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Jax air news
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April 5, 1956


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First Navy Solo, Last Official : .:"' s4.. .
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Flight With Same 'Officer AboardMarch I";:: .

193G A young Capt. WilliamS Scott, a veteran of 24 years

pilot sat in a cockpit of a ,'liarris, now naval service, who retired last ,
the commanding Friday to inactive duty. lie
Navy plane on flight
assistant to the Operations ){
line at NAS Pensacola receiving officer of NAS was
final words from his officer.
Jax, on a mis- Y
flight instructor, Lt. Wil- sion which A FORMER whitehat and a 155. r >

liam S.* Farris, before mak- turned out to beI veteran of WWII he participated / ,
I in the battles of Okinawaand 5
ing his first solo flight. the pilot's last '

March 29, 1956 The, officIal Navy' Iwo Jima while aboard,the i :
USS Ticonderoga as a fighter L ... k':5 .
.same pilot was at the controlsof I flight :Scott I :.
an R3D-8 plane which flew The pilot was X Frank '(Please Turn to Pare 8, Col. 4) k. : :


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.' VOL-14 No. 2 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Fla. 5 April 1956OPERATIONS I devotion COMMENDATION to duty on a special- Cited mission for his Involving cooperative the salvaging spirit and ofa

-- fleet aircraft which crashed at Lake Stevens Target, William
II. Hamlln, AB2, received a letter of commendation from Capt.
V.... _..H -:7r: : : :..r.. wy..: nan n Nwwwrr,+wxp William S. Harris, NAS Jax commanding officer, in ceremonies
last Friday. Hamlin, attached to NAS Operations crash crew at
GISchooling the boathouse, looks over the citation with his division officer,
CIIBOSN R. L. ,Traughber. (See story Page 3)).
p J ForReenlistees

: ''f:: O&R's 'Operations .

The Budget Bureau is con-
sidering a.Defense Department Show AchievementsHighlighting

proposal to permit servicemen -
to reenlist for another term
NAS Jax Overhaul and Repair Department's -
and still benefit by the GI edu-
operations during 1955 was increased productivity: ,
cation bill.Under and cost consciousness, while providing more service in sup
i. present law service- port of fleet aircraft needs, according to an analysis of per.
ment whose basic: enlistment- formance for 1955 -released hy Capt. Thomas D, Tyra, 0 & It
began before Jan. 31, 1955, may
begin GI schooling within In the year of 1955, a record must be given to the employed
.three years of their date of low lost-time injury rate of 85 and supervisors of the Depart

....- discharge and complete the percent was established and the ment. Further, he stated that "the
CONTROL Surveying the compact resultsof course not later than eight civilian sick leave rate of 2.7 per- will to do" Is considerably: In evidence \
their plans and design for the new control room of the new cent was the lowest since 1949, within Overhaul and Repair .
NAS Operations.tower, A. C. Thomas (left) chief air controlmanand years from date ofdischarge.A figures show. Department. '
D. J. Plstulkar air controlman first class, appear content. In four-year re-enlistment
the foreground Don Allen, Airman, fills flight strips at the DEPARTMENTAL productive THE MANAGEMENT improve- ...
B-stand ,Thomas. The control Is built would cause them to lose out
designed by multiple( panel efficiency increased 12 percent vnent, cost control
into the flat surface of the desk at left on their educational benefits. engineered
productive performance standards, and other
It the Budget Bureau okays programs provide helpful tools in
New Ultra-Modern Tower the plan, Defense will forwardit process workload were .reduced, : striving for improvement, It was
and overhead costs were cut, admitted. The real factor how-
Now In Operation Here to Congress. Although Defense Captain Tyra revealed.In ever, Captain Tyra points out, is
admits it is impossible to explaining these accomplishments the spirit and energy of the

The extended'75-foot NAS Jax operations tower, a-build- determine the costa or savings Captain Tyra pointed out people, the human factor withinthe
ing since last October, went into action quietly last week, attached to the plan (matters that full credit for this progress organization.

without fanfare.The which deeply concern Budget WEATHER OUTLOOK During 1955 numerous com-
new control room, 20 feet '
higher than the old one, is equip- cility for airmen striking for air );jts hope is that many men Friday Partly cloudy and mendations were received from
controlman's ratings. might decide to in for fleet activities for accomplish.
ped with every device to insure stay a warm.
ments of the
efficient operation and safety in The compact arrangement of second cruise if they are sure Saturday Continued cloudy
standing achievements
air traffic. From its blue windows, all this equipment, which also includes they can complete it and still and warm. was the conversion and
visability on a clear day reachesa a desk for the chief air qualify for GI schooling. Sunday Warm with possible
25-mile radius, providing a controlman and a storm detector occasional thundershowers. (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4)Station's

panoramic view of the .Station, radar, makes for spaciousness

the with rising its ramps skyscrapers and runways of indus-, and in sharp contrast to the crowded, I Procurement Praised I I

trial Jacksonville. 'I (Please Turn to Page 8, Cot S Program

Circling the windows are the
three control units: the approach The NAS Jax Supply Department .
control desk,"the air control desk received some unexpected .
and the ground control desk. Just praise for its procure-
behind these, yet apart from the ment system, following an
continuous cacophony of multi- inspection last weekend of its
ple radio communications, is a f N control and procurement units
semi-circular B-stand built by by Rep. Abraham J. :Multer

Public Works from an original a:;' L.. w aS (D-NY) and Irving :Maness,
design drawn by Chief Air Con- .. S riE counsel to the Small Houso

trolman A. C. Thomas. _ .. Business Committee.
THOMAS, WHO HAS been in r 1DH The praise came after Multer
Operations since 1953, is justly had asked how the Station was
proud of this desk which, as far ny S i4 carrying out Congressional and
as he knows is the only one of Defense Department policies of
Its kind in the ) avy. A built-in assisting small business concernsto
switchboard provides direct com- s participate In government con
munication with Imeson Airport; tract bidding. lie was shown examples
the NAS Cecil Field tower and of how the Supply
the NAAS Mayport tower. Hereis Department furnishes small busi-
performed all paper work; nessmen with complete plans and
flight strips are filled out; ETAs specifications in ample time to
arc written; and ARTC(air route study the items desired and offer
traffic control) clearances made.
SMALL BUSINESS CONFAB Stopping off last Friday at NAS Jax to study how procurement a sound bid.MULTER.
Incoming communications are Is handled at a large naval Installation while In Jax to hold hearings on small business Rep. WAS further .
quickly referred to the proper Abraham Multer (D-NY (third from left) meets with Station officials. The congressman had high delighted -
desk for handling by means of a praise for the Station's dealings with the small businessman, and called NAS trade with small with a procurement report revealing -
bell signal.In business "the highest percentage In the country". Left to right are Irving Maness, counsel to House that from March 1, 1955,
Small Business Committee Capt. James McKinstry, Supply Officer; Congressman Multer; Capt.
addition to these the ; to Feb. 29, 1956, NAS lax pur-
uses, William S. Harris NAS Jax commanding officer; and John Colvin, small business specialist,
B-stand serves as a training fa NAS Jax Supply Department, (Please Turn (. Pare S, Col. 5), ITakes


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Two JAX AIR NEWS 5 April 1956

Jflxunui3.t Seek to Give COs More D. Hudson Band

Here April 10-]]

Authority Under Code Dean Hudson and his
Published Thursday tor Navy and Marine activities at Naval Air' orches
5tavon, 'o v"M.. )Is, tra, a favorite with local fans,
MAS. JaekteavUl
Capt William S. Harrii -- Commanding Officer Vice Adm. James H. Holloway Jr., Chief of Naval Personnel, will play for dancing here
Comdr. Job N. Myers Kxecutlvt: Officer April lQ'and 11. Air "acu.IDe backed up a Defense-sponsored revision of the Uniform Code of

Rear Adm. Delbert S. Corn well Commander Military Justice which would give commanding officers more authority The Hudson group will pay]
Cnpt.: Richard O Green _
Ca1d of Staff
for for ,a crew's dance
non-judicial punishment.
Fleet .Air "'lac Elena I April 10 at
Capt. Bowen F. McLeod Commander Testifying for all the Armed' King Hall from 2000 to 2400
orndr. Richard Davis Chief Stall Ofllcer and eliminate the need
Appeals, and will provide the
Naval AU TeeaaUal Tralilag Cemtet Forces before a House subcom- music for
Capt. tttnrjr. C. DeLonjr Commanding OtftCfl'Com4r. mittee studying the revision, the for verbatim transcripts of trials an officers'! dance April 11 at
Edward W. Dlihop __
Executive Officer
in certain cases. At present commanding -
Naval U.,..... admiral pictured the CO in some- the "O" Club from 2100 to 0100
Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl Commanding Officer officers can restrict a

Capt. L. A. Newton ___ NAKTU __ Executive Officer what the same forbidden position as by today'sschoolteacher' law man for two weeks, give'him extra -

Capt. Wilson R. Bartlett Commanding Officer duty or, in severe, cases, reduce -
Comdr. Laurence F. Steffenhagea Executive Officer to use the "rule of the hickory
stick" in him in grade.
maintaining order in the

The JAX AIR NEWS ti published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station classroom. Hearings will be continued aft-
Jacksonvll'e/ Florida and printed commercially with non.appropriated funds returns from the Eas-
at no expense to the government and la compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev. eAccording er Congress
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the ter recess April 9.
Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the to Holloway, the CO
U. S. Naval Hospital. has been so weakened in his'his- Catholic

Service Information Officer Lt. Ted Morgan toric role of wise Sunday Mass 0800 0900
v a just, fatherly To Provide ,
Editor Andrew H.
Planey Hope
Staff Reporters-Jack Holmes PIll; Marlon Cracraft, JO2; Nancy Ward, JOSN. mentor, quick to punish the sin- 1000 St. Edward's Chapel.

The JAX AIR NEWS U a member AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted without man redeem himself and start Daily Mass, OCR '.
the written permission of Armed Forces Press Service Republication of other '
matter except by service publications. Is prohibited without permission oi dver, that he doesn't have enough Housing.UnitsSen. Sunday 0630, Mass at the

Editor.. JAX AIR NEWS. authority to instill discipline in Hospital Chapel; 1900, Instruction '
Editorial offices located Main Administration Building. Phone extensions
Homer E. Capehart (R.
his classes, Building 463.
8346. 21b and 81M. command. Unable to give ade
Ind.) has introduced a bill pro-
quate non-judicial punishment, he ProtestantThursday
viding additional 100,000 unitsof
has no recourse but to send the an April 5
Traffic Violators Capehart housing, with liber- ,.
Speeders Top miscreant
; to a court-martial 1900 All Saints' Choir re
which is alized costs requirements, and
a permanent stigma on hearsal.
giving the Defense Department

Conditions Should Influence Speed the The delinquent's amendment being 'such permanent housing.authority to build 1000 -Saturday Catechetical, April Instruction 7

studied would give the CO more (Luthern) for children.
One, of the most frequent Traffic violations aboard the Naval authority for non-judicial pun- Earlier the Senator introduceda
t \, Air Station is excessive speeding, it has been revealed by the Security ishment, and allow him to 'con- bill, providing authority to Defense Sunday, April 8

Department. fine men up to seven days or fine to buy up or dispose of : pSOO Episcopal Communion
Service '
Chaplain Nickelson.
have much them one-half month's many Wherry and Capehart
Many suspected as a pay.
evidence of reckless driving: 0930 Sunday School for
but few know that while signsare This, the admiral says, would units. Forty-five temporary hous- ages
TEN MILES PER hour in 4 through adults.
handle ing projects built during and
posted at regular intervals the men for whom the
throughout the Station to advise any designated parking lot, taxi minor restraints aren't enoughbut since World War II would be 0930!) Service of Divine Wor-

personnel of the speed limit in strip, or warehouse are; in close who don't deserve the stigmaof transferred to the Defense De- ship, Chaplain Carpenter.

proximity to any aircraft. partment which would then 1100 Service of Divine Wor-
that particlular zone, these signsare a court-martial. run

not the prevailing factor irf S B. .Twenty miles-'per hour in them. All are located on or near ship, Chaplain Griffin.

determining "just what is a safe any residential, barracks, or The bill would also allow a bases that still need housing 1900 The United Fellowship
of Protestants, Building 804.
speed." training areas; and upon all un- man to select trial by a single of- The remaining 10,000 temporary -

improved roads.C. ficer; reduce from 30 to 15 days projects built during the Monday, April 9
Other conditions than those ex-
miles hour in the time in which Korean 900 Luthern Instruction
Thirty per an appeal may emergency would be sold
isting, such as rain, fog, conditionof Classes
such other locations, unless other be made to the Court of Military to the highest bidder. Bldg. 502.
the roadway and amount of
1930 Later Day Saints' Sl'rvice. -
wise limited by traffic signs.D. .
traffic thereon influence the
teiaaaews asaeaeawe -
speed at which a motorist may Thirty-five miles per hour

safely proceed and are therefore, for authorized emergency vehi h 1900 Tuesday, April 10
Presbyterian Instruction
additional limitations to his speed.
Hospital Chapel.
For this reason the Station Traffic Administrative and/or discip- I v A
1900 -- Christian Science Class.
Regulations contain a reason linary action may be taken
1930 Bible Ctudy Group,
able speed clause which always against traffic violators. Admin
Building 804.
takes precedence over any posted istratively, in the case of speeders

limitation. and drunk drivers, and pen- S St. Lukes Chapel

INFORMATION alty may range from one weekto (Naval Hospital, Protes'ant)
FOR of
loss of 0930 Sunday School and
one driving pnv-
all motorists, paragraph 3 of
ilieges aboard the naval reserva- : Nursery.

'specifically Traffic Regulations with speed, which restric-deals tion. In disciplinary action, it 1 I L; 0930 Divine Worship -
Chaplain William A. Swets.
shall be such
I tions, is quoted below: as may -
L9W 1900 Instruction
be adjudged by a court martialfor Tuesdays,

"No person shall drive a vehicle military personnel, or the ,. s sA > : ; class for'personnel of ,,Presbyte-

at a speed greater than is United States Federal Court. for A :; rian or Reformed background,

reasonable and prudent 'under civilian personnel. Hospital Chapel.

the conditions and having regardto .
ALL. OF TIIESE facts and
the actual and potential hazards
many more of interest to all ve-
then existing. In event
hicle operators can be found ina
shall be controlled EmDThursday
speed as may
new pamphlet entitled Traffic
be necessary to avoid colliding
Regulations (NAS Jacksonville
with any person, vehicle, or other 5
5560.6A). These pam: April
conveyance on or entering the phlets are available at the Sta- Mainside Ransom (drama):

roadway in compliance with legal tion Police Office to personnelor .. Glen Ford, Donna Reed.
requirements and the duty to employees aboard this sta NATTCenter Target Zero

of all persons to use due care. tion. BADE FAREWELL Lester (drama
): Richard Conte, Peggie
Where no special hazard exists, McCain Goes I McCain, AMC, is "piped over Castle.
Inasmuch. as all personnel are the side" into civilian life after
the following speed shall be law-
concerned with the 31 in the Hospital Invasion of The
prevention of years Navy. Dewey
ful, but any speed in excess of traffic accidents, and because Out.Aftel. Stlnson, BM1, (left) toots the Body Snatchers (fiction : Kevin
said limits shall be prima' facie bosVs
pipe as fellow CPOs
each such McCarthy.
accident is always the

r result of a traffic violation, excerpts 31 Years row rive are McCain(from a bottom final salute.) Stinson Left; Friday, April 6

SCUTTLEBUTT from these regulations will Avery Coker, ADC; John Earn Mainside Timetable (dra-

appear periodically in the .J ax Lester E. McCain, chief avia hardt, BMC irom W. II. Ball, SIIC. ma): Mark Stevens, Felicia Farr.
t Right row ( bottom) James NATTCenter Ransom (dra-
f x Air News. tion structural mechanic, was ten. Lane, ADC; James Murphy -

dered a farewell salute last Friday AEC; and Jasper Howard, TMC., ma): Glen Ford, Donna Reed.

c N by fellow chief petty officers Hospital Target Zero: (dra

} CAG-l Feature who acted as sideboys as he was USS' Henderson, USS New York, ma): Richard Conte, Peggie Cas
old USS
.fN.Y:: Wasp, USS Philip tle.
1LX. "piped over the side" into civilian
Of. TV Show life after 31 years of active Navy pine Sea USS Kearsage and USS Saturday, April 7

vp Ay duty. Bennington. Mainside -. Honky Tonk (dra
taJ Carrier Air Group One will It
was during his tour of
duty ma): Clark Gable, Lana Turner.
be featured on 'This Is Your Prior to being piped over the aboard the first USS Wasp that NATTCenter Timetable (drama

Navy" over WJIIP-TV (Chan- side, McCain, whose last duty assignment he got his first dunking in the ): Mark Stevens- Felicia Farr.

nel 3&) Monday night, April 9, was with Fasron Nineat ocean
,.. as the carrier was sunk f in Hospital Ranson (drama):
: NAS Cecil Field
at 1930. his the Battle of the Coral Sea
on Glen
Ford, Donna Reed.
'r' Comdr. John'JIm, Com- retirement papers from Comdr Sept. 15; 1942. He was in the wa 1latlneesKiddie

mander Carrier Air Group John N. Myers, NAS Jax execu-- ter four hours, during which time matinee Saturday, April
ri One, and a member from each officer. he held onto a sailor, saving the I 7: Down Laredo Way (western).

i .. c t squadron in the Air Group will Born in Rosewood, Texas, Chief latter's .life, until the two were Also Show Business (comedy).

b-'if7IiP.w : explain the make-up and mis- McCain enlisted in the Navy in picked up by a destroyer in the Mainside movie-1800, 2000.
Q Denver in
October 1927. He
sion of air area. The chief
group. that hand e Sundays & holidays 1400 also.
1hofn 1 /o
opo/oofzt' for served
: Hill will explain the causes aboard many vessels, including the carrier's chaplain were NATTCenter movie-1400,

and effects of a sonic boom. the USS Pennsylvania, the last two to leave the ship be 1800 2000.

USS Oklahoma, USS Indianapolis, fore she went down. ,
movie 1900 only.Page .
Hospital -

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5 April 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three '

Seven Station Departments Attain Goal Of'65In 56' .. j

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"' ,.
1' 'w : ;
: ) To
Station Hopes Average

r 65 Percent Bond Participation .

Jax Air News readers during the past few weeks have

I It t been puzzled with the repeated appearance of the phrase

I "65 In 66".
i Tire story now can be told. The slogan was coined in '

a connection with the Naval Air Station's U. S. Savings Bonds

} : participation drive and has been used to represent this ac.,

Uvit 's desire to obtain the Navy average of 65 per cent

civilian participation in the Payroll Savings Plan.It .

revealed this week that -
4 Y. .h {T was
few weeks contacting employeeswho
seven NAS departments or offices
are not and
now participating
have attained ''65 In 56",for better.'
explaining to them the Navy's '

payroll Savings plan. From
>ar One department, 'Security, has
is ports received from solicitors, it'
reached 100 percent. Security
appears that the NAS Jax aver- '
comprised of thestation: firefighters -
age will exceed the overall Navy
guards, and investigative for-
figure of 65 percent.

ces.Other departments and offices *

attained 63 percent All employees have been
which have encouraged -
TOASTMASTER OFFICIALS These kix new official of the Jax Navy Toastmasters Club '
were Installed in ceremonies held last Thursday at the Officers Club. Left to are First Lt. participation includ Operations to avail themselves of

I Don Thomas, treasurer; Marine Capt. Tom Mooney, sergeant at arms;.Marine Major Mai Maloney Department, Industrial Relations the excellent opportunity provided -
president; Lcdr. Vince Anania, vice- president; First Lt. Tim Morrow, secretary; and Lt. BertUdovin Department, Administration Department through the Payroll Savings

vice president. The,club meets every Thursday at the'"0" Club. Legal Office, Service Plan to set aside a little cash

Information Office and Comptroller's each pay day for some future

SAFETYBox BuPers Reduces Critical Office. need. As one employee put it,

Personnel solicitors who are "You sign a pledge card one time

Score 1 participating in the program and from then on automatically

themselves have been for the past the amount you desire is deducted

Disabling Tuesday tnjurlc, April Through 3 Ratings From 25 to 16Critical Voluntary ContributionsTo from ther effort your on pay your without part.any fur-

This Month 0 petty officer ratings have been reduced from 25 to 16; Cancer Drive Those not participating now,

This year 1. according to the Navy Bureau of Personnel which said that a ratingis Personnel who wish to contribute are urged to jump on the "65 In .

Days Since Last critical when it falls below 75 per cent Of its authorized allow; to the Cancer Fund Drive can 56" bandwagon now by contacting .

Lost-Time Accident 113 ance. I. do so 'voluntarily via cannisters 'their department .solicitor and

The reduction is accredited to which will be placed around the signing a pledge card.BULLETIN.
ties. Some professional skills in
the general improvement in re- Station beginning next week. "

Hamlin' Cited enlistments, improved procure- the new ratings must have been There will be no special drive I
acquired, however. The Navy has
ment and classification procedures for funds. All contributions will I'
also set up a number of shortened -
transferring personnel froma be
voluntary. I
For Plane
Class A schools which vary
less critical rating to a more The Naval Air Station's fine
from one to 19 weeks and'provide training of greater numbers of
critical rating, and increased pet- industrial safety record of days
specialized training. technical ratings
WorkWilliam personnel in the
Salvage ty officer promotion. without a lost-time accidentwas
FIRST TERMERS attending without reducing the quality of

H. Hamlin, aviation I WHILE THE 16 ratings were these schools will get an oppor- training. It, will also make the stopped at 113 Tuesday.The .
113 without LTO
boatswain's mate second class, not specified, those, recently tunity to -attend the, longer and men available to the fleets for days

was given a,meritorious mast last shown to have less than 75 per more specialized school after they longer time periods after ,completing established a new NAS record,
I surpassing a previous one of 91
Friday for the major part he cent of required petty officersare re-enlist. This will permit the the training.
days. The record stopped at 113
played in the successful salvagingof : Quartermaster, n.' per cent;

a fleet aircraft that had crashedat radarman, 67.7 per cent; guided -.e days when an employee was

Lake Stevens, just south of missileman, 47.2 per cent; "radio injured during an inspection of .

Camp Dlanding.. man, 70 per cent; communications the BOQ.
Further details on the safety
technician, ,59.2 per cent;
The Banshee, floe by a pilot
draftsman, 69.0 per cent; musi- program and its record will be
attached to Fighter Squadron 101,
published next week.
cian 65.4 cent boilerman
per ; r ;
NAS Cecil Field, crashed while
71.4 per cent; L C. electrician,
in mid-
dive bombing the target
68.1 per cent; aviation guided
February. NAS Jax was assigned
missileman, 40.8 cent avia-
per ;
responsibility for salvaging the Navy Exchange
tion fire control technician, 12.3
plane and Hamlin, on crash-crew
per cent; air ofitrolman, 73.1
duty at the Operations Depart-
Assistance Desk
cent; aviation electrician's mate,
ment boathouse, participated in
68.3 per cent, and parachute rig-
the weeklong mission.
During this time he operated ger, 72.3 per cent. Aids Customers
Two others that might be
three types of vehicles and an
called critical are aviation electronics r.4'yYi''k : { }Ti..$' ''Yai..Xi: .. S Y+IM, rI The Customer Assistance Desks

(See Photo Pare 1) technician, 75.9 per cent, placed in the main sales areas of

and storekeeper, 75.1 per cent. \ i UQMt ASa1SlANft DEK Navy Exchanges at NAS Jar,

outboard motor boat, searched the ALTHOUGH DUPERS considers NATTCenter, and Naval Hospital -
swamp area on foot, assisted in ;'C
only 16 ratings are now critical xkt 9 are meeting with success, according -
removal of the body, and aidedin
the visual search for aircraft Navy publications list 31 ad- to Exchange officials.
ditional rates in which certain This added customer assistance
parts, and their subsequent recovery :
grades below the 75 A feature is a whereby Exchange
from the lake. Besides all pay are per program
cent authorized allowance. The patrons easily offer
this, he managed to do some cooking -
and vast amount of 'vacancies are in suggestions to aid in providing a
for the salvage crew
transported equipment and per- pay grade? E-4, attributed to the well-rounded selection of mer

sonnel between the Station and discharge of most Korea veterans chandise. This system will also

Lake Stevens. who had attained P02* ratings.To _, allow patrons t6 obtain more information .
improve its petty officer sit- about authorized items

During the eight days' opera- uation the Navy has several pro- PATRON ASSISTANCE Ann Simmons, PHI, takes advantage and services.All .

tion, Hamlin devote' more than grams by which personnel can of the new Customer Assistance Desk Installed at the Navy suggestions will be answer-
128 hours equalling daily while Mrs. Dolly Wiggins, store
a aver- Exchanges aboard the Station,
transfer from crowded to
age of 16 hours, to' the 'salvage ratings manager of the retail store at MaInsIde, offers added assistance. ed on the standard two-part mail
mission. In spite' of the sacrificeof the critical or other ratings of- Patrons may offer suggestions to aid in providing better service form provided at the Customer
fering more promotion opportuni"A and selection of merchandise with the use of the Assistance Desks. Assistance Desk. The sales clerksin
libertly hours, he never com-
all stores will assist
gladly pa-
plained or requested relief but,

maintained as the letter at of all citation times: a stated"co-, II Do's And Dont's Listed For Children I trons which is in to completing be dropped in the the form slot

operative spirit and untiring de- word to the wise is sufficient Don't ride with strangers. good advice for youngsters. provided on the top of the desk.

votion -to duty in keeping with ," is an old saying that Don't take gifts from stran They were asked to report to The Navy Exchange wants to

the high traditions of the Naval applies to all of us. the police or have someone else know how they can help personnel
gers.Do report: with questions they have
Service. The Police Department, get a license number.Do .
County of Nassau, N. Y.:, has Any stranger who tries t 0 about merchandise. They will be
A farmer once called his cow published a graphic message- tell your parent, teacheror glad to hear from all patrons.
join in play.
police officer when a strang.
"Zephyr"She to civilian parents and their .
,seemed such an amiable children the mil- er loiters near any'place where Any stranger who offers to
hephyr children gather.Do take you for a ride or walk. At the age of 24 Stephen

When the farmer drew near, itary Some as of well.the do's and don'tsparents remember that the police Any stranger who approaches Decatur was promoted to the

She kicked off hi{*,ear, were asked to impresson officer is your friend. you in the movies to talk to rank of Captain . He becamethe

And now the old fanner's their children are: The pamphlet also had some you or touch "ou.-AFPS( ). youngest officer in the United
much dephyr States Navy to hold that rank.


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I; Religious Revival Manifested Here, Easier Services Show

j "Where there were hun- Jacksonville. I chaplains as they looked out over that there prevails an urgent desire -

dreds, there are, ,now thous- BOTH'ST. EDWARD'S an4 AllSaints' the filled chapels, was "indescrib- to return to the hope and
t ands." able." He said the spirit of the religious responsibility that exist-

More and more a natural religious overflowing Chapels during were the filled Easter to, people, 'In these times of unparalleled ed during the Middle Ages. The
revival Is manifested in Increased -i danger and hope, indicates effect of this desire is bringingthe
Holy Week services in spite of
everywhere in closer On Easter Sunday afternoonthe
attendance at 'church I an overwhelming need to returnto people
the fact that the services
were CPO Club held
contact with the sacred cere- } a mammoth
services throughout America. Nowhere God.

doubled those of
over previousyears
Easter egg hunt for over 300
was this return to the religious -: in order to permit all per- THIS SENTIMENT was, echoedby children. Many fine prizes
I said further were
obligations of the Father McNally
past. sons opportunity to worship. Chaplain H., P. McNally Senior awarded to lucky children.
attendance duringall
and on which our nation was : that the large
founded, been more apparent' Chaplain Malcolm A. Carpenter Chaplain, who phrased it in Holy Week services in St. Grand prize, which was abi-,

than at military installations, including of All Saints' Chapel, said these words: "The response of the Edward's Chapel were most grati- cyce, was won by Janice Lancaster
I the Naval Air Station the feeling of the Protestant people bear out the idea fying fo all Catholic chaplains. daughter of Chief and Mrs.
.. Thomas. Lancaster. Lancaster is
a chief aviation machinist's mate
Up The SzarmanskiCited attached to Fasron 6 Jet shop.
More than 500 adults gathered in
LADDERWith For'Service the patio of the club to 'witnessthe
children searching for the
Civilians gaily colored eggs.

Following the egg hunt and
(Weekly the lax Air News in distribution of prizes, free soda
cooperation with the Industrial pop and candied eggs were dis-
Relation Department will list Alfred Szarmanski, foreman, of tributed to all children. Club offi-
.. various promotion for Naval Air NAS Jax Supply Department, was cials announced that due to the
personnel) honored here last Friday with a huge success and turnout of the
On the promotion roster effective commendation for 40 years of E-7s, their wives and children,
March 19 and 25, were 24 1 1---_ combined Navy military and civilian which numbered over 800 people,
employees, nine from Overhauland service.A that they plan to make this an,
Repair Department, five from personal letter of commend- annual scheduled event for the i
Public Works Department, seven ation from Secretary of the Navy, club. I
from Supply Department, two 'Charles S. Thomas, was read and On Saturday evening from 2000
from Industrial Relations Depart- t presented to Szarmanski by Capt. until 2100,_ a real southern fried
ment, and one from Miscellaneous. William S. Harris commandingofficer
.I :%YNY chicken dinner will be served at
of NAS Jax. Captain Harris $100 per person. Following the
Promoted at 0 & R were Arlene also pinned Szarmanski with a dinner, a dance will be held from
Mills, fiscal accounting clerk GS3to 40-year lapel service emblem. 2100 until 0100. Music will be fur-
supervisory fiscal accountingclerk "SZAR", AS liE IS known nished by an orchestra. No tickets
GS-5; Anne Darby, clerk- around the Station, was cited fora or reservations are required.
typist GS-2 to clerk-typist GS-3; long and noteworthy career that .

Charles Parish, shop planner _A'- >>;' ';._.w.r "JW N 'began t in May 1913 when he en-
(aircraft mechanic ordnance) second listed in
the Navy. He served un-
CITED FOR SERVICE Alfred Szarmanski, foreman, employed -
step to production control at the Supply Department, 1* congratulated by Capt. William til June 1929, when he accepted
specialist (aircraft) GS-9; Grace S. Harris, NAS lax commanding officer, following his receiptof employment at NAS Pensacola.
Ronsisvalle, clerk-typist GS-2 to a letter of commendation from the Secretary of the Navy for lie was transferred to NAS Jax
clerk GS-3 40 years of noteworthy federal service. Captain Harris also pinned
; in October 1940, and played an
Szarmanski with a 40-year federal service emblem. The Supply
Janette Kicklighter, typist GS2to Department employee has been active on many committees and important part in the establish-
clerk GS-3; Irene House, typist boards during his employment here. ment of the Supply Departmentof
GS-2 to stenographer GS-3; Peter the then new Air Station. In
Meclewski, radio mechanic third Summer Work At June 1941 he answered the call (Personnel are invited to visit
step to progressman aircraft me- Arrange Program again this time serving in active the usa Servicemen' Club at 37
chainc (general) first step; Cal- duty in the Navy until 'September West Monroe St. The club is open
vin Gray, supervisory progress- Station For College StudentsA 1945. from 0900 to 2230 daily).

man third step to supervisory THE SECRETARY'S letter Thursday, April 5-2000, Surprise -
Summer Work Program for college students in the
production control specialist (A/ closes with these words: The! loy- night.
various engineering fields ,has been planned for NAS Jack-
C) GS-11, and Frederick Kahler, alty and initiative which you have Friday, April 6 2000, Good
sonville Industrial Relations Department has announced.The .
\ apprentice aircraft i mechanic consistently demonstrated over food at snack bar-r-dancing.
f I (motor) fourth class to helper program, which lasts from be assigned to Overhaul and Re- the years can well serve as a pat- Saturday, April 7-1000. Open
I 'aircraft mechanic (motor) first June through September, will pair Department. tern for others to follow. You house all day; 2000, dance. '
step.Advanced provide an opportunity for en- APPLICATIONS from persons have every reason to be proud of Sunday, April 8-1000, Coffee
; at Public Works gineering students to put their interested in the Summer Work your record and I, as Secretary of hour, church; 1730, Vespers and
were Edwina Allein, clerk-typist training to work under the guid- Porgram are now being accepted. the Navy, express my appreciation refreshments; 2000, Movie, "Take
i GS-2 to cost accounting clerk ance of a professional engineer in Colleges in Florida, Georgia and for your exemplary service." Me To Town."
r GS-3; Samuel Drayton, laborer their field. The program too, acquaints Alabama have been contacted to During employment here at Monday, April 9 1900, Ping
I third step to helper (general) college students with make engineering students there I NAS Jax, Szarmanski has servedon pong.
i second step; James Kelly, truck government operations and servesto aware of this program. I practically committeeand Tuesday, April 10-2000, Bingo.
I driver (heavy) third step to mobile encourage graduates to make Anyone who has knowledge of board that every has been estab Wednesday April 11 2000,
f equipment dispatcher second their career in the Federal Serv- a person who might be interested lished. Some of the committeesfor Dance.

l step; James Conley, laborer third ice.THE should advise such person to filea which he has been a main- Thursday, April 12-Surprise
to cement worker first STATION PLANS to hire Standard Form 57, Applicationfor night.
I J step step, stay include Board of U. S. Civil _._ ._
and Devaughn Chason, plannerand 22* engineering students under Federal Employment, with the Service Examiners, Efficiencyand ---- --
estimator third step to lead- this program. Dependent on their Employment Office, Building 907, Performance Rating Boardsof I
! ingman (Public Woilcs! ). completed years of college, they or Box 22, U. S. Naval Air Sta- Review, Incentive Awards Membership In

Promoted n* Supply Department I I will be hired as Grades GS-2, 3, tion, Jacksonville 12, Florida. Committee, Wage Survey and
t were: Nolan Dorman,'clerk- or 4. Engineering" students in the Safety Committees. He also Insurance Group
following. fields are desired: aeronautical ,
i typist GS-2 to procurement clerk served as a panel member of the
t GS-3; David Baggs, tabulating architectural, chemical, Poor Fritz, our Dachshund, met Board of Civil Service Examinersin 'Plans Now OpenEnrollment
t" machine operator GS-3 to tabu- civil, electrical, industrial, me- his end running around a bonfire. connection with certain competitive
( lating equipment operation chanical and metallurgical. insurance
super- exams. He has served on In the
visor GS-4; Marjorie Stacy, typist Public Works will use two stu: He has a contagious smile many of the commanding officer's group plans of Blue' Cross and
\ GS-2 to clerk-typist GS-3; Bar- dents while the remaining 20 will. trench mouth. advisory committees in connec- 'Blue Shield is offered civilian

\ bara Flower, clerk-typist GS-3 to tion with personal hearings and employees of the Naval Air Station -
I. property and supply clerk GS-4; adverse actions.: I in the 1956 membership drive

t Magdeline Peters, clerk typist ( sS'a ""Szar" has occasionally partici- beginning April 9 and closing
( GS-2 to clerk-typist GS-3; Mary pated in the beneficial suggestion May 4.Present.
l Warren, property and supply program, and has encouraged members will be allowed -
f clerk GS-2 to property and supply many of his subordinates to actively to.make changes Jn coverageof
clerk GS-4, and Harry Hobbs, participate in such programs their existing policies, such as
laborer third step to helper painter H.RZ : third step.Advanced his outstanding performance of contracts or adding Blue Shield ;

' at Industrial Rela- duties Capt. N.most A. Helfrich recently, Supply by former Of- benefits.Procedure for applying for the I

!j tions Department were: Margaret ficer, in June 1955. plans is simple: Application cards

Boatwright, clerk-typist GSto .. can be obtained from the staff of
', appointment unit I supervisor respective personnel offices or

(typing) GS-4; and Thelma Federation Sponsors from the Employee Relations. De-
Bradshaw, clerk-typist GS-3 to partment, Building 907.
Dance April 6
personnel clerk (position classifi- 6 1956.
Sts., Southside on April ,
cation; typing) GS4.In t tNP The National Federation of The dance is open to the public
Miscellaneous was Edward Federal Employees, Local 1116, and tickets will be available at
scale sponsor an be
Wagner, guard GS-3, 0 & R De- model of the Albacore, possibly the world's fastest submarine Is dance, anniversary the door.< Door prizes
to warehouseman first readied for testing for the Navy In the Langley Field, Va. wind commemorating five years given during the evening. Music
partment tunnel. Experiments were conducted to verify operational characteristics activity at NAS Jax, at the Py- for'the evening will be furnishedby I
step Supply Department. obtained In the ,new hull streamlining of the submarine. thian Center, Kipp and Alverez an orchestra.'QIir I


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5 April 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five I

Tt y.f. 'f 1+m.. y '\ Most Six-Month Trainees j

a ,t llI I Y., Like New Reserve SetupMost

of the Army's six month- reserve trainees are glad they

joined, according to a recent survey announced by the Department .

of the Army.
(Prepared by NATi'C Librarianfor Ten times as many 'reservists !:
training ((21 per cent), avalla-
aU Navy libraries in the area). : liked the program as disliked it, (23
bllity of special training ( .
Now that Spring is officially / the survey found. One-fifth of the
Y per cent), and reduction of the I
I I here no one will be surprised that 4 men, quizzed during the last active duty obligation (23 percent n I

i we mention the interest in poetry weeks of their basic training at ). Others listed were school '7!
i, and music. Some think it is the S. Y six camps, bad not made up their plans and patriotic motives. i',,,1'

troubadour latent in all of us; minds about the plan. INDIVIDUAL weapons train- !!

i I some insist it's the perennial ASKED THE MOST desirable ing won the popularity contest I"

"young man's fancy". features of training; the reservists among basic subjects., made 1

We maintain everyone is at all named opportunity to learn a the top three in 87 per cent of .{j

times interested in beauty, r e. a trade: ; and further their educa- the questionnaires. Next in order .'

whether of sight or sound. or tion. were first aid and hygiene, and
: thought or being in love! Top reasons for enlisting troop information and education. ,

It's Easy To Make Music: Basic ___ __ t ., .. l lYVEASTER were the chance for useful Job More than half the trainees :j
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I principles for most popular Instruments EGG HUNT A liked all the subjects presented.The j

I and that title isn't pleasant surprise was the turn Army said the survey was
made to improve the six months'training
fooling. :
out at the CFO Club Easter ?
of the reservists and
Songs Of American Folk: egg hunt held last Sunday on
( Words, music and delightful illustrations the club's ground's. Some 800 spur enlistments in the new pro
for old favorites. people, including 300 eager -7J gram.- ). .

Basic Songs For Male Voices: children, were on hand for a
More favorites for any gathering day of fun. Top view shows

with the urge to sing. part of the crowd on hand just

Treasury Of American. Ballads: before the party began. In the

The gay; naughty and classic are bottom view Janice Lancaster,
here without music except that daughter of Thomas Lancaster, k.L

for the spoken word. Wonderful ADC, of Fasron Six, accepts a SALTY HUMORFROM
collection. bicycle as first prize for findingthe '
most With her is her
Bar-Room Ballads: The most eggs. ,. ,
popular of several collections by mother, Mrs Thomas Lancaster. reporter from a big city

Robert W. Service. newspaper stopped at the office
of a little rural weekly. Duringthe
Rublyat Of Omar Khayyam: We Safety Lucky Bucks
conversation he asked the
seldom have. enough copies to Earned By Three FA )fgfr \ F aged editor of the weekly, "How
meet the demand of those who '
r do to circulation
would quote' from the famous Three more persons collected you manage keep .
lines. a free buck for correctly recitingthe in a town where the people
safety slogan for March. know what everyone else is do.
The Prophet: A positive phil- ing?" .
osophy expressed by the Prophet Recipients of free dollar bills The country editor grinned a
who is asked to speak of such last week were B. A. Howard, little and "The
replied, only reason
things as love, life, friendship, and W. A Hester of Public Works Drop Early Out Plan; they read the paper is to see
and Muller of
Department, Joyce
marriage, sorrow, etc. Most adults The March who's been aught at it. ; ,1
prefer this to the negative Supply Department.

thoughts if of Omar Khayyam and, slogan Safety, Make was "There's It Your Business"Profit in. Reserve Enlistments Up "How old .-are you, Bobby?" (\
haven't it
you read you'll have asked the visitor. I
the of The new safety slogan for Aprilis .
joy finding something new
i "Oh, I'm just at that awkward
which you'll want to read, many : "Monkey Business Has No Plans to release about'100OOO military personnel from ,
times. Business In Any Business". active duty six months early as a means of bolstering the age. "
i Defense "Really, said the visitor, "and
ready reserves has been the Department.
Bolts Of Melody: Little gems of I A recent increase in the enlist- I just what do you considerthe.
ideas in these poems by Emily ment rate of the reserve train- in the Jax Air News February awkward age?"

Dickinson. (Seems to have won- Li1E' ing program has made the early 16, amounted to adoption of a I "Well," said Bobby, "I'm too

derful. quotes for those letters! ) out plan unnecessary, it was an- provision of the 1955 Reserve old to cry and too young to cuss." ;

Writing Your Poem: Ever nounced. Forces Act, which permits the .
wished you could? Try this for separation of servicemen up to Two casual golf acquaintances ,
help in those inspired moments. The early out plans, revealed six-months early if they agreedto were Walking toward the

Final Answer: Grantland Rice's participate in ready reserve green when they sighted two

last collection. The great sports training.In women coming over the hill
UNION "I say," remarked one of the
writer CREDIT
who gave us the famous revealing the halting of the
lines, "For when the one great 4f plan Secretary of Defense Wilson. men, here comes my wife with
DATAWhen some old hag she picked up""And
Scorer comes 'o write against
: cited figures which showed that .'
here mine with
i your name, He marcs: not that R. 1,082 men had enlisted in the reserve comes an
borrows ,
'I a person money other, retorted the other, icily.
you won or lost but how rou rXk
: program during one week
i from some of the small loan com- 'I
played the game." the total to
bringing signed
household up
panies 0 r A canine's delight is in chasing a
over 20,000. It was the first week
without fully
I goods or cat,
i I loan cost he of- that enlistments topped the 1,000
II I considering Oc at least, that's the popular
Navy Turns. ten pays from 10 percent to 33% mark, although they had been notion.
approaching that figure lately.
percent interest. Do dogfish, wonder, put catfish

Down Uniform M1 [ Members of the Jax Navy Credit The Defense Department hopesto to rout,
I: Union know better. They know enlist 100,000 young men in the When they meet in the depths of
Credit Buying I,4 V- tA. that financing of goods or bor- six-month program yearly. the ocean?

rowing of money should cost no '
: The Army and the Air Force .
IS.'c than one percent per monthon
w can buy uniforms on timebutnot the unpaid balance when they Photo Contest Entries To
so the Navy I I
q, tv, have a good credit rating. They
Installment buying of many borrow or finance through the
'jSySY.y /p. 6ND 12
N.M By April
uniform items is approved for Jax Navy Credit Union.
warrant .
officers officers and -
S ; : Why do people throw- good who wish to
I NCOs on active duty in the two money'away by paying excessive photographers Interservice Pho- trict are eligible to submit photo-
sister services, through an graphs. The District contest will
interest charges when money is tography Contest are remindedthat
Army and Air Force Exchange d quickly available close by aboard time is ge'!ng short. be held on or about April 16,

service allowing on-time buy- the station? We Just don't know Photographs, accompanied by while the Interservice Contest,

ing.But unless it is because they don't properly filled-out entry 'blanks, conducted- jointly by the Army,
the Navy Bureau of know about the Credit Union must be submitted to NAS Spe- Navy (including Coast Guard),
Supplies and Accounts has Plan.If cial Services before next Thursday Air Force ,and Marine i is)s will
turned thumbs down credit be held in the Pentagon. Washington .
i on
you are not a member, why ,-April 12. The blanks may be
I buying. D. C., on or about June 1.
not telephone extension 8508 or obtained at Special Services Office -

I I Two reasons are suggested ..... call at Building 39 for complete Building 930. On that date The contest is designed to interest
I for the Navy's nix-the tran- L '" information today. You will be all entries will be forwarded to the amateur and beginnerin

sient status of many Navymen, SUITS .US FINE Smiling glad you did because a $5 share the Sixth Naval District Photography photography and to encourage
and the increased bookkeeping Jean Moorehead is modelingthe will make you eligible for a low 'Contest where entries for participation in photographic ac

required for Navy resale Cut all-nylon ,swimsuit to be cost loan with the balance Insured the Interservice contest will be tivities. Contest rules were pub
lets. The Navy itself gives no worn by girl swimmers of the free of cost in case of deathor selected.All lished in the March B issue of the

reason for the veto, but indi- 1956 U.will S. Olympic be played Mel-The disability. Both military and military personnel on active Jax Air News, and are availablein '

cates that a possibleexpansionof games bourne, Austrailia. And if the civilian employees of the Depart duty for 90 days or more at Navy the Special Services Office or
the use of lay-away plans other girls fit into the suit as ment of the Navy in this area can and Coast Guard -...+ivities or in can be gleaned from 'BuPeri Notice -,*
may be approved. well as young Jean, it figures become member! I ships within the Sixth Naval Dis- 1700.IC .
our side won't shape up too bad.




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1 t f: S Seven In Blind Claim BogeyThe Prizes II 1-\Fishing Camp'at Mainside Angler's Nook I: Tourney ComFairJax UnderwayThe Links

"Gone FishinV* aro words
ComFairJax Staff 72-hole
number drawn out'of the by .
taken to heart
hat in the weekly Blind Bogey personnelof medal play handicap tourney is

golf( meet held on the Station the Jacksonville area commands v :k off to a flying start with 13 of the II
as they spend many .v 18 golfers entered having com-
last Saturday turned out
t greens liberty hours the watersof IL
,. on
pleted the first 18-hole round,
; to be a lucky 74" for seven of the St Johns river enjoying .
nine their second round and several -
60 entries. the solitude of nature. :: : hJ even progressing through
Linkstcrs who made off with Headquarters for such activity
their third round.
the prizes for the meet after com is the Station's Fishing, Shack
John Burhans is leading the
bining their 18-hole,' totals and operated by Mainside's Special x '
M tourney with a 150 after completing -
handicaps included B. C Hamilton Services
supplying 'enthusiastic
two rounds. Jim DierJ-er has
82-8; Gorden Mobley, 89-15; anglers with all the equipment ht : is a one stroke lead on George John

R. E. Lieurance, 89-15; A. C. necessary.
.' son after three,rounds with a net
Fowler 92-18 J. L. Grayson 96- 1
; Located at the foot of Langley medal of 228.
22 James Sedlack 96-22 and Ed
; Street, directly behind the Navy The "net" low medal scores as

Fenton, 9723. Exchange gas station right on posted are: Don Hardy 74-80;

The Blind Bogey is held ev- the banks of the St. Johns river, i Jim Dierker 75-79-74; George
ery Saturday on the Station the camp is open to all Station Johnson, 75-81-73; Edward Fen- .
course dnd is open to all hands. officers and enlisted personnelfrom ton, 857176Chuck;- Schoder, 84-

0800 to sunset daily. 74-79; John Burhans, 77-73; Rich-

IN OPERATION the year ,. _........... ........T ... ; ard Greene, 80; Ray Lariviere,
AGO AN-P' 75-81-80 Len Curtis 79-82-82
Wage ; ;
around; the rush of
activity nevI I ITS EASIER NOW Gating a boat Into the water at the ,Bob Clarke, 79-86-78; Al Thompson -
er ceases around the camp for: Malnside Fishing Camp Is easier now, thanks to a recently completed 84 William Hall 80 and
Badminton WarIt's the crew which maintains and i ramp. The ramp Is one of the newer features of the camp, ; ,
handles up-keep of all equip headquarters for Station anglers. LUjg) Matt Kurlllch, (left) Gordon Brooks, 98.Beaumont.
a fast and furious race in and Richard McGeen. AMSC, chief in'charge of the Fishing Camp, 4 .
ment well
,. as as furnishing information I
intramural roll out the first to use the new ramp.
the NATTCenter bad-
to those
desiring helpon II Paces
minton league, with Aviation choosing a'good spot to catch
Ground Officers School and Air- I supplies rods and reels for Station and Marine Barracks all contrib
the big ones or just general fisherman -
man Preparatory School No. 1 info.Supplies anglers, complete with line, uted their time and effort towardthe NAWS-1 To 70-2

see-sawing back and forth ,for 1 hooks, sinkers_ and. bait. Wormsare building of the new boat
the lead. handled by the Fish I kept on hand at the Fish launcher and the final loads of
Ten Pin Record
Moving up a notch on the lad- Shack and issued on a first-come I' Shack at all times, with live bait dirt used for fill-in were unload.

der, after a surprising.tussle with first-served basis include 16 out-. available when.obtainable. When ed and smoothed down last week. It isn't often that a bowler; rolls
board motor boats and two row in season, shrimp and crab nets Manned by a four-man crew
AN-P No. 1, NAWS now rests in 200 a game, averaging 600( a set
third place. Led by Jim Bertolino, boats. Ready for-use are 34 motors can also be checked out from under the supervision of Rich- consistently week after week

still undefeated in six encounters, including 7H-horsepow- the camp for use. ard McGee, AMSC, the Fish That's what makes Harry Beau-

AN-P No. 1 recovered from the er, ten 5-horsepower, and ten Newest addition to this fisher- Camp is busy from morning until mont of Naval Air Weapons System .,

blow administered,by NAWS and 3-horsepower motors. man's nook is the recently com- night. Repairing motors, boats, School Team No. 1 the..rage

slammed out'a 3-0 win over Ad- DURING WEEKDAYS the 3- pleted boat-launching ramp used rods, reels and nets, makes the of NATTCenter's I n t r amural
ministration.Jim motors for lowering small craft into the
horsepower may be checked day pass quickly for Jim Gibbons Bowling league.
Clipp of AGO, who shares off the Station for 24houruse river. After establishing the new
WORKING PARTIES from SA, Larry Clark, SN, and
the glory with AN-P's Bertolinoof and on the weekend begin- league record for individual high

being the only other badminton ning on Friday afternoons, for 48 Public Works, Special ,Services, Fred Griesman.... AA. set last Thursday,. March 22,

player remaining undefeated, hours. Beaumont followed with a 623 -

holds a 6-0 mark. Ideally located for both salt set performance Tuesday and a

Other match results last week and fresh water fishing, the camp Jax Navy Ringmen Cop high game of' 230 on Thursday.
show Aviation Ordnance over NAWS-1 IS STILL keeping a
tight rein on first place with a
AN-P No. Two; AN-P No. Two
turning around later in the weekto SPORTS ixLaurels 70-2 recorded, and an 847-game
whitewash over Aviation average. Tom Barger bowled a
219 in a 568 set Tuesday as the
Storekeepers, 3-0. The AK unit
suffered a setback, when it drop- SCHEDULEFor Jax Navy's pugilists brought home the bacon from the NAWS-1 force took four markers

ped three more points to NAWS Sixth Naval District Boxing Tourney held at NAS Memphislast from Aviation Ordnance School,
School. ( Week of April 4-April 12.) week, and now have their eyes on the Eastern. All-Navy and Vince Conley led the attack

Marine Aviation Detachment Baseball: Jax Fliers vs. Uni- competition at Newport, R. I. for the first-placers on Thursday
versity of Florida Freshman, as the unit collected another four
dropped three matches to AE The Fliers under the coachingof
there, April 11. semi-final and finals matches with from NAWS-3.
School but saved face by winning Bob 'Perkins, copped four first
Fourth ranked Aviation
second-round. knockouts Store-
Golf: Jax Fliers vs. Florida s
one lone marker from Special to win with total of 33
Services 2-1. State University, there, April 6, places a John Williams of Jar Navy keeper School moved up the lad-
Jax Fliers in Jacksonville City points. Memphis Navy took second captured the light middleweight der to the third spot last week
Current team standings: AGO and Glynco Ga. Naval Air Station winning all 'four points from
Amatuer, second round, here, division by knocking out Glynco's
School, 14-4, AN-P No.1, 13-5; third.JACKSOIjVILLE'S. NAWS-2 and adding another
April 8.Boxing. was Hecker in one round in the finals.
NAWS School, 13-5;; AE School, three points defeating ANP-2
14-7; Special Services, 11.10; : Jax Fliers travel to Rudy Lara, Also sharing the spotlight in the 3-1. ,

AN-P No. Two, 7-11; Marine Air, Newport, Rhode Island to com- welterweight, was voted the out- champions' circle was Floyd Daw- AVIATION Ordnance School

6-12; AO School, 5-12, and AK pete in the All-Eastern boxing standing fighter of the tourney. kins, who had the fastest KO in narrowed the race between the

School, 216. tournaments, April 10. The 147-pounder won both hisPISTOL the tournament, knocking out second third and fourth
I place
Glyncc's Thomas in the finals in
standings it took three
31 seconds of the first round. I as big
ones from ANP-1. John Burner-
Light Bill Wallickof '
paced the match with a 544 total.
Jax the fourth ;
was varsity
r ANP-1 had little difficulty in
boxer to win in the finals. Bill I
stomping cellar-dwelling Aviation -
dccisicncd Glynco's Wombolk in
S t Y.Y r. Electricians School, 4-0.
S. 5.
the light heavies cl
1 Surprise of the week was AE
OF THE NINE Jmen who' School's win over favored Avia-

A made the trip to Memphis, eight tion Ground Officers School team,
: boxers entered the finals, with 40. AGO School turned around
1. A" ybtifA ylt x 3. Z ay .:y 'M .
: four of the Jax team finishing un later in the week and with the

t defeated. help of Dave Fret, who rolled a
f : -
1 Boxers who made the trip with 521 set, blasted Special Services
Coach Bob Perkins and officer in 4-0. '

: r.E a sw ait charge of the boxing team, Lt. Bill: Current individual records established

Lyons, include Dan Mura, 112 Ib; in the league are:

; ; ? 82r: Salvadore Franco, 118 Ib; Floyd Individual high game 248,

Dawkins, 132 lb; Rrdv Lara, 147 George 'Sauers, NAWS-2.

... lb; John Williams, 156 Jb; John Individual high set-655, Harry
Baxley, 165 lb; Bill Wallick, 178 Beaumont, NAWS-1.

Y lb; and Mickey King, heavyweight Individual high average -188,
E;.r f'
Tom Barger, NAWS-1.

The four division champs, Lara,

Dawkins, Williams and Wallick
: will leave April 9 to compete in

,, the Eastern All
> -Navj Boxing
4 .' 5- _- tourney being held at Newport,
,';' Rhode Island. The team will rc-*-
(,' \ resent the South-ea tern Districts.

"- in the tournament. ** Jax should I

"...:.-, CLUB READY "Ready on the firing lln'* Is the Jax Nary Pistol Club which win the All-Eastern, the boxing 1
..f# has formulated final organizational plans and elected officers. Left to right are Comdr. Almon White varsity will go on to compete;
, S NAS Jax Security Officer, pistol dub sponsor; Walter Bowen, AEC, rice president; Ensign FreiFreaks against the top teams of the West: .
: Lt. Paul Pieper, board of directors; St stanton Smith; Virerido de Lairs, PHC, executive in the All-Navy tourney later In I
officer, John Lepler. AMC, secretary and treasurer. Not shown Is Ralph Allen, AOC' president. the month, tentatively scheduledfor I a1' M
The club has 30 qualified small arms coaches and urges Indhridoals Interested In pistol shooting I
:, to Join the club. Next meeting Is April :5.I Mass. '


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; 5 April 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven :I

: : .. '-41':;,<':: '':"',:' 'I FLIERS' '
Crackerjax : :: :>(- STALWART Fliers Four Of

.; : 'fY.P Expected to bear- Drop ::1

Open Play hurling for the the brunt chores Jacksonville 'of the-'' Five Diamond Tilts ?:

April 12The y 1A Navy Fliers I Since winning their opening game after returning to (:

this season Is diamond warfare following a two-year absence, Jacksonville i
southpaw Frank Navy Fliers' fortunes have 'taken a slight dip and now the t
Crackerjax tballcrs: will Jankunis. A re- Fliers find themselves with four losses in five starts. .
launch their 1956 Softball competition turnee from last
After thumping the Universityof i
i battle. Jini Boroff started for the ,
next year,
Thursday evening, 12-0 In the curtain-
Kentucky, ,
Fliers with Ronnie Syme coming
: has recorded the d
April 12, on the road against the rt raiser Wednesday, March 30, the
j. only victory for in relief in the third. The two issued -
Fliers took it the chin from 1
Pensacola Waves in a two-game on
i the Fliers t o some dozen walks between
the same Kentucky club, 7-3. the f J
series. dare them. Bernie
I a 12-0 she- Slater did the back-
following day dropped two to
; 'tt
of stopping. Kenney Lcdkemp went
I lacking theUniversity
The Station lassies beat the r American International Collegeof :
f Gosettes out of a try at the Women's of Mass. 4-2 and all the way for Kentucky. Jax
i Eastern All-Navy championships Kentucky. The ,Springfield, picked up five hits, while KU collected -
7-5;; and bowed to Amherst Col-
Fliers are on the seven.
reason when the lege 10-3.
local gals took three games out road this week JAX PLAYED host to a pair of ,:
of four 'played between the two and return homeon I THE FLIERS are on the road. clubs from Massachusetts last .
teams. against April the Flor- with games against Pine astleI weekend. American ,international .
t ida State Frosh. I AFB and return home April 20, College drubbed the locals in a
Sharpening up of the outfield Since the opener for a two-game set with the Saturday encounter, 4-2, and
and infield is in store for the girls- the Fliers have Florida State Frosh. came back on Monday to" defeat
in-blue this week, according to bitten the dust
In In 4 straight Southpaw Frank Jankunis toss- the trying Fliers again, 75. The
Coach Matt Kurilich. Much work
outings. The Filers Fliers outhit the "down Easterners"
and ed a two-hitter for the Fliers in -
rugged training sessions
to have outhit
in the first fracas but
'their with but errors
'smooth out the rough edges will their opponentsin opener Kentucky,
,be in order at the nightly prac- the majority since then the Fliers' mound and free passes proved' their
tice. It is hoped that- a practice o f frays, but corps has gotten a good working downfall. The Fliers had two runs
loose Infield and over. The Fliers posted seven on six hits and five errors, while
between the Waves and
game one
outfield play hasproved
AIC posted four runs ,on four
of their city leacue opponents can costly runs in a big second inning to
be scheduled for the coming Others sharing ice the first contest. Both clubs I hits and three effors.
week. mound duties are got six hits. The second KU .fray American International's second -
Jim Boroff, Ron- found the Fliers on the short end win over the Fliers on Mon-
Ellen Carlson, Carol Hooser": nie Bob Taylor.Syme and 7-3 in an abbreviated five-inning day was at the expense of Ronnie

Melwenn Grant, and Diana Fitzpatrick Syme, who was touched for nine
are the four chuckers on 36-Holo Links Meet bingles, while his mates pounded '
the Crackerjax pitching staff who three AIC moundsmen for 10 hits.
are expected to keep the Wavesin For Center PlayersA Fliers' shortstop Pete Pemberton :

contention. 'Nancy Ward will 36-hole medal play golf tour- was hitting star of the fray with
be on the receiving end. three safeties.
nament for personnel attached to

Shirley Hanson, Anr Cooper, Naval Air Technical Training Easter Sunday at Mason Field
Ruth Bradshaw, LaDonna Walsh, Center has been scheduled at the Bob Taylor took the mound in

and Nancy Gibbons will fill out Station course from April 14 to an effort to put the Fliers back.. .
the infield slots and Sophie Saya- April 22. on the right track, but he was
tovich, Winnie Robillard, and All entries must have an established blasted in the seventh and relieved \
Chris Buck holding down the handicap or submit an by Jim Boroff as the Fliers
outfield positionCenter attested 18-hole card prior to suffered a 10-3 beating from Am-

e April 8, in order to be eligible, Mainside Loop To Open herst. Slater and Jim Basiliero
according to NATTCenter Special shared the backstopping chores

Varsity Services, sponsor of the tourney. for Jax. Taylor and Boroff gave
There will be no entry fee.Tcnnismen up eight hits, while their mates
With 26 Teams 26
SoftBallers e I April were pounding out 11.
4s > -
Add Originally scheduled to open action April 9, the Mainside

Await OpenerPrimed Two Victories Intramural Softball League has now been re-slated to open Blue Bolts
play April 16, with a near-record entry of 26 clubs vying ,

and ready for action: Jacksonville Navy's tennismen for honors. Fairjaxmen
That's the status of the NATT added victories No. 2 and 3 within Late entry of six teams caused .
the past week with decisions over rarin' to go are VW-4, VF-171,
Center Varsity softball unit, as the one-week delay in opening
it await's' the opening of the 1956 Concordia Seminary of St. Louis action with all clubs having VA-175, VF-173 Fasron 109, O&R, Round Victors

Jacksonville City League April and High Point College N. C. in "heard the rules" and now toe Operations, VP-16, Supply, Hospital First '\
round of
16. matches played at Boone Park. the mark for that mad race to the VAH-1, VP-18, ComFairJax the Mainside intramural -
The Fliers took the measure of. I bowling league came to
finjsh. VA-45, Easron Six, VA-44,
Not faring too well in the Com- Concordia 6-1 last Saturday a close last week, and as no sur-
BOQ, VA-172, Personnel, VC-62
Still undecided is the placingof
mercial League during last season't prise to fans, ComFairJax still
winning four of five singles mat-
FaetuLant, VF-22, VF-43, NAR-
clubs. Whether the clubs shall
play, the team under the dominated the American league
ches and both doubles. The Fliers ,
TU Marine Barracks and Com
coaching Of Frank Fosenbenner, shutout High Point Tuesday, 9-0. be divided into one league or two munications.. while VA-172 Blue Bolts managed
"hopes to regain the City League The Fliers record is now 33. divisions American and National, to hang onto their slight marginin
championship it held in 1954. Jax-High Point Summaries: as in the past, was not determ the National division.

Chuckers Jim Mott and Pete Singles: Leon Wilson beat Bill ined as late as Tuesday.IN Com Fair Jar copped three

Estes both righthanders, shared Huguele 6-1, 6-3; George Wood CASE OF ONLY one league, KNOW YOUR games and total points from Pub-

the duty on the hill for the encounters beat Ken Tew 6-2; 6-3; H. Bell the team with the best won and IM ATHLETEThis lic Works in last weeks matches,
with Joe Verbanic and beat Ray Wicker 6-0, 6-0; Jack lost record shall be champion. If winning 40. Results of other
Fred Rammayer handling the receiving Candland beat Dale Swerenger two teams are tied for first, only week's intramural. ath- matches played in the American .
end for the batteries. 6-3, 6-1; Dave Schultz beat Paul one game shall be played \to determine lete is 'hardly a stranger in league include Electronics over

Looking sharp and giving top Stanton 6-2, 6-0; Kevin Ryan beat the title. In case of two intramural circles. Gordon Dispensary, 4-0;' Fleet Air Wing

performances f at the nightly practices Tom MacMahon 6-1, 6-3. divisions, the winners of each Blackstock, AD2, is not only Eleven over Special Services, 3-1,

Jerry Annuszewskl, Ib; Doubles: Wilson and Wood beat league engage in a playoff for the well' known around NAS, but and Supply over NAMTD, {-a.

Buster Rahn 2b; Bud Southwick, Huguele and Tew 6-1, 6-2; Cand- crown. is also a familar.figure around NATIONALS

3b; George Guzman, ss; Art'Dor- land and Bell beat Wicker and A playoff if practicable, between the surrounding Jax area.Reporting. VA-172 B. B. 39 5 .

nath If; Hank Powell, cf; Lefty I Swerenger 6-2, 6-{; Ryan and Jim the Mainside and NATT- I to VF-22 39 9

Allen and Bill Vonocih, rf, are I Brown beat MacMahon and Stan- Center champions, will be stagedto Fasron 9, NAS, VC-62 37 11
probable first stringers. :ton 6-2, 63. determine the Al1-Station Cecil Field in Fasron 6 31 17
---- V AII-l .
champion. 1952, "Blackie"has 30 18
ANY TEAM UNABLE to field played soft- Communications 31 21

'Big Bill' Leads Qualifiers nine men by game time of not ball with Navy VA-H r 29 23
later than 1615 shall suffer a for- units and in VP-16 ___ 18 30VW

In Station Links feit and if both teams are unableto I!Jax City league -{ _,_ _? 17 35

TourneyThe field nine men both suffer a ..... i for the last V A-17211.S. __..-12 36

Station golf course was.the forfeit, league officials point out. Blackstock lour years. Add VA-175 11 37
scene for plenty of action last the 1954 trophy, was at his best All games shall be of seven one year of baseball experiencewith VP-173 4 44 :

Saturday as 55 entries toured the Saturday as he led the way in innings duration, unless the scoreis NAS and you have a AMERICAN

greens to qualify for the Station the qualifications, shooting a low tied and extra innings are necessary highly qualified athlete.A ComFairJax _49 3
Golf Championship tournament. net score of 71. Four and one-half innings versatile performer, Gor- Supply 42 10

The match-play tournament Newcomer Don Glass just one shall constitute a legal game. don handles any infield slot FAW-ll 37 15

opened yesterday afternoon and par behind Scarbrough, strokeda Units signed up for action and In his five seasons of experience Boathouse _30 22-
will continue through three weeksof 72 net.Other he has' been catcher, Personnel 27 21
play. Station golfers whq.broke second baseman, softball pit- Electronics -29 23
This year's contest should be a under 80 in the qualifying rounds WEEKEND TIDE cher, and baseball chucker for Dispensary 26 26
top-notch with 1955 golf cham- include Chuck Summitt, 73; Walt HIGH LOW the Jax Fliers varsity in 1954. o & R .. 26 26

pion Lou Chaff on hand to defend Strader, 76; Jattie. Rivers, 76; A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. Fans will see "Blackie" in NAMTD -_-, 26 26
his title plus two other one-time John Johnson, 76, Tom Bayliss, Fri. 4:14: 4:45: 10:27: 10:48: action this season with VC-62's' Special Services 25 27
station champions.Big 77; Harry Webb, 77; and Joe Sat., 5:05: 5:32: 11:11: 11:35: unit, in the Mainside intramural Public Works- 1 45
Bill, Scarbrough holder of Stutz, 79. Sun. 5:52: 6:16: 11:52: __ softball league. Waves a 40
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Page Eight JAX AIR NEWS 5 April 1956

Fasron 109, VP-18, VW-4, .V. '175, VF-I73, : \ "T,F;n,' r,;j 1'A' ,' Ultra Modern
"'''1il .'
VF-43, VAH-1 ReportScouting .\i'" _\ >" J (Continued from Page 1)

: .r1- : appearance of the old control
SquadronsFasron109 t'lj1h room. Gone is the cumbersome

y 4, ship's glass which served .so often
I as a photographic prop for'

Fasron 109 is in the jet businessnow for Arthur Terry, SN, as his wife guests in the tower. Gone: also is

Last week, the squadron received presented him with a fivepoundgirl .i. :,' the central post' which blocked
) ;
: !::; :.
its first J-57 engine and a ; last Friday morning. vision and impeded passageway

section of the- hangar is set up The squadron has been turningto A SOUND-PROOFED ceiling
for a work shop to serve this type provides excellent acoustics.
on the softball diamond in
engine. Something nqw for a pa- Cone-shaped non-reflecting light
trol type Fasron.M. preparation for the coming sea- :: fixtures are desk .' controlled

C. Buries, SR, reported to son. Results of the first few practices where the 75 watt bulbs may be

Fasron 109 for duty after com- has been a great number of dimmed or brightened at will.

pleting his recruit training at sore muscles, states Ltjg's) Gel- 1".t.: '; ,, ,,:: And, of course, the room is.air. -

Bainbridge' Md. zer Sims and Ken Smith. ... .. conditioned;
The squadron lost two men this \ ;1 The entire layout was plannedby

week. They were: V. L. Park, Attack Squadron\ 175 welcomes 1J Thomas and D. P. Pistulka,

PN1, who was transferred to the aboard Donald E. Willis$, YN1, .4'J J air controlman first class. Both

USS Cromwell, (DE 1014)) and E. who reported from staff, Com- : 'men were ont duty in the tower
C. Kuhrt, DC1, who was trans- ib ? ';iF! when former operations officer
AirPac, NAS North Island, San 5
ferred to the USS Johnston (DD) S 4 Comdr. Harry L. Harty initiated ,
at Newport, R. I. Diego; Calif.., and Robert C.; Mc- ; .. the planning of the tower con- y

Ginnis, SA, who reported last ? ( k kS j struction. Now as they survey

VP-18 week. the final results, they find it good.'

VP-18 has received two more Lt., Glen Gallagher, who reported ALL THAT CAN be is auto'

letters of commendation for mis- to the squadron just priorto matic and built in. Switchboards

sions accomplished while deployed leaving for school, has just returned provide control of traffic lightsat
in Iceland. A letter of appre- from Aviation Ordnance the Commissary runway

ciation was received from the School in California.The approach and the center field. The

Shipowner Company and the press of a button soudns an ,immediate -
crew of the Norwegian ship Jop- squadron bade farewell to crash alarm And cupboards

iter, for the assistance given to Robert G. Littlejohn, AD3, who ..,.. ,. .. wdr''xAhwr' .row nn.mwi .:? ..w.....:J beneath the the 'smooth
she received orders to Corpus Christi!, continuous
the when caught desk
Jopiter was surfaces conceal
NEW TOWER Twenty feet higher than Its predecessor and
,- in the ice off the east coast of Texas. with a complete SCO degree vision, the NAS Jax Operations tower shelves, brackets and space for
Greenland. VF-18 sent a plane to now commands an unimpeded view of ramps, runway and all loud speakers, and additional
her assistance and dropped much VF-173 Station structures. -The tower, rising 75 feet, will soon be flanked equipment and supplies.
At an all hands party last week by a new air traffic Control center and four 100-foot needed supplies to the crew. for Joint the Air Force and Civil Aeronautics Ad
use by Navy, ,
Another letter of appreciation the officers defeated the chiefs on ministration. .. Station

received from Col. Morton the softball diamond by a score ,
Solomon, Area Engineer Eastern of 26-21. (Continued from Page 1))

Ocean District, in recognition of The squadron has a new Air Add More Species To chases had totaled $3.8 million,

VP-18's work in dropping mail Intelligence Officer. He is Ensign of which more than 72 per cent

and fresh food to the men of the Rolland Fiorine who reported to came from small business., Declaring -

Engineer Corps stationed in small VF-173 last Thursday.All Local Fishing ContestThe that this report was out-

outposts on the. mountains of Ice squadron pilots have now .standing in the Armed Forces, he
land. said he would recommend that
completed the familiarizationstage Civil Service Black Bass Fishing Contest. has been broadened
A letter of commendation was supply officers from all over the
also received from ComAirLant in the FJ-3 "Fury" so we to include six- more, species of fish, the fishing committee has country visit the local supply department -
should see some sharp formation announced. '
congratulating the squadron on pnd'atudy it* procure-
flying in the future.
its high reenlistments rate for near Added to the competition beginning : month entered. Employees are ment system.

the six month period between Five men joined the ranks of I April 7 at 0500 will be limited to one annual' prize and The two men were in Jackson-

July and December 1955. civilians last week after transferring -I speckled.trout, red bass, whiting, trophy for the complete contest. ville for a hearing Saturday be-
At the last commanding offi- to the separation center. striped' bass, speckled perch and fore House Small Business
cers' inspection the following They were: Julius J. Smith, AD3; bream. THESE FISH MUST be caughton Committee group. Taking oppor-

men received Good Conduct Medals Donald E. Bertier, AD3; James R. Competition for the added species hook and line or artificial bait tunity to see how a large Naval

; Clifford Jay, Franklin King, Holcomb, AM2; Victor M. Schier is' limited to employees, in the closes waters of Florida. The con activity handled small business

Charles Kull, Sherman LeClair, baum Jr. AM3, and -Kernell R. while the black bass contest "is test October 31, 1956. All problems, they spent the better

James Loggins, William McCut- Davis, AO3. open to employees and their de fish are to be entered within five part of Friday discussing such

cheon, Paul Elliott, William Ol- pendents. days from catch. matters with Capt. William S.
When Black Bass Con-
liges, John Cuttitta, Joseph Cut- VF-43 using Harris, commanding officer of
LARGEST OF THE trout, red
titta, Arthur Cayo, William Davis Fighter Squadron 43 has just test entry blanks for other than NAS, and Capt. James J. McKin-
bass and whiting will be eligible
black bass entrants reminded
John Plate, Francis Schreyer, finished an intensive week of 'a i are stry, supply officer. They also
for monthly prize, entry prize
that rules the side
Ellis Frye, Carl Goddard, Darrell strafing at Pinecastle Impact on reverse toured the Overhaul and Repair
and largest of each of the three
not apply. The black bass must
Goodhew, Thomas Hewitt, Jon Area. Friday they fired a Compexand Department and Operations be-
species for the year will be eli- be scratched out and contestant
Holcomb, Dean IIuus, and John finished with an average of fore visiting Supply.
gible for the annual prize and
must write in type of fish.
Buckley. over six hits per pilot: MULTER WAS personally escorted
to of
trophy subject approval
The black bass contest will
Lcdr. Bern Lydston, Lcdr. the Committee. Persons are'eligible con- about the Station by JohnE.
VW-4 Norm Berree Lt. Jack Jones tinue as is. Further informationcan Colvin NAS
Lt for only one prize each small business
With a large part of the squadron Howard Wellmen be obtained from fishing con-
(jg) qualified, month and one annual prize. specialist who planned the South-
on deployment at NAF PortLyautey while Comdr. Thomas Coppedge, test committeemen. eastern States Armed Services
Annual prize and trophy will .
French Morocco, things skipper of VF-43, fired for an"E" Small Business conference here
are mighty quiet, but it is alwaysthe .. also be awarded to the largeststriped '
Takes First last February. Multer, who had
bass : and -
speckled perch
quietest before the storm. been expected to attend the con
Let's hope we're wrong, but with VAH-1 bre m. These species are also eli (Continued From Pace One) ference, said that many fine reports -

the '56 hurricane season just Last Friday morning officers gible. for the entry prize on the squadron pilot. on it had sifted back to him.
around the corner, the remaining After World War II he was
and men stood inspection as a In expressing their sincere
"hunters" are busy getting all show of respect for 'colorful and 'assigned to'Squadron VR-3 at pleasure in the Congressman'sopen
aircraft ship-shape for "Anna, Marines Eye Patuxent River, Md., and flew
-, well-known figure about the praise, McKinstry and Col-
the official name for the first hur- squadron. Chief George E. DickinSon June ExamsEnlisted what was called the "HotShot" vin both pointed out that their

ricane of the season.Congratulations AMC, completed the last I run between Washington particular problems were considerably -
to Jarrell C : Marines will betaking and Moffett Field, Calif.,
14 months of his 20 years' service eased by the fact that the
Wood, AMI, and wife on the birthOf with VAH-1, before retiring from promotion tests in June for three years. types of items handled here are

a daughter, Karen Lynn, ,10 military service. and July, complete details of Lcdr. Scott enlisted in 1932at more adaptable than some othersto

pounds, at Naval Air Station Hospital which are contained in Marine Elizabeth City, N. C., his the services offered by small
The chief, (George "Always a Corps Order 1418.4. home town. He rose to the rate
business. also
They much
Tiger'Dickinson), was responsible of chief arid in 1942 gave
Last week "Hur was com-
saw one new
General military subjects credit to the 145 employees of the
for, and directed the chang- missioned chief warrant officer
ricane Hunter" repotting to VW- a -
tests for promotion to corporaland control and procurement units
ing-over of.material. when Patrol
4 and four old hands leaving, sergeant 'will be given which Multer inspected.
Squadron Three (VP-3)) was re S5
,. with either transfers or dis June 6, with an alternate .ate: "We representatives of NAS Jax
designated as Heavy
charges. of July 11. Technical tests for O&R. who handle these small business
Squadron One (VAH-1)). The en-
I; Reporting aboard was Wallace tire wishes the chief uprank to staff, tech and master procurements," McKinstry .said,
ti Crewse, AG2,. from Fleet Air squadron and civilian a sergeant are slated' for (Continued from Pare 1) "arc highly gratified that our efforts
Wing Eleven, NAS Jax. happy prosperous' June 7, with GMS tests for the equipping of R4D transports and 'were recognized by Congressman

Ltjg( ) Estal Fette, a three-year life. two gradr- to be held June 8. helicopters for use in the Ant- Multer."

I. "Hurricane Hunter" veteran'was A few optimistic words from Alternate dates are July 12 arctic with Admiral Richard

transferred to NAS Hutchinson, the sports department: "The soft- and 13, respectively. Byrd's "Operation Deepfreeze."

Kan., and Jack Randall, AL3 was ball team is starting to shape up. Promotions as a result of the Another outstanding achievement Transport Service. The job required -
transferred to NATTCenter Mem- If the pitching comes through at January-February enlisted rung up by 0 & R was the a two-shift seven-day

phis, Tenn. the right moments, we may im testing cycle will be effective complete overhaul of all Navy week workload 'o meet the dead-

Ltjg( ) John Drew was releasedto prove'to be a threat." So, if there in May and June, when come: R6Ds on the East Coast. Named line. '

inactive duty last week. happens to be any good arms in 27,500 Marines will be ad- "Operation Liftmaster", the pro- These projects were some of

the squadron, that can hurl dyna- vanced to grades from corporalto ject involved the ,removal, buildup the accomplishments of 0 & R for

VA-175 mite with radar-scope accuracy, tech sergeant. reinstalling and overhaul of 1955 for which the "Well Done"

Good Friday was definitely that speak now. the aircraft for Military Air was received.


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