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Yesterday's heroes may have to take a back seat to. 14 Navy jet j
pilots of Fighter Squadron 11, the famous "Red Rippers' who have \
vofY t}' NI1ous' ', set an aerial bombing record never before equalled in the annalsof
Atlantic Fleet naval aviation. '

< The 14 pilots garnered top hon- the-shoulder bombing in Navy .
r ors in high angle loft-bombing, circles) is termed by Navy ex
.. exercise
annual competitive
an perts as one of, if not the most
? k 7 1a -% t)9 held among all Atlantic Fleet difficult means utilized by thoNavy'
S, fighter squadrons capable of
air arm for achieving accuracy
atomic weapons delivery. to any great degree.

; Precision accuracy earned the This method is necessary, how
Navy's "E" (Efficiency) award
ever, to allow either jet or con
for each pilot, thus marking the ventional aircraft to reach a safe
first time any Atlantic Fleet unit distance after dropping the payload *

.._._-_......._- -,... n..nn: { .--- ever attained the distinction of on opposition strongholds in
"E" ''PILOTS ALl-Pilots of VF-11, the "Red Rippers" squadron, have reached aviation's hall having win an "E"100 in percent the same of its competitive pilots- order' to avoid the bomb's devastating
of fame with every pilot garnering an "E" in annual competitive high angle loft bombing-the first blast.
100 percent In history. Left to kneeling, Comdr. Ed Feightner, skipper; Lcdr. Bud Gear, exec- exercise. VF-11 is a unit of Carrier Air
I utive officer; Ltjg( ) Chester Stewart; Lfc Merle Rice; LtJg( ) Richard O'Connor; and Lt. Ed TncinskU: BECAUSE ATOMIC weaponsare
Standing left to right), Ensign William Rogers, Ltjg( ) Al Brackenbusch, Lt. David Retllf, Ltjg) involved, high angle loft. Group 10 and is commanded by
Richard Gordon and Lt. Calvin Comdr Edward Feightner, vet
Eugene Crouch, Lt. Rex Verglund, Lcdr. William Stewart, LtJg( ) ; a
Lee. bombing (sometimes called,-. over- I eran Navy flier whose World WarII

,exploits earned him many

awards.NATIVE OF ELIDA, Ohio .

he is a former member of the

dii 4N Du1 S Navy famed precision flying
team, ,the ."Blue Angels," and is
the 27th commanding officer of
the "Red Rippers."

Flying F2IM Banshees, VF-ll!
has trained extensively duringthe

VOL-14 No. 12 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Fla 14 June 1956 past 12 months to increase its
proficiency in delivering atomic I

Third Navy Heavy Attack weapons."The credit for our accomplishment ,

is due'not only] to the pilots,
v 'AkY but to every squadron member

Talent Hunt Squadron 3 functioning as a team," Comdr.
Feightner stressed. "It is the culmination -
of a very intensive effort *

Announced ; a, Formed Here by all hands in executing ,a

The 'third All-Navy Talent ,..*> v r Comdr. Harold J. More- rigorous training cycle."

Contest, designed to discover, house will assume, command Read Admiral' Delbert S. Corn
(Please Turn to Page 4, Cot 1)
develop and encourage entertaining r of NAS Jacksonville's second
talent, has been an s Y, heavy attack squadron tomor

nounced.The row when VAH-3 is commis- Nursery Sets New
Navy also announced that sioned as part of the Navy's
for the first time finalists who growing heavy attack pro-' Weekend Hours

appear on the Ed Sullivan TV r gram. I Starting June 15 the Station _
show will make a three-week recruiting A commissioning ceremony will
Nursery, In Building 560, will stay
tour. The entertainerswill be held at 1000 adjacent to Hangar -.
open until 0200 Friday nights. The
140, present housing for
put on a 00-minute show in
VAH1.Approximately. new hour-schedule will! be con
some 20 cities.
ducted on a trial basis depending
,THE CONTEST, which is opento S upon the 'demand for late
._. .
150 enlisted
all naval personnel, including -- men closings.
Marines, Coast Guardsmen, on 100TH SHIPOVER-When Vence Epperson, PN1, raised his and six officers will become
active duty for more than 90 days, right hand and was sworn in before Lt. Robert Cooke, enlisted "plank owners" upon commIs-
he became the 100th reenlistee at the Naval Air "'
personnel sioning. The unit's
will be in the expected complement -
run generally same Still
Technical Training Center to ship over since January 1. The Time Left
manner as it has in the past, with Training Center has averaged better than 25 reenlistments a will total 250 men and 30
entertainers winning their way to month. officers. For
the finals via command, district 'Until its 3D "Skywarriors" are Olympic
and regional trials. Personnel can 'Welcome To lax Y'all' ferried here early in the fall,
enter regardless of former ama- VAH-3 will fly P2V Neptunes and Fund Donations

teur or professional standing. share working spaces 'with VAH1. After a fast start, the Sta
Winners will appear on the Au- tion's Olympic Fund Drive was
gust 26 Ed Sullivan Show, with 'Diaper Special' Gets Comdr. Morehouse is lagging slightly this week,
a new-
finals to be held in New York Special Services' officials re-
August 16. comer to J ax. He was c&mmis- ported.

IN TilE PAST, NAS JacksonVille sioned in 1941 following gradua- Most of the lag was due, not
has served as host for Jax Best Welcome EverThe tion with the second class 'ever to a lack of contributions, but

area contestants. Although no to take flight training here. His more to a lack of cannIsters

definite plans have been announ long train trek 'from Bremerton, Wash., to NAS class utilized the same Hangarnow than any other factor, Special
ced locally, a similar pattern is Jacksonville, by way of Montana, North Dakota, Minnesota, Services officer Lcdr. Jay Maze
expected to be followed. Winners allotted his squadron. announced. The drive closes
Wisconsin, :Missouri, Tennessee and Georgia, ended shortly .
from the Jax area go to Charleston after 1430 yesterday for 74 Navy wives and a large assort- S S June 19.NAS .
S. C., to compete against winners ment of children, pets and _luggage.The Preceding his present post, he departments and
of the Eighth, Tenth, and second cross-country "dia- was navigator aboard the aircraft squadron fleet units were urgedto
15th Naval Districts. From per special""arranged by the Navy mittee composed of top-level carrier USS Wasp. World War II set up additional cannisterson
Charleston, three winners and brought the 10-car train into the Navy and civilian representativesof their own and conduct their
him a bomber
saw as patrol pIlot -
two alternates go to the finals in Jacksonville terminal about 1340 Jacksonville and Jacksonville campaign on a more aggressivescale.
New York City August !&- where a 30-minute stop was made 'Beach smiled broadly. participating in several Pacific Any contributions received -
Jacksonville's winner last year, to permit a change in railroad ON THE REVIEWING stand campaigns. in the unit cannistcrs
Emmet Rodifer, AN, of VC-62 crew. During this time the.Atlan- were Rear Adm. Delbert S. Corn- Comdr. Clarence F. Frossard may be turned in directly to
won his way to the finals and was tlc Coast Line distributed Florida Special Services, Building 930.
(Please Turn to Page 8, Col. 2) will be executive officer
one of a dozen final acts appear citrus fruit, in the first "Florida
ing on the Ed Sullivan Show.Karrcnbrock indoctrination" effort on behalf

.Top... Man of arrival ABOARD the Waycross THE 'traIn early since yes its Jax Included In Big.. ExpansionPlausl| .

terday morning was a welcoming
At Ordnance School The strategic importance of The 1955 plant value'of the eight start next month.
committee from Jacksonville, including -
Joining the Navy 10 months ago, representatives from the the State of Florida to the na bases is reported to be $190,496000. ,- An appropriation of more than
tional defense reemphaized $2 million in fiscal 1957 will include
was -
John Karrenbrock, AOAN, of Navy, the Navy Wives Club, the
last week with announcement a second increment for the
Officers Wives Club, the Chamber -
Kingfisher'Okla., was the honor
of Commerce, and the Junior that a Navy request to plant value of $68,524,000, is near control center. The greater part
student in last week) graduatingclass Chamber of Commerce. expand its eight peninsula ing the end of a $7,912,000 expan- of the appropriation, however,
from Aviation OrdnancemanSchool When the train pulled in at the bases is under study by a sion, mostly at the Overhaul and will be used for purchase of

Class A, at the Naval Air Station siding, the Navy band House Appropriations subcom Repair Department. Initial con some 32,000 acres in the Okefe-
mittee. struction of an air traffic control nokee area and construction thereof
Technical Training Center. '
played, the Canteen Corps of the
The estimated cost of the ex- center, to be used j Jointly by' the an impact range target for'
Karrenbrock has been assignedto Duval County Chapter, AmericanRed ,pansion, which will nearly double Navy, Air Force and Civil Aeronautics bombing 'and strafing practice.
Cabaniss Field, Corpus Christ, Cross, served coffee, donuts the present overall plant Administration, adjacent FUTURE PLANNING for NAS "I. -

Texas, for duty. and milk, and a welcoming com : value, is a healthy $166,970,000... to the Operations building, will (Please Turn to Page 8, Cot 5))





Page 'two JAX AIR NEWS 14 June

-Fasron 6, VW-4, Fasrcm 109, VF-22, VF-101 Report =

Fngllf3 Scouting Jax Area SquadronsFasron --1

Publlthed mrjr Thursday tor Navy and Marine ictlvlllei at Naval Air
Station. Jacksonville. Florida NAB Jae1..m. 6 a picnic on the picnic grounds at himself and the naval service?;
Capt. William S. lIarr1l' Cornmandlnx OfflcerKxeculh Fasron Six said farewell to Cecil Field, for all hands and Congratulations lattJ
Comdr. John N. Myers '* Offlcer CWO Lewis Stone who was trans- for the
families. Games and contests
to Ensign Bob
Air Jseks..vIU.Rear go
11H& ferred to VP-45 at Coco Solo, Nesbitt on/ hi.engagement'to .
Adm. Delbtrt S. CornweU Commander held, and prizes were awarded to
Capt. Richard O. Greene .- .... Chief of Staff Canal Zone, and John Frazier, SN, the winners. Nancy Seavey
*1 *t Air WUr Eltvea who was released to inactive duty. Jacksonville. The occasion u-L
Capt Bowen F. McLeod Commander
? UL11 Some of the held were commemorated
games by a
Comdr. Richard Davis Chief Stall Olllcer noteworthy
Naval Air Technical TnJmlBf Oitr' Chief Amos Oliver will be softball, horseshoes, and volleybalL 42nd street salute." '
Capt. Henry C. DeLong Commanding Officer leaving the squadron soon for Contests that were enjoyedby
Comdr. Edward W. Iflihop ExecuUve Officer CS.
NatU lUxplUl duty at NAS Argentia... all were balloon blowing;

Capt.Capt., L.Benjamin A. Newton N. Ahl _Canmandlng_ Executive. Officer Officer The following men checked into ladies rolling pin throw; beer June 15 was VF-101 a busy and
NAKTD the squadron this week, :' drinking, baby style; and egg impor.
Comdr. Laurence F. Steffenhagen Commanding Officer pitching. tant day for the "Grim Reapers"of
Ltjg( ) Ronald Scott from VA-36;
The JAX AIR NEWS Is published. weekly. at Ole U. S. Naval Air Station. Ltjg( )' Ernest Smith from VF-13 Five new faces have shown up Fighter Squadron 101. The in.
Jacksonville, Florida, and with funds I
printed non-appropriated
at no expenne to the government and In compliance with NAVKXO3 P35. Rev. and Ronald Roberge, AA; Jerome in the last seven days. They are: i. specting party headed by Com.
Nov.Naval 1945.Air Technical Copies are Training distributed Center free Naval of chance Air Reserve at the Training Naval Air Unit Station and, the the Kasch, AA; Lewis Schur, AA; George Dempsey, AM3, from NAS mander Fleet Air Jacksonville

U. S. Naval Hospital. '' Don .Savoia, .AA; Richard Amer- Miramar, San Diego, Calif.; John Rear Adm. D. S. !
Service Information Officer...Lcdr. '. P. Morgan Cornwell, In.
man, AA; William Sprague, ; Brady, A03, from NAS Brunswick -
Editor Andrew H. PlaneyStaff Charles Shuff, AA; William l Maine; Howard Sanderson, spected VF-101 and VA-34. personnel .
Till Marlon Cracraft,
Reporters Kathleen Sutton; Jack Holmes ; of the
JO2 Nancy Ward. J03. Burke AA; all from N A T T'C ACAN, and Robert Stipe, ACAN, squadron were
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service.AFPS Bainbridge Maryland. both from Glynco Ga. Richard awarded the grade of "Excellent"by
material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted without the Admiral.
the written permission of Armed Forces Press Service. Republication of other Aggas, AC3, from NAS Norfolk,
matter except by service publications. Is prohibited without permission of '
Editor JAX AIR NEWS VW-4 Virginia. Fighter Squadron Fourteen as.

8346.Editorial 216: and offices 8164. located Main Administration Building. Phone extensions On June 7, the squadron held VW-4 lost an officer and an enlisted sisted ComFairJax by performing
man via the'transfer route Administrative Material Inspec
this week. Transferred to USNA tion of VF-101. The overall grade

rJ\\'I\ f.SElnlES a Annapolis, Maryland, was Ltjg( ) assigned was "Excellent" with the
a. i. .: J. R. Farrell, and discharged from numerical grade of 93,43. The ]

the U.S. Navy June 4, was H. E. Communications, Supply Depart.

P Wren, Kansas City, Missouri. ment and the Barracks were I
CATHOLIC During the past week VW-4's awarded the grade of "Outstand-

Sunday Mass 0800, 0900, softball team didn't' do so well. ing" while the remainder of the

1000 St. Edward's Chapel. Monday they were beaten 3 to 0 Squadron departments were

Saturday Mass, 0800. by VP-18, and Wednesday they awarded an "Excellent.

Daily Mass, 0630. i HASh were beaten 6 to 2 by Operations. Fighter Squadron 101 is proud
Sunday 0630, Mass ,at the Tuesday the "Hunters" smashed of the outcome of the inspectionand i

Hospital Chapel; l&OO, Instruction Fa tu, 14 to 4. a hearty "well done" was extended .
Classes, Building 463. .
to all officers and men by j
PROTESTANTThursday a k.uh Fasron 109 their commanding officer, Comdr

June 14 All hands of Fasron 109 are H. V. Weldon, USN..
1900 All Saints' Choir Rehearsal looking forward to the squadron t

All Saints' Chapel ra + party which will be held on Fri- Now BC-BS Contracts

Sunday, June 17 day June 15 at New .Kingsley Effective June 15

0800. Episcopal Communion Lake.

Service, Chaplain Nickelson. Floyd B. Rose, AD1, was transferred New subscribers to the Blue
0930 Sunday School for ages 4 this week to Helicopter Cross-Blue Shield Group Health

through adults. Squadron Nine at Quonset Point, Insurance Plan are reminded that

0930 Service of Divine Wor- R.I.; Johnie L. Adams, ABC, reported the effective date of all new con-
ship, Chaplain Carpenter. to Fasron 109 for duty tracts is June 15.

1100 Service of Divine Wor- from the USS Lake Champlain Premiums to be paid by new

ship, Chaplain Stephenson. (CVA-39). members will be due and payable

S 1900-s-Fellowship Group, Build- Commanding Officer, Fasron during the month's regular collection
ing 804. MONEY SAVERS-Chief'Warrant Officer .John Plercy (left) 109 will hold monthly personnel period on June 1819. New
Monday, June IS and Robert Marshall, ADI. show the difference between a tie- inspection Friday June contracts and identification cards
down reel that needs repairing and the squadron has at
1930 -Latter Day Saints' Serv- one salvaged 0715. will be delivered when received
and is ready to be put back In service. The squadron's maintenance
ice, Bldg. 750. ,, department has salvaged more than 400 such reels in the past 60 by the Industrial Relations De
Tuesday, Jane 19 days, saving the Nary more than $2,000. VF-22 partment.
1900 Episcopal Instruction A
Class, Bldg. 563. Tie-Down commanding officer's com 4.C -
Salvaging of Reels mendation and an engagement
1930 Christian Science Serv- highlight the recent events In

ice, Bldg. 750. At Fasron 6 Fighter Squadron 22. SAFETYBox
Effects Savings
1130-Bible Study Group, Bldg. The former went to Donald H.

804. ., A savings to the Navy of more than $2,000 by salvaging dam Christensen, AD3, from the Score
Thursday, June 21 aged' aircraft tie-down reels has been added to the long list of Squadron's skipper, Lcdr. Daniel
1900'Al Saints' Choir Re- inventions by Fasron Six maintenance personnel. E. Douglas, commending him for Disabling Injuries Through
hearsal, All Saints' ChapeL his
CHAPEL Rather than discard or use the hurricane season." outstanding alertness and ingenuity Tuesday, June 12
them for metal Fasron Six displayed in putting outa This Month 0
scrap "Tie down reels critical
(Naval Hospital, Protestant)) are a fire in
a Squadron
aircraft. 1
has repaired 400 damaged reels The Year
Sunday, Jane 17 supply item, he added, "one of exceptional '
0930 Sunday School and Nursery since April 1, a savings of $2,240.A the big reasons why we started carried manner in which he Days Since Last
reel returned to service is con- salvaging them." out his duties as a plane Lost-Time Accident (8

0930. Divine WorshipChaplain sidered equivalent to a new one The squadron purchases no re captain was cited as a credit to

William A Swets. at a cost of $5.60 each. placement parts, but takes parts'

Tuesday, June 19 1 from every five reels and repairs

1930 Instruction Class for Out of 500 damaged reels four "new" ones. tZM
personnel of Presbyterian or Re- turned in by various squadrons e i (

formed background, Hospital during the past 60 days, 400 are Udovin New Personnel t '

Chapel.Artist's. once again serviceable.
The old reel is completely dis Officer Al CenterLt.

assembled and inspected to deter ..Robert Cooke, enlisted personnel
Guild mine damaged parts. After worn officer at NATTCenter,

parts are replaced, the assemblyis was relieved this week by Lt.

Reveals Slate .lubricated, reassembled and Bertram Udovin, pending Lt.
tested. Contingent on their con Cooke's transfer July 18 to NAS
dition, some are painted to make Oceana, Va.Coming .
For Summer them mOre rust resistant. to the military person

The Jacksonville Artist Guild e nel office from Naval Air Weapons

has announced its summer sched- "Although'each aircraft has System School where he

,ule of art lessons for adults and only three tie down points, we '' served as administration officer,
teen-agers with all classes to be issue six reels for each squadron Lt. Cooke has served 35 monthsat 4

held at the Riverside Lions Club aircraft," Chief Warrant Officer NATTCenter.Lt. A
house, 1240 McDuff Avenue. John P. Piercy, said. "This' gives Udovin is a former phase j k*

Water color painting for adults them double security which is re officer and instructor at Aviation
will be held every Thursday at quired all year, especially during Ground Officer School.

0930, followed by, sketching for tion and supervision, but there "You've-s.already had leave, Fer-
teen-agers at 1030. will be a 25-cent model fee in the to TV.
guson see your wife off on a DRONE TV ANE-The newest concept in battlef it Id
Figure drawing for adults Only adult figure drawing class. Beginners : an *
journey for your mother-in- aerial drone that telecasts strategic information "Ilve ?
if scheduled at 1930 on the first, and advanced art students law's 'funeral for your little I round COKMmailders'has been unveiled by Army.. The t two
, second and fourth Thursday' of 'I are invited to attend this girl's measles-your boy's chris- drone soldiers iabove* with are Pictured working the (theound controls at left of the i is"flying'
lightweight Man
each montJi. fast growing group. Students must tening. What is it now?" the plane by remote con1roL TV transmitter.Ills companion adjusts thejeepmounted
There is no charge for Insf uc- furnish their own material. Tm going to get married, sir" TV receiver that shows the terrain over which the
plane fa 07InC'


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56> 14 June 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three


College' Training II Get Ready For 13-Button Bell Bottoms I 2e-

Plan Opened To :
After an eight-year trial, gusset and "broad-fall front" it ditional styling, or were eliminating !
USN I Navy men have rejected the adopted from the British who the inconspicuous zipper ::m :

TransfereesA 20th Century zippered and set the style in the sixteenth from issue trousers.A I IC

five-year college training program belted breeches by evidencinga century. polling of Atlantic and s

tier is opejj to Naval Reserve strong preference for the 13- According to the CNO, Navy Pacific Fleets confirmed the 1 ,

his and temporary officers transferredto button bell bottoms adopted by men took advantage of the preference for the bell bottoms,

of the Regular Navy since Jan. 1, the American RevolutionaryNavy 1948 change-over ruling which .so it is now expected the restoration Prepared NATTCJibrarian:
Raethy 1949, provided they are acceptedby a report from Washington said the old-time' pants could order will be issued for all Navy libraries in the area)
Welcome Aboard It Is the title
an ROTC university (or has revealed. be worn until.they "wo* -out :late this month or early in :
of a fine book which serves as a
Accordingly Adm.
George Washington University) says This he seemed the
says, never to .July. Along zipper
guide to Navy families At this
with advanced Arleigh Burke, Chief of Naval
an standing of 45
semester hours or the equivalent. Operations, the Navy is abandoning happen. Inquiry revealed the most of the pockets, including time, however, we use it as our'

Acceptible credit hours may be its new look fashion men were privately getting the.two side slash pockets, will greeting to the families of the

or.rsn. earned by the general educational and will return to the medieval their pants tailored to the tra- go too. men of the Franklin D. Roosevelt.
: When you've finally found
development test USAF I
: ; correspondence -
inn courses, service schoolsor Starlight TheatreTo HIGHEST MARK-Setting a place for the past pots and pans,

m.'le. completion of accredited college new scholastic record of 92, Ensign : the libraries extend a welcome to
James Wright is handedhis use the facilities for good booksto
course. Bring B'way diploma of graduation from relax with enjoyment.
The college training program, Aviation Ground Officer Schoolat
in. detailed in BuPers Inst. 1520.48, ,fit. NATTCenter by Lcdr. Robert How To Be Healthy In Hot
was opened to officers transfer- Musicals To Jax SUmatls, the school's train- Climates: The title and the day's

'rre ring to the Regular after ing officer. AGO graduated 61 temperature tell why we list this
Navy Broadway is coming to the in ceremonies last Friday.
it" 1949 from the 1100 and 1300 line first.What
Southeast this summer, thanks to \ To Do With Your Pre- s ,
categories Vice Adm.
by James L. 4i
the Jacksonville Starlight Thea- ; "
Schooler: All Children Want To
Chief Naval
Holloway, of tre which will offer four hit Personnel. it musicals Learn: Two of several titles to :j
Previously was
at the city's new baseball
I entertain
limited to officers transferring be- ;'4. during the
c.fe fore 1949. park. t tk ex1two summer months. (NATTC Officers -
The best available talent on the i i Wives Club maintains a collection !-
ye New York stage will come to i of books for children of

fie BLOOD Florida to take the leading rolesin all personnel at the library, Bldg.

J DONOR the quartet of spectacles, and 563. Bring them in to make a

re Jacksonville's top singers and Itk" selection of their own choice!)

t.u 1- *L dancers will appear in the chorus Florida Fish and Fishing: Fishing I

and ballet. For Women: We hazard the .
a Opening bill will be Irving 1N guess that this is the most popu-

Berlin's musical "Annie Get Your lar sport and the ideal mediumfor

. Gun," which will be presented for $r meditation. Material is avail-

.dn three nights, June 21, 22 and 23. : able also for all the water sports
ALSO SLATED FOR the 1956 >..a
-skiing, swimming, spear fishing
SI season and already in rehearsalare etc.-with excellent chapterson
I.. : "The Merry Widow," July ;' safety.

5, 6, 7; "Kiss Me Kate," July 25( ., ...J? How To Be A Better Woman

27, 28; and "South Pacific," Au- Golfer: Popular choice for those

gust 9, 10, 11. ladies who are improving the

Forty-two employees joined the known Dr. Clarence in musical Carter and Nice theatrical, well- Navy Plans Stage Shows For game.
Expert Bidding Contract
Blood Donor Honor Roll at NAS on
Jax. Donating blood on June 6 circles in the East, will producethe Bridge: A title which speaks for
eII DateA
performances which will be Its October Birthday
IIt to the Station's Blood Pro- itself. One of many books on various
t presented on a special stage. card
34 employees from
gram Overhaul and Repair Department, Carter Nice Jr., is associate C'I broadly planned celebration of the birthday anniversary of Southern Gardening: There is

one from Industrial Relations De- ducer and musical director. the U. S. Navy, Oct. 27, has been planned by the Chief of Naval real pleasure in gardening in this "
SEASON TICKETS WILL be Operations incorporating talent in series of historical where with
r partment, and seven from Public Navy a pro- I area planning, flow-
Works Department.Blood available until the opening of the ductions to be shown at every major Navy installation in United ers bloom the year 'round. There ,
first production at a 10 cent States. Cuba and Hawaii.
donors from 0 & R Included per are also special) problems! We
discount below the prices of sin- A pilot production entitled "The suggest you consult our House
: Richard Smith, John Fer- I of Agriculture's auditorium in
gle seats. Spirit of the Navy", will be givenan and Garden sections for best re.
Paul Barlow Bill
guson, connection with final rehearsal
Box seats for the
l season are advance showing June 20 in suits.
Calvin Gore, William Hughes, By of the birthday shows -
priced at $14.40 and $10.80, while : the Agriculture Department's Cook Books: We have a number
Curtis Baker Edward Edwards
the Navy expects to bring hometo
reserved seats are available at auditorium, Washington, D.C., to of different titles in this field.
Walter Stanul, Joseph Valdes, all its personnel the spirit, enthusIasm -
$9.00, $5.40 and $3.60 for the four a specially selected all-Navy Outdoor living: is at its best these
Robert Mitchell, Alton Fryer, Lin- and determination that
shows. Single admissions range audience. This cavalcade of Navy
months and the
den Day, Charles Luke, John Sullivan have built tradition and chapters on bar-
from $4.00 and $3.00, box seats, history will be witnessed by rep- becues, picnic meals and the like
Marvin Lanier, Julius Las- made it the most
powerful Navyin
down to reserved seats for as lit- resentatives of major Navy activities i- are suggested for those seekingnew
ter, Robert Hackman, Alfred Si- the world.
tle as $1,00.Reservations. Regular, retired and 're- ideas to make
monds, Charles Jackson, Ray- To assist other activities in put- even a simple
can be made at the serve personnel, officer and enlisted -
supper a party for the entire
mond King, Sammy DeBorde, ting on the cavalcade, scripts,
Starlight Theatre Office, 2651 and their wives.
Herbert Wilson, John Martin, sketches of sets and required uni-
Park Street Jacksonville Florida. The two officers by
designated Bright Feather: After the work
William Voltz. forms, sound recordings and score
Also Robert Price, Joseph Ha- Capt. William S. Harris ,,tp repre- of special background music arc and sport of the day, try a good
Supervisors Local sent NAS Jacksonville, are Lcdr. novel. This is historical romanceof
Bill Plott
gan, S..K. Sanders being supplied. The two-day pro-
Thomas Sikes, Mary Cook, Eddie To Meet TonightThe Ted P. Morgan, Service Informa- ducers-directors school will also the colonial period in Florida.

Walker, Charlie Cooper and Harry next regular meeting of the tion Officer, and Lt. D. L. Bees- help to make this annual recogni- Others you may have missed are:

Wade. National Association of Supervisors ley of the Overhaul and Repair tion of the Navy's proud history, The Yearling: favorite story of a

Henry Masterson of Industrial Local No. 11, will be held Department. They will attend the heroism and victory an assured boy growing up in Florida; Three

Relations Department ; and tonight at 1930 at the YWCA, 325 producers-directors school June success. Roads To Valhalla: carpet bagger

Charles Bryan, Harold Hess, Rob- East Duval Street. All membersare 18 and 19, in the Sail Loft, Naval days in the Jacksonville area.

ert Denson, James Turner, Ray- urged to attend. Gun Factory, and the Department Dark Sails: The romantic touchof
mond Hurst, Leonard Messier, Third Shots For pirates along the coast.

and Samuel Drayton, of Public Tots 5to9 Sea Island Lady: Excellent
Works Department. background in a long story of

The NAS Jacksonville DIspen- Georgia's sea islands and wonderful

Chessmen To Match sary started giving third immu- reading for pleasure. Along

Wits For HonorsThe nization shots of Salk polio vac- with best sellers in fiction and

cine to children aged five to nineon non-fiction, magazines, and newspapers
deep thinkers of NATT- Tuesday of this week. our well-rounded librariesare

Center will gather during the The decision to administer third at your service t

noon hours beginning next Mon- :;. inoculations was made by Cant. 45 -

day in the annual chess .. James E. Fulghum, senior medical Servicemen InvitedTo
Entries to be .
championship. are
turned in by tomorrow (Friday) I ;t tI officer. Last week Dispensary Nurses' DanceThe
reported that supplies of vaccine,
at Special Services, Building 614. ; k student nurses of Saint
I slated for first and second inocu-
Matches will be held from 1100 r4 ::11' lations, were not being used and Vincent's Hospital will sponsor an
1300 in the Enlisted Men's ... informal .
to .... indicated at that time third shots dance, tonight (Thursday
Lounge, Building 593. ) from 2000 to 2400. Refreshments -
might be made available.
\ '" \riI will be served and all
Gal: Before we start on this The action does not preclude hands are cordially invited to
date I want you to understandthat giving first and second shot to I attend.

I don't smoke, drink, neck, dependents and pregnant women The dance will be held In the

park, or stay out after 10 o'clock. who may obtain them at any time. I Hospital theatre located on Barrs
Seaman You're mistaken sis 9v $r of:d
: Street and Riverside Avenue.
Inoculations are given: in the

ter.Gal _.__m ....._ ....._____ __ ___ .
Dependents Section of the Dispensary -
: You mean I do some of NEW CAPTAINS-Pinning the eagle emblem of a captain on No doubt you've heard the boot
those things? Capt. Jack C. McCnrdy Is Capt. Henry C. DeLong, commanding: between 0900 and 1100, ensign's lament: Twinkle, twin. .
mistaken officer of NATTCenter. Newly promoted Capt Damon Bernard and 1300 and 1(500<(< on a first come,
No klc
Seaman little
: you're (right) looks on. The new Captains are stationed at the NATT bar, bow I wich you
about starting on this date. Center Dispensary. flrjt served basi. wen a star.


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I|: (, ,, 'Red Rippers Net 100 Percent; *.y tIF A ':

}: 'Es' In Loft-Bombing Exercise : 4' A ;)

t (Continued from Pare 1)),

4-: well, Commander Fleet Air, Jacksonville
'I a former "Red Ripper" commanding officer.
I" pilot, re-emphasized C o m d r. During the past three decades,

Feightner's statement: "To my the squadron has been re-desig-

knowledge this is the most out i nated nine times and has flown .,'.
(', standing bombing feat ever 15 various type aircraft Theunit' M ,w: 't ''\''!:, '. ':'I; f : t.
performed '
:ft'k .tH :"* \ ., '
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present designation was received "J:'f: ; ,
by a Navy fighter squad "
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in August 1948. :' ,. ,
1 ron, but only team work could \ g: ,. t <
\ have. made it possible." Fighter Squadron ll's "Red >m. :;., >.'< &i.*: ..". "" ,' .
:. "IN ADDITION TO the pilots, Ripper" insignia is the oldest on
Navy record and has never been. OLD AND NEW WITH THE "RED RIPPERS" This sequence of photos depicts history orFI.hter
\ high praise goes to each plane Squadron 11 .and with It a rood bit of aviation history. At left Is. the F6C-J Curtiss "lIa'k"
I captain whose alertness and good hanged since it was adopted in first Diane flown by the "Red Rippers" when commissioned In 1927. At the right is the F4P
judgment was constantly requiredto 927. flown by VF-11 durlne the earl stages of World War II, and bottom is the F2II-4 BanshwuJed -
keep his aircraft 100 percent VF-11 operates out of NAS today. Flying the Banshee, ots of VF-11 garnered an "E" In competitive aerial
flight ready. Intricate electronics Cecil Field bombing, first (line any Atlantic Fleet fighter squadron has reached 100 percent in one phase.Future .

park had to be geared to perfec- S
tion daily by electronicsmen Cancer Society I
while ordnancemen checked and

I ,re-checked: for 'bugs' in the i \ QM Says Thanks
I plane's armament operations, and
I other members did equally For Donations
t fine job"Admiral fNOTES.On
The Duval County Unit of
Cornwell, then a the American Cancer Societyhas
i Ltjg), was One of three original Saturday, June 16 the CPO expressed appreciation to

officer members' of VF-11 when Club will feature barbecued all military and civiliau per-

the squadron was commissionedat cheeseburgers and hamburgers sonnel of the Naval Air Station
Norfolk, Va., in 1926.. He left at'f served on the patio for the con- Jacksonville for their-coopera
the squadron after it was.formedbut w venience of swimmers who do not tion and generosity in contrib-

re-joined it again in 1930 desire to eat a full dinner while uting to the annual Cancer

aboard the carrier USS Lexington. using the swimming pool. Crusade conducted earlier this

Delicious hot dogs, ice cream year.
During his latter tour he drinks also sale
was and soft are on
The note appreciation, di-
among the "Red Ripper" pilots at the patio for the children.On rected to the commanding of-

selected as Navy representativesto Sunday, June 17 commenc- ficer, was forwarded throughthe
fly in the Chicago National Air ing at 1400, the Club will feature unit's executive secretary.

Races in 1930. special M barbecued chicken din- Although in conformance

VICE ADMIRAL M. B.' Gard- ner for the adults and a smaller with Station policy that no active -
ner, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations Of Navy's Journalists Seen portion of chicken for the children participation in the Cancer

joined the "Rippers" as both at nominal prices.
Crusade could be authorized,
a young lieutenant' during the Brighter As Improvements LoomThe The dinner will be served on the Station permitted the unit
pioneering days of Naval aviation the patio, buffet style and dressis to place'receptacles in specified -
shortly after Rear Admiral Os-
optional for the convenienceof
who locations for
Navy journalist, came voluntary
borne B. Hardison (Ret), formerly outstanding JOs for promotion to the swimmers.As .
into being during World War II contributions. About $665 was
Commander Fleet Air I warrant officer in addition to the
and who acquired permanent gen- an added feature, an after collected and contributed in
Jacksonville, took the squadron'shelm eral service rating only at the commanding officer's nominationof dinner cigar will be given to this way.
while a lieutenant com JOs to warrant officer. each father with his dinner in
end of that war, has been rescued For the past several years
mander to become the second
from oblivion by the Navy's Chiefof The plan should encouragemore observance of Fathers' Day. : the Station has conducted a

Information (Chinfo), and JOs to seek warrant ap Club officials request the cooperation one-drive campaign to raise
henceforth should gain considerable of all patrons in watch funds for charitable institu-
pointments which hitherto meant ing,their children at all times and
stature in the enlisted ranks. tions of Jacksonville in con-
transfer from the public information especially when they are in the'
junction with the CommunityChest
Attacks on the JO rating ever field. swimming pool. "
since it was established led to United Fund.

recent plans to abolish the rating
entirely and give its duties to

HERE AND THERE yeomen,_or. to merge it with other New Dental Officer Logs 25,000 To Be

ratings. under study or the stating -
Finding herself stranded in a Review Board, criticism of Adventuresome Career Slashed From
small town while enroute homeon the JOs was based on the opinion

leave, a Wave asked an old they were not capable of writingnews Capt. Eric B. Hoag, who reported f-< man at the station where she stories and that the rating last week as senior dental officer Inactive ListAbout

might spend the night. could not be included in the allowances NAS Jacksonville, coming
"There ain't no hotel here," he or complements of from 13th Naval District Headquarters 25,000 inactive Naval

said "but you can put up with smaller ships.. Seattle, Wash., wherehe .\ Reserve officers will be honorably
the station agent." was* District dental officer, discharged October 1 and dropped
Moreover, it was reported, cer-
"Sir!" exclaimed the Wave. "I'll with him his r 't
tain senior naval officers were brings a personal from the Inactive Status List, the
have know I'm lady." colored with adven-
you a tory highly
unaware of the necessity for pub- Navy announces.
"That's all right," drawled the ture.
lic information and often side-
old man, "so's the station agent I From the time he left Iowa as Those involved have not -
tracked the JOs into administrative in three
child to in London training programs
a grow up rfi.
rather than public relations .s> o
A goldbrick in a hospital was Ontario, Dr. Hoag has marked years, and the slash will bring to
about to be returned to duty so duties. many a milestone in his personallog 86,500 the number of inactive
he dipped his thermometer in a ANOTHER FACTOR harrassingthe which distinguishes him as Reservists dropped since October
JOs was the lack of control 1954.tThe records of officers on the
of tea. Later the told dentist. The
cup nurse no ordinary year *
over their duty assignments by ,i. List arc reviewed by a disposition
him must get ready to leave 1914 found himat, the age of 16
and he protested. Chinfo, with all assignments made on the high seas with the 23rd z ) board which gives qualified officers

"Why, I'm worse this morning!I" by the Bureau of Naval Personnel Battery, Canadian Field Artillery, Hm.u. ___ ............. "'u........... three alternatives;
he exclaimed. "I'm sure my tem- bound for England and World
Now is to Capt. Eric B. bag when she was sunk by the Japanese. -
perature was up. proposed a plan as War I. Serving for three years in

"Yes, I know," replied the sign the journalists, especially France, he was awarded the Mons Navy as a lieutenant junior gradeWhether .
nurse "It was up to 130 degrees. chiefs, to more independent duty, Medal, British General Service. During the war Dr. Hoag
You're dead. That's why we're and to bring back ex-Jos, now 'But the lure of new adventurein 'it was his military served on Guam, with Staff, Com
moving you." warrant officers in Navy administration the first trial of military aviation blood or a natural zest for adven- mander Marianas, and other duty
; into the fold of Navy brought him to flight train- ture, Dr. Hoag continued markingup stations. But nothing comparedwith

"Now, men," said the chief, "re information. ing at Bath and Bristol. Com- milestones. In 1931 he was the the one experience he ad-
member that we must all develop FURTHER AIMS ARE to place pleting this, he was commissioneda first staff officer assigned to command I mittedly would "like to forget"

individuality, initiative, and lead JOs in billets where they can doa "flight leftenant"'in the Royal I of an Armed Guard Detachment For six months in 1945.46 he

ership. Okay, let's get going better job of public relations; Naval Air Service, forerunner of of the China Yangtse served on the only Naval War
and do exactly as I tell you." giving them more independentduties the RAF. Patrol, guarding American com- Crimes Commission in history. On
mercial ships plying the Yangtse
and assigning chiefs to
the island of Guam, top-level Japanese -
The minister had called and those formerly assigned to junior At war's end the young aviator from Communist bandits. Later military leaders were tried
was holding the angelic little girlon public information officers; assigning I returned at last to his native Iowato the bandits sank the Panay, in and sentenced for sanctioning

his lap. ex-JOs, now warrant of- study dentistry as his father I one of the first "incidents" in- atrocities against American servIcemen

"So you can count, eh?" inquired ficers, to public information duties had done before him. In 1923 he volving this country in the Far mostly aviators,' "which

the minister. "Well, let me ; establishing a, warrant PIO was graduated from the Univer East. would sicken the stomach even
hear you." billet in one of the large fleet sity of Iowa, and for three years .f. after 10 years." The commissionwas
The child met the request with staffs and at headquarters of one tried to settle down in private Another near brush with ad- headed by Rear Adm. A. G.

Out batting an eyelash. "One, two, of the larger naval districts; pro- practice. But, as he says, he had venture occurred during World Robinson, and among the charges
three, four, five, six, seven, eight, viding more Chinlo control 'over "too much military blood" run- War II when Dr. Hoag had just brought against the Japanesewere

nine, ten, Jack, Queen, King, and the assignment of journalists; and ning through his veins. In 1926 been detached from duty aboardthe torture, beheadings: and
ace." provision for Chinfo to nominate he entered the service of the U. S. aircraft carrier USS Wasp cannibalism.k .

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i Thursday, June 14 LADDERWith
Mainside That Certain Feel-
ing (comedy): Bob Hope, Eve Ma-

rie Saint (Weekly the Jax Air Newt in
NATTCenter The Catered cooperation with the Industrial

i Affair (comedy drama): Bette Relations Department will list
I I Davis, Debbie' Reynolds. various promotions Naval Air.
Hospital Blackjack Ketchum personnel.)
I Desperado (western): Howard On the promotion roster effec-

i Duff, Maggie Mahoney. tive June 3 and 4, were 12 em-
10 from Overhaul and
4- Friday, June 15
Repair Department, and one each
Mainside -:= Earth' Vs. Flying
Saucers (adventure): Joan Tay- from Supply Department and

lor. Hugh Marlowe. Miscellaneous Department.
NATTCenter That Certain 1I\T\ Promoted at Overhaul and Re-

Feeling (comedy): Bob Hope, Eve pair Department were Paul Ber-
Marie Saint.Hospital' .,r 'r nath Jr., helper machinist third

Catered Affair *;\>rt VV \* ii\* step to machine operator first
(comedy drama): DebbieReynolds ?*:{6t'aR?; step; Willie Wilkerson, helper

Bette Davis.Saturday .. ...n..m........ ....__.........._. y..,..._.. u .y_ ......_ metalsmith (av.) third step to
aircraft metal fabricator first step; 1
June 16MainddeTennessee's BUMP ME NOT-Marchlne troops and 1100-1300 traffic at the Naval Air' Technical Training Calvin Gore Jr., aircraft metal
Partner Center also creates a hazard for the master-at-arms force. Thus, traffic boxes: were installed at fabricator first step to drop ham-
(western Cine): John Payne, the busiest intersections Ed Wltffert, TE3, of the MA force directs traffic at Enterprise and Child
Streets. mer operator first step; Curtis
Ronald Reagan.NATTCenter. Alexander, helper aircraft, me-
Earth vs. Fly- I' chanic (general) third step to
ing Saucers' (adventure): Joan Slate Summer VP-5 Returns From Lyautey Tour; aircraft assembler first step; Greg-

Taylor, Hugh Marlowe. .
ory Kane, helper aircraft instru-
Hospital That Certain Feeling Classes For VP-18 Departs As ReplacementPatrol ment third step to aircraft assem-

(comedy): Bob Hope, Eve Marie bler first step; Raymond Kloever,

Saint. Nursery Tots Squadron Five returned before heading homeward was helper] third step to machine operator I
Matinees Summer classes for first home to NAS Jax this week after first step. _
Kiddie Matinee Saturday, June with the entire U.S. Sixth Fleet
culminating more than five
through sixth grade students Also Julius Laster Jr., helper
17, 1400: Golden Idol (adventure months of deployment to Port and units of all NATO forces
will be' held for six weeks, painter third step to letterer and
drama). Also Fathers Are People Lyautey, French Morocco. An- around the Mediterranean. During
starting June 20, at the NAS : grainer first step; John Mango,
(comedy). other Jax squadron,' VP-18, was this period, the squadron stationed -
Nursery, Building 5CO. helper metalsmith (aviation) sec-
Mainside movie: 1800, 2000. its six Cagliari
on way to Morocco to relieve p1anes'at ond
step to aircraft metal fabri-
Scheduled for
Sundays and -1400 also. three morningsa
holidays VP-5. Sardinia and were supported by
week from 0900 cator first step; Maynard Still-
to 1200 Wed
NATTCenter movie-1400,1800, Comdr Robert M. Stricter, VP- an LST to simulate full wartime
nesday through the instruction man, helper radio mechanic sec-
Friday, -
:5 commanding officer, headed the conditions.
2000.Hospital will ond step to radio mechanic first
cover phonics
1900 only squadron's last segment of planes
e remedial reading i spelling, which landed Sunday afternoon. step; Walter Stanul, supervisory
grammar and arithmetic. They Othersections arrived industrial engineer GS-13 to supervisory -
Temps On lO-and-20 will be. conducted by Mrs. Wal- days earlier. several industrial engineer GS- .

ter Bedard Jr., who may be 14. .
Along regular assigned
Under Dual Pay Rule contacted for further information duties, VP-5: took part in numer- Advanced at Supply Depart

Without special exemption in at extension 368. ous NATO exercises, frequently ment was Carolyn Zapp, card
an individual case, enlisted- Mrs. Nan Biggenheimcr, operating around-the-clock on punch operator GS-2 to card
status officers who take officer Nursery: supervisor, also has stretches as long as one week. punch operator GS-3, and in Mis-
retirement under the'new "10- full details. Following anti-submarine war- cellaneous was Alvin Cone, Met- '

and-20" law for mustangs can- fare training with British Naval alsmith (aviation) third step, 0

not hold a federal job paying explanation is that the Con- units at Malta, VP-5 joined Greek & R Dept. to equipment specialist
forces and detached Sixth Fleet (general) GS:7, Supply Department -
$2500 or more annually. gress intended the temporary
The Comptroller General has units for operations at Athens.At .
officers to retire as officers, andas t
ruled the strict 1984 law pro- Stavanger, Norway, VP-5:
such they are subject to the
hibiting the temporary officers planes teamed with Norwegianand
from "dual employment" by same dual compensation limitsas Danish Navies. NAVY WIVES'

the Federal government. The other'Regular Navy officers. The squadron's final exercise


With The Steel Ladder Climbers Hail Ik .. ..\. I special luncheon will be held
:." .. Tuesday, June 26 at 1200 in the

ToastmastersSpeechcraft New Foolproof Safety GearA .' Navy Wives Club house. It will
be in honor of Chaplain Malcolm

bit of safety has been. X : Carpenter who will soon be leav-
Program No.4, climb steep and tiring. The new ing the Naval Air Station.
added for those who :
slated tonight at 1800 at the Of- climb and clamber men up and I safety device was tested for the Hzi4: ; ,,:'.:;.:) I Chaplain Carpenter has been
ficers Club, headlines this week's first time on the ladder on the liaison officer for Navy Wives
down vertical steel ladders at 7Jt '. ,;:l' '.)
activity for the Jax Navy Toast- NAS Jax. water tanks across from the Sta- ; Club 86 and the club wishes to
tion Brig, which reaches some :: express its appreciation for all
masters. A new and foolproof] safety belt 138 feet. It takes an agile climber the help he has given.At .
Instructor chairman for to- and accessory equipment has been some 30 minutes (with rest stops) <

night's session entitled "Buildinga put into Immediate use by em- to reach the top railing. ..m... .,. .. ...... ....... .. ... .J Jax 86 the held last business meeting of
ployees of Public Works and other I .h. .muu._........................_......._._ .mhm."""," Wednesday, June 6,
Speech" is Tim Morrow. Speakers five
departments, who climb the steel new members were wel-
include Casey Jones, Bill ladders, such as the ones on the comed. They were Velma Brooks,
Clark and Jim Piel. Master eval- overhead water tanks and radio Virginia Obermiller, Nellie Al-
uator will be Guy Gipple and oth- towers. lard, Rosalynne Johnson and

er speakers include Dick Agnew >' Phyllis Groupman.
The new safety device, designed
and Pete Dow.
FAREWELL WAS bade to Helen -
to prevent falls from ladders on
The June 21 meeting will be structures, consists of a carrier Hoogland, Elma EveroskI, and
held in the evening instead of at rail which is affixed to the center Sue Clinton. Helen and Elma are
noon. It will be Les Femmes Nightor life members of Jax 86.
of the ladder rungs. The
( bring your best girl night). proper consists of a safety belt, L k t \ \ A sponsors meeting was held at

Tentative arrangements have and hardware tested to 1,250 \t I Ii the club house Tuesday, June 12
been made to hold this meetingon pounds pull. The tensile strengthof at 1300 for those who volunteeredto

the patio near the swimmingpool. the carrier rail is 120,000 PSI meet the special FDR depend-

(pounds per square inch). ents train.

The Speechcraft Program No. :5 The safety sleeve, which rideson THANK YOU NOTES have
for June 21 will be "Evaluation or the rail, is manganese bronze been received from Miami and
Constructive Criticism," with Bill with a tensile strength of 65,000 Panama City Navy Wives Clubs,
Clark as instructor chairman. PSI and the safety snaps attached 3' for the hospitality shown duringthe

Toastmaster will be Tom Mooney, I to the ''belt are tested to 2,000 recent Southeastern Regional
while speakers will be Fred I pounds strength. 4 S # Y'M just" held in Jax.

Woodward, Dick DeLima, Don According to Charles Able, A dance will be held Saturday,
Thomas, and Phil Burnham. safety superintendent of NAS Jax, June 16"at 1930 in the Navy

The June 7 gathering had Lt the device is so completely safe Wives Club House, Dewey Park,

Ken Knoizen as toastmaster; and dependable that should the ,, Members, prospective members,
Dick DeLima, Lou Soutar and climber in some way:, make a I -- husbands and guests are Invitedto
misstep and lose his footing, he A LIFE SAVER-Workers trusted with climbing: the tall steel Join in for a good evening's
Thomas Ted
as speakers; ladders here feel a little safer now with the addition of the new
Morgan as special speaker; Sass could'fall only seven inches and safety rear. Louis Cheatham, a leadlngman at Public Works De- entertainment. There will be a
Sasser as master evaluator; Bill hang free before resuming his partment, demonstrates (top) the new safety device while hanging dance band and prizes for dance
Clark, Tim Morrow and Casey climb. completely free of a ladder. The new and the old are shown contests.
In the bottom photo. David Finley, (left) of Public Works, is
Jones and Vince Most of the steel ladders at The Not New Shop will close
as evaluators; rigged up in the old style climbing gear, while Cheatham Is ready
Anania, table topics. NAS Jax are vertical, with the to go with the new foolproof equipment. Tuesday, June 26 at 1200.U .

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Admin NARTUDeadlocked


Mainside Golf ALLEYBULLETINContFalriaz

Wholesale changes in the stand. defeated -
VA-172's Bluebolts, %-0,
ings were the order of the day in Tuesday night for'the Mainside

the Mainside Intramural Golf League title.

League this week when Opera. IN ) tt t1r % The VA-172 Bluebolts sent VC-.

tions and VP-18 both dropped out 02 down to a 2.0 defeat in a postseason

r of circuit play, reducing the loop t playoff this week to win

to 13 teams. } I the Mainside\ League's National

Intramural directors of the I division title.. '

league ruled that all matches It meant not only the crown

I played with the two clubs in !but also renewed prestige for the

question would be invalid and i Bluebells who very nearly blew

scratched from the standings.The i their championship chances in the

resulting picture together final week of the season after
with the week's links action left ,leading the division for the en.

the loop leadership in a deadlock tire 24 match schedule.

between NARTU and Administration

Leading by three full games as
with both teams
the final week opened, the front-
26.10 records for a .722 percent 1M
.runners suddenly found them
age. ------------r 1>:"'- <'
selves with their backs to the
NARTU WAS IDLE, but the BOWLING CIIAMPS-These five members of the Deuces captured the NATTOnter Women's
Administrators dropped from sole I Bowline League title in the season just completed Left to right are Rose Weatherby, Jane God I wall as VA-44 pulled off a stun.

possession of the top spot into a dard, Nadine Maze (captain), Edna Bolin and Sue Van Beck.Blockbusters ning 3.1 upset. To complicate
matters, VC-62 won seven pointsin
tie when Fasron 109 handed thema
its remaining two matches and
3.2% setback. Pete Gushanas
Six Here Top deadlocked the Issue at 77.19winslosses
John Christie and newcomer Rex-

el Goodman all gained points for Open Champs apiece.
Admin, Gushanas's match endingin But the Bluebells got up steamin

with Ed On the playoff and downed the
a split Connell of Fas Golf DaySix
Compronites in two straightgames
ron. Frank Richards, Archie Fow-:
ler and George Williamson got Station golfers were to join ComFairJax in the

the points for the winners. boasting that they had beaten sudden death playoff for ,the
I j>.it the National Open golf cham-
VC-62 climbed within one point I league title and 1,000 Ironman
pions this week after pitting
Trophy points.
of VAH-1 by downing the At-

tackers, 4V4-1H, with Lee Blod- their skills in a nation-wide VA-172 took the opening game

get, Pete Mongilardi, Del Evans MissilemenLead golf day last Saturday. with a 893 aggregate score to 856

and Jim Gibbs triumphing over Using the Calloway handicap for VC-62, then walloped the los-
system as a basis, golfers all
their VAH-1 opponents.Bill Hamilton ers in the second game, 856682.
scored the lone win fop the over the country parlayed their John Lloyd led the individual
Soft bailers talents and for
Center the handicaps
Attackers, although teammate. performances of both teams for
18 holes against the 0
the evening with torrid 412
,, George Waters split with VC62'sJohn !.
: Osmond. Ordnance Blockbusters and Naval Air Weapons System School champs, Jack Fleck and Fay score for the two games.
Crocker. Fleck shot 69 andwomen's
COMFA11UAX MOVED up Missilemen are knotted atop the NATTCenter softball league: as a Lloyd rolled the night's best
titlist Miss Crocker
from ninth into fifth with a 3- play in the second half reached the midway stage: last week. The effort in the opening game, a
carded"an 80.
2& decision over Supply-Fiscal. two teams are Elated to meet June 27. sizzling 221, and then followed it .
Two local Nadine
Led by George Johnson's 41, the Aviation Electrician Sparkles, with a 191 total in the closing
Paul Johnson led the stickers. Maze and Lou Gingrich, bested
Fleet Airmen grabbed tallies in one of the best played gamesof contest. Don Mairose followed
i Bob Crow hit and pitched Nav- Miss Crocker's score; Station
when Johnson, John Dierker and the current season spilled Aviation Lloyd with a 348, and other
AirWcaps Missilemen to a 7.4 victory champion Mrs. Maze tallied a
Len Curtis all won their matches. Ground Officers School scores included Frank Hitt, 340;
over Administration with net 76 which included a 93 witha
Glen Sutton and Bob Long won from first place with a 3-1 victory. Eugene Sombo, 332; and Clifton
Bob Hukka, Johnny Roberts and"Pappy" 17-stroke handicap. Mrs.
for Supply, with the sixth match IT WAS A MOUND duel between Bradford, 317.VC62's .
Inscoe also contributingto Gingrich shot a 109 gross but
ending in Bright McDaniels of the
a split CF.rsDarrell
scores were: Jim Bolin,
the hitting. ended up with a 75 on the
May and Joe Joharinsen. winners, with nine strikeouts and handicap basis. 348; John Osmond, 301; A. F. Fel-
Fasron 6 also made it tough for only three hits, and Jeff Lazarus Support Splinters, 5, AE-2, 3; ler, 292; Gordon Blackstock 282
Beating Fleck by one stroke ;
AO, 8, MarAvDct 7 NavAir-
who had strikeouts and allowed ;
the Supply club seven
downing Bill Gillen
scores of 68 were: Don Hardy, 157 (one game) and
Weaps 15 AK 9.NATTCenter.
51h.% when 'all only five hits. Home runs ,
team memberswon
80-12; T. J. Hornbuckle, 77-9; Bob Perkins, 115 (one game).
their matches with by Sim Woodham and Frank Fos- Softball
the exception ,
R. E. Lieurance, 86-18 and R. FINAl fTANIHNGS
of M<1x Replogle who benner spelled the margin for the Team Won Lost AMERICAN
M. McCauley 8113.
AO School Team W J. rd.$
halved a point with Supply's Sparkics. 4 0 Como'alr.Tax 91 Ii .948
Sutton. .. I Ten runs in the first two innings NavAirWeaps 4 0 Supply! 7o 26 .72!)

Standings as of Tuesday (A.M.), hardly proved enough for AE-1 School 3 1 WEATHER OUTLOOKFriday rAW.Il 59 3i ,:,615

June 12: the Aviation Electrician Sparkles AGO School 3 1 Partly cloudy, possible Boathouse Electronics: :11 tl.1 43 39 .576.552

1'h. rho who had to stave off Aviation SupSplinters 2 1 Spec. Serv. 52 :: .542
Team lima Lost ? t. showers. Dispensary 52 :,542
Administration 26 10 .Tn Storekeeper rallies before finally AE-2 School 2 2 !)er onncl' 48 411 .500
NARTU Hospital 23 13 10 ..1.19'722 winning, 16.10.MOODY'S MarAvDet '2 2 Saturday- Partly cloudy, scat. Public Works 16 80 167

Fasron 109 26 16 .6a RAIDERS from Ma- AN-P School 0 4 tered showers. NARTII 0 84 .125
ComFalrJaitFasron 2'J 14 .611 9G ..000N.TION.U.
21 rine Aviation Detachment handedthe Admin. 0 4 Sunday Cloudy and scatter. .

VC-62 VAH-l 23 19y1 ..560 AE School Franklins their AK School 0 5 ed showers. Team W L Pet.

Supply-Fiscal 21 26' ..4488 first defeat of the second half, VCSS2I1I1x777: 39 ..92
V A-44 20
VArlTJ 15'"4 i24 3: 6 9-3, as Chuck Pless tossed up a .r.- -- - - Fasron 8 71 25 .'140
AIU 61 34
FAW-11 5 37 .119 ..95&l 1 .6-16
Marine 2 28 .067. one-hitter. Dick Chevaux and V Communications AM 5161 3385 .604

I I J LL STAR GUI ILU LOT Vo'.22 VP.16 42 42 M M .438.4.1R
Servicemen Have Chance To Vote -
VA lIS' 345 61 ..365

National League American League I II VF-435 1199 71 ..271tl3

For 56 All-Star Game Candidates I 1 1 1I : winner. 11 n .135 I t t'Playoft

Armed Forces Press Service will join with the nation's press lb I .

and radio to help conduct the poll for the 1956 All Star game which 2b 'I II This week's NATTC Mixed

.will be played July 10 at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D. C. I-_ I Doubles Bowling was highlightedby f

In recent. years the Chicago Tri I I
the Fosters 4-0( from I
bune has acted as the clearinghouse League players, excluding pitchers I II sweep .

for the poll. The Tribune in this order: first base, second I ss I II the Blessingers.; The Fosters had '

withdrew this spring. At the request base, third base, shortstop, II I the season's high team series of

of Commissioner Frick hundreds left field, center field, right field I 'I f -I I II 1053, and Claude Foster a 233 ,
and catcher. Pitchers will be selected I .
of newspapers, radio and I game. The Padgetts took the ;
the cf 1I I ;
by respective' mana-
TV stations have
announced their I
and the
I Varnes
willingness to cooperate in con gers. I
r' iI t downed the Perkins 40.Current .
I r ,
ducting the poll. BY TRADITION, the previous j'
VOTING OPENED June I I II II standings
on 1 year's World Series managers pilot I C :
and will close at the local level I J \
I Stahls 9 P 60
the all star teams-in this case I l'PadgelU '
(AFPS) at midnight June 22. II 11 5 .6AA ,
AFPS will tally the votes and : Casey Stengel of the New 'York I DtpalmaJ 8 4 .667
Name R 4 .667
:' submit them to the Commissioners Yankees for the American Leagueand : Base I II Boa wrlghta 7 5 ..M.1.M.1otthot.

<; office every Tuesday and Walter Alston for the National I I 7 5 .M.1
S. Varnes R 8 .500
; Thursday. Final tabulations must League. 's-----r--------------------. Greenwood I 8 .500

t. be sent into the Commissioner by Send your ballots to: Sports The 1956 All-Star baseball classic will be played ';Griffith }Hle.slnge"'OItera 6 6 ..500.MOPerkin.

midnight June 26. The results will Editor, Armed Forces Press Serve Stadium in Washington, D.C. July 10. If t/oti want to nominate your I I .500O'Neal.
( favorite American League and National League player, excluding 5 7 .411
be announced shortly thereafter. ice, 250 West 57th Street, New pitcher, for the game, simply fill out the above ballot and forward Astons 4 3 ..3313
I to: Sport Editor, Armed Force Press Service, 250 West 57th St., D. Varnf'IJ! 4 II .3.13 "
York 19 N. Y.Remember .
J' In making out your ballot for New York 19, N. Y. The voting officially opened June 1 and closes Lancaster. 4 8 ..311Kanes

AFPS, vote for your favoriteL the voting! closes at the local level (AFPS) on midnight June 22. AFPS will tally the 1 11 .083
rote and submit them'to the office of Baseball Commissioner Ford High ladlrldvil Arersr
American League and National midnight June 22. Frick. Men Women-Greenwood-Paris' 133i 171



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14 June 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven


,... '. .. "" FLAILING FLIER-Currently
Haws No. Paces I ,: ..... "".'" the lax fliers' -big gun" Fliers Pensacola
....'t,.' ,.1 at the plate Is centerfielder Stop ;

T;, <.:.. Jerry Harvey who leads the
TossersThe .
'Shoe club with .355
: a average
':'. t' through the first 26 games this Gordon Here For TwoIt

horseshoe tossers from Naval season. Harvey also leads with

\ Air Weapons System School ""H't ZS RBI'i and 7 hits In his 104 took all of innings to do it, but the Jax Navy Fliers finally

No. 1 team swept two matches In ; : 'f''''trips...,to. the. ...platter.''"' '''''N vanquished their old foes from NAS Pensacola last Saturday 4-3,
the opening week of play in the ,:" %. > .>. < :';r" (o. .';; after deadlocking the Goslings Friday for the second consecutivetime

NATTCenter league last week '. 'f', ., ."" r; I" .-4, in a 14-inning thriller.

and led the circuit without a < : s : The victory Saturday was the
: :{ :: f. BOROFF WAS pursuing a no-

defeat. ., ,:. .. third of the week for the Fliers hitter with two gone in the fifth
The results "..," ';*.",;<'f'.
: ', who had previously knocked off when he walked the bases full

NavAirWeaps-1! ), AGO-2 ((0)) '. -fM;> 1 ..,:'.*W"1: :;:: Robins, Ga. AFD twice in a road and then gave up his first hit, a

-Roberts defeated Gose, 2114, "- series, 15-3 and 6-3. two-run single to Tom Karpa-

21-3; Sauers defeated DeMarco, .' V After boosting their year's record wich, which was followed by

21.14,14.21, 21-5; Roberts defeated .,'" ',< ,. >'. ;i'J, \t;,,, *: to 18 wins, 12 losses and two Fielder Jim Joyce's costly error
Simmons, 18-21, 21-11, 215. L ,: ;' {fl 'J : ; Frank 'McCaffrey's
; ;t + :. ties, Manager which allowed two more runs to
NavAirWeaps-1 (3)), SupSplin- ., % ': '..' ...;' .t'.t
: .
:.. .. men headed for Fort Banning to
:t'<< : 2>. t score.
< :;
ters-l Roberts defeated Pen- : $JIi : > + s.1t"1*'
(0))- .; x' .
.- ., '<, .."t'.. r ... play a' pair with an Army dub, After that four outburst the
21-14 Rotter defeated III',. ,.. ,,...,... .,I'f'. \ ', '" run
nington, 21-0; : ). ...". '.- that the local squad claims is one
:t.' J' :;( big lefthander settled down to
White, 2117. 21-10; 'Sauers ; /. ., <.,. ,:.. <...::. .,.)..1"v' .". of the toughest foes they've faced bold the Goslings at bay while
defeated Lamont, 21-10 '2112. Ii '...., .,
>>/ .
., all.eason. Jax split with Bcnning
k ';, ; < ; 1,; his mates wasted many good
AGO-1 (2)), AO (1)) -Weaver .
: on Mason Field earlier, winning
chances to win the Jack
-t game.
defeated Monroe, 21-3, 21-4; Hall
; >' ; t 9-5; then losing, 75. sonville tied the contest at 4-4 in
(AO) defeated Lazarus, 21.5, ..213 -
THEN THE NAY horsehidcrs
the sixth and the two teams bat-
Shepherd defeated Miegowski
; ,
return home tomorrow to face tled to a stalemate for the remaining
21-13, 2110.
'., ';. Fort Gordon in a FridaySaturday eight stanzas.SATURDAY'S .
AGO-1 (2)), ,SS-2 ((1))-Weaver
: }. set-to before drawing a rough: melee also
defeated Freeman, 21-8, 21-4; Me-
road assignment with the Parris looked for awhile like a standoff
Daniel (SS) defeated Lazarus ''21-
Island Marines, one of the nation's until Jacksonville pushed across
8, 21-12;; Shepherd defeated Harris -IIwr\\s 1
I ,
21-12, 217. top service diamond aggre- a single score in the bottom of

gations. I the ninth to break a '.3 tie.
AN-P (NavAirWeaps-2) (1)-) 't
: :: Last week's series with the 'Rightfieldcr Ray Hayes. double
\ Gardner defeated Frantz, 21-12,
". tJ Goslings was perhaps the best scored Pete Tenerowicz from sec
21-8 Stevens defeated Foster 21- .
; ,
L.. ...
baseball seen in the local orchard ond and broke up the game.
18, 12-21, 21-7; Ziegenhagen (N)
this year. After playing to a 4-4 Ron Syme hurled the entire
defeated Gann, 21-10, 2117.
deadlock in their last previous contest for Jax Navy scatteringnine

AN-P ((2)), SS-2 (1))-Freeman VP-18 Wins 21 StraightIn ,
meeting at Pensacola, the two hits while his mound oppo-
(SS) defeated Gann, 21-11, 21-7;
Stevens defeated McDaniel, 13- Navy 'clubs proceeded to stage a nent, Al Hausemann of Pensacola,

14-inning repeat Friday in a three limited the Fliers to six safeties.
21, 21-13, 21-6; Gardner defeated
Mainside SoftballOnly hour, 15 minute battle that was Syme struck out five and passed
Harris, 21.9, 2117.
finally! called because of dark two; Hausemann walked four but
AK (3)), AE-1 (Fegenbush) failed
ness. strike out anyone.
defeated Gallant, 21.9, 21-2; Harris VC-C2 retained a mathematical chance of over-
The heartbreakerfor Filers line
game was a vs. scores:
defeated Fosbenner, 21-0, 21- hauling title-bound VP-18 this week as the win-hungry Pa local pitcher Jim Boroff who NAS Pensacola-000200010 .tIlauseman .
3; Curry defeated Hetz, 21-7, 255. trolmen ran their unbeaten string to a sizzling 21 straight
pitched effective ball for 13 of the I and KarpawichJax
games. 14 innings, losing his control- Navy -000 300 001

The Patrol Squadron, which defeated ies on the hill. Blackstock limitedthe and a needed two run leadinhis Syme and Slater

CrackerjaxSlam VC-62 earlier in the sea- and bad .
Marines to only two hits one frame the fifth.

son, picked up three more winsto the Personnelmen to three. Third

automatically eliminate the baseman Gary Page clouted two LantFlt Swim

Wafs; championship hopes of the cir home runs for the Compronitcs Sailing Club
cuit's other 22 clubs.
in the Marine

Hold Streak So strong was the Patrolmen's I Improving Fasron game. 6, which has Charts Course Meet Set For

: pitching for the week that their played .600 ball for the past sev Aerodynamics first was

'The Jax Navy CrackerJax opponents managed only one run eral weeks after losing its first studied under scudding sails Jax
travel to Eglin Air Force Base tomorrow in the trio of contests. The eight games, brought its record and as the' Jax Navy Sailing

with a three"gamc win- league-leaders stormed through to 3.10 with an 18-8 decision over Club I began its organization

ning streak tucked under their .. Personnel, 11-0; 0 & R, 11.1 and VAh-1. meeting last week with repre- The cream of Atlantic Fleet

belts to meet Waf VW-4, 3D.RALEIGR. (1.." sentatives from the Naval Air swimming talent was begin-
a strong crew, I
in a two game series. GREEN was the TeaM W::11 0 L 1.000 Pet. IWiliadVPIIJ Station attending, a new clubis ning to filter into NAS Jax

Despite the sidelining of first mound hero of the week for VP- rl fA 1 .769,917 I%, contemplated. this week for the big fleetvvide
7VW.4 ComFairJax J tourney which is slated for
and operations 10 3 .769 From aK:
stringers first baseman Shirley 18, pitching all three games '750
9 S 7 Navy Marine Aviation De- June 2528.
.7M %
Hanson and chucker Diana Fitz- hurling a no-hit, no-run
because of injuries?<, the against luckless PersonneL Green VA>.flt&l 9 9 3 3 .750: '7-t%: tachment, and NATTCenter, The event is the first of two
Marines 3 .667 representatives attended to see maJor heldon
Waves sports playoffs being
5 5VF.171
were too much in the field struck out 12 batsmen in this .'urfll1Ot! 8' 71
..500 10NARTU what "iron men and woodenships" the Station this Summer All-
: 6 6 ;
in the tilt
whiffed 10
and the for the Keesler more
at plate game,
6 6 .5<<10 ]01n'.171 had to offer. Eastern will also
Navy golfers
Wafs last Friday and Saturday, with 0 & R, and then roundedout 7 8 .461 11
Cona'caUoftl S II .429 11% The second meeting, was come aboard for their meet in
capturing both tilts, 13-6 and 85. the week by polishing off 14 V AII-1 5 8 .3115 12
4 % planned for today (Thursday) early August. After competinghere
Hurricane batters to run his 5 333 32
Fitzpatrick was on the hill for
SUEtIJ' 4 in Building 501. Election of the winning pool and tank
the three 4 II .3.13 12unt
the Waves in both and strikeout total to 36 for
games } : S 10 21 i4 officers will be held and busi- men will go to the All-Navy
went all the way in the final encounter contests.In .
'AETU 2 11 .154 14Pero ness of the future sailing club Swimming Meet at ComElevcn in
despite an injured knee. addition, Green allowed only 0 111 ..154.010 16eom.'alrJn 15 will be discussed.
Slamming their way, to victory six hits and five bases on ballsto 0 It .01" lTI% July.Most: of the action in the tour-

behind the five hit pitching of I his three opponents. The Patrolmen ney will take place during the

Carol Hooser, the Crackerjax! lost six of their-nine regular final two days, with events beingrun

overpowered a Prudential Insurance ball players to deployment off in the indoor pool at

combine Monday evening: schedules last week but were still NATTCenter. Preliminary trialsin
in the Girl's City League. Nan
too tough to handle.. each event arc slated for the
Ward yielded the big bat for the
MANAGED to hang on morning sessions and the finals
Waves, sending five tallies across VC-62
the plate with a triple and a to its title hopes by running will be swam at night.
After two days of working out
double. roughshod over the Marines, 27-5,

and Personnel, 12-0, with Gordon in the local pool, the fleet swim-

Blackstock picking up two victor- doi mers go into action the morningof

Braves Home the 27th, beginning. with the

-s 1,500 meter freestyle finals and

Until TuesdayThe Archery Tourney then running. through trials in

one meter diving, 100 meter but-
Jacksonville Braves and Sunday Af
terfly, 200 meter freestyle 400
the Charlotte Hornets wind up a entries from NATTCenter, meter individual medley and 400

three-night series here tonight in VP-18, Cecil Field and the Jax I'i meter freestyle relay events.
the local ball park, and then the
Bowhunters, a Finals in those same events arc
high-flying Braves go on the war- will be held -
archery tournament scheduled for the same evening.

path against Montgomery's Rebels Sunday on the NATTCenter range On the 28th, trials in the three

I tomorrow, Saturday and Sundayin beginning at 1300. meter diving, 100 meter freestyle,

a home series. The three classes are free style, 100 meter breaststroke, 400 meter .
j The local then
Sally Leaguers instinctive handicap and open. freestyle, 400 meter medley relay
close out the current home stand
list and 400 meter individual medley
in the NAS entry
with Savannah
.a single tilt with Goodard VP-18; Tom events will be held, with the finals
are Carl .
Monday new night.Jax's ,downtown. diamond Pickett, Johnny Ryder, Bill and :..'.:...._-.-...m _-_ _-m-_-..,-.- .- ,.. .... ,-_. .,,_. ..---_. taking place that same evening.

plant is located'a block'north of Rose Weatherby, AE School; Paul OUTFIELD TRIO-When the Sixth Naval District Softball Local fleet unit swimmers interested -

the Gator Bowl. Single night Underwood, AO School and Larry Tourney rolls around in August these three flychasers of the in participating' in the
Beneke, NATTCenter Adminis- NATTCenter varsity are expected to be in the thick of the diamond meet are urged' to contact Lt.
games begin at 2000 and double- action at Green Cove Springs. The trio left to right) Includes Dave Barksdale of the ComFairJax -
headers start at 1830. Play ball tration. Dornath and Anuzew l. The
George Guzman, Art Jerry staff', hosts for the tveut at
time for Sunday single contests Chuck and Brady Ebersole are club is currently competing in the Jacksonville City League and .
extension 2564.I
is 1500 and 1330 for twin bills. two Cecil Field entries. sports a' 2-1 record.


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Page Eight JAX roB NEWS 14 JtIle 1956

I Szarmanski To Leave After

41 Years9 Federal Service

Alfred Szarmanski, foreman
miniature hammocks denoting the
employed at NAS Jacksonville
leisurely life ahead for this high <<.
Supply Department, who will re ::r
ly regarded employee. One of tho 't :
tire Tate this month after com < <
earliest employees of NAS Jad1-,

pleting military nearly 41 duty years and of combined civil sonville, arriving here from Pen k A < i1J 1"- t'
sacola nine days after the Stationwas

service employment honored last with Fridayby the commissioned, "Szar" holds t'' : : .. t ; ;' I f

Navy a ,group was Of station supervisors, military the affection and of civilian.all his associates, J rt : .. :I 1

top-level civilians and Naval of fit -
cers. AMONG\ TilE HONORS paid

Sharing honors at a luncheon him during the luncheon, was a

held in the Civilian Cafeteria was commendation read by Comdr.

1 Mrs. Szarmanski who sat proudly John N. Myers; executive officerof

beside her husband at the headof the Station, on behalf of the

a U-shaped table decked with commanding officer commending

yellow blossoms and an array of him for his substantial contribution -
to the establishment anak
growth of the Supply Department -

&mmD and his interest and initiative -
in all his assignments. It HONORS FOR "SZAR"-Statlon 'Ips".rathered last Friday to honor Alfred Szarmanski, Sup
Department foreman (center), who retires this month with nearly 41 yean of federal service
FOR RENT closed with the statement: "This Ely to right are Lcdr. W. M. Williams, materials officer, Supply Department; Comdr. John N. My
2 bdrm. C.B.S. hse. 5560 'Shore- Station and the Supply Department ers, NAS Jax executive officer; Leonard Eubanks, industrial relations officer; Starmanski, holding I
wood Road. Gar. EV 86373. will forever be indebted to a commendation and plaque presented' during the luncheon in his honor; Mrs. Szarmanski; Comdr.
Barksdale. 'J. V. Koch assistant Supply officer: and Claude Cribbs, master mechanic and president of the mas-
you your many accomplishments ter mechanics and foreman's association.
3 rm. furn. apt. 2811 Iroquois Av. ," to which comment Comdr.

EV 86937. Richardson. Myers added "NAS loses a member -

2 bdrm. hse. Gar. $100. 4622 Gates. of its management team'with Two Laws ectingE mployees' TI Yeoman Story

4 rm. upper gar. apt. $60. 2732% : your, departure."

Lydia St. EV 9-5703. J lau ford. Following the commendation, Wins, 'Life In This

4 rm. unfurn. apt. $55. 3800 May- Leonard Eubanks, industrial relations Insurance Benefits PassedTwo Navy' Essay ContestA
flower St. Johns. ,
officer, who served 'as
3 rm. furn. apt. Avail. June 16. $30 master-of-ceremonies humorous story of "blood
presented Federal employee bills 'affecting life insurance protectionand
Doctors Inlet. CO 48524. Lowe. Szarmanski with a plaque on behalf family survivorship, benefits have been siJned.into. law by for liberty" by a yeoman stationed
2 bdrm. unfurn. hse. $45. 3258 of the NAS supervisors given President Eisenhower. at Treasure Island,

Broadway Ave. Scott. "in and to is Calif., headed the five winners
appreciation perpetuate Retroactive to Aug. 29, 1954
2.bdrm.. unfurn. hse., $90. 2211'' friendships." a law providing Federal life insurance have to pay any premiums to retain announced in the "Life In This
Blanding Blvd., Lakeshore. EV the life insurance protection, Navy" contest begun ,last fall.
SZARMANSKI WAS visibly protection government
9-1245 or EL 6-3771. Moreno. nor will employees "who have In the contest based on con-
moved by the tribute, and responded employees on their beneficiaries
1 bdrm. furn. apt. $50. 549 OgramSt. in'cas'es compiled enough years'of serviceto tributors' own experiences,
outlining colorful where employees are
EV 7-7252. Coker. retire on a disability retirement. Yeoman Third Class ThomasR.
ecdotes from his 'career. Enlisting forced to leave their-jobs because
3 bdrm. hse. $50. 5727 KnollwoodDr. Tatera, assigned to the Staffof
in May, 1913, he outfitted'and ot j job-connected injuries, Illnesses -
EV 75079. Kerman. The second bill now become the Commander, Pacific Re-
commissioned vessels in the Mexican or disabilities.
1 bdrm. upper unfurn. apt Avail. law waives the one-year require- serve Fleet, at the west coast
June 15. $70. 2580 Riverside. Inquire Campaign, 1914; advanced UNDER THE OLD LAW, work- ment for family survivorship ,base won first place.

Apt. No. 2 EV 8-9393. through the rates to Chief War- ers on unpaid leave of absenceof benefit' purposes in cases when Tatera's anecdote, titled"A
rant Officer; and was recalled to more than one year automat- '"
Cowart. federal employees leave the Government Request for Blood, con
active duty in, World War II as ically had their life insurance pol- II
hse. 5420 Wescon-
2 bdrm. furn. and later return. The oldaw' cerned an incident in which
nett Blvd. EV 89439. Parks. Security:Officer Seventh Naval Ides cancelled"theend-of-that' stated that a' returning employee blood donorS Treasure' Island

Sm. turn:apt 4633 Wheeler Ave. district. His ,civil service career time. had to be back at least were to get special liberty -'

EV 94275. Groves. began in.1929 .at NAS Pen col"a: I Although the U. 'S. Employees one year' in the event of his but were delayed.

2 bdrm. furn.. gar. apt. 8308 Collins Coming to' NAS Jacksonville inOct. Compensation Board' will have death before? his survivors could -Other winners included:
Road. CO 45871. ., 1940, he has served on the the final'word whether
Tyner. on an claim survivorship,benefits. under Chief Yeoman ,Francis J.
2 bdrm. unfurn. hse. $65. Avail. Civil Service Board of Examiners is able to 'return to his '
employee the'civil; service i retirement sys- Walch: Naval Station, Orange,
July 10. 5404 Marcia Circle. EV since 1941; on the Incentive Job; the new law continues the tem. Tex., second; Lt. Comdr. Rich-

8-7452. Byrd. Awards Committee since 1949; on life insurance policies for as longas 4Fishing ard Minasian, Canoga Park,

1 bdrm. furn. hse. $65. 4518 Mar- the Safety Committee; and numerous he is off the job and draws Calif., third; Lt. Comdr. Ran

quette St. EV 7-4314. Milbery. other boards and com- compensation from the Board. Contest dolph W. King, Bureau of .

2 rm. furn. apt. Priv. entrance. mittees. EMPLOYEES INCURRING job- Ships Washington, D. C.
2967 Selma St. EV 9-6480 Neil. In April of this year Szarmanski fourth, and Boilerman First
I connected disabilities will not Winners Listed
FOR SALE .received a letter of. commendation i Class Claude C. HUe, Navy Recruiting ..
2 bdrm. C. B. hse. 3 Ige. lots from the :secretary of the Station, Portland, Ore.

$12,000 total. CO 49234. Davis Navy for 40 years. of noteworthy F v ;G!>w'Y p For May EntriesThe fifth.

,3 bdrm. hse. $700 dwn. 5105 Ban- federal service. The winners will be awarded
shee Ave., Venetia Terrace..CO month of May winners in
"When I leave, Szarmanski :0R6y4 trophies.-AFPS( ).
the Civil Service Fishing Contest,
45432. Thomson.
ended, "I do so with the happy
3 bdrm. hse. partly furn. 6027 : which showed an increase in en-
feeling that I have always done R SRR'st ;
Saber Dr. EV 74957. Tucker. tries, have been announced by the
my best, 'whatever task was assigned Jax Included
dwn. 3104 W. fishing committee.In .
3 bdrm. hse. $800 I
me.; am proud and happyto
5th. EV 8-3139. Bogeagis. have served the Navy more the black bass competition, I (Continued from Page 1)

2 bdrm. hse.} 6021 Saber Dr. $50. than 40 years"Diaper first prize in men's competitionwent i Jacksonville, at a figure reportedas

3 bdrm. hse. 2 baths. Vacating to R. G. Ferreiod, of Over- $31,965,000, is being studied by

July 12. 7407 Greenway Dr., __ SS haul and Repair Department, who the subcommittee.
Ortega Hills. EVergreen 8-0641 SpecialContinued hauled in a nine pound bas out NAS Cecil Field has a plant

Wozcncraft. of Fruit Cove> He was awardeda value of $18,838,000, and a pres-
( from Pare 1)
Trade equity of 3 bdrm. hse. for spinning reel. ent construction program esti

home in Sanford. 3 miles South well, Commander Fleet Air Jax: Top ladies' catch in the bass mated at $17,726,000. According to

of Orange Pk., Blanding Road. .William S. Johnson, of the Jack- category was landed by Mrs. Ella the'' Washington announcement,

YM CO 45053. Saunders. sonville Chamber of Commerce: Lund, wife of Eddie Lund of 0 this major operating field will

3 bdrm. hse. Near NAS. $1,000 Mayor Haydon Burns of Jackson- & R. She snared an eight-pound, spend some $4,052,000 in fiscal
ville and Mayor J. D. Sams of 1957 and 'in.
equity, $65 mo. 4034 Tyndal 11 ouncer at Scotties Corner. She $7,511,000 fiscal 1958,
Dr., Cedar Hills. EV 82234.' Jacksonville Beach; and numer- also claimed a spinning reel. No providing the requested appropriations *
ous other dignitaries to
McDonald. are's .
2 bdrm. hse. Near. N A S. F 11 A make the travelers feel at home. S R children's were receivedin
equity, low payments. 1282 Both the Admiral and Mayor xd6 division-glass fly rod;
IN TilE SALT WATER division
Burns tendered official words t children's division life jacket
Peacefield Dr. EV 8-0036. Wills of ---S : ;
2 bdrm. hse. $49.5255 Camille Av. welcome, and Lcdr. Ted P. Mor- prizes went to R. A. Murdick, 0 Salt Water-kerosene lanterns.
Si R, who caught a speckled trout
EV 98680. Roberts. gan of the Air Station, acted as 't Entry blanks for the contest
weighing five pounds, 12 ounces
master ceremonies for this A F "3
3 bdrm. hse. GI equity, $53 mo.
be obtained from the following
while' fishing at Brown Creek: may
6027 Sabre Drive. EV 74957. unique occasion.
John Batey, 0, & R, who pulled committee members; 0 & R-

) Tucker.MISCELLANEOUS wives The who ceremonies have registered over, Navy as -a in a red bass weighing 14 pounds, I' Robert Sheese, emergency repair

four ounces, at south jetties and
\ Ride wanted from 6th and Ionia sponsors, loaded the new Florida ; division; Robert Brown, process
Samuel Deutch, O&R, who snareda
: ,- Sts. to NAS. Working hrs. 0730 residents into their cars for the one pound, six ounce whiting division; R. O. Belote, Bldg. 101U;

1610. EL 46850. Kurz. drive'to Magnolia Garden Apart- while fishing at Flagler Beach W. H. George, Bldg. 101V;'C. W.
Ride wanted from Arlington ments, Green Cove Springs,where ON Donna
Pier. Murdick was awarded a Anderson, Hangar 123; H. L.
Manor to NATTCenter. Work- they tire temporarily housed Reed, biff box office attraction
fishing rod; Batey, a reel, and 101 division
'for Columbia Pictures, will King, assembly' ;
availability of permanent
ing hrs. 0730 1610. Ext. 8532. pending Deutch also a reel.
housing. The dependents will not soon be seen in the studio's"Beyond Chuck Whisenmant, flight test;
Mrs. Wester. Monbasa. The locale D. E. Mason Public Works
see husbands and fathers until is deep'and mysterious Africa M. L. Hallbrook, disassembly.
Would like couple or a woman claimed the prize for
entry May.
August when the FDR is due to -and the male influence is
.. to help ,drive to San Diego, arrive at NAAS Mayport, its new handsome Cornel Wilde. This is PRIZES FOR THE month of Public Works-Jeanette Reilly

.. Calif. Leaving prior to June 23. home port, after sailing 15,000 how breezy Donna and cool dresses African for those eve June are as follows: Black Bass, and L. M. Bennett; Supply-H. II.

EV 85259. DeLack. .11iles around Cape Horn. nings. men's division-glass fly rod; wo Geyer.r .


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