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Jax air news
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August 11, 1955


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I Use Of Television In Training Classes

Solves Quandary At AGO School HereThe

large classes of Aviation "studio" and piped instruction to rooms.

Ground Officers School four different classrooms. TilE TWO SETS consist of a

of recent months TWO PORTABLE console tele- "master" and "slave." The formcr -
plus the lack
visors were obtained from Training is utilized for long-range tel
of qualified instructors
pre- Devices at Memphis, riggedup evising and the latter for close-

sented a problem to Training by.Henry, Holden, ATC, and ups. According to Lcdr. Vincent 'il'
Officers at the Naval Air /
are now being used for instruc- Annania, training officer the operation :
Technical Training Center tions. has proved successful.The (::../
until television solved the ,
Charts materials machines I .
diagrams and are capable of .::'
quandary.Now .
are assembled in the studio andas being received on 125 sets in different -
.. ,, .
; where four instructorswere -- ----
the instructor teaches a "class"of rooms of 'the school but -
used, one serves the pur- technicians the TV AT AGO While Henry ITolden. ATC (left) and Carl
two the results only four-section classes organized
are -
pose as the school set its own \ Pierson, TD2, ,operate equipment Capt. Henry C. DeLonr, com I
up televised on screens in class- are now being serviced. mandlng'of fleer of NATTCenter tests the TV setup for classrooms


College .

For Study FallTwenty Set Jflf-41i8) I

courses of college level, VOL-13 No. 20 U, S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Fla 11 August 1955
consisting of a variety of subjects,

are being planned for the University -

off-campus-of Florida courses extension to be held service here, 'Cane Hunters Time ,Sliced

starting: the fall season. rk a

Courses Include educational psychology \ ,p' ,if Track 'Connie'Around For Seaman
principles of guidance, ':
measurement and evaluation, edu- '''i-i.: ,:,-, '; i; i t PromotionA

cational leadership, methods and
problems of supervision, group ,. Navy seaman apprentice .

process in education, techniques of may now be promoted to seaman -
guidance, education organizationand (, "Connie," the within three months. lIe

administration, U. S. History : fS season's first real tropical may also be able to wear a

to 1865, salesmanship, personnel % storm, has by-passed Florida, third class crow within 12
management, general psychology, but not without causing anxi- months of 'naval service.

Introductory sociology, effective ety, and many hours of work The service in-grade require

speaking, college algebra, elemen- {/ for Airborne Early Warning ment has been reduced from
tary statistical meth- 4 based at
accounting Squadron (VVV-4)), six to three months for enlisted
ods, English, basic mathematicsand NAS Jax.Connic. in
personnel pay grade E-2
college algebra.The with winds of 135 mph (SA), being promoted to E-3
courses are available for all ,1. velocity, stayed away from the
I (SN), While announcing the
military personnel, their dependents (N ';*4 Florida mainland and moved eased time requirements for
and civilian employees. ; 1',,:>
north-northwestward early Wed-
"- those serving on active duty
Persons interested In attending nesday morning.
with the Regular establishment -
classes are urged contact NAT- ;
Hurricane Connie was first the Navy called for accelerated "-
TCenter Education and Information .. I picked up by ships at sea at mid training programs
Office, Building 500, by Sep- 3 and radioed
night, August to for
seaman apprentices as wellas
NEW COMFAIRJAX-Rear Adm. Delbert S. Cornwell above)
tember 1, in time to organizeclasses
is the new Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville. He will officiallytake Fleet Weather Central at Miami.It for those including petty of
of at least 15 members.
over the post In ceremonies scheduled Saturday. He relieves was spotted 800 miles east of ficer grades.
The enrollment fee for each Rear Adm. John Perry Guadalupe Island, part of the of for
course is 921. Training personnel advancement
Takes Over Saturday Lesser Antilles group. to pay grade E-4

FLEET WEATHER Central notified (P03)), will especially be em-
WEEKEND TIDE the Hurricane Hunters unitat phasized, according to Vice

HIGH LOW Adm. Cornwell To Be New San Juan, Puerto Rico a detachment Adm. James L. Holloway Jr.,

A.M. Part. AJII. P.M. of Jacksonville's VW4.A Chkf. of Naval Personnel.

Fri. 2:02: 2:49: 8:09: 9:08: plane piloted by Lcdr. Ray-

Sat. 3:10: 3:55: 9:16: 10:13: mond Newman made the first
Sun. 4:18: 4:59: 10:21: 11:13: Commander Fleet Air Jax penetration of the hurricane eye Comdr., Young CO

at 1610 .
(EST) Winds at that

Rear Adm. Delbert S. Cornwell, a pioneer in development time were reported at 110 knots, At NAAS Mayporl :

Shuttle of naval aviation will relieve Rear Adm. John Perry as Commander ((127 mph) and the eye 20 milesin Comdr Howard Young haoi' .

Try Fleet Air Jacksonville at formal ceremonies Saturday at 0800 diameter. assumed duties of commandingofficer

at the Parade Grounds. A night radar flight was madeon of NAAS Mayport pend

Buses In Admiral Cornwell comes here Aug. 5 by Lcdr. Kenneth ing the arrival of Comdr, Lloyd
of instruction the National
Mackic. Four fixes
from duty as Commander Carrier were reportedto Jakeman.
Division Four. Admiral War College was assigned to the Fleet Weather Central. On the
Perry, Reporting to Mayport July 81n
Joint Chiefs of Staff in the De-
Busy AreasRapid who has been ComFalrJax since following day, Lcdr. Newman a flying status as executive offi :
July 26, 1954, will report to NAS partment of Defense. Later he again flew into the eye and made cer, Comdr. Young served as f
served Naval Attache in Lon-
transportation in the Whidbey Island, Oak Harbor, as one penetration fix. At that time, operations officer of NAS Bermuda :
and in :
don September 1951 as-
Washington to assume dutiesas on August 6, the storm was 100 prior to his arrival. -
industrialized area at Main- i
sumed command of Carrier Division
miles north-northeast of the Virgin
.Commander Fleet Air Whidbey. '
side is being provided by the '
15, operating in anti-sub-
Islands. On August 6 Lcdr.
Class 22
use of a shuttle-service, util- Academy
marine warfare in Japanese and Mackie made another radar WEATHER OUTLOOK..
A native of West Va. flightat
Philippi, ,
izing special small type buses. Korean
waters. He returned to
which time 12 fixes made
were ,
Admiral Cornwell Friday-Hot and partly' cloudy
was graduatedfrom
The buses are operating on a Seattle in September 1952.
the Naval Academy in 1922 while the hurricane howled_ off with afternoon thunder showers.
schedule of
approximately eight
and was designated a naval avia- The new ComFairJax was San Juan Saturday Hot, partly cloudy
minutes, from 0730 to 1600 week '
tor in 1925. the Distinguished Flying EARLY ON THE morning of with afternoon thunder showers. -

days. Nearly all of Admiral Corn- Cross in 1926 while attached August 7, Lcdr Robert Pittman Sunday Hot partly cloudy

According to Lt. R. W. Shaw well's World War II service was (Please Turn To Pare 8, Col. 1)) (Please Turn To Pare 8, Col..5) with afternoon thunder showers.AllNavy .
transportation officer, the bus
in the Pacific. Following an assignment -
service is undergoing a 60-day
trial to determine if such a serv- on the staff of Commander
Carrier Division One, and I Talent
ice is desirable and is being suf- Eliminations Friday !
particiation in the Battle of Coral 1
ficiently used to justify it on a
Sea, he moved to the carrier
permanent basis. All personnelare
urged to make good use of USS Suwanee. For the Suwa- 'It will be a ,big night Fri- and'NAS Cecil Field, Naval Station ners of the Sixth ND trialswill
the service. nee's participation in the occupa day for some 40 Jacksonvillearea Green Cove Springs, NAAS enter the Southeastern District
tions of Okinawa and Balikpapan, performers who will com- Mayport and NAAS Sa lford.willbe auditions.i The Southeastern
The small converted buses will Borneo, he was awarded the Legion pete at '2000 in the All-Navy vying for the top two places, eliminations, also at Charleston,
travel a circular route on the of Merit with Combat 'V." Talent l Show eliminationsfrom and a chance to appear on the will have participants from the

following streets: The Suwanee received the Pres- the stage of ,King Hall, national network TV show, Ed Sixth, Eighth, Tenth and Fifteenth -

Albemarle Ave., Langley St., idential Unit Citation for these hoping to eventually win a Sullivan's Toast of the Town on Naval Districts, with five
Enterprise Ave. and Wright St. actions. shot at fame. Sept. 18.THE acts to be selected for nomina

Use of the bus service on Mon- First "Phil Sea" Skipper All hands are invited to attend TWO WINNERS, and an tion to the Chief of Personnel as

day, the first day, was fair, but After VJ Day, Admiral Corn- the show. alternate or two, will be selected i entries in the second all-Navy

business picked up Tuesday, according well became the first commanding The local aspirants, Including Friday night to enter the Sixth i contest. The finals will be held
to figures released by the officer of the carrier USS Navy Mainside and Coast Guard Naval District competition Aug- at St. Albans Hospital, Long Is-

transportation office. Philippine Sea,' and after a course personnel from NAS Jacksonville ust 27 at Charleston, S. 'C. Win 'I (Please Tura. to Pare 8, O.L.5)I' )

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 11 August 1955

Now, Hear This!

z 1MBIfitt

It's The Follow-Through That CountsOur !

friend Sturdley hasn't made much news lately.

every Thursday for Navy and Marine activities..*t Naval Air As a matter of fact he's been behaving like a good service-
Station. Jacksonville flm
MAS. JftckMBfUte man should that is, almost. .

Capt. John S. Tharh ____ _____-_ Commanding Officer I happened to be in Sturdley'i bay the other night and stoppedby
Oomdr. John N. Myers UMttiUre: Otilcer
fleet Air Jaek..aviils his bunk for a little small talk before going to the first

(Rear Adm. John Perry Commander show at the local flicker. s
Capt. Richard O Greene Chlel of Staff
fleet Air Vilif Elena As usual, he was all flaked out on his bunk and I made Worlds In Space: The announcement

Capt. Edwin J. S. Young !.... .-,_ Commander myself comfortable on his footlocker.
Comdr. Frank U. Heyer ? Chief SUIt OtOccr that the earth is its
Naval Air Technical Tralalaff He wasn't too talkative, so I switched on the radio. ThenI
satellite has
CeatorCommanding own added
Capt. Henry C. DeL+nR Officer saw something that made me good and mad. impetusto
Comdr. Ldfttrd W. Krecutlve Officer
Naval' U..ltai On top of the radio was an envelope from the United States an already popular subject.At .

C4PC, L.Edward A. Newton C. Kennry .... ,_Commanding EyecuUv*.Otflccr Officer Armed Forces Institute at Madison, Wis. And it hadn't been least we may be reasonably

NABTU opened.I sure that there will be no flying
(Comdr.',apt. Wllaon Laurence R. Bartlett). Stcfftnhaeen,- _Commanding_ Executive Officer Officer asked Sturdley about the letter, and he said it was a saucer men emerging from Itl! The
USAFI course he had ordered several'months ago, but hadn't consternation it provides for themIs
The JAX AIR NEWS la publlsheds; at the U. S. Naval Air Station *
Jacksonville Florida, and printed commercially with appropriated fundi "had time" to start his first lesson. anybody's guess but scientists
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVRXOS V-35. Key Then I realized that our pal Slurdlcy was acting normal. have given us as accurate an idea
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge nt the-Naval Air Station the
Naval Air Technical' Training Center. Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the An article I remembered reading explained there were "an of other worlds and their possible

U. S. Naval HotplUU Editor-Andrew II. Plattcy amazing number" of servicemen receiving courses who didp't life as is now known.If .

Au't Editor-B da Moore Stall n.portet's-Jaclt Holmes. Fill: Nancy even bother to work their first lesson, although they had or- you are spurred to refreshor
Waid, SN. dered the course.Naturally .
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service.ATI'S increase your knowledge of
material appearing In this publication may not h* reprinted withoutthe USAFI materials and administrative costs of handling astronomy, we suggest do
written permission of Armed Forces Tress Service. Republication other enrollments amount to sizeable chunk of Any II you as
Is without ot a money. others and
matter except by service publications prohibited permission l are doing come to the
Editor, JAX AIn NEWS. waste may cut down on the quality of material USAFI can offer library for a good look at
Editorial offices located Main Administration Dulldlng. Phone extensions many
those who want to learn.
834&. 21k and 8154.w books available to you.
Well, to make a long story short, I took the bull by the
A dog's bark be worse I The Stars: The simples introduction
may -
horns and decided to ride herd on Sturdley. I'm glad to reporthe
"PI\J\ t than his bite but it especially if you do your
never seemsas 1 mailed the first lesson and is working on the second..
star gazing with a child and must
SfRl1'fS personal. (AFPS).
answer questions. Clever drawings

and simple explanations will

help to accurately; identify heavenly .
Catholic bodies.

Sunday Mass 0800, 0000, E '5 *l.Y # ** Stars la
44 v 42 Their Ours: A good
1000 St. Edward's t I ,.
k :" $\Wi $ te 1W *S* ; follow-up for more detailed at.udyby
;: & ;
0800. -i ....
Saturday -, .
v > i the eminent authority, Sir
Daily 0630. 4 .. .. V 4&M&i& & ,.fc.f* r i>m**.%. James Jeans.

Sunday 0630 Mass at Hospital }. PsJomar: Introduced with a

Chapel. 0615 Confession. ;- history of telescopes from the

Mormon1930Thursday : time of Galileo, the story of the

All Saints ; world's largest telescope tells of

Chapel Reading Room. the great engineering feat and

Christian Science the amazing observations already

Mainside made to increase man's knowledge
1000 Tuesday -
Chapel Office on ramp. of outer space.

Exploration Of Space: Reputed
to be scientifically accurate;
'.y rf
yaHO. .a w wi
August simple study and discussion of

.., 1900-All Saints Choir Rehear- space travels its possibilities and

sal-open to all interested serv- man's place in the universe I is

icemen and women and their de- timely reading.The .

pendents. Mara Project: For those

Sunday, August 14 with excellent scientific background .

0800-Episcopal Communion _I but definitely for them!

Chaplain Niekelson. FACE LIFTING To make room for more parking spare at the Main Gate for unauthorized Great Saucer Hunt: An article
persons seeking V entrance onto the Station, the circular Island has been eliminated. It's the first
093&:-Sunday School. Ages 4 physical change of the area outside the gate to be made since the station was commissioned hi in the August 6th issue of the Sat-
through Jr. High. Bldg. 804. 1941. A new approach lane for northbound traffic has also been created. urday Review of Literature is

.. highly recommended for both the

lain 0930-Divine Stephenson.Worship,-.,Chap- Main Gate Area Gets Face Lifted; I SAFETYBox k saucer pro and speculation con groups currently in the flying running

1100-Divine Worship.-Chap- high in these parts.

lain Stephenson. Island Gives Way To Parking Area Score Modem Sperfl.hig: For those

1900-The United Fellowship who prefer to see what is under

M of Protestants will meet in Bldg. The first actual physical l The area now is used primarily Disabling Injuries Throojh the waters rather than speculateon

804 to view the 7th film in the change in the appearance of for parking for persons who must Tuesday, Aug. t 'what is over it, here is Van

"Life of Paul" series. the "face" of the Naval Air secure proper authorization to This Month 1 Ivanovlc's new book. In addition
Station at the main gate'sincethe This Tear 12 to excellent coverage of equip
enter the reservation.The .
ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL station was commissionedin Days Since Last ment, techniques, preparation, etc.,
(Hospital) 1940, has been effected. new parking area is aug- Lost-Time Accident 8 there is an added chapter about
mented by which
a new driveway
0930-Service of Divine Wor- Gone is the circular island located fishes which all fishermen will
cuts into the east end of Roose-
ship. to the right of the main want to see.Encyclopedia.
velt Boulevard, just south of the
and in front of HoursIn
gate directly
Story Of OaUnmrd Mo-
0930-Sunday School and Nur- regular entrance. This lane is
Building 9. torboating: The latest words on
convenient for
more access to the
I- II.- The island was razed to expe- new parking area for northbound Store i the subject! History of the sport,
dite one particular phase of tra(; traffic. how to buy, maintain, repair and

fie conditions at the main Unit 91 DelegateIs At
I Expansion of the parking area I LibraryInstigated
you use it for outings, fishing,
and construction of the
new entrance -
Vice-President Rhymes theTlmcs racing, water skiing or whatever.
lane is expected to ease by the present surge I[ ,
If you own" or hope to own one,
Mrs. Wilson H. Sandefer Jr., GETTER TO DRIVE AT4O the congestion at the main gate in reading, especially family-type
AND LIVE TO 8Q, this is your good reading with *
Past President of Unit 91, Ladies THMM DRIVE! AT GOy T caused by those who must pass I reading as alluded to by Charles joyful purpose .
AND DIE AT 4O through the security check before
- Auxiliary of the Fleet Reserve Rlfit Laughton, Ed Sullivan, and oth-
being granted permission to visit
Association, was elected regional won, the station.ous I ers, a series of story hours has sponsored by Officers Wives Clubat

vice-president of the Southeast been scheduled for the month ,of NATTCenter, having received
donations from Navy Wives Club
at the regional caucus held in
August by Miss Iona Nelson librarian -
Memphis, Tenn., last Saturday.Mrs. 12 Tra/f icAcciden is Recorded In July; at NATTC. contributions and Teenager for Club.this Donations library will or

Sandefer will be installed Majority Attributed To 'Backing Up' The love for reading aloud and gladly be received since the pur-
with other national officers at the mutual enjoyment incurred chase of children's books is not

the ,national convention being accidents therefrom is behind the invita- authorized by the Navy, according .
Twelve traffic accidents involving occurring in
held in Chicago, October 27-30. tion to all the children
their par- to Miss Nelson.
motor vehicles occur- parking lots between\ indepen-
At the regular meeting of Unit red aboard the Naval Air Sta- dent car owners, which were ents, and all other personnel interested Today at 1500 at King Hall,

91, held Monday night at the tion during the month of July not reported.A to attend the story hours Miss Nelson as storyteller will

Cumberland Road Community at a monetary loss of $2,386.05, good number of the accidents which will be given in appreciaion usher in the series of story hours
Center delegates returning from I for the children's section of scheduled for and 25.
the Security Department points occurred as a result ofx Aug. 11, 18,
the recent caucus reported there I operators backing into a plane, the library which is now slightlyover Enough interest being displayedin

are now .22 units with two more out.Cause of the majority of Dempsey can, and parked vehicles. a year old. this "trial run," similar story

now being formed in the southeast these accidents was due to inattentive It was quite evident Having grown from the Initial I hours may be planned for special

region. The next caucus will driving on the partof that the operators failed to circulation of 40 to a current occasions, such as Hallowe'en,

be held in Orlando, Fla., August: the'operators, records show. take the simple precaution of monthly figure of 415, the section Thanksgiving, Christmas, St. Val-

1M2,1956, with Branch and Unit I This does not include numer- looking behind before backing. designed for all the children I entine's Day, St. Patrick's Day,

117 99 hO III.! I on the !station' has been largely and Easter, Miss Nelson stated.I .



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11 August 1955 JAX AIR NEW'S p'Q'

FAW-11 VP-5, Fasion JOS, VW-4, VC-S2 $1,000 r Is Top Prize

II E Scouting Squadrons.FAW11 Nov. 11 DeadlineFor

1 Annual Letter

I tuous words of interview the
Lt (jg) O. L. Quinnelly reported an ,

.from VP-3 as a relief for Lt (Jg) I ate ten. George Patton simply Writing ContestFor
stated, "rbe educated soldier Is
R. E. EngeL Lt (jg) Engel is
by far the better soldier
leaving this week for general line i the third consecutive year,
At the education office of VW-4
school in Monterey, Calif. Lt I the Freedoms Foundation at Valley .
this statement is into
being put
(jg) Quinnelly will assume the duties Forge, Pa., is sponsoring a
practice. Of the 200 men in the
of wing intelligence officer special letter contest for Armed
squadron, 100 percent are engagedin
Fleet Air Eleven has
Wing now Forces personnel. Several changes

its own NAVCAT Navy Career study ,through correspondence have been made in' the 1955 con-
courses. To date; : over 60 percentof I
Appraisal Team, composed of Lt test to increase interest among

(jg) M. L. Smith; R. F. Allen, the squadron personnel have servicemen.The .
completed one or more courses -
AOC; and H. A. Turman,' A01. and are working on others. theme for this year's con-

Allen and Turn an just returned test is "My Stake in the American -
from Norfolk where Instructed As for USAFI tests completed, "
they were Way. The Foundation is offering -
In background inform.tioa Ensign J. H. :Morris, education officer ::4iwilIIIL 154 awards-88 more than

for VW-4, revealed that, "Be
which will be valuable to all .4 in 1954-for the best letters.

servicemen. tween Aug. 27, 1954 and Aug.,4, ... m _, .. (" I S SC
This team will tour FLAW-11 1955, 25>> to 30 personnel have received -
TIlE WORKHORSE GOES-Replacing the Corsairs workhorses I The top cash awards for the
either high school
squadron, not as a recruiting- a diplomaor of the Korean campaign and World War II, for training best letter is $1,000. New cash
ency, but more as a broad informative the equivalent, or completedtheir purposes at NATTCenter is the F7-U Cutlass, one ef the first I.
agency to assist white hats first and second year of college of 'it new-type aircraft. Working on the new plane are Floyd I awards include one for $500 and

with requirements." Yandeyraark, AD3, '(cockpit); Bobby Copeland AD A A,. (wing); two for $250. Other awards include -
questions concerning shipping llobtrt Gllbertsoa. AE3, (wl g-fold); Paul Flood, AM3, (scoop); : :50 prizes of $100 ((30 more
over or getting out of the service. To all engaged in correspondence and Lt. Lloyd Feterson (left), aircraft maintenance officer, with I than 1954)); 50 George Washington -

The team will be available for for- courses, the education office Coy Westtorry, ADC. '
Honor Medals (30 more than
mal briefings, questions in generaland has instigated a program that will
last year); and 50 Certificates ((25
personal interviews aid in efficient mailing- of com- Over 50 Out-Moded Aircraft :
more than last year).
S S pleted lessons, and which will allow

VP-S the education officer to followan Used For At ANPFiftylive i In addition to the Honor Medal
Study all cash prize winners will be
The cycle has shifted once more, individual's progress more ef I

and Patrol Squadron Five has entered fectively.The airplanes, most of presented a watch.

the last phase of intensive good work being done by them outmoded with the corningof crete ramp near Hangar 523. Letters must be over 100 words
of aircraft
training exercises that have occupied the education office is made 'the jet age, give Airman Pre- Although eight Furies and not longer than 500. Tney

a large part of the squadron's known, by the record of the squadron paratory School students their are jets, ranging from to will be judged for quality rather
Cutlass models, the majority include -
flying activity for the strength behind VW- first look into military aircraftat than quantity by an awards jury.
30 Corsairs, 14 TBMs, 2
In June, VP-5 flew a total of 4's air arm, and record, is the the NATTCenter. There is no limit on the number
ADs, and a P2V.
846.2 hours, and in July 784.4 knowledge the men on its roster Under the supervision of Aircraft of letters any one person may
Not only de the Airman Prep
hours. The aircraft availability have of their job. An educated Maintenance Division per- submit.
students work on the planes but e C
and utilization were proud recordsof Sailor Is by far the BEST Sailor sonnel at the Center, the planes
berthed in 523 and so do Ordnancemen and Electrician' Entries must be sent
are Hangars directly to
the and handling
efficiency expert
Lt (jg) J. J. Pausner. VW4'sFirst
Mates School students.
of the maintenance 622 as well as on the large con- Freedoms Foundation at Valley
squadron's Lieutenant, has left the
crews Three chiefs, under the command Forge, Valley Forge, Pa. Closing
squadron to take" a PG course in
David Teasdale, AOl, reportedto public information at the Univer- Civilians Rewinid Of : of Lt, (jg) Lloyd Peterson,'' date for the contest )is Nov. 11,

I handle the 20-man staff needed to 1955. Letters received after the
the "Mad Foxes" on August 2 sity of Boston, and Lt (jg) M. C.
from VP34. Charles McLendon, McKee, education officer, was released InsuraRce Waiver I keep the training planes in con deadline will automatically be

AD3, became a member of the to inactive duty and plansto Revocation DmlliR dition. The Chiefs ,are Edmond entered in the 1956 contest.

squadron on August 4 and Fas- attend the University of :Mississippi Ton liT, ADC; Coy Westberry, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine
Bilell AR3 arrived the Station civilian employees who ADC; and Richard Newland, AEC.Commended Corps and Coast Guard
quale on J. I. Mathls, AN, also re- person
filed "Waiver of Life Insurance
8th from Fasron 115. ceived his "diploma" in the formof a nel on active duty anywhere in

The final date selected for the a discharge last week. Coverage" prior to January 1, the world are eligible to enter
: 1955, are reminded that they have
lonf-awaited "Open House" is the S S S contest.
until 31 1053 to revoke that
Aug. ,
16th of this month. A personnel
VC-$2 4.0 -
inspection at 1300, inaugurate of waiver. Ships Over
A few months ago a shortage Employees who have not been
the festivities, and elaborate exhibits
photo pilots was the only large contacted to date should contact Jax-Cecil

demonstrating the squadron's problem the squadron faced, and their personnel office or call the Same DayHonored
operation will be on displayfor now when that situation has been
the interest of the squadron's corrected the lack of Employee Relations Division, industrial with a commendation
experienced Relations Road Gets
families and friends. personnel has cropped up againThis Department, from Capt. Henry C. DeLong.
Building 907. extension 420.a .
time the object of the commanding officer of the Naval

Fasten let Air Technical Training Center, II
great search is Photo Interpretation detachment. $62,000
Six men reported to the squadron Officers. With two RAD in The Education Office can look and shipping over in the Navy I

last week. They were: James June and July and two more out forward to & few more weeks of for six years, were both part of

Setthemire, Jr., AD2, from VP-3; on cruises: the home office often frantic activity as a result of the the Navy life this week of Harry Among appropriations for

Delbert Sanford, AEAN from AE found itself mighty shorthanded. recent announcement that AA's Frakes, PNC, of the Information construction relating to Jax

"A" school; Floyd Mcdung; Jr., Arriving Monday to at least partly are eligible for advancement to and Education Office. Navy that were passed by the

PHAA, tl'OnPII "A" school, Pen- alleviate this unhealthy situation AN within three months Insteadof Paying him off during the ship- 84th Congress before adjournment

sacola, and Carron Barnett, SN; was Ensign Ronald Slavecki, the six formerly required. The ping over was A. J. Baskerville, was the sum of $62,000

John J. Dinicola, Jr., SN; and from Photo Interpretation School, squadron has received over 80AA's DKC, who six years ago completed allocated for the improvementof

Dale E. Stephens, SN, from the Washington, D. C. lIe may bare- in recent drafts, and most of the same process while the I the NAS JacksonvilleNASCecil 1

Naval Receiving Station at Norfolk ly have time to get acquainted, them seem eager to add the extra two chiefs were stationed, at the I Field road connection ;

Va. though, before he will leave with stripe. NAS Norfolk. known as' Timuquana Jload..
Two men were awarded Good "
There was qnlte a difference
While far from de-
Conduct Awards at last month'sinspection. I
in I recall "
money, pointed -
mends now placed on the 12-mile
L. Godaell
They were out Chief Frakes. received

AMC, his 3rd 4th ,and 5th award, 1 S3C6 six years ago and now I link between Cecil Field and U.
S. it will
and J. E. Sadler, AT2, who received get around |14M." Highway 17, cover a
his first award. resurfacing of 5.6 miles, repairsto
His read in
: commendation the east abutment of Ortega
The squadron golf team closed a. Mr i part, for: Creek bridge, and construction

out the season by garnering 12 a degree of proficiencyIn
of 21 turnouts ,for damaged,
points from Special Services and the field of Information and
: towed aircraft, each to be 100
VC-62 and a cinch to be in the Education beyond: the qualifica
feet long and approximately half
play-offs. The softball team ended ::1; tions ,of your rating. During the a mile apart.

the season in a tie for 4th ,period of your duty you assistedin
; R'A ,.., The of the
; Department Navy
place. Easy Ed Graham, AN, the establishment and coordi-

pitched 15 of the team's games. '\ nation of programs for advance- endorsed improvements to the

Lt (jg) Charles Witkowski was "..'* ment in rate and reenlistment. existing road a little over a year
It then
busy handing out cigars this week The plan of these programs was, ago. was recommendedthat

after receiving his shiny silver ". -". in many cases, representative of a new planned highway be
,, constructed as an improvementto
bars. Witkowski was formally a your own initiative resourcefulness -

AOC CAP) and is being orderedto 4A4 and sound judgment." and replacement of present
State road 553 the
helicopter training at Pensacola Chief Frakes joined the Navy Timuquanaor
Jacksonville road.
for eight weeks and then t AirPac for duty. I Asiatic-Pacific Theater during According to U. S. Rep. Charles

World War II and has three starson E. Dennett, the Bureau of the

,"\v-* ; ;flji1 : his Korean campaign ribbon. Budget did not approve appropriations .

volumous to complete the recommended .
all the written __ __ -_._--_._.- __ .._m....... ___ I .
material that emerged from WWII Did you see the TV western improvements at this

one sentence gave in essence "WE'VE MET BEFORE was Just six years ago at NAS where the hero had to stop chas- time. The lesser sum was includ.

the key to the American sernceman' Norfolk that A. J. Baskrrville, DKC, (left) handed Harry Frakes, ing the villain after one block ed in a $2,250,000 supplemental

superiority above that of PNC, shipping-over pay Last Friday at Naval Air Technical Train- He'd reached the end of the appropriation passed by Congress
Chief Frakes
big Center, Baskerville repeated the performance as
his foe. For hidden in the tumul- shipped-over for another sIx years. chord on his ,ejectri} : guitar July 30.



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Page Four JAX AIR NEWS 11 August 1955 :

Hints ForHEALTHIER ; Proposed Medicare Bill

HAPPIER Offers Three OptionsA

new dependent medicare bill, incorporating a broad insure

LIVING ance coverage, was submitted by the Defense Department to Congress -

last week as* {t prepared to adjourn for the season.

So! You're going on a vacation. r V Wi f 2 Last year's bill, which went to Providing three options for

The paper is canceled, the tele- Congress late in the previous sea- men with dependents, the pro.
phone and lights are disconnected son, was rejected without even posal includes:

your pets are being taken I a committee hearing after its re-
care of by your next-door neigh w introduction this year. largely for "Regulars who insiston
bor and the milkman has been \ r w \h 0 almost -
The new bill has support of it," permitting dependents to
told to stop deliveries. interested in
all parties
go to military facilities for medi
But too' often, it's not enough medicare, both within and with- cal care if doctors, hospital spaces

to get a'few hundred, miles away out the government, according to and facilities are available.

from home. We want to run it up Dr. Edward Gushing, deputy as- PROGRAM
((2)) A designed to
into the thousands. Navy person; a; ;-.. ''''' : ;.. sistant secretary of defense for
cover the largest number Dr.
nel, anxious to get home on their health and welfare. He hopes it
., Cushing hopes 90 percent or more
annual leave, are inclined to S z/ i gets a hearing in Congress early
.' 'of all personnel-is a health insurance
drive too fast, too for, and over-' next year.story.
t .,. '.'
dolt. ? ..... ,', ......., plan to which military
I members would contribute
And that is where the trouble PIPED OVER THE SIDE I 30
A simple ceremony marked the Of 'Canes percent of the monthly premiumout
starts. In driving
your car you Band Director
beginning of retirement for of their pay (up to $3 a
begin to drive yourself. You beat
John W. Charlesworth Jr., MUG month), the government payingthe
off the miles by the hundreds (center on steps). With 20 yearsof Told
Charlesworth GeorgiansBy remainder. At this rate media
active behind him, he
and each day try to go a little duty
was signally honored by his cal care would cost a maximumof
'farther than you went the day friends shown here In a fare- VW-4 MemberPlaying $36 a year to individuals. With
before. Fatigue sets in, and with Out After 20The well salute. Left to right are, these premiums the government
fatigue! DANGER! When you've John E. Sarnhardt, BMC, (Bs'n's
driven farther than you should Jacksonville 'Navy band pipe in hand); Jasper V. Howard host while being a would buy a group insurance prot
TMC Paul R. Schleinkof from Blue Cross Blue
; the brought back gram -
guest was story
have in any one day, then the lost its director last week when YNC; Clyde A. Phillips DCC; Shield, one or more mutual companies
tiredness starts to settle in your Harry C. Brewer, MUC; Jack B. from Columbus, Ga., by Comdr.W. .
John W. Charjesworth) Jr., MUC, Cain executive officer of or from, some other'sourcg.
eyes, in your mind, in your very Coon, MUC, and Max G. Bon T. ,
bones. When that happens your departed the Navy after 20 years ner, QMC. Jacksonville's "Hurricane Hunters. .

judgment becomes impaired. service, but the post still stays ident Franklin D. Roosevelt was ." ((3)) OPTION THREE is design
Piloted Lcdr. R. T. Pittman ed for those who choose option
by ,
THE TENSION of tiredness in.the'family. making a presidential cruise
lead "down under." In fact, the late one of VW-4's P2V-5 Neptune one-if they cannot get military
may you to feel that you Charlesworth, director of the
landed at Musco- facility care-and for those who
patrol planes
President Charlesworth'acertificate
are alert and active. But you'renot band for the past three years, relinquished signed
County Airport last Tuesdayon refuse, to take insurance. The
his gee
You can't Judge distance his job to Harry indicating first
invitation from the Lions serviceman here is required to
and 'well. crossing of the equator. an
speed so You can'tmake Brewer, MUC, his brother-in-law.
Club of Columbus. Comdr. Cain pay 30 percent of, the first $100
decisions or react so quick Charlesworth, who was also
Piped over the side with sev- who is commander ofa for hospital care and treatment,
ly. And beyond that there is the eral of'his mates serving side stationed here in 1941-1944, plansto pilot-plane
similar reconnaissance and 15 percent of all after that.
risk of your tiredness becoming make his home in Jackson-
boys during ceremonies last and Lt. A. N. Fowler, aerology For outpatient treatment, the ser-
drowsiness and from drowsiness, ville.Supervisors.
Tuesday, Charlesworth, enlistedin viceman 30 percent of all
officer for the squadron, were pays
that thin 4
a slip over line into a the in in
Navy Philadelphia
aboard the flight into Georgia.
moment of sleep. When that hap- 1935. .A graduate of the first Group Medical is defined
care and
pens it usually results in a serious -
accident or sudden death. graduating class School of the newly of Music established -.To l\feet.Aug.\ 11 Lcdr. Pittman related to reporters limited to diagnosis, treatment of
How Navy at the airport a few of acute medical and surgical condi-
much better it is when
Washington D. C. in 1938 he The next regular meeting of
i feats tions
plan the that make the P2V and treatment of contagious
trip intelligently
you your ,
was assigned to Band Unit No. 4, the National Association of Supervisors
its diseases
making sure won't have to 11-man crew such an out- and ma-
of the first such"Units in the
drive too fast or too far in any one Local No. 11, will beheld standing weather reconnaissance ternity and infant care. Hospi-
Navy.In I aircraft. Speaking of 1954's most talization is not authorized for
one day. When you plan your Thursday, August 11 at 1930at
1938 he was ordered to select damaging storm, Hurricance Ha- domiciliary care and chronic diseases .
trip so you can drive comfort- the YWCA, 325 East Duval
ably, you can take time to stop a special group of Navy mu- zel, "We kept an eye on Hazel (convalescent care for tuberculosis -
and wander by that mountain sicians to form a band for the Street. All members are urged to 22% hours of each day from Oct. and polio victims, for

stream, to enjoy that forest glade. USS Houston aboard which Pres attend. There will be door prizes. 5 to Oct. 15," he said. During example), nervous disorders (other

When you give yourself enough that time the squadron flew 21 than diagnosis), and for "elec-

time to get from here to there, missions and made 148 geographical tive medical and surgical treat-

you can stop to refresh yourself; "fixes." The Neptune's watch ments as determined by the cog-

at a wayside stand, or with a set a new record in hurricance nizant physical" (such as plastic

wayside nap. When you give tracking history. surgery to remove a blemish),

yourself time, you can take time, Speaking before the Lions Club Dental treatment is not providednor

see what there is to see, drive Tuesday night was Lt. Fowler are glasses, prosthetic devices -

without being tired, and drive who was introduced by Comdr. or hearing aids except

without being in danger. Cain, who received an introduc- outside the United States.

OTHER SUGGESTIONS are tion from his brother, B. D. Cain, .

apparent: Make sure your car is a member of the Columbus organization Double Billing

in good mechanical condition; .
take it easy until you get the"feel" *

of your car at the higher Lt. Fowler stated that, "about Explained For

speeds, on the open road; avoid 200 hurricanes have crossed the
that feeling of lassitude on nation's shoreline in the last 80 Health PlansIn

straight stretches of road called years." He added that, "It is quite

"highway hypnosis" by conver- possible that a hurricane could order to clarify the' double

sations with passengers, playingthe penetrate to Columbus. billing privileges afforded NAS

radio, etc.. t 'In speaking of his own"experiences Jax members' of, Blue Cross-Blue

Braking distances are consider- during a hurricane flight, Shield, the following informationIs

able longer at higher speeds. This Lt. Fowler related that, "Insidea furnished.

makes it important to stay a safe hurricane: a plane can be tossed Employees who are on authorized :

distance behind the car ahead. up' and down like a ping, pong leave during the entire.

Many experts say that a minimum FULLY-ARMED AD-6 Skyraider: at Jacksonville's Fss- ball. The vibration of the terrific monthly collection period are dou
ron Six can brag that It has more "stingers" in its tail than any ble billed the month. It
safe distance is 20 feet foreach' turbulence makes electronic following
other warplane. That black blob on the tailhook is a swarm of -
'10 'miles of speed; honey bees-also fully armed. < scopes hard to r ad." Is their responsibility to see that
According the National Safe. both payments are made.
Host To 'Queen Employees who are in a work

ev-ery144 minutes'' on our streets status during the collection"period

and highways. About a million Oueeny. Pals Take Over AD-6 At Fasron 6 and fail to make their paymentreceive
.. a quarterly statement from
'and a half persons are injured in '- F 'I' '
traffic accidents every year. One Females are .unpredictable AD-6 "Skyriiders". That was all secured, Queenyi :friends would the Main Office of 'Blue Cross-

of the principal causes of this creatures! right with everyone, except that rush back to her aide Blue Shield and payment must be

death and maiming on the highways The unpredictableness of severs Tins SITUATION soon turned made directly to that office. In
is due to thoughtlessness. the routine duty of giving that order to get back in the NAS Jax

t Keep these safety hints carefully one certain female, althoughshe friends. I AD-S its. morning check-up into Group, an application card must

in mind, they may live :was every Inch a queen, QUEENY Is a honeybee and hazardous duty. be completed before the expira

your life. caused quite a bit of confusion so are her friends Then Queeny and her friends tion date of the quarterly state-

4 at Fleet Aircraft Service Fasron Six's pool aircraft lie had their picture taken. ment and forwarded through the

"Hello I* this Seaman Smith" turned-up and checked out..every Seemingly satisfied, the smug department personnel office to

r, r..yep.N ,- I Squadron Six this week. morning. When Queeny's AD-6 little gal left her perch on the AD- the Industrial Relations Depart-

l'{,An you aura?"* For no particular reason this was tume4uphe backwash from C's tallhook and led her colony on ment ,Building 907.

"Yep! t raJ,+11 t','cAU'her.' : Queenyf decidedto the propeller woul4) ,blow s all the their Unpredictable&y. ....; while Collection: period for the month

''"Well, Fd like to borrow ... ." sind'three'diy sitting on the bees off the tailhook :-, except the Fasron' Six maintenance department : of' August is"-Monday and Tuesday

'XII tell Mm when fa. cOrnel in." tailhook of one of Fasron Six's Queeny. So, when the engine was breathed sighs:. of relief ,,August 15 and' 16; ,,'



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H August\ 1955 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

20 Years Together i

Felix the Cat, VF-31 Share Birthday I;:

Felix the Cat, Fighter SALTY HUMOR FROM

Squadron 31's grinning insignia HERE AND THEREBy

NAS Supply department is the I has a longevity prob--
the time some men have

hub around which revolves a lem. money to burn, the pilot light ii i
According to official DCNO
wheel of activity. Waves out.

ute a great deal in making Supply (Air) records, VF-31, a Fleet Air

: a department efficient and. Jacksonville squadron, and Felix Do you drink?"

have just finished 20 years to .'N 0."

productive. gether. The squadron celebratedthe "Then please hold this bottle
Pleasant faces make for pleas- "
while I tie my shoe.
Commissary anniversary by. awarding Felix -
ant surroundings at Supply

Store where Waves Kar- his fifth gold "hashmark." : )_ Hear about the All American
But oldtimers Felix and \
been Reiland, SN; Blanche Ziem- say Tom-cat. lie made, seven yardsin

ski, SK3; Peg O'Neil, SKC; Deb- his squadron date even further 'S i one night.

into antiquity. Frank J, Lodes- i
bie Blevins, SN; Phyllis Irons, a > z
SN ky, ADC, of ComFairJax and a tiay Z CAia. v Then there's the guy who
SNand Malone
; his .
32-year man, remembers Felix wouldn't buy girl a parasolhe
and serve all customers with a told her shady stories in
serving with VF-6 In 1931 and
smile. stead.
recalls the squadron skipper in .
The sight of money means
1933 as the now Vice Admiral A certain zoologist announcedthat
nothing to the Waves attached to
Ralph A. Ofstie, Commander he was trying to cross a
Office. Seeing -
Supply Disbursing Sixth Fleet. .. .09...._ .. t parakeet with a black panther."Not" .
(that all Naval Personnel on the
their Wanda MORE HONORS FOR FELIX-Lcdr. D. C. Mmes ()left), commanding exclaimed the friend in
Station get pay are VF-S1' LEADING chief, FredR. officer of Fighter Squadron 31, paints another gold hash- whom he confided. "What do you

Earwood DKSA; Nina Redditt, Dugger, ADC, who has 27 mark on Felix the Cat to signify 20 years of good conduct with expect to get?"

DK1: Jane Bently, SN; Rosie years service, swears he knew the squadron. Leading Chief Fred R. Dunn, ADC, who claims "
Geoffrion, DK3, .and Mary Young, Felix as a kitten on the F4D's of that Felix has even more time in, holds the paint bucket for his "I don't rightly know, admit-
skipper. ted the scientist. "But if it starts
DK3. I original Lexington, squadronin
I talking, you'd better listen. ,
Paper work behind the job can 1928. He believes the unit was his grinning from the sides oi

be a big problem if not handled formed about 1926, prior to theship's the winged F4B-4's aboard the Free Bucks Given The woman who henpecks her

accurately. Waves Ellen Waulsh, commissioning. That would
Carriers USS Langley and USS
is find him
SKI; Lupie Ortiz, SN; Dottie give Felix and the squadron almost Seven More For husband\ Jikely to
other chicken.In .
Lexington. listening to some
Spatz, SN; Hazel Buechler, SKC; 30 years together, rather
Jean Carpenter, SK3; and Shirley than 20.Much. By Dec. 7, 1941, the squadronwas Safely SloganSeven .

Dobson, SA, make, certain all of the confusion lies in VF-6 aboard the USS Enterprise a courtroom takes 12 men
Supply. personnel work in ship the fact that most of the squadron When returning air group more personnel to find out if a woman is inno-
ranks of those latching on
cent. On road in the
records were lost during combat a country
when the and forms
shape papers aircraft discovered the Japaneseat being
to that "long green" by
moonlight it takes
only one.
operations in World War II.
leave their office. .
Pearl JIarbor, Felix lit the fuse safety conscious.For .
As result the "official"squadron
a even
Food, an important item in a of his bomb and used it at the providing the Voice of
had to be
sailor's life, is the responsibilityof reconstructed A Michigan preacher has urged
Checked from pther sources. Marshall, Wake, and Marcus Is- Safety with the correct answer "Christianity in Your Driving."
the Supply,department. "What is
with this question
aboard the Station by Wave Twenty years or thirty, the land attacks, Midway, Guadalcanal Docs he mean one should turn
the safety slogan for July, the
Carol Hoo'ser, SN; tons of meat, partnership has been marked the Philippines, Iwo Jima,, following received free dollar the other fender?
with action and honorseveryone
.potatoes and other goods are distributed that. and Tokyo: And naturally, Felix bills:
through the Main Com THE agrees DCNO'RECORD picks up was there with the covering Joseph Henry, Pubic Works Officer: "Are you happy now
inissary' Office where we find French that you're in the Navy?"
transportation; John ,
the squadron when it was knownas forces when departed on
Waves Lilian Whitney"SKSN: James Creecy, Malcolm Hearn, Boot: "Yes, sir."
VF-1B in July 1935. Felix, did his 1942 raid on Tokyo.In .
and Margie Schwab, SK3, hardat
Charles Roberts, William Pitt-
Officer "What be.
: were you
work. Marian Host, SK3, attached Korea in 1951 Felix and a all
man and Donald Cameron, fore you got into the NaV't"Doot
to Mainside Galley makes VF-31 Panther bagged one of
of Overhaul and Repair de : "Much happier."
sure the chow hall never runs the first Migs to be credited to partment.

out of supplies. Navy aircraft. The squadron had Safety slogan for July was
Salesman "You make small
been re-designated VF-31 three : a
Operating and responsible for "Let Safety Share Your Va-
earlier and had received deposit, then you pay no more for
years "
all articles issued through Waves cation Trip. '
six months.
thetr in 1949.
first jets
is Ellen Carlson, still more crisp
Small Stores There are I
Seaman "Who told
A REAL SALT, FELIX has : you about
dollar bills awaiting those who 4
SK3.NAS seen combat aboard such car- me?
can remember the slogan for
is depart-
Supply a
riers as the Enterprise, Saratoga,,
ment and the 23 Waves attachedto August, which is, "Safety can't
: x Ranger, Lexington, Hornet, York- "I simply learn to love
all of its units do a worth- rt town, Essex, and Leyte. Doesn't Cost You "Anything you," she declared. J

while job in contributing towardthe When VF-31 became the Atlan Until You Forget It. "But," the sailor pleaded, "I've 1

efficiency found aboard NAS tic Fleet's first' jet allweatheroutfit already saved $1,000." .

Jax. Y A' '. in 1953 Felix really beganto "In that case," she replied, I'll

Nineteen Waves at Mainside, put his cat-eyes to work. Pilots NAVY WIVESCQRNER take a few more lessons."

with pencils and paper in hand, found night intercepts duck

and many answers in their heads, soup with Felix riding along on Mr. Penny to butler: "Announce

marched to the Chow Hall Tues- the sides of their big Banshees. brought Mr. and Mrs. Penny and daughter -
The last club meeting
day morning to compete with -; In, charge of( the anniversary back a lot of old Club mcmcbrs. ." ;.

sailors for their third class crow. celebrations for Felix-officially Two of the mfcmbers have just Butler (announcing in a loud I

Out of the 19 Waves who com- celebrated as his 20th-was Lcdr. become mothers, Billie Heard and I voice) : "Three cents." ,

peted in the service-wide exam- k gA y Damon C. Mayes, VF-31 com- Corrine Aston. .

ination we hope all 19 of them manding officer, one of Felix's I ;

knew enough correct answers to old shipmates. Felix and his Saturday, July 30, a beach par- I Services Total
held at Jax Beach The
rate that red stripe. Skipper served together" previously ty was

: y wJ. when the skipper was a Ltjg) party was a success. Credit goesto 2,936,003 Men

II." the Entertainment Chairman,
in VF-6 during World War
Dottie Hammond and Joyce I 4l Total manpower strength of
Miller will join millions of others I -$ 1'5 VF-31 celebrated its 20th birthday Polly Lawrence. the armed forces stood at 2-

. with tailhook party last The Kiddie King and Queen
when take the
Friday they on 936,003 on June 30, based on
No. 1 career of women of theworld week as they completed carrier contest came to an end last Sun preliminary figures released
GLAMOROUS 'GEOLOGIST' USS afternoon at 1600 at King
aboard the day
; that of a housewife. qualifications recently by the Department of
who has
Cute Carol Hanson Lake Champlain. Hall, and was a big success. Win-
e, enough attributes to take' any Defense. This was. a drop .of
Boy friend broke? Want to enjoy man's "mind" off his work, The squadron turned in 300 ner of the Popularitycontest was 33,091 personnel.from the.May
with 604
proves that geology can belamoroDs. day and 29 night landings to wind Kerry Jo Middleton
without t
a nice. evening putting Carol's been named their final period of qualifications votes and'runnerup was Craig
up The,, Navy and Air Force
a dent into the savings? "Miss International Gem of
with 308 votes.
of schedule.the Corson
Come.on.over and join the. crowd 1955.A sparkling selection 1 a day --.... 'each registered slight: gains in

.air the. Waves. recreation f l ':! manpower figures for the
Dance to your favorite tune month, with the Navy pickingup

ed by your favorite band, nee.l- Promotions In Store For 81,000 EM I 477 and the Air Force 792.

in the lounge on the The Army and Marine Corps

Watch TV or if you Just dropped 34,193 and 167 respectively -

sit and chat while sipping on a About 81,000 enlisted personnel 63,250 promotions made after nel expected to take the E-5 .

coke there's a place for that too. almost half.of the 164-, last February's exams. exam on August 16, 24,000 will Re-enlistment figures show a

The Waves lounge it a good 000 expected to take the serv-_ About 73,000 seamen took the become second class petty officers total of 19,733 re-ups during

place to visit often. Ice-wide petty officer examina- pay grade E-4 examination on the bureau Indicated.The the month. A breakdown lists

tions this month, will win promotions August 9. The Bureau expects E-6 examination of August the Army as having< 8,875 re-

according to disclosures that about 50,000 will, be promoted 23 will show 7,000 winners enlistments, Navy 3,154, Marine -
el1.cardjt .
A verbal and get- \
;: .
f to third class of-: 'of'First Class,ratings out of and the Air
,who made by Bureau. of, Naval; petty Corps 749, J
{ sent..toi'J.o MJdkJff }
& ; ; r *' ., the who ,111 .,fake
Personnel. officials. fleer"ratings. t. ;" Force 7,155.-AFPS( >. +
is" recovering' at, the Hospital ,
; c more than' Of the 56,000; enlisted: ,. the examination < :2'
from appendectomy.: : This will'e' i750 1 l'' A person-, I P ; I J :v15 H :I *r .




Pago Sbt! JAX AIR NEWS '11 August 1955

'. <1< .",.. ,,* Bowlers

{ Plan '5556Competition

(By : )
..The a 1drti
this The. first meeting of the NAS

out the fax Ladies Bowling League for
til 1958. the 1955-6 season has been sched-
of : uled for August 18, it has been

for i announced by Rosalie W. Potts,
president.The .
: j
Who I meeting is to be held at
Through I the YWCA at 525 East Duval St.
season at 1945.

ports ;, All female employees of NAS
This is fax are eligible to join the

the League and. the League has e+c-
year. tended a cordial invitation to all .
Rear interested employees to attend

who is District baseball this meeting.It .
lax Navy combine. is expected that bowling will
( ; Jim Youngblood' '
; Hampton manager; begin on or about Sept 8, 1955.
member ; ; ; ; Tony Variola; John Big plans have been made for
squad; the coming season. Every effort
; will be made to send as many
played Korbcl l 'Clash I teams as possible from the leagueto
in 1922 Miami .in the Spring for the
Jack t I : Cup Finals | National Tournament of the Wo

Mike Demak' men's Bowling Association.
. recent clash for the Present officers of the League,
and Spring Cup in addition to the president, are:
Angeles ) Bea McConn, vice-president; Ruth
of NAS Hemlnger, treasurer; and Jo Samson -
placed off Dr. Good- sergeant-at-arms. The posl. 1
semifinals to gain UCla of secretary is vacant and

Pvt this position will be filled. by
happy \ I flight play Ed election at the coming meeting.::
king ed triumphant, t
N<: division honors

private win over Al Jax Awaits Pro
England and 2.

golf Myers annexed Gridiron Clash

72-hoI honors with a one-
Jack Wofford In
Two Comdr. Bishop' de
Wearer August 20It
'Kossert one-up
is also
right to meet John
Frank may be summer ,but football
the 4th flight toga.
coach definitely arrives in Jacksonville

Fla., August. 20 when the National Pro'eatlonal -
for his Squad f Football League Chicago
in the Bears and the Chicago Cardinals ..
Adm. square off In the Gator Bowl Sta
air Promise dium.

Pfc. II"a' ( of 543" out of a The Bears, seeking to regain
cently Marine John Weliver their lofty status of former years, .
led the first team are being put through snappy
: NATTCentcr pistol scrimmages thij. week. In the ,
camp. on the NAS range, first full scrimmage, Rick Casares,
( course. prize rookie from Fort Jacksonand
the University of Florida,
were: went 71 yards for a touchdownthe

the I AO-A, 502; first time lie got his handson
though \ the ball.
<< AE-B, 583; Wal-
the ( AE-A, 4SO; and Wil- The crew of Papa Bear George
barber) AE-A, 411. Ilalas boasts of a fine list of prom-
titude, ising rookies, In i addition to Casares.
will be held at
hitters. ( They include Joe Fortunato,
t second and fourth
Andy Kozar, Alto( Romlne, Ralph
., ries) I ; each month. Team
and Tom Roggeman. The
; ; was pleased
you Bears have two fine quarterbacks
shoot scores, made
The In George Blanda, formerly of
He also plans to
went I Kentucky and :Bob Williams, of
the in the Jax Po- Notre Dame.
Shoot next month.
24-6, in
The Cardinals are singing the
ball are held each week- praises of Frank Belardi, rookie
recting anyone wishing to from Colorado. In this fast, deceptive
former the team should re- rugged halfback the Cards
Ram range at that time. may come up with the prize rookieof
the year.
ed for The August 20 pro grid clash
lege Way To at,the Gator Bowl will be the first
charity in Florida In 25 years. Tickets

Finals are sold on first come, first served
Soldier basis for $3.75, $2.50 and $1.25.
duty They are available by mall from
All-Navy tourney
cal Jax Charities, Inc., 307 Hogan St.,
of 282, followed Jacksonville.
: ( ) J. B. Rountree, Se-
Washington, D. Doctor: "I can't find Jhe cause
; ComAirPac, of your trouble. I'm sure it's due
third place in to drink."
Ray Divcrsi, Fas- ,Patient: "Okay, sir. I'll come
also finished with back when you're sober."
ScarbrOugh, Patrol
} with a 290. Rhymes of IhcTimcsI
K. K. '''Bridge, Be-
the 54-hole Senior IlD LOCI' A LIMB
: with a 225, fol IWDI THE
S O! I 4M
A. L. John-
MedDept Pacific
and Comdr. H. M.

; : Coast Guard\t Dis

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11 August 1955 JAX AIR NEWS Page, Spven

lAX c "; -Lt l 5 J! It Form Plans For Mainside

SportsBriefs :t t Intramural Fall SlatePlans

Ai Yost was; man of the day in
for the balance of the 1055 Mainside Intramural
the Jax Navy's baseball tilt last athletic officers and
Sports Program were formulated by
Pinecastle Air Force
week representatives who met lastFriday at Building 930.
Base. Al smashed out a homei'un -
Fourteen units were represent
with two men on in the sixth ed at the gathering.One ber; bowling is slated to beginin

inning which served as the vital A of the major decisions of mid-September, and basketballwill

blow in lax: Navy's victory over -r- the day was the unanimous vote get Underway in mid-No-

the men *of the sky. cast to replace tennis with golf vember.

in the Iron Man. Trophy compe NAS Special Services department .

Jack Wofford member of the tition. It was reported that intramural is now in the process of

1954-55 basketball varsity and interest in tennis was forming. new rules and regulations -

up and corning golfer is in Sep )T. lacking. It was decided to con and revamping old ,ones

aration Center awaiting dis duct intramural golf play twicea governing Iron Man Trophy competition -

charge. Jack, who was workingas year, in May and August. The new rule sheet will

lifeguard at the Mainside pool, The group also decided that soon be available to all participating -

is being relieved by Steve Drown. points far swimming toward units.Maroon.

4L: t the Iron Man Trophy would be + .

With rounds of 81-76-80-84 fort cut In half.

total of 321 Charlie Summittof Sports selected to comprise the & Gold

Aviation Ordnance School finished n ___. __ ,_.__ Iron Man Trophy program for the

well behind the leader in A LEG OF THE IRON MAN TROPHY-The coveted .Main- July-December period include Chalks 13th
the All-Marine golf tournamentat ride Iron Man Trophy has gone'to VC-tt for the first bait of 1W5. basketball golf, touch football, Up
Island last week. VC-C2 was awarded the trophy for compiling the most points,
Parris 3,3(5, in intramural competition daring the January-July period. volleyball and bowling.
The event was won by Bob Awarded seml-annnally, the Iron Man Trophy Is emblematic of Golf play is scheduled to begin Straight WinAfter

Denning of Quantico with a 292 athletic supremacy In Intramural sports. Comdr. John Myers later this rnonth; football opensin
Lee of the Recruit- (right), NAS Jax executive officer presents the Iron Man Trophyto early September; volleyballwill clinching the second half
while Emory Comdr. Donald Diets, skipper of VC.' *h. accepted the tro-,
ing Station, Cincinnati, finished I phy on behalf of his squadron. commence in mid. ptem. championship of the City Baseball -
second with a 294. league last Thursday against

VFW Post 1689, 7.4, the NATT-
\ Rods and l Center nine slithered through to
Ltjg) Matt Kurilich is fillingin I II
its 13th straight victory Fridayby
Services officer at '
; as Special I .,
NATTCenter. He.also is officer- NimrodsO defeating Hardagtf & Sons, 12-
11 at Woodstock.
in-charge of the Wave Craoker-. & R anglers made some fine ,
jax softball team. catches the past weekend Outstanding Tonight the Center club closes

catch was made by L. F. the second half of the season

Frank Jankunis cbucked a very Royal and party. with a game against the Cadetson
Woodstock at 2000.
commendable ball game for Jax They started off by boating 16
Navy in their second encounter black bass. Not satisfied they Although Joe Hill was in trouble -

with Pinecastle Air Force. Having caught a wash tub half full with twice on the mound against v

the game under control most of bream, two more black bas and Best VFW he pulled out safely, largely -

the way, Frank suffered justonebad 14 mullet, all caught on worms. Crackerjax City's ; due to some flashy fielding by
Mel Young at second base. A big
spell giving only one run.
up Then the big catch happened.
second inning, with hits by Dob
They topped off their load by Await TournamentJax
Navy Atwood, Leo feller, Mel Williams -
Checkers, badminton and billiards catching an 18-pound catfishbutnot
and Johnny Culbreth, plusa
will wind the summer with a fish rod and line. That
Navy's Crackerjax annexed the Jacksonville Girls City walk to Smokey Vanover, net
program of intramural sports at cat was truck on the head with I
League championship Tuesday night with'a 15-6 trimming of arch ted four runs.!
NATTCenter, as no golf tourna- an oar! '
rival Pepsi Cola.Tuesday's It was a weird game the
ment was slated this year. C. J. GIAKUUSSO caught four
win the Waves
.i II gave of the the Crackerjax begin champions played against
speckled trout and one bass, averaging way
the second half bunting. and withit llardage, called at the end of
The All-Services Golf Cham- two pounds each at Jul. 1 automatic championship.The training for coming Navy tour-
an the seventh on a time agreement
pionship, scheduled at LangleyAir ington Creek. I Girls in Dlue had already nament competition. Whether the after Jim Youngblood's

Force Dase, has an interesting El W aid ran and his brother captured the first half round. local Waves will compete in the, single had scored Young, who
sidelight for local followers of of croakers and
caught the limit THE CRACKERJAX started upcoming Sixth ND tournament had singled, and Williams, who

the sport. spots at 'Sheffield Camp on New fast, collecting three markers in as, Green Cove Springs, has not was safe on an error.A .

Dig Dill Scarbrough, Jax Navy Berlin Road.T. the opening stanza. They added yet been decided.OJUGINALLY six-run rally by Ilardnge in

varsity team member, won his C. :McGana and A. W. Wilds two more in the third, five in the THREE teams the first of the seventh ,had put

way to the All-Services finals by boated five black bass and 32 fourth, two in the fifth and three' were slated to compete, but at them one run ahead. Cojjch\ Frank

placing fifth in the recent All- shell crackers at Swimming Pen in the seventh. the present time only two are entered McCaffrey used Bob Radloff, Dill

Navy. Each service sends its top Creek. A. E. Warren was boatman With city league play now out -Jax Navy and Pensacola. Richards and "Moon" Mullins to
five players to vie for the title for the trio.
the first-half title winner
If the Sixth ND meet is cancelled, stop :
as Armed Services Golfer KNIGHT landed two end are as follows:
top A. D. speckled I
then it will be a choice between and Mullins finally retired the
and team. trout in Brown Creek, and I Saturday, August 15-0500<) to -
lax Navy and Pensacola as to
and B. W. Bradshaw I 1000: 1600 to 1930. side.Young's
Big Dill will be seeing two old Jim Marian
14 0300: to who will represent the districtin three hits, a pair by
of black baas in I Sunday, August
friends of his in the tournament. caught the limit
1600 to 1930. the AllEastern.The Williams, and Ie lusty triple by
the John's River.William 1100:
They Pfc. Dan Sikes whose St.
are ,
Leo Keller all in the
have beaten figured scor
Mullins boated 12 (This column Is for ail band Crackerjax
home town is Jacksonville and
Lt. Ray Terry, son of Hall, of croakers and bream In the St.John's Reports on fishing ran be seat Pensacola three out .of four during ing.
directly to Juc Air News or to the season, and hold an impress Young is now leading the
Famer Bill Terry, also of Jack- near Ortega.
extension $25. !vo 30-9: record. NATTCenter sluggers with a cool
sonville. Sikes won the All-Army Best times for fishing this week- Bob Brown, '

title while Terry captured the ,' '.' .400 average. .
All-Air Force crown. I II I ;" Y/" .), ;: j,,):: :n :

The three have met on the links. NAWS Dominates

before in various Jax tourna- 4f

ments. Now they'll be battling Ping Pong Play.. t

miles from home. All of Jackson- Naval Air Weapons System

ville will be watching this All- School is dominating play in the

Services golf tournament. It could NATTCenter ping pong tourna

turn out to be an All-Jacksonville ment which was to be concludedthis

affair. week.In .

4.* the singles finals are John
Checker Tournament
Roberts and Jack Candland while I

During Noon Hours three of the four doubles teamsin

the semi-finals also hail from
With a full bracket of entries

the NATTCenter intramural r ''t 4c. Ct NAWS.In .the doubles semi-finals

checker' tournament got under- ,
4 George Blessing and Frank Gran-

way Wednesday in the Enlisted 1 iL. tham were pitted against Den
Men's Duilding 593.
Lounge, Rotter and Ed Foster, in the upper
Play will be held during the
bracket, while Roberts aniTCandland
noon hours. were scheduled against

Llye Cox and Dick Vance of Aviation

Storekeeper School.

o ymumtfimwf r "Don't dare park or you'll
the All-Station Intramural you
Immediately following -
the happy scene
VICTORS-This was
t HAIL, TilE championship playoff fray between VC-62 and NATTC Marines, last Tuesday VC- 2 have your hands full," she warn. -
11Y. softball Glidewell is hobted by coach Ter Goodson as teammates surround him for a round of ed. \
hurler Don
hack-slanninr following his no-hit, no-run performance. VC-C2, Mainside League representative, 'That's just what I am expect-
5-0, completing its Intramural season "lh( 17
defeated the Marines, NATTCenter rnjf," he ndmitted.
victories without a loss.



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land, :N. Y.

3 mi. upper furn apt $(0 mo. FROM\ THE ALL-NAVY finals

2511 Forbes. EV 7-3935. Mrs. in New York will be selected the

George. top talent of the Navy to be seen
4 rm. turn hse $75 mo. 2565
on the Ed Sullivan Show, Sept.
Peach Dr. EV 9-4446. "
1 ? 18.
5 rm. turn duplex. $90 mo. 5234
Lexington Ave. EV 98777. Wlns- To keep the list of performersdown

tead. to a suitable figure for Friday
3 rm. turn apt. $65 mo. 1534 night's show, a preliminarytrial

Pearl St. EL 53191. T .Y session is being held today

3 bdrm. unfurn. hse. $200 mo. On beginning at 1300 at Malnside
front. EV 8-8219. ..rr
ocean ,, Theatre.< Building 612. More detailed -
Share 2 bdrm. home. 3575 River- : information be obtained -
: cart
aide Ave. EV 81951. Mrs. A., : :;r: : from NAS Special Services,

B. Harris. k Building 930, extension 593.
3 bdrm. hse. $10 4776 Godwin a4 -
7 Jacksonville radio and televi-
Ave. Cecil Field Ext. 427. Mrs.
Hinkle ''--' .." "-- '" sion personalities, including i

3 rm. furn. apt. Ortega $50. EV Charles Ost, of WJHP-TV; Vir-
KINGS AND QUEENS-Flanked by the "cutest twins, Mary
9-5068. 4162 Oxford Ave.-Moore. Williams (left) and Marie Williams (right), Mary Lee Nester, ginia Atter WMBR-TV; and Dick
3 rm. furn. apt. 57.50 mo. 4485 Tots Selected Kerry Jo Middleton (second and third from left), and Dana Rupp Fellows, of Radio station WPDQ,
.College Rd. 112-8-4551. (second from right) pose with trophies won in the King and Queen will act as judges. Master of cer-
Contest sponsored by Jax,Navy Wives Club for the benefit 'of..the emonies will be Tucker
Furn. Trailer cottage $40 mor Tommy ,
National Navy Wives Club sholarshlp fund. About $400 was netted
8524 Matera Ave. 112-8-8244. by the contest held last Sunday at King Hall. of WMBR-TV.

Mrs. Saxller. NW AffairFive .
:5 s rm. unfurn. cottage. 4710 San

-Mrs.Juan Bellsario.Ave. $tO mo. EV 8-5503. ranging sets from of'Kings'infants and to 12-year-Queens, I Knowledge Of Hurricane Helps I I

3 bdnn. unfurn. apt. 2237 Orchard
olds, were crowned; in a success
St. '$40 mo. EL 6-5949. Mrs. ful contest staged by the Navy What, is a hurricane? hurricane edge of the storm.

Casserly. Wives Club last Sunday afternoon Last week the Jax: Air News A: Yes: They differ only in lo- Q. How low Is the pressure in

3 rm. unfurn duplex apt. 837 Ac- I in King Hall for the benefitof stressed.the need $or familiarization cation. Typhoons occur in the the eye of a hurricane?

ostia St. $55 mo. EV 7-4532 after the National Navy Wives by ill hands with hurricane Northwest Pacific. Other names A. Normal sea level pressure i is

1800. Miss Walters Club...scholarship fund. alert conditions but how manyof for tropical. cyclones are "Bagu- 29.92 inches of mercury; central]

3 rm. gar apt. furn. $60 mo. 1 rm. Approximately $409 was netted. us know j just what a hurricaneis ios" in the Philippines, "Willi- pressure in hurricanes!, less than
$10 wk 1 rm. $9 wk. 2601 Park. and the willies" in Australia and
In addition, trophies were pre- Knowing the makeup simply 28 inches is unusual.

EV 82770. Betsy. Houston sented to Mary and Marie Williams physical features of hurricanes "cyclones" in the Indian Ocean. Q. What Is the 'rate of move- -

3 rm. turn cottage. $35 mo. Iron cutest twins; Virginia and enables {the Navy and others to Q. How wide is a hurricane ment of hurricanes

Kettle Trailer Park 11284061. Ally Joe Maines, cutest brother better cope with the storm even A.. A .typical hurricane will A. hurricanes
:5 rm. unfurn. apt. 3662 Riverside and sister and Jo Middle. while 1 it is miles at sea. about 200 miles in
... Miss Smith. ; Kerry cover an area. at a speed of 10 to 20 miles per
Ave. EV 9-3718. unfum. 1637 ton, who sold 604 tickets, out. A question and answer digest, diameter. However, ,they. may hour, but they may travel much

1 bdrm. apt. turn or selling her nearest competitor, has been prepared through the vary from 100 to 500 miles in slower, particularly when changing
Front N. Atlantic Beach.
Ocean Craig Corson, by 296 tickets.. I cooperation of Airborne' Early diameter.Q. course..When they reach tem-

$75 mo,112.5.4161.FOR SALE The winning kings and queens, Warning Squadron 4, Jackson. How high is a hurricane? perate latitudes, they often-speedup

E home. 'Terrace. by age groups were: infants, Kel- ville's Hurricane'Hunters, for Jax A. The hurricane winds and to as much as 50 miles per
r 3 bdrm. \Venetla ly Wehunt and Steven Harmon; Air News readers.Q. clouds usually extend upward hour.Q. .
6233 Pennant Dr. W. NAS Ext.
1.3, Tommy McMann and Tamara What hurricanes
are 40,000 to 60,000 feet
Would it be to
Gu G. I. possible,
587. G. R. : mann. equity.
.. Audette 3-5, Mary Lee,Wes A.- Hurricane aretropical -
; cyclones i
1953 Use Trailer. 28 Mi ft 5558 Q. How large Is the "eye" of a break op a hurricane with an
ter and Dana Rupp; 6-8, Dolores which occur in the Atlantic -
110th St. Ext,8280, Chief Lowe. hurricane atom' bomb_
Fuller and'. Craig Corson;, 9-12, Caribbean, and Gulf of
Trailer. Make offer for A. Hurricane "eyes" average
1953 Use A. Very unlikely. It has been
Linda Moore and Norman Lee.
*- Mexico. By common agreementthey
about 14 miles in diameter.Q. .
equity. Lot 9, Azalea Trailer The judges were Charles Ost, are called ''tropical storms"until calculated energy equivalent to
How does hurricane form
Pk. It. E..Cole. a 400 atom bombs exist in
Johnson wind a tropi-
John Eastman and
Marilyn the maximum speed Charles
22 ft. Use Trailer. EV 7-5110 or A. According to Capt. cal hurricane. The
from WJHP-TV; and Dorothy exceeds 75 miles per hour, after I energy proc-
Barrow, 0 & R, Instrument shop. Alpines (ret.T somewhere the! ess which drives a hurricane is a
director of the Duval called hurricanes
Siegel, which they are sultry and humid doldrums (a
:MISCELLANEOUSRiders Schoofs Association Indians' word for "big continuous one, utilizing the heat
County Nursery the Carib a Atlantic Ocean
of the eastern
from Lakeshore area via part energy released in the condensation -
They were by wind.
103rd St. to 0 & R. McNeil, Shop near the equator) a large patchof of millions of tons of water
chairman of the cyclones
Marge Bradley, Q. What are tropical air becomes 'heated over a
23, Bldg. 8, 122. over many thousands of square
contest committee after about violent
A. Tropical cyclones are rises all
Ride wanted from vie. 6th. Main warm sea. Suddenly it It is that instantaneous
miles. not
likely an
800 had been welcomed rain which form
guests by wind and storms
like balloon
in one big ball, a giant
Sts. Irs 8-{:30. Lora Kurz. EL in
: explosion an area
Ruth Lee, president of the local only in tropical regions. The In its place cool air rushes
46850. of mile would have
one square
a club. winds of a tropical cyclone northof
WANTEDWanted In from all directions, not as a
Local florist shops donated. the equator blow in a counter- breeze but wind any permanent effect on a hurri
gentle as a great
to rent. 3 or 4 bdnn. un-
flowers, bouquets for winning' clockwise direction around a calm
hse. before Sept. 15. EV racing to fill the void left by the
furn. girls, and orchids for members of central area, known as the "eye. "balloon."

9-5628. Lt Casey. Ext. 8276. i the committee. Serving with Mrs. The winds of tropical cyclones i ascending There is the beginningwarmmoist 'Cane

Bradley were: Bette Corson, Kay south of the equator blow in a air rising rapidly in the
School Honors Go To (Continued From Page 1))
Bothoff Linde clockwise direction around the
Phyllis Blessinger, center, more moisture-laden air
Richards Ruhl Forsythe .Ruth Damon Polly "eye." and his crew flew out of San
rushing in from all sides. The
Alan Richards, AOAA, of North Lawrence and Betty Hickman. Q. Is a typhoon the same as a rising air loft, cooling as it goes Juan to make two penetrations,
Beach and Thomas Ruhl, I and one radar fix. They found
Miami suddenly starts to produce rain,
AEAN, of Santa'Ana, Calif., were torrents of it, and at the same winds of'120 knots, or 137 mph.
On the night of August 7, Lcdr.
selected honor students of Aviation time releases the terrific energy
Newman and crew made a night
Ordnanceman School ClassA
held in the cylinder of this gi-

and Aviation Electrician's ;"t gantic heat engine. More and reconnaissance flight reporting

Mate School Class A, respective- more air is sucked in from the 13 radar fixes.Monday .

ly.Richards' surrounding area. morning, August 8, at
has been assigned to The system whirls faster, the 0500 Comdr. Edward Foster, skip

VP-57 at the Naval Air Station, winds increase, to blow the tops per of VW-4, left Jax to pene

Whidbey Island, Wash., for duty, from the waves in a sheet of. trate the hurricane, which by

while Ruhl will return to Naval white flying spray. Finally the I then w'as 500.miles at sea east of

Air Station Miramar, Calif., for centrifugal force, tending to Great Adaca Island. During the

duty. throw the. rotating air outward, flight, one. penetratipn was made.
balances the force sucking the Winds were recorded at 120

air in toward the center. This knots.
Adm. Cornwell
results in the formation of a
Upon return to Jax, Comdr.
\ (Continued From Page 1) "cylinder" of air standing at the Foster declared', was my first

., to the aviation unit of the battleship a' center with walls literally hard- low level flight and first penetration -

USS Utah. The left wing ened so that air cannot get in Into a hurricane. I was'more

of the plane he was flying col- from the outside while that on impressed than ever with the
his in the Inside remains idly stagnant.
lapsed, wedging passenger complete synchronization of the
his seat unable to bail out.Rather It is the "eye" of the hurricane14
at their
crew respective duty
than leave his passenger to miles, in diameter.Q. stations"

spin down to certain death, Ad- How strong are the windsof

miral Cornwell, then a Lieutenant SAFETY FIRST-Comdr. Howard S.Young, commanding officer a hurricane "The team work was excellent,

brought the plane down ina NAAS Mayport, is congratulating Samuel Liberto, who has A. Winds greater than 150 and each man carried on without
Others in
of accident-free supervision.
completed one year
crash landing. Jackson and Willie Good- miles per hour are uncommon guidance. I cannot say enough
the group (left to right) are Nathaniel
Admiral Cornwell is marriedto man, accident-free drivers for one year; Ilorace Smith, three-year An average hurricane would be praise for the squadron's maintenance

the former Dorothy Pratt of supervision; Edward Megoalgal, one-year accident-free supervision; about 120 miles per hour just out department, headed by

Norfolk, Va., and they have one ,Charles C. Gllflllan Green Public, four-year Works accident-free officer. Not shown supervision was;Harold and Lt.Friable Justus, side the "eye," :tapering off,: to .Sam, llawes, ADC. ,They did an

daughter, Frances. who has completed 10. years of accident-free driving 40 miles per hour ,on the ,outer excellent 'Job,*? the Comdr, added,