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Jax air news
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United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
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July 5, 1956


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

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I Squadron 43 Pilot Top Scorer In All-Navy .Gunnery Meet I

The highly coveted honor as Wellman's efforts salvagedsome ron 211, NAS Moffett Field, Fighter Squadron 114, Marino sixth.
the Navy's air gunnery champion honors for the Atlantic Calif. Air'Station, Cherry Point, N.C. Final rankings: ">..,

has been bestowed upon a 'Fleet fighter pilots, who were Carrying the !I .a. In this first all-Navy gun First: VF-112, NAS Miramar,

Fleet Air Jacksonville pilot- out-gunned by Pacific Fleet pilots Atlantic Fleet nery championship held at NA. Calif., 2,964.
Ltjg) Harold Wellman, attached in the all-Navy aviation Second: VMF-314, MCAS El
banners were II AS El Centro, Calif., fighter pilots
Calif. 2,544.
to Fighter Squadron 43, gunnery title championships. Toro, ,
'based at NAS Jar Representing the Pacific Fighter Squadron fired 20-mm cannons at Third: VF-43, NAS Jackson- .

Competing at EI Centro, Cal., Fleet were Fighter Squadron 43, NASJackson towed sleeve targets over the vile, 2,380.
I. last week with VF-43, one of 112, NAS Miramar, Calif., the Chocolate Mountains gunnery Fourth: VF-211, NAS Moffett
the squadrons representing the overall winner with 2,964 vile; Fighter range at 15,000 and 25,000 feet. Field, Calif., 2,224.

Atlantic Fleet, against the best points out of a possible 8,960; Squadron 33, In competition among squad Fifth: VF-33, NAS Oceana,

in the Pacific Fleet, Wellman Marine Corps Fighter Squad.. N A S Oceana, rons the Pacific Fleet took first, Va., 1,464. .
I, with his 20-mm cannon scored ron 314, Marine Air Station, >El Va.; and Marine : second, and fourth places; the Sixth: VMF-114, MCA

I 1,096 out of a possible 2,240. Toro, Cal.; and Fighter Squad Corps Wellman ,AtlantiC' Fleet third, fifth andit Cherry Point, N.C., 780



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t Jax Awaits y '4 To 14 In 10'

InvasionOf .r: Naval Marine Air, Reserve
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MiddiesNaval S.i
Hails 10th
i: : 4 ,; .. k ;
history will be made jp A J
Air Reserve Training Unit Jacksonville, familiarly -
here July 19 when 480 Annapolis known NARTU Jax, is joining with the 27 other similar

Midshipmen arrive ut' \ Jfi Uv 'v: activities throughout the nation in celebrating the 10th anni-

the Mayport Carrier Basin % ; tbt / versary of the. Naval and Marine Air Reserve Training Com-. ."

attoard the carrier USS Antie- mand.
tam, marking the first 'time"Middies" k ,,' July 7th marks the 10th anni also perform.
of the establishment of
have ever visited a :'f,' versary NARTU Jax is presently comprised
rM. Air Reserve Training Command,
>, of Air Wing 74 Staff Fas-
their ;
U.S. port of during .f but NARTU Jax has spaced its
annual cruise. ron (Patrol) 745; Fasron 741;-Attack -
summer ..j celebration to include this 'week!
Squadron 742 Patrol Squad.
and next in honor of the ;
organized -
the Antietamwill
Accompanying t4
'fa ; a t :; ron 741; Patrol Squadron 742; Air
units and the excellent !-
be six destroyers, one submarine Transport Squadron 741; :Marine
and one oiler. They will remain r a,, z'' record they have made duringthe 144
or Fighter Squadron }..Auxiliary
at Mayport for four days. past 10 years. Air Unit 741, Jax; Auxiliary Air

MORE THAN 5,000 enlistedmen A N ANNIVERSARY ball, Unit 743,.Orlando; Auxiliary Air
and about 220 officers at- scheduled Saturday July 7 at 2000( Unit 742 Columbia S.C. and Avi
_...,.... __ ..._ __ ;
tached to the ships will visit Jack :> :->>'**-W ot'IOIIInll' 1(1 m- "' at the Officers Club, highlightsthis ation Ground Unit 742 at Talla-

sonville and neighboring commu- MAN OF THE MONTH: Comdr. Sidney Enfelhardt, skipperof week's portion of the anni hassee.
nities, in addition to the Midship- Fasron 109, awards a certificate for $35 toward purchase of versary celebration. Officers and .
clothing at a leading Jacksonville clothier to Harry Bizzell, Mill, their ladies from the active duty
men.Many chosen as man-of-the-month at the squadron. Other nominees were
gala events have been awarded a 24-hour liberty establishment and all attached USS RandolphA
slated to entertain the visitors. squadrons will participate in a
Highlighting the calendar of affairs French-Riviera sidewalk c a f e
will be a "welcome dance"July Group Studies Technician motif. A ,cake-cutting ceremonywill Operating Off

19 on the riverfront terraceof highlight the occasion.A .

the Prudential building at 2000. celebration of Naval and Ma. Jax WatersThe

Dances for officers and enlistedmen Other IncentivesWith rine Air Reserve Night at the

from all participating ships .Pay Jacksonville' Braves' Ball Par carrier USS Randolph arrived -
have also been arranged.The preceding the Jax-Columbus
at the Mayport Carrier Basin -
Jacksonville Ski Club will an aim of retaining career personnel, especially game July 10 tops next week's
technicians, a special Defense Department committee is late Tuesday'' and will leave
give two performances. The first agenda. This will be an all hands
will be held adjacent to the car- studying the"overall picture of manpower in the Armed affair, with all Naval and Marine here today for a week's opera-

rier in the basin at 1500 July 19 Forces. Air Reserve personnel participating. tions in waters adjacent to Jack- ..

followed by a second exhibit of Overall job of the committee, Academy men, NROTC graduatesand Tickets to the game will beat sonville.
expert water skiing during dance headed by General Electric president other personnel with reduced cost,. with reserVed
expen- t'
() House" held aboard
Ralph Cordiner, is to get pen was
intermission at 2130 opposite the
seats for 50
sive training; greater use of civil- going cents.
Prudential building. more active duty mileage out of ship yesterday, July 4, with'sev-
ian such
contractors for IN
operations ATTENDANCE at the ballpark
PICNICS HAVE been arrangedat needed civilians.A officers. enlisted personneland as running laundry and ceremony will be the new eral thousand visitors pouring.

Jax Beach for July 20 followedin SWEEPING inquiry into messes; control of accrued leave commanding officer of NARTU, aboard in the afternoon.

the afternoon by the Beaches' many facets of military personnel pay; and unrealistic physical Capt. Norman, Anderson; the firs Air Task'Group 202, headed by
annual beauty pageant. The page- standards. skipper of NARTU Capt.. F. W.
policies that may lead to changesin Comdr. Ilebcr J. Badger, has embarked
ant is held 4 .
normally every July '.- Priestman; and all squadron skip-
service tours rotations leave
aboard to become the car
but was set back in honor of the
pers. squadron flags will
visiting "Middies." pay, assignments, job qualifications Anderson rier's air arm during its forth-
4 and special pay for technicians Capt. decorate the park. A special drill
is being undertaken by the team from the summer 85-day, accelerated coming Mediterranean cruise.

No .Friday ;MovieAt new Pentagon group. New Skipper Of training program will. The Randolph is slated to relieve r

King Hall Certain to be recommended is the USS Ticonderoga next

Because of indoctrination lec- technIcian pay, to keep needed enlisted : month. The "Big T" has aboard '
tures Friday afternoons, there is men and also compensationof NARTU JaxCapt. I Carrier Air Group 3, another NAS .

no movie scheduled in King If alL some sort for officer specialists., Cecil Field-based air group.
At other times the week Norman Oy,Anderson will
during In addition to pay problems, the
this July 11
After leaving area ,
the afternoon movies at assume his post as commanding
are 1400. committee will give attention to .
the Randolph will sail for Norfolk -
officer of Naval Air Reserve :
administrative improvements. : ..."" and leave there about
Training Unit, Jacksonville in .'
: (0'
ceremonies Friday at 0800 in \o i.': \ July 15 enroute to the Mediter-
BANK REVEALS gon has sent its "flexible reenlistnenf .. .
The ship is commandedby
Hangar 113.Captain ::;;; :L > ranean.
bonus proposition to the Edward J. O'Neill. '
NEW HOURSThe Budget'Bureau. The bonus would Anderson will relieve o' .
pay two and three times as muchas Comdr. Laurence Steffenhagen, .. : ./;;?
Station Facility Office of "
who has been acting skipper of : .
- the Barnett National Bank the present bonus to critically ,I" ''< '},:: '. ,.....). !') }/ '
< :
: :.: :', "':.. .
of .. ". ,
Monday of this week has initiated needed specialists. But it would NARTU since the departure "'.""';::;1": ..' ,,)", ':,'." Friday Partly cloudy with
new operating'hours. authorize payment of only half Capt. Wilson R. Bartlett last ,. .\. X. :: ; l) scattered thundershowers. Light
March. Comdr. Steffenhagen will ''.>>'.N
The bank will be from the present bonus to men in surplus ( northerly winds.
skills. resume duties as executive officer.FORMERLY :If Saturday Partly cloudy to'
1000 to 1500 Monday through
Thursday; 1100 to 1700 on Friday The Cordiner group is expectedto with the Bureau y .... ,. cloudy with showers throughout "
; and will be closed all dayon give special' attention to the ,of Aeronautics in connection with --""........-- the day.
Saturdays. fOllowing: I Naval Air Reserve matters, Capt. CAPT ANDERSON New Sunday Continued cloudiness
Longer service obligations for (Please turn to Pare 2, Col. <4)< NARTU skipper. and ..howers.Fighter .


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-. Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 5 July 1956

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Thursday, July 5
\ Malnside When Worlds Col-
Published. every Thursday tor Navy and Marine activities at Naval Air
I Station, Jacksonville Florida lide (drama): Richard Derr, Barbara *

NAS. JatktontUU Rush..
I Capt. William S. Harris -- ...!..... Commanding Officer NATTCenter Lover
I Boy!
IComdr. John K Myers Executive Officer
Fleet Air Jukloa\1U. (comedy drama): Gerard Philipe,
I I Rear Adm. Delbort S. Cornwell Commander Joan. Greenwood. '
Capt. Richard O. Greene Chief of Stall
Fleet Air Wing Eleve Hospital Marty (drama); Ernest
; I I ((apt. Dowen F. McLeod -., .,,...,...,......,.......,....,., _..__ CommanderComdr Borgnine, Betsy Blair
Richard Davis _____._............. .., Chief StaU Ottleer
Naval Air Terhalr" Training (1".tfor Friday, July 6 '
.. Capt. henry c. Dt'Lnnlt, Commanding orncerComdr. Mainside of
I Edward W. D1shop- ...,. ..- .-. ...'. ..-........ Executive Officer Sign Pagan
Naval lIollpltal (early Christian): Jeff Chandler,
.apt. Den3amln N. Ahl Cnmmandlng Officer Jack Palance. .
I <.:apt. L. A. Newton ... ...,...... ., Executive Officer
I KAUTU NATTCenter When Worlds
!I Comdr. Laurence F. Steffenhagcn ? Commanding Officer Collide (drama): Richard Derr,

The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. Si: Naval Air Station. Barbara Rush. '
I.Jacksonville I Florida, and printed O INlnI ncm-approprlated<< funds lIospitalLover Boy (comedy
ut no expense te the government and In mci NAVEXOS P-35. Rev.
I I Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station the drama): Gerard Philipe, J e an
1 Naval Air Technical Training Center. Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the Greenwood.
U. S. Naval Hospital.
Service Information Officer-Lcdr.'T, P. Morgan Saturday, July 7 .
Editor Andrew H. Plancy Mainside Secret Of Treasure

i 302 Staff; Nancy Reporters Ward. JO3.- Kathleen Button; Jack Holmes PHI; Marlon Cracraft Mountain (drama): Valerie

The SAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service French, Raymond Burr. '
.AFPS material appearing l in this publication may not be reprinted withoutthe NATTCenter
written permission of Armed Forces Press Service I Republication of other Sign Of Pagan'
matter except by service publications is prohibited without permission ofKdltor BLACKSTONE TO GUIDED MISSILES-From law books to (early Christian): Jeff Chandler, i
JAX AIR NEWS. guided missiles was the transition for Navy Ltjg( ) Richard Fassula, Jack Palance Rita '
Editorial offices located Main Administration Building. Phone extensions Gam. \
who was graduated this week from the Naval.Air Weapons System
8316 216 and 8164. Hospital When Worlds Col- j
School at NATTCenter. Fassula formerly was assistant legal officer
but later changed from Dlackstone to the math and physicsof lide (drama): Richard Derr, Bar-

thes Fleet Men To Test guided missiles. bara Rush.Kiddie Matinee '

New Bullets For Rustlers (western):'; .
Still Time To Enter The Wife Charles Starrett. Also Helping I

Officers and CPOs of various Paw (comedy). Saturday, July 7, i
fleet commands will be testinga In Mrs. U. S. Navy ContestThere's 1400.

new lightweight blue rain- Matinees

coat this Summer. ._ Mainside movie 1800 2000
still time, but not much, -- -
Of cotton-oxford water' repellent to get into the "Mrs. U. S. Navy second deck of Building 1. daily. Sundays and holidays, 1400 I.

(Prepared by NATTC Librarian material, the new rain- 1956" contest which will select A 500-word essay on "Why I :. 1800 2000.NATTCenter .

for all Navy libraries in the area.) coat will be single breasted the wife to be honored Sept. 15 at Like to be a Navy Wife", written movie 1400 -

; Long Way From Home: The and belt-less with black but- Long Beach, Calif. by the wife in her own handwriting 1800 2000.Hospital .
tons. Cost-$12 to $16. must accompany the entry movie 1900 only.
new books are here again and this With a definite deadline set for .
If the .
adopted, new wear forms.
is the new'book by the author July 15, enlisted career men who
will be New Executive
probably okayed as op Officer
who delighted both'' reader and intend to nominate their wives As the forms are being received,
tional There is to
no plan
audience with Teahouse Of The but haven't got around to' it, will members of the Fleet Reserve As- For 'Cane Hunters
change the raincoat worn by
August Moon. Here are eight the enlisted men. find entry forms available in the sociation which is sponsoring the Comdr. Nicholas Brango, formerly
varied stories of Americans, chief- office of the Jax Air News on the contest report that "We are partof attached to Fleet Weather

: ly those with the Armed Forcesin the Navy" is the recurrent sen- : Central Miami, has relieved Com
Japan and Korea. V VV Ali\a ;' timent expressed in the essays. I mander William Cain as executive

t Zoomles, Subs and Zeros: The All finalists will receive awardsof officer of Airborne Early Warning I

primary mission of submarines is proportional value. Among the Squadron Four (VW-4)).
I to sink enemy shipping but hereis major awards which will be pre- Comdr. Cain, exec since Janu-

another mission carried out heroically sented to Mrs. U.S. Navy 1956 area ary 1955, goes to Lockheed Aircraft -

in World War II. Rescuesof '56 automobile, $2500 in cash, a Burbank, Calif as Bureau '
of Aeronautics
downed .fliers by the Subma- complete new wardrobe and a representative.

rine Lifeguard League resulted in wq taci free trip to 14 major cities in the

"one of the outstanding examples ., U.S. and Hawaii for the whole ,
of inter-service team work in the ,* family. I- t. :
Pacific war", according to General .
Lemay's statement. This accountof
that unusual submarine assign- : Capt. Anderson
ment is spine-tingling'readirgl! y Nn
: (Continued from Page 1))
Power: Suspense story of a .. Anderson arrives just in time to
.committee of nine testing endur- participate in NARTU's programin .w3
,ance qualities for the Navy. 1L
conjunction with the 10th anni

Wild Horse Lightning:: The latest 1 ut versary of the Naval Air Reserve.

for those who follow the Old $ Born lIt St. Paul, Minn., Captain as.r $ a oF

West in Peter Field's Powder Valley Anderson enlisted as a seaman 1y

yarns. second class in the Naval Reservein p.o'LV

Raquel: The turbulence of 12th ".. .':' :? i} 1927 and in February 1928 was
Century Spain and the second tTe.j : +. .i commissioned an Ensign.

Crusade are background for Lion : kr;; AFTER GRADUATION in 1929

novel Feuchtwanger's new historical from Washington UniversHy, St.

Louis, Captain Anderson took to '

Hill Of The Rooster: An unusu- -" .,. .,-_ ,.. ..... ...1.. class instruction in aviation mat-
ally moving novel about the NEAR OUTSTANDING-Enlisted personnel of Composite ters at several schools. Designatednaval c' q. VVSV

itruggle of the Yaqui Indians to Squadron 62, ,now redeslgnated Light Photographic Squadron 62, aviator in 1927, he was ,
protect their land and people stand rigidly at attention while Rear Adm. Delbert S. Cornwell, squadron flight officer with the 'V
from the terror of Mexican conquest Commander Fleet Air Jax, conducts an inspection of the unit as r < 9
organized reserve between 1927
part of its annual administrative-material review. The squadronwas
awarded a mark of 94.51, Just short of an "outstanding: the and 1940. 'In late 1940 he became
Lincoln And The Tools Of War: I highest mark given a squadron during 1956. The unit is commanded officer in charge of the Pilots i
Gadgets! Lincoln liked them and by Comdr. M.-P. MacNalr. Ground School at NAS Jax.

encouraged all the resources he 0930 Sunday School for ages In April 1944 as head of the avi-

could find for making weapons 1CATHOLIC 4 through adults. ation repair and overhaul unit at

for the Union frmies. Another approach 0930 Service of Divine. Wor NAS Norfolk, he left with his unit ,n

to the growing number of ship, Chaplain Carpenter. for the Pacific to serve under .
Ine books of the Civil War period.
Commander Seventh Fleet.
1100 Service of Divine Wor He returned -
Hidden .Catch: This could al- ship, Chaplain Stephenson. to the states in 1946. Since
nost be a sequel for those who 1952 he has been with the Bureau ro 0 +k x
; Sunday Mass 0800 0900 1900 The United Fellowshipof '-<
ike gadgets. This one covers the of Aeronautics.
1000 St. Edward's Chapel. Protestants, Building 722.
development as aids in escapes in I .
World War II. We heartily recom : Saturday Mass, 0800. I Monday, Jnly 9 hearsal, All Saints' Chapel. '
mend it to readers who have followed I Daily Mass, 0630. I 1930 Latter Day Saints' Service ST. LUKE'S CIIAPEL F xt
Sunday 0930 Mass at the Building 750.TueSday (Naval Hospital Protestant
all the escape stories, toot! ) Y
Case Of The Demure Defendant: Hospital Chapel; 1900, Instruction July 10 Sunday, )'uly8

Mystery fans take note Erie Classes, Building 463. 1900 Episcopal InstructionCIIW 0930 Sunday School and Nur-

Stanley Gardner. PROTESTANTThursday Building 563. sery. ---------._--- --.
0930 Divine ; SUN KISSED Joan Bee-
Worship -
Two Rubles To Times Square: July 5 1930 Christian Science Ser kett,
*'.."' --.- .. -.,..h... i-Iaybe, I I 1900 All Saints' Choir Rehearsal vice, Building 750. lain William A. Swets. smiles representing pleasantly after winning,

but we call it suspense. An ingenious All Saints' Chapel. 1930 Bible Study Group, Tuesday, July 10 the swim suit division during
1930 Instruction Class for
story told of Lower Man Building 804. California Pageant
hattan Sunday, July personnel of Presbyterian or Re- held at Santa Cruz, California.
suddenly captured by mytterious -! 0800 Episcopal Communion Thursday, July 12 formed background110 s pit i II Eighteen year-old Joan stands
men. Service, Chaplain Nickelson. 1900 All Saints' Choir Re- Chapel. 5' SK"! tall and weighs 120.
Other statistics: 36-24-36.




5 July 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three ,


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> aa4 "What color dress will you wear e.
to the Ball?" +' b.
r 1 $ \ '\ L1Mf
"We're supposed to wear some
thing to match our boy friend's f g, l' Ly. a a .

hair, so I'm wearing black. What \ :
/a are you wearing?" i

"I don't think I'm goin'; my boy
friend's bald."

A Naval officer, who had complained
that people mistook his
blue winter cap for that of a street

1 (/ car conductor, was inordinately
et t happy when he was promoted to
the rank of commander and entitled
to wear the distinctive

"scrambled eggs" on his cap visor -......- ---_..--_.-
"I'll bet they won't mistake me CITED FOR BRAVERY -
WISHED WELL ON DEPARTURE-Overhaul and Repair De- Capt. William S. Harris, com
partment employee Albert I. Spencer was passing: through the for a policeman now, he re- CitationFor manding officer of NAS Jax,
normal routine of retiring: from federal service work on the manda. marked to a companion as they pins a commendation ribbon
tory ace limit of 70 years of ape with 15 years service last Friday waited on a corner for a bus. with medal pendant, on Lcdr.
when he was stopped by a host of his fellow workers for a little To Leonard Vickers, former officerin
ffolng-away ceremony. On behalf of fellow workers Claude Cribbs, Just then a youth with a violin Bravery charge of the Fuel Depot,
Master Mechanic, is shown presenting a rift to Spencer (left), as he case under his arm approached. Jacksonville. Vickers was
was being; checked out. Spencer, one of the old timers at NAS Jar "What band are you with, mister awarded the medal, with citation .
has been employed at 0 & R since April 1942 and held the title of ?" he asked. VickersA by the Secretary of the
aircraft mechanic (motor) in the bearing: rework shop of Power Navy for courageous action
Plant Division.Garden. S during a post-lightning: fire at
The chief was asking recruits citation from the Secre- the Fuel Depot last October

why walnut is used for the butt ofa tary of the Navy was awardedlast fighting the fire. "T

Club Add 60 Days For rifle. Friday to Lcdr. Leonard "Leading two civilian firemento

Two MC GradesTo "Because it has more resis- Vickers, former officer-in- the top of the tank, be proceeded -
Meet "
Cards tance, volunteered one man. charge of the Navy Fuel De- onto the floating roof and

Reup In Rank "Wrong!i" pot on Trout River, for "cour fought the fire,' employing three
For MembersProspective "Because it is more elastic." ansul extinguishers, During this
conduct while
Marine sergeants and cor- age us servingon
period, two explosions occurred
members of the Na- porals discharged on or after UWrongP'"Perhaps! board the Navy Fuel De- under the tank roof, followed by

val Air Station Garden Circle are August 4 will have 90 days in it's because it looks pot, Jacksonville on Oct. 3, flare-up of fire and spillage of
which to reenlist and still keep nicer than any other kind;'' said "
invited to attend a membershiptea 1955. burning fuel over the roof. Clear-
which will be hem at 1700 their rank.If another timidly. The citation back
was presented to ing a path to the only access
Wednesday, July 18, at the homeof I Marines in the three top "Don't be so dumb," snappedthe Vickers by Capt. William S. Harris ladder, Lcdr. Vickers directed tho
Mrs. William S. Harris, Quarters I grades want to retain their chief. "It's simply because it NAS Jax commanding officer, two firemen to get off the root
K.Wives. ranks, they must' still reenlist is laid down In the regulations." in the latter's office, with Capt. and followed them down the lad-

of newly arrived officers within 24 hours. S S James J. McKinstry, NAS Jax der to the ground where he continued ,r.
I who are interested in becoming Current regulations require Hubert,' the horse, was loafing Supply officer, and Ltjg( ) Roscoe to supervise the firefight-
I ,members are asked to call either Marines to r -up within 30 down the home stretch, three Canon, present o-in-c of the Depot ing. -
days of separation in order to
lengths in front. "Why the slow
on hand. "BY HIS OUTSTANDING courage
Mrs. B. F. McLeod, extension 329,
keep their sergeant or corporal "
,or Mrs. O. H. MacPhee, EV 7-4544 chevrons. down strike? demanded the Jockey" TilE CITATION READS as follows and leadership in the face of

by Monday July 16. Reservationsfor : "When lightning struck a grave personal danger, Lcdr. Vic-
the tea should be made by that "I'm slowing down for a 'photofinish' tank containing 74,789 barrels of kers contributed materially to the
date. ," replied the horse. "My fuel, setting the fuel on fire'Lcdr. success of efforts to extinguish the
Jewish Personnel profile is exceptionally fine from Vickers immediately rushed to fire. His actions throughout were .
The Circle, which was organ-i' Invited To Event the right side." I I the scene and took charge of in keeping with the highest tradi* '
ized this past year under the lead- "
tions of the U.S. Naval service.
ership of- Mrs. J. J. McKinstry, I of Jewish
Military personnel Lcdr. Vickers, a native of Phil
,president, is affiliated with the faith and their friends are invitedto adelphia, Penn. and a Navy vet-
Garden Club of Jacksonville, a splash party and dance at the eran with '13 years service, was i
which, with 3,000 members, is the
new recreational area on Fort transferred Monday to the Chief "
largest garden club in the United Caroline Road Saturday night of Naval Operations, Navy Department r\
Transportation can be arranged Washington, D.C. for ;
Meetings are held at 0930 the through the NATTCenter chaplain's duty.
third Friday morning of each y .
office, Building 653 (King
month. Hall), extension 8522.
. .mIiZlD

(Non-Navy Bill For AE-A School Honors '
4 rm. f urn. hse. Nr. San Juan and ''
;Reserves OkayedA Won By JohnsonJerry Roosevelt. 4515 Lexington Ave.

Johnson, AEAN, of De- :* L NAS Ext. 327. Leavins.
bill .to provide that all enlisted the honor student : '
Ridder, La., was rm. furn. apt. 2967 Selma' St.
men who completed 20 in Aviation Electrician'sMate EV 9-6480. Neil.

years service are eligible for School Class A at the Naval I f .4 2 bdrm. unfurn. apt. 2511 Post St.
transfer to the Fleet Reserve or Air Technical Training Center $175. EL 6-2705. Lewis.

,Fleet Marine' Reserve-even If all last week. 5 rm. apt. 2936 Ionic Ave., Ortega.EV .
their service was not performedin
He has been ordered to NAAS, 7-4708. Acosta.
Navy-has been approvedby Beeville, Texas, for duty. 2 rm. furn. apt. 3839 Valencia Rd.
House Armed Service
EV 71535. Thics.
Kislack Honor StudentAt Sm. furn. apt. $60. 2584 College
St. EV 8-7824 (after 1700),
Electrician School

High Civilian Arthur Kislack, AE1, was the 3 rm. furn. apt. 7314 103rd St.

Posts JumpedThe honor student of last week's grad- EV 92897. Williams.

uating class from Aviation Elec- FORMER WIHTEIIAT PIPED OVER SIDE-Alter 23 years 2 bdrm. unfurn. hse. $70. 5003 N.
House has voted to Increase trician's Mate School Class B. active duty with the Navy, Lt. Ray Tucker, electronics officer of Kimbrell Dr. EV 8-7094. Lee.
the number of scientificand From Long Island, N.Y., he has Airborne Early Warning Squadron Four (VW-4)), rates the salute 2 Bdrm House; Lake Shore; Iow
supergrade positions with the from fellow officer side-boys in a surprise ceremony last Friday. equity. $58 mo; 5150 Marlene;
been ordered to NAS Kingsville, in at Portland Ore. in 1933
Defense Department. He enlisted the Navy and rose EV 7-1581
Texas, for duty. through the ranks to his present rank. I
Designated scientific and, tech- FOR SALE '
nical posts will be increased from 3 bdrm. hse. GI equity, $56 mo.

45 to 230 and supergrade posi- .i I Hypnotist To Cast Spells Here July 12 I 5212 Helm Ave., Venetia Ter-
tions to 285. The jobs are In the' race. EV 77340. Van Mullen.
$10,000-$15,000 bracket.WEEKEND 3 bdrm. hse. 2712 Kline Rd.,
David Merrill, master hypnotistand when he presents his one and one- vidual and group: hypnotic sleep, Southside Estates. $10,000 total
one-man show sensation, will half hour show. The presentationis the audience will see others be- EL 3.1517 or CH 94315. Miller.
TIDE appear on stage in Building 612 free and will take the place of lieving they are chickens, cluck- 3 bdrm. unfurn. hse. $63.50 maGI
HIGH LOW July 12 at 2000, Special Services the 2000 movie' normally sched- ing and waving their arms as finance. 4902 Ortega Bills 0

A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. has announced. uled. though they were wings, doing Dr., Ortega Hills. Uren.MISCELLANEOUS.
Fri. 5:48: 6:25: 11:48: Merrill, considered by many to One of the astonishing high their utmost to lay an egg. Others
Sat. 6:47: 7:20: 12:39: 12:44: be the world's fastest hypnotist, II lights which Merrill will demon will think they are dogs and cows. Ride wanted from Murray Hill to
Sun. 7:44: 8:14: 1:32: 1:39 will show hundreds of onlookersthat strate is mass hypnosis sleep. The show is both amazing and NAS. Hrs.: 07301600. Ext 824$.
it is fun to be hypnotized I During the instantaneous Indi- amusing. Eckels.


four JAX AIR NEWS 5 July 1956


VP-18 Remains Atop Mainside Sauers Rule

t .
Mixed DoublesJim

Softball Heap With 21-0 MarkRain and Betty Sauers moved in

to first place last week in the
severely crimped Mainside Softball action this week, but NATTCenter mixed doubles bowl

there were so many forfeits from league members that most of the i lpr; IMtMy ing league by taking four games
games ended in a monotonous 7-0 verdict.
Mtt"CALL from Joe and Dot Boatwright,

Leader in the losing paradewas decision while Al and Celia DePalma were
over FAETU; and Irwin
NARTU which dropped out Uorejs pitched to a 21-14 football- losing three to Frank and Elinor

of circuit play and was charged sized win over A-45.. Greenwood.Bob .

with five losses, four of them by and Co Dausch took 2H
Standings as of Monday (A.M.),
the forfeit route. July 2: points from Manny and Frank

VC-62, (re-designated VFP-62)) Games Paris, tying for total pins despite

cut another half game off VP18'slead VFP Teams w.15 L.0 1.000 I'tt. tkbl.d Frank' Paris' 457 serieS; h new
->2 2.R12: .4 high for the ladies.
and is
now only four games VA.17 H 3 .8l4: Ii
from the top.. But the supercharged Hospital Ope"aUon 13" .765 6 Claude and Yvonne ,Foster'
13 4 .763 6 '
Patrolmen can clinch the VA 173 13 4 .750 6'VA44 moved up with a 4.0 win from

whole works by winning this 11 s ;.6H1 zt Buren and Lillian Stahl; George

week in a scheduled bout with Marlnel 11 8 .647 8 and Phyllis Blessinger took four
7 5a8 10
Supply, one of its two remaining ri1.\ 10 : :,5:6;: 10 from Bill and Corinne Aston; and
Communlcattona 10( 9 .526 10(
contests for the year. o'llron 10'J 9 .500 101I10Q Bill and Billie Kane won from the
T 10( iii 1 y2 { Ernie O'Neals 31.
Hospital picked up two wins o It R ( ,
VP-HS 7 10 .412 Jl: ME SLUGGER"-Currently wielding the big bats for
during the week and moved intoa NARTU Current standings are:
T ,13 .350 13'h the Jax
Navy Crackerjax softballers is this trio of
sluggers. Nancy .
Supply Ii 11 .312 13 w L :rei.Ut'r.
fourth place tie with Opera- Perronnrt 3 13 ,1M ]S1 Ward (left), who does the backstopping is batting at a .377 clip; .800
tions; last week the Medics were 'aaron 6 3 14 .176 16VA44su Ann Cooper (center) all-around infielder, is hitting .333; and out- 'Pe Palmas 16 8 ,.667
j H :1&'J& U fielder Pat Asberaft (right) Is the at Doatwrlihta 14 10 .583
deadlocked with VA-172 for fifth. : slapping apple a lofty .417. Foster 14 10( .583
Coml"alrJn 0 19 .000 20 The Crackerjax's record is now 12.5. Bleulngen 14 10 .t K3
One of victories
Hospital's came S. Varna 16 12 ..511I
at the expense of NARTU on .a >aullchl 13 j 10Ii .56,1
Hughes It' 9 .550
forfeit, the other 'was a 5-1 deci- : Go Getters Lancaster 8 8 .500

sion Communications.In : : .l.t ?.) ;jl :: cre 11 iwoods s .600
over ",,;, :f1i ; 'j t ; : '. Have Got It .4 .R
ri'-fI, Paris 10 131,' .437
other loop action, ''VFP-62 ,c: ,:", !, 't::,}!_ 1f. .. .. ,'<<)*"; ; ,', i Kant'l 10( 14 .417
slugged out 16 runs, to down .. ,, ," ..' /,. / ..; :.. "lN-,. : ',:. itJ" The Go-Getters have, got iU! Slahl 10 14 .417
.. ,r.# j}.; '''''' ,. ,''." 13otthoft T 13 .400
Overhaul and Repair 16-3 with ate'FMFIant ; Or at least they've Perkins 6 14 .300
: //1 ., ". .:J." \r"" .',"" \ got a one
{ O'Nt"ftla 1 17 .292
Tex Goodson doing the mound I.. ''' 1r;;tf'il liH<".,J :, .'< ": game lead over the Turner Mem- '1). Varnel <4< 13 .250

chores; Chuck Shaw hurled VA- ,; .,..t ,.,,(< 1"t: : //I / ; orial Bowling League this week .
> :1, \ .
Fasrou 175 to a 109 41 got win back over on Fasfon the win; 'j4' ,> .. "l, .: "" :;'! :!!: :t':' !' ,: ;' :' ; U :'< :"" :"'. "" close with behind the Woodchoppers in second. The trailing race Crackerjax SplitWith'

trail with John Wood firing a 6-3 is a tight 'one with only' 3V4

games separating the first- six PI,= 1-12; 5-3,

Ping: Pong Tourney Cops Six Teams Sign teams in the circuit. A strong Parris Island outfit

Draws Eight Entries Bob Buell of the Pokers still put the damper on the Jax Navy

For TennisSix holds the lead in the men's high Crackerjax string of softball vic-

Eight teams swung into action Atlantic average department,'and women's tories last weekend as the Lady
this week in the NATTCentertable teams have definitely
leader Marge Dcmato remained in
Marines humbled the Wave contingent '
tennis tournament with mat- I signed up for the NATTCenter
front with an average of 162 pins 12-1, in the opener of
ches scheduled at Rosendahl Gym, I Swim LaurelsFleet intramural tennis league which
I per outing. last Sunday's twin bill.
Building 513. will open play next Monday. '
I The high 'game of the ;year, In the last half of the double-
Teams entered include Marine Support Splinters, Airman
Marine Force Atlantic rolled on the first league date by header the girls-in-blue came _
Aviation Detachment, Aviation Preparatory School, Naval Air
racked last Bill Ferslew still this alive playing errorless 'ball and
Fleet up 111 points School Avia. was tops ,
Storekeepers, Aviation Ordnance- Weapons System ,
men, Support Splinters, Aviation week to edge out ComAirLant for tion Ground Officers School, week as was Mrs. Demato's single taking advantage of every oppOrtunity -
to turn back the Marine
high of 192 for the :
game women.
Electricians, Airman Preparatory the Atlantic Fleet Swimmingcrown Aviation Electricians and Avia
squad in a tight contest 53.
School, Aviation Ground Officers at the Indoor Pool here. tion Storekeepers have signified Current standings:

School and Naval Air Weapons I intention of entering. Co-Gett Team 16 W. T.8. .667 Trt. Monday evening the Crackerjax

System School. It was the second year in a Among outstanding playersare .Woodchopperi 15 9 .625 captured their fifth win in Jar .
; Howlers 14 10( .583
row that the husky 'Marine pool Hunter Bell, Ed White and Alley Gator 13U 10< .563 city league. competition when
The season will conclude FrIday Strikers 10&
13Vi .563, dumped Prudential Life Insurance -
July 20. and tankmen had annexed the Dave Schultz of Support Splin- Pokers 12ft 11V5 .511'
ters; Bill Rouk of Airman Slow Pokes 11 13 ,.M2 .at Brentwood Park, 8-6
crown, and the victory boosted Alley Cats 10 14 .417
; School; and Jack Candland, 9 15. .375 The Crackerjax will be inactiveover

them into' the All Navy Swim Naval Air Weapons System Sptathers 4 .Stf. 18tf .229 the weekend of July 7 and

Two Tie For Meet on July 16-18 at ComEleven. School. will resume play on July. 9 when

they host Merrill-Stevens at
AIRLANT RAN a close secondto MissiesSparklesPlayoff
H'Shoe Lead. Brentwood in a,city league game.
the winners, finishing with a Gladiator: What the cannibal .
total of 96 points and DesLantran ,
Aviation Storekeepers and Nav- said after he dined on the lady LoomsAt I
\ third in the three-team field 'Pistol[ ClubMembers
AirWeaps One are in a virtual tie explorer.
with' 69 markers. I
for first place in the NATTCenter CenterJohn
Horseshoe league with only two The Leathernecks took only Qualify

defeats marked against them. three first-place finishes but gar- Frawley's single"In the Jax Navy Pistol Club had some

Last week's results: nered large chunks of points in last of the seventh that scored prc-4th of July fireworks on the
the second and third ,slot cate-
AGO-2 (3)), MAD ((0) Forfeit Tommy Adams from third gave Station range last Thursday when

__ ,t NAWS-1 (2)), AK '(1)) Sauers gories. Ron Schell grabbed off Naval Air Weapons System 27 shooters went out to qualifyfor

defeated Harris, 7-21; 21-8, 21-19; both 1500 meter and 400 meter School 3-2 victory over Avia- the various Navy shooters
freestyle honors and Fred Parrywas tion Ordnance in the NATTCen classifications.
Rotter. defeated Curry, 21-6, 21-6; 44r +
Fergenbush (AK) 'defeated Rob- first in the 400 meter Indivi- ter'softball league"last week and 'The new experts include Vir-

erts, 21-4, 14-21, 2113. dual medley. left the Missilemen as the only gilio de la Cruz, John Furneaux,

Admin (2), AGO-1 (1)) Weaver I DESLANT PRODUCED some r unbeaten team-in the second half Ralph Allen, John Lepley, Guigno

(AGO) defeated Brooks, 21- outstanding swimmers in Andy of play. Carapclloti, H. R. Abney and B.J.

19, 21-17; Branscom defeated La- Rankin and Darrell Chadwell who le :, > Bob Crow of the Missilemenand Maxik.

zarus, 21-20, 21-14; Bell defeated literally "pooled" their talents to : Jim Crandall of the Blockbusters T/Sgt. Thornton' was the only
rack up four No. 1 finishes. Ran member of the team to become a
Shepherd, 21-18, 18-21, 2316. hooked up in a pitching
kin won the 100 meter butterflyand duel with Crow allowing only qualified sharpshooter but the
AGO-2 (2), SS-1 ((1) Lang- 100 meter breaststrokeevents following men reached the marksman -
four hits and Crandall six.
ford defeated Copertino, 21-8, 22- ,. and Chadwell scored in stage: A. T. Wolf, R. M.

16; Powell defeated Simmons, 16- one and three meter diving .. The Missilemen now have eight Stage, C. J. Sweeney, R. K. Wil-
21, 21-4, -21-11; Henderson defeated events. ;; straight wins and are the likely liams and E. Savoic.

Zalinka, 21-18, 2112. N. 5 Y 1A opponents of the Aviation Elec- In a match Sunday at Green

SS-2 ((2)), MAD (1) McDaniel trician'Sparkles, first half win Cove Springs, the team shot

defeated Black, 21-16, 19-22, 23- Three Missies against deadeyes from northeastern

15; Farnsworth defeated Carter, ners.Archers Florida cities and came out

23-14, 13-22, .22.20;-Wright, MAD, In Chess SemisThe Eye with new laurels.

defeated Harris, 21-12, 2111. R .:1
Missilemen from Naval Air
AK ((3)), AE-2 (0)) Fergen-
bush defeated Pickett, 21.6, 21-15; Weapons System School have Shoot SundayFletchers Deep Sea Trip
three semif inalists in" the NATTCenter -
'Machaels and Marshall won by
forfeit.: chess tournament which from the Naval Air Set SaturdayDeep

should wind up this week. Station's Freelancers will engagein
w.e A.t sea fishermen from the
AK School 19 2 Lloyd Bowman, Jim Sauers and LUCKY SEVEN Lt. Bill a three-team shoot Sunday at Naval Air Station will cast
NavAlrWeap 18 2 Jim Gearity are all from the Mis- Lyons, NATTCenter Special the St. Johns Bowhunters Clubon
AdministrationAGO2 9 3.AGO1 their lines Saturday in of
Service Officer kisses his
School 8 4 sile School Bowman and Gearity num- the Old Middleburg Road with
ber iron after it had red and
School 9 6 seven pro- snapper amberjack on
AN-P School 8., meet in one bracket while Sauers duced a hole-in-one on the re- the Jax Bowhunters Club provid- the Special Services fishing
AO School 5 10 ing third team opposition. .
g SupSpltnters2AE2 5 10 tangles with the winner of the pair-shortened 125-yard third
.. School hole of the NAS links. It was The the Free- party.
6SupSpllnters1 Dick Van Mullen Ray Reedy following Sunday
Tickets available at the
NavAlrWeap 3 << his first ace. Although It was are
4 4 14 11A1.1 quarterfinal Reedy won the title nude from a temporary tee, lancers will host the other clubson NAATCenter Fish Shack.l'oge .

farMDet School 1" two ;years ago. it still counts. the NATTCenter target range.