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Jax air news
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United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
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October 24, 1957


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Pledged Your Part Yet To Chest-United Fund? Basketball

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Queen IsSOllgiit

Jf1X Beauty will play a role in
the varsity basketball picture
aboard the Station.

I A contest is underway to
select' a Jax Navy Flier bas-
ketball and her court.
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VOL. 15 No. 29 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Florida 24 October. 1957 Waves, civilian employees and
dependents arc eligible 1 i 1 to

Record Set compete
Interested applicants should

? contact NAS Special Services.
ByVP16Crew Building 930 or phone 512.
Initial step in determiningthe
queen will take place Fri
MenBecause day. Nov. 9, in the Mainside

of tireless efforts, 1ghc'! I4$5.'t4: il/I t'v' I Ik Gym.With the field narrowed to

ingenuity and technical four by a judging board .
knowledge, 10 men of Patrol k 1 pictures of the finalists will
Squadron 16 have received $ LJL9 appear in the Jax Air Now*
for a popular vote.
special recognition from the
Queen will be crowned and
squadron commanding officer she and her court awarded

Comdr. Earle Abrams. prizes in prc-' ame ceremonies
These men made a record engine November 20. date of he

change while VP-16 was deployed Fliers inaugural.NATO .

to Lossicmouth Scotland,
during NATO Operation Strike-

back in September. Units


Lima Foxtrot Six found it neededa
new engine after returning to Reach Home
Scotland from a patrol, so throe
of its crew members E. C. Sams
ADR3 plane captain; H. T
I This WeekFour
Graves. AD3, and V. E. Mindtc MAKE RECORD ENGINE CHANGE : This group from Patrol Squadron 16 receiVspe- !
AEM3, along with seven main- cial recognition from Comdr. Earle Abrams, VP-16 skipper in a ceremony last week as a resultof
tenance department trouble- the 0.6 point engine change made by them in record time while the squadron was deployed Mayport-basod carrion
shooters, decided to put the plane recently at Lossiemoulh Scotland during Operation Strikeback. They are front row, (left to and several Fleet Air Jax squadrons -
into condition in short order. right) G. S. Hurd, ADR3; E. Mashburn ADC; R. L. Massie, AM3, and W. R. Corwin ADR3. \ began arriving home this
Ground crew members were E. Rear H. T. Graves AD3; V. E. Mindte, AEM3; E. C. Sams ADR3; R. C. Madolny AE3 and O. week after culminating the larg-
Mashburn, ADC, night maintenance L. Bandy. ADAN.Pay est peacetime NATO Naval exercises -
chief G. S. Hurd ADR3 W. ever held in the North
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R. Corwin Jr., ADI13, V. L. Far- : Atlantic.
rell, ADUAN. O. L. Bandy Jr., As You Can AE Graduation PILOTS OF VA-44 were first
ADAN. R. L. Massie, AM3, and carrier-based personnel to reach
R. C. Nadolny, AE3. Honors SharedArthur here when they landed at "JAS
THESE MEN made a six point Flllld Jax Monday night. An airlift was
engine change in 38 hours. First, I PlellgeI" McNally ASIAN, of slated to bring VA-44 enlisted
the old engine had to be removed [ Brooklyn N. Y., and Benjamin personnel home Tuesday night
and stripped of its accessories. Navy military and civilian personnel in the Jacksonvillearea Hill Jr., AEMAN, of Wades- and tonight after the USS Wasp
Then the new nude engine had to I" still have time to make their pledge to the Community boro, N. C., shared top honorsin docked at Norfolk.
be built up, using accessories of Chest-United Fund Drive and can take a whole year to pay. last week's graduation at Planes from VF-101 left the
the old engine. I Contributors to the campaign, ---- -- Aviation Electrician's Mate USS Saratoga at sea off Jacksonville
PERSONNEL H A V E three School Class A at NATTCen-
and touched down at NAS
do not
After a two hour wait for a it is being emphasized,
crane driver, the new engine was have to "give cash on the barrel- methods of payments: In 12 equal ter. Cecil Field shortly before noon
monthly installments in four McNally who entered the
hung. Another wait, five hours, head." They can turn in their ; Tuesday.The .
for oil was found necessary because pledge cards, indicating the equal amounts; paid in full or, service in January, 1956, has squadron's enlisted men
can use any other method con- been transferred to ZP-3, sta-
disembarked from the "Sara"
of a broken wheel on the amount. and work out their installment -
oil bowser. Finally however the 1 payments with i the venient. tioned at Lakehurst, N. J., when she docked at Mayport
new engine was ready to test Community Chest-United Fund. I Personnel who have not been while Hill, who joined the Navyin shortly after 1GOO Tuesday
--- I contacted by the "key man" in February of this year, will PILOTS FROM VA-15 arrived
t2iN their unit should seek him out report' to AEW-2 Patuxent Monday after taking off from the
I at once to obtain pledge cards River, Md. USS Forrestal, which sailed into
1 I and initiate contributions. This is Norfolk. At press time an air
I a pledge appeal for 1958 needs of lift schedule for enlisted! personnel
p .t.ts ,, the CC-UF. WEEKEND TIDEde.skunked had not been announced.Also .
9'r ,, aboard the Forrcstal'dii: '
s c campaign will be divided among AM PM AM PM officers and men of VAH-1 Tin >
$1 42 agencies for whole year. Do- FOrt. 9:15: 9:37: 2:41: 3:22: ETA was also undetermined
,5Tb4 f .1q nators can designate their fav- Sat. 10:05: 10:28: 3:29: 4:14: Detachment 43 of VI'P-G2 ar-
I i (Please turn to Page 2, Col. 3)) Sun. 10:55: 11:20: 4:19: 5:07: (Please turn to Page 2, Col. 1))
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r.S S'Z'ZI 444r For-Sale Items On Bulletin Board Here I

Run Gamut From Weird To Ordinary I

\\s .
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: s A wondcrous selection of items I skunk. thought picture of babies hatching -
Yv and services for sale are offered i SWAP DUTY, rides to all as chicks out of eggs
:. weekly through notices tacked on i
parts of the United States, rental PERHAPS THE best of recent
the bulletin board located outside -
the Mamside Uniform Shop air taxi service, a call for hill- offerings is one wellwordedad
$zs r t: 4 y in Building Three. I( billy band members, and a dog offering a tape recorder for

FOR SALE items includeautos breeding service arc also listed on sale.

furniture of all) descrip- hand-written and typed notices Listing the sobering reason of
______..u___.._ ,,___._______..__ on.__ ____ _._ houses, that
tions cameras baby car- range from ingenious con- money needed for a new additionto
"WHAT'S NEW TODAY?" "Mike" Owens (foreground) riages, a bird-cage and accordian. struction to hastily scribbled ef- the family as reason for sell-
who is employed at the NAS Jax Uniform Shop, checks bulletin These arc rather ordinal i y, forts. ing the recorder, it continues on
board for new items of interest. Such offerings as genuine however, when compared to such The latter often add humor to say that swap would be considered -
non-thoroughbred puppies and a deskunked skunk have offerings as a dozen breeding through misspelling. "Navel I for an automatic washeror
been offered for sale through this bulletin board, which is located does and one senior buck rabbit, man's uniforms for sale" conjures I an aqua lung outfit?'"
outride the Uniform Shop Building Three. Also scan- genuine non-thoroughbred pup- up an anatomical base of operations -. Life. and bulletin boards
ing the notices are left to right, rear, Freddy pies, a poultry farm for trade, I while "baby setting done" I can be very interesting at NAS
Schenk FN; John Dailey. PR2 and Allie Anchors BM2. j dock space for shrimpers and a replaces ordinary sitting with a Jax.spy .


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Page'2 JAX AIR NEWS U October, 1957

42 Agencies Benefit From CC-UF

Jt1 XfiTh&iilli8 You Can Contribute To

Published every Thursday for Navy and Marine activities at Naval Air
Station, Jacksonville. Fla. Agency Of Your ChoiceBeing
MAS JaclnonTlll
Oct. 24
Capt Elliott W. Parish Jr. .............................................................. Commanding Officer Thursday
'Comdr. Robert H. Smith _.................................................................... Executive Officer Mainside-Two Grooms for the, a free people gives us the privilege of freedom>

Adm. Wendell a. Switzer FI..t..Air_.....1acklOnyW.Rear .................................. ...................... Commander Bride (comedy) with John Car to give as we desire.
Capt S. S. Searcy Jr. ...................._.......................................... ....... ......... Chief of Staff roll and Virginia Bruce. Also Cat The 42 agencies within the framework of the Community .
FlMi Air Wing CUruiCapt Concerto and J e k y 11 and Mr. Chest-United Fund are surely worth the
Sidney J. Lawrence .. .. ..... Commander support of
Capt T. E. White w. :.?: -?::.7.7:::::::::::::: ::::::::.::::::::=:::::::-:::::::: Chief of Staff Mouse. all hands. If, however, you prefer to designate your contribution .
Naval Air Technical Training C nUr NATTCenter-Lawless Eighties
Capt. Charles L. Moore. Jr. ................ ................................. ...... Commanding Officer I to one particular agency, you can do so, as mentioned
Buster Crabbe
Coimdr. Wilfred E. yieahman .............................-................. ......... Executive Officer (western) with I previously.What .

Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl .................Naval..............KoapUal.......................... .......... Commanding Officer and John Smith. Also, Horses about "X" agency? Why the heck should "X"
Capt. Marcy Shupp -...-.......................ARTU... ................ .. .. Executive Officer and Magoos Check-up. agency be in need of contributions? Just what does it do

Capt. Norman O. Anderson ........................ ..... ........ .... .... Commanding Officer Hospital-Battle Hell (drama) These normal questions which always arise whenever
Comdr. William E. Hardy ........?.>........ ....?.... ............................ ...... Executive Officer with Richard Todd and Akim are
asked to contribute.To .
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Floridaat Tamiroff, Also, Guided Muscles. with the 42
no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVEXOS P-33 Friday, Oct. 25 better acquaint personnel agencies in
Rev. Nov. 1949. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian penonndof the Community Chest-United Fund, the Jax Air News will
Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Training Mainside-Mr. Rock and Roll
Center Naval ,Hospital.Service Fleet Air. Wing 11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. (musical) with Lionel Hampton tell a little about each one. They are listed in alphabeticalorder

Information Officer... -........... .Lcdr. J. F. Klrkllghter, Jr. Alan Freed and Rock Graziano. with no intent at preference.
Managing Editor Andrew U. Planey CROSS-Reams and
Assistant Editor Gordon Robbie; staff Reporters Jack Holmes. PHI; Also Top is Big Top. copy
Lynn Weldman. JOS:;. John Isbell. JOSN: Ben Sylar, SN; Phyllis Fletcher; NATTCenter-Two Grooms for could be written about the good work the Red Cross has
Staff AN.
Photographer Tom
The Jax Air News is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. the Bride. done. Rumors have a way of spreading and the Red Crossis
Material appearing In this publication can be reprinted i Is
which has been to
fIr.o'tl.dWvr subjected ugly
given. Photographs, unless otherwise credited, are official photo Hospital-Lawless Eighties. an agency rumors.
graphs.Editorial. Saturday, Oct. 26 fact remains, we can thank God we have a unit such as
offices located In Room 230, Main Administration Building.
Phone extensions 81M, 8346 272 or 216. __ I Kiddie Matinee: Dakota Inci- the Red Cross to call on in an emergency. Can you imaginethe

dent with Linda Darnell and Dale utter chaos and confusion that would result in event

Robertson. Also, Bell Happy and of catastrophes such as floods, fires, storms, etc., if we

Dr. Jekyl's Hyde. didn't have the Red Cross to handle the affairs of relief

4PP Mdinside-Hellcats of the Navy It would be downright pitiful.

;. (action drama, subs in the pacific The Red Cross offers to active servicemen and their

) starring Ronald Regan. AIO, dependents, veterans and their dependents and familiesof

Wacky Quacky.NATTCcnter. deceasd servicemen, consultation and guidance in per-

Mr. Rock and sonal and family problems; assistance in obtaining govern

y 'F's Roll. ment benefits and financial assistance when certain of these

Hospital-Two Grooms for the benefits are pending, or delayed; and a communication

Bride. service between men and their families in emergency situ.

Oct. 27 ations.The
4S Sunday Red Cross maintains an organization of disaster

..._.. .. Mainside Deer Slayer {outdoor -
preparedness:; and serves as official relief agency in time of
,,_ '" drama) with Lex Barker
W"' ,
disaster; offers educational services including water safety
Rita Moreno and Forrest Tu-ker.
'I Also, Divided by Sea. first aid, accident prevention, nursing service; provides

many, many other services, too numerous to mention and
NATTCenter Hellcats of the
Navy. serves as liaison between military installations and com

munity organizations as pertains to recreational needs of
Hospital-Mr. Rock and Roll.
men in camps and hospitals.

'BOY SCOUTS-The Boy Scouts have performed 47

C. C. United years of community service. The North Florida Council

onto agency if they so wish."One's Boy Scouts of America last year served 9,565 boys why

fair share" giving guide received training in citizenship and character building

has been established for the through this program under the direction of trained volun
drive. Ovetall "dollar" goal has teer leaders.
commanding officer, points with pride at the record of 279
been set at a lofty $100,000, with BOYS' HOME ASSOCIATION-Under the slogan: "Our
consecutive sorties and 100 per cent availability of aircraft. pro-rata shares established for Doors Will Never Be Closed to a Boy Who Needs Us", last
VF-173 made this record while in the
recently deployed I participating units. year the Boys' Home Associatin cared for 88 boys in the
Mediterranean aboard the USS Randolph. The Jesters, flying
Military and civilian Home and gave guidance and supervision to 432 additional
FJ-3M Furies, set the mark in 18 flying days. Ills believed
that 279 consecutive sorties is a new high for a jet carrier attached to Naval Air Station boys.BOY
squadron. Jacksonville, NAS Cecil Field, SERVICE COUNCIL-The Boy Service Counceseeks '

NAAS Mayport, Fleet Air Jack- to serve boys not included in other programs-those

sonville, Fleet Air Wing Eleven, boys who most need counseling guidance, and companionship. -

Fine Availability RecordIs Naval Air Technical Training, Last year 1,609 boys received services through eight

Air Reserve Training Unit, Navy clubs in the community and many more boys received

Recorded By VF173While Fuel Depot and Assistant Indus direct service through the Big Brother Movement of this

trial Manager's Office are parti-

recently deployed with cipating in the appeal for funds. agency.More( of the 42 agencies will be listed next week).

have been a contributor to this
Commander Carrier Air Group
Four aboard the USS Randolphin fine record and believes that 279 Reform

the Mediterranean, the Jestersof consecutive sorties is a new high Day
for jet carrier squadrons.
Jax-based Fighter Squadron
During this record period, the <. X)
173 were able to amass a total Service ListedReformation
of 279 consecutive sorties withouta Jesters began night operations, II

dud. spearheaded by the executive Day will be oh-
officer Lcdr Z. V. Knott.&mmJ.D,
Commander Sixth Ad- Saints
Fleet, served this Sunday at All

miral "Cat" Brown, was duly appreciative Protestant Chapel at both th-

of the effort put forth I 0d I 0930 and 1100 services.

by the Randolph as demonstratedby
I Chaplain Robert Osman. NAS
his commendation to theship's
Chaplain, will preach at the 093"
For Rent
commanding officer, Capt.
will I*'
service. His sermon topic
Dan Smith. I 2-Bdrm Furn. Cottage $45 Mo. h "Here I Stand." Chaplain Joe'
VF-173 is extremely proud to EV-9-7329 after 5pm. l
I Davis, NATTCenter, will prcath
--I 3-Bdrm Unfurn. Use 5126 Fru- ,
at the 110 service on the topu'
NATO Unitsrived mont Ave. $80 Mo. 2435 OrmsbyCir. "The Faith We Live By."
(Avionics Div. O & R) Cribbs. .
at NAS Jax Monday about 2-Bedrms. 4740 Arapahoe Ave. Special feature of both serve>

the same time VF-101 was land- EV98129. Brooks. I will be the anthem by the Chap-
ing at Cecil Field. Choir.
2-Bdrm Furn. .
Garage Apt.
THE USS Essex was due at
Avail. Nov. 4, 1431 Dancy St. j.i The Chapel Choir has b l"' :
Norfolk Tuesday and pt May- j. '
recognized of the fial
as one
port this Saturday, however, no For Sale .,,
church choirs in the Jacksonville
i .
definite times were announced.The 5-Ilm House. 5042 Camile Ave. '
..... area.Special .
'" .
USS Lake Champlam will EV99691. Porter. ? l ..' ,
be last to arrive at home base. NOW CAPTAIN-Capt. James Smith preparations are al!-
Jr.. (
right) Production
It's scheduled to dock at May- Miscellaneous Manager at NAS Jax Overhaul and Repair underway for a live tclevisio.

port, Oct. 31. Wanted: Rider to join car pool shown shortly after he received a promotion Department to his is broadcast of the Chapel serve
to Southside. Hrs. 0730-1545. Ext. rank last week. present on Sunday. Nov. 10, over Chan-
Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr..
597. com- nel 12. All personnel interested
Teacher: "Johnny do wishto
you manding officer awarded captain's bars to him.
leave the ?" Wanted Ride Capt. Smith in singing in the choir are Invited -
room : wanted/car pool, has served aboard various ships as well
as having
duty -
Johnny: "Well, I ain't hitch- vicinity Normandy Blvd. Hrs Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Naval at to attend rehearsals' Thur
I Academy and day evenings at 1915 at t''"
hiking. 0800-1630. Ext. 592. Short. I New Mexico School of Mines. Chapel.I .


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24 October, 1957 MX AIR NEWS Page i

CNO's Aviation

Safety Award 3w4wj, SCOUTING I

Given to VP-5 .j. Patrol Squadron VP-5 Five rolled

Attainment of the highest out the welcome mat for its six-

i ik1 plane detachment which returned
aaral aviation safety record ,
# : from a six-month deployment in
among Atlantic Fleet patrol
Port Lyautey, Morocco.
squadrons earned VP-5 the coveted -
;The reunion was a momentous

CNO Aviation Safety occasion highlighted with a spir-

Award for fiscal 1957. ; hM b: w\ ited party at the Officer's Club.

REAR ADMIRAL Wendell G. r :4 The evening's entertainment concluded -

with the singing of
Switzer, Commander Fleet Air : r songs
the "boys" learned in far away
Jacksonville, made the presentation -

last Friday during a color- Just a month ago, the parent

ful ceremony in which the squadron unit of VP-5 returned from a

also held a change-of-com- .t r. five-month deployment in Kef-

mand. lavik, Iceland. Heedless to say,

it was not difficult to determinethe
A citation, accompanying the
fellows who had spent their
plaque, read in part: "Excellingin ___
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tours in Port Lyautey.

aircraft accident prevention VP-5 GETS SAFETY AWARD Rear Admiral Wendell G. Switzer Commander Fleet Air Med tans were still prevalent.The .

during the period July 1, 1956to Jacksonville, (extreme right) presents the CNO annual aviation safety award to Comdr. Ed- returning officers were

June 30, 1957, Patrol Squadron gar Coonrod, VP-5 commanding officer, during a colorful ceremony last Friday. Witnessing the greeted by many new faces.

Five conducted operationsfrom event were Comdr. John Crowe, (second from left) who relieved Comdr. Coonrod as VP-5 skip. Some of the officers who have

NAS Jacksonville and from per and Capt. Sidney J. Lawrence Commander Fleet Air Wing 11. I recently reported to the squadron
deployed bases in Iceland and
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include Lcdr. G. A. Kunberger,
Port Lyautey, French Morocco. Pests To Have It RougherCertification
No Bottlenecks/ Lcdr. F. Zimmerman, Lt. E. J
'The accomplishment of this
Friesen, Lt. (jg) N. II. Bergstrom,

record leadership is the, superior result of competent technicalkill I On Ortega SpanAt Course Held Lt. (jg) W. N. Glickman, Lt. (jg)

G. W. Derk, Ensigns E. G. Himes,
the of Elliott
< and outstanding airman request Capt. -
W. M. Betts, J. A. Wittes, J. VT
This is I W. Parish, commanding:
ship. performance in
keeping with the highest tradi- officer, NAS Jax, the Ortega Thomas, S. B. Brandon, R. L:
At Vector Control CenterA Hamilton and J. V.Charvat and
tions of the Naval service." Bridge will be closed to boat
CWO2 R. J. Fimm.
traffic during rush hours in
COMDR. EDGAR Coonrod accepted
the morning and afternoon program to provide certification of all men engaged VP-18
the safety award on behalf -
except on the hour and half t and in Local talent has been discovered -
in supervision, inspection training pest contraIl
of all VP-5 officers and men.
I hour. NAS Jax conducted at VP-18. Lt (jg) A. J. Hyman,
operations at was recently by
Moments later, he was relievedby Commander
P2V-7 Patrol Plane -
from these restric- I a
Excepted Disease Vector Control Center.To .
Comdr. John Crowe who
tions also plays french horn in the
I are all Governmentboats
reported here from BuAer. The obtain certification, opera- listed men under his direction Jacksonville Symphony Orches
outgoing skipper is presently any boat blowing tors first had to pass a written took and passed.the course. 'hey

awaiting orders for his new asignment. emergency The restrictions examination demonstrate on- are: Raymond Hawkins, HM1; tra.In the planning stage is an all

not applyon the-job ability, and be approvedby Gist IIM1 beer A CPO
weekends and holidays ob- Ernest ; Wayne Berry, squadron muster.
In his address to VP-5, Adm.I served by the Government. their commanding officer as HM2; Ronald Hunt, IIA; Lawrence I and Wives dinner dance is being

Switzer remarked that safety is recommended by the appropriate McGrath HM2, and James organized.Lcdr. .
Hours in which the draws-
the most important feature of Public Works or Medical officer Adkins, HM2.
pan will not be required to Ralph Dannettell and Lt

aviation. "Not only is this a hijn- open for routine passage of Resulting from new Depart-the Two civilian Pest Control (jg) Al Hoover arc newly designated -
skilled unit I look at it ment of Defense standards
can I vessels are 0630-0830 and Equipment Operators from Pub- Patrol Plane Commanders. -
nd tell you are proud of the 1530-1700. program was promoted: by Lcdr. lic Works who also passed the .
Robert Du Chanois, officer in
uniform you wear. I Lin- Returned from RooseveltRoads
-- -- ___ __ _. n _____ I charge of the center who feel it I test requirements are Floyd
der and Frank Ulmer. P. R., are Lcdr. T. Ravesi,
will provide a "new look" in pest
The Disease Vector Control Lt (jg) C. F. Hendrickson, Lt
control and do with any
.a away Center here incidentally holds (jg) L. R. Painter, Ensign R. W.
hit-and-run methods previously
the unique position of being the Egan, R. D. Grasse ADI 1. S. E.
by unskilled personnel.
employed Navy's only such center. It comes Bridgewater, AM2, R. E. Herr-
Consistent with his theory that
under military command of 6ND mann AN, C. R. Graves, AT3,
all who actually
) Y.rgr&W1 corpsmen are and management control of Bureau C. W. Goddard, A02 and J. L.

engaged in pest control opera- of Medicine and Surgery.The Scale, AT3.
tions should be certified, six en-
( term "vector" is used to Newly reported personnel ate

& ; t include all insects, rodents, and I A. R. Porfilio, AN, T. II. Grimm,

related organisms which play a AN, R. N. Dubose, AD2, N, A.

I significant role in the transmis- I Thornsby, AD3, F. H. Crosby

ais sion of disease to man). !I Sill, and G. D. Miller, ABGAN.


Sunday Oct. 27

0930 Sunday School, threeyearolds

through adults, Build-

ing 722. Service of Divine Wor-

ship, Chaplain Osman.

1100-Service of Divine Worship -

Chaplains Davis and Rea-

_. gan.
1830 Teenage Fellowship,
Bob Ohl JOC. -
TV M. C. -

New Navy TV emcee of the upcoming Jax Building 722.
1900 United Fellowship of
Navy TV show, reviews process -
Protestants, Building 722.
of film splicing during final
Show DebutsA f Thursday Oct. 31
days of program prepara '
1COO-Junior Choir Rehearsal,
new half-hour bi-weekly lion at WFGA-TV studios.
Building 722.
television show featuring J a xNavy With him is WFGA-TV assis-
1915-All Saints' Chapel Rehearsal -
activities will have its pre- tant film editor, Don Costa. 722.
Channel 1 11, ----- -
miere on WFGA-TV, -
by Capt. Seth ST.
30 at 1300. guest appearance
Wednesday Oct. ,
Searcy, Chief of Staff to Com- Schedule of Masses Se
Entitled "Across the Quarter-
mander Fleet Air Jacksonville Sunday Oct. 27
deck", the show will have an informal -
and interviews and films on the 0830-1000-King Hall, Building -
featuring live
which 563. (St. Edward's Chapel is
demonstrations of many aspectsof recent NATO operations :.:_'.......m'
were held north of the Arctic now closed for repairs).
the Navy; interviews with interesting Circle. Daily-0630, in Small Chapel. CERTIFICATES "IN MAIL" First to receive his certificate

people; guests and film Saturday 0800 as one of eight military and civilian personnel who took
of unusual occurances and hap- AS A SPECIAL feature on the I control operations course, Raymond
ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL and passed a recent pest
penings at the many Navy installations first show there will be a filmed Naval Hospital Hawkins HM1, (second from left, rear) accepts document from
of the ejection seat I
in this area. f demonstration 0630-Catholic Mass. Lcdr. Robert Du Chanois, officer-in-charge of the Disease Vec-
today's jet aircraft and a
time used on
SCHEDULED for some 0930-Service of Divine Wor- tor Control Center at the NAS Jax Dispensary. Others soon to
of how it feelsto
m the future will be possible remote I first hand account receive certificates are seen in the photo. Front row, left to
Jax be thrown out of a plane by a ship, Chaplain Bryant.
broadcasts from NAS the Latter Day Saints (Mormon) right, James Adkins, HM2; Ernest Gist, HM1 Wayne Berry,
who has had to use pro-
or NAS Cecil Field and visits I pilot Monday, 1930, Building 751. HM2; Ronald Hunt, HA, and Lawrence McGrath. HM2. Rear
in cedure in an emergency. I
from important Navy officials Emcee of the new show will Christian Science Tuesday, Floyd Linder, Public Works employe Hawkins Lcdr. Du

the Jacksonville area. I Chanois, and Frank Ulmer Pubic Works.
The first show will feature a I be Bob Ohl. JOC. : 1900, Building 751.


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For Flier FiveDefending Cop T-Ball

6ND basketball champion Tax Navy is cur- 'Closies'

rently storming through extensive practice sessions in Closely contested battles

preparation for the 1957-58 opener against Green Cove this week, highlighted by

Springs November 20 at Mainside gym. two safety victories, point up
The Fliers, who captured tte :t
the .
day. He's with the 679 ACNW increased stress on de.
coveted 6ND title in three of the
fense in
recent Mainside intramural
(Aircraft Control Warning) -
past four seasons under coach touch-football
based here.Despite ac-
Frank McCaffrey, start anew .this
Stovall's expressed be-
year, with only three returneesand
lief that there's more talent pre- Power-laden Fasron Six stands
a new skipper, Herb Stovall.
sent this year than last, the new undefeated with a leagueleading -
coach quickly added that the invitation 4-0-1 mark having been tied
talent-loaded squad are
for new players, particu- only by NARTU. VP-16 No.2.
Dave Smith, Jim Good and Ernie
larly those with height, still having played two games less, is
Stewart. In addition to the trio
stands.As unscarred in three games.
are two Cecil Field players of
if summing everything up, THE LATTER continued its
gargantuan size, Dan Parkerson,
Stovall added "We'll give 'em alla winning ways. The unbeaten, un-
who stands a towering six feet /
bad time" with what we now tied "sixteen" team caught VFP-
six and Bill Doyle, 6-4.
have on hand. STATION GOLF CHAMPIONS Pictured above is the 62 twice behind its own goal fora
"Both of those boys will pro-
bably be starting," said Stovallof "Why are those people cheering golf team from Aviation Electrician's Mate School at NATT 4-0 victory.In .

Parkerson and Doyle.Al ?/' asked the little boy of his Center which recently captured the All-Station championship.The another defensive battle.

Crittendon, a graceful six soldier father, who had taken Sparkies tripped NARTU Mainside champion, for the VA-172 picked up its third win;

footer "will play a lot of ball for him down to the railroad stationto spring title. Teammates are, left to right, William Quinn, AEC: against a single loss with a 1-0!

us this year" claimed the new see the soldiers off. Lcdr. .Robett Stamatis: Joseph Van Vector AEC and Clifford win over VP-16 No. 1.

Flier pilot. "Those, my boy are the people Prince AE1. Absent when picture was taken were Ltjg( ) Ron.. PREVIOUSLY unbeaten Faw-

IN WHAT MIGHT be an un- who are not going. aid Moreland and Myron Larrimore, AE1. tu bowed to VFP-62 6-0 then

precedented situation for J a x - bounced back to hand VP-16 No.

Navy, Bill Belcher, an Air Force |VFP-62 'A' Claims i 1 it's fourth straight setback,
12-0. FAWTU holds 6-1 record.
turned for Mon- a
up practice I
-- SAX AIR !jNAS IM Golf TitleFive After losing the opener 6-0 to
Fasron Six, defending champion
teams have c o m p le t e d VP-18 its fourth
Marines AO won in succession
NEWSOver play in the Mainside Golf League knocking off Fasron 109
with eight other clubs expectedto 6-0.

Clubs RulingT finish next week. In what may have been the

VFP-62 "A" wound up play thriller of the
week, VA-172's
Ball LairThe with a 769 record to hold down extra conversion
150 To point providedthe
Expected first place. NARTU is second winning margin in a rousing
race in the NATTCenter with a 758 mark, FAETU and
Touch Football League was In Jax Navy Golf VFP-62 "B" finished the season 13-12 NARTU.victory over cellardwelling

thrown into a two-way tic for with identical 636 slates and tied Standings a. of Oct. 22
first place when the Ordnancemen The two-day Jacksonville Navy for third place honors. Team W L T
Fasron Six 4 0 1
of AO School and the Mar- nament, with prizes totaling $500, started VP-18 finished with 60 wins VF-16 No. 2 3 0

ine Aviation Detachment both Jax course with a large field showing and 48 losses for the number four VP-18 FAWTU 4 6 1 1VA.

won a trio of games. Cove Springs, Mayport, Cecil Field, sir"I position. VW-4.172 3 3 2 1

The students from Aviation Mainside and several public and private VFP-62 3 2
I Fasron 109 1 3
Fundamentals dropped to third the Jax area. NARTU 1 4
after leading the pack for the Outstanding local names to ap- Musclemen, Here'sYour VAP 62ND' 1 0 4
0 7
first two weeks. I pear include Bob Taylor, Rod with Mr. and 93 Mrs. Big Chance!

The Ordnancemen's first victims Pinney, and Ace Johnson from a
The North Florida Open
of the week were the Sup- NAS Jax and Al Sabo from NA-, the In second the Best Weightlifting Tournament and Jax Navy Judo

port Splinters who went down to TTCenter. I Body Beautiful Contest will

defeat, 4-7, in a hard fought con- OVER 150 GOLFERS ARE expected I Saturday Stamatis ,tied be held at the Jacksonville Club Expands

test. AO downed the winless! to enter the tourney. Participants Joe Stutz and Baseball Park Monday, Nov.

AGO team, 27-0, then sent the may play the 18-hole 18.
Storekeepers of AK reeling, 39-6. route either day with competition teams had a Anyone interested in parti- MembershipWhile

Marine Aviation Detachmentkept being divided I into four cipating in either event or in stationed in Hawaii in

pace by downing AK School flights, including the championship sailor Bartender, beer,: getting additional information 1946. T/Sgt. Richard VanMullen,

26-0, Aviation Fundamentals, 20- bracket. I should contact NAS Jax Special now an instructor at AE Schoolat
7, and the Support Splinters, 270. The meet is a single round, key, scotch, I Services at extension 512.DISPROVES NATTCenter, became inter-
The Aviation i i Fundamentals medal play event. A certified I BM3: "Yes I ested in the art of Judo.

team salvaged one game out of club handicap accompanied each While serving in Japan, h t'

three by downing the Missilemen application. gained the brown belt. Coming
of NAWS Prizes will be awarded for low in 1953 he to
18-0, after playing the here began lay
of gross and low net winners in all in forming Jax
Sparkies AE to a 12-12 deadlock groundwork a
flights.IN Navy Judo Club, and in March

In other action for the week, THE OFFICER Wives Two 1956, the club had its forma)

NAW School defeated AGO 12- Ball last Sunday Mr. and Mrs. opening.

2; AK downed NAWS 12-6; AE Lew Polansky took first place Today, the club boasts some

squeaked by the Support Splin- honors in the first flight with 35 members, who work-out in a

ters 7-6, and the Sparkies gaineda Mr. and Mrs. Dick Gordiner run- Quonset hut on Biscayne Ave

forfeit victory over AGO ning a close second. The history of judo dates backto
School. Mrs. Jack Tcfft and Capt. Fer- 1615, at which time the Toku-

guson turned in an 89 for first qawa dynasty was in power and

flight "low gross" honors while forbade all arms or weapons of

any type to be in the possessionof
Prizes Set
For I
Lengthy Unbeaten II any citizen. .
Fishing RodeoThe ( For self protection, jujitsucame
String M'ade By I into being, which is the ait
Special Services De-
of with bare hands.To .
kil\ing\ ,
partment at NATTCenter
announced AvFund
identify the more progressedjudo
this week that the
NATTCenter from Aviation Funda- .tom experts, a system was arranged -
Rodeo is
still in progress and will be mentals School squeaked by their to show th'- various stagesof
opponents last week in the NAT ability by having various col-
running until Nov. 4.
TCenter intramural bowling ored belts.Lowest .
All anglers are to
urged get
of these is the white
out to their favorite fishing league and kept their perfect re;
belt which is for beginners, andit
haunts and try their luck. cord by downing AK School in
three comes in two phases. Second
Prizes will be awarded in all
classes of fish, both fresh wa- This brings the total to 76 as a person progresses, he will
ter and deep-sea. straight wins for the AvFund earn the green belt. Then the

Any person interested may five over the past two years. brown belt is awarded in three
In other action, the Missilemenof stages.
pick up entry blanks at the
Services NAWS School held on to 2nd Then comes the goal of all
office, Build-
ling 614.Heard place by sweeping past the -""' judo enthusiasts, the black belt
Sparkies of AE School. OLD SAYING Little Cathy Curtis. 10-year which runs into nine phases.

about the simple simon The Marine Aviation Detach- old Judo novice proves that the saying. "It's a man's world"is The Jax Navy Judo Club is

who stayed up all night figuringout ment won two from AO School. a little outdated by sending Bill Orlh 13 sprawling to the open to all service personnel and

where the sun went when it The Support Splinters divided canvas during a recent practice session of the Jax Navy Judo dependents. Meetings are held

went down? with AGO School to conclude action Club. It's said by observers that Cathy is one of the better Tuesdays and Thursdays from

It finally dawned on him. for the night. judo enthusiasts for her age and weight. 1900-2130 at the club hut.