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It's Not Too Late To Join The Navy-Duval Fund Drive


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SOS JfI. X. w HIJ 5 SOS ::1

(Show Our Spirit) (Show Our Spirit)

Vol-14 NO 31 .f Comma.der NAIUMDj Fleet Alt ---- __ ______n I
"t '. "'<:'". .:>':( Many Units Hit 100 Percent :

'. '', ,

"''"''.' ':< I I Fund Drive Climbs i

Y :.'.<; t;' Over 70% Mark ;.

." :;t -{ Still climbing, contributions to the Navy-Duval Commune I('

ity Fund Drive have now reached a total of 70.2 percent of its t

: \. goal of $110,000, as the drive reaches its half-way point this "
3. week.. '
With a good three weeks yet to '
go, Capt. T. D. Tyra, chairman of I I week's accounting. The Marine'I
Air Reserve Training Detachment
the campaign steering committeeand
continues to lead the list, with a
others connected with the
present 140 percent of its goal.
drive, have good reason to antici-
Following! closely is Naval Air
pate a successful culmination of
Bases Sixth Naval District with
the annual "one-package" fund
a, campaign. 123 percent, up 12 percent over
? last week.In .
MOREOVER, TilE attractive
r 1957 model Ford being displayed order according to percent.
aboard the station, the boat,motor age ratings are FAW-11 with 87
and trailer combination, and the percent; Fleet Air Jax with 81; :
color television which will be NAS Jax with 77.3; Naval Hos-

given away respectively as first, pital with 71; NAAS Mayport
z second and third prizes to those with 65.5; NARTU with 59.4;

who give the full day's pay, add NATTCcnter with 57; and NAS
--- -- Cecil Field with 49.6.
unusual zest to the fund drive.
HACK THROUGH THE of the birth and of the of the U.
YEARS-Portrayal ruffed growth spirit Proceeds, of course, are taggedfor Breaking down the NAS Jax
S. Navy in the birthday anniversary pageant to be presented Saturday and Sunday in King Hall, half-way contribution into de.
becomes<< more factual with the donning of proper costumes. Part of the cast of "Spirit of the Navy" the 42 agencies included in the
I gathers above for one of the final week rehearsals. Left to right are Dick Fortin, AN, VP-5; Joellne Jacksonville Community Chest- partments, Medical leads with 199
Williard, YN3, NAS lax; Jack Newman AN, Fasron Six; Peter King, PIIAN, VP-18, as CommodoreJohn United Fund campaign, being con- percent of its quota, followed by
Paul Jones; Charles Vlcinus, SN, VF-173, director, and Tom Lucet, AN, Fasron Six, as Adm. ducted simultaneously with the Dental with 160, Chaplain with

LaMotte Piquet. Navy effort, as well as to the 126, Fasron 51-A with 120, Area
Navy Relief Society. Wage and Classification with 108,

US New EnsignsAt 'Spirit -OfNavy' PageantTo Outside of the lift to .the.,surn' and Security with 102 percent.
now fclve'n 'or pledged, few Below 100 percent, in this
AGO SchoolOne changes have occurred since last order, are Operations with 99;

hundred fifteen Navy Be Staged Oct. 2728"The with Disease 98; Industrial Vector Control Relations Center with .

Ensigns from Officer Candi King Hall Movies 96; Navy Fuel Depot with 95j;

date School at Newport, R. I. Spirit of the Navy," the colorful, professionally 'Public Works with 93; Adminis t
reported aboard this week for written pageant which will be Saturday and Sun- Resume MondayThe tration with 89; Marine Barracks

the eight-week Aviation i day evenings, is the vehicle with which the Navy-is celebrat- movies in King Hall, with 80; NAMTD with 74; Over '
Ground Officers School Courseat haul and Repair with 72; Fiscal *
ing its official birthday anniversary Oct. 27 at all major temporarily closed for rehearsals -
NATTCenter.The with 71; Communications with 71; }\>
Naval installations
in the United States, Guantanamo Bay, of "Spirit of the Navy," will
Ensigns will be gradu. Cuba, and Hawaii. Supply with 53; and Discipline *
with the first movie at
ated Dec. 21, just prior to the reopen with 49 percent. )!
Christmas Hqlidays. I The local production opens in I tions have been Issued which will 1800 next Monday evening.The AT NATTCENTER, g r 0 up. '
King Hall Saturday, at"2000, witha hall has been closed for i-
I breakdowns show Aviation
admit holder and
cast of 16 Navy men and 'one dependent on motion pictures since October
Ground Officers School
Wave portraying the 35 charac- presentation at the door. The uni- 19. leading
PO UpgradesFor ters made famous in Naval his form will be whites with neckcr- (Please turn to Pare 8, Col. 5))

tory. The performance will be repeated chiefs for enlisted personnel,
i at the same time Sunday, dress whites (without swords)
61,013 with Introductory remarks by ,for officers. There will be no reserved Air Force B-26 Lands Okay
Rear Adm. DelbVt S. Cornwell, i seats, and doors will

On Nov. 16On ,ville Commander, and Capt.Fleet William Air S.Jackson Harris, 'open Every at 1930.night this week full With Landing Gear StuckA

Commanding Officer, Naval Air dress rehearsals have been held, test pilot, accompanied by a flight engineer, from the Fair-
Nov. 16 the Navy will Station Jacksonville, on alternate with cast, members of the Navy child Aircraft Corp, St. Augustine, caused some excitement at NAS
promote 61,013 enlisted per- nights. band, choral groups and the Jax Monday afternoon when they circled the station.for four hours

sonnel, who passed the Aug THREE THOUSAND invita- (Please turn to, Pare 8,.Col. 2)) with the plane's nose landing gear jammed.
ust service-wide PO exams

to About petty 143,000 officer took ranks.the exams,, V i ;; came The in pilot for, Thomas a safe landing Teate, finally on the

with some 91,500 passing the i ..,l '; / : .z'i: ; : B-26's two-landing'wheels beforeit

tests, the Navy estimates. The nosed over into about six Inchesof

Nov. promotions raise 39,473 to ,,; + r: chemical foam that Navy crews
E-4; 16,596 to E-5; and 4,944 to had spread over 2,000 feet of run-
E-6. Included are a large num- .
way. The landing was made at
ber of third class petty officer

promotions in several emergency 1653.No
service ratings. .- one was injured and the
IN APPROVING the promo- plane incurred only minimum

tions BuPers also authorized damage in the perfect landing.

commands to designate 1814 strike : The twin-engined attack bomberis
ers in 23 ratings.
now in custody of NAS Operations -

Another testing period is sche- 4 sa. ,,y no'(a1 y rrwao4yfr? :{ aismtys1't4 x+c'9:rlr, +, zw ws awAHYJ awaiting claim by the Ail
duled for Nov. 21 for promotionto
third class petty officer per V

sonnel serving in certain emit- %% S f. rlt, 4 : The foam technique, which pre
ical ratings. Most of the tests : a mwa ILn +apaWpNvap.a ivh W'M t .vi.r
vents fire and eases the skid, is
will be conducted in newly acti- out of the experimental status

vated emergency service ratings and has now become standard operating
just published. in BuPers Notice in
1410. NOSING IN!-With Its nose landing 'gear stuck, this Air Force"' .26 twin-engined bomber is procedure emergency
shown skidding along the runway at NAS Jax after effecting a hazardous, but safe landing Monday. landings, the Navy said.
THOSE THINKING of taking The Navy crash crews laid a six-inch layer of chemical foam on 2,000 feet of the runway to help pre-
vent fire and ease the skid. The plane Is shown here "skidding" along the runway. The pilot circled Flying with Teate wax Ernest
.. (Please turn to Pare 8, Col 5) for four hours before deciding to land. Smith flight engineer.:


25 October 1956J1)

VAH-L F stun Six, VP-18 VA-36 Report

) X nmuLsPubllshed VAH-3.Scouting VP-5, Jax Area :Squadrons -I

every Thursday for Navy and Marine actlUtlcs at Naval Air .
Station. Jacksonville. Florida VAH-S checked In a few weeks ago, 'aboard five are Comdrs
NAS. JMksoatUle extensive training program, aisle this week. Lcdrs,Jive Lts and ax
Capt. William S. Harris Commanding Offli crComflr. An walked down the a Ltjg( ).
Robert II. Smith -- .. .............., Executive Officer with.emphasis on flight familiarization Best wishes to Larry and his wife Flying many types of Naval

Hear Adm. Delbert S. Cornwell: t_Air_ Jacknoavlll____. : Commander is keeping the personnel of from the squadron. aircraft these officers through the)

Capt. S. S. Scarcy, Jr. _.?. ? ,.,.,. -,- ?.,.-.- ChId of staff VAII' busy maintaining the air years have accrued a total of 55..

Capt. Bowen F. McLeod Fleet Air Ming... Eleven: .. .__ Commander I craft in an up status. VP-5 400 hours of flight time. Comdr
Comdr. T. S. White ___....-._.._.._.._......?Chief? Staff Officer New arrivals to help with the Paul F. Stevens, skipper has
Natal Air Technical Training Center include Edward Fleming, AD3, I During the past two w.eeks, the impressive record an
I job of
Capt Henry C. DeLnng Commanding Officer "Mad Foxes" have been extra 8,804 hours,
Comdr. Edward W. UUhop Executive OffIcer from Patuxent River, Steve bombing or one sixth of the
and squadron
rocket -
Naval Hospital 'Eagler, AD2, from Norfolk, and I busy squeezing grand total
Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl Commanding Officer exercises in with the usually
;:apt Marcy Shupp" Executh Officer Oscar McCafferty, AOC, from VF- heavy flying schedule. The main- The squadron is proud of the
NABTU pilots who have
Capt. Norman O. Anderson to Commanding Officer 111.Also tenance department deserves a recently completed -
Comdr. William E. Hardy _-..................... ....- ........... Executive Officer arriving was Ensign Morton "well done" for its leading role carquals when they flew,
formerly with VAIM. and qualified the
Comer 70,000
The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. Naval Air Station. in this production.C. prospective
Jacksonville Florida and printed commercially with norvapproprlated funds He has just returned to Jackson carrier based giantiaboard
at no expense to the government and In et.mpll8nre11th! NAvEXOS P35. Re,. completing bombar- P. Grinnell ADC, maintenance the USS
after Forrestal
Nov. 1945. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station the ville "Mad Foxes" in a 15
Naval Air Technical Training Center Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the dier-navigator school at Sanford, chief for the day exercise, thus making a
U. S. Naval UospltaL swears up and down'that a 29 lb. PIO.
Service Information Officer.,..,.-....,____T-f. Dave Beesely nothing. "What neer squadron of the heavy attack
Fla.Last red bass is you
Managing Editor- Andrew II. Planey week our chiefs and their program a powerful asset to the
Staff Reporters Kathleen Sutton; Jack Holmes PHI; Nancy Ward J03; wives relaxed at a party held at need" says Grinnell, "is some- Fleet's retaliatory forces.
Robert Aslp. SN. rod."
that bends
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service.AFI'S the Cecil Field Chief's Club. All thing .
material appearing l publication may not be reprinted withoutthe D. E. Best and D. L.
l'mhdsF: said it was a Ensigns
written permission of Press Service. Republlcatlon of other those who survived Fasron Six
matter except by service publications. Is prohibited! OUt permission of highly enjoyable evening. Kassebaum will begin working Fred Cheatham YN3
located Main Administration Building. Phone extensionsBrainstorm' AEAN who for their "Wings of Gold" this from
Editorial Ct'I Larry Canupp, YN (A) school at Bain.
8346 216 and 8164. week. Both expressed their appre-
bridge, Md. this week He attainedan
ciation to each "Mad Fox" for "
average of over 95%
one of
making possible an enjoyableTAD the highest
averages ever givenat
period. that school.

Results In While others are preparing for Reporting aboard for duty last
such things as Hallowe'en and week were Ensign James Steele

Thanksgiving, we need only to from NAS Corpus Christi, Texas

Unique Ship } ,A. glance in the Navigation De- Ensign Frederick Johns, from
Area to remember that
partment NAAS Kingsville, Texas, and
Use of the "brainstorm" tech- all is not fun and frolic. Ensigns James Stone AEAN, from

nique, by which the Navy calls in i. Consiglia, Jones,' Craigie, Peterson NATTC, Jacksonville.

a committee of experts to activatean Neuman, Carr, Danielson and Departing were Comdr. Frank

idea,*has resulted in a unique Ltjg's) Eicholz, LaRoux, and Beck, who returned "to Fasron

general stores issue ship named Marston are busily engaged in 822 in New ,Orleans, La.; and Ensign -

the Castor which sailed out of navigation problems. Their aim is Pat Crahan, who will begin

'Frisco carrying the first consoli- to be checked out to the point flight training at NAS Pcnsacola:

dated load of both technical and where the Navy, the Wing, and Fla.

general store materials. the squadron can utilize their potential .

Besides being the most ad- to the greatest extent. VP-8

vanced supply ship in either the While training is not new to Several new men were extended

Atlantic or Pacific fleets, the the officer personnel it certainlyis a welcome aboard this

Castor sports the latest in cargo not new to the enlisted ranks past week including Lcdr R G

handling and storage facilities.To either. Ground school lectures are I Brannen Jr. from' NAS Tort

boot she has brought about held daily when operations permit ,Lyautey; Ensign Dick Pederson

the decommissioning of the GS And gradually each Fox will from NAS Hutchinson, Kansas

issue ships Electron and League be thoroughly checked out in .James Struz, AM3, from NAS

Island. A .. -.....,, ._- u,'_ ---y.x such things as safety, leadership, Memphis; Ken Horton, ATAN

The electronics, ordnance and TROOPS REVIEWED-Capt. ordnance, flight recognition, ABC from NAS Memphis; and Bob

.. ships repair parts formerly car- Capt. DeLong 1 Henry C. DeLong (foreground), warfare, and first aid. I Garing, AMI, from NAS Jax.
officer of NATTCenter
ried on these two Pacific Fleet commanding, bade farewell to nearly- Welcome aboard to( J. R. The squadron recently completed

.. AKs have now been placed on Detached For 4,000 sailors and marines of I Wood, AD2; W. E. Allen AD2; R. a thorough anti-submarine

the Castor. his command in ceremonies last W Alford Jr., Atan;W. T. Rogers, exercise which involved several

The change is expected to save AbroadTo Saturday. On the reviewing AN; J. N. Felts, AF2; P. H. Robinson members of flight crews who ex.
Duty stand (left to
right) are Comdr.
more than $3 million a year in' Edward Bishop, new commanding CS2; J. E. Barton AA; S. P. perienced their first such an

salaries and operating costs, as assume new duties abroad, officer; Rear Adm. Delbert Melton AOC; R. D. Issacson, event.

well as about $30,000 in dunnageand Capt. Henry C. DeLong, commanding Cornwell, Commander Fleet Air AOAN; W. H. North, ADC; J. M. With such an emphasis on the
shoring on each loading. officer of the Naval Air Jacksonville; Com d r. Wilfred Stephens A02. approaching elections squadron
Fleshman, new executive officer
While this is doubt important, Technical Training ,Center for personnel have been increasing
no ; and Lt. Col. Frank Porter, E. F. BERGERS,AT],reenlisted
the more revolutionary outcomeof the last two years, was detached .commanding officer the Marine for six years., their efforts to secure absentee
the conversion of the Castor with full regimental ceremonies Aviation Detachment. ballots from their home states.

was the development of a new Saturday morning. VAH1Effectiveness Several last minute requests for

technique to get the job done.A His position was assumed by officer; and Lt. Col. Frank R. and safety of car- voting information are antici

committee charged with Comdr. Edward W. Bishop, former Porter, commanding officer of the rier aircraft depends on the skill pated. However some people will

planning for consolidation of loads I executive officer, as commanding Marine Aviation Detachment at and experience of pilots. Of the find they have waited too ]long

and redesigning the storage and I officer. v the Training Center. seventeen qualified A3D pilots and will have to wait for another

supply office spaces of the shipa fanLain...!..,..-... n"T.nnrt----.0, will..--- report tflWashington -- four years. See your voting officer
job too large to be tackled as a D. C., for further assignment now;
routine request for ship alterations overseas. PUZZLE .

-met at the Oakland Naval HE WAS RELIEVED Saturday ACftOSI r a. a : 8 q. a VA-36

Supply Center so as to be near morning before some 4,000 assembled -ailmsnt, t If The squadron wishes a speedy;

the experts on call for advice, sailors and marines in 1-BPbiii('& recovery to Lt. Harry A. Lackey

ship design and conversion per- regimental formation. I,*-mountain Branched 1'/1'1, ''i who is convalescing at NAS Cecil

sonnel. The committee also actedas Widely known in the Jackson- It-Pulverisedrock "' / I I Field Dispensary, after parachuting
an executive group With powerto ville area where he had previous I It-Brltlih // from his disabled plane whilein
negotiate directly with the assistance assignments both at the Naval Air treetctr n .J 'l/ flight.
industrial manager in Station and NAS Sanford Cap- me a 1 'l1.. / A hand of welcome was extended
San Francisco.The tain DeLong reported here from le- Orate 1' / I'/ ,,11 i30. to five new personnel)

$400,000 conversion pro- the Staff of the Commander, S -Worthless 3, ')of reporting -aboard recently. They
gram on the Castor got underwayin Fleet Air Japan, in October 1954. e,hors IL; I J7 were Ltjg( ) Marvin Reynolds,
record time. DURING HIS TWO year tour 1 -PrepositionSiNew who reported from NAS Corpus

of duty at the Training Center he agency Deal Lnlt.) //, Christi, Texas; Frank Gardner

has been responsible for the avia- -ii rt / // vy t ... rbRsgr.t Jr., AOC, from VP-45; and James
ABC tion training of more than 20,000 If-be Run married away ,I* ... ;I'j Hollandsworth, AN; Richard Havens

sailors and marines in the several : -Improve '.. /// M 'l.SO. AN; Robert Kidd, AA; all
'Smoothed /
schools maintained here by the II Poets - from NATTC Memphis.
'I 1 S... ,
I*-Olrl'a : : C
Leaving for new
((4 Belter Community) the reviewing stand were II-CYprtnol4 sheep As1 S4I were Robert Helget, AMC, who
Rear Admiral Delbert E. Corn' ItTiptlo duty,
< That's what you help build well, ComFairJax; Captain De- IIOret.antaf t-leUndf' e.r.r 14-obvloua and Perry Whately, AM2, orderedto
Kurte ell
Long; Commander Bishop;Comdr. 4 -A aute (abbr.) Ireland II-Kshera > -Va.t aft Helicopter Squadron One at
with your 'Contribution to the Wilfred E. Fleshman, executive 4f-cowfort l-Palli II-wut it-Rail' It-.ull pl.|
Io-Tranaawoft -EnfUia forest I-I. tll-1Cl rlfM' Pensacola, Fla.
U-Jotr -DUUltt mistaken 41 Rodent officer an
Navy-Duval Community Fund With two bare hands, I'd' like h-orowP'ol PfOplt' Attorney t-B"'l'Irt 4J-WortI of sorrow The commanding
II-Item. or tabbrl '-Globe '- ncouatsr nounced the opening of a contest!
Drive -' a better community.Don't to choke, prOIMrl f-EI.m.nt ,11-E4lbl..a tl-lnJure insignia
And gladly, too, the bore, 11-epics '-Hhat\erlnl I1-N.rete It-S .ntury plant for design of a new squadron
moot b
wait until the last min- DOW 'Lantern 47-{ hk4ens last week. The winning
'Who reads this joke and then '-Put.0 So-Cburda btne" U-81mbol too its
remarks -avre" 'It'.It-Vlnrlt4! D Itch h"II-Dutela towa tellurium entry will earn ten dollars for
ute. Give Today! I-Unu"ual i/->rael.mattow artist. Closing date for the contest
I've read this joke before.
(Answer on rare 8. Col. I) is Nov. 1.

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25 October 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three


1<. the last regular business

'i + r meeting, a report on the National
Convention was given by Ruth

Reese and Alice Meyer, delegates

of Jax 86.Attending. dis

___j 0 h :: i 1 1y'k Cecil guests Field were Navy the members Wives meetings Club of 121 the as x Ye

__ ; JAX 86 CAN BE vary proudof
its club for the honors be

stowed at the convention.' Hostess
club for next year's National
Convention will be Island City
k .
88, Key West, Florida.
: ; ; 3 Four new members were welcomed -

into the club. They were

Mary Thompson, DeDe Harris,

Ruby Couch and Tony Lucas. ,

Members of Navy Wives will be ;

; 'N assisting with the costumes for

the "Spirit'of the Navy" produc-
"ENSIGN PORTIA" full-fledged woman lawyer from New
I York, now a Navy Ensign, is the assistant to the executive officer tion to be given at NAS Jax, Oct- _
at the Naval Air Technical Training Center. She Is Ensign Jeanne ober 27 and 28.
Murphy, shown with Comdr. James Martin, legal officer Best and kindest Wishes are

sent to Shirley White and her son k .

Wave Bobby who will soon be return NAVY WIVES BRING BACK I.OOT-Allce Meyer (dell), 1 i''
New Style Jumper Ensign ing to Jax. Dobby is progressingvery holding plaque awarded Navy Wives Club 86 for Increase In mem \
well after his operation. ber&hip, and Ruth Reese, president of 86, holding second place i
Wins Favor In Assistant To award for community service, presented during the National Convention '
AN EVENING of fun is in store of the Navy Wives Clubs of America in Long Beach, i
San Diego Trial for members, prospective members Calif., are pretty proud of the achievements won by the club. The
Center ExecA husbands and guests who attend local Navy Wives Club Is one of the most active groups In the Jar
Except for baggy sleeves and the Halloween Party at the area. 1

open-type cuffs, a newstyleddress graduate'of St. Johns Univer- Club House, Dewey Park. Velma

white jumper has won sity School of Law in Brooklyn, Brooks, activity chairman and Wives Club 86 Wins \1
the favor of enlisted men at Ensign Jeanne Murphy of Long Grace Copeland, co-chairmen,
San Diego where it has been Island, N. Y., is now the assistantto have announced it will be a mas-

tested by the Bureau of Naval the executive officer at the querade, with prizes given for Awards At Convention ;
Personnel Naval Air Technical Training the different types of costumes.

Worn for more than a week, Center. The date is Friday October 26 Two top awards and two national offices were brought back by \\

the jumper has been praisednot She joined the Navy Waves as at 2000. The hours of the station delegates Ruth Reese, Alice Meyer and Betty Moore from Long i
only by the Navy men but a 'Reservist in March 1956, and nursery will be extended that Beach, Calif., where as representatives of Jacksonville Navy Wives >
by the public. The general after being graduated from Officer evening to accommodate those at- Club No. 86, they attended the national convention of Navy Wives '.
comment is that it is "sharper"than Candidate School at New- tending the party.Employees. October 38. ,. .

the undress white jumpernow port, R. I., reported to NATTCenter i First prize for increased mem
worn. in July. bership, with an increase of 55 in the national Navy Wives Clubs,
It is made with dark blue Soon members this which bringsthe were Mrs. Helen Walker, president I ,
She also was graduated from year '
color-fast and shrinkproof cot- active Bremerton, Wash.; Mrs. Ida : :
club to 108 mem-
of the up
Washington College
ton twill for collar and cuffs, University Mary of Virginia. To Nominate bers, was an engraved brass wall Mae David, vice-president, San .
instead of the former blue ) plaque. For its community service Diego; June Hoover, a pastpresident
wool. The collar has three rows Candidates' the local organization won second of Club No. 86, now of San

of white stripes and a white AK School To Graduate Group I prize, a loving cup presented by Diego, secretary; Mrs. Dorothy
star stitched in each corner. I NAS Jax civilian employeeswill the Armed Forces Department, Hamilton, treasurer, Key West;

The Naval Uniform Board Ten Marine OfficersTen : have an opportunity to nomi National Board, Y. M. C. A. and Mrs. Jean Lyles, parliamentarian .

requested the testing of the nate candidates of their choice for IN ADDITION Mrs. Reese, who Washington, D. C. l

new jumpers before recommending U. S. Marine Corps Officers three employee groups within the has served as president of the Jax The two awards won by the Jax '
the dress white I are now attending a six-week next few weeks.To Navy Wives for the past two Navy Wives wil be on display in I

jumper be reinstated. With the course at Aviation Storekeeper be selected are candidates years, was elected Southeast Re- the club's Dewey Park headquar-

approval voiced, it may be included School and will be graduated for the Employees' Council,Boardof gional Vice-president, and Shir- ters.

in the Navy man's per- November 30, according to Lcdr. Directors of Employees' Association ley White, who formerly held this l
manent dress wear while on William Wright, training officerof and Board of Trusteesof office was appointed Activities

liberty. the school. I Employees' Mutual Death Ben- Chairman by the National Board College StudyProgram

Another group of 10 will reportin efit Society. .of Navy Wives Clubs.
for classes beginning next Mon Election officials and pertinent ExpandsFor
Probably the foremost factor
I Shots day for six weeks. Information nomina-
Flu concerning influencing the judges in the
tion periods will be announced in community service contest was Male POsThe
Set ForDependents port and other commands administer the Jax Air News and on depart- the Navy Wives Nursery. The

their own. ment bulletin boards. Nursery received high praise dur Navy Enlisted Advanced
The influenza vaccine raises to .
ing the convention from Assistant School Program is expanding its
four the basic inoculations givento The draftee called up the draft Secretary of the Navy Albert S. to include all male
military personnel on an an- board and explained that he had scope petty
Pratt who, with Mrs. Pratt, visited officers of whatever rating and
nual basis. The others arc cow- very poor eyesight, and broughthis
the project while aboard the
vaccine will
Influenza virus who are not over 25 years of age
pox, typhoid and tetanus. wife along for proof.' Naval Air Station months
be administered by the NAS and have at least three years of
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Dispensary to all dependentsof ?M +r. Y A owmw w.htrci ago. The Secretary took the op active naval service.
portunity to point it out to the
military personnel from
2 Formerly limited to only 17 of
convention as an outstanding con
five old and
years up. the Navy's highest technical rat
The first inoculations will be tribution to the community, one
ings, now all eligible petty officers
given at the Dispensary from 0800 which could well be emulated
apply for the
may special
to 1100, and 1300 to 1500, Nov. 1, elsewhere. college education program.
2 and 3. Second inoculations will I ; : iif OTHER MAJOR service contributions .
Fifty petty officers selected un
be given to children during the made by NWC No. 86 are
same hours Nov. 8, 9 and 10. <" ;, '/ ,..,.. the Not New Shop, proceeds from der the program have already
'f begun college work at Purdue
Adults are given a full dosagein which are used entirely in welfare -
,' 1 University, and applications for ..
one shot, but in order to mini ("/ work; a contribution of $300of
the 1957 are being sol
mize reactions in children aged >'., ( an overall $453 donated this program
icited. Requests for the educational
five through 12, lesser amountsare '" year by the other 60 active clubsin
should be
training sent to
given in a double dosage. Parents the national organization) to
( the Chief of Naval Personnel by
are urged to see that their '. ) the Navy Wives Scholarship December 31.
children receive the inoculations, Foundation; sponsorship of the
Nine weeks of special instruc
free for of outpatientsat
since studies have shown that nursery use
school-age youngsters are more ( .. the Naval Hospital every Mon tion at the Naval Preparatory
susceptible than adults to influenza "sr day, Wednesday and Friday; and 'School, NTC, Bainbridge, Md.

and are often the source of in- the monthly Ward Party given at will be given to those selected,
fection in parents. _fA the Hospital for bed patients. in contrast to only three weeks

The Dispensary has been ad- Reelected to serve second terms given the first group. The college
ministering the vaccine to military Y v, 4 selectees get two years of

personnel all this month, '4 Ship's Clerk Bars college, then return to sea for

and so far have reached about about four years. On completionof
For Chief
1,700 persons. The vaccine Is ob : # the obligated sea duty they R
ligatory for military personnel. i: s of Ship's Clerk today can again apply for the addition.

Taken on an alphabetically arranged MAN OF THE l\IONTIl-Edward Suart Jr. AMI, Is congrat adorned the shoulders of former al two years of advanced aca .
schedule, they report at ulated and presented with certificate by Comdr. Sidney Engel- Chief Yoeman William Thomas demic training.
109 being selected most outstanding
hardt, skipper of Fasron upon
of the Military Personnel Office at Complete details outlined )
the Dispensary from NAS and man of the month in the squadron. Comdr. Engelhardt also reen- are
attached fleet units. NAAS May- listed Suart earlier this month. NATTCenter. by BuPers Inst 1510.69A.

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I Blue Angels Have Command Change In Air At fO..1JPI. II IIA

change of command in the leader Comdr. Holley took his were organized ngm uric B'
in 1946. The team-
air at 600 miles an hour. place symbolizing a change of NAS
was disbanded a few years
That's exactly what took command ceremony. at
later and reformed again NOTE
place in Pensacola last Satur- TILED BREATHTAKING t
Corpus Christi, Texas.
day when the Navy's famous
the high-
(Personnel are invited to visit\ precision flight demonstrationteam maneuver provided ,Comdr. Cormier, since he On Wednesday October 31
6f the 20-minute flight '
the ,USO Servicemen's Club at 37 Blue Angels, held their light demonstration in Pensacola. has been leader of the Angels, from 2000 until midnight, the
West Monroe St. The club i is open change of command. has flown over 50,000 miles. He club will feature its annual naj.

from 0900 to 2230 daily.) The team's skipper since Aircraft used in the formation takes command of a fighter lowe'en dance.

Thursday, Oct. 25-2000, Game Dec. 1953, Comdr. Richard flying are the sleek swept squadron on the West Coast. The dance, a costume affair,

night., "Zeke" Cormier, turned over wing i supersonic Grumman Comdr. Holley is one of the will feature an orchestra with

Friday, Oct. 20-2000, Sur- his command to his successor, F9F-8 Ccmgar jets, capable of Navy's most experienced jet prizes awarded those attending
prise Program night and Birthday speeds exceeding that of the the dance for various costumes ,
Comdr. Ed while
Holley, highin pilots, having seen action in m
party. sound barrier. different categories.
the air at jet speed. Comdr. Favors will
Saturday, Oct. 27-2000, Dance, Cormier broke away from the TilE BLUE ANGELS have combat and was one of the be t> distributed to( all those attend-

featuring the NAS Band, semiformal right formation, about five feet been at NAS Pensacola since first pilots to fly a jet-pro- ing the dance.

formal; Hallowe'en partY'1 I between each plane, as the new June 1955. The Blue Angels pelled aircraft. The Marnav Easy 7 Toastmasters .
with games, refreshments Club,.composed of chiefs and

gaiety. master sergeants, meets at the
Sunday, Oct. 28-1000, Morning Comdr. Whitener club each Thursday for luncheon
coffee hour; 1045, Go t o I exaA. R; < in the ballroom E-7s interested m

church; 1730, Vespers by Baptist Takes Over As < i becoming a charter member of
Temple; 1800, Refreshments by this toastmasters club, are cor-

Cootieties. dially invited to attend the meet
Monday, Oct. 29-1900, Open Exchange OfficerComdr. ing.
house. .
i .
Tuesday, Oct. 30-1930, Workshop John Whitener will assume L- k
duties today as Jacksonville : Civilians O'Seas
night, and ping pong instruc
tions by Frank Puskas. Navy Exchange Officer, relieving
Lt. Charles Madeira.
Wednesday, Oct. 31-2000, May Furnished
Party Night.Another. Comdr. Whitener comes here d' >
from Naval Station San Diego, '
Calif., where he was in charge of 5 : Logistic SupportDependents

Step both the Commissary Store and
Branch Commissary Store at NAS and civilian celebrities -

By Supply In North Island.A and correspondents whose
services contribute
FORMER enlisted man, substantially
Comdr. Whitener has 28 years of to the government's mission may
Cataloging active duty and was commissioned be furnished "logistic support" by

The Supply Department, 'which in June 1942. His first overseas 'stations-provided such
has been working for about a year duty as an officer was aboard the support does not interfere with

now on the conversion of Navy old aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise tilt< i > support of the military.
stock numbers to Federal Item aboard which he served one Civilians on overseas contract
Identification Numbers (FIN) year prior to World War II and work usually have the support

will complete conversion of elec- again during 1942-43.When World _-__. _n'.......... ._ W. 'H'.<..,___"""""" < "_ _. authority covered in their ion-
tronics material (cognizance "N") War II began, the USS Enterprise EXCHANGE OFFICERS-Comdr. John Whitener (left), who tracts, or if not, the bases should
on Nov. 30 and will then start on became the flagship of Admiral will relieve Lt. Charles Madeira (right) as Navy Exchange Officer take care of them according to
aeronautical material. William Halsey. here today, is given a view of the wares at the Merchandise retail the new OpNavInstruction

Accomplished in seven month DURING his career in the Supply store remain during here his first tour of Exchange facilities. Lt. Madeira will 4000.40.
as Exchange Officer.
periods, general stores and var- Corps, Comdr. Whitener CORRESPONDENTS can be
ious shipboard electronics material served at Naval Supply Depot, given support until adequate civilian -

were converted to FINN before Oakland, Calif.; NAS Kanehoe, Cordiner Group Working facilities are available. Celrb-
Cognizance "N" material was Hawaii; was staff Supply Officer rities and entertainers, athletic

taken up. o f the San Francisco Group, Pacific clinic instructors, USO representatives

The Electronics Supply Office Reserve Fleet; head of the On people from social agencies
has specified that using activities, Food_Supply Branch, Subsistence Various Pay ProposalsHardpressed and educational institutionscan

when requesting Cognizane "N" Division, Bureau of Supply and be given support if they have
material, should use only the Accounts; Supply Officer of the Cordiner com- "invitational orders."

Standard Navy Stock Number on USS Laertes (AR20)) during the mitteemen and staff, who have senior officer pay, key civilian Dependents "officially invitedto

.. all requisitions and demand docu- Korean conflict; and Issue Control been preparing studies, examining employee pay, flexible reenlist- travel to an overseas torn-/
ments up to Nov. 14. Both Federal Officer, Navy Supply Depot, individual service recomendationand ment bonuses and pay-related mand" also are eligible.
Stock Numbers and Standard Clearfield, Utah. visiting installations for talks items like military leave. A report Religious leaders and groups

Navy Stock Numbers shall be in Lt. Madeira will remain at NAS with men "on-the-job", are now on the recommendations is can be supported if they are

i eluded on such documents be- Jacksonville as assistant Navy Exchange attempting to produce specific recommendation due Dec. 1 in the office of the Secretary traveling on Defense Secretary
tween, Nov. 16 and Dec. 1. Officer until January on revised pay- of Defense. invitation.

After Dec. 2 requisitions and when he will leave for Madrid, grade structure, longevity fogies Items which could be solved in NOT COVERED arc most
demand documents for Cogni- Spain, where he will become Ex- and tcthnician pay. a i few months with Congressional tourists, and Red Cross workers

zance "N" material must carry the change Officer for both Madrid The major points being con- approval are getting first attention who come under another regula
Federal Stock Number only. Doc- and NAS Rota, Spain, when the sidered are revision of the longe- while those which indicatea

uments reaching the Supply De- latter is commissioned. vity system, remote station pay, need for longer study may be tion.The logistic support divides
partment on and after Dec. 2
sent to the separate working items into two groups, agrncy-
which do not carry the FUN will groups in the Pentagon. The including registration of vehicles:,

not be accepted, it was stated. chronic housing problem has already real estate (for office space), fur-
The entire f ,
conversion of
Navy been referred for examina. niture, transportation, etc,-and
Stock Numbers
to FUN in the
Federal 'Tt tion to a separate Defense panel individual, including quart* rs,
Catologing Program, will
which may attach a recommendation mess, commissary, exchange privileges < -
not be completed until June, 1958.
< > on housing to the Dec. 1 use of leave and rent Cordiner report. ters, etc.Arlisl's,
Dual Graduation For .

AE School Friday Mary: "John, I thought I would Guild
appear in the new musical. What

The first dual graduation of t do you think people would say. 11 i Slates Event
students in Aviation Electricion'sMate 1 I wore tights?"
School Class A at the Naval John GUild
: "That I married you for The Jacksonville Artist's
Air Technical Training Center I your money." evening sketch class will sponsor
will be held tomorrow in the AE I a spaghetti supper and an exhibi

hangar. tion by Harold Hilton, well know
With the streamlined course HELP mural painter, Nov. 1 at 1930 at
now adopted by the school, graduates U1Q. the Riverside Lions Club, McDuff

will include (aviation elec- Ave'f
trician mates mechanical) and .5
;v There will be a charge
AEI's (Aviation electrician, mates (Help Ease Life's Pains) cents for the supper. All person-
nel are invited to the affair first
you can help festival held
Military aviation offers a challenge 9J ease event of the fall art

to the young men of America life's pains for those less in conjunction with Reservations AmericanArt
Week Nov. 17.
and as a member of the Naval ,

Air Reserve you are facing that --.............- .-..-.. .-i---,. I ......_,. ,.. _. M fortunate thanyourself: by' may 3207. be made by phoning EV L-
challenge admirably. There are PRINCE BERNIIARD -
VISITS-Following his
who have Jacksonville Monday, Ills Royal arrival at NAS giving your share to the I
many young men an Highness Prince Bernhard can't I takea
(right), Messman: "Chief,
abiding interest in military avia- took time out from a tight schedule to talk to three
The three Netherlands countrymen. Navy-Duval little time off for a rest? My
sailors (left to right) Frederick Community
tion and would
like Koopnieiners
to help you AK1 Jean and it
AK1; and Antoine Smalinff, AKC, head is spinning around
face today's challenge but have Aviation are attending Fund
Storekeeper School at NATTCenter Jax. Prince I Forty-two seems the ceiling is coming downon
not had the opportunity. You can Bernhard was flown to the USS Forrestal to observe carrier "
help these men by selling NavaPcs"erve erations. The Prince, who is a'qualified jet pilot who has broken op- agencies, plus Navy relief me. this rag and
the sound barrier, returned to NAS Tuesday and boarded Chief: "Here take
Aviation. Do it now I plane hI'''
for Washington. when t
benefit. wipe off the rafters

get too close..


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25 October 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five

.. '.' .
New Topgrader .,' Up The
;" '. : .

ToastmastersName .
; Civilians

OfficialsFirst 't. ; \. I
f < the Jax Air Newt in
: ,, officers of the Topgrader's cooperation with the Industrial

Toastmaster Club at the Naval Air 1<,'.:... -..,t.. ,_.*... ::' .:. : : .>;,.,.;.;: /. ..:, ':." Relations Department will list
Station elected last week at : I. t' various promotions for Naval Air
were {'t' q '
the Chiefs Club with M/Sgt. William t' .:.:. . r \\ \,, "I'.:.. .' ': Station civilian personnel.)
l ... : A. '':.(\\y. < ) < :... ,} \
Hall of'the Marine Aviation \ .,.f'j"; :i.' i'' ll t. : 'j:' ,: On the promotion roster effective
chosen l't' .. ; Oct. 15 and 21, were 13 employees
Detachment as president. .:., ",. :- :t. \ '' {' : '' \. ., .,T. :r .. ,s..
i t
Howard Heck, AEC, of Naval ,..'t' ..":''.< I "I' 11. 4 ,'"h M 'j .0:w,.. j. .,,'" ., ; .., ..,i,.:"" y.: ",;."" : 11 from Overhaul and
Air Weapons System School was : \ \l t .. : "," ", Repair Department, and two
: :. <
elected educational vicepresident .: I t : ; 1 r J,. :.'t, .. .:' \> : : ; ,,, ,;;:; 1 from Supply Department.
> :' .. .. ,'
and Paul Reeves, PNC, of >, .,0$. .l": : I. >< .\:<- .'ftt :l ". Promoted at 0 & R were Waltlace
1'::: >"': '. ,... :.: ./ ,. : / ; : } '. :
NATTCenter E & I Office, ad- f : : ., : \l -.., < t:::' ',...: .' Arnold, apprentice machinistfirst
ministrative vice-president. b i "" ,' ...._ :1, :' : ; ,. ,.,.1." i:: .' .".'" ..,I,,: --' .: .. ".<.\ :g: : class to machinist first step;
':"t"": :" PM t ) "' :' ," "' 1 .. ". <.\ 1 1r
Sergant at arms is Harold : 1. r: :}\ William Lucas, apprentice machinist
r; i J/t: { <: :. .. ,. :: .f;:' > "t JI .11: ;,:i/ : : : i first class to machinist
Rich AKC NATTCenter f ; ? : ;
Shop .......:.......".. n"n>..,", .. .\,,, .,,, : ." .._'".". ... .....TW.._ n Hn: .. .. > ..1 Richard
Stores, and M/Sgt. Ralph Davies, first step; McCleary, apprentice
Marine Aviation Detachment, is TOASTl\IASTEJtS-EIet'ted. last week 1 were these officials of the newly formed MarNav Easy radio mechanic first
7 Toastmasters Club. Left to right are II. E. Heck, AEC, educational vice president: M/Sgt W. T. class to radio mechanic first step;
secretary-treasurer. Hall, president; P. A. Reeves, PNC, administrative vice-president; and M/Sgt. R. D. Davies, secretary-
Hunter electronics
Seventeen members were treasurer. II. E. Rich, AKC, not shown, was elected serjeant-at-arms. Ulysses apprentice
signed up at the kickoff luncheonlast mechanic first class to

week. Meetings are held at 'Voice' Doubles Trouble electronics mechanic first step,

noon the first three Thursdays of 0 & R Test Pilot I also Robert Zimmerman, appren-

the month, with an evening meet prentice radio mechanic first
ing on the fourth Thursday. In 'Old Pro Club' For PW Trouble Desk class to electronics mechanic

-The new club will be host to One of Jax Overhaul and Automation has come to the Public Works Trouble Desk, bl'1ng.1 first step; Roy Smith, Jr., aircraft
the Southeastern Area Toastmasters which Lt. J. C. Hines Main- mechanic (motor) third step to
Repair's test pilot's has been ing with it some unexpected problems ,
Clubs evening, inspector (metals) third step;
Thursday _initiated into the "Old Pro tenance Officer hopes will soon fade away.
November 1. Donald Sherman, aircraft me-
The automatic answering equip
Club". might not be remedied until the chanic (general) third step to inspector
Harold R. Mittendorf, ADC ment, in use for a week now,
next day. ; (metals) third step;James
Six EM (AP), has been recognized by perplexes some and infuriates
Navy for A TIME SPACE of 30 seconds if Keene, aircraft mechanic (general
the magazine Approach as hav. others who call in requests
provided for recording the mes )'third step to inspector (metals
ing exhibited heads-up flying help in solving such problems as
Finish Nuclear third .
sage, name of caller, location of; ) step.
ability meriting membership In leaky steam fittings or replace-
the "Old Pro Club". ment of a burned out light bulb, trouble and other pertinent info Charley Starratt, aircraft mechanic -

Plant CourseSix Mittendorf was recognized only to encounter a robot "voice" mation. And-if the trouble is a (general) third step to inspector
real emergency-the caller is advised metals third William
( ) step;
neither questionsnor
for his effort while flying an that can answer
Navy enlisted men have HUP-3 helicopter while attached soothe ruffled nerves. then, and only then, to contact Green, apprentice electronics .

completed a five-month courseat to NAS Barber's Point, T. WHAT'S MORE THE voice the NAS Jax OD. mechanic first class to electronics

the University of Virginia, II. The letter reads: seems to want to route the callsto D. W. Chason, trouble desk supervisor mechanic first step; and

along with 23 other members of "Cruising at 300 feet parallelto the Of ticer--the-Day, although says it is all very simple James Jones, apprentice machinist
the armed forces and one Army first class to machinist first
the coastline cliffs of Molokai attentive listening makesit and a most efficient means of

civilian employee, which enable Chief Mittendorf lost con- quite clear that this is only in handling minor compaints that step.Advanced

them to become operators of trol of the aft rotor after failure cases of extreme emergency. come in during the night hours. at Supply Department

nuclear power plants. of the longitudinal screw- Actually Installation of the But right now some puzzled and Macy Lotz, mail and filo

The Army Package Power jack. By skillful manipulation, equipment, rented on a monthly confused persons coming up on clerk GS-3 to personnel clerk
Reactors now being built at the Mittendorf was able to main basis from the Bell Telephone the Voice for the first time, don't (general) GS-4; and Rachel Mathis -

Engineer Research and Develop- tain command of the critically System, can and should serve a understand why they are getting ( typist GS-2 to clerk-steno-

ment Laboratories, Fort Belvoir, pitching helicopter for five tortuous useful and effective 'purpose. In the runaround from a robot. In grapher GS3.Legion .

Va. by Alco Products, Inc. un miles until he found a use when the "trouble man" on stead of recording their messages; .

der contract to the Atomic Energy small strip of bea h'and landed duty between 1600 and 0730 is they jump to conclusions and call

Commission, will be oper- without damage." performing some service away the OD, who is no happier aboutit Declares

ated by those completing the from his desk, the equipmenttakes when he has to relay their messages

course. incoming calk and records to the trouble desk and calm
Crook: "I hope will be Navy LawyersAre
Some of the men will information concerning the com excited complainants besides.

additional training in operation 'lenient with me, your honor. I plaint. When he returns, the mes- "One person was real excited,"

and maintenance of the. \PPR-1 :have many people dependant sage is "played back" through the A. K. Miller, AN, in the OD's of- MistreatedAre

at an Alco facility in Schenec- upon, me." regular telephonic receiver, ena- fice revealed. ")Ie said when he

tady, N. Y. The rest will go to Judge: "You mean children bling him to give immediate attention called Trouble Desk all he got Navy lawyers repressed?

the Argonne National Labora- Crook: "No-detectives." to matters that otherwise was two clicks and the word to The American Legion says they

tory at Chicago, or the National call us. If he hadn't hung up on arc. In fact, the charges almost

Reactor testing station in Idaho, the thing so quick he would have amount to their being oppressed.

for practical experience in reactor learned all he had to do was re Furthermore, the Legionnairesdeny

operation to be providedby port the trouble in the.30 seconds the Navy contention that

the AEC. provided by the equipment for most of its legal specialists wantto
While at the University of r such messages." stay in the line, asserting instead -

Virginia the men reviewed two that "the overwhelming
MEANWHILE Trouble Desk is
of mathematics, including sentiment the
years legal
gM1llNi7 having its own problems. "One among pec-
algebra, trigonometry, analytical ialists favors establishment of a
man was calling from a pay station
geometry and introductory cal staff judge advocate corps" for
and when all he could get
culus studied basic physics, me- the
was the Voice he blew his stack!
chanical and electrical engineering Establishment of such
: a corpsis
He spent his whole 30 seconds
and went into the fundamentals being the
.. chewing out the machine" urged by Legion
of nuclear engineering. .- which endorsed a report by a
They were the first cadre to Legion committee of lawyers at

be given the training, and received i: Japanese Officers its recent convention. The report

the most intensive school- Attend AO SchoolTwo said the Navy had set up its

ing possible: lawyers as specialists in 1946, but
4 ____J o Japanese Navy lieutenants has done nothing since but make

Ordnance 0 School began classes this week with the promises. Therefore the morale of

X't Aviation Ordnancemen Class E the Navy lawyer is low, and witha

Graduates ThirteenThirteen School at the Naval Air Technical few exceptions they don't stack

students at Aviation Training Center. up to those of the Army and Air

Ordnance Officers School at ICY The officers are Lt. Nishimura Force.
Yoshitomo and Lt. Matsuda Sa- Lacking;the same consideration
NATTCenter will be graduated
Friday, November 9, according to wisvN toru. Lt. Yoshitomo attended the given lawyers by the Army and

Ensign Hunter Bell, AO-O Train- Navy Academy at Hiroshima, Air Force, the report continues,
ing Officer. '.z Japan, site of the atomic bomb the Navy lawyers lose their independence

blast, from 1942 to 1945. Lt. Sa- when controlled by, and
Edward -
The students are Lt.jg( ) }}
toru is an expert in Judo. are dependent for promotionupon
Davis, and Ensigns George
+ line officers
Biehl, Ralph Blanchard, John r G
Grim is
Rear Adm. Chester Ward a
Campbell, Duane Counsell, Wil-
legal specialist and current Judge
liam Dolley, Henry Faitz, George New Skipper
Advocate General. He Is the second -
Glatis, Alton'Hall, John Manning, Comdr. Robert Wjtmer took one of flag rank.
Edward Mateer, John Mcllwaine, over reins of Fighter Squadron 4 .

and James Ward.U4 101 last week from Comdr. Harry There is a job for you to fill in
_. .. ...
--< Weldon. The new skipper of the the Naval Reserve Aviation and
Two pretty girls were walking TRICK OR TREAT-It's spook-cm-np time now at the Naval
Grim here from to be frank needed to fill
Reapers comes you are
witches and gob
sailors small fry for night-riding
down the street. Two salty Air Station as prepare
whistled. lins. Five year-old Pat O'Neal shows a pumpkin at the NATTCen- duty as operations officer of that Job right now. Specialized
ter Exchange to six-year-old Larry Wright, while 10-y ar-old FawtuLant, Key West. Comdr. training and technical skills are
"Imagine, said one of the girls, Davey Wright tries a mask for seven-year-old Mike O'Neal. The Weldon reports to the USS Sal- available to the young men of
"whistling at us two days before children are sons and daughters of Marine master sergeants Dave pan America. Contact NARTU today.
payday. Wright and Ernie O'Neal.



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,M \ 4 Toastmaster Community Fund Driv i i1JIP'VVV

Clubs From Area

To Meet Nov.
1 .

a 0 10 20 30 40 SO 60 70 80 90 GOAL tb 20 '
e Four Jax area ,Toastmaster
Clubs will gather Thursday .COMFAIRJAX. IT .

evening, November 1, at the COM NAB GFAILII :
Chiefs Club in a special meet .:,
V ing for dinner and speeches, ,'" ',.:
x according to Lt. Kenneth MARTD ..

Kniozen, area governor, of ''NAAS MAYP0RTNARTU <. ".
Naval Air Weapons System '.1
UM n School. : :1
The clubs include the Down 'HAS CECIL :, <'tNAS :: ;

_,_ __ .,, ... town Jax organization, Jax ,' :
""""""" ?' j'V "w ; JAXNAVAL J. .i ,
; ; ::
NEW CENTER EXEC; Telephone Co., Jax Navy Offi II .<,< 'i ::'",,' ,.:: '.
Comdr. Wilfred Fleshman, has cer's Club, and the newly organized ',NATTC d. : '>'. ')": <': : :
.' a
assumed duties as executive officer Topgraders Club con- HOSPITAL ;' "
: :
,, ,
of NATTCenter, relieving: sisting of chiefs and. master \ftcMw.] ;; .. <,,""..........._............ .... t II .: 1m._ ..... ): :
Comdr. Edward; Bishop, who sergeants.
ha* taken over as commanding x A cocktail hour will begin at THIS IS HOW THEY STAND-On this master Scoreboard can be seen how participating com-
officer! mands stand in the Navy-Duval Community Fund Drive. The standings are as of Oct. 22.
1830 followed by dinner and
r speeches from 1900 to 2100. i
Carrier FDR
Four speeches, one from each 2-Un
Comdr. Fleshman
club, will be given and the 0
winner after evaluation will Leaves MayportThe Due
receive the "fur-lined gavel"
New Exec At
award. huge USS Franklin D. A bill
The event is being sponsoredby Roosevelt, newest of the con- family FROM
CenterA the Jax Navy Officers verted carriers and seagoing home a'man and
Training Toastmasters Club. for 3,000 men, gets underwayfrom form is

Mayport Carrier Basin to- gress just re-
former seaman recruit at the day for the Norfolk Naval ship- January .
Naval Training Station San Diego, Co. 5S29 Tops Again yard for approximately two principle" : called
in 1927, this week assumed dutiesas months post-shakedown repairs. vices. of making

executive officer of the Naval AI[ Electrician SchoolFor Arriving at Mayport on Oct. 20, The only : how
Air Technical Training Center
,replacing the FDR had completed eight the first hotel

Comdr. Edward W. Bis the second time in two weeks of training and 16,000 milesof be "boss"

hop,Center.who took over command'Jthe months, Company 5629 of Aviation steady steaming in a similar ent. Some replied
Electrician's Mate Class A period when she returned to the should rule
executive officer is
The new School at the Naval Air Technical Atlantic Fleet via Cape Horn in status in

Comdr. Wilfred E. Fleshman,
early August. not be the
Training Center was chosen as
reported aboard from the carrier '
USS Corregidor where he servedas the school's honor company and The shipyard will complete the .
XO. with the honor went attending cycle of events designed to pre- decide, the on his

Commander Fleshman, who privileges.Last pare the ship for deployment with would cost
holds the Bronze Star Medal week the Honor Company the Sixth Fleet in the Spring of certain girl,
awarded during World War II, guidon was presented to Richard '57. married to my diary."
made the last carrier landing Bergeron, AN, company leader. 4Ordnanceman*. single or
aboard the old USS Langley (CV- f[The class will be graduated in School available, ; swim I
1)), the Navy's first commissioned two weeks. It was the eighth such Honors To Pearcy single Cheyenne."
presentation, a custom establishedby But if one '
carrier, back in 1936. : too far
After serving 10 years in enlisted Lcdr. Lawrence Heron, Training Donald Pearcy, A 0 A N, 0 f BAQ and there we'd
rates, he was made Radio Officer of the Electrician'sMate Frankfort, Ind., was the honor their take
Schools. student in last week's graduatingclass $102.60.
Electrician in'1937 and commis-
: then, lets
from Aviation Ordnanceman
sioned a lieutenant in the Navy in
A wedding ring is like a tourniquet School Class A at the Naval Air
January 1944. : And be
-it stops your circulation. Technical Training Center
He officer of "
was commanding 'Cane ?

VU-19, a target drone squadron, '. _..... ..... ......_-<. ..
in, 1944, which provided servicesto chase but
the Fleet before the Palau, Iwo up to
Jima, and Okinawa Operations. vv suddenly

4. v '...ft In[ from .
Lt. Alfred you catch
Jax Credit Union cal officer excitedly.

Represented At cane replied the
ti" s 1 3: NAS Jax, the gap,
Stale Convention week to when I
to the up and
A group of officials from the on Radio our
Jax-Navy Credit Union headed bj ,'. rine
delegates Joseph F. O'Connell and 4 burg.
Harry E. Jarrard attended the Lt. showed
22nd annual convention of the with before the
Florida Credit-Union League in '4 :1Y countered handed
Tampa October 19 and 20. canes as a "Where's
Some 140 Member Credit-Un- y n with the the usher.

ions were represented and approximately as a with a
700 Delegates and : .f aerologist, is rather
visitors discussed and processed ,' ference two.
legislation benefitting the Credit "'" ledge for me."
Union movement in the state of c. aNEW Data the usher

Florida. I different head. "But
President O'Connell of the Jax : to hurricane time.
Navy Credit Union was elected to LEGAL OFFICER bined with 51 and 63." ,
serve on the State Board of Direc- New Lcdr. Morris Seydel (left), who :seasons will
tors of the Florida League. 0'. Legal took over duties of NAS Jax illustrate reached
legal officer last Friday from
Connell, supervisor in the Overhaul I
an expected and
Officer For Comdr. Robert E. Lee Jr.,
and Repair Department, is a studies a brief which he now tists from hung her
charter member of the Jax Navy inherits, while his predecessor The use under the
Credit Union. A pioneer in the StationLcdr. points out a matter of jurispru Warning
dence affecting the case.
Credit-Union since organized in and the for the
1952, O'Connell has served as a Morris M. Seydel relieved Louis, Mo., attended Wesleyan navigation you on
board member and assistant Comdr R. E. Lee, Legal Officer, University in Middletown, Conn., water 15th?" the
treasurer and has been president NAS Jacksonville, last Friday. and was graduated with a degreein of his
Of the Board since January 1953. Comdr.. Lee, who had been on I law from George Washington the tell "
In the Jax Navy delegation duty here for 27 months, will I University, Washington, D. C. Be- you.
J were assistant treasurer Mrs. leave for San Francisco from fore entering the Navy in 1942,he "Halt! was home
x Breda, Sammie A. Whittington, where he will depart for Yokosuka was associated with the U. S. Cus- crossword
Ottis Beck, Umberto Pezzulla, Japan, where he wit be staff toms Bureau.He I "Advance
Cecil Acree and Mrs. Evelyn legal officer, Commander, Sev- was serving with the Officeof I ond stanza of that?"
Clark of the board of Directorsand enth Fleet for a tour of duty of the Judge Advocate General Banner." beautiful

Andrew Carlson and Robert 18 months. Washington when he was ordered "I don't a night
Rossini of the Credit Committee. Lcdr. Seydel, a native of St. to Jacksonville. 'Trocced ."



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25 October 1956 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven ..

//E( r w M. Communications, Fasron 6 Record

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Iw..alr a..o. ral t agar.
--on us + I with nor'eastcrs and Jupc Pluvius running rampant, it .
s.! '
a-trwW'v ,, '
. ..+ ..s swas a rra a sx s t .. was hard to get In a game edgewise during the past week in the
i'aa I s atA s 'R+r1orN ao wrw ti arR oR s RMRrR sta !i .,
Mainsidc Touch Football League, but two games were recorded,

neither affecting the standings to any great extent.In .

last Thursday's fracas Com-

munications slopped up and down
y the slippery gridiron along with Marines PaceTenPinners

: tL VAH-1 with Communication's

"slushing" to a 6-0 victory. John

Gritton dashed around end for

the only tally. A brace of victories last week

VAH-1 took to the soggy turf hoisted Marine Aviation Detach

the next day to best Fasron Six, ment into first place in the NA TT.

15-0. Jimmy Lindt and Bob Pettit Center Winter bowling league.

tallied six-pointers for V All.1, The Marines downed Aviation

K'S with Ed Wage adding the extra Electricians, 4-0, and measured

point. Lindt scored the remainingtwo NavAirWeaps Deuces, 3.1, with

points on a safety. Vie Malik and Johnny Devito

In other results Hospital won paving the way.

over Personnel and Fasron Six Aviation Storekeepers swung

'won over VW-4, both by forfeit. into second place by winning from

VFP-2 WON 6 LOST 0 TIED 0 NavAirWeaps Deuces, 3-1, and
VP-18 a 0 0 from Aviation Ordnancemcn, 4-0.
2 1 1
psrital 3 2 1vAna Other results:
-S s s 00VA11.1
NavAirWeaps Aces 3, Sup.
HE'S THROUGH AND AWAY-Gerry Anderson of Communications finds nice bole and blasthrou&h :2 2 0
a Six :..I 3 0 Splinters 1; AN-P Aces 3, AOl;
for a sizeable rain against: V All.) in a Mainside Intramural Touch Football Loop melee I VA 72 2. 3 0
played last Thursday at varsity field. Communications won this fray, 6-'. YFP-62 and YP-18 lead the CeomrountcaUons 1 3 0Vw4. AE3, AN-P Deuces, 1.
Mainside loop with 6-0, and 5-0 records, respectively. 0 6 0 Team leaders:

Tarplay, AE, 151; Summitt, AO,

151; Abrams, AG01, 156; Larson

Fliers Holding Admin Hikes I. and Novotny, AK, 156; Bucknelland

lAX AIR Foyda, SS, 149; Malik, MAD,
Daily Sessions Golf LeadRain S'PORTS' 177; Morris, NAWS2, 163; Burner,

Berths on the Jax Navy Fliers NEWSCenter AN-P, 163; Elsner and Burke,

basketball squad are wide open, brought last week's Main- <; AG02, 136; Siviky, AN-P2, 160;

it is revealed, and,personnel still side Intramural Golf to a stand- kJ, Bohnstengle, NAWS2, 148.
: "
can try for positions by attending still, but the weather cleared The summary:' '

daily practice sessions at Main- enough for a stirring upset on f 1. J.
MarAtD>t : :2
side gym daily at 1530. Monday when Faetu beat lastweek's T-Ball Action Light; AK School :ZO '4
NavAIrWeaps ((2)) 11 7
second team Hospital
The Fliers open against Orlando place AN-I' (111) School 18.4NavAirWeaps _
4-6&! ((1) n 7 .
AFB on Nov. 23. Blockbusters Maintain LeadRainy AGO (1)) School "KAU
The best score of the day was School 9 15AE

turned in by Ralph Martin with a weather and wet grounds managed to cancel the brunt of AN I'School(21 School H 6 14 16

42. action in the NATTCenter touch football league. By the time the SuilSpllnters 5 15AI.O
Perkins Coaches (2)) School 0 16
skies cleared only two games remained on last week's schedule, one
brine nlavf'd.I (
Mitimen Administration WON'2'iy? LOST 10!; I'CT..715 Aviation i Storekeepers moved Center V-Ball Loop

AgainReturning Operations 351 I" ]K}{, ..661IIAs I into sixth place by virtue of a 25-6 victory over Administrationand Shrinks to 5 Teams
20, .630
f.11tal 4y! i Airman School went into a
to the fistic wars as 109 20 7 25 10 .:.619Fasron .537Faetu fourth-place tie with NavAir Shrunk to five teams becauseof

coach of the Jax Navy boxing V A 11-3 32 251 40% .444.432 Weaps by winning on a forfeit, withdrawals, the NATTCenter
team is Bob Perkins, of VFP-62, ComJo'alr.Tax 19'4 25/ ..452VFP62 1-0, from Marine Aviation De- volleyball league was inactive
transferred 17i! 271 .3X7 last week.
who this week
was Supply Fiscal 14 40 .2571'AW11 tachment.,
temporarily to Special Servicesat 7 35 :.155 Play was to be rescheduled this

the Naval Air Technical Train- The Storekeepers charging de- week with Aviation Electricians

ing Center. fensive line and diversified offensive School still leading the pack with-

VA-172 VAN-1 ShineIn attack accounted for their out a defeat.
Tutor of the Jax'Navy mittmenin three-touchdown triumph over an

1954-55, Coach Perkins comes undermanned Feather nine. Scor- .

back for his third season. V-Ball Action ing first on Ken Werner's 25-yard

gallop around right end and Bluebells. Topping
lIe ordered a turnout of all VA-172 and VAIM are riding touchdowns -
quickly adding by
candidates beginning yesterdayin with unblemished
atop the pack L
Joe Richetti and Ken Somers the
Price Natatorium gym and records in the Mainside Volleyball
Keepers took command of an 18- Mainside Keglers
plans to begin building immediately League.
0 ball game. Richetti then con-
for forthcoming meets.
In action over the past week, verted to make the, score 190.Administration's Tuesday, Oct. 16 showed VA-172

Included in the major eventsare VA-172 defeated NARTU, 13-6 lone Bluebolts downing Communications -

the Florida State A. A. U. and 14-7, last Wednesday, while tally 4-0; FAW-11 beating the .
on a five-yard
came came romp
Championship, North Florida VFP-62 was downing Hospital, : by Dick Nelson. AK quickly Waves 4-0; and Faetu scoring a

Golden Gloves, and the Sixth 13-5, 5-10, and 13-9. countered with a Richetti-to-Ed win over VA-172 Bluebolts, 31.
Naval District meet:
In the only fray played last Cormier touchdown pass. NARTU defeated ComFairJax

All interested personnel are Friday, NARTU swept past Fas- The standings: 3.11n Wednesday's play; Dispensary
urged to turn out. dowrjfd NAMTD, 3.1; and
ron Six, 14-12, 0.15, and 10-8. w I,
AO School :5 0 2SupSpllnter Fasron 109 took Personnel, 31.
Marines won by forfeit over AGO 3 S 1 1.3 2 Oct. 18 Fasron Six over O&R

Flynn Pacing: VAH-3, as did Faetu over Fasron AN-P School 4:1 0 Whitehats, 3.1; FAW-11 downed

Ringer PlayIn 109, which dropped from league NavAlrWeapc AK School 4 3 3 3 0 1 VFP-62, 3-1; while O&R Officers
Services two on AI 1C School 3 3 1
play. Special won AGO Deuces 1 3 2 shutout Special Services, 4-0.
the NAS Jax Golf Ringer forfeit, from VP-18 and VAH-3. MAN-SIZED CATCH-MarIon Administration 1 5 1 NARTU bowed to Hospital inFriday's
at the MarAvDet 0 7 0
Tournament which ends Oct. 31 Frazier, employee took
VOLLEYBALL STANDINGSWON Navy Fuel Depot, exhibits this contest, 3-1; VA-172
Mickey Flynn leads a pack of 20 LOST PCT. 42-pound drum, measuring 50 Center Cage Squad ComFairJax, 3.1; and VAH-1
linesman with a blistering 68. VA-172 S 0 tOOO Inches, caught from a pier at blanked VW-4, 4-0.
In second place is J. F. West- Nartu VAIM !6' 0 1 1,000.(57 the Depot on Trout River. Fra- Opens Nov. 15 Personnel lost another conteston
used glass rod with :25'
5 1
moreland with a 70. Pete Gusha- Fasron Six Monday, Oct. 22 when they
3 .571 dead shrimp
Special Ser. 4VYVG2 pound test line and The NATTCenter Marines basketball
nas and John Haydie are at a 2 3 ..500.4410U bait. lie spent over an hour bowed to Dispensary, 31.
: 3 team will its
tied for third place with 73. Thisis Marines reeling in the drum, which'is open season Through a handicap match the
Yfl! : : the largest yet caught at the November 15 in King Hall against
the last week to lower the V W-43 t" Waves took their first victory in
.0A)0 Depot. Moody Air Force Base
) cagers,
scores. )'at'tu defeating Faetu, 3-1; and Fasron
Coach Don Isherwood said this

I Wife Bags The Turkey He Gets The ChickenThere I week. 109 shutout Communications, 4-0.

On a still informal schedule, the TEAM STANDINGS

will be fowl aplenty at from Aviation ElectriciansSchool cers; Clyde Brown, Freelancers. Marines have listed games mostly VA.172 Bluebolt WtJN' LOST. F.8.13 CF.VAII1 .
the home the Bonus shoot-R o g e r Wood, with Air Force teams in the 10 2 .K:13:
table of the Bill Weatherby'sas "my wife brings hospital 1:5 3 ..833Fasron :
a result of last Sunday's turkey turkey and all I got was a chicken. Freelancers; Dave Bratz, St. southeast area. Included are Orlando She 19 5 .712
)o'8ttu 15 9 ,6'S:!
shoot by the Jax Navy Freelancers ." Johns; Lamar Williamson, Free- Turner, Bartow, Pinecastle, )o'AW-l1 11 11 .fjn
lancers; Florence Wood, Freelan MacDill, and Moody. Special ServICei 14 10 .:>HJ
the NATT- shoot-Dick Sten-
archery on Broadhead U & K Officers 16 32 .571
Center 575 Clyde Games also are scheduled with Marines 11 9 ..550IIspensary
range. grim, Freelancers, ; cers.This 13 11 .542
Rose Brown, Freelancers, 565; Rose Sunday a quarter of Jax Gibbs Shipyards; national AAU )o'811rOn 109 10 10 .5I 10Vlo'.62
11 13 .4514
brought home' brace of 10- Weatherby, Freelancers, 560. Navy archers-Weatherby, Paul contender; Florida State Univer- A-172 JloLihota 11 13 .411

pound turkeys, and a Bill Weatherby Novelty I h 0 0 t-Paul Under- Underwood, Ed Merrill, and La- sity Fosh, and Jax Junior NAMTD.4. JO.l 9 11 .417..4.0VW.
wood Freelancers; Rose Weath- mar Williamson-will take out College. Communications 8 12 ..4110Personnel
latched on to a capon. "Fine 9 15 .375
thing," commented Chief Weath- erby, Freelancers; Pat Potrer, St. after wild boar and deer at Eglin Other contests are in the plan f'.omJo'arJac 8 16 .333:
Nartu II 18 .333:
Bill Weatherby, Freelan- Air Force Base. ning stage. :10 161
erby, president of the Freelancers Johns; Waves 4

u -. I J -' : : _ww- -

rl NEWS'- I

Page Eight JAX JR 25 October 1956

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Spirit of Navy'Continued :" ':' \> '' Fund Drive
"Have Any Old I" \ ri{ .
( from Page 1) : } (Continued from Par 1))

Kate BadgcsP"A "Spirit" himself-Comdi9 Mar. : ',.J..", "' \ ;: with 77 percent, followed by AO

plea for old rating badges shall Gatchell, (ret.-who serves it.7 : School, 50; NAWS School, 46;
for members of Junior Navy as narrator maintaining continuity ? :' Support Personnel, 41; AE School,

Clubs organized in the state of as historic scene follows scene, ,,' 27; AK School, 24; and AN-P
Indiana has been received here working hard'to make the showa School, 20 percent.

from the Indianapolis Navy real success. s ComFairJax has several units

Recruiting Station. REPORTING ABOARD just in a over the top, with VA-172 boast-
The clubs have been activated time to take up the task of make. t : Ing of a healthy 140 percent,
in the larger cities of up artist is Ensign Pat Townsend, FaetuLant Detachment Two and

Indiana in connection with the who brings with him experience VU-4, both with 100 percent,

television series "Victory at gained[ in college theatricals and Others, in order, are FawtuLant .
Sea" shown in Jacksonville Little Theatre work Alpha," 94 percent; VFP-62, 86;

several years ago. Members of Navy Wives Club Fasron She, 82; ComFairJax Staff

Each youngster 'joining a Jo.. 86 are acting as wardrobe 81; VAH-3, 71; and VF-173, 68.

club is presented with an ID mistresses and performing minor At Fleet Air Wing Eleven, it's

card and a standard Navy rat. alterations in the costumes, as V: x8 d. k' t.araa g the rAW Staff in front with 106
ing badge. Response to the well as adding numerous authentic -
percent pledged, followed by
movement had been so high, touches to the uniforms of today
109 102
percent; VW-, .
however, that the supply of and: yesterday 00; VP-16, 80; VP-18, 77; and VP5 -
badges has run out. THE ONE FEMALE in the cast, 75 percent. '

Navy personnel having old "Bess the Barmaid," vintage 1812, Solicitors are aware that from
rating badges in their possession is played by Jo Willard, YN3. now on the work'will be harder,
are asked to mail them to Others in the cast include Peter but
spirits and with
: lIJ, are high a
C. F. Hammond, YNC, publi- King, P II A N, as Commodore : little cooperation from
:ity coordinator, U. S. Navy John Paul Jones; Thomas Lucet, COMMENDED-At a meritorious mast in the office of Capt. everyonethe
William S. Harris, commanding officer of NAS Jax, Reginald i campaign could be cleaned up
Recruiting Station, Post Office AN, as. the French Admiral La- Boone MM1, (center) was commended by letter for his supervision before the deadline. .'
Building, Indianapolis, Ind.HERE'S Motte Piquet; Lt. Ken Knoizen as of the life guards during the past season at three Mainside t
Admiral Farragut; Chief Warrant swimming pools. Glancing over the citation are (left to right)
Officer R. G. Long as Admiral Randolph Burge, ADC, of NAS Special Service Department' ;Boone; PO Upgrades
: N v n and Lcdr. Jay Maze, Special: Services Officer.
Perry Lcdr. W. Mawhinney as
::t, ;$ (Continued from I)
Page )
British Admiral Lt. David
'<, ''( #: Bayley;
': 'wF"l Beesley as Admiral Marc Mits- the Nov. tests in any of the six

Fi cher; Lcdr. J. B. Klockenkemperand new rates are advised to read
Ensign Taylor Durham as a BuPers Notice 1410 with great

'JP pair of seamen, circa_812; Em- care ,It lists the proposed scopeof
mett Rodifer, AN, as a SeaBee; each of the rates and detailsthe

and Jack Newman, AN,. Ensign things applicant for promo.
Herbert Alexander, Richard For- tion are supposed to know.

.if Yt tin, AN, and Comdr. Odin Mac- (AFPS Weekly Feature) The' six emergency rates, are: .
Charles Vicinus, SN, of VF.173. "Join the Navy and see theworld" I Memo from the history file R3)), rating code 6601; Aircontrol
with wide professional experience is a recruiting slogan that Smeared males 'and coffee cup men W (Airborne CIC Operator)

behind him, is directing the pag has no meaning for attractive washers may rue the day, but (ACW3)), rating code 6602; Air-
eant. Eloise English of CBS Radio. Dis. lipstick made its appearance in controlmen T (Tower) (ACT3))
-. ..-- charged as a Wave lieutenant public 40 years ago this fall. rating code 6603; Firecontrol
E commander after WWII, she had the ice credit Technicians E ElectroMechanical
# r Breaking goes to (
Seek Leave Pay spent her entire hitch in Chicago.
actress Estelle Wlndwood (remember ) (FTE3)); Parachute RiggersS
Now, as a civilian, Eloise travels her, Dad?), who simply (Survival) (PRS ), rating code
For SurvivorsNow 100,000 miles a year. wore her stage makeup out of, the 7110; and Parachute Riggers M

EP, gyrating idol of bobbysoxer theater one night. (Maintenance) (PRM3)), rating
f' that passage of Public Law code 7002.Surprise.
4' millions, has made another .
770 has been achieved, by which Elaine Stewart -
mark With released ale -
; a just I--
survivors can get accrued leave bum already past the million &: :::): chang ." Big payoff is a high for
}' money with other back pay if a ing from a red- quiz shows-$100,000; a fine sendoff .
a mark in sales, we pause to reflect. '
serviceman dies before his pay .:. ., haired beautyto for Sgt. Willeford who will
that this is the first time any (
'' i accounts are closed out, the ": a quicksilver retire in October with 20 years' "
t, man, woman, or houn' d a w g ; ,
s Armed Services are working on ; blonde, she service.
(close competition) has sold a ,
a new bill. j .., i reports, has For future release .'. Univer-
3C 3z million albums. \... made her feel
This new proposal, which will International will film "Battle
be presented to Congress at its Birthdays to remember. ..': "like a whole Hymn," story of AF Colonel Dean
next session, is designed to close George Gershwin was born Sept. ", '... ,.;,- ;. new person." A Hess, who organized and lead the
26, 1898. He died in Hollywood in few trinkets, South Korean Air in
another career incentive; gap. Force 1950.
Widows and other survivors 1937, but his wonderful contributions ; cr' .1.1j such as a silver CONAD commander Gen. EarleE.

would get whatever leave moneya to American music live on Mercedes, silver Partridge will do the foreword.

serviceman had coming if ,he In tribute to an outstanding com j ,. ,.,_ _.. dishes,evena Watch for an AFPS exclusive
died during active duty. At pres- poser. silver poodle interview next week with Miss

ent, they got only his arrears -in For technical advice in filming Elaine Stewart have helped the America 1957, lovely Marian Ann

____n'n.nn_________ I pay "Bombers B-52," Warner Bros mood.. McKnight. Tuff job, Ma.
MARA AGAIN-An With 60 days leave accruable, signed as technical advisor a man Fame and fortune seeker .
all-time favorite among Holly the amount could add up to a who eats, works, and practically Technical Sergeant Charles Wille-

day wood, under pin-up contract gals is Mara to Universal Cor- couple of months pay for the sleeps,with the big bombers ford, Moody AFB, Georgia is ''a Clarify ChangeIn
Pictures Company. Maybe Survivors; in addition to arrears Master Sergeant James C, Crotts, contestant on NBC-TV'i 'The Big
Mara just knows how to pose, and six months gratuity (a mini- Rate
but whatever it is, she is a solId mum of $800 under the law just For
favorite with the servicemen passed.).
where pin-up photos are con Survivors of ii- Codes
cerned. (Photo courtesy Loew's Service'per- Special
Normandy Theatre), sonnel already can collect a simi- Jo." ".. "
lar amount, making this a strong }; : Personnel Special
holding Pro
Civilian T'Maslers argument for the Armed Forces. ; ::j; f f gram Codes 9976 and 9980 and

Although under the new law civil graduates of the Naval Air Weapons
To Gather Oct 30 service employees cannot accrue ______ System School, Courses
Civilian personnel interested in more than 30 days carry-over
Sparrow 1, Aero lOB, and Aero
the formation of a ToastmastersClub leave annually, some have been 1 3 10E who hold enlisted classifica.
invited to attend an in. allowed larger credits who had *
are ) tion codes 7802, 7926, or 7927 are
itial meeting Tuesday, Oct. 30 at accumulated more time before the notified that after the February
1930 in the rear conference room law was passed. 1957 examinations the servioe-

second deck of Building 110. wide competitive examinationswill

A representative of the lax not be used for purposes of

Navy Officers Toastmasters Club 0-0 H change in rate to GS, GF, or AQ. .
will be on hand to orient the a'
group in various phases of organ!. Eligible personnel in pay
zation. grades E-4 and E-5 have the op-

(Open Our Heads) \ portunities for change in rate to
M AIL AOY- CLAM R GS, GF, or AQ through formal

AR RA RAM SISIANO. = No one likes to see others school training under the provisions
T RAIMIINAN of Dupers Instruction
SNEeIRA5P.ORT suffer. Let's open our hearts ". 1440.13A and Bupers Instruction
NEIGH.ATIOTp 1440.16.
A. RUE !; L PIEIIR and give our share to the
r'': 0 R M.e VEN EIOIIB Personnel in pay grades E-6 or
AIR 01':; E VIF: EwID Navy-Duval Community Fund E-7 who are qualified or become
I .
PA .MI PAINT NO.AMIAHA Drive. It's our once-a-year GUARDSMEN HERE-Richard Gaeth, YN1, (seated) now Is qualified for change in rate to
(LA. EIA 5 e fAJJ attached to the Military Personnel Office at NATTCenter to take AQ through, in-service training
I ANT E R.'f IN TIONT campaign, and worth our best care of the U. S. Coast Guard students attending the two aviation should request change in rate in,
electrician mate schools. Here he presents Willet Wagner, ADZ, of
lA S 51e 1N Ie MIE 5 accordance with
efforts the USCGAS, San Diego, his certificate of promotion. Gaeth, alsois the provisions of
(Answer to Page Z Puzzle) a Coast Guardsmen, reporting here from Miami. Bupers Instruction 1440.5A.rl .