Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 9, 1961
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
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Units Will Participate In Parade Nov. 12Units

from NAS Jacksonvillewill
participate in a parade Air Detachment, Naval Air I a 64-man marching unit from NS Mayport. parades cannot be held in Jax
honoring veterans at Jackson- Technical Training Unit, U. S. the 679th. A bugler for the occasion The parade is an annual event, on Sunday.

ville Beach on Sunday, November Naval Reserve Training Center, will be provided by the usually held in downtown Jack Many high school bands and
12. the Air Force 679th AC&W, NAS Marine Barracks. sonville, however, this year's marching units will also be on
Squadron, and the Florida Na- Other service units scheduledto scheduled football game on Nov.
The Massed Colors of the official hand to add to the festivities,
tional Guard. participate in the parade include ember 11 at the Gator Bowl con-
Color Guard will consistof The NATTU Drill Team will the USS Saratoga Band flicts with the event and it had along with units from several

personnel from the Marine also march in the parade as will and a marching detachment fromIJfiiehJwwwk to be moved,to Jax Beach since veterans organizations.:

Established In 1775Marines


Vol. 19 No. 32 U. S. NAS Jacksonville. Fla. 9 November 1961

Marines stationed here, at NAS Jax will join with
Leathernecks all over the world in celebrating the 186th
anniversary of the founding of the United States Marine

Corps today, Thursday, November 9, and tomorrow, Novem- I
ber 10.
Three separate "Birthday Ball"

celebrations, one for officers tonight -
Best WishesExtended at the NAS Officers Club
and two tomorrow night, one for
0 : : staff non-commissioned officers

By and one for sergeants and below,
will be held in commemorationof

I Station COOn the Corps' founding at Tun
{ Tavern in Philadelphia, Pa., on

the occasion of the 186th November 10, 1775.
anniversary of the foundingof The Officer's Ball will kick-off

the United States Marine festivities tonight, beginning at

qt Corps on November 10, CAPT 1900 with a cocktail hour. At
James R. Compton, NAS com- 2015 Colonel Frank R. PorterJr.
o manding officer, has sent the ., commanding officer of the
following congratulatory let- Marine Air Reserve Training De-

N ter to the commanding 6m- tachment, will read the Com-
''' j 49riy cers of the Marine Air Re- mandant of the Marine Corps'

serve Training Detachment, birthday message to 'those assembled -
Marine Barracks and Marine and then perform the
Aviation Detachment here at traditional cake cutting cere-
NAS Jax: mony. Dinner will follow in the
St. John's Room at 2045.
nm..mmm. "On behalf of the officers Distinguished guests at the Of-
CLANGING OF THE VICTORY BELL RADM Joseph M. Carton Commander Fleet Air I and men of the Naval Air Station ficer's Ball will include Florida
Jacksonville and Commander Naval Air Bases Sixth Naval District, proudly proclaims Jackson- '
I ville Navy's success in the 1962 Community Chest-United Fund Drive as he rings the victory bell congratulations and best Congressman Richard E. Bennett -
during last Friday's GC-UF luncheon. Military and civilian personnel of 16 separate Navy activities wishes are extended to the officers ; VADM Robert B. Pirie, De-
in the area have contributed $115,735 to date for a whopping 115.3% of the Navy's quota. The men and families of the puty CNO for Air; RADM PaulD.
drive is scheduled to end this week. United States Marine Corps Stroop, Chief of the Bureauof

upon the occasion of your Naval Weapons; and RADM

CC-UF Donations At 186th anniversary; one hun- Joseph M. Carson, ComFairJaxand
RBS Unit SetsA dred eighty-six years steepedin ComNabSix.The .

tradition, deeds, and dedication ComFairJax Band will

to country. provide dance music for the occasion

New RecordOf $115,735For/ 115.3 ci'o "The close association between from 2100 to 0100.,
Staff NCO's, their wives and
Marine Corps and Navy
Contributions by Jacksonville Navy military and civil- personnel throughout theCorps' guests, will hold their anniver-
666 RunsDuring ian personnel to Duval County's 1962 Community Chest- 186-year history has sary festivities at the RiversideWomen's

United Fund drive keep going higher and higher as the cam- been most cooperative and Club, 861 RiversideAve.
paign draws to a close. As of Wednesday morning contribu- harmonious. The many heroic ., on Friday, beginning at
October the NAS Jax tions from Navy units in the area reached $115,735 or 115.3% deeds in the defense of our 1815 with a buffet and social

Radar Bomb Scoring Unit set of the amount asked by the CC-UF. country, steadfastness in main- hour. Col. Porter will also per
The final figure still form the cake cutting ceremonyfor
may I taining the Corps' traditionsand
an all time record of runs scored. senior NCO's at 2015,
higher as additional contributionskeep I front was the "over the top" unwavering "esprit de the
With aircraft still on the rangeon the first slice of the
trickling in from units who I signal sounded by the, NAS Jax corps" are unique among the presenting
October 31, 666 runs had already have until this week to make command and the 15 units allied world's military organizations.This birthday cake to Master Ser

been recorded, representing their reports. with it during the drive. Largest flexible and formidable geant Jerome Greco, MARTDline
a 28% increase over the The big news on the home of the individual commands fighting force, so closely allied chief, who is the oldest active -

previous high of 533 set in Marchof involved, NAS Jax and its allied with the Navy, makes us duty Marine here at NAS

this year.Although units set out to meet a quota proud of our common bonds. Jax.Music
Sub Skipjack Has that was about 40% of the entire I feel particularly close to the for dancing will be pro-
many people aboard quota asked of the Navy, Marine Corps since my tour of vided by the Charlie Gum Orchestra
the Station not of the
are aware
and came through with a resounding duty as commanding officer of from 2100 to 0100.
Units existance, it is very activeat Invited All Navy Inn here at
success to account for the USS Thetis Bay, whichwas The Bluejackets
its radar site the north-
on over $41,100 of the total, or manned by Marine air NAS will be the site of anni-
west side of the landing field. Persons To VisitThe 101% of its quota. and ground forces who first versary activities for Marine

The RBS Unit scores stimu- developed, proved and em- sergeants and below on Friday,
USS Skipjack (SSN 585)), The $115,735 in contributionsfrom buffet
beginning at 1900 with a
lated bombing runs made by ployed the concept of 'Tac-
one of the U. S. Navy's newestnuclearpowered military and civilian per-
at 0100.
both the Navy's heavy attack tical Air Envelopment'"During and
submarines will sonnel of Navy activities in the
bomber, the A3D, and the AirForce's Lieutenant Colonel Duane
be at Mayport Naval Station on area was the largest single con- your several local officer of
SAC aircraft against selected Fultz, commanding
An invitation has date in the CC-UF
Saturday. tirbution to
strategic targets in the celebrations in observance of the NAS Marine Barracks, will
been extended to naval personnel history.As .
Jacksonville area. Work with the the occasion, a salute Is ex- perform the cake cutting ceremony
and their families to
Navy's newest bomber, the A3J the Skipjack during the hoursof of Wednesday, 14 of the 16( tended to the elite United there at 2015, with the
Vigilante, is scheduled to begin separate Navy activities reachedor first piece of their cake going to
1300-1700 on Saturday.This States Marine Corps, our na
within the next few weeks. Marine Private JohnS.
A 17 year-old
exceeded their quotas. com-
will provide a tion's first line of 'offense
the youngest
The Unit, with LCDR R. L. opportunity for naval personnelto plete rundown of contributionsby and their wonderful tradi Howard stationed'who is here at NAS.
Hall in charge, is a branch of become better acquaintedwith participating units, with per- Band will
the Flight Support Division, the nuclear sub and its centages available., will be published when tions. provide The ComFairJax music for dancing.NAS .

Operations Department. crew.

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Page 2 JAX AIR NEWS 9 November 1961

I Credit Protection

Jt1 If Ya' I Civil Relief .Act Gives

NAJ, JaeksoawKle Ask Us
CAPT J. R. Compton Commanding Officer Credit Aid
COR Witter J. Schub Executive Officer Servicemen
feet Air lack onvI8., NAB AND Statistics over the years

RADM Joseph M. Canon CommanderCAPT show that thousands of Americans I (Editors Note: The following article is the first in a
CAPT Vincent of Staff, Fairfax of the benefits
Casey their I series which will outline some many afforded -
CAPT C. L Moore, Jr. Chief of Staff, NAB Six fail to exercise I all military personnel under the provisions of the
ft... Air WIng EJ.v n right to vote on various na-
Civil Relief Act of 1940.)
CAPT Renfro Turner, Jr. CommanderNaval Soldiers and Sailors
CAPT Andrew H. Cowert Chief Staff Officer tional and local elective of- Many Navy and other service personnel were earningmore

Air Technical, framing Unit fices and referendums, yet it money before they enlisted or were called to active

COR CAPT Eugene Hartael F.D.V.rdery Allen Commanding Executive Officer Officer appears that the nonvotersare duty than they are now in that capacity.And .
Naval' Hospital the first to protest about in this age of quick service loans, easy credit and
CAPT R. O. Canada Commanding Officer tempting products, some are finding themselves in the em-
CAPT Stephen H. Tolins Executive Officer persons elected or matters able
barassing position of not being to keep up payments on
Naval Air Reserve Training UnIt adopted as a result of votes debts accumulated while still a civilian.
CAPT Ralph E. Elliott, Jr. Commanding Officer
COR William M. Miller Executive Officer cast. In view of this apparentlack When the debts were incurred interests when they return to

Printed commercially with non-epproprlate. funds In Jacksonville Florida at of interest do you feel their salary was probably suffi- civilian life.Benefits .

HO expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July that all persons of legal vot- cient to pay them off. But now under the Relief Act
ma. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air
Jacksonville, Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical' Training Unit, Fleet Air Wtng ing age should be required by their present service pay may are not automatic. If a service
11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U.S. Naval Hospital.CDR law to vote? not be enough to keep up pay- person finds that some provisionor
Alex N. Mclnnls Jr. Service Information Officer 10 ments and still provide the basic: provisions of the Act will
Andrew H. Plsney ____________ Assistant Service Information Officer "No not and their help
Under needs for themselves them keep their credit
News Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb; Staff-Mae Spencer JOl; Sandy Martinson, upstanding -
JOSN, Ralph Bailey, SN. Photographer, Joy Moreau, PH2. a Demo dependents. they should contact either
Member of North Florida Industrial Editors Association and Southern end International cratic form of Congress, some years ago, the legal assistance officer of
Councils of Industrial
Editors. .
The Jax Air News la a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material government.Voting is a privilege realizing that many could find their service or a civilian at-
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit la gl.,.". Photographs 4 themselves in that predicament, torney. Only a qualified personcan
unless otherwise credited, are official I U.S. Navy Photographs. and a with reservists being called to ascertain whether the pro-
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building.! Phone basic freedom active duty beginning in September visions in. the Act apply to each
extensions 6164, 656, 272 or 216.VeteransDayPledge. of this courtry<> r r''
1940, decided to give
try. Making it
I interest of
servicemen, in the
national defense, a safeguard in
of these situations. It approved -
Garner some
the concept of Trailer RateRegulation
the Soldiers' and Sailors'
freedom. It would make this
Civil Relief Act on October 17,

Our Nation Is United Voting country more should like be a dictatorship.completely 1940. Is

voluntary," Donald Garner, The Act protects all service

A02, NAMTD. personnel in civil matters, but Still In MillIt
in of criminal
This November 11 is a Veterans Day that will find men : : ; "People that not areas prose-
IJ cution. It is but one of a seriesof
who have served their country well once again wearing its x '} are making a Federal laws pertaining to has been reported that the

uniform in response to the call of crisis. It is a day when, '': ,4v.,: living in should this military service that is found in trailer allowance increase regu-
looking back to honor Americans who served in all our : the the Appendix to Volume 50 of lations have been drawn by the
accept responsibility
Y ": the United States Code ((50 U. S. Defense Department and for-
wars, we face a greater peril than ever confronted them. .., 'ti of
:,.; C. App. Sees. 501-590). t warded to the several servicesfor .
But we do face it-the threat of Communist imperialismto voting and coordination and comment.
:,". serving Even though titled "Soldiers'and
the free world that looks to us for leadership is a naked, '(.f.," #, ; on a Relief Act" it There has been no definite information -
jury. If people Sailors' Civil ,
d how long it
ugly fact. Americans know weakness is fatal. They know the won't vote voluntarily covers personnel in all the military might take as to to get the service

peace of the world-the very future of the world, perhaps- "" \ it service. comments back and then the

depends on our strength.And Howell should be The Relief Act does not free final draft of the necessary

made mandatory but of course, from their obligations; change to the Joint Travel Re-
we are that and of persons
every one us they should do it of their own
however it suspends the rightof written.
making up the bastion of defensive power that is the only free will." William M. Howell, creditors, to use legal measuresto During the meantime, it is said

sure deterrent to the ambitions of international thugs. It is YNl, VS741.: compel payment of debts, for: that the new rates will not become -

a responsibility to be proud of and one never to forget. "No, I don'tfeel certainly i the time being, if a court finds I I effective until the JTR

that failure to is due to is published. This is cer-
pay change
For to remember it is the finest tribute servicemen and that voting f' the
military service. tain, officials said, because
women can pay to those-the living and the dead who should be required '.'". which set the new rates did
Debts must still paid, even-
have gone before us and whose voice has come down to us It is a by citizen's law. t:, : tually. The Act merely gives the not repeal the existing law.

through time, saying: "Be yours the torch to hold it high!" duty to vote. z i service person time, in some Therefore, it was explained, the
their tour of old rates are in force until the
cases as long as
We give them our answer in the clear, poignant notesof It would seem
L military duty, to protect their new ones are published.
to that if it
Taps to be sounded by the bugler at 1100 on Veterans
was compulIL !4 _.a
Day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. No sacrifice is sory a fair AIo.f. ,'I.._ -

too great, no hardship or separation too bitter, for us to-'keep opinion of the Ippolito

faith with them. desires of the people would not

be obtained." N. ppolito, BMC,
Brig Counselor.

"No, I am
not in favor of

a law like that. !

Veterans Day Voting is one 4 ....M'n
>5"r } of the basic

liberties of this
m w* v' A *ix Ty\ v 4 __
.. country. In a 5- S
Com m unistic
country peoplecan ,'' at'K .

only express ..

their disComerford ..
}. }<
W> WVWtt :
likes by voting ::: .'\;, ;:::1' :'
against the slate of officials and I k' >' .
have no choice. People should be

encouraged to vote but I am

very much ,against laws ,being
passed telling them what to do

in this respect. People should S.i 5- ::.;. .
YN examine the qualifications of

candidates and then vote for

their choice. LT G. A. Comer-

ford, VP-741. : ; ,...,.......w.e.k.:. ..
"WILL IT HURT, DOC?"-Ivison B. Pierton, AO3, (right),
a student at NATTU'i Aviation Ordnanceman Class "A" School
One Tar says that after read- gets his annual influenza
vaccination at the NATTU Dispensary
NOVEMBER 11 1961 ing all the articles about cancer from the "hypodermic injection apparatus" which looks more
end smoking he has arrived atone like a "Buck Rogers' space gun than the old style needle. All
conclusion: Mice should definitely Naval personnel are being administered the vaccine. The new
apparatus speeds the process, administering 800 painless innocula-
not smoke.
ions an hour.

I : "

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9 November 1961 JAX AIR NEWS Page

; Seven O&R EmployeesGet

$1,156 In Awards

A grand total of $1,156 in the form of seven awards

went to seven Civil Service employees at the NAS Over-

:.,. haul and Repair Department _on Friday, November 3.

CAPT Robert H. Fagan, O&R her award.

Officer, presented Sustained Su-
> perior Performance awards to Farwell, assistant production

r : I t Raymond C. Scott, Earl G. Eck- controlman in Dispatch Division,

: -i ford and Juanita B. Mowbray; received $300 for services rend

____ and Superior Achievement ered in the Jet Engine Stand

Awards to Walter H. Farwell, I Modification Program. His award

read, "Largely through his efforts
Martin V. Magee, Joseph P.
t' 4 the 18 jet engine test
Plumley and Norman P. Rogers ,
I during informal ceremonies there. stands were modified to acco-
L : :kP modate later and larger modelsof
Scott, a metalsmith in the
'fI' engines, thus increasing the
Assembly Division, was awarded
\ usefulness of the Department in
for his
$150 exceptional performance Naval Fleet operations."

record in various types of ---
$1.156 FOR PERFORMANCE AND ACHIEVEMENT Six O&R Robert proudly display work assigned. The award read, Magee, a leadingman painterin
their cash award checks which last week by CAPT H. O&R
they were presented Fagan the Process Division
in that "His work in the ,
Officer (center), for their Sustained Superior Performance and Superior Achievement. Receiving part, was
awards were (left to right). Earl G. Eckford. Walter H. Farwell Juanita B. Mowbray Martin V. repair of crash damaged helicopters awarded $150 for his accomplishment -

Magee, Joseph P. Plumley and Raymond C. Scott. Scott Eckford and Mowbray each received however, is especially out- in overcoming serious obstacles
Sustained Superior Performance awards with Farwell Magee and Plumley gelling Superior Achievement standing. In addition, he is con- and achieving production
awards. Also winning a Superior Achievement award was Norman P. Rogers who was goals beyond those
not present for the photo. sistently assigned to the instal- expected by .
lation of driveshaft brackets in his superiors. "As a leadingman

HSS and HUS helicopters, as he i in Shop 3144, he was responsible

Adopted Benny Suggs Bring is able to complete the installa- I for a measurable contributionto

tion in considerably less time attainment of workload
rrThurlday. than is required by other metal- schedules," stated the award.

$1,190 Cash Awards To 37 smiths." : During the same period, he assumed -

Eckford, a planner and estimator and creditably dischargedthe
with Production Planning duties of Quarterman in

Nov. 9 Beneficial Suggestion Awards totalling $1,199 were presented i Group, received $150 for his,out- addition to his own duties.
to 37 NAS Jax Civil Service employees last week for
I standing contribution from
Mainside-The Pit and The April Plumley, a metalsmith, in As-
Pendulum, 1900 only.NATTUnitLad suggestions adopted in October. Thirty-three were from 1960 through June 1961. As sembly Division, was awarded
Overhaul and and four from the Public
Repair Department
A Dog, 1900 I manufacturing planner on a $200 for his extremely high levelof
Works Department.- modification program of 18 Space performance in the prototype
only. C. Jr. O&R, received -
Clyde Murphy I
Hospital SOS Pacific, 1900 check from CAPT went to Joseph P. Plumley; Corporation portable jet enginetest installation of Change 84 in the
only. Joseph A. Cross and Robert L. stands, Eckford was made HSS-1 helicopter. His award
H. O&R Officer
Robert Fagan, ,
Friday. Nov. 10 for his suggested installation ofa Torres; Robert A. Huskey; Ward' responsible for coordinating the read, "In addition, Plumley
F. Flick and Orin B. Jessup; and program of design, manufactureand made tools and templates which
1900 for the manual
Mainside At Gunpoint, safety stop
Robert E. Lee and Preston W. procurement, bringing it to cut the time required to make
only. control valve on HOK, IlUK and
Dew. a successful conclusion. "With- the change from 369 hours to
NATTUnit-The Pit and The H-43A helicopters. His suggested
CAPT James A. Bentley, Public -I out the outstanding work con- less than 200 hours per aircraft."
Pendulum, 1900 only. modification prevents failure of
Works Officer, presented tributed by Eckford, the required -
Rogers, inspector in
an Quality
Hospital-Lad, A Dog.. 1900 the clutch manual control valve
Beneficial Suggestion awards to completion date on this
Control Group, received $100 for
only. which would result in the loss of
oil leaving the aircraft Ralph E. Perkins, $20; Helen H. I project could not have been his initiative and versatility,
hydraulic ,
Saturday Nov. 11Mainside "
met stated the citation.
without to the rotor Roberts, Henry G. Breitmoserand plus his realistic approach to
-Wild in the Coun-I blades. power Frank H. James, $15 each.Classified Mrs. Mowbray, clerk-steno-I difficult problems, with little i or'

try, 1900 only.NATTUnitAt. grapher with Materials Engineering I
Another outstanding suggestion no supervision, enabling him to
Gunpoint, 1400 I which netted $150 for Robert L. Division, received a $100 ,. maintain a quality of work far

and 1900.HospitalThe. of installing I' award in recognition of her efficient I exceeding normal expectancy.
Wagner, O&R, was that -
Pit and The! a reinforcement to a performance of duty from "His versatility is such that he
Pendulum, 1900 only. : March 1 through September 1, be
I structural member in the for- may assigned duty as acting
Sunday, Nov. 12 FOR SALE 1961. During this period, althoughthe supervisor or he may work the
ward of the A3D landing
part Sale or Rent-Cedar Hills, 4 bdrm, 2
Mainside Honeymoon Ma- gear area, whether the memberwas bath, R. C. Smith, AM 8.6012 after 1630. Division had a personnel increase line, should an emergency occur -

chine, 1400, and 1900. cracked or not, to eliminate Riverfront Home-tep. guest hie., 3 of 100 percent, with a cor- ," read his citation.

NATTUnit-Wild in the Coun- future failure in that area. bdrm, 2 bath, fireplaces, 500' dock; responding increase in work-
CO 46646. load, she 'was able to accomplishher
try, 1400 and 1900.
Also receiving a suggestion Cedar Hilli-? bdrm, 2 bath, $97.60per
Hospital At Gunpoint, 1900 award of $110 was Robert H. mo.; IT. Sneed, EX 520. normal work and completethe NATTU Honormen
extra workload caused by
only. Roberts, O&R, for "Re-use of FOR RENT
Monday, Nov. 13 Seal 2167A" which is a changein Unfurn. rm. house; L. B. Kotchak, the increase. "In addition, she R. D. Sanderup, AA AOA)
CO 46253. has met unusual demands of
Mainside-Parrish, 1900 only. procurement procedures for ,. Apt. Furn.-4 rmt & bath, gar., $70; higher level performance on her School-84.66.
NATTUnit-Honeymoon Ma- replacing the seal in HR2S heli- "Mr. Clark, EV 7.1950. '
own initiative with outstanding Pfc.. G. R. Dorey, AEA)
chine, 1900 only. copter clutches by purchasingand Furn.-3 rmt, prl. bath & gar., $60 "
Hospital-Wild in the Country, renewing only the rubber per mo.; Ella R. Cay, EV 44328. quality and uniformity, read School-92.58.

1900 only. "O" ring instead of the whole 1
Tuesday Nov. 14 seal assembly. J-i
CAPT Fagan also presented
Mainside-Portrait in Black,
Beneficial Suggestion Awards to
1900 only.
Joseph B. Hand, $25; John W.
NATTUnit-Parrish, 1900 only.
Baird Jr., $30; Stephen Probst,
Hospital Honeymoon Mathine -
$15; Robert E. Boyer, $25; Thel-, r.f
1900 only.Wednesday.
ma I. Conner, 50; and Joyce J.
Nov. 15 Mathis, $15. '

Mainside Goodbye Again, Still more awards at O&R wentto

1900 only. Folsom W. Linch and Van

NATTUnit-Portrait in Black, Reynolds, $60; James T. Camp-

1900 only. bell, Randall B. Drawdy and Albert -

Hospital-Parrish, 1900 only. Coleman, $140; Ralph A.

Norton and Clyde H. Manning,

$80; Martha E. Race and WilliamT.

Neds, $15; Larry A. McDonaldand

I Rhymasa of the Timor Eugene K. Kelsoe, $30; John

O. Brooks and James J. Ihler,
pEOVLE ... $50; Ralph Goodwin and Ihler, S
USUALLY == ., F- $15 and Robert G. Moore and

,...ftAVE ')Ou ..IJ Oswald D: Hale, two awards, one
ALONE for $60 and one for $55.

IF >ou PONT Letters of Appreciation at O&R
LOOK l::

IOPJCKA 9ONE.AgmM'H r: Some aircraft carriers can catapult HELICOPTER DOLLY BRINGS $140 CAPT Robert H. Fagan. O&R Officer (second from
four Douglas Skyrays right), examines the dolly constructed as a result of the joint suggestions of (left to righ) Randall
from a standstill to 150 mph in B. Drawdy. Albert Coleman and James T. Campbell for use in moving HTL and HUL helicopters
about while undergoing overhaul and repair or for other purposes without damaging its skids and
less than three seconds. with a minimum of labor.



Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS 9 November 1961

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Buildup Can Continue '. 29 SelectedAs

Under Present BudgetSecretary 4 k A1; E-8, E9At

of Defense Robert S. McNamara Has revealed

that the progress of the accelerated defense buildup makesit NATTUnitAs

unnecessary to use the additional funds appropriated by "

Congress above the total requested by the Administration.The .
a result of the August 1961
decision to continue the _
examinations the
after a review with full participation Naval :Air
present program was made by of the civilian and military ir".1 .. 4. Technical Training Unit has reported -
Secretary McNamara with the that 29 chief
leaders of petty officers
the Defense Depart-
approval of President Kennedyafter ment." there will don E-8 and E-9
"an extensive review."
stars effective December 16, pro-
The Congress voted $514.5 mil- vided they are qualified in all

lion for additional long-range Station Traffic respects.

bombers, $180 million more for

the B-70 and $85.8 million addi- Violation Record Twenty-five will be prompted
to E-8 rank
and 'four to E-9.
tional for the DynaSoar.In .

making the announcement, Fifty-eight drivers appeared ?. Receiving the E-9 promotionswill

the secretary said: "The decisionto before the Station Traffic be S. W. Danielson, E. L.

continue our present programwas Hearing Board for traffic vio- McElroy and H. C. Quade, all

made after a most thorough lations for the week ending to AECM, and J. E. Gearity to

review of all aspects of the mat- November 3. Listed below is AQCM.To .

ter. The clear conclusion of this a tally of violations for this be promoted to E-8 rank

latest analysis was that the week, this year, and same s are A. M. Blevins, G. W. Brant-

progress of the Administration's period last.year; also, the HOSPITAL ENTERTAINMENT-Among the many bits of ley, C. R. Clark, G. R. Daniels,

. accelerated defense buildup i number of days that have entertainment planned for patients of the Naval Hospital by the L. E. Demarco, F. Fuenther R. .
makes the use of passed since the last motor Red Cross is the appearance monthly of the Kay Ryan Trio. Hutchinson E.
vehicle accident-in-injury: Here Ricky Lair son, AN. a transient patient, requests a numberof J. B. Janes, H. G.
additional funds appropriated. Kay during a benefit performance held last Monday. Kay Jeffrey, H. N. Peek, B. L. Poteat,

Continuing, he said, "the build- NUMBER OF ACCIDENTSThis who is a Navy wife, has been appearing in benefit performancesfor P. J. Rogers, C. A. Rogers, H. C.

up of our bomber and missile week .. ..... ... .... .8 about a year at the Hospital and has donated much of hergroup's Shumpert and O. W. Yunker, all
time for the benefit of various projects, including the
forces, which was recommendedby This year through Oct. 198 I Community Chest-United Fund Drive. to AECS.

the President and approvedby Same period through --
Also, G. D.
the Congress, will give the October 1960 ..225 Carapellotii, J. W
Heald and H. S. Jones, each to
Film Is
nation a nuclear capability sev- NUMBER OF VIOLATIONSThis Safety ADM Ricketts AQCS; G. L. Fallin and E. L.

eral times that of the Soviet week ...... .,?. .70 White to AOCS; H. E. McQuaig

Union. Reckless Driving 2Speeding Scheduled For to ABECS; J. G. Pruitt to AT-

"The decision to continue to I ...:. .. 9 Assumes Duty CS; O. J. Jones to MACS; R. F.

pursue this program was reached: Running Stop Sign. 4 November 2021The Rickett to PNCS; and K. D. Tealto

Others ......' ...,... .....,. .55 I MMCS.
CDR MunnsIs This year through Oct.".. Traffic Safety Film,

............ .. ..1,606 "Nightmare For the Bold," has
Same period through been scheduled for showing Claude V, Ricketts became -

New CO October, 1960 ...,,,..... 1,498 twice daily at the NAS Theater, Vice Chief of Naval Oper- FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION

NUMBER OF DAYS Bldg. 612, Just prior to the ations Qn November 1 upon the I
Thanksgiving liberty and leave termination of more than three
Of ACCIDENT- period. years in that post by ADM

INJURY _...._........._.-.. 11 James S. Russell. The next regular meeting of
The "Valions" of Attack Showings will be at 0900 and Branch 126, Fleet Reserve 'Association
Thirteen drivers lost their Following the change of com- -
Squadron 15 got' a new com- 1330 on Monday, November 20, has been set for Nov-
and mand of the
driving parking privileges ceremony, Secretary
manding officer 0 n Monday and Tuesday, November 21. ember 16, with invitations
aboard the Station for periods Navy John B. Connally Jr.,
when CDR David L. Munns assumed Department Heads are urgedto attend extended by President
ranging from one week to awarded the Distinguished Service -
that duty, relieving CDR insure that all military per- Walter Johnson to all interestedin
three months. Four other drivers Medal to ADM Russell, "For
Ted Lee Farrell, who had held sonnel have an opportunity to the FRA.A .
appeared before the U.S. exceptionally meritorious service -
the position for the past year. see this safety film. Tenant activities -
Commissioner and were put on to the government of the Branch Board of Directors
CDR Munns, a Naval Academy fleet units and civilian I
federal probation for periods I United States in a duty of great meeting has been called for 1930,
graduate, comes to the Jax- employees are invited and encouraged -
ranging from six months to responsibility as Vice Chief of Friday, November 10, at the
based Carrier Attack Group to participate in the
one year. Naval Operations from July 1958 Meeting Hall in Yukon.
squadron from Corps presentation. "
Schools, Quantico, Va., where he Driving privileges aboard to November 1961. The annual turkey shoot held
attended the Senior Course. the Station can be protected ---- Continuing, in part' the accompanying by the Branch is scheduled for
A hypochondriac on vacation citation lauded ADM
through the demonstration of
Commanding officer of Attack November 18, with contestantsset
sent his psychiatrist a card say- Russell for "Exercising admin
Squadron 42 at Oceana, Va., a a little care and safety con- to commence firing at 0900
ing "Am having a wonderful istrative, planning, and operational
component of Cecil Field's Car at 6670 103rd St., one mile west
time. Why? ability of the highest caliber
rier Air Group Four, will be of Blanding Blvd.
," and being "eminently :successful
Farrell's duty assign-
CDR new "I'
in carrying out an extremely Special announcements for the
ment. [ difficult and exacting week by President Johnson includes -

: : assignment." a "welcomed aboard" for

-r -I ADM Russell will du Patrol Squadron Seven
assume ; a "happy -
FAETULant Lists ties as Commander in Chief, Allied birthday" to Jax-based Marines -

Forces Southern on their 186th
Europe, anniversary,
Noontime Movies with headquarters at Naples. and a reminder to all "to fly the

colors on November 11" for those

NovemberThe men and women who have given

During Servicemen Get the ultimate for their country-
z their lives.
FAETULant DetachmentTwo

Film Library has announced ) Cut-Rale Prices For additional information call

the list of films which it will Johnson at EV 4-6635 or NAS

show on Tuesday and Thursdaysfrom Ext. 8472 or C. L. Weber at EV

1130 to 1230 during Now- For Ice SkatingArrangements 9-6139 or Ext. 8547.

ember. All Station personnel, % t \ *
have been made
both military and civilian, are
with the Jacksonville Coliseumfor
invited to watch the films which

will be shown in Room 108, H Navy personnel to obtain Test In TypingPerformance
reduced rates for public ice
Bldg. 168.Films _
The admission
skating. regular
scheduled to be shown SetA
of 75c for two-hour
a ses
November 14 are "I&E Sports-
sion will be reduced to 35c special
reel" and "The Annapolis -jF i typewriting performance -
merely on showing an I.D. card test will be admin-
Story"; on November 16 it will
be "I&E Sportsreel" and "The .J.1 k or by being in uniform. istered at the CI&E Center,

Fate of Europe"; November 21, SKAG DRAGGER-VP-30's newest ,"skag dragger.. LT The reduced price will also be Bldg. 955, at 1400 on Novem-

"I&E Sportsreel" and "Jet Carrier" J. E. Voorhees (left). looks back apprehensively at his squadron granted dates of service per ber 13.All .
commander. CDR T. R. McClellan. who Jokingly prepares to
; November 23, "I&E Sports- apply "the board" while he adds his name to the club's honor personnel desiring to
reel" and "Target Suribachi"; roll. To gain admission to the club a pilot must scrape the tail Skating sessions are normallyheld take this test are directed to

November 28, "I&E Sportsreel"and bumper or tail skag on the runway while effecting a landing ina from 1530 to 2230 daily notify the Center by calling

"The Road to Mandalay"; P2V aircraft. Although the skag was designed specificallyfor except on Thursday or when Ext. 618 before 1600, November -
that purpose dragging It has been used by P2V'pilots as a
some special event is taking I
November 30, "I&E Sports- 12.
and source of ribbing for tears. Upon completion of training with
reel' and "Suicide for Glory." VP-30. LT Voorhees will report to VP-7 for duty. place in the Coliseum.

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9 NoyemJbor 1961 JAX AIR NEWS .'5JAXAIR

II NEWS SPORTS I I Ties Dominate 1M Football' I

I Three-Way Tie Looms in HL,

Leaders In Keg I VA-44 Breaks Tie In AL

NARTU and the Marine Barracks both won their games

last week at the Station touch football stadium, leaving

Play Continue _C .r > room for a possible three-way tie in the National League,

including the Air Force 679th. The Naval Air 'Reservists

thumped VP-30, 12-0, after a hard fought battle, and the

Their Marines flooded VP-17 with runs and passes to win 18-0.
_00 The Air Force 679th, was slatedto

run up against tough NARTUlast
The three league leading keg- Kennedy Tuesday, November 7, but

ling results were unavailable at press
squads are walking a tight
rope in Mainside intramural NAS Golf ClubChampionship time. An Air Force win could

bowling competition, in an attempt create a three-way tie in the

to stave off the hordes of N.L., with only two games a-

would-be champions.In piece left to be played on the

spite of their 4-0 loss to the 'Ray Kennedy of Overhaul and schedule.In .

seventh place Yellow Jackets, Repair walked off the Station the remaining games in

Spades Aces continued to dominate course's eighteenth green last that circuit, FAETU stymied VA-

the Mainside intramural Sunday as the new Club Champion 35, 20-12, and VP-18 moved upa

American League, with a 31-9 \rh after defeating Earl Pearson notch with a 1-0 decision over
ij %
record. Those Molorolas are in with a two over par 74, in the Operations.Over .

hot pursuit in second place with final round of the Club Champ- in the American, VA-44

26-10, and the Sky Warriors hold ionship Tournament. In preceding personally broke their league

third with 27-13. Adding to fairway duels, Kennedy defeated leading tie with Aircraft Main-

Spades Aces headaches are two Hans lfanzler and Bill Barrow. tenance by shutting the A/C's

teams tied out 6-0, giving the Hornets a 5-1
for fourth, Operations "Fcq.j? Bill Scarbrough of OperationsAW
AUW and the Electrons with Y(4i.HOMEWARD Shop did not defend his slate. Administration slumped

24-12. BOUND-J. A. Morgan of VP-30 liberates'two of 1960 crown. from third place to fourth aftera

The Fire Balls continued to his racing pigeons to fly home io their loft in Jacksonville. Winners of the first four flights 24-18 loss at the hands of VA-
hold Morgan has entered his birds in 500 mile races, since his arrival respectively were John Johnsonover 35. In the final game of that
a slim lead in the Contin-
here last .
ental circuit with 24-8, followed year.Local Don Howard 4 and 2, Leo league, VA176 grabbed a safety

closely by the Hornets, who have Eubanks over George Taylor one win over Hospital, 2-0.

moved up to a threatening sec- i Man Practices An up, Cedy Coward over Bill Brod-

ond place with 23-9. VA-44 won erick 3 and 1, and Jay Bicker- No Varsity

their encounter against staff over J. K. Davis 2 and 1
Maintenance "B" 4-0. Third and Ancient Sport AsIlobllY in a "closie." Basketball

fourth positions are presently in

the possession 0 f ComFairJax"B" Here's a hobby that's really for the birds. James A. Preston, SeasonFor

with 25-11, and the Strikes Morgan of VP-30 has an unusual pastime, that of pigeon Placity This

with 2412. Both teams won 4-0 racing. His interest in the sport started more than a year Take HonorsIn the first time in Jax Navy

over their "'opponents last week. ago when he acquired several birds as a hobby. Now secre- Top history, there will be no Fliers

In the National, things are tary-treasurer of the Jacksonville Racing Pigeon Club, his Rifle Match varsity basketball team to represent -
really tight. The incumbent loft houses over 70 fowls, which keeps him and his son busy NAS Jax.
Vergil Small Arms Instructor
Placity, -
leader Stinger group with 2812is during their spare time. However, the intramural pro-
at the Station
under I, The birds are trained from armory, should benefit from this
presently fire
by the stinct has baffled scientists since and B. P. Preston of VA-135 gram
second place Echoes with 25-11. I fledglings to return the loft by gleaning all the energies
the first bird returned to its loft. were among the seven Jax Navy
jjrhird and fourth couldn't be where they arc'raised.. The distance Among the from the most talented local
many explanations varsity rifle shooters present at
much closer with is gradually increased un- for the coming ,
[' the Paymas- offered are the birds' ability to the Florida Fall High-Power hoopsters season
ers with 19-13 and Hospital til they can fly 500 miles in one sense direction by position of Roundup held at Camp Blanding which begins Monday, Novem-
irectly astern holding 18-14. day to return to their roost. Average the ber 20.Two.
sun temperature changes, October 28 and 2S.
speed of a good bird with- IM leagues will be form-
Jack Wade of ComFairJax and magnetic lines of force. Preston took two firsts to lead
: team laurels in standing wind interference is Although the ed from the numerous entries
top prime motive of teammates, including the 200
f''B" rated at 40 miles hour, registered at the athletic direc-
some per
high game and series categories raising racing pigeons is forspeed's yard Rapid Fire and the Grand
last week with 650 and according to Morgan. sake do tor's office for a nine week sea-
a they carry Aggregate. He also scored three
243 This mysterious homing in- "countermarks" son in which there will be three
[ on one leg for second places in the 200 yard
identification purposes. These standing, 300 yard prone and 600 games per week day at the
M a ins Ide gym. Registration
bands are inserted into a timing yard prone.
device to record the time over Chief Placity took first placein deadline is this Friday, Novem-
More Grid Tilt
ber 10.Units
Upsets distance traveled in
yards per the 200 yard standing rifle
already having roster
minute. fire, and two seconds; the grand
entered include Adm., MARTD
Carrier pigeons were an important aggregate and the 2QO yard sit- ,
Local Seers AverageA means of communicationas ting rapid fire.NATTUnit's VA-176, FAETU, VU-10, Air
Force 679th, Marines VP-10J
far back' as the early Romans. J, R. Wright ,

"GI Joe", most famous World copped a first in the 600 yard ComFairJax, VA-44, Hospital
few upsets, expected or otherwise, resulted in a reversalof Operations, VAP 62, VA .,..13
War II bird credited with
trends was prone and a second in the 300
past in local pigskin picking. Athletic Director Frank VP-18 and NARTU. t
McCaffrey went out in front for the first time in a long time last saving the lives of 2,000 British yard rapid fire contest.
week, with 12 right out of 15. Sports writer Ralph Bailey was for- soldiers trapped behind enemy The top 'players from out*

tunate' with 10 correct predictions, and Assistant Service Information lines in France, by flying more standing teams will be assem-j

Officer Andy Planey and guest selector W. F, Gordon of Pub- than 200 miles to Dover with a Rosette Enters bled to form an "All-Star" representation ;
lic Works had 8 apiece. vital for tournament'
Guest selector for this week is Jack W. Wade of ComFairJax. message. competition.
Games for the week include: Texas-Baylor, Stanford-USC, West Morgan reminds us that these ;

Virginia-Penn State, Texas A&M-SMU, UCLA-TCU, Tennessee- birds could again be a vital Silver Gloves
Georgia Tech, Wisconsin-Northwestern, Notre Dame-Pitt, Navy- communications link in the eventof
Duke, Michigan State-Purdue, Michigan-Illinois, KentuckyVanderbilt another conflict. Most of the Turkey( Shoot/
Minnesota-Iowa, Florida-Georgia and ArkansasRice.BAILEY .
members of the city club are in Boxing BoutsAllNavy With Bowling
PLANET MAC WADE the Civil Defense Pigeon Corps.

Another national organization, open Middle Weight Balls PlannedA

Baylor. Texas Texas Texas the U. S. Navy, has a wartime champ, Jim Rosette of Special
turkey shoot, using bowl-
use use use use Pigeonman rate. Services, will be the sole returning -
ing balls instead of shotguns
West Va. Penn State Penn State Penn State Personnel interested in form- entry from the starstudded ,
will be held at the Mainside
Texas A&M Texas A&M Texas A&M Texas A&M ing a Jax Navy homing pigeon Jax Navy team of last year
Bowling Alley November
UCLAGeorgia UCLAGeorgia UCLAGeorgia UCLA club may contact Chief Morganat in the Southern Silver Gloves on
11, 12, 18 and 19 for
Tech Tech Tech 'Georgia Tech'Northweltern VP-30 Maintenance Office, Boxing Tournament, scheduled to persons
who feel they take homea
NorthwesternNotre WisconsinNotre Wisconsin Ext. 339. be held in the Main Street Arena can
turkey through their bowl-
Pitt Dame Dame Pitt November 28-29.

Navy Navy Navy NavyMichigan Two spinsters discussing Men: Rosette, now a fighting trim ing prowess.
Play for the birds will bea
Purdue Michigan State Michigan State StateMichigan "Which would you desire mostin 160 pounder, will be among the
handicap roll-off with 190
Michigan MichiganKentucky MichiganKentucky your husband, brains wealthor more than one hundred top Dixie
set for and 150 for
Kentucky Kentucky appearance?" asked one. mitttslingers vieing for trophiesand wo-
with hours for the
Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Iowa "Appearance," the other ans- awards, including jackets men open
event being between and
Georgia Florida Florida Florida wered, "and the sooner the bet- and trunks for the open divi-
2100 each of the four days.
Arkansas Rice Arkansas Rice ter. sion winners.



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6 JAX AIR NEWS 9 November 1961Winning

r-- iiii 7r --p- Government Vehicle OperatorsID

Cards Hard To Come ByThe

: NAS Security Department performs a variety of

functions aboard the Station, many of which are not neces-
sarily classified as security. It is not always tracking down

criminals, directing traffic, investigating accidents and pa-
trolling Station areas only-but doing those things in addi-

tion to the less noticeable ones which fall under its respon-

; \ Da sibilities.To .

take one of these so-called
minor jobs, which in itself is a 100 points.
When an applicant successfullypasses
responsibility and unless
grave all the tests and signs a
conducted diligently could leadto
statement to the effect that he
dire consequences, the Department -:
understands all the Station traf-
is charged with the
fic rules, then, and not until
testing and issuance of all U. S.
then, is he granted an Operators
DRIVING SKILLS H. H. Berry EOC, in the Navy pickup a member of Security Depart- Government Motor Vehicle Op- Identification Card.Volleyball .
merit's Driver's Examination and Licensing Section, demonstrates parallel parking, one of the erators Identification Cards to
several driving skills tests given applicants for issuance of a U. S. Government Motor Vehicle all persons, both military and
Operators Identification Card. M. J. Grundig, driver examiner with the Section, checks his score. civilian, aboard the Station. Team

ALL PERSONS whose duties

Bean K .;wi R. ?. .4:}tx,r,,!s,,{,{.y+?:f.; a xX make it necessary for them to Preparing For
drive a government vehicle :

... {} ..fi'i must have the official operators
Soup RecipeIs i4 license. A review of the test Coming SeasonVarsity

administered by Security shows
that it is not an easily passed volleyball has been
Announced % one and therefore no cinch to receiving a lot of attention at
NAS Jacksonville in the last
The Fifth Annual Navy Bean obtain the card.
couple of years, with good re-
Soup Contest, sponsored by the The test is given in three main sults. The local spikers netted

Michigan Bean Shippers Asso- parts; the pyscho-physical test, the Florida and Southeastern
ciation and the Memphis, Tenn. the driving skills test and the
A.A.U. titles in 1959 and 1960,
Commercial Appeal, has been road test. All applicants must
and came within a flu bug of
won by Joseph S. Ventura, CS2, also read the Station rules and
winning the first All Navy Volleyball -
of the destroyer escort McGinty.For regulations governing the opera- ,Tournament, held at
the win, Ventura collected tion of motor vehicles and then
NAS Alameda, Calif., last year.
$100 and a trophy. take a written exam of 50 ques-
Here is Ventura's winning tions based on the regulationsand I Openings are now available to

recipe: actual driving experiences.The qualified players, whether they

Take 1% cups of Michigan pyscho-physical test, which be spikers, setmen or defense
Workouts and practice -
Navy beans, 5'% cups of water, checks the eyes and hearing a-
play begins at the NATT-
4 ounces diced pork sausage, 3 long with the field of vision,
tablespoons of fresh carrots. 3 > i;; =1R depth perception and color blind- Center gym Monday, November
13 at 1500 and will be regularly
teaspoons of green onions, 1 ness is conducted by H. A. lIor-
scheduled there at the same time
bouillon cube, one-half cup can- ton, supervisor, qualificationsrating
and Thurs-
ned tomato juice, IVt Monday, Wednesday
teaspoons i examiner, at Bldg. 13.
of salt one-half 4 r day. For further informationcall
tablespoon of { .C i
SECOND TEST, driving
Tom McGuckin at Ext. 8140.
pepper, 1 tablespoon of skills in close quarters, consistsof
dehydrated potato and
five parts: driving on a
mate.1 tablespoon monosodium gluta- Y straight line for 100 feet, guaging Drivers Beware;

space when steering in close
Place water, beans, sausage; REFLEX TEST-Nancy De Sha of the Driver's Examinationand limits, stopping smoothly in 40 Stop Signs Are
carrots, onions and bouillon cubein Licensing Section of the Security Department, administersthe feet from 20 miles per hour,
saucepan, blend, bring to a reflex test to Andre Belanger ETNSN of Ground Electronics determining front and back Changed AboutAll
boil, cover and simmer for two Maintenance as part of the testing of all applicants for a U. S.
hours on low heat. Let cool for Government Motor Vehicle Operators Identification Card. This limits, and parking parallel toa Station personnel, both
test is designed to determine the reaction time required for a curb. military and civilian, are reminded -
one Grind hour, drain and save stock. driver to stop his vehicle. The driving skills test is set that the stop signs
remainder then
bine with stock. Blend, in re-com-tomato up on a point system with 25 controlling traffic at the Sara-

juice, salt, pepper, potato gran- 5,042 Chiefs Selected For points being the highest possiblescore. toga Ave. and Langley St. intersection -
ules diluted with of An applicant must get at at the NAS Post
Office, have been changed.

water amate.and Cook the on monosodium low heat for glut-30 E-8E-9 Rank By NavySenior least THE 17 FINAL to pass.TEST is the road; west Stop traffic signs on now Saratoga stop where east-

minutes, stirring frequently. test with the applicants opera-
it had
previously stopped
Serve hot. chief petty officers, in the regular Navy will be ting the vehicle or piece of north-south traffic on Langley.
increased by 4,772 on December 16. That number has been equipment of the type and size Drivers remembering the

"T rash selected for advancement to E-8 and E-9 ranks at that time. that they are being licensed to old, rather than seeing the
The selection board also chose an additional 270 reserve use.On new, right-of-way there could
Their chiefs for promotion to senior CPO rank. the road test, in order to easily cause an accident now
Of the total, which exceeds pass, the applicant must make
due to the change.
Station LitterA last years, 4,052 were selectedfor nalist, lithographer, musician, I a score of 75 out of a possible
promotion to E-8 and 720 boilermaker and engineering aid. I
Florida State law carriesa for E-9. The 270 reserve chiefs selectedfor

penalty of a $100 fine for The Bureau of Naval Personnelis E-8 rank are the second

persons caught and convictedof reportedly mailing out lettersof group to be so selected and it

throwing refuse on the notification to the senior is reported that those selectedin

i highways. Such penalties chiefs on their selection this the first group will become
should not be necessary week. eligible for consideration for ad-

aboard the Station, however The largest number of E-8's vancement to E-9 next year. YZ'

where a neat, ship-shape and selected were aviation machin-

'orderly appearance is taken ist's mates with 373. Next came Military Strength
for granted. machinist's mates with 293 sel-

Apparently, though, there ectees, followed by hospital
are still a few "trash demons" I corpsmen with 207. Also toppingthe Spirals UpwardPreliminary

who continue to mar the Sta- 200 'mark was the radioman figures for September -

tion's smart military appear- rating with 203. At least one 1961 show that 2,553,697

ance. person in every rating was said Americans were in the uniformsof

to have been selected for senior the various Armed Forces as
Two sailors on their first chief. of September 30.

cruise were talking. "Yes," said The aviation machinist's mate The figures, which represent

the, first, "I'm quite a literaryman. rating also led in the numberof full time military personnel, both

Why, I've contributed to E-9 selectees with 55, followedby regulars and reserves on con- WARSHIP CONSTELLATION-Largest of the Forrestal
the Atlantic Monthly." 48 hospital corpsmen and 45 tinuous active duty, along with class aircraft carriers, the USS Constellation was officially com-
,'That's nothing," the second yeomen.No cadets at West Point and the Air missioned on Navy Day October 27, at the Brooklyn Navy Yardin
said as he leaned over the deck E-9 selections were made in Force Academy and midshipmenat New York. The huge carrier is 1,047 feet long, the equivalent
of an 80-story building. Fully loaded, the 75,000 ton craft will
rail "I've been contributing to seven ratings, which included in- Annapolis, indicate an increaseof carry a crew of 4,100 officers and men and approximately 100
the Atlantic daily." strumentmen, postal clerk, jour- 39,794 over August. aircraft.Page .