Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: January 22, 1959
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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Source Institution: University of Florida
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the media of tele-
r 1j4 vision, all Navy squadrons in room.
'I A dial system is used to bringto
\ .:t : .\ 9' the Jacksonville area will the screen any desired area.
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have their weather
soon own
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r ,' ::':':::' ::1 ,'. '1. '. "Weathervision closed cir- received through the two-way
t" : :; '. a
.... \ .. '. inter-com system used in con-
.f\<.., .'" ". : ........:: .'". ., ..J., ". cuit TV system, is presently being television
..; '"'''' ,:Sf' .. junction with the receiver -
VH"I. ;& installed in 10 units in this
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:(.:.::{.:,;w. ;", :' (. area including four at NAS Ce- .
AT PRESENT "Weathervision"installations
cil Field, one at Mayport and ,
being made ata
five aboard NAS Jax. are
Carrier Air Group level. As
VA-44 is one of the NAS Jax
budget limitations permit, each
units getting this.
squadron will have a receiver.According .
In VA-44, as in other outfits,

pilots will be able to receive to Comdr. James

complete weather briefing with- Mullins, ComFair Jax Weather

out leaving their i own ready Service Officer, "Weathervision" ,

THE LATEST Chief Frank will serve the squadrons in ways

Ingram, (right) briefs pilots of ___ -,_ '0 .n other than weather briefing in
VA-44 on use of the squadron'snew
the future.
closed circuit "Weathervision" 1
TV. Being shown then The intcr-com system can be

"w equipment are Lt (jg) S.Mikitarian used for an emergency communi-

Ensign Dale Mil JflX cations system between squadrons --
ler Lt (jg) Jim Ruth and Lt. I with the Aerology Office
(jg) Frank Dodson.
acting as relay station.

'Open Rates' Are For relaxation of pilots, com-

... mercial TV shows can be broad-
;:: _" -
0 cast when the system is not in
Extended To 61
/oh 13 No. 41 U. S. N., A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 22 January 1959 use for weather briefing.

By Navy Study ... .:
Technical: : Ratings Given
Effective June 30, the number

of Navy "open rates" will be extended -

from 43 to 61, enablingmore
New Look
sailors to reenlist after an t OverhaulingThe

absence of two years and still

keep their old rates.
ii Navy announced an overhauling in its technical
However, white hats not included ? rates, which would allow greater specialization in chief and

in the 61 rates can reen- ; PO1 grades, revamping of the aviation rating structure and

list within two years of separa- those in other fields.As .

tion from the Navy, but what a result of a year-long
their pay grades would be upon Y I : study, conducted by BuPers Research ialization in the electronics tech-

reentry would have to be decidedby I Field Activity in San Diego -\ nician and fire control technician
both of which have been
I ratings,
BuPers. a' highly technical aviation
rating structure evolved which deemed high priority.
Other plans affecting the enlisted -
reenlistment scene include will permit .POls and CPC Among the'proposals submittedby

more specialization within their! the San Diego group, is one
proposals to enable active duty I
;: > ; technical fields. to create new aviation ratings,
reservists ,
to transfer into the ;.? '.
regular Navy without loss of pay ::. {; THE NEW rating policy, ap- now being reviewed by various

grade, to extend the selected re- I proved recently by Vice Admiral shore and fleet commands.

..... H. P. Smith, Chief of Naval Per-
enlistment program below the ----------- According to BuPers officials,
E-7 level, and to decide numberof NEW NATTCENTER CPOS At ceremonies last Friday in sonnel, does not prevent E-8 and most of the proposals, the last of
the office of Cap Charles L. Moore Jr., commanding officer of
chiefs denied reenlistment by NATTCenter, three men were presented certificates designatingthem E-9 chiefs from specialization, which are to be sent to the Navy

March boards on surpluses and chief petty officers. LefMo right are, Capt. Moore, Norman but will still restrict them to (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 5)) I
shortages in certain rates. Rush, MACA. David Roby, AECA and Norman Bensene, AECA. their present general category.The .
"Boot Chiefs" from various commands aboard the Station were ,
The study involving selected In'.tiated at the Chief's Club Friday afternoon. See story, page 6. need for specialization,
re-ups below E-7 would affect pointed out in the study, will Oddity Exists;

promotion and personnel needs certainly affect the super chiefs

for the next 15 years, since the Three More Jax SquadronsDue eventually, officials noted. Pro-pay Lacks

Navy could decide whether there Admiral Smith stressed, how-

would be any humps or valleys For DecommissioningThree ever, the specialization program Seekers
which might make it wise to instill would be limited to rates and Navy

a new design in the re-up ratings where there was a specific There could have been more
more NAS Jax-based squadrons are to be, decom-
plan. % need for specialization. pro-pay awards beginning this
missioned with planes and men of the units being absorbedinto
month if especially
Any plan to make BuPers approval BUPERS HAS intimated that more men
mandatory for re-ups in other Jax units. there would be additional spec- critical rates, would have taken

pay grades below E-7 can not ATTACK Squadron 105 and will have its designation changedto the exams in November, stated

take effect until completion of Fighter Squadron 173 are due to a spokesman for BuPers recently.
VF-11, and thus take over FormedBy
the study, which is not foreseen be decommissioned February 1, Group Although the Navy authorized
traditions of one of Naval aviation's -
until sometime after July 1, while on February 15, Fighter Chapel YouthA 16,567 pro-pay awards for pay
most colorful outfits.
Squadron 11, reknowned as the grades E-4 through E-6, only
Senior-High Fellow-
"Red Rippers," will be brokenup. V A.l OS has been homebasedat 10,063 men in these rates received -
TIDE TABLE ship of All Saints' Protestant
benefits effective -
HIGH LOW either NAS Cecil or NAS Jax Chapel is being formed and January 16.

since its 1 1952. will meet for the first time
inception May ,
A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M. While VF-11, as it now exists, This left an opening for over

Fri. 6:51: 7:09: 12:20: 1:00 will be decommissioned, the name During the seven years, the 722.Sunday at 1830 in Building 6,000 men who being otherwise

Sat. 7:347:51: : 1:041:41: : and designation will remain in "Mad Dogs" have built up a Chaplain and Mrs. Don Alexander eligible could have passed the
Sun. 8:15: 8:33: 1:47: 2:22 received
the Navy Fighter Squadron 43 (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 1)) will be advisors to November exams and

the group, composed of per- pro-pay raises without quota re-

sons 15, 16 and 17 years of strictions.

I 'I College Math To Be Offered Here I''I and age or 12th those grades in the of 10th school., 11th Although eligible personnel substantial in numbersof non-cri-

Designed to be a means of tical rates passed the examinations -
Mathematics courses with col- matics ((3 or 4 credit hours), the will be either 27 dollars or. 36 Christian nurture and growthfor they will not receive the
credit will be offered short first semester of the usual fresh- dollars the
lege depending on course those in Senior High School awards due to quota restrictions.All .
ly at NAS Jax by General Ex-, man year math course. taken. The registration cost must
tension Division of Florida. To begin either of the courses, be paid at registration. The text- ages, a program containing eligibles in the critical

approximately 20 to 25 registra- book is extra. social as well as religious rates, however, will receive pro-
Civilian employees and mili- needs will be followed.The the fall
because passed
tions are neccessary. High school Those interested in either of pay
tary personnel and their depend- Sunday evening meet-
tests. This is why BuPers emphasizes -
education (or equivalent) is the above requestedto
required courses are
ents may take either ((1) Funda- ings will consist of worship, more participation in the
for enrollment. furnish address
name, ,
mental Mathematics ((3 credit business, recreation and re- future by those in critical rates.
Classes will meet on Station and phone number to Training
hours), a one-semester course freshments.All .
do not after working hours for 16 Division, Industrial Relations De- The critical rates include ET,
intended for those who dependents of military
plan to go further in mathematicsor weeks on days and hours satis- partment, Building 907 (exten- personnel and civilian workersof AT, FT, AQ, GS, NW, GF, AC

before factory to both the instructor and sion 8160)) by next Tuesdaythat NAS Jax are invited to RD, RM, SO, CT, TD, EM, AE,

who need a refresher majority of the class. they may be advised laterof become members of the new IC, OM, MM, EN, AM MR, DM,

pursuing the usual mathematics Course cost is nine dollars per the date and place for regis- group. SV, PH/PT, AG, QM, SM and

program; or ((2) Basic Mathe- semester-hour credit. Total. cost tration. JO.

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I'2" \ J"'A'x' AIR""s"s : 22 January 1959 f

Directive Outlines Policies :

Jfl } fflI3W8 Sale Scout Now Cookie On DOD Allows Officers

The 'annual Girl Scout and

Ctpt Elliott W. Parish Jr. .??MAS..._......Jacksonville... .... ..... ............... ...,. Commanding Officer Brownie cookie sale is 'underway Ira osfer
Comdr Crayston 11. Weber .. .. '..... ..'. .. .. .. .. '.. Executive Officer guided by Mrs. E. W. Interservice:
NAB Six Fleet Air :Jacksonville
Rear Adm. Wendell O. Swltzer ........_...................... .. ............... .. Commander Scantlebury, chairman of the
Capt. George R. Luker .... ... .. ..................................... ............ Chief of Staff FalrJax sale. Department has published a new directive
Capt. MaC l1eraoD Williams ...... .......... .. Chief of Staff NAB Six The Defense
Fleet Air Wing Eleven Brownies and Girl Scouts transfer of regular officers from one
Capt. Donald E. Macintosh .. ......... .... .. ...... ...... ................. ... CommanderCapt. orders until which permits serviceto
Charles L. Lambln* ........ .... ... .. .. Chief Staff. Officer will be taking another.

Capt. Charles L. Moore.Naval Jr. Air........Technical...... ..............Training. .. .... ......Center... ... ... Commanding Officer January 24. Deliveries will be The three departments-Army, Navy, Air Force-are- tn
Comdr Wilfred E. Fleshman ... .. ... .:......... ............ Executive Officer made between March 7-21. implement the new DOD directive

Capt. Alton C. Abernethy..........Naval.. ..Hospital. .. ... ......... ... Commanding Officer Order booths will be set up within 60 days after publi- Defense Department policy, of.
Capt. Ferdinand V. Berlejr ............-..N............ ................?................,...... Executive Officer at the NATTCenter Exchange; cation. Defense officials said the ficials pointed out, dictates that

Capt. Norman O. Anderson ?...,...........NARTU.......... ... ................... .... .... Commanding Officer Mainside Exchange; Commis- directive is now at the printerand who an officer is especially of any' military service
Comdr William E. Hardy... .....-..... .... ..... .. .. ... .. .. .......... Executive Officer sary Store; Waves Barracks; distribution can be expectedsoon. qualified to
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville Floridaat Facility Bank and on Bingo ; contribute to the success of an
no expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-S9 night at the O'Club, where 'a With exception of medical activity of another service will
Rev. July 195S. Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnelof be given the
Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Training box of cookies can be pur- officers, the new directive applies opportunity with-
Center Fleet Air Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. out interruption to his career.
for 40 cents.
Naval Hospital chased to officers holding regular
Service Information Officer Comdr. Frank J. Hill The greater part of the pro- cpmmissions in the Army, Navy, Transfers will be made only
Assistant Service Information Officer ... ..... Andrew H. within strength limitations
P PHI fits for all types of campingfor and Marine Corps. the
Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters :... Jack Holmes. : Bill go Air Force DOD said and
Weekes J03; Dottle Johnson. Ron Davis AN; Gene Hagan. JOSA. Staff Photo the scouts. Medical officers will continueto no officer will be
grapher Joe O'Brien PIQ. transferred without his consent.
be governed by existing reg-
The Joe Air News is member of the Anted Forces Press Service. In addition, no officer transferred .
Material steering In this pubLttatlea CaD be reprinted providing erWlt U Daffynishuns: Asphyxiation ulations, the directive states.
give, rbttegrapha.' wileasj otherwise uredlted are etflolal U. S. Navy phetoEdltertj1 in from one service to an-
...... smoking a five-cent cigar a The transfer of reserve
other will .be
effigies located la R... 230 Mala Admlalstratle Building lone telephone booth. extended active duty is not appointed in another
extensions 8164 856 272 or 218. service with a higher rankor
directive and
..... .......u. .hhU. .... ....u. .._..... .... applicable to this precedent than that held
.t' -" n. y" be covered in separate on
: $ : ;r: J1m : will a
prior to his transfer..
DOD regulation to be publishedlater.
DIAPER : > Requests for transfers will

Although intended primarilyfor normally be originated by an .

DOINGSA officers in technical fields, the appropriate agency, a military
new directive is not restricted to department desiring the servicesof

big welcome aboard to the technicians, DOD said. an officer, or by the officer
James Carlton, born to Wilfred r himself.

Duncan, AN, and Mrs. Duncan; The Secretary of Defense will

Girl, Kim Ann, to Robert Bur- S s IndependenceReadies recommend to the President

pee, AD3, and Mrs. Burpee; Girl, those requests for transfers he

Debra Lynne, to Robert Lewis, < ForCruise considers in the best interest of

AMS3, and Mrs. Lewis, and Girl, i :; the Department of Defense.
Vickie Rene _
to George Montgomery -
First The new DOD directive states
AE3, and Mrs. Mont- ii'; ;') that continuity of the transferred
gomery, December 26. With" the coming of spring the officer's total military service

Baby boy, to Leroy Bryant, 14 ?) 60,000-ton carrier Independence- will not be interrupted. Termi-
A02, and Mrs. Bryant; Girl, If tAj&L jJ; commissioned Jan. 10-will put nation of presently held commis-

Phyllis Sue, to Earl Bishop, !!! to sea on her shakedown cruiseto sions and reappointment in another -

HM1, and Mrs. Bishop; Girl, Guantanamo Naval Base, service will be handled by
Karen Ann, to Donald Miller, Cuba. the affected service.
BM3, and Mrs. Miller, and Boy, The giant vessel is the fourth An officer's temporary grade
Richard Bruce, to Charles Hol- attack carrier of the Forrestal and date of rank will remain

loman, BUC3, and Mrs. Hollo- class to become operational with the same as that held in his
man, December 27. the fleet.The .
parent service on the day priorto
Also, Baby Boy, to Pvt .and 1,046-foot flight deck on transfer.

Mrs. Jack Morris; Baby Girl, to _,.,,: .... ..."' ,'" ,*11a'a"lI'rTOPS : the Independence is as long as Officers transferring to another
Kenneth Whiting, AM3, and Mrs. AK GRADUATES Graduating at head of the class an 80-story building is high. department under the new direc-
Whiting, and Baby Girl, to Billy in recent graduation at Aviation Storekeeper School Class A, from the top of her radar mastto tive will be placed on the applicable -
Trotter, RD2, and Mrs. Trotter, at NATTCenter is Charles Munday, AKAA, (left). CWO August- her keel the Independence is promotion list or lineal-
December 28.Greetings toe Sanlille Phase Officer of the School is shown presenting equal to 25 stories. service to
list of the armed
Munday with his graduation certificate. The honor graduate
to Steven Daniel, has received orders to NAAS Whiting Field for duty. Her flight deck is more than which. transferred.
born to Charles Bradford, AM3, four acres and each of the four The officer will be placed in

and Mrs. Bradford; Boy, Kenneth! High-Flying Hugo Shoots propellers that drive the ship is an appropriate position as deter-

Leon, to Toney Fowlkes, SD3, 21 feet across. Her aircraft strik- mined by the amount of promo-
and Mrs. Fowlkes; Girl, Steph- ing force totals 100 and the tion list 'service with which he

anie Lynn, to Kenneth Sandifer, 1,000 Mile, Cloud FilmsThe crew complement is 4,142. i was credited in his present serv-

RD2, and Mrs. Sandifer; Boy, Navy has obtained clear The carrier's commanding offi- ice on the day prior to transfer.
Richard Edward, to Mr. and Mrs. pictures of weather frontal of
is and
from cer Capt. Rhodam Y. McElroyand Permanent grade
systems great heights
through successful and
Joseph Brodeur; Boy, John Al- of firing "exec" is Comdr Damon W. rank will be determined by applying -
a Project
fred, to John Keith, FA, and recovery this Hugo rocket, designed specifically for rnnn- .l'"Th that amount of promotion .
Mrs. Keith Girl, Denise Agnes, ;
; The film, recovered at sea from commissioning ceremonyat list. service to the appointmentlaws
to Dudley Dame, HM1, and Mrs. U.S. Weather Bureau New York the gaining
the nose cone of the rocket which the project Naval Shipyard in pertaining to
Dame; Boy, Dennis Owen, to is designed to further Brooklyn
reached an altitude of 86.25 mileson meteoro- was attended by 5,000 service.
Ottis Clanton, MM2, and Mrs Dec. 5, shows the frontal logical research in an effort to guests including Adm. Arleigh A. Officers transferred under the

Clanton; Boy, Raymond Kent, to cloud formations over a large improve weather forecasting. Burke, Chief of Naval Opera- new directive will be credited

Julian McDaniels, ATI, and Mrs. area of the Atlantic Ocean.A I The rocket's nose cone and instrumentation tions; Thomas D. Gates Jr., Sec- with unused leave accrued at
McDaniels; and Girl, CatherineAnn retary of the retain
MOSAIC film Navy; and Adm. time of transfer and also
to Bernard Manzer, MM3: strippiecesof package was spot-
William the longevity -
Halsey WWII service
film glued together-shows a ted and recovered from the sea comman-; total military
and Mrs. Manzer December 29.
der in the Pacific. the date
they had on
weather pattern approximately by destroyer Leary, despite
Welcome to Belinda Lois, to prior to transfer. (AFPS)
I 1,000 miles in length. This com- eight to 10-foot swells and wind
Billy Mason, AD2, and Mrs. : pares'roughly with the I Daffynishuns: Bald headed man
Mason; Boy, Wayne Lee, to between the southern expanse tip of from 25 to 4,0 knots. (AFPS) -one who has come out on top.

Wayne Tooker, AN, and Mrs. Freedom
Maine and midFlorida.The Group
Tooker, and Boy, Louis Carlo Jr., I
to Lt. and Mrs. Louis Alaia, Sr., I Navy said this was the Posts Notice
December 30. I first time man has been able to Freedoms Foundation has

Also, Boy, John Graham III, to! look down from so high a van- asked servicemen and women

John McQuaide, II, AD2,, and I tage point on weather systems. r not to get itchy feet over the

Mrs. McQuaide; Girl, Rosanne THE LAUNCH was made from outcome of its 1958 Letter

Marie to Hector Brown, AK2, the National Aeronautics and Writing Awards contest on

and Mrs. Brown, and Baby Boy, Space Agency's Pilotless Air- the subject, "My Part in Win-
to Carl Thornton, GM3, and Mrs. craft Research Station at Wal- ning Friends for Freedom."

Thornton, December 31. lops Island, Va. As in past years,. names of
Welcoming in the New Year, Conducted by the Office of the winners will be announcedon
was Karen Renne, born to James Birthday,
Naval Research, assisted by the Washington's
Stafford, GM3, and Mrs. Stafford: Bureau of Aeronautics and the Feb. 22, and not before.
Boy, Edward Frederick, to Floyd The Foundation emphasizesthis
DeGroff, ADC, and Mrs. DeGroff; Mrs. Godfrey; Boy, Bernard Elliott because of the number of

Girl, Rebecca Gail, to William to Bernard Crenshaw, inquiries it has received from
Edwards, DTC, and Mrs. Edwards AM1, and Mrs. Crenshaw; Baby contestants. (AFPS)
; Boy, Thomas Edward, to Girl, to Alfus Manley, AMI, and
James Kehoe, AT2, and Mrs. Mrs. Manley, and Boy, Ronald rinsr A.CAHHIEH This week workers at the Newport
News Va. Living on a budget is the sameas
Kehoe; Boy, Martin Bentley, to Eugene, to Harry Knight, SN,I shipyard began installing shielding for the nuclear
reactor the USS
on -
Enterprise, the Navy's first living beyond your means except
ACW3 and and Mrs. Knight.
Johnny Godfrey ,
carrier. It's scheduled for
completion in 1961 that you have a record of it.



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22 January JAX AIR NEWS

-I 'Green Thumb' Is Hydroponic On Far East Farms I

Behind the world's largest hy- in refrigerated cars and vans to these gravel beds, get necessary rrMainside
droponic farm Is the story of military installations in Japan, tion.T d a y's Chofu HydroponicFarm minerals from a chemicallybalanced -
the Armys 13-year-old project' Korea and Okinawa. is an enlargement of a nutrient solution in the

to supply fresh vegetables to The need for a regular and efficient system developed by the Indiana irrigation. ( and NATTCenter

Armed Forces in the Far East supply of fresh vegetablesto and New Jersey Agriculture Ex- Main advantages of hydroponic movies daily, 1800 and 2000, unless -
while eliminating threat of an U.S. forces dates back to' 1945. perimental Stations. The hydro- farming are that vegetablescan otherwise specified. Satur-

amoebic dysentery epidemic. In addition to the severe food ponic section consists of 11 five- be grown under more sani- day, Sunday and holidays, 1400,
Today the farm produces an shortage that prevailed, the acre plots, one of them glassedin tary conditions in a short time 1800 and 2000. Hospital movie,
annual yield of more than 7,500- Army declined use of local pro- .as a huge greenhouse.Each and with a high yield.In 1900 daily.)

000 pounds of celery, lettuce, duce grown with "night soil" plot composed of 87 Japan, the method partic- Thursday, January 22

cabbage, carrots, green peppers, fertilizer.But beds, four feet wide, eight inches ularly favors such crops as cel- Mainside-No Name On the
onions, radishes and turnips. Af- importing vegetables from deep, 300 feet long, and filled ery and lettuce which are dif- Bullet (color drama), Audio
ter harvesting and inspection by the, U.S. involved a shipping pro- with gravel. ficult to grow under local soil Murphy, Joan Evans.
veterinarians, they are shipped blem that called for local solu-I Seeds and seedlings, planted in conditions. (AEPS) NATTCenterC Younger,

Gunfighter (color western),
Special Recruit Naval Aviatorsl Frank Lovejoy.

uur Friday, January 23

Company Being 'Fly' New Atomic Mainside-The Muggers (police
tt 'L drama), with Kent Smith and

Formed In Jax Sub, Skipjack Nan NATTCenter Martin -Machette, (mel-

The Navy Recruiting Stationin The pushbutton age went underwater odrama), Albert Dekker, Mari

downtown Jacksonville is accepting with the launching of Blanchard.
Name On the
applications from young the Navy's newest nuclear sub- Hospital-No
color drama) Joan Ev-
: ( ,
men of this area for Navy en- < marine, the Skipjack.
listment and who desire to joina ans, Audie Murphy.
Admiral Arleigh A. Burke, Saturday, January 24.
special recruit to be
speaking at the launching ceremonies Mainside-Baby Makes Three-
. recruited during Gasparilla Festival .
in Groton Conn. called
with Robert Young.NATTCenterThe.
in Tampa, February 9-14. the Skipjack "a significant mile- Muggers.IIospitalMachette. .

This special company, to be. stone in the history of subma- .
known as' "1959 Gasparilla Buccaneers" -
rine development"It
Sunday. January 25.
will be composed of brings together, for the first Mainside Written On the
men from Florida and will be
II time: the atomic power plant of Wind-with Rock Hudson.
enlisted in Tampa on February 9. Makes
the Nautilus and the streamlined NATTCenter-Baby
invasion of the West Coast
hull of the Albacore, assuring -
city by Jose Gaspar, carried out the greatest submarine Hospital-The Muggers.
in the tradition of his fellow 26
performance of any ship pre- Monday, January
plunderers-of-the-sea, starts five v< ,: sently in the fleet Mainside-Gideon of Scotland
'days of fun on that date. :.+ Yard-Frederick March and Diane -
Even an aviator would be at
Members of this special recruit
home on the craft. In fact, her Foster.
company will be sent to Tampaat ."HERE'S HOW IT WORKS" Says Ralph Potito, CSC, of I operator will be called a, pilot, NATI'Center-Written on the
government expense, will take NATTCenter's Galley, ,as he demonstrates the use of an opener her cruises will be logged as Wind.
their oath before a packed sta- for a five-gallon milk container Potito invented the opener, of and the submarine Itself Hospital-Baby Makes Three.
steel construction, which he saves destruction of the milk
dium at the Tampa Fairgrounds.At cans: and dispensers. might well be referred to as the Tuesday, January
the end of the.dny's festivi- "flying A-sub." Mainside-One Foot In Heaven,
ties, the "boots"' will board a starring Martha Scott. 'I
The craft will be controlled
special train which will take Chief NATTCenter-Gideon of Scot-.
; by a "joystick" and will be so
them to Great Lakes for train- maneuverable that while doing land Yard.
ing. They'll train there as an Hospital-Written on the Wind.
"hydrobatics" the pilot,
entire unit. PoetCookInventorHow and other operators will be fast-
Ed Fogg, EMC, of the Recruit- ened into their seats with safety Gillespie Concert Sets
ing Station, reports this special belts.
company will probably be the often have you heard of a cook who was also a poet Special Military Rates
only chance for young men of an'inventor? Not many of us have. One"of the few such The astounding capabilities of Dizzy Gillespie and his orchestra -

the state to enlist and train together poet-inventors in the Navy is stationed at NATTCenter's the Skipjack would make even will be featured in a

in the Navy for some galley three as a commissaryman. Jules Verne gasp. jazz concert at the Duval County
months to come. Chief commissaryman Ralph Armory, State and Market sts.
Potito last week completed the tion-wide publicity and has been The four islands and 500 Islets in Jacksonville, Wednesday, beginning -

construction of a useful mech- I featured in the Saturday Even- that make up the nation of Japan at 2030.

anism designed for opening five- ing Post. It was patented in 1938. stretch for more than 1,300 miles Reduced rates will be offered

DivineServices gallon milk cans. along the Pacific. I. servicemen upon showing of ID
Writing poetry and proverbs which be
"I WAS walking through the card. Seats, can pur-
galley one day when I noticed being his hobby, many of Potio's Morocco, one of the last areas chased at the door, are from $1.25to
some boys beating on some milk in the world where polygamy is two dollars for military per-
original writings have appearedin
ALL SAINTS CHAPEL cans trying to remove the lids," i still condoned, allows each man sonnel.
Sunday, January 25 Potito said "Then I got the 'Idea civilian and Navy publications. I four wives. Gillespie has just returned

0930-Sunday School for ages of an opener that would save r from a world tour as the "Amenan -

3 through adults, Bldg. 722. all this unnecessary beating and Ambassador of Jazz," and
0930-Service of Worship, ; pounding." recently appeared on a nation-

Chaplain Beatty, Sermon topic, The opener, which is of steel wide television program. This
"Unto This Last." contruction, is about two-and-a- will be his only appearance in

1100-Service of Worship, half feet high and large enoughto the Jax area for some time.

Chaplain Prickett.1830Teenage hold a five-gallon milk can

Fellowship, firmly in place."I 'Rat'' Program
Bldg. 722. think the opener is a hun-
ST. EDWARDS' CHAPEL dred percent effective for the
Schedule of Masses use it is intended," remarked Lt. Obit SoundedBecause

Sunday, January 25 Charles Barrett, Station Commissary ss s superior antisubmarine

0830-1000-Sunday Officer. weapons are now being developed -
0630DailyST. "BESIDES saving the poundingof the Rat rocket-thrown torpedo -
LUKE'S CHAPEL hammers, it prevents damageto program is being droppedy
Naval Hospital0630Catholic the milk dispensers and bend- Y the Navy.

Mass, Sunday. I ing of milk cans in the galleys.I Rat was designed to be
0930-Service of Diving Wor would like to see one in each i:i.. aunched skyward from a destroyer -

ship. I galley on the base," he added. propelled by a rocket
Latter Day Saints (Mormon) ri4g. Cd c rirao:a>lh f'%r':
The chief plans to apply for a 5'.y1, :<%/ r y., skr'' motor to the target area, droppedto
# a'rli .
1930-Bldg. 751. : d ,,. ,
y/ s
Tuesday .
ir{ {
patent for his invention soon and { yi ,;. b4d : the surface by parachute, theno
f.r ;
Science Tuesday I :
Christian ;
: hopes that it will be used com- .r <.i : :4'iv'rv:7; ;': ,{. /f.9. seek out its target beneath the
1900-Bldg. 751. mercially as well as throughoutthe ;!r/ ; .6/ : :;.;<' !3::%:.f., surface and it.
;:l:; S f .4.: ;: destroy
I ?r'iirur'rsCt.Y: : ''' :/'{ ::'f<:f9if .fyr/Y/ i.y :Srti ryd,:, i>f;)y .' a<;r?.,n
Men are funny-pat them on I Navy.A ; v % 3' .;< !'fJYS:Vi'a'. ';.r. r The program was the first development -

the back and their heads swell.O. I football covering used in __'i.f_y': : .:: raot in which a torpedowas
B. '"If my roommate I games during rainy weather was MAYOR SPEAKS TO CIVILIANS An eye-opening pre- delivered directly from aship
I'm another of Potito's inventions. sentation of "The Jacksonville Story" depicting urban redevelop- through air to the target
keeps talking in his sleep Jacksonville' Burns (left
Originally des I n e d from a ment was delivered by Mayor Haydon )
going to send him home to mut i at the first monthly luncheon sponsored by the Civilian' Executive area.
ter." water-repellant fish line, the Group of the Station last Wednesday at the private dining Cancelling the Rat program did
mesh covering eliminates difficulty room of the Civilian Cafeteria. On hand for the occasion were not involve termination of production -
the in handling the ball in wet key civilian employees as well as the commanding officer, executive contracts because the
Daffynishun: Modesty officer and department heads. Herschel Lee (center) pre-
weather.His had not reached contract -
feeling that others will discover I sided at the affair. At right Is Comdr. Grayston H. Weber, executive I program
just how wonderful you are. invention has received na- officer of NAS Jax. stage. (AFPS)





22 January
pace ____ _... ,"uu
s .' '.,.i/r/!
Savingsg Bonds ReportedUsedAsLotterY < : j f:'

j al"
SchemesThe S.N.

Treasury Department has disapproved the use of

savings bonds and savings stamps as prizes or awards ,in

lotteries____, ---or!.I. games of chance. .involving the element of per

sonai The prim Treasury has no objec- to policy of the Treasury's intended !4 k

tion, however, to use of savings purpose for which such
and in contests of savings bonds are sold by the
bonds stamps : 9 i $tW *
Government.US .
knowledge or such as 'quiz

programs and athletic events. I savings bonds are issued

WHAT PROMPTED the Treas- by the Treasury to permit citizens ,
ury's words of caution were tar invest in securities of the t _

newspaper articles, particularlyin Government and through savingsput _
the South and East, reportinga aside regularly something for

get-rich-quick scheme reminiscent future use and benefit. The pres-

I of the chain letter craze ofa ent scheme serves no such

few years ago. ouroose. w
Instead of money, savings THE TREASURY authorizes!

bonds are used, and instead of and requests all banks and issu 140 YEARS TOTAL SERVICE REPRESENTED Comdr. Henry J. skipper, (left) NAS Jax
sending the bonds through the ing agents to reject applicationsfor Navy Exchange Officer, is shown presenting longevity service pins and certificates of appreciation
mail they are being delivered in purchase of savings bond to 13 veteran Navy Exchange employees in recent ceremonies. Receiving honors are, front row, I
Betty Bieneman, Alice Ibach, Marian Van Austad Violet Herzer
person. where the states (left to right) Florence Spigner ,
applicant or:
Wherever the plan has been and Patsy Parramore. Rear-Pasquale Di Tarsi, Freddi Sevelle, King Jackson, John Baldwin Robert -
started in a town, banks have where the bank or issuing agent Perry- 0. Jimmy_ Clark and William Shakeen. Absent, but also receiving a pin was Alhen AichJeT,
has reason to believe, the appli-
reported a quick depletion of the I cations are made as part of the
$50 savings bond being used. chain letter scheme. Veteran Navy Exchange Employees Given :
Letters and telephone calls from .
interested persons who have Authority for this position by

been contacted to participate in the Treasury Department is con- Pins For Faithful Years Of ServiceThe
the scheme have been delugingthe tained in Sec. 316.18b) of Treas- Long, :

savings bond division. ury Department Circular No.
THE TREASURY'S objectionis 653, which is quoted for ready NAS Jax Navy Exchange recently honored 20 employees 4
manager; Robert Perry, interior ]
in the completed Exchange Training in
based upon consideration of reference: newly room ,
decorator, and William Shakeen,
Building 898, presenting them with pins and letters of com-
public policy and in no way involves Secretary of the Treasury reserves service station attendant..
mendation for faithful service to the Exchange Retail
the legality or illegalityof the right to reject any Sys-
Over 140 of faithful
this or any device or method application for bonds of Series E, tem.- -. -- years I
Comdr. Henry J. Skipper, WAS service to Navy Exchange was
employed.The in whole or in part, and to'refuseto
pin with
year Jimmy the 20 honored
Officer represented by
Jax presented
Exchange ,
and issue to be issued
purchase distributionof or permit Clark, service station attendant,
savings bonds hereunder such bonds in 10-year pins to the following employees.
through the so- any any and Athen Atchley, beauty shop
military personnel: Sylas Givens,
called "chain letter" arrangement, case or any class or classes of
which has been brought to attention cases if he deems such action to SH2, Navy Exchange Laundryand manager.Fallowing
were presented
by newspaper articles be in the public interest, and his George Buffkin, SH2, Main- year pin's: Marian Van Austad,

and personal inquiries to the action in any such respect shall side Barber Shop. lock control Violet. Herzer

Treasury Department, is contrary be final. WILLIAM-- _____n Doster._ -----. -SH2.---,Officers________ warehouse supervisor; ; Patsy Par.,
and Chiefs Barber Shop, receiveda
1 ramore, operations
manager off
for five service ko.'d
I BuAerManagement pin years ;
: Cafeteria; Pasquale Di Tursi, office -
while Comeau
Edgar SH2, of the
Team Leaves manager; Freddie Sevelle,
Today Exchange office was recipient ofa
receiving clerk Jackson
; King ,
A Bureau of Aeronautics Man- 10-year pin. Ilk
Exchange food service John
agement Team, which has been Charles Salvaggio, SH2, of the Baldwin ; : .y :! zy +
assistant food service $ eI
visiting Navy activities in the Navy Exchange Cobbler Shop A >l >,
area since January 12.is sched- and John Wilburn, Sill, Assist- !

uled to depart NAS Jax today. ant Laundry Manager, also got Honor Class

The BuAer group has been 10-year pins.COMDR. .

i'I I meeting with top management at Skipper also pre- Must Prove } '

1 ,yF}rt NAS, Jax, NAS Cecil Field, NAS sented longevity pins to the following -

Key West, NAS Sanford, and Exchange civilian em- Self At AEEver r c'a < asWSruK

Fleet units in the area, discussingand ployees: Florence Spigner, of

With studying operations within I the Laundry received a five year seeking ways to turn out + a :

TheToastmasters activities. pin, as did Betty Bienema'n, As- sharper companies, Aviation '

Heading the party is Capt. J. sistant office manager. Electrician's Mate Class "A" .:.

L. Pe,nell, Field Services Officer Alice Ibach, assistant laundry School at NATTCenter has instituted -

and team chairman. manager, was recipient of a 10- I competition between;
The Navy Jax Officers Toast-: classes to select a weekly honor
masters Club inaugurated their : class.

policy of closer intra-club rela- The system, first tried before

tionship by hosting members of :, '{ the holidays, Worked so well that FRESH-AIR FROCK This
Navy Civilian Toastmasters Club. \ ; AE"A" school is continuing the Navy experimental decontamination

Presiding at the meeting was ..0, ,,'," : program now that classes suit has an outside fresh
"';: :: .: .. have
the wearer
: :" :" air that allows
: ; supply
> ::".. ,; :: :: :
acting president Curt Kretzsch- "' : reconvened.In .

to work in areas contaminated
mann. Table topics were presented <;( the trial period before by atomic, biological or
by toastmaster Don 4't .. Christmas, companies 58-44, 58- chemical warfare attacks.

Dougherty.Each .. 36, and 58-47 were honor classes. -
member was asked to .. First honor class Explorer Scout Post
,. this year is
.. ....., .....
present a short speech on a given 58-39.
r ..;"'.'. ...:. '.. '
topic and then to introduce the i Fifteen companies, with up to Notes OpeningsWhat

next speaker. Bill Mitchell was 50 men, compete each week for to be an Explorer scout?
toastmaster for the evening. : ; the title and it is not anticipatedthat If you are at least 14. years old

Guest speakers were Bill .::: J' one class will win many and in the ninth grade, or 15

Clearman, who discussed what's .,'' :): consecutive times. and in grade or high school, you
wrong with the Florida school Each class is judged on weekly can become a member of the

system, and Dr. Max Suter, who scholastic standing, disciplinary Explorers.You .

gave a presentation on hypno- conduct, military bearing, and can continue membershipby

tism. -I barracks maintenance, which annual registration throughthe

Speakers for Officers Toast- calls for high all-round performance age of 17, as long as you'rea
; masters were Dick Blankenship, for winners. full time high school student.
who spoke on "Believe What You .ii3'AhW
Prospective members are urgedto
Believe"', and Moe Moessner, who The District Attorney was ques- attend meetings of Explorer
explained the "Dead I tioning
Horse. a
colonel in
-"-" "".-. .' Post 11 which meets at the Wes-
Winner of the speakeroftheweek court. Unable to shake his
EXPERIMENTAL FOOD Partaking of Ration-Dense food connett Civic Club second and
cup was Blankenship. items demonstrated at the National Security Industrial Associa- mony, he tried sarcasm. third Tuesdays of each month.
Benediction was given by toast- tion's Food Service Advisory Committee's annual conference "They call you a colonel," he
( master Ray Mullins. held here last Thursday and Friday are (left to right) Capt. M. sneered. "In what For further information con-
D. Sims, officer-in-charge of Naval Supply Research and De- regiment are tact T/Sgt. John Meher (extension -
velopment Facility, Bayonne; Rear Adm. J. W. Boundy Chief you a colonel? 8541) or Fred Fyfe, GF1,
Last winter, helicopter were Bureau of Supplies and Accounts Capt. Kenneth "
R. Wheeler, "Well, drawled the colonel, extension 8555).
used to blow heavy snow of NAS Jax Supply Officer and Casimer Bielski, committee execu- "It's like .this the (
telephone lines in,eastern Wash- tive. Demonstration and feeding of ration-dense items, which "Colonel in
ington,' thus preventing damage encompass dehydrates, concentrates, pre-cooked, pre-cut, com front of my name is like the Daffynishuns: People bragging
pressed and frozen foods, was a feature of the two-day confab "Honorable" in front of yours. about their accomplishmentsthe -
from the heavy snowfall.
here. It doesn't mean "
a thing. patter of little feats.t .



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22 January 1959

Issued Traffic( To Tickets 160 I Lake George Bombing Range Defined I I Scouting I

The Navy's bombing targetsin George and well away from the explosive type but do VW-4

NAS ViolatorsDuring Lake George are still in use the sh re. In addition, the weigh between 1,500 and 3,000 Comdr. Thomas Abbott reported -
but Navy officials have channel through middle of the pounds. Bombing is conducted
aboard last Thursday, January
the month of Decem- stressed that by observing, lake is out of the target area. during daylight hours and of
of Bureau
15 from the Office
ber, some 160 traffic tickets were posted areas and the area listed For bombing purposes the flare drops by photo planes ,
Aeronautics General Representative -
issued by Station Police to vio- on Coast and Geodetic Navy has divided the target take place during the evening.
District Wright-
Central ,
lators aboard the Naval Air Chart Number 687 fishermencan ,
area into three sections and Either could cause consider- Ohio.
Patterson Air Force Base,
Station. safely use the lake. fishermen can instantly recog- able damage if they were to

Approximately 147 cases ap- Actually, bombing has been nize certain landmarks within hit a small boat. Comdr Abbott's previous duty

peared before the Traffic Court going on for several years tlfrse areas. Despite worries, no fish stations were: Pensacola Miami

while the U. S. Commissioner without causing any alarm. The northern target is a camps in the area have had to Corpus Christi!, VP-143 Memphis

handled 13. i However, a recent misconception pier with sunken pilings close or curtail activities because Newport Fasron Six, NROTC

These cases involved tickets concerning extent of the around it; the center target is of the bombing and all Auburn, USS Mindoro, VU-4 and

for the following offenses: Reck- operation has caused people to a scrapped LST of WW II fishermen in the area are assured BAGR-CD.
less \ believe the Navy is now using vintage and the southern tar-
driving, two
; parking the bombing is nothingnew Comdr. Abbott, his wife Helen,
28; failure to stop for signor more of the lake then pre- get is a large raft with pilings
merely continuation ofa and their three children, are
viously.The around it.
light, 17; speeding 61;faulty extended hearty "welcome
equipment, three; inattentiv target area is located The bombs the Navy dropson practice which began several a
aboard" from officers and men of
driving, two; involved in accI- within eastern half of Lake these targets are not of years ago. the squadron.

dent, 15; other, 32. .

The following is a breakdownof New enlisted men welcomed

action taken: restriction 64; Plan Would aboard are: J. M. Bryant, AN;

; J. E. Fanning, AM J. D. Byrd,
restriction and C.O. for action,' }a ;
11; probation 11; traffic, school, Boost Some : AD3; P. J. Lavino, AT2; R B.

11; warning, 33; dismissed, 9; indefinite L Smith, AT2; J. H. Davis ATN3;

suspension, 12; forwarded -. Retired PayDefense ; R. E. Koehler, G. N Pollreisz,

eight; transferred, one; and AT3; C. J. Morris ACT3; F. R.

C.O. for action, six. Department is plan- Box, ACT3; C. Jones, AN; S. M.

ning to make more palatablefor Campbell, AN; K. W Rocheblave,
Of tickets issued during De- those wishing to take advantage AD1; T. E. Hession, AN; J. F.
cember, eight were forwarded to
other of it, the Contingency Op- Schultz, AD1; P. T. White, ,AD2;
commands for action and
one person was transferred from tion Act, which enables a mem- and R J Arcement, AT3.
ber of the Armed Services to
NAS Jax and no further action a and Mrs. Jim Nerrie
was taken. provide a lifetime annuity for Ltjg)

survivors upon his death. Became proud parents of an
Some 18 tickets are awaiting
disposition. To do so, DOD plans, among eight-pound three-ounce girl

other changes to be placed before : Monday, January 12. Jill Ann is

Congress, a fattening up of paychecks Nerries.
% the first child of the

Employees Set retire of due those to, who disability.are forcedto J JSTUDYING *VA-44 i ,

Blood Donor THIS WILL compensate for Fred Marshe, member of the

the now higher rate of reductionin I Jax Navy pistol team, took first

retirement pay made for annuity place in the Marksman Class at
Jan. 28 .
for disabled
purposes retirees --
Police Pistol
than are made for those FOR EXAMS Checking out books at the NAS the Jacksonville
Employees are reminded that under normal retire Jax Information and Education Office are Gene Hagan. JOSA, Range last ,Sunday,
the first Civilian Blood Donors persons and Vicki Trombley, SN, at they prepare to cram for those ad-
ments. vancement-in-rate examinations coming up next month. The Marshe won the crown with a
Day for this year has been set
In addition to comply withDOD's pair are two of the many NAS Jax-based candidates for promo- o'a
mark out possible
for Wednesday January 28, from plan to put both kinds of tion to higher ratings.Enlisted fine 572
0830-1045 at -the Main Dispen-
retirement on one scale a pro-
sary, Building 8. 600.A
posal is being studied which will Promotional Exam 'hearty welcome aboard is

Those who donate blood should slightly decrease the retired'pay extended to Lcdr. Charles Busby,
refrain from eating heavy break- for those who have chosen the AdministrativeOfficer.

fast on day of donation. It is plan, but who have not retiredfor Time Just Around CornerExaminations as prospective to
suggested breakfast be limitedto disability reasons. Lcdr. Busby comes

citrus juice, toast with jellyor TO MAKE the Act more flex- for promotions to pay grades E-4 throughE9 VA-44 from a tour with VA-35.
marmalade and black coffee. will be taken by 621 recommended applicants aboard the
has selec-
Ible, DOD proposed a I
Donors should also refrain tion be made under the plan-- Station next month, according to Lena King, YNC, of theEducation I Academy Grads

from fatty foods or liquids duringthe whether it be to increase decrease office. Pers says that 70 to 100% in the

four hours preceding time or revoke the option,- While 148 are scheduled to take I TM ET, DK, JO, RM SK, YN, Allowed SwitchDid

for which donation is scheduled. could become effective after only I exams for promotion to pay MU AC, AE AG, AM, AQ, AT, you know that a grad-

Arrangements have been made three years instead of necessitating grade E-4 Feb. 10, 151 will be GF and TD rates may expect advancements uate of West Point, Air Force

with the Civilian Cafeteria for a five year waiting periodnow tested for E-5 promotions Feb.I to E-4; JO,TE (RM), Academy or Annapolis could

donors to get a light snack after under the Act. 12, 116 for E-6 Feb.for 17,E-8 116 and for MU, AC, AE, AG, AM, AQ, AT, become an officer in another
donations. I E-7 Feb. 5 and 90 GF and TD to E-5; RD JO, RM, service?

The term "merchant mannettlis E-9 Feb. 3.ALTHOUGH. TE (RM), AG and AT to E-6; The law setting up the Air
Both types "A" and "O" blood
a comprehensive one including I every applicant and JO, RM, TE (RM), MU and Force Academy includes a
are all merchant ships sailing under cannot expect immediate promo- AE to E-7. selective service provision

the American jlag. I tion after passing, the test, Bu- In the second group, opportun- authorizing 12% percent of

Rules Remain Same ities for advancement are good.In the graduates of any of the

this category it is estimatedthat three academies to enter an-

On Awol AbsenceBecause IL 35 to 70% of all PN, AD, other service.

Controller General Ad, PH, PR, HM and DT appli- For example, if the Naval '

Joseph Campbell believes that cants passing the examinationswill Academy graduates 800 men

only legislation can alter the be promoted to pay grade 100 can enter the Air Forceor

long-standing rule distinguishingofficers 'E-4; DK PN, SK, YN, EN, AB Army. Likewise for West

and enlisted men on un- AK, AO, PI*, PR and DT candi1 Point and Denver, 12% per-

authorized absence he has re-; dates to E-5j; AE's to E-6; and cent of the grads can go Navyor

fused on his own hook to haveit EN, AB AG and AT's to E-7. Air Force.

changed.As FAIR ADVANCEMENT oppor-

it now stands officers can tunities presently exist for can- Two More Antisub
count as creditable service for i, :.. didates in the third group. Ten to

basic pay, retirement and other 35% of the AB and AK appli- Units Are FormedTwo

purposes absence from duty for cants will be advanced to pay additional antisubmarinedefense
more than one day because of grade E-4j; AD and HM to E-5;
have become
the following reasons: intemperate f MU to E-6j; and DK, PN, SK groups
in the Navy, -
use of alcoholic or habit- TE (YN), YN, AC, AK, AM and operational Ad-
to an announcement by
forming drugs disease or injury; .r TD to E7.Although CinCLant
miral Jerauld Wright,
resulting from misconduct ab- none will be closed
sence without leave or in a desertion less than ten percent of success- Under operational control of
status, confinement while Vice Admiral William G. Cooper -
ful examinees in the SD rate will
awaiting trial and confinement Commander of the Atlantic
be advanced to E-4 SII and SD
while awaiting trial for a civil SECURED NO MORE Is Building 914. Once housing the Fleet's Antisubmarine Force, the
to E-5 DK, PN, SH SK, TE
NAS Jax driving school, the' small building is now the new ; : units' missions will be to con-
offense. home of the ComFair Jax Career Appraisal Team. Removing the (YN), YN, EN, AB, AC, AD AK,
However, this time does not "secured" sign Is, left to right James Branard, ADC, James Me AM AO AQ GF, PH, PR, TD, centrate on specific antisubmarine -
is addedto Guckin, ADI, Lt. Joe Robertson, ComFair CAT Officer and warfare problems and tacticsto
count for enlisteds but
and SD E-6 and AD
HM DT to
does Comdr. Roy Whitcomb ComNavAirLant Officer from Norfolk. ; improve the state of antisub
their enlistment. Law Although missing from the picture, Jack McCarthy ADC and AO, AQ, GF, PH, PR, HM DT readiness in the Atlantic
not make a similar provision for Jack Forbes, AMI. are two other members of the team. The CAT
and SD to pay grade E-7. Fleet.
officers. phone number is 8469.

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Couple Displays I Aniielam Leaves

i Mayporl

Prize German Shepherd For New Berth

The USS Antietam slipped
A NARTU Jax enlisted man and his wife can be proudof ," berth
from her Mayport
their pet, a German Shepherd, who won seven trophiesand last away week, heading for her new
three blue ribbons in three dog shows held in Jackson- !> '
home port of Pensacola.
ville recently ,
George Johnson, AK2, basic ,i" J The flat-top has been stationedat
rolled in the K-9 Obedience Club
Basin for the
electronics instructor at the NAS P the Mayport
School, has hopes of becoming a but did bulk
Jax Technical Training school, past several years
and his wife, Jean, entered their professional dog trainer and of her work out of Pensacola.
handler. His wife takes charge of
I prize winning dog, named Rib- Necessary work dredging chan-
feeding, grooming and general
ault's Baron von Rommel, in for
nels and providing'
of the
support dog.
trials sponsored by the American the Antietam in
Kennel Club, German Shep- IN AKC Obedience trials, held ;i 7 & Pensacola provisioning necessitated her using

herd Dog Club of North Florida January 10 ;at the Lee High home.
Mayportf as a temporary
and the Jax Dog Facier's Associa- School Gym, the Johnson's Ger-
tion. man Shepherd totaled 197 out ota : Four carriers are still home-

THE JOHNSON'S pride of the maximum 200 points in taking t o 4 Sa: based at the sprawling East

Kennels took first place in the first prize in the Novice A trials Coasst Mayport basin the

Novice phase of the Obedience with added distinction of being Lake Champlain, currently in

trials sponsored by AKC, third highest scoring German Shepherdof drydock at Brooklyn; the Saratoga -

place in the confirmation trials the show, highest scoring local on, duty in the Med; Essex,
sponsored by the German Shep- dog of the show and highest being overhauled in Norfolk, and

herd Dog Club, and in the dog scoring dog of the show. the Roosevelt.

how sponsored by the Dog In a showing, held later that ; Slated to join these flattopsthis
Fanciers, Ribault's Baron von afternoon at the Cedar Hills 4 spring will be ejght destroyers -

Rommel copped'first place honors Armory, Ribault's Baron von being transferred here from
irk both Obedience and Confirm- Rommel, took third confirmation Newport.
ation trials. prize in the puppy class (nine

Johnson, who is currently en- through eleven months). Con- ,
firmation designates the condi- WAVE 'WANTED

tion and temperament of the dog. VON ROMMEL That's the name of Wave wanted to fill vacancyon
Backward THE GARNERING of 198' out dog owned by George Johnson, AK2, and Jax Air News staff.
of 200 points earned the dog a Johnson's entered their pet in three dog Must be expert typist and
GlancesBits first prize in the Novice A trials I"I' seven trophies and a couple of blue familiar with files and office
plans to make dog training a future avo-
held January 11, at the Cedar instructor at the NAS Jax Techni procedure. Fine chance to im-
of particles from dusty Hills Armory. In the Dog Fanc- prove knowledge, meet people

pages of the Jax Air News. iers show, the German Shepherdwas and learn writing game. .

February 1, 1951 the highest scorer in his Good hours good salary,

Announcement was made that class and highest scorer as a lo-r Calendar three meals a day. Can go to
the Navy plans to spend more cal dog. The puppy: class confirm- I work immediately.

than $40,000,000 on constructionin ation trial was held in the after- aboard the Station for the coming 'Contact Jax Air News, ex-

the Jax area. noon. :: tensions 272/8164, or see the
Included in plans were expan- Johnson recommends for all editor, Room 230, Main Ad-
\ sion of NAS Jax runways, a dog enthusiasts Interested in dog 955, and Saturday; 1400 thru 2330 Fri- ministration Bldg. I .

turning basin at Mayport for handling and training to attend ; NATT- day and Saturday; 1,400 thru 2300 : j
carriers and converting NAAS the K-9 Obedience Club School 593, Sunday; EM Club, NARTU, Wed-
Cecil Field into a master jet base. indoctrination. 1600-2200, nesday thru Sunday 11001300and VAH-1 Completes

1630-2300 CPO Club, Din
and 1300- Move To SanfordThe
Number 'Bool'Ciliefs ; ing Room, 1100-1300 Monday thru
Unlucky Of
I Friday; Harris Room, 1530-2400 "big move" of Heavy At- I
Monday thru Thursday, Friday tack Squadron One from NAS
Weather Bumps j 3, 1530-0100; Saturday 0900-0100 Jax to NAS Sanford has been ,

Friday, Sunday 0900-2400. Saturday and completed. ;
An unlucky number of new Gerald Short, JOCA, of Com- day; Sunday dining ,room hours 1200- The finished "bed- 1
chiefs weathered interrogation FairJax, Harry Shelley, AECA, Building squadron
2100. Patio Bar, 1300-1800, Dick down" operations last Fri- ,
services at the Cjhiefs of Faetulant Det. 2, James I ( thru Fri- McMeekin and ding
I Tuesday, Friday in that took
Club last Friday at NAS Jax. Moorland, AECA, of VA-4, Har-I I 1300-2100; I Sunday; Hugh Corley, Saturdayand day noon nine days.a move
With the jeers of their "peers" old Hessen, AMCA, of VA-5, Mon Sunday.
ringing in their ears, 13 men David Daly, AECA, of VF-11; Sun- First detachment went to San- ,

battled for survival through the Norman Bensene, AECA, David I I Mainside ATHLETICS Gym 1000-2100 Monday ford January 8 to make advance 1
infant stages of their chiefery.One plans for remainder of the '
Roby, AECA, and Norman Rush, thru Friday, 1300-2100 Sat- '
by one, they were ushered, MACA,. of AE School; Charles 1630-2330 urday and Sunday; NATTCenterGym Tigers.

before the "chief justices" of the Hoffecker, ADCA, of NAMTD, ; 1630- 1030-2100 Saturday, 1300- Due to this advance planning,
old regime, who listened to the ; NATT- 2100 Sundays; Mainside Bowling only a very small amount of
and Aubrey Issac ETCA of 1
"charges" against the new mem- thru Alleys, Monday thru Thursday training time was lost as resultof
bers and speedily pronounced Communications. I I ; Friday 1130-1630; Friday 1130-2100; Sat- the move.

sentence. upon' them. r urday and Sunday 1300-2100; VAH-1 is commanded by

The sacred rites "honoring"the I NATTCenter Bowling Alleys, Comdr. Sidney N. Baney which
E-7s into the fold
new of the
khaki-dressed i 1130-1300 and 1630-2200 Monday flies the A3D "Skywarrior" and
enlisteds were attended thru Friday, 1200-2200 Saturday, F9F "Cougars. 1
by 300 "bloodthristy"chiefs. 1300-2200 Sunday.

Drinks were served during the Golf Course, 0830 'til dark Footprint Method
trials, but whether in moderationis weekdays; Saturday 0730 'til
-. iiI dark, and Sunday 0800-1800.
a point of conjecture.The -
Identifies Victims ;
13 men launched as chiefs, Station Fish Camp, open 0800

all with NAS Jax-based units, i niiL until half hour before sundown, Footprinting, a method of iden-
were Franklin Shepard, AMCA, closed Tuesdays and Weddesdays. tification expected to facilitate

Lester Tucker, ATCA, and Thomas Hobby Shop Annex, Building 503, recognition of aircraft crash vic-

Pitcher, ATCA, of VA-44; open 1300-22CO daily.A tims, is being developed by tfie

Air i Material Command at

man entered a Texas saloonbrandishing Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio.
Your a piece of paper.
According to a spokesman,
"It's list of all the I
a men can to
mutilation is less likely occur
SAFETY whip," he told,,some men at the to the usually heavily covered

__ __ bar. I foot than to the often uncovered
CornerMore .. "Is my name on there?" demanded hand. Sufficient damage to the
a burly ranch'hand. hands precludes fingerprint iden-
helpful hints\ on the r it is the
"Yup, replied man. tification.
use of hand tools.
proper k
"Well, can't whip me. like
you Footprints, fingerprints,
1. Do not use hammer witha
hardened face on a highly :: "Are you right sure?" are never the same for any two
_:_ and, if the AMC is satisfIed -
tempered tool .such as a drill, > __ ... "I right sure am," the ranch people
file, die or jig. Chips may fly. CHIEF SHOE SHINER "Sheriff" Luke Wells ADC, (right) hand answered as he rolled up with tests, footprintingmay
extended include
2. Never apply a wrench to keeps a close eye on his "prisoner," a new E-7 undergoing initiation his sleeve. be all
at the NAS Jax Chief's Club last military personnel.It's .
moving machinery; stop the Friday. Charged with impersonating "Very well," said the man,
a chief a few days early, "prisoner" Norman Rush,
all tools now planned for Air
then remove Force
machine, MACH of NATTCenter's Tabulating Machine Unit, was sent "I'll take your name off the
before starting it again. enced to shine shoes and acquire signatures of 200 veteran chiefs. list." personnel who fly regularly.


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22 January 1959 SAX AIR NEWS Page 7

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lengthy Streak Ended,

Fliers Start New Skein

The rejuvenated Albany, Ga. Marines, fast proving tough

competition for Jax Navy, downed the Fliers, 74-71, on Jax

hardwood Friday night, breaking a nine-game-streak of vic-

tories hung up by the locals.
Herb Stovall's Flier five went
their scheduled match with the
right to work on a new skein,
U. of Tampa Saturday in Deland,
however, coming back Saturdayto
trip Albany, 76-54.
JAX NAVY heads south for a IN THE Albany loss, Jax Navy

two-game setto with Patrick:. AFB was paced at the scoring line'by

then makes a Mainside gym appearance Charlie Samataro, who dunked
Friday night at 2015 18 points, and Bob Jester, with

$SI : Ii I A Ii against Stetson U. 13.
I The Hatters, always one of the The Matines were led by

IJL 1N* 1 strongest clubs-to face the Fliers, "Jumpin"' Jack Porn, with 26,

: is currently riding in second and Jon Harris, with 15, and Ron
nm m place in the tough Florida Inter- Gorrett, who pumped home 14
CREAM OF CROP Taking a few momenta out from daily practice are members of the Jax -
Navy volleyball team. The vanity spikers fared well in competition last year and the club with collegiate Basketball Conference.The markers.
I practically the same personnel, has high hopes o' making its presence felt this year too. An attractive game for the collegianshere In the second\, game, in which
card is being """S Teammates are front row. (left to right) Ben Wilson, Joe Brass- will serve as a tune-up for the Fliers jumped to a healthy
ville. Bill Grove and John Sheiler. Rear, Ralph Cah&han, Ray Winstead, Jim Donnelly. Ben Hall
and Tom McGuckin. lead and were never headed,

Saratoga VW-4 Jack Dorman headed scorers, tallying -
t': : ""\: : 1 17 points while Avery Wo-
GOLF SMOKER i \; ){; tf ; ; y I
): mack came alive with 16.
TA {% r-; : : Pace Fleet Air
PLANNED HEREA JL-1A! fit-S' IN A TILT Wednesday, January

11; : PORTSf 14, Jax Navy drubbed week
golf smoker, aimed at ( Basketball EventThe
,:: '*'::': NE"WS Green Cave Springs"q in'tet, 89-
fanning the fires of interest '
towards the game of the r ..:.{'., USS Saratoga, a rangy 47.
greens and fairways, is plan: .. crew of roundball enthusiasts, The Bullet defense fell apart'in

ned for the NAS Jax golf and the Cane Hunters of VW-4 I early stages of the game and the

course starting February 2. took clean slates into third day's :much-advertised neighborhoodcourt

Five basic lessons will be POINTING play in the ComFair Jax Basketball I brawl nev r materialized.A .

given free each day startingon Tourney at Mainsidegym. Gargantuan effort of 30

that date, lasting for two FOR GG TOURNEYThe points by Jester paced the Stov-
VW-4 had won two
weeks. NAS Jax Jack games
pro allmen in the scoring column.
Harvey will' be at the helm. Golden Gloves, a magical monicker where amateur through Tuesday while the"Sara"club This was high individual mark

Traveling pro Tony Longo, boxing is concerned, will be held February 2, 3, 4,6 at the drawing a bye opening day, for the season by a Flier per-
Main St. Arena in Jacksonville. had,,3 victory in its lone appearance -
a trick-shot artist, will kick .... former.
-- --
off the event with exhi- The local Gloves competition, of the tourney.
an the Pearson brothers With a 10-7 mark, Jax Navy
popular ,
bition on February 2 and highest level of action for the si- V VAP-62 put up a stiff battle
Hank and Ron, who have left heads into the Stetson battle and
mittslingers annually against the Cane Hunters in the
again February 6.I mon-pure
: the service, and Domingo Sam- the Patrick road trip with an
draws the finest civilian and leadoff tilt, but fell, 55-48. John
udio who has his glovesfor optimistic eye. They are rated
military boxers' in this area, up Risch had 19 markers for the
the good bets to tip the Air Force
f playing before a packed house year. winners.
Ensigns.Unhealen I crew but are dark horses against
nightly.A Also absent will be 119poundAAU VW-4 then downed Fasron 109, the Hatters.

In NATTCenler SMALL squad of leather novice champion Arnie De- 51-43 despite a 17-point performance -

pushers will represent Jax Navy France who has been transferredfrom I by Fasron's Smiley

this year, with three, and possibly NAS JaxCompetition Crittendon.The Co. 48 Clobbers
Basketball Race four men going to the line. will be held in Fasronities had defeated

Novice and Open classes, with VFP-62, 51-48, earlier. CecilField's
Smoker EnemiesAvFund
Aviation i Ground Officers Although small, in quantitythe VFP-62 its
winners in the latter bracket advancing dropped sec-
School is nestled in first place in Flier will a pair of
camp posses
of the for-
to the Golden Gloves ond game tourney, Company 48, under
the NATTCenter intramural bas- All-Navy champions in the per- Eastern Finals in New York feiting when they used an unauthorized the guiding hand of E. K. Upton,
ketball circuit after one full son of. middleweight Lawrence
City, March 1-3. player. clobbered "Ace" Gardner's Av-
weeks Howard and light-welter Billy:
play. This knocked the photo out- Fund Company 49 in a lively
The Ensigns are unbeaten in Martin. Golfers tiring on their local fit out of the doubleeliminationaffair. boxing smoker last week at King

three games while the Marine The latter, a Gadsden, Ala. 18th hole should steer clear of the Hall. .

Air Detachment and Aviation product eyeing a spot in a Miami Bella Vista course at Ciudad Tru- In other games, the USS Roo- The winners captured five of

Fundamentals School hold second fistic stable after he leaves the jillo, Dominican Republic; The sevelt outlasted VA-106, 54-49, eight bouts on the card. Maj.

with 2-1 records. Navy this summer, was a unanimous 18th there, on a four-mile course, then dropped a 70-57 battle to Harry B. Stuckey, Marine Avia-

The MAD squad downed AO choice for OutstandingBoxer I IS the world's longest-660 yards the Saratoga. tion Detachment executive officer -

School, 52-39, to start action last Award in last\ month's I presented the winning
week, as Charlie Davis of the Florida AAU :bouts. team trophy.

Marines took scoring honors with MARTIN won his weight classin The MAD Drum and Bugle

21 points. the Open division for the sec- 1st p h{ tlL A + y., Corps, directed by I. C. Fitzgerald -

The Ensigns took the measureof ond straight year and will be : provided intermission enter-
AK School, 71-34. Tall Ty wearing the favorites tag in the ; tainment. Results of the smoker:

Anderson of AGO was high I i Golden Gloves. t'k 55 Darrell! "Happy" Cook 49, dec.
[point-man with 20. Dantel I "Hlackle1'] Cline; Robert "Man
Howard was forced to step out ial" Garcia 48 dec. James "Skinny"
In other AGO victories, the of the AAU after suffering a TKO Malfottes Nicholas Edwin, "Are""Ilocky"Kovl,Mill 2:20: 49 of,

nsigns thumped AO, 48-38, and muscle strain in a sparring ses- round two; Joe "Punchy" Newman,
48, unlit winner over Kenneth "Bomber"
\, Defeated AE's five, 42-36. sion during workouts for the Lloyd, and Dave "Plirjrer" Ambs,
48, dec. George "Wormy" Tom.
bounced off the tourney.
ropes Michael I "Dad Roy" Barbler,
|with a brace of wins, a 44-37 Howard will also be favored to f9IjPK: Od 1:40: round two; William I
'Jo Jo" Hlckey. 48, dec. Chico JUv-
over Support Splinters; win his weight class in Open erla. and Parker 'Charlie Chan" Ed
[ and a 46-29 decision over the warfare. monde 48, dec. William "Bill" Lane,

Marines.In .
OTHER definite Jax Navy
the closest tussle of the Tom McTigue 125- .
entry is IQ 9 !R "
young season, MAD eked out a pounder who lost his second :

41-40 win over the Sparkles of round AAU match with tough ,
AE School. Davis was high man Army scrapper Tom Avila of Ft. 'What active athlete has participated -
with a 21-point effort. Bragg. in the World Series, All-

AK School notched its initial Not appearing with the Blue Star and Rose Bowl games?

win of the year by dropping and Gold squad this year will be 2. Who holds the Olympic broad
winless NAWS School, 3124.In jump record?
I I All-Marine basketball championship jJs3 '. 3. Who was the first woman to

most American households, will be determined in a ,< N t swim the English Channel both
: sM N h yet
CL *
Nk <
} .rr3
good food is plentiful and most three-way playoff between the S S ways?

of'us are thick of it. I I Hawaii Marines, San Diego MC- ITT % (Answer to Quiz)

RD and Camp Lejeune. "IS61u

"You are the most beautifulgirl j'' > OS6I ''{'IMpVq:) eauaiorjsetput .C
1 ever saw." I I Charles Greenberg, star at La r :y', J', 9i/s SII
"Oh, you'd say that even if Salle alongside Tom Gola, is cap ,OL"k>if.f'7.' d': t.., 92 '9C61 e3uls suaMQ essaf "ZIMog
I .. .
v \>
you didn't think so." \I tain of the Shamrocks, Army ::ur .K H'I > &l: nPi .......a ': MOll 6>6Ieq

"Yeah, and you'd think so even entry in Okin awa's interservice I ROOM WITH A VIEW Chelo Alonzo relaxes on her balconyin | PU1l fatis PI=M OS6I) 'saw1I:)
if I didn't say so." I I basketball league. Paris. Chelo's a dancer and singer at the Follies Bergere. "IS'IIY ealql 'uasuara e)1Ir! : .1


Page 8 JAX AIR NEWS 22 January 1959

I Classified I t Superior Award

Checks Given 4
(The Jax Air News is prohibited r. i

by Defense Department reg-
ulations from listing commercial Hospital Civilians

advertising.Ads {in: this column are limitedto A'; In ceremonies at 'the Naval

housing for rent and sale, Hospital at NAS Jax recently,

rooms, lost and found items and 1 ;ri Vincent Iaquinto was given a
miscellaneous (such as rides check for $200 for a superior}

wanted and swaps' in duty as- accomplishment award.

signments.) Beneficial suggestion awards of

No ads are taken by phone, ) 2k 25 dollars were received by Abb
all must be submitted personally Li; i Johnson and Billye Campbell,
or by mail. The Jar Air : while Charlie Respert was given

News reserves right to edit all 10 dollars.

ads. S Promotions were given to
Deadline ads each is
for week

Tuesday 1200..) 1 P Peter engineer Raizis; Richard, fireman Wright to, laborer head-

2 Br. apt. unfurn., tile bath, 1f f j11i! jt to leadingman, grounds; Otis

elec. kit. $70. 3107 Post St. EV- ,,,"'..,,.., ... r ....-. .. ...""'. ......."" ., -- ..,,,....,, I Thomas, mess attendant to mess
7-5413. SIX LUCKY WINNERS Winners of the Jax Navy Federal Credit Union door prizes proudly I attendant, heavy; Lillie Williams,

1 Br apt. furn., duplex, 5934 display them at the Credit Union's annual meeting last Friday in Building 563. Winners are: (left presser (flatwork) to presser
to right) Jack Sens NAS Jax Operations, portable television: Marie Dieckhaus, Industrial Relations, (garment) ; Herbert Bethea, mess
Wesconnctt Blvd. SP-l-1106. Polaroid camera;'Charles Edwards, NAS Jax O & R Dept., portable radio Mrs. Arthur Crandell, attendant, heavy to head mess
2 Br. house, unfurn., porch, VFP-62, Cecil Field, shot gun: William Ross NATTCenier, clock radio, and Herb Onade, NATT-. attendant Joe Rivers Jr.,
water furn., gar. 1748 Beach Center, record player.Workshop ;
attendant to assistant baker, and
Ave. EX-8-2488.
Isiah Howard, laborer to field
3 'Rms: apt furn pvt. bath &
On Letter tractor operator.
exit 134 Willowbranch .Ave. EV- Writing

4-1120. Promoted from laborer to laborer -

Apt conv., turn, $70, woman At NATTCenterA 'I heavy were Charlie Res-
only. 1354 Challen Ave. EV-9- Underway pert, O'Hara Fields and Jesse


2 Br. CB house, waterfront joint Navy-General >Services Administration correspondence '-- HERE AND THERE
$90. 5400 Eulance Rd. management workshop was launched Monday, -

1 Br. house, furn., porch, near when Capt. Charles L. Moore, Jr., commanding officer of I do not stagger when I walk :

NAS. SP-l-2145f the Naval Air Technical Training Center, gave the opening home NavyWiv.es

1 Br. house, furn., gar., lights address.The Or become uncouth and blow
& water furn. 5555 101st St. SP- Workshop Training Course, mil foam
1-1518. in letter writing, is being con- partment employee, having start- But I have a tendency, I fear, Corner '
ed his career in 1940 with the .
For Sale ducted the entire week for 35
To mix platitudes with my
Bureau of Supplies and Accounts.HE .
3 Br. sep. din., Ige. kit, 2 baths. military and civilian personnelfrom beer. Newly elected officers of Navy
Yentsch. 5626 Norde Dr. SP-1- fleet and shore based activities WAS also with the Seventh Wives Club No. 86 are: 'Mrs.

0538 in the Jax area and from Naval District from 1946 to 1948 Dafynishurw: Abdication, an Woodphen Hall, president; Mrs.

2 Br. CBS. Fla. Rm., air cond., NAS, Glynco, Ga. when it was located at NAS Jax, exercise mostly among ancient Reubin Lottinger, vice-president;

sep. din. Lake Shore Ter. EV-. THIS COURSE covers the art and from 1948 to 1956 with Sixth monarchsailing hair with Mrs. Charles Shaneck, corresponding -

, 7-6066 of writing plain letters throughthe Naval District Headquarters, the head attached. secretary; Mrs. John
3 Br. Fla. rm., air cond., fenced 4S formula. The 4S formulais Charleston, S. C. Davis, recording secretary; Mrs.

yard. Rewes, 5033 Homecrest Cir. : shortness, simplicity, strengthand Walter Hamilton, Sixth Naval Daffynlshuns: Archaeology Wilbert Wagner, treasurer; Mrs.

EV-9-5549 or Ext 623.Miscellaneous. sincerity. District Resident Management science that proves you can'tkeep John Damon, parliamentarian,

Also included is techniquesused Assistance Representative, is local a good man down. and Mrs. Robert Miller, chaplain.

LOST-Sterling Rosary on busor to build good form and co-sponsor of the workshop. Installation of these officers is

bus stop at Supply Bldg. guide letters using the 4S for- Daffynishuns{ : Bride one, scheduled Saturday, January 24,
Horner, extension 323. mula. Similar workshops are sched- whose husband uses the wafflesto at the Seminole Hotel. Mrs.

The main reason such coursesare uled for Pensacola, Memphis, set the coffee pot on, thinking ( Barney Meyers, chairman of the

Hood, Earnst Share Top being given is the one billion Charleston and Key West. they were asbestos pads. Installation Committee, will be

dollar price tag placed on assisted by Mesdames Elton Lar-
Honors '-
At AE (A) School
ernment letter writing by the sec- : r gent and William Aston.

Robert Hood, AEMAA, from ond Hoover Commission, and it I The Club gave its monthly
Decatur, Ga., and Thomas Earnst, : .
caused the and other
gov- d Ward Party at the Hospital Tues-
AEIAA, of St. Albion, N. Y.,
ernment agencies to renew the day, January 13. Mrs. Miller was
shared top honors in last week's
attack on long evasive terms aided in planning for this party
graduation at Aviation Electrician's commonly used in official corre- by the Mesdames Thomas Ben-
Mate School Class "A"
NATTCenter. spondence.THE nett, Albert Rose, Shaneck and
CORRESPONDENCE Man- Bernard Toothacher.

. agement Workshop is a "learn
The monthly luncheon was
Three More by doing" or "do it yourself" held January 17 at the Club-

(Continued from Page 1)) type training course. After grad- hou3e. Mrs. Sam Brown was

reputation as one of the hottest uating, the 35 students Will be hostess. About 22 members attended -

squadrons in the Atlantic Fleet. able to conduct the same train- 1 the event.
ing in their activity for all who
During deployments aboard write and will also be qualifiedto
most of the carriers in the At- TechnicalContinued
lead an active aggressive cor-.
lantic Fleet and at GuantanamoBay
respondence management im- ( from Page 1))
Cuba they have more than
provement campaign.The
held their own in Fleet bombing Secretary late next month, will .
workshop is being presented -
competition. it O be approved.
jointly as a Management
VF-173 dates back to WWII, Improvement service by the 6th SOME OF the proposed changesin

having been commissioned at Naval District Management Assistance the aviation rating structureas

NAS Wildwood, N.J., in April Office and the National well as other rating change
1944. At present they are flyingFJ Archives and Records Service TARGET: SHOOTING AWARDS LI. Col. William P. Mitchell measures include combining the
Furies and sport the squadron commanding officer of the Marine Air Detachment at PO3level
AD and AM ratings at the
staffs, General Services Admin-
nick-name "Jesters." NATTCenter, presents trophy to S/Sgt. Gordon Young while
istration, Fourth Region, Atlanta, Capt. Edward Mertz (left) and Capt. John McDaniel, other into an aircraft service
llf THE annals of aviation, trophy recipients, look on. The three were awarded the silver- mechanic rate; forming an avia-
Ga.The ware for high shooting awards during 1958. Capt. Mertz scoredin tion rating for handlingthe
possibly no squadron has earned yeoman
GSA instructor M. S. Mc-
the 'A' course rifle event, Capt. McDaniel in 'A' course, 45 aircraft mainte-
more fame than the "Red Rip- Michen, is a former Navy De- revolver and Young's forte was 'B' course rifle competition. planning of
pers." nance work and logistics, under

I ,days Commissioned of Naval aviation back in,the in early Feb- I NATTC Medics Kept BusyIn BREEZES nance the monicker administration of aviation man mainte-(AR);

fuel handler
aviation -
Daffynishuns Rut
ruary 1927, the "Rippers" have : a grave installing an

1 been far and wide in their travels with the ends. knocked. out. (AF), thus eliminating the

and have had many famous officers the calendar year 1958, ing day. need for the gasoline handler
in their ranks. the NATTCenter Dispensarysaw "Ugh, what a girl She must specialist (ABG3) in the ABM
: Over half the medical pa-
be a professional blind date." rating disestablishment of the
40,820 patients. For some ;
Two ex-"Rippers" well known tients received prescriptions.There aviation guided missileman (GF)
unexplained reason, though,
I' to Jacksonville are 'Rear Admiral people don't like to go to the filledA were 22,325 prescrip- Daffynishuns: Fan-a machine rating and dispersing it into AT,
; Wendell G. Switzer, currently dentist. I that hopes to grow up and be- AQ. or AO ratings; establishinga
total of 5264 innoculationswere postal clerk rating (PC), thus
. come an airplane propeller.
; Fleet Air Jacksonville
Commander There were comparativelyless
I given. People seem to taking over the duties of teleman
( and Vice Admiral Delbert dental patients last year
-7,692, but that breaks downto dislike shots even more than Daffynishuns: Holy smoke- and yeoman ratings; and merg-
I S., Cornwell, USN Ret., who pre- about 30 fillings each work- dentist drills. when a cannibal cooks a mis- ing yeoman and personnelman
viously held the same command. sionary. ratings.