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I Aviation Electronicsmen Phase Out ; .PT Rating Critical

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The final curtain is being rung are to be placed in "inservice"training will be for only one year, and THE PT RATING is now at an Number chosen will be held on
down on the for RM with no exam none will be retained on active unacceptably low level. A boardis a level so that normal future
(AL) rating, while official"word"
required.IN duty beyond that time. due to convene in March to advancement opportunities won'tbe
is being given to men to
consider fully qualified volunteersin jeopardized.
I convert to the Photographic In. THE FUTURE no more en- Exceptions are ALs designated
grades E-4 through E-7 for
telligenceman (PT) rating, in the listments, re-ups, enlistment extensions Naval Aviation pilots or those direct conversion. Information concerning both

latest Navy rating moves. or active duty agree- now taking Class A or D school ratings is in BuPers Instruction

PRESENT ALs not requesting ments for ALs will be, made except training for Aviation Electronics SELECTEES will not need to 1440.10B of Dec. 18, and BuPers

transfer to Fleet Reserve status on CNO okay. Any approval Technician (AT) rating. take a change of rating exam. Notice 1440 of Dec. 17.

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Annual Meeting fljj4flllfiS Par

Set Tomorrow Day Friday



Vol. 17 No. 43 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 14 January 1960 ,

Sec. Jackson To Make

: Two Local Junket
::7i Day
_ ,

The Hon. Richard Jackson, Assistant Secretary of the i'

: Navy for Personnel and Reserve Forces, is slated to make '
his first visit to:Jacksonville l January 19. _

4+ k _ During ins Drier stay nere, Mr.1 Admiral Kenneth Craig, Commander -
: Jackson will get a briefing on
Fleet Air Jacksonvilleand
j ftfL all local Naval activities. The
Commander Naval Air Bases, ,
: Jacksonville stop is part of his
sk Sixth Naval District, Capt. JamesR.
current tour of Navy facilities
Reedy, Station commandingofficer r
in the Southeast.
; and department heads. I
ARRIVING. January 19 by air 1
from Albany, Ga. Marine Supply He will tour various areas of
Depot, the Assistant Secretarywill the Station in the afternoon, also

i leave by air the morning of stopping at the Naval Hospital.

January 21 for Pensacola. A HELICOPTER visit to Cecil

Immediately upon his arrival at Field at 0900 January 20 will be t

NAS Jax, Mr. Jackson will go followed by a trip, presumablyby

into a briefing session with Rear automobile, to Naval Station

Mayport with lunch at the tet

I P-2' PRO ,PAY ter's Officer's Club.
GRANTS SEEN The Mayport base will undergo

Defense Dept. is planningto a three-hour inspection by Mr.

okay $60 a month P-2-step I Jackson. Among the lighter

proficiency pay advancements moments for the dignitary will bea

during the coming fiscal year, reception planned for him and

reports Navy Times.A his party Tuesday night at the
t{ '> Defense spokesman says 1.
"SOME DAYS GET TEDIOUS"-Bemoans Al Gator as he gets literally tied E'knots following the Navy's request for about NAS Jax 0' Club. ,
his apprehension during a leisurely?? stroll on an aircraft runway at NAS Sunday after 1000 P-2 advancements and Included in the Secretary's
I noon. Spotted by a NARTU helijopter pilot the alligator became immediate cause of concern
for tower personnel. They notified the city zoo which dispatched two men to"get the varmint." 49,000 pay hikes to P-l is party will be Comdr. W. R. Pitt-

A zoo official, Russell Pyke, (center) captured the saurian with aid of a noose-type rig, then tied "within the ball park" as faras man, Special Assistant for Re-
him up with nylon line. He now has a new home at the zoo, much safer for him and for us. Defense pro-pay planning
:serves, Housing and Aviation;
went for the new year.

Two Years Duty Progressive Rework The source could see no Comdr. R. M. Stuart, Special Assistant

reasonable cause why a for Military Personnel;

Near For E-8 "small" P-2 pro pay program Mr. L. E. Wolfe, Manpower Assistant
Program Starts HereAnother should not be started in the
Navymen promoted to senior and Capt. W. T. Macy,
chief 'petty officer (E-8) are new fiscal year.
Marine Corps Aide.
page in the history of NAS Jax Overhaul and
likely to have to serve two
Repair Department was concluded last month when the de, .,,',,.
years obligated duty after
partment completed rework of the last F4D aircraft to be'
promotion, reports Navy
Times. processed under the Interim Rework Program. ,

Concept of this program,reports
Those advanced to the rate
stantly improved processing pro :
Capt. Thomas B. Haley, Jax ,%, ),
on December 16 were not required cedures and reduced processingtime
O&R Officer, was to provide increased p
to sign for additional
required from 39 workdaysfor /
operational availability I
service. Master chiefs who the first aircraft to 19 work-
of modern aircraft longer ..
over a
have 17 or more years' duty days for the last. 5, ,4
period of their early service life,
must remain on active duty The new Progressive Aircraft ,
with no decrease in safety and 4
for three from date
years they Rework (PAR) Program has replaced -
correction of material discrepancies t 7 (
become E-9. in the aircraft and with the F4D and A3D Interim : :: ; _
A three-year obligated service -
minimum of time out of service. Rework, LDO, and Overhaul
requirement for E-8s had
DURING THE programs.A
4 r
been considered by the Bureauof
January 6, 1958 and ending December PAR REVIEW board with ,
Naval Personnel but the
1, 1959, 112 F4D aircraft representatives' from Productionand
two-year term is favored because
were processed under the Interim Service Groups was estab- r
it would be easier to 4
administer. Rework Program here. lished ta study configuration of

During this period, O&R con- (Please turn to Page 8, Col. 1)) L

ti ;

I Big Annual Credit Union Meeting Scheduled TomorrowThe ,i ,

annual meeting of the'Jax to do is attend the meeting, Model 878; RCA Transistor Clock V' ?
Navy Credit Union is set for which is open to all members, Radio and RCA Transistor Port- _ _

tomorrow night (Friday), at 1930 and pick up your ticket. One able Radio. .;' : _ .. _
in King Hall, Bldg. 563. ticket will be issued when you Credit Union officials urge, J ,. :' : ._ _

Both before and after the business enter the meeting. "That everyone attend this meet- DISPLAYS PRIZES Door prizes to be given out at
meeting and election of Prizes include' an RCA portableTV ing, one of the most important Friday's annual Jax Navy Federal Credit Union meeting are
officers, there will be drawingsfor set; .Polaroid Land Comera events of 'the Credit Union. The proudly shown by Lcdr. Benedict Scott of O&R, member of the
prize committee. Prizes include, left to right, Polaroid land
the five desirable with Wink Light Attachment sweeping changes in Federal
doorprizes.To ; camera, shotgun, transistor portable radio, portable TV set and
win a prize, all you have Remington Shotgun, Automaster (Please turn to Page. 8, Col. 2)) transistor clock radio. ..



14 January 1960
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.." Renewed Emphasis Being Placed

d1I }{ flW3 On Navy DRIVESAFE CampaignWith I

NAS, Jacksonville ..
.................................. Commanding Officer ,
Cipt. James R. Reedy .............................. arrival of the New at is of
Comdr. Robert Nelson .....................................................................Exeeotlv. Offlacr has cent were on leave or liberty program one two Navy con.
NAB Six; Fleet Air Jacktonvllle Year, the Navy placed time of the accidents. These grim certed efforts relating to traffic

Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig ........:...............................................'....'TTi Commander.. newed emphasis on its off- statistics show the- urgent need safety. The second concerns traffic -
Capt. Gray.fon H. Weber ...................................................... Chief Fairfax duty safe driving program in for the DRIVESAFE program. safety for on-duty personnel,
Capt. Nelson M. Head Chief of Staff, NAB Six an effort to reduce the num- both military and civilian.
Fleet Air Wing Eleven THE OFF-DUTY traffic safetyNavy's
Capt. Robert M. Milner ............................................................................ CommanderCapt. ber of traffic accidents occur- Primary emphasis in the renewed -
Charles L lambing ................................;........................... Chief Staff Officer ring among service personneland off-duty campaign is being
Naval Air Technical Training Center to make its traffic safety Equal driver and -
placed on
Capt. Robert J. Fleming - Commanding Officer pedes-
Comdr Gerald R. Pearson ............................................................ Executive Officer program more effective. trian aducation. The program is
Naval Hospital VICE ADMIRAL H. P. Smith, EmploymentPolicy under the broad policy directionof
Capt. Alton C. Aberneth/....................................................... Commanding Officer Chief of Navy Personnel, late
Capt. John G. Feder ........................................................................ Executive Officer the Assistant Secretary of the
NARTU last year issued a directive to StatedIt Navy for Personnel and Reserve

Capt. F. H. Holt ........................................................................ Commanding Officer all ships and stations to put, the forces, the Hon. Richard A.
Comdr. H. Hudglni .....................................................-? .. -, Executive Officer DRIVESAFE campaign into is Navy Department policyto Jackson.

Printed commercially with non-appropriated funds In Jacksonville Florida at no effect. assure that equal opportunityfor (The Hon. Mr. Jackson U
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-95 Rev. July 1958 Marine Headquarters has responsibility employment is given all
Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jacksonville, for a similar pro- qualified persons consistent with scheduled to make a visit of
Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air gram for Marine personnel. I I local Navy installations Jan. 19-
Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hospital. law. 21-Ed. Note.)
Service Information Officer .................... Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnls Jr. Traffic accidents took the livesof It's also Navy policy to prohibit -
Assistant Service Information Officer .,..,. ............. Andrew H. Planey 575 Navymen and Marines in discrimination against any ADMIRAL Smith, in announcing -
Editor-Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporter.-Elalne Terrell; Ron Davis, AN; Gene 1958, while another 6,543 persons employee or applicant for em- the DRIVESAFE campaign,
Hagan Photogr.pher-Joaeph O'Brien, PH3.
were admitted to medical facili- ployment because of race, color, observed that "a continuous
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Services Material
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit It given. Photographs, ties as a result of traffic accident religion or national origin. education program is necessaryto
unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographs. injuries. This policy statement is con- improve knowledge, skills,
Editorial offices located In Room 230, Main Administration Building. Phone extensions '
Instruction habits attitudes and judgment of
tained in NAS Jax ,
8164, 656, 272 or 216. Of this number, about 90 perDISCUSSING -
12075.2 of January 31, 1958._ The Navy personnel in traffic safety."
-"r.:::::*', ;:r: .::::.:::"" .Vi":""" Instruction is all Station
Employee Lodge ,!, posted on BuPers Instruction 5101.2A of
bulletin boards.To Oct. 19, 1959, sets forth guide-
t1I' assure compliance with the lines for establishing the DRIVE-
Plans Important : : >"* ,. policy.the Secretary of the Navy SAFE program.
; '" has designated a Navy Employ-
Saturday MeetsThe 'f t:.". ment Policy Officer, Charles R.
7I f'.::" <:. jTr Peck, responsible to him for Civil Service To
most important AFGE !: :".'."""" L ." ; making recommendations for final -

Lodge 696 meetings of the year if:.".-..,.., disposition of complaints, as Celebrate 77lh
will be held Saturday at 1000 and well as corrective measures to

1800 at the Pythian Center, 819 lor"" avoid repetition of such com- Birthday YearU.
Kipp avenue in Jacksonville.Civil .
I The Navy's instructions\ con- S. Federal employees
i Service Week, Fifth District cerning the employment policy
the world approxi-
Council anniversary and the provide for the commanding-of-
joint installation of officers of ficer to assure compliance at the mately 9,000 of whom are em-

Lodges 192, 696, 1824, 1825 and local level and to receive and ployed in the Jacksonville area,

Fifth Council will be celebratedat investigate complaints.He will mark 77th Anniversary this
the two will make recommendations
Saturday meetings. y week and next of founding of
concerning disposition of complaints -
Most important item on agendaof the Federal Civil Service Act.
the District'Council meetingat as well as take corrective
1000 will be a probable discussion measures that he deems neces- It was on January 16, 1883 that

of the proposed Merit ________ sary. the Act-foundation of today's
Promotion Program and recom- $;:J N,,$;=)>':sa:;: it daSdddwa$&,
mendations to be forwarded by STATION FUNCTIONS Capt. James R. NAS Jax is Capt. James R; ering more than two million
Reedy, NAS Jax commanding officer, discusses functions of the Reedy, commanding officer, .assisted -
the national, office to Civil Ser- Station with the Navy's Inspector General, Rear Admiral JohnW. Federal employees was es-
by Comdr. Jack S. Hall
vice Commission. Alles III, at a meeting with department heads late last week. tablished..
After arriving here last Thursday, the Admiral toured various Administrative Officer of NAS
A chicken dinner will be installations then flew back to Washington Friday. Jax. Latest figures show that of the
served at the 1800 gathering, 9,000 federal government em-
with a dance to follow. Dinner Editorial ployees in the metropolitan Jack-

tickets, at one dollar, must be lax Navy Divers sonville area, the Navy employssome

purchased in advance. Dance 6,000. A little less than
tickets ((50 cents) may. be bought Leave The Navy ExchangeOut ProgramFour 5,000 civil service employeesdraw
'at the door. Jax Navy divers appearedon their pay checks from

All Civil Service WJXT, Channel 4, yesterdayat activities based at NAS Jax.
Of Being A Good SportCities 0930, featuring diving funda-
their friends are invited to mentals on the program "Open Embodied in the. Civil Service
both meetings. For more information House." Act of 1883 is the principle that
contact C. D. and states, when they need additional revenue, invari- Showing their wares were merit is' the basis for selecting

Brackett, EV 8-1630; Wynona able resort to hiking taxes on cigarette and other so-called luxury Andrew Brady, DC2, Frank Win- those personnel who would serve

Spulock, EV 8-3153, or D. A, items. terborne, SFM2, Hershel Hensley, their government.The .

Houghton, PO 5-5707. Does this affect service people who do much of their buyingat BMCS, and Harvey Schwarzbaur, past 77 years have wit-

exchanges and commissaries? It certainly, does! AN."Jake nessed extension of the merit
. Bubblehead," the diving system from an initial coverageof
WE ALL HAVE FRIENDS OR neighbors in civilian life. We're
crew mascot, appeared on the 13,900 employees to more than
used to doing them small favors just as we don't hesitate to ask show with the Navy divers, along two million Federal employeesof

favors of them. It's the pattern of our living-being a good sport, with members of the Jax Jetty; which 354,000 are employedby

Sunday, January 17 never too busy to go out of our way to help someone. Jumpers. the Navy.

All well and good. But when it extends to letting people in on

0830-Service 0930-Sunday of School Worship., three- our exchange and commissary benefits it's carrying affability too Always Unpopular Tool

year-olds through adults, Build- far. What's so heinous you ask, about picking up a couple of car- I

ing 722; Adult Bible Class, Chap- tons of cigarettes for a likable civilian who's always ready with a Holystone DisappearingThe

lain Wolfe, in Small Chapel. helping hand?
0930-Service of Worship. Holystone .
WRONG ABOUT IT is simply that as old an
you're jeopardizingthe
1100-Service of Worship. instrument of labor as any They were used to scrub the
1830-Teen-Age, Senior High whole exchange- >mmissary structure which operates to serve ever used by seamen, is grad- decks of wooden ships.It .

Fellowships and United Fellow- you ana your dependents-nobody else. It is not' competitive with ually becoming a rarity in the was believed this methodof

'Ship of Protestants, Building 722 retail business. modern American Navy. scrubbing not only cleanedthe
and Small Chapel. With arrival of the iron ship physically but con-
.exclusive to member of the Armed
e I It is a benefit you as a
I ships, the Holystone is being tributed to spiritual cleanliness -
ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL Forces. It's part of your pay, and no civilian acquaintance, what-
replaced by the chipping ham- as well.
0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass. ever his endearing qualities, has a built-in demand on the returns
mer and wire brush.
you get from the U. S. for services rendered. In 1931, the Navy issued an
Holystones received their order limiting use of Holy-
ST. LUKE'S' CHAPEL Don't ever feel like a 'cheapskate in politely rebuffing people name from the fragments of stones. They were said to wear

Naval Hospital who want to use this privilege of yours as a convenience.Most broken monuments obtained down decks too rapidly and

0630-Mass. of them, if you remind them of why }it exists and how from St. Nicholas Church of the :subsequent repair had be-

vice.0930-Protestant Worship Ser- urgently it must be protected from abuse, will feel no resentment. Great Yarmouth, England. come a burden


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14 January 1960 JAX All NEWS Pap 3

Blue Cross' ABC Warfare Aspects

CoverageExplained In NAMTD CurriculumNaval

Air Mobile Training Detachment aboard the Station

An increase from five to ten has strengthened its curriculum with addition of an ABC

dollars, with an extension from Wart are Trainer.
the course deals with types and
24 to 48 hours for emergency The 'trainer, on loan from
effects of nuclear weapons, medi-
room service, became effective as Memphis, will be aboard the
cal aspects of nuclear radiation,
one of the changes in Blue Cross Station, and also making visitsto and decontamination of radio-

benefits with the Station Group NAS Cecil Field, NAS Glynco, logical materials.In .
Plan October 15. NAS Sanford, NAS Key West and
the study on Biological, or
The information MCAS Beaufort, S.C.
regarding BC
:\ germ, Warfare, Scott says that
benefit changes was given each THE LOCAL classes, being there are no man-made diseasesor
subscriber in a letter with a taught at FAETU, consist of one disease-causing organisms.
rider to be attached to each sub- day on each topic of Atomic, Bio-
a Chemical Warfare phase of the
scriber's contract. logical and Chemical Warfare.
Lectures films and demonstra- course deals with defense againstall
However because of ,
recent attacks.IN .
known poisonous gas
tions methods
are em-
questions on
coverage, the fol-
ployed. EACH case, there are practical -
lowing information is being pub-
lished.At "We indoctrinate military per- aspects, such as recognition
effects and protection,to the three
in of ABC
sons principles
the time the above
went into effect changes fare and their application," states types of ABC Warfare.
a provision was
made to cover dependent un- i\\ 1L Vernon Scott, AOC, head of the Under the former comes self-

married children on a family sib a a' I two-man Memphis team. aid and first-aid to others, whento
-' '-
=Is the of wo maD"AB-C- Scott continues "We're don a gas mask and how to
contract until end of the calendar BE IN THE KNOW motto the more
year in which they reach their Warfare training team aboard the Station through February. interested in Passive Defense, use protective ointments. .
19th birthday. In above photo A. N. Inman, AO1 (left) holds old-style gas mask concentrating on the before and In any attack with early warn-
with carrying case and cylinder attached, while Vernon Scott
ing, proceed to designated shelter -
Another benefit in keeping AOC, other member of the team, displays the Navy's newest after of a blast, and studying the
with the advancement in the mask, complete with wrap-around windshield. In lower photo, ways we can help Naval facilities and remain there until the
medical chief Scott is examined by Geiger counter held by Inman for and nearby towns." "all clear" signal. If you're
profession provides for radiation. The team is here in cooperation with the Naval AirMobile caught in an attack with no
full coverage for recovery room Training Detachment. ATOMIC WARFARE portion of warning, throw yourself face

service. I I I ,,,"........ down, in a doorway, against a
One of the changes which most Quick Senate wall, under furniture, or in a

subscribers would notice in hos- ditch or vehicle.

pital cases concerns payments for Action Seen ABOVE ALL, don't look up,

antibiotics, drugs and solutions. cover yourself with anything on

Prior to the change last October, hand, remain shielded until )|
On CS BillsFive
Blue Cross paid a maximum of heavy debris has stopped falling. 'I

ten dollars on antibiotics and and hold a cloth item over your
bills of interest to
gov- ::
covered the cost of routine drugsin ernment employees are expectedto l r. mouth and nose. ,
full. lI .. A. N.
get quick action in Congress I Scott and his assistant,
The change that went into during this session. Inman, AO1, both feel the morea

effect, however, provides for Blue The bills involved, which have person knows about ABC War-

Cross to pay 50 percent of the already passed the House, would: fare, the less frightening it be-

first $100 of charges for anti- 1. Increase daily travel allow- comes.

biotics, drugs and solutions and ances of Federal employees from As Scott aptly puts It; "If

100 percent of such charges in .$12 to $15 and raise present ,10- you're directly in the blast area,
excess of $100 with maximum cent mileage allowance to 12 you won't be around to worry,
payment of $450. but if you're in the radiationzone
Another important change for out of the direct blast area,
2. Amend the so-called "Hiss "
X-ray provides for Blue Crossto I you can use proper precautions.
50 of Act" to permit ann unities to be I
pay percent the first $100of
!such charges and 100 paid to Government workers who
percentof : ..b'...... January Birthday
charges in excess of $100, witha have been convicted of felonies :'.'"

maximum of $450 for this ser- against the government, exceptin r. Party Scheduled
vice. //1
cases involving national se January's NATTCenter Birth-

There is still confusion among curity. ..........>;,;o:::.. .:.,>....). day Party is scheduled for
Blue Cross members as to num- Thursday Jan. 21, from 2000 to
ber of days protection 3. Provide that annuities to the EM building
providedby 2200 at Lounge,
their contracts. At one time, retired Federal workers start Navy Poets Of The Watch

it provided for 31 calendar days immediately on the day of their 563.Register with Mrs. McHugh at

of protection during each con- retirement, instead of commenc- Pen Their Annual CropThe the Lounge anytime after 1600
Music will
tract year for each subscriber. ing on the first day of the fol- daily except Monday.

A change was made some time lowing month. New Year came in as it always has to-with sailors be furnished by Melody Mal and
( standing'watch.. his Country Squires.A .
ago to provide 31 days per hospital 4. Protect Federal employeeswho Navy tradition has it that the officer of the deck on the party is held every monthin

confinement for each sep- drive government vehiclesor 0001-0400: watch will inscribe his duty summary in the ship's honor of enlisted men having .

arate and unrelated ailment for their own cars on government jog In rnyme. birthdays during the mpnth.

each subscriber.The business from liability in civil And although there was no Flemming, of the Southerland, Everyone is welcome to attend
at San Diego, got his inspiration: these parties.Boy .
plan does provide, how- suits arising out of accidents. single theme running throughthe "
just-passed New Year's entries 'Tis the morning of New
ever, for another 31 days' protec- 5. Equalize fringe benefits of Year
a sampling of them reveals Scout Troop Gets
tion for a related condition aftera Federal employees working over- that a definite poetic urge is And all through the ship ,

lapse of 90 days. seas. I rampant in the Navy. Not a radar is scanning Charter For New Year

ENSIGN WAYNE RAUCH, of "Not even a 'pip'." Troop 131, sponsored by NAS
sypa F'va fi t tx a< Q. >,y y r f's.ii f L Yri:rr the Wedderburn in San Diego Jax, held Parents Night at its
ITS A MYSTERY to most sail-
first meeting of the January
harbor, summed it up for his year
chilled and compatriots ors where the little known ritual 6. The troop received its annual
originated. Navy historians think
aboard 800 shipsin charter at the meeting.
approximately that it began in the early 19th
port or at sea: John Sims, of the North Florida

"This watch, trays tradition, Century. Council, presented the charter to
must all be in rhyme. Some believe it was a diver- Comdr. Walter Heison on behalfof

Thank goodness, it happens sion to while away the hours of Comdr. James R. Reedy, com-

only one time." the long night until the cele- manding officer of NAS Jax and

Signalman i Charles Dillard, brating sailors returned from the head of the sponsoring institu-

standing watch aboard the rain- evening's festivities.-(AFPS).
whipped tug Navajo in New Or- troop meets every Wed-

leans, had this to say: This letter was received by nesday from 1900 to 2100 in

"AS THE YEAR comes in the editor of 'a family magazine: Building 802.Conductor .

With its noise and din "Sir: My wife was about to

And lights of the town burn divorce me until she read your (looking at 12-old

-- bright touching article about the evils child) : "How old is your child?"

SENSITIVE EARS Navy destroyers have extended their Father: "Five years old."
All's happy and gay of a broken home. Now she says
listening capability past underwater thermal barriers by the Conductor:'IIle looks a lot
use of a new device called VDS-variable depth sonar-lowered In the Vieux Carre she is going to stick to me older than that to me."

beneath the barrier. Created by marked temperature changes, But duty tonight is our plight" through thick and thin. Please Father: "Can I help it if he
thermal barriers formerly provided a hiding place for sub-
marines. It's easy to see where Lt. S. H. cancel my subscription." worries a lot"



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. 4 JAX AIR NEWS ._ 14 January 1960

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,.:\ : jf-' : "flUiIJt...!', ':!rt' ) Contract Is Okayed For Continued !

: ,J1fj/l. ? .., :
1 .
:, ''lrLCf" ,' Production Of Crusader AircraftThe Some 24 persons reported for
wrgJ ; duty at NAS Jax
'. : early last week.
f ,. .. .. . will offer greater To these, welcome.
Navy has announced a capability plus a speed of assembly
I Thirty-three newcomers were new $58 million contract for nearly twice that of sound, high-speed stability. Increasedfuel Nineteen reporting in last week
I welcomed into the world via the continued production of the the F8U-2N is equipped with capacity will permit the arrived Monday: William Cole-

Naval Hospital route recently, F8U-2N Crusader' jet aircraftand an auto-pilot enabling theI I plane to stay in the air for man, EMI, of Brookneal, Va.,

, On Decmeber 17, Mario Plcazzo confirmed that fleet delivery pilot to maintain his altitude more than three hours.In from Little Creek, Va.; Frank

was born to Hilaro Benavides, of previously contracted while concentrating on his addition to carrying Side- Winterborne, SFM2, of Phila-

I AN, and Mrs. Benavides; Douglas models will begin this year. mission. winder air-to-air missies, the delphia, Pa., from USS Talla-

I Edwin, to Charles Brown, AK3, Powered by a PrattWhitney The new aircraft will also new Crusader will provide for hatchies Co. (LST-1154)); Judith

I and Mrs. Brown; James David, J-57 engine and equippedwith have the Martin-Baker ejec- additional armament and advanc'ed McKelvy, ACTAA, of El Paso,
to James Edge, AN, and Mrs. heat-seeking Sidewinder missiles, now under Tex., from NAS Olathe, Kan.;
Edge; Charles Postelle Jr., to C. guided missiles, the F8U-2N is tion seat providing emergency development, the Navy said. John Decker, ETC, of Jackson

r P,' Lentz, AQ1, and Mrs. Lentz; an all-weather carrier-based escape at ground level, revised It is an outgrowth of F8U-1 ville, from USS Fort Snelling

I Ernest Ridgeway, to ASgt. and fighter able to detect and interior and exterior and FBU-2 day fighters now (LSD-30); Theodore Steinwender
Mrs. Richard Ralph and Gwen lighting systems and newer ACTAA of Glenwood Fla.
; destroy targets at night or in operational with land and from
dolyn Suzanne, to Charles Small, inclement weather.In instrumentation. carrier-based Navy and Ma- Olathe, Kans., and Cecil Gregory,

4 AC2, and Mrs. Small. addition to its all-weather Ventral fins under the tail rine Corps units. ETC, of Aiken, S. C., from USS

' December 18 welcomed Yield Everglades (AD-24)).

Lynn born to Lt. and Mrs. Rob- ALSO, GEORGE HOGAN,

ert Donald Banz; Mark Kerlin, mportantTipsnPensionAid c 4Y AMCA, of White Sulphur
son of Joseph Castro, AD2, and Springs, W. Va., from VF-14;

Mrs. Castro; Rhonda Sue, to ) Henry Cox Jr., TDC, of Winter

James Clair, GMSN, and Mrs. Park, Fla., from NATTC, Mem-

Clair; Leslie Marie, to Edward sy ab ', ... f x phis, Tenn.; J. H. Isaacs, CS2, of
Crisp, AEC, and Mrs. Crisp; Issued By VA Wichita Falls, Tex, from NS

Teresa Marie, to Richard Deter- Mayport; Clarence Smith, MR2,
man, AA and Mrs Determan; Disabled veterans and widows of Birmingham, Ala., from NAS
and children of deceased veterans
Frank Ira, to CHBOSN Carl and Key West, Fla., and Russell
Mrs. Eddinger; Mary Alice, to who receive monthly nonservice- 4 Lowell, TD1, Pontotoc, Miss.,
, Joseph Hopper, TN, and Mrs. connected payments from the #4 from FaeTuLant, NAS Jax.

Hopper; Kimberly Ann, to Albert Veterans Administration are NY, y Also arriving Monday from
Howard, E01, and Mrs. Howard urged by the VA to promptly ;
; NTC, Great Lakes were Thomas
return the properly filled-in ,..* :
Deborah to
Lynn, Roger Owens, Peavler, ETNSN, of Robinson,
tabulating card sent them for use
AMI and Mrs. Owens; and 111.; Joseph Bradner, AA, of Dry
in annual income.
Wendy Gale, to Elwood Spurlock, reporting __ _n___ __ _________ _____ Fork, Va.; Larry Heald, AA, of
BTC, and Mrs. Spurlock. Cards have been sent to 33,539 T ASW AIRCRAFT The Grumman S2F-3, the Navy's new- Buckfield, Me., and Daniel
Born December 19 were; John veterans and 12,821 veterans dependents est antisubmarine aircraft complete with the most modern ASW Howell,' FA, of Mt. Pleasant,
Wesley Jr., to J. W. Bowman, in Florida who are receiving electronics and armament is shown on its successful first flight Mich.

GM2, and Mrs. Bowman; Michael : pensions from the VA from Bethpage, N.Y. JACQUELINE SMITH. SA, of

Wayne, to Ygnacy Tataranowicz, B. J. Gannon, officer-in-charge of Danville, Va.; Violet .Gallapher,
A E 1, and Mrs. Tatatranowicz; the Jacksonville VA Office, said For A Relaxed Leave SA, of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Joanne -

and Joseph Willis Jr., to PFC today. I Davenport, SA, of Williams-

i and Mrs. J. W. Wilson. Pension recipients are allowed port, Pa., all reported in Monday

Two boys were born on Dec 30 days, or until close of ,January Try National ForestNice from NTC, Gainbridge, Md.
ember 20. 1960, to return the card with Charles]
They were; Roy David, Tuesday saw arrival of
the information Gannon weather is us, and many servicemen and their I
to David Frederickson, AC1, and proper upon Deane, AG1, of Folkston, Ga.,
to plan for a warm weather leave to
explained. families beginning
i are
Mrs. Fredickson, and Roy Her- from NAS Guantanamo Bay,
man, to Roy Reid EM2, and Mrs. Those without dependents I "get away from it all." made. Cuba; Abe Maples Jr., of Fork

Reid. Deborah Marie, born to whose income is greater than. If this is what you have in IN FACT, if you are a "do it Ridge, Tenn, from Subic Bay,

Ralph Lohn, AT2, and Mrs. Lohn, $1400 a year or those with dependents mind, a national visit to forests one of is America'smany heartily yourself addict, there are still Philippines; and John Holder,

was only arrival December 21. whose income is more i many homesites available in our CP, of Shirleysburg, Pa., and
Boys outnumbered the girls on than $2700 yearly may not receive THE VARIETY and scope of national forests that can be rent- Malcolm Strandberg, AA, of

December 22. Born were, a son a pension under 'presentlaw. recreational activities providedby ed for as little as $30 a year. Ill., both from NTC, Great Lakes,

to Philip Hoblit, SE2, and Mrs. these areas are unlimited. There are restricitions on the 111.
Hoblit; Paul Charles Jr., to P. C. Failure to return the reportingcard Fishing, hunting, camping, hik- : type of home you can build and James Chance, AA, of Story
Danville, SFP2, and Mrs. Dan- within the 30 day period ing, swimming or just a relaxed where it can be built, but some City, Iowa, arrived from NTC,
ville; Darrell DeWayne, to Shir- will result in stopping of the vacation are easily attainable, 18,000 Americans are already en- San Diego, Calif. Wednesday.

ley Durbin, EM2, and Mrs. Dur-' monthly pension payment. even on a budgetcontrolledleave. joying their homesites.If --, .. ,,, .
r''.,Y< >"" ,,<: <"y>...L, _".,, __ $" ; ,
bin; Robert to George Gose, AE2, Veterans and dependents receiving you are interested in a na-
and Mrs. Gose; William David to service-connected com- Along with all this, and per- tional forest vacation this year,

Ltjg), and Mrs. David Jaynes; pensation will not receive cards haps most important, is the accessibility drop a line to Travel Editor,
Mark to SSgt. and Mrs. Law- and do not have to report income. of these forests. Oneor True Magazine, 67 West 44th St.,
rence Rathburn, and Deborah more of them can be 'reached New York 36, N.Y., stating the

Sue- to James- Womack, AT2, and MDBS Due from practically any post or sta- area you are interested in.
Mrs. Womack. tion in the U.S. within a few Enclose a self-addressed stamped -

Rounding out the week, on members Mutual Death reminded Benefit that Society hours or, at most, a day's travel- envelope, and they'll send you
are assessment -
December 23: Kenneth Layne, to Nos. 129 and 130 are ing time. Parking is no problemand the necessary information to pre- ." tab tiif
more and more trailer sites pare for a national forest vaca-
Robert Cantrell, MMFN, and t tf
now due and payable by closeof yfyc yy p.p .yale } !# Za)'
Mrs. Cantrell; Daenan Ray, to are being readied. tion.FLORIDA
business tomorrow, (Friday). HAS three national
Bobby Ray Green, 'ATAN, and There are 4,500 camp and pic- .<..;.<. : sptf.d
Mrs. Green; baby boy to Lt. and Members are encouraged' to nic sites in our forests, and forests where camping is great. r ;

Mrs. Robert Pittell, and George pay all assessments by check or they're there for your use. The closest to Jacksonville, Os-

Brooks, to George Sheffer, AE2, money order. Postively no assessments Whether you can get away fora ceola National Forest, is situated .
can be accepted after weekend week due west bordering on Highway
and Mrs. Sheffer. a or a monthor ..
the closing date. more, arrangements are easily 90 with Ocean Pond at Olustee, xaf}{f:
Fla., near Lake City, its focal
Marine Wives To MeetThe I point.

Marine Career Wives Clubis Another good spot is the Ocala
... ,
scheduled to hold its semi- National Forest, southwest of .)f. yfy s rz.: Y 4f 1 i
monthly meeting Monday at 1930 Jacksonville near the central Flo. ,.
at Marine Aviation Department, rida town of Ocala. '
Building 572.Immediately. Several lakes, including Lakes

after a short busi- ,f.:i,+; I fNOCK WAVI .j f wr. SHOCK iROM wAVE FAIL 'u'e vast George forest and Woodruff, border the & ::
ness meeting, a Bunko will iROM NOfiiF area. ,
Party "' Oi IIANI ,L;, Oi IIANt A' 1y=2ty f
be held with refreshments
New USAFI Math aff
served. All Enlisted Marine WHAT, H PENS. CourseThe F 4,?,X y f yta
Wives are invited to attend. WHENTHf United States Armed
Forces Institute has added p
SOON!) a 1t R I a
Neighbor: "Is your son hard to 1$ BRg N new filmed course to its expanding w %nI
get out of bed in the morning?" curriculum. y.

Houswife: "No. I just open the Entitled Trigonometry, C 188, '
door and throw the cat on his the course consists of twenty-one 13-L1'=1-
bed." BEHIND THE BOOM A thunderous boom is heard on the 16 mm. films and covers such LADY IN LONGJOHNSBut
Neighbor: "How does that wake ground as a modern Jet plane breaks the sound barrier. Here's topics as the acute angle, the ent when somehow Nancy they Ann look Corcoran differ-
As the breaks the barrier, shock wares in the shapeof
why: plane
him ? general the Miss
angle, the models them. former
up oblique tri-
shallow dishes form at the nose and tail of the plane. The
Housewife: "He sleeps wit waves fan out into cones. When the edges of the cone hit the angle, trigonometric relations, the in USA the makes a fetching mermaid footed
the dog." ground, the shocks are registered as booms. complex number and logarithms. tights designed swimsuit for and sklndlving.Page i

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14 January 1960 JAX AIR NEWS. Page 5



NATTC Lt. Recalls Cold Weather,

Jim Wood led an educational Long Nights At Antarctica
speech program at last Thurs-
day's meeting of Mar-Nav 2280 a: "Holy smokes! What am I doing here?"
Toastmasters. Those were words of Chaplain Edwin Hammond, new

NATTCenter Protestant Chaplain, when he opened the hatchof
Paul LeBlanc spoke about the "Super Connie" to view for his first time the vast snow-

sharks; Bob Gelles gave a good covered i ice-rocks_of_ _the_frozen.Antarctic in November 1958.CHAPLAIN .
speech about the use of words; HAMMOND: -
Bill Kellogg gave us the facts along with 132 other Navymenand Hammond was to serve at Williams -

about the end of the world, while three civilian scientists Naval Air Facility, Mc-

Russ Smith countered with "The had arrived at their destination, Murdo Sound, largest of the

Jackpot of Life." McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. Navy's four stations near the
Pole. Other units include
Phil Burnham enlightened us Soon' after volunteering for the South
as to what members did duringthe unusual tour of duty, the chaplain "Little America," on the South

holidays with his Table received orders to Con- Pole, Byrd station 200 miles

Topics. George Foster was general struction Battalion Center at away, and Hallett station' 1,000

evaluator. LeBlanc was Davisville, RIwhere he was to miles away.
AT McMURDO, Chaplain Ham-
chosen chosen speaker of the take a special three-month "deep
evening. freeze" orientation course. Here, mond say temperatures usually
range between 20 and 30 degrees
Bob Williams inducted'as "Operation Deep Freeze IV" was
was formed.It below zero. On the South Pole,
a new member while E. D. Mor- reach 90 below:
row attended the was at this time he donnedhis temperatures
meeting as a
feel the
"We couldn't
guest. "five hats" in becoming theoperation's
Welfare and Recrea: cold," he points out, "since we
had learned in training about how
tion, Education and Information,
Navy Civilian Toastmasters are '\', clothes we should wear
looking forward to next week's _<<_...m"' ....___... .......... ...__. .... .... Transportation and Billeting Officer many "
outside No serious injuries re-
big debate on "Resolved that 'A SINGING AT THE POLE A NATTCenler Jax chaplainand I Of course his primary j job sulted from the cold. '
Woman Shall Be three civilian scientists sing! during worship services at NAF was as chaplain.. lIe says that to
Someday Elect- McMurdo Sound, Antarctica during "Operation Deep Freeze IV" his knowledge, a Navy chaplain Although most work is done
ed President of the U. S.?" .in last winter. Composing the bearded quartet are (left to right) has never been given so inside during the wintertime,
their meeting Tuesday at 1900 at John Dearborn Chaplain Edwin Hammond, John Reseck and many
Karl Hellenthal's Restaurant.The organist Hugh Dewilt. All but the chaplain are scientists from official ''titles. outside work is always done on
Stanford University. At lower right is Chaplain Hammond as he "JUST FOR kicks," he says he the "buddy system" for protec-
session should be interest- is now minus the beard. volunteered for parachute jump tion agalnt severe frost bite.
-- -"-- -
ing since members will be debating school and, after successfully Using this system, each man

in the presence of their Ham Onion Recipe Is completing six jumps officially could easily detect if his "buddy"

wives. became a Navy parachutist. He begins to' get frost bitten, since

Another fine crowd was on felt the training might become first symptom includes obvious
hand for Tuesday's meeting held Soup Champion useful in the fuutre. whitening of the skin.

at Cumberland Community Cen- Arriving at Antarctica, Chaplain When the sun sets over the
ter, with John Will handling Soup testers have left the BUSBEE's recipe for the famous '",.:m..:...:.:....,.......,.. distant snowy horizon about

chores as toastmaster of the galley and it's now official! Navy fare won out over April 21, it doesn't reappear until

evening The Navy's best bean soup 104 others in Operation Bean C\: : late' August, beginning of the
this year is the creation of a summer season.
Bill Purcell warned of the true master chef, Edwin Busbee, Soup Three. "
"CHOW WAS tops, he de.
Among other tempting entries
trend in-low morality among our CS1, of Naval Station Norfolk.
teenagers in his ,speech on "Oneof was "Soupe Aux Jax-Fevre' clares. Chaplain Hammond says

America's Greatest Needs; created by Ralph Potito, CSC, there was never a complaint
Paul Mori alerted all to dangersof ; Admiral Nimitz of NAS Jax. Recipe for Potito's about food on "Operation DeepFreeze
soup was published in October IV,
our dog population and pre-
dicted that in years to come we Birthday Nears 22 Jax Air News. Chow halls are open 24 hoursa

would be up to our ears with Admiral Chester W. Nimitz, Busbee received a trophy and daY: serving four meals daily.

dogs if we didn't elect him dog the nation's only surviving 100 dollar Savings Bond for his The men can eat at any time.

catcher in his "Why I Should Be Fleet Admiral, will celebratehis winning effort. His recipe won The 'well prepared" food cooks

Dog Catcher in Duval County; 75th birthday February 24. second place in last year's con- put out is served cafeteria style.

Dick Baber expounded on meritsof Appropriate ceremonies i test. Runner-up this year wasa Often men have a choice of bar-
the occasion have commissaryman from the destroyer roast beef and ham
modest quartely investments, honoring beque, as
in his "MIP" (Monthly Invest- been okayed for Naval estab- Philip. well as a huge variety of vege-
Busbee's Bean Broth
ment Plan); while Vic Norman I lishments. nest : tables and desserts. Men take as

tried to prove that time really Only four men have served 2-cups Navy beans much as they want to eat.
1-lbs. ham (butt end)
doesn't exist in his "It's About this country as Fleet Admiral. water During summertime, every
Admirals William D. 3-qts. ------ ----
Time.: Leahy Jh-tsp. celery salt2tsp3 plane brings in fresh eggs, milk
and William F. "Bull" Halsey, and vegetables. Other times such
Individual cril* leaded by salt FLEET RESERVEASSOCIATION ,
I' passed away last year. food is frozen.At .
Paul Ames t Walsh
were pepper
Only other man having
Junior Teike, Dill Clt 'nan and 1-tsp. Accent McMurdo, men are paid
Walt Stanul. Two pr, .spective ,! served in the high post was 1-minced onion (medium) about $20. every pay day, and the
I Admiral Ernest J. King, who LOYALTY balance
is when leave
members, Don Rcpoza and Howard diced parsley flakes f paid they
died June 25, 1956. mn UUIV' Io
Soak beans in .. a for the states. Other stations
Rahm, were introduced. water to. rover "5IOCI""O''" Ec
-- ----- --- ---- -
overnight: stock don't'pay their men while they
-- -- -- Prepare soup
\ U N
by simmering ham in three 5:; are there, he says. When theyare
{}}}> .f} sr.'ri3 C r{; + v"4 7C'C.. t '\ M':1
{,5.p:6;: ; : paid after winter is over the-
'' quarts water for two hours'add; : : ,
>:: .;{ ;:{,.;!':,>}ltvw,..,::5::::.:S ;5,.. > .yr: t
: ; : I
p' t::. }<; 3 yJ.,,, .Yri sa; i g beans, celery salt, pepper, salt men pay ships service for everything -
'' 2'i } and Accent; slow boil until ((they had purchased during
t.5f:: <::; }: ;4.x:; : The Fleet Reserve Associationhas
beans are tender. their tour.

. TAKE OUT ham and grind; add adopted a budget of almost SHIPSSERVICES have limited
minced onions and simmer until $150,000 to operate on this year.
amount of goods on hand, suchas
begins to thicken ( ; The FRA is not a small-time
soup approx. cigarettes, candy and jewelry.
half hour; add ground ham and outfit. Anytime you operate on Prices are cheappr than stateside.A .
serve. a budget of this size, you're big- .,
carton of cigarettes, for
Sprinkle each. serving; with time.
t: example, sells for $1.
parsley flakes and serve with Branch 126 in Yukon is enter-
parmesan cheese croutons, cut taining thoughts of a new homein Lt. Hammond was the only

In diamond shapes.To the not-too-distant future. chaplain in Antarctica during

prepare croutons, cut breadIn Land owned by the outfit has "Deep Freeze IV." For outlying

diamond shapes, spread with been cleared and own awaits. stations he appointed lay-leaders

butter and sprinkle with Parmesan necessary leveling. at Davisville, to conduct daily
cheese. Place in pan and Monthly business meeting of divin es'rvices. While he per-

toast. Branch 126 is slated Thursday, sonally conducted services at Mc

January 21, at 200 at the Club- Murdo, he (frequently spoke over

A pwbtic relations man-.was house. "ham" radio station KC4USV.

admitted to the hospital for Final plans have been made I The chaplain says that the

treatment of a. severe case of for the spaghetti supper to be men's'attitudes toward religionare

__... .m ...3s ____ ulcers. sponsored by Unit 91 at the Fleet I basically the ,same at the
AT NARTU INSPECTION Rear Admiral Allen Smith Jr., One of the first meals he was Reserve Home Saturday. Mrs. iolated South Pole as they are
Chief of Naval Air Reserve Training, Is shown inspecting mem- served was a big bowl of Jello, Louise Davis is in charge of stateside. lIe does point out, however -
bers of NARTU Jax during lat weekend'"visit to the' local which he refused to eat. arrangements.Next that he had far less per-
unit and Us Weekend Warrior squadrons. Active duty person- Pressed for an explanation, he meeting of Unit 91 is to sonal problems to contend .with
nel afternoon were Inspected and some by 1900 Admiral Naval Smith Air upon Reservists his arrival from Saturday the 17 replied:"not gonna eat anything be a birthday celebration for the I'' there, since the men "soon learned -

NARTU Jax squadrons were inspected that night. that's more nervous than me." Unit February 8. Mrs.; Mary]I to put their problems aside." I




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l P.ga6 JAX AIR NEWS 14 January 1960 I

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''t ClassifiedFor : j;

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font I
Ortega-unfum. 2 bdrm house, kit
equip, near hop center and ichool. Call ,
EV 93958.
Lakeshore, corner of Hamilton and
Marquette, clean, kit equip, garage, floor
furnace, water fum, screen porch $65
per mo. Ph. EV 84956.
One bdrm duplex, kit equip, vet
blinds,'conv. to shop cent, and but itop.
,$60 per mo. Call EV 9-4131. '
5 Rooms, newly dec, kit equip, cony :; i'a' : }s'7 ;:ikS::?:i?
to shop center and but ttop. Ph EV i ;.. 2 r.::":{>'<:%s':;:\;:'.;:
91307. : <};:e>..!
Sf: ; :; a
Furn house, 2 bdrm, elect kit, Fla. ,r ;r ;. .:..,,.;,:,'.<' :.,
room, gar, Fenced corner lot. $95 per :: :
mo. Call EV 47377. 1
3 room Apt, near NAS, utilities furn.
Call EV 86937.
Unfum 3 bdrm, CB house In Ortega
Hills, air cond. and heating,, tile bath
& shower, large yard, carport, refrlg and
Move. $135 per mo. Ph EV 4-3457

30 ft Nassau trailer 2 bdrm, fen yard, sa'ar seaotai'iia. .+". or- ... .,;? -.. ----iIII2""--1iIIIIIRIIIIIIIIUi-- ",""_"' '9'M': ,';;__
prlv 1t 360., between NAS, and Cecil. Call SP EARN CASH AWARDS-Several employees of NAS Jax were recent recipients of cash for Beneficial Suggestions adopted.
Above, Helen Olsen (left) is inventor of rack used to eliminate possibility of spilling rotary blades. Capt. Thomas B. Haley, O&R
3 houte }
lot, located room In trailer, full bath, prlv Officer, looks over her idea after presenting her with check for 75 dollars. Above, right, Capt. J. Henry Eiter, Public Works
\, San Juan. Mn. Freeman. Officer, listens to Beneficial Suggestion of Thomas Kelly. With Transportation's Heavy Equipment Department, Kelly won 25 dollar -
For Sale :. Center photo shows happy face of George Grimmette, (right) upon presentation of two checks totaling 50 dollars. With Civil
already, 2 acres land, 2 bath, Service Examiners Board, his ideas were improvements in Navy forms. Leonard Eubanks, IRD Officer, looks on. Lower photo
PH SP 13105. Archie Boatwright of O&R, recipient of of 115 dollar check, shows his invention to Capt. Haley.
. 2 bdrm house
, 2819 Kilne
RA Road. Call +-.w._ .... ... ..,.- .

48954.Miscall.naou s New March Of Dimes Drive '
lost, Tan end gray boys (jacket on <
Dec 21 at NAS bowling alley. Ph SP

1-0687.Additional rental and for sale Gives Hope In Disease War }}

information may be obtained by _. _u .. g t
The life of a member or the
contacting the Dependents Information 221,009 sick days due to arthritis, :
Armed Forces of the United
Center at the Main resulting in 848 medical dis-
States is usually regarded as a
Gate, Building 13, extensions 8605or charges.IN .
8606. particularly healthy one, exceptin 4
wartime. ADDITION, Dr. Gushing re-

What many persons do not ported, in 1956 there were

1959 In RetrospectAt realize, however, is that per- 115,940 sick days resulting froma
sonnel of the armed services are variety of birth defects which # s}

Wives' Meet subject to disease in just about led to 918 medical discharges. ;o kS i. }
Regular meeting of the CPO the same proportion as civilian Size of the birth defects prob- : :.'

Wives Club was held January population. lem is indicated by the total of

4 in dining room of the CPO Club ESPECIALLY interesting to I 250,000 infants born annually } >

'I with president Kitty Kohler pre- military medical authorities is with various congenital mal- ; k is'
siding. the prevalence in the Armed formations.The .

," A Forces of arthritis and birth defects National Foundation this
report was given on the assistance -
the Club gave to the which, with polio, encom- year is waging a battle on arth- ki k:?:.'}r1 +Yi X r..;.

Chief's Club toward the Christ- pass the expanded health pro- ritis and birth defects, along with
gram of The National Founda- the usual campaign against polio.
mas Party for underprivileged

children. tion.Dr. The Foundation has plannedits
E. H. Cushing, a deputy
New March of Dimes Cam-
Newcomer Mrs. Jack DuBosewas assistant secretary of defense, referred -
paign for the month of January.
introduced to the g r 0 u p. recently to a survey of
The Club wishes to thank tHe the defense establishment in 1956, BIGGEST and most ambitious

Station command and CPO Club latest full year for which statis- health program ever undertakenby

for support given the Wives Club tics are availableIn any voluntary organization is

during 1959. that year, which is regardedas being shouldered by the National

Wives of servicemen in pay average, the services reported Foundation (formerly "for Infantile -

grades E-7 through E-9 are wel- Paralysis").

come to join the Wives Club. For TIDE TABLETides Full support through voluntary

more information, call EV 4-3055. contributions from military and
I at Atlantic Beach: civilian
personnel of the armed
I HIGH LOW >. ,.
You can always tell which forces in this area is being urged
A.M. P.M. A.M. P.M.
: couples at a drive-in movie are for the New March of Dimes.
Fri. 8:50: 9:08: 2:22: 2:57:
married. They're the only ones Chairman for the Armed
Sat. 9:26: 9:44: 3:00: 3:33:
who complain when the sound Forces Activities Committee for
Sun.10:03: 10:24: 3:40: 4:11: ;
goes off. the campaign is Capt. Macy G. i T

Martin, Senior Dental Officer'and ; ,
Staff Dental Officer of NAS Jax }fir tis},y h
! Army And Navy NamedTo and ComFair Jax.

lr.r.l New March of Dimes cannis- \\T:

I ters have been placed throughout

. Handle All Supplies the Station. When you see

one of these, please rememberthe

, Washington (AFPS-Secretary) of Defense Neil H. Mc- from help yoUr that contribution.can be derived -

Elroy has designated the Army and Navy as single managersfor

f general and industrial supplies, respectively. Mr. McElroy Sea Gulls Turn Pirates In
, said additional management assignments by the separate Employee Lodge To Meet

services are under consideration. I American Federation of Government -
Defense said. Wholesale Theft Of ChowNavy
' The designation was made on Employees, Lodge 579,
The single managers will be has scheduled its regular
studies by the Armed Forces monthly men at Bayonne N S D are wary of eating lunch outdoors'
charged with complete responsi meeting for Sunday (Jan.17): at
, Supply Support Center of the
lately and with good reason. Bands of sea gulls have been
, bility for wholesale supply of the 1400 at W. Union Baptist Church
capabilities of each service. ,
swooping down to steal sandwiches and other tidbits from the
Armed Forces in their respective 755 Acorn St.

UNDER THE new assignment, commodity areas. All Lodge members are urgedto hostile workers. I Whatever the reason, the men
the Army will Things came to a head when
provide all mil-
DOD SAID this would include be present and visitors are are pow taking action so they
itary services with general sup- welcome. one bird snatched the false teethof
responsibility for purchase decisions -
plies which includes such itemsas a stevedore who had tempo- can eat in peace.Answering .
cataloging, standardization President is James Smith, with
housekeeping supplies and and disposal of excess itemsin W. F. Gordon, vice-president and rorily removed his plate. I their SOS was an

hand tools. the system. Alphonse Kelly, secretary. Food, yes, but what in the unidentified. man who said he

The Navy will furnish military The Defense Department said world would a gull want with could rid the area of the pesky

industrial supplies which include during the three years the single Question i on examination: false teeth, wondered the man., gulls.

hardware and related items. manager system has been in operation "Who was John Milton?" An attention getter among his His method: By playing a

Agencies to carry out these assignments substantial savings have Student's answer: "A famous fellow bandits was the best the-' recording of seagull danger cries,

will be established resulted through reductions in i gambler who devoted his life to ory offered after first ruling out I the birds should be fooled into

early next year and become fully inventories, storage space and writing about losing and finding the necessity of false teeth in a thinking they are in peril and

operational as soon as possible, personnel overhead. a pair of dice." seagull's diet. fly away.


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January 1960 IR Page 7

Pliers Resume '_', Q1 IM I AthletesHonored

lampaign In ?1
; \ At

7-64( Jax Navy WinThe Fliers basket- i Sports FeteMen

\ [ball team led most of the way
\ to defeat the Ranch House Ran- and women who part-

gers of St. Augustine, 77-64, on icipated in the NAS Jax in-
the Fliers, home court Saturday tramural sports program dur-
night. ing the last six months were
Jack Dorman was high scorer feted to a sports banquet last
for the winners with 18, followedby e night at the Mainside Mess

teammates, Al Sheppard who Hall.
netted 17, and Dick Savage with Some 225 persons attended the
18. event with Capt. James R.

The Fliers record now standsat Reedy, NAS Jacksonville com-
6-3 with a three game sched- manding officer, making trophy
ule this week. Thursday nightat s presentations to top teams and.
2000, the locals take on Glynco individuals.

C.I.C. School of Brunswick, Ga. AMONG NOTED guests were
Friday and Saturday the Fliers _I Leon Hamilton of Jacksonville
take to the road to face Charleston BOWLING CHAMPIONS Marine Aviation Detachment Beach scout with the Los
bowers shown above display trophies after winning the fall a
MineLant and Hunter Air Billiard Room In NATTCenter competition. Representing the Training Center In Angeles Dodgers, Mike Houser,
Force Base. All-Station playoffs, the Marines lost to VW4. Left to right, Superintendent of Health and
Now Capt. G. O. Hansen, AGySgt. T. R. Jones, ASSgt. R. D. Esmond. Physical Education in the Duval
Fliers ASgt. J. M. Martin, ACpL R. W. Stewart and Pic. E. L. Faulkner County Schools, and Nathan L.
Farings team captain.
Mallison, Superintendent of the
At Barracks 'E'The
0 Fg Fth Ftm Per Tp Avg Jacksonville Recreation Dept.
Dorman 10 63 27 13 48 1 139 13.9
Route 9 51 40 19 48 121 13.3 familiar clack of billiard Banquet-goers sat down to a
Sheppard 10 46 27 13 48 107 10.7 balls can be heard around Main- L meal of grilled steak with mush-
Savage 10 36 36 26 73 98 9.8 side barracks. An all-hands } rooms, french fries, mixed vege-
Gadsen 9 26
9 5 56 57 6.3
Sterns 10 21) 17 12 70 54 5.4 recreation room, featuring a tables, shrimp cocktail, hot rolls,
Richardson 9 21 13 9 69 51 5.7 half-dozen pool tables, is now in coffee, milk and chocolate fudge
Saffer 9 16 6 2 33 34 3.8 operation. sundae.
Masterson 6 10 6 5 83 25 4,2
Alutin 4 6 2 1 50 13 35 Boasting equipment to help a ATTACK Squadron 44 was presented -
Holub 8 12 4 0' 00 24 3.0 serviceman while away off-duty Old Whaleboat Learns the volleyball champion-
Walker 6 5 4 3 75 13 2.2 hours, the recreation room is ship trophy while Airborne Early
Amerson 5 5 2 1 50 11 2.2 located in Barracks E lower
Warning Squadron 4 received the
Rosendahl deck. All Have Place In Sun"Nail Ironman Trophy, and championship -

Gym Ready All enlisted can use its trophies in touch football,
to the mast her holy flag; set, every threadbare sail, And
Again For General Use facilities upon presentation of set her to the God of Storms, the lightning and the gale!" golf and bowling.The .
The Special Services Depart- proper identification. Although not as glamorous- a. Ironman Trophy is put up
ment at NATTCenter has announced Hours of operation are 1630 to story as that which prompted I, She stood high and dry in a tur- for grabs twice yearly to units
that Rosendahl Gym, 2130 weekdays and 1300 to 2130on Oliver Wendell Holmes to pen bulent sea of grass and weeds. aboard the Station entering

Building 513, is now ready for weekends and holidays.The the above poetry when the gal- And on closer inspection, the teams in intramural sports com-

general use, sporting a new floor room, which opened Tues- lant old USS Constitution was prospective owners saw that the petition. It must be won four

and general facelifting. day, is expected to be a popular destined for the scrap heap, a decrepit old craft was dried out times for a unit to gain permanent *
The Gym is open for basket- spot. Other similar rooms operated boat called "Ichi Bon" has a and had a bad case of dry rot, but possession of it.
ball and badminton, except when in the past have always history parallel to Old Ironsides. basically, she was in fine shape Individual bowling awards

scheduled intramural sports are proven a great attraction.In THE CRAFT with the strange considering her age. went to J. W. Wade, G. F. Martz
in progress. sounding name is a sort of sail! But, should the Jax club save and D. S. Dorus, while Lt. S. N.
Another item has been addedto addition to the six pool boat, but more like .a converted "Ichi Bon" from a, crueler fate, Templeton and Comdr. Damon
gear that' can be checked out tables, it's expected to have a whaleboat now property of the just as Oliver Wendell Holmes Cooper received tennis awards.
at Building 513, newly arrived ping pong table and a tab\e\ for Jax Navy Sailing Club. helped save the USS Constitu- awards.In .

picnic kits, consisting of knives, such games as checkers and acey Members of the Club, inspiredby tion? They thought-they didandnow charge of arrangments was
forks, spoons and openers. ducey, added in the near future.A Capt. Elliott W. Parish Jr., they're glad.A Frank McCaffrey, Mainside Athletic *

Gear may be checked out from juke box and candy machineare then commanding officer of NAS COMPLETE overhaul of the Director, with Bob Ohl, JOG,
0800 to 2100 1000 to also in the mill. Jax, sent inquiries to various
weekdays, boat was made by members of of ComFair Jax, serving as master *
2100 on Saturdays, and 1300 to places asking for help in obtain- the 679th Air Force unit and of ceremonies.
2100 on Sundays and holidays. Archery Club To OrganizeAn ing sailing craft. NATTCenter Special Services. '
The Mine Warfare Unit at
organization meeting for New planking was put on the
Panama City, Fla. just happenedto CRACKERJAX IN
T deck, plus a new hull plankingand
SHORTCHIPS all persons interested in joiningthe have something they were try- extensive chalking. The rud-
Jax Navy Archery Club will ing to get rid of that might be der was completely replaced. All 67-21 DEFEATThe

be held Sunday (Jan. 17)), at of use to the Jax Sailing Club. this work was done by the men Jax Navy Crackerjaxran
COMDR. CLANCY Rich head- into the unbeaten Gator
their off-hours. had ral-
1300 at the Archery range. Per- on They
Majority of golfers are still ed a group of locals to view the lied to the crying call. Girls sextet in the final gameof
sonnel and their families
are whaleboat. Their first sight of
not the City Basketball Leaguefirst
repairing ball marks on
Soon after "Ichi Bon's" maiden
invited to attend. "Ichi Bon" was not glamorous. half schedule and be-
greens or smoothing out foot-
she was the victim of inexperience -
prints in sand traps. This' is a ... -...--.-.---- voyage at the, helm, running came victim No. 6 of the

disgraceful disregard of golf eti- x.. K. aground and causing damage to Gatorettes, 67-21, last week at

quette. y <'1: her centerboard, affecting a com- Jackson gym.
Jo Colvin rimmed 10
'Not only does this penalize plete overhaul of her keel. Mary
later players, but in the case of To points for the Crackerjax.
avert other mishaps, a High for the winners were
repairing 'ball marks on greens,
qualifying course was instigatedby Pris Savage, with 18 points,
causes permanent damage to the
Comdr. Jacques Davison only
and Ecklon Williams, with 14.
putting surface. one capable of handling "Ichi Second-half competition be-

All golfers, hackers and stars, Bon" at the time. Soon others gins this week in the fast girl's
are therefore requested to repairall had qualified, including: Lt.Gene City loop.Winter.
marks on greens with a tee Guano of VW_<1 CnmAr. Rill
or similar object and to ''rake Mains of the Coast Guard; Comdr.
sand traps smooth with rakes Rich, and Sgt. Bill Riley of the Intra murals
provided or with foot of the club. Air Force. t|

Phil Turnesa, one of eight SHE NOW competes in Cruiser Begin In Earnest

well-known goifing brothers, recently Class races locally and is doing Intramural competition i at
played the NAS Jax course better all the time, thanks partlyto NATTCenter is set to begin Mon.
several times. He stated that the installation of a ketch rig. She day with six teams ready to vie

local! layout is as fine as any also takes Boy Scouts on indoc- for basketball honors and seven
course he has played. q."w a5 trination runs. in bowling play.Meanwhile .

With the planting of Tifton But mostly she lays at her at Mainside, intra-
328 on the greens this spring, the moorings and strains against the mural basketball squads will pick
course will be even better. hawser, especially when a stiff up where they left off before
breeze: tickles her mast. the Christmas holidays.

John Griffen, who has tried out She is sailed every weekendin
with three major league clubs- the Station's Pirates Cove Judge (sentencing criminal):
the Cubs, the Phillies and the "IT MAKES GOOD SAILING"-Aver trio of Station sailors area, and "Ichi Bon" appreciatesthe "Just what good have you done
Tigers-boasts the distinction of about to embark on short cruise on St. Johns River aboard the attention heaped on her. She for humanity
converted whale boat "Ichi Bon." Getting the boat underwayare has found her place in the Culprit: "I keep two detective
[never having hit less than .300 finally
left to right, Bill Clements, Bernie Berger and Richard "
in minor circuit ball. Clark. sun. working regularly.


Page 8 JAX AIR NEWS 14 January 1960

t.: Schedule of Special Services Activities andFacilities For Jan: 14-20

MOVIES' Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday
NAS Bldg. 612 1800 & 2000 1900 only 1900 only 1400 & 1900 1800 & 2000 1900 only 1800-2000
Bride & Beast Auntie Mame The Proud The Mating So Lovely, Al Capone Story House on
& profane Game So Dead Haunted Hill
:;, .
" NATTCenler, Bldg. 563 1900 only 1900 only 1400-1900 1400-1900 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only
The Bat Bride & Beast Auntie Mame Proud & Profane Mating Game So Lovely AI Capone Story

Hospital 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only 1900 only
Mrs. Mike The Bat Bride & Beast Auntie Mame Proud & Profane Mating Game So Lovely


NAS Bldg. 3 0815-2100 0815-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 0815-2100 0815-2100' 0815-2100

NATTCenler, Bldg. 583 0930-2100 0930-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 30-2100 0930-2100 0930-2100

Hospital 0800-1800 0800-1600' closed 1300-1700 0800-1600 0800-1600 0800-1600


I NAS, Bldg. 855 1000-2100 1000-2100 1000-2100 1400-2100 Closed 1000-2100 1000-2100

RATTCenltr Bldg. 513
1600-2200 1600-2200, 1300-2300 1300-2300 1600-2200 1500- OO 1000-2200

Blue Jackets Inn 1630-2400 2000-2400 2000-2400 2000-2400 1630-2400 1630-2400. 2000

1 Bingo.

EM. NATTCenter 1630.2300 1630-2300' 1630-2300.
1630-2300 1200-2330 1400-2330 1400-2330
EM, NARTU 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 1130-1300 Closed Closed 1130-1300
1630-2230 1630-2230 1630-2330 1630-2330 1630-2230

NAS Outdoor Pools Secured For Season .



RATTCenler Grm 1300-2100 1300-2100 1000-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100 1300-2100

1000-1600 OB 1000-1600 OB 1000-1600 OB
NAS'BowlIng CLOSED FOR REPAIRS' 1300-23000B 1600-2200 LB 1600-2200 LB 1600-2200 LB
2200-2300 OB 2200-2300 OB 2200-2300 OD
NATTC Craft Shop 1300-1630' 1300-1630 1300-1630 1300-1630 1300-1630 1300-1630 1300-1630
1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100 1730-2100'' 1730-2100

Tennis Courts (Navy Ex.) 0600-Dark 0600-Dark. 0600-Da 060Q-Dark 0600-Dark OGOO-Dark OGOO-Dark

Golf Coune 30-Dark 0830-Dark 0730-1800 0800-1SOO-- 0830-Dark OSSO-Dark 0830-Dark

Flab Camp 0800-34 hr. 0800-3 hr. 0800hr.. 0800-1i hr. 080G-'h'hr.
Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown Before sundown>> Closed Closed

Hobby Shop. Bldg. 811 0800-1630 0800-1630 Closed Closed 0800-1630 0800-1630 08004630Xndoor

Swimming 1600-2000 1600-2000 1130-2000 1200-2000 1600-2000 1600-2000 1600-2000


I ProgressiveContinued

( from Page 1))

F4D and A3D aircraft and deter-

mine approach and action to be

= VOT initiated to implement the PAR

Guest speaker at this months program.

VIP Luncheon will be Capt. K. R. Progressive Aircraft Rework is
Wheeler, NAS Jax Supply Officer.
rework performed on operating
The luncheon will be at 1130
aircraft at designated -
Wednesday. Cap t Wheeler's Y
periods. In other words Capt. r
topic will be "Prisoners of War.
Haley explains, such aircraft will
CPO initiation will be held at I:
1100 Monday at the Club. Specifications not receive a planned overhaul {4 \ftid: :

and charges will be during their service life. ft\

delivered to the Mess Presidentby BASICALLY the rework is
1045 on that date. rt r
similar to Interim Rework in that
Homer's Hideaway has been f
aircraft are modernized as requested Y
refinished. The drapes are by the
by the custodian, and
courtesy of Mrs. Seigers.
deficiencies or discrepancies be-

yond the ability and/or capacityof __v
i Big' AnnualContinued operating units are corrected.A TEEN-AGE FELLOWSHIP-Members of All Saints' Chapel

( from Page) record of work accomplished Teen-Age Fellowship lake time out before recent meeting to
pose'for picture. New officers of the unit were elected recently. Adm. Coates Gets
Credit Union Laws have
made discrepancies noted but not cor- They include treasurer Eddie Hammond, third from left and
I for a more streamlined operation.This rected and inspection performed secretary Austin Wolfe, on Hammond's left. The president.John ". CNO AssignmentRear
year's nominating ,com- on each aircraft during reworkis Blackwell, and vice-president Holla Rich, :were absent.
Advisor Chaplain Edwin Hammond, kneels at rigl4. Admiral Leonidas D.
mittee is composed of Arthur furnished the custodian.
Coates, Jr.,, former O&R Offi-
p Allen, Fiscal Office; P.D. Meyers, ''Predetermined' rework inter- Balloonist Ross In New FindThis I cer, at NAS Jax, has reported
Comptrollers Office and Rod vals, "Par Values,' have been for duty in?' the Office of the

Pinney, Operations. They've established for individual com- week's Man in the Newsis Chief of Naval Operations. His
nominated the following for the ponents and are so indicated on Comdr. Malcolm D. Ross, a planet's atmosphere. exact assignment has not been
board of Directors: Cecil Acree, the parts control list. Naval officer whose idea of tak- Comdr. Ross was one of two announced.

Comptroller; Andrew Carlson, "AS DICTATED by trends and ing a flight is to make a balloon officers who, on Oct. 18, 1957, Admiral Coates, who servedat
O&R; Charles Head, O&R; experience, a greater degree of flight into the upper atmosphere. established an unofficial world's NAS during 1952-54, servedas
Thomas Jordan, Cecil Field; altitude record of 86,000 feet fora Deputy and Assistant Chief,
Wendell Patrick Administration disassembly for evaluation will Comdr. Ross, accompanied by
two-man crew in a balloon. Bureau of Aeronautics priorto
and Lcdr. H. J. Skipper, Navy be performed on selected aircraft civilian meteorologist Dr. Charles
Exchange. and components. ," the captain as- B. Moore, returned recently froma He has worked with plastic his CNO assignment.

Nominated for the Credit serts. flight in a balloon 15 miles balloon research sin e. 1951 for -- -- -

Committee are Milton Eddings, "Under the PAR concept, NAS into the sky.. the Navy, except for short termsof Son: "Dad, I want to go to
college and learn to be a doctor.I .
O&R; W. H. Sandifer, O&R; J. H. Jax O&R Department will be another They carried! back informationthat inactive duty. want to study obstetrics."
Lee, Public Works, and Thomas step closer to 100 percent shows life may exist on the
Cowan, IRD.Additional. Fleet support," he continued. Father: "When I was young, Father: "You'll be wasting
nominations will be "This type program promises to planet Venus., Instruments takenon girls knew how to blush." your time, son. Soon as you learn

accepted' from the floor. Every be our 'bread and butter,' so to the odd flight revealed that Daughter "Why, Father, what- about this obstetrics, they'll finda
member is urged to attend. speak, in the future." water vapor exists in that ever did you say to them?" cure for it."