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1YYY Navy Planning Addition Of 58 Ships In FY '62


Thirty-six new ships and marines at advanced bases, anda gates, in addition to the nu- eludes three amphibious trans-
conversions of
existing second nuclear-powered guided clear-powered model, are on theFY'62 ports, dock (LPD) ; three escort
with tons
vessels along 2,618 missile frigate. program. Their armament ships (DE) ; three guided mis-
of service and craft
The new submarine tender, will include Terrier and ASROC sile escort ships (DEG) ; a com-
the fiscal
are 1962 on Navy's year. and its predecessor, will enable missile systems, antisubmarine, bat store ship (AFS); a hydro-

new shipbuilding construction program.The will in- the Polaris submarines to spenda torpedoes and 5"/54 guns which foil research ship (AGEH( ) ; two

clude 10 Polaris submarines.The larger period in readiness at will enable them to take the oceanographic research ships;

program calls for a sec- distant stations by avoiding returns offensive against air, surface, one surveying ship (AGS); sev-

ond submarine tender of a type for resupply and refitting.Six and submerged enemy forces. en landing craft swimmer re-

built to support Polaris sub- other guided missile fri-. Other new construction In- (Please turn to page 6,col. 5))


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VoL 19 No. 23 U. S. NAS Jacksonville, Fla. 7 September 1961

DOD Calls 311 Reserve

S //L5 Units To Active Duty

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+'* '. ; The Defense Department has
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; "
i I :..I, N' !: "' ; issued orders for callup to federal ever, that no dependents would -<
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-- service of 311 selected units from move with individuals sent to

MAN FROM MARSArewe Reserve components. The announcement augment the strength of forcesin
about to be attacked by men
garbed in this unusual looking was made by Secretary of Europe.

armor with tome unkown type Defense Robert S. McNamarn. .'
weapon like that which he I : :
holds in his hands? With all With certain exceptions all of

the talk about space travel, the personnel will be ordered to
trips to the moon and the like active duty Oct. 1. Notificationshave Parents Warned
could it be possible? Turn to _
units concerned.In .
page six and check the picture gone out to
there for more d.laUI.Enlislments terms of men, the Army will /nsecfcdaFog/ / /

get about 46,500, the Navy 6,400,
Toxic To ChildrenParents ,
and the Air Force 23,600. rI
Broken down the 311 units include of small childrenare

10 for the Army, 58 Navy cautioned to prevent them

Marine Corps In squadrons or ships' complements, from running through the in-

32 Air Force squadrons and one secticidal cloud made by mos-

Strength BuildupDue Air Force control group The remainder quitoe fog vehicles aboard the
are miscellaneous units. Station. I

to increased voluntary enlistments Asked if there were any plansto Also, privately-owned-

and response by enlisted stop dependents from going cle operators are cautioned not
reservists to the call for
overseas or to bring any back, to drive through the fog if
extended active duty, the build-
Secretary McNamara afflmed that they, can avoid it. Both are
to a 190,000-man Marine
up there had been no change in ex- said to be extremely dangerous
Corps will be accomplished six isting regulations permitting the ,.' LisQ
months earlier than planned. practices.
travel of dependents overseas. .
Headquarters Marine Corps Insecticides are toxic to hu-
The Secretary emphasized: how- I
says the buildup will be com- mans, especially children and

pleted by December 31, 1961 instead can cause serious illness or fJffii4K} .e'... }.{
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Last Navy Coffee ::
of the original estimate of death.
NECESSARY-Thll could be the thought
June 30, 1962. Plant Is SoldAn Parents are warned that pos of many Navy and Marine personnel following the announcementof
The Marine Corps said thatas sible action against them may physical training standards which have been set up as a
a result of the speedup, Fleet old Navy "institution" recently be taken if children are allowed result of the current military buildup programs. Marine Reserve
Marine Force units are reachinga went the way of the dodo Capt. John Knope of Ocala ihows here the stamina that will
to continue to in
state of increased operational' bird and the American bison. play be required for some phase of the program at he returns to the
The last Navy coffee roasting the fog. ground after climbing a 30.foot knotted rope in 30 seconds while
readiness earlier than planned. taking the Corps' Physical Fitness Test here at NAS Jax during
Activation of additional bases plant, located in Brooklyn N.Y., hit summer reserve training. All members of Capt. Knope's
will not be required to accom- was sold by the' Consolidated unit. VMA-144, passed the rigid test which it designed'to keepall
Sales Office, Philadel- in physical condition. The new program
plish the buildup, it was re- Surplus personnel topnotch
ported. phia, Pa., recently for $55 million. Law Change May Nary also Includes Waves and a lei Women'strenuous Marines.program for "shaping up" both

h,.. ll Mean Money For Physical Training Plans

XN: Sxj; {.::: ,. ro rAW Some Reenlistees
S fg, : lr...:'SsS Given For Navy MarinesThe

An amendment to the Career ,
A,4 ric>,vlyoigq% ?Sf9kr l' .
Act of 1949
Compensation by "
word in the Navy and Marine Corps is "shape up,
Congress late last month be
:. may meaning that overweight and out-of-condition male person-
worth to some Navy re-
nel are going to get special attention under a new physical
,M 'S L A sr a s 4" .y Offs p L? 'o.hl/my enlistees who were denied re- fitness just announced by Acting Secretary of the
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+ 4 ?a7Yy.Y! f? ;AR'r. r lsko enlistment bonuses on the ground
f .
: ;!9'D I? Navy Paul B. Fay Jr. :
that they failed to reenlist within :
') 1 .. "90 days" after discharge The programs will be geared stricter adherence will be required !
S f or
{ :t'r 'orR'slaw'; { Y/l,%9ynq ? $ ;%(v.Y{ F.'ficb? / !
rt + >nY. 40+' '1' i : Y'4U4 I to the particular needs of the
r.. j tT S L:: C.l{:+Y6'i0sib1xDS Ap'Aoo : (t'r f{: release. to weight standards.
{ .,:$i' xE }t }W iJr pN:+ti C' //' : K'rf r ggg ,
} q0 individual military service, but
Waves and Women Marines
The wording of the act was
minimum criteria will be those will also be required to maintain
amended to the effect that a t
set out in President Kennedy'sphysical health, poise and .
reenlistee is now eligible for the proper physical
bonus if reenlisted within tlthreemonths" achievement test an- good personal appearance, the
nounced earlier and follow Department -
instructions ,
after discharge or release say.
6 which, in most cases, adds of Defense Instructions.The The program is a five pointone 1

rALLIED one or two days to the period, new instruction emphasizes including maintaining phy- I

with the exception of the three that Navy and Marine personnelmust sical fitness programs for per- .

month period February through be prepared "immediately"to sonnel under 40; providing guid- r
;!i: April in years other than Leap perform duties for periods ance for personnel over 40; establishing ..

Year. "requiring long endurance under a suitable program for
Alberto Lima Do Amaral (right), receives a graduation certificate The law change is retroactiveto the most trying co ditions." Waves and Women Marines; encouraging -

from Capt. Robert H. Fagan Overhaul and Repair Depart July 16, 1954 with a one-year It was indicated that over- the participation of e

ment Officer, on August 31, upon completing an eight-week deadline set for requesting the weight personnel will come in dependents within existing' fa- -
course at O&R. Lt. Amaral underwent on-lhe-Job training In for special attention and that (Please turn to page 6, col. 5))
1 Onus payment.
maintenance of the HTL and KSS-1 helicopters.

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MAS Jacksonville *
Comdr. Welter J. Schub Commanding Officer
Flttt Air Jacksonville; NAB 6NO .. i .fhs';.e.. ;'f.t 2k: k G'fr', .. :;,r., ,, <. :}e, ;o- i. ft: k
Rear Adm. JoMph M. Carton .. Commander
Capt. Vincent Catty Chief of Staff, Fairfax
Capt. C. L Moor, Jr. Chief of Staff, NAB Six r
Fleet Air Wing Eleven
Capt. Renfro Turner, Jr Commander
Capt. Murlln W. Alley .____Clef Staff Offker '
Naval Air Technical Training. Unit
Ctpt. Harttel: D. Allen _. Commanding Officer \
Comdr. Eugene F. Verdery ________ __ Executive Officer : ?
Naval Hospital
Capt. R. O. Canada ____________ Commanding Officer Mf. a
Capt. Stephen H. Taunt Executive Officer :
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit ..
Ctpt. Ralph E. Elliott Jr. Commanding Officer ,
Comdr. William M. Miller Executive, Officer j > :
Printed commercially! with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Florida at r g'
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev., July
1958. Distributed free of charge to military end civilian personnel of Fleet Air t' 4
Jacksonville, Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing
11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit end U.S. Naval Hospital.
Service Information Officer .Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnls, Jr.; ,
Assistant Service Information .Officer:,......-..- --Andrew H. PUney
News Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb; Staff-Mae Spencer JO1; Sandy Martinson,
JOSN Ralph Bailey, SA. Photographer, Joy Morseu, PH2.
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern and International
Councils of Industrial Editors.
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Force Press Service. Materiel WOMAN ASTRONAUT-No, its Mrs. Anna Qutrio head telephone operator at the Jax Nary
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographs Hospital trying out the new automatic telephone dial system switchboard installed there last
unless otherwise credited, ere official U.S. Navy Photographs. week to facilitate communications to and from the Hospital. On hand to insure that no "wires
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone were crossed" are (left to right), LL M. D. Elmore Chief of Fiscal and Supply; Comdr. L. K.
extension 8164, 656, 272 or 216. Thompson Administration Officer and Cap; R. O. Canada, Hospital commanding officer.

Chart Wise Course For Annual FRA Meet USAFI Offers Chance

Set In New YorkThe

34th Annual National For Self ImprovementAre

Happiness ContentmentContentment Convention of the Fleet Re-

serve Association, an associa- you interested in improving your chances for ad-

tion of career enlisted per- vancement in rate? Going to college? Or simply in improving -
either in the military or in civilian life, is sonnel of the Navy and Marine yourself as a person? If the answer is yes, the United
largely a matter of mind over environment. A good billet or Corps, will be held September States_Armed Forces Institute (USAFI) might be your source.
opportunity is, in many instances, rendered useless becauseone 20-22 in New York City. The NAS Jax Information and
has already convinced himself that it is no good. And, Navy commanding officers Education Officer is now solicitIng studies, basic math through plane
continual complaining about your job is usually discountedby have been urged by the Sec- students for off-duty classes and spherical trigonometry, na-

listeners because they have come to expect it. retary of the Navy to grant covering a wide range of subjects tural sciences, and vocational

Your years in the Navy are "wasted years" only if you leave to personnel who are including English, social, studies.
yourself waste them because the Navy will chart a progres- FRA members who desire to The classes normally meet two] .1
sive course for you-a course that will train you for the I attend the convention. I bership( to at least 100,000. There evenings each week for three,
b good for this. As hours each, under the guidance]
. future. However, the important thing is the desire to make a very reason
that a good course. The job you now have must be made the years go by the amount of of qualified instructors. All books?)

worthwhile and challenging, if it isn't already.In money budgeted for retired payis materials instruction, etc., ar"
this particular vein, give some serious considerationto FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION steadily increasing and pressure furnished free. The only obligations

the thoughts expressed in the following paragraphs, the is being brought to bear on for persons enrolling are
origin of which is not known: "Be thankful for the troublesof Capital Hill to change the mili- attendance and the will to learn.]

your job. They provide about half of your income. Be- The current issue of "Our tary retirement system.In USAFI courses are recognized]!

cause if it were not for the things that go wrong, the dif- Navy" magazine gives a good example order to fight these effortsan for credit by some 1,248 colleges

ficult people you have to deal with, and the problems and of why career Navy and dto protect the enlisted man and universities and are opento
, unpleasantnesses of your working day, someone could be Marine Corps enlisted personnel the Fleet Reserve Associationmust both officers and enlisted men. j

found to do the job for half what you are being paid. cannot afford not to belong to the ge stronger than ever. A minimum of 10 persons are

"It takes intelligence, resourcefulness, patience, tact and Fleet Reserve Association. An Branch 91's clubhouse offers a required before a class'can be

courage to meet the troubles of any job. That is why you article in the issue called "Rocks of social and other func- organized. Interested personnelare
variety their
to contact either
hold job. And it be the reason qren'tholding "
your present may you and Shoals and Short-Timers,
tions to both members and non- I&E officer or the NAS I&E: officer -
down an even bigger one. lists the case of a Navy commis-
members. Branch members
"If all of us would start to look for more troubles, and saryman second class, being court- are right away.Classified.
active locally in furthering the
learn to handle them cheerfully and with good judgment, as
martialed, who appealed to the
ideals of Americanism instilling
opportunities rather than irritations, we would find ourselves ,
getting ahead at a surprising rate. For it is a fact that FRA for help. patriotism in the youth of our

there are plenty of big jobs waiting for men and women who The CS2 while on liberty in country and are continually fighting -
aren't afraid of the troubles connected with them." Puerto Rico from his ship, was juvenile delinquency.Its .

It, is not true that every job in the Navy is better than unjustly accused of a crime by a current project 'or young For Sale

the one you now have, so overcome this bugaboo and you' Puerto Rican woman. He was Immediately people is a proposed Jax-Navy- Trade Equity 3 bdrm. 1'% bath In
will find your job-and life-more pleasant and meaningful. placed in the brig and Ortega Little League team to rep- Cedar Hills, Jax, for house In Corpus
Christi), Texas bP 15444.Ortega .
the Shore Patrol their ;
gleaned report resent the Branch next summer.
Hills-3 bdrm, terms winged
Unless you are already financially independent, you from local police records. Candy sales are now going: on at to suit EV 89027.
must work for a living. The Navy offers a great variety of The ship immediately sailed for local shopping centers and at on- Cedar H.lls-CB. 3 bdrm, 1 bath, kit
technical training for choice careers, both military and Key West where the sailor faceda base Commissary and Navy Ex- equip; Paul Seiden, SP 14105.
Normandy Village-3 bdrm, 2 bath,
in demand by industry.
civilian-Navy-trained men are great court-martial and due to the
change facilities to finance this kit equip $88 per mo; H. G. Robert.
Training courses are available, perhaps even correspondencecourses nature of the crime faced dis- team. son, EV 4-6769 or Cecil Field Ext. 361.
from the college or university you plan to attend missal from the service upon con- Oak Hill Terrace-3 bdrm, 2 bath, 2-
after discharge or retirement. viction. The clubhouse under manager car gar Lt. Dave Landmester, SP 14973.
Remember, a man with a flexible mind can adapt him- Lee Johnson, MU1, (Ret.), now For Rent
self to almost any situation and get something out of it. If The FRA stepped in and asked I offers Saturday night dances with 4230 Irvington Ave-apt, prl, no cook
Ida Belisario, EV 85503.
in billet are "wasted" then the Navy to investigate the casea music. furnished by popular Mrs.
your years in the Navy or any a 3233 Phyllis St.-3 rms, furn house,
you have let yourself down. You have all the mental ability little further before bringingthe band, and at no increase in pricesor $50 per mot Mrs. C. C. Veal, EV 89979.
you need or you would not have been accepted for entry man to trial.: This was done a cover charge. Cedar Hills-kit equip, 3 bdrm, shn
of it? and the cleared of all by appt, 0800-1630(( ; EV 8-6420 or Ext.
into the Navy. Why not make some use man was Also, each Friday evening, the '

charges. club offers all the boiled crab a 646.Furn Apt-3 rm, $50; Mrs. Carney
Everywhere everyday sailors person can eat for $1. EV 86768.
Space Course Opened At Point MuguThe and Marines reap benefits made Branch 91's next meeting will be waterfront Orange ;Park 1024-5 River rm unfurn Blvd. house, $80,

possible by the FRA. The ma- at 2000 today Sept.- 7.. and all Furn-Ig bdrm, bath, re-decor, $65
opening of a new courseon tions of missiles to naval war jority of men who benefit from members are urged! to attend. All per mo; Mrs. Irene Carter, EV 72830.
space and astronautics orien- the FRA not members and Furn Apt-4 rm; Miss Dorothy Lamb,
and Marine
their Navy Corps enlisted
fare and point import- .
at the U. S. Naval Missile up EV 9-C514 or EV 89806.
tation Calif. ance in national defense. many probably never will be- personnel with at least six yearsof Riverside Gar Apt-furn, 3 rms, bath
Center at Point Mugu, yet they draw increased pay, enjoy service are invited to join the $65 per mo; Miss Louise Bowden, EV
has been announced by the Navy. Naval officers with rank of 75671.
many fringe benefits, and organization to take in
The four day course was established commander and above, Marine part Riverside Room-furn, couple or single
to provide senior Navy lieutenant colonels and above their rights and privileges are Branch affairs and social activi- person; Miss Louise Bowden, EV 75671..

and Marine Corps officers and and civilian employees of GS-13 protected in Congress by the FRA. ties, and, above all, to strengthenthe This ',,' That
for the Now 50,000 strong the. Fleet Reserve Association Aide Wanted- St. & Matson Ave.
civilian personnel with technolo- and above are eligible some so
t 1st St. & Melson Ave. to NAS
gical information on the a pUca- course. FRA is seeking to boost its mem- it can better represent them. 0800-1630)) EV 4-5410 or EV 17372.Pap .

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7 September 1961 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

Jax Navy COffers edit Unionincial

Fin Aid ri-- : $ IxP

Among the 20,000 credit unions, more or less, in the ,
United States, there are 438 devoted entirely to military

bases. There are 132 on An my bases, 184 for Air Force

personnel, 12 for Marines, the i Coast Guard has nine, while
those on Naval installations umber 101.

Most of these organizedfor 1
I the first step in self help.
the of protecting
There are many facets of
servicemen from interest
military credit union operationtoo
charges by some loaning organ- numerous to mention here.
izations and at the time
As a matter of fact, problems
provide a safe convenient place is
arise daily and management
for his savings. ever on the alert to assist the
The Armed services do not serviceman in solving them. Be-

accept the responsibility for the cause of the similartity of mili-I 3\
financial welfare of the individ- tary credit unions, which in

ual serviceman, but are vitally many instances differ from other

interested in their welfare. It credit unions, a conference is .. .:. :" .
is not their purpose to aid the being held annually to discuss .
WEEKLY EVALUATION-Brig confinees meet with the Brig Staff Evaluation and Performance
serviceman to escape legitimate their mutual problems, with the Board at a weekly meeting. The Board makes recommendations concerning prisoners for
obligations, but to assist him when purpose in mind of helping each early release on probation, restoration to duty af prisoners with punitive discharges and administrative -
he unintentionally has gotten other. From these meetings much separations to the Brig Officer for presentation to the Station Clemency and Restoration .
Board. Members of the Board are (left to right) SSgt. T. C. Tompkins: Duty Brig Warden N.
this end assis-
behind. To
legal good has arisen and the financial Ippolito, BMC. Prisoner Trainer MSgt. O. W. Braden Brig Warden H. M. Lang. PN1. Brig Coun
tance is available and the ser- problems of the serviceman be- scion; and T. Bartos, SFCS, Vocational Trainer.
vicemen and their families with come better understood.

legitimate problems may apply Personnel meeting with some
for assistance. Those whose who financial difficulties can feel Brig Rehabitation Program Offers

have found themselves in such a free to call on the Jax Navy
predicament know full well the
Federal Credit Union. It is loca-
extremes to which a legal officer For
has gone. Through the coopera- ted in Building 39, Mainside. Planned Assistance Confinees

tion of the credit union and the ___u._____ --..__@"._&'4:<<__"''''''''''''''"""
legal officer, many men have To most people the Station Brig is thought of only as a
been kept out of trouble. In + place of confinement but according to Lcdr. E. G. Blouin, I
some instances, it may have ax; > ro NAS Brig Officer, it is also a place of rehabilitation.

meant the wrecking of a creer, An intensive program is now
a court martial, or the breakingup underway locally and Navywideto also performed by confinees at
of a family.On help the sailor in trouble and the Mess Halls, Disease Vector
Control Center, seawall, and Golf
the brighter side, through return him to duty as a worth-
Course. Also
small consistent savings, service- while addition to the Navy and general clean up
around the Station of debris and
men are being taught the bene- country.
rubbish is handled by confinees.The .
fits afforded them. First, the Since May of this year the
saving habit; second, the invest- goals of the Navy brig system work program benefits
ment feature; then the insurance r.y. y have been to provide more decent both the confinees and the base.
benefit; and finally, the satis- and humane treatment, recognition From April 1960 to August 1961,
faction of having accomplished' of personal problems, over $180,000 was saved by the
Station through their labor. This
evaluation of offenders with regard -
to service potential and recommendations was at the minimum wage of
}yr .Y}
Naval Institute r y: for discharge of $1.69 an hour which it would
have cost to hire workers for
those confinees who are con-
Opens Its 1962 sidered unsuited or unfit. the job.
Counseling is done on
X The brig program is divided a con-
into three stages. They are the tinuing basis throughout a con-
Essay Contest acceptance and readjustment finees stay at the brig. Each
: .. week a Prisoner Evaluation Re-
has Sat phase, the performance phase
The U. S. Naval Institute
port is made out by either the
and the pre-release phase.In
announced its 1962 General Prize
Custodial Personnel
X or Supervisor -
Essay Contest, which is open to READJUSTMENT TRAINING-Comdr. Nathan Cole, NAS the acceptance phase the of the Work Detail for
all military and civilian person- Legal Officer, lectures a group of confinees as part of their new confinee is given a physical work performed throughout the
nel and has a closing date of five-day readjustment training. The program includes trainingIn examination and his personal Station.
November 1, 1961. personal adjustment, character guidance, citizenship,Uniform belongings are inventoried. He is
affairs of Naval personnel Naval discipline and the then placed in three days segre- The Brig Officer works in
Top prize in this prestige con- Code of Military Justice, Functions of the American Red Cross, gation where he learns the brig close cooperation with the Naval
test be much as $1,500, and legal problems. Officer
may as routine rules, and regulations. Hospital, Legal chaplains
the merit of the and the Red
depending on During this time he is inter- Cross to rehabilitate -

winning essay. Author of the viewed by H. M. Lang, PN1, confinees during all phases.
winning essay will also be 27 Enlisted Men Give Brig Counselor. The confinee After a certain period of con-
medal and Life finement if the
awarded a gold confinee has a
fills out a personal history ques- .
Membership in the Naval In- good record promoted to
CenterSome tionaire that enables the brig
stitute. Blood To Donor counselors to better evaluate the Class A and at the end of 30

Essays may be on any subjectand confinees problems.Also days to trustee.
should be analytical or interpretive 27 enlisted persons from NAS Jax have donated during the three-day The final phase is the pre-
an established Blood Donor Center at the release phase. This begins two
and not merely blood to the recently period, brig newcomers are interviewed -
exposition or personal narrative. Naval Hospital since August 22. by Comdr. Blouin. weeks before the confinees re-

They must be typewritten, leg- The Blood Donor Center was The confinee is observed by the lease. Lectures are given on the
ible, double spaced, on paper established to furnish blood for Bates, SA; Beverley L. Crockett, Custodial Supervisor and Brig responsibility of the individualto
approximately 8;/x11", in du- any mass casualty situation, for SA; Mary J. Dennis, SA; and Counselor who make recom- the military and to his coun-

plicate with each copy completein use in connection with the local Sharon A. Morley, SA, all of mendations to the Brig Warden, try, on the Code of Conduct,

itself, and not over 5,000 survival phase in the event ofa Administration Department. MSgt. 0. W Braden and the leadership, American heritage,

words in length. nuclear war, and in the man- August 29 donors were: Leon- Brig Officer concerning Custody traditions and customs of the

The author's name should not agement of casualties during war ard D. Buczkowske, SA; Pfc. Classification.The Navy and Marine Crops basic
instead i local disaster of any nature. Edward E. Cole Frederick C. military subjects and motiva-
appear on the essay but, or ; next step is general con- tion.If.
a motto should be carried on its Additionally, the facility fur- Lockhart, FR; Paul R. Murphy, finement. Here the readjustmentphase
title page. The motto should also nishes blood for hospitalized AMHAN; Paul G. Odom, AR; begins. The confinee has satisfactory progress is madein

be typed on a sheet of paper military personnel and their de- and" Randall D. Powell, BMSA, five days of indoctrination in classroom training and proper
and all of the Station Brig. afaifrs behavior motivation toward the military
with the author's name pendents. citizenship, personal -
sealed in an envelope with the Donors on August 22 were: Donors on August 30 were: Uniform Code of Military service is shown, confinees may
be recommended Station
motto typed on the outside. This James D. Dixon SR; Pvt. LyleD. Glenn J. Cantrell, EMCS; Char- Justice, legal problems, Red and Restoration to the Board
sealed envelope and the essay Kackison; John F. Mishler, les S. Adair, AC2; Jerry F. Cum- Cross and benefits. Clemency
for consideration for
should then be mailed in a large FA; James M. Rudolph, SN; and mins, AC1; Francis S. Howard The performance phase follows recommendation early release for-

sealed envelope marked "General Ronald E. Kiles, SN, all of the AA; Paul H. Anderson ATN3; immediately,. with its length or of dischargeon
Prize Essay Contest." Brig. Henry H. Craig, ATS3; JamesM. governed by the sentence awarded suspension punitive
and Waler, AD1; Martha H. and progress toward restora- probation.In
Results will be Donors on August 23 were:
winners at Smith, AG3; and Lowell A. Oli- tion to duty phase. addition to the other train-
awards presented to of the Naval Robert J. Matejka, HM2; and vier, SA, all of Operations; and The major aspects of this ing programs the confinees see I

Institute the annual meeting Thursday, February John H. Conway, Jr., HN, bothof I Jean Carol Lagerson, SA, Waves phase include work assignments, movies on UCMJ, and documen-
the NAS Dispensary; Sara J. Barracks. counseling and training. Work is (Please turn to page 6 col. )
15, 1962.
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' In ASW WarfareThe
The extremely limited use o

i poison gases during World WarI Navy is building an experimental >}
is said to have been due to escort research ship

possible retaliation by opposing (AGDE) to develop more effective -
forces with even more deadly equipment and tactics similar -

gases than were known to the to those developed for subsurface -
users at the time. Do you think ships by the submarine ; %

that there might be a similar Albacore. S _
I fear of retaliation with thermo- Significant advances in antisubmarine _

nuclear type .weapons, warfare surface shipsare

should a war begin expected to result from experimental -
"I don't feel that we would development 'carried

resort to using poison gases butI out in the AGDE. I

do feel that ,'::'bm. The ship will be fitted with the : :

at least Russia ':i" nwI ; latest long range sonar and antisubmarine JANGO GRADUATES-Looking pert and pretty, these seven Junior Army Navy Guild Or
and Cuba weapons. Other wea- ganizaiion graduates pose with their candles during the candlelight ceremonies last Thursday
I would resort pons, devices and equipment, including evening as the third such group to be graduated here at the Naval Hospital. They are (left to
to that. I think : right), Lcdr. Eleanor M. Company, who Ins fucted the group: Charlotte Brooks: Mary Sidney.
that Russia and .A I propulsion systems, maybe Karon Daughtery: Marie Blouin: Susanna Rollman: Laura Byington: Tallarie Thomas; and Capt.
> installed. Alterations may be R. O. Canada, Naval Hospital commanding officer.
Cuba would ,}rf.1 I
think developed as required to improve ,
they I in
ASW capabilities escort ves-
would get the ,i))
Third JANGO Class
best of us be- Brooks"tore sels.The ship will be capable of ,
we could use our gasses
conducting research tests in ASW Thursday Sept. 7
against them. Mrs. Edith H.
Brooks, Telephone Operations operations with hunter-killer Mainside-Psycho, 1900 only. Graduated At HospitalSeven

Supervisor, Switchboard."I groups; supporting amphibious NATTUnit-T h e Mysterians,
think if it comes to that, forces or providing escort for 1900 only. teenage< girls looking Pretty in their starched
military convoys. Friday Sept. 8 blue JANGO (Junior Army, Navy Guild Organization) uni-
we have a Hospital-Sergeant York, 1900 forms were "capped" and presented with certificates during

greater stockof only. the graduation of the third class in Nurses Aid Training of

chemicalgases VAP62Unit Is Mainside-Snow White and the Guild at the U. S. Naval Hospital, last Thursday evening,
and I Three Stooges, 1900 only. August 31.
don't believe NATTUnit-Psycho, 1900 only. The JANGO
girls' candlelight
that any opposing Back From Med! Hospital-The Mysterians, 1900 ceremonies were held at the

power only. Study Texts On Naval Hospital Chapel at 1900.
Heavy Photographic SquadronSixtyTwo's
would start a Saturday. Sept. 9 AdvancementsAre They ,are now qualified to work
war using Detachment Twenty- Mainside Private War. of in wards under the
gases becauseof Four, led by Lcdr. William Now- Major Benson, 1900 only. RevisedRecent registered nurses.supervisionof Their
this. We ers, returned to NAS Jax, its NATTUnit-Snow White and
changes in advance- 24 hours of
Wixon also have more homeport, last week after three Three Stooges, 1400 and 1900. ment eligibility requirementsstate classroom instruction and 76

natural resources to make these months of operating from vari- Hospital-Psycho, 1900 only. that persons competingfor hours of ward duty.

poison gases." John B. Wixon, ous African and European bases. Sunday Sept. 10 Pay Grade E-3 must com- The graduation services began

t PNC, Discipline Office."I The detachment's eight officers Mainside-One Eyed Jacks, plete Basic Military Require- with a processional, followed by
think that radiation and and 59 enlisted men covered more 1400 and 1900.NATTUnitPrivate. ments Training Course, N/P the introduction of guests by

biological warfare has super- than 100,000 miles of terrain, War of 10054. Mrs. Henry Schlang, chairmanof
shooting thousands of feet of film Major Benson, 1400 and 1900.
ceded the use :Th F'I Additionally, persons wish- JANGO. Lcdr. John R. Hersh-
of poison gases i: Y from two A3D-2P "Skywarriors"during HospitalSnow White and ing to be advanced to pay berger delivered the invocation.
for wars. I ,. their deployment. Three Stooges, 1900 only. Capt. R. O.
yy grades E-4 through E-9 are Canada, Naval
r don't think that hJ Members of the self-supporting Monday Sept. 11 advised that the original issue Hospital commanding officer,
The Pirate
opposing forces : detachment also combined Mainside-Morgan made
plea- of any Navy Training welcoming remarks and
will use poison sure with business during their 1900 only. Course (identified by Nav- commended the girls on their in-
gases as much '' Mediterranean visit with crew- NATTUnit-One Eyed Jacks, Pers number in the 1000 itiative. The presentation of caps

now because _______f men visiting such spots as Naples, 1900 only.HospitalPrivate. series) is valid indefinitely. was conducted by Comdr. Ro-
War of
biological war- _____ Gilbraltar, Rota, and Sigonella.Bull Benson 1900 However, the material in maine M. Mentzer, Chief, Nurs-
fare could be ?: fights and fine Italian wine only.TuesdaT' 12 examinations will be based ing Service. Following the "cap-

used more effectively are said to have helped to ease Mainside-Imitation Sept. General, I on revisions, therefore, the ping" was the presentation of
durHinoJosa) their tensions, created by many 1900 only. study of revised text booksis certificates by Comdr. Mentzer

ing a NatSix" Carlos Hinojosa, hours of hard work common to NATTUnit Morgan The highly advisable.NATTUnitImitation. and then the awarding of pins

YNC, Personnel Office."I such deployments. Pirate, 1900 only. and chevrons by Capt. Canada
think that any country in a Regardless of pleasures abroad, General, and Lcdr. Eleanor M. Company,
Hospital One Eyed Jacks,
"last-ditch" situation would use detachment personnel appeared 1900 only. 1900 only. instructress for the group. Lcdr.

poison gases happy to be home after a job Wednesday Sept. 13 Hospital-Morgan The Pirate, Company was presented with a
during a war. well done. Mainside-Konga, 1900 only. 1900 only. beautiful orchid from former
Otherwise, I JANGO graduates during the

don't thinkthat evening for her help in the

any coun- training program.
try would use
Outstanding pin and chevron
poison gases at winner was Nancy Thompson, a
the beginning graduate of the first JANGO
of a war but class here, who accumulatedover
as a last resort -
600 hours of ward duty.,
at the end
\1\\ Guest speaker for the occa-
Linn in order to
sion was registered nurse Irene
turn the war effort in their
Huddleston of the Florida State
favor." LtJg( ) Richard S. Linn,
Board of Nursing, who spoke of
Legal Officer, VA-164.
If' the advantages of nursing. "Pre-
'\ paration for professional nursingis
\ Blood Donor :(: an awarding experience for
Day k
L an important career," she said.
Set For CiviliansBlood \\ tk r' Nurse Huddleston also added

that "Wherever and whenever
Donor Day for NAS
there is a nurse, you can be
civilian personnel has been "
sure she's needed.
set for September 13 at the
Mainside Dispensary, Build- Following the guest speaker's
ing 8. Donations will be taken address was the recitation of the

from 0830 to 1200. JANGO Pledge lead by the

Persons interested in giving FINAL INSPECTION-Comdr. William H. Main, Commanding Officer of the Coast Guard Honor Guard of capped JAN-
blood at that time are urged Reserve Training Detachment here at NAS Jax, (center, foreground), accompanied by his GOS. Lcdr. Hershberger then
staff, conducts a final inspection last Saturday of the last group of officers and men to receive delivered the benediction which
not to eat a heavy breakfast their training here during the summer program which began in June. Operating from Buildings
that morning nor eat fatty 585 and 592 Comdr. Main's unit has trained Coast Guard reservists from the 2nd. 5th, 7th, and 8th was followed by the recessional.
foods and drink lots of liquids Coast Guard Districts ranging from here to New Orleans, Norfolk, St. Louis. and the Great Graduates of the third classof
during the four hours prior. Lakes. Subjects covered included small arms, riot control, use of gas masks, radiac equipment JANGO are Marie Blouin,
monitoring and decontamination procedures, practical seamanship with underway training, survival Charlotte Broks, Laura Byington -
Donors will be able to geta swimming, and practical factor training for advancement in rate. Comdr. Main, whose home Karon
light snack at the Civilian U in Miami, has headed the reserve unit for five years, training here annually, and is currently Daughtery, Susanna
Cafeteria shortly thereafter. winding up administrative details in connection with the completed training program preparatory Rollman, Mary Sidney and Tal-
to departing NAS about September 15. larie Thomas.

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.17 I

September 1961 JAX AIR NEWS Pogo 5

ComFair lax Drops Ball NAS Jax Fliers

SPORTS Entered In 6ND

Tourney To SaratogansComFairJax NEWS Softball Tourney

suffered a hi imiliating 11-0 shut-out at the -- Coach Ray Baker's varsity
hands of a tough Saratoga sq uad last Wednesday at Enter- Softball team is now in Charleston

prise Field, giving the blac]kshoes the ComFair Softballthe Gulla Leads All battling for the- Sixth Naval
Tourney title, and a crack at AirLant Tournament. Keglers District Softball Tournamenttitle.

A fifth inning 0-0 deadlock .
was broken by Saratoga right I I Sporting a 28-20 record for the

fielder A. A. Basile, with a two Officials' regular season, the Fliers have
run round tripper, beginning the! Group In First Week Of PlayShut been hurting this last month

rout that was to follow. To Be OrganizedMainside due to the loss of several valuable

After another scoreless inningfor athletic outs were hard to come by in the first week of players including shortstopBill
the FleetAirMen, and six: Frank director Mainside intramural bowling, perhaps indicating the rough Hadaway of NAS Admin-
runs for the Saratogans, two announced I pull ahead for those teams aspiring for league leadership. istration.
ComFair, outfielders collidedin that an Officials' As- One outstanding exception to Local hopes focus on softy

a catch attempt, temporarily sociation will be organized in Eleven Entrants the two-sided race was Ray slingers Perry Estes and Bill

knocking them unconscious and the near future. The organization Gulla of the VA-44 Hornets, who Frasier in the double eliminationgo

allowing the final three runs to is to include referees and ; Slated For 6ND led all keglers in the high game due to expire this Saturday,

score, sewing it up for the salts. umpires for all major intra- column, with a 254. September 9
The carrier-based team is now mural sports: football, volley- Golf TournamentEleven American League action saw

playing in the AirLant Tourna- ball, basketball and Softball. commands have regis four teams take ''the initiative

ment in Norfolk, which is due to Any person desiring to of- tered for the Sixth Naval Dis- with four points apiece over their Navy Sailing Club

wind up September 9. On the ficiate at these games, experi- trict Golf Tournament, to be: held opponents. The Sky Warriors
calendar later this month is the enced or not, may contact Me- here September 1316. In addition blanked Faetu, Ops AUW trum- Will Race SundayIn

Atlantic Fleet Tournament at r Caffrey at Ext. 535. to the entries listed last week, ped the Ten Pins, A/C Maint. :

Norfolk, and the All Navy, slated .five more, including locals VP-30, "A" dumped Dispensary and iMeet
I for San Diego.Scarbrough. VAP-62 and Cecil Field have those Molarolas mauled the Pin
I Queens, 4-0. Arch rivals Mar- The Navy Jax Sailing Club
Register Now For linksters
ines "A" and ComFairJax "A" will race in a tri-club meet this
Tee off time will be precededby
Ties IM Football LeagueAll an organizational meeting at split even 2-2, while Spaces Sunday, September 10, at the
units desiring to enter Aces were beating the Electrons Florida Yacht Club. Two after-
a the Pro Shop Wednesday morn-
I 3-1, and Admin's MAA clubbedthe noon races will be featured, witha
Third SpollIiInvitational team in the Mainside intramural .ing at 0800, after which golfers
Yellow Jackets 31. skippers' meeting at 1400.
touch football league should register I will stroke through 72 holes during Last season's league champion This will be the first race in
I at the athletic director's the four day medal play Hornets off to luke
I got a warm two weeks for the local: mariners,
office on or before Sept. 8. I event. start in the Continental circuit, after a dormant Labor Day va

Golfer Bill Scarbrough head- tieing with the Spartans 2-2. In cation. "Itcht Bon", a sailing
led the list of 11 Jax Navy entries the shut out category, the Strikes whale boat, will be under sail
in the Selva Marina Invi- blasted OAR Fire Balls burnt the
again sporting a new coat of
tation tournament at the At- Waves Barracks, Owl Hoots out- paint. Four Rhodes Bantams, two
mm mmBOB
lantic Beach course on Labor ) Df ) rolled the 3rd Crewmen, and Sunfish and a Rebel 16 will 'also
Day, finishing up in a tie for, A/C Maint. "B" dumped Com-
third in the Championship "A" FairJax "B" 4-0. The Untouch- see action.
SCHWARTZ quarterback last for Those interested in sailing,
Flight with a 229 total. His card year ables (minus Ness) outshot Ops
read 1503735. Lew Gifford, also Quantico's service football champions, has joined the Camp RBS 3-1, and Supply "A" took having past experience or not,are
in the 'A" Flight, copped seventh Lejeune, N.C. grid squad WES SANTEE former AAU their Grocer brethren, 31. invited to contact Lt. Charles
with a 229. track star and present holder of the world's record for the Uber at Ext. 8353, for further
There were no shut out scores
two-thirds mile the three-fourths mile and the Indoor Dirt information.Can .
Bill Koressel another
strong in the N.L., with three games
Track mile is at MCAS E1 Toro Calif. for Reserve training
local linkster, rang up 232 for breaking even two up. In the
fifth place in the Championship"B" Former All-Ohio left halfback Bill Klenner is a can- stalemate were Hospital and VP-

Flight, and Jerry Fo'/y.fcok: didate to make the Support Command grid team, Mann 30 "C", A/C Maint. "C" and the
heim JACK CLOUD, the Norfolkian who
a second in the "C" Champipn- Germany Pin Benders, and the Echoes and
ship with a 236. once romped with the Washington Redskins and the Green Road Runners. The rest of the
Remaining Navy scores, including Bay Packers, has been elevated to the junior varsity staffat scores read 3-1; Marines "B" you identify the following
the Naval Academy. Cloud was head coach of Navy's sporting terms?
four first places in the over the Scope Dopes, Supply"B"
150-team last After winning the shotput at the 1. Take-down
remaining flights, read as fol- year beat NARTU, Stingers won "
lows: Bill Barrow-241, Phil international military meet in Brussels, JAY SILVESTERset over the Pan Handlers, and the 2. "Tally Ho!
world record in the discus with a toss of 199 3. Pass gang
Hughes-242, Ray Kennedy-233, a new Paymasters defeated VP-30 "B".
% inches 6% better than his world 4. Fly oil
Tom Greenwood-252, A. R. Wool- feet 2 Inches previous
dridge, G. F. Ruscetta-254 and record. JIMMY CARAS, four-time world billiard champion IM Golf Confab 5. Hacking
George Talley-260. and member of Brunswick's Star Billiard Advisory Staff, (Answers to, Quiz)
is on tour with Armed .Forces Special Services, presenting Set September 7 '.Ia1ooqs

exhibitions on Okinawa. An intramural golf meetingwill atft jo sum sifl 3uppBU.[: 'u4\op
JuniorSeniorMedal HONOR WINNERS-JERRY BARBER, winner of the be held at the Athletic JJtrjddotp: (q XftBnsn 'jajooqs aq1sureJu

1961 PGA golf tournament, was named the Hickok profes- Director's office at 0930, September ja. Bd[ aAjsuapp B Xqjnoj
sional athlete for the month of July-Ft. Belvoir swept to 7. The deadline set for regis- 3pUW B jBqjaJisBq[ [ ui '$

TourneySet its second straight Second Army men's softball title with a tration is September 11. "un3uv 9nqA1vouu ssuq

3-2 victory over Valley Forge El Cajon, Calif., won the 10 XjJ IBpffJJJB; UB 9Ud333} JOJ

Little League World Series Title by downing Campo, Tex., ;;;- UJluud pajnup SUJBJUOO Avizuonnios \\
SundayA 4-2 BOB LANE Hawaii Marine third baseman, won the -' -ua' ;'nn pmbrj y *
1961 Hawaii Major Baseball League batting title with a &J3ptS( .iimo3 sscuoXq ;
Medal Golf
blistering .377. It marked the third consecutive season a ter 6 s pasn sj tpjqM p3 3ujnoj aifltifl
Tournament will be held at the Marine has won the crown P02 DONALD N. CLARKwon 9Y5 'a .g 4! '. y0 s3ldap: ; tuwj 8ujpi v '&

Station course on Sunday, Sep the Navy's Big Fish Roundup with a 327-lb catch. Clark, 'pag5ls uaaq csq xoj e sajBOjp;

tember 10.Individuals. stationed at NAS Corpus Christi Tex., caught a 10-foot 7 Y ,<:.. -uj IBU.J Xja; aupunq xoj V 'ZuMop33j5
will be given alternate -
inch hammerhead shark AF Col. RUSS SCHLEEN took ;

the 18 shots hole and tour.selective driveson first heat in the $35,000 Gold Cup Championship for unlimited ,'. f Yrr S B pauB3{ 6q aq 'B3JB JumS3.L\\
hydroplanes by piloting Miss Reno at 103.6 mph. Y aqj uIqnA9.18 J3nSaJA.I3ttJ3 jo
All club members regardlessof I
the sjupd 8ujjjoddns aqi aifqMos\
NRA TROPHIES Army sharpshooters captured
sex, are invited to register at Herrick, Infantry, Nevada and Roumanian trophies in the -uoo; sureS pus JBUI aqj o) ;uauoddo
the later than
golf shack not National Rifle and Pistol Championships at Camp Perry, ejq s3uiq uBjsajuoo; B JSAO

noon$1.00 Saturday. Entrance Prizes will fee be is Ohio The Farr Trophy, which is awarded to the winnerof "U3qA\. 3UJHS3JM. ajejSanoo UI'1

per person. the service rifle division, was won by Marine SSgt. OREND. --
awarded to the winners and Iur u s.lAYuIcs rouos
REID The Marine Corps Gold Team won the Rum-
runners-up in each flight. bold Trophy .Match in the high power phase of the 1961 f

NRA matches Army's Grey Team set a hot pace to win J
the Enlisted Men's Trophy Team Match.

| thy nast of the Ttmoo | WOMEN'S PISTOL CHAMP-Wave Lt. Ann L. Steen- wI

burgen, NAS Corpus Christi, Tex., won the women's na- p

OLD SELDOM SAVERS Camp tional Perry..45 caliber pistol championship match also held at 4 1w I \

SIGHJ WEEK The most dramatic
CAREFUL ; ... baseball story in years-if Maris or ,Mantle breaks Ruth's SEA WORTHY-A las with
ffOWTMEyBuy. record by the 154th game (the limit imposed by Commis- a nautical air. pretty Gigs
'. sioner Frick). The reason is the Yanks are playing their Siolz drifts along in a tiny

Gs. 153rd and 154th games in Baltimore which, of course, is the plastic, Fla boat She at seems'Cyprus Urmin-Gardens -

birthplace of the Babe and the city in which he got his .d to "learn the rop.t" with .*|TM...W mifllNKI* __ _
#9 start. regard to Mamazuhip and knots:


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! Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 7 September 1961

Civilian EmployeesPer PhysicalContinued

( from Page 1))

Diem Travel : dUties; and providing physical
fitness standards and programsfor

: reserves.
Expenses RaisedThe Specifically excluded from the

fitness will be those
t program
Travel Expense Act of
excepted for medical reasons and
1949 and the Administration Ex-
persons over 40 years of age.
Act of 1946 have been
The latter, however, will be encouraged -
amended by Public Law 87-J39
oYeanyaH.i+.9A'Y'rka' to participate on a vol-
to provide for maximum .,
a per + { lbCrX.r., ; untary basis.
diem rate of $16 for official travelin Male personnel may choose one

the continental United States item from e a c h of five test

by civilian employees. In addi- groups, except when limitationof

tion, the mileage rate for travel .. facilities makes it necessaryfor
'by privately-owned automobileand the administrator to select a

airplane have also been in particular item, to perform in
creased. passing the minimum physical

I The mileage rate was raised to t ; fi; o st.I achievement test. Failure to meet
I 10 cents for travel by private ; the norm in any of the groups
will be considered test failure
automobile or airplane when au-
and the individual will be required -
thorized or approved as more
to attend four hours of
advantageous to the governmentthan
vigorous exercise and develop-
other modes of transportation. .
z mental activities each week.
Test groups from which men
40 and below must select items
FROM PUBLIC WORKS, NOT MARS-No, the unusually clad figure on the front page is not include, group one (arm and
Retention PolicyFor some martian running rampant about the Station wielding some new-fangled weapon of attack.It shoulder strength), three pull
is E. L. Hall of Public Works Department's Paint Shop going about his work of sand-blasiing
sieamline trestles about the Station for, repainting. The specially designed helmet, which supplies ups or 14 push ups; group two,
All Service air to its wearer and protects him from the speeding particles, is rarely seen and we (abdominal and trunk strength),
thought our readers mgiht get a kick out of the gag appearance as we did. 22 sit ups; group three (explosive

Men Is RestatedSecretary power of legs), standing
of six feet four
broad Jump
Awards Presented To 14
of Defense Robert S. C/&E5efsNew/ I inches, triple broad jump of 18
McNamara has restated his posi- feet six Inches, or Jump reach of
tion on retention of personnelnow Hours For TestsThe At VAP-62 CeremonyFourteen 11 inches; group four (speed

on active duty with the Career Information and agility), a 300-yard shuttle run

military .services. Education Center, located top- Heavy Photographic Squadron 62 sailors were in 66 seconds, a 250 yard shuttlerun

Here is the Secretary's state- side in Building 955, recently presented awards at a personnel inspection held last Friday in 60 seconds; or 22 squat

,ment on retention in the service: announced a new change of by Comdr. John E. Cousins, squadron skipper. The presentation thrusts; and group five (cardio-

"Yes, the services will retain on time for testing military per- largest ever held simultaneously with a VAP-62 vascular endurance), a 600yardrun

active duty certain personnel that sonnel taking General Educa- personnel inspection, was said to be merely a symbol of in one minute and 59 secondsor

'previously were scheduled for tional Development and end what led the versatile photographic squadron to a grade of"outstanding" 27 squat jumps.
separation for various period of of-course tests. in the recent ADMAT Inspection held by The squat thrust and squat

I time. The new times, Monday Commander Fleet Air, Jacksonville. jump will be required the only if
lack of precludes use
"In some cases as short a periodas through Friday, from 0800 to Those receiving Good Conduct space
a Letter of Appreciation for his of, test Items involving running.
30-days and in other cases 60 1130k( will go into effect Sep- Medals were Max Akins, PH3; outstanding performance of dutyon
or 90 days. tember 11. The present timef William Gates, ATN3; Richard
recent detachment.Five .
I "The number of people and testing is conducted on Monday Cofsky, PR3; Lyle Alexander,, a Navy PlanningContinued

period of time depends upon the Tuesday and Thursday, PH2; Joel Lovett, AME2; Leo presented VAP-62 wings Third and Crewmenwere certi- ( from Page 1))
Clausen AMS2 and William
recuitment programs and the from 0830 to 1630. Busby, YN3. Busby was also pre- ficates designating them fullj I connaissance (LCSR); five sub-
draft programs. All of this is These new hour for con- I and
sented the "Sailor of the Month" qualified air crewmen in the marine repair berthing
being phased together to accom- ducting tests arc expected to 'award for the month of July. squadron's twin-jet A3D-2P messing barges (YRBM) ; and

plish the buildup objectives, and benefit the station; and tenant I' George York, ADJ1, received "Skywarriors. They are: David four large harbor tugs (YTB).

to do so in accordance with the commands by offering daily Hageman, ATR3; Paul Derby, Among the conversions are a

priorities I stated to Congress we testing. PH2; Donald Godfrey, ADJ2; communications relay ship anda

would follow, which prioritiesare 27 Bluejackets Harold Abbott, PH2; and Frank- missile range instrumentationship

these: lin Hudek, PH2. along with numerous des-
The head of a large mercantile
"We would obtain the strengthfor troyers and submarines.
company had died and his secretary A3D
the additional three services was notified that on Complete Destroyer and submarine con-

first from voluntary reenlistment; reading his will she had been versions are part of a programto

secondly from recruitment; third, named as one of his beneficiar- Course At O&R Up theLADDER modernize and rehabilitate
from involuntary selected ships built during World
the draft, and fourth, -
extensions of tours of ies."Oh, no," she said. "I thoughtall Certificates for completion of War II.The .

duty or call-up reserve and guard along he had one, but honest, training in A3D Aircraft Main- missile range ship will
personnel." it wasn't me'' tenance were presented to 27 sel- With Civilians be used in support of the Paci-

... ..... ected career enlisted personnel on fic Missile Range and the com-
y,.r;. 8: wvMSyK.0,0r.S% Y'r ;;{ : .n:+H: f7};'?,'?'Kttftt4 rf munications relay ship will be
y..v'f N''3' Thursday, August 31, by Capt. Industrial Relations Depart-
> i{{ 'rsy communi-
.. of supplying \
r: ,:'y.<:,: k MMMt.Mkh' i. :, r. Robert H. Fagan, Overhaul and ment announced on Monday the capable of the
cations in any sea area
:: Repair Officer. promotions of 12 civil service world.

I The ceremonies for the class, employees of NAS Jacksonville

which was the third group to between August 13 and 27.

complete this type of training Promoted at Overhaul and Re- Brig

here, took place at O&R Hangar pair Department were Doyle C. (Continued from Page 3))

101W. Carter, Apprentice Electronics tary subjects, on Friday and
Mechanic to Electronics Mechanic -
Those completing the 26-week Saturday nights. Television is
Walter C. Collins, Aissistant
training program were: Dean B. ; permitted for a short time each
Planner and Estimator, Aircraft
Dallas, ADI; H. F. Griffith, AD2; Mechanic, Motor to Planner and evening in a lounge area.

Billy Huddleston, ADI; DonaldB. Estimator, Aircraft Mechanic, The brig houses an average

Meyer, AD2; James D. Miller, Motor; Miltpn C. Forrest, Tool- number of about 70 confinees
AD2; William M. Orr, AD2; room Mechanic to Machinist, monthly. Some are kept for safe

George H. Stewart, ADI; CharlesL. Maintenance; Glendon E. Haw keeping, others serving their

Abbey, AE1; Robert J. Bates, kins, Douglas A. Houghton and sentences and others being trans-

AE1; H. L. Hines Jr., AE1; L. I. William C. Rhodes, all from Air- fered to the Disciplinary Bar-

Lorbeer, AEC; Gilbert McGauley, craft Mechanic, Motor to Aircraft racks, Portsmouth, N. H.

AE1; A. T. Shiller, AEC; P. Vac- Examiner; John R. McQuillan, Typist, GS-3 to Stock Control

caro, AE1; H. V. Howard, AME2; Assistant Production Controlman, Clerk, GS-4; John M. Sauer,

Kulman Judah, AMI; Melvin Robinson Aircraft Instrument Mechanic to Clerk-Typist, GS-3 to Procure-

DON'T BELIEVE YOUR EYES-With our apologies to all AMI; Bobby Staggs, AMS1; Operations Analyst, Aircraft As- ment Clerk, GS-4; and WillardG.
NAS Jax Commissary Store personnel we could not ,resist the Buddy N. Sullivan, AMH2; J. R. Sturms, Stock Control Clerk, j
and C. Ward
temptation to shoot the above shot which shows the almost Zimmerman, AMS2; R. C. Beaver, semblies; Hugh GS-4 to Stock Control Supervisor
perfect blending of their direction sign with the signboard behind AT2 Equipment Specialist, Aircraft
ATC Norman R. Busby H. GS-5.
; ; ,
11 to'present this unusual effect.We also admit that we helped
the effect a little by blocking out a part of the word "PEOPLE" C. Cole, ATC; Calvin W. Gets, Propulsion Systems, GS-7 to Aircraft Promoted in the miscellaneousgroup
which could be partially seen above their sign. We're sure that ATl; M. A. Kindred, ATC; EarlT. Examiner. was Susie S. Cleveland,
all Commissary personnel are Just as careful and accident con- J. Schultz, ATl; and Jack T. Supply' Department promoted Accounts Maintenance Clerk,
clous as anyone and also that they can see the humor in our
taking the picture. Swann, ATC. Frank R. Henderson, Clerk- GS-3 to same, GS4.I' .