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I Care For Dependents Beinq... Considered By DOD I

Dental care for dependentscould The spokesman emphasized, gets Defense approval now it services pointing out the need Program."

be on the way. The De- however, that the proposal is will be at least a year before for dental care for depend The Commandant of the

partment of Defense is con- still in its very early stages military dependents can beginto ents. Marine Corps has reported:

sidering asking Congress to although the matter was dis- reap the advantages of the The Chief of Naval Personnel "The effect of lack of dental

amend the Medicare law to in- cussed by the Dental Advisory program. is reported to have said care on morale can only be

clude dental care on a "parti Committee which met in the The matter must get Serv- that the results of a survey estimated. When the lower

cipating basis," according toa Pentagon last week. The DACis ice, White House and Budget conducted by the Navy rela- ranking enlisted men and

Pentagon spokesman. By made up of representativesof Bureau okays before it makes tive to dental care for dependents junior officers are faced with

"participating" it is meant the American Dental Association the trip to Congress. showed, "The concern for dental expenses of several

that those receiving the care and others concerned Meanwhile, the office of the the lack of provisions for ade- children, there is little doubt

would pay a portion of the bill with the relationship of Director of the Dependent's quate dental care for depend- that their morale is affected.

with the remainder dentists and the DOD.A Medical Care the de-
being paid Program is pre- ents is negligible as This situation has always in
by an insurance company similar proposal was made paring to issue the fifth annual pendents of naval personnelhave
the been the most fre-
whose premiums would be some three years ago but it Medicare report at the approximately the same past

taken care of by the govern- was not approved by the Secretary end of the month. In it will rights as existed prior to the quently reported weakness in

ment. of Defense. If the plan, "he statements from the various establishment of the Medicare the program."

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I Vol. 20 No. 12 U.S. NAS Jacksonville, Fla. 21 June 1962 I

Rome Boys' Choir SingsAt Commissary Will Be Senate Committee Okays

Closed On June 26

King Hall On SundayThe The will NAS be Jax closed CommissaryStore Tuesday, Quarters Allowance BillFurther

June 26, for inventory. It will
Boys' Club Choir of Rome, Ga., made up of 50 train- hearings on the quarters allowance legislationnow
ed voices, will present a concert this Sunday at 1930 at King be regular open hours.Wednesday during its in Congress have been held and a step closer to final

Hall aboard the Naval Air Station. action reported.
I -- The Senate Armed Services
All military and civilian per- Committee, in executive session,

sonnel and their dependents and -x reported favorably on the bill
: :
the general public are cordially .I.It after hearing earlier testimonyby

invited to attend the concert I,. <: : ,.: Secretary of Defense RobertS.

which will be freeofcharge.The ; McNamara.The .

committee added an
choir, composed of boys
amendment, however, in the
between the ages of eight and 14, ; >'
nature of a substitute bill. The
will provide a program of all
legislation is expected to be
new_ selections, one and a half i .
considered on the Senate floor in
hour variety show with specialty ,
the near future.
numbers, solos, duets, boy and"girl"
The amendments ((1) to
numbers. In .0 ? <
its first visitto ) a < 4
make the effective date of the
the Station last year, the ,
choir scored a big hit. ,, .: r bill January 1, 1963, and ((2) to
delete that section which would
Sponsored by the Boys' Club LS.x :; have made permanent the De-

of Rome, the choir was organizedin J" f pendents Assistance Act.

1955 and is under the direc- A .,' --.v:. \. A spokesman for the Senate
,: ..'
"'tF "' '. >>) Armed Services Committee
:: ; + saidit
tion of William R. Dixon, former ::W ;FiI: :
: :-t;, lI.J d'f. ,. {r" .<.t, i"l; .,., .. .,,
director of music at the Grace !'\r.J JT- '" "" .,, ;;IW-:;'..?""".. ... was too early yet to determineif
; -.l1f'it\O. t",; "' ; '" "': :, '!
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Methodist Church, St. Augustine _ww.. :::.W ", the package would have to be

AN UNGUIDED MISSILE-Fortunately and incredibly the navyman operator of this vehicle referred to a joint committee for
The choir has been in great escaped serious injury when ,it went out of control, crossed two oncoming traffic lanes on York ironing out.Secretary.
demand for programs before ser- town Ave.. here on the Station Jumped the curb collided with a tree and then rolled over comingto McNamara, in his
rest in the position and condition shown here. On-the-scene examination of the vehicle by the
vice clubs, conventions and other Station Security Department revealed that no mechanical defect was responsible for the mishapand statement to the committee said:

gatherings. The lads have appeared therefore, it was concluded that fatigue may have been the chief factor contributing to the "I am appearing before the com-
accident with the driver nodding at the wheel. The only way to prevent crashes such as this due to mittee this morning in supportof
on television in Atlanta fatigue is to refuse to drive In that condition. By apparently doing that this driver has lost his HR 11221. This bill has mod-
and Chattanooga and have car. the privilege to drive on the Station and is subject to disciplinary action. So. stay alert to
sung ified to some extent, in the case
stay alive-If fatigued do not drive.
with the Rome Symphony Or- of enlisted gradeshe i< legislative

chestra. proposal originally submitted by
Gray Ladies New 'Speed Line' 'Blue Collar'Wage the Department of Defense.

While the image of the Rome "However, the changes do not

Boys' Club Choir most often pre- Service StationTo alter the basic principles which
sented to the public view is that Are SoughtBy the Department's proposal soughtto
incorporate in the allowance
of a skilled singing group, the Open June 25
structure. We support the House
spirit of the organization lies HospitalTrained Authorized Navy Exchange JanuaryNAS bill."

deeper. These boys, chosen for reminded again At this point McNamara went
patrons were Jax officials have been
their interest and ability from Red Cross Volunteer this week of the opening of notified by the local Area Wage into the history of basic allow-

every part of the north Georgia Gray Ladies are urgently need- the new "speed line" service and Classification Office that a ance for quarters and told the

area and from a variety of back- ed at the Naval Hospital, accord- station on Allegheny Rd., between full-scale wage survey for un lawmakers how in September

learn their ing to Mrs. John Gillcrist, Gray Birmingham and May- graded employees has been ten 1961 he had established the Ad-
grounds, through
Lady Chairman.The field Sts., near the Station's tatively scheduled for the monthof visory Panel on Military Family
work together many aspects of I South Gate. The station is set January 1963. Housing Policies and Practices.He .

good character and citizenship.Some Red Cross is having diffi- to open for business at 1000 The survey will be jointly con- said the panel finally accepted -

of the numbers to be culty in meeting its com mitt- Monday, June 25, unless un- ducted by the Navy and the a Federal Housing Administration -
ments to in patients for friendly
I report reflecting the
foreseen circumstances should Bureau of Labor Statistics. A
heard during the program are
shopping services and recreation,
arise. full-scale involvesthe housing expenses of civilians according -
"0 Divine Redeemer", "The LordIs and to outpatients for receptionist wage survey to their incomes as the
will offer use of data collectors
The new station wage
: My Shepherd", "Around The service in the hospital's clinics. best possible source for computation -
more convenient and faster who personally contact a repre-
World", "Far Away Places", Trained Gray Ladies who have service to patrons since only sentative sampling of private em- of the BAQ rate structurefor

"I'm Sittin' On Top Of The recently arrived in the area and gas (and oil will be dispensedthere. ployees within the local labor the following reasons:
World", "Strolling Through The others who had to discontinuetheir market area to obtain detailed The analysis directly reflects -
current cost conditions
requiring -
information blue-collar
Park One Day", "Cruising Down services temporarily but Open hours for the speedy wage on no comparisions with
workers. There are presently
The River", "Aura Lee", "Gay could not become active are en- service facility will be 1000- blue-collar cost data of a preceding period.
some 3,700 or un-
1730 Monday through Fridayand
I 90's Medley", and "The Happy couraged to call the Hospital Red graded, workers employed at NAS It includes the information
1900-1500!> on Saturday.
Wanderer." Cross, Ext. 88-211. Jax. (Please turn to page 6, cQl. nUISTORY)

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P&ao2 JAX AIR NEWS 21 June'

-5 liberty vs Communism

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MAS, Jwk onv le
CAPT J. R. Compton Commanding Officer Civilian
With Under The LawFor
CDR Welter J. Schub Executive Officer Equality
Fleet Air Jacksonville NAB 6ND
RADM Joseph M. Carton Commander The following 36 NAS Jax civilian
CAPT Vincent Casey Chief of Stiff employees have been pro centuries the relation of liberty and equality hal

CAPT Gilbert J. Frevenhelm Fleet Air Wing Eleven ,?.,. _.Commander moted in accordance with the been a moot topic of political philosophy. Some reformer

CAPT Andrew H. Cowart _Chief Staff Officer Station's Merit Promotion Pro have Insisted that democracy calls for complete equality 0|
Naval Air Technical Training Unit
CAPT Hartiel D. Allen Commanding Officer gram. all men as well as for liberty. They have Insisted on a "leysling" ]
CDR Eugene F. Verdery Executive Officer Promoted at Overhaul and Re- process. Yet equality In all things Is often Inconsis
Naval! Hospital pair Department was Richard A.
CAPT J. M. Manner Commanding Officer Engineer t._. t with.. om'Dlete. Uberty.
Brantley, from Mechanical -- --- --- ---- -
CAPT Stephen H. Tollnt Executive Officer
Naval Air Reserve Training Unit GS-5 to Mechanical En- For instance, liberty usually which reads in 'part:

CAPT Ralph E. Elliott, Jr. Commending Officer gineer, GS-7; Millage Burnsed insists on the right to acquire "All persons born or naturalized -
CDR William M. Miller Executive Officer and Cecil E. Wood from Apprentice property, and some men have In the United States and]
Printed eommerlcally with non-eppfoprlated funds In Jackionvllle, Florida at
Aircraft Mechanic (General) little desire for property. The subject to the Jurisdiction there.of .I
the Rev.
no expense to government and In compliance with NAVEXOS -35 July
1958. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel' of Flaet Air to Aircraft Mechanic (General); American Declaration of Independence are citizens of the United
Jackionvllla. Naval Air Station, Navil Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing Weldon M. Cook and Warren E. > declared that, "all men States and of the State wherein
M, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and U.S. Naval Hoipital. Wolf, Apprentice Aircraft Me- are created equal." But it is clear they reside. No State shall makeor
CDR Alex N. Mclnnli, Jr. Service Information Officer
Andrew H. Planey Aiiiitant Service Information Officer chanic (Motor) to Aircraft Me- that Thomas Jefferson did not enforce any law which shall

Newt Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb Staff-Mae Spencer JO1; Mere Whetstone, I chanic (Motor); Nicholas V. Co- mean that all men are born with abridge the privileges or immunities

JOJ; Robert Doddt, SA, Ruth Anne Roberts, SA. stello, Industrial Engineer, GS-7 equal capacities. Some men, by of citizens of the United
Member of North Florida Induitrlal Editors Allocation and Southern and In-
to GS-9 Josephine P.
ternational Councils of Industrial Editor same, ; their nature, are physically States: nor shall any State deprive

The Jtx Air Newt It a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material Duffek, Illustrator, GS-6 to same, strong, and others weak. Some any person of life, liberty,
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit It given. Photographs tS-7 Sarah D. Fischer, Clerk- have greater intelligence than or property, without the process

unless otherwise credited are official U.S. Navy Photographa. Stenographer, GS-3 to Supervisory their fellow citizens.In of law: nor deny to any persons
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phoneextensions GS-4
Clerk-Stenographer, ; within its jurisdiction the
8164, 656, 272 or 216. equal
the of Plato
Aaron L. Harden, Charles H. writings protection of the laws."

Mathis, Jr., and Matthews C. Aristotle, equality meant the Similar guarantees are found

Wright from Apprentice Metal. equal rights of all citizens of in the constitutions of all demo.

'Say No To Nothing' Theme Of smith (Aviation) to Metalsmith the Greek city-states to the protection cratic nations. For instance. Ar-

tAviation); Joseph R. Hardingand of the law and to participate ticle 3 of the Basic Law I Bonn
James H. Jarvis III from in government. This was
: Constitution, 1949)) for the Fed
Apprentice Machinist to Ma. also the assumption of Locke,
eral of
Republic Germany declares
NASLeadershipContest Winner chinist; John T. Keene, Wimb- Montesquieu, Rosseau and Kant. : "All men shall be equal
ley D. Lockerman, Jr. and
In England, as early as the before the law. Men and women
G. West from
seventeenth century, equality of shall have equal rights. None
(Editor's Note: The following letter, written by LCDRR. Aircraft Mechanic (General) to civic rights under law had already may be prejudiced or privileged

J. Martin, Quality Assurance Officer, Overhaul and Repair Aircraft Mechanic (General); appeared in common lawn because of his sex, descent race

Department, and titled "Say No to Nothing" has been selected Maryalice E. Marks, from Clerk- the form of guarantees of due language, homeland and origin,

as winner in the officer category of the NAS Leadership Typist, GS-3 to Mail and File process of law or procedures in faith or his religious and politi-

Contest. It Is quoted In Its entirety. Winner In the enlisted Clerk (Typing), GS-4; ElizabethC. court conforming to the "law cal opinions."
Mears and Norma M.
category was a letter by Rex A. Hill, AEC, Training Facilities Zinkoskyfrom of the land." Equality of rights
Division, NATTU, which will be published in next week's ClerkTypist, GS-2 to same, under the law was the meaningof These constitutions carry out
lax Air News.) GS-3; William T. Naylor, Jr., the American Declaration of the old American proverb:
from Industrial I Engineering "Equal rights for all, special privileges -
Independence (1776).
"In every walk of life, men accept work and responsibility Technician, GS-9 to Leadingman for none."
in a variety of different ways. There are those who accept responsibility Machinist; Jack J. Shapiro, from It was also emphasized as a
which is assigned and carry it out to the best of their ability; Chief Equality under law also came
Quarterman (O&R Dept) leading principle of the French
some seek out responsibility and will grab at every opportunity to do to. include the Greek concept of
whatever they can do, or are assigned; some shirk responsibility. to Foreman Mechanic (O&R Declaration of the Rights of Man
"In general, there is a pretty well-rounded curve of all of these Dept.) and Citizen ((1789)), and becameone the right of all adult male citi-
types in the Navy and in every other field of endeavor. In order Promoted in the of the permanent achieve- zens to participate in govern
words, there are those who "charge," or those who "do", some who Supply Department ment including the right to vote
do just enough to get by, and those who always shirk. were Roy E. Chester, ments of the French Revolution.It and to run for office.
"How many times have you asked someone to do something that Otis McCormick and Josephine was a feature of the Bill of
was not directly in his line of duty and you get the answer: D. Mixon from Stock Control Rights (the first ten Amend The Fifteen Amendment ((1870)of )

"Sure", or is the answer a gruff-"well, maybe, if I find time,"- Clerk, GS-5 to Stock Control Supervisor ments) of the U.S. Constitution the U.S. Constitution soughtto
or do you hear-"No, that's not my responsibility." In all cases GS-6; Minnie L. Collies adopted in 1791. And it was conspicuously guarantee the right of Negro
considered, a fairly will-rounded curve still shows up. The latterof Nineteenth
these expressed attitudes is entirely within rights; in that, what from General Supply Supervisor emphasized in the men to vote. The
was asked to be done wasn't an officially assigned job, but, this i is GS-5 to Stock Control Fourteenth Amendment (1868)), Amendment ((1920)) removed the
the guy I'd like to get next to. Supervisor, GS-6; Lorenzo Can- I restriction on all women as vot

"In every command there are those select few (about S percent) way, from Warehouseman to -' ers.
on whom you can always depend on to accept any and every re stockman You can't buy freedom but
Isaac -
quested job freely, cheerfully, and with a seal that is usually heart- ; G. Sellers from (Editor's Note: This series is
shaking. Unfortunately, these few are the ones who usually get Leadingman (Fuels Operations) you can invest in it and your being taken from Ideas in Conflict

"loaded down," -or really get the work piled on. But God Bless to; Quarterman (Fuels Operations own security whenever you buya Liberty and Communism,,
them for there is usually always one or two of them around. Just ; ); Wallace L. Small from U. S. Savings Bond. Sign up for DOD Pam 3-11 published by the
enough to balance the-"that's not
my responsibility" type.
Scrap Material Sorter to Automotive monthly. purchases at Directorate for Armed Forces
"Have you ever stopped to think what a wonderful and power Crane your bank. And buy extra bonds
ful thing we would have in the Navy if every man who was asked Operator. Information and E d u c a Hon,
to do a job displayed the "charge" attitude. Promoted in the Public works during the Freedom Bond Drive DOD.)

"What I am saying here has nothing to do with doing an assigned Department was Albert F. Gat-
job well, but to the contrary; I'm referring to accepting lin from Clerk
every unassigned but requested task and doing it to the best of your GS-2 to same,
ability. Even if the percentage goes from five percent to thirty 3S-4; John Picciolo, from Pipe
percent, you're miles ahead. These are not just empty thoughts; fitter to Inspector, Public Works
let me illustrate: Mechanical Systems; Nace F,
"I presented this idea to my 78-man Division (A-V-Division Rogers, Electrician to Maintenance .
on one of our large attack carriers), at which time, those who had Scheduler
always been the "exceptional chargers. were pointed toward as ; Eleanor N. Sapp,
examples. Every man was instructed to, "Say No To Nothing" for one from Clerk-Typist, GS-3 to Clerk,
month. However, no request was to be made for which there was GS-4.
not a logical or legitimate reason. It was a simple idea not to interfere -
with normally assigned responsibilities, and was to be particularly Promoted in the miscellaneous
emphasized across chains of command rather than up and down groups were: Arthur B. Gilbert
through rank structure."In .

one month, the results were astounding. First, morale i improved from Aircraft Cleaner O&R Department .
grumbling about work virtually disappeared, cheerful acceptance to Blocker and Bracer
of all tasks was now the common place, men forgot the Supply Department
clock and were found having to be reminded that it was time to ; Louise
stop working due to pride in accomplishment. Productivity i increased Goodmen to Clerk-Typist, GS-3
and last, but not least, disciplinary cases reduced. The most O&R Department
remarkable change (and I can't explain this one), was that profanity to Mail & File
decreased. Supervisor, GS-4 Supply Department -

"This is a true illustration where the idea of saying "No To ; William N. Harmon Jr.
Nothing" really worked. As the Division Officer of that division I ,
shall never forget the day I was ordered to another command. One from Warehouseman Supply Department L4ji 1
of my P02's, in a parting comment made the statement: "You know to Firefighter (Structural '
Mr. Martin, this say 'No To Nothing" stuff even works at home
When the wife asks me to help her with the dishes, I say 'sure.: ), GS-3 Security Dept.; and -v.. :Mut ff

When"we get up to do them we find the kids have already done Lawrence C. Rosenquist from Oregon HOME-STATE DINERS-Some 150 native sons of California,
them. Supervisor ,nW"vlngton' Alaska and Hawaii gathered together at
"You think it won't work?-just "Say No To Nothing" and see! Timekeeper, GS-3 Galley here last Thursday to partake of the special steak
The Navy needs men who can do just that. Coupled with ability: Comptroller Dept. to Supervisor &Ed in their honor in an effort to bring local navy-
judgment, and integrity a good healthy attitude is all that is needed Timekeeper, GS-4 and men .! same state or general area together in a friendly
by our officers and men, and our civilian associates to make the Comptroller dinner .eri T.0-!? This was the second such "home-state
U.S. Navy continue to develop a heritage we may all be proud of." Dept. !here, Y the Galley ln the recently instituted program<



21 June 1962 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

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]J1I JiJJ1 VA Requests ReopeningOfGllnsurance.ForYear

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$ A. The Veterans Administration, in a major reversal of

; :, administration policy, shortly will send to Congress a re
: : 4 National Service Life Insurance to
k ,' \ ': 1\ commendation to reopen
: \ once-eligible World War II and Korea veterans, accordingto

\ : a Washington report.In .
i k' previous years the admin-
: istration had vigorously fought that the period begin in Janu-
., i ., ,
> '' ''
i :: ; attempts to reopen the insuranceand ary 1963 for all exservicemen"who

: its position on Cold War were formerly entitled to

) GI Bill legislation is said to still apply".

AIR LANE CONTROLLERS-CDR O. S. Braddock. (right), Officer-in-Charge of the Radar I be negative.An The Senate is reported to have
Air Traffic Control Center here at NAS Jax presented letters of achievement to six chief air con- example is the recent Bud- wanted to reopen NSLI for a
trolmen of the Center last week who were recently designated Radar Air Traffic Control Super get Bureau's chopping of an number of
visors. They are (left to right), S. S. Sisco W. R. Cress R. V. Bartell A. M. Eakin J. A. Crossleyand benefit years.
W. B. Coates who was not present for the photo. The letters read in part: " have per Army-sponsored packagefor
formed duties in the field of visual and radar instrument traffic control as a section leader and more servicemen disabled in such

recently as a RATCC coordinator in these capacities you have carried marked responsibility areas as Laos, South Viet Nam
demonstrated excellent supervisory capability and outstanding professional knowledge.Your and Thailand. The bureau turned Chief Rickett
dedication to duty is of great value to the Naval Service." signed by C A P T James R.
down for auto
Compton NAS Commanding Officer. The letters will become a part of the men's official recordsto requests $1,600
assist them in future assignments in the field of Air Traffic: Control. grants, exemption from dual

compensation restrictions in fed- Wins Praise

eral employment and vocational

Life In The British Navy- Station Traffic rehabilitation benefits were, saying too costly that such and

not consistent with the administration's On His DutiesOutstanding

Quite Different You KnowLife Violation RecordThe recommending objectives.In .that the insurance performance of

following is a report of be reopened for a one- duties as supervisor of the Naval

motor vehicle accidents and year period, the VA proposes Air Technical Training Unit's

in the British Navy is quite different from our own. traffic violations for the per- Enlisted Personnel Office has

It is filled with traditions handed down from the days be- iod June 10-16: earned for Ralph F. Rickett,

fore Columbus discovered America. NUMBER OF ACCIDENTSThis Jackson Receives PNCS, a "well done" from Cap-

Beards have long been a markof I tain H. D. Allen NATTU Com-
"engine room artificers. week (June 10-16)) 6 ,
the British seaman. In orderto The British Navy does not This year 119 NAS 'Serviceman'Award manding Officer, at ceremoniesthere.
beard which must
grow a designate rank by the use of Through June 1961 114 .
include a mustache also, a man
chevrons as we do. To them, a NUMBER OF DAYS SINCE For JuneErnest Chief Rickett's commendationread
must submit a chit to discontinue
shaving. When this is approved, chevron indicates four years LAST INJURY IN MOTOR : "As supervisor of the Enlisted -

he may begin to grow his beard.If good conduct service. The rateis VEHICLE ACCIDENT 7 D. Jackson, ATI, of the Personnel Office, you havo

he wishes to shave it off, he identified by a special insigniaworn NUMBER OF VIOLATIONSThis Aircraft Maintenance Department displayed outstanding qualities in

must submit a chit to continue on the right shoulder. A week (June 10-16)) 64 was accorded "Servicemanof the performance of your duties.

shaving. A British "tar" cannotgo fouled anchor is a leading hand Speeding .. .13 the Month" honors for Mayin Thoroughly conscious of the responsibilities -

ashore and come back with- and crossed, fouled anchors, is a Reckless Driving .. ....7 ceremonies held Wednesday, to the men and civ-

out his beard or he will be violating % petty officer.NATTU. Running Stop Sign. ..,,7 June 13. ilian emplyees in your charge,

a regulation. Others ..................................?..37 The aviation electronics tech- you have earned their respectand

Drinking regulations are also Honormen Forty-three drivers appeared nician received a check for $50 goodwill. Through your effort -

before the Traffic Hearing from Captain James R. Compton, and supervisory ability, the
different from our own
very C. W. Rowland, AE3, AE-A Board at the meeting held NAS Commanding Officer, and Personnel Division of this com-
Navy. All hands in the British
School-93.36. June 18 with disposition of an all expense paid trip to St. mand received an adjective
Navy over the of 20 receivea
age J. F. Kautz, A02, AO-B School cases as follows: Six lost driv- Augustine, courtesy of the USO. grade of "outstanding" duringthe
daily ration of grog. This is one
9019. ing and parking privileges Jackson received the honors previous four administrative
of their oldest and most hallowed
W. D. Young, AA, AO-A School aboard the Station, 11 were for taking the initiative in the inspections. Your contributionshave
traditions. At 1150 each morningthe
8553. assigned to remedial driving "component repair program" re- been well beyond the acceptable -
eligible hands 'receive "tot
a instructions, 18 received sus- cently entered into by the Air standard and have reflected -
of: rum", roughly one eighth pintof
pended penalties, 15 were craft Maintenance Department.He credit upon yourself, this
diluted with water to
rum given warnings, three were is said to have offered many command and the Naval Service."
fill a standard drinking glass.In .
dismissed, one was fined and beneficial suggestions for im- The commendation will becomea
the all hands
evening, are
two were referred to com- provements which have en- permanent part of Chief Ric-
issued two bottles of beer. There
mand officers for possible dis- hanced the overall efficiency of kett's service record.
is no age restriction on the issue .
ciplinary action. the Department in the program.He
'of beer. Chief Rickett has been trans-
WHEN TIRES BLOW OUT was also cited for his great
Each day at 1600 there is a Most persons, rightly, feara interest in the Quality Control ferred to the USS Rush, home-

tea break, when the men receivea blow-out when traveling at Division Leadership Program. ported at NS Mayport.

cup of tea. Supper is usuallynot -------
high speeds; particularly a
until after 1800. blow-out on a front wheel.

However, all is not rum and That is why many drivers, if

roses aboard Her Majesty's Navy. buying only one pair of new

Men are required to work hard. tires, always puts them on

In addition, their pay scale is the front wheels. Great care

slightly lower than our own. +t, 91S Y and skillful driving are nec-

The monthly pay for an able essary when a blow-out oc-

seaman, equivalent to our sea- curs. You will, of course, havea

man, is about the same, but firm grip on the wheel at

they receive no additional sea all times when driving, and

pay. A chief petty officer, un- will be alert and ready for 4 b ,If .

married and with 18 years ser- emergencies.If .

vice, receives about $210 per n a blow-out occurs on any

month. Of course, the amount of wheel what should you do? '

pay varies: according to lon- 4A 1. Steer! Don't think of any- _. 'i

gevity and marital status, as does thing but steering; 2. When

our own. you are sure you have the '\Ij
car under control, and then
A British lad may enlist in ,
only, use your brakesbutuse .
of 15 and 3/i .;
the Navy at the age
them with caution 3. If : *: ,
years for a minimum of nine > M+' the car jerks about when ::; .,;: y,}
'* :
years. His enlistment time does brakes 7 .. ::9./t"S J' .
are sways ''' '
not officially begin though, until :4 badly, release them at once; :; : .. j

he reaches the age of 18. let the car roll farther, then / ,17' ;;,::{ .. /

He begins as a junior seaman, apply the brakes again light- ..,m' x/ JJ Lit
and after reaching 18, he becomes -
an ordinary seaman. Then, BEAUTY AT SEA-Sun and tires are good insur- RECEIVES NAS HONOR-Ernest D. Jackson. ATI. of the

he advances to able seaman, to surf seem to provide a plea ance against blow-outs. If Aircraft Maintenance Department was named "Serviceman of
the Month" by NAS Jax last Wednesday during ceremonies in
leading hand, to petty officer, sant while pasttime for the Cheryl hours. When Cobbto tires are old or weak, d'n't the office of Capt James R. Compton NAS Commanding Of

and finally chief petty officer. Cheryl isn't away swimming she drive at excessive speeds; get ficer. In addition to a commendatory letter. Jackson received a

This is slightly modified in the works as a clerk typist at Pat new tires. $50 check-and an Clamber tour of St. Augustine
of the USO and of Commerce.
specialist rates, which are called rick AFB Fla. courtesy


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Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS 21 June 1962

NROTC Program

rThursday : Open To Both

Navy, MarinesEach

June 21 qualified male enlisted
Mainside-Raymie; 1900 only. .;' .. personnel be nominated
NATTUnit Experiment In ':> i !% pr 1 LL for participation in the Navy

Terror; 1900 only. College Aptitude Test. This ser-

Hospital The, Long Voyage art : j' s vicewide competitive examinationis

Home; 1900 only. conducted annually in Decem.
Friday, June 22
ber. Those men successfully pass.
In The Gray ;
Mainside-Man ': ing the examination will be given
Flannel Suit 1900 only. "., .
; >:" " further consideration for appoint.

NATTUnit-Raymie; 1900 only. ':?< xr ment as midshipmen in the Naval

Hospital-Experiment In Ter- r )W" ; 4: ; Vs Reserve Officers Training Corps.

ror; 1900 only. M Some 200 appointments are offered
}'.+ annually to enlisted per
Mainside Summer And sonnel on active duty in the

Smoke; 1900 only. Navy and Marine Corps.

NATTUnit-Man In The Gray L21 The NROTC program providesfour

Flannel Suit; 1400 and 1900. J4rgr tvL years of college at 52 universities

Hospital-Raymie; 1900 only. and colleges located
June 24 I.
Sunday, throughout the United States
Mainside-The Children's Hour; Upon graduation the midshipmen

1400 and 1900.NATTUnit are commissioned as ensigns in
And T1
Summer : j3t\ the Navy or second lieutenantsin
Smoke; 1400 and 1900. = : __ the U.S. Marine Corps.

Hospital-Man In The Gray SAMPLE OF FREEDOM-"Mrs. U. S. Savings Bond" Mrs. Emily Terrall, paused to chat with Interested personnel should
Flannel Suit; 1900 only. CAPT V. F. Casey (left), ComFairJax Chief of Staff, and CAPT James R. Compton. NAS Com .
manding Officer, during her visit to the Station and VA-44 last Friday. Mrs. Terrall visited the possess the following qualifica.
Monday, Jacksonville area in connection with a campaign urging evertoneto buy U.S. Savings Bonds. She tions: not have reached their
Mainside-Drums In The Deep shows the two captains samples of bonds and told them that just 31 cents a day for 61 days 21st birthday on July 1 of the

South; 1900 only.NATTUnitThe. wilt buy a freedom bond:' year in which they are enrolledin

Children'sHour the program, must be highly
; 1900 only. Rise, .Fall OfBattleships motivated towards a Navy career
And Smoke NAS Cecil Field CelebratesAnniversary
Hospital-Summer ; To must demonstrate leader.
1900 only.
ship qualities and maturity, and
Tuesday, June 26 Be On WJXT-TV not be burdened with financial
Mainside-Walk On The Wild obligations.
.1 10th June 30NAS
Side; 1900 only.NATTUnitD. "End Of The Battlewagon Special request chits for NRO

rum In The the history of the rise and fall TC may be submitted locally to

Deep South; 1900 only. of the battleship, will be re- Cecil Field will celebrate its tenth anniversary on the CI&E Center during the per

Hospital-The Children's Hour; broadcast on "The Twentieth June 30 with an "open house" that will feature what is said iod August 1 through September

1900 only. Century" Sunday, July 1, at 1800on to be one of the biggest air shows ever held in the Jacksonville 20.
Wednesday, June 27 WJXT Channel 4. area.Heading.
Mainside-Guns Of Navarone; "
1900 only. After twin blows to the powerof the three-hour show play golf tournament, open to
NATTUnit-Walk On The Wild battleships in World War II, will be the Blue Angels and the both civilian and military per- Classified

Side; 1900 only. at Pearl Harbor and the Battleof Navy's Chuting Stars, along with sonnel. Immediately followingthe f

Hospital-Drums In The Deep Midway the big warshipswere performances by Fleet aircraft golf tourney, a buffet will be FOR SALE

South; 1900 only. reduced to a supportingrole based at Cecil Field. The Blue served and prizes awarded.A .
Cedar Hill Esfates-3 bdrm, 2 baths
fast carrier task ,
protecting Angels will present breathtaking dance is also scheduled,
RADM JVIcCain forces and bombarding enemy formation and solo flight man- from 2000 to 0100, with a limited Irg I liv rm, Fla rm, hwd fin; SP 10888.)
Hyde Grove Acres-3 bdrm, 2 baths,
shorelines .prior to amphibious euvers which have won them a number of tickets being sold by
$2600 LCDR
patio equity. Mollisonj
Becomes CHINFOIn landings. place in the forefront of world )both the NAS Jax and Cecil EV 94862.

aviation. Field Special Services offices.
Their last moment of glory was Cedar Hills-3 bdrm 2 bath, porch,
SeptemberThe The Chuting Stars sky- The Field's will
are a gates at
In the Battle of Leyte Gulf, when patio 89.45 per mo; SP 15505.
diving team whose aim 1000 for visitors to their
Chief of apparent begin
Navy's present ,
they shattered the Japanese fleet. Hyde Park-4 bdrm, 2 bath, kit. equip.
Information, Rear Admiral Dan- Today the U.S. Navy has no bat. will be to demonstrate that a visit during the day of festivitiesand i VA fin; 387-3968.
iel F. Smith Jr., will relieve man in a free-fall from a high- ,view the numerous static
tleship in commission.One Ortega Hilli-3 bdrm, 2 bath, Irg. (iv,
RADM Paul P. Blackburn Jr., flying aircraft can do anything displays of aircraft, weapons and ,.
rm, FI rm. patio; EV 8-6415
as Commander, Carrier Division of the special guests on a fighter plane can do except equipment. The air show is
Ortega Hills-3 bdrm brick, 2 bath,
Three in September. the program will be Vice Admiral climb. To prove this, the men scheduled to begin at 1300.
RADM J. S. McCain Jr., now William Callaghan (Ret.), with parachutes will put on an garage; low down pmt; 389..891In
Corpus Christ!-Will trade equity,
Commander, Amphibious Training skipper of the USS Missouri the aerial "dogfight", pass batons
3 bdrm, heat, builtIn
w-w cert
carpet loC
Command, Atlantic, will succeed last battleship built for the Navy. back and forth and generally act CDR Bradbury Will
oven & range, disposal, for similar
RADM Smith in the CHIN as though they do have some
equity In Ortega Hills EV 93800.
FO post. Dick: Have you a book called power besides the force of gravityand
San Jose-3 bdrm 1 fit bath lake
Orders assigning RADM Black- "Man, The Master Of Woman?" flowing air. Assume FAETU Post; 7331986. on ;

burn to new duties have not been Librarian: The fiction depart- Part of the celebration will include -
Ortega Hills 3 bdrm, air cond, den
issued, it was reported. ment is on the other side. a 36-hole handicap medalFTSg ;
CDR McGuire Retires EV 4-7185.
Ortega Hills-3 bdrm, 2 bath, Fla.

Commander G. O. Bradbury, rm., patio, cor. lot. Low dn pmt. 7323

Assistant Officer in Charge of Pineville Dr. EV 71174.

Fleet Airborne Electronics Train- Ortega Hillt-3 bdrm, 2 bath, att. gar.,

ing Unit, Atlantic, DetachmentTwo Fla rm., fen. back yard FHA fin., will
take 2nd mortg. EV 7.1922 after 1600.
will assume the reins as
OinC of the unit on June 29, relieving FOR RENT

CDR James F. McGuire. Unfurn. 2 bdrm, (liv. rm, kit equip.
CDR McGuire will retire from Will consider furnishing; 7710739.)

the Navy on that date, having Riverside-Share 2 bdrm apt with bus

completed 20 years, service. iness lady* EV 4.7707 after 2000.

All hands are invited to attend : lakeshore-furn. apt. conv to NAS,

the change of command and buses and stores; EV 94275.

.. retirement ceremonies at 1400 on lakeshore-2 bdrm furn, Ig gar, fen
i #: a :f June 29 at Building 168, said a corner lot, Fla. rm. $90 per mo. yearly
; unit spokesman.CDR lease; 771-737)

McGuire has been OinC 1 bdrm bachelor apt. Newly built and

since March 1960. Previous to furn. Avail. July 1 $90 per mo.; FL

; t that he was Operations Officerat 9-3022..

NAS Sanford. Furn. 2 bdrm
.Duplex swimming pool,
: avail. Immed. $75 per mo.; SP 1.5621
v "I beg your pardon," said the RIvertde-4 rm furn apt, FL 9-6782

man returning to his seat in the call before 0830 or after 1800.

'} \ '' theater, "but did I step on your 4 room furn apt., Infant OK EV 90514or )
: \;7cs ; I
.M'JF: toe when I left?" EV 8.9806
FOR A WORTHY CAUSE-Mrs. L. E. Sutherland (center, and Mrs. T. E. Greenwood "You certainly did," came the
(right). Chairmen of the annual Magnolia Ball held here at NAS Jax recently Joined together last reply THIS N' THAT
week lo present a $500 donation, realized from the Ball, for the use of the Navy-Marine Residence Rider Wanted: Anyone desiring ride to
Foundation, Inc.. Washington, D.C. Mrs. W. E. Fraser accepts the donation on behalf of the Board "Good, then I am in the right Phil departing NAS Friday night June
of Officers, Jax Navy Officer's Wives Club, to be forwarded for use In that charitable endeavor row." 22, contact LT Gage; Ext. 506 or 501.

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center attraction in this row of
over 30 trophies at right, servo
ing to attest VA-44's athletic
prowess, is the famed Iron
Man Trophy, The Hornet's
have built a new display case
and, according to a spokesman,
plan to retain the prize trophy
permanently by winning it for
the fourth consecutive time in
the current series of athletic
duels. What say their contenders -

3,500 PointsUnclaimed JAX AIR SPORTS IM Bowlers FightingFor

In NEWS League PositionsThe

., ..........,.. ..,..,, _. .._... ...
y : -M -''"' '''-' -
;; ;:; Owl Hoots of VP-30 have rolled themselves into the
? ::4.
Iron Man RunThe >> first place slot in the Continental League IM Bowling race,
f leaving the Hornets of VA-44 and Disbursing's Paymasters

Hornets of VA-44 are t scheduled at Air News press time to fight it out for second

well on their way to retain- place_ last night.It's .
ing the Iron Man Trophy for a toss-up, however, between
American League, the Spades
Supply "A" and Special Service's
the fourth straight time, hav- Aces of VP-30 downed the VAP62 -
Strikes which will lead the
as to
ing a total of 1800 points mid-
Skywarriors In a 11 three
National League into the final
way through the seven event roll-offs. games giving them a total of
race. four points with which to add
Supply "A" now sports 47 wim
The first event was basketballin against 17 losses and is scheduledto to their established 44-win, 16-
which VA-44 took first placeto finish its intramural matches loss tally. It was enough to tie

gain 1000 points. During the tonight against the Echoes of the League leaders, Admins' Play
track and field meet they acquired 48-16 all. These two teams
,. FAW-11. The Strikes, holding a Boys,
300 points, and in tennis P' 44V4 to 19'/fc record, also meet will now have a playoff match
they gained 500 more. In the sec- ir:: i4i the Flying Phantoms of VP-18 for the first place honors.
ond half of the softball season, ) tonight. The outcome of these The season has brought about

they are leading the American games will determine the National some outstanding achievements
League with 15 wins and 3 League winner. Already finished and perhaps the most honoredfor

losses. i in league play is another any kegler is membership in
Second place VAP-62 is also contender, VA-44's Cougars, with the "600 Club". Following are

well in the running with a total t iaa 45 wins and ,23 looses. the members thus far in the
of 950 points. It took second in n t a., :. z aa:3 .. > ct, In Monday's only roll-off, in 1962 season together with their

basketball receiving 750 points, what appeared to be a contest scores:
100 points in the track and field for the second place slot in the Ed Carroll-673; Bob Therrel654 -
meet and 100 for tennis. The F ; F. J. Resavy-651; Dan Mors-
I photo squadron is 'KEEP A STEADY ARM AND FIRM GRIP'-So says Joe 646; 642 and 617; Lyn Durant642 -
now running
McDonald, NAS Golf Pro. as he instructs Bobby Cuccias in the
third in the American League correct use of an iron. Bobby, together with (left to right) Don Swim MeetDeadline and 607; George St. Hilare-
softball hassel.In Gifford, Jeff Henderson and Mike Piva are participants in the 634 and 618; Gene Vargo-625;
Junior Golf Clinic which began last Friday at the golf course Sam Ortega-620; Rosben Majam618 -
a close third, AF679th hasa driving range. Over 50 youngsters attended the first classes. FridayTomorrow ; Dave Rotando-616; Bob Sie-
total of 900 points. In basket- Under Joe's supervision, the Clinic courses are being held for Al Bowden-615 C. A.
ball they mounted 100 points to boys and girls ranging in age from eight through the Junior is the final day gler-615; ;
their list Varsity level. Beginners, from eight to 12, are invited to gatherat that commands and units hereat Gore-609; Jerry Brunick-608;
then added 400 in 0900 followed by those from 12 to 18 at 1000. The four lads Marion Griffin-606; Bob Cowan-
track and field and 400 in here toward Junior Varsity Team NAS will be able to submit
more are working developing a and 600 and Ray Gunnells600. -
//602 ;
tennis. which will play other contenders of their age group from various entries for the one-day IM
courses throughout the Jax area. Their classes, which are opento Swimming Meet, scheduled to .
The remainder of the seas6n other young golfers who have graduated from the beginners take place at the Indoor Pool Individuals who have excelledin
leaves the Iron Man Trophy wide colvmn, begin at 1100. The Clinic will run through July 6. June 26 at 1900. rolling High Games this year

open with a possible 3500 points.In Following are the events in are: Dan Mors of the Stingers

softball, the winner between Fleet Units Eligible which the swimmers will take with a '266; George St. Hilare of
the American and National part: 50 meter free-style; 50 the Stingers with a 263; Gerald
League playoffs will gain 1000 meter back-stroke; 50 meter Raymer of the Cougars with a
points, with the runnerup getting District Golf Tourney breast-stroke; 100 meter free- 257; Robert Roemer of the Sky
750 points. style; 200 meter free-style relay Warriors with a 248; Bob Gun-

The winners of the golf and ; 150 meter individual ter of the Strikes with a 246;
bowling) events medley which includes the Lyn Durant of the Paymasterswith
can acquire 1000
points each, giving 750 points to Nears July 4 TeeOffWith free style, back-stroke and a 245; and Whitney Goensof
second place.A breast-stroke; and the three the Neptunes with a 245.
less than two weeks remaining before the teeoffof meter fancy diving. Dan Mors, in his 39 games so
one day swimming meet, the 1962 Sixth Naval District Golf Tournament, NAS far (he rolls three more tonight),
scheduled for June 26 will give Cecil Field officials have announced that only 30 golfers has maintained the High Indivi-

the first place winners 500 points have submitted entries. Softball dual Average of 188.

and The second place 400 points. This light number of regis is uninterrupted, the awards cere- I IM Ed Carroll of the Fireballs
top ten standings thus far trants may be largely due to Jax together with a buffet holds the Individual High Set
for the Iron mony ResultsThe
follows: Man Trophy are as Navy Fleet Commands being un- i luncheon will be held on the last honors with his "600 Club" tallyof
that they are eligible to 673. Ed, incidentally, was
day of the matches. I top five teams in both the
UNIT POINTS participate at the District level. Last week, the Air News stated American and National Leagues taken to the hospital a week ago

VA-44 1800 Fleet officials at Norfolk, Va., that yesterday, June 20, was to following Monday's play are: yesterday, the victim of a heart
AP-62 950 announced earlier in the season be the deadline for entries, how- NATIONAL W L attack.
AF679th 900 that there would be no Fleet ever, this date is now subjectto VA-44 15 3 Until last Monday, the High
arines 700 golf matches this year and as an extended period, within I Marines 15 4 Team Set was held by the VA-
A-175 500 such, Fleet Commands are en- reason, allowing sufficient time VAP-62 14 4 44 Stingers of the National Lea
Hospital 475 couraged to take part in District for the host command's program-1 VP-16 13 5 gue. They had it taken away

VP-18 450 competition.Any ming.So Dispensary 10 8 from them by a two-pin marginas
Admin 400 Fleet unit or squadronmay far, representatives entered AMERICAN W L the American League VP-30
VP-16 375 submit rosters of four mem- range from Memphis, Tenn., Pen- NARTU 15 0 Spades Aces topped the season
VP-30 375 bers plus two seniors (a senior sacola, ComFairJax, Naval Hospital Admin 11 3 runners 2,756 to 2,754.
being anyone who will have attained Jax, and Key West, Fla. AF679th 10 4 The IM Bowling League roll-

the age of 45 as of August ALL NAS PERSONNEL desiring ComFairJax 10 5 offs will begin Monday, June 25,
Marine Small 1, 1962)). In addition, those com- to take part in the District VA-35 8 7 starting at }730 with the Worn-
Arms UnitIs
mands having female personnelon Matches are requested to register Tuesday night, Admin playeda ens' teams. They are the Pan
board are permitted to Include with Joe McDonald, NAS Jax double-header against NARTU Handlers, the Untouchables, the
Moving To QuanticoThe
three women golfers on Golf Pro, no later than tomor- and AF679th. Those results were i Strikettes and the Pen Queens.

Marine Corps Marksman- their rosters. row, Friday, June 22, for quali- not available at press time. I The Mens' teams will follow
ship Training Unit, now locatedat All entires should be made by fying on 23 and 24 June. Thirtysix Next Monday, in the tight American the girls at 2000. Monday, Wed-
Camp Matthews, Calif., will mail, addressed to the Commanding holes must be played as League race for first nesday and Thursday of next
move to Marine Corps Schools, Officer (Attn: Code A-4)), scheduled, and golfers with the place, VA-44 plays Supply and week will be the roll-off days
Quantico, Va., in September NAS Cecil Field, Fla. lowest medal scores will qualifyfor VAP-62 vs Marines.To for both men and women, how-
A Marine Corps announcementsaid The tournament will get under the respective divisions in dated, the softball league ever, the men will also play
the unit will be activited on way on July 4 and run through. representing NAS Jax during playoffs are scheduled to,be held the following Monday and Tues-
Oct. 1, 1962. the 7th. Providing the schedul ethe matches. June 28-29. day, July 2-3.

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June 1962

! -

J 'Miss May port' Credit Union Assets Now

Contest Opens J In Excess Of $4 MillionAssets

AiRSMayport of more than $4 million were reported this week

for the Jax Navy Federal Credit Union here at NAS Jax as

A two-month search for a new Roland E. Byrd, President of the Credit Union, announcedthe
beauty Queen to reign as "Miss { semi-annual dividend and an increase in the shareholding -

Mayport" during 1962-63 is now k { limit.
rb -- -
underway at the Mayport Naval In making the announcements, conjunction with this tremendous
Byrd said that the Board of Dir-
Station. + + growth, the Board of Directorshas
ectors have declared a semi-an-
increased the total share-
The contest is open to all residents nual dividend of 4%% for the holdings that may be depositedper
r 'J first six months of this year and
of the greater Jackson- family from $10,000 to

ville area between 17 and 25I I \ ,y I payment reflected of on the members'dividend quarterly will be $25,000. It is estimated, he con- I I

I tinued, that the Credit Union
of who unmarriedand
years age are statements which will be mailedto
will return approximately
have never been married. them during the second weekof
$179,000 to its members in the

The new queen will be crown- July. form _of dividends and interest
Credit Union has reached a
ed by Miss Adelaide Smith, the exceeding $4 mil during 1962, along with provid-
milestone by ing each member with Life Savings -
1961-62 title holder, following her lion in assets, Byrd said, and in Insurance up to the first

selection during judging at the $1,000 deposited to their account."A .

Enlisted Mens' Club on August systematic savings accountat
Vets AdvisedTo
10. the Credit Union is the best
'ADD THIS TO THE $4 MILLLION'-Mrs. Jessie Smith. "
Entry forms and informationmay Head Cashier with the Jax Navy Federal Credit Union here at investment you can have, according -
NAS Jax, accepts a personal check from CAPT James R. Comp- Check On to Byrd, who urges all
be obtained from the Serv- ton. NAS Commanding Officer, for deposit to his account late personnel, both military and

ice Information Office, NS May- last week and at the same time informs him that the organization civilian, to investigate the saving
has just recently passed the $4 million mark in accumulated
available at the Credit
port. plan
assets.'Don't Gl InsuranceMore Union.

than three million vet- The Cashiering Section of the

Fret Photo Fans To erans should give careful studyto Credit Union office is open from
Neptune; their GI insurance holdings, 1100 to 1600, Monday through

according to B. J. Gannon, Offi- Thursday, and until 1630 on Fri-

Meet At Hobby cer in Charge of the Veterans day, for the purpose of making

KeepYourNoseHigtiBy Administration office in Jackson- payments, deposits and with-
Shop June 28 ville. drawals. Deposits and paymentsmay

GI term also be made by mail, Byrd
LT Robert F. Weiland Taken any pictures lately? They are still concluded with military
which play a valu- person-
insurance, can
If how would like to
so, you
Recently a sleek new bird came to town. She was big learn the methods of developing able role for a growing familybut nel being allowed to make out

and fast, with those four powerful propjets.Roomy and your own film and making which may become prohibi- allotments for that purpose.

comfortable too, they say-pressurized, air conditioned, with own prints-or for thoseof tively expensive as they near retirement -
galley and bunks-they say you can even stand straight up you who know how, age. Corps Promotion
in her, And no wing beam. Real swanky-and they say she older veterans are now
wouldn't it be nice to have a "Many Board Dates Set
can even do a job in ASW with all the fancy gear she car- modern lab in which to do finding themselves unable to

ries. Fancy name too "Orion"-after some stars, they say. your work? continue their term insurance Tentative dates for the con-

The swarms of people who remember when-." In answer to these questions, payments at their greatly increased vening of enlisted promotion
boards in 1963 have been
came to see her said, "terrific", NAS Special Services has an- rates and are unable to anoun-
"marvelous and noticedthe Sure you remember, Neptune.You ced by Headquarters Marine
hardly nounced that they plan to open obtain new insurance coverage,
have plenty of memoriesto Corps.
old "Neptune" taxiing out up the temporarily closed Gannon said. "If they die, their
for another keep you warm in your od. The board to select sergeants
days work-like Photo Lab located on the sec- widows will have nothing; yet
other age. And you haven't retired yet. major, master gunnery sergeants,
every day since 1946. The
the the veteran may
ond floor of the Hobby Shop- over years
We can't first and
give your really big sergeants master ser-
people paid no attention as a much $7,000or
I. providing there is enough have invested as as
jobs to the untried youngster, geants will convene July 9. The
Quartet or Cardfile a Pay- $8,000 in this form of insur-
: interest shown
"photo bug" by
window yet. Stick around till she proves session is expected to last ap-
or perhaps a Spangle "
here the Station.To ance.
herself. personnel on proximately nine weeks.
roared Then, MAYBE, JUST
away on some mission of MAYBE find out if there is interest The VA official disclosed that The selection
we might let you picka gunnery sergeant
ASW alert? SAR? Min-
urgency. nice spot in the Air Museum. an open invitation is in all about 14,000 World War I board is scheduled to meet Octo-
Shipping recco, HUK sup- extended to all hands to attend veterans still hold U.S. Govern-
You know ber 8 with an estimated durationof
though, Neptune,
port, photo mission, etc, etc? All
"Orion" does look a little bit a meeting at 1900, Thurs- ment Life Insurance term poli- eight weeks.A .

are tricks-and in old Neptune's bag of like you. Same tail, she has your day, June 28, at the NAS cies which originated in the first board to select staff serge-
all in
a day's work. wings, nice clean lines, same Hobby Shop.If World War. More than 285,000 ants, set to convene January 7,
But did I notice that old Nep- coloring. Pretty, really. enough interested parties World War I vets have converted 1963, will be in session for some

tune lift her nose a little as she So don't fret, Neptune. Keep respond to the invitation, thereis their term policies to a more 10 weeks.

roared by the glamorous new that proud nose pointed high, hope of creating a NAS permanent plan of insurance.

starlet. I think I heard a snort and whether you be a 1-2-3-4-5- Jax Camera Club, however, at National Service Life Insur- Senate
of contempt from the old timer- the moment the only concernis originating in World WarII
6 7 ance, (Continued from
or no man who knew you page 1))
might have been an engine cough will ever forget you. "interest". is still held by more than necessary for establishing a grad-

though. (Editor's Note: The Navy has 89,000 Florida vets alone, he said. uated allowance for all ranks in

"Prop-jet, humbug," she nort- announced that Patrol Squad "Well, boys," said Jenkins, ex- "Veterans should rememberthat that it reflects expenditures for
ed, "new fangled gadget. Why I rons 8 and 44, both based at NAS cusing himself, "I guess I'll haveto a term GI insurance policy housing by income groups.
Patuxent River. Md., will be the
first operating units to receivethe go home and explain thingsto that carries an annual premiumof i The data is regularly avail-

new P3Y-1 "Orion" antisub- my wife." $9 a thousand at age 35, jumpsto able and can be used for future
Military Personnel marine warfare planes. These "Explain what things?" askeda an annual premium of $47 a BAQ adjustment studies at no

first "Orions" are due for deliveryin friend. thousand at age 65 and then to additional cost to the
May Be Armed On July with a total of 22 scheduled Jenkins shrugged his shoulders $73.16 a thousand at 70," Gan- ment. govern-
to be on squadron duty by
the end of 1962.) wearily. "How should I know?" non concluded.OUTSTANDING In his statement the Secretaryalso

Commercial Planes ... ... .., made these points ". .I
''' '''' '''''' ''' ''''':' :<< ''>'" >'' ''' ''>>: :
.y.. '''W' .w' '< :' '''' '''''':'': ': };;' ::;'* *'''*' : 'xw % :
< '; 'fff ;.' {ip: Wm. ij U ] :: ;:: Trrry consider adequate housing for

Military personnel required to ;' our service families to be of

carry guns, either concealed or : : '., vital importance in our effortsto

in the open, while traveling on "' 4 make military careers suf-

commercial planes are exempt ,, :.:.:. .. ficiently rewarding to enable us
from the restrictions of recent ; ,
to attract and retain
high caliber
laws which makes the carryingof 1f : personnel in both the officer and

firearms on planes a crime. 'enlisted rank structure.. ,

Personnel whose mission will v. "We owe to those military per-

not be "compromised" by revealing sonnel for whom we cannot provide -

that they are "armed" housing, quarters allowancesmore

must "confidentially" notify the TiL :. .. in line with current costs
airline agent that they will be ?,y 4 in the civilian community."We .
carrying a weapon.In '<<' : ; : consider the proposed increases -
the event the gun's presence ..w.::7'<. ...........",.,...... .. .,_'''.:: _' """, t ....:Yo',.... to be very modest and
CORPSMEN-CAPT J. W. Weaver NAS Senior Medical Officer (center), request favorable
might endanger the mission the your consideration.
congratulates R. Petit, HM1, after presenting he and other Dispensary corpsmen with certificates
bearer is to keep quit and try to of Merit for having been selected as outstanding corpsmen during the period November 1961 .
make sure no one knows he is through May 1962. An outstanding corpsman in each pay grade was selected by a Dispensaryboard The committee also voted to
armed, says the Defense Depart- which based their selection on exemplary conduct imposing military bearing loyaltyand postpone until "early next year"
caliber of work. Others receiving Certificates and the
ment order the unsurpassed captain's congratulationsare consideration of the
establishing (left to right), J. B, Bernstein HMCM A. D. Welch HMlj D. L. Cook HM2 and J. C. Corp, recomputation -
exemption. HM3. ; of military retired pay.Pags .

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