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Growing Navy Relief Drive Prize List FabulousThe

most fabulous of prizes ever-to be
given away in any Jacksonville array Navy project has I valued at $385; two two-ton Mathes window air "You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet" Still more prizesare

been announced by the Prize Committee for the conditioning units worth $325 each; 16 cubic foot to be added to the list, Which should be com-

Navy Relief Society fund raising campaign, now Admiral freezer worth $340; set of Wilson golf plete by next week.
in full swing at NAS Jax. clubs for men, along with cart and bag, worth All in all $10,000 worth of prizes will be given

The committee, which has started its appealfor $385; set of Patty Berg golf clubs for women away to lucky contributors to the 1960 Navy
funds early from personnel attached to units with golf cart and bag, valued at $350; two John- Relief fund drive. To be eligible to win one of

based at NAS, has already made it known that son Sea Horse 5% hp outboard motors valued at the prizes, a person need only to donate to the

three top prizes are on the list: a 1960 Chevrolet $250 each; Kirby Home Sanitation Unit (vacuum Navy Relief drive. The donation fee is 50 cents,
Impala convertible, valued at $3644; a 1960 cleaner, floor polisher) worth $190; 17-inch Philco and each 50 cent contribution gives the person
Triumph sports roadster valued at $2775; and a portable TV worth $180; Skill Saw, with mitre more of an opportunity to claim one of the
15-foot Span America runabout, with 40 hp Wizard guide, rip fence and case, valued at $115; and two worthy prizes. There is no limit on donations.It .

motor and TeeNee tilt trailer, valued at $1615. Schwin bicycles, one boy's and one girl's, with a is presently planned to give away the list

Added to the list are the following outstanding price tag of $48 each. i, of prizes at the Armed Forces Day open house
prizes: five piece Rogers sterling silver tea set I I And as the traditional carnival barker says: on May 21 at NAS Jax.


456 EMs

Rate ReceiveHike J1lX WNV 1WIS I

After weeks of anxious wait-

ing, 456 enlisted people at -.
NAS Jax this week received -
official notification of ad-, ol. 18 No. 8 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville Florida 28 April 1960

vancement to the next higher

rating.The Sets New Senior
advancement in rating will Navy

be awarded those who success-

fully competed in the February

aminations.1960 competitive fleet-wide ex- Grade Advance PoliciesNew

BUREAU OF Naval Personnelhas policies governing promotions to grades E-8 and E-9
set June 16 as effective date have been spelled out by the Bureau of Naval Personnel.
of the promotions.All Personnel selected for Master
Chief Petty Officer (E-9)) must candidates will be checked by
commands at NAS Jax to- fitness boards convened each Au-
now agree to serve three years
talled 217 men' and women who said gust, and physical condition will
after advancement, BuPers ,
will be promoted to petty officer
and those chosen for Senior Chief be confirmed by medical exams.
third class, 158 who will move up
to petty officer second class and Petty Officer (E-8) must oblige Slated for Navy-wide distribu-
tion is a new manual of training
81 to petty officer first class. themselves for two additional
publications for advancement
Broken down by commands, : years. rating which will Include manda-
the results went like this: : t :};>::5.."}f:S:;}f2' {,.ya. S r:''<' % !. } or S''r<:r!; PROFESSIONAL qualities ofVAP62 tory and optional training subjects -
:}r3, f !,9fGy'J b,rf. .:v.
NAS 77 to E-4, 32 to E-5 and. i for E-8 and E-9 advance-

17 to E-6; NATTCenter, 10 to E-4, !>,;d;:::#: <} a3 T,,#;}}. ), Y.: <:.. TRIO ment.

8 to E-5 and 28 to E-6; Hospital, But, BuPers said, mandatorycourses
1 to E-4; 3 to E-5 and 2 to E-6; UPPED TO E-7 are waived for the August

ComFafrJax Staff, 1 to E-4, 1 to Last NAS Jax-based activityto 1960 exams because of insufficienttime.
E-5 and 2 to E-6 FAW-11 10 to
; name new chiefs, Heavy However, these subjects
E-4, 1 to E-5 and 4 to E-6; VP-18, : ::;ir? ; :! must be completed in future
Photographic Squadron Sixty-
23 to E-4, 17 to E-5 and 4 to E-6; t" f.wi,, r:: x'.S ;. } r'}' r9> Two this week revealed names years.
VW-4, 15 to E-4, 28 to E-5 and 6 :
x:k :?a! .< r k of three first class petty offi- IN CASES where applicantshave
to E-6j; VP-5, 14 to E-4; 13 to E-5 Y
bS.y; k rkC; :yvY cers to be advanced to pay less than the required threeor
and 3 to E-6; VA-35, 5 to E-4, 9 .. ,.::5'
{:vf'j: s}y>' ....y.).''s Y..cS'S::.cvaa?..<..;:a._. va a.w grade E-7. two years service on their
"' --
to E-5 and 1 to E-6; VAP-62, 15 'M.m.wmm"NNW"'w. .ft" ="" ''''T. wmmm..m..n. Soon to be promoted atVAP82
present enlistments, they must
to E-4, 10 to E-5 and 2 to E-6; UP THE LADDER Representing 456 enlisted persons at W. G. Williamson
are ,
for the
to enlist
sign agreements
FaeTuLant Det. Two, 9 to E-4, 8 commands bated aboard NAS Jax who mad rates three newlyrated AMCA; C. F. Parker, AMCA, additional time.
to E-5 and 4 to E-6; VU-10, 1 to people display symbolic rating badgei. Robert Rykowskl and T E. Moore, PRCA.
E4, None to E-5 and 1 to E-6; (left) of Military Personnel TPO, will advance to YN3 Judy The squadron's announce- However, E-9s whose three
VA-44, 22 to E-4, 23 to E-5 and 8 Swigert of Communications, will go up to RM2. and Billy Kain ment raised the number year obligation would extend
to E-6; VA-176, 5 to E-4, 5 to E-5 Operations, will advance to TM1. BuPers hat selected June 16 as aboard the Station selected to their; ,time beyond 30( years for

and None to E-6. effective date of the new ratings. don the "hard hat" to 148. retirement are required only to
extend to their retirement date.

SHOOTING I ", ,<<.:! ...,:.:r. -. """T """ -' 1_


NAS Jax is one of six military .layed to the Signal Corps Re- era here is operated under direc- : yS: t,
installations in the Southeast in- search Center at Fort Monmouth, tion of officials at Ft. Monmouth. '

volved in taking photographs of N. J., will lead to more accurate Whenever they give the order
America's new, Tiros TV weather weather forecasts and could help that Tiros will be overhead, the

satellite, Lcdr. Richard Reider, man control the climate, scien- men begin taking photographs ofa :

Adrology Officer, revealed today. tists say. CPS-9 radar screen, trackingthe

THE 270-pound satellite, launched A 35-milimeter camera was set satellite as it passes over-

from Cape Canaveral April 1, up April 18 at the Station's Aero- head. Unprocessed film is for-

carries two television cameras logy Office in Building 118 by the warded to Ft. Monmouth.THE .
Ft. Monmouth center. Taking
CAMERA completely automatic
which continually snap picturesof pictures of Tiros as it passes over
the earth's cloud cover. this section of the earth, the cam- in operation, shoots five

Pictures taken by Tiros and re- era is operated by enlisted aero- minute time exposures consecu-

grapher's mates attached to the tively. Twelve pictures are taken

AE School Honors GivenTo local weather office. John Jonesr I per hour.
AGC, supervises its operation.AS .
And Marine The chief says photos have been
THE only Navy activity II rfrraf'L:9;::
Aviation Electrician's Mate taking part in "Operation Tiros," taken on three occasions since installation -

honors were divided last week in this area, the NAS Jax unit is I of the camera her e. :.a Adw w."Il" !"iwr -.. N< .,.>.}.w.+* 'YYer
between the Navy and Marine joining MacDill AFB, Tampa; However, personnel in the office LOCAL SATELLITE TRACER A 35 mm camera at NAS
Jax Aeorology Office in Building 118 takes photographs of new
Corps. Honormen are Philip Ellis, Patrick AFB, Cocoa; Warner conduct practice "shoots" daily- Tiros TV-equipped weather satellite as it pastes over this section -

AEMAA, and Pfc. Robert Stout. Cocoa; Warner. Robins AFB, Ma- preparing for the return of Tiros of the earth every three' weeks. Controlled by the Signal
j I Corps Research Center at Fort Monmouth NJM the camera Is
Ellis, from Pine Knot, Ky., has Robins AFB, Macon, Ga.; Hunter May 9. It's been observed, Jones one of six set up at military installations in the Southeast to

been sent to Oceana, Va. for fur- AFB, Savannah, Ga. and Pope points out, that the satellite cir- track Tiros, which was launched at Cape Canaveral April 1, '
John Jones, AGC in charge of operating the camera locally
ther transfer to VA-86. Pfc. Stout AFB, N. C.Actually cles the earth about every three adjusts camera in relation to CPS-9 radar screen position preparing

has not as yet received orders. Jones says, the cam- weeks. for a daily practice "shoot" of Tiros.

Page 2 JAX AIR NEWS 28 April 1960

Jft }{ rnws r -W- r mI ,_r 'r Downed Get Pilots'I

NAS, Jacksonville VAP VAPORS H. C. Moore, PR1; p. K Eshel- From VA-44
Capt. James R. Reedy............................................................... Commanding Officer They come, they go, but most
Comdr. Robert Nelson ..............................? .....................................Executive Off stay with VAP-62 which holds man, AD2; D. W. Bufka, AMH2; A Navy pilot who crashes in
NAB Six; Fleet Air Jacksonville its head high these days, boastingof E. C. Cockrell, AMH2; J. T. Lee, the city of Jacksonville will havea

Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig ............,...............,........................................... Commander AMII2; G. W. Johnson, AMS2; better chance of survival thanksto
Capt. Grayifon H. Weber .......,...,.......................................... Chief of Staff, Fairfax a 100 percent reenlistmenttally D. A. Jonas, AMS2; D. L. Reid, a rescue instituted
Capt. Nelson M. Head Chief of Staff, NAB Six for April. program by
AMS2; T. D. Dilley, ATN2; G.tT.\ VA-44. The is in its
Fleet Air Wing Eleven Jimmy Ridenour, PHI, Arnold program.

Capt. Robert M. Milner ......................................................:...........,......... CommanderCapt. Clemons, PH2, and Jerry Brum- Morgan, ATR2; R. Gilmartin, third year.
Charles L lambing .......................?.. ......................,......... Chief Staff Officer field, ATN3, all reenlisted this PIIG2; R. E. Baylor, YN2; J. E. It provides for instructions for
Naval Air Technical Center AK3 H. A. Orders
Training Gardner, ; ,
cadets of the Jacksonville Police
month for terms of from four to
Capt. Robert J. Fleming Commanding Officer
AK3, and A. J, Henson, AM3.
Comdr. Gerald R. Pearson ................................................ ........... Executive Officer six years. Academy in removing pilots from
Also R. R. Canfield ATN3 J.
Naval Hospital With VAP-82's new A3D-2Ps ; ejection seats.Thirtyfour.

Capt. Alton C. Abernethy...,.................................................., Commanding Officer deployments L. Orear, ATN3; M. E. Bryning'l
Capt. John G. Feder ....,...........,...........................................,........... Executive Officer in the air on short interesting ATR3; J. A. Hatcher, ; police cadets from
hither and it the Academy and six
NARTU yon, guards from
Riley, ATR3; P. A. Webb, ATR3;
Capt. f. H. Holt ........................................................................ Commanding. Officer seems that VAP's men prefer to PHA3 A. Imeson Airport were checked out
H. R. Stoll
Comdr. H. Hudglni ................,.................................. Executive Officer stick around. R. Haberly, ; recently in the proper procedureof
PHA3; B. E. Greene, PN3; L. R.
Printed commercially with non-appropriated t fund In Jackionvllte, Florida at no Comdr. Charles T. Frohne Hill, PN3; T. F. Jones, PNA3, removing a pilot from an
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P.95 Rev. July 1958. VAP-62 commanding officer, and J. R. Morris, YN3. ejection seat.
Distributed free of charge to military and civilian personnel' of Fleet Air Jacksonville, plans to maintain this outstandingreup An hour and one-half lectureon
Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Afttstrv percentage through finer Thomas Grawrock, ADI, has ejection seats-how they
Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hoipltal. been chosen SailoroftheMonthfor
Service Information Officer .................... .Comdr. Alex N. Mdnnts Jr. adaptations in safety measuresfor March. A member of Opera- work, what to touch and hazards
Assistant Service Information Officer .,...,..... .."... Andrew H. Planey the crew, a well-rounded tions Dept., Grawrock earned this involved was given prior to observation -
Editor-Gordon Robbie Staff Reportert-Mae Spencer, J02, Gene Hagen, J04, sports program and general rec- of the seats.
Sandy Martlnton, JOSA; Sam Bowman, SA. Photographer-Roicoe Carter, PH3. reation system, a sailor-of-the- award while in a flight crew
the Jax Air Newt U I member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Materla status. The group viewed the different -
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit la given. Photographs, month plan and just plain good type planes used by squad-
unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographs. working conditions. rons. Then they received actual
Editorial offices located In Room 230, Main Administration Building. Phone extensions Wife fine father shook daughter I
experience in removal of persons
8164, 656, 272 or 216. .JlA.;g lflJjIJ1 : -
making debut. At 1137 April from ejection seats.

20, Suzette Ann, weighing near "
The NAS Jax crash crew put
eight pounds and measuring 20 fltl'm
on, a demonstration of fire fight-
Inches, joined j i her patiently .. ing to conclude the activities for
awaiting parents, Patricia and
Five newcomers came Into the world Itthe tre group.
Kurt Kurtz. He's an AMI in Naval Hospital' recently. Born March Lcdr. S. N. Groves, squadron

VAP-62's Career Appraisal Of- 30 were Stephen Dino, to Stephen Queen, safety officer, coordinated the
MM2, and Mu. Queen Julien Mark, to
fice.The following will be advanceda Julian AAcDaniels, ATI, and Mrs. McDanels cadets' visit. Sgt. O. P. McCulleyof
; Linda Marie, to Frank Smltherman, the Jacksonville Police Dept.
grade: T. P. Johnson, to ATI; SK2, and AArs. Smithermen; Christine Dine was in charge of the cadets.
to CWO and Mrs. Robert Donaldson,
[ end Shelly Louise, to Joe Childreis, A02,
Integration end Mrs. Childress.
Born March 311 Baby girl, to Samuel
I ': i Application Dale Lewis Jr., AE1, and Mrs. Lewis, and Baby DUVAL DOCTORS
boy, to Vernon Wright, ADC, and Mrs. I
) Wright. Approximately 300 Jax area
,.. ..t w Is Moved BackThe April Fool's Day saw births of Keith I physicians, as well as military
[ '
Allison, to Robert Schott, YN1, and Mrs.
deadline for applications chott; June Ellen, to Walter Taylor, BM2, medical officers from the area,
for the Navy's Integration Officer end Mrs Taylor; Kenneth Lee, to Robert are expected to be on hand for
lynch, AMI, and Mrs. Lynch Dewayne the May 3 meeting of the Du-
and Limited Duty Officer Programs Charles, to Dennis Malenfant, AE3, and val County Medical Society to
y { :, 0SAwvrwv. has been extended to May Ars. Melenfant, and Timothy Albert, to Alert '
'be hosted by the Naval Hos-
2 by the Bureau of Naval Per- Lockhart, HN, and Mrs Lockhart.
sonnel. Five tiny tots were also welcomed on pital.
April 2. They were Vicki Lynne, to Donald The program begins at 2000
Enlisted men may obtain an Aonds, AE2, and Mrs. Mondi Gregory in the Hospital auditorium.The .
ensign commission in the Line, Clinton; to Jerry Goodman, EN3, and Mrs. professional program,
Goodman Marie, S/Sgt. and
Supply Corps or Civil Engineering ; Shelly to under chairmanship of Capt.S. .
: .nViYJC VFrsWCil t ...v.i::}:::0 Ars. Marino Bart I; Marva Laverne, to
GET SAFE DRIVING ARDS-Comdr. Theodore Payne Corps whereas both men and Robert Carr, AD2, and Mrs. Carr, and Wil- H. Tolins chief of surgeryat
NAS Jax Security Officer, presents Safe Driving Awards to women may be commissioned liam Kevin, to William Churchill, AD3, and the Hospital, will have Capt.
Station policemen F. J. Sanders, (center) and C. R. Church. through the Integration Program. Ars. Churchill. H. A. Schlang and Lcdr. L. E.
I Sanders received an award for one year of safe driving while Diana Mae, daughter of A/1C and Mrs. McHenry as principal speakers. -
Church was presented a two-year pin. The awards are givenout LDO REQUIREMENTS include Everette Davis, was born April 3. Others will talk
for each year's safe driving by a Station policeman. that all men must be first class born this date Included Rhonda Dee, to Capt. Schlang on
--- petty officers and above or war- Ernest Rancourt, ADR3, and Mrs. Rancourt Tetraethyl Lead Poisonning
Bryan Keith, to Sgt. and Mrs. Loyd Weeks, Aboard Ship, while Lcdr. Mc-
rant officers
American Nuclear Subs missioned officers.or temporary com- end end Mrs Deborah Stanley.Kay, to Arthur Stanley, SA, Henry's address will be Radio-

autographs In Clinical Medicine -
POls must have served in that Born April 4 were Mark Anthony, to
Albert Wilbanks, AN, and Mrs. Wilbanks, I With Emphasis on Thy-
Do Valuable ResearchFourth rate for one- year on July 1 of the i end Toni Annette, to Olen Rougeou, GM2, I roid Lesions.
year application is made and end Mrs. Rougeou.

I "Your( Navy in and a Your series Future.adapted" The from program CNO's Seapower is directed program toward Temporary must be under commissioned above 34 years officersof of.age. 1h::lJ: \ M:: G :: !: :,:;;:.: [ i '

ensign or must be under
keeping Naval personnel as well as the public informed and aware .. ,, : Y:'
37 of '
of the vital present and future roles and missions of the Navy.A years age.Requirements "

( 30-minute presentation, with script and colored slides, is. of the Integra- J" 'I"

available for scheduling to a group by a well-Informed Navy tion Program include 30 semes- I, "I tL
.. .
< < : '., :' '::;'::.x::' .,.e. I'\\ : :
ter hours : t :: : : ,:,$ ; ; !: : :$
speaker For more information, contact Seapower Liaison Officer, completed at an accredited :.j, .:H,<:':' ;:...::1:;'tr'f.1."f.: < <: { .t.! : : .
extension 272.) college or university or
that they are excellent missile service II
The stories of our nuclear sub- equivalent GED and GCTor
carrying ships with i deterrent
marines' operations under the ARI of 60 or above.
Arctic ice are familiar ones. CIVIL Engineering Corps qua-

IN AUGUST 1957, the Nautilus Already we have in commissionfive lifications include three years of

first explored under the ice and submarines carrying the college toward a degree in engi-

came within 180 miles of the Regulus I missile. This guided neering at an accredited engi-

North Pole. A year later she pass- missile has been operational in neering school. Persons may not

ed under the Pole and pioneereda the fleet for five years. reapply if they have been previ-

new Northwest Passage.Ten On Dec. 30, 1959, the first of a ously considered twice by a selection -

days later the Skate made new class of warships was com- board.

the passage, surfacing nine timesin missioned: the fleet ballistic mis- For further information, con-

the Polar ice pack and in sile submarine George Washington. tact the NAS Jax I & E Office at

March 1959 she surfaced at the Combined in this one ship Bldg. 955 or submit a request to1 I
North Pole itself. are two of the most important :
the I & E Officer before May 2. I II C
Away from the Arctic nuclear advances in warfare in modern I

submarines have also been doing times. any time.A .

research in many other important THE GEORGE WASHINGTON relatively small number of -,.... .._ .'I':' .,

fields. For example, on Oct. 6,' is the first nuclear-powered sub- these subs will give our nation the INSPECTS n.IM6 Capt. N' C. Gillette Jr. Commander,
1958 the Seawolf surfaced after Fleet Air Wing Three, of Brunswick, Me., conducts personnel In.
communing with Davy Jones, marine designed to launch Polaris ability to retaliate so quickly, andso spection of Patrol Squadron 16 here last week during VP-16's

completely submerged, for 60 ballistic missiles from the ocean's inevitably, that an'enemy will annual Administrative/Material Inspection. Capt. Gillette headed .
a party of five inspectors from the
Wing Staff.
They were
days. depths. This is a moving missile be certain that if he launches an carrying out a policy set by Commander Fleet Air Wings Atlantic -

ANOTHER element in our sub- base, hidden beneath the sea, with attack on us, he will himself suf- calling for an exchange of inspections among assigned

marines we must not overlook is its deadly missiles ready to fire at fer heavy destruction. FAW-11 squadrons., conducted Earlier this an year inspection. CapL at R.the M Brunswick Milner. Commander base.


28 April 1960 JAX AIR NEWS Page 3

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Largest Is $500 Check NTC'


Beneficial Suggestion cash I .

awards to some 70 NAS Jax
civilian employees during the I t

past three months have total- l
4 a O v
ed more than $3,000, accord- _
ing to Ray Datres of Indus-
trial Relations Department.
Included in this year's "Bennie Aviation Ordnanceman's School

Sugg" awards was one of the -Class 6015 enters Phase I of
g largest checks ever' presented to AO "A" this week while Class

an NAS Jax employee for a bene- 6016 starts through AirFam. Class

ficial suggestion.: \ kF 5942, meanwhile, said "adios" to

ROBERT THORN, of Overhauland __ the school after graduation last

Repair Department, receiveda Firday.
Y. } :
$500 check for his suggestion of i Class 6005 set a record this
SUPPLY E-O-M development of a procedure for in
Hartley week with a plus five score
Sleeves Supply Employee-of- repairing and salvaging air con- demerit/points in the run for
the Month for April ditioner filters for A3D aircraft. ,
honor class of the week. Class
The filter has been changed
6001, previous title-holder, was
Hartley Steeves from a consumable to a repair-
second with minus 100 demerit/
able item. Thus the workload is -'--
Chosen generated to alleviate the short- points.F. .
Supply'sHonor age of filters in the supply sys- Rotzler of Class COOS took
tem. sharpest sailor prize for the

EmployeeHartley According to IRD, Thorn's sug- fourth time in the first platoon

gestion nets an estimated savingsof __ n_" _u_ u u.mm____ with R. S. Lynch of the second
Steeves is the Supply $79,684 at this activity for the BIG AWARD WINNER A procedure for repairing and platoon, Class 6007, also winning
Personality of- the Month for salvaging air conditioner fillers for A3D aircraft was suggestion honors.R. .
April.He. first year of use. It has also been which won a $500 beneficial suggestion award for Robert Thorn
forwarded to NAS Alameda, of O&R Dept. (left). According to IRD the check was one of the J. Miller, AOCS, and D. J.
was chosen for his outstanding Calif for possible adoption, there. largest ever presented to a civilian employee at NAS Jax for a Savage, AOl, will be leavingsoon
performance of duties as Su- DURING January two checks "Bennie Sugg." Capt. Thomas B. Haley, O&R Officer (right) for Memphis; also checkingout
pervisory Requirements Officer in examines air conditioner filter prior to giving Thorn his check.
were presented to employees at is C. H., Baggarley, AOCS, fora
the Industrial Program Section of Public Works Department by Short and Lugene Downing, $50 four-week stint at McDonnell

Program Management Branch of Capt. J. Henry Etter, Public each; L. D. Braddock and W. F. PerformanceOf Aircraft in St. Louis, Mo., then

Supply Department. Works Officer. Wilbur Irish received Shanghnessy, $45 each, and William goes on to Miramar, Calif.
Steeves' broad knowledge of the a $55 award, while Wilbur Green, Rufus Geer, and Boys Choir *
aviation supply system and devotion Long and Raymond Hurst net- George Randle, $40 each. Aviation Electrician's Mate
to duty have been signifi- ted $35. School 39 men of Class 5954
Receiving checks less than $40 Gets PlauditsThe
, cant factors in improving supply Three awards were presentedby were Lawrence Lee and Coy Vicars graduated from AE "A" Fridayas

,. support of the overhaul program Capt. Kenneth R. Wheeler, $30; Elliot Bryant, SumpterBell Charlotte Boys Choir which Class 6017 began AirFam.
at NAS Jax. Supply Officer, to employees at John Baird Jr., Robert Bry- has graced audiences at the Wal- Class 5935' graduated from AE
A native of Kingston, Ont., the NAS Supply Department. son, John Edwards, Dorothy Far- dorf-Astoria and Madison Square "B" as Class 6017 was welcomedto
Steeves graduated from Jackson- Marge Katibak received $50, the "halls of "
ady, Benjamin Dense and Wil- Garden and which has sung for ivy.
ville's Landon High and beganhis while Jesse Batson got $45 and
liam Martin, Thomas Rosakranseand Queen Elizabeth performed last T. M. Karnes, AEC, leading
Federal career in April 1941as James Leggett Jr. netted $25.
Clifford Simpler, William Monday night at NATTCenter'sKing chief of AE School, leaves this
a junior clerktypist.A Remainder of the checks pre- Vogel and Donald Greatrex, $25 Hall week for duty aboard the USS

talented cartoonist, Steeveshas sented by Capt. Thomas B. Haley, each; Homer McKay, Charles The choir, sponsored by the Yorktown. His replacement Is H.
went to Overhaul and De-
contributed many hours of Repair Frey, E. S. McCreary and Donald Charlotte Rotary Club under direction E. Kelly, EMC, from Bainbridge,
his own time in preparing charts, partment employees. Robert Greatrex, $20 each. of James P. McMillan, put Md.
Thorn received the highest award
visual training aids and postersfor amounting to $500. Runnerupwas Also, Joseph Plumley, J.Ralph. on a tremendous show which Welcome to S. W. Danielson,
Supply Dept.Some Johnny Todd and John Story, Andrew Ski, Harshall ranged from singing by the entire AECS, from VA-72 of Oceana,

Schaffer, who got $200. Campbell, and R. B. Kerr, B. S. 80 voices to individual novelty Va., and John Thompson, AEC,

Off-Duty i. Several men received more than' Gammill and B. H. Greene, $15 acts. from VA32.Armed .
one check. Francis Silver got five each. Receiving $10 were Marcus The acts included ballads sung

ClassesTo checks, totaling $100. Russell Oliver, A. J. Lukaszewski, Schley by a quartet, duets, where some
Study Davis, Russell Mitchell, Samuel Forces
Mitchell earned three checks totaling boys were dressed as girls, and

Start HereThree awarded$90 two, while checks Loel totaling Judy was$85. Henry Crowell Vorpe and Lloyd, Johnny Kussmaul Todd,, even a Hawaiian dance by a boy Day ObservanceIs

dressed as a hula girl.
OTHER checks went to Schley James Panipinto and John Man-

off-duty group; study Davis and G. C. Harden, $180; go. Comdr. T. E. Greenwood, AnnouncedRepresentatives
classes in mathematics and alge- Maurice Kapperman, $150; NATTCenter Special Services Of-
bra will begin Monday in Build- Charles Hart Jr., $135; George Child: "M 0 the r, tell me a ficer of military i
ing 168, James Thomas, GMC, Hentz, $110; Mallard Smith, and story." was presented the key to commands in the Jacksonville

announced today. William Green, $105 each, and Mother: "Well, once upon a Charlotte by Mr. McMillan. While area met Monday with community -

I Starting at 1730 in Room 219 of Rufus Geer, $100. time, many, many years ago, your the boys were here they were representatives at NAS Jax

, the FAETU building, classes in Also, Hewitt Siemann, $95; young and handsome father .. ." entertained by Comdr. Green- to formulate plans for observanceof

high school general mathematicsand Bernard Kinn, $75; Ralph, Wolfe Child: "Gee, Mother, that wasa wood who conducted them on a the llth annual Armed Forces
beginning algebra I are and Royal Height, $55; Ernest good one." tour around the station. Day on May 21 in Jacksonville.

slated to begin after a short post- -- The observance, as in the past,
ponement, along with a college- fS covers a full week of joint civic-

level algebra course. T ? military programs, highlighted by

While algebra classes will be L ,, :: installations.Plans open house.programs at several

conducted Monday and Wednes- ,
day evenings, the general math presently call for an open
course will convene on Mondaysand house at Jacksonville Naval Air
,6' : / tiJ Station
Thursdays. Naval Station Mayportand
: several smaller installations.Both .
Thomas Holt, a teacher at Lee ?..,. :;;Y : ,7
'i..,ir.,{.}{ ;s.fnf { NAS Jax and NS
High School, will be instructorfor o r ir Yrr: :; :.
the general math course, rH.Cfr, % 4.q feature static displays of

< t:! S. ,Y.y., ,!; aircraft; equipment and materialand
while Allen Parks, another Lee r .
k.j. special demonstartions.One .
teacher, will be in charge of the :

high school algebra class. Lake of the feature attractions
Shore's principal, J. T. Rowell, j. "' p.L .-.. tentatively set for NAS Jax will
will teach the college algebra be a parachute drop by a group
course. r : of paratroopers and an exhibition
: drop by a crew of daredevils
Tentative plans are for classesin
known as the Skydivers.The .
high school English and alge- ,.... "
bra II to begin around June first, week of May 14-21 has also
along with college English Com- been set aside as USO Pal Week.

position I.Meanwhile. L During this period various civic
___.ti r vr.___. ... .uriar ,tl.%+ss KCr'Urxaifar. ..iLi i&w.? GraGrlk.vr .T<" ;,%xunt: "......w,.......irtbwS'..y''iY...:DtrYy'i m''wnnT"'m:.. % ""T t'nT:Si.,7M.m7N""mM o: ?.dra y! clubs will have enlisted personnelas
additional studentsare ANOTHER TOP NAVY 'RELIEF PRIZE "You can have all the other prizes, Just give me guests. The USO program will
needed to form a class in this and I'll be satisfied said one contributor when he took one look at this third top prize to also include the official
public speaking I on the college be given away to contributors to, the Navy Relief Society fund drive now in progress here. No ot its Beaches opening
level, Thomas reports. For per- doubt he expresses the sentiments of many, for this is a "real cool outfit" as the fisherman and branch and a beach
interested in enrolling thechief's boatman would say. This 15 foot fiber glass Span America Pirate runabout, with 40 HP Wizard party. Pal week will be climaxedby
sons outboard and TeeNee tilt trailer, worth $1615, is but one of the many fabulous prizes to be given a military ball for enlisted
extension is 618. away in conjunction with the drive. (See prize list on Page 1.) Donations are only 50 cents each. personnel.


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Since 1960 is a big election year and many local servicemen and

their wives may wish to vote by absentee ballot, the Jax Air News t How would you like a tour of
outlines state-by-state information on how these ballots may be .' duty where near-zero tempera-
obtained. ture is considered a warm day
NEBRASKA dential electors, US 'senators and and the coldest day can get downto
Presidential primary, electionof representatives. Age 21 and a 76 minus zero?
convention delegates, nomination year's residence is required. Registration I ;)4'
Now that's cool for
is pretty any
not for service-con-
of federal, state and local *
nected voters.Application. I man, and it would be especially
officers and vote constitu-
a on a 3
is allowed I w rough to take for a Florida cracker -
tional amendment all anytime .
occur May
ballots ) but Lcdr. Dick LaCroix of
must be received in
10. Nebraska is of four '
one only '
time for ., ) RATTCenter here nbt only
of state
states which binds delegates to secretary to forward ,c
( <'
.3 + 1 "weathered the storm but declared
to the county clerk by noon -
vote for the candidates picked in
of the day before the election. he liked it.
primary. ,
Absentee voting is general. Age TEXAS LaCroix, who spent 13 monthsas
7 to nominate
May primary operations officer for Commander -
21, six months in the state and '- '-
federal and local officers and Antarctic Support Activi-
registration (in some countiesand
elect county executive commit- >: ties and Naval Air Facility Mc-
cities over 7000)) is required.Post .
card application allowed tees.Absentee Murdo Sound in the Antarctic,
both servicemen and dependentsand voting is general. Age told of his experiences to mem-
21, a year's residence and poll bers of the Civilian Executive
a request registration
tax are required (there are some
Group and guests last Thursdayat
forms be added to the card.
exceptions which can be explained ANTARCTIC VETERAN SPEAKS Some 6,000,000 square, the monthly luncheon held in
Application for ballot will be by voting officers), Registration miles of frozen whiteness twice the size of the United States. the Smith Room of the Civilian
That describes the Antarctic continent where Lcdr. Dick La.
accepted from now on. Ballots
is not but
required tax
Croix (above) spent 13 months as part of the wintering over Cafeteria.
must be returned
by 100Q the
on receipt or certificate of exemp- party for Deep Freeze Operation IV. LaCroix, presently assign
Thursday after the election and tion is. ,ed to RATTCenter here, thrilled the Civilian Executive Group "It's more than the cold to
postmarked before midnight day Application may be made at and guests at the Smith Room of the Civilian Cafeteria last which one must get adjusted he
before the election. time. Ballots must be voted Thursday with a commentary of his experiences, aided by his said. "The way of life is some-
'I any color film, in the Antarctic.
NEW MEXICO between the 20th and fourth day thing never experienced before
May 10 primary to nominate before election and received by and the isolation of it all really

federal and state officers. 1300 election day.WEST NAS To Participate In tests a man's character, physical
Absentee voting is allowed VIRGINIA stamina, emotions and ability to

servicemen, employees and dependents May 10 primary nominates fed- get along with his fellow man,"

in primaries for presi- elect county education boards and Mobilization Test AlertNAS he added.,

convention delegates.. How cold does it get in the
TIDE TABLETides Absentee voting is general. Age Jax will join in the seventh nationwide Civil Defense Antarctic? liThe coldest day we

21, a year's residence and regis- and Mobilization Test Alert OPAL-60 which will beheld experienced at our camp was 76

at Atlantic Beach: tration are required. Service-con- Mav :3.. 4.. 5.. minus zero, but a few miles from

HIGH LOW nected persons may apply for absentee During"the operation, which I us a new record' of 106 degrees
loudspeaker or word of mouth.
begins at 1000 on May 3, NAS Jax
registration and must below
A.M P.M. A.M. P.M. return zero was set and a few
Fri. 10:12: 10:30: 4:02: 4:01: form 10 days before election. will implement the Disaster Con- Prior to the exercise, depart- days later the Russians put in a

Sat. 10:52: 11:10 4:42: 4:40: Ballot application must be in trol Plan of the Station. ment heads should review the claim of 122 minus zero at their

Sun. 11:36: 11:53 5:24 5:25 10 days before election, ballotsby CONELRAD warnings will be Disaster Control Plan and rebriefall camp," he declared. ;
election day. broadcast to afford the public an persons on procedures during
opportunity to experience the the alert. You can gradually get used to

5 : .'. ,' .: kind of radio reception it would the cold, says LaCroix. Actually
t there were times when the men
have to rely on during an enemy Lutheran
,33' -* attack. Local broadcasts will be FacilityIn would step out, briefly of course,

I _ on 640 kilocycles.At New LocationService with just their shirtsleeves when '
:: the wind
4 was not blowing. How-
1300 May 3, Warning Yellow
will be sounded. This is a steady personnel aboard the ever, when the wind blows, the
; : blast of 3-5 minutes duration. Station have been given a special cold bites hard, since the snow is
r NAS Jax Disaster Control Forces invitation to visit the Lutheran in the form of sand, and not of

: 4 p \ will assemble at designated mus- Service Center at 19 West For- flakes as we know it. Blizzards ,
ter points and follow instructionsof syth St. in downtown Jackson- are common and hazardous, he (

I ___ __ their team leaders.AT ville, according to Chaplain commented. I

1400, wherever they may Veryl Henricksen of NATTCenter. "Nothing spoils or rusts in the I

be, all other civilian and military Antarctic," he said. "Example of (
personnel will respond to the The center, which opened at its the preservation of food were

iE1i Warning Red (take cover) signal new location last weekend, is sample of provisions taken from ]

which will be a series of short open to all military persons from the explorer Scott's camp set up

blasts. 1800 to 2300 weekdays; 1030 to in 1903. The food was well pre-
Persons shall proceed to near- 2400 Saturdays, and 1300 to 2300 served and usuable," he explained. I

est shelter and remain approxi- Sundays. ,

:. mately 15 minutes then the all- J

.+1 clear signal will be passed.
I 4c L The all-clear signal inaudibleand

will be passed by telephone, )
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...-n""w'; : ______________ Inspectors Group <<
GROUP STUDY PAYS OFF Off-duty study hours for 1i 1
personnel of Attack Squadron 44 paid off in the recent Fleet. Conducts MeetingNational i
wide competitive examination for advancement in rating when ,
I four men received word they'll be advanced to chief petty officer Association of Gov-
in the near future. Left to right are Ernest Hiers, ADI, J. ernment Inspectors held their
C. Kelley, ADI, Uvaldo Garza. ADI, and James Galton, ADI. quarterly meeting Monday, April f .u }

I Leadership School Honor To AE Manl 25 The, 1960.following officers were k> 4 : tJ

Harold Singleton, A E C A, an elected for the coming year: 1 1r
instructor at Aviation Electric- riculum contains drill, command Donald Field, president; R. C. ; 1r 1\

ian's Mate School has returned I and UCMJ instruction. Even. Williams, vice president; N., P. ; A ,

from Chief Petty Officer's Lead- Management and Speech are Rogers, secretary; Decker Smith,
ership School in Pensacola wherehe taught to help the chief run a treasurer, and James Murphy, fr

graduated with top honors. shop efficiently. sergeantatarms.Field .
Singleton was first in his class I Singleton holds the only honors and Williams were elected it

with a 95-1 average while also brought back by any NATT-, to represent the local unit at
capturing the Speech Award. He Center chief attending the schoolto the National Convention in Wash- s

placed third for Honor Graduate date. ington, D. C. In June. I

honors. i(
Primary mission. the Pensa- Marine Wives To MeetThe Sharks can be put to sleep witha .' T1

cola school is to improve the Marine Career Wives Club water pistol, according to the nn m..n..o_____._,,.,,, .. }_-,
overall leadership qualities of has scheduled a meeting for 2000 curator at Florida's famed Ma- V-I.P VISITS HERE Sen. Alan Bible (D-Nev.) (left)
chiefs. Such subjects as world affairs May 2 in Building 572. rineland on US AlA. chats with Comdr. A. R. Wooldridge, Jax O&R Production Man t:

politics and Communismare All wives of enlisted Marine The pistol contains a drug ficer ager,, (and third Charles from right Hart),Capt.Superintendent Thomas B.of Haley, Jax O&R Of. 0
Assembly Division
taught to give the student a Corps members are welcome to which, when sprayed over the of O&R. Sen. Bible toured the Overhaul and Repair Department ''
better view of what is happening attend. Plans will be discussedfor I gill openings, will put even a last week while here to speak at the Southeastern States Armed
in the world. a covered dish supper to be 400-pound shark to sleep in less Services Small Business Council meeting at the Robert Meyer (:
On the military front, the cur- held Saturday, May 28. than one minute. meeting.Hole. Sen. George A. Smathers, (D-Fla.) also spoke at the s:


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Activity Begins On Mainside

Intramural Softball FrontsSeven

'4tttA, Mr S ', ,ytx Da} :':C; as { tCv.'' '{, games were on the first week's calendar of playin

the Mainside Softball League last week.

Administration started action -
day, with VA-35 testing V AP.62at
by defeating MARTD, 9-4, with
Albermarle Field, VP-18 and
VP-18 downing Operations, 11-7.
Supply meeting at Saratoga En-
The latter back later in the
terprise Field, and VW-4 and VA-
week by tripping ,VP-16, 70. After -
44 squaring off in a 1930 battle
the the Patrolmen drop-
at Enterprise. VU-10 also has a
ped from the league.IN .
1930 g a m e slated at Hospital
OTHER activity, VW-4 won
Field against MARTD.
over O&R, 6-0; FAETU blankedthe

C FC 679th Air Force unit, 9-0; ADMINISTRATION and Aircraft

Hospital blasted VAP-62, defend- Maintenance have a 1700

ing league champion, 20-8, and tilt slated Wednesday at Alber-
DEDICATION SET The attractive new baseball plant to be used by the Nary Jax Little VA-35 squeaked past Supply, 15- marle while at the same time
League will be dedicated Saturday at 1430 to inaugurate start of the loop's tint seaion. Only eight
weeks ago the baseball park, located in the NATf.Center area of the Naval Air Station just beyond 14. MARTD and VA-35 are meetingat
I the Main Gate, was Jutt a dream in the mini of Little League enthusiasts. The park is just Rugged action is scheduled on Yorktown, Infirmary and VP-
about completed today with only a few finishing touches remaining to be done. It's being built Mainside softball diamonds Mon- 18 battling at Saratoga and the
through donations, surplus Navy goods and the many fund-raising activities of the league. : Marines opposing VW-4 at Enterprise

Goldberg NamedTo LITTLE LEAGUE OPENING TO Operations Field.and the 679th Air

Start On Hill BE DONE IN GRAND STYLEtransistor schedule Force unit at lead 1700 off at AlbermarleField Thursday's

while Supply and Aircraft

In Filer Opener I The Jax Navy Little League baseball park will be the radio. Maintenance have a game set for.

Slow, but most likely surely, I' site for opening day activities of the league Saturday at I The Auxiliary is planning to Yorktown at 1700.

the Jax Navy Fliers are roundinginto 1430.A AT END of this unusual typeof serve dinner at a nominal fee fol- Closing out the week's action,
crowd of
somewhat substantial shape large game, at approximately 1715, lowing this presentation. Everyone other games Thursday find O&R
for the season's inaugural May 6 supporters taries to families, ranging and friends digni-of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Little at the ball park will be wel- and FAETU meeting at 1700 at

at Jacksonville University.The Little Leaguers, will help the League is scheduled to hold a comed to purchase a dinner. Saratoga, Public Works tackling
game will be played on drawing for a portable TV set, The first game of the regular
also at
youngsters get the season started MARTD at Enterprise,
Brest Field adjacent to the St. portable stereo record player and season for the Twin Hill League
Johns River in Arlington. Jax right. will get underway at 1800 followed 1700, and two tilts under the

Navy also plays at JU May 11 the VICTOR Cultural Hruska and, chairman Recreation of Tough Foe To Face 1 by a game between two teams' arcs, VAP-62 versus the Marinesat

and the team from the Ortega circuit. and VA-44
goes against same Enterprise, oppos-
Committee of the Jax Area
May 7 and 10 at Mason Field Braves At Wigwam LITTLE LEAGUE Night at the
Chamber of Commerce, and F, ing the Infirmary at Hospital
Aboard the Naval Air Station. Jacksonville Baseball Park is
should be
Excitingbaseball fare
W. Roche, Commissioner of Dis- Field.
John Goldberg has been namedto Jacksonville Base- slated for June 4 with all Navy
trict Two, Florida State Little on tap at the
toss the Fliers' at JU Jax Little Leaguers admitted freeif
opener League, will be among those ball Park next weekend when the
with Charles Miles starting on in baseball uniform.
present for opening day cere- Jacksonville Braves return from VA-44 COPS
the mound in the Mason Field monies. their first long road trip of the Boys are currently selling tick-
inaugural May 7. the Charlotte ets for the event and half of all SPIKE MEETAttack
Walt Dunbar, sports director of campaign to battle
The final call for candidates for Sun- proceeds will go toward League
WFGA-TV, is expected to serveas Hornets Thursday through Squadron 44 entereda
the team has been issued by operations. The youngsters are
master of ceremonies, accord- pair of teams in the Corn-
day.All expected to conduct an exhibition
coach Frank McCaffrey. Any
ing to Lt.(jg) C. R. Carpenter, games start at 2000 exceptfor Fair Jax Volleyball Tourna-
at 1830 followed South
by a
military men interested should secretary of Navy Jax' Ortega Sunday tilts which get under- game ment last week and won first
report to Mason Field any week- League. way at 1500. Servicemen will be Atlantic League encounter between -: and second place in the event.
the Jacksonville Braves
day at 1500.Hospital. Prizes will be awarded duringthe admitted for 60 cents upon show- and the Savannah Pirates. The Hornet varsity was

ceremonies for top sales on ing of ID card.Following The Ortega League's Ladies' startled by the VA-44 "Scrubs"in

Raiders booster cards. At end of the cere- Charlotte's four-day Auxiliary will hold a meeting the opening match but wenton
{ team stand here, the Braves meet the to take the title with the
monies, each major league May 3 at 2000 in Building 403,
of baseball.I Knoxville Smokies May 911.FAVORITE "Scrubs" finishing in second
Couaars Leading will play two innings the Little League office. place.

Yellow Belles Back On VU-10 of Guantanamo Bay,
HAS Ken Loop's..rHospital's Cuba came in third.Lt .

.:: s>Y%:@# Bowling Winning WaysIt (Jg) Joe Binczak, coachof
well-balanced squad was back to winning ways the VA-44 volleyball squad,

maintained its lofty first place for the Yellow Belles as they will take his team to Norfolk
standing in Continental League i.. r : /.i. -- swept three games from the May 1 to represent ComFairJax

action by sweeping four points White Owls in Enlisted Men's in the AirLant tourney.Tennismen .

from Supply "B" in Mainside Wives Bowling League play, last
intramural bowling action last week.

week. The Pinkies won two games To
Second place VA-Raiders were from the Green Hornets and the

held to a 2-2 standstill by Com- last-place Blue Birds took three Face Macon

missary Store while the third from the Tan Tigers.

place 679th was idle. League- The Yellow Belles are shooinsfor Court SquadThe

leading Hospital holds a 26-6 the league title with a 52-32

record. record with only two weeks of Jax Navy tennis team

The VA-44 Hornets, pacing action remaining. makes its second appearance of

American League action, was defeated the season when the USS Macon

by Supply "A", 3-1, but Jax Navy Again Wins sends a four-man squad here to

managed to retain its margin, State Volleyball TitleJax face the Fliers at the Navy Ex-
winning 23 games and losing five change courts Saturday at 1000.
to date. Navy successfully defended -

ComFair Jax "A", in second its State AAU Volleyball Comdr. V. W. Griffing, Jax

with 24-8 slate, defeated ', .:1.4Yf championship in the state meetat Navy tennis coach, reports that,
spot a
_ _
Infirmary, 3-1, and Special Services the Jacksonville YMCA Sat- despite the season having already

((22-10) was idle. In another urday. started, persons with tennis play-

match in the AL, Operations The Fliers defeated the U. of Ing ability are urged to try out

blanked the VU-10 Mallards, 4-0. Florida, 17-15, in an overtime for the team.
match to win the title for the
The VA-44 Cougars lead Na- Contact him at extension 213 or

tional League play, winning 20 second successive year. the athletic director at extension
v I\i' ; Bill Hawkins, (right) is duly con. the Jax
On to
of 28 games. They swept four gratulaied by teammate Paul Webb, for stepping VAP-62' first way crown Navy 585.
from the VA-44 Hawks last week.In homer: of tae 1960 Softball season at the Naval Air Station. downed Homestead AFB and the
action MARTD Hawkins, a second baseman for the defending All.Station softball St. Petersburg "Y." Five out of ,Meanwhile, some 50 personsare
other NL champions, boasts a current batting mark of .560 and is reported six men on the Florida AAU All- awaiting start of the NAS Jax
((20-12)) was idle while VP-18 to be a man for opposing teams to watch closely. Bob. Star team are members of the Ping Pong Tourney slated for
shunted Administration from' by Green (left) young hopeful third sacker, hopes perhaps that
third place with a 3-1 victory. someday hell also whack one a mile. Jax Navy squad. Mainside gym next week.

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I DOD Delays Date For Starting New Shipping. Policies I Guest SpeakersTo

Washington (AFSP) The Fill Pulpit At
Defense Department's new policyon remain, however, with the trans- meeting between Defense Department of-lading service" between the

shipment of uncrated house- portation officer. staff members and United States and overseas when All

hold goods of military and civi- The policy, announced Dec. 8, representatives of the household this transportation is arrangedby Saints Chapel

lian personnel has been suspended 1959, was effective at that time goods moving industry, and requests Department of Defense.At Two guest ministers will be

until July 1. operational until this month. The from industry representatives the meetings, industry present at divine services Sunday

The policy would give the intervening days were to be usedto and members of Congress, spokesmen agreed to cooperatewith morning at All Saint's Protestant

owner of the property being develop implementing instruc- DOD said. Defense Department in Chapel aboard the Station, it was

moved opportunity to' express tions and regulations Defense DepartMent The most significant charge for developing an appropriate direc- announced this week by Chaplain

preference as to which carrier I said. the serviceman deals with "qual tive and necessary regulations to Charles D. Beatty, NAS Jax Sen-

would be used, and the right to ity of service" rendered by the assure that military personneland ior Chaplain.At .
veto use of a particular carrier. The decision to delay this effective carrier in transporting house- families get top quality the 0830 service, Holy Communion -

Selection of the carrier would date followed a two-day hold goods and in "through bill-I service. will be conducted by

PVinnlatn. Ci' ._ P._ T.nWarro.. ,_ nncopi TTnlc-._
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Savings Bond V I Jax Credit UnionAnticipates Fla. and minister Naval Reserve of Vero chaplain.Beach,

Drive Kickoff : V ;r > 4V 4%% 0830 All communion hands are service invited with to the a

Slated May 4 V Dividend PayingThe the special Episcopal invitation members of

Unit chairmen and keymen analyst for the Sax Navy Guest preacher at the 0930

from Navy activities in the Jax: Credit Union reports that an anticipated service will be Dr. Charles M.

area will assemble at Mainside four-and-one-half per- I Ramsay, of Austin College in

Theatre, Building 612, Wednes- cent dividend will be paid for Sherman, Tex. A Presbyterian

day, May 4, at 1330 to kickoff 1960, instead of the four percent minister, Dr. Ramsay is attending
the 1960 U. S. Savings Bond erroneously reported in the head- sessions of the General Assemblyof

campaign. 4> ; line in last week's Jax Air News. the Presbyterian Church
44d44 (U.S.) now convening In Jackson-
Local units are joining in the A credit union performs a two- ville.

nationwide appeal during the way service, according to the

month of May in an all-out effort local organization. It is a place to !

to increase the purchase of obtain loans at reasonable rates
U. S. Savings Bonds among mili- and affords the opportunity of: thffIFor

tary and civilian personnel placing funds in a depository

through the payroll savings plan. paying better than prevailingrates Sale

Following the meeting the key- : of interest. 3, bdrm, CB home In Cedar Hills, 2

men, who have also been dubbed Since organization of the Jax baths, Ig kit Fla. rm, gar, landscaped.
"IV Sacrifice $3,300 eqty. for $2,379, mo.
T-Men for the course of he campaign Navy CU in 1952, it has paid paymt $78, total price $15,000, June ocpy.
will conduct a canvass of O&R 20.YEAR MEN Two employee at the Station's dividends to members in the SP 12825.
personnel not enrolled in the Overhaul and Repair Department recently completed 20 years amount of $205,613.19. This is a Cedar Hills-3 bdrm pine panel den, Ig
Savings Bond program with the service io the Federal government and received pins from Capt. highly commendable record and kit, cen. heating, screen porch, cemt patio
Thomas B. Haley, O&R Officer (right). James Ellison, (left) who fen yard, hdwd floors, util rm. SP 13299.
hope of boosting Jax has to be fine return
Navy's per- served eight years as a Navyman has been employed one year proven a Ortega Hilli-conv to NAS, 41% FHA
centage and the overall Navy. at Greensville AFB, S. C. and 11 ,years at NAS Jax. Curtiss for members, reports the Credit mtg, 3 brm carport, Ig kit & yd, mo.
percentage of participation. Quarrier (center) served 2V. years in the Army and has been Union. paymt 69.50, equity $1,600. EV ".195..
employed at NAS Pensacola one year followed by 16.1/3 years Ortega Hilli-3 bdrm 2 bath, Ig back
During the month those pres- aboard the Station. Not pictured, but also reaching the 20.year While a person receives dividends yd, $2,400 down $79.50 per mo 7413
ently enrolled will also have the mark was George Arnold who has been an employee at NOB, by saving with the CU, he Grwy. dr. EV 95858.
opportunity of increasing their Portsmouth Va. and HAS Jax. 3 bdrm carport & patio 1653 Fourakerrd
also gets life insurance coverageon Normandy Village, GI mtg, .m. equity.
bond allotments. Equity for tale-3 bdrm tile kit end
his shares and loans at
Gear Tent no bath cloied-ln Fla. rm, Venetia Ter, fencedbk
Cooking Sturdy extra cost.Limits yd. Phone SP 10483.
British 1958 Spartan mobile home, 2 bdrm,
Navy Basic For on deposits in\ the Jax washer & dryer, bunk beds, bath & hwr,
Camping TripWith Navy Credit Union have been ven blinds & Ined drape thrt. Call SP
'interest in camping vacations rising among servicemen lifted and a family may now havea Venetia Manor at 5751 Salerno rd W.-

A team of Naval officers from there are probably many who are contemplating the total of $10,000 in savings. A 3 bdrm 2 bath, l Iq liv-din rm, Fla. rm &
Fireplace, Ig kit, & 2 Ig patios, fenced
the British purchase of camping this spring.or gar
Admiralty are scheduled gear lump sum may be deposited at and thrb yd, privacy. Immed ocpy. Owner.
to visit NAS JacksonvilleMay Although the amount and typeof any time which earns dividendsfor I ,Cedar Hills Estates-3 bdrm, 2 bath,
12-13 to witness Fleet operating gear needed will vary with water bag, cooking utensils, fl.. rm, kit Ig liv rm, gar, fen bk yd.
and overhaul activities.The tastes of the individual and what I knife, axe, mess gear, food and a full month if deposited before Ocpy In July, down paymt $1,500 mo.

his pocketbook can stand, basic I fuel. the fifth cf any month. paymt $86. SP 1.3205 or EV 9-7711, ext.
group will be headed by 268.
Rear Adm. E. Mill, DirectorGeneral essentials to a good trip remainthe 4556 Blount ave.-3 bdrm hwd floors,
same. sunprch, 2 ml from main gate NAS. Call
of the Aircraft
the Royal Navy. Departmentof THE BIGGEST single item will )( t>\ : :: ext-8303 or EV For 4-4230.Rent

Others |in the group include be a tent. Veteran campers sug- 'j/ ; / ) 4139 Tlmuquana Rd.-3 bdrm 1 bath,
gest that you buy the best you ,! ; : fireplace In liv rm, din rm, air cond,
Capt. A. F. Turner, Capt. ,J. B. I '. '....".".:" It'
can afford, making sure it will be fenced bk yd, close to ele. schl & stores.
; /
Holt and Comdr. J. L. Wood, all .' .. 'v $125. Call EV 73153.
for needs. .
of the. Royal Navy, and Comdr, adequate your I' :. .' New furnished cottage-2 bdrm, elec
Neil Smith, Director of Maintenance Consider size, weight, insect i/ kit $75 per mo, Murray Hill 639 Chest
protection and ease of setting up 1VVV \ nut st. Call EV 9-6248.
for the Royal Canadian and taking down before making : 2 bdrm apt, unfurn, kit equip, gar, 1444
Navy. : ngleside. $70. Phone EV 11593.
final selection.
I your 1"t Trailer, air cond. extra rm, Ig lot, cple
While here, the group will discuss : As a general rule, for extended \ ,, only. EV 75446.
maintenance techniques and wall 'VV 4 V ._ : Ortega, 4273 Baltic St.-2 bdrm, unfurn
camping bunga- ,
trips use a ,
-- .
the selection, procurement and "... : .- V apt, kit equip, water gar. EV 95326.
distribution of all low, cottage, umbrella or similar .i 3 bdrm house-1J bath, Fla. rm, near
support type tent. For touring or short chl, con to NAS. 4660 Homestead rd,
equipment. trios, select a lightweight umbrella 11 Wettfield. Call EV 95326.
-- or -mountainstylemodel. 2 bdrm apt.-bath, kit equip, gar near
I stores & schl, $67.50 per mo, Lake Shore.
April Vehicle ; i Phone EV 84956.
Next in line are cooking and 3 bdrm house-kit equip space heater,
Decals, / Expiring sleeping facilities. For extended : Call$65 per EV mo 89246., 3033 Green St., Murray Hill.

Persons operating privately- trips in out of the way areas, a ... "::. 4 rm. furn apt.-liv-din rm with closeted
owned motor 'vehicles aboard gasoline stove is your best buy. i > for guests, Ig kit & brk nook, bathrm,
the bdrm, gar, $60 per mo. EV 42522.
Air Station
are reminded HERE' AGAIN it is a matterof ...... .i V

will expire that Saturday April date decals taste, and you may prefer one i : los; ital Reins ChangeIn
of,the natural gas types that use
To avoid detention at the bottled gas. If you are thinkingof Ceremony FridayThe

gate Monday morning becauseof the latter, check the area Jax Naval Hospital will

an expired sticker, persons you're planning to visit to see if hold change-of-command cere-

with April decals not yet renewed you can get refills. I'. monies tomorrow (Friday) ,at
should go by the Pass 1600 in the
Unless 0' Hospital Auditorium.
you really want to roughit : :<: :
Office }
at the Main Gate and ; > ;:
is essential. For 'dt\(1W\';( ; ,
renew them a sleeping bag : Capt. William Engelman will
summer trips where the weatherwon't .,.... .. .." relieve retiring Capt. Alton C..
needed for renewal <:;: ....;.
take a nose-dive, a light to Abernethy as Hospital commanding -
include valid insurance IN M'AGE PRODUCTION Sandra Freeman. (left) former
medium weight bag is plenty. officer at this time.
(10/20/5 bodily injury, pro- Florida Citrus Queen and Miss Jacksonville, appears with Hobson .
Prices vary from $5.00 on up; Blackmon theatre veteran and Capt. Engelman
perty damage), current state a Shirley Jean formerlywith comes from
registration, identification cardor again, what you select dependson the Tommy Dorsey and Sammy Kaye bands and also win. Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Md.,
you. ner of several beauty titles In the Guild Players' current pro where he
served Professional
badge and valid driver's li- as
duction of "Desk Set, the Broadway comedy playing through
Other essential items include
cense. : Friday at the Fairfax Theatre on Herschel St. Curtain time is Assistant to the commanding of-
lantern, flashlight, cooler, canteen 2030; call for reservations at EV 74394. ficer.