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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 22 December 1955

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SUttoa Jacfcraavtua. Ala. 4. Protestant

Ca,I>t WttMum S. HmrrU XAS. JMlCMBVtXUI .-- ,A Cotrnnuidlnc Ofncw Thursday, Dec. 22
r. John N. MJ'ft"I'e OCfioerAdm. 1900 AU Saints' Choir He.facarsal. .

RN.r Deltert S. Oxi I1 &b_ 'CMunaa t't' .
Capt Richard O Green .O>1ft ot Stall Saturday Dec. 24
rVet Air WUff Eevem:
dipt, Edict* J. S. Toons OomxntnOerOmadr. 1000 Catechetical Instruction
Frank D. Item Older fr-n Officer (Lutherans) for children.
t &k T.>sadosi TraIa1ac Owaee
CM*. Henry, Cornmuidlnc Otrioer 2209 Choir Beeeption.
OoiDdr. lr4wrd w. JBishop >dSoecuUvs OtftoerOpt.
lbwl ....tal 2300 Christmas Eve, Candlelight -

TJenJamla 14. AM _-_ ______ ___________ CotnminttTtc omtrt' Service.
CM. U A Nemtoa CkfecuUv* Officer
Sunday\ Dee. 25
Cart moa R. SterUett JiUI'c m1lUft-r Orskipi'
0 D4r. Laurence JT. Stcftenhacea I&ealUve 0Uk1eI' CfiOO Episcopal Communion

Service, Chaplain Jay V. Nickel-
The JAX AIR NEWS; U pvitthhta wefctr at ttw U. S. !Cat's! Air Stttton'
.JwfcconvlUe, FVxIdt. and Muted oonunercully w 11 lh eon-.. 'nprtat rand son.
*t no "'QIn1lfhe toyen went end ia cwnjiIUiwe with NA I: JKrv. 0930 Service of Divine
Oorttes .* tfistritart** tree t'C ch rcc it the N wml Air Strtkw tht Worship
Naval2Air 7\Kinfcl Training Off Naval Air Reacrw 3tthtV3111U. the Chaplain Griffin.
Sent JntonnaUon Officer-IX Ted 'MorcXdHer was cwnnnissiminr day f. Reserve Transportation Squadron 1100 Service of Divine Wor-
-ABftrvw H. naaeyAoTt (VK-iU at the Naval Air Reserve Training Unit here Comdr. ship, Chaplain Pieper.
Edttw-Ceda M : Matt Beport+-Jck QtOmea nnj" MiiloQcr > IL E., VHttler deft) NAKTU flight training officer and Comdr. -:
rt, J02: Nancy R*rd. Jb6ooae 1730 Caroling Party.
; E. A. flscher (ntaa4Jflg), NARTU training officer! explain the
The JAX AIR NEWS ta a nmnhn et the ArmM Farces Pran SrrrV .rcanicaiiea and roster ... the aew sqoadroB's eommaading offi I (There wfll be no Sunday
AFTS enmterUl eoqu1n ta this imbOnttm mat net he mirtntM wKhmftUw
wrlOMi | nniMioa of Armet Force PTVM SrrMoe. .XlrmAtlioMVni cff oawrtnaftec : !' cw Comdr. Vincent MtCU&tock second from left), of Daytona School. Children: may attend the
vaineift try *rohlMle4 .1Uioat veaatoAam' *ttamw. Beach., and Comdr. Loafs Career Jr. (right), executive officer, ij church :services with
J XX AIR >TEWS.BaitorUl parents).
of Newport Richer, Ha. The squadron -Mill drill one weekend a
e omct locateS Meta AflsflnUtrmnoa StfMDnc. Fhoaa" *KteoStoosVMC. month at NARTU. 1900- The United Fellowshipof
m. and 8JS& I
Protestants, Uldg. 804.

YeN ealilvite Family Guests To Tuesday Dee. 27

COsJ Holiday Greetings 1900>> Lutheran Instruction

Dine At Mess Hall on Christmas Day Classes Saints Chaplain Pieper -All

(I'M /oDowinjt Cluutnwu WWJaNgei one ertttMfed by otwiwuj..Mij i ChapelThursday

elttcen ./ an oowwnol loofttcd X.vol fir Station /oofc ot<2Ie) Personnel authorized to subsist on the general mess and those Dec 29

drawing commuted rations win be permitted to invite guests too 1900 All Saints' Choir Rehearsal. -
It gives me a great deal of pleasure to be able to extend holidaygreetings
the traditional Christmas: Day dinner in mess halls aboard the i > .
to the Naval personnel: and dependents in the Jacksonville
Station. i .
area this year.

To the men and their families who will spend Christmas together The Mainside galley will serve guests: $1 for enlisted personnel Commissary Store

la their homes I extend special happy: greetings for I know only too from 1100 to 1300 while galley authorized to purchase meals; 60. To Be dosed Doc 29The

well that Navy families cannot always be together at thi, time. three at NATTCenter will serve cents for dependent children under
NAS Commissary Store,
To the families of Navy men who are serving this great nation in at 1100 to 1230. { 12 )'CUIof age.
located in
Building will be
some other part of the world let me say, May the Lord<< be with you
This year each member: may The Naval Hospital will also dosed for monthly: inventory all

and help you endure" until that much happier occasion when,, .your' have as guests his wife., all of his honor guest invitations under day 'Thursday, Dec. 29, but will

loved one returns'< children and both of his special provisions authorizedby
parents.f as reopen for business on Friday,
And to those men who'are e>> serving in these far distant places, let j jme'say [ he has no immediate family, he I the Bureau of Medicine. Dec 30.xj. .

that you are not forgotten: and maay here live only for yourSafe ] may have one non-family guest, -

return. |j either lady or gentleman. If
But Christmas is a time to rejoice, so>> let us be thankful that some'
ELIGIBLE personnel subsisting
measure of peace: does exist throughout the world and enjoy a Merry!j .
in general mess must be in uniform. t.w
Christmas and a Happy New Year.Uear. j I IJ
J : Verbal identi5cation of theguests .
Adm. Defbert S. Conmrll, <
1. by thy member the
Commander Fleet Air Jax .
: .
S # ;, tnasler-at-arms will be accepted ..
unless there is cause to make further {:; :; r)'
the Holiday I, .;
It is with sincere pleasure that I extend best wishes for ." : :,

season to all military and civilian personnel aboard the ,Naval Air! inquiry in any case. \;: }jt'i: \' '

Station. May an of you and your families enjoy a very Merry Christmas -I SPECIAL MEAL tickets for ,,

and may the Spirit of Him whose birth we commemorate be in: these guests: and for personnelon

your hearts throughout the New Year. I commuted rations are on sale:I 43.

Capt.nDla.m S. Harris i at the mess halls at Mainside and

Commanding Officer, NAS lax: NATTCenter during the noon I l

meal until Dec. 23. : 3.. ..,

The commanding officer of the Naval Air Technical Training Charges for the meals will be i r

Center, its officers and men and civilian employees extend heartiest as follows: $120 for civilian! "' ,

Christmas and New Year Greetings to the many Naval Commands I' .; "

In the Jacksonville area. May the Navy in l$56 continue Its slogan of TftlAalftABA Center i .'.',. ,' "
Tower For Peace" and insure a peaceful program for the coming 1i' c' '.

year. i ', ?-* Lists HriMay Hews :,
Capt foamy C. Drlxmp, 1
;;:; .
The Attended Center
Commanding Officer, NATTC Telephone --
a a located in Building 517, will: BATTLE AGAINST FLU BUG-The vast program of immunization -

Commander Fleet Air Wing Eleven extends to all personnel: a be open from 0900 to 1700 both I against influenza: at NAS Jan is BOW underway. Harold
: )McCormirk DCFA, of Operation Boat Hnse-4.ini being inoculated -
wish; for a joyous and peaceful Christmas season. Those .who find on Sunday, Dec 25, and Mdnday by nil Spreiteer, UMX,was one ef the last of the servicemento
themselves separated from their homes and loved ones at this time; Dee. 26.Beduced. be given shots. The program for servicemen was completed

may rest assured that I take great pride in knowing that they areaway rates will be in effect. last week, with, dependents.. being scheduled until January 6.

to Insure: that this and all others will be a merry and joerul, both days Center officials reveal. Close received to 21,000 shots here military by Janaary personnel$. and their dependents will have

yuletide season. May the spirit of Christmas abide with each of you

. throughout the coning year. C&Commaader t. Edwin J feet S.!Young Air Wing, 11During I| Chaplains Offer Christmas Prayers I

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birth of *A1nLhty and Eternal Cod, Thou Who *cestThau of the date dates Iron the '12th century. Most oj f fear
when observe the
this holiday season we
joyous .u:, Who Jcnowest and guides human hearts, traditional customs socialcd with the annual
our Saviour and: start a new year, we experience a spiritual awakening
ode pray Thee, inspire .D men Kith the JTifdam observance ()f Christ"s birth have sprung jrom the
SAd a greater warmth of heart In furtherance of this spirit, it is
find the Will to obey Thy commandments and live joUswavs o/ the lands.
wen that we recognize and express our thanks to the personnel of many
in close communion* with Thee *TA lighting of the candles, for :instance, suggests
the several commands in the Jacksonville' IU'NI. to their families and
Atvaben in those vho cull Thee Father, a symbolically that Jesus is the light cj the
to our crriliaa friends for their help and cooperation during I the past yearning+ for Justice and Charity for nil mant nJ. JForld; the exchange'oJ: gifts if o recognition of

year, "CrunX thai Thy Graces may enkindle in men's Christ cj the gift cj Co X. ALl
apt. Benjamin soul compassion: JOT the countless sufferers whom offered by shepherds and magi.

Commanding. Officer, Naval Ilespitala dread *ors hat* pluxgod into poverty find desolation ".A koup" Christians must guard against comfnerciaKsation >

and the domination *'/ customs
During the coming Christmas: and New Year Holiday seasons our I pagan
J5eJ thoughts traditionally turn to Peace on Earth and hope and good' llx strength .,/ Thy Spirit to bind these everlastingly this day for followers is one ./ good clteer, joy,
wishes for a Happy and successful New Year May your participation to Thee. and generosity."Prayer .
In the Armed Services in furtherance of the cause of during the
peace I 'Heavenly father, humlly we' beseech Thee, : O Loving Father, who has brought
past and ensuing years provide each of you with the warm u.Usf&C-1 eive ta the ski, fortitude; to youth, strength 0] us again to the glad season when lite commemorate

tion of a noble contribution to the cause of peace in a Christian I ]ai3h; to parents, sanctity; to orphans, loving care; the birth of thy Son, Jesus of Kasareth: grant

World. to vU, the blessing of Peace Peace Jo families, that his spirit may be born anew in our hearts this

Capt. Wilson U. Bartlett; : Peace to peoples Peace among nations, Peace in day that we may. joyfully welcome him to reign,

Commanding. Officer, NAKTU our time."Amlt". over u!. Open our cars that SPC may hear again

I ite anGelic chorus of old our lips that tie
To our readers and to all our friends everywhere< we send sdn- ; open
Cart. tf. F. too God
McXaVy, may sing with uplifted hearts,
'cerest best,wishes for a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.I Catholic in the toward{
Chaplains liGhnf"and on earth good will
May you and those near and dear to you find every happiness hi this'I'' men,.", peace,

glorious' holiday season, and throughout' the coming year. I "The celc'broti07oj/ December 25 otiS Christmas, .: Lodr. M. A. Carpenter

Staff, lax Air Nrrf i began in Rome about A. D. 325. The popularity Protestant Chaplain



22 December 1955 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

, Ind.Announces Relations New itjTj{ i : EM Taking Mail Courses j


Analysis UnitAn 1 Get Break For PO Exams /

Enlisted personnel, who have been taking correspondence courses
Occupation Analysis DIvision
to qualify for the fleet-wide petty officers examination in February, "t
which will provide as
will benefit by a BuPers easing* of regulations due to a heavy workload
to the
sistance and guidance i
at the Correspondence Course Center In Brooklyn. :{
Naval Air Station in wage
and classification matters, t f Previously it I
has been established by the a aY at to have a :

Industrial Relations Depart tion of a i
before the J
ment. i
Naval Air Station Jacksonville be taken. Now I
ment of the :,1
Industrial Relations Departmentis
among the first to adopt this stamped to

new type of field service with r; pletion will I
Dominic Worsowicz appointed as Moreover if, .
Occupational Analysis Superintendent a, r assignment U ;
to qualify for :

Establishment of. the division, ha* authorized
.,, .._ .
which at the present includes the cers to & ;
Superintendent and two assist- NEW DIVISION AT IRD -- Dominie Woroswiex (right, their command,.
snperUndent of the new Occupational Analysis Division, confers
ed and mailed
in vastly improved
ants, will result a '
with Leonard Eubanks, Industrial Relations Officer on Instructions ;
and more economical ad- governing the newly established division of the' Industrial tile required .
ministration of the Station's wage Relations Department. The new unit will provide assistance in The
and classification program ac- wage and classification matters.Traditional correspondence

cording to the Industrial Rela- one way in'

tions Department Christmas qualify for the
PREVIOUSLY the Bureau of It ia also :
Aeronautics Industrial Relations successfully ;

organization. for field activities prepared tests
placed wage and classification Services At Chapels training courses.The

functions in the Wage and Job easing

Evaluation Branch of Employ- 'Christmas will be celebrated in many ways at the Naval authorized in

ment Division. However, there Air Station, but nowhere more beautifully or more appropri listed personnel J
has been an increasing need for
higher level specialized techni- ately than in the three Navy chapels., St. Luke's, St. Edward'sand February exam..

cal attention being given to the All Saints'. Texans \
administraton 'of wage and clas- The services at All Saints' Cha-
will officiate at the 1100 service.
sification matters at the Station pel (Protestant) will begin withan Poll Tax To I
St. Luke's will hold .
level. hour of Christmas music starting Chapel a Texas
WHILE IT IS considered nec- at 2200 Christmas' Eve. A Christmas service at 0930()'Sunday ed that in \

essary that the Station's wage candlelight service will be presented with Lcdr.. William A. Swets offi I must pay a
and classification program exer- at 2300, with Lcdr. ciating. His topic is 'The Chris- I the Texas
cise authority and control con.sistent Malcolm A. Carpenter, chaplain, tian Word." Ronald Conroy, HM3, lived at the
with its responsibilities, officiating. His topic will be i will be the soloist, singing "Oh, the service.
the Industral Relations Depart- "Light of the World." There also Holy Night. the tax is Jan.

ment here emphasizes that positive will be group singing of Christ- ;
and constructive assistancewill mas carols. KKKKKKKKKKKKaKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK.c..

be given to all departmentsof AT 2400 CHRISTMAS Eve, St. Joy To The World! The Lord !

: this activity.Occupational. Edward's Chapel, (Catholic) will
! Analysis Superintendent celebrate a midnight mass. Is Theme Of Our Front ,

., Worsowicz comes here The Naval Hospital will enjoy Turned away from-Bethlehem's He, who was- !
from duty with Area Wage and ,
two carol programs during crowded inn Joseph is forced to His words
Classification Office at Boston. A Christmas Eve. At 1800 the St.Luke.s .
find shelter for Mary in a stable.
possessor of a BA degree from Chapel (Hospital) Sunday changed the
There, on the night of December Kcupaney.'J
Harvard, he served with the 87th School will present' in Just as the
a program 25, the Christ Child was born. 1
Infantry Division in Europe dur- Ward A-6. And at 1830 the AllSaint's Shepherds came from the fieldsto "Glory to God
ing World War II.
Chapel Youth Fellowship adore Him As they guarded and on earth
Group will sing carols on the their flocks at night the gloryof men," when the
Hospital ramps. the Lord shone around them the Saviour 4

O&ROrdersShutdown A third group, the Zeta Y-Teen Saviour nineteen wide \
Club of Lee High School in Jack- presence is felt
sonville, will sing carols at the came and found Him lying in a to the World! i'
1 Naval Hospital at 1800 tonightON manger. .,
CHRISTMAS DAY chapel This man, born in an obscure Thus is the
services will be throughout the village in the Roman year 754, page of this
morning. At St. Edward's Chapel accordingly renumbered 1 A. D., News, designed
i For WeekThe masses will be held at 0800, 0900 has become the centerpiece of The choir I
and 1000. the human race. No one or noth- Saints Choir of
Overhaul and. Repair ing, has affected the life of man the direction
At All Saint's Chapel, ChaplainJay
upon this earth so powerfully asKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKKK PN3.
Department at NAS Jax will V. Nickelson will officiateon
-ro1C I
observe a shutdown period Christmas day at the Episcopal
from Dec. 26 Dec. 30
through Communion Service at 0800. At
it has been announced.The 0930 Chaplain Gordon H. Griffin
shutdown period, it has will
present a sermon, selectingas
been explained, will be used to ;
his topic "The Gift of the I 9 : \
number of d:
accomplish a major
Future. Chaplain Paul F. Pieper
repairs to plant equipment and

certain housekeeping tasks ,that 4 Ii
cannot be performed efficiently Take Care With ,
while the plant is in operation. Vin
Most employees have sufficient
annual leave accrued to cover Wrappings burn Y'fir
the shutdown period. Dec. 26 and like tinder and should be re-
Jan. 2 will be observed as legal moved as soon as possible. See
holidays and not chargeable to that all wrappings go into the i

leave. waste basket and are dumped (
Some personnel will work. all into a covered metal container. ? ______
or part of the time during the Do not use the fireplace to t

maintenance shutdown, as autho- i burn your Christmas wrappings
rized in Overhaul and Repair and decorations. Guard
Notice 12105, which is the official against flying sparks from a '
guide line for instructions during fire place with a substantialscreen.

this period. .
+ ." Then you can be sure of t
The Dutch of New Netherlandwere I spending a happy Christmas. L J -I
among the first to use .
"Merry Christmas" as a saluta- In Italy, during the last daysof FIRST FAMILY AT HOSPITAL
jamin N. Ahl, commanding officer of the Naval
tion on Christmas Day. Advent bagpipe players sere- over the keys to Clifford Manley, Hospital
nade the shrines of the Virgin family, who were the first to move last
The Spanish influence in the Mary under the traditional notionof enlisted men's housing area for Naval Hospital
with his wife Janet and four-months old Clifford
Netherlands changed "Saint" to soothing her until the birth in a few minutes later and settled comfortably
"Santa".hence, "Santa Claus." of her infant on Christmas. The 25 units for enlisted men are now ready for



,, Page Four JAX AIR NEWS 22 December 1955

!" [ Up The fl.r


1LL Fifteen employees Civilians, Includingten

from Overhaul and Repair "

Department ,and five from Supply

Department, were promoted dur- ,

ing the period Dec. 2 to Dee, 18. ,

Promoted at 0 & R were Milton
Driggers, Wire Worker 3rd stepto
Aircraft Assembler 3rd step;

Horace Woolard, Helper Aircraft
Mechanic General 3rd step to '
Aircraft Assembler 1st step; John I

Touchton, Helper Aircraft Mechanic -
t y r General 3rd step to Aircraft ,. :1
Assembler 3rd step; Claude Nor- :

ris, Production Dispatcher 3rd

NOT NEW SHOP BARGAINS-The Not New Shop, operated step; Claude Norris, Production
I b7 the Navy Wives Club, in Building 39,' is a busy corner these Dispatcher 3rd step to Aircraft ?h
days with bargain hunters. And bargains aplenty are available .at Accessories & Equipment Repairman ,
the Not New Shop, where clothes, furniture and miscellaneous 3rd step.Leonard .,
household articles can be purchased., All proceeds from the sales
go to charity projects sponsored by the Navy Wives.All merchan- Green, Apprentice
dise in the shop, which is open every Tuesday from 0830 to 1400, Aviation Machinists Mate 1st SCOUT INSPECTION This rroup from NAS Boy Scout
is donated. Mrs. Catherine Jones, (left), wife of J. W. Jones, RM1, Class to A/C Engine Assembler1st Troop 131 undergoes inspection by Capt. William S. lIarrs, commanding
of NAS Communications Department, and Mrs. Gerta Eaton, officer of NAS Jax. Assisting the Captain is Roger Allen,
mother of Maury Eaton, SA, of NAS .Operations, look over the step; Edward Wilson, Produc- Jr., troop senior patrol leader. In the inspection line are (left to
merchandise. tion Dispatcher 3rd step to Air- right) Phillip Crouch, Dennis Gilson, Henry Breitmoser, Jr. and
craft Accessories & Equipment Frank Alters. The inspection took place during last Wednesday's
meeting at whch the Troop Charter was received from the District
Repairman 3rd step George Pan
Catches ; Commissioner. Awards were also presented.
I Holiday Spirit On; gle, Guard GS-3 to A/C Metal --

Fabricator 1st step, and Michael
Carols Filling The AirA Chimarys, Helper MetalsmithAv. No lax Air News Charter To

( .) 3rd step to Apprentice Me-

"lift" new has been Kina afforded of unraunas to per- music is continuous. .I talsmith (Av.) 1st step I II Unl January 12 NAS Scout

8onne.l stationed and employedat The Fire Department, under Supply Department promotions Today's is the final issue of
the Mainside area this year. Fire Chief* Don Moran, has I included; Steven Schuessler, P.I the Jax Air News for 1955. Troop 131
really caught the Christmas : & S. Clerk GS-4 to Supervisor
Music the real genuine There will be no Jax Air News
The fire Procurement Clerk GSFrank Captain William S. Harris i
yuletide brand via record spirit. three stations ; published the next two weeks. ,
ings has been fillingthe air aboard have attractive seasonal Binder, Warehouseman to P & S Although no editions will ap- NAS Jax Commanding Officer,
Supervisor GS-4 Mildred Touch- received the Troop Charter from
displays. "Santa ;
Claus with
day and night during the past pear on Dec. 29 or Jan. 5, the
his Reindeer ton, Military Pay Clerk GS-3 to Commissioner Floyd Hazen last
few days. It's all coming from and Sleigh", is Jax Air News offices and the
the loud speaker atop Fire Station featured at station No. 1; "Ru Pay Clerk GS-4; Herman Davis, Service Information Office Wednesday night at the NAS

No.1, and its especially dolph, the Red Nosed Rein Military Pay Cerk GS-3 to Pay will be manned daily to handle Scout Hall, before assembled
effective with a strong wind. deer," is at No. 2; and the "Na Clerk GS-4, and Samuel Mathis, any requests and offer any parents and friends of Boy Scout

Christmas Carols are broadcast tivity Scene" U the theme at laborer 3rd step (Public Works assistance in publicity matters. Troop 131.After .
station No. 3. Dept.) to Helper Radio Mechanic the presentation, the Captain
from records on a manual. I' The annual two week respite -
1st ,step 0 & R.
1j operated machine and are allows staff members to enjoy told about being a charter
played' continuously from 0800 the holiday season. The next member of his scout troop in
to 2100. There Is always a fire issue of the Jax Air News will Union Springs, Alabama. He conducted .
man on hand to see that the be-published Jan. 12. personnel inspection of
the; scouts and later presented

certificates to -the Scoutmastersand
Civil Service CaptDoerflingerNamed Committeemen.

Tenderfoot awards were madeto

Has_. Openings SkipperAt Scouts Roy Stafford and' Richard
{ Middleton by Eagle Scout Jim
Civil Service has announced Baskerville.

critical positon vacancies in the Cecil FieldCapt. Thursday night Troop 131 had

Bureau of Aeronautics field ac- Carl R. Doerflinger 57 people present at the Muskogee -
District Court of Honor to
tivities,, and the Air Force has assumed command last Fridayof
Naval Air Station Cecil win the attendance banner again.
I asked assistance to recruit posi- Field. Advancement to Life Rank was

tion classifiers for overseas. Capt. Doerflinger takes over made by Larry Ross. First Class

Aeronautical: vacancies include: at the huge master Jet base awards went to Walter Dodge,

At NAS Jax-EquIpment Special., from Comdr. Cecil Johnson, Franklin Burhhead,-David Johnson
and Bill M Klnstry.f .
who has served the base's
:1st, GS-7; Training Officer (Gen- as .
skipper since last
eral Fields), GS-7. At NAS Quonset A May.
Capt. Doerflinger comes to
Pt., R. I.-Aeronautical Engineer 1-
Cecil from
a tour of duty as amDThursday
I'I I GS-11; Electrical Engineer, into the ranks of the Wise Owl Club of America were last Initiated Friday. executive officer of the attack
Comdr. J. C. Wootton (left) production manager of Overhaul carrier USS
GS-9; Electronics Engineer, GS- and Hancock. Before
Repair department, presents one of two lapel pins to
9; Engineering Draftsman (Mechanical Howard Luck, Johnnie McCormick and Ernest Mabry, all employees of 0 & reporting to the Hancock, he Dec. 22
It. The three also received was assistant Mainside Mad At The World
), GS-; Mechanical Engi certificates as life-lone members of the to the Deputy
neer, GS-9;; Physical Metalurgist, of goggles The sand trio experienced their vision.Injuries In which the wearing Chief of Naval Operations for (drama): Frank*Lovejoy, Cathy

G; S 9 ; Supervisory PhysIcist! Joint Chiefs of Staff Matters. O'Donnell.

(General), GS-13. Comdr. Johnson returns to NATTC Double Jeopardy

s Applicants should submit stan- Station's First Members his officer.former post as executive (drama): Rod Cameron, Gale

dard Form 57 to the Industrial Robbins.
Relations Officer of the activityat Join Wise Owl Club The Armenians Hospital That Lady (color
were the first
which vacancy exists. drama): Olivia Dellaviland, Gilbert
Naval Air Station .- people in the world .to set up a
The Air Force lists 10 position Christian Roland. .
rolled as life They celebrate
has enrolled its first members of the
classifier vacancies overseas: Christmas Friday, Dec. 23
Wise Owl Eve on Jan. 6.
Club. In
members in the
Wise to
r Classifier, GS-9, Alaska; Class! Owl plaque-type Mainside Daddy Long Legs
fier, GS-9, Japan; Classifier, GS9 Club of America. ceived certificates, they re gles at the time, definitely saved (color musical Cine): Fred As-
Three employees all from a lapel badge and medal his
l French Morocco; and Classifier, lapel pin. Each vision. taire, Terry Moore, Leslie Caron.
E Overhaul and Repair Department, was acclaime d
GS-10, Iceland.Applications. McCormick and Luck World
were presented certificates of "for his judgement and foresight encountered NATTC Mad At The
can be submitted membership in the nation-wide in the conscientious use of eye arate similar experiences at sep (drama): Frank Lovejoy, Cathy
to Personnel Officer, MacDill Air organization last Friday, with protection which saved his vision jobs.' Both were working at O'Donnell.

Force Base, Flat Comdr. J. S. Wootton,production in a work accident". a grinding and wheel when it blew Hospital Double Jeopardy
up disintegrated.
manager of 0 & R, making the The use of safety goggles saved ments tore into Flying frag (drama): Rod Cameron, Gale
Children in Poland believe that presentations.The the vision of all three each man's face, Robbins. .
causing injury, but with
each year on Christmas Eve, wise Owl Club, sponsoredby and at the same time saved the ious damage to the no ser Saturday Dec. 24
angels descend to earth on Jacob's the National Society for the government time and money and( because of the eyes simply Mainside Battle Ground (dra
ladder to bring peace and goodwill Prevention of Blindness, is organ- spared their families grief. on the Job.use of safety goggles ma): Van Johnson, John Hodiak.
to mankind. ized for the protection of visionin MABRY'S
INCIDENT happened The awards of the Navy and NATTC Daddy Long Legs
S industry. while he was working on an National Safety Council (color musical Cine): Fred As-
In Sweden it is-considered an ERNEST MABRY, helper air- oil hose attached sponsored
4 to an aircraft program are made possible faire, Terry Moore, Leslie Caron.
;. omen of good luck if all the can craft mechanic (general); Howard engine. The oil hose slipped and through the Safety Office of the Hospital Mad At The World
I dies burn brightly Christmas Luck machinist; and Johnnie struck him across the face. The Station's
Industrial Cathy
Relations De (drama): Frank Lovejoy,
''Eve. McCormick, metalsmith were en :fact he was wearing safety gog partment., O'Donnell.r .



2 December 1955 JAX AIR NEWS

iC21"ftfflff1! '; :'i:13l!: : :, "" '>- ::1 I

: ;

i. (

, Twas the night before Christmas t

( and all through the house. ,"
Ifor everyone it is a time of antl-
!jcipation and for most a time of
imemory. No matter where we
,are 'it'is also .a time of compan-
iionship( and what better way ,to
i share the real meaning of the x -

i season than to read old favorites?
''' .j,
The New Testament; The story

i of the Christ Child as told in t, ... f-i
Luke, is always the favorite version
. of the beloved story. Even 1
'the youngest child loves to hear .. : '
:it read when only the cadence of YZ f

,a parent's voice is real to him. >ydda 'Ss

We, suggest the beautifully illustrated ..
edition done by the Peter-
sham's for those old' enough to > > ar,

enjoy the richness of the pictures.All n. V
About Christmas: For those + g
searching for origin and develop t

ment of the many traditions associated -
with the season, this 0 4
volume is fascinating. The stories, : : \tji
not only of the holiday itself and (
the various saints' but also the
cards, seals, special foods and I

lights, greens, bells and stars are
told in sufficient detail to satisfy.
True Meaning of Christmas:
Bishop Sheen's new book is avery I'S

slight volume, only 31 pages,,
; .. _...__ _
and delicate "'''''' v.'''P''''
but every page every .
illustration something to treas.tire. SANTA PAYS JAX VISIT-Santa had quite a busy time of it last Friday, trying to keep up with eleven
parties for Navy children. From all reports he did another 4.0 Job with his Jolly presence and his bar full "
U will make a thoughtfulgift shows Santa being piped aboard at the Flee Air Wing Eleven party. Top right, Ralph Howard AQC, and Mrs.
when you wish to tuck in the largest family at the Naval Air Weapons System School party at NATTCenter, present their children to .
the extra item which may be gifts. The NAWS party was one of eight held at the Training Center. Leonard Rochefort, Pllll of NAS Photo :;{
enjoyed or with the whole family,, (lower left) help their two children Leonard Roland and Edward admire their gifts the NAS Jax ,
at the Fleet Air Jacksonville affair are the
auditorium. Typical of more than 500 children who visited .Santa
Doll in the Window: A family photo. Talking to Santa are (left) Byron Lee, son of James Lee, AD2, of VA-172, and Dave Roberts (right), son
story with a modern setting in YN3, of ComFa1r J ax.
which the little shopper loses her IoU"r

purse, is helped by a Cub scout Sixth Fleet Topic Of Winners Announced In DecoratingContest .
and Christmas is warm with happiness
for all. Next Local TV ShowThe
At Naval Hospital a
Story of the Christmas Card: Sixth Fleet's Job in 'the
Old or young, the thrill of the Mediterranean will be the sub- the first time since patients' wards of the Naval Hospital have
mail call is never more exciting ject of next week's "This Is competed In a Christmas decorating contest, established in 1051:: the It SALTY

than wondering what each Your Navy." television pro bronze, plaque was won by Ramp HERE

Christmas message will be and gram. The winning card was C-2,
from whom! This small volume, This Is Your Navy" is telecast which presented a festive, homelike I and open "fireplace", plus "Swab- The

illustrated profusely with pictures every Monday at 1930 scene of frosty windows, a by", a dummy sailor whose mis trying to f
of cards sent from 1843 to over WJHP-TV, Channel 36. huge red brick chimney pieceMIDDIES I sion seems to be waiting expect- monia"I clean"
the present, is an amazing re
antly for Santa to come down the with
minder of the changes made by .
printers Christmas and Stories artists.: Readers who [- : j'' '.' ': ;':- TilE PLAQUE WAS presentedwith my alds with

: congratulations by Capt. "I don't
have enjoyed Wagenknechts' collection ;: 1;: +.a. ,
of supernatural stories Benjamin Ahl, commanding officer quiet
may be amazed to see this collection of the Hospital. It was accepted they get
II "
but we assure you it is won flN by T/Sgt. Buddy Clifton, away.
derful! Many "hard to find" items i:4'ff
of the d.
master-at-arms war "Why's
are here, some new and some old. .
Christmas Carol: No Christmas,, ,'" r.1> .,J1Il1 The Judging, performed by mem- on one side

and cfertainly no childhood L : ,f. ; ,.: bers of the Garden Club of Jack- er?"

complete without reading''' about : ,<., sonville, took place Monday afternoon "It's a
I should hear
Scrooge and Marley's ghost. With v',::4'':., .: ., .'. << .
Tiny Tim we say, "God bless us, {. ,.." diet each.
A red ribbon was awarded tosecondplace
every one!
rAE Ai winner Ward A-6, "How is

AO, AK Schools with a green ribbon going to Ward you &
Name Honor StudentsThree B-1 as third place winner. Ward is to drive i

honor students, including A-7 was given honorable mention.

a Coast Guardsman, emerged Materials for the decorationswere "You

from NATTCenter schools last furnished by the HospitalRed before,

week. Cross, except for 300 miniature in the dark
Coast Guardsman Morton Cook, Christmas trees presented by "No, it's
AL3, was the honor student of! the Jacksonville Garden Club In Mary."
Aviation Electrician's Mate a custom of long-standing.
School. He is from Sault Ste.
Marie, Michigan. r TIlE JUDGES WERE Mrs. Clerk: "
Aviation Ordnanceman honor Arthur F. Coe, president of the have next
Garden Club; Mrs. Tom Brown, Boss: "
student was Richard Balaguer,
who p chairman of garden therapy; Mrs have you
AOAN, of New York City,
has been assigned to the carrier A. F. Tresher; Mrs. J. A. Willis; Clerk: "
USS Wasp. and Mrs. Bell Hogan. on our

Kuhrman Kempthorne, AKAN, Patients whose efforts won the like to go

of Manhattan, Kansas, took Avia- i+. plaque for Ward C-2 were, besides
tion Storekeeper honors. Clifton, Orin C. Crane, ATS; Every

4 "".., ,,,,____'_ "'"H_ Charles C. Nurse, ATI; Leroy Lee man to
"Pere Noel," the French Santa ARRIVE Seven Naval Academy first classmen Jr., AA; Pvt. Charles C. Brooks; meantime
Claus, does not use a sleigh and arrived from Annapolis, Md., last. Saturday at.NAS Jax en routeto Jimmy Hornbuckle, SN; Otis Don-
reindeer. He comes down chim- homes in South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. Among them ner SKGC (ret); Pfc. Peter The
neys on a cloud. Collins Jr. (fourth from left) son of Governor Collinsof out
was Leroy Information." Amaral; Joseph A. Blamowskl, ways
.. S Florida. The group Is participating In "Operation
right are Robert Baker, Douglas, Ga.; Charles Baggs, HN1; Charles R. Peterson, AMC; first view
A Christmas honey cake called Hampton, S. C. Wendell Powell, Swalnsboro, Ga.; Collins; Thomas Pfc. Ralph Omera; Carl H. New- "Man! he
"lebkuchen" is a favorite in Ger- Nathan, Tallahassee I Fla.; Nat Dyer, Bradenton, Fla.; and E. ton, FN; George D. Oliver, UN; a parking !
man home! Wayne Weeks, Thomasrille, Ga.


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I:1) Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 22 December 1955 .

t I .
.) Drub AK To
t: ,": ..,
:',, '<:

I: ; Retain Center LeadThe

high-scoring Ensigns from Aviation Ground Officers School

t remain today a* the only undefeated cage team in the NATTCenter

w Basketball League as a result of a pair of victories last week.
l 1 The One-Stripers dumped hitherto -
4i 75-34: win over NavAirWeaps In
unbeaten Aviation Storekeeper -
the other game of the week'sschedule
School 76-57, and passed by
Air News Takes Annual Peek At Marine Aviation Detachment's with Al Bucholz( 18
7127. points> leading the :Missllemen.
strong five,
The league is idle until Janu
Hal Peper** 25 points, 19 by
New Year's Bowl EncountersFootball ,
Day Bob Combs and 14 by Fred Wet- ary 2 when a full schedule of ,
games Is on tap for the week.
xel accounted for most of the
makes its final, colorful fling over the NewYear's points against the Storekeepers Current standings, through December

holiday in a dozen or more "bowl" games which prove I.i Scott Jones and Bob IBnkel starred 22 are:
nothing except that the American public still has the endurance .
for the losers. TeamAGO W L rd.
to shake off the aftermath of the previous' evening'sbibulous i
outings. 4 Powell ROM Wild School -_.IS 0 1.000
ril ( Combs scored 27 points In tM AN-P School ..._.4<< 1 .800

With these games in,staff mind turns, the iD last year's Sugar Bowl game, A victory against MarAvDet while :AK School _4 1 ,800
News '
Air sports
Jax attention this week to one the Horned Frogs of TCU definitely M Ned Annentor topped the Marines AE School _4 2 .661
its Meanwhile attention of' the MarAvDet _3 3 .500
in the art of pigskin do have the bigger
final plunge guns.
AO School
league was focussed on Special ---2 3 .fOO
prognostication or picking the The consensus is that the Rebs .H Services "Support Splinters" and SpecServicesNarAlrWeaps ,_1' 4 .:00.

bowl game victors.Neglecting will find the Frogs' staunch line their high-scoring Hank 'Powell. _..1 5 .167

such regional AU- and speedy backfield combination He roiled up 47 points as the Administration _0 4 .000
Star tilts as the North-South, too tough. TCU by one Splinters defeated'larATDet In
4 s*
Blue-Gray and East-West Shrine touchdown. overtime 74-72 and then accounted

games, the Air News selectors ORANGE BOWL: Maryland vs. for 49 points In an 84-50 victory Planning No. 2
themselves with the old Oklahoma This
concern one figures tobe over NavAlrWeaps. Te totaled

"regulars", the Cotton, Rose, so tough that even the Jax 4 96 points In the week's play.
Sugar, Orange and Gator Bowls. Air News predictors can't agree. Ernie Broadnax with 29 and Continues AtopO&RKegLoop

Looking at them individually, The managing editor says It'll be Wayne Spergren with 24 headed

here's the way the staff believes Maryland; the sports editor the Marines' scoring while George

they'll shape, up: strings along with Oklahoma. Wall ringed for the NavAlrWeaps.

ROSE BOWL: Michigan State The 'consensus is that this will Things got back to "normal" In

vs. UCLA The consensus of be one of the tightest, yard-for- .FSETS AN-P Second the; NAS-O & R Bowling League

opinion on this classic is that it yard battles of the day. Marylandhas Airman School continued to roll this week as Planning No. 2 _

will be one of the very best the power in a very strong on the heels of the leaden by the circuit's top-ranked keg crew

games of the day and perhapsone I line, Oklahoma the binding speed scoring a brace of victories. WithAl since the opening weeks of the
of the highest-scoring contests I and the breakaway aggressiveness. ,. .: Jones Bill Montesl, Ron Zea- season once again sported a

too. UCLA will be."up"<< for ger and Walt Stephenson scoring safe margin of four games over
this one, remembering well their' The club with the top psychological 1 J heavily the Preps beat a strong second-place' Assembly.

28.20 loss to the Spartans in '54, desire will win. Aviation Electrician's Hate School Two weeks ago the Assemblymen -

but the Michigan club gets the SUGAR BOWL: Georgia Techvs. CAGE RECORD quintet, 86-76, and downed a re- were, only one game out of
nod here on the, strength of its Pittsburgh-Both teams want Hank Powell of Training Facilities surgent MarAvDet five, 75-60. first and breathing down the '
,. a member of the "Sup- .
tough Big Ten schedule and its this one, but for different rea- port Splinters" of Special Services Administration suffered a 6053 nepks jof the loop leaders but

tremendous comeback ability. sons. It's the Panthers first bowl went on a scoring ram- defeat at the, hands of the Planning killed that drive with a '

COTTON BOWL: Mississippi appearance since 1937 and the page last week to, set a brace Sparkles with Dick Lathrop and 2-1 victory over their nearest rivals .
Editor fifth straight clash I o f NATTCenter Intramural Hank Rahn In the scoring roles. In crucial
vs. TCU -Both Managing post-season scoring records. He tallied 47 a match on Decem
Andy Planey and Sports staffer for the Yellow Jackets of Coach points In one tame and rolled Andy Kenny and Ben Lawson led ber 9. '

Marion Cracraft feel that while Bobby'Dodd. Pittsburgh's terrific op 49 In, another. Included In the Feathers. *

Mississippi has the desire to win line may, wear the Georgians the latter feat were 19 foal Scott Jones and Bill Crown Then this week the No. 1 team
shots oat of Z3 tried and 15
this one after their poor showing down but both predictors agree field goals. brought Aviation Storekeepers a doubled its lead over the runner
that Tech will win the game with up club with a 3-0 victory overMasters

superior offensive strengthbutit & Foremen last Friday

Faye Tops may be very close. HAWS School Snares DeLong evening while Assembly was being -
upset 2-1
GATOR BOWL: Auburn vs. by Electric Shop.(

Vanderbilt Right here in Jack The league's; top bowler Ever-
Scorers AtMainside sonville local fans should witnessa Trophy At Training Center.Naval ett Brock, still holds most of the

contrasting game between the individual honors this week havIng

striking scoring power' of the Air Weapons Systems School romped home the winner of : scored the highest average of

Auburn Tigers and the defensive the Captain Henry C. DeLong sports trophy as a result of the 1955 the season thus far, 178, through

Bob Faye of Hospital's Medics prowess of Yandy's Commodores: NATTCenter Intramural program, repeating its victory of last year. 30 games; the high set, 643; and

Mainside Intramural Basketball Auburn's the favorite in this one The Missllemen scored a total the year's high game score of 232.
scorers this week with a and the Air News "experts" see of 1,252 points as against 1,134 Wins Five Tllles C. B. Adams follows Brock's average
no reason to disagree with the for second place Aviation Storekeeper Taking five of the 15 championships with a 175 level through
23.7 average in seven games,
choice. Auburn to win by one School, the surprise of the put on the line by the 36 games.
while two other league performers -
touchdown. 1955 season. Special Services sports program C .
also were above the 20-points division, the Missiles copped tit- Other scores last week Included:

per contest average, figureS re- les In basketball, horseshoe singles Planning No. 1 :Metals .
over No.
leased by Special Services re- Boucher Ruled '55 OfStation's and doubles table tennis 2 3-0
yealed. King ; Cowling Shop over Ground
singles and doubles checkers and Check, 3-0; Emergency Repair
I Faye has tallied 166 points and golf. Their golf team went on to downed 3-0
Engineering ; and Ma-
has become a member of the Civilian GolfersCharlie win the Station title. chinists defeated Supply, 2-1
"25 Club" on two occasions this Other champions of 1955 were
season scoring 26 and 29 markers Boucher of Overhaul and Repair has been crowned the, Airman Preparatory School The league is now Idle over the

respectively In two fine ,per- civilian golf champion on a ruling from the United States Golfing Spring bowling; Aviation Electri holidays until January 6, 1956.

formances. Association, Station Golf Pro Jack Harvey revealed this week. .clan's Mate School, acey deucy; Current standings are as fol-

Another prolific point producer The ruling was handed down Marine Aviation Detachment, lows:
The three-stroke difference In
Tom Nofs of the high-flying VA- from the USGA after Harvey I chess; Airman Preparatory Team \V. L Pd.
the two Interpretations was also
172 club,..Is second to Faye with wrote the organization to settlea School, swimming; Aviation Elec- Planning No 2 ....31 8 .79
the final difference In the score
154 points in seven outings for controversy which developed trician's :Mate School, softball. Assembly _.._.......27 12 .692
between the two players.
an even 220 average. Nofs is I during the final match of the Three All-Station Crowns Planning No. 126 13 .661
also' member of the 25-pointers The USGA ruled that the fal Accessories __.
a I Civilian Golf Championship, nearly Aviation Storekeeper School .23 16 .599
clan having garnered 26 points a month ago. len tree constituted ground under pool; Aviation Electrician's :Mate Prod. Planning --22 11 .564

in a contest earlier this year. At that time Boucher (pro- repair and that Boucher was entitled School badminton singles and Cowling Shop --21 18 .538

Fasron 1098 Joe Tenda, who nounced Boo-shay) and Rod Pin- to a free lie and a score of doubles and the volleyball crown; Masters

has! turned In 30- and 29-point ney of Operations were on the four on the hole giving him Aviation Ordnanceman School, A: Foremen ..--20 19 .513

,: outbursts in two games, Is running 10th hole of the final round when the title by one stroke' over Pin- touch football; and Airman Pre- Metals Div. -20 19 .513

.. third in loop totals with an Boucher hit a ball directly In frontof ney.Pinney paratory School Fall bowling. Electric Shop _-19 20 (87

{ average of 20.3 points per game a fallen tree lying In the rough. fired a 318 total for the Three Naval Air Station titles Supply _._.__19 20 ,(81 _.
r;:" Tenda has dumped in 142 counters The tree had been blown down 72 holes while Boucher edged him were taken by NATTCenter. Airman Emer. Repair .......18 21 (62
out with a count of 317.
In seven starts. by the wind. Preps captured both the Machinists --16 23 .tto

1" Rounding out the top ten scor- Realizing that the situation Spring and Fall bowling crowns, Engineering .......IS 24 .sM
I era in the circuit are: Jesse Crow called for an Interpretation of and NavAIrWeaps grabbed the Power Plant ._-1S 24 .3M
Golf Shack
j. der of Operations 19.9 points per ground rules, Boucher playedthe Closed golf title. Metals No 2 __...,12 27 .308

r game; Bob Gruber of Personnel hole two different uajs. Final standings:: Ground Check ....... 9 30 .231
,' 18.8 average; John Wagoner of lie first free-lifted the ball and On Christmas DayThe Team Points

t'" : VC-62, 18.6 points per contest: then hit away to take a four on NAS Golf Shack will be NavAIrWeaps __.___1,252 MarAvDet ......__._.... 696TraFacilities

Bill Braught of Faetu, 18.1 average the hole, then replaced the ball closed on Christmas Day, Sunday AK School ___..__1,134 __._._._ 545AEB :

;t.. ; Harold Ring of Fasron 6, behind the tree and played it as I I December 25, but will reopen AN-P School __.1.067 School __ 481

'" 17.5: average; Spider Dasher of It lay hitting the stump and I for course play on Monday AE-A School _'....:L_.._.-1.009 AGO School .._..._._.;,,,,,,,_ 344

,:' YC-62 16.0 points per game, and winding up with a seven for the December 26. AO-A School 900 Supply ...........___ 261 ,

Jim Mosrty 158: points per game. hole. \ SpecServlce ...._..?..._.... 847 AO.n School ......._..__ 227


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r 22 December 1955 JAX AIR NEWS Page SevenMi.P I

Harts ... .
Trips lAX

To Gdp Station Sports

Ten Pin Honors s e 1t BriefsAround 0

Airman Preparatory School oiNATTCeater : T the radiators, basketball

captured the Station lit r ; y fans are discussing and comparing

bowling crown last Friday will' this season's lax Navy._

a 3-D win over NATCHTa Statfaikeepers Wave Cracker j ax with last year'sAUNavy
of Mainside. In a best- \
4C Eastern baskctbalf
three-of-fiv setlo. +es '
41'I champions from Jacksonville: and
Scoring a three-came total ol
2,502 pins to the losers' 2,322 the Coach Fred Daznmryer outfit of,

Preps rolled their way: to theii this year Is stacking favorably..

second consecutive Station title Where last year's champs werea
Instrumental in the -victor combine
4-- two-player scoring -
II: : -rII
were the line performances ol the fabulous Pat and Cern Gor-
Fred Daly, :Max Way and Johr' sky twins this season's aggregation
Burner; Da>.y's *44 total led the I I carries a triple punch in

pin-busters of. both teams and : /' I Ruth Bradshaw, Pat Ashcraf and
his one-came score of 192 in hi :{ > Ellen Bryan. All three are sharp!
first attempt was the aft rnoon's I shooters and keep up a perpetualrain

highest one ,game score.Daly' STATION CHAMPS Winners .f the AH-SUlion bowling championship are these: .trutdlrrs : on the opposition' basket.
teammates.; Way and from Airman' Preparatory School who defeated NARTU Mainstde representative, for the crown. The One dark cloud on the horizonis
AN-P men repeated their victory of last year. Left to right are "bowling Iie'l'reaJdsFnDds Greenwood I
Burner, also turned in strong fired Daly Max Way, John Burner, Karl Booth and Bob the strong possibility that
showings with respective total Bryan will be lost'to the squadin

of 519 and {85. January. This slim, gravel-
NARTU'j perennial. meal-ticket,, VC-62 Cagers MalnsideBowling voiced North Carolinian provides
Art Yarmak, led his club with sthreefame punch aplenty and the fact she
score of 522. Deadline Jan. 6 may wind up with Pensacola in

The Training Center keglers Leading MainsidersThe Entries for MaL..We Bowling the Sixth Naval District tourna

took the first came by an 70-792;% League, play during -t h e ment after her stint in Airman
count, won the second 8U- n,, two top dogs of the Mainside Intramural Basketball League 1956 late Winter-Spring: intramural Preparatory School is not a pleasant
and then blasted from behind on YA-172 and VC-62-once again hogged the cage spotlight this campaign will close C on outlook for any team.

the final frame to clinch the all- week as the loop prepared to taper off for the Christmas holidays January 8, 1956 at 1600. Spe- Coach Dammeyer Is searchingthe
third by an 61803 cal officials hinterlands and scanning incoming
important game The Clue Bolts from Attack Teams W L Pct I Services announced -
edge. this week.Activities Waves in an effort to
Squadron 172 edged back into a VC-62 8 0 1.000VAl72
NAKTlTs scores lor the after interested in participating find someone to take her place.
noon were: 'Charles Myers, 454;; first place deadlock with their 8 0 1.OO) I ia the league should And it ain't easy]
Hospital 7 1 .875 .
Frank Bro idle running mates by posting an
Ralph McClure, 463; contact Special Services, Building -
5 3 ,623
wer 434; Yarmak; 522; Jim Dickinson easy 62-33) decision over Communications 930, or phone 512 before 'Twas a busy Fall sports program -
Fasron 6 5 3 .iJ5
316 for two games); and that date for Charlie Summitt of
Fasron 109 4 3 ,568PAWll
Oscar Cordero, 143 tone game),. Two entries, VF-17S and Aviation Ordnanceman School.A .
The Airmen Prep scores were Both teams are still unbeaten 4 4 ;500' FAW-lt, are already definitely member of the Blockbusters
VF-1'13 _.._.... .._ 3 3 .500
with 8-0 records, and their meet- Tuesday and
as follows: Daly 544; Way 519;: ( slated for the upcoming golf team, playing
ing' in late January should be VA-175 .- 3 4 .n also for
Burner, 485; Red Greenwood, 318! loop. Thursdays, performed
(for two games);Karl Booth, 311 one of the high points of the VW-4-_.:._ 3 4 .43% the bowling team on the same
(two games) and Bob Balbach current court campaign.. Communications 2 6 :5'0 nights. A round of golf plus a

324 ONLY were
in the abbreviated action this _._.. 2_ 6 2500&Rl AFPS SP0HTS twice a week, is intramural sports

Crackerjax Eye week but their outcomes strongly Personnel 0 6 8 .114.000 I enough to satisfy* anyone..
influenced the standings.VF173 Roundup
made one of the bigger Lt. Bill Lyons, Special Services

Heavy Schedule jumps toward the top, moving By Armed Forces Press Service Officer at NATTCenter, extendsthe
from tenth place to a seventh-spot Chuck Spleser, a 26yearoldformer merriest and happiest of sea
After HolidaysAn 'tie with FA W-11 by virtue of a ; army lieutenant, made son's' greetings to the Naval Air

C8-46 win over 0 & R E. S. I. short work of Paddy Young in a Station and its activities from
extensive: borne season ol' "Easy" Clark and "Woody" ; recent heavyweight bout in Chi himself, his office personnel and
games will be played' by the Jax Woodbury of the winners led the "\ ..; ""f;,\' cago. It was all over at 2:45: oJ all those at NATTCenter who

Navy Wave,Crackerjax after the scoring in that'game with respec- I .. the second round; Spieser the have helped make the sports pro
Christmas holidays with only, tive totals of 21 and 18 points. ._ : winner by a TKO Navy's 3...() gram of the past year such a
two road trips scheduled against soccer win over Army gives the success
FAETU also climbed a couple .
service teams. \ : : Middie coolers a season recordof
the ladder in gain : ; ..
of rungs up a : :' George Washington and his
After meeting Palm Beach Air : : seven wins, three losses and a
: '
Force WAFS at Palm Beach January from the 14th position to a three ..:: : :: ". .' tie. The Cadets had a tough sea Continentals crossed the Delaware
7 and 8, the Crackerj are way deadlock for 11th with Communications '.'i; ... son, losing eight and winningtwo River on Christmas night,

home for five weekends in a row and VAH-1. } ..1' ;. ., .. 2nd Lt. Leon "Mule 1776.
with games planned both for the A HOTLY-CONTESTED 67-63 Train" Heath, grid coach at Ft
Mainside gym and In King Hall i victory over FAW-li left Hospi Sill, Okla., returns to the pro will play a 53-game schedule this
Auditorium. Washington Redskins next season year.
tal's Medics in command of third 2nd Lt. Paul Ole of Aberdeen .
Following Is the schedule: ; .. ,
January 7 8-Palm Beach AFE and a strong contender for the ? 'Yale's leading ground-gainer Proving Ground, Md., the former
WAFS at Palm Beach. crown. Sporting a 40-32 lead at beanie "The Menace" JMcGUl and Minnesota athlete who preferreda
AFB I had Columbia's aerial artist Claude baseball contract with the N. Y.
January 13-14 XgTin the intermission, the Medics \
WAFS here.January I Benhata are good bets far All' Giants to numerous pro football
to tight off a second-half surge
21-22 Parris Island' East honors !Bull sessions"are offers, says "I have no Intention
Women Marines here. I by the Fleet Airmen to grab a specialty of FEAF officer of playing football while Sa the

January 27-28 Cony Field' their seventh win in eight starts. faster He's an acconv. service but I do hope to play

Waves" here 'I The best individual scoring phased matador and has been. some baseball, if at all possible. e
February 4-5 Palm Beach! Fighting the bulls since be was: Al BaN, USAFE athletic
WAFS here.tbuary : show of the week was staged byJoe 10 I The Parris Island S. CL,, director has announced that the
] JO-H} Ft McFher- Tenda of Fasron 11)9) one of' basketball team which finished I USAFE 1856 sports slate open

son -WACS here Orlando Eebeli the drear 't'. top ten point products with a 37-8 record last season,, with soccer Doc. 16-18.
here. who tipped his average

February 17 Orlando AFB slightly by dumping in 22 points Station Mixed Two-Ball
WAFS at Orlando. while his dub was beating Fasron I

6, 70.56.VA175. ,
February IB -Orlando Rebel y On Post-Holiday Agenda
at Orlando. racked up an overwhelming ,
February:26-27-Florida State 22-8 first half edge 1 ; A biff All-Station Mixed Two-;
AAU tournament. over VW-4 and then went on to' : ball Golf Tourney hi planned frll'l and will be bracketed according
March 2-3 Florida State 23S- win handily 67- 9, with Ltjg)I I the post-holiday. reason it wu announced to their acorn in flights of eight
WA tournament I. C. Park tallying 17 points 'in this week by Jack Harvey i couples eachTrophies

March S-U; Sixth 3JD tour- the process. J. R Smith scored Station pro. i will be awarded to
namcntMarch IS for the losers. I b The tournarnent'wul: consist of: flight finalist in all brackets.In .
36-20 All Navy East- Current standings through -f l an 18-hole qualifying round to be I first round match play each

ern Outmpiac {. .s. Thursday 22 December are: : played between January 1 and flight of eight couples will pair
January 15, the Initial round of off into four foursomes for the
The minister had just finished match play on Sunday, January' first nine boles, with the winners
Jaarrying a young plumber and a WEEKEND TIDE I 15, and a final round for the first-: meeting in a parr of eml-final
lovely young thing When the men LOW DEAD-EYE REBELSharp.shooting I round winners on the following. I matches on the incoming: "back"
of Airman !
ceremony: was over, the plumber A.M. P.M. A.M. F3I. Preparatory Ellen School Bryan is the new I Saturday, January 21. I nine holes.
sidled up andwhispered in the Fri. 2:00: 2:16: 2.09 8.26: scoring: star of the lax Navy I Participating llnksters may I The two finalist duos will then
parson's ear: **l havent any mon Sat. 2:58 3:15: 8:12: $25: Wave Crackerjax. She rackedup play their qualifying round any' meet the following Saturday for
" ey but I can fix your gas meter Sun. 3:59 4:16: 10:14: 10:23: 71 points in her first four I time during the two-week period' bracket titles.
so it won't register..* games.



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, Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 22 December 1955

I WL-I72, VUM, CVGI, VF-22 Report

,)I;. (I,, Scooting Squadrons I

: t The "Blue VA-172 Bolt" cagers, undefeated fleet-wide exams. 'Thirtythree'men '

, ... in intramural play, added were rated for a total of 60
I : two more victories during the percent of those examined.

! past> week defeating VW4, 91 to Advanced to their indicatedrates
19, and taking a forfeit from were: Robert D, Barbaree,
jI VAIM. \ A02; Jack B. Belcher, AO2; William

j The squadron wishes to congratulate A. Buddin, AD2; ,Roger' A.
LtJg( ) and Mrs. Tom Carry, AM2; James E. .Chrfstlan-. '
Caulkins who are the proud sen, AT3; Raymond; L. Fir]an,
parents of a baby 'boy born last. CS2; Herbert C. Harmon, AD2;
,I Sunday. Walter A. Harrel, AD3; DonaldE.

I f.J f. The "Blue Bolts" welcome Holtz, AM3, Billy J. Honey,
aboard Herbert D. Parker, AD3, AMI; James Hughes, AT2; Wale
J AIR WING RADIO GRADUATES-The graduating ,class (1-56) of Fleet Air Wing Eleven who reported for duty last week. ter; W. King, ATI; Donald J. .1
Rad'o! School, which received diplomas last Friday, assembles for a group photo. Begun In 1952, Joseph F. Casey, AM3, and Klein, AT2; Waymon D. Lowie,
the school Is available to men of eight FAW-11 squadrons, including three \\n Jax, three in the Charles P.'Maguire, AT3, left the AD2; James F. McComfcll, AD2, I
Canal Zone, one at Port Lyautey and another In Iceland. Graduates of the school go back to and Joseph D. ,McMeekin, AD3.
I their squadrons as full-fledged technicians and radio operators. Front row (left to right), are G. P. squadron last week for the Separation -
Dwyer, RMC, instructor; F. J. Rosley, AT3'| R, F. Redmond, AT3; Dale Clark, AT2, honor man; Center. Also advanced were: Manning
R. W. Cooper AN; 1\!. R. Reason, ATAN; R. A. Frey, AT2; and W. Bennlson, ATAN. Back row: The squadron volleyball tour- Munis,. AD2; John W. Pavloski,
R L. Levin, AN; I(.. S. Moore, AN; R. A. Jobes ANt' D.F. Burnett, ATAN; P. E. Bauer, AN; W. hament AE3; Stephen E. Peloza AM2
\ A. Gillenwater, AN; A. V. Mczlck, ATAN; anti Nash, AN. was won last week by ;
the Line team, which defeated James R. Pongratz, AD2; Golden
Power Plants in- a close and bitterly Robertson Jr.., SD3; Clarence R.
Christmas Day Dinner fought contest. I Robinson Jr., \ 'AT3; Richard L.
mmmm '. Schuldt, AD2; Herman E. Smith

Looms As Best Yet VW-4<< AD2; Amos A. Stevens, AD2;
(Ads are received for this column Eight of VW-4' personnel received John D. Sullivan Jr., A02; Stan
on Friday and Monday of Sumptuous and tasty. That best describes the annual their gifts a little early ley Tentnowski, AT2; David P.
every week between 08001600.) Christmas Day dinner to be served, to personnel and their, this Chrstmas. Uncle Sam (Santa Thomas, PN3; John L. Townsend,
FOR RENT guests on Sunday at mess halls aboard' the Station. Claus) handed out discharges to AT3, Edward A. Vanik Jr., AM2;
2 rm. turn, apt. 1210 Edgewood The menu again reads like something prepared for a Frank DiPierro, AL3; B. D. Bare, Charles R. Wheatley, Abe; ArthurL.
Ave. Can be seen after 1700. king and his court. The Navy has spared nothing in ,providingthis AE2; Anthony Dorico, ALAN; Wise, AD2, and Carl F. Zowa-
1 '
annual feast. John, Woodland ALAN sky, AD2.
; L. T.
3 bdrm. furn. hse. EV 73753.
Wesconnett; IT TAKES plenty of food to teed the thousands who will Taunton[ AN; Anthony Celona, I Following their,recent Mediterranean -
dine at mess halls aboard the Station. The Commissary Office, AN; C. W. Barker, AN., and R. J. cruise, 10 men have taken
,i 4 rm. apt. garage. 2037 Herschel. which provides the mess halls with their food has revealed Noury, AN. the oath tOt another hitch. Shipping .
EV 74321.: '$13.50 Wk. that some 2,400; pounds of turkey will be fed to the thousands Three others 'received trans'- over -for six years were
.. dining at Mainside and NATTCenter galleys.In fers A. Robert D. Barbaree A02 LeviF.
2 bdrm. furn. apt. FL 96016. : J. Middleton to the USS ;
,., 6 rm apt 2636 Myra St. EV 7- addition to the many pounds of turkeys there will be Valcour (AVP 55)); S. B. Tatumto Griffin, ,A02; Charlie W. Ren-
c-- 2763. 190 pounds of cranberry sauce, 1,200' pounds of Irish potatoes; Cecil Field, and G. J. Trumbo fro, A02; John W. Dudek, AO2;
1,200 pounds sweet potatoes, 270 pounds cottage cheese, 3,000
to VF-104. Roger A. Carry, AM2; Golden
2 ''rm.. furn. apt. 4633 Wheeler hot rolls, 600 pounds of fruit cake; 3,000 cherry pies, 240 gallons Children of VW4 personnel [Robertson, SD3, and Charles J.
Ave. EV 94275. of fresh milk of fruit 240 of lettuce
2,500 pound
i pounds : ,
\ attended the big Christmas Party Wilson, AOC. Adding another
4 rrn. apt.' 2031 Dellwood 180.pounds of butter, 1,200 pounds assorted nuts, 300 poundsof
d garage. held by combined Squadrons of four were: Kenneth E. Yelvington -
shrimp, 96 gallons and much much
Ave.. 55450. cream more.
FAW-11 last Friday. AN; John E. Sjosttrom, AMI,
4 rm. furn. apt. 173 McDuff HERE IS TUB Christmas Day menu: and Clinton H., Franklin.It's .
Turkey Noodle Soup Shrimp' Cocktail Saltines
(Avondale). EV 95060. Vac. CVG-ONE
Roast Stuffed Vermont Turkey
j 7 i1. ,
Two new members have report
Giblet Gravy Cranberry Sauce Celery-Apple Dressing '
2-3 rm. furn. apt 2264 Delwood Whipped Irish Potatoes Baked. Squash ed to Carrier Air Group. One The Way.. .
Ave. EV 72070. Candied Sweet Potatoes Radishes Snap Beans staff. Darwin L. Holtorf, AN, of Y' Feel InsideIt -
\ Small furn. apt. 2967 Selma St. Pear Cottage Cheese On Lettuce Leaf Jolley, Iowa reported aboard from
Nr. Rls. Hy. Lettuce-Celery-Tomato Wedges Thousand Island Dressing the Airman-P( ) School at NAT- ain't th' kind o' place y' ,
Several vacancies exist in the Clover, Leaf Rolls Fruit Cake Sour Cherry,Pie TC, Norman ,Okla., and George live, ,
: .Creamery Butter Assorted Fruits H. Flint, YN2, reported in from
Title VIII Housing Development And it ain't the splurge an'show"
at Magnolia Springs. This Fresh Milk Ice Cream Hot Coffee the Naval Degaussing Station, ":' I'
development is located on Cigarettes Assorted Candies Cigars Newport, R. I. Er how y' rate .in worldly
After 16 months as air group
Route 17, approximately a 20 \ goods .
minute drive from the Naval Christmas' Day Serving lIoura't, \ maintenance and material' officer, That sets yer heart aglow .
Air Station. For further ''information (Mainside Galley One -1100 to 1300. Lt. Frank Hemler left CVG-1 It ain't the' wreath upon yer
contact the NAS Hous NATTCenter Galley Three- 1100 to 1230.) staff last month and reported to door,
ing Office, Bldg. 1050, Tel-ext. VA-12 as maintenance officer. i Er th' candle's cheery light;
I 553. EL 4-6651. Lawrence E. Alien, SN, was I Er what y'spend fer tinseled
FOR SALE MISCELLANEOUSFound transferred in November to Fas- things,
6 rm. hse. separate gar. $6,000. ron Special 201 at Malta for duty. That makes yer Christmas ..
$2500 dwn. 1053 West BrookCr. : Ladies white gold wed He had been with -the staff., for : bright .
4 ., EV 9-7711 ext. 8189 or EV ding band-inscribed "Vernonto I one year. Ner is it jest th' gifts y' get-
81765. ????" 131955. Owner may I All' wrapped an' fancy tied

5 rm. 2 bdrm bungalow. Facrlflce. claim at Jax Air News. VF-22 I It's what y' Give-and: whaty'
k An all-time high for' advance- i Share -
ments in rate for the "Cavaliers" i An' "Th1 way y' feel inside
Thursday, Dec. 22-2200, games was set as a result of the recent Author Unknown
eY Friday, Dec. 23-2000, Christ-
mas Caroling, special entertain-
". ment.

C.r Saturday, Dec. 24-1000, Open Y
House all day and night to mid

Sunday, Dec. 25-1000, Coffee
Hour, off to Church; 1730, 'Vespers x<
k.t. and refreshments by Baptist
Temple; 2000, free movies, "Miss

was Monday, Dec. 26-1800, Christ
r mas turkey buffet supper-free;
2000, entertainment uSe rea m
Weavers" from Jacksonville Jr.

t Tuesday, Dec. 27-Club closed 4
a all day.

Wednesday, Dec. 28 2000,
orchestra dance.Thursday .
I TOY FIXERS Hundreds of children's toys have been renovated '
refurbished and repaired at Airman Preparatory School of Dec. 29 2000, Sur- ,
NATTCenter. Fart of the Jacksonville Junior Chamber of Commerce prise Night.
Toys For Tots campaign, the program will bring a happier CUB-SCOUT SANTAS Cub Scouts of Den Five; Pack 131,
Christmas to lesser privileged children. Painting up a "little red Friday, Dec. 30-2000, square essayed the roles of Santa Claus at NATTCenter library last
wagon" la Wave Jimmie Lee Smith, AN, while looking on are dance. Thursday at the Training Center and presented 15 books to the
Heft to rlrht) Jerome Appling, All; Marine Warrant Officer Joe Saturday, Dec. 31-1000, New chldren's section of the library to Miss lona Nelson librarian.
\ Lee; and T/Sgt. Harry Chaffln. Airman School, Training Facilitiesand Year's eve, Open House all day Front row are: (left to,right Paul Burenln, Brian Martin, Dan
Aviation Electrician's Mate Schools contributed time and Home and Mac Carpenter. Back row: Bill Cooke, James Martin,
effort to the project and evening. Miss Nelson, Rlcki LaCroix and Tony Grayson.



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