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Returning After Months -i'y'J'

As NATO, Unit In Mediterranean f


Patrol Squadron 16 I is due of every major NATO country. not only wOrked' with the 'Sixth
to arrive at NAS Jax at noon The squadron was based at Naval Fleet, but also'wlth'and in some .
Saturday after a five-month Air Facility, Port Lyautey, cases directly under the controlof i '
i deployment to the Mediter- French Morocco during its over foreign military commanders. J .4 4i i

ranean area where it operated seas assignment. THE LANGUAGE,barrier,'even ,
with the U. S. Navy Sixth Squadron skipper Comdr. Paul with the other English speaking aR (
Fleet, and NATO forces. Bazler declared the deployment officers, was one: of the big handicaps '4
For the past five months VP-16 highly successful and that such which initially faced a
has served as the shore-based work demonstrated again the new unit in such operations according "

anti-submarine unit assigned to ability, flexibility, and readiness to ,Comdr. Bazler..How \
NATO forces in the Mediterranean of the U. S. Navy combat units. ever, after a short period of Joint
with planes and crews work. The local squadron, a unit of operations, levels of understand- I J : i-iim.i ,' '
ing with and flying from the soil Fleet. Air Wing Eleven of Jax, (Please Turn to Pare 8, Col. :2) ,

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VOL-13 No 37 U. S.. N. A. _S. Jacksonville; Fla 8 December. 1955.
GROUND CREWMEN AT WORK Success of any operation
is directly dependent upon the condition and readiness of the
Form NewReserve aircraft. For every hour of actual air operation many hours of
maintenance, testing and checking of the plane's complicated
mechanical and electronic systems is necessary. The maintenancecrews
of Patrol Squadron 16 had much to do with the readinessof
p1r the squadron during Its NATO cruise. Shown above workingon
a P2V engine'are (left to right) G. R. Travis, ADAN; P. E.
__-I Unit HereA Gamble, AD3; M. L. Cohen, ADAN; and J. P. Chvostal,"AD1.

Reserve Transportation Quarterly Marks To Go

( 1k! Squadron commissioned VR-741 here, on will

17, according, to Capt. Wilson New Rating System

Bartlett, commanding officerof

val.Air Reserve Training

r Unit.In charge. of the organization of Being PreparedA

the squadron will be the train-

ing department of NARTU, under
rP J the direction of Comdr." II. E. plan to abandon the quarterly marks method for rat:

.1 Wheeler, flight training officer.To ing personnel and to replace it with a' more precise system
Get R5D that will give an overall evaluation of each enlisted man'a

Comdr. Vincent F. McClintockof performance is being formulated by the Bureau of Naval

Daytona Beach, will be the Personnel. _
commanding officer. Although some opposition ha!I
will scrap the 4.0 rating scale for
The best of experience will 'be been voiced to this plan, the new a system based' upon such rat

TOP SAFETY AWARD offered they personnel of VR741.A changes are now being carefull),. ings as outstanding, excellent,
Rear Adm. F. M. Hughes, Commander new R5D will be assigned to I reviewed by BuPers before being > good, satisfactory and unsatis
CNO Safety Fleet Air Wings, Atlan the unit in about four or five officially adopted. factory. ,
tic, (left) presents the Chiefof months, P2Vs and SNDs being Such a study was ordered by i
Naval Operations Aviation The following five traits, mark
the Chief of Naval Personnel,
used until it arrives.
Safety Award for 1955 to
ed rather than
Comdr. Robert Streiter, commanding Vice Adm. James L. Holloway,
Mission of the
Award To new squadron
evaluates almost all 1
described the method
officer of Patrol who present
will of
be transportation
Squadron 5. The Jax squadrons .. person of ratings as "ambiguous and enlisted personnel: efficiency
was awarded the top safety nel and material, coordination of obedience, military bearing, getting -
honors for having flown nearly flights within the chain of Air ill-defined.
with others and
along supervision
PatRon Five"Safety miles without single ,Patterned on the special rating
2,000,000 a Reserve Training Command, and and leadership. Indi-
chief and first class
accident. This required 9,675 training of aviation personnel in system for
hours of flying In 12 ?2V Nep- the vidual potentialities for combator
officers proposed plan
(Please Turn to 8 Col. petty
Pate ,
is Naval aviation'smost tune patrol bombers. .,. emergency performance and
important product," WEATHER OUTLOOKFriday advancement possibilities will'bo
Hear Adm. F. M. Hughes, Cool and given overall evaluation under
VP-18 Pilots
Commander Fleet Air Wings, Designated cloudy. the new plan. ..
Atlantic, told some 130 offi Saturday Clearing and con Though the Bureau of Naval.
cers and men of Patrol Squadron tinued cool.Sunday Personnel Manual lists definite r
Five last week when he Official WhalebangersTwo
Clear with warming standards as a guide in assigning
them with the 1955 -
presented temperature. quarterly marks, final interpre-
Chief of Naval Operations pilots ,of Patrol Squadron tation remains with the individual -

Aviations Safety Award VP-18, have been given the official activity, resulting in come
Is .
Patrol Squadron Five tied with designation of "Whale Bangers t mands construing theories far
Patrol Squadron Seven at Quon- of the North," for heroic rolesin F from intended standards.For .

set Point, R. I., for this year's their squadron's successful attack example, one theory Is
, award. This is the first time two against the killer whales that "no man is ever good enoughto
patrol units have ever tied for which menaced the fishing indus i L '4j get a 4.0 mark" in anythingbut
the CNO award in competitionwith tries of Iceland last October.In i conduct. Regardless of how

all Atlantic Fleet dual-pilot a ceremony held in the office j: .* -c well 'an indiviual performs his
aircraft. of Comdr. J. T. Straker, :' job he would never rate a mark

ccepting the award from Ad. squadron commander, honors .. .. higher than 3.5 or 3.9.
miral Hughes, was Comdr.' Rob. were_ exchanged between the i: Another theory would base its
ert M. Streiter, commanding officer squadron and the Icelandic Fish. ratings on past, performance, the
of VP-5. ing Industries. : result being that marks given at
citation the previous command are averaged -
A OF Commander Straker read a "t1
Fleet Air
UNIT Wing ..
and used again.
11, VP-5 was, one of five squad designating Lt. Comdr. W. ... .
Recognizing a weakness in tho
rons, including all types in the R.; Morey and Lt. W. L. Jensen, ."" : "-
entire Atlantic Fleet gain two of the pilots involved in the present system of measuring pro.
to the :
'r.h ficiency in rate and
award-the big whale hunt, as "Whale Bangers
given highest safetyhonor of the North." The two are ; as it is sometimes affected by the
throughout the
: Navy. conduct mark, the Bureau of Naval
authorized the Distinguished
Twice winner of the AhForce now to wear "
Personnel designed the
Atlantic Fleet's Whaling Cross with
coveted "Battle
Efficiency "F" award, VP-S: ratesas Herring Clusters for all succeeding ;". .,:,,. .; ..:.; new and plan conduct to evaluate separately.proficiency Bureau;
; '
attacks against the voracious ;
an Fleet
mainspring officials feel that a conduct mark,
of experience and efficiency in '_Y"---' for example, in the case of an
its primary anti-submarine mission Mr. Agnar Cudmundsson of the CROIX de GRAMPI WITH HERRING Wearing the Croixde individual who has received dis.
and the tasks of aerial mining Icelandic Fisheries Association, in GrampI and out-sized Navy wings, Agnar Gndmnndsson (right) ciplinary action, should never
assigned.The turn was designated an honorary of the Icelandic Fisheries Association, reciprocates the honors bestowed theless be determined from the
coveted award was gar- member of VP-18 for his services upon him by Patrol Squadron 18. He is presenting VP-18 overall
marking period and not
skipper Comdr. 1. T. Straker with a trophy made entirely of
(Please Tom to Page 8, Col. 5) (Please Tom to Page I, Col. 5)' whales' teeth. for the particular eUma.VP16

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! rage Two. JAX AIR NEWS 8 December 1955JflWfld&fl4Ii& !


;, Suggestion Program in progress family Needs A Lift;

,r Yeoman Queries Bag Inspection; Pals Lend A Band

i The way a Navy outfit takes

t PnbUihea ever TJunrttjr. tor Nary and Martin activities: at Naval .Air Improvement Board Answers care of its own was demon.
.Station. Jacksonville *la,
HAS.' JMk .mrUlc strated here this week by
personnel -
! Capt. William S. Harrta __ -______ ___ ___ __. Commanding Officer letter with of VC-62.
Comdr. John N. A representative
Executive Officer
ing daily or to wear a clean pair
Fleet Air jaakaavlU a bona fide suggestion it herewith Billy E. Curtis, AEl has
, Rear Aflm. Dclfcert S. CornwcU __ CommanderCblet of dungarees.I .
been serving with
I Capt. fclchara O Greene of SUU published by Jax Air New a jet photo
I feel that daily appearance
Reel Air WI g tlevea In answer to o caR for beneficial detachment aboard the USS
Capt Edwin J. S. Young Commander speaks for itself. If a person wearsa Lake
Comdr. frank D. lleyer Chief Stall titflcer suggestions concerning management Champlain since August,
Natal Air TccaaJeal TraUlag Ceases of the Naval Air Station ragged uniform, or in the eyes I His wife, Joanna, who lives at
Capt. Henry C. DeLon t Commanding Officer I of his superiors should replace
Comdr. Edward W. pahop __ ExtcuUvt Olflcwr by Capt. William S. Harris I 1 8345 Collins Rd., Orange Park,
Naval Bwpltal commanding officer, thlt that uniform, then an order to I returned last week from a va
Capt. Benjamin' N. Ahl Commanding Officer r do should be sufficient. !
I Capt. U.A. Newton ______ ___ Executive;: Officer letter hat been chosen by a committee so certain-I cation trip to Mississippi to
Nor wett- ly a bag Inspection cannot find little else but
w an example of a the house
Capt. Wilson R. Bartlett ... Commanding Officer
Comdr. Laurence F. Stelfenhagea FsecuUve Officer meaning, constructive Idea. I the uniform any sooner : iteelt

I Published along with the Ill admit a bag inspection will I The bedroom suite was gone
I The SAX AIR NEWS It published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station. discover that a man may not own !
Jacksonville Florida, and printed commercially with non ro dated fund COllUt fttee'. answer, It It presented except for the mattress The
I at no expense tithe government and In compliance: with NAVEXOS P-35 Kev. other a watch cap or boondockers, but television set
Nov. 1945. Coplea are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the In hopes that personnel was missing. The
Naval Air Technical Training Center Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, and the will use It as a pattern I'm sure that an individual in closets had been ransacked:
U.. S. Naval UMpitaL ; of a watch cap would certainly worth hadbeen
their ideas and
Service Information Officer-Lt. Ted Morgan for own constructive $600 of clothes
get it (in most cases it's not partof
Editor.Andrew B. Flaney to be submitted to the torn- stolen.
Aas't Wltor-Beda MooreStaff Rportm-Jaek Holmes PHI; Marion manding officer. the uniform). It only a bag Carl ,E. Owens, AOC, lead-
Cracran JO2 Nancy Ward JOSH Joe YNZ
: ; Canllli. inspection can Indicate that an Individual -
The SAX AIR NEWS 1e a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Sir: ing chief, took charge of rais-
.AITS permission Armed. publication may not be reprinted o'other: Recently a rumor waa heard has three white hats instead ing fs. nds. He helped Mrs.
the wrlttea of Force* Press Service. Republicatlaa of four then certainlycan't
matter, except by service publication, U prohibited without pennlsdoa oj that. personnel at the Naval Air you Curtis purchase a new bed
Editor JAX AIR NEWS. force him to buy the fourth.
Station should expect a bag inspection room outfit and it
move in.
Editorial located Main
offices Administration Bmlldlng. Phone extensions he's
8346: 216 and 8164. and therefore should Evidentally, getting along The rest of the $250 collectedwas
well with three.I .
prepare for it. quite only presented in cash.

1955 Season Busiest So I thought to myself-What have what I consider a good Mrs. Curtis was "Happy asa

purpose does a bag inspectionserve argument against bag inspections Kitten," Owens said.

? Why U it a necessity ata ashore.

Cane Hunters' Tell shore command I want to make Very respectfully your, mum amount of clothing that is

clear that I do not condemn bag a second class yeoman deemed necessary for continuous

Although the 1955 hurricane season was officially over on Dec inspection in all cases. Answer: good personal appearances. These
It is recommended that fur-
no requirements have been deter-
ember 1, the many extremely rough experiences which the flight I believe It a good idea whena
ther action be taken on the sug- mind after years of experience.Sea .
ship a squadron
crews of Jacksonville's Hurricane Hunters encountered will not deploying or
gestion that Bag Inspections be Bag inspection is military
be quickly forgotten.In slated for a cruise. It Is impor- a
.J. discontinued for personnel on device to insure that
comparison to last tant to be sure that the personnelare everyman
-- Nature's vicious tropical cyclonesnot heel, the next moment you'd be readily equipped for a certain Shore Duty aboard NAS Jack- has adequate clothing to in.

only multiplied in numbers, I around like a giant thrown back climate or for an extended cruise, sonville for the following rea- sure presentation of a neat, clean

but also created the most trying and forth between his hands." at which times items needed later sons: appearance at all times. It is realized

season in the history of Early There is always a feeling of are not available in the ship's Good personal appearance is that a sea bag inspectionis

Airborne Warning SquadronFour tension among crew members on small stores. the basis for high -morals in all not required for all personnel

Comdr. Edward Foster, a penetration mission, even However, sir, I fail to see the walks of life, particularly in the but of necessity Naval Instructions -

commanding officer, said in sum though those men, veterans in the necessity at a shore station. military service. regarding inspections must

ming up the picture. business, joke and kid each otheras Speaking from a personal stand- Proper uniforms and accessor- be written for all hands.Commanding .

During the months of the hur- they climb aboard a P2V-5 point, I feel that it is below In- ies with a neat, clean appear- Officer's

ricane season, which starts June patrol place and take their duty dividual dignity to have to tote ance improve personal appear- Suggestion. Board

15, flight crews and maintenancecrews stations. Hurricane hunting is no from home or barracks a seabagfull ance. .
picnic. of Navy clothes in order to The sea bag required of all na-
were kept hopping
over all the flight crews loggedup The penetration of a hurri- prove able to change undercloth- val personnel contains the mini- ,I Dl l E _
a total of 120,000 miles in fly- cane's eye, which in most cases ,SERVICES

ing missions, or five times the averages 14 miles in diameter is "- .',M '

distance around the earth. an experience' of physical tension

rather_ than mental excitement. CATHOLICSunday

The squadron flew 14 percent S e Mass 0.800, 0900

more this past season than in sq r 1000 St. Edward's Chapel.
The 1955 hurricane season piledup
1954; 96 percent more than two Saturday 0800.
I a total of 11 beginning withA
years ago, and 136 percent more Daily 0630.
and ending with
than in 1952. Although the hurri- Sunday 0630 Mass at the
storms, which raged out of the
cane .season was over on Novem- Hospital Chapel, 1900; Instruction
Caribbean, and of that number
ber 15, it was not officially ended classes, Bldg. 4361.
the "Cane Hunters flew nine of:
for the 'cane hunters until De- s.. fYa' Thursday 1900Instructionclasses
them, since those were the ones
cember 1, when the change was Bldg. 463.
which swirled the vicinity in theNavy's A
made in the squadron's opera- .Y H fqx PROTESTANTThursdar
tional controLIn
/ December
It was pointed Out that the
discussing two particular 1900 All-Saint's Choir Rehearsal
hurricanes, Janet; of this past sea- total number of penetrations

son, and Hazel of last year, Ltjg( ) made by. the squadron into those 10
storms 76 of which 32 Saturday,
John Carney, a flight aerologist, was were
said, "You cannot make any com- low level flights, 31 were radar, 1000 Catechetical Instruction

parison between those two storms and 13 were investigative typeno (Lutheran) for children.

since there was none to make. ( actual storm). Sunday, December 12

Janet was the most treacherous, Although the squadron flew ALL-SAINTS' CHAPEL

vicious violent, unpredictable 584 hours, a total of 74S hours J 0800 Epis'ropal Communion

darned tropical storm I had ever was logged in all on operational > ... .. Service, Chaplain Nickelson.

flown. missions. The difference was cre- milS WONT HURT" Dr. Thomas Stanley, a veteran 0930 Sunday School for ages

e e dited to the investigative mis- Army physician, rives an ear check to Patricia Chalrnet at the 4 through Jr. High, Bldg. 804.
NAS Dispensary, with the aid of Lois Scheuermann, IIMS. A for-
"You were bumped, hammered sions, and the crews also flew an mer Jax Beach physician Dr. Stanley handles Wave and depen- 0930 Holy Communion Ser-

pushed and kicked all over the average of 10 hours per flight. dent clinic cases and is the. only civilian doctor employed at the vice, Chaplain Stephenson.

place by those terrific howling, Dispensary. 1100 "Meaning of Advent"
This past season marked the
jolting shrieking wind One I
first time that the Super Constellation -I from Georgetown University, Chaplain Carpenter, _
minute you'd be jarred to
your ) type (WV 3)) aircraft, Ex-Army Doctor Washington, D. C., in 1936. After 1800 Lutheran Holy communion

which is a, veritable flying radar interning at Bon Secours Hospital Service Chaplain Pieper.

St. Augustine Club laboratory, was used in hurricane Works At NAS In Baltimore, Md., and subse- 1900 The United Fellowship

reconnaissance. A total of five quently at Riverside Hospital, of Protestants, Bldg. 804.

Plan Service DanceThe missions was flown with this Civilian StatusA Jacksonville, he entered private ST. LUKE'S HOSPITAL

St. Augustine USO will plane, which when circumstances practice in West Palm Beach. In 0930 Sunday School Nursery.

join forces with the Lyceum Ser. necessitate, can carry 'a comple- veteran Army doctor, who 1940 he began his service in the I 0930 Divine Worship.

vicemen's Center for a special ment of 22, half of which represent established a private practice at Army.. Monday, December 12

Christmas Buffet and Dance, to the relief crew. Jacksonville Beach at the end of During World War II, Dr. Stan- 1930 All-Saints' Choir -

be held in the Lyceum Ballroom, Comdr. Foster was not only World War II, is now on civil ley was temporarily assigned to .

on the evening of Saturday, Dec. high in his praise 'for the splen- service'status serving as the only the Sixth Air Force in Peru, and Tuesday, December 13

10 from 2000 to 2300. did work accomplished by all civilian physician in the NAS in the Panama .Canal Zone for ,. 1900 Lutheran Instruction
All servicemen and servicewomen flight crews officers and enlisted Dispensary, Dr. Thomas Stanley, three years. Later duty took himto Classes Chaplain Pieper All

from the Jacksonville Naval personnel alike, but.also for the a.former lieutenant colonel the general hospitals in Englandand Saints' ChapeL

Air Station are cordially invited excellent work turned out by the Army Medical Corps, has been assigned France. 1900 Episcopal Instruction

to attend. Girls will be present maintenance department under ,to the Wave and depen- Nickelson -
Due a' Classes Chaplain
from Jacksonville and St. Augus- Lcdr. Roland Westover, Lcdr. dent clinic replacing Dr. Veldora to doctor shortage in the Chaplain's Of
Bldg. 563 NATTC
tine, and special features will in- Robert Warren, and, two chief Yesco, who has returned to pri- military services, it is becomingmore fice. ,

clude favors, prizes, intermis- petty officers, Samual Hawes, vate practice.A and more common to em- 14

s ion entertainments, and a ADC, and William Wadsworth, native of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., ploy civilian doctors in Naval 1900 Thursday_ All-Saints', December Choir fle-

Christmas Buffet Supper. ADC. he received his medical degree dispensaries.
hearsal. ,


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'8 December 1955 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three


VC-62, VW-4, VA-J72, VA-175, FAW-11

I Scouting y'Nj Squadrons [SALTYHUMORFROM

Three VC-62 personnel will ap-( by Airborne Ear 1 y Warning HERE AND THERETwo
Squadron Four during the last
pear on local television
programs moonshiners who lived in
Lcdr. R L. Newman and Lt i
within year. ,
the next few days. William
J. E. J. Casey also participated in the mountains were taking their
Mannaionl and Emmet
the symposium. first train trip. They had never
Rodifer, both Airmen, will ap t but hot
tasted soda pop, bought a
pear on WMBR-TV's Telthon Highlighting last week's activities -
tie from the boy came by
which in .VW-4 were the squadron
starts at 1000 on December selling U. The first moonshiner
id and runs until 1300 on De inspection and the presentation
the of the bottle with
wiped top
cember 11. Mannaioni is a bari !ol lIurriphooner Certificates. The % S his hand and took a long pull as .-

tone and ,Hodiier! a pantomimist.. awards went ,to Lt. R W. Grill; the train entered a tunnel."How'd .
R. H. Kernen AL1 R. C. Lee
Lt. Kay L. Kyle will be featured ; you like it, Jed?" ask "
in ""This Is Your Navy," ADI; J. O. Jenkins, ADI; L. V. ed his companion. .

Fleet Air Jax series, over W JIIP- Richardson, AN; C. C. Hood, AN, "Don't touch that stuff, Lem. I'

TV at 1930 on December 12. Ina .and R.M.,Boots, AA. been. struck blind."

short film, he will demonstrate Recent open house ceremoniesat *

the proper use of survival equIp- NAS, SQuth Weymou> Mass., C w. The pretty young girl was "taking
ment used by aviators' down at featured a display on the Hurricane her first train journey alone.

sea. The movie climaxes with a Hunters from Jacksonville. wrY Her mother had warned her re.

helicopter rescue. In an inter- About 2,500 civilians from the SCOUT AWARDED TOP HONOR Jim Baskenrtlle, IS, son peatedly to be careful not to

view he will give the ..audiencea Boston area visited the VW-4 exhibit of A. J. Baskerville, chief disbursing clerk of NATTCcnter, who talk to strange men. At the station -
closer look at survival gear that has been ,awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, and is a member of the Pullman porter asked
an aviator carries. Another display for the publicIs NAS Troop 131, shown here congratulated by R. (Randy) L King, her: "Where .
you ,
the troop scoutmaster, as Patrol Scoutmasters, Jim Shepherd, and Bill .
being readied at Children'sMuseum "
Li. Kyle's own knowledge of Wilson, look on.Precocious. Miss?
survival techniques paid off, for in Jacksonville. .It will "Los Angeles," she replied, and

a few years ago he was :forcedto explain to the youngsters that the porter assisted her onto the .
ditch a TDM at night and was visit the museum daily, the ac- Scout WinsTopAwardln14Months train. Settling back comfortablyinto

rescued by a destroyer. tivities .of the .Navy Hurricane her seat as the train pulledout

Lcdr James O. Eckert, a member Hunters. she smiled 'to herself. "I
of the squadron for 14 Congratulations to Herbert W. certainly fooled that one. He

months, was released to inactive Mixner, ADI, and his wife, Marie doesn't know I'm really .going to

duty Dec. 6. lIe made a seven- on the birth of their daughter Although' only one percent of Boston."
month Erma Jean at the Naval red on Jim on November 17, at ,
on USS Midway the Boy Scouts of America attain '
with a VC-62 detachment during Hospital- Nov. 9. the top rank of Eagle Scout, a Muskogee District Court of Mable: "You should not be dis

1955.. The shift of squadron activities 13 -year-old Jim Baskerville, Honor. couraged. In this world, there is 1'

Transferred to NAS Pensacolawas from weather reconnaissance to member of NAS Troop 131, recently He already possesses the necessary I a man for every girl and a girl

Lcdr. Raymond A. Black, the off-season program, airborne was awarded that honpr requirements bronze, for every man. You cannot improve -

maintenance officer of the' squad early radar warning, has brought not in the due course of time nor silver, and gold leaf awards on that"

ron for the past three years. Lt. with it many changes in VW-4 with a minimum of requirements.SON for the Award of the Palms, but Sadie: "I don't want to improve -

Claude Navarette has been personnel. ''DKC due to scouting regulations he on it. I just want to get in
OF A. J.
named as his successor.Lt. t must wait six months before the on it."

Jack Iloran, photo pilot of VA172The of NATTCenter disbursing office, Palms can be officially bestowed I S
Jim didn't stop after he had re-
VC-62, has proved that all his "Blue Bolt" basketball ceivedthe upon him. "I'm looking for a girl who
required 21 awards "
talent does not end with aerial team added three more victoriesto continued THE'LAD first cut his teeth in doesn't smoke, drink or neck."
but intensively untilIn i
photography. His picture, entry its impressive record last week the phenomenal short of scouting when living in Buenos I "What for?"
in a nation-wide baby contest remaining undefeated in intra- Aires, Argentina, where his. father 0
14 months he had to his credit 26 I
has placed llth out of 18,513 sub- mural play. Early part of the awards. The youth raced throughthe was stationed for three anda Father: "From this day on, you '
mitted. week saw VA-172's five win easily half years with the Naval At- get riot another cent. You are
various steps of scouthood ina
The only winner in the Jacksonville over VF-173 69 to 38. tache. dead to me" ,
most amazing fashion, makinghis
area Lt. Koran entereda Tom Nofs, YN3, was high for tenderfoot rating the first Chief Baskerville, who has Son: "Then you might let me
contest sponsored by a manu- the winners with 24 points, followed been in scout work for at least a have $500 for a decent funeral!
night he attended a meeting of
facturer of baby strollers. The closely by Claude Renfro, Troop 131 last August. decade, received sanction fromthe t

winning subject was a happy 1- AT3, with 18 points. On Fridaythe American Church to organizethe The young lady had swallow

year-old, Ann Marie Barr, daughter "Blue Bolts" outfought a MUCH STUDY and hard work Trail Blazers in lieu of the too much sea water while swimming -

of Lt. and Mrs. Albert T. good NAS Hospital team, win- besides specific qualities of char- Boy Scout Clubs which had been at the beach and was being

Barr, also of VC-62. ning 6153. Ed McKinney, AA, acter' are necessary to achievingthis eradicated by former dictator given emergency aid by the life-

led the scoring ,with 16 points.In top honor, officially confer- ; Peron. As a "Trail Blazer," youn guard. Her mother ran up to the

VW-4 the final game, VA-172 defeated I Baskerville took part in activi- scene, and upon being informed
tin Java, ADC; James Jenkins,
The second annual Hurricane FAETU by a score of 60 AT2 ties peculiar to scouting exceptin what was taking place, shouted:
; Syril La Farge, ADI; Harold ,
Research to 37. Nofs led the aspects civic "Artificial artificial
Symposium was held again scoringfor Miles, AE2; and Samuel Phillips i concerning par: respiration
last week at Florida State University the victorious "Blue Bolts" ticipation. respiration! Give her the real
ADCA; Clifford Renaud,
in Tallahassee. Officials with a-total of 25 points. Jim's association with Navy thing, I'll have you know I
ADC; Sulo Savela, AOC; Gregory
from the Weather Bureau, Air The squadron welcomes Lcdr. Szelak, ADC; William Tal- life and its activities has had its can afford the best!

Force, and the Navy, along ,with Frank A. Fox:., who reported ley, ADC; Lawrence Weinhold, effect, for his ambition is to be- 00 *

numerous scientists engaged in aboard this week from NAS ADC, and Robert Wyatt, ADI. come a Naval pilot. At presenthe The psychiatrist received this
research work, attended the two- Olathe, Kansas, and has assumedthe is an eighth grade student at message on a postcard from his
day session. duties of Squadron executive A fish fry was given at the An- Lake Shore Junior High School patient:

The discussion ,primarily con- officer. chorage for all hands last week and is a member of the Lake "Having a wondcrul t 1 m e.
cerned the storm season just with the tab being picked up by. Shore Band. Why?"
Congratulations from the
29 men who were advanced in
and future
ricanes policy on hur- squadron are extended to two rate as a result of the latest fleet- ;
to come. Speaking for the members of the Blue Bolts" who wide exams. F t3': y::. faL
Navy, Comdr. E. L. Foster, com have new additions to their tam-
manding officer of The Seminole Hotel was the
VW-4, explained ilies-to Ltjg( ) and Mrs. RobertE.
the activities and efforts made site last Friday for a dinner ;
Woodbury for a new baby dance for all hands in the squadron. L J'1oy '
boy; to Chief and Mrs. Vester .

Lucky Enlisted Man Terrell, a new baby girl. S t !

Tak Five" teams remained undefeated FAW11This :

sHomcJackpol in the squadron volleyball week Wing Staff Officersare

What flipped the lid on Dale tournament after play through at Coco Solo, Panama, con-

Orin Hartzell, AT2, of FA W. Monday. The Electricians won ducting the annual operational

11 Comm. Crew? Dale and his over the Chiefs; structures defeated readiness inspection of Patrol

wife Nina succumbed to the administration; radio defeated Squadron 45 and Fasron 105.

sign in Terrell's Jewelry win- ordnance, and the Line Fleet Air Wing Eleven extendsits .

dow. won over the Married Officers. congratulations to our newly

They put the down paymentOf Power plants and the single of- appointed commander, Comdr.T. .

one name and address in ficers have yet to play their first J. Cummings. Welcome aboardto

Ferrell's ticket box and wenton game. James Baker,''Chief Ordnanceman '
: .
home with visions of pret- ; George Collins, Airman Ap-

ty little-Fords going round in I VA-175 prentice; and David Williams,
- their heads. I Thirteen members of V A17Si Chief Disbursing Clerk. .

Dale's birthday fell on i have been awarded letters of Welcome aboard to Lcdr. Lou

Thanksgiving Day this year, i commendation for their out- Hudspeth, who reported from

and Mr. Ferrell couldn't hold standing contributions to the VP-5 to serve with the wing as

out any longer. "The night before sqaudron's success while on a recent Training Officer.
GATOR BOWL DUCATS It was a lucky day for 100
said birthday he notifiedthe six-months Mediterraneancruise Plans are well underway for a per- ,
sons at the Naval Air Station last Thursday. They were lucky
Hartzells "to down aboard the USS Coral Sea. gala Christmas party for the de-
recipients of free tickets to the Gator Bowl game on Dec. 31
and get it." Awarded during a dress in- pendent children of FAW-11, between Auburn and Vanderfailt. Donated by the Barnett National

Nina and Dale went down spection last week, the commen- tentatively scheduled to be heldon Bank of Jacksonville, the ducats went to newly arrived studentsat

and there it was! Mr. Ferrell dations were presented to the fol- December 16. Santa Claus will Aviation Ground Officer School and other personnel. Ensign
Gerard Baumann, assistant division officer of AGO School, acceptsa
had for them one brand new lowing men? William Andres, pass out gifts to all children 10 batch of tickets from Ed Clements manager .( the Darnell
Ford Crown Victoria. ADI; Calvin Crouch, ADI; Mar- years old and under. Bank's Naval Air Station facility office.I .



'Page Four fEY AIR NEWS } 8 December 1955


Cub Pack 131 Decorations, Parties

Sponsors Flag I. es Busy Holiday Calendar]I f

Presentation "Deck the halls with boughsand
holly-'tis the season to be
Dedication of new flags was oily" depicts holiday festivities The Service Women's
the highlight of. the monthly already !in swing for Station Lion committee met during recrea.

meeting of Cub Pack 131 in an Waves and Lady Marines. ( early part of l last week and as the
impressive spotlight ceremony The Christmas season will not result the go-ahead signal
Friday night. Centered around be lonely for any servicewomanwho L been, given to three proposed
the theme, "America, the Beau- must spend it on the base. M : iI"j projects.: Heading the list are the
tiful, the program was preparedand The proposed schedule overflows coming, 'Chrislmas activities. Every .
presented by William Sou- with gay events, with Betty Denoas aid possible 'will be given to
ders and the Cub Scouts. chairman and assisted by Shir- assure a Merry Christmas. Help
"The Change of Hanson and Sharon Fisher. is needed in the all-out .decorat

ceremony saw Mrs. Command"H ammers, saws, and paintbrushes ; F s3 ing campaign. Volunteer your
,land Mrs.. E. B. Stephens, Mrs. are in full use at Wave L services now and join the fun.
R. W. Thrailkill, Mrs. S. A. Weir, barracks 723 as the girls give last ea .

and Mrs. R S. Cooke turning minute touches to outdoor dec .The forming, of a Waves rifle
Den Mothers duties over to Mrs. orations. Scenes which show two club was given the okay and we
,3. P. Lepley, Mrs. J. E. Dean, parallel themes of the Christmas can report two meetings at this
Mrs. M. Fuller, Mrs. J. C. Me- Spirit made by the Mainside time. After ground for the team
Curdy, and Mrs. J. L. Crays on. Waves in 1954, will be used for was laid on Wednesday, the 25
Boys received awards as follows decorating the Waves barracksthis members took their first practice
: wolf badges, John Hoag- year. session with the handling of a
.land, Brian Martin, Paul Bruen-. Gladdens The Heart gun on Saturday at the sheet
ing, and Larry Heron; bear Santa and his reindeer (minus < range. As the club gains experience
badges, Jimmy Long, Curtis Bart two, as Dancer and Prancer anon e it will be allowed to use
lett, and Jack McCurdy; lion leave,) supplemented by San the police rifle range in Jackson

badge, Rickie LaCroix; silver arrow ta's wee dwarf-men helpers, witgladden 1 YULETIDE SETTING I With the-last sweep of the brush ville. The cooperation of the
points, Jimmy Dean, David the heart of passersby.A and the last nail driven In, the out-door scenery for Wave Bar- NATTCenter and NAS enlisted
Maze, Lee Brooks, Ronnie Lord, religious theme featuring the racks 723 is completed and ready to be put Into place by December men and officers who have offered .
and figure of the Blessed Madonna 15. Rose Mary Geoffrion, DK3, (left) and Carol looser, SN, are assistance
Grayson. two of the many (iris who are riving: their time and efforts in should be a great
Gold arrow points, John Hoag- holding the new-born Infant in the decorating of the outside and inside of the Wave Barracks. help to the Waves rifle club.
land, and her arms will be the scene placed 1 .
Jimmy Dean.
One-year opposite the Santa Waves barracks. Wives of the an
service stars setting. Life Carol Anthony, Ann New Waves
earned Just
were by I reported
'Ronnie Lord and Lee size figures of a Sailor, Wave, Commanding Officers of three LaPietra, Bev Bistodeau, Peggy: aboard for duty with
Wright ships com.
Marine, and Lady Marine withy Jacksonville Commands, Naval Lawlor, and Winnie Robillard.
a two-year service star b heads bowed in Air Station, Naval Hospital, and for pany at Mainside are Scotty
Norman prayer give the Group singing will be held Walsh
Stephens.A Sonny Henson, and JoAnn
Naval Air Technical -
traditional showing of the First Training the remainder of the evening Ward.
large horn-of-plenty was Christmas a 20th century day set- Center will conduct a tour during which a buffet lunch will
contributed to by each person at:, ting.Sprays. through the girls' rooms to be served. Christmas spirit is simply do
tending. The entire donation of of greenery and holly choose the best and most gaily ing something nice for someone
fresh fruit was given on 'Saturday will all add to the Yuletide at- decorated room. The winner will A Christmas morning coffee Everyone around this time of the
morning to a worthy chil mosphere of the interior of Wave be awarded a money certificatefor (with donuts) will be held topside year forgets his neighbor's
dren's organization in Jackson barracks 720 and 723 and the her efforts. Judges will be Waves barracks ,completingthe faults and has nothing but kindness -
ville. Waves lounge. The transformingof Mrs. William Harris, Mrs.'Henry 1955 schedule of holiday. ac i to express. Wouldn't it be
the three Wave buildings to DeLong, and Mrs. Benjamin Ahl. tivities. grand if we could practice this

Inactive the holiday setting will be finished Climax of the coming holiday >- Y" ,.. .... .,_"'. ..,.. virtue throughout the year. Asa
Reserve by December 16.TreeTrimming. activities for the service women r' :! the poet Warner says:

Parties will be .a gala Christmas party Wouldn't this old World be better
Urged To Out yOnVolunteer The weekend of Dec. 17 lists for service women and their If' the folks we meet would
three Christmas tree-trimming rN
guests on the night of December sayl!
parties as big events. On Dec. 20, 22 in the Waves lounge. Canned
"I know something good about
BasisInactive Station Waves and Lady Marines goods or a gift will be admis you" .
will lift their voices in song as sion to the party. Goods and gifts
And meet just that .
Reserve officers are an evening caroling will you way.Wouldn't
party gets be turned over to the Chapain's -
being requested to volunteer for underway. The singing servicewomen Office to be distributed to
extended active duty tours, according will tour the hospital and needy Jacksonville families. life, be much more
to a recent BuPers not homes on the base. Following the happy
ice. caroling will be a coffee and donut Highlight of the evening's entertainment If the good that's in us all
feast will be a program Were the only things' about us
Voluntary return to active duty presented by the Mainside I That folks bothered to recall?
is desired from officers in the Wives Judge Room Decor Waves. The ."Musical Three,"

following grades and categories: 'On Thursday, Dec. 22, a different consisting of Diana Fitzpatrickand Wouldn't it be nice to practice

Line, line aviation, restricted type of barracks inspection Shirley Higgins on the guitar That fine way of thinking too?
i line, supply corps, and civil en- will be held in -the_ two with singer Sophie Sayatb- You know something good about
I gineer corps officers in grades up vich, will present a variety of me; ,
I to and including lieutenant, date I Christmas favorites. I know something good about
of rank to be July 1, 1953. Original Skit you.Four.

Medical service corps officers The Missing Christmas Tree," t
I'I in grades up to and including a skit by Nancy Ward and VC-62
!lieutenant with dates of rank as directed by Shirley Hanson, will
of Aug. 1, 1951; medical, dental, be presented. Members of the '
i and chaplain corps officers in all cast are: Lupie Ortiz; RoseMary Men CitedF
i i grades, criteria for recall depending I a photographer's mates
i upon relative age and profes- from VC-62 have received lettersof
sional qualifications; nurse corps Blue Barron On appreciation from the Com
i officers in the grades of lieuten-
manding Officer of VP-18 for st'r-
ant and lieutenant ( j junior i Station AgendaBlue __..onon_........ ____"'''''''tf1OGETTINO vicesrendered while they were
grade). : M READY! Following 1 temporarily attached to that

Medical, dental, and nurse 1# Barron, stylist of the the Christmas theme squadron in Keflavik, Iceland.
r "
corps officers voluntarily recalled Jr "Music of being: conducted throughout the Performing a highly classified
and barracks
Today, the
I will serve a minimum of two a7it. Waves make photographic project during September
one of the band ready their living
top leaders quarters for
years; all other officers, three of the. holidays. Putting the final ,and October were Phillip
I years. the country, will bring his or- ornament on the Christmas tree 11. Tibbetts, PHC, Jack D. Stur-
Applications for this duty chestra aboard the Jacksonville is Lois Scheuermann, IIM3. Lois gill, PIll, Charles T. Smith, PH2,
(should be submitted to the Chief Naval Air Station for a dual en- will compete 720 and with 723 jn girls the in Barracks and Frank W. Free, PH3.
I lof Naval Personnel via District gagement with the first to be decorating contest being room-held.I "That this mission was highly
Commandant or the Chief of Naval played from 2000 to 2400 De- successful was in no small measure
I Air Training. cember 13, in King Hall of NAT of the country's leading band due to the technical knowledge 1.

TCenter, and the second on December leaders. application of efforts, interest

j NATTC Schedules Party 14 at the NAS 'O" Club. After graduation from the university and energy applied to the
His musical career was Blue project by these men. In addition
begun ,
For Yuletide started hi
Festivities r $ own
I t while to
playing in various college theatrical booking business in their duties as photographers
NATTCenter Enlisted Men's outfits while attending Ohio Uni! I Cleveland, and carried on thereuntil they rendered valuable aid to the
+ Lounge, building 593, will be LOVELY NANCY WALTERSBig versity. Because of the hysterical the urge to get back into squadron with their cooperation
the setting for a festive Christ- : prizes are being offeredto tendency, of most bands to i the band world set him and willingness to assist in other
-, mas party Sunday, December 11, television viewers who can blare and blast their way through : search for" talent to organize on his phases of the squadron routine
'beginning at 1830, according to guess on the the bathing number suit of :sequins Nancy melodies, which grated on Barron's own orchestra. unrelated to photography," the
the Lounge's hostess Mrs. Eula wears In dally appearances on nerves, he formulated then I skipper of VP-18 stated.
:lee McHugh. the CBS-TV show "The Blf' and there his policy of respect t in He exercised meticulous care The letter concluded: "It is the
Entertainment for the evening Pay-off." Some of the rifts Include for the listener's eardrums. selection of outstanding mustspirit shown ,by these men that
,.. will be arranged by Wave Anita a mink coat, a trip to Europe Thh theory helped him cians, keeping in mind his theory> typifies the goal sought by the
for to the
two, a convertible, and of
Vanderzadean, TE3. a diamond ring pinnacle he now occupies as one music.combining swing with sweet Navy, and is a commendable.reElection
upon their command.



r !+
December 1955
8 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five ,

ite Earns 76 Credits 1

,VC-62 Photo j Pilot Finishes :

College 'Aftei* Duty Hours' .

Completing college edu
at the University of Maryland.
1 cation, earning 76 credit i
December 7, 1941. Pearl Har Securing from his duties as
bor. A stunned nation began the hours, and taking a degree of technical liaison officer at Naval

fateful years. Tons of volumes Bachelor of Science in Military Photographic Interpretation Cen-

have been written of these years. Science, all entirely aft- ter in Washington, D. C., Lt.

Many have 'became best sellers, er working hours. Dorman attended classes from

popular movies and plays. The That's the achievement of, Lt. 1715 to 2015 four and five nights

fiction produced ranges from the R. H. Dorman, photo pilot of per week. Since he was a temporary *

thoughtful through the humorous. Composite Squadron 62, who has officer at the time, Lt.
All are interesting commen- Dorman paid all of his
received: word that he has been own expenses
taries on people in war time, and placed on the Fifth Dean's List in tuition and textbooks.He .

many provide good reading' in L ; was recently accepted for the

I retrospect regular Navy, at the expense ofa

Signed With Their Honor Pub. Court Rule May demotion from lieutenant com-

lished in 1942, a story of aerial mander.

operations in the Mediterranean a
area when few people under- Lower Navy RentIn

stood the implications of aviation LULLABY The All
Saints' Choir gets Mo tiie} holiday
in battle. (Seems incrediblenow mood with the singing: of "Sleep Holy Babe, in Slumber Lie" In Wherry UnitsProperty
doesn't it?) preparation for its presentation of "The Christmas Story," cantata
by a modern composer The choir under
the direction of Paul
Guard of Honor. Published in Hamlll will present the cantata which is open to the public on tax costs from rents
1948, reveals the complexities of Sunday evening, December 18. for Wherry housing on military

military life in a Florida AirBase bases may be removed next year
1 in 1943. Paul Hamill Directs after the Supreme Court rule*

Snow Goose. From the lonely on the question of whether local

moors and Dunkirk, Gallico governments have the right to .S,
Choir Presents Cantata
I wrote a very short, dramatic and tax projects located on govern-

;I intensely,moving novel which we ment land, according to official .YLl.
I believe will last for centuries to sources.
As Christmas
i I become part of the literary heri !- Offering Wherry occupants have been

i i tage of the legends of mankind. paying these taxes in the form
A cantata by a contemporary of rent for their units. Non-fed-
Gaunt Woman. Excellent sea na Greenwood, Dorothy Gregoryand
story of naval operations andI composer will be sung by Emily Harris. eral taxes on such units now run R. H. Dorman

I submarines as the Danish square. the choir,on Sunday, Dec. 18, Paul Hoehn, Bonnie Holtzman, from a minimum of $2 to a whop- The VC-62 Lt was attached

j rigged ship is taken over by the at All-Saints' Chapel. The R. Huddleston, Al Hughes, M. ping $28 maximum, records show. to PIC from July 1952 to June

''Germans for a supply ship. group of ::45 voices under the Kalmar, R. Kostrzewa, Harry Of the 68 Navy Wherry Hous- 1955. He enrolled at the Univer-

Tales of the South Pacific. Of direction of Paul Hamill PN3 Lee, Harold Lien, Donna Manella ing projects of 25,627 units, only sity of Maryland in September,
course you've been whistling the J. MarshalL four and a part of a fifth are located 1952 and received his degree in
will give,as a major presentation off government property.The June 1955.
tunes of the musical comedy for Hank McCully, Charles Moose,
of Christmas music "The four are Green Cove Springs,
years. But have your read the Jane Moss, Clifford Nelson, Win- The letter from the associate
book which Story of Christmas by H. Fla., 392 units; Lakehurst, N. J., the reads in
inspired them? nie Peterson, R. Pine, Katie Rose, dean of University ,'
230 units San Diego (Kearney
Bell for Adano. John Hersey's Alexander Matthews, a Philadelphia Hardy Rose, Jerry Schmidt, D. part:
Mesa), Calif., 895 units; and Mof-
first short story of Occupation organist. Schultz and Marti Slack. The achievement of this educational -
fett Field, Calif., first incrementof
i i Forces in Sicily. A very human William Smith, Elizabeth : standard is a tribute to
Having received his degree in 72 units. Of 1421 units at Cher-
document, beautifully written. Master of Science in Music at Smith, Jane Sawyer, Yvonne ry Point, N. C., 815 are on pri your personal endeavor, sin-
: The author followed it with Into Boston University as well as having Sirr, R. Stuart, Burton Weekley, vately owned land. None of these.: cerity and capability, and also

the Valley,.a story of Marines in directed several large choirs, Dotty Wight, Charles Wight, and units would be affected by the i reflects particular credit upon
the Pacific, and his long story of Hamill took over the All Saints' Doris Wyatt. Supreme Court ruling. the service you represent, the
atrocities in Poland which he U. S. Navy. We take pride in
choir last August. Since he has
titled The Wall. congratulating you personally on
been in the Navy ,he has also "
Saigon Singer Secret Service directed choirs at United States your achi vcment.
I Tale! Van Wyck Mason's Major .
Naval Training Station Bain-
North searches the Black Chrysanthemum bridge, Md., and at Naval Air

with his customary Station Cecil Field. Some 'of his Navy QualifiesFirst
astuteness. Green Hazard is anOther -
own compositions have been
[ good one In this genre published by a prominent musical Class In
which Manning Coles weaves
publishing company.
i around action in Switzerland andi
i Germany. Soloists will be: sopranos Pest ControlSeven

Mister Roberts. Certainlyyou've i Mrs. David Foos Jr., Mrs. R. M.
Peterson Mrs. Charles White civilian employees will
read it or seen the movie.
I sit down on Friday afternoon in
Skillfully written, the behir d- contralto-Mrs. W. T. Cain; ten-
the conference room of Prevent .
the scenes of life in the or-John Glenn, MU3.
,; story tive Medicine Unit No. 1 to take .'.
I Navy will be reread by many for Members of the choir are: two examinations that will qual

pure enjoyment. Donald Bailey, Kinghen Barnes, ify them as pest prevention and

Young Lions. Generally con- Faye Barrow, Charles, Beaver, control operators.The .

ceded to be one of the best of the Samuel Berry, Joyce Boyden, first is a written examination
realistic stories of the war. Background Anne Brennis, James Burks,
to be completed .in 50 minutes
of three main characters Mary Cain, and Elaine Carlson. LZ
or less. The second will bea
-'Nazi, a Broadway theatricalman
and Ruth Carpenter, Jackie Coble, pest and pest damage practical
an American Jew-is .
Don Cook, Eileen Coon, William o Identification examination. When
into a thoughtful but
I fast moving novel. Covington, Barbara Crowell, ...--......-.:--._............... .....; the results of these'examinationsare
Curtis John Dudek known the first class of the
Carolyn ,
Leave Cancelled. A beautiful, OLD ACQUAINTANCES Back In 1950 Lt. Bertram Udovln
I understanding and poignant love Jasper Ellis, and Janie Fisher. (right) was an assistant training officer at NARTU Jax and helped first Navy program to train and
I I enlist Ensign Robert Combs. Today they are renewing old acquaintances certify pest control operators will
story Charles Freeman
by the Foos ,
author of The Cruel .Eddie ,
Naval Reserve officer
as Ensign Combs, now a reported to I have been launched.
Sea. (Contained in his Dependson ; Ronnie Gary, John Glenn, Pat Aviation Ground Officer School at NATTCenter. Lt. Udovin is
What You Mean By Love.) I Glenn, Margaret Greenwalt, Don- phase officer and Instructor at AGO School. The graduates checked in two
weeks ago from various Naval

bases within the Sixth Naval District

I I' sprayer The program has been
archv the cockroach defies navy bug planned by Lt. Comdr. FrancisR.

DuChanois, officer-in-charge
I Eyebrows were raised whenit iiate area, the question was the cockroach for some time. primoridal slime eons ago of PMU, in conjunction with the

was learned this week that put squarely' to Lcdr. Francis Now, with insects being ship new chemical compounds and Charleston Public Works Office.

: live German cockroaches are R. DuChanois, officerinchargeof ped in lots of 100 each from Insecticides will be developedto Based on the on-the-job training
the Unit. What was cookingat Naval bases where roaches are
: being shipped from distant
replace chlordane. If a "not methodsL the course consists of
I points of the southeast to Pre PMU? thumbing their noses, so to guilty" Verdict results, chlordane lectures on insect and rodent con.

ventive Medicine Unit No. 1 Hopes were promptly dash- speak, at previously reliable which has been effective trol procedures, economic hazards
in ed. The wily cockroach is in chlordane, PMU is determinedto
the NAS Dispensary. Was
since 1948, will still be usedto pertaining to insect dam
total extinction. to the heart cl the mat
of get
this trip necessary? no danger "rout the roach.." age, and other phases of pest
merely been busily ter through scientific study.If .
Discarding an impulse to He has control; movies demonstratingcontrol
check with the Jacksonville building up resistance to man's the case goes against the Shipments so far have been practices and field work.
Chamber of Commerce on this most formidable weapon yet cockroach-and Lcdr. DuCha- received from the Naval Hos-

apparent insult to the local used against him-chlordane nois is well aware of the obnoxious pital, NAS Pensacola, NAAS Succeeding qualification courses

product, as well as a wild based insecticides. insect's durability, Darin Field, Foley, Ala., the will be held here at regular in-

hope that PMU had solved all Suspicion of such a counter- possibly even antedating the 'Navy Shipyard, Charleston, S. tervals. But the original seven

roach problems in the !imme- maneuver has been directed at ,first reptile to crawl out of C., and NAS Memphis, Term. may bers."be said to be "charter mem



Page Six JAX AlA NEWS 8 December 1955AGO

Topples Airman-Prep Mitt en Cop,

Initial MatchCoach '

InNATTC Hoop Opener Bob Perkins' new-model,

r (lax Navy boxing team broke <

Two giants of the NATTCcntcr basketball league clashed away to a fast start in its initial

and the Ensigns from Aviation Ground Officers School appearance of the season Monday

emerged victors over the skyscrapers from Airman Prepara* night in King Hall by scoring a
tory School as the circuit opened play last week. r7 5-3 victory against; NAS Glynco. _

Led by Bob Combs with 22 A pair of light heavyweightsMarine .
holidays, play resuming January
points the Ensigns toppled the Ray Garner and Sailor

Preps, 7148. Terry Taughner'sIT 2. --4.s' Willard Menard-tossed the deciding ,.
points and 15 by Don Jones punches that swung the '

also helped the winners. Ed Keg[ Leaders match over to.Jax Navy. '"

Jones with 22 and Joe Stephen. Menard met a hard-punching .
soh with 10 topped the losers. Meet well-conditioned Glynco sailor in ,j.

With an offense built around Friday Jim McAlpin but the FAWTU '

Hank Rahn Henry Bush and Jim scrapper crawled all over his opponent '
Webb, Aviation Electrician' Mate In.O &R Loop in the second round to '
win going away after a close first
School went ahead in the league It'll be katy-bar-the-door to-
with a brace of victories. round.
morrow night in the NAS-O&R
Smoothly and methodically
The Sparkies defeated Aviation Bowling loop when Planning No. Garner cut down Bill Reddingof ;
Ordnancemen School, 69-61, and 2 and Assembly meet in what
and the
Glynco despite other'srange
dropped Special Services, 5334. may rank as the most crucial .r technical knock.
won by a
Bush tallied 38 points in the two match of the season.
out of 1:40: of the thr'dround.. _
Hank Powell topped Spe- WIN'ONE champlNTalAlr Weapons :
games. With both clubs rocking alongat Defending He had floored Redding with a '
cial Services and Wayne Aspen- System School scored a victory over Administration, 58-39,
better than .750 clip most
a right In the second
led the Ordnancemen as the NATTCenter cage league opened play last week. In the \
gren league observers expect their picture are Harry Bible, Andy Kenny, Ed Crawford, and Ken round.""
The Ordnaneemen out
pulled meeting to shed considerable Ausmus of NavAirWeaps. Wall has just fired at the basket. The other knockout occurredin
with a victory over Administration
light the 1955-56
on pennant race.
the third bout when Bruce
48-21, with Aspengren and I
Planning No. 2 currently holds Davis of Glynco opened a cut
Ernie Broadnax leading the SCOT i Hundreds Will Attend
ing. Sam Akel led the losers. a one-game, edge over the Assembly under Frank Reasoned eye and
club, with the latter be. the bout ihe third
was stopped by
Ned Armentor George Boyko
ing some five games better than First IM round. Reasoner was outrangedby
and Dick Kiamy paced Marine Jtex Banquet
Aviation Detachment to a 58-51 the rest of the circuit. Davis but kept boring in.
Should Assembly take two Dix'Pouney of Glynco and Jim
win Services. Powell's
over NARTU'will the lions share of individual
VC-62 and grab
points out of the three it will Marine
19 points and 13 by Ken Phinney, a from AN-P
when several
have to share the and unit trophies tomorrow night ; School's Co. 46 I
leagueleadwith staged a slugging
Johnson were high for the losers. hundred intramural athletes and guests gather at the Civilian .,
the Planners, but a clean middleweight bout with Pouncy
la the other last week
game held aboard
the first IM
Cafeteria for
sports banquet
Nevin Koch and Ken Ausmus sweep would give the present gaining 'a close decision.Jax .
the .Qtofinn... ........
club lead. -
brought victory for defending runner-up a one-game Navywent one-up as the
Each of the two activities will
champion Naval Air Weapons Everett Brock still leads the receive pair of athletic "Os- ticipated in the intramural program show opened when Ernie Good.
System School over Administration loop's bowlers with a 178 average in addition to their of football, bowling, golf son, scoring with a jabbing left
5839. Ed :Lawson was the through 27 games, followed' cars Individual, awards. many. and volleyball this fall. and hard, rights, defeated Vince

leading scorer for the Feathers. by C. B. Adams and Roy Askew The banquet,-being sponsoredby NATTCenter's respective touch Martinez. They, are feather- ,

Next week's schedules: with 175 apiece _and G. F. yolp Special Services, will honor football, volleyball and golf weights.
with 170. Brock also leads the Lightweight Chuck Thomas of -
Monday-Special Services vs. all of the athletes who have par- champions: AO-A School, AE-A
,AO, AN-P vs. AE. high set and high game figures School and Naval Air Weapons Glynco kept up an aggressive,
Tuesday AK vs. NavAlr- with scores of 643 and 232 re- School, will also be present to receive three-round offensive that earned
Weaps, AGO vs. MarAvDet. spectively. Station Golf Title their NATTC title trophies. him a split decision over Hank'
Wednesday Admin' -vs. AE Standings as of Thursday, Dec. Abella. It was close all the way
Special Services vs. NavAir- 8 are: At Stake This Week Composite Squadron 62 will with Abella scoring with counterpunches

Weaps. Teams W L Pet NARTU and Naval Air Weapons take 30 of the 54 trophies and .

Thursday-AN-P's. MarAvDet, Planning No. 2 26 7 .788 School of NATTCenter were awardsto, be presented tomorrow Jim 'MacLaughlin of Jax, do-

AK vs. AGO. Assembly 25 8 .758 scheduled to battle for the Station evening while their running- ing most of the leading, won a .
Next week's games are the last Planning No. 1 20 13 .606 golf crown this week but no mates for the Ironman Trophy, unanimous decision over Lawson

ones until after the Christmas Accessories 19 14 J576 results were available at Jax Air NARTtTs Weekend Warriors, are Hardage. The latter was a dan-
Masters it Foremen 18 15 .545 News presstime.The slated to grab 18 of the remaining gerous counter -puncher but
Production Missiles consider a victoryin 24 awards. failed to take the offense.
Jax Waves Split; Planning 18 15 .545 the match a "must" as NATT The CompRoners will receive After a slow first round, Wil.

Metals Division 18 15 .545 Center champions have already 15 individual awards for their lard Mohr of Jax opened \tp in

Meet Wacs NextWith Supply 17 16 .515 fallen twice to Mainside titlists participation in football and 11 the second to gain a unanimous

Electric Shop 16 17 .485 this Fall in football and volley- for volleyball plus the Mainsideand verdict against Roosevelt Sauls.
a split in two games Cowling Shop 16 17 .485 Station trophies. The latter tried a body attack,,,in
against Pensacola last weekend, ball.NARTU's the second round but Mohr's fine -
Engineering 14 19 .424 Warriors were plan NARTU's share of the "loot"
the Jax: Navy WAVE Crackerjaxhead Machinists 14 19 .424 ning to use their team of Jack condition easily weathered it.
in the of golf and
this weekend for Atlanta came sports .
Emergency Repair 14 19 .424 Piva, George Frye, Steve Biltz bowling where the Warriors net- .
and series with the WACS of
a Power Plant 12 21 ,364 and Sam Dalzell against NavAir-
ted two championshipsand
Fort McPherson there.
Metals No. 2 10 23 .303 Weaps' Joe Frenette, Bill '1101- either the runner-up or title ASPS SPORTS
Despite a scintillating perform. Ground Check 8 25 .242 den, Grady Gay and Ed Gottlieb. trophies in the as-yet-unplayed -
ance by Ellen Bryan, slender
Station playoffs.The .
Airman School student who Roundup
scored 48 points in the two games remaining intramural
against Pensacola, the Cracker- hardware will go to AO-A Schoolfor Br Armed Forces Press ServiceMan
NATTCenter and Station run- of distinction: Michigan
j jax were forced to break even.
ner-up football titles, to AE-A State halfback Don Zysk
In their loss, however, the School of NATTCenter for the (rhymes with disc) is the I last'

WAVES looked like champs Center volleyball crown and Station man listed in the school's student

forcing the game Saturday night runner-up position, and to directory of over 17,000 names .
into two overtime periods before A the NATTC golf champions, Naval The Air Force Academy opens a
losing out, 4341. Friday night Air Weapons School. 20-game basketball slate against

they won, 4845. :i t Regis College (Colo.) Dec 3 .
Pat Ashcraft, team captain, i__ Headlining the several sports Sugar Ray Robinson's fancy foot.
salted Friday's game: down in ... rf celebrities who will share the work won't help him lift the

the waning seconds of play when, spotlight with the trophy presen middleweight crown from Carl
With the score tied at 45-all, she. tations are Bill Terry, who was "Bobo Olson in their title boutat
sneaked in a basket and shortly t ; '' recently elected to Baseball's Chicago Dec. 9. Olson should

after followed with a foul shot. IIIIIt ",.,'' Hall of Fame, and Don Bessent, win by the eleventh round.
The Crackerjax stalled out the )':' local sandlot baseballer who Willie Gardner, 67", a Harlem

remaining seconds. skyrocketed to fame with the Globetrotter since October 1953,
Saturday's victory by Pensa- '\ Brooklyn Dodgers in the recent is now playing basketball at

cola was all due to the efforts of .J;!! World Series. Camp Chaffee, Ark An ll.

forward Pat Woodring who ran Terry, principal speaker: for. star team picked from the regi-
wild to tally 36 points. They in the evening, will be introducedby mental football league at Fort

eluded 14 field goals and eight ., Lcdr. Sam Brewer of NAS, Campbell, Ky.. opposed Austin
foul conversions. emcee for'the occasion.' Peay ,State College (Tenn.) in

- Guard Play of Gaye Cooperfor The dinner preceding the eve a Thanksgiving Day charity

the Crackerjax was outstanding ning's entertainment will beginat game .. Crooner fling Crosby
in both contests. 6:30: p.m.Hairdresser. recently toured the golf course at
The 17 points,tallied by Ruth ft. Ord, Calif., during the Northern .
Bradshaw over the weekend kept SPIKERS SOAR SKYWARD These two NATTCenter vol- : "Shall I give youa i California Pro-Am tourney.
her as the scoring leader with 96( leyballers seem to be executing: : a pogo-stlck play as they leap up shampoo, ma'am?" SAC's Welfare Fund Council
Ashcraft has a total of in.perfect unison to block a shot off the hands of Glenn Jordan Mrs. Gotrocks: "I can afford, has been granted more than $63-
points. left coach of VC-C2' champion ipikcrs in the Station playoff
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75, Bryan has 71 in four games final last week. The Composite Squadron downed Center's AE the best. You give me a genuine I 000 for the purchase of outdoor
and Betty Deno has 45. School finalists 3 games to 1 for the NAS lax intramural title. poop or nothing." sports equipment.r .

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AllStationSpike ::t /' t" : ; if BriefsA

doff of the -battered white
CrownComposite : ; hat to Special Services and Intramural -
a ;, Director Frank. McCaf

i>.- frey for their splendid job of
Squadron 62 spikedIts promotion on the upcoming IM

way to the All-Station volley. banquet A good meal and some ,
ball crown this week with a 3-1 interesting entertainment featuring -

victory over AE School of NATT- top notch sports personalities '

Center in a best-three-of-five await the after-hours athletes

sets intramural playoff. and their commands tomorrow '

It was the second straight night at the Civilian Cafeteria.

Sixty-Two crew' triumph over Judging from the enthusiastic

Training Center opposition, their response the affair has received

first coming in the Station touch from participating activities, it

football championship battle will not be particularly surprising

three weeks. ago. if it becomes a regular event.

Coach.Glenn Jordan's men I y 0.f
were never. in serious trouble in y What school had the best col-
the court finale, winning the first v .. .xww..r t..L< S4 S Vt'' t,........,,+e a kow.dP> legiate football eleven for 1955

game, 15-4, the second 15-11, and ,WEEKEND WARRIORS WIN NARTTTs Mainside rolf champions ceased their links warfare If one were influenced by the
the fourth and final game by a just long enough recently for the rroup shot above. Sparking the Warriors in their drive for the wire service and various syndi
Ironman Intramural title are, left to right: George Frye, ADC; Lt. Steve Buts, Lt. Ralph McClure,
count. cated system
15-5 Lt. A. E. Knutson, Ledr. Dan Home, Lt. James Kills, Ltjf( ) Frank Grower, and Jack :Nva, ADI. rating polls, Oklahoma -
Frye led the team with nine wins in 11 matches. would be the No. I. choice.
AE School garnered its lone But what say the coaches and

win in the third game with a 15- AO School Keglers I the players who are close to the .

12 decision. scene and must. face these problems

The Electricians started quickly Lead NATTC Loop every Saturday?

in the opener and led 3-0 be- I In the opinion of most of thenation's
fore the CompRon club could tal- Chief Howie Rolan's Aviation top coaches, the No. 1

ly. After that the winners gained Ordnanceman School bowlersare choice is Michigan State, the
ground rapidly and scored 12 hitting a hot pace atop the. J 'll team that the Jax Air News has
straight points to win handily NATTCenter bowling league and
listed for the past\few weeks as
lead Airman Preparatory Schoolas .
154. the No. 1 team in the nation.
the season approaches its close'next .
VC-62 led all the way in Now the Sporting News, the
week.Rolan i
Round 2, although AE School did international sports weekly which
knot the count once at 10-10 before is leading the individual,: has no peer and is highly respected
losing 1511. % scores with a 172 average followed VC-62 VA-172 Share confirms our belief. The head
by Beaumont Special ServIces ,
The third game was perhapsthe line on the Nov. 30 issue says:
171; Conley, SS, 163; Green- "Backers Name Spartans For TopSpot" ,
best of the match, the Elec-
tricians gaining the lead at the wood, AN-P, 161; Daly, AN-P, Mainside Cage LeadHospital and "Rival Coaches Join
166; Bruner, AN-P, 157; Bottorff, Tribute."
outset and holding it all the way
despite a furious rally by the AK, 157; Way, AN-P, 155. : fell from the ranks of the unbeaten this week ; Here are the final standings of

losers that almost paid off near NATTCenter Bowling in the Mainside Basketball League as VA-172 racked up the Jax Air News' top 25 for

the end of the game. Team W LAve. three!: wins_to share! first. place with undefeated 1955:
AO School 59 13 757 liotn me compuon ana the Attack 1. Michigan State
VC-62 who scored 27 points in 2. Oklahoma
Leading 13-8,.the Training Cen- AN-P School 54 14 787 Squadron quintets have 3. Texas Christian
an 84-53 win over Fasron 109,
ter spikers watched their margin Spec. Servo 36 28 710 identical 5-0 records: and by Hospital's Bob Faye who 4.& Ohio Maryland State
dwindle to 13-12 before they NavAirWeaps 38 30 696 Hospital's lone loss, a 61-53 defeat 6. UCLA
tallied 29 scores while his team- 7. Georgia Tech
could score twice to ice the af- AK School 34 30 694 at the hands of VA-172, 8. Texas A 4 M
40 to '
mates added more down
fair, 1512. Personnel 35 33 727 dropped the Medicalmen into a Communications 6948. 10.9. Notre Michigan Dame
Disbursing 31 33 732 third place tie .with Operationsand 11. Auburn
VC-62 built a 7-5 lead in 12.
up Other scores for the week in- Pittsburgh
the AN-P2 School 28 36 626 Fasron 6, with each club hav- 13. Navy
final contest and then turnedon cluded: VA-175 41, Personnel 29; 14.: .Southern California
AGO School 26 46 684 ing 4-1 slates.In .
the heat with a run of seven Fasron Six 68, FAETU 47; FAW- 15. Stanford .
16. Miami. Fla.
straight counter a t6 nail down an AE School 22 46 700 addition to its victory over 11 71, VF-173 63; VW-4 39; VAH1 17. Duke
TabMachUnit 16 52 646 18. Miami 1 Ohio
VA-172 also
easy 15-5 decision. Hospital, grabbed Personnel :
37; Fasron Six 78, 19. West Virginia
t wins VF-173 and FAETU 30. Iowa
Following the match, several over 37, VF-173 69, FAETU 57, FAW11 21. Syracuse
members of both teams joined a during the week by respectivescores 66, VA-175 51; FAW-11 69,' 2.1.22. Army Purdue
Golfers Wind-Up of 69-38 and 62-37. The
group of players representingNAS Personnel 51.Standings 24. Vanderbilt
Attacekrs' star Tom Nofs led 25. Yale
Jax in Sixth Naval District *
Mainside through Tuesday
PlayoffsSecond the winners' shooting in two of
competition. Composed of both (A.M.), December 6 are: Several former NAS athletes
these tilts by scoring 24 points
NATTCenter and Mainside per- place in the Mainside Team W L Pet. were in 'the news for different
sonnel, the Station club journeyed Intramural Golf League was up against VF-173 and 26 more VA-172 5 0 1.000 reasons this week. Lou Cimarolli,
to St. Petersburg for an invi- for grabs Wednesday when against VC-62 :5 0 1.000 former backfield star with Jax
tational tourney last weekend V AH-1 and Administration met I Nofs has tallied doubledigittotals Hospital 4 1 .800 Navy's 1953 footballers, is a

before entering the Navy playoffs in the ,final playoff for the runnerup in each of his appearancesso Operations 4 1 .800 member of Pittsburgh's Sugar

position. No score was. far this season.Operations' Fasron < 4 1 .800 Bowl-bound Panthers. The senior

t I available at Jax Air News press- Jesse Crowder seta FAW-11 4 2 .667 halfback will be playing his final

time. new individual scoring recordin VW-4 3 2 .600 game for the Pennsylvania school
WEEKEND TIDE VAH-1 defeated Fasron 109 3- a game with 0 & R during the VA-175 2 3 .400 when the Panthers collide with

HIGH LOW 2 to reach the final round while week as he racked up 36 of his Fasron 109 2 :3 .400 Georgia Tech on January 2.
club's 90 points in a 90-52 deer .
Fri 4:17: 4:34: 10:28: 10:35: their opponents downed Hospital VAIM 2 J .400
Sat. 5:10: "5:25: 11:20 11:20: 5-1 after two previous semi-final sion.Other O & R 1 4 .200 Another Flier football playerof

Sun. 5:58: 6:12 __ 12:05: playoffs had resulted in 3-3 dead fine performances were Com'cations 1 4 .200 several seasons past was hon
locks. turned in by John Wagoner ofI VF-173 1 2 .333 ored posthumously in the current

FAETU 0 e .000 issue of Coronet magazine in .
Personnel 0 e .000 an article by Coach Red Sandersof

I I Ironman Race Tightens at Mainside I VP-16 0 0 :.000 the UCLA Bruins, entitled
"The Athlete I'll Never Forget."

"What's the best way to teacha Subject of the piece is Howard

One of the closest Ironman in the spike sport, 420 in bowl- remains in the thick of the tro- girl to swim?" I I (Howie) Hansen, the starting
right halfback
Trophy races on record is ing and 400 'in golf. phy fight on the strength of its "First you put your arms on Jax Navy's
around her waist, take her right grid eleven that was rankedNo.
shaping up at Mainside this NARTU also "second fiddle" finishes in foot-
Second-place wona hand in yours ." 3 in the country among military -
week where VC-62, NARTUand pair of titles, winding up with ball and bowling.The ? "But this girl's. my sister" teams.

stacked VAJI-1 up in 1-2-3 are order currently for the could golf capture and bowling Ironman crowns laurels, and Attackers are the favorites Then push her off the dock.. ", Hansen later overcame great

the lead. for runner-up honors in volley- personal obstacles to become a
finish in volleyball -
with a runner-up Nets lasting memory in the hearts of
The issue will not be totally NARTU ended the foot- ball and golf, too, and could Fishing Party Bruin grid fans. 'lIe
was killedin
decided until after the conclu ball season in a tie for fifth place. make a clean sweep of the No. 2 Large Crappie Catch 1951 while on a mountain-

sion of volleyball and golf playoffs i The Warriors currently have a position in alL-foar sports' witha A whopping catch of 91 crappie climbing 'jaunt in Utah.

late next week, but any one I total of 2,695 points which they pair of playoff victories. I was reported this week by .

the of the top three teams could cop I gained in bowling 1,050)), football VAH-I now has a total of only four local fishermen who made a Bowling Alley manager Earl

championship and the trophy -I (565) and golf (1,080), and a 1,950 points, but it could win the I recent outing to Dead Lake. The Blackstock reports that he now
Dame Fortune willing. second-spot playoff'victory would trophy with a final total of 3,560 party included Willis Arnold of has a new measuring ball for

VC-62 ended its campaign witha give them an additional 810 markers with decisions in the I the Special Services Fish Shack, the convenience of station keg-

total of 3,475 points, which in- points for a final figure of 3,50530 post-season playoffs. I George Hall, NATTCenter Disbursing lers in determining individual

cluded two first-place finishes in points more than VC-62's FA W-11 has no trophy aspira- I ; Ray Steinhower, Tra- hand measurements. Blackstocft

touch football and volleyball. figure. tions but currently ranks a solid I Fac Carpenter Shop; and Jim Mcbride also says he will order bowling

The Composite Squadron garnered Third-ranked VAIM has not choice for fourth place with a I BuAer representative from balls for any prospective pur
total of 1,645 points. I Washington, D. C. chasers.
1,575 points in football, 1,080 finished on top in anY' sport, yet I



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VP-16 ReturnsContinued LocalTVShowTo

. ( from Pare 1))

. tugs were reached and problems Feature Survival"Survival"

. For Rent ironed out to the point where an
. 3 rm furn apt" ,clean, well fur :will be the topicof
American flight could function
crew -
:- nished, avail. Dec. 15, 2523 next week's local Navy,TV
. Forbes, St. Apt. 3, EV 73405. smoothly with one nationas show with Lt Kay Kyle of .

t 2 two rm furn apt 1511 Barrs St. Composite Squadron 62 as special I
which had been
! ; I
EV 8-2407 y guest
Spurgcon. 1
practiced by VP-16 at Jax had
3 bdrm house, 4375 Timuquana The Jax Navy TV show, entitled -
been, put to the test times
.. Rd., EV 7-3985, $125. mo. avail. under the critical atmosphere of "This. Is Your Navy," is .
S. Jan., Corner. telecast every Monday at 1930
foreign observation and strange
2 furn Elec. :{itchen. via WJHP-TV, channel 36.
.J. rm apt., )
areas and had not been found

Mrs.EV S. L.82039.Helms, 4525 HeadleySt wanting in any respect. tf4, t, 14 i

One of the primary purposesin
2 bdrm unfurn apt. Kitch equipt Form New
rotating&: a squadron to the
i 4647. :Merrlmac ''St EV 9.9971 Med is to increase its combat ef- (Continued from Page 1)

(after 1630) Richardson.; fectiveness. However, Comdr. R5D-type aircraft Familiariza l
Eff. fur Riverside.. 2215 Riv- ,
apt. Bazler pointed out that with the don( in actual transportation op I

er Blvd. EV 9-8209, Johnson. aircraft and crews constantly onthe erations in peacetime is a reserve!
I'lg rm turn. util furn. 2312 College
move personnel learned at policy for assurance of readiness t
EV 13159Mrs.. Clark. .,?;
first hand geography history and '
in' immediate active duty. ,
Small garage apt furn. Riverside the I
current events. Some of larger Plans
I nr. 5 ,Pt.;. 554 Lancaster, EL 5- countries from which squad Map Duty
With this policy in mind, the
5914 Mrs. Lowenstein.
ron crews operated included England squadron will make
3 and 6 furn 2636 transportflights
rm apt.
gar Denmark Germany, "GOTTA FLY PREPARED" Each plane is within itselfa on its weekly drills to
Myra St BV 7-2763, Murphy. France, Italy, Greece, Turkey, naval command and often operates singly out of a foreign airbase other Reserve Commands. Each
1 bdrm eff. furn apt $60. Park and Egypt The crew and plane under the plane commander Is self suf
unit it will 'take
.& King St, FL 9-6016, Garten. With aU the attractions of foreign ficient from providing all upkeep on the aircraft to hot meals year as a over
2 bdrm unfurn. house. EV 9-5867, [ and exotic prepared by a crew member in the galley. Planes and crew mem- the operation of a- transport
ports sightseeing, bers of Jacksonville's Patrol Squadron 16 were In such a spot dur- squadron on active duty for a
Salter. ;
one of the most popular spots ing their five-months deployment to 'the Mediterranean. Comdr. period> of 14 days. This duty calls
3 rm furn apt $50, 2363 Myra. was a quonset"hut at Port Lyau- n. L. Benton, executive officer; Ltjg( ) R. D. Zellmer; and LtJg( ) for plus travel time as wellas
EV 7-3935. George. ey. This building housed the'ham J. W. Goodman (left to right), of VP-16, unload some of the pay
Sm furn apt 2967 Selma St EV radio shack" where squadron supplies, Including gifts bought in the Middle East, upon comple- for retirement credits for all
personnel.The .
tion of an operation.
9-6480, Neil. members were able to keepin _n____ _____ _
For Sale personal touch with their squadron will composed
3 bdrm house 4542 mount Ave. of 16 officers and 46 enlisted
families in Jacksonville. $1215 In Prizes Given To
men. Pay billets in the organization -
Ext. 622 or, 203, Lcdr. Arnold. VP.16 will be relieved of NA-
will be available for 12 pi-
1951 Boles Aero 16' Trailer
$950, TO duties by another Jacksonville -
Lot 65, Azalea Ct., Roberts. squadron Patrol lots and 4 ground officers. Billets
I 3 'bdrm CBS home. 5949 OaklaneDr. 5. 31 NAS Civilian, Workers for four Chief Petty Officers and

Moore, EV 7-1931, '$48.50 10 vacancies for non-rated men
will also'aUowed.. The balanceof
mo. payments. Thirty-one Naval Air Station ,
2 bdrm< unfurn. hse. Hardwood Fasron 109 Awarded employees shared a total of $1,215 awards were Wyman{ Curts, $75; personnel, will be, divided
aviation ratings of first
t floors; breezeway. 1244 Wood- Excellent In Faw-11 warded last week for ideas sub- Lawrence, Lee, $65;' Eustace McKinney among ,
second, and ,third class.
ruff Ave.; Ext. 8477 or EV 8- mitted in the Beneficial Suggestion $50; Charles Coker, $30;
0384, Millikcn. Annual InspectionFasron program. All but one of Plight i officers preferablythose
Kussmaul and
Lloyd George
"3 bdrm hse. Nr. Nas & Cecil the employees are from the Over- with R5D-type flying as

Equity, Venetia Terrace, 5227 109 took,, top honors haul and Repair department. West shared $30; Donald Carter, !I well as ground officers may contact -

Anchor, EV 75079. last week when inspected by Receiving the top amount Was $35; Schley Davis, $25; Richard ; the training officer at NARTJJ -
Fleet Air Eleven its for ,further information
Wing on an- on
Miscellaneous Martin and Willis .shared
James Fleming of 0 & R, who Lay
nual administrative and material these billets. Men interested in
Ride wanted from Murray 11111 collected $145 for his "melhod $25; Carl, Knapp,. $20; James
corner Murray ,Dr.,,& Kerle St !inspection. enlisted billets .should call Ext
of oil '
repairing pressure pump Wood, $20; Sidney+ Bell and" Wll*
to NATTC. 0800-1630..Call Mrs. The rating given was a high R-2800-C 360 or 267.VR741 .
Watson at Ext. 547. excellent, 'top grade for FAW-11 body series and rear"plate on liam Yale, $20; Wilbert Eberle, will meet once each

Riders wanted from Jax Beach units since the new grading sys- engines. $15; Willie Kendricks, $15; Elmer month for a series of four drills.
tem was inaugurated early in ALFONSO ALEX, of 0 & R, Members will be paid on the basis
to NAS from 0730-1600. Call Raisch $15; Julian Thornton, $15;
awarded for his -
1954. was $125 suggestion of. these four drills besidesthe

Riders Cavanaugh wanted at to CH Miami 9-5184-leaving The electronics division gradeof of a "new method of cleaningoil Thomas Joyner, $10; Raymond 14 days training plus travel

96.0 ,,and education 95.0 were tanks on AF and R4D type Mortimer, $10; James McMullin, time. '
Dec. 23 Dec.
returning 26. Desire
driving help and share expenses -- the two outstanding marks with aircraft Radden Hill, 0 & R, $10; Richard Smith, $10; Coy .i ...

Contact Jeannette the squadron. As a token of 'appreciation collected $105 for "an improved I Hall, $10; William Estes, $10, all CNO SafetyContinued
the electronics division method of care and handling of
Parker, Pass & ID Office, Main of O&R.
Gate Ext. 486. under Lcdr. II. C. Eckles and the I coil and manifold assembly during ( from Page 1)

t education division under 'Ltjg( ) ; repair". James Wood 0 & R, William White of Public Workswas nered for the period June 30,

J. T. Wright were authorized to is $$100 richer for his idea of awarded $25 for his sugges 1954 to July( 1, 1955, during whichVP5
grant 48 hour special liberties to "easier and quicker manufacturing -
Local TalentTo tion. ,J"pilots and crew members
of inner of exhaust stack
the men in their divisions. t amassed an almost unbelievabletotal
Comdr. Robert P. Williams clamp;
of hours
9,675 over
skipper, expressed his sincere ap Another $100 went to Louis
Assist In 1,800,000 miles all without a
preciation to all hands for the Price, of O"& R, for his "vacu' m Gas Station 1 Offers single accident. Of this total, -
regulator for Building 101-U,
excellent Job done.
nearly 2800 were recorded by ac
Worthy CauseTalented e Herschel Chesley, garnered $100 Now, Fast ServiceNavy tual instrument under adverse
About all man has learned In for adoption 0 f his "deflector '
to weather conditions.
the past, 25 years is how to go plate improvement on firing 20 Exchange plans
personnel from NAS, open the new service station LAST YEAR the squadron par..
faster, work less, spend more, mm guns".
NATTC, and Fleet Air Jacksonville and die quicker. OTHERS RECEIVING cash facilities on Dec. 15, 1955. ticipated in Operation Spring

units will team with CBS The new arrangement of board, an advanced training exercise -

star Johnny Carson Saturday and gasoline pump islands, free and subsequently deployed

Sunday in a 16 hour TV telethonto t 9 service area, and new equip- ta Argentia, Newfoundland, for

raise funds for augmentingthe 4a ment will provide a faster and cold weather operations.

program for Cerebral Palsied more complete service, to service Patrol Squadron Five has departed

children in the greater Jacksonville station patrons. Eight for Port Lyautey, French

area. pump hoses, instead of five Morocco, where they will relieve

Called the "Celebrity Parade will be available for gasoline VP-16, another Jacksonville-

for Cerebral Palsy," the program service. based unit.
will have Constance Bennett as
Mistress of Ceremonies and will I L' w
emanate from the George Wash
Scholastic Honors
ington Hotel auditorium. The )y ( from Page 1)

telecast will b e made ove Earned by Fox KaneJohn as observer in differentiating the

WMBR-TV, Channel 4, from 220C itM "hostile Grampi" from the re

: Saturday through 1300 Sunday. Kane, AOAN, of Syra- lated but friendly sperm whales

i, ;,. Navy participation will include S a cuse, N.Y., was the honor student "whose fleshy flanks and flashy
'. the Green Cove Springs band in last week's graduating flukes" are a mainstay of the

., EmmeJ Rodifer, AN, pantomim Y Mk'i..o 9 ti. class from Aviation Ordnanceman whaling industry of Iceland.At .

.,- artist from VC62; vocalist Shir the same time Gudmundssonwas
School Class A. He has been
'f ley'Malloy, SN, ComFairJax; A presented, with the Croix de
", :' '' Wheeler, HM3,. NAS 'Dispensary assigned to NAS Brunswick, Me., Grampi "for extreme' heroism in

', William Mannaioni, AN, VC-6 2: for duty. exposing his person to the hazards

'J:' and others. _..>....."':;:... _'9';....;....,._ Honor student in Aviation of Naval Aviation and for

;r National Star Johnny Carson, TIME FOR THOUSAND-MILE CHECK Private First Class Electrician's Mate School was his ability to leap unpreparedinto

t star of "The Johnny Carsor 1 G.,W. Knapp, student at Airman Preparatory School, repairs one Frederick Fox. AEAN, of the the midst of Navy life and

;' Show," will be Master of Ceremonies 01 the many unserviceable toys gathered by the Jacksonville Bronx, N.Y., who' Joined the adjust to it without qualm, tremor .
!;II, and will be aided by 1 o. Junior Chamber of Commerce and the Marine Reserves in the Navy in January, 1955. He will or complaint-a feat not
Toys For Tots drive. Personnel or families at NAS Jax can contribute -
t ;: cal television stars along will 1 new or usable toys to this drive, with the toys going to the report to VP-11 Brunswick, for often "accomplished by> man or.

Natal personnel. needy families. Jacksonville at Christmas time. duty. whale.Page .


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