Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 4, 1957
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Pay Plan Presented As Answer To Budget, Manpower Problems I IA

"Pay-Itself" pay plan, starting next Jan. 1. Costs of E-8 and E-9; and sharply increased none for top enlisteds movingto of the services by about 15 p'cr

made public by the Cordiner $249 million for services in officer pay starting at second lieutenant or ensign cent; (2)) Save up to $5 billion

Committee, is declared by fiscal 1958, and $315 million in the O-5 level. status. a year by 1962 in the cost of

Ralph J. Cordiner, committee fiscal 1959 could, he said, be TO !MAKE TilE plan
A contract bonus retention pay national defense; ((3) Sharply -
chairman, to be a major cure- absorbed by the present bud- beamed work Cordiner's
plan would be pri- "manpower reduce training accidentsnow
all to all current budgetaryand get.KEY marily at encouraging non- management" plan must also and in military and

manpower problems.;. FEATURES under- regular officers to remain in work, he said. This includes civilian losses in case of war;

Dy sharply reducing train- scored by Cordiner are substi- service more than three or four controlled rccnlistments s o ((4)) Reduce military personnel
ing accidents and manpower, tutions of the present longevity years, though not much beyond that the proper balance of required to produce a given
particularly trainees and train- system with an in-grade step the 14-year service point; skills is maintained. level of national security; and

ing support, Cordiner assertedthe plan; a proficiency pay device and while "saved pay" provi- Retention of needed man- ((5)) Provide a "long-term
plan would pay for itself. for critically needed enlisted sions would be made throughthe power under the plan would: solution to the services' basic
lIe urged adoption of his plan men, with two upper grades, structure, there would be ((1) Improve combat capability manpower problems.

DUD HopesTo

ExpandServices Jf1X N. .


A hearing was scheduled yes- I'Ii i VOL-14 No. 52 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Fla. 4 April 1957

terday before a House Armed !
Service subcommittee in which stop and ShopStore9 Announce Dates
Defense Department officials

presented services the expansion as a necessary of Exchange NowIn For Naval PrepExaminations

reenlistment lure, while retail % q Ar
merchants charged Defense OperationIf
with violating a 1949 agreementand qt -
All commands have been urgedto
with trying to build Exchanges someone from your outfit
into "junior department grabs a basket: or sack and r nominate their best enlistedmen
stores. tells you he is going to the to take part in the Navy-

The retailers objected to the store to get some supplies- ""SSn wide preliminary examinations
selling of children's clothing, don't laugh, he's not kidding.A $ for the Naval Preparatory School
at Bainbridge, Md., as candidates
furniture coats
baby sports ,
streamlined system of ob- for appointment to the Academy.The .
and tires and batteries. 4't
taining commonly used office and Academy exams will be
officials Agreement and Exchange of janitorial supplies has gone into : given; world-wide on July 5.
representatives effect at NAS Supply. It is called BuPers
Notice 1531 of March
national retail has already -
been reached groups Exchange the Stop and Shop Store and is ,- 14, which announced the call for
on -
stocking of typewriters, located in Building 160. The entrance nominees for the preliminaryexam

maternity dresses, electric is on the southwest cor- said "voluntary disenroIlments" -
ner, near Yorktown Ave.
from the
blankets, and maternitytypebras s>r r preparatory
and girdles. PURPOSE OF the Stop and school because of a "Jack of

Retail officials also agreedto Shop Store is to provide a simple proper motivation" for the acad.

let Exchanges raise or remove and convenient means of ob- emy and a career as a Naval of-
the present price limits taining requirements for office ficer "are a continuing problem."

'on such things as rings, cuff and janitorial supplies for activ- "_",,.._O._ N__', Command selection boards
e. ities based here. The store will have "a strict obligation" to elim.
links sweaters watch
SUPPLY STORE OPENS Cutting the tape with shears prepared -
electrical appliances, radios, operate on a retail cash and I especially for the occasion, Capt. James McKlnstry, Supply mate every candidate who failsto
cameras, record players, drinking carry basis with "customers" able : Officer, declared the Stop and Shop Store officially open last show a "true motivation" fora
** glasses, sports equipmentand to obtain supplies as needed, Thursday. On hand for the ceremony were Tom Forrest (center), career as a Naval officer, the
thereby reducing the investmentof Shop Stores Branch Supervisor, and Ray Baxter stockman. The notice said.According.
dinnerware. version
Slop and Shop Store is a new streamlined of obtaining
funds in stocks for 'future office and janitorial supplies as the need arises. to the notice, 'en
VA-35 Pilots needs, and curtailing quantitiesthat listed men must have obligated
must be stored in office service to at least July 1, 1958, to
Rack Nine areas. Early Release Seen For qualify for assignment to the
Up THE MATERIAL at the storeis school.
available to all locally based The Navy indicated that men

E' AwardsAttack activities dependent on NAS Jax Unpromising PersonnelCommanding enlisting in the Navy even as
for supply support and account- late as July J would be eligibleto
Squadron 35 returned to ing functions, and to fleet activ- apply for tM NAS Cecil Field last week after a ities assigned for logistic support. officers have been authorized to separate from gram;

four-week deployment to Guantanamo All base activities arc encouragedto active duty personnel who have low overall performance, have been
Bay, Cuba. utilize the services of the designated as non-potential petty officer material and have a GCT of
The first two weeks were spent Belter
less than 36. Spruce Up
(Please turn to Pace 8. Col. 5) ,
getting the special weapons pilots I i The plan, as outlined in Bu
qualified in high altitude bomb- Your Old MedalsNavy
Pers Instruction 1910.11A, of .
ing and the third week was directed 1 (i e er March 19, points out that 1955
towards enlisted personnel will
pilot proficiencyin
and 1956
required heavy replace
low altitude wear medals whenever taking
dive bombing and
ment of enlisted men in the Navy
rocket part in ceremonies at which
delivery, preparation fora
t because of the Korean Conflict
complex held on March 19. officers must wear dress uniforms -
Seven pilots won a total of nine .
RECENT circumstances
"E's" in the two events. Rocket have The new requirement and
"E's"! went to Lcdr. J. R. Constantine permitted a better selectivity in four other uniform changes
Ltjg( ) D. M. Bell and recruiting, so that "it is in orderat have just been approved by I
Ltjg( ) J, II. Mauldin. Ltjg( ) G. this time to analyze and screen SecNav, following recommen-
L. DeGeer.and Ensign L. B. Pat- the enlisted structure to the end dations by the Permanent
rick took that those men who have not
bombing "E's" and Uniform Board.
double "E's" went to Ltjg( ) G. shown professional competence or Enlisted personnel must have
B. Van Valkenburg and Ltjg( ) adaptability be released in orderto their medals available for

J. A. Almquist. permit their replacement" by wear by a given time limit,
Special weapons loft bombing higher-quality men. which varies with rate. CPO's
dominated the final week with all iw The men to be screened must must be ready by July 1, 1957,

pilots dropping bombs on Gitmo's have served continuously on active first class by Jan. 1, 1958, sec-
Hicacal target. duty for more than two ond class by July 1, 1958, third
During the deployment, VA-35 years or, if serving only a two class by Jan. 1, 1959 and non-
pilots flew 850 sorties for a total year term, have completed 18 rated personnel by July 1, .
of 1,200 flight hours. A total of months. 1959.

3,737 bombs were dropped, Including WHILE TilE Instruction encourages -
2,670 Mk-23 minnies, 371 and authorizes separation
Mk-15 water fills and 696 Mk-76, of these persons, they may Schwartz Gets HonorsAt
and 1,422 rockets fired. be retained on active duty if they AO GraduationEdward

Squadron officers and enlistedmen ..rkoz ,z s have potential for useful service, Schwartz, AOAA, of
visited Kingston and Mon- 4 sa evidenced by performance of Dana, Illinois, was the honor stu-

tego Bay, Jamaica; Port-au- ORDNANCE CHECKED -Comdr. M. E. Barnett, commander duties or have passed a service- dent of the March 29 graduatingclass
prince, Haiti; and Santiago, Cuba. CVG-3, is checking with A. II. Young, AOl, on the number and wide examination and/or have at the Aviation Ordnance .
VA-35 is commanded by types of ordnance expended during VA-35's recent deployment. progressed toward advancementin School Class A at NATTCcnter.
Comdr. A. E. Brown and is attached Comdr. Barnett acted as Commander, Fleet Air Detachment during rating by successful comple- Schwartz, who entered the
his two weeks participation with the operation and also repre
to Carrier Air Group sented ComFalrJax in the capacity of observer during competitive tion of practical factors, required Navy in February, 1956, has been
Three. exercises. (Please turn to Page 8, Col. I) assigned to VAH-6, North Island.

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i i' Station.Published Jacksonville every Florida Thursday for Navy and Marine tctlvltlei at Naval Air \.t, 'v)J -,,'.' i....,.. .' > ; 1: : : "A't ," '

HAS, JMfct.BTllle /
f Capt. William S. Hanli Commanding Officer :
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Comdr. Robert 11. Smith _. '.-...... r__ __... __ ?__ Uxccullve Officer );': 1t"A' ;'p ,
Meet Air Jsckso.ville (
near Adm. Dclbert S. Cornwell --- -- CommanderCapt. Lw\ %(
S. S. :Jsearcy:; Jr. ?,-... ...... Chief of Staff ', 4 1 \, l1f a .: '
Fleet Ali Ming KletnC'apt. "t.. C rA\ J
Sidney S. Lawrence ...............-.......... ..........................__._......_... Commander f 'c o ,it'.,. .. ", .
Comdr. T. S. While ...._.__ ._ Chief Stall Officer ;\, ', < '. .t.
Naval Air Trchalcal Training Crater t "
rapt. Chariot L. Moore, Jr. ...__.. --,-,-, ,...,..._,........... Commanding Officer ,. ,
Comdr. Wilfred; ?:. Klt-shman KiTutiv: Officer

Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl Natal UoiplUl- -. Commanding Officer .. i
Cai*. Maicy Shupp ?---1.-, ... Executive Officer ; $ z *
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Capt. Normnn O. Anderson ,. Commanding Officer "
Coindr. William E. Hardy Executive: Officer qt'

The JAX AIR NEWS It published at the U. S. Naval Air Station
Jacksonville, Florida, and printed commercially with appropriated fundsat : ?
no rxuenfte. to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35, Hev. ;
Nov. 1943. Copies are distributed free of charge at the Naval Air Station, the
Naval I Air Technical Training Center Naval Air Reacrve Training Unit ana the
U. S. Naval Hospital. .
Service Information Oftlccr._ ..Lt. Dave Bccsley {45f 2'
Managing Editor Andrew H. I'laney r
Assistant Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters Kay Sutton; Jack ,tz -4:
Holmes, I'lll; Lynn Weldman. J03; John label JOSN; lien Sylar, SA;
1'hjllls Fletcher; Staff riiotoKmpher Norman Peters 1'HAN.
The JAX AIR NEWS Is a member or the Armed Forces Press Service ( M.
AFPS material appearing In this publication may not be reprinted without
the written permission of Armed Forces 1'rcss Service.' Republication of other tL
matter except by service publications, Is prohibited without permission of _
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Editorial offices located Main Administration Building. Phone extension UNIVAC MODELED A display of scale models of advanced electronics computers, shown in
fOiG. 216 and 8161.Contributions. the conference room of the Overhaul and Repair Department last Friday, attracts both officers and H
employees of the department who attended the all-day confab. Left to right are: R. M. Proctor [

Can Aid statistician. ; Comdr. C. S. Hathaway, shops office, and Emil Bleb, work load division superintend.eat. :

'Univac. Seminar Here Another

Handicapped Defense, VA Velo

Peacetime GJ Bill Step[ In.Spread Of AutomationA

(This is the third in a series of articles dealing with agencies Legislation to make the GI seminar and display of scale model electronics computerwas

involved in the first fund raising campaign of the year within the loan and educational benefits held last Friday in the Overhaul and Repair Department conference .

Jar Navy complex. This week, pertinent data is offered on the a permanent peacetime plan, room, under auspices of Industrial Relations Department

National Society for Crippled Children and Adults.) proposed by Senators Francis training, for interested personnel of Supply, Fiscal, Public Works

The Duval County Chapter of the Society for Crippled Childrenand Case (It-S.D.) and Thomas Comptroller, O & R and Administtation Departments of NAS Jax

Adults accomplishes most of its treatment of physically handi- Kuchel (R-Calif.), was vetoed
The seminar was presented bya "
capped persons through its Easter Seal Physical Therapy Clinic. by both the Defense Department -
team of Remington Rand uni- DEVELOPMENTS in
The Duval chapter operates the clinic for all physically dis- and the Veterans Ad-
vac Sperry Corporation and electronics data
abled persons without regard to race or creed or financial status. ministration testifying before New pro
cessing equipment is
This is the chief function of the Easter Seal Clinic that of pro- a Senate Labor subcommittee. recognizedby
York and It
Atlanta. arranged
was the Bureau as a decisive meansof
viding the facilities and opportunity for victims of illness, injury or The benefits, extended to in response to a Bureauof management improvements
disease to return to physical independence.OVER cover Korean War veterans, dated in
Aeronautics instruction, business administration
600 INDIVIDUAL MEN, women and children have come have been cut off to service
March 12, outlining a programfor and record keeping areas The
to the clinic for treatment. Dehind those patients stands a great host personnel who have come into an Automatic Date Processing ADPS is

of supporters whose many and varied contributions make all of it service after Jan. 31, 1955. System (ADPS) at industrial air program promoted being by the aggressively

possible.The. Spokesman for DOD and VA stations NAS Jax.
including Chief of BuAer in order that "all
clinic is at present staffed with a registered therapist anda contend that extending the echelons of management become
HENRY LINSS, regional bank-
benefits would make
secretary-receptionist, employment of a second therapist is sought. people
familiarized with such
believe that military service is ing representative, Atlanta, statedin equip
Physical therapy at the clinic employs light, heat, cold, water, "something abnormal and undesirable a discussion of the impact of ment."

electricity, massage, exercises, and mechanical devices to stimulate for which a man deserves Univac computers that automa- BuAer's plan is to establbff

the. circulation and aid in the repair of tissues. During the past yeara rehabilitation or extra tion is no longer in the thinking prototype development of an

total of 8,267 physical therapy treatments were given to patientsat privileges and therefore tendsto stage but has become a vital ne ADPSystem at NAS Alameda and

the clinic. stigmatize a career in the cessity. "The world we live in NAS North Island, while at the

HANDLING OF PHYSICAL therapy cases locally is no hit and armed forces." today," he said, "is too fast and same time maintaining interest

miss proposition. There are certain rules and policies with the ulti- It was also emphasized thata too complex to permit any wasteof and educational programs at other

mate purpose of aiding as many handicapped persons as possible.In post-service benefit program manpower, already a scarcityin activities. These latter are naval

order to fully meet the needs of the community a center is would make it even more difficult this country." air stations at Corpus Chnsti,

needed to offer not only physical therapy, but occupational therapy, to keep men in uniform.A There is no need, he continued, Jacksonville, Lakehurst, Norfolk

speech therapy, vocational exploration, psycho-social counseling, to fear that automation will dis- Pensacola and Quonset Point as
manual and vocational rehabilitation well as. MCAS Cherry Point
training services. That is the
word has been place
new added to employees. "Its main effect
goal of the Duval chapter this year. To reach this goal continued EMPHASIS IS placed on the
our American vocabulary. In describing will be to transfer personnel
cooperation from old and new supporters is needed. fact that BuAer is giving first
a boy of his from routine
acquaintance jobs to jobs of more
TYPES OF CONDITIONS treated at the Easter Seal Clinic consideration to management'sneeds
are a youth said: responsibility and higher pay, at
arthritis,. Perthes disease, amputees, congenital deformities, bone "}Ic's psycho-ceramic." the same time saving manage- and that the speedy ma-

infections, scoliosis, torticollis, spina bifida, strokes (hemiplegia), "What's that?" someone asked. ment considerable cost and meet- chines can be used to report in
muscular dystrophy, Parkinson's syndrome multiple sclerosis terms of the present, and even of
para- "Crackpot. ing its need for faster and better
plegia, Erb's palsy, fractures, poliomyelitis (convalescent), cerebral the future, instead of in termsof

palsy, low back injuries, pelvic inflammatory disease, post surgery, L "" '" .... > the past. The accuracy of the

circulatory disturbances, Bell's palsy, skin conditions, dermatamyositis : tW4f ;; machines will increase the accuracy -

neuritis, asthma, prostatitis, causalgia, fibrositis, myositis, of information supplied to

neuromuscular hypertension, bursitis, cerebral accidents and head management, and by their
injuries resulting in physical handicaps. .t po'wer and flexibility help man

Many patients have entered the Easter Seal Clinic not expected agement apply the principle of

to live. But today they can travel in a wheel chair, feed themselves, ". :, management by exception, de
11. 1- and
and ambulate with crutches. With the cooperation of all hands we tecting significant changes
<<... to
make these physically handicapped contributors to society rather opening ways expansion
'"" r'
than a burden on the community. "undreamed of" ends.
> Demonstrating the electronics

also been spared. : \: equipment, designed to meet any

LETTERS to tHEEDITOR He wishes me to state the great .' specific application requirements,

importance of having rare blood 1.<.'.<" \ was a team composed of Jack

type on supply. His need was :...'.: '. ,. Hely, national communications
type B-RII positive. He has given : New York
V specialist, from the
blood many times and hopes to .:'. : : .. ',',:: Office of Sperry Rand Corp.
:" .
be able to do so again when he is '.'.. } i :: : .<... ii Clifford Zimmer, J. Wm. Davis

NAS Blood Bank entirely well. When he does he tIi.:.., ..... J and Leonard Camilli, from lUm-;
will certainly see that the Naval ;' b ington Rand Univac Division. ATlanta

NAS Jacksonville, I Air Station Blood Bank is given ; ; and Harvey Butler and E

Dear Sirs, I credit for the same. D J. Ryan from the Jacksonville

This is' a note of appreciationfor Again expressing our humble .t. c branch office.

the blood supplied to my appreciation, we are ... .., .
-- ... her ca
husband when he was operatedon Very truly yours CO\IAIRLANT: CAt RETURNS An elderly lady drove
The mt.thanic
recently. If you could know Dorothy Welsh Carter Appraisal Team, comprised 01 Lcdr Fred ComAlrLant Olllcer into a garage and asked the
what i meant to me to know Robert Welsh Lt'dr. Jan Chtsltr will return to the Jax area Tuesday(left for) two and to make some repairs on mr

that whatever blood he needed 4 weeks designated of ItdurfS.officers From April 9 to 19, talks will be given to 1300- car. Asked what' she thought was
would be on supply to save his Patient: How can I ever repay USNR retention and other their wins on career planning, promotion the trouble, she said:
topics 01 interest '"'
to' -
life-and now that he is home you for your kindness to me? Although lectures are scheduled for fleet aviation line ollifers. "Well, my husband told me

and getting stronger, the realiza- Doctor: By cash, check or postal line officers are Invited to attend any session units by ,contacting NAS aviation the could be fixed up fine if I lust!('
Com'alrJax tn
tion of what expense we have money order. return here on Career May 1.Apralsal Team. The AlrLant team will also bought driver." a new head for



4" April 1957 JAX AIR Page :3 J JI

Personnel Develop 10 Labor-Saving Items

I mm; :

When It Comes To Ineenuilv. VA-34 Is' Loaded

Demonstrating their versatility Thursday, April
and adaptability, the Mamside Buster Kcaton
men of Attack Squadron 31 Story (color comedy drama) with

at NAS Cecil Field have developed j,j Donald O'Connor and Ann Blyth.

more than 10 "ease- Also Rattled Rooster.NATTCenter .

of-handling" items for speed New Mexico +
ier, safer maintenance of the I __ (drama western) Lew Ayres and '
3 '
squadron's new aircraft, the Marilyn Maxwell. Also Heavenly '
A4D1 "Skyhawk." Puss. '

Two of the most important in- I i u31 Hospital Hidden Guns (dra-
\ *
novations, a canopy bungcc safety ,. ma) with Bruce Bennett and
and n light weight tail stand, I- fi' x a "y. Richard: Arlen. Also Farm ot
have earned a letter of commendation Tomorrow.

from Comdr. E. L. Mc Friday, April 5
Clintock, squadron commanding Mainsidc Green Dolphin

officer, for Micheal Tufarella, __ HW Street (drama) with Lana Turner
ADC, whose Air Frames department and Van Heflin.NATTCentcr .
developed these items. Buster Keaton
THE CANOPY bungee safety Story (color comedy drama) with

is composed of a short piece of Donald O'Connor and Ann Blyth

tubular steel, two bolts and apiece Also Rattled Rooster.
of chain, which keeps the Hospital New Mexico Cdl'a-
canopy locked open when thereis ma western) with Lew Ayres
no pressure in the bungee. + P and Marilyn Maxwell. Also

The need for this improved Heavenly Puss.

locking device became apparent ,. Saturday, April 6
when the canopy accidentally fell Mainside Lizzie (drama) with
m.... ....._. __
on one of the pilots who was Eleanor Parker and Richard
sitting in a plane with the pre. CHIEF DISPLAYS INNOVATIONS ]Michael Tufarella, ADC, displays some of the ground Boone. Also Professor Tom.
vious safety installed. handling: equipment designed and built by the Air Frames department of VA-34 at Cecil Field. In NATTCenter Green Dolphin
canopy the foreground Is the hand tow-bar and in the second row, (left to right) are the tail pipe stand;
The tail stand is made of canopy bungee safety with red warning flag attached; slat hold-ln with warning flag, and tall Street (drama) with Lana Tur
equally simple material, con- stand. Chief Tufarella is leaning on the stand for the electronics packet, which was built to the radio ner and Van Heflin.
sisting of several pieces of tubing shop's specifications. Hospital Buster Keaton
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welded to a base plate. The stand for the aero-dynamic slats. Installed Story (color comedy drama) with
bolts to the catapult holdbackand on the aircraft nightly, VP-16 Keeps Busy, Breaks Donald O'Connor and Ann Blyth.

tail-hook fitting and hangs the slat's tracks are protected Also Rattled Rooster.
free deck. several inches above the from dirt and corrosion. Iceland Flight Time RecordFlorida's ,

Another major labor saving device sunshine Set Anti-Rabies
INSPIRED by a critical centerof warm spring I
is a tail pipe stand which cause of snowdrifts) from the
gravity, which could result ina allows the tail to be was gladly hailed by officers and
pipe extended time their deployment began. Shots For Pets
plane going down on its tail
sufficiently to permit men of Patrol Squadron Sixteenon Some of the record flight hours
the stay permits clearance of work in the tail section without their return last week from were spent dropping mail and

the arresting nose wheel wires, but and will jacking not per of complete removal of the tailpipe five months' deployment at equipment to ground control intercept Next WednesdayThe

Keflavik, Iceland. or stations manned by
mit the tailpipe to come in
con- OTHER DEVELOPMENTS include Air Force personnel, and accessi- periodic "Anti-Rabies Clin
tact with the deck.A Using the Keflavik Interna-
a hand tow-bar, so the tional base of ble only by air during most of ic" will be held at the handball
canvas lined, steel clamp Airport as a opera-
attached plane can be moved easily by tions the conducted the winter months.PRIMARILY court at the corner of Mustin
to a short piece of bun- squadron
gee which plugs into a jack point several men; a stand for the Anti-submarine Warfare flights established to give Road and Yorktown Avenue,
under each wing acts as a hold-in round shaped electronics packet and other reconnaissance mis- radar warning of the approach of Wednesday, April 10, from 1000to
with handles for ease of instal- sions, and during the winter hostile aircraft, these stations 1400, for the convenience of

Pack 131 lation, which was designed by months of December, Januaryand also serve as a bright beacon of all Naval personnel who own
ToParticipate the Radio Shop; as was a wooden February, established suchan aid to pilots in need of emergency animal pets over four months
stand which holds the nose of outstanding flight' record that directions or assistance in old, which have not been immunized -

In the plane when working in the they broke all previous Icelandic case of a forced landing in the against rabies.

electronics section. Navy flight time records for that otherwise bleak wilderness, Dr. James G. Fish, a representative -

Scout CircusThe When the first A4D arrived at period.TO VP-16 is one of three patrol of the Duval County Vet-
Cecil Field for delivery to the SET this record, VP-16 squadrons of Fleet Air Wing erinary Society will conduct the
monthly pack meeting of squadron in February 1957, there launched aircraft every day but Eleven] and is under the com- "Clinic." A nominal fee of $3
Cub Scout Pack 131 was held on was no special handling equip- one (when the airport closed be- mand of Comdr. Max A. Piper. will be charged for each animal
March 29 at Building 801, and be- ment available, though Douglas] immunircd. This charge: will include -
gan with the induction of James Aircraft Company is now manu- I, the cost of the animalV
Fosbenner into Den Six. I facturing some similar items. license tag, which will be fur-
Lee Covell, a transferee from I Douglas has requested pictures of 7 Y.M nished at the time of immunization. -

Bethesda, Md., was placed into the canopy safety device for I ",",,' .
Den Four, and numerous awards study. : t"4t ACCORDING to Florida] State

earned during the month of Pictures or construction plans 1 Laws, pets, including cats, muM!'1

March were passed out by Cub. for any of the items will be for- 1'W be immunized each year.

master Heise. warded to any squadron or acti- Rabies has been described a:<
Captain I. N. Curtis, sponsor of vity by writing Attack Squadron an acute "rapidly fatal paralytic
the Cub Scouts and Boy Scoutsof 34, c/o FPO, New York. infection" communicated from a
NAS Jax, welcomed Daniel '- t rabid animal to another througha

Horne into Troop 131 in cere- wound, usually produced by
monies conducted by Lt. R. E. ''I biting. Animals in the later

Osman, NAS Chaplain, and presented stages are in a "nervous" state
him with his Boy Scout Join Drive To .. .- and will not tolerate confine-
neckerchief. ment. This is when most humansare
Prior to his transfer into the Preserve 'E'In ,>.\, -- 4' bitten or exposed to the
Boy Scouts, young Home had Big /. disease.

reached the Webehw rank, whichis 4 ,",....."..... TilE DISEASE is not confined
the in conjunction with the current .
award Cub
to the lower animals and is almost -
Scouting. drive to preserve the carrier -" .- always 100 per cent fatal
Plans were announced con- USS Enterprise as a national ti unless treated in time. _
cerning the Boy Scout Circus to
shrine, two ex-Enterprise per The anti-rabies vaccine, now
be held on April 27 at the Gator
Bowl, commencing at 1945. Cubsof sonnel now at NATTCenter are given in a' series of 14-shots, administered

Pack 131 will participate in doing their part to promote the abdominally, is bas-
this annual event. ARTICLE OF CONCERN Comdr. Dwight Asmus (left) and ically the same as that originally
campaign. CWO Roy Blood, of NATTCenter, look at a picture spread of their devised by Pasteur, almost 100
All proceeds from this Circusare Comdr. Dwight Asmus, Super- old ship, the USS Enterprise, in a recent marulne'artlele feature.
years ago.
used to finance scouting intendent of Special Training, Doomed to the scrap heap, unless $350,000 can be raised, the famed Mass immunization
activities in the Jacksonvillearea and CWO Roy E. Blood, Jr., of carrier of World War II is once again in the spotlight, as ex-crew of animalsis
members are attempting to raise the funds to considered as the best methodof
and Pack 131 will receive Naval Air Weapons Systems necessary preserve
the ship as a historical shrine. prevention.
twenty per cent of all ticket sales School, both served aboard the -...--
made by members. Enterprise when she was the, Fleet Admiral William "Bull" awaiting the cutter's torch. The Maybe it's a good thing men
Tickets are on sale now, and only operating attack carrier in Halsey, the men feel that the City of San Diego has offered a don't understand women. Women
attendance at the Scout Circus is the Pacific during World War II. 'Enterprise' deserves a place free berth to the ship should the understand women and don't like
solicited to help support this COMDR. ASMUS was an ordnance among the heritage of our country required funds be raised in time. them.A .

worthy cause. officer aboard the flat-top, Comdr. Asmus and CWO Blood man needs a woman to take
I and CWO Blood served as a THE ENTERPRISE Association state that any former crew mem- : care of him so she can make him

MDB Payments Due radioman. comprised of 1,400 ex-crew bers, or anyone else concerned strong enough for her to lean on.
Mutual Death Benefit Society The Enterprise participated in members, is trying to raise $350- about the future of the carrier, Besides, every man needs a wife1 ,
members are reminded that assessment every major Pacific sea duel ex- 000 necessary to save it from the may send contributions to the because among the many things
No. 76 is due by April cept the Battle of Coral Sea. scrap heap. The Big "E" is cur- USS Enterprise Association, San that go wrong are a number he
16, I Echoing the words of retired rently tied up in Bayonne, N. J. Diego, Calif can't blame on the government



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4 April
NEWS 1957
Page 4 ., -

With TheToastmasters
: I
). I

At the Mar-Nav
Easy *
luncheon meeting last Thursday
toward ,
spoke on Successful
Thinking Phil McCready on-

Carry or Be Carried, and Bob
Gelles spoke on Save Now 01
Suffer Later.

:K. There will be a dinner meeting

tonight commencing at 1830 in
the CPO Club ballroom. Wives
%S of
; yk members are invited to attend

Highlight of the meeting will,
be the installation of newly I

elected officers of this Toastmasters .

The Navy Civilian Toastmastei'>
are looking forward to their

charter presentation to be held

\ : at a dinner meeting April 23 at
/ / ii-i : 1900 at the Officers Club.

_> JA4D : ..,$...... . ) An outstanding program ha
-__ been outlined for the charter
ceremony. Special guests have
been invited.At .

Tuesday night's session

INTEGRATED FLIGIIT SUIT The artist's drawing on the left points out the many features of the newly-developed integrated Dick Silbernagel, Ray Forrest
flight suit for pilots of the Navy A4D Skyhawk. ((1)) seat cushion containing bailout oxygen bottle; ((2)) PK-2 pararaft; (3)) and Walter Stanul delivered their
parachute; 44)) barometric parachute opener lanyard; ((5)) flotation gear actuating lanyard; ((6)) lap belt adjustment buckle; ((7)) shoulder second and third speeches. Silbernagel's -
harness and parachute attachment; ((8)) signal Hare; (9)) seat belt and parachute attachment; (10)) parachute ripcord grip; "*' talk
shoulder harness and parachute attachment; (12)) suit harness adjustment buckle; ((13)) signal flare; ((14)) flotation rear, (15) suit was entitled "Call
oxygen and radio connection: ((16)) flotation rear actuating lanyard; ((17)) antl-G-suit connection; and ((18)) console oxygen and radio, Them By Name"; Forrest's 'Re.
connection. On the right, Ltjg( ) John Curtis of Attack Squadron 31 models the new "G" suit and radio connections and tries l out for lax"; and Stanul's "Foreign Aid".
size the ejection seat of the new AID. Lt. Curtis represents the last word in aviation sartorial splendor. Toastmaster of the evening was

I Carl McCranie, with Milo Jones,
BLOOD Dedicate New 'Harris Room' At Lengthen Hours Of Tom Forrest and Ernie Newburgas

DONOR, evaluators. Leonard Eubankswas

Festive CPO Club CeremoniesSaturday NAS Hobby ShopThe topic master; George Hyde
"er" counter; and Don Moran
NAS Hobby Shop will
evening marked the grand opening of the 'Hams master evaluator.
Room," the splendidly decorated $25,000 Chief Petty Officers' cocktail remain open seven days a The next meeting will be held
week effective April 2, be-
lounge, named in honor of Captain William S. Harris, com- April 9 at 1830 at Ihe TollHouse ]
cause of the increased activity
manding officer'of NAS Jax. there. Blanding Blvd.
festivities .
The evenings began say a lot," at this point the Cap Located in Building 896, the
with an introductory speech by tain hesitated and simply added. Hobby Shop will be open from Register Now For

t1 Sgt/Mjr. Anthony Cocco, CPO "I've never had an honor like this 1400 to 2130, Monday through

Club president, in which he expressed I in my life. It's the highest honor Friday, and 0900!) until 1700 on Adult Education

the appreciation of all E7's I've ever had, thank you." Saturdays. Sunday hours will
I Captain-Harris was then served be from 1400 until 2000.
Nine more employees have tor Captain Harris' "keen interest the first liquid refreshment over I The hours of operation have Spring SessionsNew

Ioined( the blood donor rolls at in our welfare, and his active the sparkling: cocktail lounge bar. been extended on a trial basis

.NAS Jax since March 1. support of the clubs under- TilE CAPTAIN then proposeda and if personnel, make use of Adult Education crasser

Donating blood to the Station takings." toast to the club, members and the extended hours, it is ex- are now being organized for the
Blood Bank during that time were THE SURPRISE of the eveningcame to the club president.A pected they will be permanently spring sessions, and the following

nine employees :from Overhaul when Jim Lane, club manager miniature replica of the traditional increased. subjects are available at Central

and Repair Department. unveiled a plaque erectedin navy boatswain pipe, Grammer School, East Church
The group included Virginia the beautiful room to "insure with power supplied by Captain lounges I've ever seen and I ;feel and Liberty Streets:
Thompson, William Early, Van that the Harris Room will endurein Harris, announced the official deeply indebted and honored that Beginning Psychology, Wednesday
McLean Gene Neal John Lind-
name as well as in fact. opening of the "Hams Room they should name it the 'Harris 1900 to 2130. Ad\anud
berg, Harry Wade, Douglas Riles, Captain Harris was quite obviously In a statement to the Jax Air Room'," Psychology' Mondays, 1900 to J30,
William Hughes and Alice Clay.
overwhelmed as he began, News, Captain Harris declared, !I A buffet style dinner was Parliamentary Procedure, Wednesdays
I "There are times wants to it's "one of the ,
8C-BS MembershipDrive a man nicest cocktail served with a dance following. 1900 to 2130.

Beginning Professional WI:1 i :i ,',-
Opens April 8 y ,, r : F 1 1f Thursdays, 1900 to 2130. Ad\',..1,, d

Enrollment in the Blue Cross- Professional Writing, Tui Blue Shield Insurance Plan is f s'f y t { 1900!) to 2130.Registrations.

offered civilian employees of NAS mek are being ta1l'1J'\ ,'
Jax in the 1957!) annual membership the Central Grammar Srh.
drive scheduled from April (office of the Duval Evening i lI't.h i' '

8 to May 3. School principal) after 1B30! .
Those who do not enroll by the Art classes will reopen at 'p'
May 3 deadline will have to wait r r Jacksonville!; Art Museum, l l"U"

until the same time next year to Riverside Avenue, as :follow .
join group plans. Beginning Art Classes, Widm\ -
Present members desiring to '; d. : days, 1300 to 1530, Thursday!?. l:<:!i0

make changes in coverage of their v to 1630, and Fridays, 1830 to :JHO! : .
existing policies, such as changing 4:r gz teb Advanced Art Classes, Thui-

from single to family contracts, days, 1330 to 1630.
or adding Blue Shield benefits p ? Registration art classes m.+\'

.. may do so at this time. be made with Mrs Coble at thi'
All civilian employees will be Art Museum.
furnished with application cards An enrollment fee of $2: pel': :

and descriptive literature, and course is required upon fecist''a-
those interested in enrolling or .r Wrr tion.

do ... .
effecting changes can so by ---

completing the application card : Annual Chest X-Rays
and returning it to departmental ,.
Personnel Office or Employees' ; ?
Begin For EmployeesThe
Services Office, Building 907.
ii ,., annual chest X-ray
A man came back from the j started
ki:1 civil service employees
racetrack one afternoon and told holders in the
yesterday for job
his wife: : Overhaul and Repair Department.
'The darndest thing happened
to this afternoon. I can't :. _n.... ........__ At the rate of 400 a day, about
me '--- 'IYi
figure it yet. I was bending over, "NO'PL -CRASII, BUT . Just In case the need arises 1 3,000 will be checked for TB by
for the event A these men are all 12. The X-rays are being
tying my shoelaces, when some ; group of pilots from Attack Squadron 44 are testing out their prepared April
at the Station Indoor Pool in preparation for their cruise this week new "exposure suits" made in the old location formerly
near-sighted jockey came along, suits are employed by pilots engaged in missions the USS Wasp. These
over cold water areas occupied by the O & R dispensary.
and straps a saddle on me. in* out" arise. Though not the latest word In dress uniforms, the suits should the need for "bail 1'
"My goodness," the wife cried pilot from freezing waters and temperatures, and are completely air-Ueht,are thus designed to protect the From April 29 through May
"What did you do?" aid. Leaving for this cruise are: Lcdr. John Shuff, executive officer Lt. serving! also as a buoyant a program for chest X-rays for
could I do?" the hus- Richard Bordone Capt. Frank llitt, USAF; LtJg( ) Charles Hall; 1tHirV; John Kenneth WlleT' Ltjg( ) employees of other department!
K 'What Bean; Ltjg( ) ; Ltjg( ) Paul and Ltjg) Brad 'Kiddle. Urn ; LtJg( ) Allenproximately with specific -
band said. "I came. in third. two seeks and will engage ineltz Qualifications and They be gone for ap- and units will be made,
Intercept announced later.
Maneuvers times to be



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4 April 1957 JAX AIR NEWS Page SFish ,

:: : :; ":;:::: .' ':: Y''rH:' :'i:':V ':::: (': ":., :,' ,.:. '< '.:.' :....::.:.. ..h." Within Reach
: : : : .\ : : .f t'Jr1: : .'r'i: .. ..}(:; >".. ..' 1 Camp Puts Boating ;
:: : { ; : t :rJ : .. ;: \:; : ...> ,
I I"T"'j.; \ : ''"'''',f< : ''''I<. 'v"r>,, ,' 'i I
Fiberglassing Technique Tried Here

Boating facilities at the Station fishing shack zoom; in pop-

yt e ularity on sunny, not-so-windy days as fishermen set out to catch I

s { the elusive "big 'uns," and others just go plain joyriding in the

sturdy little craft.

Issued on a first-come first- this material to his own boat. .

served basis, the 18 boats avail Chief Richard McGee is in

able are nearly always out by charge of the much-used fishing

F_ 1000, with a waiting line eagerly shack, a facility that puts pleasure -
scanning the waves for the first boating well within the reachof

r- of the returning joyriders. (Fish all station personnel.

: i- ermen take a little longer to get


3 an enjoyable day's outing is some

M/M, ,N 0.t 6 bait for the fish and gas for the
outboard motor. Boats 'come

equipped with live bait wells
; and life jackets. No charge is

made for boat or motor. HERE AND THEREA

Being able to check a motor off
Station limits is an additional young wife just learning to
boon to those who know of a i drive had hopelessly gotten traffic #
: all snarled up in trying to makea
for boatingon
,, good spot fishing or
}. +Y< rslr? o: lake river. left turn at an intersection. Excitedly -
a nearby or
she turned to her husbandand
personnel asked what to do. "I don't
both boats and motors in
know," he replied calmly, "but
first class condition and are cur
I'm sure if you climb into the back
rently working on covering all "
seat you can figure it out.

.. ,, ....... ... ,,. ., ,_ .. ., the boat hulls with fiberglass .
.v ,' """ "" .k. N.' 77 A="' >;:-"" : N u"y '" >- -
--- 'Y cloth. Said to make old boat
;;; : :; an An old woman was dying and
TECHNIQUE FOR BOATS Want to make your old boat new stronger? Try this new, and a new boat strongerand
method. Barnacles and other marine growth are scraped off and the bottom of each boat machine. safer, besides greatly reducing she was very much concernedthat
I sanded as the first steps in the fiberglassing process, now being undertaken at the Station Fishing future maintenance costs, her husband could not man-
Camp. Benny Jones AA, handles the sander, while Jerry Allen, SA, (center) and Dominick Crocie, age without her. As she felt her
FA, measure off fiberglass cloth in preparation for applying it to the boat. this "strongest known materialfor end was near, she said:
its weight" has already been
applied to nine of the fishing "Dear, I want you to promiseme
'Rock And Roll ToTeenagers'
Test AntiNerveGas Belongs shack craft. that when I slip away, you'lltake
another wife. And I've been

DevicesTests : Vaughn Monroe"Each There's a special technique in thinking that Helen Henry wouldbe
applying fiberglass, and men just the one for you."

to determine which of generation has its own private sort of music, and of originally assigned this big job "I don't know," replied her

three self-administered nervegas course, rock and roll belongs to the teenagers of today" was Vaughn had only a manufacturer's directions husband, scratching his head,

antidote injection devicesare Monroe's reply to a question put to him regarding that type music to guide them when they "She isn't exactly the one I've

preferred by Marines who by a Jax Air News reporter in an interview aboard the Station last first started. With nine boats been thinking about myself."

would use them in case of gas Friday. completed and the tenth on the *

warfare held last weekat way, however, they have now
were The "Voice of RCA" was in The very obviously henpeckedlittle
his preference for ballads. How reached state of proficiency .
Camp LeJeune N.C. a high
Jacksonville in connection with I man and his buxom wife
ever, the RCA recording star has where able to on
The Navy Medical Field Re- they are pass
the Fleet Reserve sponsored talent were the eyes and ears of the entire -
waxed a number of novelty songs valuable hints and give assist-
search tested about
Laboratory show and was a guest at a vacation hotel. She finally
400 volunteers from the 2nd Fleet Reserve luncheon at the including "Riders in the Sky, ance to anyone desiring to apply capped the humor climax when
"Sound Off" and "Black Denim
Division, bolstering similar NAS Chiefs Club. she told him loudly at dinner one .

tests conducted by the Army THE TALENTED recording Trousers. night: "Keep quiet. When I want ...
Monroe began his musical
and Air Force. When all results CNO Nominated "
your opinion I'll give it to you.
artist and ex-bandleader named reer in the late thirties and in
are in, they will be evalu- .
Pat Boone as' being the most 1940 organized his own band. For New TermAdm.
ated to which device shouldbe
see promising young vocalist today, From 1940 to 1945, the Monroe On the first day of summer
adapted for servicewideuse. "There are a great many young band embarked on a series of Arleigh A. Burke has school the little boy was telling

singers today who make two or one-night stands which won him been nominated by President teacher about his new dog.
The three types are syrette, three records and are never the title "King of One-Nighters." Eisenhower for another two "What kind of a dog is he?",
ampin injector and automatic heard from again, but Pat Boone year term as Chief of Naval the teacher asked. '.-
It wasn't until 1945
All have sat- January
injector. proved
for while Mon- Operations. Boy: "Well, he's a mixedupkind.
will be around a that he recorded his first hit,
isfactory. said. Included in Eisenhower's Sort of a cocker scandal.
roe "There I've Said It Again." And .
Asked about the best female he now has five recordings which I nominations were

M Tt vocalist today, the former band have sold over a 1,000,000 copies. Quarles to be Deputy Secretary IBM! Machines
I of Defense and Air Force
leader said he would name Jane
identified with RCA
Closely I Gen. Nathan F. Twining as
Morgan, a newcomer in the field, Victor, Monroe has been rep- : Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Used By GSA
and Rosemary Clooney. resenting the company since he of Staff.

Clooney is an old favorite of gave up his band four years ago, I The nominations are subjectto

ad/ ". *r RA P 1 mine, as well as a personal "so I would have more time with Senate 'approval and were For PromotionsA
friend. I've done a number of "
my family. lIe has two daugh Hill this week.
sent to Capitol
shows with her and'admire her, ters. new promotion system

the "Voice" added. Federal employees, established

Monroe, whose current hit is on an agency-wide basis and

"Middle of the House," plans a cutting across Bureau lines, is
p t calypso number "Mamma is 22,"
Psa Y being installed by the General
for his next release, which is set x
Services Administration.Under .
for April 22."RACING.
Y 1c With the Moon," the plan, GSA units

Monroe's theme song, indicates i will notify the personnel divisionof

I all vacancies. From a referencefile

'1300' OfficersNow I of GSA employees, now being

assembled, candidates best
Under CNPThe I .t.tay qualified for promotion to the

aviation officer distribution job vacancies can be quickly determined -

function (OP-54) is to be by IBM machine. In

t transferred to the Chief of Naval order to have a complete em-

Personnel and designated Pers ployee file on promotions, GSAis

BB, in accordance with para- asking its employees to submit

graph 4-D of OpNavInst 1301.3, information regarding any ad-

effective April 13. c- : ditional education or training
they have received since comingto
All reports, letters, messages
and other communications, including '. the agency.
rosters of officers and .: > The program will start next

officers' data cards, formerly addressed %: month in Washington, D. C., and
to the Chief of Naval Op- eventually will be extended to

erations (OP-54)) should now be kt.. all GSA regional offices throughout -

LENS OPENER June Lun- addressed to the Chief of Naval TV RADIO STARS VISIT The CPO Club was the scene the country. Richard Mc-
nl, whose assets are a temptation Personnel (Attn. Pers BB). last Friday of, a luncheon honoring performers of the Navy Log Camant, GSA's new personnel '
to any lens, is shown shortly Talent Show held that evening at the Jax Ball Park, with proceeds manager, said the program is
after she was selected 1957Queen chair going to Muscular Dystrophy. Left to right are Shirley Jeanne, planned to insure that merit will
of New York Press Photographers Worry is like a 'rocking ;
lax TV star; Vaughn Monroe, one-time popular band leader, nowa
from among 12 fi it will give you something to do TV personality and recording star; and Gloria Mann and Dick play a greater role in deter-

a nalists.hat. She wears a camera for but it won't get you anywhere. ) Roman, young up-and-coming recording stars. mining promotions.


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6 JAX AIR NEWS 4 April 1957

! Mainside Bowling : OWGA Enjoys

Loop Paced By N r .. vl } k Golf Outing

The Officers Wives Golf Association
VA-44 VP-18
had its monthly mixed
two-ball foursome Sunday at the

ComFairJax long time leader 1 1' t i a r station golf course.
I in the Mainside intramural bowling 1'a I Mr. and Mrs. Les Platt won the

I loop, toppled from first place 1 1a first flight with Mrs. Julian
last week as VP-18 gained four ., i r- Morehouse and Mr. T. R. Me-

points to move into second place, ,: ': ::. r- ; : ,". Lanaghan taking second place
pushing VA-44 to the top of the .: t \ honors
,. .. '
., .
heap I '':::1--::' Mr. and Mrs. A. W Urquhart

Special Services jumped three ih.r ,4.: f.I teamed up to win the second

places to land in fourth place with flight while Mr. and Mrs. R. S.

MARTD hot on their heels. / Gardiner ran a close second.

Standings as of April 1, 1957. I s Art Marquardt and Mrs B. E

STANDING Missman turned in the longest

VII A 3i 4 .I drive in first flight competitionand

oml"alrJa'f '3\:\$ 7 .l 1, < Mr. and Mrs. Lyn Vaughn in
Sprclal Ser Irt'l 27 9n LA, J ; the second flight.
27 ( / .
Jo'AW.Jl 21 12 k # Prizes were awarded to first
V A.17 2.1 12 f .. ': .q.
Jo'8l'tU 21! IS n \ .1 place finishers and runnerup duo

Opt Jo'asron>ratlont 100< 26 211 14 14 "' '''''' .' _, ... T" ., _y:, ,_ ,_. ._... -, .---- .q.N+ in each division.

IlospItal r 14 "NICE GOING TEAM" NATTCenter Marine basketball coach: Don Isherwood receive congratulations .
a VF 173 20 14 on the Marine five's fine season from Lt. Col. Eugene G. Mclntyre, MAD commandant,
8 htl'r r ,. ft! 17 as the colonel prepares to award varsity basketball letters to the NATTCenter crew Members of IM Softball Sets
VW-4 l2 21 19 the team are, front row, left to right: Don Holman of AO School; Curt Wonnicker, AE School; Loy
VFlTllt 19 2,1 22 Davis manager, of AE School, and Isherwood. Back row, all from AE School, are: Don Valiance;
VAII-3 11 17 2:1VJo'P62 : Jim Push; Harley Sheets, and Patrick Jones. OrganizationalMeet
"C" 1:4: 19CnmmunlcatIons
IS 2.1

VAIIJ I1hr' 32 24Marine Eight1'can}>l Field In TomorrowAn
"13" 2K

Waves 6 "13" 11 10 22S 26 JA X AIR Center Golf Play organizational meeting for
Marine "G" M
SPORTS all units interested in
VW' Offlt'f'I'1! 1\ 32 NATTCenter intramural golf entering
Fasron 6 "A" 4
Mainside intramural softball
NEWSAllStation competition is scheduled to get
competition will be held tomor-
under way Tuesday, April 23,
Center IM Softball when eight teams open play in row at 0930 at Special Services,
Building 930.
the Spring Round.
.... Play Starts Soon The double round tournamentis Entry blanks have been issuedto

scheduled to last 14 weeks with all squadrons and station activities -
With all its schools and support Title with of
Cage golfers competing on a handicap hopes having a
personnel represented, the NATT-
basis. All games will be playedon large field entered in league play
Center Intramural Softball Lea- Tuesday afternoons. this season.

gue will swing into action around .
Usual important points will be
April 15.Games. Game Set TomorrowMainside
discussed i.e. furnishing of equipment -
will be scheduled for IRS Declares number of rounds to be
Monday and Wednesday after-
Gym takes on a festive air tomorrow when played.
noons and Tuesday night, with the All-Station Basketball Championship will be decided in atilt 'Disability'Is Meeting will be presided over
Thursday acting as a fill-in date
by intramural director Frank McCaffrey. -
for washed out between CVG-17 and AGO School. Game time is 1COO.
games. .
One of the finest teams to ever
All of the NATTCenter dia- compete in a n intramural a clean slate the rest of the way. I Sick PayAn Anyone wishing to umpire softball -

monds, which are currently being league, the AGO School quintet Expected to suit up for AGO games should contact Mc-

rounded into shape, will host rolled to the NATTCenter title, School in tomorrow's one-shot official ruling by Internal Caffrey as soon as possible.
the action of the eight-team fray are: Ed Condren, Tex Hinton -...----
posting a formidable 25-2 record. Revenue Service on tax exemp-
league Roy Lambert, Garvin Mc-
NATTCenter sports observers tions of employees who retire for
Gcttrick Bernard Don
4 I Kennelly, SPORTS
figure the Ensigns would've remained
Gifford and Frank Triola. disability before their normal retirement -
Trailers Lead In EM unbeaten except for
ALSO, KELLY Hester, War- age states that such retirement -
weakening of the team in late SCHEDULEWeek
Wives ren Reed, John Sipes and John benefits are in the same
Bowling LoopThe season due to loss of a few key Satter.

players. category as sick pay and there- of April 4-10
Trailers remained in first Roster of CVG-17 was not made
CVG-17 pranced through Main- fore the amount of the disability Baseball: Jax Navy vs. Ithaca
place in the Enlisted Men's Wives available for publication.
side intramural competition withan annuity to $100 week, can College, home, April 5; Fliers vs.
Bowling League at NATTCenterlast Coach Vince Annania's AGO up a
attractive 11-1 record After Jacksonville
University, ,
week. crew is defending All-Station be excluded from gross incometax away
a 53-51 defeat at the hands of April 9.Softball.
Largely responsible for the titlist. They won the 1956 crown returns. .
VAII-3, CVG-17 went on to post : Meeting of all Main-
with a dazzling 106-58 victoryover
Trailers maintaining their top Under the ruling an employeewho side representatives, Building
position was Sue Taylor who Hospital, the Mainside
Symbols Sermon would have had 30 years or 930, 0930, April 5.
rolled a series of 461, including a champion.No
Basketball All-Station Intra-
game of 191.J'UTTC one from last year's team is more service on reaching age 60 I :

KM N'n'KS: IIOWLING1Von Topic Sunday At back with this season's cham- had he not been retired for disability -I mural Championship Game, AGO
School vs. CVG-17, Mainside
Lost pions, however. considered normal retire-
Trailers 28 11 Gym 1600, April 5.

Stinkers Deuces 2t 2t ir IS All Saints' Chapel CivilianVomen To ment age, can consider the Tennis: Jax Navy vs. Stetson
Woodpeckers 2:4: 91Choppers amount of the annuity as tax-ex U., home, April 6.

Kool Katz ]17 S 21 2r Field Softball Team empt. With less than 30 years Golf: Patrick AFB, home, April
Tin TaU 16 26 Holy Communion will be servedat Women civilian employees interested service he would not normally retire 5.
both the 0930 and 1100 servicesat
in playing softball are until age 62. -* --
All Saints' Chapel (Protestant) asked to get in touch with Mrs. Employees now on disability
Here's Chance To this Sunday. These services are in Dottie Markham at extension retirement who would have been Wittenberg Alumni

Tell Fishing LuckThe preparation for Holy Week and 8354, Financial Section of Public eligible for this tax benefit in Plan Friday Meet
Sunday. Works, Building 902. 1954 and 1955 should consult their

Jax Air News hopes to At the 0930 service of divine Personnel interested in coach- local IRS office for advice on howto Jacksonville alumni of Witten-

begin soon a new column deal- worship Chaplain Robert Osman, ing or managing players are also file an amended return for burg College, Wittenburg, Ohio,

ing with the outdoor arts of NAS Chaplain will continue his asked to contact Mrs. Markham. those years and seek a refund. will be taken on a "campus tour"
hunting and fishing.Recognizing series of sermons on "Christianityand via colored slides at a meeting to

the tremendous Symbols." This series has be held April 5 at 1930 in St.
been centered on the many rich I In Final RoundSix I
growth in these sports, it's symbols in the station Chapel. Spring Cup Mar Church.k's Evangelical Luthern
felt a column of this nature
will prove extremely popularand Topic for this week" will be "Al- links men have advancedto beat Lou Polansky, 1 up. Conducting the tour will be Dr.

will serve the needs of pha and Omega. the semi finals in the an- FINAL-ROUND play ends Roland C. Matthies, WHtenburg'g

outdoors enthusiasts aboard A small booklet "Shields of nual Station Spring Cup Golf this week. vice president and treasurer, who

the station. Faith," will be distributed at the Tournament at the Station Guy Chancey, unattachedpro will also report on recent campus

Send all material, including close of the service. It was writ- links.. and his foursome won the developments and plans .for the

glossy prints available ((8x10)), ten by Chaplain Carpenter, for- IN FIRST flight play, Dave Jacksonville Amateur GolfAssociation's future.
merly stationed here, and describes .
Bruce advanced with a 4 and March a.
to Jax Air News, NAS Administration I pro-am
Building, Room the symbols and gives 2 win over Bob Taylor. He'll tournament held on the st '- The new maid was instructedby
their interpretation. The 50-page the lady of the house to .fix
230, or to NATTCenter SIO, play F. R. Richards who won tion course last Friday with a
booklet has a beautiful koda- lunch for the lady and a friend
Webb 2
500. over Harry up.
Building chrome picture of the interior of 66.Jack whom she was bringing in for
In second flight competition Harvey, NAS Jax, and
the chapel as a cover D. O. Evans defeated C. his three amateurs, John tea during the afternoon. While

The National Beef Council re- Chaplain Bartlett NATTCenter R. Peters, 2 up and Charlie Dierker, Tom McLenaghanand they were eating their lunch, the

ports that the six most prominent Chaplain, will speak on the topic, Baumeister downed G. R. Al Sabo, came in second lady remembered the strainerhad

breeds of cattle in the U. S. are, "Peace of Mind?" at the 110< Brickley, 1 up. with a 67.Third been mislaid and said to the

in order of their numbers: shorthorns service. The All Saints' Chapel G. J. Fravenheim bested G. place was taken by a maid, "Did you find the lost tea

herefords, aberdeen angus, Choir will sing "God So Loved R. Powers, 2 and 1 third foursome headed by pro Lou strainer, Carrie?"

galloway, brahma and santa cer the World" by Steiner, at both flight play, while T. S. White Broward. "No, mam" the maid answered.

,; trudia.; service. "I Just used the fly swatter."


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At Slate NATTCenter Track Meet Fliers Plagued By Jitters, j

A one-day intramural track Drop Opener To A1C i

meet will be held at NATTCenter

Friday, April 19, at 1600.
The Jax Fliers might well have 2-0 baseball
Ten track and field events will Navy a record

be held at the NATTCenter track, right now if-parties started with the second inning. In

and all Center personnel are eli- the first two games of the season, Flier* opponents have '
scored 11 in the first inning.
gible to compete. The featured runs 4

events will be: 100 yd. dash, 220 ....,..,.. '#> American International College before the game ended.

yd. dash, 440 yd. dash, 880 yd. ,. I'-' took advantage of shaky Flier The Ithaca Bombers, one of the

run, four-man mile relay, broad .... ,'" 0( play in early innings to down better small college nines in the

jump, high jump, shotput, discus to 1 ... > Jax Navy, 7-3 and 10-6, leavingthe east, will bring a lot of heavy
home forces without a win
and javelin throw. ,
lumber with them in tomorrow'sfray.
Personnel can enter by calling --. after two games. .

extension 481 or contacting Special ,., THE FLIERS face Ithaca Col-
Among Ithaca sluggers returning .
Services in BIdg. 614.Bowliunters lege tomorrow at Mason Field.
t. from last year's formidableclub
t > Game time will be 1600.
'L.' are outfielder Roy Teeter,

Plan ,J\' .' 'f" .. ?'tit"Jtt.NI .. '" ,,:, In the season opener, four unearned who batted .500; first baseman Al
.. '"
,, ,. ., .. runs crossed the plate in Levine, a .321 hitter last season,

Club Barbecue ..- ... the first inning. This proved to and John Peditto, third sacker,
be the margin of victory for AIC. who averaged .300.
The Jax Navy Freelance Bow-
Frank Jankunis, slim lefty JAX NAVY faced Jacksonville
hunters held an intrasquad shoot -
.. who's been opening baseball sea-
last Sunday on the NATTCenter > : University in a tilt last Tuesdayat
..;$. ... sons for Jax Navy for several Mason Field. No result were
with the "red" team win- ... ; .... .
range >,- ...." ". "*'... >:'jjc ,. ... < .,.,.. '''' ..'" ...... years, was tagged with the defeat. available at time.
.. press
a fourpoint'ictory '< ; .. .
,. ';; ''' '' ," "
The Marine ball
: : pitched good ,
: "
Individual scoring honors in y ,yy The Fliers and JU Dolphinsmeet
though, issuing a mere three hits
the Wescott round went to Roger in a return engagement next
and earned in a five
SLIDES SAFELY TO SECOND Jax Navy's Fete Trnerow one run
Wood, Bob Knoch, Bill Henry slides safely into second base during fourth Inning: action in I last inning stint.EL1Um Tuesday at Alexander Brest
and John Wilkinson. Wednesday's Flier-American International College baseball game. "RED" Mingle, of VA- Field, Jacksonville University.
Tenerowicz' slide w &n.t needed, however, with the play coming Amoilfan Int. 400 (101 020. 774
The Navy archers will competein much too late to do damage. Standing at second is AIC's short 36, 'blanked American Interna- JAX TSIavy (MN) UI3 UX> 385
a tri-team meet this Sunday, stop Pete "clulgley.) American International won the game, 7-3, and tional on one hit in two inningsof kunli.Vncuone Mingle, Osftood,::and and\\hlUon Trlncerl, Matysak.; Jan-
April 7, facing the Jax Bowhun also took the second contest, 10-6. Jax Navy plays Ithaca Collegeat relief work. VV-\'acuone, lyjankunli.

ters, and St. John's Bowmen on Mason Field tomorrow at 1600. Fielding gem of the game was American Int. 700( ) 100 2.._,...JO 5 3
Jax Navy OUQ I ( 203 l. 646
the Bowmen's range. A Field turned in by Flier centerfielder '!

round will be shot at 0900 and Spikers Place SecondIn Bill Mackey who produced a eerl.Krwse and Matysuk.; W.\,t'ndelU, lUouxseln. -

the Broad head event is slated to beautiful catch in deep center. ._. .

start at 1300.It Russ Bouxsein, former Mem-

was announced last week State AAU EventThe phis flinger, started for Jax Cards-White Sox To

Navy in the second tilt with AIC
that plans are in making for a
Local ParkFive
Meet Al
club barbecue to be held by the Jax Navy Spikers captured runner-up spot in the and got into hot water immedi- .

Freelancers Saturday, April 13. six team Miami State Volleyball Tournament last Saturdayat ately. Bouxsein was yanked be- major lcaguc.clubs appearin

Miami. fore the inning was over, after the next nine days in Jacksonville -

I Florida State University, who giving out three hits and four as the spring exhibition
Center SS Facilities
other team. walks.
schedule into the final
Jax Navy had beaten during sea-
Only one team reached double Joe Mohner, of AvFund School stages
Lengthen Hours I son competition, walked off with figures against the spikers. They and Gene Freese, VAH-3, finished The St. Louis Cardinals and

The operational hours of the top honors in the tourney. bowled over St. Petersburg "B", on the hill for Jax Navy. Chicago White Sox square off in

NATTCenter bowling alleys, JAX NAVY met FSU in the team 15.1, 15-5, ripped through TilE SEVEN run first inning an intra-league battle Saturdayat

Building 517, and Enlisted Men's I first match and fell in two Miami 15-1 and 15-5, humbled I was too much of a ,gap:: for the 1430. The Jax Braves host the

Lounge, Building 593, were Pinecastle Air Force 15-3 and 15- Fliers to overcome, although they world champion New York Yan-
lengthened last week. closely contested games, 13-11, 5, and defeated St. Petersburg: did manage to pick up six runs kees in a 1400 tilt April 9.

Hours at the bowling alleys will 15-12 and with the games went "A" team 15-4 and 1511. The spring major league exhibition -

the championship for Jax Navy slate ends April 12 with the
be 1130-1300 and
now 1700-2200
Meanwhile, FSU was doing r I
to roll Deep Sea Fishing Cleveland Indians and New York
Monday through Friday and 1200- proceeded over every likewise, walking over all othersto

2200 on Saturdays, Sundays and come out of the tourney un Trip Next SundayTickets Giants playing a 1400 game. All
games will be played at the new
holidays. League bowling will defeated.AS .
Seek} Entries for the first Jax baseball park
take place from 1900-2200, Mon- deep sea
day, Wednesday and Friday, with A RESULT of Jax Navy'sfine fishing trip of the season, Special Services, Building 930,
play both in the tourneyand has tickets available for any of
open bowling in effect at all other For ComFair priced at $3.50 per person, are
times. throughout the season, they now on sale at NATTCenter these games. Price is $2.00 for reserved -
are ranked number nine in the Building scats, $1.25 general admis-
Special Services Office, -
The new hours at the EM V-Ball Meet nation by the AAU. sion.
Lounge are 1600-2300 on weEk-: Jax Navy players, Buck Calla- .
Volleyball teams desiring to enter Anglers will depart from the
days and 1200-2300 on Saturdays, han and Sid Smith, netted berthson Code
Sundays and holidays. the ComFairJax Volleyball the All State team. Mayport dock at 0730, Sunday, Navy Expert
April 7. Bait and line are included -
Tournament, to be held here May Gel $150,000A
Varsity. Golfers Lose The Jax Navy spikers will next in the ticket and food
starting April 29, should contact compete in the All Service Tour- and drink may be purchased Massachusettes Republican

To Tech, Beat PatrickAfter ComFairJax Athletic Officer priorto ney at Memphis, Tennessee, May aboard the boat. senator has introduced a bill in .

having lost a real heart- April 19. 9-11. the Senate which would give retired -

breaker to Georgia Tech, 14-13, Capt. Laurance F. Safford
the Jax Navy varsity golf team Team representatives will meet $150,000 for the invention of
April 29, in Building 1, room 113.
came back strong to defeat Patrick more than 20 cryptographic systems -
It is requested that representatives -
Air Force Base, 19V4 to 7&! and allied apparatus before
bring complete team roster.
last Friday at Cocoa. .F } and during World War II.
Lou Chaff turned in low score Tournament expenses will be The bill is similar to one which
for divided equally]] among teams entered -
the match with a 76. awarded an Army Colonel $100-
The Jax Navy golf team from the Jax area. s 000 for his contributions to the

traveled to Green Cove Springs Teams from outside the Jax FI *Nf n'r Army and there have been other '

Tuesday. Results of the match area should report TAD to FAU awards to Navy officers by con-

were not available at press time. ComFairJax prior to April 28. gressional act.

There will be no charge for teams The captain's contributions to

entered from outside Jax area. national security have been cited

Issue Call For Winners of the tourney will /,4 6 many times, including once by

Waves represent ComFairJax in the the late James Forreslal, whenhe

Coach ComAirLant Volleyball Tourney was Secretary of the Navy. In

Here's the chance of a life- beginning May 6, at Norfolk, presenting Capt. Safford tho

time! Do you have a working Virginia. 4.I Legion of Merit, Forrestal said he
knowledge of Softball Have was "the driving force behind tho

you always wanted to boss the Honors Go To Mann development of the general cipher -

women around? and call-sign cipher ma-

If so, the call is out for you. Al AE Graduation chines which gave the Navy the
The Jax finest system of encipherment in
Navy Crackerjax ur- Robert Mann, AEIAN, of Tem- the world."

gently need a coach for the perance, Mich., was the honor .

1957 Softball team. student in the instrument divisionof The Tampa Junior Chamber of

Interested personnel please the March 29 graduating class I -Th4 Commerce decided to cancel a
contact NAS Services, ?
Special at Aviation Electrician's Mate "" -- recent meeting. The program
Building 930, extension 512. "A" at the Naval
School chairman observed that this
Crackerjax most always Air Technical Training Center. Harvey (right) gives a few last minute pointers to team members could be done conveniently, since
come up with one of the out- Mann, who entered the Navyin before teeing off in the Jax Amateur Golf Association's March the scheduled rpcakcr ha'd quit
standing women's Softball .Pro-Am Tourney held at the station course last
Friday. Teammatesare
June, 1956, has been assignedto his job. Topic was to have been
teams, both in Waves competition left to right, John Dierker, Tom McLenaghan and AI Sabo.
and in town the Missile Test Center, Ft. The Harvey-led team, representing: NAS Jax, finished with a 67 "My Job and What It Does For
leagues. Mugu, California. good for second place. Me.."

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IN-FLIGHT REFUELING WITH NEW STORE Lt. Duane D. Dewitt checks the new Douglas In. lght refueling store Miscellaneous
mounted on an A4I Skyhawk prior to a "buddy" mission In.the midget Jet attack bomber. Source of power for the Douglas refueling Wanted: Ride from 16th and '
I package is a ram-air turbine with a four-bladed "windmill" on the nose. In right photo, an A4D Skyhawk flies Into position behind Pearl Sts. Hours 07301545. Ext.
an AD-6 Skyraider, during a refueling mission using the new Douglas-developed in-flight refueling' store. Using:' the probe and 8442: Richards.
drogue method, the airplane can be refueled in a matter of minutes, day or night.
Lost: Young Cocker Spaniel

Garden Club Changes Men' Of FDR Assist Families OfDoomed Black, Male. Picked up near
6,000 DependentsUse Ortega Jlills Dr. Boy's Pet. Call)
Time Of MeetingThe Jackson, EV-7.4935.
'Medicare' Mayport Fishing VesselFor 4 I .
NAS Garden Club will

meet at 0900 Thursday, April 11, In the first three months that centuries seafaring men Slop 'n' Shop
up a themselves.
the Medicarelaw among
in Building 751, instead of the new Dependents'
have lived by the sea's unwritten
They sent a order for
has been effective it is money
time previously announced.The (Cent from Page 1)
estimated that 6000 law, "help a mariner in distress. to the bereaved families.
annual election of officers military store fh obtaining day by day ie-
dependents were cared for' in And, although no one could save Comdr. John B. Howland, the
will be held promptly at 0900 and quirements. Any activity desiringto
civilian hospitals.Of the crew of the Mayport shrimp FDR's executive officer, heard of
will be followed by a workshopin have commonly used items not
boat Donald Ray which went the contribution and with the
these about 1500
crescent floral arrangements were listed in Instruction 4402.1
down early in March, the men of help of the ship's Chaplain,
conducted by Mrs. H. W. Strick Navy dependents. stocked at the store should inform *
the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt Comdr. Max G. Beck, launched
Although this is the first the Supply Officer via
land.Mrs. (CVA-42)) are doing all they can a ship-wide contribution cam
R. D. Ettinger has asked time dependents have been to lend a hand to the families of paign. Shop Stores Branch.

that all members bring their tick- able to elect civilian rather the ill-fated shrimper's crew. .-..t.._ ISSUE OF supplies from the
ets for the ways and means than military care, the num- A ship-wide contribution drive -- Stop and Shop Store will be

project to the meeting. ber using the privilege is less aboard the big aircraft carrier Weekend Tide Table made upon presentation of a

Officers' wives interested in than anticipated. Only 27 per- netted $1315.92. This money will HIGH LOW properly prepared and authenticated -
of 6000
cent the
becoming members next year can were Army be turned over to the Donald AM PM AM PMRay's DD Form 1150, or stub
contact Mrs Charles BaumeisterEV dependents, and the same Navy two widowed mothers to Fri. 11:17: 11:46: 5:04: 5:12: requisition S&A 129 until June
-73808. dependents. Air Force dependents help support their nine children. Sat. 12:11: 5:58: 6:10: 30, in original and one copy (original -
at 451 percent, thus appeared -
t 12:42 and two for fleet activities
least satisfied with Five men of the Roosevelt's Sun. : 1:11: 6:59: 7:16:
Fla. Librarians their military facilities. crew felt very close to the fisher- ). Each request slip may contain -
as many items as there are
However Air Force officials tragedy. Thomas Cazel,
Hear Talk On attributed this, to the fact that ,' TE2, was in the Mayport post Early Release spaces. However, all items must
more Air Force dependentslive office, picking up his ship's mail pertain to the same job order,
(Continued from Page 1)training
at greater distances from on the day that one of the Ray Supply officials point out that
Navy LibrariesLcdr. military hospitals.The widows hurried in and ttskeu1 for courses and performancea procurement of supplies from the

new law took effect a ride to the Coast Guard Station. store in no way relieves allot
Benjamin E. Colkitt, Jr., She feared her husband's Men awaiting
Dec. 7, 1956.Tots' shrimp disciplinary action ment administrators for controlof
training officer at Aviation boat had dr hi in the
gone rough undergoing hospitalization planning accounts and main
Ground Officer School at NATT-
seas. or who are being retrained at a tenance of records. Supplies car
Center, was guest speaker at the After learning that the CoastGuard naval retraining command will ried in the store are carried in
Florida Library Association's34th Jungle judged the shrimper to not be separated while in such the Navy Stock Account and issues

Annual Convention held at have gone down with no survi status, according to the instruc- therefore are charged to op.
St. Petersburg last AddedTo
Friday. Gym tion.
vors, Cazel and shipmates Ron crating allotments.
Speaking on the subject, Overfelt, TEl, G. L. Wood, TE3, The separation program is to .
"Armed Forces Librarians" Lcdr. NurseryA J. D. Wood, SN, and A. G. Kripbe closely monitored by semimonthly If you want work done, select
Colkitt stated, contrary to popular pendorf, SA, all members of the reports from commands a busy man; the other kind has no
belief, the main inadequacyin full-sized jungle gym has Roosevelt's post office staff, took to the Chief of Naval Personnel. time.
a naval library is not lack of been added to the Navy Wives'I

reading material, but rather the Nursery playground equipment,
lack of space available for library -I with a smaller one to be added .

purposes. later, thanks to the joint effort of

For example, he said, The the Officers Wives and Navy ; l g

destroyer will usually have book Wives clubs. *t ; Wa + ::1 + 4
racks in the Officer's WardRoom A recent fundraising campaign : ,

in the Chief Petty Officer's conducted by Navy wives, resulted t; __
Mess or in the living spaces. The in a net profit of $139.20. 4 ,
larger the ship, the larger the This sum was added to $100 set E sv "t'1''
physical size of the library. aside for playground equipmentby ';

"As might be expected, our the Officers Wives Club, with fs A
largest carriers, the Forrestal and the combined amount sufficientto ; +

Saratoga, have rather luxurious procure the two jungle gyms. 9i
libraries equipped with comfort- To help the fund-rai ing project,
able reading spaces, lamps, rugs, Mrs. Richard L. Martin, a mem- y + jj jjf :
lounge chairs and other equip-I ber of the Doctor Officers Wives

ment to make it more like home I Clubs, donated three dolls, for f Lct
The Navy does have an eye to which she provided three com- A
improve all living spaces aboard plete wardrobes as well as doll .
.ship," stated Lcdr Colkitt. furniture.The .
In conclusion, he said, "The equipment was installed at !
Armed Forces appreciate the no cost to the Nursery by Public a k
value of libraries: upon the mor- Works Department personnel. In A

ale and well being of its per- use daily, both mornings and aft- SY A A .
sonnel. Proof of this appreciation ernoons, by about 300 tots of

S Is apparent when one see's a kindergarten and pre-school ages,
service library ready to serve the equipment is serving its pur- 95
wherever he may go; whether to pose well.Leaders.
a ship, a shore installation, for in the equipment pro
eign port or a combat zone." ject were Mrs. E. W. Myers,
t president of the Navy Wives
Marines are pioneers in the art Club; Mrs. William Reigle, chairman ,, 'M ::
I. of dropping troops by parachute of the project; and Mrs.

Twelve Marines were dropped in John Damon, Nursery chairman .n.. ._ .._.,_"'......"'_.. ,..,.y'm..w.; ._....._ ,_"' ;,...w"'..'"'__.. .... ,.._
I 14 seconds from a transport planeat 0.$ NURSERY GETS JUNGLE GYM Tots of the Navy Wives Nursery demonstrate the uses of a
Anacostia, D. C., in 1927. When I get discouraged, I am new "jungle gym" erected at the Nursery playground after Officers Wives and Navy Wives Clubs
heartened by the example of raised the money to make the purchase. About 300 children are using the new equipment every day,
The St. Johns River, a famous others who do so much more to Mrs. Nan Bingenheimer (left), nursery superintendent, reports. Left to right are: Mrs. Bingenheimer;
Mrs. John Damon, Nursery chairman: ; Mrs. Richard J. Martin member of the Doctor Officers Wives
landmark of flows the load than I able
Jacksonville carry am or Club; Mrs. William Reigle, chairman of the fund-raising: project, and Mrs. E. W. Myers, presidentof
northward. willing to d(). the Navy Wives Club.
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