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Nipping Digits Proves 'Swan Song' For Bored PoochIt

started out to be such a that Wednesday, Roger Clapp street, along the
came stray way, but at any rate, he QUICKLY given the bum's
nice day for a certain dog Jr., a PIIGAN with VAP-62, K-9 from somewhere in the proved turncoat. rush to the city dog pound,

about town.BASKING. headed for his sweetheart'shome neighborhood. Man's so-called best friend the animal showed no tracesof
in the way of adog's in town to spend a few Being a gentle soul
Clapp tried to remove a portion of rabies and Clapp was de-
life, the creature was hours discussing the befriended the
pooch and the benevolent N.a v y m a n' s cleared a healthy man.
roaming the neighborhood I future. started to pet him vigorously. hand. The seemingly intelli- But not so for the dogl! Appearing
looking for excitement one day AS YOUNG Clapp and his Either the
was too gent "Canis familiaries" triedto weak, he was retainedat
last week. financee sat on the front porchof hot for the pup or Mrs. Pooch get too ''familiar with the I' the pound for further ob-
Meanwhile, after work on her home at 2035 Myra had rubbed him the
wrong sailor. (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 1)) \

Short Sleeve }'I

Shirt For EnlistedsIt's Okayea ,Jt)

official now!

Given the "green light" Vol. 17 No. 21 U.S.N.A.S. Jacksonville Florida 30 July 1959

whitehats aboard N AS Jax _
this wee k began wearing r- :r'

white short-sleeved shirts 4 *. Petty Officer Exams
much like the type worn for :

years by officers and chiefs.

ing AUTHORIZATION the new shirt is for consideredone wear- I _ Scheduled Next WeekIf

of the biggest and most dras-

tic uniform changes in the history you're planning to take a petty officer exam next

of the Navy. month, you're going to find yourself "punching" your way

ComSix Notice 1020 of July 14, through!
I Two cards will be
cm. punch
which gave consent to the cooler I. Another thing, you'll get the
used each tested.A .
by being
summer uniform states, "The good (or bad) news on how you

white tropical long uniform for ". .::,:.:..:.::.:::Ji made out a lot earlier than be- WHITE for four card alternatives will contain for
enlisted men other than chief r fore-from one to two months space
the first 75 questions, whi\e a
officers is authorized after you're tested.
petty as an
yellow card will have space for
alternate uniform to Undress FOR THE first time, the Navy answering questions 76 through

White A (with or without neck- will be'using a punch card system 150.
for answering questions in
erchief), optional to the individual. U 'i So that candidates won't make
August competitive examina-
." tions. errors in punching, they should
first circle their i responses in
ALTHOUGH they can't be
Some 281 recommended appli- pencil, then punch the cards.
bought at Small Stores yet, the -tI cants for pay grades E-4 throughE6
Punch cards will be enclosedin
shirts, to be worn with proper will be tested at NAS Jax
the envelopes which contain
: "
rating badge, are on sale at the i ': : beginning next week, using the I examination booklets. For next I
new punch system.
Navy Exchange Uniform Shopin M' According to Naval Examining month's exams the Examining
Center will furnish all
Building Three. Prices beginat ;: i ) Center, all future testing -will be necessary

$2.50 each. In all probability, _". ..'...;.m.';...". __'.....,,.,....>,....' -- -- .... ; .,.:z.ih;:,..... incorporated under the new sys materials regular and spare Supply cards activities al-, I

channels will "COOL MANI" Douglas Anthony, AOl (right) of NAB- ,_though
regular supply TU Jax Recruiting, gets once over from John Recore, AOl, as will be able to furnish materials ,
eventually stock them. the former displays the new short-sleeved shirt. The new unIform Center Exchange for future exams.

According to the N AS Jax is now authorized as an alternate uniform. Anthony, in Facilities SOME 100 punch cards per ,
three years of recruiting Weekend Warriors, has helped more Open
Military Personnel Officer, the than 175 persons to 'join the Reserve. Anthony's early wearingof NATTCenter Navy Exchange minute will 'be processed at the
the shirt he's constantly the ball.'PRO' Center under the new system,
shirt may be worn on liberty, as new proves on facilities have reopened in
Building 590, located on Kiley through use of electronic data
well as aboard the Station. Neck- machines.Of .
street next to the Enlisted
erchiefs are not to be worn with PAY OUTLOOKFOR Men's' Club. the candidates "punching"for

with the shirt. pay hikes here, 90 have been
A Retail Store, Laundry,
The complete new uniform 60 LISTEDFollowing Dry Cleaning, Tailor Shop, recommended for third i class
next Thursday August 6
consists of the new shirt, undress Barber Shop, Photography
black on the heels of Budget Bureau approval, the Service, Watch Repair Shop 81 are going up for second class
white trousers, black shoes,
Navy this week disclosed how many men in each rate are and Cobbler Service are all Tuesday, the 11th; and 110 are

socks and, oh, yes, the ,white hat! due $30 a month proficiency pay next year. located in the building.The hoping to be promoted to first
Quite a few more-men will be class the 13th.
facilities are all
NAVY SEEKING allowed to receive the added dollars -I ment were authorized for the Monday through Friday from open Also being tested next week,
current year but only 12,823 made
as compared to the 12,823 1000-1700 and on Saturday incorporating thq punch card

NEW CARRIERNavy now getting the money. the grade. from 0900-1200. method, will be 78 chiefs, to be

THE NAVY has set a mark of THOSE NOW getting the (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 1))
Secretary William B. money will have to requalifynext
41,568 sailors to draw pro pay .
Franke has called for restora- year along with those who .
after January 1960. However,that
tion of the $260 million budgetcut aren't but who would like to. 4
in Navy appropriations to many men may not qualify. Tests for pro pay are scheduledto *
Although figures are set up 4
build a new super carrier. be given in November $" :
authorizing the number that may
The Fleet is now operating All raises are for the P-l grade. >
receive proficiency payments,men
14 carriers and many of the No P-2 authorizations have been i fr/

older flattops are said to be trying for pro pay must qualifyfor given for this year or next. /

wearing out.. same. P-2 allows a man $60 a month. ,'
A total of 19,575 profiency
pay- The E-7 pay grade has been _W4// 4 _____ __

I Abolishment Of R-I-F List year allowed, ; 14,872.E-6 3765, 7596 pro; E-5 payments, 15,335,next andE4 ,c 46 I 1 1riEf

Sets Up New ProceduresEMPLOYEES THE ELECTRONICS group of

ratings will be eligible to com-

The Reduction In Force pete for 47 percent of ,the pro
Promotion List is being abo- changed to lower pay billets with other technical
after June 30 1959 for
grade any
lished. rates getting 4.2 per cent.
reason, other than for cause or Mechanics and
Navy Department has ordered repairmen are
new procedures to be followedin at their own request, should eligible for 32.3 per cent of pro

considering employees for make themselves available in pay billets with 9.2 going to men

promotion up to the grade or accordance with the Merit Pro- in crafts ratings, 3.2 per cent to

level from which demoted.NO motion Program for positions services and miscellaneous rates
which they desire consideration.The and 4.0 the administrative -
ADDITIONAL names are per cent to ;

being placed on the R-I-F List. names of those candidatesnot and clerical group. _._.._______.._....._mH .L--- ..
In fact, the list will expire June within the range of choice, The Marine Corps has announ- HALF WAY ,'HOUND GLOBE Two NAS/Tax Wares

30, 1960. based on evaluation methods ced more authorizations' for 1960 came half way around the world to meet In Jack/onville and!
The Merit Promotion List for used, but who meet qualification pro payments, also. 11,890 Ma- celebrate their respective territories entrances into the Union

NAS Jax can be reviewed in NAS standards for the proposed rines are authorized to get pro Left, Alice Tkachenko, DN native of Honolulu, JIawali, Joins
demotedas Rae Vasques SN, from Anchorage, Alaska if "g10bO',
Jax Instruction 121.602B of Dec. position and who were pay this fiscal year. eyeyiew"
of their home Both the
ports. Waves entered service
amended to include the indicated above, will be addedto MARINE EXAMS and promo- when
31 1958.
Old Glory still had 48 stars. Alaska, of course; was admitted
following: the list of candidates. (Please turn to Page 8, Cot 5)) July 4 with Hawaii technically waiting its turn.



Nipping Digits Proves 'Swan Song' For Bored Pooch I II IIIt

started out to be such a that Wednesday, Roger Clapp street, along came the stray way, but at any rate, he QUICKLY given the bum's II

nice day for a certain dog Jr., a PHGAN with VAP-62, K-9 from somewhere in the proved turncoat. rush to the city dog pound,

about town.BASKING. headed for his sweetheart's neighborhood. Man's so-called best friend the animal showed no tracesof
in the way of adog's home in town to spend a few Being a gentle soul
Clapp tried to remove a portion of rabies and Clapp was de-
life, the creature was hours discussing the befriended the
bright pooch and the benevolent N.a v y m a n's cleared a healthy man.
roaming the neighborhood future.AS started to pet him vigorously. hand. The
seemingly Intelligent But not so for the dog! Ap-
looking for excitement one day YOUNG Clapp and his Either the weather
( was too "Canis familiaries" triedto pearing weak, he was retainedat
I last week. financee sat on the front porchof hot for the pup or Mrs. Pooch get too .'familiar with the the pound for further 01>-

Meanwhile, after work on her home at 2035 Myra had rubbed him the wrong sailor. (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 1) \


Short Sleeve .

Shirt For EnlistedsIt's Okayed .Jf) x .

official now!

Given i the "green light" Vol. 17' No. 21 U.S.N.A.S. Jacksonville, Florida 30 July 1959PRO'
whitehats aboard N A S Jax --

this wee k began wearing

white i short-sleeved shirts Petty Officer Exams

much like the type worn for

years by officers and chiefs.

ing AUTHORIZATION the new shirt is for consideredone wear- Scheduled Next WeekIf

of the biggest and most dras-

tic uniform changes in the his- you're planning to take a petty officer exam next

tory of the Navy. month, you're going to find yourself "punching" your way.
ComSix Notice 1020 of July 14, through!
tem. Two punch cards will be
consent'to the cooler
which gave Another thing, you'll get the
used by each being tested.A .
summer uniform states, "The r good (or bad) news on how you person
white tropical long uniform for made out a lot earlier than be- WHITE card will contain

enlisted men other than chief : Y fore-from one to two months space for four alternatives for
r ...: the first 75 questions, whi\e a
petty officers, is authorized as an after you're tested.
yellow card will have space for
alternate uniform to Undress FOR THE first time, the Navy I answering questions 76 through

White A (with or without neck- will be'using a punch card system 150.
for questions in
erchief), optional to the individ- Li answering So that candidates won't make
the August competitive examina-
ual." tions. errOrs in punching, they should
first circle in
be their responses
Some 281 recommended applicants pencil, then punch the cards.
bought at Small Stores yet, the : :. for pay grades E-4 through
Punch cards will be enclosedin
shirts, to be worn with proper l 2-6 will be tested at NAS Jax
the envelopes which contain
rating badge, are on sale at the beginning next week, using the examination booklets. For next

Navy Exchange Uniform Shopin : new: punch system. month's exams, the Examining
According to Naval Examining
a Center will furnish all
Building Three. Prices beginat .iL. Center will be necessary
.. all future testing I
"A'.. ",. _. ,_,;.. materials and spare cards, although -\
$2.50 each. In all probability, _..... "" "" "" '._,.......".T.'... n"n.<..n..'_ incorporated under the new sys. regular Supply activities :,
channels will "COOL MANI" Douglas Anthony, AOL (right) of NAH- _
regular supply TU Jax Recruiting, gets once over from John Recore, AOL as will be able to furnish materialsfor
eventually stock them. the former displays the new short-sleeved shirt. The new uniform Center Exchange t future exams.>

According to they N AS Jax is now authorized as an alternate uniform. Anthony,. In Facilities Open I SOME 100 punch cards per F
three years of recruiting Weekend Warriors has helped more I
Military Personnel Officer, the than 175 persons to join the Reserve. Anthony's early wearing NATTCenter NaVy Exchange minute will 'be processed at the

shirt may be worn on liberty, as of the new shirt proves he's constantly on the ball. facilities have reopened in Center under the new system
of electronic data
Building 590, located on Kiley through use
well as aboard the Station. Neck- machines.Of .
street next to the Enlisted processing
erchiefs are not to be worn with PAY OUTLOOKFOR Men's' Club. the candidates "punching"for

with the shirt. pay hikes here, 90 have been
A Retail Store, Laundry,
The complete new uniform 60 LISTEDFollowing Dry Cleaning, Tailor Shop, recommended for third class
exams next Thursday, August 6;
consists of the new shirt, undress Barber Shop, Photography '
black on the heels of Budget Bureau approval, the Service, Watch Repair Shop 81 are going up for second class
white trousers, black shoes,
Navy this week disclosed how many men in each rate are and Cobbler Service are all Tuesday, the 11th; and 110 are

socks and, oh, yes, the white hat! due $30 a month proficiency pay next year located in the building.The hoping to be promoted to first

Quite a few more-men will be facilities are all lass the 13th.
authorized for the
allowed to receive the added dol- ment were Also being tested next week,
NAVY SEEKING Monday through Friday from
but made
current only 12,823
incorporating the punch card
lars as compared to 12,823 1000-1700 and on Saturday
NEW CARRIERNavy now getting the money. the grade. from 0900-1200. method, will be 78 chiefs, to be
THE NAVY has set a mark of THOSE NOW getting the (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 1))
Secretary William B. money will have to requalifynext
41,568 sailors to draw
pro pay
Franke has called for restora- along with those who
that year : :l:;;}
after January 1960. However,
tion of the $260 million budgetcut aren't but who would like to. p'i '?%:'
in Navy appropriations to many men may not qualify. Tests for pro pay are scheduledto r : }...:: t
Although figures are set up : ,
A.y.: ;::
build a new super carrier. be given in November. :}
authorizing the number that may
The Fleet is now operating All raises'are for the P-l grade. 'r )
receive proficiency payments,men } fr, ,'
14 carriers and many of the : No P-2 authorizations have been
for must qualify
older flattops are said to be pro pay given for this year or next.
for same.A .
wearing out, P-2 allows a man $60 a month.
total of 19,575 profiency
pay-I The E-7 pay grade has been y.. c".flti,. r. j4 f r.; }::5

Abolishment Of R-I-F List year allowed; E-6 3765, 7596 pro; E-5 payments, 15,335,next andE4

I 14,872.

Sets Up New ProceduresThe THE ELECTRONICS group of

ratings will be eligible to com-

Reduction In Force pete for 47 percent of the pro
Promotion List is being abo- EMPLOYEES changed to lower pay billets with other technical
grade after June 30, 1959 for any
lished. rates getting 4.2 per cent.
reason, other than for cause or
Navy Department has orderednew Mechanics and repairmen are
procedures to be followedin at their own request, should eligible for 32.3 per cent of pro

considering employees for make themselves available in pay billets with 9.2 going to men
with the Merit Pro-
promotion up to the grade or accordance in crafts ratings, 3.2 per cent to }
level from which demoted.NO motion Program for positions services and miscellaneous rates

ADDITIONAL names are which they desire consideration. :' and 4.0 per cent to the admini-

being placed on the R-I-F List. The names of those candidates strative and clerical group. _a.," ... -

In fact, the list will expire June not within the range of choice, The Marine Corps has announ- HALF WAY ,'ROUND GLOBE Two NAS Jax Waves

30, 1960. based on evaluation methods ced more authorizations' for 1960 came half way around the world to meet in Jacksonville and

The Merit Promotion List for used, but who meet qualification pro payments, also. 11,890 Ma- celebrate their respective territories entrances Into the Union.

NAS Jax can be reviewed in NAS standards for the proposed rines are authorized to get pro Left Alice Tkachenko, DN. native of Honolulu Hawaii, joins
position and who were demotedas this fiscal Rae Vasques, SN, from Anchorage, Alaska inglobe'. eye
121.602B of Dec. year.
Instruction pay
view" of their home ports. Both Waves entered the service
31, 1958. amended to include the indicated above, will be addedto MARINE EXAMS and promo. Old Glory still had 48 stars. Alaska, of course was admitted

following: the list of candidates. (Please turn to Page 8. ColS) July 4 with Hawaii technically waiting its turn.

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JAX AIR NEWS 30 July 1959

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NAZI luao.YSDe:
Capt Jams R. Reedy Arrivals" Depart-
Commanding Officer The "New
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Capt. Grayaton JL Weber ." Executive Of fleer
KU&xl n..a Ale IMboDYUle __ Wp4 -_ ment at the Naval Hospital has
Rear Adm. Kenneth craig --.........-.....-........... ...................... ... ...... Commander :- been kept busy recently 'with 31
Ctpt George R. biker .?,?,.______...._........ ... ...._.......... Chief of Sbaft ratrJu .-) ? Macx3Krwo Williams -......."...... ...>_.. Chief of Staff NAB Six ? "check-ins."
Fleet Ak Wing Elena .4
Capt Robert Mllner .. .. .. .. .... Commander t4k: A t t: Boys led the parade with 20
Capt Charles't Lamblng :::::::=:::::::::::::-:::::::.:::::::::: :: :::::::::::::::::-- i i .-f' CfficerL 4 4t lads while 11 girls were
little ,
If.'" A.b TecmIAI TraID.btg CnJumlr.
wmr.d ........ Commanding the week.
ConIdr. Marion K. Smith ..............................-...................................-_ Executive Officer Officer born same
Naval Bospitalppt. June 22 was the birthday for
Allan C. Aberaettsr -?..._............................__. Commanding Officer "S \4' ci
Cipt. John.Oi :Tvoer ........_............__....... ..._._.................._ executive Officer ( \ Steven James to Kenneth Beaver .
JlAJlTU. :. ; and Mrs. Beaver Philip
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Capl F. H. Holt ........................................................-...__ Commanding Officer ;-r'L- ::: AQ2, ;
A C Ddr. William K Hardy ---......-.....-..............__.._.M. Executive: Officer t4 < .+ ,- '- Wayne, to James Dowden, YN2,
k -' and Mrs. Dowden; Antonio Jr. to
Printed commtrcUDy with ncpp opUted fund la Jickconvine, Florida : : Antonio Galan, AN, and Mrs.
I at no expense to the government and U compliance with NAVDOS! P-eI 4 \
I Ice July 1_. DIstributed free of charce to military and civilian personnel Galan; Robert Keith, to Pvt. and
J ef Fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station Naval Air Technical Training '( Mrs. Louis Shilling and Steven
Cntar Fleet AIr Wing 11 Naval Air Swerve Training Unit and the.0. a. +4 rSk ;
.svaIbo.'p1taLService' Frank, to Harold Stout, A02, and
Information Officer ......._......_........ Comdr. Jack HallA.eslstant : ,
Service Information Officer ...,..._.... Andrew H. Planer i \ Mrs. Stout.
Editor Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters-Alba Patenon; Ron Davis AN: -S 4"r On June 23 the department
GeM Hagan JOSN. Staff Photographer-Joseph O'Brien. PittThe
lax Air Itow la a member of tee Armed >_ Press Bervtoe. ', -? welcomed Nancy Ann, to David
Material appearing In this publication can be reprlnteo prwidlng credit totram.
( Photographs, cnleaa otberwlae credited are official U. 8. Mary Photo Brown, EM3, and Mrs. Brown;
(rapha.Editorial. Susan Jane, to Robert Darling,
offices located In BOOM ttt, Main Administration BuOtnac.extaBatoM I'IMIDe fr
UM. CM, ITt or IlL "5 AD2, and Mrs. Darling; Richard

TELEGRAM FROM HOME A roesiage from home and a I Aryl, to Lamar Poovey, AE1, and

Like Business Is check to tide him over until payday Is happilr accepted by Mrs. Poovey; Barry Scott, to
Big Navy Henry Allen, AH, (right) NARTU trainee from Miami ,The Robert Rhodes, AN, and Mrs.
good news came from his home by way of the Personal Ser,. Rhodes; Cathy Dawn, to War-

Place For Mature Thinking"The ices Department out of the Watch of the Repair Nary Shop Building.The department Three. Waitingon operates ren Sims, CS3, and Mrs. Sims;
Clifford Sti-
Allen U Ruth Tupper.NASA Rodney Eugene,
tes, SN, and Mrs. Stites, and
best advertisement is a satisfied customer." Cheryel Anne, to David West-

We've heard this statement many times, particularly from Cites ProgressIn land, RMC, and Mrs. Westland.
businessmen who have proven themselves at least half-way suc
June 24 saw the birth of Sus-
cessful. It is also a good motto for the Navy, proof offered by the Research
Marie Banister
Space anne to Lynn ,
thousands who stay for their "20" or longer.In .
AM3, and Mrs. Banister; and
an organization of such mammoth proportions as the Navy- Washington (AFPS-An) up-to-date report on the pro. Christopher John, to Geri Mc-

truly "big business"-not everyone can be satisfied. We have proofof gress in "Project Mercury" through basic and applied re- Donald, FN, and Mrs. McDonald.Six .

this fact, too, by the number of men who do not reenlist, although search has been released by .the National Aeronautics and births were recorded June
many fail to do so for reasons apart from dissatisfaction.
Space Administration. When a Mercury capsule is 25: Rosa Elizabeth, to R. L.
The Navy is an organization for mature, thinking men who Project Mercury, a group of launched land there is a mal. Adams, EN2, and Mrs. Adams;

have an eye to their country's and their own future. It is an outfit intensive programs which it is function, an escape rocket can Carol Susan, to MSgt. and Mrs.

where, to use another trite cliche, "Men are separated from the believed will lead to a safe and be triggered that will carry the Charles Carpenter; 'Michael Nor

boys." Age is no criterion. A 17-year-old can be more of a man reliable manned satellite capsule, capsule and occupant away from man, to Norman Cutting, A03,

mentally and emotionally than a grizzled veteran. Perhaps one is supplying valuable Information the booster. Recovery by para' and Mrs. Cutting; Patrick James
for this is that he face the facts of NASA said, with "signifi-
reason can up to life. chute will then take place. Patrick Farvour, AE1, and]
What are these facts? Simply that neither the Navy nor big cant progress' in four generalareas. TO DETERMINE if the escape Mrs. Farvour; Larry Keith,

business can possibly make each and every Individual completely ." system is reliable studies of the Kenneth LaGrotta, BM1, '
happy. By a process of evolution the Navy has found that it can THE FOUR fields in which I capsule-escape combination are Mrs. LaGrotta, and Baby Boy

make the greatest number reasonably content with their advantages studies are being conducted I in being made from Wallops Island, George McBride, PR2, and
as weighed against possible disadvantages.Even support of development of Mer- McBride. .

here there is no guideline. What may be one man'spoison cury sub-systems are: air drops, Va.To tell how the capsule will On June 26, five tiny tots arrived -

is another man's meat. A ship receives sudden orders and escape, scale model studies and behave in flight, scientists are : Penny Lee, to Edwin Cur-

puts out to sea. The chronic griper immediately bemoans the good impact tests. using models in wind tunnels at tis, AE1, and Mrs. Curtis; Tim-

liberties he knows he is missing while another man looks forwardto The air drop program is being several localities.At othy Shawn O'Neill, to Jackie

the good ones coming up. conducted, NASA said, to tell the'optimum" Wallops Island, for instance Dickerson, AN, and Mrs. Dick-

altitude at which to small models are subject.ed erson; Denise Maria, to AmauryFeo
There are also other facts of life not peculiar to the the 'parachute, I
Navy. deploy recovery
to the full velocity range to HM2, and Mrs. Feo; Gun-
Sounding off may be a good way of letting off steam but it prob- reliability, motions to be expected determine tumbling charateris- nar James, to Lt (jg) and Mrs.

ably will not alter the reason such as the ship suddenly leaving port.' during descent, impact forces in tics, reentry dynamics and after Jerry Knutson, and William Cur-'

No one expects you to like everything that may come your way, water or after ground landing.landings, and body heating. tis, to Lt (jg) and Mrs. Billy

but a good rule to follow is to make the most'of your rocky days recovery Shepherd.
another important
Escape are -
\ bright Born June 27 were William
ones will follow. New Friday Hours
in the
program. Franklin, to Lcdr. and Mrs. William -

Marines Change For Credit UnionDue Furr; Jean Anne, to/Lt (jg)
and Mrs. Frederick Metz; and
to increased business, the Sean Patrick, to Lt (jg) and Mrs.
Overseas Setup Jax Navy Federal Credit Union Maurice Fitzgerald.Last .
has announced extension of hourson
Washington (AFPS) Many Fridays Ort the agenda was the
Marines will births of Michael Edward, to Ed-
soon have
new The Loan Department will now
ward Blake, AE2, and Mrs. Blake;
overseas control dates
as a result be open for business from 1030
of the Corps' program to to 1630 on that day with the Savings Baby Boy to Charles DeMorse,
assure even distribution of over- Department open 1000-1630. AE1, and Mrs. DeMorse, and Kim
seas assignment without depend- hours Mari, to Kenneth Pick, SA, and
Monday thru Thursday I
ents.Affecting 4' i remain the same, 1030-1600 for, Mrs. Pick on June 28.
both officers and 1
enlisted : the Loan facility and 11001500for
--- '
men assignment to -- _. '
over- -'- --> ----- --.- .' i ---- --- Savings.
stations'will --- .-
seas be divided into : :t '
two separate categories under the -
new program. :: L1111ci Sparks, O'Brien Top

Both lists, one for overseas ;; ; ,. .- Grads At AE School
duty with dependents and the ------- David Sparks, AEMAN, of Bits from dusty files of the

.%r for overseas duty wIthout -jzr* *, *\ :* Cedar Rapids, Ia., and William Jax Air News.

detendents, will be admjinisterecTto ? V Ktfe jC *x___ O'Brien, AEIAN, of Gary, Ind. July 21, 1949

sep ately. 1 wer top honormen in their respective -' A bill to deepen the channel

program will eliminate classes at Aviation Electricians leading to Mayport AuxiliaryAir
the feasibility of one Marine \ School at NATT
+ l. Mate Station, plus an ordinanceto
serving all of his overseas toursin ,4 Center. for
provide nearly $4,000,000
an arta where he can take his t I Sparks has been transferred to improvements at tne Trout River

dependents while another serves VF-14 at Moffet Field, Cal., while Fuel Depot were before Congress.
all of his overseas time in an 4\\ J I: O'Brien's' next assignment will

area where he cannot have his ."-._. be with VF-92 at NAS Alameda, Small Stores Closed
"WELL DONE: SON" William Rongey. HM3, (right) of Cal. .
Naval Hospital proudly shows his "bosses," Lcdr. Winifred Clothing and Small Stores Issue -
"Daddy, don't they ever give Glenn, Head Nurse for Dependents, and Capt. C. A. Lippincott, He: "My girlfriend is a twin." Rooms at both Mainside and
-showers for the groom?" Chief of Dependent Service, a commendation from the Naval Him: "How can you tell them NATTCenter are closed for in-
"No, son, there'll be storms Hospital commanding officer. Capt. Alton C. Abemethy. Rongeyhas apart?" ventory. -
I been attached to the Outpatients Dept. at the Hospital for
enough when the bride beginsto the past eight months and U being transferred to First Marines He: "Her brother walks different. Both stores will reopen for

reign." at Camp Pendleton, Calif. ." business Monday, August 3.1rz.2 .



r. -- 1 11 11When

30 July 1959. JAX AIR NEWS Pop S

-"Mile Highers' Promote

Private Pleasure flying I

the "Off we go into the wild, blue yonder" could easily: be
subway was being the theme song of a small private "air force." compos of
dug, a drunk stopped beside the -
25 Navymen in the Jax area.
excavation and called down to > Hourly charges are also made for
These men all but five attached -
some men at the bottom of the r j'h flight time, recorded in log books
to NAS Jax, are members of
: kept in the planes.
pit the "Mile High Flying Club," incorporated \\l
"Shay, watcha
there doin' down under' Florida law a ON WEEKEND flights, the
? Stinson has flown members and
this month. Four other
year ago
"We're building a subway," one members are attached to Cecil guests as far north as Tennessee,
of the men responded. south to West and west to
Field, while one is stationed at Key ,
build"How it?long" is it gain' to take to. R1 Green Cove Springs. Jackson, Miss.

THE CLUB was originally During one year of operation,
Three years,, came the an- flying thousand
swer. formed of personnel attached to roughly one

VW-4 and later expanded to include hours, the club boasts an acci-
"Three years (Hie) To
Heck dent-free record.
personnel of other units.
with it, I'll take "
.a .taxi. r Although in actuality the Jai The outfit is composed of half

cy. club is a midget air force, it has enlisted men and half officers.
inebriate were tripping all its Relationship civilians, enlisted -
a purpose own to enable among
along busy streets one of with New York City's "WHOSE PLANES?" The four place Siinion Voyager' ,- military personnel to obtaina men and officers is good

one man slightly undegoing preflight inspection by Lt (jq) Charles Allen. J. T. private license, and licensed reports Lt (jg) Robert Hampton,
in front of the other. Spicer, ATAN, and E. B. Jahncke, AEI3, (above) and two- pilots to maintain proficiency in president. "Rank has no place in
The man in back place Piper Cub shown below on the airport taxi strip,
suddenly are club have
our just
we good
flying. In a nutshell, it's to pro- ; a
owned the "Mile
dropped into a subway entrance by High Flying Clubcomposed of 25 Nary-
unknown to his friend. men in the Jax area. Incorporated by'Florida law last year, the mote civil flying. I group of men working together,
other the club enables military personnel to obtain a private license at Each of the 25 members is a "he says.

he man turned to his partner, minimum cost to the student. Aircraft are based at Herlong Field, stockholder in the club, which I LT ($Jg) MARVIN Poden assists -

sence.was concerned about his ab- a civilian..., 'airport near Cecil Field. ,, owns two aircraft, both based at Lt (jg) Hampton as vice
: :<< :':
Herlong Field, a city airport on president, while Lt (jg) Robert
Finally, after struggling alone '. i Normandy boulevard. Shares are Crowell is treasurer. Enlistedmen

for several blocks the man no- : :i .' : ,; sold to other personnel when a serving as club officers are .
ticed his
fellow pinker come up : member is transferred or dis- J, T. Spicer, ATAN, Operations,
out of the
ground. charged. and A. L. Corbin, AE2, Main-
"Where you been?" the first r FOR INSTRUCTION purposes, tenance.

man asked."Been c > they have a two-place Piper Cub.A Long-range planning possibly-
i iI
in some guy's front second plane, a four-place Includes purchasing a third air-

room. And boy, does he have a Stinson Voyager, is larger than plane, the president commented.

set of trains." the Cub, and is primarily used As to the name, Mile HighFlying

for "cross-country" flights. Club, the official remarked -

Henry took sick and was rush- i While the Cub cruises at an "Oh, that's about as high as

ed to the hospital Next day, his estimated speed of 80 m.p.h., the we usually fly!"

boss called on him. Stinson flies up to 100 m.p.h. and

"Now Henry,don't at a height of between two and
worry abouta
three thousand feet. Both planeswere Clements
thing. The men in the office Capt.
are going to pitch in and do your purchased locally when the

,work 'as soon as we can figureout club was organized last July. $ New Assistant
Whereas majority oi member
what it is you've been doing."
are student aviators, five hol<:
O & R Officer
Housewife: "I can't serve as a a private license and three hoi ,

juror, your honor. One look at the commercial license. Two qualified Reporting to NAS Jax June

that man convinces me he is flight instructors are alsoon 26 was Capt. Robert Clements,
guilty." r the roll, who are active i in who has assumed responsibilitiesas

training student pilots. Assistant Overhaul and Repair
Judge "Sh-h-h. -
Thafs the dis-
trict attorney." many civilian Officer, relieving Capt.James
clubs, and some military clubs A. Smith.

throughout the country operating Capt. Clements was commis-
I CPO Notes I I Summertime' similar to the Jax-based unit, but sioned in 1940 after attending

this is one of the few units which, the Naval Academy. His first duty

The special besides flying, also maintains and after aboard
dance for August Full Of Health Hazards commissioning was
will be a "Hobo Dance" slated repairs its own aircraft. A rated the USS Pennsylvania, in the r

for August 19 at 2030. "The good old'summertime" may be a time of romance aircraft and engine mechanic is Communications DepartmentHe ,.:

That's the same date as the and fun, but it's also a time of increased hazards to health among the members, who super- later attended Flight Training -

VIP Luncheon. Roast turkey is for the unwary. vises maintenance work. School at Pensacola, then was
health, just as it is in other Generally referred to as a mili-
on the for
menu that affair. Swimming and boating accidents transferred to NAS Daytona as
Two bands are now playing at and tunes of the year. Frequent washing tary club, all but two membersare tudent-instructor. His next duty
are more numerous
and bathing help to prevent Navy personnel Only civil-
the was executive officer of VF-11
Club The Melodaires play insects, soil-borne bacteria and
introduction of parasites bacteria ians accepted as members are
aboard the USS Hornet from
Friday and in
Saturday nights.Jim- poisonous plants are more
that cling to perspiring directly connected with the mill
my Geiger and his band are evidence than at other times of November, 1943 to February, 1945.
skin. tary, as are the two current ones, Other duties have included
spotlighted the
Wednesdays from
2030 to 2330.Appearing. HEALTH year. officials note that CAREFUL preparation and'handling both representatives of Lockheed Superintendent I of the AML at]

\ of picnic foods will pre- Aircraft. NAMC, Philadelphia; Planning!
improperly prepared or unre-
Sunday nights is vent dangers in that field. We Besides the original investment,
foods Officer at O&R, NAS Jax; Pro-
Arch Leslie rigerated picnic cause more
and his
band, going should avoid excessive exertion which purchased stock in the organization -
Officer in the Airboi
under the name of The Pastels. illness in summer. Children tendto gram
i and much tender members pay monthlydues
too sun on Equipment Division of BuAer
wander farther afield, getting
for maintenance.
skin., I
into things with which they are and Assistant Director of th

unfamiliar. Drink plenty of liquids, but >fA'A
DEBRA Contaminating substances havea over-indulgence in iced drinksis He reported here from Bristo

Although its sudden, vicious tendency to stick to perspiring unwise. Don't overeat, but do Tenn., where he was a Burea

attack was confined to the skin, and scratches are more eat plenty of fruits, salads and of Aeronautics representative."Since .
vegetables. Shy from the I've been here before,"
middle Texas ooast and sur- common, allowing conditions suchas away
heat-producing foods, especiallyfats commented Capt. Clements, "II
rounding areas,hurricane Debra infections of the skin, ring-
packing winds as high as worm, hookworm or creeping starches and heavy pastries. knew what I was coming to, and

105 m.p.h., made its presence eruption to attack the playing When extremely overheatedand requested such assignment. We'

felt in a different way at NAS child or the gardening parent. prespiration is excessive, happy to be assigned to Jackson
Cleanliness is the key to better I use a little more salt on food. ville."

Jax.A However, avoid indiscriminateand
giant Super Constellationfrom
VW-4, the famed Hurri- What They're Saying excessive use of salt for all NAVY'S FIRST AIRPLANE

cane Hunters squadron, took "We cannot have a peaceful forms of heat sickness. The Navy received its

off from ''here last Thursdayat world until, every nation is peaceful SALT TABLETS are not gen aircraft on May 18, 1910. 'lb

0400 to investigate a sus- ; a nation will not be peaceful erally required by office workers plane, designated A-i was ordered -

picious area in the Gulf of I until every man, woman and but rather by workers who from Glenn Curtiss, '
Mexico. i child in it makes peace with engage in hard manual labor and cost $5,500. It was believed

This area of unrest provedthe himself; and the individual can who work in high temperatures.All plane could exceed 40, miles
not find peace until he acceptsGod's individuals whose salt intake r.G rLy y i. hour.
spawning ground of Debra. .
The 'Cane Hunters kept watchon challenge to follow his has at any time been YIWH'i 4iIi44.YNncavm: _AOGYRKrRVW/AY.,YMVGiWOlR:
doctrine of unselfishness." -WQ* restricted by their physician NEW ASST. O&R Offices My wife is sure tempera
the storm until it whipped is Capt. R. E. Clements who '
bel' M. Brucker, of tbi should not take salt tablets and
ashore Friday night. Secretary or reported here from Bristol. tal-30% temper 70%

Limy. salt solution. Tenn. la June. tal.r. .


.. .. .. ........ ..-. --' -' .. .. -......---,.,._-' '- _.. ........ ', Iip' '> .- .1-- J- I .

. :4 JAX AIR 'S't' 30 :1959

Admiral Pirie Proclaims ___ :: - -'-

Soviets Offer Challenge 11

On Three Big FrontsThe

challenge of Soviet power is a global one and is More places of interest to off-

based on a triple threat: military, economic and subversive, duty servicemen and women in

declared Vice Adm. Robert B., Pirie, Deputy Chief of Naval the Jacksonville area:

Operations for Air, in his address Saturday at the banquet Shuffleboard Courts available

highlighting the WAVES' 17th ann al reunion_ u_____ _held____ In__ ._Tav_.. at various city playgroundsin
the past weekend. Jacksonville and Jax Beach.

Alerting the audience of 300 economic order of battle," he Phone EL 4-8331, or visit City

WAVES and Navy and civic stated. '"Krushchev explained it ? Recreation Dept., 1245 E. Adams

dignitaries i the Soviet menace, in these words, "The economic k NF 4 St., across from Gator Bowl, for

Admiral Pirie proclaimed con- might of the Soviet Union is more information.

tinuance of the struggle for free- based on the priority growth of Softball League doubleheaders -

dom without let-up. heavy industry; this should insure at following parks through

"WE ARE CONFRONTED, with Soviet victory in peaceful August:Lackawannaw Lenox and

forces which threaten directly the economic competition with thQ Day Aves.; Brentwood, West 23rd

freedom of our beloved countryas capitalist. oU ltries. Developmentof and Boulevard; Glen ,Mrra East

well as that of the rest of our the Soviet economic might Ninth and Tilden Sts.; Murray

friends and allies," he averred. will give Communism, the decisive Hill, Dancy and Kingsbury Sts.,
edge in the international st. Nicholas, Spring Park
The Admiral contended thattoday's I LYt .
I balance _of pow r" v.; 7: Yn4; k.7C; Rd, off Atlantic Blvd.

ll international menace comes from efforts -I IN DENOUNCING the subversive _,, ., _...., .. .,.,,,, ,,., ,. .. ,, .,.,. .,i Stamp, Clubs Jacksoxrrillt: )
communismto :::>:<<": \>> ;: :>w+:.N:+>";'> <':<<"':>"'''' : >'''<'<"" "'':'''''''''''''';''''''''H .ww..wm.w.y.;
establish an imperialistic part of'' the Soviet threat, TIt_ i_T ALE ATE.CAKEl feipt. Wlnif&fd' Quiet: ; Direcior Stamp Club meets second Wed-
thorughout the order the Admiral emphasized that the .T one oi the prbmUieni rlillori |o. last weekend's nesday \of each month at 2000 at
that world andemphasized Soviet policy of economic: pene- N4fonaIWa'eI Reunion at lb. Rbberi Met er Hotel hi down- Seminole Hotel. Robert Tendell

the Soviet goalis tration goes hand in hand with torn Jal: r to cut massive birthday cake at EL. 4-4149,
to win the minds of all Sdtda. 's JdOhiprep Ihi was address
peo- their world wide ( of, high an by Swimming Four municipal
ple, to subjugate, Individual will campaign of Vice Adm Piri i epdf f Naral op ra.
and crush free thought. subversion. This campaign, be lion' (Air). Admiral Pirie's speech is PUbUiHJ iii part on this pools, 25 cents for adults and.ten
explained, Includes both political page. cents for children. Located at
In commenting on military aspects operations and psychological war- Lackawannas Lenox and Day

of the triple threat, the Aves.; Springfield. Sixth and
Admiral maintained that the fare.As
to political Boulevard; Sotthslde HendricksAve.
operations, the
threat is very significant."To Admiral said "When the Fifth and LaSalle St.; Jefferson

promote their objectives the Column appeared in countries Pool Jefferson and Fourth Sts.
Soviet leaders have determined, after WWII, active Communist < Also, YMCA Pool, 221 Riverside

cost what it may, to develop a parties were established and Ave., and Good Shepherd Pool
military establishment which can 1 Park and Stockton Sts.
I unsuspecting people found themselves
be used like -
a club over the Beaches Fine ocean swim-
trapped in
a relentless
heads of free government," he mesh before they realized what ming at Jacksonville Atlantic
the Soviet goals really were and Neptune Beaches all located
"The USSR military effort today In other cases, Communist-in- east of town at terminus of High-

as a proportion of their econ spired movements were submer- ways 90 and DO.

omic and productive capacity, is ged in other political parties and ToursSecure folder at Tour-.

greater than that of any natiofi organizations without members 1st and Convention Bureau at

in the world. Their continuous us" realizing it until almost too late. .f Hemming Park in downtown Jax;

diversion of economic resources there are many places of historic
to military support is without used SECOND TYPE of subversion 1 and scenic interest around town
by Communists it "
parallel in peacetime history." bblrited out ii wax ; Water Sports Trout Hirer
he1 _declared. I fare. war Ski Club, EX 8-1511.
This form of non-military ..
THE DEPUTY CNO asserted t conquest; is iri a cense, the Admiral ?: Zoo Located between Trout
tliat i .' \0" River and Hecksher Dtive east
"to counter this problem,, remarked, what might be >
bur Armed Forces must be called of Main St. Open 1500-1730 weekdays
prepared "reverse psychotherapy.."

ing blow to deal if the Soviets a crush "A psychMist* ifjes io calm tt I .. :: ;"r and ,holidays.and 0800-1900 weekends
they should *
sneak nuclear attack attempta againstus. fears and !Help t the patient ar- : y.'''' .'>;,.....w.., '. -....- -.-..-.."............ y: Tennis Free tennis at River

They might try this with the raHjgs,A }pjeaic6treaty with him- THEY CAME IN WAVES! From distant; places Waves side Sou I h II d e. Springfield
idea of eliminating self. Psychological warfare: seeks, and ex'.Waret: flocked,to Jacksonville lad weekend: to celebrate Boulevard and Larilla Courts; all
bwer. Our our, military 6n the contrary, to increase fear, the |7tH anniiaV reunion.. Two QnyJ t10d.goen front Great day, day at Bobne Park
retaliatory forces, or to exploit t tensions{ to induce Lakes, 111. Training Center are greeted by Jax officers. Lt Jane every ; .
national nuclear deterrent forces neurotic behavior and Zilin, (left) NAS Jax Communications, and Lcdr. Frances Mon.-W d.-Fn.. 1500-2200; Tues.-
as they are sometimes called, to drivean BbWdle;'lrlght( ) ofL' the Hospital From Great Lakes are JoanLangfeldi Thurs., MOO-HOtf and 1500-2200;
must, therefore, be powerful as enemy nation to the pointof SA. (iecond from lath and Shirley Bait, SA. BoOne P a1 r k (by' reservation)

well as immune to sneak attack. losing touch with reality weekdays, lTOO-2200; Saturdays,

What is more, the Soviets must fare The gambit Russian psychological war- Leadership Theme Can Earn 0900-1200 and 1400-1800; Sundays ,
parlays neurosis into
they can do. This is schizophrenia ..0900-1800.

deterrence." Earlier in his he asserted. Writer's :Big Cash Prizes I
He went on to say "We must address, the Admiral TIDE TABLE I
not forget that over 70% of the the WAVES for HIGH LOW
their devotion to duty and fine Leadership is the theme for
earth's surface is covered by Outline Award program that carries AM PM AM PM
accomplishments two for writersto
during their 17
Water. The great majority of mJca1 a closing date of Dec. 31, Fri. 4:30: 5:05: 10:3311:22: :
years "working side by side for
with qualify awards ranging
or potentially critical 1959. Sat. 5:25 5:52 11:19
spots : : : -
some our saltiest sailors from td
in $1000 $8000.
Jn the world border, on the s'eas. THIS IS in addition to. the Sun. 6:10 6:35: i2:06: 12:04:
jobs that previously ,had been The 1 Fund for Adult Education ,
We forget either, that the speech and article award
United States considered( the domain of the has announced through a Defense prgram o-
is essentially a male.. :Department memorandum BookWWII announced in a previous I
maritime a
nation dependent upon Defense Department memoran :BARTU Outfit
our sea lines of communications dum.

'with. other free nations for Started Here
economic The Book Outline Award will

growth. Korean Bonuses! be based on the subject "E xe Commissio'ning
"THUS A VITAL part of our cutive Leadership in the United were

Mitary strength, we must bee Legal In Some States States." It will encompass positions held this week as BARTU-742
to became an official unit attached
insure the day-to-day from which decisions and

glom of the seas and, if re- Many states ,have passed 1 law's giving{ bonuses to bona actions have public consequence.There to NARTU Jax.
As a Reserve unit, BARTU-742
'Ii we' must be able to con- fide residents of those states who ar'e either WWII or Korean will be six $1000 awards '
trq<'ihe will train officers for war-time
seas. veteran. that could lead to one or more responsibilities
s such as representatives -
In Mime we must be able to Following are states with such laws in effect, along with commissions of $8000 each for of BuAer, Engineers,
strike for for bonus. development of outlines into
our enemies from the deadline appyling Aircraft Designers and Maintenance -
'b and 'forces World War II book-length essays. '
*?**Wisely weapons / New York ... ....". ... .......No deadline. THE PROGRAM Engineers for Naval Aircraft -
to the prevailing already in c1feet
situation* Vermont No deadline. was last Dec. .31. will award $1000 each for This makes the second BARTU
JVSPEKiNG-* the Korean Conffitf the three best speeches or articles

of\ ecpnomicA t fqwa .,.....,....................... Dec 31, i i960Alttiachuietts on public leadership.A outfit now training with the local
% iSovI5tri2th2at'? .................... No deadline. Air Reserve Unit. A total of 46
\ : ... copy of the speech or articleand officers are authorized fill
Were 4 Montana ... ." ..... Final details notMt., to allowance -
very'ri' ve indeed, and Worth Dakota ...... .......".... Fb. 15(. .?60. description: of the occasion of the two BARTUs.
COUld( strike it bur way of life etfrl .. r-y-n deadline' Iii which it was delivered should Commanding officer of B l TU-
ina Painful way. W yin 1r..,:.. DIne wit Jufve 30.Connecticut fce sen totthe.Office of Inform- 742; the i7tfi NARTU Jai iQhad-
':TV-a : Minnesota, Ohio and Rhode Island havefbWl {loin, Th'e' Fund for Adult Education ro'ri is Cdmdf. Louis Jr.
PrOCeedings of ; Citr'trii ,
2ls{ the recentnlpress \bonus lawS but the deadline for applying Is now '
party co. I aId* ,. out du ;i,,,. 0 Bfoomjngdale. Road, Witt Comdr. C. tt. Smith In, executive -
Plains ...
hai t
We fight call the Soviet ....... ... White ,;n.I.; officer.. .

30 July 1959 JAX AIR N5WS Pig* 5

4 "

DD Quota Employee CeilingIs jJ+1-,

Removed 4} u'
sjiiT _

The ,Senate Appropriations r
Committee has voted to remove
the restrictive ceiling on the
number of white-collar civilian
employees who can be employedby ) 4 hJi 1 I

the Defense Department.
Number of classified workers iNL
who could be employed by the With
Defense Department been \

restricted to 457,000.
Removal of the ceiling gives

the defense agencies more lee- I v Members 'of Navy. Civilian{
way in assigning classified work- Al Toastmasters Club should be exerts -
ers and more Job security to the > on nuclear explosions{ after
employees, it was pointed out. t tearing arguments pro and con
The Senate unit also went on "Should Nuc niB
along! *!1tli the House iri imposing ; e Banned In Peacetime?" at
ti brie i percent c4l! lii funds Tuesday night's session.

fbF.clviilfti jobs> !iii Army, Navy .. .. .. .Arguing\ .affirmative were John
at1 Air I'bfce.itId : .;>tiftts> \TE' PAtNTr.>> A. W. Hofmeiiter. NAS J XOfilf Will, Gordon. King and Aubrey
Tii VS 8 f ffi a ii bUl{ !1 1i JULY StticfflS 2j Dept Croamrrnktij (left) demonstrate application of a Jilvey, while taking the .nega-
i ftUi) t wiiMm IH iti flUoretceni.orngt feaipi.oi* M HSS helicopter to delegate from ive viewpoint were Junior Teske
O&Rt throughout. th.. .>Navy In attendance at a, nationwide
Defense Department; a minor reduction EXPIRE SOON jfainf roaeiac.( ; week. ,Primary coating of paint U of ftwhile Marvin, ,, ,Blumberg and Dick
that could be easily bate : acrylic; otJacquer<< tubstfcnce,, Process was employed bTNJVtJ Jaber. The negative ,crew, was
sticker bf '
achieved through attrition, It was July prl fbr first time five forOpetatlon debate
= O&H ,ih? years ago on planet voted winner of the big
atelyfcwHed1Vehicles;; Urfteh
said. Deep Freeae.Nationwide.
aboard N avat i Air Station! i in ,a close decision.
w.ill! l exPire t tomorrow (Fri Judging were nave Moomaw, ,

Capt. McCurdy day), Meet Held Ken Scales and Andy PJan '.
The Vehicle Registration Of- Moderator and toastmaster was

Leaves Center fice persons at the witH Main such Gate date reminds stickers Here. On Paint ProcessSome Bill Handling Clcarman table, topics.In with .Les Cotriee
-- -
Medical PostCapt. to renew them today or 1I I 1- 90 Navy; Air Force and 1 I a change of pace, individual
tomorrow to avoid confusion Coast Guard personnel and developments in aircraft coatings. criticism was abandoned in placeof
Jack McCurdy, Senior Monday morning. civilian contracting Capt. Thomas B. Haley, NAS speech evaluation by Walt
Medical Officer representatives Jax O & R Officer, said, "We
at NATTCenter Vehicles with July decals attended a five-day Stanul and team evaluation by
for the past six years, has orders will not be able to enter the nation-wide conference here are fortunate to have on the Sta- E. K. McIlrath and Max Suter.A .
for new duty at NAS Pensacola. base after 2400, July 31 last week. tion expert authorities in the total of 22 members were on

Capt. McCurdy, a 1941 graduate Documents required for renewal According to Walter Morris, field of aircraft painting. BuAer hand for the non-dinner meeting.

of Tulane, is due to report to are valid insurance Coordinator, NAS Jax O&R De- has accepted our painting pro- Members are looking eagerly
Pensacola August 5. policy (10-20-5), current state to next week's meeting at Karl
partment was host to the first cesses and was anxious for other
A Pacific veteran of WWII, registration identification card itelenthal's. Wives and ladles i
and such conference
only con-
O&Rs to observe these proced-
Capt. McCurdy; then,a lieutenant or current i driver's with
badge and ducted by the Navy on the sub- have been invited, surprises
surgeon with Fleet Marines, was license. ures." galore) oh lap for v ryone. Bill
'ject of aircraft painting.
,. ....
sole survivor of,an invasion craft Grove, popular WJXT News
demolished by the enemy. MAlrt SUBJECT discussed durIng Director will present (discussion
Despite serious leg, ann and Midway Television the session was a hot lacquer t I bn "Television Technique." The
head, wounds, ,he continued a- process developed by Mbrris at r 'fneetlflg will start tit 7 p.m., J intd -
shore and administered aid and NAS Jax six years ago. This es- S i 4t'}.YWy..:
normal l 3d
il bf the 6
: -
Station Is Oddity open
treatment to wounded Marines. I ; tahUshnieht, t is the bnly O&R
Winner of the Navy Cross for in the Navy using this procedure. ing.
this action 1 Man Can Run it Speakers included
,Capt. McCurdy is S. Kaplain,
one of only tour,mcdicaJ) officers TH& Pacific!\ outpost{ bi l Midway BuAer representative in Washington 1'aice" Y m
. now on active duty who hold that ( and \ Falkowitr, of Naval /
Island. t is cheerier! spot
high! award. thatI! STAR t Simplified Television Air phia.Material Chairman Center was Frank at Philadel Huber 1N4w Car( With

Anq Radio in operation.
Supervisor Assh-: v The s station, built py Armed of BuAer. Credit Union
Forces Radio and TV Service DISCUSSED the first couple
National President days were various for I A Credit Union financed new
engineers* is only three and one- reasons ,
and evaluation of, acrylic paint- car can save you money.
half feet by two feet in size and
Visits Air Station can{ be operated by one man. ing processes, need for uniform Sample figures reveal that, on
The president of the National Its two 16 mm. projectors, 35 requirements in preparing magnesium financing of $1,800 fbr BO months,
Association of Supervisors has mm. slide projector and live and aluminum surfaces, Yr. you will pay $250'total interestIf
i just completed a week's visit shows all are shown through one and difficulties reported by other purchasing a car through a
aboard. the Naval Air Station. vidicon camera. O&R Departments.Tours bank and would pay $270 througha

John Garner, in his second The unit, which can put out a were conducted through car dealer.
term as president of the associa- signal over a five-mile radius; NAS Jax O&R paint shops, where .Fr. The Credit Union, however, by
tion, was here for the O&R Paint also includes a dolly vidicon cam conferees observed painting and charging interest at % of one per
Symposium and was not connected era for angle and close-up shots. mixing procedures of primers and cent on the balance, would finance -
with the association. The station can also be used for application of primers to aircraft. the same car for a total of

Garner did meet with the radio broadcasting. Fluorescent painting procedure only $232.50.The .
Board of Directors of Local 11 were a so demonstrated.: Included Credit Union can financeup
while here, though, and was Tin Jed; up on that," cried the In tisctisslon: were rea- to two-thirds of the purchase
{Heir 1 guest at a dinner party. baby, pointing to the high chair. sons for fidbUrescent{ { finishes, price and can finance tip to 30
i great I& iitillzailbn" bf paints and months with monthly payments
changes aria difficulties encoun-. ') r Hr arranged to include interest and

I Chow I terg' lHUffcfrf.| |.ji; fiting. savings payments.Life .
: Octopusburgers ON WEDfcfcSD'AY, relegates and total disability insur-
observed appllca'tlbn' : 0 ance is provided on your loan, at.
Washington (AFPS) Army,cooks who dabble l in iuch delicacies lacquers'{ bri ilfcraft at O ,& RshoDS.&ere no additional cost.
as octopusburgers or filet Of octopi claim their serviceman
:liners t love them. discussed advantages When you pick. out the new
When Sgt. James Williams of Ft Lewis,. Wash.,.caught a 150- equipment and savings car you want tell the dealer you
Tacoma's Point it .the involved. wish to have Credit Union fi
pound octopus off Departure, hp,put on ,menu. .
He tried it on 10 messhall volunteers, reports. United. Press International Stripping of aircraft, paint removing f9 (;r7Yy% 4qy7r ; nancing. Obtain a copy of Bill of
I LIKE techniques and cleaning Sale from the dealer anc.'present
t 1k'- )' Ya{ I p/ F ,Et and brightening procedures were it to the Credit Union office.
I CRS tN O 1 Y particularly emphasized Thurs- Arrange for insurance with the

day and Friday.ITS company of your choice. When
I II IMPORTANCE was to con- approved, a check will be issuedto
I t J'ii .. sider possible effects of introducing 4 t y r. you and the dealer.
I ... "rp$ new coating materials, suchas
-,-_-.. .".....
as well as some friends and his own family. Everybodyeajo epoxy resins and polyure- READY TO FLY Pretty Freshman: "Could you give mea
ed except his wife.Sgt thanes. Three items were prime Patty Arthur, Miss N ART U kiss?""
Williams found? the c. men also like; leftover octopus when importance, introduction of hot Jax of 1959, believes in being Coed; "I could, but I don'lthink
;phdpped, mixed with steamed rice,,.fried di4{ served ,with soy sauce. spray methods and equipment: comfortable when going,to fly. it would be quite right.
sgt. Ba tty Falrfdx bf Seattle, )Wa>h. favors' octopilsburgers that ni application and maintenance The local beauty claims her. Freshman"Well, do your
grbiind octdpL Or just eat the flesh raw, he says, explaining it I aiii& is riucH cooler thai regnlaiion "
fluorescent, and I'm not pertecti
"tastes better thin shrimp Of lobster.." i coatings, recent flight rate. a


8 JAX AIR NEWS 30 July 1959

Total Airways Control I

looms As Possibility \r'r: : :

When Jean Jacques Pilatre de Rozier rose above the roof- .,.LLIWI !
tops of Paris in a balloon in 1783 and faced the choice of e

letting his balloon catch fire or crash, the problem of safe t r y
movement in the air had its beginning. g>
With advent of the Jet age, iZk.
popularization of personal air- -sponsored development of radar
i has brought about possible centralization -
craft and the tremendous expan- + A0 r

sion of commercial airlines, keep of air traffic control '<
ing aircraft from colliding into With the availability of long- !
tall buildings, sides of hills and range and precision radars, the

mostly into one another has dangers involved in over-lap-

developed into a complex science ping air space and weather

j called Air Traffic Control. changes can be non-existent

FOR MANY years pilots flying RADAR CENTERS, such as the t c 'S

Instrument Flight Rules have one which is soon-to-be com-

been required to file complete missioned at NAS Jax, are the :'I '

flight plans which are recorded keys to full traffic control in

f and cleared or corrected by the which any aircraft flying a prescribed -
Traffic Control Center. route would never be ''} .:' b*' ';b,$}}v?{,"
But control over planes flying out of sight of. an air control t 4 k{}... .?.y:,..: '.',...,;./,r{F:Y.,;.{ ,: : '
;: ;:.Y:;; yp.:
V.F.R. Visual unit. Zf} ,.', :", ,as" {i},
( Flight Rules) is ]:;} v.:4'}}}{}
'": > '%i! :Jr;::.$ :;;Yt%:;:;#?::

cases considerably non-existent.less, arid in many; made Science air traffic and technology control possible have, B_ w. yq ,._"" ., ",.,.y..".... mq..q_;}._', __ '-_._.:. .. _____ T. ._ .. iA'i..fn...'..'........+_ui1--.:9-- .... ...._-

The fact that but money will determine if this ELECTRONIC MARVEL ALMOST READY What may
overwhelming look like a page out of a science-fiction book is actually the
majority; of air accidents occur possibility is made into reality. multi-million dollar Radar Air Traffic Control Center under construction I ClassifiedFor I

during times of maximum visibi- The Jax Radar Air Traffic Control now near the Operations Building. Rear and side banks

lity supports the belief that Center is one of two giant will house PPI scopes or Plan Position Indicators (as shown) Rent
as well as precision and long range radars. RATTCenter, expected -
safety in the air depends largely centers under construction now, Clean, comfortable turn apt.
to be commissioned late this year will be a giant radar
upon knowing where aircraft are while five others are already and communications complex when completed capable of handl- gas and elec incl in rent. 204

flying, where they are going, and operational. But the time nec- ing twice as many aircraft-twice as safely River Road. Orange Park. H. L.

where they will land. essary for building componentsof Andrews.

EFFORTS to coordinate this such a center, actual construction Working woman wants to
I VA Answers ProvidedTo
information have been advocatedby II costs, plus the trainingof share home, private bath and

Congressional committees, personnel are' weighty con- kit priv. 1837 Cassat Avenue
veteran flyers and President-ap- siderations. Veterans' QueriesHere (Lakeshore) EV 4-2186. .

pointed boards since WWII when HOWEVER, utilizing the new 3-Bdrm unfurn hse. Built-in

improved navigational aids made precision .radar and the specta- are authoritative an- I I stove and oven..Key to see house

all-weather flying a practical cular 200-mile long range radar, swers from the Veterans Ad- extra charge may be made byGI may be obtained form Mrs. Alexander -
reality and the air lenders when payments are the street. 2111 4th
space over- and continuous instantaneous ministration to questions of across
head began filling up with planes. communication with all planes, interest from exservicemenand late. St. Neptune Beach, Florida.

Since last August and the .it is, clearly conceivable that a their families : Q. A neighbor of ours, widowof 3-Bdrm 2 bath hse. Fla. rm.
creation of the 4 a war veteran who died of a
Federal Aviation Hills shopping cen-
pattern of near Cedar
strategically located Q. Is there a grace period for
Agency, a service-connected cause, has a Blvd. SP 1-1540.
muchstrengthenedoutgrowth Wilson
radar control centers could ter. 6444
ulti- )late payments of installments on
of the Civil Aeronautics 15-year-old son with a physical hse. Danish Mod-
mately exercise total control of GI Loans? 2-Bdrm furn
Administration, the move the airways. impairment. Would this boy have ern furniture, Wall to wall carpeting .
toward A. NO. VETERANS should to wait until age 18 to start training -
unifying air
traffic con- elec kit and washer. 5028
All this is .
very far, indeed, make their GI Loan payments on
trol has been directed at gradu under the War Orphans Ed- Ave. EV 7-1030.
ally from the first heroic night mall] or before date they are due. An ucation Program? Palmer
assuming responsibility for flight.In 1921 from North 2 and 3 rm furn apt., $50 &
'the safety of both Platte, A. NO. RECENT changes in
military and incl elec. 2037 Her-
Nebraska to $55 per mo
civilian air traffic.A Chicago when pilot Marine Wives MeetingThe the law now make it possible for schel'St. EV 7-3842 or EV 9-8176
small Jack Knight was guided by bon- Marine Career Wives Club physically-handicapped children
measure of the FAA after 1700.
program which includes reorgan- fires, red flares, an automobileroad aboard the Station has scheduleda who are otherwise eligible to begin For Sal
map and legendary luck! meeting next Monday, August
ization of the airways and special types of War Orphans
extensive 3-Bdrm 2 bath hse. 1% car
training programs is underway (Next Week, The GCA Story 3, at the home of Mrs. Loretta training when they reach age 14.I $2,500 equity and GI
The Pilot's Seeing Eye) Muller, 3924 Cambra/ Place. Q. I have garage.
now all over the country a disability I believe mtg. $75 per mo payment. 5111
HERE AT NAS Jax, which also The meeting is set to begin at is traceable to my service in thee Poppy Dr. EV 4-1914 after 1600.
Don't Try To Lift That Piano 2000 and all club members
controls all I.F.R. flight for Cecil ar Armed Forces. Is there any dead- 3-Bdrm 1% bath hse. kit equip.
Field traffic Auntie You Know You're Too urged to be present for an im ability compensation with the
a cqunt of all 600 cash and assume pmts of
Old To Carry A Tune.
flights portant business session. VA?
terminating here
I $76 per mo. Contact Holloway at
July 8 to ----- A. There Is no deadline. You
August 3 Is feeing recorded Galley One or Mrs. Holloway at
for FAA analysis. may apply any time. However, if Ext. 345 after 1430. P.M. 2003

I While certain military flightscan you apply within a year from the Orlean Dr. Normandy Village.

never be subject to a pat- date of your release from service, Miscellaneous
tern of and payments may be back-dated to
Going to NY. in '57 car, leav-
control, the Air Force has already Wfrr your first day as a civilian. If
ing Monday morn, Aug 3 between -
agreed to turn over authority you apply after a year, you may
1000 and Noon.
of its air be paid only from the date your UsingUS
control unitsto
17 to Norfolk, US 13 to N.Y.
the FAA when application was filed.
feasible and
R. Brodeur AO "B" School Call
the other military services can Q. I'M THINKING of using my CO 4-8641.

be expected to make this deci-! right under the Korean GI Bill
sion eventually. to attend college this fall, but am Ride Wanted-From Avondale

''But in truth, only the military not sure of the course of study I section, office hours 0800 to 1630.
should pursue. Can I get help Ext 220/235! Mrs. English.

\ from the VA in choosing the Ride Wanted-From 3100 blockof

right course? Park Street to Bldg 901 office

DivineServices s A. Yes. You can obtain expert hrs 0800 to 1630. Call ext 8104

assistance from the VA in planning Miss Odom.
a course of study under the

Korean GI Bill. The VA will setup 32nd
AF Division
Sunday August 2 L : a session of vocational counseling -

ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL for you, to help determine
you Gets New Leader
"y'-.r i.,_ ;.........'}
X30-Service of Worship. _. scientifically what you do '
'0.:-Sunday School, three- BOW MAKES BOW The 70-ton bow for the nuclear- best. You should make applica 'I Brig. Gen. William H. Wise has
Ye Building poWered cruiser Long Beach gets a public unveiling as it is tion for VA vocational counseling assumed command of the 32nd
lds adults
> through ,
Into for welding. The powerful warship is under
hoisted place
"22; Service of Worship, construction at the Bethlehem Steel Company in Quincy. Mass. early, if you plan to attend school Air Division (SAGE), succeed-
ing Brig. Gen. E. N. Backus
Chap' Beatty. this fall. reassigned -

Service of Worship. I '(Veterans living in or near to Office of Secretary of

1830 *. Teenage Fellowship, Museum Seeking Hawaiian ItemsDo Jacksonville who wish further the Air Force in Washington.The .

Small l have a genuine Hawai- Information about their 679th Aircraft Control and
V*; Senior-High Fellowship you Knowing that service people various i
,\uildmg 722. ian lei or perhaps some unused benefits should write or visit t}
1 *nlted Fellowship of food left over from a Polynesianluau have opportunity of seeing many: VA Office at the Post Of f is several:
of the world the Museumis
Protestalt", Building 722. ? places from Building, 311 West Monroe street the 32nd, is located in Buildings
seeking help
ST, G'AHD'S CHAPEL The Children's Museum of especially or P. O. Box 505, Jacksonville.) I 118 and 912 aboard the Station.
0830 this segment of the population.If II
andQOOSundar\ Mass. Jacksonville is soliciting help items I Gen. Wise was recently com-
or ma
ST.LU\n CHAPEL from the general public In creat- terial you related to any the "People of "How come you didn't laughwhen mander of the Chicago Air De-

If".HoIpta1 ing a major exhibit on the new the chief told that joke" fense Sector and prior to that
083O-Sunda1 Catholic Maw.Service state of Hawaii and its neighboring the Pacific" and would like to "1 didn't have to. I'm being command the 37th Air Divisionat

0930-Protestaat Pacific Islands.. assist phone EL 5-6781. transferred." Truax Field, .




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30 July 1959 JAX AIR NEWS' Page 7

VW4 '(' Joins VP-18

In Winning Keg Titles
} a a
4i Spy --i sr rfi; > -e.-. (

t r L After months of see-saw struggles for league supremacy,
x a championships of the Mainside intramural bowling circuits

have been decided as play ended last week.

VP-18 "A" captured the American -
Team high marks were taken
League title while VW-4
VW-4 "C" which up
by range
; 'C," rushing in from the apron,
of 958 and series of
high game t
: > moved ahead of FAETU "A" for

the National League crown. 2840.
: HIGHEST game of the season
y THE TWO TITLE clubs will
{ wi for an individual, though, was
meet in a playoff to determinethe Hewlett of
recorded by Barry
Mainside overall championwith
w VW-4 "D" who took the ALl
f o& winner going against a NA-
award a
x .. w :.. ... TTCenter All-Star combine for high game
'. VP-18 "A"
; Buzz Gamache of
F s sk S .5 S'S' the All-Station championship.
..S won high individual series with
Special Services ended second 643. His club won the team high
with Communications a surprising and
efforts with a set of 2736
w. 1rSdQooaiv'Arc'.i.vovay.: .;' third in the AL. Place and game of 947.

YOUTHS LEARN SCUBA METHOD Graduating class show positions in the NL were NATIONAL. LEAGUE
In Self Contained Underwater, Breathing Apparatus (SCUBA) grabbed by FAETU "A" and the TEAM W 'I, Pd.VW4 .

gets final instructions from Nary tutors at lad session of the Mad Dogs. "C" ."...."........ 58 14 .806
claw last week at the NATTCtnter Indoor Pool. All teen-agers, FAETU "A" ....."......... 54 18 .750
TheWATER the members of the class belong to the Neptunes Angels Skin The VP-18 combo moved into Med Cogs ..."............. 53 19 .736
Diving Club of Jacksonville. Classes in Scuba diving were con- first place two weeks ago aftera o & R .....'.................. 43 29 .597
ducted Monday and Thursday evenings from 2000 ,to 2200. month's absence while VW4"C Supply liE" ................ 41, 3' .569

," looking tough all season bpt Operetlons ................ 31 35 .51.4
LINESailboat X-3 Dlv. ,..................... 31 35 ..514FAW11
skippers aboard the never quite making the top spot, .................... 36 36 .458
pulled into the fore in the final lucky Strikes ............ 439 .
Station may have observed a new t Ji week of action. NARTU 'a" ................ 32 ....c..
and strikingly shiny sailboat, a ED HALL of ComFair Jax "A" vp.18 "B" ................ 311 0401 .38
Rebel, registered number 1298, i NEWS kF : sF I I individuals with a 180 NARTU "E" ", ..... .. 3H 40k .38
with paced Marine Bks- ........... 3'' 41 .31
a scarlet and gold deck. ,,,", average for AL honors, but Ralph VW-4 "E" .. ....,...,. ... 3'' 41, ..431Fasron
This new boat was procuredby ,I..:.::::.. >;......' + : '#: I Tice of VW-4 "C"s champions led Six ". .......... 30 .2 ..,7
Lt. Col. W. P. Mitchell, com- all rollers with a 187 to win the Com al, J.x "B" ..... 30 .2 ..417VW4 '
manding officer of "8" .. 21 45 .375
Marine Avia- 6ND Tennis Taken NL crown. Galley No. 1 ........... .. 21 45 .375
tion Detachment, from a Marine Pete Dellapenna of the same VAP-62 "8" 23 49 .3'9'
source of surplus Special Services team snared high NL game for AMERICAN lEAGUE

equipment.This NetmenJim the season with a fine 245 effort TEAM W L Pct"VP
By Pensy while Jack Emch of the Mad .'18 "A" .. .....,.. 44. 12 .786
boat will be used mainly Special Services ."..... .0 16 .7''"
to check out Marines in the art Dogs took high series with! a 647. Communications ........ 37 19 .661
of sailing but will be raced as Karrh, Jax Navy's "Don Budge," kept alive his Hospital "A" "". ...... 37 19 .661
frequently as possible with the chances of repeating as an All-Navy doubles champion when ComFelr Ju "A" ...", 35 2'' ..625VW..c
he named to the Sixth Naval District team for play this COMFAIR JAX "A" .. .....- 35 2' .625
Navy Jax Sailing Club in local was Dispensary ",....."......" 281 271 .509
regattas. week in the South Atlantic Regional Tennis Tourney at LISTS TOURNEYSeven A.44. "A" ...."... ...... 33 23 .508
Bainbridge, Md. 1 Disbursing .............."..26 30 .464
K A R R H, MINUS his 1958 will advance to the All-Navy at teams have registered I Oak Le.v.s ................ 25 31 .446
Navy Jax members fared fav- championship doubles partner, Newport, R. I. to date for the annual Corn- VW4 ,"C" "........".... 2" 32 .0429
orably in the Greater Jackson- The Jax Navy coach made it to Fair Jax Softball Tourney VAP-62 "c" .."..........., 213041 ..384FAETIJ
ville Sailing competition from the "Doc" Houk. lost in the doubles the semi-finals in Open Singles "8" ... ............ '12 44.. .2'"
NJSC pier in Mulberry final as he and new partner, Bob competition before slated Aug. 4-14 at NAS Jax. Personnel' .............."".. 11 .5 .'.196W.ves
Cove 'the
Sunday. Tripp of VW-4 dropped a mara- falling at Heading the list of entriesare .....",......" 7 49 .125'
thon match to Pensacola Navy'sGeorge : hands of Barry Glade, 6-4, 6-2, the Cane Hunters of VW-4,

With about 12 knots of wind I I Longshore ,and Dave 97.THE the VA-44 Hornets and VAP- BowArrowRange

from the East a fleet of 13 boats Timberlake, 6-1, 6-3, 3-6, 6-8 and PENSACOLA recquet- 62's Heavy Snappers.Also .
enjoyed competition in two fast 11-9. wielder went on to snare the entered are Fasron

moving races seasoned with five I The veteran Karrh; a journalist crown by defeating his doubles Nine, VU-10, and VF-174 from Opens

protests from alert skippers det- during working hours with partner, Bill Osborn, 6-2, 6-3, NAS Cecil Field, and a squad

ermined to insure these races NARTU Jax, ,and Tripp made a 6-2. Osborn is a former captainof from the USS Roosevelt. Here AgainShades
stay in the calibre intended and the Annapolis varsity.
last-ditch attempt .at victory by Opening game is scheduled
in all respects in accordance with winning the third and fourth sets Phil Torralvo of VA-44 lost in Tuesday at 1000 at an as yet of Sherwood Forest are

North American Yacht Racing and after defeat had stared them in the first round to Memphis unnamed diamond. Severallate again becoming prevalent aboard

individual class rules. .. the face through one-and-a-half Navy's "John Hanson, 6-0, 6-1. entries are expected before the Station' with reopening of the

In the Bantam class, Navy Jax hours of the first two sets. Tripp l lost in the second roundto deadline. I archery course after more thana

boats 572, sailed by Bob McWil- THE FINAL set, taken by Pen- Longshore, 6-2, 6-4. year's absence.K. .

liams of AE "B" School and 573 sacola 11-9, was one of the most C. Marks, a Navy chief and

sailed by Lt Gene Guazzo of exciting of the season at the ardent bow-and-arrow enthusiast -

VW-4, were among the top three. well-equipped Pensy courts and \ t wi: .. is in charge of the course
was witnessed by a large throng. tea; ,, 1S and has his assistants workingto
In Open 'Class, Comdr. C. E. Karrh will team with Long.. ate whip the place into shape.

Rich, skippering the new Marine shore in wearing 6ND colors at 'r
Rebel 1298, tied Herb Elphick in the Regionals. If victorious, they bers of the Jax Navy Freelance
the first race for second place Bowhunters to revitalize the or-

and took third place in the sec- Knoxv'le Ashev'le ganization. Newcomers, including

ond race. f'ryf those with no knowledge of the

In Cruiser Class, Capt. George 1 sport, are also sought.
Luke In "Peter Pan" placed sec- In Opponent Role Special Services has several
ond in both races. Next regattain \ good bows and a bevy of arrows

this series will be held at At Braves' VillaThe for personnel to check out. Instructors -

Fernandina Beach August 2. f.r. are also available.
strong Knoxville Smokies, The cornerof
range, on
Swimming classes being con- in the first division through
Child and Swan Sts. at edge
ducted at Pool 715 by Florida most of this Sally League base- I .of the magazine area, is open
:_Ai rf
Aquatics Inc., will end August ball season, provide oppositionfor daily from 0830 to 1730. ,
24 with final registration beingat the home-standing Jacksonville -
:f- f Special interest in
0800 Monday, August 10. Braves tonight (Thursday) evident in this area due to'the
and tomorrow at the new base- {is
fact the state of Florida contemplating -

Sport Shavings ball park. instituting a hunting
The Smokes will be making season'exclusively for bowmen.A .
Lt. Verle Wright of Ft. Ben- their last regular season appear- i y feature of the Station's rangeare
ning, Ga., who won the prone ances here and lots of exciting targets located in natural

and kneeling matches of the' baseball is promised.The 1'Y settings to give affect of actual

300-meter rifle event at the '58 Asheville Tourists come in !xk game hunting.Pat .

World Shooting Championships, for a three-game stand Saturday .
,, S. _.. ._...
established a record kneelingscore ;; a.ay$ 6----.y---''
through Monday, also the last ALA ROBIN HOOD Members of the Freelance Bow- Callahan of Ft. Denning,
of 385 x 400. regular local showing .this season Ga. and with the Detroit
hunters at NAS'Jax stand ready on the firing line as they prac- rower
Ben Heckscher, of Ft. Meade, for Asheville. tice at the newly reopened archery range aboard the Station. Boat Club, AAU national rowing
Md., recently battled his way to Home games start nightly at It's hoped the range will be a source of encouragement for new- champions for five consecutiveyears
the Rackets with tilts comers interested in the bow-and-arrow sport. Left to right are has been named to the
2000 beginningat
National Squash Sunday ,
Jack Bastelt of AE "A" School K. C. Marks, AE School Dean '
Championship in his fourth attempt 1500. All servicemen will be Atkinson AGO School Charles Jacob, and John Williams, U.S. rowing team for the 59 Pan

at 0 the title. Admitted to games for 60 cents. both of AE "B" School. American Games, In Chicago.




page 8 JAX Am NEWS 30 July 1959

I I Schedule of Special Services Activities and Facilities, July 30-August 51 I

MOVIES Thursday Friday Saturday I Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday

HAS Bid?. 612NATTCenier. 1800-2000 1900 Only 1900 Only 14001900The 1800-2000 1900 Only 1900\Only
That Vertigo Compulsion Journey Bravados 'Mardi Gras Tonka
Naughty Girl .

Bldg. 563 1900 Only 1900 Only 1400-1900 1400-1900 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only
Pier 5, Havana Naughty Girl Vertigo Compulsion The Journey Bravados Mardi Gras

Hospital 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 OnlyNaughty 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 OnlyBravados
Invisible Invaders Pier 5, Havana Girl Vertigo Compulsion The Journey

Bldg. 3NATTCenter 0815-2100 0815-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 0815-2100 0815-2100 0815-2100

Bldg. 563 0930-2100 0930-2100 I 1300-2100 1300-2100 0930-2100 0930-2100 0930-2100
Hospital 0800-1600 0800-1600 closed 1300-1700 0800-1600 0800-1600 0800-1600


WAS, Bldg. 855IfATTCenter. 1000-2100 1000-2100 1000-2100 1400-2100 9 Closed 1000-2100 1000-2100

1600-2200 1600-2200 1300-2300 1300-2300 1600-2200 1600-2200 1600-2200

f Blue Jackets Inn 2000-2400 2000-2345 20002345The 20002345The 1630-2400 1630-2400 2000
Jimmy Geiger Jimmy Geiger Redcoat Redcoats Bingo

EM NATTCenierEMNARTU 1630-2300 1630-2300 1630-2300
1630-2300 1200-2330 1400-2330 1400-2330

1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 Closed Closed 1130-1300
1630-2230 1630-2230 1630-2330 1630-2330 1630-2230
NAS Outdoor Pools 1100-2000 1100-2000 11QO-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

NATTCenter Gym Open .
1300-2100 1300-2100 1000-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100

HAS 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
1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100

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
Fish Camp 0800hr.. 0800hr.. 0800hr.. 0800hr.. 0800-% hr.
Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Closed Closed
Hobby Shop Bldg.89t I 1400-2100 1400-2100 0900-2100 1300-2100 Closed Closed 1400-2100

( Indoor Swimming Bldg.614 1600-2000 1600-2000 1130-2000 1200-2000 1600-2000 1600-2000' 1600-2000

Ii r Petty Officer Examinations 'Pro' Pay For

Scheduled For Next Week 1960 Outlined

(Continued from Page)

(Continued from Page) tions are decentralized, with
examined for advancement to SO, FT, NW, TM, ET, OM, CT, commanding officers determining
pay grades E-8 and E-9, Aug. 4. JO, MA, RM, TE, (RM) CM, MU, which Marines get the extra pay.
Dressed in uniform of the day, BT, EM, 1C,- MM, MR, PM, CE, They are made quarterly,
applicants will muster outside the SV, UT, AG, AQ, AT, GF, PR, whereas the Navy awards pro'
Mainside Mess Hall on the dayto and PT to E-5; and RD, SM, SO, pay oh a yearly basis.

be examined.FOR NW, ET, CT, JO, RM, TE (RM), .. Pro pay advancements for the
THOSE interested in ad- DM, MU, BR, DC, EM, IC, ML, Air Force will be authorized for
vancement opportunities in the MM, MR, PM, BU, CE, SV, SW, 52,266, with 57,600 for the Army
various ratings, BuPers Note 1430 UT, AE, AG, AT and PT to E-6. and 1800 for the Coast Guard in
provides a tabulation. In the second group, opportunities fiscal 1960.Once.
for advancement are good.In .
Although every applicant can- this category it is estimatedthat OUT TO SEA squadron of F3H McDonnell Demons,
not expect immediate promotionafter 35 to 70% of all BM, FT, the Navy's newest all-weather Jet fighter now operational with Enlisted
passing the test, the Bureau the Fleet, is embarked on the carrier Independence for its maiden ,
GM, MN,, IM, CS, DK, PN, DM,
says that 70 to 100% in the QM, BT, DC, EM, EN, ML, MM, MR, voyage. Admiral Ends
OM, CT, JO, MA, RM, SK YN, UT, AC, AD, AE, AK AM, AO, I/Build 2 Marines Girls Ask Navyword I CareerHere's
AQ, ,
PH, HM and DT applicants pass- letter
Washington ( ) -
PT and TD rates ad-
may expect ing the examinations will be pro- Ohio and to anyone. It will be a 'mili another page from the
postmarked Magnolia, ,
vancements to E-4; QM, RD, SM, moted to pay grade E-4; GS, IM, addressed to the Secretary of the tary secret! the letter con- "They Said It Couldn't Be Done"

DK, PN, SK YN, DC, EN, ML, Navy informs him that "two sin- cludes. book.

BORED POOCH SF, BU, SM, SW, AB, AC, AD, gle, very eligible girls" are in the Vice Admiral Alfred M. Pride,
AE, AK, AM, AO, PH, TD and market for a couple of Marines.It Navy Only TemporaryThe recently retired NavAirPac head,
NIPS DIGITS DT to E-5; and GS, OM, MA and is their understanding, they Navy Department was was unique in the modern Navy

(Continued from Page) AM to E-6. say, that "the Marine Corps established by act of Congress the only flag officer ever to
\tervation. F A I R ADVANCEMENT op- builds men. If this is true, we March 27, 1784. serve as an enlisted man. .
portunities presently exist i for were wondering if could Attached to the law however
NAVYMEN are tough in you ,. He was an enlisted machinist
*re ways than one. For five candidates' in the third group. Ten build us a couple, preferably tall. was a provision that the law mate while in the Reserves from
to 35% of the SH, LI, EO, and
',s after what the mischiev- AB applicants will be advancedto handsome, single (of course), would cease should a peace take April 1917 to September 1918. He
Wmutt thought would be a good sense of humor, dis- earned a commission late( that
sweet between United
pay grade E-4; MN and HM to place States
bit taken in fun the animalwas month then
transferred to the
E-5; and PN, SK, BT, EN, SF, position, good health, and, above and the Regency of Algiers.
&ead.Mtal regulars in 1921.
of this 'story mightbe AB, AC, AK, AQ, GF, PR, and all a good personality." It seems the U. S. Navy was I
TD tq E6.Although. If their request receives favor- I Admiral Pride's assignmentswhile
that every dog has his day, formed with the original intentof
on active duty included
but none will be closed, able attention from the Navy
the poor creature didn'tknow merely providing a stopgap such key jobs as WWII comman-
h less than ten percent of success- Secretary, the .letter points out,
It \ sun had set so soon. ful examinees in the SD rate will "complete specifications" will be measure in this nation's fight der tof the carrier Belleau Wood,

the thou might be good to inject be advanced to E-4; BM, GM, forwarded."We with the Barbary pirates. and) in postwar times, commander -
&\ t here that in the
future the CS SII, LI, EO, and SD to E-5; thought since the Marine of Carrier Divisions Two, Six
canine populace
should watch its diet more and BM, QM, FT, GM, MN, TM, Corps is building men, they Chaplain:, I now pronounce and Four.
closely and not try to nip at IM, CS, DK SH, TE (YN), YN, wouldn't mind building a coupleof you man and wife." From December 1953 to Dec-
Navymen. LI, CM, EO, AD, AO, PH, HM, extra for us .if our requestis I New bride: "Fine. Now wheredo ember 1955, Admiral Pride/com-
DT and SD to pay grade E-7. granted, we won't breathe a we go to get the allotment: manded the Seventh,Fleet.