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Good News For Many Here

I & E offices aboard the upped to AEC (A) on July AEC, will take on those rates.
Station are bursting with 16. To be rated chief on Jan.
good news, dear to the heartof Next NATTCenter contin- 16, 1959, will be Norman Ben-
many Navymen. The advancement gent to make chief, effective sene, AEC; Richey Blackwell,
;: in rates from the Sept. 16, will include George AEC; Lesley Jackson, AEC;
February exams are "in". Bunch, Ralph Callahan, Ken- Robert Mikesell, AEC; David'
At NAS, 12 were selectedfor neth Marks and Thomas Wil- Roby, AEC; Charles White,
: : first class;' 21 for second, son, all to AEC (A). SHC, and Floyd Wright, AEC.
pnd 25 will "make third" on Effective Nov. 16, William Five other CPOs were selected -
May 16.From Brown, AEC; Edwin Chepan, and in the E-5 pay
NATTCenter came AKC; William Curran, AEC; grade, seven AEs were rated,

.word that 25 first class will George Davis, AQC; Billy and one each in AK, JO, PN,
:F a;.:,x ,, ; 3t switch to "hard hats". Firstof Dowdy, AEC; Richard Fick, RD, TDR and YN.
AEC; Clinton Graff, AEC; Five AEs were chosen for
the will be James
group George McCahan, AEC; Ro- ,E-4 pay grade; two AKs,
Kennedy, Paul McConihayand bert Mob 1 ley, AEC Donald three AOs, and. one each in

Ernest Petroski, to be Shipley, AKC, and Jim Wade, (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 2)) '


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1 Vol. 16 No. 6 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Florida 8 May 1958
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"WHO WEARS SHORT SHORTS" Sailors and airmen ,
aboard NAS Jax have once again heralded hot weather by
donning "summer uniform" of shorts. Local Air Force men Gliding Craft
can be cool as well as stylish with their authorized knee socks.
Talking over the situation are, left to right, A3/c Jesse Kelley,
Bucky Cater SN, A3/c Edward Stack and George EdwarS? Makes Perfect
PN3. Kelley and Stack are with the 679th AC&W Squadron
while Cater works at the Station brig and Edwards in NAS
Administration division. Landing HereA

Fatter Pay Check Seen FAWTU Jax jet pilot and
his student passenger glided toa
perfect landing at NAS Jax

Starting With June 1 last than powerless Saturday 10 miles aircraft.after over flying Jax more in a Lik'- IL! i i7

House Senate differences being readily resolved, Defense Lt. Dennis Brown, instructor- /7 ti
officials believe military pay legislation will be sent to the pilot attached to the Fleet All-
Weather Training Unit here, and
President_ for signature at any time.
Senate version of the bill, as Lcdr. Steve Shea, hJs} student,
drafted by an Armed Services again to $577 million, by modest took off from NAS Jax for New
subcommittee, accepted the De- changes in the pay schedulesand York at 1150 that day, and be-
fense revised pay scales pro- by introducing a new pro- gan a climb to 40,000 feet.

posed on April 24, with but vision a "responsibility" incentive AT 14,000 feet, however the

minor modifications.THE for' officers estimated to plane's engine began "vibrating ----
HOUSE legislation- over- cost $12 million the first year. violently," Lt. Brown reported.The INSPECTING ENGINE Examining dismantled engine
whelmingly approved, carriedFY PASSED IN unanimous action vibration was so great that caused them quite a bit of concern during a recent flightare
Lt. Dennis Brown. cleft( ) and Lcdr. Steve Shea, both of
1959 costs of 683 million dol-
by the Senate April 29, the leg- that he decided to return to FAWTU Jax. While on a routine mission at 14,000 feet, the
lars. The DOD revisions scaled islation is in conference between: NAS Jax, but he hadn't counted TV-2 jet piloted by Lt. Brown began violent vibrations.. caus
the House bill downward in the two Armed Services groups on returning in exactly the man- ing him to "flame out" and head for home in a glide of more
most officer and EM grades, I for a final compromise.It ner he did. than 10 miles. Lcdr.- Shea was with him as a student. The
bringing the total to about $512 craft was landed safely.Mayport .
is expected the basic scales As vibrations continued, Brown
decided in conference may come knew that the possibility of the
The Senate raised the figure even closer to the House ver- engine exploding increased with Open House Is

(Pleas turn to Page 8, CoL 3)) (Please turn to Page 6, CoL 5))
Relief -- -

Navy Eyes Goal { Area AF Day HighlightA

gala Open House at NAAS Mayport will be the local

Of highlight of the Armed Forces Day program slated for May
$25,000Geared 17, with all branches of the_ armed services participating.An .
action-packed program is
for action and armed being arranged for Mayport, fea- ment and material from all
with enthusiasm, hundreds of turing demonstrations never branches of the armed services.
key men from naval activitiesas seen before by the public in the Plans are afoot to bring a
far north as NAS Glynco, Ga. Jax area. carrier back home to Mayportfor
and as far south as NAS San- THE PROPOSED schedule of Open House ceremonies, a-
ford, began 'to make their pres- events includes a demonstrationby long with several other vessels.
ence felt as the annual drive for a sea sled, also known as a Much of the action will center
{ i4' Y r{?+{{H j and basin at
funds for the Navy Relief Society swamp buggy; frogman pickupby around the 'piers
commenced this week. a crash boat, featuring the Mayport.
An overall goal of $25,000 has Navy's famed underwater de- Actually, the Armed Forces
_______ observance is week-long
been established for activities molition experts; a helicopterpickup Day
benefiting from the Jacksonville of a man from a raftat affair in Jacksonville this year.
Auxiliary of. the Society The sea; tugboat fire-fighting de- USO PAL Week, formerly USO
Jax auxiliary serves Navymenand monstration; crash-fire demon- Pal Day, will be held May 11-
their families stationed with stration, with a salvageable air- 18. During the week, various
commands at NAS Jax, NAS craft put to flame; take off of civic clubs will have area serv-
Cecil Field, NAAS Mayport, NAS the Navy's giant P5M seaplane, icemen as guests at luncheon.A .
Sanford, NS Green Cove Springs, ..... .m.a..xr.._ and fly-overs by Navy and Air. military ball is slated for
and NAS Glynco, Ga. "LOSE ANY BEES MAC?" Last Saturday, a swarm of National Guard aircraft. May 13 at the George Washington -
"We are looking for a faster bees in search of a quean decided an aircraft of VP-5 was a A HOST of static displayswill Hotel Auditorium. Churches -
start this than in the good substitute. Although the plane crew appreciated the in the area will observe the
year past, be included. On display
honor they found the task of pre.flighting the plane was com-
said Capt. Kenneth Wheeler, plicated by the bees' presence. Local apiarians were called to will be the latest Navy and Air occasion on May 18, with spe-
chairman of the drive. "I think see if they were missing any of their charges but no go. Sunday Force aircraft; the Army's giant cial religious ceremonies plan-
every man in the Navy should evening the bee were still clustered on the plane's nose M-47 tank; a Marine amphibious ned.
but were gone Monday morning .. must'Te seen somethingmore
(Please turn Page 6. CoL 5)) attractive. tractor, and various other equip I (Please turn to Page 6. Col. 4))

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2'p' JAX AIR NEWS 8 May

JfI SAVINGS BOND I Navy Relief Only RecourseFor 8I I

PUSH STILL ON Unfortunate FamiliesThis
MAS Jack on'rUl.
Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr. ....... .... . .. .. Commanding Officer Efforts to raise the per-
Comdr. Robert H. Smith ...... .. ._ .... .. ." .. Executive OfficerCommander is the time of the year when we hearken to the appeal

Adm. Wendell G. Switzer rte...t...Air. JacksonvilleRear .. .. .. ... ....,.. ........... .. centage military and of participation civilian of of the Navy Relief Society, a most important and worthwhile f ti;
Capt. S. S. Scare/, Jr. .... ........... .. .... .. ..... .. ............. Chief of Staff person- organization which helps the Navy take care of its own.
*Ht..j Wing Qevea. nel at NAS Jax in the pay-
Capt. Donald E. 'Macintosh .. .. .. ........... CommanderChief Most Navymen know what the Navy Relief Society is, and
'Capt. Thomas S. White .... ...................... .. .......... ... ... ......, Staff Officer roll savings plan for the pur- what it stands for. To present a better picture of what it can CIB
IfavallAlr Tachaloml Training Cantor chase of U. Bondsis
Capt. Charles! L. Moore Jr. .......... .... .. .. .. ... ... Commanding Officer S. Savings do for you, let's take a look at what the Society accomplishedlast
Comdr, Wilfred E. Flethmau .. Executive Officer continuing this week. S
then know what to expect in the future.
Naval Hospital year, we can
Capt. Alton C.' Abernethv ................ .. .. .. .... .. .... Commanding Officer Goal during the weeklonger of operation under the SIC
Capt. Marcy Shupp ...... ..... .. .... .. Executive Officer : drive, which is slated to Last year was the first full year new
...AKTC medical care for dependentsat
Capt. Norman O. Anderson . Commanding Officer end Friday, is to boost Naval provisions of law governing private
.. ..... .
Comdr. William E. Hardy Executive Officer Air Station's participation to government expense. e
MEDICARE PROGRAM there has beena
Printed commercially wth non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville Floridaat at least 65%. Civilian partici- UNDER THE NEW 81
no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVDCOS P-S9' marked decrease in Society assistance for doctors'. and hos- ...
Rev Nov. 1943. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel pation was slightly over 50% t(
et Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station Naval Air Technical Ta-alnln before this week's campaign, pital bills, particularly with respect to the. large bills with I(
Center Fleet Air Wing II, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. confronted. Out-
not infrequently
Naval hospital. while military participationwas which Navy families were
Service Information Officer .. Lcdr. J.V. Klrkllghter., Jr.Au.t. right grants for these purposes have had a significant drop,
S10 Andrew IL Planer about 25%. ,
Editor Gordon Robbie: Staff Reporters Jack Holmes PHI; John UbeD. true. But, the effect on the number of cases has not been in
JOSH; Ben Sylar, SNj Mary Ann Xlrchner. SN; Staff Photographer Jim Il
Moore. PH3. proportion.It .
The Jax Air News is a member of the Armed Forces Press !Sentc. comes about because under the new law, a much larger II(
Material In this be n-rt11t t.
appartaf publication can reprinted providing Too many modern novels provide -
given. Photographs unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy pboto- weak number of Navy families are now using civilian facilities. And,
rrspM. 'entertainment for the
Editorial office located In Room 290. Main Administration Building.Phone end.: for care in civilian hospitals, the first $25 of the charges must fI f
extensions (164, 8344. 171 or 211 in advance.
in most
be paid by the dependent, cases Many

"'., Navy families do not have this on hand and therefore, seek fL

Navy Relief Society help. The net result is, that while the 1L I

MOVIESMalnside i i: overall expenditure of Society funds for medical care has been 1Lc

less-due to the decrease in large grants and in the amounts for

which loans are provided the medical case load still remains
( and NATTCenter f: } s sy
: relatively high.ILLUSTRATIVE. h
movie daily, 1800 and 2000. Sat-
OF THIS GENERAL type of difficult situ- .u
urday, Sunday and holidays,
+'> ations is a case involving the wife of a chief petty officer. There
1400, 1800 and 2000. Hospital mo- .' '
\1 :" ', : ,, were two small children in the family and the wife was afflicted P
vie daily. 1900.)
';*i with a severe case of multiple sclerosis. Originally stricken I:

Thursday, May 8 several years before, her condition had deteriorated to the point s:

Mainside-Cattle Empire (color v 4i'J:1 } 2. .:, where she was not only unable to perform her household

western) with Joel McCrea and : duties and care for the children but was herself a burden.

Gloria Talbott. Also, Mobile i .,.;> The husband carried on as best he could, doing most of pel

Support and Bone Ranger. 'y..y.,...... ............... '............ the household work himself. Fortunately, he was on shore duty, elb

NATTCenter-Beast of Buda- : .. but as the situation became progressively worse he reached the
: ,..
pest (revolt in Hungary-drama) P T: end of his capability. As might be expected, also, he was a)

With Gerald Milton. Also, A Wag heavily in debt with large monthly obligations to his creditors. CJa'

Take and Feather Bluster. Mon- I It was clear that a housekeeper had to, be provided but this
I ';: .
ster and the Ape, Chapter II. :y< l. was well beyond the family resources. WORKING WITH THE .
'r. "
Hospital Sing Boy Sing ='9I a' .; -"f: MAN THE. entire situation was carefully evaluated by the S

(musical drama) with Tommy Navy Relief Society, and a plan was evolved whereby, he was V

Sands and Lili Gentle. Also enabled to meet his credit obligations, with the Society pro- b

Amphibious Assault and Clob ( viding the houskeeper until such time as he was in a positionto

Cat. take over this expense himself. ,
Friday, May 9 I \ ... ... ., Over a period of time and with the help of a reenlistment
Mainside Blood of Dracula' bonus, the debts were paid and the family was again solvent

and I Was A Teenage Frank _.,, ... ..._....-_.." '4>',,,,,,,,,,,,,R,,:,.,,,:,,,,;,,.,,,,,,," and financially independent. By this time, however, the wife's I
enstein (horror double feature), VETERAN OPERATOR Taking a brief respite from her condition was such that care at home was no longer II

1900 only telephone switchboard chores Mrs. Callie Self reminisces about feasibile and a nursing home had to be found and arrangements I

NA'IlTCenter-Cattle Empire. unusual happenings that have taken place during her many made for the care of the children. The chief's
stints at the board in the
past 17 There Station
years. were
no -
Hopital-Beast of mother took the children and the wife in home
Budapest. directories when Mrs. Self first came to NAS Jax necessitating was placed a
Saturday May 10 the memorizing of many Station and town phone nearby. The cost was moderate, 50 that, with his debts discharged g
Mainside-Ten North Frederick numbers. the man was then able to take care of this expense

(drama) with Gary Cooper and without undue burden. The total assistance from the Societycame S

Diana Varsi. One show, 1900' 'Plank Owner' Recalls to around $1,000 in outright grants money well spentto a
only, Early resolve a very unfortunate situation. u

,NATTCenter-Blood of Dracula IN ANOTHER CASE. THE SON of a second class petty

and I was a Teenage Frank- Phone Service On StationMrs. officer was born with a congenital deformity in the intestinal c d

enstein. tract that required a difficult and dangerous operation. The con- ti

Hospital-Cattle Empire. dition was diagnosed at a Naval hospital and an operation bya

Kiddie Matinee-Delicate Delinquent Callie Self may well be called a "plank owner" of specialist. in Boston was recommended. Even then the child

(comedy) with Jerry NAS Jax, having worked on the Station telephone switch- was given only an even chance to live. The mother, of course, Ieel

Lewis. board since 1941, a short time after the base opened.- had to accompany the child to Boston with consequent expense ela'

Sunday. May 11 She was employed at first raced 'for transportation, room, and board while there. '
to the Station, the veteran
Mainside Kathy 0' (color by a contractor, however, in Two operations were required with the child returning c''
telephone doesn't know. ,
drama) with Dan Duryea and May of her first year here, Mrs. And home between them. The Society underwrote these extra ex- b
she says she had never seen
Jan 'Sterling. Self passed the civil service penses the doctors and most of the hospital bills were paid
so many newspapermen in her
NATTCenter-Ten North Frederick exam for switchboard operator. life by the government under the Medicare bill.]] The cost to the
from the
as appeared press.
SHE Society was some $800', but the operations and
HAD been trained in SHE HAD not been told not were successful
Hospital Blood of Draculaand the boy is normal hb
telephone work before comingto to call downtown fire companies, now a healthy child.
I was a Teenage Franken CASES SUCH AS THESE
NAS Jax."When but she said, "I sure caused a AND others of a similar natureare
stein. I first came here," Mrs. big hullaballoo." indicative of the problems that still confront Navy peopleand 01bl

Monday May 12 Self declared," there were no for which Navy Relief is the only recource.

Mainside-Thing That Couldn'tDie station directories and no restricted I Your contribution to Navy Relief makes handling of such

(horror) with William Rey- extensions. When a call li cases as those above, much easier. There is no doubt about it,
nolds and Andrea Martin. Also, came through for "outside," I .,. f' you truly and honestly give to something worthwhile when you

Hula Happy. had to do the dialing out. donate your fair share to Navy Relief.Don't .
: ,
NATTCenter-Kathy O. "During that time, I was on _, ,'. .." '
; ,::::::::: .,.."." :::':':" ":.
Hospital-Ten North Frederick. the job seven days a week and

Tuesday, May 13 because of lack of phone' direc- Believe All Signs I

Mainside-High Cost of Loving tories, we had to keep extension

(comedy drama) with Jose Ferrer numbers and many outside numbers Pity the poor out-of-town mo- small town of about 2,000 in

and Gena Rowlands. Also, Tom's in our heads," continuedMrs. torist traveling toward town on central Florida, just south of

Photo Finish.NATTCenter. Self, stating "It was sort of State Road 211 (Ortega Blvd.) the Ocala National Forest.

Thing Th a tCouldn't rough at times." I who believes in road signs.A An Air News reporter surveyed -

Die.HospitaJ.Kathy. ONLY ONCE during her 17 misplaced travelers' ambassador the scene last week and B

O. years service at the switchboard ) in the form of one of counted 73 cars in a half-hour

Wednesday, May 14 has she had an unusually excit- these signs at Verona Ave. and whose drivers passed by the

Mainside Robbery Under ing experience.A Ortega Blvd. could cause much wayward sign without noticing p:
Arms (color drama) with Peter fire broke out on the Station mayhem and confusion.It anything unusual.

Finch and Robert Lewis, Also, and she called the Jacksonvillefire could if anyone ever no- Near the end of the vigil, one mC

Monster and the Ape, Chapter department. That' did it. tices it. You see, it announces driver came by who seemed to

III. How many pieces of apparatus proudly to the world that you spy something different.The .

NATTCenter High Cost' of are now entering Umatilla city sign is still there, daring
Loving. Daffynishun Horse sense : limits. notice it. People keepon a
Hospital-Thing That Couldn'tDie. That which is so scarce that only There's nothing wrong with
WAYWARD SIGN Don'tbelieve going by, oblivious. as to foPage
the horses have it. everything you see. that except that Umatilla is a where they live.t .


8 May 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

I Plan Peek At Planet With Navy Balloon HelpTwo

Navy ballon flights this THE ADMIRAL said the men que of high altitude astronomical that have been sent curving two .ryi

fall "should give a real clue" to I expect to be able to measure the observation, which a number of or three earth radii out into spaceto
the possibility of life on Mars.
That view was expressed recently water vapor content and the eminent astronomers and obser- test whether a sparse medium ,

by Rear Adm. Rawson oxygen of the Martian atmos- vatories predict will lead to start- actually fills the void between

Ben 'tt, Chief of Naval Re- phere. ling advances in astronomy and the earth and the sun. I
search, before the American In- "What they discover," he said, astrophysics. "By probing more than 1,000,

stitute of Electrical Engineers in "may solve the mystery of those SUMMING UP other Navy re- feet down into the Greenland ice

Chicago. canals and should give us a real search, the admiral said: "Living cap, there have been recoveredcores

Admiral Bennett said two sci- clue as to the possibility of life organisms have been recovered which carry in their undis-

entists will ride the ballon up to turbed annual layers of snowfalla
as we know it on Mars. from ocean depths never before
80,000 feet and use a 16-inch record of the earth's climate

telescope! to obtain the first clear Admiral Bennett said this flight reached.We reaching back as far as 2,000

look at Mars.Veteran. "will inaugurate a new techni- have received radio signals years." (AFPS)

VP-18 I l fI f :

1 kfFqfl<< C GllOtll; I ,. IIC f'S

Officer Retires >> cWEEP ... -
I'l $}1S7j: 't. employee of the month.

From ServiceMembers
,,,... Got a few suggestions MOTHER'S DAY Supply Employee
of Patrol Squadron on how to promote fire

18 bid a formal farewell to Lcdr. A safety in your home. Sunday May 11 Award Goes To

Levyn Pleasant in retirement the 0930-Sunday School for ages
First recognize
ceremonies last week. L 3 through adults, Bldg. 722;

Lcdr. Pleasant advanced the e. possibility that fire may Service of Divine Worship, R. B. Mclaughlin
strike home. Instruct -
hard way, working up from the b your Chaplain Osman.1100Service .
whitehat ranks. your family how of Divine Worship, Congratulations to R. B.

Early tours of duty took Lcdr. J 1 t to save their lives if you Chaplains Reagan and Davis. McLaughlin, CS2, chosen Sup-

Pleasant aboard the USS Mary- were to awake tonightand 1800-Teen-age Fellowship, ply personality of the month for

land, USS Colorado, NAS Pen- smell smoke.Be Bldg. 722.1900United. May in recognition of outstand-

sacola and NAS Jax. sure windows are Fellowship of Pro- ing performance of duties.

While serving here, he was not stuck in a closed testants, Bldg. 722.Monday McLaughlin, first uniformedman
to be given the award, is
promoted to chief then was upp- position and that older May 12
ed to ensign, all during the same assigned to Cold Storage Stores
1900-Singspiration, Bldg. 722
tour. children know how to Section, Material Division.His .

Lcdr. Pleasant's first tour as release screens from in- Thursday May 15 principal duties are to receive -

1600-Junior Choir Rehearsal, store and issue bulk pro-
an officer was with Carrier Air- side.
Bldg. 722.1915A11. visions which require refrigeration -
craft Service Units 21 and 23
at NAS Norfolk.He If a fire does strike, Saint's Chapel Choir and to coordinate require-

also served aboard the USS make sure you get Rehearsal, All Saints' Chapel. ments, schedule and inspect deliveries -

Saginaw 'Bay, USS Midway, everyone out of the ST. EDWARDS' CHAPEL and supervise loadingof

VP-8 and O&R Norfolk, and has house. And call fire de- Schedule of Masses provisions to vessels at NAAS

been with VP-18 since 1954. Mayport.
immediately. Sunday May 11
partment Because of wide experienceand

08301000SundayDaily thorough knowledge in the

Membership In. handling and storing of provi-
Civilian Employee Cafeteria 0630-St.. Edward's Chapel sions, McLaughlin has been designated -

Saturday assistant supervisor of
Group 0800-St. Edward's ChapelST. the Cold Storage Section.In .

Makes Operational Change assignment, "Mac" has
Plans' Now OpenEnrollment Naval Hospital done an outstanding job with-

in Enthusiastic: reaction by patrons has greeted first week opera- 0630-Catholic Mass out regard to normal working

tion of the Civilian Cafeteria, Building Two, which came under hours.A .
group plans of Blue Cross and
0930-Service of Divine Wor-
this week. with 14
new management career man years
Blue Shield is offered Naval Air
Szabo Food Service, Inc. of ship, Chaplain Bryant service, McLaughlin has received -
Station civilian employees in the also located in Building Two will Latter Saints (Mormon- Service
N.C. is new concessionaire, tak- Day the National Defense
annual membership drive now remain the hours of 0800
ing over from Morrison's Food on to Tuesday 1930-Bldg. 751. Medal, Korean Medal, Navy Occupation -

underway.Interested employees have until Service, which had operated the 1300. Christian Science-Tuesday 1900 Medal and the third

cafeteria for several years. Breakfast hours are 0630 to -Bldg. 751. award on the Good Conduct
close of business next Wednes-
PATRONS have found no big 0800 at the main cafeteria. Also Medal.
day (May 14)) to submit applica-
served the concessionaire is
tions. change in prices, but it's hoped by

that with improvement in serv- the canteen in Supply Building Credit UnionAuctioning
Present members will be allowed 110, lower deck, from 0630-
ice and an expected increase in open 20mm Cannon
to make changes in cov- 0800 and 1100-1230. !
volume, there'll be an opport- CarThe
erage of existing policies, suchas unity to reduce prices. Activities of the mobile can- I
changing from single to family Jax Navy Federal Cre- Said To Own
Manager of the cafeteria is teen unit, for years a fixture for
contracts or adding Blue Shield civilians employed in outlyingareas dit Union has for sale to the
Donald Gates, an exNavymanwith
benefits.To 12 years experience in food of the Station, also will be highest bidder a 1957 Mer- Strong WallopAn
for BC-BS intact. cury Monterey Phaeton with
apply group service operations. He comes to kept

membership, personnel will be Jax from Automatic Electric Co. The Civilian Employees Food all the extras, including radio, aircraft under-wing
furnished cards. These should be cafeteria in North Lake, Ill. Services Board is responsible for Mercomatic, power steeringand
container carrying a double-
completed in detail and returnedto the civilian cafeteria operation. foam rubber cushions.No .
Headquarters of Szabo Food barreled 20 mm automatic can-
bid under $2263 how-
their departmental personnel Gordon is chair- ,
Service Inc., is in Chicago. Among King, Supply, ever, will be accepted.The non with eight times the firing
office. man of the Food Services Board.In .
plants having cafeterias operatedby car may be seen at rate of its WWII counterpart is
behalf he
of the Board
assures -
this firm are Pratt and Whit- all that rear of Credit Union, Building currently undergoing evaluationat
ney, W. Palm Beach, Fla., several employees every the Naval Aviation Ordnance
39. If interested, call exten-
MDBS Due effort will be made to have the
Payments Western Electric and Boeing Air- sion 8507. Test Station, Chincoteague, Va.
Mutual Death Benefit So- cafeteria serve the needs and
craft plants and many hospitals.A I Firing 4,000 high-explosive
desires of employees.
ciety members are remindedthat I
FEATURE of the new oper- shells per minute, the weapon,
assessment Nos. 94 and
ation is a budget luncheon which to be dubbed Mark II, looses its
95 are payable now through
has proven popular through flood of projectiles at a target
May first days of this week. with awe-inspiring effect.
no payment
be accepted after the closing Based on an entree, such as Navy officials say the con-

date. roast beef au jus for 55 cents, tainer greatly increases an air-

you can get a vegetable and craft's versatility and variety of

potato, or two vegetables, bread its interchangeable armament,

Due or roll and butter, for 75 cents.A adding cannon to weapons already -
Payment 50 cent entree carries a total customarily carried externally -

Blue Cross-Blue Shield mem- luncheon price of 70 cents, and 3 such as rockets, guided
reminded that the next .
bers are
i so on. missiles and bombs.
payment is due May 12-13 and I c
checkor Cold plate luncheons are also b Rear Adm. Paul Stroop, Chiefof
must be made either by
being served plus a wide vari- the Bureau of Ordnance, indicated -
order payable
money ety of other foods to select from. f+: Iope ww= .,. +N 3% that with the Mark II
Cross of Florida, Inc. 'RY ry}H :}aiyY'+frl
All desserts and salads are ser- gun and pod meeting firepower

Hear about the Hollywood ved, too, and are made, as is all I''f .'v;o.'Hwm .. :;w- """" ":>,/ ,,,. .,,__,,,""" requirements of future attack
been married food, in the cafeteria kitchens. OUCHI! Douglas A4D-2 bomb rack mounts new Navy planes, there'll be a gain in air-
actress who has SERVING hours will remain 20-mm automatic double.barreled cannon capable of firing craft structural simplicity, since
fourteen times? 4,000 rounds a minute, eight times the rate of similar WWII
there would be need for internal -
She hates men, but is:: crazy 1100 to 1300 Mondays through gunds. Pod that contains cannon is attached with two simple no
about wedding cake. Fridays. The snack bar counter connections; can be Jettisoned Instantly in flight. fixed guns.



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4 JAX AIR NEWS 8 May 1958

BLOOD South Atlantic "

Force To Be N

.I Set Up. June 1 ( y !I cii Co

A new Naval command, to be
called the South Atlantic Force,
will be established June 1, according -
A to an announcementmade I
this week by Admiral Jer-

': 'y} ,. auld Wright, commanderinchiefU.
y S. Atlantic Fleet.
With TheToastmasters
The new command will be boa
The call for civilian blood
responsible for U. S. Naval

donors recently met withan { ca outstanding response. The pally the South Atlantic Ocean.
largest group in many, many SoLant will be commanded by Don Dougherty toastmasteredthe de
mopths offered blood.A <. :.;::; ;<:a:rtiy2.{> { ? >;; S.xv Rear Adm. Edward Stephan, 219th meeting of the Navy

total of 158 donors reported who will report directly to Adm. Officers' Toastmasters last Thursday of
with 122 accepted.OF Wright. at the '0' Club. gr.

THE number accepted, 59 ; ? Rear Adm. Stephan will have Speakers included Bill Mitchell, hi
were from 0 & R Department, :; the 2650-ton destroyer Jonas In- "A Little Insurance In Yo'ur

37 from Supply, 16 from Public gram as flagship. Future," Woody Woodside, who
Works with 10 coming from Mis- :'!, ii .:;, ..y Permanent station of the staffof spoke on "THWYBIGMO" (new
:<}; 59. i.
F.te :v .za
cellaneous outfits.O 'g i' } the commander, South At- words in our vocabulary), and
: Xrhy'};2{ '>, 11
} : ,
& R donors included: George }?}l. .. a'yr .+YG. lantic Force, will be the Naval Curt Kretzchmann, "The Face Is

Sweat, Billy West, Thomas Var- YS : rtyf station at Trinidad. Familiar-But-." r'

nadoe, Alice Koljeski, Annie .;.., :ou:.;; +2} Principat task of the new I Speechcraft presentations were rr
Darby Katherine Newton force will be to carry out U. S. i made Emanuel Timm
Wil- \ by "Pre- 1
liam Marsh, Raymond Wirth x L. ', i4f: >:, vet responsibility in the field of paration Of a Speech" and Hank to
Marvin Poole, Ralph Story, Earl ::4. : anti-submarine defense, shipping Young, "Speechcraft And WhatIt 1
Eckford John protection and other mis- Can "
Wensten, George Do.
Bosko, Roy Evans, Donald Fields, r. .b4..{3: :?0 }S.rxvy:w.Ck..;.<;{}:T}: +yS. ., sions, Adm. Wright said. Ray Mullins served as head ate e

Patrick Foley and William Votz. k it% evaluator with of toast- =-
a panel
,,, ,,,,. ,, .. .. .
"::::;:;: : <" : :>> ;:;: :: >x,,<<;":;..;:;::<;;W::96i6rA0p0rYiD.OwkX ALSO WALLACE Dickson, masters Price, Urquhart and
Joseph Martin, Willie Waddell, Services swimming pools opened for the season May 1, with Baird.
Gradson Johnson, Edward Fant, exception of the two Mainside pools. These should open next Table topics took an interestingturn
Leroy Coverdill, Charles Anderson week following renovations by Public Works employees. PW Patio.Is when Hal Riveland asked
Lowell McCampbell, Wensel is replacing the runaways in the six-fool racing pool and run members to
report on conven-
ways around both the larger and smaller pools at Building
Fulst, Leo Pagonis, Samuel Watson Three. An unidentified man is silica-blasting in the racing DedicatedThe tions that have met, are meeting
Voyette Smith, Boss Jones, pool prior to installing new lanes. or will meet.Tonight's ,

Harry Wade, Willis Garner, summer season got off toa meeting will be heldon a

Clement Taylor, Robert Menc- Tommy Allan Ork Booked For flying start at the CPO Club the 0' Club patio at the usual
ner, Maitland Browning, Lucius last Thursday night with a spec- time. Dress will be shirt-sleeves. ,t
E Chester, Alston Taylor, Robert ial outdoor dance to signify .
Bryson, Lawrence Wolf, Marvin Mainside Gym Crew's DanceThe opening of the new refreshmentstand The' 77th meeting of Mar-Nav-

Johnson, Vernon Masters and I and the swimming pool. Easy 7 Toastmasters was held C
Arthur Mainwood. Tommy Allan orchestra will play for a crew's dance I Among dignataries in attend- Thursday at the Fleet Reserve

More from O & R were Ray- at the Mainside Gym next Tuesday, May 13 from 2000-2400. ance were Capt. Elliott W. Par- Club No. 91 in Orange Park.
mond Mausert, Forrest Goddard, The Allan orchestra features ish Jr., NAS Jax commandingofficer. Toastmaster
was congenial Al
Samuel Crowell Alexander whose vocal style has been compared I Capt. Parish had high
Wig- music in the Blue BarronSammyKaye Shiller. Number one speaker was V
to Jo Stafford's.In praise for the work that's been I
Harold Nathaniel
gins, Raughly, fashion. Allan himself was Paul Sepulvado expounding on
Hamilton, Robert Kronholm, arranger and soloist with the addition to Allan, who is done at the Club during the "Relax And Live." r
Nathan Odom, Mildred Wither- Blue Barron Orchestra for ten featured on the trombone as past year. t
spoon, John Strickland, Lester years. soloist and who also is a singerin The new refreshment stand, Disadvantages of high pressure -
McClendon, Leonard Wood, John I ALSO FEATURED is Jeanne his own right, the orchestrahas dedicated in honor of Lcdr. E. strenuous, hurried and wor-
White and Anthony Breda. Carroll, lovely singing star, a vocal trio, "Tom, Dick and D. Holley, officer advisor and living show was stressed. Medical Bas
Harry". Club treasurer, is of concrete reports some illnesses such
FROM SUPPLY Departmentwere ulcers, heart disease and
construction and is much even
ALLAN, HAS a long record larger
: Frank Powell, Walter! Not The Prettiest, with such impressive names as than the old structure. sinusitis are caused by stress.
Ross, Sam Greene, Arthur Day- Rhythmic relaxation in work
I Herman Over 200 couples attended the
Tommy Dorsey, Woody
mude, Noah Horne, James -Selph, But and play is seen solution to ga
'Porcupine7 and Ralph Flanagan.The dance and listened to music by as a
Frank Wood, Benny Hash, Char- Rags Ragnole and his Five Flats. this problem. Also, banishing all lot
les Cooper, Charles White, Ed- Does Good Job' band was seen on the Special credit was given the fear, worry and hurry would tP
Como TV show and
Perry was
ward Wright, George Wynn
newly-formed E-7 Wives Club also aid to obtain relaxation,
Roy Hartley, Jean Cutcliffe, Ed- "Fighting" VA-44's talented on tour with the Crew Cuts. for their help in decorating the peace of mind and happiness. tor
ward Keating, Alfred Ivie Henry Civilian clothes be worn
the may v"
ordnance crew put together patio. George Foster spoke on "Let's
Gregory, Louise Harris and Jonnie to the Jacksonville performancein
first "Porcupine" in the Jack- Save Lives," and Roy Suberly th''
accordance with NAS Jax
Stewart. sonville area. A new type bomb Conditions generally favorablefor talked on "Importance Of Inter-
Instruction 1020. IB.
Also, Elias McClellan, Charley rack for use with miniature the start of a hurricane are Club Relations.
Nolan, Frank Courtney, Edward practice bombs, the "Porcupine" light variable winds, high humi- Topicmaster was Ed Sweeney; Br
Brown, George Marcus, Mary bristles with bombs like its Two kittens were watching a dity, low atmospheric pressure timer, W. E. Addison; lexicologist _th
Hughes, John Parson, James namesake.\ tennis match: one cat said proudly and strong solar heat, accordingto Lou Shimnoski, with Dick i
Bur d en, James Hutcherson, Not satisfied with the four "My mother is in that rac- data compiled by the Navy's Murphy as 'er' counter. (
George Gilliam, Rosemary Good- bomb racks now in use, Lt. Bob,. ket. Hurricane Hunters.Remembw Evaluating panel was made up
rich, James Jackson, Katherine Komoroff, squadron weapons officer of Harold Rich, Bob Gelles and
Davis, Maxaline Bernard, James put in a request for one Roy Everson. Another meetingis 1
Crowder, Alice Daniels and that would hold six. slated tonight at 1930 at the

Hartley Steeves. Arthur Atwell, AO1; Maxwell Moon CPO Club.Boston. .",

FROM PUBLIC Works: Wil- Arenburgh, AO1; Dwight Rich- af

liam Richards, Amos Lee, David ardson, A02; Larry Gregor, A02, MotA&& Day Receiving P.
Hudson, Francis Lescarbeau, and Robert McDaniel, AOUAA,
Robert Robbins, George Mac- took it from there. Station Facility 1

Kenzie, Ernest Leslie, Frank With some plans from FAEGUout
James, Richard Loftin, Claude in West Pac, the body of an Changes Name :get

Murray, Harold Hampton, Ruby old rocket motor, 6 MK-55 bomb A familiar landmark to tran- (
Markham, Capers Griffith, Wil- racks, a couple of pieces of old sient sailors since 1917, the Boston tc
liam Barrett, Fernie Selby Jr. tow bar, and a Mark-2 Station Wdohn n 3 SftttT Naval Receiving Station has gi
and Aaron Yarbrough. Selector they went to work and + Afo3 been redesignated a Naval Sta- g;
came up with a "Porcupine", tion, according to Navy Times.
Security Dept. donors were not the prettiest bomb rack in With transfer of personnel th
John Dillaberry and William I List AO (AAE ((8)) HonormanGerald
Williamson. From Operationswere the fleet but one that certainlydoes from the Summer St. quarters th
the job. of the old receiving station last tc
Donald Pistulka and Rus- The Hornets are so pleased Sgt. Herman Cartwright, of Jester, AE1, of Brook- August, all berthing and messing
sell Maxwell. with the operation of "Porcu- Matador, Tex., grabbed top hon- ings, Ore., was named honormanin facilities were eliminated. fi
Administration had two don- pine" No. 1 that they are having ors in last week's graduation at last week's graduation at The Naval Station will con- K
ors, Lee Duncan and Vernon "Porcupines" constructed for all Aviation Ordnancemen School Aviation 'Electrician's Mate tinue to use the Fargo Building bl.
Saunders while Nancy DeSha squadron aircraft.An Class A at NATTCenter. School Class B at NATTCenter.Jester as headquarters and Capt. J. V. se
gave from IRD.NATTCenter Cartwright, who entered the who entered the Navyin Meola, Receiving Station com-
had Stanley Rea, ideal wife is one who helps Marine Corps in May, 1954, is 1951, will report to FAU, manding officer, will remain in
George Pharr and Glenn King. her husband with the dishes. 0 still unassigned. ComFair, Japan for duty. charge.

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May 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page 5
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Local Duffers '' ; :') ':' ,. Navy Club Shows Well
: # !r: : ;;::::d+ ,::, :': :" ":'::: .

Can Aid Navy : Bozman Tosses Blanks

(Relief DriveA ,. :

Navy Relief HoleInOneContest At Crackerjax EnemyJudy

I unique In local golfing

[circles, is planned for May 14,
Bozman, veteran Jax Navy Crackerjax hurler,
117, 18 at the NAS Jax golf
tee. tossed a string of goose-eggs in opening games of the W()
course practice men's City Softball League at St. Nicholas Park last week,
Everyone is eligible to com-
her mates a pair of wins.
: helping garner
pete. Hours of play'the three
Bozman who set women's softball
days has been set for 1100 to ; : last The Navy girls picked up five
competition on its ears
[1300 and 1600 to 1800. runs in the fourth and added
Each contestant will get three year, picked up where she left six in the sixth frame in romp-

[balls for 25 cents, and a chanceto ir off, beating YMCA-Tamiami, 8- ing to the win over YMCATamiami. -
whitewashing Prudential,
put the tiny white pellets M I .

[into, or close to the cup. 13-0. CRACKERJAX chunker SINGLES BY Darlene Hilla-

Closest to pin .each day will THE ert, Johnson, Rita Greek, and
determine winners for that day, issued a mere one hit in both Chris Cotton and a double by
addition to receiving
;ith three closest during the tilts in Sophie Sayatovich aided the
> ,' .? : >sq strong hitting and stable field-
:far >
ournament run selected for the ( fourth inning uprising

grand prizes. Merchandise has ...< _; ,,'y ,.. "..' ""." ik .. xt1....:, .n9..b...ti4eCkSo'L... : __.o P s X ing support from her team- Johnson led off with a singlein

een donated by' local mer- NO CATCHER NEEDED When John Socorro come to mates. Johnson three-year the sixth, followed by Judy
hants. bat in the, NATTCenter intramural softball league, chancesare Carolyn Swigert's bingle to right field,
A person can purchase as the opposing catcher might as well take a seat on the veteran, led off both games by a triple by Greek, Cotton's sec-
bench. The Support Splinters shortstop is hitting the ball at drawing a walk then scoring. Jax
any balls as desired, but only ond single and another Sayato-
a .625 clip in league competition. Although Socorro Is not a Navy held a 2-0 lead going into -
hree consecutive shots will be vich double in piling up the big
slugger, he gets more than his share of safeties. Marine Aviation fourth frame of both con-
,allowed, as long as other play- Detachment catcher John Cole prepares for the catch the sixth inning.

fcrs are waiting their turn. above, but it was on its way into left field. tests.JAXAJI Judy Austin was the losing

All participants must shoot hurler for YWCA Tamiami, a

from provided location and only Three Victories .: newcomer in softball circles this

hen cleared by the official !

tarter. Boost AvFund To [ ?' year.AGAINST PRUDENTIAL the
Proceeds from this event wille .", : spg' .'TS
"'"' Crackerjax added to a 2-0 lead,

turned Society.over to the N a v yRelief Pacing PositionBy f'Y' :;'. $? ;:li78'I'., punching across three tallies in
:: ., ,
> t .,.,> .;it -.'1':' >", the fourth and fifth innings.
virtue of three wins in ij" Ellen Morgan singled and scor-

} NATTCenter Links last week's play, Aviation Fun- ed on a Hillaert double. Bozman
damentals has taken over the aided her cause with a two-run

I 1 Tourney Near End top rung in the NATTCenter Shooters Take Aim In 6ND blow to score the rugged catcher,

| The anuual NATTCenter Softball League. then, Bozman scored when Swi-

Golf Tournament will come gert went all the way to thirdon
,jtp a close, May 17. The AvFund nine started action Rifle and Pistol CompetitionFiring a strikeout after Phyl Pho-
by downing AO School, 16-
I All NATTCenter personnel land, Pru catcher, dropped the
6, then put the skids to the
are eligible to particpate in began yesterday at Camp Blanding and NAS Jax in ball.
high-flying Storekeepers of AK
the tournament, but must have School, ,8-3, then pounded outa the Sixth Naval District Rifle-and Pistol Tournament, with shooters In the fifth, Morgan homeredto

.two 18-hole qualifying rounds 10-2 win over the Cooks. eyeing berths in the final round starting Monday.All score Cotton from first. Char-

before 1200, May 16. rifle competition is 'being lotte Moulton's three-bagger and

All participants will mark Charlie Richards, pintsizedSupport held at the Blanding range,. for then, beginning at 0800. Johnson's double plated the final
I cards (NATTCent r) and turn Splinters pitcher, led Team matches will be held
about 25 miles southwest of Jax
I in golf his club to brace of victories.The run.The
i them at the pro shop. a Thursday.
while Crackerjax faced Depend-
: near Starke, Fla., pistol
1 The '16 scoreswill be SupSplints tripped NAWS
1 shooters are competing at theStation Winning teams in both pistol able Electric in a .game last night
.selected 1 from qualification School, 9-8, and the Cooks, 19-5.
range. and rifle competition will're- but no score was available. The
'|round cards and those persons Ken Hines Earl Sanford and face
1 afternoon FINALS IN the rifle eventsare ceive attractive i r traveling locals also YWCA-Tamiami
will be notified
Friday Harold Miller contributed round 12 awards. Awards will also be Friday night at St. Nicholas.
that they will play in listed for Monday, May ,
trippers for the winning cause. individual individuals placing in
the finals.Braves. starting at 0800 with presented
In other action, AK School honors at stake. the first three positions in vari-

defeated AE, 7-1; MAD trimmedthe ous classes. STRIKESSPARES
Bill Mellon, 6ND championand
Hornets'SetFor Cooks, 9-3, and AO School ex-Jax Navy shooter, is not Both NAS Key West and Ce-

[ eked out a 13-12 decision over on hand to defend his title. The cil Field, one-two finishers in

[ Wigwam ClashThe MAD. former Navy ace is now wearingAir last year's pistol tourney, also

Force blue. held here, are returning.
Jax Braves begin a four SPLITS

game stand against the Char- Flying Clubs, Attention! Finals in rifle team matchesis Other teams shooting for hon- ,

lotte Hornets with a 2000 tilt A radioman here at NAS Jax scheduled for Tuesday, with ors in both rifle and pistol are VP-5, long-time leader in the

tpnight at the new baseball park. is interested in joining a flying firing getting underway at 0800. host Jax Navy, RecSta Charleston American M a i ins i ide Bowling
Games are also scheduled for Key West Naval Station,
club in the Jacksonville area. PISTOL shooters take the League, defeated Dispensary, 4-
tomorrow and Saturday nights spotlight Wednesday, May 14, Green Cove Springs, Mayport 0, last week to remain atop the
with a Sunday 1500 contest clos- Anyone knowing the where-
Sanford. with 34-10
with individual competition set NAAS and NAS loop a respectable
ing the current home stand of abouts of such a club or any mark.
the local club. members should contact K. H. "5

Next home appearance for the i Eberhardt, RM1, ComFairJax "-'I VP-18 shut out Dispensary,
then whipped Communication,
Braves May 19-21 againstthe communications department, extension -
3-1, pushing its mark' to 33-15
Savannah Redlegs.
Moe a R for second place honors. Hos-

pital took a 4-0 win from VAH-

Gaskill Downs Karrh three l No. position.2 to hold down number

For NAS Tennis Title Although losing, 3-1, to VW-

4 No.6 last week VW-4 No. 1

..>. Lt, (jg) Dick Gaskill is 1958 tennis champion, of NAS Jax with Is on a top 37y2-10Vfe of the mark.National, loop

after defeating Calvin Karrh, 8-6, 6-2, last week at Boone
VAH-1 No. 1 $js second with

Park. 39-17, followed by Fasron Six

Gaskill, Flight Office of VA- with 35-15.

15, overcame Karrh's three- THE NEW Station racquet ; Other matches last week saw

game lead in the first set to champion is a 'former memberof ComFairJax lose, 3.1, to the
the Annapolis tennis team 't
even the score. From this point NAS Officers while Disbursingshut
and for two seasons was one of
(3-3)), it was anyone's set as the out Dental, 4-0.
tennis warriors battled on even the top players with Pensacola
!;X I ,
ground for the next half-dozen Navy.

games. Karrti, a journalist first class .j T SPEC. SERV.
with NARTU, is a seasoned vet-
EVEN IN games at six apiece, ._._... _
of tennis battles, hav- ...- ,_ .....,.._ .m
the Gaskill turned on eran many
younger SHORTSAnyone
the heat and fought doggedlyto ing played principally in his Jax Spring Cup Golf Tourney were presented awards in a

end the set at 8-6. hometown of Birmingham, Ala. ceremony last week. Displaying silver are three flight winners *
Second set, which proved the He is a triple winner of the including Frank Richards (right), first flight champ who interested in enteringa
finale less competitive as Alabama State High School nipped Charles Barrett, 1-up, after being four down with six planned chess tournament for
was his Tournament and was ninth ranked holes to go. With Richards are Jack Wilson HM1. of the NAS Jax personnel, should con-
Karrh, who had displayed Hospital (left), fourth-flight winner, and Capt. Ed Oyerby,
the Atheltic Office in Build-
best game during the openingset player in the state prior to MAD, second-fllight titlist. Bob McCauley, winner in the third tact
began to wilt. this year. flight was absent when picture was taken. ing Three, extension 585.


' Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 8 May 1958

I .CVG-17, Fasron 109, VAH-1 Report ,h: .

Scouting Squadronsj


j C. B. Peterson Jesse Ca-
On Friday evening, May 2, the
, BOQ1 Lounge at NAS Cecil Field, rathers, AT2; Robert Desmond, :
A03; James Roberts SN; Ter- !
' was the scene of a Carrier ta
rance McClelland, AA; Jacie
r Group 17 "exercise. ;
Huggins AA James Hallet
, This was the first occasion that ; 111,
YNSA James Smith, SN; Nor-
. the officers and their ladies of .
. carrier air man Leach, AA; C. S. McKennan -
the newly
AA James Koon SN Kenneth
; ; -
could meet a
group I Vetzel, SN and William

get-to-gether Hart AN.
Portrayals by officers of the *

air group' staff and the squadronson VAH-1

missions, accomplishmentsand
informational mat- Ensigns Robert Dooling and ,
general Charles Gill will be transferredto
presented for the en-

joyment ters were and education of thosein May.VAH-9 Ensigns the Dooling second and week Gill of, ;"':'"_..w...,.;;:.:: ] :?::4:#. _t11:: ::4'j;' % ;..tWgJtg: __ \ _>:rj;_iAhf'i_}:?(_ra i:: ,, .*+*, ,;.. ...... .. ............ .
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attendance.Elliott W. Parish, com- bombardier-navagators for Hea- SUPPLY DEPT. SAFETY WINNERS The 36 NAS Jax Supply Department supervisor
Capt. vy One, will join VAH-9 on who received awards last week for accident-free supervision are shown on the Departmentsteps
manding officer NAS Jax, board the USS Saratoga. with Capt. Kenneth Wheeler. (center, front) NAS Jax Supply Officer who made the I

Mrs. Parish and Capt. C. R. Welcome back is extended awards. Comdr J. L. DeLany Supply Department safety officer, is at the extreme left in
Doerflinger, commanding officer to the front row. Some 17 division safety awards were presented at the same time by Capt.
Ensign George McWilliams who Wheeler.
NAS Cecil Field, and Mrs. Doer-
just returned from TAD ordersat

.' flinger CVG-17, were is composed of Great Lakes. Commendations Go GlidingContinued
The following'men will be ad- Safety
VA-176 with AD-6 Skyraiders, ( from Page 1))
vanced in
rate next week: T
VF-13, and VA-36 with F9F-8 Ropkin, advanced to ADI;, R. E. each moment as the plane lost

Cougar Furies.and VF-173 with their Wiltz, to AQ1; D. A. Baker toADS To 36 Supply SupervisorsCapt. altitude.

FJ-3 ; N. J. Moeller and H. Hen- KNOWING his{ TV-2 jet was
for success-
Arrangements interlude were derson to AE2; B. D. Savoy, D. Kenneth Wheeler, NAS Jax Supply Officer, last capable of making long glides,
handled ful thespian by Lt (jg) W. E. Cald- A. Cerulli, R. N. Matha, R. L. week commended 36 employees for accident-free supervision with proper altitude and winds,

staff. White, and G. J. Godwin, to and also presented 17 group awards to various divisions Lt. Brown purposely "flamed

well, CVG-17* AM2; L. Brock, to AQ2; K. J. of Supply Department.Those out" his engine approximately

Karcher. and R. J. Oliphant, to presented awards were 10 miles north of Jax.
Fasron AT2; B. E. West, to DK2; J. H. Richard Aylward, for three Dowell, three; Ernest McLaughlin -
host be- Afterwards he realized that
The Tole of; gracious Alt, to AEM3; F H. Schnitzerand years accident-free supervision; six; Gerald McKinley, three; ,
as he should immediately jettisonhis
longed to the "Busy.Beavers" J. M. Hersh, to AMS3; G. Arley Baker, one year; Frank William Phillips, three; Thomas
dis- two wing-tip tanks (which
service and hospitality was B. Ashley, Peter Kowalchick, J. Barnett, two years; Henry Beh- Rowden, two; William Sharpe,
Patrol 200 gallons of fuel each),
pensed to the crew from W. Stuart J. Shanks and six Smith three Arthur carry
J. H. rens, three years; Forrest Berrie, ; Coy ;
to the and increase
lighten plane
Squadron 45, Patrol Squadron Hage, to AQB3 and T. J. Stringer three Whitaker
Taylorto one year; Judah Bono, three; ; Ciyde ,
44, Patrol Squadron 49, VR-6 glide mileage.
ATR3. three Charles White three
years; Kenneth Brannan, three; ; ;
and Roosevelt Roads during William Williams Au- Despite the handicap, Lt.
Harold Bridges, three, and Tur- seven;
April while they were on train- ley DeBevoise, three; brey Wilson, three and Frank Brown decided to carry them

ing missions. ALSO RAY Fletcher, one; Ar- Wood, three. rather than risk dropping them
Many new faces are in evi-
thur Fraley, three; George Ga- CAPT. WHEELER also pre- over the densely populatedcity.
dence around the "Busy Beavers" -
hagan, three; William Grimes, sented 17 divisions with safety .
spaces as two officers, one
three; Otto Gundel, two; Joe awards including Count Branch, SOME FEW minutes later,
CPO and 16 white hats have
aboard Harvey, one; Theodore Hasle, Inventory Division; Sales Dis- while approaching the runway,
been welcomed recently.Lt .
srp. three; Charles Hawkins, three; play, Shipping and Delivery Lt. Brown knew that his first
(jgs T. L. Fitzgibbon andJ.
William Herrington, three; En- Section, and Scrap and Salvage try must be good. Onlookers
J, Lahr reported in from VA-
glish Hilton, nine; Ed Hoyle, Section, Disposal Division; and claim he made a perfect landing.
15. Jerome Sternberg Jr. ATC
tt! three, and Robert Kelly, three. Receiving Section, Packing Sec-
came to us from VP26. Cause of the severe vibrationswas
Plus Samuel Kirkland, eight; tion, Delivery Section, Shipping
From practically part of probably from internal fail-
every .. Ira Lindsey, three; William Mc- Section, Equipment Section i ,
the Fleet came R. L. Diffenderfer ure in the jet engine, Naval
North Stores Section, Stores Un-
HM1 Kenneth Fear A03 authorities said.
; ; Fatter Pay it No. 1, Stores Unit No.5,

Stores Unit No.6, South Stores
mmmm (Continued from Page 1)) Section, Fuel Stores Section, Navy Relief

sion. There is a possibility, how- Screening and Identification
(Continued from Page 1))
ever, that incentive for officers -
For Rent pay Section, Shop Stores Section No.

2-Bdrm, one furn. House. 4817 could be dropped from a 1 and Shop Stores Section No. be made aware of the wonderful

Post St. $85 Mo. EV 4-7387. compromise bill. 2, all in the Material Division. work the Navy Relief Societyhas

Cashwell, HMC. 'The Stennis group has recom- done and is doing. It's a

For Sale mended that "responsibility" pay tremendous organization and

3-Bdrm. House. 6322 Mercado be $50 a month for 0-3 and 0-4; Open House every Navy man should care-

Dr. (Oak Hill). Weaver. $100 for 0-5 and 0-6. (Continued from Page 1)) fully examine his conscience
NO CHANGE was made in when he is asked to give his
3Bdrm. Home. 4275
RapalloRd Open House will also be held
(Venetia Manor EV the DOD schedule for the low- share.
) 42076. by several other military acti-
Lcdr Webb. est four EM ranks, but the Sen- "It's such a mere pittance we
vities on Armed Forces Day, including -
ate did increase rates as littleas
3-Bdrm. Home; 4133 Nisida are asked to contribute for the

PI. (Venetia). FHA EV 7-3017. one dollar in grades E-5, E-6 the Clarence Burpee genuine good we and our fami-

Comdr. Coulter. and ,E-7. Armory (Army Reserve Cen- lies get out of it," he continued."I .

3-Bdrm. House. 4901 Ortega t1 Z f t f If the President receives the ter), 44th' and Norwood Sts.; confident that
'''' feel no Navy
Hills Dr. Equity. GI Mortg. SPOTS =.A leopard skin bill before May 20, it would
Robert Milam Armory (Army man is going to let his less un-
3-Bdrm. House 4374 GaribaldiAve. background could cause spots mean a raise for military per- '
Reserve Center) Atlantic Blvd., fortunate buddy d wn.
(Venetia.) NCC. LDP. EV your eyes however the sonnel on June 1, unless Mr.
8-3567 Gillock. spots should not dim your ap- Eisenhower vetoes the bill, and the Naval Reserve Train- The.Navy takes care 'of its
preciation of such
a subject as
Miscellaneous starlet Joan Collins. which is not likely. ing Center, Morse St. own," added. Captain Wheeler

Wanted: Riders. Riverside to

O & R. Hrs. 0700.1530. air-con- '

ditioned Wanted car.: Ride EV from 81522.Lake Ames.Shoreto ( Good News Given Many Hopeful 1 EMsI'I

NAS. Hrs. 0720-1600 Ext-3591
EV 9-7848. Ellen Luke.

Wanted: Ride to NATTC from (Continued from Page 1)) ET1; T. O. Pate, MM1; H. E. 2j; S. L. Keith, HM2; G. F. AEM3; F. E. Nalepa, AG3; J.

,vie. Stockton-Forbes. Hrs. 0730- DK, DT, HM and YN rates. Douglas, MR1. and L. D. Gor- Rel fro, HM2; E. L. Lormand, J. Riddle, AG3; H. J. Sword,

1610. Ext 547Ext8555.. Mary Ten NAS POls made the rell, MU1. MU2; R. H. Schmitt, PN2; AG3; T. F. Clemens, ATR3;
Talak. jump to chief, this announce- NAS personnel Advanced to
L. G. Whitten, PRS2 C. D. R. D. Sullivan, BM3; C. A.
Wanted: Four riders from E. ment coming two weeks ago second will be S. H. Bullock

8th St. All points to NAS. Hrs. in. the Jax Air News. ACT2; F. C. Ott, ACT2; S. F. Madsen, SK2; I. R. ujdak, Cotton, DK3; D. J. Sobuta, .,

0700-1530.( 0 & R Shop 5230 Ext- EM at NAS who will be Solomon, ACT2; Sophia Say- SK2, and E. C. Williams, SK2. ETR3; G. M. Bird, HM3; J. L.

8683/EV 5-7863. Williams. advanced to first class are: atovich, ACT2; H. Radke, Those to don their first Barta, HM3; F. Costantino,

Wanted: Ride from 2943 Gil- ''C. L. Gordon, AC1; D. L. AG2; M. Davenport ,AK2; J. "crow" at NAS are J. J. HM3; C. G. Davis, HM3; A.

more St. (Bet McDuff & Willow- Hosic, AC1; J. M. Senf, AC1; B. Smith, AM2; A. G. Mor- Thompson, ACT3; J. L. Wood, V. 'McGuire, HM3; J. W. Ren-

branch). Hrs. 0730-1600. Ext- J. A. Voss, AC1; J. P. Blai- rison, CS2;. Hendrickson, DK- ACT3; C. D. Eberlin, ADR3; froe, HM3; J. A. Tulo, HM3;

8467/EV 84497. Helen Roberts. lock, ADI; J. H. Carter, AE1; 2; G. E. Young, DK2\ D. Me- D. L. Mulcahey, ADR3; J. C. R. Sanford, MU3; V. R.

Swap: AE Sanford, Info call E. J. Valente, AG1; H. D. whinney DTP2; F. B. Pur- Rohrbacher, ADJ3; F. J. Castle, PN3; L. M. Sterling,

EV 4-3432 evenings. No expenseto Smith, Jr., EM1; C. W. Keith, cell, DTP2; J. H. Parks, ,DTP- Welch, ADR3 G. H. Williams; PN3 and J. L. Frye, RM3.I' .