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Jax air news
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I Military Asked To Wear Uniform May 191

one-day change in the uniform regulations Commandant, Sixth Naval District e group
p be in the offing on Armed Forces Day, reasoned that since the day has been proclaimed
By the president as a time for honoring membersof
but it must be manifested via the
19 co-
of Jack
the military services, the citizens
of military personnel. sonville and surrounding communities can recog
an eye towards impressing upon the nize military personnel only if they are wearing
the economic importance of the military their uniforms.
f here and to .reveal the importance of Rear Adm. George C. Crawford, Comman-
V ,. in the security and defense of the dant, Sixth Naval District, who has the responsibility -
a group of civic officials has asked the for designating the Navy uniform in
,.,.\ officials to have men under their command Florida, has strongly endorsed the suggestion.
.., in the uniform of the day while on Various commands in the Jax area have agreed
;. on May 19. with the idea and urge: all military, personnel in
a letter signed by David Foerrester, the area to wear their uniform on liberty during
of the USO Board'of Directors, to the (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 4))

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,;;...... Ration

Jet engine using a new
tool which he Invented. The Vaccine
parts which precludes wear. n cv

Fasron Six Ready

Cleaning against polio II
resumed tomorrow at ..
A new compressor blade Dispensary, Depen \ 4a ,

#jet aircraft engine has been Section, for children 4
ation structural mechanic, of the 5 to 9 age group,
The new tool has a minimum R. J, Martin, assist- )
moving parts which officer, has an- r ,
wear, and not only costs less .
I maintain but also to repair, program was temporarily I
clared Chief Petty, who has when the fourth allotment _
attached: to his squadron for cc's was exhausted. The ?
this week of fifth allot- .o'r.r
tle more than a year.COMPRESSED a ,
AIR is of 567 cc's has now been _

to turn an impeller which ,
the sanding disk through a 4)A increased manufacture and
drive, and the sanding disk distribution of the
tates at 5,000 revolutions per reflected in amounts al-
to the Navy Supply Sys- zZ
ute.ALL ITEMS EXCEPT the made it posible for the
bearings and the air control Dispensary to inoculate
were manufactured by Chief than 90 per cent of the
ty in the Fasron Six children from 5 to 9 years AS GOOD A PLACE AS ANY-"Raise your right hand and
repeat after me," Comdr. Hartsel Dale Allen Airborne
shop. The new tool weighs with at least two shots this Early
Warning Squadron Four skipper, tells Norman Goodner, ADI,
one pound and a few ounces, addition, Comdr. Martin while administering the reenlistment oath In the plane captain's
considerable number of seat of a P2V Neptune. Due to stepped up activities In prepara-
WEATHER OUTLOOK from six months to 5 tion for the '56 hurricane season and a shortage of qualified plane
have received the vaccine captains, Comdr. Allen wasted no one's time as he swore Goodner
Friday Clear to partly the vaccine holds out", in as Just plane prior taking off on a training flight with the reenlistee
at nigh\ with afternoon and of age group 9 to 14 may
evening showers. Bill Readied For Congress
Saturday Same as inoculation schedule start-
with continued warm is as follows: first
tures. shots for ages 5 to 9, Hope To Retain Trained
Sunday Afternoon and May 4; first and second
ing showers with temperatures ages 6 months to 5 years,

to 87 degrees. Turn to Page 8, Col. 5)) Technicians With BonusA

I I Kin Finds Works II I special top-level group, formed in the Defense Depart
ment, is charged with the job of preparing a bill designedto
A nephew of Capt. keep trained technicians in service.The .
Karig, widely known
bill is to be ready for son Jr.
historian and author, is {
attending Aviation Congress next January 1, and Robertson indicated that present -
Officer school at the : will provide pay increases for of pay and promotion systems
ficer and enlisted technicians independent
Air Technical Training may be considerably changed,
of rank. In the mean- since the practice of "rewarding
ter.A college editor and Y while, Defense is expected to ask technical ability by rank" weak
newspaperman in his own Congress for a special extra reenlistment ens authority and responsibility. _
bonus by the techni- Management and technicians'
Ensign Richard Karig, of ->o are
hurst, Ill, professed cians. said to be the "hardest people to>
interest in the published works HOWEVER, DUE TO the late- keep in uniform."
his famous uncle and was ness of the hour, it is not antici The problem of more pay for
to the NATTCenter library. pated the present session of Con- technicians is complicated by tho
AND TilE'SIGIIT was an gress will act on. the request. need of maintaining a balance between
teresting one for him as Also slated to benefit by the them and combat person
than 15 volumes by Captain :: bill under, preparation are top nel. More than half of the serv
rig are available at the library.These I military and civilian manage- ices' enlisted men are serving in
include the famous ment personnel the generals, the upper four grades, due to tho
tle Report" of World War II admirals, and GS-12s and up. system of rewarding technicians
Korea which includes six ASSISTANT SECRETARY of "with rank in order to provide
umes, the last one dealing i Defense Carter L Burgess will adequate pay." The new plan will
the Korean Campaign. The head the group, which will include be directed toward substantial extra
tells of Naval action from assistant secretaries, mili- pay for a particular critical
Harbor, through the Pacific tary officers, top-level, civilian Job rather than promotion, although
Atlantic in authentic, highly employees and representationfrom there could be both.
scriptive writing. Richard Karig, of civilian industry. The panel THE BURGESS committee is
CAPT. KARIG'S fiction, I historian of the and AVI-I was created by order of Deputy certain to come up against com-
(Please Turn to Page 8, Col. Patricia Shane, Defense Secretary R. B. Robert (Please Tum to Page 8, Col. 5). j

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II; .VA4S. Fasron 6. VW-4. VA-44. VP-I6. VP-18, Fasron 109, VF42 1

I V 4 JflRnAm4Ji3 Scouting Jax Area Squadrons I

Publlihid every Thursday tor Wavy and Marina activities at Naval Air
Jacksonville, '" VA-45
NAS. Jaek..uill.p reported aboard from -
Capt. William S. name -_..._,.... Commanding Officer The "Blackbirds" re-enlistment will take over the duties of Ten newcomers have reported
r Conidr. John N. Myeim Executive: Officer which recently broke ,
program administrativeofficer. to the "Hornets.1Attack
4 Air *aekaeTtlleHeel Ltjg) Davis as
1 Rear Adm. Delbert S. Cornwell ""' Commander the ComFairJax recotd, claimed Squadron 104 extends
Richard O Green Chief of surf a
another this week when
man of VA-45 hearty welcome aboard to: Robert .
i Air "'I.C Cleve.tapt. The officers and men
Bowen F. Mcl. ot. Commander Draper Wagstaff, AE1 reenlisted for Becker, AOAN, and the following
Coindr. Richard Datis Cud I Staff: Officer for another six'years.The recently stood inspection
Nara. Air Tec-sJcaJ TraJaJag v..krI Commander Air Group Four and AA's, John Limbcrg Jr.,
C DeLon Commanding Officer welcome mat was dustedoff
I Cart. flinty Jurdie Prudhome, William En-
Comdr. Edward W. Bishop KxecuUvt Officer last week. Reporting to 45's overall appearance was termed -
good." gler, Sawyer, Norman
Capt. Benjamin N. ,Ahl -nul Commanding Officer VA-45 from NTC Bainbridge, Md. "very Fortwengler, Daniel Walder Jo-
Capt. L. A. Newton .__ ExecuUve Officer AA George e e e ,
Harold Smiley
I NARTU seph Allard, Frederick Stark
Comdr. Laurence F. Steffenhagen _...,.,-.......- ...Commanding Officer Kreuzburg, AA; Norman Fiskin, Fasron 6 William Stoll.

AA, and Clyde Collie. Charles Fasron Six is proud of its new e a *
The JAX AIR NEWS ti published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station from NAT-
Jackaonvllle. Florida and printed commercially with NAVEXOSriP35. funds' Rachall AA, reported aircraft, the TF-1, a transport VP16The
at no expense to the government' and In compliance with Rev. TC' Jax and William Willis SN version of the S2F the first one in
Nov. IMS. CopIes are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station the recent change of command
Naval Air Technical Training Center. Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the from USS Payette County. the Jacksonville area. William
U. S. Natal hospital.Sertice ceremony was an impressive affair -
in officer personnelhave
Changes McGarry, A3D plane captain, and
Li. replete with band music
Information Officer- Ted Morgan and
been in order around the flew with Lt
Editor-Andrew II. Plane Wang, 50 interested spectators.The .
Staff Reporter.-Jack Holmes, PHI; Mm'Ion Cracraft JO2; Nancy Ward, J05 "Blackbirds" nest as VA-45 bade Sargent, operations officer, and II
farewell to Ltjg( ) Benton (Vince) Lt Beesley of NAS O&R, in the squadron lost Comdr. Paul
of the Armen Forces Press Service.
The JAX AIR NEWS U a member Bailer and wishes him
AFFS material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted withoutthe Davis Jr. He will attend graduate first local flight Monday. the best
written permission of Armed Forces Press Service. Republication of othermatter school this fall at Columbia Uni- in his new position as executive
Editor., JAX except AIR by NEWS.service. publications It prohibited without permission ol. versity. Ltjg) Parker Gillam is to be officer of NAS Anacostia. Comdr.

Editorial offices located Main Administration Building Phone extensions Lt. Lewis Udell, who recently released to inactive duty May 4, Max: Piper is the new CO.
8346. 21b and 8164. Ltjg) Gilliam has been communications i Following ,the change of command -
officer for the past
t.i ':}'i ;;;:::;. :,.,>" i f ; {.:.::r ? fiC : :*;:? two years and squadron football ceremonies, the squadron
+ held all hands
:PJ f Z > ':' "+" : t m 'I'r.: ; 1i*''' an muster at
; 'f 4 coach for the 54 and 55 seasons. the Cecil Field picnic grounds.

z rSE R\lCC .J L Ltjg) James Kent reported Highlight 'of the afternoon was

: .r.,,. aboard for duty from VF-11, Ce- the Softball game between the of-
cil Field. Ltjg( ) Kent will assume ficers and enlisted men which was

CATHOLIC the duties of squadron power called at the end of the fourth

Sunday Mass 0800, 0900, it y plants officer, relieving Ltjg( ) inning, with the officers leading

1000 St. Edward's ChapeL + Robert Bozarth who will be released (believe it or not), 15 to 11. Rob-

Saturday Mass, 0800. to inactive duty on May 4. ert Mixon ADI; James Auger,

Daily Mass, 0630. Jack Alspaugh AK1 reenlisted ADI; and Earl Elson AE1 are to

Sunday 0630 Mass at the May 1, for a period of six years be congratulated on the food arrangements -

Hospital Chapel; 1900 Instruction for his third enlistment. Als- particularly on the

Classes, Building 463. paugh's reenlistment made Fas shrimp stewed in brew.

PROTESTANTThursday '..,'i, ron Six's rate 30 per cent for the Congratulations are also in Order -
May 3 .' first quarter of this year. to John Little AN, who grad
1900 All Saints' Choir Re- : S uated first in his class of twenty-

hearsal. : ;; ? "% three men in the Fleet Air Wing

Sunday, May C VW-4 Eleven Radio School Class
.A 2-56.
B ; :. .. The "Hurricane Hunters" welcomed
0800) Communion 97 L ;
Episcopal His final grade was 3.65 out of a
., .. Comdr. W. T. Cain and his
Service, Chaplain Nickelson. '" .' possible 4.0.
; crew back tot h squadron
l e
0930) Sunday School for ages : e *
Thursday April 26. Commander
4 through adults. VP18VP18
Cain's crew was the first of three
0930) Service of Divine Worship .w. is getting ready for the
"' WV-3 to arrive at NAS Jax
HITCHHIKER'S HIDEAWAY-NAS Jax apparently was the crews
Chaplain Carpenter. forthcoming ORI which is due to
destination for some unknown bird whose nest was discovered ina after spending approximately 30
1100 Service of Divine Worship be conducted in the second weekin
tight section of a new TF aircraft ferried to Fasron Six from days at Port Lyautey.The .
Chaplain Stephenson. NAS Norfolk. Robert Marshal, ADI, (left) shows William ]Me- May. Much time is being spent
1900 The United Fellowship Garry, ADZ, where he found the hitchhiker's habitat. The in- two other crews are scheduled practicing firing rockets and in
of Protestants Building 804. trader was probably seeking: his "whirs" via expert lessons from to arrive here the early partof radar bombing.All .
a Navy pilot. The TF aircraft is the transport version of the Navy's next week.Reporting .
Monday, May 7 S2F hunter-killer plane. hands are busy preparingfor
1900-Latter Day Saints' Serv were: Darryl Knight the deployment to Iceland.

ice. ACAN; Franklin Camp ACAN; Some of the new squadron mem-

Tuesday, May 8 Part-Time Jobs Okay; from NAS Glynco Ga.; and Ron bers who have only heard of such

1930 Presbyterian Instruction aId Snider AA who has just fin places as Keflavik and Rayjavikwill
Classes Hospital Chapel. ished his boot training at USNTC
not have a chance to see
1900 Christian Science Class. Bainbridge Maryland. them.
Must Be Within Rules
1930 Bible Study Group. Checking out were: Richard Ltjgs( ) Jack Perry and Bill

1930 Episcopalian Instruction Sill AK1, transferred to Brown Palm were released to inactive
Classes. Hedged by a set of restrictions"which do not create too much
Field Chula Vista Calif.; W. C. duty and are returning to St.
Thursday, May 10 of an obstacle a new Navy ruling permits active duty Navy and Churchwell Jr., AO1 transferredto Louis. Chief Ralph Allen was

1900 All Saints' Choir Re- Marine Corps personnel to hold down part-time jobs. Atkron 42, NAS Oceana, Va.; transferred to NATTCenter at
hearsal. The main restriction, under- with civilian bands and orches Charles Spoon, ADI, transferredto Jax and Ensign James Brown reported -
ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL standably, is that the job shall ZX-11 NAS Key West; Arthur aboard from NATTCenter.
(Naval Hospital, Protestant) not reflect discredit upon the tras. Richardson ADC transferred to *

0930 Sunday School and Nursery service or interfere with one's Subject to the above restric- VX-1 NAS Key West; William Fasron 109

military duties. tions, Mr. Pratt says, military Wadsworth Jr., ADC; Tillman Lcdr. Addison Medefind, retired -

0930 Divine Worship Chap The rules were issued by Al- personnel are encouraged to en. Malone Jr., ADI; W. S. Cagle, from the Service April 30,

lain William A. Swets. bert Pratt, Assistant Navy Sec- gage in legitimate and ethical enterprise ADI, and James Gillian, ADC, after completing 22 years active

1930 Tuesday, Instruction retary, and include several ad or employment during are being transferred to Fawtu- duty. While attached to Fasron

Class for personnel of Presbyte ditional limitations. Specifically their off-duty hours. Lant NAS Key West. 109, he was squadron personnel

rian or Reformed background these prohibit holding a job officer executive officer and act-

Hospital Chapel.Beauty. that would allow possible unethical ing commanding officer. Before
4 influence due to an in- Ground Officer Returns To Same reporting to Fasron 109 he was

dividual's military position; stationed with Fasron 105 at Panama -
Shop provide income direct from the Squadron As Fighter PilotCall Canal Zone.

U. S. government which, com- it fate, just plain luckor later he was ordered to basic Lcdr. Medefind entered the Naval

UndergoingRenovation bined with service pay, exceeds an unusual twist in assign flight training at NAS Pensa- Service at Alameda, Calif., in

$2,000 a year; or is connected ments, it's still a rare case cola. 1934, and after serving four yearsas

with any organization involvedin when a ground officer leaves a For his tour of advanced an enlisted man he success

a strike.It squadron for nearly 18 monthsof training at N A S Cabaniss fully completed Naval Flight

.... The Navy Exchange Beauty is further forbidden for mili- flight training and after Field he selected the AD Sky- School at Pensacola, where he received -
Shop, located in Building 25, will his commission and his
tary personnel to conduct or solicit graduation is reassigned as a raider and upon graduationlast
be closed during the week of May business of a private* or per- pilot to his old unit. month was assigned to Aviator's Wings.

14 to 21 while the entire shop gets sonal nature on board ship or station Such the status of Ltjg( ) VA-15. Lcdr. Medefind a veteran of

its own beauty treatment. without authorization from John Inman of Attack Squadron This was one of the few instances both WWII and the Korean con

Modern fixtures and equip- the commanding officer. And 15 at NAS Cecil Field. when a new pilot fresh flict.
ment the last word in wall I e
band Receiving his from
Navy and Marine Corps : r the Training Command,
and a harmonizing color schemeare members are forbidden to work commission 1 n could report to a squadron VF22In
planned to make the shop one June 1954, Lt- ...... look at new faces and Fighter Squadron 22 a "Wel
of the most attractive in the sinks will be installed. There will ( j g ) Inman'sfast :' "Hello folks, I'm one of say the, come Aboard" goes to those who

Jacksonville area. Floor toceiling also be a new "comb-out'1 booth. Navy, duty old. VA15." have recently joined the squad.

redecorating calls for blue floors The modernistic petitions separa- was with VA- $ A unit of Carrier Air Group ron. They are Patrick Kane AA;

pink walls in the shop with pink ting the booths will be of wood 15 as a ground One VA-15 is commanded by Vernon Latimer, AA; Arthur

and gray fixtures, and blue walls topped with opaque glass.A officer in the '. Comdr. Lewis B. Jennings. The Klaus AN; Hedley Collins, AA;
with white fixtures in the waiting full petition, equipped with operations de- ), squadron returned from a Billy Glen Allison, SA; and Lt.

room. boxes for live plants, will separate par tmen t. ; ./ \. ." 'round the world cruise aboard Kenneth Wallace.
New equipment, Including four shop and waiting room. The Three months Inman the USS Midway last Lt. Wallace was formerly with
new driers and a like number of building is air-conditioned. year the famous "Blue "Angels."




3 May 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page ThrcOhe

uii ,1 [Up The



(Weekly the Jar Air News (in

cooperation with the Industrial

} s tF Relations Department will list
various promotionor Naval Air
(Prepared Sy the NATTC Librarian personnel).
for all Navy libraries in ae
I On the promotion roster effective -
the area).
April 30, were 29 employees,
Inside Africa: The "Dark Con- & 10 from Overhaul and Repair

tinent" seems to be emerging Department, six from Public

with rapidity from its mystery Works Department, 12 from Sup- "-

while keeping full measure of its 4 ply Department, and one from
exotic appeal. The latest of Gunther's ., Fiscal Department.

"inside" books reads as .
Promoted at 0 & R were James
. smoothly as a story and Is good
4. Tripp, aircraft mechanic: (ordnance
background for the noticeable in-
) third step to production

its crease books about Africa and l.-..... __."" :,::-.p--.JfA.:.:. ."'\. ....,.....:. ..;..... ...:_. "wi ,........ process specialist (aircraft) GS-7

, WIN CASH FOR EFFORTS Cash awards, totaling 16,750 went to these 32 NAS Jax employees Joseph Pocher, electronic engineer -
Cry The Beloved Country: No- for their outstanding sustained performance of duties and for ingenuity and initiative (general) GS-8 to electronic
vel of South Africa written with when extra effort was needed. First row are (left to right) Don Sharp, Supply; Neil Drake, 0 engineer (general) GS-11; James
quiet understanding of the trag- & R; Janet White, IRD; Doris Butts, 0 & R; Pat McMullin, 0 & R; Gladys Ebert, Comptroller'sOffice Cundy, production dispatcher
McLeod Charles Fields, 0 & R; .and,James Roland, 0 & R. Second
the ; Marge Supply;
edy and appreciation for Paul Ames, third step to senior production
Dickerson 0& R Henry Foster Public Works ;
(left to right) Hugh ; ;
problems of white. man and na- O ft R; Cierl Corbin, 0 & R; Fred Bedenbaugh, 0 ft R; Jack Dyars, 0 & R; Andrew Benton, 0 & R; controlman (AMG) first, step;
tive. The author's later book Too Charles I lardy rO & R; and Morris Dinklas< O & R. Third row (left to right) Rod Pinney, Opera- Harlcy' Bucrgcy, production dispatcher -
Late The Phalarope, has the same tions; John Price, OAR; Russ Proctor, 0 & RI; Henry Breitmottr, 0 It R; Josh Richardson 0 & R; third step to production
Bill Estes, 0 & R; and Walter Smith, 0 & R. Back row (left to right) George Grimraette, IRD; aircraft GS-
locale with a different but equally specialist ( )
George Barker, IRD; Sidney Wilds, IRD; Clayton Owens, IRD; Don Moran, Security- ; John Inablnet, process
haunting theme. Fiscal; and Joe Berrigan, 0 & R. 7; Kingston Wolf, inspector (metals -
third to inspector (air-
I ) step
Something Of Value: The terror -
of the Mau Mau made into a Receive Cash craft airframes) third step.
superb novel. (Not recommendedto 32 Employees RAY JOHNSON, inspector
(metals third step to inspector
the faint hearted; only those
(aircraft airframes: ) third step;
with rugged reading constitutionscan
I For Outstanding PerformancesIn John Hubbard, inspector (aircraft
take it!)
machined parts) third step to Inspector -
Venture To The Interior: A rich SALTY HUMOR FROM 32 airframes third
a mass ceremony with department heads looking on, ) step;
spiritual vein underlies this adventure HERE AND THEREYou employees of the Naval Air Station were presented last Thursday James Edwards, production con-

into jungles and super,I I with cash awards for superior performance of duties and outstanding trol specialist (aircraft) GS-8 to
stition-ridden mountains. A book can usually tell how longa contributions while displaying ingenuity and initiative on the senior production controlman (A-

to enjoy, thoroughly and thoughtfully man's been married by how far job. MG) first step; Hildred Scurrey,

he walks ahead of his wife. Capt. William S. Harris, com- Ames $200 Andrew Benton,, shop planner, aircraft mechanic
Wind, Sand and Stars: An older NAS Jax ; (general) third step to senior
t 1 manding officer of Butts Czcrl
Doris $200
$200 ;
much the ;
story with same qual- production controlman (AMG)
ity, written by the French flyer, During a bad electrical storm, made the presentations Administration in theconfet.ence Corbin, $200; Hugh Dickerson,, first step,and John Brewer, ele-
of the
St. Exupery, of his experiences in the mother thought her young son room $200; Morris Dinkins, $200; Charles tronics mechanic third step to
building. Fields $300 Charles Hardy,,
and over the deserts. would be frightened, so she tip- leadingman electronics mechanic
Valley Of The Vines: A love Eight departments or activitieswere $200; Pat McMullin, $200; John first step.
story (as any good novel is) witha toed into his room ready to com- represented in the huge list Price, $200; Russ Proctor, $300,;; Advanced at Public Works Department -

great deal about life on the fort him. The boy opened his eyes of recipients, with 20 from Over- Josh Richardson, $200; James were: Will Griffin, automotive -

large family holdings which are and mumbled, "What's Daddy haul and Repair Department, five Roland, $200; and Walter Smith, equipment serviceman

threatened by greed and,envious doing with the television set from Industrial Relations Department $200. third step to truck driver third _

croaching land speculators. now?" \ two from Supply Depart Industrial Relations George step; Thomas Taylor, truck driver

Desert Watches: We suppose a .-. ... ... ment, and one each from Fiscal, Parker, $200; George Grimmette, third step to truck driver i

trip could be commonplace from He bird dog to she bird dog: Public Works, Operations, and $200; Clayton Owens, $200; Janet (heavy) second step; John Coffey -
in the Security Departments and Comptroller's White $200 and Sidney Wilds,, third
. Algiers to Rhodesia but not I'll show ; truck driver step to
"Come with me, you my
way taken by the author and his Office.TWENTYFIVE. 200. truck driver (heavy) second step;
wife. They drove in a most unreliable S OF THE employees SupplyMargie McLeod, $200;,; James Richardson, truck driver
car over 2000 miles were cited and received and Dan Sharpe, $200; Fiscal third step to truck driver (heavy)
The wife was an incurable sustained
where most of the road was lone-' their cash awards, for John Inabinet, $200; Comptroller second step.
driver. One day the car
ly, all of it beautiful, some of it I tracks. outstanding performance througha Gladys Ebert $200; Security- Elvin Carter, pipefitter third
dangerous and part of it very stalled on some period of six months or more. Don Moran, $200. step to inspector (PW mechanical,
"Go ahead! Go ahead! she shout- received %
Five of the employees
close to tragedy. Sensitive obser- Superior Achievements: system) third step; and Tommy
ed. "Get this car off the tracks! achievements
their awards for superior
vation and reaction to the whole Smith, truck driver third step to
This the straw that broke O & R Fred Bedenbaugh,
was in which they displayed
adventure makes this a book to truck driver (heavy) second step.
camel's back $300 Joseph Berrigan, $50 Henry
remember. the ingenuity and initiative which ; ; PROMOTED AT Supply De-

Nefertitl Lived Here: For those "I've got my end across," her surpassed their associates when Breitmoser, $300; Jack Byars,, partment were: Minnie Collins,

who prefer the Africa of the Pha- husband snapped back. "see what extra thought and effort was $200; Neil Drake, $200; and William property and supply clerk GS4to

roahs. It isn't every secretary who you can do with yours!" needed. Estes, $200. supervising,procurement cleric
.' awards with amount Public Works Henry Foster,
becomes part of an archaeological Receiving GS-5; Marie Wood, property and
expedition or becomes involvedin While some girls don't intendto received, before taxes were: $200. supply clerk GS-4 to property and
the lure of long lost civiliza- marry until they are 30, others SUPERIOR ACCOMPLISHMENT supply supervisor GS-5; Law-

tion. You'll enjoy her story of the don't intend to be 30 until they i : rence Kloski, property and supply
whole unusual experience. marry. I Overhaul and Repair Paul Local Safety clerk GS-4 to property and supply

supervisor GS-5; Elmer Bivens,
Engineer To warehouseman third step to

stockman second step; Garnett

ConfabSpero Ball, Jr., warehouseman third
Capital step to stockman second step;

t Y Freddie Collins, warehousemanthird
Tassapoulos, Safety En- step to stockman second

gineer of the Naval Air Technical step; Earl Harper, warehousemansecond

Training Center, and chairman ol step to stockman first

the Federal Safety Council in the step.Robert
Shaheen, warehousemansecond
Jacksonville area, has been invit-
step to stockman first
ed by President Eisenhower to '
,1.N F step; Willard Griffin, warehouseman -
4 attend the President's Conferenceon third step to stockman sec-

P e occupational safety in Wash- ond step; Jack Fisher, warehohse-

ington, D. C., May 1416. man second step to stockman first

The purpose pf the Conferenceis step; Alfred Ivie, warehouseman
to save human life and limb second step to stockman first

and to further known accident step; Roy Starbird, warehouseman -

prevention' measures and safety third step to stockman sec..

education in the plants and on the ond step.

farms of America. Mont than 3- Advanced in Fiscal Departmentwas

"' 000 management, farm,' labor, and Dorothy Yordan, time and
ft Government leaders will be on leave clerk GS-3 to time, leave

: : hand to hear the President ad- and payroll clerk GS4.MDB .
... dress the Conference on the open-
,i '
ing day. Payments
PAL DAY BANQUET Some 250 Navy and Marine Corps Pal personnel Banquet from held the at lax the area George, were President Eihenhower has, for Mutual Death Benefit Society
of like number of citizens at the annual GI Day
Washington the guests Hotel a April 24. A huge success, the banquet featured a fine dinner and some of the the first time, called upon the entire members_are reminded that as
best entertainment ever seen at one time on a Jacksonville stage, with Navy and civilian perform Nation to observe "Job Safe sessment O.61 is due and pay
ers included. Pal Day is planned to foster good relations between military and civilians through ty Week" May 1319. able by May 15.
closer association. This view shows Just a portion of the gathering

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Charles Hooper, of VQ-62, An Amaxon native displays one Ricou Browning, expedition mem- One of the. "pink" fresh water por-
of the huge man-eatinr catfish ber, lands a piranha, the deadliest poises draws attention. Called a "bufeo"by
"roughs it" during chow time with the
natives, it is one of the prize
which were prevalent in the.waters killer in the Amazon. The fish travel catches
Amazon country expedition of whichhe traversed by the Florida In schools and can "deflesh" a humanIn of the expedition. Two of them are now

was a member. He Is considered one group. This one weighed 600 seconds. on display at Silver Springs.

of the Navy's foremost authorities on pounds and took three men to lift
I. underwater photography it. Some of this species get to be .

9 ,feet long and 1,200 pounds .

I > VC-62's Hooper Ends Amazon Trip;

t Records First Films Of Pink' Whales

t i : Lcdr. Charles Hooper Jr. ; .
.. boiled before using. And they to us," Hooper said. "Because ofa -
.of VC-62 who took year'sleave : -
slept in huts built by the Colom- tribal superstition that the .
from the Navy to accompany -
,, bian Indians of branches chopped bufeo, if disturbed, Would fly out _

an expedition to down by machetes, their only of the water and turn into an I/
South America headed by
i tools, and tied together with alluring woman, thus disrupting
I, ,Ross Allen, well-known rep- jungle vines. family life, we had to move carefully : :
tile has returned
authority, They also believed that a
i from the Amazon with the Much pre-study of the habits of
the bufeo had been given' before porpoise hunter whose dug-out
'first films ever recorded of the
'overturned was gobbled up by : <
water the party headed south. With this <
fresh porpoise.
i giant "
the beast.
background they began studyingits
Hooper whose exploits as a jet
habits discerned through the TO PREVENT THE PARTY
pilot had compiled an astounding
combat record in World War IIend brief glimpses caught of it, hopingto from capturing a bufeo, the Indians R..
pin down the best locale and managed to launch giant tt. ti :
Korea, is considered one of $Y +tr ta
authoritieson time for daylight capture. Work- logs which, appearing from no-
I the Navy's foremost
The ing 14 hours a day, they' found where, caused much boat damage
underwater photography. ,
more to be done after dark. Wear- Rudders also unaccountably be- 1
primary aim of the expedition to
I capture and bring back alive the ing miner-type forehead lamps, came entangled with underbrush, 4r: '
they hunted other creatures suchas and numerous other incidents occurred >
"Pink Whale" a wild fresh l J ..
serpents, three-eyed lizards, to delay success.
water mammal never seen by
and coatimundis. They'also ran and Parham o ld
Hooper attempted
civilized tied in with the !
i. I'Navy officer's man enthusiasm- for taking tests on the tiny but vicious piranha to allay the native superstition by 'Reed Parham and Ross Allen two of Florida's top herpetologists ,

I of the deadliest killer in the Jumping in the water and swim- are about to bar a 19-foot anaconda, the world's largest
candid shots strange creatures -
water snake. This
Amazon reptile was brought back aUnt
which thrive under water. ming nonchalantly around whena I
TRAVELING IN SCHOOLS of school of porpoises was sighted,
HOOPER GOT HIS shots and
thousands, piranhas are excitedby in spite of natural fear of the '
Ross his whales but neither
got blood, prefer a diet of raw blood-thirsty piranha. Nevertheless "

was achieved without encounter- meat and can "de-flesh" a man in they failed to capture the ; ::; '
7' ,
ling hazards which sometimes :
Meant risk of life. only seconds. "Joe", their 78yearold bufeo, even by use of nets or l .'. Wi., :. : ?, ;; ,. :
guide, proved this point con- dynamite. } '
A day-by-day account kept by clusively. While cleaning fish, he Success was attained when 100 :'. ): : : : 'i '.1", ', 'f; '/ ;; .
: : <
Hooper reads like, something nor- dipped his hand into the stream pesos ($25)) was offered the natives "' ."a ';:,'j; <:. :'t : : t' :
r : : >"'!!" .
mally seen In a Hollywood adven- with- '". ; .J 'A' "
and came up one finger every live porpoise cap- : ;" 'J> .
ture film: "The trip began at missing. tured. Casting their superstitionsto '. < "k l v : "'"' .,..",. >1. :: .I.t.. ; '7..a.; ;

Leticia, Colombia, a native villageof Another ferocious little fish inhabiting the winds, they managed to ; :, '',: J.I': : 1 ;::',i'\.i: ...:.,:, .. .. ,'. .\i!

about 1,000 population living in the Amazon and its tri- net four by use of the harpoon \ : \ ', : # .

t plank and thatch huts. Unfortun- butaries is the baby cannibal cat- .''i'i. i!(,.< ,..'. {t lr ,, 'y.= .. g .' t<. : i
\ ; j )1.
ately we arrived during the rainy fish. Traveling in swarms, they gun.Hooper and Allen started homeIn .........".".-." t'"- .' !:,>;r' .. "' r.. ;,. : i.1 ;::

season, carrying about 8,000 lbs. beast with ', ': ..".""' 4 .. _',,.....j. .
enter: the body of man or triumph the four por- ::33 !" \.1 -, _- ".
of and immediately faced .' .. ,; .. 'Y" .;. : .. \,>.;, "\' '
gear, through any open wound and devour poises, three of which were males ... ,. ..:" ,*
the problem of getting it and ourselves '" .. (. -:... '""
their host from the inside and one female. However cold, '"f 't:!q: ): ... ''IA; : !iI.
? '
: down a steep, muddy river "Old Joe was probably the mostcolorful high altitudes proved fatal to the .' N" ....,; "..' : "'. tiff" '. ';.

embarkment almost onequarterof character we met", female and one male. The remaining '. .. <:< ,.. ::" ,. ',.",.: ..' ':' _: '" "', I>'JIltf ;_,
.N'. .. ,
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mile in extent before we : : .. .
a Hooper observed. "He frequently two, around eight feet 't .. .1''
could take off up the Amazon. took us to native villages and interpreted long and weighing 400 pounds iI.< :;: I. '< '"', ":f. lt M *.' j\: i' l<: -
with two 18-foot alu- ,; i S
Equipped traded : .
for us while we each, are now thriving happilyat o: >If' ', ; <
J xYn. y
% .
minum motor boats provided by a < 1"' ,5.. iI
money and trinkets for ceremonial Florida's Silver Springs. : .,'"'z'. iM ,

Colombian military unit, and several robes'head dress, drums, flutes, Hooper's "catch" consisted of ....:.,.'---......--.:-;.:......-. ..:.. .- -"IU'_iiM Mi.kiiMWMHMHpvp lit :_."WtVMBMiimi. 7 I

native canoes, the party of poison darts and blow guns, and some 3,000 feet of movie film and Joe, the guide, comes back from a trip In. the Amazon wilderness -

''five Americans headed for a other items of native living." 1500 still photos, including thoseon with food from a native village Lcdr. Hooper Is on the

campsite about 14 water miles up "The Indians were a big threat this page, covering the trip. left.,

a narrow, crocodile-infested trib- .. ,.. .y..p.. ....' ......:. ..- } 4,..,AW.d,4M1N4NM:,JM1
utary of the Amazon. Although a 'i *< /
'*'**? *$? \'; & -
; jungle route would have been

shorter, it was also practically

I impenetrable, Hooper said.


where Allen and Reed Parham,

Hooper's partner, had been on

''hand several days hiring natives,

setting up camp, and scouting the

more logical areas where the

pink whale, or "bufeo" as the native -

I called it, might be found. "In

I four days," Hooper said, "all we

got was a glimpse of our elusiveI

I prey. Favored by muddy water,
I it gave us only a quick look as it

surfaced for air or splashed playfully ,:yyj; : :

I in the manner characteristicto L8v .
porpoises. I' Deep in the jungles of the Amazon The guide used by the local group Hooper and Parham lie still In a long
The party was equipped with are the living qaurters of the Florida named Joe, cooks a pot of stew on his wait aboard
knives only, and roughed it day expedition members. The hut was built house boat. Joe, 78-years-old, paddled his their rafts for a "bufeo" to
weeks. They boat 450 miles up the river last year. He enter the traps they have set. The group
for two
and night by the natives. has never been anywhere except the brought back two of the "pink"- porpoise*.
lived Jungle fare such as fish,
on Amazon and knows the country as wellas .
frogs and fruit, all water was the wild life which abides there.




3 May: 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

6 Powerful New

r. yr

L .. ,,. Missiles Navy and shore PlanesFleet based On aircraft .

I: 4R Friday evening will be a nightof are being armed with the supersonic
achievement for the Jax Navy air-to-air guided missile
Crackerjax who since 1954 have
been Sparrow I, the Navy has reveal
striving to gain prominencein ed. .
the field of sports.
The Sparrow I, now In produce
The Crackerjax so f t b a 11 e r s tion and combat .ready, can be
R have been invited to participatein launched from jet fighters against

a preliminary game with the high-speed planes and other missiles
Jacksonville Gator Girls, one of NAVY'S NEW 'BIRD' The Navy's supersonic Sparrow I the Navy said. I
the best women clubsin air-to-atr guided missiles are shown on a Chanee-Vought FlU-3M ,
semi-pro Cutlass carrier-based fighter. The plane Is equipped with airborne Described by Adm. ArleJgh,, A.
CAPT. EDWIN J. S. YOUNG the Southeast, Friday at 1900 guidance rear to help the missile find its target, whether fired Burke, chief of naval operations,
New chief staff officer, at the Jacksonville Ball park. The singly or in a group. as "a powerful deterrent against
Commander Naval Air Bases park is the home of the Jackson-
attack by jet bombers and fighters
District. 5-6 Percent
Sixth Naval ville Braves and'seats approxi- Average "
the deadly accuracy of the
mately crowd of fans.
missile has been demonstrated by
:Capt.YoungCS. Immediately following the girls' EM Price Hike "hundreds" of launchings against
game the Braves will play. Clothing drone targets.

Attack 83 aboardthe

Officer This is the first time in the To Be Effective July 1 carrier Squadron Intrepid, which, la

history of the Station that a with the Sixth Fleet la the
Waves' team has'ever been askedto Mediterranean, has trained i
ComNabSix appear in the ball park. Praiseis Navy and Marine personnel will be caught in a price with the missile and ,ntw Is
given to Ltjg( ) Matt Kurilich, squeeze when clothing costs jump to new highs on July 1. equipped with It. *

Capt. Edwin J. S. Young, present coach Of the 1956 Softball Averaging an overall 5 to 6 enlisted will be increased from Additional flattops In both Atlantic '.
formerly Commander Fleet squad and founder of the original per cent increase, some items $155.80 to $171.85. The increaseis and Pacific fleets, includingthe
Air Wing Eleven, is the new Crackerjax. Credit also goes to have jumped as much as 50 percent due mainly to the addition of Forrestal, will have SparrowI
Chief Staff Officer for Com- the many Waves and Lady Ma- Among the most importantare the'blue working jacket and cap, equipped aircraft when they are
mander Naval Air Bases Sixth rines who are or have been mem- shoes which will cost 60 cents costing $8.50, as regular uniform deployed overseas, the Navy said.
Naval District, with headquarters bers of the Crackerjax Softball more for both black and brown items. The missile also is being used

here at NAS Jax. and basketball teams. It was dress shoes worn by Navy men, The initial clothing outfit for by Marine ,Night Fighter Squadron
Captain Young took over from through their friendliness and and the same for dress shoes worn Navy enlisted women will be cut 542, based at El Toro MCAS
Comdr. Walter Winslow who has spirit shown at all times that the by Marines. Black service shoes from $234.75 to $218.45. Calif. The Sparrow I is being produced .
been transferred to the staff of Station Waves' varsity is today for Navy men will go up 75 cents. will by the Sperry Farragut Co.
Naval aviation cadets have
1 Admiral Jerald Wright, Supreme recognized as not only a top play- NO COMPENSATING increasein their initial clothing allowance In a navy-owned plant at Bristol,
I Allied Commander Atlantic at ing team but a group of girls who monthly maintenance allow- Tenn.
upped from $193.25 to $216.45
Norfolk, Va. give proud credit to the uniform ance is planned, although the initial Some details of the alr-to-alr
flecting a $6 increase in the blue
Captain Young came to Jax in they wear. How about attendingthe : clothing allowance for male service uniform and a $9.50 increase missile, which Is approximately
Friday night and giving 12 feet long and weighs about
October 1954 from the Pacific game in the khaki service uni-
Fleet to take command of Fleet your team the support they've I Scouts Reveal form for NavCads' and NROTC 300 pounds, were disclosed.
earned. Sparrow I's velocity is
Air Wing Eleven. Prior to,his Jax students. Marines will benefit by
S than 1,000 miles an hour within
duty, the Captain served'aboard an increase to $185.60 from the "
five different aircraft carriers: Whether you realize it or not : May Schedule present'allowance of $165.05, and seconds after launchng. It is'pow
He was executive officer of the Navy has a group of recruiters enlisted Women Marines will have ered by a solid propellant rocket{

Scouting Squadron'71 aboard the by. ,the name ,of Crackerjax.. The May schedule of Boy Scout an increase in their Initial cloth- motor.-(AFPS.).. .
USS'Wasp Just'' before the 'Japanese This past weekend when the Navy ''activities was announced last ing' allowance to $236.54. .-
softball combine traveled to Kee- Thursday night by Scoutmaster
attacked Pearl Harbor in
December 1941. During World sler Air Force Base to play the Randy King at the Naval Air Sta- been officially printed, although Top Aerology
Wafs in a two-game series, they tion Scout Hall as follows:
War II he saw duty aboard the both the Navy and Marine Corps
USS Essex and USS Independence made such a good showing on and May 5-Scouts Circus at the have firmed up Individual cloth- Officer Retires

and was one of those'instrumental off the field, that many of the Gator Bowl; May 8-Board of ing item increases. ...
in effecting carrier-borne male personnel were heard mak- Review at the Scout Hall;'May 17 After 25 Years
Ony a few items have been cut
the remark 'Those
night operations. ing 'gals are -Court of Honor at the Churchof
nice. Man after three in price, and these are seldom Lt. John M. Hartman aerologyofficer
really my the Good Shepherd; May 23-- ,
Before coming to, Jax he had :
worn articles will become obsolete
hitch is with the Air at NAS Operations
been direCtor'of 'personnel year up Family Night at the Scout Hall; was
Force here I in a few ye rs. Enlisted separated from the Navy last
Navy come. and May Overnight camping
in the office of Chief of Na-
Waves' gym shoes will sell for
week after service
trip to Kingsley Lake.A completing a
val Operations.. Got a spare minute? How'sabout 50 cents a pair, or $1.25 less than record that sounds like combined
4 taking a short visit to the preview of later activities now. Other shoes will remain the a -
travelogue and story
AO-School Class hospital and pay a quick visit to included a ball game with the same. But women Marines are Entering the, success ,

Honors To 'WbmackLewis your unfortunate shipmates who Waves In June; A camping tripto advised to buy' their shoes before service as an .
would like to be put, enjoyingthat the Great Smoky Mountains in July' 1 as after that ,date they c
,Womack, AOAN, of San Florida sun. A kind word June; and a Frontiersman Trip will $5.50 dress I apprentice sea-
Barnadino Calif. pay more man in October,
the honor
wonders for a sick down the Inland Waterway in
does person. shoes and $4.80 for oxfords.
student in last week's graduatingclass 1931 in his,
-4 S August.At Their service shoes will increase
from Aviation Ordnanccman hometown o tLongr..outh
School Class A at the Naval Air The,bopster left a psychiatrist'soffice the Family Night meeting two by 20 cents. '

Technical Training Center.He and met a friend. "How'd 1'go I new scouts, Scoopy Summers and The Marine Corps declares that CoL, Hartman
?" asked the chum, "The doc's Kenneth Scott, joined the troop
has b assigned to NAAB, green jacket is "definitely on soon becameinterested ;
Cabannis.Field!, Texas. one of us," answered the bopster. and new patrol leaders and their the way out,"tas is the nylon-
I "He said I was real crazy." I assistants were installed. rayon overcoat'for male Leather- in weather :,

necks. The latter will be replaced forecasting"and
! With The by the green overcoat. A new struck for aero- Hartmaa

, plastic green rajncoat for male grapher. Ten years later, In 1943,
ToastmastersTonight's Marines also will be listed in the hewas commissioned Ensign while -
supply system during the next serving at NAS Noumea Caledo

the night when Jax fiscal year. nia in the South Pacific. In 1941<<
Navy Toastmaster's Club No. 548 The complete new price lists he had advanced to the rank of
starts its training course in public will be distributed to airships Ltjg( ), and in 1946 he was
speaking and leadership.: and stations by June 1, by both promoted -to his. present rank oflieutenant.
Long' heralded, the 8-lesson the Navy and the Marine Corps. .
course will hold its first dinner M and discussions at the Officers' Piper New Skipper both the Atlantic and Pacific

Club at 1830. Titled "An Introduction Of Patrol Squadron 16 areas, to Kodiak, Alaska, and
to Public Speaking", the a throughout the 48 states during
lesson will feature a panel com Comdr. Max A. Piper has re- his 24 years service. During the
posed of Lt. Paul Pieper, Lt. Ken Keved Comdr. Paul A. Bazler as bombing of Pearl Harbor he was
Knoizen, and Lt. Bert Udovin. Skipper of Patrol Squadron 16. attached to Fleet Air Wing Elevenin

Their subjects are, respectively, The new commanding officer the Hawaii territory and has
"Success Through Speech," "Whatis reported aboard VP-16 as exec- vivid recollections of that fateful
a Speech?" and "We Learn by utive officer two months ago. His December 7th.
Doing." Panel chairman is Lcdr. previous duty station was with One of the few aerology officers

Frank Burkhead.The J:4:4: the Office of Naval Intelligencein in the Navy to experience the
word is that reservationsmay Washington, D. C. privilege of assuming the dutiesof
still be made by calling the Commander Bazler, who assumed officer-of-the-deck while 'underway

Club or Lcdr. Vince Anania, ex- 1.50.0+ ..... NW...aO.h command of VP-16 in Hartman stood OOD
tension 8498; Lt. Bert Udovin, ex- NEW DIRTA AT NATTC-Comdr. Ferdinand Plumer (seated) March 1955, will go to NAS Ana- watches aboard the USS Cabot
tension 8455: ; or Capt. Tom Moo- has taken over as the new Director of Training; at NATTCenter, costia for duty as executive offi- his duty station before coming to
ney, extension 8573. succeeding Comdr. Fred Bagwell, who will take over as Commander cer, Jacksonville in February 1954.
The training course will be held Air Group Five. Left Is Comdr. Dwight Asmus, former The ceremony was held, in the
officer of Aviation Ground Officer School, now superin-
training '
on alternate Thursdays extending tendent of special training, and right Is Comdr. Melville Le He's not a yes man. When his office of Capt. William S. Harris,
through Aug. 9. Compte, superintendent of maintenance training. boss says no, he says no. NAS Jax Commanding Officer.I .


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Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 3 May 1956

With Station Bowlers NAWS UnbeatenIn


Down The Alley BadmintonThe

Missilemen from Naval Air
VA-172s Bluebolts lengthenedtheir Weapons System School virtually
lead over the National half from Aviation Storekeepers and cinched the NATTCenter bad

of; the Mainside Bowling League three from NAWS-Two. Dick Al- minton doubles title last week as
paugh of the Ensigns is a newcomer -
this week but third-place Fasron they toppled Airman Preps'
to watch he AGO tI
as paced
Six served notice the
on front erful quartet 2-0 and took the
with a 213 and 200 in a brace of
runners that it may turn the division same from Support Splinters.The .

race into a wide-open games.
Dave Fret is 4 S Missilemen four: Steve
battle as the season roars into the still the mainstay A
of AGO with Varnes, Norbert Johnson, Ben
final turn. sets of 569 and 567 V
While the Bluebolts were taking including games of 212 and 203. Rotter and Irv Botthof remain

Jim Sauers ,topped NAWS with the only undefeated team in the
.. 10 points of a possible 12 in three
matches, the Fasron-ites pickedup 202 and 224 for a 590 set. circuit and need but another
brace of victories to cinch the ti-*
a perfect eight for eight and Bowline

ran their record to a highly respectable Teams S3 W. 1.. Pet..968 \.H ". tie.The
54-18 for the year. 62 30 ..674 results:
ANP-1 &1' 31 .663
The week's two shutouts gave NA WS.3. 52 40 .565: Johnson-Varnes, NAWS, de- '
the Service I. AK School &0 46 .521 feated
Squadron a total of Special Services 38 46 .452 Copertino-Pless, SS 21-1
27 points out of a possible 28 in NAWS-2 41 55: ..427 and 21.7; Rotte{-Botthof, NAWS,
AGO School 33 59 .359
their last seven matches a A J'.3 17 75 .l&i won by forfeit Johnson-Varnes,

record that not even the Blueboltscan 1 1 A f I NAWS, defeated Russo-Truxel, .

match. VA-172 has a com- THE LONG NAS OAR Bowl' AK 21-3, 21-5; Rotter-Botthof defeated -

parable 21-7 slate over the same Lag League race came to an end Rhodes-Revis, AK, 21.2

period. this week: as Accessories edged out and 21-4. Johnson-Varnes, !JAWS

SECOND PLACE VC-62, which Assembly in one of the tightest defeated Bertolino-Burner, AN-P,

holds a one game edge over the finishes the 15-year old loop has 21-18, 21-19; Rotter Botthof

rampaging Fasron 6 men, had ever staged.It f NAWS, defeated Roux-Witt, ANP -

only one match for the week 21-19, 6-21, 2115.
was a rather unusual finish
winning 3-1 over VA-44 as Earl for the circuit which was paced Backlund.Ke per, AO, defeated 1
Blackstock J, K. Osmond and Jim \
most of, the season by fourth- .. Penny-Babcock, AGO 21-18, 21-
Bolin combined
500-plus sets to place finishing Planning. 2, ; t 19; Manning-Clark, AO, defeated

give the Composite Squadron a and it was about as close as any- Loppnow-Getchell, AGO, Zl.12t
series for the
2,538 evening.The
best team showing for the one could have hoped for. : "Y \ J:: G: Jh f.. .. t'i: 2117. Gipple-Martha, MAD, defeated -
The Accessories Copertino-Pless, SS, 21-13
week was made by Fasron 6 ina crew finished VERSATILE CRACKERJAX This trio of Wave Crackerjax
match against VW-4 which saw with 59 games won and 31 lost softballen are expected to be in the thick of things when the ; Conley Griggers, MAD,

the Service Squadron 2,566 for a .656 percentage, just one Waves tangle with the Gator Girls In a. prelim to the Braves- defeated Hopkins-Voyce, SS, 21-
post a game ahead of Assembly's 58-32 Columbus clash at the Jax ball park Friday night Carol looser, 5, 2119.
pin series with four of its five slate. Melanee Grant and Diana Fitzpatrick (left to right) are starting
team members bowling over500sets. hurlers for the Crackerjax nine, but when not on the mound can Penny-Babcock AGO, defeated -

Wayne McFetrich led the Even more unusual was Cowling be found filling in regular positions at first base, second base Towle-Copertino, SS, 21-11 21-

group with a 565 three-game total Shop's vault on the final week and short stop respectively. The three also can be counted onto 19; Pless Voyce, SS, defeated

including a high game of 227. into the third place spot after do their share of the slugging.Crackerjax .. Loppnow-Getchell, AGO, 21-17,

Max Replogle's 526 set and 205 being no higher than a tie for fifth 216. Gipple-Martha, MAD de-

game, Palmer Starnes' 201 and just a week ago.PRODUCTION. Sink Wafs feated Russo-Truxel AK, 21-11,

505 combination and a 501 set by PLANNING and ; 21-5; Conley-Griggers, MAD, de-

Herb Sargent rounded out the top' Planning No. 2 ended in a tie for feated \Rhodes-Revis, AK, 21.5,

team performance.The fourth and will settle their differences Opposes Gators FridayA 21-18.

best individual showingwas tomorrow night in a special The doubles season is slated to
a 59{ set rolled Down the end today at
playoff clash. The winner will noon.
combination of top pitching and slugging powered the Station
Alley by Clarence Biggerstaff, one wind up with the fourthplaceteam Current standings:
Crackerjax to a pair of high: scoring triumphs over the Keesler
of the "old Reliables" of the Com Teams W
trophy. headed Pet.
Wafs last weekend in a double at Keesler Air Force Base.

munications crew. BiggerstafTs Only three circuit keglers The local lassies won both games, %1-1 and 195. NavAirWeaps 10 0 1.000
effort included a 237 game. AN-P School 6 2 .750
bowled better-than-200 games on Diana Fitzpatrick and Carol
honors in the best MarAvDet
Runner-up 4
the final night. Included in the Hooser turned in outstanding the Waves will meet the Jack- 2. .667
set department went to Jim Poteatof AO School 4 4 .500
trio were N. II. Behrens with a performances on the mound for sonville Gator Girls in a prelimi
the SuppServ.
Bluebolts who
kegled a 3 5 .375
220, C. B. Adams with a 207 andJ. the Waves in the two frays. Fitz-
to the Jax Braves
589 against the Hotshots. His nary game AGO School 1 7 .125
F. Onstott with a 202.
teammate, John Lloyd, garnereda patrick chucked a two-hitter the Columbus, Ga. event. AK School 0 8 ..000Crackerjax
513 and Hotshot Ken Love hita I' Adams won the individual high first night and struck out seven . t

525. : average title for the year, setting in the six innings of ball while

of the pace with a 177 figure for 84 walking only two.
Standings as Tuesday (A.M.) i
May 1: games. Second was M. D. Hesse S a SPORTSSCHEDULE Get

AMERICAN with 175, followed by Everett Ilooser came: into the second

Teams W. L. Pet Brock's 174. game in the second inning to Surprise ''Rahs
ConFalrJax 65 3 .956
Supply 52 16 .765 I High set honors for the year relieve Ellen Carlson who was in

Boathouse FAW-H 40 47 28 25 ..588:.653 went to W. J, Osterhage who a tight spot with bases loaded For Week of May 3-9 At Keesler

Personnel 39 29 .5699 scored a 657, and the highest and two outs. looser showed
41 31 Baseball: Jax Fliers vs. Camp The Jax Navy 'Crackerjax
Electronic:* 38 30 .559 game of the year was rolled by perfect control as she retired the
OAR 38 30 .559 A. J. Stewart at Mason Field, May 4-5; experienced a pleasant surprise
Special Services 35 33 .515 Quagliano who turned in a side and went on to allow only
Dispensary 37: 35 :.514 253 performance.FINAL one batter to reach base throughout Jax Fliers at NAS Pensacola, May last weekend in their visit to
Public Work
8 60
.125 Keesler Air Force base to takeon
Waves 8 56 .118 STANDINGS the four remaining innings of 7-8.
NARTU 0 72 ;.000 Teams W. 1.. the Keesler Wafs in a twin
NATIONAL Accessories 59 31 .656 the game, allowing but one hit
Tennis Jax Fliers Florida Softball
: vs. bill
Teams W. L. Pet. Assembly 58 32 .644 the
VA-173 Bluebolts 60 12 .8.13: Cowling 51 39 .567 along way. Univ. at Gainesville, May 4; The Waves were warming up
55 17- .764 Production 1 Ian. 50H! 39y,561
}Can I 54 18 .750 Planning No. 2 50 Communications 47 25 .653 Planning No. 1 48 42 .533 turned in a top slugging perfor- 5.Softball. before a crowd of approxi-
42 26 .618 EleetrlcShop 50 40 .556"
VAS 41 27 ,.603 Machinists 47 43 .!lZI mance, collecting six hits for Jack- mately 200 faithful Keesler
: Crackerjax
VAH-1 44 32VA173 .579 45% 44U vs.
times at bat in both tilts
Hotshots 2S 46 .361 Metals Division 4->S44', ..506: seven sonville Gator Girls at Jackson fans when suddenly came the
VP-16 22 42 .344 .merg. Repair 43 47 ..,K including a h'ome-run a double
V W-4 30 48 ..204 Engineering 39 51 .433 ville Ballpark, 1900, May 4 (preliminary cry "On Navy".
VA-175 17 43 .28.1 Power Plant 38!4 !51 U .428 and four singles. Ann Cooper also to Jax Braves Sally Approaching the Waves' side
VF-43 19 49Vf173 ,,279 Mast. & Fore. 34 56 .378
5 63 .074 Metals No. 2 32 .4 57W .361 enjoyed two good nights at the League game). of the field were 90 sailors all
r e S Ground Check 29 61 ..322It's plate slamming out a fourbaggerwith decked out in their dress
Golf: Jax: Fliers vs. StetsoUniv.
TOMMY BARGER returned to bases loaded, a triple,, anda nwhites, ready to give support
here May 5 Fliers at NAS
not the minutes in
you put single.
the bowling wars for NAWS-1 to the Crackerjax. A friendly
at the table that makes fat 1 t Pensacola, May 8; Pro-Am Tour-
last week and you ,
set a new bickering continued during the
fit's the ney at NAS Pensacola, May 9.
high set as he rolled games o seconds. This Friday evening at 1900 event between the Air Force .

225, 228, and 213 while the
men were defeating Airman i as the "ship's sinking"and

Preps No. Two. lAO AE School Pacing Center! Softballers I "grab a parachute Air

. Then on Thursday he repeated Force, your plane's going

. top honors with games of 206, 198, down" traded back and forth

. and 191 for 595 as his team tallied An 11-inning marathon, one of ning run in the 11th when he -2; and NAWS, 7, AK, I. among the fans.

2,606 to win a sweep from Sup the longest intramural softball walked, with ona out, stole sec- The Crackerjax took both

port Splili'ters..In addition to his games on record at NATTCenter, I and, went to third on Crandall's Current standings: games by wide margins, 21-1

record set Barger leads the aver- ended in a 5-4 victory last week I sacrifice fly and scored on a wild Teams W L I'd. and 19and the sailors

. ages with 190. for Ordnanceman School over Marine I pitch by Dave Nelson. AO School 4 0 1.000 presently: attending radar

' Airman Preps-One moved to a Aviation Detachment and Bill' Lyons, of Support Splinters AE School 1 2 0 1.000 school at Keesler agreed on one

pressure point of one game from kept the Blockbusters in first I tossed up a one-hitter as his Nay Air Weaps 2 1 .667 I point: seeing the Navy defeat

second place as they took sweeps place with a perfect record of : team defeated Aviation Electri- AN-P School 2 1 .667 the Air Force did more to
, from NAWS-2 and AN-P2. Fran- four wins. cian No. Two, 111. AX School 2 2 .500 bolster their morale than any

cis Greenwood set the pace against Pitcher Jimmy Crandall was AVIATION Storekeepers won a AGO School 1 1 .500 act since "boot".

f NAWS with a 203 and 536,.. the star of the Gunnies. He hurl- nip and tuck battle from Aviation MarAvDct 1 2 .333

while Johnny Burner led Thurs-. ed three-hit ball and collected a Ground Officers, 10-8, with SupServ. 1 2 .333 A good way to carve your own

. day's attack with 225 for a 556. double and single .at the plate. Other scores: AE-1,10, Admin- Admin. 0 3 .000 tombstone is to chisel your way

The AGO Ensigns took four Ron Werchenski-scored the win- : istration, 3; AO School, 5, AN-P, AE School 2 0 3 .000 through traffic.



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i,3 May 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page SevenJAX

Rain Curtails Mainside ,


BriefsSport :: Softball Loop ActivityThe

followers both on the IRthL ii 1
weatherman ended up on top of the Mainside Softball
and in Jacksonville will \\
.Station League this week as rain curtailed the scheduled slate of diamond
soon miss the towering bulk of ri : action.

"Tiny" Wilhorn, the behemoth iti Only six games were reportedfor 22-1 shellacking of Supply in the,

Marine Tech Sergeant who has ..:{. the week, although several most one-sided clash of the week,
been attached to the NATTCenter ... others were played and unreported with Jim Williams' four bingles

Commissary for the past 40 a at Jax Air News press time. heading the parade. His team
? :d'1J4 Seven teams, six of them with mates, John Whealy and Joe
months.Tiny" 2-0 slates, remained on the loop's also instrumentalin
Shepherd, were
made his mark in bowl- V VY unbeaten list as 0 & R and VA-44 the rout as they garnered three

ing, both for NAS teams and in were knocked off by hardhittingfoes. hits apiece.
Jacksonville leagues. He also .
Williams also managed to doa
wielded a mean golf stick when O & R lost 5-3 to FaetuLant ina little pitching between trips to
called upon in the NATTCenter that must certainly rankas
game the plate and scattered six hits
intramural league. the lowest scoring tilt to date rather effectively. Charles Owen

His wife. Jo, also was well r .% T1 i W' in circuit play. Dick Newhouse was the mound victim of the
known in Station women's bowl- limited the losers to just one hit, Fighter Squadron's wrath and

ing circles. 140 WEPT KE.EPIMG: SCORE.Ott. a single by Charles Ward in the suffered the loss.

lie has been assigned to EI Toro MMNS1DE\ \ 60FT6/ML/ GAfAES SMEDIBV fifth. Faetu collected nine safetiesoff MEL SCnWEIGERT'S seventh
the pitching of Cleland Hatta-
for further transfer while his
home with the bases
family will make their home in :SINCE. WE GOT THIS ELECTRONIfc\ ... ,? way with Jim Osewalt leadingthe inning loaded provided run the margin of
I. '1 attack with a trio of hits.
Spokane Wash. COMPUTING cEt\
victory for Operations' 7-5 deci-
VF-171 TURNED 17 hits into a
I sion over VF-171. The Fighter
It's going to be hard to keep Squadron lads were apparently

Naval Air Weapons System Mainside Golf headed for their second straightwin

School out of possession of the of the week when Schwei-

Captain Henry C. DeLong athletic Action BeginsThe gert unloaded his blast to bring

trophy. Mainside Intramural Golf the Operators from behind to

The Missilemen, after a slow League was scheduled to get un- their first win of the year.

start in basketball, bounced back der way at 1515 yesterday after- Trailing 5.3, Operations caught
and are a virtual cinch for the noon with Supply facing the Ma- fire in the final frame when Jim

bowling and badminton doubles rines in the first of a long 171- McCallie singled and Dick Piscatelli -
titles. They're also near the top game schedule. walked.. Pitcher Jim Williams -

on softball. Comprised of 19 teams, the loop got the next two hitters,
Comdr. Thomas Casey's ath- will play a complete round robin but gave up walks to Bill Tatu
letes, a conglomeration of ord- slate, with circuit matches being Fliers Host Camp StewartIn and Paul Davenport to force in
nancemen, electronicsmen, avia-
played on Monday, Wednesdayand one run before Schweigert came
tion mechanics and even photo- Friday afternoons. Weekend 2-Game Series through.In .
graphers, are a hardpunchingcrew ,
Also scheduled to see action other games, Personnel forfeited -
when'the. chips. are down. yesterday was defending champion ''I With high hopes of bringing their season's record back up to to VP-16 for its third con-

NARTU who met VA-44; Fas- the .500 level, the Jax Navy Fliers open the first of the two weekend I II secutive loss and dropped into the
A real treat is in store for Station I series tomorrow at 1600 on Mason Field with Camp Stewart.
ron 6 was set to take on Adminis- cellar, Edgar Brown limited VA-
softball fans Friday night
when the Southside Bombers of tration and VP-18 was slated to I The local diamond aggregation, of the Navy crew's four decisions, 44 to two hits in notching a 12-0
meet VC-62. currently sporting four wins and shut-out triumph, and Communications
Jacksonville take on the former will probably take the hill in the
eight losses, takes on the Army waxed VAH-1, 8-3, with
world champion Clearwater Bom- No scores on the matches were Pensacola opener. A newcomerto
bers in what should be 'a classy available at Jax Air News Press- nine in tilts here tomorrow and the Flier mound corps, NATTCenter's Hurler George: Fair getting credit
again on Saturday afternoon, for the win.Standing. .
time. "Red" is
clash at Lackawanna Park. Mingle, likely
The Southside crew will take Teeing off in tomorrow's actionare then journeys to NAS Pensacola to make his debut in the series as of Tuesday (A.M.),
for a crucial two-game set-to
the field with NARTU's Gene the following matches: VAH1 with the .Goshawks. May 1:
with the Goshawks Monday and
Horton steadfastly planted at vs. VA-172 at 1515, Hospital vs. Tuesday. TilE FLIERS LOST two Of VW..Team.. W.2 0 10 0
first base and an unbeaten 8-0 FAW-11 beginning at 1536, Com- their three contests last week, V A.l75 2 0 1.000
record. FairJax vs. Operations starting at Hurler Ron Syme will be look- losing 12-2 and 8-4 at the Citadel Jo'uron 109 2 0 1.000
Featured with the Clearwater 1619. ing for his first mound victory of before returning home to down VC42 taj 2 g 1.000 l:

club is Lefthander John Hunter, the year in the contest Friday Paxon Shopping Center, 15-14, ina Mir nct 1 0 1,000..000ommuntcatlont
of national after losing his first two starts wild Ma- ( 2 1 .667
a pitcher renown. Four Share HonorsIn see-saw encounter at
against American Internationaland Vr i71 s z .66070
Game time: 1945. son Field last Saturday.In .
Florida State University.ON UA&4 1 !
I Blind Bogey PlayFour the latter game, Jax Navy R I 1 ..5.50
M/Sgt. Steve Mayer, formerly SATURDAY, Coach Frank broke a 14-14 deadlock in the u BOQpp'rations 1 1 ..500
Station linksters coppedthe
NAS boxing coach and widely McCaffrey will call on righthander : bottom of the ninth inning to win Supply I a :.133NARTU
known in Jacksonville athletic prizes last Saturday afternoonin Bob Taylor to stop the
after at 10-6.
trailing one point,
the weekly Blind Bogey golf- \ U 1 10
Stewart-men Taylor has one vic- :
circles, is back aboard the Stationat ;
Jim Boroff and Jankunis VA45 0 1
Lefty .000
ing bout and three members of
NATTCenter as Commander of tory in three outings this year. VA 1n2 0 2 .00
the quartet are parlayed their pitching talents to .
the Guard. Flier mound ace, Frank Jan- hold the losers to 11 hits while Jo".lron a 0 2 .000
Leading the group was Ed Fen- three C'-omJo'eJrJu 0 2000
kunis who picked
the Fliers were garnering 14 safe- Personnel 0 I .000
ton, who was a member of the
charmed circle for the fifth time who slashed out respective cardsof ties off two Paxon pitchers. 4. a

Fasron 109 Loses this year. Fenton fired a 94 witha 81-3 and 96-18 for their 78 Boroff started and worked five

'Ace' ConnellOne 16'handicap for his 78. totals. The fourth linkster, Pete complete frames, allowing six FLIERS' FLAILINGSHere's
Gushanas carded an 18-hole totalof hits and five free while
Also repeating for prizes were passes how the Jax Fliers have
of Mainsidc's top sports Ray Kennedy and Archie Fowler 83 with a five stroke handicap. striking out three men. Jankunis batted through their first 12

figures, Ltjg( ) Ed Connell, of relieved him in the sixth with no games, including last Saturday'sgame
Fasron 109, is leaving the Ti r 6' ''".' 4 1 1x one out and went the rest of the with Paxon Shopping Cen-

squadron this week for releaseto ? s way, giving up five hits, one walk ter:
inactive duty. r :' and striking out one batsman.IT .
Connell athletic JANKUNIS' Player AD II RBI Avg
who has been BECAME ball
t twhI Pemberton 36 15 8.. .416 ,
officer of the squadron game when the Fliers caught fire
4, Sakelos 22 9 6 ,409Vanover
since 1953, has played an ac- .6 in the last of the sixth and scored
0 15 5 2 .333
tive role in the Service Squad- five runs to move ahead, 11.10 .
.. :.; Jankunis 12 4 2 .333
ron's recreational and social after trailing by four Tuns.
functions and was a* playing Y Paxon ahead for the Syme 930.333
Hayes 49 16 9 .326
19j v ,
member of the Fasron ComAir-softball : (4 E last time, 14-13, in the eighth on Slater 19 6 1 .315
which won the
a single run produced by three Taylor 7 2 2 .280
Lant title and'LantFlt runner- ( i..L41 singles and an error, but the Young 18 5 2 .277
up honors in 1954. : .i locals tied it once more in their Dasiliere 22 6 -2 .272

He and his teammate Don half of the frame when Smoky Harvey 43 11 3 .255.

Glidewell, ace hurler, shared Vanover singled to spore Hank Campbell 40 10 5 .250
Most Valuable Player honors Moyer from second.It .
-1 Moyer 29 6 3 .206
while participating in the Atlantic : only took two batters to win Winstead 15 3 2 .200

Fleet tourney. for Jax Navy in the ninth; Mel Tenerowicz 26 5 0 .192

The squadron has won some r.: Young singled and took secondon Joyce 13 2 0 ,150Boroff
30 trophies in the NAS intra ;' Third Baseman George's over- 4 0 0 .000

mural sports program since throw of first, then scored on
Connell reported for duty.In Ray Hayes' slash single through:
addition to athletic duties, hI the box. Soon after her fourth child was

Connell has also served Fasron __ AO. 'tOb'9 Flier-Paxon line Score: born, a young mother received a

109 as communications officer .un SELECTS HIS PRIZES-Comdr. Fred Woodward, adminis- Paxon 042 310 13014117 play-pen as a gift. "Thank you so
and has held collateral posi- trative officer of NATTCenter, takes a look at some prize golf Sheets and Morrow. much for the pen," she wrote. "It
tions as welfare and recfeation clubs in determining his prizes for low net in the recent NATT- ? Fliers 302 .104 21115144 is a God-send. I sit in it every
officer, legal officer and public Center 36-hole handicap golf tournament. With him is Jack Harvey Boroff, Jankunis. ((6th) and afternoon and read, and tho
NAS golf and Ensign Hunter Bell, -who handled the
information officer. tourney, pro Basiliere. children can't get near me." ,





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2 rm. eff.; apt. Furn. Avondale,
3371 Knight St. EV 9-0939.

4 rm turn ,apt. $50 3859 Boone
Pk. Ave EV 91900. Haralsen.

r'q 3 rm. furn. apt. $25. 2148 Rosselle

St. EL 5-6374. Emmery.Sm. .

turn apt. 2258 Dcllwood Ave.
EV 7-3341. Young.
2 bdrm.. furn. apt. 718 KingsleyAve.

EV 75920. Quigley, "

3 r m. furn. gar. apt. Wesconnett
7314 103rd. St. EV 0-2897. Wil-

1 bdrm furn. hse. $55. 3441 Haf-
.____m_. rold St., Murray HilL EV 9-
0814. Barker. -
MASS'PROMOTION CEREMONY Some 160 NAS lax personnel mustered for a mass presentation ceremony last Wednesday 2 bdrm. cottage. 8615 New York
I, to receive their petty officer promotion certificates from Capt. William S. Harris, NAB Jax commanding officer. Promotions ranging Ave. CO 4-5222. Stark.
from third class PO to first class PO are included in the group. The ceremonies were .moved indoors in the Malnslde Auditorium on
1 bdrm. f
account of bad weather.To .urn. apt. $45. 2854 Corinthian
Ave. EV 8-4235. Miller.

2 rm. furn. apt. 828 Ingleside Ave.
Compensation Act Helps Make SAFETYBox EV 9-9643. Forbes.

Federal Employment SafestThis Score 2 bdrm. hse. O. I. equity Venetia

Terrace, 6243 Pennant tor. W.
Is the third in a series of articles on Federal Employees' Disabling Injuries Through EV 7-5391 Grant.

Compensation Act, with which all employees should be familiar). Tuesday, May 1 3 bdrm. hse G. I. equity.. Venetia

What If It Develops That I Am This Month 0 Terrace, 6027 Sabre Dr. EV 7-
celebrate the grand opening Permanently And Totally Disabled occupational diseases. The exclusiveness This Year 1 4957. Tucker.

I of the patio bar and the swimming ? Under the law some of the Act, however, Days Since Last 11 rm. hse. Either 2 apts. or one

| pool, the CPO Club will feature types of injuries are considered does not apply to a master or a Lost TIme Accident 26 home. 1504 River Blvd, Orange
I prima facie to constitute permanent member of the crew of any vesseL Pk. CO 4-5661 ((after 1630) or
a shrimp boll on Saturday, May
:I total disability, such as loss, Neither does it prevent you : Ext. 8151. Page.

5, from 1600 until 1800. or loss of use of both hands, or from electing to receivethe,, benefits Kin Finds I .5 rm. hse. Sm. cash payment. 4649

The price is $1.00 per person both arms, or both feet, or both of the Civil Service Retire St Johns Ave. EV 83828. Dry

and 50 cents for the children. The legs, or both eyes. There are ment Act, but you cannot receive (Continued from Page 1) ant.

other situations in which the Bureau the disability compensation anda of it dealing with Naval heroes, 3 bdrm. hse. $8700 total, equity, r
shrimp boil will be held in the -
of Employees' Compensation disability retirement annuity includes "Don't Tread On Me," 5105 Banshee Ave., Venetia

patio. may determine from the evidence concurrently and "The Fortunate Islands," Terrace. CO 4-5432.-Thomson.:

I Patrons can wear swim suits or that you are permanentlyand What Is Being Done, And WhatIs "Lower' Than Angels," "Neely," 3 bdrm. hse. 1% gar. FHA finance,

__ | any attire. Club, officials anticipate totally disabled from a work Contemplated Under The Fed- "Zotz," and "Caroline Hicks." $55 mo. 4542 Blount Ave. Ext

that many families will injury. If so, you will receive eral Employees' Compensation In addition he authored the 649. Arnold.

\I make a Saturday picnic of the benefits for the remainder of Act, To Help Make Federal Employment "Victory at Sea" series which was 3 bdrm. hse. Partly'' kitch. equip.

I event. They also pointed out that your life.These Safe From Work inJuries nationally! televised and now is 6226 Pennant Dr. W., Venetia

I the patio, patio bar and swimming benefits will be proportioned And Occupational Diseases? produced in a series of movie Terrace. EV 7-4959. Blessinger.MISCELLANEOUS .

I pool have been completely reno- to your loss of wage earning -Let's put it in a few words and shorts.
I' vated and should prove to be a capacity. Payments are also state that under the Act, Congress One' of Captain Karig's most Ride wanted from Palm and La-

I real summer headquarters for determined in accordance with says "Safety is the law." recent published stories was that Salle Sts. to NAS. Hrs. 0730 -

4 I many E-7s, their dependents and whether you have a legal depend( (Continued Next Week) of "31-Knot Burke," in Collier'sMagazine 1600. Ext. 684.,.Boatright.. -
-4 | guests during the hot months. ent. Employees requiring .the late last' year which

The shrimp boil will be followed constant service of an attend told the story of the career of Hope
by a continuous juke box ant because of their disability are Admiral Arleigh Burke, the
dance. entitled over and above their SF youthful new Chief of Naval Op (Continued from Page 1))

compensation payments to an allowance erations and hero of World WarII. plicated problems such as the
not to exceed $75 additional !- proper balance between technician -

per month. x,> pay and pay for leadership,
Ensign Karig a graduate Of
How About My Family, If I Die and
whether a technician at a
Rice Instittue in Texas, where h
-- From A Work Injury Or esate '
Occupa interior base would get more
editor of
L I was The Thresher,
p nI tional Disease? If you die as a school publication. than a man risking his life in a

direct result of your work injuryor e *5'g w combat area.Stating .
occupational disease, even if
I 'that the primary aim
SRf you leave no legal dependent you
MilitaryContinued of the committee is
to end "piece
will be assured of burial expenses
up to $400. If you die away ( from Page 1) meal approaches" to the man-

from your official station the the 24-hour period.IT power retention problem, Robert.
son,said "our most recent'efforts
Government will for trans.
pay IS ESTIMATED that less to improve the compensation of
porting E your remains back for
s burial. than one percent of the'approxi. those in the medical profession

Now let's consider the benefits mately 14,000 Navy and Marine are indicative of a piecemeal ap
1 p7 x personnel in the Jax area norm proach to the problem, dictated
3 your dependents will re
ceive. Your wife will receive reg- ; mb ally wear their uniform during by demand and without orientation
liberty hours. Armed Forces to overall
Day our manpower re-
ularly 45% of your usual monthly k
offers an 'excellent opportunityto quirements."
salary, not to exceed$525 per
make the civilian populationmore .
month, as long as she lives with- hi rG 4S
aware of the large numbers
out remarrying, provided she is
5th )Ration
\ of military personnel in DuvalCounty.
the sole dependent. For monthly
salary, and the wife's amount > c (Continued from Page 1))
\ will bejlgured at 40%, so that fora g' ro Local military leaders have Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
widow with two children for s confidence that all hands have
\ and Thursday, May 7, 8. 9 and 10;
example, the family will receive enough pride and esprit de corps first and second shots for ages 9

4" 70%. The total may never exceed to'comply :with the suggestion. to 14 years, Friday, May '11.

75%, or $525 per month.If 'a An Armed Forces Day steering The shots will be administeredon
) your child is the sole dependent Ac xf A 7c tr
committee of milita
composed on a first come-first served basisas
) he or she will receive
and civilian
representatives as usual. Stragglers in age group
35% of your monthly salary, and now planning a big program for 5 to 9 years and pregnant women

each additional child will receive y Armed Forces Day, including a may receive their inoculations at
15%, subject to the above limitations
gigantic parade downtown and any time the vaccine is available.
:: of 75% and $525 per an Open House at NAS Jax. The .
month. The children will share
A public is invited to, both events. Servicemen Invited To
Ny equally in the award. Provisionsare __
R ; also made for dependent,par- Prudential Open House

$ ;%4ae i ents, brothers, sisters, and others Deadline Friday For. Servicemen have been extended -

N. H I Am Injured Due To My 1 ) an invitation to attend the
Insurance Plans
__ .. Work Should I Look To The Fed Open House ceremonies
-'}/" ;:v. ; """ =--'''' ''"'' """ Sundayin
n '
I '
eral Employees' CompensationAct Employees 'desiring to enroll hi commemoration of the first
ANOTHER MOC"Fearless"Earl
\ Oschner, ENC, of NAS As The Only Source Of Fay A STRONG LINK- Starlet the Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurance anniversary of the official opening -
1 holds onto the went If you are a Federal Natalie Wood, who has a chainof group plans at NAS must; of the south central homer
harmless end of a four and one. employees? you not\ only should, admirers from here to the submit their applications to the! offices of the Prudential Insur
half foot water moccasin, which but you must, under the amendedAct China Seas, anchored pretty departmental personnel office n 0 ance Co.Open .
was captured while snooping well ta Hollywood circles.,Trim
look to the Federal Employees later than Friday, May 4. House hours
around the submerged bait and provocative Natalie is starring at the new
traps at the Malnslde fishing Compensation Act for in the new Warner Bros.' During the present enrollment Prudential Building, largest in
shack. One of Florida's mean payment of compensation, for tlfls Movie "Burning Hills." She recently period present members may Jax, will be from 1200 to 1600.
est and this was nominated for a best
water moccasin weighed about Act is specifically "exclusive" as supporting actress Oscar In make changes to existing con Conducted tours will be on the

10 pounds. to recourse for work injuries or "Rebel Without A Cause. tracts agenda.r .