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Jax air news
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United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
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April 20, 1961


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

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In Prizes To Contributors To '61 Navy Relief Drive

A fabulous array of prizes,
$10,000 worth, will be given ville, Green Cove Springs, .V avy and Marine Corps per- NAS Glynco, Ga. pie.THE

away to contributors to the Sanford and Glynco, Ga will sonnel and their families dur- The Navy Relief provides a ANNUAL CALL for

Navy: Relief Society's 1961 be shooting at a $33,000 goal ing the coming year. dignified and essential serv- funds does not actually begin

fund raising drive to be conducted during the drive, which be- The Jacksonville Auxiliary, ice in promoting the morale until May 4th but the cam-

among Navy activities gins May 4 and concludes with headquarters at NAS and effectiveness of Navy paign committee is getting an

/served by the Jacksonville June 6.THE Jacksonville, serves the Jack- men, it is pointed out. As it early jump on distribution of
GOAL ESTABLISHEDis has been since it donation tickets.It .
Branch of the sonville was organized
Society, cam- Navy area, along
paign officials have announ- the approximate annual in 1904, the Navy Relief is also being emphasizedthat
with the Florida
expense of the Jacksonville Group at Society is the Navy's own or- personnel who do not

ced. auxiliary of the Society need- Na 1al. Station Green Cove ganization for the relief of wish to donate through the

Navy activities in Jackson- ed to care .for the needs of I IA Springs, NAS Sanford and distress among its own peo-- (Please Turn on Page 6, Col. 5))

-- -- ---- ----

Men In 11

ProPayUnder Skills Due JflXI 1I4U13

new rules announcedthis

week by the Bureau of

Naval Personnel, Navy men I Vol. 19 No. 2 U. S. NAS Jacksonville Fla. 20 April 1961
in 11 different Enlisted Class-

ifications become eligible for

P-1 proficiency pay starting
July 16, 1961. Pres. Kennedy Due

Men serving in any of the

special NECs may be awardedthe

P-l pay in the same manneras

those in the critical ratings, a In Jax SaturdayPresident

says BuPers Instruction 1430.12C,

even though their present ratingis

one of those on the noncritical John F. Kennedy is coming to Jacksonvillethis

list. weekend.The .

THIS MEANS that men serv- President will arrive by air Saturday at Mayport

ing in any of the critical skill Naval Station where he will board the communicationscruiser

areas identified by the NECsin Northampton. Later Saturday he will switch, pre-

this article do not have to. sumably by helicopter, to the supercarrier Independence to

compete in the Navy-wide pro- observe special night air strike demonstrations at sea.

ficiency pay exams scheduledfor THE INDEPENDENCE is slatedto
undisclosed destination for
an a
May. They need only be arrive at Mayport today and
period of recreation. He will
return -
recommended by their commanding will put out to sea after a few
to Mayport late Sunday for
officer in order to start I hours' stay in port.
the flight back to Washington.
drawing the extra $30 per month The White House said that the
in mid-July. ...-l I AMONG THOSE accompanying -
President will leave the Inde-
The notice stated however, TO BOARD NAVY SHIPS IN JAX-President John F. the President will be De-
that these could for I Kennedy shown here at one of his recent press conferences is pendence Sunday morning and fense Secretary Robert McNa-
men qualify
scheduled to arrive by jet from Washington at Mayport Naval fly ashore and then depart for mara Deputy Defense Secretary
P-2 ($60) payments only by con-
Station Saturday. He will board the cruiser Northampton
verting to one of the 14 criti- then switch over to the carrier Independence while at sea. He Roswell Gilpatric; Navy Secre-

cal rating selected for the fiscal will witness special naval operations during his Jax visit. Ex-Helicopter Pilot tary John Connally; Navy Under-
1962 He is scheduled to return to Washington late Sunday after- secretary Paul Fay Jr.; Adm.
year pro-pay program.
noon. Cited At VP30For Arleigh Burke, Chief of Naval
THE NECs designated as cri-
Operations; Adm. Robert Dennison -
tical ,for are: a man who until two
pro-pay purposes
New Blood Donor Center Commander, Atlanti Fleet;
All 3300 series-Fleet Ballistic months ago had never seen
and several other high ranking
Missile Weapons System Per- the inside of a Neptune Pa-
military and civilian officials.
sonnel. Established At trol Bomber, Lt. E. M. Stone
HospitalSome Ships in the task force taking
HM-8407 Hospital Corpsman, caught on fast.
Nuclear Submarine Medicine Stone, a replacement pilotin part in the special demonstrationwill

Technician. 32 enlisted personnel from the NAS Jax Operations Patrol Squadron 30, won be the guided missile crui-

9592-Investigator. I I Department were on hand to make the first contribu- the outstanding pilot awardof ser Boston; guided missile fri-

9901-Nuclear Power p I ant tions to the new Blood Donor Center which opened at the class 11-60 by posting above gate Dewey; cruiser Northampton -

Operator Trainee (if in opera Naval Hospital last Wednesday. average grades in the fam,
Atlantic Fleet destroyers
tional nuclear training According to the Hospital of- instrument navigation and ; -
power disaster of nature.IN .
any D cat Wadleigh
e u r,
ficals the Blood Donor tactical phases of the syllabus,
phase) new ADDITION the facility Rooks and Sullivans; radar pic-
well scoring high in all
as as
9905-Evasion and Escape Center will furnish blood for will furnish blood for hospitalized ket destroyers W. M. Wood,
Technician. any mass casualty situation; also military personnel and their Leary and Dyess; and the sub-
Reporting to Patrol Squadron
9913-Bombardier Navigator in connection with the local sur- dependents. The blood center marine Corporal. The task
30 from HS-7, Lt. Stone
Operator. vival phase in event of a nuclear. will also insure a close control force will also include a large
flown nothing but heli-
9930-Nuclear Technician. I war; and in the management of over the blood used at the Hos- copters for several number of jet planes, helicoptersand

(Please Turn to Page 6, Col 5)) casualties during war or local (Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 1)) years. antisubmarine aircraft.


I 'They Beat Us To The Punch; We've Got To Get Busy To Regain Prestige'Ever I

since the
announce- asked to comment on Major comeback pronto to regain some I lot better." Calvert F. Duke, should get to work and try to

ment was made that Soviet Yuri Gagarin's orbit In space, of its lost prestige. Patrolman, Security Department."Not stay ahead of them." L/Cpl.
Russia had the first
put man showed agreement that it was Here are the comments: much." Dale Sanchez, Bobby J. Harris, Marine Bar-
orbit the earth '
into around quite a setback for the United "It's obvious that they beat us PH3, VAP62."Well racks.
the reaction the
world has been throughout varied. Someare States and quite a big first for to it. It's too bad we didn't get they are just that much "From what information I've

Russia; that the feat indicates there first." Col. C. W. Powell, ahead of us. I don't think it's received from various press reports -

worried, some" confused, more now than ever that Russiais Commander, Florida Sector Com- real important." Jack W. Purtee, I am not particularly sur-

some are even unconcerned, ahead of the U.S. in the space mand.I AOCM, Instructor, AO "B" prised at their achievements. It

and there are some who doubt and missile race; and that the just don't know. Just tough." School, NATTU."It is just another example that

that it actually happened. U.S. should strive with... ...a big Jack L. Dixon, HMS, DVCC."I makes me think that we their space program has been a
Here at ,' think if little bit ahead ':'<'":'
'i :
*: ':fi.=:: :,,:.:::" :
NAS Jax, the I ,.;:/ :./ ./ the two countries FAhr'%Frr of ours all :: '
Jax Air News ';;>r ; ./tY ... Russia a Ion g." Lt.

conducted its and the U.S., v Howell E. i.
] .
own poll, interviewing would get together s Adams, on i
y r"
f% a I; j their f : / training duty at

..2' good cross sec- :'. ':4.. tion of the :n;-< :/y': the cosmoswould 3(:*;';'" Y Department."Well .
t. .y
populace. Con- be a lot )S:... _. they *'..i/... .' ...
y Powell sensus of those banihez L>axon greater and a Duke Harris Adams v .ft (Cont. Pg. 6)) PurleeX10,000


20 April 1 61MU
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........... Anyone desiring to participate in car JMMM R. R4y ..._ Commanding Office pool from Green Cove Springs to NAS
Cwndr. Robwl N Uo EmcutK: Officer Jax, call Chief Johnson Ext. 376.

NAB sax fiat Air J.....m. Need ride or car pool from Sandalwood j
Roar hA" Kwwwth .. Commander ,
Craig or vie. to NATTU to conform with .
Capt. Ora/iton H. WW ChIef of Stiff, Fairfax
NATTU liberty hrs Chief Frost, Ext. 8594.
Capt. Nation M. H4 _.- OtUf of Stiff, NAB Six ;
..... Air ..... 81... For Rent .
Capt. Rcnfro Turner, Jr. Commander Furn-6 rm., gar., reas. rent; RA <:
Capt. Murlln W. Alley -*- Chief Stiff Offkar 4-5708. 5 p {: 4 ,
Naval Air UclwlMl Training Unit Duplex-2 bdrm., furn., $90, unfurn.,
bfrt. Robert J. FUmlng .. . Commanding Officer $80, children welcome family preferred;
Comdr Marlon K. Smith_- Executive Officer\
Mrs. Rosemary Buie, EV
Naval Hospital
Capt. Wllllim L EngvlrnM Commanding Officer Duplex-2 bdrm., furn., $90; Boyette, f
C p4.. JKn O. rdr Ix.cvtlv. Officer: ADC, EV 4-3112 or EV 44687.

Capt. P. H. Hob _____ ___-.________ Commanding Officer :.. ".
Comdr. William M. Millar Exacutlvo Officer: CAP Seeks Training F't.. \t1:<: .

Printed cwnnwrddty with non-tpproprlattd fund In Jack.onvflt., Florida at no AssistanceFor .' t*'!i',4;'
expense to the govarnmant and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 R.v. July 1958 Program :

Wttrtbuted free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jackaonvllle, a switch, the Civil Air ii ;. ._ f't
Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical. Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air
Reeerve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hospital. Patrol, the volunteer civilian :: .:d.LJ
Service Information OffkM Cemdr. Alex N. Mclnnlt Jr. search and rescue organizationneeds <" 11

Atttttant ServIce Information Officer' _______ Andrew H. FleneyFeature help.
INSPECTION-Capt C. J. Eastman Inspector
Editor-Mas Spencer, J01; Staff Reporters-Sandy Martinson, JOSN; HOSPITAL
of the Sixth Naval District. presents a letter of com-
Ralph Bailey, AA. Photographer Beccarl, PH2. The Jax composite squadronone
mendation to J. L. Snow, HMI, during: the annual ComSix
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and International which meets weekly aboard
inspection for the Naval Hospital held last Friday. Snow received -
Councils of Industrial Editors. the Naval Air Station urgently the commendation for his alert discovery of a fire at
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material
needs instructions for the 40 cadets March 29.
Hospital on
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographs
unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographs. in these aviation courses:
Editorial offices located in Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone exiMMlona Aircraft in Flight; Power for

8164, 656, 272 or 216.Indebtedness. Aircraft; Problems of Airpower; CIVIL SERVICE

Airports, Airways and Elec-

Hinders tronics; Navigation and the

Weather, and Aviation for you. News In ReviewFederal

Your Military. CareerYou The squadron has manuals for

students and teachers in these employees have been

subjects, which take 7-8 weeks' warned that under the law theyare present to any official superior.
might as well call a spade a spade and face facts
to complete, plus other teachingaids. subject to firing Every person who violates this
when you are in a financial jam and more money is neededto summary
pay off debts. Personnel who would like from their jobs if they either section (Section 1784) shall be

Legal advisers say it's at this point you better take a to help one night a week or are collect for or donate to any fundto summarily discharged from the

careful look at what's been goingon interested in the CAP, can stop buy a gift for any official or Government employ."
close a possible violation of Article in at Bldg. 503, second deck, other superior in their agency.
and where you are headed, The, legal officials add, however -
financially.If 134, or any other provisionof west wing on Monday nights at Government legal officers cite
1930, or call Lt. Hull, executive the following provision in laws I that it is also a questionof
fail to take a reading at the Code, you are !subject to
you officer at SP 1-2913 after 1700. which they say will be strictly intent and circumstances. For
this point, they say, chances areyou'll investigation, administrative ac-
enforced and must be strictly example, if someone is retiring
become a statistic in your tion and punitive action to include -
Jones Of VA-44 obeyed: and employees informally takeupa
particular service and sink into a
where trial
appropriate, by "No officer, clerk or employeesin
morass of legal entanglements. collection to buy the retiree a
courtmartial.THE the U.S. Government em-
GENERALLY, your commanding Logs 91000th gift, that would be considered
officer's first knowledge of MINUTE you find outgo I ployee shall at any time solicit proper. However, if an official
Carrier contributions from other offi-
totaling more than income get
your problem reaches him by memo or document were issued
mail and goes something like advice from your legal assistance John E. Jones, of At- cers, clerks or employees in the by the agency or by any official

this: officer or your civilian attorney.The tack Squadron 44, based ashoreat Government service for a giftor asking that contributions be

". we realize you are not a services have trained law- NAS Jax, made the 91- present to those in a superior made for a' gift, this would be

collection agency but since yers at all levels".and their jobis I 000th arrested landing aboard official position, nor shall any improper since coercion would

this indebtedness reflects discre- to help you. the USS Antietan (CVS36)on such officials or clerical supe- be involved.

March 21, while operatingoff riors receive any gift or present .
dit the service would
upon we "
"It can be tough, an officer offered
or presented to them as
appreciate if you would ." said, "if the serviceman has tied the Pensacola,area in the The national executive councilof
a contribution from in
If the evidence indicates Gulf of Mexico during carrier persons the American Federation of
you himself! into financial knots with Government employee receivinga
have been lax in handling qualifications.Jones Government Employees will
your I over-extended credit, unwise
less salary than themselves
made the landing in ;
financial affairs,' your chancesof meet in Washington this
contracts and loans from illegal, nor shall any officer or clerk
A4D attack aircraft.
an jet
11 review the union's legislative
promotion may be diminished unlicensed loan companies." make
I any as a gift or
and it may even be reflectedon program. The group will give

your efficiency report. top priority to the union recogni-

ANOTHER thought to keep in tion bill, which would give

mind is that Article 134, Uniform unions recognition for bargainingon

Code of Military Justice, makes working conditions and for

punishable the military offenseof representing employees on griev-
wrongful and dishonorable aa ances.

failure to pay a debt (or debts) P-.y' The AFGE is the largest federal -

If the facts in your case dis- service.union outside the postal


Accrued Leave ::,;: Expected soon is a new execu-

tive order setting up a standard

No Good ForRetirement appeals system for all govern-

ment agencies.The .
:c. Commission -
Civil Service
t ,.''
... which discovered that at
The Comptroller ruled this L present some agencies have five

week that servicemen with I or six levels'of appeals and some

unused leave time at the timeof k only two, wants to have appeals

discharge receive a cash pay- __ heard and decided before an employee -

ment, and that is it. leaves his job. A present

His ruling affects all who are I workers are sometimes separated

separated or released from active from their jobs before their ap-

duty under "honorable condi- ..ym heard.
peals are ever
The executive order wouldbe
The Comptroller said the -
designed to assure an impartial
Armed Forces Leave Act of 1946
appeals board and to give
clearly states that members with
.k chance to appealto
unused annual leave at the time employees a
.< the head of their
of discharge will be compen- STORY HOUR-These three youngsters listen in awe as Miss Iona
sated in cash and that the accrued an NATTU Library relates the story of "The Five Chinese Brothers" Left Nelson to head, librarian certain areas.President .
Ttmpltton, fire Thomas Fleming and right are Elizabeth wants a
leave cannot be used for Fleming as* fin and six Kennedy
story hour, held last Friday at NATTU library, launched the annual fe-pectinly The order for
celebration unified and an
any other purpose. Library WHir. here of National system
same will be forthcoming.


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20 April_1961 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

ScoutingSquadrons ykc I

Heavy Photographic Squadron

62 pilots, flying the versatile

A3D-2P, successfully completeda
sequence of carrier qualifi-
cations recently aboard the USS

Independence. VAP-62 was reported -
to be outstanding In every
aspect of the carrier training.
The photo department happily
announced the birth of two lit.

tie boys who may someday fol-
low the prints of papas Mark

Bryning, ATS, ,of camera repair
and James Ross, PH3, of photo < S },
interpretation.A >c _

600-print 7x9 foot mosic of "_'_".v.' '_ _'_ _____.'_ _m_..___. ___.___ ,.....__._____
Norfolk three days of 24-hour TOTAL OF $4700 IN 'O' AWARDS Sustained Superior
shifts in the making will be Performance Awards for outstanding performances of duty
displayed during CincLantFlt's50th Navy Has ShortageOf were awarded to 28 employees of Overhaul and Repair Depart- Prepaid AssessmentsFor
MusiciansAll ment on Monday, April 10. Capt. Thomas B. Haley O&R Officer
Naval Air Anniversary
com- made the presentation of individual checks. Left to right
memoration this month in Nor- Navy recruiters have (front row) are Captain Haley Donald Fitzpatrick and Carl MOBS Members
folk. been asked to redouble their Coffey $150 each; Ward Chance $200: Bryan Cornwall. $150:
"Project Mercury" has realizedthe efforts to bring in more musi- Andrea Ruff and Rachel Wilkinson $100 each Helen Folmar Being ConsideredOver
and Annabelle House $150 each: Mary Strickland and Mildred
importance of VAP-62 by cians so that Navy bands may Witherspoon. $100 each. and Earl Snyder $200. (Back row)
calling Vernon Wilbanks, PH2; be maintained at the required Tyson Ammons and George Ramsey Jr. $150 each George a period of time the
Harry Mill, PH2; and Marion strength.The Hents $200: James Coburn. $150; Lewis Newman. Atwood Board of Trustees of the Em-
it will need Knight and Daniel Arnsdorff $200 each: Anion Greene, $150 ployees Mutual Death Benefit
Sanchez, PH3, from its ranksto Navy figures and
George Meyers and Clyde Sharpe, $200; and Claude Kilts
board the destroyer Furse fora about 450 new musicians dur- Albert Wyss, $150 each. Not present for the photo were Arnold Society aboard NAS Jax has
series of photographic cover- ing the next year just to replace Nabors $150: Walter Cornealy. Robert Williams Jr. and Ivan been petitioned by the membersof
those it will lose due to Sanders $200 each, and Charles Field $300. the Society to inaugurate a

age.Gerald expiration of enlistment. The prepaid assessment program per-
Photo De-
Annis, SN,
succeeded in vancancies will exist in all instrumental mitting them to pay assessmentsin
partment yeoman New Secretary Outlines advance.
his first cross-country flight in categories accordto -
the VAP-62 Flying Club's J-3 Recruiting Service Note I The membership is aware of

piper cub. His trip took him 54-61. the system of prepaid assessments -

over Brunswick, Ga., and back. Navy Marine ChangesIn I which was put in effect

Annis, who joined the flying club Statistics show that the ma- for retired members of the So-

only two months ago, is one of jority of parents believe in he- a recent talk to officers of the Marine Corps and Navy in I ciety. This system has provedto

the many hopeful aviators who redity until their children start Washington, Secretary of the Navy. John B. Connally outlined some be very satisfactory.The .

are finding the experience most acting stupid. things he wants done. Board of Trustees has

rewarding and at the lowest pos- Longer, much longer tours for seriously considered' possibi-
sible cost.Through. and Robert Gaudeau, PHI, who officers, are planned. There will lity of inaugurating a similar
also wants to hold desk-
consolidated funds de- will soon don the longawaitedhat. be especially less rotationing and system whereby advanced pay-
bound officers to the same re-
rived from the "coffee mess" and earlier assignment to !sea com- ments could be made by all
for their decisionsand
PH3 William Kern's 50 cent hair- .**. mands and more specialization. sponsibility members of the Society on a

cuts, the photo department rolled Five Officers from Patrol THERE WILL be fewer exer- work as their seagoing .officers I semi-annual basis. Such a system
out a barrel at the EM Club Squadron Five have received recent cises to' "break in" those new assume, with ships.A would require an amendment to

recently. Topic of prime dis- promotions to Lieutenant.The commanders-exercises SecNavy the Constitution and by-laws of
who worked in
cussion was a blue-claw dinnerat promotions were presentedby thinks may hurt "dedication and young lady the Society, which could be effected -
office her aunt
department head Lcdr. Don Cmdr. T. H. Casey, Jr., interest" of "junior personnel." entrusted the same with the as aunt's salary was only through a vote of

Hubbard's home as soon as pos- skipper of VP-5, in an informal It is expected that there will check while the latter made a the membership.All .

sible. ceremony. be less preoccupation with re- social call. members of the Society

William Clark, presently a PHI, Officers promoted were Lt. tirement and other benefits in On her way home, the girl will be notified of these pro-
has his photographic cohorts won- C. G. Cowling, Lt. R. G. Ferrell, selling service careers. Keep the was held up and robbed of the posed changes by the issuance of
dering what to call him chiefor Lt. B. N. Hewlett, Lt. J. M. benefits, but sell patriotism, dedication check. Screaming, she rushed up an individual bulletin contain-
sir. Clark was selected for the Phillips and Lt. W. J. Sturtevant.Lt. and service instead of to a policeman and said. "Quick, ing explanation of the proposed

LDO program recently and then Cowling, Lt. Hewlett and money. a man stole my aunt's pay". changes. Sufficient time will be
received notification of his making Lt. Phillips are currently in EVERY OFFICER will have to "All right," said the cop, "cut given for membership consideration -

chief. Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico qualify in at least one foreign out the pig latin and tell me I prior to the actual voting

Among last week's list of proud with the Mad Foxes DetachmentSix. i I language. what happened". date.

ones came Keith Schrader, PHI,I i I SecNav wants to provide new

types of leadership awards for

I petty officers, noncoms and jun- ; vA

Exchange At ,

{ NATTU Adds

f 1.It Golf ItemsA

k new service, one which caters k4:

: to the golfer, has been addedto -

the NATTU Navy Exchange '
Retail Store in Bldg. 554.
A nearly complete line of golf-
ing equipment for ladies and

men, including clothing and accessories -
has been put in stock.
Herbert Herres, manager of :r.\.\ : .':::

the NATTU Exchange, is alsoa :'.:j
registered golf pro and is avail- :; lY:
able to advise customers on 1.: j; i1. i\

their selection of golf items. ..: 1.\ :
After May 1, Herres will be

; manager of the Central Ware-

house but customers may still CITED FOR OUTSTANDING WORK-Three civilian employees -
fcCTB H -
GOLFERS-Herbert Herres NATTU Nary Exchange contact him there for advice. of the Commissary Store at NAS receive their cash
FOR and registered golf pro helps Gunnery SgL E. L. The warehouse is located in the awards for outstanding performance of duty. Lcdr. A. EoUlmUl
manager Commissary Store Officer presents checks io (left io
set of clubs at the newly installed golfing Exchange
select Building
Holum a Main Navy
section at the Exchange. The new section features right) Mrs. Lillian Loure $150; Gunther Klaas and Frank
golfing equipment equipment accessories and clothes. 898. Atkins, who received $50.


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20 April 1961

I Short Travel Money- May Mean Longer Sea Tours I I FLEET ASSOCIATIONYukon's RESERVE

Unless more travel by the shortages this
moneyis crippled
mittee, Adm. Smedberg said sonnel at sea longer.
for the Smedberg said, 126's annual spaghetti
provided Navy Adm.
that the $121 million proposed for Adm. Smedberg gave the year,
longer sea tours may be expected permanent change of station House committee 24 separate "They will be hit worse next supper will be held at the River-
Vice Adm. Wil- he added. side Lions Club Saturday, April
says moves in the coming fiscal yearis actions already taken by BuPersto year,
liam R. Smedberg, III, Chiefof $23 million short of the re curtail travel expenditures. Morale in the Navy has been 22, 5-8 p.m. The public is invited

Naval Personnel.How the travel ban, the Ad- All of the spaghetti you
quirement. This is $11 million I; lIe said that all of these would hurt
will be how much can eat' with a salad, drinks,
much longer tours have to be retained during the miral said. Exactly ,
cannot be determined until the more than the shortage this next fiscal year if the Navy is to he would not estimate. He indicated coffee or tea' ade for the chil-

fiscal '62 appropriation is passedby fiscal year."SHOULD. come close to staying within however, that he ex- dren, and home made dessert.

Congress. THE budget figure the money allocated. pected it to show up when the All for one dollar, fifty cents for

Discussing testimony before remain where it is now, he said, "OUR TRAINING and our reenlistment figures began to children.

the House Appropriations Com "we will just have to leave per- rotation schedules have been come in later this year. Paul Hetz president of the Yu-

kpn, Fla. Branch No. 126, cor-

dially invites all shipmates in
VA-44 Commends With TheToosfmosfers
the Jax-Mayport area to the

regular branch meetings held on

Goodman, PayneFor the third Thursday each month.

The place is the Yukon branch

PerformanceAttack t N a v y Civilian ToastmastersClub meeting hall, 4530 120th St. Yu-

2366 has installed a new kon, Fla. Business will include

Squadron 44's Bluejacket slate of officers to serve for the operation red, white and blue.
of the Month and Outstand- next six months.
ing Plane Captain of the Month elected officers The new classes this month at
Newly are
commendations NATTU Jax, AO-B school class
were presentedto Dick Baber Dave
61-14 and AE-B
school classes
W. H. Goodman, AD1, and A Moomaw educational
vice-pres- 61-14 and 61-16 will be honored
O. H. Payne, AEAN, respectively Ident Ken Scales administrative
at the 20 branch
guests Apr.
by Comdr. A. L. Detweiler, skip- John
vice-president; Borje, meeting.The .
per of VA-44. secretary; Ivey Pafford, treasurer
The Bluejacket of the Month ; and Leonard Atwater, next ladies auxiliary FRA

and the Outstanding Plane Cap sergeant at arms. unit No. 126 meeting will be held

tain of the Month awards pre- The May 11.
Civilian i I Toastmasters
sented VA-44 in accordance
by are
gather every Tuesday at Karl
with squadron policy of Hellenthal's Restaurant on Nor Civilian Blood Donor

recognizing outstanding performance 7 ; mandy Boulevard with dinner
by personnel in the squad- meetings set at 1830 and non-I I Day Set For May. 3

ron.COMDR. dinner meetings at 1900. Civilian employees are reminded
DETWEILER com that civilian blood donor
COMMENDED AT VA-44-O. H. Payne, AEAN. (left) and
mended Goodman for his out- W. H. Goodman ADI. were presented with commendations as At last week's session for the day is scheduled for May 3 at

standing performance of duty in Outstanding Plane Captain and Bluejacket of the Month, M a r-Nav Toastmasters 2280, the Dispensary, Building 8.
the Indoctrination and Training respectively, at Attack Squadron 44 by Comdr. A. L. Deiwieler, Blood donations will be taken
skipper of the squadron. The two awards were presented by were given their assignments -
Division. "His ability beginning at 0930.
management VA-44 in accordance with squadron policy of recognizing out for the evening after I
leadership qualities and standing performance of personnel. arriving. It was originally sched-

ability to get along exceptionallywell uled to be a joint meeting with Worry is like a rocking chairit -

with others has aided materially Bill Would Give the Green Cove Springs Club, keeps you busy but it doesn't

toward the effective accountability Proposed but turned out to be an im get you anywhere.

and scheduling of
promptu. Frank Herron was general evalu-
students, both permanent and Credit For Inactive TimeThe Riley Collins served as chair ator, while I Bob Williams
maintenance trainees with
a Joe Heald Toastmaster
man, was handled table topics.
minimum of lost time," the cita- Comptroller General has told Congress that he has no

tion read. objection to the bill that would let retiring enlisted men credit i percent of his last active duty I Speakers were Bill Collins,

PAYNE RECEIVED his commendation the same service as officers do in figuring their retired pay, the pay. But for an enlisted man in Bill Hood, Paul LeBlanc, and

while serving as Navy Times says. the same situation retired pay Bob Qualls. Qualls was voted as

plane captain of the F9F-8T air- added that would be 50 percent of active I best speaker of the evening.Bill .
But, he Congressmay
mining his multiplier for retired duty He only gets credit Wimberly
craft during the month of February wish "to consider whetherit pay. was acceptedas
pay; an enlisted man can't. For for the 20 active
.' duty
Payne was commendedfor is advisable, in effect, to change, years. a new member. Speakers on
"completing his tasks will- the law retroactively to give example, an officer retired after This privilege was cut out in next week's agenda are Hal Hig-

ingly, capably and in a most ex- credit for inactive service for: 20 years active duty, but had put 1958 for officers putting in in- gins, Jim Evans, Frank Herron

ceptional manner demonstratedby which no credit was authorized in five years in the inactive active time after that date. But and Whitey Morris. Wally Miller

-few men of his experience." when the enlisted men involved percent of active duty pay. So they still get full credit for inBc'tive has promised a new type of

The commendation further were retired." his retired pay would be 62 V4 time before 1958. evaluation.Page .

stated, "Through your attentionto
duty, character and exampleyou THE COMPTROLLER General,

have contributed greatly to at the same time, pointed out

the overall morale of the divi- another disparity between officer SQ
sion." and enlisted men in retirement
f 4Vv
Goodman and Payne were both benefits: time lost through one's

commended for their personnel own misconduct is excluded in ,

appearance and bearing which figuring an enlisted man's time b

has been exceptional in spite of for retirement purposes, but not

the type of work that they were for officers. They get credit for

called upon to perform. bad time. f1 2 i2;

The way the present bill, HR

Garden 1793 is worded, the Comptroller
Circle Set
pointed out, this bad time credit

For Flower ShowThe would be extended to enlistedmen. -J--
it '
Naval Air Station Gar-
"IT: IS OUR VIEW that if any _
den Circle will present its annual
change is to be made in the law
flower show "SpringtimeAboard"
concerning this matter, it should
Friday, April 21, from
restrict the rights of officers
1200 to 1600 at the Officers Club. ,
rather than extend the rights of
The affair is open to the public.
enlisted men," he said. HR 1793,
Flower arrangements and table
sponsored by Rep. Daniel Inouye,
designs will depict the theme of
Aboard" of Hawaii, would mean a_n aver-
"Springtime in the following -
age increase in retired pay of
categories: Wetting
$25 a month for some 10,000 retired
Down, All Dressed Up In White,
Commissioned Officers Mess enlisted men. The total A $24,000 HEALTH CHECK-On behalf of military and civilian personnel of Federal activities

(Open), Balancing the Scales added cost to the retired fund In the Jax area Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig ComFairJax and senior naval officer in the,
Jax area, presents a $24,000 check to Mrs. Beatrice
would be about $3 million a Hasselriis. who accepted the check on behalf
for Success and Anchors Away. of the five National Health Agencies. The check represents contributions by personnel of
Members reminded year. This is just for the Army Federal agencies to the recently concluded
are that National Health Drive. Of the $24.000, a total of
entries must be at the Club by and Air Force. Figures for tho $21,000 was donated by Navy military and civilian personnel. Left to righf(front row) are Admiral -
0930. Navy and Marine Corps are not Craig; Mrs. Hasselriis. who also represented the Society for Crippled Children and
available. Adults; .Mrs. Clair Parks, representing Muscular Dystrophy; Jennie Belle Dicks, United Cere-
bral Palsy; Dick Miller Cancer Society; and Fred Morrow, National Society for Prevention of
Many a man has kept out of > The situation involved IS' this: Blindness; Back row Dillon Carlton member of the Federal Planning Coordinating Committee -

hot water by having a big fam- An officer can 'count inactive reserve ; Leonard Eubanks, co-chairman of the Navy-Duval Steering Committee; Betty Becker,
liaison for the National Health Agencies and CapL Nelson Head
; ,
Navy-Duval Steering Committee
ily and a small hot water heater time before 1958 in deter co-chairman and Federal Planning Coordinating Committee chairman.

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BOWLING Little leaguers Launch

lie temporarily closed Main-

Bowling alleys will reopen

[orrow or Saturday at regular I
Irs with newly resurfaced Season Here Saturday

dwood. The lost week will

tacked on at the end of the Saturday's the big day for little leaguers of the Navy-

[edule. Jax Ortega Little League as they launch their second seasonat

ction last week saw one shutin 1300 at the Blue Angel Park at NAS Jax.

the American League, Some 325 youngsters from 8

jo in National.the Continental and two w : & A to 12 years of age from the NAS- Movers Blazers. take on the AE School

the Ortega area are lined up and
;A-44's Hornets blanked the ready for a big season. Pre- The youngsters are divided into -

jides for the only 4-0 tally in game ceremonies begin at 1300, two leagues this year, with

L American; Untouchables and with Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig, eight teams in each league. Com-

My Rollers, as well as Ma- ComFairJax, tossing out the first peting in the Major League will

jics "A" and Grocers shared ball. Fitz Roche, district com- be the VA-44 Hornets, NARTU

L splits; Dispensary 3-1 over i' tjE missioner of the Little League Hurricanes, AE School Blazers,

L-ntal; Able Dogs beat Grounds will be on hand, as will several Foremost Half-Pints, United i

3-1; A/C Maint "A" clippede other local dignitaries.A Electric Live Wires, Suddath

| Wood Choppers 3-1; and the DOUBLE HEADER exhibition Sunshine Movers, King Size
; :,.ikr,ii..L'f C > yet: Cokes and McDuff Hotpoints.Each .
oad Runners tripped HospitalIn ,,. will follow the opening cere-

[t 1 .. :.: : monies. In the first fray, expected major league team has
the Continental, the five t: rt 'svkY t s tr: i.a L;:+S:.. w.s.: .........,,,, to get underway at 1400, players ranging from eight to 12

ut.outs were posted by PayMasters NICE SLIDE. BUT Jax Navy Third sacker Ellard the VA-44 Hornets clash with the years old in order to allow an

over Slaughter House Pritchard stops a steal attempt by Joe Hogan of the Cedar NARTU Hurricanes and in the equal distribution of talent.

r,), Marines "B" over Scope Hills opener Shopping last Tuesday Center at nine.Enterprise The Fliers Field. dropped 15-3. the season' second contest the Suddath ENTERED IN the Minor Lea-

lopes, Sky Warriors over gue, which will serve as a sort

JAETU "B", Army ADA over Jets Open At Home of farm system for the Major .

eversails; and VP-30 "A" over League, will be NAS Supply,

I/C Maint "C";Play Boys beaned With PortsmouthThe fAX AIR AE School, NARTU, VP-5, Com-

e Raiders 3-1; FAW-11 Gold SPORTS FairJax, and three teams who
Jacksonville Jets, who
ratched the Pen Queens 3-1; opened their season Monday at NEWS are still seeking sponsors.In .
id A/C Maint "B" outkegled Charleston connection with the openingof
S.C., make their
catter Pins 3-1. home debut Friday night againstthe the season, the Little League-

National League Scores wentke Portsmouth Tides. The pre- Babe Ruth League dinnerdancewill
this: Trojans tripped the ceremonies be staged Saturday night at
game get underwayat FliersOpenDiamondCampaign
awks 4-0; Phantoms shot down 1930. the National Guard Armory at

Vd Crewmen 4-0; Rolling Pins 1930.
The Jets are at home with the
I attened Fire Crackers 3-1; Tides through Sunday. There will Friday Against Cincinnati U.: The Babe Ruth loop opens its
oomerangs bopped O & R 3-1; season with a double header
AW-11 Blue bested VP-30 "B" be single games Friday and Sun- Jax Navy's varsity baseballers launch their 1961 season Sunday at Mason Field, begin-
and double header Satur-
1-1; Vagabonds bumped the Air day a Friday afternoon at Mason Field here with the Universityof ning at 1330. The Coca Colas
day, with the first start-
force 679th 3-1; and MAD Foxes game Cincinnati providing the opposition.. Game time is 1500. take on Foremost Full Pints in
ing at 1830.Monday .
utrolled Pan Handlers 3-1. Coach Frank McCaffrey of the the first game, while Mike Ham
Pete Worth also of NATTU in
the Jets open a three Fliers will send Bill Turner of I mer's Standard Oil clashes with

game series with Asheville. Naval Hospital to the mound in right. Naval Hospital.
Advance tickets are now on the opener. Bob Pawloski, also
VolleyballersEliminated Ron Tucker of FaetuLant
sale at the Tourist Convention of Hospital, has been handed the ers ,
Bureau and at the Ball Park. backstopping chores. Harvey Cashin of VF-32, Aaron
Putman of Aircraft Maintenanceand 5 P O Rr"rzj
[ In GETTING THE NOD as start- 10
Fred Kaiser of VP-18
A little girl was taken to the ers will be Sid Kramet of NAS readyfor

seaside for the first time. When Administration at first; Jerry duty. Ready to don the 1. Can you name the player

All-Navy PlayIt she- arrived back home she was Milavec of NATTU at second; "tools of ingnorance" are Chuck who was selected as the American -
Metz of Aircraft Maintenanceand
surrounded by her friends asking Hospital's Bob Jacobmeyer at Football League's most valu-
will be a bunch of frus- how she liked it. short; and Josh Watson of Fea- Ron Kleinsmith from AE A able player last season2. -

trated Jax Navy volleyballers "It's wonderful," she said. tuLant at the hot corner. School of NATTU. Mickey Mantle and Roger

returning from the West "And the beaches are nice and The outfield will see Art Two games are on tap for the Maris finished one-two for the

1 Coast this week. clean because they keep flush- Buono of NATTU in left, Tom Fliers next week. They. oppose American League home-run

After winning i tournamentafter ing all the time". Graney of NATTU in center and the Jacksonville University Dol- crown in 1960. Who finished. right
phins at Mason Field at 1500 and
tournament and title after behind them?
play host to the Salisbury teamof
title both in and, out of service 3. Defeated by Althea Gibsonin
the Carolina League next
play over the past few years, the final round of the 1958
also .
at 1500.Vic
the Jax Navy Volleyballers saw 1! U.S. Women's Single Championship -

the law of averages catch up with I this native California fin-

thorn as they failed in their bid ally won the coveted title in 1960.

for the first All-Navy Volley- Cieplinski Who is she?

ball Championship.The MostConsistentIn 4. The tallest listed player in

local netters did not make the NBA is which of the follow-

the final round in the All-Navy ing? (a) Wilt Chamberlain; (b)

action last week at' NAS Ala- } BowlingA Bill Russell; (c) Swede Halbrook.

meda, but still gave a good acCount has
of lot of bowlers can roll a 5. No amateur golfer ever
themselves. Playing two the Masters. Who came clos-
200" but few
matches game, can
the first day, the Fliers 4, .4 rry average that high and keepit. est? (a) Jack Nicklaus; (b) Arn-
fell before
NAS Oakland of the
One who does this consist- old Palmer; (c) Ken Venturi.
Pacific Coast Region, 15-5 and C C.9c61 .
1511. S ently is Vic Cieplinski, AD2,
then came back to defeat .
and kingpin of VA-44's Hornets, who u! a,oijs euo Aq 6u{
eliminate. NAS Norfolk, 15-11
and 15-4. boasts an average of 200 this -SOl> TUOJWS paqtjutj finruaA '9uouieq

year. His team has an enviable .,C.L 111 'Ioo.lqlvH 'fpaB
The Fliers were eliminated by .
33112-6& slate so far this seasonin 8Uat1'la 'C
Barbers Point, Hawaii, Mainside intramural competition. *
15-11 10-15 and 15-8 on the sec- wIt j
ond day. < : 'susxeLsQliva
has been .
Cieplinski bowlingfor
NAS aql JO lau vH .lauqy .1zInO
Navy Oakland won the All- ; Itp 20 years and expects to bowl ( o| UU\IUY)
title by downing NAS >> 4 for at least another 20. Last year

Quonset Pt., R.I., North Atlantic he led the Mainside League witha After the hillbilly weddingone

Region 1S-12.! representative, 15-5 and high average of 194. In the of the local citizens ap-

,,. previous Sixth N.D. Tourney, he proach the bride's father and
Jax Navy won its to the f
way was the fourth highest kegler said:

All-Navy by capturing the Sixth "j and fifth in the South Atlantic "Hey, Zeke, your son-in-law
ND 3l' : ,.
and South Atlantic Regional :;; q:
Regional. marched up to alter as thoughhe

tournaments.A LOCAL STALWART-One intramural of bowling the most league consistent, and performers a stand-- Vic is captain of this year's had lead in his pants".

In the Main yet, In local tenpin circles Vic Cieplinski of Jax Navy varsity team, which Zeke shifted his chaw of tobacco
recent survey disclosed that out.for several for the Sixth ND bowling iouranment to beheld plays host during the 6ND spat out of the side of
VA 44 warms UP
while Martians read Time and here at NAS Jax May 3-5. Cieplinski. who boasts a 200 tournament to be held at the his mouth and replied:
Newsweek, have intramural play is captain: of the Jax Nary bowling "
none as.yet average In Mainside alleys May 3-5. "He did.
sub::cribed to Life. team.




6 JAX AIR NEWS 20 April 1961

f r 'TheyBeat Us To The Punch; $10,000 In PrizesContinued

, We've Got To Get Busy'Continued purchase( of tickets from Page for prizescan 1))

still contribute to the
( from Page)
space if the Russians will let k- : Society in the regular manner
just beat us to the punch, that's
people their ideas." by offering their donation to
use Pfc. g
all. Mrs. Charles Gale, wife of
I WO Charles Gale, USA, (Ret.). Jack R. Elwell, Carrier DivisionSix. r- : ; the Society.
To be eligible to win one
"Its a great accomplishmentbut tr
I think it's our fault we are "I think it's a good thing for of the many prizes, a person
the advancement of :/i need to donate the
not ahead of them." Robert M. science but only to

Gay, HM3, Disease Vector Control we should have done it first." < >9: Navy Relief Society. The
Center. Robert J. Bates, AE1, O&R. tII donation fee of 50 cents gives ;

I I "I guess it's a setback for the "I'm darn glad it was him instead the person an opportunity to

United States, psychologically.Like of me." Barney L. Price, claim prizes. There is no limiton
YNC, Career Information and donations. Tentative date
they said on the news. 'Yes- { ..
terday was the day for Russia Education Office."I i } for drawing of prizes is set

but today may be ours." Lt. was astonished that the orbit for June 2.

Ralph C. Schwartz, Replacement around the earth had oc- TOP PRIZE IS A. 1961

, Pilot, VP-30. I curred." Mrs. Margaret O. Chevrolet Impala Convertible.Here .

"I think we're slow, don't' Brewer, Clerk Stenographer, is the list of prizes;

you?" Mrs. Betty L. Brooks,' O&R. 1961 Chevrolet Impala Con-
Salesclerk, Navy Exchange Uni-: "I think it's the greatest accomplishment vertible.

form Shop. I that science has' 14-ft boat, plus motor and
made to date." Joseph F. Stazenski trailer.
"Well, it shows that we are
behind in the missile race. We Supervisor, Production Plan- Sterling silver tea service.
had better do something about' ning group, O&R."I EXPLAINS HIS MONEY-SAVING IDEA Wade Hicks. Four room air conditioners.Two .
Overhaul and Repair Department employee points out the
think it's quite a feat, anda
it quick. Lcdr. A. C. Howland, features of his beneficial suggestion to O&R Officer Capt. sets of men's golf
NAS Grosse Isle, Mich."I scientific advancement. Clay- Thomas B. Haley. Hicks suggestion. for which he received clubs.
think it means we are going ton C. Phifer, Inspector, Quality $185. calls for an improved method of dispensing stripping Two sets of women's golf
to have to put out more of Control Group, O&R. compound for removing paint from aircraft. A 550-gallon tank clubs.
"A equipped with an automatically controlled heating coil and a
an effort and catch up. I thinkwe very great achievement. circulating pump to force the heated compound through a Four bicycles, two each for
will have to spend more David A. Moed, Aircraft Motor manifold pipe system replaces two unheated pressurized tanks. boys and girls.

money in scientific education." Mechanic, O&R. Two automatic shotguns.

George R. Davis, AECS, Instructor "A tremendous feat and I regret I Two portable TV sets.
AE ':'A" School, NATTU."I that we weren't the first. $2110 To 48 EmployeesFor
One portable stero phono-
think it is a wonderful Ronald J. McCallum, ATN3, I
achievement." Joe A. O&R."I graph.
Manager, Watch Shop. think we should have got Beneficial IdeasBeneficial Two vacuum cleaners.

"Well, if we can believe the one in orbit first. Eugene E. One Power Shop.

Russians, then it's quite an Thompson, Aircraft Mechanic Suggestion awards, totaling $2110, were recently One Skilsaw.
achievement. However I General, Shop 5323, O&R."I I
awarded to 48 NAS Jax employees. Three sets of fishing equip-
wouldn't want to be that man think that it was a wonderful Forty-two were from Overhaul & Repair Department; ment.

who went into space. We aren't scientific achievement and it three from Supply Department; and one each from Opera- Two

too far behind in the missilerace. captures the imagination of every tions, Public, Works and Security Departments. power mowers.
." Mrs. Howard Holden wife Ten $100 Savings Bonds
person in the world. Lt. CharlesW.
Wade H. Hicks
of CWO Howard Holden, USMC, Young, Fleet Service Officer, I. awarded $185, for his "Heating I tion. This is the design and Many miscellaneous prizes.
Liaison Officer, AE School, Supply."I : development of an improved
and Circulating System for method of dispensing stripping
MAD. think it is a wonderful Stripping Compound," sugges- Men In 11Continued
compound for removing paint
"In I think .
my opinion, they achievement, one of the greatest I
did it before. I don't think the : from aircraft. ( from
scientific advancements. I hope one step ahead of us in the cold Page)
initial experiment could be that WILLIAM D. GREEN. O&R,
we will get one up soon." Mrs. war. It also gives Russia more 9961-Radar Intelligence Tech-
successful, and, I do congratulatethem. received an additional $110 for nician.
Martha N. Porter "
from other nations. "
respect "Meter Movement Protection, in
Mary Lou Allen, SA,
Purchasing Division, Supply."It Interpetation
Mainside Library."I Gene M. Shimp, Electrician, which a silicon junction diods 9962-Photographic -
certainly is a great and 0.25A fuse is installed in Technician.
think it is quite an advance Public Works."I a
ment in science." Mrs. Janie R. I achievement." C. Lindley, Warehouseman think it is a rather remark- circuit of meter movement to 9963-Photographic Interpretation -

Lewis, Seamstress, Mainside Inventory Division, able achievement by the Russians protect meter movement from Photogrammetry Technician.

Tailor Shop."I Supply. but I don't think that we will accidental overload burnout by 9972-Advanced Undersea Wea-

think it's a good step into "The Russians aren't workingfor stay far behind in the missile inexperienced personnel. pons Technician.F. .

anything except to control race for long. I think it is Another outstanding suggestionis
Blood-- the world." John W. Long, HOK Royal, $50; William T. Bris-
New wonderful that the Russians have "Sandblasting Grips, by
Driver, Public Works. advanced in such a few years ina Benjamin C. DiFransa, O&R, tow and Enoch Tison, $140; and
(Continued from Page) William H. Starling and DewittT.
"For years,America has always field in which we were aheada netting him $150. This is an im-
pital.It Jewell
is hoped that the "whole" been first in everything which few years ago." Lt. Robert N. proved method of complyingwith

blood needs of the kept our prestige high. I think Brannock, Maintenance Engi- directives requiring removal Wilbert E. McArthur, Supply,
be almost totally sustained Russia's achievement keeps them neer, Public Works. of .010" of material from irregular I received $100.00 for his "Portable
by "
Lifting Frame and Attachments.
concave side of alu-
the new facility, Hospital offi-
cials say. Current plans call for minum half of' the HOK rotor Capt. James J. Davis Jr., Sup-

accepting approximately 20 donors blade grip plate. ply Department Officer, also
bi-weekly. Military person- Awards at ,O&R also went to presented awards to John B.

nel wishing to donate blood may John W. McGowan, $25; RonaldB. Hofmann, $10; and Bette W. Mc-

contact the nurse in charge of Couture, $110; Larry A. Mc- Cowan, $10.

the center, Lt. Clara Otis, at Hos- Donald, $60; Clarence R. Miller, Johnie Ieavins was presenteda

pital extension phone 154. $65 and $10; Harriet C. Lake, $50 check by Capt. J. Henry

"It is to be emphasized that $20; Leon L. Carter, $40; PrestonS. Etter, Public Works Officer, for

the operation of this unit is not Wade, two $10 checks; HowardL. his suggestion.

in competition with the Jack- cIriN1 Young, $10; Clifford J. Matk- I Fridolin F. Mueller was awarded -

sonville Blood Bank", said Lcdr. ham, $35; Noah E. Lee, $25:; JohnR. $10 for 'Time Card Boxes,"

L. E. McHenry, officer-in-charge Falana, $20; Francis R. Silver, presented by Lcdr. Theodore M.

I of the facility. "It is an attemptto f 10; Joseph T. King, $10 and $20; Payne, Security Officer.
offer to our local naval medi- Calvin L. Gray, $100; Schley H.
Comdr. Ferdinand J. Plumer
cal facilities another valuable Davis, $60; Benny F. Alderman, ,

, adjunct to cope with any medical $20; William M. Edenfield, $35; Operations Officer, presented
William H. Todd
r a $70 'Benny
casualty situation which may John M. Forlaw, $25; William
Sugg' check for "MaintenanceAids
i arise," he added. Vogel, $55; Joseph S. Frisbee,
! for the Radar Air Traffic
1 The unit will maintain close $li; Bonnie R. Delacy, $10; Mai- "
Control Center.
liasion with the Jacksonville :ome A. Moore, $35; Edgar W.

Blood Bank, it was pointed out. 3uell, $25 and $20; Ronald Receiving Letters of Appreciation -

At present the Hospital will not 3utcher, '$60, and Oswald D. were Harry W. Adkins,

participate in the civilian employees ,Hale. $10.MORE Floyd E. Gray, and two to

f blood donor ,program of O&R employees receiv- Joseph T. King, all of O&R.

the Jacksonville Blood Bank. :'ng checks were Charles E. Bag-
HOSPITAL BLOOD BANK-R. Hornalle. HM1, of Naval
Civilian employees at NAS desiring Hospital, takes the blood pressure of Edward Kulvander. SA. well and Louis V. White, $65; MDBS 161-162 DUE

to donate blood may con- of NAS Operations. at the opening of the newly established Raymond J. Felker and FloydJ. Assessments 161 and 162 are

tinue to do so through the civi- Naval Hospital Blood Donor Center. The Center which opened Richards, $15; William S. due and payable by May 1, the
last Wednesday was established to of blood
keep a supply on
lian blood donor '
program at the Johnson and David D. Jones, Employees Mutual Benefit
hand for military personnel and their dependents and to aid Death -
NAS Dispensary. in time of disaster. $125; Nelson Bronstein and Louis Society has announced.Page .