Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: November 12, 1959
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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Eighteen From Fleet Upped To E 8, E- 9 I

Eighteen chief petty officers That outfit also has five bitts. FAW-11 Staff; Jay Denson,

from eight different units of chiefs advancing to E-8; They Charles Gertz, AGCS, and AECS, of VP-5, and Henry ..;
the Fleet aboard the Naval I are Steve Earner, AMCS; William Jphn ,Campbell, ARCS, will Shew, ATCS, of VP-16, are
Air Station have been pro Zimmerman, AMCS; be 'E-8s from VW-4. From' others going up to E-8. No

moted to one of the Navy's Herber Pinkerton, AECS;, FAETU are Ernest Taylor,TD- report is available from VP-

new super chief ratings, effective Ralph Cries, AMCS, and Benjamin CS, and James Ernest, AQCS. 18. i

December 16. I J Potter, AOCS. Bob Ohl, JOGS, is the lone Twenty chiefs from NATT-
Two of the new "supers", Three photographers mate chief making one ,of the top Center and seven from Main-
will while the *
advance to E-9
chiefs from VAP-62 will be two grades from Flag Administrative side will advance to E-8 and
remainder-go up to E-8 Master
chiefs are Thomas Wofford advanced to Senior Chief. Unit, ComFair E-9, also on December 16.

and Werner Hodde, both AD- They are Victor Harrison Jr., Jax.John Their names were published

CM, of VA44.VA12 Newell Scott and Phillip Tib- Damato Jr., RMCS, of in last week's Jax Air News.


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Takes VMA-341 SKIPPER is UU
CoL Curtis S. Harrison, long

Top Spot l In J11K HIf5I distanc to Jax. .commuter from Boston

Local Meet Distance No

Sparked by its commanding Obstacle To
officer, Comdr.' William B. '

,Barrow, ',the team from Attack I Vol., 17 No. 36 U..S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 12 November 1959

Squadron 12 of NAS Cecil FIre Marine Pilot _
from the' Plagued
Field emerged jet Distance is no obstacle to

attack competition of th 1959 Lt. CoL Curtis S. Harrison.
Commander NaVal Air'Force, Chief Given The commanding officer of

Atlantic Fleet, Weapons Meet Marine Reserve Squadron
with first-place honors. Helping ,Hand VMA-341 flies from his home

in Boston. Mass to Jackson-
The meet started September Neal, Gieske, AOC, is a fellow ville for his monthly drill
8, with competition at NAS Cecil who will always believe in the .
Oceana, V 80, and Sanford. It axiom "A friend in, need is a Lt Col. Harrison assumed
concluded this week. friend indeed." command of VMAr341 at the
FLYING THE A4D'"Skyhawk," The NATTCenter Naval Lead time of its reorganization at MCAS

VA-12 won handily over seven ership School instructor and his Miami in 1958.

challengers, netting 4685 points family are grateful to all ,their HE HAS been ,associated with

in five, bombing missions. Cedar Hills neighbors. Reserve squadrons at Anacostia,
Leading the "Kiss of Death"squadron's GIESB3TS 4622 Morley lane Norfolk, Atlanta and Miami
home became the scene of much
attack were Comdr During the past two weeks, Lt.
Barrow, with 1404 points, and activity October 31 by suddenly Col. Harrison has taken leave
Lt Stan ,Henderson, with 1199. catching fire. The blaze originated from his'civilian Job as a captain
Both efforts placed high in the in a utility room from uxv with Northeast Airlines in Bos

meet, with Comdr. Barrow sec determined causes, ;by The neighbors flames ton. He is Superintendent of
ond and Lt Henderson' fifth. were discovered Flight Training for the 'airline.
who came running to lend a hand.
Along with other winners, VA- After first getting his family LT. COL. Harrison is proud ofa
12 will travel to Yuma, Ariz, for
Gieske his out turned "inby
to safety, got car big accomplishment
the annual Naval Air Weapons of the carport, then went 'back his squadron during this year's
Meet The competition, called into the house, smashed a bed training period.
Gun is scheduled ADDED Something .w has been
"Operation Top SOMETHING NEW IS n
window and started throw
Nov. SQ-Dec. 4 at Yuma added to Staff of FAW-11. Gerard Wlrlh ex-IlMC, (left) pin room VMA-341 averaged, 40 flying
ned on the cross anchors and warrant officer bar, raised his ing things out tours per pilot for ten days.They
MCAS. right hand and took the oath of office to become a warrant officer. In a matter of minutes, the also held two campaigns for the
THE WEAPONS Meet, designed He is one of the first Operations Technician: in the Narf. house was full of some 30 men local CC-UF I Drive, one with
to accentuate teamwork and. This is a specialist field in the technique and procedures of op removing anything1 and ,every beautiful girls and the other a
sharpen the individual's and theunit's erations. Capt. R. M. Milner, (right) Commander Fleet Air Wing could. All articles
thing they* and
11. administered the oath to WO Wlrltu race between a Jet plane'
state of preparedness, is were saved,' except for some lelicopter. '
divided into" six phases. Items in the utility room, which
Routine Of Badges The New Englander has been
Besides the jet attack competition I were beyond saving. a Marine since 1942. Among hismany
that VA-12 excelled in loc IJAST MAN to leave the burn medals is the Distinguish
ally, there are departments for Cards At Gate Now Obsolete ing structure carried a flyswatter ed Flying\ ,Cross with three stars

prop-driven, attack, heavy attack in his hand. Another man, and the Air Medal with nine
The flow of traffic through thg Main Gate of the Station
and day fighter aircraft amidst thorough removal of
a stars.
is expected to flow even smoother now with certain changes
The all-weather fighter brac- household possessions, handed
noted identification and
in regulations on registration requirement -
since the two to Gieske 21 cents in
, ket had to be split, over change
for introduction of and property onto the
persons bedroom. TIDE TABLE
found in
planes involved had different Station. he a
missions\ one using rockets and responsible for validity of each Wesconnett and Lake Shore
Major change, seen in..the regulations HIGH ,LOW
the other Sparrow missiles. Volunteer Fire Departments soon
pa' enger.
officially known as NAS A.M. P oM. A.M. P.M
ATTACK Squadron:,85, flying Jacksonville Instruction 1S 12.1, Several minor changes are included arrived at the scene and did Tides at Atlantic Beach:
the AD "Skyraider" won: prop affect the display of identification .in the instruction. Per what they could to save the Fri. 6:27 6:44: 12:04 12:36:
driven attack phase. The unit's sonnel, can become familiar with louse.
badges by personnel. Sat. 7:08: 7:24: 12:41 1:15
home is Oceana, Va. the changes by perusing the in Within four hours after start of Sun. 7:46: 8:00: 1:17 1:63
attack CIVILIAN employees in autos struction. (Pitas* turn to Page 6, CoL 5)) i
The heavy phase was
will not normally be required "- __ u_
taken by Heavy Attack Squadron to show their badges and

. victory 11 of." NAS with Sanford.the A3D It"Skywarrior. tallied, 'a- personnel required to will display not' ID normally or liberty be' United Fund Drive Reaches 82.3% I

Flying the' 1,000 mph-plu* F8U Jacksonville Navy's effort officials stated. also NATTCenter 103.-
The revision in, the instruction They emphasized Detachment, ,
in he Chest-
"Crusader, VF-84 of Oceana, boils down to this: NIf the 't Community that "it is never too 4%; Naval Station Mayport,
Va., copped day fighter honors. auto in which personnel are riding United Fund drive was with late to contribute' to the United 102%; NATTCenter, 101.9%;

In all-weather competition has a valid windshield sticker in 17.7 ,percent' jts goal as Fund and those who have not NARTU, 100.4%.

Fighter Squadrons. 41 and 74, it will be cleared through the Jax Air News went to yet had an opportunity. to do so Also,. Fleet Air Wing Eleven
both from Oceana, grabbed first i the gate. press early Tuesday with returns should do it i today." was, closing the gap with 94.1%;
place awards. VF-41 used the! this week expected to followed by NAS Jax, 87.9%;
I No had'the
sooner announce
F3H "Demon," shooting the HOWEVER, personnel are reminded swell the figure to near, or ComFairJax, 83.2% NAS Cecil
ment been made that NATT-
while the F4D "Sky- that all persons must perhaps, over the top.
Sparrow, still display their identification Center was first to reach 100 Field, 50.6% Industrial Managers
ray" was flown by VF-74. at request of gate sentries and The 82.3 percent recorded as percent among participating com Office, 35.4%; Naval and Marine ,

the driver of each vehicle is a result of contributions at the mands, than word was received Corps Reserve Training Center,
BC-BS Payments Due end of last week is an increase that five others had gone over I 25.3% and Destroyers at. .May-

Blue Cross-Blue Shield policy- Torrence, Tops Graduates of almost- 29 percent over the the top and one more was well port, 22%.
previous week. its I NUMBER OF individual activities
holders reminded that pre on way.AMONG
are Top honors at last week's grad
mium payments are due Nov. 10- "WE ARE STILL a little shy THE 12 participating : within commands that have
uation at Aviation Electrician's
reached 100 has j jumped
17. of our goal, but we expect a last commands the following have' percent
Payments may be made by Mate School, Class B, were'.taken minute flood of donations this hit, or gone over, '100 percent: to 26 at latest count.

check or money order, but cash by John Torrence, J\El. of Wat- week that may come close to, or Recruiting Office, 312.7%; Naval Units at NAS, Jax reaching

cannot be ,ccepted.p.J sonville, Calif. even exceed, our goal," campaign Hospital, 108.5; Marine Aviation (PI.... tum to Page 6, CoL 5))


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ComFair Diego local Marines Relieve

JfI -5
Billet StartedThe
At MayportA
establishment of Com Sentries
NAS J Air San
pt. James R. Rttdy......................................................10....... Commanding Officer mander .Fleet
Comdr. Robert Nelson ................................ .............. .....................Executive Offlecr Diego as part of a plan to 20-man detachment of Marines, from NAS Jax was
NAB Slits Fleet Air JeckienvUle standardize the command relationships transferred last week to Naval Station Mayport where it !

Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig .........................................:.....1.;' ....................... Commander of, Naval aviation civilian who had maintained guard at
Cept. Gnyiton H. Weber ..............:...../................................. Chief of Stiff, Fairfax activities is announced by the relieved, policemen than four
Comdr. John H. R. Fehler .................................... Acting Chief of Staff** NAB Six that- Station's Main Gate for more I years.
Fleet Air Wing Eleven Navy After loading an abundance of unit is to
expected be
Ctpt. Robert M. Mtlner ............................................................................ Commander Fleet Air Commander bil- footlockers and seabags', onto a man in-
Capt. Charles L Lambing .........-..................................,.:.....,...,.. Chief Staff Officer lets already exist in other stake truck, ,the Marines, accom- creased by 18 men in near future -
Naval Air it 'was revealed by Marine
Technical Training Center areas. They are assigned addi- rifles boardeda -
panied by trusty ,
Capt. Robert J. Fleming Commanding Officer of authorities.
Comdr. Gerald R. Pearson '........................................................... Executive Officer tional duty as chartered bus for Mayport.
Naval Naval Air Bases.Commander Temporary officer-in-charge is
Hospital FOLLOWING a day of unpacking -
Capt. Alton C. Abernathy ........................................................ Commanding Officer Fleet Air Jacksonville in CWO2 Sandy McLeod. However,
Capt. John G. Feder ......................................:;.....................:.......... Executive Officer 15 Rear Admiral Ken- and getting settled new First Lt. Larry Williams is due to
NARTU neth Craig who also wears quarters, the Marines began ,arrive from Camp LeJeune.
Cipt. F. H. Holt ........................................................................ Commanding Officer preparation for their first day of 23 head about
Comdr. B. N. Hart ...........>................................................ Acting Executive Officer hat of Commander Naval AirBases duty at the new station. Nov. to the Mayportunit.
., Sixth Naval District. .
Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville, Florida at no Assuming duty of ComFair I At 1200 Tuesday, Nov. 3, sentry -
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS p.95 Rev. July 1958. San Diego will be Rear Ad- I Pfc..: Stephen Banyasz and
Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel) of Fleet Air Jacksonville, of ihe guard L/Cpl. 'Die Fledermaus'
Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Fleet. Alt Wing 11, Naval Air miral Dale Harris, who will corporal
Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hospital. "' also. be C&mNab 11.Sports Sumner .Stapleton were at their

Service Information Officer .................... Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnlt Jr. t post. Having been relieved, Performance() Set
Assistant Service Information Officer .... .. ............ Andrew H. Planey James Guin was probably last
Editor-Cordon Robbie; Staff Reporters-Elaine. Terrell Ron Davis, AN, Gene Car Owner's daffynition civilian policeman to stand sen-
Hagan, JOSN. PH3. of a typical American car November 2324One
Photographer-JosepJQ'Brien Main
at NS Mayport's
The Jax Armed Forces Press Service. Material "It's a four-eyed, one horned, try duty
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit'la given. Photographs, pink-and-purple Ethyl eater..." Gate. 'of the most outstanding
unless otherwlM credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographs.Editorial' Before civilian policemen assumed musical events of the Fall
Cold War: Nation flexing their season -
'office located' In Room 230, AAatn Administration\ .
Building. Phone extensions
8164) 656, 272 or 216.Ei. missiles., ... sentry responsibilities on in Jax, will be extravagant
--- August 9, 1955, whitehats had production of Johann Strauss'
,",' '" ..a yf'lt' ." the job, Mayport authorities proclaim comic opera, "Die Fledermaus,"
', to be seen on stage at the Florida

POLICEMEN have been on Theatre November November 23

+Y duty there 24 hours a day, seven and 24, as presented in Englishby

days a week, standing three the Jacksonville Opera and

watches. Eight men were assigned Choral Society.

New arrivals at the Naval to each section, including one Four top stars from New York,

Hospital numbered 26 recently. f man at the gate. plus a' number of outstandinglocal

Girls led the parade, 16-10. Due to influx of persons aboard singers, will take leading

when ships are in port, up to 12 roles'in this gay 'and lighthearted -
Born October 11
were Kathy
or 14 policemen have been on tale of marital mixups set to
Anne, to J. D. Kamerer, AMH3, duty at once, reports Sgt. Albert lilting Strauss tunes.

and Mrs. Kamerer; Earlene Ma- Smith, Training Sergeant of the Included will be Gail Manners,
rie, to SP3 and Mrs. E. L. Riv- -
civilian department. known also for her television
ers Mary Louise to J. E.
; Fasig,
A03 : Now that Marines have' taken work; Ted Scott, who has re-
and Mrs. Fasig Andrew
John, to 'Li and Mrs. H. J. En- ( : over at Mayport's Main Gate, placed Alfred Drake in a numberof
the Station's 28 civilian police- Broadway musicals; Donald
glehart; Shireley Ann, to Corpl.
Y ,
Sts ; still Clark best known Broadway
men are maintaining street on
and Mrs. J. N. Reichert, and
Kenneth Alan, to Corpl. and Mrs and ."foot" patrol, providing interior r for his Versatility in handling
J, W. Murray. ,security. Marines will takeover musical comedy, opera and op- \
two "fence" patrols, Smith! eretta equally well, and for his
Two newcomers arrived October says. recordings with RCA, and George

12. They were BoiBby Ray, toM CONTINUING to serve as a Lipton, veteran producer and director -

J. 'Terry, SFM2, and Mrs. detachment from NAS Jax Marine on and off Broadway, who
Terry, and Joyce Denise, to SP4 ti. Barracks, under commandof will also play the role of the
and Mrs. J. E. D. McLeod.
MaJ. James Landrum, the 20-
Entering the world October 13 -' Other roles will be sung by a
were. Martha Ann, to P. J. Rod- LOADING FOR TRANSFER fo 1ock-; and seabags ; strong local cast, and the entire
loaded onto truck as local Marine unit prepares for transfer to
gers, AEC, and Mrs. Rodgers; NS Mayport where they hare relieved civilian: policemen as Fair Seen As I production will have 50 chorus
Mark j Whitfield, to SP4 and Mrs.C. security guards at the gate. Helping in the move are (left to members who have trained for
W. Painter; John Wayman, to right) PFC Anthony Quintiliano, PFC Joseph Beaulien, PFC months to sing their roles.A .
J. W. Sheering, AB2, and Mrs. Billy Lunsford. PYX. Chet Rhyn. and Pvt. Barny Harris. The B ggestYet professional orchestra of 20
NAS Jax-based, unit made Its more to Mayport last Monday,
Sheering Jane Friend to Lt. and
; musicians will assist in the
and relieved security: policemen at noon Tuesday. The Greater Jacksonville Agricultural top
Mrs. T. W. Graves, and Victoria of the
and Industrial Fair, production, and members
Ann, to Lt jg) and Mrs. D. F. It's I which opened its doors Wednes-, Ballet Guild 'will dance during
Winslow For You
day for an 11-day run at the the opera.
October 14 births saw arrivalof Gator Bowl area, has earmaksof Tickets are on sale at the Nice

: Albert'Dale, to R. D. Sautter, To Watch NX being' the biggest and best yet. House of Music on Park St.,

AE2, and Mrs. Sautter; ,Timothy RightsWho Occupying a key spot in the Charles L. ,Wells, Jewelers: and

John, to H. L. Bruner, BM3, and scheme of things at the fair is the Tourist and Convention
Mrs. Bruner; Claudia Marie, to you are and whether or not you should be shopping the Armed Forces Bureau in downtown Hemming
Display located
R. E. Moyes, ACT2, and Mrs. In the Navy Exchange is a matter of considerable interest in north stands of, the- Park; and at Special Services at

,Moyes; Shelby Jean, to R. O. to the Exchange'salesclerks.. Don't be annoyed if you'requestlo Gator Bowl stadium. The Display NAS in Bldg 704.
ed -
Milan, BM3, and Mrs. Mil am regarding your right to patronize the store.
; both
,Why is it important? Well; .- I features equipment and All seats are reserved for
Baby girl, to R. Westmoreland, Navy Exchanges operate with changes from taxes on tobacco,I. material used by all branches performances, which begin at
ATRAN, and Mrs. Westmoreland, approval of the'Navy Departmentfor beer and soft drinks. In one of the Armed Services. 2015, and are priced from one to

and,David Edward, to D. J. Gar- purpose of providing a convenient state, such exemptions save serv- The Fair i' Open daily at 1300 three dollars, with special stu-
side, TD2, and Mrs. Garside. and reliable source from icemen more than five' million and"'closes at 2300. The affair dent rates.

October 15 welcomed Juliana} which {naval personnel and theirdependents dollars! each year. concludes Nov 21, which has
to R. J. Sitar, AD2, an4 'Mrs can purchase jtems If military personnel allowed been designated Armed Forces SNAfU

Sitar; Eric Lee, to L. Gene Vin- necessary. for their convenienceand unauthorized persons to use their Night, :with servicemen beini g..

son, RMI, and Mrs. Vinson, and comfort cards and buy tax-free goods,*the admitted free. Admission is 75

Jane Marie, to Lt.- and Mrs.- P. K. ALL PERSONS authorized to states would promptly withdraw cents for adults and 25 cents for ;jr

? ase. use Navy Exchange services are this priviledge. They might even childten.Two .

Terry Lee, daughter of SP5 and asked to cooperate so that con- take criminal. action against, 'the. '

Mrs.; )Earl Knight, was first on tinuation of this service U .not violators.It explorer met in the

I 'the. scene October IB. Others} born jeopardized. takes'only one violation of Jungle and exchanged confi

that, day Included: Marcl Lynn, Although the Armed Forces regulations to 'make a case, that del cgs. 4* they tat near a glow
to ; and Mrs. Richard Snell identificationcard ing campfire, one said,
Sgt : have set up a rigid could penalize all servicemen
t Belinda Dee, to Al/C and Mrs.G1gnn system, a few unauthorized "I cane out here because 01,
Blankenshlp, and John persons may manage to purchasefrom everywhere.This the urge to see the sun rise over

Paid Jr., to John Parker, PH2, Exchanges.Any is food for thought for the new horizons .? because there

and Mrs.' Parker. servJceWan who lends his serviceman tempted to "be a goodguy" is adventure in my soul and 1
want to leave
card to an 'unauthorized buyer by lending his card to peo- rav"footprints in
A' Texan was'dictating hi* will fte sands of time. Why did,
risks ,you
not only disciplinary} action ple not authorized to! buy from come, friend! ?" -
to his lawyer: "To my son I leave but, more important, jeopardizes Armed Forces exchanges.On The second man drew
three million dollar*-and he' the entire Exchange thoughtfully -
on his pipe) then replied,
}JucffV I didn't, cut him off enttrely. privilege a drugstore display of hair "My son was learning to play f't'li' i.I : i'i yifKjliTHttu
."- MOST STATE'S exempt Ex tints: "Hue-it'yourself." the violin." > wtu. RaVa.UTtoNt7WSUSMARP4 RFARiiG'



12 November 1959 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

I Crazy! Like Let's EM ,Luncheon At 0300 I

An age-old system, practically I j
as old as the Navy itself, has the new program was a report tion of chow lines and saving Between each meal period'thereis

become history aboard the huge from the Pacific Fleet carrier man-hours, other benefits of the a pne-hour break for'cleaningof

attack carrier. There are no more Shangri-La. She reported a sav- 21-hour meal will materialize the mess deck or local maintenance -
chow liries. ings; of 315 man-hours a day un- .

This phenomenon became real- der the new ,ystem. Timely preparation of food i '
will increase the quality longer The Forrestal, now celebratingher
ity when 'the commissary divi- Two other attack carriers, the ; no -
sion of the USS Forrestal installed 'will there be any need for fourth birthday, is believed
Bon Homme Richard and Ranger,

ing meals a ,new in the program enlisted of serv-mess both in the Pacific, employ the chow monitors, and late chow to be the first carrier in the At-

on a, continual 21-hour basis. new feeding system. passes and mid-rats,will be done lantic Fleet to try this new sys-

Prime factor in converting to In addition to obvious elimina- away with. With TheToastmasters

y.r,;:{ A: "'..wY..VMYAww. YK;C7MVI"SSP.WTM OPNX.TYw:, MQ. K? 'K rZ4 s.E lLI tem.BIENVENU
Jet Beats Copter \ !

U ill

,In Renewal Of : g g I Checking in for duty at NAS A special guest speaker, Jack
McGuire of Ala.
? Jax recently were: Jasper Ken- Birmingham, ,

Old Animal RaceDo wTT ,I_ nedy, MN2, from Fasron 109; held his audience spellbound with
Joseph Hooker, BM1, from NA- feats of magic, at least week's

you remember the fableof AS Whiting Field, Milton, Fla; meeting of Toastmasters Club
a race between the tortoise : Ralph Schwartz, ADI, from Roo- No. 546.

and the hare? Well, Marines helda sevelt Roads, PR; Frank Gay, Cup-of-the Week was capturedby

modern-day race between a Po 2, SM3, from MSB-19; Roy McDuffie Jack Reilly of the Dental
jet plane' and a helicopter at \ at4 AN, from USS Essex (CVA9) Clinic, who spoke on cigarettesand

Naval Station Mayport last Fri- 'k 1 ; Thomas Hester, TE3, from the cigarette habit

day.The NS, Rota, Spain; Charles Nichols, Others on the speaking portionof
scene is a runway; the from VW-11, Argentia, Nfld., Joe the program were Bill High-

course, 14 miles of air to NAS w>w'a; Odom, SA, from NTC, San Diego; smith, who gave his 11th speech,
Jax. True to the fable the jet, an Paul Bote, AA, from NTC, Great titled "How I Became An Orni-

F9F8T Cougar (piloted by Major, Lakes; David Childs, GM1, from thologist," Paul Strong,who ,gave
Phillip Burnham, Operations Of-; USS Bushnell (AS-15) and Raymond his Icebreaker, and Ken Chap-

ficer of MARTD), made a breathtaking Leduc, AA, from NTC, man, who conducted Table Top-
getaway on only 1,200 Great, Lakes. ics.

feet of gravel. I Also, Edwin Pooser Jr, SA,I I

The helicopter, HSS-1 pilotedby from NTC, San Diego; Charles !

Major Glen R. Hunter, exe- Redwer, DC1, from USS Grand Station WaveIn

cutive officer of MARTD, took off Canyon (AD-28)) ; Harry Duncan,

with the slow pace, of the turtle SA, from NTC, San Diego; Tom-I Hula RoleA

but went straight up and off. I' SAFETY SHOES IN VOGUE A shoe store-on wheels my Davis, Abl, from VW:12;
The race went fast 'and furious paid a visit to NAS ax last week. The mobile store features an Kenneth Mollcnhauer, SA, from
extensive stock and all sizes and styles from leading manufac- Wave from NAS Jax was
with wagers from many a Ma- NTC Great Lakes John Cross-
rine going for turers of safety footwear. Trying on shoes-are. left to right, ; the hit of the day at a special
a good cause
Yerl Howe and Francis Pascak, both of O&R. Salesmen are ley, ACC, from USS Roosevelt salute to Hawaii at Central
the Community Chest-U nit e d Charles Moon and Paul Morris. The unit is slated to appear on (CVA-42)) ; Calvin Metts, CS3, Florida's Cypress Gardens last
Fund At this point our story the Station again on November 20 and December 11. from USS Ross (DD-563)) ; Louis
differs from that of the old time --- -.- Vukovich, CS3, from USS Chil- ,

animal race. These machines don't ton (APA-3& and Max Boughman Alice Tkachenko, DN, of Den-
feel that a race is won' until Cats Curses Cures To. RM3, from ARM "A" school, tal Department, was a special

over 1 Norfolk; ., guest of honor for the day. The

So' the jet, unlike the rabbit, And, Hilbert Cowles, FN, from Hawaiian native performed her
didn't stop for a second and madeit Brew Friday Night NRS, Washington, DC; Clifton famous dances and crowned the

to a .dead stop on the NAS Hendrix, ICFA, from NTC, Great queen of a beauty contest.
Jax runway in five minutes and Lakes Evans HN from
; Miss Tkachenko worked hard-
To the the blackest of all days is
40 seconds. superstitious Fridaythe
NNMC, Bethesda, Md; Guy Hol- with the girls for several days
The helicopter meanwhile despite 13th-and here it comes again this Friday. ,
ton, A02, from VCP-63, NAS before the special event, molding
its manuverability, had to It is absolutely fatal to do certain things on that day of Miramar, San Diego; Cathleen, them into an outstanding hula

be limited by its speed and was days, including eating, drinking-, walking-, riding, sitting, Moran, SN, from NB, 'Charles- group.A .
beaten by the jet, with its timeof standing and talking. Other than
on the wrong foot in the morning ton; Carroll McClaugherty, RM- highlight of the day's
that about per-
10 minutes exactly. you may carefully go
SA, from RM "A" School, Nor-
you're in for more than crampedtoes formance by Miss Tkachenkowas
This race might that your business as usual.SUPERSTITIONS .
prove unless you know the pro- folk; Myrle Telford, RMSN, from doing the hula while travel-
jets are faster than helicoptersfor RM "A" School Norfolk John
are extremely per antidote. Just wear your ; ing on water skis at about 40
short distance run t>r it interesting phenomena and shees in this reversed fashion all Kennedy II, ATAN, from NAT- miles an hour.
might prove the rabbit was stu- many times downright amusing. TC, Memphis, Tenn; Ernest

pid for sleeping and letting the Even more so are the counter- day.THEN Mitchell, AA, from NTC, Great
turtle catch up with it and cross actions for the WHEN you prepare to Lakes and Philip HN
superstitions. Oxley ,
the finish line first. retire at night, bite off both shoe
from USNH Christi Tex. '
Corpus ,
At any rate, it was a lot of Every curse has attached to it laces with your teeth (people
fun and all wagers went to the some action one may fulfill] with false choppers are -allowed'to Plus, Clarence Hoffman, NT-

combined tressures of MARTD- which offsets the fatal and bad use a dull razor blade.) NAN, from NATTC, Memphis,

NARTU toward their donationsto omens. Boil these pieces of string into Tenn; Beverly Ann Fuller, SA,

CC-UFo For,instance, if you put a shoe soup-adding only onions and and Mary Lee, ( SA, both from M1
salt for body, eat this concoctionand NTC, Bainbridge, Md; Henry ;3 ; nsy

bury the pan in which it Hickox, CS3, from MCB-4, Dav- ,

was cooked behind a crumbling isville RI; Catherine Hall, SA, F !
outhouse. The curse is then broken. from NTC, Bainbridge, Md; r edl'

Charles Gouer, MN1, from Fas- c
ron 109; James Fleming Jr, AA, .
Never sing when you are eating -
from NTC, Great Lakes; Eliza-
If you do, you must imme-
beth Porter, RMSN, from NTC,
diately turn your plate upside
Bainbridge, Md; Clara Smith,
down what it
no matter con-
RMSN, from NAS North Island,
S. t tains. The only repercussion from
Calif; Martin Facklman, SA, 'ij A Jf9'o t3' M X
this action 'is that someone may
David Empie, SA, and Charles ,
demand payment for the mess. ;
Clifford,:SA, all from NTC, Great ,.
NO MATTER, bad luck ha lakes; Lawrence Clark, A01,
been averted. from NAS Key West; Thomas 1 1rS

yr Many people have shuddered Andreola, ADC, from VR-24, k

4n with righteous fear when a black Naples, Italy; Hampton Brooker, ...-......
cat ambled across their pat h. SA, from NTC, San Diego, and MEET VANDA Sh '. from

However, had they known the Donald Collier, ATSAN, from British East Africa she goes by I
Ihe name 0 f Vanda, and is
NATTC Memphis Tenn.
cure, they .wouldn't have wasteda in M-G-M's upcoming "Libel"
single goose 'pimple. 1
All they haoV to do is catch the DISTAFF COLOR GUARDS Then there was a small boy

cat, mate it with a white 'feline, Latest policy on use of womenas who wrote: "Dear Aunt Ruth,
4 producing grey kittens. These color guards has been releasedby I want to thank youor all the

I' _'_.' _' '_ _no kittens must be given to the Defense Department. gifts you ,have sent me In the
SHOP SALE Little Teri Freeman (center) is
NOT NEW "F mal of' the past, and all intend to send
e e components you
happy about the whole thing as she tries on dress at the recent first person encountered drivinga
sale of the Not New Shop, sponsored by the Navy Wives Club. team of oxen. Perhaps this Armed Forces may be called up- me in the future. Love, Eugene."
Mrs. Jean Murphy, (left) stands ready to assist Teri'i mother, on to furnish contingents or *
Mrs. James Freeman. In addition to clothes, the store has for ure should be more thoroughly units for parades and ceremonies. Some men remind us of bUst-

\sale household goods, baby equipment and even dancing cost- studied, as it appears to be a "They shall be designated 'col- ers ,they don't show up until
sale proceeds go to charities sponsored by the Navy
umes. little out-dated. or escorts,' however." I the work is done.
Wives Club.


r Page 4 JAX AIR NEWS 12 November 1959 r rI

} : Troops O'seas
I Classified I

Forfeit z i Look For Hail
Mh .j
2-Bdrm hw In Wtttfteld. '....Ied den, C
Air cond. 2 ml. from NAS. 4640 T.n- ::' For ChristmasNew
bark Rd. M.rvn! Phaendw EV 8-5276. stn
3-Bdrm hw. Will ttll equity on Miy York (AFPS) Servicemen -*
terms or trade for acreage or lot. 1329 t ,at'nF overseas want more family
Dancy St. EV 8-3036 EV 83013.
2-ftdrm hw. Hardwood ,firs. Fla. rm, photos and m 0 r email from*
Ig. gar fenced comer lot, $350 down l home-if Santa fills that request
plus tome closing coir*.. 2266 Harveittr this year he can forget about a
St. EV 4-7377. fsY lot of other gifts.

3-Bdrm CB h... large patio, corner That's the word from the USO
lot. $1800 equity, $55 per mo. at 4%%
6216 Commodore Dr. SP 10797.) after (? i S7; which has just a surveyof
td Christmas wishes of troops
7 P.M. ts1'"s 3 '
2-Bdrm trlr., Immed, occupancy. Nice r through its 22 overseas clubs.
country park, 10 min. from NAS. Excel. > While mail and pictures top
cond., 1650. Will finance extension 8666.
the list, close behind them were
For Rent d A subscriptions to home-town
2-Bdrm Duplex furn.: $90 per mo. -
5319 Pylmouth St. EV' 45165. newspapers and home-made

4-rm apt facing St. John's. 12 mln cookies and cakes ,not "store. .
from NAS. $58 monthly Includes utili bought.

ties. Offstreet parking. 2765 Vernon Ter Also subscriptions to news

race.Also, a 2-rm efficiency for gentlemen. "BO'SN PIPE ALL HANDS TO DECK AND CLEAR FOR ACTION! Came the call over and men's magazines, money
maid service and utilities Included at 'the very public address system at a flitting flock of youngsters at the Navy Wires Nursery pre- orders and telephone 'calls from
$18 per week. EV 77172. pared for a round-trip junket to "Fantasia" via "Squeakie I." The overloaded boat is a surveyed home. From Alaska came many
New 2-bdrm Duplex tile bath and craft from the Station's fish camp and was considered no longer worthy of tea duty, but thekids requests for civilian I' clothing,
kitchen located at Doctors Lake, Orange love the old "scow," a veritable Pifate'i haven to them. Handling chores as skipper of the vessel especially sweaters.
and scanning the horizon for a fat merchantman from India is Cap Steve Murphy, (center rear,
Park. CO 49290. don't
And what men overseas
with hat and telescope). .
1 1-Bdrm efficiency apt. furn. priv. bath want under their Christmas. tree?
and entrance. $60 per mo. 2897 ForbesSt. Just that be
about anything can
In rear. SP 14245. Boat bought at exchanges and ships

Ortega.Small EV furn.8-5372 cottage after, kit.1800 elec.2712 equip.Harvard Tired Old Made Into Dream stores-watches, cameras, film,

Ave.2Bdrm. records, cigarettes and "store-

4633 Wheeler hie.Ave.kit equip. EV 94275. World For Eager Band Of YouthA made"The sweets.priority of homemadecookies ,

2-Bdrm apt. priv entrance, kit equipped and cakes cautioned the
;'close to downtown. 557 Oak Street, salty sea chanty ,rang USO to emphasize that they
EV 8.9886 after 1700. I they navigated mounting seas. mand, the whole Nursery can
through the air, as the good should,be most securely wrapped
Odds 'n' Ends TO YOUNG hearts they were /low enjoy skimping along in
ship "Squeakie I" went on a I and shipped air mail to arrive
Rider wanted-To Huntington W. Va. swashbuckling privateers, sailing their own vessel.
N.v. 21, 1959. Will take two passengers, Disney-type spin through fast over the sea with a strong fresh. .
Idea for the surveyed boatsto
share expenses. Russell Maxwell, extension "Fantasia.
225. little wind at their backs. be put to use was the brain- r
Actually very spray %
Rent or tell-3-Bdrm h.. In Corpus bow Others eyes gleamed as they child of Special Services lead- i
the "Squeakie's" ,
Christ! Tex Near schools, and shopping swept over pictured themselves as their dad- ing chief, Walter Scotlis. He put ij'
center. SP 1.2966 or SP 12333. but to ,the young people at the
ies on a big carrier, while some the wheels into motion and pre
Will share home with couple, child Naval Air Station Nursery, real envisioned landing on some for- sented the idea to Comdr. Char

welcome EV 9.8027 phone at night.EL 5-4597 In the days, waves pounded their craft as saken Pacific atoll and facing the les M. Thomas, Special Services j'r

blazing guns of a hidden foe. Officer. P .
Additional rental and for sale Information
I may be attained by contacting the ; / RECAPPING But to all the children at the NEXT STEP was a reclaimingof r
Dependents, Information Center at the Nursery the "Squeakie 1" is the craft from the ravagesof I
Main Gate, Building 13, extensions 8605or SERVICE HEREThe more than an imaginative vessel.It time. The Hobby Shop pro- \ t4, f
860a. is a craft surveyed by the Sta- vided paint; wood and the man- t
NAS Jax Navy Exchange tion Fish Camp. Thanks to efforts power. Then the final' step was

AF Adds 21 Jobs forever working on of NAS Jax Special Serv- the actual setting up of the boat 5 ..r

improving service to patrons, ices Department, it is now hand- in the Nursery's play area.
To ro-Pay List is now featuring a tire
recap- ling more people on dry land Only one deviation was madeon
AFPS The Air ping unit.If dAily then it could ever serve in
Washington ( ) I the craft, that of installing a
Force has authorized 21 additional you have recappable tires I its useful lifetime. on the St. mast, complete with rigging and
to trade in, and you're eligible
skills for proficiency pay effective ; Johns River. all, to give the hardy little boatan
to shop at the Exchange, take ;
Dec. 1.Commanders. DUE TO THE overwHelming extra flair. A pirate's skull
should initiate action advantage of this fine opportunity I reception given "Squeakie 1,*' a and crossbones were added for

immediately, a recent mes- to purchase some good sister ship will soon join her on good measure.
sage to the field said, to insure The retreads service is the dry-land sea, and the newcomer One thing was sure in the SUPPLY E-O-M for Nov-

completion of administrative actions available three-day weekdays at the I will be appropriatelynamed minds of the people putting the ember is MM. ,A, P. Vaughan.
to, enable airmen to begin the "Squeakie II.
Service Station, Building 26. "Squeakie" into place: A lot of
drawing the pay on the Decem- With two boats at their comO time will be spent on this vete- Supply E-O-M

ber date. ran craft. '
.,. .
}:Y' ? :},(AL.SAJb8 4400+di OOw O}}}} 'V.i..fn n jS r.T S.r n.i}:: v.
Officials here said 11,735, air Their thoughts have not gone Honors Go To
men assigned in the newly- unrewarded. Go by the Nursery

authorized pro-pay' list are eli- most any day, and listen to the Mrs.
gible for the extra $30 monthly.The happy yelps as the good ship VaughanSupply

additional skills are AF- "Squeakie 1" is boarded by a Personality for November -'

SCs 25250' 25270, 25251, 25271, band of little sailors, Marines and is Mrs. A. P. Vaughan, a
25280, 25330, 25370, 25380, 30150, of course, terrible pirates. Procurement Clerk in Purchase

30170, 34450, 34470, 36350, 36370, Division of Supply Department.Mrs. .

36380, 'and 46131, 46171, 46180, 67150, MDBS" Payments Due I Vaughan is responsiblefor
67170 67180.
Mutual Death Benefit Society preparation of detailed specifications !-.
members are reminded that assessment and purchase descriptions -

'Great Books ,Group' Nos. 125 and 126 are of standard stock items
due and payable by close of purchased locally.

Reslates MeetingA business next Tuesday (Nov., 17.) Her tasks involve researching

meeting of the First Year Checks should be made out At .stock lists, technical manual,
to: Employees' Mutual Death military! specifications and standards -
Great Books Discussion Group
Benefit Society. Positively no. assessment and federal specificationsto
scheduled for Wednesday, Nov-
ember 11, has been reset for tonight that date. to allow suppliers, to sub;
(Thursday) at 2000 at mit bids without research on

Mainside Library in Building When Rube Dube, SA, reported their, part. ,

Three. aboard, the yeoman on duty In handling some 15,000 items

Date,has been changed because hastily thrust a paper and pen last year, Mrs. Vaughan is reported -
at him saying, "Write your last to have made
of the Veterans Day holiday, ac- no major
cording to Marcella Hook, pub- 1ii.5_ name first and first name last"How's erorrs and her minor errors were
: : "
that again? less than one-tenth of
licty director for the Group. _. ___ ... ,.. one per-
{O"" T r M' '" "Like I said-Backwards!' cent. '

Subject under discussion will WARRANT OFFICER RETIRES After completing more Dube shrugged his shoulders. the Chicago, Ill. native
be Apology and Crito by Plato. than 20 years of Naval service, James Bean, CHELCTECH-W3, After all, he thought, the guy her Civil Service in began
career Sep-
retired in a recent ceremony at the Naval Air Tchnical Training
For further information contact Center. WO Bean was a phase officer of Guided Missile Courseat know's what he's doing. Labor- tember 1950 as clerk-typist at
Margaret Clees at extension 233. Aviation Officers SchooL iously he wrote, ebuR eduD, AS." Supply. f

It's Never Too Late To Help Through The United Fundr '



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12 November 1959 JAX AIR NEWS Page .

Like Grid Texas Seers, n :-- : jj1 1 ___ A L Bat Star's Exploits

Penn State', Recalled By Brothers

It was a bad week ((.as usual]) L
for Jax Air News football guess- Tales of by-gone baseball days have been woven here

ers, with the "tinted trio" com- : recently, by a brother team who are sons of Date Alexander,

piling a meek .489 average. ( 1932 American League batting champion.Two .

Overall for the ex-major lea-
average season all
Navy, he pitched and won
fell a few points, to ;661. guer were stationed here up'until the team's wins that season.

Guest picker this time. will be one of them, Lt. Don Alexander, FATHER OF the men Dale

Elaine Terrell df the Jax Air NATTCenter Chaplain, was Alexander, was a $100,000 bonus

News society "staff. As the fates transferred recently to DesRon signed by Detroit. He
28. Other half of the combination -
would have it first
female swatted in 1929. He was
of the is for the Steve, is an SA in NAS Jax
guest year> .. traded to the Boston Red Sox
the ,13th weekend. Disbursing: Department. in 1932.
Involved I LT. ALEXANDER was'catcher a
Games 'are: Army-
Alexander became the only
Okla.; Holy Cross-Penn. St.; during his school days player in baseball history to be
Notre Dame-Pitt; YalePrinceton and once ,played on a semiproteam
traded and win the batting crown
; Iowa-Ohio St.; N'thw'st'rn- considered seventh best in
the same year. lIe did this witha
Mich. St.; Illini-Wisc.; Auburn- the nation. .367 mark.
Ga.; S. Carolina-Miami; Ole Miss- Steve also followed in his lofty
AndAlexander had to vie
enn.; Ark SMU; TCU-Texas; father's footsteps. After'two sea-
with the Bethel College against such renowned stars
Wash.-Calif.; Colo.-Nebr, and sons
Small School Sleeper, R.I.-Conn .' nine, he was invited for a tryout the diamond as Jimmy Foxx, Lou
DAVIT TALK oVER''OLD TIMES Two sons of former major J at the San Francisco Giants Gehrig and Babe Ruth. In fact,
EDITORS league baseball great, Dale Alexander, discuss their father's two pointsin
Foxx hit .365, only
Army Oklhbm (then New York Giants) spring
diamond career. Steve Alexander SA, (center) of NAS Jax Disbursing -
Penn State Penn State and his Lt. Alexander training back of Alexander's leap
brother, Don (right) take time camp.
Notre Dime Notre Dime out to show a sketch, of their famous dad drawn to show high Soon after that, he joined the leading effort y k

Iowa Yale Ohio Princeton spots of the elder Alexander's playing days. He won the to fulfill his service obliga- AND FOR the sake of remin-
State Navy
American League batting title in 1932 with .367. An interested .363
Gehrig a
iscence ,
Nrth'wstern blasted
N'rth'wstern observer is Frank McCaffrey, Mainside Athletic Director. tions. While with San Diegoof in
Wisconsin Wisconsin mark while Ruth checked

Georgia Auburn -, with a .360. -
S. Caroline Miami VAP-62 VW4'D'Hold x
Tennessee Mississippi A first sacker, Alexander remained -
Arklnlll Arklnlll L' uT :: in Bean Town until receiving -

Texas "'- Texas Keg LeadsWith a foot injury) He then

Washington Washington switched to a playermanager -
Colorado Nebraska the end of the fall bowl- tvFUI11 :
in the minors.
Conn. Conn. ing season fast approaching both

O'BRIEN TERULL the American. and National Lea- His managerial travels took

Okla. Army gues are in a rut with the AL him to Jacksonville where he

Penn State Penn Stat lead being held by VAP-62 "A" 679th VW-4' In was field general of the Tarsin

Notre Yale Dame Notre Yale Dame with a 26-2 mark. Principals the last half of the 1952 sea-

lowe. The National.race is a'bit more

N'rthw'stern N'rthw'stern Ohio State of a contest, though, as VW-4 Mainside Grid ContestThe son.While here, he converted Jack;
Wisconsin Wisconsin "D" holds a 15-1 slate over Dis- HarShman, then a gangling first

Auburn Auburn bursing, with 244. baseman, into a pitcher. Alex-
intramural football pulse at NAS Jax has reached
Miami South Caroline
In show spot in the American ander is now a scout with San
Millilsippl Mississippi fever pitch with remaining games being played under "door
Arklnlll SMU league is Com Fair "A" 'a long Francisco.
die" circumstances.VW4 .
Texas Texas way down the, ladder from the attack with the Air Force using NEEDLESS to point out, sons
Washington Washington Heavy Snappers, with an 18-10 has moved to within one a wide spread, lighting-fas Don and Steven are proud of

Colorado Conn. Nebraska Conn.ft's' record.: game of a tie with the current offense against a stubborn VW-4 dad. One of their favorite stories

Operations holds down a pre- leader, 679th ACWRON, which line that has held most competition about his exploits is when their

All carious third place in the National holds a five win; no loss slate. to a standstill.The father first started in pro ball.

Or NothingFor circuit with a 22-6 slate while The two behemoths are due to
679th employs a stirring His father wanted to receive a
the Oak Leaves are fourth, 21- tangle Thursday at 1600 in the
aerial attack with
punctuated in the
subscription to newspapers
Professional Football Stadium in the last
11.Third sparkling runs, but the stubborn town in which he was playingthat
of the regulation
in the American game
"Cane Hunters" line might cause year, "Now," relates. Don,
Type AF GridmenHamilton League is held by Hospital, sporting As the clubs take the field, trouble for the Air,Force quater- "we have a whole basement full

j' a 2011% mark, while1 X-3 i fans will see two different styles back with ends crashing in for. of old clippings, pictures and
AFB, not win
may Division is fourth with 20-12. the kill. "
the service football champion Bob Gardner Marine high jumper scrapbooks.

ship this fall but. you'll have to Mrs. O'Leary: "Sure, and I'm at Quantico, Va., practices his WINNER OF this contest

pin a. Gold. Star on them for sorry to hear your husband} pas- jumps wearing a military flak stand to gain the Mainside intramural CAPTAIN'S CUP

effort, at any rate. sed away. What did he die of?" jacket so that when he discardsit football crown along

'Trying to field a powerfulclub Mrs. O'Brien: "Gangrene.! at a competitive meet, the with 1,000 Ironmkn points. RACE TIGHTENSA

the Air Defense Command, Mrs. O'Leary-.Praise the Saints reduction in weight makes his The 679th won 'the title last tight race is in progressas

of which Hamilton is a majorcog for the color, anyway." effort that,much easier. year after putting down a "Cane N A TT Center, intramural

sent'Bob Peak from the AF .. ,., Hunter" threat, and then faced sports teams race along completing -:
;ra "W :<""'*Y.m.' W y: >.ww<<:'W?*;<'>: '* : <<""'
Academy to Hamilton as head w.1".f 1 Marine Aviation Detachment for the final two monthsof

coach. He's responsible to only !" the Station crown.' competition for the cov t d'Captain's
one man-a two star general.
And ADC went all the to k Again this year NATTCenterwill Cup.
way ,. annually
.n 'd'" The Cup is awarded -
send Marines to do battle
Germany for some of Peak's assistants unit
the NATTCenter
And nine of the Califor- 4 '1 : ;,i; with the Mainside opponent. scoring to the most points in

nia base's first stringers have L t ; overall intramural athletic
already signed pro Tennis TournamentIn competition for the year.

They have a ,former All-Amer- AE's Gold team holds a

Ican playing third string. :.f y ,; I' I IY3PV ti 4 Second Round' scant 7729-7716 lead over the

Buster Evans of the Memphis A''r Action recently saw winners AE Blues. Third place is held

Bluejacket sports staff is said to ?f / -' advance 'into second round playin by Aviation Officers with 465J

have received news among pre- nr the Station Tennis Champ- points.
: "x
game publicity prior to the Mem- _
,- s ionship 'Tourney now underway Marine Aviation Detachmenthas
phis Navy-Hamilton game last at the Mainside Courts behind 3594 points while Aviation

month that the Hamilton Defenders the 'Navy Exchange. Ordnanceman School, with

scored 48 points in the first 2991; and Supporting Services",
Bernie Wesolowski of Admini-
half in a game-type scrimmage with 2240 points, take up, tye}
stration handed James Riblet of
against the U. of California. ,
At !half-time:: Cal coaches call- 'NARTU a rough! jolt, 6-3, 6-3. rear.

ed the whole thing off, .embarrassed James Murley of NARTU Eddie Erdelatx, in one of his

of course. Incidentally, proved to be putty in the handsof boss
last moves as Navy grid ,
Hamilton walloped Memphis, 84- S. N. Templeton of AGO
Bill Henghold. Buddy
0. A good effort'by the Hell- School, as the speedy Templeton up
Coleman and Gordon Cable,three
cats, though. Hamilton defeated handed Murley a 6-0, 6-2 trounc- scholas-
of southern Florida's top
NAS Moffett Field, 8-p.
ing.In tie footballers, for future Annapolis -

Don Webber, '55 New Hampshire other second round, action, ) teams John Wrye

State Golden Gloves champ- C. A. Gertner of AGO took the 'ormefr' catcher outfielder in both

ion and winner of six pro fights FAST NET FLURRY Capt. Damon Cooper of VA-44, first set from Courtney Clarkof the Pittsburgh Pirate and, Cincinnati

before entering the service, is (left) returns a volley to Bernie Wesolewskl Administration Dispensary after Clark con- Redleg farm chains, will
for while soldieringfor during first round action in the Station Tennis Tournament ceded, 6-4. The second set went be !assigned 'to fly-catching duties
slugging pay at the Mainside Courts Exchange
underway adjacent to the Nary
to Gertner as he outdistancedClark with the lit 'Ca v. Div. baseball-
Gp. in Mil vau- .. ,
the .61st Arty. Rtlall Store. Capt. Cooper, after several anxious moments I .
kee. defeated Wesolowskl in straight sets, 7-5 and 6-3. 6-0. ers in Korea.




6 JAX AIR NEWS 12 November 1959
--- --- ---
Six Get 20-Year Pins ,

Veteran Service Award # "

', }
Given ,0 & Employees ; a tI

; ;; ;: '

Receiving Navy's anchor-type lapel emblems recentlyfor 4 jhJ Y
government service in excess' of 20 years were six NAS 4

Jax, Overhaul and Repair. department employees.
b :
Also receiving awards for five: i.'
six years in the Air Force, two
10 and 15 years service from
in the Army and 12
years yearsas
Capt. Thomas B. Haley, O&R Of-
a civilian employee aboard
ficer, were 45 other employees. the Station. Y\ r iX

WHILE WALTER Gurr received ALSO receiving 20-year pins

20-year emblem for four was Malcolm Moore, who served
years service in the Navy and 16 two years ii\ the Army and 18 :X f

years' as a civilian at NAS Jax, years a civilian employee at NAS

Louie Jordan spent four years in Pensacola, War Department, .
the Marines and 16 years at NAS Warner Robins and NAS Jax. .

Jax as a civilian employee. Another two-year Army man,

Joseph Kennedy, a one-year James Vaught, an employee at _____ __. .n4._.__ .m I _.'--._'
Marine veteran, was employedfour NAS for 18 years, also was hon- THEY'VE WORKED A CENTURY 100 yean of government -
years at Government Print- ored. service was recently completed by-these fir civilian em "

ing Office, and 15 years at NAS Receiving 15-year awards were ployees of NAS Jax Overhaul and Repair Department. After Fund Drive
finishing 20 service; each is service
years presented a Japel em-
J ax. William McMillan served James Coleman Pearl Cone De-
blem by Cap Thomas B. Haley, O&R Officer (third from
witt Green, Emily Harden, Ed- right). Receiving pins are, left to right. James Vaught, Walter Hits 82.3%
ward O'Grady, Rosewell Powell, Gurr Malcolm Moore, William McMillan and Louie Jordan.
Museum Gets George I Reed, George Roach, I
from 1))
(Continued Page
Margaret Simpkins, Leroy Strick- Penn. Korean Bonus 100 percent are Industrial Re-
land and James Wright.
Surplus.Navy'Whirlybird' '
lations, 191.2%; Co m Nab Six,
The '28 ten-year award win- Available 178.9; Public Works, 162.8%;'

ners included, Norman Allen, Application Area Audit Office, 162.4%; Medi-

Oscar Anderson, Robert Brennan, cal, 138.1%; Disease Vector Con-
Jacksonville's Children Museum Henry Capell, Joseph Cross, E. Pennsylvania Korean Bonus forms, are now available in trol Center, 120%; Dental, 117.-

now owns a Navy helicopter, C. Cuendet, Thomas Darby, Her- the Duval: County Veterans Service Office, Room 301,.County 3%; Marine Barracks, 117.2%;
but it will never get off the bert Davis, William Davis, Wil- Courthouse. Supply, 113.3% and Household
ground and ''no one cares if itdoesn't. liam De Rolf, Jess Devero, James monthly ,for actual time spent Goods Field Office, 100%.
Those who served in the
arrped in' the Korean Theatre; other
Ellisor, Joseph Gillespie, Forrest ComFair Sax units going over
services from June 25, 1950 toJulY" eligibles will collect $10 a month
Goddard and Charles Hobbs.
The "whirlyblrd" HSL-1 the top are Flag Admin Unit,
for service elsewhere. Maximum
27, 1953 eligible to
are apply -
model designed for anti-sub war- ALSO GERALD HomannDan- ComFair, 265%; USS Essex,
however is $500/
if payment,
meet ,
they residency requirements -
fare and later used for towing lel Johstone, Eugene Kelsoe, 253.9%; Fasron Nine, 125.2%;
its of Pennsylvania.MORE Survivors of those who died VAP-62, 123.3%; VF-174,. 103.1%;
missions, 'was stripped of engine Francis Kirton, Gayer Lanier, I will
and other equipment before Toney Martinez Jr, William THAN 400,000 Korean in service receive $500. VA-12, 100.3%, and USS frank-

it was delivered to the Museum Moore, Martin Newsome, Roger veterans, many still on active Career servicemen have special lin D. Roosevelt, 100%.'

today at Jacksonville Naval Air Priest, Bethel Ragland, William : duty, are expected to apply for requirements to meet.' EIGHT ACTIVITIES at NATT-

Station. Thomas,'Thomas Vinci and Frank the payments, which could run HUNDREDS.of applications for Center have rung the bell, including -
White. as high as $500 to some persons. this Korean I bonus are being returned Military Personnel, 162.-
( On hand to accept the helicopter Deadline for applying is Dec. 31, to senders daily becauseof 3%; Dental, 144%; Aviation Of-
! declared surplus ,by the Five-year pins Went to Clar-
insufficient postage.
1963. ficers School, 144%; Training
Wavy, was .Leo Durrance, direc- ence Batten, Sumter Bell, Boice I aver-
According to officials an 122.-
I Holder of the Korean Cam- Facilities, 127.5%; Supply,
Thelnia Edsel
tor for the Children's Museum Camp, Conner,
age of 800 applications a day 2%) Aviation Ordnance School,
located at 1610 Riverside Ave. Moody and Howard Scott. paign Medal will receive $15
have been received with postage 118.3%; Administration. 116.5%,

It marks first time in local due. The state only started receiving and Medical, 113.2%.
history that the Navy has dona- the applications a month. Naval Station ''Mayport and

ted a helicopter to a civilian or- ago.Bonus NAS Cecil did 'not establish
. ganization. Donation of obsolete bureau officials warn monetary goals for individual

I aircraft follows the new Bureauof .j 'Fi4, C.V. ': that a minimum of eight cents units,. deciding to strive for an

Aeronautics concept which postage 'is required on the pack- overall, participation effort.

authorizes giving away of such age containing the completed application -

I aircraft to state and local governments and necessary supporting -
Fire PlaguedContinued
I and non-profit organizations documents.
for purposes of historical 1 Applicants are advised to have ( from'Page 1))

I I .and educational interest and dbI the'package weighed before mail- the fife, the Gieske family was
I play. ing. Return of the package to the moved into a new house across

aircraft sender may mean an extra delayof the street by friends and neigh-
Disposition of the old
:was handled through Disposal I Ifi up to three weeks before pro- bors who'had so quickly moved

:Division of NAS Jax Supply De cessing can begin, officials say. them out of the other structure.

partment. : ,.,. I The Gieskes wish to express
thanks and appreciation to ,the
t According to the Navy, the Employee Lodge To Meet many who helped avert a near
.HSL-1 was the largest helicopterat 1 American Federation of Gov-
1J disaster. Two individuals espec-
the time it was built. The : ernment Employees, Lodge 579, ially helpful were ''said to be
:Navy received its first HSL in has scheduled its regular monthly Cornado and Felix Longaria,
1950. meeting for Sunday, Novem-
both employees at O&R.
ber 15 at 1400 at W. Union
,Baptist -
The huge HSL may be obsoleteto
: Church, 735 Acorn StAll
the Navy, but it.is still a "real
Lodge members are urgedto
:super whirlybird" where the
be present; visitors are welcome -
visitors to the Children's Museum
M-CI-C GRADUATES ASSgt James Standle, (left) .j
:. are concerned.AntiFreeze. receives cerlifcale upon, completion of Marine Corps Institute
Course in Aviation Ammunition Launching and Handling The young son of a Cape Canaveral Sunday, November 15 .
Equipment. AGySgt. Teddy Jones; (center) also received a certificate missile engineer, countingfor ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL
; On Sale his for completing course in Fundamentals of Aviation his kindergarten teacher! "10- 0830-Service of Worship.
Ordnance. The awards were presented by L!. Col. William P.
i At Navy ExchangeNow Mitchell, commanding officer of Marine Aviation Detachment. 9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1-NVTSt 0930-Sunday School, three-
year-olds through adults, Building -
< is' the time to "lay" in 722; Adult Bible Class,

!the used winter to say in supplies olden, ,"days.as they II NATO Discloses Soviet AF Strength II Chaplain. Wolfe, of Small Worship.Chapel.0930.Service .

1100-Service of Worship.
: Wintry"' blasts began hitting Soviet sea, land and ,air and a long-range air striking nearly 800,000 men and 20,000 1830 Teen-Age and Senior

this area recently so we I should! forces have undergone a reorganization force. operational aircraft. All fighters High Fellowships, and United
I be the dec- Trained to operate under light bombers and the
,prepared for move of them., m Fellowship of Protestants, Build-
I conditions the new majority of ground attack
ade to' become a modern, atomic ing 722 and Small ChapeL
-.An important thing to do before well-equipped striking force' Soviet army musters ,three ''aircraft are now jet-propelled, .

t winter comes is put the capable of fighting under atomic million men, with the satellite NATO has disclosed.The ST. EDWARD'S"CHAPEL
conditions, according' to armies providing 1,500,000 satellite air forces have
sufficient amount of'anti-freeze; 0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass.
j fn' your car's cooling system. NATO Information Service. more. 2,500 operational planes, 75 ..
v The' Soviet lineup includesa Obsolete equipment has per cent of.,which are jets.
The Navy Exchange Service 4.5 million-man army, a been replaced by modern /Russia will have, 700 sub- / '
tation has an ample supply of collection of operational missiles weapons and vehicles. marines by 1960 if the present Naval Hospital
! .anti-freeze available. Use it, nearly 700 submarines 'The Soviet air force has construction ,rate continues. 0630 Naval Hospital
and be safe this winter. 0930-Protestant Service.Pigs .