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Jax air news
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September 5, 1957


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IMr" I Navy Economy Axe Still Swinging;. Three More Phases HitThe I .'

axe the Navy is swingingin ordered Naval district comman Navy had provided $200,000 for benefit the Navy as well as the main unchanged. They serve four "i
an effort to make savings in dants and fleet commanders to the tuition aid program, which is individual. years, including their! flight train ,
the current budget, fell on three stop the tuition aid program on some $50,000 less than the amount BUMED'S tuition aid program ing time, ".

more phases of Naval activity Aug. 10. Only applications okayed alloted during,the previous year will be unaffected by the Bu- Reserve Navy pilots are now \
recently. before that time would be TENTATIVE plans are for the Pers move. required to serve two-year active 1
Latest economy moves include honored, according to The Navy continuation of the program with Future naval aviators will be duty tours following completionof j
curtailing the tuition aid pro. Times. limitations giving career personnel required to serve three-and-a. the initial flight training. Regular -
gram; more active duty time for. Under the program, the Navy preference. This is assumedto half years following completionof officers switching to the J'
future naval aviators, and stop 1 will pay up to 75 per cent of tui mean personnel serving on their 18-month flight training flight program serve two years in
ping recruiting of low LQ. men. tion costs for courses taken by their second cruise. program. addition to their four-year obli-
SUPERS, forced to reduce cur personnel during off-duty time. Also planned is a limitation to The Navy said the obligated
rent spending by $3 million, has For the 1958 fiscal year, the only those courses which would. service time for NavCads will re- (Please turn to Page 3, Col. 1)VP.18 J

I JflaEaJilui1s) Fine Farts Achieves MarkThrough i J\'1:

the cooperation of ,
Maintenance and Material, VP-18
has successfully completed a 57
day negative AOCP (AircraftOut

VOL-15 No. 22 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Ha .5 Sept. 1957 Of Commission Parts) status' ,
which was finally broken by a
: : part that had to be manufacturedat
More r : : ; \> :, :: the Lockheed Plant in Burbank -


,t ( 1 r ijIJ\ The success of this near record, I
Buses "Keep Them Up" program was
f, due largely to the excellent preventative .
maintenance system of
Lcdr. L. E. Pleasant, VP-18 main-
Into L L I tenance officer, and the outstand
ing program of support and cooperation -

The jangle of on the part of material

called children back department.

rooms this week, During the period from July 1
creased number of to August 27, the Squadron deployed
buses providing twelve aircraft to overseas
tion for youngsters bases, where they participatedin
aboard the Station, special projects. A total of 859
Field, Ortega Hills } flight hours were flown in that
Park. period. -
Fares will be paid in f .
tokens on sale at the lIo .

lice Building 1050, at ; r.# New Study
of four cents each.
Venetia is 1 token,

tia, 2 tokens. Of GI Pay
Students attending
VP-18 rmlnUintd "aircraft-out of-commission-'
a negative -
and Bishop Kenny High The maintenance men stand proudly behind their record. Due In I
the tokens on regular ( AN; J. N. Patronis. AK3; E. W. Leach, AN; J. E. 58When
buses on regular school ; C. Hays AK3. Rear, L. E. Dupree, PK1; C. J. Glaraton,
not later than 1700. ; ; AOC; W. P. Shortluff, AMC, and E. C. Flore, AOC. the Stennis committee

Buses are scheduled : I Firms Queried resumes pay hearings next year
GUS: LEAVE in Washington, one of the first
proceed down Mustin things the group will study is
Yorktown Ave. to Committee Begins whether pay increases shall be
down Childs St. to I given to those not immediately
to Hancock, down benefited by the Cordiner proposals
Yorktown and to the according to Navy Times.
Regular stops are made Wage Scale Study Democratic Sen. John Stennis
up children, arriving at
(Miss.), said he personally feels
Gate at 0800, and Units.'Y'survey of industrial pay scales in the Jacksonville some pay increases should be
down Roosevelt Blvd. in conformance with
periodically legal
re authorized for the 61 per cent of
Duval County School and Navy Department policy to review prevailing service personnel not immediately -
75 picks up children in local labor markets, went into official action affected by the Cordiner
Station attending
leaving Mustin Circle < at NAS Jax. plan, at the end of the session of

and proceeding down composed of rep cupations. his special subcommittee, the
1 of Naval activities in Times said.
Yorktown to Roosevelt THE SURVEY IS in the interestof
bus returns to the Navy area set the ball some 4,700 blue collar (un THE NAVY and Marine Corps
the mailing of letters
another trip to pick 'up the of graded) employees only, and does finally won reluctant Defense Department
in the enlisted cooperation a not affect a smaller number of approval to their planof
of local industrial firms
leaving Yorktown and data white collar (graded) employeesof giving proficiency pay, througha
about 0815. on going pay Jax Navy whose salaries are one-or two-pay grade promo-
The bus then makes some 30 ,shop-type oc- established by Congress under a tion, to men in all skills.

trip, entering the Main different pay system. The President's Budget Bureau
0815, and proceeding
Yorktown to Mustin MEMBERS OF the survey committee now wants to limit the increasesto

Mustin to the Circle, representing naval activities men. in the most-needed jobskills.
in the Jax include
: area, :
ing the same way to pick P
dren bound for Dominic Worsowicz, occupational Once the pay increase receivesthe
Lee High. "t analysis administrator; Daniel i approval of the Budget Bu-
ANOTHER BUS, as Rf : Whiddon, production superintendent reau, it then goes back to the
numbered, enters the ; Eugene Griffin, master services who make rules govern
about 0800, proceeding mechanic; and Fred Smith, op. ing it, according to their own
Yorktown to Allegheny, ? 'J erations analysist, all of NAS needs.
? '. Jax; E. O. Levriett, industrial relations -
(Please turn to Page 3, Then the Defense Departmentmust
1. officer of NAS Cecil Field;
SN approve the rules. Consequently -
George Johnson, industrial relations
CWO Williams
the prospects for proficiency !
officer of NS Green Cove
30 in the near future
Out After pay are
Springs; W. E. Glasgow director
not too good.STENNIS .
At ceremonies held branch printing and publicationsoffice
at NATTCenter, CWO ; Leonard Mann, of assist. wanted Defense to
Williams was retired i ant industrial manager's office; show that a new pay structure
Naval service after r < Mrs. Evelyn Perkins industrial would be accomplished by better

years active duty. relations officer of NAAS May- management of personnel.
Chief Gunner .. _:'.; port; Mrs. Anna Wilson, person The Mississippi senator pre-
his career at Fort Ann Kirchner,' SA, nel assistant of Naval Hospital; dicted that it would be slow progress
that being the place of another sailor' he can't R. B. Robertson, administrative getting legislation unless
vlistment. He has served brother, Donald AM2: assistant at Navy Fuel Depot; and Defense can ease the "concern in
rious units ranging from book for him. Donald, Lloyd Grable, Area Wage and Congress and among the people"
by the library occasion.
carriers to the more came to NAS Jax Classification Office Wage spe that the military "uses too many
per air research missile cia list. men to do a job.

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(l'aQO2__ JAX AIR NEWS 5 Sept 1957

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Published every Thursday tor Na\jr and Marine activities: it Naval Air' Y. tThursday ".'
Station. Jacksonville, Fla.
NAB, JaclseaUle 5 t>
Sept .
Comdr. Robert It. Smith _.. Commanding Officer '.' s
'Comdr. 1* B. Williamson _......... ....... .... ... .w ??.?.,?. Executive OfficerCommander Mainside Vampire (horror)
Fleet AIr ...: .<" ?
with John Beal and Coleen Gray. ,
Rear Adm. Wendell
G. Switzer : r
Capt. S. S. Searcy, Jr. Chief bt Start Also Destination Magoo. 1'
Fleet Air Wlif Eleven
NATTCenter 3:10 to Yuma
Capt. Sidney S. Lawrence __ Commander'
Capt. T, S. White r.-- Chief of Staff (western drama) with Glen Ford st.. >' v
Naval Air Technical Training Center I'
and Van
rapt. Charles I* Moore', Jr. Commanding Officer t
Comdr. Wilfred E. Fleshman Executive Officer HospitalTip On A Dead Joc- :

Nasal l Hospital ,.,
Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl Commanding Officer key (drama) with Robert Taylor >.
Capt. Marcy Shupp ..__._..,.,.... ,_ Executive: Officer and Dorothy Malone. .' :'::.'...". -.'
NABTU )': : ...
Capt. Norman O. n Commanding Officer Friday, Sept. 6 t o' "" ""
Comdr. William E. liar __ Executive: Officer :*
Mainside Hold That Hypnotist :
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville' Florida (comedy) with Huntz Hall i /'
fit no expense to the government and In compliance with I XIOSe P-35, Rev. ..
Nov. 1945. Distributed free of charge to military and 1 of and Stanley Clements. Also Chas- : .
Fleet Air Jacksonville Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Center
Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval, ing The Sun.NATTCenter. '
Hospital. Vampire. r6
Service Information Officer' .___.Lcdr. J. F. Klrltllghter Jr. ..
Hospital 3:10: to Yuma. ----..... _...... -. ,.
Managing Editor Andrew H. Planey
Assistant Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters Kay Sutton; Jack Saturday, Sept. 7 TOP RECRUIT T. D. Connors, AR, receives trophy and con.
Holmes. PHI; I ; John Isbell, JOSN; Den Sylar, SN; gratulations from Comdr. W. E. Hardy, acting NARTU command
Staff : PhrO2 Mainside House Of Numbers
Phyllis Fletcher Tom Humphress, AN.
; ing officer, his being selected the outstanding
upon recruit
at the
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material (drama) with Jack Palance and
appearing In this be reprinted providing I credit Is given. Photo- 85-day "boot camp" recently completed at NARTU lax. Connor:
giaphs, unless otherwise tdtr4., are official U. S. Navy photographs. Barbara Lang.NATTCentcr. and 54 other men completed the school and will be assigned to
Editorial offices located In Room 230: Main Administration Uulldlng. Phone Hold That squadrons in the Weekend Warriors.
extensions' 8164 8346, 272 or 216.DONATES .
I Hypnotist. Chasing The Sun.

Hospital Vampire. Three-Month 'Boot Camp' Ended

Kiddies Matinee AdventuresOf

with Robinson Danny O'Herhily Crusoe (adventure and James) For 55 Recruits Of NARTU JaxThe

Fernandez. Also Tennis Chumps 85-day accelerated training: :for 55 recruits ended Friday .1>

Sunday, Sept. 8 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit, Jax.

Mainside Bail Out At 43,000 There were 22 recruits who took !
> (action drama) with John dents. The top recruit was T. D
w y w r E; eH1i Payne basic training while 33 airman
Connors, AR of 430 W. 58th Sf.
and Karen Steele. Also Lionel apprentices attended AE Schoolat

Hampton and Herb Jeffries NATTCenter. Jacksonville.
short. OUTSTANDING student at AE

t-; NATTCenter House of Numbers GRADUATION ceremony was school was Paul W. Terrell, AA
; held on the NARTU Parade of 6500 Franklin Ave., New Orleans .
grounds with Comdr. W. E.
s La.These .
Hospital! Hold That Hypno-
) Hardy, acting skipper of NARTU .
tist. Chasing The Sun. men will now be assigned

Monday, Sept. 9 presenting the awards. to squadrons in the
6 Chaplain R. E. Osman gave the
Mainside Spirit Of St. Louis "Weekend Warriors" and attend
invocation and the NAS Band weekend drills at NARTU.
(color drama) with James Stew-
provided music for the occasion.
art and Sheila Bond (one showing The ceremony was attended by
only). Two trophies were presented by families and friends of the stu
Comdr. Hardy outstanding stu-
NATTCenter Bail Out At

43,000. Lionel Hampton and Herb dents.NAS
Jeffries short. VA-176 SkipperGets

Hospital House Of Numbers I Fleet Units
.. _. _. ._ ._ --- Promotion
--- ---- ---"-- ( ) with Jack Palance and
Donate BloodFleet
BLOOD Answering the call to make up a deficitin Barbara Lane Lcdr. Scott Cummins, commanding

the military account at the Jacksonville Blood Bank, personnelof Tuesday, Sept. 10 officer of Attack Squadron units attached to NAS
fleet units at NAS Jax rolled their sleeves last Wednesdayand
up Mainside Pawnee 176
(color was surprised last week Jax answered the call for
donated 199 pints of blood. Mrs. Frances Godwin, staff nurse
at the Bank, is shown taking blood from George Douglas ADC, I western) with George Montgomery with a party upon occasion of his blood last Wednesday, to make

of VFP62. Douglas' squadron contributed 38 pints. Among other and Lola Albright. Also Help being promoted to Comdr up a deficit in the military account -

units aiding the cause were VA-176, 48 pints; Fasron Six, 31; VF- :ful Genii. Executive officer of VA-176, at the Jacksonville

43> 31* NATTCenter -Spirit---- Of-- -!fit., Lcdr. Bill Tobin presented the Blood Bank.

". Louis (one showing only). "scrambled eggs" cap and white Attack Squadron 176 personnel

1 f Commissaries List Hospital Bail Out At 43,000. cap cover adorned with two contributed 48 pints.

I f Closing Dales Lionel Hampton and Herb Jef- orange Thunderbolts to Comdr. VFP-62 gave 38 pints of blood.
I Cummins, in behalf of squadron Other units and their contri-
l The Main Commissary Store -r. officers.
will be closed for A tropical storm is butions Include: Fasron 6, 31
inventory I merely VA-176 based
at NAS
that until its Jar, is pints; VF-43, 31; AV-172, 16;
I Friday, Sept. 27. fiALTYKUMORFftOM winds exceed 75 attached to Air Task Group 202
mph, after which VA-104, 15; FAWTU, 14; FAE-
Branch stores at NAS Cecil they're labeled based at Cecil Field and skip-
HERE AND TMiBE hurricanes. TU, 3 and VW-4, 1.I .
Field will be closed Thursday, pered by Comdr. Gordon Brown.

Sept. 26, and at NS Green I
Arkansas Farmer : "No, I v .
27.Cove Springs on Friday, Sept. wouldn't think of chargin' ye for F: "... 5. w CJ :I

1 the .cider. That'd be bootleggin' II I

" and praise the Lord I ain't come

i I II, Credit Union to will that be $5.yit." The peck of taters r h'iLS If

: ,Has Complete f ,{ < f
"The enemy are thick as peas, r \

sir, what shall we do?" r
r Loan Service .
them. v ?
\ The Jax Navy Federal Credit Lrj'ft
; ,
y I Union has :funds available at the SN: "The bank has returned SC r> 3>L7'rb r.

, present time to make loans to that check."

military and civilians, according Wife: "Oh, goody, what will we 'biiMft # yf

I to D. S. Breda, acting manager of buy with it this time?"

the Union. a .

Loans are granted up to $400
Hal: "My little old grand-
I on personal signature and to
up mother is the cutest thing. She

$600 with one co-signer and up just sits on the porch, knitting 5). :%'S t': y>d f ti aryy.2{ oi., YY< e k
to $800 with two cosigners.The S- r7.4.
Credit Union also extends
f Val: "How industrious. What's
the loan service to cover new "
she knitting?
automobiles and used cars on a "
Hal: "A little old man.
chattel mortgage basis, providingthe .
used cars are not older than
1954 models. In an English hospital:

The Credit Union will finance "Ullo, Alf."

up to two-thirds of the current "Ullo, Bill."

value of the car and will give you "Come in to die?"

up to 30-months to pay on a new "Naw, yesterdie..
car, and 24-months on a used car. .---- .. .... .
-- d t<---j.- ,.L.L1I1. ,.-.% .Fz.1 ;(::1itx' ; : L J
Rate of interest is one per cent Prunella: "Tell me, my hand- AT TOYLAND OPENING Ribbon ""
,per month on the unpaid balance. some sailor, how did you learnto the NavyExchange Toyland, in Building 554, drew ceremonies a large crowd officially of opening the 195'7 version 01
Death and disability insurance kiss so divinely?" for admission even before Capt. Kenneth Wheeler, center, NAS Jo parents and children pressing
Supply Officer ribbon.
I its carried by the Credit Union at Sailor: "I'm the guy who blows Comdr.Left to right R. H., are Smith, Comdr.NAS J.lax II. Whitener, Navy Exchange Officer; Santa Claus (1\funrow, snips BalD the SII2));
extra cost to the bugle" commanding olllcer; Capt. Wheeler: Capt. Marcy com-
no you. mandin, officerr of ;t' 1".1" "ncp.taJ. and Comdr. W. E. Fltlhmln, NATTCenttr Shupp executive, acting omt' ',


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5 Sept JAX AIR NEW'S Page

lr't;') : Little Known Tab Machine

f.Rm. Apt. For 2132 Rent Riverside Ave ::=::: ="'"1, m I Unit Plays Important RoleA

$80 Mo. EV 8-2062. Dennett. ,'i p little known activity at NATTCentcr is the Tabul tint
Home on Pablo Rd. CH 6-2660/ in functions of
Machine Unit, which plays an important part
EX 8-2490. Houghton. the Center. -

1-Bdrm. Dup. Apt. Compo Furn.
With a staff of 11 men, and
onto the cheok.
5934 Wesconnett Blvd. EV 8- I
6362. Oakley. with 11 operating machines, the THE INTRODUCTION of IBM

Furn. Apt. (Lake Shore) 4633 TMU installation has a wide as- machines into the Navy has
sortment of jobs, accomplishedwith
Wheeler Av. EV 9-4275. Groves. brought around many changes
Furn. new bungalow. 5934 South IBM machines. For instance, prior to 1946 .the
Finston Rd. EV 9-7564. W eat. THE MAIN functions for the Navy didn't actually know how
unit are grading tests from va-
in the service.
For Sale many men were
3-Bdrm. Hse. 4617 Sussex Ave. rious schools, computing final Now, they know where each man

$500 Dwn. Lace. NATTC Galley "' ,' averages, preparing graduation is stationed, what he is doing
3. Avail. 9957. rosters, and processing SeaVey- and what he is capable of doing,

3Bdrm. Hse. 7231 Greenway Dr. ,..._-"" ShorVey cards of all students for The various Personnel Accounting

(Ortega Hills). EV 4-1174/Ext. BuPers. Machine Installations
With the Marines at the Center
keep accurate record of the
376. Cribbs. an
'Ny"' """ '' now being paid by check, the
'W m'i U man's job code, secondary job
ORGANIZED CONFUSION Ray Barton, MAt, Is shownwiring workload has increased 50 percent code, rotation dates, expiration of
the complicated control the IBM machines do all of the
With TheToastmasters panel for tabulator of the enlistment, dependents, plus
Tabulating Machine Unit at NATl'Centtr. This machine Is fed preliminary processing, run pay
other minor items.
cards, and up-to-date rosters with necessary information is re-
turned. The tabulator is the largest of the eight IBM machines lists, punch amounts into the The unit has eight different
at the Center. check, and print the names and kinds of machines which ore

The 45th meeting of MaiNav I needed for this kind of work

Easy 7 Toastmasters was held at More School Largest of these machines is the

the CPO Club on August 29. It Tabulator which tabulates IBM
was called to order by President (Continued from Face 1)) cards, and turns out printed rosters

Harold Heck. A report was givenby Allegheny to Albemarle, east on for all school's and ship's

Roy Suberly on the meetingthat Albemarle to Randolph, south on company personnel.

was held in Dallas, Texas. Randolph to Yorktown, west on THEN, THERE'S the .

Ed Gottleib commenced table Yorktown, to Roosevelt and machine that will punch any
members thence to Venetia School. part of or all of a card, and punch
topics by having the
Duval County School bus No. 91 gv totals extracted from the tabulat-
Personnel Re-
bring up a topic on
leaves Hills SY
the Ortega area ing machine.
lations for the member on his left.
about 0730, proceeding north on Next is the collator, which
Presiding Toastmaster was Jim
I Roosevelt to J. N. C. Stockton ,, t checks the sequence of a file and
Woods and the three speakerswere q
i School, and returning immediately will merge cards into a file and
Harv Ilarmllle.Paul Reeves SI J *r t'a'
for a second trip along the Will select a man's card if he is
and Fred Vinson. Excellent
same route about 0800. qualified for special duties.
speakers all of them.
Dewey Park children attending Alongside the collator is the
General evaluator was John Stockton School take Duval d1r. sorting machine. This machine ..

Susman with Roy Suberly, Bob County School bus No. 81 which arranges cards into any desired

Gellis and Ed Sweeney as individual leaves 120th St. at the regular sequence. For example, alpha

evaluators.The loading zone about 0730, proceeding 7L betize all personnel of one schoolin

next meeting will be heldat east on 120th to Roosevelt vIS, .J.. 505 ,. ) preparation for making a ros-
'"$ "
the CPO Club on Sept. 5 at Blvd., and on to the Stockton '"

1830. School, returning immediately to ""; ;; N t$ ter.NEXT IN line is the interpreter,
make a second trip along the ?$,:444t<; _.{..{".0I ;ce! :t.. .<.4t.2t:, which changes the punches on
F '; 1LZbW 1>1 ,. ,
Irradiated Food same route. Another bus leaves the cards into printed matter. The
the regular loading zone about TEACIIERS DELIGHT The Tabulating Machine Unit playsan card punching machine is next
important role in functions of NATTCenttr. Among main duties
0730. of the unit is the grading of tests from various Center schools. which transcribes records into
Next For Chow?
RETl'RN TRIPS are made at Shown here is Loren Venable, MA3, electronically grading test punch cards, retaining personnel
the close of school hours. papers with the highly sensitive test grading mach ne. information. The punched card is
u. S. troops will be introduced the basis of the automatic
The St. Johns Country Day accounting
(to the Army's experimental irradiated School bus enters the Main Gate system.
foods this winter in ac- about 0745.Children. Defense Urges Servicemen To Probably the most complicated

ceptance tests at Ft. Lee, Va., din- at NAS Cecil attend- machine at the unit is the cal

ing halls. ing the St. Johns Day School are Policies 'Out Of Waiver' culating punch. This machine
The trial is expected to dem- transported by Navy school bus Take adds, subtracts, multiplies and

onstrate that foodstuffs preservedby to the intersection of AlleghenyRd. divides. It is used to compute
Servicemen with in-service life insurance still under waiver
ironizing radiation are palat- and Yorktown where they final averages and class stand
I have again been urged to start paying premiums by a Department of I
able and acceptable to soldiers. the school bus.
are picked up by Defense letter, according to The Navy Times. I ings.And
The initial test will be con. The school bus returns all chil- finally, the most used ma-
tined to a single irradiated item, dren to the same intersection Assistant Defense Secretary W. under waiver, according to fran- chine is the test scoring machines -

which will be served several where a Cecil Field Navy bus H. Francis Jr., said in a letter to cis, but the big remainder" which grade tests given et

times during a 30-day period as transports> Cecil children to the each of the branches of the serv- should be modified so that in the the Center.

part of the regular meal. The orginal starting point. ice, that 200,000 to 250,000 servicemen event of the death of the policy .

same dish also will be on the hold such policies but holders their dependents wouldbe Lost Umbrella, belonging to

I menu several times during the Teacher: "What do bats do in have not taken them "out from' eligible for the more liberal a young lady with a bone handle

month in non-irradiated form. the winter?" under waiver" of premium, the- compensation and indemnity pay- and cracked rib.

The 300 troops in the test will McCaffrey: "Split, if you don't Times said. ments."

not be told when the preserved oil them.. Some policies should continue! He was referring to benefits i

version is being served so that under the new survivor benefitslaw

they will make an impartial r iiwI which are considerably

choice. (AFPS) Lxr; *. .. e : 3 greater, in most cases, than those
payable under the old system,

Navy Economy which is what-would be payablein -
cases where the policies have

(Continued from Page Hated not been removed from waiver.

service requirement. Personnel should consult their

THE PRIMARY reason for the Yti ( 4' 2: insurance or personnel officers

change in the flight training program \ ; about removing the waiver of
is to give the Navy a greater premium.
return for the costly training. The 9 '

Navy said the increased active Lcdr. Strader Leaves .

duty obligation will improve the NATTC Supply Post r :
readiness of Naval aviation.
The Navy has decided not to Lcdr Walter Strader was de-
d tached from NATTCenter Satur-
enlist any men from the low
mental group IV for the rest of day and has been ordered to re-

the calendar year. Recruiters .5, 6A port to Commander in Chief,
United Nations Command for
have been told to concentrate on .
high school graduates and men duty on his joint staff, locatedat

who had an Armed Forces Qualification t Seoul, Korea.

Test score of at least 51. \ Lcdr. Strader reported aboard
,, the Center in June 1954, and has
During September, the Navy Y a '. 4,. 1iiIo6J: { _
plans to recruit 7,000 men with _.. __..... __............____ ., f<'M '( ... floliH.lIARINES ,. ........""" '.'-. served in'the capacity of Supply BEAUTY REST Starlet

another 6,000 enlisting in Octo- COMMENDED Three Marines from the NAS lax Officer Toni King adds more beauty to
ber, 4,000 in November and 2,500in Marine Barracks were commended recently for their part in the < the opening of the 37th Inter
speedy apprehension of an escaped prisoner, August 15. They are, A hurricane's winds and clouds national Beauty Show In New
December. left to right, Pfc. Arthur Bradford, M/Sft Anthony Cocco and Cpl. will extend up to 40-60 thousand York More than 25,000 hair
Eugene Oslck. Osick, as Corporal of the Guard, took preliminary dressers from all over the world
feet acording to records of the
Average size of a hurricane'sVye" charge of the Main Gate until arrival of Sfft. Cocco, while Bradford attended the four-day show
i> 14 miles in diameter. was Instrumental In capturing' the prisoner Navy's Hurricane Hunters which' ended recently,

4. JAX AIR NEWS 5 Sept. 1957

Two Tourneys HighlightNAS indIM

I Keg[ Circuit

Holiday Golf Scene Awaits BellThe

. I Two tournaments highlighted the holiday weekend at the NAS 1 b Fall edition of Mainside't
Jax golf course last week.
intramural bowling program it
"Ace" Johnson won the Point
the week for his outstanding performance scheduled to get underway Sept.
System Tournament Saturday by
9 with 26 teams to
in both tournaments. In ready go.
racking up 37 points. Bob White
took second place with 36 points addition, he shot a low 74 Sunday. The 1957 Spring champion VP-

while John Van Vactor and Red Golf shop gift certificates were 18, and last Falls' winner, FAW-

Westmoreland both ended play I awarded the 1st, 2nd and 3rd 11, are among those awaiting the

with 34 points to tie for third I places in each tourney. go-ahead signal.

place honors. The regular weekend Blind Others signed up are: NARTU,

IN THIS TYPE tourney, one Bogey will be held Saturday, a f VAIT2FAWH, VP-18, Fasron

point is awarded for each Bogey, 50 cents entry fee is required of s 8 I, .Supply, Dispensary, two VFP-

two points for each Par, three each contestant. 62 teams, Operations, five VW-4

points for each Birdie and four A Boys Tournament will be 1YYRk, squads, VA-176 "E", VA-176 0",
points for each Eagle. held Sunday at the station course. 4M y Communications, Fasron 109, 0 &

Westmoreland took top honorsin Ages seven and under will play } .." R, Hospital, Waves, Dental and t

the Labor Day Flag Tourna- the inside five of the front nine. newcomer VAP-62,

ment when he finished one foot Ages 7 through 11 will play the BLAST OUT Might be the inquisitive thought expressed Via a 14-1 vote, handicap bowl-
from the number 18 pin. Johnson front nine. Ages 12 and over will by Stare Dobson member of. VW-4's No. intramural gelt team Jig returns this Fall.Week's .
finished 170 yards off the 18th play eighteen. Prizes will be entered in the current Mainside race. Dobson scratches his pateto
figure out the best of the shot from
way playing the trap
awarded for 1st and 2nd in
tee for second Ross Miles places
place. Smiling teammates are, Prank Prtro, left (kneeling) and J. D.
and R. B. Stamatis holed out each group, 50 cents entry fee. Wooten, middle. MainsideIM

number 17 to share third place.

Each player was allowed a cer- Mainside 'T ollch' Golf Slate

tain number of strokes (par plus !

%) of handicap), the player who JAX AIR Rules Front VAP-452. Vi'IP.JJ.NARTU... f 1 1440Hop.
has used all his strokes and is 'SPORTS ChangedMainside's VA101 Vi VW-4 n IDS
Back VFP- :2 'A vt FAKTU 1440
farthest around the course is the intramural touch- VFP-6J: '8' vi FAW-U 1VO
winner. NEWSFlorida I Oper. vi Fasron 109 1540
,: football organizational meeting I Sept.
TilE IIANDICAP vs Par Tour- Front VP-18 vi Easton 109 1440
last Friday, brought about at #2 1510
nament scheduled for Sunday was least one sharp change in rules. i I PnVAYV4 FAVV.ll 1540
Back VA-104 vi NARTU 1440
called off when only seven people During the two-hour meeting, VW-4 tl vi VF'-62 'B' 1510

entered. Nimrod Season few rules governing the programof \ Hap v. VAP-62. 11 1540Sept.

Johnson was voted player of the past eight years went un ,, Front Hoip. vi VFP-2 'n' 1440VA104
< vi VW-4 tl 1510
challenged.The i VAPw FAI-rTU: 1540
Raises Lid Sept. 20The "flag-tackle" system, in 1 Back Oner VF'P-62'A', vi NARTU va Fasron 109 1510 1440

use over the past eight years, was V1M8 Vi VW-4. it 1540
.. thrown out in favor of two-hand -*
M lid is set-to be lifted on the 1957-58 Florida hunting
touch because it "lessens in-
season on Friday, Sept. 20, when the marsh hen shooting period juries," and the flag system "de- Pendergras Cops
begins, according to the State Game and Fresh Waterish tracted
from the game of foot-
? Commission. ball." Gulf States Open

Marsh hen season extends waterfowl hunting, a Federal Other than the change in form

through Nov. 24 and hunting is Duck Stamp must be possessedby of "tackle," NCAA rules will ap Scattergun Title

permitted every day during the the hunter, in addition to his ply with modifications as neces
,open stretch. state license. sary for a "touch" game. The Gulf States Open Skeel

(1: :. 4Hazlc Championship, held at Biloxi,
T DAILY BAG limit is 15 with a
Miss., over the holiday weekend,
possession limit of two days catchof Played Here
30 birds. VFP-62 7T Lone was taken by storm in the personof

1. :K Bob Hazle, who's hitting home whirlwind skeet ace, Ken Pen
i The migratory waterfowl hunting IM Golf Leader runs for Milwaukee these days, dergras of Jax Navy.

The air was filled with arrows season opens Saturday, Nov. The Mainside IntramuralGolf did likewise against the McCaf- The VW-4 chief captured the

last Sunday, when the Jax Bow- 23, closing on Jan. 15. Hunting is League moved into it's frey team of 1953. High Over-All Championship, a

hunters held their all day invila permitted every day throughoutthe second week's play with VFP- Hazle with Fort Jackson at the composite of all four events,

tional shoot at their range. season. 62 "B" remaining the only undefeated time, blasted three in successionout breaking 386 of a possible 400.
With teams from Georgia and of Mason Field In the four events comprising
This type hunting is controlledby club in the loop. confines as
Florida participating in the the U. S. Fish and Wildlife In the week's play, Fasron Jax Navy fell, 51. the big championship which he
shoot, shooting in seven divisions, --a.. won, the Hurricane Hunter tied
Service. Florida hunters are ex- 109 defeated
Hospital, 6-3; VP-
the Jax Navy Freelance Bow- Officer's Wives BowlAll for championships in the .28
pected to benefit this season "B "
18 lost to VFP-62 6-3 Op
hunters took top honors in one AA
shoot with 72x75
gauge a : and
from concession offered by the Navy Officers' Wives inter-
a erations upended FAETU, 6%-
division and second place in an in
.12 AA
other. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2; VA-104 beat FAW-11, 5-4 ested in bowling in the fall gauge competition,
while VFP-62 "A" defeated league should come out Sept. 9, firing a 148x150.
DUE TO increase in the
Winners in the divisions were an
; VW-4 II by the same score. at 1915 at the NATTCenter bowl Pendergras captured runner-up
1st, John Bond, Daytona; 2nd, American and red-breasted mer- ing Alley. positions in the other two events,
Ken Hoce, Jax Bowhunters; 3rd, ganser ducks, the hunter will be MARTD dropped from the This is an important session knocking out 69 of 75 in the .410

Art Tew, Daytona; 4th, Dan Had permitted a kill of these speciesof league with VAP-62 taking its since each one must bowl three gauge AA shoot, and breaking 73

den, Jax Bowhunters, with Jerry five a day and have 10 in his place. games to obtain an average. of 75 in the .20 gauge AA compe-
Pionessa of the Jax Navy Free possession.
., .
lancers taking second place hon Migratory waterfowl includesthe i S' {r',! f >: :ir \ H?|; %i|

ors; 6th, Ernestine Stone, Jax various species of ducks, I tition.AFPS

Bowhunters; 6th, Stella Tew,, geese and coots. S :. --r : SPORTS
Daytona, and 7th, Rose Weatherby I/; -- -
The regular duck bag limit is t : -
Jax Navy Freelancers.
four a day, including one wood RoundupAmerican
Art Tew of Daytona captured
duck and a possession limit of
the trophy for having the high eight, including two wood ducks. track and field

point total for the day, shooting Coots will be limited to 10 for AtA, squads, bolstered by several serv-

a big 760. both daily bag and possessiontotals. ice athletes, continue "moppingup

The Freelancers will hold an operations" in the European

all day invitational next Sunday, meets. Tom Courtney, the Army's
Florida hunting licenses are on
starting at 0930. The morning Olympic 800-meter
sale at Special Services. When _
shoot will feature the "new ---p-p.hNy posted a 1:50.5: effort at that distance -
broadhead round" using real for a winning effort in an
broadhead arrows. This Thing's Boiler international meet at Stockholm,

The afternoon affair will also Sweden. In the same meet, Ma-
shobt the "new broadhead Than A HOHSO MaidA rine Josh Culbreath won the 400-

round," but will use the field new item for the kitchen meter hurdles* in 0:51.9: and at

arrows. Bremen, Germany, Al Hall, USA;
which can bake, stew, deep fry,
-t refrigerate and pressure cook, claimed a hammer throw victory

Dodgers Are Foes In has been developed by the Navy's with a heave of 202'11".

Research and Development Facility Louis Davis Jr., IIq., Berlin
Braves Final StandThe at Bayonne, N. J. '. Command, took top amateur

Jacksonville Braves face honors in the German Open golf
Called the Unimike (UnIversal
the Macon Dodgers in a three tournament at Koln with a 72-
Mixer-Kettle), this do-it-all will,
game stand starting tomorrow in hole total of 296 s. Don Lange,
given a peck of potatoes, peel,
what will probably be the final cook and mash them, then hold PISTOL CHAMPION Gen. Floyd Parks, USA (Ret.), presentS recent transferee to San Diego
baseball series of the year at the W. II. Mellon, ADI, of NAS Jax with the Orton Trophy following MCRD, never played high school
new ball park. them either hot or chilled until completion of pistol competition at the National Rifle and basketball but was named to an

Games tomorrow and Saturday used. Pistol Matches at Camp Perry, Ohio. Mellon, a small arms Instructor All-American five in his last two
at NAS Jax, won the trophy after copping the .45 caliber
begin at 2000 while Sunday's The machine occupies only 28 individual pistol championship. More than 5,000 outstanding civilian years at Annapolis and won All-
final game is, set for a 1500 start square inches of floor space. and military shooters were entered in the Nattynals. Marine horrors in '55 and '53.Pago .