Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: February 9, 1961
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Health, Joint Crusade Campaign Starts Monday

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To Kick Off

JM4a4IiS '61 Effort]

At RallyThe

1961 Federal Service
Vol. 18 No. 47 U. S. NAS Jacksonville Fla. 9 February 1961 Campaign in support of the

National Health Agenciesand

Shorthand the Joint Crusade gets
underway Monday for mili-
tary and civilian personnelof
Offered To naval activities in the

YN GradesThe 4 Jacksonville Three kickoff area.rallies have been

t. scheduled. The first is set for

NAS Jax Career Information 1000 Monday at Mainside
and Education Office under Theatre in Building 612, for
the direction of Lt. (jg) Jean- units at NAS Jax; the second is
nette Green has established a bi- r g:1: slated for 1500 the same day at
weekly shorthand class. At the NAS Cecil Field; while the
present time 25 persons have third is for personnel at May-
enrolled. port Naval Station on Tuesdayat

The classes will begin on Feb- 0900.
ruary 20 and run through May L I KEYMEN UNIT CHAIRMEN j
29. They will be held on"Monday campaign workers, high ranking !
and from I i Navy officials, and representatives -
Thursday 1300 to 1400 ______
; _
in the CI&E Lecture Room. > k 4 of participating agencieswill
CLASSES ARE designed to ( be on hand for the kickoff

aid yeoman in qalifying for ad- rallies.
vancement in rating. The campaign, first of three
BuPers Notice 1414 of January authorized for federal activitiesin
5, 1961 has reinserted the steno- 1961, involves eight separate

graphic requirements in the YN ....,w.w.,>>>....1'>i'M'o'o> .LYtdIWyX: ..... agencies under two banners. The
rating for pay grades E-6 and MONEY SAVER-This could be the thought of T. L. Bolin five Health agencies involved are
E-7. Yeoman must be able to AECS (right) and T. D. Ayres AECS as they look at their the American Cancer Society,
modified veri-drive machine which will save the Nary up to Must Re-Register Associationsof
take dictation Muscular Dystrophy
60 words
at per $306,000 for equipment. The test bench for which the veri-drive
minute for YNl and 80 words per will supply power, may be seen In the right background. fido Or Tabby America, United Cerebral
minute, for YNC.PERSONS Palsy, National Society for
MAY use either During MarchIf Crippled Children and Adults,
NA TTU Hailed
manual or machine shorthand, Chief you wish to hang on to and National Society for Preven-
in 'accordance with desires of tion of Blindness. The three in-
Fido or Tabby as a pet, you
the individual to be examined. ternational welfare agencies"un-
For Fund-Saving IdeaT. had better re-register him,
Individuals desiring to qualify < her, or it.Station der the Joint Crusade are the
using machine shorthand will reuglations require American-Korean Foundation,
be required furnish the machine. I L. Bolin, AECS, of the Aviation Electrician's Mate, Class "A" that all pets belonging to per- CARE, and Radio Free Europe.
Candidates for advancement to School located at NATTU Jax, came up with an idea that will save sons residing on the installa- THE DEPARTMENT of the
pay grades E-6 and E-7 in the the Navy $105,000 in equipment and an estimated $16,000 in tion and Dewey Park must be Navy joins the President in urg-

YN rating wll be required to electrical bills. incorporating the help of T. D. re-registered with the Pass ing all personnel to support these
pass stenographic performance An instructor at the Main- worthy appeals. Support to the
Ayres, AECS, another instructorin and Identification Office,
tests before participating in tenance Phase of AE School, health agencies alleviates human
the same phase, Chief Bolin Building 9, during March of
Navy-wide examinations for ad- Chief Bolin was notified that his each suffering hastens the day when
decided that he would use the year.
vancement .in rating. classes were soon to be doubledin through research and educationman
parts of- the machine that were Regulations governing the
The stenographic requirements students. Currently, Bolin has can the dread diseases -
not necessary to the normal instruction registration and control of pets conquer
will become effective with the 12 test benches in his classroom of mankind.
and rewire them in are outlined in NAS Jax In-
August 1961 Navy-wide examina- which are used as Training Aids. such a way as to have two test sturction 5512. 7B. Personnel will have an oppor-
tions. These benches provide the stud- benches in one. This would makeup Station policemen will pick tunity to designate the agencyto
ent with the opportunity to workon for the needed additionaltest up and impound all pets that ,which they wish to contribute,
the gear about which he is benches. have not been re-registered in plus the amount, or they can
Traffic Tickets I learning. accordance with the station make one single donation to
THE COMING INCREASE CONSEQUENTLY he actually order. (Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5))
would mean that an additional (Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5))

Handed 201 15 test benches will be neededto ''!
supply the students with Ensign Logs

adequate instruction. At $7,000 ttr ,J I
In January apiece, the total money spent HistoricARLanding
for machines alone would come

During the month of January, to $105,000. In addition to this, --..
the entire building would need
some 201 traffic tickets were issued -
by Station Police to viola- rewiring in order: to provide the When Ensign John Coenen

tors aboard the Station. Of these, necessary power requirements.The made an arrested landing in an
166 were assigned to the Traffic proposed use of these benches A4D-2N aboard the ShangriLain
Control Officer and 35 to the would further result in a mid-January, he no doubt
U.S. Commissioner's Court. large increase in electric bills. was considering it to be routine.

Traffic offenses committed in LAST YEAR IN ORDER to But as it turned out, he becamea
LA.t .
January were: reckless driving, cut down on the amount of noise I I f ; part of Attack Squadron 44's
8; passing school bus, one; im- and heat generated by the power history by logging the 3,000th

proper parking, 24; failing to supply, or veri-drive, of the test "X_'_ ', arrested landing made by a replacement -
stop at stop sign, 27; speeding, benches, Bolin came up with an 2. w4 pilot.
58;} faulty equipment, 5; inatten- idea that resulted in a sizeable Upon completion of his train-
tive driving, 80. On-Station acci- savings of Navy Funds. Normallyit : J'J'.f ing in VA-44, Ensign Coenen will
dents, 19.Action requires one veri-drive unit 4 .. report to VA-46, flying A4D2Ns.He .
taken by the Traffic with a generator to run one test will take with him a com-
Control Officer including cases bench. By using a method called ;.r ,./. plete knowledge of the aircrafthe
pending from previous monthare "paralleling" Chief Bolin found s t......... will fly in his new squadronas

; restrictions, 29; restrictionsand that two test benches could be ,;.; _;-:'h'hto .,. .. 1 a result of through traininghe
Traffic School, one; Traffic used on one generator. By.doing *' received in the familiarization -
School only, 18; CO for action, this he succeeded-in cutting down { j high and low level naviga-
10; indefinite suspension, 2; the amount of noise and heat HN.Nw' ... tion, special weapons deliveryand
suspended, 26; warning, 10; dis- generated, and more important, 3,000TH ARRESTED LANDING FOR VA-44-Eniign John carrier operations phases of
Coenen (left) receives the congratulations of Lcdr. S. N. Groves,
missed, 10 forwarded to other save the Navy over $8,000 in attack training.
; Jet training officer of Attack Squadron 44, after making the of Carrier
Since becoming part
activities for action, 6 noted on electrical bills.
; 3.000th arrested landing logged by the squadron. Coenen made
(Please Turn to Page 6, CoL 1)) With paralleling in mind, and the landing in an A4D2N. (Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5))

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page.-2 JAX Am' February 19611JfiKBW6

...,. Nominations 'til Feb. 17


HAS JecbwvBW For Employees' GroupsAll pcvjiI\

Cept. Jemet ft. R..dy" Commanding Officer
Cemdr. Robert Ne! on __. Executive Officer NAS employees have been given the opportunity during
NAB Six flee Air Jeckte.v U this week and have until Feb. 17, to nominate employees for mem-
Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig( _________ ____ Commender Councils Civilian Em-
Capt. Grlyaton H. Weber Chief of Staff, FelrJex bership on the Station's various Employees' Benefit
Cept. Helton M. Heed ChIef of Stiff, NAB Six ployee Food Services Board, Employees' Mutual y' 3
fleet Air WI., levee Society and Civilian Employees .Recreation and Welfare Associa-

Capt. Renfro Turner, Jr. Commander i tion.
Capt. Murlln W. Alley Chief Staff Officer I Council exists for that area
Air News
Naval Air Technical Training Unit I Last week's Jax
annual election.
: until the next
Capt. Robert J. Fleming Commanding Officer listed election officials within
Food Services -
Comdr Marlon K. Smith Executive Officer the various station departments Civilian Employee

Naval Heipttel from whom official nominating Board is responsible for rep-
Capt. William L Engelmen ... Commanding Officer resenting all employees in the
Cept. John 0. Feder Executive Officer petitions could be obtained.
operation of the civilian cafeteriaand ;
Capt. P. H. Holt .. Commanding Officer THE vending machines. They are j. :
,. William M. Miller Executive Officer provide an opportunity for a concerned with such things as
mutual exchange of information
Printed commercially with non-appropriated<< fund In Jackaonvllle Florida at no adequate vending service within
expense to the government and In compliance with, NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July 1958 employees employee areas and to see thata Capers Griffith Personality
Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jacksonville, ment._ Employees' Councils are wholesome meal is served at of the Month at NAS Supply
Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval All not grievance committees as Dept.
Reserve Training Unit and the U. S, Naval Hospital. themselveswith the cafeteria at reasonable cost.
such concern
Servlc. Information Officer _. Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnls Jr. In addition, funds derived from
Assistant Service Information Officer __ __- Andrew H. Pleney matters which affect all the operation are made available I Supply HonorsGo
Editor-Gordon Robbie Feature Editor-Mae Spencer JOIE Staff Reporter*-Sandy employees and Management andis the food service
Martinson, JOSN, Ralph Bailey, AA. Photographer-Joy Beccarl, PH2. available only if employees first to improve ;
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and In- and secondly, to provide a bud-
desire such representation. If
ternational Councils of Industrial Editors. get to the Civilian Employees To Griffith
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material there are no nominations from Recreation and Welfare Associa-

appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographsunless the areas wherein Employees' acti- Capers D. Griffith, management
otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographs. Councils have been designated, tion to sponsor employee analyst of the Planning Division,
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone ex- vities.
it will be declared that -no has been chosen "Personality of
tensions 1164, 656, 272 or 216. CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES Re-
the Month" by .the NAS Jax
creation and Welfare Associationhas
Supply Department for Feb-
the responsibility of alloting
+ .ems a ruary.
i funds provided by the Food An engineered time standards
Services Board to employees to
specialist, Griffiith's duties include -
9aT assist in the sponsoring of certain of'
development engineered -
Sunday February 12
recreational and athletic activi-
performance standards, pre-
ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL ties. Here again they representall
paration of work flow charts,
0830-Service of Worship. .: employees and so pro rate analyzing work methods, and recommending -

0930-Sunday School, three- + the funds' to provide the best changes in proce-

year-olds through adults, Build- coverage in the recreation and dures, work flow or space layoutto

ing 722; Adult Bible Class, Small athletic area. improve operating efficiency.

Chapel. Board of Trustees of the Employees' Because of his talents and

0930-Service of Worship. Mutual Death Benefit knowledge of reproduction tech-

1100-Service of Worship. is responsible to the
Society niques, he is freqently called on
1830-Teen-Age, Senior High members for the conduct of the
charts graphs,
to prepare maps
and United Fellowship of Pro-
society business. Interpretationof and slides for various types of
testants, Building 722 and Small
and efficient
by-laws opera- visual presentations to visiting

Chapel. tion of the Society falls on their groups and inspecting officers.

shoulders. Griffith is a native of Jacksonville -
ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL These are just brief examplesof and a graduate of Lee

0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass. the duties of the various monthsas
T3Y,.>.T.:Yk}' High School. After three
S. .... councils and boards and are an aircraft mechanic in the
ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL }w !: cited to impress upon employeesthe Overhaul and Repair Depart-

0615Confessions.0630Mass. importance of nominating ment, Griffith served in the U.S.

SELF-SERVICE WASHING-Ronald E. Bemis, AA is first persons for office in whom they Army, advancing from privateto

0930-1015-Java Club. customer to use one of 22 new automatic washers located between can place their confidence and 2nd lieutenant.In .
Barracks F and G. "I think the new laundry is just .
1030-Protestant Worship fine; it Bares time and money and is convenient says Bemis. support. These are important November 1954, after his
e The new installation by Navy Exchange also includes eight new activities of the civilian employees discharge from the Army, Gri-

Christian Science dryers, coin changers, soap, and bleach machines along with dry 'and deserve the attention ffiith returned to Federal serviceas
cleaning and shoe repair facilities.
and consideration of
Tuesdays, 1900, Small..Chapele every- an apprentice electrician in
one to assure that the boards
e Works De-
the NAS Jax Public

JEWISH SERVICES Coin-Operated Laundry councils and committees are so partment. In January 1957, he

composed that they will provide was accepted for training as an
Small Chapel, between All ample representation in the best
Saints and St. Edward's Chapels. Service Now Available engineered time standards spec-
interest of all employees.
ialist in the sponsoredby
Wednesday, 1500 Religious program
School. A self-service coin operated I Official nominating petition the Bureau of Aeronautics.He .
Sundays and holidays.All forms be obtained from De-
2015-Adult Education Class. laundry facility has been may transferred to the Supply

Friday, 2000-Worship service. opened by the Navy Ex- washers and dryers have election officials and returned partment in October 1958.

2100-Oneg Shabbat. change in Building 1917. The i been removed from barracks prior to Feb. 17. Additional information -

laundry is located between buildings and consolidated in the regarding the elections Jax Air News and on station

barracks G and H. new building. This is being doneas will continue to be carried in the bulletin boards.

The laundry is equipped with a phase of an overhaul bar-
FRA PresidentHerget ?? AA y'
22 washers and eight dryers. racks improvement program.'Invaders' .

There is also a pick up and issue I

To Visit service for finished laundry, dry

cleaning and shoe repair. To

Jax BranchesNational Any authorized Navy Ex-

change patron may use the laun- Invade EM
president of the Fleet dry facilities.

Reserve Association, Charles' Hours of operation are: Mon-
Inn Feb. 1822An BisK E': :Y
"Chips" Herget, will visit Jack-
through 07000800and
day Friday,
sonville's two branches of the
1400-2130 and Saturday from usual week of enter-
association next week.
1000 to 1800. It will be closed tainment is planned for the
Herget will vist Branch 91 on
Enlisted Blue Jackets Inn
Wednesday, Feb. 15 and the fete president Herget, along with next week.Featured.
Yukon Branch the following John Sunderland, southeast re- '

day.Branch giaonal vice president of the I attraction" will 'W m'H':..,.. "'<.''.,.,...,:.:.:.'..'::':" .fl;; .. ""
be the "Invaders steel ;
91 members have FRA on February 16. A dinner: ,;,
scheduled a gala meeting in in their honor will be held at drum band from the Virgin ;' .J1',?. :

honor of the president's visit. 1730 at Charlie's Restaurant in Islands. The group will be at MOST PLEASANT TASK- Comdr. Ralph F. Bishop

There will be a social starting at Orange Park. Reservations can the Club from February' 12- (center) Patrol Squadron 16 commanding officer, completes one

1700 at the FRA Club, 8554 be made by calling EV 9-4911, 18. of the most pleasant tasks a skipper can perform. promoting

Roosevelt Blvd. at which' free NAS extension 8598, or EV 4- Saturday night, February personnel Senior of his command. Howard W. Joy (left) is advancedto
Chief Aviation Storekeeper (E-8)) and Samuel J.
refreshments will be served. 5708. 18 a Shipwreck Dance is Spille (right) is advanced to Senior Chief Aviation Machinist's

Following the social will be a Herget and Sunderland will be slated. Festivities begin at Mate (E-8)). The promotion ceremony was conducted in Comdr.

dinner. Reservations cans be ob- guest speakers at the branch 2000. A prize will be given Bishop's office at NAF Signoella. Sicily where VP-16 is basedon

tained by calling CO 4-9166. meeting to be held later in the for the best and most ap- .., deployment. Senior Chief Joy Is temporarily assigned to
NAF Sigonella Supply Department for duty and Chief Spine
The Yukon Branch will also evening. propiate costume. is assigned to VP-16 Maintenance Department.



9 February 1961 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

'Mr. S : ,
Physique' S S -r > 4
Civil Service

Contest Set 5' 5 4S.SS
5 'S'S S Sb
_' _
Attention muscle and health > 5 ;'5,S, S : aL t' S SS S Region Reps
disciples! A 'S 5' S S SS
physique contest will ; S
5 S S S _
be held Wednesday, February S S Hold ParleyA

15, at 1900, at the Mainside Gym :

Among the judges will be a I two-day Personnel Manage-

former '.'Mr. Florida" titleholder, ment Seminar, jointly spon-
who will award the Mr. Jax S : sored by the Regional Office of

Navy trophy for the best all the Fifth Civil Service Region,

around physique, Smaller Individual I \' Atlanta,' Ga. and the South Atlantic -

cups will be go to those A't': Personnel Advisory Coun-
strongmen having the best arms, S cil, will be held today and Fri

chest, back and legs. L t( b JI4 1jj day at the George WashingtonHotel.

Anyone desiring to enter may .

do so up to the day of the event. More than 100 representativesof
All entries must be submittedto all Federal agencies in the

Frank McCaffrey, Mainside seven southeastern states, Puerto

athletic director. j CtD 'T- Rico and the Virgin Islands are

t on hand for the seminar.

\ k Highlight of the event will be

If Yo' an address by Rear Admiral R.
*5 51 E. Cronin, Chief of Industrial

Relations, Navy Department. Admiral -
'*' Cronin will the
Ask UsIt's 5' 5S 5' 5' 5' \ s s talk on
NAVY WIVES INSTALLATION-A now slate of officers was installed by the Navy Wives Outlook for the Future in Per-
Club No. 86 of Jacksonville in an impressive installation ceremonies and banquet held last Sat.
not often mess cooks get a urday at the Seminole Hotel. Lt B. N. Wolfe NAS Protestant Chaplain. administered the oathsat sonnel Management at Friday's
chance to express their opinions.So the ceremonies. New officers installed were (left to right) Mrs. Sue Day chaplain; Mrs. June luncheon.
here is a chance for them to Shaver corresponding secretary; Mrs. Vivian Wagner vice president; Mrs. Pearl SmIth. presi. During the two-day session,
say what they think of those dent; Mrs. Nancy Wernet. recording secretary; Mrs. Ellen Day. treasurer; and Mrs. Barbara which opened at 9 o'clock this

whom they serve each day. Raab. parliamentarian. morning, discussions will be held

What type of do on,several aspects of the Federal
find to be the biggest person nuisance you in Reshuffle Of Selection Jax Units SalutedFor Personnel Management Program.

the mess line? Speakers will include Hammond
Holiday Auto Smith, Regional Director, Fifth
That was the question of the

week asked of Galley One per- List Asked By BoardA Safety, RecordAll Civil Smith, Service Chief of Region the Inspectionand ; E. R.
sonnel the
by Air News"roving
units within the Jax
reporter. law to allow reshuffling of the selection list is now being Classification Division,
written in the Navy complex have been Fifth Civil Service Region;
Navy Department, signifying that in the future Navy
"I find
lot of
j a people going commended for an outstand-
Lamar Chairman South
Wiggins, ,
I selection boards may be deciding not only who will be promoted
through line
difficult, suchas ing holiday auto safety
Atlantic Personnel
those and who will be passed over but which of those selected will be Advisory
'" ..people..><< ?"* who have the promoted first.It record by Rear Admiral Ken- Council; Dr. Joseph Mahaffey,
r '.'!! habit of sticking for officers to excell in their per- neth Craig, Commander Fleet Chief educational advisor and
is not known whether it
t: 11r" n). .i their hands formance of duty." Air Jacksonville and Commander consultant to Commandant Command -
.. would be acted on this year or
('il in the salad Naval Air Base, and Staff Maxwell
if it would be considered, along THE ADVANTAGE to those
bar. Most of Sixth Naval District. AFB Ala. Leonard Eubanks Industrial
; -
with the Bolte Committee recommendations reshuffled could be considerable.
them are line- Reports show one person Relations Officer, NAS
in the general Selection boards report duringthe
k. 'i jumpers and from this complex was killedon Jacksonville; Dr. C .Mane
overhaul of the Officer PersonnelAct first months of a fiscal year.
,\, "k 'k'm non comfor- the highways: over the recent Keene, Chief, Standards DivisionU.
\;1':1: mists. Some of 1947. Promotions are made as vacanc- : 'holiday"p'enbd) and '13 S. Civil Service Commission,
.. LAST YEAR THERE was a ies occur. Usually the last advancements II.
E ..J think their jobs were injured. Washington; Brunswick A. Bag-
'J not made until
.. trial run of the proposed system. are "
Larmon'<< are the most "This is definite proof, says i don, Regional Director, Bureau of
The Chief of Naval Personnel, near the end of the fiscal year.
Admiral Craig, "that traffic Labor Statistics Atlanta.
important ones on the base. still II I ,
Vice Adm. William Smedberg III Sometimes selectees are
Francis H. Larmon AOC Mess accidents can be preventedwhen
told Navy Times the plan, waiting promotion when the new
Deck CMAA. the importance of safe "I'm writing a book my read-
"would permit the most out- boards report the following sum-
driving is impressed on the era won't beable to put down."
"We have a lot of trouble with standing performers selected for mer.
individual." '"Is it really that interesting?"
those who have
people they
say lieutenant
promotion commander -
The plan, the personnel chief He adds however "now is
"No, but I'm having it printedon
duty so they can get throughf commander and captainto
said, would "enable a few officers not the time to relax in our
i r s t. Also, ."" "''\>1'.j ::1 the of the
'>F"< '::" <::" ": be moved to top .
to reach flag grade at Drive Safe Auto *
X/"y program. accidents -
when we have ; ( j Individual selection boards' respective -
olives, people ;! 1 : : } 1 promotion lits, thus younger ages than the present continue to be the Farmer: "You're a brave lad-

like to spit the r.::..;Jx..: :' h,'" additional incentive pro- average age at the flag section Number One killer of Navy- coming down in a parachute ina
I viding an
< "
:: .+
> :: "
-:1i? : "
'i1' :: men. 100-mile gale like this/
seeds all over .
,;"';;" : ,, The whole idea of the proposalis Units in the Jacksonville Soldier; "I didn't come downin

the place. We "?,<, .' 'i": Seek Simpler to give officers who do exceptional area are urged to make this a chute. I want up in a tent."

only caught \h.:.,.,...,.. .' jobs a chance for the safest area for drivers S S

one person doing Methods For faster promotion within their during 1961. Barber (to new helper) : "Here

this but .! year groups.If comes a man for a shave."

we made him Moye Eenie: "Didja ever seethe Helper: "Let me practice on
pick up olive seeds for half an Diving Pay you can read the handwriting Catskill Mountains?" I him."

hour." Toby Moye, DC2, MAA on the wall, you're probablyin Moe: "Nope, but I seen 'em Barber: "All right, but be
"It depends on what type of Under a proposed new law "
a rest room. kill mice. careful don't cut yourself.
meal we have and 'when. Guys submitted to Congress by the
who want to eat early and don't Navy, diving pay would be simplified 5' 5 ?' .'

> have an early .
W :; 1
mess pass and With the present law diving A' -

1r, -< :'..,.....'.,..-"', .. that the
/ vo1inu1i complicated system Navy
.' .
iSi" Is confusing to administerand
f : :.i/" ... ..< t form passes for says
J, r /' j evening meals often inequitable.

1 '.' *\ : .. I 1 try to get by Divers now get special pay

: .,. ';',j:.:; without these ranging from up to $20 a monthon

_ i: JJ: passes. If they qualifications plus up to $33a
don't have a month for various dives. These
Fogle I
pass they can't get in." GeorgeE. included 2 cents per minute and

Fogle, AA, Door Captain. 5 cents per foot for dives in I

"There is always the guy who water over 120 feet deep. Divers

wants just a little bit more food also get $5.50 an hour for actual

and always comes back to hit salvage and repair work in

t,... :. -r.'.,; ,I?::., .'1.: t waters over 90 feet deep.
you for more ::::1"%<;i.f/".. :"'':it.-J:'
Those who do 1i''h.yf"" : ( ,e'. :q. Under the proposal a flat rate
'i'> ,,' :(<:<. 'r;;:! "
want more but r (ht> : ;'$';, "'! >f" '4 of special pay ranging from $55

don't have the t .,..: .ir. to $110 a month would be paid _
) nerve to ask ':1 divers when in a diving billet. _

for it just Divers get hazardous duty pay
grumble in- .<. in certain cases. This would continue -

stead." James >> ) but, as in the past, a man MARINES PROMOTED-Lt. Co!. Duane Fult. commanding officer of the Marine Barracks
k '"}j ,W could not get hazardous duty at NAS, reads promotion certificates to 10 of his Marines. Left to right are Pfc. John Gaffney
V. Montgomery fato Jr.. Ernest Pfc. Ronald Cox. Pie.
: bi. LCpL George Bailey Cpl. Knighton Thomas Pfc. Gary
and diving
AA, MontgomeryBread pay special pay Richard McFadden. Pfc. Norman Cochran. Lcpl. Paul Sheehan Pfc. Lester Zimmerman Jr.
Man. the same time. and Cpl. Charles Blanco.

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Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS 9 February 1961

Dependents' Return Law [ --- --- iriuy f-r----- -

Reviewed RewrittenAnnouncement
t; i .nt

this week by President Kennedy that service- ?

man may continue to have their families in certain 'countries was 3

welcome news to many.
mitted to Congress. This would
The Department of Defense ;: -:4--II
provide change of station funds
added 68 countries to the pre-
for about three weeks, officials _t ,f rg
vious small list of places in which f r
say This is just a proposal, how- ?
servicemen can continue to have
ever and there is no assurance
their families. But big centers
that the will be
like Italy, Spain, Morocco, and money' ap-

England are not on the list. propriated. a
NAVY OFFICIALS still planto MOVES REQUIRED by law n '

stop all permanent changes of include orders from civilian life r

station, except those required by to duty or from duty to civilian

law or made at no government status, transporation from recruit '-'>; ,
expense on March 1. A net de- depots to first duty stations \"' ,>

ficit of about $9 million for the similar type changes of station. v<7 + 4 L:' "(;.-, ,i:;I:' ;'
Moves to and'from schools will .:' : '" {f'
year is forecast by BuPers, says 1<
Sat 9 ''ffx'f'v l' .
Navy Times. continued. .k' f '
This that all the Permanent changes of stationdo ; ', :-y '>,( : ,:, +":.< ,,'';,
means f..
per- ( 'y.." ,LI ;: 'if',,,r',,,' .,: .<,'t "i',
","' 'f" 't.tf. < ;" ::
manent change of station money not fall into this group. Wherea ;

available will have run out by man can be shifted from a
March 1. When it is gone, all ship to a shore station or vice ?iit. l.k1fpifBEHIND

changes must stop if they cost versa in his ship's home port, the .L ,' '
: :
cash. transfer be made without
can THE SCENES CREW-The storekeeper's job in a squadron begins several ,weeks
About $2.3 million for trans- 'expenditure of travel funds. before a detachment leaves and ends weeks following its return. These VAP-62 storekeeperswork
poratino will be asked in a sup- This type duty change will still on supplies to be packed for loading aboard "air lift" planes that will carry the load
plemental budget to be trans- be made after the freeze goes on. for a reconnaissance detachment varying in length from two to five months. Left to right are
William Helmuih; AKC: Donald Roy. AN; Lewis Altuna AN: Li' (]Jg) Marvin Sorg supply
officer Milton Richardson AK3: and James Faircloth AK3.

AKs Of YAP Prove YouCan'tFlyWithoutSupply HANG ON TO


Uniform Board has

L-4 9 decided to keep khakis as a
4 :'3''< s ydf, : The planes have been up, the regular uniform. A recommendation -
record of all material receivedand
flight lines have been flown, the to this effective has
photographs have been taken, the. to keep track of the items gone to the Secretary of the
skrV) 1iLICifN % when in the field. In
prints have been made and sent Navy and it is expected to be
cooperation with the mechanics,
up to their destinations, and another approved shortly.
electronics technicians and elec-
Heavy Photographic Squadron The Navy Uniform Board
i'r.Na :t:v4itsv 62 reconnaissance crew has I tricians, the storekeeper inven- studied a proposal to sub-
4 .r tories the detachment's boxes of
completed its mission with a.. stitute a light weight blue
'.wv r ti4 "well done." tools and orders replacements to uniform for the khaki now in
nsure a complete allowance of
The mechanics who kept the, use during the summer
planes flying, the pilots and months.As .
navigators who flew the flight When the "air lift" schedule is a part of the study,

lines and the photographers who received, the storekeeper ar- comments were asked from
took the pictures and compiledthe I ranges the boxes of material in the field and these comments

> interpretation have done an an area adjacent to the air life showed no special desire fora

s.. excellent job. Yet, behind these loading area for ready loading change.

VA-44 RATES NEW CHIEFS-Shown above are four re- squadron scenes stand other into the aircraft. On the depar-

cenily appointed chief petty officers being congratulated by men; men seldom heard of, but ture date, the air lift aircraft turns used accountable items to
Comdr. A. L. Detweiler, skipper of Attack Squadron 44. Receiving nevertheless extremely important are loaded and the .storekeeper
insure strict inventory control.
certificate which became effective Jan.
16 are (left to right) R. M. Browne. YNCA-P1; V. G. Jennings, to the sucess of any mission "goes" on deployment. When the detachment's missionis
ADCA: J. W. Loper. AECA: and E. Tyson. SDCA. After brief undertaken by VAP-62. The yeo- UPON REACHING the operat-
ceremonies in the squadron the four new chiefs were invitedto man, the chute rigger, the com ing area he supervises the un- accomplished the Storekeeper
attend the traditional initiation ceremonies at the CPO Club. is then responsible for the returnof
municator, the administrator, loading and storing of the boxed
all material remaining in the
Mainside Sets and the storekeeper are but a material and the detachment "
FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION Lounge few of these background men. phase of his job now begins. "pack up.

Valentine Party BUT LET'S FOCUS our atten- During deployment the store- Back in Jacksonville after a

A Valentine Party will be held tion to the efforts an aviation keeper maintains all detachment stint of over-sea liberty and

Charles Herget, national pre- free of charge at the Mainside storekeeper. What's so important supply records, informs the much hard work, the store-

sident of FRA and John Sund- Lounge this evening from 1930to about his job? The store- squadron weekly of all material, keeper's work is far from

erland, southeastern regional i 2330. All personnel in attend- keeper has a herculean job be- gasolne and oil costs, orders finished. He muSt agan check the

vice president, will be guests of ance must be in dress uniform. ginning several weeks before a items to replace those being con- material to insure that all has.

Yukon Branch on Feb. 16. Refreshments will l be served detachment leaves and ending sumed, and accounts for and re- been returned.
along with music and dancing.
dinner in their
Following a several weeks following its re-

honor at 1730 at Charles' Resta- FRA Hall, 4530, 120th St., Yu- turn. After consultation with the .a.

urant, Herget and Sunderlandwill kon, Feb. 9 at 1930. officer-in-charge, mechanics, elec-
be guests at the branch Tickets are now available for tronics technicians, yeomen and

meeting at 2000 at the meetinghall the sixth annual birthday ball other detachment personnel, a

4530, 120th St., Yukon. for unit 126, to be held at the list of material needed is com-

Two new classes arriving this Riverside Lions Club, Feb. 19, piled by the storekeeper, incor-
month at NATTU, Aviation Elec- 1900-0100. Donation is $3.00 per porating all conveivable items

trician's Mate B School Classes couple, includes setups and buf- considered necessary for the

61-04 and 61-06 and will be fet. Contact Mrs. Hetz, SP 1- success of the detachment. This
honor guests at the Feb. 16 meet- 3068. list usually includes special

ing.Unit Branch 91 will fete national clothing, special tools, aircraft
126, LAFRA, will hold its president Charles Herget on Feb. parts, administrative supplies, or-

regular monthly meeting at the 15 during his visit here. A social dance equipment, photographic

in his honor will be heldat material, cameras, special ground
Auto Tags Now 1700 at the FRA Club, 8554 handling materials and any num-

Roosevelt Blvd. A dinner will ber of other items dependingupon
On Sale
follow. The regular meeting will the area into which the de-
Florida automobile tags for be held following the dinner. tachment will operate.

1961 may now be purchasedat Unit 91, LAFRA, will cele- WHILE AWAITING reply of -ar'---'

the Dependents Information brate its 14th birthday on Feb. authority to procure, the store-
Center, Bldg. 13, Main Gate. 13 at 2000 at the Club. keeper's jobt begins in earnest.

Members of the Jax Navy Also .on Feb. 18, Branch 91' He sets up'separate detachment
Wives Club No. 86 are provid- will hold its annual St. Valen- records, as a "branch" of thesquadron's ANNUAL INSPECTION FOR SCOUTS-Caph James H.
ing this service for a 50-cent tine's Reedy. NAS commanding officer inspects Boy Scout Troop
Dance starting at 2000.
main! supply office. 131 during it's annual inspection held last Wednesday. The
charge. Buffet will be served and danc- He types requisitions for the Troop is sponsored by the Naval Air Station. Left to right are
Hours for this service are ing will be free by juke box. materials and sets up a system of Tom Tyler. Eagle Scout "Aide" to the Captain for the inspection
0900 to 1600. Donation is $1.00. stock party: Captain Reedy: Tenderfoot Scout Larry Vickers;
tally cards to insure
I a and Tenderfoot Scout Jeff Swan.

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February 1961

Golfers Enjoy

Full Weekend

Greensward 1
k; k

Last weekend was a full one r 0
for the Station's linksters. Se- ?

veral contests were held, includ- Ut _

ing a best ball twosome, men's L v tt __?
and women's longest drive, men's

and women's nearest-the-pin, anda

most strokes event.In \ .

the best ball twosome,

southpaw Doc Sam Horton, and

Charles Caricofe, teamed to

shoot a net best-ball of 67 to

spreadeagle the field by 3 shots. \ J 1

They had a 36 on the front nine,

and a five under par coming

back. ,

Most spectacular of the shots ,GOLDEN GLOVES ACTION-Jax Navy's leather pushers did all right for themselves in the recent Jax Golden Gloves tourney -
made by the two was a birdieon winning the Novice title, finishing in runner-up spot in the Open and bagging the outstanding Open division crown (Pat
Brady.) In left panel above Jax Navy's Bob Simmons heave a right to the "schnox" of Randy Brunson of Patrick AFB in a novice
18 by Caricofe, and a deuceon heavy melee. Simmons dropped the decision. Light-heavyweight Paul Feuti of Jax Navy guards against a left to the mid section
the second hole by Horton.In tossed by Reg Webster of Patrick AFB. Webster won this one by decision. NAS heavyweight Clark Muller (right photo) sets up
his opponent Don Vaden. Fairfield AC as he winds up for an uppercut thrust in the semi-finals. Muller went on to win the novice -
second spot, Earl Person heavyweight crown.
teamed up with Bill Braderickto

shoot a net 70; 34 front and

36 on the back nine. Third place Jax Mitfmen Fare Well
went to Earl Ripley and John JAX AIR SPORTS

Johnson with a 3C-plus-35, for

71. NEWSHospital In Golden Gloves ActionSheer

A two-way tie for the fourth

notch went to the duos of Jack strength in numbers by a Fort Benning Doughboy squad

McKay-Ed Holley and Doc Marines UnbeatenIn kept a talent-laden Jax Navy mitt team from sweeping all honorsat

Hughes-Tom Holey, who woundup the 18th annual Jacksonville Golden Gloves tourney held at the

the tourney. with a par 72 Coliseum January 30, 31 and February 1.
for the day. IM Hardwood/
ActivityLast Fort Benning had seven men I
off the ropes with a right cross
On Sunday, an allstationmixed entered in the finals of the
week's intramural bas I and it was curtains. Last year
two ball tournament was downed VP-30, 43-40; Administration Open Division, while Jax Navy,
ketball action had no affect on Brady reached the semi-finals of
held. In contrast to regular scor- I squelched VA-44, 56-48; had but four. Benning was only
the standings, as first place Hospital the Eastern Regional Golden
rules VAP-62's Warriors their able to come through with only
ing a point system was won
((10-0)), and the Marines Gloves before losing a split de'ddon.
used. Any golfer scoring an first game of the season over the three open titles, with Jax Navy
their holdson
(8-0), kept respective .
eagle or two strokes under Air Force 679th, 45-43 and equalling that mark in four
par, ;
while AP62's teammate
the league lead, V CLASSY 118-pound ,
received four points, a birdie Operations beat O&R, 54-50. tries. Points in the runner-up
Braves still threaten with a title. Tony Elumba, looked almost as
took three two and positions gave Benning the
par was a
7-1 slate. impressive as he kayoed
All winners in the Open
bogey, one. FAETU faces the Leathernecks Pistolmen Eye Division will compete in the Mitchell of Fort Benning in 1:27:

The winning couple of the today in a crucial game which Golden Gloves tournament in of the first round. Elumba

event was Cdr. and Mrs. Kor- could make or break either, as All-Navy ShootThe New York. looked sharp and accurate in

resel with 40 ,points, 20 on the the former is ranked fourth in "'AS. IT WAS. the Jax Navy disposing of the classy Dough"
varsity pistol
first nine, and 20 on the back. Ina the field, with a 5-1 record. Navy under coach Chuck Phillipscame
team competed with members of boy.Landy
tie for second place with 39, Hospital displayed it's power local clubs last week at the back with three trophiesthe Dove won the third

were Mr. and Mrs Gene Mc- by rolling over two opponents, Jacksonville Police Pistol Club' Open Division Runner-up,i Open Division Crown for Jax

Donald and Capt. Nelson Head by big scores, downing Com-, and after the smoke cleared; Novice Division Championship, Navy by beating Joe Murchtson,
and Dotty Buker. Third placewas and unattached, for the welterweighttoga.
FairJax, 106-39, Dispensary, several top honors were taken by and Outstanding Boxer trophywon
won by Dave Goodman and 74-23. Jax straightshooters. by featherweight Pat Brady. Dove, fighting a much

Dotty Cram, with a total of 37. Second place Marines also Among those taken were firstsin The local mitt slingers copped more experienced foe in the open

In the remaining positions, posted a pair' of wins over Air- .22 and .45 and the grand three novice crowns to win the bracket and with.only two pre-

Capt. and Mrs. Sam Horton took craft Maintenance, 50-44, and aggregate in the master class, Novice Division title. vious amateur fights under his

fourth with 35; fifth place wentto Dispensary, 54-28. I and a clean sweep of all three I Brady, who scored a KO in belt, stole the hearts of the
I of the first round against crowd with his performance.What .
Lcdr. and Mrs., Don Howard, One of the biggest upsets of calibers in the expert class. 1:39:
with a 34 tally. the week was' A/C's squeak over The All-Navy Rifle and Pistol Willie Williams of Fort Benning, he lacked in experience,
took command of the situation Dove made up with a good, stiff
highly touted Administration, Match will be held here aboard
Williams right hand punch which Mur-
early He pummeled ,
5755.In the Station from May 29 to July
combination of cison caught once and stayed'
BOWLINGMainside other league play VP-18 10. I with a lightning
I swift hook and jabs, caught him away from the remainder of the

bowling roared off yr.:
to a rolling start last week, as a Golf Course standing novice in the AAU
record 51 teams began competition tournament last year and was

for top positions in the three moved up into the open divisionfor

leagues.A Snack BarRenovated the GG. He now makes a
trip to New York to fight the
notice has been posted that
best with only a half dozen
regular Mainside bowling hours
fights under his belt.
have now been changed from V X r ,.
"4t LING ORTIZ 112 pounds,
1630 to 1530, and 1830 to 1800, b
to allow keglers to get home A beautiful view, comfortable seemed to be on the way to
earlier. chairs and tasty snacks are what another Jax Navy victory and a

Here's golf enthusiasts will find at the possible sweep in the finals, but
how last week's Main-
side newly redecorated "Golf Shack," he ran into a round house right
bowling competition went: Ed of Fort
at the golf course. thrown by
In the American leagues Road Runners C d The Navy Exchange activityhas Benning. Ortiz was ahead on
1, FAETU "A" 3 Operation AUW ;=
been completely remodeled. point until he caught the haymaker -
1 11 Hospital 4, Graunders
0; Wood Choppers 1, Marines "A" 3; Large picture windows give patrons .
Able Dogs 0, Dispensary 4; Grocers 3, a panoramic view of the In Novice competition in the
Dude 1; Dental 0, Goers 4r and Holy scenic golf course. Attractively finals Tony Leano, USS Fox,
Rollers 0, Hornets* 4. patterned wallpaper and refinished won ove'r Jim Daniel of Jax

In the Cl Aircraft Maint. "B" 4, walls add to the decor. Navy, by default; John Clon-
Neveneili 0 Scatter Pins 3, FAETU "B" ::: ?
; }
1 Aircraft Capt. James R. Reedy, NAS inger, Jax Navy defeated Augie
; Maint. "C" 3, Scope Dopes 1;
Army ADA 4, Pen Queens 0; Sky Warriors ..,) commanding officer assisted by Kagclbine, Fairfield A. C. for the
1, PI.y Boys 3; Marines "8" 0, Capt. James J. Davis, Jr., NAS 118-pound title; Sol Jenkins,
Slaughter House 51.e; fAW.11 Gold 3, Supply Officer; Capt. B. L. Mc- Jax Navy, disposed of Randy
Spartans 1; and the Raiders 2, Paymaster ,,: Creery, assistant Supply Officer; Jackson of Donaldson AFB for
Comdr. J. L. DeLany, Navy Exchange the 147-pound crown; and crowd
windows which
GOLF SHACK New picture
League action went like this
MAD Foxes 3, FAW-11 Blue 1; 679th 3, offer a fine view of the golf course, tastefully designed wall Officer; Mrs. B. B. Morris, pleasing Clark Muller tucked
O&R 1; Pan Handlers J, Phantom paper, new light fixtures, tiles and rustic furniture are all Chairman Officer's Wives Golf away the third novice bauble
3}; Vp.30 "B" 0, Electrons 4; 3rd features of the recently remodeled Navy Exchange Snack Bar Assn, and P. M. Babick, YNC, for Jax with a hard-earned win
Crewmen 0, Fire Crackers 4; Boomerangs at the golf course. It is open seven days a week until 1900. cut the ribbon officially openingthe over Randall Brunson, of Patrick.
3, snacks and beverages are available for tired and thirsty
Hawks 1; Pin Splitters 3; Disbursing golf shack activity. AFB in a heavyweight go.
"B" 1; and the Rolling Pins 1, Trojans 3. golfers.

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j .W,NM\' "
(Continued from Page 1))
had four test units on two

I benches, but one generator
proved insufficient for this load.
t These veri-drive units have two

shafts capable of running genera-
tors. By putting an additional

, generator on the veri-drive,

;j where only one was previously

.necessary, Bolin found that he
could supply the new rewiredtest
benches with the required

power, without buying new veri-
drive units fort he doubled up
systems.: In this way Bolin was

still actually using only one
veri-drive unit with two genera-
tors for four testing units. Under
normal circumstances this would

require on veri-drive per testing

: ,. unit running from one generator.
a:: ri

; Health

.r k { (Continued from Page 1))

either the Health group of the

Joint Crusade.NO .
OVERALL dollar goal has

i been established for the drive, it

was announced by the Navy-
Duval Steering Committee which

( spearheads all federal drives
locally. All activities will be
striving for 100 percent partici-
pation. The campaign closes

March 24.Almost .
$30,000 was realized in
last year's campaign. Over $19-

L ( 000 was contributed to the Na-
4. tional Health Agencies, while

over $10,000 went to the Joint
: ,..

TOTAL OF 94 YEARS SERVICE-The four NAS Jax chiefs being retired and piped over the tide above represent a total of
94 years of active duty with the Navy. John Scarborough, ADRC (upper left) is being piped over the sick by shipmates as he is Logs
accompanied by his wife. Scarborough, who retires after 34 years service, said "I enjoyed every bit of my tour, it's the best life (Continued from Page 1))
anyone can have and a mighty good life for any man." In upper right photo Kenneth Stacey ETCS, is being congratulated by Air Group Four in June 1958,
Comdr. Robert Nelson, HAS executive officer, after finishing a 20-year hitch. Stacey's wife Mary looks on. Another 20-year man
Attack 44
Jerome Sternberg. ATC (lower left) gets the handshake of Commander Nelson as he transfers to the Fleet Reserve. Looking on Squadron now com-
b Sternberg's wife Bernadette. The Station's No.' 1 tour manager and guide assigned to the Service Information Office and also manded by Comdr. A. L. Det-
leading CPO of the Dependents' Info Center. Michael "Tuffy" Tufarella AMC says goodbye to the Navy after 20 years (lower weiler, has graduated 230 4AD
right photo). His wife Anne, accompanies him down the steps of the Administration Building as his mates pipe him over the side.FAETU's and AD replacement pilots. In

this time the squadron has

Training 'Never Leave It To Guesswork Motto flown a total of 21,575 hours and

Films Are ListedHere logged 3,259 arrested landing

is the latest list of films Of4-Man 'Chute Rigger Crew Of VAP62"Chance aboard East Coast.attack carriers on the

available for checkout from the This enviable record was accomplished -
FAETU Film Library. is a fool's god, vouch for the various sensations the humidified drying tower and primarily throughthe
Medical Defense Against don't depend on it; Alwaysbe involved. However he, along then repacked. Once the chute efforts of VA-44's outstand-

Chemical Warfare-Principles of sure, never leave it to with all other members of this has reached the age of seven ing maintenance department,

First Aid MN 8266 E-Film guesswork; Allow for human clan: derive a sincere feeling of years, or use where it is no headed by Lcdr. George Beyer.
shows troops in a phase of am- frailties and look twice for accomplishment when they have longer fit for life saving, it is The efforts of personnel of this

phibious assault who. are subjected mistakes; Remember that the helped to preserve a life. then used as a cargo chute. department in keeping the 100
to an artillery barrage of other fellow's life is as dearto aircraft assigned to VA-44 in
rockets, shells and chemical him as yours is to you." THERE ARE CURRENTLYfour VAP's The price of a modern-day flying status, are largely responsible -*
riggers tending 47
agents. It shows priorities to be The above quotations are man-carrying chute is approxi-' for the record achieved by
chutes and 22
man-carrying drag
followed by corpsmen in giving among six others listed in the mately two hundred fifty dollars.I the squadron.
chutes. The drag chutes
1 first aid to casualties exposed to Parachute Rigger's "bible," a utilized in slowing the squadron's are -- ._- .. .._-__, ,_ ........ ._._v....._ .... _
I chemical agents. (21 min. b&W), personal code of conduct for men
enormously powered A3D-2Ps r {
i Self-Control MA 9450 who provide a lifeline between
I Concerns the moral and ethical earth and sky when landing.

problems of human conduct with TAKE VAP-62's Ted Moore, Chief Moore serves in a

regard to exercising self-control PRC, for example. In twelve supervisory capacity over the remaining fe
during periods of stress and years of Navy service as a Rig- three VAP rigger mem- P {

strain..1 ,((11 min. b&W). ger, Ted has personally packedtwo bers. Moore, Bill Hawkins, PR2;
Deep Sea Survival MV 9407- chutes that were used to Richard Cofsky, PRAN; and

Factual, stories of courage portray save as many lives. By tradition, Peter McDonald, AN, are responsible -
the violent conditions tobe is for the maintenanceand
the jumper obliged to presentthe
faced in survival at sea. (27 packer with a bottle of liquid repair of various chutes,
'min. C), oxygen breathing apparatus, sur-
spirits, or in lieu of spirits a $5
A dollar bill. Ted, who has packedsome vival equipment, and all flight

Traffic 8,500 chutes during his clothing.

service ran the score up by pack- MOST READERS ARE familiar
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ing an average of 25 chutes with the term "roman candle"as
government permit, 11; and ter- '
daily for more than a year herein applied to a parachute that
minated or transferred out 3.
Jacksonville. refuses to billow, streaming instead -
U.S. Commissioner took actionon
like a thick rope of whip-
the following: probation, 19; Chief Moore has made three
ped cream above an unlucky
dismissed, 2; suspended, one; and successful jumps since his initia-
jumper. The usual cause of this
Traffic School 4. into "not-so-envied"
tion the t 1
malfunction stems not from im-
There were 10 visitors who clan of riggers and can readily
but rather froman ,. .
proper packing I. .
received traffic citations, 37 cases ."
pending in the Military Traffic The foreman of a steel plant act of nature which keeps -J ., : : I _
Control Department, and 17 cases noticed one of his workers, an riggers continually busy and ac- WHERE MISTAKES ARE NEVER FORGIVEN The
pending the US Commissioner'sCourt old man, stripped to the waist counts for most of their workingday. parachute riggers of Heavy Photo Squadron 62 at NAS Jax
'making a total of 54 standing in the glow of a blast The little devil in questionis the men who provide a lifeline between earth and sky, have a
personal code that
says among things "Remember that
Eases awaiting disposition. furnace. electricity. the other fellow's life is as dear to him as yours is to you."
"Pete," he said, "you look Thh condition also applies to Ted Moore, PRC, who has packed some 8,500 chutes during his
Driving like you were late for like an old Rembrandt""Boss the all-nylon parachutes of today service, shows trainees the proper method in fitting and ad-

a dental appointment is a good ," the worker replied, ; once every two months Kendricks.justing the AA integrated Richard torso Nelson harness., AA Left Moore to; Richard right are Cofsky John,
safe speed. "you don't look so hot yourself." chutes are unpacked, hung in PRAN; and Peter McDonald, AN.