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GlV, i To Begin Oct. 7

Map Plans For Annualtr

Chest-United rive

The Navy-Duval Steering Committee, composed of l'l'P-|
resentatives :from 10 Naval activities in the Jacksonvillearea

gathered last Friday to map plans for the annual Com

munity Chest-United Fund Drive.

Third in a series of three fund
des, Care and Crusade for Free-
raising campaigns held for local
dom was conducted in March-
,Navy activities in 1957, the
April, while the drive for Navy
Navy's participation in this

; .... ;- ...w..__ ... __ ....................... ..,...."". ..._-- _.- ... year's Community Chest drive Relief was held during May-June.

PLAN CHEST-UNITED DRIVE Navy-Duval Steering: Committee members hearken as cochairman will begin Oct. 7 and close Nov. 8. A total of $10,024 was collected -

I Charles Hart briefs the group on preliminary plans and displays one of the official posters to I I A COMBINED APPEAL FOR during the Health Drive;
be used during: the campaign. Military and civilian personnel of some 10 Navy units in the Jacksonville $4,082 for Care and Crusade for
area will participate in the Community Chest-United Fund drive, which starts Oct. 7. funds by National Health Agen- Freedom; and $5,519 for Navy

Relief. Military and civilian per

sonnel participated in the fiist t

drive, while the Navy Relief

Jf1X Drive was held for military per-

sonnel only.

To be conducted in line with

w instructions as outlined in the

President's Approved Policy and

Program of Fund Raising Within

VOL-15 No. 23 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Fla. 12 Sept. 1957- : Federal Establishment, the CC.,
UF will be seeking donation

..."" roT .. from both military and civilian

Shots For Chief 'Sirick' personnel %

BASE ON 'TilE theme of

1 Ends 20-Yr. "True Voluntary Giving," All

Asian Flu solicitations in the drive will be

Naval CareerA conducted through the mediumof
key men. Contributors to the

Here SoonVaccine retirement ceremony held for campaign can give cash dona-
.. I
Robert Strickland, ADCAP) last tions, or if they wish, can exercise

to combat an expected \tt Friday at the NAS Jax Adminis their option to keep gifts
epidemic of Asian flu \: tration Building brought to ''a confidential. The latter may be

will be made available for !.. close a 20-year "up and down" permitted to place their contribu

worldwide 1 distribution to Naval career tions in scaled envelopes, can

Naval :forces late this month. The "up" portion of Strick even designate agencies of their
t 4p choice, and either mall their
Arrangements are currently be- land's career applies to the years I
ing made by the NAS Jax Dis- he has been a qualified pilot. contributions direct to the Com-

pensary for innoculation of all 1 The "down" part applies to munity Chest or return them to

v three he put in as diver the key men.Details .
eligible military personnel and +L+oYYx years
dependents in this area. ',..'.3 .. "."CY'Mtdr >a wa::. .y first class following his.: enlistment of the campaign will lw

Immunization will be mandatory in 1937. announced later.

for all military personnel, HE HAS SERVED aboard four

but voluntary for dependents and ships, the USS Argonne, Pecas,
,.< w... .........."..\, ,.,.,,. "1'-:; Detachment
retired personnel.It Papa and Perch, and has served

will also be voluntary for VETERAN CHIEF PIPED OVER E. II. Revls, BMC, (top, i with squadrons VP-25, VPMS-3, Sack From IcelandLast
right) piped Robert Strickland, ADCAP) (center 'over the side'
patients when recommended by ) Fasron' 115, and Fasron 2. week the P2V Neptune
medical officer. last Friday following his retirement after 20 years Naval service
Serving; as side boys are, (clockwise starting; at bottom left) Pete Strickland was commissioned planes of Patrol Squadron
Initial limited supplies will Sizemore Jr., ADCAP); Lcdr. J. It. Klockenkemper' ; Comdr. II. It. Ensign in 1942 following flight Five's Iceland detachment returned -

govern first use of the vaccine, Riveland; Strickland; D. M. Thompson, AOC; N. A. Cox, ADCAP), training at Pensacola, Fla., and to Jax NAS. This detachment -
and Lcdr. R. J. Scott.Foreign.
however ample supplies for a sec
later promoted to lieutenant, constitutes half of
ond booster dose are expected to WWII he the
junior grade. Following squadron's strength.
be available in mid-November. returned to his recent status
Officers Begin as Their return marks the com-
Routine immunization of children
chief. pletion of a five month tour of
under age six is not recommended
Assigned to Operations Depart-
duty at Keflavik, Iceland for
because of the high ment at NAS Jax for the past the officers and men aboard.

reaction rate in the age group. Studies At A0(0)( ) SchoolThe year and a half as aviation pilot, While in Iceland, the squadron
Persons with a clear history of he assisted in search and rescue conducted antisubmarine
sensitivity to eggs, chickens, or work.
warfare flights and other reconnaissance -
Aviation Ordnance Of-
feathers should also avoid im-
lems. COMDR. L. B. Williamson, act missions.
ficers School at NATTCenterhas
munization. Upon completion of instructionat ing NAS Jax executive officer,
taken VP-5 commanded Comdr.
on an appearance by
the Center will returnto handed Strickland his orders ina
with a foreign flair as three Edgar Coonrod, is one of three
Honors Go Naval officers from threecountries their respective countries brief ceremony, and Comdr. AEW patrol squadrons attached -
where they will serve in the capacity Charles Daumeister of the Op-
have arrived for to FAW-11 at NAS Jax.
as instructors. (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 5)
duty under instruction.It .
To FourSquadrons
also marks the first time that

officers from these countries have

received instructions at the Cen ,
:: 4
of on kAgK dL 1s r
Four NAS Jacksonville-based ter.The ., : .-
newly arrived students arc'Lt. ;;
squadrons have been selected to ,. .,( r'r
Abel Duranoma of the Cuban qF
receive the Chief of Naval Operations -::
Annual Aviation Safety Navy; Ltjg( ) Horst Ludwig, Ger- 'Ir;" ..s i
man Navy and Ltjg( ) Alberto *
Award, it has been announced.The .
Giambruno, Uruguayan Navy.
coveted award, given to the
During the 10-week course, the
squadron with the highest safety
officers will.have studies in avia-
record squadrons of its \k (
among :
tion supply systems, basic electricity :: ; ...
class, is awarded to both Pacific
ordnance supervision, ordnance /
and Atlantic fleet squadrons. v/
administration, publica-
Jacksonville units to receive tions and documents, fire control, ... jrA _
this year's CNO Aviation Safety munitions, aerial mines, aircraft _
Award are Fighter Squadron 171, ____
guns, foresighting, turrets and operational
Attack Squadron 15, Heavy Attack .
Squadron One, and Patrol ter'
addition to the class room
Squadron Five. studies, the students will be takenon
Fighter Squadron 171, commanded .
field trips to various air sta. is i\
by Comdr. William Lali- :
tions for actual operational probe! 1-7
berto, is presently aboard the

carrier USS Ii'. D. Roosevelt in s \ F "
BC-BS Payments Due .. ... G
the :Mediterranean. Although a --- ---- -- ------- "'

unit of CAG-1 which is NAS Blue Cross-Blue Shield policy THREE COUNTRIES CONVERGE O. E. Davis, AOC, Instructor at the Aviation Ordnance Of.
Cecil Field-based, VA-15 is cur members are reminded that I fleer School at N All'Center, points out things ot interest to three foreign officers now attending
rently based at NAS Jax and isPlease ; monthly payments are due Sept. the AOO( ) School Pictured left to right, are Davis, Lt. Abel Duranona of the Cuban Nary, Ltjc( )
I i Alberto Glambruno of Uruguayan Navy and Ltjg( ) Hont L u d wi r West German Navy This.
( ': tuni to Page 8, Cot :5 j) 16-17. marks the first time that !student' from' these countries have (attended schools at to..1 Center" ,


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Pago 2 JAX AIR NEWS 12S ept. 1957

._.... ..__... _..... ._.__....

New Attendance I

J11 wRwxnIj1r4Ij8

Record Set At

hed every Thursday for Navy and Marine activities at Naval Air Saints' SSAll
Station Jacksonville, .'111. All

NAS.. i Jacka.avUle
Comdr. Robert H. Smith ..........._.-...._.__.___ ._.......... Commanding Officer Saints' Chapel's Protestant
(,;umdr, 1. H. Williamson _........__.......___.___........___..._.._ Executive Officer
-Tleet Air J ck..nvlile Sunday School established a new

Rear Adm. Wendell G. Switzer ?.,_.. ,,,. ? ...___ Commander attendance record last Sunday
Capt. S. :&: Scarcy, Jr. ....__ Chlel oX Staff
Fief Air wing linn with 391 persons attending. Goalof 1" .. .x
Cart. Sidney S. Lawrence _.. Commander at- .r..r.r .
Capt.: T. S. While _._..........................._.._.........................._......_.__...... Chief/ of Stiff the Sunday School is an
Naval l Air Technical TralDlq ('ntr tendance of 500 by Christmas.
Capt. Charles I* Moore, Jr. L Commanding Officer
Comdr. Wilfied E. Flcshmon KxccuUv Officer Registration continues during

Naval Hospital this month. So far, about 250 are
Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl Commanding Officer
Opt llarcy Shupp .,?,.,. ,.._ Uxecullve: Officer registered. Please be sure you
KABTU have filled out a registration card
Capt. Normnn O. Anderson Commanding Officer
Comdr. William E. Hardy .ccuUvc Officer for your children this fall.

Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville Floridaat Since the Sunday School is
no expense to the goveinrnent and compliance with NAVI3COS P-35. Kcv. it is more teachersand
Nov. 1M5. Distributed free of to military and civilian personnel of growing as ,
Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical TraIning Center workers are urgently needed. '
Kleet Air Wlntf/ 11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval' ::
1I0001'ltal. There are many ways your help ,.'d" K't

Service Information Officer..?.....?........._.......If AT. J. F. Klrkllghtcr Jr. could be used. If you can't teach
Managing Editor Andrew II. Plancy
full time, you can help by beinga
Assistant Editor Cordon Robbie; Staff Reporters hay Sutton; Jack :
Holmes, 1111; l.vnn Weldnuin. JO3; John Isbell, JOSN; IJt-n Sylar, SN; substitute.The \ f'
Ifhj Ills Fletcher:1 Staff Photographer Tom Humphreys. AN.
teachers in the
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces: Press Service Material _,_,_ ,_.,'..:- ,ij.__'n.",:._.. :"'h: .__
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing 1 credit Is tfvrn. Photo- Primary department want
aiaphs. unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy photographs. VA-176 SKIPPER RAISED Comdr. Scott
classroom assistants. Pianists Cummins .
Editorial offices! locate In Room 230, Main Admlnlstiatlon Duildtng. Phone are V17 .\
extensions 8164 8346 272 or 216. needed.If commanding: officer, was surprised recently by officers <>f the)
squadron upon his promotion to Commander. Here the skipper,
you are willing to help in left is shown the "scrambled
Not Shelved Permanently ( ) receiving eggs" cap that goes with
any way, please call Chaplain his rank from Lcdr. Bill Tobin. The cap is a bit unusual, however.
Bartlett at extension 8479 or at with its white top adorned with two international orange thunder

home EV 9-7914. bolts, the squadron symbol.
Views ---
Defense Dept. ExplainedOn .

New York, Wisconsin Fasron 6, VP-18 VFP-62 Report

Lads Share AE Honor ,
Proposed Pay ProgramThe

Pic. Guy Kerridge of Rochester, i
Scouting Squadrons
Cordiner Committee proposals, endorsed when the studywas N. Y., and Pfc. Richard Clarke, of

released early this year, have not been shelved permanently by Madison- Wis.-, shared top- honors
in last week's graduation at Aviation Fasron 6
the Defense Department.
Mameckc ATAN John
; Hernuk
Electrician's Mate School Last Thursday morning Chief
Savings accruing to the militaryby sidered for FY 1959. Class A at NATTCenter. Aviation Ordnance Maintenance PN3; Roy Fowler Jr., AE3: ; An-

adoption of its recommendations thony DePaola, AMII3 and John
Clarke who entered the servicein Technician W3, Ernest Eubanks
have been estimated by the The Assistant Secretary of Defense Holic, ADJ3.
Oct 1956 has been ordered to inspected the men of Fasron Six.
committee at $5 billion by 1962. (Manpower, Personnel and The best of luck to all of them
El Toro, Calif., while Kerridge, CWO Eubanks is retiring after 30
THE ANTICIPATED savings Reserve), William Francis Jr., is in their new civilian status
be realized .. who joined the Marines in Aug. years of active duty.A .
would primarily a *
following the desire of the Presi-
and 956 has been ordered to Hawaii. cocktail party was held in his
cuts in cost -
through personnel
dent indicated in I VP-18
a recent press .
bet- honor at the "O" Club on
for training
replacement conference statement that the More than 1,000 vacuum tubes! Wednesday evening. VP-18 is now sharing hdlf ,i i

modern ter maintenance and of complicated equipment Cordiner report is "a fine basis costing from 58 cents to $681 A- welcome aboard has been ex- hanger 124 with VP-5. During th.

weapons for study for future action." I each used in past several weeks
are a jet bomber. tended Fasron Six there ha
and the retention of highly qualified I by to Ltjg( )
been a great deal of and
John Udall who aboard
servicemen for more efficient r.e -- ii
forces. SI' from NAS, Cabaniss Field, Cor- adjusting going on to make ruom
kww for the newly arrived squadron,
It's understood Defense did not pus Christi, Tex.
Every effort was made to 1\. <
make a bid to Congress for the Also to David Dhayer, AKAN, p
the two squadrons as ,.i-
complete Cordiner "package" this from NATTC Jacksonville; R "b-
year as a matter of "pocketbook" ert Brown, AN, from the USS
During the next two rnorl1h-
arithmetic, a calculation most Saipan (CVL-48)) ; David Hubka,
C. VP-18 will be receiving *p-
businesses as well as individualsmust < Y rb Y '1 AN, from Naples, Italy; and

consider before making a Jam e s Powell, GFAN, from proximately forty new nut.
; t
mostly AA's and AN's.The .
big purchase.The NATTC, Memphis, Tenn.
following men reported 'I.
problem is as simple as
Woodruff Reynolds, AKC, has VP-18 this week: R. J. MOI.-h
that of the fellow who suddenly been
discovers he's spending too much at.,vc ? eI to the USS Lake SN; B. Brown, AN; W. B Roe<
(CVS-39)). Robert
money for taxi fares and decides man, AA; L. Richardson, AA
PN3, was transferred to
F. D. Gricsmen
to buy an automobile for long- ,
the USS Des Moines (CA-134)). *
range economy.

THE IDEA is fine providing To Argentia, Newfoundland,

he has the down payment for went Charles Swenson, AK2. Wil-

the kPb-; la1t : lam Smith, AN, was transferred Squadron personnel ic pom I.
to the call for blood !t''
to the USS recent
The situation with reference to w I (AV-3)).
Because of contributing 37 pints to the J the
success the
sweeping changes in the militarypay
last picnic Fasron Six had at sonville Blood Bank
structure is similar. Defense
ucdr. Norman Free's Del.l, :,.
determined that the 1958 budget Kingsley Beach, another was held "

would allow only term retention i' last Thursday. Some reports give ment 43-57 aboard the USS S.,,i ...

evidence of even greater toga and Lcdr. Ray DcPaul' i Df'
payments to reserve officers ___nn__. ,__,_._ ,___- success. l SS
1flrclHrc( pt s. Grady Carter AM3 tachment 33-57 aboard the
plus a proficiency pay plan for Ronald
certain enlisted personnel.This knowledges RETIRES final AFTER salutes 30 -of C\VO Capt. William Charles Williams L. (renter)ac.. Brand, AN, Joseph Shultz, AN, Intrepid are preparing for 11)-t

Jr., NATT- .
Billy Arnold NATO forthl'" '
AN exercises
Center Albert soon
proficiency pay provisionwill commanding officer, and fellow Warrant Officers as he Baker,
authorize the separate services was piped over the side at ceremonies held recently. CWO WiN AN, Edward Freer, AN; and .
Hams is completing: 30 years active duty. A chief Johnnie Gibson AN
gunner, ,
to give one or two pay-grade avaistant training officer at Aviation Storekeeper School atMne? from were released -

advances in E34 and E-5 with or his retirement.Comdr. active naval service. Officers Can't Collect

one step up to the E-7 level for -- Last Wednesday, the Fasron Six

E-6's. I New Arctic communications office held a For On-Duty Speech
Mills New Channel
party for Robert Mc- Officers who make sped"n-,
directive implementing
CA G-3 SkipperA Carrick, TE3, who is while official orders m>
I Charted leaving the on
the plan is expected to By ice Ship
come later this month. change of command cere- From what we hear, it not accept money or gifts :.1'-
A new deep water was a rousing G'' 'I'<
Meanwhile, Defense Dept. cuts mony took place yesterday at ice-free success. cording to the Controller

to get spending within reach of a 0900 in Hangar 13, NAS Cecil Northwest Passage was charted Fasron Six would like to welcome eral.

pared-down 1958 budget do not Field, when Comdr. Richard recently by the Canadian Arctic aboard Robert Hamman, In ruling on the cast.made b,

Mills patrol ship HMCS Labrador that AN, who comes from the USS -
reflect any move to pigeonholethe relieved Comdr. Marvin it clear that earnings

Cordiner suggestions.Work Barnett as Commander, Car- may make supplying the far Saipan. ccivcd in addition to rcgu .II
rier Air north bases of the Distant i Other men transferred .!M
Early while
on the 1959 budget begins Group Three. i recently compensation carry

this month. With emphasison Comdr. Mills, from Dallas, Warning Line safer and easier. the include Cliford Hagen, CS3, to out official duties must bi

economy, there is fair pos- Tex., wears the Navy Cross, The discovery came shortly AN USS Furse; John Molchan, turned over to the U.S. TI''';"-

sibility that additional Cordiner DFC, Bronze Star with Combat after ice had seriously: : damaged to AirSron 32 at Quonset sury's general funds icccip'

recommendations could be con- V, Air Medal with three Navy and Coast Guard breakers to Point, n. I.; Lloyd Applegate, AN, He added that since the ofcer

stars, and the Presidental Unit Edisto and Westwind as they attempted the USS Albemarle; Addison was on an assignment ai!'"
She: "Well, what excuse do to load Combe, A01 to -
Citation with two stars. He re- Military Sea VA-86, and had been detached from regular
you have for coming home this Transport Service David Charles, A01 to entitled II''
ported aboard from officer supply ships VF-61 duties, he was
hour of the night?" personnel section of BuPers. to the DEW line bases. Fasron 6 has discharged 13 morem' the usual travel and subsi' '

lie: "Well, I was playing golf men inCluding(
The new channel is through the Guy Clark, AN ance allowances.
with some friends, and = Reck -
Bellot DM3
Strait, and is said ; Linsey Lips-
She: "At 2 A-MI" The two most important char- to be comb, ADR3 '
; 1111'
deeper '
wider, straighter: Horn, AK3; The submarines, Nautilus
lie: "Sure, we were using night acteristics of naval and Robert Ruff
power are its safer than ADR3 "
previously harlod ; William eawolf, are paving the way
clubs. mobility and versatility. channels. Dawson nI, ADJAN of
Faulkner ; Jimmy nuclear powered ships

ADMAN; Richard 1 Javy.i .


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1957 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

mmJ'l'bandar II Here's Way To Replace Old Medals I.II III Naval Assist PersonnelCan US

Sept. 12 Lost any medals lately? commanding officer. Medals lost,I Second class petty officers are

Mainside Back From The If you have, and you're a chief destroyed or rendered unfit for required to have their medals by Foreign RelationsAttention
Dead (horror) with Peggie Castle use, without fault or negligenceon
petty officer, BuPers Notice 1020 July 1, 1958; third class by Janu-
and Arthur Frantz. Also BeautyOr the put of the person to whom of all Naval and Ma-
of June 25 1957 ouUines how 1, 1959; and non-rated personnel -
Beach. you awarded, will be replaced with- I ary rine Corps personnel, militaryand

NATTCenter Sea Wife (color can get replacements which you out charge. by July 1, 1959. civilian, i is directed to Presi-

drama) with Joan Collins and must have now for formal oc Medals lost for other reasons Medals are now being worn by dent Eisenhower's "People To

Richard Burton Also Beaver casions.: wLl be paid for by the person enlisted personnel on all occa- People Program" in which the

Trouble. First class petty officers must losing them. Costs range from sions, officers are required to Navy and Marines have a significant -

Hospital Pawnee (color have any medals they are entitledto $4.50 for the Legion of Merit (Degree wear medals and swords, following participating responsibility.

western) with George Montgomery wear by January I, 1958. of Legionnaire) to $1 for the recommendation of the Purpose of the program is to

and Lola Albright. Also Application for replacement of the second Nicaraguan Campaign Permanent Naval Uniform Board give people of other countries a

Helpful Genii. medals should be made to the Medal. and approved by SccNav, better understanding of our

Friday, Sept. 13 American' way of life our

Mainside Love In The After- Office Forms peaceful aspirations and devotionto
.. freedom and justice for all and
noon (comedy drama) with Gary ,
Cooper and Audrey Hepburn. I ,. .\..f. at the same time, generate within -
Seminar Here < 1 ourselves greater understanding
NATTCenter Back From The '. '
Dead. Beauty Or Beach. ''' 'y' : of the way of life of foreign
\ ii .... '
: peoples with whom we come in
Hospital Sea Wife. Beaver Well AttendedA ; .
Trouble. ., ,,,/ ,. it' contact.
Saturday, Sept. 11 seminar on the use of modern t j; : ,J""ii Forty national committees including -

Mainside Let's Be Happy' techniques of preparing copy, the Armed Forces Peo-
(color musical) with Vera Ellen I masters, and stencils for duplicat. : :\i : ple-To-People Committee, are

and Tony Martin.NATTCenter ing and printing was held at the ... "Jt;, currently initiating efforts in this
Love In The O & R Auditorium last Friday, W r .; '; a r+ r; program in the interest of world

Afternoon. under sponsorship of the Publica- ; peace.In .

Hospital Back From The' tions Division, Administrative Of. view of the fact that world

Dead. Beauty Or Beach. fice, Navy Department. peace may depend upon the effectiveness -

Kiddies Matinee Wells Fargo Training was provided to some of this program, full

(western) with Rocky Lane. Also 140 military and civilian person. cooperation and promotion of

Kitty Cornered and Goofy Goofy nel of commands in the Florida such program by all levels of

Gander. area, with the goal of attaining command in the U. S. and over-

Sunday, Sept. 15 better duplicated and printed seas, ashore and afloat, is vitally
Mainside Men In War (dra- copies for all activities. L .. ,'", !\ ; ,- ,; ;l., important.It .

) with Aldo divided into is desired to dissipate the
ma Ray and Robert Training sessions NAMES IN TUB!; NEWS Three members of New England's76th
Ryan. morning and afternoon, lasted Infantry Division of the National Guard have names well- false ideas relative to this coun-
NATTCenter Let's Be Hap- three hours each and included known to servke paymasters. They are, left to right: Capt. Robert try which are now abroad in the
actual demonstrations of work F.. Lee, Bennlngton, Vt.; Lt. Davy Crockett, Hockport. Me., and Ffc.George world.
py.Hospital Washington, Kangely, Me. The division' recently went .
Love In The Afternoon produced by offset, mimeograph,
through a two-week training period at Camp Drum, N, Y.
and spirit-azograph equipment.On BLOOD

Monday, Sept. 16 hand to conduct the train- I DONOR

Mainside Monkey On My' ing sessions were Hoyle Chancellor 1957 Congress Session Was

Back (melodrama) with Cameron representative of ComSix; r4

Mitchell and Dianne Foster. Also Emmett Glasgow, director Branch
Homesteader Droopy.NATTCentcr Publications-Printing Office, located Bad For Service Pay Matters"Economy

Men In War. at NAS Jax; Fred Klocken-

Hospital Let's Be Happy brink, Addressograph-Multigraph year" on Capitol Hill saw service pay bills get nowhere 'YiwtoI

Tuesday, Sept. 17 Corp.; and Florence Raye and during the first session of the 85th Congress.

Mainside Quantex (color Donald Anderson, of A B. Dick Next year it is hoped things will be different.

western) with Fred McMurrayand Slated for early 1958, the Sten- ?
Dorothy Malone. Also Mel Co.While the seminar covered nis subcommittee will make a tion increase, the substandard I
bourne, Olympic City. thoroughly the preparation of housing bill, and a simple exten-
pay study. sion of federal school aid to de
NATTCenter Monkey On My masters and stencils, it was
Back. Homesteader Droopy. stressed that the Branch Publica- fense-crowded areas.
Sixty-six more civilians from
that his will not confine
Hospital Men In group Neglected along with service
War. tions and Printing Office will
itself in this study to the Cor-i NAS Jax have joined the blood
Wednesday, Sept. IS give assistance in any problem pay bills were such littleornocost -
diner plan, but will follow donor rolls up to Sept. 4.
Mainside Unknown Terror concerning copy preparation, whether increase items as dual employment Those from Overhaul and Re-
through on an
(horror) with Mala Powers and planning and production of dupli- should be given the 61 cent revision, justice code reform and pair are James Reddish, William

Paul Richards. Also Cloak and cating or printing.. of service personnel who per would the Navy hump, LDO and SDO Crews John Kayser Jr., Willie

Stagger and Cowboys of Mare- not be benefitted immediately or bills. Moran, Maxwell Holder, Andrew
WEEKEND TIDE Some measures failed to get Carlson, Corlis Carver Homer
maa.Hospital at all by the Cordiner proposals.The ,
Quantex. Mel- considered simply because of Taylor, Elizabeth Henderson, WilLiam
bourne, Olympic City. HIGH LOW special Senate group is lack of time, and may get action Burke, John Betha, Van Mc-
AM PM AM PM also going to look at service
NATTCenter On next session. All bills not finished
Monkey My : Lean, James Creecy, Herman,
Fri. 10:20: 10:31: 3:47: 4:17: manpower management policies
Back. Homesteader Droopy. this year or not acted on at all Zinnecker Dorothy Roberson
Sat. 10:59: 11:11: 4:25: 5:02: generally and at the number of are still alive, and Congress can Alice Koljeski Matthew Baur,
Sun. 11:45: 5:09: 5:52It : officers in high rank specifically them where it ,
pick up exactly Thomas Varnadoe, William Voltz,
O'Seas Fund AMONG TIlE more important left off.ONE.
Paul Joiner, John Lindberg, Carl
takes a train 14 seconds to service bills that did get the nod THING done for service
Law, William Maloney, William
Drive Gets pass a railway crossing whether were the nurse-medical specialist personnel by the just-departed Marsh and Edward Duke.

your car is there or not. career bill, the vet compensa- legislators won't show up on a From Public Works the group

Ike SendoffBacked bill list since it merely involved includes Tadeus Niejadlik, Otis

CROSSWORD PUZZLE approval of the House Armed Gamble, Jess Newsom, Fred Me-

by the success of its ..- 'ACAO$$' : e 'I"" J : ? a 1 ,. If Services Committee.That Clain, William Richards, Emery
first drive last fall, the Federal I-N.adslrong was the decision to allow Turknett, Hcrlong Kellum, John
iChurtX "3 N
Service Overseas Fund Campaignwill -He Joel I service exchanges to stock six Tubbs, Wallace Wade, Amos Lee

be conducted again this year 12 13=Oewturr Ma*'* nam Plant x'I j ,s ... ) new items: automobile batteries, and James Brazeal.

with a kickoff date set for Sept. 1*Retaliation-Kgicuhnped V I II' h M children's clothing, baby furni- Supply personnel donating Include -

15 and lasting through Oct. 31. ) ture, portable typewriters, ma- Carl Reiter, Nolan Dorman,
American military and civilian I It-11'MndrawM l:::Lair f..._ .. JI .u .-.. ternity dresses and electric Jack Davis, James Crowder,

personnel overseas will be can- 2 Ancient GreeknorcereM \ U U 'l" .- 'l/if11 blankets, and to allow higher Katherine Davis, Howard Geyer,

vassed "once for many" on behalfof I 21-In ,favor of ; 7' 7a quality lines of 13 other types of Aaron Harden, Jean Cutcliffe,

seven vital American private i 23 22--Oolf Reel err merchandise.The Richard Bell, Frank Courtney,

agencies.All 'S-Pat replace of l ii V.//: 4'f f 3t services lost out in a fight George Marcus, Robert Bates and

are urged, in a statement 27 Kccent r .. it n 3, .. to get sport coats and tires. Dorothy McNichols.
from President Eisenhower, to so-At this place [ 1'0' i"'t -0 Russell Maxwell Donald Pis-

support "this great enterprise." 31-Dane.-.l' I 11 : New Freeze tulka and Marvin Nelson donated
wound 'fS from Operations and Henry Mas-
U. S.
personnel overseas con- TItlaekblrJ
33- lIlhf'fn
:.:.... 4, terson from Industrial Relations
tributed over $280,000 to the fund 31-Rtu: eor 2J I Crews ReadiedMore
last year in a drive that was organized 3t-Thn..h: fe s 4 Sf I gave
in less than six weeks. 36-Dlk'rnf.e : than 4,000 men will leaveU. .
;-lr"ln"n"f' rRw awIr r,srwaw39InImlmnled S. aboard Carrier Construction
: DOWN ', 'fir ports ten ships dur-
Fund proceeds will go toward 41-\Mr measure 1-Unusual II-Karred 'Image 32-RtlUhI ing the next four months to
re- Construction
the of the American 42-Ihun. step Beverages 2 -crowda Rxlat I of the Navy'satomic
support 4&-l>epiirtiMl !/ 3-Soaki up4 j 21-KncmjA ? .' 35=Small valley46Inrerkw supply seven Antarctic bases in powered aircraft carrier
Social Hygiene i Association, '," .., (( 22-Heavy mist :17Vrurrenra
apartment i JrnnplnH 21-The urlal 3ftCovered lnsldof the Navy's third Deep Freeze moved a step closer to reality last
CARE Crusade for Freedom the (
4V-Ihirh IWTXOII \ 24-Wrltlnc *r operation.A .
International Social Service, Na 4"- 60-./Sen Mgl I reland -- trFlt 40-nirl'n name. \ wintering-over party of 249 work has been assigned
tional Recreation Association, 51-S"'m'on 'l 4 ?-friifiv (CAO| |.> Concealed 41AllpnlIonrllf'lt'
g-Otic wh the United Seamen's Service and 52- \ fir hnllnt, > hearlnir /
I / scientists manning the bases negotiations," to the Newport
the USO. 5-1'nw! | 2 -Twlxted 44-Stalk 7f ,
'JJ-Abound / la-Klnry 31-Man 4t-Finn since the 1956 operation, also will News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock'nUlltt1"
)|-.S|>niilxh pot nUknam, ,
This may be a man's world, but be relieved, the Navy said. Corp., according to a report in
women are partly to blame, too. (Answer to Puzzle Is on Page 8, Col 1) (AFPS) The Navy Time!!


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New Lightweight Flight Gear .;::),,''. >.'. .':.' .

;,' Gives More Safety, Mobility \i'ii .?;.

\: 'x ::
j New lightweight flight gear that will give supersonic pilots .
greater safety, more mobility and increased comfort is being de-
: veloped for the Air Force by a subcommittee of the Industry Crew
, :Escape Systems; Committee, it was disclosed recently.
I The ICESC, which is also developing -
J for the Air Force im- even when unconscious with
proved supersonic ejection seat full gear and in cold water with-
, '' equipment for faster-than-sound, out undue exposure.

high-altitude aircraft, has com- Increased mobility comes from
i bined in one three-section flying a ball bearing seal that permitsa
S suit the protection now embodied pilot to turn his head easily 90

1 in five separate garments. degrees in either direction. The

HELMETS, gloves and flying new helmet has a larger faceplate
boots also have been redesigned for increased visibility and
l, to provide the best possible ac- is less bulky and lighter in
cessories for flying and survival, weight than the MA-2 and MA-3

should the pilot have to eject types in use.Pair .

himself from the aircraft.

The ICESC is composed of 13 Shares AO'A'

major aircraft companies or divisions -
of Graduation Honors WAGE SURVEY BOARD Now in session for a survey of industrial pay scales in the Jacksonville -
companies working cooperatively -
on pilot escape system Jackie McVinnie, AOAN, of area is this committee, composed of representatives of government activities in the Jax Navy
problems. Chippewa Falls, Wis., and area. The survey is in the interest of some <4,700< blue collar (ungraded) employees only. Seated are

THE NEW flight outfit com- Gary Mayes, AOAN, of Paonia, (left to right) Anita Turner, Area Wage Classification Office recorder; Anna Wilson, Naval Hos-
bines into one three-piece suit Colo., shared top honors in pital; Eurene Levriett, NAS Cecil Field; Sara Calcagni, NAAS Mayport; Robert Robertson, Navy
the five separate garments now last week's graduation at Avia- Fuel Depot Back row, (left to right) George Prescott, VA Hospital, Lake City; Dominic Worsouir/,

required for survival (water- tion Ordnanceman School NAS lax; Anthony Uravith, VA Hospital, Lake City; Emmett Glasgow, Branch PublicationsPrinting -

proofing); for warmth (thermal Class A at NATTCenter, Office; Lloyd Grable, AWCO; Joseph Funston, AWCO; Leonard Mann, Assistant Industrial Man
' liner); for cooling (ventilatingsuit Both McVinnie end Mayes ager's Office; Eugene Griffin, NAS Jar; George Johnson, Naval Station Green Cove Sprints, and
entered Fred Smith NAS Jax.
the service in January
); for pressure (partial pressure -- -
''t suit) and underwear.It 1957, and received training at

will float a pilot face-up Norman the Center., Okla., prior to comingto Housing Legislation Designed To : I ___ __ I II

rt 1f'-W;>...!.""?.'.", ,,.'" --..----- .- Save On Rental Fees Waits Pen :I

INA VY WIVES Service housing legislation expected to save military families $13
million yearly until 19UO! ( is on President Eisenhowei's desk to be
m4"w I CORNER \ signed into law.

The sub-standard housing pro- -
Navy Wives Club No. CG wet his signature to the legislation,
visions of the FY 1958
Wednesday evening, Sept. 4, at regulations will be issued by the
the Dewey Park clubhouse. Construction Authorization Bill Defense Department under which

Mesdames Robert Bell, William passed by the 85th Congress will military housing will be judgedto
Kitchell and Ted Hood were accepted permit Armed Forces families to be adequate or inadequate.

as new members, and Mrs. occupy government units consid- With this yardstick, the sep-
Samuel Brown and Mrs. Lee ered inadequate on a rental basis arate services will determine With TheToastmasters
Trout introduced us guests. without loss of quarters allow those units considered below par

Official call to the 1957 National ance. and set rentals according to size,
Convention from national ONCE THE President affixes conditions and prevailing rents

1 M president Mrs. Helen Walker was I in nearby communities. The 4Gth meeting of the Mai-:

read. It will be held in Key West, Of some 150,000 government Nav Easy-7 Toastmasters Club

Oct. 13-19. controlled family quarters under I was called to order at 1900 on

Mrs. Barney Meyer, president, roe i jurisdiction of the military de Sept. :5>, at the CPO Club.
will be chairman of the 1 partments, about 38,000
delegation are esti Don Muller, topic master for
which also includes the mated to be substandard.ALL the meeting, introduced t.ble

Mesdames James Murphy, vice HOUSING placed on a topics. Election of club officci
Sj> resident; John Clark, recording I rental basis under the new legis highlighted the program.
\ secretary; Wallace Everoski, parliamentarian lation must be altered
or re- New officers are Harold Rich.,
and Albert Rose, 'paired to
bring it
up accept
publicity chairman. I president; Don Muller, education
able standards or demolished al vice-president; Fred Vinson,
Mrs. Bill Reese, SERVP, will prior to July J, 1960. administrative vicepresident:

i also attend. Mrs. Ev Walters was I I This program will have no ef Roy Suberly, secretary; Bob
elected as 1st alternate and Mrs. feet on rental units
John 1 1f now being Gelles, treasurer, and Larry Mc-
Damon as 2nd alternate operated by the military estab Leod, sergeant-at-arms.
delegate. lishment under previous 1egisla-
Speakers for the evening weie
4 Proposed changes; to the Na- tive authority or on any Wherry
tional By-Laws from the call housing, which is acquired by the Gelles who spoke on "Good
( Health Habits" Jim Woods, who
sheet Defense ;
were presented, discussedand Department
voted upon. The remainderof spoke on "Guided Missiles" and
< 4F McLeod, who spoke on "My Bo/
these will be
acted upon at the t Marine Advancement "
and Yours.
:3i next meeting to be held on Sept
18. Tests To Be EarlierMarine *

............"..."..... ....... ... ... ... .. The monthly social will be held : $ Navy Civilian Toastmastei
I at the clubhouse Corps tests for promo Club of Jacksonville has elected
NEW SUIT New three- on Saturday, tion to will
corporal, sergeant and a new slate of officers who
piece flying suit and helmet designed Sept, 21, and members, prospec- staff
sergeant in be in
the spring advancement installed ct a banquet
for supersonic Air Force tive members, guests, and their
pilots, is modeled by W. II. husbands, will enjoy an 1 period will be a October. Definite date and site of
itelneklnff, specialist working on dancing. eveningof I month earlier, Headquarters has the installation banquet will be
final development of the new announced. announced later.
flight gear.BuSandA. The Club is now sponsoiin.
dancing classes aboard the sta Examinations will be in December Elected president was Don

Has GiantTask tion. These are being held on and January, instead of :Moran; educational vice-presi
Tuesdays and Thursdays from January and February. dent, Ray Forrest; ; administrative
\ To Perform 1400 to 2100, and feature lesson Two test cycles will be held vice-president, Ernie Newbcrg:
in tap, ballet, acrobatics and primary in December, and an secretar y-treasurer, Emmett:
The job of the Navy's Bureauof other types of dancing. Person alternate set for January. Glasgow, and sergeant-at-arro.

Supplies and Accounts it comparable interested can register at the Under the primary cycles] Ben Ballering.
to supplying a small city classroom in the Girl Scout building GMST tests for promotion to At Tuesday night's session bl
.while it moves at 30 miles an (Bldg. 612) .. corporal and sergeant will be the Plantation Restaurant, some
hour. ; I ei given on Dec. 4. 25 members and guests heard

The Bureau has almost 1,000 C\VO Brown Reports The technical tests for promotion three speeches. Ballering spoke
ships which must be constantly] 4 i'. to E-5 will be held on Dec. 5 on "To Improve Your Conversa
To AO School
supplied with goods. Each must Post with the GMSTs administered the tion"; George Hyde on "The Most
have its daily quota of oil, food CWO Marion Brown lepoite 3I following day. (AFPS) Liveable Home Ever Built"; and

and spare parts. aboard NATTCenter recently 115 Ii,,,.. t Tom Forrest, "What Toastmaster
The USS Forrestal, for example, prospective Phase Officer at the --,.,---- --, the Two small boys were sitting on Has Done For Me," '
might get gear from a supply Aviation Ordnanceman School. PRETTY PAL Rompin/l i curb. One turned to the other Topic master was Carl Me-
.ship in mid-Atlantic, which had Warrant Officer Brown reported the kins Florida, 15-year-old air Is pert,Ore"foj! you'and said" "I'm five. How old are Cranie, with Andy Planey ac

been loaded at a supply depot in to the Center from the USS Sierra Mrs. Florence Hopkins ilaurthfr of NAS of "I don't toastmaster. The panel of evaluators -
[the U. S. (AFPS) (AD-18). Jax O & R Department. De, too." know. Guess I'm five, headed by Dick Silbernagel],
a, Landon Junior hopes to enter included Aubrey Silvey, Emmett
The primary mission of the U. The Navy's newest carrier is the modeling field upon grad. "Do you dream: of wimmin?'' Glasgow, and Jay Ellis.
3. yavy i If to control the !sea*, the USS Rantr.IIIt) launched I/., .t ("rtt Pith"L was f.l&n; lit "No"Then(..",. The next meeting is scheduled
only four. tor Sept. 24 at Down's l Re.'t.I .



12 1

Sept 1957 JAX AIR NEWS Page 5

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7Ir '1 ,: ': TH-F'I'' '1 New Reactor Is Set

: .... .,.. ,: ,,, For National Naval
> "
''(f.--r,,' :=:t- Medical I CenterThe

\\'i. .r."
Navy's second atomic reactor

in the Washington, D C.,

ri'tl 4tNt area is soon to be installed at the
} tt rl
National Naval Medical Center,

Bethesda, Md., the Navy announced
last week.

The new reactor will be controlled .
and operated by selected

staff medical officers and radiation

scientists on the staff of the
wSELFTAUGHT Naval Hospital.

The new reactor will be usedto
manufacture radioactive iso

topes now used in the treatmentand
diagnosis of certain diseases;
and conditions; for research
EARLY DRIVING HAZARDOUS About the time of his MUSICIAN Transferred to Fort Hancock studies on the effects of neutron
I marriage, Litherland posed in civilian attire at the wheel of the N J. as a private in the field artillery, George Litherland dtcidtdto { irradiation of small biological
alr-rooled four-cylinder Franklin, a car he drove as chauffeur in become a musician in the band there. lie applied himself to
I the Capital. Ills wife, Myrtle, is with him. Roads outside city limits learning four instruments lie's seen on the left in this photo u a speciments; and for instructionof
i were often only Indistinct ruts and early automobile trips were bus viol-playing member of the band. medical officer personnel and
many times a hazardous undertaking. Litherland once made a Hospital enlisted isotope techni
225-mile trip with no incident occuring except a split inner tube. Had Varied Service Life cians.

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>> f l.

Plank: Member Of US Air Force ,


," ,,' : ",.."','" .. Now Patient At Naval Hospital

,', George D. Litheiland 70! !' I ,
retired U. S. Air Serviceslieutenant for top military brass, he received Until preparation for other
now a patient at a commendation for his flights could be made, Litherlandwas

Jax Naval Hospital, can not "masterful driving and mainte- assigned temporary duty in
nance of automobile under emergency the office of the Chief Signal Officer
only give an eyewitness account -
...... "
.,., of some of the earliest: conditions. in the State Building at

flights in military: aviation, WITH A TALENT for the un- Washington.The .
but also lays claim to beingone usual, he was transferred to the White House was just

of three men who, in 1907, Signal Corps at Ft. Omaha, Neb across the street, and as the only

E 3 formed the nucleus of today'sAir in October of the same year, and military chauffeur in the area,
r Force. took part in a mounted expedi- Litherland recalls driving three

Born in Wabash County, Ill. tion to Montana and Wyoming to former presidents Theodore

Litherland began his service at quell a Ute Indian uprising.In I Roosevelt, William Taft and

Fort Monroe, Va., in 1899! enlisting June 1907, now a recognized Woodrow Wilson,
HAD EYESIGHT ruled him out
in the .
Army.In gasoline engine expert, he was
30 years of duty, he went summoned to Washington for a for qualification as a pilot, so he
from private to his retirement concentrated on mechanics end
meeting that was to mark the
/ rank of 1st Lt., with a varied career birth of the Aeronautical Divi- aerial photography, inventing an
"EXEC AVENUE": IS RUNWAY Early aviation saw an as musician, chauffeur, sion of the Signal Corps and aerial camera of his own design
influx of daring "birdmen," many of whom piloted themselves and gasoline engine specialist; aerial form the nucleus of today's Air (At the end of his 18 year
(their unwitldly: aircraft to destruction after a few short monthsof with the air service he actuallyhad
[ flying. Unusual stunts were common. This is a photo taken by photographer and aviation mech- Force _
|Litherland of English aviator Grahame-White taking off on a street anician. In 1908$ when the US receivedits some 3,700 airborne hours to
!,In Washington, D. C. This and above photos were taken from LITHERLAND became a musician first dirigible and had contracted his credit from both plane and

Motherland's, musty files of by gone days. '. when he went to Ft. Hancock for its first airplane, airship flights.)
-- -
N. J. in 1902, and mastered Litherland was assigned to Ft. In 1914, Litherland was sent to

Teacher Throws four instruments to join the band. Myer, Va., to assist with planet North Field, located across the
S He recalls that his sergeant and <'st". bay from San Diego, Calif.,

Party For Class; fellow football player then was THE WRIGHT brothers sup- where the first military airfield

the late Tom Mix.A plied this first plane to meet a was established. Here he supervised -

Hypnotizes It study of photography and contract calling for a speed of construction of bodies for .
SALTY HUMOR FROM the first motorized unit vehicles
auto mechanics occupied his otf- over 40 mph, and able to carry
HERE AND THERE Members of the :FAW-11 Radio duty' time, and these two pur two persons aloft for one hour. of the Army, and trained chauf-
feurs to drive them.
School class 4-57, who were re suits were to greatly Influencehis Wright was seriously injuredin
Breezing down W. Adams He held gasoline engine theory
street the cently graduated, were given a future career.Litherland a crash, and was carried from
other day, a sailor and maintenance classes several
party last week by their instructor was in 'Frisco during tho wreckage by Litherland,
pied an English tar looking very nights a week, and recalls that aLt
B. A. Sessions RM1. the disastrous and marking unusual beginning toa
earthquake an
closely at every parking meter he William Arnold later to become -
came upon. Highlight of the evening wasa fire of April, 1906. As chauffeur long friendship between them. I famed General l "Hap" Ar-

"What's up, mate?," asked the hypnotism show in which Ses- _,_ ......:' 1 nold and Commander of the
American. "Don't they have those sions put several of the guests Army Air Force, was one of his
into hypnotic trances, much to
things in England? students.In .
the amazement of his former stu-
"Of course," declared: the Brit- I91C-I7, Litherland was assigned -
on. "But in the ones we 'ave at dents. to the Philippines, this
omc you can see the peanuts." During the hypnotism entertainment time to organize water transportation
Sessions called on co- for the first hydroplane
Jack worker Charles Hood, of VW-4,
had been walking with squadron.ON .
one foot in the gutter and the for some assistance, when it was HIS RETURN to Kelly

other on the sidewalk. He wasn't noted that "more people went to Field, Tex., he was promoted to

getting along very well. sleep than I had anticipated." F Aviation Mechanician by a special -
Both Sessions and Hood have
a half mile down the order.
,load, a policeman stopped him. been amateur hypnotists for At the end of his tour in early

"You're drunk," said the. offi- several years, and at present I 1918, he returned to duty as a
i work together in their off hours : 2nd Lt. with the Air Service. lie
er."Thank entertainment for :
goodness," replied the providing was promoted to hat Lt. in August -
etc. % r %Ay* .
''ippler, thought I was crippledfor parties, banquets, k,0 a'''> rw r r w ..iwNl.f r Db { 1918.
the end of + .
The party signified Rfd '
life In
r v : r'Y rt y 1919-20, Lilheilund made las
hard work
twelve weeks of by
trip to- the
the students, who will now return } # q rR yO rivy ,' r r R 1 Philippines,
r 'IEr
Navy Doctor (to student): s where he did a great deal of
How much of this drug would to their various squadronsto aerial photography survey work

you give to the patient?" take up positions as radiomen, : rrl ( +Rh .A over the Manila Bay area.

M. "
in patrol type aircraft. .4 a ,
M. w'r
Corpsman a r
: "Five grains. Pause. 4 Returning to the mainland, he
"No. Let's see, make that two took his discharge in November
Florida Man Snares
grains. No : 1920, then reenlisted with the

Doctor: "Never mind. Your pa. Top AE'B' Honors wr rank of Master Sergeant to serve

''tent has now been dead for Robert Saunders, AE1, of Can- ,tgt1D.1 1 p 5 .;.. at Langley Field, Va., until 1923.
'thirty seconds" tonment, Fla., took top honors in f 's r. : fir r r r /) 4' 'DE He was elevated to his present
Avia- { r w retirement rank of 1st Lt. in
last week's graduation at rr. the
Interior decorating tip t tmat.e to tion Electrician's Mate School ----,.----i.*.k&V.......- -:' *. '.*.";:-. w v % -- Air Service by act of Congress in
a small room look larger, Class B at NATTCenter. LITHERLAND TODAY At age 79, George Litherland likes 1932.
lJ'se thinner wallpaper. Saunders, veteran of five to reminisce about "the rood old days" and the Interesting folks Since then ht has taken life
years naval service, has been he ha met and history-making events he's witnessed lie's visited easy, and now at 79, looks backon
daily by his wife, Myrtle, and son and daughter-in-law. His son
"Whiter, this plate if damp." made available to ComServLent Allen, 1 Is employed as technical .pt'ffa" ,In math and rhr"'NI> at some remarkable memories
"Thntv! voiir coup<< ," for duty AvFiind Srbool' at N.'TTCtftt,.,.. with understandable nostalgia.



Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 12 Sept. 1957

Intramural Linksters Play Loop lAX AIR CORD S , :

NEWSBoys' t;

Dead For RainsOnly < ... ." .. J.
; \ :: : '.;. :'.::
two Mainside Intramural ? tiS I

League golf matches were held 1

last week due to wet weather Event Kicks Off

Operations lost to FAW-11, 7-2,
while VFP-62 "A" defeated VFP- 1 .

62 "B" by the sac score. Attractive Golf CardA

Matches between VP-18-

FAKTU, VAP-62-NARTU, VA. s sPtt, highly attractive calendar of events is kicking off the

104-Fasron 109 and 1I000p lal.VW. fall season of activity at the NAS Jax golf course this month.
4 will be scheduled
12 later.
A Doys postponedfrom Play will be the same as in Saturday's
VW-4 n is leading the pack last Sunday, will be held
Boys Tourney.
with seven points for and two
Saturday. There will be prizes given and
against, VFP-62 "A" is in number ASy
groups com an entry fee of $1 will be charged.
two position with 12 and six. Hospital
pete for various prizes. Ages Scoring will be on a medal basis,
dropped to third place witha seven and under will travel the best two-ball.

10V4-7% mark.StandinGs first five h ole s. Ages eight .

as of September 4. A through 11 will play the front
7" 1 r. nine. Waves Quintet
VW-4 12 .773 ::5r 4
V.'p.Gl: "A" 12 8 ..607.5H4
12 and will the
Boys over play
Hn"pltal In r. 7''j
V.1'-62 "n" li: 12 .5',6 : full 18. An entry fee of 50 cents Needs Coach
VA.lIH 8l. 14'"{, 528YAWIl
12'. 144E .4(13 will be charged.
Fasron 109 8 10 3
Ulx.ratlone l04k 16 .tKa! .; Also Saturday, a handicap The Jax Navy Waves Cracker-
V1'-18 FA:3'U 7 4K 11 1J ',200 3M!. "Jt&c 1'k. \ {7 _. Yo M 4 tourney for adult golfers is jax, only recently having hung up

planned. Participants will use their Softball gear after a successful .
HOT CONTENDERS VFP-62 'A' Is In hot pursuit of first
place-holder VW-4 No. Z as the !Mainside Intramural Golf League 3/4 handicap. Golf shop gift certificates season, are now waiting
Mainside Touch swings into full gear with twice weekly matches at the NAS lax will be given for low anxiously for another basketball
course. VFP-62 'A' finished second In golf competition last spring gross and first and second low venture.
In Initial and hopes for all the marbles in fall play. Team members are, net scores. As usual, an ambitious Cracker-
Loop front (left to right) Charles Smith, Bob Taylor and George Krako-
sky. Rear, Charles Sturm, Bob Wagner and Edwin Kiem. THERE WILL be an entry fee jax hardwood outfit will tackle
of $1 Registrationwill the finest of women's service aggregations
Action MondayThe per person.
be held at the golf shack. in providing NAS Jax

Mainside Touch Football Army Airmen MonopolizeInterservice A Father/Son and JuniorSenior fans another winter of fine bas

League, remodeled following a Tourney is listed for Sunday. ketball.
stormy rules session, is getting One thing is seriously missing

machinery into action for another Golf TennisThe from the picture, however. A

season that's set to begin Monday. Issue Call For coach is urgently needed.
Without such, any schedule,
Thirteen teams are poised for Sea Services came out with the short end of the stick in Football Refs ambitious or otherwise, won't

the kickoff with all entrants as. Interservice golf and tennis meets which ended last week. even get started. Anyone, male or
piring to a high finish when the Only CWO Walt Axcell of I Here's your chance to have a
female, with experience or desirein
lie lost in finals of both Seniors
final whistle blows. Barbers Point NAS, Hawaii, little fun and pick up pin the coaching field should contact
singles and doubles.
( Led by defending champion VP- broke the Army and Air Force money at the same time NAS Special Services, at extension
Quillian defeated for
I 18, other Mainside clubs include: monopoly. He fired a 310 over The annual call for touch 512.SubPac.
i Fasron Six, Fasron 109, FAW-11, Parris Island's tough course to the Interservice .open singles football referees is out. Any .

t NARTU Operations, VA-172, win the Seniors golf title crown. one desiring to fill vacancieson
VFP-62 VP-16 No.1 VP-16 No. Defeats
AIR FORCE 2nd Lt. Hillman the football officials' staff
t 2 VW-4 VAP-62 'A' and VAP-62
for this season should contact
, Robbins won the Interservice
I 'B.! links open in a one-hole playoff Sports NAS Jax Special Servicessoon Pensacola; Cops
It was decided, at a recent organizational at extension 512.
lot with Army specialist Ray Moore. Briefs
meeting, to modify The Mainside is I
league expected
Baseball Title
The hot Army duo of Bill
rules of previous seasons. Included to start Games
, Quillian and Cliff Mayne took all Uogdan Ladny, stellar tankmanat Monday.
, among those hit was the the chips in Interservice tennisat Ft. Benning used his swimming will be held weekdays at 1600. Honolulu's SubPac baseball

flag system used in the league. the Army-Navy Country Clubin prowess to escape from Commu- A fee of $2.50 per game will team captured the 1957 All-Navy

The two-hand touch method Arlington, Va. nist-ruled Poland. A few years be paid each referee. championship with an easy 10-3
will be conducted this season. ago, he swam to freedom from a win over the Pensacola Navy

NCAA rules will govern play Marine Sgt. Ronald Letellier Polish fishing vessel docked in Blind Bogey Tourney Goshawks last week at Cape May,
Camp Pendleton, Calif., won a
N. J.On.
with modifications I Western Germany
as necessaryfor playoff with Army Pvt. Mason Honors Go To Four
the touch game. Hank Aaron flirting with the its way to the title, SubPac
All Mainside tilts will begin at I Rudolph for third place. chance of becoming the National The weekend blind bogey heldat downed the 1956 champions, Cape

1600. OTHER finishers ended like I League's first triple-crown batting the NAS Jax golf course endedin May, by a 13-3 margin and

First week games in the loop this: I champion since "Ducky" Joe a four way tie last Saturday. swamped the San Diego Skyraid-

will stack up like this: VP-18's Ensign Bruce Cudd, Clarksvillc, Medwick turned the trick with The winners included Charles ers, 12-0.

defending champs prying off the Tenn., 11th 303; Lcdr. Jim Kin- the Cardinals in 1937 Navy Baumeister, Ray Larivier, Ross Pensacola, 6ND and South Atlantic

11 f lid with an opening day battle der, NAS Pensacola, 15th 309, and opens its 10-game football schedule Miles and K. J. Christenson. champs, tripped Cape May,

, against Fasron Six at the Sta Lcdr Bob Wallace, Norfolk, 16th in Boston College's new Twenty-five competed in the 12-3, downed the Little Creek

dium. This will be the lone openC 310.Kinder stadium (AFPS) event. Amphibs, fleet title-holders, 3.1,
| ing day tilt.Tuesday is All-Navy, Regionaland and beat the Skyraiders, 53.

will find VFP-62 and 6ND champion while Cudd n The Goshawks started tourney

Fasron 109 meeting at the Stadium finished fourth in the District ___ play on the wrong foot, however.

while VAP-62 "B" is grap- tourney. a a ga The Amphibs of Little Creek, always
pling with FAWTU at Mustin It was a story of near misses a Navy baseball power,
Field.) for the Navy and Marines in In took an 11-1 win and looked the

Wednesday's card has VAP-62 terservice tennis play and part of champs until falling

"A" and NARTU tangling at the Navy Capt. Jesse Gay Jr., of apart,
Stadium with VA-172 meeting Coronado, Calif., figured in both. .

Operations on Mustin Field soil. Growing Soviet + BREEZES ..
FAWTU and Fasron 109 havea Navy

game carded for the Stadiumon Threat To Sea LanesMany A >. '' 4 ac When Comdr Robert Peary
Thursday with VFP-62 facing reached the North Pole, 18 years
VW-4 at Mustin the same day. people do not appreciatethe : : ago, he carried five flags: a small

The week's slate is rounded out world problem created by S"S.S k 1. silk US flag, the Navy League
Soviet maritime expansion, according *
flag Red Cross world's
with Friday tilts between VAP62 > flag ensign
to Admiral Arleigh A. wRa
"B" and Fasron Six at the of Liberty and Peace, and
Stadium and VAP-62 "A" and Burke, Chief of Naval Operations hip, hip the colors of

VA-172 at :Mustin Field. Speaking before the 58th Na- Delta Kappa Epsilon.
tional Encampment of the Veterans :..;; .
of Foreign Wars in Miami ( The only typically American
;y r
Wee!: 's MainsideIM Beach, Fla., recently, he citedRussia's :t .;.' music is made by the mockingbird

growing seapower and : ____ saxophone and cash register.
Golf Slate called for greater awareness of .

the Red threat to free world sea S S ... The objector to temperance
Sept. 16 _, *
Front Onor.t VAP62 1140 lanes. wooiaa sIN spoke bitterly. "Water has killed
( VTP.C2 "A" vs VA-101 1510 He declared that Russia has the more people than liquor ever
VIMS "DY llosp.V"'-4 1540 submarine in HAPPY !MOOD This group was photographed while ina "
Back VFP2 vi n 144 largest fleet history, did.
V\V.4 #1 VI FAW-11 1510 happy mood last: week at the Mainside bowling alleys. They are
KAKTU VI NARTU 1510 and is still building about 100( members of FAW-ll's defending champion squad which copped "You're raving," declared the
Front VA-104 Sept.VKP-62 I* "n" 1110KAKTU submarines a year. She has risen last fall's bowling crown and the eight keglers pictured here have teetotaler. "How do you make
vs VI .'a.. 109 1510: from a "lesser naval power" to high hopes of taking the title again. FAW-ll's team includes, that out?"
FAV..11 VS NARTU 1540 front row, (left to right) Lawrence Achterberg, Arthur Stover, -
Dark Oner.. vs VW-4 I1 1410VP1R the second greatest in the world, I Rosario Scalise and Harold Dimmitt Rear, Lcdr. C. E. Davis, "Well, to begin with, there was
VFP.C2 "A"t vs VAP62 llosp. 1510 1510: ranking only behind the U. S. I I Lcdr. J. A. Keating, Ensign Roger Faganessl and Roger Wilson. the flood."

r I

12 Sept 1957 JAX AIR NEWS Pao3- ,7"

AFPS SPORTS sxcuY Navy Footballers

Roundup Look For Rosy

You might win a few bets by : : .. ,. 1957 Season'Tis
asking who has come closest to w I Ii

the Babe Ruth record of 60 home the time of year when

runs in one season. The answer passes and punts replace battens .
Isn't Jimmie Foxx: or Hank $ and bunts, the turn in

Greenberg with 58 actually, the calendar when king foot-

Dabe is his own runner-up with ball arrives on the sports

59 in 1921.Carmelo. scene.

Santlago-Crespo is a Y r For benefit of servicemen who
of action just four short 1
man may soon be transferred, the following -
hours after he reported to Ft. is a thumb-nail rundownon

Riley he pitched for the 18th Inf how teams shape up at various
Vanguards and struck out nine naval installations.

batters Howard Gosser, All-
TILE VARSITY gridiron at Jax:
welterweight champion in
Navy Navy will be barren this os
1952 is coaching boxing at San year
Diego, MCRD. ; v : it has been since 1954.
Red faces among "he-man" Naval Amphibious Base Gatorsof

Amlzich Little Creek, Va., will get
golfers note: Amy phy- \
at Ft. Sam 'S hopes bolstered this season witha
sical therapy nurse :
; H' I nearly veteran backfield and
Houston, won a local driving con
\ L line supported with talented new-
tert. Her average a piddling .-

248 yards. .." .... .. ..__.!;,A..JI ; 'I- comers.
The rib-crunching encounters They begin a ten-game slate
FORM RUGGED NUCLEUS Forming the backbone for this season's Jax Navy varsity boxing
between Roosevelt Grier, N. Y. team Is Saturday, opposing the QuantIco
a quartet of returning members who distinguished themselves In fistic wars last year. Chuck
Giants tackle, and John Miller, Phillips, (right) new boxing mentor, Is shown greeting the veterans following a workout last week. Marines.
Washington Redskins lineman, Team members are, left to right: Hank Pearson, Ronald Pearson, brothers from Fasron 109, Lawrence GOOD AND bad events have

were an interesting sidelight to Howard, Joe Daigle and Phillips. taken their turn at the Pensacola

professional football last year. New Coach On Hand Navy camp. The Goshawks, un-

Peace has been declared Rosy List Hunting Kegs der direction of Bob Schwoeffer-

and John are teammates at Ft. mann, lost the services: of ace
Dix this year. Veteran Nucleus Returns For Servicemen fullback, Jerry (The Truck) Gaj-

There's a new Dlz a-dawning In answer to many queries da, who reinjured his leg.

Down in the farm system of made to the Jax Air News 8pd At the same time, though, Pen-

the St. Louis Cardinals and on to Special Services depart sacola welcomed former Miamiof

the way up is a young man As Boxers Resume WorkThe ments, servicemen stationed in Ohio star back, Tom Troxell.

named Dizzy Dean Iliggenbottom Florida are considered residents AFTER: A one-year layoff, varsity -

born in the mid-30's and Jax varsity boxing team held its first workout last in regards to hunting ball comes back to the New-

named by a baseball-loving father Monday, with a good showing of experienced boxers and be- license requirements.New port Naval Base. Lcdr. Mark

after ; o.k., you guessedit ginners putting in an appearance at the NATTCentcr gym. licenses will be on sale Booth has been named head
soon. Any serviceman, or dependent coach.
After scoring hole-in-ono
"With the return of of
some him last year. He was runnerupfor hunting in Florida Alameda NAS, Moffett Field,
on the Barksdale AFB, La.course's .,
key boxers from last
our year, the crown. will be
required to possess a Treasure Island and San Francisco -
first hole, the experience we have the nucleus of a fine Ray Sharabba, who took 3rd valid license. Shipyard will be among
unnerved Hill Murphy and he "
team for the coming season, place in the All Navy finals last Children under 15 years of service clubs on the west const.
took 82 strokes for the remaining
17 holes. stated new coach Chuck Phillips. year in the 119 pound class, will age and persons over 65, how- Marquette's former great back,

LAST YEAR'S coach, Bob Per join the team as soon as his ever, are not required to havea Ron Dryzewicki will spearhead

kins, is now a student at the squadron returns. license. Great Lakes Navy's spht-T at
Aviation Electrician's Mate All experienced boxers or beginners tack.Swabees.
School Class B, but will be ableto are urged to contact t

devote some of his time in as- Coach Phillips at Building 614

t/ sisting Phillips. for details concerning this years + ; 'Ice'Sandcrabs
r tRVlct srARs
boxing team. .
Ring fans will remember some .
of the outstanding boxers who SHARP SHOOTER STAG 6ST. In

4 have returned to action this year. NATTC Plans / EDMU'JD SM\iR\

Lawrence Howard, the classy 1 t. 3W MARS BV: Frozen Till

..., +ot body punching specialist from Fall '.': .or. COPPED THE
,i VF-43, will be back and hopes to Sports! 5 r MARINE CORPS What is believed to be the
defend his Golden Gloves crownin TROPHY IKJTH'ALL coldest Softball game on recordwas

the 165 pound class. He was Schedule MARINE played at Little America in

also runner-up in the 6th Naval CORPfi PISTOL the Antarctic last week with the

District finals. The Special Services depart- s> .'..'.MATCWtfCAWP.MATTHEWS Seabee Swabees defeating the
ment at NATTCenter announcedthis I Sandcrab Tigers, 11.6, for the
TilE PEARSON; brothers, Ron- week the schedule for the fall t 'CALIF WITH A "Greater Kainan Bay Area Cham
Despite unfavorable weather ald and Hank of Fasron 109, will intramural sports program. .RECORD C07E pionship."
conditions, members of the Jax also be back in action. Ronald, in '
OP 567X600M
Bowling (scratch) will start The thermometer registered
Navy Freelance Bowhunters his first year of boxing, capturedthe
Sept. 17, with unofficial handicap minus 41 degrees Fahrenheit and
pleted a full days shoot at their 6th ND title as well as the
bowling competition commencingSept. .. only a shady twilight: provided
range last South Atlantic Regional Championship elunN
Sunday. 19.Touch. wRe .,, illumination since the sun made
in the 156 pound class. His
"broadhead" arrows its first in several
football will have Sept. TOIT. MiSo
in the morning round, Rose Hank will be back to defend his 30 as its starting day. Qsit months last week.

Weatlei by.led the field, shootinga Golden Gloves heavyweightcrown. Wearing heavy cold weather

315, followed by Pat Porter, Volleyball swings into action, clothing, including mittens! and
Oct 8. The fall golf league has ) I I
310, and Paul Underwood, 305. MARCIANO Malonzo, the M LAP using a bat painted black and
definite date but will
no starting ,
Incidentally, Rose was the only scrappy little 132 pounder will be tee off when enough entrants ball painted International
woman to appear for the day's back trying to capture the 6th Orange, the players took to their ,
have been signed up. New Bride to Groom "I bakeda
shoot. Naval District title which eluded : frozen field of ice and snow.
A consists of two people
In the sponge cake for you, darling, The Sandcrab Tigers took an
afternoon, shooting the from each activity. Entries are
"universal broadhead," Dick VanMullen's Bowling Leagues now being taken at the NATT- but it didn't turn out right. I early lead, but were unable to

460 was enough to Ccg>lcr recreation office, Building think the grocer gave me the hold it and finally conceded defeat

edge out Fred Mellish, who shota Begin Hot FiringBoth 614. wrong kind of sponges.: after two rugged innings of
respectable 455, and Pat Por- sliding, fumbling and vigorous

ter's 450 in the open division.IN the American and National 1- arguments with the umpire.

THE handicap division, the Leagues got the ball rolling Cracltcrjax Nine Loses Rcgionals; Wonder how the pitchers kept
their ?
three leaders were bunched, with Monday as the 1957 MainsideFall arms warm
Hanson Later Aids Bainbridgc Crew
Don Casey coming out on top Intramural Bowling season '-'

with a big 556, followed by Fred got underway. Jax Navy Waves hitting star, added to the Bainbridge crew Volleyball Holies

Marshe, 541, and third place wentto Three matches were played in Shirley Hanson, who led the after the locals lost to Bainbridge Tomorrow has been declared

Ross Wilson, 476. each of the two 16 team leagues.In Crackerjax to the 6ND softball 8-4, 5-2, in the Re- deadline date for entering compe-

The club plans another all-day the American League, VW- title, paved the way for the gionals. tition in the 1957 Mainside Vol.!

shoot next Sunday at the Bow- 4 '4 started off nicely by drop- Bainbridge Waves as they Bozman, who tossed two one- ley ball League.All .

hunters range. ping defending champion FAW11 copped the All Navy Tourna hitters for the 6ND entries should be submittedto
President Bill Weatherby urges 31. Fasron Six gathered in all ment last week at Norfolk, Va. crown, NAS Jax Special Services,
all people who are interested in four points in a whitewash job The Jax Navy slugger headed failed, however, to pick up a Building 930, phone extension
Waves and ComFairJax victory in the All Navy event. 512.
archery to come out to the rangeon over the the hitting attack in every
Sunday, and watch the mem- split with Dispensary, 22. game, plus starting rallies in Hanson, who's to be discharged League play should get under.
bers in action. Hospital forgot to make an ap- the first two contests that some time next week, way Sept. 23.

pearance, thus giving up the meant victory to Bainbridgeand "played the best ball ever" .
Salt first forfeit victory of the year to No one in any Phys Ed class
of three years walkinginto the All Navy crown. during the All Navy Tourney,
recruiting office: "Give me TW45, 4-0. Dental downed Hanson, along with pitching according to usually reliable has yet .equaled the record number

that old sales talk again, mate, Communications, 3-1, and Fasron whiz Judy Bozman, were sources. of knee bends required in an
I'm getting a little discouraged" 109 whipped past VW-4 13, 31. all-night crap game.r .



8 JAX AIR NEWS 12 Sept. 1957

I Medics 'Warn Skin Divers Of Equipment DangersTwo -1 ImIim

doctors, both expert tial danger in it. ample "if the diver came up always exhales In ascent. Most For Sale

swimmers and specialists in the FOR EXAMPLE, he said the I without exhaling from 100 feet," unskilled divers find it difficultto 2-bdrm house Avail in Oct.

new science of underwater medicine self-contained breathing apparatus -I said Dr. Bond, "the air withinhis repress the instinct of holding Venecia\ Ter. EV 74469. North-
at the Naval Submarine Base carries its own oxygen and lungs would expand four their breath until they reach the rop.

at New London, Conn., have there is danger of oxygen poison times due to diminishing pressure surface. For Rent

listed some "do's and don'ts" for ing. around the diver during his as- Both Dr. Stark and Dr. Bond 5-rm. apt. and garage. Adults
skin divers.At Instead of the types, the cent.
agree that a good rule of thumb 3664 Riverside Ave. EV 9-3718
the top of the list is "buy doctors advise the compressedairmodels HIS LUNGS would burst like 1bdrm.
the safest equipment," accordingto thereby eliminating the two over-inflated balloons and for all amateur skin-divers is Org. Pk.apt.EV 218 9-4973 Kingsley Ave
Lcdr. James Stark and Lcdr. possibility of oxygen poisoning. air would force its way into the never to go below 40 or 50 feet. 2-bdrm. cottage. $45. 5231 Tim-

George Bond. The doctors pointedout According to the doctors, it is blood stream. The Navy generally limits its uquana Rd. EV 9-7329 after
that the more complex the necessary to exhale while comingup To avoid this often-fatal development skilled scuba divers to depths of 1700.

equipment, the greater the poten- from any distance. For ex the'professional diver 130 feet, the doctors said. 3rm. furn. apt. $35. 2854 Corinthian -

Ave. EV 84235.
".' ,7 ;: :'fu!: : Reserve Officer Miscellaneous
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;j, ,; ,+'t.<<:If1 (- ." ''.'"* < ',. Riding pool wanted. From Main

LADDERWith "i'{, ; ',<'' "" ..... ,,. .. School Classes and Sixth to NAS. 0730 to 1600.
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Civilians ,
..J. Resumed Again Estates Shopping Center. 0730

(Weekly the, Jax Air News in to 1610. Ext. 8503, Register.Lost .
Lt. R. B. Cole has been selected
Cooperation with the Industrial : Black and white Fox Ter-
as instructor for the course in
Relations Department will list I rier in NAS-Yukon
area. Child'itpet.
various Naval Aviation at the Naval Reserve
promotions Naval Air Reward.
EV 7-4009, Bear
Officer School which
Station civilian personnel.) meets den
{ Monday evening at the Bolles
On the ...
promotion roster effective t --
,. FAT School, 7400 San Jose Blvd.
July 28, and August 5, 11
and 12 were 15 employees, eight _r_mnnnn nu_______ ____ Other courses available this 34 Students Get

from Overhaul and Repair De- NEW BERTH Tugboats churn the East River In New year are Naval Electronics, Ed.
partment, four from Public York a.s they turn the 60,000-ton aircraft carrier Independence in ucation and Training, Strategyand Certificates At
Works Department, from midstream. The huge vessel, now 65: per cent completed was Tactics, part 1, Military
one transferred from one dry dock to another to speed construction on Justice and Public Relations.
Supply Department, and two Its flight deck. The ship is being built in Krooklyn.: AGO GraduationGraduation
from Miscellaneous. First meeting will be held at

Promoted at 0 & R were Elmer 1930, Sept. 9. All inactive reserve exercises were held
Brozck,* production methods and Competitive Gunnery Excellence officers of the Navy, Marine yesterday for 31 students at the

standards specialist, GS-7 to op. Corps and Coast Guard living in Aviation Ground Officers Schoolat
erations analyst aircraft assemblies the Jacksonville area are invitedto NATTCenter.
first step; Herbert Hall, supervisory Earns 25 'E's For VA35Eighteen participate in these weekly Comdr. James Todd, training

engineering draftsman classes. officer of the school, presentedthe

general GS-8 to supervisory engineering VA-33 pilots were awarded a total of twentyfive"E's" Both retirement and promotion certificates at informal core

draftsman general GS- at the CVG-3 change of command ceremonies, Sept. 4. points can be earned by com- monies.

9; James Middleton, production The "E's" were earned in com pletion of NROS courses. Those graduating were Ensign
methods and standards specialist petitive exercises in divebombing Switzer. For more information and/or Thomas Atkins, James Bright-

GS-7 to operations analyst air and rocket delivery, held at Two VA-35 pilots, Lt. G. B. registration, contact the Naval man, William Callison, Robert

craft assemblies first step; Homer Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, duringthe Van Valkenburg, and Ltjg( ) J. A. and Marine Reserve Training Carlson, Richard Clark, James

p Moyer, production methods and months of March and Augustthis Amquist made a clean sweep of Centers, 1453 Morse St., during Corbridge;: Don Cunningham,
r standards specialist, GS-7 to op- year. the compexes, capturing three working hours daily or the NROS Charles Dare, Edward Dowd,

erations analyst aircraft assem- THE CERTIFICATES were pre. "E's" apiece, or one in each staff Monday evenings. Sterling Eagleton and Edward

blies first step; Robert Neeld, sented by Rear Adm. Wendell G event. Frede.
electroplatcr third step to lead- Pilots awarded:: two "E',," were Also, Charlton Griffith, Warren
ingman electroplater first step; Lcdr. J. R. Constantine for VFP-62 Steward Hammond, Jerry Hesley, William
Robert Rossini Wins 1957 Auto Hollis, Charles Janss, Robert
production specialist Your rocketry and loft-bombing; Ltjg( )
J aircraft GS-7 to production D. M. Bell, for rocketry and loft- When the USS Intrepid returns Maiellaro, Charles Mann, Russell
E facilities specialist aircraft GS- bombing, and Ensign L. B. Patrick from NATO exercises in Masterson, Thomas Moses, Kenneth
1 10. SAFETY for dive-bombing and loft- the North Atlantic: there will Piland, and Albert Pizzorno

i Howard Scott, production meth- bombing. be one sailor who can drive Plus, James Ripple, Hugo

ods and standards specialist GS. CornerTips OTHER "E'S" for loft-bombing away from the dock in style. Roche Rodric Schoen, Ken
Schriefer Ronald
Sherrifs Howard
) 7 to operations analyst electronics were awarded to Comdr. A. E. Nathaniel Thomas, SD1, attached
Smith William Stark Daniel
For ,
l mechanic first step; George Sir- Today Brown, commanding officer of to Light Photographic
Sweat Jr. Brooks WilLiam
Taylor, )
mans, inspector aircraft assembly Climbing Ladders VA-35; Lcdr. B. W. Smith; Lcdr. Squadron 62 has been an- Triemer, Thomas Walrondand
third step to aircraft inspection Most ladder accidents are C. E. Busby, Lt. W. J. Kuehn; Lt. nounced as the winner of a Douglas Wood.

l specialist GS9.Advanced caused by the ladder falling or G. A. Falter; Ltjg( ) A. I. Taylor; 1957 automobile given away ina The next AGO class will convene .
f at Public Works the climber losing his balance Ensign W. K. Fairbanks; Ensign drawing in Paterson, N. J.
23 and will
Sept. have only
t were Thomas Cowan, personnel and falling. Here are some im- A. J. Marks, and Ensign W. C. The 42-year-old steward is, nine students, the smallest class
clerk general GS-6 to supervisory portant precautions: Littrell. presently serving aboard the of the

personnel clerk GS-7; John 1. Make sure the ladder is not I Ensigns Marks and Littrell at carrier as a member of VFP- year. 4 .....-
Dixon, helper locksmith third defective. the time they earned their "E's" 62's Detachment 33-57.

step to locksmith first step; Rob- 2. Use a ladder with safety had been out of the training command Honors GoContinued

; ert Garth, supervisory general feet suitable for the floor or for less than three months. Chief: "I'd like to see some ( from Pace 1)

engineer GS-13 to supervisory ground it stands on. Single "E" awards also went to one with a little authority." led by Comdr. Lewis Jennings
general engineer GS-14; Robert 3. When LtJg( ) J. H. Mauldin and to Lynn: "What can I do for you?
using a stepladder, Comdr. Joseph Dorrington
Goedert, supervisory general engineer G. L. DeGeer both dive I have about little
GS-12 to make sure it is fully extended be- Ltjg( ) for as authority skippers VAH-1 while Comdr
eral engineer GS13.supervisory gen- fore you climb. bombing. as anyone around here." Edgar Coonrod holds the reins of

Promoted in Supply Department 4. Be sure the ladder is placedat VP-5, both located here at NAS

i was Frank Reiter, supervisory a safe angle against the wall or Jax.The
clerk GS-6 to supervisory disposal other solid backing. An angle of announcement of the win.
assistant GS-7. about 75 degrees with the horizontal > cwfEc ners was made in Washington by
Advanced in Miscellaneous was is recommended. > Vice Adm. William D. Davis,

Jeanette Parker, clerk-typist GS- 5. Always face ladder and Deputy CNO for...Air.
----- ----
3 Security Department to super hold on with both hands, whether
visory clerk GS-4 Security Department climbing up or down. ,7 ONE in eight fires of known Chief 'Strick'

6. It floor is extra slippery, causes is of electrical origin.
<. tie ladder at the base or have 11 p (Continued from Page 1))
t The fastest Navy fighter plane someone hold it. 0 .I CIRCUITS are designed to erations Dept. then presented him

and one of the world's fastest S. carry certain loads and blow with a gift.
aircraft is the F8U Crusader. : The six "side boys" who piped
ing of a fuse is a danger sig.
NATTC Catholic the chief over the side included
The guided missile Terrier is I I IJ Iv [I nal. It signifies the circuit i is: three officers in deference to

now operating on two converted Chaplain Departs overloaded or defective. Strickland's WWII rank.

cruisers. Lt. Dermot Kelly, Catholic USE of a fuse of larger .He was later guest of honor at
chaplain at NATTCenter was released a farewell party held at the CPO
than that for which
R H MAP T to inactive duty last Tues- amperage Club.Pape .
ALOE IRA the circuit was designed de
REP ''SAL day.Father
1H L.
B0a DEN DH0QQ Kelly, who reported stroys this protective feature.
F F REw aboard the Center in February of 1 An overload of current may

? QBBGLDHnna SIP OtOlL fl rtOal noltel| NEW RANI ] this year, will return to New heat the wire red hot and C OID E SVUSGMRE rr
y York, where he will be assignedto
start a fire.
ERM LAw a parish. P'S

d ona anaSAL L THE sure your fuses are of
N N MENTeL An entomologist says insectsare f the right for
N AT RN amperage your
SF0 TEEM becoming too aggressive. circuits usually 15 amperes. 1))
Moths, however, do not object to ''t. .
(Answer to Pave :3 Fimle) taking a back seat .1