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Pledge Now To Community Chest United Fund; Pay Later


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VOL. 15 No. 30 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 31 October 1957
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Pro Pay To Benefit

Many Eligible Here

'hyY A recent NAS Jax Notice outlined details for personnelhere

!i'F to go up for the one-pay grade proficiency pay which

4f will be allowed solve 10,000 Navy men between January and
June 1958.
; ,
4 y The Secretary of Defense Pro-
ficiency Advancement Directiveof ation system, including final ad-

Oct. 3, 1957, provides that enlisted vancement multiple and recom-
personnel may be granted mendation of commanding officers
will be used.
rI: proficiency advancement in pay
grade without military advancement For proficiency advancementfrom

i n recognition o f skill, rates in which there are
qualification in rating or demonstration insufficient numbers of technically -

of outstanding effectiveness qualified personnel vto o

'xY y+'1> 47 4tek in assigned specialty. meet time-in-grado eligibility;
THE SERVICE-WIDE examin- requirements for military advancement *
_. .
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timc-m-grade requirements -
I will be reduced
For other rates, in which there
: ? 4 4t Spree Is OnThe are sufficient numbers, eligibility

II requirements for proficiency advances -
big rush is on! will be the same as for
The Christmas
I 1 military advancement in petty
t r y+8 fa0'' 7t that is, at the Navy Ex- i officer grade.

change Toyland, Building 554,
a #; one block from the NATTCenter !
1958 will be limited to one
Navy Exchange.The
'TIS THE NIGHT OF WITCHES AND SPOOKS-In the guise of Halloween-clad boys and pay grade above military grade
girls, many a witch's crew will be abroad tonight tapping on doors and demanding "trick or Toyland was opened I Chiefs are not eligible, if they
treat." Candy, cookies and other goodies will hush their clamor, at least momentarily, but bewarea Aug. 30, with an inventory of
I refusal lest the witch's mark be left. Little folks at the NAS Jax Nursery have been "rehearsing"for moro than 1,500 items. The are already in the highest pay
the big night for several weeks now. Shown here are witch Kathy Gilliam (right) and her cat goal of the Navy Exchange grade provided by law.
in foreground Eric Lindberg. They're assisted in "tricking or treating" by pirate Jimmy Brooks, The service-wide exams sched-
Officer is to have minimumof
old-Devil-himself Bobby Warner and geisha girl Carlene Timm. a uled for Feb. 1958, will be usedas
of Christmas
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-- -- carry-over
the base for pro-pay.
toys. Because of this, it will
Marines Slating One Week Left To be impossible for the Exchange proficiency Eligibility advancement requirements of some for

to maintain an In-
Birthday BallsThe rates arc:
stock position of all items.
Marine Corps 182nd Pledge Your ShareWith All authorized patrons are 1. Six months as P03 or P02
and PO1. Terminal eli-
Birthday will be celebrated urged to buy Christmas toys one year
locally with three balls sched- gibility date is 16 May 1958;
early so as to have good
a little more than a week remaining in the Community a of CO
uled for next week.
Chest-United Fund Drive, Jacksonville Navy military and civilian selection before the choice
based outstanding perform-
Marine Aviation Detach- on
personnel will have "to step on the gas" to meet the established items are gone.
ment Staff NCOs will hold (Please turn to Page 3, Col. 1)
goals. _
their ball at 1930 Nov. 8, at
the Seminole Hotel' in down- As of last Friday, a total of
town Jax and MAD sergeantsand $18,406 had been pledged or col- goals for participating units;

below will hold their ball lected. This amounts to 18.4 of ComFairJax, 2.84%; NAS Jax,

at 2030 Nov. 9, at Building 3, the self-established $100,000 goal 24.46%; FAW-11, 51.63%; NA-
NAS Jax. for the drive, or 29.93 of the VTTC, 24.21%; Naval Hospital,

NAS Marine personnel will $61,000 quota assigned to the Jax 21.37%; and NAAS Mayport,

celebrate the 182nd birthday Navy drive by the Chest-United. 13%. NAS Cecil Field, NARTU,

with a ball at the CPO Clubat and Industrial Managers Office y +ui. r9 S',, r
1930 Nov. 11. REPORTS AS OF last Friday figures were not available at .i

show the following percentage of press time. r 4 .
._ t

Jax Photo Squadrons Hosts I I drive set for Nov. 8, personnelare

reminded once again that Jy

To German Naval OfficerA cash is not needed to contributeto

the CC-UF. Personnel can 9"Sjj >.. r 6
33-year-old German Navy officer, who is to organize initial pledge any amount they wish

phases of the first German Naval Aerial Photo Unit, is currently now and take a whole year to Ar
receiving training with photo squadrons at NAS Jax. payoff their pledge. The important -
He is Lt (jg) Rudolph Kunz, --- .- -- --- thing, it is being em-
in training now with VFP-62. phasized, is to signifying an intention -
role the Federal Republic of
lIe is scheduled to spend some of contributing by pledg-
Western Germany is playing in
time soon with VAP62.AT ing. I s
the North Atlantic Treaty Organ :
THE END OF November, ization Contributions during the campaign 1
he returns to his native land will be divided among 42

and is to start in motion the TAL L. SLIGHTLY balding agencies for a whole year, or the

German Navy aerial photo unit, with a ruddy complexion, Lt I contributor can give to any .. .
--- --
putting into practice what he's I (jg) Kunz speaks with enthusiasm particular agency he so chooses. "HATE TO DO THIS, LADIES" We always thought it
learned and observed in this of his visit to the US. He Jacksonville Navy has always was the women who winced, but not so, according to Charles
country.Lt I looks at it as significant of the met its Community ChestUnitedFund Davis, HN, (left) as he administers anti-polio vaccine to this

(jg) Kunz' job is a big one. feeling of good-will building up quota and officials believe bevy of women employees of Overhaul and Repair Departmentat
NAS Jax. Davis is shown giving Mildred Witherspoon her
His reason for being in the US I'between our country and all the that a "last week" spurt will shot as Doris Butts, Ruby Harrington and Bonnie Freeman
is an important indication of the NATO members. bring better results. await their turn at the firing line.

31 October
Page,2' _UU. "k' IIjllttl""j''uO' <<....__ -,15

J11 x-4Y.Jltnr-ur s f i X x H Qy

! Published every Thunder for Navy and Marine activities at Naval AirStation

I Jacksonville Fti.AS. Jacksonville Thursday Oct. 31

Capt Elliott W. Pariah Jr. __...._. ._.___.,............... Commanding Officer Mainside-Tin Star (western)
Comdr. Robert IL Smith -......._.__..M............................"'....-.... Executive Officer with Henry Fonda and Anthony
Fleet Air Jacksonville ,
Bear Adm. Wendell O. Switzer ,,.._. _...._...._..M.... ................... Commander Perkins. w
Capt. 8. 8. Searcjr.: Jr ..-._....__"'....._.-......_....__..................... Chief of Staff NATTCenter .:.... Opposite Sex
nt Air Wing Eleven with June Al- :
Opt Sidney J. Lawreno ______._._........._ ...... Commander (color comedy)
CaPt. T. K. Whit _.....?....._....?....................................i--iTTi-i-iMiiuriitTint"' Chief of Staff lyson, Leslie Nelson, Ann Sheri- 'I
evil Air Technical Training Ceale One showing 1900 only). : .
Capt. Chart L. Moor Jr. _._,....__.__.. Commanding Officer dan. ( ,
Condr. Wilfred E. ntthmn _................................._............'M.._ Executive: Officer Hospital Hot Rod Rumble .

Capt. Benjamin N. AM _...._._Navel Hocpllal....._..._................. Commanding Officer (action drama) with Leigh
Capt Marcy Shupp -.-.....-MM-.M.M.M .................................. Executive Officer Snowden and Richard Hartunian.Also .
Capt. Norman O. Anderson _....._...__._.....................>/........ Commanding Officer Scrappy's Birthday Party.
Ooa .r. William E. Hardy .......__....,..,,.,...,.........,....,-_.._ Executive Officer Friday. NOT 1 '

Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds in Jacksonville Floridaat Malnside Loser Takes All x'd
ao expense to the government and in compliance with NAVJXOS P-3fl> J1t :
Rev. Nov. IMS. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personndef (color comedy-drama) with Ros- .
fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Training Brazil and Glynis Johns. ,,y ,
Center Fleet Air Wine 11, Naval Air Reifrve Training Unit and the U. S. sano
If aval RecpltaL Also Trail Blazer Magoo.
Service Information Officer.....??.._...........Lcdr. J. F. Klrkllfhter, Jr. ,
Managing Editor Andrew H. Planey NATTCenter-Tin Star.
Assistant Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporter Jack Holmes PHI; Hospital-Opposite Sex.
Lynn Weldman, JOe; John Isbell. JOSH; Ben Sylar. SN: Phyllis Fletcher; LINE Vitlttag NAS Jax
la a member Armed Service. Saturday. Nov. 2 CON'GRESSMAN'IN CHOW -
Material appearingNews this publication can be tedroprroviding credit is last week. Cong. Harold Ostertag. (foreground) of the 39th Con-
given. Photographs unless otherwise credited are official U. S. Navy photon Mainside My Man Godfrey gressional District. New York. made a brief tour of the Station.
(color comedy) with June Ally- officer Elliott W
Editorial office located In Room 230 Main Adm1D.1Itz'at1oD"Building. Accompanied by NAS Jax commanding Capt.
Phone extensions 81M. S34. 272 or 216. son and David Niven. Parish Jr.. he had lunch with personnel at the mess
NATTCenter-Loser Take All. hall. Two enlisted men from New York who went through the
More On CC-UF Hospital-Tin Star. line and had lunch with Cong. Osteriag were Kenneth Bayne
Agencies AN, and Earl Gorenflo CP. (right).
Sunday. Nor. 3

Because You Care, They (color Mainside-Friendly comedy-drama Persuasion) with Fasron Six VP-16 VA-172 Report

Gary Cooper and Dorothy Mc-

Can Live Happier Lives Guire.NATl'Center-My(One showing Man, 1900 Godfrey.only), Scouting Squadrons I

Hospital-Loser Take All.
(This is the second in a series of articles to acquaint personnelwith ,
the 42 agencies of the Community Chest-United Fund. They Fasten Six I I I Fasron Six welcomes aboard
are continued in alphabetical order.) Three Officers Over 450 of the personnel attached 'I Lt (jg) Richard Braun and Lt
William Duke who reported -
(jg) ,
BREWSTER HOSPITAL-Last 44,000 days of hospital
year, over to Fasron Six awaitingthe
aboard from VF-31 Cecil
care were provided for approximately 6,000 patients in Brewster Depart Center USS Saratoga and USS Es-
Field; Lt. John Willis, from VA-
Hospital. The hospital renders care, comfort and cure.
NATTCenter lost the ser- sex were transferred to the ships 12; Ltjg( ) Carl Webb, from U.5S;
CATHOLIC CHARITIES-This agency serves the family life r
vices of three of its officers
Canisteo (AO-99)) and Chief
last week. The men in the tran- ;
foster home
our community by providing for
care dependent this week, with two retiring, I Aviation Maintenance Technician \
children placing babies in homes for adoption, helping unmarried and one being released to inactive sient personnel department effected Glenn Scofield from Fasron 201
mothers and rendering assistance to the aged. duty. this transfer with mini- ,
CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY licensed and confusion.At (special) Malta.
non-sectarian Lcdr. Denny Newberry, mum of effort
child-placing agency. Speeds up adoption process, tries to find training officer 0 f Aviation a small ceremony in the office Welcome aboard to Herbert
right home for each infant. Also maintains home for older children Electrician's Mate School of the commanding officeron Winter, SA; John > Graver SN;

whose parents are temporarily unable to care for them. Class B, retired after 22 years Wednesday, Boyd Rice, AD2, and Donald Sicard, AN, all of
CHILD GUIDANCE AND SPEECH CORRECTION CLINIC service. CWO Alfred Hughes, reenlisted in the Navy for the whom reported aboard from Re-

An agency setup to serve those children whose emotional conflictsor phase officer of the aircraft second time. ceiving Station, Brooklyn, N.Y

speech and hearing problems prevent them from living a happy, armament control systems at Ltjg( ) C. C. Rose, Ltjg) R. T.I e VP .
satisfying life. Helps children grow into well adjusted adults. Naval Air Weapons Systems Gaskill, Ensign D. F. Coe, En- : 16
DANIEL MEMORIAL HOME-Provides care program, as wellas School retired after completing sign P. G. Pollinger and Lt(jg) A 1926 touring car, pink punch
foster hpme. for children from .broken homes. Keeps brothersand 20 years. T. S. Odams, who were here fora from a bath tub, flapper costumes -

sisters together. Released to inactive dutywas short period, walked over to I barbershop quartets and

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES-Gives a chance to handicapped Lt. William Lyons, Spe- Hanger 114 when their squadron other relics of the Roaring 20'sset
persons, by giving training and employment. Handicapped repair cial Services Officer VA-15, returned from NATO ex- the stage for a party held by
discarded items, made available for sale. ercises. the officers of VP-16 recently

HOPE HAVEN HOSPITAL--Offers excellent care and Officer i n charge 0 f merrymaking

ment for the undernourished crippled and otherwise treat-I Lcdr. Gail Gilliam, was
children who are without sufficient finances from their I assisted by his wife Jeanne, and

JEWISH WELFARE SOCIETY-Provides counseling, assistance --- \ Ltjg) Carl Buck in arrangingfor
to families, individuals. Licensed child-placing agency. Helps unwed the party, held at the golf
mothers. I club annex.

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION-Help in fight against na- Miss Alice Jane Townan be-

tion's No. 1 health problem. Research, treatment and facilities to came the bride of Ensign Charles

reduce suffering not only of the mentally ill person, but of his Gas par r 1 n e Sunday at St.

family : .; isya Mathew's Catholic Church.A .

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS-No positive cure for this dread dis- ease, which results in complete paralysis of parts of the body. Strong ; and Mrs. Burt Gleason Sunday at

research program is bringing hope to many. I -- --f: : St. Vincent's Hospital Mother,

NURSERY SCHOOL ASSOCIATION-Combines four agenciesin t Bobbie, and baby, Caron Yvonne
one, under one supervision. Half children in\these nurseries are returned home Wednesday.

from broken homes-allowing remaining parent to work and maintain Congratulations go to Jamc!

home Taylor, promoted to Lcdr. and
OLD FOLKS HOME FOR COLORED haven of rest and .: i, aF William Elwell promoted to Lt

comfort for our elderly Negro citizens, who in their last days haveno t V (jg) .
means of support.SALVATION .

ARMY-The Salvation Army Corps through its s s VA-172
spiritual program reaches into depth of our community. Maintains \ Ensign Paul Strong assumed the

such separate services as Salavation Army Emergency Home for duties of squadron "Bull Ensign"as

Women for unwed mothers; Also Salvation Army Red Shield Lt. (jg's) Don Wight and

Lodge, which gives overnight lodging, food to destitute families,I 4 Howard Young donned their silver
until homeless can be returned to their legal residence; Salva- jg bars this week.

tion Army Senior Center, which provides recreation and full life ad-
Another "Blue Bolt" was,
for those over sixty.
mitted to the squadron this
(More of the 42 agencies will be listed next week.) month when Lt. and Mrs. Tom

( Jj Caulkins were presented with a
Cong. Charles Bennett (D-Fla.) Too
Sojourners Set seven pound, 15-ounce son.
will be guest speaker.All 'bad that Lt. Caulkins had to be

National Sojourners, past aboard the
Nov. 7 the Tarawa during
OPERATION MANSFIELD Hollywood< film star
and present, and commissioned Jayne blessed event.A .
Mansfield poses with George Callahan Jr.. AD3 aboard the USS
Florida Chapter No. officers and warrant officers who Tarawa during a recent visit to Rotterdam Holland. Miss Mans-
435, National Sojourners, will Master Masons field was greeted by shouts, whistles and cheers from 2,000 rocket engine developed for
meet with their ladies Thursday, are are invited. sailors. Pictures of the film beauty popped out all over the ship a supersonic research plane produces -
Nov. 7, at the NAS Jax Commissioned Make reservations with Capt. and she was kept busy autographing them. As one sailor remarked approximately the same
"she certainly must have
awfully big and
strong wriststo
Officers Mess at 1800. Macy Martin extension 343 or as the giant turbines of a
be able to sign all the hundreds of pictures the boys are shoving power
Dinner will be served at 1900. 337. at her." Navy cruiser.

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81 October 1957 lAX Am HEWS Pag i

Bobcat Pins Go uc5;

To Fifteen In

Cub Pack 131NAS ,, ) ,

Jax-sponsored Cub Pack

131 held its monthly meeting last

Fifteen t t + s, '
Friday evening. new ,

I boys were inducted into the !


Theme for the month was

"Ghosts and Goblins" and after

the business meeting, membersof

the pack put on Halloween

costumes and bobbed for apples,

some of which bore gifts in-

One put on a skit about

Columbus' trip to America.

New boys received into Pack IT'S GOT TO BE HERE Jackie Wisenhunt, student at' ii'e

t WIN TROPHY-Mrs. Donald 131 include: Williiam Blackburn, Aviation Storekeeper School Class A at NATTCenter, goes on a
Weldon hunt for a piece of equipment at the bin area of the school. A
i Long points chairman of Jax Wayne Hardy, Charles ,
Checkerboard Band mock-up of a real aviation supply storeroom helps students be-
Wives Club holds
Navy No. 86
William Bruening, Clyde Hardy,
National YMCA come accustomed to the problems that will faoe them in the
runner-up tro- John O'Neil, Mike Jones, Charles *
phy awarded the club at the future.
Of Louie Kinman National Convention for its Mitchell, Michael O'Neill, Rob-

participation I n welfare and ert Jewett, Freddie Etzler, Rob-
Here Nov. charitable projects. Behind her bert Carroll, Ura Bryant, Leo- Aviation Storekeeper School Is
Plays stands (left to right), Mrs. Barney nard Price and Michale Keim.
Meyer, club president, and
A checkerboard bus will herald publicity chairman Mrs. Albert The following boys received NATTCenter UnitThe
the arrival aboard the Station Rose. awards presented by Carl Heise Important

of Louie Kinman and his: cubmaster: James Lyons, Wil-
Checkerboard Music to play ford Bay Stater DeclaredAO liam Slanilonis, Don Hall, Duane Aviation Storekeeper School was moved to Jacksonvillefrom

Crew's Dance, November 5. (A) Honor StudentPfc. LaFollette, Barry Jewett, Nicho- Memphis in 1951, and since its recommissioning, has turned

The dance will be held al John English, of Newton, las Brango and Buren Stahl. out thousands of qualified personnel to fleetunits and shore es-

Building Three, 2000-2400. Mass., was honor student in last Also, Kenneth Heise, Robert tablishments.The .

According to his releases,, week's graduation at the Avia- Osman and Paul Bruening. school includes the AK
Louie Kinman's adaptability tc tion Ordnance School Class A at -- ---- (A) School and the Marine Avi- includes introduction to aviation
The is convert- ation Supply Course. The latter supply catalogs and publications,
please dancers and listeners ol NATTCenter. Navy presently
aviation supply ashore and a-
all ages has earned him the nameof English, who entered the ser- ing seven cruisers and is build- also includes an officers course.
float, supply in operation, office
"Corn Ball" Kinman. vice in Oct. 1956, has not been ing 10 frigates to mount guided AKA) SCHOOL curriculum
procedures and techniques, ma-
He can sing a smooth ballad assigned! to a hew duty station missiles in addition to the ships .
terial and afloat accounting.The
ala Como or lapse into vocal yet. now equipped.
Marine Aviation Supply
features from off the farm. Navy Wives
Course covers introduction te

aviation supply, publications,

Pro Pay f CornerJax I material identification, classification -

and allowances, material

(Continued from Page 1)) Navy Wives Club No. 80 procurement, receipt and e x-
o a Oct. 2 penditure, stock records, afloat
met Wednesday evening, ,
laCe and technical skill in rat-
and control
presid- accounting
with Mrs. Barney Meyer
ing; and office procedures and Air FlfF
3. Satisfactory completion 0 f ing.
supply in operation.THE .
and Accepted as a new
practical factors performance -
tests, if applicable, for next was Mrs. Lawrence Watermolen. MARINE SUPPLY Officers

higher grade of the man's rating. Mrs. Lonnie Harris was pre- course provides selected officers -

Mandatory completion of Navy b!? sented with a Jax No. 86 wing- with the background and
Training Courses not requiredfor l' guard pin for having brought in knowledge necessary for duty in

Feb. 1958 examinations for another five members. This supply with Air FMF units. One

proficiency advancement to these ,. )4) \MfT makes a total of 10 members she such class is now in session with

rates., has brought into the club in a 10 students.

The rates to which the above year's time. Students who attend AKA)

requirements apply include ET2, Mrs. S. Ceynoya accepted the School are selected for such

BT3, ATI, AT2, AT3, FT2, FT3, Nursery Co-chairmanship. Mrs. work after completing Aviation

AQ1, AQ2, AQ3, GS2, GS3, GF2, T Hagan was appointed as chair- Fundamentals School at Norman
GF3 AC1 AC2 AC3 RD1 RD2, man of the Audit Board. Those
... __s'_ .wv .+.. irfi) ___,,_._ ..a.w11.... wro..irf .x.;. r6 Okla., or are qualified personnelfrom
RD3, RM1, RM2, RM3, TE(RM) I, t< : serving on her committee are fleet units.
chiefs, with
veteran a
TERM)2 TERM)3( SOl, S02, END ACTIVE DUTY Mrs. Jim White and Mrs. R. L.
total of 40 years active service, are shown receiving honorable After graduation, (A) school
SO3, CT1, CT2, CT3, TD2, TD3, discharge certificates from CapL Elliott W. Parish Jr. (left) NAS Perkins. students receive orders from Bu-

EMI, EM2, EM3, AE1, AE2, AE3, Jax commanding officer, at ceremonies recently.The Mrs. J. Stacey has assumed du- Pers, and are generally assignedto
IC1, IC2, IC3, TM3, MM2, MM3, chiefs William Andrew ARC, (center) and Raymond ties of chairman of the Not -New fleet units with limited
Thomas, RMC after tours at NAS Jax plan to remain on the
BR1, BT1, BT2, BT3, EN3, AD3, local scene Shop. number to shore establishments.

A1I2, AM2, MR1, MR2, PH3,
"Cw SCHOOL graduates, corporals -
AG1, AG3, DT3, DC3, FP3, ME3,
and above, receive orders
BU2, BU3, PR3, QM2, QM3, SM2, II II
From the Commandant, Marine
SM3, YN3, TEYN)3( PN3, SK3, THE WORLD IS MINE Corps, and are generally assigned -
AK3, DK3, J03, MU2, and MU3. i
ELIGIBILITY requirements for Today, upon a bus, I talked with him-he said to said, : to fleet units. }?fc's and beloware
"Why don't j Join the assigned by local selection
for proficiency advancements in I saw a lovely girl with golden me, you
others, dear?" to prescribed billets handed
hair have beenso
"I thank
ratings not listed above are the ; you,-you
same as required for regular I envied her, she seemed so kind." He looked ahead without a down by the Cammandant.Lt. .

:military advancement. gay, "Its nice to talk with folks word, Wayne C r o z i e r, is the

Personnel recommended to And wished I were as fair.- like you, And then I knew-he could training officer of the School
When she suddenly rose to not hear- and Capt. Henry Young Marine
advancements "
compete for pro "You see, he said, "I'm bind.
will be axamined in Feb. 1958, leave, Oh God, forgive me when I Oh God, forgive me when I liaison officer.
by use of examinations for the I saw her hobble down the whine- whine-

pay grade next higher than the aisle; I have two ears, the world is NATTCenter ReenlismentRate
I have two the world is
She had one leg and wore 'a eyes
one they are now holding.Recommendations of outstanding crutch; mine. mine. On Steady Increase

But as she passed, a smile- Figures released this week by
personnel t 0 compete for With legs to take me whereI'd
Oh God, forgive me when I Later, walking down the the Military Personnel Office at
officers at
pro pay by division go,
whine- street, NATTCenter reveal that the re-
the same time they submit rec- With eyes to see the sunset's I
ommedations for personnel to I have two legs, the world is I saw a child with eyes of glow, 'enlistment rate is maintaining a

participate in the service-wide mine. blue, With ears to hear what I steady increase.
With 20 people eligible for discharge -
examinations for advancement in He stood and watched the would know,

rating to be conducted in Feb- And ,then I stopped to buy others play, Oh God forgive me when I : there were 17 reenlist-
nents, for the month of October.
ruary. some sweets, It seemed he knew not whatto whine-
This brings the total to a higk
Full information can be foundin The lad who sold them had do.I I'm blessed, indeed! The 184 reenlistments for the year
NAS Jax Notice 1418 of such charm stopped a moment then and world is mine I
ind 19 discharges.
Oct. 22, 1957 and NavAct 18. .


4 JAX AIR NEWS 310ctober.1SS1

Varsity' Boxers Eye

fAX AIR SPORTS: Season's First Tilt

I NEWS'King At Palm Beach AFBFistic

mentor Chuck Phillipswill
l lead the Jax Navy boxing
team to its first match Nov. 14

Midas' Touch Assists with West Palm Beach Air Force
Base as the opponent at the
14 1 south Florida base.

Falcon Football Fortunes.With r v Losing a number 0 f team
'< 4f members through transfers and
k P
) 4
its goal-line unscathed in five of seven games, discharges, Phillips is looking for
Fasron Six's stingy defense held true-to-form in Mainside new talent to fill several va-

Touch Football League play last week as the Fighting Fal- cancies.
cons edged VFP-62 4-0, and thumped VP.16 No. 1, 13-0. One of the outstanding boxersto
The Falcons won the VFP-62 report in the last few weeksis
fell victim by getting nailed behind Martin AE3
contest on the strength of two Billy of VP-16.
safeties, second game in a row its own goal. A top contender in 1956, Martinwas
in which the Photo Squadron IN OTHER action, defending defeated in the finals of the
champion VP-18 smashed VFP- All-Navy Tournament by Tabby

62, 20-0. Two powerhouses, VP- Lee, hard hitting boatswain'smate.
Sparkles, Closed Gym 16 No. 2 and FAWTU, battled to .

Harass Spike LoopThe a 12-12 tie in a thrilling ball Making the trip to West Palm

Sparkies of AE School, game. Beach will be Ralph Mizell, a
VW-4 played role of killers from ,
defending champs in the NA- giant heavyweight NATTCenter
TTCenter intramural last week, up-ending league. Lawrence Howard, VF-43; Ronald
volley- power VP-16 No. 2 with its initial ON RECEIVING END Bare-footed Bill Kelly of VP-18 Pearson, Fasron 109, and Martin
ball league, again this year leaps high to snag a pass thrown by a teammate during heated
setback, a stinging 6-0 defeat. in the division.In .
have jumped ahead 0 f the action in last week's touch football battle between the Black fighting Open
pack, and arc rolling along The Cane Hunters, smelling Knights and Fasron 109. An unidentified VP-18 man attempts to the novice class will be
the undefeated trail. sweet odors of success, also bat- block Fasronite Jim Bickle, (right). The Patrolmen, defending Robert Reynolds, VP-16; James
league titilists, went on to carve out a 20-0 win over Fasron.
With the gym just having tled VP-18 to a 6-6 standoff, Meade, Special Services, Main-
been reopened after being narrowly missing another upset Opener Is Nov. 20 !side; Daniel Perez, VFP-62, Reginald
closed for alterations for a win. Perry, NATTCenter; Edward -

few days, the Sparkies are the VP-16 NO. 2, in its third out-, Samples, VP-16; Bill Liles
only team to have completed ing of the week, tripped Fasron: Flier Cage CrewStariingThe Fasron 109; Raymond Sallay
a full schedule to date. They 109, 12-6. NATTCenter; Frank Motley

own a 6-0 record.Robinson In its contest with VFP-62,! VFP-62; Edward Zumwalt, VP-
16; Norman Mann, NATTCenter.
VP-18 wasted no time in show
------- Jell William Aybar, and Keith Hoi-
ing its stuff. A 20-yard trot
man, both of NATTCenter.
around left end by Jerry Sum
mers pushed across the first TD. Jax Navy basketball Fliers, still racing through

Webb For Golf A pass attempt was good for the* daily practice grinds at Mainside gym, are slowly taking Queen Contest
extra point.Warren. I shape into a closely-knit unit with the opening tilt slated

Invitation TitleTwo Hood hit end Al _Nnvomhpr._ ._...___ 20.
Hoover for a pass in the flat, The Fliers held a full-length Prelims Slated
tied for top honors in good for another tally in the sec- scrimmage with intramural VA-
cording to team trainer Warren
the Jacksonville Navy Invita- ond half. Conversion was good. 42 Monday in what proved to bea Timm. For Nov. 8.
tional Golf Tournament held last FINAL SCORE dame when "very gratifying workout," ac- "BILL DOYLE, in
weekend at NAS Jax. fullback particular Beauties will parade at Maia-
Hank Robinson of Green Cove a VP-18 Buddy fumble Prigcon and recovered looked real good," said Timm, side gym during noon hour
Springs Navy and Harry Webb, pered length of the field. Mainside Links Herb temporarily Stovall.running the team for I Nov. 8, when preliminary judging -

a retired chief, deadlocked for Fasron Six holds: first place, in the Jax Navy Basketball
first plate by carding net 73s, one tie marring a n otherwise Title To NARTUNARTU's Timm was lavish in his praisefor Queen Contest takes place.
one over par on the long 6,618 perfect seven-game record. band of linksters, Bob Crittendon, described by Queen and her court will be
yard greensward. FAWTU's early leaders hold trailing VFP-62 (A) by 11 some as the best defensive player I selected on the basis of attractiveness -
Charles Smith of NAS Jax runner-u with points nearing final week of on the club. I poise and talent.
p spot a 6-1-1
and Marine Capt. Ed Overby, mark. play, defeated Fasron 109 in Earlier in the week, Stovall) i Four participants will be pick-
NAS Jax, posted net 71s; to tie VP-18 the last match of the season to had described the team as being ed in the prelims. Their photos
for top place in second division is next with 5-1-1 pull ahead of the field and richer in talent than last year's will appear in the Jax Air News
competition. Overby, with 43- while VW-4 and VP-16 No. 2 capture the Mainside Intra- District champions were at this of Nov. 14, for a popular vote.
38-81, claimed low gross award. boast a 41slate.. mural Golf League fall competition stage of the season. Finalists will appear at the

In the third division Capt.'Ed- Funeral Director last week. EFFORTS FAILED to producea Fliers home opener Nov. 20, at
win Kiem of NAS Jax, had a net mourner):"How old (to aged" The Reservists add e d the final season's schedule, but it's which time the queen will be an-
tally of 69 from gross nines of Aged Mourner "I'll are be you,sir? title win to the spring golf leg hoped to have one in time for nounced. The four will receive
; 98
45-39-84. Second was Cap month." won in July. As before, NAR insertion in next week's Jax Air sweaters and individual certifi

Benjamin Ahl, NAS Jax Hopital, Funeral Director TU nosed out VFP-62 (A) for News.A cates.
with a gross 42-43-85 for a net worth going home :is"Hardly it the top spot. quick rundown on this season's Interested applicants should
70. Kiem also won the low gross ? slate reveals the same contact NAS Jax Special Services -

silverware. powerful brand of opposition as at extension 512.

witnessed by Flier fans in recent '

AvFund Bowlers years. VP-78 Remains
The Fliers provide the opener

Drop First GameThe for Jacksonville Univer Atop Keg LoopVP18
sity's fledgling Dolphins Nov. 29
Gunners of Aviation Ord- defeated Fasron Six
in tussle at JU'Swisher
a homecoming S
nancemen School played the role 3-1, last week to remain atop
o f spoilers last week in the gym. the Mainside American Bowl-

NATTCenter intramural bowling ing League. ComFairJax beat
league by stopping Aviation Lt. Fenner Is New VA-176 "E" and VA-172 to

Fundamentals in the final game move from fourth to second
of the night. Pistol Team HeadS place.

AvFund, trying for a perfect Lt. R. C. Fenner I Third place O & R and VA-

mark again this year, had its of the Jax Navy pistol team 176 "E" fought to a 2-2 tie.
s t rea k stopped at 79 straight last week, taking over the cap The outstanding game of the

NATTCenter league games. taincy from W. H. Mellon.Lt. week saw the Waves take a
M/Sgt. "Red" Grecnweed remains \ Fenner, of VP-18, has a fine 3-1 decision from VW-4-No.4.
top bowler in the league, LHONORED pistol-shooting record. He was In other league games, VA-
but his average has dipped to a one of the founders of the Naval 172 whipped VAP-62 Shutterbugs -
rr1 Air Basic Training pistol teamat 3-1; VW-4 No. 2 turnedin

Standmp Pensacola. a 3-1 win over Dispensary;
AvFund Team W 1'NnvAlrWeaps He captured the sharpshooterclass FAW-11 shut out VFP-62 (B)
j7 I medal in the 1954 NABTRAfall while N ART U scored twin
AI: School 7
8upSplits 13 13 11 10 WITH AWARD Winners and runners-up In shoot. "Doc", as the new pis shut outs beating the Shutterbugs -
lfarAvDet AO School 10 14 spring and summer intramural All-Slalion sports competitionwere tol captain likes to be called, and Pinsplitters.
AGO School 9 5 15 recently awarded trophies for their excellent play. Capt. claims the .22 Ruger automatic VP-16 shut out both Supplyand
AK HI Game School 5 19 Elliott W. Parish Jr.. (left) NAS Jax commanding officer, pre- pistol as his favorite firearm. Hospital to lead the Na-
DeVito MAD 252 sented the trophies to team representatives at ceremonies In
IU Series .
DeVito, MAD 588 his office. Capt. Parish is shown presenting the All-Station soft. Hurricanes are named after tional League. Second place
They lived happily in ball championship silverware to Patrol Squadron 18s Ed Brown. VW-4 No.1 tied with Fasron
a tiny because after all whoever
ADI. and Comdr. women ,
ace pitcher R. H. Gillock. VP-18 skipper. The 109.PI"e .
apartment overlooking the rent. Patrolmen romped io a 14.1 league record. heard of a himmicane.