Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 8, 1962
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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I Essay Contest, Deadline Extended To March 31

Feeling that sufficient tended to March 31. some idea or suggestion, no among themselves. or hand written but should
time may not have been Main objective of the contest matter how simple or trivial Some of the questions to not exceed 750 words or three

afforded Station military is to obtain personal ideas and they may seem, that could be consider answering in formtypwritten pages. They should
and civilian personnel to suggestions from individuals a boon to their fellowman if ulating such an essay could be sent directly to the NAS

submit an entry in ,the that may be utilized to formthey were but expressed to be be: What does Naval leaderMiltary Leadership Coordina-

Leadership Essay Contest, ulate more effective leadership capitalized upon. ship mean to me?, What can tor, Bldg. 955.
due to the lengthy holiday policies, thereby strengthening The contest affords all permy shipmates and I do to im- A committee of judges will_'

period at the time of its the Navy in general and the sonnel an excellent opportprove leadership locally?, In be appointed by the NAS

beginning, the NAS MiliU., S. in particular. unity to put down on paper, what ways can local leader- officer to select
tary Leadership Coordinator Fancy phraseology and literand have considered, the many ship organizations help to
has announced that the ary style are not important but ideas on leadership that they further the command leaderfrom among the entries one

deadline date for submisthe expression of ideas and and their friends have posship program?. winning and five honorable

sion of entries has been exsuggestions are. Everyone has sibly discussed frequently Entries may be either typed mention essays.

Several Uniform ChangesAre

Jf1K Approved By SecNavA

cooler summer is in the offing for officers and chiefs

with the approval of a new lightweight raincoat by the
Vol. 19 No. 47 U.S. NAS Jacksonville Fla. 8 March 1962 Secretarv of the Navv.
The new box-style raincoat,

single breasted and blue in color,
NATTU Begins is made of synthetic materialssaid
to be cooler than the pre-
sent coat. Wearing of the two

New Officer Y { u will be optional, however, avail-
ability of the new coat has not

yet been determined.In .
Course Mar. 12A another uniform change,

dungarees will take on a new
new officer's course, believedto look with the adoption of a new
be the first of its kind, will shirt design. The new shirt will
start March 12 at the Naval Air still have long sleeves and be
: v
Technical Training Unit. made of chambray material, but

The four-week course, designed will feature a sport-style con-
primarily for Limited Duty vertible collar that will lay flat

Officer indoctrination, is an Ord- when opened or it may be but-
nance Officers Managementcourse toned like the present shirt.

and will be directed by Current stocks of the old-

LT E. H. Helveston.The : style shirt will be used before

course is intended to en- the new ones are placed on sale.

able .LDOs to .assume responsi- TOP CONTROLLERS numbers of, the, NAS,Radar.Air Traffic Control Center ,were, Other uniform, changes approved -
bility immediately upon report- awarded Air Traffic Control Specialist Certificates last week by the Federal Aviation Ag.ncy by the SecNav includea
ing to a permanent duty station. Acad.my. The certificate, representing the highest rating obtainable at NAS Jax, were presented new Wave Officer's dinner
LT Helveston that to the by CDR O. S. Braddock: Jr.. (left). HATCC Division Officer. Receiving the awards are (left to dress uniform and a new wo-
says right) Charles L. Winchester, ACii Stanley S. Siico. ACCA; Wallace R. Cress ACC Alfred J.Flnlt.r .
best of his knowledge this will ACC and John A. Crossley, ACC. Only 15 other senior controllers of RATCC hold such men's handbag. i
be the first course of its type.E. e.rtiflcat'l. The women officers' dinner

C. Fiore, AOC, and C. R. dress will include a blue anda
Weeks, AOC, who have been assigned Exams white mess jacket to be worn
Proficiency Pay
to the course, are cur- Seaman Course, with a dress skirt and cummer-
rently writing most of the instructional bund. Either a hat or a tiara may
guides under the be with the outfit.
sup- worn
ervision of LT Helveston and LTJ. Now AvailableThe / / Are Scheduled In The new uniform will be optional -
O. Lance, AO "B" School May for all women officers
Training Officer, who are also Navy Training Coursefor beginning April 1 and will be
writing some of the guides. A Seaman is now available The NAS Career Information and Education Office an- mandatory for Regular women
few are being submitted by oth- through the CorrespondenceCourse nounced this week that proficiency pay examinations for commanders and captains begin-
er AO School personnel. Center, Scotia, N.Y. career personnel in pay grades E-4 through E-9 will be ning July 1, 1964.

All personnel needing this conducted locally in May. The handbag change involvesa
course -for advancement- may The pro-pay exams will be redesign of the current white
the technical skill of his ratingOr
CAPTvison place their requests with the given for both the P-l and P-2 assigned primary duties in one handbag to conform to the design -
CI&E Center, Bldg. 955. award. In order to be eligibleto of the designated skills identifiedby of the black bag now in

The "End of the Course" compete for the P-l pay, per- Naval Enlisted Job Code num- use.A
To Address sons must be seving in pay change in regulations, also
exam for SN which was given bers of certain series.
grades E-4 through E-9 in one of approved, now provides that hats
during the non-availability of Eligible personnel must demonstrate -
the outstanding effectiveness will be kept on during the "in-
the course will no longer be superior performanceand
AFMA Mar. 15 ratings. In addition, persons must vocation and other religiousportions"
given. be recommended by their
of outdoor ceremonies
be serving in a billet requiring
Captain Sterling H. Ivison, Department. Head. which are primarily military in
Comptroller for the Bureau of In order to compete for P-2 nature. Current regs, which call
Naval Weapons in Washington, # pay, personnel must be servingin for hats to be removed during
will be the principal speaker at pay grades E-4 through E-9 religious portions of programs,
the March 15 luncheon meetingof in one of the critical ratings and will continue for non-military
the Jacksonville Chapter of serving in a billet requiring the ceremonies.
the Armed Forces Management technical skill of his rating or
Association at the NAS Officers assigned duties in one of the designated -
Club. '' skills identified by cer- Plan To Cast A
Oro'y +rY+
CAPT Ivison will speak on tain NECs.In Vote During '62
"Bureau of Weapons Financial addition, P-2 aspirants must
Management." He will touch on have been serving in a P-l or Each of the 50 United States

such items as how BuPers allots .. P-2 status for six months immediately will hold primary and general
elections elect U. S. Sena-
money to the field and discuss /.r prior to July 16, 1962. to
various types of funds and ceil- Both P-l and P-2 examtakersmust tors, U. S. Representatives,
Governors, members of the
ings. be designated career: per-
During the which sonnel-that is, personnel who State Legislature and other
:X..f. :" ::,: ,
and Town
:< State
}:x' : County, City
begins with a social hour at 1115, > have seven or more years of active -
: a report will be given on the naval service or be servingin
Exercise voting privi-
recent trip to the IBM plants at MERCY MISsION-Ronald: Gene Baker SN was removed an enlistment or an extension
Poughkeepsie and Kingston, from a Station Sea-Air Rescue helicopter by Hospital personneland thereof that will accrue sevenor lege-consult your unit Vot-
rushed to the Naval Hospital for an emergency appendectomy more active naval serv- ing Officer for the latest information -
N.Y.Also last week after the 'copter flew to his ship the LST USS years and applications for
included on the agenda York County, some 100 miles off the Florida coast to pick Mm ice. absentee ballots-cast a' bal-
will be announcement of local up. The mercy mission was flown by LT Irving Hastings of Deadline for norminations to
radio for Baker's lot for the candidates of your
O&R. removal
following a request by'the ship received
rules and regulations regarding be at the CI&E Office
since facilities for such m.dical'attentlon are not carried aboard choice.Leadership .
membership. that type craft. (Please Turn To Page 6, Col. 5)) I


8 March !


NAS, Jacksonville To Get TACANNavigation In ReviewPresident
CAPT J. R. Compton Commanding Officer News
CDR Walter J. Schub -Executive Officer
Fleet Air Jacksonville NAB 6ND Sets

RADM Joseph M. Carson Commander
CAPT Vincent Casey Chief of Staff Asks Pay
Fleet Air Wing Eleven Tactical air navigation (TA-

CAPT Gilbert J. Fr.u.nhelm Commander CAN) sets that will enable pilotsto JI ....
CAPT Andrew H. Cowart _Chief Staff Offker determine exactly how far Raise For EmployeesPresidents
Naval Air Technical Training Unit
CAPT Kertsel) D. Allen Commending Officer they are from each other, in add-
COlt Eugene F, Verdery Executive Officer ition to telling their distance and Kennedy's proposed Federal pay reform bill has

Naval Hospital direction from TACAN ground reached Congress. It calls for three-step pay raises ranging froma

CAPT CAPT J.Stephen M. Manner H. Tollns__Commanding Executive Officer Officer stations, will soon be equippedin three-year total of 3.7 percent for those in the lowest grade to

Naval Air Reserve Training Unit all Navy fighting planes.It 35; percent for top grade employees.More .

CAPT Ralph E. Elliott Jr. _Commanding Officer is an air navigation aid than 1.6 million Federal classified employees and postal
CDR William M. Miller
_Executive Officer
Printed commerlcsHy with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Florida at which gives pilots a continuous workers would be affected. The first installment of the pay raise
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July indication of their position re- would become effective January 1, 1963; with additional increases
1958. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air lative to a surface beacon. into effect on January 1, 1964, and January 1, 1965. The
Jacksonville, Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Unit, Fleet Air Wing This is done by displaying on going 10 the
would percent over
11 Navel overall raise average three-year
Air Reserve Training Unit and U.S. Naval Hospital./ pay
CDR Alex N. Mclnnls, Jr. Service Information Officer a pair of dials similar to an au- period. Middle and upper bracket employees would get the largest
Andrew H. Planey Assistant Service Information Officer tomobile speedometer, the com- percentage increases.
News Editor-Arthur A. Slocumb; Staff-Mae Spencer JOII I Marc Whetstone, pass bearing and distance froma
JOlj Sandy Martinson, JOSN Photographer, Joy Moreau, PH2. beacon at a fixed ground loca- Salaries for federal employees should be "high enough to

Member Councils of North of Industrial Florida Industrial Editors. Editors Association and Southern end International tion or an aircraft carrier. attract and retain competent personnel, sufficiently flexible to
initiative and industry, and comparable with salaries
The Jsx Air News fs a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material/ Modification kits developedby motivate
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographs General Dynamics will add received by their counterparts in private life", President Kennedytold
unless otherwise credited, are official I U.s. Navy Photographs. Congress.The .
Editorial offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. Phone air-to-air ranging capability to
extensions 8164, 656, 272 or 216.GiveHelp. the TACAN sets already in use President said his reform bill would, (1) Establish the

on Navy planes.Navy's principle of comparability, making federal pay reasonably com-
parable to private industry salaries and, (2)) Establish realistic and

appropriate salary relationships within and among federal salary

YourselfTo First systems. For budget reasons, the President said he wanted the

raise spread over three years beginning next January 1.

The proposed pay raise scale is published below.

Better HealthTo Plane Some Employees HaveChanged

Air MuseumThe __ Hat

Health PlansAs
( acquaint personnel participating. the Federal Service Navy's first airplane-the

Fund Raising Campaign for National Health and the Joint Crusade, A-l-has found a final resting a result of last October's "Open Season", some employeeshave

the Jax Air News will publish a weekly series on facts and figuresof place of honor. A reproductionof changed their government-wide health plans. The results
these agencies. This week's presentation covers the American the famous old plane was accepted -
showed that Service-wide (Blue Cross-Blue Shield) gained 53,799
Cancer Society and the American Heart Association.) by the Smithsonian Institute -
members while Indemnity benefits (Aetna) showed a 6,663 loss.
for its National Aeronau-

Cancer Is A Gangster Cell tical Collection.

Research over the past few years has made some inroads in the ADM James S. Russell, Vice PROPOSED PAY RATES

battle against the deadly killer Cancer, but even with doctors and Chief of Naval Operations, turn-

scientists working day and night to find a cure, cancer still takes ed the full-scale copy over to Following are the pay tables that would go into effect on

the lives of 250,000 Americans annually. Dr. Leonard Carmichael, Secre- January 1, 1963; January 1, 1964, and January 1, 1965, if the

Cancer will strike 40,000,000 now living unless current rates are tary of the institution for the President's pay plan is passed as submitted. Included are longevity

checked. Of these, 27,000,000 will die. What a shocking revelation! National Air Museum. steps for each grade.Page .

CANCER IS DEADLY when uncontrolled. One person dies of The reproduction was built as

cancer every two minutes. It strikes one in four and only one in a feature of the 50th Anniver-
three survive. Last this disease Effective January 1 1963
year took the lives of about 4,000 sary of Naval Aviation by members ,
children under 15 years of age. os. I 13.225 3.130 'U31 .U.O .UU 3.710 .un 3.1180 un $4,110
of the San Diego, Calif. 2 un un 3.150 U55 UIO .015 U70 un UIO UUI
Based on statistics, each family in the United States will be af- Chapter of the Institute of Aero- 3.100 3.1105 UIO UII U20 U30 un U'O U05 .130
fected by cancer, which makes the battle against the disease 4 .110 4,250 UIO U30 4.670 UIO 4,550 1.0" 1.2311 U70I
per- space Sciences and given to the usa UII U' 1.011 1.115 Ull un 6,618 1.715 5,515S
sonal one. It is up to each individual to protect himself and his
Navy. U31 1.205 un 1.545 Ul1 1.1.5 .051 U25 .315 U65
family by contributing generously toward the conquest of this 1 UU U25 1.8111 .0115 .210 1.415 U50 1.135. .020 1.205
disease by giving to the National Health drive now in progress for The original A-l was built by 6 .0O UI U85 1.600 1.705 1.110 U15 'J,320 U25 'f,730 7.935a
.100 U25 'f.350 un uOO .025 u&O .nl .700
activities in the Jax Navy complex. Glenn H. Curtiss and deliveredon 10 ,210 U35 "7,750 1.025 1.2'10 .515 5,760 ,001 1,250 I.m

HERE IN JACKSONVILLE the Duval County Unit of the July 1, 1911. II UIO 1.225 5,490 U51 1.C120 .215 1550 illS 10010 10.345
American Cancer 12 .SlO '.185 10.010 10,325 10.140 10.8&5 ItJ70 11,555 11'00 12.215
Society conducts a year-round program of educa- Under the leadership of RADMW. 1t: 10.1185 IU30 11.185 12.D10 12.425 12.710 13,15S 1320 lUll 14350
tion and service. The local unit maintains an information center; A. Schoech and pioneer aircraft If 12.115 13.080 13.115 13.11.0 lUI5 14.180 15.215 U.140 111.015 tI.f80
15 14.U5 14.1175
15.m 11.115
supports, partially two tumor 15,135 1'.411 lUllS 1'1,171 l'I.n5 la.a31
clinics; supplies hospital beds, dress- designer Alfred V. Verville,,
ings, wheelchairs, and other sick-room supplies to any cancer patient who was Curtiss' engineer in the 1.: 11.400 15,350 lI.m 11.110 170'80 11.670 20.110 11.035 11.110 19,125 19,670

upon request; operates a loan closet; and provides services of of 20,315
early days flight, many man- 111 22.245
a visiting nurse.
hours of technical research and 20 23.000
Of the contributions received from Jacksonville people in lastyear's labor were devoted to buildingthe Effective January 1, 1964os.

drive, 40 percent was earmarked for use by the national replica. I UIS .13.170 $3,475 $3,050 ".115 3.7110 $3.185 $4,000 $4,105<< $4.210
office of the American :I UIO 3.115 1,780 3,181, UOO f,525I
Cancer Society; eight percent was budgetedto 1.140 .105 UI0 4.111 U20
3.1145 4,060 U55 U75U'I5.
UIO un UOO U25 .750
the Florida Division; while 52 percent went to the local unit. 4 4.115 .,US 4.585 un U75 1.015 1.151 1.2115 5,435I
un 4,800 un 1.110 1.215 1.420 un U30 5,885 1.040.

You Have Only One HeartThe Time Limit ForReCrediting 5 7 1.185 un 1.335 1.185 .SOl.075 U71 U85 1.145 8.455 1.845 1.015 1.135.115 .025 1.351 U15 U21 U95 7,405I

ultimate conquest of heart and diseases a 11.285 6,455 .705 1.1I15 U25 U35 1.11'5 '1.755 7,815 .175
circulatory now ;.m 7,155 UI5 1.115 Un .075 1.301 1.535 .715 U8
responsible for about 54 percent of all deaths in the U.S., is the Sick 20 7,5+0 .085 1.350 seas 1.100 1.11$ U70 9,620 ..,...0g

chief aim of the Heart Fund which supports research, education and .325 9,510 1.100 .175 .150 U25 .700 1.175 10.250 10.25 10,100

community service activities of the American Heart Association.THE Leave Extended 1t: 11,670 10,240 12,060 10,510 12,450 110.1100 lU30 13.2311 13,820 11.510 14.010 11.1110 12,220 lUOO 12.550 lUIiO 12.1.0If lU8J

NORTHEAST FLORIDA Heart Association, through nine 15 33,615 15,725 14,070 11.250 lU21 lU7S 14.1110 11.435 15.1110 11.341 111.100 17.51 17.710
of its committees, operates staffs and supplies the bulk of the In the past it has been per- 1I.670 17.300 17.125 11.350 11.71 1"00 18.1125 20m

equipment for the pediatric and adult cardiac at the Duval Medical missible to recredit forfeited sick 1.; :m 21,000 'm 19,770 22,350: 20.370 20.170 21.170

Center in Jacksonville. All patients in the northeast Florida area leave in the case of employeeswho 111 22.7.0 25.150

are eligible to take advantage of this service. returned to Federal employment 20 21.000

Clinics are scheduled weekly. From 25 to 35 clinical cases are after a break in service Effective January 1, 1965
processed weekly. if break OS- 1 13.305 $3,410<< $3.515 $3,620 $3,425 $4,145 $4 2 O
only the employee's wa 2 U20 3,725 3,530 3.130 3.1135 $4,040
The Northeast Florida Heart Surgery team and the 3 uao 3,935 4.040 un' USO U5S UIO 4 S6S
heart 3.985
open less than 52 calendar weeks, according 4 UI5 415 :.m 4,195 UOO HOS un U50 un 4,900
surgery equipment bought by the local association are duplicated to the NAS Industrial I .UO 4,850 1'010 1'1750 U75 U15 1.055 1.1115 1.335 5.4130
neither publicly nor privatedly anywhere else in the northeast Flo- Relations Department. I U35 1.330 1.4110 1.150 1.110 1.170
rida nine-county area and compares most favorably with any area 7 1.785 1.10 5,990 UII.115 :.37:00: 1.135 .110 U85 1.410 1.835 ,7,550.8
in the By recent directives, says IRD, a 1.420 ..135'. un .770 11.I85 1.110 U55
of .355
country 'J.DIS
comparable size and population. It is something I 7oas 1,330 'UIO 7,495 UIO 1.1125 '.140
in which the people of Northeast Florida can take great pride. the Civil Service Commissionhas 10 UOO .010 'm 5,650 7e00 .035.140 1.270 1.605 '.740 ,175 11.I80 I'iII
9,100 1.3.0 .120
HEART now extended the time limi IBIS'
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS are currently reachingover 1.510 l1.hS
12 10.270 10'111 .720 10.005 10,280 10175 10.810
for sick leave.
a thousand people a month exclusive of radio and television. re-crediting 13 12.180 12,595 lUIO 13,000 11.305 11.50 11.1185 12.3'0 12,685 13.030 13.375

Open Heart surgery was an impossibility 10 years ago. Yet, it i is All personnel who re-enter employment 15 14 14.110 18,820 14.715 17.175 15,260 13,105 15,735 11.110 18,210 11.1&5 lUll IU20 17.110 Is.o2S lU35 15.430 11.110 i5J3s 15,505

done regularly here in Jacksonville by the Northeast Florida Heart after January 9, 1962 1. 11125 17730 11,255 11.0 111.385 111.50 20.101 21.0.0 21.615

Association' members in surgical teams with equipment bought by may have the sick leave they 17 21.155 19,760, 23,308 20,395 23,130 11.930 21.111 22,300 22.131

the local group using blood donors obtained through local auspices. abandoned re-credited to their 11 II 24.500 21.280

About 65 percent of the money contributed locally stays here in account if the break in servicedoes 20 2'.000

Jacksonville. The remainder goes to national offices. not exceed three years.


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) 8 March 1962 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

- Nuclear-Powered New EmployeeManagementConcept

Weather Station Era Is LaunchedPresident

Installed By Navy Kennedy's adoption of the recommendationof

: his Task Force on Employee-Management Relations signalsthe

Installation of a nuclearpowered ;;: start of a new era m personnel management in goven-

automatic weather station has ment. This statement by John W. Macy Jr., Chairman, U.S.

been accomplished on the Ross Civil Service Commission, in a recent article, sums up the

Ice Shelf in the Antarctic.A expectations from Executive Order 10988 which becomes

report to the Navy said a effective July 1, 1962.

lasJm five-man crew buried the one- On June 22, 1961, the President
ton device in an eight-foot snow
established a Task Force and
total pit 54 miles south of McMurdo Revised Career
charged it with the responsibilityof
Sound.To .
""'J.'l. "- recommendationsfor
make the weather sensing, a w <'.,..,.. .
improving employeemanagement -
recording and radio equipmentwork ;.f$ .. ". relations in Appraisal Program
sees ._. .:., government.
: ,
scientists used eight- ?
an ;
"' '
: The Executive Order titled "Em-
foot cylinder containing an in- I ; 'rr : ,i
L W''i ployee-Management Cooperationin I
soluable compound of strontium :.:: < the Federal Service," signed by To Be AnnouncedThe

titanate which serves as an atomic -
'st the on January 17,
generator.It 1962, has resulted from Task Bureau of Naval Person-
has no moving parts and ;i: I S Force recommendations.Prior nel will soon release details ofa
to works on the theory of "thermo much-revised career appraisal

toes electric conversion." Energy for :. to submitting its recom- program. The program will be

the generator comes through the mendations, the group consulted designed to accomplish a more

iyhe "slow decay" of strontium-90 in n.rt..:w ..tia.,,.. s with organized group and union effective job of shipping over
"QUEEN BEE"-Mn. Mary Ann Bednar, who was selectedas
representatives representativesfrom
the compound.If "Queen Bee" to reign at the 20th anniversary Seabee Ball at Navy enlistees (particularly first-
all goes well the generator the Mayport Enlisted Men's Club last Friday evening, shares the various Federal agencies, termers).
cake-cutting honors for the affair with Jacksonville Beach as well as obtaining views of I
11- will need no servicing for at Mayor William S. Wilson. Mrs. Bednar is the wife of LT G. J, all interested parties through The new program will be

1d least two years. Bednar, ComFairJax-ComNabSix Public Works Officer. public hearings held in several named "c are e r information"

ry major cities.It rather than "career appraisal"The
'lees emphasis will be on giving
VP-30 Training Largest is significant that all recom-
help, rather than evaluation.
mendations established
rrThursday Pilot ClassThe policy and practice in one Fed- New enlistees will be contacted -
Replacement eral agency or another-all hav- by career counselors early
in their first enlistmentprobably -
ing been tested and in
largest class of replacement pilots ever to be trainedat proven at the first duty station
Government. The Task Force has
March 8 Patrol Squadron 30 have begun their instruction there. after leaving recruit traininginone

Mainside Battle In Outer Class 1-62 is composed of 30 students whereas the normal actually brought together whatis of the changes of the new
said to constitute the best of
ts _Snac. _P_.. _1900_ only._u_ figure- for a class in the -past has been 15. Federal employee-management program.

+19'n NATTUnit-The Last Angry Man VP-30, the Atlantic Fleet's an- tics, instrument flight, and na- relations practices and molded The career counselors' school

1900 only. tisubmarine warfare replacementpilot vigation plus more than 7,800 them into the framework of a will be moved from Bainbridge, (

Hospital Raintree Country, training squadron, trains hours of ground training, includ- practical and progressive govern- Md., to Norfolk, Va., to be nearer

1900 only. both newly designated naval ing a five-day navigation course, ment-wide policy. the center of the Naval popula-
March 9 aviators and experienced pilots five-day aircraft familiarizationcourse tion.
Friday. a A copy of the Executive Order The move is expected to
who come from desk jobs or ad- and hours of lectures and take
MainsideFacts of Life, 1900 has been posted on all Station place in March with the
' only. ministrative flying billets involv- training on the myriad of sub official bulletin boards for review first class convening there in
ing little or no flying. Class 1-62 jects involved with modern ASW. May.
NATTUnit-Battle In Outer
by employees. It should be
represents both extremes from
Iey VP-30 commanded by CDR
Space, 1900 only. understood, however, that there Under
ENS Theodore F. Rogers with Walter W. Honour, has graduatedover the new plan, counselorswill
Last Man
Hospital-The Angry are many provisions which require -
shiny new wings, to CDR JamesL. 1,000 pilots, tactical coordinators talk with new Navymen
1900 only. Ball, class leader, who has aircrewmen, and main- clarification by the Civil early in their career-at a point
Saturday, March 10 Service Commission, Department when
they are most motiviated
logged over 9,000 hours in many tenance personnel destined for
Mainside-Can Can, 1900 only. types of naval aircraft. Atlantic Fleet patrol squadronssince of Labor and Department of toward making the Navy their

NATTUnit-Facts of Life, 1400 commissioning here in Defense before the issuance of life's work. Tests have shown
The job of the "Pros" is to
Department of the Navy regula- that this
and 1900. period usually
June, 1960.ORBITAL
teach pilots and aircrewmen the
Hospital-Battle In Outer tions regarding implementation. right after graduation from boot-
techniques of advanced
Space, 1900 only.Sunday antisubmarine warfare in the In the meantime, current Navy camp.

March 11 policy and procedures set forthin
P2V Details
"Neptune" patrol plane and of the revised plan are
Mainside-Murder She Said, the P5M current NCPIs and NAS Jax
"Marlin" seaplane priorto contained in BuPers Inst 1133.3d.
Inst. 12721.1 remain in effect. All
1400 and 1900.NATTUnitCan. their reporting to Atlantic
Can, 1400 and Fleet patrol squadrons. personnel will be kept informed
1900. through Station notices, articlesin

Hospital-Facts of Life, 1900 Prior to completing the com- The Jax Air News and other

only. prehensive ten-week syllabus p.yyY communication means, of changes

under the tutelage of the "Pros," I 6, lIC in regulations and procedures i in
Monday March 12 Class 1-62 will receive a total of a connection with dealings with

Mainside-Collossus. of Rhodes, over 3,200 hours of flight time, organized groups and labor Both NAS Protestant and

1900 only. including familiarization, tac- unions. Catholic chaplains have announ-

NATTUnit-Murder She Said, ced that special services will be
1900 only. There are many important held during the Lenten
Hospital-Can Can, 1900 only. VA-44 Receives All points to be considered in the Station chapels. seasonat
Order and future articles in The
Tuesday March 13 '
., Jax Air News will deal with Special devotional services will
IC 'l
Marks .L
Mainside-Samar, 1900 only. Outstanding 'ifs a more specific points, with a view be held weekly at All Saints

NATTUnit Collossus of ya toward creating better under- Chapel on Wednesday eveningsat

Rhodes, 1900 only. Annual Inspection !._ standing of the provisions of this 1900. Chaplain H. E. Waters
Hospital-Murder She Said, : new Government Employee- will preach on "The Humanity of

1900 only. All departments of Attack Management Cooperation policyin Jesus" on Wednesday, March 14.

Wednesday March 14 Squadron 44 received outstanding the
7 Federal Service.Safety Regular
grades from inspecting officersof Sunday services at the
Mainside-Swingin' Along, 1900 the ComFairJax Staff during Chapel are, 0830 -Holy Com-

only. munion, 0930 and 1100 Divine
their annual Administrative
NATTUnit-Samar, 1900 only. and Worship.
Material Inspection held on Feb- I Pen I
Hospital-Collossus of Rhodes,
1900 only. ruary 20-21. Catholic Lenten weekday Mas-

ses will be held at 0600 at St.Edward's .
The bag and barracks inspec- 1. When using a stepladder,
tion on February 20 were ratedas r,: YA4 make sure it's fully extended Chapel; 1200 at the

hymas of tho Times | outstanding with that of the $ before you climb. Hospital Chapel; 1645 at King
l I Hall, NATTU, and 0800 Sat-
barracks being classed as one of
2. If shoes are muddy urday at
your or St. Edward's Chapeland
the best
pEOVLE ever seen by the inspecting -
: otherwise slippery, clean them King Hall.
USUALLY W party.Following before you climb.
LEAVE ynuALONE a personnel inspec- Stations of the Cross, Benedic-
tion by RADM Joseph M. Car- 3. Be sure ladder is placed at tion of the Blessed Sacrament,

1F yOU >PONT son, ComFairJax-ComNabSix, on MISS Long- safe angle against wall or other and a sermon will be given 'each
LOOK 21 the stemmed Jean Hale appears solid backing. An angle of about Wednesday at
February admiral com- 1930 during Lentat
'rO PICK A :' to be boarding a rocket for a
? mented that, "It was a pleasureto trip into space. One thing seems 75 degrees with horizontal is rec- St. Edward's Chapel.

: have been able to inspect suchan certain, if this tantalizing las ommended.
v sie reached are heard from 1900to
ever orbit she
.. .. outstanding squadron as VA-
: could rightfully be called a 4. Always face ladder and 2000 on Saturdays and beforeall
44. "heavenly body.' climbing up or down. Masses on Sundays.g2 .


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Texas DAR Will Honor Station Traffic Benefits Repaid

LT Smith On March 9A Violation RecordThe Insurance Employee Health HoldersSlightly

replacement pilot, LTJG Arthur K. Smith Jr., cur- following is a report of
rently undergoing training with Patrol Squadron 30, is motor vehicle accidents and over 93 cents on every
slated to be honored by the Texas Society, Daughters of the traffic violations for the period dollars that is paid into the Fed-
American Revolution in ceremonies at NAS Corpus Christion February 25 through March eral employee health insurance
March 9 for having been selected as the outstanding 3, 1962: program is paid back in benefitsto
graduate of the Naval Advanced NUMBER OF ACCIDENTSThis the 1,783,240 employees and
Training Command there in the their 3,659,350 dependents.The .
week ............................ 6
multi-engined category for 1961. Civil Service Commissionhas
March 4 1962 ..34
A graduate of the Naval Aca- Through, supplied this breakdownof
Through March 1961 ., ,53
demy, class of 1959, LTJG Smithis the premium dollar: 93.1 cents
no stranger in the role of NUMBER OF DAYS SINCE for hospital and medical bene-
receiving honors. As a flight LAST INJURY IN MOTOR fits, 4.8 cents for administrative
student he was selected for "Stu- VEHICLE ACCIDENT 65 expenses of the 38 insuring car-

dent of the Month" distinction on NUMBER OF VIOLATIONSThis riers, 1.3 cents for profit, and
three occasions and also made .8 cent for taxes.Approximately .
the 10,000th consecutive accident- week ... .... .... .....44 $318 millionwas
free landing on the USS Antie- Speeding .. .. 6 paid into the insurance fund
tam during carrier qualification Running Stop Sign .... 5 last year. Of this amount, $199 NATTU's BEST Floyd C.
exercises in the T-28C "Trojan" Others ........................... ....33 million, or 62/ percent, came Fields. PN1, has been named
NATTU'i "Serviceman of
trainer. Forty-eight drivers appeared from employees, and $119 million, ai the Month" for January. Fields
Destined for duty with VP45in before the Traffic Hearing or 37% percent, was the Gov- is Petty Officer-in-Charge of
Bermuda, he will shortly com- Board on March 5 with dis- ernment's share. Over a million the transfer section in the
plete the ten-week syllabus of position of cases as follows: employees and their dependentswere iice.Unit's Enlisted Personnel. Of
advanced anti-submarine war- Fifteen lost driving and park- paid benefits.

fare training under the tutelageof ing privileges on the Stationfor .. ... Named
the VP-30 Pro's. Flying the various periods, nine were

Martin P5M "Marlin" seaplane, assigned to an eighthourcourse : Classified I ;
Arthur DAR K.HONOREE Smith Jr.-of VP-30 LTJG LTJG Smith will have receivedmore in remedial driving, : NATTU ServicemanOf
than 360 hours of flight ,
received -
will be honored by the Texas twenty-five suspended -
Society Daughters of the Ame- and ground training prior to his penalties, four were given For Sale The Month
rican Revolution in Corpus graduation. warnings, four were dismissedand Ortega Hills-trop style, 3 bdrm, 2
Christi on March 9, as a resultof one referred to commanding bath, patios, $100.50 per mo, avail Inv "Serviceman of the Month"for
his having been selected as med, after 1200 daily EV 47389.
the outstanding graduate of the I officer for possible dis- Riverfront Home-sep guest hit, 3 January at Naval Air Tech-
Naval Advanced Training ciplinary action. bdrm, 2 bath, fireplaces, 500' dock; nical Training Unit is Floyd C.
Command there in the multiengine CO 4-6646. Fields, PN1, petty officer in
category for 1961. HINTS FOR AUTO DRIVERS Split Level-3 bdrm, 1 1's bath, avail charge of the transfer section of

1. Drive slowly on slippery June By Owner-Oakhill 1; EV 72076. 3 bdrm, tile bath, the Military Personnel Office.
Navy 'CopierBreaks ? roadways; stop, turn and use $57.50 per mo, util rm; 6341 Claret Fields was named "Servicemanof
brakes with caution. Drive. the Month" by Capt. HartselD.

2. Approach curves, hills, Deed Agreement-$120 dn, $120 per Allen, NATTU Commanding
World mo, 3 bdrm, brick, gar; 7716727.
I bridges, railroad tracks, dan- Cedar Hills Estates-3 bdrm, 2 bath, Officer, in ceremonies February
ger and caution signs with kit equip, or rent $120 per mo; 771- 20.His
reduced and 6727. commendation read in
Speed RecordThe care. No Qual-3 bdrm, blk, $65 per mOl CO part, "Fields has the responsi-
3. Before descending steepor 49887.
200 mph barrier had been By Owner-4 bdrm, 2 bath, furn heat; bility of processing more than
grades shift into
broken for the first time in his- fi. second low AM 8-6012 or PO 5-1685. 170 transfers each month and
tory by the Navy's HSS-2 "Sea or speed. For Rent completing the related paper
King" helicopter, in an officially K 4. Make sure the wind- Furn Efcy Apt-adults only, prl entr, work. In this position, Fields has
shield wiper operates effec- $11.50 per wk or $45 per mo, util, avail met ever-increasing administrative -
sanctioned speed trial.
I tively. by appt; EV 89886.
The twin turbine helicopter Cedar Hills-4 bdrm, 2 bath, unfurn, requirements with eagernessand
claimed a new world's record of 5. In heavy mist or fog use sep din rm, $125 per mo, avail Mar-Aug zeal."
SUPPLY HONORS JamesH. the with '62 SP 1-3402 after 1530. his
headlights depressed ; Adding that performancehas
210.65 flying over a 19
Allen the A3J
displays bdrm $65
Orange Park-2 kit equip ;
kilometer straight line course "Vigilante" jet aircraft model beam; the upper beam or a CO 49773. resulted in the orderly trans-
along the Connecticut shore from presented him along with a letter spotlight will glare. Unfurn Apt-2 bdrm, elec equip kit, fer of personnel upon completion
Milford to New Haven. of appreciation presentedhim 6. At night wipe mud or $69.50 per mo; EV 92522. of school or normal tours of
last Thursday on his selec- Furn-2 bdrm, 1 11,2 bath EV
; the commendation said
The former record of 199.4' tion as "Personality of the snow from headlights frequ- 9-6837. duty, ,
mph was set by a Russian MIL-6 Month" for February in the ently; also clean the entire lake Shore-3 bdrm, unfurn, $90 per "Fields has proven himself an
last September, in a sanctionedtest Supply Department. windshield often. mo; EV 95954. outstanding petty officer. His
recorded over a 15 to 25 7. Beware of soft shoulders.If Unfurn-3 bdrm, $85 per mo; SP performance reflects credit upon

kilometer distance. 'Personality'Honor off the pavement, slow 13501.Furn Apt-4 rms, bath, elec, wat, gar, himself, this command" and the
The flight gave the Navy's big down and turn back with $70? ; EV 71950. U.S. Naval service.
helicopter a clean sweep of the great care to avoid a skid or a' Venetia 1.race-2 bdrm, furn, carport;
Goes ToSupply's
world's major helicopter speed lurch into another
Duplex Apt-avail Mar 22, 2 bdrm, liv CDR Sellers Is
records. lane. & din rms, kit equip, BB-Q, $85 per
Navy LT Robert W. Crafton,, AllenSelected mo; EL 4.9570 or EV 8-8396.
and Marine Capt. Lewis K., This V That Skipper

Keck, two engineering test pilots as "Supply Personality MDBS Vote Rejects Share Car Pool from Arlington or
from the Naval Air Test Center,, of the Month" for Februaryis Southside, Mon thru Frl, 0800-1630; Irving NARTU's VR-741
Spevak, Ext. 8246.
Patuxent River, Md., flew the James H. Allen, Supervisor of Change Of ByLawsTabulation Ride Wanted-Rosselle, Acosta & Jax to Commander W. G. Sellers has
HSS-2 on its record breaking Stock Records Section 3 of the of ballots cast in NAS, Bldg. 197; Dixon, EV 7-4826, Ext. assumed command of Fleet Tac-

flight. Control Division, during informal the recent voting for certain 471. tical Support Squadron 741, a
ceremonies at the Supply De- changes in the Constitution and I unit of the Naval Air Reserve

First Marine partment last Thursday, March By-Laws of the Employee's Mu- of.* Training Unit based here at NAS
1. Captain John D. Sullivan, Sup- tual Death Benefit Society, have Jax, relieving CDR E. R. Patterson -
ply Officer, presented the award. revealed that none of the proposed ,tt trt U who had commanded the

Squadron Flies "Although Allen has been amendments received squadron since March 1959.

employed here for a relatively enough votes to pass. CDR Sellers, who served more
U.S. To JapanFor short time, he has an outstanding In view of the results the than six years active duty with
knowledge of the aviation supply Board of Trustees has announ- the Navy during World War II
the first time in Marine system and handles the most difficult ced that the Constitution and By- and the Korean conflict flying
Corps'history, an entire jet fighter tasks with speed and efficiency Laws will remain as they have patrol bombers and transport
squadron has flown from ," read the award. been in the past and expressedtheir type aircraft, is a captain with
California to Japan. The award also lauded Allen appreciation for the Interest National Airlines and a residentof
Completing a 7,000-mile flight for his ability to instruct and in- shown by members in the Miami Springs, Fla.
from MCAS El Toro to NAS spire subordinates. enabling balloting. CDR Patterson, formerly of
Atsugi, Marine AllWeatherFighter him to attain an outstanding per- Boca Raton, Fla., now resides in
Squadron 451 was assigned formance rating throughout the prior to beginning his Federal Arlington, Va., and is employedby
to the First Marine Air- section, while maintaining em- civil service career with the 'THE LIBERTIES OP OUR the Federal Aviation Agency.
craft Wing. ployee morale at a constantlyhigh Supply Department in June,. COUNTRYTHE FREEDOM He has served 14 years with the
Not only was the transfer level. 1961. OF OUR CIVIL CONSTITUTION! Navy, flying patrol bombers and
quicker, but it cost only about "His initiative, judgement and In addition to his award, Allen ARE WORTH DEFENDING AT transport aircraft.
one third as much as if the devotion to duty exemplify the was presented a scale modelof ALL HAZARP&AND IT IS OURDUTY Squadron members fly the
planes had been transported by highest standards of performance, the North American A3J "Vi- AGAINSTALL TO DEFEND ATTACKS.WE THEM R4D Douglas "Skytrain" and the

ship. to be looked upon as goals for gilante" jet through the courtesyof HAVE RECEIVEPTHEM AS R5D Douglas "Skymaster" one
I Eighteen radar-equipped, sing others," continued the citation. North American Aviation, A FAIR INHERITANCE.' weekend each month and during

i le-engine F8U "Crusader" air- Allen; a native Floridian, served Inc., and their local representa- ...SamuelAcjjms their annual two-week active
craft made the flight. almost five years with the Army tive. duty: period.

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Opens April 2

k PS. Are
tS NAS Ball Fields

Getting Faces LiftedIt

h y; % won't be long and you'll be able to hear, over the

blasts of the various squadron's jets, the great Americansport

-<:all. ."Batter Up". .

Yes, the season is nearly upon ball team, will be completed by
u 55 t 4 March 21 in time for the arrivalof
us, and today many sluggers are ,
getting ready for their turn at Annapolis' Midshipmen.

",, .. that far left field fence. According to the station Ath-
Be it baseball or softball, both
DIAMOND BUILDER-Walter Scoilii. ADRC Leading Chief of NAS Special Services supervises letic Director, this season's IM
the distribution of come 55-toni of clay and gravel that is being laid on NAS baseball and are probably the most popular Softball play is scheduled to openon
softball diamonds in prepartion for opening of the season's play on April 2. Grooming of the American outdoor sports. This,, 2. This can be altered,
fields which began in November, is expected to be completed later this month. undoubtedly, is the sentiment of April
however, should the fields, in
one individual here at NAS,,

Water Safety Course Is Walter Chief Scotlis.Aviation Machinistmate dition their be present utilized unfinished by station con-per-

sonnel prior to this date.

4. Since last November, the chief .

and his small, but efficient main- There are only two weeks
Scheduled March 12-23 tenance crew from the Station remaining before the deadlinefor

Special Services Office, have been IM softball entries are

How are your swimming skills? If you consider them It toiling over the baseball dia- due Friday. March 23.

good, here is an opportunity to gain recognition for having mond, Mason Field, and the four
those skills. 4 major softball l fields scatteredover Eleven teams hare submitted -

Arrangements have been completely the Station. i iI their entries so far with
by the NAS Special Services quired background and desiring to I room for possibly seven or
Officer and the Field Director take the course should contact Grooming of these fields, Enterprise eight more teams before the

of the American Red Cross: his local Special Services Officer Yorktown, Albemarle, scheduling begins. The sea.on' -

for an instructor's course in Water to complete enrollment. This is and the Waves diamond, began play is expected to get
the only Water Safety Instruc- first by disking, harrowing,
Safety to be held at the NAS underway April 2. Team en-
indoor tor's Course that will be offered Wir h' poisoning weeds and then seedingthe tries can be submitted to the
pool. ,
The course will be made up by the American Red Cross here : : ?: ,; parks. This was followed by Athletic Office in the Mainslde
during the swimming season of: SCALE TOPPER Jack S. rolling and dragging and finally, Gym.
of two parts-Part I consisting
1962. Hinson. CS2, of NATTU displays last week, applying 55 tons of a .
of 15 hours of instruction in
proof that its no "fish
The Water Safety Instructoracts specially]] mixed compound of
swimming skills, and Part II oi story" when he says he caughta "It would be greatly appreci-
as a guard and instructor clay and gravel.
ten pound four ounce largemouth
15 hours emphasizing the Art of
ated if could keep individualsoff
during training periods conductedat black bass recently lie we
Instruction.Part the indoor pool.In has entered the fish in NAT This redevelopment project has the fields until we have com-
I will be conducted from the NAS TU's annual fishing contest changed the faces of the dia- pleted the commissionings," says
the same light,
0830-1130 daily March 12-16, with and NATTU Special Services Of- topoing than last two year's winner. by monds' appearance into top pro- Chief Scotlis. After the comple-

Part II meeting the same hours ficers are in need of qualifiedlife more pounds.Hinson fessional condition. To do this, tion date, reservations, for the

daily March 19-23. Those completing guards for this coming recreational however, many early morningand fields can be made through the
the Water Safety Instructor Bass late afternoon man hours
the Mainside
swimming season. A Athletic Office at
Course will be certificated have been spent by the eight-
will Ext. 585.
minimum of 18 volunteers Gym
by the American Red Crossto '61 man Special Service's crew,
be needed to fulfill the obligationof
teach Water Safety Coursesfor In addition to the regular
watching over the patrons ofNAS's Once the diamonds are com-
two years. fields being worked, there is extensive -
four enlisted pools plus Fish plete, which Chief Scotlis pre-
To be eligible for this coursea EntryWith conditioning being given
the indoor pool during open dicts will be on or about March
candidate must hold a Red swimming periods, and a mini- only two entries so far 19, there will be a crew to main- the diamond adjacent to the
Cross Senior Life Saving Certifi- of will be needed to annual tain the fields
mum two this year in NATTU's regularly, begin- Skeet Club recreational area.
cate or have equivalent trainingin guard over NATTU's two out- fishing contest, one of last year's ning their work at 0630 daily. And, similar work is being donein
swimming and water safety.. door pools. winners has already been beaten.
The is Mason Field, ball park of the support of the NAS sponsored
purpose of the course April 2 is set as the deadline The entries include a 10 pound
twofold; ((1), to train instructorsso date for those interested in applying four ounce, largemouth, black former Jax Navy varsity base- Little League park.

that they may return to their for NAS lifeguard duty. bass caught by Jack S. Hinson,, ti-r.re+Mn. iwn.r,9Iq.. .:.: .. /u. >, ..., Y t :
: } ; ;
iffl F
respective units and conduct It must be remembered that CS2, and a two pound speckled Y. .k.. J ...,: ..fYY fi..: F Ff'!: l 6,/.fry fk'; yi: ': '''?: h.;5r; "I"f' 'i

swimming and life saving courses the job of a lifeguard requires a perch caught by SSgt. R. E. %f j.:;:;: 3Z..zQ'. > ; i yv
according to the needs of their highly responsible man capableof Walls.

unit; and (2), help promote making quick and alert deci- Hinson's bass is considerably ,'
every person to become a swim- sions. Is /f: : ffS:: <"
larger than the seven pound r'F,
mer and every swimmer a po- Applicants should contact their thirteen ounce one caught by
tential life saver. respective SSO as soon as pos- CWO H. D. Fields to win last f fo, ;,'

Any person having the re- sible: NAS-Ext. 593 and NAT- year's fresh water division of the ty.:' yG.'v '''RI

TU-Ext. 8347.Providing contest

Sky Divers the weatherman The contest, which runs from ; /7

shows a favorable forecast anda February 15 to April 30, has six h 'cf}
sufficient number of guard ':Ytio.: F hsasy'al
categories, three fresh water for
Try AgainOn volunteers can be mustered, the the biggest bass, bream or perch, : -1; g
outdoor swim- y 1
and three salt water for the biggest ?
ming pools will be opened some- speckled trout, channel or 71IjIui4c I4

WeekendThe time in mid-April. The indoor sea bass, and king mackeral.
is from 1130-1300 and
pool open
Other winners in last year's ant
from 1600-1900 on weekdays, and t I 3:
ceiling over the Jackson- fresh' water contest were CDR
ville region was too low last from 1200-1900 Saturdays and E. T. Edmonson with a pound

weekend, forcing the Fleet Air Sundays. and a half bream, and CWO J. H.
Jax Sports Parachute Club to' McDaniel with a two and three IX

hug the ground. : Bridge Players Are quarter pound speckled perch. ;Trr5\

This Saturday and Sunday, ClubMaster John D. Denton, AE2, took the
March 10-11, are now the sched- Sought For salt; water channel or sea bass

uled dates for the club's first or Novice bridge players category: with a two pounder. No
Jump, again, weather permitting. interested in helping to forma entries: were made in the other FOUL SHOT WINNER-VA-44's Jerry Morris (left), accepts a
White House field, located five Bridge Club here at NAS, two categories. trophy for placing third in the All-Navy Basketball Foul Shoot
H. Jenkinsat ing contest from his squadron executive officer CDR Mitchell
miles northwest of Herlong Airport please contact C. Griffin. Morris won the trophy as a result of his first place
remains as the performingsite. Gaily One or call him at Ext. win here at NAS Sax last December with.87 of a possible 100
8145. MORE SPORTS ON PAGE 6 points. He was a member of this year's Tilers" squad.


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Page 6 JAX ATR NEWS 8 March 1962

Tests SuccessfulMarine

Corps Receives

Organizational ChangesRecent

M s tests conducted by the Marine Corps have re-

sulted in four planned organizational changes for the ,Fleet

Marine Force_'
--Th planned changes will increase -,
name, and boosts its strength,
rifle squads from 13 to
comes closer to describing the
14 men, delete an assult squad
duties it performs.The .
from platoons and
weapons shift of control of the
AD EXPERTS-These 25 men were graduated on February 28 from O&R's A3D School and change the name of Pioneer Battalion LAAMs will link the missile
are now enrpuie to duty with Heel units flying the multi-engine jet attack to Engineer Battalion. I
comprised the fourth luch class to be graduates battalions with aviation units
graduated from the school bring its total Planned also is the reassign-:
come 103. CAPT Robert H. Fagan (left), O&R Officer, presented certificate to tt.. graduate Anti- having similar missions. Although
ment of the Corps Light
command of these units is shift-
aircraft Missile Battalions from
25 Navymen Complete Assessments Due the ground command to the air ed,involved.no relocation of the battalionsis

arm in the Pacific.
The Employees' ]Mutual I

A3D Training At O&R advised Death members Benefit Society that Assess-has squad grenadier The extra organization armed man with in will the a future be M-79 a Sports Briefs,

ments 180 and 181 are now There will be an Athletic Of-
launcher for 40mm grenades.
due and payable by March 20, ficers meeting in the Mainside
Six months on-the-job training at the Overhaul and 1962. I The new squad will consist of Gym March 14 at 0930. Topicsto

here on maintenance of A3D aircraftwas i a squad leader a grenadier and be covered will be the remain-

competed last week by 25 Navy enlisted men who three fire teams of four men ing Spring Sports in the Iron

have now been assigned to Fleet squadrons. Captain RobertH. : each. The fire teams will stayas Man program. They are golf,

Fagan, O&R Officer, presented graduation certificates to Uniform Wear they are now-with the leader swimming, the track and field

the men at exercises held in the A3D repair hanger, Bldg. and two members carrying M-I4 meet, and the IM tennis tourney.

101-W. Is Optional rifles and a fourth man servingas .
Graduation of the group, the an automatic rifleman armed
Tomorrow, March 9, is the
fourth to complete such trainingat Fagan's congratulations for suc- with a modified M-14.
deadline for entries in the 6ND
O&R, brought to a total of 103 cessful completion of the course March 1-31 The deletion of a squad from Boxing Tournament to be held

the number of men in five main- were Robert H. Bowden ADJ2; weapons platoons will allow fora
Due here at NAS March 21-23. These
tenance rates sent to squadrons Lee J. Force, ADJC; Bobby M. to changing weather con- reduction of five men from the
entries should be submitted to
operating A3Ds. Reflecting the Keener, ADR1; Charles P. Leho- ditions prevailing locally the assult section, without reducingthe the Athletic Office in the Main-
change in Fleet weapons, the sit, ADJC; Reuben M. Leonard, period of March 1 through 31 has number of machine guns. side
graduates were assigned only to ADJ1; George A. Rufas, ADJ1; been established as an optional The platoon will lose one of .

squadrons not yet equipped with Lawrence H. Streiber, ADJ1; uniform period.. The uniform five rocket launchers. Senior Division Little Lea-

the newer A3J aircraft. Daniel B. Mitchell, AEC; JackE. regulations apply to Naval per- Under the change, the platoonwill reminded their
are bring
sonnel attached to NAS Jax and guers
Restricted to training on actual Molder, AE2; Robert F. have three squads each birth certificates when registering -
A3D production operations, plusa Mountfort, AE1; Thomas C. Scott personnel within a 50 mile radius. manning two machine guns instead for the 1962 season on the
The Uniform of
limited amount of related Jr., AEC; Ronald E. Willett, AE1; continue to be that the Day will of present single machine Little League grounds inside the

theory, the course was similar to Charles E. Clayton, AMS1; JamesB. normally main gate, March 10.
the AMS1 Glen E. prescribed for this period or it gun.The feels that the
Navy's Apprentice Training Crane ; Hug- Corps re- The board of directors and
Program for civilians. The trainees gins, AMEC; Harry L. Woodruff, may be that considered the sum- designation of the Engineer Bat- parents of the Senior Division

however, were rated men,I AMS2; Howard S. Jones, AQCS; mer uniform. talion, which returns its old will meet Monday, March 12

each with many years of basic Charles B. Sprague, AQ1; DavidC. Officers and Chief Petty Officers at 1930 in Bldg. 702, to discuss

rate experience, needing only Babington, ATC; James E. may wear Tropical Khaki Longor AO-1 WinsNATTU the season's program and to se-
specific data maintenance for Blaylock ATI Arthur Cornett Tropical White Long. Enlistedmen
on ; lect managers, coaches, and com-
'assignment to a squadron flyingthe ATC; Richard J. Lanza, AT2; may wear Undress White IM mittee members.Proficiency.
A3D. Bernard J. Peterson, AT2; Wil- Alfa or Tropical White Long.

Instructors for the group came liam J. Thompson, ATI, and Alfred Women Officers and enlisted
from the skilled women may wear Service Dress Cage RaceThe
among me- H. Young Jr., ATC.
chanics of O&R and not only Light Blue or Working Gray. (Continued from Page 1)
Liberty uniforms and formal AO1 team compiled a is March 12.
taught each man the work of his
rate as it exists at O&R, but also uniforms remain the same as perfect 8-0 record to top NAT- Pay grades E-6 through E-9
prescribed in COMNABSIX INST TU's IM basketball race which will take exams on May 1 for
gave lessons in related theory of PutteringAround
systems and components. 1020.1H. wound up Monday, March 5. both P-l and P-2 pay as will
Second and, third place honors recruiters of all pay grades for
Receiving certificates and CAPT
went to AE "Blue," 7-1, and P-l pay only.
NATTU Honormen MAD#1, 6-2. Pay grades E-4 and E-5 will

15 Foreign Donald H. Hams, AE1, AE-B Support Services #1, after be examined on May 3 for both

The trip to Tallahassee last School 89.93. starting the season with a five P-l and P-2 pay.

Officers To week by the NAS Golf Team David A. Norris, AA, AE-A game winning streak, plummetedto 'Both examination periods per-

proved to be unfruitfull as Flor- School 89.70. fourth place as it droppedthe iods will begin at 0730 in the

ida State University walked Pfc. E. J. D. Crisson, AO-A last three games to wind CI&E testing room, lower deck,

Train Here away_ the winner_ 20-7.__H Low_ man.. School 89.11. up 53. north wing, Bldg. 955.
for NAS was Lew Gifford witha .
A group of 15 foreign allied 71. _

naval officers from seven differ- _
ent countries will begin three
Marilynn Smith, member of
weeks of functional training with .
A. G. Spalding & Bros., famous
the Supply Department of NAS .
Golf Advisory Staff, will hold
Jax beginning Monday.The .
i 9-hole exhibition match against
foreign officers have been
Mrs. Mary Barrow of NAS Jack-
attending the Naval Supply
sonville, and Mrs. Betty Ryalsof .
School at Athens
Ga., for the
Cecil, Saturday, March 10 at
nine weeks. -
past While aboard
they will also tour various de- the NAS golf course. t ii TA

partments and tenant activities, Known for being a great con-

visit other naval activities in the tributor to raising the interestin

area, attend civic meetings and golf among American womento

visit points of interest in North its highest level in history, }

Florida. Marilynn will have an open clinic

The group includes LCDR beginning at 1430 on Saturday. :111)J
Mali Moin and LT Kohi Kuttyof )

Pakistan; ENS Enrique Piz- Saturday and Sunday, March 4A

zaro and ENS Vincinio Vega, 17-18, are the days set aside for

Chile; LCDR Jorgen Christiansen the NAS Spring Cup Golf

and LT Toren Dahl, Den- Tournament to be held at the

ar; LT Kurt Burchhardt and LT NAS golf course. All military,

Walter K u e m m e 1, Germany; retired personnel and civilians

LTJG Andrew Lago, LTJG Em- who are members of the golf Y..Y

manuel Mandouvalos and LT club are invited to participate.

Anthanasios Yannoupoulos, There is a $2 entry fee for the CLEAN SWEEP-Patrol Squadron 16's Combat Aircrew 11 displays the traditional "broom"
Greece; LCDR Jan Lolland, Nor- 36-hole handicap medal play. after having completed their competitive exercises for the fiscal year with an overall average of
way; LTJG Namik Darcan, LT Prizes will be awarded to the 100%. Members of the crew are (left to right front row). LT P. H. McHughj LTJG L. E. Tread-
Nejat Ecioglu and LTJG Taylan winner and as well as way; LCDR J. D. Kertx) LT E. H. Downing! (second row). D. C. Galletta, ADR2; C. Anderson.
I runnerup ADR3) A. M. Adkin ,ATI) J. A. Jensen AT3; A. G. Demarre, AN) K. J. Moseler. AE3. and J. O.
Ece of Turkey. various other prizes handed out. Campbell AO1. <