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Long-Awaited 'Hump' Bill Is Sent To ;

President Eisenhower For Signature jk jkThe I{:

._ House and lilt
t + a Senate have 'I.
I r1t both passed the much-awaited, ment on the retired list, withoutpay shall go before a'continuation
"Hump" bill and have sent the that Naval and Marine officers I board which shall either choose
measure to the President for his have gotten if commendedfor them for retirement on at least
signature. duty in combat. This will ,. six-months' notice, with or with-

With the bill in final form, end as of November 1. out the $2000 readjustment pay,

t both Navy and Marine Corps The House compromised with or for continuation.Those .
moved at once to put it into the upper body in settling for
continued could still
: S'S effect. the $2000 flat rate for Involuntary
4 Officers forced to retire early retirement of officers. It possibly go up to captain or colonel i

4.Y will get a flat $2000 separation had wanted two-months' pay for ; otherwise they would retire

av: :
: .gat
bonus. But the two services, along each year lost from normal retirement on the present 26 years.
with the Coast Guard, lose points
their historic "tombstone" pro- The bill provides that all com A1 complete resume on feature

$ motions. manders and lieutenant colonels of the Hump bill will be-publish '

This is the one-grade advance- twice passed over for promotion ed next week., (Ed. Note). .

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TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION Undergoing specialized
training disassembly of furbon-wheel of J-34 WE-34 jet engine -
at NAS Jax O&R Aeronautical Engineering Department
is a representative of the Royal Australian Air Force. Investigating
technical aspects of the engine 11, from left, Bennie I
Binkley, ADI Lt (jg) Mitchell Burchfield. Shops Division Officer i
of the department, and Flt/Lt Walter Smith, Aeronautical
Engineering Officer, RAAF Base Richmond New South Wales VoL 17 No. 22 U.S.NA.S. Jacksonville, Florida 6 August 1959



Jax Aeronautical Engineering Department this I

week is playing host,to a commissioned officer in the first of In OffHours"Study
several groups of Royal Australian Air Force personnel inthis
country to observe instruction of P2V aircraft jet engines. to show thyself ap

proved "
Flt/Lt. Walter Smith, who arrived placement. Some 25 sailors of NARTUand
here July, 26, will depart STATIONED at Royal Australian VW-4 find themselves doing
Air Force Base Richmond
Saturday for Alameda. From that of
by studying
just ,
New South Wales, where he is
there he will proceed to LOCk- their own accord.
heed Aircraft at Ontario, Calif. Aeronautical Engineering Officer, THESE enlisted men enrolled
he plans to return before Christ-
THE AUSTRALIAN govern- two months ago In two of the
merit, haying contracted with mas. Station's first off-duty education
Lockheed for installation of jet"pods" "I think the spirit of coopera- classes, offering classroom Instruction
; in f V'aircraft, i. sendinga tion and lmparUna..of.-technlcal ? in basic and advanced
frr ;; t-;
complete 'contingent of aircraft I knowledge in respect to my investigation algebra on high school level.
personnel from Australia, arriving is really' wonderful, : : 11
..._.. After attending two classes per
in several groups. Enlisted and all that could be desired, he. we e KH VU-"*v 'V&'dftv*'; w ) wtel'> vM vMv BBHHBBeflOBBBVwnB7VVB'MVLEARNING
week since June 9 students of
. personnel composing the first remarked. ALGEBRA Algebraic equations are being
solved by Navy personnel comprising a class in advanced alge- both classes are preparing to
group are currently in California. bra which meets twice '
weekly at NARTU'c Air Technical TrainIng take end-of-course exams' this
Purpose of the visit of Flt/Lt Safest Building, one of the first USAFI classroom courses held at month.
Smith's group to America is to Flight NAS Jax. Shown in study are, left to right Kenneth McNutt.
undergo specialized training on YN2, of VA-44: George Juno TD1, NARTU Gregory Szelak, Basic algebra classes convene
34-WE-34 jet maintenance Year RecordedThe ADC. VA-44: Robert Peterson AEC, NARTU; Jim Freeman, from 1700 to 2000 Wednesdaysand
and overhaul.AT Navy has completed its ATI, NARTU, and Katheryn Springer, instructor. Fridays, and advanced algebra -
safest flying on record, is held from 1700 to 2000
he Is carrying out technical 'investigation with a rate of only 2.6 major A Message From The Tuesdays and Thursdays. Class
aircraft accidents per room for both groups is in the
: of Class "C" live and
NARTU Air Technical Training
10,000 flight hours.
heavy maintenance applicable to
these jet engines, involving ne- During fiscal 1959, overall Commanding OfficerA Building.
"THE MEN in the current classes
cessary tools and test equipment Navy flight operations were 7.2
as used by Maintenance Divisionof per cent safer than in the pre- ,. for the most part, are studying -
O&R. i vious year, when an all-time short time ago the Navy and the other armed for high school equivalency-
As the low accident rate was'. '; estab- services were criticized severely, in the newspapers for tests or entrance to college," remarked
was policy on a visit to
Point NC. lished. demonstrated irresponsible conduct of. personnel on Katheryn Springer, instructor
Cherry : prior to
coming here attention O&R This marks the seventh year liberty in Jacksonville. The immediate cause of the criti- for the advanced class.
is being
paid to of in a row the Navy has loweredits cism was a series of accidents over that particular week- "Men are interested, and .I urge
percentage parts re- accident rate. This year's end that cost the life of one sailor, and resulted in con- others to follow suit as additional

rate Ls one-half of that in 1953.It ; siderable damage because of the wild driving of another. classes are offered." She has: .been

Cpmdr. FlemingTo also marks second year of It should be apparent to everyone that this kind of head of 'the Mathematics Department
extensive carrier operations Of bad publicity for'the Navy can undermine the good' relationship at Lake Shore Junior High'

Assume, Reins new high-performance aircraft, the Navy now enjoys with citizens of this School..for 10 years.
Douglas F4D and A3D, the community and,can lead to restrictive policies and dis- Although the' original classes
At NAtrCenter Chance Voughf F8U, McDonnell crimination which will ultimately result in mutual dis were first intended for NARTU
., F3H and the Grumman satisfaction. personnel, those from any \unit

A change of command ceremony FilF. We can prevent this. may participate. Other NAS units
is scheduled for Saturday af soon be organizing similar
the Naval Air Technical Center. _______.._ .__'_.. _.... u.__ We can prevent: it by accepting the responsibility classes.may -
Comdr. Robert J., Fleming is .<;']: :l t i I' for correcting* the'faults, and doing something' about It. Fully trained, licensed teachersare
; This that each of must start with
means one us himself.
set to assume command of {the ,"",", furnished by the Duval
Center, 'relieving the retiring "'*" <'l< 1 Traffic accidents led to this latest blast in the newspapers County Education Association.

C mdr. Wilfre4 E. Fleshman.A :.,: .;r ; so, let's check that over for a minute. Instructors' salaries are paid by

natiye of Malden, Mass., ?;'h't, Have you ever noticed that it's always "they" who BuAer. Books and materials are
Comdr. Fleming reports here <<(+> are involved in traffic Occidents or run into trouble while supplied by U.S. Armed Forces

from Baltimore, Md., where he r'1 on liberty? Never "me" or "us"always "they." Institute.

was Assistant Bureau of Aero- s' ,.,.:.: Nowhere is the "other guy" more to blame than in WITH THE necessary books,
nautics Representative. ,j<,:;l matters of safety and discipline. Are you ever the guilty supplies and qualified teacher

He began his Naval service in 4y ..:i" party in traffic accidents, big or little? Are you the one Please turn to Page 8, Cot 5))
September of 1939 and was com- ... ;};j who disregards the driving regulations or ignores common
missioned an ensign and designated road Never! Not
courtesy on the ? you. Civilians Honor CO.
. a Naval aviatior in July,
Whenever you read of the tragic loss of servicemen Monthly luncheon of the Sta

1940.Among his awards, Comdr. killed and invalided from service because of motor-ve.... tion's Civilian Executive Group
Fleming holds the Distinguished hide accidents, and of the tremendous, losses in terms of
Flying Cross with Gold Star. NEW C. O; At NATT- training investment to the Navy and the Government, will welcome new NAS commanding -

He participated in the campaignsat Center is Comdr. ,Robert J. do you figure i : "Tough, it's_those other guys?" officer, Capt James.,;R.

Guadalcanal ,and the Aleutian Fleming Comdr..Wilfred who E. will Fleshman relieve on Long after the crashing sound of the auto collision needy: today at 1215 in the Smith

Islands early in WWII. Saturday. (Please turn to Page, 5, Col. 1)) Room of the Civilian Cafeteria.



WEATHER UNITS Federal Funds Group

.1.- -S

VIE FOR HONORStarting Established LocallyRepresentatives

..... -.e..m. Jan. 1, 1960, more
Capt. James R. Reedy .?... ...w..._........... .,.........,............. CommandingOfficer in the
Cap; Grayston H. Weber -....?...................*.................??.?.?.'.."..... ..?.Executive Officer than 300 weather reporting of 17 Federal agencies Duval
KAB llxi JPteAi Ate JackMDTilU units on ships and stations .briefed last Wednesday at Jacksonville
Rear Aom. Kenneth Craig _....__..._..M__..........M.....,............................ Commander will compete for honors in the County area were of a Local Federal Plan
Capt Oeorrt R Luker .....-__.__................,.-......,,,,. Chief of Staff ralrJax Naval Air Station on establishment
Capt Uacphtnoa Williams .Neat .Air......Whig..Eleven.........r.......... Chief of Staff NAB Six first annual Naval Weather Coordinatinl! Committee for Fund Raising.

Capt Robert M. Mllaer ..............................___......................................... Commander Service contest. The-President's- Committee on Federal Aviation
Capt Charles L. Lambing .._... ..... .. ... ... Chief Staff Officer partment,
Naval Air Technical Tea nlnq Cud.r- The previously announcedbut Fund Raising within the Federal Agency, Veterans Administration

Comdr.Condr. WOfnd Marion K... gd.em.ur SmlUi ,?...................-.......................I..._....................Commanding_ Executive Officer Officer not firmed-up contest is Service has directed immediate Department of Commerece, Department ,
naval Hospital aimed at improving accuracyof establishment of local coordinating -
Cart: Anon C. Abcrncthy _..................................................... Commanding Officer federatedand of Health, Education &
Capt John.O. Fader -......-............--................................................ Executive. Office weather observations and committees in all Welfare, Department of Justice,
KARTU recordings during calendar non-federated communities
Capt F. H. Holt ....................................... ........................... Commanding Officer civilian Department of Labor, Housingand
Ooandr. William K. Hardy >...?..............-.L..M.................................. Executive: Officer year 1960. where the total over-all Home Finance Agency, Interstate
Final word on who'll be the and military personnel strengthis Commerce Commission,

at Printed commercially with non-appropiatod Mnda in Jackaonvina, Florida best unit will be made by the 5,000 or more and two or more Selective Service System, Rail-
no expanse to the
'government "
an., July 1_T. RJitr42ttd .'t* f.fbrf: ? to military and with civilian NAVTBCOS personnel" National We a't her Records Federal installations, agencies or- road Retirement Board, General
e Fleet Air .
Naval Air Station. Naval Air involved.
o.terL fleet Ar Wing U Naval Air Reserve Training Unit Technical and the Training U. .. Center at Asheville, N.C. Win- activities are Services Administration and Department -
ani Ro.pttal. be decided THE INITIAL meeting was
Service Information Officer ,...................?...................... Comdr. Jack Hall ners will by July since under *of Agriculture.
Aaalatant Service Information. Officer ..-,........... Andrew H. Plancy 1, 1961. called by Navy
J:4Itol'-Gordon 1bbeAvSurf: Reporters-Alba Paterson: Km Davla AN; the new organizational set-up,
Gene Awards will be given for
Staff Photographer-Joseph O'Brien. PH3.
The lax Air Revs ta meml? r of Ute Armed for Pros Sarvtoa. surface observations upper-air the local Federal installation or
"te1a i appearing in this publication be I I I
can reprinted pnirldlng credit is which has the predominant Scouting
gtvsa. Photocrapha, unlaaa etberwtae credited are official U. 8. Navy Photo observations and for outstand- agency
graphs. numerical strength Is direct
adtortaJ office located In Boom l Main A0101810" BafliMng Phone ing performance. I
gztemd ma 81M. e66. m will.Civilians .I ed to do so.Purposes VAP62A
of local coordinating
a farewell
party was given
Make committee are to administer uni- July 31 at the Lobster House for
the Federal service fund-
two departing officers of Heavy
Record Bonds ::' a raising policy and program at Photographic Squadron 62.
the comunity level and to main
Honored were Comdr. R. W.
Sales In tain an understanding partner- Spuhler VAP-62
July : Operations Officer
ship with all recognized volun-
and CWO-2 D' F. Sutton,
Purchases of Savings Bonds tary health and welfare agencies squadron's Line Maintenance Of-

by civilian employees at NAS yIii through a Civic Advisory Group ficer.

Jax totaled $140,606.25 during composed of lay leaders outsidethe Comdr. Spuhler, who is being

July, marking the highest Federal government repre- relieved here by Lcdr.R. L.Roe-

amount of any month within senting each group of the recog- mer, has orders to become com

the past eight years, it has nized voluntary organizations. manding officer of VCP-61 in
been revealed. PRESIDING at the initial i
Guam, while CWO Sutton is going -
According to figures Sent to gathering of the group was Capt. to locally-based VP-5.

the Treasury's Savings Bonds Kenneth Wheeler, CoChairmanof Also departing the squadronthis

Division by Lt. W.C. McClelland, the Navy-Duval Steering Com- week are: H. F. Rouse, ADI;

Disbursing Officer, this coupled mittee for Fund Raising, and representing J. F. Szlosek, DK1; A. D. Hart,

with nearly $10 thousand Rear Adm. Kenneth I AE2; G. R. James, PH2; R. C. ;

from other units within the Jax Craig, Commander Naval AirBases I Shultz, AT2; V. N. Moser, PH3,

Navy complex, brings a mid-year f Sixth Naval District.In and R. T. Dabkowcki, AN. ,
high of $150,600.All $3 }: attendance were representatives Three new officers have joined

Federal departments customarily of the Navy, Army, Air VAP-62's ranks. Lt. Bob Skillen I

;'conduct their annual Force, Post Office, Treasury De- reported aboard from VAP-0J,

Share-In-America Bond Cam- Lt. Don Jarvis comes here from t

paign during the month of May. __" '._,___"'...,....,.__"WNNo'o, Vow.w<<.,.,"'___, "'_ CPO Wives Slate Photo School, and CWO-1 L. E.
Navy units in this area joined in SHOTGUNS FOR SALE Military and civilian personnelat Stras_ augh arrived from the Es-
Duval County's NAS Jax were afforded an unusual opportunity to purchase Monday MeetingMonthly
community cam surplus firearms from the government at an auction sale Fridayat sex.Other
paign at that time. the Salvage Yard. Shown during height of the sale are, left meeting of the CPO new faces in the squadron -

Capt. M. B. Williams, Chief of to right, Frank Reiter and cashier Frank Perkins of the Salvage Wives Club is scheduled Mondayat include: B. H. Johnson, AM- '

Staff, ComNab Six, was a mem- Yard and Tom Cross, ComFair Sax Cyrus Price. VMA-144 1930 at the CPO Club. H2; J. L. Kohn, R. R. Canfield

ber of the Area ShareInAmerica and Bill Estes. O&R. The Wives Club is open to any and J. L. O'Rear, all ATNAN; J.

Committee and served as coordinating Sale Proves PopularSurplus' wife of an active duty or retired P. Roach, AN, and J. E. Riley

chairman for all Navy chief petty officer. Dues are 50 and P. A. Webb, both ATRAA.

commands and units in the Jax cents a month, plus one dollar VAP-62's Detachment 12 in the
area. Guns Auctioned By for joining. Azores, consisting of two AJ-2Ps,

The Navy Department has The club is planning to tour reports that work is progressing
continuing a the Prudential Building Wednes- satisfactorily, with only the usual
program stressing advantages
To Local PersonnelLocal 1
of systematic saving by Navy day, August 12, at 1030, then type of problems being encount-

the bond allotment plan and has have lunch at the St. Johns Room ered.

historically been at or near the military personnel and civilian employees interested in the building. During the recent squadron

top of all Federal government de- in guns had a field day Friday when several surplu All members must make reservations "beer bust" at the golf course,

partments in participation since firearms were put up for sale at an auction at the Salvage by Monday. Contact the officers managed to produce
beginning Of the Savings Bonds ;Yard. -- J Mrs. W. C. Purcell at Sp 14461. a hard..toughtwin...
30-caliber firearms.
program in 1941.F8U21V. I It marked the first time that -
{firearms were sold on such a Many bargains were earnestly ; 1 1r
kscale by the government in this :snapped up with a .30-cal. going :

To area. ,for over 30 dollars. Most shotguns I: 4: : .

ALTHOUGH used, all the guns !brought between 35 and 40 dol- _

Add., Punch sold were in fine condition.'They lars.OFFICIALS
fincluded 12-guage, 16-guage and claimed some 200
A contract totaling more than (!persons visited the auction site

$25# million has been awarded D'Nf/ at the Salvage Yard, just south :

Chance Vought Aircraft'for production of the main gate. ,
of the S RCfS/
F8U2N.A .
Many early-birds, about 75 in
carrier-based, limited all- number, we relined up outside
,weather jet fighter, the plane hasa ihe Yard even before 0700.
reported speed of nearly twice Sunday, August 9
{ It's expected another similar
the speed of sound. ALL SAINTS CHAPEL c
.auction sale will be held in the ; .k
The F8U-2N Is basically a de- 0630-Service of 'Worship. (future.l

velopment of the F8U-2 with! 0930-Sunday School, three-
added improvements to enable year-olds through adults, Building -

the craft to detect and destroy 722; Service of Worship, Party To Fete DentalCorps'

targets in darkness and inclement Chaplain Boatty.

:weather.In 1100-Service of Worship. 47th BirthdayNAS as

addition to carrying heat 1830 Teenage Fellowship, Jax and other area dental

seeking Sidewinders, the plane Small Chapel; Senior-High Fel- officers celebrate the' 47th 'anni

will eventually get newer-type lowship, Building 722. versary of the founding of the

missiles now being developed. 1930-United Fellowship of I Navy Dental Corps on Saturday,, L

Protestants, Building 722. August 22 with a dinnerdanceat A.

FIRST TO ROUND CAPE ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL the Officers' Club. (center VETERAN) was honored EMPLOYEE? HONORED Elizabeth Marrinan,
by fellow
The USS Essex, a sloopofwar 0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass. Invitations to the affair, expected lengthy service during ceremonies NATTCenter employees for her
Friday in the office of Comdr.
was the first American war- ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL to include some 125 guests,, Wilfred E. Fleshman, Center commanding officer. She was
ship to round the Cape of Good Naval Hospital' have been extended to membersof later feted at an .0. Club luncheon and Presented a gift. Mn.
Marrinan who
Hope, accomplishing this featMarch 0630 Sunday Mass. the Jacksonville Dental Society Serice. was lad hu accepted a position with Internal Revenue
28 1800. 0930 Protestant Service. and their wives. wing plaDkowner of the Center, starting
I -- there in July. 1941 e* a Junior typist At left is Comdr. Fteshman


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6 August 1959 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3._

I Rank (No Matter Which Ship) Does Have Its PrivilegesThe I

big cruiser lay at anchor.It ,
was early evening. The crew came close aboard with two stand clear of this vessel! ior Officer of the Deck. Why?"

was ashore on liberty and the young boys in it, both eyeing the With that, the rowboat approached The reply was a classic: "Sir,

watch was being relieved on the ship admiringly. the gangway and the I would advise you to keep a
quarterdeck.The larger of the two boys stood up
During his second trip around and shouted, "You there on the civil tongue in your head, becauseI (Periodically the Jax Air Newt,

relieving JOOD as cus- the cruiser, the JOOD steppedout deck, are you the commanding just happen to be the commanding In cooperation with Industrial

tomary was given the dope and to the gangway platform and Officer of that ship?" I officer of this one!" Relation Department, lists various

took over his watch. A few shouted authoritatively, "Boat ahoy Somewhat taken aback, the (From the"Daisy Mae," USS Des- promotions for Station personnel -

minutes later a small rowboat You there in the rowboat JOOD replied, "Not! rm the Jun- I Moses). -)

,, ... On the promotion roster for

Credit Union itt.t.i' '1i" \;'i W 1''" 'A-t ". 1 i.ft' :m m.I, j"m 1li: MATS Summer July ing eight were from 13 employees Overhaul,and includ-Repair -

\ ,\<;ir; i ifk\ t {r; t! r* :;' :: ; ) f one from Supply, three

Can Help You .' >, ,,! t : "ht ..,.' .,:<>\ t':1: i f, ,,:. .,,>,t"t 1. "';;J I' : Space Limited f from Comptroller Departmentand
t "'':-'''' \; '< '';::1''!: ':M'" <" : l.,"""tt : from miscellaneous de.

With Burdens 1\ .: t: t1 1df*. t tKt f. *; ;", f 1t, ,:t'{( n1; .: $ Washington AlPS) Heavy
) ;< t\i .*t* \: $ Ck ":<,> >> __ volume of military air travel Promoted to O&R were Daniel -
> .
N 0'i < ; T(
Have you solved the problemof { : summer makes "space available" Arnsdorff, from Asst. Production -.
jr t t f t '1fJ III t
college or school tuition, cloth- r f: ., : } accommodations a gamble for Controlman (Electrician AIr-
ing and books for your children? "":;> \: "' ,,{'i; :%< '" .,.>.><<:\' "'fn: ; ,., {:< \, ,i \$'fJ.'" craft to Production Controlman .
,t .i M \" ;;t :: 1kU.' :: ,:;:'t if ; ) ;
"" : Leave-bound personnel, accordingto
School starts in another month, _____ ),t; 1ft :*V Y":'4AjiN: >>':\>:;1t.g.\\o :f., 'lf:."';Vx\: ':<:',\I.:: __ __ _ti' (Electrician Aircraft); John BatT,
you know. :t.': t 1:1: '8t.\ $ .It "Mf.<;41 J.tJ.V: .J' ,j a MATS spokesman.Peak from Helper Aircraft Mechanic

The Jax Navy Federal Credit ..d'f:{ .t 1 1f.f'k= fth'.A/t8 3Pf':: "\., ./I** % t l_____ill of essential air travel (General) to Production Dispatcher -
J \ ; .iM'fl'fi AIr.
t-- Davis from
Union A. : Thomas ,
has funds available for ,. if. occurs in the summer, it was ex- ;
1 : ( ,
such Last 22 '. 'j! '" .m". hhi';:< craft Mechanic (General) to Air
purposes. year members : l : t plained. At the same time military -
rr 'f'i : MiA
:> ? .#
"" Examiner Thomas Hobbs,
made loans to cover these : < j f & 1' :t.t W! craft ;
x- WTh % li41 ,Rt'; i> < ( air terminals swarm with from Helper Machinist, to Production -
requirements, and paid back f .
monthly.It ."<"",;:,<".,,>:"i.s'\'.,...<'JJ'.,'":".,.'..,.K:t,.@" ,!:;'?\ .f,.,... .$': .. ,>,':..('>'....'.,. service personnel seeking space Dispatcher; George Kres-
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..( l<1 ;:;
that might in addition be of to interest loans to such know as ) _ _':''i{ 1 !jti Ji 1>lS \}/Itf[: : f _________ overseas destinations. '(Aircraft Propulsion Systems)
}>"'' '1 {<'6"' ''ktAl: 1Y1k t ; GS-9 to Engineering Technician
the above, there were 76 other '': < '$f ,;!*' ; 't :' '. "Since passengers on duty orders -
; ,' 1 Jjl
for which loans :f",.t s ''-''' { ; ,,', i (Mechanical), GS-11;
were .
purposes i '< J.f<\: :t : Ft'\'i \ l\ ; :d'i: have space priority the Lockley[ from Helper Radio Mec-
made. t *s t* 1* W 4 +; L ,
\J\ $
\ < :V': > Y
: t
l'U'4& ,% ?k t m" \ '.{' official continued, "those seeking hanIc to Production Dispatcher;

Money for medical purposes, "ITS A LONG WAYS! States Comdr. R. W,Spuhler. _unofficial accomodations: are frequently Walton Smith, from Helper Radio
including doctor, dentist, illness (left) Operations Officer of VAP-62 as he points out distance subjected to individual Mechanic to Production Dispat-
and hospitalization, constituted between here and his new duty station, NAS Agana, Guam. cher; and Marion Spinks, from
10 per cent of all loans made. Looking on is Comdr. C. W. Hollingshead, commanding officerof hardship, expense and inconvenience. Stockman to Production Dispat-
When one realizes that over VAP62. Comdr. Spuhler will become skipper of VCP-61 on Long waits at air terminals,
i Guam a unit which is the Pacific Fleet counterpart of VAP-62. the possibility of being 'bumped cher.
5,000 loans are presently on record Even though it's many miles away, Comdr. Spuhler. is well by duty at interme- From Supply Department was
you can feel that many pleased with his new assignment. passengers Sanilla Welborn, from Clerk-Ty-
diate points, failure to achieve
members have benefited from the pist, GS-3 to Stock'' Control
Seven More On Boards return flight accomodations in
help given for these cause! Clerk, GS4.A .
time to meet leave deadlines may
Any civilian employee of the result." t Comptroller Department

I Station and those in military I Six Types Of Missiles. I were Matilda Homer, from Accounts -

service and their immediate Maintenance Clerk, GS-8

families are eligible for membership -. WANNA BUY to same, GS-4; Ada Stokes, from
I in the local Credit Union. Accounts Maintenance Clerk, GS-

I AU persons land-based at NAS Boost Navy's Arsenal .A BUILDING? 3 to same, GS-4; and Virginia I

Cecil Field and NS Mayport are I Wanna buy a building Mac- Wiggins, from Accounts Maintenance
also'eligible for membership. The Navy has put three more guided missiles into full Dill AFB at Tampa has 53, of Clerk GS-3 to same, GS-4.

operational: use since November 1958, the Department of them up for sale to the high- Advanced in Miscellaneous was

Defense has announced.In est bidders. Simon Hash, from Stockman,
; Limited the first DOD-published weapon. You have choice of to
Bonus The Navy's seven missiles under can your Supply Department Leadingman -
compilation of U.S. missiles and a dormitory, an administra Laborer, Public Works De
development include; Corvus,
rockets since last year,the Navy's tion-type building or one partment.
Due For Some Eagle, Polaris (Fleet Ballistic
Sparrow III, Talos and Bullpup classified as a miscellaneoustype
Missile), Subroc, Tartar, Advanced
have been added to the list, mak- or you can take the
Illinois Vets ing six operational missiles in all. 1C. Terrier and Sidewinder- whole lot. Pilot Must Be

I THE CURRENT DOD missile Bids were opened August
The Advanced Terrier is about
The Illinois state legislature,
on As
and rocket fact sheet lists a total finished with the developmentstage 5 in the, Jacksonville District Regarded
the heels of a state bonus plan
of 13 Navy missiles and four Engineers Office. For further
defeated at the polls, has passed and plans are now being
a watered-down Korean bonus rockets. This brings the Navy'smissile ,I made to produce it for opera- infonnatipn, contact the Dis- Part Of PlaneCurrent
arsenal to six fully operational tional trict Engineer, Corps of Engineers -
billThe and seven in development 575 Riverside Avenue, airplanes have becomeso
bonus will be financed bya The rockets Zuni and Ginletare I Jacksonville. complex that aircraft designers -

temporary hike in the state It also has two operational also under development. now find it necessary to consider -.

cigarette tax by one cent a pack- rockets and two others in de the pilot as an integral and

age. No bond issue and hence no velopment.Of most important part of aweapoas

voter approval is needed. the three missile newcomers, system, says,Dr. Gordon Wells.

Gov. William Stratton is exPected -, Sparrow III is an air-to-Mr vehicle Dr. Wells, supervisor of human

to sign the $6-8 million ; Talos is surface-to-air, engineering at Northrop Aircraft,

,bill into law in the near future. while Bullpup is air-to-surface. Inc., said scientistswith dual experience

It's estimated the bonus will ALREADY operational, the in aeronautics and in

be paid out of current tax reven- Sidewinder is air-to-air; the Ter- tF the fields of psychology, physiology -

ues within 10 months and the increased rier is surface-to-air and the and anthropology have been

"smokes" tax will term- Regulus I is surfacetosurface.Rockets contributing valuable knowledge
inate then. since advent of the space age.
operational with the
Payment of the bonus will be Fleet are Weapon Able, a sur- "Specifications" and calculations
restricted to veterans of the Korean face-to-underwater ASW instru- tell us, says Wells, a former
aeronautical scientist with the Air
combat zone and their sur- ment, and Hvar, an ,air-to-air I
viving dependents.It Force School of Aviation Ked!-

cine, "the limitations on perform
provides for tHe payment of
ance that engine and other vital
$100 to each of the estimated "
equipment place on new design.
60,000 holders of the Korean
Service Medal, and $1,000 death However, he continues, it isnot

benefit to survivors of servicemen logical or possible to predict

killed in the Korean Theatre. Bits of chatter from dusty files within practical limits a pilot's
I ability to perceive, react and act
This means that thousands of of the Jax Air News.
under a variety of environmental
veterans who served during the August 5, 1948 "
( conditions and circumstances.
Korean conflict will not receive Elaborate plans for expansion and _

any sort of bonus. development of NAS Jax and its ._ _._ ._.. _. Dr. Wells cited the APs new
--- -- -- --
auxiliary stations at Cecil Field T-38, a supersonic jet trainer noW'being
Two Broadway chorus girls and Mayport were made public lion policemen who won safe driving awards for some 18,200 produced for the Air Training -

were reading the sports pages, this week. miles of accident-free driving art pictured above. From left are Command, as an example of
when one remarked: "That was Local Chamber of Commerce Herbert Stovall Jr., John Siolarski Clyde Herzog Joseph Karp- how human engineering has in-

some fight between Johnssonand officials were exuberant, saying ovitch, Andrew Jones and Erwing Moultrie. Presenting pins corporated features tha.t will ac-;
Patterson." this would help make Jacksonville are Lcdr. Theodore Payne, (second from right) and Police Chief celerate the student pilot's ability
honored Walter Scott, Freeman
Louderxnill. Also
Delbert were
"Yeah the "San Dieg. of the East to reason and react in making too
replied the other Bailiff, Ernest Williams Charles Church, Theodore Borton and .
transition to supersonic flight.t .
chorine. Over who? Coast. Charles Lackey.


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Page 4 JAX' AIR 6 August 1959

Station Enters Polaris Nn Y Puzzling Poem

Missile Support FieldThe 1 Proves Plurals

NAS Jax Supply Department has entered the mis- Pose ProblemsThanks

sile field with announcement that responsibility for supply to the "Newsbuoy" .of
support of the Naval Ordnance Test Unit at Patrick Air

Force Base and at Cape Canaveral,.will include Polaris mis- r 9ND Industrial Manager's Section -

sile support items. at Great Lakes' for.the fol-

Polaris; the Navy's shipboard lowing:
intermediate quisition is received until the
ballistic missile
range -
time the material is delivered. We'll begin with, a box and the
,- is now in advanced develop-
The first Polaris submarine, plural is boxes.
ment stages, and Is expected to
be operational in 1960. equipped with 16 missiles, is ''But the plural of ox is oxen,

scheduled to join the Fleet the not oxes.
NAVY SUPPLY support for iA'p. :ai Two are called geese
latter part of 1960, with eight
NOTU and now the Polaris Fleet Yet the plural of moose should
Ballistic Missile Program fun- other such subs in various stagesof never be meese.

nels through' the Supply Depart- construction. You
find a long mouse or a

ment here where two types, of MMMBBBBaMUBlKVtt"..lBBr'.';at';''tffitfil/'ff: '''.fCHy'f'Of',MVK.7'.lH.'FH..h'W''....."'''''......' .,......... whole set of mice,
support are involved at the pres- TRANSPORTER A Yet the plural of house Is not
ent time. signed trailer-erector transports the Polaris ballistic mile hice.If \

"Housekeeping" items as well from assembly and checkout area to ihe firing pad at Cape the plural of man is alwaysmen
as'shop equipment and tools used Canaveral. Hydraulically-operated Jacks raise the missile clearof
by the wheels and establish it lo a vertical position. Photo below
personnel at the Ord- Whyshouldn't the plural of
left shows multi-ton concrete and steel. Polaris dummy
nance Test Unit and furnished by. about to plunge into ocean after successful launch from pad. pan be called pen?

NOTU to contractors actually do- 4. 'rfr If I speak of a foot and you.
ing the work. Also, items directly show me your feet,

related to the Polaris 'itself are Punch-Card Testing Method And I give you a boot, would.

stocked here. you be called beet?

High on the Navy's If one is a tooth and wholeset
priority list, the Polaris is smaller Proving 0 Be Fairly Simple are teeth,

and lighter than other ballistic Why shouldn't the plural of

missiles, uses a solid propellant .d... # Sweating those "new-fangled" punch-card petty officer booth be called beeth?

fuel, and is specially designed to tests this month? Then one may be that, and

be fired from submerged subma- If_ you've heard from those who were tested earlier three would be those,

rines at targets up to 1500 miles that it's complicated, take it from Yet hat in the plural wouldn'tbe
away those who know: it's really not- spaces at the top left-hand corn- hose.
LAST WEEK, Rear Adm. Wil- if you're familiar with the scoop!I. er. We speak of a brother also

liam F. Raborn chief of the *J h ; WITH YOUR test booklet, Your next four steps all involve brethren,

Navy's $2,600,000 Polaris pro- kz k you'll be given two small rec- circling the squares as fol- But though we say Mother, we

gram testified before Congressthat tangular cards about the size of lows: (1) circle one each of sev- never say Methren.
of the 33 Polaris test vehicles check (one white and Then the masculine pronounsare
your pay en horizontal rows of squares for he, his and him,
launched so far, 24 were fully one yellow), a pencil and a stylus. -
successful service number and ((2)) exam But imagine the feminine she,
seven were partially The white card is for ques-
successful and two were deemed y ,r> tions one through 75, while the serial number, (3) circle numberof shis, and shim.

failures. yellow card is for numbers 76 the test card ((1, white, or 2, And so English fancy you all

The Supply Department's first through 150.Printed yellow), and (4),circle pay grade Is will the agree funniest,
allowance list for Polaris support spaces on the cards is number in the same manner. \ ever did see.
items involves about 1500 items, similar to the old page test form,
many of them new to the Navy k I except that choices 123; .and 4 NOW YOU'RE ready to start New AGO ClassA
answering questions. Here's a
Supply System.ACCORDING. (or A, B, C and D) are arranged
sample question, to simplify the 'f
new class of 99 ensigns is
instead of horizontally.
to Comdr. Bern- vertically,
procedure: "Chicago is a: 1, city,
due to at NATTCenter'sAGO
ard L. convene
McCreery, Assistant Supply BREEZESFred THERE ARE five simple stepsin 2, county, 3, state, 4, country." School August 11.
Officer here, supply supportof filling out the cards, which, if Since number one is the answer,

Polaris is right in line with : "For months I thought I memorized, will save you a lot of you circle the "1" square, and so 'them out and circle the correct

"standard operating procedures"of was a Fox Terrier. Then I wentto time. (1) .Read the question, (2) forth through the entire test. answer. But remember, after an
the Supply System with one Decide answer, ((3) is
on your answer punched, impossibleto
and he Remember
difference. a psychiatrist cured answer all the
Circle the corresponding numberon
make a correction!
me." questions, even if you must guess.
,I Because of Polaris' importance the card, ((4)) Complete all When they're all answered, sim- After you complete the exam,
to national defense Earl: "How are now?
every request you the cards are mailed by I&E to
questions first, then (5) ply place your card on the
for a Polaris item receives special Fred: "Fine, feel my nose." the Naval Examining Center,
handling from the time Punch all encircled numbers. sponge pad (you'll be supplied
the where electronic machine
reCivilian an
"Mrs. Blank Has Club For Dinner If in doubt as to how to handle spaces one with) and the punch stylus.the More circled than reads land, translates them into

I ," Clarksburg (W. Va.) the spaces for identifying inform- to scores. With the help of this ma-
one punch an answer will foul
Job Telegram. ation, these steps will be a big up your card. chine, you'll get the good (or
write last bad) news on how you made outa
VacanciesAnnounced "We have a lilac bush 45 feet help: First you your To make corrections for incor- lot earlier, in fact within one
name and initials, rating and pay
high. rect circled answers, simply "X" or two months.
"I wouldn't lilac that if I were grade, service number, and exam

yes" 'serial number, in designated .
; -"
A number of civilian job vacancies : .

at NAS 'Jax have been Go ,,
O&R Production Reins ..
I ahnounced by Industrial Rela- : .

tions. To Comdr. WoolridgeSucceeding ,-.....)i...'"II\ ; .. .>
Positions of Tabulating Equipment ... t. .
: :.'. ;
; :; '
I "
Operator and Tabulating ; ...... .. ;. ..;
Machine Comdr. L. A. Hopkins as Production Managerof > _
I Operator,both GS-3,and "'
I Engineers, GS-5 through GS-13, Overhaul and Repair Department at NAS Jax is Comdr. .. -,\ ,. t
are vacant. Arthur Woolridge, who completed a graduate course in 'w"t. ,
Business_ Administration at Stanford University prior to reporting I
Openings exist for Stenograph-
t here July 25.: ,
ers at levels of GS-2 through 4; Previous to attending Stanford, His responsibilities also include

Metalsmith (Aviation) at $2.47 he was head of research and de- supervision oaf approximately 85

hour; Aircraft Accessories and velopment on catapults at BuAerin percent of shops personnel in % :

Repairman, $2.17 hourly, and Air- Washington. O&R. His department is involvedin
craft Metal Fabricator at hourly la2i1'
rate of $2.17. AS O&R Production Manager, overhaul of 16 types of aircraft '//.i.i.

Also, for Instrument Maker, Comdr. Wooldrige is charged and four major types of

$2.52 hourly; Aircraft Instrument with all production, work and engines. I

! Mechanic (Electronics) at $2.52 planning within work the and department.All receipt and. COMDR. WOOLRIDGE, who
hourly;Aircraft Mechanic, Motor shops'
$2.47 hojtrly; Leadingman, Roofer -, delivery of aircraft is under his entered the Navy in May, 1941, \1::
control. remarked, "I am particularly en-
I at $5940 yearly, and for Aircraft -
thused to be assigned to Jack- 3kC
Instrument f
I $2.47 hourly. Mechanic at BIG AIR-SEA SEARCH sonville O&R, which providessuch t ?

July 2, 1937 saw the biggest essential support to aviation $.:.. tt::: :
Vacancies have also been announced _,:_._:; :::._ .
mm. '
air-surface search in Navy history components of the fleet.
t for Electrician (Lineman OVERHAUL TECHNICALITIES Being shown intricate
, ) at $2.47 hourly; Sandblast-I (to that date) underway Former production manager, parts of the F4D aircraft at NAS Jax O&R Department is the

I er, $2.07: hour; Heating Equipment looking _for the 1 noted aviatrix Comdr. Hopkins, departed June new O&R Production Manager, Comdr. Arthur Woolridge (left). I
Mechanic, $2.37 hourly;Aircraft Amelia.Earhart.who disappearedon 19 to become MaintenanceMaterial With him'are Charlie Hart. Assembly Division Superintendent
and Rex Whiddon.
Mechanic, (Rubber), $2.27 a flight in the. western Paci Officer for Commander, problems were discussed with Superintendent.the new official Various following overhaul his I
hour, and Paver, at $2.17 hourly. fic. Fleet Air Alameda, Calif. arrival here.r .





6 August 1959 JAX AIR NEWS P g- 5



the "seeing-eye" dog trained to lead his master
rected into the precision scan,
around obstructions and through the darkness, the Ground
the approach area leading to the
Controlled Approach Unit functions as extra "eyes" for .pilots instrument ,
whose own vision is dimmed or entirely obscured. runway.
,Ground Controlled Approach Unit 17, NAS Jax versionof The precision radar in its 10-

the familiar yellow trailers strategically located to the left mile range, sweeps for azimuththe -'

of duty runways on airfields from Japan to Jacksonville, aircraft's relationship to centerline -

established a local record in ;June with a monthly total of of the duty runwayandfor

l,4oi appr aches.PRODUCT elevation or position relativeto
086 were hooded or practice instrument the glide path, that bed descent -
of an era in which approaches 29,383 were
; path set up in the trailer
pilots are expected to drive their contact landings,while there were and read on the precision scopes.
planes inany kind of weather, 4,753 wave-offs.
4 the highly-trained, well-coordi- The Approach Controller, with
Operating 24 hours" a day, the assistants takes
nated GCA crew is responsiblefor help of his over
coaching a pilot out of the Unit is composed of four sectionsof when the plane is on final ap-

darkness or fog that 20 years four men each, expected to proach. After warning the pilotto

back was impassable, except for handle a minimum of 250 ap- take an emergency pull-up if
bats. proaches each month to maintain he fails to hear a transmission

I operating proficiency. for as long as five seconds, the
Basically, GCA is a portable! Each. crew is headed by a sea- Approach Controller talks the

II' lRIiIRI.ii t :.;, :,y..>.:"':j:(*:- <::<..;.illI.t ,- radar system providing both sur- soned chief air controlman and pilot to the glide path and on
FROM THE TOWER =- Other end of GCA work is veillance and precision radar Information *
performed watch officer, usually a pilot down at a normal descent of approximately -
by air controlmen in'the with which
Operations Tower. Shown are approachesmay
both sidesof feet minute.
knows 500
himself who
left to right, Alva Campbell, ACC, local controller Billie Solo- be directed from the groundvia per
mon, AC2, approach-control coordinator, and Sherwood Coker, radio communications.GCA the story. But the radars are not the only
ACC, approach controller, who calls the shots when the aircraftis Using both search and preci- spectators to the final approach.An .
in final approach. Essence of GCA is teamwork, with seldom Unit 17 began operatingin "
seconds to sion radars, the GCA unit sub- "outside observer, in con
spare. 1946 at the dormant 'air-
now stitutes its sight for the pilot'sin stant communication with the
strip, Fleming Island,with a crew directing the aircraft into a Controller, has a ringside seat.
A From The of five who could handle one air-
Message predetermined pattern calculated
craft on final approach at a time. Positioned outside the traileror
to take of
advantage at the far end of the duty run-
IN FEBRUARY 1947 the .unit and avoid
to left-over goal
Officer way with primary function of informing -
Commanding was moved to Lee Field, Green posts, TV aerials and the sidesof the Approach Controllerwho
Cove Springs, where it remained mountains.The .
advises the
in turn pilot
until October 1952 when it
(Continued From Page 1)) was search radar with a maxi- when the plane breaks into the
relocated to NAS Jax and its
and the wail of the ambulance siren have died away, mum effective radius of 30 miles clear, the outside observer also
capabilities to
expanded permit
there remain the suffering victims, the anxiety of loved simultaneous handling of three and up to about 8,000 feet eleva- functions as a double-check on.

ones, long and expensive months of hospitalization and aircraft. tion sweeps an arc of 360 degreesand the relation of the plane to cen-

perhaps physical disabilities to be borne for the remain- is the scope which first terline of the runway.

der of life. "They" are the ones who disregarded road Since moving here the mlllon- identifies an aircraft' requestingGCA Ground Controlled Approaches'

manners. dollar outfit has handled close to help.Guided numbering well over a million

"They" are the ones who cause all the trouble. 100,000 approaches, 4,776 of which by a PPI or Plan Posi- for all the GCA units strung ,

Sure it's "they" when you're behind the wheel, the were actual instrument runs. 52, tion Indicator, the aircraft is di- around the globe, are generally
always to be jaywalkers routine, and available to veteran
pedestrians seem jeopardizing Y .4: % Ir
iA.: f ;
their lives and But when re walking ) IFR pilots and novices flying anything -.
own yours. you ,,.f,{ ;i.a, ;{ s.? .:.
darned if those motorists aren't doing their best to run r t <<}r>$:?i'f:{:::;P,: ::r.r i:%.. s r C,6.y...y. :.{., from a Piper Cub to the

\ you down. Doesn't that show that it's always the "other a f :iF'fr' <:'"f {3 :4..rPSr ; Xy, ,}' .f..Y.t.4'.:?; ', heaviest transport. fc
.l'guy's" fault? Of course it doesn't, because the truth is ry r{ ,: A very special part of GCA

that "they" don't exist. "They" are "us" you, me, every- training, to quote a NavAer
body. Take a peek in the mirror. The "other guy" is really < handbook, "has to do with the

J you. :t : care and feeding of aircraft in,
i_ "
I We may not be able to eliminate all auto accidents trouble.
. but we can certainly cut them down. All it takes is F' f :, To this end, with exception of

enough guts and self-discipline to insure that each of us \ r total radio receiver blackout, a

obeys the safe driving rules we've all been taught. pf GCA unit is trained to handle
any emergency from acute gaS

Few shortage to faulty landing gear.
The ultimate in groundtopilot -

REPLACE A3 D Prices fEM coordination will be achieved
here at NAS Jax when the new
The A3J Vigilante, the multi-million-dollar Radar Air

Navy's first attack weapon ClothingOnly Traffic Control Center goes into
system, will be capable of delivering operation.The .

a wide variety of a few minor changes are .. .
.. ib:}:;:: #' 'MO-OM1,
: :4W :
{ ; } : which will
ordnance nuclear shown in the individual Y F! :;.' 'v ? : r .. new
including new ; : : ; :i:;; ?: ;;1'
q..y}{{: absorb the GCA unit
y will be
}} : ,
weapons, to sea or land targets I clothing price list for enlisted Gik t', Fca' .6 'f C4doi#:btir: :;s r4C4iaifeeCNi : ...o-w...fdsi': .i.?$o:"..'{u,6 ,......$'.>.fsk..j J'+'6.:....1 1B6Ykai16uu.. le .......'''n.......:W'.. charged with four prime responsi-
in weather, accord- sailors and Marines which be-
GCA CREW AT WORK Raymond Chostaln, ACC, (upper bilities: radar aproach control
ing to a recent report by came effective July 1. photo) takes turn as "outiide observer" during a hooded instru- radar departure control, precision l-
:North American Aviation. The minor changes may be reflected ment run double-checking plane's relation to centerline of run- radar controlled final approaches
The Vigilante will supplement in the monthly clothing way. During ,fog-bound instrument runs, the outside man In- assisted-
the A3D Skywarrior and allowances-$4.20 basic and $6 forms Approach Controller when plane breaks into the clear. and radar ,
it at Below, Francis Boyer, AC2, (below) who along with three co- search and rescue.
is to
slated replace a
standard for both Navy and Ma-
workers spends his time in the portable radar outfits, watches By utilizing the Air Forced
later date. Heavy Attack rine personnel decided by De- image of approaching plane on radar scopes.
squadrons 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and lat \ fense and Budget Bureau officials. spectacular 200-mile range radar1"
NAB Sanford are outfits in and remoting the present GCA
this area with A3Ds. WHILE MOST of the price search and precision radar into
changes are reflected in pennies,
the RATCC control both
Top speed of the two-place,
there were a few steeper decreases S
the vertical and
twin-jet A3J is classified. It is longitudinal
In male Marine. of aircraft will be
powered with two General separation :
Electric J79-2 engines ,each items. : greatly reduced, from ten miles

Of which develops 15,000 The Marines' green coat with to three miles.In .
belt dropped from $21 to $17,
pounds thrust.A addition, the giant electronicand
combat boots went from $7.60 to
unique feature of the communications complex will
Vigilante is its linear bomb $6.60 per pair, and service shoes exercise positive control over

bay. This is, in effect, a tun- cost 50 cents less, to '$5.25 per 2,400 square miles of air space,

nel running lengthwise' in the pair. Restricted Area 161. And weather

aft section of the fuselage. NAVY ENLISTED women will advisory service to all aircraft

Bombs are ejected rearward. pay less for their hose. Both 45- will be-! routine by-product.

guage and 51-guage nylons drop- Comdr. R. M. Nelson is officer-

"How old are you?" ped 10 cents per pair to 50 cents, ., in-charge of RATTCenter, which

"I don't know for sure, Jour or while beige cotton hose was reduced .A. ,. was located here by direction of
: five." by 40 cents for the new BuAer and is being installed by

"You don't know how old you fiscal year.Mattress. BuShips.The .

are?" covers and pillow- precision ,equipment will

"Nope. cases have been removed from be maintained by resident engineers -
and specially trained
'Do women bother you?" Navy Small Stores, and will be
itary personnel, and operated by
"Nope." furnished to sailors by various f..v.,. r.
military crews now taking extensive -
"Then you're commands and ships. ,
Jour. i W.rr1 IN $i. training.




6 JAX AIR NEWS 6 August 1959


;I !fj1f11)PJffll} ; The Jeep, Beloved Old "Warhorse", Is .(

(fl1S : Turned Out To Pasture

I I .. .- __, _: Being Quiet 1

Eleven births have been re-
It finally happened! connaissance and utility truck. named, the new truck, as it
at the Naval Hospital, 1
reported Hades froze over, there wasa I The new vehicle, with longwinded prefers to be called, is known

with boys outnumbering girls, month of Sundays and the adjectives and all, unimaginatively as the XM- 1t

8-3. cows came home-the Armyis looks just like a jeep but au-
Born July 3 were Gill David, to kicking out the world fam- thorities claim It is longer, bidder on a $15 millon

Jack Damron, ADI,' and Mrs. ous, lovable old jeep. lower and 600 pounds lighter contract, Ford Motor Co. ex-
Damron; Robert Jr., to Robert After serving as a "work- than the jeep. pects to have deliveries madein "\

Fugate, TN, and Mrs. Fugatp; horse" of two wars and many The quarter-ton vehicle is April of next year. With The S

Geraldine Lynn, to T/Sgt and "skirmishes" the busy little powered by a new,light- The same company designedand C

Mrs.Wellington Hester,and Law- automotive wizard is being replaced weight, four-cylinder, over- developed the truck and

rence, to Pvt. and Mrs. Julian by a new' tactical,, re-: head valve engine. As yet un- made a pilot model in 1953. ToasfmasfersMembers c
Tyson. t:
of Navy Civilian t:
Saluting the birth of our coun-
try on July 4 were: James Rob- I CPO Notes Toastmasters, Club, were alerted tlc
for meeting
for surprises Tuesday's
ert, to James Cochran, AC1, and CI
Mrs. Cochran; Timothy Joseph, Guest speaker for the VIP at Hellenthal's,but were 1tJ

to Lt (Jg) and Mrs. Timothy Luncheon scheduled for Wednes- not expecting handicaps.

Lihehan; Harry Louis, to Frank day, August 19 will be Capt. That's exactly what happened.

Patterson, RM1, and Mrs. Patterson James R. Reedy, new commanding All speakers and most participants II

and Monie Luann, to Sam officer of NAS Jax. on the program were givena fiV.

Warden, CS2, and Mrs. Warden. Lunch will begin at 1130 and handicap as prescribed by
Capt. Reedy will be introducedat toastmaster of the evening, Ken V.o
Born July 5 were three tiny t. ns 2.{ Scales. .
Charles to Lt (jg) 1200. y'}
: Spencer, f(
With wives and guests lookingon
dance for the
The special ..i.
and Mrs. Robert Owens; Deborah Y :a n tt .
month will be a "Hobo Dance." } : those given handicaps came if.g
to Charles Watson AMI .
Kay, Iit;
The date is August 19 at 2030 through with flying colors. E. K.
and Mrs. Watson, and Mark Ed-
(same day as the VIP affair). McIlrath delivered a look at 11eJ
ward, to John Fielder, AMES,
and Mrs: Fielder.Aircraft Chiefs and guests are requestedto :: Jacksonville's past and future"
appear at the dance looking { with his "Little Jacksonville. As
his handicap he his speech w
just as hoboish as possible. Danc- gave

Repair ing will be held on the patio {. with his hands folded on his R w

weather permitting.A head.Walt
Contracts Given water ballet, postponed froma Stanul, forced to turn his V
previous date, is tentatively set back to the audience, expoundedon 9]

for sometime this month. Watch "Shoppers' Dilemma;" Lawton

Private BiddersContracts for further word. __,____ ___ '_m' __ ______ ______ __ Green warned of dangers of Com- tom
munism in "Can'
Stop Com-
have been awardedto GOOD IDEAS PAY OFF Julian Davis (second from
Pacific Airmotive Corporation, Marshall One Reason For left) points to combination back-up light which earned him a munism Without War?", while stw
20 dollar Beneficial Suggestion check for correcting a safety shaving with an electric shaver,
Burbank, Calif., and Fairchild Fine Record Of AE ClassDue hazard. Capt..J. Henry Etter, (left) NAS Jax. Public Works Officer and David Moomaw, with a blind- J',

Aircraft and Engine Corportion, greatly to men like Dan- presented awards to a total of five Public Works employees fold as his handicap, decried loss a1nc
St. Augustine, Fla. for overhauland including: Davis, in a ceremony last week. Left to rightare
iel Marshall, AN, Class 5917 of of good old fashioned conversa-
repair of military versionsof Capt. Ellen Davis; Max Dickinson, $50 winner Willie
commercial aircraft. Aviation Electrician'sMate Schoolat Googe, $50 Amos Lee, $50, and Kenneth Sparkman $25. tion in his 'Talk.
NATTCenter has been honor Critics, headed by Gordon
The Pacific Airmotive con- class five times since mid-May. Five Public Works Employees I IGet' King, were also handicapped. cr
tract calls for complete over- Marshall was class leader and, Bill d1
Groye, Public Affairs and
haul and repair of two R4D air- for his work in helping Class News Director Ii
For was ,
craft. Fairchild received two pro- 5917 with its good record, received $195 Benny Suggs'Five guest speaker. In his presentation c1.a,

gressive maintenance contracts, a commendation from Public Works employees of NAS Jax were 'awarded a total of "Television Techniques,"
one for one R4Y and another for Comdr. Wilfred E. Fleshman I
of $195 by the Incentive Awards Committee for recent beneficial Grove offered tips on proper
two R6Ds. NATTCenter commanding officer. I suggestions.The camera technique, clothing, posture rc
truck used in making
tion of the
Terms of the contracts are for Prize-winning ideas ran accent, and motions while acla
trouble calls at night, Davis suggested
one year, with an option to CENTER' RE-UPS the gamut from a new type alu- that a swivel-type lightbe facing the camera.
renew for two additional years. minum pie box to the replace- Next week's meeting is set for su
Within that time, requirements REACH 65 % ment of brushes containing moly mounted on rear of the ve- the Barker Real Estate office at

1 will be approximately 65 R4Ds, The, Navy Career Appraisal disulphide cores with plain, hard hicle.This i would eliminate safety 2724 Park St. Theme will be seta
18 R4Ys and 17 R6Ds per year. carbon brushes for use on NC-7A "Speeches to Entertain."
Team at NATTCenter has dis-
hazards when backing out of narrow A:
These contracts are in line closed the reenlistment rate generators. driveways. He received a

with established BuAer practice for fiscal 1959 hit 65 per cent. PUBLIC WORKS Officer, Capt.J. 20 dollar check for this idea.A -
j of contracting with industry for Henry Etter presented "Benny
with recirculat
A tube
total of 116 men went use 1
maintenance of aircraft designedand Sugg" checks to Mainside Divi- H"a R Ry
through separations with 41 ing chemicals through fuel
developed basically for com- sion employees Julian Davis, Max ster
getting discharges and the heater nest of tubes was thoughtup
mercial purposes but modifiedfor Dickinson and Willie Googe; to
ather 75 reenlisting. by Sparkman. The Utilities
military use. Kenneth Sparkman of Utilities, Division employee received 25
and to Amos Lee of Maintenance
dollars for this suggestion.Maximum .
>&>&?-5-c v>,< >r& '>xn vv/ v*' Control.
Lee suggested the new-type fo

aluminum pie container, to be Travel in,

used for storage and delivery of FEin<

pies from the bakery to galleys Allowance Seen .+x ,
and mess halls. The new box is ray }+

made with horizontal rods for bath

shelves to provide ease in clean- Being IncreasedA 4, tV tVc} tr, ,
and better sanitation.
bill increasing the present l
a9' b 'to,'GYk2yY.'y'rXair ; ,:: : Use of plain, hard carbon. $12 a day maximum travel allowance Riin
brushes to replace brushes with for Federal employeesto
a'y. }ri}::4lrw; P''nk''xy''gr"r
tnoly disulphide cores was sug- $15, has been approved by a a ad'

SfenrCY ,:, gested by Dickinson and Googe. House Government .Operations th
wfc YKr
w :
S7 :r. ? EfY : They each got 50 dollars, as did Subcommittee. of

r Yn rb kIV, + >' :;:}:4": Jf Lee for his invention.TO The measure, as approved by th

.,C.. .. # 4b, IMPROVE safety of opera- the subcommittee also increases Ja
7 MWri.ckZ''orodn 3t+2%b' afeN}n : 2 ;>; :5 'I ; l
: }:J:} :
rrys.fiin: r
n Yi
automobile mileage allowance
t !:>
: What They're ,Saying from the present 10 cents to 12 I in

2'r: "Power may be purchased with cents and motorcycle allowance suPage

money, brains, labor and dedica- from six cents to seven cents.

tion. Peace, however, may not An Administration proposal to. rep
r< and must not be bought. World reimburse Government employees At

,, peace must be earned and the IRc
I fOr the parking fees which must
ry3t sacrifice which may accompanythe be paid while driving private Hir
; earning of that peace must
r cars on Federal business,was also
d.n be borne though it Involve -
even may adopted by the subcommittee. v
the unleashing of the powerwe -' 0
ww *v>WSMHw BKM BHPwlP3
AO (B) HONOR GRADUATE Joyce Johnson, AOCA, have amassed to protect our Existing on a serviceman's TEEN QUEEN Poolside
(right) graduated with top honors at Aviation Ordnanctman nation while we strive toward pay poser, Gloria Neil, was named J
School, Class B, last week at Naval Air Technical Training peace.-R. C. Simmons, Presi- is a constant struggle to keep Miss California Teen Age Cover a
Center. Congratulations are forthcoming from Marine Cap National Indus- one's earning capacity on an even Girl at Nevada's Hotel Sa-
dent Security
1 Mertx (left). Johnson's next duty station will be VA-112 at NAS hara and now is soaking a
i keel with,one's yearning up
Miramar Calif. trial Assn. capacity some Las Vegas sunshine.


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6 August 1959 JAX AIR NEWS pag. ,

Mainside'Cane' Unit Penwell'sArmBat '

Keg ChampThe Whips Spark Nine "

old saw of Cinderellaand

her fabulous ragstoriches VAP-62 coupled together two free, passes and a three ,: I
tale fell into 1
pattern as base hit by Bill Penwell for a two-run fifth inning rally to i
VW-4 "C" the Main-
side intramural captured defeat AE School of NATTCent9r, 4-3, and capture the All- 'I

bowling Station softball championship for Mainside. :

championship last week. # The "Heavy Snappers" followed
The Cane Hunters "C" squad, '." JA14 the script by bringing home ended scoring for the day. .J 4
considered out of the running for
The winners won despite garnering -
the bacon. For the last three odd-
the National League title most of
numbered Mainside clubs a mere. two hits while the
the year, toppled FAETU "A" in
Sparkles collected eight. Win
have won the coveted toga with
the final moments to win the i' :: NATTCenter representatives tak- ning chunker Penwell whiffed

chance to go against American ing it in even years. four AE men and gave out only I

League champion VP-18 "A" in THE VICTORY marks the first one free dole. Ed Geis started on

the Mainside playoffs. All-Station softball crown for the hill for AE School but was
d vR %; k.>
VW-4 "C" jumped to an early 3.a VAP-62. VP-18 was champion in relieved by Al Hoenow.

lead in the playoff by claiming IT WAS sort of a Frank Mer-
5};. 1957 and in the finals last
:.I lost
first blood with an 874 to 868 r riwell finish for the newAll-Sta
year to AvFund School.
win.VP18 II .Both VAP-62 and the AE nine tion champions. Down several O

bounced back in the sec- __....__.. .. w'_. :f:'.<_.__..,......_..w... _.._............._.m.._ got 4 tickets to the AllStationclash games with three weeks left in
ond game to tie the score by defeating MAINTAINS PRODUCTION Batsman Wes Blocker of by winning their respective the regular season, the Heavy

VW-4, 887 to 854. A win VAP-62 blasts base knock, one of 17 hit by his club in the game, titles. Snappers had to win five gamesin

in the third game of the five during the VAP- -VA-44 Mainside championship playoff league a row to tie VA-44 for the
game series gave the Patrolmenthe contest last week at Enterprise Field. The Heavy Snappers The NATTCenter entry drew
won, 151. and entered the All-Station Championships againstAE first blood in the Enterprise Field title.VAP62
edge, nosing out the "Hunters v School. VAP-62 brought the flag to Mainside with a 4.3 tilt, scoring once in the first and turned this trick and
," 894 to 884. win in that game, played Monday. Catcher above is John Myers again in the third. trimmed the Hornets in a play- '
In the fourth contest VP18was of VA-44.
THE PHOTO outfit knotted the off game, 15-1.
looking for a big and early tallied in inning
:< : ': r:''i; '*, t ;;/" \W3Pff3 win but thanks to Claude Giles, 'r ?:::;: : f; : the top of the fourth but the of this fray except the sec-
Tice and Abe !
Ralph Coleman, JAX4IRQDflDTeNEWS Sparkies came back with a singleton ond. John Faris and Milt Rich-
:; !; : :: ::; :
VW-4 defeated the
: : : : ; : in bottom of the same frame. ardson led VAP-62 with home
!915, to 896. 'I runs while Bill Hawkins was
The flood gates opened on the
IN THE rubber game, the two : YUI Vitlu'r NATTCenter hopefuls in the fifth collecting a three-bagger.

[teams struggled for the lead, f $ r77! G\ r. with the two VAP-62 runs. This Penwell took the win, fanningsix

matching mark for mark and and walking two. VeteranTex

(strike for strike right down the The Fall Golf Organizational Goodson was charged with

wire, but a bad break for the SKEET TITLE WON meeting is scheduled August 12 the defeat.

!Patrolmen in the final frame enabled ._ -_. _. -- - -- at 1000 in Building Three, Ath- VAP42

the "Hunters" to post the letic Office. Plays AB R H E
necessary lead to cop the champ- BY JAX TANDEM faris, IF 2 0 0 0
Baylei, C 1 0 0 0
ionship, 822 to 802. made its COAST GUARD Chadwick, RF 2 1 0 0
Jax Navy again presence felt in 11 national
After winning the Mainside Blocker, IB 2 1 0 0
skeet tournament as a three-man local squad fared well at
Frederick, CF 3 0 1 1
the "Cane
crown, Hunters" were the World Military Skeet Championships at Lynnhaven, Va., SEEKS GAMESCoast Hawkins, 2B 3* 0 0 0
due to
go against NATTCenter 3 0 0 0
25-26. Guard Reservists Clow, 3B
champion AE School yesterday.No July Veterans'Ken Pendergras of Championship with 99x100 while Rlehardion, SS 2 1 0 0
aboard the Station for
results of that match were tieing for high over-all runner- sum- Penwell, P 3 1 1 0
VW-4 and Bill Arthur of VFP-62 mer training, are looking for
available at press time. up position with 199x200. retell 21 4 2 1
teamed to win the Two-Man Softball competition.In AE SCHOOL
AE SCHOOL has a season's World title, trouncing all other JAX NAVY'S three is currently two games to date, the Plays AS R H E

record of 42-14 but has been inactive competitors with an excellent shooting in the World Open Coast Guard has trounced Fiiher, 3B 3 1 1 0 ,
since the Center bowling Tourney, also at Lynnhaven. Kanen, CF 3 I. 2 0
199x200. NARTU 32-2 and 19-7. The
Moter, SS 3 0 1 0
lanes ,burned down earlier this Slated to run through August 8,
PENDERGRAS who is World the tourney annually attracts the winning team was composed lueder, 2B 3 0 0 0
summer. All-American Open champion;. chiefly of men from the New Gels, P 3 0 0 0
VW-4 "C" finished the regular lost by one skeet for the Military best skeetmen in the world. Orleans area. Harr, C 3 1 1 0
season with a 58-14 slat&and'was Following this, Pendergras is Hoenow, LF-P 3 0 1 0
title when a sharpshooting This
singles due to participate in eliminationsfor heavy-hitting group McClure, IB 2 0 2 0
tabbed a slight favorite in the Marine cracked all 200 birds. the team to represent this has departed the Station, due Smith,' RF 3000

All-Station affair. Arthur captured the Class B country in the Pan-American to a change in groups train- Totals 26 3 > 0

championship with 99x100 while ing here every two weeks, but
Games scheduled late this monthin A meeting of all representatives -
third member ,of the Jax Navy newcomers from Pittsburgh,
Chicago.The of units planning to enter a.
triumvirate, Walt Browne of Cincinnati and Birminghamand
VW-4 chief has learn in the Mainside Touch Foot-
TheWATER VW-4 took Class C honors with America in every major represented world- Houston are now here and ball League is scheduled to be

92x100. skeet encounter in the past several are ready for action.Arrangements held at 1000, August 11, in the'
Pendergras also came in for for games can Building Three Athletic Office.
In 1958 he
years. competedin
LINELatest singles honors, taking the AA I Worlds( be made through Lt. Reis at
the Tournament
j field I extension 8449. Pro Bears To Play Here
in the series of races at Moscow.

for the Greater Jacksonville Sail- NAMTD Breaks Sept. 5 Against 'SkinsThe

ing Trophy was held Sunday at Chicago Bears will make

Fernandina Beach with 13 boatsin Into Light With their fourth competitive appearance -

the, Open class. of 1959 in Jacksonville Saturday
Navy Jax Sailing Club's four Golf WinNaval M. : night September 5, at the

bantams were in action during Spring Gator Bowl when they meet the

the day. Second and third in Air Mobile Training De- i Washington Redskins in the fifth

tHe Bantams was taken by Clancy tachment beat off a lastminuterush : annual Jax Charities Benefit

Rich in No. 573, and Gene Guazzo by Patrol Squadron 18 to game.

in 571, respectively.The win the Mainside Spring Intra- Tickets are now on sale at the

regatta was sponsored by mural Golf Championship last r WI f S Tourist and Convention Bureauin

the Fernandina Beach Chamberof week.A 5' 1 >% Hemming Park, 'downtoWn

Commerce with backing of definite darkhorse when the Jacksonville.

the Jacksonville Clubs (Navy season started, NAMTD stayed
[ Jax, Rudder Club and Florida among the leaders throughoutthe The Officers Wives Bowling
I is due to start about
league play
I Yacht Club) to assist Fernandina season, however, jumping to
in getting a similar association the front in closing weeks. September 3.

1 started there. VP-18 edged FAETU for sec- All interested persons should\
contact Nancy Moessmer
at SP-
Navy Jax club has scheduled a ond place while VW-4 "A," in
1-2348 Phyllis Rutledge at EV-
I regular meeting next Tuesday, contention through early stagesof ;

I August 11, in the Quiet Reading the campaign, wallowed in the 7-3914; Betty Windham at SP-
-1168 or Jan Band at EV
[Room of the Library at King latter part and had to be content 4-4442,
before August 30.
Hall 563. fourth
Building with place.

All sailing enthusiasts and VA-44 "B"finished in fifth position Cowboy Jack and Mollie, riding

Quests are urged to attend. Elec- Operations was sixth, Fas- in the old wagon, were stranded

ion of officers will be held. ron Six seventh, with' VW-4 "B" with a broken-down horse. Seizing
GAIN MORE FAME Crack shooters of the Jax Navy -
eighth and VA-44 "A" in ninth Skeet Team (above) are currently competing in the World the opportunity, Jack said:

All representatives of bowling spot.The. Open Championships at Lynnhaven, Va. The trio should fare "Mottle,,my kisses are exhilarating
ams planning to enter Fall in- 679th Air Force and Marine well because they recently emerged from the World Military invigorating and thriIU1l .*
Championships with a host of trophies, some shown here. Leftto
amural competition are urgeda Barracks, both dropping out "Then get out and kiss that
right are veterans Bill Arthur and Ken Pendergras, and
meeting August 14, at of play during the season took Walt Browne. Pendergras and Browne are with VW4 while horse so's we can get home," said
DOO in Building Three. up the rear in final standings. Arthur hails from VFP62. she. .

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Page 8 JAX AIR NEWS 6 August .1959Schedule


of Spec al Servi es Activities and F cilities, Aug. 6-Aug. 12

MOVIES Thursday Friday Saturday I Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday

"AS Bldg. 812 1800-2000 1900 Only 1900 Only 1400-1000 1800-2000 1800 & 2000 Ig00 Only 1
The Mysterians Woman 'Obsessed The Best Some LIke It Hot Have Rocket Man'In Auntie .Aflame
r In Life are Free Will Travel The Net

NATTCeDJer, Bldg. 563 1900 Only 1800 & 2000 1400-1900 1400-1900 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only
Tonka The Mysterians Woman Obsessed Best Things Free Some Like It Hot Have Rocket Man In Net
.Hospital J. 900 Only 1900 Only J900 Only 1900 Only 19Q() Only 1900 Only 1900 Only
I Mardi Gras Tonka Mysteriaris Woman Obsessed Best Things Free Some Like It Hot Have Rocket


,Bld;. 3 0815-2100 081 -I00 1300-2100 1.300-:100 081&-2100 0815-2100 ,0815-100

NATTCenter,Bldg. 583 Og30-21oo 0930-2100. 1300-2100 1300-2100 0930-2100 0930-2100 0930-2100
Hospital 0800-1600 0800-1600 dOled 1300-1'100 0800.1600 0800-1600 0800-1800


KAS, Bid;. ISS 1000-2100 1000-2100 1000-2100 .oo-21oo Cloaed \ 1000-2100 1000-100

KATTCeDJer,Bldg. U3
1600-2200 1600-00 JOO-Z300 1300-300 lGOO-2OO 1600-2200 lGOO-2200

,Blue Jacket.Inn 000.2400 ;OO -2345 2000-343 2000-234.5 1630-2<<00 1630-2400 2000
e+ Jimmy Geiger JImmy GeIger The Redcoats Glenn R eves 'I Bingo

EKfATTc.m_ JG3O-300 1630.300 1630-2300
1630-2300 1200-2330 1400-2$30 1400-2330

EMfARTU llJO.UOO..1 1130-1300 1110-1300 llJO.tOO Closed Closed 111-1300(
1630-22SO 1630-2230 1690-2330 1630-mO mP.'M .t ,i'.r ,. la3-UBO(

NAS Outdo Pools 1100-20.00 1100-2000 l1OQ-OOO 1200-2000 1100-2000 1100-2000 pOO-2000
NATTC Outdoor Pools 1130-2000 1139-200( 1130-2000 1200-2000 1130-2000 1130-2000 1130-2000 .

TTC.DJer Gym Open
1300-2100 1300-2100 1000-2100 1300-100 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100

NAB Bowling 1100-2100 on 1100-2100 OD 1300-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-100 OB

NATTC Craft'Shop 1300-1630 1300-163D 1308-1630 -- 1300-1630 1300-1630 1300-1630 1300-1630
1730-2100 1730-210D 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100

Tennis Courts (Navy EL) 0600-Dark 0600-Dark 0600-Dark 0600-Dark 0600-D.ark 0600-Dark 0600-Dark

Golf Course 0830-Dark 0830-Duk 0730-1800 0800-1800 0830-Dark 0830-Dark- 0839-Dark
Flab Camp 0800-* hr. 0800-* hr. 0800-4 hr. 0800-* hr. 080044 hr.
Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Closed Closed

Hobby ShoprBldg.896 1'00-2100 1400-2100 9900-2100 1300-2100 Closed Closed .UOO-2100.

Indoor Sw1mmlng Bldg.614 1600-2000 1600-2000 1130-2000 1200-2000 1600-2000 1600-000 1600-2000


I .

+MM oti A-Sub Plans Use Local Sailors

,Of Torpedo Brain Learn Math
3 ++ rS Washington (A F P S) The
t tI first Polaris-launching submarine (Continued from Page 1)
the George'Washington, will furnished, one would think individual -
be equipped with an electronic cost would be high. But
"brain" which arms torpedoesafter p4 F interested, persons should pote
I d t>r_ i tT they are fired. _ that there is no charge for the

Part of the new Mark 112 classroom instruction. The cus-
vSC hS Torpedo Control System, the tomary enrollment fee is even
omitted.As .
equipment determines an enemy
ship's position i direction and long as there are a minimum -
speed, then solves the intricate r '-m. ttF'w of 10 applicants for a par-
geometric problems involved in 1 ticular course offered by USAFI
establishing a firing point. (there are many of them offering
For Rent training' on high school, collegeor
Clean apt., lots of shade. Gas The system also features a vocational level), a'class will
and Elec. furn. 204 River Rd. valuable antisubmarine defense 4 K' '
3 yk> f,. be formed, supplying teacher,
device. It may use one or a
Orange Park. '
books and supplies free of
combination of several sensing
3-Bdrm. 2 story hse. $90 per charge.If .
devises to detect enemy surface F
1310 Ave. EV-
mo. Edgewood t
students successfully complete -
; or underwater ships.
9-6930. an original course they! pftay
3-Bdrm furn hse. :5 min from take 'additionalUSAFI, wirepondencesefstudy t?
NAS. '$90 per hid. Mrs. Sweet, MDBS Payment Due or classroom

ext-294. Mutual' Death Benefit. Society i- SECURITY OFFICIALS MEET Military security officer courses at no, extra cost
;2-Bdrm unfurn apt. Elec kit members are reminded that assessment and civilian law enforcement officials of the area hare been CREDITABLE 'through most
Automatic, ,oil heat, Air oand. 'No. 123 is now due. and meeting monthly for Informal luncheons since last October. J nigh schools and colleges" next
optional.,$95'per 1n Ortega. Hills payable. U.S.HAS Attorney Jax was,poke host last on week."Preparation John Briggs Of Ey, {Cantor( )For Assistant Court USAF classes in basic and ad

EL 4-6646. The ten-day payment period Presentation from left are Capt. Mason Morris, of Cecil: Field vancedalgebra= at ; NARTU: are .
For Sale will end August' 12. Positivelyno Briggs Lcdr. Theodore Payne NAS Jax (hidden behind Briggs), scheduled to. commence, next.
3-Bdrm 2 bath hse. Fla. rm, payments can be accepted and E. E. Hargett. Special Agsnt.ia-Charge, of FBI in, Jacksonville monlh.

carport, large porch. Cedar Hills after this. date. v "We think it's a wonderful
Est. $1500 equity $77 per mo VA. Nuclear Weapons Schools Formed thing," remarked F. J. Maggi,
SP 1-2275. AE HONORS TO ADC, instrumental in organizingthe

For rent or sale-1959 29' hse N.Y.. WASH. MEN At Nprfolk Naval Base, Air Station first local course. "We don't
trailer, located south of Orange think the men will regret it."
Pfc. John Lilienthal of Jamaica Norfolk Va. (AFPS-The) Nuclear -
Park. CO 4-5582. "After all he added
Naval Base, and the Technical "it's
N.Y. and Donald Training Center
McKenzie Weapons
Ride Wanted Training! School, at the Naval convenient and free-what more
AEMAA, of Mt. Vernon Atlantic has been established hereto
Ride wanted in car pool be- I Air. Station. could you ask for?
Wash., ranked highest in and tech
tween 1136 La Marche Dr. Norm- provide operational The warfare' school conducts
andy Village and NATTCenter their class at Aviation Electrician's nical training in nuclear weapons. I orientation and employment cour- 'Hunting Accidents Mar Infant
Mate School gradua- I
area. Mon thru Fri 0715 to 1600.L. for Atlantic Fleet units. I ses for officers in nuclear weapons Season"-Reconverte ((West Va.)
tion July 31.McKenzie .
C. Ives, ext-8320 EV 8-3219. I West Virginia News.
or will leave NATT- The new training activity,which and guided missiles.
Center for duty with VW2at also assists Atlantic units in maintaining The training school gives "But the stalary wot good and
Suitor; #idding little sister: I have a widowed .mother living
Paftucent River, Md., whileLillenthal's tor officers and EM in
their: .nuclear capabilities, courses
"I'll give you a dime for a kiss. with men so I hesitated.Wild.woodbJltheSect -
Little Girl: "Heck, I can make is still unknown.nextduty 'station consists of two schools-the Nu- assembly, inspection, matntenan"II (N. J.Q Independent -

...more. than that taking castor oil." clear Warfare School, at the and storage of nuclear weapons. Record.