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Jax air news
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February 16, 1956


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VP-18 Praised
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of praise for its efforts
during deployment in Iceland,
has been forwarded to Patrol

Squadron 18, a unit of Fleet
Air Wing 11.

The squadron is in receiptof

wtA.M irt a letter from the U. S. Navy
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Hydrographic Office, in which
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the hydrographer states:

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I COMPLETION; NEAR.- One of NAS Jax's largest buildings, the new helicopter repair hangar, a unit of the Overhaul and with excellent ice.'data is
Repair Department, begins to take shape. The $2,163,185 building, 500 x 200 feet, is scheduled to be completed in mJd-Julr. greatly appreciated. The ice

-- -- track charts provided by your ,
Four FAW-11 organization show a great de
gree of detail and clarity. Such

material is of much value to

Hlfs the Hydrographic Office in the
JflX _
SquadronsHunt'Enemy' further development and im

1m ... provement of the ice forecasting
11 and surveillance program'
rSa .an,
This letter of praise on plot

-_ ting ice floes is the Attest add
Four submarine hunting ed to VP-18's list of achievements

squadrons of ,Fleet Air Wing VOL-13 No. 45 U. S. N A. S. Jacksonville, Flo 16 February 1956 while in Iceland.
Eleven are engaged in anti- -
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\M Y M HMW vyN s wx 1'{:!
submarine warfare training q Up To One Year Early OutStudy
exercises off the Jacksonvillecoast

this week. .; :r
PBM Martin Mariners of VP-

4} and P5M Martin Marlins of aeA a r f Early Release.

VP-45 from Coco Solo, Panama, : .. Z r.
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comprise the flying boat detach- a is.'S'a

ment that will team with two ... .
other Jacksonville based'' squadrons } : For Ready Reserve

VP-16 and VP-18, ,flying
w:ri f f's ti
P V Neptune Bombers to seek ? : ++ '
out and destroy an "enemy" sub Y.::KW, Plans are under consideration to adopt a' provision or
marine off the coast. the 1955 Reserve Forces Act which permits the separation -

THE ,USS REDFIN (SSR-,72)), i a ;; .' of servicemen up to one year early if they agree to partici
a submarine from Norfolk, will { },; .'. pate in a ready reserve training unit under the enforceable

behave like an ''enemy" sub, trying :} ,. pQ} provision of the legislation.The .

to elude the aircraft. Lcdr.R. plan, announced by Defense TIIOSE110
'r.t entered the serve
'J. Young is the commandingofficer ; Secretary Charles E. Wil
aa. that date have no obligation
of the Redfin. son, is now under' study and
to participate in a ready
Capt. B. F. McLeod, Commander would affect personnel who entered

Fleet Air ,Wing 11, is in ., : ,. : the service before August reserve, training program. Servicemen
who were drafted or joined
charge of the exercise. Under the ,.. 9, 1955, the date the reserve act
direction of Comdr. J. L. Gray- NEW BRASSARD A new type of brassard, believed to be became law.1Yauy. the armed forces before that
operations officer Lcdr. W the first used in the Navr, is displayed by Morris Hollowell, SN, time have a ready reserve obligation
son, ,
as he is observed by CWO Edward Currie, officer of the day at but are not required to par
Carrier Jr., anti-submarine war NATTCenter. Identifying the wearer as OOD Driver, the brassardis ticipate in training sessions.
fare officer, and other staff officers readily recognizable in all emergencies or rounds of the officer To Stop If
will supervise and coordinate of the day. adopted, the proposal would
affect men who had completed 13
the efforts of the four par Drafting lJlcnI{
months service, the Defense Department
ticipating squadrons. 56 Rates Made EligibleFor March reported "The major
FLYING!( THE latest types of After
aim !is to meet requirements in
patrol aircraft, are crews who are After inducting about 10,000- "
professionals !in the realm of men in March, the Navy will ready reserve, it was pointedout

search and detection. Using the Shore Duty Billets slop drafting, according to reliable :
latest in anti-submarine devices sources. THIS WOULD MEAN that a

such as radar, electronic counter Although the Bureau of Na man who was drafted into the
Navy men wanting shore duty, and who are holding service before Aug. 9, 1955 could
measures equipment, and sono- down one of 56 rates for which there are immediate open- val Personnel would make no
reduce his active time
buoys, their job is to detect and districts definite statement, it is anti- duty to 18
ings in various naval are likely to get their wish months if he to for .
destroy the Redfin. The unit will"hunt" agreed serve
cipated that with the Navy'sreenlistment .
In releasing the eligible rates,
two and one-half in
years a ready
continuously each day BuPers is trying a new scheme 5, 6, 11ND and PRNC; OMC-9ND; program and the unit-
from dawn until midnight. TE3-11ND R M 3.11 12ND increased number of volunteers reserve training By agree-
-advance publication of current ; ;
ing to this he would be requiredto
needs. If shore needs are filled !in RMSN-5, 11ND and PRNC; YN3- "going so great" the attend

'MinneapolisReserve this way by men with long sea 1, ''5, 6, 11, 12ND' and PRNC; Navy has, definitely decidednot sions with his weekly unit and training to spend ses ,

time, the current openings will YNSN-3, 8, 9ND and PRNC; PNC- to draft more men. 15
days early at a, ummcr train-
Units be republished frequently.. :5, 8, 9, 11ND; PNl-9, 8ND and Defense announced that the
ing camp.
PRNC PN2-11ND. Army would draft 6,000 men
BuPers reports that many Navy Mr. Wilson said if
in the other services adopted,
Train Here men have requested shore duty in PN3-5, 8, 11, 12ND.and PRNC; asking for, none at that time. "something on the order of 100-
areas where po vacancies exist, DK3-5ND; CSC-BND; CS3-1, 5, 000 servicemen would bo eligibla
The drafted
Naval Air Reserve units, VP- and have been disappointed in 11ND; CS2-1,,3,5, 6,11,12,13 ND; in November Navy and December.18,534 men for the early out before Juno

81) and Fasron 815 from NAS getting ashore.. Conversely, some (Please Turn to.Page 8, Col., 5)) 1957.
Minneapolis, reported here Sat naval districts have plenty of "

urday for their annual two weeks shore -billets no one seems to

active duty cruise as part of the want:

Reserve Training Program. If requests for duty in these Wk

Host to the two visiting squad areas where vacancies are plentiful ,;
rons are VP-16 and Fasron 109. don't show up soon, DuPers xn
To provide maximum training for plans to "draft" men from the

their reserve counterpart, VP-16 fleet to fill them. However, !it prefers
is lecturing on the latest ASW to assign only men who want I

developments, aircraft maintenance such assignments. .k 'n,
and the various techniques The fastest way for an eligible %

applied to fulfill a patrol squad Navy man to get shore duty is to .
ron's mission. indicate on his request card that ei

Fasron 109 will support both he will accept duty "anywhere in
: )
units !in line operations, maintenance the U. S." the Navy said. y: t,;,.

and direct technical admin Rates and naval districts where. oK'vo' f
istration to train Naval Air Re vacancies exist ale as follows: t, a ,, :
serve personel. QMC-BND;' RD2-6, 8, ''11 and Y

During the 14 days training, 12ND; TMC-6ND; TM3-1 and .Y1( .

the 'Weekend Warriors" will be 13ND; FT2-5: 6, 8ND; DM2-5: 6, 8, {.
given area familiarization, gun 9 and 11ND and PRNC; MM2--

nery instruction, and have an op 6, 11, 12ND and PRNC; ENC-
__ __M_ _... _
observe VP 18 PRNC MNC-1 4 6ND MNI-1 n
portunity to operations ; ; -
during an ASW problem 3, 5, 13ND; MN2-1, 5ND; MN3-5, VYING FOR THE "CAP"This group of first class petty officers attached to NAS lax are
which will pit Fleet Air Wing 13ND and PRNC;' MNSN12NDand caught in deep thought as they pore over exams for chief petty officer rate. The tests for CPO,
held last the first in series of ileet wlde for officer rates to '
Tuesday, were a exams petty be given
11 units against the sub USS Red' PRNC.
daring February. Exams for P03 were given Tuesday to hundreds in the lax area. Second class Usts
fin. ET2-5, 8ND and PRNC; ET3-1, are scheduled for February 21 and first class, February %8. '


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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 16 February 1956

VfiH-l, Fasron 109. VW-4. VA-172. VA-45 Report

JtlKuf5 Scouting Jacksonville Area Squadrons 11 0

Publribed Thursday for Nary and Marine tcUvltlei at Naval XIrStation.
JackMnvllfe. lla.
NAS. JaeaMivlIUC VAII-l "The Seaman Guard" will have, for further transfer to the USS William. John N.S. Myers hurls-.._---.. Commanding ExecuUvt: Officer Officer If officers and men have recently had the experience and thorough Coral Sea (CVA-43)).
Fleet Air Jatk.u,Wi been halted and challengedby indoctrination necessary to han- I II I Ltjg) Edward M. Connell)
Rear Adm. Dolbcrt S. Corn.'cu __ Command.rOpL sharp looking white helmeted ,
iUchard 0 Greene Chief of. Staff dle their responsible job.Fasron squadron communications and
Flee Air Wlif ECTC guards, and asked to produce sufficient a e athletic officer is in receipt of
Capt Bowen F. WcLeod..,.. L Commander identification when enter- I his
Comdr. Richard Da\l ,....Chief Stall Otflcer 109 orders, releasing him to inactive
Natal Air Tee.alral Tralalac Ce.terCommandlnc ing the VMM Hangar, it is only The Fasron 109 trophy case is duty in the near future.
Capt. Henry C. DeLon Officer the beginning of something new I
Comdr. Edward W. Uishop __ Executive: Officer bulging with elaborate prizes to Carroll D. Barnett, YNSN, was
in the of security.The .
Capt. Benjamin N. AM __ Naval I INAUTU II..U" Commanding Officer way be given away to the winner of married to Pat Conlin of this city.
Capt. L. A. Newton .._,_,.._ __. __ Executive OtflcerCommandlM new arm of security whichIs the horseshoe tournament which Miss Conlin's father, Harold S.!
Officer now in its training stages is has already drawn 60 en- Conlin
Capt. Wilson R. Bartlett operates the U. S. O. herein
Comdr. Laurence F. StcHcnhagen __ Executive Officer being prepared for the arrival of tries. Jacksonville.
the first ADS's. eVW4
The JAX AIR NEWS Is publlxhed l weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station. Lcdr. Charles Hallums reported
Jacksonville Florida, and printed commercially with non4tppronrtated funds "The Seaman Guard," a perm- :
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXO3: P-33, Rev. aboard from the USS Megara
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the anent detachment of men was or- Members of VW-4 previewed
(ARVA( ) 6)) for duty. Lcdr. Hal- a
Naval Air Technical Training Center Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the chief
U. S. Naval Hospital. ganized by leading Joseph lums will assume the duties as film last' week appropriately entitled
Service Information Offlcer- IX Ted Morgan Oppenheimer, and is being trained executive officer, relieving Lcdr. The Hurricane Hunters".
Editor-Andrew H. PlaneyAsst by George A. Craig, BM2. Produced during last
Addison E. Medefind who is to cost
Editor-Beda Moore: Staff RcporteJ'l-JaclI: Holmes. Pill Marion Chief said "The ,.
Cracratt. JO2; Nancy Ward. JOSN. Oppenheimer retire from the Naval Service in ly hurricane season, the film is
The JAX AIR NEWS la a member of the Armeo Forces Press Service security of the squadron has already a documentary on the activitiesof i
AFP3 material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted without May 1956. '
increased 75 to 90 cent
the writtesr Forces Press Service. Rerubllcatlo.ISo-h per Fleet Weather Center locatedin
matter Editor., JAX except AIR"I'h.rctt NEWS. publications U prohibited without el by having our own guard." CHMACII Archie Fowler recently Miami. VW-4 plays a large

Editorial offices located Main Administration Building.: Phone extensions Ltjg) Neil Nokes, found that reported from the USS part in the film in outlining the
8346, 21b and 8164.Must the men weren't kidding. He is Leyte (CVA-32)). Fasron 109 lost efforts that go into hurricane re-
applying for a new identificationcard. two men this week, Eugene R. conniassance work.

The one he had is just about Shiparskl, AB1, was transferredto Produced for eventual releaseto

List Per Diem Travel worn out from throwing it onto ComFairJax for further trans- television media, the film will
the desk each time he made the fer to the USS Lake Champlain I acquaint the public in general
. trip from the parking lot to the (CVA-39)), and James R Goldsmith : with what is being done to reduce
duty office. AB1, was transferred to death and destruction in the wakeof
Allowances in Filing axes By the time the AD35s arrive, Naval Receiving Station, Norfolk powerful tropical storms.

Robert L. Elliot, A02, left VW-4

(This is the fourth in a series of nine articles on federal income, last week for duty aboard the

Ux filing for the year 1955. This article is based on information furnished USS Saratoga.. *

by the Internal Revenue Bureau). Y '
r U I3..Aa 'a VA172All

Military personnel must include ness of the tax ruling, the "best ,r --L; hands enjoyed a squadron
all per diem and travel allow- available figures" may be submit- v party held at the Anchorage Fri-
ances received for temporary ted on 1955 returns where thereare Jv6"i. lay afternoon where refreshmentswere

duty assignments as gross incomeon not exact records of paymentor -i. served and athletic contests
their 1955 tax returns, a re- disbursement. / it were waged between the officers
,cent Internal Revenue Bureau s and enlisted men.
ruling states. Money spent on necessary expenses 1pkt1! In a bitterly fought Softball

The Army has Issued a supple which may include meals, __________ game, enlisted men trounced the
mentary message informing com- lodging and travel, is deductible officers 13 to 4. The squadron'stwo
manders that, in view of the late- under the ruling. Expenses for volleyball stars Ralph Callahan .
personal side-trips or delays can f } ; c< rr ADI, and Edward Winstead,
not be deducted. AD3, boasted( that two good men
The Change will mean more income d F could defeat an entire volleyball

tax to pay in some cases, team. Six officers immediately
less in others. challenged the duo but provedno
EXAMPLE NO. 1 match for Callahan and Win-
CATIIOLIC If a man received $9.00 per diem stead.
Sunday Mass 0800, 0900, allowance for a trip that was a ', Five members of the squadrons

1000 St. Edward's Chapel completed in one day, he might served as blood donors last week.
Saturday 0630. spend only one or two dollarson rr ? They were: William R. Roberts,
Daily 0630. meals. The amount he could ATAN; James R. Poteat, AT3;
PROTESTANTThunday deduct for expenses would be Neal R. McGeachy, ADAN; Kenneth .
16th February I less than the $9.00 he added to E. Love, AN, and Claude II.
1900 All Saints' Choir Re gross income-leaving more tax Brown, AO2.
hearsal. able income. The squadron congratulatesVerlin

Saturday, 18 February EXAMPLE NO. 2 YA S. Sapp, ADI, who shippedover
Catechetical Instruction f: Ja f4v
1000 f cif this week for six:
A man making a longer trip y M1a years.
(Lutherans) for children. might find that hotel bills and James B. .Quinn, ADC, left the
Sunday, 19 February food expense added up to more r rYf,. rW I" e t n1 squadron last week for overseas
0800 Episcopal Communion than his allowance. lie would add shore duty with Fasron 104 at

Service, Chaplain Nickelson. only the amount of the allowanceto NAF, Port Lyautey French, Mor-
0930 Sunday School for ages his gross income, but he could rocco. The squadron welcomes
4, through adults. deduct all his expenses. George Gray, ADC, reported
0930 Service of Divine' Wor-
from NAS Jacksonville
The result would be lower
ship, Chaplain Carpenter. RING-WING AIRCRAFT Operations.
taxable income under the BarrelLikeVTO
Above is an artist's conception
1100 Service of Divine Wor- i .
old system, where the allowancewasn't of the "flying barrel" aircraft
ship, Chaplain Stephenson. reported at all. for which the Navy has awarded VA-45
1900 The United Fellowshipof Aircraft a 'research contract. The Final plans have been completed -
Protestants, Bldg. 804. Tax officials suggested that plane is to be surrounded by a for VA-45's big all hands partyto
servicemen keep some record of cylinder of metal instead of
Monday, 20 February
Under be held February 21. Festivitiesare
StudyA conventional
wings. Inside the
Instruction their expenses, in case deductions
1900 Lutheran
barrel will be the body.' In the slated to begin sharply at 1900
Classes Chaplain Pieper, All are questioned later. new barrell-shaped, vertical area between ,the "ring wing" at the Roosevelt Hotel Ballroom
'Saints' Chapel Disbursing officers will not takeoff. = plane looms In the Navy's and will the body, propellers or Jets in downtown Jacksonville.
1900 Methodist Instruction change W-2 forms, which list only future. rise vertically operate. It like.supposedly a helicopterand will A buffet style dinner will be

Classes Chaplain Carpenter, regular pay. Gross income for The service has awarded fly horizontally like a con served, followed by dancing to
Protestant Chaplains' Office, Bldg. filing purposes should be the a research ventional plane, using either the Green Cove Springs Navy
750. amount on the W-2 forms plus contract for a plane that jets or propellers. band. Entertainment has been
Is surrounded
'1930 Latter Day Saints' Ser- per diem and travel allowance metal instead by of a conventional cylinder of erted in three forms: scheduled and door prizes will be

vice. received. wings. Inside the barrel 1. Air striking the undersideand awarded to the lucky ticket hold
Tuesday, February 21 The Army and Air Force have separated pushing up.
1900 Episcopal Instruction issued bulletins explaining the the a Propellers substantial or apace jets -will Is 2. Air entering the cylinder ers.The current YA-45 shippingover -
Classes Chaplain Nickelson, The from the front and div
new procedure. Navy cover- be In the area between the "ring- 'rushing out program has netted new
Bldg. 563, NATTC Chaplains' Of- ed the change in its annual pam- wing" and the body. the rear at a downward angle. idends as Walter S. Newlan Jr.,
fice. phlet on federal income tax in 3. Air forced to move at increased ADS, and Donald Eichelser, AM2,
1900 Christian Science Serv- formation.-AFPS). Vertical take-off planes elimi speed to get over the up- raised their hands for a six-year
ice. nate the need for costly and bard- tilted top, thus exerting less air re-up. This raises the total to six
1930 Bible Study Group Garden Circle Sets to-defend, airfields, the most vulnerable pressure than the slower air underneath men who have shipped over since
Bldg. 804. part of any air force. the plane (this is the the Blackbirds returned from
Thursday, March 1 Friday GatheringJax The plane would blast off with principle of the conventional their Med cruise in November '55.
1900 All Saints' Choir Re- Navy Garden Circle will its nose pointed skyward then wing). Reporting to VA-45 this week
hearsal.ST. meet at 0930 Friday at the Off! level off to an almost horizontal The Navy research contract was Carlton A. Watson, AOC,
LUKE'S CHAPEL cers Club. Mrs. G. R Mills will position. A slight uplift is expected was given to Kaman Helicopter from NAS Brunswick, Maine. He
(Naval Hospital, Protestant speak on "Japanese Flower Ar- to give enough lift to keep the I Corp. of Bloomfield, Conn., which will share the VA-45 ordnance
0930 Sunday School Nursery. rangements". All members are plane up. manufactures helicopter for the chiefs duties with Herbert Hoop-
0930 Divine Worship. urged to be present. The new plan's lift will be tx- Navy and Marine Corps.! engardner.I .

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16 February: 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page ThreeBreathe :

Fertile Frog Replacing Rabbit In -1 (;LC. ''tgjiigir

Determining Pregnancy In Women

Rana pipiens-the humble

garden frog-like Tubby the, ''.''''' 1 .

easy again, gals. The Tuba has earned his "spot i in 1PU& "" 'ia;...

- book-worm phase has passed, at Nature's Symphony. Neitherthe .; ,. az

least for six more months. Your "oompa" of Tubby nor the _. ,
shipmates will by: this time be croak of Rana is responsible, '$ (Prepared by the NATTC LIbrarian

back to normal with the third however, for the latter's suc-. for all Navy librariansin

r. class exams far behind them. Asa cess. the area).

' result of all the studying done i Having crowded the rabbit en- } V'4a The Naval Genius Of George "

around the barracks, there should. tirely out of the competition, the in Washington: It is definitely a good

r be many new stripes ready to be I ordinary frog is giving Its imported t American custom to recognize his

sewed on in. May. cousin from South Africa __ : birthday each year, but it has not

l "a run for the Navy's money," as \ > been the custom to recognize

Ten women reservists flew shown by its sole use at the Na- Washington's thought for and use

\ down from the cold lands of Missouri val Hospital here for almost five \ of sea strategy. This interesting

] and Minnesota to enjoy the years in the making of pregnancy j" volume provides a vivid commen

warm rays of the Florida sun tests on wives of servicemen. ;; s tary on the forces which were a ,
their week cruiseat 4 6 cA 6 mn decisive factor
on two training in winning the
NEEDING LESS attention '
than : ; NAS Cecil Field and-NAS Jax. its predecessor 'the rabbit, the \.;,{ ...:,: \ Revolutionary War.. <

:'.' ,,>''<": '. Farewell To Valley Forte: A
frog tells the story under cheaper '...$ >:" '. : #
Softball enthusiasts* Now is and' speedier conditions \ ; new novel with the traditional,
ac- ,.. ,
the time to make use of the warm cording to Lcdr. S. Steven Barren :: ; f .f:: .,. accent on that fateful winter-

temperatures and start getting the officer in charge of the lab ,#, ,..: .:.. ". I :-' the bravery, the treachery' the

kinks out for the coming season. oratory at the Naval Hospital. :; i hopes and outcome with a detail

Advanced info 'states that the Arriving from South Carolina, : : ( / >.' E ed account of the Battle of Monmouth -

first practice session will be held by mail the frogs are immediately tJII\: t .:i) woven into a good novel.

on March 13 at the Waves dia refrigerated in the laboratory hydrator F.'ik' The Revolutionary War: James

mond. Lt. Matt Kurlich, last season's where they live in an Induced : ,, '.: ::;.J i.; : ......:,a. Street is usually associated with
coach will handle the job state of hibernation need books about the Civil War, but
again this year. 'I NOW IT'S TilE FROG TEST Herman Ensor, HM2, tech don't miss this delightful ."
I ing no food, no care, no cage. The nician at the Naval Hospital laboratory, injects a garden frog commentary .
'S cost'to the Navy is $4.25 a dozenor with strum containing blood from a woman whose pregnancy is sub-titled "a de-mythed
Plans are hi full swing for an about 36 cents apiece. to be established. Faster and cheaper than his imported cousin account of how' the thirteen col- '

all-day outing sponsored by the from South Africa, the ordinary frog "can tell" within one hour, onies turned a world upside
Station After he is injected with the or at the most within three hours whether or not the case is down..
some of the
serum containing either the urineor positive.
girls from Jacksonville, which the blood of Rag, Tag: and Bobtail: Much of
will be held in the near future.: he-is a pregnant woman frog used in some Naval Hospitals piece of raw liver once a week. the material for this volume is '
At a barracks meeting Monday which is examined placed on a glass slide imported by air, costs the I The answer is given in about 6 from journals and diaries from
at intervalsof
evening the Waves decided to,be 30 minutes for Navy about eight dollars each but to 12 hours. both sides of the controversy, but
hostesses to the girls and invite sperm cells he can be used about 12 times, according "Tests such as this are not it is particularly the story of the

I them to the Naval Air Station for stimulation may deposit as a the result of the i to a recent report. She is deemed necessary in the large men of the Continental Army who ,

an afternoon of fun, and sightseeing present if the by hormones the only frog known to carry majority of cases, explained Dr. did the actual fighting.
woman is pregnant.The .
throughout the entire Barron. "The importance of the
with eggs year.
a picnic at the Wave's In
test case you'd like to browse
area behind the barracks. A may prove positive with Her species is Zen opus Laevis. test lies in being able to diagnose
committee in one hour or at the most within through books on the period and
This female salientia must have quickly special cases, such as
was nominated to
meet the third hour. make your own choice, your lib
for a dwelling a one gallon jar acute appendicitis or tubal
and start the ball rolling. I preg rary has plenty of material in
S THE FEMALE SOUTH African! of water and for rations a tiny nancy. history
strateev. biography and
Carol Shimer chief fiction. .
master at ,

arms of Barracks 723, is preparingto DOD Gives Exchanges The Sea Around Us: Among the

depart after 2%' years on the new books received during the

Station. Carol will be married past few weeks is this latest Carson !

tomorrow afternoon to Frank Commissaries BackingThe book for those who were" \

Lawlor at the All Saint's Chapel intrigued by the Sea Around Us "

and after discharge next week and Under The Sea Wind. This
Defense stands firm in its that
will travel to San Department, position is
Diego, her one titled The Edge Of The
exchange stores and commissaries benefit (
military personnel
future husband's new duty sta Sea; tells of sea life that existsin
and should be continued.This (Personnel are Invited to visit
shallow waters. It should make
the USO Servicemen's Club at 37
S policy was reaffirmed in is of another beautiful movie
privilege one symbol mem- is too!
W. Monroe St. The Club
Wedding bells have sounded a recent report by the DOD following in the open
military commu- from 0900 to 2330 daily). Ten North Frederick Street( (:
for three an extensive study of the "
Waves during the past nity. O'Hara's
latest. (Remember his
Thursday, Feb. 16 2000, Sur-
three weeks. Newlyweds are: Hoover Commission's recommen- SSO prise Night and Games. Pipe Night and a Rage.To Live?)

Sarah Marrs, Doris Williams, and within dations on business enterprises The maintenance of these facilities Friday, Feb. 17 2000, Girl Story presents a microscopic view
Jean Gazso. the military structure.
for the benefit of armed of the Month dance and Valentine of people of a small Pennsylvaniatown.
The DOD agreed with nine of forces personnel and their dependents party. Orchestra dance by NATTd .
Don't forget to send that card the commission's 12
major recommendations involves basic factors of Jumping Jacks. Skin Diving: And Exploring:

for cheery recovery to your shipmates on business'enter morale and the military pay Saturday, Feb. 18 1000, Open Underwater: The time is now for 4
in the Hospital. They're prises and said that of its
many scale, which cannot be over- House all day. 2000, dance. assembling gear to follow this
waiting to receive it. proposals already had been adopted. looked the report added.
Sunday, Feb. 19-Coffee Hour, very popular sport-hobby. A former
The DOD, also rejected a pro off to church. 1730, Vespers and instructor of the Navy frogmen

54 Begin O posal that consideration be givento refreshments by Riverside Presbyterian and a professional diver
However, the DOD termed det- contracting out exchange store gives the
Church. 2000, Free movie pointers you'll want for
rimental to service morale rec- operations.: The department said full enjoyment.

Classes At ommendations that would limit this was considered previously, :-
Monday, Feb. 20 1900, Ping Florida Fish And Fishing: An-
commissaries and exchanges onlyto but concluded it not
was practical
pong games. other timely for the
one ever pre-
AGO SchoolFiftyfour isolated areas; prohibit the without substantially Increasingprices Tuesday, Feb. 21 2000, Bin- sent fisherman! The author claims
selling of items such
as or curtailing special serv- go, dancing, games.Wednesday that Florida "is the nearest thing
U. S. Navy Ensignsand watches and cameras, and increase ice activity.
Feb. 22 2000, to a fisherman's heaven that you
a lieutenant from the Bra- prices to cover all opera- SSO
Orchestra dance. can find without
zilian Navy this week began tional costs.It leaving the
The commission also asked thatmilitary 000The U. S." Gives. pertinent data anda
classes in Aviation Ground Officers was pointed out In the report St.
Augustine USO will wealth of information about
School at the Naval Air personnel be penalized
that such curtailed service
join forces with
the Lyceum Ser fishing in this fisherman's
Technical Training Center; "would work against current I for reselling goods purchased in vicemen's Center for a special para

The class will be graduated efforts to retain career person-" exchanges, but the DOD said that Valentine Buffet and Dance, to dise.This Is My Best Humor: Collec-

April 6 after completing the nel." such a policy has long been in be held in Lyceum Ballroom on tion of stories, poems and car-

eight-week training course. The DOD reasons that an ex- effect.A the evening of Saturday, Feb. 18, toons selected by the authors as
Lt. Jose Oliveria is the Bra- change is more than just a shop- from 2000 to 2300. their own favorites Good for
that the
zilian Officer attending. ping center and "the U.
All Servicemen from Naval Air chuckles and some downright
S. comptroller general'soffice
Station are cordially invited to good guffaws. _...
I Returnedll make a complete survey of'exchanges attend. Girls will be present .

Academy Wash-outs May Be \ "to determine for its own I from Jacksonville and St. Augus- :

Enlisted men who resign among other students is only and public understanding" the tine, and special features will include Supervisors LocarTo

from the service 'academieswill nine percent, it was pointedout. !.real cost of operation and what prizes, Intermission enter- Meet Feb. 21
have to finish out their benefits tainment and a special buffet
"fringe really are, was
enlistment period if the approval served during the evening The next regular meeting of .
by the House Armed The purpose of the bill Is endorsed by the DOD. + the National Association of Su

Services committee of such a to prevent men from accepting The department concluded thatit On the first day of school the pervisors, Local No. 11, will be

bill is any indication. academy appointments as a "will actively participate or as- teacher explained that if anyone held Feb. 21 at'1930 at the YWCA

Some 20 percent of those way of getting out of the ser sist in any future studies which had to go to the washroom he 325 East Duval Street. .

appointed to the academies vice. One example was a man be required" concerning should hold up two fingers. One Delegates who attended the /
may exchange -
from enlisted ranks resign who resigned, three days after puzzled little boy plaintively national convention will make
while the rate of resignations .he entered the academy store and commissary asked: "How's that going to their report. All members are

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'NavCat Team Gives Scoop ---h---------i-----___ I II 14 States

j : On Navy Career, BenefitsA t Have No

ComFairJax NavCat team (Naval Career Appraisal Team)
.. comprised of an officer, a chief, and a white hat brought to Navy

Wives Club, Branch -86, members last week the facts each sailor' I__ r : fb (This (is the second of a series
must consider before he makes a decision regarding his future [ jd of articles on state income Ux
whether the choice be a Naval career or that of a civilian. laws).

Vsing a host of gimmicks and Fourteen states do not have
gadgets- charts, flash cards, a assistance program). _________ income tax and in two others an....

magic blackboard, posters, color, Vacation provisions, special I Ohio and Pennsylvania-only certain

and motion (all "visual aids'* to pay (sea, flight, submarine pay localities collect taxes.If .

the educator) -Richard Arrington increase with each pay grade), you maintain a home in one

AOl, outlined the factors reenlistment bonuses (can total of these states or if you are serv
considered by "men who go servicesaving i ing in one of them, none of your
places." George R. Merritt, AOC, $2,000 during 20 years' ; Ine-ome-from the 'service or froman

:and Lt. D. A. Barksdale, the other plan ((41* on the Paymaster off-duty )hours job-is subject

members of the team, aided in Savings Plan-$30 put aside to state income tax.

I answering questions the forum, each month during four-year enlistment The states where no tax is

I which followed the illustrated totals $1,550)* )'. assessed are: Connecticut, Flor

lecture. ladder ida, Illinois, Maine, Michigan,
JOB SECURITY, pay and allowances .Promotion offered INQUIRING WIVES Mrs;: Bette Corson (left) asks a pertInent ,Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey,
advancement, job pur- through efficiency, schools, train- question as the NavCat team opens the forum which followed Rhode Island, South Dakota
ing, examinations; opportunitiesfor a presentation the team's program last Wednesday before ,
pose, family security job ,prob- Texas
shown Washington, West Virginia -
a 'co'm'niission'liniit( the Navy Wives Club, Branch 8G. Great eagerness was ,by
lems, education and training, Integration the group to understand all phases of Navy life. The"NavCats are and Wyoming.Here .
home ownership, and retirementwere officer, warrant officer,, ,(left to right) George Merritt, AOC.Richard;: Arlington, A01; and briefly are the income tax
analyzed on parallel levels temporary officer, NROTC, Lt. Dave Barksdale, of ComFairJax. setups in the other states and
for both the civilian and for the Officer Candidate School programs territories; :

Navy career man by the able and and appointments to the Deals ALABAMA-Returns, must be
Naval Supply Department
enthusiastic aviation
first-class filed for a net income of at least
ordnanceman, who presented the A TREMENDOUS security pro $1,500 if single, at least $3,000 if

main portion of the program. gram at no cost to the Navy career married or head of family. Personal

I Pointing out some of the advantages man was broken down to Much With Small BusinessIn exemptions are $1,500 if

of a Navy career, Arlington six months' .death gratuity, free single, $3,000 if married or headof

I listed the following: serviceman's indemnity insur- introducing Senator George A. Smathers, (D.Fla.), main family and $300 for each de

Payroll ,guaranteed by UnclSam ance social security (credit ac speaker at the Southeastern States Armed Servics Small Business pendent. Return and declaration

; job not subject to strikes ecumulated, at the rate of $160 a Conference held here Monday and Tuesday, Capt. James J. Mc- are due by April 15. Payments

I shortages, or recessions; world month), burial benefits, and mis- Kinstry, NAS Jacksonville Supply Officer, revealed some interesting may be made in installments.
conditions demand the mainte- cellaneous (in event of husband's statistics. Members of the armed forces out i

I nance of a strong Navy; regular death dependent travel allowanceand According to records for the side the U.S. may defer filing until

(basic pay increases with both free transportation of house- calendar year 1955, he said, 18,992 military contracts. 30 days after they return to
hold effects along with wife's .
i service and promotion. the U.S.
orders and contracts, or 72.4 per
IIIDDEN PAY in form of allowances commissary privileges, medicalcare cent of the Department's total Plans for the conference 'were ALASKAAll active-service

and fringe benefits suchas benefits, and civil service purchase transactions, were made by Lt. Paul Bruening, NAS pay is exempt. Returns must be

food and shelter, clothing, hos- preferences). placed in small business concerns.Of Procurement Officer, and John & filed on an income of at least

pitalization, insurance, social security The benefits of the government the total dollars spent, 63.2 Colvin, NAS Small Business spe $600 from sources within the ter

income tax (only base pay life insurances would come from per cent went to small business.In cialist. The conference convenedin ritory. Exemptions are $600 for

and sea pay taxes), retirementa National Service Life Insurance, procurement in excess ofI I Building 200 with membershere taxpayer, $600 for spouse and

( new career can begin at 38)), Servicemen's Indemnity insurance $1,000, 136 contracts, or 73.1 per from procurement districtsand $600 for each dependent. Return

additonal savings (at exchange, Veterans' Administration cent of the total number, were ordnance depots of thermy, and payment are due April 15 but
small stores, gas station, cobbler benefits, social security, Uniform placed with small business con Navy and Air Force in South a serviceman can pay as late as I

shop, movies, hobby shop, legal Contingency Option Act of 1953, cerns, representing 63.2 per cent Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama six months after discharge if his
hospitalization or disability on of the total dollar value. Tennessee and Louisiana. ability to pay is impaired becauseof
long-term basis. .. his service.
Medical Staff .. ARIZONA-IOOO active serv
The local Supply Department 53 Officers ice is
pay exempt. Returns must
Arrives For Green Cove Donates said, Captain McKinstry, is the : be filed if you are single and hada

1,000 To Navy Relief fifth lishment largest in the in the number Naval of Estab' pur- Take Exams you net are income married of at and least had $1,000 a net ,income if-

12-Day TourFlying A $1,000 check has been presented chase transactions. of at least $2,000. A gross

I to the Navy Relief Societyby Senator Smathers advised about For Promotion income of $5,000 also is taxable.

a two-star flag denoting Naval Station Green Cove 40 procurement specialists and Some 53 officers in the Jacksonville Exemptions are $1,000 if single,
) the presence aboard of an representatives Army, Navy $2,000 if married or head of a
Admiral, the Naval Hospital is Springs. and Air Force procurement districts area, previously foundfit household and $600 for each de
host this week and next to Rear Derived from proceeds from the and ordnance depots i in and recommended for promotion I- pendent.

Adm. Thomas F. Cooper, Inspec- annual Charity Fund Drive held South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama by a Selection Board, appeared Returns are due April 15 but

tor-General, Medical, from the at Green: Cove, the check was Florida, Tennessee and Lou Monday before the Navy payment may be made in install
Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, presented by Capt. C. C. Day, isiana, to keep completely and Supervisory Examining Board I in ments. Members of the armed

Washington, D. C. commanding officer of NAS Green fully informed on all legislation, Building 955 to receive writtenprofessional forces Outside the U.S. may defer

On a 12-day tour of the Jack Cove Springs, to Comdr. John N. directives and Defense Depart- examinations for payment and filing returns until

sonville area, he and his staff of Myers, executive officer of NAS; ment regulations pertaining to promotion commander to lieutenant, lieutenant 180 days after release or termina

three Medical Service Corps officers -: Jax. small business procurement S of and commander. tion of the emergency, whichever
are inspecting medical faci- 33 different activities is earlier.

lities at all Naval installations. from seven area commands, were (The list of 'state tax laws Mill

Members of his staff are ; ::' represented appeared before in the the board group which be continued).-(AFFS). _
,Comdr. K. E. Schweinfurth, exe- Rear .
by Adm. Delbert S. Corn-
cutive asistant; Lcdr. K. L. John-
well, Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville
son, Comptroller Division of Bu-
senior officer ...
6 .. present,
Med; and Lt. Frank B. Sontag in afloat. -
charge of food service. Admirals Visit
as The largest
The group, totaling 46,
inspection schedule reads:
Arrive Jacksonville were lieutenants taking examInation Vice Adm. Charles} R. Brown,
Feb. 12 inspect
Naval d4 -. for promotion to lieutenant Deputy Commander in Chief U.
Hospital, Feb. 13-17
Naval Air Station commander. Also included in the S. Atlantic Fleet, and Rear Adm.
Feb. 20; NA
group were five lieutenant junior Charles L. Melson, Deputy Chief
Field and NATTC, Feb. 21
grades and two lieutenant com of Staff CincLantFIt, toured NAS
Green Cove Springs, Feb. 23; de- manders.The .
Jacksonville' and local Naval
part for Miami, Feb. 24.
As Inspector-General Medical & \\; exams covered three broad bases Monday as part of .an extensive
areas: executive, operations and orientation visit to various
Admiral Cooper visits medical!
0 nation-wide military ,establish-
facilities wherever there'are U.S., .
Members of the board administering ments.
Navy men-at Naval Installations -
.". (. ; the .
throughout the nation and those exams included Comdr. visiting admirals met with
dotted dbout the world. R. H. Phillips, NAS Jax 0 & R, Rear Adm. Delbert S. Cornwell,
\1.: senior member; Lcdr. R. M. Waters Commander Fleet Air Jackson
The I.
Medical Corps officers \
: NAS Cecil Field;'Lcdr. J. B. ville, and other top naval officers
accompanying the Admiral are Wells, 'Fasron 109; Lcdr. B. E. prior to a helicopter tour of NAS

specialists in their line and pay ",,: ':'_ __ Colkitt, NATTCenter; Lcdr. R. M. Cecil Field, the Mayport Carrier
attention to the ad-
'- 'w;"" LaRue, NAS Cecil Field. Recorder Basin, and Naval Station Green
ministrative aspects of the medI- PROMOTION EXAMS Some 53 officers' from various commands
was Ltjg( ) D. C. Fisher Cove Springs.
cal installations visited. Admiral in the Jacksonville area selected for promotion in three VC
ranks, appeared before the Supervisory Examining Board here 62. Adm. Brown recently assumedhis
t 'Cooper, while overseeing the entire Monday. The two officers on the left, Lcdr. William Dewey .. new post from
I inspection, concentrates on (front),of Squadron ZP-2,NAS Glynco, GL and Lt. Arthur Adams, A woman is happy if she has Washington
I the professional aspects such a;1 of Fighter Squadron 14, Fleet Air Jacksonville, have just completed two duty where he served as Navy
i training, intern program and exams and turn them over to the Board. Board members on : Furniture' to move Member of the Joint Strategic
j the right are Comdr. Rupert Phillips, (left) senior member of the around, and a husband to move Survey Committee, Joint Chiefsof
I personnel. Examining Board, and LtJg( ) Donald Fisher, board recorder.: it around for her. Staff.r .

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I 'I 1ft'II. I Federal Service Data |

Some very important legislation Involving Federal workers is

SALTY HUMOR FROM k : 'f' r bps pending before Congress, giving promise of an eventful 1956 for
government workers.
Two major Federal employee
extensive appeal rights for non-
issues this year appear to be the
some .
veteran employees.
help bewitch; proposals for com pre hens i lye
others health' insurance and for coordinated iII' 4. Bill to increase the $14,800 a
On '
All they do is itch. II' Civil Service retirement- year classified pay ceiling to $17-

social security coverage. 500 a year..

Still the best definition of an However, other non-major yet
5. A longevity pay system for
important pieces of legislation are
is Chinaman's des-
automobile a !
diem "blue'collar' em
( I on the docket in l Congress. They per
of the.first one he ever .
cription following ployees. At present the .govern '
include the :
saw back in the early'1900's.lIere ment's 800,000 per diem workers
1. A' PROPOSAL to protect em-
it is: "No pushee, no pullie, no are paid a daily or hourly rate
cuts in
ployees against salary
hon>ie, no mulie; but still the according to their grade. There
of I
cases ,downgrading. -
thlnga majig goes like helliel" Bill :is no provision for time in grade.
2. 'obtain official recognition -
,an4 bargaining rights for 1 .
There've been lots of pro and k THE Commis-
Y.rc 3 3. Federal employee) unions. CIVIL SERVICE
con about the United Nations but sion will the first
3. Legislation to permit. more soon publish
the hillbilly came up with .the j of a series of Employee Facts

unique argument when asked his J Leaflets designed to give Federal
opinion: of the United Nations employees a better understanding

Organization."I'm of the major features of the
it: Just it he
ag'in ag'in ..__..........m_._._..._.. a. ..__.V4'_....'m...waoR..Hsi Federal career system.
said, "After singin' My Country'Tis'
SAFETY IN NUMBERS Exactly 580 accident-free days had Developed in cooperation withan
of Thee' all these I'll
years passed on Monday of this week when the safety committee of
be danged if I'm goin to bust my Naval Hospital maintenance division assembled to "chalk up" Its Interagency Advisory Group
brains tryin' to learn 'My Coun- all-time high record. Happy and proud of their accomplishment .;.,, r committee, the series will cover .
tries 'Tis of Those'l" are the heads of the various divisions who make up the safety such subjects as the new incentive
committee. They are: (left to right, below) Lt. Thomas L. Craw- awards program, retirement,
ford, head of the maintenance division; James D. Harrison lead- employees' groups life insurance,
The practice of putting womenon ingman; Charles Tarver, machine shop; Angus Hague, carpenter: -
pedestals began to die out Kramer Morgan, grounds and roads. Top (left to right) Robert position classification, career opportunities -
Scott, electrician; Ellington Johnston, plumber; William H. Evans and the civil service
when it was observed that they refrigeration; John Balanky, painter; Edwin Hinson, laundry; and appointment system. The Com-

could give orders better from William M. Fair, trucks. 53':_SL mission will urge agencies to

that position. make full distribution of the ma
Naval Boasts terial to their employees.
Overheard one girl indig Hospital .
nantly to the other: "Here I was
all ready to refuse him and he IN A RECENT report, the
didn't even ask me.:" 580 Days Without LTAMaintenance 4S F House Civil Service committee

revealed that the government is

Never praise a woman too and safety at the Naval Hospital dwell "deep in saving some $21 million yearly

highly. If you stop she'll think the heart" of the personnel who know the, show must go on both because federal workers are us
to ,the saving of human lives. ing less sick leave.
you don't love her any more. It night and day in an activity adjunct ,

you keep it up she'll soon thinkshe's An all-time high record in safety ing back to July 13, 1954. The committee suggests annual
momentum each day as savings of some $50 million if
too for gains
good you.
Lt. Thomas Crawford, head of CONTINUOUS VIGILANCE sick leave were further reducedby
these men and women quietly go the Maintenance Division, and Checking on an electrical test
12 hours
about the work that mechanicallykeeps board a vltrohm potential ad- per employee per
J To rich must learn to
get you James Harrison, leadingman, give
hospital services function- juster an instrument used in year. The reports said that sick
make money faster than you can credit for the current safety record the eye, ear, nose and throat leave used averaged between sev-
spend it. From here on, it's easy. I ing. A total of 580 days withouta to the safety committee of department is Robert Scott en and eight days in the govern-
I accident of Mon- NavaHospital's
555 lost-time as head electrician of the
I each division, the continuous ment, compared with six days in
for the 75 maintenance division.
have passed '
day, per-
A dog trainer says, 'Treat a education and to
whose is thana safety program I' The maintenance division is private industry. A committee
dog with kindness, pet him often sons vigilance more the earnest individual employee. called upon frequently to per- spokesman asserted that the government
teed him well and he'll never part of their jobs, a period dat-. form work on such hospital
be shouldbe
figure and
SOME OF THE hazard pointed -
leave you. The same system reduced.NATTCenler. (
out were the hydraulic system
VF-103 Donates $246
usually works with husbands. the ojC the maintenance division. .
used in the operating tables
555A To Polio Fund DriveAll explosive vapors of the operatingrooms Safety education here means a
man can spend a lifetime manifold lecture, an informal talk, and sug- .
gaining experience and acquiring hands of Fighter Squadron the oxygen bank system gestions once a week in each division -

wisdom and become a damn- 103 demonstrated their generosity involving the oxygen under direct supervisionof
and its outlets, and the electrical Undergoing
ed fool in just one minute. during the January Polio fund Harrison. A movie dealing with .
sockets which must be geared to
.!*' drive by donating $246.83' to this instruments requiring varied and the dangers and prevention of accidents -

Woman to a detective agency: worthy cause. is often scheduled for all Inspection
"I want my husband and the The squadron's leading chief, flexible voltage.A divisions at the Hospital theater.
other woman followed night and Leslie Garner, ADC, organizedthe change-over to a complete THE MORALE and enthusiasmof More than 4,000 military per- :
will sonnel at the Naval Air Technical _
electrical system t
initiative.At grounded
day and a complete report on drive on his own these men and women is amaz- '
what she sees in him." the end of the month Chief soon be accomplished as part of ing in their refusal to be deterredby Training Center were reviewed

Garner delivered the money to the safety program. So far the circumstances. Such is the case today by Rear Adm. Frank Akers,

A good wife is not simply the the Jacksonville chapter of the most .hazardous areas have been as they fabricate instruments or Chief of Naval Air Technical

one who gets the best husband March of Dimes and contributedit changed over such as the oper- gadgets needed at the moment by Training, in ceremonies at noon.

I but the one who makes the best toward the purchase of an iron ating rooms, the treatment room the doctor in an emergency 'situ A 24-Officer and civilian inspection ,

of the husband she gets. lung. physical therapy, and all shops ation. Perhaps it is this same party arrived this week

spirit that goes into making a with the Admiral for :the occasion

long-time safety record at the the annual personnel and

t ,,4'M _{ Hospital Maintenance Division. administrative Inspection. ;--.

__ 4 This is not the- only safety rec- Included in the group was Capt.

ord that has come to the Naval George R. Luker, commanding

M i hospital. Presented simultaneously officer of NATTCcnUr, Memphis,

4 in 1955 with two awardsthe as guest inspector.The .
t :
f fi
Secretary: of Navy's Motor advance party arrived Mon-

Vehicle and the Industrial Acci- day and included Lt. Col. J. W.

dent Prevention Awards for the Pindexter; Comdr. W. B. O'Neil;
.c E ,
: year of 1954-the Hospital was Comdr. H. L. Turner;; Lcdr. L. C.

the only activity on the base to Pollock; Lcdr. E. M. Yonts; Lcdr.

4 i? t receive both honors at that time. F. A. Michalek; Lt. C. W Moses;

:'4J: ; Q>' s IIEAD MEN FROM each divi Lt. J. T Peddy; Lt. L. R. Bauer;

sion on the safety committee are and Mr. J. C. Howland (civilian).

< Robert P. Scott, electrical; Kramer The rest of the party included

f Y- G. Morgan, grounds and Capt. D. B. Brokenshire; Capt. .

roads; Ellington M. Johnston E. M. Jarris, Jr; Capt. R. D.
( plumbing;; Angust B. Hague, car- Koepke; Comdr. G. M. Fisher;

penter; John F., Balanky, paint; Comdr. J. J. Munson; Comdr. H.

... Edwin R. Hinson, laundry; Wil E. Hanset; Lcdr. G. H. G. Web-

_} ,'.__."':....>___ ....._.<:. : ._. .-...,-.-..--"'YiW...M-..._-!-:-'_...o Al{.'n'nrvWNI...:... ...._. liam M. Fair, truck; Henry E. ster; Lcdr. A. S. Waters; Lt R. L.

SURPRISE PARTY Surrounded by five different "bosses">> she has wicked under during her Woods, engine room; William 1[. Hendrickson; Lt. E. B. Barnett; Lt.

13 years employment at Overhaul and Repair Department, Mrs. Marguerite Quagllano cuts the Evans, refrigeration; Charles C. C. D. MacDonald; Lt. L. M. Ram
cake during a surprise party in her honor. A complete surprise, the occasion was arranged by supervisors Tarver, machine. sey; and G. R. Swart (civilian).
of Dispatch Division, Production Planning Group, as a token of appreciation for Mrs. Quagllano's Most of these men have been .
efforts and cooperation during her years In the 0 ft R Department and in view of her departure -
Left to employees :at the Naval Hospital Mother: "What did 'you learnat
from 0 ft R. She has taken a promotional transfer to the Public Works Department.
right are Ira' Strlckland, supervisory production process specialist (aircraft); Jerome Porwell, since its commissioning in 1941. your first day of school
master mechanic, Superintendent Assembly Division; Mrs. Quagllano; Claude Cribbs, master mechanic Mrs. Pearl Warren, secretary, is Boy; "Nothing, mother, but I
Superintendent Power Plant Division; Charles Hart master mechanic, Superintendent Avionics learned lot during "
the safety statistician. sure a recess. "
\ Division; and Clayton Ferry, production control specialist, Superintendent Dispatch Division. I



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Crackerj Drop Two; ,.M r r NAS-O & R Keg

Ir '
League FightBecomes

I :; Hit The Road This WeekThe TightPlanning

Jax Navy Crackerjax hit r--
No. 2 still out in
downed by Orlando Rebels
the road this 'weekend in their ,
40-21. front of the NAS-O&R Bowling
f:,: final two warm-up games before
Loop this week, despite a 3-0
the State and District tournaments Pat Ashcraft, CrackerJax j team Y eY '
r t drubbing at the hands of Cowling
start February 26. captain was the only one able
Shop which moved into fourth
to hit the basket consistently in
Saturday the CrackerJax j are
\ over skidding Planning No. I,
: billed against Orlando Air Force the weekend tussles. She tallied Assembly also pulled a mild

Base and Sunday they play Orlando 17 points in both tilts. upset in a crucial match with

:f:" Rebels, both games being- The guard play of Ginny Flo- e b y Accessories by downing the spare-

''j" in Orlando' dine, however, :was a bright spOtIn parts boys, 2-1, to climb within
:, In a brace of tilts last week- the loss, as the newcomer a game of second and a game anda

\' end against civilian teams the handled herself, well in the defense half of first.

( Waves took a beating. Friday post. c' ONLY 2U GAMES NOW separ-*

night they lost to Jax Prudential 4 } ate the first five teams in the

,'. 54-38, and Sunday were I Four Claim PrizesIn circuit and the reins of leader-

ship may change hands,a numberof

:;: FairJax, VAi72Hold [ Blind BogeyFour t- -1 closes times in ,ApriL before the schedule

winners popped up out of One of the big developmentsof

;: Leads In some 45 entries last Saturday ina the week came on an individ

regular weekend Blind Bogey ,.,, ual basis Bill oj
"'''''-'''-'''' Osterhage

f MainsideBowlingComFairJax contest at the Station golf course. GOLDEN GLOVES WINNERS Marine sergeant Rudy Lara the Cowling shop scored a record-

The tourney's lucky numberwas (right) and Marine Ffc Steve Perry, winners of awards in the, smashing new set total of 657

"77", drawn out of a hat at Jacksonville Golden Gloves tournament, wear victory smiles. with three 200-plus games of 224,
and VA-172's Blue- Lara captured. the 160-pound open title and a trip to New York
the conclusion of the afternoon'sactivities.
bolts clung to slim leads in their eliminations, while Perry was awarded the "best sportsman" tro- 218 and 215. OsterhageVfineshowing
respective divisions of the Main- Qualifying for the merchandise phy. With them Is team coach Bob Perkins. broke the old set recordof .

side, Bowling League this week prizes were Rod Pinney, 649 held by C. B. Adams.

Comdr. William Winslow, F, G. ADAMS AND 'EV BROCK remained -
while the overall
league picture
tightened up just a bit. Curry and Bill Lind. Mittmen Falter In GG Finals; tied for the individuallead

Pinney had a 79 with a two- with the league's, highest
The Bluebolts took first
over stroke handicap for his 77, with average" 'of 177. M:. D. Hesse is
place in the National division Lara Lone Title Winner
Winslow firing a 97 and choosinga Rudy third with a 173 average and
with a 4-0 victory over their
handcap of 20. Curry shot a Osterhage is fourth with a 171.
intr rivals the Hotshots
-squadron -
102 with a 25-stroke deficit, and Minus a single veteran boxer Current standings:
and maintained that margin Navy boxing in the All-Navy .
Lind correctly picked a handicapof from the 1955 Golden Gloves ring .Team Won Lost Pet.
while VF-22, had an tournaments at San and
runner-up Diego
32 to go with his 109 total Plan. No. 2 37.5 19.5 .658
Idle week. The two teams were team, Jax Navy's green squad Oakland in 1949-50, his ring car-
Accessories 37 20 .649
.tied for first last week. the season. copped second place in the novice eer was stopped by the Korean Assembly 38 21 .632

THE AMERICAN division front Standings as of Tuesday (A.M.): division and a fourth place in conflict when he was sent over Cowl. Shop 35 22 .614

runners, ComFairJax, hung a 3-1 National DivisionTeams the open division of the Jacksonville seas.For Plan. No. 1 33 24 .579

defeat on eighth-place Special W L Pct I Golden Gloves tournament I five years he kept his mittsin Pro. Plan 32 25 .561
Services and the lead VA-172 Bluebolts- 3 .850
kept over !last week. mothballs and then reportedto Supply 39( 27 .526
who downed both FAW- VF-22 13 3 .812 .
Supply Coach Bob Perkins about five Metals Div. 29 28 .509
11 and 0 & R by 3-1 scores. VC-62 15 5 .750 Rudy Lara, the 160-pound Ma- weeks ago "just to get in condi Electric Shop--.y_ 27 30 .474
In general, individual performances VA-44 12 4 .750 rine sergeant from Naval Air tion." Prevailed upon to enter Machinists 27 30 .474
lower VP-16 ..11 5 .688 Weapons System School, was the
were slightly + the Double Gees, he was unableto Mast. & Fore. 23 31 .456
in weeks and 10 Communications. 8 .600 lone champion of the six: Jax
previous only get down to his fighting weightof Emer. Rep 26 31 .465
500-or-better set Fasron 6 11 9 .550 finalists. Lara'copped the title in
players posted 147- pounds in the brief time Engineering 25 32 .439
in contrast to nearly twice VAII-1 11 9 .550 the open division and is eligiblefor
scores allotted and entered as a middle Power Plant 23 34 .404
the number for the preceeding VW-4 ____,___- 6 14 .300 the tournament of champions : weight.
Metals No. 2 18.5 38.5 .324
VF-43 4 12 .250 in New York City early next
period. His success in the heavier division Ground Ck. 15 42 .263
HOWEVER, there was one per VA-175 4 12 .250 month. was apparent when he won .
.VA-172 Hotshots 4 16 .200 The of Lara reads like
formance which certainly offset I saga :
all three of the bouts against the
VF-173 0 20 .000 dime novel. in Golfers Meet
the lower number of high games a Outstanding cream of Southwestern boxers.
and sets -- a new record-busting American Division

\. 609 set total by Earl Blackstockof ( Teams W L Pet. I Steve Perry, Jax Navy's 160- Florida U.
Marine in the novice division
VC-62 which eclipsed the ComFairJax 18 2 .900 Judo Club Members
although kayoed the
old mark of 586 posted by Len Supply 17 3 .850 on
Curtis of ComFairJax earlier in Personnel _, 15 5 .750 Begin WorkoutsCandidates final night, was the winner of Here Saturday

Boathouse 15 5 .750 the outstanding sportsman trophy
for the NAS Judo awarded by the Jacksonville The Jax Navy varsity golf

AE School FAW-11 14 6 .700 Club are working out Tues- Sportman's Club. team picked up two new members -,
Electronics 12 8 .600 _
and in this week and
days Thursday evenings prepared to
Dispensary 12 12 .500 Other Jax: Navy Golden Gloves
Building 554 in the NATTCenter meet the University of Florida"B"
CenterCageLoopRunnerUp Special Services_ 10 10 .500 finalists were Bob Profitt, Marine
area at 1900. squad linksters in a match
NAMTD ., 8 8 .500 heavyweight, and Roger
Anyone interested should report here Saturday afternoon startingat
O & R 4 16 .200 Roberts, Marine lightweight, no-
SpotWith for tryouts in dungareesor 1230.
Waves 3 13 .188 vice division; and Dan Miura,
sweat clothes according to The Fliers golfers will be shooting -
Public Marine flyweight, and Bill Wai-
Works 4 20 .167
only four postponed Coach Van Mullen. for their second straight victory
NARTU 0 24 .000 lick, VAH5Sanford, heavy-
games this week, the NATT- in the upcoming contest aft

,_ Center basketball season drewto weight, open division. er defeating' Patrick AFB last

a close with Aviation The Sixth Naval District tour- Wednesday in the season opener.

Ground Officers School En- nament is next on the programfor SAM DALZELL and Joe Mc-

signs sweeping their 16 games the Jar boxers, time and Donald joined the local squad

without a defeat. place undetermined.Resin this week and will be on hand for

Aviation Electrician's after a Dust Roger Roberts, Saturday's action.

slow start, came through in a the flashy Marine welter who In the match with Patrick AFB

whirlwind finish to take second rwtYn4a took three straight bouts before last week the Jacksonville link-

honors. With Hank Rahn, Jim losing, was a surprise to Coach sters captured two individual

Webb, Hank Bush and Chuck Perkins. Roberts walked into the matches and swept both best-ball
Edge paving the way, the Spar gym and said, "I'm ready to I doubles matches to claim a 13-5

kies dumped Marine Aviation Detachment fight", and without more ado car-; victory on the Rockledge Country .

75-48, and beat Aviation.. ried himself well in the tourney' Club course in Cocoa,"Tla.SCAROROUGII .

,', Storekeepers, 53-50. Dan Miura, the little 112-i fired a low

::' ,. AGO's Ensigns wound up their pound Marine, is of Japanese an score of 70 for the winners and
,r. schedule with 93-51 victory over defeated his
opponent, Lt. Ray
cestry. He lost the-final bout
/\ Aviation Ordnancemen and a Terry, by a 2%.% score. Terry

i, 106-66 victory over Naval Air while suffering from a strep led the Air Force team with a

Weapons System School. Bob 9 ah nt throat Jar open division 74 for the 18 holes.

Combs tallied 44 points in the chances were hurt when Jim Mc- Jax's Chuck Summitt split with

a 1 latter game. a s: Laughlin, Marine welter, slippedand Patrick's Sgt. Evans, 1-%, and
Final NATTC Standings then joined Scarbrough to down
fell on the Price Natatoriumgym
Team Won Lost Evans and Terry, 2-%, in a
AGO School .- 16 0 I steps the night of the first two-ball encounter.

'{; AE School 12 4 I I fight, and injured his back Maj. E. H. Hebert of Patrick,

AN-P School 11 5 Norm Walzer, Airman School garnered the home team's lone

\ 'AK'School ._. 9 6 ,: win of, the day ,by beating Lew
COMFAnUAX KEG CREW Grouped around the scorer's feather-weight, was the outstand-
.MarAvDet 8' 7 I table during: one of their recent matches are the six members of ing boxer to from Chaff, 2-tt, but Chaff turned
; AO School 6 9 the ComFalrJax bowling team currently on top In the American emerge Capt. the tables on his opponent in a

Administration ..__ 3 11 division of the Malnside bowling league. Helping Joe Marlowat Tom Mooney's inter-company two-ball foursome when he teamed
( scorer's table) check the figures are (left to right) Harold
I 'NavAirWeaps 2 13 smokers.' Walzer went varsity for with
Atchison, Len Curtis, George Johnson, Bob Sanginari, and Al Strader to beat Hebert.
1pecSer\'fces' 2 14 Kussy. the Golden Gloves. and Capt. Askouis, 30.r .


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16 February 1956 JA X AIR NEWS _Page Seven

I Fliers Face Gibbs Vikings Here Saturday NightJAX

Varsity Cagers Prepare

Sports For Upcoming 6ND Meet .

BriefsHerman Jax Navy's talent-laden young varsity basketball crew

IIoward, the Marine squared away to meet a pair of military and collegiate cage
Lieutenant attending Aviation .J foes this week, winding up what will probably rank as the

Storekeeper School at NATTCenter I shortest regular basketball season on record at NAS Jax.

is fitting in well with the After winning two of their. Caterpillars who also defeated the

Fliers cagers. three opening contests in the AAU champion Phillips 66 Oil-,

The tall officer is a graduate : Mainside gym last week, Coach ers twice by wide margins this

of Union College, where he star ... C.,.',. '"' Frank McCaffrey's' lads were seas m. .
red in both football and basketball ''.' slated tp meet Charleston AFD
and also performed in both ; \ t <,a ..... in Charleston last night, the Uni- Possessing an abundance of
sports with the highly rated t.fiGeJ versity of Florida freshmen squadat height, the Gibbs quintet will

Quantico Marines that included Mainside tomorrow night and start former Manhattan Collegestar

several former AU-Americans. the powerful Gibbs Shipyard Vikings Jerry Caill, 6'2", and Mar
ty Satalino, 6'0", from St. JolID'sUniversity
Paired with George Nordhaus, '.:'. here Saturday evening.
.. at the guard ;
former Vanderbilt captain of Avi w THEN TilE REGULAR season Big Ed McConnell, 6'7" center

ation Ground Officers School, he II and the real fun begins in the from Oregon State and Mel

gives the Fliers plenty of rebound Sixth Naval District tournament Thompson, 6'3", and Jim Sugrue

recovery strength. starting Monday, February 20, at 6'5", at the forward posts.
..:..;.. ________ Green Cove Springs..
This, fluctuating Florida .." .. The Shipyard crew also possesses -
wea- ,::
\ __ 41S The Fliers wind up their pre- two former Jax Navy stars,
ther has the baseball enthusiasts
r playoff season with a tilt againstthe Bob Grabaz and Vince Zoda, who
a-flutter and chomping at the
bit. Coach Frank McCaffery will :: r toughest team in this area- played here in 1953 and 1954.

have his diamond enthusiasts out ;< :: t. Gibbs the Southeastern Shipyard Vikings AAU champion, coachedby The varsity'season Fliers opened last the Wednesday abbreviated -
month but will be
early next un- ,: ." ,t.f Johnny Geilen, former St.John's .
able to devote all his time to them ., night by dropping a 101-77
University star.
until the basketball playoffs are '. s to the Dolphins from Jax
completed. ; This ball club is composed of Junior College, then picked up

I former top-notch college stars to down Moody AFBh 86-C8, and
Speaking of basketball, from AGO School lofts a jump shot rood for two of his 32 points in and has a 14-4 record against I the Florida State freshmen, 73-
this dim seat behind the post in the all-Station Intramural finals against Hospital, February 7. AAU and military opposition this. 65, on Thursday and Friday even
the of the tab Gently applying; a toe hold on Peper Is the Medics' ace scorer and year. Its best showing this season ings.
far corner gallery, center, John Kroh. The Kroh didn't fly in this one and neitherdid
the Fliers to be one of the strong Hospital. AGO won easily, 106-58, to capture the coveted all- were two close defeats at the Just what will happen 'to the
finishers in the Sixth Naval Dis- station basketball bunUnr. hands of the rampaging PeoriaBaseball Fliers in the Naval District play
trict playoffs and don't be too offs is anybody's guess, but it'sa

surprised if they don't come Jax To Host' cinch that they'll be tough for

home with 'the bunting. some court foe if they maintainthe
6ND steady pace of improvementthis
Coach bob Perkins of the Jax AllNavyEastern week that they showed i in

Navy boxing team figures he the three opening games.

qualifies as a mountain goat after Golf r: aw "X e 1 r TIlE LOCAL CAGERS showeda

the finish .of the Golden Gloves
Jacksonville Naval Air Station woeful lack of defense in the
tournaments ] in and
"Climbing out
has been chosen as the site for first game against JJC especi
off, the for three
ring nights
the forth-coming Sixth Naval Dis- ally against the deadly hook-
seconding my fighters is more trict and All-Navy Eastern golf shots and tip-ins of one Chuck
work than "
the blond
fighting, ,
it announcedthis Brendlcr by name but looked
tournaments, was
ex-Navy ,ring.champion. declared. week. Returns To Jax much better all the way aroundin
; their second and third outings.
Golfers on the 15th tee at the The station was selected to host I
Naval Air Station are in "ground the events because of its fine 18- One of the most improved players

zero" these days what with the hole course and its facilities for.' Practice Feb. 27 on the team was Forward
Opens Herman Howard who led the
pistol and skeet range on one housing the visiting linksters.
side of them and the new archery Both the 6ND and All-Navy I squad in scoring the last two
Baseball gets back on a varsity basis for the first time in two nights with totals of 24 and 26
range just across the street on Eastern tournaments will be play
at NAS Jax when Spring practice opens at Mason Fieldon
years points after potting only
the other side. But did you ever ed here with the Naval District Ilia-
get hit by a golf ball? tourney.opening the two, beginning February 27. ger 10 points in the opener.

July 23. Winners will then I Indications are that diamond equal chance to prove themselves ANOTHER BASKETEER who '

go on to compete in the All-Navy interest on the Station is running during Spring training, and he showed exceptional promise was
Key West Fawtu Eastern affair which is scheduledfor II high this year, and Coach Frank adds that the Station this year AGO School's Fred WctzeL Wet-

the middle of August. I McCaffrey hopes to greet 'some has a very attractive scheduleof zel is a first-rate floor man and

Bests VF-43 In Teams from most of the bases I 50 candidates at 1600 on the opening military and collegiate dia kept Jax's opponents off balancein

within the Sixth Naval District practice date.1IeCAFFREY mond foes. Some 60 games are two of the first three games ,

FairJax TourneyThe are expected to enter the tourney I STRESSES thatall already definitely slated for the with his uncanny outside sniping.
candidates will be given an Fliers and another 10-15 contestsare
here in July. Al Jones, George Nordhaus and
FawtuLant Detachment tentatively planned.All Bob Combs all played well and
from Key West captured the players reporting for Spring should figure prominently in the
ComFairJax Area Cage Tourney Scarbrougll-JJI cDonald Team To Win practice late this month must Flien' attack.

championship last Thursday eve bring their own equipment, but
ning with a thrilling, triple over- St. Augustine Best-Ball Tourney players chosen for the Station The Fliers put up a strong
time victory over VF-43 at the team will be provided Navy athletic battle against JJC which has a
13-2 winlosa record and which
Mainside :
gym. for the 24th annual gear.
members of the Jax tourney
Two has scored 100 in
over points
The 76-68 win boosted the
National Championship RUNNING WILL be stressed
Navy golf team-hard-hitting seven of its 13 victories.. The local
Weathermen into the ComAir- Bill Scarbrough and Joe Mc- Golf Club Champions, begin- for the first couple of weeks of team behind
was only 46-44 at
Lant tournament which opened Donald-scored personal triumphs ning this 'week in the Florida training, and emphasis on throw
the intermission fell
but off the
this week at Norfolk. last weekend at St. city. ing will not come until McCaffreyis pace in the second half. .
The final game turned out to Augustine by winning i the Scar brough I sure the players' legs are well .
be by far the best game of the championship of the Hotel and McDonald, I conditioned.NAS In the tilts with Moody ,AFB
entire tournament and was a nip and Florida State's frosh club the
Ponce de Leon best ball tour- along with other !I Jacksonville was last represented ,
and tuck affair all the way. nel. NAS Jax[ by a varsity baseball Navy quintet grabbed the lead

,FawtuLant led at halftime by a round golfers, are ex- team in 1954; the Flier edition early and never relinquished it.
single local Parlaying a second *. .
point, 35-34, bust the
pected to com- that year had. a record of 3127.WEATHER .
team tied it, 56-56, at the end of total of 69 witha pete I nth e c I Center Softballers

regulation time. The two clubs first round, larger tournament -
OUTLOOKFriday Eye City Action
then battled to overtime deadlocks four under par this
of 62-all and 66-66 before score of 68, the week. Cloudy with showers. A NATTCenter softball teamto

the Key West cagers broke it two local link- Several other j Continued warm.. be entered in the Jax City

Open in the third overtime heat s t e r s blasted members of McDonaldthe Saturday Continued cloudi-; League is now turning out on the

with a 10-point splurge their way Station links Squad also ness and showers throughout the.. field across the street from King
The winners' George Holmes I through some 1, ps participated in the Hotel Poncede morning.: Clearing during the aft- Hall. It is being handled by Marine

was the evening's high point man 45 other oppo- Leon event last week. Lew ernoon. Sgt Carlie Pless.
with 27 nents to the title Sunday-Continued clear with S S'S
tallies, followed: by team Chaff and Charles Summitt
mate D. M. Darney who.bucketed with a net, ,.,&*?>, teamed to score a 145 total and warm temperatures. It is reported a new, four.
score I question income tax form is in.
21 of 134. I
markers. VF-43 was led by Scarbrough another NAS Jax duo Walt
John I How much flattery a womancan the works. The four queries: How
Churdah, John Penney and The St. Augustine event, Strader and Sam Dalzell, came
absorb without bunting will much did you make What were
Jerry Schmeissner who produced which attracted national interest up with a net score of 138 aft
never be known because no wo- our expenses? How much do you
respective totals of 19 18
point I served as a warm-up er grossing a 148-stroke total.
and '7. man has ever burst. have left over? and: Send It k&l!


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Weapons School One -

Of Newest At Center FOR RENT

;oN, e 4 4 rm. furn. apt. 3124 Oak St. 'EY:
(This is the fourth In a series of five articles telling of the 82663. Stark.

Service Schools at the Naval Air Technical Center.
Training: Today's
3 bdrm. hse. 4650 Irvington Ave.
story Is about Naval Air Weapons System Course. Next week's ,will ; EV 9-5425.. Reeder,
deal with Aviation Ground Officers School).
Rm. near 5 Points. 831 Oak St.
As the need for trained personnel .1 jOPTICAL
of fundamentals, orientations, gyroscopes EL 5-5130.. May
in the Navy's guided missile hydraulics and pneumatics ..
and aircraft armament control 4 rm. fume apt. Upper. 542 Oak
guided systems and ,missile St. EL 5-6944.. Fleet.
system became apparent, the operation of the Bullpup, Sparrow Will share hses with woman or

Naval Air Weapons System 11, Petrel, Sparrow 111 and Side-. epic; EV 95352.after, 1800)).
School Class C, was establishedat winder. Brown. -
the Naval Air Technical Training -
Center, Jax. INTRODUCTION TO theory of M Lge. furn bdrm. $25 per mo. 3
the its rm furn. apt. $50. 1626 Ionia
Sparrow operation, components
This school, divided !into a testing and testing St. FL 97177. Young. .
Guided Missile Branch (GF) rating '
Will share hse with wife
nent make up Phase two of 320 Navy' ,
and Aircraft Armament Control hours Rt.. 7, Box 731C-Z Johl.

Systems Branch (AQ) rating, 1 bdrm. furn. apt. 1511 Barrs St.
since its commissioning in 1953, Systems test, test equipment, EV 82407. Spurgeon. ,

has graduated 374 Navy person- operation and maintenance equip;; SIGHT SYSTEM=-The workings ;an; ; ;; 2 bdrm. furn. hse. 5325 BenningRd.
nel and 50 Marines, including 48 and pre-flight and post- sight system are explained to the first conversion class of avian EV 7-3627. Conner.

Naval officers and four Marine flight checks form Phase. three of fire control technicians by II. A. Fredericks, AO1, (left), at Naval 2 bdrm. 'unfurn. hse. Available
Corps officers. 320 hours. Air Weapons System School. The school was established in 1953 at" .t
after Feb. 25. $50. 216 Milwau
NATTCenter Jax.
The Aircraft Armament Control
THE GUIDED MISSILE Branch ...., kee Ave. CO 48802. Boatwright.
Systems Branch itself ., -. I.
divided .,
is not to be confused with ship r \ A.Nu! 'u- -"W' w14 Mu. W'44 MlakyWLM( }ppp.:::1, ''.y{ #: '\W14Yfrv\H'S\iJAYIA.; .y. 3 rm. furn. hse. $49.50.9361 103rd.

board or land guided missile operations into two separate courses, also St. EV 83537. Driggers.
deals with electronicsmen. The
The Navy's NavAirWeaps ky4.W :N Furn. apt. 8308 Collins Rd. CO
courses are Aircraft Armament
System School deals with air- iIMIi5E 45071. Tyner.
Control General Maintenance
missiles and 2 bdrm.
launched guided associated unfurn. apt. 1123 South
Course, and Bomb Director -
test equipment.Its McDuff. EV 8-2098. Long.
Maintenance Course. [ 1i1JCH
objectives are to provide 3 rm. furn. apt. 2523 Forbes St.
OBJECTIVES OF AACS are to FL 9-7328. Clements.
personnel with theoretical and
provide personnel with the theoretical
practical knowledge required for FOR SALE

maintenance of air-launched and practical knowledgeto 3 bdrm. hse. GI equity. 3215 Post
maintain aircraft
guided missiles and associatedtest St. Regas.
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rate conversion
I ,for rate conversion to $50 mo. 5835 Blackthorn Rd.
to Aviation Fire Control Technician
aviation guided missileman (GF). EV 7-3619. Walker. -

A 23-week course of 920 hours, I I The(AQ 23-week). AACS General 2 bdrm.. hse."1389 Cassat Ave. EV

divided into three make 9-3065. Tolbert.
course of 920 hours is divided hse.
3 bdrm.
5211 Pennant Dr.
< the school.
up into three phases; Basic Fire
S EV 83186. East.
Phase one of 280 hours, consists Control ,hours
Systems ((240)) ; 1954 35' hse.. trailer. $4,000. 1435
Advance Fire Control
Systems ., East 13 St. EL 3-0364. Hough
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((480[ hours) andElectronics
; Turret -
NAVY WIVES .Familiarization ((200 hours). A GUIDED MISSILE Here Is a model of ,the Sparrow I MISCELLANEOUSRiders
Guided Missile, which can be seen outside the Naval Air Weapons wanted to NAS from Cum-
CORNERNavy In the first phase gun sights, System School at NATTCenter. NavAirWeaps School deals with berland. Hrs. 0730-1600. Ext.
basic control systems, theory and air-launched guided missiles and associated test equipment.
592 or 8564. Short.
Wives Club 86 held its maintenance are taught. All-

regular meeting on February 1, weather control systems, airborne LOST AND FOUND
In the clubhouse in Dewey Park missile guidance systems, are IIdPl YA'KlldWl Man's Identification bracelet was

with its newly installed officers learned in the second phase; and found in Mainside's galley. II.

officiating. Appointments were radar system, turret system control MERE ARE M4SUER6 TO THE Young is inscribed on bracelet.

made for the year and are as and maintenance are in the QUESTIONS SERVICEMEN ANrJ NCR Call at the Jax Air News office,
follows: third phase. IM FAMILIES ASK THE VETERANS Bldg. 1, Rm. 230 between 0800

Activities-Kay Botthof, chair- The Bomb Director Maintenance ,/ipMIWSTRATI EVERY RAY.-: -1630 to claim.Scouts .
man and Phyllis Blessinger, co- Course, also of 23 weeks) (By Armed Forces Press Service)

chairman; Points-Trudy Stoops, and 920 hours, provides personnelwith Q-I am the widow of a WWII his loan benefit before he died Visit -

chairman and Terry Morris, co- theoretical and practical veteran who died of a service- A-Yes. The fact that your

chairman; Navy Wives News and knowledge to maintain an AN/ connected disability, and I have husband used his GI loan bene-

Publicity Betty Jan Fuquay, ABS-1 bomb director, and satisfy never remarried. Would I be eli- fit would not serve to preventyou Station

o-chairman Nursery Shirley requirements for rate conversionto from getting a GI loan In
; gible for a GI home loan, even Boy Scout Troop 24 of Orange
White chairman and Corrine Aviation Fire Control Tech- own right.
though my husband made use ofJUDAH'S your Park climaxed the annual Boy .
Aston co-chairman Snack Bar- nician (AQ).
,, ; Q-I am taking farm training Scout week with a trip to the
Lo Donnelly, chairman and Ethel PARALLELING THE AACS under the Korea GI Bill. I know NAS Jax last Saturday.

Shelf, co-chairman; Welfare general course, the first and third that I must train full time, but

Betty Clark, chairman and Caro- phases are the same. However, is there any rule against doing a Scoutmaster Gene Kirkland,

lyn Chisnell, co-chairman; Not- the second phase of 480 hours is little outside work doesn't along with 14 Scouts were shown

New Shop-Marie Splitzer, chair devoted to data, flow, stabiliza- interfere with my training? aspects of patrol plane operationby

man and Martha Jones, co-chair- tion system, dara, computer and : 4i4 A-You may work for pay Fleet Air Wing Eleven.

man. maintenance of the AN/ASG-1 : outside of your training, so longas After arriving aboard, the
HOSPITAL NURSERY Helen Aircraft Bomb Director System. ;: you do not put In more than scouts drove around the base fora

Rosier, chairman; Audit Board- 4 180 hours during any 12-month general indoctrination tour.
Erma Oakes, Doris Reigle and MDB Payments Due period, and so long as the Next, they arrived at FAW-ll

Alice Myer; Not-New Pick-up Mutual Death Benefit Society school finds that your outside Headquarters where they .were

Nolie Farlow, chairman, Layette members are reminded that as- work does not interfere with taken through Neptune patrol

-Mary Mapes,'chairman and Sue sessment No. 57 is due for pay your studies. planes of VP-16, VP-18 and VW4. -

... Clinton, co-chairman; Ways and ment by February 27. Q-I understand that-disability Each scout was allowed to sit
Means Ethel Williams, chair- compensation payments must stop in the pilot's seat and "fly" the,
; man and Dolores Sizemore, cochairman gifts and cards from the club. when veteran returns to active big patrol bombers. Plane cap

\ ; Scrapbook Rose Wil- The luncheon was followed bya military duty. I, am going to college tains were on hand to answer innumerable

'son, chairman; Hospitality box lecture of importance with and am a member of ROTC. questions about the

Ida Mae David, chairman; Clean- members learning about the advantages R c :F(4 515. Is'time spent in ROTC drills con- aircraft.
,- up Ma>:,e Thurman and Carolyn of Navy life! I e / sidered active service

Chisifell, chairmen; Finance .There was a meeting February A-No. Time spent by ROTC 56 Rates
committee Ruth Reese, Betty 10 in the clubhouse, the board, ,i members in drills as a.part of

Moore and Frances Dwyer; Mai chairman, and co-chairman attending their activities. Is not considered (Continued from Page 1)

ter-at-Arms Helen Hoagland, to be active military serve J03-5, "6,.... 8, 9, 11, 13ND and
pin chairman and Hickman An .invitation is .extended for
Betty ice. Your compensation
;. PRNC; EMC-1, 6, 8, 11, 12, 13ND
assistant master-at-arms. the board to all enlistedmen'swives X31; ments will continue. and PRNC; EM-6ND; EM-6ND;

Bingo Marjorie Bradley, to come{ and join us atthe ,. Q-What date does VA con- EM2-5, 11ND; EM3-5, 12, 13ND
chairman and Bette Corson meetings which are,held the sider GI insurance
cochairman a premium to and PRNC; ICI-6, 8ND IC2-5, 6,
; Posters Jan Wyatt: first and third Wednesday of 1. 'A 4 have been paid-the date I put 11, 12, 13ND.
Membership'Mary Shelby; Revisions every month, at 1930 in the club- the check in the mail or the date
Betty Moore, Ida Mae house In Dewey Park. e dG9'lk the check reaches VA IC3-8ND; MEC-8, 11ND; ADC-

David and Helen Duncan; Pro- Big Cake and Donut sale, Friday q' A-The postmark date on the PRNC; AD3-PRNC; ATJ-5, 12ND;

Lawrence chair- February 17. The Navy wives 8 ATAN-4, 5, 9, 11ND; AM3-6, 8ND
gram Polly -',, envelope Is considered as the
; and PRNC AMAN-6 and
man and Mary Tolley, cochairman will be out bright and early with WALL-Trim Dody date the premium was paid. ; 8,11ND
which along with Membership lots of goodies. All proceeds will Judah, soaking some of that 4 .
are new chairmanships. go toward the air conditioningfund. sunshine at Miami Beach, Fla., A teacher was training her PRC-6, 8ND; PR2-6, 8ND; PR3-

A POT LUCK LUNCHEON was Sales will be set up at stretches herself on a garden class in proverbs.'"Cleanliness is 6, 8ND; AK2-6, 8ND; AD2-1,

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