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Jax air news
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August 27, 1959


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F I Despondent Youngster Yearns' For Doll Companion' I

Almost everyone has a died bought the doll. did take her doll for an out- learned the doll was missing. thing, and doesn't usually mean

lucky piece or special memento She didn't live to give the ing. And now the doll is gone! Kathy has been whining and much to little boys or grown-

important beyond all practical doll to Kathy last Christmas Kathy had an appointment at crying lately and is just not ups. But most like little Kathy girls,who especially -
value. To five-year-old Kathy so it became an even more the Hospital's allergy clinic the happy energetic girl she ones
Ziegler one of the most precious precious gift.KATHY and perhaps her Tiny Tears used to be. And she has, ad- have just lost a grandmother,
real attach-
things in her life is a cherished the doll doll was her moral support. mitted she lost her doll at the can form dolls.If a very.

large Tiny Tears doll. almost as much as the memoryof After the clinic Kathy and Clinic or the commissary.Kathy's ment anyone to remembers seeing

EVEN BEFORE Kathy own- her grandmother. She never her mother stopped at the doll had close crop- such a doll in vicinity of the
ed this doll it was importantto took it outside her room which commissary store then wenton ped reddish-brown hair and Hospital Out-Patient Clinic or
her. Kathy's grandmother a had also been her grandmother's home. was wrapped in a yellow receiving commissary store last July 29,
constant friend and companion room except on very spec- KATHY'g mother reportsshe blanket for the rare please get in touch with Mrs.
before she entered the Naval ial occasions.But realized a change in the trip away from home.A James Ziegler, 6426 Ledbury

Hospital i and subsequently three weeks ago Kathy little girl's behavior before she DOLL isn't a very costly Drive SP 1-0315.

---- ---

One Month

StartingFor Early Outs Jft r

all Navy personnel
whose enlistments expire
between Oct. 1 and June 30,
there will be a one-month Vol. 17 No. 25 U.S.N.A.S. Jacksonville, Florida 27 August 1959

release it ... .
early program, was app'y.wu .Yv. -_ -'-------- .
revealed this week by Navy }}

officials.come late First next early week.outs will ta's\v: Pro-Pay Dates Bared;

Only exceptions to the

early discharge will be for : Recruiter Portion LostThe
those who want to reenlist

immediately and for those Navy has suffered a slight setback in an attempt to
going into the Fleet Reserveor give proficiency payment to recruiters and enlisted personnel -
to the retired lists. Cov- outside their Times
working rating specialties, Navy revealed -
ered by the early release planare this week.
Training and Administration exams in November.
The Navy had sought Defense
of Reserve (TAR) Back to the "pro-pay for recruiters
per- approval of its new pro-pay regulation -
and such" the
sonnel. which would permit $30- proposal
Where a ship is overseas, a-month pay raises for outstand- (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 2))

discharges can be held up ing men working outside their
until the ship reaches the
specialty particularly men serv-
United States if the normal ing as recruiters and instructorsat Rules CurbBumping
discharge date can be met Y training commands.
through the delay. THE PLAN was virtually killed -
There will be no authorizationfor
however during recent session -
extensions of enlistment so
that an individual can return WILLOW GROVE MEN"HERE Part of a class of enlisted 1 of Defense Department's Pay On MATS
home with his ship for discharge. Reservists from VP Fasron 935 of Willow Grove, Pa. study parts and Allowance Committee. The
BuPersspokesmen say the of a P2V engine in a classroom session which concludes today. group reached a 2-2 deadlock or Standard controls governing
early release program is neces- Nine officers and 43 enlisted men of the squadron are taking the issue handling of servicemen their dependents -
sary because of a cut of $20 mil- their annual summer training at NAS Jax. Left to right are, It was announced meanwhile and others traveling
lion in personnel 'funds from the Frank Grabill, ADI, instructor; Joel Taylor, AN Francis Savage, available" MATS aircraft
that ,next pro-pay examina- "space
1960 budget. ADR2 and Ray Carr, ADR2. -
tions will be held in November were ordered in Washingtonthis
with first payments to be made week.
LICENSE RENEWAL Reserve Fasron Jan. 1, 1960.Propay The aim is to prevent favorit-
OFFICE TO OPEN tests for enftsted per- ism and indiscriminate "bump-

Beginning Sept. 1, Florida sons in grades E-4 and E-5 will ing" of passengers.
drivers license renewals will Unit Trains Here be held November 3; while Nov- Until now space available trav-

go on sale in building 13, westside ember 5 is exam day for per- elers were"at mercy of the pass-
of Main Gate for $1.50 Currently on annual 14-day ists on their Jax visit are two sonnel in pay grade E-6 and E-7. enger terminal they were passing
not $1.25 as previously stated. active duty training here is support permanently attached BEGINNING in 1960 the Navy through. Rank now makes little
Operatedby the Junior VP Fasron 935 reserve squadron to persons Willow Grove. Fleet will set up a new schedule for difference; empty seats go on a
Chamber of Commerce with from NAS Willow Grove Air Wing 11 is also sponsoringtwo pro-pay examinations. E-6 and "first in-first out" basis in accord -
State authorization to renew Pa.Nine serving as liaison up will be tested in May with all with precedence list of per-
only valid licenses office hours officers and 43 enlisted personnel. other grades taking pro-pay sons authorized available travel. I

will be from 0900 to 1700 daily .men compose the unit which is The squadron's first cruise at
and from 0900 to 1300 on Sat- slated to depart for home on Saturday NAS Jax it arrived August 17
I urday during the month of in a P2V and SNB. Previouslythe

September. ACCOMPANYING the Reser- unit has seen duty at Quon-
set, Norfolk and Alameda.

Commissioned as a Fasron in
Comdr. Fleshman Retires 1946, the knit is skippered by

I Comdr. Albert Timer, a test pilot -

Monday At ATTC FeteComdr. ilian for life.Lockheed Aircraft in civ- (I 'iIV : !i

Wilfred E. Fleshman ACCORDING to unit officers,
assigned the task of seeking out
former commanding officer of Fasron 935 is the only Reserve
hostile Japanese sea forces in an
Naval Air Technical Training i unarmed Beechcraft.It Training Command squadron to I
have been awarded the Knoll- ,.
Center is due to, retire from the was in 1941 that he was Davis award for four consecutive S. 45/ : S

Naval service in ceremonies at designated a Naval Aviator and years. The award resulted

the Center's Administration was commissioned a Lieutenantin from an overall evaluation for

building at 1100 next Monday. 1944. proficiency of squadrons. ,Y.,
Comdr. Fleshman's career began He reported to the Center from While aboard the Station the
over 32 years ago when he the USS Corregidor in 1956 wherehe squadron's men are attending
Station served as executive officer. classroom instruction and work-
reported to Naval Training -
San Diego Calif., for recruit Among his awards he holds ing in shops where they receive I''

training. From there he attended, the Bronze Star Good Conduct on-the-job experience.In .
Radioman School. operation after only oneday's
Medal with one star American
flight notice the course which has
He completed raining at
Asiatic-Pacific ._
Defense with
star one instructor from Willow Grove ------- ----
Pensacola in 1930 and was desig-
Area American Area, World WarII and two from NAS Jax, offers LEADERSHIP CITATIONS Outstanding leadership dur-
nated an enlisted pilot. A notable ing the 1959 Federal Service Campaign for National Health
accomplishment of Comdr. Flesh- Victory Medal and National training in J-34 jet engines. Agencies hat earned Distinguished Service Awards for the co-
man was the last landing madeon Defense Medal. THE 14 men undergoing this chairmen ,of the Navy-Duval Steering 'Committee which spear-
the USS in 1936.Whenthe Comdr. Fleshman and his wife classroom training are due to receive headed the drive. Receiving the citations were Capt. Kenneth
Langley certificates R. Wheeler( left) NAS Jax Supply Officer, and Charles Field,
Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor will reside in Mandarin, Fla. upon today, complet- (right). Capt. James R. Reedy (center) NAS Jax commandingofficer
in December 1941 he was retirement. (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 1)) made the presentations. .. I


27 August 1959
I Idipt

'BARGAIN BILL' Periodic Safety Check :

.m }
1U4J8ltif BORN HERE"Doubleheader" Less Accidents

JesdorevtU. is a term

James R. Reedy _M.._______._.. Commanding Officer not owned exclusively by Although today's modern, powerfully..built automobile
Capt. Grayston IL Weber,__...._..._______... .Executive OfficerCommander for do-it..yourself
HAB Sbo Fleet Alt JeckMitTtlle baseball. is too complicated m device i ngeeds
Beer Adm. Kenneth Craig __ ___._ .._ _._ _..................... ....__!.T ""M .. check, -- Deriodically to see if
Capt.Georre R. Lakes _._ Chief of Staff Fairfax: m01.Ul-1" iU"- --- -- -
Capt Macphenoa Williams ?.....?._...............?M"t.-.........._.._ Chief of Staff. NAB Bttx Richard Bdylor, YN3, of expert attention. should not be less than two inches -
Fleet Air Win ElevenCapt .
Robert M. Ullner _. ........_ Commander VAP-62 knows full significanceof A mechanical e from the floor. Power brake's
Capt. Charles L. Lambing Technical.....?...?..._.....Tratalaff....?.......... Cnter_ Chief Staff OlavsiLb that term as on August 20 modern, hig -P d a tomo- should have the pedal not less

Comdr. Robert J. Fleming ................_,.......__...._W..M.._ Commanding Officer his wife, Sandra, presentedhim bile could mean death on the than one inch from the floor.
Comdr. Gerald R. Pearson ,_.M.M.M..M.M..M._.._ Executive Officer
Kavml with identical twins. highway. OTHER danger signals
Curt Alton C. AtMraethr ___ HorpWi..._.. .". .._ Commanding Officer simple pe- are
Capt John O. Itder--.M..M..M.M..M.__ Executive Office They are girls named Di PERFORMING a brake squealing, grabbing or
IfAXTU safety check will payoff locking. The car should not
a pt......._................ Commanding Officer Ann and De Ann. Di Ann riodic motoringand pullto
Ooeadr. William K:, hIardy-_..__..._. ......_......__.....-.. Executive: Officer weighed in at four pounds, In safer, more confident either side. And the handbrake
fewer accidents.What's more, should be able to hold the car on
four ounces while De Ann fol-
Printed eoounerdaDr with DOD-eP l'OPated fund in Jacksonville Florida it'll probably mean fewer big repair a steep hill when the transmission -
at no expense to the government and ta compliance! with NAVKXOS P-08 lowed 11 minutes later at four
Be*. July le S. Distributed free of charM to military and civilian personnel half bills. is in neutral.
.. fleet Air Jacksonville. Naval Air Station. Naval Air Technical Training pounds, eight-and-one
from ex- should check
CWL.neet Air Wing 11 Naval Air Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. ounces. Here are some tips Tires-You often

Kara! HoepttaL ............ .. perts of a leading automotive sup- for( cuts, breaks, embedded ob-
Service Information Officer ... ........... Comdr. D. H. EppersonAadstant
service Information Officer ?.........._ Andrew H. Planer They were born at the Naval ply maufacturer that will help jects and worn spots on treads
Editor: -Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporter -Alba Paterson; Ron Davit AN; of
and needless to
Hospital say, and sidewalls.
Gene Haran, JOSN. Staff Photographer-Joseph O'Brien. PH3. you obtain "highways peace
The Jax Air News U a Armed horses Press Service. "daddy" is tickled pink even mind." Uneven wearing of a tread
Material appearing In thia credit Ugtren.
credit reprinted prvvlding
tographs. unless otherwise are official U. S. Navy Pboto- though his cigar bill will be Brakes-When fully depressed, usually is an indication of faulty

paitditorta) offices located In Room s>S Main Administration Building. Phone' outrageous. the pedal on standard brakes wheel alignment or poorly op-
WtenaJona C1M., Wfl, m or Us. erating steering apparatus.

TIRE pressure should be

Civilian Job t checked about every two weeks

and before starting on every long

VacanciesAnnounced ; trip.Steering wheel and wheel

alignment While uneven tire
.. .... ; ::' wear is most easily detected signof
Following is a current list of ..' faulty alignment,misalignmentcan
top civilian positions vacant in sometimes be detected beforeit

the Naval establishment t' damages tires. '
: ., .
< \
-1" .\'('>. Be for wheel
There alert steering
are vacancies as: Super- I :
visory Naval Architect, GS-15, ti J/ 17? \\s shimmy or any unusual tightnessor
'at Military Sea Transportation : looseness in the wheel when

Service, Atlantic Area, :-i I M ( rN turning a corner.
lyn, N.Y. Check your temperature gaugeon
AS DEPUTY Brook-I the dashboard now and then

Repair Officer, the while driving. If your engine is

participates in direction of officeof ,/ running hot, inspect fan belt to

the same name. He is con- 1 \ see if it is slipping, and look for

cerned with material readinessof : leaks in the radiator hose or

MSTSLantArea ships. water dripping from the water

Vacancies for electronic scien- 11g11ii' ::' :: ii pump.

tists, GS-12 and 13, and a supervisory \ MUFFLER-Many drivers will

mathematician, GS-12, ... '. ..,. ., .,. __ _n"" "____ __m.ULTRA..SONIC put up with the rattle and sput-
exist -">"""""'""""'-'- -; \
f at Navy Hydrographic Of- CLEANING Five O&R Departmentswere ter of a bad muffler. They fail to
fic$, Suitland, Md. represented by 15 employees at a three-day sonic engineering realize, however, that this can/

An overseas vacancy exists training course here which concluded last Wednesday. endanger their lives.
on Wives
Guam for a supervisory librarian. Navy : Watching the process are, left to right, Frank Breithaupt. Indus- Lights In your garage or!
GS-7. At least five trial Associates Inc., of Tampa; Bill Davenport, NAS Norfolk; driveway, switch on the parking
years exper- Alfred Hughes Olmsted Pa. AFB: instructor Channing Hayes of
ience in both and
library is a prerequisite. Corner Bendix Corp.; Leo Horton, NAS Quonset; E. V. Woodard Jr., lights, headlights ( upper
GUAM ALSO announces 1 MCAS Cherry Point: Charles Carr. NAS Jax; K. H. Palmer, lower beam), brake pedal lights
opening for an architectural NAS Alameda, and L. C. Morgan HAS North Island. and turn indicators. Have another
engineer Navy Wives Club No. 86 met check to see if they're in
GS-12. person
Incumbent i is in the Yukon Park Clubhouse
manager of Giant New AEW perfect working condition.
and< August 18 for its bi-monthly Blimp
Estimates They
Branch of Design Divi- WINDSHIELD wipers -
sion. meeting. Due For Radar MissionsThe should work smoothly at all driv-

Critical vacancies also exist at Hostesses were Mesdames Paul ing speeds. Check to see if the

NAS Jax. A clerk-stenographer, Babick, Edward Waldo, E. F. Navy's newest and the world's largest non-rigid airship is rubber in the blade is flexible.If .

GS-4, is needed at Public Works. Kubisiak and Leonard Derleth. undergoing final tests at NAS Lakehurst, N. J. they're not, don't try to ad-

Incumbent serves as secretary to Delegates to the National Con- Expected to be operational with 'I just them yourself, unless your a
led endurance of the crew
Assistant Public Works Officer. vention in San Diego were elect- airship squadron ZW-1 by October mechanic. .

An appointment clerk, GS-4 ed. Representing the Club at the the blimp is called the "best rather than its fuel capacity and The wipers should not streakor

Is needed by Employment Divi-, October conclave will be Mrs. airborne early warning vehicle range. miss spots on the windshield.If .

sion of IRD at NAS Jax, to review 'John Davis and Mrs. Babick. flying today." One-half the crew will be on they do, ,have them replaced.

and process personnel ac Mrs. Betty Smith is Navy Wives IT WILL be assigned missions duty while the other half sleepsor Good housekeeping-Lives can
tions. on the Atlantic radar barrier as believe it or not,
Club No. 86 candidate for Na relaxes in living compartments be saved,
OTHER'' local vacancies include tional Parliamentarian at the part of the Navy's job with NO- in the upper tier of the through good housekeeping inside -
: RAD. The new blimp houses awiooi I
Tabulating Equipment convention.Next ..n 11. __ '__' __ .. control car. your car.
Operator (GS-3)); Engineer :raaar antenna inside ItS
meeting of the club i is
envelope to aid in
GS-13 detecting n
(Aviation! ) at $2.47; Metalsmith slated for September 2. All wivesof weather trouble spots. E ZiI v.
hourly Instrument
; enlisted men in the Navy; and .
Maker, at $2.52 an hour Designated the ZPG-3W, the ;
; Marine Corps are invited to at-
Aircraft Mechanic (Motor), $2.47 tend. i huge airship, manufactured by _
hourly?; Electrician (Lineman), Goodyear Aircraft Corp. is the
$2.47 hourly; Heating Equipment first blimp designed strictly for

Mechanic, $2.37 hourly, 'and Paver DOD Cuts NumberOf airborne early warning missions. .

$2.17 hourly.A A CREW of 25 will be assigned
complete list of job vacancies U. S. Flag Sizes i to the ship and the length of the

at all Naval establishments is on Washington (AFPS) The aircraft's flights will be control-

record at Employment Office, Armed Forces has cut the num- .5 '* '
Building 907. Further information Good, Pedlow Share Top 4 :
these ber of sizes of the U. S. flag and ____ 5' > t
on and
all other positions Honors At AEA( ) SchoolPfc. '
can be Union Jack the Department of '
answered ,
there. Office I I Lawrence Good of Hamil- :
are 0730-1200 announced. Lr.l
weekdays. ton, O. and Pfc. Paul Pedlow of i ; :

Only 19 sizes of the new 49. Media, Pa. were top honormen at

Small Stores To Reopen star flag are being produced com- August 21 graduation of Avia- A

Mainside and NAT T Center pared to the 33 sizes of the tion Electrician's Mate School, <'

Clothing and Small Stores Issues 48-star flag it replaced on July 4, Class A, at Naval Air Technical L k'i.S.\ + 1

Rooms, closed for inventory since 1959. Training Center. '"

earjy this week, will be open for Duty stations for the two Ma- _
The sizes will be further reduced ..
sales at 0900 ,
Tuesday, Sept. 1. rines are still unknown. :
before the 50-star flag is NATTC
PROMOTION DAY At an August 13 ceremony
When adopted, the Defense Department in the office of Comdr. Robert J. Fleming, (left) commanding of-
a man changes his mind "Liberace Presses His Suit in
ficer of NATTCenier, five
said. The reduction in sizes wa men were given promotions in rank.
ae much as a woman, chances are the result of an interservic British Court"-Clarksburg( W. Shown following the presentation are left to right, William But-
ler and Robert
Losert. both upped to lieutenant James Bean.
he's married to her. standardization action. Va. Exponent.)
Marion Brown and Horace Mallory, all promoted to W03.



27 August 1959 JAX AIR NEWS Page"

Pentagon Reminds One

f f'I. Of Gargantuan Beehive

; The Pentagon, the world's largest building for the world's

x biggest business, today houses almost 29,000 workers, top-

& ) 11 ri U .Ding a peak WWII staff of 26500.
This up-to-date figure, plus
three kitchens to two restaurants,
additional data Just released,
a r > -t1 1 h, shows the magnitude of the operation six cafeterias, nine beverage bars
and outside snack bar.
\ an
which directs U.S. military -
,r. x The Pentagon facilities include:
activities around the world.
With TheToastmasters THE PENTAGON was built on medical and dental clinics, op-

wilA a "crash" basis and was com- tometry shop, bank, credit union,

pleted in January 1943, only 16 post office, dry cleaning and
months after start of construc laundry shop, barber shop, uni-
Navy Jax Officers Toastmasters w form and tailoring shop, shoe

No. 546 resumed weekly \ \ tion.At one time, 13,000 men were shine and repair shop, railwayand

meetings Thursday after a sum- employed in the construction of airline ticket services, bak-

mer recess. Bill Mitchell was iV Y .J the building, on a 24-hour schedule ery, candy store, drug store
toastmaster for the evening. camera shop, department store,

Table topics, led by Moe Mees- Surrounded by 200 acres of jewelry store, florist, newsstandand

sner, consisted of a two-minute lawn and terraces, the building book store.
debate on a current events topic. COLD IN NEWFOUNDLAND You can fell these men itself covers 34 acres. It has five THE'PENTAGON is served by
not In Florida. NARTU
are Jax's VP-742, on ill annual summer
Junior Teske, of Navy Civi- training duty, flopped off at Argentia, Newfoundland for refuel floors, a mezzanine and basement. two commercial bus companies
lian Toastmasters, started the prior to heading for Rota, Spain. Front row (left to right) are It's five concentric rings are con- which operate approximately 800
speaking program with a talk on W. A. Hallmark. ADRC and C. A. Gnann ADRI. Rear, M., J. nected by ten spoke-like cor- trips: in and out of the buildingbus
"Parkinson's Law." Jerry John- Rogers ADR3; L. V. Hay, AOl, J. F. Egan AT2 C. W. Rowe, ridors. terminal every day.

son soloed with his Ice Breaker ADR2 and L. G. Simpkins. ATR2. HOME OF the Defense Department For those who drive to work

Clancy Rich gave a humorous, and hub for Army, Navy there are 30 miles of access high-
but thoughtful talk on "Don't Marine Corps and Air Force operations ways with cloverleafs leading to
Underestimate the Surplus." Capt. Reedy Asks CPO the Pentagon has 7,600 parking areas which cover about

Fritz Hellings, winding up windows, 65,000 light fixtures, 67 acres and can accomodate

the affair, made a dynamic plea 3,000 clocks, 550 water fountains, 9,307. automobiles.LuncheonHeld.
in pointing out highway menacesin Leadership For EMs 1,900 toilets in 240 rest rooms

his "I Plead For Life." and 530 hose cabinets for fire

Dick Barker from Navy Civil- "Most young fellows want to be shown, they want to re- protection.

ian Toastmasters participated in spond to persistent good example and they want to be some- Boasting the world's largest

evaluation of. the. speaking.. body themselves." So asserted NAS Jax Commanding officer switchboard, the DOD's telephone To Honor 1st

Capt. James R. Reedy of the responsibilities of leadership system handles 270,000 calls a '
N a v y Civilian ToastmastersClub and guidance to the enlisted man on his first hitch in the day over 50,000 phones connectedby IRD Retiree
2366 conducted its first Im- Navy. 175,000 miles of cable. The
promptu meeting Tuesday must get him thinking and give! could normally provide
even- Speaking at a luncheon at the system Industrial Relations, one of the
ing. All members received their him a challenge to his mind thatis service for a city of 200,000 re- newer Station departments, will
CPO Club last
Wednesday, Capt.
assignments as they walked in consistent with his capacity sidents. see its first employee retirement

the door, including the speakers. Reedy advised his audience that to achieve complete sense of Total length of the corridorsin before the year is out.

Designed to train members to leadership means application of career satisfaction-dedication tour the Pentagon is 17% miles. Mrs. Ada Boatright, here since

meet unexpected situations and common sense, consideration, and country and the Navy." But maximum distance betweenany October 14, 1941, will officially
to be able to orally two rooms, a sixminutewalk service
express good personal example in rela- retire from government
themselves with a minimum of tions with men in their charge, I is only 1800 feet. \December 31. The veteran employee -
preparation, the program was Car On Sale, At DISTANCE around the outer was honored at a luncheon -

toastmastered by Frank Dressler. as well as sincerity and know-how., enthusiasm, Credit Union I edge .of .the building... i.l. abou given by fellow workers lastS
Delivering speeches were Vic adaptability one mile mere are iw: stairway: Thursday.

Norman whose situation was "ABOVE ALL." expressed the The Jax Navy Federal Cre- and 19 escalators.To She began her career here at
"You are of the dit Union has for sale to high- feed the "noontime eaters.
adults chap- Captain, "it means loyalty to your the old Labor Board Office at the
eroning a of Cub est bidder a 1959 Buick Le- in" a staff of 625 persons pre.
group Scoutson organization. You are part of the Main Gate. Since that time, Mrs.
a night trip through the Sabre 4-door sedan, with radio, pares and serves meals from I Boatright has seen many changes
Navy, work for it, speak well of
forest. heater automatic transmission
The ,
group is lost. The FIRST SHOT FIRED both aboard the Station and
leader has selected you to tell the it, and stand by the principlesand white sid wall tires, in excel- throughout the vast Civil Service
First shot of the SpanishAmerican -
Scouts why they should no't'be objectives toward which it lent condition. System.
It be in the War was fired April 22,
afraid; Bill Clearman who ans- aims. may seen rear Leonard Eubanks, Industrial
wered the challenge to "You Capt. Reedy admitted sensinga of Building 39. If interested, 1898, when the USS Nashville, Relations Officer, presented the

have just been elected Mayor of real concern for the Navy's call Mrs. Breda at extension patrolling off Key West, fired a retiree a transistor radio on behalf -

this city in a dirty political cam- effect upon the young man on 8507. shot across the bow of a suspicious I of her coworkers.In .

paign and you are making your his first tour of duty, and "how I Sealed bids will close Wed- vessel. making the presentation,
inaugural address nesday, Sept. 2, 1959 at 1500.
; Aubrey Sil- the Navy, through proper guid- Eubanks said her "dependability,
vey offered tips for future situ- ance and training can salv- The Credit Union reserves the One for the road when behind job interest and desire to alwaysdo
ations to "Your right to refuse any and all
has just read age more of them for careers wheel, her best have played an im-
the riot act to you and Informedyou which will be rewarding to the value.bids, if not within reasonable Has led to many a painful portant part in the local IRD pro-

in no uncertain terms that service as well as turning backto ordeal. jram."
you are NOT going to Toastmasters civilian life useful citizens

tonight;" Max Suter delivered dedicated to preservation of whatwe

"An address to a graduatingclass call the American way of
of a Barber's College" and life."
Dick Barker on "You have just
"THIS IS not a way of life
returned from Russia and are peculiar to Americans, but char-
addressing the
Parent-Teachers acteristic of all free societies
where the rights of the individual -
Impromptu critics Were
Ezra are respected," he emphasized. -
Batte, Junior Teske, Marv Blum- .
, berg, Norman, and Andy Planey.
Speaking particularly of the
Paul Ames handled table topics,
while average sailor from a good home I I II
Planey was master evalu-
entering the Navy with the foun-

ator.The club also elected officers dations for good character already -

for the next term. New officersare established, Capt. Reedy
Clearman observed that it is often up to
president; Batte,
his immediate superiors if this
president; Teske,
administrative vice preisdent fellow goes on to develop a good
Dick Baber ; ethical code which will enable
secretary; Barker,
treausrer and him to live a useful life in a free
; Bill Purcell
sergeant -
at arms. society. # '

The fellow who boasts about THE audience SPEAKER that "there encouragedhis is noth- ; I1! iii

what he's going to, do tomorrow ing wrong with being a Dutch !

usually is quiet about what he uncle you are familiar with ,,.. --- _. ..--._,__.'.........._....- ------- __..--y- ,_
did yesterday. all aspects of the young enlistedman's PLANK OWNER RETIRES FROM IRD Mn. Ada Boatrighi (third from left) retiring from
life. Let them know you her post at Industrial Relations Department, wai honored by co-workers last week. First retireeof
can and will help if they needit. IRD, Mrs. Boatright started work here in October of 1941 and has witnessed many changes in
Third grade school teacher: ." the growth of NAS Jax. Her retirement becomes effective December 31. Presenting her a transistor
"I'm too young to be as old radio on behalf of fellow employees is Leonard Eubanks, (fourth fom right) Industrial Relations Of
as 'To prepare an individual for ficer. Left to right are, Geoge Barker, George Grimmette, Mrs. Boalrighi, Eubanks, Michael Cas-
I am!" his future," he concluded, "we cone, Florine Gannaway and Henry Masterson.



g 27 August 1959

-Turns To Modern Whirlybird :':" ..t4I:1JBR'J)1 "
/ .

Minus 'Sleigh, St. Nick j:.. : :' !J1rtJ" >- >l@J

The stork was kept busy at the

In Visit Here Naval Hospital recently, with 26
MondayNext rivals appearing on 'the

Monday at about 0945 Santa Claus, TAD on Spec- In one of the busiest days to

; ial Mission from his North Pole duty station, will walk date, 14 births were recorded

through the doors of Building 554 and officially open the July 17. Of this number, all but
Navy Exchange Toy land.
ferried To satisfy the "...erC western one' were boys.
Santa is being to Tovu
land by -he 1piei; an undisclosed firearms made famous by TV Seeing the world for the first
heroes available well that date were: Frank
are as as time on
! place,presumably where
authentic Indian HF to Ltjg) and Mrs.
( he parked I his reindeer in the an wigwam, Roger ,
shade! rocking horse and books of West- Frank Bies; Boy, Robert Ed-

I ern adventure stories.In ward, to Robert Dahl, AEC, and
I DURING HIS short visit, the Mrs. Dahl; Baby boy, to William
keeping with missile [
mentor of our
! Christmas will distribute La
Craft, AN, and Mrs. Craft;
'I gifts to children on hand, age interests, many toys are focused Thomas Franklin, to Thomas
and is expected to lend a on weaponry and outer __
i sympa- Dees, BM2, and Mrs. Dees; Baby
Launching stations with
thetic ear to youngsters who have space.
special requests. appropriate missiles share the boy, to -George Juno, TD1, and
"" I II. spotlight with mechanical air- ?r'r'b sy. Mrs. Juno; Boy, Britt Stephen,
, This year, as in the past, over planes. to Ltjg( ) and Mrs. Abner Lowry,

I. 2,000 items are arrayed for the and girl, Sherrie Leigh, to Nor-
t delight of children from infancy ORDERED at the giant toy man Mann, SN, and Mrs. Mann.
1 to adulthood. A menagerie of fairs held every March in New w
many-colored stuffed animals York, the toys have been arriving Also, Richard Dale, to Lester

\ flanks one entire wall of the 32- from the factories since Parrott, AMH3, and Mrs. Par-

i foot wide building with bicycles early May. Most items this year ?, {y:. rott; Daniel Patrick, to Daniel

( racked against the o pp osit a wa.11I U, _ora_--.Atnof__..__---eo tran.marfo: _..___, nut a_ line ------.- Sweenev.. AD2 and Mrs. Swee-
I 210 feet away: of imported bicycles will be fea- WHAT A LIFE SAVERI! :'" There undoubtedly isn't a better ney; Anthony Mauerice, to Roy
tured. spokesman for automobile traffic safety than Glenda Adams. Jones, SD3, and Mrs. Jones; Mark
I IN ADDITION to bicycles, tricycles honorary, commander of the 679th ACWRon and symbol of Alan,, to John Knight, ME1, and
1 and allied pedal toys,which From Monday on through De- unit's safety campaign. Lt. Col. Oiva Kivipelio, 679th commanding Michael Roby, to
I last year accounted for more cember, Toyland will be open officer, seeing to be enjoying sharing his command with Mrs Knight; '
than 30 percent of all sales, the daily from 1000 to 1730 and from Miss Life Saver. The local unit is conducting a three-month Ensign and Mrs. William Mc-
campaign in conjunction with the Air Defense Command. Fadden; Larry Steven, to S/Sgt.
selection includes cuddly dolls, 0900 to 1200 each Saturday. ToJ
and Mrs. Charles Moulder, and
educational and doityourselfkits purchases may be "hidden" until Beauty Rules As 'SkipperFor Roger Duane Jr., to Roger Rich,
sports equipment, games December 23.
SN, and Mrs.
, and puzzles, books, mechanical
I The NAS Jax Toyland is the Six babies arrived July 18.
and metal toys, children's furni- AC&W
, ture, musical instruments and first in the Jacksonville complexto Day' Of They were: girl, Betty Jean to
open for business, but similar AN and Mrs.
' Adolph Battista, ,
t' phonographs and records. Air Defense Command; Air
facilities at Cecil Field, Mayport, Force bases throughout the I 679th Aircraft Control and Warn- Battista; boy, John Randall, to
Green Cove Springs and NAS ing Squadron at NAS Jax and John Euton, AA, and Mrs. Euton;
country are supporting an au-
Civilian Cafeteria Glynco will open soon. tomobile safety campaign for military ''at every Air Defense Command girl, Rebecca Elizabeth, to Sgt.

and civilian vehicles for base have pledged themselves to and Mrs. Gale Koening; boy,

Planning Another Only One ,Fleet the months of July, August and neither accidents or moving traf- Jeffrey Wayne, to Robert Parker -
September.Air fic violations for the three-month CS2, and Mrs. Parker; boy,
Admiral RemainsFour to Omer Toney,
period.AT Michael Wayne,
Luncheon Force personnel at thec.Po
Special: weeks after one of theNavy's END of the campaign,those ENC, and Mrs. Toney, and boy,
The Civilian Employee Food pledges still valid will be for- Patrick Michael, to Robert Welch,
Services Board, In cooperation great leaders, Fleet Ad- { Notes I warded to Air Defense Command FN, and Mrs. Welch.
with of miral William D. Lea h y, was birth of
manager the Civilian Headquarters where a drawing July 19 also saw the
Cafeteria, has arranged for a buried in Arlington National Ce- I The "Captain's Ball" honoringnew I will be held for two donated six youngsters. They were: boy,

very reasonable special luncheonfor metery, the'caisson again moved commanding officer of NAS Studebaker: Lark automobiles.In Mark Francis, to Joseph Altman,

next Wednesday.The slowly through the streets of the Jax,' Capt. James R. Reedy, is addition, the Miss Life Saver EOH3, and Mrs. Altman; girl,

full luncheon on ala carte Cemetery, this time carrying the planned for Friday, September 4 selected by each Unit will Angela Denise ,to John Tyler,
basis would cost well over one at 2100. and Mrs. Tyler; girl, Susan
body of ]another five-star great, have the apportunity to competein AM3,
dollar, but special luncheon basisis Uniform will be to Charles Kearley, CS2
Fleet Admiral William F. Bull tropical white contests up the line, to even- Ruby,
being offered for only 70 cents, ( ) long. Dancing will be held on the tually vie for title of Miss Life and Mrs. Kearley; girl, Mary

including tax. Halsey. patio, weather permitting. En- Saver of Air Defense Command ina Elsie, to James Robinette, RD2,

The special luncheon will con- War-time commander of the tertainment will be by the Jax national contest. and Mrs. Robinette; boy, Clifford

sist of:, 1/4 Fried Chicken; Mashedor Third Fleet, Fleet Admiral Hal- Navy Band. MISS GLENDA Adams, selected I\Michael, to Orville Shore, ATI,

French Fried Potatoes; Choiceof 76 died An 679th's Miss Life is i and Mrs. Shore, and Baby girl,
sey, August 16. His passing End-Of-the-Season family as Saver, and
one Vegetable; Tossed salador > leaves only Chester W. Ni- picnic is planned for Saturday, a former Miss Jacksonville Jay- to William Turner, AEN3,

Cole Slaw; Roll and Butter; mitz as the nation's September 26. The affair will begin cee, and holds the titles Miss Mrs. Turner.
Slice of 'surviving
Canteloupe, or at 1400 Blaze Miss
and secure at 1800. Azalea and Miss
Fleet Admiral.
Flame. The nineteenyearoldbeauty
Recognizing that many em- Only other man having served "Fried-Hamm Wedding An toured-the Station as U. ,S.-Moroccan

ployees would prefer to select as Admiral nounced." Honorary Commander of the
Fleet i was Ernest J. Fleminpsburjr (Ky.) Ease
their own items on an ala carte King, who died June 25, 1956. 'Times Democrat.tllff Unit and was honored at a Friday Pact May

basis, arrangements have been u luncheon______n__n at_. the Officers________
made to offer patrons / fried Club. Rift On BasesOne

chicken for only 35 cents. The Studebaker Lark automo- of

These special luncheons are in bile shown in the picture above million dollars a month

keeping with desires of the Food was loaned on display by a local needed foreign exchange will be

Services Board to offer whole- J merchant as an example of the put into the Moroccan treasury,

some meals at reasonable cost. _______ first prize to be awarded. In resulting from an agreement and Mo-be-
Of course, like any other business addition, 148 cash prizes will be tween the United States

operation, continuance of such awarded in the national contest. rocco
special luncheons at such reason- According to Navy Times, the
Locally, prizes by area
able prices will depend upon the mechants and three cash awardsof agreement, negotiated by Moham-
med Morocco and JohnP.
25, 15 and 10 dollars will go Air
special, luncheon will be to lucky Air Forcemen who keepan I Condon, a United States
offered at the Main Civilian Cafe- accident-free record for three Force labor negotiator, makes
teria in Building two, at the Can- months. the Moroccan government
teen in Building 110 and on the employer and paymaster of all
local civilian labor on United
Mobile Canteen Unit. The Food
NAS SafetyTV States bases in Morocco.
Services Board urges you to take '
whatever action is necessary to Show The agreement is important to
ear-mark the date, September 2, : _ the U. S. because it is the first
in order that you may take advantage z In cooperation with the recognition by the Moroccan

of this special luncheon.A Jacksonville-Duval County government that U. S. air and
Safety Council and WFGA- Naval bases there have any sta
is TV, NAS Jax will present a
braggart a person who can tus.It
hardly wait to get his feat out 15-minute television programon is important for Moroccans
TOYLAND LINE-UP for--th.off1c;i
Ready "kickoff"Monday Safety via Channel 12 at i because added
of his mouth. it will give them
at 0945 when Santa Claus will arrive to open Toyland
.1! 0 Navy. Exchange. counters are piled ,high, and wide with toys 1415 on Sept. 3. : foreign exchange at a time when
Wife: "You were right, dean games and sports equipment. Exchange employees Connie Phases to be covered include their country is undergoing a
Chapman (rear).and Margaret Layette put finishing touches on Industrial safety, fire preven- I monetary crisis and appears to
andJ was wrongllwland display featuring football helmets and other assorted gridiron tion and boat and water safe- be moving toward withdrawal

:. "Forgive me." gear for future All,Americans.. See story above. ty. 1 from' the French monetary zone.


27 August 1959 JAX AIR NEWS Page 5

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r Photographic Squadron 62, based at NAS Jax, presents one of the most Interesting .

activities in the Navy today.
t Not only is highest quality airmanship required by all crew members but it's one
Q:: .r I S ;.. of the few squadrons where you can see a direct result of flight quality. -
DUE TO THE Jobs as-
many i primarily devoted to projects for American-manufactured A J-2 P
l 4\. signed to the unit, it has an act-
ate E & y 9 I the Coast and Geodetic Survey, "Savages" This is a carrier or
: ive and productive peacetime role,
: c land-based aircraft with
Hydrographic Office, Army Map equipped
____ as well as the task of trainingfor
: 4: combat operations. Service, Corps of Engineers and two reciprocating and one jet en-
Dept. of Agriculture with miscel- gine.
Known VAP-62 the
as squadron -
is the only long-range photo laneous projects for other Federal THE PLANES carry a crew of

outfit based in the United States. and state groups. four men able to operate, in any
Sixty-Two's j job encompassesboth Activity is not confined to this combination, the 11 camera stations -
day and night photography, continent and of this date, VAP62 of the aircraft. The, squadron -
including reconnaissance work, has had a number of detach- also has one photoconfigured
cartographic mapping and' radar ments on the five continents. Oneor Beechcraft, valuable for
photography.It's two-plane detachments are training and limited photo work.

been established that 85 usually sent on overseas projects August 15 marked second anniversary -
percent of intelligence comes rather than deploying as a whole.To of NAS Jax.

from aerial photographs and accomplish its many and Commissioned here in 1952, the

VAP-62, along with VFP-62, pro- varied projects, VAP-62 has a squadron was originally desig-
W, ,_wm' ___, vides most of the Atlantic Fleet's complement of 32 officers and nated VJ-62. In October of 1952,
NIGHT PHOTO CONFERENCE-One of the varied missions aerial photo work., over 300 enlisted men. a move was made to Sanford.
of VAP-62 is that of night photographic work. Receiving I ITS STATESIDE activity is It flies seven of the North The squadron participated in
instructions in night photo techniques are Lt (Jg) N. N. Peder- i missions aboard the YTCC9 u,;:)I s
son, (left) and LL R. E. Rogers. Instructing them is Lcdr. M. J. training
Sheridan, (second from right.) Operations involved in night Intrepid in 1955 and in July of
photography are very critical and are made possible throughuse that year made another move,
of photo-flash catridges, one of which is held by D. Z. this time to Norfolk. Less than a
Spence. AO3.CREATING. year later, present designation of
VAP-62 was given the outfit.

Present commanding officer of
the squadron is Comdr C. W.

Hollinshead, who took over reins
ML Nov. 10, 1958.

VAP-62 IS slated to receive
some A3D-2Ps this fall. This air-
craft will eventually replace the
AJ The Douglas twin-jet A3D
will provide much greater lati-

j r'x tude of operation.In .

\ : .1 preparing for arrival of the
; new planes, personnel have been
sent to the Douglas plant in Cali-

", em fornia and to VAH-3 in Sanfordfor

';t :N; _______ training.
When the squadron hits peak
proficiency in use of its A3D-2Ps,
it's anticipated that a good por-
ti tion of the force will be deployedto
supplement photographic capa-
bilities of the Atlantic Fleet

IN THIS regard, one of VAP-
62's long-range aircraft will prob-
ably be stationed aboard each of
A MOSAIC Prior to the assembly of photos the major carriers in the Medi-
of an area into one single mosaic photo, the individual "flight terranean.The .
lines" of photographs must be assembled and matched care- -' --
AERIAL CAMERA Installation and alignment
of the whole Involved in INSTALLING extremely important role
fully to give an accurate picture area.
of aerial must be exact. Shown installing a nose
this task are, left to right, R. R. Bishop. AN E. B. Denser, PHI camera in an AJ-2P cameras are W. L. Anderson, PHAAN, (left) and that Heavy Photoron 62 fills in
and H. G. Hunter, PHAAN. A completed mosaic may take overa J. P. Ridenour, PHI of the Photo Installations Division. Repair the Navy today presents a great
hundred individual photos to produce. and adjustments of cameras and their associated equipment responsibility.The .
also takes much of the time of photographers. Home photo timing squadron's flight time and
and just aren't good enough for aerial
definition exposure
Housing Education Hold photography. aircraft availability records,along
with fine quality of many projects

Bulk Of Veteran's QueriesThe completed, clearly demonstratesthis
Some 10 August Stickers I responsibility has not been

Sax Air News, in cooporation with the Veterans Administration MondayAugust shirked.
periodically prints questions and answers of interest from View Ships On I
former servicemen and their fgml1il'lI' date stickers of pri-
vately-owned vehicles driven
I Q. The firm I work for is consider to be full-time? Lake's JunketAn aboard the Naval Air Station

I transferring me to another city A. For graduate studies, thereis estimated 10 million people, will expire Monday.
and therefore I must sell my GI set number of hours. The of the
no almost six per cant na- The Vehicle Registration Of-
house. Will it be possible for me VA accepts the word of your tion's population viewed the 28 fice at the Main Gate reminds Sunday. August 30
to get my GI loan entitlement school whether you are on a full- warships of Task Force 47 dur- persons with such date stickers ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL
back, so I may apply for another time or part-time basis.Q. ing the recent. Operation Inland to renew them by Mondayto 0830-Service of Worship.

loan? I was recently examinedby Seas. avoid confusion Tuesday 0930-Sunday School, three-
A. YES. IT is possible to have with year-olds through adults, Build
a doctor in connection This was the Navy's first cruiseon morning.
GI loan entitlement restored, in reinstating my GI insurance, but the Great Lakes since the War Vehicles with August decals ing 722; Service of Worship,
cases where the sale is for compelling neglected to sent the examination of 1812 in which an English war will not be able to enter the Chaplain Beatty.
reasons. The VA, however report to the VA. Will the reportbe armada went down to defeat be- base after 2400 August 31. 1100-Service of Worship.
must be released of all lia- acceptable to the VA if it fore American warships. Documents required for renewal 1830 Teenage Fellowship,
bility on the present loan.Q. is sent in late are valid insurance Small Chapel; Senior-High Fel-

I have a dental condition A. THE REPORT should have More than 11,000 Navymen manned, policy 1020.5, current state lowship, Building 722.
from combat wounds, but for been sent immediately after the Marines and midshipmen registration, identification cardor 1930-United Fellowship of
which I am not entitled to receive examination. If the delay has ships of the Task' Force com- badge and current driver's Protestants, Building 722.
E. B. .
manded by Rear Adm. Tay- .
compensation. Is there any been more than five days, you Force license.
deadline in my case for applyingfor must submit a statement that you lor, Commander,Destroyer ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL
outpatient dental treatment? Atlantic Fleet. Visits were 0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass.
are in as good health as when states during .
33 cities in eight What They're Saying
A. No. Veterans whose non examined. If they delay has been
the 30-plus days.A "Deterrence requires adequate ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL
compensable dental conditions more than 31 days, the VA can
resulted from combat wounds not accept your late report. You total of 1,826,000 visitors were I military forces and the will to Naval Hospital
may apply at any time and receive must take another examination. logged aboard Task Force 47 use them but it also requires that 0630-Sunday Mass.0930Protestant .
as many treatments as are (Veterans living in or near this ships. The heavy cruiser Macon, the enemy believe that you have Service.
needed. area who wish further Information largest Navy ship even to sail both the capability and the will-
various the Great Lakes, set what may Texan dictating his toil To
about their
0I AM studying for doc- "
my Malcolm A. Macln
ingness, -
torate degree under the KoreanGI should write or visit the VA Office be an all-time Navy record when my son I leave three million dollar
BilL How many hours of at Room 302, Post Office 29,200 visitors swarmed aboardin tyre, Under Secretary of the Air *! He's lucky" I'didn't cut him

classroom work does the VA Building in Jacksonville.) a single day at Cleveland. Force. off entirely.


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Page JAX AIR NEWS 27 August 1959

Famous TV Post Restored Monument
I Cavalry Being Y \', ) k Y Tbik

Ghost: riders in the !5&YWj-
once thundered across mesa and generals as Grant, Lee, Sherman, 1880's activity ceased.
mount and sleep in peace! Di-
plain are being restored. Soon Ft. Sheridan, Longstreet and Burn- But in its rip-roaring days it
rector John Ford and actor John had the reckless spirit of the
Union will again resemble the side.
Wayne, you'can declare a Holly- horse soldiers. One old account
Southwest stronghold that was
wood holiday!'FtL: Union, take-off built in 1851 and abandoned 40 I Ft. Union protected settlers and book shows a lieutenant in one %,4& .. w s,
travelers In the month spent $$5 on liquor and
point for many a cavalry rescue, years later.Frontier territory won
and tobacco. He
has been dedicated from Mexico, but later became a $20.12 on
formally as a ,4
for setting 'em }
history is written in was quite the boy
national monument. depot housing some 2,000 people
at the bar.
its adobe walls and stone jail. up I
and supplying 50 lesser forts and II I
Ruins of the old post, 60 miles Among the famous military men cantonments in a 500-mile radius.Its And it got results. The next. W ; i <

northeast of Santa Fefrom which who either visited the post or importance waned after the month he was promoted to cap- Y, 'N} .

hell-for-leather: cavalry troops- were stationed there were such Civil War, however, and in the For Rent

tain.That IJ%-Bdrm unfurn hse kit equip.
'White Fleet' ;" I Invention Avail Sept 1st. 5161 107 St. EV-

p rza iy L' $ 9-05543.
'I ,
> r a ; kSXt.
{ qIt
Mercy Tour 5., 4 May Earn You 2-Bdrm unfurn' hse elec hot

<*r ?Fr w' 3 S 4S water' heater, hardwood floors.

Near buses, stores. 1307 Hamilton -
Is Much
Proposed St. RA 5-0211.

in your files now. if you Furn hse
yard, carport,
New York (AFPS-A) Navy
have an invention or two sitting age hse. 8601 Roosevelt Blvd.
commander has proposed a plan
around. 3-Bdrm furn 2 bath
hse. Scrn
for a "New White Fleet" of moth- w
balled ships which would tour tq biP < The U. S. Patent Office is push- porch $110 mo. 1944 Constant Dr.

the world on mercy missions and ing what's termed a "grass roots" (Normandy Village) EV 9-8883.

combat the spread of disease program to forge the country 3-Bdrm 2 bath brick hse. Lites

and Communism in undevelopedareas. ahead in new inventions and and gas incl. Avail Sept 1 $60

a scientific knowledge.A mo. 755 King St.For .

Comdr. Frank Manson, now i >o new booklet has been pub- Sale

stationed in London, proposedthe lished that should provide muchof 3-Bdrm 1% bathhse Air Cond,

project in "Life" Magazine. It the information an inventor swim pool, $2100 dn. Ortega Hills
already has won sponsorship of EV 8-0587 between 0900-1700.
PROVEN WARRIOR needs prior to applying for a pa
Churning through the Pacific, the
four who
Congressmen are urg- 2-Bdrm frame hse. Completelyredec.
attack carrier Lexington catapults an A3D Skywarrior Jet from tent.
ing it to be a reality. her deck. Dubbed the "Blue Ghoit' during WWII, the modern- Large lot. EV 5-2255 between -
"An Information Aid for In-
ized chip carriers air-to-air Sidewinder. and air-to-surface Bull- 0900-1630.
THE FLEET at first would consist ventors' 'is for sale by Superin-
pup missiles in her arsenal.
2-Bdrm hse trailer.
$300 equity
of six vessels, including a tendent of Documents, U. S.
hospital ship. It would be the take over pymt. $65 mo. EV-
Government Printing 0 ff i Ice'
s second "White Fleet" in U.S. his- New Guide To Bureaucrese Washington 25, D.C. It sells for 9-1619.
tory. President Theodore Roose- 15 cents. 1-Bdrm 24 ft hse trlr, electric

velt sent such a fleet to world brakes. Good cond. $950, Jack Ri-.
: Should Tickle Service Folk Proof that Americans are inventive ley ext-255.
ports as a symbol of U. S. Naval
might. as ever lies in the fact MiscellaneousFree

the Patent Office issues an trailer space and water
The commander's plan would Sacramento, Calif. (AFPS-The) war against gobbled. average of 1,000 patents weekly. provided for acting as custodianfor

have the de-mothballed ships eygook goes on-in state government as in the armed services weekend cottage. No physical
has his
Once the inventor
contribu- -wi daffy\ definitions as the ammunition to deflate fuzzy pa-
supported by private tent there are a number of waysin work. H. E. Jarrard, 1227 NevaSt.
tions. words and phrases. I add to the which he get developers EV 9-5683.
more names memo. may,
lie estimate the cost of ready- Certainly people in the service Implement a Program lUre and/or investors interested in it. Riders Wanted-From Arlington -
ing the fleet and maintaining it will appreciate the list compiledby and the of- to NAS, 0715 to 1550 ext-
people expand
more !
One is 'the Patent Office
Elzy Wright of the California through -
for 18 months at between $20 8388, Champion.
and $30 million, with an addi- Motor Vehicles Department. fice.Under .Consideration We're publication, "Official Gazette Swap Wanted-Airman, 15 mo.

tional $10 million for each addi- They might even think twice looking in the files for it. which circulates descriptionsof obligated serv. Would like to

tional year. afterward before limiting their I Meeting-A mass mulling by newly patented items. swap with AN in Jax area. Du-

THE HOSPITAL ship, key ves- vocabulary with such old sawsas masterminds. ties include ship's driver. TAD

sel of the fleet, would be com- : Conference A place where 'JOHN BULL' BAGGEDThe ashore when ship in port. Jerald

plete with operating rooms and It's in Process-So wrapped up conversation is substituted for the Continental Fleet made its Perser, AN, 4th Div. USS F. D.

wards for 800 patients, and would in red tape that the situation is dreariness of labor and the lone- first capture of an enemy shipon Roosevelt, c/o FPO, N. Y.

carry 75 doctors and nurses. almost hopeless. liness of thought.NegotiateTo April 4, 1776 when the Colum- Swap Wanted 15 obligated

At present the Navy has four We'll Look into It-By the time I' seek a meetingof bus, under command of Commo- serv. Would like to swap with

big hospital ships in mothballs, the wheel makes a full" turn, we minds without a knocking together dore Esek Hopkins, captured the AK2 in Jax area. Daniel Baldwin,

all completely equipped. assume that you'll have forgotten of heads.ReorientationGetting. British tender Hawk. AK2, VF-102, NAS Oceana, Va.
lIT 11 'P : about If tooProgramAny. \
A4U.e, commenting; editorially A" used to
on the Manson proposal, believesit assignment that working again.

could win "more real friends can't be completed by one phone Reliable Source-The guy you

abroad for the U.S. than any call. just met.

other great project since the Mar- Expedite-To compound confu- Informed Source The guy who
shall Plan." sion with commotion.
told the guy you just met.
Channels The trail left by
Unimpeachable Source The
inter-office memos.CoodinatorThe. guy who started the .
rumor orig-
guy who hasa % YZ.yS
desk between two expediters. inally.
r1: ; I IA Consultant (or Expert) Any Clarification To fill in the J JI
background with so many details
ordinary guy with a briefcase
that the foreground goes under-
more than 50 miles away from _
home. ground.We ..M1
Are Making a SurveyWeneed
Activate-To make carbons and
Yh more time to think of an j
0 s!'+< ; i' oY yohYf' ks
: aG
UltrckLong Runway answer. 1
Note and Initial-Let's spreadthe ,

At Cecil Field responsibility for this. .
> r Rb Sf 2 (r aY YA' :
h.Y Y i.,4 See Me, or Let's DiscussComedown

A:r Bigger and faster Jet planescan to my office, I'm lonesome.We (
(q 4'vv now be accomodated on NAS Will Advise You in Due

Cecil Field's north-south out- Course-If we figure it out, we'll !
444 board runway following'comple- let you know. ,

I tion of a two and one-half mile Let's Get Together on This-
long extension to the landing
I'm assuming you're as confused 2 1
< Cost of construction was set at Forwarded for Your Consideration }

three and one-half million dol- -You hold the bag awhile. If
lars. Building had been going on Ic

since July, 1958.Interesting .
Civilian Blood l
sidelight on con- Day INTO THE WILD BLUE Capt. James R. Reedy NAS Jax
struction of the new runway extension Set commanding officer, climbs into cockpit of one of VA-44's F9F- i
September 3 8T "Cougars, prior to solo
was that a creek in therunway's a flight. Capt. Reedy has been flying
I the swept-wing Cougars with the Hornets for about month and
Another Civilian Blood Donor a fJ
.- path had to be crossed, -
expects to continue his proficiency in the swept-wing fighters.
ESCORT WANTEDEuropeanglamour or the creek itself rerouted.It Day is scheduled for Sepem- Capt. Reedy is a veteran Jet pilot, having experience with the l'
girl Laya Raki gets was decided to cross the ber 3 for NAS Jax employees. A3D heavy attack bomber and the F9F5. Comdr. Damon W. C
set for an evening on the town. Cooper VA-44 commanding officer, Initiated check-out of the e
Sal Creek and "A" and "O" blood
Taylor an Types are
The only thing lacking is an F9F-8T for Capt. Reedy, first NAS Jax skipper to be checked.out .
escort. ,1800-foot culvert was installed. needed. in a VA-44 Jet. ,

e.I .1 9- 1 1FOR

27 August 19 JAX AIR NEWS page 7BOUND

l v 1 Fliers In District FinalsCrackerjax

{ 4 6ND


k i .

r ; a Softball ChampsThe

Jax Navy Crackerjax softball team, after some anxious

a SS moments when a player shortage developed, are on their

way to Norfolk to represent 6ND in the Women's South At

I lantic Regionals.The i! into final game of the champ-
Crackerjax, who rompedin
ionship tourney with the Green
regular season play to the tune
Cove Bullets, who at last word
of 25 wins and one loss, were declared -
had tied up the finals by beatingthe
uncontested 6ND
previously unbeaten Fliers,
L' when no other team
11-0, in a do-or-die effort No
from the District entered play.
results were available at press

1 BURDEN of hurling for the *
will fall the able
Crackerjax on Jax Navy Fliers tucked away
shoulders of Judy Bozman, who the 6th Naval District softball
during the regular season recorded -
crown by dumping the Green
several no-hitters and one Cove Springs "Bullets,. 3.1, in

REGIONAL TOURNEY- The 1959 Jax Navy Cackerjax swept through a high- perfect game. Jessie Riddle will the final game at Green Core
U ly successful softball season with only one loss in 26 games. The Waves won the Sixth Naval handle the receiving end, as wellas night. The Fliers are
District toga when no other teams entered tourney play last week at Green Cove Springs. Next being big stickman for the
r. stop is Norfolk for the South Atlantic Regionals. Team members are, front row (left to right) Waves.In now in Norfolk participating in
Carol ForreslaU, Joy Hunt Jessie Riddle, Judy,Bozman, Jo Colvin and Sophia Sayatovich. Rear, the South Atlantic Regionals.
coach."Dusty" Sirois, Carolyn Johnson, Betty Davis" Judy Swigert, Phyliss Miller, Ber. Humphreyand the men's section of the *
Mary Sooe '. ""I i I i 6ND, the Jax Navy Fliers roared .
I ..itno...... .no... in .nnw........ the rub ber game
came out but the'winner will goo
Norfolk. as the 6ND' champion.

. The JAXMR : r A RUNDOWN on tourney re-

Tickets sults shows, Glynco Navy stop

Esy WATERLINE ir.n k s.f...NEWS: UI ping Green Cove Navy in the

Going FastTicket
....:y .wi oi ... S:4stfooY.'iws.u:' }S stomped NAS Cecil Field, 10-2,
sales for the Chicago with Al Newberger collecting around
A new slate of officers were Redskins
Bears-Washington pre-
tripper for Charleston;
r- chosen last week to serve the season professional football gamein Mixed TwoBallOn NAS Sanford stopped NATTC

Navy Jax Sailing Club for the the Gator Bowl September 5 Jax, 3-1 and Green Cove Navy

Ici next six months. are more than $10 thousand aheadof shut out NAS Cecil Field, 3-0,

i- Guiding the group as commo- last year. Tap Sunday with Green Cove Hurler "Easy"Ed
dore is Lcdr. Vernon Anderson Total paid attendance at last Bailey tossing a one hitter.

with Porter Wooten serving as summer's Bear-Eagle game was In other games, Pensacola shut

vicecommodore.Rear 20,607.' Largest crowd in the four- A big event is now being round has been played. I out NATTC Jax, 2-0; Jax Navy

Inal commodore and social director year Jax Charities' project his- fostered at the NAS Jax Golf hamstrung Pensacola,' 1-0, with
Persons wishing to enter the
is Comdr. Clancy Rich tory was the inaugural year' when Course with the annual All. big Earl Bishop getting the win.
tournament are urged to contact
'at while secretary treasurer is En- 20,971 paid in 1955.Traditionally Station Mixed Two-Ball Tour- Jack Harvey at extension 8157as In final game of the first round,
sign R. L. Mann. Assisting the ticket sales near- nament slated to get underway Key West squeaked by Glynco
soon as possible to place
ly double the week before the Sunday with first pair- 7-6.
latter is W H. Clements, AA their namcx> the entrance roster Navy,
Clements is also Sailing Master. game. Indications are that the ings teeing off around 1100. IN OPENING games of the

First lieutenant, of the Club is upcoming attraction will set a A large turnout is expected for second round, Charleston Group
Marine Unit
o.Lo. R. J. McWilliams AE1 with R. new record. the affair as the best of the wo- Captures Navy pasted Key West with a 3-1
M. Peterson, AN, Assistant First Special Services, Building 704, men and men golfers team up for Top Pistol Team TitleThe setback Walt Carney and Bishop

Lieutenant. has good grandstand scats still the tourney. national pistol championship hurled Jax Navy to a 5-2 victoryover

ID available, at four dollars. NAS Sanford; Green Cove
Bill Scarbrough and Mrs. Louis went to Army M/Sgt. Hue- in the final frameon
edged Glynco
IdD. All persons whose tour of duty The Redskins, heavy favoritesin Gingrich along with Mary Broughand let Benner for the sixth time Phil Smith's homer as the
extends through September 1960 the Southland, will spend all Walt O'Neil and Mary Bi-
while a Marine unit won the Bullets won, 2-1 and Pensacola
and who are interested in join- of next week in Jacksonville i snius and Harry Webb form nucleus -
. team title to end pistol firing at blanked Sanford, 3-0.
ing the Jax Navy rowing team preparing for the game which is a of the tourney while Mr. Also Jax Navy dumped
th should contact Lt. Col. WilliamP. Saturday affair starting at 2000. and Mrs. Ed Holly have teamedup the month-long World Series of Charleston, 5-1; Green Cove keptin

n, Mitchell at Marine Aviation to give a lot of competition.One Shooting at Camp Perry, Ohio. the running with a 5-1 win

I. Detachment, Building 572. This is the Redskin's 20th coast. big feature of the Two- The .22-caliber rifle marksmenare over Key West, and Pensacola

All persons interested or with to-coast training trip, and their Ball Championship is the big pic- squeezing the trigger now outdistanced Charleston, 4-2.
experience in rowing, coaching 14th consecutive year at Occidental nic scheduled for all interested with the high power, rifle specialists In the semi-finals, Green Cove

,: and/or managing are invited to College. personnel right after the final ending the meet next week. and Pensacola battled for the

. join the Jax Navy Rowing Club, chance at the Fliers in the title

' first of its kind in the Navy. game with Green Cove shuttingout

Pensacola, 2-0.
): First game of the finals saw

Jax Navy Quartet the Bullets go wild as" they hungan

11-0 raspberry on the Fliers,

Makes Splash At despite mound efforts of Bishopand

Carney. Final and deciding
Tallahassee TankAn TC NATTC AT7' NATTC ,: TIC TC TTC game of the tourney was due
Tuesday at 2000, at Green Cove's

eager group of natators informally Jarvis Field.

carried the Jax Navy

banner into the Tallahassee Invitational For story on VAP-62 winning

ComAirLant Softball Tourney,
Swim Meet last week.
see Page 8.

Jax, Navy three meter diving
A deadline has been set by
champion Dick Jedlicki placed Athletic Office for all entries in

fifth in the springboard events NATtD {' kQI j :.Y qr the fall sports programs. August

while Bill Orr finished sixth.In 31 is last chance for entry with

the final line being drawn at
the 400-meter freestyle relay -
Jedlicki and Orr were joinedby .
teammates Ed Valente and I I II
The Officers Wives Bowling

Don Wyman as the team placed I 1. League is due to start play about
fourth. One man, however,caused
disqualification of the team when ii I September 3.
I he missed the turn without touch- .- nl V A JlIIIIIIIIIIII! :KM nrlflml<< "- All interested persons should

ing with his hand. NATTCENTER VARSITY NINE-The NATTCenter varsity softball team, a newly-organized contact Nancy Moessmer at SP-
fast unit, was among teams competing last week at Green Cove Springs. The Centeriies went downto
Valente recorded pace
a two straight defeats in the week-long event. Composed of men from intramural teams, rosteris 1-2348; Phyllis Rutledge at EV-
las he placed eighth in the 200- made up of, front row (left to right) Ed Gels, Tom McGreevey. Harold Hoenow Loren Venable, 7-3914; Betty Windham at SP..

meter freestyle event. Wyman Dean Fisher and Tom Kanan. Rear, Richard Smith, manager, AI Matysak, "Matty" Matthews 1-1168 Jan Baird at EV
[clocked in at 1:67: to place sev- John Cole, AUie Lorenz, Wilber Harr, Jerry Ja mes, assistant manager, Frank Lueder and Roland or 4-44.42,
30.e. .
before August
enth in the 100-meter freestyle. Moser.


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8 JAX AIR NEWS 27 August 1959

Comedy Rules The Roost aE < VAP-62 ComAirLantSoftball Wins

In Service Film Champs TitleVAP62

___ \
Wisebaden Germany (AFPS-What) movies are most racked all competitionat
popular with service audiences? Anything starring Marilyn Norfolk last week as the

Monroe or Brigitte_ Bardot,_you'll say. But your wrong. Heavy Snappers raged undefeated -
The Army ana Air Force Motion through the AirLant Softball
Picture Service has just list- And the second most popular en- Yu? ., Tourney.In .
qd the 10 most popular films it try, "Kwai," had no romantic interest first match of the tourna-

'showed to servicemen and their at all. ment, VAP-62 hung a 5-3 defeaton
dependents in Europe last year. The list proves one point that the Wasp, representing Corn-
NOT ONLY does romance takea should surprise no one-service .Fair Quonset. Next conquest for
back seat to comedy and dramaon audiences like to laugh, and they VAP-62 came when VRF-31
this list, but it disproves another like their humor broad. (ComFair Norfolk champion) was
popular notion-that servicemen As for the myth that they shy stifled under a blanket of runs as
dislike movies with mili- away from movies about the VAP-62 racked up a 8-4 victory.The .
tary themes.In service, six of the 10 had mili- second
meeting of the two
the order of their box office tary themes or settings-but only clubs turned into a seesaw affair
I popularity, the 10 winnersare three were serious.ProPay with the Heavy Snappers garn-
"No Time "
: for Sergeants,
ering a close 4-3 win and the
"The Bridge on the River Kwai,"
"Don't Go Near the Water," "Say- Dates '1'j: ft :l :_ n.' r.n.N :'nT+ri ffAI.._ championship.The .

onara," "Sad Sack," "The Young (Continued from Page) SATISFYING SWEAT TOOTH Three pleased customers Heavy Snappers are now
anxiously await a monel of cake baked by members of the Nary in the Atlantic Fleet Tourney as
Lions '
"Peyton Place, 'Pal Navy wants definite Defense okay: Wives Club for the unii's cake sale held aboard the Station last
Joey "The Delicate Delinquent" before giving out pro-pay to re- week. A busy spot was the counter in lobby of the main Ad- they strive for honor of being
t and "The Sheepman." cruiters and recruit instructors. ministration Building. Serving cake are Mrt. Edward Keller, the top softball team of the East
GLAMOUR girls? Where are I Without this concrete approval, (left) and Mrs. Thomas Bennett, handing cake to P. M. Babick Coast. If they win it will be with
they? With the exception of Kim it fears subsequent legal inter- YNC. Also purchasing pastry is Terry Jennings! AN while Lola out the aid of ace hurler Bill
Svtnson AA, looks on. Penwell who, after a season of
Novak and Rita Hayworth in pretation might force men to
"Joey" (which also starred Frank give and fine performance, is leaving for
up maybe even repay to
Medical Officer '
Center Gets New
civilian life
Sinatra) and Lana Turner m the government their pro-pay soon.
"Peyton Place" (in which the raises. I Reporting aboa d NATTCenterfor Staying behind to handle pitch- .
story was the star), the list is Unless the Navy can convert duty as.Senior Medical Officeris Originally from Racine, Wise., ing chores is "Tex" Goodson who
almost devoid of feminine allure. certain members of the Pay and Capt. Jerome A. Moore. He Capt. Moore will reside aboard hails from VA-44. Other pitchers

Allow Committee or get higher was previously attached to NAS the Station with his wife Beda, have been picked up at Norfolkto
Reserve Unit Cecil Field Medical Officer.He bolster the hurling staff for
Defense approval, then this por- as
two daughters Betsy, 19 Sally, 18 the LantFleet tourney.
(Continued from tion of the proficiency
Page) paymentlaw ,
was commissioned a lieu- and a son, Michael, 14.
Carmicheal of VP-18 has
will be scuttled, at least for Bogy
ing 20 hours training. I
tenant junior grade in 1941 and
fiscal I960.Chinese taken over the coaching positionas
NAS Jax Aircraft Maintenance in 1943 was designated a Flight 4 player-manager while Bob
Department is TIDE TABLE
school. sponsoring the wi s e man describing Surgeon. HIGH LOW East of VF-174 of Cecil Field is

English court trial: "One man is Capt. Moore has seen duty as AM PM AM PM in the outfield.
"Our men all think thy're get- Medical Officer at NAS San Diego -
quite silent, another talks all the Fri. 2:52 3:29 8:59: 9:51:
ting a terrific course, remarks I When she her
; NAS, Seattle;aboard the USS says photographsdon't
Comdr. Charles Raysor, squadron II time, and twelve men condemnthe Curtis, and at the Naval Facilityin Sat. 3:49: 4:23: 9:54: 10:41: do her justice, she doesn't
Sun. 4:44: 5:13 10:46: 11:28:
administrator. one who has not spoken- London. want justice. She wants mercy


I I Schedule of Special Services Activities and Facilities, Aug..27-Sept. 2 I I

MOVIESNAS Thursday Friday Saturday I Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Bldg. 612NATTCenter 1800-2000 1800-2000 1900 Only 1400-1900 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only
Desert Bride is Much Up Periscope Ten Seconds To Don't Go Near Teenagers From Peyton Place
Dispensations Too Beautiful Hell The Water Outer Space

Bldg. 563 1900 Only 1800 & 2000 1400-1900 1400-1900 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only
''City-Midnight Desert Bride UD Periscope Ten Seconds Don't Go Near Teenagers

Hospital 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only 1900 Only
The Man City-Midnight Desert Bride Up Periscope Ten Seconds Don't Go Near

NAS Bldg. 3 y 0815-2100 0815-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 081 -2100 0815-2100 0815-2100

NATTCenter. Bldg. 583 Og30-21oo Og30-2100 1300-2100 1300.2100 0 0-2100 0930-2100 0930-2100.

Hospital 0800-1 OO 0800-1600 closed 1300-1700 0800-1600 0800-1600 0800-1800

NAB, Bldg. $55NATTCenhr 1000-2100 1000-2100 1000-2100 1400-2100 Closed 1000-2100 1000-2100 _

Bldg. 813
1800-2200 1600-200 1300.2300 1300-2300 1800-2200 1600-1200 1'00-2200
Blue Jackets Inn 2000-2400 2000-2400 2000-2400 Jimmy Geiger 1630-2400 1630-2400 2000

Jimmy Geiger The Redcoats &Z-OOO _ Bingo
EM ATTCenter 1830-2300 1830-2300 1830-2300
1630-2300 1200-2330 1400-2330 1400-2330 0 .

EM, NARTU 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 Closed Closed 1130-1300
1830-2230 1630-2230 1830-2330 1830-2330 1830-2230

NAS Outdoor Pools 1100-2000 1100-2000 1100-2000 1200-2000 1100-2000 .1100-2000 1100-2000

NATTC Outdoor Pools 1130-2000. 1130-2000 0I 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

NAB Bowling 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1300-2100 OB 1100-2100'OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OB 1100-2100 OD

NATTC Craft Shop 1300-1630 1300-1630 1300-1630 1300-1630 1300-1830 1300-1630 1300-1630
I 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100

Tennis Courts (Navy Ex.) 0600-Dark 0600-park 0600-Dark 0600-Dark 0600-Dark I 0600-Dark 06oo-Dark

I .
Golf Course 0830-Dark OS30-Dark 0730-1800 0800-1800 0830-Dark 0830-Dark 0830-Dark

Fish Camp 080044 hr. 0800-i hr. 0800..1h hr. 0800-t hr. 0800hr..
Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Closed Closed

Hobby Shop, Bldg. 886 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