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Bond Drive

Near GoalNaval HopedFor 'JflXJ1

Air Station Jackson }

ville, shooting for 65% civilian Volume 16 No. 7 U. S, N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 15 May 1958
participation in the pay-
Y .
roll savings plan through its

current savings bond drive,
had reached a mark of 58.5% Armed Forces On

through this Wednesday.In .
conjunction with nation-
wide and local "Share in Ameri-

ca" campaigns, the Stationwidepersontoperson Display Saturday

canvass, begun -
May 5, will end tomorrow

(Friday). Jacksonville area's main attraction on Armed Forces

IT'S ANTICIPATED the final Day Saturd' will be the big Open House at NAAS May-
count will be considerably nearer port where every branch of the Armed Services will join in
if not better than, the hopedfor presenting demonstrations and exhibits for the public.The .
goal. -
-- -- -
main pier and the corner way at 1000 and will be repeated -
Substantial increases in num- of the basin nearest the pierat at 1300. Leading off will
bers of payroll savers has been Mayport will be the centerof
be a sea-sled- demonstration, fea-
attained to date in most every F activity Saturday. Gates will
turing the Navy's newest craft
Station department. The gain in open ,at 1000 and close at 1600. used for pilot rescue in areas
Overhaul and Repair Department THE PUBLIC WILL be able to inaccessible by regular crash
is reported at 55.3%,
Thom up inspect a host of the Navy's boat; a frogman drop and pickup -
48.4% with higher final
: a
first-line aircraft, plus several featuring the Mayport deepsea
figure expected Friday.O from the Air Force. On hand divers of Explosive Ord-
& R had, by Wednesday will be pilots and mechanics to nance Disposal Unit; Flying Re-

morning, added 185 new namesto .. brief the patrons on the air- bels model aircraft dogfight;
its list of 1,321 payroll savers. i. craft's capabilities. The citizenrywill tugboat fire-fighting demonstration -
SOMETHING NEW ADDED Mrs. Deane Ripa proudly
The Process Division and also
also view the Army's giant ; and a crash-fire demon-
displays stripes that had Just become a reality at her husband.
Production Engineering Group Sabastino Ripa. (right) was 'meritoriously promoted to master 97,200-pound M-47 tank; the stration.IT .
had increased enrollment beyond sergeant at ceremonies in the office of the NATTCenter Marine Marines versatile tracked land- IS ANTICIPATED that a
65%. Aviation Detachment commanding officer. Looking on at
ing vehicles pi us'numerous P5M Marlin will
; seaplane
left is First Sgt. Leland Lyons. Promotion to master sergeant I Navy
AWARDS WILL be presented other equipment and material of be hand demonstrate
meritoriously is a rare occurance in the Corps, with the order on a
(Please turn to Page 8, Col. 2)) being approved by the Commandant. all branches of the Armed jato-assisted takepff. The Ma-
Forces. Static displays can be rine Reserves will display capa-
seen throughout the day. bilities both on land and in wa-
How Pay Bill Militarye Given The live demonstration por- ter of the P-5 landing vehicle.
The Florida Air National
tion of the program gets

Stands NowAt President For ApprovalCongress seen Guard Training in and flyovers.Unit Naval planes Air will Reserve be ;

time of this writing the I
Reduced Rail A special traffic pattern has ;I
military pay raise bill was on Tuesday passed and sent to the White House been devised to expedite en-

the "president's desk" for signa- the $576.400,000 pay raise bill aimed at keeping highly skill- Rates ContinueThe trance and departure during
ture, expected at any time and ed men in the services and giving a raise to most everybodyfrom nation's railroads an- Open House hours. The Jack-
within the next few
days definitely, according to reliable third class to Fleet Admiral.The nounced this week they would sonville Navy Band will be on
bill, now .on President reduced hand to provide music. Plentyof
continue granting
sources. ed by the Senate in late April.
Eisenhower's desk, will become servicemen refreshment stands will be
"furlough rates" to -
The bill will give all uniformed -
Pres. Eisenhower is not
expected -
if the Pres- made available.
law in 10 days, even traveling in uniform at
to veto the bill, having urged it. Sinceit personnel with two or more
ident docs not sign PROGRAM
raise in service a six cent own expense.
himself to per
Congress militarypay. years
is effective the first day of The reduced fares, due to 1000-Sea Sled exhibition.
increase. A limited number of
the month following its being end June 30, were extendedto 1030-Frogman drop and pick-
EMs and officers having special
If the measure isn't approvedby signed into law, the pay raises June 30,, 1959. Cost to up by crash boat.1100Helicopter.
Ike by next Thursday, it will will begin the first of June. skills or holding unusual res- servicemen is about 2V cents a pick up of
become law anyway, unless a CONGRESSIONAL action was ponsibilities will get extra pay mile. man from raft.
varying from $90 to $150.
surprise veto does come up. completed when both the House (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 1)) (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 1))
Jax Air News, in keeping up and Senate approved an agreement .
with progress of the bill, h a sprinted worked out by their con -.4.-- ,
. the new pay scales on I ferees. The final version is almost 4
page 7 of this issue. exactly like the bill pass-

I Civic Clubs Host ServicemenJacksonville

area civic
clubs are inviting military I guests at luncheons staged by the
personnel to their meetingsthis I Downtown Lions Club, Junior
week in observance of Chamber of Commerce, South-
side Business Men's Club, Ex- z
USO Pal Program coinciding
Armed Forces change Club and the Meninak
with Day.
Some 400 servicemen and Club. *
servicewomen from various unitsin About 75 more personnel will ,
the Jax area are attending be guests of the Civitan Club _
luncheon meetings of clubs as Friday. kdLTT.
special guests all this week. The seven-day program re-
The largest group, close to 150 places the single USO Pal Day
men and women, were guests observance held in past years. : cGUESTS
Monday of the Rotary Club, Ki- Personnel who attended luncheons _
wanis Club and the Sertoma earlier this week were : -
Club. Tuesday another 16 were generally impressed with the
Club attitude of the citizenry _., ,_ .
guests of the Advertising friendly "/ii ft.- M-- --- -
Northside Business Men's Club, toward the military in Jackson- AT PAL LUNCHEON Military personnel in the Jax area are shown enJoyinq a
with members of the Rotary Club of Jax.
fine meal Monday while mingling as special guests
and Riverside Lions Club. ville and heartily endorsed the The Rotary Club it one of some dozen civic organizations who hare been hosting some 400 serve
Wednesday saw 125 service new program as "something we I icemen 'throughout this week in conjunction with USO Pal Week coinciding with Armed Forces
personnel sitting in as honorary ought to do more often." Day


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Page 2 SAX AIR NEWS 15- May-- 1958

VP-18, VA-44 Report

xWffs, PLANS YELLOW READIED WATER/ Scouting Squadrons I

MAS, Jaaboav111. The U. S. Naval Magazineat
Capt. Elliott W. Parish Commanding Officer
Comdr. Robert H. Smith ._.... ................... ...... ...... ...... .. ,.. ........ Executive OfficerCommander Yellow Water, which will I VP-18 -. I

Rear Adm. Wendell G. Switzer Fleet....All.........JackftonvUl.................. .................. ,............... be ready for operation some- VP-18 welcomed home three and cold while flying operations)
Capt. S. S. Setter, Jr. .....................c.. ... ..... ..... ....... .. ... ........ Chief of Staff time in September 1959, will week deploy- patrols.
Fleet Air Wing Elena crews from five
Capt. Donald E. Macintosh ................. ... ... .., ..... ,........ CommanderChief have a complement of 280 and Argentia Adverse weather
Capt. Thomas S. White ............'..................... ... ............ ........"'.. SUff Officer and 32 civilian per- ment in the Azores did not prevent the conditions
NaraJAl| T.chBlc l Tralnlnf Cater military Tuesday evening. ihree-pianj
Capt. Charles L. Moor Jr. .........,................................... .. .. Commanding Officer sonnel, it was reported this Nfld., detachment from
Comdr. Wilfred E. Fleahman ......... ........ ... .., ... .. ,.. .... Executive Officer Crew 11, commanded by Lcdr. maintaining a
lUfal Hospital week. shortly very high degree of
Capt. Alton C. Abernethy ........................... ................... .. .. Commanding Officer and mission Ralph Dannettell, arrived and aircraft readiness
Capt. Marcy Shupp. ..... .................. .. ... Executive Officer Function primary after 1600. Crew two, com- availability
.KMTt7' of the will be *
Capt. Norman O. Anderson. .. .... ..... .. .. .. .. ... Commanding Officer magazine manded by Lt (jg) Bill Hoover *
Comdr William 1:. Hardy ......... .., .. .. .. Executive Officer to support, with Naval ord- and crew four, under Lt (jg) VA44Comdr.

Printed commercially wth non-appropriated funds in Jacksonville Floridaat nance, NAS Cecil Field, NAS Wendel Knoll, arrived about T. R. Sedell, commanding .
no to the and in NAVDCOS: P-3T Naval vessels
expense government compliance with Mayport; ;Jnd officer of
Rev. Nov. 1945. Distributed tree of charge to military and civilian personnel 2300. "Fighting' Attack
.f Fleet Air Jacksonville Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Training operating in the Mayport- Squadron 44, will
Center Fleet Air Wins 11, Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Families and friends of crew present certificates -
Jacksonville area.
Naval Hospital.. of advancement in
Service Information Officer ............ .... Lcdr. J. F.Klrkllghter, Jr. The facility will be locatedon members were on hand to pro- to 24 rating
Editor Gordon Robbie Ass't.: Staff Reporters Andrew 3.r Planer Holmes. PHI; John ubell. the site of the World War vide a warm welcome for all ceremonies tomorrow members during
Moore JOSN; PH3 Ben Briar, SN; Mary Ann Klrchnsr, SN; Staff Photographer Jim II Naval air gunnery range, hands. (May 16))

The Jar Air News is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. 12 miles from Jax on Florida While on deployment, the air- The following men will be ad.
Material apparln in this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is vanced: Herald Foster to AEI
flven. Photographs unless otherwise credited are official U. 8 Navy photo state road 228. craft and crews operated under ;
apMEdi of both heat Frederick Arzet to AM2; Sidney
itorial offices located in Room %30, Main Administration Building Phone extreme conditions Coulson Lendell
extensions 8104. 8346. 272 or 210. Rn.
bert Funk, and George Gross,
all to AT2; Martin Helmick to
Navy Relief/ Tides Over Many AM2; James II c d den. AM2;

i Arthur Kirchenbauer AT2: Ray.

Families In Acute Situations mond Palmer, AD2; Allen Smith
Jr. AD2
; William VIckers, AT2;
A most important item on the Navy Relief Society's pro- '. William Watson, AD2 Charles

gram of aiding Navy people is the assistance, particularly by Baxley, Jr., YNT3: Franklin
loans, to families of active duty personnel. Beard, AMH3; Stuart Carroll. II,

There has been a marked increase in this type of* finan- t T AMH3; Gary Gordon AQF3;

cial help, most of it for the ordinary expenses of living rather Francis Haltli, AMS3: John
than for abnormal expenses or specific emergencies. Thisis Lotito, AMH3; Elwin McNutt,
a matter of some concern.It YN3; Weldon Odom, YNT3;

is a product of many factors, not the least of whichis Joseph Osche, AEM3; Ronald
the inescapable fact that service pay is definitely on the low Postel PRM3, and Dorsey Riner
side, particularly in the face of higher costs and ever-rising v5 ir to AMS3.
living standards. "Fighting" 44 congratulates

FOR MARRIED FAMILIES IN THE lower pay grades, it E ssses David Glunt, squadron person
is a precarious existence at best. Most of these are young.It nel officer, who was notified this
is easy to fall victim to the popular practice of installment week of his promotion to lieu

purchases, over-commitment of income for articles of doubt- tenant.

ful real necessity, and the now widely prevalent social philosophy { Another new pilot has joined
of mortgaging the future to enjoy the present. y the Hornets. Lt (jg) James Pine

There is little doubt that too many Navy people, as reported aboard from NAS Guan-
with their contemporaries in civil life, are converts to the mod- tanamo Bay, Cuba.

ern concept that sometime, somehow, their wants will be taken Also reporting aboard was

care of. But we must remember that many of them are young 4. Vornnn. Wvrnan.. _____ AD.TAA., from
------- -------- u
and the temptations are great, especially in an uneasy world. "COME AND GET III" Is the beckoning call of this NATTC: Memphis"n Tenn.BREEZES.
We cannot arbitrarily condemn them or abandon them toa food at the Civilian Cafeteria which underwent a change in
cruel fate. On the other hand, we cannot indulge their operators last week. Szabo Food Services, a national organiza-
tion with headquarters in Chicago, assumed the concessionaire's I
indiscretions through a too liberal use of outright grants via role from Morrison's Food Service. The same high quality of
the Navy Relief Society. It appears that working with these food is being served by the new company. Early reaction by
families, tiding them over acute situations with loans, or in I patrons to the new operation has been enthusiastic. He: "If you'll ..give..me_.your.
some cases, a "one shot" outright grant, offers the most prom- pnone numoer, in cau yw 1111
ising means of providing constructive help. As one authority Garden Circle Two hundred Naval Reserve some time."

puts it "an approach which is a mixture of philanthropy, officer candidates will partici- She: "It's in the book.

I paternalism and admonition" is indicated.It Aids In Chapel pate in a two-month cruise a- name He:?"Fine! And what's jour

must be recognized, however, that there are cases, board the carrier Ranger begin- She: That's in the book, too'!?
especially with repeaters, that no one can help and nature Grounds Care' ning June 20. The cruise will *
must be allowed to take its course. The problem is a real take them around Cape Horn Ever hear about the cannibal
one and a challenging one. The Navy Relief Society is attempting The NAS Jax Garden Circle from the east to the west coastof tycoon who got rich peddling
to meet it with discriminating optimism. last week planted 20 hibiscus the US.
Instant People?
OUTRIGHT GRANTS IN 1957 WERE made by the Navy around Station Chapels in its' _

Relief Society throughout the entire Navy in 11,159 cases, latest contribution to the land-
amounting to $710,113. This is an increase over 1956 of $19- scaping of Chapel grounds as 9
431. The rise reflects the increasing tightness of family part of its civic improvement ::4 ;

budgets and the continuing greater use by Auxiliaries of this program.
type of aid in appropriate cases. It is obvious that for manyof Mrs. W. E. Fleshman, chair-
the problems presented, an outright grant provides the only man of the civic improvement
effective and lasting relief. That is why it is so important for committee, directed last Thurs- a
every Navy man and woman to give his full share in the day's plantings.A .

current fund raising drive for the Navy Relief Society.An total of 350 annual plants, 0.

interesting, and wa might add, a tragic and difficultcase including petunias, zinnias, mar-
igolds, pinks and
is that of a corporal in the Marine Corps. The corporalwas calendula were
driving his wife, his daughter, his niece and his motheron purchased and set out according
to a master
his way home from a visit with relatives in Ohio. There plan.
was a heavy fog, he swerved into the wrong lane and met Jasmine, Easter lilies, poin-
another car head-on. His wife, his mother and niece died settia and other perennial varieties -
from injuries. His daughter was hospitalized at the scene of were added to give strengthto
the accident and later transferred to a hospital near the homeof the basic plantings.

paternal relatives. The man himself was unconscious for Each successive year the Cha- !

the first 15 days. He was later transferred to the PhiladelphiaNaval pel grounds have become more I 4 r
Hospital, where he remained for six months. beautiful under the Circle's au- Y h4 S
spices. f
but was further complicated by family recriminations. The NAS Circle membership is j
care of the child, after discharge from the hospital, was in open to all officers wives in- I I $
dispute. It was finally arranged in the home of a paternal terested in gardening. x ,,

aunt and uncle. The bills, for doctors, hospitals, funerals, Further information may be :;
and transportation, were large, totalling over $2,000. obtained by contacting Mrs. D. I L ,

This was, of course, an impossible burden for the man L. Beesley at EVergreen 8-2776. I

to. carry, especially as he still had his child to support in the ___..m....__ ------p
home,of his aunt and uncle. They were paid by the Societyas The Department of Defense SUPERVISES PLANTING Mr:. W. E. Fleshman chatman *
an outright grant. has requested that the Selective Garden of the civic improvement committee of the NDepart-
Service System provide the ment Circle show Raymond Taylor Public { k
Such action by the Navy Relief Society makes you feel Army with 10,000 men in June, recently employee added,to where Plan one of the 20 hibiscus of Plants the
good all over and glad that you have already given your con- a cut of 3,000 from the May Circle's overall Improvement the Siallon Chapel'i grounds hibiscus as, planted part last
. tribution to the Navy Relief Society. draft. week. ? Edwards and
All TJEiaced Chapels.around the walks at both St.

351om 3 15 May 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3


- Navy Norse Corps 50

Years Old This WeekThe

na) Navy Nurse Corps observes another high point in

an illustrious career, celebrating the Golden Anniversary of

1k its founding this week.
: The 40 nurses at Naval Hospital
mea these, 36% had more than 10
! i4 Jax were busily engaged 'in
;* 7S Naval service.
less t S } the myriad of duties a Navy years
Icft)1 Eight point seven per cent
nurse encounters, planning quiet
married and almost 40%
observances of the anniversary,
of the married nurses had more
r LIMITED in numbers, Navy
ndacl. <* ( nurses at the hospital here work than 10 years service.
'iiH Married women, although not
with 158 male corpsmen, 19
accepted into the Corps, may get Corps Waves and 51 officers,,
married while on active duty.
: both doctors and Medical Serv-
Widows with no small children,
"ing ice Corps officers.
however will be accepted.TO .
6 I,) Chief Nurse is Comdr. Ida
Thompson. Her duties are most-
Corps, an applicant must be a
ly administrative and she has
;; graduate of an accredited train-
supervisory nurses under her,
ley ing school and have passed a
such as ward and specific department -
Ro. supervisors.Also Board examination in her state.
ass, undergo six-
Navy nurses
, in this area is Lcdr. Elsie
t to weeks indoctrination into Naval
Bryant, stationed at the NAS
f2; routine at St. Albans.
: Jax with two Navy
tay..ith. ........ _..._..._ Dispensary medical
-- ----- from
Nurses at Green Cove Springsand Due to pressure
. REMINISCE ON ANNIVERSARY Nine Navy nurses from ihe Naval Hospital take a brief officers the Navy Nurse Corpswas
\F2; respite from duties during Golden Anniversary Week of the Navy )Nurse! Corps this week. 40 one at NAS Sanford. ,
Ics such nurses are stationed at the Hospital while another nurse is at the NAS Jax Dispensary. THE NAVY Nurse knows whatis founded on May 13, 1908.
I Navy nurses have served on land, in the air and on the sea for the past 50 years. Left to rightare expected of her and the cri- The bill, signed by Teddy Roosevelt -

to Lcdr. Laurie Gamble, Lt. Doris Dorsey and: Comdr. Ida Thompson Chief Nurse. Rear Lt. teria by which her performancewill came 97 years after a
, II, Ruth Struble, Lt (lg) Mary Paylor Lt (jg) Helen Yanko, Lcdr. Winifred Glenn, Lcdr. Ruth Sty- be evaluated. The Corpsis young Navy surgeon, Dr. Wil-
!r3 ron and Lcdr. Edna Scheips.
a staff Corps within frame- liam Paul Crillon Barton,

ohnutt. work of the Bureau of Medicineand recommendation to SecNav that

: Surgery. nurses be included among per-

:P3; MOVIESMainside Chief Nursing Administrator is sonnel at Naval hospitals.

1aldner Capt. Ruth A. Houghton, who Original number of nurses

assumed duties May 1 from was 20 Then WWI upped the
and NATTCenter
Capt. W. Leona Jackson. total to 160. During that con-
movie daily, 1800 and 2000. Sat-
ates The present recruiting goal is flict, 1,835 nurses served in Europe -
urday, Sunday and holidays,
m- 3,000 nurses with only 2,100 pre- and the U.S.
1400, 1800 and 2000. Hospital mo-
this sently on duty. I ONLY 500 were retained in .
vie daily. 1900.)
,eu. These are divided between the the years following WWI. And,

Thursday, May 15 regular and Reserve, and serve by 1936, there were fewer than

ned'irie Mainside-Wolf Dog (drama) in hospitals, infirmaries and hos- 400 due to the depression years.
with Jim Davis and Allison t within the
pital corps schools On the Corps' 18th anniver-
Ian. Hayes. Also, Woodman Spare w United States and Hawaii. sary, President Coolidge signeda

That Tree. ,., Overseas, Navy nurses serve for retirement
"."..,..... bill providing
:as TTCenter-Robbery Under l.. \ in Alaska, British West Indies, of Army and Navy nurses. In

,'am Arms (color drama) with Peter 'x'X'\; r Cuba, Italy, Japan, England, 1930 Pres. Hoover signed one

Finch and Robert Lewis. Also I' "" France, Mariannas, Newfoundland providing for physical disability

Monster and The Ape, Chapt. 2. ; < Philippines, Spain i and benefits.
._,-"-: :;.- : ,..._. .... Formosa.
Hospital-High Cost of Loving +.w $' -JI1t: f Advent of WWII swelled the

(comedy drama) with Jose Ferrer f.j" t. :1.j. NAVY NURSES also perform ranks with 11,086 on duty in

our and Gena Rowlands. Also, Toms \-':" 'i'm,, I Q ,' ,' duties at sea, aboard hospital. 1945. Military nurses were given -
I and MSTS vessels.A
Photo Finish. ,4 all the rights and benefitsof

up 16 IG ::1 JJ1JJ small number of qualified commissioned status in 1942

Mainside Friday Blaze May of Noon i'lW; >:i :ii....,_ ..,.,."........... = ww"..... __., N ._ __"H__" _. __ flight nurses are assigned to air and permanent rank was givento
AT WORK Tasks of the Navy nurse cover most every evacuation with both Navy and certain Navy nurse officersIn
our (drama) with William Holden facet of nursing care, with supervisory and administrative as- Air Force activities.A .
and Sterling Hayden. Also, Bark- sistance only a part of the duties they render the Naval Medi- 1947.
>o!" ing Dog Don't Fite. cal establishment. Two Naval Hospital Jax nurses check on look at the Navy Nurse From teaching natives in primitive -
progress of a patient in surgical ward. Lt (jg) Mary Paylor, Corps on Jan. 1 of this year revealed Pacific Isles to assisting

lbal NATTCenter-Wolf Dog. (left) adjusts arm sling for George Nelson, FA of the NAS Jax 43% regulars, 57% were with major operations at sea,
Under Arms. Crash and Fire Unit. Going over Nelson's chartis
Hospital-Robbery Security Deot. active Of
ling Lt. Frances Nelson with Max Eichlinger HN, looking on. Reserves on duty. the hard-working women of the

Saturday, May 17 Navy Nurse Corps have followed -

Mainside Fighting Wildcats the Fleet wherever it sailed.

(adventure) with Keefe Brasselle. Ius ARMED MIGHT POTENTThe I

devil Also, Droop.Casanova Cat and Dare- Jam Session ToniteA

NATTCenter-Blaze of Noon. most powerful peace- fleet and new supersonic air- seas, has been revamped to combination Happy Hour

Hospital-Wolf Dog. time military force in the craft, the Navy's' missiles rank strike from the air or sea on and Jam Session will take place

Kiddie Matinee (Mainside) history of the US is parad- with the most lethal. any type of mission. tonight at the NATTCenter EM .

color More vessels being equipped Force shooting for Building 593, commen-
Showdown at Abilene ( ing its formidable weaponsfor are The Air Lounge,
western) with Jock Mahoney and millions of free world with the surface-to-surface outer space craft with the 3,600- cing at 1900.

Martha Hyer. Also, One Spooky citizens during this Armed Regulus for inland attack and mph-X15, has the world's most The newly formed NATTCenter -

Knight. Forces Week. the Terrier antiaircraft weapon. devastating striking force, the band will be on hand to ren-

Sunday, May 18 WITH THE singular purpose Other missiles include the air- Strategic Air Command, with der assistance with the musical

Mainside-Handle With Care- of displaying the nation's "Power to-air Sparrow and Sidewinder, nuclear-armed B-47s and B-52s, entertainment.Rear .

(comedy) with Thomas Mitchelland :! For Peace", Armed Forces and the surface-to-air Tal 0 s, as a deterrent to war.

Dean Jones. Also, Midnight Day observances on ships and while the 1,500 mile-range Po- Adm. George A. Rosso has

Smack. bases will be open to the publicin laris for firing from ships and Grand finals in the All-Army been designated Chief of Navy

NATTCenterFighting Wild- hundreds of communities in undersea craft develops progres- Entertainment Contest are sched- Chaplains. Adm. Rosso will suc-

cats. this country and in more than sively. uled for June 18-19 at Ft. Bel- ceed Rear Adm. Edward B. Harp

Hospital-Blaze of Noon. 70 nations where American men The Army, streamlined and voir, Va. Jr. in June.
.: .1. girded for nuclear warfare. has
May'19 in uniform are siauonea.In :
Monday Honky Tonk the 10 years since the services an arsenal of short and medium-
Mainside -
(drama) with Clark Gable and the were first brought Secretary together of De-under range and missiles.surface-to-surface rockets Slower Promotions ? I'

Lana NATTCenter Handle With fense, the Armed Forces have FOR AIR Defense of vital industrial figures recently releasedby insignia is going to be longer.In .
and military installations -
been forged into a versatile and areas the Senate Armed Services
Care. antiaircraft the Navy, a lieutenant
I Army
I Hospital-Fighting Wildcats. I punch-packed team. batteries are armed with the Committee, the services have must now spend five yearsin
The Navy, America's double- predicted it will take longerfor before promotion to
of guided grade
deadly Nike family
Tuesday May is being strength-
fisted sea arm, officers to get promoted lieutenant commander. In 1963it
To missiles which will soon be sup-
Seven Guns from oil
Mainside in rapid change
ened a between now and fiscal year .
will take longer.A
ported by the Hawk, effective a year
Mesa (western) Charles Quinliven to nuclear power for submarinesand 1963, according to ArmyNavyAir

,r. and Lola Albright. Also, ships; from guns to missiles; against low-flying targets. Force Register.The Marine captain waits five
t. Hareless Wolf and Home Tweet and from prop jobs to 1,000-'i' The Marine Corps, with threecombatready predictions go through to six years before becominga

151e Home. mph carrier-based jet fighter- divisions i and fiscal '63 and in most cases major. In 1963 the wait will

TTCenter-IIonky Tonk. bombers. three air wings poised at stra- the wait between changes of be from five to eight years.II .

5tld Hospital-Handle With Care. WITH A GROWING atomic tegic bases at home and over-

11II i

Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS 15 May 1953

Has Telegraph Service, Too Rhodes Study

Phone Center Here Is Link CompetitionRules

Between Serviceman HomeThe GivenNavy

and Marine Corps offi-
cers and midshipmen are eligiblefor
Station Telephone Center, located at NATTCenter, the annual Rhodes Scholar

provides convenient and courteous long distance and local w I ship Competition' if elected,
phone service for NAS-based personnel. will be sent to Oxford Univer-

Located in a comfortably Saturdays, and 0900 until 2230 1 1, EA I sity, Oxford, England, on active
equipped lounge in Building 517, duty by CNO or Commandantof
the Center has current maga- the Marine Corps.
zines, stationery and air condi- Western Union section is Information on the latest
tioning for the comfort of pa- open from 1100 until 1900 Mon- scholarship competition is con-
trons. day through Friday; 0900 to 1300 tained in BuPers Instruction

MOST OF the major out-of- Saturday and is closed all day 1520.61 of March 31

town directories are also avail- Sunday. To be eligible under the rules

able.Also THE PHONE section has five of the Rhodes Trustees, candi-
available for servicemen'suse operators in the phone service dates must be a male U. S.

is a Western Union Sectionof department to help personnel citizen; unmarried; between 19
the Phone Center, offering place calls to "anywhere U.S.A.." and 25 on Oct. 1 of the year

complete wire services.It Mrs. Ruth Tupper is in chargeof following; have at least junior
standing in college, and receive
is possible for men (or the Western Union operationand
women) to come in, call home reports that money orders official endorsement of his cpl-

for money, be seated and reada and flowers make up most of lege.
magazine for a while, and that section's business. The Rhodes scholarship is val-

the money will arrive by wirein ..uL. u uU'u' u.'uuuuuuu.'uu___ _:n:. t -..,.w.w,. ... y.'A"'I"? : ued at 600 pounds sterling (approximately -
one hour. MEN USE TELEPHONE CENTER Kay Tripp (standingat $1,680 per year.
THE CENTER has been in counter) assists men at the Telephone Center aboard the CNP requires that candidates
Station in placing long distance phone calls. Seated at the must be male commissioned officers -
operation for six years. Mrs. switchboard is Mary Thornton completing a call for military of the Regular Navy and
Rosa H. Briggs is the chief personnel. The Telephone Center also includes complete West-
operator.The {. ern Union facilities in the phone lounge located in Building Marine Corps now on active
t 517 at NATTCenter duty or first and second class
Telephone Center is
open midshipmen' of the U. S. Naval
from 1530 to 2230 Monday
through Friday; 1900 to 1700 az' Nation's Defense Pool Academy.
Reserve personnel are not eli-
gible to compete via the Navy
Retireds Drawn Shows Speed MobilityChilling but must submit their request

through their own state board.
States With
defensive power instead of sheer numbers is in evidence Applications for Navy spon-

Warmer ClimesRetired more than ever as the services celebrate their ninth Armed sorship must be submitted in
forces Day.Observances. the December 1958 Competition.
Naval personnel seem
will be held
to like informal livingFloridastyle I Marine Corps totaled 4,573, of
10 to 18 in this and other countries MDBS Payments Due
says Navy Times.Of which 2,950 were new recruits,
around the world to pointup I Mutual Death Benefit Society
64,500 who collected retirement 1,184 re-enlistments and 439 reservists -
the "Power for held
members reminded that assessment -
or Fleet Reserve entering active duty. are
retainer -
by the US Armed Forces. I and 95
Nos. 94 are pay-
pay during last year, Corps strength was estimated at\
about 4100 settled in Florida. OUR FORCES though smallerin 193,318. The previous month it able now through May 19.

California claimed some 37 per Borders.CALLS AN.HOME student-at NATT-Barney' numbers than last year, are was 193,030. (AFPS) Positively no payment will be
further for defense
cent, however. Center's AE School enjoys organized even accepted after the closing date.
Next most desirable i state talking with the homefolks at against the mushroomingpower Twas in a restaurant they met,
seemed to be Virginia, where the Telephone Center In Build of nuclear war. Romeo and Juliet. One reason for staying clear
3575 retired. ing 517. The center for use of In the Army it is the pentomic He had no cash to pay the of debt is that it's so discouraging -
all N A S Jax-based
Basis for the article was the personnel also his complete concept. The Marine Corps' too debt, to work for money you'vealready
Navy Finance Center in Cleveland's wire facilities. has a nuclear-age reorganization So Romeo'd what Juliet." spent.

W-2 withholding tax slips; underway.On : .
sent to personnel. the sea-and under it-the

power and the force of the Navy
have been growing. And in the t { rx Or

sky, the Air Force keeps alert
Bargain ClothingUp
and prepares for the future,
Fo SaleThe / should danger wing down from
the clouds.
Navy is selling reno-
vated POWER FOR peace, it has ..
"ready-for-issue" EM :F. a.??:
(Personnel are invited to visit been said ;
clothing depends on an ever-
at 25
cent of
per :
standard price, according to the USO Serviceman's Club a t growing ability to defend against
331 W. Forsyth St. The club is attack and to retaliate with swift
Navy Times.
The clothing items were issued open from 0900 to 2300 daily.) and devastating force; and, unlike :

to recruits who failedto Thursday, May 15 Make i t waging war, waging peace
meet Navy standards and yourself night-games, 2000-2300 demands never-ending vigilance

were discharged early in their Friday, May 16-USO Pal Day against threats to democracy and
enlistment. The used clothing program, 2000-2300. to our freedom.

has been cleaned and much of Saturday, May 17 USO Pa 1 This Armed Forces Day will
it never has been put on, day program, 2000-2300. show the United States and its 1 1
Times said. neighbors of the world how our .
Sunday, May 18-1000, Fre:
The Navy Clothing and Tex- morning coffee; 1045 Attend military services stand pre- F': r.'iS
tile Office has authorized pared.
church service of your choice;
clothing and small stores out- 1730 Vesper time, refresh The total estimated strengthof
lets to reduce the price on ments by Riverside Presbyterian the Armed Forces was listedas
such items to 25 per cent of Church. 2,617,732 at the end of February -
the standard price for new .
Monday, May 19 Birthda
items. THAT REPRESENTED an increase -
: This step was taken in orderto party. of 4,416 over January. -
reduce the large inventories Tuesday, May 21-Join you Recruitment and inductions of all s"-
of renovated clothing, pals at USO.Wednesday. enlisted personnel were estimated i

Times added. May 22 Dis at 60,384 in February, a decreaseof
Jockey program, 2030-2300.. 3,083 over the previous month. :

Armed Forces Day, May 17- The figure included 13,241 Selective -
Honor at AK Graduation The Jacksonville USO club will Service inductions, 25,650(
carry out the tradition of USO new recruits, 18,486 re-enlist-
Captured By PrescottJohn by cooperating with military officials ments, and 3,007 reservists goingon

Prescott Jr., AKAA, of in this area in .assisting active duty.
St. Petersburg, Fla., was named with the Armed Forces Day Navy procurement totaled

honor man in last week's gradu- celebration on Saturday, in 12,904, with 7,841 new recruits,
ation at Aviation Storekeeper demonstrating "Power for Peace"at 3,347 re-enlistments and '1,716( s
School Class A at NATTCenter. NAAS Mayport from 1000 to reservists going on active duty.
? The new Marilyn
Prescott, who entered the Navyin 1600.A. Estimated Navy strength was (left) keeps up with the latest fashion trend as she models a
Sept., 1957 will report to USO rest area will be setup 639,803 compared to 633,628 for sack dress. Several years ago. during a tour of Korea MMs
NAAS, Whiting Field, Fla., for for the public visiting the January. charms\ were more easily recognized. Marilyn after absence
duty. base. February procurement for the from screen for two years recently signed contract to appearin
movie version of musical comedy hit "Can.Can."

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))58 15 May 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Pag 5

f LillIe Hope Seen a t Mayport Trio Fulfills

For Changes In a'
yh vivir Dangerous
BAQ ProposalsLittle
trio of Navy deep sea divers, who comprise a group
fi- hope is now seen by known officially as the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit,
lea Pentagon officials that Congresswill has been performing missions of danger at NAAS Mayportthat
get legislative proposals range from clearing obstacles to detonating mines.
changing quarters allowance j: J ( I The unit, whose operations,
rve policies to allow "people marriedto ?'; generally speaking, are similarto of 58 pounds per square inch at

each other" increased quar- t. scuba diving, is comprised of 130 feet and at pressure of 100
nt ters allowances and to permit :: : : three men: Ensign William Rei- pounds at 300 feet. With modern
enlisted members to draw their dell, officer in charge; Stanley' Navy diving equipment, diverscan
'st quarters money across the pay Ridgeway, mineman third class; work in water as low as 36

non table, according to Navy Times. I zu. and Harold Cross, boatswain'smate degrees.

The Eudget Bureau doesn't approve first class.WORKING Mission of the crew at May-
the increased quarters allowance a m IN WATER depthsof port is to dispose of unexploded
es and the Defense Department 4+ between 40 and 60 feet, the ordnance. They also retrieve
!''U dislikes the latter pro- ,. # men of the EOD team are equip- safe unexploded obstacles of any
s. posal. 4j to ped to go as far down as 130 kind.
19 Snagged on several important S feet. With proper rigging ,these THE EOD MEN who will demonstrate -

ar points, the proposals looked like trained technicians can go down) a pick-up by crash
or doubtful bets for passage this as far as 300 feet. boat and display techniques of
ve 1 For scuba diving levels these, '
session of Congress. N deep sea diving at Mayport' on
..1- men can work in water pressure Armed Forces this Saturday,
The "married to each other" Day
proposal is more than two years : Vtl endanger their lives every time
old. It involves families in which Jewish Personnel they go down into the sea.

both the husband and wife are l Men picked for such work by

C6f in military service. Guests Of TempleMen's the Navy must be physically per-

Under present law, the hus- fect, since when deep-water
band may collect the quarters GatheringThe diving the. diver must sometimes
allowance (BAQ) of a single remain below for an hour at a
ss member as long as family quar- Jacksonville Jewish Com- time and sometimes twice a day.

al ters are not available. The wife, ;, munity Council has announcedtwo Aside from their specialty of
however, cannot collect any BAQ MAYPORT DIVERS READY GEAR Ensign William events for military person- deep water diving with gear, the
unless there are neither singlenor Riedell, (left) helps Stanley Ridgeway, MN3 adjust his gear nel during this -week's USO- crew is also trained in what is
j- family quarters availableon prior to taking off for a deep sea diving mission. They are two sponsored Pal Week. known as free ascent. Many
7 base. of three men who comprise the Explosive Ordnance Disposal The first is r,i invitation to the dangers 'confront men in free
std Unit at NAAS Mayport. Their equipment consists of specially
, Last year, Congress passed constructed rubber suit, helmet mask, oxygen tanks, and fins, dinner meeting of the Temple ascent, including an attack of
plus that necessary asset called courage. The team will perform Men's Club (Temple Ahavath the bends, which make the diver
legislation to forgive
"overpayments" Saturday during the Armed Forces Day program at NAAS Chesed, St. Johns avenue and. quite helpless; and air embolism,
1In of BAQ to several thou- '
Mayport. Mallory street) on Thursday or otherwise known as blowingup
sand women who had collectedthe
(today) at 1900. Military per- of the lungs. The latter could
single allowances ev Freedoms Foundation Plans prove
though single quarters had been
available on their bases. SPECIALISTS in their work,
The second event is a break- the EOD men must first of all
tys '
;- .. 58 Letter Awards ContestThe fast (Bagel and Lox), also at go through a training period of
the Temple this Sunday, May 18, nine months duration. Training

1958 Letter Writing Awards program, with almos at 1030. consists of five weeks at Under-

e $10,000 in cash prizes for Armed Forces members, has beer Any questions may be referredto water Swimming School. Theyare
.announced by the Freedoms Foundation. The subject of this Raymond Winterfield, Chair- checked out in three dif-
JWB Armed Services Com- ferent types of scuba gear-the
year's program, open to all service personnel on active man
ar'e duty, including the Coast Guard, is: "My Part in Winning mittee. He can be reached by aqua lung, Scott hydo pack and
Friends.for Freedom." telephone ELgin 6-4151 Nerthill single stage lung.HOME .
\ "Faced with worldwide threatsof -- -

communism," the Freedoms
Foundation said, "the 1958 letter j
awards are designed to enlist the a alEats? rS
influence of American servicemen

who are ambassadors of
With TheToastmasters goodwill at home and abroad, in ,
the cold war struggle."

FIRST PRIZE is $1,000 in cash, !
with a second-place award of
Emphasis on interclub activities $5:>0, 50 prizes of $100 and 50
prompted an exchange of speakers of $50 each. All winners, and
between Officers' and Mar- those who receive honorable
Nav-Easy 7 Toastmasters last mention, also will be given

Thursday. George Washington Medals. ( 1
Easy Seveners Larry McLeod Entries, which must not exceed W r 1i a p
and George Foster helped sparkan 500 words, may be mailed to the t
interesting 220th meeting of Freedoms Foundation, Valley
the Navy Jax club, toastmastered' Forge, Pa., any time before the t, ;
by Mack Bailey. Nov. 1, 1958, deadline. No formal '

Jack Baird and Norm Frees entry blanks are required.
had youth as a basis of their LETTERS MAY be typed or '
themes. Baird issued the chal- written on one side of the paper I $ :

lenge of better leadership in only. The entrant's name and 1A6. '
and home addresses :.tatty. : .... t 6r4% ,,,, ? a. f .Yx .;.,
"Youth Needs Your Talent" both military t awos mss.--_ -- -sBdadA. ro. ........, ;r ---- -
while Frees cited alarming facts must be printed legibly. FROM AFRICA DEPLOYMENT A detachment of VW-4 the famous "HurricaneHunter"
winners from each of squadron returned to NAS Jax last week from two weeks deployment at Port Lyau
regarding and crime with top
youth weather reconnaissance flights with the U. S.
tey, Morocco. While there, crews took part in
"The Cool Set. the five services will be among Sixth Fleet. Personnel of VW4 enjoyed fine liberties in several famous European cities, with a
McLeod's "Human Bondage" 10 entrants invited to Valley black beret,' memento of a Paris trip being worn proudly by personnel. Enjoying a reunion are
of the AMC, left Charles, Mrs. Britton and daughters Pamela and Deb-
insisted dead Forge for presentation Harlow Britton, ( ) holding son
that is not
slavery awards on Washington's Birth- orah: Mrs. Mary Stacey and Lt. Edward Stacey, and Mrs. Maggie Riser and Lcdr. Roy Riser, ,
where.powerful labor unions are
concerned.A day, Feb. 22, 1959. (AFPS) holding daughter Cynthia.

rejuvenated Gene Guazzo Hunters Back From AfricaApproximately I Walls, Prichard CaptureAE

gave about some"Father little of known the British facts Hurricane (A) School HonorsSgt.

Navy," John Paul Jones. 50 officers and i much to their liking as they I Lyautey proved ideal. Since Richard Walls, of Green-
Emanuel Timm headed the men of Airborne Early Warning participated in weather recon- they were just a few hours by field, Ind., and Jerry Prichard,
evaluating panel, composed of Squadron Four returned to their naissance flights in the Mediter- air from many major European AEMAN, of W i chi ta, Kans.,
toastmasters George Foster, NAS Jax home last week from ranean area, working closely cities, the crews enjoyed excel- shared top honors in last week's
Hardy Rose, Ray Mullins and two weeks deployment to Port with the Sixth Fleet. lent liberty. graduation at the Aviation Elec-
Woody Woodside. Lyautey, Morocco. Flying missions in new Lock- VW-4 marked the opening of trician's Mate School Class A at

Officers interested in improving The detachment, headed by heed Super Constellation radar- the hurricane season yesterdayand NATTCenter.
themselves socially and professionally Lcdr. Thomas Saltmarsh Jr., relieved equipped planes, VW-4 person- plans making flights to the
through better listening, Comdr. Nicholas Brango, nel proved the capabilities of Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico, Promotions to corporal and
thinking and speaking are urgedto VW-4 skipper, and a first groupon the giant craft to be more than thus providing earliest possible sergeant are in store for 24,500
contact Lt. Don Dougherty at April 22. adequate. warning to residents in the pathof Marines during May and June,
extension 8586. The Navymen found the work Geographical location of Port storms during this season. the Corps has announced.



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Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 15 May 1958 Bl 1

_, Torrid Redlegs

TheWATER. Invade Jax Park

Savannah's red-hot Redlegs

Invade the Jacksonville Braves'

LINEThe home bailiwick for a three-game

Sally League "neighborhood"
Jax Navy Sailing Club I series starting Monday night.

sponsored the weekly regatta of All games will get underwayat : ;

the Greater Jax Sailing Competition 2000. Servicemen will be admitted -
May |4 at the 'O' Club Pierat for 60 cents.

Mulberry Cove. Following this series, the + .
Finishing with the shortest Braves, finally beginning to find

elapsed time among nine boats: themselves after a shaky start, o f ,4vv

was Fred Purcell of NAS Jax move to Savannah for four

Dental in Snipe No. 9026, witha games.

time of 23:21.SHORTEST The locals return home for a

elapsed time for week's stay May 26 with series

the NAS Bantams in both races, planned against Macon and

run was taken by Maj. Van Rope, Augusta."Oh ..

USAF, in Bantam No. 574.
what a lovely cow," said
Comdr. Woody Woodside added the cute young city miss.

color to festivities by demonstra "But why hasn't it any horns?"

ting his newly-launced Psyche, a she asked the farmer. J .

nondescript sailboat he began "There are many reasons," the _
building 20 years ago. farmer replied quietly. "Some _

Wind squalls up to 45 knots cows do not have. them.._.o.. until.n____ _later _.- '{..
were responsible for early term- in life. Others have them removed BOWLING WINNERS Competition in the Officer Wives Bowling League recently came
ination of the Indian River Nip- while still other breedsare to a close with winners in respective categories receiving attractive trophies at a luncheon at
per Regatta at Eau Gallie last born without horns. This the 'O' Club. Awards were ,presented by league president Betty Bruffe ( ). Bowling till-
ists are left to right, Janet Baird Sophie Grace Judy Boggess, Shorty Iidwell, president Bruf. I
Sunday. cow does not have horns because fey, Gert Thompson, Gladys Poynter and Jane Albert. Absent are Donna McCall Grace Matthie-
FIVE BOATS from the Jax it is a horse." son and Ruby Taylor.

Navy club entered. They included .

: Rhodes Bantam No. 571 with .r. > ,. .'' '. ''' ..' Navy Relief Drive
Max, Clark as skipper and crew- ' CRACKERJAXSET

man Barbara Morgan; Bantam (',..SAX ,Ali: .,
, No. 344, John Gordon, skipper, "::' :. ,, "..S' .Po'RI' :5' FOR PI! To FromHoleInOne

and No. 574 Steve, Comdr.Van Rope Woodside, crewman skip-; tt..i'F4;;: :; .:iwws: ;;; : The Jax Navy Crackerjaxhit EventThe

; ::i>:;. :: : .:: :.: ,:.. ')<, .r. .. )., '... .. the road for a pair of
per, and crewman Maj. Van .:. :<' '. :.... 1i '" ,f'.: ,, '1" '
.", softball at Parris Island
f" :.. games -
:(> >1 "" .. .
: Relief Hole-In-One
Rope; Snipe No. 9026, F B. Pur- --.. __ __ Saturday and Sundayfor Navy
cell, skipper and crewman J. H. Contest got underway for one
the first travel ventureof
Parks, and Jully, US 186, .skip- day's action yesterday at the
the for
pered by Lt (jg) Fitzgibbons.Due Supply VAH-1 Pacing season Hugh NAS Jax golf course practice tee
with play also scheduled for
to the
weather and The Cracker j a x suffered
inability to observe the finish their first loss of the yearin Saturday and Sunday.

line because of the torrential Mainside Softball PlayThere's City League play at St. Both military and civilian per-

downpour, the Racing Committee Nicholas Park last Wednes- sonnel are eligible to compete.

was unable to determine certain Thelma Carter veteran Hours of play this weekendare
the National day, as ,
more breathing room League
race winners.It's atop set for 1100 to 1300 and 1600
following last week's results in Mainside intramural softball Jax Rocket twirler, hunga to 1800. Each contestant will
believed Jax Navy won with alone in the with 4-2 setback on the Navy get
Supply resting top rung a three balls for 25 cents.,
second place in the Bantamclass tidy 6-0 mark. nine.

with No. 574 and third in Former co-leader, V A P-6 2, The Rockets overcame a CLOSEST TO pin each day
the Snipe class with No. 9026.. suffered its first loss of the year, hind to knot the count at 5-5 2-1 Crackerjax lead with a will determine winners for that

TOURNAMENT director for a stunning 13-6 setback at the in the seventh inning, postinga three-run fifth i with two day, with three closest during

the May 17 NATTCenter Water hands of VW-4. The defeat toss- pair of counters. triples and a single by Carter.In the tournament run selected for

Ski Tourney has advised that ed the photo outfit into third BOTH CLUBS played fairly a Friday league tilt, the the grand prizes.
the slalom flawless ball through seven more Crackerjax trounced YMCA-
course is ready for place. Proceeds from this event will
use by all who wish to practicefor SUPPLY, A mild surprise in frames. In the top of the 14th Tamiami, 15-2. Mary Colvin, be turned over to the Navy Relief -

this weekend's event.If the league to date, posted a inning, VA-104 registered two in her initial appearance on Society.
more runs to hold a temporarylead. the hill tossed a threehitter.The .
any of the buoys are dam- pair of shutout wins last week.
MERCHANDISE' been donated
aged, it would be appreciated if The Storekeepers trimmed the -
A VAH-1 in the final
the local
rally by following
help is given toward repairs. 679th, 4-0, then romped overVAIS
half of the inning merchants A 11 State &
70.Medical put men on sniffed ; Pipe
Also, the ski jump at the Inlet elderly spinster
second and third with
two away. Supply Co.; Bond Howell Lum-
moved ahead of VAP-
Marina when that it
Ski School is requestedto 62 registering 10-5 triumphover Then R. W. Pigg, Heavy One's anyone suggested ber Co.; Cameron & ,BarkleyCo.
give a hand Friday afternoonto too bad she didn't havea
Operations, and decisioning :! catcher, unloaded a three-run was '.; J. G. Christopher Co.; Davis -
help anchor.
ComFair Jax, 8-0. blast to break open the contest. husband. & Marr Supply Co.; H. & W.

In another National circuit encounter C. T. Golloher'was winning "I have a dog that growls, a B. Drew Co.; C. W. Farmer Co.
chunker, posting ten whiffs i of Florida; Florida HardwareCo.
VAP-62 tacked 14-3 that
a parrot swears, a fireplacethat
STRIKES along the route. He replaced ., and Florida Motor Service.
setback onto ComFair Jax. I smokes and a cat that stays
starter W. W. Hall in the top
IN AMERICAN League fare Other
merchants include Gray-
of the third. Ray Norvell tossed out all night. Why should I havea
SPARES V A H-l, holding a wafer-thin bar Electric Co.; Holley-Edwards
the entire for VA-104. husband
game ?
grip on first place, downed VA- : Sales. Inc.: Jacksonville Paper
104, 8-7, to maintain its slim Co.; Lanahan Lumber Co.; Martin -

SPLITSVW4 lead. Office Equipment Co.; Motor

VA-104 holds second spot a- ?arts & Supply Co.; Patten Sales
No.1 defeated FAW-11, long with VP-18, both owners ofa Co., Inc.; Remington-Rand Division -
3-1, last week, bringing its
rec 4-1 slate. VAH-1 a'
possesses and Towers Hardware
ord to 41%-14%, to pace the 5-0 mark. s Co. .

Mainside National Bowling 1 i In other league action VAH- ,:.

League. 1 blasted VA-173, 14-3, and VP-
VAH-1 No.1 follows with 35 I 18 defeated NARTU, 5-1. : Center Water Ski

wins and 17 losses while Opera- In the VAH-1-VA-104 game, a

.tions.. which- i .,.won over. the, the attack outfit came from be- A Tourney On TapThe
waves, ;a-i, noids number three
honors. Jetty Jumpers Club second annual NATTCenter -
Water Ski Tournament will
American League leader VP-
be held Saturday at Doctor's
Serves Skin Divers
18, posted three wins last week,
Inlet, and all interested person-
beating VA-44 and Communi- Military personnel interestedin
nel desiring to enter must have
cations both with -3-1 scores and joining the Jax Jetty Jumpers,
their registration in at Bldg. 614
then blanking Dispensary, 4-0. an underwater swimming club,
prior to the meet.
VP-5 lost to VFP-62, 3-1, but are invited to attend any of the
the Patrolmen's 35-13 record is weekly meetings held Tuesdaysat There will be a bus leaving

still good enough for second 2000 at Boone Park Recreation from the NATTCenter Navy Ex-

shut out Dental s change at 0700, and it is requested -
place. Hospital Center.
I .. ___ __ ., .
for the number three slot, and The Jetty Jumpers is the only FIRST TO ROLL mo. Sg!. Osborne.m Densmore.' -(left) and that all participants who
holds a 33-15 record. underwater club in this area M/Sgt. Steve Mayer take advantage of the completely renovated do not have transportation take

High set honors for the. American and carries i on an extensive bowling alleys at NATTCenter, and try to improve this bus.

loop is still held by VP-5 training program on swimming, their the lanes kegling prowess. Action took place Saturday night as A spectators bus will leave at
were opened after a month of idleness.
with a 2617 average. VW-4 No. use of aqua lung and equipment. pieces of equipment were added, giving bowl rs the type new of 0730, also from the Navy Ex-
1 has 2256 for the National. I checkout. alleys necessary for those high games. change.




____________ ____________ __ _

Approved J vlntouse' -Senate Conference Pay Tables -

Grad. "" ':. Uad.a' Ovens Overt Oyer" 0..5 OYel'8 0..10 Oyerll Onr14 Onl'160ver18 Over20 Over22 Over260vtr30



GEN/ADM M"-". $1200.00 $12 O ... .. .. .. $1300 ... $1400 .. $1500 . $1600 . $1700 ... .
LGEN/ ... 1063.30 1100 $1122 .. ... ... 1150 .. 1200 .. 1300 . 1400 . 1500. .. ,
MGEN/RADM ..-- 63.30 1000 1022 .. .. . 1100 .. -1150 . 1200 $1250 1300 $1350 . .. .
BGENIRADM ....... 800.28 860 . .... $900 .;.. $950 . $1000 1100 1175 . . . .. .
COL/L APT ........ 892.80 628 670 .. .. . ... .. .. 690 800 840 860 910 C85 .. .
LCOL/CDR ......... 4'104.24 503 540 ... . . 560 590 630 680 720 745 775 . .. .
.t.W/LCDR .... ..n; 400.14 424 455 .. 465 485 520 550 570 610 630 . . . .. .
CAr.'TILT' . ..... 326.04 346 372 $415 440 460 480 510 525 . . .. ... .. .. .
1SZsL /ZT(3g) ..... 259.38 291 360 365 380 .... .. ... .. .. .. .. .. .. .... .. .. .. .
2DLT/ENS ... ... .. 222.30 251 314 .. .. ... .. .. .. .. . . .. .. .. ... .


CAPT/LT .. .... ... .... ... $415 $440 $460 $480 $510 $535 $535 .. .. .. . .: .
IS T/LTjg) .. .... .... .. 365 380, 395 415 435 450 .. .. .. . .. .. .
2DLT/ENS .. .... .. .. . 314 335 350 365 380 400 ... .. .. . .. .. .


VV-4 .. ... .. $332.90 $376 .. $383 $399 $416 $435 $465 $486 $504 $516 $528 $543 $575 $595
VV-3 . .. . .. 302.64 343 . 348 353 380 398 412 427 441 458 470 487 506 .
VV-2 ... .. .. .. 264.82 298 .. 307 328 342 355 369 381 393 406 417 440 . .
VV-1 . .. .. .. .. 219.42 266 . ,285 299 313 334 345 354 364 375 390. . .. .


E-9 . ... . ..... .. .. . .. .. . $380 $390 $400 $410 $420 $430 $440 .. .
E-8 .. .. .. .. ... .. . . . . . $310 320 330 340 350 360 370 380 .. .. '
E-7 . .. ... .... $206.39 $236 . $250 $260 270 285 300 310 325 340 350 356 .. .. .
E-6 .. ... ... ..... 175.81 200 . 225 235 245 255 265 275 280 290 . .. ... .. .
E-5 .. ..... ..... 145.24 180 . 205 210 220 240 . . ... . .. .. ... ...
E-4 .. .. .. ......... 122.30 150 $160 170 180 190 . .. .. . .. .. .. .... ....
E-3 .. .. .. ..... 99.37 124 . 141 .. .. . .. .. .. .. . .. .. .. ...
E-2 . . . .. .. 85.50 108 .. . .. ... .. .. .. ... .. .. .. .... ...
E-l (Over 4 Mo's). .. 83.20 105 .. . .. ... ... .. ... . ... .. .. .:. .... ...
E-1 (Under 4 Mo'). 18.00 . .. .. .. .... ... ... .. ... .. . .. .. ...

To Silence Arguements

Mayport Assigned,Basin Tug 'Best Navy Chow' Title WEEKEND AM LOW PM TIDE AM HIGH PM

Fri. 12:13: 12:16: 6:13: 6:39: SAINTS' CHAPEL
The USS Paiute, a large, ALL
I Sal 12:53: 12:52-: 6:54: 7:17:
seagoing tug used for tow- Sunday May 18
Will Be Made OfficialThe Sun. 1:32: 1:39 7:337:55: : School for
ing and repairing other ves- 0930-Sunday ages
sels and for other miscellaneous three through adults in Building

functions, has been Secretary of the Navy has announced establishmentof 722.

home-ported at NAAS May- .an annual AllNavy food contest to give recognition for Wendel Yeargin 0930-Service of Divine' Worship,
port, it was revealed this outstanding accomplishment in the preparation and serviceof Chapain Osman.1100Service .
week. food within the Naval establishment. of Divine Worship,
.. Top AE (A) Grads.
I Chaplains Reagan and Davis.
Sixth vessel to be based at Called me; ruey Memorial:
Mayport, the other five being Awards Program in honor of the the Ney Memorial Awards for Thomas Wendel, AEMAN, of 1800-Teenage Fellowship in
aircraft carriers the Paiute i Edward Francis the first two years of the pro- Building 722.1930United.
late Captain Cincinnati, O., and Paul Yeargin,
has four officers, 63 enlistedmen. Ney, it is expected to stimulateeven gram. Representatives from the Fellowship of Pro-
AEIAN, of Lakeland, Fla., shared
winning Navy general messes testants in Building 722.
She is 205 feet long and greater interest and im-
39 feet wide, draws 17 feet provement in the already out- will be guests of the Associationfor top honors in last week's grad- Monday May 19

and displaces 1240 tons. standing food service in Navy special ceremonies at their uation at Aviation Electrician'sMate 1000-Chapel Womens Guild in

She fulfills a long-felt needin general messes. convention in Grand Rapids, School Class A at NATT- Buiding 722.1900Singspiration.
the Jacksonville area as NO LONGER will "The best Mich., on Aug. 20, 1958, and at Center. in Building
no such vessel be basis their San Diego convention in 722.
was previously chow in the Navy" a
available. for off-duty arguments. Top 1959. Wendel, who entered the Navyin Thursday, May 22

messes ashore and afloat June, 1957, will report to 1600-Junior Choir Rehearsalin
Citizens of Columbus, Ga., Building 722.
will be selected under a new Utility Squadron 5 in Japanfor
have adopted the Army's 3rd Inf. 1915-A11 Saints' Chapel Choir
of the Bureau of Sup- while Yeargin who
program ,
Protestant Sunday with the Div. as "Columbus' Own Division Rehearsal in the Chapel.ST. .
first plies, winners and Accounts to be honored in ." The 3rd recently departedfor joined the service in July, 1957is EDWARDS CHAPEL
Germany. still unassigned. Schedule of Masses
To Offer
August. ...
The 1958 and 1959 awards Kepf.yS N.a.r..vx.... .....-.-...----.-.. ,.-ps Sunday, may-- 18

Evening CourseThe program will be sponsored by 0830-1000-Mass.
the Executive Stewards' and 0630-Daily.
fE4A 0800Saturday.ST. .
NAS Jax Protestant Sun- Caterers' Association, a nonprofit /, LUKE'S CHAPEL0630Catholic

day School i is offering an even- national food service organi- / Mass.

ing course on 'Principles Of I. zation. ,' s 0930-Service of Divine Worship
Christian THE AWARDS will bear the
Faith' with the firstof
10 sessions scheduled for next name of 'the late Capt. Ney, WWII "I.
Latter Day Saints (Mormon-
Wednesday at 1930 in Building director of BuSandA's subsis-
Tuesday at 1930 in Building 751.
722. tence division, who was honoredfor I
Christian at
his work in food service for
Classes will be conducted by S 1900 in Building 751.
the administrative staff of the the wartime Navy. :y
All Saints' Sunday School for Navy commanders around
Sunday school teachers and other the world will select one generalmess Navy To Scuttle
the most outstanding in
interested as
people. their respective commands. 3 Emergency
Dealing with central beliefsof
from commanders -
our Christian faith, the classes concerned are due to be rec- Machinist Rates

will contain a mixture of lecture eived in Washington by May 20, f SecNav has ordered three
and discussion with the latter at which time an Awards Com- emergency machinist's mate ratings -

being highly encouraged.Next mittee will review general mess disestablished, according to

Wednesday's initial session evaluation reports and recordsof G Navy Times.
will be the key meeting of operation for the purpose of Due to be cut out are the

the series and will deal with selecting finalists.IN emergency service ratings ma-

"The Search For Knowledge and FINAL phase of judging, i chinist's mate L (general), ma-
Truth". representatives of the committeewill chinist's mate R (refrigeration

Other subjects to be discussedwill visit the commands for COMSIX VISITS Rear Adm. J. C. Daniels (right), Com- mechanic) and machinist's mateG
include: The Universe, God, first-hand inspection and detailed mandant Sixth Naval District, was greeted upon his arrival at (gas generating mechanic).
Jesus NAS Jax last Wednesday by Rear Adm. W. G. Switzer (second Reservists and Fleet Reser-
Christ, Evolution and His- evaluation.
from right). Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville; Capt. E. W.
tory, and The Bible. Trophies will be awarded for Parish Jr., commanding officer of NAS Jax (left) and Comdr. vists on active duty in these
During first four weeks of the permanant retention each yearto G. W. Agee. (second from left), skipper of the Naval Reserve ratings will be transferred to
course, a special course in teach- ; the best mess afloat, best Training Center. Admiral Daniels' visit here was in connectionwith the machinist's mate (MM)
a joint civilian orientation cruise and indoctrination last
and to run- general service rating. The
ing methods will be offered shore-based mess, Friday aboard the aircraft acrrier USS Forrestal and two
Prior to the main meeting, at ners-up in the competition.The cruisers at NAAS Mayport. He also inspected facilities at NAS changes will be made between
1900. ESCA will sponsor the Jax. Sept. 1, 1958 and Feb. 1, 1959.

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8 JAX AIR NEWS 15 May 1958

Military Pay /" :"C'l"tJ.1s. III i iir\ :.' '
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The bill is the result of the
For Rent
Cordiner Committee's study two
4-Bdrm. Kit. equiped. House.
years ago and is designed to
y 2826 Iroquois Avenue. (Ortega)
induce servicemen with special
... EV-9-2869. Weller.
! skills to make a career of the ... ... .
,.. r. ; .. '
military. ..... ''' 3-Bdrm, House, range and ref.

THE BILL also provides a six 4828 Wheeler Ave. (Lakeshorearea

per cent cost-of-living increasefor ). $90 Mo. EV-4-5105. Avail.
retirees. June 5. Edwards.
Under the bill, top pay for 5 rms. Bath, furnished House.

an enlisted man could go as .., $70. Apply Martins Store, corner

high as $9,864 while a chief of Timuquana Rd. and Ortega

staff could draw a top salaryof Farms BJvd.)

$31,104. The increases range 4 rms. Bath, furnished House.

from six to 33 per cent for top $42.50. Apply Martins Store,

officers and to 38 per cent for corner Timuquana Rd. and Or-

top-ranking EMs. tega Farms Blvd.

The bill will cost 64 million 3-Bdrm. House
furnished. 1603
dollars than the adminis-
more Charon Rd.
EV 9-8802. Kepner.
tration recommended but is 107
3-Bdrm. furnished House. Util-
million less than the bill the
House ..,....... 'w .. .. ities. $150 Mo. Avail. May 25
originally passed.
: for 3 PO 5-4466.
THE BILL is 'estimated to ap- Bond Drive
ply to some 2,592,000 personson 3 rm. Apt. $42 mo. 4162 Oxford
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active duty, in the Reservesor Ave. EV 9-5068. Moore.

retired. by Capt. William C. Dunn, 0 ., .' .. I 3 rm. Apt., utilities furn. $15
Only change resulting from & R Officer, to groups and divisions ;;' : : Jj wk. 712 Lomax St. EL 5-5734
the final conference affects officers reaching the 65% figurein Lorraine.
with former enlisted serv- payroll savings participation.Bond For Sale

ice. The special pay table for drive organization mem-' 3-Bdrm. lIt bath House. G.I.

officers with former service as bers throughout the Station have Equity. 7317 Ortega Hills Dr.
worked hard in a concerted effort -
EMs was modified by providinga EV 8-5230. DeMent
new section for those with to make this one of the "
most successful Savings Bond 3-Bdrm. House. G.I. Equity.
b over four years active enlisted
4104 Tyndale Dr. Cedar Hills.
service. promotion campaigns at NAS

The House had approved a Jax since WWII. Wolfe.
The leads all armed 3-Bdrm. C. B. House. Kit.
special pay scale for officers Navy
with more than four years "cu- services in payroll savings par- .>.' equip. $1,000 down $62 Mo. 5017
: xoi9 *
mulative, enlisted service." The, ticipation with 68.5% of its employees a k Glenwood Ave. EV-4-1556.

Senate approved a similar scale taking part. 3-Bdrm. Brick House. G.I.

for officers' with more than "six CAPT. ELLIOTT W. ParishJr. Equity. 4025 Rendale St. Cedar

years active enlisted service." ., NAS Jax commanding officer Hills. EV42464.2Bdrm. .

IN CONFERENCE, the four in a recent directive endorsing C. B. House. $10,000.

year provision of the House was the Navy's "personally EV-9-4801.

restored, but the "active enlisted beneficial and patriotic thrift 3-Bdrm. House. G.I. Equity,

service" criteria provided by the plan", urged all departmentheads 4901 Ortega Hills Dr. EV 4-2908.

Senate was retained instead of to give full support to 3-Bdrm. brick House. $14,500,

the "Cumulative" years of serv- the final stages of this present $1,000 down. 4302 Genoa Ave.
ice in the original House meas- drive.
EV 9-0352. Warlick.
In addition, according to Comparative standings and increases ARMED FORCES DAY ATTRACTIONS Three tugboatstop 2-Bdrm. Trailer, Terms EV 4-

Army-Navy-Air Force Journal, by NAS departments in ( photo) from the Tugboat Division at NAAS Mayport, spec- 2464.
conferees payroll savings enrollment Includes ially equipped with fire-fighting capabilities send up sprays of 33 ft. House Trailer 2-Bdrm.
provided that the res- : O&R-55.3%, up from water during practice seision. The fire-fighting tugs will $1,000. EV 4-2504, 4015 RendaleDr.
ponsibility pay for officers, 48.4% prior to drive; Supply, demonstrate techniques at the big Open House program on
which was added by the Senate,I Armed Forces Day at NAAS Mayport. The odd-looking craft ., Inscoe.
shall go only to those officers I 61.5%, from 57.2%; Public shown skimming the waters at Mayport. (bottom photo) is a 3-Bdrm. brick Home. 2 baths,
who in Work's, 67.2%, from 56%? Comp- Navy sea sled. Used by the Navy for rescue of pilots in areas garage, Equity, $1600. 3922 Bar-
are serving "assignments troller, 50%, .up from 44.2%; inaccessible by regular crash boat, it is 19 feet long and has a mer Dr. EV 4-4061. Cryer.
of extraordinary responsibilityand Security, 67.6%, formerly 66.2%; speed in excess of ?5 knots. This craft will also be on hand for

critical necessity." IRD, 80%, from :74%; Commu- the Mayport Open House. MiscellaneousWanted

This feature of the bill would nications, 61.9%, from 50%; Ad- : Riders, from South-

cost about $12,000,000, if fully ministration, 82%, up from 73%; 'E'' Awards Catch Up With side. Hrs. 0730-1600. FL 9-1239.

implemented by the services: Operations, 64.3%, from 50%; Atkins.

"Though the services will hail Medical, 70%, up ,from 50%, and Swap: AEI, at Sanford, Info.

the legislation as a major mile- Miscellaneous, 81.8%, over 72.- Busy VF-31 'Tomcatters'During call EV 4-3432 evenings, after

stone in the campaign to raise 7%. 1700. No expense to govt.

career attractiveness, the point The current overall NAS Jax a brief respite from a heavy Sixth Fleet Swap: Anacostia, D.C. TE
will be made that it does mark figure of 58.5%, is an increase (YN)2 write, Bill D. Payne, 423
tional schedule in Genoa, Italy, Comdr C. N. Conatser, exe-
one major departure from tradi- from the pre-drive mark of 17 42, U.S. NAS Anacostia, D.C.
cutive officer of the USS Saratoga, presented awards for
tional military pay principles, 50%., excellence in competitive exercises to pilots following a re- Swap: Sherman Field, Pensa-
namely the decision to deny full cola. Info call Kordek, EV 7-
Final drive results are expected cent personnel inspection. .
benefits of the legislation to 3215.
per- to be published in next The "Es were earned when
sons on the retired list," said week's Jax Air News. the "Tomcatters" culminated a course had to be shortened due

The Journal. three week November 1957 tourat to commitments.Pilots .

Fleet All-Weather TrainingUnit receiving an "E" in all AO (B) Reaps

Armed Forces in Key West by topplingall three compexes were: Comdr.J. .

Demon squadron compex records E. Tefft, commanding officerof Fine ResultsIn
(Continued from
Page 1)) and garnering 43 out of a VF-31; Lcdr. D. L. Briggs,
1115 Flying Rebels model
possible 45 awards for high and executive officer; Lt. R. H. Gorm- the basic nomenclature ofa

aircraft dogfight. low altitude day and high night ley; Lt. J. S. Patton, Jr., Lt. Class "B" school, provisionsare

1130-Tugboat fire fighting intercepts. B. H. Pearce; Lt. J. P. Manfredi!; set up to prepare a man for
SINCE THAT time, VF-31 has Lt. G. F. Haggquist, Jr.; Lt. (jg) the next pay grade in his rate.
1200-Crash-f ire demonstration.
been moved on and off carriers J. S. Henriquez; Lt. (jg) T C. The Aviation Ordnanceman
three times, conducted intensive Grier; Lt. (jg) K. C. Seawright, School, Class B at NATTCenteris

1300-Entire. program repeated. night and day carrier qualifica- Jr.; Lt. (jg) R. H. McFather; no exception, as the recent

tions, made extensive pre-de- Lt. (jg) H. L. Klein; and Lt. (jg) list of fleet-wide promotions to
1530-Jato-assisted takeoff of
ployment inspections of its De- P. G. Baron. AOC indicate.Of .
P5M seaplane, if it arrives in
time at Mayport.The mons to insure combat readinessand Those receiving two "E's" were the eight aviation ordnancemen -
engaged in three Atlantic Lt. J. E. McKnight and Lt. (jg) donning the hard hat

Fleet, two NATO and' four Sixth :J. B. Wildman.Lt. throughout the Navy, seven have

lecturer at a medical col- Fleet exercises. (jg) F. S. Mudgett also been graduated from AOB

lege was exhibiting a diagramand I When the operational break earned three awards but was school here, five of which were

said: occurred in Genoa, the hard' transferred from the squadron graduated in the last two years,

"The subject here limps because + I earned "E's" finally caught up prior to deployment. and all in the past six.

one leg is shorter than the vXP with the busy "Tomcatters." Making the grade to chief are

other." For five of the pilots it was Sailor: "My brother is a great R. A. Pfluegar, C. R. Weeks, D.

Then he addressed one of his tP:., their first experience in formal- inventor. He just invented a R. Wood, J. W. Henderson, C.

audience: "Now, Mr. Smith, "',ri'.-.. ." amN1Y ai6ysiW wsi.'i i.6w...........<> ized All-Weather Training; that cake of soap eight feet long and E. Swartzendruber, C. A. Air-
what would you do in such a PINT-SIZE The winnerin eight others were first tour pilotsis five feet wide." mone and J. J. Kubacki.

case?" a recent "Petite Girl" com- a tribute to FAWTU's train- Wave: "How do you lift it The old adage, "you are neverto

Smith pondered deeply, then petition conducted by a na- ing methods, as w'ell as pilot pro- to lather yourself?" old to learn" has brought
answered "I imagine sir I'd tional magazine was Jackie from squadron train- Sailor "You don't. You fruitful results
: Shore, five feet tall, of Phila- ficiency : just to these seven
limp, too." delphia. ing, because the normal six weeks sit on it and slide up and down.. men.Page .