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-Win Naval Aviation Safety AwardsPat

Squadron 16, home- Major aviation accidents drop- months operations from Naval ber of new highperformanceaircraft landing accident rate for larger
based at NAS Jax, and NARTU ped to 2.8 per ten thousand flight Air Stations and carriers at sea into our Fast Carrier ships is only one-half that for

Jax's VA-741 placed among 33 hours as compared to 5.5 major all over the world. Striking Forces, we were able to the smaller ships while operat-
Navy and Marine Corps aviation accidents per ten thousand hours The awards to VP-16 and VA- lower the major accident rate toa ing the same type aircraft on
squadrons who were win- flown in 1953. 741 will be presented at a later new low." the same missions.
ners of the Navy's highly covet- Today's climax of the 1958 date. Admiral Pirie also cited Intro- Among units winning the

ed Chief of Naval Operations Safety Program resulted follow- Vice Admiral R. B. Pirie, De- duction of the Forrestal-class safety award were Cecil Field-

Safety Award, following what ing approximately 3.9 million puty Chief of Naval Operationsfor carrier as a very definite factorin based VA-34, VAH-5 of NAS
was described as "the safest year hours of flight and about 4.2 Air, said that while "we the low rate. Sanford and CIC School, NAS
in ;Naval aviation history." million landings, during 12 were introducing a sizable num- The record shows the carrier Glynco, Ga.JfI'X .

Chart Plans

For Annual '

CC-UF DrivePlans

'9 -'

have been completed Vol. 16 No. 26 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 25 September 1958
for the 1958 Community

Chest-United Fund drive to Adm. Dan's Band
conducted among N a v y
activities in the D u val
County area. Sets 'Pandemonia'Show

The Navy-Duval Steering .
Committee composed of repre- ?A. Here Sun.
sentatives from eight \
Navy com-
Admiral Dan's "Pande-
mands, have mapped the
moniacs the famous Tenth
r ,
the drive which begins Octo-
T''fW _
Naval District Steel Band
ber 9 and closes Nov. 7. These
from San Juan, Puerto Rico,
dates are concurrent with the
will make long-awaited
drive in Jacksonville.THE .
pearance here this Sunday.The .
NAVAL activities' goal ff nationally-famous band,
for the 1958 campaign has been under direction of Charles Roe-

established at $66,420. This is per, MUC, will play at the Of-
eight percent above the goal for ficer's Club from 1800 to 1900

last year, and represents a pro- and at the Bluejackets' Inn from
portionate share of the CC-UF 2000 to 2100.

goal of $1,435,040.Military IN 1957, Admiral Dan Gallery,

10ND Commandant, came, across
and civilian personnel
natives the steel
from the
following commandswill
drums while he was visiting

participate in the drive: __ _.__ 'Wy..w, .m,_ m""" w m""A'__ TnTn.n..w mm......._ ......m.._ Trinidad.
Fleet Air Jacksonville; NAS Jax; TO APPEAR HERE SUNDAY The Tenth Naval District Steel Band, (above) has becomea He said, 'The music just got
N A S Cecil Field; Naval Air feature of island leisure hours in the semitropical land of Puerto Rico. Inspired by steel bandsof inside me and shook me up."
Technical Training Center; Fleet Trinidad, further south, Rear Admiral Daniel V: Gallery, IOND Commandant, organized his
Air Wing Eleven; NAAS May- own group of steel drum musicians from among his Navy bandsmen last spring. The band, first The admiral then purchased a
Naval all-continental musical group of lit kind, is shown assembled in front of the historic buildingthat full set of drums and presented
; Hospital and Naval
Air houses the San Juan Naval .Station Chapel. The steel band is slated to play here Sunday.See them to his Navy band at San
Reserve Training Unit.A ( story on this page). Juan.

MAMMOTH Kickoff Meet- His trained enlisted musicianstook
ing, to be held afr King Hall on to the new instruments like
October 6 at 1330 will officially Best Navy Chow Pro-Pay Road Clears; the natives and they presently

launch the Navy's drive. All form the only all-American aggregation -
hands have been invited to the Contest SlatedThe of its type in exist

kickoff session which will be of E-8 9 Work MovesWhile ence.
particular interest to unit chair- second annual "Best IN THE PAST year, the "Pan-
men, some 800 keymen and Navy Chow Contest," first of demoniacs" have appeared at the
others concerned with the cam- which was so successful last selection 'boards at BuPers are studying plans to Chicagoland Music Festival,
paign. year, has started again with pick the first Navy E-8 and E-9 promotions, the Defense De- Kentucky State Fair and have

For the Memphis Commercial Ap- partment directive which lays down rules for the programis been seen on coast-to-coast tele-
this year's drive, Jackson- peal .sponsoring the contest in now awaiting approval from Defense Secretary Neil Mc- vision.A .
ville has been selected as one of
the pilot stations participating conjunction with Navy Day Elroy.- high spot in the lives of the
activities at NAS Memphis. It not disclosed by De- musicians when the band
was came
in the
study the President'sCommittee ALSO,THERE will be no more
on Fund Raising Recipes which should be fense just exactly what the directive than one proficiency step increase played at the Brussels Worlds

Within Federal Service of the for six servings, must. be in stated, but it was unof- during the first year for Fair earlier this year.
solicitation envelope, its effec- before the October 18 dead- ficially learned that $35 per all eligible men. Men in all The band is composed of 17

tiveness and use in the United line. month would be maximum for i rates and MOSs will be eligiblefor sailor musicians and tone rangeof
the outfit is just under five
Community Campaign.No the advances.
each pay step increase. chromatic octaves. Selections include -

solicitation envelopes will .,, ., .. Although Defense spokesmensay
oFyffr:rtMy.:ti.K: x.yyuyy.t: : 'ri r rx: v : all types of Latin, European -
be distributed to any personnel $ 4. the Budget Bureau appearsto and American music.
participating in the drive. In all have no major objections to The group has made a record

other aspects, the local campaignwill .<:. the Defense program, it will still album for Decca, called "Pan-
be conducted in accordancewith have to clear the individual demonia" of which the royaltiesgo

the present Federal Plan, service plans.It to the Navy's Charity Fund.
which is based on "True Volun-
is expected pro-pay advancements STEEL BANDS came intq being
tary Giving. will follow closelythe following WWII, along the
waterfront of T r 1 n i dad. For
number in the junked May
many years, natives there had
NAS Jax Host f{ ft proposal, which would give half made whatever musical instru-

(Please turn to Page 6, Col. 3)) (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 5))
To Some 250Kids
% ti A 4 'S

SaturdayNaval .' I Top Briton In.Visit Here I

ft Naval l Air Station Jacksonville
Air Station Jacksonvillewill o earlier this week was planninga talking with US defense officials
be host Saturday to some 250 t 4t r Er warm welcome for Duncan this week in Washington.The .

Jax-area children in the observance / Sandys, British defense minister, defense minister's party
of National Kids' Day 'wt expected to make a brief visit was expected to include Air
sponsored by the South' Jackson- ; 4 here today. Marshal Sir George Tuttle, deputy -
; '
ville Kiwanis Club. Sandys and his party were set chief of air staff; Lt. Gen.

The guests will arrive at 1000 f to touch down here at 1100. lIe's Roderick McLeod, chief of staffto
and tour various places on the __. ;..._ I''! :U.:1! "" ..... expected to spend part of todayin Sandys; D. W. Ward, Sandys'
base until 1600. MARINE PROMOTIONS Twenty-three enlisted men at town while his staff tours executive assistant; Miss Freda
the NAS Jax Marine Barracks,received promotions in an im-
Children will range in age pressive ceremony last week at the 'parade grounds. Five men NAS Jax, Cecil Field and May- I Smith, Sandys' secretary, and
from six to 17 years. Tours will were upped to sergeant's rank while the remainder received port. Sir Frederick Brundrett, chair-
be taken at Operations, BoatHouse promotion to corporal. In the front row are men who made The United Kingdom officialsare man of the British defense research -
promotion to sergeant They are, left to right, Corpls. Earl Gar-
in this country for various policy committee, and
tF ire and
rison Jr., Juan Gonzales Frederick Larson, John Moore and
VW4. Wenferd Morgan. conferences. They have been scientific advisor to Sandys.VP16 .


I I i

25 September !

VP-16 Fasron SixSaluting
>:.S' CWO Ripley/ / Is

J 'Piped Over Squadrons

Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr. ._ Commanding Officer CWO Roy Ripley, Assistant
Comdr. Grsyston 11. Weber ... ..,. ..?, ..,., ..,.,.......H..... Executive Officer NAS Jax Disbursing Officer
NAB iiX.JH All Jacksonville I
morning muster
Rear Adm. Wendell O. Switzer _...._..__......._..................."........ Commander I attached to the Disbursing Fatron Six on Wednesday,]
Capt. George R. Lufcer ,...-?......................_......_................. Chelf of Staff, FalrJax personnel inspectionwas Their accomplishments
Capt. Macphenoa William ..................."..............._........, Chief of Statt NAB SixCommander Office for the past 1ft months, Captains were,
Fleet Air Wing Eleven inactive held September 16 in the as follows: J. R. Harding
Capt. Donald K. Macintosh ___..___.._........................... was retired to duty AE3
Capt. Charles L. Lambing ......._..............._...."'....................,........... Chief Staff Officer and traditionally "piped over hangar area. Harold Mattison, received his high school diploma

Capt Charles L. Moor Maval. Jr.Air_Technical...._Training. .__._...Center..._..., Commanding Officer the side" in a recent cere- AMC and Bill Mulkey, AEC, B. L. Hussey and S. L. Platt'
Comdr. Wilfred I:. Fleshman ..-....-.._........-.....-................,.....?...M....,. Executive Officer mony at the NAS Jax Ad- were presented with chiefs hats made the rate of Aviation Electrician -

Capt. Alton C. Aberoethy ....?.._.Naval..............Hospital."..."".. ..............""..... Commanding Officer ministration Building. upon their promotions to E-7. Third Class; F. B. Olson

Capt. Norman O. Anderson ................nUTU..H..................,...................... Commanding Officer Ripley had been on active Also feted were T. S. Eitel, made the rate of Aviation Elec.
Comdr. William E. Hardy ?................__....a............................- Executive Officer duty for 24 years and came GF3,' Jack Khols, RM3, and tronicsman, Third Class, and J.|

Printed commercially: with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville Floridaat here from duty on. Guam. James Koontz, AE3, who became P. Pence, ADR3, "shipped over"
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS 1>>-31
Rev. Hev. 1949. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel During the "piping over" third class petty officers. Makingthe for six years on Tuesday.The .
of fleet Air Jaokstutvllla. Naval Air Statton.. Naval Air Technical Training fellow officers presentation were Comdr.G. .
Center FleetaLAir Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. ceremony, squadron sends congratulations
Naval i comprised the "sideboys"group E. Phillips, skipper of
Service Information Officer ... .. Comdr. Charles M. Thomas i to Mr. and Mrs. A. J.
Assistant Service Information Officer ................... Andrew H. Plactey of six. ron Six. Phillips Jr., on the birth of
Editor: Gordon Robfcle; Staff Reporters Jack Holmes. PHI; Bill Congratulations to Paul Tank- their
Weekes, JOSN; Dottie Johnson; Ron Davis AN. Circulation-Distribution, Mary son, Joseph Alan, who weighed
Ann Klrchner, Staff Photographer Jerry Dalrymple. AN. sley who received his promotionto
The Jan N'f I* a member of the AsWed iar+eec Prac Serveoe Famous Last Words If he Fasron Six wel- in at seven and three quarter!
Material rmg m this pukliesUe can be reprinted providtag credit is Lieutenant. pounds on Sept. 17.
KtYM. rhoUgraphs. Mleea otherwise credited are ettleial U. & Navy phiurU ***- won't dim his headlights, I won't comes aboard Bob Haughton,

l .(flees UeaUtf. Kexwa adS. Malm AdaUatetrmtiea B fldls>c. |>OM dim mine. AA, James Haynes, AA, George eVW4 e
a dsdw a.i. MMLmflVlML
Shield, AMAA, Leland Chapen,

Sept. Birth DatesTo AMAA, Ronald Johnson, AA, Eleven newly promoted officers -

Auguster Darden, ATAN, Theor- were guests of honor at I

Be HonoredSpecial dore Kneer, AMAA, and Cary a "Wetting Down" September 251

Ozmore AMAA. at the NAS Jax Skeet Club.
Services at NATTCenter e Now wearing the "railroad
announced this week the
VA15The tracks" is Frank Schatzle pre-

September birthday party will commanding officer of At- sently the Assistant Aeorology ]
be held tomorrow night at the
tack Squadron 15 Officer.

593 Enlisted, at 1930.Men's Lounge, Building personnel inspection last week. New Lt (jgs) are Gerry Allen, '

Good conduct medals were Dick Meek, Rog Beidler, Rex I
On the agenda' are refresh- Edward Asbiol
awarded to ,
Dunlap, Joel Montgomery Bob
ments, dancing, and the All-Girl :.: AEM3, Fred Thompson, AE3, Enstrom, Jim Schmidt, Roger

Revue. The girls participating in Robert Figel, AT3, and Rudolph Bies, Terry Zackowski and Bill
the floor show are the group of Fernandez, AT3. Johnson.
girls who were warmly receivedat
the Crew's Dance September t Comdr. Gray also awardedthe The following men gained ad-

2. \;* () Navy "E" in night dive vancement in rate during the

bombing to Lt. A. R. Ashworth, first weeks of September: R. L.
Anyone having a birthday in ;>J.t:7
Lt. E. J. D'Arville, Lt. R. A.
Brown ATN3
F. L.
; ,
September should register with \ < Massey, Jr., Lt (jg) R. S. N3 S. W.
Mrs. : : ; Springer, ATN3; W R.
McHugh hostess.On .
Odams and Lt (jg) T. D. Dobbs. Bannister Jr., AEI3; D.M. Spurg-

September 30, a Happy li After the presentations, Comdr. eonAEI3; B. R. Watkins, ATR3;
Hour will be held at the Lounge
Gray commented that the W. R. Lenz, AG3; W. E. Brown,

with dancing, refreshments, Jam ; .. 1 squadron personnel looked very ATR3, and E. L. Guinn, ATR3.
and : f'
a return engage- ny '
ment of the all-Girl Revue on & : : >'h"<>::::...,:(,...:::......:.. ',.; good and stated he was pleased Welcome aboard to Lcdr.
with their
tap. Activity will get underwayat RETIREMENT MEMENTO CWO OY--Ripley, former appearance. George Swint, Lcdr. Hillis Hume,
1900. NAS Jax Assistant Disbursing Officer, was retired to inactive VA-15 began its CarQuals Ensign Al Markey, Ensign Don

duty recently and traditionally "piped over the side." CWO aboard the USS Antietam (CVS- Risch and Ensign Dick Carpenter. -
Ripley claims 24 years of active Naval service. Upon his re
36)). During the period of four
Daffynishuns: Joke stealer tirement Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr., (right) commanding of. .
thief'of ficer of NAS Jax, presented him with a memento of his days days, the squadron received 548 A hand of welcome is also extended
bad gags.Dependents here, a replica of a golfing "fiend." arrested landings.All .
to: J. J. Freitag AMC;

25 pilots were dayqualified. J. T. Detraz, ADI; J. B. Gay,

Medical Care Permits Required ADI; M. J. Kulman, ADl; E. L.

Remainder of the pilots will Barnes, AD1; J. R. Hagensick,

I night-qualify aboard the USS AT2; J. L. Wolf, AM3; J. R.

With Intrepid this week. On the final Maynard, AD3; J. W. Simerly,
Living Sponsorsthe day of Quals, 130 landings were AN; L. T. Welch, AN; D. D.

made with but one wave-off. Joseph, AN, A. T. Artis, AN, and
living with their .
R. E. Bostrom, AN.
service sponsors will be required nearest hospital in order to Medicare was $89.5 billion andit VP-18

to have special authority prevent of life. undue suffering and loss was anticipated that it would Four men were congratulatedby Daffynishuns: Famous Last

for medical attentionat climb to $91.5 if no action were Comdr. Curtis J. Zane, commanding Words-would you like to step

other than military facili- The attending physician must, taken. officer of VP-18, at outdoors and say that again?

ties after Oct. 1, according to however, state in making his ems -

Medicare officials. claim for fee reimbursement that _.___ liIUaj -: y"> l
the is "acute mum tIIftft m r IIIImftalS! Cfl 0-ZS, t llEClAy 1m
Under recent changes to the case actually an mss' MmJC.IL 6320.1 CAR, &lI I *fCUIPW w OB at wx o nrtaaan mV023
Dependents' Medical Care Act, m perils sbec sdet
hx sits the tisdtal
wives, children and dependent Medical facilities at every RS42Dlla >dm tsar slaaat t. obtain save at Mtaorlsatta.o.resm at Qq4 Us %tftM bdav allsos the speaIBt etssd Me
military installation in the US saes Us prsvUtcMItsMd ee tM h.eie l Cara fit (1'.L. sasb tare is ntliariscd taw sultan soirees
husbands with
living q
sponsors treu 70 Stat,
thereanter. SItS Dona ae sa t fns !50.2$3) sad retelatisor
and Hawaii ooransar
will be authorized treatment only Puerto Rico and Pft! IOTA mp y os} mn cecj roe TA rat cuts wires Is WO! Atr IIcIiI re
at uniformed services facili- Alaska will be prepared to issue N L err W ee ace

the new Medicare permit to dependents -
ties, if care is determined to be afn _
available and adequate by the where determined necessary -

local installation surgeon. when the changes go s .

into effect next week. f D
of fatwed Sar.iesith
THE PERMIT requirementdoes ., .
attention is not available from :
not apply to dependentswho unonMtca Card Runbw Absad
service facilities, a dependentmust are otherwise eligible for eft rtMl Suffix D aoq rO

get a Medicare permit (see civilian medical attention under EnroiLwn ii, 4ti eatitral IrotittettatSPONsm
at right) from the -
copy appro- the law. ? f! U,1lOltMCD 8FTTem
priate authority to seek civilian .n. awe Dort
Armed Forces families resid- poNO: .
care in which the Government Sack or Grade
of ServteeP
ing together cautioned that Service Jii
will share the
expense. .erica s r orce i
they may have to bear the full r s s

T his permit, for immediateuse cost of care from civilian sources as Ott cast e
y a on oas e O err
is the only means by which unless the permit is obtained

dependents can obtain author- prior to seeking off-base treat- CJI cut 1101 AtmlCIUZED,

ized medical care from civil ment. 1. Outpatient Cara and/or services
per It of
any natnte
sources under the revised Medi- Hahrn1tl' Care and direct cOlllpJicaUcu thereof IXC'P' (Signed)
The "permit" is the -
care system f: Henrous and Mental CiietiM (Acute Eaotion Disorders /
program.In ).
major change in the Medicare ,. Elective (l'll.Mablt) SurcI1"1. % _
xaIIIpln ct thick 1
some cases, Medicare officials program, changes brought about Tona1UectOB\T. Cosmetic Surgery, Nyater.ctey (routlnt are ) T fianlc or 1SSUIHO Grade, a DI1 PosU,10G or
Bean OTIO3
explained, governmentpaid due to the $72 million restriction and 1'1"tJ.o Surgery hocedll.1'lI., IUI1.nop1aaUea aDS IteccmtrucUTt cn.hopllUo pp,

voted the program by Congress. -
medical care by civilian
The new Medicare
physicians and hospitals may be Basic reason for curtailmentof after October I .dependents permit sample of which is shown aaue wilr'be mandatory .
residing with
Medicare benefits is apparent medical attention in which the their military sponsors vin seeking civilian
provided without the government w
permit. share
a .
when few and the expense. It will issued the au
a pertinent figures are thorny approval of the local surgeon at inst illations on
THESE ARE instances of acute compared. Puerto Rico and Alaska, and will be required for all in the US and Territories of Hawaii.
other than uniformed services facilities dependents who wish to obtain treatment
emergencies requiring care at During fiscal 1958, cost of I every military installation. Permits will be available at all medical facilities sI


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25 September 1958 JAX AIR NEWS Page

Kt House Unit Of Fasron 51

0 0 'little White Shack' Has

S ;{ All Comforts Of HomeFar

voting series is designei out in the wide open fields of NAS Jax's western
to aid the serviceman in the perimeter is a little white shack that houses a Fleet Aircraft

particular absentee laws of vari Service Squadron 51 radar spotting, tracking, plotting and
ous states.
bomb-scoring unit.
For further information, always of unit is to
"The mission our
One of the few units of its
consult your voting officer. and train-
WISCONSIN promote kind to be commissioned into the
ing o f bombardiernavigatorsand unit at NAS
Servicemen and their wives Navy,
plane commanders, says
n tWii1 Jax employs 13 enlisted men, including -
may obtain absentee ballots by; Lcdr. F. L. White, officer-in-
j4 chiefs and uses one
mailing a Federal Post Card application ;. \: charge of the NAS Jax Fasron in-
radar tracking-type
to county, city, town or; 51 detachment.
village clerk, place of residence : : FA S RON 51, commissioned stallation.
X4S FASRON 51 was originallypart
Marked ballots must be returned i': aboard the Station in the sum-
of Fasron 52 stationed at
in time to be delivered to : mer of 1955, scores simulated
Anacostia, Md., in 1953-54 and
election officials before closing bombing runs of five Heavy At-
of the election ____ under the command of Lcdr. L.
polls on day. .nm\llltll! tack Squadrons based at NAS
In the building below is M. Showalter. However, in the
housed the men of Fasron 51 Detachment A. Here they sleep, latter part of 1954, Fasron 52
Servicemen become registered work and relax. The "house" is found in the outer extremitiesof Jax.These split into two units one being
automatically when they appl;; NAS Jax near the runway area. At right is the radar VAH squadrons come Fasron 51.
for an absentee ballot. screen used to spot, track and score squadron movements in under ComlIatWing One, com-,
The roster of the unit is: Wy-
simulated bombing runs. Above three men of Fasron 51 are at manded by Capt. James D. Ram-
UTAH work in plotting room. They are left to right, V. D. Weaver. socki, M. A. TD2; Horn, C. H.,
Servicemen are registered au ET3; H. A. Wright, TD2. and L. H. Russell, TDI. age. TDC; Heilman, A. P., TDC; Rus-
............ .w.., ._
tomatically upon filing for an sell, L. H., TD1; Hawkins, F. E.,

absentee ballot. : ET1; Wright, H. A., TD2; Hayes,

SOUTH CAROLINA' Navy Wives T. F., ET2; Peck, E. L., CM2;
Servicemen may register by; Jenkinson, P. V., TD3; Weaver,

mail in South Carolina. Applica ; y. {, V. D., ET3; Campbell, D. G.,
tion for absentee ballot does not CornerNAS ETSSN; Schnable, E. M., ETR-

automatically register a serviceman. '- .. SN, and new comer B. E. Priest,
:< '
z.\E?: >' # ro: &z
Jax commanding ETC.
To register, request a Registration .- and executive 'officer, Capt. Elliott -
Card from your county] W. Parish Jr. and Comdr.

board of registration. Grayston H Weber, were guests
INDIANA with their wives at a reception

Registration is permanent provided given by Navy Wives Club No. csep rrftJThursday

you vote in each general' 86 in the clubhouse at Dewey

election. Members of Armed Park, Sept. 15.

Forces may apply for registration Dancing was to music furnished September 25

when they apply for an absentee by the Jax Navy Band. After Mainside -Appointment with

ballot.A the reception, the party movedto A Shadow (suspense drama)
request must be receive* the CPO Club where dinner with George Nader and Joanne

by voting officials not later than was served. Moore. Also, Timeless Street.
29 before Arrangements for the party Girl
days primary: or gen NATTCenter-Wayward
eral elections. were in charge of Mrs. William (melodrama) with Marcia Hen

NEW YORK Aston and Mrs. Elton Largent. derson and Peter Walker Also,

Members of the Armed Force; About 100 guests were present. A Bird In A Bonnet.

are automatically registers d I Regular meeting of Wives No Speed-Up Planned On Hospital B 1 a ck Scorpion
Club No. 86 was held Sept.
when they file for an absentee 1 (horror feature) with Richard
ballot. at the clubhouse, with Mrs. Denning and Mara Corday. Also,
James Murphy presiding.Mrs. Automatic Landing SetupAlthough Colorful Courtship.
Williams Mrs. J.
Robert ,
Members of Armed Forces are Friday. September
D. Coffee and Mrs. Thomas airliners with From Outer
registered automatically w hen I commercial equipped landing Mainside-Queen
election officials receive their re- nett were hostessess. New Mesdames mem- systems are expected to be put to use this fall, the Bureauof Space (color science fiction)

quest .for absentee ballot.OREGON bers received were Warren Stove Ships has recently announced no plans to increase its with Zsa Zsa Gabor and Eric
I Leonard Derleuth, schedule in installing the system on Navy planes. Fleming. Also, Old Mother Clob-

Armed Forces personnel are, and Plans Donald are Sehorn.being made for a weather The landing device system which ,allow an all-8 1 I not been installed' aboard any ber.NATTCenter AppointmentWith

registered automatically w hen Ward Party to be given i for planes to land via a combinationof : carrier as yet. A Shadow.
election officials receive request patients at the Duval Medical radio and radar without the IN DEVELOPING the systemto Hospital Wayward Girl.

for an absentee ballot. Center. Mrs. Wilbert Wagner is pilot touching his controls, can the point of perfection demanded Saturday, September 27

SOUTH DAKOTA in charge of the affair, scheduled be expected to be installed in for use aboard carriers, Mainside Peter Pan (color
Members of the Armed Forces during the first week in Oct. aircraft carriers early next year. the Navy is moving "as fast as animated Walt Disney). Also,

are automatically registered EXTENSIVE and money allows," the spokesman Everglade Raid.
when election officials receive added. Kiddie Matinee-Mainside -
their request for absentee ballot, Quickie Quiz successful tests were made on I Adventures of Gallant Bess
the landing system early in 1957. He also said the system is being I
used in Regulus missile con- (color comedy drama) with Fuzzy -
1. The Secretary/ of the Navy Other tests considered suc- I Knight and Cameron Mit-
E-7 Wives Club Hon. Thomas S. GatesJr. cessful made aboard the trol work.
is (A) were chell. Also, The Green Archer,
Charles E. Wilson, anti-submarine Money for installing the .
., (B) Hon. Mayport-based sys- Chapter 7 and Speedy Gonzales.
Holds MeetingThe (C) Hon. Charles S. Thomas. warfare carrier Antietam 0 f :t tem in Navy carriers may be NATTCenter Queen From

newly organized E-7 2. The letters USNR-R stand the Florida coast last fall. How-, included in funds in the fiscal Outer Space.

Wives Club Board of Directors for (A) Ready Reserve, (B) Inactive ever, a spokesman said there 1959 budget, the spokesman con- Hospital Appointment WithA
meeting was held Sept. 15 at Reserve, (C) Retired Re were difficulties to be ,alleviated. Shadow.

the home of Mrs. R. D. Mertz serve. A spokesman for BuShips said cluded. Sunday, September 28

The newly elected president Mrs. (Answers on Page 5) this week that the system has Mainside-Step Down to Ter-

II. D. Lawrence, presided. Personnel Invited To ror (melodrama) with Collen

laid Enter Bridge EventThe Miller and Charles Drake. Also,
Foundation plans were
for the decoration of the CPO I VAH-1 PROMOTES TRIOThree I Seventh Annual North Old Italian Sports.NATTCenter .
Peter Pan.
patio for the Harvest Moon Ball, Florida Championship Bridge -
which will be held Oct. 10 at officers of Heavy At- Iowa State College.Lt Tournament is set for Oct. 912at Hospital Queen From Outer
2000. tack Squadron One have been (jg) Wilt is also a nativeof the Seminole Hotel in Jack- Space.

promoted this month., Theyare Iowa. He received his B.S. sonville.All Monday, September 29
Entertainment will be provided Lt. Charles Kiser, pro- from Iowa State College and interested service person- Mainside Smiley Gets A

by the E-7 Wive's Club and moted to Lcdr., and Joseph was commissioned after com- nel are invited to enter com- Gun (color adventure) with

installation of newly elected officers Goss and Richard Wilt, who pletion of the AOE programat petition. Events will be: individual Keith Calvert and Chips Raf-

will be present. All E-7s were promoted to Lt (jg). Pensacola. His primary men's pairs, women's pairs, erty.. Also, Camp Clobber.
and their wives are invited to Lcdr. Kiser hails from Ma- duty in Heavy One' is in Op- mixed pairs, teams of four, and NATTCenter Step Down To

attend. son City, Iowa. He was a erations. open pairs. Terror.
member of the Naval Acad- Lt (jg) Goss' hometown is Hospital Peter Pan.

"Lips that touch :wine shall emy, class of '47 and his higher Spearman, Texas. He receivedhis An eight-foot pilot whale, recently Tuesday September 38
never touch mine," said the co- education also includes a commission June 26 1957 captured and placed in Mainside Bonnie Parker

ed. And after she graduated, B.S. in aeronautical engineering while enrolled in the NavCad the circular oceanarium at Ma- Story (action drama) with Dorothy -

she taught school for years and from the Navy Post Grad- program in Pensacola. Goss' rineland Studios, has become Provine and Jack Hogan.

years, and years, and years. uate School and A. M. S. in primary duty at VAH-1 is well-adjusted to life with the Also, Quick on Vigor. One show,
(This may be the same old joke nuclear engineering from First Lt. porpoises. 1900 only.
but its a different woman).


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25 September 1958
..____.... _,__,...,,"',..,,-m>"'_"''''.Y-.Y':, ''. '_
P Top Naval AwardBattle

'E' Pennant Won

Patrol 18Patrol S '
By Squadron S :

Squadron 18 has been awarded the Battle "E" S : it ,'{ St
by Commander Naval Air Force U.S. Atlantic Fleet. / a
This is an annual award for
excellence in the fields of opera- In competition with Atlantic '
tional readiness, administrativeand Fleet patrol squadrons of the ; Fi'C

competitive exercises.PRESENTATION same type, VP-18 in all phasesof } $:
was made ata training and battle readinesswon
formal ceremony at NAS Jax the right to display the /
September 20 by Capt. D. E. Navy "E" on all squadron air-
Macintosh,Commander Fleet Air craft and to fly the efficiency 4'c?

Wing 11.Comdr.. pennant.In .
Curtis J. Zane, com- addition, members of the
manding officer of VP-18, accepted squadron are entitled to wear
the award on behalf of the "E" on their uniforms in recognition -
the squadron. of the award.Fastest .

Families and friends of VP-18 I

personnel were on hand to view Navy
the colorful ceremony After-
wards, Comdr. Zane cut the vic-
Jet Makes
tory cake and refreshments were

served.THE NAVY "E" is the most Initial FlightThe

coveted award in the Naval
service. It represents achieve- first production model of
ment of a standard of excellencein the Chance Vought F8U-2, a S
overall performance as deter- faster and 'higher-flying versionof --- PROUD 'MOMENT-Patrol Squadron 18 has been awarded the Battle "E/' a top Naval awardfor
mined by ComAir Lant. the world's fastest Navy jet excellence in fields of operational readiness, administrative; and competitive exercises. Wil-
fighter, the F8U-1 Crusader, liam Shurtleff, AMC. (on platform) puts finishing touches to "E" being 'painted on a squadron
made its initial flight recently. aircraft. All planes of the unit can fly the "E." At left on ground is Comdr. W. B. ONeil ofFAW.
.11, offering congratulation to VP-18 skipper Comdr. Curtis J. Zane.
Scheduled for delivery to the
DIAPERDOINGS I fleet early next year, the new '

jet Whitney is powered J-57P16 by the and Pratt has and already Applicants Sought For Navy Officer Speech

been flown faster than the Classes FormThe
Heirborne deliveries at the
: F8U-1 which won the Thompson Enlisted Science
Naval Hospital recently included military officer of today -
Trophy in 1956 with a speed of
19 tiny packages, with 12 girls is in constant demand at
and seven boys "checking in." 1,015 miles an hour. are being requested from anyone interestedin public functions; his opinionsare
Births included, Girl, Judith Except for two fixed fins un- furthering their education in the Navy Enlisted Scientific desired.All .
Ann, to Everett Burney, AF/Ret. der the tail section and two Education and Navy Advanced, School Programs.The officers are invited to

and Mrs. Burney, Aug. 29; Boy, i small afterburner airscoops on scientific program is eli- attend a special eightweekcourse
Edward Jr., to Edward Burks, top of the tail cone, the con- if they fill the following qualifi- in public speaking
SD2, and Mrs. Burks, Aug. 29; figuration and dimensions of the gible for anyone from "boots"on cations: being offered by the Navy
Girl, Terry Ann, to Thomas Mc- new fighter are the same. up with no rate requirements Individuals interested in NE- Jax Toastmasters Club.

Kay, ABCN/Ret. and Mrs. Mc- SEP must have a GCT/ARI of Beginning date is October
Kay; Girl, Deborah Lynn, to 118. They must be a high school 16. There's an( enrollment fee
James Summers, FN, and Mrs. r graduate or have a GED equiv- of eight dollars.
Sumers; Girl, Sandra Elizabeth, alent and must extend or re- For further information,
to Willifrede West, SD2, and enlist for two additional years contact Lt. Col. W. P. Mitchellat
Mrs. West, and Boy, Robert Edward for obligating themselves for the extension 8276 or Comdr.

to Jesse Jiffreys, RM1, ___ program.. C. E. Rich, extension 8228.
and Mrs. Jiffreys, all Aug. 30. : _________ THUS, THEY must have not Reservations are desired by
And, Boy, Richard Francis, to less than six total years of obligated October 6.
S/Sgt. and Mrs. Richard Rous- C tF}'+..:!:'k:f.try:',<'::.. Rr{ service as of July 1 of
seau Jr., Aug. 31; Girl, Loretta the year of selection if they
Nan, to Willie Render, SD1, and : $'!..:i >!i.i.;:: :::+t,kR:'a'f:3 s want to complete the program. .
Mrs. Render, Sept. 1; Girl, Clara } 3.3{:y iw:
Elizabeth, to William Wyatt, C Additional requirements state "SSII 1 f ))
MM3 and Mrs. ... :" that those interested in NESEP
Wyatt, Sept. 2; :
; ? } : nC.r
Girl, Stephanie Siobhan, to must not have reached 30 years For Rent

Francis Farrell, ME1, and Mrs. ,. .x V..ti of.age by July 1 of the year selected 3-Bdrm. Furn. house. Avail
Farrell Sept. 2, and Boy, Terrence : 4( 1 and if they are in the around Oct. 1 for 1-Yr. EV-
i James, to S/Sgt. and Mrs. Reserve, they must agree to enlist 47618. Helvestoni:
Roy Esmond, Sept. 2. in the regular Navy for 3-Rm.Unfurn. Apt. 4220 Wood-
their four years of college under mere St. Apply 4222 WoodmereSt.
Also, Boy, Dale Robert, to
the Sahlin.
Ralph Miller, AN, and Mrs. Mil- program. '
ler; Girl, Adrienne Eileen, to 'For those interested in NEA- 5-Room Unfurn. House. 6030
Robert Nanney, AO1, and Mrs. SP the qualifications are identi- Dorminy St. $65 Mo. EL 6-1152.

Nanney; Boy, John Oliver, to cal except the program is opento Taylor.
J. B. Evans, AD2, and Mrs. only PO3s and above and they 5-Rms., some furn., 24 W.
Evans, and Girl, Tresiah Ann, must have not less than four Union. $65 Mo. EL 6-1152. Tay-
to James Hargraves, AO2, and Mi"A': ;1.: :::M::" 'J. "';i ., ,.f;;:;;:,t-... ;;t>f..t,;'W"'Y.:; :: ;:: : years of obligated service for lor.
Mrs. Hargraves, all born Sept. 3. HORNET WEARS TWO HATS William Goodson, PRC.of each of the two phases of the 1-Bdrm. Furn. Apt. 1115 N.
VA-44, is good example of what the Navy calls aman with
And, Girl, Kathi Elizabeth, to two hats. One is khaki-colored chief petty officer's hat he uses program, which would total Lane Ave. EV 4-6302. $45 Mo.
Ronald Lynch, YN3, and Mrs. as head of the parachute riggers department at the "Hornet's eight years of obligated servicefor Warren.
Lynch Sept. 4; Baby Girl, to Coy Nest." Other is a dark green cap he wears Monday nights as the two phases. 1-Bdrm Apt. 1775 Hamilton St.
Scoutmaster of one of the top troops in Jax. Under Goodson'sleadership EV
Baysden AMI, and Mrs. Bays- scouts of Troop 24 have won top honors among EACH PHASE consists of two 8-4956. Mausert.
den, Sept. 4; Baby Boy, to James thirty units at this year's Camporee and were selected tops at years of college and two yearsof 4-Rm. Cottage. San Juan &
Daggett, AD1, and' Mrs. Dag- summer camp. sea or overseas duty. Niblet St. EV 8-5503.
gett, Sept. 4, and Girl, Kathleena
Marie, to Luke Krushel, QM1, Academy Commends Station Enlisted status is maintainedfor For Sale
each individual who 3-Bdrm. 2-bath
and Mrs. Krushel, Sept. 4. I under- house. 4027
takes the plan. Anvers Blvd. (Cedar Hills).
I Superintendent of the U. S.
A cub wanted i lift aircraft by Operations After .$1500 Dwn. Will rent $125 Mo.
reporter a job Naval Academy, Rear AdmiralC. mess- satisfactory completionof EV
4-5702. tiixon.
on a big newspaper. The editor L. Melson, this week com- ing and berthing arrangements, the first year of the program,
said he'd hire him if he could mended NAS Jax's "cooperative bus transportation and local those in pay grade E-5 auto- 4-Bdrm. House. (Lake Shore
write a good headline for the spirit I i and efficiency' its shuttle airlift when "availabilityof matically will go to pay grade Area). EV 8-6550.
following situation: handling of the summer's Mid- such equipment was below E-6, or if those in E-5 success- 2-Bdrm. House. 5245 Janice
A young couple got a preacherout shipmen training program. even the ordinary needs of NAS fully complete one year of serv- Cir. $300 Dwn. $66.50 Mo. EV-
of bed at 3:00: in the morn- During the period July 21- Jax." ice in that pay grade while enrolled 9-0423. Sweeney. (Shop 7387),

ing in order to marry them. August 20, 754 "Middies" visited will go to E-6. 3-Bdrm. Home. 5330 Quan Dr.

"How would you title that?" the Jax Navy complex to receive THE SAME applies in the Hillcrest. (O & R Hangar 122).

asked the editor. indoctrination in fleet aviation Let's Face It. jump from E-6 to E-7 upon the Miscellaneous

"That's easy," replied the training and operations. successful completion of the sec- Wanted: Desire to join car
young reporter. "I'd head it- Admiral Melson praised the Oct. 9-Nov. 7 ond year of the program, or aft- pool from Lake Shore Area. Wk.
Parson Ties Knot In His Shirt- "can-do" spirit of the Station in er completion of three years in Hours-0800-1630. Ext5928564.:
t tail." its handling and planning of air- pay grade E-6. Short, JO1.r. .


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I"J.September 1958 SAX AIR NEWS' Page 5 -I

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\ ; :- __ VW-4 679th Remain
_ ,
heWATER -.

I ___

., : Unbeaten In Grid loop

-u With a handful of pre-season powerhouses taking their

|acing trials of Special Serv- licks in early warfare, competition in the Mainside Touch

Whaleboat No. One were r" _ Football League is beginning to weed out the men from tho

at the weekly regatta at boys following third week of play.

Florida Yacht Club VW-4, unbeaten in a setto of
Sunday past VP-18 in an early season
moon. games, and the 679th Air Force,
thriller, 13-12, to move aheadof
Ithough the boat (skippered holding a three-game unbeaten the Patrolmen in the stand-
[he race by Navy Jax Sail- skein, lead the twelve team

Club Vice Commodore Len field. ings.NARTU
AND VA-176 foughtto
[Caz) proved she was not the NARTU HOLDS a win and a
12-12 standstill VP-18
a ;
est light-wind cruiser, shee tie in two contests while V AH1is
blasted VF-173, 21-0, and VF-
in third in both heats in possessor of a 3-1 slate. VP-18
173 took a forfeit from the, Ma-
cruiser class, nosing out the has a 2-1 mark and defending rines.

bus" by a close margin. titlist VP-16 is 2-2.
In the VP-18-VF-173 fracas,
the Bantam Class, Navy Jax f fttt The 679th downed VA-176, 6-0;
it had
the Patrol outfit showed
is stood in second and fourthe VAH-1 earned a forfeit victoryover
been spending some nights at
in both races, while John ..--........_.., k..\...._... .,. ... the Marines and Fasron Six the chalkboard by unleashingsome
ion of the Rudder Club con- "STRIKE COMING UP." Hopefully thinks Ralph Tice, tripped Operations, 13-6. VW-4 fine plays
led with his seasons luck by ace member of the VW-4 "B" squad which leads the field In (was idle last week.

taming the lead in the the Mainside American Bowling League. Tice, a veteran of keg VP-16 brought its record to Bob Egan flipped a 25-yard scor-
des Bantam Class.e wars, bas been instrumental In his club's race to the top durIng ing pass to Bill Cannon for VP-
the .500 mark dumping Fas-
early firing, and holds a 191 average to lead both Main- by 18's first counter. A few plays
Navy Jax Sailing Club side leagues.I ron 109, 7-0; VAH-1 squeaked
be the host this Sunday for later, an intercepted pass by T.
I M. Plummer was turned into
weekly series of races In the

[eater Jacksonville Sailing I 20Q CLUB I I the second TD on a 30-yard

Impionship. Races start ) scamper.
ptly at 1430. fAX tIRS e IffiDTctI IN THE EARLY moments of
I .. i -i The 200 Club, for several the final half with the Fighter

i years an achievement'goal outfit near its own goal line,
(GO Ensignsok sought by hundreds of Mainside IFUI1I VP-18's John Summers crasheda

bowlers, welcomed 20 charter 1- weak spot in the offensive lineto

members to the fold followingthe .. __ w--. _... tag the ball-carrier behindthe

Well In first three weeks of firingin stripe for a safety.A .

rid Action Only fall-winter requisite bowling to "Club"circuits.mem- Annual Fall Links Tourney from passfrom Egan to tho J 15-yard F. Pancarri stripe

bership is the rolling of 200 or brought the winners' touchdown

igskins filled the air at the better in any game of an official number three.Pendergras.
NATTCenter football fields I Mainside intramural bowling Sees Close Opening TiltsFirst

week as the Center's season: contest.

bng into action with a com-I round competition in RunnerUpIn

fe schedule of gam 's. Ralph Tice Paces the annual Station Fall J.: W. Roberts, 3 and 1, while Skeet CompetitionVW4's

opening action, the Ord- Championship Golf Tournament Earvin Scott, this year's medalist Ken Pendergras, just

[cemen of AO School copped High Avg. BowlersVW4 came to a close on the I decisioned Bill Barrow, 2up.In back from the InternationalSkeet

2-0 win from the Sparkles, "B" holds the lead in NAS Jax links Sunday, high. another contest, Bill Maran- Shoot in Moscow, recorded -
Jle. the Ensigns of AGO easeda lighted by a pair of hot
American League play while its ville won a forfeit win over Al a 49x50 score in the weekly
12-6 win over the AK ag- sister squad, VW-4 "A" is pacing matches. Sabo. Second round play must Sunday shoot at the Jackson-
gation. DUANE FULTZ and Charles ville Gun Club "htis week, fin-
National loop teams after the be completed by Wednesday.Let's .
a tight game, the Support Thurman battled for 24 holes ishing in second place.
third week of action on the
[inters and Aviation Funda- before the former could trip
Mainside intramural bowling i Ken Murdock of Jax crackeda
itals students played to a scene. Thurman. perfect 50x50 for the top posi-
deadlock while In another close struggle, Joe
the Missileof -
Face It. tion. Firing was in the .12-
NAWS downed last years Van Vactor, after playing three division.
tion American down following 14 holes, ralliedto
[ champions, Marine Avia-
Pendergras won the trap
High Individual Game Oct. 9 Nov. 7
Detachment, 13-6. HlgJtldIVts: :IT Series"B"_.................... 216 edge Capt. Kenneth Wheeler, shooting portion of the program,

econd day competition found Winstead, Sp. Serv. .................... 568 1-up. garnering a 45x50.

MAD' lads bouncing back toe High FAW-11 Team Game.............-...................,..,............ 816 The straw that broke Capt.
a 13-6 decision from AO, High Team Series Wheeler's back was a 40-foot There once was a cow named Jack McCarien, Ft. Carson,
High Avenge, Tice, VW-4 "B" .... 191
Missilemen taking their pushed in Van Vactoron
sec- putt by Zephyr Colo., for three years AllAmerica -

straight at the expense of NationalHigh the 18th carpet.IN Who was quite an amiable goalie on the Minnesota hoc-

t, 12-6, the Storekeepers win- Behm.Individual FAETU Game"B"- .................... 210 OTHER rounds, defending heifer: key team and All-Big Ten third

fig their first from Aviation High Donaghy Individual: NARTU Series -"A" ............ 546 champion Ace Johnson downedEd When the farmer drew near, baseman in 1957 and 1958, turned

ing damentals, 13-6, and the high High Com Team Fair Game Jax -"A" ........................ 833 Cipoletti, 4 and 3; Harry She kicked off his ear down a bonus offer from the
[ Ensigns of AGO takinge High Team Series Webb tripped Don Howard, 3 Chicago Cubs in order to compete -
measure of the Support ComFalr Jax "A" 2307 and And now the farmer's much
2; Walt O'Neal stopped Jim for a goal tender berth on

linters, 20-0.) High Christensen Average, ComFfelr A" ........ 179 Forgy, 2-up; Steve Kona bested dephyr. the_ US Olympic squad.

Bowlers Roll Into

W SPORTS High Gear atCenter

DOCKETTouch Things got rolling into high '
I ) 4 .
:. / <- + / ::
gear in last week's action in theNATTCenter ,' ; ,t rY
Football I
intramural scratch
t.26-AU games are at 1600 bowling league, with four of the 1

V-4 vi Operations; Stadium. dominating :
eight teams completely *
vs VAH-1, Mustin. e
t.29- their opponents. :
fasronvs 679th Stadium. I
Jt. 30- Aviation i Ground Officers
fasron-109 vi VA-176. Stadium. :
P-16 VI Marine Bks, Mustin. School shut out Aviation Funda-
1- Marine Aviation
rations vs VP-18; Stadium. mentals, 4-0, ,
Fasron- VI NARTU Mustin. Detachment keglers downed the
asron-109 vs 679th: Mustin. Sparkies of AE School, 4-0, AO

Bowling School horsecollared the Store- ,

h pt. 29l700)Disburaing- keepers of AK, 4-0, and the Mis..
vs FAETU "A;
>mFalrJax vs W.4 "B;" FAW-11 silemen of NAWS nipped Sup-

I*1930)679th)-O&R Acwron.Enlisted vs Fasron-6 port Splinters, 4-0. 5ppw' .t

":"vs Supply Communications.vs NARTU "A;" 679th High game and high average .. .,., ., ,, >. ,. : .,, .'
Pt. 3ft-" honors went to Fred Asberry, .
(1700))-FAETU "B" v* VW.44 "A" .
yw-4 "C"; Dental "B" vs VAP-62 lanky Marine from MAD, as he ; ,
226 and came / J7 I 4/ /
1(1930))-Fasron-6 "A" vs Dental "A" rolled a game up
>eclal. Services vs VP-16; Marine with a 193 average for the first 4
l" vs Hospital.
night of competition.
(hoJComFalrJaX;) v, VW.4 "D;"
|\-44 "B" vs O&R Officers: g
lispensary](1930)-SuppJy VP-18 vs ComFalrJax Operations"A vs:" Christine Callas, recently TAKES OFF ON END SWEEP Action in the Mainside Intramural Football League has
aVe ; chosen to reign over ,the 1958 been as hot and heavy as the local weather during the first three weeks of action with many
et. 2- National Drag Races at Oklahoma close, rugged contests marking early days of the schedule. In a feature tilt last week VP-18
subdued VF-173, 21-0, on Mustin Field turf. Lt (jg) Bob Eqan, VP.18 quarterback is shown going
the title of
(Answers to Quickie Quiz) City, has been given around left end for a 20. ard gain thanks to some good blocking by linemen. It was drives like
1. A: 2. A. Miss Hot Rod of 1958. this that aided the Patrolmen in their quest for victory.




6 JAX AIR NEWS 25 September 1958

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LADDER H I (Continued from Page 1))

ments they could improvise from

With CiviliansFollowing % such things as bamboo sticks and

4WW __ 'i'IEF garbage can lids.

are recent promo- They took to tuning up oil
tions of civilian employees in V :/ 1qTw drums that were left after the

various Station departments. : P' .. : t t$ war, and as a result, there are

now over 150 steel band music-
Advanced at Overhaul and
1i\k.k ians, or beaters, in Trinidad.The .
Repair were Lonnie Mock, Helper :
drums are cut down into
Radio Mechanic, 3rd step, to
Production Dispatcher, 1st step; __ ______ various sizes, painted bright colors -
and tuned that
so as manyas
Luther Waddington, Helper
Metalsmith (Aviation) 3rd step, 32 tones can be produced.
to Aircraft Metal fabricator, 1st
step; Berry G ant, Production one bonga-bongo drum, four
I bass drums, two tune booms,
Dispatcher, to Aircraft Assembler -
I ; Grace Gray, Fiscal Account- two guitar pans, three secand

: ing Clerk, GS-3, to Same, GS-4; pans and four ping pongs.
: Drum makers along the Trini-
Clarence Jefferson, Helper Air-
! craft Mechanic (General), to dad waterfront claim one has to
I Production tune the drums in the dark of
Dispatcher; Dwight
Kearns Toolroom the moon, over a fire made from
Attendant, to
Welder (Combination); Belva 4 \ % 4___________ driftwood found on the wind-
Miller GS-3 r r ward side of the island and must
Clerk-typist, to : "
Clerk (Typing), GS-4; Jesse -'L' :.... ... __I1uI throw insides of chickens on the

Nichols, Production Dispatcher, AT FOOD HANDLERS' SCHOOL This group of civilian and military personnel were fire muttering certain incanta-
to Assistant Production Controlman part of the 300 who attended the Food Service Training Program at the Mainside Theatre, Sep. tions as one heats the pan.
tember 1618. The program was directed by Capt. James Fulghum Senior Medical Officer of NAS General consensus doesn't go
(AMG); Solomon Whit- Jax, and CWO Opal Sylvester, NAS Jax Sanitation Officer. Left to right are, Mrs. Muriel Youngof
with this
aker, Laborer, to Helper Aircraft the Officers Club: Mn. Louise Thompson, Operations Tower Cafeteria: Mrs. Conchita Guz- along theory completely -

Mechanic (Motor). man, Mainside Restaurant: Pfc. Joseph Rose, NATTCenter Galley: Walter Wishart AD2 CPO however.
club, and CWO Sylvester. The group- is being shown a sample dish. smeared by finger prints.
Promoted in Public Workswere ..

Andrew Fuller, Laborer, to

Asphalt Malvin Hollinhead or Cement, Helper Worker, Pipe-; Fine Attendance 'Greets Food September Auto

fitter, to Plumber; Marion Mc- Stickers

Whirt, Clerk-typist, GS-2, to Service Training ProgramThe ExpirePersonnel
who operate pri
Same, GS-3; Emery Turknett,
Engineering Aid (Survey), GS- vately-owned vehicles on
three Good Service Food
days Training Programheld
board the Station are reminded -
4, to Same GS-5 Russell Bucca
; ,
last week in Mainside auditorium Sept. 16-18 drew at that September date
Housing Management Aid GS-4
least 300 and civilian food hand-
to Same, GS-5; Hubert Fleming, lers. persons including military stickers will expire within a

Truck Driver, 3rd step, to Truck week.
Personnel were from Main-
To avoid last minute rushto
Driver (Heavy), 3rd step; Willie side Galley One, Officers Club, CWO Opal Sylvester, NAS Jax obtain renewals a and to eli-
Outlar Truck Driver
3rd step, NATTCenter Galley Three, Civilian Sanitation Officer, assisted by minate the possibility of be

to Truck Dirver (Heacey), 3rd Cafeteria, Navy Exchangeand James Monk, and James Bradly, ing detained at the gate because With TheToastmasiers

step; Robert Webster, Helper, the CPO Club. both HM1, of NAS Jax Dispensary sticker has
Office Machine your expired -
Repairman, 3rd THERE WERE also in atten- staff.
step, to Typewriter Repairman, personnel possessing
1st ance five military personnelfrom An opening address of (welcome September stickers are en- Civilian Toastmasters
step. Navy
the NARTU EM Club. was given by Comdr. couraged to renew them before their
learned at Tuesday even-
Advanced at Supply were Eula Various lectures and demon- Webber NAS Jax
Grayston executive September 30, 1958. ing session that the club's new
Bernath, Clerk-typist, GS-2, to strations were conducted by officer.ANOTHER Documents required for renewals slate of officers will be installedon

Stock Control Clerk, GS-3, and address are: valid insurance
Helen Davidson, Stock Control .,:,:,,:$::...:"..,:.,: :."".'':,,..,., ',.'>.."..".,:. by Capt. James Fulghum was, Senior policy ($10,000/20,000 bodily to be Oct.decided.7, with the site still

Clerk, GS-3, to Property Disposal Medical Officer of the Station's injury, $5,000 property), cur-

Clerk, GS-4.. I 1 Dispensary.One rent state registration, identi- Wives are invited to attend

In the Miscellaneous group are of the highlights of the fication card or station badge, the Oct. 7 installation banquet.

Mary Dukes, Stock Control : f\\ .;:;: program was a demonstration of and current driver's license. Tuesday's gathering at Friden

Clerk, GS-3, Supply Department, :,:" ...dE how bacteria and germs exist Calculators attracted one of the

t o Appropriation Accounting and grow on everything in our finest turnouts in many meet-

Clerk, GS-4, ComptrollerDept. : :l : daily lives. McRee Gets Top HonorsAt ings, with 25 members and

.; Walter Duncan, Ware- guests on hand. Members received -
This demonstration
,; was AOA) Graduation
houseman, Supply Department t. demonstrationand an insight on ficklenessof
by a laboratory
to Stockman, Overhaul and Repair ,;i; I showed how even a clean Robert McRee, AOAN, of I fate from Dick Silbernagle

; Ralph Grimsley, Guard, hand may be contaminated with Thomaston, Ga., grabbed top.. who spoke on "Greener Pas-

GS-3, Security Dept., to Helper germs and will grow into large honors in last week's graduationat tures"; a real awakening to the
Aircraft Mechanic (Gen.) Over- Aviation Ordnancemen School, civil service worker's plight regarding -
numbers if given the
haul and Repair Department: time and temperatures.properfood Class A, at NATTCenter. private industry vs. gov-

,Richard Jackson, Laborer, Pub- McRee, who entered the Navyin ernment employment and the

lic Works Dept., to He per January, 1958, will report to inroads being made by the latter

Machinist, Overhaul and Repair Pro-Pay Road Norfolk, Va. for further trans into government work was given

Dept. fer. by Don Moran in his talk on"SurvivaL"
(Continued from Page 1)
Also, John Leverence, Man-
the pro-pay increases to E-4s, 35 stunned his audi-
Walt Stanul
agement Analyst GS-7 Public
percent to E-5s and 15 percentto CG Sailor Captures
Works Dept., to Management ence with his "Introduction of a

Analyst, GS-9 Overhaul and Repair : E-6s with modifications to Top AEB( ) HonorsStanley Speaker"; Rod Pinney envisioned -
give E-7s an opportunity to get
a bright future for the clubin
Department; Joseph Stutz, .
propay.NO Thomas, ALl, USCG,
Warehouseman, Supply Depart- ,his spiel on "Tosatmasters
of the of Aitkin, Minn., grabbed top
ment, to General Supply Clerk, ; 2366-The Future"; and Bill
iy"q number of E-8s E-9s honors in graduation exercisesat
GS-4 Overhaul and Repair Dept.;: new or Clearman weighed the balancesof
will be made the Navy be- Aviation Electronics Mate
Shirley Jones, Clerk-typist GS-2 by power in checking the inter-
fore the selections are made. School, Class B, at NATTCenter. national trend towards destruc-
Supply Dept., to Clerk-Steno-
grapher, GS-3 Supply Dept. : The selection board will get a Thomas, who entered the tion and chaos in His deliveryon

listing of eligibles, probably Coast Guard in Feb., 1949 will "National Power and You."
1 4 about five times the number of: report to the Coast Guard Air Evaluators were Jim Leggett,

| CPO Notes 4* billets, from the Navy examining Station St. Petersburg, Fla., for Ernie Newberg, Jay Ellis, Gor-

I : : Center at Great Lakes. Pro- 'duty. don King, and Norman Brooks,

.* motions, picked for those with with Junior Teske as master
)4v The (A) School honors were
The CPO Club is sponsoring a 4' the highest exam grades, will be head shrinker. Ezra Bahe was

Shrimp Boil on the patio Satur- announced in November.The jointly shared by Roy Peterson, Toastmaster.

day from 1600 to 1800. Marines have announced AELAA, of Deland, Fla., and

Regular events at the CPO they will give 6000 pro-pay ad- David McDaniel, AEMAN, of

club are: Hugh Corley's Trio, 1 i2 vances this year; 5100 will go to Pine Lake, Ga. Let's Face It.

Appearing Saturdays, 2030( __- 4 critical skills and 900 for out- Peterson, who entered the .
to 0030 and from 2030 standing effectiveness. I
Sundays Oct. 9-Nov. 7
Navy in Jan., 1958 will report to
to 2330. Although there has been no
Hatron Nine, Sanford, Fla., for
Dick decision on how to pick the E-8s
McMeekin, who placed duty, while McDaniel, who join-
and E-9s Marine headquarters
second in the All-Navy Talent ALLURING No "Onion "What brought me here?"
Show, appears Tuesdays, 1845- head" is TV's Erin O'Brien but spokesmen announce they are ed the Navy in Sept. 1957 will asked the rosebud.

1930, Friday, 2030-0030, and Sun- she's making her movie debut reasonably sure selection will be report to the Naval Air Station,: "The stalk," answered the
in the film of that name
day, from 1600 to 2000. about the Coast Guard. done by examination. Sanford, Fla. rose.Page .