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Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).

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30 March 1981
Page! 2 ,. JAX AIR HEWS .

: -S Easter Rites ScheduledFor YOU EASTER CAN FLOWERSThe ORDER

Navy Exchange ha- announced

that a flower order

Station's Chapels service for local and out of

Ic. town deliveries will be
_. JamH t.Cwndr. b.efy Cclmmandlng OffIcer established
: Robert Net.on bcutlv Offtcer Personnel and their families at NAS Jax join Christians for the Easter Holi

MAl Sbq PtMt" Air Jck....{ the world in the observance of the crucifixion and days.
tar Adm. Kenneth CralfGrayiton HM HiHv Commander 20 centruies ago, with Authorized
nearly Navy
Christ Exchange
Capt. H. Weber Chief of Stiff, hkJI.Capt. resurrection of Jesus :
Nelaon M. H..4 Chief of Staff, NAB Six special services set for Protetants and Catholics at both chap- patrons may place their order*

n"l Air Wl f Ebwn. at Mainside Exchange, Bldg 3
els here. Service beginningat ;
Capt. Renfro Turn.r, Jr. Commander ture a Sunrise
Week a full NATTU Exchange Bldg. 554]
During this Holy Football Stadium, York- : Murlln W. Alley : Chief Stiff OffJcw: 0615,
Navel Air Technical Training Unit program of services will be heldat town Road. Music will be furnished or Naval Hospital Exchange

Ctpt. Robert J. Fleming Commending Officer All Saints (Protestant) and the Jax Navy Band and Bldg. H2009.Deliveries.
Comdr Marlon K. Smith Executive Officer by ?
Navel Hospital St. Edwards (Catholic) chapels. All Saints' choir. The sermon will will be made to

Ctpt. WlltUm L 1"O.lman" Commanding Officer Holy Communion will be heldat be delivered by Chaplain E. P. quarters aboard the station

Ctpt. John 0. r._.r ___. Executive Officer 1930 tonight at the evening Hammond.

Ctpt. P. H. Holt NAKTU Commanding Offktr service at All Saints' Chapel. Easter Sunday services at All Marine

Comdr. William M. Millar ___ Extcutlvo Officer: GOOD FRIDAY. March 31 will Saints' are planned for 0830, 0930 Corps
be observed with a three hours
hinted otmmtrdally with non-approprlattd funds In Jacfctonvlllt, Florida tt no' and 1100.
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July 1958 service, "Meditations on Seven CATHOLIC personnel will observe Plans Exams
Olatrlbuted free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jacksonville, Last Words" from 1200 to 1500 traditional Holy Week Ser-
Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air at the Protestant Chapel.
......... Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hospital. 2 will fea- vices at St. Edward's Chapel beginning For OfficersMarine
Easter Sunday April
Service Information Officer Comdr. Alex N. MclnnU Jr. this evening 1700 with

Assistant Service Information Officer Andrew H. fkney the Holy Thursday Liturgy. This Corps Commandant.Gen. .
Feature Editor-Mae Spencer, JO1; Staff Reporters-Sandy Martinson, JOSN, David M. Shoup this week
Of service will be preceded by con-
Ralph Bailey, AA. Photographer-Joy Beccarl, PH2. Message
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and International fessions from 1600 to 1700. announced several changes in the

Councils of Industrial Editors. Good Friday Liturgy will be at promotion requirements.Some .
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material Easter One
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographsunless 1500, followed by confessions. Marine Corps officers

otherwise credited, ere official U. S. Navy Photographs. Saturday April 1 confessionswill will have to take promotion exams -

, Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone ex Of be heard from 1630-1800; in the future he said.
tensions 8164, 656. 272 or 216. HopeThe
1930-2100. The Easter Vigil Liturgy -
Men being considered for E-Sand
wil begin at 2300, Satur-
: message of Easter, no mat- E-9 will have to keep agree-

't htjAbt ter how it is stated, is one of day. ing to serve three years before

) Hope. The crucifixion of Jesus of Easter Sunday Masses will be but there
being promoted, are no
\ ; a! Nazareth under the authority of held at the U. S. Naval Hospitalat I I I plans to extend this requirementto

Pontius Pilate, procurator of 0630 and at St. Edwards at other pay grades.

: Rome in Judea, brought an end 0830 and 1000 High Mass.
Written of officers in
to the earthly life of this Jewish exams
if and for ranks
some subjects some
prophet and teacher. With his
Our Front would become of promotion
death it seemed certain that his PageEaster part
is the affirmation procedures as soon as it could be
followers would, disband, his very great -
that death's iron smoothly worked into the rout-
teachings fade away as forgotten.
The Resurrection on the first curtain has been shattered ing. This said, the general would

Easter morn. changed all this.. To forever. It is faith's anchor- probably. be. during the fiscal

The of the risen year starting in July, 1962.
his followers, and even to some age. story

of his enemies, Jesus was a living Christ gives meaning to daily Gen. Shoup feels that the Corpsis

presence. His disciples, rather living; it opens long vistas' of entitled to the benefit of a Marine's -

than disbanding, were united ina exploration toward the truth;
services for the three years
stronger bond. They spread the it brings courage to the suf-

gospel (the Good News of Life) fering; it gives hope to the oppressed of obligated service required for

's g' k with renewed vigor. The persecu- and makes faith in the promotion, in higher respon-

tions and pressures of the great- spiritual purposes the answerto sibility grades.Rhy2nes .

est powers on earth could not all life.Christians.

prevent the spreading of the gos- throughout the

pel of love, righteousness and world join in the observanceof J[ of the Times! )

truth. the curcifixion and resurrection I

of Jesus Christ some NONE SHOULD{ -',
To the Christian, Easter's mes- "
OPTICAL FACILITY OPENS-Capt. William Engelman 20 centuries EVER
(second from right), commanding officer of the Naval Hospital, sage reaffirms the belief that ago. ABUSE ORDESTROY
looks over the new Optical Dispensary at the Naval Hospital God's ultimate purpose is not In keeping with this theme, '

following ribbon cutting ceremonies Monday. The facility defeated. Even to the secular- the Jax Air News presents its THINGS THAT t7

operated by the Navy Exchange, will provide convenient serve minded, the message of Easter front cover, which is the crea- OTHERS
ice to authorized patrons. Located Building H2009, the facility tion of the MAY USE OR
editor and staff in
is open 0900 to 1630 Monday through Friday and 0900 to gives encouragement to the belief ENUOy. \
1200 Saturday. that Truth has the ultimate collaboration with the Fleet I A,9tVf..AF'PS I If
Air _**
photo lab. 11
triumph, Right does and *
*+ *,**
Be Patient On Insurance Goodness (God) is the victor.

-Chaplain Charles D. Beatty

Dividend Check, VA AdvisesVeterans

100,000th Landing
and servicemen who are expecting a GI jnsurance 4! t7

dividend check under the President's speed-up payment plan can

help themselves and VA get the job done by not making advance Recorded By FDR a' i jE
individual inquiries. The Mayport-based attack
Accelerated dividend paymentsis Normally, yearly dividends are
rier USS Franklin D. Roosevelt
one of a series of Presidential paid over a. 12-month period E
(CVA-42) has logged its 100-
actions to assist the economy.B. around the policy's anniversarydate
000th aircraft landing while
J. Gannon, in charge of the oper-
to persons who currentlyhold
ating the U. S. Sixth Fleetin
VA Office in Jacksonville, explained -
either term or permanent the Mediterannean.The .
that answering a flood of participating National Service
landing, made by Comdr.
questions from individual veter- Life Insurance or U. S. Govern-
Arthur Hawkins
Commander of
ans and servicemen would divert ment Life Insurance. F $
Air One
Group based at NAS
from processing the > 1rY
personnel ;Arys
STEPPED of the Cecil Field
up payment seta mark which no
de- I ; .f' S' }}Q
dividends, and thus create a
quarter-billion dollar dividend to other attack carrier in naval his- :

lay.HE more than five million veterans tory has achieved.The .
and servicemen should be sub- number of operation '
arrested -
using every resource in an all- ry >
stantially completed in about four landings is second only to
out effort to place as many divid-
weeks. the number
credited to the USS
end checks as possible in the mail I
The Veterans Administration Essex, an anti-submarine carrier,
before the end of winter. The 1961
completed the payment of 1,200- recently converted from an attack
dividend amounts to more thana
dollars. 000 dividends valued at $54,000000 ,- carrier. The Essex is credited with
two weeks ago. It completed slightly over 100,000 landings.The .

Foreman (to applicant-of -light payment of another 1,300,000 Roosevelt, which left its troller OUTSTANDING, presents cash-award Comdr.checks E. Scantlebury these eight NAS Comptroller Comp

physique) : "Do you think you checks totaling $60,000,000 by home port at Mayport Naval Sta- Department employees for outstanding performance of duty

are fit for really hard labor?" March 4, and pans to finish pro- tion early last month for her tour under Bertha the uNavy'. incentive awards program. Left to right are

Applicant: "Well, some of the cessing the remaining 3,000,000 of the Med, expects to Sinn Rose Mehlman who received a $150 award: Evelyn Winney.
surpassthe :
Selowt A10?: Ruth Stecher. $100 Margaret Melton
best in the thoughtso. payments worth $144,500,000 by Essex 567 :
judges country mark before completionof : Terry fj2"- $": Mary Dukes. $100: and Ruby Piper. $100.
." March 19. her six-months cruise. Not the photo were Mariam Brannon. $150: Marge
Mattingly, $150: and Barbara Moyer $100.

wa. uo

.. .- .. ------.

I i

30 March 1961

With TheToastmasters ,,:'.:'" FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION

giE} :a

.O Zit Along with spring fever, as
Last week's
MarNav Toast-
everybody knows, along comes
masters gathering at Charlies's r p
party fever. "How much
)'( moneydo
Restaurant featured speeches by : ..".,
.. we have in the Welfare Fund?"
Bill Hood Ken Bob R; ;
Kellogg, ; t ;
Rr ,.:. is the question asked these spring
Quails, and Bill Collins.A .
pr 4J\ ti t ta days by party-minded Navy men

welcome back speech was ?, bt in the Jax Area. -

given in honor of Jerry Huskinby
Once it's decided to have a
Hood. Jerry has been on the r
: is party a party: committee is usually
inactive list since his retirement
appointed having the task of arranging -
from the Navy. Kellogg gave his
for the
party. The suc-
No. 3 speech entitled "Let's Go
cess of many office, unit and
Flying", in which he stressed the ;. 1 > ,;
: squadron parties quite often depends -

need for teaching teenagers the 4 : on the arangements made
art of building and flying model :v this
\ \ by committee.But .
there are easier ways of

Quails presented his No. 7 en- doing it a way that will insure -

titled "Birth of the Bill of
the success of a party; a

Rights". He pointed to the short- way that will give the most for

comings of our constitution and :v.Sti the least money. That is to let

how the Bill of Rights was creat- ..Y the Fleet Reserve Club, 8554

ed to overcome them. Collins in : i Roosevelt Blvd., Orange Park, be

his speech on "Education", stress- '.f.:.,:iMr.::.:,.:>.::...:::a.>:a,,v.x.w..:; r"s:,:;:L'r.a ir\t.:;:.+;?+:,k;';.Y.a:;:::?.?.r,!:S}:.;.a.x'!.La%..?kr.:.: 3 a::.:.y.ti,...,:t:Q"k rS .:::::v<..ti:;,::::::4.:at,.,b> >..'M'. ,:..2h.i..};Q .:,;.;.ywa r..t::.,.J:.,'fir..,:>#,!a:+.w.a.::,;a;a:+a:; I the, host for your party.
ed the importance of educationand
Branch 91's club is not a "closed
how Toastmasters materialcan
be used to advance education.An SUMMERTIME IS HERE-These will be the uniforms personnel aboard the Station will be coorperation" as many Navy men
wearing as of April 1. Dressed in the proper attire for the summer season are (left to right) believe. The club itself is opento

interesting program is plan- Lt (Jg) J. S. Burneskis. Communlciations Division NAS in official Navy officer wear; Thomas non-members as well as guests
L. Lawrance. AN. NATTU sporting the enlisted Navy uniform of the day; Sgt. Robert Parnell.
ned for tonight. A mock 30minute Marine Air Reserve Training Detachment. NARTU wearing the Marine summer tropical; Ruth and civilians. The club specializesin

radio program, with four Yett SN. Aircraft Maintenance NAS. modeling the Waves dress uniform and Thomas Fisher. arranging parties for groupsup

speakers plus commercials will be A/C2 of the 679th ACW Squadron shown in his Air Force summer logs.It'll to about 200 persons.
presented, beginning at 1900.It's Navy units planning parties are

Be Summer Togs NewLocof/onsFor encouraged to consider the Fleet

Reserve Club as a possible placeto

Several FacilitiesSeveral hold their shindigs. For details -

XRayTime Effective SaturdaySummer station facilities have on your party call the FRA

Club, CO 4-9166 or Branch 91

ForEmployees makes an early arri- been moved to new locationsthis President, Tom Feaster after 1800
casions. The wearing of hose is
val here Saturday, April 1 when week, while one plans at PO 4-9313.
optional with the service dress
all service personnel will changeto expansion.The e e
the summer uniform. light blue or working gray uniform -

during this period. moved Charles A. Herget, national
The summer attire will be worn Navy Relief "its
When ceremonies occasions president of the Fleet Reserve
or headquarters from the Chapel
during the period April 1 through
It is x-ray time again at Naval October 31..OFFICERS. duties dictate a more formal uni- Building 750 to the north 'end Association, announces from the
form the service dress white national office in WashingtonD.C.
Air Station Jacksonville. All and chief petty may of Building 953, lower deck.
be ., that the January receiptsof
Civil Service employees at NAS officers will wear as their uni- worn.Emrick The Relief office will continueto
FRA indicated 500 member
are offered the opportunity to form of the day the tropical uni- operate from 0800 to 1600

participate in a program plannedfor form khaki long, or the tropical Hayes Named Monday through Friday. j I gain year. over the same period last

preventive health. uniform white long when occa-
AE-A Honor StudentsLeslie
The Navy Wives Club No.
Every adult should have a chest sion of duties indicate more for- President Paul Hetz of Yukon
P. Emrick AEAA of
86-sponsored "Not New Shop"changed I
his mal dress. Branch 126, urges all shipmatesin
whether at phy-
x-ray, own
I Richview, Ill. and Robert William its quarters from

sician's office, place of employ- For formal dress during cere- Hayes, AEAA, of San Antonio, Building 39 to the southwest the Jacksonville-Mayport area
to be at FRA held
ment, or at the County Health De- monies occasions when gatherings on
special or Texas selected honor-
were as corner of Building 953, lower the third
Thursday each month
partment X-ray Unit at least duties dictate more formal wear, of the Aviation Electrician'sMate
men deck. Business will be
at 2000( at the Meeting Hall, 4530
once every year. service dress white may be worn Class A School graduation ducted there as usual on I 120th St. Yukon Fla.
con-I opposite
Chest x-rays are of far more by officers and CPOs. Dinner
exercises held last Friday at the days from 0830 to 1400. NAS Jax. Those eligible to at-
value than merely discovering dress white jacket or evening Naval Air Technical TrainingUnit.
The Credit Union is tend are Fleet Reserve, retired,
tuberculosis. These films alsQ de-
) dress, as appropriate, may also be I
to into the officers from the ranks, or
ning expand spaces
tect chest changes which may be worn during this period. I
Hayes has been transfered to vacated by the moving of the career enlisted men of regular
caused by tumor
cancer, masses,
ENLISTED MEN through pay NAS Point Mugu, Calif and Em- "Not New Shop". Navy or Marines past their first
an enlarged heart or any bony grade E-6 will wear the undress rick to NAS Atsugi, Japan. I I enlistment.

abnormalities of the ribs or white alfa (with jumper) or --I

sternum. bravo (without jumper) or white Tickets are now available from
members for the annual spaghetti -
Public Works employees will tropical long.
pFFy supper. The supper will be at
be given their at Building
x-rays The liberty uniform will be the
the Riverside Lions Club locatedat
8, Medical Department Dispensaryon undress white alfa (with jumper -
1240 South McDuff
April 3rd, 4th and 5th. Supply Ave. The
) with neckerchief, or white public is invited.
Department will follow on April tropical long.Bluejackets. I

6th, 7th, and 10th. t lI: The branch president has appointed
may wear dungarees -
On 24th the unit a three man committeeto
April x-ray with working cap or white I
study 14 of the bills that have
will move to Building 101-W for hat provided they are engaged in T been
presented to Congress.
Overhaul and Repair Department
work of such a nature that wear-
Chairman is N. W. Thomas of
employees. ing of the uniform of the day __
the O&R
Dept. Other membersare
would be impractical. This uniform r II. !I! Lowell Lorbeer and R. A.
may not be worn off the
Hendrickson.For .
naval reservation except by r >

+..; further information contact
personnel in possession of a work-

ing uniform pass proceeding dir- Shipmates John Crotty, EV-

Know How? ectly to or from the Dewey Park H I I 9-4911 or Lowell Lorbeer, EV-
housing area. This uniform may
be worn without the chambrayshirt c.s; qY ,

while on naval reservations.Also a ; a Adm. Heyward Named
1. Many European farmers
the chambray shirt may be
plant a "birth tree." What is it? modified by cutting off and hem- PersonnelRear

2. How did the expression "to ming the sleeves so that the len- Adm. Alexander S. Hey

go scot free" originate? gth of the sleeve measured from I ward will be the new Deputy

3. Distinguish between (a) hy- shoulder seam is 9 inches. I Chief of Naval Personnel, relieving -

perbole; (b) hyperbola. WOMEN OFFICERS and en- Rear Adm. Almon E. Loomisin

4. Of what are walruses' whis- listed women will wear the ser- OUTSTANDING EM AT VA-44-In recent balloiling of June

kers made? vice dress light blue or working VA-44 personnel. W. H. Goodman. ADJI. was selected as
Admiral Heward is Com-
Outstanding Enlisted Man of the Year for 1960. Goodman was now
5. Who in South America were gray uniform as the uniform of commended for his outstanding performance of duty in the mander, Carrier Division 5. Ad-

known as the Children of the the day and the liberty uniform. Indoctrination and Training Division. He was cited for his miral Loomis will become Deputy

Sun? The be never ceasing ambition and initiative management ability and
garrison cap may worn Commander in Chief, U. S. Naval
leadership qualities. Goodman is shown being congratulated by
(Answers on Page 4, Col. 1) I except on social or formal oc- Comdr. A. L. Detweiler. skipper of VA-44 at NAS Jax. Forces, Europe in August.



I I'

30 March 1961

: .

: Outdoor Area Improvement l : Classified

'- > < ., .. .. / .
'eo ', c ,. .. ..'
Campaign Set For April
i 1 For Sale

I The month of April has been set aside as "Ground and r- By Owner-almost new, 2 bdrm, home,

Areas Improvement" month aboard the Naval Air Station. A L tc $55 per mo., Mr. Virginia Cappi, PO

April will be a period in which intensified efforts on the ?ya 8.5015 or PO 58253.

I part of all hands will be applied toward improving the gen- $5,000 Bungalow-5 rm., total price $7,000,
equity; Mr. J. W. Burkhart, 1616
eral condition of the outdoor areas of the Station. Fairfield Place, Jax 6, Fla.

It is pointed out that as a result Lakeshore bdrm, bath, Comdr. H.
raking and disposal of leaves
i of progressive reductions of Stang, EV 8.4375.Avondale2 .
and other trash. The effort
I operating funds which make it paper bdrm, bungajow, L. S.
will be extended to include
Montgomery, EV 86601.
impossible to retain a civilian
Dewey Park housing and to
maintenance force adequate to area For Rent
all residential units on the station Furn. Gar. Apt.-$65 3602
perform more than the esential per mo
In the latter two Oak St., Jena Watkins
proper. areas, EV 74376.
functions, the job of maintainingthe
good condition and appearanceof the head of each household will Orange Park-2 bdrm house, $65; W.
be required to take the initiative. Z. Tarr, CO 49773.
the Station becomes an all
Trade Equity-3 bdrm house In'! Sanfordarea
hands matter. for free & clean mobile trailer
J THE ANNOUNCEMENT carried the Station command have been Chief Tiffany, Ext. 8447 or SP 1-3487.

i in NAS Jax Notice 1017 directs urged to insure compliance with Farm or Suburb Home-have order

that substantial improvement the effort and all tenant com- + a & must leave on or about April 1, rent

be made station-wide in the con mands and units are requestedto ing my 3-acre farm house has 3 bdrms
& bath, avail on 2% yr lease, $125 per
cooperate fully within their respective
dition of grass areas, shrubbery,
mo; C. B. Council, EV 91129.

I hedges and sidewalk edging, by areas. Furn. Apt-2)) bdrm, 1220 Challen Ave.,

mowing, pruning, edging and Certain tools, such as hand Fredna Hank, EV 8-0291.

lawn mowers, pruning shears, A STEP TOWARD SPACE TRAVEL?-These young Cub Normandy Villag.-3 bdrm/ w/2 bath,
A in decided
j' man England to rakes, etc. are being made avail Scouts of Pack 169. Den 3, listen intently as Ensign W. L. $100 per mon., Capt. E. L Dickson, EV
visit a married couple he hadn't Cowan of Patrol Squadron Five describe a P2V engine during 92575.

I seen for some time. The wife able in limited quantities at the the group's tour of the squadron last Thursday. They add to West Jax-Furn. 1 bdrm/ Apt. 2939 Rd.,

opened the door. Public Workes Department central the increasing number of youngsters who want ,to be space $70 per mo., EV 87320.
tool room in Building 103. instead of cowboys, which is a relatively new trend.
"Hello, Maggie, nice to see you," men Rm. for rent-Private bath, entrance,
These tools be checked out 4356 Mother Hubbard
may Drive, $9.00 per
he said. "How's Jim?
"first first served" week. SP 1-3110 after 1700, anytime on
on a come,
"Jim? she repeated. "Didn'tyou basis. Ungraded Workers FaceShift Sunday and Mondays. Kay Knudsen.

I know. 'E's dead. Went down Trailor-2 bdrm/ modern furn., on private .

to the garden to pull a cabbage Department heads and tenant lot, Louise King, SP 13779.

I for dinner and as he bent down commands are requested to arrange This 'nlhat

I he fell dead right there on the with the Service Informa- To Biweekly PayThe Ride Wanted-from 1250 Willow Branch

spot." tion'Office for "before" and "after" Ave., to OAR Dpt., 0700-1530(( ; Alex W.
McHugh, Ext. 548 8365 EV
or 96860.
"How terrible!I" exclaimed the photographs of given areas, that the or
Department of Defense has requested Navy Ride Wanted-College & Stockton, 0730-
visitor. "What earth did to be in the Jax Air
on published I
you pay all per diem, also known as ungraded, employees on a 1600, to Bldg. 103; R. E. Brock, Ext. 8107.
do? News with appropiate recognitionfor
biweekly rather than._____ a weekly____ basis. and, to complete the j
n -- --
"Well, what could we do? We personnel whose areas show "
changeover by June 30 Future Chief
had to open a tin of peas!" the best improvement results.WINGSQUADRON The changeover will bring about 3600 employees at NAS Navy

Jax and an additional 500 or more
.. into Be 92 OlderWill
'%v .b xwn X. Fr 1ar > Navy payroll practices con- Navy employees in the area. May ,
formity with other government

agencies, including the Army and I Three More Training we have 92-year-old

the Air Force, the Defense De- enlisted men in the Armed

: partment reported. The Navy has Films Made AvailableThree Forces by the year 2000 Andwhat's

effect the new training films are
until June 30 to changein will
more, they be in
order that employees may I being made available by the
r x
top physical shape
'. have time to rearrange their FeatuLant Detachment Two film

r' financial obligations. library in Building 168. Sounds remote, but accord

:: Action for carrying out the They include: ing to a report'by the American

ea Old Glory (MD-6962-CV), 27
n cutover to biweekly will be
; pay 27 minutes. Story of the Americanflag Medical Assn., Americansmay

deferred pending release of plans from 1607 to 1960. It's also live as long as the fabled

for implementation, the Navy Department story of America as we watch it Hunzukuts of northern Pakistan

announced.This during the 21st century.
grow from a wilderness into a
order will affect
great free nation.Presidential There is evidence that men

Hit Parade (MH in Hunza, a remote region in

8080), 18 minutes. Story of the the Himalayas, live to be 120

Ii i I ScoutingSquadrons Marine band and functions at or even 140 years old, the association

which they have performed. said. Although the
First Aid-Uie of Morphine Hunzukuts cannot produce certificates

(MN-8K89)), 18 minutes. Showsuse to prove their longevity

of morphine under various such ages are believed pos

battle conditions. sible, the report concluded.
FAW- 11P.

F. Dougard, ADCM, who

CONFERENCE-In a new approach who was selected for promotionto

to the Wing.Squadron conferences. Capt. Renfro Turner, Com- lieutenant (jg) under the CPO
modore of Fleet Air Wing Eleven and his staff held weekly
with 18% leaves
commanding officers' conference in the Patrol Squadron Five years program
wardroom last week. The meeting attended by the skippers of for Officer Candidate School at &-I

all FA W-11 squadrons, was the first held in squadron spaces, NAS Pensacola March 31.
and as a result, future conferences will continue on an alter
nating basis among other Wing Squadrons. Left to right are Congratulations are in order
Comdr. John E. Porter Jr. staff administration officer: Capt. for Ensign G. T. Culhane who

J M. W. Alley chief staff officer of FAVMlj and Captain Turner. was promoted to Lt. (jg) effective

March 25. Also to G. B. Lv .-7w > ..
Answers toHow's Ex-Shipmates WantedThe Young and A. J. Hebert Jr. who i:., < :
Your Know How w}
were advanced to seaman on
1. They plant it when a new USS Idaho Associationin March 16.

child is born; the child's welfareis Norfolk, Va., is seeking
New arrivals i are R. J.
believed to be connected with contacts with all former of-
Lahrochar SA and G. F. Powell,
ficers and who
the tree's growth. Swiss farmers men on
SA from Great Lakes A. J. He
plant an apple tree for a boy, a the battleship between 1919- ;
bert Jr., RMSN, from Naval
1 pear tree for a girl. 1947.
School Command, Norfolk; R. L.;
2. A scot was an old English The association is compiling
II Selby, YNCA, from VFP-62, Cecil
fine. a new roster of all current
t Field; D. P. Johnson, ATI,
3. An hyperbole is a figure of names and addresses. Annual
from VAP-62, NAS Jax; and R.
reunions are held in Norfolk,
speech, an hyperbola is a geo- A. Wood, A2, from VU-5 at At-
and the fourth will be held
metric figure. sugi, Japan.Departing.
July 21-23, 1961.
4. Cartilage. recently for new assignment
Even though individuals do
5. The Incas. were G. S. Autry, Jr.,
I not attend the reunion the association DEVOURERS OF THE SWEETS Several pounds of pastry
I requests they send in ATC, to VW-13 Patuxent River; (including crumbs) was devoured by personnel of Heavy Photo

lIe: "I'm glad I'm not a French- their names and address to the T. L. Higgins, GM3, to USS Man- Squadron 62 during: the cake sale sponsored by the Officers

She: Why?" ley at'Charleston, S. C.; and R. Wives last week. Lining up for their share are (left to ,right)
USS Idaho Assn.. P. O. Box
Jerry White PN3 Jim Morris. YN3
: and Mike Lesich
; YN3
man. E. Clark, AT2 to VP-18 at NAS
8048, Norfolk 3, Va. being served by Mrs. John Pitman, Mrs. Martin Sheridan Mrs.
i He: "I can't speak French. Jax. Matt Sweeney and Mrs. John Cousins.r' .





: 1961
JAX AIR NEWS Pact. 5lleyballers

_ { :.

|p SE CrownNavy's JAX AIR SPORTS

varsity volleyballose NEWSMiddies'

[ to great heights last

by capturing the Southeast-

L AU championship in tourna- r

play at Athens, Ga. Spring Drills

c Fliers bested a field of four

champs and a top Air Forced
S;n A(Vy!. R' fOS.. Af N *< Considered SuccessEven
to win the title. They were Big

lluled to open play in the
ji Naval District Volleyball :x:..asx'a though they didn't emerge victorious in as manyof

Inaey last night at Mainside the events as they would have liked to, the U. S. Naval

with NAS Memphis and ii.r. Academy Midshipmen left Jacksonville feeling a little better

ting Field providing opposithe prepared for athletic wars following a strenuous four-day

spring training grind which concluded here at NAS Jax Sun-

SE AUU the local net- FIRST BASE TRAFFIC JAM Florida State's Bob Madi- day. well.
off son makes it back safely to first The Middies' crew and lacrosse
poorly losing the after
a near pick-off pitch In their four diamond frays, the
licr to Charlotte, N. C. YMCA with Navy's first sacker Pat Kelly making the play. The action teams performed brilliantly, their
taken Middies with Florida State
during the second of four diamond split ,
b games by the tennismen and baseballers did
and won the second game Middies during their four days of spring training drills here. winning 6-3 and losing 9-8; and
fairly well but the
But they came back strongrop Navy dropped this one played golf squad
p. Friday at Mason Field, 98. The divided a pair with Jax Univer-
| Middies split In four encounters, breaking took its lumps. Navy's entries in
Knoxville Tenn with
15-9.and even Florida winning 6-4 and
State and Jacksonville University. the Florida relays also did quite ,
r; then proceeded to eliminatefield. .. 11-5 verdict.

The Middies served notice once
fter they polished off the IQ5 P O R T
will be
1 again that they tough to
bama AAU winner, 15-6, 15-
handle in lacrosse as they sub-
jthe Fliers next disposed of
dued Yale, 13-4, in an exhibition
1. What is
wart AFB, regional Air Force the record for the +'
match at Forrest High Stadium.
15-9 15-8 ?
mps, ; Atlanta
The Middies swarmed all
2. over
Where is the
CA 15-3 15-7 and Glass Bowl
; then in
football Yale to make it look easy.
game played?
deciding fracas took care of
3. What horse In tennis the Midshipmen look-
law won the first
AFB, N.C. in grand fashion,
o. Kentucky Derby in 1875? ed good despite lack of practice.

4. What was the first horse twin They defeated Bolles Academy
of the
fviembers Jax Navy SE
\ over a million dollars? 7-1, a high school all-star team,
championship' squad are
5. What heavyweight championship 9-0, while dropping an 8-1 de-
McGuckin, FairJax coach
; bout drew the largest cision to FSU and a 5-4 setbackto
n Pitts, NATTU; John Loper,
paid gate? a Boone Park team.
\-44; Howard Daniel, NAS
(Answers to the Quiz) Navy's trackmen were not
elvin Wurster, VA-44; Bill ,
in numbers in the Florida
[anley, NAS Cecil Field; Gabe uimpujg strong ,
relays in Gainesville, but they
hampagne, VF-174; Al Eckert, uaJua"nblas: :,elgdlapelle [ {d
% impressed. Navy tied Louisiana
IAS Cecil Field l L L'OZI *
; Ray Winstead, "P 9361 ul Jnoq
F-31.. Ralph Callahan, NATTU; ,buun ..,sdui9i ISJTJ euj, .$ Tech for first place in the 440-
yard relay; wound up second and
Ind Ken Steiner .
NATTU. "IIOIJII: 'iriaplszv Rto FYf:
third in the javelin throw finished
*Cuot READY TO MOVE-You can't see 11. but- Yale's Dave ; -
OFTBALL ENTRY"EADLINE..FRIDAY .01tO ''opalo .z, Simmons hat the ball neatly tucked into his lacrosse stick and third in the discuss; and
is attempting to move past Navy's middle fielder John Hewitt fourth in the two mile relay.
) | during acilon in the Yale-Navy lacrosse match played last Fri The best the Middies could do
.spots UB34auiY day under the lights at Forrest High School stadium. The Mid
The deadline for Mainside In- eqj jo IlamN in finish third in five
ramural niodseuiqH eH IOJ lSOJ qUJ zn C dies swamped the Ell 13-4, in their only lacrosse match play golf was a
softball team entries is ed during their four-day spring training drills held at HAS team match in a series of matches
1200 tomorrow, March 31. Those OOJ Sff B JJO JOB 0WJ) Uoa I last week.6ND. played at Timiquana Country

[units still interested are advisedto Athletic Director at the Mainside Club, San Jose Country Club and

( contact Frank McCaffrey, Gym. Boxers Competing NAS Jax.

In the only crew race of the

four-day drill, Navy outlasted the

} In S-Atlantic MeetThe Jax University Alumni and Jax

Navy in the mile-long course on

Sixth Naval District's 10- the St. Johns River.
Belton of NAS Glynco, Ga.; Gar-
man boxing team departed the
net Parks of NAS West and
Key ;
Station Tuesday for Norfolk to
Jim Rossette of the USS Fox, Major LeaguersIn
compete in the South Atlantic
who has been fighting with Jax
Regionals.The Jax April 5 9
P Navy, and who was unopposedin ,
; 0'I 6ND representatives and the 6ND meet. The only two major league exhibition -

champions were decided in the games to be played in
Last Friday's 6ND action, with
District toruney held last Friday Jacksonville this year are set for
Jax Navy, Glynco Navy and NAS
here at King Hall. The team includes next week.
Key West competing, producedfour
Pat Brady.who was un- first-round TKOs. On April 5 at 1400 the Cin-

opposed in the 6ND; Fred Kaiser, cinnati Redlegs tangle with the

Landy Dove, Rico Laeber and Results: Milwaukee Braves; and on April
112 Ling Ortiz, NAS Glynco,
I Roger Barclay of Jax Navy; Ling 9 at 1330 the Kansas City Ath-
beat Lynn Cox, Key West, TKO
Ortiz, Tony Elumba and James letics battle the Detroit Tigers.
1:17 first round.
Both games will be played at the
118 Tony Elumba, NAS Gly
Record Bass Catch I Jacksonville Baseball Park, adjacent -
; nco, beat Troy Clay, Key West to the Gator, Bowl.
TKO 1:12: first round.

I Made OnStationThe 125 Pat Brady, NAS Jacksonville The two exhibition frays will
bring such stars as Hank Aaron,
:: largest bass yet taken 132 James Belton, NAS Gly- Eddie Mathews, Del Crandal,

aboard the station this year was Warren Spahn and Lew Bur-
:4 nco, beat Floyd Mood, Key West,
caught last Sunday by Leonard .TKO, 1:35 first round. dette of the Braves; Frank Rob-

.. inson and Vada Pinson of the
Jenkins, IC2, of Special Services.The 139 Landy Dove, NAS Jack-

large-mouth tipped the scales sonville beat Charles Carr, NAS Redlegs; Rocky Colavito, Al Ka-

at seven and one-half pounds, line and Frank Lary of the
Glynco, TKO, 1:10: third round.
and, according to Jenkins "was I 147 Rico Laeber, NAS Jacksonville Tigers; and Jerry Lumpe, Hank
fish snaredoff Bauer, Bud Daley and Andy
t delicious. The was beat Mike Daly, Key

the Fish Camp. West, TKO, 1:40: first round. Carey of the Athletics.

An outing like Jenkins' can be 156 Fred Kaiser, NAS Jax., Tickets priced at $2.00 for reserved -

had for very little expense. Boats beat Thomas Ford, Key West seats and $1.25 for adults

can be rented by authorized per- TKO, 1:42 second round. and $.60 for children for general

r sonnel at the Fish Camp for 25 165 Garnet Parks, Key West, admission, are on sale at the Ball

.. : i XaX rr cents an hour to 75 cents for all beat John O'Brien, NAS Jax, Park and at the Tourist and

> day. Motorized versions are equ- split decision. Convention Bureau in downtown

PPMBBMgTOfcJm m -81111 '1'1 plly low-priced at 75 cents per 178 Jim Rosette, USS Fox,
THE CATCH OF THE YEAR-This seven and ona-half Jax.More
hour to $1.50 all day. The fishing unopposed.
pounds of beautiful bass that there's good
large-mouth proves
sing in the waters off the Station proper. Leonard Jenkins gear itself can be checked out for Heavyweight Roger Barclay, Sports

of Special Services displays his prize catch, largest of ill kind I no more expense than filling outa NAS Jax., beat Jim Robinson, I
10 Pulled in here this year. The bass went for a live shiner custody card. Key West, KO 1:05: third round. On Page 6Irch
Jenkins says.

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Page 6 JAX MH NEWS 3 March 1961

Gifford Rules As New

7 fk R' t at4 .,5 ,p yr e 35
Military Links King 1{ 4''{ ( 1,">.',..av,

Lanky Lou Gifford, is the new NAS Jacksonville military

golf champion.

Gifford won the local event, which was completed last iL "
I Sunday, by the margin of nine strpkes. Former champion I : :
Bill finished second.
I Scarbrough, I
Gifford fashioned sparkling
I with Van Matre the
rounds of 69, 73 and 74 for a total runner-up;
of 216. and the eighth flight victor was
E. Jones with runner-up Capt.

FIRST FLIGHT winner was Nelson Head runnerup. ,
Capt. S. Horton who won from
the runner-up, M. Bufano, In a I
sudden death play off of two ex- follows: I

tra holes. Second flight was taken Championship Flight Gifford i

by Lt. J. Stephens with G. 69, 73, 74-216; Scarbrough 75, 77,

Ruscetta as runner up; third 73-225; Foley 75, 80, 76-231;

flight winner was G. Krzewinski, Koressel 76,80, 76-232; Kasner 79,

with Comdr. Steve Kona runner 76, 80-236; Hughes 76, 84, 86-246;

up; fourth flight had Lt. W. Lamb Pearson 80, 85, 87-252.

defeating G. Southard in one ex- First Flight '- Capt. Horton,

tra hole; fifth flight found Lcdr.E. 240; Bufano, 240; Kemmer, 245. NAVY BEATS THE FIELD-The Naval Academy's Olympic crew scored a success: in lit
"Sandbager" Holley the win- Second Flight Stephens, 243; first race of the season last Saturday on the St. Johns River mile course off Jacksonville Uni.
the Jax Alumni and Jax Navy. The Middies were scheduled to
I versity by besting University
E. Parker
ner Ruscetta 248
Capt McCreery
runner-up; ,
; I race in two other events, but choppy waters held the competition: to one event. The Middies
; sixth flight went to B. Broderick 249; Maranville, 251'; Menhant, won the mile event in 5; 34.2. one length ahead ot the "Ole Dolphs." Shown above getting set
r in a sudden death play-off of one 252; Capt. Clements, 253; Johnson -I for the big race are (top to bottom) Navy. Jax U and Jax Navy.

hole over S. Copeland; seventh 256.Third. i .
flight victory went to G. Ellis, Flight-Krzewinski, 256; Patron 16 Chalks Up 35,000
11 Wives :
Kona, 258; McKinnon, 259; Fair, Navy

260; Hall, 263; O'Neil, 263; Wear, Accident-Free HoursNAF .
IfYa'AskUs 267; Langlois, 272.
Fourth Flight Lamb, 263; Sigonella, Sicily: Patrol Squadron 16 homebasedat 1

: Southard, 263; Drake, 265; D. NAS Jax, passed a historical landmark last week when it
The next business meeting of
Hughes, 265; Hoopes, 266; Alm- completed 35,000 hours of accident-free flying. A P2V "Nep-
the Wives Club No. 86 will
Since April Fool's Day falls on quist, 277. tune" airborne during exercises with the U. S. Sixth Fleet be held Navy on Wednesday April 5
what"fool's Fifth Flight-Holley, 270; Parker set the new mark.
Saturday, prank
at the equator. at 1930. Location of the meetingwill
276; Swann, 277; Edwards, The aircraft accident-free
you like to play on some- per-
DURING THIS period VP-16 be the Dewey Park Club
one? Or, what outstanding prankwas 278; Hunt, 279; Long, 280; Mc- iod dates back to January 1957, has been deployed four times House.
pulled on you in the past? Leod, 280; Freund: 282; Goodman, when VP-16 recorded its last air- and participated in numerous
That craft accident. The 35,000 hours Chief business of the eveningwill
was question asked of 282.Sixth operations and excerises outside
military and civilian personnel Flight Broderick, 281; flown without an accident is the U, S. In accumulating this be appointment of delegatesto

aboard the Station by the Jax Copeland, 281; Grady, 285; Pederson equivalent to being constantly enviable safety record, the squadron the May NWCA Southeastern
Air News' Roving Reporter 286; Bowen, 294; Hooker, airborne for 1458 days and at operated from foreign bases Regional Meeting which will be
295. the P2V could held in Portsmouth, Va.
"On April Fool's Day I thinkI average speed, ranging from the frozen Northto
will sleep in and tell the chief I Ii have circled the earth 252 times the dusty deserts of Africa. All members are requested to

'1 that I sick.Then THE SQUADRON has attend.
am Slaughter House 5 partici-
i P' 1 ing pins whacked the Boomerangs
after I pated in countless NATO exercises -
3-1; VP-30 "B" broke Disbursing"B"
I : have had and conducted individual
Hornets Phantoms 3-1; the Air Force 679th beat oper- Softball Tryouts
the sleep I ations with most of the Allied
the Hawks 3-1; and the Fire
want and he Navies. An of the
itinerary jour- Scheduled
Pace Ten-Pinners Crackers outrolled the Pan Hand- MondayThe
'. ....: \ : sends the doc- lers 3-1. neys include most of the capitalsand

.....:..''ttf. :: < .3 tor over to examine The three Mainside Intramural historical cities of Europe Varsity softball team will
,. :iJ me, I'll Bowling League leaders as of Continental League competitionwent and the Middle East. hold its first tryout at 1600 Mon-
'.lJ; just peek from last week were VA-44's Hornets like this: four shut outs, VP-16, under comand of Cmdr. day at Enterprise field. Gamesare

Winslow the covers and with 26-5%, Slaughter House Slaughter House Five over A/C Ralph F. Bishop, has the primary on tap with city league clubsin
say 'April Fool' Helen L. Win- Five 23-9, and VP-18's Phantoms Maint "C", A/C Maint. "B" over mission of conducting all-weather preparation for the Sixth Na-

slow, SA, Mainside Library. with 23/-12%, in the American, the Pen Queens; VP-30 "A" over antisubmarine warfare. Duringthis val District Tournament, to be
i I' "I really don't know. I Continental and National Leagues the Scope Dopes, and FAETU accident-free period the held at Charleston in the mid-

can't think of any offhand respectively.High "B" over the Neversails; there squadron has been successively dle of August.

I but I have had quite a few game and series honors were two 2-2 ties, Radiers and commanded by Comdr. Max A.

I pranks played on me in high were copped by Dick Nicholson, Marines "B", and Play Boys and Piper, Comdr. Earle B. Abrams, Advice to the young men:

: school. I thinkI AD2, of ABC Maint. "A" team, Scatter Pins; the Spartans took Comdr. Jackson W. Clark, Comdr. Don't take your gal riding in a

will play one with a 265 high and 621 series.In Army ADA 3-1; and the Sky Leslie T. Barco Jr., and Commander small compact car. It takes too

on a buddy whois the American League, there Warriors beat Paymasters, 3-1.. Bishop. long to run out of gas.

at NAS Gly- were five shutouts: Goers over .
--- ---- ---
---J---- --- -- --U.
# -------
nco, Ga. He Able Dogs, Wood Choppers over

will be goingup the Untouchables, Hospital over
II to North ? Dispensary, A/C Maint "A" over .
Carolina to see 4N''> Marines "A" and FAETU "A"

his girl but she the Grounders AUW
":...\ over ; Ops
\ won't be there. Johnson outrolled league leading Hornets,
Of course she will appear later." I 3-1?and the Holy Rollers dumpedthe I

Perry W. Johnson, FN, senior Grocers, 3-1.
life guard, NAS Glynco, Ga.
: Action was just as brisk in the
"When I worked at a driveinI the MAD Foxes
I National race, as '
pulled an April Fool's joke on crushed the Electrons, O & R : : IV : a:

my boss. I was washing windowsand trounced the Vagabonds, FAW-11,

the grill Blue rousted the leading Phan-

and I turned toms, and the 3rd Crewmen out-

: around and bowled the Trojans, 4-0; the roll-
said, 'The grill
is on fire!' He sheeting me. In

jumped up and high school my

ran over to look friends and I a
: : at the grill and made a stink-
k.{:: I started to bomb and put

Boyer laugh. He said it In the study ; :>
the joke was not very funny. hall. I would
NEAR END OF ASW 'J'RAINING-Clul 11.60 of Patrol 30
Squadron will be the next re-
More than likely I'll pull one this like to repeatthe
placement pilot class to complete the antisubmarine training syllabus. The class swings into
year too." Mrs. Marie B. Boyer, incident. in its final phase this week and will scatter over the Atlantic Fleet upon completion of the
Clerk, Mainside Navy Exchange."I the.barracks s course. With the graduation of this class VP-30 will have trained over &0 pilots. Left to right
have nothing planned yet. Ican't s 0 met i m e." Harger are Lt (Jg) L. E. Treadway. Lt ((1g) F. J. Neuner. Ensign W. G. McLane, Ensign F. D. Streb,
: Cecil M. Harger 679th AC& Ensign W. A. Moulder, Lt (Jg) J. R. Spung. Lt (jg) R. G. Drews Comdr. C. W. Cook (class
remember any' pranks play- I A/c2 leader), Lt. E. M. Stone, Lt T. E. Blaine, Lt ()jg) J. J. Higgins. Lt. D. G. Wilson, Lt (jg) F. W.
ed on me except a few like short- W Squadron. Eldridge and Ensign F. X. Sheedy.