Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 2, 1961
Frequency: weekly
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Patron 18 Takes 'Bull By Horns' In

Mapping Big Drive Safely Campaign

Since its invention, that now
juries. This brew consists of two coordination. Individual com-
great influence on American life,
alertness mand action must be coordinatedwith
parts one part aware-
the automobile, has become an
ness, one part caution, one part civil authorities and with
item of necessity instead of the
knowledge of traffic rules, and the NAS Security Officer.
thing of it
luxury was once con-
one safe car. "MAN MUST realize that when
Ky sidered.
{ Shake this mixture well and he's driving a vehicle he's sitting

Although our nation has geared add a dash of interest. Digest behind a killer a spectre

itself to rely in a grandiose way this and you are as nearly gua- more disastrous than WWII.. ."

on the automobile, that collec- ranteed against immunity as it Lt. (jg) Arvin said.

tion of nuts, bolts, gasoline and is possible to be in this day and VP-18 uses many means of

steel has become mans greatest teaching safe driving. One way

killer. age.VP18's "Drive Safe" Officer, is by showing the graphic film

PERSONNEL at Patrol Squadron Lt. (jg) V. E. Arvn, stated that "Death On the Highway."

18, however, have concocteda "An effective safe driving pro- The Drive Safe School at NAS

magic potion; to stamp out the gram can only be achieved by Jax is another aid used by VP-18

threat of auto deaths and in- complete awareness, interest and (Please turn to Page 6, CoL )

DRIVE SAFE Lecture is
delivered to members of Patrol
Squadron 18 by Lt (fig) V. E. 5)I.
Arvin who points out various

traffic symbols.Marine. I.

Top Jf1X


Vol. 18 No. 46 .. U. S. NAS Jacksonville Fla. 2 February 1961

Title of "Schoolmaster of r

the Year" at the Naval Air Y'l:.'E#/>.. Proposed Travel Cuts
Technical Training Unit has

to Ralph Fanz.
gone GySgt.

The Aviation Ordnance Class Seen
Freezing ManyA
"B" School instructor won with

his 15-minute presentation on

artificial respiration and with a serious shortage of funds might inaugurate a transfer

five-minute impromptu deliveryon freeze in the Navy "no later than March 1" unless more

indoctrination of a new man money is fast appropriated by Congress, reports Navy Times.

into organization. kd The "freeze" would mean that
an ment movement of recruits
Uf those with normal tours of duty ,
THE "SCHOOLMASTER"competition between from home to recruit depots and
f expiring March 1 and
is intended to "pro to home of
transportation recordin
June 30 will be frozen; at' their
vide a device for improving the fL the case of reserve separations.It's .
current station until new money
relationship between personnelof becomes available for the next a good bet, relates the

education.NATTUnit" and professional fiscal year. Times, that there will be no

EXCEPTIONS to this "freeze" immediate replacements for

The award was first given in would be moves for fleet readi- many persons moved home from

1959 and is something that top ness and statutory movements.The overseas under the' "Kin Come

instructors at the training unit fleet readiness category, Home" order.
train hard for each year.
says Navy Times, will cover
To allay some fears, spokesmen -
All NATTUnit instructors are to schools of those
transportation for the Navy are emphasizing -
eligible to enter the competitionwith Robert J. Fleming (left)
TOPS IN THEIR FIELD-Capt. already assigned to enter classes that the freeze order will be
exception of the "pros" at commanding officer of the Naval Air Technical Training Unit
under existing quotas or to go issued only as a last resort.
Instructor Training School. looks on after presenting cups to winner and runners-up of the
1960 Schoolmaster competition. From left are GySgL Ralph from schools to the fleet.

COMPETITION is divided into Fanz, the winner; second place finisher Daniel Mitchell AEC, Those hardest hit by the

three parts: first, an individualsort and Robert Hayes AMI. who placed third. "freeze" will be personnel due to Auto Tag SalesAt

of thing is held in each phaseat
move from sea to shore without
all schools at the trainingunit. Given To to Main Gate,
Employee Awards going some school. They will
Winners of each phase ad- stay at sea.RECRUITERS. 1961 Florida auto license

vance to the semifinals. have been froz- tags are on sale through Feb-

Each school conducts the latter, Three O&R DepartmentTwo en in their jobs already. The ruary 16 at the Dependents

which consists in itself of two word is out telling those whose Information Center at the

separate parts. The first is a 15- NAS Jax main gate.
tours have
are expiring or ex-
minute presentation on any sub- Superior Achievement and one Sustained Work They're being sold for the
pired to expect to be kept on in
(Please turn to Page 6, Col. 5)) Performance awards have been presented to three O&R their present posts."Statutory" county treasurer through co-

employees.E. vention, O&R officials say. ,operation of Jax Navy Wives
C. Cuendet, of Operations moves are those
Club No. 86. Members of the
MORRIS recognized the signi-
which are required by law. They
Analysis Division, received a
club the counterat
are staffing
No Raise ficance of corrosion in aircraft
include such things
Superior Achievement Award for as transpor-
the Center
and called the attention of the
tation to home of choice trans-
developing improved on
an proce- each day from 0900-1600.
For Station dure for maintaining and prom- proper, responsible parties to the fer to the fleet reserve or retire-
problem. He also ex-
status scheduling, .. ..
ulgating pro- '
and experimentation yHNx.dtQa.4.y: :: .wj :
tensive studies ,.
and completion data on
UngradedsNo gress
dealing with the problemand
aircraft and aircraft parts with-
in and out
trained others
pay raise is in store for in O&R.
the Naval Air Station's blue of the Navy.
FORMERLY flow charts were
He is used as a consulting expert .
collar workers. limited in use, time consumingto on this- problem by Bu- j .. .: ; :
Dampened enthusiasm greeted
and difficult to
Weps, ComNavLant, ComHat-
announcement this week thata
maintain in order to provide
held in the Jack- Wing-1 and many operating
wage survey current information to produc-
sonville area has proven a hike tion squadrons and has provided ::
shops. valuable whenever k
in pay is not justified at this .
time. Cuendet's contribution solves called upon.

Wages of blue collar workers, the problems formerly encount- A Sustained Work Performance: 8n.c
hour- ered by adding supplementaldata Award was presented to Wilford
persons paid on a daily or
ly basis, are determined by to Parts Control Lists and i McBride, of Plant Division, be-
Shop Orders by including the cause of consistently superior Y N'
wage rates paid by private em-
installation target date on the performance which he demon-
ployers in.the area. 1 ;4L
addressograph plate.Also'receivIng strated in job assigment as Lead- <: .
holds that
The Navy surveysbe _
made when there is a pos- a Superior Achievement ingman Machinist, says O&R

that rates paid to Navy Award is Walter Morris, management.
sibility AWARD WINNERS-Initiative of these three O&R employees -
employees may be out of line of Materials Engineering Divi- McBriCe: was commended for proves beneficial as they receive awards presented by

with those prevailing in the im- sion, for his performance of dutyas his outstanding ability to solve Capt. Thomas B. Haley NAS Jax OfcR Officer. (left). From

mediate area.Graded Supervisory Materials Eng- various problems which arise in left are Superior Achievement awardees E. C. Cuendet. of
Walter Morris, of Materials
Division and
employees are not affected ineer, particularly in the fieldof his own shop and to aid others in Operations Engineering Analysis Division. Wilford McBride. Plant Division ,(far

by these surveys. corrosion treatment and pre- solving technical problems. right) receives Sustained Work Performance Award.



Page 2 JAX AIR NEWS February 1961


MAl, I..YIDe' Communion will be Overall
Aid Program
offered at all Protestant serv-
Capt. J.mt R. ". '
Comdr. Robert N.l on Executive Officer ices at All Saints' Chapel
HAl SU| Fl... Air Jacksonville Sunday. (Fourth and final installment in a series on "SeapowerTheNavy
Rear Adm. Knnth Craig .. .. Commander Hammondwill the viewpoint
Chaplain E. P. In Space. This is Navy as expressed by Ad-
Capt. Griytton H. Weber Chief of Staff, F lrJ..
Capt. NeUon M. Head _- Chl.f of Staff, NAB Six conduct the 0830 service miral Arleigh Burke_, Chief of Naval. Operations.)
Reel Air Wl., Eleven and Chaplain Charles D. Missiles, satellites u. andspace
Cept. Renfro Turner, Jr. _______________ ________ __ Commander Beatty will conduct the 0930 vehicles must be tested Eventually this range will ac-
Capt. Murlin W. Chief Staff Officer tually be
Alley a complex made up of
service assisted Chaplains
Naval Air Technical Training Unit and evaluated and men must five individual
Capt. Robert J. Fleming Commanding Officer Billie Wolfe and Johnie Perry. be trained to use them. These ranges. Althoughthe
Comdr Marion K.. Smith Executive Officer Chaplain Hammond, with functions are being per- complete setup will take 15
Naval Hospital years to finish, some ranges are
help from Chaplain G. P.
formed at the three national
Capt. L Encjelman Commanding Officer in use now.
Capt. John G. Fader Executive Officer Kopp, Jr. will conduct the missile ranges Atlantic
The sea test range is being
NARTU 1100 service.Of Canaveral
at Cape ,
Capt. P. H. Holt _- ____-_ __-_____________ Commanding Officer Range expanded for tests of SparrowIII
Comdr. William M. Miller Executive Officer managed 1 by; the Air Force; Eagle, Nike-Zeus and for
the 15 accidents involving the White Sands Missile
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacktonvllle"' Florida at no fleet training.
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July 1958 I personally-owned motor vehicles Range, managed by the THE IRBM RANGE was established -
Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jacktonvllle, aboard the Station in a recent Army, and the Pacific Range, in 1958 with firing ofa
Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing II, Naval Air
...erv. Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hoapltal. month, 12 of them occurred managed by the Navy. Thor missile. The polar orbit

Service Information Officer _- _ Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnli Jr. when the weather was clear and THIS LATTER range reaches range was incorporated in Jan-
Awlitint Service Information Officer .._ Andrew H. PNn., 1959 and the ICBM to
uary range
Editor-Gordon dry. from California seaward and has
Robbie Feature Editor-Mae Spencer. JOlj Staff R.port.n-S.ncIy
Martinson, JOSN, Ralph AA. needed for Wake Island was establishedwith
Bailey Photographer-Joy Beccarl, PH2. This shows that accidents can the growth potential
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and In. United States firing of an Atlas in Septem-
and long-term space
happen just as quickly
ternational Councils of Industrial Editors. ber 1959.
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material easily during so-called ideal programs., Like its sister ranges,
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographsunless conditions as they can when the the Pacific Missile Range U used Many government agencies are
otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographs. weather and road conditions are by all four services and both making contributions to the na-
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone axtenslons bad. agencies. tional space program. The Navy
8164, 656, 272 or 216., space
has been'active for years in

solving a variety of problems for

Roaring 20s the most part unique to the

.... Navy.
In today's space programs,
Were Times however, we find that the solu-

tion to purely Naval problems

provides the key to the solutionof

For TestingSecond ,' many space problems.AIM .
OF the Navy in utiliza-

( installment in a review wq y j/ k tion of space is to accomplish

of accomplishments of Naval objectives and prevent

Naval aviation during its 50 ::. ,t .,. space from being used to detri-
years of existence.) ment of these objectives. We will
use space whenever it offers a
The real worth of Naval : : L S : ; less expensive or more effective
aviation was first proved in I
WW I. ._ method of doing a job. t
During this conflict ,
the Navy relied much on sea- V :<; : We will continue to be a steady

planes and flying boats but performing member of our na-
opinion tional space team providing range
spread soon after the
war to favor the specially- support tracking communications -

constructed aircraft carrier payload recovery and safe

for land-type planes. <,, operating conditions for our national :: -
THE FIRST FIRST COFFEE OF YEAR-Guests for Captains Coffeeat space projects, both military -
carrier, USS Public Works D pt. for January were Edward Clary, (sec- and civilian. I
Langley, was converted from the ond from left) Maintenance Scheduler, of Maintenance Divi VP-5 Stands/
collier Jupiter and commissioned lion. Sue Dudenhoefer, Clerk-Typist in office of Assistant Re-
March 20, 1922. The following sident Officer-In-Charge-of-Coruiruciion and James Wilson
autumn, the Engineman, of Utilities Division. After being served 'cookie Atop Wing'sReup CNATRAVisitsJax
first carrier take- and coffee: the guests discuss various functions of their jobs
offs and landings were made on with their host Capt. J. Henry Etter, Public Works Officer,
its flight deck. (left). BoardResults For Big

The Saratoga and Lexingtonwere
being converted at' this Civilians Set of reenlistment rates 61 InspectionMore
time from battle cruiser hulls Nominating among FAW-11 squadrons show I

and were destined for commis- that Patrol Squadron 5 stands at than 1400 Naval Air Re-

sioning in 1927. Period For ElectionsNomination top of the board with a whop- servists from Florida and South

The Roaring 20's meant or- ping 34.7 percent for first cruise Georgia were inspected by Rear

ganizational changes in Naval period for filling positions on the Naval Air reups. Admiral Arnold W. McKechnie,

aviation. Bureau of Aeronautics Station's many civilian councils and boards starts Mondayand Career reenlistment for the Chief of Naval Air Reserve

bloosomed forth in 1921 and in closes at noon February- 17. year was a perfect 100 percent Training, Saturday evening at
1926 the post of Assistant Secre- Persons will be nominated with 10 out of 10 heeding the the NARTU Jax hangar.
Mrs. A. W. Howard at extension
tary of the Navy for Air was a March 16 election to fill placeson 8485. call to sign for more duty. Immediately after the inspec-

created. various Employees' Councils, the various Station departments.: Much credit for the successful tion, Capt. Frank H. Holt,
THESE WERE the years for the Food Services Board, Recreation Officials program goes to the VP-5 Career NARTU commanding oficer, wel-
emphasis on carrier aircraft de- Association and include: Appraisal Team, headed by Lt. comed the wives and guests of
velopment. A basic need for Overhaul and Repair-Lt. R. C. B. L. Poe Lt. (jg) G. T. McKenzie the Reservists and distinguished

fighter and torpedo planes was Board of Trustees of the Em- Fenner, R. E. Couey, L. C. and D. E. Bentley, YNCA. visitors present.He .

seen while experiments with ployees' Mutual Death Benefit Knapp, Milton Lazarus, J. H. It's noted that the "Mad Fox" paid tribute to Patrol

dive bombers were conducted.The Society. < Vaught and James Wood. Public squadron was on a Mediterranean Squadron 742 for having won

lighter-than-air field came OFFICIAL nominating peti- Works-Lt. (jg) R. N. Brannock, deployment for five monthsin the Noel Davis Trophy for two
in for scrutiny and a decisionwas James Barnhart, Herman Plouc- 1960. This would ordinarily straight Also receiving
tions will be available during the years.
made that rigid airships had her Frank James, William hinder reup rates but in the case plaudits were VS-742, HS-741
no military value. It was later period from election officials in Harold, Earl Edwards, L. M. Ben- of VP-5 it seemed to help the and VR-742, all of which won

learned that concentration on nett, Tony Zambito and Earlene squadron's reenlistment efforts. aviation safety awards last year.
non-rigid aircraft and Bridge Classes SlatedTo
antisubmarine Jacobsen.
Five members
of VP-5 have The latter awards were given
gear would have been Begin Here Monday FROM SUPPLY-Beulah Wise, graduated from Career Counselor's by the Chief of Naval Opera-

profitable.The Anyone interested attending Herman Gaul, Baja Henderson, School, including A. C. Zamora tions to only six of 250 squadrons

first carriers designed an intermediate bridge class Peggy Bryant, E. T. Keating, AO1; O. L Turner, AMI; comprising the Naval Air Re-
from the keel up, such as Ran- should contact Mrs. H. B. Benoitat George Konerly and Ed Wright; J. D. Bridgers, ATI; R. A. Lan- serve Training Command.

ger, Yorktown and Enterprise, NAS extension 770. Security E. E. Durham, Wil- I gager, ATI, and F. L. Firth, AE1. Admiral McKechnie, who is
joined the Fleet in the '30s. eset liam Harden, Joe ,Cibulski John Summing up the entire pro- headquartered at Glenview, Ill.,
By the beginning of WWII the Classes are to begin Feb- Moore Lamar Chesser
gram, Comdr. T. H. Casey Jr., the heart of Naval Air Reserve
Navy' had acquired a wealth of ruary 6, at 10 dollars for 10 les- McCauley and Otto
Bottin; VP-5 commanding officer said the local
training, praised
sons or 10 dollars for 12 lessons. ,
experience in operating aircraftat Comptroller John Inabinet
record is an all-hands pro- "Weekend Warriors" for their
,sea. The young aviators of the payable in advance. Dorothy Smith, Mattie Johnson ject and could never have been outstanding appearance. He

'20s, older and more experienced, Beginners Bridge classes are John Lemore and Peggy Young accomplished? without the cooperation also called them "salesmen for
led.younger ones to peak successin also planned to start that date. and from Miscellaneous groups I of every career enlistedman the Navy who are selling
WWII aerial combat. For further information, contact -Raymond Datres. in the squadron." Americanism."

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I Navy Needs Personnel Help- Declares Ex-Sec. GatesThings 1 ; /,Classified. '\:

in the Navy will get :, .. : ".. :. : :. :, ;'1 :

tougher instead of better, bluntly officers and dependents.He be implemented as soon as prac- crease obligated service for For Sato!

reported former Navy Secretary said things are tough now ticable." And, he said further, wholly-subsidized college pro- Ortega Hilli-3 bdrm., llv. rm., sep

William B. Franke as he left because of the nature of the the board should investigate pro- grams for officers; increase pro din. rm., Ig. fen. bk. yd., stor rm. car.
naval service. He said not enough blems of all the services. motion opportunity for highly portl ow equity, con. blk. patio, $75.50mo
office last month with other pymti, Immed. pot. L P. Shaver,
members of the Eisenhower ad- skilled personnel are staying on HE THEN suggested the com- skilled persons, and support the I ADI, Ext. 733 or EV 41380.

ministration.THE active duty. mittee look into these specific term retention proposal for reserve -I Cedar Hill*-Lg., 3 bdrm., Ig. wood
WHEN THE man of the house possibilities of relief: officers.Mr. pan fam. rm., 2} baths, patio, util.! rm.,

EX-SECRETARY'i re has to stay at sea for long per- Allocation of more proficiencypay Franke's recommendationswere owner being tram., avail. Immed., will
sacrifice for best offer. Mri. Whitfield,
marks were contained in a storyin iods of time, Mr. Franke said, it to critical ratings; changesin handed to Sec. Gates on SP 1.1298.

Navy Times of January 28. makes things tougher for his de- the administration of pro pay the day both left office. Spokesmen Ortega Foreif-6 rm. house, 2 bdrm. &

Mr. Franke told his former boss, pendents.As say the letter was filed as a den, WettfUld Section. Marcell I Young,
to give commanding officers au-
ex-Secretary of Defense ThomasS. means of easing the pro- means of calling attention of the EV 7-3341 or EV 88839.
for giving the to Sale Rent-home trailer, 8' 38'
thority or x ,
Gates Jr. that the Navy needs blem, Mr. Franke urged an in- new administration to problems
2 bdrm. 1953 model, $60 per mo.,
help, personnel wise, to make terservice board be set up to "re critical ratings; start payment of of personnel retention which the $1,900, $400 dn, bal can be paid like

life'more livable for its enlisteds, commend an action program to officers' responsibility pay; inin,1H Navy and the other services face. rent, Shindler Drive I off 103rd St.

...... ......,...'.........."'''=<<<- SP 14031.
) Bolte Committee For Rent
'II Furn Apt-4 rmi. & bath, por., yd.,
gar., elec., near NAS, $70, vac now,
: Creates Revised 3859 Herichel. Mrs: Clark, EV 71950.
: t
tIwe1niI ; ::: ; Cedar Hillt Eitate-room for rent with
: ...I
Sunday February 5 ::""":: :;:': $1f 1- prl. entr., bath, phone, real rates by
: Officer Plan Act wk. or mo., kit. prlv. if desired. Kathryn
ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL Knudsen, SP 1.3110 after 1700 wk-dayt.

0830-Service of Worship. ::1 Recommendations for revisingthe anytime on Sat. & Sun.
0930-Sunday School, three- ? Officer Personnel Act of Duplex Apt.-3 rm., elec kit, $60 per
mo., 3231 Lenox Ave. J. T. Atherton
Build- t 1947 and associated legislation,
year-olds through adults, AKI, Ext. 777 or SP 1.""14 after 1800.
ing 722; Adult Bible Class, Small Lp designed to eliminate interservice Orange Park-unfurn imall, modern

Chapel. disparities harmful to morale, house, 2 bdrm, liv., din & kit rms, util,

0930-Service of Worship. }... have been presented to the Sec- bath, Ig. yd., swim pool. Mrs. Gilmore,
CO 49036.
1100-Service of Worship. retary of Defense.
Murray Hill-house for rent at 4608
1830-Teen-Age, Senior High The recommendations were College St., at $75 per mo. Mrs. Register -
and United Fellowship of Pro- made to the Secretary by the De- EV 41561.

testants, Building 722 and Small fense Ad Hoc Committee to study Mobile Home-2 bdrm, 37' & on prl
lot & good fish creek, own well, $50 per
Chapel. and revise the Officer Personnel
.- mo., conv to NAS & Cecil, 5609 Leslie
Act.First Road, Wesconnett. A. B. Herrod Alcap,
ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL S established in the summerof Ext. 8393 or EV 74752.
0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass. } ik: L7 1960, the committee consisted This 'n' That

e of two retired general or flag officers Duty Swap Desired-Shlpfitter, first
of each service under the class wants duty in Jax Area, lion shore
ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL duty NAS Memphis, Tenn., with 20 mo.,
chairmanship of Gen. Charles L.
0615Confessions.0630Mass. duty remaining. James Johnson, NAS
NEW ADMINISTRATION OFFICER-Comdr. Stanley Kro- Bolte, USA (Ret). The group met S-7, Memphis, Tenn.
Icryk new NAS Jax Administration Officer, talks over his daily for almost five months and Ride Wanted-near 5 Points, 0730.1600,
0930-1015--Java Club. duties with Walter Patrick, Civilian Administrative Assistantto completed its reports and recom- Supply Bldg. Ext. 8510. M. Baker, EV
1030-Protestant Worship the Administration Officer. Comdr. Krolczyk reported to 71766.
NAS Jax from the Naval War College. He relieved Comdr. mendations in midDecember.In Wanted-Ride to Supply Dept., Bldg.
Richard McHugh who has gone to the Armed Forces Staff its findings the group 110, 0730-1600, from Intersec. of Norde
I Christian Science College at Norfolk Va.Examining. pointed out that officers of the Drive & Albicore Road, Oak Hill Manor.

Tuesdays, 1900, Small Chapel Reserve not Jack Campbell, Ext, Ext. 8660 or SP
on active -
't Boards In' duty are not affected.' Riders Wanted-Murray Hill to NAS t

JEWISH SERVICES That its recommended changes Jax, 0800-1630. Miss Caldwell, Ext. 437or

I Small Chapel, between All would, if enacted, provide sub- EV 9.8176 after 1700.

; Saints and St. Edward's Chapels. Midst WorkThis stantially similar personnel laws

'+' Wednesday, 1500 Religious Of Heavy and promotion opportunity for all St. Vincent's Has

School. active duty officers of each of the
is examination time for thousands of
Navy en-
i 2015-Adult Education Class. Armed Forces.
.r Friday, 2000-Worship service. listeds eligible for promotion. Commands throughout the Nurse OpeningsSt.
. 2100-Oneg Shabbat. Navy have established local examining boards to test the That the proposed changes "are

candidates.Such not experimental, as each is based Vincent's Hospital has announced -

a .local board is the his candidates. upon a law or practice fully job openings for both
Retired Officers Of ComFair Jax Local Examining Local Board One is made up of tested in one or more of the registered and licensed practical

Board No. One which convenedat three officers, one of whom is Armed Forces." nurses. Wives of servicemen are
Army Get New Law the senior member, and one enlisted -
FAW-11 headquarters last Specifically emphasized by the especially invited to apply for
man assigned as recorder. I
Attention of all retired Army month. This board has respon- committee was the fact it has such positions, if qualified.

officers is being invited to a recent sibility for administration of advancement The members are Lt. H. J. recommended certain of its pro- Openings for registered nur-

decision made by the Com- in rate exams to Strasler, of VP-5; Lt. (jg) W. W. posals be effective only to officers ses exist on all shifts in medicaland

ptroller General. some 390 persons in squadronsand Correll, VP-18; Lt. (J jg) R. R. appointed after the effec- surgical, evenings in the

That office has taken the stand the staff of FAW-11. Thereare Lewis Jr., of VP-30, and Don tive date of the implementing emergency room and psychiatric -

that all Army Reserve officers, other local boards here, also. Amendola, SA, of VP-30. legislation. unit, and on all shifts in

including officers of the Armyof THIS TESTING body does pediatrics and orthopedics and
Y "/i!:rxxa}49Do'.9?+faHPts
the United States, retired for most of its work behind closed 1 neuro-surgery. A surgery tech-

physcial disability under the Act doors and has an unenviable job nician and administrative in-

of April 3, 1939 are subject to i of completing all preliminary service coordinator are also

the dual compensation statute. planning for the examinations, ; needed.

The Comptroller General's decision receiving and checking work- V :. Full-time and part-time posi-

(B-123382 of Aug. 26, sheets for candidates and assum- J Y.. tions for registered nurses are
1960) was made effective last ing custody and security of all available. Licensed practical i

November 1 and applies only to tests. nurses and aides are also need-

officers retired under the April The board is also required to ed, but only in full-time jobs.

3 act., verify accuracy of data on the For more information, contact
all-important NavPers Form 625 ; Nursing Service St. Vincent's
In event a reserve Army ,
on which time in service and in EV 9-7761 extension
officer retired under that act Hospital, ,
is employed in a civilian capa- pay grade and performance fac- 1 I 's? 323.
tor shown.
city, he wil be subject to the are
$10,000 limitation under the Act UPON COMPLETION of the An old gent living in a dis-

of June 30, 1932, effective last' advancement exams for each trict noted for vote juggling,

November 1, irrespective of pay grade, the board must safe- F<' was brought before an investi-

whether or not reserve status is guard the answer sheets, destroyall gating committee."So .

retained upon retirement. test booklets and prepare returns you admit," said the
of the examinations for
chairman, "That you accepted
transmittal to the Naval Ex-
MDBS Payments Due amining Center: $50 from "supporters of both
Mutual Death Benefit Society Work of the board does not
VISITING JOURNALISTS-Seven Brazilian Journalists and The old fellow nodded and the
members are reminded that assessment end with sending of the returnsto two officers of that country's Air Force visited here last weekas chairman continued:
numbers 157 and 158 the Center, though. It is only part of a ten-day news-gathering tour of East Coast military "
are now due.Payment able to wind up its affairs after facilities. Front row, (left to right) are Capt. Renato Mello "How did you finally vote?

of $2.20 total for the the commanding officer of each Maj.] Marid Sobrino Domenechi Walter Jose Paulon. FernandoDe "I voted," was the proud reply,
Oliveira, and Navy Capt. John Hilton escort and
be taking a test is notifiedof 'strictly according to my con-
two assessments must paid person
I the group. Rear Pedro Torre, Antonio Peixoto De Valle. "
i by close of business February 13. action taken in the case of Gilson Campos, Nilo Dante and Fausto Almeida. science.


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Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS 2 February 1961


Civil c >,
Y6q !! ; i ie"'g

Service ,yyI I

,' "x. 4x

are a number of bills
j\ p
40 .
beneficial to the Government h: ,
xI -
employee that have been introduced -

in the opening days of .

the 87th Congress. .. .. -
Among them are:

((1) Increasing the present

$12-a-day maximum employee k

travel allowance to $15; (2) Re- _
lieving workers of liability in $ I
1A ii
civil suits arising from accidents 11

while their driving own cars Federal on Government vehiclesor i I

business ((3)) Repeal of the so- ANNIVERSARY DANCES "They came early and leftlate" I
called Hiss Act, which denies would be good words to describe the time had by persons
annuities I. attending three dances held last week aboard the Station in
to Government workers
observance of the 20th anniversary of Naval aviation. Dances
who were convicted of felonies were held at the Bluejackets Inn, (top left scene), Officer's
against the Government.The Club, (top right panels) and at the Chief Petty Officers Club,
bill would allow paymentsof (right.) Ralph Marterie and his world renown orchestra playedfor I''.
such annuities in dancing at all three affairs. In right photo. Capt. James H.
except cases Reedy (left) NAS Jax commanding officer cuts cake with K
involving national security. help from John Herron Chief's Club prexy and Mrs. Reedy.
There are also some brand new

bills sponsored in Congress. They

include: ((1)) Bills to save un- The Cruiser Becomes i_ :

used leave. Rep. Lesinski, (Dem.) s xi

of Michigan and McDonough, Protector Of The Fleet 1 i
(Rep.) of California, have spon- '
sored bills to credit
unused sick
leave accumulation At the end of WWII, giant carrier ask forces were the
of workersat
most powerful surface striking forces on earth. After the
their time of retirement to
their retirement fund in orderto war,_the carriers remained to become Backbone of the modern

increase their annuities. day Navy. targets at ranges up to 500 miles.

Rep. Roberts (Dem.) of Ala- Three other type vessels that BOSTON, Canberra and Pro-

bama, has introduced a bill to served well in WWII were bat- vidence greatly increase air defense -

allow employees to transfer their tleships, cruisers and destroyers.Of of the fleet since they are

unused annual leave at the end these three, only the cruiser equipped with twin supersonic

of each year, which they would and destroyer have remained. surface-to-air guided missiles.In IIiI

otherwise forfeit, to their sick THE CRUISER has become the near future, two more

leave accumulation. Another bill protector of the fleet, a role cruisers, Springfield and Topeka,
sponsored by Rep. O'Neil, (Dem) once enjoyed. by battleships. equiped with Terrier missiles,
of Massachusetts, seeks to restore These smaller "battle wagons" will be added to the fleet.

26 days of annual leave usually carry out important func- In addition to Terrier for air News
for all government employees.And tions as command ship. Im- defense capability, three cruisers, Big Often MadeIn

((2) Bill Seeking Em- mediate need for the cruiser may Galveston, Little Rock and Okla-
ployee Bargaining Rights. A revised be for bombardment of enemy homa City will bolster the fleet
bill seeking collective with the longer range surface-
positions preceding an amphibious -
bargaining rights for Govern- landing or to provide fire to-air Talos missile. Galveston is World Of Safety
ment workers already in commission.In .
was introduced at support to troops already ashoreor

the opening session of Congress.It simply to act as a stabilizing addition to the ten, the So the big news of the year was the presidential election -

is one of the most sought- influence in one of the world's nuclear Navy is also constructing cruiser one ? Or_ maybe the space race? Or Cuba ? Or the UN fracas?
powered Long
after measures as far as Fed- trouble spots. Well, not
eral and postal employee unionsare Beach, and converting three con- At least not to Walter Klauser. school football. In December, he
concerned.A The Navy now has several ventional cruisers, Albany, Chic- Nor to Robert Coon. Nor to Ric- broke it again playing basketballand

revised Rhodes bill dealing cruisers undergoing conversion to ago and Columbus making them hard Siewertsen or Marie Rar- in May of 1960 he broke it

with employee bargaining rightsis guided missile ships which will all-missile ships. rick or Richard Taylor. a third time playing baseball.
greatly enhance their positionsas THEY WILL b'e) operational
more specific than in previous FOR PLEASE be Informed Anyone for chess?
a part of a fast carrier strik- within the next three years and ,
years on details regarding union- ing force. Two of friends, thatKlauser Patrolman Francis Sheehan of
our heavy will be equipped with Talos and
management procedures it would
install. cruisers, Helena and Los Angeles, Tartar missiles. Also to be installed was run down by a the Lockport, N.Y. police force
Government departmentsand now carry the Regulus I assault will be the new ASW bear on a motorcycle. Coon founda slipped on a pencil at the headof
agencies would be requiredto
deal with all bonafide Gov- missile for surfacetosurfacenuclear ASROC system (anti-sub roc- 60-foot boxcar in his basementand the stairs, cascaded all the
attack against enemy ket). Siewertsen was run over bya down and
ernment and postal employee I house. way was taken to the

unions on matters of policy affecting Lockport Memorial Hospital with
Alsa, Marie Rarrick's car was back
working conditions, work injuries.
55S smacked by a moving tree and
procedures, automation, safety, S THE PENCIL that threw him
Taylor reached up and caught a
in-service training, labor-man- for a .loop was a souvenirfromthe
baby flying through space as
agement co-operation, methodsof ; Lockport Memorial Hospital.A .
neatly as Mickey Mantle would
adjusting grievances, trans- reach up and catch a fly ball. Deer and a deer tangled on
fers, appeals, granting of leave, ; These oddities the road near Columbus, Ind.
were only a few
promotions, demotions, rates of 4, SSS.TS.rS'S of the weird and wacky won- One of the parties involved,
pay, and reduction-in-force. Donald Deer of
M3'4. 4kJ ders uncovered by the National Indianapolis, reported -
((3) Increase retirement annuities the accident to police'and
Safety Council in its annual
for employees engaged in exhibited
roundup of accidental absurdities. ruefully his damagedcar.
hazardous jobs by increasing .
computation rate to 2% percent;
((4) Exempt civil service annui- IN OTHER unusual happenings

ties from Federal income taxes; in the world of accidents, every 20th AnniversaryOf

((5) Repeal of the Hatch Act eager baton twirler tries to de- USO
which prohibits political activi- velop a specialty in his routine Looming

ties by Federal employees; (6) that will make him stand out. The Jacksonville USO will

Future adjustment of classified S: Teenage Keith Hodges did just celebrate the 20th Anniversary
employee salaries would be by : that in a parade in Santa Bar- of the United Service Organization -

wage: boards on the basis of pre- bara, Calif. All of a sudden his with a birthday party February -

vailing rates in industry, and glistening baton, flipped exultantly 3. The Party will be held

((7) Thirty-year optional retirement high in the air, en- at the USO Club, 331 West

I for government employees countered a wind gust, took off Forsyth St.
; at full annuities regardless of NEW LUBRICATION SYSTEM-The O&R Plant Division and conked the Hon. Edmund G.
cutting of large
a birthday
, through efforts of Donald Cameron, Quarterman Supervisor of
age. 8300 Branch, has installed a lubrication system said by officials "Pat" Brown, governor of the cake is planned. In addition, all
of O&R to be equal or superior to any* to be found in Industry sovereign state, smack on the I 20-year olds present will be
> "The less people speak of their ioday. Cleanliness of the oil room at O&R and of dispensing head. given a gift.
the more we think equipment there has been said by some to resemble cleanliness In
September of 1959
found in a medical dispensary. NAS Jax Safety Superintendent Tony Music for the occasion will be
of it. Charles Able has labeled this system a big safety factor in Atencio' of Englewood, Colo., supplied by Tony Arends and
. Sir Francis Bacon helping to provide proper maintenance of equipment. broke his jaw playing high his Orchestra.


2 February 1361 JAX AIR NEWS Fig S

51 Enter Teams Chase To !I JAX NEWS AIR SPORTSSix Six.Jax Navy Men

For Keg FlagA lead Gloves EventJax

record number of intram- All-Navy Navy led the way in the first night of competitionat

ural bowling teams will roll the Jacksonville Golden Gloves Boxing Tourney as the
on the Mainside alleys in the Sports three-night show opened Monday at the new Coliseum.Six .

coming spring intramural Flier pugilists won their
league competition. Set For 61 way into the semi-final and final Paul Feutz, decisioned Ted Floydof
According to Frank McCaffrey, Wilder AC. Two other novice
round along with 1960 Golden
NAS athlectic director, the 51 Department of Defense athletic Gloves champion Myron Pat boxers lost, 160-pound Don Chais-
teams entered compose the officials have announced the following son losing a verdict to Doug
Brady who drew a bye into Wed
largest kegling group ever as- dates and sites for All nesday's final round due to lack Avery of Donaldson AFB, and

sembled aboard the Station. Navy sporting events for this of competition. 175-pound Tom Murphy, deci

year. sioned by Fairfield's "Bones"
numerous POPULAR Landy Dove, who
entries, three leagues of 17 teams Also listed are the host com- showed well in winning the Most Hartley.A .
mands and size of the squad al- crowd of said to
over 4,000
apiece, the National, Americanand +#". Valuable Novice Boxer award inDecember's
Continental, will battle for lowed. rx AAU meet here, won be the largest ever to witness an
BASKETBALL March 6-10 amateur fight card in the
top ratings. ; his bout with 135-pound novice city,
14th Naval District; double ellI turned out for the first night of
Included in the record entriesare Nat Wright of Wilder AC.
I minations; 12. action.
five women's teams. I BOXING-April 5-7; NB Newport Chuck Henneha, who tried

OFF TO A fast start on Mon- I R.I.; single elimination; one several times for a win last year,

day's opening night were Com- in each weight plus a total of made it Monday night with a 12-Hour Race

FairJax, Hospital, VA-44 and two alternates for a squad of 12. a+ decision over Wayne Bennett of:

Dispensary with shut-out victories VOLLEYBALL April 12-15; Donaldson AFB, S.C. in another To Be Held At
135-pound novice bout.
over Dental, the Wave 12th Naval District; double i

Grounders, Holy Rollers and elimination, best of three games; ,:Al1 Jax Navy's hopes of having
VA-165. 10. ,} four men in the 135-pound novice Sebring AgainAuto

Three others shared points with BOWLING-May 17-19; 12th, : ,9 category were dashed when racing fans from all over
Richard Bratigan and Frank
their Naval District 18 each 4
; games
Roberti! lost their bouts to Wild-
Operations and ,9.lir mid-March at one of the biggest
bowler; four men and four wo er's Milton Harold and Billy
FAETU, with 3-1 scores, against men. racing package deals, pricewise,
Commissary Store, Waves "Un I....... Grantham of Jasper, respectively.FOR ever offered in the United States.
touchables", and VAP-62. TENNIS-Aug. 25; NB Newport READY-Myron Pat Brady THE first time in many With the new reduction in gate
R.I.; single elimination, best veteran Jax Jax Navy produced a
Navy 126-pound years
High game of 233 and 629 series and seating admissions and two
two out of three games but best boxer is shown prepping for couple of good heavyweights.
for the night went to Vic days of practice periods offered
three out of five for semi-finals an appearance to defend his Novice Clark Muller caused
ski of the VA-44 Hornets. and final. For best two Golden Gloves crown at the free to spectators, a huge crowdis
eyebrows to raise when he
1961 tourney earlier this weekat many anticipated by officials when
out of three; four open, two the Coliseum. Brady won kayoed Earl Nunnally of the the Sebring, Fla. 12-Hour Sports

ComFair Jax To senior, four women.SOFTBALLSept.. the Gloves and Florida AAU USS Fox in 1:48: of the second Car Race is held March 25.
titles last favor-
21-24 NAS year and was
; ed to win this year's Gloves round. One day earlier, March 24, a
Face NATTUnif Patuxent, Md.; double elimination event, also. Another novice heavyweight, 4-Hour Grand Touring Race for

; 16. cars displacing under 1,000 cc.

,For Golf CrownThe GOLF-Date and host team ROOSEVELT ROMPSTO and a Formula Jr. Race will be
undecided; 72-hole medal play; held. The first of these starts at

ComFair Jax intramuralgolf four open, four senior, four wo 1000 and the latter at 1500.

team wrapped up the Main- men. COMFAIR WINA

side championship Friday by hard-driving, sharp-shooting quintet from the May- Air Force Takes
downing a strong Attack Squadron
I BEST PHYSIQUE I port-based carrier Roosevelt won the ComFair Jax Basket-
44. squad, 5-4.
TO BE SHOWN ball Tournament Friday at Mainside Gym. Leg On Nanside
The ComFair Jax sextet now .
-- The squad is now in Norfolk,
takes the Naval Air Technical sank the Roosevelt, 71-65, Friday
on Another reminder that the Va. representing ComFairJax in
Training Unit champion for Mr. Jax Navy physique con- the Air Lant Tournament. At morning.The [ TrophyThe

the All-Station title. Date for test will be held Febuary 15 press time there was no reportof final game of the tourney, diminutive 679th Air

this match is not definite, but it at the Mainside gym. the tourney's progress. true to form, was a neck and Force Squadron has done it
may be played Sunday, sources That military male havingthe neck affair all the way, with the
THIS YEAR'S local cage tour again. Aided by its All-Station
report. best muscular develop- FDR outlasting FAETU, 6462.J. .
ney was one of the best in recent touch football championship anda
ComFairJax and VA-44 met ment will be awarded the Mr. years, officials declared. W. Ball, the harddrivingcenter strong showing in several other

after the former squad had captured Jax Navy trophy. Smaller Seven teams entered action, representing and R. P. Johnson, a sports, the tenant airmen piledup

the Scratch League during cups will go to men havingthe USS Shangri La., deadly outside set and jump shot 2490 points to capture a leg on

regular season's play, ,and the best arms, chest, back and FAETU, VFP-62, VAP-62, VP-30 artist, paced the FDR's winning the Ironman Trophy, highest

latter, the Handicap League. legs.All and VA-44, in addition to the efforts. Jim Cramer and Larry intramural award at Mainside.
entries must be sub- Gore lead FAETU, and were
The Mainside championshipteam Roosevelt. The nearest contender was
mitted prior to date of the picked up by the FDR to assist
consists of Rear Admiral VA-44, 165 points to the rear,
Opening tourney action saw them in Norfolk.Spring .
contest to Mainside athletic
Kenneth Craig, Comdr. Bill with 2325. This was no mean
VP-30 and VA-44
VFP-62, get
Koressel, Comdr. S.G. Kona, Lt. director, Frank McCaffrey. the axe as it became obvious that feat in itself, considering it

W.J. Stephens, Paul Babick and beat the didn't take first place in any of
the team to was
Gene Hoopes. E Roosevelt which tripped pre- Sailing the winter competition sports,
-1 o >ut was a strong contender in
tourney favorite FAETU, 61-56.

Skin Diving Club On the third day, FDR lived Series StartsThe all.This is the first leg snared by

up to its opening day reputation, the Air Force unit. A total of
To Regroup HereIf staggered VAP-62 into the loser's spring series in the Greater -
four on the trophy must be won
you like unusual, bizarre r ry bracket with a 65-55 thumping. Jacksonville Sailing Champ- before the cup becomes permanent -
ionship is scheduled to be-
types of sport, skin diving shouldbe FAETU took a forfeit from VP-30 possession of any unit. Two
which had gin Sunday on the St. Johns
and the Shangri La,
just your cup of tea. Becauseof trophies have been permanently
the climate of Jacksonvilleand been dumped the previous day River. retired in the past.

points south, many ideal ry by VAP-62, 58-56, shelled VFP- All Navy Jax Sailing Club VA-44 2325

diving spots are to be found, including 62, 62-42. boats, except for Rhodes Bantam VAP-62 2100

at nearby Mayport.An AT THIS point, the FDR was No. 573, are expected to be Aircraft Main. 1825
and entered in this weekend's races. ComFairJax 1740
the only undefeated team
organizational ,meeting of VP-30 1620
the NAS Jax skin diving club was not scheduled for action until The sailing club has slated a Hospital 1485

will be held at 1900, Tuesday, Thursday.A business meeting for next Tues- Administration 1260

February 7, in Room 135, Build- strong finish pulled FAETU day at 20CO in Building 704. FAETU 1150 1175Operations

ing 704. All persons interestedare past the Shangri La, 73-66 Anyone interested in sailing are VP-18 975

invited to attend. Thursday morning, and a suspese welcome to attend.A VP-16 705
filled final three minutes that VA05 695
afternoon saw FAETU slip pastan O & R 590Dispens.ry
Nothing was going right for new four-lane bowling alley 525
me. My best friend said, when ther PACE-SETTER, of Special Services- Bob,shows Gun- injury ridden VAP-62 squad, has opened at NAS Brunswick, NARTU 460

seeing me appear gloomy, "Cheerup form which helped him rolla 51-49. Maine Air Force Academy I Marine Brks 330
and smile. Things could be 658 series recently, highest FAETU, a squad which by now halfback Mike Quinlan set the MARTD 310
worse." three-game total ever recordedat was almost completely physically all-time AFA scoring record of Comptroller 210
the Mainside lanes. Gunther exhausted, rallied in a final 138 points for four of vir- Waves 180
So I smiled, and sure enough, has also bowled a perfect 300 years Chaplains 160
things got worse. game. minutes' desperation drive, and sity football. Supply 10

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Page JAX AIR NEWS 2 February


IfYa' Rate Advance

Ask UsWhat a Q D Testing RuleIs

season or seasons do you
p .
prefer while living in northern t. u (Ed. not the following letter *
Florida and why? i was brought to the attentionof

That was the question asked of the Jax Air News by the HAS

persons here this week by the x ; CI&E office. It is bettered the

Jax Air News' Roving Reporter."I > information may be of value to

have been here for 11 years persons here preparing for ad-

.' .::':' .".....:.:..'... .. and I like all vancement.)
. .
..t.!;..:;: ::!:: :
... "': ::> t' z.: four seasons. I Sir: Would you interpret Article -

;.., '.' like them all C-7201 of the BuPers Man-

.r.> '"' ;' because the ual for me? Can an enlisted man

d weather does complete a Navy Training Coursefor
s: ;:':.'::!\\t:. not changeenough other than the next higher

< J':""\:,' to have : .. rate, or must he wait, say, until
<': he makes P02 before he
.'xk I any effect on can
.. >f\1} :" .S.'' me at all." take the NTC for POI? D. A. F.,

PN3 USN.It .
Baldarin Dale Baldwin, ,
IM2, ComFairJax."I is necessary to wait until

have lived here for 15 years you are PN2 before you can

and I just like Floridaperiod.I complete the NTC for PNI. The

do prefer r r article you cite says: "At any
time subsequent to advancementto
spring the
i the current rate a person may
most, though, 1 commence study and completethe
because of the :i ::
training for
course the next
weather. That'sthe ..'' AT TEEN CLUB DANCE A party and dance in Gay
"' : ; f Nineties style wax held at the Teen Age Club aboard the Sta- higher rate.
time of
tion last Saturday to usher in the* era of "The Golden Nugget"at Fleetwide Exams The Navy works on the prin-
year I' feel the i the popular teen spot. A large crowd of teenagers and par- ciple that a man should become

best and whenI }: a ents was present.First throughly proficient in his rate;

like to work '. ..' 'j Due To Be. Given the best way to do this is to

in the yard." Fussell' study one rate at a time. There-

Mrs. Louise Fussell, wife of Fred Spaceman To Be Next Two Weeks fore, a man is not authorized to

Fussell, AMC, (Ret.) start or complete the training

"I personally don't care for course for first class until he
Florida at all. I am from the New Frontier BlazerWith I The north wing of Building has advanced, to second. Ed.
northwest and 955 at NAS Jax will see lots of
(The ahOY article was taken
activity during the next two
to me the from the August 1960 issue of
talk that Uncle Sam' weeks as hopefuls throng to
changing sea- seven astronauts, in rigorous preparing for it. He's among the testing rooms there for the,semi- All Hands Magazine.)

sons and over- training for a possible "first, seven military aviators selectedto annual Fleetwide examinationsfor

all cooler wea- ever" venture into space, might be the nation's first astronauts. advancement in rating. Patron 18Continued
One of these will orbit the
allows you take some of their work at Cecil men
earth in First class petty officers will ( from Page 1))
.$.1'ther to live a lot Field thoughts have become increasingly space.
Continued gather at 0730 February 7 for in making its men more consciousof
better than focused on this country's ( next week.)
her the E-7 exam with second class responsibility on the highway.The .
e. Jack space program,
petty officers hoping to go to squadron sent 101 and
Fullerton Fullerton, PHI,i The following article is aimedat !"1s,"ww.a ?:< aq.A> ao an w vk men
Fleet Air Photo Lab. providing the layman with .}a x ,, wh ec' 'zY"N first class taking their tests two five officers to this school last
days later at the same time. month, all of the men under 25
"Of all the what
four seasons, I a quick glance at is facingthe
prefer summer the best. I like "seven men of destiny' one The following week, the E-5 in the outfit not on TAD ordersor

the heat. I have been here in of which will be the first man: test will be administered to qua- deployed at the time.

Florida since to ever vault into the realm of lified third class petty officerson Lectures on local traffic

1949 and have outer space. February 14 with persons in regulatons, statistics on speedof

always liked ,.. When America's first space- pay grade E-3 taking tests for automobiles driving and

the man begins the countdown for advancement to the petty officer drinking and general safe driv-
the > take-off, he'll have behind him I ranks on February 16. ing habits are periodically given
best. the most thorough and intensive I to all hands regardless of
I. don't par- } N I Results of the tests will not age.- .
ticularcare training any pilot ever be known for several months. reported Lt. (jg) Arvin.
for some of .. had for a mission. The tests must go back to the All personnel checking out on

these cold HE'LL KNOW every square Examining Center at Great Lakes, leave, or out-of-bounds liberty,
inch of his vehicle as he ..
snaps, though." McMillan space Ill. must read an information bulletinon
knows his own face. He will
Donald McMillan, Aircraft Mechanic driving tips and must receivea
know the theory behind his ven- .
A+Y? brief covering such items as
General O&R.
ture into space. He'll also know Dancing Classes To
general weather conditions, the

VP-18 Is Due step what "out to expect there,during" and his how first to I'd Start For ChildrenDancing mixing( excellent of alcohol formula and gasolinethat for

'stay alive to tell about it. Sys $:Aa' 3 death), pulling over to side of the
Inspection ByCommodore Although no one knows his -'\ k ki classes for teen-age road and stopping when you

name including himself, the first dependents of service personnelare feel tired, and other traffic
American spaceman is already slated to be given starting
information.All .
February 18 at the Teen Age
Club aboard NAS Jax. this work seems to be pay-
The Staff of Commander Fleet FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION Q:! ing off. During the recent Christmas
Air Wing 11 is scheduled to hold Children in grades seven holiday the
period squadron -
an Administrative 'Material Inspection through 12 are eligible for the
:'i had no accidents or traffic
lessons but registration will be
of Patrol Squadron 18,
Yukon Branch 126 of FRA reports violations among its personnel.
of its limited to the first 10 boys and
one units, from February 7
a gain in membership of -.,
first 10 girls.in .
through 9.
26 percent over the previous
The inspection will cover all quarter. John Crotty, AE1, ON THE BEACH Linda Interested persons should sign Marine Tops

departments and activities of membership chairman, urges all Rae Flanders is ready for rainor up with Elaine Honour at EV (Continued from Page 1))
shine the visits the white
VP-18, including aircraft main- members of the Branch to work sands at as Miami Beach. 7-5782. ject the competitor chooses. He

tenance, files and records, con- for the gold membership award, must then delivor a five-minute

dition of equipment and aircraft which includes a free FRA cap. i What's In A Name? VP-5 Wonders extemporaneous presentation on
and a review of personnel. Membership aim of Branch one of a number of previously selected -

Capt. Renfro Turner Jr., Com- 126 is to have 800 members by I When it comes to being skip- December of 1957. military subjects.

mander of Fleet Air Wing 11, February 16. New January per of Patrol Squadron Five, if FINALS in the "Schoolteacher" -
Comdr. A. C. Cason took the
will be chief inspector. He'll be members are W. E. Waddlelow( your name does not start with helm of the "Mad Foxes" in competition are judged by

aided by Capt. Murlin W. Alley H. H. Gideons E. P. Miniard, "C" you don't stand much ofa December of 1958. Becoming the the top man of training, the

and other FAW-11 officers. J. L. Rainey, T. F. McDonald, chance.At fourth "C" in a row in Jaunary NATTUnit Director of Training.

Annual Administrative Mater- A. W. Stuart, L. A. Keller, W.W. least after five years that's 1960 was Comdr. J. J. Coonan.As Like the semis, the finals are

ial Inspections are held throughout Blackburn and L. C. Rosenberg.Next the opinion of many old timers Comdr. Coonan's tenure as held in the same two segments.

the Navy to determine the business meeting of the around the squadron.The VP-5 commanding officer came Taking second behind Frantz

readiness of a squadron or unit membership is scheduled for the alphabetical deluge start- to a close, he was relieved this year is Daniel Mitchell, AEC,

and to evaluate effectiveness of February 16 target date. Boardof ed in August of 1956 when by (you guessed it, another of Aviation Election Electrician's

their training programs.. directors are set to meet Feb- Comdr. E. E. Coonrod became "C"), Comdr. T. H. Casey, Jr. Mate Class "B" School, with

Commanding officer of VP18is ruary 8 at 1930 at the meetinghall commanding officer. He was followed keeping the growing VP-5 tradi- Robert Hayes AMI, of AO "A"

Comdr. R. A. Sampson. 4530 120th St., in Yukon, by Comdr. J. W. Crowe tion intact. School in third place.