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Trailer Rate Increase; Uniform Code Due Hearing SoonThe

Kilday House Armed
Services subcommittee will soon people in mobile homes just as it to 20 cents a mile. While that is vide'a specific penalty for writ- court martial.

have hearings on the trailer rate does for household effects on the legal limit, the Defense Dept. ing bad checks. This was never The increase in company level

increase bill and the bills to revise permanent change of station. can set it lower. The present rateis included in the Code and the punishment would aid the individual -

the Uniform Code of Mili- The new bill applies only to 11 cents a mile and said to be services have had difficulty in as well as the military

tary Justice. those in mobile homes that haveto adequate, by DOD. finding a law under which bad justice system, the Defense De-

The trailer and justice bill be moved by commercial Self moved trailer owners check charges can be made to partment said. Discpline couldbe

hearings will probably be taken haulers. would get their money in advance stick. administered more rapidly

up this week. People with old style trailers under the bill. The other bill would providefor without the man getting a per-

The trailer bill would pay all that can be moved with their The subcommittee is to review an increase in company legal manent black mark on his re-

the moving costs for military own auto would still be limited two justice bills. One would pro- punishment without resorting to cord.

VP-16 Gets

ASW Rosy Roads DutiesPatrol Jilj fUUi6Vol.

Squadron 16 assumedthe

antisubmarine and shipping
surveilance duties of DetachmentSix 19 No. 14 U. S. NAS Jacksonyill Fla. 6 July 1961

at Naval Station Roosevelt
Roads, Puerto Rico, Monday. The Capf. Canada Is

detachment is a permanent col-

lateral duty, rotated between the New Commander
VP squadrons of Fleet Air Wing

Eleven, based at NAS Jax.

Detachment Six is under the ;r }r %} a y t p Naval HospitalCapt.

operational control of Rear Ad- R. O. Canada became

miral Allen Smith, Commander, commanding officer of the Naval
Caribbean Sea Frontier. In per- :
Hospital here last Friday morn-
forming the duties assigned at ya ing during change of command
this southern outpost, the valiant ; ceremonies, succeeding Capt. W.
P2V and their : :
j.i?}ayy':; L. Engelman who retired after
ASW crews roam the vast reaches } service.
30 years
of the Carribbean Sea inter-
Before coming to the Naval
national waters; to Panama, the Hospital, Capt. Canada served as
Northeast coast of South America Chief of Medicine at the Naval

and through the Windwardand Hospital, Bethesda, Md.
Bahama Island chains. The native Ca-
A Virginian, Capt.
area includes such newsmakingspots his
nada received premedicaland
Cuba and Dominican
medical training at the Uni-

Republic. versity of Virginia, Charlottes-
Comdr. Robert G. Bagby, com- T ;,
.w 4iwr9jg ville, from which he graduatedin
manding officer of VP-16, main- tf
1937. After a year of intern-
tains the squadron headquartersat ship, he entered the Medical
NAS Jax and will rotate the
Corps of the Navy and served
individual crews and aircraft continusuoly since that time.
within the detachment
on a
HIS FIRST DUTY assignmentwas
scheduled basis. While the
pre- at the old Norfolk Naval
sently detailed crews have cap- ;: f rwwoiklTaro-w.B qpo'6Atfindsl! : ;x: iai.t3ih'SSl. a:k.doDdorb.l F.roin Hospital, Portsmouth, Va., thento
abilities of sustained
NO NEED FOR A BABY SITTER-Raymond J. Cawley. AMH3 signed up for a 6 year Navy sea aboard the oiler Salinas.He .
carrying out their primary tour under the STAR Program last Wednesday but he didn't need a baby sitter as Capt. JamesR. was on the Salinas when it
mission of antisubmarine war- Reedy. NAS Commanding Officer, happily minded seven week old Russell while looking on was torpedoed by a German sub-
fare, they may at any time request were his wife Jeanette and Comdr. Carrol L. Hodgen Aircraft Maintenance Officer. marine between Iceland and
additional assistance from
Newfoundland in October 1941.
the parent squadron. Comdr.
The doctor's other assignmentshave
Bagby has designated Comdr. Marine Outlook We're Sorry! But included Fitzsimmons Gen-
Charles E. Rodgers, VP-16 exec, Navy
eral Hospital, Denver; Senior
,as detachment officerincharge.In No Movie GuideDue Medical Officer aboard the USS

taking over the Caribbean Discussed SecNavThe to the July 4th holiday, Pasadena while operating with
duties, Comdr. Bagby's force By the Movie Guide schedule was the 3rd and 5th Fleets in the
relieved similar detachment
a not received by Special Serv- Pacific during World War II; Na-
from VP-5, commanded by Secretary of the Navy, John B. Connally announcedlast ices in time to meet the Mon- val Hospital, Sampson, N. Y.
Comdr. Thomas H. Casey Jr. week that the Fourth Marine Division will be reactivatedand
day copy deadline for this i where, as Asisstant Chief of Me-
Comdr. Casey's "Mad Foxes" Naval District will remain in operation as it
the Eighth weeks edition of The Jax Air dicine, he also was senior investigator -
will return to NAS Jax and con- is set
currently up. I News. of the Navy's part in
tinue performing their ASW mis- The Division will be only (Please Turn to Page 6, CoL 5)CHANGE )
sion over Atlantic waters. partly filled with troops from the existing air wings and the First

The patrol squadrons assignedto First Marine Brigade now at and Second Divisions to full

Captain Renfro Turner Jr., Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii and re- strength. The First Division at

Commander, Fleet Air Wing Ele- designated the Fourth Division.! Camp Pendleton will receive an

ven, now provide simultaneous The biggest change will be in II extra infantry battalion to help

antisubmarine potential to huge beefing up a division headquaters with the unit rotation system now 4y r%
areas of the western world's with 441 men. in effect for the Far East.
navigable waters. VP-18 is in
The reactivated division will THE EIGHTH NAVAL DIS-
the Mediterranean, VP-16 is in
have about 6,000 personnel
TRICT in New Orleans, will not
the Caribbean and also assists with its division-size staff in
VP-5 in the southern portion of will be able to add be closed down as was announ-
operation, had been
(Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 4)) reserves and reserve units to expand ced planned earlier to this split year.the District It between f/ :

rapidly to the normal 18-
the Sixth and
Listening Device 000, should circumstances require Districts. The plan was disap-

Under ConstructionThe it. proved due to the problem of Na-
administration posedby
val Reserve
Navy has awarded a not be expanded, the Secretarysaid. the change in Headquarters.The : ;
$2,146,989 contract for antisub- If the Fourth Division ,,
marine warfare listening devicesto should be mobilized to full Secretary also said in his z

Sanders Associates, Inc., of strength and an air wing be required first Washington press confer- "C

Nashua, N. H. the nucleus for the wing ence, since assuming office in

Called "sonobuoys," the devices staff, would come from the Ma- January, the Navy favors the

will be dropped by Navy aircraftin rine Air Reserve Training Com- Bolte report in its entirety. This

an area where a submarine's mand Headquarters at Glenview, means that the Navy is in favorof :

presence is suspected. Floatingon Ill., said the secretary.The the Bolte recommendations on
OF COMMAND-Capt. Robert O. Canada (right),
the water the extra 15,000 men that
officer career management only officially relieves Capt. William L. Engelman to take over role
will pick up submarine President Kennedy wants for the of new commanding officer of the U. S. Naval Hospital h r*.
sounds and transmit them to the Corps, should they be obtained,I I if they are adopted as the pack- The change of command ceremonies were held June 30 and ,

aircraft overhead. will be used to bring all three age now stands. followed by an inspection of hospital corps personnel. f '


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6 July 1961
'Page 2 JAX Am NEWS

Jflfunr4Ii6NAS Capt. Haley

Says Thanks

Capt. James R. Reedy __............. .Commanding Officer
Comdr. Walter J. Schub .___.._..._._._..__.____._..____.._.._.._.._ Executive Officer To All HandsCapt.

Rear Adm. Joseph M. Carson ..._...........__...__..__._..__......_._.._.._...... Commander
Capt. Grayston H. Weber _.._.........._.__....__....._.._.._..._.._......_...... Chief of Staff Thomas B. Haley Overhaul
:; :::1:1I
Fleet Air Wing Eleven 1 and Repair Officer of NAS

Capt. Renfro Turner, Jr.._...._........._.... __.._...._.Commander Jax since July 1958, upon his;!
Comdr. Murlin W. Alley._.__..___ Chief Staff Officer .....' .i .. ..ltiJ retirement from the Navy last
Naval Air Technical Training Unit
::1IkL : ::
Capt. Robert J. fleming.......,.................-....... Commanding Officer *}i: : : Friday after 30 years service ISsued .
Comdr. Eugene F. Verdery ...........................___._...._...................... Executive Officer ,,,.'K iJj,< a "thank you" message to
Naval Hospital all of NAS Jax.

Capt. R. 0. Canada ..............................._...._._......_........_............ Commanding Officer
Capt. Stephen H. Tolins........__.__ ,,.,..,.,.. .... ...._...Executive Officer >. ?'h >::: yA. t t;.;u fyf, His message reads:
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit "Without the splendid assist-
Capt. F. H. Hoh' ..______......._ ..Commanding Officer F
and of
Comdr. William M. Miller.._._...___....._......___.._.Executive Officer ance cooperation all sup-
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Florida at porting units of NAS Jax, It
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P.35 Rev. July : would have been impossible for
1958. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air the O&R Department to have met
Jacksonville, Navil Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing and
11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U.S. Naval Hotpital. its accomplishedits

Service Information Officer._.____....._..._..Comdr. Alex N. AAclnnis, Jr. mission during my tenure as
Assistant Service Information QHiw..___......AnHr. H. Planey O&R Officer, NAS Jax.
News Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb; Staff-Mae Spencer J01; Sandy Martinson,
JOSN; Ralph Bailey, AA. Photographer-Joy Beccarl, PH2. SAYS GOODBYE TO HIS FLOCK-Upon the eve of his "Any operation such as this
Member of North Florida Industrial Editor Association and Southern and In- retirement from the naval service after 30 years. Capl. Thomas requires the maximum of coop-
ternational Council of Industrial Editors. B. Haley, Overhaul and Repair Officer at NAS Jax, gathered eration from all hands. When-
The Jax Air New Is a member of the Armed Forces'Press Service. Material together personnel of his department last Thursday to say a ever P&R Jax' stands high on
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit I I. given. Photographs personal goodbye. ObR Officer since July 1958 Captain Haley
unless) otherwise credited, are official I U.S. Navy Photographs. thanked his personnel for their fine support. He was one of the the BuWeps score card, it is be-
Editorial office located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone ten men who departed In a combined retirement ceremony cause the O&R Department had
extension 6164, 656, 272 or 216.Independence staged here last Friday. proper support from all hands.

"I trust Captain Fagan, my

Day 1961 If You Must Borrow Credit relief, will be tendered this same
; loyal and faithful service."

To What Extent Have Americans Succeeded In Save You
Union Loans MoneyNot

Governing Themselves By The Moral Code?

a day goes by that either a civilian or military employee -
(Independence Day has passed, but its significance should does not come into the Jax Navy Federal Credit

remain with us throughout the year, especially in these trying Union Office for assistance and to discuss i the interest

times for our nation. The thoughts expressed in the following charges incurred by a loan they have, or had, with a so-
article, which is the text oa Fourth of July message deliveredvia called "consumer finance ,tflOiklM .y
company. IW .i!
a local television station by Chaplain William F. Doyle, senior
chaplain at NAS Jax, are worthy of contemplation on the part of These companies operate undera of 1% a month on the balance. Before I start on this writing,
loan law which
State small let explain that I am not
every American). The interest paid for one year on me

July the Fourth is, of itself, a day of patriotic observance, not a issues licenses, fixes the interest a loan for $300 would be $19.86. overly patriotic, just pretty darn
and the
religious festival. But it is not without its religious overtones and rate they may charge, Why do borrowers go to high thankful.

implications.The amount they may lend. The interest lenders, when commercial I read what Memorial Day
State of Florida operates 4on, .a
great political and social experiment which was begun banks and credit union rates meant to several people in one
3% month basis loans
per up
when the Colonies declared their independence, rested on certain are so much lower and so conveniently of the recent issues of the Jax
to; $300 and a 2% rate from $301to
assumptions about man and his place in the universe. It was assumed available? Air News. I can now understandmore
that individual
$600. an -
that man was the creature of an intelligent Creator, who had "Credit Union members, as fully what President Kennedy -
borrows $300 for one
created all men equal, and endowed each man with inalienable well as prospective members are meant by our decaying national -
year at 3% a month, the amountof
cautioned to "look before you attitude.
rights.THE interest paid from
BASIC CONCEPT was destined to distinguish the American may run leap." It may be possible to obtain One said that Memorial
$59.58 to $108 arrived at by person
political society from every form of despotism which would accord these small loans from the Day didn't mean very much to

the citizen no real rights, but only those sufTrances which a various interest calculations. Jax Navy Federal Credit Union, him because he hadn't been in

king or dictator or supreme state would allow him. In the American Compare this with the true i thereby saving money and embarrassment a war. Now, I thank God that so

concept; the state existed for man, not man for the state. Man rate of interest by Credit Unions I many of our brave country

was.. -- to.- be-- free.. men before us have spared me

But human freedom can never be absolute. It is necessarily ..
>>?k. :;t;f,: "';6ip i .c and mine of this horror.
limited by the rights of others, the duties of the individual, and the ; ;, ;>S.ofa: ; + ;;y.;rwwk.r.vv4L+ :..yNfD7fii :
Millions of these men gave
common good. Without those restraints, society would dissolve into
their lives to keep this wonderful -
anarchy. The great question was and is: must those restraints be
land of ours free. I am sure
spelled out and imposed upon the citizen by the State? Or is the
that the one day a year that we
citizen a morally responsible being who can, in most instances, be
set aside to honor our
relied upon to recognize his own duties, respect the rights of others, small a
dead is much too
and be concerned for the common good?
payment for us to give these
THERE IS NO DOUBT that the Founding Fathers of this
men who gave so much.
country were convinced that man is a moral being, able to dis-
1Ip The that is goingto
tinguish good from evil and right from wrpng; capable of governing ; only thing
himself according to the natural moral law. The Founding keep Mr. Khrushchevs' prom-

Fathers were steeped in the Natural Law tradition which was so ise from coming true is a moral

well articulated by the great English lawyers, Coke and Black- ; I awakening of the American people -

stone: Coke wrote: "The law of nature is that which God at the Our People should step for-

time of creation of the nature of man infused into his heart for I LA 'L ,4Id ward and accept their moral ob-
perservation and direction; and this is the eternal law, the moral I ; ligations.

law, called the law of nature." jj More emphasis should be

So the great, American Experiment was begun on the assump- t", 1"' ''''' placed on good old fashioned
tion that man is a free creature of God, capable of self-government PATRIOTISM like more universal -

in accordance with laws made known to him by his Creator. The s l ': I') observance of the true mean-

whole concept of popular sovereignty demanded a corrollary con- iii ing of our patriotic holidays.

cept of popular responsibility.WERE L. .M\ When I child, growingup
.Jv.J/ was a
.. .
.' .. .. ....
THE FOUNDING FATHERS over optimistic? In the 186 HONOR INTERNE-Li. James A. Baker walks proudly in a town in upstate New

years since they launched the Great Experiment, how has the Na- away from the podium after receiving a Certificate of Excel. York, our holidays would turn

tion fared? To what extent has the American citizen succeeded in lence upon completion of one-year internship at the Naval Hos- the whole town Red, White, and

governing his social behavior by moral law? To what extent has pilal Lieutenants last Friday.Donald Other R. La interns Platney.receiving Richard P.certificates Miethke were: Blue. There were parades and

the State had to step in and govern him where he has failed to F. Karnei Jr.. Jack M. Reid and Robert L. Robert ceremonies-everyone took part.
govern himself? This can be compared to today

To ask the question is to suggests its answer. A great body of "social mores", "taboos", cultural patterns. Moral law is looked by asking the question "How

law has evolved; and an immense system of courts has grown up. Jjpon as an empirical thing: what the people of a certain cultureare many flags did you see" flownon
There are regulatory bodies appointed to oversee industry, labor, doing at a certain time-not what they SHOULD be doing. To May 30th this year?

banking, communications, even sports. We are a much governed an extent, we have become moral relativists and pragmatists.This Written by a career sailor who

nation. And withal we have a growing crime rate, a growing Independence Day, I think we should address ourselves enjoys more personal freedomas

divorce rate, a continuing increase in broken homes and delinqu- to this question: can we really continue to survive a member of the military than

ency, a thriving industry in pornography. We cannot in honestysay free and independent Nation if we divorce ourselves as from a great, most of the people in this world

that the American Citizenry is doing an outstanding job of gov- concepts of man on which the Nation was founded? Or does the the not fortunate enough to be a

erning itself by the moral code. eventual and lasting success of the Great Experiment demand that United States citizen.

TO AN EXTENT. OUR THINKING has changed. One doesn't the American citizen think of hilmself and conduct himself as a Alton James Eckert

hear much talk of "natural law" today. The fashionable jargon creature of God and a subject of God's laws? I think it does.


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Retirement of eight Navy per- '4 ;;
sonnel and one Marine captain
since 31 have been effected '
y<". +t. r Cr+6'> T"tt'.! r'b,Y # a
from several units here at NAS tK
'..aK 1ti Ks S. ;y.4 4'eti
Jax, in addition to the mass ':
retirement ceremony held last
Friday. _

Comdr. Marion K. Smith, who
had been executive officer of Na-
val Air Technical Training Unit
since July 1960 and formerly director I ,
of training there from 1958

until he became executive officer,
was retired on Friday after 20 "
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arF yQA !vy6ir ?r'FY <4D#. R-k? 3'c$?6eA oDos%i'3ai >y<>bf + r
years service.
Commander Smith, a native of
Fairburn, Ga., attended Campbell .
High School there, then the Geor- .

gia School of Technology from ___
which he was graduated in t

1939 with a Bachelor of Science
degree in mechanical engineering. .
He began his Navy careerat -
Georgia Tech as a member of $ *;

the Naval Reserve Officer Train-

ing Corps from which he was : A af. j7 l% r'+i.4, c' ,. r yfR%: ,:1 r&rrry
commissioned an ensign. He later
resigned to enter Aviation Cadet
training. :> itr
During his 20 years' service, ; ;n ; nc arrr & r
Comdr. Smith served with many i ,.: i.Y J'IB'''
and various commands, among f.e. ,, '' X t''

them being VP-73, VP-83, NAS :
t ,17;
Pensacola, VP-104, USS Mont-
erey, and as commanding officerof f/

FASRON-I07. S:A k } } !(,J,: ?, .{Dr 's'8'AD}y{.r.airy t: .rky Jo P
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Miss ;
Mrs. Smith is the former :. .' { '
Rubye Duncan, also of Fairburn, F'art
and they have one daughter,
Marion Kay, 13. The Smiths reside I i '3

in Jacksonville and the com- ,
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mander said he has no immediate
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plans for the future. .k'Y.r,y YyiJ:. 'pF''Kf:
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Comdr. Eugene F. Verdery $,f..yi.,<:s r''+n r:::','':
succeeded Comdr. Smith at NAT- ryF{ :;rtyfy,, : y.yJ.: f.:.+.y.xf.Jr aJ :.r f a.rl r ,t#itGnc # K#

TU, coming to the position from

Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Lcdr. James F. Rentz, Medical
Administrative Officer at the

NAS Dispensary, retired May 31
after a 30-year tour of duty with
the Navy. Lcdr. Rentz who had
been at NAS Jax for almost a

year, began his naval career as I

a hospital corpsman.
Marine Capt. William L. Bur-

nett completed 30 years service in
the Corps and retired June 30.
He enlisted in the Marine Corpsin

1931 at the age of 17. Capt. rr .s +
Burnett was promoted to captainin ;. ,G+ rN :!i > { ry try 1! 'i Y YCYt s' ..' pf+ }dRd ,4kE
December 1953. During his 30 ; :

years service he traveled extensively : ....
from the United Statesto GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN-The nine Navy and Marine retirees shown here who were retired during the month of June
Haiti and Hong Kong, are gone but not forgotten by their many NAS Jax friends. They are in picture number ((1)) Comdr. Marion K. Smith former exe.
Japan, and cuJive officer of NATTU, retired on Tune 30 after 20 years Naval service, ((2)) Henry A. Boyle, MMC, retired June 23 on 20 years
stopping off at other posts service ((3)) Jesse B. Hartley, AMC, VA-165, inspects squadron personnel on retirement after 20 years on May 31; 4)) George J. Bat.
stations in between. Capt. Bur- vinis, ADRC. is piped over the side on June 16 after completing tome 25 years service ((5)) Lcdr. James F. Rent is congratulated
nett, his wife/Clara, and daughter on his retirement May 31 after 30 years service by Captain James R. Reedy (left), NAS commanding officer; ((6)) Lester E. Gunter.Jr. .
Rebecca, will reside in Jack- ., AMHC. is piped over the side after completing 20 years service; ((7)) Lee M. Johnson MU1 receives piping over the side honors
after his retirement on 20 on June 9; ((8)) George E. Mixon. AKC, receive his retirement papers from Capt. Reedy on June 1, after
sonville. having completed 20 years service; and ((9)) Marine Captain William L. Burnett (right), is presented his official retirement orders
George J. Batvinis, chief avia- by LtCol. P. F. Avant Jr., commanding officer Marine Aviation Detachment at retirement ceremonies on June 30 after having com
tion machinist's mate, reciprocal pleted 30 years service.
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FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION -TEN the'PIPED first OVER mast THE retirement SIDE'In [ Channel

I ceremony ever held in the Jax 7
area, eight officers and two I I
chief petty officers were "piped
over the side" in special ceremonies ) WAVEAt

Walter Johnson, the new Fleet held last Friday at the
NAS parade grounds. Rear
Reserve Association Yukon
Adm. Joseph Carson, ComFair a Wave Council meeting
Branch 126 President has issueda
Jax and ComNabSix. in prais. held Monday night, June 26,
cordial invitation to all shipmates ing: each man for his cervices more party plans were discussedfor
in North Florida to attend said "the United States and the forthcoming 19th Anni-
the Joint Board of Directors the entire free world owes a 4I
debt of gratitude to these of. Y versary Waves birthday party
meeting to be held at the Meet-
ficers and men. They have be held July 24.
ing Hall on Wednesday July 12 devoted the prime years of The party which will be held
at 1930. their lives in the service of
from 1800 to 2400 at the Blue-
Regular meetings of the As- freedom." Those retiring ari jackets Inn, will feature the
shown at right (left to right)
sociation third
are held on the
ComFairJax Dance Combo and
Cap Fred Borries, skipper of
Thursday of each month at 2000 Transport Squadron 21. NAS the Waves Choir. The Waves

at Branch 126 Meeting Hall, 4530 Barbers Point T. H. 26 years Choir will sing during intermis-

120th Street, opposite NAS Jax. Lcdr. Alfonso Rasimas, com- sions led by Sandra Galloway,
The next meeting will be July missary store officer 26 years; apprentice chairman of
Capt. Nelson Head. Chief of I seaman ,
Staff, ComNabSix 30 years the choir.
Eligible to attend are Fleet Re- Comdr. Donald White, administrative THE DECORATIONS COM.

serve, retired, officer from the officer for ComNabSix ..., MITEE. made up of Wave vol-
ranks, career enlisted men of 26 years; Comdr. Robert Nel. ....:.:.... Barracks
unteers from the Wave ,
son NAS executive officer, 20
Regular Navy or Marines past years Capt. Thomas B. Haley, y,,.;,%) "Sz'cy.X)'{'. ; is making arrangements for floral
their first four year enlistment.For O&R Officer 30 years; Lcdr. :ii.'. ,' : :'r4'r. .i Er .. centerpieces and approximately
}%; }:
further information, or Laurie L e a r y ComFairJax r. yf:.':} '{..:ooj 50 three to four inch high mina-
service information officer 20 t .}} '
membership, call Lowell I. :';i; ':s: ture replicas of Waves and 50
yean and on the platform :
Lorbeer, EV 4-5708, or Harold John Lane, BMC, (left) Naval six inch replicas to be used for
McQuaig, NAS Jax Ext. 8219. Station Midway 22 years and i.,:>::%{
S e William Bond. AEC VA-85. were all designed and
NAS Oceana Va. 20 In ,y.,, ,).. is
Members of Fleet Reserve As- year. tbo. }+;it4;: %$y decorated by Wave volunteers.
the bottom photo Captain
sociation Branch 91, launchedthe Head, receives a special award "My Blue Heaven," was selected -

forming of a corporation to from the Community Chest- as the theme song for the

purchase the mortgage on their United Fund for his oulstand- event at the meeting. Other ideas

club and property from the pres- during fund raising campaignsing originating from this and other

ent mortgage holder at a branch services and leadership x Wave Council meetings were
for charitable causes. Luke
meeting recently. Sadler, president of the CC.UF 1 plans for a scrapbook and a bul-

Branch officials announced that presents the award.Memphis letin board which includes announcements -

within minutes after the pro- s of meeting, plans

posal was made, some one thirdof Students and activities.
the necessary cash was pledgedby -
members present. Membersare party will be from 1800 to

being allowed to buy sharesIn Will Visit NAS; 2000 with the cake cutting fol-

the corporation up to $500. lowing the dinner. Invitationswere

Branch 91 officials and new Mayporl Friday I sent out on June 28 and

corporation members are now Marine First Reenlistees the "RSVPs" were expected by
Twenty-one high school stu-
July 5.During.
meeting each Thursday night for
dents from the Memphis, Tenn.,
the meeting the Drill
the of the
reports on
drive. progress area will spend three days at the Guaranteed Duty ChoiceChoice Team discussed plans to march

Jacksonville Naval Air Station, in the next big parade in down-
Installation of newly elected beginning Friday, as part of the town Jacksonville. With practice

officials of Branch 91 will be annual Shipmate Cruise program of duty will be guaranteed to Marine Corps held every Tuesday and Wed-

made on July 22 in conjunctionwith sponsored by the Navy Leagueof first enlistment reelistees, under a new program recently nesday night from 1730 to 1930,
a dinner-dance at the the United States. announced.
team members plan to be "ship
Emerald Room in the Roosevelt The group, which is comprisedof Under the old system E-5s and below had a choice of shape" for such an event.

Hotel in downtown Jacksonville. honor students selected from seven options for duty. They could only apply for these LITERATURE FOR THE DRA.

Tickets for the dinner-dance are 21 high schools in the Memphisarea choices during the last :30 daysof
Corps Order 1133.15B, Marines :MA Club has arrived from New
now arrives by aircraft at about their first enlistment. Then
may now submit their requestsfour York with a big catalogue on
further information call 1330 Friday and will remain until they did not find out whether
months in advance of their plays by Samuel French. Also,
T. A. Feaster at PO 4-9313 after Sunday afternoon. The honor their requests were granted until
ship' over date so that approvalor military marching instructionswill
1700. students are nominated for the after they had reenlisted.
disapproval action can be be arriving soon from the
trip by the faculty of the schools. Under recently issued Marine
taken before the'man's enlist- U. S. Naval Training Center,
their arrival will be
Upon they
ment expires. Bainbridge, Md.
Higher Pro Pay welcomed by Capt. James R. Flammable Fluids Orders to the Marine, effective Next meeting of the Drama
Reedy commanding officer of the
upon his reenlistment, will be Club will be announced soon by
Granted; Fewer Station. Friday, the group will Not To Be Used the reply to his request and they Beverly Coddington, photographer's -
be escorted on a tour of the Sta-
will not be changed except for mate third class, chairmanfor
tion, including visits to fleet air- For CleaningThere
humanitarian reasons. However, the club.HAPPENINGS.
To Receive It craft squadrons, the Operations
have been several since this all takes place before AT THE Wave
Tower and the Radar Air Traffic
violations of the Fire Preven- the Marine actually reenlists, he Barracks along lighter lines'was

There will be fewer people Control Center. tion and Fire Protection I doesn't have to ship over if he the recent visit of two NAS

drawing P-1 level proficiencypay Saturday, the students will visit Measures Instruction in recent doesn't like the duty assignment. Waves aboard the HMS Lynx,

on July 16 than originally aboard the carrier Shangri-La at days. Other options available to the British frigate which dockedin

planned, but the number of P-2 Mayport, before heading for the Persons are said to have Corps reenlistees include reten- Jacksonville Saturday June 17.

payments will increase. beaches where they will spend been using Toluene and Ace- tion at their current duty station President of the Waves Council,

The figures show that person- the afternoon. They are slated tone for cleaning the floor of for at least another year, formal Elizabeth Kamlbach, radioman

nel in the 14 critical ratings I to depart about 1300 Sunday. office spaces and in two cases schooling, overseas assignment, second class, and Treasurer, Rae

named in March will get 40,334 the persons using the liquids sea duty, special duty with em- Vasquez, ,radioman second class,

P-l and P-2 payments during the were either overcome by bassies, and retraining. were the only military womenof

next year, beginning July 16. Navy Wives fumes or suffered from burns. any country' ever to go aboard

Bureau of Naval Personnel Other cases have also been the Lynx, stated Navymen of the

estimates that 33,753 men in the reported where gasoline has ; frigate.
Classified: I
critical ratings will be authorizedby CornerThe been used for cleaning walls The two Waves, smartly dressed -

their commanding officers to and floors. in the new attractive summer

draw the $30 P-l payments and I Any gasoline or volatile For Sale blues, returned the favor by

that 6581 who passed the May NAS Navy Wives Club flammables having a flash Ortega Hills-3 bdrm, $60.50 per mo, showing several of the Lynx

exams will, start drawing the $60 members were hosted by Mrs. point of 100 degrees Fahrenheit 7325 Roslyn Road; R. T. Mac Ph rton, sailors' NAS Jacksonville. The

P-2 incentive pay. Roger Murphy at a luncheon or less are not to be used EV 75257. I. HMS Lynx sailors were very
Oak Hills-equity in 3 bdrm CB house
Wednesday of last week at the ;
for cleaning with
This later figure represents an purposes. SP 10605. impressed facilities aboard
increase of 1,581 P-2 paymentsover Dewey Park Club house. The Personnel are reminded that For Rant the Station such as the Operations

decoration theme depicted coun- violations of this ruling may Furn Apt-3 rmt, adult only, $12.50per Department, Radar Air Traffic
earlier estimates. To make try living and feature of the meet wk $50 util G. L
result in disciplinary action. or per mo plus ; Control Center, Flight Planning,
up for this increased expenditure, was the showing of a film on Cunlngham, EV 89886. NAS
Unfurn House-2 bdrm, kit equip, avail Communications Divisionand
a total of 4,802 P-l paymentswere dairy products. through August with the winning July 8; Otha Ortolano, EV 8-7524. other areas.

dropped from former esti- Club board members were en- team to be feted to a dinner by 6957 Collins Road-2 bdrm, $55 per NEXT MEETING of the Wave

mates. There will be 3,219 fewer tertained on Friday by Mrs. Wil- the club. All enlisted wives are mo; Clarence Olsen, SP 1.2242 after 1600. Council and all NAS Waves will
Lake Shore furn $50
apt per mo;
P-1 payments to critical ratings liam Raab at a brunch which was invited to join the group. Mrs. Groves, EV 9-4275. be held tonight, Thursday, July
ollowed by their regular monthly Information may be obtained Widow wishes to share home with one 6, at 1730 in the topside loungeof
and 1,583 fewer "outstanding ef- meeting.A from Mrs. Frank Hedspeth, mem- or two adults, $40 per mo; Rose EasterU the Wave Barracks. All NAS

fectiveness" awards than was membership drive has been bership chairman, by calling SP Ing Jax, EV Beach 7-4517.-unfurn, 3 bdrm, upr; Mrs. Waves are requested to partici-

earlier estimated. launched by the group to run 1-2594. Padrlck, EV 7-3658 .after 1615. pate.I .


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11UIY 1961


alf Pints; Sparkies

[Continue To Pace k kw TAX AIR SPORTS

Little League Play NEWSVA44

I Despite the weatherman,

continued this past week in

Navy Jax-Ortega Little

I at Blue Angel Park.
Swimmers Tops In
While the rains fell and

I winds blew, the junior

ers managed to sneak in but Intramural Meet HonorsAttack

I few games. .

Foremost's Half Pints and aw N Mp-
AE School Sparkies, Squadron Forty Four's swimmers made a big

both the storms of nature splash at the Mainside Intramural Swim Meet last Tuesday

opposing teams, each when they swam away with 39 total points and the first

tightly to the first place .* .place crown.
in the Major and Minor o Second place went to VAP-62 50 Meter
respectively.The with 24 points, third to VA-35, 13 Time
: points, fourth FAETU seven
First-Moffit-VA-44 30.3
1961 regular ,
season, and fifth Admin. five Second-Rivera-Admin. 30.7
: { points
: ,
cluding make-up games, ''.>, points. Third-Roebuck-V 31.7

conclude Saturday, July 15, : .., > ,.' The meet got underway with Fourth-Becker-FAETU 32.1
!; t{, ,y, j\'i ,:
With the end this close 50 Meter Backstroke
in ,:' three 50-meter events run off in
action can be expected to ..",,: ., bt' :t3ti succession, followed by the three- Time
hotter as every team makes SWIMMERS-Swim meet winners pose after meter diving competition.After Second-lezerawicz-V 40.7
last ditch effort to place laurels at the Mainside Intramural Swim
dump the board events, there Third-o'Neill-VAP-62 53.0
last at the twin tanks behind
Tuesday the Mainside
overtake the leaders. row ((1 to r) 200 meter relay first place winners. was a 100-meter free style race Fourth-McGrath-VA-35 57.0
The Navy Jax-Ortega H C. Willis. J. B. Buse, and R. H. Lasarewies and a 150-meter medley, 50 Meter Br..stroh
League, consisting of eight Front row ((1 to r) J. L. Kohn. VAP-62 first place A 200 meter freestyle event Time
League Teams each with an freestyle; W. W. Dapper. VA-35 first place 50 meter concluded the meet which was Flrlt-D.pp.r-VA.35 40.1

filiated minor league club, and J. P. Schroeder. VAP.62 first place 3 meter the last spring athletic event for Third-Bechr-FAETU Second-Schroeder- 43.4 41.5

be the host for the Florida the Iron Man Trophy.An Fourth-Stevenlon-VA-44 46.2

Tournament, August 2 to 4. added attraction of the 3 Meter Diving

Standings as of Monday : Fliers Host meet was a diving exhibition Point
First-Schroeder-VAP-62 217.55
Major featuring a former Hungarian
AE School 7.2 Second-Stevenson-VA-44 209.15
.778 Foremost 9-2 .
ComFJax 6-4 national champion, Joe Gerlach Third-Broderick-V 180.40
VP-5 7.5 .583 Suddath 7.4 Gordon Signalaires who displayed the form which Fourh-Dapper-VA.35, 163.45

.VA-44 4-4- .500 VA-44 6-4 helped him win one European :I 100 Meter Freestyle
Senators 5.6 .455 AE Schl. 5-6 and two American champion- Time
Tigers 4.5 .444 McDuff 3-7 Navy Fliers varsity I t I ships. First-Kohn-VAP.62 1 1114.3
NAS Sup. 4.8 .333 U. Elec. 3-7 will host the Ft. :, day, however, taking both gamesof Second-Moffit-VA.44 1 1115.5
NARTU 2-5.286 King S.C. 1.7 a double-header from Hunter Swim meet results: Third-lazerewicz-VA-44-VA-44 1117.0

This week's schedule is, here this in week.a three- The first game score was 9-5 with 200 Meter Relay Fourtn-Kerr-FAETU 1118.2

6, McDuff Hotpoints vs ; Ken Oliver of NARTU being the First-Busey, Moffit, Willis, VA-44 150 Meter Individual Medley
be played Thurs- lazerawicz. . ... 209.2: Time
July 7, VA-44 vs Suddath; at 1500 and Sat- winning pitcher. In the second Second-Kohn, Schroeder, Muiial, VAP-62 First-Willil-VA..U 2:19.8

8, United Electric vs King at Mason Field. game the home team again came Roebuck ... ...216.3: I SecondBeckerFAETU 2:33.3:
Coke at 0900; AE S c h o through with a 5-1 score. Bill Third-Goilin, Dapper, Pillsbury, VA-35 I Third-lunn-VA.(4 3:27.5:
should create a lot Broderick ., .. ., .. .. .. 224.3: Fourtn-O'Neill-VAP-62 3:47.8
vs McDuff Hotpoints at Turner of Naval Hospital was :
as the Ft, Gordon Fourth-Haddaway, Rivera, Brown, Admin. I
and NARTU vs Foremost at ; to be loaded with the winning pitcher in that game. Hough .. .. ....231.4:

July 10, VA-44 vs ; most of whom Middies Retire
July 11, King Size Coke 'I'f of the Third Army
VA-35 Forfiets SoftballBid
NARTU; and July 12, AE' team in 1960. First AcademyGrid

vs McDuff Hotpoints.All a road trip game to

games are on Saturday night, NumberFor
with the exception of the a score of 7-3. Flier Runnerups Battling

8 schedule, with minor only three -. .. the first time in the his-
gave up Coml"airJax clinched first place
games beginning at 1730 of the Naval Academy, an
the game but one of slot in the American League of championship playoffs by havingto tory
major league contests athletic jersey number has been
in players from the intramural Softball race last be deployed last Saturday.Thus .
at 1930. retired from use.Fleetfooted .
week, leaving NARTU, the Ma- the Air Force's 679thwhowas
Joe Bellino, the
fared better on Sun- rines, Admin and A/C Maintenance VA-35's nearest competitor,
All-American halfback who won
to battle it out for the next will now slug it out with VAP-62,
O" the Heisman and Maxwell tro-
$ P R T 5 rzl Activity three positions.In VA-44 and VP-16 for the top
phies last season, has had his
the National League, VA-35 spots in the league and the right
famous football number 27
On who was holding top spot, for- i to compete for the station cham- per-
1. Lew Burdette, one of fieted its bid for the station pionship. manently retired.
most successful active Lcdr. Dodge McFall, an aideto

.. ,' _,.,. ,- academy superintendent, Rear
in the National League, the hot days of sum- v. '+" +w 1 .AliI! \
Adm. John F. Davidson, announced -
pitched one inning for an a refreshing dip
the decision saying, "By
can League team. Which Johns may seem ap-
of the brigade of mid-
nine? a recent NAS In- request
out that due to shipmen, approved by the Athletic -
2. Name the NBA team
swimming in Assn. and the superintendent -
of the following former River along the number 27 will be retired."

York Knicks is now on: ( ) front of the station Bellino, shortly before the announcement -

Walter Dukes; (b) Mike ; Wading or water became the first
(c) Ray Felix. also highly inadvis- Middie in 42 years to win the

3. Paul Pender and Gene Academy's two top athletic

mer fought in 1955. What who are non-swim Or awards-the Thompson Trophyand

the result? not to play Naval Academy Athletic As-

4. Three to fish along the W.ry sociation Sword.
players on the The trophy is awarded for the
World accompanied by an
Series-winning St. promotion of Navy athletics, and

Cardinals were also on the also states that the sword, for personal excellence -
ing roster of the 1957 in athletics.
Quarters A (Com-
Series winning Mil wa u k ) not to be used un- Bellino, who was also captainof

Braves. Name them. permission has been the baseball squad, is the high-

5. Can you name the man : pier at Quarters est scorer in Navy football history -

received the 1958 Sullivan ( Jax) may be used with 198 points, including

as the nation's outstanding in the vicinity, for 110 during his senior year.
teur athlete and won the or disembarking,
award in 1960? may be berthed Two workers sat down to eat
their lunch. One began to unwrap -

(Answers to Quiz) must be observed a package some 18 inches
uonrqof jersu health and safety l aa y a ong."What's.
and that?" asked the other.
SAFE AT HOME That the verdict in this thriller
fauof (AddjK) tVulaA was wife's ," said the
said the instruc- away
played last week between the current intramural first place
IU tea tsuatpueoqS pall holders Air Force 679th and the VAP-62 "Skywarriors." Here first, "so I made myself a pie."

"uo. nwnn.J : the 679ih's Ring closely missed capturing the winning run "A bit long, ain't it?" his
: Vacant minds scored by VAP.62's first sacker Dan Schneider. VAP-62 pitcher friend asked.
saletiaV lO"'J.xU'.J Pug Al Willis gave up only two hits during the game, bringing his
. it's it'sa
ul0 .zewn.J IJ'lO.l'a sexnQ lots are dumping record to six wins in eight games. VAP-62 edged the 6791h toa "Long? Sure long -
rubbish. tight 4-3 finish. rhubarb."
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I 6 July 1961


CIVIL SERVICE ( from Page 3))

retired from active duty after a

tour of almost 25 years on June

o- 16. Batvinis, who 'served aboard
News In Review30Year
the USS Utah, Nashville and

Minnesota, will reside with his

family at 2266 Harvester St., Jax,
tee amended the bill to require

Bill Is AmendedThe that employees be at least 55 before Fla.Jesse B. Hartley, chief avia-

bill to allow Government they could retire on full an- tion metalsmith, retired May 31

employees to retire on full an- nuities.At after a 20-year tour of duty in

nuities after 30 years service at present, employees can retire I the Navy. He and his family will

age 55 has been approved by the at age 55 after 30 years reside on Pine Key, Fla.

Senate Post Office and Civil Ser- service but they have to take a After a 20-year naval career,

vice Committee.In reduction in annuity of one per Henry A. Boyle, chief machinist'smate

its original form the bill cent for each year they are under retired on June 23. He has

provided for retirement on full age 60.Group. done duty aboard the USS Hor-
annuities after 30 years service, net, Princeton and South Dakota

regardless of age. However, in Starts Drive during his tenure. Chief Boyle

view of opposition from the Ad- For Social SecurityA and his family will reside at

ministration, the Senate commit- : 11Z 7922 Lorrent Drive in Jackson-
drive has been started among ville.

Federal workers in the New t Lester E. Gunter Jr., chief

York metropolitan area by the aviation structural mechanic,

IfYa' Affiliated Government Organiza- hydraulics, retired June 1 aftera

tions on behalf of legislation to 20-hitch in the Navy. Chief

extend voluntary social security Gunter is planning to work in
Ask UsDo for Government work-
coverage real estate for a local agency. He

ers.The and his family reside at 3524
you believe that it is pos- group represents various Y'i Colebrooke Drive in Jacksonville.

sible for the United States and locals and branches of Govern- George C. Mixon, chief aviation -

Russia to reach a peaceful agree- ment employees unions in New storekeeper, retired June 1

ment on their many differenceson York City. Employees are being after completing a 20-year tour
world affairs? asked to sign petitions which
of duty in the Navy. Mixon and
"I have doubts. With
a will be forwarded their
my to
"" Rep- an employee of the Administration Department of NAS, acceptsa his family will reside at 6555
man like resentative and Senators in Con- gift presented by Comdr. Stanley Krolszyk Administration Kathryn Drive, Jax.

Krushchevcontrolling gress and to others urging favor- Officer, on behalf of her fellow employees. Mrs. Styron, who Lee M. Johnson, musician first
the able action on such legislation. has been with the Office Methods Branch of the departmentfor
with the ComFairJax
? policies of Russia the past ten years closed out a 24-year civil service career class, formerly
.I last Thursday. She was the first person assigned employment to Navy Band, completed a 20-
x and due to
Credit For Sick Leave the Overhaul and Repair Department then called Assemblyand year hitch on June 9. Johnson

; past experi- On Retirement Nixed Repair at NAS, and was one of the "early bird" employeesof attended the Navy School of
with him
ences the Station.
Music in Washington, D.C., and
J during United Opposition has been indicatedby
a has had two tours of duty hereat
: Nations' meetings the Civil Service Commissionto NAS Jax. He and his family
E:: it is impossible legislation that would give Ladies Receive Drive
s Gray Caps will reside at 1847 Niblick ,
<. >} for the Federal Employees credit for Jax.

Stevenson U.S. to come to their unused sick leave for retirement -

any understanding with him on purposes. Capt. CanadaContinued

world affairs." Mrs. Martha A. Due to reach Congress soon Service Awards At HospitalNineteen ( from Page 1))

Stevenson, Fountain Operator, the adverse report from the CSC
Civilian Cafeteria. will stress that sick leave accumulation Cooperative Army Navy VA
Red Cross Volunteer Ladies
new Gray were of streptomycin in the
"That's kind of hard to say is intended as "in- study
capped at an evening ceremony in the Naval Hospital Chapel treatment of tuberculosis.Later .
since I am no politician and the surance" for employees againstthe
on Tuesday of last week. At the same time, 21 experienced after a post graduatecourse
way things are today. But, I time they suffer illnesses ,
may volunteers received for of from
,,,, recognition completion one in internal medicine at
''''< '' : >>
guess eventually tift;!t"x'w- 1w :: requiring a long absence from
to six of Gray Lady service.A .
U.S.r, : ': : years Bellevue Hospital in New York,
the 1 F the job.Replacing.
letter of appreciation for Head of the
the Captain was
and Russia will Cross Canteen Volunteers.
t, ,< consistent interest and coopera- Tuberculosis Control Section,
agree on some ; NEW GRADUATES ARE Mrs.
Of CiviliansBy :
..i tion was presented to Captain Preventive Medicine Division,
with world policies ) Military Due Quiz William L. Engelman, retiring Henry Alder, Mrs. P. W. Ogle, Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.
negotiating Mrs. J. J. Davis Jr. Mrs. Sam-
Hospital commanding officer, by Afterward came service at the
and meet- The weekly Federal Employee'News uel L. Mrs. Walter E.
"g Red Cross volunteer and career Bethesda Naval Hospital; Char-
ings. I don'tthink Digest reports that the Dodge, Mrs. John A. Settle, Mrs.
staff members. Oak-
there leston, S. C. Naval Hospital;
will Civil Service Commission faces
;: Roger B. Fonner, Mrs. KennethG.
Captain Engelman welcomedthe land, Calif., Naval Hospital; and
be a war for a ,; quizzing by Congress on its pas- Smith, Mrs. Zeno G. Hatcher,
Bethesda in 1959
graduates to volunteer SErV- then back to
while and sive role the militariz-
people regarding Mrs. L. H. Taylor Mrs. Sam H.
served until comingto
ice in the hospital. Franklin Re- where he
will be able of
Tysonto ing civilian jobs jobs in the Hawkins, Mrs. William West,
get together during this timeto Defense Department. instine, 2nd Vice-Chairman of the Jacksonville.
Mrs. Blake E. Holland, Mrs. JesseV.
negotiate." Evans Tyson, ADC, Members of the House Civil Duval County Red Cross Chapter Westerman Mrs. George P. CAPTAIN
commented, in his address to the his internship at the Naval Hos-
Maintenance Chief Senior Service Subcommittee Fed-
BOQ."I on Mayo Mrs. H. A. Williams Mrs.
graduates, on the significance of pital in San Diego and specializedin
don't know but I certainly eral Manpower expressed anger Kenneth R. Moran, Miss Karen
hope that they can make'some and dismay as Federal employee volunteer service to the individual Williams and Mrs. John Wilkie. care of dependents during

peaceful agree leaders listed case after case and to the community.THE most of the period prior i to

r ments. I hope where civilian employees are CAPPING CEREMONY Service awards were presentedMrs. World War II.

that by the being pushed around in the defense with presentation of caps, pins H. P. Mauer, six years; Mrs. During World War II, he
Virginia Darrah, five years; Mrs. served as medical officer on a
talks denied and certificates
coming up agencies, promo- was performedby
Thomas Bennett, Mrs. J. F Bol-
due to the tions, down graded in pay, etc., Comdr. Romaine Mentzer Act- seaplane tender in the Aleutians -
ger, Mrs. E. E. Mann, each three receiving a Purple Heart and
; Kennedy Ad- the Digest reports. ing Chief Nurse, Mrs. W. Fleet-
years; Mrs. Stanley Cottrill, Mrs.R. citation after it was torpedoed bya
ministrationthat There is an increasing practice, wood Howard, Duval County
B. McCroskey, Mrs. Wilbert
the U. S. the report says, of placing retired Vice Chairman of Gray Ladies Japanese submarine. Duringthe
Wagner, two years; and Mrs. P. latter part of the war, he
and Russia can military officers in civilian and Howard Moran, Chapter
F. Avant, Mrs. Owen Brown, of the
served as executive officer
make some jobs. Even to the extend of hold- Manager. Following the cappingthe
Mrs. R. A. Burke Mrs. John E.
Oakland Medical Supply Depot
......_. .......;. peaceful agree- ing top-grade civilian job vacan- graduates, each with lighted Mrs. R. I
Casados, Mrs. J. Dickey, and at the close of the war was
Griffin ments about cies open for months so that candle, repeated the Red Cross
W., Grill, Mrs. Marvin Hahn, medical officer in command of the
current world affairs." James V. military men can fill them on Volunteer Pledge under the lead-
Mrs. D; P. Johnson, Mrs. Gladys
Griffin, QM2, USS Huntington, retirement.Also ership of Mrs. Joseph Bolger, Guam Medical Supply Depot.
DD-781, Naval Station Mayport."I military commanders are NAS Gray Lady Vice Chairman. Rossey, Mrs. Joseph Stutz, Mrs. LATER ASSIGNMENTS included -

doubt it. Not until we whip abolishing traditional civil service Chaplain John R. Herschberger Henry Vreeland, Mrs. D. D. that of Medical Officer in

them! The Russians just know jobs and filling them with active pronounced the invocation and Whitney, and Mrs. G. M. Wright, Command of the Naval Medical

what we haveto duty military personnel. The result benediction at the ceremony one year.VP16. Material Office and Medical Sup-

offer by the is that more and more which was conducted by Mrs.F. ply Depot in Brooklyn; Chairmanof

way of demo- choice civil service 'jobs in the R. Ignaszewski, NAS Gray the Armed Services Medical

cracy, economyand Army, Air Force and Navy are Lady Chairman. A brief reception Material and Specifications Com-
(Continued from Page 1))
freed om, being denied to career civiliansand followed in the staff lounge, mittee and the Naval Medical

or, just free- going to military men in- with refreshments served by Red the Western Atlantic.To Material Board.In .

dom in general.It stead. In some cases, this not illustrate the degree of: 1953 he served on the Staffof

Service Commission do standardizations in Antisubmarine the Assistant Secretary of
looks as if only has meant lack of promo-i can

Russian aggre- tional opportunities, it has resulted something about the situation if Warfare tactics and opera- Defense, later becoming Com-

sion will con- in downgrading and lesser it really wanted to. They believe tions attained by Fleet Air Wing ptroller of BuMed and Surgery

tinue on until salaries for civilian workers or CSC has given tacit approval Eleven squadrons, the VP organizations until March 1957, and then Pro-

someone stops Field '" outright loss of their, jobs the about the go-ahead sign to most relieve each other fessional Assistant to the Com-

them." Bruce A. Field, HN, Pa- report says. of the goings on in the defense anywhere in the world and nev- manding Officer, Bethesda Naval

tient Personnel Office, U. S. Naval The Digest writes that em- agencies by remaining silent er miss a scheduled flight or Hospital, until assuming com-

Hospital. ployee leaders feel that the Civil about these practices. operation. mand here in April 1960.(