kltch.., carport. 6115
Commodore Drive near NAS. EL

versed grams, was in Reserve the principle Training PreparationsFor MidwayContinued FRA Auxiliary Picks. 64050.

3684 Hedricks 4 rms.
"The traditional dependence of ( from Page 1)) Delegates To Meet 5 closets. Elec. equipped. Gar.
the United States military upon Byrd Trip organized sightseeing tours from
Storage. EV 90766.
Delegates were elected by Unit
its reserve forces never before the ship visited such historic
has been so highly emphasied," the 91, Ladies Auxiliary of the Fleet 5312 107th St. Furn. hse. trailer.
Shown Qn TVCapt. places as Corregidor, the "walled
N ART U Executive Officer ex- city" (where Japanese of World Reserve Association, Monday ?55 mo. EV 7-6010.
plained. W. T. Hines, 0 & R of. War II had their occupation night. toattend the Southeast 1 bdrm. apt. kltch. equipped. Westside
"Commendation after commen- fleer, is scheduled to make his headquarters), Santo Tomas Uni- Regional Caucus being held in of Doctors Lake. 11284750.

dation was received for the Re- television debut this afternoon on versity, the home of the Presi- Memphis, Tenn., August 6. Theyare 1242 Ingleside3rm. turn. apt.
serve efficiency during the Korean WMBR TV, where he will be the dent of the Philippines, and many Mrs. Harvey E Miller; Mrs. Pvt. ent., bath. Reasonable. EV
W. II. Sandefer and Mrs. L. P.
crisis when, at one time, 90 per- guest of Ted Chapeau on Open Oriental market places. I 92295.
cent of the Naval and Marine combat House at 1600. The Jacksonville travelers shop- Whitmire. 3 bdrm. unfurn. hse. Lge. patio.

sorties flown were done so by The program is a double-bar- ped for woolen goods, curious, Other activities approved for Venetia Terrace. 5131 Ensign
Reserve pilots with their ground reled one, in that it starts with embroidery, leather good., and this year were a bake sale, rum Ave. EV 87383.
officer and enlisted components., Mr. Cbapeau interviewing Capt. many other unique Chinees objects mage sale, picnic, and a come- Near Mayport-2 bdrm. apt. in
"Today's planning for the Re- Hines, and then takes up with in Hong Kong. Sightseersrode as-you-are coffee at the home of Neptune Beach, 1 blk. to ocean.
servist is a flexible one wherebyhis the 0 & R officer narrating a film the Peak Tramway from the Mrs. Vincent Iaquinto at 719 $55 mo. PO 4-6492.
own business, employment, made showing details of the mod. top of which they could peer into South Shores Road on July 27 Modern 2 bdrm. gar. furn. apt.
family life, and education are tak- ification of five aircraft for use Communist China. The Tiger at 10 A. M..Delegates. 2919 Doric Ave. EV 99224.
en into serious consideration. The on the Byrd Expedition next No- Balm Gardens was another inter- will be elected in 2 or 3 rm. turn apt. Pvt. ent., gar.
United States is contemplating a2OOOOOoman vember to Antarctica. Besides esting tour available to the men September to attend the National 1233 Ingleside. EV 93567.
Reserve pool in case Capt. Hines, the film also intro. of CAG-1. Convention to be held in Chicago, 2636 Myra St. Furn. gar. apt. EV

t of emergency, ready to act immediately duces Louis S. Petery, electronics The Air Group took advantageof October 28, 29 and 30. 7-2763.
," declared Comdr. Stef engineer of 0 & R; Rex Whiddenand a 14 days stop\ in April, and President Mrs. Frank Lodesky 2 rm. furn. apt., elec. kitch., pvt.
fenhagen. Charles R. Hart, shop super- moved ashore "en masse" for requests all officers and board ent,*pvt. home. |10 mo., plus
intendent and master mechanic some concentrated flying at Na- members as well as the chairmanof elec. 4030 Dellwood Ave. EV
Ensign Sherman L. Cob was the
honor student in the graduatingclass respectively; and Lt Robert val Air Station Atsugi. Along welfare, hospital, Americanism 9-8910.
the final one in which Lcdr. Niemberg, test pilot who flew the with squadrons from the carriers publicity, activities, and ser- 4 rm. turn &gar: apt. 2584 College.
J K. A. Bobbitt the school'straining first test flight of a modified R4D Princeton and Oriskany, the Jax geant-at-arms to meet at her FL 9-4875 after 5 P.M.
officer will, take with his co-pilot Lt. Comdr J. T. pilots amassed an average of one home 5318 Astral Ave., Mondayat 2 bdrm. furn. apt., utilities 3672
partas Crosby. landing every minute and a half 8 P. M., for instructions in duties Boone Park Ave. EV 9-7398.
he is to be detached in few '
weeks. The film was made last May, during the 24 hours period ,Ap and unit policies. 3 rm. turn. apt pvt. ent. $65: mo.

---...- but an up-to-date development is ril 6.All. Mrs. John Sylvia and Mrs. Elmer 4327 Hiawatha EV 9-8919.
that the modification has since of their time in Japan was Phillips were in charge of W. 2700 Lakeshore Blvd. 1 bdrm.

USS BenningtonAt proved so successful the 0 & R not spent in flying, as much shop- refreshments. turn apt. $65 mo. Near NAIL
at NAS Jax is now modifying sev- ping and organized sightseeingwere EV 9-4291. McGowan
eral more aircraft for the expedi- popular activities. Highpoints 2 rm. furn. apt. 2037 Ernest St.
Mayport for the tourist airmen were RepairsContinued :Mrs. Joiner. .

tion.The planes will be a part of the Imperial Palace; the Ginza, ( from Page 1)) Riverside section. 2 rm. turn apt.
Carrier BasinThe Squadron VX-6, of Task Force the Broadway of Tokyo; and Ka- their $10 per week. EV 72694.
completion that each
43, which will consist of five Atlantic makura, a quiet seaside resort poss- 3 rm. upper furn. apt. 2511 Forbes.
aircraft carrier USS Ben Fleet ships; a composite air town where Daibutsu, the Great essed a slight bow on the sides. $40 mo. :Mrs. George at 2363

nington arrived at Mayport squadron; and a 'special unit of Buddha, and several other shrines Although not perceptabe to the Myra. EV 73935.
carrier basin at 11:30: A.M., Wednesday Sea bee s. Between November, provided colorful camera targets. public eye, engineers disclosedthat Share home with couple. 4812
July 13. The Bennington when the Task Force sails from Following another stop at Ma- the bow existed although San Juan Ave. EV 87364.
has been conducting training exercises the East Coast, and February, nila, two more periods at Yoko- measured in fractions of an inch. 2 rm. unfurn. hse. Near Boone
in the cuba area since Mayof 1959 with it will arrive home for suka, 'and two extensive operat- Weight of the roof structure on Pk. EV 9-6227. Gantt.

this year. good, it will have made three ing periods, the Jacksonville fly- the horizontal frame .work was FOIl SALE
Air Task Group 201, homebasedat round trips to South Polar'regions. ers turned homeward. cited as the cause. 2 bdrm. asbestos shingles with
Cecil Field Naval Air Station, Prior to the construction of the! gar. Corner lot.* 619 Center St.
which has been operating from the chapels the government had let I EV 95867.
Bennington, will be detached from $13 Million a contract on a cost plus fixed fee 3 bdrm. hse. kltch. equipped. Equity -

the carrier and return to their AO-A Top Student. (Continued from Page 1)) basis, and the chapel buildingswere 4648 Crescent St EV 8-

home base. As soon as the ATG viding for a communications designed by an architectural 2955.
201 'planes and personnel have Gels Miramar\ building equipped with radio for engineering form of Atlanta, Ga. 3 bdrm. hse. Corner lot. Stove. EV

been unloaded, the Bennington will" Assignment better ground to air communications 01721.
depart Mayport. ; and construction of an interim Fire PreventionContinued 3 bdrm. hse. Lge. wooded lot.
Honor"student of last week's facility providing mooringfor Conv. NAS., Cecil Field, $1800
The Bennington then steam
graduating class from Aviation down. EV 8-0153, Sat. or Sun.
( from 1))
.. to the New York Naval Shipyard a second carrier in the turning Page
Ordnanceman t bdrm. hse. on acre of land.
School Class A
where she recently underwent repairs was bash by a talk by D. E. Flohr, assistant
and modernization, includinga Sam Jewell, AOAN, of Ada, Okla. ? Whitehouse Field, located west head, Fire Protection Section, Bureau Fenced yard. Plenty storage
Jewell, who joined the Navy in of Jacksonville Highway 90 space. Rockwell. Seaboard Ave.
new canted flight deck, for ad- on of Yards and Docks.
August, 1954, has been assignedto EV 71823.
ditional minor alterations and re enters the Jax Navy picture almost Curing the afternoon the con-
VF-141, NAS Miramar Calif. 3 bdrm. hse. breezeway, kltch.
pairs. like a dark horse with an ferees the station and wit-
for duty. appropriation of $1,087,000 for poured equip., G); finance, payments,
nessed demonstrations 0 f fire
-...- $57 mo. Murray 11111, 5073
extending use of the field with
Navy Picks 1,449 OfficersTo conducted
fighting procedures by French St. EV 9.5685.MISCELLANEOUS.
Fill Regular Slots two 8,000-foot runways jet members of the local Fire Department -
Instrument Flight aircraft. .
The Navy has announced the The Naval Hospital will soon Ride wanted from Cottage Ave. &
selection of 1,449 reserve and temporary I Quiz AnswersAnswers be bordered by a new seawall to The main speaker on yester- Hyde Grove Road to NATTC.
officers for transfer to to Flight'' ,Instrument prevent river erosion at the frontof day's slate was Emmett Tobin of 7.4::10. Margaret Loftin, Ext.
the regular service. Quiz on page 2. the area, with $46,000 appro- the Office of Industrial Relations, 677.
The Navy said about 4,000 reserve 1. Six months; OPNA INST. priated by Congress; and the Washington, D. C. Other speakers Riders wanted to Wash,. D. C.;
and temporary officers 3720.2; Section II, paragraph lOe. Navy Fuel Depot on Trout River yesterday were John Burton, Pax. River, Md., or vicinity.
made applications to be selectedas 2. Twenty-five; OPNAV INST. will use $15,200 on constructionof Jacksonville Area,Wage and Clas. Leaving Sat. AJU., 5 July. EV
regulars in this year's pro- 3720.2; Section IV; paragraph 19d. officers' housing.The sification Office; A. O. Linnett, 7-5688 after 5 P.M.
gram. Of those selected, 1,032 are 3. False; OPNAV INST. 3710.7; sum of $72,000 was alloca- assistant fire marshal, R. L. Bass 2 riders wanted-Vicinity of Col.
line officers and 417 are in staff Section V; paragraph 14., ted to the Naval Station, Green fire protection engineer, and H. F. lege and King St. to NAB. 0730-
corps. (AFPS) i t Cove Springs. Harding, assistant fire marshal, 1600. Mr. Hare. EV 8-1433 or
Herb Shriner says the reason f. all of the Sixth Naval District Ext. 8224.
She: "Will you think of me always drlre-ln movies are doing so well "My garden was such a success and Carl Dreeson, fire protection Riders wanted to Miami. Leaving

t"" darling Is that the bob and the girl get this year," boasted a gentleman coordinator, BuAer. Friday, July 15:, at 1700.
I' He: "I can't tell a lie. Occasion all the advantages of a dark balcony farmer, "t hat my neighbor's ;Last night the conferees enjoyed Returning Sunday afternoon.
: ally I might wonder who will win without having to climb the chickens took first prise at the a''fish fry'held' back of the 'Share expenses Jeannette Par
1 the 1955 pennant. stain. poultry show. Anchorage. I ker, Ext. 486.