Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 31, 1960
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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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-15 Tours Old Greek Ports During 6Med9 StopoversCarrier

Air Group One, on
deployment aboard the USS Aegean Sea, units of the Sixth ber of CAG-1. The Valions visit- fense Minister, aboard the FDR. standing after 25 centuries; the

Roosevelt in the Mediterranean, I Fleet paid an official visit to ed Athens, Greece, while the IN ADDITION to the visit to Parthenon masterpiece of art

recently made visits to well- the ancient center of Greek cul- Roosevelt relaxed its duties fora Athens and Thessalonika, the and symbol of European civiliza-

known Greek ports. ture, Thessalonika. spell last week.In Valions and CAG-1 visited the tion; the Olympic stadium, builton

During its stay in the gulf, that city of 5,000 years of Isle of Rhodes, where once stood the site of the first Olympiadof
The Air Group, home based at CAG-1 invited pilots and families life and the spirit of freedom, the enormous statue "Colossusof 776 BC, and the Pnyx, assem-

NAS Cecil Field and commandedby of the 113th Air Wing Royal the Valions were reported to Rhodes," one of the Seven bly place of Athenians and birth-
Comdr. James C. DonaldsonJr. Wonders world. place of democracy.
have enjoyed all the sight-seeing of the ancient
., left here for Sixth Fleet I Hellenic Air Force to visit the
duty they desired. Some impressive sights the VA-15, under Comdr. J. Pat-
January 28 and is homein
expected ship.ATTACK Previous to this visit, VA-15 American sailors will rememberin terson Jr., is assigned a special
late summer. Squadron 15, home and CAG-1 entertained Mr. Sinon Athens include the Acropolis, weapons mission with the Sixth

WHILE OPERATING in theNew based at NAS Jax, is a mem- IL Visser, Netherlands De- with its chief monuments still Fleet.


Officer Works Here J11X9.e

Comdr. Harold F. Liberty

has replaced Comdr. Rudolph

Duelfer as NAS Jax Assistant V 1. 18 No. 4 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 31 March 1960
Public Works Officer, it has

been Henry Officer.announced Etter, Public by Capt.Works J r-- ;' Gold Bar In Store For I

Comdr. Liberty reported to : ;:

Jacksonville from Mobile Con- Dozen Enlisteds Here
struction Battalion 11 at Port .

Hueneme, Calif., where he was 5\ Gold bars will be pinned on 12 Navymen attached to
4 m
commanding officer. *o units at NAS Jax on June 2 a s they become ensigns in the

THE FORMER Assistant Public Limited Duty Officer programto and depart for Newport, R. I. I
Works Officer was transferred to
attend a seven-week officer training course.
the Eighth Naval District, New The Jax Navy LDO selectees

Orleans, La., for discharge from include eight chiefs, three first and John Taylor, ATC. Hugh

the Navy. Comdr. Duelfer became class petty officers and a war- Jones, AMC, and James Wolfe,

Assistant Public Works Officerat rant officer. Units having i AD1, will both serve as aviation
NAS Jax June 17 1957 when maintenance officers.Of .
;7151'::; men to be commissioned include
he moved here from the Joint r: 3; p. Malnside NATTCenter, VP-5 and 22 who applied for LDO

Construction Agency at Paris, VW-4. commissions, Navy Times lists
France. three Mainside men as having
BEST NEWS came last week.to
been selected. One, however, has
During Comdr. Liberty's assignment Patrol Squadron Five, where four
r f' been transferred since applicationwas
with the Port Hueneme of six applicants applying for
unit, he and his men saw duty in .4: LDO have been selected, estab- made.
the Philippines, Guam, and recently lishing another "first" among
__ _. _. craft Maintenance Department,
at Okinawa Japan. Whilehe *'$'I.<>NM 'V: : % ; iIII>> *"::9' s;<>I
(locally based squadrons. VP-
assumed PUBLIC WORKS ASSISTANT Looking over drawing of will become an aircraft maintenance -
command of the bat-
had three chiefs and a POI on
proposed construction project aboard the Station is Cap J. officer June 2 before leaving -
talion in November, 1957, he arrived Henry Etter, (left) Public Works Officer and Comdr. Harold F. the list.VP5. chief
for A from
at Jacksonville last week.A Liberty, new Assistant Public Works Officer, who reported to men appointed to serve' Newport.
GRADUATE of Northeastern NAS Jax last week. Comdr. Liberty succeeds Comdr. Rudolph Field Intelligence Office, Julius
University in Boston, Mass., the Duelfer who was recently transferred to New Orleans La. in the aviation electronics cate- Frailey, YNC (SS) has been se-
Comdr. Liberty comes to Jacksonville from duty as commanding gory are George McKenny, ATC, lected to be commissioned.an administration -
commander entered the Navy in officer of Mobile Construction Battalion 11, Port Hueneme, officer.
March, 1943. Prior to serving as California.
CO of MCB11 at Port Hueneme, AE'A' HONORS Billy Smith, who recently became -

he was Branch Head of the Shore warrant officer, will become -
Establishment of Bureau of Aero- Air Force Awards High WON BY PAIR Ensign in the Supply Corps.
Formerly of NAS Supply Depart-
nautics for three years. He has NATTCenter Aviation Elec-
been Public Works Officer at trician's Mate School, Class A, ment,. he has been transferred to
Honor To HeadThe
Capt. supply school in Athens, Ga.
Naval Station, Bermuda. honors went last week to Pfc.
At NATTCenter, four of 39 ap-,
Comdr. Liberty and his wife, Ronald Joslin of Braintree,
Margaret, reside with their three U S. Air Force has bestowed one of its highest Mass., and Henry Jacobs, plicants-all chiefs-h a v e been
selected LDOs. To become avia-
children in Quarters MM aboard honors, the Legion of, Merit, upon Capt. Nelson M. Head, AEMAN, of Bonifay, Fla.
the Station. Regarding his assign- Chief of Staff, Naval Air Bases, Sixth Naval District.The Pfc. Joslin is awaiting trans- tion ordnance officer is Neal
Gieske, AOC, an instructor at AO
ment at Jacksonville, he says, "I award was presented Capt. Fleet Air Jacksonville during a fer orders and Jacobs has been School.
to be backin Head for the Air Force by Rear transferred to NAAS
am! extremely pleased at the NAS Whiting
ceremony Monday THREE OTHERS will become
Public Works duty. And I Admiral Kenneth Craig, Com- Field, Milton, Fla., for duty.
Jax Band Shell.
couldn't have better mander Naval Air Bases, Sixth (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 1))
picked a spotto
come than NAS Jax." Naval District and Commander, THE LEGION of Merit was ,...........,..,.u.......... .. .._ .- .. _.._,--_.._._---_._._- .
awarded Head for
.. Capt.. .. . t{
standing service" during his tenure -

as Director, Operational

Evaluation Directorate, Deputy

Chief of Staff, Operations, Head- b.4
quarters of North American De-

: W 1fq fense Command from September ; :
1957 to November 1959.

In presenting the high awardto

Capt. Head, the Air Force says r

he "distinguished himself by ex-

ceptionally meritorious conductin

the performance of outstanding

service to the U. S. "

) Capt. Head was born in Bar-

croft, Va. March 22, 1909. He attended a,+
high school and prepara- M
tory school in Washington, D. C.

J before entering the Naval Acad-

A emy in 1927. He was commissioned }

an ensign upon graduation on

June 4, 1931.
I He had a month's elimination ,

RECEIVES HIGH HONOR The Legion of Merit one of flight training at Hampton Roads, h .. J.I ..:;..::.:;:':":;'.,;;:i.ii.4::: ;. .
the highest military honors was bestowed upon Capt. Nelson M. Va., then reported to the USS TO DON OFFICER HATS Carl Swans ADI, (left) of
Head (right) Chief of Staff. Commander Naval Air Bases, Sixth Texas. He was a student aviatorat Aircraft Maintenance Department and Julius Frailer, YNC (SS)
Naval District by the Air Force for "outstanding serried" while Pensacola for a year., receiving of Field Intelligence Office discuss their future as limited duty
attached to the North American Air Defense Command. Rear officers. They're among 12 Navy men at NAS Jax units selectedto
Admiral Kenneth Craig Commander Naval Air Bases. Sixth wings in July 1934. become LDOs June 2. Swails will become an officer In the
Naval District, congratulates Capt. Head upon his receiving the HE SERVED with Torpedo aircraft maintenance field while Frailer Is due to become an administration -
award during a ceremony conducted before the Flag Staff officer. Upon commissioning, they'll report to Newport -
Monday. (Please turn to Page 6, CoL 1)) R. L for IndodrtDat1on.VA i

3i March 196JMAS
Page 2 lAX AIR NEWSJflEfUws

We'd Be Wealthy -CIVIL- SERVICErIll

Without HousesWhere News In Review III

JKbwsvtDt does that dollar go?

Cjpt. James R. Rudy............................................................... Commanding Officer Well the Commerce Departmentsays I I
Comdr. Robert Nation ................................ .....................................Executlvt Offltcr: is Bill On I
HAl Six) Fleet Air J.ckicnvItU/ that most of each dollar Defense Sponsors the United States with priority

Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig ........................................................................ Commander still used to pay for the necessi- Reemployment RightsThe placement rights.S
Capt. Gr.y.ton H. W.b.r ...................................................... Chief of Stiff, F.trJ.xapt. ties of life, reports Navy Times. is *
Nelson M. Heed Chief of Staff, NAB Six Housing and household opera- Defense Department at Civilian Health InsuranceAct
Fleet legislation
Air Eleven
Wing out of sponsoring
Capt. Robert A*. Mllntr ............................................................................ Commander tion takes 27 cents every setting up a rotational program Is Outlined HereA
C.pt. Charles L lambing ..............,............................................. Chief Staff Officer dollar. Food runs a close second, Federal employees in
Naval Air Technical Training Center taking 26 cents.Transportation. between thorough outline of the Federal .
Capt. Robert J. Fleming .-- Commanding Officer costs add up to the United States and overseas Employees Health Benefits

Comdr. Gerald R. Pearson ............................................................ Executive Officer 11.5 cents of each dollar. Clothingruns and guaranteeing stateside re- Act which will offer a voluntary
Naval Hospital rights when tours
(:.pt. Alton C. Abernethy....................................................... Commanding Officer a penny less than transpor- employment health insurance program for all
Ctpt. John G. Fader ........................................................................ Executive Officer tation. are up. Civil Service employees after
NARTU Those inevitable miscellaneous The legislation is part of a continuing June 30 was given to the Civilian
CApt. F. H. Holt ,....................................................................... Commanding Officer add centsof Defense Department effort of the
Comdr. H. Hudojni ..................................................... Executive Officer expenses up to eight Executives Group Stationat
each dollar. to tie U.S. employes overseasto its monthly luncheon last

Printed commercially with appropriated funds In Jackionvllle, Florida at no Medical care takes six cents, the worldwide Civil Service Thursday in the Smith Room of
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P.95 Rev. July 1958.
official explained -
followed by education, religionand Merit System, an the Civilian Cafeteria.
Distributed free of
charge to military and civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jacksonville,
Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air charity which account for a' adding that if the bill is pass- The new program illustratedby
Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hospital. total of 2.5 cents of>{ every dollar. ed it would provide a firm statutory Michael Cascone of Industrial

Service Information Officer ...... .....,....... Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnls Jr. Tobacco takes the remainingtwo basis for such a program. '
Assistant Service Information Officer .... .. ..?.. Andrew H. Planey "buck." I Relations Dept., will allow an
of the shrunken
Editor-Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporters-Mae Spencer, J02 Gene Hagan, JOSN; cents In April 1956, the initial step employee the chance to join a
Sam Bowman, SAt Photographer-Roscoe Carter, PH3. in this direction was taken when group health benefits plan with
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material CREATIVE HOBBIES Ideas Civil Service
the competitive better rates and protection than
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographs, for an old hobby, or to help you
unless otherwise credited, era official U. S. Navy Photographs. System was extended to include he could obtain as an individual.No .
choose a new one. This book's at
Editorial office located In Room 230, Main Administration Building. Phone extensions some 20,000 Federal employesin medical examination will be
6164, 656, 272 or 216.BIENVENU. the Station library! foreign countries. The new needed.

is designed to put
legislation THE HEALTH Benefits Act

A x teeth in this program, can offer payments made through

Defense officials said the bill, regular payroll deductions, and

,>. known as HR 1095, would authorize "catastrophic" benefits in some

During the past two weeks, 19 the military to establishand plans to help finance long-term

Navymen and two Marines reported 1( : !P ?' operate programs of rotationand chronic or serious illnesses and

aboard for duty. To them grant Federal employes selected accidents.The .

the Jax Air News extends a hear- t : for positions overseas the Act allows an employeethe

ty welcome to Jacksonville Naval ;, s right to return to a position in the choice of plans to provide the

Air Station. United States upon completion of kind and amount actually needed

Checking in on March 7 were their foreign tours. and offers continued protection

Leonardo Garde, SA, of Cavite, At present each of the services after retirement if service and

Phillippines, from NTC San -Army, Navy and Air Force 1 e n g t h-of-enrollment requirements .

Diego, Calif; Richard Jones, SMI, operate programs for recruiting are met.
of St. Petersburg from the USS rst :
civilians in the States for overseas the
The government, as em
Miller (DD-535)) ; Charles Klem, jobs and returning them to ployer will to half the
pay up
EN2 of St.
Anthony, Ind., from
cost of membership. The amount
USS Reclaimer (ARS-42) ; Leon- NATTC
Hobby Shop
the employee pays will be de-
ard Jenkins Jr., IC2, of Piedmont,
Ala. from Plans termined by the price of the
USS William M. Wood Hobby Show
(DDR-715), and Shirley Ferguson I. particular plan he chooses.
Do build model
you airplanes,
ACAA, of Corydon, Ind., t sn. \:.: ... paint ceramics have coin CIVIL SERVICE employeeswill
: or a
from NATTC, Okthe, Kans, be allowed a choice of four
collection? If the NATTCenter
where, she graduated from AC basic health plans, although one
"A" School. Th Hobby Shop would like to exhibit of them, a Comprehensive Medi-
your hobby at its show to
cal Plan which gives direct, personal
Also checking in four be held 8 from
April 16302100at
mmmmm..n..w..w.: ..............__ ','i service by a specific medi-
from NATTC Memphis, Tenn. King Hall.Anyone .
A POPULAR OASIS The NATTCenter Hobby Shop is cal team, is not available in the
Coming fram AT "A"
School was fact proving to bt a haven for personnel during off hours. Here wishing to exhibit their I Southeast.The .
Henry Craig, ATAN, of Frank- Pfc. Dan Sherwood, (left) explains to Pfc. George Kelly how to hobby can bring it to the Hobby two which should
fort, Ky. Three men attended AD complete his model at the shop. plans
shop (Bldg. 503) between the
most the Gov-
popular are
"A" School
at Memphis; Bruce
hours of 0730 to 2100
Crocker, ATAA, of Geneva-on-the Hobby Shop Proving Popular 1300 to 2100 Saturdays weekdaysand and ernment-wide Government-wide Service IndemnityPlan. Plan and i

lakes, Ohio; Donald Royer, AT- Sundays.In .
AA, of Coshocton, Ohio, and ,
Michael Stevens ATAN, of Qlean, With NATTCenter CustomersThe addition, books featuring Another choice local employeesmay
hobbies will be displayed. The possibly have is to join an

NY.Two NATTCenter Hobby Shop has extended an invitationto Hobby Show is being held in Employee Organization Plan if

sailors reported aboard all hands to visit its facilities. connection with Library Week, members of an organizationwhich

March 8: Ronald Abner, SN, of The shop, in Building 503, is open daily from 1300 to 2100. I. April 3-9. offers an approved plan.
Crossville, Tenn, from CharlestonNB but ActGySgt. Zen 0 n Zakr-

and Leister Bryant, ATAA,, zewski, in charge of the shop, is are instructors available for Judo I
of Dallas Tex, from AT "A" usually there at 0900 and has classes. For those who like to

School at NATTC Memphis, Tenn. never been known to turn any- water ski, the( shop provides ski- I
Two Marines checking into Ma- one away. forms to make your own water

rine Barracks were ASgt. Ken- skis.
STARTING on an $80 inven-
neth Cole, of East Bridgewater, Zakrzewski Sgt. Zakrzewski plans to
tory, Sgt. through enlarge -
Mass, from MC Recruit Depot, much hard work, built the shop the carpenter shop in the .
Parris Island, SC and ASSgt. u.U4'
near future which includes build-
1 up until it has become one of the
Pete Pappas West Asheville, most popular places at NATTCenter ing a larger entrance for boats.

NC, from MCB, Camp Lejeune, during off-duty hours. This past summer two boats

NC. Most equipment used in the were repaired in the shop.
Arriving March 9 10 and 11
wood and metal shops came from Suggestions for improvement !
were Peter Demmer, MM1, of St. salvage. The Sergeant and his of the shop are welcomed.
Paul Minn from the USS Rad-
men rebuilt all the salvage equip- Ti'
ford ( Edward
; Thompson -
ment until it worked like new. AO Graduation HonorsGo
SA, of Brewer, Me, from
THE SHOP is equipped with a
NTC Great Lakes, Ill., and James To Spokane Sailor
carpenter shop, rooms for work-
Kliss, AKC, of Oakland, Calif, Honors
ing on various models that may at Aviation Ordnanceman -
from NS Norfolk Va.
be purchased in the sales room, School went to Albert Sch-

March 14 was the day on which and all the tools necessary for rier, AOAA of Spokane, Wash. s

Lennis Yeatts, TEYN), of Reids- leathercraft. There are also weld- The Class "A" School graduationwas

ville, NC., checked in from NSA, ing facilities and tools for small held March 11 at NATTCenter. -

London, England. Arriving from metal projects.As .

NATTC Memphis, Tenn. were an added attraction, there Schrier, who enlisted in 1959, -

Ronald McCallum, ATAN, of St. has been transferred to VF211at LINK TRAINER CHECKOUT Wave Esther Rezniisky,

Augustine, from AT "A" School, Children's Story Hour Set Moffett Field, Calif. for duty. Tent Train explains operation of the ICA-1 Basic Inslru-
and Robert Carmichael, AA, of Mrs. Frances Bowman of the Vivian to senior girls of Paxon High School. cockpltl

Enterprise, Ala., and David Jacksonville Public Library will performs.Douberly gets an idea of one of the many jobs a tradersaTwenlTfive -
SAILING TO WIN An interesting
Cheatwood, ADAA, of Spring- conduct a Story Hour for childrenat on. along with boys high chool union of
book toured NAS Jax last a High
to the Friday on
help sailor
field, Ohio, both from AD "A" the NATTCenter Library on School Service Career Day field trip. They were acquainted with Civil
School. Friday, April 8 at 1600. It's at the library Maintenance Jobs in Supply, and inspected facilities at 0R Aircraftman
and Operations

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31 March 1960 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

With TheToastmasters Ground Electronics MaintenanceMen Petty Officer '

Have 'Pretty Big Order Gains SeenIn

Whitey Morris was toastmasterfor
last Thursday's meeting of One of the most important ther Radar, high frequency RATCCenter Officer and Sixth
MarNav 2280 Toastmasters Clubat functions of any air station is transmitter, VHF-UHF remote Naval District Asst. Electronics Big SwingNavy
which all four speeches wereon that of maintenance. At NAS sites, mobile units and com- Maintenance Officer.

special occasions. Jax the "behind the scenes" munications equipment at four Some 65 enlisted technicianswork enlisted personnel are

Ground Electronics Maintenance remote bomb targets. alongside civilian spe- chance to
Dunn began the going to have a better
speechmaking with "School Pro- Division has the responsibility During Passive Defense cialists in performing maintenance become petty officers during the

blems." Next speech, "Eulogy of: of keeping all elec- drills, the unit must insure tasks on the electronicsgear. next fiscal year, says Navy
tronic aboard the stationin
a Dreamer" was given by Bill. gear that the communications phaseis Times.

Kellogg while Paul LeBlanc, leav- working order. operating efficiently. During A big project underway at Former Chief of Naval Per-
ing this This is a pretty big order; as a drill the unit is also the present time is the instal-
area soon, gave a fare- respon- sonnel Vice Admiral H. P. Smith,
the unit is responsible for upkeep sible for issuance of radiac lation mobile
well address; Bill Collins finished of some 420 pieces of of new equip has told the House Appropriations
up with" "What Is a Good electronic gear. This includes equipment, if necessary. ment in Station police, Ma- Committee that the per-

Hunter? equipment at GCA, RATCCenter This group is under the direction rine sentry, Shore Patrol, Pub- centage of petty officers 53.3

All speeches were No. 10 NavAids, Aerology's Wea- of Lcdr. Felix Pollard, lic Works and OOD vehicles. for the current fiscal yearwillbe
speeches. General evaluator was 55.2 in the year beginningJuly

Frank Schatzle, with Don. Mul- MNINNNpI[ Nw'NI6NIR61NeY' "" :",. 1.THUS.
ler, Phil Burnham, Wally Miller StudyExperience ONE more out of every
and Jerry Huskin acting as individual 50 Navy enlisted persons will bea

evaluators.New Pay Off For Five petty officer.

officers are slated to be There has been major improve

installed at next week's meeting.It NARTU CrewmenA ment in re-enlistments in all pay
will also be Ladies Night. grades and ratings. Of course,
year of study and practical the uptrend in ship-overs does
A new slate of officers to serve
fewer promotions to replace -
experience has paid off for five mean
for the next six months installed '
was } t a w s those who leave. But it is
in special ceremonies at Naval Air Reservists of NARTUJax.
expected that more petty officers
the Navy Civilian Toastmasters I :< '< and progress of the WWII

Tuesday gathering at Karl Hel- Each was awarded his coveted s qpy 4 ,, aE "hump"towards retirements will
lenthal's Restaurant. V : a
"Aircrewman Wings" March 20 L help offset this.ADMIRAL .

With District Governor Don in the presence of his fellow 7PvG.C Smith also told

Muller as installing officer, Jun- squadron members. The plane Congress that he considers the
ior Teske assumed duties as new present manning level to be not
pilots of each recipient made the a
president; Dick Baber, educational actual presentation by pinning on } x sufficiently high for the tempoof
vice president Paul Mori, ad-
; the wings. operations experienced under
ministrative vice president; Paul k the continuing cold war situation.The .
Ames, secretary; John Lindberg, Receiving "wings" were: J. D. _
treasurer, and Frank Dressler,' Hamilton, ADRC; W. O. Park, : fiscal 1961 manning levelof
sergeantatarms.In ADR1 and J. V. Blake, ADR1, all d i.y active ships and aircraft will
featured speeches, Steve of Jacksonville; B. G. Joyce, be about 81.5 percent of wartime

Walsh decried our complacency, AEAN, Fernandina Beach and J. : complement.The .
in the use of "grey matter" and E. Smiley, ATR3 of Cocoa, Fla. A1 Admiral said the Navy

enjoined the audience to "think"in Gaining the status of "Aircrew .. ,. could cut no further without reducing
his "Are You Really Alive"; man" did not come without much PERFORMANCE CHECK M. N. Korfias. ETNSN, (front) its operating forces.
Bill Clearman, who received his work. Each Naval airman com- C. M. Cooke ETNSN, and H. H. Craig, ATSAN check over a The encouraging reenlistment
VRC-27 transceiver set for good performance prior to Installation
30 minutes to his figures include both those ship-
topic just prior pleted approximately one year,
of the gear in the Captain's gig. This is just one of many
speech, tossed challenging factsin while attending drills two days maintenance tasks performed by Ground Electronics Maintenance ping over the first time and
his "Is Our Navy Becoming per month, in earning his Air- Division of NAS Jax. This unit is responsible for maintaining career men. It also includes the
Obsolete?'; Dave Moomaw traveled crewman designation.Both some 420 items of major electronics equipment, varying "critical" ratings.
from GCA equipment to remote bomb target communicationsgear.
the middle ground in his rated and non-rated Re- ADMIRAL SMITH and Chiefof

"Challenge of Medical Care"; servists are eligible for Aircrewman Naval Personnel, Vice Admiral
while Ken Scales refuted the William R. Smedberg III
Wings.An Winners
Navymen Among
theory of the "big, happy, rich I told the Senate Appropriations
"Aircrewman" is requiredto
and fat farmer" in his talk on Committee that the reenlistmentrate
complete an intensive courseof Freedoms AwardsNavymen
the "Farmer's Dilemna. weeks Of of those shipping over for
ground training and two
the first time had from
operational school at NAS Wil- received eight top awards from the Freedoms
nine cent in 1955 to 23.4
low Grove, Pa. Foundation at ceremonies at Valley- Forge-:! Pa. cent in per 1959. per

They also serve 50 hours opera- Six of the winners, includingone One Marine was also named a The rate anticipated for 1960is

0 tional flying as a part of the command, received awardsin Letter Awards winner. 23.7 percent and for 1961 the

overall syllabus. The study of special categories while two rate for first time reenlistees in
NAVAL AIR Training Com-
Sunday April radar is emphasized and required expected to reach 25.6 percent.
eight months while the study of Navymen are winners in the annual mand, with headquarters at Pen-
ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL sonar covers three months. Letter Awards competition. sacola, and commanded by Vice The career ship-over figure has
0830-Service of Worship. Admiral Robert Goldthwaite, received increased from 73.2 in 1955 to an
0930-Sunday School, three- a George Washington Hon estimated high of 92.8 in 1960,
year-olds through adults, Build- $ or Medal for its Moral Leader- Admiral Smedberg said.

ing 722; Adult Bible Class, Chap- ship Workshop.Also .
lain Wolfe, in Small Chapel. i_

0930-Service 1100-Service of of Worship.Worship. ington Honor receiving Medals George were:Wash-Rear I r Airman Antics I

Admiral Leslie E. Gehres, USN
1830-Teen-Age United, Senior Fellow-High L i2L L>:v (ret), in the category of public 9coARL
Fellowships i address; Lt. (jg) Duane Therin, of M
ship of Protestants, Building 722 DANGER : BuPers, in the category Spiritual sRIowrc i

and Small Chapel. Values; Ensign Alan McCone, -

Lenten Devotional Services are Naval Propellant Plant, Indian
being held each Wednesday at Y' Head, Md. in the economic edu-
1930 in All Saints Chapel.A cation category, while two special

cordial invitation is extended leadership awards to Comdr. W.

to all to, attend these services. R. Anderson, former skiper opf
the nuclear submarine Nautilus,

ST. EDWARD'S CHAPEL f and Comdr. D. M. ,Hanson, NAS

0830 and 1000-Sunday Mass. Miramar, San Diego, Calif., ori- .
Mass will be celebrated at St. ginator of Operation Hanclasp, a
Edward' Chapel Monday through volunteer aid program in the
Friday during Lent at 0600 and Pacific.

1645; Saturday at 0800. TWO NAVYMEN and one Marine
Devotions each Wednesday at received cash awards and

1930. medals for being among ten finalists -
ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL in the Letter Awards com- .
Naval -------
Hospital petition, writing on the subject
WINS AIRCREWMAN WINGS Five enlisted Naval Air
0630-Mass. "My : Protecting America'sFreedoms.
Reservists of VS-741 at NARTU Jax were awarded Aircrewman
0930-Prntfistant Worship Ser- Wings recently. J. V. Blake, ADR1 beams as Lt. L. T. Sharp ."
vice. pins on his wings in the presence of fellow squadron members. y
0 Others getting wings were B. G. Joyce AEAN J. E. Smiley, FROM PINES TO SKYSCRAPERS 9 TFS
ATR3 J. D. Hamilton, ADRC, and W. O. Park, ADR1. Comdr.
Christian Science Frank Graham, a former Blue Angel, is commanding officer of A history of Jacksonville.The .
Tuesday, 1900 Small Chapel. VS-741. library has it. April Fool NOTHING!!

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Sea Familiarization Cruise Five From PW ., I

Cash ;I I I

Provides Charleston Visit Receive

.,,, For Ben SuggsModification
A new twist was added to the latest in a series of sea

familiarization! ( cruises for NATTCenter personnel.. of the design and ii

SeaFam cruise-goers had, In the installation of controls for the
ture was dubbed) embarked :f 1' e:
past, upon the USS Bron- automatic transmission of a trac- T
aboard the March 20 instead -
son in an area off the Florida Bronson I the suggestion which t
tor tiF
of March 19. .j
coast. On the latest cruise, held : 55 dollar Beneficial Sug- ,
'won a
March 20-22, the Bronson departed In a letter from Comdr. FrankB. week for Wil- ry
for the Naval Ammunition Guest Jr., commanding officerof '::: gestion Award 1 F sf
P'urv #2iic1'v1q : ber Irish, an employee of NAS Clr
Depot at Charleston, S.C. to offload the Bronson to Capt. RobertJ i1 i1Y' Jax Public Works Department.His .
some 60 tons of ammuni- Fleming, com- i
tion. manding officer, he states the job : suggestion eliminates diffi- siJI ,

was done "in near-record time < culties encountered through the p

DUE TO conflicting operating of four hours, only with the use of the ball Joint-type .standard \. fci
schedules, Sea FamiliarizationCruise wholehearted assistance of Sea- equipment on Hough type i
III (which the latest ven- Fam Three personnel." ? : MC-2 tractors. Hr

On the return trip of Mayport, .
c. "
:; The check was presented recently -
the 30 non-rated men of SeaFamIII ,
: by Capt. J. Henry Etter, r
'Classified: "were treated like membersof t 14
: the crew" being invited to NAS Jax Public Works Officer, \ tot

'. .. .... ,' various coffee messes, implyingthat _v........ ...... .- ; who also presented awards to t; JG
For R.nt ship's company appreciatedthe PUBLIC WORKS SUGGESTORS Beneficial Suggestion four other Public Works em- G, P

Lake Shore, 2 bdrm home, kit equip, work done. checks amounting to more than 100 dollars were presented recently ployees'for similar suggestions.
large lot, $45 per mo. Call EX 83433. to five civilian employees of NAS Jax Public Works
from Wilber and Raymond
Trailer, extra nice, awning, carport, lot Dept. by Capt. J. Henry Etlter, Public Works Officer, (right). Long
75 x 250, couple only. Phone EV 83091. NATTCenter will, in the future, Receiving awards for "Benny Suggs" are, left to right, Freddie Hurst both received 35 dollars 1,1
1 and 2 room aptt. Furnished Call EV get their training aboard theUSS Jacobs. Raymond Hurst, Wilber Long and Frank Tucker. Not in for their suggestion of an im- '

74996.Furnished Hunt. The Bronson. local photo is Wilber Irish, who also won an award. proved gearshift for a pickup
house, 2 bdrm. $65 per mo. h
Orange Park. Phone CO 49773. Reserve training vessel, is due truck to eliminate frequent

For Sale to leave Mayport early next break-downs and consequent re- .
3 bdrm. 1 1J bath, GI 4'/4%, $65 mo. month for Orange, Tex. where it LIBRARY WEEK pairs. The truck's gear shift I
Immed fenced
occup yd, 3807 RendaleDrive
Cedar will become part of the Atlantic lever tube and socket assemblieswere
Hills. Low
equity. Call SP j
12449. Reserve Fleet. removed and replaced by 1
SET APRIL 39National
3 bdrm, 2 baths, hardwood floors, nice The officers and men of the corresponding parts of other --j
lot, vent blinds, drapes dining and liv/ Bronson will man the Hunt, how- trucks.
rm. 41% mtg. Phone SP 1-3851 Jammes I Library Week, April 3-9, is not one week out of
Road, Cedar Hills ever. 52 in which Americans sit down, to read books. Rather its Ten dollars went to Freddie
Cedar Hills Estates, 3 gdrm, 2 baths, Ensign Eugene Helveston was is to spotlight importance of reading and educationin Jacobs, who suggested attaching
cent heating, liv/ rm, din rm, fen. yd, Call officer-in-charge of the SeaFamIII purpose
EV 74634. American: life! and the indispensable role played by the a control valve to the outlet end
group, accompanied by Lt.
3 bdrm, kit equip, cor lot, BarBQpit nation's libraries. of air hoses used in field work
GI equity $500, monthly pay $69. Lucian Brasley, chaplain, and two "The freedom to read i is an indispensable vary in size and are generallywell on air-driven equipment. This

Phone EV 42558. petty officers. asset," said President used. Elementary and high resulted in control of the air r

Eisenhower, our Nation's numberone school students use the library supply from the point of work

reader, in a recent announce- facilities for assigned reading rather than at the feeder end of g
ment Week. projects and to search for data
designating Library the hose.
for term papers. "
I LOCALLY THE week will be
THE HOSPITAL Library gives Frank Tucker suggested re-
highlighted by a Career Forumon i
service to hospitalized personnelthroughout placement of an outmoded con-
Friday, April 8 at 1930 at
the area. Daily library trol system on refrigerant compressors

NATTCenter Auditorium, Bldg. service is supplied to bed patients of the frozen meat i
563. It is open to high school and with the help of Gray Ladiesunder storage box at the Hospital by

: ,' college] students and other Inter- the guidance of the libra installing electric selector switches 1
ested individuals.Area rian. and controls. This permits al-
and Navy Librarians will
The medical library was en ternating the compressors as nec- f
speak on library organization. .
larged a few years ago but fur essary, equalizing wear on. the
Following the lectures there will
ther expansion is anticipated to two compressors. .
be a question and answer period.
Are more people reading more meet growing needs. Open 24 For his suggestion, Tucker was
hours a day, this special collection -
awarded a 10 dollar check.
books? No. In a reading popula-
is always available to doctors -
tion of 25 million in the U. S. I 0
interns and
((22% of the people 18 years of nurses. Marine Career Wives To
IN ADDITION, libraries striveto
age or over) only one out of fouror
five reads a book annually. answer the varied interests of Install New Officers
personnel and their dependents Next regular meeting of the I thag
Aboard the Naval Air Station
from: all walks of life and all Marine Career Wives Club is

personnel have an unequaled opportunity parts of the country and to make slated Tuesday, April 5, at 2000
to improve their skills.
"< the; libraries serve as a comfort in Building 955 (Mainside Pines-
\ Three libraries lpcated at Main-
_____ I side, NATTCenter and Naval able substitute for porch or fire Lounge), Installation of officers
place for people from home will take place at this time.
DURING SEAFAM III Crew members of the USS Bron- Hospital plus those at Mayportand away
son on its third Sea Familiarization cruise for non-rated per- Cecil Field offer 65,000 booksto Local librarians are: Mrs. Mar Lt. Col. William P. Mitchell, m

I sonnel 60 of NATTCenter are busy unloading a torpedo part of the : Navymen and their families. garet Clees at Mainside; Miss commanding officer of Marine
tons of
ammunition the ship carried to the Naval Ammunition
Depot at Charleston, S. C. during last weeks cruise. THE NAVY library is much lone Nelson at NATTCenter, and Aviation Detachment, will be. installing BlHi
like a public library serving a Naval Hospital, Mrs. Janet Ruge officer.

I Vets To Be Counted In 1960 CensusThe I community centered around a P..

large industry and
--- -- university.The .
1960 census will be of more I industry mainly concerned lyto

than usual interest to veteransand Statistics resulting from this with ships and Naval aviation, p
their families census will be used as an auth-
according to the university with i constant
the Veterans Adminsration. oritative guide when veterans training and research necessaryto cIo
services or legislation under
Census takers are scheduled to keep up with advancing tech-
visit every household beginning consideration. I nical requirements.Each .

Friday, April 1. library has a wellrounded -

The 'Census Bureau this year Tenderfoot Badge general collection with em- N

seeks the latest accurate infor- phasis in technical sections to

mation on total veteran' popula- Given 11 Scouts meet the particular needs of each :
activity. Work and here kw. wA
tion figures as well as a group- Newcomers have been filling up study in
ing by war period. the ranks of NAS Jax Scout ranges from preparatory study

Census takers will not ask this Troop 131 recently with 11 boys and practice through advanced
and .
study performance.Thus
information on their visit to each being invested with Tenderfoot
household, but at every fourth rank. libraries are equipped to
household they will leave a spe- function closely with work and tvT.

cial questionnaire for each per- New Scouts are Scott Ayers, study programs to provide ma-
son residing there. Jose Boatman, Robert Brockman, terial for study .and reference. t1a

Gary Carter, Stephen Kast, William Collections maintained for

HIGH SCHOOL SUBJECTS Keenan, Charles Mitchell, active groups such as Toastmasters -

SELF-TAUGHT An excellent Gary Rupp, John Shaver and Sailing Club, and Great "

review in all subjects for which Henry and Homer Wolfe. Books Discussion group. The RECEIVE SERVICE PINS :..: All Federal employees with 41.
college entrance type examina- Mainside Library also provides a 20 years service these men from the NAS Jax Overhaul and

tions are given, as well as full Sign in restaurant: No checks special room for music listening. department.Repair Dept. represent some 62 years employment at the local

coverage for the student whohasn't cashed we have arranged with Naval libraries also try to pro- (left) made presentation Capt. Thomas of 20-year B. Haley service, NAS pins Jax to O&R the men Officer in a, 0S

completed high school. It's the bank that we cash no checks vide reading material for familiesof brief ceremony in his office recently. With service pins are, from
at the library! and they sell no soup. Navymen. Children's corners left Livingston, Bruce Barker. William Dougherty, Charles Thomas, Ansel t}
and Everett Tucker.


|31 March 1960 JAX AIR NEWS Pag 5

Flier Spikers Plague Hospital Stops AGO In

In Ga. Tourney Station (age Playoff

Injury-jinxed Jax Navy is lick- Hospital's hustling band of basketeers salted away the

ing its wounds while casting an, All-Station basketball crown about as nonchalantly as they

I eye on the State AAU Volleyball did in snaring the Mainside title defeating AGO School of

Tourney slated for April 23 at at Mainside
NATTCenter 59-46, last week gym.
| Jacksonville
the YMCA. The Aviation Officer students
The Flier spike squad finished winning in the last two minutesof
threw a balanced fast break attack -
I second in the Southeastern butcouldn't play.
at the Hospitalmen
VW-4 then fell victim to Hospital
Championships at Athens Ga.
.. the Mainside
,: apace
last weekend. A bad court collision .y champions.SAM losing a 73-59 game as the

involving several Jax Navy SECURED threw in 19 Corpsmen came from behind in

r I players put a crimp in Flier plans the Medics with last ten minutes of the contest.
I for a first place finish. <. ? points to pace Securro rimmed 21 points for the
teammate Arnold Radowicz get-

Three leading players, Ben :, ting 18 counters. High for the winners.
I t The Cane Hunters, defending
Hall, Bill Manky and newcomer qv NATTCenter quintet was Charles
. Jim Pitts All-Station kings, shunted VA44to
, were forced to leave Rademaker who canned 16 points.
I the contest with Jax Navy ahead the sidelines in the next game,

14-13 in the final game of the Radowicz, with 25 points, led 64-59. Joe Bidler, with 17 points,
' the way to Hospital's 63-54 vic- the Cane Hunters. High for
i' I tourney. With the trio out and paced

. Jax Navy visibly shaken, the opposing Mainside tory over playoff.VW-4 in finals of the VA-44 was Jim Foley, with 20.

R Nashville 'Y' went on to
t snare the game and the cham- After a close first-half battlein Marmes Grab
pionship.The which Hospital held a 23-22

Fliers finished in the 'run- ..- ... WI lead, the Corpsmen answered the

{ er-up spot ahead of Atlanta Y,' IN A MUDDLE Under the backboards was not the safest second half claxon and jumpedinto Slim Keg LeadMarine

\9Y Jax Navy had only one loss to place to be during action in last week's All-Station Basketball an insurmountable lead of
the critical up Championship game at Mainside gym. Gene Shigekawa, (with 20 points. Aviation DetachmentNo.
mishap and no club ball) of NATTCenter's Aviation Officer's is about to get tangledin
HOSPITAL turned back VA-44, 1 holds the lead in the
ad scored more than six points a mass of arms as he comes down with ball. Behind him is
47-45 in first contest of the NATTCenter Bowling Leaguewith
the Arnold Radowicz The ,
[>n Navymen. bespectacled of Hospital. Medics defeated
The three players may be laidp NATTCenter, 5946. three-team Mainside playoff, 34 wins in 40 outings with
- AE "Golds" holding second witha
for remainder of the season,
ccording to coach Tom Mc- MAD Forms I 33-7 mark.,
iuckin. W. W. Chapman of AO SchoolNo.

1 recorded a new individual

Junior RifleOrganization high series last week, carvingout

6ND Telegraphic a 586.

Bowling Meet Here |
,Y umpires
y working intra
The Sixth Naval
District Tele-
A Junior National Rifle Asso-
mural at Mainside have-
raphic Bowling Tournament will ciation smallbore rifle club has games
scheduled weekly meetings Tues-
be hosted by Jax Teams End
Navy April Academy
been formed aboard the Station
3-15. Any with days at 1130 in the Athletic Director' -
| person an avere -
under sponsorship of the Marine
Office in Building 3.
of 170 or better is *
eligible to
Aviation Detachment.
pmpete. Training Stay Here
I The South Atlantic Regionals Official title of the club will
be Marine Aviation Detachment Opening Night At
rill be April 22-24 at Norfolk.e Naval Academy varsity athletes of five spring sports teams are

winner of this tournamentill (NATTCenter) Junior Rifle Club. I back in Annapolis following four busy days of pre-season drills in

advance to All-Navy to be First meeting of the group was the Jax area and abroad the Station. Local Ball Park

wled at NAS Patuxent River, held March 11 with 16 members Members of Navy's baseball,

Aril 27-29. enrolling at that time. Future I golf, tennis, track and lacrosse 8-4, on Friday at Jacksonville To Be April 21
Beach and lost 10 inning
a encounter -
meetings will be held each Fri- squads, who had been confined
day at 1900 in Building 572. to powerful Florida The Jacksonville Braves have
mostly to indoor conditioning before -
abe Ruth State, 84'at NAS Jax' Mason announced Opening Night at the
League Adult advisory committee of the southward trek, wastedno
Field Saturday. ball park (April 21 at 2000) will
the club includes Lt. Col. W. P. time in whipping into shapefor

'ractice To Start Mitchell, Capt. E. P. Mertz, AM- the onrushing seasons. NAVY AGAIN traveled to Jax be sponsored by local Kiwanis
Sgt. J, E. Rogers and AGySgt. F. THE DIAMONDMEN, coachedby Beach, losing a 7-2 game Sundayto
Registration and initial tryouts D. Stroup. Capt. W. D. Lamoureux former Philadelphia Athletic the Columbus Jets of the Funds raised at the game will
|for the Ortega Division of the American Association.San be used for underprivilegedchildren
elected Club Leader.
was infielder Max Bishop, ended with
Navy Jax Babe Ruth League are as in the past. Sponsoring -
Club officers were elected from one win, two defeats and a tie. Jose Country Club won
[scheduled for fields 3 and 4 on three of four matches to defeat the opening game of the reg-
[Allegheny Rd. aboard the Station the Junior membership, which is Academy sport hero Joe Bel- the Middie 24-12 Fri- ular season is a new idea for tho
[this Saturday at 0900. limited, at present, to dependentsof lino smashed a three-run homerin golf Kiwanians, however.
at San Jose.
I All boys 13 through 15 of MAD personnel between ages the fifth inning to hand his day
years Tickets are available from any
of 10 and 18 years. mates a 4-4 tie with Jacksonville Navy linksters finished third
age living within the'area
encom- Kiwanian at one dollar, or by
behind Selva Marina and FSUin
passed by League boundaries are The club's primary purpose is University Thursday at JU'sBrest calling the ball park office at
a four-way meet at Selva Ma-
[ invited to attend. to instruct youngsters in the safe Field. The game was cut EL 3-4307.
rina Saturday. Trailing wasJU..
to six innings.
This area includes the communities and proper handling of firearmsand Two major league exhibition

I of Ortega, Ortega For- to train them to become Navy polished off Salt Lake JAX NAVY played the role of contests pitting the Milwaukee

est, Venetia, Wesconnett (east of proficient in their use. City: of the Pacific Coast League, an ungracious host in. its .seasoninaugural Braves and Cincinnati Reds are

Blanding Blvd.), Yukon, Naval I tallying nine points to
... slated for the ball park April 5,
ww wwgwR 4M wM x 4 akasr gp
Rollins College's 6V& and 2& for
Housing, Ortega Hills Orange
at 2000 and April 6, at 1400.
Park and Doctor's Inlet. the Naval Academy in a Sunday

All interested persons, especially match on the NAS Jax course. Reserved seat tickets are on
sale for two dollars while gen
those with boys planning to Florida State defeated Navy, eral admission is $1.25; 60 cents

play in the league, are requestedto 6-5, at Boone Park on Friday in for children.

call Lcdr. Bowler, temporary the first test of a new "table ten-

chairman, at NAS extension 758 p. 'wiL1tb ,. nis" scoring system. Navy netters

or EV 7-3483. faced Riverside Tennis Club and VW-4 TOPS IN

(Little League news on page 6.) _ ____ Rollins in other matches on the
weekend.In LL MONIESVW4

Mary Warbington Paces wf --j Jh&d lacrosse, Navy and Yale, also Hurricane .Hunters

White Owls To Keg WinIn training at NAS Jax, took time have raised over $500 in the
past three weeks for the Navy
out from conditioning to show
Enlisted Men's Wives Bowl- &
their sizable crowd at Jax Little League.
ing, the league leading Yellow wares to a
the Gator Bowl Sunday, many of This is the only unit to dateto
were shut out again, the
the the sponsor both a major and
White Owls topping them, 2-1. spectators witnessing
ti Y sport for the first time. minor league team and puts
The last place Blue Birds took : kZ s,y I VW-4 on top in money raisingfor
two from fourth place Tan NAVY, CHAMPION in col-

Tigers, while the Pinkies defeatedthe lege ranks with Maryland U. and this cause.
The "Hunters" raised the
Green Hornets. J Johns Hopkins in 1959, soundly
bb// xGG ( first $300 through individual
a i decisioned the Eli 19-6.
Ji S : JJ ,
Mary Ann Warbington of the contributions and use of wel-
Bob Kunkle of Navy the
White Owls led individuals, witha ,,, t.fI.... ,_,:,.,"'.,_ /.....-,--.. "",, _._ ,,,..,. two-mile run in 9:29.1: to win the fare and recreation funds.
149 average, 176 high game and TALK OVER OLD TIMES Lcdr. Hillis Hume, (second event at the Florida Relays in The wives of VW-4 mem-

493 series. from left) of VW-4, discusses old times with coaches and a player bers conducted a bake sale
on the Naval Academy lacrosse team during a rest period at Gainesville on Saturday.The last Wednesday and raised
OFFICIAL ENCYCLOPEDIAOF a practice session at the Station's football field last weekend. Middies finished fourth in
$211, with $150 of this to be
Chatting with Lcdr. Hume, a former Academy lacrosseman are the distance medley, sprint med-
giving assistant coach Lou Phipps (left) team captain Dick Pariseau, used to sponsor the minor
statistical material to help settle ley, and 440-yard relays and ended -
a "potential All-American" and head coach Bill Bilderback. league squad.Injuries .
those bets It's at the library Lcdr. Hum was on the Navy roster in 1949-51. fifth in the mile relay.


6 JAX AIR NEWS 31 March 1960

I Newcomers At N A T T Center Get Thorough 'Check Out' I r NTC'. 1

The orientation of students and
tion Division and Medical De munity and services for all the personnel concerning advancement
support personnel who report to II
partment. main faiths are held aboard the in rate courses and other
Air Technical Train-
the Naval
LIKE A small self-reliant com- base. I off-duty study available here.
ing Center each week is the job
of an indoctrination team. munity, NATTCenter has muchto For a healthy community, med- The lecture is rounded out bya 1
offer to the man away from ical service must be availableand presentation by the Safety [

POOLING their efforts at the home. Welfare and Recreationhas a Medical Department representative Engineer on the do's and don'tsof d ,
indoctrination lecture to acquaint ta representative who gives informs new personnelof safety at the Center.If \\_ -:0 -- -
incoming personnel with the information concerning that department the facilities that will aid in the new arrival follows the
Center are representatives of the and recreational facili- preserving their good health" advice offered at the orientation Aviation Ordnanceman's School

Chaplains Office, Information and ties available. THE INFORMATION and Ed- lecture he should find his dutyat -Welcome aboard to Class 6013,

Education Department, Safety Churches are among the important ucation Department representative the Center enjoyable and suc here to fill the gap made by

Engineer, Welfare and Recrea- functions of any com- provides information to all cessful. graduation last Friday of Class

T- :, Class 6010 of AO "B" deservesa

Ortega L L Announces _ "well done" after its recent
bag inspection. The entire class

I made an Outstanding rating on

Minor Loop RostersThe t ..{ J11 \. :f. ,' :. .; 't While the "sharpest sailors"
: '
Ortega Division of the Jax Navy Little League has named among students were H. C. El-

the following boys to the eight minor league teams: rod, Class 6001, and F. Rotzler,

VP-5 Hank Burney, Dave Class 6005, support personnelcame
Todd John Samaro, Tommy Beyer Waddlngton, Bob Barnes, Dick
up with some of their own.J. .
Smith, Ed Trainor, Gary Duane,
James Todd, Eddie Turner,
E. Elliot, D. W. Herpel, C. E.
Mike Sanchey, Bill Mims, Ken Doug Hart, Jay Trimple, Dick Lewis and W. C. Thomas proved
Ackts Bob Johnson Ed Byrd,Don Pyne, Mike Barnett and
Bruttley, they have to be as "squared
John Lapp, and Nick Gallitry. James Riopelle. away" as the students.

COMFAIRJAXt Paul LeBlanc, NAS Supply-George Suttles, Honor class for the week, 6001,
Harold Lovett, Mike i Phifer, Mike Tufarella, Hugh Owen, Mike came out with as much as 70

Allen Taylor, Jack Raleigh, Eric Hendry, Bob Coogan, Hugh Cal- '. : demerit points from Class 6005,
Worrall Allison Brannon Tim verhouse, Bob Barrow, Bill Ford, -_. .
:"' ., '... which took second place.
O'Leary, Bill Sullivan, Ed Malan, Bill Suddath, Walter Ford, Jim ; GySgt. Bill Turnage of PhaseIII

Scptt Sheftall and Randy Randall. Dolan, Ken Snow, James Samara, returned from a week in

"AO" School: Gus Kroner, Ed Hughes and Ray Wheeler. : Miami 'at a shooting tourney,

Randy Smith, Dick Kincade, Tom NAS AIR MAINTRicky Ree- t ( J4.. :4. \t* : winning a first place trophy in
man, Madison Shelly, Percy 1 .38 competition.
Gold Bars Rosenbloom, Steve Prichard, Bob {*.V. i -C ..'. Phases II and III start the new
(Continued from Page 1)) Barnes, Steve Snyder, Johnny I *% ; master schedule this week, and

ensigns in the aviation electronics Grover, Don La Haye, Larry Me- EARLY BATTING ACTION- Phase I will take it up when
category: Roger Snodgrass, hailek, J. Bryant, Joseph Sivan, Getting in few licks before Class 6016 arrives. The new

ATCS, AO school instructor, and John Griffith, Steve Wilson, Bob WIVES GROUP the eyes of managers and coach-. schedule provides for a better
Balond, Chris Shore and John es are players of Jax Navy Little
Benjamin Hall, AEC, and Paul League baseball teams.Some curriculum and an improved laboratory -
Seider, AEC, both instructors at Raymer. SETS CAKE SALEThe 500 youngsters are taking partin *
AE School.Of VW-4-Gary Moss, Jose Boat- Jax Air Wives Garden drill at the Station's Little S C

16 applicants, two VW-4 man, Mike Noble, Lance Chad- Club will sponsor a ,bake sale League fields on Allegheny Si. Aviation Electrician's Mate

men will also become LDOs in wick, Mark Finnell, Charles tomorrow (April 1)) at the School-Class 6013 is welcomedto

June. James Schultz, AD1, will Meyers, Wayne Wagner, Max Mainside Navy Exchange, an Nuclear AttackSurvivalTo the school this week, along
serve as an aviation maintenance Sweet, Mike Cox, John Nemoff, nounces' Mrs. E. A. Grunwald, with M/Sgt. Milton Ozom and
officer. Ltjg). J. F. Southerland, William Matheur, Jr.; Bert chairman for the event. Be M/Sgt. Theodosio Fae, from the
who has been transferred to NAS Cruise, Sheck Exley, Charles Van Brazilian Air Force, here to attend -

Key West since making his application Sise and Jim Cavanaugh.Team the Assisting sale are Mrs.Mesdames Grunwald T, in J. Told On Video"Alas AE School. Saying good-

will also be designatedan Seven-John Mein, Bill byes this week are Class 5941 of
Cummings and J. D. Evanoff. dramatic
LDO. Avent, Ben Gardner, Dave Ted- Babylon, "A" school and Class 5931 of
Two from VP-16 John Davis Proceeds will go toward story of survival in a small Flo-
men applied row, Tom Miller, "B" school.
for the program but were not Steve Shea, Benny Schulz, Dick beautification of chapel rida town isolated after an H- Good luck to WO E. A. WrightJr.
grounds, maintenance of a
U.S. will be
bomb attack on the ,
selected. Davison, Gerry Grayan, Steve W. Station bird sanctuary, decor- ., who left Monday to join VW-
ACCORDING to BuPers Note Johnson and Warner Stringer. televised on Playhouse 90 Sun-
12 at Barbers Point, Hawaii.
ations for mess hall tables at
day at 2000 on WJXT, Channel
1120 and a Navy Times
announce- Team Eight-Dan Stroup, Den- the Hospital on holidays, corsages 4. Class 6006 carries the honor
ment, the local nominees are nis Bush, Phil Reemelin, John for new mothers at the "Alas Babylon" is based on a flag again this week, second timein

among 894 selected throughoutthe Ziomek, Dick Sassen, Chuck Hill- Hospital on Mothers Day, and Floridian novelist's book pub- a row. H. L. Kelly, EMC,
Navy. Navywide, commissionswill yer, Rod Bennett, Jim Recmelin, sponsoring Christmas and Eas- lished In 1959. It pictures the checked in last week to relieveF.
to 103 warrants 481 chiefs
go Bill Atkins, Dale Talley, David ter decorations aboard the fight of a small central Florida M. Karnes, AECS, as leading
and 303 first class.
Leslie, Don Zimms and C. Stanis-
Station. chief of AE School.NIGHTTIME .
Many of the enlisted had pre- town: Ft. Repose, after a nuclear
lawski. ,,_
for attack. "' ""1VII'"'" :
viously applied warrant of-
ficer appointments. When it was When the H-bombs hit, Miami, I

decided to stage out the Navy's Tampa and St. Petersburg are _
warrant officers, those qualifiedfor wiped out first, followed by
__ I
LDO were allowed to competefor ___ I" Jacksonville and Orlando.Ft. .
the new program. Repose is unscratched but I
isolated from rest of the country

Air Force AwardsContinued where "millions have died." The
town carries on but its peopleare
( from Page 1)) thrown back on their own
Bombing Squadron Two aboard ,,
resources and primitive Ingenuity ,
the carriers Lexington and Sara- for survival. 3,

toga for the next three years.. The author, Pat Frank, researched _ ,. .
Among his other assignmentswere his material with both ,+ .
flight instructor in 1939-40 Civil Defense and military per- .z, ; ,
and Senior Aviator with USS / '4 sonnel for authenticity and gives ii ,
Boise. He was on duty as Chief %%4 4 4 vivid realistic pictures of what ,
Flight Instructor at NAS Jax at living conditions might be in the //

the outbreak of WW II, event of an all-out nuclear war. ,, ,
He has attended the Armed r The book is filled with practical
Forces Staff College and seen Information on many post-ex- -.I

duty with Chief of Naval Opera- plosion subjects, such as, the

tions in Washington, D. C. Before wir > necessity for boiling water,
going to the Air Defense Com- worthlessness of money, how to
mand at Ent AFB in Colorado, locate a salt lick and how to perform !
Capt. Head was commanding officer an operation with a steak

of the USS Timbalier stationed : knife. 'JJ' ,
in the Canal Zone area. # Everyone is Urged to watch the I' :.
He and Mrs. Head, the former : program.,It's sure to provide better f.4; y.,
Miss Virginia May Crocker of SURPRISE VISITOR Vice Adm. Hyman A. Rickoverright understanding of the tremen-
Arlington, Va. have two sons- ( ) assistant to the Bureau of Ships for Nuclear Propulsion, dous problems that could arise
11 shown leaving Operation Poseidon headquarters at NAS Jax
Nelson Head Jr., now working in following a brief appearance here last Thursday. Admiral Rick- should nuclear attack occur; ad-
the missile control field with the over arrived for consultation in conjunction with Poseidon, the ditionally, it should throw more
California Institute of Technology title given to the Navy's study on shipbuilding needs. At left is light on the objectives of Civil MISS- Elaine
Jet Propulsion Lab and Thomas Rear Adm. E. W. Grenfell coordinator of Operation Poseidon. Defense and military officials in Stewart. MGM starlet, seems to
Arthur, a Midshipman First The ten-day study, which attracted some of the nation's top industrialists their efforts to make this country be doing a bit of liar gazing ina
scientists and engineers as well as top Navy officers, negligee that any,miss would
Class at the Naval Academy. concluded Sunday. defense conscious. want for bedtime wear.Page .