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sync .D ,\ \s \ Holy Week Observance

i Continues At Chapels

Special Holy Week services have been set up by the
chaplains at All Saints and St. Edward's Chapels to afford
NAS Personnel the maximum opportunity to worship during
this special week.

The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper will be celebrated

Maundy Thursday (tonight) at 1930 at All Saints' Chapel
with Chaplain F. R. Morton speaking on "The Hour of
Cleansing. '

attend all or any part of the
service, "Seven Last Words
I From the Cross," will i be service.
Protestant services will be
held from 1200-1500 tomorrow
climaxed by the Easter Sunrise
with Protestant Chaplains from service at 0600 Sunday morning
NAS, NATTCenter and the at the NAS football stadium;

Naval Hospital sharing. Protestant Yorktown avenue and Mustin

-. --- -,. .,..- "'- '- .,_.v,,.. '.. ,._ personnel are invited to road. Chaplain W. R. Bryant will
DEVOTIONS Daily Pro- have as his sermon topic "At tke
testant devotional cervices are Rising of the Sun.
being held during Holy Weekin ,
the O & R Auditorium with ALL PROTESTANT Chaplainswill
Lt. R. E. Osman, NAS Protestant participate. There will be
Chaplain presiding, (stand special music by the All Saints'Chapel
ing). A 15-minuie devotional
is scheduled for today (Thurs JAR a cappella choir and the

day) at 1120 with a three.hour Jax Navy Band. ...(,.
service tomorrow at All Saints'
Chapel taking place of the Regular services will be heldat
shorter service.Services. C930 at All Saints' when

Vol. 15 No. 50 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 3 April 1958 Chaplain R. E. Osman will speakon
Set _. "I Believe The Resurrectionof
__ .
--1 the Body" and at 1100 Chaplain

I E. M. Reagan Jr., will have as
\ .VbYXC k\sMS AS AsWny s+ (i\s>?s1SY'T} : .
For Passover S\h }n}} N r 000. wY' svsy llEMsHereAwait Tell.his sermon topic "Come-See-Go-

Mass of the Lord's Supper at
ObservanceMilitary ___.; School 17CO Holy Thursday (today) will
begin the schedule of masses at
personnel at NAS Exam MarksExaminations St. Edward's Chapel.A .
Jax have been invited to SOLEMN Liturgy of Good Friday
attend religious services ob- were taken by will be held tomorrow at
serving Passover April 3 11 NAS Jax EMs last Friday for 1500 at St. Edward's while Cath-
through 10.Congregation. the Navy's Advanced School and olics will hold an Easter Vigil
Ahavath Chesed Scientific Education- Programs. Liturgy on Holy Saturday at
(Reform), St. Johns Avenue and Results are expected from Bu- 2000.

Mallory Street, will hold ser {.ns w Pers before' June, so that personnel Easter Sunday will begin at
vice at 1800 Friday, with the selected will be able to St. Edward's Chapel with mass
Congregational Seder at 1900. a. enter the Navy's Prep Schoolat at 0830 and 1000. Naval Hospitalwill
On Saturday, April 5, service Bainbridge in June. celebrate mass at 0630.
will be held at 1100. Personnel taking Friday'sexam Confessions will be heard at

Services will be held at the had been previously St. Edward's after mass tonight
Jewish Center Synagogue (Con selected for the two programs. (Thursday) and on Holy Satur-
servative) at Third and Silver THE NAVY recently an- day at 1900 and 2000.

Streets at 1830 on Friday. 0830 nounced changes in the ,Navy
and 1030, and 1830 Saturday Enlisted Advanced School Program Civilians Schedule
April 5, with the CongregationalSeder
which will require personnel -
at 1900; and at 0830 and participating to serve only Blood' Donor DayThe
1030 Sunday, April 6.. The Cen-
half the active duty time formerly
second Civilian Blopd
ter Synagogue telephone numberis WINS MERITORIOUS PROMOTION S/SgL Christian required. '
'Donor of the is
EL 6-1504. Eck. (left) receives congratulations Lt. Col. William P. However, no further applica- Day year
Etz Hayim Synagogue (Orth- Mitchell, commanding officer of the Marine Aviation Detachment tions are desired for this : scheduled for April 16.
odox), 33 West Sixth Street, (EL at NATTCenter upon his promotion given by the Com Civilian donors will report to
mandant of the Marine Corps. The meritorious promotion is a this year. Applications may
4.2389)) will have services the NAS Jax Dispensary,Build-
at 1815 rarity in Marine circles. Eck is assistant company commanderof be made after Jan. 1, 1959.
Friday with the CongregationalSeder the casual company at the Center. ing 8, with the blood unit'open.
'at 1830; at 0830 and 1815 (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 2)) ing at 0850.
Saturday, April 5; and at 0830 ---- ---- -
",' ">:H"ff.t."fl'm:!: : ;:< : ,.'
and 1815 Sunday. Quick Action On CapitolHill r'.i! "$ .:j.t" r.<::k $. '1t.i: {'i
.. :; ; .2 :.>*"\" : ':' .b >,'
Home hospitality may be L .,. .,w:' .. .:; : :: .P"'i2: > / .t:::

obtained by the
gations. Pushes RaiseSen.
Matzahs may be obtained by Pay

phoning EV 82673.Training. :

John' Stennfs (D-Miss.), head of the Senate subcommittee
studying the pay bill, told Army-Navy-Alr Force Journal last week
Class that there is a possiblity the revised pay system will become effec- y

tive before the end of this fiscal year.

Planned For Senate action on the $668 million pr".xaaalsmaao .
pay bill, -which the House reluctance on the part of the
has already overwhelminglypassed President to have the plan into j
Ladies .,
Gray is set for mid-April, in- effect before start of the new fiscal a

The Red Cross Gray Ladies, dicating the new rates could go year, July 1. Yya QF
v unsung volunteer workers at the into effect by May 1 or June 1. THE ENORMOUS House vote

Naval Hospital, will undergo STENNIS announced his subcommittee's in favor of the measure (366 to ;;iI1k _
classroom training for one week hopeful it can com- 22) may act to tone down : I

beginning April 28 from 0900 to plete work on the measure by Administration complaints about
1200 daily, Mrs. W. E. Flesh- : about April 14 and get it into the increased cost.

man, Gray Lady Chairman has pull committee hearings and Defense Secretary's assistant! ,
announced.The then to the Senate floor. William Francis Jr., said the. .
Spring session will open As passed by the House, the Pentagon is "concerned" about : '. i

with registration Wednesday, new scales take effect on the added cost but said the Defense K .
April 9, from 1330 to 1530 and first day of the month following Department has not had timeto .
Tuesday, April, 22 from 1330 to the month in which enacted, evaluate impact of the add =

1530.Women which is the date the bill is sign- itional cost.General .____.w. ,. ___ l" .,\._'
are needed to visit ed into law by the President.The Nathan Twining, VETERAN EMPLOYEE RETIRES After 17 years service -
patients in hospital wards; do Chairman of the Joint Chiefs i with NAS Jax Public Work Department, Mrs. Ethel
Journal said there indications
are' Huffman will retire April 30. During her tour here, Mrs. Huffman

shopping for patients, write of Staff who testified with
the White House is not has worked in most all divisions of Public Works, giving
letters and assist social workersin entirely pleased with the higher Francis before the Stenniai sub- her a very wide knowledge of this department: Shown at a
giving i i personal service to committee the J. Herschel Lee,
cost of the House bill. Consequently day following ceremony are Supervisory Administrative Set-
vices Officer, presenting gifts to Mrs. Huffman while Capt. Ira
(Please turn to Page 6. Col. 1)) there could be some (Please turn to Page 6, Col 5)) N. Curtis Public Works Officer, looks on.

I I ICpt.

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Jnxfumw81fAi.. acla.... Blue Perform Angels,HereAn ,To VAs. ;;:dI'S.dns; ;;;; ;; I

Elliott W. P rlh Jr. ... .. .. ... afternoon of thrilling
Conulr Robert H. SflUtb ........H. .. ... ...... ... ... ... .. Commanding ExeeuU.e Officer Officer entertainment is in store for I I
feI Ak Jsck..avllle VF-22
Mar Adm. Wendell G. Swltwr . ..... spectators when the Navy's VA-15
Capt. S. S. Swcjr, Jr. ... .... .....Air.... .Wlaf.... .... .. .. . ...... Chief Ceauaucler ef Staff crack flight demonstrationteam Lt (jg) Lyle Shelton and Lt With the post-deployment

Donald E. Macintosh ... . .. ... ........ Odams leave period over and regroup.
Thomas S. Whit ... .. ......?....,,...............,... ............ ................ CMe Staff Commander OfflS the Blue Angels, ap- (jg) Bob "The Bomb" ing of the squadron
Nov ilk' Tee3 .l.a1 Tnt tai GnMs at NAS Jax, April 13. 23 after completed,
gaPt Charr.. L. Moore, Jr. .. ........................... ... .. .. Commanding Officer pears reported back on March the Cavaliers of Fighter Squadron
r. Wilfred C. Flesunaa .. .. .. ..... ..... ...... .. ....... . Executive OtticSr Public has been invited to TAD orders at FAE- 22 -
Kavai ITetytlal completing are once again hard at
Capt. Alton C. Abernethy ... .. .. .. ...... ...... ....... .. Commanding Officer witness the festivities. Va. work ,in a training cycle.
Capt. Marcy Shupp ... .. .... .. Executive Office Gates will be opened at TU, Norfolk,

Capt. Norman O. Anderson KART0. ... .. CommaMMnc Officer 1230 with the NARTUsponsored A welcome aboard is extendedto has Comdr.been Carl Cruse, skipper,
Comdr. William E. Hardy .. Executive Officer air show starting at approximately leading the squadron
Lt (jg) Don Lipster, who will through an intense PAM schedule
Printed commercially wth appropriated funds ta JackMirNU. Florida 1500.Appearance
at no expense to the government and In compliance wtth NAVXXOS P-T of the Blue take over as LSO. Lt (jg) Lip- and the newest Cavaliersare

.Rev.f Meet Nov.Air IMS.Jackjonvllle.Distributed NaTal tree of Air chare Station IDlbtaoaU Naval Air Technical civilian personnel Tralainr Angels will climax Naval and ster recently completed a tour of rapidly checking out in VF-

Center, fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air Retenre Training unit and the U. 8. duty with VA45.Lt 22's current aircraft, F2H-4 Ban-
Naval HotpltaLService Marine Air Reserve Week in
Information Officer .... shee jets.
Lcdr. J. T. KlrkUfhter. Jr.
Awt. SIP Andrew H. this area, An open house will (jg) P. G. Pollinger and I
Editor Cordon Robbie: Staff Reporter* Jack H&taea. PHI; John bbea. be held in conjunction with Ensign Steve Tobey left on TAD On March 21, Lt (jg) H. B.
JOSH: Ben Sylar, SN; Mary Ann Klrchner. SA; Staff Photographer Jim Giedzinski was married to
Moor*. PH3 the air show. orders March 23 for three weeks Miss
The Jar:: Air Newt ill a member of the Armed Force Press Benrle Stacy Hannum of JacksonvilleLt
Material apparlnr In this publication cu be reprinted providing credit II School at FAETU, Norfolk, Va.
riven. Photographs unless otherwise credited are official U. 8. Navy photo- (jg) Ciedzinski, Robert M

rraphi Editorial office located In Room 231. Main Administration Bulldmc. Phoneextenaloni Fulton, AT3, and Wayne G.
81M. $ 4I. ITS or tit.May +!- Skaggs, AMS3, are all officialy

welcomed to the noble ranks of

brown bagger Cavaliers.On .

We Rejoice"This March 8, Comdr, and Mrs.

Cruse entertained the squadron'sofficers

and their ladies in
is the day which the. Lord hath made: let us be St. John's Room of the "O"

glad and rejoice therein," 117th Psalm, verse 24. Club.
Jesus, our Blessed Redeemer, who gave up His life On the athletic D.
scene, L.
amidst the most terrible sufferings, broke the bonds of
Patton, AE1, has been
death, and, true to His oft repeated promise, arose gloriously squadron's softball
from the grave, upon the third day. team
through regular
The great work of our redemption is now accomplished, practice ses-
sions. The 22
the debt of sin is paid, hell is overpowered, man is recon- men reportedfor

ciled to God, and the gates of heaven are opened to us. VF-22's tryouts have been

Therefore we say exultantly with the church: "This is the slowly overcoming their sore
day the Lord hath made"Christ :"- muscles, and coach Patton has

is risen! May this message of the Angel awakenus. high hopes for the first game

May we arise from the sleep of sin. "The night is passed with Fasron 109.* *

the day has dawned; lay aside the works of darkness and

put on the armor of light! Arise you who sleep and Christ VAH1A
will enlighten you." "beer bust" was held for

May we listen to this voice; May our spirit be revived. VAH-1 March 25 at the Skeet

Let us begin to lead a new life to avoid sin, to keep the Club Range. Chow consisted of

commandments of God that of hamburgers, hotdogs, potato
the blessed
we may partake ....... ...
fruits of the resurrection of our. Lord and Savior, Jesus SHARES TOP AGO HONORS Ensign Charles Moline. honor""""- I salad beer bake beans, and all the

Christ. student in last week's graduation at Aviation Ground Officers you could hold.
Chaplain Francis Burke, School at NATTCenter. receives certificate from Capt. Charles The "skipper" and officers
Senior Chaplain L. Moore Jr., commanding officer of the Center. Ensign Moline were able to relax for a while
native of Rockford. Ill.,'will report to Air Intelligence and and joined up with the boys in
Photo Interpretation School. Washington. D. C., for advanced
softball and
He Is The Risen Christ! study.Station's. A good time was had by gajnes.all.

A welcome aboard is extendedto

On Sunday morning as the sun begins to rise across the Civilian Personnel B. B. Brown, ADC, and L. E.

horizon of the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, a group of Christ- Hook, AKI.

ians will be gathered on its banks in worship. Seven officers received TAD

Another group will be gathered here at the Naval Air Program Being InspectedNaval orders to HATU for B/N train

Station and many other groups will follow suit as the sun ing' for the next three months
rises around the world. '
slowly Air Station Jacksonville's civilian They are Ens. Campbell, Ens.
personnel is i
There will be only one theme at all of the worship currently being intensively inspected and reviewed by representatives Fisher, Ens. Wilt, Ens. Goss, Lt
services Christ is risen. the minds of
turn to that: theme at Easter.Instinctively men !of the Civil Service Commission's Regional Office, Atlanta, Ga.,, (jg) Windham and Lt (jg) Carlpon. -

and the Area Wage and Classification Office, Jacksonville.Prior .
There comes a certain sense of exultation, a sense of .* .
freedom and openness, of the largeness of life and the aware- to culmination of the'
of God. inspection, which began in fication Office, in coordinationwith VAP-62
ness a living March and concludes April 11, the Commision, will be The unshaven look of some of
Christ is risen! New life is about us. There's a freshnessin
the air. He is risen that we might live. Worship the risen a Bureau of Aeronautics repre- examining and reviewing the the personnel of VAP-62 is not
Christ this Easter. Day. sentative is also expected to visit adequacy and effectiveness of due to lack of funds for razor

Chaplain Robert E. Osman the Station and review findings the Station's wage and classification blades. or shaving gear, but due

HAS Froitoitni Chaplain and recommendations. program. rather to celebration of the

.I THE CIVIL Service Commiss- This is the first such inspection founding of Green Cove Springs.

Frank Wilcox Gets ion's phase of the inspection, conducted by the AWCO For such males as may live

carried out by a three-man team, Jax under .the Navy's new de there they are required to be

is part of its regular inspection centralized classification pro a "non-smooth puss' or else paya

Supply EmployeeOf procedure. gram. fine and reside temporarily in

Heading the group is M. C. The review of the wage and the local hoosegow..

Month AwardFrank .Bright, with C. V. Beller and classification phase is under VAP-62 men sporting must-

G. S Pressley as investigators.A leadership of John Burton, Area aches include E. J. Jones, AOC:

Wilcox SupervisoryStock similar team last visited the Wage and Classification Chief, W. F. Pontius YN3, and R. H.

Control Clerk in Control Station in January 1956. who has a team of seven tech Barry, AD!. ,
Division, has been selected "Sup-
The Commission inspectors will nicians. This group expects to The commissioning of a new
ply Department Personality of review practically audit approximately 60 Norfolk,
every phaseof positions, AJ tanker squadron in
the Month" for for his
April civilian personnel"functions both graded and ungraded, to I VAH-15, ,required the transferf
outstanding contribution to the
by examining official records ascertain accuracy of classifica fifteen experienced AJ per-
mission of the stock control
branch. and documents and by contact- tion and rating determinations. sonnel from VAP-62 to the new

ing Station supervisory and non- In addition, they willl be interviewing squadron.
Under his able supervision the supervisory personnel.
supervisory order of
per Cigar smoke was
production and efficiency of Actual elements to be reviewed sonnel to obtain
comments and when
the day last week
stock battery six rates amongthe include: formulating and issuing opinions 'on the Station's a-
pro separate boxes were
top. policy; position classification gram.
Paul and Lt.
Wilcox' broad and ready knowledge ....' ,., and administration round. 'LCdr. Heher
1"-'i" purpose the (jg) were
Inspection Wayne Wilpitz
of the aeronautical supply i iIJ
FRANK WILCOX Supply ; employee performance
is to
) tem and his never failing .cooperation Dept. employee of month.A I valuation; employee develop- assistance provide in guidance and of boys and W-3 Don Sutton
improving the passed out cigars on his pro-
with other Station department of ment employee relations
i native Jacksonville, Wilcox : ; and Station's personnel
representatives and i from Landon services; employee recognitionand Station program
graduated personnel who Two aboard last
are con men reported
with the Fleet has contributed, incentives; personnel records
High School and has approxi- tacted by inspectors PHI, reported
can materially week. Marshall Jones,
greatly to success of the over- and reporting; and program
haul program and support of mately 19 and-a-half years in evalutlon. assist in the inspection by in from the Seabees In
providing forthright answers to Davisville R. I. and R. L. Mor-
Fleet operations. Naval circles. THE AREA WAGE and Classi questions.
rison, AN from NAS Key West.


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8 3 April 1958 JAX AIR NEWS _Page :3

11 Station Requires? Variety Of Skilled Artisans 1J&1M.m.w.

Where do our skilled employees come from? Skilled
I artisans are not born, they are made.
The industrial operations of Naval Air Station JaC requirta
wide variety of skilled artisans, who play an important part in ( s w < NATTCtntir
I keeping production efficient and economical. Maintaining the skillsof movie dcily, ItOf end 2000. Sa'-

present workers and insuring a potential supply to meet future nlq, S ... a"tI MI......
:., needs is a factor in the Station's manpower olannlnc. 1400, ItOO end 1000. HotptUl sne-
THE NATURE of the Sta- vi< Uily. ItOO.)
t ion's mission demands a skilled prentice school subjects are:
work force that is informed on mathematics, blueprint reading, Thursday April 3 .
new technical developments that mechanical drawing, shop sketch- r Mainside High Flight (color
1 apply to their work. This is especially ing, trade theory and science, drama) with Ray Milland and
true in the O & R De- and vocational English. Helen Cherry. Also, Magoo
s partment which is affected by Apprentices attend class eleven t Breaks Bar.NATTCenter.

the continuous stream of new weeks during their first year and Going Steady
kinds of Navy aircraft. The pro- seven weeks per year during the :.\ (teenage comedy) with Molly Bee
blem is attacked from many second, third, and fourth yearsof s ." and Alan Reed Jr. Also, A Hunt-
angles. Technical information is training. This totals 1280 hoursor ing We Won't Go.
s studied. Engineers and others about 15 percent of the total Hospital True Story of
contribute knowledge. Off the apprenticeship time. In addition, Lynn Stuart (suspense drama)
Job training is used. Artisans, radio and electronics apprenticesmust with Betsy Palmer and Jack
inspectors, and supervisors are complete a period of elec- Lord. Also, Dr. Bluebird.
kept up to date by special classes tronics laboratory practice. The
Friday, April 4
and attendance at schools maximum school time allowedby
operated by Naval Air Mobile the Navy and used by many I Mainside Hidden Fear
Training Units, NATTCenter, and activities is 25'percent. (crime drama) with John Payne

industry. During 1957 more than During recent years, the and Conrad Nagel.NATTCenter .
150 workers from the various average age for new apprentice High Flight.
trade areas in O & R participatedin groups has been about 25 years. Hospital Going Steady.

training off the Station on Over 90 percent of the appren- Saturday. April 5
new model aircraft, their power tices now in the program are Mainside Screaming Mimi
plants and components.A veterans. Many are Navy veter- (drama) with Anita Ekberg and
dependable source of supplyfor ans who held ratings similar or .: Gypsy Rose Lee. Also, Magoo's
skilled workers is also >oi related to their present positions.One Moose Hunt. Kiddie Matinee,
i concern to the Station. In timesof of the apprentices who Border River (color western)
high employment or econo- started training here last year, .with Joel Me Crea.NATTCenter .
mic activity, skilled workers are and one apprentice graduate were Hidden Fear.
in short supply. In addition, cer- Naval aviators. Hospital Going Steady.
tain types of skills peculiar to THE STATION does not get h ,.
work here are common only toa all of its skilled artisans throughthe Sunday April 6
very few industries. Any time apprentice pro g ram. The Mainside Crash Landing
the supply of skilled people can program is intended only to sup- (suspense adventure drama)
plement other Duringthe with Gary Merrill and Nancy
not meet the demand, productionis sources.
handicapped. To a national period 1954 through 1957, S Davis. Also, Don't Axe Me.
defense shore establishment, any for example, the station hired T1 : NATTCenter Screaming

failure to provide adequate sup- 107 artisans in the trades of :...: ____ Mimi.
port to the military forces is 'a radio, electronics, and aircraft _7 v 4 Hospittal Hidden fear.
serious situation. electrician. During this same Monday April 7
USUAL employment procedureis period, some 70 promotions, not Mainside This Could Be The
to go to the open labor marketto counting apprentice graduates, Night (drama) with Jean Simmons -
attract skilled workers train- were made in these trades. and Paul Douglas.

ed in other organizations. When The fact that a man has com- _,__ .__,,_" W .___-._,_ __ NATTCenter Crash Land-
any particular trade skill is in pleted his apprenticeship does APPRENTICES AT WORK Like many other Nary ing.
not mean that he is automatically government and industrial activities NAS Jax employs an
short supply or there is a high
apprentice program to train and develop some of its skilled Hospital Screaming Mimi.
level of employment, recruiting given preference when pro: craftsmen. Top photo chows Donald Reynolds (left) and John
efforts are seldom completely motions are in order. He receivesno Fredrickson. apprentice pipe fitter at Public Works threadinga Tuesday April 8
successful. Shortages of qualified special consideration. He three-inch pipe in the maintenance shops. In bottom photo Mainside Campbell's King-
skilled craftsmen can usually be must earn the promotion on his Apprenticemen Robert Kronholm (left) and Eugene Wester. dom (color adventure) with Dirk
welle (right) receive a few pointers in the fine art of arc weld. Bogarde and Stanley Baker.
merits and in
traced in the main to the wide- own ing from Chris Moss metalsmith.. in Shop 7276 of O & R. The
spread curtailment of training everyone else in the shop. Aoprentice Program which is intended only to supplementother NATTCenter This Could Be
programs during periods of econ- Apprentices are employee source of recruitment has apprentices employed locallyin The Night.
omic slumps or low demand. locally in the following trades: some 15 Irades.Missing Hospital Crash Landing.

NAS Jax, like many other Aircraft i instrument mechanic, Wednesday. April 9
Navy, government, and industrial aircraft .mechanic, metalsmith, Property Costs Chow Mainside Tall Stranger
activities, has an apprentice pro. aircraft electrician, radio i me- ((color western) with Virginia
gram to train and develop skilled chanic,- electronics mechanic, ele- Mayo and Joel Me Crea. Also,
craftsmen. Apprentices are train- troplater, joiner, machinist, engineering Halls Large Sum MonthlyIn Room[ and Wrath.
draftsman, carpenter,
ed to provide a dependable recruitment : -
source for well qualified electrician, pipefitter, plumberand
sheetmetal worker. conjunction: with and as Illinois, Michigan Men
artisans to fill anticipatedor personnel from removing gear
potential future needs. OVER 400 persons apply year- part of the Navy's current dol- Head AEA( ) GraduationRobert
from the halls.In .
The Station program is com- ly for the training, but only 25 lar-stretching campaign, "Opera-
paratively young. Since its startin to 40 are selected for each group tion Dollar-Stretch," it has been addition, there are other Kunze, AEAN, of
April 1947, the local programhas started. Applicants are given a to light that about economy programs in operation Chicago, Ill., and PIc Gilson
written competitive exam. At foster, of Burt, Mich., shared
graduated 264 apprentices.Of including one to sort the gar-
$800 is "taken" monthly by honors in week's
present there are 33 apprenticesin personnel top last grad-
this number, 199 are still em- bage prior to turning it over to
ployed. Several have transferredto their first year, none in the aboard the Station. uation at Aviation Electrician'sMate
other government activities, second, 29 in the third, and 37 The missing property isn't act the garbage contractor. Some School Class A at NATT-

some are in military service, and in their fourth year. ual money, however, but silver- items have turned up under this Center.

three died during employment.The Development of a source of ware and crockery taken from program. Kunze, who entered the NavyIn
percentage who have con- supply through apprenticeship Galley One at Mainside and Personnel caught removinggear July, 1957 will report to
tinued Station employment com- training to fill anticipated fut- Galley Three at NATTCenter. are liable to prosecutionunder China Lake, Calif., for duty,
pares very favorably with other. ure needs is, by nature, a long Article 121 of the UCMJ, while Footer, who joined the
which is to
The money spent replace -
Navy and private industry pro- range plan. Forecasting needs which covers pilfering or wrongful Marines in May, 1957 will reportto
these forks, spoons,
four in advance requires
grams. years appropriation.) Quantico, Va.
and bowls could be used
consideration of
of the apprentice careful many
Operation for other items in the galleys,
is joint function of factors such as possible changesin
program a Division of the Industrial kinds of skills needed as such as fans, napkin i holders,
the Training Relations Departmentand types of aircraft and other work paint, etc.Between. I Help! We're Outnumbered!

of the Overhaul and Repair projects change; fluctuations in Sept. 1, 1957 and
and Public Works Departments. authorized personnel ceilings and March 1, 1958, both galleys spent Men, there are times when being outnumbered isn't as badas
EACH TRADE included in the funds; increases and decreasesin $4,814.60 to replace utensils you might think. Or is it?
requires a minimum of normal attrition rates; and taken. This amount represents Today, there are two million more women than men over
7488 program hours, normally four years, the variable condition of the only replacement of items' bought 14 years of age in the United States, states the Departmentof
for completion. Hours absent for local labor market. from stock and none of the replacement Labor.
leave or other reasons are not The Station strives to maintain of items received from At the turn of the century, men had the upper hand by
credited. Apprentice time is divided a proper balance between surplus property lists at no cost. more than 1.3 million, bull by 1942 the scales tripped in favorof
between productive workon kills available through other the distaff side and they've been gaining steadily ever since.
The Commissary Officer has
and those provided i
all phases of shop operationsand I means
classroom instruction. Ap- I through apprentice training. instituted a program to prevent


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Page <4< JA'X AIR- NEWS.- 3 April 1959


Blood Recipient Points Out hi

Value Of Local Blood BankThe |ro FlcLvoi I

following letter which expresses gratitude for help made 1 rUu
possible by NAS Jax military and civilian employees through the / ctgdot
Station's Blood Donor Program, will make every donor proud of
the part he has played in making .blood available time of need.It ipFS

is an open letter to every blood to employees and their dependents lav)
because without his
participant, in time of need. lok
or her cooperation in the pro-
The Naval Air Station has a 2r i
this blood would not have
joint account for both militaryand .lislfstl
been made available when need-
civilian personnel at the
Jacksonville Blood. Bank. Mili- haTh
EMPLOYEES are remindedthat tary and civilians give their bloodto

the next date for blood this bank on specified. donor rt'
donation is scheduled for Wednesday days. Th

April 16. Employees can The letter, from a civilian dependent |yb.:

volunteer to help their depart- which follows, expressesthe ate
ment reach its quota so that the feelings of one who benefited iy

"bank" can continue to provide I because each and every parti-

cipant helped make blood avail-
L' !4
able "
Hospital : n ='0" w
EVEN THOUGH I know it is ADDS COLORFUL CHAPTER VA-176 added another chapter to its history on a recent I/
quite impossible for me to thank deployment in Cuba when 16 of 19 pilots brought home Navy "- '.." in the squadron's second
Honors, Awards the six individual persons whose group of competiiire exercises since 1955. In the new special weapons 10ft.bombing competition
the Thunderbolts believe they hare a new Navy record when 15 to 16 pilots firing scored an t
blood I'received' on March 5 and "E". Winners of the coveted award are shown posing in the hanger area. Double winners include -
For EmployeesNaval 7, it is not going to stop me from Lt. A.B.Headier. LI (jg) F.P. Crosby, LI (jg) C. W. D.Ward. LI ((19)] ) M. D. Beach. Lt (Ug) amAn
thanking each and everyone for D. F. Mobley and Ensign J. E. Fordlce.: Other "E" winners are Comdr. L. W. S. Cummins Lcdr. d
Hospital's Employees' W. F. Tobin. Lcdr. G. H Edmondson. Lt G. H. WUley Lt (jg) G. M. Sturm. Lt (jg) G. Ormond.
Council meeting held recently it."I received four pints of blood Lt (Jg) S. ,M. Storey Ensign E. R. Gilkison Ensign R. P. Hyde and Ensign' R. L. Lubbersiedt. rsr

produced several items of interest All
during my operation, one pint
affecting civilian employees of immediately afterward and an- Cape Canaveral Head Reports P ]

the Hospital, including beneficial other pint two days later. I qr IEt

suggestion awards, letters of "Everyone remarks about what ; [ R\ICf., S xTh
commendations, promotions, and Missiles Seen Ahead Of >
good color I have and I like that, '4i os1
superior accomplishment awards.It .
because it gives me my first ;r: IRCed

pital was employees revealed that received nine Hos-cash chance to show my gratitude and all Personnel Who Fire ThemCivilian ALL SAINTS CHAPEL .

awards for Beneficial Sugges- i appreciation by bragging on Friday. April 4 I
of you. Nc)
1200-1500-Good Friday Serivce
tions. Receipients were Robert "So before I start to write and some military officials at Cape Canaveral Sunday. April 6 es;
Scott who received awards of
my Thank: You' notes for flowers believe that the missiles may be ahead of the personnelwho 0600-Easter Sunrise Service,

$25 Williams and $10 Grace; Doris Royals, James John and gifts and visits, I must first have to fire them, according to Army, Navy, Air Force Football Stadium.0930Sunday .

Balanky, and Scipio Seewing Day all of thank all of you for your precious Register.The __ > School for age 3
gift to me, your own blood. Register quoted Major
through adults Bldg. 722.
whom received $10. Nollie Bryant Yates commander Center at Cape Canaveral, as
Sincerely.Mrs. I Gen. Donald N. -
0930-Service of Divine Wor-
received two checks for $10 each, Edwin S. Hicks of the Air Force Missile Test I saying it was his hope that "we
ship, Chaplain Osman.
Presented with letters of com- can get these missiles so that l
mendation their work 1100-Service of Divine Wor- man
were GIs can operate them and itwon't
Robert Scott, Ellington Johnstonand take PhD's to get them off ship, Chaplains Reagan and

Leatha Davis.Employees the ground." Davis atru
receiving Superior THERE SEEMS little doubt 1800-Teen-age Fellowship,

Awards were James Harrison and among persons that the job can Bldg. 722.1930United. 0
Leatha Davis. : be done but nobody was willingto Fellowship of
Protestants, Bldg. 722.
Fourteen employees were also even estimate how long it will
promoted, it was disclosed. Pro- I take to train a military crew to Monday April 7 a<

moted were Geraldine Rawlins, : :r 1 operate such missiles as Thor 1900-Singspiration, Bldg. 722. hiIs
dictating machine transcriber, 4. ,..J (* e3f a and Atlas. Thursday April 10 :

GS-3 to teller (typing) GS-4; 3 Air Force officials at the Pen- 1600-Junior Choir Rehearsal, rbh-
"Bldg. 7221915VA11\
Mrs. Dorothy Hatcher, clerk- o tagon were more confident that ;
steno GS-3 to cost accountingclerk crews will be trained in plentyof Saints' Chapel Choir nc
GS-4Mrs.; E. B. Matteson, :'. .: time to handle the big missiles Rehearsal, All Saints' Chapel.ST. aiis
Mrs. D. B. Hedrich, Mrs. A. D. when they are through with CHAPEL
Grant, Mrs. E. D. Judy, Mrs. J. W. their main testing phases. Sunday April 6

Strange, Mrs. M. F. Pellicer, Mrs.J. To date, the Register continued 0830-1000-Sunday of

W. Swink, Mrs. H. O. Colbert, ; no major U. S. missile I. 0630-Daily.OSOOuSaturday.. .1.
I. .
Mrs. H. S. Thomas, Mrs. M. B. has been fired by an all militarycrew.
Rice, Miss M. E. Monahan and No all military crew has CHAPEL

Miss B. C. Case, all from staff I ever fired the Thor, Jupiter or 0630 Catholic Naval Hospital Mass. U
nurse GS-5 to staff nurse, GS-6. the Atlas.
0930-Service of Divine Wor-
THE CANAVERAL Missile Test 0T1
iIT ship, Chaplain Bryant.
Center, like the Army Ballistic
Admiral Thach To 1- ....,_.."' w--____ '" _..__".' Missile Agency at Huntsville, Tuesday. April 8
COFFEE BREWING DEMONSTRATION Col. William J. B. Ala., is mainly a civilian show. 1930-Latter Day Saints (Mor- 4Nnd
Take Command of Cline USA (Ret), (left) of Atlanta, Ga., representing the Civil Service mon), Bldg. 751.1900Christian. \
Coffee Brewing Institute Inc., shows Navy and Marine Corps employees, en- Science, Bldg. +
commissarymen from NAS-based commands proper proceduresfor gineers and workmen employedby 751. ndTI
Antisub making the best possible cup of "joe". NAS Galley One the missile contractors do all
GroupRear commissarymen aiding in the demonstration included R. J. but a small part of the operat- on:
Poiito. CSC. (right) and E. L. CaldwelL CSI.'Joe' ?are
Admiral John S. Thach, ional jobs, said the Register.The .
commanding officer of NAS Jax civilian ,payroll at Can- Tommy Dorsey

from 1954-55, has been namedto Needn't Look Like 'Mud'Col. averal runs about $6-million! a Band To PlayAt

head a special task group to month, with only 1,800 of the CiRe

do advanced anti-submarine William Cline USA and making sure the temperature 14,900 working there being mi- AO Dance
(Ret.), representing the Coffee I litary.
training. of the water never exceeds NATTCenter's AO School
Designated Force Alfa, the new Brewing Institute, visited NAS i 195 to 203 defrees F. will sponsor a "Satellite ref
Jax: last week, demonstrating,for 70,
group will be composed of an and Marine ; Cline's demonstration was the Meredith Is Honor Man Stomp" at King Hall next
aircraft carrier with its air groupof some 75 Navy comm climax of the meeting, which in- Tuesday night beginning at ss
fixed wing antisubmarine air- issarymen proper proceeduresfor cluded a color film made in AT AO School GraduationRobert 2000. larT
the best coffee
craft, a helicopter squadron, brewing poss- Colombia, S. A., where much of Meredith, AOAA, of The "Stomp" will feature

destroyers, shore-based patrol ible. the coffee imported to this Mulberry, Fla., grabbed top the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra lad
planes and submarines. According to Cline, two words country is grown. honors in last week's graduatingclass starring Warren Covington. 170 I

Different from regular hunter- -- carelessness and inconsistency Using three urns, two of which at Aviation OrdnancemanSchool Covington, before takingover con

killer forces, it will have semi- -- are the key to making 'goodor were immaculate and one of Class A at NATTCenter. the Tommy Dorsey Orc- T

permanently assigned units and mediocre coffee. which was used to make "stay- Meredith, who entered the hestra, played with a numberof thrc

will concentrate solely on train- The former Army colonel awake" coffee, Cline with the Navy in Aug. 1957, will reportto famous bands, including post
ing in antisubmarine warfare. urged personnel to clean the urn, assistance of two NAS Galley the USS-Saratoga for duty. those of Mitch Ayres, Gene tear
The new assignment for Rear explaining that not doing so One commissarymen brewed Krupa and Les Brown.

Adm. Thach will be in additionto allows coffee oils to become cold coffee par excellence for the Fussy diner: "Bring me one The Tuesday dance includes TMe

his present job as Commander, and rancid, making "stayawake"coffee NAS-based commands' repres- large chop, and make it lean." refreshments and door prizes. | <
Hunter Force Atlantic Fleet. ; to use cold fresh water; entatives. Waiter: "Which way, sir?" ofr




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Top InJAU I. 1. I' ,. .
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olle ball Event I f 'I 1... t

| Florida State University's I : ) 4. ( : .. '. .L-..
vored Seminoles racked up an

|1 record to capture the Florida

late AAU Volleyball Champion.ip Martin Howard GarnerAllNavy

Saturday at Mainside gym. ,

FSU lost only once, to Jax

avy, in tourney play. Jax Navyok Boxing TitlesTwo

second place honors with a

12 record while St. Petersburg
jnished third with 3-9 and Pine- i : Jax Navy boxers are kings of the fleet today in,

sUe Air Force Base wal in the their respective weight classes following the A 11-N a v y

liar with an 0-9, mark. Tourney last week at N S Norfolk.

The event was an athletic firsi r- Hard-hitting Billy Martin Navy heavyweight king in 1956,

Ir the Station. copped the 139pound'champion- gained the verdict over the

I The Southeastern, AAU Vol- ship while Lawrence Howard put crowd-pleasing Hansen.IN .

yball tournament which was away his opponent in the 165- ADDITION to Lee and

ated for Mainside gym Satury pound finals.HOWARD. Louson, another A 11 N a v y
\ has been switched to Atlanta. AND Martin are defendedhis
champion successfully
currently training in Norfolk toga when Willie Branch of

[4 Teams Answer prior to fighting in the Inter- LantFleet (U S S Yellowstone)
service Tourney at Bolling AFB,
pulled out a split over
AS Softball Call Washington; D. C., April 1415. NorthLant's Don Grant.

I Mainside Intramural Softball Chuck Phillips, veteran Jax I Thurman Fritz of SouthLant

[>t underway Tuesday with 24 Navy coach, was chosen as one I (Key West) was put on ice byLantFleet's
of two mentors to direct the All-
|ams taking part in Americand I Chuck Brady in the
National League action. Navy squad. 112-pound (flyweight) division.
For Martin, classy belter from
|American League teams include N Atlantic Fleet boxers made a
VP-16, the win was long coming,
ron 109, VU-10, FAW-11, successful defense of the All-
having lost in the 1956 All-Navy
AH-l, NARTU, VF-22, VF173, .. Navy team title, gaining five
.. finals to Tabby Lee in the 125-
IP-IB, MARTD, VA-104, Fasronx titles.
AT AAU SPIKE TOURNEY Florida State's Jim Reynolds pound class.
I ((5) is shown ready to return volley of Jax Navy's Gene LEE HARD.hitting boatswain's SOUTH ATLANTIC Region,
I The Nati nal League includes Byron. ((4)) during heated action in the Florida AAU Volley- mate from Atlantic Fleet (USS' with six 6ND boxers gaining the

ospital, Operations, 679th AC- !. ball Tournament Saturday at Mainside gym. Florida States's Cascade) won his third straight finals, took second place with
powerful squad barely topped Jax Navy for the state AAU
RON, ComFairJax, VA-15, de- three crowns.In .
All-Navy 125-pound crown,
crown. St. Petersburg and Pinecastle AFB rounded out the
Jedical, Supply, VAP-26, FAW- four team field.DUCK. cisioning Pacific Region's Eddie other bouts, Jim Driver of
J, Marines, VA-44 and VW-4. Garcia. NorthLant (Great Lakes) deci-

I No results were available at Martin gained the nod over I' sioned Bob Wright, Atlantic

ess time. WEATHER Ron Barucs of Pacific Region Fleet bantamweight and Ernest
while Howard, of VF-43, chilled I Curtiss (LantFleet) gained a de-

Charlie Theobald of N NorthLant'. cision over Pacific Region's Gar-

Jax Park Goes HALTS GOLFERSLeaky (PRNC), 1957 All-Navy 156- field Gray in the welterweight

title-holder fighting ( ) class.
pound now (147-pound
skies that hurled a torrent of rain on the local
'B/g/ League'A area Sunday forced postponement of the first annual NAS as a middleweight. Following the Interservice
I weathereda bouts the team will
I lroward's opponent All-Navy
preview of this year's Jax-Cecil Field Mixed Two-Ball Scotch Foursome Tourney. I
major beating from the Jax slugger compete against a team of CYO
league baseball isIn
race I
First round matches have been
Westmoreland and Mrs. Her- during second round action but champions at Chicago Stadium,
store for fans today and !
rescheduled for April 13 at Cecil
couldn't the bell openingthe April 24.
man Gingrich and George Riley.IN answer
'aturday with the annual pil- will
Field. Second round activity
third stanza. Gov. William Stratton of Ill-
rammage of the "big boys"o take place at various times between GOLF activity last Satur-
SIXTH NAVAL District earned inois invited the Navymen to
( the Jacksonville Ball Park. April 14-20 at NAS Jax. day, Ted Scantlebury posted a further glory when Green CoveSpring's the tourney, with proceeds of the

k-aukee The world champion Mil- l THIRD ROUND play is listed net 63 to capture the Full Handi- 132-pound walloper, event going towards the Navy-
Braves, parents of their week at Cecil cap vs Par Tourney at the NAS decis- Memorial Stadium.
for the following John Dixon, earned a split Marine Corps
Jacksonville namesake, face round action moved' Jax course. in the
with final ion over Dale Malley
jhe Los Angeles Dodgers in a NAS Jax. Bob Johnson and Erwin Scott
back to April 27 at lightweight class.
330() tilt
| today. turned in net 65s for second Gaskill Karrh
The American Second and third round matches Twoother Jax Navy ringmen, ,
and place honors while Ace Johnson light-heavy Henry Pearson and
will be played on day
hampion New York Yankeesnd
Philadelphia Phils meet time 'mutually agreed upon by I finished third with 70. Richard Hansen, heavyweight, Propel Fliers

opposing four-somes. Other low net scores included were defeated after getting into
aturday at the park,
ball Smith and Bob White both the final.
Bob ,
scratch after
Iso at 1330.Reserved Play will be from To Tennis WinThe
teams placed in flights ac- 71, Harry Ferguson, 72, and E. W. Pearson lost to WesPac's Stan
seat price is two are
Harville, 74. I Johnson while Roy Louson, All-
Jax tennis team
their Navy
ollars, general admission i i cording to three-quarter ,

125. handicaps. ..... sparkled by Dick Gaskill of V A-.

EVERYONE interested in golf 15 and Calvin Karrh, NARTU

aboard the two Stations is invited turned in its second wiry of the

II Marine to enter the competition. season Saturday, defeatingStetson
Keg chance at the at the Fifth and Perry,
All will have a ., .
'..... Sts. courts.
ourney NearsThe winners' pot because of hand- ''I: :
icaps which will offset differ- ... r.I. '""":' The Flier netmen had smooth
fourth annual All-Marine ablity. f going against the Hatters, recording -
ences playing '
owling Tournament will get .,.:: a '7-2 verdict, losing one
NAS Jax .
The .list
nderway April 7 at Parris Is- entry singles and one doubles, duringthe
and, S, C. to date includes; Mr. and Mrs. y', nine-match contest.

The Jacksonville entry will Roy Reed, Mr. and Mrs. Ace :' N } Gaskill, Karrh, Merl Sellers,
Mrs. Jack Tefft and ,
onsist of five keglers from Johnson George Brown, Alice Struble and ;\.').::'::.: "'< f. Sg k:,:; Roger MacDonald and Roger
: Beidler all defeated
arine Aviation Detachment at I.t ,' their op-
Rod 'lj
Wilson Mr and Mrs. ; { .
Jack '
ATTCenter and one man from }\ .v 1 ponent in straight sets in singles
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Gus- d. .
Pinney, .
he .
| NAS Marine Barracks. competition.Jax
hanas,< Mrs. Dick Mills and Red : .,
Navy's lone loss this
Comprising the team are: rt; # year.came

[Red" Greenwood, 172; Steve All-Stars .. ... at the hands of the U. of
layer, 172. John Burner, 175; Marine Florida, following a seasonopening -

red Sivicky, 175; Karl Booth, Win Charity TiltThe p''" win over Jax Univ.
170 The racquet-wielders next
all of MAD, and Harold o.
askowski, 170, of the Marine Marine All-Stars defeateda match is Saturday at 1300 at the

Barracks. Navy All-Star team, 87-67, ina '( downtown Fifth and Perry Sts..
at site against Davidson College.
benefit basketball game
To be .eligible for All-Marine ..,
Pearl Harbor last week. The two clubs will also meet
lay, personnel must compile a f !

|170 average or higher in league Don Lange, San Diego MCRD ... x' Monday at the same place.
Leathernecks with "' /4or':1: :" .v -
(competition.The star, led the
HARVEST Members of the Jax Navy "How'd with
Navy scorer was BOUNTIFUL you get along
tourney, slated to run 21 points. High DesLant with boxing team display trophies they won during the Sixth Naval your wife in that fight the other
[through April 11, will be composed Dave Cottrell of District South Atlantic Regional, and All-Nary Tournaments. night?"
of singles, doubles and 15 markers. Having a fine season Jax Navy has two All-Nary champs and
team Proceeds from the tilt were two runners<-up. Admiring trophies are left to right. Henry "Aw, she came crawling to me
action. divided between the Navy- Pearson 178-pound All-Navy runnerup; Chuck Phillips, coach on her hands and knees."
Memorial Stadium and Richard Hansen All-Navy runner-up in the heavyweight "Yeah, what did she say?"
The All-Navy Air WeaponsMett I Marine Corps division. All-Navy champions. Billy Martin. 139-pounder, and 'Come out from under that
is scheduled for the weekof fund and the Navy Relief So- Lawrence Howard. 165. are in Norfolk training for the Inter- "

.Apri] 14 at El Centro NAS,| ciety. (AFPS) service Tourney. April 1415. bed, you worm.


Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 3 April 1958

U New Cuts Face &DB

Navy; Defense FOR RENT

3-Rm Furn. Apt. 2854 Corin-
} ; .t thian Ave (Ortega). $35 Mo.
Spending UpThe Miller.

Y.y % 2-Bdrm. Unfurn. Apt 4715
Chief of Naval
i ,5 i Palmer St $80 Mo. EV-9-4072.
told Congress the Navy may 4 w" Evenings. Travis.

have to lay up more ships and JaT 2Bdrm. Unfurn. House 5420
close more shore stations be-
Wesconnett Blvd. Contact Parks
cause of economy, according to
next door. Call EV-9-5386 after
Navy Times.At .
,,4:30: p.m. Parks ARC, NAS Jax.
the same time, Defense FOR SALE

Secretary Neil McElroy said he 7-Rm House. 4373 GaribaldiAve.

will ask Congress for about $1.5 (Ventia). $15,500. Liberal
billion more in supplemental ap- Terms inc. FHA. Comdr Gillock.

propriations for 1958-1959. Li 3-Bedrm House. 5233 Sea-

Admiral Arleigh Burke told s 3' t tt spray Ave. GI Equity $1,000.
!I he House Armed Services EV41036. Bracewell.

Committee that the Navy must I 3-Bdrm House. 4333 Gari-

be down to 630,000 men by July I baldi Ave. EV42898. Whitaker

1959, a cut of 45,000 men. The : after 6 p.m.

Navy needs at )least 675.COO' men, Sale or Rent: 3 Bdrm Unfurn.

he said. House. 318 Barland Dr. '(Cedar

But money saved by the man- .. .. ,, _.,.':""--- .-" "" '" >_.-""' .""" ." ,.,".,., .........,.,.,..,- Hills), GI Equity. EV96419.
power cuts will be used "to- EXPLAINS COCKPIT APPROACH LL (jg) James Comdr. Mullins after 1700.
ward modernization and im- Willis, VA-44 (right) is explaining to members of the Florida MiscellaneousWanted
Highway Patrol the best way to approach cockpit and pilot ofa
provement of existing equipmentand Submarine Film downed plane. "Fighting" 44 held the safety instruction : Swap rides and or
procurement of new equip- course for Jax-area law enforcement officers. The men attended share car pool with personnel in
ment," he said.A Showing HereThe the lecture and demonstration before visiting the flight line the vie. of Paxon Center. 5C84
to look over the 'various types of seals installed in Jax-based
further squeeze is being put USS Holland, first sub- planes. Columbus Ave, Jax, 5, Fla.
on Navy manpower because of marine commissioned by the 1. Coffee ext-458 (NARTU) or EV-

the increased Polaris submarine Navy, on-April 11, 1900, cost 4-3815.
program, which needs 4,000; more Uncle Sam $150,000.In Law Enforcement Officers Wanted: Ride from 5811 Pearl

men immediately, according to 1957 it cost Hecht-Hill- Street to Mainside. Hrs 0730-
Navy Secretary Thomas Gates.I I Lancaster over $200,000 justto 1600. Mrs. Padgett- .xt-552 EL-

build sets representing the Get Plane Crash BriefingState 30361.

interior of a modern fleet Wanted: Riders. Riverside ((5-

New Foreman submarine for the Clark Gable- county and city law enforcement officers were Points area). Air-conditioned car.

Burt Lancaster film "Run I guests of Attack Squadon 44 last week for a two-hour coursein Mrs07001530.. EV81522.

Mechanic GetsCommendation Silent, Run Deep", which is jet aircraft rescue procedures.The .
currently playing the Five
course included different
pilots from them with the Quick Action
] Points Theatre in Jax. types of ejection seats and de-

The movie was premiered monstrations on how to remove phasis on safety, for both the (Continued from Page 1))
Capt. Ira N. Curtis, NAS Jax April 2 simultaneously in pilot and the rescuer.
Public Works Officer, presenteda 420 cities. House passage of the bill, said
superior achievement award to The consisted of mem- he felt the services could absorb
The U. S. Navy, anxious to group
Claude Madrin last Friday. present the submarine servicein Deadly Wallop bers of the Highway Patrol, the the added cost if necessary.

The award was granted by an authentic manner, went Duval County Road Patrol, FRANCIS TOLD the sub-
the commanding officer of the all out in cooperation. The Possessed By Green Cove Springs Patrol, Jack- committee the House bill retainsin
sonville Police and Jackson- the large measure the four
USS Redfish a fleet sub witha
Long Beach, Calif., Naval Ship-
yard where Madrin served as brilliant World War II record RAT MissileThe ville Beach City Police. most important Cordiner re-

Foreman Mechanic. was detailed to the pro- Following the demonstrationon commendations.He .
duction and "plays" the role RAT, a revolutionary said these include two new
Madrin ejection seats and how they
recently transferred to of the USS Nerka, the sub rocket-assisted torpedo, will give officer and two new enlisted
NAS Jax In the position of Fore- work, the group watched the
of the screenplay. Navy destroyers a deadly new grades; increased pay raises
NAS Jax Fire
man Mechanic (Utilities) and is Department put throughtout the structure
the senior civilian in Utilities "Sunday punch" against cub- out a fire on the mat and were pay ;
for EMs and modified
pro pay a
Division of.. Public Works. marines.To conducted around various typesof
jet aircraft. longevity system.
11 EMs Here
Capt. Curtis, in presenting the S be installed on antisub* One change the Pentagon
award, reviewed the accom- (Continued from,Page 1)) marine warfare destroyers in Lt (jg) A. L, Bean conductedthe would like is designed to give

plishments of Madrin while at A recent All-Nav announcedthe convoy escorts later this year, demonstration on .ejectionseats the Secretary of Defense authority -
Long Beach. I modifications which the system will extend by many explaining the general to establish overall criteria

They included development ofa the time in ""service required change of square miles the sub-kiling capabilities operation of those on the A-4D and policies to be followed by
power plant manual which participating personnel. of these vessels. Skyhawk, the F9F-8 Cougar and all of the Services in compiling
st standardized the TV trainer. their critical skills list.
operating procedures :- UNDER THE new plan, per- Armed with either nuclear or
> for equipment operation; sonnel must serve only one year conventional warheads, the RAT How to, approach the aircraft In the House-passed bill, the
establishment of an enviable instead of two years for each system consists of search and de- and pilot removal procedureswere .Authority to determine skills

safety record which was' maintained yea r or traction of educa- tection equipment, apd a launcher discussed by Lt (jg) J. S. which are' critical rests with the

without sacrifice to quant- tion 'and the interval between which is fitted to present five- Willis, following welcome and service Secretaries, rather than

ity of work; an increase in qual- two-year 'phases has been reduced inch gun mounts and utilizes introductory remarks by Comdr.T. with the Defense boss.
ity control of water treatmentof I fire control devices with GEN. TWINING,
from four years to two. existing R. Sedell, VA-44 commanding queried on
boiler feed water. I slight modification. officer. the question of pro pay for
Under the
new system the
--.-...... .. .. .. -- officers, which i i is ,desired by
overall length of the program is _
:stennis, said he felt the services
Training Class reduced from four years to two.
;'S?'j. i'C, .> were already recongnizing special
Completion of education at the
(Continued from Page 1)) skills in officers.
baccalaureate level will
qualify ? w:'. } More and more officers are be-
patients assist in receational who otherwise st }
; persons are eligi :-
4 ': coming specialists, he said, and
activities for patients; teach ble, for: "commission.Personnel "those who are best in their
simple crafts to patients; serve +'.'4t..;r
presently in the pro- skills are the ones who get pro-
in the hospital and innumerable
library; gram and applicants for 1958 $ ( \ moted." But, he added, officers,
other tasks at the
Hospital.The entry will be:administered under, unlike many enlisted specialists,

the new pattern unless the individual .a..?tl..':.,?,,..,,;.x CY, ., ,tea: also have to exercise Important

only qualifications are ,a notifies BuPers before ;.;? 2 ;'' ? 4 # command responsibilities.Sen. .

sincere interest in the welfare of I April 10, 1958, of a desire to remain Stennis -said his sub.
patients and ability to serve at under the original pro- committee is hopeful that it can
least one-half day a week. Thereis visions.'LongTimer7. complete its recommendationsduring

no age limit. the Easter Recess, April

Mrs. Fleshman NAS extension 2 14 the Journal said.

8136, can give further information HeadsFor ;v ,
or it can be obtained from }Q3.4 Blowfish are able to inflate

the Red Cross business office at San Diego DutyBette \tay their bodies with air or waterto

the Hospital. Orlando, PN3, attachedto .. .,.. balloon-like proportions possibly -'
PO-1 Division of NAS Jax, --'ltjf' 'ii'i"i: '> r ,;ii;,{ '' ;y.;, ti', Nf' 1 for protection.A .

Officer to Wave "No Miss who has in the HOW THE RAT ATTACKS Ship's sonar detects enemy blowfish in
: anti had duty submarine ((1)) as fire control system immediately computes the oceanariumat
Smith! When somebodyap- Personnel Department Leave, range and distance information ((2)) and aims RAT. Torpedo-, Marineland, however, puffsup
proaches your sentry post, you Liberty and Commuted Rations bearing rocket is fired ((3)) and airframe separates opening and wedges'himself into
are to say "Halt! Who goes office since August 1955, left first parachute ((4)). Parachute is released ((5) and second para- rocks on the floor of the tankto
there?" and not "Stop! Or Monday, Mar. 31, for further chute opens easing RAT into ocean ((6)). Torpedo begins search protect itself against the cur-.
pattern ((7)) until contact with sub is made. then RAT pur- .
I'll scream! duty at NTC, San Diego. Calif. sues target ((8)) by sound signal and finally makes the attack ((9)). rent.