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Jax air news
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January 12, 1956


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i I Mates, This_Statio1lJJJustRfally_ Be Choice Duty I :

Evidently personnelmust 1 of the Station by offering suggestions and now being copied by other ing all phases of Station life, i

be quite pleased and to change or alter Naval installations, Capt. William including working conditions, 1 i

satisfied with their duty at procedures to improve conditions S. Harris, Commanding liberty hours, mess hall feed- \
Naval Air Station Jackson aboard the base. Officer, declared that a responsibility
ville. SINCE THE program has of all petty officers ing and procedures, pay days, :
uniforms barracks life athletics
Jacksonville must be choice been in force, only a few let is to assist in improving all ,
duty, if the response to the ters have been turned in to the types of conditons in a com- and recreation, and any i 1.
allied regarding the
Commanding Officer's Benefi NAS Jax Improvement Board, mand. However, all personnelof subjects
cial Suggestion Program is any which studies and screens all all rates are eligible to offer Navy or Navy life ._..
criterion. The program is one suggestions.In constructive suggestions. Are you afraid that your

whereby all military personnelmay announcing the program, SUGGESTIONS for improve suggestion will just be read

assist in the management first of its kind attempted here ment may be tendered cover- (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5))

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Seminar r
on .

Character ,

L' Guidance SetA

VP-18 HONORS HOPE Character Education
Comdr. John T. Straker, skipper -
of Patrol Squadron 18, pinsthe Seminar, sponsored by the

squadron insignia and king- Sixth Naval District, will be .
size brass tip naval aviator
wings on Bob Hope, civilian held at the Naval Air stat -
first class, at ceremonies heldin VOL-13 No. 40 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Flo. 12 January 1956 i lon's interdenominationalchapel
Iceland. Comedian Bob Hope,
Diana Don (she of the muscles Friday..
who let Hope drop while No Wage CreditsFor The Seminar, with Capt. Ro
doing a "strong-man" act), and
other members of his troop land W. Faulk, District Chaplain,

Journeyed to the "last fron Military .., in charge, will be held in two
tier" of Iceland to help brighten k sessions, one commencing at 0930
the four hours of daylight
and the other at 1330. --
and the hearts of VP-18 recent.
ly. VF-18 returned to lax this After March 31 Capt. Herbert P. McNally, NAS _

week. Senior Chaplain, expressed hopo
Social security military
wage that all personnel connected with
. credits, created in 1946, are cur- the Moral Guidance program will

:: Marines Undergo rently paid out of a vast fund being attend the Seminar, with assur-

built up by the nation's civil }' ance that they will receive inspirational
; Annual Inspection :ian workers. as well as technical Information *

... for better handling. of
An inspection team from the
Neither of Defense
the Department their .
, staff of the Marine Corps Inspector :1 own program.Demonstrations
, the in service con
nor men at the sessions
General scheduled to conclude its annual general tribute to the credits, which ; will be conducted by a chaplain's

inspection of Marine units in amount to $160 a month of military team comprised of Comdr. James ,-

I the Jax area.'Undergoing. duty, making the deal some- j : Y Kelley and Comdr. Francis Adams *
l r o' of the Chaplain's Divisionof
inspection are t ,
ride" ;: e : :""N : <' : kw. >
thing of a "free However, ;: < ; : yY1 h.y S>
f .11t. 4; .
the NAS Marine Barracks; Marine ::"i > :+ !>fJ 'f't :; the Navy. Scheduled to go
Aviation Detachment, NA- after March 31 no additional wage t poypiAa 4 it .f m: o 'w/eAvi 6./iile .l.wa.P t from here to Parris Island,

TTCenter and the 2nd Amphibious credits maybe earned in the "WELCOME ICEMEN"-A warm greeting on a chilly Florida Charleston, Miami, and Key West
Tractor Battalion, Marine armed forces, under current law. day here at NAS is given Comdr. John Straker, skipper of Patrol the team will offer demonstrations
Squadron 18, on his arrival Monday with the remaining contingent of methods used In Character
Corps Reserve, Jacksonville. When the military wage credits of his squadron from a five-month deployment to Iceland.On .
- The inspection party consistsof were originally created, the men hand to greet the skipper were his wife, Mary Lou, and their Guidance Program.
Col. Alexander Bunker; Lt. were young and it was antici- children Richard, 3, who holds a sign reading "Glad to see you Many reserve chaplains in the
CoL Lawrence Smith Jr; and pated that most of them would Icemen." and, little Delrdre, aged one. Daughter Delrdre didn'tremember area are also expected to be on. .
and to and which
her daddy was about pucker up cry,
Capt. Earl Schiffman. not use the credits until they retired accounts for Mrs. Straker's expression of astonishment. hand .
at age 65. If death occurred -
within three years of dis- ,VF-44 Redesignated

Hike charge, however, survivor's benefits Commission AvailableTo As Attack Squadron '
Wage were payable out of the gen-
Fighter Squadron 44 was officially
eral fund of the U. S. Treasury.The .
PersonnelWarrant redesignated as an attack
Survivors Benefits Bill, Eligible ,unit on January 1.

For 4,000Employees which has passed the House and The squadron is a member of
chief and first class petty officers now servingon
gone to the Senate, would bring Carrier Air Group Four and is
the whole program into line with active duty in the regular Navy are being offered a chance one of several units in the Jacksonville

that available to all workers. for a temporary appointment as Ensign, Line (Aviation area to become redeslg
Ground), according to an announcement made,by the Bureau nated attack within the past few
Naval Personnel.
The recent raise granted The announcement states thata Commanding officer of VA44is
pay Friday Partly cloudy and or first class petty officer, or chief
per diem employees, who continued cooLSaturday selection board will be con- warrant officer, in aviation plus Comdr C. A. Crow Jr.
benefitted by an average 8.5 vened in April to recommend for radarman aviation warrant cate- I t

cents an hour, will add $700- and Continued cloudy the appointment a limited number gories, and electronics technicians Lcdr. Goodwin New
000 to the annual payroll at slightly} warmer.
of male personnelnow appointed from radarmen. Skipper Of VA-45
SundayRising temperaturesand
the Naval Air Station alone;
exclusive 'of the Naval Hospital -. continued cloudy. serving in ratings of chiefs Age Limit 35 TheBlackbirds" of Fighter
Some of the appointments will Squadron 45 have started off the
NAS Cecil Field and
Green, Cove Springs Naval' fF':. \.>::.....,.>.:\.::.::. be for duty as airborne control- new year with a new commanding -
lers, with appointees,, ordered to officer. He is Lcdr. Glendin I
Station. duty involving flying but not in
Most of the blue collar work Goodwin, who relieved Comdr.
action control "of aircraft. Daniel
j W. Wildfong.
era are employed in the Overhaul ,
and Repair Department, but in all !. vk 4 { .'.. i:.< t a E "',' Chief and first class petty war- The new skipper was executive

approximately 4,000 at NAS Jax ." > 3s rants ,must also have completed officer of VA-15 at NAS Cecil;

will find increases in their pay' 10 years of active Naval serviceas Field prior to his present post.
checks issued Jan. 26. of July 1, 1950. There is no Comdr. Wildfong has reported to

The pay raise resulted from an ; (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5) ComFairJax.

industrial survey made late last I s ,. I
summer in comparable Jacksonville y nq h. Polio-Stricken Navy Wife

C industrial establishments. day

The survey was made by an Area Named ''Mother-of-the-Year
Wage Survey Committee appointed s" yQh

., by commanding officers of local Mrs. William J. Bobek, wife of Lt. Bobek of Composite Squadron
Navy commands, and was 62, has been selected as Duval County's "Mother of the Year" by
conducted with the technical assistance : ( the Duval March of Dimes Committee.
of- the Area Wage and } i Herself a victim of Polio, Mrs.
of her time and efforts
Classification Office. ors Bobek has conquered her own ishfly
AWCO d rected.the survey, co. problems, inventing methods of to help others afflicted with -

ordinated, reviewed and compiled f' carrying on her housework froma Polio.
it, and forwarded the find. wheel-chair, and striving to She was Chairman of the
ings to the Office of Industrial aY W ye l ka s lead a normal life in spite of the "Mothers March on Polio" in Es-

Relations, in Washington, D. C. handicap. cambia County (Pensacola) in

There it was again reviewed, and William Bobek While beset wth difficultiesof 1953, and has held various other
the increase authorized.The her own, she has participatedin positions on March of Dimes
pay wife of a Composite Squadron 62 lieutenant, has been named as
annual civilian payroll Duval County's "Mother of .the Year" for the !March of Dimes. several drives for the Committees from Jax to Hawaii
handled by the WAS Fiscal Department Stricken with polio in 1949, she has raised thousands of dollars !March of Dimes, raising thou- The Bobecks have two chile
for the March of Dimes drive in addition to carrying on her'own
will now run to about housework and raising two children. Here she vacuums the rug sands of dollars during the past' dren, Barry, 7, and Bcrnadcttc,
$22 million. In her home from a wheel chair. seven years, and giving un.s u- 2.I" .


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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 12 January 1956JflH1IrnLw6 (


McLeod .
\ Capt.

New FAW11Commander

PuMlthiA cronr Thunftay for Nary ana Marine ac MUM at Naval .Air
Station. Jacksonville. Ha.
HAS. JMkMavill*
Capt William S. Harris- Commanding Officer
Comdr. John N. Myers __________________ ______>____ Executive OlOctr
First Air aekH.11De More than 1,000 officers
. Rear Adm. Delbert s. CornwtllCapC Commander
Wchard O Greene Chlet of Stall and men witnessed the first
nee Air WUt meTa
Capt. Bowen F. McLeod.__._.. _,_ .Commander major change-of-command ceremony
Comdr. Richard Davis -........................._..._..........._...................._......Chlel Slat OlflcerCommandtnc at NAS
of the
Karal Air TeeaaUal Traialag Orator
Capl. Henry C. DeLonr Officer last Friday when Capt. BowenF.
Comdr. Edward W. Bishop Executive OiQcer
Naval IIMpl" McLeod, assumed commandof
Capt. 'Benjamin N. Ahl Commanding Officer Fleet Air Wing Eleven.A .
Capt.,I*. A. Newton __ ExecuUfi Otnoer
NAJtTU I graduate of the 1930 Naval
Capt. Wilson R. Bartlett ConmandlM Officer
Comdr Laurence F. SteUvuhacen __. Executive Officer: I Academy class and a native of = -
a --
Pascagoula, Miss. Captain Mc ;
The JAX AIR NEWS U published kl:1: at the U. S. Nan Air Station. I NAS
Jacksonville.: Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated funds I Leod comes to Jax: from
at no expense to Hit government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev. Point Mugu, Calif.. where he was _
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of targe at the Naval Air Station. the
Naval Air Technical Training Center Naval.Air Reserve Training Unit and the commanding officer.
U. S. Naval Hospital.
I' Service Information Officer-IX Ted Morgan ,Captain McLeod relieved
I Editor Andrew H. Planey Comdr. Richard Davis as Com-
Ats't Editor-Beda Moore; Stall Reporters-Jack nobnes. PHI; Marlon Faw-11. Comdr. Davis had relieved '
Cracraft. JOi. Nancy Ward JOSN. 'T
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armea Forces Press Service Capt. E. J. S. Young last
AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted withoutthe month. Comdr. Davis Is now the
written permission Armed Forces Presa Service. Republlcatlon of other '
matter except by service publications is prohibited" ut permission: ol Wing's chief staff officer.
Editor.: JAX AIR NEWS. :1IL
Editorial offices located Ualn Administration Building. Phone extensions CAPTAIN McLEOD has an illustrious kNEW

BM6. 216 and 8164. career.lie served aboard <- __.__.._m.m __ '''

the destroyers USS Boric and WING COMMANDER Capt. Bowen P. McLeod, who
Decatur prior to entering flight relieved Comdr. Rkhard J. Davis as Commander Fleet Air Wing
training in 1934. lie received his Eleven last Friday, passes through the ranks of enlisted men' 1
under his wine, following change of command ceremonies. More
wings at Pensacola in 1935. than 1,000 officers and men of the Wing were present.

As a plane commander duringthe inspection tours of Pacific bases. skipper of the escort carrier, the
early days of World War II,
USS Windham Bay, transporting
he had the distinction of flying
Adm. Chester Nimitz to Pearl sioned VP-102 in 1943 and later aircraft to the troubled' Far East.
LaJer he served as chief of staff
Harbor where the latter assumed became chief staff officer and
officer with FAW6. for Rear Adm. Apollo Soucck,
command of the Pacific Fleet. He operations
subsequently piloted Adm. Wil- In 1945 he became executive officer Commander Task Force 77.

{ R. + sa+av liam Halscy on an air journeyto of the USS Bunker HilL Captain McLeod's the new command .
embraces all Jackson-
the. Southwest Pacific where In 1950 he was assigned to the
vine patrol and service squad.
the Admiral was to take chargeof Research and Development Division I
Communists find it easy to be militant about their rons, plus three squadrons
the naval forces there. lie was of the Bureau of Ordnanceas
tyrannical form of government. From childhood, the I stationed at Coco Solo, Panama.
pilot for the late Frank Knox planning officer for guided
idea that communism is the best form of governmentand With anti-submarine warfare as
and the late James Forrestal, then missiles, rockets and aviation
that other forms are "decadent" is impressed upon I the primary mission, FAW-11
the Secretary and UnderSecretary ordnance.
: squadrons fly all types of patrol
them.We of the Navy respectively, on Korean service saw him as
in America not militant about
are naturally aircraft, both land-based planes

liberty. Basically, we are individuals and we are apt to and seaplanes.

take things for granted. 4 .

However, in view of the present ,danger of com- Studies

munist expansion, a united drive for militant liberty is Group

essential. Today, in every Free World country, some

have dedicated themselves to causes that support lib) t V VWI Vi Master Plan For

erty.American servicemen overseas are ambassadors of Aircraft RepairA

liberty. They are serving in countries where the people

daily are subjected to communist propaganda. It is vital group of civilian engineers

that our servicemen overseas are able to explain. clearlythe with the firm of Ford, Bacon and

principles of democracy Davis, Inc., accompanied by
A few individuals ire not enough. AH of us must Comdr. J. E. Knoche of the Navy

join in this great effort. We must make it our businessto Bureau of Aeronautics, are at the
know what democracy means and what it stands for.
Naval Air Station to make a survey -
This is what we mean by "militant" liberty.-to positively .
of immediate and long range
proclaim and explain the truths of our libertyand planning in the Overhaul and

freedom.-(AFPS). Repair DepartmentThe

engineering firm is under

C'lIJ\ ; WEEKEND TIDE contract with the Bureau to draw

: ... RIl'f\ HIGH LOW up a master facility plan of the
? AM. P oM. AM. TM. overhaul and repair of Naval

Fri ::12 8:30: 1:38: 2:16: aircraft .

Sat. 8:48 LOS>> 2:15 2:50
+Y1. gIMI.N.w..w.n I.-_._,,,- "' a......._...- Specific information is sought
CATHOLIC Sun. S.22: 9:41: 2:52 3:23:
Sunday Mass 0800, 0900, I t BLOOD AND MORE BLOOD-Isabel Tomllnson, a nurse with here on present and future trendsin
the Jacksonville Blood Bank, makes aircraft and
a test of the blood of Wallace military engines
1000 St. Edward's ChapeL Call EV 8-4593 For Dickson, of the Assembly Division of Overhaul and Repair 1 equipment design, aircraft equipment
Saturday 0800. Department one of the 1W civilian employees who volunteered and
Daily 0630. Wesoonnett Fire Dept. to donate blood last Wednesday. All the blood roes to the statJoa's requirements
account at the Blood other technical information. long
Bank, with military and civilian personnel
Mass the
Sunday 0630 at
Residents of the Wesconnett and their dependents eligible to draw on the account. range planning date on aircraft
Hospital.Chapel, 1900; Instruction area, which 1 includes military and current and future planningof

classes, Bldg. 4361. personnel and employees of the shore station facilities.Representatives .
1900 Instruction 100 Employees Volunteer To Give
I -
Naval Air Station, are advised of Ford, Bacon

classes, Bldg. 463. that the Volunteer Fire Depart- and Davis now at the Station are

PROTESTANTThursday ment now has a phone numberEV Boost To Blood Bank AccountClose J. V. Kielb, leader of the group;

January 12 84503. A. L. Buell supervisor; E. P.
to 100 civilian ,
employees of the Naval Air Station last
1900 All Saints' Choir Rehearsal
The volunteer fire departmentis Dorden electrical engineer; J.
volunteered to ,
Wednesday give blood donations to the Navy accountwith !
composed military and civilian the Jacksonville Blood Bank. I Habeck, mechanical engineer; and

Saturday, January 14 I personnel. The unusually large responseto R R. Green, civil engineer.
1000 Catechetical Instruction . .
tals levy
'" i an urgent plea for donations a charge for adminis-
(Lutheran) for children. There are three kinds of people I' made by the Station's Medical tering the blood, while the Naval 6ND GoMmaniani In

Sunday, January 15 : those who make things hap Department is attributed to bet- Hospital makes no charge.It .

0800 Episcopal Communion pen, those who watch'things happen ter understanding of the blood was reported ,that if lasWednesday's Brief Visit HereRear
Service, Chaplain Nickelson. and those who have no idea
program through personal con- contribution is Adm. G. C. Crawford,
0930 Sunday School for ages what has happened. tact with employees by their supervisors equalled or surpassed by yester- Commandant Sixth Naval District

4 through Jr. High Bldg. 04. it is pointed out. day's donations and those of Jan-: 'brief visitor at the
Classes Chaplain Nickelson was a
0930 Service
of Divine Wor Not all had realized that civil- uary 25, the Station's account I last Wednes
Naval Air Station
Bldg. 563 NATTC Cliaplains'Ollice.
.. ship, Chaplain Carpenter. ian employees and their depend. once again will be operating I

1100 Service of Divine Worship ents are eligible to draw on the without a deficit Some 75 employees -1 day.The Admiral conferred with

Chaplain Stephenson. Thursday, January 19 account on the same basis as mil- from all departments Rear S. Cornwell,
1900 The United Fellowship 1900 All Saints' Choir Re- Adm. Delbert
itary personnel. Civilian hospi.I were slated to give blood yester- Commander Fleet Air Jackson
of Protestants. I
hearsal.ST. I day. William S. Harris,
ville and Capt.
Tuesday, January 17 LUKE'S CHAPEL Monthly BOBS Due i Usually donations are made commanding officer of the Station

1900 Lutheran Instruction; (Naval Hospital) Blue Cross-Blue Shield members -I twice a month, when the Jacksonville It was the first formal call
Classes Chaplain Pieper All Sunday, January are reminded that
monthly Blood. Bank Bloodmobfl on Captain Harris since the latter
Saints' Chapel. 0930 Sunday School Nursery. payments are to be paid by January is dispatched to Ward A of the assumed command of the Station

1900 Episcopal Instruction 0930 Divine Worship. 16-17. Dispensary last October.'


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12 January 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three


I 'Hurricane Hunters- For Past Season VAH-1, CVG-1 VA-45 Report :

Admiral 3 era u I d Wright-, cane Hunters from AEWRon -and 241 eye' fixes In 31 other ( Scouting Squadrons !

Commander-in-Chief, Atlantic Four." flights.
Fleet has cited the "Hurricane The fact that during 1955 "It should be a matter of t
Hunters\. of VW-4 for their the squadron with ten percent considerable satisfaction to ;\
outstanding work during the fewer pilots and a shortage of each member of your teamto Now
1955 hurricane season. enlisted men flew 747 hours, know that he was engagedin paper hats
In a dispatch, addressed to i an increase of approximately a job so vital to the lives placed
Comdr. Edward L. Foster, the 15 percent over 1954, is Indic and property not only of the tine
squadron'- skipper Admiral ative of the outstanding efforts people in our own Southernand btyo,
Wright said: "The Command- made by both flight and Eastern seaboard states, One, is
er-in-Chief 'notes with pride ground crews. During this period ,but also to those in communities its officers
that 1955 was another record* you recorded 83 eye fixes throughout the Caribbeanand mary
breaking year for the Hurri- in 32 low level penetrations Central America." After a

Cash AwardsTo G Lair Charlie their barJr, ,

Amor, ( )
Four ForPerformance Ltjg( )
a return

Four Naval Air-Station employees Jet panied manding Comdr.the

all from Overhaul and Olathe,
Repair Department, have been of the
presented ,with cash awards hardly :
for superior accomplishmentof ex-P2V
duties. ders all

Two ,of the employees, Louis .. ,:_ centry
St. Petery, electronics engineer, 4 pots
and Roy Weiss, leadingman (elec- ? Here in
trician aircraft), were the recipients __ ing
of awards Dec 22 for sustained : c l'' lMy lw y Frohne,

outstanding performancefor yy9L anxiously
a period of six months or the first
more. St. Petery was presentedwith
note the
$300, while Weiss netted L Frohne's

$200. ___n_________ Navy in
HENRY HELTON and Lee Mc- CITED FOR PERFORMANCE four Overhaul and Repair BJ5.
Curry, both aviation metalsmiths, Department employees cited for 'superior accomplishmentof versity
shared a $140 award as 'a resultof duties receive congratulations and their cash awards from Capt. with tie ;
their accomplishment in effecting Thomas D. Tyra, 0 & R officer. Left to right are Roy Weiss and :
in Lee McCurry\ who shared a $140 award; Captain Tyra; Henry
tangible savings a specified Helton, winner of $200, and Louis st.Petery, who was awarded
project and assignment.Both .
St. Petery, who is assignedto / ;

the electronics division of the $300.May II
Aero Engineering Group! and Give Another ChanceTo ere ;

Weiss, supervisor of the Special
Devices Shop, were cited for hav- are
ing "made exceptional contribu- For day
tions in behalf of more effectiveand Apply OptionActiveduty sponsored

more efficient operation of Artists
the Federal Service". The two personnel, having more than 18 years of Held 4)t
demonstrated outstanding capabi- service, who failed to apply for contingency options before Club, :
lity and high caliber of work the deadline, may get another chance, although probably not classes

during the rating period of Sept. until 1957.' and
15, 1954 to Sept. 15, 1955. A report on the first year's op ing bad risks-the very sick or wish to
IIELTON AND McCurry displayed eration of contingency option is
the very old-is to accept appli-
Ingenuity in accomplishingcrash being studied by President water ;
the second cations of those with than
damage repairs to S2F-1 Figures for more other
aircraft. When these two men year the system has been in ef- 18 years of service with the proviso The \ ;
were confronted with reskinningthe fect, which ended Oct. 31, now that Jt'would not become effective ;

nose section of the S2F-1, being analyzed, with completionset until such applicants had to share
they visually inspected the numerous about June 1. spent another five years on active ;
drop hammer dies in A move to reopen the options service. This would guaran- art ;
springs from complaints that tee an average healthy selection,
storage. They found a die of exception ;
smaller shape to, the contour of some eligible persons failed to it is said, and would still give a.. .
the nose section of the S2F-I: "get the word" in time to sign lot of people that vital second vide ;
This die was originally designedfor up for survivor annuities. Others chance.
F2H aircraft. The adaption of barred from participation in the
this die for the forming of the system are those who have pass-
skin for the S2F-l saved many ed their 18th service anniversaries CROSSWORD
man hours work, with savings since Oct. 31, 1953. 1itf46tg. 1'1 s rc IS II

estimated at approximately $1,759in THERE IS NO plan to reopen I-R&i-Chart r1----: It 0
material and labor. the system for retired persons I-Wlt.of z.u
The awards are presented under who failed to sign up. 1J TurkUaRgteMt ..
the.Incentive Awards Program of As of now, the Board of Ac- 1-MoEamm I
the Federal government. The cash tuaries of the contingency option
awards replace the previous superior system is against any change andis ItCombedIT. Crltodrtcalhente U IU
expected to stand pat until the 1t-8pedee. .
accomplishment pay-step is ;11I I>> 27 ( )
second analysis
increase no longer in effectViccAdnj.McMalion year's figure t0y-i lrea w1A'
available. Recommendation by JI .
{1-OoddMIOfJl I : '! ',/ --
the Board for reopening the system -

would probably be accorded I tl-T '" j IJ-tf. r
serious consideration by the Con- 2s-ch&1i.see J1 ,
CJott BMMWf' :
ComAirLant, Visits gress, but only on two conditions. n-su. 4lJ8torve ;
fcox "I' iIIIf ./
These are that the second year's
Vice Admiral Frederick W. Mc- II-CooIecI tar* "
operations proVe to have been"nourishing" J-Pr eerVMtOMBt a "' .
Mahon, Commander Air Force,
and that "adverse '
U-1te.1 MUt
Atlantic Fleet, arrived here last 15' ,1)
selection" can be avoided.
Friday for a brief visit with Rear St VrfSt ilowt/ '
THE LATTER refers to the sit- 35-JTihdu 5 SO
Admiral Delbert C. Cornwell, redhld/
the first
uation created during
Commander Fleet Air Jackson- 41-Juncture ,....wer.n+. !
year of contingency option when i> UA4 ntMWf :
ville. Amerkaa.
those already retired were allowed 4-Attempts rodent"1
During his informal visit, Admiral to sign up. The result was Buccaneer 1-\\01'4 ot iortow l4-.Macaw
McMahon discussed vari I 60-style of coal t-nue 15-CnmJ' (
an influx of bad risks which ran II-fiolar dish {f-Lai. lea duds IT-Jnle'
ous topics of aviation and its U-ArabIAD' I-Jn..a. It-Burma
into the
system actuarially tribum
e-PalcS s
growth at NAS Jax NAS Cecil
red for several months. W-.Bacurtolo* -Fonm. 30-once
Field and the Mayport Carrier, ...t'a wire .....Lon..Jenea''' track
One suggested way of avoid- 6JnclnnaU bird U-Prchlblta
Basin. I ba eball tonal -Come Into rI..W+ -?p.!..*ncf
From his headquarters at Nor MDB Payments Due SI-ChIJdttD' .100-CeremonJ'It-War IT-JlrlatJ.11-01I. who. :

folk, Va., he heads all aspects of Mutual Death Benefit Society IT-Woo4J'DOWN plant U-Rhlel4 U-Wlt.or OsrsIt- ; '/to-Inellne.rJargon1ttovtb
fleet aviation, both shore-based members are reminded that assessment Martenlfkt. 4J-TTiree-1>
and seagoing forces, throughoutthe No. 55 is due for payment mammal armadillo (
Atlantic Fleet. by January 17.: (Answer on Page 8, Col. )

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Anna Four JAX AIR NEWS 12 January 1956

30 Days or More TAD Experience four Hours

Brings More Per Diem I diNATO:

A change In the Joint Travel P.18 Back From Tour I I

Regulations made by the Department ; I

of Defense allows a ,..,..,, ,....,,\ ...... ---- '- Y .. ..,.,.,, Ii i
pay\ increase of $1.00 a day aft Low temperatures' In Jax I :. ., 111 '1 1fl I

er 30 days of temporary dutyat appeared as mild weather to ': \ : ,., ,
_it" \ ,;, ; Will there be, gala picnics
a U. S. post. some 300 officers and men of : .' ,
Patrol Squadron 18 when parties and dances in store for us
The they
regular $12 a day pay
during the
rate for the first 30 days is returned this week after five the 1956's coming days and will
unchanged but months of flying NATO Waves anniversary hold
as of Jan 1, patrols all the excitement
$$10 instead of $9 will be paid from the bleak and icy ef our thirteenth -

for additional days. peninsula of Keflavik, Iceland.The year celebration. ?

The $10 is payable where no squadron's ground: crew- '
'Anybody seen an extra
government quarters and mess men were flown here by, special and swab?" bucket
"Jane Smith
are available. If either or both fleet logistics flights and the final you
may claim the buffer "
are furnished, the amounts segments of 11 P2V-7 Neptunes now.
Who said
I paid are lessened accordingly. landed Monday afternoon. Re- v a Wave doesn't need
to worry about that "once-a-
turning aircraft were "staggered"
due to weather conditions. week" cleaning task that comesas
routine to housekeepers. Wednesday
Up" The During its stay in the frozen and Thursday nights are

north, where no trees or even, a I official "field nights" in Barracks

LADDERWith blade of grass exist and narrow, 720 and 723, when the gals turn-

sloping runways are surroundedby to in an all-out cleaning
,Civilians huge boulders, VP-18 flew I campaign. -

ntl-submarine patrols' everydayin It is not unusual to
Weekly the Jax Air'' News In addition to observing shipping I see dateson
cooperation with the Industrial and other assigned missions. L- .o A.a; r fadw.M .. a id k.rtiraA,. the quarterdeck waiting patiently

Relations Department will list DUE TO ITS: location DIG THIS FRANTIC 'FROST' How would you like to as the gals finish last
t .various promotions for Naval Air strategic: wake up In the morning and find this "frost" in front of your minute sweepings and dusting
Station personnel). Iceland is a very valuable member doorstep. These three Patrol Squadron 18 officers, like other Jobs. To the Navy women behind
of NATO and its proximityto squadron personnel, found It no easy task to tunnel their way the mop and brush on "field
On the promotion roster effective the Iron Curtain makes it a through snow nearly five feet high, and more, to gain passage night" dedicate the
Dec. 18, 1955 were 25 em- losely-guarded to and from their Quonset hut. This scene is in Iceland, where we followingverse
ployees, 21 from Overhaul and spot. VP-18, now returned, spent five months. Ltjg's) R. II. Teas, :-
:Repair Department, one from Despite strong winds and snow- C. F. Faddls, and"\V. W. Awbrey (left to right), debate on "who's Tote that mop, lift that pail,

Supply Department, one from laden taxi strips, which frequently turn next" with the shovel. Another "field day" and an-

!Public Works 1 turned to slick tables of solid other detail

two( from the Department Miscellaneous, and Ice, VP-18 accomplished its assigned 7 Years Old VC-62 Has Sent 80 Wash the windows, polish the

'Group mission on days when it brass,
t became too difficult for Air Force Sweep down the
i 'Promoted at 0 & R were Robert passageways,
and commercial planes to operate. Detachments Aboard 17 CarriersComposite empty the trash.
Abbott from
f[ production dis'patcher
Many pilots made more actual Square away luggage rooms,
third to aircraft
step engine instrument t landings in two Squadron 62, gear lockers too,
; accessories and cers and 88 men were present
parts repairman ;
months than previously recordedin based at the Naval Air Sta There's the Quarterdeck, laun
; John Clark, helper air- in 1955 VC-62 grew to over 70
c two tion Jacksonville, observed its
years. dries and showers to do.
craft mechanic (motor) third step officers and 420 men The first
,to aircraft engine accessories and Theirs was a Job with no re- seventh birthday anniversarylast aircraft were F8F-2P's and Ladders need dusting. both out
pect to hours or holidays. Seven Wednesday.With F4U5Ps. the side and in.
parts repairman first step; George Today squadronflies
'Freeland, laborer (cleaner) third days a week, three and four the nucleus of person- F2H-2P's and F9F-6P The barracks must sparkle, be

step to industrial tractor opera planes parroting daily.HANDICAPPED nel coming from the Photo photo jets.During neat as a pin.

d tor first step; Harry King, helper with only one Unit of Fasron 3, VC-62 was these seven years, Clean all the ashtrays, buff all

electrician third step to aircraft 1 hangar and in a desolate place commissioned at NAS Norfolkon over 80 detachments-an average the floors,
elecrtical equipment installer 3,000 miles from the nearest sup- January 3, 1949. Startingat of one a monthhavegone Get all the marks off of the

first step; Glen Morford, helper 1 ply for new aircraft parts, VP- a rapid pace which has not to sea. At least 17 air- doors.
electrician (aircraft) third step 1 8's maintenance crews kept the slowed since, the first detach craft carriers have been hometo Make that phone booth glimmer

jto aircraft engine assembler availability of aircraft record at ment went to sea the same day. VC-62 personnel, and visits and shine,

(ithird step. an astounding 92 percent for over At commissioning, 13 of ft- have been paid to more than 25 'Cause that's, where we spend
FRED CONNELL, helper air four months. For over 60 days, countries. most of our time.
no plane was grounded becauseof Cleaning the galley's a treat it
craft mechanic (motor) third Comdr. Martin P. McNair
is said
lack of ,
step to aircraft engine accessor parts. commands the
I squadron.
ies and parts repairman third With the passing of each day, t But if you're real lucky you'llget

step; William Hallmark, machin- daylight hours decreased grad- the head.

4 I list third step to toolmaker first t tt ually until in December, the sun 4, British FrigateTo And done when your work is finally

.step; Harold Broward, production rose at 1020 and set at 1400 '. r n 4'a' RJ.y1en' t 6 6: t q'MS@ ,
t (dispatcher second step to aircraft only four hours of daylight. Even ; }air" f E SAS4S 'wa Arrive For It's not a medal or an award

preservation mechanic third step; then planes were worked on and you've won,
John Robcrson, machinist third kept running during sub-freezing P Jax But a "4.0" barracks and some-
Jan. 14
step to toolmaker first step. temperatures both in and out :' thing unique -

a Sammy DeBorde, helper electrician I side' the hangar. The British frigate i HMS Blisters and bruises and a detail -

(aircraft) second step to IN OCTOBER VP-18 was called a wD fs a : { Mounts Bay commanded by next.week.. .

aircraft electrical equipment in upon for what was termed the Capt. C. P. Norman, will pay a
Flo Dalieso TE2 Chief Master
staller first step; Charles Cothran, "''Whale Banging Expedition", courtesy visit to Jacksonville Jan. ,
helper electrician (aircraft) third Icelandic[ fishermen requested yi ii 14 {io 19.The at Arms of Waves Barracks 720
step, to aircraft electrical equipment VP-18 in is leaving the Navy to go back
help destroying hundreds Tit. 3si vessel, similar in size to a to civilian life after completing
installer first step; Andrew of "killer" whales which U. S. Navy
destroyer, is one of
a four-year tour of duty. Flo will
Benton, helper electrician (aircraft -
were literally destroying expensive two British ships visiting eastern
be relieved in her Naval
) third to aircraft electrical a
step fishing nets and devouring and southern
ports during 1956
duties by Anita Vanderzanden,
equipment installer first thousands of dollars worth of During her visit here she will be TE3.

step.William herring-Iceland's major export moored outboard of the USS Mc I
OS .
Blaylock, helper electrician trade. The *
squadron fed them Clelland at the Naval Reserve
(aircraft) third step to depth charges and rockets. i Training pier, Morse Ave. Scouts of 131
aircraft electrical equipment repairman
Familarization took
flights the
first step ; Dwayne crews to various parts of Europe. fly TilE SHIP WILL hold Open Enjoy Outing
Brown, helper electrician (aircraft Some of the places visited were House for the public Sunday afternoon \

) second step to aircraft Copenhagen, Munich, Rome, Na n from 1330 to 1600. An The Boy Scouts of Naval Air I
i elaborate
electrical equipment installer pies, Paris, Brussels, London, + program of entertainment Station Troop 31 camped out this
first step; Carol Coleman, helper Amsterdam and Hamburg. (' ,, Rag'5 has been planned by the past weekend near Kingsley Lakeat
electrician (aircraft) third stepto city and the Naval Air Station. Camp Blanding. .

aircraft electrical equipment Virginia Thompson, fiscal account The Naval Air Station is ar Under the care of Randy King,

installer first step ing clerk GS-3 to fiscal accounting ranging to transport about 40 scoutmaster, assisted by J. W.

ROLF ROSSELAND, helper clerk GS.4.ADVANCED. British crewmen on a USO sponsored Sheffield, William Curtis, and

electrician .(aircraft) third stepto at Supply Department tour to St. Augustine Mon Bill Wilson, the 24 scouts and

aircraft electrical equipment was Sara Fields, property : : day. The tour will be repeated eight explorers set up their own

installer first step; Ansel Livingston and supply clerk GS-3 to proper Tuesday for an additional group tents and cooked their own meals
production dispatcher thirdstep ty and supply clerk GS4.. IV of 40 British crewmen. outdoors.
to aircraft accessories and Promoted at Public Works Department .
d 4 f i k Monday night, from 2000 to Three boys were initiated
equipment repairman third step; was George,Baughman, 2400, the USO will honor the the troop: Eddie Matthews, Jim

Walter Brown, helper electrician plasterer third step to inspector -- crewmen with a dance. Music Wallace and Richard Middleton.

(aircraft) third step to aircraft (Public Works Structures) gee SHE 'STOLE' THE SUOW- will be furnished by the Jax Navy All the scouts worked on their

electrical equipment installerfirst ond step. Delightful dancer Cynthia band, and refreshments will be merit badges, advancement and

step; Aaron Varnes, helper The Miscellaneous Group included Brooks Is a success whether she provided and served by the local other scoutcraft activities. _
electrician (aircraft) third Helen Hester fiscal wears mink
step ac a stole or just a Chapter of the
to aircraft electrical equipment counting clerk GS-4 administrative little ole bathing suit. In this the British marine and close range weapons.
installer first step. department to supervisory particular pose at Las Vegas, Empire. Until 1954 her service was

Norris Runkles, Icadingman fiscal accounting clerk GS-5, and Nev.wearing, 21-both.year-old However Cynthia, Is THE MOUNTS BAr is 307 fee in the' Far East where she took
Aircraft mechanic (general) third Willie Spencer, military pay; working nightly the El Ran- long, has a beam of 38,5 feet and part in numerous operations oft

step to supervisory production clerk GS-3 to military pay clerk cho Vegas show, the weather Is displaces 2400 tons. Her armament the Korean Coast, was hit !in action

specialist (aircraft) GS-l0, and GS-4. so need nice mink, Cynthia; 'at all.really doesn't in two consists twin of four"4-inch guns rode out a typhoon and

mountings, anti-sub steamed 160,000 miles.I' .

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IDEAS PAY OFF IN CASH-When it comes to Ideas, Naval Air Station Jacksonville employees are fall of them. Some 39' workers shared a take of $1,345
for ideas submitted and adopted under the Beneficial Suggestion program In November and December. In top left photo Capt. James J. McKlnstry\ (second from
left), Supply Officer presents beneficial suggestion checks to James lIarrls, Joyce Mason and William Williams (left to right), In the center photo LtJC) Don Wle-
derecht (left) main{enance officer of Public Works, offers congratulations and checks to Clifton Nunnery, James Baker, and Luke Johnston, quartennan, .who> I
accepted check for Charles Fields Part of the large croup from Overhaul and Repair 'Department receiving awards 11 shown' on the extreme rleht. Left to, right

are John Hilton; Willie Sapp; Don Smith; William Goyette; Capt. Thomas D. Tyra, 0 & R officer; and Carl Relben.

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Latest Mystery: What HappenedTo SAFETYBox iJtie II

Body Of Commodore PerryThey Disabling Injuries Score Through r

say that dead men Tuesday, Jan. 10
tell no tales, but the living: 1858, at the age of 64. He was This Month 0 zqjx. I
then at the of his
peak reputa-
The New Year's party was a make', no bones about searching I This year 0
tion and usefulness and his body
huge success. The managementmust the for its secrets. Days Since Last
grave given impressive burial in The first Book Shelf of the new
be complimented on the fine While Merrie England is en- was Lost-Time Accident 1 8
appropriately announces a
thechurchyard of St. Mark'sintheBowery -
handling of everything. The dan gaged in exploring what mayor
Church in. New shipment of new books for your
cing, drinks, buffet dinner and may not be the grave of Chris- York City. have been impossible, without pleasure and profit! Happy reading

entertainment were'excellent. A topher Marlowe in hopes of determining official permits which would have to sillGreat !

good time seemed. to' be had by once and for all was Ten years later, in Point Cemetery been recorded in both citiesunless -

all. he or wasn't he the author ofShakespeare's Newport, R. I., not far the removal'was carried out True Adventures: The
from Perry's birthplace, a monu new made by Lowell
Improvements in the club are plays, another mys- secretly; No such permits were Thomas, is comprised of excerpUfrom -
ment was erected by his widow
moving along and it will not be tery is intriguing Americans. ever issued. Yet when a descendant well ,known adventure
"in deference to her husband'swish
long before activities will be in- Where is the body of Commodore of Perry, August Belmont
stories. You have read some
ancestral may
to lie with the
creased greatly. Keep Matthew Calbraith Perry? III, resolved to solve the mys-
Perrys" instead of in his wife's of them but all are well worth
on this column for things to come.. COMMODORE PERRY, who tery by entering the vault, he the re-reading.
,with his fleet visited Japan and family vault in St. Mark's. But
found the gallant naval commodore's -
The club is planning a welcome the Far East to was the body moved to Newport? New Found World: Harold -
opened wellas
so up coffin was missing as
home dance to VP-16, VP-18 and I Lamb's latest book is a story of
Western trade, died in March, IIiSTORIANS SAY it would his sword, epaulettes and oth-
the Air Groups that are return- hew North America was discovered
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ing. Further information on these er military trappings that had
and explored. Those who

dances will be found in nextweek's Writes First Watch of '56 been what's Interred happened with his to body.So the. remains know his work will expect a

column. thrilling story-and they'll not
the "father of the steam

4 In Verse; 'All Is WeirAccording Navy?" be never this Those scholar's who books have

to an old Navy custom the first watch of the have a real treat in store.

New Year is written in verse. Lt. Alex Sundstrom had the NAVY Hurricane Hunters: Close to

dubious honor of writing the first watch of 1956 at Composite EXCHANGE our interests is this account of

Squadron 62, and this is what he came up with: SAt S the dangerous job of charting and

NAS Jacksonville we are based, reporting hurricanes. Well written
-' .
SALTY HUMOR'FROMHERE .-- without being too technical,
By various units air force, Atlantic Fleet faced
AND THERECop Jet: Up-to-the-Minute aviation
Rear Adm. CornwelL king of ComFair,
stories you won't want to miss.

"Use your noodle, lady, The senior naval aviator detachment Fleet Air. \ Big White Sale At Exchange Big Woods: Another collectionof

use your noodle." Although skipper Dietz has departed with Bell, The Navy Exchanges are now short stories, especially suggested

Lady: "My goodness, where is 'Tis the happy New Year and all's well. featuring a big white event with for the outdoor man or

it? I've pushed and pulled every- the best bargains ever offered in woman or for the library student
Now our parties are ruled by Comdr. MacNair, previous January White Sale.
thing in the car." any who wants a good introduction to .
Even the chap that invited him was there. The items on sale include sheets Faulkner's work and style.

in On '56's first tour of barracks and line and pillow cases, blankets, pillows Look Of The Eagle: The flyingof
If you have troubles, come
bath towels and washcloths,
Aircraft and quarters, everything's fine. jets Is an exacting profession
and tell us about them. If youhaven't
kitchen towels, mattress pads,
which provides the backgroundfor
come in and tell us how Over the 'phone the SDO was toasted, bath mat sets and table linens. excellent novel.Jane's .

you do it.-Sign on a' parsonage And neglecting nothing, the 4 to 8 was posted. This sale will last until Jan- an The
Fighting Ships: new
door. The Duty Officer retired, well nigh time, uary 20, or until each individualitem edition of the famous and popular

With no compensation for verse or rhyme. is sold outRECEIVES reference book.
An efficiency expert is a man
Angry Hills: Mystery and adventure I
who waits for a foursome before Father: "Yes, my boy, I'm a'' .1.1I set in Greece during the
he door.
goes through a revolving "
.. self-made man. German invasion in World WarII.
---; Son: "Gee, Pop, that's what I The author's previous book:

That same efficiency expert admire about you. You always Battle Cry. Need we say more?
died and they were giving him a + ,
take the blame for everything. Robert Benchley: A biography
fancy funeral. The six pallbearers -
A 1'A
written by the comedian's son.
were carrying the casket out
of the church when suddenly the A naturalist is a guy who Papa Married A Morman: Frontier

lid popped open and the efficiency throws sevens while an optimistis story of Utah, well above the

who buys a lifetime ballpoint average frontier story for inter-
expert sat upright and shouted a guy
esting subject matter told with .
it to last
and expects
: "If you'd put this thing on pen
I wheels :you could lay off four for at least a month.Most' delightful warmth and humor.
, Power To Manage Yourself: If
knowing ourselves in need of improvement
that it's not
men agree is to be the
on highroad
Give a woman an inch and she only a sin to tell a lie to your -
; to wisdom, this Station is
becomes a ruler. ; .
wife, but an impossibility. : well along judging from the

study given books on the subject.
I History records only one indispensable -
, Middle age is the time when the This new one is full of ideas
gleam in your eyes is just the readily applicable to everyday

I sun reflecting off your glasses. living.
The height of bad luck-seasickness -
Down The Line Another
Right :
with lockjaw. .. ... ::
'h +* '"
I A hot dog is nothing but a 01 : << : :J .B, popular subject in these parts is
; : 1
r ?; \ ;. .. F i;; ? i'Fhtjt
: :, the ethics of leadersip. Here is
I in tights."I
"My memory is excellent he hamburger }' i4h .k : l( "I'
: t ti;
readable illustrated
w.>t a very land( gaily
! aid. "There are only three things : <.t (i. : f i :t. i.t i$ t. treatment aimed the
I hear wife is a finished l ",. < : ; ) at
\1 can't names.remember.I can't I can't remember remember singer. Is your that true?" _L.--X-.Wo'N..____ ____ _....n.__ itrN':;, ...Ji; _4sPi'_ :_.$@i..v.o.w.y&; mmonn..n n.n..n' t ; #:!. Coast Guard but will be very useful -

faces and I can't remember what "Not quite, but the neighbors POINTERS-Whltehat Jack Mooneyham, AEAN, for the Navy.
of Ardmore, Okla., a recent graduate of Aviation Electrician's .
last night"Common
the third thing is. almost did Mate School at NATTCenter, checks out In the cockpit of an Women have a keen sense of

I F7U-3. Mooneyham, who has been selected for the Naval Aviation humor. The more humor
Most peopl-Uain: ; their ends see gets a lot of Cadet program Is checked by Lt. Harlie Helms, a former flight you
cold feet. attending Aviation Officers Ordnance School. them, the better they like it
through lack of exercise. credit that belongs to instructor, now



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11.f Page,! Six JAX AIR NEWS 12 January 1956

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;, JAX 24 Teams Await

Sports Bowling ActivityAt


two teams have won legson

the Captain's trophy, emblem- ly 4w Trophy'bowling com* .

atic of the NATTCenter' sports ;',", :' .., ".:-''. petition for the first half of 1956
championship, since competitionwas : :\ : \ "'.' ..,' gets underway :Monday with a
; : "
inaugurated in 1952. Captured : : : whopping entry of 24 :Mainside
the first two years by Aviation .." .' '.l."',::"'.:'..' ,- teams crying for the pin boysto
Electrician's Mate School, ,>, f. in the other
..U. ,, "set 'em up alley"All
the since has been taken .
huge cup -
j of the participating keg
# by Naval Air Weapons System .1 crews will be in one bracket,
.4 School two years running.If / .
1 I .dr' necessitating a four and one-half

NavAlrWeaps should win in i.':. month schedule consisting of 276
1956, the school 'obtains permanent f matches One of the longest and
?L possession of the award. fullest intramural slates on record
Y However, a team must win it at :Mainside.
three straight years to keep the .

trophy. The Sparkles, therefore, Each club in the circuit will
have to start from scratch to meet all of the other teams one
,i i take it. ......... time during the season, makinga

0 DEFENDING CHAMPS-It's "ready on the firing line" for these NAUTU' keglers as they pre- 23-game card for each activity.' "
': Aviation Ground Officers pare to defend their Mainside. intramural title in the brand new season opening Monday Left to The team finishing with the
right are Statlonkeepers Ltjg( ) Frank Brower; Charles Myers AT2; James Dickinson, ATC; Oscar best win-loss record at the end
School at NATTCenter is really Cordero, AK2, and Lt. Ralph McClure. NARTU downed VAil.!'. Huskies In the playoffs in De-
.: whooped up over the athletic cember, for the title, bat lost out to Airman Prep School of NATTCenter for the Station crown. of the season in May will be
.' program under the boosting of I crowned the champion and
:,;i Lcdr. Vin Anania, himself a for- Mixed Two B'ulI awarded 1,000 Ironman points.
Post-season playoffs between first
mer Navy great. Striding
basketball circuit the division teams were ruled out at
II'*? atop Links Tourney
ti Ensigns are heading, possibly, fortheir : a league meeting late last Fall. .
: The Mainside alleys were recently -
'.i first sports title. Opens Sunday
refinished for the upcoming
7":: The tight, eight-week school I Seventeen base two-ball golfing alley action.
i course hampers activities greatly I duos had qualified in the All Sta *

1 lr::5 for the Ensigns' sport programbut tion Mixed tourney as of Monday Only one activity VA-172 -
i:'< w in evening competitions the Course Pro Jack Harvey has more than one team enteredin

;' ex-college athletes should makeI announced this week. the loop; the Blue Bolts are
their mark. Harvey reminded local link-
fielding a double entry. .
sters that they have only until Crackerjax Ready For Also among the listed keglers ,
I t. A touch of the white hat for Saturday to complete their qual- are Nartu's defending championswho
first round
rounds with .
Comdr. Robert Woodside of ifying won the Fall 1955 crown ina
;'J ti .- Training Facilities for his inter- match play scheduled for this Eglin Wafs Friday playpff from the VAIM Huskies
est in the "Support Splinters" basketball Sunday, January 15. and then lost the Station championship -
... .
team. Titled Special Services Of the 17 qualifying scores In a match with Airman
j' the Splinters are a homo- posted previously, the lowest duo With an 18-girI squat turning --Hall. Preparatory School of NATTCen-

geneous outfit of small units total belongs to Sam Dalzell and out Fred since the holidays Jax, ON THE CRACKERJAX' first ter.
v.:: banded together into one group Mrs. Steve Biltz, who carded an Coach Dammeyer'a League entries include: Special
,, Navy Wave Crackerjax have road trip this season, they lost out
; to provide athletics for person 84. Services, Electronics, Communi-
been holding intensive practice to the Eaglettes in a Sunday
neL The units, in themselves, are cations, VW-4, ComFairJax, Per-
in preparation for the final 50-40 Alice Guil-
at Eglin.
too, small to field teams but game, sonnel, VF-173, FAW-11, Fasron,
'half of their schedule before who scored 24 points and
lory, ,
grouped together are able to com- 6, VA-44 VC-62, Dispensary, VA-
t EmID tournament play begins lean Nelson, with 18, were the
pete with the larger schools and 172 (two teams), VAIM, VF-43,
late next month. high scorers for the Wafs. Public
divisions. Works, VA-175, VP-16,
Mainside its first glimpseof
Thursday, January 12 the Navy gets champion Cracker- Coach Dammeyer will field a Nartu, Supply, 0 & R, VF-22 and
the that
: stronger team than one Waves.
M Hank Powell of Special Serv- Mainside Not As A Stranger 'jax this Saturday night when faced Eglin in November, how '
(" ices' (drama): Robert Mitchum, Frank AFB
"Support Splinters, continues they play the Eglin Wafs at ever. Ruth Bradshaw, who has
:t.: to lead the NATTCenter scaring Sinatra. 2000 in the Mainside gym. Friday been in sick bay, has been released Fliers OpenDiamond
i.' circuit. He has tallied 187 NATTC Wuthering Heights night's game at 2000, is at King l from the hospital and will
points in seven games, averaging (drama): David Niven Merle be back in a forward slot.
nearly 27 points a contest. The Oberon. Play
';: push-shot artist was held to 14 Hospital Mr. Roberts (color Kcnnedy-DaheII Post The half-pint forward, scoringace

: points, his lowest this season, comedy Cine): Henry Fonda, of the Crackerjax, will haveas
against the powerful Airman James Cagney. Dest 9-Hole ScoresRay her running mates Ellen Bryan I With KU Cats

Preps. However, Tom Hayden,' Friday, January 13 Kennedy and Sam Dalzell and team Captain Pat Ash-
._ husky boatswain' mate of the Mainside Pete Kelly's Blues blasted identical 31's to best some craft. If all goes as scheduled, the
I Splinters, held high-scoring Jonesto (color musical Cine): Jack Webb, 30 other Station golfers in a best DRADSIIAW IS leading the University of Kentucky will lead

six points before Hayden fouled Janet Leigh. selected nine-hole links tourneyon Waves' scoring with 96 points, off the Jax Navy Fliers' baseball
out in the second half. NATTCenter-Not As A Stran- the NAS Jax Course. last -Sat- followed by Bryan with 93;.Ash schedule this year. The Wildcatsare

ger (drama): Robert Mitchum, urday. craft, 84; Betty Deno, 45; Joanie slated to meet the Fliers hereon
Frank Sinatra. All tourney participants fired Johnson, 4; and Myrna Murphy, March 28-29 in a two-gam
Exercise kills but the
;,. germs Hospital Withering Heights 18 holes and then selected their 3 points. series.
trick is to the darn to
get things (drama): David Niven, Merle best nine hole scores for the Intramural Director Frank Mc
exercise. Three newcomers from Airman
round. Caffrey has ten other diamond
.: Oberon.Saturday, January 14 Behind the deadlocked front- PreparatorySchool reported last tilts lined up and confirmationsof

Never ask a man raised on a Mainside Adventures of Sadie runners came J. R. Johnson witha week. They were Wanda Matt, many more games should cross
Nicolet and Marie McCol-
chicken farm, if he was once a (color comedy drama): Joan 32 and Walt Strader with a nine Adele his desk before Spring.
'7 I' happy, barefoot boy. Collins, Susan Hayward. hole total of 33.I lum. Other games definitely on tap
Others on the squad who probably include four each with the Parris
will see action include Caro Island Marines and the Georgiansfrom

I I Yachtsmen From ACdemy-Stop; Enroute To RaceEleven I lyn Davis, Cornea French, Gaye Camp Stewart, on a two-
Cooper, Tony Senkbiel, Anne home, two-away basis, and a pairof
Simmons, Sophie i Sayatovich, clashes with Shaw Air Force
members of the U. S. boats in the 1,200-mile race be- presented to the Naval Academy Nancy Gibbons, Margie Clerk, Base on 6-7 August.

Naval Academy yachting crew ginning on January 22. The other in April of 1950 by John B. Ford. Sally Cornwell and Doris Red- The Fliers are banking on

If' from Annapolis, Md., were brief two vessels are individually own- In addition to its skipper, Cap- man. plenty of game experience when
,-, residents of Naval Air Station ed. tain Boles the includes they head for the all-Navy Eastern .
w: Jacksonville last week before de- Sponsored by the Argentine crew tourney in the Fifth Naval
:: parting for the Buenos Alres-to- government and the Yacht Club Captain R. C. Latham, former I District in August.
3 Rio de Janeiro Ocean Race at Argentino, the race is held once Academy sailing officer and in- Marines Slate .

Buenos Aires, Argentina.Led every three years to promote bet- structor of seamanship; Captain
by Captain Warren C. ter relations between North Am- William W. Henderson, fleet surgeon Smoker Jan. 19An AGO Collides With

Boles, veteran sailing officer and erican and Latin American "nations of the sailing squadron; J. inter- company Marine
Vice Commodore of the Acad- and to encourage the design C. Abbot, Associate Professor of boxing smoker will be held Jr. College TonightThe

emy sailing squadron, the group and operation of yachtingcraft. Mathematics at the Naval Acad- Thursday evening, January 19, ex-collegians from Avia-
w used the Station as the initial emy; A. C. Cavileer, engineer at in King Hall with\ the first bout tion Ground Officers School will
stepping-stone on its 5,300-mile Some 40 boats representing the the Experimental Station; Ltjg( ) billed for 2000. Company 01 play Jacksonville Junior College

junket to Argentina. I United States, Argentina, Brazil, J. M. McDonald, LtjgR.. F. will meet the scrappers from basketeers tonight in King Hallat
: While at Jacksonville crew' Uruguay and Germany are par- Holmgren, LtJg( ) R. T. Foley, Lt. Company 49 in an eight-bout 2000. .
I members kept in trim for their ticipating in the race this year. (jg) W. R. Maclay, Ltjg( ) H. B. program. Leaders in the NATTCenter
nautical mission by utilizing the The Navy crew will sail the Loomis, Ens. D. B. Brickford, R. T/Sgt. Sam Griffin is Com league, the Ensigns have a collec'
recreational facilities of the Air Academy yacht, the Royono, In C.Bush, Commissaryman Second pany commander of 01 with tion of former college basketball
Station. They departed Sunday. the race. The Royono is a 71-foot Class; Theodore Szarzynski, Boat- T/Sgt. Marvin Harrelson head- players including Bob Combs,
THE ANNAPOLIS yachtsmen craft employing some 2,800 swain's Mate First Class; and Ing Company 49. himself, a former Jacksonville

.. will man one of three American square feet of sail canvas and was Henry V. Haber, Seaman. athletic star.

'lilt.y .

I- -- .

12' January 1956 ,


Electric Shop Na VA-172 VC-62 Retain t

Stops Planning _

'In 0 & R Action k.1 ___ Unbeaten Skeins '

Sixth-place Electric Shop pull- r Basketball bowed in again at the Mainside gym Monday
night as VA-172 downed VA-175 to take over temporary
of the season's upsets in
ed one possession of first place and Patrol Squadron 16 made its
the NAB 0 & R Bowling League a'A
ci league debut a successful one with a win over Faetu.
Friday by downing top-ranked

Planning No. Two.3-0. It was VA-172's Blue Bolts stormed scoring circles, ,added 14 more
the first time this year that the 0. $ -Ybn. .lue'vo over their Attack Squadron rivals points and Stanley WlenelJ
loop-leaders have been white- g > g from "175" with an easy 71-43 chalked up 13 for the winners

washed from the win column. win to rack up their ninth victory W. B. Calhoun paced the losers
in a row.Monday's. with 12 markers.
The Electricians brought the
Planners back to the fold and game left the Boltsin League standings as of Tuesday

cut their lead to only two games first by a half-game over un- (A.M,), January 10 are:

over second-place Assembly who h. > u beaten VC-62, but the CompRon VA.172 ._. 9 0 1.000VC62
its own cause with 2-1 cagcrs were odds-on favorites to .801.000 ,
helped a
'p.. 'v _______________
win over Metals Division. v defeat FAW-11 Tuesday night VP.16 1 0 1.000

THIRD-SLOT Planning No. 1 4; and deadlock the race once more. Hospital 7 1 .875

also had a bad night, losing a 2.1 s, .;fr"LET'S VF-16 Wins Opener Operations 51 3 .625
Meanwhile luckless Personnel Fasron 6 5. 3 .625
decision to Emergency Repair but ,
still gained one game on first currently on a "streak" of its Fasron 109 4 3 .571
place. own, lost its ninth consecutiveclash VF-173 _.--_ 4 3 .571
\ FAW-ll _____. 4
to VF-173 by a, 47.39 score. 4 ;500
Other Friday night play saw VW-f _ _
Check down The losers'Bob Gruber led both 3.4 (32
Ground Engineering
GET 'EMI"! -Co-captains Ron Zae left in A-175 3 5 .375
er ( ) and hleh. teams scoring with 16 points,
3-0; Accessories whipped Produc- scoring: Al Jones of Airman
Preparatory School Communications ,
vow vengeance followed by "Easy" Clark's dozen ,2 6 ,250VAH1
tion Planning, 3-0; Supply was against Aviation Ground Officer School's eager in the NATT- 2 6 .250
Center basketball league when the two teams tallies for :VA-175.
victorious over Metals No. Two, square off Monday
I at 2000 at King Hall in FAETU 2 7 .222
2.1; Cowling Shop defeated Machinists a specially arranged regular game. VP-16 took to the hardwoodsfor
o & n 1 6 .143
2.1; and Power Plant the first time since its return
I Personnel 0 9 .000
downed Masters & Foremen, 21. I Ensign Airman from Port Lyautey and promptly t. .
Individual performances were I Cagers racked up decision No. 1 by

at a new peak last week as the knocking off Facto, 71-44. Powell Pacing

circuit swung into the new year. Braucht Tallies 21
HIGHLIGHT of the eveningwas In 'Showdown' Monday The Patrolmen took the tilt Center Cagers

C. B. Adams' new high game easily, despite another high-scor
and high set scores of 233 and The "battle of the giants" takes place in NATTCentcr basket- ing performance of 21 points by I Hank Powell of Special Services

649 which eclipsed the previous ball next week when Aviation Ground Officers School Ensigns and Faetu's Bill Braucht. "Support Splinters," leads

respective records 232 and 643 the Marines from Airmen Preparatory School tangle in a tussle Hobert Crowe led the winners. the NATTCenter basketball

set .by Everett Brock.. The. fine that well may decide the 1956 cage title. with 14 points, followed by Tom league in scoring with a total of
periormance -Boosted- A a- a m s' The game, moved from Rosen- Sears with 13 and John Little 187 points in seven games as a
average from 175 to 178, through dahl gym to King Hall becauseof Naval Service. and Ken Holdbrooks with 12 result of last week's play. 4

39 games. its importance, is slated for The officers are ex-collegiates counters apiece. Although his team lost to AGO,

Brock still clung to the top 2000 Monday evening. The largest while the Preps mostly Earlier are .ex- Nelson McKinney and Claude 75.47, and to Airman Preps, 60-
spot with the loop's highest individual crowd in recent history of high school athletes. this Renfro each tallied 15 points to 38, he managed to add-a total of
average of 180 through 33 sports at NATTCenter is expected season the Ensigns won from lead VA-172 in its game with VA- 40 points to his scoring mark.
games. to view the event. the Preps, 71-48, in a surprising 175; Tom Nofs, second in circuit I Bob Combs with 16, Ed Mar-

League standings at presentare t. splurge of scoring strength key with 12, and Terry Taugner

: Coaches Vin Anania of the En-I Built around Bob Combs, who with 10 were the high scorers for
Planning No. 231 11 .738 signs and "Rod" Shelton of the I has scored 118 points in six Miltmen TravelTo AGO. Ron Zaeger's 15 markers, 12
Assembly _29 13 .690 Preps both have strong squads games, the Ensigns have more by Al Jones and another dozen

Planning No. 1 _27 15 .643 deep in reserves, and.rivalry between than capable performers in Fred BrunswickHolding by Walt Stephenson topped the
Accessories J26 16 .619 I Wetzel, Jerry Booth, Terry Taugner Preps.
the two clubs is keen. AGO
a 5-3 edge as a result -
Cowling Shop _23 19 .548 Gene Jankowski, Hal Peper THE PREPS
School the ALSO out
on officer level, and of a victory early last December swung
and Gil Jones.
Electric Shop 22 20 .524 AN-P School on the enlisted level Jax Navy's boxing with a victory over Aviation

Production P22- 20 .524 each rank equally in length of team travels to Brunswick, Ga., Storekeepers, 71-59, to strengthen
However Coach Shelton also
Supply 21 21 .500 this for match their hold on second place. Jones
evening a return I
has court artists
Masters & some top boast- and
Stephenson each tallied 18
with the NAS Glynco mitt
Foreman _21 21 .500 ing Al Jones, elongated center; slmgers. points while Scott Jones of the

Metals Division 21 21 .500 Walt Stephenson, Ron Zaeger and Coach Bob Perkins plans to Storekeepers rolled up 20.
Bill MontesL Dead shots from
Emergency Rep. 20 22 .476 Against Special Services, Ron
take a 12-man squad with him
Machinists 17 25 .405 beyond the foul line, Zaeger and for the eight-bout Zaeger, counted 15 points and Al
Power Plant _17 25 .405 Montesi form a steady scoring scheduled. Jones and Walt Stephenson each

Engineering _15 27 .357 threat. Boxers include five sailors made 12. For the Splinters Bobby
Metals No. 2 _13 29 .310 Current league standings are: and seven Marines. Copeland and Don Fletcher helped
Ground Check _12 30 .286 Teams W L. Pet. Powell's 14 points.AGO's '
(Personnel are invited to visit Following is the squad: AO
AGO School 7 0 1.000
t Ensigns tumbled
the USO Servicemen's Club at 37 School-Dan Miura (M), Bob over
Navy Lists W. Monroe St. The Club is open AN-P School 6 1 .856 Profitt (N); AN-P School-Joe Aviation Ordnance School 81 to
AK School S 2 .714
47 with
Jerry Booth, Fred Wet-
McLaughlin Joe Culmo
from 0904 to 2330 daily). Steve
AE School 4
3 .571 zel, Taugner and Gene Jankowski

Perry, Bill Mohr and Frank
56 Thursday, Jan. 12-2000, Sur- MarAvDet ,4 3 .571 the "
Sports leading scoring Ernie
Norman, all Marines; A E
prise Night. AO School 2.4 .333
School Francis Dawkins, Broadnax was high man of the
ScheduleThe Friday, Jan. 13-2000, Special Spec. Serv. 1 6 .143 James Burks, both Navy; game, counting 24 points for the
food at snack bar games, dan- NavAirWeaps 1 5 .167 Mainside John Blockbusters.NED .
Baxley (N).
Navy has announced a tentative cing. I Administration 0 6 .000 ARMENTOR and George

schedule tor its 1956 sport Saturday, Jan 14-1000, Open ,, ,, ;; Boyko, tallying 27 and 28 points
program which includes six all- house all day; 2000, Orchestra f respectively, aided .Marine Avia

Navy tournaments, two more than Dance. tion Detachment's 73-53 win over

in 1955.. Sunday, Jan. 15-1000, Coffee Aviation Electrician's Mate "

tourna hour, off to church, vespers and School. ,Henry Bush and Henry
refreshments by Riverside Pres- Rahn led the losers.
and diving, tennis, wrestling and byterian Church; 2000, Free movie Scott Jones bagged 17 points as
track and field, the Navy will "Smugglers Island." ''I Aviation Storekeepers won from
host the inter-service swimmingand Administration, 5129. Jack Lawson -

diving championships at Los "I wish to marry your daughter ay sSY. t and Andy Kenny were high

Angeles, July 23: sir." for the Feathers.
Tennis August '-IS "Do you drink?" w Leading team scorers:

Some of the all-Navy tourney "Thanks, but let's get this other ., v AGO, School Combs, 118;
sites coincide with those of the matter settled first. .y Taugner, 83; Peper, 59.
regional, or all-Navy Eastern, su AN-P,School A. Jones,. 105;
tourneys which in most cases will March. '" Montesi, 63; Stephenson, 62; Zae-

be played a week or so earlier Only one tourney, for the all- '..I'< ger, 47. ,
than the Navy championships. Navy- Eastern title in golf, is AK School S. Jones, 101.

The all-Navy Eastern tennis slated for the Sixth Naval District r AE School-Rahn, 89; Bush 85.

Playoffs, for example, will be run beginning on'August 6; the MarAvDet Armentor, 138;
off in the First Naval District on all-Navy linksters then move to M -,,; Boyko, g...
August 6 and the Navy finals the Fifth Naval District for the AO School Wayne Asper-

will start on August 13 in the finals on August 13. gren, 110; Broadnax, 108. /
same district The remainder of the all-Navy Pc. Spec. Services Powell, 187.

Only One In 6ND schedule and host commands are: DELONG TROPHY-Lcdr. Thomas Casey Jr., training officer ,NavAirWeaps..- Al Buchholz;
Playoff sites for wrestling,'too, Boxing April 16, First Naval of Naval Air Weapons System School, receives the NATTCenter 76; Gene Koch, 48.Administration .
coincide with "both the Eastern District; Track and Field May Captain's Trophy from Capt Henry C. DeLong. Emblematic of the Kenny, 52;
and 1955 sports championship, the trophy was won by the Missile- Jack Lawson
and District 50.
all-Navy tourneys in that 21, Eleventh Naval ; Athletic
men for the second straight year. officers are Lt. Arthur
sport taking place within the Swimming and Diving July 16, Knoizen (right);' Ensign Hunter Bell (left), with Jerry Row No record of opening Bight's
Fifth Naval District in mid- Eleventh Naval District. land, athletic representative. play.



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Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS I 12 January: 1956

fax PMU Swamped By Gifts, Advice As SympatheticNation Mates

I (Continued from Page 1)

Rushes Assistance In Current Roach 'Crisis9 and thrown in the trash .can?

If so, hear this:

At NAS Corpus Christ!
Preventive Medicine Unit No; and gift packages than Comdr. Naval officers to Texas farmers Navy report on their effectiveness which is also conducting a similar ,

1 at NAS Jax has performed DuChanois, officer-ln-charge can Zestful salesmen of commercial to use, perhaps, .as an en- program, the white hats
much valuable service to the keep up with. Apparently everyone products are offering to perform dorsement for wider trade. Still have won for themselves these

Navy and the nation through its "feels" for the Navy and is miracle demonstratipns that will others simply have the Navy's things: 1. Blues and whites

research program and educational eager to help solve the problemof practically put the Unit out of interest at heart and want to help have been made optional for
functions. -But never did It the roaches. the roach business entirely. Kit out in the crisis. .
all ; 2. Self. service
receive so much public recognition THE MAIL HAS come from chen manufacturers send free "We get many small packagesin has been seasons lnitlated in the crew's

as when it began testing Oregon to Alabama, from retired! samples asking only for a full the mail," Comdr. DuChanois mess to enable a man to take

ihlpped-ln cockroaches for resist- said, holding up a 2-inch square
as much or as little as ht
'envy to approved insecticides. box wrapped in brown paper and wants of a particular food; 3.

Since the story of the "visiting I tied with string. "I never know A more' complete pamphlet

roaches" went out over the wire whether they are ticking- or from the Chamber of Commerce -

i services and caught the eye of kicking. One package of a home- containing! Informationon

i editors everywhere the Unit has made powder-well, I just hid itl the v area, useful for leave

| been the recipient of more mailCLA'SSlfE.D' I don't know what was in lU"! and liberty hours.
$ t MOST OF THE letters enclose"clipping : .
a of the story. A retiredNavy

/ a a commander reported on anant CommissionContinued '

powder he had found fatalto
( from
roaches both in his garden and Page 1)
Notices for this column may be aboard ship A man In Marylandwas minimum service required of

submitted on Thursdays, Fridays, willing to share his discovery warrant officers.

I and Mondays of each" week from of "something that ridded my Further requirements specify
-- that no candidates will be
08001630. con-
home and
garage of roaches. A
FOR RENT sidered if they have reached
handwritten 'scrawl from Texas
Several vacancies, exist in the their 35th birthday before July
I promoted a product guaranteedto
Title VIII Housing Development *-' TY "put thec@( %* on their 1, 1956'that; they shall have no
at Magnolia Springs. This development S-* backs' in eight hours and leave record of conviction by, court-
Is located south route martial, or a civil court exclud-
> on (
them to finish their lives
17, approximately 20 minute : **!. -----'j I the moon." ing minor traffic violations); and
drive from the Naval Air Sta- they must be citizens of the
f {m :N v xa Comdr. DuChanois is attempting -
tion. For further information con- to acknowledge with thanksall United States: They must also

tact the NAS Housing Office letters, but includes the nota- meet the physical standards prescribed -

building No. 1050, ext. 553. that "present research and experimental in the medical depart

.5 rm. unfurn. hse., gar. $87.50.EL work make it' lrripossible ment manual the examinaton to
6-6541. Mitchell be made after selection by the
t 0 evaluate additional
1 rm. eff. apt., 3212 College St. preparations." board.

EV 73159. Clark. No Waivers
4 rm. furn. cottage $45. 5231 Tim- kIl1.f There will be no waivers of

5- uquana Road. x the requirements; and none

S 3 rm. furn. apt. 221 E. 4th St. NAVY WIVES'CORNER should be requested.

Taylor. .All eligible personnel desiringto

.' 4 rm. furn. apt. 2059 E. 11th St. 6Y4'JOp ,i:YI1aM'0.4mmmsWW: .sw1YK> i. I be considered for appointmentcan
EL 67453. apply by writing to their
GOING UP the NAS lax Operations tower is
Officers for 1956 selectedat
2 bdrm unfurn.. hse. $50. 1373 rapidly nearing completion with the contractor deadline set for were commanding officer. Nominationsmust
Cottage Ave. EV 8-7106. Atkins. around January 15. When completed, the all-steel tower, which the meeting of Navy Wives be received by the Chief of
'2-. rm. apt. $50. 1304 Rensselaer is rising right above the old one, will be approximately 58 feet Club, Post 86, last Wednesday.New Naval Personnel not later than

..._ Ave. CH 95200. 'Permenter.I from the ground, or 15 feet higher than the control room of the officers are Ruth Daniels, Feb. 15. Selectees will be ,given
old tower. The new section will have at least, 50 percent. more
president Betty Carson; vice- a course instruction similar to .
bdrm. apt. 1511 Bans St. EV .
visibility. An emergency tower atop Hangar 116 is now in use.
72407. Spurgeon. The new tower is expected to be in operation this spring. president; Ruth Damon, secretary that given newly appointed limited .

Gar. apt., $55. 2929 Doric Ave. ; Ruth Reese, treasurer; Rita duty officers, and will be
EV 81932. Ingle. Many Overpay Tax Mann chaplain; Betty :Moore, given permanent status in their

I 15 rm. unfurn hse. 2920 Harvard. parliamentarian. present ratings if they are now
EV 9-3958. Dow. The outgoing board deserves a on temporary status.

'13 rm. furn. apt. $57. 4502 Irvington Last Minute Tax Rush "well done" for efforts during All selectees'' will be orderedto

Ave. TV 86768. Carney. 1955. a course of instruction similarto

2 bdrm. unfurn. hse. 6744 Wilson The grand'' ball room at- the that given newly apponted

Blvd. EV 7-4349. Zimmerman. Can Cause Errors Seminole hotel has been reserved LDOs.
1 bdrm. sm. hse. Available Jan. Costly tor the installation banquet to beheld full
swing again. Standing room
15. 6604 Seaboard. EV 8-0451. : Saturday January 28 at 1900.
Austin. (This is the first in a series of eight articles on federal income Chairman Betty Carson promises only since everyone has returned
from the The little
Furn. apt 2660 Forbes St. EV 7- tax filing for the year 1955. The articles are based on information a wonderful evening. Many distinguished is holidays.with jack
pot bulging prizes sinceit
3697. Snow. Furnished to AFPS by the American Institute Accountants, the guests will be present.
hasn't been for five
Furn. apt. $75. 2864 Olga Place. national organization of certified public accountants.) Captain Harris commanding Now the is
big jackpot each
EV 72339. CarswelL The eve of April 16 will see a mad scramble in many house- officer of NAS will be principal won
week. Be hand
on to have
2 bdrm. unfurn. apt. $72.50.: 2909 holds to put together the necessary facts and figures for the Federal speaker. TV star Virginia Atter cards this
Selma St. EV 92185. income tax returns due on that date. This last minute rush can will act as mistress of ceremonies lucky. Thursday evening .

3 bdrm. hse. Kitch. equip. Lake produce many careless mistakes. (April 15 falls on a Sunday this and will join other acts in
Shore, 5008 Birkenhead Road. year making April 16 the deadline..) entertaining The Not New, Shop has a wonderful

$100. EV 8-4040.; Barnett. Most of the,errors are very sim The ever popular bingo is in bargain for the person in
000. Although these overpayments I need ..of a living room suite. The
2 rm. fur. apt. 4633 Wheeler Ave. pIe. For example, about a mil
have been withheld
are returned eventually, may on your divan, and two chairs, with ma-
Lake Shore. EV4275. Groves. lion returns are filed every year the taxpayer shouldn't rely on service pay and the only way to I hogany arms has two slip cover
'Share home with 2 girls Avon- with signatures missing. I
the government to save him from recover this money Is to file a sets. A coffee table and two end
dale section. Can ride both to Little slips in arthmetlc last .
all his mistakes. return.A tables also mahogany completes,
NATTC. Hrs. 07301610. Vivian year resulted in OVERPAY- mistake !is the
common the set. It's a steal at $150.
Velez. MENTS by taxpayers of $18,000-
a separate return by a wife
Mistakes of arithmetic favoringthe Contact Mrs. Ruth Daniels at
4 rm. unfurn. hse. 3800 Mayflow-
who had a small income. If she -4
e r St. EV 8-1492.. Johns. 1 Ct EV 7-2848. Void taxpayer were more numer- the shop for further information."Has .
she is
files income not
a separate ,
3 rm. furn. apt. 3253 Bignan St. 2 bdrm. unfurn. hse. $54 month. ous-perhaps not entirely by co .
to file another return
EV 81760. Valentine. 6248. Pennant Ct Venetia Ter- incidence. All returns are checked permitted that florist any children
jointly with her husband, nor is ?"
Cornelius. and when an overpayment is
Widow will share home with con-
discovered her husband allowed to claim an 'Two; a girl who is a budding
pie. 2105 Lakeshore Blvd. EV 2 bdrm. C.B. hse. 5255 Carmllle the government collects '
I exemption for his wife on his
9-4150. Smith. Ave. Roberts. the difference-plus interest ,- genius and a son who is bloom-
2 bdrm, brick hse. 2705 Reba ing idiot'though
Furn. apt. 2264 Dalewood Ave .

EV 72020. David. Ave. Write L. A. Crews, V. A. Apart from obvious mistakes, Most married couples will save each had receved half the

Trailer. 9422 103rd St. EV 8-3537 Dom., Thomasville, Ga., for many taxpayers ,overlook oppor- money by filing a joint return total income.
Childs. info. tunities to claim exemptions and There unusual
This "splits" their income- as are cases, however
3 rm. furn. apt. $50. 2363 Myra 4 bdrm, 2% bath hse. C.B. $20- deductions, and other ways to reduce such as those involving cap

St. EV 73935. George. 000. Can be financed to suit their taxes. ital losses, in which separate returns

Will share home with Navy couple buyer. 4110 Roma Blvd. EV 8- To help you avoid such pitfalls, P E MA N RU might result in a saving. If

EV 8-0460 (between 1200 O 21. Ext..278. Cecil Field. Capt. AFPS is publishing this series this is a possibility, it is best to

1600). Connor. Doerflinger. that may save you money. a g r R eN figure your tax bill both Jointlyand

2 bdrm.: furn. apt. 1124 Acosta St. 31 ft. trailer, TV. Lot. 58, Yukon RINPT RERIS separately before deciding

FL 9-6016. Garten. Tr. Pk. Ext. 661. Woods. The first step, whether or not EP which way to file.

Modern 3 bdrm home, car port; 28 ft. trailer. $200 down. $50 mo. to file a return, is fairly well resolved The intructions that come with

Short CO-4-8747, or ext. 592. Ext. 698. Arnold. for service personnel. In E SEA SL your tax forms provide valuable

Upper 5 rm. apt.; 2580 Riverside MISCELLANEOUSWanted most cases, gross income for 1955! AC ES guidance. Help also is available

Ave.; $75; Mrs. Cowart, Apt. rider to Pittsburgh, Pa., was more than the minimum of 1 T 6 lA from the Internal Revenue Serv-

12. leaving Feb. 6. Ext. 8276. $600 and few, if any, servicemenwere N B yo ice, which urges you to consulta
.' FOR SALE Riders wanted from Riversidearea 65 or Older with less than properly qualified advisor if you

.,:', 3 bdrm. hse. Low equity. 511 to NAS. Hrs. 07301600. $1,200 gross income.Thus a returnIs need outside help.

: Shirley St. EV 8-0195. Talks. EV 8-1433 or ext. 8244. :Mrs. required. (Next article: Save money with

,! 3 bdrm.. C.B.S. hse. 5142 Pennant Hare. Don't forget that a tax excess (Answer to Page 3 Puzzle) the right fornx-(AFPS).