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Helicopter'/ Pilot' Avoids House Before Crashi ,y "

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By JOSH I lick Kunz

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Two Navy aircrewmen were out of the <
back at work early Tuesday after .and were given medical attention
ML7 they 'experienced' harrowing for slight abrasions by residents
ride during a routine Monday on the block. LCdr. Robertson
morning flight intheirhelicopter.While noted that "the people around "
circling over Orange were most helpful to us, applying
Park south of NAS Jax enrouteto alcohol to clean cuts and I
Cecil Field, LCdr. Coll E. letting us use their phones and 'j
Robertson and ADJ2 William J. giving us something drink." ..'
Gordon "heard a loud bang and Orange Park Police Chief J.C.
lost power": over the populated Joines was on the scene shortly
residential area. after the crash and credited the
As the rotor blades of the Navy pilot for "doing a won-
UH-2A Seasprite continued to rotate derful job to guide away from
slower and slower due to homes. I think It was most '
lack ,of engine power the two fortunate that the helicopter
Search and Rescue veterans rea- didn't explode because when I '
died themselves for a jolt as reached the scene some kind of
Robertson remarked to his part- motor was still running and there
ner "this is it." was fuel leaking." Robertson later -
The craft went down in an area credited crewman Gordon for
of about 150 feet between two climbing back in the craft and
houses on the edge of Canis Drive cutting the engine.
along a wooded area. The chop

fly Y+Y A 'n. '4 s V. per's huge blades cut through Eyes Landing Spot
several trees and cut down a pow
er line before crashing and LCdr. Robertson said he was
flipping over on its side. "really pleased that it was a
ti Both crewmen, although weekday and not a weekend because -
slightly dazzed.managed to crawl otherwise that area would
have had a lot of kids playingin
it. Usually when I'm flying
over this area I keep an eye out
for a possible landing spot in
case of trouble but this time
there just wasn't anyplace else
to go except into the trees."

Witnesses said it would have
been very easy for the pilot to
land on a. house but "he kept it

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VOL. 26 NO. 48 (U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION JACKSONVILLE FLORIDA MARCH 6, 1969 by Navy officials to determine

the exact cause of the rash.
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Blood Needed UrgentlyFor

Vietnam CasualtiesJax r d' F A

-- The Naval Hospital here I Is in urgent need of blood "

donations on a continuing basis for shipment to Vietnam. The 4t .

+ local hospital is now required to supply30 pints": of'blood' for

air shipment each week to help meet medical needs -j ,

because of increased casuali-
Admiral Strassts ties. -
In an effort to meet these demands -
and maintain a sufficient
Morale Factors blood supply for the local hospital )

the blood bank must now eiLt ... '
draw 60 to 70 units each week.
hf usa GrQlp _
o.r. The officer in charge of the J
blood bank stated that only with
Jax -- "Money can buy onlya '
the complete cooperation 'from "'
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small part of what is needed"So station Y.Y. ,
every' department on can ,
said RAdm. Issac C. Kidd, .N---N MN MN qF
the demand be met,
commander Cruiser Destroyer: The blood bank Is located next
Flotilla 12, at the annual meeting ''t,. }:
Room the
to Emergency at :
of the Jacksonville USO Coun- .A ., ,." "" f..i.,
hospital and willbedrawingbloodevery "
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cil.Adm. Thursday from 8a.m.until
Kidd spoke to members. noon, beginning_ today. Jax -- Capt. Oscar Gray, station medical officer, who serves as the Navy's member on the Board of I
of, the USO Board of Directors Any grouper division aboardthe Directors of the Jacksonville Blood Bank, presents Capt. H.O. Cutler,CO,the Blood Bank's Award and
guests and dignataries at the station may notify the blood Merit Plaque, awarded for the station's participation in the community blood donar program. j
NAS Officers Club Feb. 27. bank at Ext. 2395 if they This award will be displayed in the NAS Cafeteria, Building Two, in recognition of the great part
The admiral discussed the$5.5 would like to donate as a group. played by civilian employees in this accomplishment.
million spent annually on Military members and civil service.employees of the NAS Jax complex supplied over 400 units of blood
activities and special privilegesfor Military men women and during 1968. Mobile ,units from the Jax Blood Bank set up at the NAS Dispensary at three month Intervals -
:::servicemen.. all from civilians are all, urged to donateIn for blood donations to military-civil service employees and their dependents. This vital pro-
generous contributions and hard order to support the men gram also coordinates the Naval Hospital's Blood Bank need through reciprocal exchange and supplyas
in Vietnam.
work of volunteers, yet still.not specific needs require.Dciii .
the most important thing needed Donations'' from Jacksonville,
for pur.qten's morale." will be collected, packaged and Named ServicemanJax
lie stressed that what is neededmost shipped to McGuire Air Force February

is to make it known to the Base, NJ., for air shipment to
men and women of the armed Vietnam.
services that they are not alone. -- Twenty-year-old Timo-
The admiral stated that the people Capt. Oscar Gray Jr., NAS' thy D. Dozzi, the only airmanin
of the United States must let Jax will coordinate the driveat the Air Operations Maintenance -
the servicemen know that somebody Jax, while the senior medical Division serving as a plane
is near and somebody cares. officers at Cecil Field and May- captain, has been selected
lie cited examples such as the port will conduct similar pro- February Serviceman of the
more than 4,400 USO shows given grams at their installations. Month.
last year by entertainers like Bob Dozzi works In the Division's
Hope and many more. lie said maintenance control section under -
almost iJOO.OOO men view these the maintenance chief and
, shows. OptionalUniform prepares reports and other paperwork ;.

: "This business of morale has required for daily work-
never been more important thanit load schedules.The .
young airman has received -
is today said Adm. Kidd.
lIe commended the Jacksonville praise for the professionalmanner
community as being an "excep- in which he assists tran-
tional example" in Its efforts given It's time to dig under sient flight personnel and his ap-
on behalf of servicemen. those winter uniformsand pearance and confidence which
The admiral also spoke on haul out those summer he works with superior officers ,f
"The New Four Ocean Chal- whites, blues and khakis have earned him favorable com-
ments, according to the letter
lenge. The members and guests because of
as last Sat.
nominating him for the monthly
viewed slide: presentationwhile:;
a :;
urday, March I I. it is now honor.A .
Adm. Kidd stressed the fact of
rising Russian sea power and howit optional to wear either native of Dallas, Dozzi is
affects the world. winter or summer uniformsat often delegated to assignments
AOMD HONORMAN -- AN Timothy D. Dozzi. February's Ser-
L Among the guests was Capt. HAS Jax. This will be classified well above his rating. viceman of the Month. checks over. an engine In the Air Operations -
r. S. D. Wright, ComFalrJax chief in effect until I April I 1st.
(Continued on Page 2)) Maintenance Department.

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Opportunity KnocksDue w SUNDAY MASS9 & 11 a.m.
I. : V DAILY MASS11:30 a.m.
to An initial shortage of policemen and the ever increasing \ CONFESSIONS5 p.m.5.36 a.m.
:: 't\ I :
growth, in size and ''population, of our major cities there is still a : : p.m. & 7 p.m. 7:30 F.m
critical need for law enforcement personnel throughout the country.In TUESDAY '
an effort to help relieve this shortage the Department of Defense ,-, 1CIVILIAN Single Young Catholic Organ! -
has instituted a continuing program of assisting civilian police zation 7:30 p.m.
agencies in bringing their forces up to strength. Under it, service- '
men who receive a firm employment or training offer from a legally '. '"' J : U- U. S. NAVAL HOSPITALSt.
constituted City, County, State of Federal Government law enforce- j. : Luke's Chapel
ment agency canbe released up to 90 days earlier than their scheduled "
separation dates. ',. ;! :.. ,SUNDAY MASS8:00 a.m.
Under this program officials of police agencies may interview and :? r". "to r PROTESTANT WORSHIP
examine prospected candidates at military installationsbut servicemen SERVICES10:30: a.m.
also are encouraged to make direct arrangements with any PROTESTANTAll
qualified of their choice. '
RETIREMENT .. Walter B. Howard'Jr.., is presented Saints'
The program is open only to those assigned in the continental
United States. However, anyone who is assigned overseas and is a retirement watch by NARF CO, ,Capt.; C. T. Faulders. SUNDAY
interested In becoming a police officer can contact any police agency Howard retired Feb. 28 after serving more than 27 years with Church School9:00
for employment details but he cannot apply for early release until the local rework facility.Club Bldg. # 722 : a.m.
he has completed his obligated overseas tour.
,Junior Church 10:00
If you are interested in serving on a particular force such as the Bldg. # 722 : a.m.
one in your hometown,you should write to the police agency where you SchedulesBLUE Divine Worship Service 10

a.m. Bldg. # 750
JACKETS INN day from 7:30 to 10:30: p.m. in Episcopal Communion 11:15

Tonights club entertainment the Main Brace and Jean at the a.m.
I :4 will be provided by "The Soul Organ Sundays, Tuesdays and Small Chapel Bldg. #750
Challengers", Tomorrow, "The Thursdays in the River Lounge Junior Youth Fellowship-5 p.m.
Dooms Day Refreshment Com- ,from 6 to 10 p.m Bldg. f## 722
mittee" will be the music mak- Tuesdays and Thursdays are TUESDAY. '
ers. "The Nu-Sounds" will pro- Beefeaters Nightsfrom 6 to 9 Senior Choir Rehearsal-7 p.m.
vide the beat Saturday afternoon, p.m., Wednesday Is Steak Night, Bldg. # 750
followed by "Phil- Cay and the Friday is Fish and Chips, Satur- WEDNESDAYNavigator's
Chattels" at 8 p.m. "The,Stan day is, the .Champagne Specialand Bible Class 7
dard Productions" will be on Sunday is the Family Buffet. p.m. Bldg. # 722

stage Sunday afternoon, followedby CPO' CLUB THURSDAY
r "The Crystal Cathedrals" Junior Choir Rehearsal 4
Sunday evening. "The Standard Weekly menu specials at the .p.m.-Bldg. # 750Young
Productions" will return Mon- CPO Club Includes prime rib Adult Club 7 p.m.
day evening and "The Crystal roast Sunday chicken,Tues- "Bldg. # 722
are seeking employment, requesting additional information. Those Cathedrals" will be under the days .rib..eye.steak, Wednesday, Christian Science Service -
interested in working in a Federal law enforcement agency lights Tuesday and Wednesday. pizzas, Thursday: i'.seafood,Fri- 8 p.m. Bldg. # 750r
should contact their educational office for additional information.If Go Go Girls will perform at day and 'sirloin steak,.Saturday.
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you apply for employment as a police,officer, you can expectto the club from 3 to 6 p.m. and ACEY DEUCY' ,
be asked to complete a detailed application form, take a written, 8 to 11 p.m. everyday. Happy ;
examination, undergo a physical examination and participate in a Hour is 'held Monday through "The Fate. 3" -will.,provide J Traffic j jj
personal interview with police officials. Friday from 5 to 6 p.m. the dance music tonight and
Your service'will assist in the, processingby providing physical FLEET RESERVE tomorrow. "Tommy C' will
examination and written test'facilities. also, perform for club, patrons
Once you have received a firm offer of employment or notice of Thursday night is Ladies Night tomorrow. j Violations \
training, you should 'contact your personnel office who will assist at the FRA on Collins Road, with 'Mark Castle" will providethe
you in applying for early separation. However, you cannot apply Happy Hour prices for all the beat Saturday and "The 4 'The is of
earlier than 180 days before your scheduled date of separation. ladies attending.. Clubs", Sunday. : following accidents a report and traf-
Remember, you must make application for early release. And in Tomorrow, the club featuresan The club offers.a buffet Thurs- motor vehicle
order to do so you must have a firm offer of employment from'1 an Island Delight with Teriyaki day and, Friday, and .game night flce violations for the period
authorized police agency. Above all, make sure that you have been Chicken, fried rice and all the, pm. Sunday* IK-24 Feb.
counseled concerning fraudulent separation, for mistake now could trimmings. 4;,;:;: Number of Accidents
follow the of life. AFPS 'This Week - - -8
you rest your ( ) Saturday, "The Tunesters"will Jax Corpsman
provide the music for a dance Total accidents this year through
contest. The final round of the 24 Feb. - - -47
Chaplain's MessageBy golf tournament is Sunday,',and a Dies InVittioM Number of accidents through Feb.
banquet will be held ,at the clubat 1968 - - 37
Chaplain C. BartholomewA 6 p.m., followed by dancing, Action Total number of days since last
at 9 p.m. injury in a motor vehicle ac -
man and his wife were at an orphanage where they hoped to adopta Wednesday night is Leilana cident----------1.2.3
child. One boy appealed to them in particular. After they explainedto Rum Night beginning at 7 p.m., Former NAS Jax Hospital .;'. ," Number of Violations
the small child the many thingstheywould give him and how much with Hawaiian drinks in Tiki ,Corpsman E; Scott Hancock, 22, This week - '- -58
he would be grateful for, he' said: "If you have nothing to offer Mugs directly from Hawaii.OFFICER'S was killed as j-esult of'hostile Speeding - - -24
except a good home, clothes, toys, and .other things most kids action in Vietnam, it was announced 'Reckless Driving - -4
have why, then, I would just as soon stay here. "What on earth CLUB Monday by the Depart- Going i through stop sign .-1
'do you want besides those things you mentioned," asked the couple. Entertainment at.the "0" Club ment of Defense. Other violations - -29
.:. r "I want' someone to care about and love pie, replied the little. includes a Sing-a-Long Wednes- Hancock, who had served at the '36 drivers appeared before the
boy.So Naval Hospital here for the past Traffic Hearing Board on27 Feb.
too it is with all us. We relate to persons, to individuals U. S. year, was killed while treating a Disposition of the cases includedthe
and gain strength and sustenance from them, not so much from their Savings wounded comrade during a search following: .9 lost driving
worldly gifts as from their intangible gifts of the heart. To have gifts and clear mission near Da Nang. and, parking privileges aboard
without the giver is of very little use to anyone. Bonds Are A He had been in Vietnam for 11 station for various periods;' 9
Christ offers to all no tangible gifts, just Himself, as away of days. were assigned to complete an
life expressed in genuine love and concern for all. And His Fel- Hancock attended the Robert eight hour course in remedial
lowship Is nothing more than that striving community; eager to do' the Safe E. Lee High School in Jackson- driving 6 received sus -
same. ville, and the University of pensions; 6 were given warnings -
"He who hears to hear, let him hear." .. Florida. In October 1967 he '; 6 were dismissed; 9 were
'*! All series E Savings Bonds graduated from Hospital Corps fined (U. S. Commissioner); and
-. now being sold carry an .automatic School'as honorman. 2 referred to commanding of -
10'- year extension option He is survived by his father ficers for ,possible disciplinaryaction.
; '.. ':. beyond their original seven year retired LCdr-R-E. Hancock Jr., 30 drivers were assessed
maturity date. 4260 Oristano Road, his grandparents 81 traffic points.
;' JAX: AIR: NEWSThe : ,U. S. Savings Bonds and retired Navy Capt.,and
'4 Freedom Shares are"indestructible. Robert E. Hancock Sr., 4316 DOZZI 'CHOSEN
." Every Bond and Share is Lucera Road, his widow, Mrs. (Continued from Page I)
registered, in the name of the Barbara Collins
Is Civilian Hancock of Fort
JAX AIR NEWS a Enterprise Newspaper In Cor-the
microfilm of that Lauderdale recommending
owner, copies
distributed each Thursday at the U. S. Naval Air Station, his mother Mrs. viceman title the station's air
file and John R- ,
registration are kept on Damron, sister
a Mrs.
Jacksonville, Florida, by the Holt Publishing Company, a that
any Bond or Share lost, stolen, William Stovall, Alexandria,Va. operations officer pointed out
private firm. All Copy submitted for use in the JAX AIR mutilated or destroyed will be a brother, Cpl. Robert E. Han-, he was selected'to serve as a
NEWS must be forwarded to the Public Affairs Office, Box replaced by the Treasury. cock III, Camp Lejeune, N.C., plane captain due to his drive
2, NAS Jacksonville, by 12:00: noon on Monday before pub- Savings Bonds and{freedom and his stepmother, Mrs.R. E. and devotion to duty.
lication. News items are welcomed from.all sources .. Telephone Shales cannot be used as col Hancock, Jacksonville. Dozzi was also cited for his
772-3118 or 3119. lateral because only the regis- Hancock will be buried In Ar- military appearance and bearing
tered owner can redeem them -- lington National Cemetery. and his ability to boost morale
I Advertisements are solicited by the publisher. and queries another safety feature of Bonds within his division.
concerning such should be directed to: and Shares. Airman Dozzi entered the

The Holt Publishing Company. 1950 Blanding Blvd. A Series E Savings Bond Police recruiting teams from Navy in December 1967 and liveson
Jacksonville, Fla. 32210 Telephone 388 2755 purchased for $18.75 in May 1941 city, county, state and federal station in Barracks E. In
is worth $44.66 today and is con- law enforcement agencies being selected for this honor,
VOL. 26 NO. 48 MARCH 6, 1969 tinuing to earn interest, now at seeking qualified military personnel are- he will receive a gift certificateto
the rate of 4.25 per cent If heldto to serve as police offi- the Candlelight Restaurant and r
next maturity. cers. I trip to St. Augustine, spon- ,I
sored by the USO. -
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Tall Job For A Tall SquadronVA174 s


Triiis Fleet A-7 PersoH l; 2,200 Gr. '.hd -

By J03 Richard Spunaugle
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NAS CECIL FIELD Since it or making it fly. was the first squadron to com- -
July of 1966, when VA-174 sta- Tall orders are no new thingto plete training with 174.)
tioned here received the first the squadron, which traces its Officially known as the East ,
A-7A Corsair II to wear Navy history back to 1944 when it was Coast A-7A Combat Readiness (
insignia the squadron has'train- established on the west coast as Training Squadron, 174 Administers SKIPPER TRAINEE '
ed over 200 pilots and more than VB-81 flying the SB-2c "Hell- a pilot syllabus (training
2000 ground maintenance per- diver". Cartoonist-motion pic- schedule) approximately five t
sonnel in the care and feeding ture producer-American insti- months ago. Over 100 hours
the versatile new aircraft. They tution Walt Disney who took an are logged by each aviator including )
followed up receipt of the first active Interest in the heraldry of a two-week weapons deployment -
new Corsair bybecoming the first Naval Aviation conceived the to Arizona and climaxedby
all-Corsair squadron and wher- "Hellrazor" monniker for the a graduation exercise called l\
ever the A-7 flies these days it'sa squadron and designed the insignia "hitting the boat." Ten daylightand
good bet that 174-trained per- featuring abatlike,razor- six night time carrier landings -
sonnel are around either flying beaked creature.In at the helm of an A'-7 com-
-. 1949 the Hellrazors tran- pletes the syllabus and the gra-
sitioned to the original Corsair duate leaves 174 for assignmentto
the old droop-wIngF-4U.aoowas a sea-going squadron.
"-tTzulr ., _-.... transferred to the East Coast. Concurrently the Enlisted FRAMP
"....... .:-, Once stationed in the Jacksonville Training Department and Fleet
$ area, they became VF134and Replacement Aviaton Maintenance -
then VF174. Program (FRAMP), have \
The ,squadron moved to Cecil tutored maintenance personnel to c.xAMN MONOIIANOANS }
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Field in 1955 and flew Corsairs a high level of familiarity with 1LOOKAT\
until January 1958 when they the 'characteristics of the air-
moved into the jet age on the craft. Every maintenance man Mom Y. ,? X600
wings of the FSU-1 Crusader. ,ordered to duty with a fleet ?fy s3.00 S8,
Two months later they were Corsair,squadron must first graduate tAG PayT i
NGEIt training, Atlantic Fleet pilots to from the FRAMP syllabus. PRICE\ for !Period-foonttinoorA or on eTOrnh! tor-, '
man the Crusader cockpits and In Present 174 skipper is Com- or tompor bl or,
May of the same year relin- mander E.M. Crow who assumed YOU (fl ..,,
} wa quished their sea-going role to command in August of BEFORE
become the official -8Replacement. 1968. This is his second tour
!"" r a. kr6 .Pilot"Training.squadron. of duty with Corsairs first with BORROWCASH Check compare. know what you pay!
the fleet. the jet-propelled kind. He com- Then get your loan the BENEFICIAL way!
In 1960 at the request of the pleted two Korean deployments Get up to $600 take up to 24 months to
French government 174 trained flying the F4U.- repayl! Just phone < get cash in 1-visit to
French NATO pilots to fly the Over 1100 maintenance per- the office. .or drop in today/
sonnel graduated from the Get that BIG O.K. at Beneficial!
F8.The .
F-8 'training role ended FRAMP program in: 1968 alone.If .
with the arrival of the first A-7 A the results of deploying East LOANS UP TO $600
at Cecil, and with it, the VF Coast squadrons like the 'Side Beneficial Finance Co. of Jacksonville
FLIGHTLINE"MOTORS prefix to 174. They picked up winders" are a tribute to the CTR.
the VA designation along with the training received from the 5635 ROOSEVELT BLVD.,VENETIA VILLAGE SHOP.
Corsair II, and began training "Hellrazors", then responsi- Next to Winn-Dixie Phone:388-9374
pilots in light attack. (VA86 bility for combat'readiness of Beneficial book cfflcti while terve pogei the for Jackionvllle neareil office AreaS
the 'Sidewinders.' just returned all the A-7 squadrons on the
from -VIetnam and honored last East Coast is one tall order that
week by,,Rear Admiral R.C.Tur- is being carried out by a squadron BENEFICIAL U
ner, Chief of Naval Air Advanced that's} plenty! tall enough to
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oy JOSN Rick Kunz ,

The possibility of most people having to survive on .... --' taught next week.Providing .
a diet of maggots is very remote but it can be done In P ::. drinking water from the miles of surrounding
salt water can be done by utilizing a system called
an emergency, just beware of eating any ringed seal or _
"solar still" which desalts the contaminated salt water
polar bear livers -- they are most fatal.
These areTJiily a couple of the hundreds of interesting and makes it drinkable.
facts pointed out in a two day course of classroom' I Making day and night distress signals, protection
instruction conducted by the Fleet Air Electronics Training from exposure, and keeping the always dangerous sharks
Unit (FAETU) survival training team from Norfolk, .'. .,. { away is valuable information. "Operation Sky Hook" is
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Va. < the hairy part of the experience mainly because it means
Returning for their second trip through Jax March 11, being scouped out of the raft by an airplane. By releasinga
.the course is mandatory for all pilots and aircrewman helium balloon and connecting a harness to your bodya
on a 24.- month basis but is also offered to any military low flying airplane with a special retrieving hook on
personnel interested. The course convenes at 8 a.m. its nose grabs the balloon and put of the raft you come,
at the FAETU building. Although it is set up mainlyas ... ., just like James Bond did it. Of course they'll reel you
a refresher course it can also be a primary course ;; in before,landing 1
because it covers all phases of survival.
The unanimous consensus in the most difficult situationto Living off the plants of jungles, frying worms and
survive is in a life raft at sea. There's not much room spiders for lunch and trapping live game are all coveredby
for error and'the victim rarely gets a second chance. the Instructors and by"films. And don't forget those
Landing in the water in a parachute generally Is rot a injuries that commonly occur after bailing out or ditch-
problem but getting out of the.chute harness and gettinga Ing; the guys running the show at FAETU survival don't
life raft inflated is when the"fun" starts. Most stranded and they'll make sure you know what your doing, too, if
sea victims are usually found in matter of hours but you break a bone or sever an artery. The survival
the possibility of days of waiting does exist and what to training team will be at NAS Jax for two weeks, ample
do to get food and pass the time is part of the course time to learn something that might save your life.
Survival! The ultimate test
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Flying Marine Majors { Na ,


Decorated for VietnamJax

-- Majors Jack L. Omer verted from their primary tar-
and Robert L. O'Dare, Marine get and sent to a secondary tar- J
Air Reserve Training Detach- get that Major O'Dare was cited.
ment executive officer and opera- The four Air Force fighters, extremely -
tions officer, respectively, were low on fuel were to roll
honored at an informal award in on a target unknown to them
ceremony Friday. and it was Major O'Dare in his
Major Omer was awarded 22 Marine Skyhawk, who recognizedthe h-
strike/Flight Air Medals repre- fuel factor of the F-105's, wi4
senting over 300 combat mis- and selected the best run-inhead-
sions flown during support mis- ing and then rolled in to mark
sions while serving with Marine the area for the Air Force. \ -I
Attack Squadron (VMA121 in The first two F-105s rolled in, =; 1' 'YT
Vietnam. Major Omer took the released their payloads,and were tt
reins as the Detachment execu-' followed by F-105's three and
tive officer in January. four. Directed by O'Dare, they t\ \
Major O'Dare' received a letter had no difficulty placing their ;
of personal commendationfrom bombs directly on target in one
the U.S. Air Force for his. sweep, allowing them to return ; '
outstanding airmanship as a for- with sufficient fuel for the trip
ward air controller. It was dur- back to their base. Major O'Dare
ing a combat mission, and four has flown over 460 combat mis-
Air. Force F-105's were di- sions.

RED DART''' AIRCREWMEN .- Lt. F. A. LeHardy(;p !roJ-plane commander of VP 45 Crew 33,
congratulates four of his enlisted crew members upon their designation as Aircrewmen in the

Lockheed P 3A Orion. They are: (I to r) AW2 S. R.. Dyson, .A02 A. C. Nix, AW3 R. J. Fickling
and ATN3 S. C. Worrell.


IS A NEWTill Red Darters Hold, Awards CeremonyWith

individual awards and decorations wards earned at previous ,com- signated air crewmen at the cere-
I continuing to arrive at. mands.' All R.L. Brooks was mony, including four from crew
Patrol Squadron Forty Five at the ,recipient of the MeritoriousUnit 33. Lt. F.A. LeHardy, patrol
an impressive rate, the Red Commendation earned while plane commander, pinned the
Darters held another morning member: of Helicopter Training wings on AW2 S.R. Dyson, A02
awards ceremony, Feb.. ,14. Squadron' Eight, while AE3 C.L. A.C. Nix AX3 RJ. Fickling and
Cdr. W.H. Saunders in- commanding Allen was awarded the Navy ATN3 S.C. Worrell. AWC J.A.
officer, presented awards Achievement Medals:".for, service Carroll was, re-designated an
.. ,... to 14 enlisted personnel with Helicopter ,Antisubmarine aircrewman in the P-3 aircraft
. .. In the squadron's third such cere- Squadron Three. ., having previously won his wings
.., -
'' ," mony in as many weeks. Cdr. Saunders then presented for duties as a crewmember of
t ." ADI T.E. Shupe received recognition AXCS W.C. Clark his.permanent the P-2.
as VP-45's Red Darterof appointment to senior chief petty Cdr. Saunders pinned wings on
b the Month for February. Re- officer. AW3 D.D. the Air
r. In delightful Orange Park so near to Britt, newest '
ward for this designation' Includes -
Good Conduct Medals his and Lt.
i went to crewman on crew,
all the conveniences such as shopping, M .... an ;expense-paid "R&R" AMS2 A.G. Weston and SN L.E. G.P. Gantzert presented wings to
: churches, good highways and good V*>- trip to Baguio, special: ,liberty' Young, both men receiving.their his crew's most recent designee,
a squadron plaque.
award. .
II AO3 D.D. Traver.VA
schools yet so far from the congestion, : :. ... Two Red Darters received a- Seven Red Darters were de-

and of ;:. --- reports that Spanish-
noise, traffic. rush the city. American War veterans (about
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53 Civilian Employees Receive Hikes Openings AnnouncedMerit I

promotion opportunities of the Federal government. Ap-
Under Station Merit Promotion Plan
currently open for receipt! of ap- plication Forms 171 for these
plications are listed below. The positions should be filed with
and closing IRD Box 22, NAS Jacksonville,
Fifty three civilian em- GS-4 and James I. BellingerJr. General Foreman(Machinist)and area of shown. Fla., 32212.
ployees have been promoted In ., Equal Employment Oppor Albina S. Titus, Mail and File date MPB of each No. 72-67 are Plan grade Further infomation can be
accordance with the station's tunity Specialist, GS 9. Clerk (typing). GS 4. GS-4 and below; MPB No. found in the bulletins or announcements -
Merit Promotion Program. Also Mary R. Bolduc, Public Also George J. Batvinis, CarlW. levels 79-67 Plan C all semi-skilled or by calling the
Those promoted included: Worksto Budget Analyst, GS-7; Hagenbeck, John T. Keene, level seven and be- Rating and ExaminingBranch of
positions pay
Hozel H. Beihoffer NATTC, to Aniello P. Deniesco, EAM Pro-
William H. French and ArthurJ. low and MPB No. 83-67 IRD Extension 2320.
Supervisory Clerk GS 5; Na- ject Planner, GS 7; Jarrell Con- level
Lagasse to Production skilled positions pay
val Hospital employees SandraH. Gay and Frank R. Henderson, -
trollers, GS 6; Wendel H. seven and above. Area of con- Other OpeningsThe
Scoggin Pathology Techni Computer Programmer. GS- 11
Winko III, Sandblaster; WilliamR. NAS,NARF, NARTU
cian, GS 6, Paul A. Davis of Data Processing, and Hugh A. sideration:
Baker, John W. Harris,Hayes COMFAIRJAX, FAETULANT, Interagency Board of U.S.
Supervisor Medical Technologist Bruce Air Operations to Air P. Edwards Jr., Michael C. Fuller Naval Hospital, Navy Commis- Civil Service Examiners for
GS 9
GS 9 and P. Administrator, -
Audrey Operations
Leroy Jennings, James E. sary Stores.Navy Recruiting Station Florida has issued the following
GS-6.Schwartz Accounting Technician McGee, John C. Switzer and Disease Vector Control announcements: to fill positions
Others Included NARF Charlie F.Carter Aircraft Elec- Center and Resident,Storage'Office throughout the state of Florida,
Margaret M.promoted Darst of the Com- Naval Air Rework Facility employees tricians; and Wilbur M. Grant- Jacksonville. Applicationsfor with ,the exception of 10 countiesin
missary Store to Accounts Maintenance promoted included: ham Tommie J. Withers JamesH. these positions will be accepted Northwest Florida.
G. Cusimano Planner Everette L. Wilson A Vehicle
Clerk GS'- 4 Patri- Joseph Parker at any time. separate Motor Operator
cia F. McLean, FAETU; Ac and Estimator (A/C Metalsmith); Willis J. Reynolds Jesse A. application must be filed for (chauffeur light vehicle,medium
Maintenance Clerk Robert G.MooreJr.A/CMetals Rhodes, Albert B. Cope. GeorgeR. each position in which interest- vehicle heavy vehicle and trac-
counts Worker; Joseph F. Graczyk and Ramsey and Richard Ford tor-trailer). Starting salaries
GS 4 Industrial
( ), -
Typing ;
Relations Department civilians Albert W.,Hatcher, A/CElectri- Electronics Mechanics and WillieE. No. 5-69 Industrial Engineer $2.32 per hour to $3.45 per hour.
Jean M. Powers Staffing Clerk; cal Worker; Edward G. Shettel Johnson Industrial Tractor GS-5 7,. 9 and 11. Area Apprentice starting salary2.23
Operator. of consideration:Nationwide.Ap- perhour.
plications for this position will Technical Aids in Science and
sure thing Buy U.S. Savings Bonds Supply be accepted until the needs of Engineering, GS-2 and GS-3,
& Freedom Shares
:: the service are metaMPB $4231 to $4600 per annum.
Supply Department person No. 14-69 Supervisory Telephone Operator,'GS-2 and
nel promoted included Herbert A. Personnel Staffing Specialist, GS-3, $4231 to $4600 per annum.
Bean, Stockman; Stanley M.Con- GS-13 and MPB No. 15-69 Me- Electronics Technician, GS-5
WESCONNETTFLORIST nolly, Supply Data AssistantGS- dical Technologist GS-J.;Area through GS-12, $5732 to $12,174per
6; Joan L. Regan, Clerk Typist of consideration:Nationwide.Ap- annum.
GS 4; Hilda H. Andrews, plications for these positions will Applications will be accepted
Shipment Clerk (Typing) GS-5; be accepted throught the close of until further notice and should
Raymond Krawiec,Leader Stock- business March 13. be.sent to the Interagency Boardof
We wire Flowers man, Doris E. Avery Stockman .MPB. No. 22-69'Supervisory U.S. Civil Service Examiners rs )
Located halfway between Cecil & HAS at Joseph W. Schultz, Inventory Aircraft Quality Control Specialist for Florida 123 South Court
Management Specialist, GS 9; GS-14. Area of consideration Avenue. Orlando, Fla. 32801.
103rd St. & Wesconnett Blvd. Marguerite J. Brown, Secretary :. Nationwide. Applications Further information regarding
5319 YfESCONNETT BLVD. (typing), GS, 4 and James O. for this position will be accepted these examinations may be obtained -

FREE DELIVERY Crowder, Inventory Management through the ,close. of,, busi- from the employment office -
PHONE 771 3770 Assistant, GS 9. ness'Apri12. Industrial Relations De-

040.. All applicants must be careeror partment Building 907,Extension
career-conditional! employeesFederal 3448.



MARKET Being Revised I

BRAKE SERVICE All Spaces Under Shelter
10th and Edgewood
(Editor's note: This is the personal cause that is, without
SPECIAL I Every Sat. 9 am 6: 00 pm eighth in a series of articles on misconduct or inefficiency onhis
Sun. 9 am 6:00 pm I Revised Merit Promotion Policy.) pan ,and and not at his request.
GET READY FOR VACATION/ DRIVING/ !! A few exceptions to competitive This provision helps an employeewho
Phone promotion procedures ,are took a lower grade after se-
: (...and STATE INSPECTION) 768.7058 or 768.4793 'allowed in the interest of em- paration.The .

Completely reline brakes ft ft 3549119oooooooootpo ployee's grade. An employee also revised promption policy
$ be provides that the demoted em-
e Resurface brake drums may repromoted without!
38 ployee must be considered for
Install new seals MOST repromotion before any other

Renew brake cylinders CARS FISH means, are used to fill a positionhe
is for. Normallyhe
Refill hydraulic. system qualified
THURS., FRI., SAT., ONLY'/ SPECIAL should be repromoted to fill a
position he is qualified for. Nor-
mally he should be repromotedif
w/JI BUY ONE @ 3 : he is well qualified for the job,
I unless there are persuasive rea-
NAMIURGEItS GET SECOND sons for not doing so. It is
1 iBt iI ONE FOR simple justice to give back to the
employee what he has already

I SHAKES earned through merit proceduresas .
soon as it is possible todoso.
During Month/ of March/ Under the revised promotion

T t 6238 103rd St. near Blanding policy competitive proceduresmust
be used if a temporary promotion -
will last more than 120
days or if a detail to a higher
grade position or to a position
with known promotion potentialwill
:1 last more than 60 days.


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I Artists May Display Works at Clubs the work through this data. must either be framed or appropriately -'
While special permission may matted; and displays -
be requested to have more itemson
Artists requiring special
photographers and retired, civil seryi employees, military-connected artists is tor display such for pre-
sculpters are welcome to exhibit as a one- prations will be provided by the
their .
their works on the Naval dependents.The the purpose of creating interest man show individuals are limited artist.
Station. Commissioned Officers' In the artists and Is not intendedto to two items per display.
In the
interest of all Mess (Open), the Chief be '
Petty used for commercial pur- The overall dimensions of paint- The commanding officer of the
personnel concerned few
guidelines have been set to a Officers' Mess' (Open( and the poses. No prices are to be post- ings and pictures are not to exceed air station has set these guide-
give Candlelight Restaurant havebeen ed on work. The work 48 inchs,
everyone an equal any is required although spe- lines in order that an works
display their work.opportunity to designated as authorized exhibit to be tagged with the artist's cial permission may be requested may be displayed on a supervised
Personnel who wish to spaces. Works of art may be name, address and phone for larger items. basis for all to enjoy. In
display exhibited for a miximum of one number, and the titleofthework, Oil paintings must be fram- the will
their work must be connected way more personnel
month in each of
these spaces. if any. Interested ed water colors must be framed -
with the military as active The patrons may ; have the opportunity to show
duty air station's of
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Felines Pups ;."..\ ', '.. .'.$.! ( :'" ". ;:rJ\.};: { } ;, .. .....,rfrif." : ."'tf4, 't Marine
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During March ; ; .:':i :., ,

Jax -- The NAS Jax Security I After 30 :. :

Office reminds all owners of pets
living on the station that they must Jax -- Capt. Lester W. Kuch-
re-register their animal duringthe ler retired after more than 30-
month of March.At .' years in the Marine Corps
present there are over 200 Friday, during a retirement and
dogs and cats registered and their inspection parade at the Naval
owners must bring proof that the Air Technical Training Center.
animal has been inoculated duringthe Captain Kuchler, originally
past 12 months for rabies. scheduled for release last Octo-
Application for keeping pets ber, has been on medical hold
aboard NAS Jax shall be filed for the past four months.
with the Pass and Identification He was promoted to his pre-
Office, and a certificate of registration sent rank for retirement after
received, prior to serving as Chief Warrant Officer -
bringing any pet aboard. for the past three years,
and has served as an officer off fV.:,
Pets under six months old may
be registered without the rabies FAREWELL TO THE TROUPS Capt. Lester W. Kuchler (I), retiring after more than 30 yearsIn and on throughout his career, \
which three and
inoculation certificate, however, the Marine Corps, salutes troops of the Marine Aviation Detachments as they pass In review just about spanned every duty wars station in
pets that are six months and old during retirement parade at NATTC Friday. Joining Captain Kuchler on the reviewing standare the

er are subject to rabies, there- Capt. R. P. Kline, CO NATTC, and Lt. Col. R. P. Eckmann (r), CO MAD. Also corps.on hand for the retire- '
fore, the owner, when applyingfor
ment review Capt. R.P.
were .
permission to keep a pet on Kline, commanding officer of ,
the station, must show positive I Marine Aviation Detachment I NATTC, and Lt. Col. R.P. Eck- :r'-' .
evidence that it has been inocu- mann, commanding officer Ma- .
lated its -
prior to being registered. I rine Aviation Detachment.
Such registration does not By LCpl. P, D. Edwards
exempt owners from the State of
Florida statutes concerning liability MEDALS AWARDEDFive unit. He is presently assigned tack Squadron 223, Group 12, Mad Foxes
of owners and the Duval Marine Aviation Detach- as liaison chief at the Aviation First. Marine Air Wing. .
County law requiring that all dogs ment Marines were awarded Ordinance School. Lance Corporal Buzzell was
be registered with the County medals last week for their actionsin Corporal Puffenberger was cited for performing his dutiesas
Judge of Duval County.All the Republic of Vietnam, all of presented the Air Medal, first a Night Expeditor and for his Return From
the citations were presented by award, for heroic achievement exemplary performance was a- "
pets permitted aboard NAS Lt Col. R.P. Eckmann, commanding in aerial flight while servingwiththe warded the Navy Achievement
Jax must possess an Identification officer.Marines Marine Observation: Squadron Medal. LCpl. Buzzell was serv-
tag. cited included: 1st Lt Six, Provisional Marine Air ing with Marine Attack Squadron Springboard .
George M. Bryant, 1st Sgt. David Group 39, First Marine Air Wing. 242, Group 11, First Marine Air
Evans, Cpl. F.M. Puffenberger Serving as a gunner aboard a Wing. On Feb. 14, the last six crews
Cpl. Dewight Bingham, and UH-1E helicopter, Cpl. Puffen- SOFTBALL TO BEGIN of the VP-5 Mad Foxes returnedto
ROIRTS LCpl. Arthur Buzzell. berger directed a heavy volume NAS from two weeks of rigorous -
First Lieutenant Bryant was of effective fire on the enemy Interested permanent person- anti-submarine trainingat
presented the Navy Commendation which enabled a Marine recon nel at the Marine Aviation Detachment Naval Station Roosevelt Roads,
Medal with Combat "V" for team to be evacuated from an are invited to attend Puerto Rico.
IOOKKEEPING his high level of efficiency while area of hostile enemy fire. the first softball practice ses- While in Puerto Rico, the Mad
AND TAX SERVICE serving with Headquarters and sion Monday at 11:30 a.m. in Foxes participated in "Opera- ( .

..................... Service Company, Force Logistic Corporal Bingham received the front of Bldg. 572. tion Springboard 1969". This
Income Tax Preparation Support Group Alpha, Force Navy Achievement Medal for performance The first practices will be just exercise is'conducted annuallyin
Service Guaranteed Logistic Command. Lieutenant of duties as NCOIC of throwing the ball, getting the the Caribbean because of its I
Expert Bryant serves as the Personnel the Equipage Custody Records arms in shape and ready to get ideal weather and sea conditions. I IVP5's
OPEN 9 A.M. Clerk in the Material Section down
Officer at MAD. to seriously defending'theNATTC mission was to searchout
Earlier/ by Appointment First Sergeant Evans received while serving with Marine At- Softball Championship. detect, localize, classify, :

UNTIL 8 P.M. the Navy Commendation Medal and kill the enemy submarines. ;
Later by Appointment for meritorious service while These submarines, of course,
SATURDAYS to 6 PM serving various capacities with were friendly subs exercising 'I
the Third Reconnaissance Battalion -' their elusive clandestine tactics. !
No appointment necessary Third Marine Division from The purpose is to afford the airborne I
PH.. 384-1034 Nov. 22, 1967 to last Dec. '7. 8/C* .- hunters the realistic practice -
1907 BtANDINO BLVD. Sergeant Evans was instrumentalin S *; v. .yM- '.' ,so essential to the development I I
ShlrUr St. molding his Marines into a ,of their highlysophisticated -
Same location since 1953 well-trained, strongly motivated WANT YOUR PIECE skills. ,
: ;" The Mad Foxes are commanded ;
OF THE ACTION by Cdr. H.C. Abelein. I

INTRODUCTORYOFFER without speculating .". Tape Mothers

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Ernest Buick ., Jax--'Servicemen and women who
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$ Marlon McKinney ,. for Mothers Day will be able to

m ...y .Tim Lynch ... send a tape recorded messageto
their Mother through the
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and exciting fiber '< I ; ag:.;,'", '\.t.'.M MONEY p.m. April 8.
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glass catamaran :' Payment
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knots inexcessof! 15 1 $25 10 $600ARRANGED 219.27. 13.00 ?4 d .

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r.: INLET MARINE e o/ai Finance Company BOB invites WATKINSCordially his ex ..

shipmates and friends to visit
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I Movie ScheduleMovies -,"," -.,.., .,." "" .,... .
,'..<'*< ,, ''.m..... :'i:!!' ",,;,>" ,"> :... .. ,;.- ." I
will be shown nightlyat and Michele Lee. Color Musical. ;!i \ "" :' ;. I
the NAS Theater at 7:30 !, ) f't' '
G/E (120 mins.) J j.
l I! ) "
There will also be a kiddie mati- \; "
$ :
nee at 2 Saturday and '
p.m. a regular SUBMARINE" >
feature at 2 p.m. Sunday:!
and holidays. C. FIELD: "BEDAZZLED"Monday Ads should be mailed to the Holt Publishing Company, 1950 Blanding Blvd Jacksonville,
The March 10 Florida. 32210, to arrive not later than Tuesday for publication the following Thursday.
Hospital Theater will have Ads arriving too late for this deadline will be published the week unless the
one nightly feature at 7 p.m. NAS: "SPEED WAY" star- publisher is, 'instructed otherwise. A check or money order for following of the ad must
Cecil Field will have two nightly ring Elvis Presley and Nancy be received WITH the copy for the ad.
shows during the week at 5:30 Sinatra. Color Comedy. G/
and 8 p.m. Matinees willbe shownon VG ((98 mins.) Do Not Seed Ciik
weekends at 2 and 5 p.m. HOSPITAL: "HOW TO SUC -

Au/Hence Ratings;: M-Mature A-Adults; G-General Youth; S- CEED REALLY IN TRYING"C. BUSINESS WITHOUT Rite:' Mliinvn chirio ((3 liios). . . . .$ .OO

Good Superior; F-Fair; E-Excellent; CNA-Class; VG-Very. Not IS" FIELD: "HOW' SWEET IT Per iMifi0.ul. ((4 words pr !line! ). . e 0.50

Available. Tuesday, March I 11 I

NAS: "HEAD" starring The '
March 6 Monkeys. Color G/G
Thursday, Comedy.
NAS & Cecil 1 blk w/of
((93 mins.) If you would like to become a Sewing Machines, $15 each. Leftin
NAS: "BEDAZZLED" star HOSPITAL "SPEED WAY"C. Disc Jockey, Newscaster or An- warehouse, good condition, .Jammes Rd. Furn. & Unfurn.
ring Dudley Moore and! Raquel FIELD:: ."THE'YELLOW nouncer. A recorded message by fully equipped, does everything, Apts. Newly painted, 2 Br., LR,
Welch. Color British Comedy. SUBMARINE" Tom Caviness tells you how. complete with attachments. Kit Furn. Nook 2 Car parking
A/VG ((107 mins.) Ph. 355-4834. Yours for storage charge only Water Sewage & Garbage includ.
HOSPITAL: "INSPECTOR Wednesday, March 12 $15. Call 353-1946 anytime. Will Only $85 Mo. for unfurn. Call ...
CLOSEAU" starring Alan NAS: "VILLA RIDES" star- '56 PONTIAC deliver no obligation. 1606 387-2541, nites or weekends call
Arkin and Frank Finlay. Color ring Yul Brynner and Robert State Insp. R/H. Runs Good,$150 Main Street. 389-0744.
Spy Comedy. A-M/VG(94mins.( ) MItchum. Color Action Drama. Ph. 771-3070.

MENT" starring Frank Sinatra 3 BR, 1, 1 1/2 & 2 baths $100 Your Parts & Service Center
and Raquel Welch. Color Detective OPEN *ff5k SUNDAY down as low as $65 month. Callus PERFORMANCE CARS, INC -
Drama. A/VG ((93 mins.) for up to date lists that will 2144 Blanding Blvd. 388-0428.

Friday, March 7: be mailed without obligation.
NAS: "HOW SWEET IT IS" Excel condition, 4 Br., 2 B.Central -
starring James Garner, and JUSTISS TRAILER PARK-1 A/C & Heat. Redwood fence.
Debbie Reynolds. Color Comedy Qtr. Mile No. of NAS. Clean Rolling Hills area 781-3680 any-
Drama. A M/E ((99 mins.) modern trailers & Apts. 389- time.

GENERAL" starringGian Maria gave them the VW 16 point Safety and Performance In. IN CLAY COUNTY GOLDEN SEW
apertlon. Then we tuned up tightened and replaced everything Makesbuttonholes, fancy patterns -
Volonte and Klaus Kinski. Color that needed It. And guaranteedthem 100% for the repair or Big Branch Rd., 5 Acres 10 blind hems. Bal. $41
Action. A/G ((115 mins.) replacement of all major mechanical part.* for 30 day. or 100C acres & larger. Terms. Ph. cash $7
mile.. Come on in and double check. 282-5272 or 282-5224.
Saturday, March 8 6437 Wilson Blvd.
Delivery with no obligation.
MARINE" starring The Beatles. Houses & Apts. Equity VA &,.
Color Animated Cartoon. G/E 68 COUGAR $3095 FHA resales $50 & $100 dwn. 1968 HARLEY DAVIDSON125CCRiding

((85 mins.) 2 Dr. HT V-8, AT, PS Fact. Air, Red, Black Vinyl Top Call Powell or Mills, USN Gear Included Must sell.
HOSPITAL: "HOW SWEET IT Ret. 264 2411 Orange Park

IS"C. 68 MERCURY CYCLONE 2995 Realty. Military-Free Notary. See Park.owner 3641 Norton Chaffee Mobile Rd. #2.Home

FIELD: "INSPECTOR 500 GT..F"tback. V-8,"\.T. Air Cond. P& Coral
2995 1969 Morse Zigzag Sewing Ma-
Saturday Matinee $40.00, Kenmore Deluxe, 30"
chine, Left In Layaway, Balance
2 Dr. HT, Fact. Air Cond. V-8, PS. AT Blue Electric Range $75.00, Dryer
$6 Mo.
$34.50 Cash or
: $65.00. All in excellent condI-
ring Suzanna Leigh and Frank 68 PONTIAC. TEMPEST 2950Custom 6437 Wilson Blvd., Phone 771- tion. Phone 772-8082.

Finlay and "CAPTAIN VIDEO", (2) 2 Dr. HT, V-s. AT, PSt Fact. Air, Vinyl Top 8211. Delivery with no obligation. ..,.
Chapter six. ((99 mins.) FOR SALE
Matching pair chairs, modern
Sunday, March 9 Close to Cecil Lg. fenced
2 Dr. HT, Fact. Air Cond., V-8, AT, PS. Whit yard. brown, foam cushions, pillow
NAS: "HOW TO SUCCEEDIN Compl. equipped, 771-5246. back. Phone 781-5545 after -

TRYING" starring: Robert Morse 4 Dr. HT, V-8, AT. PS., Fact. Air, Blue Blue Vinyl Top AKC Puppies& ,PEDIGREE 2 Red, 1 Black DASCHUND& Tan. FOR SALE

68 FORD GALAXIE 500 2695 Female, all shots & wormed. See '64 Volkswagaon 2 Dr. R&H,

.4 Dr. HT, Fact. Air Cond., V-8, AT PS Red. to appreciate 7811926. 4540 Sussex Ave. Ph. EV4-1729.

Table with 2 extra leaves, wal-
Fully automatic Stereo Console
2 Dr.. HT. Radio Heater W/S/W Turquoise nut finish,4 chairs$55,264-4078.
Record Player. W/Radio comb.

opt 67 DODGE DART 1850 OAK HILL PARK Bal. $61 or pay $8 monthly. Will
deliver. No obligation. Ph. 35?-
4 Dr. Sedan, Air Cond., PS, AT, Blue& Whit 4 Lg. Br, 2 Baths, central heat&
1946 ANYTIME, 1606 Main St.
V h air. Family &Dining Room,fenced -
6C GALAXIE 500 1695
C 66
yd. $142 mo. 5 l/4% FHA
4 Dr.. HT Fact. Air Cond., va, AT, PS. Uhlte Loan. $2000 Equity by owner FLY JETS$125.00 TO EUROPE

66 PONTIAC TEMPEST 1550STATION 771-4983. Military Travel Service, Inc.

WAGON- OHC.6, AT, Radio & Heater Bronze FURN. A/C3BR.11/2BATHS, P.O. Box -Cookstown, NJ.
ON THE HALF SHELL Phd 723-1313
e ((609))
Fla. Room,Utility room w/wash-
66 DODGE CORONET 15954'Dr. Available for Military Personnel -
er. Located In Orange Park,264-

+T4COS ., Sedan, V-8, A.T. P.S. White 2879. and their DependentsOnly.

ytOKMM*M < %<< X > %IS
1750 4 BR. 3 BATH LOVELY HOME Cost Charter
I 103rd & Blanding Center 65 PONT. GRAND PRIX. ,
in Venetia. Conv. NAS & Cecil.
771-7970 2 Dr., HT Loaded, Maroon
Quiet, beautiful neighborhood, 1966 MUSTANGFac.
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK/ 66 MUSTANG 1450 : Cent. Heat A.C., fenced yard. A/C, AA", R&H. Clean,
PHONE AHEAD For sale at FHA Appraisal, Make offer 389.0608or772-2631.
FOR FASTER SERVICE!Icflian 2 Or. HT, Automatic Trans, WhIte $23,200 with $1600 down. See at

Sun., 1-5, or anytime by appt. Essenced ink blended with
1 2Dr.HTV-8. AT PS Red Pike 264-8820.
Mrs. ,
genuine ARPEGE and CHANEL

] 67 VW SEDAN 1495 68 VW FASTBACKNew ff 5 In a fine quality ball point

( ) n Radio Heater, Whit ..... Tires, R/H, Empi exhaust pen. Excellent gift and:!especiallynice
,*.. headers, Tach.Leatheret seats, for someone who wants to
63 BUICK RIVIERA 1250 exc. cond. Credit Union Base write letters that seductively
()Jillas Ext. 2431 or 384-1391, Mr. Ma- alive. 1.50 BILLYB.VERNON
2 Dr., HT, Loaded, Silver -
? dison or Mrs. Busic. 5527 Beney Dr. Jax,Fla. ,32207
62 T-BIRD .. : 950 1963 FIAT (Mailed from Overseas)

San Juan at Niblick 2 Dr., HT Loaded Blue 1100 D Recent state inspection. RETIRING SOON??
Phone 384 4406 Economy transportation$350.
Undecided about Future
OVER 50 VOLKSWAGENS TO CHOOSE FROM Call 389-5234 evenings or week- ? Employment -
Why not Invest that nest
e 1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms ends. in
egg a business and be your
Garden Type Apartmentswith Club WORK NEAR THE BEACH!II! own boss? Your Income will be
Atmosphere WESTSIDE Warehouse Merchandise Control determined by your own efforts
Kitchens equipped with G-E and:! Stock Workers. Experiencein and ability. There are over 400 .
Ranges & Refrigerators ready -wearhelpful but Businesses from $5,000 to
.'Individual Air Conditioning VOLKSWAGEN INC. not required. Full time, good $500,000 of all types available
and Heating by G-E wages, excellent future for advancement throughout Florida. Quite a few
.Drapes furnished 1150 Line to management. Apply of them can be bought for about
Wall to Wall Carpeting' and Avo., St. Phoio 71-5511 Friday morning, PixIe Shop 30% Down Payment. Call

Large Swimming. Pool Open Dally.Q,to 3:30 Saturday 8.t to.$.-.Sgnd(% 1 tQ&PM Warehouse, 14255. > .Beach. .Blvd. o.0 ,C, C. ROBERTS. USN.Ret.) -
Near'Sari Pablo: 264 4739 after 6 PM.

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g19| JAX AI NEWS/AFTERBURNER March '6, 1969

marked that many squadron
members have assisted V.F.W.
Post 6922 in numerous Com-
\ munity and Youth programs in
the Jacksonville area.
In addition to donating blood,
1 "Hellrazors" have contributed }.. t.
their time and efforts to the Boy
\ Scouts and the Lite-A-Bike Safety -
Program. Commander Crow
recently served as a judge in the
I Voice of Democracy Broadcast .
I Scriptwriting Contest. P

'HELP YOUR PLATE, MADEMOISELLE Young gentleman lrrrYrhr"r BLOODY STUDY. .One of many volunteers to answer Cecil

seems to be asking the little lady in an interlude at pint- Dispensary's call for Blood Donors. The line stretched on andon

size buffet table. Event was recent Blue and Gold Banquetfor last Wednesday, and included every rank from AA to Captain -
Cecil Field Cub Pack 365. the latter belonging to Frank M. McLinn, Cecil C. 0.

Whitlatch Retires After 20NAS McClelland To Regular NavyNAS
CECIL. After 19 years ment, you have contributed immeasurably .CECllSports CECIL Within the Lt. McClelland serves as a .
and 6 months of honorable naval to the combat readi- span of one week, then Lieute- pilot in VA-82 at NAS Cecil
I' service, Gary C. Whitlatch, ness of your squadron". nant Junior Grade Tom McClel- Field, the squadron flys A7
\ Parachute Rigger Second Class Attending the ceremony were r land, United States Naval Reserve jet fighter ombers and recently -
.;rl :
has retired to civilian life., Gary's wife, Martha, and their received a promotion to returned from South-
Gary, who is only 38 years old six children. They reside at rr f ri', Lieutenant and augmentation to East Asia where Lt McClelland "
initially entered the navy in October Route 1, Orange Park "regular" United States Navy, flew 95 combat missions againstthe
1948. At the time he was Gary is an active member of fyyyf thus indicating his desire to make enemy. lIe is the recipientof
residing in Pittsburgh Pa., and the Clay County Sheriffs! De- the Navy his career.Lt. the following medals: ten
had graduated from the local partment Mounted Police. f N McClelland graduatedfrom Air Medals, two Navy Com-
{rrr r'rfr }:,r{ f : :rilr'rG'r'lr.
"Connelly Vocational High {. i'{r f.rr.'{r r f; ;{yrfr.'rrr}.f{.:;.rv'ff;: Southern Illinois Univer- mendation, National Defense,
School". VFW Certificate :jrV':?;: .}{f rr'ry.r::r.}{{f rrr;;r .}rr'r{}rYrf:??'>iirf sity in 1965 and immediately Vietnam Service, and Republicof .
His duty stations have varied began his naval career. He is Vietnam Campaign Ribbon.He
but he has spent eight years at To ttollranrs' the son of Lt. Col. and Mrs. is married to the former
Naval Air Station Cecil Field. Dan R. McClelland, who residein Mary McCaw of Steelville, HI.,
On Feb. 20 at Cecil, a retire- NAS CECIL The Hell- Urbana, DI.Citations. and they have one son.
ment ceremony was conducted razors of VA-174 were pre- BriefsNAS
and he was "piped over the side" sented with a Certificate of Ap- For 82 formal dinner dance honoring the
Commanding Officer,qf VA- preciation by the Veterans of CECIL During the outgoing skipper, Commander
82 read a letter of commendation Foreign Wars of the United Stateson fourth week of Bowling in the NAS CECIL Eight men William E. Ramsey. _
from the Commanding Of- Feb. 25.Commander. Cecil Field Scratch League,the from VA 82 received com Commander "Chalbeck,
ficer of the aircraft carrier USS E.M. Crow, VA- VA-86 Sidewinders took undisputed mendations from the Com skipper of CVW 10 lauded
AMERICA which, in part, said; 174 Commanding Officer, accepted possession of 1st place as mander of the U. S. Seventh the 66 "Waldos" and made note
"as supervisor of the Aviators the Certificate on behalfof they took four points from the Fleet for duty on a combat of the fact that they delivered
the from Junior Vice VA-174 #1 Hellrazors. Al cruise off the coast of North
Equipment Branch, responsiblefor squadron more, ordnance: on target than
maintenance and repair of Commander L.M. (Rip) Van Trevino led the Sidewinder's assault Vietnam here.Commander any other East Coast A 4squadron. -
pilots' personal survival equip- Winkle. During the ceremony, with a 237660. D.P.Thomas pre- .
Vice, Commander Van Winkle,re- FAETU went Into second placeas sented the commendations for
they took three of four points duty while attached to Attack USO Friday,
Squadron Eighty Two em -
from Operations. In that match,
with barked in USS AMERICA." USO Jacksonville .Mrs.Elmer -
Bill Abshire led the way a
STOP money worries 212-604. Receiving commendationswere M. Norton and her "Korn
Other scores shot in the Chief Jack Woolum, PO 2 Kobb Klan" from the Southside
February 25 Noon Trio were as Wayne Morris, P03 Ken Noe, Womens Cub will entertain area
follows: Bob Gunter (Weapons) P03 Roger See, P02 Ken Mush, servicemen here, according to
P01 Ed Holcomb and .P02 Paul USO Brigadier Emil Miller.
.. 228-596 Pete Henderlite
L/1i tY ; The USO in Jacksonville is
i / 4 (FAETU) 202-569; Dave Smith Archambault. ,
located at 318 North Ocean Street.
\ : (Weapons) 214-568; Cal Roberts
# Don Doole Model. -4''to' 66 .
; (VA-174 1)) 217-548; ,LTV Contract '
; (VA-174 #2)) 199-534; Tom Tee-
fey (VA-86)) 181-531; Burl Burch NAS CECIL -VA-86 pilots,

\\ '- (VA-174 #1)) 193-525;Roger Aus- home from their first combat deployment DALLAS, Tex., Feb. 27 .new
t.",. tin (Operations) 194-525. to Vietnam, received contracts announced today in
High game for the League to models of the A 4,"Skyhawk"from Washington make the A 7 Cor-
'- : Dave Scott from VA-174 the, McDonnell Douglas
:'" .: .:: date is sair II the biggest collective contracted -
';...t.. .,'..". ... :. :''.'1::.S. who rolled a 258. Corporation in February at a program LTV Aero-
space Corporation has ever re -
ceived from the miitary ser -
vices,'according to an LTV, re-

GO with the helping hand { Roosevelt Mall 3 CAR WASHOPEN Dallas least.Paul firm Thayer, confirmed president today's of the

DAILY 8:30: AM 5:30: PM Department of Defense release
covering production of the Air
Force' A 7D and the Navy A-
7E. The new agreements replacea
Yi i Y number of letter contracts
1, WITH/ FILL UP OF'' 15 GALS. OR MORE ,STANDARD OIL under which the programs have
(, been conducted and which were
PRODUCTS CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED individually announced when a-

" of City Finance Plan Inc. Support the Jacksonville RocketsBuy warded.The contracts' also awarded the

Now!!! company an \
Your Season Tickets $238,988,069 covering pro-
Money worries crop up in just about every family's bud- duction of A 7D and A 7E
< get from, time to time. End money worries with a cash SPRAWAX 50t through calendar year 1970.
loan from City Finance: Service and civilian personnel Funds previously and cur .

enjoy the prompt service, the friendly way City Finance Located in Roosevelt Mall Shopping Center rently allocated to A -- 7 pro-
does business. Get your budget in balance again with grams now total more than $1

the helping hand of City Finance. Phone ahead and have billion.

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'" VAP-62 FICEUR Holds Cage Leads j jJ

\ :Kal's .Korner I ,

ax -- VAP-62 and FICEUR tional League "Vappers" holda have one more loss than FICEUR
JOSN Brent Kallested
By hold slim leads in their respec- game-and-a-half lead over and Admin. Aircraft Maintenance
t tive leagues in the Intramural NARTU, while third place 679th -- trailing by a game-arid-
Nicer things have happened to the Florida Jaycees and Basketball standings. The Na- three full games off the pace. a-half stillhavean outside chance
other organizations that promote their state's balmy, beautiful STANDINGS FICEUR, with an 8-2 mark, for A.L. honors.
weather -- than the weather we've been subjected to late- holds a slim half-game lead over
", ly. The late season coldness is holding up the beginningof VOLLEYBALL STANDINGS challenging Admin and Communi- STANDINGS 'a
VAP-62 7-0 cations. The Communicators

many spring and summer Affairs Officer, indicated that NARTU 5-1 AMERICAN LEAGUE
sports -- like swimming, water-,. there Is a possibility that the FICEUR 3-3 VAP6270Mark FICEUR t 8-2
skiing, etc., but nevertheless, Midshipmen may play a Sunday- FAETU 2-5 Admin 7-2
NAS prepares for a full summer doubleheader at Mackroth Field, Hospital 1-4 Communications 8-3
intramural program. March 23. 679 1-6 PacesVolleyball A/C Maintenance 6-3

Softball tryouts get underway FleWeaFac 6-5
shortly; IM softball leagues along Hospital 2-7
e with golf, tennis and track & COMPUTER CORNER FAETU ,,-10
field are on the agenda for the
; upcoming months and al) interested VAP-62 9-1-
:k personnel are encouraged ON SPORTS HARTU 6-1
t to get involved with the Jax VAP-62 currently leads 679th 6-4
active intramural program.All Intramural volleyball compe- Medical 4-5
I tition with a perfect 7-0 slate. VW-4 4-5
Navy Wrapup
The frontrunning "photograp MARTD 3-4
This column skipped your Air Ops 3-5
pages hers" -- who seem to be cleaning -
for a couple weeks as the up in most sports with their ComFairJax 2.5
Jax Air News was devoting as eyes on another ironman trophyare -- .
much space as possible to the By Bud Goode being challenged by only one t
t' recent regional and All Navy bas Computer Corner had a good year in predicting major sports club, NARTU. The rework facility -
ketball tournments here. Cage events this year: In the World Series the electronic whiz selectedthe "netters" are sporting
supporters are to be congratulated Detroit Tigers over the St. Louis Cardinals, favored at 8-to-5; a 5-1 mark which leaves them a
on their contribution to the and advised against the proposition which labeled the Baltimore game-and-a-half behind the
tourneys. Although the gym was Colts 18 point favorites over the New York Jets. leaders.
filled I t o' capacity only once 'Ball control' statistics, one of the important classes of sports FICEUR WITH a 3-3, .500
during the region and twice dur- stats which the computer has helped identify and weigh in order record, is the only other team
ing the All Navy -- it was evi- of importance,have contributed to the electronic analyzer's predic with an even slate. They trail
dent from glancing around the tve'accuracy.\ the leaders by three-and-a-half
What are these important ball control stats?
bleachers that of those in
many games and are two behind second-
In football they are-interceptions, fumbles and punts-all give-
attendance the die-hard fans
were ups; in basketball it is the rebound; and in baseball it is the 'balance' place NARTU.
who each and
made it every
between batting and pitching. ''
night. Each of these stats has the quality that a \redit' for one ,teamis
It was quite !ironical that a- a 'debit' for the other. The interception in football, for example, :'
mong the field of entries in the means ball control and field position, and gives the intercepting $1b Boat
All-Navy tourney, not one con- squad a chance at a run-back..If two teams are equally matched at p
tained an officer on their rosters.In the outset of the game, they may lose two or three downs on this
the past several years, the interception and if the intercepting team makes a first down on
gold-braid wearery have been this series the loss costs another 4 downs. The interception has add- Chicken Dinners
represented in strong""numbers. ed six 'plays to one team, cost the other team six plays, providing French Fries, Roll At Slaw
PhibLant's Al Clark, ,a Radio- 25% more:opportunities to score. Except for a scoring run or pass,
man first class, was the top- the interception is the most important play in football. It is a potential $115 & 35
rated -- which incidentally 14-point play-7-podnts you may lose by giving up ball con
trol, and 7-points the intercepting team gains if they score. I-
included a Coast- The 'punt' is another give-up, and another ball control statistic. 4 pieces J > 2 piecesIn SWEET NECESSITY -
guardsman, ComCruDesLant'sBarry Compare the 81 punts the L.A. Rams had this year, tops in the "Necessity" Is the specialty
Yates. NFL with the modest 49 punts for the Baltimore Colts, league BOXES-BUCKETS-BARRELS number from Warner Bros.-
.. the.. Ram's offense suffered. You Seven Arts production "Flnin'iRainbow"
College Baseball 4 champs. Obviously can't' score SEAFOOD TOO! ..
and the sweetness
without the ball.
4621 SAN JUAN AVE. 3842386
The Naval Academy baseball Fumbles are also ball-control stats. but they are not as importantin delivered by lovely Mia Brenda -
team is tentatively scheduled to the overall picture' as punts and interceptions. Arnan.r .
make a five-day, seven- game In basketball the 'rebound' is the important ball control stat-
stand in Jacksonville, March 19- ii is also'a potential 4-point play. Your team shoots and misses, you ....
23. Art Slocumb, NAS' Public lose 'a potential 2-points if the opposition gains the rebound
'and scores' they are credited with two and your loss of two pro-
vides the 4-point difference. t
Modern armies now carry In baseball this balance between offense and defense is reflected ,
colors only in ceremonies. in the,batter-pitcher face-off: the better the batter, the worse he
makes ,the pitcher look, and the better: the pitcher, the weaker he
makes the batters look.
CUPPER CROBBY SEACRAFT The change in the size of the strikezone this year, and lowering
GATOR.ROCKETMERCURY the pitcher's mound will cut into the pitcher's ability. This debitis
a credit to', the batters. Look for the strong' hitting teams like :?;
Detroit and St. Louis to benefit from the change more than the ,
r average league teams.
; 'Ball control' stats they are credits for one team, and debits
OUTBOARDS for another. For the team in control ,it means money in the bank.



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RoomersMilitary SELLING

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Golf Tourney
Jax -- Eighty-five golfers will
assemble at NAS Jax next weekas I
they represent 17 military ___
commands In the Southeast Military -
Invitational Golf Tourna- I -JIc :Z1k ? DOWN

ment. .
The 54-hole medal event begins -
Wednesday, Mardi 12, and ,
this year's tournament will have
a new team champion as last 1550 CASSAT AVENUE
year's winner Homestead Air
Force Base, will not be back to .
defend their title. .f
Sax Navy will be representedby '68 IMPALA
last year's third place low
medalist in,Walt Brittle who led .... Sport Coupe
after first round play with a SIMPLE GAME Captain Oscar Gray (center). NAS medical
one-under 71. Brittle will be "307" V-8. Auto trans,. Factory
officer, accepts a Hole in One trophy from Captain H. 0.
joined by Lenson Graves, Jim Cutler and golf pro Joe McDonald., Captain Gray droppedhis air -cpnd:, Power steering, ( *%> AC
Kinder, Dave Clark and Henry and brakes. R&H. White wall Ttldb iFiTtrres
llanno. ace on the par 3 16th on the NAS Jax course._ He useda '
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Tryouts for the Jax Navy var- t r!
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mands ,at NAS Jax to "spring Gold
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