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Jax air news
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United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
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September 18, 1958


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EM Here Awaiting Results Of Promotional ExamsExaminations

given to enlisted MEANWHILE, a selection petty officers were reported to become effective Nov. 15, 1958, Figures show that 110 men at
personnel aboard the Station last board to pick the new super have taken part in servicewideexams and are expected to be announced Mainside took part in E-4 tests

month saw 583 going up for chiefs (E-8) and master chiefs August 5. shortly. 110 men at ,while 49 did same from NATT-

higher ratings at NAS and 248: (E-9)) is due to be convened tomorrow Under original plans, the Navy Mainside went up for E-8: while Center.In .
at NATTCenter. (Friday) at BuPers. the E-5 examinations, there
will promote about 2,150 CPOsto only 10 tried at NATTCenter.The .
I were 123 from Mainside and 45
Results of August exams are While number of candidates to the new super grades during number of local personnel NATTCenter men. Largest group

expected to be announced in be considered by the board was fiscal 1959. trying for E-9 was 110 at Main- took E-6 tests, with -130 from

November. not available, some 37,000 chief FIRST PROMOTIONS should side and 49 at NATTCenter.The NAS and 95 at NATTCenter.

County Bus

SchedulesModified rn' Xfl'jW4JJ8Vol.

To provide the majority of
children aboard the Naval Air 16 No. 25 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 18 September 1958

Station with more adequate

transportation, and to preventthe Commands Send Names
overcrowding of buses car-

rying smaller children, an addi-
tional morning county school bus
has been scheduled to pick up For Stadium DedicationCommands

all high school students.In .

scheduling the additionaltrip in the Jacksonville area sent to Annapolisthis
the morning school bus week the 14 memorial chair assignments allotted to
schedule has been modified as them for the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
follows: memorial chairs dedi- -
are the inner part of the chairs'backrests
THE SECOND run of the Du- cated to whomever the com-
val County School Route 75 mands choose, which 1 encom-
Capt. Anthony Brady, ,
buses to Venetia School will pickup who is
passes any person serv-
who died in Alaska Aug. 1947,
all seventh through twelfth ing or has served in the Navy shortly after being relieved as

grade students except grade 10 and Marine Corps. commanding officer at NAS Jax,

pupils and will depart from NAS JAX, rating five chairs, a post he had held since 1945;
Mustin Circle at 0740 and pro- sent in the following names to
: Ens. Leroy V. Martenson, USNR;
ceed to Yorktown, where high : be inscribed the two-inch
on Grover C. Pirtle Jr. AOC (AP),
school students living in the enlisted chair plates to be attached to
___ USN; Harlan D. Blackburn, AB1,
area will board at 0750.
USN, and Edmund Norwicki,
This bus continues immediately _.........." .,, w.y .. .........._ ALl, USN.
to Lee High School via Roose- NEW REENLISTEES Two enlisted personnel of the CVG-17 IS The latter four men were
Naval Hospital were sworn in last week after reenlisting for
velt Blvd., Ortega Blvd. Her- I
members of a NAS Jax-based
another tour ,of Naval service. Capt. Alton C. Abernethy Hospital -
schel St., Edgewood Ave., Rem- commanding officer, gives the oath to Betty Jean Milam ABOLISHEDCarrier crew whose UF Dumbo crashednear
ington St. and McDuff Ave.A HM2, and William Mills, HM2. Milam, a native of Georgia, is Air Group 17 was I Ridgeland, S. C. Apr. 11,
new bus, No. 111, will pick being be retained transferred on board to Hawaii the Hospital.while Mills, a Florida native, will disestablished this week at 1957 while returning here in a

up 1-6 graders at Childs at 0740 NAS Jax, ending a long, flight from Atlantic City. They
and proceed via Albermarle, colorful Naval career. were all killed in the crash.

Randolph and Yorktown to VA-44 Hornets Now Flying "Units assigned to the Group, THE FOUR MEN nominatedby
Venetia School. However, pupils : VF-173 and VA-176 of NAS NATTCenter are Comdr.
are picked up at only Childs and I Jax and Cecil Field-based VF- Frederick E. Woodward, former

Randolph streets. 13 and VA-36, will remain NATTCenter Administration Of-
Modern A4D-2 Skyhawks
BUS 107 will board only 1-6 intact. ficer, killed in a plane crash off
graders at Allegheny at 0740 and The four squadrons will, for Barber's Point just before last
will proceed via i Albermarle, The high flying Hornets of Attack Squadron 44 are now the time being report directlyto Christmas; Talmage A. Davis,
Hancock and Yorktown to Vene able to fly farther than ever before. Commander, Fleet Air SKC, who was in charge of 6ND

tia. In addition to Allegheny, Reason for the increase in Jacksonville. It's expected Transportation Office; Lt. Col.:
based at NAS Jax.
pickups will be made only at capability is the fact that the they will later be assignednew Joseph H. Elliott, injured in anauto
Hancock. squadron has received four new Probably the most important air groups. accident, and Capt. Walter

Times are approximate and A4D-2 Skyhawks.See single change incorporated in the Only ComCVG-17 and his J. Zience who was attached to

differences may, because of traf- ( story on A4D-2 mobile new Skyhawk is the provisionfor staff of five men and three one of NATTCenter's schools
fic or weather conditions, vary and operational tactics trainer, inflight refueling which officers is affected by this dis- when he was killed in an auto
makes possible a greatly in- establishment. accident.
up to five minutes.All page 4)).
afternoon trips remain as THE A4D.2 is an improved (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 1)) (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 4)'I" )

originally scheduled, except for version of the A4D-1 which is '.,.: ":.. ':'. '
10th grade pupils attending Lee I now being utilized by VA44in :".J.JY.
High School. They will be pickedup its pilot training program for ,:' .

by bus No. 75, which starts East Coast-based attack pilots. .......
its first pickup in the Mustinarea The new Skyhawks are the :

at approximately 1110. first aircraft of this type to be I t tI j

All Conveniences IncludedIn

I ''YI

Chiefs- 'Wheels' Home ; J

Thinking of retiring soon?
Well, John Starr, BMC, has the hills, through shallow water, b 4
right idea for the person who over extremely rough roads, ;
wants to travel and see placesin and even where there is no roadat
his "pasture" years. all. He says "It's just the
I thing for a week-end fling," and
He has a home qn wheels :d,.#
which is no longer than the he uses it himself for weekend

big cars of today. But includedin trips to the beach.

this home is enough room For the person or couple who
to sleep two adults and two wants to tour the country and

children.IT see the wonders of nature, this
HAS A Built-in stove that thing on wheels will take you

operates on bottled gas, a clothes most anywhere you want to go.
closet, dining room table that
BEING A deep sea diver and
converts into a bed with the
attached to the Boat Divisionat
help of the foam rubber couches,
NAS Jax, Starr plans on retir-
cupboards for pots and pans, and
ing in a few years to see the
a storage space. There's even and explore the lakes
space for a spare tire,. all com- LOOKING FORWARD TO RETIREMENT-John Starr, BMC (right) proudly shows off hit
pact in a very neat package and rivers around us. home on wheels to Albert Dodge. A retired Navy man now on the Station's police force, Dodge is
called Volkswagen. Of course, he'll carry his home shown a few golf swings by Starr. The home and automobile combination was purchased by the
a chief for golf trips and for his later days of retirement. Starr say. "It'll take you anywhere
According to Starr, you can wherever he goes', and no doubta except on the water." And U he feels like driving a few golf balls after supper, he can take his
take this buggy anywhere, over boat will be carried on top. home to the links.x'83 .


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18 September
Page 2 SAX AIR NEWS 1955

'-6 DEAN HubsON VP-16, Fasron Six

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1ICbos'f1De HERE TUESDAYMainside Scoutinq Squadrons

Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr. ,...._................,...- ,.........,....... Commanding Officer gym, null ding
Comdr. Grayston 11. Weber ..... _....................?............_................... Executive. Officer I I
NAB Clxt Fleet Air Jacksonville THree, is scheduled to be the R W. Lyster Jr. and
Rear Adm. Wendell G. SWttzer ....__._..........._.._............................... CommanderCapt. VP-18 CWO A
George R. Luker ................................?.............................. Chen of Staff FalrJax site of a crew's dance next going ahead for Eller returned this week from
Capt. Macphersoa Williams ........................................_......... Chief of Staff. NAB Six Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 2000 Plans were school In Key West.
Fleet Air Wing Eleven the "All Hands" party
Capt Donald L Macintosh ___ _......._....._..__......................... Commander to 2400. .' eVP16
Capt. Charles L. Lambing ...................?............................................... Chief Staff Officer 29. To aid in the planning,
Naval Air Technical Training Canter Dean Hudson and his band committees! were
Capt Charles L. Moors Jr. -__............._..................._ Commanding Officer four separate
Comdr. Wilfred E. Fleshman .... ............................ Executive Officer will provide music for danc- set up at the Recreation Counciland The "All 'Hands" party held

Alton C. Abernethjr ............Natal......... Hmplt.aiCapt ............................ Commanding Officer ing and listening. Civilian Committee meeting of Sept. Monday, Sept. 8, at the Blue
NARTU clothers be worn, in accordance jackets' Inn was judged by
Capt Norman O. Anderson ......................_.................................. Commanding Officer may 12. the
Comdr. William E. Hardy ....................................._.......,................,..?, Executive Officer wit h NAS Jax These were: Steering Committee great number who attended as
Instruction 1020.1B. overall direc- a big success.
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Florida charged with
at no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-37 tion Decorations, responsible for Door prizes went lo Mrs. J. W
Rev. Nov. IMS. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnelof Hudson, a Florida native, ;
Fleet Air Jacksonville.' Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training enjoys the distinction of hav- decoration and arranging the Clark, Mrs. C. R. Gasparrini,
Center. Fleet Air Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. En- and James Stoner YN3.
Naval HeepttaL his band play- club in a suitable manner; ,
Service Information Officer ................?.. Comdr. Charles M."I'hmaas" ing popular will plan the pro- Dance contest winners were
Assistant Service Information Officer ......" ........?. Andrew H. Planer ing for more return engage- tertainment, :
Editor Gordon Robbie: Staff Reporters Jack Holmes. PHI; Bill ments at schools clubs gram, and Refreshments, to arrange waltz, Chief Machinist Mate and
more ,
Weekes JOSN Dottie Johnson Ron Davis Circulation-Distribution,
; ; AN. Mary Clarence Lowe
Ann Klrchncr, SN. Staff Photographer-Jerry Dalrymple, AN. and service installations in for food and beverages. Mrs. ; jitterbug,
The Jax Air News is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Returning from RooseveltRoads John McDaniel, A02, and Mrs.
Material appearing in this publication can be reprinted providing credit is the south and east than any
given.. Photographs unless otherwise credited are efflcial U. S. Navy photo other orchestra. Puerto Rico, last week McDaniel, and foxtrot, Lt (jg)

graphs.Edlterlal eCfloe located In Room 230, Main Administration Bufldlmg. Phone were: Lcdr. R. G. Brannen; Lt David Vawter and Miss Char-
extensions I1M. *1M. XT1 *r JO*. (jg) J. Patton; Lt (jg) R. E. lotte Conway

Williams; C. D. Antles, AD3; Joe Williams, SN, has been

George Addleman, AT2; H. D. selected Sailor-of-the-Month for

McMurtry, AN; H. O. Jacobs, August by VP-16. Williams has

*AT3; J. R. Haynie, A03; M. J. shown exemplary devotion to

Coleman, AD2; J. P. Pence, duty, exceptional initiative and

AD3; R. W. Gerison, AM2; C. R. outstanding sailor-like qualities.Lt .

Cunningham, AN, and H. L. (jg) Vawter has been

Barnett, SN. chosen swimming coach for the

Five squadron ensigns madeLt Jax Navy varsity. Prior to Naval

(jg) recently. They are Lt service, Lt (jg) Vawter was a

(jgs) R. E. Muller, D. E. Jones, member of the Michigan State

.O t T. Shedd, S. S. Dixon and R. swim team.
Bessette.Lt Three members of the Jax

fk'0 y,%1IY (j jg) R. F. Zuzul, Lt (jg) Navy club are also members of
p VP-16. They are Lt (jg) David
... BLOOD Hayes, William Imboden, AN,

I : ;;'cj k { 'I DONOR and Charles Willis, AN.

I Quickie Quiz

1. A guided missile destroyer

j costs (A) $25 million, (B) $36

million, (C) $52 million.
lr 2. The Navy provides savings

d;;! .vvv..4.1 accounts paying (A)2ft) %, (B)

i7Yx: tii OUTSTANDING ACCOMPLISHMENT-Capt. Thomas Haley, annually
(right) NAS Jax Overhaul and Repair Officer, is shown pre
CongregationsTo Sustained Performance check (Answers on Page 5))
senting a Superior to J. E. Gay
for outstanding manner in assisting and developing various
testing equipment. Gay and his staff developed testing machines The recent Military Personnel
Observe for various components of aircraft, when standard testing Blood Donors' Day at the Main-
equipment couldn't be obtained.
side Dispensary, Building 8, met
Yom KippurObservance with fine success.

of Yom Kippur I DOD Shifts Command A total of 147 signed up to donate -

blood Aug. 27. In addition
(Atonement Day) will begin ,
Tuesday, Sept. 23, at all syna- Under 29 prospective donors were turned I
ReorganizationWASHINGTON down due to being tempor-
gogues in Jacksonville.A (Personnel are invited to visit
arily not physically qualified.
cordial invitation is extended the USO Servicemen's Club at
to all military personnel of (AFPS) The first of eight i uni- Operations Department led all 331 W. Forsyth St. The Club is

Jewish faith to attend the serv- fied and specified Armed Forces commands will be sub- contributors with 51. Overhauland open daily from 0900 to 2300)).
ice of their'choice.. ordinated to the Secretary of Defense through the Joint Repair had 25 donors while
HOME HOSPITALITY is Chiefs of Staff on Sept. 15, under the reorganization plan Supply checked in with 24. Thursday, Sept. 18 Special 2000.
classes fn social dancing,
available for those desiring same authorized by Congress.The Complete rundown follows
: Also, games with prizes.
and may be obtained by phoningany Defense Department has disclosed that President Operations .. ..........?..,.,.................... gj Come and
of the Congregations listed Eisenhower has approved a schedule for realigning the Overhaul & Repair ..........................?.. 25 Friday, Sept. 19 -
below. joint-service command structureas Supply ... .. ... .......................:........... 24 see.
the Defense Re- Norfolk, Va.; the Pacific Com- Communications \15 20( Have a
Saturday Sept.
by ,
Congregation Ahavath Chesed
provided Medical .. ... ... ..... ... .. .
(Reform), St. Johns Ave. and organization Act signed into law mand Pearl, Harbor Adm. Harry ContinentalAir D. Felt, Public Works ..... .:.:...:.....;:.:...::..:::.:: 15 6 good time at the USO.

Mallory St. Phone EV 8-2673, or Aug. 6.UNDER. T. H.; Admin, PO-1 Dlv ... ..... ... ... .:. 4 Sunday, Sept. 21 1000, Free
Rabbi Sidney Lefkowitz, EV 9- THE PLAN, the US Defense Command, AF Gen. Navy Exchange ...................................... 2 morning coffee; 1045, Attend
Earle E. Partridge, Ent AFB, Spec Services I .. ..... .. .. 1 Club
0012. European Command, headed by Colo.; and the Strategic Air VAH-1 .. .:: : ::::..::,:.::'...:::::: :::::: 1 church of your 'choice; 1230,
Services Tuesday, Sept. 23, AF Gen. Lauris Norstad with Command AF Gen. Thomas VP18PIO .. : : : :: : :. :: :: ....................'......'.. 1Clvlitan reopens; 1730, Vespers and re-
1900 and 2100; Wednesday, Sept. headquarters at Paris, will be I NATTCenter ........ 1 freshments by Riverside Presbyterian -

24, 10001800. Yizkor Memorial first to come under the Defense Power, Offutt AFB, Neb. Employee ........... .................... 1 I Church; 2000, Free feature

Service, 1600.JEWISH Secretary, who takes command movie, "Abbott and Costello In
action in the of the Presi- "
CENTER Synagogue name Foreign Legion. ,

(Conservative), located Third dent. Surplus Office Equipment Monday, Sept 22 Jr. Hostess

and Silver Sts. Tel. EL 6-1504, Effective date for the next two Social Training Program, 2000. 4

Rabbi Sanders Tofield FL- commands to be incorporated in night,
Tuesday, Sept. a-rCraft
9-4497. I the new structure is Dec. 1. Available For StationSurplus 2030. J

Services Tuesday, Sept. 23, These will be the Eastern At- JJ J

1830; Sept. 24, 0800 to sunset. lantic and Mediterranean Com- office furniture and Miami, and other disestablished
Yizkor Memorial Service, 1030. mand of Adm. James L. Hollo- equipment is now availablefor activities. Brownie Troop

Etz Hayim Congregation (Or- way at London, and the Alaskan departments on the Sta- Each Station department Plans Form'ed' j

thodox), 29 West Sixth St., ph. Command of AF Lt. Gen. FrankA. tion. head is asked to review
EL 4-2389, Rabbi Solomon Poupko Armstrong Jr. at ElmendorfAFB. Current NAS Jax policy is rent requirements and submitan cur- A meeting of mothers of all ,

EL 6-1203. to fill all requirements for Office Equipment Requeston second grade seven-year-old girls .

Services ;held Sept. 23, 1800; T H E' 0 TH, E R, commands to minor property and plant account NavJax-NAS Form 3433 to interested in joining a Brownie '.

Sept. 24, OtfOO to'sunset, Yizkor come under the reorganization on equipment with excess the Public Works Officer, via troop will be held Monday, Sept.
Memorial Service, 1100.. Jan. 1, 1959, and their joint commanders property obtained from other Comptroller. 22; at 0930 at, the Brownie? Hut
. are: military, establishments. Action will not be located at the Mainside theatre. J
takenon t
When going from the Atlanticto Caribbean Command, Army Lt.' BuAer has assigned alimh'e4 requirements which have For further information on

'the, Pacific through: the Panama Gen, Riflgely Gaither, Quarry' :'qu.a. tiiy of excess, ; been previously submitted. B'rownie'and Girl" Scout troops ;
.to; NAS Jax
Canal you, travel from Heights, C..Z.; the Atlantic Coal=; property the'Marine Corps'Air Station from These ,have already been for- aboard''the Station, contact Mr 1
west. to east., mand, Adm. Jerauld Wright, warded to Public Works. Stimson at Quarters 803L, ex
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18 September 1958 JA'X A- IB.l. NEWS pag.- 3

.It's A Pipe's Life perhaps, they simply exist cross-
ing our roads 13 to 15 feet above

Hark, To Distant Yonder Pipes! I us.As we are regulated by Mother -

."...... '.. u.....'" ,_ ............ ... I Nature, our steam pipes are
Shall we talk of ships : : ;"
responsible to Human Ingenuity.
Thursday, September 18 shoes, or sealing wax? No, y" ,, ,'" '!," Born ,in a factory and bred on

Mainside-Machine Gun Kelly let us discuss pipes. frTtTs r, the engineer's table, our pipesare

(action drama) wit h Charles Not boatswain's pipes, equipped with all the necessities -

Bronson and Susan Cabot. Also, windpipes or peace pipes, but of life. On the Station,

Walky Talky Hawky.NATTCenter plain unadulterated black and approximately 4500 poles support

Gunsmoke in homely overhead steam pipes 1... their bodies on some 2,300 roller

Tucson Mark Stevens(color and western Forrest) with Tucker. that we around see everyday NAS Jax as scurrying wespeed .I t \\J: : ; \ .:> handles changes which of life-expansion allow for their and

Also, Wild Race For Glory. to our countless desti l i< til > ,,. contraction due to changing
nations. ',q \f.<: : ;:iWHtf: : l ; ; )<\1 t fi r'i Hospital The Whole Truth weather conditions.
THESE ARC plain overhead : : ;l "
(drama) with Stewart Grangerand f / Expansion bends are also uti-
pipes and like a of
Donna Reed. Also scrap paperin "t:
Scout- street lized for this purpose. Without
a they are imprintedon
master Magoo. our minds like countless these safeguards, our pipes might

Friday, September 19 other forgotten sights of the day. .,'*1'.. .t.) ".. ,.. ,.:' crack or burst! under the press-
.,>,'oF-})} rt-.., r '
Mainside Fiend .., .
Without A '..;, >l.1.,:, ;, ,, <".',:.<, .,,.! ures of everyday pipe life.
Undeniably, these pipes carry :' >. ,.)( '\ "' "'. \ .,: ,
Face (wierd science fiction) with """ \'''';' ':" "
little glory to the common ob- ..., .;.. However, some pipes have to
Marshall Thompson and Terence be restricted for their
server. Lowell's pipes were ._ .d. own good
Kilburn. Also, Havana Madrid. { Dw
"brisker than poetry," and our ( and so Human Ingenuity furn-
NATTCenter Machine Gun pipes would appear ungentile ...., ishes metal anchors in the form

Kelly. compared to such talented pipes. of braces to force the expansionof

Hospital-Gunsmoke In Tucson. Few are there who would pipean the pipes into directions dictated
Saturday, September 20
their creators.
eye over our steam pipes
Mainside-As Young As We they might over Tennyson's pipe .-.n .____'.. n._..__.. ."......,_.y. NOW MIGHT come the ques-
Are (drama) with Robert Har- PIPE-EYED Unidentified tailor in a hurry pant
which pipes"as the linnets sing, tion of what little pipes are
land and Phillipa Harland. Also, beneath one of the many sections of 67,248 linear feet of steam
or Shakespeare's "pipe for for- made of. First off, underneath
Farmer and Belle. pipes that run overhead throughout many areas of NAS Jax.
tune's finger," or even Miles Hundreds of folks past below these certain pipes dan 1 their dark features is a heart of
Kiddie Matinee Mainside
O'Reilly's "old pipe, now bitter, likely not noticing them. In background. is the Main Administration magnesium, two inches of mag-
Night Passage (color western)
bruised and brown. nesium cement covered with two
with James Stewart and Audie
Also our pipes could scarcely Their style has been cramped, of life we take for. granted. layers of asbestos, covering the
Murphy. Also After the Ball
NATTCenter, Fiend WithoutA engender the inspired ambition so let's dispense with words These pipes get around, too. stem and usual elbows and fit-

Face. that some pipes could to William concerning other pipes and pay They stretch their asbestos insulated tings all healthy pipes should

Gun Henley, who could map the attention to our socially ignored, bodies for almost eleven have.

Hospital-Machine Kelly. course of man's regenerationover weather-beaten, black and homely I miles around the Station, over All pipe lovers eventually ask,
Sunday, September 21 a pipe," or Lord Bryon who steam pipes. streets, around and under build- what makes these pipes tick,
Mainside=Onionhead (comedy)
with Andy Griffith and Felicia felt "glorious in a pipe when We woryt even pipe up about ings, forever blasting off hot air or rather ssss. Well, Human Ingenuity -

Farr. tipp'd with amber, mellow, rich the pipes of the Highlanders, or to warm our bedies in winter has again accounted for

NATTCenter As As and ripe." Pied Piper's pipes, or even pipe I and warming our water for the situation by giving every
We Are. : SO WHY SHOULD we fightit off over pipe lines along the washing. I, steam pipe a companion, or con-
? Our pipes are outclassed. grapevines.So OUR OVERHEAD pipes are densate pipe which runs parallelto
Hospital Fiend Without A '
Face. even though our pipes go supported through Jife by poles it. Undoubtedly all such mar-

through their lives without and above our streets the cross- riages are made in the Engineering -
Monday September 22
CONN. BONUS much notice or any admiration overs look much like miniature room.
Mainside-Stage Struck (color
they- still have a personality of trestles to some, while others
theatrical drama) with Henry Like all good mates these pipes
Fonda and Susan Strasburg. ENDS SEPT. 30 their own and play an integral picture them as tiny bridges ssss back and forth and some-
part in rendering to us comforts never trod But to most,
upon. where along the line they
Also, A Star Is Born. Eligible veterans of the : are-
NATTCenterOnionhead.Hospital Korean conflict have only legally wedded with steam traps.

As Young As We until Sept. 30 to file claims President Urges'Armed These traps enable condensed

Are. for their Connecticut state steam to move from the steam

Tuesday, September 23 bonus, says Army-Navy-Air I Forces To Cast BallotsPresident pipe i to the condensate pipe
Mainside Black Scorpion Force Register. which channels the condensate

(horror feature) with Richard Payment is $10 per month Eisenhower and either directly to the boiler

Denning and Mara Corday. Also, for service between June 27, the two top political party President said 'the right to vote plant or to a pump which relaysthe

Colorful Courtship. 1950, and Oct. 27, 1953, up toa leaders in the US have issued in free elections is one of the condensed steam to the plant

NATTCenter-Stage Struck. $300 maximum.An statements urging membersof most treasured privileges of citi for re-evaporation.

Hospital-Onionhead. applicant must have the Armed Forces to exer- zenship. IT'S OBVIOUS that all good

Wednesday, September 24 ,. been domiciled in Connecticut cise their voting rights in the "During Armed Forces Voters'Week condensate pipes should differa
Mainside Wayward Girl i at least one year preceding coming election.The little in makeup from their
(melodrama) with Marcia Hend- entry into service. the President said, "I mates, the steam pipes, and do
messages were in connection i. hope the men and women in the
by extra inch
erson and Peter Walker. Also, For application form, writeto so one
with Armed Forces Voters' military services will exercise
the Veterans Bonus Divi- hair felt fittings.
A Bird In A Bonnet, and The
Week, Sept. 15-22, suggested to their traditional rights by obtain
Green Archer, Chapter 7. sion, State Treasurer's Office, Human Ingenuity also accounts -
NATTCenter-Black Scorpion. 35 Webster St., Hartford 3, state governors by Defense Sec- ing full information on how they for the emergencies that

Hospital-Stage Struck. Conn. retary Neil H. McElroy.IN may vote, in the coming election. sometimes arise in pipe life. If

HIS STATEMENT the I further hope that the fami- a pipe section gets damaged or

lies and friends of our men and worn with age, the pipeline
Mutual DB SocietyAmendments women in uniform will help system is so designed that one

Voted them reach sound judgments by of NAS Jax's two steam plantscan

sending them full details on can- be shut off thus allowing)]

Employees Mutual Death didates and'issues.' the pipe to be attended and removed -

Benefit Society has announced from the line for main-
THE PRESIDENT concludedby
results of voting held August 20- tenance, cleaning and for what-
saying. "F r e e government
21 on amendments one through ever is to be done for a pipe to
. and the blessings which it confers -
four to the Constitution and By- recuperate.
can only be guaranteed if
Laws.In w Meanwhile back at the other
we the citizens take an active
accordance with Article XI A I part in the choice of our public plant, pumps take over the load
of the Constitution and By-Laws, officials." for both plant systems.

changes could only be made up- ':.' These plants which feed our

on approval of two-thirds of the Both Republican and Demo- pipes their daily bread, are sep-

membership at the time such V <. cratic national chairmen urged arated, one located in the indus-

changes were proposed.All \ : servicemen to vote in the No- trial area, the other on MustinRd.

of the proposed amend- : vember elections. adjacent to the barracks.

ments received more than the : Meade Alcorn, chairman of OUR PIPES do not play pipe-

required two thirds affirmativevotes ''Bt the Republican National Com- around-town in all areas of the

results as follows: ... '.. mittee, in his message said: ".. Station, however, since these
I plants do not provide a source of
urge all members of the Armed
Amendment One, for 1517, to inform themselves and steam for the hospital, Officer's
against 46; Amendment Two, for
to vote. The informed voter is Club, Senior BOQ, or for married -
1519, against 37; Amendment
the officer's and enlisted men's
Three, for 1516, against 46; voter. quarters.But .

Amendment Four, for 1378, Paul M. Butler, chairman of our pipes get around pret-

against 200. the Democratic National Com- ty well, and though they have

In 'accordance with Amend- mittee, touched on the rights of every reason to have an inferiority -

ment One, the Society will con- THE THREE SHADES Going from light to dark in hair servicemen to vote and urged complex from the lack of

tact employees separated after and voices, The Three Shades, Jeannie Harvey, Carol Colemanand families and communities to send notice they might receive from-
September 15,1957, and they will Delores Roach, are shown painting the song blue. The trio busy people, it's a lead pipe
was part of an All-Girls Show which full information on the coming
be permitted to retain their appeared at a recent cinch
that without
their .
Crew's Dance aboard the Station. The girls, Waves at NATT- steam
in the election to members of the Arm- I
Society as
membership Center, said they were a bit paler than ususal, this being only this winter at NAS Jax wouldbe
provided, if they desire. their second public performance. ed Forces. (AFPS). anything but a pipe dream.


18 September 1958.h.

Talk 'Frequently ,With 'Pole'

Distance No Barrier ToHam' k aa DOINGSTen

girls and seven boys en-
Radio Operators tered this world at the Naval

last week.
A s Hospital
It's a long ways to "down under"-that is, to the Antarctica "Checking in" were: Boy,

I mere 9,000 miles as the crow flies (if a crow, could James John Jr., to James Gib-

stand a flight like that), but that distance is no obstacle to son, AO1, and Mrs. Gibson, Aug.

two members of NAS Jax' W4NEK's- .___ _ham__n_ _radio____ club.. 21; Girl, Cheryl Ann, to Donald
They are Marlin Crider, ETC Wilkerson, CS3, and Mrs. Wilk-

of VA-44's electronics depart- 6, and Lloyd Jr. erson, Aug. 21; Girl, Brenda

ment, and George Moss, WO This family has talked'with .., Joyce, to Fred Crutchfield, TN,
(CEC) of the Transportation Of- husband and father on several I and Mrs. Crutchfield, Aug. 22,

fice, NAS Cecil Field, who reg- occasions. Lt. Peterson, former r>" and Boy, James Everett to Frederick -

ularly talk via short radiophonewith maintenance and discipline officer I Garon, A03, and Mrs.

Navy men stationed at both at NATTCenter, is main- -w. Aa" I Garon, Aug. 22.

Little America and McMurdo tepance officer at McMurdo. MY Also, Baby Boy, to Ralph Wil-
Sound. Sound. { liams, TN, and Mrs. Williams,

THESE RADIOPHONE con- Aug. 24; Boy, James Edmond,
On three recent occasions, Mrs.
tactsare.worked on both the 15- Peterson and their children talk- 4t to Alfred Boone, SKI, and Mrs.

and 20-meter bands during late ed with Lt. Peterson over 1 8>.; Boo n e; Girl, Jennifer Jo, to'
night and early morning hours Crider's phone patch and the 4' Frank Brunt, AD2 and Mrs.
when most people are asleep. Brunt Girl Debra Ann, to Al/C
Using a Collins Single Side transmission and reception was, .. ... rv....... K ran }. M..WW.: a.., ..".m ; ,
and Mrs. Arwood Rogers, and
excellent.Lt. TALKS .ysYo' _
transmitter and Crider
CW (CEC, (above) of NAS Cecil Field Transportation Office, Boy, Robert Daneill Jr., to Ro-
(goes on the air on a schedule of Peterson has been in the is shown at his home contacting ham radio station KC4USN, bert Whetzel, ET3, and Mrs.
about twice a week, making con- Antarctic 14 months, but is ex- the amateur outlet at McMurdo Sound in the Antarctic. Moss Whetzel, all on Aug. 25.
tact between 2300 and 0100 on pected home this year for Christ- is one of two local Narymen who constantly keep in touch, via And, Boy, Vincent John III,
the 20 meters band. amateur radio, with men at the South Pole base.
mas. II AD2 and
W4NEK, as an organized ham ..,: ,"'... '. ....... ...,.....,.,..,::.. .. ......-...':,.. to Vincent Dugan ,
:';"' *:<> .,: ': ;:: :=:, Mrs. Dugan, Aug. 26; Girl, Bev-
club, is not working the Antarctic !t ;{:: :; '..:: Mind-- erly Sue to Paul Meyne, AE1,

group as a club, it' was pointed Keep In and Mrs. Meyne, Aug. 26; Girl,

out. Belinda Jean, to Neal Young,
ACCORDING to Crider, he has 5 : Care Can 27.
successfully worked KC4USN at Eye AMI, and Mrs. Young, Aug.
Also Girl Susan Kay to Nor-
NAF McMurdo Sound six or,
r'w'} i t WoesHalf Bensene AE1 and Mrs.
Prevent man ,
eight times. He emphasized, how- { } ;
Bensene; Girl, Thelma ,Annette,
ever, that communication some- i
blindness is need-
of all
j James Cobb FN and Mrs.
times is unreliable due to the to ,
:fact of a "blackout" experiencedin tfr less and preventable, says the Cobb, and Boy, Joseph Allen,

the Antarctic caused by atmospheric vention National of Society Blindness.For the Pre- to Donald Kennebeck, GF1, and

conditions. Mrs. Kennebeck, all on Aug. 27;
The condition is unexplainable, r This is the theme of the So- Baby Girl, to John Butler, AE1,

he said, and is found only in the ciety's Sight-Saving Month pub- and Mrs. Butler, Aug. 28, and
Antarctic region. When this con- lic information program for 1958. Girl, Vicki Lynn, to Roy Robinson -

dition exists, communications of : \ Early diagnosis, prompt pro- AO3, and Mrs. Robinson,
any kind are impossible even fessional treatment and adequate Aug. 28.

between Navy and ham stations eye-safety precautions could -.--. .. ... ........ -... ..................
down under. have sayed the sight of literally

I Crider's statement about the"blackout" .. ,, ., ., thousands of Americans last year.A .
I :';'" ,:>"\, "' ,... :< <>: ':" "';'#:' :'''''''' .i::, ..: a.. ,.1 I. ",.<<... ,",-...
conditions were corroborated "COLD DOWN THERE"? May be what Mrs. Ina Peterson head-in-t e-sand attitudeand
by Moss, who was stationed -I is asking her husband, Lt. Lloyd Peterson, Maintenance widespread ignorance are
I at Little America from Officer with a Navy detachment at McMurdo Sound in Ant- prime factors in needless loss of
arctica. the "Sound" is
Although approximately 9,000 miles
December 1955 until
February from her home at 4859 Ortega Hills Drive, Mrs. Peterson can sight. Most people don't know
1957. Little America is 400 miles talk with her husband through a phone patch rigged up by the facts of basic eye care.
from McMurdo Sound. Marlin Crider, ETC, of VA-44. Waiting to say "Hello" to daddy
WHILE STATIONED there, is the Peterson's six-year-old son, Bruce. Although the Society carries on
its work on a year-round basis, t4:4: '
Moss operated Navy equipmentin
f:4: :
radiophone contacts with operators 'Gladiators' Capture 34 during September a concentrated
effort is made through all major
in the States, especiallyin
media to make the public eye-
Florida, and used a Collins
KWS-1 transmitter. He talked Navy 'E's On DeploymentAttack care conscious.At .

with Florida hams without least 90 per cent of inplantand
trouble. Squadron 106, while on recent deployment to home workshop eye acci-

Moss uses a Viking Pacemaker NAS Leeward Point, Cuba, won a grand total of 34 in- dents are preventable. The sav-

transmitter at his home at 1651 dividual Navy "E"s. ings, in compensation payments,
Chateau Drive when talking with During the 28-day deployment reduced earning and purchasing
the "boys down under." But un- during August, VA-106: while sorties on '23 working days. In power, diminished productionand

like Crider, he does not use the flying the A4D-2 Skyhawk, drop- addition to' basically qualifying most important of all, need-
ped a total of 4,000 bombs. all pilots in special weapons deliveries -
"phone patch" because he doesn't less human suffering, are incal
have a phone at his home. DROPPING IN competitive the squadron qualifiedall culable. a

His equipment, including the: exercises in four different typesof pilots in day field carrier .
I the 19 Gladiator pilots landing practice and five avia-
Viking Pacemaker transmitter, delivery, -
tors qualified in night FCLP. Vacancies ExistIn .. _.':''':y''':: I'''''" 1I
and a Hallicrafter SX-101 receiver brought back the exceptional -

is set up in his home's number of "E"s. Upon its return to Cecil Field, Cub Pack 131 UNWANTED of NAS Jax-Public Floyd Works Linder -

utlity room, and his aerial is a VA-106 flew 869 hours in 963 the squadron commenced D. L. Department displays huge rat-
Mosely three-element tri-band Dinius, AN, a plane captain, for Openings in the ranks of Cub tlesnake which made a very
meters bands. The aerial is 37 In action in averting the possibleloss Scout Pack 131, sponsored by m u c h unwanted appearance
feet high and perched atop his Ensign Sought of an A4D-2 while 'on de- NAS Jax, are available to any aboard fellow ihe Station. Linder anda
worker killed the 17-
house. Med.ServiceCorpsApplications ployment.HE boy residing on the Station, in rattler serpent last week.'O' .
WHILE "DOWN under," Moss Dewey Park or Azalea'Trailer
RECEIVED 'a "well done"from
a r requestedfrom Park. .
operated short wave stations at q
Comdr. Newton P. Foss, Club Hosts
both "Little America" KC4USA; personnel for appointmentto PartyThe
and Byrd Station, KC4USB, 650 the grade of Ensign, Supplyand VA-106 commanding officer.: If you're interested' the Medical and Dental De-

miles apart. Administration Section, On August 7, while an A4D2was wonderful character building partments of NAS Jax have
Medical Service Corps, in accordance from program Scouting offers your
Among Jacksonville people refueling a gas truck, jointly planned a party for to-
with I BuPers Instruction a material failure caused the boy, let him attend .one of the
who have talked with their hus- v refueling morrow'night (Friday) at the
1120.15C. nozzle to monthly pack meetings, held
come loose, Officers Club.
bands in the Antarctic is Mrs. Ina .
Following are eligible: Personnel strike the deck and start a small Friday .of each month
Plan of
Peterson, wife of Lt. Lloyd at 1900 in Building 802. the day is a dinner
Peterson of 4859 Ortega Hills serving in the regular Navyin fire. followed by professional enter-

Drive, and their two sons, Bruce, permanent or temporary sta- Dinius, thinking quickly, grab- The Cub Scout program is one tainment, to be introduced by
tus of Chief Medical or Dental bed a nearby fire bottle. The that your boy should naturallylove. Capt. Macy Martin, NAS Jax
Service Warrant; Medical or off There is excellent leader- Dental Officer.
The old hag greeted the man handlp came but he held on-
effusively. "Notice anything dif- Dental Service Warrant; Chief to the freezing nozzle until the ship and a good place to meet.

ferent about me?," she inquired. Hospital Corpsman or Dental fire was extinguished."I When attending the pack Mother: (to son just back from
I "New shoes?" Technician; Hospital 'Corpsman meeting, a parent is requestedto the Navy) "Hello, Cookie! Sure

uN 0." or Dental Technician first class. hear you doped that horse. attend with the boy. More glad you're home.

"New dress?" Further information may be Think'he'll win now?" information can be obtained at Son: "Why did you call me
"No." obtained from I& E Office. Ap- this month's meeting, or call Cookie. You never did before."
"I plications desired before 1 "I.don't know, but he'll be the Comdr.
give up. are J. F. Todd, at extension Mother: "Because you've beena
"I'm wearing a gas mask." October 1958. happiest horse in the race." 489.. wafer so long.,



1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page 5

usy Activity I Air Force

[ighlightsNASIenpin Makes Fine


Loops : :t Grid StartThe

I Lanes were crowded during

e second week of activity in
ainside 'Cane Hunters of VW4 '

rcuits last week. and the 679th Air Force

| VW-4 "B" captured their second wins of

American the young Mainside touch

sting VAP-62 football season last week.
ecial Services The weather outfit clenchedits

ipping VA-44 sinewy muscles to come out

FAW-1I MOVED with a 7-6 victory over promis-

fay tie for first ; ing VAH-1 at the Stadium.

ingers thumped : : THE 679TH trampled Opera-
[o. tions' outgunned forces, 19-0. In

Operations holds L another tilt, Fasron 109 blanked
VF-173 120.NARTU .
[ie National to
involved in two
& R Enlisted, -
rs' initial outing tight-as-a-new shoe deals last
week. In the Reservists first
> : :
| The "A" club of
Communications last skirmish, Operations determinedband
in of warriors caught NARTUoff
the loop's
were, guard by scoring early in the
he process. ) ( ) W. R.
I N OTHER ( ) VW- game.
tion, ComFair ( ) J. C. Only a last-ditch drive good
W D. for a TD to knot the score savedNARTU's
[ARTU "A" toupee in this one.
and off; Waves ---
.SECOND N A R T U squeaker
irst win of the
came when a safety handed
fin over ; them a 2-0 win over VP-16's defending -
blanked Fasron ; ? champions.In .
\AP-62 "A"
: other contests, VW-4 de-
3-1; Dental cisioned VF-173, 9-0, and VP-16,
AETU "B," 3-1; in its first triumph of the year,

9th "B," 2-2; V i $ swamped Fasron Six, 14-0.
Dispensary, 3-1; STANDINGS
led Fasron Six " W L T Pet.
ARTU "A" VW-4 .. 2 0 0 1000
boat, 679th AF. 2 0 0 1000
-1. VP-18. .. ... 1 0 0 1.000
Special I VA176NARTU . 1 0 0 1000
the American this I .. . ... 1 0 1 1.000
downed : V A 1 I-1 ...... 1 1 0 .900
out into Fasron 109 .. ... 1 1 0 .500
eady FAETU. "A" Fasron Six .... 1 1 0 .508
VP-18 1 2 0 .333
Officers, 4-0; Mar. Bks. 0 1 0 .000
jts first win, a 4-0 who Oneratlons 0 2 0 .000
VF-173 0 3 0 ..000
ental "A"; V -
d Hospital 3-1 of three,
[ ;
efeated Marine ; I trial Moseleys Scotts
owerful NARTU then

isbursing, 3-%; ; with Father-Son
icked up its with all

Ihe week by cruise,
'A," 3-1; league with- Links LaurelsPerfect

|'B" kayoed O & R D. ." golfing weather greeted -

ind'Dental "A" before. a sizable field in the annual
|79th "A," 31.BOWLING. they NAS Jax Father-Son Golf Tour-

nine nament last week at the Station
N charact- links.

High Individual. Low scoring honors went to

High Individaul rSeries held F. W. Moseley and son, Ronnie,
High Team Game Park who carded a net 72. Low gross

![High Team Series"A" .. .... Sailing 79 was tallied by the duo of

ITT ComFair "A" ........ not in Earvin Scott and son, Danny.
High Average. ,
I Ace Johnson and son, Stevie,
iHIgh Individual Game were close behind the low gross

I High Euchmaster.Individual i Series a in forth leaders with an 80 while Jack
l JicJ- VW-4 "B"I fifth and Jay Harvey posted 81.
High Team. Game Class
I The Pee Wee Division turned
|High Tam Series '..;,' forth, out to be the talk of the day
VW-4 "B" ..........
I High Averse ::.:: heat. with a tie between Earvin and
I Tlce .
VW-4 'B" Don Scott and the team of Rod'

Pinney and Pat Coleman.

The Scott team emerged the

Of victor in a playoff.

i I : Varsity NoteIf

\ Sept. 18-Fasron Touch 109 you are interested in join-

dlum. ing a varsity sport, such as box-
Sept. Ifr-NARTU
VF-173 vs vs ing, basketball, volleyball, and
Sept. 22-Mustin.Fasroix 109 bowling, contact chief Wooten at

Sept. 23- vs Special Services athletic office,
Sept. 24-NARTU vs
Fasron-8 vs extension 585.Mayport.

Sept. 18-U700)
; )
. ; 679th "B" vs ; Captures
tlonl VI VW-4 "C." )
Jax "B" va Hospital; Diamond CrownThe
rine Bks.; NARTU "
Sept. 22
"C;" VA.P-62-(1700)"B"-vs ; : steady arm' of Chet, Koch
bursing vs Special carried Mayport Navy {to the
(1930)-VAH-1 vs :
O&R Enlisted vs Recreation League Softball title
Sent. 23.-(1700)-D last week at Park
NARTU "A;" MuVray Hill ;

cationa(930)--VA-44); SuPPly r.'B.fa ; I <" Koch and his teammates swiped

NARTU, ."B" vs 679th ; ; }wo straight ,from Cecil Field-:
Jax '
Sept. 24-((1700))- ; based ''VFP-.62 ,to| capture the
DlsbunUnq vs ; Kochs first' win the
crown. over
ces v. Marine! Bks. : 'r.......$ '
'l'301- 79thB" Photographic'. outfit. was' 's"no., -
P&.R Enlisted vs ,* ; ; hitter. '
"A"1' Dental "B. ,
'. I I ,
S'nt..2.* 44700\ ; tAiuwer
FAE't'V .
8" vs waves ,) \'
om1l'1Ilrl"JC( "A" 't 'Quickie: Qulx ;
Rear ,
U930IVAP..2 "B" '
: Far >n-6 'A", : } .. 1.t36 mnli D:
'A-44 :J'B"! vs 'VW 4, In"1.'c ,ISeptember

6 JAX AIR NEWS 18 September 1959

.,..,rk. *.... ..r...,,

A4D-2 Mobile Trainer I/, Ilillllf I

Aids VA-44 Training 1-Bdrm For Apt.Rent furn, utilities

incl., garage, gentleman only.
As one drives in from the 'main gate on Yorktown St. 1210 Edgewood. See Saturday or

and passes the corner of Jason St., you see parked in a lota Sunday, McLeod.

. long, long trailer. 3-Bdrm unfurn house, 1 bath,
It's not home
anybody's on
wheels, however, but NAS Jax's and generator systems. To add 3 ;.. $100 Mo. Lakeshore Ter.; SP

newest addition to its Area Re- other notes to realism, eight 1-0550, Brady,
a Duplex Apt. Furn, 5934 Wes-
presentative Training Devices electronic flash bulbs are situ-
Center-the A4D-2 mobile operational ated in the cockpit area' to simulate connett Blvd. SP 1-1106; Oak-

and tactics trainer lightning.One ley.
3-Room Apt. private bath,
chief and three enlisted
only Navy trainer of its type
reasonable EV 9-0783 Gordon.
out. men attached to FaetuLant are ;
THE TRAINING device, assigned to operation of the .t,, 2-furn bedrooms, one with
trainer. is private bath, private home, 4740
In charge L. J. Hark-
housed in a trailer 40 feet long,
12 tt feet high and eight feet ins, TDC. Assisting him are F. E. Araphoe Ave, EV 9-8129; Breaks.

wide, simulates almost completely Cook, TD1, A. J. Albenze, TD2, 2-Bdrm. kit. equip, $75 Mo.
.actual night of the A4D-2 and C. E. Carlisle, TD2. Harkinsand Lakeshore, EV 8-4956; Mausert.
aircraft. Albenze received six weeks Room, kit incl. Roosevelt Blvd.

Contracted by the Naval training on A4D-2 equipment at EV 4-4678; Hertzman.

Training Devices Center at Port Melpar, Inc. READY FOR "TAKE OFF" A. J. Albenxe. TD2, (right) 3-Rm. unfurn. garage apt.
The trainer is one of the many points out last minute instructions to the pilot before a simu kit equip, 2957 Park Street, EV
Washington, N. Y., and manu- lated flight of the A4D.2 trainer, the newest addition in train- 8-2655 Rhodes.
factured by Melpar, Inc., Fall training devices found at NAS ing devices offered by the Station's Navy Training Devices ;
Church, Va., the new trainer was Jax's Navy Training Devices Center. This mobile instructional and tactics trainer is only 1-Bdrm furn upper apt. LRI
Devices of its kind in DR comb, near NAS and Cecil
brought to the base this Augustto Center. which range from one currently use by the Navy
cardboard pocket blinkers to $65 Mo; EV 8-9208; VanBrunt.
assist VA-44 in its operational
First Steps TakenPentagon 1 Bdrm. $50 Mo. Orange
flight training those that could be housed in a -

Before undergoing program.actual flight three story building valued at Park, 216 Kingsley Ave. EV
$3-4 million. Studies Possible 9-4973; Bowles.
maneuvers, students must complete -
INCLUDED among the devices Bedroom, kit priv., 3698 St.
eight one and one-half
distributed by the Center to all Johns Ave., call after 4 P.M. EV
hour training periods in the
cockpit of the trainer. Four of squadrons through Fleet Air- Quarters Allowance BoostThe 93153.

these periods cover aircraft familiarization borne Electronics Training, De- 5-Rms. upper duplex unfurn.
which i includes- tachment Two, are the blue box Pentagon and Bureau of Labor Statistics last week elec kit., adults, 2946 DowningAve.

handling within-flight and jet instrument trainer, the began a study to see if data could be developed on whichto EV 9-7941; Alshouse.

cies, true simulation of emergen-G-suit "Dilbert Dunker" (water ditch- base a request for a hike in the services' quarters allowance For Sale
Army-Navy-Air Force Register. 3-Bdrm. house, large lot,
inflation and breathing. ing exercises), ejection j seat says -
FOUR OTHER periods, the trainer, roof top sonobuoy trainer Idea behind the move, insti- items, including rent and utili- $5,950. EV 9-3153 after 1600.

plans of which are not deter- moving radar target gen- gated by Defense Department, is ties, has risen 52.6 per cent. 3-Bdrm, concrete house,
mined as yet by VA-44, will acquaint erator, and a P2V5F operational to ask legislation which would garage, patio, fence, low monthly
the student pilots with flight trainer assigned to FAW- tie quarters allowances to an payments, 4762 Sefa Circle,

weapons delivery.See 11 and used by VP squadrons.NAS I index similar to the Consumer NATTCenter, extension 521.
Jax's Area Office is one EM Club Gets Trailer home, 41 ft., 2 Bdrm.
( story on arrival of A4D-2 Price Index, a yardstick on the
aircraft of five area representative loca-! cost of living.IN $700 for $2000 Equity, and take
to VA-44. on Page 1)). Bus ServiceThe
tions of the Naval Training Device over payments, call 370 or 694
The trainer, made up of a ASKING for Bureau of
Center within the Office of Station bus route has Marine Barracks; Fraiser.
complex of computors consist- Labor Statistics help Defenseis
Naval Research. Other been extended to include theBluejackets' 4-Bdrm. house, concret blk,
ing of 1,000 radio tubes, 22,000 repre- following the recommendationof
sentatives are located in NAS Inn, Building 46. Lake Shore area, EV 8-6550;
capacitors, and 3,000 resistors', is the Cordiner Commission.
The bus will be on this run Rowe.
Seattle, Hawaii, Washington, D.
equipped with 20 tons of air
C., Port Washington, N. Y., and Although the 'negotiations are from 1800 daily. A bus stop Trailer-2 Bdrm. Air Condi.
conditioning with a maximum Corpus Christi, Tex. This Station's in an amaeobic state, it has been has been placed adjacent to RA 5-2417; Neeld.
intake of 90 KVAs
power whichis
learned that the DOD legislative
north entrance of the build-
representative is T. A. MiscellaneousRide
equivalent to the normal hour-
proposal would be roughly along
ly consumption of ten houses in Wilkinson. these lines: ing.The : 0730-1600 vicinity Boone
bus should depart from
Jacksonville. The assembly of Park, Van Wert Ave. to NAS.
the trainer took two to The new quarters allowance this location at approximatelyfive ext. 291, Maskevich.
complete.The years would be pegged to the shelter minutes before the hour Swap: ADJ3 with approx. 9

trainer's cockpit and utilities components of the and 25 minutes past the hour. months shore duty remaining,

ment enables the pilot to move- Consumer Price Index, or a Last stop is set for 2225 to NAS Glynco, write, Joe
experience -
many of the sensationsof U' <<>:: I similar index prepared speciallyfor nightly. Knopp OIC P/P Div., NAS
the military.PERMISSIVE .
an actual flight 40,000 feet up. Glynco Ga.
By using the throttle, electronic authority wouldbe Swap: ADI shore duty to

impulses of flight informationare sought which would providefor Commands Send swap with same with 3 yrs shore

sent to various computors, annual adjustment when- duty at Saufly Field, Pensacola,
housed in drawers lining inside. ever there has been a cumula- (Continued from Page 1)) to any station within 100 milesof

bulkheads of the trailer. tive Change of two or more ComFair J a x dedicates its Jax. Mrs. Davis, SP 1-2692.

Specific computors digest such points in the shelter and utilities three seats to Comdr. Denny P. Wanted: 2-Bdrm apt. or houseto

flight information and relays components of the index. Phillips Lt (jg) Richard T. rent, CO 4-9374 or Ext. 533;

information back to the cockpiton The quarters pay turned into Dieterich and Comdr. Earle J. Habecker.A .

its instrument panel, thus the Treasury now for familiesin McConnell.

guiding the pilot during his government housing wouldbe Comdr. Phillips i who was man and his wife were suffering

"flight." used instead to amortize the commanding officer of VF-ll, from seasickness while

ALL "FLYING," however, is cost erf: the housing.The I was shot down in his F2M Ban- their young son seemed to be

not on the straight and narrow, need for an adjustmentin shee over Wunson Harbor, Ko- enjoying the situation.

for in order to complete the syl- the quarters allowance is evi- rea, in January, 1953. Finally, the mother mustered

labus of training, men stationedat ? y dent in these figures preparedfor COMDR. McCONNELL was enough courage and voice to ask
an instructor's console are the Army-Navy-Air Force the father to speak to Willie.
lost at sea with his crew and air-
able electrically to disable any i ; >r. Register by the Bureau of Labor craft during a thunderstorm The father, unable to lift his

piece of equipment likely to go I Statistics. while returning to his assigned head, said feebly, "Hello, Willie."

out in a plane, thus training thepilot's s SINCE 1942, the quarters allowances carrier after a simulated atomic

reaction to emergencies. have been increased, strike over LaStezia, Italy, in

Among simulated emergencies in general, about 14 per cent. Sept. 1952.
created in the trainer are wing -
CUTIE Carrying on the But since 1942 the nationwidePrice
Fleet Air Wing Eleven has
and pilot tube
icing, trim run- fabulous Crosby tradition is
Index for rent has risen designated its chair to bear the
flame outs failures shapely ,
ways, in fuel Cathy Crosby, daughter -
exhaustion and in the hydraulic of bandleader Bob, who's a 52.4 per cent, and the combined inscription "Officers and Men
current TV decoration. index for applicable shelter Of Fleet Air Wing Eleven."

VA-44 Hornets

creased(Continued operating from range.Page 1)) Georgia Reserve Unit Brings GreetingsNaval I

ANOTHER important change Air Reserve squadron The unit has received special official greetings from William
allows the tiny bomber to act PREVENT FIRES
VA-673, stationed at NAS At- instructions from the Governor's Hartsfield, Atlanta mayor, to
as a tanker aircraft. As such, it
lanta, is currently undergoing office to act as "Naval Air Re- Jacksonville's Mayor Haydon
would be capable of refueling its annual two-weeks training serve Ambassadors to Florida." Burns. uso only non-flam-
other A4Ds in
Among other improvementsto aboard VA-673 NAS was Jax.designated last An official letter of greeting While here, VA-673 is en- mobte cleaning fluids!

A4D-2 from Gov. Griffin to Florida gaged in intensive in
the training
area new type year by a proclamation from fTAUCYIAYSl
tadpole rudder, new navigation Georgia Gov Marvin Griffin as Gov. Leroy Collins was given aerial gunnery, bombing, rock-

equipment, new compass and im- "The First Naval Wing of the VA-673's skipper, Comdr. John ets, navigation and other phasesof & DOOTCHVI

proved air conditioning and Confederate, ExpeditionaryForce. Gavan, for Tallahassee delivery. training to improve its com- flU

hydraulic systems. ." I The squadron is' also carrying bat readiness. AtttciiosuarjPage