Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 14, 1961
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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I Boilermen Offered Opportunities By. 'Chanae To BoilermakerThe I


Bureau of Naval have the option of continuingin 1961, was approximately 30 BR rating will be added to diate Welding Course (Course
Personnel has announcedthat that rating or of changingto percent of requirements, the list of 14 critical ratings 1)) of the Class C-l, Welding
there are many advan- the BR rating. To date, as which indicates that there currently eligible for automatic School, meeting the require-
to be achieved on-board strength figures of should be outstanding advancement proficiency pay because of ments of the BR rating.
tages by the Navy indicate, the numberof opportunities for the seriously undermanned
personnel in the Boilerman personnel who have electedto those men in the BT rating condition existing in the BR Personnel in the BT rating
rating if they change to the exercise this option has who successfully change to rating.A desiring to change to the BR
rate of Boilermaker.At been inadequate.The 'the BR rating. rating should call the NAS
the pay grade E-5 level, on-board strength in Aiso', says BuPers, there is mandatory quota of eight CI&E Office on Ext. 8556 for
personnel in the BT rating the BR rating as of June 30, a good probability that the BT's per class at the Interme- additional information.

O&R GettingAutomaticManufacturingMachine

JflX i H1fs.I

Beginning a new era in manufacturing, the NAS Jax
I Overhaul and is the
Repair Department now installing
Vol. 19 No. 37 U. S. NAS Jftdcsoavill. Fla. 14 December 1961 J Milwaukee-Matic, a machine which will provide prompt
manufacturing service to the Navy to meet emergency needs.

The Milwaukee -Matic, built

by the Kearney & Trecker Cor- STAR SCORE

poration, Milwaukee, Wis., is the ,

first of its kind in the Naval es-
Programs On
tablishment. This $200,000 auto-

matic production center will

drill, ream, bore, tap and mill Success PathThe
parts from a prepared perforatedtape

which has been fed into the STAR (Selective Trainingand
machine.The Retention) and SCORE (Selective
Conversion and Reten
machine will enable O&Rto tion) programs, the Navy's top
produce important machine reenlistment programs, are saidto

ti r parts with little or no delay. The be well on their way to suc-
perforated tapes from which it cess.
operates are reusable which can' In its first year of operation,
< ah' ,''r" help in emergencies. The ma- 6,537 men have reenlisted under
chine can make as many partsas the STAR program, 94 percentof
required. them for a full six-year term.
Of those reenlisting, 4,702 were I
S Only one operator is necessaryto petty officers 6r designated stri-
run the machine to load and kers who indicated they were
unload and watch to see if it is making the Navy a career and
operating properly. The installa- 74 percent of these, or 3,490,
> tion is expected to be completedby were in critical ratings.
{ ? { February, 1962, and is spon- The SCORE program celebrated
sored by the Bureau of Naval its first month in opera
Weapons.The tion with 245 applications from
men in over-crowded ratings
new machine will be located -
wanting to transfer to specialties -
in the Metals Division of
where advancement is more
.' .4'' the Shops Group Area at O&R. rapid.
Twelve men from here at NAS
Jax underwent i training at Mil- Here at NAS Jax 41 persons
WIZARD WORKER-This miracle machine the Milwaukee-Maiic is the first of its kindto waukee for program, maintenance have reenlisted under the STAR
be purchased by the Navy and is expected to save production costs and many manhours. The and tool design operations, program, 25 of whom were pet-
$200,000 machine is a wizard worker, producing aircraft parts automatically from information fed .i using the MilwaukeeMatic.The 'ty officers. Four reenlisted for
to it on tape. Observing the first phase of installation which is to be completed by February terms of four years, with the
1962, at the NAS Overhaul and Repair Department are (left to right), Daniel Johnstone super Milwaukee Matic will
remaining 37 for six
industrial CDR Arthur R. shipping
visory engineer and technician: Wooldridge production manager
Fred L. Bedenbaugh branch supervisor CAPT Robert H. Fagan O&R Officer, and William. mainly provid parts for aircraft years.
Purcell division superintendent. here at NAS Jax O&R, and is No applicants for the SCORE
expected to be a big boon in
program have been received
Workers Warned Marine Reservist Wins I i fleet support. locally, .. .,

About Refund Of

Retirement DuesThe DAR Leadership AwardA

Office of Industrial Rela- member of the Marine Corps' Platoon Leaders Class
tions here at NAS has recently enrolled at Jacksonville University, was presented the
called attention to the fact that Daughters of the American Revolution 1961 Leadership
some civilian employees resign Award during a formal parade at the Marine Barracks in
for the sole purpose of obtaininga Washington- D.C., on December 6.
refund of retirement deductionsafter Marine Reservist Earl R. De-

they have arranged for Fred Korth Is Hart Jr., of Jacksonville Beach,
further government employment was presented an inscribed mili-

without a break, or a very short Named To Navy tary watch by the President
one, in service. General of the DAR, Mrs. Ash-

This practice, says IRD, is a Secretary PostFred I, mead White. ?
direct evasion of the Civil Service Korth Ft. Worth Presented annually by the DAR jf
a I
Retirement Act and when since 1954, the award is designedto
any has been
Texas, lawyer, appointed -
case of this nature is known, President recognize leadership qualities
Standard Form 2802, Applicationfor become by Secretary Kennedyto of the displayed by a member of the

Refund of Retirement Deductions Navy on December 20, replacing Corps' PLC. __ __
will not be processed. John B. Connally who As a member of the PLC, De- : T
Employees may not, of course, has offered his resignation, I Hart serves as a Marine Reservistand
be from attends classes at JU with-
prevented resigning if
effective that date, to seek
they wish to do so. Resignation, the governorship of Texas. out interruption for military .......
however, does not entitle the training during the scholastcicyear.
Korth formerly served as GETS LEADERSHIP AWARD-Marine CpL Earl DeHart
employee to a refund of retire- deputy counsellor for the During the summer months (left), of NAS Jax-baied Marine Air Reserve Attack Squadron
ment deductions unless actual Assistant he attends military training 144 is congratulated by Mrs. Ashmead While, President Generalof
in 1951
separation from Federal service Navy as courses conducted at the Marine the Daughters of the American Revolution, on being awardedthe
Secretary of the Army in 1961 DAR Leadership Award in Washington. D.C., on Dec-
and entry into private enterprise 1952-53. Corps Schools, Quantico, Va. ember 6. MajGen. A. L. Bowser, assistant chief of staff of the
(Please Turn to Page 6, Col.5)) (Please Turn to Page 6, Col. 5)) Marine Corps, looks on.

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14 December 1961

506 Naval Deaths In 1960

Jtl 6NAS Station Traffic

JMbonwtlCe Violation/ Record Auto Accidents Defy

CAPT J. R. Compton -Commanding Officer
CDR Walter J. Schub -Executive Officer Forty-four 'drivers appeared Toward Control"While
Fleet Air Jacbonville NAB 6ND before the Station Traffic Attempts
Board for traffic vio-
M. Carton Commander
RADM Joseph
CAPT Vincent Casey ____ -Chief of Staff, FalrJax lations for the week ending "While medical science Is making great strides In con-
CAPT C. L Moor., Jr. -Chief of Staff, NAB Six December 8. Below is a tally quering the death-causing diseases, the automobile accident
Fleet Air Wing Eleven of violations for this week. defies all attempts toward Its control. It strikes hardest at

CAPT Andrew Renfro Turner H. Cowart, Jr. Chief Staff CommanderCAPT Officer this year, and the same per- the young men who are at the very peak oAs youthful vigor.

-Naval Air TecKnJc Training Unit iod last year; also, the num- a result It takes an appalling toll among naval personnel.
CAPT Hartiel D. Allen -Commanding Officer ber of days that have passed Year after year it is the leading cause of death in the Navy

COR Eugene P. Verdtry -Executive Officer since the last motor vehicle and Marine Corps.
Navel Hoepket'
CAPT R. O. Canada Commanding Officer accident-injury. This was the comment of Navy Surgeon General E. C.

CAPT Stephen H. Tollnt Executive Officer NUMBER OF ACCIDENTS Kenney in connection with the number of motor vehicle accidents -
Naval' Air Reierve Training Unit
CAPT Ralph E. Elliott, Jr. _.r._-Commanding Officer .. ..... ... involving Navy and Marine Corps personnel during
This week ........ ...... .5
CDR William M. Miller _Executive Officer 1960.
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jackaonvllle, Florida at This year through
no expeni to the government and In compllince with NAVEXOS Pas Rev. July Nov. ..................................204 Although the 1960 statistics on motor vehicle accidents
1958. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet All Same period throughNov. among Navy and Marine Corps personnel showed some en-

Jacksonville, Naval' Air Station, Naval' Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing 1960 .........\............244 couragement toward improvement, it was noted that the improvement -
11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U.S. Naval HoipHal.
CDR Alex N. AAclnnli Jr. .. Service Information Officer did not apply to the death rate. While injuriesrose
Andrew H. Planey _________ Assistant Service Information Officer NUMBER OF VIOLATIONSThis alarmingly in the U.S. as a whole, they declined for

Newt Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb Staff-Mie Spencer JOlt) Sandy Martinton, week ........................75 naval personnel and the 506 lives lost during 1960 should
JOSN; Ralph Bailey, SN. Photographer, Joy Moreau, PH2. be to all to strive toward making safetyon
enough impel
Member of North Florida Industrial' Editors Association and Southern end International Reckless driving ..............3
Council of industrial Editors. Speeding ......................,...14 the highways a reality.
The lax Air News li a member of the Armed Force Press Service. Material Running stop sign .... .7 The 506 lives lost accounted for one-third of all deaths

appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit It given. Photo- Others ........................ .......51 active duty Navy and Marine Corps
trapha unleit otherwise credited, ere official U.S. Navy Photograph occurring among per-
Editorial office located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone Total through Nov. sonnel and, In addition to this Irrevocable loss, more than

extensions 8164, 656, 272 or 216. 1961 .................... 1,893 5,000 others, many maimed for life, were admitted to medi-

Total through Nov. cal facilities for treatment of non.fatallnJurles.

Leases and Evictions 1960 ............. ...... ..1,632
Although the .hospital admission rate showed a down-
NUMBER OF DAYS ward trend in all Naval Districts during 1960, the death rate

Fall SINCE LAST ACCIDENT increased almost one-half of one percent, reflecting a steadily -
Property Rights INJURY ............................14 increasing fatality ratio each year since 1954. The average

Of the 44 drivers appearing length of time spent on the sick list by injured persons also

before the THB, 12 lost their rose by three days, from 40 to 43, over the 1959 figure.

Within Act's CoverageOne driving and parking privileges Figures also show that I more than three times as many
aboard the. Station for periodsof
enlisted personnel as officers are involved accidents; that
from ten days to one the majority of enlisted personnel involved are in the lower
of the most often misinterpreted Relief Act
pro month and six assigned
; were grades that the losses from
greatest are
visions concerns a serviceman's coverage on leases and pay among young
to complete an eight-hour indoctrinated in the 20-24 and those with
evictions. The consideration the age group
provision gives on entering
course in remedial driving instruction from
two to three service.
service, }but: from there on it is up to the serviceman. *. Thirteen failed to years
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If servicemen already hold a fore or after he entered the ser- I appear for hearing.Navy --I I In 1960 the motorvehlcleaccldent.admission. rate for
lease on a home when called into I Marine Corps personnel was some 30 percent higher than

service, the act gives them the vice.Once the landlord asks a that of the Navy with the difference In death rates even
right to terminate the lease. more pronounced-the Marine Corps rate 45
court's permission for eviction, was percent
Leases agreed on after they are higher.
the court must then determine if Wive. .
already in the Armed Forces,
however, can only be torn up if the non-payment of rent is due Eighty-eight percent of the admissions and 92 percentof

a special clause is included at to the serviceman's military ser Corner the deaths involved personnel on leave or liberty, most of

the time of signing. In. either vice.If. 1 : whom were occupants of passenger automobiles. Motorcycle
military service is deter- accidents accounted for 12 of the
case, the serviceman must follow some percent admissionsand
certain procedures set downin mined to be the cause, the court At the monthly business meet the leading ause of accidents is said to have been "run-

the act to get the protection.The will make the landlord wait up ing of the Jacksonville Navy ning off the roadway", with "collision with another vehicle"
to three months before eviction.If ranking second.
serviceman's landlord Wives Club Number 86 yester-
it is decided that
military ser-
should receive a written notice members informed
informing him of vice is not reason enough, it can day, were Fatality rates varied according to the type of accident
the circumstances the terminationand order the serviceman's dependents that the NAS Jax commanding : and Saturday is said to be the worst day on the road for
citing the
act evicted and the action does officer, CAPT James R. Compton deaths to naval personnel. Friday was ranked as the second
as authority, 30 days before
breaking the lease. not excuse him from payment of and his wife, have accepted most dangerous and Sunday, third.

The 30 days are counted from rent The due. sponsorship of the club.A The ]largest number of fatalities in one week during

the day the next month's rentis act also prohibits the Christmas party for childrenof 1960 was 20, which occured twice-in the weeks including

due, not from the day the notice man's landord from keeping a service- club members has been plan Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. Heavier travel and
is given. for goods as security ned for 1330 at the Dewey Park longer leave and liberty periods during holidays contribute
unpaid unless
For example, if rent is due on per- greatly to the automobile-accident toll.
mitted by the court. clubhouse, Sunday, December 17
the first of
January, notify the These
auto accident
landlord on December 20. Under ....... here to show all statistics have been compiled.
naval personnel the
the act, rent is still owed for gravity of the motor-

January; the lease terminates :( .. !r' Prevention vehicle-accident of accidents problem in the Navy and the Marine Corps.
Is of vital
Importance since they
January 31. A special notice
pro- v} workload of
; facilities,
cost hundreds of thousands of
leases vision is requiring included rent in the act for ; !jit dollars and, most of all result in much remorse and heart-

an other-than-monthly paymentson basis. ( i ,: : ache for untold numbers of families and loved ones.

The serviceman's I Every individual in the
right to ter- Navy and Marine Corps can makecontribution
minate leases includes property. a positive to military effectiveness by being

rented for use as a dwelling and 'L safety conscious to help .curtail these great losses of life and

for "professional, business, agri- -it : manpower.
cultural or similar purposes." > and will
fnrameadnyvCa? mar the holiday season now upon
Sometimes the situation is in us' many those who use unwisely that lethal
reverse. The'serviceman may known as the automobile.

want to continue renting some

property evicting him.but the landlord is ;:- NAS Clubs Plan New Year ParliesEven

The Relief Act is helpful to t) though Christmas is still

him in this type of case aso. \ on the way, the clubs at NAS Bud Clarks will furnish the mu-

What if a serviceman's dependents Jax are planning a round of gala sic for dancing at the CPO Club
New, Year's Eve parties. beginning at 2000.
are living in rented
The Commissioned
property and he cannot pay the Mess Officer's The Bluejackets Inn is also
(Open) will
rent Can a formal
: they be evicted? planning
an evening of celebra-
dinner and dance. Tickets
Yes, but not without a court's x.b go on sale this week for will tion. March Wilson and the Red
permission. If a landlord evicts LETS UNLOAD THEM' Nary Exchange warehouse manages event. the Coats will play for dancing with
left). and Slmion D. Bagwell, SHI, of the
them without first Herb Herres ( noise makers confetti hats and
getting ccourt's NX, examine some of the Canadian spruce Christmas trees The Chief Petty Officer's Club ,
consent, he can be fined, which arrived her on Monday before unloading them from is planning a big buffet and a favors adding to the festivities.A .
jailed or both. the boxcars and placing them on ale. The trees may be puT. New Year's
This holds true whether chased at very reasonable prices at the tennis court on the hats party complete with band now also plays for
serviceman the corner of Muslin Rd, and Yorktown in the vicinity of the CPO and favors. dancing at the Bluejackets Inn
leased the home be- Club and barracks. Two bands, Bill Morrison and i each Thursday.Page .

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14 December 1961 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

a z (1 CAPT Frauenheim Becomes

Commander FAW-11 FridayThe

command reins of NAS Jax-based Fleet Air Wing

11 will change for the twentieth tim during change of

command ceremonies at Hanger 124 on December 15 at

1500, when CAPT Gilbert J. Frauenheim will take over the
duties as commander being vacated by' CAPT Renfro TurnerJr.

CAPT Turner, who has commanded FAW-11 since Aug-

c' w v ..? ust 9, 1960, will assume new duties as commanding officerof
NAS Whidby Island, Wash.

As commander of FAW-11

CAPT Frauenheim will have operational S
and administrative con-

tiUHLj trol of five patrol squadrons the
,' mission of which is to seek out

3 P4 i ; 3x,.,<.itkr'>tv.y.y;. : bSk 3' ti. 2 x a$ k + } and destroy enemy submarinesand
perform mine laying opera-
tions during wartime and con-
duct intensive ant i submarine

warfare training and air search

and rescue operations during

RECRUIT DAYS SKIT-Members of the. Wave's Drama Club presented a skit depicting recruit peacetime.
days to the Southside Women's Club last week where 75 local Waves were luncheon guests. Although CAPT Frauenheim, t i1 *
Shown during the performance are Betty Kalmbach. RM2 (left), the "drill Instructor puttingthe who comes here from duty ?
"recruit Betty Davis YN2 (second from left), through her paces along with other "boot $ : o-3q '
Instructors," (left to right). E. K. Doke SN M. E. Jaques YN3 R. L. Vasques RM2s V. J. Fr... Assistant Chief of Naval Person-
man SK2 C. L. Leong SN J. M. Hale RM3 and E. L. Clausen RM3. nel for Property Managementwith iSk::

I the Bureau of Naval Per- r _

75 Waves Visit Jax Blood Bank Opens to sonnel new the to Jacksonville'area.in FAW-11 Washington he is .not D.C.new, is

Serving in the two
area on
Gilbert J. Frauenheim will assume
previous occasons, he was com- duties as commander of
Local Women'sClub Drive For 500 PintsA manding officer of NAAS May- FAW-11 tomorrow December

porl from February, 1956 to 15. during change of command
ceremonies at Hangar 124 at
concentrated drive to collect and contribute 500 pintsof March 1958 and commanding officer 1500. CAPT Renfro Turner Jr,
LuncheonEnjoyable blood to the Jacksonville Blood Bank, part of which will of Patrol Squadron Three who has headed FAW-11 since
be used to support open-heart surgery will be held Friday from June, 1949, to January, August 1960, has been assign
1951. During the latter duty VP- ed new duties as commanding
from 0830 to 1630 at the Jacksonville Colesium. officer of NAS Whidby Island,
entertainment cappedby
3, which was originally based in
Wash '
a delicious luncheon highlighted Donors will be asked to givea abilities the Blood Bank will Panama, was moved to Jackson-

the Jax Navy Waves' pint of blood during the eight- not be able to meet these requirements ville in January, 1950.
first visit to Jacksonville's South- hour campaign and at the same and still maintain its Prior to entering Flight Train- Two VP-30 ADRVs

side Women's Club on Pearl Har- time the donor's blood will be normal supply of blood. Many ing as an aviation cadet, CAPT

bor Day, December 7. typed and filed with the blood hundreds of volunteers will be Frauenheim attended Carnegie End Navy Career;
Some 75 Waves from the vari- bank and the Northeast Florida needed to supply blood especiallyfor Institute of Technology. He began -

ous commands aboard NAS Jax Heart: Association.The the open-heart surgery. his naval service in May, Transfer To FleetTwo

journeyed 'cross town for the file will be used to locate I At the same time the Blood 1936 and was commissioned an

event. donors during open-heart surg- Bank has revealed that its sup- ensign in September, 1937, at career Navy men with
The Wave Drama Club presented ery at local hospitals. The Blood ply of plasma is also critically NAS Pensacola. active service totaling more than

a short skit, "A Recruit's Bank works closely with the low. During his more than 24 years 40 years throughout the world
Day," a humorous account of Northeast Florida Heart Associa- The Jax Blood Bank Is a non- of naval service, CAPT Frauen-
were to the
boot camp life. Featured in the tion in support of the medical profit organization supported by i heim has served aboard numerous -
skit were: Betty Davis YN2, team practicing open-heart surg- laboratory fees charged hospitalsfor ships and stations both at Reserve at Patrol Squadron 30

ComFairJax; Betty Kalmbach, ery in Jacksonville. each pint of blood used. A home and abroad and wears the on December 1.

RM2 E. L. Clausen, RMS J. M. deposit is required for each pintof Bronze Star Medal with Combat Ending their Navy careers were
Without blood this of
Hale, RM3, and R. L. Vasquez, type op- blood used during a transfusion "V" for action during a Kama- Lawrence F. Watermolen ADR1
eration could not be performed.For it
RM2, all from Communications but a credit or refund is kazi attack ,on the USS Bunker
adult to 20 pints of and Walter A. Sadowski, -ADI
an Ii
Division; E. K. Doke SN, Aircraft made to the patient when the Hill on May 11, 1945 along with
freshly donated blood are re- both of whom have been ij a
Maintenance Department; M. E. blood is replaced. other area campaign and service employed -
Jaquez, YN3, NATTU; G. R. La- quired. There has been a great The two-pronged campaign is medals. by the U. S. Post Office '

gasse AK3 Supply Department; deal of difficulty in finding being sponsored by the Jackson- Married to the former Lois M. in Jacksonville.

C. L. Leong, SN CI&E Center, enough donors, the association ville Association of Life Under- Belo of Concordia Kansas CAPT Watermolen and his family ,

and ;y. J. Freeman SK2, CMAA, reports.For writers, in cooperation with the and Mrs. Frauenheim will move reside at 6372 Collins Rd., and I
Wave Barracks. several months the heart Blood Bank and the Heart Asso- in Quarters "E" here at NAS Sadowski and his family reside r

Angelia Pacholski RMC, Com- surgery team has been performing ciation. Jax later this month. I at 5004 Perrine Drive.

munciations Division, and Dor- one or two operations per

othy L. Isom, SN, NATTU, sang month. Blood requirements have
been .;f...:r... o.' .. x .' .:;2E r.44, ... ?.
two accompanied by met by careful advance .! :ii.f.1.. ; .t : >
r }x!;{:Jj:t :, r} r'69.,. vr nJ. .y
Lori Mayer, SN, of Operations.Chief planning. Shortly after the first ':.:: / ..n,.,}.}:...r::.}r. ,r oc' gC 3a:}.'}<
Pacholski also read the of the year the heart operationswill I i ? : :'r.: .?! fS
r7 :': a r#:nlryr;x y: :
.. : {
poem. "America For Me," by be stepped up to at least b c i+ wK. +yq.ri ..y.: .'{;f.',,r./r.;,'r.t icvTr. ,. rr.I k .'Ar.
: .. : f.i y.t}
Ff :;, {.; /,?:
Henry Van Dyke. one per week, not including em- 'r,'.,,Sra r:: :rr.' ..,., :' i 'J.jl {
ergencies. This will double and ?::} x.:%#::
Other entertainment was presented fM? i
by the Women's Club triple the need for fresh blood.

under the direction of the pro- Based on present donor availClas'sified -

gram chairman for the day Mrs. r #.
Reuben Finklestein; Mrs. J. Olin

Moseley, Club Vice President,

and Mrs. Jack Horsfall, fourth r:?
Vice President.

Women officers attending the FOR SALE I
luncheon were LT Eva W. Scha- Riverfront Home-tep. guest h.e., 3 > i ly".yak
korra, LT Jeanette Green and bdrm., 2 beth, fireplaces, 500'- dock tt,
CO 4-6646.
LTJG Clara Parsons, all from .
NAS, and LTJG Betty Honstein, !
Gar. Apf.-otil. furn., 1428 Windsor
from NATTU.f 74 {r
Place Bodden, EV 9-6952.
Furn. Apti.-4 rtni., bath, $70 per
mo., upr., prl. entr.; Mrs. Boosey, / /' / r
]; deg of iho Times] EV 41143. ; // ,,
Doub. Gar-Ig. 3 bdrm., kit. equip.; r', r f rl
Mrs. Oakley, SP'11106.
A" OPEN 5111 Banshee Ave.-2 bdrm., gar., 'I BRING YOU GHECTmGSFlorida Representative Charles M. Bennett (inset), began his
\ DRAWER Fla. rm., Robert D. Mertz. brief talk to the mass assembly of NAS Overhaul and Repair Department employees shown
CAM MAKE O THIS 'N' THAT here last Thursday with greetings from the President, saying that the Chief Executive had been
you a invited here to the area but had to decline sending his greetings and appreciation for a Job well
Ride Wanted-to Calif., leave Jan. 19, done. Following a tour of O&R facilities, accompanied by CAPT Robert H. Fagan O&R Officer
SORE. will share gas & drive; Ralph Bailey, and other department officials, Rep. Bennett spoke to the group both as government employees
LtOn AFA4 Ext. 216 or 8164. and Florida citizens, stressing the importance of both military preparedness and economy CAPT
:, Ride Wanted-Arlington to NAS, Fagan spoke briefly to the workers, then introduced CAPT James R. Compton NAS command
0800-1630(( ; Irving Spevak, Ext. 8246 or Ing officer, who Introduced Rep. Bennett CAPT W S. Peck Jr.. NAS senior chaplain, offered the
RA 5-2835. benediction in closing the session. '


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CPO Club Plans Party

For 100 Needy ChildrenOnehundred

i r2L
t _
underprivileged children from the Jackson-

ville area, ranging in age from six ,to thirteen, will have a
much happier and merrier Christmas this year than they
I would have otherwise, due to efforts of the some 700 mem-

bers .of the Chief Petty Officer's Club here at NAS Jack-

sonville. ,
The CPO's have for the past

_ 4A several years feted that numberof
SENIOR CHIEFS Seven Alcohol And Gas children, whose names they

chief petty officers six from secure from local welfare agencies -

NAS Aircraft Maintenance Poor Mixture For to a sumptuous Christmas
Department and one from Antisubmarine dinner with all the trimmingsfrom
Squadron 742 have 'soup to nuts and candy,

; :4 __ __ _ c won promotions to senior chief Holiday PeriodChristmas along with some $20 worth of
.. S : : 44r (E.8)) rank. Being congratulated clothing and toys for each.
$ jSS ted on their selection: by CDR and New Year par- The youngsters will be pickedup
W. W. Wooden. (top photo tygoers, who intend to use alcoholic by bus at collection points

left to right), auistant aircraft beverages during festivities throughout the area on Thursday,

maintenance officer are H. are urged to plan ahead to December 21, and brought to the
Barsanian ADCS F. Briggs stay out of traffic trouble during CPO club where dinner will be

I I1L t AMCSi W. Addison. PRCS; W. holiday celebrations. served them beginning at 1100.
I Thomas AMCSi R. E. Schafer Many people drink more at Following dinner the children

j ATCSafldMFJADCS4J this time ot year than on other will meet Santa Claus in the
I Lc'L In the photo at left CDR occasions and is said to be why parking area across the street

i Lb5 r g5'b 'S John P. Crane (left), VS-742 the percentage of fatal crashes from the club where he will
I / \v commanding officer congratulates involving drinking drivers rises arrive by helicopter and then

I Adolph A. Novak AMCS i in December about 20 percent move back into the club to pass
I on his selection: for, that rank. I above that for the entire year. out the gifts of clothing and toysto

o -- Some persons believe that a them.
person must be drunk to be Names sizes anda
ages, clothing ,
dangerous behind the wheel, list of items most needed by

Standard Clothing Items I however, facts have proven that each of the children, who will
I r relatively small amounts of alcohol be entertained by the CPO's, -

can bring sharp decreasesin have been obtained in advanceand

driving ability. this information furnished a 1
Planned For Armed ForcesAn One of' the tricky propertiesof local department store. The store
Thursday. December 14 alcohol is that judgment is will' make up individual gift 1I

Mainside-The Big Gamble, first affected, and this is not packages of the items listed breach
readily apparent to the eye.
1900 only. with their names attached.
annual saving of more than $400,000 is expected
Thus who attends
a person a
NATTUnit-The Secret Ways', when the military services standardize six items of military The same method of providingtoys
with the best of intentionsis
1900 only. A of the will from party for the small fry has also
:lothing. major part military saving come -
? Hospital-Wichita, ,1900 only. reduction in inventory, procurement and distribution costs. I intentions prone to as alcohol forget these lowers good natural been used to insure that each receives bh
Friday. December 15 Items scheduled for standardization -, a toy appropriate for their btJ!
: Mainside-The Best of Everything are semi-dress uniforms, for the Navy, Marine Corps I Those intending to imbibe, NO age.Folowing
1900 only.NATTUn1tThe. belt buckles and clips, fatigue and Air Force on a dark blue MATTER HOW LITTLE, should distribution of the
uniforms and meat gifts and toys, the children will
Big Gamble, sweater and on slacks made make plans for transportation in o
cutters' frocks, women's summer be returned by bus to the places
1900 only. over the same pattern as the advance to avoid the temptationof tI
Hospital-The shirtwaists and slacks, and women's from which they were picked up.
Secret Ways, summer slacks and in the materials driving home. ti
1900 only. winter slacks and sweaters.The and colors used by the The holiday period is also a 3

Saturday December 18 decision to standardize the respective military services. serious one for non-drinkers. A \\
Mainside-Weekend With Lu- six items resulted from studies The slacks will be compatiblewith recent national survey indicates NATTU Honormen tl]

lu, 1900 only.NATTUnItThe. made by the Military Clothingnd the dress uniform items I that 70 percent of those killedor 1
Milam AE2
Textile Supply Agency, under ( )
Best of Everything with which they are worn. injured in traffic accidents is 1
the direction of the of School 86.93.A. .
1400 and 1900. Secretary Existing stocks of ,nonstandard due to the fault of someone else. -

Hospital-The Big Gamble, Defense. I items will be issued until exhausted All drivers, passengers and P. Hendrix, AEAN, AEA) (:
Action to be taken the six
1900 only. on however, but no further pedestrians are urged to enjoy School 84.82. r:
clothing items
Sunday December 17 are: procurement of such 0 items wile a "WARY, MERRY CHRIST- Sgt. G. J. Sigurnjak, AOA( ) ,

Mainside-Lust For Life, 1400 S Men's summer semi-dress uniforms > made. MAS." School 82.87. \

and 1900. will be standardized for (

NATTUnit Weekend With the Army, Navy and Marine f..
Lulu, 1400 and 1900. Corps on a common,design in 4 '+ I' .
Hospital-The Best of Every- cotton khaki. S.

thing, 1900 only \
Belt buckles "
and clip will be 4
Monday December 18 standardized for all serviceson :: \ : k : ,

Mainside Bell, Book and the brass buckle and clipin
Candle, 1900 only. the design presently used S

NATTUnit-Lust For Life, 1900 by the Army and Air Force,
only.o but in black color. I
Hospital-Weekend With Lulu, S. .5 ,*
1900 only. .The fatigue uniform will be SS '
standardized for all services
4S'k $ '
Tuesday December 19
Mainside based on the fatigue clothing is t .',S fr F' ,
-First Marine, 1900 S+
presently by the *
only. worn Army ? C
and Air Force, without mod- 4
NATTUnit-Bell, Book and ification. :
Candle 1900 only. *

Hospital-Lust For Life, 1900 .Inspectors' and meat cutters'
S :
only. frocks will be standardizedfor S *

Wednesday December all services on men's white S _

Mainside cotton drill frock '
-Upstairs and Down Federal 5' d
stairs, 1900 only.NATTUnIt.Fjrst. Stock No. Series 8415-715-9015,
::5 tS
Marine, 1900 less caduceus. + >

only. .. S
.Women's summer shirtwaistand .
Hospital Bell, Book and .. 55 'S
slacks will be standard- S
Candle, 1900 only /
ized for the Navy, Marine
Corps and Air Force on shirt- S.*
Antarctica is the fifth largest $5
waist and slacks of polyester
continent, embracing almost six
cotton in blue color. The RECEIVE SQUADRON SAFETY AWARDS-RADM Joseph M. Carson. (left), presented the
square miles of territoryand Chief of Naval Operation Award
slacks will be made Safety to Jax.based reserve squadrons VS.741 and VR-742
equaling in size the U.S. and! over the on December 9 during their regular weekend drill period. Accepting the awards are (left to right),
Mexico together or almost twice same pattern. as the winter LCDR William V. Chappell Jr.. executive officer of VS.741 on behalf of CDR Charles W. Fer-
the size of Australia. slacks. relL squadron commanding officer who is away on temporary active duty; and CDR Philip
an W. Smith Jr.. VR-742 commanding officer. Another Jax.based reserve squadron VP-741..
average altitude' of 6,000 feet, it .Women's winter slacks and cently recalled to active duty here, also won' one of the safety awards, making it the second
is the world's highest continent sweaters will be standardized year in a row that NARTU units here have captured 50% of the six annual CNO awards. LookIng .
on is CAPT Charles S. Deneen.


[4 December 1961 AIR NEWS Page 5


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...ae 8I Three Cage Teams Are

Unbeaten In 1M Play

Only one of last week's inner circle of four undefeated

intramural basketball teams dropped out of the lime light,

as Mainside cage action roared through its third week.In .

the American League, last year's champion FAETU
quint continued to go undaunted and undefeated with a

4-0 record as they romped over the Air Force 679th, 74-61,

t last Monday.
9r Second place VA-176 remainedon
continue to dominate that arena,
the fringe area by racking up
{ ) with identical 3-0 records. Pa-
tw9 more wins to give them a
tron 30, undefeated before last
7-1 record. 'The twin wins were
recorded over VU-10, 46-34; and week, fell out of that category,
as they lost their encounter with
Operations Meteors, 55-39.
Later in the
In remaining A.L. skirmishes, VAP-62, 69-66.
k Admin trounced MARTD 87-45, I week, however, they got back on
the winning column by dumping
*,,\ Operations Meteors reaped revenge -
:.t. on A/C Maintenance, 55- ComFairJax, 59-39.
} The ten top scorers in Main-
46, and VP-16 skimmed past
zi VA-44, 51-49. side intramural play have been
rated according to total points
Over in the National loop, the
scored: Charlie Williams of VA-
SECOND TIME AROUND-VP-30 hal run away from all competition In Malniide intram VAP-62 Warriors and VP-18 Gould of
176 151 points Jerry
ural volleyball play for the second year in a row' to again win the title The patrolmen ended ;
the season with a perfect 10 win no loss record. The champion netters are (front row, left 19 Operations Meteors, 82 points;
right), Tom Galeneau Jack Sipe Don Disharoon, and Ray Breton. Back row (left to right), are RADM Carson Jim Cramer of FAETU, 81
Jack Zwiharx. George Kerstein. Mac McComas, Harry Gearty, and team captain John Day.VA44 points; Tom Warner of VA-44,

76 points; Bruce Richards of

Cops Two Titles Cops HandicapGolf I MARTD,,72 points; Elmer Naples
Applicants For 'of ComFairJax, 68 points, Oscar
Hendricks of VA-176, 66 points;

ClosesAttack Dave Hammond of VAP-62, 65
As IM Bowling
Sports Editor TourneyVeteran points; and John Morris of V A-

44, 63 points.

Squadron 44, traditionally potent on the local linkster RADM JosephM. Third week's standings:

- bowling scene, took two league first places as the Mainside Post RequestedWith Carson, ComFairJax and AMERICAN NATIONAL

intramural blowing season went into the final playoffsthis ComNAB 6ND, took the top FAETU 4-0 VAP-62 3-0
week. the impending loss to VA-176 7.1 VP-18 3-0
in the Full Handicap
civilian life of Sports Editor rung Admin. 2.1 VP-30 3.1
The biggest noise was the sec- in the final round by losing to Ralph Bailey in' January, applicants nament at the Station course VA-44 2-2 OpBoat House 2-2
ond place Stinger upset win in Army ADA 3-1. from local last Saturday with a gross 85. OpMeteon 2.2 NARTU 1.1
among His 16 stroke handicap hima A/C Meinf. 1.2 Hospital 1.2
the National circuit, ending up American League winning military personnel are now VP-16 1.2 Marine 1.2
their season with a respectable Spades Aces had the board wired being sought to fill this important net 69 and the win. VU-10 1.3 ComFairJax M
35-17 slate. They had a bye last with a straight flush-six game position on the staffof Lagging two strokes behind AF 679th 0-3) VA-135 0-3)
week, but the Echoes didn't, as lead last week, and split even The Jax Air News. him at the; ninteenth hole was MARTD 0-4) VP-7 (drop'd out)
they fell before the vengeful with the Admin Play Boys 2-2, Chuck Able,. who shot a net 71

Paymasters, to end up with 34- to wind up with a 45-11 total. Personnel with prior sports for second place. Special Services
18, and second place. Bill Scarbrough, of OperationsAUW and newspaper experience are On Sunday, an All Station
Shop was top kegler again desired but not absolutely Mixed Two Ball Tourney was Has Gator Bowl
The Stingers brethren Hornetsdid this week, with a 233 high game necessary. The ability to type, held, with the outcome being
just as well in their Conti- and a 650 series. using correct English, and a Mr. and Mrs. Hans Tanzler set- Basketball Ducats

nental League, trouncing the Playoffs for the women's and keen Interest in following and ting a new course record in that Reduced price tickets are

Wave Barracks, 4-0, and pilingup men's championships took placeat writing about sports activities event with a sizzling 76 (37.36)) now on sale at Special Serv-
a 39-13 tally before the play- the Mainside alley Tuesdayand here at the Naval Air gross. Mr. and Mrs. Pete Gus- ices for the annual Gator
offs. ComFairJax swung into Station considered of took low with 66.
Wednesday, too late for this are tianas net a Bowl Basketball Tournamentat
second place, winning their bout issue. prime importance. In the remaining positions, the Jacksonville Coliseum,
against the 3rd Crewmen, 4-0. Interested parties are asked Tom Greenwood and Mrs. Bill December 2829.
Those hot and cold Fire Balls, second low with
to call the Editor The Jax Barrow took net Teams entered include Navy,
who held second place last Ironman Trophy Air News, at Ext. 216 or 0164 I, a 71; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Stewart Virginia Tech, Florida and
week, slipped and fell to third to arrange for interview and copped second low gross with 80; Vanderbilt. Tickets should be
consideration for the Sports and third and fourth low nets
bought as early as possiblefor
Point Race How Editor position. went to Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Hall, the best seats. For further
and Mike Benak and Mrs. H. C. .
information call Ext. 593.BLAZER
fQ 9 PORT SrzlIn Cyr, respectively.
On Among Units

basketball competition, can The Marines and VA-44 remain -
you relate the official referees' in their former Iron Man

signals for the following rule in positions, but Aircraft Mainte- I-
infractions? ance slipped to sixth place, as
Patron 30( the Mainside
1. Technical foul; 2. Holding; < '
3. Pushing or charging; 4. I1l-- intramural volleyball title and .' .,..0)... .. :,' / : .
third / '...i
place. '"
gal of the hands 5. Viola- < / c. f : ,
use 1" $
; : J
tion of out of bounds; 6. Traveling With bowling, basketball and i i; ".if U, .::11 .,{ii i ;;: ..)
"I $ .
still to be finished the : 1
golf t 0:{:" ""
; .j.
; 7. Illegal dribble; 8. present Iron Man standings ,, f< ,. ,;. : ,t ,. ,., '11 t, .J; ; :t.!:< ':.<'I'J:. ;. : : ?f,
Three second rule infraction 9. ; ;;' $: < } : */ tl tI
; 't '
: i. t
Blocking, and 10. Held ball. could how change they stack considerably.up now: Thisis ; ':i. *! : :i : :tt:'.,J::; .:. / i:7': f i ; : :!JL: : -l r;jt."' : >. '

(Answers to Quiz) WA ': : } i '
Marine 1490 DuVecCon 430 : ji.i-' ,.;; :Jl''t .
..r-:1.::: ;(/ < '1{ \;::, I.if; ;": ,l?> .,' > .c :
= ;
." ,
dn pajujod squtnq; U.JIM pasopEjaSinj VA-44 1450 FAETU 3021% t, 1-. .' <:':,: f.. >'.. ,., ".. :;j:'. .
'oi pun 'sdfti uo spu'ea VP-30 1372% MARTD 302% 1., '" ;'" :" ::v.: i.,?'*:. <.; ,. ",.,..t :'<, :,..,: ,4"',
: if'
AF 679th 890 VP-741 300 WP" J; ,'. t..t .{'.ty.
6 fspJBMapis pajtnod SJaaU!] ) :? y :: ..". ,. .'. it. <,. '', :.$."'
a a J q.L '9 :fspueu; TJJIM uojjom"i CptnFairJax 820 VA-35 282% .yil"'M;: : ,$.i:1ir.:: : i(; ,it.. '. I":.\:<'ft{'itj\;;':;,!";' .f.l' fi!}
aurnVd :Jjsij sajejOH '9 :Jjods 7:/c Maint. 650 VA-176 250Oitpentary )y
spunoq jo ;no o; aa3uij Sujjujodtore 570 Hospital, 210 BOWLING AWARDS-These seven Nary nurses at the Naval Hospital comprisethe
3UTAUM tore lt:. aeZ '4:1suAt NARTU 560 VP-18 20 winning Pan Handlers bowling team In the women's rolloff at the Mainside alley last season.
Their record stood at an impressive 15 win one loss total. Congratulating them on their performance
: saT.zg '$ :Jqsndfptreq saelull O&R 490 VP-16 -30 Is CAPT R. O. Canada, Hospital commanding officer. The champion keglers, who hare
'c : auo WJM JSJJM SdS8Jf Admin. 455 Operations _..200- Just finished current competition are (left to right), team captain Audrey Brennan. Kay Howard.
"2 :Sspireu 'OJ.L, suuoj 'I VAP-62 430 Buskirk. Carol Moore, Julia Pickering. Mary Bisenius and Rosie Fair.JAX .-

H" -. ..;


: Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 14 December 1961

j jI I NAWS School Is ..-. 'Dog Patch Jamboree' Stars ...ofi C/&E Seeking

DecommissionedAtNAnU Entrants For

Dec. 8 College StudyInterested

in attending collegeat

On December 8, 1961, the Naval a{ t night in your "own back-
Air Technical Training Unit's yard?" If so, the NAS Jax Ca-

:'Naval Air Weapons System reer Information and Education

',School (NAWS) was ..decommissioned Center has announced plans for
': after eight years of > { an evening college-level exten-

steadily training officer and enlisted <,GFv sion program to begin in Febru-
fundamental r {a } ... 1962.
personnel in the I. ruary

principles, of operationsof .' /(:rfft.::\' ( \. rJi!); !. ;U,: At the present time, however,
\ know how
air weapons systems and maintenance .Y :, f4y 1 ,\! A""' 1l'.ir,4 ".\ it is necessary to
certain 'i.t. \: \ ;;' many persons would be seriously -
of missiles con : \ .
.,; ,,. .i\j,1. '," '., ." .:":" in these
trol systems and other categoriesof ., :\ :, interested attending,
air weapons systems. courses before negotiations with

When NAWS was first activated WEBB PIERCE MINNIE PEARL FERLIN HUSKY one or more universities can be
in November 1953, it carried -- -
Military personnel, depend-
the title Aviation Guided Missiles -- ents and civilian employees of

School, Class O, and had a interested
the Navy are seriously -
student load of 18 enlisted per in enrollment should
sonnel. In January 1954, the title
> { forward an informal statement to
was changed to NAWS, its titleat the CI&E Center,Bldg. 955, stat-

time of decommissioning. In Ta { C a4 a a 3 i ing the level and type subjects
1954, the NAWS School was they would be interested in tak-
teaching such courses as the

AERO lOB Course, Guided Missile I a r .. ing.Unless an adequate number of

Sparrow Maintenance Course, prospective students indicate
Avation Fire Control TechnicianAQ
that they wish to take courses,
( ) Conversion Course and the be further
should they possible,
Aviation Guided Missileman < a' a,GaJyY planning will probably be can-
(GF) Conversion Course. When, I celled.
in late 1958 BuPers ordered '
CI&E will be glad to answer
more change in rate, the AQ s. inquiries made by phoning Ext.
8556 or 618.
sion Courses were dropped from
its curriculum. Slowly, in the MEET THEM AT THE "DOG PATCH JAMBOREE" of the nationally popular radio I
and TV recording stars appearing here will appear in person at the "Dog Patch Jamboree," MarineContinued--
years following the school's re- sponsored by the Navy Jax Special Services, at the Jacksonville Coliseum tomorrow. December ( from Page)
maining courses were phasedout 15, beginning at 1930. Although provided as a Christmas party for personnel of squadrons and DeHart attained leadership
completely or taken over by units which are members of the Composite Recreation Fund military and civilian employeesof a
some other school. nearby bases and civilian personnel of NAS Jax are invited to attend for a fee of $1.00 per grade of 99.62 during two six-
person. Country-weilern dress is encouraged. week summer training periodsand
During the latter years of its ------ was selected for the DAR

operation, only officers were sent award in competition with some
to it to received a full course in Guest, Tickets RADM Martin Visits I 3,000 PLCs attending colleges _

electronics, bombing computors, For Christmas and universities throughout the
and missiles.To .

be commissioned in the Meal On Sale NARTU I Units HereRear country.He is.now a senior at JU and

wake of the NAWS School's decommissioning Special meal tickets for will graduate in June, 1962, at
will be the Aviation which time he will be commis-
I guests and personnel on com- Admiral W. ,I. Martin, the new Chief of Naval Air
Ordnance Officers sioned a second lieutenant in the
(Manage- muted rations dQSiring to eat Reserve Training, was scheduled to visit the Naval Air
ment) School (Class 0)) which Marine Corps. He will then report -
Christmas dinner at the mess Reserve Training Unit here at NAS yesterday, December 13,
will begin classes at NATTU in to Quantico for additional
halls will go on sale tomorrow according to information received from NARTU on Tuesday
March, 1962. Purpose of this new military schooling.Mr. .
Friday, December 15. at nress time..
school will be "to provide Aviation --- and Mrs. Earl R. DeHartSr.
Tickets will be sold by the RADM Martin was scheduledto
Ordnance Limited Duty Of- 18 Naval Air Reserve stations ., travelled to Washington to
cashiers in mess halls at NAS arrive at 1215, going directlyto
ficers with a comprehensive, and units, operating some 400 see their son honored by the
and NATTU the
theoretical and practical background noon the NAS Officers Club for a squadrons with more than 28,000 DAR.
meals, December 15 through
necessary for the ,per December 24. press luncheon at 1300. Follow- officers and men.

formance and administration of Uniform of the Day will be ing the luncheon, the admiralwas NARTU here at NAS, com- WorkersContinued--
their future aviation ordnance manded CAPT R. E. ElliottJr.
by from
mandatory for all personnel. to be conducted on a tour ( Page 1))
duties. ., which is a unit under RADM is contemplated.
of NARTU facilities and later
Martin's command, supports 16 Employees who resign merely
that afternoon attend a recep- "Weekend Warrior" squadronsand to obtain refund of retirement

tion in his honor at the "O" units, consisting of about deductions with the intention of

Club. 1,500 officers and men. The local timeyl re-entry into the Federal

unit is also the only office in service are violating the Retire
Today, the admiral was sche- Florida for processing young ment Act by attempting to obtain

duled to visit with members and men for the Naval Aviation refunds under false pre

tour facilities of Reserve Patrol Flight Training program. tenses.

Squadron 741, a Jax-b as ed ,

squadron recently called to active -

duty to increase the na-

tion's readiness capability, before

: : J departing for his headquarters at

NAS Glenview, Ill. VP-741 is

presently attached to and under

4 the operational command of

Fleet Air Wing II, performingits
active duty assignment.
Having recently assumed his

])) present duties, RADM Martin
now directs all Naval Air Re-

serve activities throughout the
i nation. His command consists of i

Tenant: "The people upstairsare

GIVEN FIRST MESSMAN AWARD-Richard C. McFar- very Inconsiderate. Last
land, AA (right), of VA-44, has become the first messman at the
Station's Galley One to receive the newly instituted "Messmanof night they stamped and bangedon
the Month" award there. McFarland, who enlisted in the the floor all night.- MARINE VISITOR GREETED-Marine MaJGen. James P.
Navy June 14, 1961, reported here September 13 and has beenon Berkeley, (left), commanding general of the Marine Corps baseat
mess duty there since that time. His selection for the award Landlord: "Did they keep you Camp Lejeune, N. CM was greeted on his arrival here at NAS
presented to him by CWO C. W. Weimar, (left), assistant commissary awake?" last Friday by RADM Joseph M. Carson. (right), ComFa lax
officer, cited him for his neatness attention to duty, and ComNAB 6ND and CAPT James R. Compton, (center),
Tenant: "No, as it happened
adaptability and military bearing. McFarland ends his mess NAS commanding officer. MajGen. Berkeley journeyed to the
duty this month and returns to VA-44 where he ,is striking for I was still up practicing on my Jax area to speak to the Retired Officers Club of Northeast
aviation electrician's mate and is scheduled to go to Class "A" Florida at the Mayport Naval Station's Basin Officers Club on
School in March 1962. trumpet. Friday December 8.I .