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Jax air news
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United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
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April 12, 1956


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Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
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Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).

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II ATG-201 Due Back From Far East Next Week I l

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i. 4 y Officer and men of Fleet men will follow by train, ar- carrier landings to outscore ron 'detachments augment the

Air Jacksonville's Task Group riving about April 20. other squadrons. The highest air group including YC-12,
201, who have been aboard the SINCE LEAVING MaypOrtthe number of 'flying hours was Quonset Point; VC-4 and VC-
aircraft carrier USS Benning. Bennington will have scored by Attack Squadron 33 Atlantic City, and a unit of
ton since she departed NAAS steamed 43,000 miles on reach- 105, wit more than 2300 hoursin VC-8 based at San Diego,
Mayport last September for ing San Diego. During the the air.Comdr which operated with the air
the Far East, will soon be arriving cruise ATG 201 logged a totalof Clarence A. Blouin group but will remain in the
home 7419 hours in the air and heads the air 'group which Pacific.
The carrier is scheduled to made 3882 carrier landings. comprises Attack Squadron 36 THE DENNINGTON, commanded *
arrive. in San Diego April 14, Twenty-three of the group's and a detachment from photo by Capt. Paul Foley
and the task group's pilots will pilots completed more than 100. squadron VC-62 from Jackson- Jr., of Newport, R. I., is the I
fly their planes to NAS Jack landings each, with Fighter ville in addition to VF-13 and first angled deck carrier to

sonville the next day. Enlisted Squadron 13 chalking up 1280 VA-105. Several other squad- (Please Turn to Pate 8, Col. 5)) (

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The Navy is registering concern Navy and Marine Corps
CARRIER OF NEWS How about the critical lack of petty differ in policy regarding the
would you like to have this
young lady for your mail car officers whose experience and release of Reserve Officers
rier Looks like postal serviceis skills are'vital to the effectivenessof a2r slated for release from activo
Improving:, at least for per- the service. The problem was duty by June 30.

sonnel trative assigned unit of to flag Commander adminis- cited' as 'serious and costly" by In consideration of the new_Reserve -

Fleet Air Jacksonville. Shirley Adm. A. A. Burke, Chief of Naval F readjustment, pay bill, IIR
Sleh, YNSN, returns with the Operations, testifying before the 9552, which would pay one-half
morning mall. Although she House subcommittee on defense of one month's pay for each year I
does not have the job regularly,
Shirley frequently acts in the appropriations fo r fiscal year of service to Reservists involun-
capacity of ComFalrJax postman 1957. tarily separated after more than

or 'should we say. post- Petty officer strength has dimi five years of active duty, the
mam. 1! Navy is giving its Reserve officers
nished so as to make it impossibleto
build up a cadre for trainingthe scheduled for release a reprieve
I new recruits coming in. Criti until Aug. 1 in hopes the bill may
FOR RejoinsFleet A. be enacted at this time. Marine
cal ratings were listed in the Jax The
Air News recently, the deficiencyof t Corps is making no such'
which is shown in ship's rom- move.

Heads plements, now about 80 per cent The majority of Navy Reserve
; of their wartime strength.AT officers permitted to remain until
Aug. 1 active include
on duty officers -
THE SAME time the Navy
declared that due to increased who have been twice passed -
Mayport over and those too old for
recruiting it is reverting to former

reliance on voluntary enlistment __ GlIH IR ,.._....., ..............,..._ was their taken particular the &grade.said The step
Refurbished from stem to and will give its plan started Navy to "pro-
up X MARKS TilE SPOT Yes, X marks the spot where the tect the interest of the individual
stern and modernized to han last November, to draft 56,000 accident occured that stopped the Station's Industrial lost-time
dle A-bomb-carrying, faster- men. accident-free record at llS days. As'demonstrated here, the employee Reserve officer, having in mind
than-sound jet planes, the in Inspecting a disappearing stairway ladder, lost his due recognition of his past serve
Both the Navy and Marine balance, causing his foot to be caught In the downward movementof ice."
new 'USS Franklin D. Roose- Corps report' that their combat the ladder. The employee was injured seriously enough to
velt has rejoined the fleet and strength will be 59.5 per cent of receive hospital treatment, but is back at work. Reservists granted tho
will soon be headed for its their total reprieve already are serving on
home base manpower strength borrowed time because of their
new at NAAS May
fiscal June
during year 1957. By
Fla. specialties or incompletion of
port, 30, 1957, the Navy will have a Accident-Free Mark
The Navy's No. 2 carrier in size strength of 663,233 officers and special projects.HM

and power rejoined the fleet at men, contrasting with last Jan. 31 .J j .
Pugct' Spund Naval Shipyard, figures of 669,725.ALTHOUGH WEATHER OUTLOOKFriday

Bremerton,.Wash., last week. She PRESIDENT Eis Of "113 Days PostedNaval Partly cloudy and .
will test her new sea legs in cooler.
enhower has authorized a "maybe" -
the Puget Sound area then will Saturday Partly cloudy and
personnel ceiling of 678,623
get underway for a 14,000-mile officers and men, dependent upon Air Station's all-time record of days without a wanner.
cruise, around Cape Horn to her Sunday Continued
the world situation, Adm. Burke lost-time accident has been halted at 113 days. cloudy
home port at Mayport. Stops will with scattered showers.
told the House subcommittee that An injury to a' fire division
be made en 'route at Alameda, of accident-free days and brokea
Calif.; Peru; Valparaiso, Chile; the Navy was reducing some of Inspector last Tuesday on April previous record of 91 days established -

and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil sufficient its activities men in hopes for the of providing fighting 3, necessitating 'hospitalization, in early 1955. CPO Promotion

THEN AFTER she has becomea forces. ended the Station's. long string CIVILIAN AND military per-
full-fledged member of the At- sonnel industrially employed had List Via AINav

lantic Fleet's naval air arm, the completed 113 days or well Over
,"Foo-dee-roo," as her old crew :H q. 5,000,000 hours, or 2,668,000 actual Before May 16

members dubbed her, will go work day hours, without a lost The list{ of new chief petty
through intensive training operations :. time accident In the period from officers, resulting from February
off Florida and at Guanta- December 13, 1955 to April 4, service-wide enlisted pro-
namo Bay, Cuba. r 1958. The actual number of work- motion exams, will go out over

The assignment of the 'Roosevelt ing days included in the periodwas I the wires to all ships and stations
to Mayport gives the local 58.The I a few days before May

base two carriers. The USS Lake 113 days without an LTA 16, the date the first group of
Champlain is currently operatingout breaks the old record of 91 days first class petty officers are
of Mayport.The set during the period of December promoted to chief.

FDR is only 10,000 tons 1, 1954 to February 28, 1955. The Navy plans to notify
lighter' than the USS ForreStal One department at NAS is still POls of their CPO promotionsby
and her flight deck is but 60 feet going strong in its lost-time acci- AINav, instead of by mailed
shorter than that of the "super dent prevention program. Over notice, in order to avoid have
carriers." haul and Repair Department, as ing the chief appointees "pres

VITAL STATISTICS of the new of Monday, April 9, had chalkedup sured ,to death by tailors to
new FDR, are: 62,000 tons fully 133 successive days withoutan buy new uniforms."
loaded; 974 feet forward to aft; LTA a real accomplishmentfor Another reason stated was to
210 feet At extreme limits and 226 a department. of some 3,500 "enhance morale." The dispatch -
feet from hull bottom to mast- CHIEF BROTIIERS REENLIST Six year'reenlistments employees. will be followed by the
were the order of the day for the Varnes family-last week when
top. That is an increase all around these brothers, Lawrence (center) and Harold (right), both chief THE NEW LOST-TIME acd- usual BuPers notice to elim
over her original size when com guided mlssilemen, re-upped for the third time. Lt. Robert Cooke, dent-free record it is emphasized, inate the confusion which
missioned at New York In'' Octo- enlisted personnel officer at NATTCenter, reads the shipping over Is an accomplishment of which sometimes arises from garbled
ber articles to the two Naval Air Weapons Systems School instructors. messages.
1945. This Is the second time the brothers have served together (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4))


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Pogo Two 3AX AIR NEWS 12 April 1956

Study Overseas Car i Long-Illness InsuranceSought

4 San For Some

For CiviliansA
I Whether the Navy follows
PubUihid every rhur day tor Nary and Maria acUvJUea .at Naval Air suit with the Army and Air
Stauon. JacJtionvUle. t'Uu
JIAII. "ackloaTW Force, which this month denied plan sent to Congress for the provision of free insurance

Capt.Comdr.William John N.S. Myen HarrU. ..... Commanding Kecutlv Officer Officer. enlisted personnel in pay protection against costly, lingering illnesses to federal i

11M' Air jMki* vlIte grades E-l, E-2 and E-3, with employees and their dependents would, if approved be
\ Rear Adm. Delbert S. Cornwell Commander op.
CnpC Richard O Green CIIld of SUtf less than four years service, erated as part of the federal employee's life insurance nr

fleet Air Wbr Elt1".. the privilege of transportingtheir gram with the government paying 75 per cent of the annualmedical
Tapt. Bo wen F. McLccd_ Commander
Comdr. Richard Davla M r Chief Staff Officer automobiles overseas, remains hospital or surgical expenses in excess of certain

Naval Air TeckaleaJ Tr tl..i Cater to be seen. basic amounts.For .
Capt. Henry C. DeLonl{ Commanding Officer
Comdr.. Edward, W. Bishop KxecuUvc Officer The matter js now under instance, for employees un- ance. -
Naval lf..p itaJ study by the Navy and affects der 65 years of age the deductible
Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl Commandant Officer CIVIL SERVICE
Capt. I* A. Newton -.?...._ __ Executive Officer cars transported overseas by amount would be $100 (up to $200 Chairman Commission

Papt. Wllaon R. Bartlett KABTU Commanding Officer either the government or at for higher salaried employees) for sized that the Philip Young empha.
. Comdr. Laurence F. Statfenhaxen __ Executive Officer the individual's own expense. covered medical costs, $250 for health program i Is

The Army and Air Force action surgical services, and $500 for not designed to supplant the
The JAX AIR NEWS la published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station. health insurance protection
Jacksonville Florida and printed commercially with non-al>proprlat.d funds resulted from a poll taken hospital costs. For employeesover vided pro.
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-33.: Rev. among overseas commanders. 65 or who retire after the by private health insurance .
Nov. 1945. Co let are distributed free of chance at the Naval Air Station the plans but
Naval Air Technical Training Center. Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the program becomes effective, the only to supple.
U. S. Naval Hospital. ment such basic protection.
is $200 combinedtotal He
basic amount
Service Information Officer-Lt. Ted Morgan said that
Editor-Andrew H. Flinty NavCat Team Sets for surgical, medical and such employees now holding
Staff Reporter-Jack Holmes, PHI; Marion Cracraft J02; Nancy Ward JO3. I private and union health

The JAX AIR NEWS la a member of the Armed forces Press Service. ,Lecture April 18 hospital costs. Hospital board and insurance policies should con.
AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted withoutthe room expenses are not providedfor tinue to do so.
wrtttea permUslon of Armed Forces Press Service. Republication of other will hear the word I
matter except by service publications is prohibited without permission of retired employees or those The deductible medical ex.
Editor JAX AIR NEWS. about Navy reenlistments when penses would have to be
Editorial offices located Main Administration Building. Phone extensions over 65. met by
83M. 216 and 81M.flit ; a Naval Career Appraisal team the employee before he could
: TilE GOVERNMENT would finance -
will conduct a lecture and chart contributing start receiving reimbursable ex-
the by -
I at the Naval Air Tech- program posses for amounts in excess of
IfdPl YA'KlldJY/ nical Training Center Wednesday, 25 cents per $1,000 worth of that Incurred by himself or his
life insurance each
employee pay
April 18, at 1300. family. For instance, if the em-
instead of the 12.5 cents it
MERE. ARE AXSUER6, THE day, ployee's life insurance policy is
W, Open to all Naval dependents making the
QUESTIONS SERVICEMEN .NO"J'JfER now pays, govern- between $1,000 and $5,000, the
I FAM/ueS/ ASK TNE VETERANSAPMtMtSTRATlOTi the program is designed to givea ment's share an estimated $32.5 medical
C. for
eVE&tMY. clear picture of Navy benefits
million a year. The 25 cents per each covered individual would be
under its broader reenlistment $1,000 worth of life insurance
(By Armed Forces Press Service) $100, for $6,000 to $10,000 coverage -
under the Korea GI Bill on a project. coverage paid each pay day by
; $150, and $200 for
WWII GI insurance higher
have term
Q-I a -
part-time basis? Sponsored by the Education & federal employees Would not be

policy. When I went backon A-No. Under the law, GI Information Office of NATTCen- increased, thus imposing no cost policies.

active duty, I arranged to have farm training must occupy your ter, the program will be given by to them for the proposed major MEDICAL EXPENSES would

my premiums waived. I am aboutto full time.Sailor. Frank Kladek, AQC, of NavAir health insurance coverage. include such items as services of
be discharged, and I want to School specialists, examinations, visits
Weaps and
; Manny Paris, Those not ,now under the life
resume my premium payments.Do EN1ofE&I. to doctors, doctor's visit to home,
I have to file an applicationwith Averts insurance program would be given psychiatric and pediatric care,
The lecture is planned for another chance to
so as
VA to pick up my insurance nursing services, shots and injections -
Building 500, Room 244. to qualify for the health insur-
? Crash. Of Vehicle X-rays, drugs and medi.

A-An application Is not nec- cines. The $250 surgical expenses

essary. Merely resume your Into Gas Truck"Accidents deductible would apply to opera-
premium payments within '120 3s:fi t tions and attendant expenses. The

days after your discharge.. Be don't just happen, $500 hospital costs would apply to
sure to identify yourself fully they are caused." This age-old ir- :;k y the room and board (for those

when you pay-full name, ad- adage applies also to near acci- c.f under 65) and other hospital ex

dress, date of birth, branch of dents, it was proved here last < l ; penses.

service and insurance number. week

Q-I enlisted under the Armed Split-second action coupled

Forces, Voluntary RecruitmentAct with quick thinking averted a fiAVY WIVESCORNER

early in 1946. I am eligible doubtless two-truck crash last

for a GI loan under the WWII GI Friday when Jerry'Short, JO1,

Bill. Am I also subject to the Commander Fleet Air Jax; .toped The regular business meetingof

WWII,deadline of July 1957 a runaway vehicle within sec- Jax Navy Wives Club No. 86

A-The'WWII GI loan dead- onds of smashing into a parked was held at the Club House, Wed-

line does not apply to you. Instead gasoline truck.Prevention _- nesday April 4. Eleven new members -

your deadline will be 10 .0 f the mishap, were welcomed into the club.
from the end of first caused when someone failed to Eleanor
years your They are: Joan Staley,
enlistment period under the apply the emergency brake on a Dineen, Ruth LaGrange, Tina

Voluntary Recruitment Act. panel truck after parking, occur- Johnson, Ann Smith, Pat Byron,
red on the sloped area behind
Q-I was discharged from the Lila Smith, Penny Graves, Grace
i Transportation Building 197.
Army in January 1955, so my Yocher, Helene Perry, and Mary
a carry-all
deadline for starting Korea GI Alspaugh.A .
truck parked behind the panel
training is January 1958 three vehicle acting as a brace to keepit "ANOTIIER SECOND, AND Jerry Short, 101, ComFalr- Pot-Luck Luncheon was held
years from discharge. I recently from Jax, shows the two-foot distance between a gasoline truck and at the Mainside Lounge, March 28.
rolling, placed the
re-enlisted for three which a panel truck which he averted from crashing into the vehicle. during
years, gas Members having birthdays
carry-aU\ in reverse gear, break- Short hopped aboard the
runway panel truck to
means I will be on active duty ing the support between the for- halt just In Ume. bring it to a the month of March were pre-

when my starting deadline comes ward truck. sented with a gift.

around. Can an exception be 200 EM A the luncheon a spe-
Noticing the panel truck roll- Month Passing Following
made in that I will Through
my case, so ing, after he had backed away, cial meeting was held to discuss
be able to begin training after I plans for the coning southeast
Short first believed the vehicle Line At
leave service had a driver and was merely Separation Center Here regional to be held in Jackson

A-An exception to the three- waiting for him to move;; how- While the Navy worries about its critical deficiency of ville, May 21, 22 and 23. Committee

year starting deadline is not ever, a second glance quickly revealed officers, an average of 200 enlisted personnel a month petty reports were given and an
possible.: The law states veterans the true situation. through the Separation Center of the NAS Jacksonville are Personnel passing i itinerary for the three-day meeting -

must start Korea GI Realizing the truck was rapidly Division as they return to civilian life. was read. Corrine Aston is

training within three years gaining momentum on the The majority are third and sec- Chairman of regional activitiesand

from their first discharge. It sloping ramp, he hurriedly ap- ond class petty officers, accordingto in an effort to obtain prospective Phyllis Blessinger is co-

doesn't provide any exceptions. plied his emergency brakes, jumped Robert Thiel, Chief Personnelman reenlistees who will make the chairman.

Q-I am a disabled Korea veteran -I from his vehicle and dashed in charge of the unit. Many Navy a career. He said it normal Navy Wivr are having a party

and I am planning to apply after the runaway, stopping it less come aboard the Station for sep- ly takes eight days from the timea Saturday April 21 at the Club
I than two feet distant from a cer- aration from aircraft carriers and man arrives at Separation until House in Dewey Park at 1930.
for vocational rehabilitation
tain crash into the grill 'of a other type vessels operating out he is processed out, and that five This is open to members, prospec-
training under Public Law 894. of the Mayport of those days are and
parked gas truck. area. required for tive members,. husbands
Is there any limit on the amountof JOSEPII D. HENRY, quarterman OTHERS REPORT here for separation complete physical examinations. guests. A contest will be held and

training I may receive? truck driver, commended from air groups based locally HE ALSO SAID that an enlisted prizes awarded to both men and

A-You may train for as long Short on his alert action in avert- and at NAS Cecil Field; man's pay records must be in women, for the most beautiful

as is necessary to rehabilitate ing the accident which could have from naval activities in the Pan- the Supply Department's Disburs hat, original hat and crazy hat.
done considerable damage to both ama Canal Zone; British West In- ing Office for two full days be- So start thinking what you can

you, up to maximum of four vehicles."In dies; San Juan, Puerto Rico; fore the man is finally separated create out of what you have on

years. stopping the panel,'!....he Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; and from from the Navy. hand, make a hat and come out

Q-Could I take farm training said, "Short could have easily ships operating in Caribbean wa- The Separation Office is locatedon and join the fun.

been thrown beneath the truck the first deck of the north i .

Save For the Future. SignA when the door swung'open, how- ters.Chief Thiel said that all wing of Building 912. Chief War- MDB Payments Due
ever, he fortunately received only rant Officer B. H. Dardar is acting -
Bond .Pledge Today a bruised ankle." The vehicle was are interviewed at least three personnel officer in the absence Mutual Death Benefit Society that

estimated at traveling between times before they reach Separa- of Lcdr. G. S. Holton member 'are reminded April
65 InSS per- assessment No. 59 is due by
12-15 miles per hour. tion and again after they arrive sonnel officer now on leave. 20. ,



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12 APriI19 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three :

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VP-18, VC62, VA44, VF-22, CVG-17. CPA W-11, VW-4 _
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Scouting Jax Area Squadrons $

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tions arc Ltjg) John J. Huber, craft, the F2IM "Big Banshee"
Port Lyautey, F M. (Special).
Jr. and Ltjg) Bradly D. KiddIe, All pilots are now in the processof '
-Dan D. Decker, operations of fl.
who have been selected for ap- "lamming" the new planes, __
cer of Patrol Squadron Five, now p
pointment to the regular Navy. and, with the assistance of VC-4 t
deployed here, returned to this .
The squadron's All Hands and VF-171, a smooth transitionis e
French Moroccan base today from party
operational exercises in Naples; held at the Anchorage last Friday being effected in all aspects of jt

and Athens, and was greeted by was a big sucess. Highlighting the operations.Lt. .

the news that he was a Commander party was a ball game betweenthe George Hollod has relieved \

officers and enlisted men. Ltjg( ) H. G. Bach as administrative .

Comdr. R. M. Streiter, the Seventeen men will be rated in officer. Bach and Ltjg) R. ,

squadron's commanding officer!, VA-44 next Monday as a result of E. Allen will be released from

presented the signed appointment the February fleet-wide examina- active duty this month.Also leav-

and the scrambled egg. tions. Thirteen passed the third nig the squadron is D. J. Wenzel, ,4 NCr .9
brimmed hat in an informal cere- class exam, three advanced to AM3. y.v .

money at the Naval Air Facility second class, and one to first class. The squadron welcomes F. L. :

here. Those advanced to their indi- Hurst, AMAN; D. W. White, % .: "TT _

The results of his revisions of cated rate : Doyle L. AMAN; and Ensign Peter A. Dow : ,I

squadron training policies is evi- Critcher, CS1;, James McMahon, who relieved Ltjg) Joseph W. \

denced by the designation of 12 AD2; David Wilcox, AE2; Vernon Ratio III as Air Intelligence Officer -

new Patrol Plane Commanders Parker,* AT2; James Dawson, .
during that time. Two months of AD3 James Feathers, AD3 For- 1
; ; HEADED FOR NROTO-The seaman to admiral program got
over 1000 logged flying hours is rest Henderson, and Joe Kenney, CVG17Seventeen off to a flying start for Solon Brown AA, who has been selected
a dramatic show of Operation's AD3. 12-14 year-old boys by the Navy to receive a commission and a college degree under
aggressive utilization of aircraft from Jacksonville's Garden City the. Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) program
Also Walthen Nickels, AD3; Boy's Club, sponsored by theBoy' Brown Is. presently attending the Aviation Electrician's Mate
availability. Joseph Palermo, AD3; Donald School at NATTCenter while awaiting orders to the Naval Preparatory -
0 i Service Council, were feted
Blair, AE3; Ronald Cadari, AK3; School, Bainbridge, Md. Above he is working on a
VC62Two by CVG-17 squadrons last week. mock-up board at the,AE school. v
Willie Hamilton, AM3; John
letters, one of appreciationand Four petty officers, one from
Loeffelholz, AM3; Kenneth King i
the other of commendation, AT3, Charles McClorey, AT3, and ea';h squadron, volunteered on Red Cross Is On The Job To Aid

were received by Comdr. M. P. George Szabo, Jr., YN3. off last Saturday to act

MacNair, commanding officer of S as guides for 'he youngsters. The

VC-62, last week. VF22"There'll foursome included Theodore Military Families In DistressOne

The letter of commendationcame Grunwald, ADI, VA-172; Robert
be changes
from Commander Air Force some the main Conley/ AD2, VF-171; James Sunday night last month a message was received at Naval
made" seems to be Hospital Jax, that a couple, escorting the body of their
U. S. Fleet commendingthe 22. Rock, AD2, VF-173; and George
theme at Fighter Squadron
eight-weeks-old infant which had died suddenly were arriving by I
its reenlistmentrate VA-175. ,
squadron on Van Seters, AM2, from
'of In a ceremony March 23 Lcdr. J. Navy plane from the Canal Zone en route to their home in Miami.
for the period July C. Davis was relieved of his dutiesas Following noon chow at the Hospital authorities immediately -

through December 1955. The let- skipper by Lcdr. Daniel Doug- : general mess, they were given atypical made arrangements: to meet the necessary stop-over in Jack-
ter in part reads: "CommanderAir mission briefing check- sonville.
las. Lcdr. Davis will report to the a the plane'and requested Red
Force, U. S. Atlantic Fleet in survival functions of WHEN TilE PLANE
Training Command at Kingsville, out gear, Cross service. It happened that arrived a
notes with pleasure'that the re- Texas. Lcdr. Douglas was formally scat ejection, talks on antiblackout Robert Caswell, assistant field director I few hours after midnight, both

enlistment rate in your commandis attached to the Fleet Training suit, cabin pressurization, and on night Caswell and Lcdr. L. V. Hardin,
significantly higher than the Group, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. other points of interest by Ltjg) duty, and his first step was to Hospital personnel officer, were
Force and Fleet rate for the past The squadron's intensive train- Bill E. Whitney of VA-175. make reservations for the coupleat there to meet the saddened par-

six months. The reenlistment of ing program was interrupted only Instructors from Fleet Airborne a nearby motel and otherwise ents. While Hardin checked theirofficial

good men is a credit to your briefly by the arrival of new air- Electronics, Training Unit, De-I provide for their welfare during papers and helped them .
squadron. The discharge of every I with clearance procedures for
experienced man costs our country tachment Two, gave them brief transporting the tiny body on the .

a little fraction of its security, Intruder Proves StubbornBut .link trainer instructions and balance of the journey; Caswell.

which can not quickly be re afterwards showed them a movie took over as personal escort.

placed." Wave Stands GroundIf on naval aviation. Their first stop was at the motel -'
The letter of appreciation came for
a to freshen'up,
from Commander, Naval Air La Donna "Scotty" Walsh, had a duty to perform. In a CFAW-11 Staff and then on to the local funeral

Bases, Sixth Naval District, ex SN, one of Mainside's compe- ; voice that just couldn't speakin Chief, first, second and third! home to register the death with

pressing his appreciation for various tent master-of-arms, at Wave a normal tone, Scotty half All rates were passed on the last the Jacksonville Health Depart- .

photo projects. It reads in Barracks 223, fails to speak or whispered, half stuttered to the service wide exams by the men ment and to receive authorizationto

part: "In several recent instances recognize her shipmates, have man that he was in the wrong of Fleet Air Wing Eleven stair move the'body within the state.

Commander, Naval Air Bases, patience. Scotty, after her experience barracks and would have to James L. Langley, BM1, heads With this ordeal completed, and

Sixth Naval District has requested of several morningsago leave. the list by passing his exam for time taken for breakfast, the cou-

aerial photographic coveragesof may still be in a state of The tall figure before her Chief Boatswains Mate. Roger L. ple was escorted to the railroad

various facilities. Your command i shock. just stood still, looking at the McNay, YN2, who just left the station where tickets were pro-

has shown excellent ability On her way to awaken Ricky brave MAA and smiling that staff, will be advanced to Yoeman cured and final arrangements

by promptly producing the requested -I Urick, SN, for watch in the captivating smile of his. Scotty first class. completed well before the train

photographs that have wee hours of the morning, realizing that something, must left at 0800.
Charles F. Chancey, YN3, and
without exception" been of very Scotty was feeling pretty chip- I be done, tried to explain to the Rosario C. Scalise, YN3, both After seeing them aboard, Cas-

high quality. having almost completed intruder that if he didn'tleave well returned to the field office
per made second clgss. Raliegh G.
The office
personnel was and for- right away, serious trou- to get for the
busy during the past 10 days. a mid-watch looking Green, AT3, goes up to AT2. : ready regular{ day's
ward to a long day's sleep. ble would result. I work.
Some 22 men have either been Larry N. Johnson and John A.
received, transferred or releasedto Humming to herself, she BY THIS TIME, Ricky whohad Rieves, both ATAN's, will become THIS WAS ONLY one instanceof
opened the door to Ricky'froom the services
inactive duty. Personnel reporting third class aviation electronics many performedlast
and softly stepped inside. H WHA WNATWNAT month the Red
technicians. by Cross not
aboard Ca- .
were: Henry ...
Scotty, using her flashlight, NtE V wyES ooRt t only for personnel arriving on
neva, HMC, from NAS Moffet
standard M A A equipment, leave from the Caribbean
VW4The emergency

Field, Calif.; Richard Long, AN,
from USS Intrepid; Wiley Bogart, groped her way toward the "Hurricane Hunters" soft- and Canal Zone, but among

ADAN, and Jack Lehman, ADAN, bed. ball team has been working out the 450 Navy men and their fam-

from NATTC Memphis; and Gerald FOLLOWING' THE dim beam every day in preparation for the ilies based in the Jacksonville
of the light, she suddenly came
area. Serving Naval installations
Petitpas, AE1, from VR-22, coming season. The station league
to a dead halt. There before at Green Cove Springs NAS Cecil
NAS Norfolk. Six men were released opens April 26,
her was no, it couldn't be.
Field NAAS Mayport and
to inactive duty: Oliver
Perhaps she was dreaming or Frank Turner, AE2, player- Jacksonville
Denker, CS2; John Haywood, port ships, as well as
had that last mid-watch been manager, reports the "Hunters" NAS Jacksonville, the Red Cross
AM2 John Stoner SN Bob Fitz- '
; ;
too much Giving a small have a fine team this year, so field director and his
staff have
AD3 Dale Yearick AD3
gerald and Frank, Spolar; YN3. scream,, because a loud one just let's all get out to Ice the opening plenty to do, working practically

.. wouldn't come, Scotty stared game and every game and help around the clock. ,
wide-eyed at the pair of shoes the squadron bring home a win.
VA-44 been awake since Scotty Many are in need of financial
before her. These were not the .
Attack Squadron 44 is anxiously had let go with the scream, Last week saw two new "Hurri assistance and transportation to
awaiting the arrival of its new kind of shoes that should I could stand it no longer. cane Hunters" report to VW-4 various'parts of the country. Other .

F9F-9 Cougars. Three VA-44 seen in the Wave Barracks. Laughing, she turned on the and four old timers transferred. I. services recorded intone month
men's shoes and
pilots, Lcdr. Theron J. Taylor, : They were light and the room suddenly Reporting were: David Cook, only included 187 reports required

squadron skipper; Lcdr John W. wearing them was a pair ofmen's burst forth with brightness. AL2, from NAS Coco Solo, Canal for emergency leave; 109

Shut, executive officer; and Lt.. trousers. Scotty's bewildered look Zone and Carl Hanson, AA, from health-welfare reports; 89 counseling
Scotty, true to the cause of
NAS Jax.Joaquine.
Jack B. Rader, have previously her turned to one of surprise and sessions on personal or
the MAA force overcame
flown Cougars. fear and inched the flashlightup a great deal of relief, as she Curry, AD1, receiveda family problems; and 88 miscellaneous -

Congratulations go to Lt (jg) little by little There be- took her first really good lookat transfer to Fleet All-Weather services such as help with
/ Training Unit, Atlantic Fleet, government benefits on discharge.It .
David L. Glunt, Jr. and wife on fore her in the semidarknessstood the intruder.
NAS Key West Fla. Robert Al- is interesting to note that 81
the birth of their son, David Law- the most handsome 6- Before her stood a life-like
rence, who weighed in at the foot, 2-inch, dark-haired male 6-2 mannequin which had been brittonAD1; Jimmy Day, ADI, men were given emergency financial
Hospital at eight pounds and one- and Charles Swisher ADC, were assistance amounting. $4-
she had ever encountered. given to Ricky that night as a
half transferred to VW-15, NAS Pa- 398 during the month of March
ounce. HANDSOME OR not, Scotty souvenir. I ,
Al o in order for congratula tuxent -River alone. f fI


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>Page Pour JAX AIR NEWS 12 April 195&

/ Navy's Only. A3D Trainer FI .

.I.If.Ir .It

t Now In
Operation Here '. r...>


So you want to be an A3D cedures. I

You've got plenty of phases of This marks; the first time a (Prepared bv NATTC

ground: training to go through in trainer has reached the,fleet priorto for alt Navy libraries In Librarian
order to be considered thorough delivery of the aircraft which the area)

ly checked out and ready to take it simulates in operational. train The World Is Yours-Through
over the controls of an A3D aircraft ing. Your Libraries. ; True the year
round but now
which today is one of the In the future, pilots -will be outdoor our world is the
Navy's "hottest" planes. checked out in the A3D Mobile call of springtime. There

Intensive ground training for Maintenance Trainer, and then a are books for the gardener, the

pilots who will fly these planesis complete syllabus in! the operational golfer, the swimmer and for out-

now available at the Navy's flight trainer. door cooking, vacations, boating

only A3D Mobile Trainer located On April 11, 12, and 13, tho t hope and for-dreaming to realize the plans you
here at the Station on the ramp mobile training unit is conducting someday.

outside Building 702. Another l a demonstration for all officers Fisherman's Spring: Dcscrip.
trainer is to be received soon for in the Jacksonville area. tions of the fishes with informal
tactical training in advice on equipment
operational ,
: Members of the A3D Mobile proper

-missions. 1 I Trainer crew include Fred Miller, -.... R"0;' ''........._.00'''____'''' ... "'_ safe handling wading.of a Most boat and rules for

The cost of the mobile trainer TD1, petty offlcer-ln-charge, ; Irvin A3D MOBILE TRAINER The Navy's only A3D mobile the observations men will appreciate -
Toye, TD1;; William Kalb, training unit is now at NAS Jax. The mobile trainer (above) life on wild-
which has every piece of equip TD2; Dudley Thomas, TD3; houses every pif'fef equipment necessary for the complete and growing things the fisherman -
ment necessary for pilot training; John Wiemers, TD3 and Sam training of pilots in the operation of the Navy's A3D aircraft. encounters.
is completely conditioned; and In the photo below, Lt. Gerald Stone, officerincharge of the North With The
Dock Spring
civilian representative. training unit, is In the the trainer the : This
is 40 feet long, eight feet wide : cockpit of checking Instrument is
panel prior to start of a nllot'S check-out. dreaming material. We are for.
and 12 feet high, and is approxi tunate in the naturalist author

mately the cost of the A3D air- Garden Circle who made' the trip and wrote

craft itself. with discernment which takes
The new A3D is a 35-ton high little imagination to share. The

winged, swept-back; twin-engined eY Sets ProgramFor end papers show the way as it

heavy attack jet capable of super zigzags"across the East from Flo

sonic speed. The plane carries a r MeetingElection rida to Maine 23 states, 17,000

crew of three including the pilot, -. _. a 3 miles and 130 days of springtime!

bombardier and a third crewman' of officers for next Sound Of White Water: A ca-
who has various duties.
noe trip in your"dreams? There'
According to Lt. Gerald Stone ; year and a flower arranging
2t. and excitement in
officer-in-charge of the Mobile workshop will feature the next
story of canoeing on Dig River.
,Training in the Jax Area, tho __ ; meeting of the, Naval Air Station Boatbuilding In Your Own

new Mobile Trainer will be at f Garden Circle to be held at 0930( Backyard: Plenty have done it
the Station for six months
may possibly be transferred laterto Friday, April 20, in Building 751. and are doing it. We've the booksto
help you plan and build
NAAS Sanford, for pilot train- Mrs. Ira J. Varnedoe, sponsorof Complete Boating Handbook &

ing purposes there.. the circle and the only Nationally "must" for the man who knows
i V accredited instructor in this Your first boat, canoe, cutboard,
The trainer
was utilized in the
f fleet introduction program of the district, will conduct the secondof sailing craft? Advice on how to

aircraft at NATC Patuxent River l a series of two flower arranging choose and use it. Outboard Motorboat -
M l A
: veritable
''with emphasis on emergency pro- workshops, this one being fora encyclopedia
horizontal centerpiece.The on the subject. Safety. Not the
title of a book but it is a subject

Up The plate of officers for the you may have to demonstrate to

coming year will be presented by less cautious friends. In sports,

LADDERWith Mrs. W. S. Harris, chairman of as on the highway," the life you

the nominating committee, of save may be your own."

CiviliansOn which Mrs. R. O. Greene and Mrs. Adventures In Artificial Respiration -
L. A.
Newton are also members.
: An. interesting and very
the promotion roster effec- The cross and Easter lilies informative history. Descriptionand

tive April 8 were seven employees Keyboard Taking Place placed in the chapels' courtyard illustrations of the earliest

two from Supply Depart i during the Easter week-end were methods will make you glad you

ment, three from Industrial Rela- Of Pencils For ExamsIn provided by the Garden Circle, live in Jhe time of the methods
whose I
tions Department, and. one each project for the year is described in the last chapters!

from Fiscal Department and Mis- all the hubbub caused by helping to make the Air Station Artificial Respiration: Just pub

cellaneous. automation and advanced me- tough enough? The only one more attractive.All lished, emphasis is on the Ilolger

Promoted at Supply Depart- chanical equipment, none appears who stands to benefit by this future meetings of the Gar- Nielson method.

ment were Daniel Sharpe, organ- more diabolic than an device is the instructor who den Circle will be held in Build- Skin Diving And Exploring

ization and methods examiner electric piano-style keyboardfor not only can see on a dial the ing 751, instead of the Officers' Underwater: You can't be here

GS-5 to organization and methods use by students taking ex- percentage of right answers he Club, with members taking turns long without meeting enthusiasts.

examiner GS-7, and Beverly Fen- aminations! is getting, but escapes grading serving as hostesses. This month Books galore for the beginnerand

der, property and supply clerk This device, which completely of papers as the machine shows Mrs. B. J. Robinson will have the expert. This volume

GS-3 to property and supply clerk rubs out the friendly eraseron the total score of each student. charge of the refreshments. starts with an explanation of the

GS-4. the end of a pencil, is the I L physics and physiology of diving,
Advanced at Industrial Rela- work of two engineers at Pennsylvania -. '::1n an explanation of underwater

tions Department were -Evange- State University. yr9 physical difficulties, recognitionof
line Palmer, clerk-typist GS-3 to it
Under symptoms;; prevention ,
new method, the.
qualifications rating clerk (gene- instructor asks the class necessary, what to do about them.
ral; typing) GS-4 Robert Hall a
; ,,
Following cover equipment
question, inserts in a recorder
qualifications rating clerk GS-4 and the joys of the
punched with the
correct -
I to
qualifications ratings examiner L
t :
v sport.
answer, and the student ,' '
(general) GS-5 and %
; George
presses a key. If he Tuner Schooner: That pixilatedtrio
Duckworth I presses I
to safety inspector, safety inspector GS-6 the wrong one, the machine allows ) from Suds In Your Eye now
\ takes of a
him a short time to up with the owner
at Fiscal Department change his mind. But whenthe, yacht best choice for reading:
,I was Thelma Mencner, clerk-typist o'
instructor throws the switch with a chuckle!
GS-2 to fiscal accounting clerk .
that's it, !
I GS-4, and in Miscellaneous was '
Moreover, the answers are- 'Faust' Jax
Mary On
Warbington, typist ,
private and
no one can see
GS-2 0 & R Dept. to clerktypistGS3
what the next fellow is
administration department. I 16
'. What will they dream up next, Stage April
as if things weren't already '
Resolution Reserved seat tickets to Gou
i Adopted Center Safety Committee, "head ,nod's "Faust" to be staged in full

By Safety GroupBecause ed by Comdr. Melville LeCompte, costume at George Washington
11t r
acting chairman.It i Hotel.. Auditorium, April 16, at
I of high octane gasoline I also was recommended that Q 2000 are available by calling Ev-
stored in the area, parents resid- Child Street between Enterpriseand 1 ; a 8-3207; at Charles Wells Jewelers,

ing aboard the Station were Birmingham be changed froma ..'n..'. ,"'n' _""' '''}'''' fl:.....,.,,,*,' ._ 220 West Adams St.; or at Nice's
J warned to prevent their children one-way to a two-way street; MARINE RECRUIT TEAM A two-man House of Music, Park and King
from playing around the salvaged and that the stowage lane on from the Marine Corps Headquarters visited NAS Jax last team Streets.
visitingMarine week
, plane on the fire mat at NATT- Roosevelt units aboard. Lt. Col. David ,
Highway (north formerly skipper of the Marine Barracks Foos (center) Prices are $2.50 and $3.00. Faustis
..Center. bound) at Timuquana be extended McMaster (right) are greeted upon their arrival here, and Lt. Col. Robert being staged by the Jackson-
The resolution was adopted at southward to accommodate at Porter, commanding officer t, the Marine Aviation by Lt.Detachment Col.Frank ville Choral Society with nation

this month's meeting of NATT- least 20 additional) cars. munition"NATTCenter.for The their two-man reenlistment team program provided the units with. "am-, ally prominent opera performersin

leading roles.


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I IL 1 Big news around the Station
'village character was filling Ak
a k and around the Wave barracks ,
out an income-tax blank and this week was the announcement

came to that part marked "Do in NAS Jax: Notice 1418, those !
Write in This Space." Incensed yrSp'Y' ,
Not ):
wonderful sheets, Qf paper
at this limitation on his ), ,;'. 4IS brought welcome smiles to many
personal liberty, he penciled in \ ",'" J sailors and Waves awaiting tho 'I t
the forbidden space: "I will write \ p results of the Navy-wide advancement

where I darn please." \ in rate exams held in Fcb-
.. .. '
The man in the moon Isn't'half Congratulations all the hewly

as interesting as A lady in the aun.S / rated\ personnel whd will sew on .

*. their new, stripes April 16.

We men are the hard luck sex. Twenty-five Mainside Waves

When we're born who gets the and, four NATTCenter Waves .

compliments and flowers? Our <<,. passed the exam to be advanced, 1
mothers. When we marry; ,who one pay-grade higher. Girls from

gets the flowers and presents? Barracks 720 who will become

Our brides. And when we die, n_______. __m _'________u __ petty officers on April 16 include
you know who gets our insurance. FOOD SPECIALISTS-Cooks at the NATTCenter galleys rive their undivided attention as they Joan McKenzie, TE3; Johanna
S watch a demonstration by Leon Monroe\ of the Field Food Service team, In methods of setting: upa Herren, TE3, Christina Buck, "
Chaplain: "Who is the possessorof salad bar. The food service team, which also spent one week at Mainside galley. Is touring: naval DK3 and Joan Haye PN3.
installations to aid the commissarymen by pointing out short cuts, ways of making meals more ,
all riches and whom do
we appealing: and in general keeping the Navy men eating the best chow. The 25 Mainside Waves include
have to know and understand before '
Ruth Gazley, TEl; Joy Riley

them."we can expect to ,receive Food Service Team Sees To It New Clothing Store AG2; Rosie Geoffrion, DK2j; I

Nancy Wesley, DK2; Sharon Fischer I
Sailor: "The supply officer, Hours Announced {
TE2; Mae Starnes, YN2; \
sir!" .. S That EM Chow Is Of The BestA New hours of operation for Betty Janikowski, AC3; Edith .;,'

clothing retail stores'effective Manning, AC3; Elaine Rovinskl,

Nice old lady "My doesn't" that i five-man Field Food Service team, led by Comdr. Tracy April 16, are announced as AC3; Sophie Sayatovitch, AC3;

young man swear terribly? Phillips, was at NATTCenter this week studying the food situationin follows: Gail Peck, AG3; Norma Souther-

Chief Boatswain: "Yes'm, he the galleys after a week's operation at ,the Mainside galley last Building 930, Mainside (men land, HM3; Nancy Ward, J03:
sure does. He knows the words, week. Ruth Bradshaw PH3 Gibbons
and women-Monday through ; Nancy
but just dQn't put no expression Assisting Commander Phillipswere Friday, 0900 to 1200 and 1300 PIIA3; Winnie Robillard, I,
in them. can't take time for special school- PN3 Carmen Madsen SK3 Gerrl
four Veteran chief commissarymen to 1530. ; ; {
0 Ing on how to keep the Navy eating Widick, SK3 Lois Abrams, TE3 a
-L. L. Monroe, J, D. Building 513, NATTCenter- ; {
Theirs was a beef stew romance, 'I Langford, E. W. Brown and J. E. "the best. Monday through Friday, 0900 Glaydes Acree, TE3; Ola Betros, .
To it nice and crude
put Hruska. The team visits activities only to 1130 and 1230 to 1530. TE3; Helen Jones, TE3; Dolores

She was always beefing Stressing that the program of upon the invitation of the com On pay days the stores will Plummer, TE3; Roma Wood, TE3j
And he was always; stewed.: manding officer. After the Food remain until 1700. Hazel Walker, YN3.
t .. the teams operating on four open ..
Service men arrive at an installation
fronts in the continental United
Sailor I have confession to
: a Gerri and Pat Gorsky, one timeship's
I the team goes into a hud
States and from selected points
make to I marri
you. am a Bishop Honor Man at NATTCenter
d'man.j overseas is to eliminate food dle with the supply officer or company ,
Girlie: Gosh, you returned to the Jacksonville Naval -
officer and key
commissary men
waste, not less food, the team At AE School -
For minute I
a thought
you were I from the galley force to set up a Air, Station Monday, not for
going to say this car didn't belong i was busy at NATTCenter... schedule of operations.The Wyatt Bishop, AEAN, was high duty but for a brief visit with
to you. honor man in the March 30 gra their old shipmates. The, Gorsky
i I The team does not hold inspec- first two days may be spentin duation class at the :Aviation Elec- twins, who are known around the

Seaman: "Here, hold my rifle' tions of general messes. Instead determining how the generalmess trician's Mate School at NATT Navy for their ability on a bas- I

for a minute, will you?" team members just point out operates at that particular Center. ketball court, visited with the

Officer: "Hey, I'm an Ensign! short cuts, ways of making meals command.. Bishop entered the Navy In Crackerjax Softball team mem-

Seaman: "That's all right, I more appealing and, in general, 00 June 1954, and has been assignedto bers. The girls played; for the

trust you." show the commissaryman whoDelill Commissary men are encour VA-172 NAS Jacksonville, for Station Wave softball and basketball

aged to ask questions about itemson duty. team in 1954 and 1955*. It was

the menu and tell of operations Pat who shot the deciding pointin

Sir in cooking that .they have the All-Eastern Women's bas
Of Humphrey had trouble with. Members of .ti ketball tournament in*'55 for the

the team then demonstrate suggestions Crackerjax, bringing home the
Saddens Marine UnitSir for improvement by R.a first Women's basketball trophyto

working side-by-side with the Jacksonville.
Humphrey, mascot of theN at Imcson Airport.One cooks and bakers. .. *
AS Marine Barracks, died of his finest triumphs
After this observation period,, Waves! Your Crackerjax soft
quietly in his sleep Monday, at occurred during the Secretaryof
the team decides what training on ball squad is ready to lift the lid
the of four and one-half to Jackson-
age Navy'svisit
the job might be necessary on from its 1956 season and the team
years. ville for the observance of the
that particular ship or station.A needs your support.
The 90-pound English bulldog Station's 15th birthday anni-
training schedule is "firmed Make plans to attend all of the
who held the honorary versary' last October.' Riding
and' outlined to the, commis Waves softball this
rank of sergeant, was famous atop the Marine float and up" games season
throughout Jacksonville wherehe wearing his dress blue uniformin sarymen. Then follows a combi t :' and root the Station combine on

made many public appear- the parade through the nation of 'on the Job" and theory ti to victory. Words of encourage
streets of Jacksonville, Hum- training course. Instruction'on. + ment are beautiful music to the

phrey drew continuous ap sists chiefly of on-the-job training ears of the softball players.
with the team chiefs work
plause. Picnic and beach weekends are
ing at the elbows of the ship's fast coming around the corner.
His last public appearancewas
commissarymen. If you plan on taking a short
the official greeters -
as one *
jaunt to the beach Or to a state
at the CPO Club party The idea'is to review basic principles park for an outing, take a look
S. Harris
William -
honoring Capt. involved in menu planning, around the barracks and see if
officer of the
commanding baking, moist and dry meat cook. there aren't a few stray Waves
Naval Air Station. *
ing and frying, vegetable cook looking for something to do, who .

With saddened hearts his ery, salads, soups, desserts and would like to join your group.A .

Marine comrades rendered last garnishing. crowded car, loaded down witha

rites to their beloved mascot Incidentally, the team advises lot of happy people, means a

who was buried in his dress lavish use of the "Salad bar," sure success for a day of fun and

blues, in a red and gold cas- which, in the past few year!, ha? 7 QhA enjoyment.Stop .
ket, in front of the Marine become a big item in the generalmess. by the Exchange today

Barracks. R' and remember to pick up that
.n. Ilumphrey While MSgt'A. J. Cocco, On the morning of the last day card for the servicewomen in the

ances attired in appropriate Sergeant' Major of the Marine of the team's visit, there is a "pre- Hospital. Or better yet, drop by

I uniform. No stranger to news Barracks and custodian and departure" conference. All per- < < !: '..,..., It ;,.. : Ward A.9 at the hospital and
photographers and television sidekick of Sir Humphrey, admits sonnel concerned with the course with your shipmates. A

cameras, Humphrey counted finding a replacement will meet to discuss the results of the SKIRTING A LANE You cheery word or card can do muchto

among his friends such digni- be difficult, another mascot team's visit. might say that curvy Abbe make a sick person's days pass

taries as Governor, LeRoy Col- must be found to take, over his During the conference, a memorandum Lane Is on the last leg of her quickly. .

lins, whom he visited at the duties. Applicants ''must have analysis -. the conclusions on journey the outskirts while thumbing of Rome,a Italy.ride BC-BS Payments Due

State Capitol while participating the highest qualifications to of the :Food: Service Teamis The shapely singer-actress is In
in a Marine Corps recruit- match and replace Humphreyas prepared with emphasis on Italy with her famous band Blue Cross-Blue Shield policy

ing drive, and California'sQueen one of the Marine Corps' the fact that it is not an inspec- leader husband, Xavier Cugat, holders are reminded that monthly
receivedhis most beloved and outstanding recital of for several films. They also payments are due by April 16-
for a Day who tion report, or a any- plan to enter automobile competitions 17.
greeting when she arrived mascots. one's shortcOl1' J'1gs. while there


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Six JAX AIR NEWS 12 April 1956

..' ...... ,. """J .. ". "G ..... .....'. ata.rry L".s.mawdepft4lLM: 1ry$ ,{ Y '" 'M'''y.r First Division
.' i :
HJ ,:1

Clubs JostledIn

Roundup :,, '
: "
F. "
,., .. O&R CircuitThe
(By Armed Forces Presc Service -

'" Michigan .State's veteran base- ;, iJ topsy-turvy NAS O&R
." g 'v i J it
J Bowling League was at again
ball coach John Kobs sizes up his
this week with four pf the loop's,
1956 team as good pitch, fair hit, top five teams taking it on the

.. vet outfield, strong catch and chin in last Friday night's alley
;> green infield For: the fourth I action'

$straight year, Pvt.: Carlos (Sully) qnly' second-place Assemblywas

I Kothmann, Ft. Carson, Cola. and able to strengthen its position -
in the first division, winning
his partner, Miss Lucille Ash, finished
3-0 over fourth ranked Planning
second Robin Greintr '
to _' 4 NTo. 2 and cutting two games off
and Carole AnA Ormaca in. the __ ; ',, the lead of circuit leading Accessories -
senior pairs events of the natiopal -

figure skating championships.Finals LOWLY, CELLAR-DWELLING
of the USAFE model air- ? 7 Ground Check rose up to smite '

plane contest will take place at Production Planning, 3-0, in the
Wiesbaden AB, Germany, June Biggest upset of the week. The
1-3 Ltjg) Tom Corcoran, I loss left the Production men in a
the Olympic skier from the de- third place tie with Planning No.

stroyer Howard D. Crow, won 2, some 6V4 games off the front
the men's giant slalom event in a running pace.
recent meet at Aspen, Colo. His The third-place deadlock was
time was 2:01.6: The AAU re- iL ".' IEI.j preserved when Planning No. 2

ports that a squad of the nation'stop ... _'" __ ___' ... ,.,.mm was whitewashed, 3-0, by Assembly -
amateur boxers will tour Eu- READY FOR MORE LAURELS-Winners of their class in the Sixth ND Boxing Tournament,these and W. J. Osterhage of
rope again this spring. four Jax Navy rinrmen have their eyes set on bigger things. They will represent the southeastern Cowling Shop rolled a new sin-
in All-Eastern Navy tournament being held this week at Newport, R.
district in their weights the
Head coach AF gle record of 246 his
Byron Gillory's game as
John Williams, light
I. Left to right are Rudy Lara welterweight; Bill Wallick, light heavyweight;
Academy track team launches an middleweight; and Floyd Dawkins, lightweight. crew knocked off Accessories, 21.
eight-meet schedule April 7 OTHER RESULTS INCLUDED:
Ft. Bragg, N. C., has a veteran Open Campaign Electric Shop over Power Plant,
pugilist who has boxed with for- 25 Enter Center 3-0; Machinists over Planning No.

mer featherweight champ Willie PensacolaJax 1, 3-0; Metals No. 2 over Engineering -
Pep and European middleweight On Road Against Links Tourney 2-1; and a 1lVfc tie

champ Tiberio Mitri. He's John Twenty-five entries had between Supply and Metals Division -
McElrath Quantico, Va., and Navy's Crackerjax softbal- men's City League members is been received by Thursday of .
Parris Island, S. C., have lined up lers will journey to Pensacola that the Wave squad rates as preseason this week for the 36-hole med- Six league bowlers beat the
102 and 104-game baseball schedules tomorrow morning for a two- favorites to retain its City al handicap golf tournamentfor 200 mark for single games this

S this season North Carolina game series against the Gossettesthis League crown.Returning NATTCenter personnelThe week. Top score, of course, was
All-American eager Lennie I weekend, lifting the lid .on to Jax Sunday, the tourney will be held Osterhage's 246, followed by a
Rosenbluth set seven Tarheel' the 1956 season. Station nine will open City Lea- April 14-22 on the NAS links. 225 by R. L. Wagner, a 212 by

scoring marks this past season. Coach Matt Kurilich says his gue competition Monday evening, No entrance fee is requiredand W. E. Besecker, M. T. Sample's
Larry Costello, Niagara's big pitching staff is developing April 16, on Brentwood field. All entries will be received up 211, and 201 games by Ev Brock
gun two years ago, poured in 58 smoothly, and he seems optimistic I Women's City League contests to tournament time Saturday., and G. J. Giarusso.
about his team's chances for the, will be played on Monday and
points in recent service in
game : Prizes will be awarded players A couple of interesting battlesin
Kurilich mentioned Wednesday evenings on Murray
Germany. Larry's. now the star coming season. with low gross, low net, second, the lower echelon will take
that-the'opinion of most Wo- Hill and Brentwood fields.
for the 6th Inf. Regt. quintet ,
third and fourth net, and most place tomorrow night when Sup-
The St. Louis Cardinals ought to Next military encounter for the birdies. ply and Machinists meet in a
win at least 15-20 more games Blind Bogey Honors local Waves will be a road tripto All entrants must have esta- scrap for ninth place and Engineering
this through the efforts of Keesler Air Force Base where
year meets
blished handicaps or submit Emergency Repairin
'Wilmer (Vinegar Bend) Mizell Taken By 3 Of 40 they will meet a strong Waf five attested 18-hole cards. an eleventh place squabble.

NBC's nine-game TV foot- The weekly- Blind Bogey golf squad the weekend of April 26. Team W L Pet.
ball slate opens with the Ken- Accessories 53 28 .654
stint on the local course produced I
tucky-Georgia contest, Sept. 22. three winners out of a field of Outdoor Pools Assembly -._ 51 30 .630
Two Army trackmen, Pvts. some 40 linksters ,last Saturday. Swimming Prod. Plan. 46.5 34.5 .574
Charles Pratt of Ft. Dix, N. J., Each member of the trio; Capt. Plan. No. 2 46.5 34.5 .574
and Lou Jones, Ft. Meade, Md. Damon Bernard, Jack Rader and Plan. No. 1 46 35 .568
recently left New York on a Ed Fenton, combined his handi- Opening Set May 1 Cowling Shop 45 36 .556
month-long AAU tour of Africa. capping and golfing skill to pro- Electric Shop 44 *37 .543
Metals Div. 42.5 38.5
duce a 70, the number drawn Base residents will be able to get back into the swim of things .525
from the hat at the-conclusion of around the first of May when the Station's outdoor. swimming pools Machinists 42 39 .510
SPORTS Supply 41.5 39.5 .512
the afternoon's play. will open for the Summer season.
Engineering 36 45 .444
Mainside Special Services announced -
SCHEDULEFor this week that setfcn life Paul l, AN; and Garvy Wheeler, Emer. Repair 36 45 .444
AGO Ensigns Cop guards have been selected to SA. Power Plant 35.5 45.5 .438
All of the guards but Wheelerare Mast. & Fore. 31 50 ,383
Week of April 12-18 Title watch over the pools this year.
Baseball: Jax Fliers vs. Univ Badminton Included in the group are: Regi- water safety instructors, a Metals No.-2. 29.5 51.5 .364

of Florida Frosh, there, April 11 With the singles badmintontitle nald Boone, MM1, in charge of qualified designation given by the Ground Check. .23. 58 .284
Boxing: All-Navy Eastern Tournament safely tucked away, the AGO the guards; Bill Hendry, AM2; American Red Cross; Wheeler
at First Naval District, School Ensigns will start out next Tony Cook, SN; Jim Holcomb, holds an ARC Senior Life Guard
April 9-12; All-Navy Tournament, Monday after the doubles crown. AN; Alan Rubinson; SA; Phillip rating. Fish From Low
.. First Naval District, April 1618. Next week's schedule: Cook comes to the Mainside
Tennis: No varsity games Monday-AGO vs. NAWS, 563; Reveal WinnersOf pools from Fasron 9 at Cecil] Waters Not EligibleFor

scheduled. AK vs. AN-P, 513. Field; he was a water safety instructor Competition
: Softball: Crackerjax at NAS Tuesday AE vs. MAD, 563; at Green Cove Springslast
Pensacola, April 1314. SS vs. AO, 513.Wednesday .. Black Bass season, and he has also had In view of the present criti-
Golf: Jax Fliers vs. Pensacolaand \ AGO vs. AN-P, experience at the NATTCenter, cal low water situation in
Eglin AFB at NAS Pensacola; 563; NAWS vs. MAD, 513. Fishing ContestWinners Mainside and Cecil Field pools. i many lakes and streams which
Mainside intramural golf meetingat Thursday AK vs. AO, 563; has resulted in the lifting of
Ann Jarrard of
daughter Harry
1330, Building 930. AE vs. SS, 513. for the March compe- restrictions for sport fish-
Service Black E. Jarrard, foreman, O&R, for
tition of the Civil ing, the Station Black Bass
---------- ----- Bass Fishing Contest have been her six pound, four ounce bass, Fishing Contest Committee at
lax Navy 'To ConductBoys9 announced by the contest com- the best in the children's division. a recent meeting adopted the
mittee. She caught her bass at Black following policy:
Creek, using a cane pole.
Baseball Camp Here.Navy Herb Pinney, of Overhaul and i iRobcrson.D. "Fish caught in streams, or
Repair Department, was the win- Entry prize went to Dorothy lakes which have been openedto
ner in the men's division, landinga & R, who competed the public without restric-
between the of 12 and 14 will 37 entries. She
youngsters ages 10-pound, one ounce black bass against was tion as to method for catchingor
have a chance to get a little experienced coaching Vhen caught on shiner at Colee Cove. awarded a swivel. boat. seat. limit, will not be eligiblefor
the Jax Navy Fliers open a boys' baseball school at Mason He was awarded an ice box as his ? entry in the Black Bass
21 at 0930. The committee also announcedthe
Field, Saturday, April prize. Fishing Contest."
The session will be the first of a number of Saturday .- prizes for ApriL Top catch in
morning get-togethers between the Fliers and the sons of 1\rs.'Virginia George, wife of the men's and women's division At present this policy makes

Navy families from NAS Jacksonville, NAS Cecil Field and W. H. George, plant division 0 & will be a three-burner Coleman fish caught for: in Orange In the Lake Station Ineligible -
,Green Cove Springs. R, was declared winner of the I. stove; Children's division, a rod;
Each diamond class will last from 0930 to 1130. women's division for her catch, a. and the entry prize will be a two- contest.
The school is being conducted along the same lines seven pound bass.while fishing at mantel Coleman lantern.A .
as former baseball sessions held here on the Station in Swimming Pen Creek, using a service reel will be awarded Has Your Department Reach
previous years for both Navy and civilian youngsters.This shiner. She also received an ice as first prize in the salt water fish ed 65; In 56? ..
year the school is being opened only to Navy depen- category for speckled trout, red Does Your Unit Intend To

dents in ''this area. box.A prize of a fine reel went to bass! and whiting. Reach G5 In 56Page

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I 12 April 1956 JAX AIR NEWS rage Seven 1


Three-Way Tie I_ Former Champs ShineIn

For 2nd In r
t F'
4 $ .

Center Keg PlayA Station Golf TourneyTwo

three-way dogfight for run- former NAS Jacksonville links titlists led eight championship

nerup honors In the NATTCentcr flight golfers into the second round of the Station Golf

Intramural bowling league was t sr f Tourney this week, and two other top flight men advanced into
i .
still running wide open last week the semi-finals.

as the loop's second round closed. Free-swinging Lou Chaff and Jud Pearson. '

With most of their first ,place Big Bill Scarbrough were still in
In Third Flight play, Steve
aspirations having long since the thick of the title picture after
Blitz, 1( J. Christensen, Dick
faded under the accurate firingof knocking off first round foes,
Lieurance, Bill Winslow, W. T.
NA WS-l, the other nine clubsin while Don Glass and Chuck Sum-
Chaffin, R. D. Laraviere and
the circuit have settled downto ,4 mitt each advanced into the semifinals -
Frank Richards all picked up
a fight for the second spot. with second round victories. -
opening round wins.CIIAMPIONSIIIP.
NAWS-1 SUSTAINED one of ; Flight second

its infrequent one-point losses a Glass was victorious over Mike round play will be concluded

this week, but had no trouble Benak, 5 and 4, and Summitt sometime this week when Chaff

picking up a 3-1 win off ANP-1 downed Tom Bayliss, 1-up, over meets Walt Strader and Scar-

to run its lead over the league toa the 18-hole course.MEANWHILE brough playa Sam DalzelL Chaff
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comfortable 23 games. TEN PIN WONDERS One of the finest bowline teams ever three out of four defeated Harry Webb, 1-up, in a
ANP-l, which leads third place seen at NATTCenter is this NAWS-1 squad which has compiled a second round Second Flight thrilling 21-hole encounter, while
AO School by one game and sensational 73-3 record so far this year. Included in the croup matches were completed when the other former Station champwon
fourth place Aviation Storekeepers are (left to "right) Bert Murray, George Brister, Vince Conley, Tom Hornbuckle defeated B. C. out over Joe Stutz in another
Les Graupman and Harry Beaumont. Conley recently left the
by two games, picked up two team after receiving transfer orders, and another team member Hamilton, Pete Gushanas downed 1-up battle.
more points in a 2-2 split with Tom Barter is not shown. Barker has the highest individual Wes Westmoreland and Bill Lyons All ties in the tournament are
NAWS-3 with George Blessinger average in the league this season, a sizzling 188, and Beaumont decided by sudden-death, extra-
scored a 2 and 1 triumph overNoHitter
holds the high set record of 655.
leading the way with a 217 anda hole play.

569. Complete results include:

gun for NAWS-3 in another First Round-Lou Chaff def. Barry -

match during the week, rolling a Awards At Meet Webb, 1-up (21 holes); Walt

505 to pace a 4-0 win over AGO Gainesville Strader def. Doc Goodman, 5-3;

School. .aN Don Glass def. Bob Thiel, 3-2;

Meanwhile, the other second Six members of the Jackson- Mike Benak def. J. Rivers, 4-3;

notch contenders had their trou- ville Navy Pistol club who jour- Bill Scarbrough def. Joe Stutz,

bles, too. AK School lost all four neyed to Gainesville last Sunday 1-up; Sam Dalzell def. J. R. John

points in a match with Support certainly captured a fair share of son, 3-2; Chuck Summitt def. Casey

Services, then rallied to post a the shooting loot awarded at the Maze, 1-up, and Tom Bayliss

3-1 victory over AE School when monthly pistol club meeting there. .def. Les Platt.

Nelson Bottorff rolled a 217-545 Second Round Glass def. Be
The sextet, which included Vir- For Jankunis \
against a 535 set by Tiny Wilhornof egido de La Cruz, N. A. Pratt, B. ; nak, 5 and 4; and Summitt def.

the Electricians.AO J. Maxik, Guigno Carapellotti, E. Bayliss, 1-up.
School split 2-2 with AGO H. Schwartz and II. R. Abney, Fliers Capture PairJacksonville I SECOND FLIGHT: First Round ...

with Don Horn hitting a 203 anda brought home five awards from r-Roy Reed def. Dick Dierker;

552, while the losers were sup the University city. Sam Lanier def. Mickey Flynn
this ;
Navy's fledgling Fliers were home for a rest
ported by a'204-558 outburst by B. C. Hamilton def. G.
R. Brick-
Jim Olson and Dave Frei's 207- Pratt scored a double triumphin week after winding up the first segment of their arduous, 70-game '
the meet by taking both third diamond campaign with three wins and four losses. ley; Tom Hornbuckle def. Chuck

550.Current place in the Expert class with a The Fliers, suffering Irom a Yarborough; Hugh Pearson def.
standings are: a 9-4 decision in the series finale C. G. Coward; Bill Lyons def. G.
.22 pistol and second place in four winning drought after
Team \V L rd. game I
behind the six-hit hurling of Bob T. Nagle; Pete 'Gushanas def.
NAWS-l 73 3 .961 Marksman shooting with a service taking their opener from the Uni-
Taylor. Don Hardy and Wes Westmoreland
de La Cruz took second versity of Kentucky, roared into
ANP-l ...._. 50 26 .658 The locals were scheduled to def. George Johnson. econd
place in Expert shooting, Maxik Pinecastle Air Force Base late .
AO School 49 27 .645 play a practice game last evening Round-Hornbuckle def Hamilton

won first place in the Sharpshooter last week and picked up their
AK School 48 28 .632
and third victories of the against the University of Florida ; Lyons def. Pearson 2 and 1,
and Carapellottiwas second
NAWS-3 39 37 .513 category freshmen squad, and then are and.Gushanas def. Westmoreland.

NAWS-Z 35 37 .486 the first place Marksman. year. idle until they meet the Florida THIRD FLIGHT: Steve Biltz ,
SuppServ 30 38 .441 The local club, which has BRIGHTEST SPOT in the recovery State U. frosh club here April def.
Ed Bishop, 4 and 3; K. J.
AGO School 22 54 .289 grown rapidly to some 60 members was the pitching which 20-21 in a two game encounter? Christensen def.
Jay Maze 1-up
ANP-2 13 55 .191 in the past few weeks, is saw local veteran Frank Jankunis Pinecastle felt the sting of Flier (20 holes Dick Lieurance
) def.
AE School 9 63 .125 tentatively scheduling Saturday, stop the Air Force men cold witha bats in the early innings of the Chuck Scheder, 1-up; Bill Wins-
April 21 as the date of its first seven-inning no-hitter in the opening game last Monday. Jan
low def. E. G. Gottlieb; W. T.
Center Softball sponsored monthly match. A gen- opening contest of the two game kunis held the Airmen at bay all Chaffin won by default over A.
eral meeting for all members is
series. the way and lost his shutout in E. Dickson; R. D. Laraviere won
scheduled for 1615 today in Build
the fifth when Pinecastle gar-
Jacksonville won that game, by default over J. C. Hoydic, and
League Opens ing 611 and new members are nered its lone; run on a hit bats- Frank Richards def. H. L. Fer-
always invited to attend. 12-1, then went on to rack upWJ man, a stolen base and an error.
Monday an early lead in the second game

Seeking their first championship when Jim Basiliere singled, Tay Softball \

at NATTCenter in five years, lor sacrificed, Mel Young walked

the Administration Softball nine, and Ray Hayes doubled scoring

coached by Ed Macias and Al Basiliere and Young. After Andy AtMainside

Barras, will field their strongest Campbell lined to second, Pete Ready

athletic team when the NATT- Pemberton singled scoring Hayes

Center Softball league swings into before George Harvey flied to

action next Monday. x ftf left to end the inning.

With a lineup built around Pinecastle retaliated with a
Carlton run in the home half of the inn-
Smith, Andy Kenny and After being delayed a week because
Dave Frei, the Feathers have ing, but the Fliers scored once of scheduling difficulties,
been winning practice in the fourth and four more times .
the 24-team Mainside Softball
games with regularity and hopeto in the fifth >to drown any hopes
League will get to the post next
break the four-year reign of the home club had of splittingthe
series. Tuesday afternoon, April 17.
Aviation Electrician's Mate

School as champions. Fliers' batting averages, not in- The league was originally slat- ..
Administration lines up with cluding the two PinecasUe tilts, .ed to begin April 9 with 26 teams,

Rudy Edwards, c; Marion Lee, lb; are as follows: but Intramural Director Frank

Kenney, 2b; Smith ss; Johnny Player AB II Ave. McCaffrey postponed the, openinga

Shepherd, 3b; Bob West, If; Frei, Pemberton 12 7 .583 week after difficulties arose in
cfr and Jack Broderick, rf. Syme .- 4 2 .500 drafting a schedule for the large

A three-man pitching staff Jankowski 2 1 .500 number of entries.

should help out in the long sche- Slater 13 6 .461 Two teams, VF-22 and VF-43

dule with Ed Rowe, Junior Ma- Harvey 14 5 .350 withdrew their entries after

loney and Bob Mason handlingthe Joyce -, 3 1 .333 planning earlier to field teams.

mound chores. Campbell 13 4 J07 All 24 clubs will participate in aonedivision

Next week's schedule: Hayes 20. 6 .300 round-robin loop
...:: a Y. Sakelos 7 2 .286
Monday AE-1 vs. NAWS, this year.
;> ""' :':< : '""" 'NHW<'-- -" -
16 4 .250
AN-P vs. MAD, AGO vs. Opera- Moyer
tions, AK vs. AE-2. CENTER SLUGGERS Coach Frank 'FoMnbauer rf the *Young 8 1 .088 McCaffrey urgently needs um-
NATTCenter varsity Softball team has high hopes that his first pires to officiate league contests
Winstead 8 1 .088
Wednesday AO vs. Admin, four above, will pack
composed players
string outfield, ... and. asks that anyone interestedin
SS the League title to
vs. NAWS, AE-1 vs. Oper., the needed hitting punch: to return "
AN-P vs. AE2.Thursday' NATICenur this year. Included in the "outer garden- quartet are First bum: "I hate holidays. handling the behindtheplatechores
: standing (left to right) Hank Powell ef, and Bill Benovlch, reserve Second bum: "Yes, it makes me contact him at his office
,AGO vs. Admin, centerfielder kneeling in front are left to right) Art DornaUi, If, feel common when nobody ain't in Building 930, or by phone ex-
AK vs. AO., SS vs. MAD, NAWSvs. and Lea Allen, rf. The NATTCenter team last won the Jacksonville working. tension 512. .
Oper. City League in 1954.


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Of VA105In .,. ..i ,,,\O<'.,, ,::. '1
(Note: Ads for this Classified ' i :
Column must be submitted In 'Century' f.
writing by 1600 on Monday to
insure publication No ads will At Sea Aboard The USS
be taken by phone.) Benntngton (CVA-ZO)-Attack
FOR RENT Squadron 105 became the

3 bdrm. furn. hse. Board optional "Squadron of the Century"
1614 Donald St. EV 8-1468 when it gained 100% member-

(day) and EV 9-6262 (eve.) ship in the USS Bennington's
Parhan. Century Club.Membership.,

2 bdrm. furn. apt 2594 Park St. In the' club requires *, -)
EV 7-6571. Pitts. that a pilot have logged i .
3-3 'rm. apt. $55. 2732 Lydia St. 100 landings aboard the ship. RJM Q + r4 .'
EV 9-5703. Ltjg's) W. F. Miller and A, de
2 bdrm. furn hse. (6021 Sabre Dr. Bodisco came in for their 100th
EV 4-1495. Camfield. landings on the ship on March
5 rm. hse. 1218 Rensselear Ave. 14, and now all of the squad- kw
EL 46651., Crumley. ron's 15 pilots are members of
2 bdrm; furn. apt. $67.50. 3649 the Century Club.Commanded <. Y
.. .. e nFCENTURY
Herschel St. EV 82573. by Comdr. S. 1 en. w w
2 bdrm. hse. Corner of Hamiltonand W. Forrer, VA-105 has a totalof CLUBBERS Here are the reasons for Attack Squadron's claim to the "Squadronof
Marquette $70. EV 84956. 1944 landings aboard the the Century". The squadron gained 100 percent membership In the USS Bennington's century
Mausert. Bennington; of which 252 were club. All pilots logged 100 landings aboard the ship. A unit of Air Task Group 201 aboard the Ben-
nington In the Far East, the squadron is due back In Jax next week. Top row (left to right) are
VA-105 is .of
6 rm. unfurn. apt. EV 8-0952. at night. a part Comdr. S. W. Forrer, skipper: Lt. G. C. Andrews, executive officer; Ltjg( ) L. N. Daluto; Lt (jg)
2 bdrm. furn. or unfurn. hse for Air Task Group 201 embarkedin T. E. Dunlop; Lt. J. Spargo; LtJg( ) W. T. Grady; Comdr. C. A. Blouln, Commander ATG 201. Bottom
rent or sale. 6021 Sabre Dr. EV the USS Bennington on Far 'row (left to right) Ltjg) B. S. Forner; Ltjg) II. Stewart; Ltjg) D. J. Duhrkopf! Lt. F. II. Owens;
4-1495. Camfield. Eastern Cruise. The group is Lttjg) G. L. Winans;' Ltjg) D. J. Jones. Missing from the photo. are Ltjg( )" W. F. Miller and Lt-

2 bdrm. furm apt. $70. 8480 Man- due back in Jax next week. (jg) A. DeBodlsco.

resa Ave. CO 44551. Samples. Winner of the Atlantic Fleet -
Furn. apts. $50. 3373 Herschel St. Battle Efficiency E award for R ATG-201

EV 92838. Cay. two consecutive years, VA-105 (Continued from Pace 1))
3 bdrm. hse, Lakeshore, 5118 Mar also holds the distinction of complete' duty with) the Sev-
lene Ave. EV 9-4640. Dollar. being the first fleet squadronto enth Fleet. She was the flag
3 rm. apt. 2025 Herschel St. EV completely qualify all its '' AT ship for Commander Carrier

7-3658 (eve.). Parker. pilots in day and night carrier 0800 0900 f.._ rOn Division One during her entire
Sunday Mass ,
6 rm. furn. apt. 1504 River Rd., landings using the newly developed Western Pacific cruise. Rear
Mirror Landing Aid. 1000 St.Edward's, ChapeL I Saturday, April 15, the CPO
Orange Pk. Ext. 8151. Page. Adm. Thomas B. Williamsonis
Saturday Mass, 0630. Club will feature a real Italian
6 rm. furn. apt. $100.1555 Bland- commander'of' the carrier
Daily Mass, 0 30. spaghetti, dinner from 1800 until
in'g Blvd. Del Padre. division.:,
ToastmastersOffering Sunday 0630, Mass, at the 2100. The price of the dinner will
ATG 201 joined the Bennington -
Hospital Chapel; 1900, Instruction be only 75_cents per person. The .
2 bdrm. hse. $49. 652255 Camilla at San Diego'where the
CourseIn classes, Building 463. dinner will be followed
bya con- '
Ave EV 9-8680. Roberts. carrier had put in after sailing
5 rm. unfurn. hse. Lakeshore, PROTESTANTThursday tinuous juke box dance. around Cape Horn and visiting
4808 Shirley Ave. EV 8-1352 Public SpeechThe April 12 E-7s' serving aboard the stationare South American ports. In com-
(after 1600)). Bowles. I '1900 All Saints' Choir Rehearsal reminded that the tentative pany with other units of the
2 bdrm. hse. 6021 Sabre Dr. $50. Jax Navy ToastmastersClub opening date for the CPO Club Seventh Fleet, The Bennington
EV 41495. Camfield. No. 546 is offering would-be Sunday, April 15 swimming pool, patio and patio engaged in task force maneu-
3 bdrm. hse. $975 equity, $48.50mo. speakers an exceptional opportunity 0800 Episcopal Communion bar is May 1. vers in the Taiwan-Okinawa,
5934 Oaklawn Dr. EV' 8- to learn the art through en- Service, Chaplain Nickelson. All patrons are reminded that Japan and Philippine areas.
3788. Lawson. rollment in a course of eight sessions 0930 Sunday School for ages the club features bingo every During December while on
2 bdrm. hse. 6226 Tennant Dr. running from May 3 through. 4 through adults. Friday evening commencing at an inspection trip of naval activities -
West. EV 74959. Bessinger. Aug. 9. 0930 Service of Divine Wor- 2000 and many fine prizes are in the Pacific, Secre-
3 bdrm. hse.; 2335 Barlad Dr. EV A "kick-off" enrollment lunch- ship, Chaplain Carpenter.' awarded the lucky winners. On tary of the Navy Charles S.
71004. Paulsen. eon will be held at 1145 Thurs: 1100 Service of Divine Wor-I Monday evenings the club fea- Thomas spent several days
3 bdrm. hse. 6346 Commodore Dr. day, April 26, at the Officers Club.J. ship, Chaplain Griffin. : tures movies of sports highlights aboard the Bennington observing
EV 74185. Slyfield. Frank Rushton, a prominent 1900 The United Fellowship' commencing at 2000. The moviesare task force operations. In
I I. 2 bdrm. unfurn. C.B.S. hse. 5560 Jacksonville speaker, will deliver of Protestants, Building 804. of famous sporting events of March the carrier was part of
I Shorewood Rd., Cedar Shores. the main speech on this occasionfor Monday, April 16 by-gone years and recent national the force which demonstrated
EV 8-6268..Brown. which reservations may be 1000* Lutheran' Instruction contests in all sports. Navy air' might ''to President
LOST AriD FOUND made by calling the club at extension Classes, Building 502. Magsaysay of the ,Philippine
Fifty dollar reward for return of 8154, or Capt. Tom Moo- 1930 Latter Day Saints' Serv- sery. Islands and other high ranking
.. info leading. to toy-terrier, ney at extension 8573. ice. "0930-Divine Worship Chap- dignitaries.
white with brown markings. SESSIONS WILL be devoted to Tuesday, April 17' lain William A. Swets. PROVING TIIAT Navy men

Answers to "Bozo". Strayed the following subjects: Introduc- 1900 Presbyterian' Instruction 1900 Tuesday, Instructionclass are good-will ambassadors,
from 2926 Lakeshore Blvd. EV tion to Public Speaking, May 3; I Classes, Hospital Chapel. for personnel of Presbyterian crewmembers of the Bennington
8-3001 (eve.) EV 7-1636 (days) What To Talk About, May 17; I 1900 Christian Science Class. or Reformed background, answered an appeal of the
Delos Caroll. Confidence is Power, May 31; 1930 Bible Study Group. Hospital, Chapel., Philippine Red Cross by donat-
MISCELLANEOUS Building a Speech, June 14; Eval- Thursday, April 19 ing 900 pints of blood when the
".. Would like ride from Morse Ave. uation or Constructive Criticism, 1900 All Saints' Choir' Re vessel visited Manila Jan. 5.
and Ricker ,Road or near vici- June 28; Delivering Speech hearsal.ST. AccidentFreeContinued The crew also contributed
nity of Blanding and Morse Av. (Visible Expression), July 12; De- LUKE'S CHAPEL ( from Page 1) $3000 to the U. S. March ot
to NAS. Hrs. 08001630.. Betty livering a Speech (Audible Expression (Naval Hospital, Protestant) all hands can justly be proud. Dimes campaign.
Braddock, ext. 416. ), July 26; and Chairman- 0930- Sunday School and Nur-
Many commercial industries consider Not forgetting the folks back,
< ship, Aug. 9.APPLICATIONS.
it quite a feat to reach the home, it is estimated that the
A. lot of In
men who marry for the course
Nursery Announces 1,000,000 man-hours goal withouta crew spent a quarter of a mil
,< haste repent at mealtime. are available from ToastmastersClub
.. lost-time accident. lion dollars for merchandise in
.. members or the Officers'Club. New Rates
Hourly Station industrial safety officials the Orient.
Some people speak from expe- Additional rmation may '
,..' '"f rience. Others, from experience be obtained by calling Lcdr, Vin- Effective April 9, the Navy point out that every em- : .
-"'"don't speak.IV cent J. Anania, extension 8498/ Wives Nursety lists the following ployee, military and civilian, 65 In 56.One
a Signature
!-,' played an important part in Jhe
) 8466; Lt. Bert A. C. Udovin, ex- hourly rates:
A lot of people sing with feeling tension 542/8466; or Capt. Moo- One child, 35 cents; two or elimination of human suffering On A Bond Pledge Card

i but not for other people. ney., more, 50 cents. brought about by injuries. Insures Automatic Savings.

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