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Vol. 16 No. 24 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 11 September 1958

Brazil, U.S. .. ; : Tempo Stepped Up In

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Join FAW-11 HandsAt I I Navy Technical FieldsIn

order to keep abreast of modern education require-

Forty-one officers and men M ments, the Navy is stepping up its training programs in the

of the Brazilian Air Force technical fields and in leadership instruction.With .

joined hands with hosts of special emphasis on nuclear -
F A W- 11 to commemorate _ : missiles and electronics of an earlier prder by Secretaryof

Brazil's Independence Day fields, BuPers reports increased I Navy Thomas S. Gates Jr.,

last Sunday at NAS Jax on-the-job training in weapons I that set service personnel stress

The South Americans are cur- systems factories, which will more leadership and create a

rently here undergoing train- make possible an increased num- moral atmosphere in every com

ing in. the maintenance and ber of enlisted technicians. mand.

operation of Lockheed P2V CO-ORDINATING specialist The four-week petty officer
Neptune aircraft. leadership course will begin in
advancement is improved military -
3 and will startin
San Diego
THE BRAZILIAN Air Force discipline with the establishment -
Lakes Norfolk in
Great and
recently acquired a number of of special leadership
P2V's from the United States. schools and special teams around January 1959.LEADERSHIP. ,

The present trainees form the fleet to, instruct personnelon Field Teams,
what constitutes good leader- consisting of one line officer and
the second group to be trained
ship. one CPO, have been created by
here this summer. Upon com-

pletion of their training, the officers ,,, _..._,,,,..v.' Y'__ ",., """", ,.........""'...."'" "''''''' 'W'Vfl_ ''''''Y'''' _Y ,Y<" _.......--. This move taken by Vice Ad- BuPers to assist fleet commanders -
and men will return to CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE Brazilian Air Force miral H.. P. Smith, Chief of and units as well as shore
and Reserve units
duty in Brazilian squadrons engaged officers and enlisted men currently in training at FAW-11 cele. Naval Personnel, is a follow-up
in anti-submarine opera- brated Brazilian Independence Day Sunday at NAS Jax along in their leadership programs.
tions with friends from the Air Wing. Colors of both countries were Various leadership training
and will be a valuable
I flown and National Anthems of Brazil and the United States
addition to Western Hemisphere I were played. The Brazilian flag of green, yellow, blue and SMALL STORESBARGAIN material is being distributed to
defense. white is shown above. Green is for the forests, yellow for the all commands by BuPers, and

Many new friendships are I gold blue for the skies while white depicts their wishes for DAYSAll some teams have already been
peace. 21 stars represent the states of the republic. making the rounds, assisting in
being cemented between officers
hands are urged to avail their local leadership '
and men of host Fleet Air Wing themselves of the opportunityto programs.

11 and the enthusiastic group Teamwork By Station Units obtain clothing at a reduced On the technical training ledger -
from Brazil. enlisted men have been
rate at the C&SS Issue
AT SUNDAY'S Brazilian Independence Room, Bldg. 953. garnering necessary informationto

Day ceremony, flagsof Praised By Adm. SwitzerSeveral Presently available to handle new technical equip-
ment as well as to teach and
both nations were raised and authorized patrons are 49
train others coming into t h especial
both national anthems played units of the Naval Air Station have been cited pairs of new white tropical

f:>>y the Jax Navy Band.A for their combined efforts in assisting in the successful shorts, reduced to $1.45. fields.

cocktail party given by officers emergency landing of an A3D Skywarrior on August 8. Also, the following recovered ALSO THE Navy is increas-

of the Staff of FAW-11 at Rear- Adm.- Wendell- G. Switzer clothing is availableat ing its manual publications pro-

the 0' Club climaxed the af- I Commander Fleet Air Jack- properly rigged, was outstand- low prices: Caps, Watch- gram, with such publications enabling -

fair.Brazil sonville, cited the men for their ing. $.20; Jumpers, blue dress- the enlisted man to gain
a democratic republic, blue undress- further indoctrination in the
$2.30 Jumpers,
performance via a Letter of Appreciation "Further, the good judgment ;
maintaining and repairing o f
was discovered by Portuguese to the Commanding the of $1.80; Jumpers, white-.60;
displayed by crewmen
(Please turn to Page 6, Col. 1)) Officer. the helicopters and the crash Overcoats (peacoats) $6.00; certain parts of new intricate

and Trousers, blue melton- weapons systems.In
THE LETTER reads, in part:
boats in the rapid rescue of the
Credit Union NoticeOffice $2.15. addition, the Navy is en-
"The teamwork displayed airmen who parachuted into the

of the Jax Navy Fed- the tower controllers, the river were excellent examples of (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 1))

eral Credit Union will be closed crash crews, apd the Operations professional ability and performance. w

tomorrow (Sept. 12), but will Officer in communicating with .

reopen Monday.The the disabled aircraft, clearingthe
"IT WAS A pleasure to observe -
one-day closing is to enable river of three P5M patrol r
such initiative and skill in
the Supervisory Committeeto planes, preparing the runway
aiding the crew of a damaged a
effect 100% verification of with foam, and insuring that the /
airplane. Through such efforts;
accounts. emergency arresting gear was r
our aviation accident rate is _

continually being lowered, and, (I/ ,

Navy Floating Power Plant as a corollary, our combat potential 55 3 5y ,
I *
is being raised. .5.5'S S

Turned Over To A ir ForceCaptain
"To all of the officers and men .
who participated in the expedi- 5.S 5.V .
J. Henry Etter, NAS
Upon completion, the YFP-10 tious and efficient operations
Jax Public Works Officer, turn-
was tied into the Talleyrand connected with the emergency '; '.
ed over to the Army Corps of
station in Jacksonville in an landing, a traditional Navy S -
Engineers a Floating Power tS
emergency caused by failure ina 'Well Done'." f: : S S .I
Plant, the YFP-10, during a ,'. \ / S
there. She
power plant remained -
simple ceremony at Gibbs Ship-
here until April 1955 and .5---
yard in Jax; Sept. 5. 101 million KW Munson, Fish Cop 55 ciS I Ir
generated over
The YFP-10 will now be turn- '

ed over to the Air Force for its of power. Honors At ,AEA( ) S 5/ S
SHE MOVED to Puerto Rico S
use.TAKING during the water shortage in Honorman positions were .S S SS ...
PART in the brief earned by Robert Munson and
of 1955 and stayed until :<
July ,
t'i '
H. W of \ '
ceremony were Page Thomas Fish at Graduation cere- ;
April 1956, generating over 107
the Florida Power and Light Co; monies of Aviation Electrician'sMate
Norman Shepard of District million KW of power. Class "A" School. S. S J

Public Works, Charleston; Lt. After Puerto Rico, the YFP-10
Fish, from Seattle, Wash. joined ,
Col. Kenneth Kennedy, Jacksonville moved to Port Everglades, Fla., I
to supplement the Florida Power the Navy in Sept. 1957. He 1
District, Corps of Engineers, I I I ____ _______ __ 1
and and stayed will next report to NAS, Chula -m
Light system
and Lt. Col. D. A. Shaw, Air RECEIVES COMMENDATION John Gifford, SA. (right)
Force installations representative. until June of this year. Vista, Calif. receives commendation from Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr.. NAS

She wa brought to Jax for Prior to joining the Navy in Jax commanding officer, during recent inspection. Gifford
The Floating Power Plant was overhaul just prior to the recent earned the award for alertness and quick action in locatingand
April of this year, Munson livedin extinguishing a recent fire in the Chief's Barracks. Build-
conceived in 1954 the Bureauof transfer. She supply
by can
detected smoke called the
ing 700. On watch there,
Yards and Docks to serve as enough power for three Naval Fort Walton Beach, Fla. He is fire department and searched for the flames The fire was in a.

an emergency generating plant. Air Stations. awaiting further assignment. chair and was quickly put out by Gifford.ooJchiIdrenBearwatchingGiThemA.


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II. Pane..2' -J-A" -X- AIR NEWS 11.ptember ISf

i a ,. CongregationsTo Attack Squadron FORTY FOUR] 11

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Capt Elliott W. Pariah Jr. ?__itA_.....Jacbonvllle__............?...._?..?..,. Commanding Officer .J P" Sr
Comdr. Grayston 1L Weber ..... ... ........ ...?... Executive OfficerCommander RoshHashonah
KAI Six; Flirt Air JacksonvilleRear .. 0'\ 04t
Adm. Wendell O. SWitzer ............ ........ ................. ...... Ap
?? "" Hashonah
Capt. Seth 8. Starry Jr. .... ................... ... ... .,..........,. Fairfax Observance of Rosh ,
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Capt.. Macpherson Williams ............................ .......................Chiiefeof Staff. NAB Six the Jewish New Year, will begin "
Fleet Air Wing El.D s
Ca pt. Donald E. Macintosh ............................................................................... CommanderChief Sunday, Sept. 14 at all syna-
Capt. Charles L. Lambing .........................."...... .............. .............. Staff Officer Jacksonville.A y<
Naval Air Technical Training Center gogues in
Capt. Charles L. Moore, Jr. ...........................?................................ Commanding Officer cordial invitation is extended ) alta
Comdr Wilfred E. Fle&hman> ?........................................"."..", ........... Executive Officer ,
Naval HoipUal to all military personnel of J

Capt. Alton C. Abernethy ...................NARrif ........ .... .... .. .. Commanding Officer the Jewish faith to attend the ti!

Capt. Norman O. Anderson ... .............. ...... ...... ...... .. Commanding Officer choice.
Comdr. William E. Hardy..,..,......,................"."..".".".....'..... .., ". ..".. Executive Officer service. of their / ng
Home hospitality is availablefor
I Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds in Jacksonville, Florida .
at no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVEXOS 1>-37 those who desire it and may I
Rev. Nov. 1945. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnelof be obtained by phoning any of R
Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training BE 'IT KNOWN :THAT "i Ji VtiflliOF '- HAS ENTERED THE SWAMPY DOMAIN
rH11tit'lr; Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S.Naval the congregations listed; n
Service Information Officer ............ Comdr. Charles M. Thomas Congregation Ahavath Chesed
? tia
Assistant Service Information Officer .... ,'" ...,,. Andrew H. Planey (Reform) on St. Johns Ave. and OF THE A4D SKYHAWK BELONGING TO THIS SQUADRON THE JU10AY OF AUGUST l It>| tiS
Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters Jack Holmes. PHI; Bill
Weekes, JOSN. .Dottie Johnson. Circulation-Distribution Mary Ann Kirchner Mallory St. Phone EV 8-2673, or .iJ ...1ONMANOING
SN. Staff Photographer-Jerry Dalrymple, AN. '
0IR ctt
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Force Press Service. Rabbi Sidney Lefkowitz, EV- a
Material appearing in this publication can be reprinted providing credit is 9-0012. Services will be held q
given. Photographs unless otherwise credited are official U. S. Navy photograph SWAMP STOMPER CERTIFICATE Nine hardy Hornets
*. Sunday, Sept. 14, 1900-2100 and 44 and two local aircraft v
from Attack Squadron representatives
Editorial offices located n Room 230 Main Administration Building Phone
ext...... S1M.IMR. Itl ate ... .> ...* Monday Sept. 15, 1000-1230. are new members of the VA-44 Royal Order of Swamp
Jewish Center Synagogue Stompers. They received a certificate (sample shown above) n

(Conservative) located Third from VA-44 skipper, Comdr. Clifford A. McDougal, for "en.
Up The tering the swampy domain of the alligator and cottonmouth a
..fa and Silver Sts. Phone EL 6-1504 moccasin in search of the remains of a squadron A4D. New

LADDER or Rabbi Sanders Tofield, FL- Swamp Stompers are: Dorse Riner, AMC; Stephen Earner, F

94497. AMC; Richard Marymee, AD2 Robert Sorenson, AT3; Warren .

Services will be held Sunday Matson AEAN; James Tanner, AN: Lowell Waggoner, AT3; Lt. .sc
With Civilians Ken Wallace: Lt. Robert Brown; Walley Hall, and Gerald
Ma'ariv-2000 t
Sept. 14, 1800 ( Bourn.NuclearPowered.

(Periodically, the Jar Air Monday Sept. 15, 0800-1230 and f

News, in cooperation with the Tuesday, Sept. 16, 08001200.Etz f

Industrial Relations Department, Hayim Congregation (Or- Seaplane

wilt list various promotions for thodox), 29 West 6th Street

Naval Air Station Personnel.) Phone EL 4-2389 or Rabbi Solo- .

5i. mon Poupko, EL 6-1203. Services Study Continues For NavyThe i
Following are recent promo- will be held Sunday, Sept.

tions various of Station civilian employees in' : 14, 1800, Monday, Sept. 15, 0800- Navy has divulged plans to continue engineerng 1
departments. .
1800 and Tuesday, Sept. 16; 0800.
studies on production of a nuclear-powered seaplane foronerange
Promoted at Overhaul and Re- Services in observance of Yom Naval missions. ,

pair were Ann Darby, Clerk- Kippur (Atonement Day), Sept. ,
The extended study which
Typist, GS-2 to same, GS-3; 23-24, will be published in nextweek's THE NAVY started probing
will be made at the MartinCompany's ,
Clinton Dickinson A/c Accessories i.. Air News. c
Baltimore plant un- feasibility of building a nuclear

& Equipment Repairman, 3rd der a $385,000 contract, is partof plane, in cooperation with the c
Step, to Aircraft i Mechanic c
Air Force and Atomic Energy
the Navy's program to develop -
(General) 1st Step; Jerry Hous- 1)\\.1\ ;
Commission in 1946. This
a turboprop patrol and ,
ton, Laborer, 3rd Step, to Industrial ,.'. ;"',. .: to. .',:\. ... t' I .I:, "' cargo plane of great range and followed in 1953 with Navy

,. Tractor Operator, 1st Step; \ endurance for anti-submarine placement of high priority research 1
Manning Keller, Guard GS3 to
>a warfare, air early warning and and development con-
Aircraft Assembler, 1st Step ALL SAINTS CHAPEL I
; transport duty.MARTIN tracts with Martin and the Con-
Ottis Miller, Aircraft Assembler, Sunday, September 14 I

3rd Step, to Aircraft Mechanic 0930-Sunday School, three- IS developer and vair Division of General Dynamics -
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(general) 1st step; John Web- PAINLESS-The new highspeeddrill year-olds through adults, Build- I builder of the giant, four-jet Corp.

ster, Laborer (cleaner) 3rd step, shown poised above at the ing 722; Service of Worship, i Seamaster, which was flight-

to Laborer, 3rd Step.In Jax Dispensary aids in makingthe Chaplain Osman. tested early this year and is on

Supply Department, Wil- filled process practically of having painless.a tooth A 1100 Service of Worship, order for the Navy.In Quickie Quiz

ford Cox, Stock Control Clerk, great amount of new equip- Chaplains Reagan and Davis. addition to studies of new
ment installed in the
GS3, to Warehouseman, 1st Step; Dental recently Department gives the 1800 Teen-Age Fellowship, air frame designs based on pre- 1. The Sidewinder is an (A)

Jack Davis, Stock control Clerk, Station the very latest in dental Building 722. sent jet engines development, air-to-air missile, (B) air-to-

GS3, to Warehouseman, 2nd paraphernalia. 1930 United Fellowship of the Navy said Martin engineerswill surface missile, (C) surface-to-

Step; Marvin Dixon, Stock Con- Protestants, Building 722. investigate power plant requirements air missile.

trol Clerk, GS2 to Warehouseman Thursday, September 18 in
Dentist Visits 1600-Junior Choir Rehearsal changing existingair 2. The Navy's IGY participation -
2nd Step; John Fischer, framed to carry Aenginesand ;ts
Building 722. presently in the Antarctic
Mail and File Clerk GS3 to other
1915-All Saints' Chapel Choir areas which nu- (A) Strike Back, (B) Cold Spot
Warehouseman, 3rd Step; Shel- clear propulsion could be
Made Easier applied IC III.
Rehearsal, All Saints' Chapel.ST. ) Deep Freeze
ton Johnson, Stock Control Clerk, to naval weapons systems.
(Answers on Page 5))
GS3, to Warehouseman 3rd Step;

Theora Leith, Clerk-Typist, GS2to By New DrillBoth Schedule of Masses

Stock Control Clerk, GS-3; Sunday, September 14 Supply Honor

Champneys Little, Jr., Freight patients and dentists are 0830-1000-Sunday. Employee

Traffic Clerk (general) GS-4 to equally pleased with the new 0630-Daily. I

Warehouseman, 3rd Step. Dental Equipment now in use ,ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL Award Given To Wave

at NAS Jax Dental, Building 8. Naval Hospital0630Catholic
Robert Murphy, Mail Clerk, According to Captain MacyG. Congratulations
Mass.. go to Frances
GS-2 to
Stock Control Clerk
GS-3; Doris Recob, Fiscal Ac-, Martin, NAS Dental Officer, 0930 Service of Worship, Kelley AKAN, of Control Divi- I ment, who has been chosen

the new equipment is practically Chaplain Bryant. sion, NAS Jax Supply Depart- "s up ply Personality of theMonth"
counting Clerk GS-3
to Same
Latter Day Saints (Mormon- for September.

GS-4; Richard Schmidt, Stock INSTALLED in most officesare Tuesday, 1930-Bldg. 751. She was selected for her out-

Control Clerk, GS-2 to Ware- 'I the new highspeed drills Christian Science Tuesday standing contribution to the mission -

houseman, 2nd Step; James that rotate at 34,000 RPM com- 1900-Bldg. 751. of the Stock Control Branchof
pared to 5,000 RPM of the old 'i4
Selph, Stock Control Clerk, GS2to drills. THE NAVY has made high Supply Dept.
As member 'Of the document
Warehouseman, 3rd Step; Attached to the new high- speed X-ray film available used a has
sorting unit, Mrs. Kelley
James Solomon, Stock Control speed equipment is the Thermo- with a long cone technique that attained level. of speed and
Clerk, GS-2 to Warehouseman, spray, a hand piece that bathes places the X-ray about 18 inches .' efficiency which has met every
the tooth in body temperature from the patient with the resultsof ."
3rd Step; Robert Wilson, Stock need.
more being produced
air-water spray during the den-
Control In addition, the cooperativemanner
Clerk, GS-3 to Ware- tal operation.This on film. attitudein

houseman, 3rd Step; Louise new high-speed drill is In the NAS Jax Dental Lab .k and congenial
which she assumes every
Wright, Supvy TransportationClerk complete with an Aspirator, a there are two new electronic } 'v V task are examples to others.

suction device which removes devices, one an electric gold
GS-4 to Supvy, Shipment. Kelley, as she is known by
fluids from the operative field; polisher to polish raw castings attended
Clerk, GS-5. her fellow workers,
Pulp Tester, electric device that removing a small amount of She
s4 school in Manchester N. H.,
Promoted in Public Works determines whether the toothis gold from its surface. The otheris and
enlisted in 1957,
Department, Neal Hawkinson, living or dead; an electric an electric gold plater to add received recruit training at Na-
scalpel which will cut and heal gold to castings.
Apprentice Electrician, 1st Class, val Training Center Bainbridge.Md. .
the tissues, and a transilluminator Capt. Martin reported that } ,
to Electrician, 1st Step; Estill .
which is a low voltage lightto they are expecting some more

Sandage, Apprentice Electrician, permit seeing through of solf new equipment, and that very Kelley reported to NAS Jax

1st Class, to Electrician, 1st tissues (used in dark room) to shortly NAS Jax will have its FRANCES KELLEY AK- ,. last Oct. 4 and has attended
I AN, two service at NATT-
Supply schools
Step. show fluid in the sinus. own dental repair shop. month. employee-of-the Center Jax.

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11 September 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3 I

There's Only 104 Days 'Til--- I InfJI

It pays to be -safe, even in Pole by every plane crossing I outposts in the Arctic.

0 the world of a tenyearold.Little the top of the world, read SOMETIMES flying as lowas

merely, "Hello, Santa Claus, 50 feet above the water to Thursday, September H
Susan Fuller is mak- Mainside-Lone Ranger and
from Susan." and other navi-
\ uiSe plot icebergs
This voting series will ing sure Santa Claus remem- Lost City of Gold (color western)

you as to your state's particular bers her four months from HER FATHER i is plane gational hazards, the planes with Clayton Moore and Jay
roam an area of almost a mil-
voting laws. Space limi-
now. captain of crew eight, one of Silverheels.
tations prohibit detailed informa- lion square miles, extendingfrom
SUSAN'S father, Julian Ful- two Arctic Ice Patrol plane NATTCenter-Ride a Violent
the Denmark Strait off
tion and the series will be gene- ler, ADI, delivered' a direct crews navigating icy wastesat Iceland west to Hudson Bay Mile (civil war drama) with

ral in this respect; it is for greeting from Susan to Santaas the axis of the Pole. and from Newfoundland northto John Agar and Penny Edwards,
guidance only.
of Our Lady. ,
two Argentia-based air- The aircraft, attached to the most remote point of also Juggler
KENTUCKYRegistration craft of Patrol Squadron 5 Hospital Macabre (fright !
VP-5 at NAS Argentia, Nfld., Greenland.Ice I
in Kentucky is per- zoomed low St. Nick's melodrama) with William Bruce
'and home based at NAS Jax, information collected by
manent unless for two consecu- Jim Backus.
North Pole address and
on a recent -
are among several Neptune observers among the Navy
tive years you failed to vote ina September 12
reconnaissance flight. Friday,
V'sER bombers continuously engaged crews is used in providingvital
primary or general election. Mainside Gunsight Ridge
/ The note, dropped by para- in patrolling the far northto weather data to surface -
Servicemen may register by the with Joel McCrea and
chute among the canned goods survey ice conditions along shipping replenishing northern -
absentee but are required Also Behind I
process Mark Stevens.
and survival equipment tra- shipping routes to United air bases during the shortsummer
to re-register in .
person ditionally left at the North States and Canadian militaryThe season. Ticker Tape.NATTCenter
when they return home. Lone Ranger
Servicemen aut o m at I ally and Lost City of Gold.

1)l') make absentee registration application Traffic Tickets Hospital-Ride a Violent Mile.

when they ask for an Saturday, September 13

11A absentee ballot. To apply, a Mainside-Jamboree (musical)

r. Federal Post Card Application Issued To 158 with Fats Domino and Count

n should be sent to your county Basic. Also Whats Opera Duck.

t.d clerk at any/time except duringthe During August Kiddie Matinee-(Mainside)-

10-day period before an At Gun Point (color western)

election. Mark your ballot care- During the month of Aug- with Fred McMurray and

fully and return it promptly. ust, approximately 158 tickets Dorothy Malone. Also, Pigeon

were i issued by the Sta- r Holee and The Green Archer,

MAINE tion Police to traffic violators Chapter Five. ,

Servicemen may apply for reg- aboard NAS Jax. NATTCenter-Gunsight Ridge. '

istration simultaneously with These tickets were issued dur- Hospital Lone Ranger and

their applications for absentee ing July and August and involved Lost City of Gold.

' ballots. the following offenses: Sunday, September 14

[Coring Application should be made ona reckless driving, 10; obstructing Mainside-Suicide Battalion-

Federal Post Card Applicationand traffic, one; improper parking, Action Drama) with Michael

sent to the Secretary of 30; failure to stop at sign or Conners and Jewell Lain. Also,

State in Augusta, or to the clerkof light, seven; speeding, 32; faulty Gerald McBoing.NATTCenterJamboree..

car your city or town of resi- equipment, 21; inattentive driv- .

the dence. You may send your request ing, two, involved in accident, Hospital-Gunsight Ridge.

gy in at any time beforean 37, and other, 51. Monday, September 15
Mainside God's Little Acre
election.It -
vas Following is a breakdown of
should be noted that a action taken: x. (comedy drama) with Robert
ivy a and Aldo Ray. Also, Hotsy
parent, spouse or blood relative restriction, 54; restriction and PROUD RESCUER Lt. R. A. Bruning leans on heli- Ryan I,

rem) may also request a ballot for CO for action, 2; probation, 37; copter that possibly saved lives of five youths lost in swampyarea Footsy. One show, 1900 only,

you from the clerk in your cityor traffic school, 4; restriction and near Green Cove Springs Sunday night and Monday morn. NATTCenter-Suicide Batta-
)m- town. Mark all ballots care- I ing. Lt. Bruning was one of three crewmen who spotted the lads lion.
traffic school, 7 warning, 26
m- ; ; in a clearing after an all-night search by a Clay County She Hospital- am boree.
fully and return promptly. dismissed, 20; CO for action, 6; riffled armada. Other crew members were H. M. Atkins, A T2, 16
restriction, traffic school, CO for and H. L. Hardy, AMI, who was plane captain of the heli Tuesday Whole Truth
Mainside The
MASSACHUSETTS action, 1; forwarded to Cecil copter.
(drama) with Stewart Grangerand
. Registration here is permanent. Field for action and permanent
Donna Reed. Also, Scout-
Z Servicemen are registered restriction from NAS Jax, 1; CO
Rescues .
Station master Magoo.NATTCenter
automatically when applicationis for action and traffic school, 1; 'Copter God's Little

4)) made for an absentee ballot. traffic school and requalificationfor Acre.

' The ballot may be requestedat government permit, 1, for a Battalion.
'00- any time before an electionby total of 165 cases. Lost Green Cove LadsFive Hospital-Suicide

filling out a Federal Post Card Wednesday, September 17
The United States commis- In Tucson (color
Application or any other written Gunsmpke
a- communication. Mail it to your sioner acted upon five cases, : youths, lost after wandering aimlessly overnight ina western) with Mark Stevens and

is city or town clerk. Mark ballot three probations and two sus- swamp near Green Cove Springs, were rescued early Mon- Forrest Tucker. Also, Wild Race

.ofT carefully and return it promptly. : pended sentences. day morning by a three-man SAR helicopter crew based at for Glory and The Green Archer -

NAS Jax. Chapter 6.NATTCenter.
I Of personnel scheduled to appear -
MARYLAND crew took off at 0615 Mon- the location. The Whole
to boys'
Registration is permanent unless for action, there are approximately day after an all-night search by i Truth.
ABOUT 2100 Sunday the
you have not voted at least 47 tickets awaiting civilian volunteers, led by Clay Hospital-God's Little Acre. I
youths' parents reported to theSheriff's
once in a primary, general or disposition. County Sheriff; J. P. Hall, failed they fear-
11e 1 special election within the five i I ed the boys were lost, after FRA Sets Chicken Dinner
preceding calendar
years. they had been gone from their
Members of the Armed Forcesare ./ Fleet Reserve Association
homes since 1400.
automatically registered when (Branch 98'will hold a chicken

they send in their absentee bal- Lt. R. A. Bruning, pilot of the dinner Saturday, between 1800-

lot. f.. J helicopter, estimated that the 2100, at the Fleet Reserve Clubon

Servicemen may get the absen- 4v} crew had scanned the swamp Highway 16, Green Cove
45 minutes before plane
t- tee ballot by filling out a Federal area Springs.
ts captain, H. L. Hardy, AMI,
Post Card Application or I Price is one dollar per plate

s.h some other form of written com- I spotted the boys in a clearing and 50 cents for child's plate.
five to eight miles back
I about
munication and sending it to -,----

'1t the Secretary of State at Annap- I of Highway 21. crew their feeling in deliveringthe
The helicopter hovered above
olis. the clearing while third crew- youths:
be made at
. Application may
man B. M. Atkins, AT2, was "JUST TO witness the scene
any time before an election. : s. YL41sY4lfi lowered by a sling to cut away of the boys and their mothers
receive ballot,
When you your
it trees to make way for the land- running into each other's arms
mark it carefully and return
!e : : following the rescue, gave one

Ie promptly. ing.THE an inward satisfaction very
BOYS were loaded into
y taken the seldom experienced.
the whirlybird and to
MINNESOTA highway near the Ridgewood Except for a few scratches,

a Servicemen are permanently Grocery Store where the par- red bug bites, and hunger the
when their applicationfor
registered of their adven-
has been eats were waiting for their sons. boys came out
e an absentee ballot The boys were Samuel Cowie, ture unharmed. They got a lit-
d accepted by the county ,
13, Jimmy i Bourroughs, 14, tle damp but dried themselvesout
of residence. To apply,
a ', Charles Manhart, 13, and his with a fire they had built
Card Appli-
> send a Federal Post ry r oyi
made 'I two brothers Art, 11, and Wal- during the night in hopes they
have request
cation or a
__Nr r "mmm_._ ter, 15.Hardy. would be seen.
X by your immediate family. VA-176 REENLISTEE It says "Reenlistment Time" on who had received from The boys said they had decided -
Ballots be requested any I
may and the "Thunderbolt" clock for Robert Ormandy AD2. Ormandyis Sheriff Hall the general locationof to explore the swamp and got
time before an election being congratulated by Comdr. D. C. Stanf.y, commanding the area in which the boys in deeper than they had anti-
should be marked carefully and officer of Attack Squadron 176 after being sworn in for six
were lost, summed up for the cipated.f' .
returned promptly. (AFPS). more years Naval service.


\ I

Page <4< JAX AIR NEWS 11 September, 1958'

Care Can ';' ;::', '"'.,,::::t <' S,,', f :' :rv.j:
Prevent '
Proper Ij .ii ,...''Wi.)f:, Y .
:: .

Needless Injuries To EyeThere

are many sources for statistics on ,a wide variety St
of injuries that happen in industry. But there's a unique 91 c: t '
group which can report eye injuries that DIDN'T happen. L ;
It's called the Wise Owl Club of I
America, an eye-safety incentive pen.The ;
program aimed at reducing the Wise Owl Club was : \
tragic number of eye injuries founded in 1947 at the St. Louis \

that occur each year. plant of ACF Industries as partof

MEMBERSHIP in the Club is its eye-safety program.

restricted to employees who SHORTLY thereafter, spon-
have saved their sight throughthe sorship of the Club was assumedby _
use of protective eyewearin the National Society for the -

on-the-job accidents. Prevention of Blindness, this i _

Members, or Wise Owls, now country's leading non-profit + ANN t
total more than 15,000. And each agency devoted to. sight con- SI 41fI'Irfr '

name represents at least one ervation.
eye that has been ,saved, a According to James O'Neil,
tragic injury that DIDN'T hap- director of the Society's indus- t
trial service, Wise Owl records
show that there are 225 Special Y.

Citation members, workers who jt
I ._ ,. .
have ''''--- ----- ---
saved their
sight on two
occasions.And CHIEF PLAYS WITH TRAINS TOO Model railroading is only one of the many types of
For Sale recreational equipment available to personnel and dependent of NATTCenter through the newly
Trailer-2 Bdrm. Air Cond. nine can thank their opened NAS Hobby Shop Annex in Building 503. Here, Dan Nix, AQCA, demonstrates train's
Neeld.-RA 5-2417 safety eyewear for saving their operation. Nix' talk was part of a program to officially open the shop September 2. The new placeis I
sight during three accidents. The still growing, and NATTCenter Special Services invites your suggestions to make it one of
For Rent club also lists 185 women Wise the best hobby shops
2 Bdrm Apt. Call EL 4-5149. Owls.
After Busy SummerRESERVE
Furn Rm., Air Cond. Garage. APPROXIMATELY 300,000 eye
Kit_ Priv, Ortega. EV 9-0312. injuries were sustained by industrial I
2 Furn Bdrm, Ortega Terrace workers last year. 'It's
Priv. Bath.-EV 9-8129. estimated that 90 per cent of 'I
2 Bdrm home. Kit Equip. $75. them could have been prevented.
Lakeshore EV 8-4956. Mansert. "Until an infallible crystal ball SALTY HUMOR FROM

Furn rm. Murray Hill $10. per is perfected whiph will predict TRAINING HERE AND THEREThen
wk. 4534 Attleboro St. Allard. when and where an eye accident

will ocur, 100 per cent use of there was the pretty
Miscellaneous With completion of the two-week cruise period of VP-
Wanted:. ride from Timuquanato safety eyewear will continue to 742 this week, Naval Air Reservists in this' area bring to a widow who so deeply mournedthe
be the best way to reduce needless death of her third husband
close their
NAS Hr. 0730-1600 Welter, 1958 annual training duty.
Bldg. 902 Ext 205 or 215. eye injuries and the human Although none of the nine lo- I that she insisted on black olivesin

suffering and financial cost that callyattachedsquadrons- and the overseas bases as was the case her martinis.

86,000th Plane Lands go with them," states O'Neil. wing i .staff were assigned to I I last year with VP-742, two to .

three-day flights to GuantanamoBay Daffynishuns: Secret- some-
On Essex's Flight DeckThe Cuba, were made, as wellas thing that is hushed about from

attack carrier Essex, on lengthy cross-country flights. place to place.

duty with the Sixth Fleet, recently NARTU JAX has been a bee- \ ". .

landed its 86,000th air- hive of activity during the pastseveral Blonde: "You're a famous
craft to lead all other active weeks the
as remaining
player, aren't you? I've
carriers by several thousand. squadrons trained at their par- I heard some great tales about
The Essex is second only to ent station, Naval Air Reserve you."

the old Saratoga, sunk by an Training Unit. Bill: "Aw, the tales of most
atomic blast at Bikini, which Two outfits left Jacksonvillethis football "
players are padded.
had a record 98,549 landings.The summer to perform their
86,000th plane was a jet two-week stints, Fasron 741 hav-
Fury fighter flown by Lt. Otho ing cruised at NAS New Yorkand The airplane was high in the
Crowl of VFP62.Civilian VR-741 at Patuxent River, sky when the pilot began laughing -
: hysterically.

Md.A total of 3,385.9 pilot hours Passenger: "What's the joke?"

Blood were flown by the combined Pilot: "I'm thinking of what

squadrons, excluding Patrol they'll say at the asylum when
Squadron 742. they find me missing."
Set ForWednesday
THE LATTER unit was scheduled I
to finish its training tomor-

row, Sept. 12.

The third civilian blood donors e .}. ; VP-742 is working hand-in- 'I Scouting. i
hand with VP-16 of FAW-11,
day for this year is scheduledfor __ ..__ ... _,,n' ___ -. based at NAS Jax.
next Wednesday, Sept. 17, at VA-176
AT WORK Mechanics of VP.741 attend to A noteworthy fact in
the Mainside Dispensary, Building the business of aircraft engine maintenance connec- 1
during their recent tion with the impressive volumeof I Bullseye, bullseye three
8.Hours. cruise period. Reserve squadrons and administrative units attached t
to NARTU Jax turned to in various training cruises flight time registered is that'I more just like the first two 1
will be from 0830 to this summer. A total of 3385.9 pilot hours were recorded by no accidents occurred among the I and you have a pair of new records -
1045. Both "O" and "A" types the combined squadrons. Reserve squadrons. I at Switzerland target.

are needed. The new concept of the Naval Lcdr. George Edmondson,
Employees who volunteer to Merit Promotion Plan Set Air Reserve program is to pro Op ,rations Officer of VA-176, t
vide a force which will be operationally fired five straight bullseye to 1
donate blood should refrain from
For Government Agencies ready at all times set a record for consecutive bulls-
eating a heavy breakfast that i I'I
and prepared to deploy within eyes and low average for total 1
morning.It's The Civil Service Commission hours after an alert or outbreak> runs with the 2.75 FFAR.

suggested your breakfastbe recently conducted a one-day motion will come under the new of hostilities. I Low average for total runs

limited to citrus juice, toast meeting of Federal administrators plan. However, there is no ALTHOUGH members of the being "O" feet sets the goal as i
' of Florida in Jackson- change in the present qualification Reserve the "Thunderbolts"
with jelly or marmalade, and have always been essential boresight the
i black coffee. ville.- requirement, employees will at no time have theirduties Tbullseye for fiscal 1958 competitive -
The meeting was one in a series still have to take written tests. been so clearly defined. exercises.
I It's necessary that donors do of workshops conducted by
The Jax units so selected will 1 VA-176 also scored well last
Under the
new Gov- l
not partake of fatty foods or the Civil Service on the new program week
I ernment agencies are required to carry pre-cut orders in their on Mustin Field, winning 1
Federal Merit Promotion Pro-
liquids during the four hours its first
billfolds and will know their intramural football
which is set up and follow procedures in \\
1 preceding the time for which gram expected to go mission game, 240.
into effect by Jan. 1. .. making selections for promotionfrom prior to general mobili- S
donation is scheduled. The merit promotion plan is among the best qualified zation. With an eye on the Ironman

After your donation, arrange- a written statement of require employees. The systematic pro- The complete wrap-up of Trophy, the Thunderbolts will s.
ments have been made for you ments and procedures Govern- cedures must be written down cruise schedules for NARTUJaxbased field, along with the touch foot- iJ
and made available to employees outfits this summer ball squad, a volleyball team ,
ment agencies follow in making
to obtain a light snack at the S
was as captained
promotion to specific positions. concerned. by Carman 'Freeman,
Civilian Cafeteria. VR-741, June 15-30; VS-742, AKl, and golf team paced by e
I, Employees who have recently Employees may receive a. copy Agency officials will contact July 12-25; Fasron 745, July 12- Joe Cox, ATI.Welcome P

received polio inoculations are of the merit promotion plan employees and employee organi- 25; VS-741, Aug. 9-22; VP-741, aboard to VA-176
from the local agency. zations for comments and criti-
Aug. 9-22; VA-741, Aug. 16-29
; newcomers: R. C. Martin Jr. a
advised ,
not to volunteer to donate -
All jobs in the competitive cisms the
on proposed plan before Fasron 741, Aug. 16-29, and VP- AMC; Maurice Liming, AN and S'
at this time. service which are filled by pro- it is officially adopted. 742, Aug. 30-Sept. 12. Charles Straub, SN.I' .


September 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page 5

'iyi, n; ,',, .,,. '', ha 4 f 4' !'?E: '::j: 'ta.. : '
o.. .
f ; ;4 .k::: t t .r.a\ +R :!4 ;
) < ;; ; ;}tz},t+: ; > ;} r}

o & R Officers, VW..4

tj i i t tL

R YX f "'.. i 1.. .. P0.N. RM'RtlK Among Keg Leaders
ih 'vat .. {!t "7Aavc1
? ; YY14, }.t Mf..J f ++MYL"F dk xL' 0t t lbo, ., a ,
za # Traffic was heavy on the Mainsido lanes last week as
pb } :, YMt+ryt taaeJ xaa P t aaway6.xdR e+A ru ew. .'a vrcL x?$
! t tMxnR { RS x Yptlt .Y11Y4.YMA > 'a4t'ot,saeeeAN firing began in fall intramural bowling competition with
'R ; J
'Ritr1 Mtlaf Y spirited action in both National and American Leagues.

! Defending king VP-18 bested
and 'FAW-11 defeated VA-44
VW-4 "C", 3-1, while ComFairJax
I "A" was decisioning O&R "B," 3-1.
y. Vic Puleo of NARTU "A" registered -
Enlisted, 3-1.
high game for the week
t ;+ >t: '3' K ztr > IN OTHER Senior circuit action -
a with a 204. Tom Pechin of O&R
aP 3
; ::I IaAb 679th Air Force "B" showed" Enlisted followed closely with a
VA-44 "A
in ,
strength downing
,.., I 202. High game in the Americanwas
3-lVAH-l; blanked FAETU"B, recorded by Carl Shew of

4-0; NARTU "A" thumped Com- VP-16, 196.RAY .
munications, 3-1, and VW-4 "A" WINSTEAD of Special

tripped VW-4 "C," 4-0. Services turned in the week's
#?;; ? '''.t'k aR X 'ft;1, 2 '. : q < uc' American loop O & ]R
.. .... .. ,. In the high series of 535 while the Na-
wrt vw.vw*wiwwvvwwiMiiMK>KSM o efc yi6.vwA-WMiiwwwtiiftaaa MflpafrfejyqiR lW' I SEASON-EARLY* PLAY GOOD Activity in the Mainside Touch Football League got Officers blanked VP-16, 4-0; tional Leagues top mark was Art
Jnderwaj last week with early action hot and heavy. Fasron Six and VF-173 hooked up in a Special Services did likewise with Donaghy's 529. Donaghy is a
uel Friday afternoon and played a good ball game despite slippery footing on the Stadium Hospital; FAETU "A" blanked member of NARTU's "A" team.
d. Furon Six| emerged with an WI victory, thanks mainly to taking advantage of enemy Marine Barracks, 4-0; NARTU"B" High team efforts were an 800
mblea. FaaronUe R. F. Stickle, (left) is shown receiving a pass while Don McKay of VF-173 "
II IIl hidden behind Stickle) tries to intercept. dropped FAETU "C, 3-1, game piled up by the O&R Of-
ficers in their win over VP-16.

Thunderbolt Club High team game in the National -

'wAe t Y League was a 790 rolled by
VW-4 "A."
Shows Well In A 2342 by the O & R Officerswas

WATERLINE best high team series of the

HAS Grid LoopOpening first week while ComFair Jax

"A"s total of 2231 paced Na-

week in the Main- tional circuit keglers.:

side Touch Football League wasa Winstead leads American
he last adult swimming class: potpourri of activity ranging League bowlers in the high Individual -
the summer series will be from win parade with 178
I a devastating 24-0 for SERVICES BENEFIT average
ducted at the Indoor Pool,
VA-176 Na-
over Operations to a while Donaghy's 176 paces
ilding 614, Sept. 15-26, with forfeit victory for 679th Air tional League averages.

., s. Mae Thomas as instructor Force over last year's champion GRID TILT CARDEDThe

:l I The class will be for dependts VP-16.

ij iS of service personnel only VP-18 downed the Marine 13th annual Armed Forces Benefit Football Gameat Center Scratch

fid will begin daily at 1830. Barracks, 20-6, the same after- Soldier Field in Chicago tomorrow night (Friday) will

here will be a limit of 12 to a noon VAT176 recorded its shel- feature the Chicago Bears, seven times pro football's world Bowling LoomsThings

ass. lacking of Operations. champions, and the Cleveland Browns, eastern championsof get rolling for the

[interested persons should con- VAH-l's fighting Tigers, one I the National Football League.. NATTCenter Scratch Bowl-

11 let NATTCenter Special Serves of the pre-season favorites for Since i inauguration of the retary of Defense Neil McElroyand ing League Sept. 16 at the
series in 1946
Armed Forces ,
Officer, Building 614, for honors, dumped Fasron 109, 14- high officials of the Army NATTCenter alleys. Bowlers
['gistration and payment of the 0. VP-18 earned its second win sponsored by four Chicago daily Navy and Air Force have heartily interested should contact their

dollar charge. of the week by virtue of a for- newspapers, a total of $509,234.20 endorsed the benefit game. athletic representative or the
been netted for the three
: has Intramural Office Building
feit over VU-10. The powerful Browns, favor- ,
:3t official military relief agencies., 614 extension 481.
Navy Jax Sailing Club was In the closest game to date in PRESIDENT Eisenhower, Sec ites to retain their eastern For, those who do not wishto

lost Sunday to participants in the early season, Fasron Six, championship, will be making bowl on a team there is

t lie Greater Jacksonville Sailing parlaying VF-173 fumbles to Bowling Mixed Doubles their sixth appearance in the the Handicap League, which
series against the Bears.
Competition at a regatta staged good advantage, defeated the Plans FormedA begins play on Sept. 18.
om the BOQ dock in Mulberryove. League The Chicago Bruins scored a '
Jesters, 8-0. Both teams played Clevelandlast Remember, athletic equip
Mixed Doubles Bowling solid 29-3 victory over
ment of all sorts be
, may
hard but the winners were bet- League is being planned for officers year.
checked out from Rosendahl
Thirteen boats of the various .
ter able to cope with the muddy and their wives. Those TWO EX-MARINE Grid stars
lubs participated in a one-boat, for the Bears in Gym, Building 513.
will be playing
., I going. who wish to be included should
andicapped race. attend a meeting at the NATT- the contest. Ted Karras, named
The 'Cane Hunters of VW-4
t Light winds during early partf Center Bowling alley at 1930, by "Leatherneck Magazine" as
1 the race caused a critical cur- I earned their initial victory when Sept. 15.Persons. an All-Marine guard last year, Varsity SwimmersIn

eat vs. wind situation, but after VIMO failed to show. unable to attend may and Quantico's swift-footed end Need Of Coach.The .
aying the second buoy the boats register at the Intramural Office in 1956-57, Dick Lucas, are rook-

ound an increase in the wind Answers To Quickie Quiz in Building 614, or by calling ies with the squad. Jax Navy varsity swim-
land sailing the The Bears, under tutelage of ming team is in dire need to
more pleasant on I 1. air-to-air 2. Deep Freeze III. extension 481
{final leg. ...-- owner-coach George Halas, will secure the services of an experienced -
counter the Brown's power run- coach.
In the Rhodes Bantam class, ning with their All-Pro fullback Transfer of coach Stan Som-

I Jax Navy fared well, winning Rick Casares. mers has caused a vacancy in

, both first and third spots. In Leading ground gainer in pro the ranks of the tank club.

) top place shipping Navy boat I ball in 1956,' Casares, ex-U. of Interested persons, who feel
No. 572 was Roy Owens of the' Florida standout was an Inter- they qualify, should contact

I Jax Navy Band. service All-Star in 1954 while at chief Wooten at extension 585.

, John Mason of the Rudder > Ft. Jackson, S. C. Anyone ,interested in swimmingwith
" Club took second while Sgt. 3 & k the team should also contact -

) Dick Riley of the 679th AC & W sy, ; that number.

Squadron won third place in *_ 1 BREEZESOne
1 Navy boat No. 573. Jw v i.3 morning, Brown looked

Navy Bantam No. 574 suffereda "4 r3J over the garden wall and saidto O

i broken tiller but came in his neighbor "What are you

i fourth in spite of its bad luck.E. burying in that hole?"
, 5 ( "Oh," he said I'm just replanting -
W. Tyler of Jax Univ. was
high point man for day, winning some of my seeds that'sall. Hailed as the largest cage
coach in the A" Force, 6'6",250-
in the class in
Open "Seeds?" shouted Brown Gregg Hamill has been
/ L
Flying Dutchman and accumu- I/t
tt angrily, "It looks more like one named mentor of the Little Rock
lating a total of seven points toward "
1 of my hens. AFB, Ark., five. Gregg was a1I01y
the Greater Jacksonville # 3 "It is, the seeds are inside." [ Cross teammate of Boston
Sailing Trophy.
1 t.; Celtics star Bob Cousy.
1 The next weekly regatta is The glamorous blonde was Jim Hendricks ex-infielder for

scheduled for the Rudder Clubin ---- '- about to undergo an operation."Tell the Ft. McPherson, Ga., Colonels,
Orange Park this Sunday, AIR FORCE SOFTBALLERS An unpublicized unit me, doctor," she gushed, signed his first baseball contract
1 SePt., 14. All Navy Jax sailing aboard Naval Air Station Jacksonville is the 679th A C & W \ow long will it be after the' with the Memphis Chicks three
, of the Air Force. Teams entered in Mainside intra-
r enthusiasts are encouraged to I mural Squadron softball play this past summer were quite familiar with operation before I know something days after his Army release.

participate. the AF outfit, which caused anxious moments for many Navy ?" Gene Eyler crack AF golfer,
for clubs. Teammates are, front row, (left to right) Richard Kent, "You mustn't expect too much has been discharged and planson
Skippers' meeting is set David Wiseman and Francis Rabideau. Rear, Li. "
Wade Cant the
from an operation, replied a new career as a playforpay -
, about 1330 with a planned 1400 Kay Slayden, Lt. Harold Stillwell, Lt. Jerry Ebert. Kenneth doctor. golfer. (AFPS)
1 starting time for the races. Stewart and Billy Haith.


Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 11 September 1958

Officer Responsibility PayI State Dept. Rules

On Children BornIn

Chances Looking BrighterIt Foreign NationsIn

appears that chances are looking up for officer re- an new ruling, the State

sponsibility pay, especially since Defense Department gave Department has clarified the

the services an extra month to find out how they would give citizenship status of children

out the extra pay if approved by DOD and the Admini- born abroad to parents, one of

stration. ,whom is an alien and the othera

However; due to more time f US citizen residing abroad at
its findings to the Senate Armed
needed for studying the plan, Forces Services Committee by the time of the child's birth.

the deadline has been set backto 1 The ruling, outlined in
next March, and those who oppose a re-
Nov. 1. The Navy is still it will question the service cent issue of the "Air Force

strongly against the whole con- witnesses closely on their find- 1'j Personnel Newsletter," provides

cept of responsibility pay. So is ings. that children of such parents,

the Marino Corps. born on or after Dec. 24, 1952,

THE PRESIDENT, being a will lose their citizenship unless

military man, has a great deal they have a qualifying and con-

of interest in this subject. He Navy Wives tinuous residence in the US of

asked the services to study the at least five years.

matter carefully, then make a CornerNavy Such residence, according to

report to him. the publication, must fall be-

At that time, his letter was interpreted tween the ages of 14 and 28 but
death warrant for Wives Club No. 86 held be
as a may interrupted by absences
the responsibility pay as it was its monthly meeting i at the which total less than 12 months.

for which Dewey Park Clubhouse Sept. 3
calling longer study
Accordingly the child would
might be indefinite. with Mrs. James Murphy pre- ,
siding. have to come to the US before

Several DOD officials report it reaching age 23 to allow for five
did that at all that it Three new members were
not mean 1 years of continuous residence.
welcomed into the club: Mrs.
to the {
was designed give serv-
Richard French, Mrs. Joseph Personnel who have children
ices an opportunity to test pos-
Paige and Mrs. Jesse Bush. ',' & born abroad, and have questions
sibility of the whole plan. _. A ...
concerning any aspect of US citi-
OPPOSING THE extra pay it Appointments were made as YULE EARLY BIRDS Santa Claus, that husky old
is generally said that, the con- follows: Mrs. William Joyner, gentleman with the long, flowing white hair and beard and gay zenship, should seek advice and
Co-Chairman-Not New Shop; red and white suit, set up shop in the Navy Exchange Toyland, assistance through the nearest
cept is alien to philosophy of the Mrs. French, Program Committee Building 554 last week. Santa claims to have brought with him American consular official, the
officer. The law states the pay the largest and finest collection of toys ever seen here. Sit- Newsletter added. (AFPS).
; Mrs. John Davis, CoChairman St. Nick's is Tommie of Lcdr. and Mrs.
will go to certain officers who ting on lap Curry, son
have jobs of unusual responsi- Nursery Board; Mrs. Larry Raymond Curry. Little fellow at right is unidentified would
Streiber, Co-Chairman Ways and just say "Sanla" when asked his name.
bility and of a critical nature.
Means Committee; and Mrs.
Opponents of the plan say officers Ernestine Darleith, Layette Com- Records
Navy LanguageOf
should seek jobs of that mittee. .
description without monetary
Mrs. Ski Everoski and Mrs.
value or these are not the kindof Be-Bopping Fishies
officers the Armed Forces I Robert Miller were elected dele

want. gates to the National Conven- Who ever called it "The Silent World?" He should have

However, Defense must report tion in Newport, R. I., with Mrs. his ears examined. Or better still, he should check with
Charles Shaneck, Mrs. Thomas I,
the Office of Naval Research.For .
Bennett and Mrs. Joseph Sheffas
Tempo SteppedContinued alternates.The the fact is that the ocean contain
reports numerous v
depths fairly crackle with the
( from Page 1)) Club held its monthly conversation of marine .life. All ings of puzzling noises that f M7w{.Mwdv o f

luncheon at the Clubhouse on ranged from "great underwater
couraging the use of refresher, you need to tune in on it are the
/JSept. 9 at 1300. Afterwards, the belches" to canary-like chirps. With The
training basedon listening
"package" courses proper
members toured the Navy Wives
regular Class A, B and C Nursery. BUT ANYWAY it's being rec- ToastmasteisSpontaneous

training courses. These courses, orded for posterity by the ONR
I Next meeting is set for S pt.
covered in between one and four which already has built up a Officers InvitedTo evaluations were
I 17 at 1930 in the Clubhouse at
days, handle specialized phasesof Dewey ,Park. Cordial invitationis unique library} of disks and Toastmasters the highlight of the 236th meet-

the regular class courses. magnetic tape. of Jax Officers' Toast-
extended t, all wives of enlisted I ing Navy

Nay Pers has ordered an increase Navy and Marine Corps Why do creatures of the sea Training Session masters last Thursday at the

in radioman training, and personnel. make sounds at all? Apparently : A 11 commissioned officersin 'O' Club.

aims sending more whitehats to! for communication, offense and this area are invited to The proceedings were toast-

. the guided Missiles School at defense, warning, orientationand develop their power of seJf- mastered by Don Dougherty who

Dam Neck, Va., and the basic aggregation.At expression, public speakingand appointed Curt Kretzchmann

nuclear power school at New the Lerner Marine Lab- leadership by enrolling ina master evaluator.

London, Conn.Brazil oratory in Bimini, for example, special course conducted by
Panel of speakers included Bill
the Jax Officers Toastmasters
Navy -
a mother porpoise who had lost
Club. Mitchell, "Hands 'Up"; Ray Mul-
her baby emitted over 800
U. S. lins toasting "Comdr. Richard
excited whistles in about 10 min- The eight-week course begins -
Oct. 9. There'll be a fee Murison, (CEC)" about to depart -
(Continued from Page 1))
of eight dollars. on orders; Chuck Neelley
around the year 1500. SOME FISH according to researchers Interested should elaborated on "The Art ef Conversation -
actually "wolf whistle"at "
Continuous contact Lt. Col. W. P. Mitchell ; Dave Vawter pre-
pressureby other fish, and mating calls sented his ice-warmer, "Finding
the Portuguese, such as heavy at extension 8320, 0 r
similar to those of birds have "
Myself, and Hank Young raised
Comdr. C. E. Rich, extension
taxes and transferring of riches been recorded.The .
some alarming questions about
from Brazilian soil, prompted 8228.
chrimp makes a crackling civilian-military relationships in
. first
movements toward libertynear
noise; the sculpin produces a speech, "Service."
the end of the 18th Cen-
sustained hum like that of an
tury. Election of officers will take
electric ,
place at tonight's meeting and
AT THIS time, Portugal was Auditionings to date have included all members are urged to at-

being invaded by Napoleon some 80 species of New tend.

Bonaparte. King John, VI fled .
England coastal fish; 125 others *
to Brazil and proclaimed it his
from Bermuda and the Bahamas; An executive meeting of Mar-

kingdom.One another 80 from the Caribbean; Nav 7 Toastmasters Club was

of the greatest fightersfor also crabs, lobsters, sea lions, held at Roy Evenson's home.

freedom was Jose Joaquimda sea cows and.whales. ;'la \ Present were Ken Kenyon, 'Dave

Silva Xavier, whose ordealof NAVY SONARMEN first be- Murphy and Bob Gelles.
being hanged and cruelly came aware of the pandemonium
Nominations for
having his body dismembered underseas early in WWII while new exe-
cutives were discussed. Another
inspired the people to a new learning to use new submarine
bOU1'H WILL lust:: :: At PREVENT FIRES! ladies night is being plannedfor
cause for the fight for indepen- listening equiprnent. ,
Long Beach, Calif., Eurlyne Oct. 16 at the NAS Jax
dence. Howell, 18, gave up her Miss Official submarine war patrol home free of
Louisiana title and didn't minda keep Skeet Club.

Since 1822, Brazil has been bit. The Dixie college sophomore Newly elected executive mem-

governed by native sons as a was named Miss USA in BC-BS Payments Due quick-burning junk! bers of the Club are: President,
monarchy and republic. The the recent .4ii.S Universe con
test. Blue Cross-Blue: Shield mem- SUlKY SAYSI Murphy; Educational Vice-Pre-
country is today governed bya
')ers are reminded that the next sident, Paul Underwood; Admini-
Congress and Pre- DON'T GIVE
Judiciary ,
A conscience is a kill-joy payment is due Sept. 15-16 and strative Vice-President, Evenson;

sident. It takes away the fun must be made'\either by checkor FIRE Secretary, Bob Leffler; Trea-

The chief executive is Dr. You had in doing somethingYou money order, payable to Blue : '' A PLACE TO START surer, Ken Eberhardt, and Ser-

Jucelino Kubitchek De Oliverra. shouldn't oughta done. Cross of Florida, Inc. geant-At-Arms, Riley Collins.