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Jax air news
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United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
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August 22, 1957


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TROLLEY TakIng o' ., . .., -
advantage of the new service offeredby 'r 'r... : ,, _. : ,

the pastel-painted, polka-dotted NAS .,.... ." 'i:."',' ", .,."","" }. N..... o..., ...... ., ..,} ....' .'; '"\,><,.. ,' ,.' ,,' Polio Vaccine For Civilians Is
Jar: Welcome Wagon are left to night ',: '' ":;,,'. ..IA ;.1;, .. W ACON '';':&1;
Ltjg) Donald Mathews, Lt. Edmond I J " "'. ,db.w .
Chevalier and Com dr. >. ..t} 1' .
Joseph Dorrlng- ''
i, .,' '," < Planned By NAS DispensaryPolio
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ton, all of VAIM. Driver of the tractor .
is Claude Oliver, AN, of Operations. .

..... vaccine for all civilian develop such an emergency inoculation .

.. -: employees of Naval Air Sta- campaign before tho
\' tion Jax under 40 years of oncoming polio season.

YN will be administered at i n
1y Sl age DOING SO through places of
J' r ati. hJ "EV9k'. Ik{ nominal cost of $3 for all
employment is considered best
three required shots, if suf-
of of
means reaching a majority
w J nMt' 1n ficient employee interest is
the people in the shortest time.
shown in the program
Employees who wish to part(
The Navy Department has encouraged -
cipate in this program may obtain
field activities to join application forms from depart-

ale A r with local and state public health ment personnel offices or the
officials and medical societies to
Employee Services Office in

Building 907. They should ba
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Tired Pilots completed and returned to one of

these offices by Friday, Aug. 30.

Carried By shown IF ,SUFFICIENT arrangements for interest the administration is-
J1l *1J S
f\I of the Salk vaccine

Gay Wagon : rn '". of will participation be made, with established.a schedule

As a gaily-painted trolley trac- Given in three doses, the sec

tor rolls out to meet them at the ond shot will follow the first
VOL-15 No. 20 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Ha 22 1957
NAS Jax airstrip, transient per- August from four to six weeks, and the

sonnel and tired third shot will be about
pilots may blink ____ ___ _______ ____ __ _______ u___ given
their eyes in disbelief and wonderif -- seven to nine months after the

they've been set down at some : < '. t second shot.
VP-742 Readies -
swanky tourist resort by mistake. The value of the Salk vaccine

The new NAS Jax "Welcome % k'e against polio infection has been

Wagon," at first sight, will have For Overseas ** 1* s proved in the low polio occurrence
+ in this country far this
that effect on so
CruiseReserve year, in contrast to the heavy
PAINTED AN overall blush Training
occurrence of polio in Britain
pink on both tractor and trolley, iIL
where the Salk
vaccine is not
it jumps into the technicolor Patrol Squadron 742, available.

phase with turquoise-blue foam attached to Naval Air Reserve ; --a..

rubber seats and black floormats, Training Unit Jax, will depart sa ., ?! .. .
and is decorated with large and Saturday for its two-weeks an-

small red, green, blue and white nual training duty overseas. t 'c. :. ;. .'. '. >< Station flit

polka dots.A The reserve squadron is sched- .;: ,.' ..
> ''
canvas top dripping with uled to operate with the Sixth J t,; .:' ':" RIF Of

eight inch nylon fringe protects Fleet in tM Mediterranean.The f:.. ; t, By

riders from the elements while
proposed itinerary includes *

atop all a theme-colored sign reassures visits to London, Rome, Malta, ; Ii: 351 JobsNaval
travelers that this is in- Madrid and several other foreign J $

deed NAS Jax, but with a very countries. '_ $ '*
friendly welcome. Under the command of Lcdr .r Air Station Jacksonvillehas

LCDR. OSCAR Willingham, James Fulton, Jax business man, i r received authority to effecta
A : reduction in force of 351 civilian
aircraft maintenance officer of VP-742 has a complement of 22

Operations Department conceivedthe officers and 85 enlisted men, all _..... ,_. ., employees by Oct. 31.
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idea of the new welcome from the Jacksonville area. The announcement was made
TAKES EAR TEST I.. W. Cooper, AEC, submits to a man-
last week the heels of
on an earlier
Three local media
when it was decided to representatives -
wagon ually operated ear test given by Ronnie Simpson, UN, in the new
dispense with the enclosed truck will accompany the squadron Audiomentrlc Testing: Chamber at the NAS Dispensary An auto- report revealing that tho
previously used. His trolley car on its 16,000-mile.trip. matic audiometer will eventually replace the manual one. Quoting Station received a substantialcut
design allows for almost 360 degree They arc: Bill Grove and Rob- ICO decibels as the danger point in noise, Roland Byrd, Industrial in funds for fiscal year 1958.
Hygiene Engineer, said the powerful jet engines worked on at
This curtailment of funds will
vision, a distinct advantagewith ert Faborite from WMBR-TV, O & R produce a level of 150 decibels require
the vehicle constantly in dnd Joe Livingston, Managing a reduction in the present

close proximity to aircraft. Editor of the Jacksonville Journal personnel ceilings, authoritiessaid.
Hearing Test Chamber Some 4,885 workers arc \
The wagon will provide a 24-
hour shuttle service for both Incoming Another NARTU squadron, VI'741 presently employed at NAS Jax-.

and outgoing personnel made history in 1954 whenit Every effort will be made( to

leaving or coming into the Op- became the first reserve squadron Now In Operation HereA effect the reduction in forco

(Please turn to Page 3, Col. 1) to be deployed overseas dur- through normal attrition, officials
ing peace time.WEEKEND. report. Normal attrition is defined
$26,000 Audiometric Testing Chamber, installed last week in as personnel losses through

Hill Committee TIDE the Industrial Hygiene Office of the NAS Jax Dispensary, is now transfers, retirements, and resig
being used for about 20 to 25 hearing tests every day. nations.

Revives Cordiner AM HIGH PM AM LOW PM The chamber marks an Important -1 loss of hearing due to noise. The local announcement followed

step in development of the Navy Department's
Frl. 5:32: 6:06: 11:35: First started several years ago
Pay ProposalsRalph Sat. 6:29: 6:59: 12:14: 12:30: the station's industrial hygiene when the Bureau of Medicineand revelation that it would cut a
total of 18,000 civilians from its
before Sun. 7:24 7:51: 1:05: 1:24: program aimed at combatting Surgery became alarmed at
Cordiner appeared I the continuing increase of high rolls. The Navy now employs
a special Senate committeelast
frequency sgund levels, early 389,717.
week to defend : --
pay proposalsof Ii hearing tests were given in the Other Navy installations in the

the civilian-military group k yll Y6 cold storage area. of the Supply Jax area have been ordered to
which he headed in 1956-57.
Department. RIF another 28 more. Reduction

The committee, headed by Sen- yt A. f iq Though decidedly chilly, the figures for the other various
ator John Stennis (D. Miss.) will "
area was soundproof, a factor local bases are: NAS Cecil Field,
now decide what additional wit- which soon led to transfer of the four of present 405; NAAS May-

nesses it will hear during this tests to the low pressure chamberin port, 12 of present 145; Naval Sta.
session of Congress, although it x the Dispensary. Uon Green Cove Springs, 12 of
was made clear the pay hearingswill present 247.
not be finished until the next I. .
session. both military personnel and New Medical\ OfficerAt
''It .sJ f 4 civilian employees who work in
Sen. Stennis said his committee
__ areas exposed to exceptionallyloud NATTCenter
plans a full-scale inquiry into
noise such as aircraft main- Lt.: Murray Seilchik, reported
policies of the *
manpower Depart- ; ::4
tain sections of Overhaul and Repair aboard NAATCenter as Medical
ment of Defense affecting military
Department. The hearing Officer at the NATTCenler Dis-
pay problems. No hearingswill
tests also are given to all Lt. Seitchik
be held from the time Con- '. new pensary. reported
gress adjourns until it reconvenes + y Ma a n'wr employees of the Station as part from the Naval Hospital, Philadelphia .
of their required physical exami Pa.
next January, but the committeewill nation. .
spend the interim in analyzing
- the Cordiner plan and get- 1 Roland Byrd, industrial hygiene New Is Honor StudentAt

ting data together to assure M1 engineer is in charge of the tests, Ordnance School

speedy hearings next year. aided by Robert Scoggin, HM2, Melvin New, AOAN, of San

The Senator wants to know and Ronnie Simpson, HN. All Diego, Calif., was the honor stu

whether 'claimed savings of the MASS OF MEDALS With a new Instruction being put Into noise areas are checked by meter, dent in last week's graduation at

Cordiner -plan will actually be the Uniform Regulations requiring enlisted men to wear large and those employed in such areas the Aviation 1 i Ordnanceman

achieved, and also whether the medals, the Influx of arriving medals at the NATTCenter Military are retested periodically for School Class A at NATTCenter.New .

proposals will actually retain Personnel Office has become big business. Shown here sorting comparative purposes. who entered the service

junior officers and enlisted tech- through the day's mail is Comdr. Jacquelin Davidson, military If considerable difference in I in July 1956, has been assigned to ;

.nicianj. personnel officer: and his secretary, Martha Snipes. (Please turn to Page J, Col. 4) VA-151, Alemeda; Calif.TOONERVILLE .

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2 JAX AIR, NEWS 22 August 1957

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Published every Thursday tor Navy and Muilnc activities at Naval Air
:station, Jacksonville, Fla. SALTY HUMOR FROM ;
fomdr. Robert U. Smith ......?..,...., ,,,-r _..__.......... Commanding Officer HERE AND THEREThe
Comdr L. B. Wllllwnfcon \\ ., ', ..........__ Executive Officer
Fleet Air J tki..tllU
Rear Adm. Wendell (i. Swltier ..._- ..-....._. --... Commander new maid had been instructed -
CapU S. S. Searcy: Jr. Chief of Staff '.
to bring her mistress a
Fleet Air WUff Elena .1'
Capt. Sidney S. Lawrence .... Commander glass of water every morning.She .
Capt. T. S. White _____________ Chief of Staff I
Naval Air Technical! Tesialag l Cealer delivered the drink the
Capt. Cherlei L. Moore Jr. __ CommandlnK Officer first morning, carrying the glassin t-rj
Comdr. Wllfied E. Flekhman _-. Executive Officer
Naval IGapital her hand. The mistress ex-

Capt.Capt. Marcy Benjamin Shupp N. Ahl_._ _Commanding Executive Officer Officer ploded, "Don't ever do that again! ?",,? N, _, i3J _

NABTU After this, put it on a tray."
Norman O. Anderson Commanding Officer
Comdr. William E. Hardy ?. ...... __ Executive Officer Next morning, tho maid appeared -
with worried look
a on
In Jacksonville. Floridaat
Printed commercially\ with non-appropriated funds
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35. Rev.Fleet her face, and asked: "Excuse me,
:\. Distributed free of military and civilian personnel of
Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station Naval Air Technical Training Center ma'm, but do I give you a spoon
Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. MHorpttal. \ l with this or do you Just lap it
Senlce Information Officer.__._..____.....Ix-dr.. :J. F. Klikllghter Jr. I up?" :
II. Plane I *
Managing Editor Andrew
Gordon RobbIe Staff ReportersKay Buttons: .T (kHolmei. .
Assistant Editor ; SN: "Aren't you ashamed to .
JO3 libell ; Ben: Sylar, SN; i e
PHI Lynn Weldman. ;
Phyllla Fletcher; staff Photographer :Tom 1u e.l.Ol have your wife support you by kaa.r'o. ... .,
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Fprcei Press Service. Material taking in washing?" ad -
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit U Riven. 1'hoto- Adalbert Jiminez of Marine
Kiiphs. unless otherwise credited, are official U S. Navy photoRraphii. Chief: "Yes, I am. But what amI CITED FOR BRAVERY Sjt.
Administration Building. Phone Aviation Detachment at NATTCenter was honored with a letterof
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main do? She's too ignorant to
extensions 8161 8346, 272 or 216. gonna "" commendation and ribbon from the Secretary of the Navy at a
do anything else. recent ANP( ) School graduation ceremony. Sgi. JImtnei received
the citation for bravery In saving the life of a fellow Marine whileon

cmTDThursday S.C. Student Sets Sailor: "I want to buy a bottle duty in Thailand. At the ceremony were, left to right, Maj. E. S.
of whisky." Maloney, MAD commanding officer, Mho made the award; Sgt.
AO School Mark Maj. F. Gann, Sgrt. Jimuiez and Lt. F. Kruce.
Druggist: "Can't do it. We sell

Aug.22 liquor only for medicinal -
Another record was logged purposes
Mainside Jet Pilot (color into the books at the Aviation ."" Fasron 6, VA-172, VW-4 VA-104 ReportScontng

drama) with John Wayne and Ordnanceman Class B Schoolat Sailor: 'That's what I want it

Janet Leigh. (One showing 1900). NATTCenter, as Cager for. This town gives me a pain.""
NATTCenter Night the SquadronsFasron
Campbell, AO2, completed the
World Exploded (science fiction 25-week course with a final Wife: "I had to marry you to I

) with William Leslie and of 94.90. find out how stupid you are."" Six
average r
Grant. Also Girl Time. Marine "You should've known cent's Hospital.
Kathryn Comdr. Luther Miller, train- : Fasron Six: has been smoking

Hospital 12 Angry Men ing officer of the AO Schools, that when I asked you."" cigars again. The occasion is the Reporting aboard this weeK
(drama) with Lee J Cobb and e .
revealed that Campbell's markis were Robert Caylor, PIIG3 Ed-
arrival of daughter, Ann Marie,
Henry Fonda. the highest in the history of "Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, I.
Friday, Aug. 23 the school. how did you enjoy the play?" into the family of John Hernick, ward Davis, ATI; Kenneth Lat.I -

Mainside Desk Set (color Campbell, a native of Laur- e PN3, and also the addition of a I tin, ATAN; Richard Poskus, AN,

Doc: "How much docs a 12- daughter Deborah Lorrauv3 into and William Lombardi! AN.
comedy) with Spencer Tracy and ens, S.C., and a veteran of five ,

Katherine Hepburn.. years' service, has received orders pound shell weigh the Robert Shirk, MR1, family S .

NATTCenter Jet Pilot. (One VF-22 Jax Patient: "Don't know, sir" VA-104
to report to a Lcd Glenn C, Harrison reported I
showing, 1900)), based squadron now deployedin Doc: "Well then, what time" aboard Fasron Six from The Hell's Archers of Attack:
does the 10 o'clock train leave?
Hospital Night the World the Mediterranean. "" the USS Intrepid (CVA-11)). lie Squadron 14, Navy "E" winners
Patient: "At ten.
Exploded. will spend most of his time at last ytfar, are aiming for another
Doc: "Then what is the weightof
Saturday, Aug. 24 Overhaul and Repair working "E-earning" performance this
Mainside Bob Girl Goes E-4, Examination a 12-pound shell? with the Atlantic Fleet S2F modernization year.
Patient 'Ten
: pounds.
musical drama) with
Calypso (
e e program. The past two weeks have seen
Set For November 7
Tyler Buddy Troupe
Judy I The sailor had just given his The discharge of James Rex- the start of field carrier qualifi

Also Howdy Partner.NATTCenter Examinations for advancementin wife a beautiful skunk coat as "a rode, AN; Savlatore Bertocci, AN; cations. VA-104 pilots are qualifying

Desk Set. rate to pay grade E-4 will beheld gift. "I can't see," she murmured, Clarence Blair, AN, and Paul on the paddles, then trans.

Hospital Jet Pilot. Nov. 7, for personnel unableto "how such a fine coat comes froma White, AN, is noted. Milton itioning to the mirror approach.

Kiddies Matinee: Ride the High take the exam just given. foul-smelling beast." Fowler, AN, and JoAnn Brown,
Iron (western) with Don Taylor For many of the pilots, this is
. The November examinationswill were married August 11. in
Wearily, the sailor replied: 1don't ,
the first operational-type aircraft
and Sally Forrest. Also Magoo'sCheck
be open to E-3 personnel in ask for thanks, dear, but I Folkston, Georgia. they'll have qualified in, and the
certain "critical" rates including, S e *
do demand respect..
first landings using
Sunday, Aug. 23 ACW, ACR, AOT, AEM, AEI, AG, VA-172
the remembered SNJ.
Mainside Seven Men from AMS, AMH, AQB, AQF, ATR, VA-172 Detachment 38, only fondly

Now (color western) with Ran- ATS, ATN, BT, CT, EM, ETN, NATTC Gels New recently returned from conduct- The Hell's Archers will em.

dolph Scott and Gail Russell. ETR, ETS, GF, GS, IC, MM, PRS, Denial OfficerLtjg ing carrier qualifications aboard bark late this year aboard the

Also Miracle in the Caribbean. PRM, QM, RD, SM, SO and TM. the USS Tarawa (CVS-40)) at 1 USS Ranger for a shake-down

NATTCenter Bob Girl Goes --...-- ( ) Donald Connelly re- Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, departed : cruise. The Ranger it the Navy'i

Calypso. Howdy Partner. "Well, my son," said the chaplain ported aboard NATTCenter Aug. again this week to board the newest ship.In .

Hospital Desk Set. "I hear you're the fatherof 14, and has been assigned to the Tarawa at Quonset Point, R. I., I the past two weeks, the .

Monday, Aug. 26 triplets. The Lord has indeed Center Dental Clinic as dental for another short exercise. Hell's Archers have welcomed

Mainside Beast of Hollow smiled upon you.. officer. With Comdr. Bob Robinson In aboard Ensign W. K. Inabinetta

Mountain (color drama) with "That was no smile, padre," the Ltjg( ) Connelly reported from charge, the detachment consistsof from NATTCenter Jax and Philip

Guy Madison and Patricia Me- sergeant snorted. 'That was a Headquarters, Marine Corps, Par- 11 officers, 64 crew' members Pringle, AMSAA from NATT-

dina. Also Magoo's Problem good old-fashioned belly-laugh." ris Island, South Carolina. and six of the squadrons' "Little Center, Memphis.

Child. Banjos."

NATTCenter Seven Men .
from Now. Miracle in the Caribbean The "Blue Bolt" welcome mat
AF Pilot
P is out this week for Benjamin Departs

Hospital Bob Girl Goes Sherman, AN, reporting aboard VA-U After

Calypso. Howdy Partner. from Charleston Receiving Station -

Tuesday, Aug. 27 m t 20 Months Duly

Mainside Town on Trial W: I
Py the
YIV-4 After 20 months with
drama with Charles Coburn.
( Recently selected to attend the U. S. Navy, Capt. Franklin
Also Two Crows. .
Hazey Naval Academy at Annapolis, was Hitt, U. S. Air Force, will return -
NATTCenter Beast of Hoi
r4. R. W. Johnson, YN3. Johnson was this month to his "native
low Mountain. Magoo's Problem. .. more commonly known as "Oink" force," the United States Air
Child. ; because of a certain little story Force at Selfridge Air Force
Seven Men from .
Hospital : : told J. D. Carey, YNC."Oink" Base, Mount Clemens, Mich.
Now. Miracle in the Caribbean. ':'.'i. .. .. ;<
was the legal Captain Hitt came to the
Wednesday, Aug. 28 :t..? :, VW-4 for the six "Hornets" last October after
> past months
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1 \ i"\ :;.
of .
Mainside D-Day Sixth \ .
wN and is expected to come back to serving with VA-172 for ten
June (color drama) with Robert ,
the squadron some day as the months. During his exchange
Taylor and Richard Todd. legal officer. status here with the Navy, he

NATTCenter Town on Trial Johnson left the squadron last has carrier qualified in two

Two Hazey Crows. week in his "Green Bomb" for a types of Navy aircraft the
Hospital Beast of Hollow F2H-2 Banshee and the F9F-8
1, well earned leave at his home in ,
Mountain. Magoo's Problem St. Louis, then to report to Bain- Cougar and won two Navy

Child. '0i /. :' '>::' bridge, Md., for six-months pre- "E's".

"" 'j.'''ii iii2- .:J..l.tSUPPLY : paratory training. At present Capt. Ilitt's for-
First Wave: "I have a new boyfriend
NOW CAPT. Comdr. Kenneth, Chief mer squadron, the 94th Fighter
OFFICER Wheeler, and Mrs. J. D. Wooten

Second Wave: "What's he like?" (left) NAS Jax Supply Officer, receives congratulations on his!! became proud parents of a 9% Interceptor Squadron, is flying
official appointment to Captain from Comdr. R. II. Smith, NAS the"F-86's, but will receive theF104's
First Wave:: "Oh, whisk, gin, Jax commanding officer following administration! of (br mill flf.|f pound boy on August 2. The within a few months.Page .
peer anything" office Jut 'Friday. Mrs Wheeler looks on proudly. I event took place at St. Vin ,

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pI: Jgji.' ...,, "" l ...;. ,.T! Moving Soon? These Helpful Tips

'-'.,_' J: : : : {:.*" Can Make Task Much LighterLast
;Y .y. .4 <;:.*hp ; k
,->. year 78,000 shipments of household goods for Naval per-
+ ;" : '+ sonnel were made. The limited number of Household Goods Inspectors -

a i i4t makes it impossible for them to check every shipment.
:.: :... .\. .'. .
.'?":' '.. .< Therefore, the Navy has pro- tained, then call Household Goods
vided the following "do-lt-your- Shipping Office, extension 640.
I self rules to follow whenever
These are the steps you can expect
commercial carriers or contrac-
: the movers to take in moving .
tors are used to move househoh
: goods. your household goods:

1. TilE MOVING' truck should
YOU SIIOULD know what the
be a completely enclosed furniture
A r t"k
moving company is obliged to do
in packing your household goods, van.

A g,ak+ and observe whether the com- 2. The company must preparean
< a
pany lives up to these require- inventory listing all articles
ments. It the company fails to do picked up by it and their condi
tion. This should be done before
so, check with the local repre-
sentative of the movers.If loading or as each item is carried .

........... .. ..... ..............N............_ .._mwn" ... .. ....................--.........--. I satisfaction is still not obPlane from your house.
"GO IT, CHRIS! Advice from sbter Kathy, 5, (left) and 3. The inventory should 1k! t
brother Brett, 6, spurs 17-month-old Chris Gilliam to break his articles of furniture, carton,
lone distance swim record from edge of the shallow
own pool at barrels, wardrobes and the like,
the 0' Club to arms of his mother, Mrs. G. II. Gilliam, top photo. R {
bra \v
Not yet a diving expert, Chris shows no fear of water, and has wgY +tcC < + providing condition and clear
been jumping Into the "drink" ever since he was old enough to identification of each item. Special
crawl. In right photo, mother stands by "Just In case" Daddy, care should be taken to insure .
I-tJz( ) G. II. Gilliam, Is stationed with \T-16. that the inventory reflects

true condition of the property.

Swilllillillg'COllIeS Easy To General terms such as marred,

scratched, soiled, worn, torn,

This 17-Month Old TotChris .' 'gouged, should not be used unless -
." ,' location and extent of the

Gilliam, 17-months-old defect also is indicated.

son of Lt. and Mrs. G. H. Gilliam,, tional baby. ,. 4. EACH item should be
is. just an average youngster to "Chris has been swimming for x tagged to show number of the

his parents. two months now," Mrs. Gilliam, item on the inventory list. This

But those who watch him leap. whose husband in with VP-16, will insure that all items are on

ing off the diving boards in the said proudly. "We never really ; the list, and help you insure that
thought much about it until q14
Officers Club pool, and actually all items are delivered at destina
swimming for at least five or six everyone began exclaiming. Noneof tion.
children fear the water."
yards before) a is caught up by our 5. Only new or used boxes and
his mother, Chris is a most excep- The.Gilliams, who live aboard c u t A cartons in good condition shouldbe

the Station, have two other chil- uses for packing. If not new,

dren, Brett, 6, and Kathy 5. Brett :4; they should be free of all marks
was swimming well by the time due to previous shipment and of

he was three, and Kathy got into any substance that might damage
the act when she was two. articles being packed.
: .
: = -; Both learned while the familywas <' Egg crates, orange crates and

All Saints' Chapel stationed at NAS Corpus similar boxes should not be used.

Sunday, August 25 Christi, Texas.Toyland. 6. Large mirrors, glass top!" ,
0930 Sunday School, three- 4 large glass-faced pictures, etc.,
year-olds through adults. Build- should be wrapped and crated.

ing 722; Service of Divine Wor- Open Trails Oil, Quick Action By 7. Mattresses should be placedin

ship, Chaplain Osman. cartons or bags.

1100 Service of Divine Wor- August 30Date Air Controlman Averts TragedyNAS 8. ITEMS with surfaces liableto

ship, Chaplain Davis. damage by scratching, marringor

1900 United Fellowship of Jax operations tower personnel took a moment out from chafing should be wrapped at
Protestants, Building 804. for the opening of NAS the mid-morning traffic rush last week to receive a token of appreciation time of loading in furniture pad..,
Monday, August 26 Jax Toyland, a service of the from VA-178. covers, burlaps or wrappers.

1930 Singspiration Build Navy Exchange Retail Store, is 9. Unless specifically approvedby
ing. 722. Special thanks went to Winton cy landing.
Friday, Aug. 30, instead of Aug. I I you, household goods should
Tuesday, August 27' Ellis, ACt, who, because of alert- Upon returning to the line, it not be loaded on the tailgate of

1900 Teenage Felowship, 31, as previously announced. ness and quick action, possible was discovered that oil was the van, and if approved, the load

Building 722. Toyland, located in Building tragedy was averted.A actually streaming from a should not extend beyond the
Thursday, August 29 554, will feature a complete as- cracked rocker box. tailgate or above top of van.
1915 All Saint's Chapel rehearsal sortment of toys to make that VA-178 Skyraider had just The Skyraider was covered in 10. The moving company

All Saints'. child's eyes brighten 'Christmas taken off from the runway when. over nine gallons of oil, all in the should remove all empty con-
St. Edward's Chapel morning. Ellis, on duty in the tower, matter of less than four minutes. tainers, packing materials and

Schedule of Masses And it isn't too early to be noticed the plane was trailing Thanks also went to Marvin other debris accumulated in the

Sunday, August 25 thinking of Christmas. The im- what appeared to be fuel. Nelson, AC1, Ellis' supervisor packing and loading.

OSOO, 0900, 1000 St. Edward's portant day in the life of all He immediately notified the 11. Both you and the driverof
Chapel. children will be less than four pilot, Ltjg) Gordon Richardsonand the van must sign the inven-
Daily months away when Toyland opens. cleared him for an emergen- HearingContinued tory certifying its correctness. Be

1200 Tuesday through Fii- I ( from Page 1)) sure all items are correctly listed
day. p before signing.
hearing i is noted, the man can be I
0800 St. Edward's, Saturdays.
moved to less noisy occupation. 12. AN ACCESSORIAL Serv-
Baptisms: i Ices Certificate (DD Form 619)
Sundays after 1000 Mass.! itemizing the packing performedwill
danger of increase in hearingloss
St. Luke's Chapel
be given to you for signa-
qt <
Naval Hospital I Byrd declares, if persons .
ture. Check before signing to fee
ai. will make diligent use of the
0630 Catholic Mass.
I that the statement is correct.
0930 Service of Divine Worship equipment provided by the Navyto i 13. Before leaving, the driverof
Chaplain Bryant. ......w prevent it. Fitted ear plugs and
the van should give
Y you, a:
'Lf muffs reduce noise and
---< U. } E ear protect -
:... I copy of the government bill of
Tired Pilots 4;:" I hearing, but unfortunatelysome lading, and b: copy of the inven-
; .. persons become lax or indifferent -
tory list.
;S1 only to realize too late
Continued from .
( Page 1) 14. Last, please be reasonablewith
erations Dept.Terence fj:" extent of the damage. the driver, and allow some

Hitchcock, AMI, car The full damage caused by leeway in time of expected arrI.
ried out most of the work on the noise is still undetermined, Byrd val. He may meet with transportation -

wagon, ably assisted by membersof r, ; ; revealed. However- much studyof or labor difficulties en
the Operations Maintenance s ".t ,,,. r the subject is being carried on route."I .
Structure Shop. in the nation's laboratories. .
Cost of the project was kept to Busted eardrums, nerve damageand guess I've lost another
.practically nothing by the use of deafness are among the pupil," said the professor as his
salvage metal and other materials. known effects of noise. glass; eye rolled down the sink.

iIiiEARNS Need of the audiometric testing the Bureau of Aeronautics.The .
Ben: "Did you know I had chamber was foreseen some hearing test program i 1"
... months by Capt. James greatly facilitated by the chamber
taken up story writing as a ---------- --- ago -
career?" CITATION Comdr. Robert II. Smith, (left) NAS Fulghum, Station Medical Offi- > and after the first onrush of

Jen: "No, sold anything yet?" Jax commanding officer, presents commendation to Marvin Nel- cer, who made a special trip to backlogged tests, they are ex-
son, ACt, during a meritorious mast last week. Nelson was NAS
Washington to funds for pected to level out to about 12rt)
Ben "Yes watch, saxophone procure
: my my lax Operations Tower supervisor at the. lime when a fellow ton- I
and my overcoat." trolman averted a recent tragedy, purchase of the Chnmbeij from to 150, a month.


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Pago 4 22 August 1957

Win Five-Man Crown

Jax Navy Skeet Five Cops rLo F

National Class 'A' TitleThe ; '
:; y ti''

Jax Navy varsity skeet team fired its way to the 4 1

Five Man Class A Open championship at the National '

Tourney last week at Reno, Nevada

The crack Flier clay-pigeon NATTCenter chief; NARTU's Bill

artists shattered 1204 out of 1250 Viering; E. D. Voss of VU-10, and '

targets in marching to the crown. G. O. Boudreaux, of NAMTD. } 4 :' _
HINDERED by heavy wind IN ANOTHER event, the stal- ik
gusts and shooting at the fastest .wart team of Pendergras and 19h

targets faced this year, Jax Navy Arthur finished in the runner-up P\

once again displayed the stylish ,spot in the two-man team All- i
form that has carried it to victory I Gauge Shoot. i

in every major event this year. The local duo settled for place : -

Sharpshooters responsible for position despite cracking 99 of

bringing the "bacon" home are: 100 targets. 1 I

Ken of the VW-4 defended his Champion ... .
Pendergras Pendergras 4al;at::.r --- -- ---- --
Hurricane Hunters; Dill Arthur, of Champions individual INTRAMURAL GOLF TEAM Having captured the Spring Mainside Intramural Golf League
title but finished fifth. He cap- crown, linksters of the Naval Air Reserve Training Unit hope to continue their success in the fall
session, beginning Monday. A dozen teams have signed with three more expected to sign before I
Jax SoftballersFalter I year.tured the coveted crown last and deadline.Wes Maxson.NARTU team members are, (left to right) James Ellis, George Frye, Dick Scully, Jack.. Piva

in 6ND Pistolmen
VP-18 To Lose Gaining

The Jax Navy softball teamI I JAX AIR In
fell into the losers' bracket after I 'SPORTS Golfing Chief

first round of in the Sixth
Naval District Softball Tournament -I ; NEWSPensy: Lew Chaff, VP-18 chief anda N. Florida AreaWith
top name in Station golfing
suffering an 8.2 setback at I .
circles, will be leaving these shooters turning in some
the hands of Pensacola Navy, I
confines soon for duty as an fine performances, Jax Navy's
Tuesday at Green Cove Springs.
instructor at Underseas Wea- Pistol Club is gaining recognitionas
In Monday's opening round : Dominates Final pons School Key West. one of the better teams in this
host Green Cove Springs dropped I
Chaff, who's been swingingthe
Glynco NAS, 3-1 Birmingham area.With'
I clubs for ten years, won the team sweeping mostof
Naval Reserve pounded Memphis I' Hardball the Station title in 1955. He's the honors in the Gainesville
NAS, 10-3, and Sanford NAS Loop FiguresPensacola
I' also won numerous minor match recently, a club spokesman
Cecil Field
squeezed by 8-7.
crowns during his lenghty relates that members have been
Navy players dominated both the batting and pitch- stay here. bettering their scores with each
in the Sixth Naval District Baseball it
ing departments League, was match.
In 1954, Chaff was one of
revealed today after final compilation of statistics.
'ti the Jacksonville city repre- With last Sunday's match at
I Pensacola, District champs, the league. sentatives in the 1954 Public the Jax Policy Pistol range being

whipped through league play (ND Top Batten. Links Tourney, along with an- rained out, the Club did manageto
with an unblemished 12-0 record. Name Hrennock Team Pen Urns 11 Ali 43 R 6 It 18 Ave 418BlgK other Navy chief, Bill Scar- get in a day of shooting at its
BOB BRENNOCK, Pensacola Pen 10( 41 12 17 3<5ShoVl brough.
Pen 12 4" 13 18 3r 5Srhwade range Saturday, shooting the
; shortstop, won the baiting title Pen 11 3.1 14 10 3T1Delanpy Chaff has attended A, B andC tional Match Course.
Mem 12 4J !5 13 310)
hitting at a torrid .418 clip, and Snyder Pen 1J: 52 17 16 308 schools and during this two- M/Sgt. Horace Abney, copped

Pensacola ace Tom Yankus cap- Pitcher Ttatthf'rWon: Lost and-a-half year tour with VP- first place in the expert class,

tured the pitching crown with a Wilson Yankus Pen Pen 3 5 0 0 18, instructed in each of these with Virgil Weaver, ET3, and

perfect 5-0 mark. Hulchlni Upshaw Mem Pen 3 1 0 0 subjects. Everett Walter, AQC, taking sec-
Of the list of top eleven bats- Bruce Pen 1 0 "Key West will be my last ond and third places.

M men, Pensacola placed seven. The tour," averred the ordnance Jay Waldron, AO1; Cameron

top four hitters were all from Splinters Bow \n chief, "and then I'm going to Paulk, AQC; and Ensign M. G.
Pensacola. retire in this state and play Bode, captured honors in sharp-
PENSACOLA pitchers held six 4IT Softball Event lots of golf." shooter class. In the marksmanclass

of the top eight positions. Despite the three-hit pitchingof M/Sgt. N. M. Renfro took

Memphis' Jim Upshaw shared Charlie Richards, and the In Forefront honors, followed by Johnnie
f runner-up spot with Pensacola'sJack heavy hitting of J. M. McClen- Mayers Davis, AO1, and Jack Davis,

w, Wilson. Both had 3-0 rec- i don, the Support Splinters of Of Mixed GM2; E. D. Wampler, AQ2 won
ords. Upshaw's three wins were NATTCenter were climated in Bowling top honors in the novice class.

the only games Memphis won in the Duval County Class B soft- Last week's bowling found .

ball tournament by dropping Steve and Rose Mayer movinginto
?Qeft. t r b1 R:+< 17 Clubs Roady Far their opening game to Perrett's first place in the NATTCenter Sally Season

_____nH___________ Dairy, 6-5, Monday night Mixed Doubles Bowling
Mainside Bowling League by taking three points End
RINGER- Debra Faget, film With the Splinter nine making I Nearing ;
from Al and June Hughes.
actress, tries on a life preserver Some 17 team representativeswere three errors and one mental error -I
aboard the liner SS Constitu- on hand Monday for an organizational the Perrett's scored four unearned Tribe Home
tion in New York. A movie premiere meeting for the }957 runs to provide the difference I A floor: The only sure-fire

was attended aboard by the leading luxury figuresin vessel Fall Mainside Intramural Bowling for the victory. thing that will stop falling hair. The Jacksonville Braves, batting *

the entertainment, diplo- League. ,......- -. .. for a playoff berth, embarkon
matic, social and press worlds. Play should get under way a week-long home stand tomorrow

around Sept. 9. :_ night against the Savan
Bowhunter Shoot Fleet Air Wing 11 won last nah Redlegs at the new ball park.

fall's title, while VP-18 capturedthe The Cincinnati farm club will

Marred By Rain spring crown. be in town through Sunday with
Teams signed to date are: Com- games each night at 2000. Sun-

Inclement weather played the FairJax, NARTU, VA-172, FAW- day's game starts at 1500.

biggest part in the Jax Navy I 11, VP-18, Fasron 6, Supply, Dis- ri fttCt Columbus moves in for a four-
Freelance Bowhunters in t r a -: pensary, VP-16, VFP-62 VFP- game stand beginning Monday

squad meet last Sunday, with I 62 "A", Operations, VW-4, VW-4 ; night.
rain washing away more than 11. VW-4 12, VA-176 "E", VA- ; \
This is the final long home
half of the scheduled program.It 176 "0''. t.. .
ut stay for the Braves during
toI regu-
A 11 squadrons and division '
was announced that the club .
? lar play. Macon comes in for
has representatives who wsh to par- d.VkaW .. .
scheduled" a "big game in the 1957 Fall Mainside I : three games Sept. 6-8, closing the
round, commencing at 0900, and ticipate t. ,3:: home season.
Intramural Bowling League :
the "new broadhead round" start- .. ".. .
.. Servicemen are admitted to
submit entries to NAS
ing at 1300 for next Sunday. .t"t;' .. >:"
Special Services not later than < > l : Braves home games for 50 cents,
This will serve as a warmupfor 4: 'L.. ..
1600 tomorrow. ,. ..., upon showing of ID card. No
the big Invitational shoot, : <>..' .'!.<.....H'"
,M t
under ; : uniform is required.To .
League play gets way "
_ sponsored by the Jax Bowhunters >:...:/' 'r' \ ,
around September 9. :t_ get to the ball park from
on Sept. 1. 4 / NAS Jax, turn right onto Bay

The awards and trophies for Smith: "Sorry, old man, that :.. : "f/: --.--....--=.-...R street, go to the end of the street,
the Jax Bowhunters Invitationalwill my hen got loose and scratched GOOD SHOOTING REWARD Second place winner in the turn left and follow signs to the
be given by divisions and up your garden." Marine Corps Rifle Match is S/Sgt Randolph Stringer Jr., (left) ball park.
classifications.The Jones: "That's all right, my shown being presented a Winchester shotgun by Maj. E. S. Maloney, -4 5 ----
site for the shoot will be dog ate your hen.. commanding officer of the Marine Aviation Detachment at NATT- Famous Last Words Dept.:
Center. of 211 out of possible 250 at the
Stringer garnered a score a
at Jax Bowhunters range, located Smith: 'Tine, I just ran over "OK., if he won't dim his
I shoot, held at Camp Lejeune, N.C., recently The shotgun is second I
:at the Jax; Police,Futol, ,Range.< ,I