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On or about Monday, June is not the easiest kind of a jour their names as volunteers to meet and her car will be on her own, now it is only necessary to cal
4, a special dependent train ney. Any wife will vouch for the weary dependents and aid assured that she will be perform Mrs. Johnson, at EV 8-9407; Mrs.
will pull into Jacksonville that It is even worse to arrivein them in getting established in ing an invaluable service, one Denny P. Phillips, vice-president.
bearing at last count. 120 a strange place with no idea their new home as soon as possi- that will be appreciated not only of the Officers Wives' Club, at EV
Navy families. where to find suitable lodgingsand ble. Every volunteer will be assigned by her "adopted family" but by 8-0398; or Mrs. Reese, at EV 8*
The families are those of the no. friendly face to give wel the name of one dependent the Navy itself. 0278.
crew of the aircraft carrier USS come. family, given a' listing of It will be no small task, and IT IS ANTICIPATED that the
Franklin D. Roosevelt, soon to This will not happen here. available housing procured from will take as many volunteers train will pull into NAS Jax rather
be based at Mayport, and they Mrs. Clark W. Johnson, presi the Jacksonville rental agencies with cars as there are families arriving than the downtown terminal.
will have spent four days making. dent of the Officers Wives' Club, through Lcdr. W. F Vollmer, liai on the special train. It Is The dependents will gather in
the cross-country train trek from and Mrs. Ruth Reese, presidentof son officer for the dependents, important that volunteers list sections marked off alphabetical.
Bremerton, Wash. the Navy Wives' Club, are and insructed where to find their their names as early as possiblein ly so that it will be relatively!
FOUR DAYS ON A train, with making an urgent plea to all charges. order that plans may be com- simple to locate the family as-
perhaps a couple of hundred kids, I available persons with'cars to list FROM THEN ON the volunteer I' pleted to meet the need. Right (Please Tarn to Page 8, Col. 5)

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Home of Commander Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval District; Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville; Fleet Air Wing 11; Naval Air Technical Training Center

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",.. 0' Open House Parade
'Job Safety ""' ,

Week' Set Armed Forces Day

May 13-19 \ \ Program Announced.Armed

Next week has been ,designated \, p\ ___________ .

by President Eisenhower Forces Day, 1956 version, will be observed in

as "Job Safety Week"throughout t Jacksonville on Saturday, May 19, with a double-barreled
the nation and bill of fare, beginning with a gigantic parade in downtownJax

NAS Jacksonville will join in in the morning, followed by action-packed Open House

the battle of preserving lives program:. at NAS Jax_ in the afternoon. .

and markedly reducing acci- Many programs of Open House I at the Station, which will be the
have been held at the Station in ,
dents during :May.13-19. I only Open House in the Jax area
the past, but none of them wIll
on Armed Forces Day. Proceed
As its industrial safety record compare with the action and dra-
ings are expected to begin at 1400,
shows, NAS Jax is in the habitof ma outlined in the Armed Forces but the .gates will be open at 1200.
Day agenda. The public is invitedto
observing job safety every
Open House.TOPPING The public will have an oppor-
hour of the day, and will reem- "OO-OOF"';iAn Inl'enloul.Jur1 rig composed of a mattressand tunity to view demonstrations and
the of safetyon life raft is being utilized to carry out ditching drills at THE DAY'S activi displays never before shown locally -
phasize importance Heavy Attack Squadron One here. Pilot LtJff( ) Ray Amor, demon- ties aboard the Station will be a
including a jet assisted
the job. strates in practice the escape from an A3D Skywarrior. Each pilotis
accurately timed as he dives through the belly escape hatch. simulated air attack by jets and take-off (jato) by one of the
THE STATION recently set its Despite the precautions taken to eliminate bruises, they are still dive bombers of Carrier Air Navy's powerful aircraft; an ejection
new record of days without a lost wondering how many suffer from a slight traumatic shock. Group 17. The planes will dem seat demonstration, using the
time accident at 113 days and onstrate the pre-attack forma training device to familiarize pilots
now has started another streak tions and will then swoop downon who may be forced to bailout
with 35 days having gone by as New Emergency Rates the station in a daring exhibi ; and a demonstration, involve
of Tuesday without a lost time tion of combat flying. All four ing a fire rescue team. The latter
accident recorded. The 113 days squadrons of CAG-17, including will rescue a dummy pilot froman
represented well- over 5,000,000 VF-171, VA-172, VF-173 and VA- actual burning aircraft.
man-hours. To Boost Ranks Of P03sThe 175, will participate in the attack. SPECTATORS will also thrill

Employees and personnel will Too, spectators will thrill to a to an attack on an "e n em y "
be kept on their toes next week Navy plans to activate 33 emergency service rates in 13 of sonic pass by two speedy jets, a stronghold by a platoon of Ma-
with supervisors taking time out the more technical ratings in order to increase the number of trained F3H Demon from VF-14 and an rines, using live flame throwersand

to re-emphasize their subordi- third class petty- officers. A3D Skywarrior from Heavy dummy ammunition.The .
,They should be received by Attack One. The two
nates the importance of job safety Squadron Navy's system of guiding
; safety committeemen in each next week by most commands, graduates will identified. as planes will roar in at 300 feet in a pilot to an instrument landing
department will be holding meet. and commanding officers will be strikers for the emergency service at 600 miles plus.
by means of voice and electronic
ings as usual; and stand up meet- authorized by the Chief of Per- ALL BRANCHES of the Armed communications will
ings will be going on all week sonnel to appoint immediately POINTED UP BY the move Is Services are combining their efforts the laymen with the acquaint -

throughout the Station. The latter and E-3 strikers in 12 of the 33 (Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 5)) I and material for the affair Ground Control Approach system
will not interfere with daily work emergency rates. Appointments to (GCA). The entire
schedules.IN the other 21 will be made be- commu-
nications between
ground and pilot -
tween August of this year and
A LETTER to all supervisors will be piped over a loud
September 1957. All 33 will be
Captain William S. Harris, speaker.
set up only for pay grades E-2,
NAS Jax commanding officer, Also
E-3 and E-4. on the program will be a
points out the importance of job helicopter rescue demonstration,
safety: "I recognize that through Most of the new rates are in the a blimp fly-by with touch and go

your efforts this Station enjoysan aviation group. landings, and movies to be shown

outstanding record of achieve. QUALIFIED'SAILORS in pay a continuously throughout the day.

ment in accident prevention. I grade E-3 will get new emergency I TilE USUAL static displays,
solicit your' wholehearted supportof service striker designators. Stri- j which will take up two hangersand
'Job Safety Week' to the ex kers in the first 12 emergency /'q the area surrounding, will
tent that we can assure a further service rates to be activated may contain plenty of interesting material -
reduction in our accident rate, participate in..the August 14'fleet- N h featuring planes of the

particularly during May 13-19. wide third class petty officer ex- Navy, and Air Force and combat

"It is requested that you redouble -. amination. Only Regular Navy and operating equipment of .
your efforts during 'Job personnel and reservists servingon aIU'ri; all sorts. Various departments and
Safety Week' to impress upon active duty in the Trainingand units will-sponsor booths.
your subordinates the importanceof Administration of the Naval The parade in downtown Jax,

accident prevention with Reserve program will be assignedto \ which will begin at 1000,, could,
your help I am certain that 'Job the emergency rates. well be one -of the biggest yet.
Safety Week' will be an out Almost all who take the exams Hundreds of civilian marchingunits
standing success at this activity." are expected to be promoted to will join military person

third class ratings, although E-3s PREPARE FOR AERIAL MANEUVERS These two members nel in the parade. Floats-, spon-
WEATHER OUTLOOK who become strikers in the new of the Flying Rebels Model Airplane Club display just two sored by the military and mer
emergency service rates won't get of the many models that will be put through aerial maneuversand chants, plus plenty of marching
Friday-Cloudy with scattered their chance at the P03 exams "dog fights" over NAS Jax skies Saturday May 19, in conjunction bands will participate.
showers. with Armed Forces Day. The club thrilled{ thousands in -_. _
until next February. To speed u'pthe aerial show during half-time festivities at the 1956 Gator --
Saturday-Partly cloudy with training of the strikers, the Bowl game. John Gaskins (left) is shown with his "Seacat" radio- BC-BS Payment Due '
afternoon thundershowers. Navy will emphasize specialization controlled model and Clifford Hampson, DTC, of NAS Dispensary, Blue Cross-Blue Shield
Sunday=Continued cloudiness in several of its technical holds a "Bootstrap" radio-controlled craft. On the table is a five- monthly
watt radio transmitter with which, the models are controlled. (See payments are due May 14 and 15.
and afternoon showers. Class A service schools. School
Story on Page 5)). members are reminded.

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:h Page Two -JAX AIR NEWS 10 May 1956 I

/:(, 6 VF-J73, VA-172 Report

/' ". J11 } LImW3 rasroS ; tig2J Jax Area Squadrons I IFasron

Published every Thursday for Navy and Marine AcUvUIci at Naval Air

* station. Jacksonville, Florida C with a previous experience on the ated the scene at Fighter Squad:

>' Capt WlllUm S. Harris ,..-_.MAS..- .._J...ckM._...>nUll.._*._._....-. Commanding Officer "Welcome Aboard" goes to teletype, is "checking out" in the ron 22 this week. The squadron's
t 'r Uomdr John N. Myers __....,_.....__..._.._..__-. ExecuUve: Officer those who have recently joinedthe message center department. Rob- executive officer, Hugh H. Low.
1 Wt. Air J ck..BTtlle ,
Rear Adra. Delbert S. Cornwell .. ,. -... ...._ Commander squadron They are: R. R. ert McCarrick is taking over as cry, received his promotion to
Capt. Richard O. Greene _......_....... ., Chief of aft Robinson, ADl; Lawrence Puleo, the squadron mail clerk. These Lcdr., and the squadron made

Capt. Bowen F. McLeod ,..,.FWt_. ---Air., Wl,,. c Kle Yf'. ....__.. Commander AA; George Nash, AA; Daniel two men are the first to come to sure that the event did not go
Comdr. Richard Da\tt ..._..............._... ....--r--.n.. ... ........>.tmi.-r..nn.-m,......_ Chief Start Officer Keefe, AA; and Clarence Tucker, NAS Jax who are Navy selectees. unrecognized.Not .

Capt Henry C. DeLonjc Naval......Air... ,...Ttwhafeal..- --,.,...--Tral..- --,-",-.,-r,-C-'eater......... Commanding Officer AA. E. M. Ward, ADC, jet shop to be outdone, the line
i Comdr, Edward W. Bishop _......_.........__..?.._-,._....,,....... KxecuUvt Officer Ensign James Peil has assumed chief, has really been running crew conducted their own cere-

,.,.,, Capt.' Benjamin N. Ahl .N..a U..pltal....- ...._....H.IL.Cammandlnjc Officer duty as Fasron communicationsofficer lately, Fasron Jet Shop has pro- mony for three men recently ad-
Capt. L. A. Newton .... > ..?.__... ._,_??,,?.? -, r_n. Executive Officer replacing Ltjg( ) Gillam cessed more engines during the vanced in rate and unceremoni.

Comdr. Laurence F. Steffenhagen .,BTU,?. -?..,?.???,,-.- -- --, Commanding Officer who returned to civilian life last past four months than any simi- ously tossed over the ,side Donald
week. Also leaving the communi- lar four month period before. Christensen, AD3; Alva Kiser,

The lAX AIR NEWS It published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station cations office for civilian life is David Barclay, MNI, reenlisted AM3; and Ronald Zeunges, ADE3.
Jacksonville Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated fundsat
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P135. Rev. Donald Scott. Scott will make his May 4, for a period of six years, Also this week two men were
Nov. 1945. Copies are.distributed free of charge; at the Naval Air Station the enlistment. '
second notified
Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the home in Jacksonville. Two new for his of their forthcoming ad-
U. S. Naval Hospital. men from Bainbridge NTC are I vancement to CPO. These were

Service Information Officer- Lt. Ted Morgan fitting nicely into the communi- VF-22 Robert Coughlin, ATI, and An-

Editor Andrew II. Planey cations office. Jerry Rayborn, AA, Wetting down parties domin- thony Ferranti, AE1.
\ Staff Reporters Jack Holmes, PHI; Marlon Cracraft J02; Nancy Ward, JQ3. '

The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. ...... "Welcome Aboard" to Jose
material be withoutthe v j( "i'I"' ";!.' "::'" ',<1'J! > '", ';" ,":1, : .."
AFPS appearing<< in this publication may not reprinted '" ; J.'Ji;. \.j;:;'..; ) r.f .: ; >:t
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written permission oil Armed Forces Press Service. Repubncatlon of other : :.,. '. ... :,. ..., ".' ..>.. Yglesias, AA, a native of Puerto
Editor matter,, JAX except AIR by NEWS.service publications. Is prohibited o"' permission of r 4> :f4. f, ?k. ; :; :, : ,. ::J.iI Rico, and shipping over congratu-

Editorial offices located Main Administration Building Phone extensions ; lations to Wesley Sizemore, ADI-:
> Iitt
8346, 216 and 8164. h : .':,1 ., Walter Bluford, AM3; Jack
'j" .t"1;
'Job Safety Week'Job l W Bryan, SN; Herman Jones, ADI!;
}; and Lester Jones; BM1

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,, VA-12
Accidents Cause ,
Suffering "; /; / :: '
Four new pilots have reportedto

Economic Loss, Waste Of SkillAn tf'\* : ) I Ensign the "Flying Dave Ubangis"Baer, Ltjg of )VA12.Pete

Geithner and Ensign Bryan Ken-

occupational accident, in the factory, on the farm, or nedy come from the training com-

on the construction site, has three certain results-human suf- j., mand while Ensign Gil Carpenter

fering to the victim and his family, economic loss to his em- arriving from Norfolk to assume

.. ployer, and waste of precious skills to his country. There Is duties of Air Intelligence Officer.

another certainty about such accidents-they are preventable. 6 !;
The welcome mat was recently
THE TYPICALLY AMERICAN approach to the problemsof r
dusted off for nine AA's and
job safety-the joining together of all interested parties on AN who have reported aboard one
a voluntary basis-has saved untold millions of workers from
# from NTC Great Lakes 111. A
disability and the agonies of injury. We must all make it a ,..,/ ,
hearty welcome is extended to
business of primary importance to devise methods for prevent-
following AA's: Albert Hanisko
ing the needless accidents that\ still happen. ,

In order to direct the attention of all our citizens to this AC Matthew Landy, David Tutch,

vital work, I have designated May 13-19 as Job Safety Week. David Kudrna, Marion Lumby,

Outstanding businessmen, farm and labor leaders, State and Patrick Hedican, Joseph Kurkowski -

Federal officials, and representatives from insurance, educationand Robert Sbraggia, Lawrence

safety organizations will convene in Washington for the Marose, and Richard Thomas, AN

President's Conference on Occupational Safety. Their purpose .._...._ ____m__.._.__ __ _..............'" """" ,_ Also to Billy Marshman, AEC,

will be to design voluntary programs to reduce preventablework A TIGHT SQUEEZE Crew members of the submarineUSS from AEWRon Eleven, Billy l

injuries. Corporal flock to offer further assistance and congratulations Dowdy, AE1, from VA-151, and
THIS IS A WORK in which all of us must share. An injury to two helicopter pilots who set their craft down on the deck of Forrest Waterbury, AD2, from
anywhere is a loss to the Nation as a whole. Safety must becomea the sub In an emergency landing off Key West. It goes down in Barin Field. '

daily habit,in all our workplaces if we are to reach our full the books as the first emergency landing by a 'copter aboard a The squadron recently said
sub. The pilots, and those guiding them in, had but two spare
potential of strength. inches of deck to effect the landing. farewell_ to William Goin, SH3,
I urge Governors and Mayors to use their good offices in who transferred to the USS Coral

their own States and communities so that every employer and Distressed Helicopter Makes Sea, and to John B. Timmons,

worker is aware of the need for safety.I ADC, whose new duty.,station is

call upon all my fellow citizens to join with me in makingJob NAS Anacostia.

Safety Week a success. Emergency Landing On Sub Congratulations to James
Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Phelps, A03, who was recently

DOD Wants Five While conducting exercisessome I the area hearing the distress calls married and to Paul Medel, AD3,
30 miles at sea south of Key
C'n'\l' of the helicopter, relayed.the information who has reenlisted on board.
More AssistantsThe West Florida HSS-1
a Sikorsky, .
of the impending water
StRfS/ helicopter attached to the Navy'sAir
: Department wants landing to the Navy's Air Sea VF.173COJ1l1'atulatloos

I .., Congress to give another assistant Development Squadron One Rescue Service at the Naval Air to all hands on

secretary to each of the military effected a successful emergency Station, Key West, Florida, whereall their appearance at the squadron's -
CATHOLIC departments, making five apiece. landing on the deck of the sub-
available annual administrative-
Mass 0800 0900 marine rescue craft were
Sunday USS Corporal.The .
immediately dispatched to the material inspection. Special con-
1000 St. Edward's Chapel.
hearsalST. Navy helicopter piloted by
gratulations to Alfred Car-
Saturday Mass, 0800: Comdr. W. F. Culley and Lt. J. K. area.Aboard go
LUKE'S CHAPEL the helicopter all prep rington, AD2, who received an
Mass 0630.(
Daily Johnson
working with the USS
Sunday 0630, Mass at the (Naval Hospital, Protestant) Corporal, developed mechanical arations were made to effect an "outstanding" during the person-

Hospital Chapel; 1900; Instruction 0930-Sunday School and Nur- trouble which precluded their be- emergency water landing. Both nel inspection. An over-all gradeof
pilots had awarded the
agreed to remain air- excellent was
Classes Building 463. sery.
ing able to reach the nearest land borne
the last possible squadron.
PROTESTANTThursday 0930 Divine Worship Chap some 30 miles aw'ay.The situationwas mo-
in recently -
hopes that a surface ves- Fighter Squadron
lain William A. Swets.
May 10 further complicated by lack
sel would new
arrive on the scene augmented by seven
1900 All Saints' Choir Re- 1930 Tuesday, Instruction of radio communications with the
with sufficient deck area to per- men and one officer. Reporting
hearsal. Class for personnel of Presbyterian : submarine due to its being sub-
mit Md.
a safe landing. Just when It aboard from NTC Bainbridge,
Sunday, May IS or' Reformed background, merged at the time. Neil
seemed to appear that this hope were the following AA's;

Service 0800 ,-Chaplain Episcopal Nickelson.Communion Hospital Chapel HOWEVER, other aircraft in was in vain, the submarine sur- Bayne Irwin Cohen, Raymond

0930 Sunday School for faced and upon being informedof Flanagan, Alan Laughy, Stephen
ages the situation cleared Paulding Jesse Smith, and Theo-
their aft ,
4 through adults. Cash To Best
0930 Service of Divine Wor- Slogan : er deck of all removable obstructions dore Wojciechowski.
in preparation for Ensign John O'Brien joined thesquadron's
ship, Chaplain Carpenter. For On ing to this
1100 Service of Divine Wor- Safety The JobFive be attempted. i ground officers

ship, Chaplain Griffin. WITH'LTJG) G. D. Ellis Jr., week ,when he reported aboard

1900 The United Fellowship dollars in cash will go to the person who submits the I one of the submarine officers: from the, Ground Officers Main-.

Protestants. Building 804. best slogan for safety on the job next week, the Industrial Safety ,coaching of the them on from the deck I tenance School at Memphis wishes, Tenn.All to
submarine the hands send best
Monday, May 14 office has announced. helicopter!
y pilots made it I who is at the
splitting the two Ltjg) John Heigl
1900 Latter Day Saints' Serve The
contest, held in conjunction with "Job
Safety Week"being
< spare inches equally on each side' Naval Hospital.
ice.. observed nationally, is open to all hands, military and of the landing gear. *
Tuesday May 15 civilian.
This as far as is known will VA172Fifteen
1930-Presbyterian Instruction The slogan, which must be in keeping with down recently
", the theme of in the record books as the new men have
Classes, Hospital Chapel. safety on the job, must be submitted by close of working first muster
1900 Christian Science Class. day emergency landing by a heli- swelled the squadron's
May 18. Personnel may submit any number of slogans. The win- copter aboard a submarine. Two list. They are: Donald Bassett,

1930 Bible Study Group. ner will be selected May 21 and will be announced at that time hours later, the USS Corporal AMAA; Wyatt Bishop, AEAN;
1930 Episcopalian Instruction in the May 24 issue of the lax Air News. steamed into Roland
Classes. Key West harbor Larry Conway, AA;
Thursday, May 17 Slogans may be submitted to Industrial Safety Office Building with the "Whirly Bird" still pre- Flowers, AA; Donald Graham,

1900 All Saints' Choir Re- 9OS"NAS Jax. cariously clinging to her after- AA; Richard Hanson, AMAA;
deck. (Please Turn to Page S, Col.


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IJ./ islands will be built of steel
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area.) also will be
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Prize winner. We can't claim surprise P. .' q .::., < .q .,:'" ;' ; Work on a first increment was ,

for it has been on our :" ,/ "" C. 1Z.-.o:. :I ;;'; > started February 2, with contract the channel line will providefor
"most wanted" list since publica ;r"." At. .t. ttJ I carriers tying up at Mayport..
2 .. awarded for construction of two
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glace your request on the re- 7fJ) ( ,' : I"; the permanent berthing;
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serve list will find the book '. ': ..,f : you ,
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meantime, why not read some of ... )!< F1t.. ( : appropriation bill Capt. Ira N.
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MacKinlay Kantor's novels? They :)" '. cf' : f." ;t.. '. : ft(;j : '.J:fo.t'" ,:'::;: l';';! ; : i:1 Curtis officer-in-charge of con

arc in a different vein-all inter- !Ii.:':. '., ': ,' ,' ., f3/f l.tJ'i"'i 'II CORNERA struction, ComNabSix, revealedthis
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other which causes much comment r J/.S ,/..,,....,:. 1' : .i :..,..... ;:.'iill April 25 at the club house. All marginal pier 600 feet by 175 feet,
these days. Major Keyhoe 7- )(' ....... ) r'::;:' :.I"P ;';';" .. ':'JII" :'! members having a birthday dur- paved in asphalt and served with
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always seems to be controversial. ... H',1.... ,,, ,c..11-...{ ",1,1.'" .. .>"I..J ...,',..,' '" 1'1.:A.J......, ing the month of April were hon- roads, taxiways, utilities and oth !

lie is convinced that flying sau- < .+ IJ.J'., 4Dr- 6 .. 't..J.. ored and presented with .a gift. er necessary provisions.
: .JU" "<'. ',,; .,'J:' : S3a. :* ftMai/* : ;. .:-j Everyone enjoyed the delicious Further appropriations :for con
cers are not the product of active '..,. ., .. "' .. ., .'. .. ,
''1. < >*t+*.ir'f&vtf t.. \ food and chance to visit with
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imagination nor are they optical : "'It' .L. N". r '.. :.
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!'. r.J... ( (.< t a 1 illusions. You may find his con- .:.. .:,'< : ,/ ; .., O ,.. rlL1Lf ,: tit) ..: each other. Complex have passed the House, '
''I ,., ...I..l'A;;' "'V "nl. fin/ .... ".", "..." ''m, The formal opening of the new- after winning of the +
clusions a bit fantastic, but you'llalso .. '"'_.... ....... ...,::. -. ,. .l .. )I;! approval
I' ,"" '. t.iM.( ..!:hJJj< ,'I' .:!:, :! I : ly redecorated club house will j>
find them fascinating read- .' ,. ,.. ..-.c. ,41L1I.-., ,I..,: e House Armed Services Committee -
ing and wonderful material for :F: """',,:' .': cl! -;,,,,, ..""" If J :,.. ..:.:..'...:*;.l celebrated with a cocktail party, where they originated. These

discussion. ., 'n.", .,,., r Mzl ...LJ1.1. : .:.:'.';::1'..:: May 15 from 1600 to 1800. This call for $2,380,000 for NAS Jacksonville ,

'' rJ: ',< will be held to show our appre- providing for land pur-
Fabulous Future The idea of ,
America in 1980 :might take :. '''' ; p, :; ; ciation to the Naval and civilian chase for use as a bombing range,
MI.dJf .. ,. ,'. personnel who aided so much in and the Navy's portion of the
dlt L n' ". .
share :
of also 7fl
goodly imagination .
'' "'1
.. ,.. t'\ ;-r. ... ,'. \., the renovation of the club house. joint Navy, Air Force and Civil
'f\1\ .
:: .
except that this book is writtenby > ,. .__ ". _, "':..
: \ Id 1iJj .At .; There will be music and all members
; 1.J : ;' Aeronautics Administration air
scientists who base their predictions ;! \< 't: J: f'P.II. .:..' I '" <. and invited.
guests are
of future wonders on f"f ::. \N; :" J f(.;.. :;. .r t : traffic control center. The centeris
.. .W ....II\. ,.; "" EJ! . .., AT THE LAST business meet- expected to be started early
facts and scientific trends. :14. ;
present ,I ,"'!; '/.t..!,.Z.. /!,,'}. f .':j <'. .... .. ; '. 71y c"or/ ing of Navy Wives 86, the club this,_summer.
J. r/
Air Power Study of air strategy '
: voted to honor
:. ." : ,. ,," "'; .. .
'' "''f"1( ; ALSO PASSED the House
-f" ,J'i by
!., + ; .; ':
and the modem use of air ". t. ;. '. ,* .;.i A'ff' ;.... ... I.I I. Helen Iloagland with a life time
; "'. ... was a $4,052,000 increment slated'for
is definite : ,( : .1. ,{
power a reality to per- +I" .. "'f. ,p membership in Navy Wives Clubsof

sonnel in these parts! We suggest I..'. t f'n't: .. :. .. .. :,:' America. Helen has worked NAS Cecil Field. This pro
vides for construction
this for an overall picture of mil- < .' ,,.':' ",. ( < .. t '. .:; hard in club activities since becoming of a BOQ,

itary aeronautics.Zero t 4/IyeL. a member in 1952 and she a barracks, storage facilities,
... I : .. ... ;,. ,. i training building, utilities, Officers' -
J A : .. ;tZ"o deserves this honor.
: Japanese account of Na- .f'JI I \ _I.. .. ". ,.. richly Club and turbo ..,
,",,' val air war in the Pacific. Thoe ; ; \ J:2'7 '1' ":" 1 Alice Meyer was elected as del
'' .., ,., test facilities.
: ;1"10" :
A" :t: :.:' / egate to the Southeast Regional
who read Sunk, the Japanese account fJZZ"
(. I' ;f""" "." .:!"..'.'.': .. \ I\ ; :::." "f'et.Jt. ..,\.., Road improvement between
She will Hickman.
of submarine action, will #. '? replace Betty Roosevelt Boulevard and NAS
find this an interesting companion ',' .r-' .', '..7 J .. '. Terry Morris was elected. as an

piece. .. .;, ,' b.'J.. J.. ..,:,.>.. 1 1.. u.4 .,.; alternate. Cecil Field, along Timuquana .

North African Powder Keg: ;,4 ;)r'VA .. : .-.' .J.t', :". .. WE DID FAREWELL to Helen Road, have become a reality as
'" f'.T'.1: : ll" .. : work progresses on this project.

Very little reliable, first-hand information I i,< :' ,r: a..A :' J .. rV* + ,. -<' Duncan who is leaving to Join Federal funds paying for the
q- are

is available on this ..,. .. .-.. .."...................-.......-*&. .... ............"' .... !*\.."">4l"Tvi .*../.:;U.*,.,..._. ..... her husband' Patuxent River, $100,000 cost which includes resurfacing -
troubled area. This title is on the Md. Helen is a past president of in

list of the Naval War College -175 SHOWS ITS SPIRIT Responding promptly to the the Patuxent Navy Wives, so will some areas, bridge
request by group of civic officials that military men wear their be back in familiar territory.All repairs and construction of 21
suggestions for professional read- uniforms while on liberty on Armed Forces Day, May 19, Attack turnouts, 100 feet in length, at
ing and deserves to be widely Squadron 175, a unit of Fleet Air Jacksonville, was the first to heed thrifty shoppers who patro- half mile intervals.

read by everyone interested in the call. When the request was first made known to VA-175, members nize the Not New Shop, please 'X
current affairs. of the squadron displayed their spirit by affixing: their signatures make note. The shop will be

to the above memorandum. The memo reads "We are proudof closed Tuesday, May 22.Don't .
21 Activities
Service Most Silent Also ?
: on '
the U. S. Navy and consider It an honor to be distinguished as
that suggested reading list is this a part of a fighting team. We are going to wear our uniforms when forget the television interview -

story of the British Na y's fight appealing in public on Armed Forces Day, Saturday May 19. on Friday, May 18 from Get 96-Hour

against enemy mines. 1600 to 1700. Ruth Reese, Shirley
I A man's greatest mistake is to White and Corrine Aston will be "
So Full A Glory: The life of
The I
Marshal DeLattre de Tassigny, is Up suppose that a grass widow is interviewed at that time on the Liberty Okay :

another for professional reading. LADDERWith I green. I Open House program.FOTOGS .

Breakaway: For those who ,,, .,, Consolation :for duty in "remote
ram l .r+He
+rnM nn.- V srr .Sr7lr'.w,7? +A Mnw
want a little fiction with their CiviliansWeekly areas" is felt in establishment of ,

reading diet, here is modern ad- the 96-hour liberty in eight Navy

venture and romance. The plot is m v' and 13 Marine installations where
( the Jax Air News in
developed around an ex-fighter traditional liberty was inade-
cooperation with the Industrial < 4 I Nv
pilot flying for a cargo airline quate. .
Relation Department will list
after the war.Garden. < Effected sea service installations
various promotions Naval Air .
e are listed as, Navy: NAD

Station personnel), ,, <{ *> Hawthorne Nev.; NRS, Winter '

Circle On the promotion roster effective Harbor Me.; NOTS, China Lake
April 30 and May 6 were five ) S( l
Calif.; NAF, Turks Island, British

Sets Final employees, three from Supply t: J West Indies; USN Unit, Dugway

Department, and one each from .f; Proving Grounds Utah; NAF, San '

Overhaul and Repair Departmentand Salvador, BWI; NAAS, Fallon,

Yearly MeetThe Public Works Department. Nev.; and NS, Argentia, Newfoundland

Promoted at Supply Departmentwere the latter including

final meeting of the year Lois Shearer, clerk-typist tenant activities and ships during

for the newly organized Naval GS-2 to property and supply clerk H their employment in the area.

Air Station Garden Circle will bea GS-3; Avis George, typist GS-2 to Marine installations have approval -

luncheon held at 1300 Friday, clerk-typist GS-3; and Vivian to grant 96-hour liberty .J

May 18, at the Officers' Club. Miller, typist GS-2 to propertyand are: 2nd Marine Division; 2nd

Mrs. Jack Dunlap, membership supply clerk GS-3. Marine Aircraft Wing (units sta.

chairman of the Garden Club of Advanced at Overhaul and Repair tioned in Cherry Point area) :' j

Jacksonville, with which the local Department was Jacob Wells Force Troops, FMFLant; Force 1

group has been affiliated this aircraft mechanic (general) third Troop, FMFPac (units stationedat

year as a probation circle, will in- step to production process specialist 29 Palms) ; MCB Camp Le- '

officers for the coming Jeune, N. c.; MCAB, Cherry
stall the (aircraft) GS-7. Promotedat 9.... ,
year. Public Works Department was -- -- Point, N. C.; MCRDep, Parris <

Reservations for all of the Luke Johnston, quarterman refrigeration IN DIFFERENT PHOTO GuIded mlssU men in Island, S. C.; Force Aviationheadquarters <
the Naval Air Weapons System School at NATTCenter have put
members have been made with Group, AirFMF-
and air conditioning
know-how to their Photo
together change Navy rating. .
the Officers' Club for the luncheon mechanic third step to chief quar- graphers all, they are attending the highly technical school to Lant; MCSC, Barstow, Calif.; MD, "".

Any member who cannot terman (maintenance) second change their rates from photographers to either guided missilemen NAD, Hawthorne, Nev.; MCTC, I

attend is asked to cancel her step. or aviation fire control technicians. Presently attending the school 29 Palms, Calif.; MB, NS, Argentia 4

reservation through Mrs. Johnson are, in the foreground surrounding a model of a missile l are (left Newfoundland; and Headquarters *I
to right) Verlin Arnett Arthur Heath and Raymond Miller. Back
chairman of the social com- Gold digger: A girl who mines row (left to right) Gene Hartman Vlrgillo DeLacrnz, John Living ,.Cold Weather Battalion, /

mittee, at extension 627. her own business. stone, and Claude Walters. Bridgeport! Calif. Ir

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,Page Four JAX AIR NEWS 10 May 1956

_______.. --A I Good Conduct Medals\

Awarded To Three
'2 / .
Three Good Conduct Medals

) were awarded to Navy Personnelby

Capt. Henry C. DeLong, Commanding -
I WI Officer of NATTcenter
in ceremonies held last week.

0 Receiving the awards were
Kt 'r Jya Ralph Banning, AK1; Edward

: Nance, AE3; and Clifford Stone,

ADI. Nance and Stone are from
Aviation Electrician's Mato

r School and Banning from Avia.
.j. : tion Storekeeper School.

MDB Assessment Due

Mutual Death Benefit Society

members are reminded that assessment *

'c I ci'i; No. 61 is due and pay.

'2 Eli I able May 15.

Laundry has really rone modern. The tale of a shirt in the new
$10,000 unit which "does up" a shirt at the rate of one every
minute, is shown, in the above and right photos. The six-section
unit operates on the assembly plan, with sleeves (left, above)
pressed first; followed by pressing of the cuffs; then the collar:
the yoke; the front and back pressed simultaneously (left in right
photo); and finally step No. 6, with the shirt folded over the
usual cardboard Insert. Two operators switch the garments from
section to section, with all else done automatically. The ironing
board, like the kitchen range, is fast becoming obsolete in this
electronics age.Laundry. *
i :

Gives Super-Service;. fr

Can Turn Out 600 Shirts Daily

Automation has come to NAS Jax with the complete

remodeling of the Navy Exchange Laundry. _
Although long-range plans are
includes steel reversible sorters,
not yet complete, when all the which save considerable time;
has been Installed
modern equipment -
new stainless steel equipment in '
the laundry will be com-
the wash section; an automatic
parable to any large city estab- device for unloading the washing

lishment in Florida. machines; and other equipment Cost Increase Voted IntoDependentMedicareBill
Police Pick
.One of the main features is the designed to step up efficiency in Up

recent installation of a $10,000 time and l labor PetsSince
(installed) cabinet type shirt unit. Stray
Laid out in a hollow square, with April 25, when Station
motor driven button machine for
two operators working in the I
police started picking up stray
center area, the unit presses restoring lost buttons; an auto- Cost provisions of the Dependent Medical Care bill (HR 9428)as ) pets aboard the Naval Air Sta-

men's shirts on an assembly sys matic paper wrapper, saving con- passed by the House, have been amended by the Senate Armed tion, 19 dogs and 14 cats have
tem at a minimum rate of 60 an siderable in waste paper; and a Services committee so as to mean considerable more expense to the been impounded.
hour. The operators merely trans- pre-conditioning tumbler''which average serviceman: than the $25 maximum of the original bill.
prepares flat work to just the Of the dogs, 14 lucky ones
fer the shirts from one pressing According to the Senate group's
right degree of dampness to run anteed by the bill the maximum. were returned to their owners.
section to the next. First pressedare through the ironers. This last will amendments, a serviceman whose Under the House bill the Sec- The rest, including all the cats,

the sleeves, then cuffs, col- be a real asset as a tremendous dependents are getting care at a retary of Defense was given the plus a litter of kittens, headedfor
lar, yoke, back and front, and finally civilian hospital will pay either of
amount of mattress covers are, option contracting for civiliancare the last round-up as they
the shirt is neatly folded laundered here. $25 or the equivalent of the sub for retired men and their dependents were delivered to the Humane

over the customary cardboard insert The sistence rate, at Defense facilities, and for dependent par- \ Society in Jacksonville.The .
all accomplished b y the Navy Exchange Laundrydoes whichever is greater. The subsist-
ents and This
no dry cleaning, which is option hunt still goes on, police
unit .
pressing ence rate is about $1.75 a day. For
was removed by the committee.
handled by contract with local I headquarters reports, but the
IN TRAINING in use of the I dependents in civilian hospitalsmore I .
dry cleaning establishments. But is thinning out.
unit are Roberta Campbell'and than two weeks, therefore, .
in emergencies enlisted personnel Most of the dogs claimed had
Almeta Francis. When they he will pay more than $25. The House bill also provided
may get their blues pressed.In s and were
achieve maximum proficiencythey minimums, to be included in license
charge of the laundry is EarleL. any properly Owners of
can turn out 600 shirts a Appleby, :who came here from The House bill provided that a contract, consisting of semiprivate dogs who.were not so equippedhave

day.Another Guam a year ago and has been serviceman would pay the first accommodations for one been instructed to see

important improve- In the laundry business "all my $25 of any hospital cost and noth year; complete maternity care, that they are, and told if a
ment in a new ventilating system
life. While on Guam Appleby ing more. medical and surgical care inci- second violation of NAS Jax
far effective than the
i more
formerly in use which sucked the served with Lcdr. Frank Burk- Also written into the bill by the dent to hospitalization for bodily Instruction 5512.7A occurs, the

hot air back in almost as fastas head, now Navy Exchange Of Senate committee is a clause cut- injury or for an operation. Theseare animal may be permanently

it blew out. A self-service sys- ficer at NAS, who was instru- ting out civilian care for retired now maximums, precludingextras restricted from the Station.

tem recently established permits mental in bringing Appleby personnel and all dependentsother such as outpatient care. The instruction states that
The bill now goes to the Senate
Jacksonville.All .
customers to pick up their own than wives and children; a "all pets permitted aboard
floor. When
profits derived from the clause making Reservists retired passes it still must
shall be confined on
packages from alphabetically arranged back to kept ,
racks and check them out laundry benefit military person under title III of Public Law 810 go deliberation the House for further not to exceed 12 feet, or under
at the desk. nel aboard the Station as they eligible for care in Defense facilities to iron out differ* the direct supervision of a responsible -
ences. The bill still
are turned over to the Welfare and provides coverage "
New equipment already on ; a clause making what person at all times.
and Recreation fund. for Coast Guard, Coast and
had bee1'the minimum
hand, in addition to the shirt unit, care guar- Geodetic Survey and Public

........ .. ..:..........::...............,... .:.':"..:..:.:.::...... Health Service personnel on an 5-Year Pins Go To

5,467 NamedAs equal services.basis with men of other Hospital ExchangersLapel

pins were awarded by
New CPOs -* I .
Floridian Named Honor Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl, comman-

The promotion list of 5,467 first .' Student ding officer of Naval Hospital
At-AE.D School three
Jacksonville April 27 to
class petty officers to acting chief I
went out to the fleet by radio and Dewey Walker, AEAN, of Wau- ,Hospital Navy Exchange em-
teletype last weekend, and shouldbe :,.., chula, Fla, was the honor student ployees for five years service.
followed by authorization this in last week's graduating class Employees awarded pins were

weekend or early next week in from Aviation Electrician's Mate Lou Rae Quarterman, manager of

the form of BuPers Notice 1430, : School, Class B at the Naval Air the Exchange; Lillie Durrance;

dated April 27. ... ,:... ,,; Technical Training Center. and Elizabeth Miller.

It is the largest number of chief) {" .. .. : Walker, who joined the Navy > .

promotions made in some years, '. ...' : .,.. .. :. 11 months ago, has been assigned AESchool_ Honors
with the first 1,147 CPO promo- : to VW-One in the Philippines for Earned By ShadyJesse

tions scheduled for May 16. Four .' '; duty.
Shady, AE-2,
additional of 1,080 each
groups "Papa, docs bigamy mean thata mouth, Iowa, was the honor stu
will be promoted on July J6,
man has wife dent in last week's graduatingclass
one too
Sept. 16, Nov. 16, and Jan. 16, many? Electrician'sMate
1957. COCKPIT CAPSULE This artist's conception shows how Father: "Not necessarily, son. from Aviation
All'initial CPO promotions will the standard cockpit capsule, shown recently at the Aeromedical A man can have one wife too I School, Class A at the Na
Association Meeting in Chicago can be used in various types of many and still not be a bigamist. val Air Technical Training Cen-
.. i i be "acting" appointments. After aircraft fighter (upper left), attack (upper right) and long- ter.
I three years satisfactory service in range bomber (lower). Since the cockpit can be interchangeable, Advertisement in a New York who the Navy in
grade E-7, the appointment a single or two-place model can be used with a variety of design Shady, joined
I pay configurations and combinations. Jettisoning sequence of the capsule newspaper: For Sale 1 pair of May, 1952, has been ordered to
t will become permanent, under will be Initiated by manual or automatic means, depending city shoes; owner returning to VP-40, North Island, Calif., wherehe
newly established policies. on the reason for escape Oklahoma formerly served with VR-32.


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1 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

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II VF-13 Strong Contender For Top Squadron' Honors I I

What' Atlantic Fleet fighter were recipients of individual "E" I Air Group Four to demonstrate pilot; at 15,000 feet and 35 hits per

squadron has set more rec- awards, 2,124 carrier landingswere naval aviation capabilities to high pilot at 25,000.

ords, achieved more outstand- recorded, and two pilots established ranking civilian and military of- Four pilots won "E"'s at 15,000
individual Atlantic ficials during a Joint Civilian Orientation and 11 at 25,000.
The CPO Club is going to honor I ing performances, and recorded Fleet gunnery: records. Consist- Cruise. An outstanding

and recognize the wives of E-7s more "firsts" than any other ently outstanding maintenancemade performance earned them a "well Capt. Russ Rogers, exchange
I this remarkable record done." pilot, who was the first Air Force
:serving aboard the Naval Air fighter unit? possible '
officer to qualify on an angled
:Station, on Mothers' Day, Sunday, To determine which one wouldbe Meanwhile the detachment left deck carrier, also clobbered 100

,May 13. tough, however, Jacksonville Early 1955 saw Lt. Roy McLain at NAS Cecil Field had flown to hits into the 25,000 foot banner,

No cooking or dish washing for Fighter Squadion 13, a unit of win the 1955 Naval Aviation the USS Bennington for qualify- chalking up another AirLant rec-

,the wife as far as the club is concerned Air Task Group 201, would be an News "Dew Jug" award by scor- ing trials. Qualifications com- ord and scoring another "first'**

A free turkey dinner or outstanding contender for the ti. ing an unprecedented 126 hits out plete, VF-13 re-grouped at Cecil for Air Force exchange pilots.
II. free prime roast beef dinner tle. of 150 rounds at 15,000 feet. Field and made final prepara-

will be served her, whichever she F9F-8 I UNDER COMMAND tions for a six week shakedown RETURNING HOME, VF-13 be-
Flying Cougars, the THE \ of
dinner will be served cruise aboard the came the first Cougar squadronto
The Bennington.
:prefers. squadron recently returned from Comdr. L. B. McCuddin who, carrier qualify utilizing the
from 1300 to 1600. six months Pacific duty aboardthe without.-any previous jet experience PRECEDING TWO weeks cf mirror landing system. With refresher -

The turkey dinner will be a USS Bennington, culminatinga won an "E" in March 1955, concentrated air-to-air gunnery qualifications over, VF-43

cold buffet and will be served in justifiably proud and outstand- VF-13 worked seven days a, week training at Leeward Point, all pilots fired another 25,000 foot complexat

the patio next to the swimmingpool ing 18-month record. during March-April in prepara- qualified for inflight refueling NAAS Mayport, resulting in

and bathing"- suits are per- IN SEPTEMBER 1954, It was tion for May carrier qualifica five individual "E'),. ,
mitted. tions. *
the first Atlantic Fleet unit to receive Competitive gunnery exercises In October VF-13 joined ATG-
The roast beef dinner will be the Cougars in which VF-13 Twelve pilots, led by the skip- followed. Fighter Squadron 13 established 201 for its Pacific cruise aboardthe

served' in the 'dining room. Club pilots have totaled 10,000 hours per, flew aboard the USS Intrepid new !Air Force, Atlantic Bennington. Pilots recorded

officials pointed out that bathing flying from two carriers and such where following; a successful Fleet radar gunnery records witha 1,950 air hours and made 1,120
suits are not allowed in the din- diverse air strips as Leeward qualifying period, joined Carrier squadron average of 39 hits pert carrier landings.
or in the bar. The priceof
ing room Point
; Atsugi, Japan and
either dinner for the males is Sangley-Point, Philippines. At Subic Bay, Philippines, VF-
only $1.25 and 75 cents for the 13 tired a strafing compex with

children. In addition, a free per- The unit garnered two Atlantic the cooperation of Air Force'per-

manent wave will be awarded to Fleet gunnery records, 35 pilots sonnel on Crow Valley Target.

some lucky wife. Three pilots qualified for "E"s, Including -

Due to the huge crowd expected LtJg( ) Harold Barnes who

for this event, rain or shine, became the squadron's; only triple

club officials request that patrons "E" winner In 1958. .
utilize the large parking lot located 4s -
across the street from the j j'a

club. The dinner will be followed SALTY HUMOR FROM Some Servicemen

by a continuous juke box dance, 4S# 'qp

on the patio. HERE AND THEREThen May Slice Ready

there was the traveler

who asked a native of a Demote Reserve Pledge

: region in the Ozarks if he didn't
have trouble getting the necessi- Servicemen on active dutyon

ties of life in that inaccessiblespot. a ,.y, + August 9, 1955, who will be
separated prior to July 1, 1957,

"Yes we do," said the moun now have an opportunity to

taineer, "and half the time whenwe 94 cut their ready reserve obliga-

do get it it aint fit to drink." 1 tion to one year.

News of the week around the Eligible separatees may joina
servicewomen's barracks 'is the ssa ready unit
a2'd reserve particl-
Voice from rear of taxi: "Whyare
preparations now being made for driver I pate satisfactorily for 12
stopping, ?
the gala picnic to be held for Driver you : "I heard someone tell months, and thus qualify for
Waves, Lady Marines, and guests, r transfer to the standby re-
me to stop.
Saturday, May 12, at the Skeet serve.
she wasn'ttalking
Voice: "Drive on,
Club, located on the Station. to The option, which must be
The day of food, dancing, taken up before July 1, 1957--
games, and general relaxationwill is not offered to Reserve
begin at 1200 and continue Two gals were airing their Forces Act trainees.

until the late hours of the even- troubles.
"I'd said Soldiers, in particular, are
lie to get a ,
ing. Make plans now to attend the
< Wave's picnic and join in the fun. the first. "My husband and I just FIRST TO BUY Scout,Terry Merrifield\ of Troop and Explorer being encouraged to take ad-
don't get along." Group 131 rot away to an early start in selling tickets to vantage this opportunity as
"Why don't you sue him for the Troop 131-Crackerjax benefit Softball game scheduled on the. soon as possible so that the .
The Wave's Lounge located in other Hospital diamond June 12. He sold his first ticket to Capt. Henry Army may capitalize on their
asked the
? ,
Building 722 will be closed effee4 incompatibility C. Delong (left), commanding officer of NATTCcnter. military experience
:, tive May 16 for the summer sympathetically."I .
if I could catch him strengthen ready reserve units.;
/ months. The Lounge will only be the second sin- Model Planes Readied For .
|( open on request for parties and at it, announced I

'1 special women wanting, Any make service-use of cerely. 'Dog Fight' Saturday May 19Fans Chap. McNally

the Lounge during this period As the music started, a timid ,

:should contact Lt. Joan Zook, seaman lurking in the"Pardon background who will thrill to the simulated jet air attack of the Station Ordered To

'Dorothy Wagner NATTCenter miss, he said to a young lady" will see a different kind of aerial maneuvering shortly thereafter. West Coast
Wave "may I have the next dance?
: "I'm sorry, but I never dance Members of the Flying Rebels performed in such combat antics I
Capt. Herbert '
P. McNally who
WAVE OF TilE WEEK Mel- with a child," she said with a Model Airplane Club of Jackson- was at.the half-time show of the has served senior
as chaplain of
ville will put their varied types Bowl
supercilious smile. Gator game in Jax last New
nee Grant, for the'top notch per- the Naval Air Station and chap.
thousand !" replied aircraft through aerial maneu- Year's before
pardons fans.
"Oh, a Day 40,000 :
formance lain
she turned in while of St. Edward's Catholic
the young sailor, "I didn't vers, topped off by a "dog fight". The show was a definite hit. !
playing short for the Wave Chapel since
stop model April, 1954, has received
The last time these planes
realize your condition. Clifford Hampson, DTC, of NAS
Crackerjax softball combine. Mel- orders to report on June
nee was transferred to Air Con- Dispensary, spokesman for the 15 at the Naval Hospital, Corona,
said that all of
trol group, types
School in Olathe, Kansas Calif.
aircraft will be on display and the
Tuesday. Mba.b He will leave
pa,4"Jw Jacsonville
combat tactics show will follow some-
simulated jet attack. Accord- time next week.
WANT TO SEE a good team in
action? Here's your chance, ser- .,, ys" A, Ms, ing to Hampson, some of the Father Mc-
vicewomen. Your Wave softball members operate radio controlled Nally was ordained -
craft 'while others what
unit will take to the field Friday : operate priest in
known U-controlled models
and Saturday night for its first are as June, 1928, and
I Hampson said that radio-con
home season.
games of the At
: is a member of
trolled models
are operated
1930 on a
Friday, the Crackerjax will
play ,the men's team from the t .." 'very low wave band, granted to the Jesuit So-

hospital on their field and Satur- < 'xt F wr .. 3.r modelers by the Federal Com- ciety. He enter

day at 1930 the' locals will meet r. munications Commission, and ed the Navy in
M nn h that the radio transmitters havea
the Prudential Insurance Jn 1 '>
crew IMiI
w. fly MM..O Capt. McNally\ 1941 after
from Jax on Enterprise diamond. w legal output of not 'more than
teaching 13 in Jesuit
five watts. years high
Come on out and cheer teamon. ,
your '''''' .
iii' The U-Control plane can attaina schools in. Brooklyn, Buffalo and

,* FUTURE LANDING METHOD\ ? A landing craft makes Its speed in flight of 75 miles per Washington, D. C.' During World
way to the beach In this artist's conception of a new method of hour, while the radio controlled : War II he saw action at Tarawa,
Judy Dirkson, Betty Deno, Del launching assault boats from airplanes. The boat is attached to the
Enlwetok and other Islands In
s'\ the
Tussler, and Joy Schrader, are all plane or placed Inside It. When the plane, equipped with hydro- type are much ower. The flying
fellow shipmates waiting to hear lift skis, hits the water, the boat Is released and heads for the 'club was organized 15 years ago Pacific.
from at the Naval hospital. beach under its own power. The aircraft can then take off and in Jacksonville and is one of the Ltjg( ) J. V. Boreczky, will assume
Mail that you card to them return to th- loading point for a returning boat. The system has oldest,model clubs in the United the duty of chaplain at St.Edward's .
get-well beed patented by E. B. Pierce of the All American EngineeringCo.
today.. ., Wilmington, Delaware. States (See Photo Page 1)) ChapeLI


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With Station Bowlers Fliers' LinksmenOff

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4 ; Pensacola
To the complete surprise of no t'C...<' > H{>
and Ernie O'Neal paving the way, "" Y
one, ComFalrJax virtually Airman Preps-One moved into : <,, 1 Four Jax Flier golfers were off
wrapped the American half
up second spot in the NATTCenter to Pensacoia Monday for nearly a
of the Mainside Bowling League
with 40victory bowling league by taking four full week of links activity, high-
this week a smashing
from Support Splinters last week. lighted by play in the Pensacola
second-place Supply.
Third place Aviation Ordnancemen v Invitational Tourney which is
The shutout decision was actu- d
dropped down by losing four T open to both professionals'and
ally the straw that broke thecattlel's amateurs.
points to NAWS-Three as George
back because it left the
Blessinger had games of 213 and Composed of Chuck Summitt ,
amazing, Fleet Air club a total of
Dill Scarbrough, Joe MacDonaldand
20 games ahead of Supply with ,206.The 4,
Blockbusters bounced back, Bob Thiel, the quartet was
just 20 left to play.
games however, on Thursday, and broke slated to take on the varsity Goshawks *
Things were still popping in the
even with the league-leading Tuesday and then begin
National division, too, where the NAWS-One squad. Don Horn play in.the invitational meet yesterday -
title picture clear or cloud:
may .
started with 117 game but came :
after tonight's match between
back with a 209 and 221 for a 547. Jax Navy prepped for the Pen-
league-leading VA-172's Bluebells
Chuck Summitt collected a 201 sacola trip with an easy 16-2 vic-
and VC-62. v
runner-up for the Ordnancemen. Tom Barer r tory over Stetson University'

FASRON 6 continued its long ; the league's leading bowler: linksters last Saturday in a

winning skein with a 4-0 win held his ground as he came up match on the Station.
over VP-16, leaving the Service I
with a 558 set. ; PLAYING WITHOUT the services -
Squadron bowlers a scant one
Aviation Storekeepers got back _._ of their ace, Bill Scarbrough,
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game out from of second first. and only four into the win column by taking -mim s;BATTING" ACE ='One" of the-brl'b'in ; the Fliers proceeded to mop up

games three from NAWS-Two. JAX Navy Fliers' infield this reason is shortstop Pete 'tb-1 on the Hatters for the second timeIn

The Bluebells were idle duringthe I Aviation Ground Officers continued who also seems to be no slouch at the plate. Pete currently) I a week. They had previously
week, and the VC-62 keg' thefr late season rally by the Fliers with a healthy .416 batting average for the first 12 : beaten'them, 12&-5%, in a matchat
crew might just as well have runes. He is attached to VAII-1. The Fliers meet Fort Denning
Deland last weekend.
taking four points from AN-P-
in a two-came series here Friday and Saturday
been as it received a forfeit decision -
Summitt and Walt Strader
Two and Support Splinters. Dick
from VF-22. Graham paced the Ensigns Tues- paved the way for Jacksonvilleby

The week's best team showingcame day with a 206, and Chuck De- Sparkles Eye 5th Straight taking all nine of the pointsin
in the showdown between'"ComFairJax their foursome
Marco was top man Thursday. garnering three
and Supply as the
Tear \V J. J"f't Ave.NAWS each on individual performancesand
Fleet Airmen racked up a 2,560 95 5 .9'(1 849
series, bringing its record to 73-3 ANP Schnol 1 :::1 iJ :rn.NAW83 788AU '768 Center Softball Crown the an best additional ball showing.trio of tallieson ,
58 40 .M1' 740
for the The winners took .
year. AK School 5.1 41 .5.<<> 761 Sam Dalzell and Mike Benak
the first game, 786-771; the second NAWS-2$. 3M 42 M 58 .413.420 '732 12lS : The Sparkles from Aviation Electrician's Mate School have captured all but two of the nine

game by a wide 907-707 margin, AGO School 41 59 .410 741ANP2 the inside track for their fifth straight title in the NATTCenter points in the second foursome,

and then swept the final game, 11. .79 .171 677 Softball league as a result of last, week's play. letting the Fliers coast home com-

867774.LEN CURTIS broke loose witha The NAS 0 & R League woundup With three straight wins and defeat Airman Preps 91. Jim Es- fortably. The Fliers' scores included -

585 set which included two its final meeting of the season no defeats, the Sparkles were tes hurled nine strikeouts and a a 74 by Summitt, Strader's
76 78 Dalzell and
games of 215 and 211, and his last Friday night with two atop the circuit, one game aheadof one-hitter for the Sparkles. 88., a by Benak'sNetmen

teammate George Johnson scoreda team matches and the loop's an- Aviation Ordnancemen who NATTCenter Softball e .

534 with a high game of 226. nual sweepstakes tourney. were upsetby: the Support Splin- Team W L
ters, 54. AE-l School 3 0
Curtis also turned in a 548 First "old business" to be con- Row
against 0 & R earlier in the week. cluded was the fourth place play- A FOUR-RUN RALLY in the AO School 5 1

Pat Cogan outdid Curtis for the off battle between Production final inning brought the Splintersa AN-P School 3 2 To FloridaAlthough

evening's honors, however, scor- Planning and Planning No. Two victory. Bobby Ward singled, Special Services 3 2

ing a 586 for Supply on steady which ended the season .in a Bill Lyons singled and.Jerry Perkins MarAvDet 3 2 the Jax Navy tennis
195 192 199 bowling. deadlock with 50% points apiece. was safe on an error. Then NavAirWeaps 2 2 team absorbed a 7.2 beating at
Tony Gonzales of Special Services Gene Smith singled and with AGO School 1 2 the. hands of Florida Universitylast

rolled a 232 game and a Planning No. 2 downed the Buddy Drew's double, four runs Administration 1 4 Saturday, their immediate

522 set in leading his club to a Production team, 2-1, coming had crossed the plate. AE-2 School 0 5 thoughts weren't of losing this
from behind to take the final two .
4.0 Public Works
triumph over Earlier the Ordnancemen had
and AI Havens of VA-175 rackedup games after their opponents had downed AE School's number two NAWS Finishes. Flier Coach Jack Candland was

a 530 set in a match with VF- won the opener. Scores for the team 15-4 with Joe Thornton, more concerned whether his team

Planning No. 2 crew were 745 Bill Vinovich. and Ron Werchenski I would have enough personnelthis
173.Other 735 758, while the Production Unbeaten InBadminton
500-plus performances of doing the heavy sticking be- weekend to face Florida
the week included: Joe Palermo Planners chalked up a 769 698 hind the pitching of Mel Robbins. Southern in a scheduled match.

of VA-44, 502; Frank Duke of 0 706 card for the evening. The local netters, hit hard by

& R, 510; Clarence Hennings of The champion Accessories ag- FRANK FOSBENNER'S homer transfers to key personnel and

O & R, 530; Ray McQueen of gregation easily defeated runner- and single and a brace of.hits by Naval Air Weapons System plagued by numerous other man

NAMTD, 503; and Eben Hall of up Assembly in a post season Fred Dammeyer helped AE OnesDOUBLES School's 4-man badminton team power problems, will be rather

ComFair Jax, 512. match based on scratch scores. --- swept through the NATTCenter hard pressed to field a strong

AMKK1CAXTrw : Top sweepstakes honors and an badminton doubles league withouta team against the visitors Satur-

ComKalrJtx W 7.1: 1.3 :Pet.*! attached cash prize went to Nat defeat to capture the title aheadof

Supply Boathouse 53 48 2.6'i11 28: ..632NAMTU Barber of Engineering who rolled second-place Airman Preparatory day.Last weekend the Fliers jour

4.1 46 29 30 .5OT..605FAWU I a set total of 687, including his School. neyed to Gainesville and were .
Personnel 45 31 ,5'tt handicap. The team of Bill Botthoff, rather rudely received by their
Electronic 45 31 .592 Steve Varnes Ben Rotter and powerful hosts who six
Special Service* 39 33 .542 Other sweepstakes prize win- won sing-
O Dispensary& R 39 37 39 37 ,.513.487 ners and their sets included John Norbert Johnson won 12 straight les matches and one of three

Public Works 12 64 .158 Onstott, 642; C. L. Register, 639; a matches in the circuit, clinchingthe doubles matches in posting an

NARTU\Vavw 8 O 60 80 ..117.000 J. W. Seegars, 631; Buczek, 624; title last week with a 2-0 vic- easy 7-2 decision.

Team NATIONAL W It Fti. Bill Naylor, 609; '''R. J. Rogers, tory over Aviation Ordnancemen.Last Only in the doubles category

VA-172 DB 60 12 $ 1 604; George Cherry, 601; R. J. week's results: where the teams of Leon" Wilson-
VC-62 59 17 .776 I :Powell-Copertino SS defeated Jack 'Candland and Jim Brown-
Fasron 3 58 18 .763 Lyle, 596; J. C. Ostertag, 595; W. ,
Communication VA-44 47 44 25 28 .61.635\ W. Jarmon, 594; and Charles. Russo-Farrell, AK, 21-14 and 21- Gordon Eldridge garnered the
V"'.22 42 30 .8.1 Brumbaugh, 593. a 15; Hopkins-Pless, SS, defeated team's lone points, were the Fliers

VAH-1 VA-172 ItS 41 27 32 49 .579..355VW4 .5. Rhodes-Revis, AK, 21-6 and 214. able to make a real threat.

248 .333 Varnes-Johnson, NAWS, defeated Wilson, playing his final match
VP.16 22 46 .324 The newly designated Pop
Backlund-Keiper AO 15-21 21- for the Fliers before being transferred
VA-175 21 47 :J09 Turner Memorial -
VF-4:1: .19 M .264 Bowling 15 and 21-16 Rotter-Botthoff lost out to Dick Leslie in
VF-173 ; 67 .069 League, known officially in the ; a '
NAWS, defeated Pfluger-Man- red-hot singles match won by the
past as the Station Civilian
With Francis "Red" Greenwood Mixed Summer ning. AO. 21-8 and 2110. collegian, 4-6, 8.6 and 75.
League, gets underway -
Bertm o-Bruner, AN-P, defeated Bob Szerwonky of Florida 1
tonight at 1900 on the
Cannon Snares Honors Springfield Alleys. Gipple-Mprtha, MAD, 21-18, trimmed Candland, 6-2, 6-1, and
14-21, and 21-15; Rowe-Witt, ANP Flier Dave Schultz was droppedby
In. Blind BogeyCraig Loop officers will be elected defeated Driggers-Connelly, Augie Lecann, 6-4, 63. Other

Cannon was the lone prior to the first bowling session, 21-7, 2115. Aviation Storekeeperstook results included: George King

winner of the weekly Blind Bogey and 12 five-man teams are slatedto a forfeit from AGO Schoolin (Florida) over Hunter Bell (Jax)

golf 'tourney on the Station open the 16-week title chase. the first match and RussoFarrell 7-5, 6-2; Carl Wickstrom (Flori-

links Saturday afternoon, bestinga The league is being renamedthis AK, defeated Loppnow-Get- da) over Brown (Jax), 6-0, 6-0;

small field of less than 20 local Summer in honor of Pop i chell, AGO, 21-8, 21.17 in the Steve Marshall (Florida) over

golfers. Turner, one of the Station's first CHAMPS Grabbing second match. Eldridge (Jax), 1-6, 6-1, 6-4.

Cannon wisely chose a handi- and most avid bowling fans, who off their first team title Backlund-Reiter, AO, defeated. In doubles play: WilsonCand-

cap of 22 strokes to complementhis I died only last year. badminton of the players this from quartet Naval of Gipple-Martha, MAD, 21-12 and land defeated SzerwonkyKingFlorida

18-hole total of 101, qualifyinghim I There are still a number of Air Weapons System School 2523. Pfluger-Manning, AO, defeated ( ), 7-5, 6-2; Lecann-Mar-

for the post-tourney prize openings available to Station took the doubles title in NATT Conley-Balley, MAD, 21-6, shall'(Florida) defeated Schultz-

drawing for shooters of scores between military and civilian personnelon Center action completed last and 217. Gipple-Martha, MAD, Bell (Jax), 6-4.6-3; and Eldridge-

7080. His net score of 79 the teams in th$ circuit. Interested week. Standing, left, Ben defeated Babcock-Closson, AGO, Brown (Jax) defeated Wickstromand
attend the Hotter, with Norbert 21-2 and 214. Conley-Bailey Frank Miller (Florida) 6-4,
was the figure. drawn from the keglers should Kneeling are Steve Varnes, ,
hat. opening session this evening. (left) and Bill Botthof. MAD, won by forfeit. 62.

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iii- '- aI.T Three Tie For Top Spot

L 1ri I In Mainside Golf Play

v Rain washed out most of the opening week's action in the Main-

side Golf League, but 10 of the loop's 15 clubs did manage to 'open
J their round-robin schedules.

VC-62, NARTU and VAH-1 Westmoreland, Jaye Maze and
blasted out opening round victories Tony Gonzales to deadlock the

q 4r for a three-way partnershipof final issue.In .
//p t first place, and fourth place the week's only other'ac-
was snarled by a four-way tan- tion, ComFairJax and Operations

., gle among ComFairJax, Opera- battled to a 3-3 draw as John
rv tions, Administration and Fasron Burhans and John Dierker offset

Six. I: full point wins by Carl Yarborough I
Fi: Ck 3, i 1 1 1A THE COMPRON 6 2 crew open- and Howard Greer of Op-
ed up with a 5-1 decision over I erations.

VP-18 as Lee Blodgett fired a.. Standings as of Monday (A.M.),
nine-hole score of 42 to lead the
Team Pts.W.Pts.L. Pet.
winners. Blodgett picked up a' VC-62 5 1 .833

L4 k\ i point for VC-62 as did George NARTU I 5 1 .833
Oakes, John Osmond, If II. Dor- VAJI-1 5 1 .833
TWO UP, TWO DOWN The Ensigns from Aviation Ground Officers School ;two up on the man and Pete MongilardL I ComFairJax 3 3 .500
Airman Preparatory School Marines at the end of the first two sports for the Capt. Henry C. De- Jim Robinson's win
I Long Trophy at NATTCenter. Holding the basketball trophy is Lcdr. Vincent Anania, of AGO Only over Operations 3 3 .500
School. The Ensigns also won the badminton singles title. Left to right are Capt. DeLong, commanding Del Evans kept the Patrol Squadron Adminis. 3 3 .500
officer of NAS Jax; Lcdr. Anania; Capt. "Wooz" Wozencraft; Red Shelton; and Bill Churchill, from getting shut out. Rob- Fasron 6 3 3 .500
coaches and players of the runner-up AN-P School basketball and badminton teams. inson fired a 52 and Evans had a I' VP-18 1 5 .167

53. 'A-U t 5 .167
AN-P Leads Defending champion NARTU's A-172 1 5 .167
,.v tough link unit which featuresthe Supply 0 0 .000
Battle ForDeLong plays of its old regulars:. Marines 0 0 .000
Steve Biltz, Jack Piva George FAW.ll 0 0 .000
Frye, Jim Ellis, Dan Home and Hospital 0 0 .000
CupThree Al Knutson, stormed past VA44as Fasron 109 0 0 .000
everyone got into the scoringact. .

second places in NATT- %
Center spring athletics have VA-44 GARNERED its lone
put Airmen Preparatory Schoolin point in the win column on a i
a long lead in points for the pair of splits; Jack Rader managed -
Captain Henry C. DeLong tro a ',4 Vi deadlock with
phy. The Preps have 2,733 as a Fasron 109 Moves Into Home, and George Szabo tied
result of runner-up titles in Ellis for the other half point.(
basketball, badminton singles Biltz led NARTU with a 40 -
and badminton doubles. Mainside Loop LeadFasron the best score of the week in the (Personnel are {invited to visit
Aviation Ground Officers circuit-and Mel Gamache ,was the USO Servicemen's Club at 37
School, with first places in bas- 109 temporarily got the jump on its 23 other Mainside close behind for the losers witha West Monroe St. The club is open
ketball and badminton singles, Softball League opponents this week, picking up two victories to 41. from 0900 to 2230 daily).
ranks second, followed by Na- move into the No. 1 spot ahead of four other unbeaten ball clubs. VAH-1 also turned up with a Thursday, May 10-2000, Sur-
val Air Weapons System School The Service Squadron currently 5.1 slate when Dick Wetmore, prise Nite.
which captured the badminton Standings as of Tuesday (A.M.), Lynn Cornie, Jessie Bush. Mitch
roosts alone in first place witha Friday, May 11 2000, Good
May 8:
doubles title. 4-0 record after knocking off Mishler and Harlan Baklcc all food at snack bar; dancing.
The standings: Airman School, Teams W L Pet. produced points in a match with
winless Personnel, 16-1, and get Saturday, May 12-1000, Open ,
2738; AGO School, 2224; Nav- ting a 7-0 charity boost in the. Fasron 109 4 0 1.000 VA-172. Wetmore, O. Z. Williamsand house all day to midnite; 2000,
AirWeaps School, 2154; Mar- form of a forfeit from VF-171. VC-62 3 0 1.000 Cornie fired low tallies of 42, dancing, TV.Sunday .
AvDet, 1675; AO School, 1550; Should the Fasronitcs slip, VP-18 3 0 1.000 but Williams lost his contest via May 13- 1000, Coffee
AE School, 1513; SupSplinters, however, they might find them- Marines 3 0 1.000 the handicap route to John Lloydof hour and off to Church; 1730, Ves-
VA-175 0 1.000
1260; AK School, 1121; Admin- selves skidding past a quartet of VA-172. pers and refreshments; 2000, Free
istration, 314.Pistolmen. VA-44 3 1 .750 Fasron 6 and NAS Administration movie.
> other clubs which are close be- Hospital 3 1 .750 split, 3-3, as the ServiceSquadron's
Monday, May 14 1900, Ting
hind with 3-0 slates. VC-62, VP- VW-4 3 1 .750 Walt Chaffin cardeda

ScoreAt 18, Marines and VA-175 still BOQ 2 1 .667 gross score of 44 to lead both pong.
the unbeaten column. Tuesday, May 15-2000, Bingo,
grace Operations 2 1 .667
teams. Chaffin, Jim Peil and Max
RAIN PUT A SEVERE crimp Communications 2 2 .500 Replogle clubbed their way to 4 as-
GainesvilleSix into the loop's activity, but there VP-16 2 2 .500 wins for Fasron 6, while their opponents
members of the local Navy were some signs at last that the VAH-1 2 2 .500 countered with points by Braves Return Home

pistol club journeyed to Gaines- league may be settling down from FAETU 2 2 .500 For 7 Days May 14
ville last Sunday for the monthly its track-meet scoring pace. VF-171 3' .429
club match there, and returned Despite Fasron 109's 16-1 romp VA-172 1 2 .333 SPORTSSCHEDULE Jacksonville's Sally League
with three medal awards. over the cellar-dwellers and NARTU 1 2 .333 Braves return to their home
Expert Class shooter Virgilio de BOQ's 20-5 shellacking of Fasron O & R 1 3 .250 bailiwick for an extensive seven-

La Cruz took third place, and his 6, there were some close contests, Supply 1 3 .250 day home stand May 14.
teammates, B. J. Maxik and M. S. VA-45 0, 3 .000 (For Week of May 10-16) The Braves clash with the rejuvenated -
Thompson, finished first in the too.The Marines edged O&R, 3-2, ComFairJax 0 3 .000 Baseball: Jax Fliers vs. Fort Augusta, Ga. club in
Sharpshooter and Marksman and Hospital broke away from VF-173 0 3 .000 Benning at Mason Field, May 11- a four-game setto beginning May
Classes respectively. VW-4 with three runs in the fifth Fasron 8 0 4 .000 12; Fliers at Hunter. AFB, May 14, then take on the Macon Dod-

The match was an approved inning to win, 8-., with hurler Personnel .0 4 .000 1516. gers in a three-day series opening
event with scores counting towarda Jack Boyd limiting the Hurri- Softball: Crackerjax at Norfolk May 18.
national classification. canes to a mere one hit. WEEKEND TIDE Navy, May 1112. All night games begin at 2000
Sunday's shooting trip providedthe IN ONE OF TIlE BEST contestsof HIGH LOW Golf: Jax Fliers at Pensacola and Sunday frays start at 1500. '
local shooters with a chance the VA-175 downed Hos- Invitational Tournament, to be Double headers Monday through
year, A.M P.M. A.M. P.M.Fri. .
to for the Sixth concluded 10 Fliers Pope'AFB Saturday at 1830 while
prep upcoming pital, 2-1, knocking the corpsmen 8:21: 8:47 2:10: 2:12: May ; vs. commence ,
Naval District tournament in from the undefeated ranks. Sat. 9:12: 9:39: 2:59: 3:02: here, May 11. Sunday double-bills begin at 1330.
June. Local marksmen finishingin Tennis: Fliers at Florida'Southern The Jacksonville Ball Park is
VP-16 knocked off VF-171, 14- Sun 10:05: 10:32: 3:51: 3:56:
the title brackets of that event scattered six hits College, May 12. located. near the Gator BowL
4, as Larry Tuso
will have a chance to fire in the
-two of them by Herb Chapman.The .

Atlantic later The in minister-the Fleet year.4.' came.championships to dinner frame close Patrol with 5-4 Bombers nine contest tallies in broke the that sixth opena left | Crackerjax tt Men's Team Friday | J

with his collar unbuttoned. "I no doubt about the outcome.Joe _
have a very painful boil on my Hawkins notched his sec- Jax Navy's Crackerjax are hoping dampened the Station girls' soft- nings.
neck," he apologized, "but thin, ond win of the season in pitching for a better break with the ball activities last weekend from JAX NAVY LED off the first
We must endure such misfortunes Operations to a 12-3 triumph over Florida weatherman for the next Friday evening to Sunday, twice inning with a score which came
Communications. Hawkins allow- two days than they received last choice the Ga-
with patience. Suffering is inflic- cancelling out the local Waves' on a fielder's and
ted on us at times to try us." ed only four hits while his mound weekend.The tor lassies followed suit in the
George Farr, gave up local girls-in-blue will be scheduled clash with the Jacksonville (
The little 6-year-old listened opponent, bottom the second by platingthe
Bill Tatu and Leon Kilpat- against the Hospital men's Gator Girls.
and then inquired: "Well, if you seven. equalizer.,
slammed two safetiesfor evening at 1930 After unusually heavy dew
are supposed to suffer, why don't rick each team tomorrow an Then the rain came.
you button up your collar?" the winners. on the Corpsmen's diamond, and had washed away the game on
BOQ rapped out 21 hits to bury then on Saturday the Crackerjaxtake Friday evening, the I women's Diane Fitzpatrick worked on
Some 72,000 fluorescent lights Fasron Six, 20-5, as Hank Linder, on the Prudential ''Life Insurance clubs made another attempt to the hill for the Crackerjax in the
are required to light production Willie Walker, Milt Howard and women's crew from battle it out at 1300 Sunday. But : brief contest, striking out two
lines of one aircraft production Jim Frazier each hit safely three downtown Jacksonville on En- once again their diamond efforts I and Issuing one free pass, and the
plant; 32 carloads: of lights are times. Walker started on'the hill terprise Field. went for naught when the game I Gators countered with Rose
used each year. for BOQ and received the win. OL' MAN WEATHER literally was rained out after only two in- Christy on the mound.J .




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Army Tops Other Services In 'Br ins ActivateContinued( from Page 1

1 bdrm. lower FOR unfurn.RENT apt. $65. Whether the Army is picking In the past the Air Force 8.9;.Air Force, 7.8; Navy, 8.6.; the continuing shortage of skilled

2580 Riverside. 1 bdrm. upper up brighter men throughthe has been considered at the top Marines, 4.8. technicians in the Navy, and the
draft, or whether it just service in the "brains" depart- lag in men qualified as general
unfurn. apt. Avail. June 15. $70. has classed Is Group II ("Bright"); Air service petty officers who keep
more men as bright, ment, but now rated second
i 2580 Cowart.Riverside. Inquire Apt. #2. authenticated figures show thatit according to the survey The Force, 21.7; Army, 27.0; Mar- the technical billets filled. Under

leads the three other serv- Navy comes in third. ines, 22.9; Navy, 4 8. the new plan servicemen will be

3 Park rm. gar.St. Houston.apt. Furn. $60. 2601 ices in "brains." The figures covering the perIod Group III (Average) : Air qualified in part of the duties of

( 1 bdrm. furn. hse. Kitcn equip. While this .may come as a from July through December Force 44.5; Marines, 40.1; a technical rating and, upon exa-

$85. 4617 San Juan Ave., Lake- severe blow to the other ser- 1955, as revealed, show Army, 37.3; Navy, 22.2. mination, be promoted to petty
vices the worst hit of all is the listings officer third. Promotion to petty
shore. EV 92897. Williams. percentage in four intelligence Group IV (Below average):
4 rm. furn. apt. Car port. Avail. doughty Marine Corps which groups as follows: N a.v y, 27.2; Marines, 32.2; : officer' second, however, will not
May 15. 8308 Collins Rd. CO 4- ranks at the bottom. Group I (Superior); Army, Army, 26.8; Air Force, 18.0. come until a man has qualified
for all the duties of the general
5871. Tyner. service rate.
4 rm. unfurn. apt. Gar. $75. Inquire -
at 3684 Hedrick St. EV 9- :: } 17 Exchange The Navy also plans to go even

0766. Seymour.. further in setting vp additional

I Riverfront furn. apt. ,Dock and Fr Workers Net emergency service rates, in order
I boat priv. $70. Inquire 8637 to lessen the administrative load

Cordovia or call CO (-2792.I 5-Year Pins in accounting and distribution.
I I Porter. Plans now are to break down the

Will share home with working Seventeen employees of the general service commissarymanand
I girl. 5744 Blockthorn Rd. Hair. Navy Exchange were awarded ship's serviceman r.tes to
Will share 2 bdrm. hse. 4455 Mar- their five-year' pins last Wednes- various emergency lates. For instance

quette Ave. EV 9-1677 or EV 7- day by Capt. James J. McKinstry, the commissaryman rating
7394. Kirkland. will be broken down to-CSG -
NAS Supply Officer.
FOR SALE ship's cook; CSB-butcher; and
Speaking briefly to the. assem-
GSR baker.
2 bdrm..hse. Gar. Low equity, $59 bled group, Capt. McKinstry em- -
mo. 5560 Shorewood Rd. EV 8- phasized that the work of the Promotion opportunities are

6373. "five-year people" is one of the said to be good for strikers moving
3 bdrm. C. B. hse. 5711 BanyanDr. F \ major factors contributing to the into the new emergency serv-
., Wesconnctt. Ext. 551. Oliver ice rates.
.. efficient operation of a service. activity -
to :r :!, <, .
3 bdrm. C. B. hse. Nr. NAS & SKYLARK 600 Convair's Skylark 600, fastest commercial
pointed out that improve
Cecil Field. G. I. equity FL 9- transport In the world will look like this. The 80passengerallJet Families
1414. Ohva. plane will be built at the San Diego, Calif plant of Convair ments which have recently been
Division of General Dynamics Corporation The advanced four- accomplished were in many cases (Continued from Page 1
3 bdrm. bungalow. 5463 Allaman- engined Jet, designed to operate from 5,000-foot will
runways conceived and planned through signed the volunteers. The num-
da Dr. Lake Shore: EV 9-7142.
bring jet travel to almost everyone. Wingspan is 118 feet, fuselage the efforts
of these
Albritton. 118 feet and the top of the vertical fin will be 35 feet above the people. ber of children in each family

3 bdrm. hse. $10,500 total, FHA ground when the plane is resting on its tricycle landing gear. Each employee was then pre- will have been ascertained, and
sented his pin and a letter of
equity, $55 mo. 5052 LexingtonAve. corresponding pieces of luggage
EV 71339. Gates. congratulations as official recog-
3 bdrm. C. B. hse. Jax Beach. $750 No Benefits Paid If Your InjuryIs nition for faithful service to the anticipated.

CII 99840. Exchange. If the train pulls in at night,

3 bdrm. hse. Equity $1000, $50 mo. Through Willful Misconduct Those who were awarded pins the procedure will probably

5726 Knollwood Dr. Wesconnctt. i included Virginia Abernethy, take all families by bus to a BOQ
EV 7-5020. Orlowski. Rodger Bull, H. L. Dye, 'McDonald -
(This is the final in a series of articles on Federal Employees'Compensation now being opened and where, if
3 bdrm. hse. 1 Vi gar. $55 mo. 4542 Act with which all employees should be familiar). Edwards. Laurie Frank, Ella
Blount Ave. Ext. 649. Arnold. Gaskin, Alice Harris, Eva Harris, they wish, they may remain for
i 3 bdrm. hse. $58 mo. 6304 W. Pennant Suppse I Am Seriously Injured) increased 40% of $50 per month, Elsie Harward, Sevilla Kelly, 10 days. The BOQ has 350 rooms,
At Work And Because Of SuchlnJurJ'
I Dr. Cecil Field ext. 419. whichever is less, for injuries Maggie McCray, Mary Moore, with two 'single beds in a room.
Must Withdraw From All
Smalley. which occurred prior, to January Charlotte Simmons, Mildred Var-
The next volunteers
day may con-
Shall I Take Disability
3 bdrm. hse: Terms, $8700 total Employment. 1, 1941. enholt, Doretha Williams, Mary
Retirement Benefits Un tact their special families take
5105 Banshee Ave., Venetia 2. Wage rates in cases where Williams, Mary Wilson, Helen
Terrace. CO 4-5432. Thomson. der Civil Service Or Workmen's the injury occurred after Decem Butler, Robert Yahs, Gordon Mar- them around the city or beaches

3 bdrm. hse. G. I. equity $53 mo. Compensation? Many factors are ber 31, 1940, but prior to July 1, chus, Luberta Thomas, and Thel- where rental property is listed,
involved under retire-
6027 Sabre Dr. EV 74957. disability 1946, are to be increased by 10% mous Thomas. and get them "squared away."
ment, such as years of service,
Tucker. or $50 month whichever is
per ,
Further information on plans and
2 bdrm. hse. 6226 Pennant Dr. W., average annual salary, and attained less. ment. For Post Office cases sub- will
arrangements provided
Venetia EV age; also dependency con- stitute the date May 1, 1943, for as
Terrace. 74959. 3. Steps 1 and 2 refer to injury it is officially confirmed.
siderations. The best, in fact the that of January 1, 1941.
Blessinger.Lge. cases other than those of em- I
trailer for trade for equityin only reasonable approach, is for ployees of Post Office Depart- 4. Those with 100% loss or loss disability is $112.SQL unless your
furniture or hse. Hyde Grove each injured employee to obtain of use of major anatomical mem- monthly wage rate is less, in
Rd. EV 9-9495. (between 0800- through the ,Personnel Office of bers or serious disfigurement will which case you will receive your

1000)). Brock.Scouting. his establishment the guidanceof receive the benefits provided in full monthly rate. The most you
both the Bureau of Employees' the special schedule for perma can receive for a month of total

Compensation and the Civil Serv- nent injuries, if their injuries occurred disability is $525.00. In computingyour
SquadronsContinued ice Commission, and then decide after January 1, 1940. A wage rate, include amounts
( from Page 2)) which benefits to elect. major anatomical member here withheld for tax and retirement

Robert Johnston, AA; Edwin Are All Work Injuries Covered V ; means the complete loss or loss of purposes. Include also the valueof

Kennedy, AMAA; and Edward Under The Federal Employees' use of an eye, arm, hand, foot, or I any subsistence or quarters

Knipple, AMAA. Compensation Act? All personal leg.Next furnished you on the job.
Also Bobby Lepard, AA; Milo injuries at work and diseases let's consider those who, For periods of disability less

Lindland, AKAN; Robert Min proximately caused by the em- although they had no loss of wage than 91 calendar days, simply
tari, AA; Roger Parsons, AA: ployment are covered. But no earning capacity as of November multiply your daily wage rate by

Davis Rasbaugh, AA, and Tyrone benefits shall be paid if the Injury .: 1, 1949, nevertheless may have 9/4, and ,multiply the result by
Van Alsburgh. or death is caused by willful ., AdM.a sustained 100% loss of a major the number of work days you received -
Congratulations to 17 squadron misconduct of the employee or anatomical member on or after no pay because of your

members who have sewed on intention to bring about the in- January 1, J940. injury. Do not forget, however,
new rates. Helping to boost the r 1. Their rate which to deduct the
jury or death of himself or of an- wage upon 3 day waiting pe-
sale of "crows" at Small Stores other, or if the intoxication of compensation will be determinedwill riod where disability without pay
were: Leo Seroka, A01; William the injured employee is the prox +3 3r be increased as indicated is 21 days or less.

Sprague, AD2; Kenneth Krane imate cause of the injury or above. For periods of disability in ex-
fuss, AM2; Neal McGeachy, AD3; death. { '2. Effective October 14, 1949, cess of 90 calendar days, compen-
James Tomlinson, AD3; Stanley they will be entitled to the sched sation may be computed conven-
Weinel, AD3; Eugene. Sombo, Severe penalties apply to any- uled awards as listed for 100% iently in terms of a standard 52
AE3; Tommy Thames, AE3; John one who knowingly makes a loss of major anatomical mem- week year. Per annum workers
false statement in claim r.
Staiger, AK3, and Jacob Mercer, any or bers. need only to know their gross an-
A03. who accepts compensation bene- Finally, there is a special group, nual salary rate, apply either 2/3
Also James Babb, AT3; George fits where the right to benefits some of whom have sustained or 3/4 to such rate depending up-

Beezhold, AT3; Andrew Erickson, terminates on marriage. permanent loss or loss of use of on their dependency status, and
s AT3; Sherman Nelson AT3: Summarize For Me The Retro 6k minor anatomical members with- divide the result by 52 in orderto

William Roberts, Jr., AT3; Leo- active Features Of The New Act. in one year of enactment of the determine their weekly com-
nard Enderle, PN3; and Dominick) What Are My Rights Provided ,I Act, viz: October 14, 1949. Employees pensation rate.
Santamaria, YN3. Was Injured Prior To The Passage so affected may elect to Per diem workers disabled for
Two squadron members will be Of the New CompensationLaw k< receive the scheduled awards for more than 90 calendar days must

recipients of the "hard hat" come ? A summary of any provision permanent injury, subject to deduction compute their gross annual sal- .

next Wednesday, May 16. Theyare of a new law is always diffi mid W)rLl for certain prior pay- ary for compensation purposes by
: Calvin Jones, AE1, and cult. However, let's first consider ments which have been made. multiplying their daily pay rate
Roger C, Boughton, ADI. Othersto those who were still on the disability IIIP, HIP, HURRAH! With The election must be made with- by_ the following 260 days for
receive the list as of November 1, her hands on her hips, trim in one from October worker 280
promotions at same Carol Allen of New York City year 14, 5-day ; days for 5%
a time are: Albert Lamb, Jr., AE2: 1949, the date the new law be- adds to the scenic beauty of 1949. day worker; 300 days for 6-day
John Mays, AE2; Gary Beaver, came effective Las Vegas, Nev. Cute 22-year- Can You Explain Briefly How worker The weekly compensation -

;.., ,AO3; Gonzalo Munoz, A03;; John 1. All wage rates upon which old Carol is sporting a pink Compensation Payments Are is then computed in the same
mink Bikini. In the eveningshe
t .Sullivan; AT3, and Wayne compensation is to be determined wears a little more as a Computed Yes. The least you manner as for per diem em-
,Huneke, PR3. after November 1, 1949, are to be night c'ub' dancer. will receive for a month of total ployees.I .

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