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WAVES: Welcome Y'all To Jacksonville I

'Cold War' ,


GI Bill Gets A l.

OK NodsServicemen ,I

not eligible for !1
the WWII or Korean GI Bills
may yet be given educationaland VoL 17 No. 20 U.S.N.A.S. Jacksonville: Florida 23 July 1959 '..4

vocational benefits in a I

package.The"cold war". GI legislature Waves' Reunion Here Friday I

highly measure by the, not Defense thought Depart-of too : Opens

ment, has reached the Senate

floor and should receive "yesorno" Registration Begins At 0900
action within two weeks. Yak'} 2 Ya:
BENEFITS would be extendedfor '
education, farm and home For 1,000 Expected VisitorsSome

loan guaranty and vocational
rehabilitation to veterans who 1,000 women from all parts of the U.S. and over!'"

entered the service after Jan. 31 seas invade Jacksonville this weekend to celebrate the 17th

1955, cutoff date for the Korean, anniversary of the WAVES during the National WAVES Reunion -
to be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday. {
Bill.All Active duty WAVES- ex- '\
honorably-discharged vet- dinner beginning at 1900. A dance 1
WAVES WAVE Reservists, Navy I
erans who served at least six i 4 : \ in the hotel ballroom will fol- :
Women Ma-
on active duty or low.
were I Irc:2 rines and ex-Spars will all be on
discharged sooner because of a hand for the three-day gala event Saturday will be another big
service-connected disability would Headquarters for the reunion day for the women. A number of

receive the benefits. will be the new Robert lyieyer tours are on the agenda in the
Reservists taking six months' Hotel. morning, including trips to St.
active duty under the Reserve Augustine, a tour aboard the USS
Forces Act would not qualify FESTIVITIES will get under- Essex at Mayport and lunch
Friday at 1300 with a lunch-
since way
their active .tours are con- aboard the carrier, and a visit to
at the Hotel. On hand to wel-
sidered "active for eon '
duty train- NAS Jax.Saturday.
ing." come the women will be Rear
IF ADOPTED, educational Adm. Kenneth Craig, CommanderFleet afternoon will be devoted -
to business, a "Seapower"presentation
Air Jacksonville and Com-
benefits of the new bill would
become effective NabSix. Director of W A V E S, and a presentationof
September 1 of "
this year. Allowances would be Capt. Winiford Quick, will be the "Jacksonville Story.
introduced during the luncheon. IMMEDIATELY following Ad-
$110 a month for a single vet-

eran; $135 for those with one .. ...."..>:V1 ..@'r/': 1i* >>..n'<.:;..:<; .:",,:. dependent an on Saturday' -
$165 with
two or which h. wUl
MEET THE NEW CO Seated at the desk
more dependents. Adm. Robert B. Pirie, Deputy the
These occupy. Capt. James R. Reedy glances at orders assigning him Chief of Naval Operations for
rates are the same as for commanding officer of NAS Jax and relieving Capt. Grays group will
the Korean GI BilL The'lorm\ala at Air, one of the Navy's most colorful -
Ion H. Weber {left). CaptainReedy; assumed command Monday -and outstanding officers. Journey to Ce- d
based on one and one-half Weber, who hat been acting skipper since r
afternoon. Captain cil Field for a
of Admiral Pirie will deliver his
schooling for each day's July 1, will resume his duties as executive officer of the Station.
active service. talk during the banquet on Sat- special water l

The student will pay ,his own urday night at 1830. Another show to be pre-

tuition, books and living expensesout Capt. Reedy Assumes feature of the Saturday night sented at theOfficer's
of the allowance. Schoolingmust 1 I banquet will be the annual cake- Club

be started within three cutting ceremony at which Capt. Pool. Adm. Pirie

years after discharge or retire- Quick will preside.FOLLOWING The program concludes'Sun-
ment and completed within eight Duties As New SkipperCapt. the opening day day with an Anchors Aweigh

years. luncheon, the WAVES will I be lunch at 0930, followed by a

ON-THE-JOB training rates' James R. Reedy, formerly skipper of the USS hosted at a Garden Party at 1530 memorial service at 1100. The
will be $70, $85 and $105 while Lexington, assumed his duties as commanding officer of by Jacksonville Women's Club.A memorial service will be televised -

on-the-farm training rates are Naval Air Station without fanfare Monday, relieving Capt. dinner and dance will climax by WFGA-TV.

$95, $110 and $130. Both scales : Grayston H. Weber, who has been acting commanding officer Friday's activity. Chairmanning the reunion I ,
are subject to reduction as train- since the retirement of Capt. Elliott W. Parish on June 30. Quick will be honored at capt'j which is expected to attract many
--------------- --
ing progresses. Soon after he entered his officein ex-WAVES who have attained

Vocational rehabilitation train- the afternoon, he read orders fame in civilian life, along with
ing would also be made availableto relieving Capt. Weber of his du- drE high ranking Navy officials, is

some 4000 veterans disabled ties and immediately assumed E Lcdr. Eunice Horne, USNR.A .

while serving on active duty be- command."I listing of the complete sched-

tween WWII and Korea. This AM HONORED to be given yV ule is on Page 3.'Hornef.
group entered the service too late command of the Navy's largestair
for WWII benefits and too soon station. I couldn't have pickeda

for Korean Bill rehabilitation. better command myself, if I Unit

Under the loan guaranty provi- had anything to do with it," he
sion, the "cold war" veterans said. Earns NineAirLant /

would be charged a one-half of De-
In his first meeting with
one percent higher fee than the V ,
partment heads Tuesday morn- 'E'Attack
5Yt percent rate paid now by kW' s
ing he said "I have always
Korea GIs. Squadron 44's Detach- !
thought that I[AS Jax' reputationwas
very high and my visits to ____ ment Foxtrot returned to its NAS '
HONOR GRADS the base have convinced me of ar'y > Jax home last week after success-
cooperation I fully completing six days train- \
that. With your
NAMED AT AE hope to maintain that high repu- ing at Leeward Point, Cuba.I

Harvey Smith, AEIj of Bris- tation, and if possible, improveon i :::;,/ii.>}iE'> ?fK:'.} '%Yr n' :"'. f' The group competed in high
tol, Pa., was named 1 honormanin it." f":>y//:: f,4r / ..yi{ yirqM'/i: dive, over-the-shoulder and med-

last' week's graduation at CAPTAIN and Mrs. Reedy will :3 ium angle loft bombing exercises,
Aviation Electrician's
be honored at a reception tonight compiling nine Air Lan t "E"
School, Class B, at NATT- ''
at the Officers Club at 1830. h awards in excellence.Officerincharge .
Center. f f 'r l s:r n Y
High ranking officers, key civil- '' Lt. Holden r
Smith, who entered the ians, and civil dignitaries will be was -
Navy in November 1951, will on hand. Herrin, who was aided by Lt.

be transferred to Air Ship Captain Reedy is not new to Benton Crumpler Jr., instructor-

Squadron Two at NAS Gly- this area. He served as Com- pilot, along with 12 replacement
Ga.AEA. -.. .... .. .. ", .w_
nco, mander Heavy Attack Wing One
"YOU CAN GET ADVANCE PAY NOW" But don't forget pilots.
) School honors were at NAS 'Sanford from July 1957to to check out at the Nursery before your leave, exclaimsBob During the Cuba stay, Detach
shared by Robert Tarata, AE- July 1958. Burgess, YN2 (right) to Dale Williams, threeyearoldson
MAN, of Dorchester, Mass. and A native of Cleveland, Ohio, of Marcus Williams, AEI. Young Dale had the pleasure of ment Foxtrot flew 180 sorties
Captain Reedattended Baldwin going through the check-out routine at NATTCenter for his averaging three and one-half
of Williston
Pfc. Bruce Lang,
father, leaving for with VW-14 In Hawaii Dale '
duty .was a
Wallace University, Berea, Ohio hops a day for each replacementPlease
Park, Ky. squared-away sailor on his departure, down to his good conduct
(Please turn to Page 8. Cot 3)) medal but was a little premature by wearing one "hash mark." ( turn to Page 8, Co!. 5))

Page 2 JAX AIR NEWS 23 July 1959

-5 I WE'VE COME Fourth Salk Inoculation


IIAa Jrt aaatlla ,. Following is a reprint from Recommended By
Capt. James R. Reedy Commanding Officer Navy Department historical recommPHS
Capt. Crayston H. Weber Executive Office
JIAB Six flee JU JecktoBTiUe files:
Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig ......................._................... ........................... ... Commander .:The U. S. Public Health Service has a
Capt. George R. Luker... ..._................._........... ..... Chief of Staff, falrJaz Washington. D.C. (March
Cap Uacpherion WlUlama ..1if..........................?.................'Chle of Staff NAB Six 25, 1899)) Naval aviation, fourth inoculation of Salk polio vaccine as routine for infants

Robert M. Uuner ... Ate Wtog.. .DvrtoCapt ... .. Commander thought by some to be diffi- and adults under 40. before "and if
Capt Charles L. Lambing ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ::::: ::::::::::::::::: :::.:?Chief? Staff.Officer cult and others be The PHS stand on this is revealed especially several
irtral Air Techdeai'habntnQ Center by an in years have elapsed since comple-

Comdr.Comdr. Wilfred Marion K.B. F/weess Smith ?.......................... ................."......Commanding.... Executive Officer Officer impossibility, received a, tre- ,the July in an 13 article American Medical tion of the basic series ."
Kara KeirpttU mendous boost today.
Capt Anon C. Abentethr .........................??................_.............. Commandtnf Officer Association News. The Public Others who should receive the
Capt John G. fader. ................................................_......_....................... Executive Officer Theodore Roosevelt, Assis- Health Service had not previously fourth injection are those travel-

Cast F. H. Holt .......... .............................RARTO.................-......_... ......... Commanding Officer tant Secretary ,of the Navy, taken a stand for a fourth. ing to areas where incidence of
Comdr. William X. Hardy ............................... ......................?.................. Executive Officer Wrote Navy Secretary John D. shot. the disease is high, living in areas
Long proposing the Navy Investigate -
A PHS ADVISORY committee, where local epidemics are start-
Printed commercially with non-epproplated' funds In Jacksonville Florida Professor Samuel 1 lLangley's
at no expense to the government and in compliance with NAVTxfoS PBev. -* composed of AMA representatives ing, with children about to enter
July 1B98. Distributed free of charm to flying machine.
military and civilian personnel offic-
.f fleet Air JackaonTllle. Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Training Defense Department school, or living where sanitary
Center nospital Fleet .AIr Wing II Naval Air Reeerve Training Unit and the U. & Roosevelt proposed that Sec. ials, and other experts, includingDr. conditions are poor.

"ani Service Information Officer ......... .,. Comdr. Jack Hall Long appoint Naval officers to Jonas Salk, proposed a basic
Assistant Service Information Officer .... .. .. .. Andrew H. Planer meet with two Army officers schedule of four injections for PREGNANT women prior to
EdlwrGordolRobbie: Staff Report r&-Alba Pateraon: Ron Davis, AN; the polio season should take the
Gen Hagan, JOSN. Staff Photographer-Joseph O'Brien. PH3 for the purpose of determiningthe Infants less than six mbnths old.
The Jax Air J ewi i to a member Armed Tow Press Service. advocated fourth dose, "for the vaccine not
Material appearing In this publication cane reprtntea providing credit isgiven. practicability of aeroplanesfor A booster dose has only provides added protection
Photograph, unleea othenrtoe credited are official U. S. Navy Photo for persons under 40 who
graphiEtfttortal military and Naval pur- against polio for the mother but
efncea located to Room Xto IbiD Administration Bufldlng. Phone have completed the basic, three-
xteuton 8184. 808. IT1 or Ill.I poses. also provides a passive immunityto
dose schedule at least one yearLOOKING "
the unborn baby.

Man In Space Flight The report said vaccination of

I persons over 140 can be bene-

ficial, but is less urgent.

Seen Within 2 Years' vaccinated Possibility with of a Salk person shots fully has

The United States in all -
been reduced on the average
would be like in five years, the
probability will have a hu- 75% as compared with non-vac-
speaker retorted, too -
in space orbit
man being cinated individuals.
within the next 24 months to guess.
MilItary FOR SOME children, the re-
and civilian teams
according to the opinion of
: said probability of contract-
port ,
wording; hand-in-hand Jn research -
Maj. Newton Carpenter of
[ ing paralytic polio has been reduced -
and of missi-
the Air Force Missile Test development '
& about 90% compared with
Center at Cape Canaveral.Maj. les have Flit the time required
non-vaccinated children the
Carpenter, who is exe- for weapons system developmentfrom ,' )/t ; A same
cutive an at first estimated eightto j
secretary of the all-im age.Great
portant missile testing grounds, 12 years to only three-five majority of paralytic

aired this view in a speech before years due to all-out concurrence. polio cases last year were among

the Civilian Executive Groupof THIS COUNTRY can right $v unvaccinated persons.Recommended .

the Station Tuesday at the now, according to Maj. Carpenter ; schedules for

Smith Room of the Civilian Cafe- deliver a nuclear payload in all persons, except young infants,

teria. about one-half hour to anywherein was three doses of one ml. eachan -

BULK OF his presentation the world. initial injection, a second fourto

consisted of discussion on the Maj.. Carpenter says 300,000 six weeks later, and a third
ballistic missile program which seven to 12 months after the second -
parts into the of the
go makeup
I is receiving a high-priority from shot. 'The booster dose_ would t

all services. complicated Atlas ICBM. The also be one ml. a

The executives were privilegedto film showed first launching ever For infants under six months,

witness* what Maj. Carpenter of an Atlas, on June 11, 1957. Although a series of three injections on one

described as "pilot.showing" of the potentially deadly ml. each, spaced one month apart
THEM OVER Aviaonics Shop and maintenance
the extremely informative "Ball- dose of destruction had to be records of Patrol Squadron 5 underwent inspection during starting as early as two monthsof

istic Missile Story." destroyed 50 seconds after that recent annual administrative inspections conducted by 'FA W-II. age and a fourth shot sevento

FOOD FOR thought was pond- Looking over records are, left to right, E. L. Carpenter, ATI. of 12 months after the third was
ered takeoff, officials considered the VP-5 Electronics Dept.: CWO R. J. Timm. Avionics Officer of recommended.
as Maj. Carpenter summarized the squadron, and Garner '
result a moral victory. Autry ATC wing inspector.
his feelings on the subject by personnel inspection were held prior to this.
stating "There's no end to the CPOWivesPlanningPicnic
Range, which has tiny islands
ballistic missile story. Space has Administrative
dotting out into the Atlantic Ocean for InspectionsAre For SundayThe
become our new horizon." 5,000 miles (with Ascension Island the

When easternmost termlnums), has its focal I CPO Wives Club is plan-
quizzed as to what he Complex ProceduresTo
point at Cape Canaveral' and at Patrick Sunday at
family picnic
believed ning a
our advances in missiles AFB, in Cocoa, Fla.
determine readiness of a squadron in event of war, 1300 at Strickland's Landing.All .

t annual personnel and administrative inspections. are con- CPO families are invitedto
'i fY ducted throughout the Navy. attend and bring their own

Often personnel hear or make lunch and enough for one addi-

x:5,. the remark, "Inspection Friday." stration methods and procedures tional person.

'A,1y, Yr Although he is fully aware of normally employed by the squad- The Wives Club has been invited -

the hours he is about to spend in rons. It's objective is to deter- to a tour and luncheon
preparation for mine whether the squadrons are
a personnel, aboard the Saratoga at 1100 Mon-
Fs's% s5' (. % quarters or bag inspection, sel- being administered in an intelli- day. All CPO wives are welcometo

dom does a sailor stop to consider gent, sound and efficient manner.In .
t>y 4k attend.
rf : the hundreds of hours spent this inspection, the organiza- For reservations, contact Mrs.
:fe by administration tional
and administrative meth-
4,, pre- W.. C. Purcell at SP 1-4461 prior
paring for an inspection of any ods and procedures employed are i to Saturday.JfI .
type. directed to keeping the unit pre-

c.y : IT MAY truthfully be said that pared to perform its wartime

shining shoes or getting a hair- mission.

cut, or getting the office spaces
Another phase of annual inspections -
shipshape is only a very small
is the material inspec- d0 '
?i301 >: '
part of the time spent :
preparing tion which is determine actual
to 3al Hl sag :'
for a personnel or administration
h { J material condition of the squad- "'boldti3d03bUOld
inspection.To .
rons' aircraft and equipment in '
,.Kys a n
z. fairly evaluate N0t1AW
?: yS amount of
+ respect to their 'ability to per-
SS this time, c ne'must first consider Q3 N3I dx3a31NVM
form all the functions for which
'I time-consuming efforts made in
the items were designed.
preparing personnel records for

the critical and errorconsciouseye ACCORDING to squadron

: of the inspector. commanders, preparation for

Recently, some squadrons attached these Inspctions cannot be accomplished -

to NAS Jax stood in weeks or even
-........-...- ....... admini-
stration, material and personnel months. Rather, this preparation
inspections, competing in fleet extends' to one year prior to the
personnel inspection Comdr. Emery Geis, (left) accompaniedby
Comdr. Wilfred E. Fleshman. (center) NATTCenter com- activities. Inspecting the squad- date of inspection. In fact, squad-

manding officer, and Comdr. Aldo A. Cipolat, acting executive rons was Fleet Air Wing 11. rons have already begun to make
officer, was on the reviewing stand to take his final review of
THE ADMIN ready for inspections next
inspection con- sum-
his career which has spanned more than 30 years. Training
Officer of AO Schools, Comdr. Geise will retire July 31. sists of inspection of all admini mer. VVyV.



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23 July 1959

Waves Annual

Reunion ListsBusr'Schedule



a s Friday, July 24

))900-Registration it Robert Meyer Hotel I
il $ 1300-Luncheon .t Hotel welcome by
i : Admiral Kenneth Crilg, ComFiir
Jix and ComNab Six. C pt. WinJ-
ford R. Quick, Director of Wives,
e to be presented.
1530-Garden party hosted by Women's
a t C
Club.19008enquet. .
,f honoring Capt. Quick.
s 2200-Dance sponsored by Jaycees In
: _______ Hotel ballroom.
r r '\ Saturday, July 25

k2 t 0800-Begin tours to Marlneland, St.
,Avguttlne, tour of NAS Jars
'Jo lunch aboard USS Essex.
400-At Hotel, film on "Seapower."
0C 0t 500-Business session.1630Presentation '
of '"Jacksonville Story"by
Chamber of Commerce.
830-Banquet at Hotel, address by Vice
t Adm. R. B. Pine, Deputy Chief of
, Naval Operations (Air).
2130-Water Show at NAS Cecil Field.
) '...}.....,..,r....,.,,;, ..jt.. 26
e eI' Sunday, July.
'a 1 ij : '930-'Anchors Aweigh' brunch.
.}+ChkOg,#3+Y b'h-ha, !. .i\ n. C 100-Televised memorial service.
r I? k,

With TheToastmasters

.L.j & ':... I
: : _______ : Variety was the keynote 1 ia

speeches at Tuesday night's ses-

sion of Navy Civilian Toastmasters -

at Karl Hallenthal's Resta-
y. urant.
;r; }
Bill Purcell talked on "Catch-

ing Black Bass;" Les Comee related -

how a salesman was sold

(hooked?) in "I Can Make You

Money;" the waste of our natural

resources and wildlife was decried -
a ,yr In his
by Vic Norman
"Cause for Alarm," white an Insight -

into diseases and ailments,

; heriditary and otherwise, was
L I presented by Max'' Suter in his

' .ti...--;. "My Dog's Tail."
\ PANORAMA OF WAVES AT WORK Swing in 27 rates which run gamut from yeoman to Toastmastering was Bill Clark, I
aviation electronics technician: four or 160 Ware aboard If AS Jax are pictured at work. Top left. with T. A. Wilkinson in chargeof
Lillian Sterling, PN2. holds a personnel interview in Administration DepU top right Terrance IMMUNIZATION table topics.
Eddy. RMSN works as radioman at Communications Dept.j bottom left, Carolyn Hunt, HM2, of
Naval Hospital Jax takes blood pressure reading' of Marge Callahan PN2; bottom right 'Jessie NOTICERoutine The big debate on the question
Riddle, AG2 one of the first Wares to volunteer to make weather observations from a Jet plane, "Should Nuclear Explosions Be
is shown checking Weaihervision instruments at Operations Dept. Local Waves Join this weekend immunizations will Banned" will be held next' Tues
with all women of the Sea Services in celebrating 17th anniversary of the Wave at the annual be give} at the Naval Hospital day at Barker Real Estate Agency
reunion at the plush Robert Meyer Hotel in downtown Jacksonville. Outpatient Department at
2724 Park St. Arguing affirmative -
time during regular work-
any : will be Gordon King, John
Waves Fill PlaceIn ing hours. Will and Aubrey Silvey. Taking
Necessary Some however
may the; negative will be Junior
be encountered before 1000
Teske, Marv Blumberg, and Dick
and from J300 to 1400 daily

Navy's Overall. Picture and considerable delay can be Baber.
anticipated on Wednesday The Educational committee has

afternoons.It's announced that the Aug. 4 meeting -
Marking the 17th year since Congress authorized women newer Aviation Electronics at in- suggested that all de- at which Bill Grove of
to become part of the Naval Reserve with the official name stallations in' the U.S., and from pendents be provided this information -
I "Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service,'' wo- Norway to Japan. by their sponsors. WJXT will be featured, will be

men in Naval service in this country, Cuba and Europe will Enlisted Waves fill billets in ladies night.

meet in Jacksonville to celebrate the annual Waves' Reunion 27 general service ratings in add-
ition to large number of USNR ,
tomorrow through Sunday a .y
the and
Although the Waves are officially regular Army Navy Emergency Service Ratings, at 4 _

only 17 years old, with Nurse Corps. air stations, supply depots, ship- s y;. ?y pw 9'9ha
end of the Wave ranks
By war,
only 11 years of regular Navy yards and hospitals.AT .
had swelled to 86,000 members
service, women were first calledto on PRESENT, there are about
serve with the Navy and Ma- active duty..Enlisted women were 4800 enlisted Wayes and 2676 officers -
serving at 900 Naval activities in .
rine Corps 'during WWI as Yeo- on active duty in the States .qf{wyi:: k z i i iN
the U.S. and Hawaii
manettes and.Marinettes. performing and abroad. Aboard NAS Jax fL
almost duty ashore includ-
BY THE tIME WWII began, i' ing work with gunnery instruc- some 160 Waves and officers 'are

women had become an important tion ballistics link assigned.
as experts,
part of the working force of the celestial navigation instructionand NAS Wave Officer, Lt. Jane
nation, and more than a quarterof Zilin, who also commands Wavesat
parachute rigging.
a million volunteered to serve ComFair Jax, ComNab Six,
in uniformed military status during Wave officers acted as lawyers, FAETU and VFP-62, reports

the war as Reservists and in civil engineers, doctors linguists about 110 Waves under her com-
and educators in addition to the mand. Fifteen enlisted Waves and

more common billets in com- Lt. Mary Louise Harrison are attached r

I CPO Notes I JA munications, personnel and ad- to NATTCenter.At .

ministration.IN the Naval Hospital, Lcdr. I
successful VIP Luncheon 1948, Congress passed the Frances A. Bowdle, MSC, reports
took place last Wednesday with Women's Armed Services Inte- 31 Waves and one other officeron

Capt. Robert B. Milner, Commander gration Act providing both regu- board. ,

of FAW-11, speaking on "A lar and reserve status for enlisted Station Waves and Navy :3

,Dollar's Worth of Defense For women and officers during Nurses will join with 1,000 Waves,

Every Tax Dollar. war and in peace. ex-Waves, Reservists, Nurses,
p -
New chiefs were initiated at Since then, extensive training Yeoman F, Women Marines and CENTER CHIEF RETIRING John Beck. AKC, (right)
the Club last Friday. An exceptionally programs have expanded Wave ex-Spars at convention head- receives retirement orders from Comdr. Wilfred E. F1a bwan,
large turnout was thereto assignments to include such tech- quarters at the Robert Meyer NATTCenter commanding officer, at ceremonies Monday at theCenter's
adminlstraiioa building.: Beck is leaving the servio
welcome the 17 new men nical rates as Sonar and Radar, Hotel in downtown Jacksonville, after 20 years active duty and plans to make Jacksonville his
aboard: Air Control,Aerography, and the this big weekend. permanent home.



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Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS 23 July 1959

Pediatrics Is Big Thing :f k tt r

At Naval Hospital Here IItJt !{t

t >t
Relocating the Out-Patient Pediatric Clinic to spaciousand tt t

modern quarters is just one facet of the Naval Hospital's {'{k Y r 'itb'7NelM More places of interest to off-
efforts to accomodate the increasing needs of station and duty servicemen and women lathe

area military dependents.In Jacksonville area:

a department"whose rosterof I Y ,. Ham Radio Jacksonville
Clinic Seizure Clinic, Special *>,a :raJ
patients has increased 80 per- Orthopedic, Clinic and Cardiac : R Amateur Radio Society (JAIlS)

cent since October and which meets first Wednesday of month,
Clinic for treatment of infants
last week treated a record 162 Pearl St. Electronics Bldg.,Washington -
and children with heart ailments.
children in one day, physical expansion and Beaver Sts. J. L.

of Pediatric facilities has Military dependents from as .. 'S Price, EL 3-1211.
far south as West Palm Beach, % { : A'w"a'k'
been necessity. ftY
a Main Library. 101 East AdamsSt.
west to Tallahassee and north to ,
LAST SPRING, the Pediatric : .; Springfield Branch 2010 Sil-
Albany, Ga., bring children to :;.A.. .:,,
Ward was moved out of the these clinics. ver St.; NE Springfield Branch-

Family Hospital to expanded Franklin St.; Southside Branch,
with 40-bed capacityand The new Pediatric Clinic,which # :
quarters a : T Hendricks Ave.
r 4j
isolation until mid-August will be under- *
separate rooms. 4Si
: Music Civic Music Associa-
staffed with two pediatricians .C:. ,
The next project, according to except for an occasional intern tion, 1403 San Marco Blvd, 'FL

Comdr. C. L. Waite, Chief of who comes into the departmentfor 9-4020; Friday Musicale, 645 Oak

Pediatrics, will be to enlarge the two month's training, has St., Miss Nelson, EL 5-6851. 1
Nursery to handle the ever increasing -
made cheerful efficiency a na- Picnic Areas North Shore

month will birth surely rate break which the this record tural companion to specialized ...." :, f ?4':1c': 'r it rc 'AKA S L'w, ; fTyr' foot of Pearl St., for reservationcall
EL 4-8331 Lackawanna
120 births in one month. treatment. NEW PEDIATRIC CLINIC Above Carolyn Taylor, HM3. ;
But modernization of facilitieshas OCCUPYING an entire wing checks out pediatric records for Mrs. Evelyn Huguenin and Lenox and Day Aves., EL 4-8331;

with room to grow, the Clinic, daughters, Susan 4, (left) and Linda, 5, under new system which Boone Park, Park St. near tennis
not out-weighed the enrich-
eliminates patients'going through main of Out-Patient
portion courts, EL 39605.
which last examined
ing of pediatric services, manyof year 40,000 Clinic. Below, Comdr. C. L. Waite Chief of Pediatrics, examines
which are not available a> children, provides physicians with Michael Szcsecina, 6. in new private office. At right is Stefan Ping Pong-Lackawanna Park

eten the largest Naval Hospitals, private offices equipped, with examining Szczecina. AMC, of VA44.Navy Lenox and Day Aves.; Boone

according to, Dr. Waite. tables,plus four separate 7'-- k ,- Park, 3730 Park St.; Riverside
examining rooms. Club House.
ONCE EACH month the de-
partment conducts an Allergy In addition to a new inocula- Playgrounds For completelist
tion room, the, clinic maintains : SfCSki '. of city playgrounds, phoneEL

Writer's League Marks all pediatric records, and the air- 4-8331, or visit' City Recrea-

conditioned waiting room has its tion Dept., 1245 E. Adams St..
Fifth Year In OperationFounded own entrance. : { at,r:;;; across from Gator Bowl.

by two Navymen in Another innovation started by : Riding Clubs Silver Stirrup
r takf: H
{ : ::{
1954, the Armed ,Forces Writer'sLeague Dr. Waite is a weekly Well Baby x ':'}:,,,: ,: ;.;, f'f; .. Club, J. D. Carter, PO 5-1075;
marks its fifth anniver- .a: ::; t;; ;K :'?.;f';; :
fYS::: y. t;
Clinic which Southside Saddle C.
each Tuesday morn- ? k Club. J.
sary this month as a non-profit {};# :iii;; k'::?%:}# ;:
ing checks between 50 and 60 Ryan, EL 6-2088; Jacksonville
organization dedicated to free babies in routine examinations. f Trail Riders, Rowland Roberts,
lance writing for
personnel :-
THIS HAS EV 9-7144.
and interested civilians. worked out splen-
didly for both mothers and the Service Clubs-United Service
Steve Allen, YN1, and Lcdr. staff," Dr. Waite maintains, "ex- Organization (USO). 0900-2400
Ray Ewing conducted the first that '35'$. i'Y rrFs o %4tc r :" .kr;
cept unfortunately the num- daily.' 331 W. Forsyth St., 'Brifl. I
meeting of the
ber is usually increased : Miller director EL 4-2104
by 100 4: Emil ;
in July 1954. i t. 4f ? { 1
: S
children whose mothers are too Jacksonville Lutheran Center,
Today, AFWL has more than' anxious to wait until regular ex- Hogan St, between Bay and

1500 members, wit 45 local Lea- amining hours." : For yth Mon:-Fri., 1800-2300,
s ,
4: ny; ?4 'Y r'3k 4: kh? ot3y: f: ;R}
gue branches spotted around the Emergencies, Dr. Waite { .,y Paul Hope, director.
globe. explained Tx. ,',. .. f. %:;<':<' .:,::? ;+ : : 1+<:,;:.k
are readily seen # ; ;'; rvr ,.;:. Shooting-Police Pistol Range.
any- ;>:;;:,; ;.,>. y.Y:> }{. %' ; :L,S'a'i.; ci .-{
time. But most often these chil- t ; Y: Prison Farm Rd.; Jacksonville

Pulic Works NoticePublic dren would not suffer by waiting 9-f Sr, ,rr j'l.;}": :: ;3 Gun Club. Prison Farm Rd. PO

Works station for a few hours, and would likely L tF.t> fi ;}r 5-9185.
gas ,
receive less-hurried .,. ., R,:,::Y':
servicing vehicles examinationslater fl :} }{; for Preservation -
Navy only, will (f'Y S t ) Singing-Society
be open from 0600-1600 Monday on. tir' i and Encouragement of Bar-
through Friday, except holidays. "IF PARENTS could follow 0'da at.ak3'vc:3tUA3: x:$'C '!F, ber Shop Quartet Singing in

On holidays and weekends, the the recommended visiting hours," America meets Mondays at 2000,

station will be open from 0900- Dr. Waite emphasizes, "it wouldbe Test On Peninsular Life Bldg., 645 Riv-

1000 and from 1500-1600 only. helpful to the staff, and easieron Taking erside Ave., male membershiponly.

Gasoline will not be issued after patients, who would not spend EX 8-8711, ext. 281; Sweet

1600 except in emergencies.PLAY so much time waiting." New 'Forward Adelines. Terry Cavan RA 4-2251.
In addition to pediatric refer- Look'Navy
Jacksonville Jetty
Skin Diving-
rals from Mayport, Green Cove
Springs,'Cecil Field, Sanford and candidates for advancement in rating will soon Jumpers, meet at Boone Park

4 ( gp G 1 y n c o, general dispensaries, be affected by the Navy's "forward look." Beginning with Tuesdays 2000.Kimbro .

Army and Air Force dependentsfrom August service-wide exams, candidates will 'punch answers -

Gainesville and Albany, Ga. on a newly developed IBM card.
f Y SfLoa Selected
This "punch" system will
replace -
:C ? k.8 are also received for treatmentat
the old ing sheets will also
ir. ''yy 4r the Naval Hospital which graphite pencil now be distri-
in use throughout the Navy. buted, over which the cards will HonormanFor
one of the largest Pediatric be Supply
Departments in the Navy. EXAMINATION Center offi-
%4 l s cials at Great Lakes believe-the "However, the mechanics of This Month
das new perforated cards will reduce the system are actually very

time required to report resultsof simple," claim Examination Cen- Congratulations go to Rex Kim-
Navy.Wives service-wide examinations.The ter officials. "Even a 'skivvy bro, MAl, chosen "Supply Per-

new system is thought to shirt folded over several times sonality-of-the-Month" for July

Corner be more foolproof. With the old will serve almost as well as a by NAS Jax Supply Dept.

<, .; r k 35 A.v. f f graphite pencils, the candidatewas I padding." Assigned to Machine Records

Y b, Navy Wives Club No. 86 held required to 'carefully erase Division, Kimbro was selected for

its regular meeting at the Club- any mistakes. the honor in recognition of his

house in Dewey Park July 15. The slightest mark left in an 1 .. ,'.',,Y..::'. outstanding work as a machine

Hostesses for the evening were incorrect scoring box, as manyof :,;;" accountant.His .

< i Mesdames A. L. Young, H. J. us well know, would be > initiative and leadership as
J 3rkff4( :
Wernet and Wilbert Wagner.A counted as a mistake by the f.. t:!; supervisor of other enlisted'ma-

monthly "pot luck luncheon"was electronic scoring machine. chine accountants and trainees,

held July 21. Harbara Can- UNDER THE old system, each :', y along with his knowledge of his

aday was hostess for the occa- answer sheet had to be scannedby ofSUPPLY trade have been significant in
human to insure that
sion.Game eyes the effectiveness of the Division.
Night is held every the candidates were not tryingto

A} + a a H Thursday at 1930 at the Club- beat the system" by fillingin Kim b r 0 recently organized
classes in machine accounting
house. All members and guests more than one answer block : P
are.invited to attend. with pencil. The IBM cards elim- procedures and control panel wir-

GIRL Curvaceous inate this step. ing to better equip rated and

Claire Kelly MGM starlet "The man that marries my To punch out correct answers, non-rated personnel to perform
slows, down for minor repairs daughter will get a prize." a stylus will be provided each
during filming of her lutes I Personalily.of.month : : assigned duties and to advancein
"May I see it, sir?"" candidate. Cushioned back-
picture, "Ask: Any Girl. is Rex Kimbro, MAI. rate.



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23 July 1959 SAX AIR NEWS P.S 1

'* Look'
( : 'New

'1 -' ( 4' Mess Hall

( : '

M ct \y < ? Draws OKsFormal

q1 i9rkf\ : : monies at Mainside tape-cutting mess cere.hall
& ; r last week gave NAS Jax officers
opportunity to see dramatic

4* ; qk: changes that have been
\ :: : wrought there in recent
t:. months.

: .... .
For Rent Colorful redecoration of walls,

2-Bdrm unfurn hse. Kit equip, new lighting fixtures, impressivo
screened back porch. 805 Plain- 'Fiq : photo-murals, room dividers and

field Ave. (Orange Park). Mr. it tiL modern dining tables have
Link, ext-8308 or CO 4-9351. tLp $ changed the drab, institutional-
4-Bdrm unfurn cottage, with 1< looking mess hall into a sort of

carport and large storage build- 'dining' place.
ing. 8601 Roosevelt Ave. : AFTER THE ceremony and an

1-Bdrm furn apt. priv bath and ,,,_ 'u"ck, '_ 'mummmu____ ___m__ _____,... ___'''__u_______ informal tour of the redecorated
entrance. .$55 mo. incl. elec. 2037 MESS HALL GETS OFFICIAL NOD In formal ribbon-cutting 'ceremonies the newly galley, the official group wenton
renovated Mainside Mess Hall receives official approval from NAS Jax officers. Left to right are the new
Herschel St. EV 9-8176 or EV- Cap J. Henry Etier, Public Works Officer Capt. Kenneth Wheeler Supply Officer CWO Lee to
7-3842 after 5 P.M. Collins. commissary officer of general mess Comdr. Bernard L. McCreery, Assistant Supply Of. butcher shop.
6-Rm hse ket equip, corner lot ficer: Capt. Grayston H. Weber, executive officer: William Hicks. CSC. of the mess hall Lt. Col. Capt. Grayston II. Weber, Sta-
near Stockton Grade School.Con- Duane Fullx, commanding officer of Marine Barracks; Capt. Thomas B. Haley O&R Officer, and tion executive officer, in a dra-
Comdr. Leo F. Frick, Operations Officer.:
venient to NAS, EV 9-8883. matic gesture with a meat cleaver

For Sale cut the tape and officially
3-Bdrm 2 bath hse large kit opened the new $25,000 storage
Credit Union
with oven and range, patio fence, and meat preparation center.

220 wiring. 7332 Coral Sea Rd., T. The new shop, which requirednew

Ortega Hills, Dr. Martin, Hosp. Here Boasts tiling, insulation, electrical
ext-123. wiring and new deck, is charged
3BdrmVt bath hse kit equip. with butchering the meat 'for

4%% VA loan. Will sell equity.EV Sixth PlaceCredit both Mainside general mess and

8-6154. NATTCenter galley.

3-Bdrm 2 bath hse, dining rm. Unions in the United UTILIZING a germicidal light-

Near NAS and school, no quali- States are celebrating their 50th ing system which maintains bac-

fying, no realtor's commission. anniversary this year. The first teriological control, and a steady
$500 down and 4%% interest.SP such outfit was established in temperature of 38 degrees in the

1-0372. 1909 at Manchester, N. 11. lockers and 45 degrees in the

2-Bdrm frame hse on 122 x Showing the healthy growthof : thawing rooms, the ultimate in
300 lot. Near NAS and Cecil.Will Credit Unions is the Jax Navy modern meat storage and prep-

accept trailer as part payment.EL Federal Credit Union, which aration is assured.

5-2255. ranks sixth in the state of Flor-I V With the opening of the butcher -

3BdrmVt bath hse, hardwood ida. I shop, carcass beef will be used

floors. $600 for equity. 5726 Norde Through efforts of several well- ) __ __ __ from now on instead of boned
I Dr, E. R, IL.,Morris, ext-8145., 1 1 beef which is more costly.
known citizens, including the late
3-Bdrm 1% bath hse, central I ACCORDING to Capt. Kenneth
Boston merchant William Filene,
1 heating; FHA loan; $78 per mo., the Federal government passed Wheeler, NAS Jax Supply Officer,
low equity. 1713 Lebois Drive, total cost of the installation will
a' bill in 1934 authorizing Credit
Normandy Village, EV 9-5979. be repaid to the government in
Unions to come under Federal _ _
3-Bdrm hse, sep din rm, carport -- '-'--------- ---- less than a year because of the
621 Milwaukee Ave. Orange supervision. DINING IN STYLE Modern four-place tablet and an attractive I reduced cost per pound of meat
The movement has mushroomed decor make eating in the Mainside mess hall a topicof
Park. CO 4-9859. plus the better utilization of
to a total of 22,000 Credit much conversation these days. Enjoying lunch on official
Miscellaneous Unions claiming total "reopening" day are, left to right. Jerry Kean ADRA, James McGee trained personnel.
Lcdr. and family desire to rent today* AA.' and Jerry Aycock, FA. Capt. J. Henry Etter, Station
3 or 4 bdrm 2 bath hse unfurn. membership! of 12 million members Public Works Officer, whose RO-

convenient to NAS. EV 9-7711. who have accumulated 5 This Fish Comes INC department supervised outfitting -
Navy wife driving 1959 air billion dollars in savings. Story of,the new shop, calls it a

conditioned car to Long Beach, Holding first place in assets, totally modern and up-to-date

Calif. Will take 2 or three pass- with nearly seven million dollars, With Fur-Raising EndFrom installation, conveniently located
engers. AM 8-9678. with easy access to rail spur and
is the Dade County Teachers !
Ride wanted-working hours Credit Union. Jax Navy Federal Ft. Richardson, Alaska, comes a fish story to end roadway.The .
8-4:30.: Between Herschel and butcher shop, located on
all fish stories. For further particulars and verification, con
has almost $1,980,000; in assets, .Commissary
Park St. Thetis English, ext235or Yorktown-side of the -
tact Bob Ingram of the PIO Section at the Alaskan post.
220., and 9,205 members. He passed the story on. Store, will truck the butch-
The fisherman concerned was high port towards his parked, and ered meat to the galleys daily or

j (* ) ( Troy Hopson from the Signal office locked, car. On his way he met prior to each meal.
the dodged around her
at the Fort. Contentedly fishIng -
hooves and found
1 flying sanctuaryin
at Clunie Lake early one
his vehicle. .
morning, he was disturbed by a DivineServices
AFTER TRYING to the bear
ruckus in the woods along the
v---.p''t' shoreline. down with his car, Hopson,think-
the coast 'clear out to
ing was got
WHEN THE noise got louderhe
retrieve his boat.
r was surprised to see a moose
( Naturally, he met Mr. Bear,I Sunday, July 19
4 calf break out of, the underbrush, ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL
again, but soon chased him away
hetly pursued by a young bear,
0830-Service of Worship.
by getting in the car and usingit
and start swimming across the School three-
for a 0930-Sunday ,
lake some 150 feet from his boat. weapon. :
adults Building
"Only one thing stuck in my year-olds through -
Brother bear swam after the mind during (the whole thing," 722; Service of Worship,
calf, caught her and killed her. Hopson recalled. "I knew I had Chaplain Beatty.

However, he was unable to par- to get the car key in the lock the 1100-Service of Worship.
take of his meal as Mrs. Moose first time. When I saw that moose 1830 Teenage Fellowship,

appeared on the scene and tack- between me and the car I said I i Small Chapel; Senior-High Fel-.
led the brownie with hoof and 'Look out moose, there's a bear lowship, Building 722.

teeth. behind me' and kept on going." 1930-United Fellowship ol

The fight raged for a few minutes Protestants, BuildIng 722.
/ and then both combatants What They're Saying"Our ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL

discovered a new quary, name of desire to preserve peace, 0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass.

4i L Troy Hopson. not only for ourselves but for ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL
DECIDING discretion was the the nations of the Free World. Naval Hospital

.. better part of valor, Hopson laid has been reaffirmed time and 0830-Sunday Catholic Mass.*
'-'-'-'" ---" on the oars in an effort to out- again by our leaders. Backed by 0930--Protestant Service..
ON REVIEW Before returning to civilian
I distance the two animals. the determination of the American -
life after six months active duty for training two companiesof angry
Coast Guard Reserves stand personnel and rifle inspection before The moose angled towards shore ; people, our military poweris "Too many people confine their
Capt. Leonard T. Jones. Chief of Operations, Seventh CG but the bear was gaining, so Hop- our strongest asset in the exercising to jumping to conclusions -
District on a bright, clear morning last Saturday with the Jax. son headed for the shore also. struggle to wage total peace.- running up bilk, stretch-
Navy Band leading them. From left, Capt :Jones: Platoon Officer Just a few jumps ahead of the Preston J. Moore, National Com Ing the truth 'and ben4ing,over
Lt. W. K. Freshney and Comdr. William Main. unit commanding
I officer, are shown inspecting the troops. bear, he headed up the beach at mander. American Legion. backwardr *."

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"It's Fun And Educational"Bible


School Receives

Praise Of Youngsters

"It's educational, fun, and we get to do things and see

people we don't get to see otherwise, and the teachers are

real nice and the refreshments are good," enthusiastically remarked 4

pretty, 12.yearoldAndy Blackburn as she thoroughly de iJ) t\

described the Daily Vacation Bible School in progress at \ ,; ? 44'F
Building i 722 aboard the Station since July 13. :
An average of 300 boys and 'A
department, we sat in a dev
between k .,
girls, all njllitary.Dependents j ,
tions service attended ft .y
took in by some 3 :cj
and 13 part
three 50 children .
representing five ;
worship, classroom, handicraft classes. Playing the piano while ____
and activities the first
the children sang was Jim Bus-
week of the program. :
bee, young teen-ager. '
THE NUMBER of children
participating last week was some- Throughout the building, chil- { _. a', .
dren were being taught how to <
what higher than the first week'sattendance : .
"Live for Jesus in the Space
last summer, and attendance "
Age. K
this week was expectedto
break last July's record attendance IN A SOMEWHAT broken Interview GO THROUGH THE MILL It was "Hazing Day" for 17 new chief petty officers aboard
of 340 considered the with a group ,of five- the Station last Thursday. All advanced to E-7 on that date the men went through the rigorous
paces of initiation into "hard hat" ranks traditionally required of all Narymen becoming chiefs.
largest for a NavysponsoredBible year-olds, relaxing after a game, The tad-looking quartet above are all members, of Heavy Photographic Squadron 62 and had already -
School in the United States. we weren't too successful find- received their "baptism" squadron-style bfore attending Kangaroo Kourt at the CPO Club.

"As a matter of fact," remarked ing out what they were learning Broadcasting the fact they are new chiefs are left to right, R. S. Bednarcik PNCAj B. J. Simmons,
Lt (jg) Don Alexander,NATT- in Bible School. With a toothless AEA R. V. Schomer, PHCA. and E. W. Hall Jr., PHCA. Below Schomer shines shoes of Robert

Center Protestant Chaplain in smile, a small girl asserted, "We Crawford-Brown, PH3. I

charge of the school, "only two say prayers about Jesus," and -

Stations kept us from having the I one little boy piped up with "I '
largest in the Navy. GuantanamoBay can't remember nothin' ", ,

Cuba and Barbers Point, Back inside the building, we
Hawaii beat us in attendance last observed a portion of a junior ()l VS:

summer," he added. devotional service. After several

Daily sessions begin at 0830 songs, a young boy was asked to Twenty-two recent new arrivals
"stand'up and tell visitorsthe : have kept things humming at the
with brief devotion services at our ;;; ?
All Saints Protestant Chapel. AU ( Air News staffers) how we : ; Naval Hospital.

children are assembled in the are using our offerings." Hesi- Born June 15 were Boy, Edgar

chapel. auditorium for these serv- tantly, he stood, faced the rear : Randolph, to Wililam Freund,

of the room and reported, "We MUC/Ret., and Mrs. Freund; Boy,

ices.AFTER THIS portion is con- are sending money to support a Donald Ray, to Moody Harrell,

cluded, the children march across missionary in Brussels Sprouts, ADCS, and Mrs. Harrell, and

the street to the Activities Build- Belgium." Boy, John Edward, to Peter

Our- final stop in O'Brien, AN, and Mrs. O'Brien.Six .
ing, where they assemble for was a class-
classroom instruction.To room of fifth graders, where we births were recorded Jun

\ observe! the children parti- found ourselves acting as instruc- r- 16. They were: Girl, 'pamela

cipating in various Bible School tors, assisting in constructing and : Joyce, to Charles Cwiklinski,

activities, a Jax Air News photo- sandpapering small wooden box- HM3, and Mrs. Cwiklinski; Boy,
es.'Simultaneous shouts of -( Eleazer Michael, to Pvt. and Mrs.
grapher and reporter made a tour "bye, I '
of the school last week, visiting "thanks for the help" and "come Eleazer Elliot; Girl, Debra Ann,
back us" to Charles Fishback, BM2, and
classroom, handicraft and recrea- to see were sent our :':
tion sessions, taking photos and way as we departed.Approximately Mrs: Fishback; Girl', Elizabeth
Jean, to Ltjg) and Mrs. Ben-
chatting with children and instructors 50 helpers, Including -
i jamin Fisher; Girl, Susan Marie,
random. teachers
department superintendents /
Giamo, MU1, and
to Anthony
Curiously opening a door, we and staff workers,
saw a group of boys and girls are active in the school this year. I Chief's 'Imposter' Proves To Mrs. Giamo, and Girl, Beverly
Anne, to Donald Harmon, AT2,
attentively watching their teachers Tomorrow (Friday), special

two 13-year-old girls, as closing exercises will be held at and Mrs. Harmon.

they illustrated a story with All Saints Chapel beginning at Be Real Bona-Fide E-7 'Boot'An June 17 saw delivery of Girl.

flsnnelgraph pictures. 1900. Open, house for parents will Barbara Ann, to Lt. and Mrs.

"WE FIND the teen-agers are follow in Building} 722, where I. imposter posing as a CPO was AHan Peterson, alias Howard Rutledge, and Boy, Mark

just as efficient in teaching as children's work wilj be exhibited.'. chief petty officer of the Navywas Chief Peterson, attached to the Daryl, to A2/C and Mrs. Tarienetone.
aboard the Station last
any of the adults on the staff," FAETU unit here. .

the Chaplain remarked. "They Show girl may have to answer week and was the cause for THE WANTED posters bore Born June 18 'were Boy, Michael -

show real zeal and enthusiasm in a lot of questions when applying "mug shot" posters going up I his description: white, male, five Damon, to Lawrence Bratcher,

their work.' for a job, but if* only a matterof at strategic places on the base. i feet, eight-and-one-quarter inches DC2, and Mrs. Bratcher; Boy,

I Moving down to the primary form. Wanted, for impersonating a tall, 165 pounds, 29' years old, Rolland George Jr., to Sgt. and

:.. w.,,. ',. brown hair, brown eyes and rud- Mrs. Rolland Hyatt, and Boy,
y #.c:: dy complexion.He Dale Wesley, to GM1, and Mrs.
! .
ntcwSrJfi '. '..i.;::I' Wesley.
> k r} \ 4 r:
was alternately describedas
ryfW, f .i or:>r ?f'i ;r.:;} I w'rb $ Yi.E a typical motley beachcomber, Seeing the world for the first

t- {: o lizard scoffer time June 19 were Girl, Norma
: k s2.? ;; kJti.yi,; ; ;fI lounge filiwer
jackey and plow deserter.It Catherine, to Victor Bennett,
BM3, and Mrs. Bennett; Girl,
warned folks he might seek
r r.4? .} Y April Lynn, to Francis Kinchen,
I rr ;; : employment as a printer's devilor
AD2, and Mrs. Kinchen; Girl,
spark chaser.
Cynthia Ann, to Jerry Maddest,
SOME LESSER offenses were AT2, and Mrs. Madden, and Boy,
also pointed out: He was makingall Michael James, to Gerald Mc-

CPOs in the outfit to look Clain, AE2, and Mrs. McClain.
bad, due to his good work and
Born June 20 Girl Patricia
-a" fine bearing; he was accused of"bigdealing"
I : Lynn, to Pfc. and Mrs. James Kil-

: i across from passageway an office from directly the, gore, and Boy, Robert Frederick.

s.; < C.O. Jr., to Robert Rosenbeck, AD3,
; struggling along on bowl-
and Mrs. Rosenbeck. June 21 saw
ing and softball teams buying
; arrival of Girl, Catherine Grace,
second-hand uniforms to save his
to Arthur Cosby, ET3, and Mrs.
clothing allowance
and making
much of the fact he was the only Cosby, and Boy, Stepen Ray, to
Raymond Dobbs, AMI and
f3 first class in ,squadron to be pro-
tprt yA moted.In .

case you're about to go out
More than nine of hard
and form a posse toj aid in the years
work, study and devotion to duty
search for this "culprit hold on!
SEVEN BUSY LITTLE BEES Fifth-grade students at the HAS Jax Vacation Bible School The whole thing is just a joke. earned the FAETU" man the coveted -

in Building 722 receive helpful information from Mrs. A. D. Prickett, class instructor, as they I The posters were merely Peter- "hard hat. Peterson, along
put finishing touches on their handicraft projects. Preparing small wooden chests for the Initial I son's way of announcing the with IS other "boot chiefs" was
coat of varnish are, J.fSo right Thomas Pom Leslie Decker. Andra Dobbs Mrs. Prickett, Lynn he initiated last
proud fact was promoted J to Thursday at the
Prickett, assistant. Brenda Shuck. Bert Cruise. and Homer Gibson. The two-week. school ends tomorrow I
(Friday). E-7 (AECA) July 10. CPO Club.r .


23 July 1959 SAX AIR NEWS Page 7

VP-78 'A' ,In < ,, \W\r\ '
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AL Bowling : ': ;< f';e"Jrg

League RoostVP18 I S .. ;

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"A" climbed into first

place last week in the American

Bowling League after amonth's Pleasure Boat RegistrationsBegin
absence from the top

spot For Florida Residents

Special Services finished up the, }
with a 4Q-16 record -
year and at
of the thou-
present stands in second place. of the state must be registered
sands of pleasure boats in
Communications moved out of, under this, new law.
Florida was due to begin this
nowhere to snare third slot, with The state passed a bill this
I week at county tax collector'soffices
Hospital "A" in fourth. year taking over the boat num-
in the 67 counties of
FAETU "A" remained on top I7.4j : :, the 'state. bering job from the Coast Guard,

the National League with a 47 Registration, good for two-year conforming with a Federal law.

point lead over VW-4 "C." h l periods, costs the boat owner Eventually, a uniform boat

The American League standings $ from $1.75 for craft under 16 feet numbering system will be in effect -

changed drastically as six teams up to $10.25 fora boat over 40 in every state, probably by

dropped from contention, they feet. next spring.AS .

were: NARTU "A;" FASron 109; ALL BOATS carrying motorsof FAR AS what body of

679th."A" MARTD; VAP-62 "A," more than 10 horsepower that water is considered navigable,
and VA-176 "A. are operated in navigable waters it's generally defined that all

The National League has sev- ';S' '."" ",1fojl.J': : >:f&.f't:>.. :'A,_" ..: >Ij ;'_.". .... .:..... .,. .r.",. *...'.'...4 bodies of water in Florida, except
eral drop outs with VA-176 "A;"i IN, DISTRICT PLAY A quartet of tennismen from Jax privately-owned lakes, are navi-

VA-44 "B;" and the 679th "B" on Navy are competing this week in the Sixth Naval District Ten- [Q gable.
the inactive list. nis Tourney at Pensacola's hardcourts. Heading the local con Although administered by the
RALPH tingent is Cal Karrh (left) of NARTU, defending All-Navy State Board of Conservation, boat
TIC E of VW-4 "C" doubles champion and Jax Navy coach. Also wearing Flier flan 1. In the 1958 NFL season, licenses are being sold by the
kept up the pressure to keep his I nels are Bob Tripp, of VW-4. (center) and Phil Torralva, of VA. Charley Conerly overtook SidLuckman's
high individual average crown 44. Another member of the squad, Comdr. C. A. Brown, of VA- various county tax collectors.
with 44, is missing from photo. figure of 139 TD pass- More information can be obtained -
185. Paul
a Smith of the ,
Who holds the all-time
es. pro from any collection office fn
Lucky Strikes became new high record and how many TD passes the 67*counties.
individual game champion with a MainsideSoftba II Title did he throw?
233, while individual set honors The Duval County Tax Collector -
fell to Don Coleman of VW-4 2. Who was the first Washington is located in the new Court-
"C." baseball player in AL history house Building on East Bay

FAETU "A" proved its mettle Still Hanging in SpaceFor to win? the home-run championship I street.should make Clay application County residents at that

by sweeping the team stanzas
the first time in four 3. Name the oldest ballplayerever county's tax collector's office in
with a 850{ high team game anda years, Patrol Squadron 18 will
2494 high team set. be "outside looking in" in the Mainside Softball League with to win a major-league bat- Green Cove Springs.
ting title. He was 40 when he won MAIN REASON for the com-
In the American the Patrolmen losing the title held by them the past three
League, Ed seasons. the crown with a .328 average. pulsory registration is to help
Hall of ComFair Jax "A" remained defunct AvFund School came 4. Only one team ever won the enforce new water safety regu-
the hard fact
pacesetter with a 180 Experiencing youcan't alive in the ninth inning of the NCAA and NIT basketball cham- lations which come under an-

average, while Bob Ellison of always be a winner, VP18is "glitter" game to upend VP-18., pionships in one season. Name it. other state law which went Into
VP-1 8 "A" recorded nestled far down in the stand- .
high game 6-5. 5. Who won the 1958 Profes- effect this summer.
with a 239 and Sandburg of V AuA" ings, playing just over .500 ballas sional Golfer of the Year Award?
grind rolls Teem Won test Pet Only Conservation Department
44 the regular season
racked up high set. 2 (Answers to Quit)
enforce the boat
Hornets 15 .
to : 2 .88 personnel may
,a nearstop.A
Team set marks fell to VP-18 VAP-62 u 2 .87 S "p.ueJsuu AlOQ 'SSJ9A numbering law but any law
"A" with a 913 and SAVORY wisp of the aromaof Medics U 3 .82 4
a 2721 score.Trainers' .S.IIO dr0 '(lOA b\eu.-f enforcement officer may enforcethe
sweet victory fruit is drivingthe Felron Six U 3 .82 4 '
8s6I uJ IwvnlTapel. 'C
disappointed Patrolmen to Ordnance & Gunnery 11 6 ,64' boat safety provisions.
Pacing "one minute before midnight" attempt Supply 11 6 .647 issessvd AOll There's no pressing need to
VW4 11 6 .647 ,L8I "eltlJ 'IuI's(
at salvaging some lost rush right down and register your
679th 10 7 '
-pig uOJ6UJtllva"t6nvg uiFg 1
Links Circuit As glory, however, as the fallen VP.18 8 6 .538 I boat, or boats, as owners are being -
warriers practice hard for thyear's MARTD 8 8 .500 given a 90-day period in
affair Marine Barracks 6 11 .353 TIDE TABLE which to register.
final regular season ,
Play Nears End O&R 6 II .353 HIGH LOW
a vaunted battle between VAP-
Faaron 109 5 II .313 AM PM AM PM
62 and VP-18. Hospital" S 12 .294
Naval Air
Mobile Training Fri. 11:03: 11:19: ,4:44: 5:01: I lax BravesIn
Administration 4 12 .250
Detachment, not big athletic The game, originally carded for
Public Works 3 13 .188 Sat. 11:52, 5:30: 5:54:
power aboard the Station, remained this week, has had the stroke of 'FAETU 3 14 .176 Sun. 12:04: 12:41: 6:18 6:49:
pace-setter in Mainside Fate deal it a setback as the Communications I 16 .059 Midst Of

intramural golf) competition after Patrolmen were unavailable for .. .._"N".

finishing the season with a 57- the tilt until later, possibly many Long StandThe

32th record. days, due to more important

Operations has several matchesleft squadron; exercises. Jacksonville Braves have

to play and holds second VP-18. when the game is finally 45 10 home dates in the next 12

place with a 49-32 slate.,. played, can claim a moral days as the South Atlantic Lea-

VW-4 "A" stands in "show" victory by defeating the "Heavy gue heads into the final third of
Shutters" who remain as the lone the season.
spot with a 54-36 slate with VP-
18 just three percentage points club with a chance to grab the 44' 444'tYir The Savannah Redlegs, an arch
7 :
behind with a 42-29 tally. crown from the leagueleadingVA44 : f'2 Rtl7 f r, Jax foe, provide opposition tonight -
Other teams -fall into order Hornets. through Sunday at the local

with FAETU in fifth place witha VAP-62, by winning the game, ball park.

46 -43% score, VA-44 "B" is can tie the latter and force a All night tilts start at 2000 with

sixth with a 41-31 standing; VW4 Mainside playoff. Meanwhile, the Sunday games getting underwayat

"B" finished with a seventh AE School Sparkles of NATT- 1500. Weekday doubleheadersbegin

Place 40-49Vfe and Fasron Six Center, are waiting in the wingsfor at 1830.Servicemen.

also has closed shop, ending up the smoke at Mainside to are admitted to all

with 47-43. clear so the All-Station title f Braves regular season home
VA-44 "A" ended up with a games for only 60 ,cents, in or
can be played.
35-54, slate while the Marine game out of uniform.
THE SI1ARKIES will be out to
Barracks finished with a 28- Following the Savannah series,
61& record. The 679th ACWRON keep the crown at the Tarining the locals move to Charlotte for

stands in last place with a 21- Center, won last year when now- two games July 27-28, then return -
50i slate but has several matches to the East Adams street

to play. San Diegan Humberto Corrales. orchard for tilts with the Knox-
who previously had never won a
ville Smokies July 29-31 and
Ray Eliot, dean of Big Ten bout, startled the leatherneck with the Asheville Tourists,
football coaches" will bow out of (boxing world by winning a August 1-3.
the coaching ranks at the closeof unanimous decision from fly J t

the '59 season after a 17-year weight champion Jerry Moore in _.._- .. .. '- USAFI Adds New CourseA
tenure al Illinois. the All-Marine Boxing tourna- DIAMOND DILEMMA Wes Blocker of VAP-62 slides
Don Greenberg, All-America, ment. Dick Taft, Naval Academy into third base during controversial play in the Photomen-Com- new revised course of Jet
All-state and All-Ivy soccer star tanker, set a meet record in the municalions Mainside Softball League game at Enterprise Field Aircraft Engines is offered now
last week. It that James McKinniah of Communications through USAFI.1Interested
while at Cornell has left Aber- 100-yard breaststroke with a sizzling appears
tagged Blocker in time .., at
or does it? Another peek photo
1:04.9 in the Eastern Inter- should con-
deen Proving'Ground, Md., for : persons
might show that McKinniah's glove didn't touch runner. At
Germany to train with the U.S. collegiate League's individual any rate, the base-runner was called safe and he went on to tact I & E Office, Building 955,

Olympic soccer team. swimming championships. score in VAP-62's 20-2 win. topside.



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Page 8. JAX AIR NEWS 23 July 1959

I Capt. J. R. Reedy Assumes : r' ;:,:.::.T>", :d -"'t'

Duties As Station Skipper

(Continued from Page 1))
of All-Weather Flight at Corpus
prior to entering the Naval Academy -
Christi assigned to Staff of
from which he was gradu-
General Alfred E. Gruenther at
ated in 1933.WHILE .
SHAPE in Paris
Headquarters ,
AT the Academy, the
and attended Naval War Collegein
new skipper played football and
lacrosse and was a member of Newport, R.I.

the boxing team. He was captainof CAPTAIN REEDY, when he
the Navy team that playedthe assumed command of the USS

first intercollegiate football Lexington in July 1958, was the
game in Cleveland's Municipal first man to fly his own aircraft

Statdium, against Notre Dame in onto the ship that was to be his
command. He led the Lexingtonand

1932.After graduation, Capt. Reedy her 3,000 officers and men

entered the U.S. Army Air Corpsas through the difficult days of the i

a flying cadet, taking flight Formosan crisis in August-De- ;

training at Randolph and Kelley cember 1958.
Fields, Texas. He was awarded
Army Wings in June 1934. Mrs. Reefdy is the former Eugenia -

Subsequent to his Army flight Canady of San Antonio, Mr ?F: O.fis

training, he accepted his com- Texas. They have three daughters .

mission in the Navy and was Molly, 23, married recentlyto _n'n ::4:.}Yc .._..n.m__. no .- __ .. ...twxAdG
made a Naval aviator 'Pensa-
Lt jg) James Baker and now HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Celebrating 16th birthday of the
cola in January 1935. After
receiving Station bank recently were civilian and military dignalariei. 'Hornet' UnitContlnued
his Navy commission he stationed at Moffett Field, Calif.; ,
Watching E. Q. Clements, bank manager, cut the cake are, left
was ordered to duty aboard the Carlyle, 20, a student at Tulane ( from Page 1))
to right Capt Grayiton H. Weber, NAS Jax executive officer,
Northampton. University and Mickey 15 and and expended a total of 881
Comdr. E. W. Scanilebury, Comptroller; Lt Col. W. T. Evans
he PRIOR served TO aboard and during WWII, two sons, Rob, 17, and John, 13. oldest bank customer; Mike Cascone, IRD, and Comdr. Henry bombs in practice flights.
several ships Skipper, Navy Exchange Officer. All of this contributed to over-
with various squadrons. In De- all perfection required of newly-
cember 1945 he was assigned to New Navy Fighter aviators
the Naval Air Test Center at Pa- Know Water's Depth Before DivingNaval I designated completing the replacement prescribed courseof

tuxent River, Md., as assistant Named Phantom II. Hospital Jax has again instruction at V VA-44.
director of Armament Test and cidents results from diving into
The Navy's newest and fastest requested that all personnel Materially aiding in support of
shallow water. Often the end result -
took part in the first atomic bomb
advised to ascertain the depthof
carrier-based jet aircraft, the is lifelong paralysis.Be the detachment were 37 enlistedmen
test at Bikini during Operation water into which they plan to under Ensign Joseph Binc-
Crossroads in 1946. McDonnel F4H-1, has been dive before doing any diving. safe, not sorry. Investigatefirst
zak and Chief Aviation Struc-
Before his Sanford assignment, named Phantom II. This is particularly applicableto not after injury has occur- tural Mechanic John Duncan.

Captain Reedy served aboard the The Navy said in perpetuatingthe diving in sertams and lakesin red.
USS Shangri La and USS Princeton
Phantom series,' the F4H-1 areas where submerged tree Hunter: "Now, tell me, how do
attended Armed Forces Staff stumps or outcropping of rock Tramp: "Mister, will you giveme
follows the original in May 1948 detect an elephant
College, was with Air Intelligence can decrease the supposed depthof a quarter for a sandwicM" you
Division of the Navy Department, as its first operational jet fighter. the water. ....Man On Street: "Maybe. Lefa Guide: "Well, 'there's a faint

commanded the Navy's School I Serious and sometimes fatal ac- see the sandwich." odor of peanuts on his breath."

II\j 1 Schedule of Special Services Activities and Facilities, July 2329 I

. I MOVIES-- Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday r

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i NAS Bldg. 612NATTCenter 1900 Only 1800-1900 1800-2000 1900 OnlY'Warlock 1800-2000 1800-2000 1800-2000
Middle of Anna House On Pork Chop Invisible Pier 5Havana
the Night Lucasta Haunted Hill Hill Invaders

Bldg. 563 1900 Only 1900 Only 1400-1900 1400-1900 1900 OnlyWarlock 1900 Only 1900 Only
Face of Fire Middle of Night Anna Lucasta House, Haunted Pork Chop Hill Invisible Invaders

Hospital 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only '. 1900 onlyWarlock 1900 only
The Vikings Face of Fire Middle of Night Anna Lucasta House, Haunted Pork Chop Hill


NAS Bldg. 3NATTCenter 0815-2100 0815-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 0815-2100 0815-2100 0815-2100
Bldg. 563 0930-2100 I a 0930-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 0930-2100 0930-2100 0930-2100

y Hospital 0800-1600 0800-1600 closed 1300-1700 0800-1600 0800-1600 0800-1600


Bldg. 855NATTCenter 1000-2100 1000-2100 1000-2100 1400-2100 Closed 1000-2100 1000-2100

Bldg. 583
1600-2200 1600-2200 1300-2300 1300-2300 1600-2200 1600-2200 1600-2200

Blue Jackets Inn 1630-2400 2000-2400 20002400Red 20002400Red 1630-2400 1630-2400 2000
Jimmy Geiger Jimmy Geiger Coats Coats Bingo
EM NATTCenterEM 1630-2300 1630-2300 1630-2300
1630-2300 1200-2330 1400-2330 1400-2330
NARTU 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 Closed Closed 1130-1300
1630-2230 1630-2230 1880-2330 1630-2330 : 1630-2230
I .
NAS Outdoor Pools 1100-2000 1100-2000 '1100.2000 1200-2000 1100-2000 1100-2000 1100-2000

NATTC Outdoor Pools 1130-2000 1130-2000 1130-2000 1200-2000 1130-2000 1130-2000 1130-2000

ATTCenier Gym Open .
1300-2100 1300-2100 1000-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100
NAB Bowling 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1300-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB

NATTC Craft Shop 1300-1630 1300-1630 1300-1630 1300-1630 1300-1630 1300-1630 1300-1630
r 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100
I Tennis Courts (Navy Ex.) 0600-Dark 0600-Dark 0600-Dark 0600-Dark 0600-Dark 0600-Dark 0600-Dark

Golf Course 0830-Dark 0830-Dark: 0730-1800 0800-1800 0830-Dark 0830-Dark 0830-Dark
f1ah Camp 0800-% hr. 0800hr.. 0800-% hr. 0800hr.. 0800-% hr.
Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Closed Closed
Hobby Shop,Bldg.888 '1400-2100 Closed 0900-2100 1300-2100 Closed Closed 1400-2100

Indoor Swimming Bldg.614 1600-2000 1600-2000 1130-2000 1200-2000 1600-2000 1600-2000 I 16002000f

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