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I Many Here ..Delay Getting New Dependent ID Card I

About 300 dependents who all authorized dependents over I cards did not have. the husband's personnel offi- beginning last April for mak-

have not picked up new 10 years old if they are to be I The 300 cards already made cer's signature, before the ing application for the new

Uniformed Services Identification eligible for medical, commis- : up require only that the .dependents final "pass" can be issued. card.
and Privilege Cards are sary, exchange and theater come to the office,
Persons who have not yet The office is open Monday
now causing a "rush" at the privileges. have their picture made and
NAS Jax Pass and ID officein The new card is the onlY wait on their cards to be la- picked up their new card may through Friday from 0800

Building 9. one authorized to be honored minated.DD have to wait in line a while until 1500 and early morningis

The new cards, DD Form after Jan. 1, since it contains Form 1171 must have now, according to the Pass reportedly the best time to

1173, must be in possession of, Medicare privileges the old been filled out properly with Office. Forms were available pick up cards.

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Baby Stiers

First In '58 J11X

At HospitalIt ,

Vol. 15 No. 38 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 9 January 1958

was a happy New Year

for William Stiers, BM1, of Startles ManyEarly
\2 :
Naval Station Green Cove hi Nr

Springs, and his wife, Lucia, EM Outs

with good reason to celebrate.

They became parents of a
brand new baby boy at 0217 on r t\. p } $e ua.; Zjt tav'y.,2 To End Feh.lj

January lrtHe first baby for 1958 ( ,

born at Naval Hospital. Jackson- ..- $: Many sailors returned jubilantly from a happy holidart

ville. _ leave only to have their gaiety shattered by the sudden new,

The new entrant was named : that the previously announced two-month "early out" 'wai

James Clifton Stiers, and weighed discontinued.
in at a robust 6 lbs. 13# ozs. 'a.FtflZrt': ,,,i. The surprise move, announcedin
Another NavAct 22, issued Dec. 26, Navy wants to maintain its enlisted
son\ Robert Anthony,
preceded James by IWD years, came as a shock to personnel due force at "optimum strength

and was born on January 2, so for release within the next few during the next six months, according .
future New Year months, many of whom were
celebrations to,Navy Times.
i S4 looking forward to early returnto
really for
span out the The'' twomonths'early release
Stiers family. civilian life.
THE EARLY release program, program was placed in effect
Coincidentally Bill
met Lucia
when first announced in NavAct 14, will last Oct. 1, after the Defense Department ,
on duty in Naples, Italy, .
end Feb. 1958. I
Av ,
some years ago. Their first baby v ordered a cut 1n man-
rte-r-t The reason behind ending the
was born there delivered by power strength.

Capt. C. A. Lippincott, now headof ': .,.. :: } I early-out program is that the! THE NAVY had to drop 13,365

the Naval Hospital Jackson- ,,.( .., .--' T' .. }: .:. enlisted personnel from its active
ville Dependent's Service Unit. rolls by Dec. 31, 1957. Officer I
FIRST FOR 1958-First of an estimated 1,300 babies scheduled Diplomas To 13
to arrive at Naval Hospital Jacksonville this year James reductions Were to be 1,635 by
Clifton Stiers sleepily poses for happy mommy and daddy At Radio SchoolCapt. the end of the year. Another
NATTC William and Lucia Stiers. James will probably share a Joint 15,000 officer and enlisted Personnel -
ReUpRate birthday party with his brother, Robert who was born on S. J. Lawrence, Com-
cut was also ordered for .
January 2, two years ago. mander Fleet Air 11
Wing ,
Is/ High the second half of fiscal year {;
awarded certificates of com-
Reenlistment rate at NATT- Photo LabDedication pletion to 13 enlisted gradu- 1958.
Center soared to an impressive $500,000 ates of the Wing Radio Schoolat The Feb. 1 cut-off date means

91 per cent for the past year. exercises Dec. 13. that the last persons to ,benefit
December reenlistments I The ceremony culminated from the program will be those

totaled 14, while discharges Set TuesdayThe twelve weeks 0 f intensive whose normal expiration of en-

numbered two. training to prepare these men listment date is March 31. They

For the year, there were new half-million dollar Fleet Air photographic lab- as prospective radio operatorsin will be separated Jan. 31.

207 reenlistments with only oratory on Saratoga avenue will be dedicated Tuesday, placing patrol-type aircraft. THE NAVY was unable to say
21 men taking discharges. into operation one of the Navy's largest photo labs. Honor man in the class, witha how many enlisted personnel 'received -

Navy officials- headed by -- --- 3.77 average was J. R. two-months early dis-;
WITH CONSTRUCTION costs Fisher, AN, of Patrol Squadron Fharges.
Jax Navy Credit Union Rear Adm. Wendell G. Switzer,
placed at $400,000 and photographic 16. Running a close secondwas It said the manpower reduc-
Slates Jan. 17 MeetingThe Commander Fleet Air Jackson- equipment valued at $100- K. Lattin, AN, of Airborne I tions required during the next
ville will be on hand for the cere- Early Warning Squadron -
membership meet- 000, the newly-completed building six months would be accomplished -
ing of the Jax 1400, which will end Four.
Navy Federal mony at was designed from the through normal attrition.On .
Credit Union will be held Fri- of keys by The school is directed by
with presentation 31
Oct. the Navy had 646-
day, Jan. 17 at 1900 at King Hall ground up to support fleet 'activi- Lcdr. C. E. Davis, FAW-11
Capt. Elloitt W. Parish Jr., NAS 830 on board, including 73,111
Building 563. ties, particularly NAS Jax-based Communications Officer
Jax commanding officer, to Light officers, 5,817 officer candidatesand
Instruction and
All members are urged to attend photo reconnaissance squadrons opera- 567.9C2, enlisted. June
Photographic Squadron 62 com- tion of the school is in the
this meeting. Refreshments VFP-62 and VAP-62. 30, 1958, It must be down to
officer, Capt. Edwin L. hands of Chief O'Steen and
will be served and door prizes I manding with cuts in each
Operated by sixty personnel II. A. Sessions, RM1. 645,000 specific
given. Kiem. .. .. category.
(Please turn xo rage o, col. ufl. __

6PercentPayRaisesBackAgain '
I. 'J

In, Cordiner BillActive i / I :

duty personnel only will
considerable period of longevityfor
be benefited by the six per cent pay purposes, couldn't profit
pay increase which is back in immediately or would even takea

the Cordiner pay bill currently loss if they converted to the

being prepared for Congress, according Cordiner scale. ..
to Navy Times. The raise has been in and out t a

The "cost-of-llving" raise was of the bill at least three times
ordered back into the bill'by,the now and is becoming( an economic _

White House'Dec. 20, after iV.hkd; football. h : ;;:

earlier .killed' the''proposal.'/.':!7J j' '.As ,the bill is ,pow l drawn. up _

fife* result' 'that once; again, tie raise! will,,not go to ,retired' a
the bill will provide rafsenot! personnel. Whether..itwill.go, to
only for't the']g per cent ()the' reservist? anal jl atioi\al, Guardsmen - military ,force, which> is not clear -c.., ; b'nf I '. .. I
< 's.- .A.
will"profit .(ftojp .the CprcUngrthose The propo, J :) ( ":rdiner; a n d *I< -ddlar fli lib <. -' I
xJnl4aiy y his NEw l>HOTO LAB-This nWlyi'eoJttplMed: 'half-million" photo will ba pined intorevperihenjtrMcially \{
ations b u.l, r btIlnotget.
alsqJ 0
recamm.W'1. : .: 1 ? : : 11 \ ) TuMday' VrhenithatktytowiUjje'tuni: ", !to.Light PhotpgtapbicStp**zOf '
6tfegrJw? or! } =t e\ IE,.. .... !)t'ltff 'lP .t7 .\,.' 62. whipb,; trh4rg.d)' tlth operation .p Llfrey/ftcUUcJt -'h Atq., .a i, .s) ,
than two years service and a' the Operations Building. Modern in every respect, it u on& o'Pthelargesi photo labs Iii th e Jfa't't.I .


9 January Usa

NARTU Jax Patrol \/A.inAr VA.172, VAP-62 -

Units To Receive Scouting ASqdr ,

NAZI Jacksonville
Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr. ...... .. . .................... Commanding Officer New P2V-5 CraftOfficials I Dick Lubberstedt Charlie Ward<
Comdr. Robert XI. Smith _.....--............... ........_......... Executive Officer VA-104
Fleet Air Jacksonville: of a career and Bill Hepworth.
Rear Adm. Wendell O. Switzer .......... ............... ........ ...._ ............_._..... Commander of the Naval Air Re- The continuation
Capt S. S. Searcy Jr. ............. ...... ................................_M._.......M_ Chief of Staff serve Training Unit at NAS Jax covering'17 years was assured on Happy New Year from the

Capt. Sidney: J. Lawrence ..fleet...........All.........Wing........ ...Eleven........ .. .._......,....... CommanderCapL announced this week that the Jan. 9, when Clarence Johnson "Thunderbolts" and be early if
? ?
T. E. White ...................................................................... Chief Staff Officer two locally-based patrol squadrons AMC reenlisted for four years.In .
Naval Air Technical Training Center you want a seat at beer muster.
Capt. Charles L. Moore Jr. ............................................................ Commanding Officer VP-741 and VP-742, soon traditional ceremonies at C .
Comdr. Wilfred E. riMhman _..........................................._...._._ Executive Officer I
Naval Hospital will be flying a more modern VA-104 chief Johnson was VP-16
Capt. Benjamin N. Ahl ........._....................................................._ Commanding Officer of patrol plane vJt drill Comdr, Jack
Capt. Marcy Shupp -....-....-..... ...........................--.. Executive Officer type "sworn in" by The commanding officer of
NARTU: weekends.Just and
Capt. Norman O. Anderson ......................................._......._...... Commanding Officer Durio squadron skipper,
Comdr. William R. Hardy ......................................................_....... Executive Officer as the old year steps began his fifth enlistment. A VP-16 entertained the officers
aside for the new so the P2V-4 "Hell's Archer" since 1953 and wives with a cocktail partyat
Printed commercially; non-appropriated fund in lacbonvtlJe.1.l'1orida
at no expense the government and in compliance with NAVEXOS peas aircraft takes a back seat for' Johnson has also served in VF-31 his home during the holidays
Rev. Nov. IMS. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnelof i
Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station Naval Air Technical Training newer-type planes the P2V-5F and Fasron 821. Things are returning to normalat
Center Naval ,Hospital.Fleet Air Wine lit Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. 8. Neptune the type used by the The Archers lost another VP-16 after the long. holiday

Service Information Officer ...................._ Lcdr. J. F. Klrkllghter. Jr. Navy's Hurricane Hunters. bachelor during the holiday leave leave period.Lt. .
Editor Andrew H.
Managing Planey
Assistant Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters -; Jack Holmes PHI: Skippers of the Reserve patrol period when Ensign Mike Bode (jg) Walter Zabornlak has
John Moore.Isbell PH3. JOSN; Ben Sylar SN; Phyllis Fletcher; Staff Photographer Jim units Comdr. John Briggs, and joined the "brown baggers." announced his engagement to

The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Lcdr. James Fulton were enroute Bode and the former Miss Sharon Helen Atalla of Jackson-
Material appearing in this publication can, be reprinted providing credit 'is to Alameda Calif., earlier this Wash. Miss
given. Photographs unless otherwise credited are official U. S. Navy photo- Sands of Seattle were ville. Ensign Ralph Mehringerwill
week to of the air-
graphs.Editorial I pilot one new married Dec. 28.
offices located In Room 230 Main Administration Building. wed Miss Mary Ann Russellof
craft its Jacksonville home.
Phone extensions 11M. 1346.: 171 or Ill.I to A squadron mixed doubles Jacksonville Jan. 11.

bowling league commences next
VP-16 has pew CWO. Stuart
week and so far 18 couples have
Cooper W-l, reported aboard
signed .
from Navy Publications Center
aboard i is extendedto
Memphis. He is the
C. H. Poirier HM1; S. H. Hag-
assistant electronics officer.
dohl, ATN3; G. A. Whitfield
One of the Christmas
AN and R. W. Betz AA. many
greeting cards received by the

F VA-172 squadron was from Mr and Mrs.

After eagerly receiving its first Murry of Lossiemouth Scotland,

A4Ds with open arms and big owners of the hotel where VP-16

"Skyhawks" with the squadron last September.
letters and insignia.

VA-172 Bluebolts undergoing a VAP-62

big turnover in officer personnel The annual VAP-62 volleyball

recently, has lost four experi- tournament held noon hours in

enced pilots, all on orders to Hanger 123 was won by the

[c CNATRA Corpus Christi Tex. "Golden Spikers" who compileda

The officers are: Lt. Bob 3-0 record.
Woodbury Lt (jg) Jud Hill, Lt. Besting both officers and men,

.. S. (jg) Gary Hamre and Lt (jg) the Golden Spikers were paced

Bill Wheat. by the smashing kills of Bob

Congratulations are in order Cobb, AD3.

for Lt. Will Grimes on his selec- Other members of the winning

68 YEARS REENLISTMENT-This group of enlisted men shown at NAS Jax Disbursing Of- tion for Lcdr. team include: Terry Clancy AK1;
fice recently collected a total bonus of $9,184. Left to right are: Robert Fife AOC Charles e e
Howard ATI Tom Johnson -
Bohling. ETli Donald Crockett ADC Norman Jennings. EN1 Billy White. AN Thomas Phillip Bayles ;
I AD3 Lloyd Bingaman. AEM3 Floyd Todd. DC, and Lester Humphrey Jr.. EN2. Bohling U attached VA176With AT2; Jim Halsey, AT2; Silas
to NAS Communications while Crockett 1* leading chief of VP-16. Others are with NAS I a very enjoyable leave Vanhoy, AT3; Henry Walker,
Operations Department. Another member of the group Fred Combee AD2 of VAH-1 was not period bringing t 0 a close a n AM3 and Tony Coppola AT3.
present when photo was taken.
outstanding year for VA-176 the Thirty-five children from the

"Thunderbolts" are warming up Children's Home Society were
Season Over' Makes
Holiday 'Ship the "Able Dogs" for a busy 1958. guests of honor at a Christmas

.. January marks the beginningof party held by V VAP-62 personnel.
: For Hearty Bonuses For 10 Here the thirteenth year for the VAP-62 also distributed food

great workhorse of the Navy. baskets for two needy familiesin
A total of 10 enlisted personnel from NAS Jax divisions and
w.,.. ... '.' The
... .. I Jax-based squadrons received Christmas re-up bonuses totaling phonetic alphabet has the Jacksonville area.
Mainside and NATTCenter $9.184 when they shipped over Dec. 20. changed but not "A D." The Deepest sympathies are offeredto

movie daily, 1800 and 2000. Sat- Their reenlistments total another -I service. Douglas Aircraft is still an Able D. K. Eshelman ADS, whose

urday, Sunday and holidays, 68 years of active duty Other fleet man was Fred Dog. father died during the Christmas

1400, 1800 and 2000. Hospital time. I Combee AD2 of V VAH-1 who January also marks the begin- holiday.R. .

movie daily, 1900.Thunday. SQUADRON men who "ship- also reenlisted for six years. I I ning of advanced training for W. Harding ADC and B. B.

Jan. 9 ped" included Donald Crockett I VA-176. Setting the pace for the Baker ADI re-upped recently
THE NAS JAX included
group '
ADC VP-16 leading chief who "Thunderbolts" in
Mainside-Dalton Girls with from a heavy day- both for four years. Welcome
Mary Anders and John Russell. I I went for six more years. When are:seven Lloyd Bingman Operations.AEM3 They; I'I night ordnance schedule will beI I aboard to Ensign Ray White from
the new hitch is up Crockett'I Comdr Scott Cummins' .
ALso Peachy Cobbler. I I Floyd Todd DC2; Robert Fife I II division. NAS Iwakuni and Denzil SwigcrADI
will have attained 30 Naval with ;
Flying the
years skipper will be from NAS Tex.
NATTCenter Giant, with Rock
| AOC; Billy White AN; Thomas I -
Hudson and Jimmy Dean. I I Phillips AD3; Norman Jennings .

Hospital Three Coins in a Lets Go North EN1 and Lester 'Humphrey Jr.,
Fountain with Clifton Webb and i EN2. I Supply Employee Honored ]

Dorothy McQuire. For The Winter One man from Communicationswas ,
I I Mrs. Fannie
Typing Pool
Friday Jan. 10 Believe it or not snow fell included in the reenlistment

MainsideUp In Smoke with at NAS Jax yesterday I It group Charles Bohling ET1 of Supervisor Issue Control Branch

Huntz lIall and Stanley Small white flakes indispu- the electronics lab. has been chosen as recipient of

ents. Also Tennesse clem-I I tably identified as snow by the NAS Jax Supply Department

NATTCenter Dalton those who have seen it many Patrol Squadron 742 "Personality of- the-Month". a-
Peachy Cobbler. I times before, began to fall at ward for January.
Hospital Giant. 0945 Wednesday.Not In Sub-Hunting Test !
I This is the first of a seriesof
Saturday. Jan. 11 I enough hit the groundo Some 15 Naval Air Reserve monthly awards
expected to
Mainside-Bundle of Joy; with tell but it was definitely pilots and 35 enlisted men of be made to Supply employees.
Debbie Reynolds and Eddie snowing here Wednesday : Patrol Squadron 742 took partin i
in I anti-submarine exercises at I Although ceiling of the Typ-
Fisher. Also Holiday the Hills. and that's for the record.
NATTCenter Up In Smoke. Which reminds us of the Key West recently. .. ing Pool was lowered by one in
Comdr. J. C. Fulton local the recent reduction in force,
'Hospital Dalton Girls. most current; pun The people optometrist -
Kiddies Matinee Quiet Gun, I come to .Florida. .for* the and skipper of VP-742 Mrs. Hall has through untiring
with Forrest' Tucker and Mara winter and we.: have it! led the Reserve sub-killers and i efforts, kept abreast of an increased Y<

Corday.: Also Good Deed Daily! I>' reported that the exercise was I workload.In .
I successful. addition to solving the work

i Veteran CWO Retires: problems of those under her .
BC-BS Payments Due MRS. HALL . Supply
CWO Huel Holloway phase "Son look for a girl who steals supervision, she, personally types
Blue Cross-Blue' Shield policyholders employee of the'month..
officer at AOU (A) School at lies and swears1"It I more documents per day than

are reminded' due that Jan.monthly 13-14.- NA'TTCenter,' wilt'b ;retired that good,,,Dad-; standards establish. working with S Jax Supply

payments'+ ;.- i I are i i 'rDatfynishiuv.J from the Naval .JV.rvi .,Qn Feb. "Yes. A girl:! who,...steals into Mrs: Hall, native of Kentucky, Department in 1947. .
I .Railroad Steak. -1. after completion;more. than your arms lies thee, an'd.swears has been a' government employee .' Her hobbles include' oil painting -

Chewy; 'thewj' chew; chew i; [\ 30 years active duty. ro)1 the'U-'always love you.*'. > :tor the last 15 years and started 'and a flower garden.
fV'A.1 ids ul I.d I w.od.l t : ? cili i .fl, j 'l ', I. .. 1 ;,7...: t .. lib mil 'fIj'.o' mi .:. .."it '


9 ;January 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3,

Up LADDER The I' ;>:'. r """ NATTC Local Lapidarian Officer Collects, I

; Value Of Stones
., d.e4 Knows
With/ Civilians ..
; '
Would feel bad if
Air( News you you
Jax "
(Periodically ::;.: .' ., stones rolled at the University of Washington
in cooperation with the Industrial % bought some precious
f Relations Department toil list f and found out later they are in Seattle.
Personnel are given the
Naval Air the remains of a Saki bottle?
various promotions wish to at-
the college they
Station personnel). Of course you would.No .
need to find yourself in tend.
On the promotion'roster effective lection has grown to include
this kind of a predicament, explains -
f Nov. 3, 10 and 17 were 15 Comdr. Emory Geise, stones from every state in the

s employees, three from Overhauland training officer of the Aviation Union, and 12 foreign countries.The .

Repair Department, two from Ordnance Schools at NATTCenter. last duty station for the

v Public Works, three from Supply Geise's was in Japan, where the
and seven from Miscellaneous. oJ
knowledge and acquisition
"IT COULD be fora
0& R were: very easy
1 Promoted at
pearls was gained. He explainedthat
pipefitter L person with an untrained eye
'I Thomas Dolan, helper
the black pearl is commonin
be taken in by an
third to unscrupu-
to pipefitter
third step Japan, and the most expen-
lous dealer when buying stones,
step; Mary Jordan, typist, GS-2 in color.White .
5 sive pearls are gold
to statistical clerk, GS-3, and he related, "but the majority of
o black, and gold pears
carpenter third dealers are honest and will give
_ Henry Sorenson, the collection.
now grace
step to joiner third step. fair dealings.
r Pride of the collection is a 28
Advanced at Public Works Comdr. Geise is a student in

,1 : James Barnhart, helper .. ...t ,, the art of lapidary. Webster says, Karat aquamarine, normally
were .. $ : ..... ,
;t"" i: $ :\". ,. green in color, but one of naturesquirks
locksmith third step to carpenter ; m;...: ClLapld i"Y: pertaining to stones

t! I third; step, and Betty Bryan R .... .... "..... '..' ;" ,.f ,f' .,.. or the art of working in precious has changed their's to

1 i I clerk-stenographer G S 3 to '" ,.,. .. I/O-.:... At'L stones, one' who cuts, engraves, pink, and is valued at $500.

", supervisory clerk-stenographer I "rI'tJ ..;;- > .. #,.. t and' sets precious stones." SOME GENUINE looking ru-

-.u... U, : ,..,...... ... ... ._ stones in the
rJ GS-4. iII;!; 1W'n -- -' c"< The hobby came into being for bies and topaz are

Promoted in Supply were: VALUE NOW. $280 Comdr. Emory Geise, training officer Comdr. Geise about four years collection also, but only becauseof

S Mabel Brenton, clerk-typist GS-2 at the Aviation Ordnanceman Schools at NATTCenter, holds his wife the. skill of Comdr. Geise, who
aloft a lircon he found while traveling near Romona Calif. ago, when Dorothy, a
e to clerk-typist GS-3; Ardelle Comdr. Geise took the worthless stone, cut and polished it college geology major, and a col uses ordinary glass bottles to

;. Heck, clerk-stenographer GS-3 to to bring its value to $280. His hobby which is lapidary, or lector for 20 years aroused his practice with. lie has been cutting,

I, supervisory fiscal accounting commonly called "rock hound" brings many hours of enjoymentto interest in stones. grinding and polishing' for three

6 i clerk GS-5; Baja Henderson, pro- himself and his wife., SINCE THAT time their col- years, and is quite expert in the

s f perty and supply clerk GS-2 to In Engineering Categories art.

clerk-typist GS3.I One of the most interesting

n Miscellaneous, advance- Changes MadeIn points he brought' out was about

ments were as follows: Donald 54 Station Employees Among the zircon. In its natural state,

J1 Blake, supervisory: criminal investigator School BusPickup it is a worthless rock, but with

n GS-8 Security Department the cutting and polishing added.,

e to supervisory criminal investigator Group Receiving Pay Boost Points 't grows in value.

GS-9; George -
\4 In his collection, there, appearsa
supervisory personnel assistant I The U. S. Civil Service Com- Young children boarding and zircon which he picked up

1, GS-8 Industrial Relations Dept. mission approved the insteppay funds (O & R). alighting from the school bus al along side a road near Ramona,

d to personnel assistant GS-9 Industrial hike effective Dec. 29 for Most of the employees affectec the NAS Jax main gate during Calif., which now has 'the. value
hire from the Overhaul anc
Relations Dept. Margaret are
; ,'
rush hours create a dangerous 'of $280.
b Boatwright, appointment unit i 37,000 employees in the engineering Repair Department. Although the traffic situation. \ }

supervisor (typing) GS-5 to and scientific field. The move affects those up to GS-17,, ANOTHER interesting point
I Accordingly, effective i last is that the sand on
brought out
g 'supervisory. ''personnel 1 clerk the highest grade at NAS Jax
is world wide except
action Monday, Jacksonville Coach the beaches in the Jacksonvillearea
I; ,(general) GS-6 industrial Relations irk) this category is GS-14, with
Puerto Rico.POSITONS. I Company school buses no longer is pure zircon, but the
- three of that grade employed
Dept. included are all pick up or discharge children at : smallness of the particles leaves
IS' D Sidney Wilds, supervisory per- locally. the gate in the vicinity of BIdgs.
professional engineering positionsin them worthless. Some small -
r, | sonnel clerk (general)) GS-6 to
any professional engineering 9 and 13. have been found, on the

supervisory personnel assistante series: in GS-8 occupationalgroup. ,I For all children living southof beaches, but are too small. to cut
M GS-8 Industrial Relations Dept.; Comdr.
H Also included are GS the main gate, the new pick- and polish. .
thirds i
e Hubert Perry, carpenter *
1040 1301 1310 1312 Gets New. Post up point is the west most cornerof Comdr. Geise' and hiswife
H step Public Works Dept., to joiner
1320 1321 1313 (seismology, I Homecrest Circle and Ortega would like to know if there are
1 1. I third step Overhaul & Repair; Comdr F. J. Plumer, Dir-
geomagnetics and earth physics Hills Drive in Ortega Hills at other "Rock Hounds" in the area
d Arlie Maynard, warehouseman ector of Training at NATT-
listed in 0730. who would like to together
options)-139jD (options get
's | third step Supply to truck driver Center will be detached tomorrow i
NCPI 195.10- l2, i item 1)) The regular school bus dis- and exchange ideas and add to
second Public Works and
step ; (Friday), and will report -
and 1520. charges these children at.the. their rock collections.
d Ernest Farmer, warehousemane to NAS Guantanamo Bay,
in the afternoon.An .
RAISES WILL range from $135to same corner
H third step Supply to truck drivers Cuba for
$1080 a depending on alternative arrangement for
I third Public
I the grade. The step-hike will I I Comdr. Plumer, who has those unable to meet the above Wives
held his present position since Navy
schedule is to enter the main
A fellow in our office claims affect the NAS Jax budget some
\ April, 1950 will be relieved by drive east Yorktown '
gate, on ,
; he met a spaceman from Mars $20CCO the reminder of this fiscal
Comdr Marion Smith. turn left at the traffic light at
and another $20COO next CornerJax
and asked how long it took him year
e Comdr. Smith recently reported Mustin Road and Yorktown Ave.,
to travel to Earth. year, Some $2,000 of this will
1 aboard the Center from left again into the parking lot
"One year," said the*spaceman. be absorbed by Alfa industrial I AEWRON 15, stationed at Navy Wives Club No. 86
from the CPO Club and
"The lights were against me all funds, while the remaining Patuynt River, Md. across met Dec. 18 at the clubhouse
unload school children there.
the way. $18,00;; comes out of Charlie 'I with Mrs. Barney Meyer presid-
The bus_ stop .is_ immpHintolv Y

::., '7" "" 'i":' ;;;: 'T" adjacent to this parking lot. ing.The
1 }
1 ,r 4 +Y 6+,,Y Schedule times are between 0730 membership accepted, by
yfS.4i 73J 6':{ and 0750. vote, recommended local by-law

, revisions, additions and correc-
r. i
r fyi tions presented by Revisions
Advanced School Committee.

Queries On Rise Serving on this committee are

Mesdames Wallace Everoski, Al-

At NATTCenterWith bert Rose, George Copeland and

age limit restrictions Lonnie Harris.

eased in the Navy's Enlisted Jaunary meeting dates were

Advanced School Program, 79 changed to the 8th and 22nd because I\

applications were submitted to of the holiday season.

the Bureau by NATTCenter per- Accepted as new members

sonnel.In were Mesdames Frank Sailors,

i the past, applications were Roy Robinson, Wilbert Wagnerand

to be under age 25, but with-new B. Ambrose.It .

I instructions issued. the age limitis was decided to hold installa-

now 30. tion of officers Jan. 25 at the

The applicants will receive a Hotel Seminole in downtown

screening test, and later notified'I Jacksonville.

if they arp selected for this Advanced __

. ."MILITARY'PEfSONNELMEN.PR01l0TED: -. Personnel recently advanced )in .rating from SchQol Program. Ii Many historical exhibits de-

, W' PO-1 .Division a!.NAS .include the five pictured above..They: are, left to 'rIght, June Wallace PN2' Personnel now undeFgoing this picting past achievements of the I

..', ': training are sent to two, colleges. Norfolk Naval Shipyard are displayed
.' *,; ., ,,; :. .Ninety-two 1 l in the
are n training at shipyard's museum:
Helen wflsoiu. YNZ' MilPtrs Office. Also promoted were Bruce: Rounds, MRI, Yard Mail, Room I (
Hazel Walker; 'VN2. Discipline,' and*Bstty Mitchell, YN2, Information and Education. Purdue Ilniversity and 47'ate en- at Portsmouth; Va.



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Bowl Parade December 28 In downtown Jacksonville. The NAS Jax float on the left was designed by Mr*. Mildred Glenian center. Posed with her is CWO Fred-
I erick Fannon left, and Capt. Ira N. Curtii. Public Works Officer. Capt. Curtis presented Mrs. Glenian with a prize for her decorating ideal. CWO Fannon headed I
the committee in charge of construction and decoration of the float. In photo at right, the NATTCenter float is shown prior to its being displayed to parade watch-

.re. This one was deiigned by Lcdr. Harry Johnson Training Aids Officer, and constructed' by members of the NATTCenter. Art Shop.

_ VAH-3 MovingTo President, CNO Visits, RIFSTop WEEKEND HIGH LOW TIDE

SanfordHeavy .AM PM AM PM

Attack Squadron Local '57 Fri. 12:28: 12:52 6150! 7:11:
HappeningsA "
Sat. 1:30: 1:55: 7:58 8:16:
Three, aboard the carrier
Sun. 2:35: 3:01: 9:07 9:21:
Roosevelt on a Mediterranean
cruise since last July, has been glance into the year just passed notes that the big news of 1957, as reflected in

reassigned from its home sta- the headlines of the Jax Air News, was highlighted locally by the visit of President Eisenhower June 20-Last of R4D aircraft

.tion at NAS Jax to NAS San- to Mayport; the visit to NAS Jax of Adm. Arleigh Burke, chief of Naval Operations overhauled at 0 & R. End of

ford, Fla. ; and the.slash of 239 civilian, employees from the Station's payroll. an era.

There was as JUNE 28 Rear Adm. Wendell
nothing spectacular -
The change became effec- ( r
important happenings in 1957, ing sound barrier. A4D assignedto
happening locally to Switzer relieves Rear Adm. Del-
tive last week. The 350 officers compare chronologically reported from VA-34 and F8U Crusader to
with the Russian's launching of bert Cornwell as ComFairJax. *
and men of VAH-3, under the files of the Jax Air News: VF32.

command of Comdr. C. F. the first earth satellite, but itemsof > Jan. 10-Airman Preparatory JAN. 17 New fund raising Capt. William Harris, CO of NAS

Frossard, will make the phy- interest to Station citizenrywere Jax, retires at same ceremony.
at NATTCenter redesig- system announced for federal
sical change of belongingsfrom read with avid interest. I| es- June Investigation into alleged I
nated Aviation Fundamentals tablishments. Theme 0 f "True
here to Sanford when SUCH OTHER stories as mak- School, Class P. I Voluntary Giving." brutality at brig ends. Ten t

the Roosevelt returns in Feb- ing NAAS Mayport home base i, Jan.l0-Capt. Charles L. Moore Jan. 24-Jax Navy Federal men cited for disciplinary action

ruary. for five i aircraft carriers; es- relieves Comdr. Wilfred Flesh- Credit Union declares assets of and courts-martial recommendedfor r r

The squadron, which was stablishment of a new Station man as skipper of NATTCenter. $1,000,000. Dividend of 4%% on several.

formerly based here in Hanger department-Comptroller Depart-, Jan. 10-VA-104's Hell's Archers shares for 1956. July 11 Private firm takes

123, will become the fifth i ment; installation 0 f private awarded coveted Battle Ef- Jan. 31-Hike in fuel oil costs over aircraft refueling function.

Navy attack squadron at San- telephones at the Station enlisted ficiency "E". hits Station budget some $60,000 July 18 Units of 670th Air '

ford under the command of housing area; Salk vaccine made Jan. 10-New civilians sick call worth. Force Aircraft Control and Warn-

Commander Heavy Attack available to military personnel quarters open in Hanger 101-W. Feb. 21-Three Charity Drives ing Squadron arrive to operate

r Wing One. i'and dependents and civilian personnel Jan. 10-Mayport-based US SLake outlined for Jax Navy in 1957. Air Defense Direction Center, as
and tornado which part of joint Army-Air Force-
a rip-
Champlain wins i coveted (Health, Navy R e lie f, Com-
ped through the Salvage Yard, "E". munity Chest.) Navy Radar Air Traffic Control

were also locally headlined : Center.
prominently Jan. 17-Two
more supersonic Feb. 21-VA-44 brings back
s during 1957. Aug. 1-USS Essex arrives at
planes arrive in Jax bringing to 37 individual "E" awards from
Here is a capsule of six I Mayport to become fifth carrier
summary the number capable of break- Caribbean bombing competition.
I based there.
Feb. 21-Mayport
announced Aug. 16VAP62 arrives at
EYE -Joy Harmon as home for four carriersUSSLake

'New York City i AUG. 16-Mrs. Phyllis Fletch- ,
AND Antietam, USS
Donut Queen, receives Saratoga. I cher, Jax Air News reporter, first

the Old Filosofer said, "Doc- her crown FEB. 28 Jax Navy captures woman to fly into "eye" of hur-
from Norman 6ND boxing title.
tors insist that work never killed ricane. Fletcher accompaniedcrew
M 0 rea u, SK2. March
5-Adm. Burke
anyone. But there's no point in Coast Guard CNO, of VW-4 into Hurricane
taking chances on being the first Training Center makes first visit to NAS Jax. Bertha.

victim. Groton Conn., ,no March_ _14-Jax. .Navy Fliers and Sent. 7 Col. Eueene: Osick. I
as other servicemen ? As wave ; -
I uracKerjax capture respective -
look on at 6ND basketball first Marine guard to stand trial

Then there's the story of the the USO Servicemen's March 17-A Naval board crowns.inquiry for alleged mistreatment of pri-
pf -
man who starved to death while Canteen soners, cleared at a general
in New York convenes to look into report -
courtmarshal.Sept. .
trying to get the celophane wrap- recently. Joy will of the possibility of maltreatment -

per off a drug store sandwich.Don't represent New of prisoners at NAS 26-Capt. Elliott W. Par-

York in the upcoming Jax brig. rish, Jr. takes over reins of Sta-
Donut : tion from Comdr. Robert H.
question your wife'sjudgment. Queen contest. ? r March 21-Carrier Air Group Smith.

After all, she married You notice that Four sends three squadronsVA44 Oct. tl
26-Five Marines
put on
you. everyone in the VA-45, VF-43-to All-Navy
probation for three and four
picture is smil
Air Weapons Meet
at El Centro
ing. Presumably months after convicted of strik-
And then there's the hen- S a aE%;;s Calif.
they were happy ing prisoners at brig. Tried by
pecked husband who asserts him- April
balking in the 12-Navy presents Dis- special
self by asking for a clean apron. reflected gloryof tinguished Public Service Awardto court-martial and first of
11 accused Marines to be
new queen.Navy Mr. Johnson of Jax.
Daffynishun: Perfect Texan- April 25-Jax O & R has hand The Marines were reduced -

One who owns a herd of cattle in "Project Dumbo." in rank and fined sums
Simpler fight I
that gives oil. PayRed ex-Liberty ship to turboproppower. ranging OCT. 31-NAS$40 Jax to $300.completes '

tape and regulations used .
Said the toothbrush to the requirements and the vast num- MAY 29 Washington-directed cutback in
to decide whether a pilot is entitled Newly remodeled civilian
personnel with
tooth paste, ber of forms which go with it. Enlisted Men's Club em-
In tones of wild delight, to flight pay will go out In order to do this, the Presi- May 29-Federal opens. ployees losing their jobs.
the window if the Navy Con- units con-: Nov. 21 Community Chest-
"I'm gonna give you a b 1 Itsqu.eeze dent must issue a new executive tribute $13,206 to Health I
troller gets his way, accordingto order to replace the present one Drive. United Fund Drive ends. Navy

When we meet at the bridge to- Navy Times. governing flight pay. June 6-Tornado rips civilian and military units con-

night." Since pilots fly each year much The four-hour requirement is Salvage Yard, causing through$21,000 tribute $74,000, or 74% of a goalof

more than the four hours a month considered "outmoded" because damage. $100.000.

Old Filosofer: Girls shouldn't required for flying pay, why, pilots must fly at least 90 hoursa June 6-NAS Jax Fiscal Dept Dec. 15-Navy Exchange SerV-

mind men staring at them because goes the argument, keep an entirely year in order to be considered: absorbed by Comptroller ice Station looted of $7,000. .j
different set of books in Dept. Dec. 24-Two Marines stationed
it's better to be looked proficient fliers. June 6-President Eisenhower
order to decide whether flight at .MARTD, NARTU, confess to ,
over than overlooked. The Controller's office
says arrives at N A A S Mayport _io robbing Navy Exchange Service .
pay due why not let the
board USS
Saratoga for twodayview
of $7,000., The two f
Daffynishun: Parking Meter- The Controller wants to eli rules determine eligibility of fleet air operations off were
9/Sgt Henry
Finley, 23, and Ftc J
Where a car can park for a dime. minate the four-hour-per-month for flight pay. Florida. Walter
Lamb,, 19. |

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9,January 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page 5

Battle StillOn Waycross Hero FridayFliers

In NAS ica RegisterThreeTiltSkein

Tenpin PlayAmerican

League title holder,
VP-18, favored to cop the Main- The Jax Navy Fliers, refusing to quit over a holiday

side Intramural "scratch" bowl- span ofseveral, weeks booked three Christmas-season games

ing run-off, lost, 3-1, to VP-16 and secured healthy triumphs in each case, adding somewhatto

Monday night. the debit side of the ledger.The .

VP-16's Dave Crockett rolleda Fliers record now standsat Auburn standout ripped the Flier

557 for high average with Dick c e 69.: cords for 26 points to capture
Knudsen of VP-18 taking second i IN A FOURTH "extra" game, scoring' honors.

place honors with 554. f S' not on the original card, Jax Jax Navy )hit* the century markin

Finals are expected early next Navy battles the Waycross All- a 108-39 slaughter of Walker

week with the winner to face .: i J. : A' i ii .,a : n Stars side tomorrow night at Main- Vocational College of Jackson-

AvFund of NATTCenter: for the : gym. ville.
tilt at ,
In a preliminary
All-Station crown at a date yet distaff
to 'be announced.The the Crackerjax All- Wilson paced the Fliers with 20
version of the Waycross points. Four of his mates also
Spring Mainside Bowling
Stars. finished in double figures.
Leagues will begin play Jan.. 20, Patrick AFB, possessors of a
with 42 entries. 61-52 win over the Fliers in an They were Slayden, with 19
The teams will be split into the earlier tilt, moVe into Mainside markers, Mike Doyle, who scored
!National and American League Jan. 16. 18, Jack Ramage, with 17, and

with a roll-off at the end of b>i gym holi- "Smiley" Crittendon, with 11
lIlt'( ,.1 t" ll IN THE FIRST of three
I scheduled play to determine the VP-18'i Patrolmen drubbed points.
AMERICAN LEAGUE day contests, the Fliers Gene Williams of Walker
[champion. captured the American League intramural bowling title In fall Friday's opponent, 93-
the Waycross tallied 22 points, scoring nearlyall
bowling competition recently copped a playoff among top
Personnel interested trying ten clubs in the American and National circuits, and is now 70, marking the second time this his clubs points In the loosely-
out for a varsity bowling team competing in a scratch bowling run-off with VP-16 VW-4 No. season the locals have surpassedthe played fiasco.
soon to be formed should reportto Two and VFP62. VP-18 bowlers are front row (left to right) 90-point mark.
the Bowling Alley, Building "Doc" Fenner Joe Reis and Dick Knudien Rear Carl Snow, Newcomer Kay Slayden, ex- JAX NAVY recorded its sec-
Gil Holland and Tom RavesL ond triumph of the season over
$Three, any day after 1200 for
hapless Fairchild Aircraft, de-
information. I :: :' ,, \ i'7 \ '>:" cisioning the St. Augustine five,
': : "
Burner Cooks .; :\\': .: r. : i .
: 83-49.

Ring Squad To ."":,; >jt'. V".It<.;: "D.",:i. R(. ; 1S'f' Top, scorer was.. the Flier's
Hot To Snare ,, I"ff ; .. O. 'veteran Jim Good with 19 points..

'1 Visit GCS Gym ,.:..;:f :;.J. ,m .)s ;. ..>. .. :;. .. ..'. j;.'Y. ..aar ( .' Dick Matthews followed for.. the .
f The Jax Navy boxing team Tenpin CrownAs 1o> : }. : : ',>'':; :':r;;','AilfiY:...;:<' / *.:.s ;.:''\:W : W.s,x., :,;::!;t .';: f..' winners with 15.
will travel to Green Cove 1 :1<.':: :: t;; : : : Coach Herb Stovall is still t

Springs next Thursday night, the last of the deadwood searching for candidates for the

where a card of eight bouts was swept from the alleys, the varsity, with all interested men

r will' be staged. hard-hitting Aviation Fundamentals Cracker ax Secure Wins urged to report to him at Main-
1 The Green Cove squad will team1'was declared championof side gym weekdays at 1530.

I return the home-home arrangement the NATTCenter intramural

by appearing at bowling loop for the third Rebels ColaThe 1 AE School WinsCaptain's
"' Pepsi
King Hall here, Jan. 30. year.AvFund's. Over

Jax Navy coaches Bob Per- M/Sgt. John Burner I CupThe
kins and Chuck Phillips hope I resumed court competitionlast
won individual honors, postinga Jax Navy Crackerjax I Sparkles of Aviation Elec-
to have their charges in good healthy 171 average over the Friday after a two week Christmas holiday by bowing trician's Mate School came out

condition for both engage- 14-week competition.Jim to a powerful Gibbs Gator Girl five at Green Cove Springs, I on top in the final tabulation ot:
ments, which will serve aswarmups
for the Golden Sauers of Naval Air Wea- 45-33.; __ ___ I II points and have been declared
Gloves. pons System School compiled a The game was played on an"I I Aviation Fundamentals School at winners of the NATTCenter Cap-

The Jax-area Gloves eventis 168 mark to take second place even basis until the fourth quarter I NATTCenter, will be playing her I tain's Cup.

carded for February at the i honors. when Gibbs scored 14 pointsto final game for the Waves against The AE teams will be presented

Main St. Arena, downtown lie nosed out M/Sgt. Steve six for the Crackerjax. I I Waycross tomorrow night- at the the ,trophy at the intra*,
Jacksonville.On Mayer of Marine Aviation Detachment SHARPSHOOTING Chris Cot- Mainside gym. I mural banquet later this month.
who ended with a 167 ton led ,the scoring with 13 points Final i standings showed A E'
veterinarian'soffice mark in a losing cause. I I Jim: "Who has done more to School with 10,108 points, followed -
the to
way a discovered Final Standings The Crackerjax rebounded arouse ,the working class?" | closely by Aviation Fundamentals -

a dog-owner ATFund 41 10 ..111MarAr the Orlando Rebels last Jack: "The guy who inventedthe 9,993; Naval Air Weapons -
why her 10-year-old cocker 37 II .1611 "
strangely quiet and NavAlr Wt... 37 II .6(1 Sunday, and emerged with a 28- alarm clock, stupid. School, 7,747; AviationSround i I
spaniel was
AE School 32 24 .571SupSpllnts Cotton Officers School, 6,819;
wouldn't eat or drink. There wasa 21 11 .411 23 victory. Again, the'I'I
rubber band around his jaw. AK School 21 Vi 27.sof lanky forward, led scoring, House Detective: "Are you entertaining Support Splinters, 5,565; Aviation -
.. .
AGO School 5 51 .Oil "
._ 15. i a man in your. room? Storekeeper School. 5.371.
":, "'!> I Young Woman: "Just a minute., and Aviation Ordnance:School,

-"I".: '. .tf' :: <' game Monday against night's Pepsi City Cola League provedto I'll ask him." ,3815. I

... .1.' .'''''..'.''i', ,.,,, be interesting as the Wave
,1 'hi: .'
-: ; ", Cot-
"{}"):: "' pounded out) a 31-18 victory.
I, : ton again was higfy} scorer with
r, S' : :
'fCr; 17 points.
SOME FINE rebounding on

t, ., : .,,,.,:'. the part 6f Jessie Riddle and 1 .
:, s Carol Zelck proved to be one
'M of the deciding factors in the
f r k y y, $' jL Zelck, due to graduate from s

}rj ;:
.N. ,l
VW-4 VP-16 Take w { :: ;
44lY : :.;,,.:

Leads Into IM Play '." : .. ;

Competition in the Mainside\ ..' .. .
.6 .'.7i
Intramural Basketball league is ":.: .
-. .. : ..
scheduled to resume Monday. : .i. .
Sporting a clean slate in four .': :/'
#4% ay,4i r9j y,4r.wy<
games, VW-4: leads the American f .'
? G"a; 3r r' f'ryYrs"g /. League with Operations in( num- r
ber two position: with two wins v

>SN N and no losses.In .
z}; ,,! National' League play, VP-,
16 Jeads with a 4-1 mark, VF43is
,, .
close behind with ,3-1 while, .,, < a
John DeVilo, of the Marine Y --.S : --
VAP-62 holds down third spot, VFP-62's Gene Hudson to block
Aviation Detachment at NATTCenter, show the form that en CRAFTY CAGCR- leaps
abled him io roll a 252 game, high in the NATTCenter intram- t 2-1. lay-up attempt of Tom LaBarge of Special Service in a recent
ural league. DeVito who throws a fanta'tic hook on the .ball Play-offs between the top intramural basketball encounter at Mainside gym. VFP-62 ran
i also leads the, high series with a 588. Aviation I Fundamentals American and National League away with She game, registering a 108-35 decision: over the
title and will face the winner .of a Special Services crew. No. 11 is thelOier'. Shorty Veal while No.
the league
has last Feb-
captured of
teams ,will begin the
in is Jim Skibo
scratch roll-off Mainside for the All.Statioli'.etown on date 55 of Special Services 1s George Duller.- Racing'
ti ruary.: of VFP82.I .
yet to be announced _. .



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For Rent ';" i*
2-Bdrm House avail. Jan. 3. ..... .. ..
10063 103rd St. EV 7-4879 after f i :;

5 p.m. Goodin. ,
.' /
2-Bdrm. House. Avail latter
Feb. 2962 Herschel St. $115 Mo. Thursday, Jan. 9-Learn the
EV 9-6264. Maltby. Polka, 2100-2200.

2-Bdrm. furn.I Friday, Jan. 10 Orchestra
House. Partly Y +?i a
5511 Carder St. $50 Mo. Can be j> t. 1i1N Time--Jax Navy Band.

seen after 6 p.m. EV 8-8761. M ws Y Saturday, Jan. Everybody
Simpson. meet at USO.

Furn. Apt. Utilities paid. 204 Sunday, Jan. 12 1000, Free

River Rd. Orange Park. Andrews. }bJ+}?C: JFiYwi, W 9h m-A4i0.5. n i Coffee Hour. J045-1230, usa
2-Bdrm Apt. Unfurn. 148 closed to allow attendance at

Cherokee St. $60 Mo. CO 4-9204. church of your choice. 1730, Ves-

Gentry. pers and refreshments by South-

3-Bdrm Bungalow. Unfurn. side Presbyterian Church. 2000,
3840 Herschel St. $85 Mo. CO Free movie-"Abbott and Cos-

4-9204. Gentry. ; ,, ,'+ tello Meet Keystone Cops."
Duplex Apt. 5934 WesconnettBlvd. i.tifA' Monday, Jan. 13-Record Time.

EV 8-6362. Oakley. Tuesday, Jan. 14 Square

For Sale OUTSTANDING CHRISTMAS DISPLAY Passers-by at the Main Fire Station of NAS Jax Dance Lessons 2000-2200.
3-Bdrm Home. 3% Yrs. old. during the holiday season were greeted by this prize-winning Christmas display. The tiny choir Wednesday, Jan. 15 Disc
singers and miniature church building were acclaimed by hundreds of people who stopped to
5234 jockey
Hollycrest Dr. GI Equity. view the tcene. Judges in the Jacksonville Junior Chamber of Commerce Christmas decoration games.
$690. EL 59538. Niehaus. contest voted the display tops in the non-residential (business) division.

3-Bdrm. Home. 4849 Home- Capt. Matter Assumes

crest Cr. Ortega Hills. 4J4% GI New Enlisted Rate Plan And -He
Loan. EV 7-5158. Navy's ; Kept Reins of USS Saratoga_ .

2-Bdrm. House. 5210 Marlene The ChangeA Capt. Alfred Matter relieved

Ave. (Lake Shore). 4% Int. Calls For More SpecializationThe seasonal story that stands Capt. Robert Moore as skipperof

$59.50 Mop EV 9-2175. Sawyer. retelling is the one about a the super-carrier USS Sara-

3-Bdrm Home. 3863 JammesRd. green light was flashed by officials last month for Buyers weary-eyed celebrant tryingto toga in colorful ceremonies

$1,600 cash will handle. to go ahead with its plan to revamp the enlisted rating structure, get back to normal between aboard the ship recently.The .
$71. Mo. EV 7-2724. according to Navy Times. holidays last week. Saratoga, which took

Miscellaneous The plan, which would affect]I Driving up to the Fuller President Eisenhower on a short
Wanted: Swap. Burton Barrs, many sailors, calls for greater groups at E-4 and E-5 levels. I Warren Bridge toll house on cruise from Mayport earlier this

AT3, NAAS Whiting Field. 20 specialization in the Navy's Junior THE NAVY'S elective emergency .his way to work, he spied the year, has been undergoing repairs -
miles NE Pensacola. Shore duty. petty officer ranks. I service rating program resumed toll collector watching his ap- at Norfolk. She's home-
18 months in 1956, will be expandedand based
left. Wants NAS Jax. INITIAL announcement of the proach. at Mayport

.. Navy's desire for an EM rate basis.Another.continued 01'a permanent Equal to the occasion, he

New LabContinued structure change was described reached in his pocket, pulledout
move will be 41
to develop
I )
i in the Nov. 7 issue of the' Jax his NAS Jax Main Gate : .
a more ratingi
( from Page 1)) Air News. i structure, through evolutionary pass, and sat owlishly regard- Mx

from VFP.-62, VAP-62 and the Under the newly 1 approvedplan I procedures, changing present ing the flustered taker of : y '
old NAS photo lab, the'new :fac- the Navy will seek to reduce categories so that they will operate monies, wondering why the .y. j /1:
ility will the time it takes to train without hitch man didn't wave him on! ,
offer during
many firsts: It is peacetime >
qualified junior petty officers by J
the or during mobilization. : '. ,
first fleet lab to be built with 'S
allowing more specialization.Of I' PRESENT general service rat- Cost Of 1 e 1 it j
support of the photo squadron -) the 66 general service rat- ings will be called general rat :High Living c <

as a primary requisite; is i ings now in effect, 44 have been ings and emergency service rat- iiits Special ServicesThe i y.'5r.. .
the first fleet lab designed for into i ,
the i tagged for splitting specialty
ing will become Services
wide installation j just service Special Depart-
and ]
use of ship-
ratings. ment at NATTCenter announced
board-type equipment photo is processing A new emergency rating cate- I this week there would be an increase I
; largest
manent per- gory, distinct from the selective \ in cost to individuals parI
structure lab built to I I
emergency ratings, will be' in certain
ticipating Special Services I
support the fleet, and is the first '
fleet lab to started. i activities, due to increase in
a complete 'I
chemical system installed., a Strictly a war time category, I operating expenses. ,

IT WILL replace the N4S Jax it reflects qualification Ina civilian Commencing Feb. 1, price of
skill I
photo lab based in Operations } not justifying a separate movies will be raised to 15 cents I
Navy rate. for adults and 10 for children
building long considered inade- I .rf' +o vx'tY cents I '
quate for the vast volume and 4 under twelve. The cost of L

variety of photographic work r' T-Master Group bowling will be raised to 25 cents ....... fi n
performed on the Station. I per line. ENDS TOUR-Comdr. Lloyd

The air-conditioned one-deck .. Resumes Action There will also be an increasein "Barney" Barnard wound up a
concrete structure is 160 ft. by jt: to ;; rental fees for boats and :, tour as commanding officer of
64 ft., allowing approximately Navy Civilian Toastmasters returned motors at the NAS fish camp. VS-741 on Jan. 4. Comdr. Bar
v I v-pard. WWII ace was a memberof
10,500 sq. ft. for division into to action Tuesday after a the famed "Fighting Two"
offices and a centrally located two-week; holiday respite, witha Some people are born with cold and is credited with downing
work area. .o f/ St' ? lively meeting at Cumberland feet, some acquire cold feet, and five enemy planes in a single
The latter will be equipped V'+ Rd. Community Center. I others have cold feet thrust upon!, flight over Iwo Jima. He will
now be assigned Instrument
(Sr I as
" electronic air cleaners to t' Three speeches highlighted the them. Flight Instructor for VS-742.
purify air and take out dust, program with Don Moran speaking -
provide filtered water for all on "Don't Sit On 'Your
processing, and have automatic Laurels;" 'Bill Clearman, "The Das Whizkidden Gruppepeeperglasser \ I
water controls to maintain con- Missile Race;" and Jay Ellis,
English, slightly broken, has mit
stant temperature. Room temperatures "Streamline Your 'Correspond- komputerat-
,in critical areas can also ence." long since come into its own as tachen schteerenwerke.

be automatically controlled.. Evaluators, headed by master the international language.But Control System-Das pullen-
I German totally fractured und-schoven werke.
will replace evaluator Lawton Green, wereT.
old, I is in vogue with personnel of Warhead-Das laudenboom-
worn-out equipment A. Wilkinson, Ernie Newberg,
previously utilized by NAS photo and Floyd Barnes. Gordon King the Air Research and Develop er.
.lab personnel. ment Command at Baltimore, Nuclear Warhead-Das ear-
was topic master, with C. Aubrey
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complete processing of intelli- next meeting will be held unofficial "EnglishGerman Hydrogen Device-Das ear-
gence information through photo Tuesday at Karl Hellentahl's glossary," inspired by the geschplitten laudenboomer mit
interpretation stages is planned so Restaurant at 1830. No theme has German influence in building I ein grosse holengraund und
that, ,in' addition to fleet opera- been planned, with speakers and rockets and guided missiles, alles kaput..
tional support: the building I can topic master urged to select their contains these phrases: .I Project Enginner-Das sch-
be used for Guided Missile-Das scienti- wetternoudter. ,
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f lI), fiker geschtenwerkes firen-
training of photo, photo interpretation I lflel-Das huffenpuf.
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