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I I Actors, Artists, Propmen, Backstage Hands Needed For 'Spirit Of The Navy' I 1. ;

"Ahoy the boat!I" lected 16, chosen to present the I tion of Navy people upon the hard planning, arranging and, and many other backstage jobsis ,,

Out of the Navy's past, "Spirit of the Davy" The show It heritage and tradition that has script writing has been done. It urgently l needed. Actors, ?:\
from the days of Capt. John made the U..S. Navy the greatestin comes in a compact "Db-It-Your- prompters, curtain men, prop and
a brilliantly planned production
the present world. self packet, and that is Just costume masters-these are required -
Paul Jones to World War II's already tested and tried in Washington -
what is now getting underway in
Adm. Marc Mitscher, the na D. C. Written by 'Comdr. THE WASHINGTON produc- '\
tion's seagoing heroes will pa. Alan Brown, recalled to active tion served to iron out technical Jacksonville.The RIGHT NOW THE major task 1
rade across the boards in 16 duty from his screenwritingduties difficulties and smooth the whole need is great-but the ex- is locating and signing up person 'a])

widely separate Naval installations in Hollywood, and originally into a spontaneous freewheeling perience will be thrilling and ex- nel. Initial explorations of the
in celebration of the: produced by Capt. George J. vehicle for Navy perionnel citing. Experience in a wide variety local talent field indicate that a

Navy's birthday Oct.. 27. O'Brien; also of Hollywood, its everywhere to present in honor of .of skills-electricians, ar- wealth of ability in all categories

Jacksonville is among the se, one purpose is to focus the atten- their selected Service. All the fists, carpenters, makeup artists (Please Turn to Pare 4, Col. 2{t


Over 500 ..

Jt1.. XP4$4Ii8 Take ExamsA AugustPO

total of 531 petty officer

VOL-14 No. 24 U. S. ;N. A. S. Jacksonville, Fla 6 September 1956 took examinations during the
August testing! period at the
.". ,. '. .. ,.,. .' Naval Air Technical
"" Training
Second Carrier Pier Reflects :' :i ;.., i : ;: ; tt<: ..;i' j" f ;: ,: 1 '
;,:"" ". i'"'L 1 t : .f : >> ; ; Center ,and at NAS Jax, accord
; ,' : .. < t, .. .
: :' .' .' .. ..
taa .
I 'Hi i F 1J': ; ..: : ". \ ing to figures released last week
Growth Of Mayport Base : : 'i., by the Education & Information
.. '\.... Offices.
i\\,.. ..':, ..
Very shortly now a second TWO HUNDRED and seventy
Navy aircraft carrier will be ,'. ,.... ': four petty officers took examina

able to tie up in the turning tions at NATTCenter and 257 took
basin at the Naval AuxiliaryAir the examinations from NAS.

Station Mayport, directly Chief petty officer examina-
opposite the original berthing
tions are held once a year. The
facility. next test has been scheduled in
Completion of twin steel and February 1957.A .

concrete mooring Islands and ap total of 200 non-rated per-
proach piers, built at an initial sonnel took the exams for third
cost of $300,000 under administration class; 112 of these are from NAT-
of the Resident Officer-in- TCcntcr and 88 from NAS. A total
Charge of Construction nt NAS of 124 took the exams for second

Jacksonville, makes this long-felt class: ; 38 of these are from NAT

need possible.It Center and 86( from NAS. A totalof

is also significant of the rapid 207 took the exams for first
expansion of the Mayport base, .,..:} class; 124 of these are from NA-

once it got underway during the TTCenter and 83 from NAS.
Korean War.MAYPORT. ,. -.-..----..-.....-.--.-.-. ....
RESULTS OF TilE tests will
I MAYPORT SCENE CHANGING-Ensign Paul Hayasht (left), assistant to the Public Works officer -
ALREADY is the and Resident Officer In Charge of construction at NAS Jax: :, scans the completed mooring Islands be announced by the Naval Examining -
home of two carriers-the USS at NAAS Mayport with Comdr. Scott Young, acting skipper of Rlayport. Carriers can now moor Center at Great Lakes c<
Lake Champlain and USS Franklin alongside the two tel and concrete Island seen at the end of approach piers. Eventually the water soon as they are completed. The
area will be filled In, Joining the Islands.
D. Roosevelt. While one is gen- effective date of advancement f01'the
erally at sea when the other is in August examinations is Nov.

port, -nevertheless such as the visiting giant"USS carnets SIO Needs Help Bulletin Offers Info On Rights, 16.The next examinations are

Saratoga-will be coming here scheduled for Nov. 21, in ratesin
On Base ToursThe
with increasing frequency, as will Action On New Survivor ActA which there is a continuing
other types of vessels. NAS Jax Service Infor- shortage of third class petty offi-

The need for the second berth mation Office is in need of an questionnaire to protect the interest of every member of the cers. Any who have taken a third
ing facility was obvious almost enlisted person to assist with Armed Forces under the recently enacted Survivor Benefits Act, class test within three months of
from the first. Eventually the two the community relations program will soon be distributed. Nov. 21, are not clgible for this

mooring islands will be connectedand especially as regards The new law, which becomes exam. ..
prepared by the Defense ----- *
filled in with a concrete base visiting! groups.A effective Jan. 1, 1957 is composedof
similar to the original pier. But chief petty officer is pre- four parts. They are: 1, Death ment to explain the new law. WEATHER OUTLOOK

the islands suffice, and will make I ferred, but any other petty officers gratuity; 2, Social Security; 3, To make certain everyone Friday-Cloudy and possible
carrier operations there "the most I interested in filling this Compensation and Indemnity; knows his rights and acts promptly showers.

efficient on the East Coast," according billet can contact the SIO, and 4, Insurance. the office of Carter L. Burgess Saturday Continued cloudy
to Comdr. II. Scott room 238, Main Administration assistant secretary of de- and showers.
Young, acting commanding officer Building.! THE QUESTIONNAIRE will bea fense, is taking the precaution of Sunday-Cloudy and possible
of NAAS Mayport.Not part "of a three-page bulletin making it mandatory for each thunder showers.
serviceman to read the bulletin ..
only that, but to quote
Comdr. Young further, "the basinis 4 n... tions.and answer one of the four ques 200 Middle

exactly as safe as any other '3 r
fleet anchorage." 4 TilE BULLETIN concerns service -

ITS EFFICIENCY stems from members in the following AppointmentsOpen

its flat, unobstructed location and three insurance categories. Those
proximity to the sea. Less than having USGLI or NSLI policies To EMNavy

four miles from the open Atlantic with premiums under waiver,
Ocean, carriers have commenced i,. rr z'" those who have never had a ser- and Marine enlisted men
flight operations within vice life insurance policy, and
who are qualified, are eligible to
20 minutes of the time the last r those who have allowed a G. I.
.r..... :. compete for 200 appointments as
line was cast off at the pier. y, ,, policy to lapse or who have sur- midshipmen for the 1957 classesin

Moreover, loading aircraft ona t.- :. ; : rendered permanent-plan insur- the regular NROTC program..
; ance for cash. The questions con-
carrier for training cruise is :
CANDIDATES must be be-
cern in which
category the
only a matter of the planes taxing ., .' individual falls.3DutchNavy. tween 17 and 21, unmarried, a
from the runway directly .\'\0- .,'. :.:'{',<:".t< ''I .:.,.. ,., high school graduate or possess an
theeship's crane which equivalent certificate.
hoists them aboard. An entire air ti .
:f' :
Nominations for appointmentto
.Q. ." t1). ., :
group and its planet can be ; t' : '-r" d Men
>> : the four year course must be
it' :.:. : :': "H
loaded aboard five hours after ; : >
: : i'
; At AK School received by the Bureau of Per
arrives here, a fraction of the : -' i ,'+1".; : :<.:'. :
sonnel before Oct. 17.
r. :qy
time required at other bases ':""; j
where the planes often have to :';.- :. :ZV ?, ,.. Three enlisted men of the THE NAVY will cover cost of
Royal Netherlands Navy reported tuition textbooks: : laboratory fees!
taxi through the streets of the, ; '
community to reach the dock. .. f. : ,';;.;. this week for Aviation and uniforms. Students will receive -

During the course of a 24-hour -j- ; :;4: f i". :...,;:j. Storekeeper School at the Na- $600 a year for living ex-

day, sometimes as many as 1,000 _.b.".,", :f..i..l. val Air Technical TrainingCenter. : penses while attending the NRO.
TC university of their choice.
landings and take-offs are made COMMENDED FOR BRAVERY-Frank X. Nibler, ADZ, (left) .
by fleet aircraft, most of whichare Is being congratulated by Comdr. Paul F. Stevens, skipper of The three are Antoine Upon completing the course, students
jets. "It gets a little noisy Heavy Attack Squadron One, alter receiving a commendatorymast Smaling, SKI; Jean Sarton, will be commissioned as ensigns .
then" Comdr. Young said at an all-hands Inspection. During a special mission flight, SK3; and Frederick Koopmeiners in the Navy or second lieu.
the Skywarrior In which Nibler was flying lost aileron control. SK3. tenants in the Marine Corps.
A CLEARER understanding of Nibler, at the risk of personal injury, entered the bomb bay and ,
the total mission of the 11 offi- reconnected the over-center lock on the port power boost piston They ,will take the 12-week Detailed information may be
rod thus restoring full aileron control. This enabled the missionto AK School course. found in BuPers Instruction 1111...
((Please' Tarn t.Page 4, Col. 4) be completed as planned and prevented a hazardous landing. 4B.I .



Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 6 September 1956

Personal Property Loss Claim -

JflXfU1flWi Limit Set At $6,500The

compensation of military personnel or civilian employeesof
Published every Thursday for Navy and\ Marine activities at Naval Air
Station, Jacksonville, Florid the Armed Services, or survivors of such persons, who incur loss,

NAB Jaeksoavllle I destruction, capture or abandonment of personal property Incidentto
('apt1 William S. Harrli . Commending OfficerWmdrv claim limit 'to
Robert II. Smith ,- ... -.. ..............,.,..-?-?.- ,..,...--.- Executive OJflcer I their service, has been increased on a single up
t AIr Jaekse., 6500.
Heir Adm. Detbert S. Cornwell Commander
Capt. S. S. Searcy, Jr _, ._ Chief of Staff Formerly the limit on a single claim before June 7, 1957, by sub- x

Cnpt. Bowen F. Md..tOd Fled_ Air "_lag Kle e. Commander claim was established at $2,500 by mitting a,request directly to the r- v
Comdr Richard Davis Chief Staff Otttcer the Military Personnel Claims Chief of Naval Personnel, Wash-

Capt. Henry C. OeUmic Naval. Air Teekakal Tralalif Center Commanding Officer Act of 1945, amended by Public ington 25, D. C.

Cooidr. Edward W. bishop ..,...._....>- Executive: Officer Law 439 by the 82nd Congress.
of servicemen
Requests on active -

Capt. Btnjamln N. Ahl .._......-...Naval_ _U..I_ _. Commanding Officer Public Law 571, 84th Congress, duty may be. submitted via
Capt. Marcy Shupp ,,_>.,,.,.,,.,,,,,.,.. NARTD Executive:: : Officer raised this limit. Commanding Officer.

Ctpt Norman O. Anderson Commanding Officer Any previous claim that, due Further details on the law are
_,, ,.., ,
maximum limit was "" M ww. -' -It
to the $2,500 available in BuPers Notice 5890. 4
The JAX AIR NEWS li published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station
Jacksonville, Florida, and printed commercially with non-appropriated funds settled' for less than that amount, CAPTAIN DUNN. :Nev
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-SS. Rev. be reconsidered under the assistant O & R officer
Nov. 1915. distributed tree of charge at the Naval Air Station the may
Naval Air Technical Training Center Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and thl new act. Claims submitted for VFP-62 CrewParticipates
U. S. Naval llocpltal. ,
Managing Editor- Andrew Planey amounts exceeding $2,500 Capt. Dunn
Assistant Editor Charley Schaaf; Sporta Editor, Nancy Ward, J03; limit, but settled for less than that
Staff Reporter Kathleen Sutton; Jack Holmea, PIlL amount, may not be reconsidered. New Assistant
The JAX AIR NEWS la a member of the Armed Forces Press Sen-Ice.
I API'S material appearing I In this publication may not be reprinted withoutthe Former service personnel and In Air ShowLt
written permission of Armed Forces Press Service. Republication of other next of kin of deceased personnel,
I matter except by service publications U prohibited without permission of O&R OfficerCapt.
''Editor. JAX AIR NEWS. who may be eligible for the new
Editorial offices located Main Administration Building Phone extensions benefits must file Lyle R. Olsen, attached to
834. 216 and 81&&. prescribed Light Photographic Squadron 62, William C. Dunn for.

piloted an F9F-8P Cougar photo- merly with the Naval Air; Ma-
: jet as part of the National Aircraft terial Center, Philadelphia,
\ '
lll, l .f
n't : Show held at Will RogersAir Pa., has taken over duties as

.'Sl.R.\ll'C. \ S Field in Oklahoma City, assistant Overhaul and Repair

Okla., over the Labor Day weekend Officer JJAS J ax.

", Captain Dunn, who arrived

CATHOLIC LCDR. RICHARD HANECAKand here Monday, was director of

Sunday-Mass, 0800, 0900, 1000 c Hassell White, PHC, also Naval Air Experimental Station,
St. Edward's Chapel. a unit of NAMC at Philadelphia
made the trip to take behind-
prior to his arrival. He relieves
Saturday-Mass, 0800-St. Ed ," the-scenes film at the show.
ward's Chapel.DailyMass. Comdr. R. D. Phillips, who will
0630-St. Ed. Sponsored by the National Air resume his duties as production
foundation and the Chamber of manager.
ward's Chapel.Sunday0630.
Mass at the Hospital Commerce of Oklahoma City, the Entering the service in March

Chapel; Instruction Classes, $_ V show was designed to unveil the 1934, at Los Angeles, Captain
Bldg. recent advances and scope of air Dunn was commissioned in July

463.PROTESTANT power in the United States to the 1939 at NAS Norfolk, Va.

general public.LT. A native of California, Cap.
Thursday, Sept
1900-All Sa i n t s' Choir Rehearsal LT OLSON'S part included aflyby" tain Dunn was born in Rivera

All Saints ChapeL at an altitude of 500 feet and was graduated from California

Sunday, Sept 9 1 and at 450 knots. During this low Institute of Technology, witha

0300-Episcopal Communion altitude, high speed photo run, Master of Science degree in
}J. he took of aeronautics and aeronautical en
Services, Chaplain Nickelson. .' photos spectators in

0930-Sunday School. f4 ,\, the bleachers. These photos,were gineering. .

0930-Service of Divine Worship --- .., .. ".....,'_ ..,.. ''''Yo,....'<.'';''':''t'._ to ]b, shown to the public through I
Chaplain Osman. TRAINING SCHOOL HONORS Airman Recruit Jimmy the local press and television stationS Good Conduct Awards

1100-Service of Divine Wore t.rfevevfrora Comdr. W. E. Hardy, executive officer of in order to clarify the capabilities Presented To Five
NARTU Jax: the award as outstanding student of the Recruit and work of
ship, Chaplain Stephenson. Navy photo-
School during ceremonies last Friday, Fifty-four reservists were Five enlisted men
1900-The United FellowshipOf graduated from a -day training school at NARTU. graphic aircraft awarded Good Conduct Medals

Protestants, Bldg. 804. Flying a TV-2, Lcdr. Hanecak by Capt. Henry C. DeLong at

Monday, Sept. It 54 Young Reservists and Chief White photographedthe NATTCenter last week at Merit
1930-Latter Day Saints Service entire rehearsal on the day orious Mast.AwarcU' .

Bldg. 750.Tuesday. prior to the show. Both movies we represented to

. Sept 11 90-Day Training At NARTUFiftyfour and still photos were taken for Charles Mulcahy, A02, AO-B

1900--Episcopal i InstructionClass special use by the U. S. Navy School, third award; Carlton 1
Bldg. 563.190xChristian. young naval reservists-most of them from Jacksonville Chief of Information Smith BM2, MAA Force, second
received official recognition of their completion of a 90-day CS2 Commissary -
Science Service, I award; Alpha Bryant, ,
Bldg. 752.1930Bible. training school last Friday as they were presented diplomas and AE School Honors ; Henry Powel 1, DM2,
special i awards in early morning ceremonies
Study Group, Bldg. Training 1 i Facilities; and Billy
Thirty-six of the reservists, Go To June

804. Thursday, Sept IS from 17 to 18 1/2 years old had I I I given to the precision maneuvering I Nelson June, AEAN, of Gou- Blankenship, HM3. ., Dispensary...
finished Airman Recruit Train Recruit Drill Team.
I 1900-Sunday School Teachers' I verneur, N. Y., was the honor Does she stutter?"
Ing school and took
Meeting Bldg. 721 an advancein The Recruit Training School is student in this week's graduating Does she? Once she started to
rating from Airman
1900-All Saints Choir Rehearsal Airman Apprentice. Recruit to designed to indoctrinate new class from Aviation Electrician'sMate tell a new man about her past

All Saints ChapeLST. members of the service into the School Class A at the Naval and before she finished, he was
THE OTHER EIGHTEEN, who Naval customs and Air Technical "
LUKE'S CHAPEL give them Training Center. part of it. _
were already Airman Apprentices basic qualities not only of a Navy
(Naval_ Hospital, Protestant completed an accelerated -
man but of a responsible ship r-
Sunday, Sept t 90-day Rate Training Programand mate. The student is also prepared i
0930-Sunday School and Nurs will become
eligible for for
ery. petty officer third class within phase of training in a vocational I ___

0930-Divine Worship, Chaplain three months. speciality. _

William Swets. During the exercises Comdr. I _

Tuesday, Sept 11 Hardy, NARTU executive officer

1930-Instruction class for personnel recognized and presented appro- How Box _

of Presbyterian .or Reformed priate awards to the outstanding Many

background. student from each school. Airman Tops To MakeCPO

I Apprentice Ronald L. Ward, and i
:WE School HonorsGo Airman Recruit Jimmy L. Worth. Rating?

Ward was named the
To BalentineFred outstanding
student from the Raft Training Have you ever wondered
Bale n t1 n fI, AEAN, o f what becomes of those obsolete
School and Worth the best of the
Hum, Texas, was the honor stu- Recruits Training School. Navy ratings L

dent in last week's graduating A SPECIAL AWARD was also They don't just fade awa1-
class from Aviation Electrician'smate they wind up in cereal boxes!

School A at NATTCenter Florida Univ. Helps That's the latest official advisory \ a

Formerly a member of the With Statistics Class from the Navy, which
Future Farmers of America. reveals it has given: its sanction -
A class in Statistics is
Balentine has been assigned to. ? for a large cereal manu.
organized at NATTCenter with
NAAS, Beeville, Tex. facturer to put enlisted badges
the cooperation of the Universityof
i >
in its cereal packages. The big
Shore Patrol: "Now tell the Florida Extension Department deal of course is how many

court how you came to take the All military and'civilian per- boxtops it will take to make

car." sonnel aboard NAS Jax are eligible chief. FOUR STRIPES FOR DAD-"Soraeday you can do this for I
SeamanWell, the car was, to attend. Further information me; Charles r.. Koch II, Midshipman 3rd class at Academy -
Daddy, however, will still tells e.JU
standing in front of the cemetery,, may be obtained from Mrs. pJJW u he fastens new CapWn'-aua upon
have to draw his rating badge ocl Department astSnKhTCJ
Mlatant'.unnitalnlf' > attached to Ole
and naturally I thought the owner- Carrie Schmidt E & I office, ex- Supply Cap-
I from the small stores. Also on band for the ceremony were
was dead. tension 8388. offfiJind- Capt. William S. Harris, NAS Jar command'lug




T .


6 September 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Pago Three .

Tryouts Listed t ytIi Fast Growing Sailing Club 4:

For BasketballOctober Presented Official Charter :

15 marks the date o (
The Navy Jax Sailing Club has just received an official charter 1' (
for the Jack-
set for tryouts r
sonville Nabasketball team 1p from Capt. W. S. Harris, NAS Jax commanding officer, recognizingthe
with all positions declared \ existence off{ the organization.The .

charter was presented
wide open. boat for ten members. "As
None of the players from lastyear' Tuesday, Aug. 28 to Comdr. Ro-
membership hope
\ ,our grows we :
bert C. Woodside, commodore of
club ire returning. "
to acquire more boats. he said. 1
Seventeen contests have already the Sailing Club. Present at the

been booked on a pro- signing of the Charter were COMDR. WOODSIDE has been

posed 35-game schedule.The Comdr. Robert H. Smith, NAS sailing since he was five years

Fliers open the season at Jax executive officer and Comdr old. He has built two sailboats, J

home on Npvember 23, with Jay B. Maze, special services of- both of which are being used by

Orlando AFB providing the op- ficer. the club ,
position. AT THE PRESENT TIME the "We expect to be going full-
sailing club has four sailboats tilt in about a month," he said !

The group has been sailing since "Plans are to have a team often 0

Holiday Slows ActionIn June. The club has 40 active men assigned to each boat.

M-Doubles\ LoopThe members, and according to Each team will have a captain, I

long holiday weekend w e Comdr. Woodside "new peopleare and each team will rotate the )

slowed up the NATTCenter mixed becoming interested and are duties of skipper among its mem- I

doubles bowling league and only expressing the wish to join us all bers. We want to plan races every ,

four matches were rolled last the time. weekend with other clubs. We
week. "We are looking for more mem- want every member to become
the existence of the Jacksonville club bers," he said. "We believe a familiar with the handling of a
Dan and Jean Varnes swept Navy sailing was limed by
four from Buren and Lillie Stahl Capt. W. S. Harris NAS commanding officer, Tuesday, Aug. 28. sailing club will be a valuable small boat and to develop the '
Standing (left to right) Comdr. Robert C. Woodside, training fa- addition to the Station, and any foresight and judgement necessary
with three close games. Al and clllUts officer at NATTCenter commodore of the sailing club "
; service people are welcome to to become a racing winner, I
June Hughes won three from Red Comdr. Robert II. Smith. NAS executive officer; and Comdr. Jay "
lIe that he declared.
and Elinor Greenwood, Claude B. Maze, NAS special services officer, look on as Captain Hurls join. explained presentplans'call .
for ration of sail.
a one
reads the charter.
and Yvonne Foster took three _

from Bill and Billie Kane, and FreelancersEye
Steve and Jeanne Varnes split I
0 Five Fliers Join
with Bill and Kay Botthof.
t fAX AIR 3-Club
Pensy At NorfolkFive SPORTS

AGO, Missies members of the Jax NEWSFliers Shoot SundayAfter

Navy Fliers baseball team will

Share Links! join forces with Pensacola placing only one bowmanin
Navy next week at Norfolk to the Sunday shoot at the Jax

take part in the All-Eastern Bowhunters Club, the Jax Navy
Loop LeadThe baseball championships. Bow To Pensacola In Freelancers came back on Mon

Ensigns from Aviation Players making the trip are day to win five places in the invitational *

Frank Jankunis, pitcher; Pete shoot at the Cecil FieldSt.

Missilemen Ground Officers from Naval School Air and Weapons the- Pemberton, shortstop; Tom Finals Of 6ND Baseball PlayLack Johns tournament.

Sakelos, third base; Ray Hayes, Next Sunday a three-club shoot
School are out in front of the
'outfield and Bernie Slater, will be held at Cecil Field's club-
NATTCenter golf race, closely ; of depth in the pitching department spelled defeat in the
pursued by the Aviation Ord- catcher. long run for Jacksonville Navy's Fliers who were beaten by Pen- house, with the Jax Navy Free.

nancemen and Aviation Electri- The players are to leave this sacola Navy in the finals of the Sixth Naval District Baseball. lancers playing host on the

cians. week for Pensacola to work Championships played last week! at Memphis. NATTCenter range Sunday, Sept.

out with the Goshawks prior I 18. i iSunday' .
The Jax hurling trio of Frank
r The first half of the season I
in the second encounter against !Results:
leaving for Norfolk.Crackerjax .
Jankunis, Ron Syme and Jim
ends Thursday, Sept. 13. rival Pensacola and hurled masterfully Expert B-Andy Anders, Jax
almost made it. It
Last week's ;results:
to win. The Fliers rallied. Bowhunters, first.
Admin 4, MarAvDet 2; NavAlr Win. three-run outburst in the 11th for two runs in the bottom of the Bowman-Hugh C a r t y, Jax

Weeps 6, AK OAO; 6, AN-P(2)( 0; inning of,the final playoff game ninth to win 4-2. Bowhunters, first; Julian Smiser,
AE 4, AN-P ((1)) 2; AO 4, Admin. that gave Pensacola the Sixth Gainesville second
iron Courtney
Jankunis tried the man ;
2; NavAirWeaps 2, SS 2; AK 2, i Eastern Opener ND laurels. role when he relieved Ron Syme Roberts, Gainesville, third.

AN-P(2) 1; AE 5%, MAD %; THE FLIERS started off withan 'in the ninth inning of the final Archer-Bobby Bailey, Gaines .

MAD 2, AK 2. Jax Navy's Crackerjax defeated 8-1 win over Memphis in the fray. Fitzgibbons started. Pensa- ville, first; Dick Stengrim, NAS
WON LOST Philadelphia Naval Base Waves, initial Frank Jankunis who
fray. Jax second.
AGO School 21 7 cola came up with three runs in ,
NavAlrWtp' 6-4, in their first fray Tuesday in played the iron-man role for the Archer Jr.-John Frier
AO School is 10SupSpilnters the 11th to win 12-9 and with it son,
13 J the AI .Navy Eastern softball Fliers with his frequent appear- the sixth ND championship. Jan- Gainesville, first.

AdminIsUattoa 241,4 174 18 tourney now underway at Nor- ances on the mound, was the kunis was tagged with the loss. Novice, Jr.-Ralph Dean,

AN-Pl.\N.P(2(( ) 1T :23 folk.The winning hurler. ? i Gainesville, first.Monday's. ,
McrAvDet 331,4 81 Waves meet the winner of Fitzgibbons took to the mound Results: '

AK Scool '1 Z the Patuxent River-Bainbridge for the Fliers in*the first fray + BREEZES + Expert B-Bill Weatherby,

Storekeepers Top fray today in their next encounter. with Pensacola and lost a toughone Judge: "For beating your wife NAS Jar, first.BowmanPat.

1210. The Fliers bounced I fine you $15.10"Accused Porter, Cecil

'Horseshoe Action! Diana Fitrgibbons hurled four- back to trim :Memphis Navy, 0-7, : "I don't object to the Field, first; Fred Davenport, Cecil

hit ball for the Crackerjax over in the third fray behind Ron $15, but what is the ten cents Field, second; Rose Weatherby,
Aviation Storekeepers are wellon Philly, with Nancy Ward'collecting Syme. for?" NAS Jar, third.

their way U another intra- three for three. Lefty Jankunis took the the hill Judge: "Federal tax on amuse Archer-Dick Strengrim, NAS
mural title at NATTCenter with
Jax first.
their horseshoe .... ments.
doubles _
team out o 'may WW'f'O_"x 0 aw.wyy y" M.r. Novice-Elise Porter, Cecil

in ously front the without Storekeepers a defeat.had Previ-taken. I ? :. Gunner Mate: 'The enemyare Field Open, first.Division-Clyde Brown,
: Y
the table tennis Results as thick as peas, sir. What
crown. :
f? shall we do?" Jax Navy, first; Ed Merrill, Jax
AK 2, Admin. I 0; AO 2, AN-P 0; .. 'u} Navy, second.
#, J! "
; "Shell them.
SS 1, NavAirWeaps 1 NavAir- :

Weaps 2, AO 0; AK 2,; AN-P 0; ; :I: .

SS 2, AE NarAirWeaps;- 2, AN- I ,: i. "Did the Doc really mean it V-Ball 11Deadline
P 0. when he said you wouldn't livea ,

W NNsvAlrWelpa LOST week if yqu don't stop chasing Near
AX School ,.
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T Ii '. } "'1.'wc ij women?

QG School I f :k":"- 1 "I'll say he meant itl! I've been Command and unit teams are
Adminlatratlori ;; 5ANP : 1 ;: chasing his wife.. reminded that deadline dates

1 School 5 : ; S S for entry in the Mainside vol-
AE School o. leyball and touch football
:. A sailor and a girl were out
leagues is Friday, Sept. 7. .
driving. They came to a quiet
WEEKEND TIDE 1<1 1i spotin the country and the car Teams desiring entry in
either or both leagues should
HIGH: LOW ; stopped.
H contact Special Services Build-
A.M. P.M. A.M. P.Me "Out of gas," the bluejacketsaid. ,
ing 930, phone extension 512.
FrL 9:39: 9:59: 3:11: 3:41: :: .
The following teams have
Sat 10:28: 10:46: 3:57: 4:32: The girl opened her purse and
applied for play in the volley-
Sun. 11:17: 11:35: 4:44: 5:25: pulled out a flask."Wowl" .
ball circuit: Fasron Six, Hospital -
exclaimed the sailor
VAH-1, VFP-62, VAH-3,
The sailor waited on the corner. "what is it? Fasron 109, FaetuLant, Ma-
Along came a gorgeous creature f "Gasoline., replied. the girl. rines, VP-18, VA-172, and
in a convertible. "Hop in, sailor," Special Services.

she said, "and we'll go home and Wife: "The new maid has Touch football has attractedthe

have a few drinks." The moral of burned the bacon and eggs, dar- following entries: VAH-1,
HEADS CAGERS-Coach Roy Isherwood, from Aviation ling. Wouldn't be satisfied
this story is if you stick around you Hospital, Communications, O bVFP62
Electrician' Mate School, will coach the NATTCenter basketball
with of
long will a couple kisses for breakfast -
enough, some woman team this season. About 30 candidates answered his first call for VP-18, VA-172 and
come along and drive you to practice. The Scholars will play Service teams in the Southeast ? PO1.r .
drink. during the coming season. Hubby: "Sure, bring her in.



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Students Learn About Life .

Of Insects At DVC CenterFive

members of the first advanced class in disease vector andpest
prevention and control for Navy operating and supervisory control F

personnel, are winding up a stiff three weeks.course this week K' bypii
in the Disease Vector Control Center at the NAS. Jax Dispensary.The .
five, including a Navy ensign I
two warrant officers and River Naval Command, District : rIcr"iI a,I
two civilian employees come Medical Office; CWO-3, James F.
from as far away as Californiaand Griffin from the Fourth Naval I iL-
the Canal Zone. The trainingis District Shipyard in Phildelphia; > } '
strictly of the on-the-Job type C. L. McGuire from Naval Station _ _
with none of it easy. Rodman, Canal Zone; and
THE CURRICULUM arrangedby Floyd W. Linder, of NAS Jax
Lcdr. Franic R. DuChanois of- Public Works Department. _
ficer-in-charge of the Center I

covers a wide divergence of meth- Second Carrier .
ods, techniques and demonstrations .3 :It
used in controlling every (Continued From Pare 1)
type of insect or rodent detri- cars, 265 enlisted personnel and

mental to man or property.The 130 civilian employees who compose ______...........___...._ '''..''('1._
students garbed in practical the staff at Mayport may be
white coveralls have studied seen not'only in its peacetime responsibilities DUSTER FOR BUGS-Working with a Buffalo Turbine Duster for treating mosquito-Infected
areas with a lethal barrage of DDT dust, this first group of an advanced
training in
course, disease
administration, organization and but those for which vector and pest prevention and'control conducted by the Disease Control Center NAB Jar I
responsibility with special reference i it must be ready to assist the practical demonstration of new techniques used by the Navy. Left to right are Floyd Under gives NAS a
to medical ,and public Navy in time of war. Public Works; CWO D. II. Reed Potomac River Naval Command; CWO.3 J. F. Griffin, Philadelphia
works departments' cooperation. These wartime responsibilities Nan Shipyard: Ensirn Ralph Dram NAS San Diego; and C. L. Meflulre. Canal Zone.

They have learned safety measures include:
desirable in mixing hand 1. Destruction of enemy naval VFP-62 Unit Back Cousin Jody, Odie
ling and using pesticides and dispersal forces and the suppression of ,

operations. They have enemy sea commerce. From Mcd Cruise Country Cousins
spent hours studying the life and 2. Control of vital sea areas ..:rya
loves of such household pests as and lines of communication. Four officers flew their Banshee Here
ants cockroaches and silverfishand 3. Seizure or defense of advanced photo jets to the Naval Sept. ENOTES
then gone out and played naval bases. Air Station Tuesday after a Next Wednesday Sept 12, two
havoc with the insect homelife 4. Sea-based air defense of the six-months cruise in the Mediterranean performances will be given by a'' The CPO Club is now featuringa
with poisonous liquids solid United States.Indications troupe made up of Grand 01' special noon luncheon Tuesdays
baits, and hand and even: power that this thriving aboard the attack Opry stars. through Fridays from 1100
equipment! base is still far from completeare aircraft carrier USS Intrepid. Cousin Jody and Odie, and the until 1300.

THE FIVE TRAINEESwhowake seen in the j/strain on present The pilots Lcdr. Charles N. Country Cousins will appear in : The price of this special luncheon
up in the night dreaming facilities. The /storage area is Frisbie, Lt. John B. Cogdell, person at King IlalL The first I is only 45 cents. A typical
about intrafogging and burrow bursting at the seams. Transportation performance will be presented at luncheon is broiled veal choppettes -
gassing are Ensign Ralph A. vehicles of all 'types are Lt. Henry L. Chenaud, and Lt 1900 and the second at 2030. vegetable and bread and
Dram, TAD at the Jax Control severely taxed. And when the (jg) Hardy N. Rose. BOTH COUSIN, Jody and Odie butter. Another is meat balls and

Center from San Diego; CWOHC crews of carriers and other ships Attached to Light Photographic have been playing and perform spaghetti with thick sauce and
R. H. Reed from the Potomac come ashore on liberty, the lack Squadron 62, they ing since they were little tykes bread and butter. The special
of recreational facilities is apparent served with the only detachment Jody is featured as a pantomime luncheon served each day will
New Dress aboard the carrier from artist who talks eloquently with vary and will be posted in the
With only two tennis courts this area. The detachment wasa his steel guitar which he calls the dining room. Also available for
available, hopes are high for early member of Air Group 8, biscuit board. Odie livens up theact luncheons are a wide variety of
White Jumper construction of a baseball diamond based at.NAS, Oceana Va.. with what he calls 'my bass sandwiches soups 'and broiled
football field, bowling alleys fiddle sawin' burgers of all types.
Due TrialA Swimming pools and a basketball Families and squadron personnel Jody and ,Odie have appeared On Sunday Sept 9, the club
court. There is also a were on hand today to with well known country: music will serve a turkey buffet dinneron

fleet trial will be soon conducted grave need for married officers' turned.greet the Enlisted pilots as they re- stirs. Among them are Roy Acuff: the patio for the convenienceof
by the Navy to test an and married enlisted men's quarters. tomorrow men by airlift.are expected and his Smokey Mountain Boys, bathers. The dinner will be
enlisted dress white jumper with Pee Wee King and his Golden served :from 1400 until 1800.
blue collar and cuffs and white West Cowboys and Gene Autryon Chicken barbecue dinners will

striping as a possible replacementfor Melody Ranch. also be served...
the present plain undress THE GRAND 01' Opry act has
white jumper. appeared on the Kate Smith Show
It will cost about 20 cents more = =* and Dave G arrow ay's Show. Weekend SlatedThe
than the undress jumper now in At the present time a'TV aeries Naval Academy Alumni
use. is being made by the group. It weekend has been scheduled for
Sept. 28-30, the weekend of the
will be known Music
THE NAVY USED a dress as Country
William and Mary football
white jumper before WWIL It J ,, 1+:a had a blue wool collar but due to 4 e.

manufacturing problems shrinking 5+ Actors Artists
and the lint and fading after JIW I 5, -S ; ''
washing, it.was dropped. S55 (Continued From Page 1)
These faults will supposedly be is waiting to be tapped. 4

overcome by using a washable Don't wait to be tapped!,Much
dark blue colorfast cotton twill work lies ahead and the time is
2 .
for the collar and cuffs in the new now. Whatever you.. can do, or .8 ,. .
dress jumper. 1, 4k would like to do, put yourself on Nom.

IF NAVYMEN like the new the ready list by calling Service .
jumper and it proves color-fast Information Office NAS Jacksonville 4 Nw
and comfortable it could replacethe Extension 272 or 653. Your
jumper now in use, the Navy name will be registered and you
will be called: when needed. r&
said.A f : Ji a ,
limited number of the test '' Remember; the "Spirit of the
jumpers will be distributed to MAA'S SHIP OVER Handshakes of satisfaction were tendered Navy" is a pageant epitomizingall
various Atlantic and Pacific: : each other by these three members of the NATTCenter that has made the Navy great.
Fleet commands for 'a five or six Master at Arms force at they all shipped over for six more years It is intended for the Navy, to be
week in the Navy this month. (Left to right Ed Welfert, TE3; James staged by the Navy. drAI. .
testing period.
Robertson. BM2: and Carlton Smith. BM2. .
y roY
Maloney Honor Man 9\

I West Coast EM Parley Hits Poor Spirit At Ordnance School 9FFS a. ?yt

Robert Maloney, A03 was the
Shooting straight :from the honor student in last week's graduating
tive as a careerwill be passedon ilies too much local business < t
shoulder in their opportunity to class from Aviation, Ord-
sound off on why the Navy is to the Department of Defense pressure on the commissary or nancemcn School Class A at the _
failing to keep many of its most Advisory Committee on Professional -' service exchange system with a Naval Air Technical Training
resultant loss of
fringe benefits
valuable men, a group of senior and Technical Compensation Center. 5' +
the lure of GI aM
a college education
petty officers laid the blame on a otherwise known as the Cor- competition of civilian scales Maloney, whose home is in Anderson
sagging espirit de corps. diner Committee. and retirement plans undesirable Mo., has been assigned to

Representing 61 ratings in the Similar conferences have been duty station abroad lack of pay: VAII-11, Sanford, for duty. KEEP COOL WITH COL-
"Western Navy" the 120 petty held at Bainbridge, Md., and differential for skilled technicians lie is a veteran of the Korean LINSr-Safely away from the
I., officers offered the poor' spirit Quantico, VL Delegates were permitted in critical supply, and other Campaign serving aboard the London smog is Miss Joan Col.
t, theory among others while attending to voice opinions as wellas reasons were broached. carrier USS Philippine Sea. lies British actress sunny smiles now occasioning in
a three-day symposiumat those of the shipmates they The"committee will use the information + Hollywood. Miss Collins here
the Naval Training Center, San represented. Besides lack of spirit I as the basis for legislative Taxpayers are people who do cuts a shadow on a California
Diego. Recommendations on how operating schedules preventing measures to attract and retain not have to take a civil service beach adding nothing 1* the
to make the Navy more' attrac:. from way of relief from the summer
men being with their fam personnel. test to work for the government. heat.