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\ 'o'! Navy's Hurricane Hunters Hangar 124 last Friday. "The gallantry of the crews
:* 'AI of VW-4 at NAS Jax have Outstanding performance of making repeated penetrationsinto

'4 > .. .., ,:::.d been awarded a commendation the squadron," the commendation the eye of hurricanes,,and
:w from the Chief of Naval stated, "has been attested in particular the extensive

Operations for outstanding through expressions of both low-level reconnaissance and

performance in hurricane Naval and non-Naval sources. storm penetrations, is of spec-

weather reconnaissance in the "T he accident-free opera- ial value."

1959 hurricane season. tion, which involved almost Following presentation of the

$\ The commendation was read 2,000 hours of investigationand commendation, the squadron
by Rear Admiral Kenneth routine hurricane recon- entertained about 500 mem-

Craig, ComNab Six and Corn- naissance flights, is further bers of VW-4 families and

:% :. Fair Jax, at special ceremonies evidence of outstanding per- friends at open; house celebra-
during VW-4's open house atff formance by VW4." tions.

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Vol. 18 No. 16 U. S. N. A. S. Jacksonville, Florida 23 June 1960

Final Results
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._ results of the Navy 4
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Relief Society Fund Drive MS'f
OUTSTANDING STUDENTS-Four NAS Jax men-three yf :
civilian employees and a Navy chief were recently nominatedfor conducted among Navy units TS \ mSt ? _
outstanding night students at Jacksonville University. While served by the Jax Auxiliaryand L ____
neither was selected for the class award, the fact they were which was slated to of-
nominated clearly' shows that NAS men' are serious in their 4t r
ficially conclude June 6 are
evening studies. Although they have attended JU's evening ,
classes for several years all plan to continue their studies In .. still not complete, the cam- S {::
the fall. Selecting courses they'll take next term are (standing) paign treasurer's office has # .
Leo Helmsing, of Training Devices Center and Junior Teske reported. % : '}'r':::,..Yi,6,4i'Yrf: :' .t y.SIi..1fS

of O&R: and (seated) Ed Yoder, of Westlnghouse Electric, and Some of the units have not as ?:.,,.{ jlkS
William Fontane, ATC, of VAP62. yet collected their contributions, ; ...ifbw! ;f,, %lf,: '1, } tby4A
while still others have extended
PAY RAISE STILL their drive, ,it was announced.

I Overall goal set for the cam-

paign, conducted concurrently: at
HANGING IN AIR NAS Jax, NAS Cecil Field, Naval

Station Mayport, NAS Sanford,
Will we or will we not get a pay raise? Naval ,Station Green Cove
That's the in the minds of 1400 Federal
I big question some Springs and NAS Glynco, Ga. Y
classified (graded) civil service workers employed at Naval I was $30,000.Here .
activities in the Jacksonville
area. at NAS Jax the campaignwas

On the President's desk is a bill by a 377-40 count, far more concluded on Armed Forces
bill to raise the pay of one and than two-thirds Day, May 21, with the giving
a majority. SPEARHEAD NEW SQUADRON-Comdr. L. T. Barco Jr..
one-half million government 'civil Of the 1400 Navy classified em- away of $10,000 worth of prizes. (left) commanding officer of VP-30, a,-patrol squadron to be
service and postal employees. It ployees in the area, all but 179 Preliminary reports'' indicate commissioned in ceremonies aboard NAS Jax June 30, looks
is expected to be vetoed by the over one of the unit's P2V Netpune patrol bombers. With himis I
President. are employed by units at NAS that activities at NAS fell shortof Lcdr. M. W. Greenitein, VP-30 executive officer. The new
Jax, with the NAS command em- the established goal of $13,200.It patrol unit, 'to be under operational control of FAW-11, Is to bea
WHETHER OR not the Senatecan ploying some 1000 in this cate- will not be known whether the replacement ASW squadron.

again muster the two-thirds gory. overall campaign goal was

majority needed to override the SPOKESMEN for the Admini- achieved until sometime in July, New Patrol Squadron Joins
veto is another big question (Please turn to Page 6, Col. 3)) the treasurer's office revealed.

mark. The Senate last Friday ............ ... I
ryyryrrr; ;
passed the measure by a 62-17 : : Fleet Air Wing 11 June 30

margin, nine votes more than the Y"/ l
two-thirds majority. Previouslythe
I A brand new squadron will be commissioned here on I
House the raise
okayed pay -- ," -: ...,.. : ,I June 30. Joining it's sister squadrons, V-5, VP-16 and VP-18
-- ----- ------- I r ::"<'::; "' ,.... t :\".,. :: ;tJ\O- Z1 J will be Patrol Squadron 3.0.-
: : I ficers and 271 enlisted
South AfricanOfficial I .,' ; : :, )!.): .,::::. y .:.,.....;p'f. The new patrol unit will be a men.
Executive officer of the
: new
HI"" : CtJ. ', .:ftf.ti! ".:' ::71;; i... replacement antisubmarine war- squadron is Lcdr. M. W. Green-

DueCol. ; ,.,., ."'b;"joioIoiIIIi. ,. .; >: .t.:}@. fare squadron. stein. He was formerly Opera-
ff/' : .t 1 .ri' :,' > '. OFFICERS and men have been
tions Officer for VP-7 'at NAS
Servaas Van Breda Theron picked for VP-30 from established -
Armed Forces Attache, South : Fleet patrol squadrons, said Brunswick, Me

African Embassy, Washington, D. ; )T : b the groups' commanding officer,
C. is scheduled to visit the Naval :'kf.t : Comdr. L. T. Barco Jr., former June Date Stickers

Air Station on June 29, it was .... ; commanding officer of VP-16.
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learned today. : k% .tJ# ""l\; "The mission of the squadron," Expire Next WeekPersons
: f// explained the Comdr. "will be to operating privately
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The visit to NAS will be one : '
provide a continuous flow of operationally -I owned motor vehicles aboard the
stop in a series of visits to vari-
ous military installations where qualified pilots, air- Station are reminded that June
isYr///if' crewmen and maintenance per- date stickers will expire next
Colonel Theron will observe ma-
:i':%<:lY. sonnel to Fleet Thursday at midnight.To .
:{ 'f patrol squadrons.
ritime air operations and equipment -
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: : !/ "This will be accomplished by avoid detention at the gate
''< carefully directed flight and July 1 because of expired
r'Nra'n ::% '::SSy. ?%% an
Upon his. arrival he will meet .... ,h SFS ,. "
.y :o s.sosrs'ra is4 a4b'rYb"''a%:aaa isfJr Jaf i6Ldo .m ground training, he continued. decal, person, with June stickersnot
with James R. NAS
Capt. Reedy, MONEY SAVER-AM/Sgt. E. W. Huckleberry shows modifications THE SQUADRON will have yet renewed should plan to
Jax commanding officer, before used to convert Angle--Attack demonstrator to an Detachment Alpha located at renew them at their earliest con
entering into a briefing session Angle-of-Yaw demonstrator, which he and P. G. Floret AEC,
conducted by Commander Fleet (not in photo) inrented. By using the demonstrator with modi Norfolk where seaplane person- venience.
fications shown, the apparatus serves a dual purpose thus eliminating nel will be trained in four P5M's. Besides presentation of evid-
Air Eleven.
Wing the need for two demonstrators and saying the Nary The squadron will fly 11 P2V's at ence of liability insurance, motor-
an estimated $325. It took AM/Sgt Huckleberry and chief Horn .
In the afternoon he will tour NAS Jax.Locally
25 aua-hours to make the changes which can be attached or ists must also get a vehicle safe-
the base. removed in less than one minute. VP-30 will have 40 of- ty check.IT .

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NAS, Jacksonville Checks Given To 23Checks ,"June 23

Capt. James R. Reedy Commanding Officer Mainside Blue Beard's Ten

Comdr Robert Nelson .______ ____________ Executive Officer amounting to over $1,315 went to 23 civilian em- Honeymoons; NATTCenter -
NAB Six; Fleet Air Jackionvllle ployees of NAS Jax Activities recently for Beneficial Sug- Third Man On The Mountain;
Rear Adm. Kenneth Craig > .____ __________________ Commander which Look and
gestions Were adopted. Hospital-Stop, Laugh
Capt. Grayston H. Weber Chief of Staff, FalrJax Presented by Capt. R. E. Clem- ,
Capt. Nelson M. Head Chief of Staff, NAB Six Those who "made out" in ents, Assistant O&R Officer, all at 1900.
Fleet Air Wing Eleven May's "Bennie Sugg" program
Friday, June 24
Capt. Robert M. Milner _--j -_______-__________________ Commander represented the Station's Over- checks also went to 16 other O&R
Capt. Charles L Lambing ___-____________________. Chief Staff Officer haul and Repair Public Worksand employees. Capt. J. Henry Etter, Mainside Anatomy Of A
Naval Air Technical Training Center Public Works Officer. awarded Murder; NATTCenter Blue
Capt. Robert J. Fleming Commanding Officer Supply Departments. checks Public Works Beard's Ten Honeymoons; lips-
Comdr. Gerald R. Pearson ___________________ Executive Officer LARGEST OF the awards wentto four while to Bernard em- pita-Third Man On The Moun
Naval Hospital ployees, Capt.
Josef Blanc of O&R who re- tain all at 1900.Saturday.
Capt. William L Engelman Commanding Officer McCreery, Supply Officer, pre- ,
Capt. John G. Feder Executive Officer ceived $450 for his suggestion to sented a check to one Supply June 25
NARTU provide a method of coating "
F. H. Holt employee. Mainside-La Parisie e, 1900
Cept. Commanding Officer transducers that corrosion from ;
Comdr. H. Hudglni Executive Officer OTHER O&R employees receiving NATTCenter Anatomy Of A
sea water is prevented and life
checks include: 1400 and 1900; Hospital-BlueBeard's
Printed commercially with non-appropriated fund In Jacksonville, Florida at no of the transducer is extended.
expense to the government and In compliance with NAVEXOS P-35 Rev. July 1958. Abel Cleveland (and Schley Ten Honeymoons. 1900
Distributed free of charge to military end civilian personnel of Fleet Air Jacksonville, Another O&R man, Edward Davis), $70, for a special machinefor Sunday, June 26
Naval Air Station, Naval Air Technical Training Center, Fleet Air Wing 11, Naval Air Nettles, was runner-up in amountof reconditioning valves after
Reserve Training Unit and the U. S. Naval Hospital. I the check received. He sug- Norman Mainside Music Box Kid,
Service Information Officer _ colmonoy ; 1400 1800 2000
Comdr. Alex N. Mclnnls Jr. and ; NATTCen-
tool to thrust
t Assistant Service Information Officer ..._..-. .._. Andrew H. Planey gested a remove Sutton, $65 for' replacement of ter-La Parisienne, 140 and 1900
Editor-Gordon Robbie; Staff Reporten-Mae Spencer, J01; Gene Hagan, J03; bearing spacers from aircraft "skin" on R/L A3D speed brakes; ;
Sandy Martinson, JOSA, Sam Bowman SA. shafts without Hospital-Anatomy O# A Murder,
Photographer-Roscoe Carter, PH3. propeller damag- and Lee Fulk, $45 for design of a
The Jax Air News Is a member of the Armed Forces Press Service. Material ing them. The puller-type tool wrench attachment for pneumatic 1900.
appearing In this publication can be reprinted providing credit Is given. Photographs,
June 27
used said to have
formerly was
unless otherwise credited, are official U. S. Navy Photographs. screwdrivers.Also .
Editorial offices located In Room 230, Main Administration Building. Phone extensions resulted in a high damage rate. Forrest Mitchell, $40 for Mainside-Mouse For A Gun-
8164, 656, 272 or 216. His check amounted to $200. safety switch for spindle Sanders: man, 1800 and 2000; NATTCen

NTC'= Joseph Plumley (and Donald ter-Music Box Kid, 1900; Hos-

Smith,) $40 for replacement of pital-La ,Parisienne, 1900.

r lr Y frayed cables; Laurence Kim- Tuesday, June 28

berley (and Alvin Crews,) $35 for Mainside-Legend Of The Lost;

manufacture and use of hard NATTCenter-Noose For A Gun-

rubber protectors for radome man; Hospital-Music Box Kid,
access doors; and Joseph Cali- all at 1900.

\ fano, $35 for X-raying of pylon Wednesday, June 29
fittings for inspection:

\"'...... _' ._- OTHER O&R "Bennie Sugg" Mainside Macumba Love;
:: :: = NATTCenter Legend Of The
14 awards went to Harshall Camp-
: -k\k7 bell, $30 for wooden washing Lost; Hospital Noose For A
Aviation Electrician's Mate Gunman all at 1900.
School-Honor class for last week platforms for mogullizer mach-
ines; and $20 each to Maxine
was Class 6025, winner for the '
second straight week.Congratulations p4y. Sands (and Pearl Cannon), for Fleet Air WingilCommand
reuse of certain pins and
to WO S. H.
Cooper, Phase I & II Supervisorin Joseph Mead, for use of a pro- To GoT :

AE 'B' School, who advancesto ..a t3 tective cover for equipment; An-
W02 July 1. drew Benton, for design of pa- '(
Welcome aboard is extendedto perwork filing racks; and Wil- Capt. Lambing

: C. A. Rogers, AECA to PhaseI liam Edmondson (and Walter In a formal change of com-

C. R. Clark, AEC to Phase I, Tarr), for die for manufacturing mand ceremony this afternoon

AE 'A' School, E. L. McBride, skid-proof steps for work stands. Capt. Robert M. Milner was

YNSA to AE Administration Of- Fifteen dollars went to War- slated to be relieved by Capt.
fice, G. L. Priddy, AECA, to ; 3 $' &' v ': ; udeao-edab8o&o7i- ,icBsi.. ren Smith, for a carrier tray for Charles L. Lambing as Com-

Phase I AE 'A', and J. D. Brewer, : A THINKING MAN'S TRANSDUCER Largest of the engine pistons; and Victor Baker, mander Fleet Air Wing Eleven.
Beneficial Suggestion Awards for May went recently to Josef
SA to Phase I & II AE 'B' for redesigning engine cylinder The
Blanc of O&R Department for his suggestion which prevents ceremony: ; is set for Hangar -
School. corrosion on transducers. His $450 check was for a method of carts. Marcus Oliver received $10 140 at 1600
Good luck to Class 6025 of 'B' coating the transducers so that corrosion from sea water is pre for a metal clip for securing dyn- with FA W-ll
School and Class 6023R in 'A' vented. Consequently, it's life is "greatly" extended. Lookingover amotor receptacles in position, Staff and Pa-
of rusted, cleaned and coated transducers, are
School which started their first while letter of
) Supervisor a recognition wentto trol SquadronsFive
(from left Branch Superintendent Jim Morton Shop
week of school June 20. Herman Diz, Blanc, and Capt. R. E. Clements, Assistant Thomas Stringfellow for Installation 16 and
e e O&R Officer, who presented the check. of lock pins on F4D 18 in attend-
Aviation Ordnanceman's School
ladders to
-Due to moving of facilities to Fire Prevention Is A Year ployees access from falling.A prevent. em- hand ance. Also will on be
new spaces, only the 'Pass in Re-
plan for a record card accompanying the pre-com-
view' was used to select the Honor -
Class. Last week's high step- each aircraft serv- missioning detail -
pers who took honors was Class Round Task For All HandsIts ice change kit won a $90 check of. Patrol
6009. Lena Beck and Gordon :squadron au.

Phase III of AO 'B' School is summer again, the season when thoughts turn to Reedy, of Supply Dept. When Capt.Capt. Milner Milner, Wing Commander -

Fire Control Systems. Classes are many things the poet says to love, the NAS Jax Fire filled out, the card is returned to since June 1959, will departfor

held in Bldg. 411, Room 52, with Department says to 'Clean Up! the primary stock point to Norfolk to assume duties of

instructions given by AGySgt.F. House cleaning should not be- REMEMBER this and have tate the required record facm-I Chief of Staff for CommanderFleet
confined to home and I the items.
A. Stone and G. L. Fallin, your clean-up week regularly, say at on Air Wings, Atlantic Fleet.
AOC, who is also the Phase grounds alone. least once a month. Like 'going peated follow-ups and delays to As Chief of Staff, Capt. Milner
Supervisor. LOOK AROUND and chancesare to church, once a year is not obtain information is eliminated. will still have an active interestin

Purpose of Phase III is to give you will find some dispos- enough.In EDWARD CREW'S suggestionto his old command and the

the student a thorough know- able accumulations that serve no these days of reduced bud- install a battery-powered light squadrons that served under

ledge of the AERO-18C (a low other purpose than fuel for fire gets a serious fire could spell and push button switch in oil him. Additionally, he'll be keepIng -

altitude bombing system, com- cluttering up your area. disaster in more than one way. circuit-breaker cubicles in the I an active
Fire seldom attacks clean shops,
monly referred to as 'LABS' So play it smart: Remove the Power Plant was highest awardto interest in VP-
gear), computing gunsights and offices, buildings, barracks and cause of fire, practice fire pre- a Public Works employee. His 30 which, uponcommissioni

installation and operation of gun homes. Material, especially vention, conserve your job and $30 "Bennie Sugg" enables en- n g
flammable material
cameras. away clean up, urges Fire Chief ginemen to investigate the cubi- June 30, will
and hoarded for future use, is an
Phase III lasts three weeks and Don Moran. cles in a more efficient, safe man- be under operational -
invitation for the destroyer. Fireis
three days and has an average (The Jax Air News injects this and
of the useful
no respecter or I ner.A
class of 25 students. the note There 304 method
During added : were of safer handling for administrativecommand
the useless for all in it's
course of study students alarms answered during fiscal Recorders'won
use path is consumed. : Baily $25 for Horace of
practical application of their year 1959. To date there were Shipp, while Weldon Hoi- FairWingsLant.The .

knowledge of Electricity learnedin Children's Story Hour 238 with only 10 days left for comb and Roosevelt King each squad-

Phase II.Scholastically. the fiscal year 1960. Chief Moran received $20. Holcomb suggested ron-to-be will Lambing
the average of Held Fridays At NATTCA attributes the decrease to per- moving the bus stop at Yorktownand be an Operational Capt.Training Unit

graduating classes, has been children's Story Hour is sons being more fire conscious.) Mustin Road to eliminate based at NAS Jax with a- detachment -
about 78. After finishing Phase being presented each Friday at necessity of pedestrians havingto based at Norfolk.

III, students go to Phase IV, the 1030 through the summer at the A big boost to Federal employee cross the street to transfer to Other commands under Fair-
Gun Phase. NATTCenter Library.The benefits
was provided with buses. WingsLant are Fleet Air Wing
NATTCenter Officers passage of the Federal Employees Installation of an access hole I Three located at Brunswick, Me.,

Love your/ neighbor as your- Wives Club, sponsors of the Health Benefits Act. Are you tak- with removal cover on A3D Fleet Air Wing Five at Norfolk,

spI!, but don't let your wife Story Hour, has invited childrenof ing advantage of this program by speed brakes was the suggestion Va., and Fleet Airship SquadronOne

Jcnoto. all ages to attend. enrolling now? which earned Sutton's award. of Lakehurst, N. J.I .


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AT' S-'JAX, THE NAVY 'H STir'AUTHiSERvICES-: a composite view of personnel from all the armed serv

ices at work at NAS Jax. Top left, sailors Dick Gibson AEIAN (left) and James Wooten ADR3, perform routine repairs on 'Jet
engine in Aircraft Maintenance Department top center, S/Sgt. Eddie: Moore, A/1C Eddie Blankenship and T/Sgt. William Damske Capt. MartinTo
(from left), observe radar screens at the 679th Air Force Wing top right, T/Sgt. Elmo Brown (left) and M/Sgt. Walter Pearce of
the Army Reserve Headquarters check requisition before going for supplies in one of the unit's 'Jeeps; the Coast Guard's sole year-

round liaison man at NAS Jax Herbert Haynes, YN1, lower left, performs several Jobs' at once as he coordinates schooling of Coastguardsmen Retire
here lower center, Charles Hughes SN, of NARTU (left), "welcomes" members of each of the sister services. Marine
ASgt. Richard James, Army M/Sgt. Walter Pearce A/1C John Couch, and Coast Guard Reservist James Williams. SM2 (from left),
to the Station and lower right Marine Sergenl-of-the-Guard Sgt. Kenneth Cole, stands duty as security guard with Pvt. Walter TomorrowAppropriate

Waffenschmidt at the Station's Main Gate.
military ceremon-

. Jacksonville HAS May/ Be Only Naval Command To Host of ies a tomorrow 32-year will Naval mark career the end for

, Capt. Macy G. Martin, NAS Jax

Army,- Air Force, Coast Guard And Marine Corps Units Dental Bandshell The ceremonies Officer.across will from be the held Ad-at

ministration Building.
"From the ,halls of Montezuma
tachment, with a combined forceof Coast Guard's sole representativeat direct them to'the location of the Reviewing officer for the occasion -
to the shores of Tripoli Over
about 800 men. NAS Jax the year 'round. For aircraft. will be Rear Admiral Ken-

. hill, over dale, we wil hit those The Reserve Training Detach- the past eight years the one-man THE 225 679th Air Force men neth Craig, Commander Naval
trails those caissons
dusty as gol accumulation of Coast Guard billet has been and officers are headed by Lt. Air Bases, Sixth Naval District
rolling along . Off we go,, ment, largest
l Station is charged with coordinating some Col. Oiva Kivipelto. and ComFairJax, who will read
Marines aboard the ,
. into the wild, blue yonder .,
shipmates an- composed of about 70 regular, 25 men a year as they undergo The least heard-of "sister the Captain's retirement orders.
Anchors aweigh ,
; or support personnel, in addi- schooling at AE "A" and "B" service" unit stationed at NAS Two platoons of Alert Security
chors aweigh . Semper
I schools at NATTCenter.A Jax is the Army Reserve Head- Force
tion to almost 400 reserve officers troops
. Paratus is our guide .
and men. somewhat larger Coast Guard quarters in the Southeast area will render
THAT'S NOT the first verse ofa
1 activity aboard the Station is the of the Station. honors and
Air Re-
new combined military theme Florida's only Marine

. song, but if all the servicemen at serve Training Unit, the local annual summer reserve program, Although there are only 40 pass in review.
conducted: for the past four years Martinis
Marines from all officers and men permanently attached Capt.
_ NAS Jax were to sound out simultaneously outfit serves 'Comdr.
1 with a few notes of Florida and South Georgia. by William Main. to the Army head- a native of
Over a thousand selected CoastGuard North Man-
their service's theme song, all the CHARGED with training and reservists have trained quarters, the unit, officially titled
chester, Ind. He
. could be heardt Headquarters Subsector Com- ..
words administration of these organized Y:
aboard the Station each summer mand Florida Sector IV is received his
echoing across the 33 thousand I Marine units, MARTD is com- res-
for the past seven years. dentistry de-
for 17 unit
f t acres of one of the Navy'slargest posed of four squadrons-MAR14, ponsible reserve
NAS JAX' Air Force unit, offi- counties throughout North I .. gree at Indi-
Air Stations! HMR765, and VMA142, 144 and cially known as the 679th AIr- capt.- -Martin ana University,
the nearly six thousand Patrick Harrison is Florida.
From 341. Lt. Col. craft Control and Warning i
t' Navymen to the one lone Coast MARTD's skipper.The COMMANDED by Lt. Col. C. C. The senior dental officer is a
Squadron, operates as part of a
Guard representative aboard the Hicks, the Station's Army unit 13th generation descendent of
t Marine Aviation Detach-
vast air defense complex.The .
John Howland of the
officer and en- advises Army Reserve personneland Mayflower.
Station, NAS Jax ment of NATTCenter maIn-
part 679th squadron, under He is also grandson of John
listed personnel are members of tains administrative to units in every phase of reserve a
support Semi-Automatic Ground Envi- James Martin of the 23rd Indi-
Armed Forces- activities. Under cognizanceof
_ all five of the 450 aviation students at
Air Force, Coast some ronment, has the responsibilityof the headquarters during the ana Volunteers in the Civil War.
the Army, local technical schools per month.
I Guard, Marines and naturally, Some 160 Marines, including maintaining radar surveillanceand month of June were some 130 During his long career as a

Navy. 90 instructors serving in AO, AE conducting active air and defense officers and 983 men,in the Army Navy dental officer, Capt. Mar-

THIS ACCORDING to the com- and MFC schools, are perma- operations in Northeast, partof Reserves. tin served at many of the larger

manding officer, is extremely nently attached to MAD, whose ,Central Florida.TO Although there is no Army Naval establishments. Among

unusual. While Marines, and CO is Lt. Col. W. P. Mitchell. MAINTAIN combat readi- post in Florida, this is the only them were NTC Great Lakes, Ill.;

sometimes Coast Guardsmen, are ness, the local airmen coordinateon Army unit in the state serving on USNH Guam, M. I., and NAS

occasionally found at a Naval establishment A number of tasks are per- many occasions with the Navyin board a Naval establishment.The Pensacola, Fla. He also served

it is very rarely that formed by Mainside's Marine training operations. "Live" interceptor aboard the USS Mississippi.

and Army units are Barracks personnel. These 170 training'is carried on Army's headquarters com-
commands. Marines provide perimiter secur- with Cecil Field fighter squad- mand moved to the Naval Air rons-besides Mainside person-
at Navy
housed Comdr. Robert E. Nelson,.NAS ity guards for NAS Jax, a guard rons, often running as many as a Station in the summer of 1950 nel-whIch provide work for

that to his force for the Station's Brig, and thousand intercepts a month. from the Army Corps of EngI- nearly 6,000 Navymen in all of
executive officer, says at Naval neer's Building in downtown the
t security Mayport Navy's ratings.
knowledge no other Naval facil- With Air Force radar setup,
_ Station.IN Jacksonville.
I ity has Army personnel aboard. video information is supplied to "The commanding officer of

_ Possibly one of the largest ADDITION. Lt. Col. Du- the NAS RATCC for use in directing THEN, IN addition to the acti- NAS Jacksonville," Comdr. Nel-

populated among the services at wayne Fultz' Marines provide escort air traffic for approach to vities of the Army, Air Force, son remarks,'" is pleased to have

g NAS Jax are the Marines. There for all Marine based carriers local ground control approach Marines and Coast Guard aboard! aboard the Station such a com-

' are three Marine activities aboard and local units, and service for facilities. Should a broadcast of the Station, there are naturally bination of the Armed Forces of

n the Station, Marine Aviation De- numerous military funerals. the distress signal "Mayday" be numerous Naval commands, suchas the US-all living and workingin

tachment, Marine Barracks and Herbert Haynes, YN1, of NAT- received, the 679th will alert the NATTCenter, NARTU, Corn- harmony to help each other in

Marine Air Reserve Training De- Center Personnel Office, is the local Air-Sea Rescue unit and Fair Jax and the many squad- our united endeavor."


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Boys again outrank the girls
Get acquainted coffees are
with 13-11, born at the Naval
scheduled to be held June 28

Hospital recently. and 29 from 1000 to 1200 in the
Welcome is extended to six
Dewey Park Clubhouse of Jax
baby boys born May 13: Robert
; ///4rQ/ ] Navy Wives Club No. 86.

Jeffrey, to John Weaver, IMC, S : The occasion affords an opportunity -
and Mrs. Weaver; Donald Alan,
for wives of enlistedmen
to A/IC and Mrs. Herschel
J to meet members and become -
Parker; Peter Lynn, to Alfred
acquainted with the
Hogrefe, ATRAN, and Mrs. Hog-
charitable and social functionsof
refe; Charles James Jr., to
the Club.
Charles Muller, AE2, and Mrs.
Wives new to the communitywill
Muller; Gary Allen, Jr., to Gary
find members able to assist
Haney, PHA3, and Mrs. Haney,
with information facili-
on area
and James Anthony, to Major
ties and services.
Camp, EN3, and Mrs. Camp. -- <
Four baby girls born May 14 JAX AIR NEWS GETS CITATION appreciation for its efforts in a continuous programof Next regular meeting of Navy

were Sue Anne, to Thomas Met- assisting in promotion of the U. S. Savings Bond Program the Jax Air News has been presented Wives Club No. 86 is slated for ,

a Treasury Department Award. The citation was given during a ceremony last week July 6 at 1930.Water ..
calf, AE3, and Mrs. Metcalf; Kim- in the office of Capt. James R. Reedy. NAS Jax commanding officer. Royce Powell. (second

berly Jill, to Keith Mavis, AN, from left). Area Manager of the Treasury's Savings Bonds Division presented the award. Left to

and Mrs. Mavis; Linda Lee, to right are. Roscoe Carter. PH3 photographer Powell Sam Bowman. SA, and Sandy Martinson. Survival

L/Cpl. and Mrs. Allan Cramberg, JOSA, reporters Capt. Reedy Gordon Robbie, editor Mae Spencer JO1, feature editor Gene
Hagan. JO3. reporter and Andy Planey assistant Service Information Officer and supervisory
and Stephanie Mignon Yvette, to editor.
Course Par! Of
Raymond Wilson, PH2, and Mrs.

Wilson.Born May 15 were Melodie Deadline Set For Submitting Required AE CurriculumA

Elaine, to Roger Monfort, ATC, plane ditching at sea is

and Mrs. Monfort; Bonnie Lynn, Courses For February Ratings Exams always a crucial thing but it

to Donald Bauer, AN and Mrs. needn't be a foregone conclusion

Bauer; Sharon Lee, to Sgt. and I those going down with the craft

Mrs. Lee Scrudders, and John If you're planning to advance -
I I For the February exams, Ndv. ing that commands alter previous will have a watery grave.
Harold, to Harold Olson, IC2, and a rate resulting from
15 is the last Survival at sea is a subject
the February 1961 service- day a candidate for methods of preparation so as to
Mrs. Olson.A ,
advancement in rating can qualify meet requirements set forth being given a lot of stress. PhaseI
wide examinations you'd bet-
boy and a girl born May 16 ,
of Aviation Electrician's Mate
himself, I&E says. All manda- BuPers and the Naval Examining
ter to wprk -
were Elizabeth Marie, to Paul get on your required -
tory training courses, practical Center. School at NATTCenter has in its
Hoak, YN3, and Mrs. Hoak, and courses and practical
curriculum dealing with
factors and performance tests The resulting situation demands a course
factors because -
the NAS Jax
Steven Louis to Norved Sullivan,
must be submitted to the Educa- early and thorough survival on the water.
I&E office
Nov. 15 is prep-
SFC and Mrs. Sullivan. says
deadline for completion of all tion Office by that date. aration for advancement and adherence During the first day of the
Born 17 Herman
May were such The office points out that in recent to deadlines to facilitate course, students are required to
Keel, III, to Herman Gathright, requirements.Last swim 200 yards, using four basic
Wednesday was the final years the Navy has expanded processing of record work.
AN, and Mrs. Gathright; Cynthia its advancement in strokes. The next two days are
day persons could submit train- rating system Heretofore at NAS Jax, dead-
Louise, to James McCoy, AN,and given to 10 minute floats while
and has taken
ing courses and practical factors many steps to lines for completion of require-
Mrs. McCoy and Belinda to
fully clothed plus a 30-foot swim
for the August exams. streamline the process of advanc- ments were not strictly adheredto
David Nettles FN and Mrs.
AN NAS JAX notice, issued ing personnel to higher pay and there was sometimes a

Nettles. last week, specifies dates for grades. waiver in time of a month or so Students are instructed in use
Three baby boys born May 18 of the Mae West and given instruction -
completion of required courses' THIS. THEY say, has involved for persons to complete courses
Michael Keith to Mack
were on precedures and
and recommendation of appli numerous changes in clerical and and become fully qualified after gen-
Herrin, ABGAN, and Mrs. Herrin; I had eral information on life rafts.H. .
cants. they been recommended.
Robert Michael, to Philip Julian, administrative functions requir- B. Dawson, AEC, Senior
new policy requires -
AE2, and Mrs. Julian, and Russell Life Saver, is Phase Supervisor.One .
that all
candidates for advancement -
Othur, to Edward Dyer, CS2, and L1 iiJ be instructor is available for
i fully qualified before -
Mrs. Dyer. f every five students.
they can be recommended.
Born May 19 was baby girl "PERSONS WHO are deter- The staff includes: J. D. Pitts,

Belinda Bernice, to Daniel Foster mined ineligible, because of fail- AEC, and B. G. Courtney, AEC,

Jr., AN, and Mrs. Foster. to Junior Life Savers; R. B. Eth-
ure complete qualifications by
Also born was baby boy Law- Nov. 15." the notice states, "will ridge, AE1, and R. S. Bean, AE1,

rence Jr., to Lawrence George, TL not be 'permitted to. participatein Senior Life Savers, and C. W.
TN, and Mrs. i
George. the February exams." Tyler, ADI, Red Cross Water

Safety Instructor at the
Exceptions will be made", how- Training

ever, only in the case of persons Center.
30-Year Pins L
reporting aboard after October

1, who will not have prior know- Protection against major medical !-
Given expenses as well as basic med-
Three ledge of the
?;G,:<': policy.
ical coverage is provided in your
For the February exams, divi
NAS CiviliansThirty sion officers will nominate only Federal Health Benefits Program.
Carefully consider these benefits
persons who have met all requirements -

year veteran service 4 for advancement i in before you elect not to enroll.

pfns were awarded to threes NAS his rate who, in addition, "are

Jax employees in a recent cere- considered to possess the required DIV'NESERVICES'

mony in the, office of Capt. JamesR. levels of technical and profes-

Reedy, NAS Jax commandingofficer. -------- --- -------- ------ --- sional knowledge and
--------- leadership
VETERAN EMPLOYEES-A trio of NAS Jax civilian employees ability for avancement to the

Receiving pins from Capt. were recently presented 30-year service pins for long next higher grade." Sunday. June 26

Reedy were Aubrey Wilson Jr. and faithful service to the government. Capt. James R. Reedy, NOMINATIONS will be due ALL SAINTS' CHAPEL

of Supply Department and two (right) NAS Jax commanding officer presents the anchortypelapel in the I&E office prior to Nov. 20. 0830-Service of Worship.

men from O&R, Horace Wise and pins to from left. Bob Agriestl and Horace Wise both of Verification of eligibility shall 0930-Sunday School, three-

Bob Agriesti. O&R Department and Aubrey Wilson Jr., of Supply. be based on service record en- year-olds through adults, Build-

The Navy anchor-type lapel tries. Evidence of a completed ing 722; Adult Bible Class, Chap-

emblem is given employees for Adm. Smith New CHINFORear requirement which is not enter- lain Wolfe, in Small Chapel.

long and faithful government ed in the service record.. T R, F. 0930-Service of Worship.
--- -
service, including both militaryand Adm. Daniel F. Smith Jr. says, may be furnished either by 1100-Service of- Worship.
moted to flag rank April 1
on ,
civilian duty.; has been named the Navy's new presentation of a signed official 1830TeenAgeSenior High

Wilson worked at Norfolk for Chief of Information. He will relieve 1960.A. document, or by reference to Bu- Fellowships and United Fellow-

more than 10 years before trans- Naval aviator, Adm. Smith Pers, but such evidence must be ship of Protestants, Building 722
.Rear Adm. Charles C. Kirk- and
ferring to NAS Jax almost 20 served as Assistant Chief of Staff furnished prior to the deadline Small Chapel.ST. .

years ago. He is a leadingman, patrick this summer. for Operations (Plans and Readi- date of 15 November.It EDWARD'S CHAPEL

stockman at Supply. Adm. Kirkpatrick will become ness) to Commander Second Fleet has also been strongly advised 0830 and 1000-Sunday Mais.

Wise, a mechanic, served in Commander Amphibious Group until May 1959 when he was assigned that, regardless of the ST. LUKE'S CHAPEL

for 25 and has One, home-based at Coronado, Naval HOIpUal0615Confessions.
the Navy years to the Office of the Chiefof number of times an individual .

five years civilian duty at NAS Calif., and relieve Rear Adm. Naval Operations in Washing- has competed for the same rate 0630-Mass.

Charles O. Triebel. previously, a check of the service 0930-1015-Java
Jax.Also mechanic at O&R, Agi- record be Club.
a ton.Adm. made to assure that all
The Navy's new Chief of Information 1030-Protestant
Worship Serv-
est has two years Navy duty and Smith is currently serv- mandatory requirements com- ice. .

more than four years as a civil- was graduated from the ing as Assistant Chief of Naval pleted are actually entered therein. Christian

ian employee here. Naval Academy in 1932 and pro- Operations (Fleet Operations). Science
1900 Small ChaptLI

June 1960 JAX AIR NEWS Pago 5

\IMBowling VW.4 Keeps Mainside

\\Rolloff InFinalHour 1M Swimming Crown

I The Hurricane Hunters of VW-4 splashed their way to

Special Services and Corn- the Mainside Intramural Swimming Meet title last week at

Fair Jax "A" bowlers are the Mainside Pool, successfully defending the crown won

hoping MARTD keeps in ten- : last
year. unable to pick up
team but was
pin shape and pins a setbackon John Wyman was the big"fish"
pace-setting VA-44 Hor- any points.
in his team's wellbalanced ably abet-
VA-35's efforts were
nets when the latter tangles attack on the remainder of
ted by a double victory by Pat
with the Marine
Reservists ina the field. Wyman won the 50-
the 100meter -
Mainside League roll off In :28.7 break-
meter freestyle : ,
match June 27. : ing the record of :30.1 set last freestyle and then grabbingthe

diving crown.BRODERICK. \
Only the Reservists stand __ year.
in a close scramble -
between the VA-44 Hornets and
HE CAPTURED two more
tallied 184.60 points with
the Mainside bowling champion- titles, snaring/ the 50-meter, VA-44's Charles Pastweka regis-
ship. The Hornets, 10-2, lead but '
breaststroke in 35.6 and the
tering 178.30 and J. D. Allred of
have Special Services and the 150-yard individual medley, negotiating -; VAP-62 compiling 174.55 points.

ComFair Jax crew breathing the tough course in Only diving competition held
f I
down their necks with 10-5
: was in the 3meters.J. .
VW-4 compiled a total of 25 B. Busby of VA-44 powered -
THE SECOND place duo, how-
points, trailed by VA-44 and his way to a win in the back-
ever, will collide tonight at
VAP-62, both with 22 points.. stroke over 50-meters distance.A .
Mainside Lanes with the tie almost '
VA-35, with 16 points, was win in the 200-meter team relay -
sure to be broken. fourth. Administration entered a gained VAP-62 a second-

The Hornets shunted ComFairJax '. i;'!: l
aside in a match between the _...... '...'.'.,_.",.."'m...'.,.....' .' I '.
top clubs last week, 2-1, and then SoutheasternPistol
"ON YOUR MARKS. SET. GOl" Was' the cry heard
won by forfeit over their cousins, throughout the evening' at the Mainside Swimming Meet last VW-4 STAYS

the VA-44 Cougars. week at Mainside Pool as swimmers from various Mainside Shoot

SPECIAL Services also suffered units competed in the annual tank event. Above, action is ALIVE IN RACE
caught at start of the 50-meter freestyle race as contestants
last week, dropping a 3-0 begin the swim down the lanes. Don Wyman of VW-4 won this Once-beaten VW-4, hopefulof
match to VP18.but. came back to event along with two other races to help his team win the title Starts TodayTen a last-minute stumble by

blank MARTD. In other action, for the second straight year. Administration
pacesetting -
I sharp-eyed shooters from
the VA-44 Raiders downed VP-
18, 2-1, the Cougars of VA-44 Jax Navy will be among those FAETU, 11-1, in a high-
THREE ALL-NAVY light of Mainside Softball
blanked firing in the Southeastern
Hospital and VAP-62
League action last week.In .
downed the latter 2-1. Championships starting today
TOURNEYS AHEADDates (Thursday) at the Jacksonville other activity, VP-18
In addition
to the Special Serv-
Police Pistol Club on Gun Club downed VAP-62, 9-3; VA-44
ices-ComFair match tonight i and information on upcoming All-Navy and Inter- Road. The tourney ands next blanked Operations, 10-0; VA-

other activity sees MARTD and service sports tournaments have been released. Four of the Monday. 35 bounced Hospital, 20-1;Ma-

Hospital- : Cougars and Raiders." total of six Interservice sports slates have already been rines won over the Air Force,
and VP-18 and VAP-62 col- Some 50 military shooters from
I 9-6 VP-18 defeated Aircraft
I liding tonight.NoHitter. Olympic Trials July 1-2 at San- various armed ,services' com- ;
two still to be contested ford University. mands in the Southeast are Maintenance, 11-8; VAP-62
include tennis and golf. Baseballis dropped Supply, 13-6, and
expected to take part, includingJax
TossedAt not on the calendar this year. FAETU upended VA-35, 9-7.
Leaders Provide Navy's George Carapellott
Basketball, boxing, bowling and League If Administration, unbeatenin
and H. W. Bravo, both in the
Fliers During track have already been run off. Opposition At Ball Park Expert class. 13 games, gets past its two

ALL.N A VY tennis finals for The Charlotte Hornets, Sally final opponents this week,

both men and women is sched- League leaders since opening Also shooting for Jax Navy 679th Air Force and VAP-62,
Memphis InvasionThe will be three Sharpshooters,
uled for Aug. 36'at NS Newport, week, will help the Jacksonville the Raiders will capture the
C. V. Hardin, Don Peters and
Jax Navy fliers; are home R.I. Women are being allowed to Braves open a seven-day home H. E. O'Neal. flag.A.

following a three-game stand at compete in All-Navy golf and stand tomorrow (Friday) at 2000at loss in one of the games

NAS Memphis which saw the tennis this year, although they the local ball park. Frank Marshe, J. D. Evanoff, and no more defeats for VW-
G. T. Scarbrough and C. E. Peters 4 will throw the into
locals have a no-hitter thrownat were dropped from basketballand Charlotte will be here through race a
them softball will participate in the Marks- two-way deadlock. Two defeats -
snap a losing streak and Monday night followed by a
lose a close verdict Selected male personnel will three-day stay by the Knoxville man class for Jax Navy withA. by Administration and
C. Johins shooting in the no more losses by VW-4 would
Al Schmidt hurled the pitch- make up the Navy squad for Smokies.

ing gem for Memphis Navy, Leech Cup competition to be Servicemen are admitted to all Masters division. hand the title to the Cane

allowing only four Jax men to held at the Army-Navy Country Braves regular season games for Local shooters are reported in Hunters.

reach base 'on walks. No Flier Club in Washington, D.C., Aug. 60 cents, upon showing ID card. fine fettle, having been sharpening -

batsman got close to a hit in the 15-19. This serves as Interservicelevel their eyes recently on the

6-0 shellacking. play for tennis. new range here The layout includes Non Pareils

Following Friday night's shut- The 1960 All-Navy Softball Love makes the world go 50 turning targets, en- Bruce Gillespie. ex-Boston U.
out Jax round but so does a good swallow abling shooters to get in a lot of
Navy snapped a losing Tourney will be determined in a sports star now holds the reinsof

skein by downing Memphis, 4-1, double elimination event in the of tobacco juice. | practice time.READY the baseball nine at Hickam

on the fine pitching of Charles San Diego area, Sept. 6-9. AFB, Hawaii Russell Cam-

Miles. EACH OF the Navy's five f' milleri of Lincoln AFB, Neb.,

Jimmy Ward paced the Fliers sports regions will conduct eli- o" "' .. Pacific Coast AAU-light-heavy-

with a double and single. Miles minations and send a 16-man J' ." weight wrestling champ 1955-56-

gave up only five Memphis hits. team each to the finals. There I < '..:, g.i i. .'.\1.. j.t >-PC""' .. 57-58, is nbw training for Rome

Last game of the stand found will be no Interservice softball Olympics.Jack .
Jax Navy dropping its fourth tourney. 'j .'.". .'J Douglas, former All-

game in the ninth inning. Until ... A'I'tff t..l
the final frame, the Fliers hada Com 12 will be host for the 1\ ,: ." /, '..!.. \ "1 sity of Southern California, is
All-Navy Golf Tournament \ ; !'J"
Sept. -: 1.1t
slight lead after having out- I.. i J now a doubtful possibility for the
26-29 on a course in the San < "
hit Memphis but a pair of; \ I '\ ;"; ;i .1'r, football team at MCRD, San
errors Francisco ':w ,r/ ,, I .'IJ. .
area, to be determinedlater. 4 t'U / 41 :; : .!
in the home half of the last Inning f .I ./ .'If.", \ '" "j {, Diego, due to Davis Cup tennis
I. /1 commitments Joel Wahlberg.
'put Memphis in front, 8-5. .' "
This will be followed by the rt ; 'f!:
of Ft. Benning, Ga., ex-Florida U.

Interservice meet at Fort Ord, : 11'I J'I':" H pigskin center, will soon assist

Baseball Players Needed Calif., Oct. 37.Meanwhile : ,, ': ,yt Hank Foldberg, coach of WichitaU.

'varsity Anybody baseball interested should in playing contact the best of the "4.i',', i' .>'. il. 7JJ ::''ffN: .2;; ;::; ;:;:> :;'; Foldberg is a former West

armed services' track and field '' l.". W\1ilt.. / : i Point grid Ail-American.
Frank McCaffery at extension ; It .1'; : :
athletes are prepping for the i ; ,i/t"if/: Quote of the Week: Amos
585 or at the Athletic Office in I' I"r17 '' ... .. '1 '"' ::
Alonzo Stagg. 97, football immoral
the Mainside Gym Building No.
A woman went to on learning that he is Yale's
purchase ;
3. Tryouts are held daily at 1530on ;
a drinking : oldest living graduate: "I shall
Mason Field. trough for her dog ; ;
and the shopkeeper asked her try to behave myself for the
j rest of my days so that dear old
Your next opportunity to enrollin if she'd like one with the inscription Yale will not suffer."

the Federal Employees Health For The Dog. ... ,..... n ,;..,".. '":. .
----"---- -
Benefits Program will not be "It really doesn't matter she FOR BANQUET The large assortment of tro- "1 thought you were told not

until October 1961 if you ,do not phies above will be given away at the Mainside Intramural to drink while in training."
enroll at this time. Contact your replied. "My husband never Sports Banquet scheduled July 11. Trophies will be given teams "What makes you think I've

supervisor if you have anyques; drinks water and the dog can't and Individuals for supremacy In golf, bowling,' basketball been drinking, coach?"
coftball. The trophies are on display for all to see at the
tions. read. Athletic Office at Mainside Gym. "I'm not the coach23 ."


Page 6 JAX AIR NEWS 23 Juno 1960


I Top Winners Foundation To RideIn

Presidential ParadeWashington

a S
(AFPS-Top) Serv- 4t t.I t.
ners will receive the George
ice winners in this year's Free-
Washington Honor MedaJ.
doms Foundation Letter Writing Officials emphasized that Armed :

Awards Program are in for some g :
I Forces members who participateIn 1\k :

real VIP (very important per- the letter writing program do \ ))

son) treatment during inauguration not have to be professional

ceremonies of the new writers. What counts will be the ,

President here Jan. 20, 1961. sincerity of thought, orginalityand 'i c'j \. '.,.
Acording to Foundation officials the idea expressed.The : ; I \

the top services winners '. .
topic for this year, appro- I
will be invited to Washingtonfor
is VoteFreedom's
priately enough, "My '
the inauguration; ride in the Privilegeand the >' '

inaugural parade; have reserved program is open to all membersof \ aIC': : *

scats at the inaugural ceremonies; the U.S. Armed Forces .. ,. .
on active ,. """ ;:, '11 ;W" il "' ':'-Ro''', :: : ---
be guests at several functions and duty. GRAY LADY GRADUATES-The latest class of Gray Lady volunteer workers at the Naval

receive their awards at special To enter the letter writing Hospital are shown following graduation ceremonies last week at the Hospital Chapel. Capt.

ceremonies.In award all individual William L. Engelman, (center) Hospital commanding officer, presided at the event and presented I
addition to the Washingtontrip program an awards to Gray Ladies with one, two and five 'years service. Immediately to Capt. Engelman'
must do is write a letter of from right is Mrs. Jesse Miller, outgoing Gray Ladies chairman with Charles Mock. past Chapter
for the the
inauguration, top 100 to 500 words on "My Votefreedom's chairman, behind Capt. Engelman. t
winners will be in line for one
Privilege" and send ito
of the cash awards and a George Freedoms Fountation at Val- Plan
Washington Honor Medal. Employee Insurance CALLING ALL
ley Forge, Pa., before midnightof
,The cash awards this year are
Nov. 1, 1960. 'OLD TIMERS'
$1,000 for first place and $500 The letter must be nonpartisan. -
for second place. In addition Popular ProgramEnrollment The Service Informationoffice
Officials stressed that
there will be fifty $100 awards at NAS Jax is seeking to
letter "for" or "against" any in the Federal contact civilian employees and
plus fifty $50 awards. All'ssified'
by Government-wide plans. Some
candidate or party will not be
Health Benefits Program pro- servicemen who were here
considered for an award. and brief review of nongovernment-wide plans have
gressing a when the Station was com-
Letter writers must sign their similar restrictions on double
applications received indicates a missioned in October 1940.
full name, grade or rating, and : coverage; others do not.
great majority of employees are Also needed are photographsof
include serial number, branch of Q. What is a "Member ofFamily"
,' availing themselves of coverage personnel and activities
FOR SALE service, unit address and home under the program. ? taken in 1940. Information and
A. A member of familymeans
I Cedar Hilli-3 bdrm, '1 H bath, mo Employees who have not yet photographs are to be usedin
pmti '$73, VA loan, 4&3/4%, $500. Call Freedoms Foundation is an submitted their registration form an employee's spouse and the 20th Anniversary His-
SP 13014. unmarried child: (1)) Under
independent, non-profit organization any
are reminded that to be effective torical and Pictorial Reviewnow
3 yr old home-2 bdrm, Ig kit and ; affiliated with no sectarian the age of 19 years (includingA
built-in elec stove, icrn brwy, gar, outside 'on the first pay period after being published.All .
( ) An adopted child, and (B)
2-itall shwr. Older home-4 rm and religious group or political party June 30, they must register on or "old timers", and those
bath, elec or gas cook. $14,500. Purchaser A stepchild or recognized natural
before, that date. owning old photos, are askedto
child who lives with the
arrange financing. Call SP 11142. em-
Ortega Hill.-3 bdrm, 2 bath, no traf, There have been many ques- ployee in a regular parent-child contact the Service Informa-:
5 mln from NAS, Immed ocpy If dettred. tions presented regarding cover- tion Office, NAS, extension 272.
EV 4-3324, Lt. H. R. Kirby, VP-5, ext.I j. : dal age under the program some of relationship), or ((2) Regardlessof
8334. age who is incapable of self-

House-2 bdrm, bath, Ig den, Ig kit, them, together with answers, are support because of mental or Opportunity to provide health

new paint, conv to NAS, ihp cen and included below. physical incapacity that existed benefit coverage for you and your
but itop, mo pymt $67.50. Open for In. tifnMR } Q. What, specifically, is
tpect at 4676 Blount Ave. EV 94406. 7 o "Double Coverage"? prior' to his reaching the age of family whenever you retire is

Cedar Hills Estafes-GI 4}%, 3 bdrm, 19 years. 'I available now. This is your first
2 bath, Fla. fen hdwd : A. Double coverage exists I
rm yd fin. SP. Q. In Question Two what : chance and will assure continuance -
1.3205 or EV 9-7711, ext-268. only when a person is covered by
does: the clause "Who lives with after retirement if elect
3 bdrm home- 2 bath, lep din rm, kit another plan by reason of lawor you
and brk nook, Fla. rm, wired for dry, It vend Example of dou- the employee in a regular par- now. Otherwise, you will not be
2 air cond. Make offer for equity employment. ent-child relationship" modify?
SP 14009. ble coverage by law is Armed able to keep it upon retirementuntil
A. The clause refers only toa
Green Cove Sprlngi-lg furn home, 2 Forces Medicare or State Health natural after you have been a mem-
bath, 2 kit, 4 bdrm, fen bk yd. Also comp stepchild or recognized
lep furn apt, excellent cond, good term, Insurance Program. Double coverage child. ber in the plan five full years.
ppt to inspect, $9,500. Green Cove o yam fo by employment exists only

Springs 3937 } ky I when an employer, governmentor I

Equity In 3 bdrm CB home-al| Fla. rm, F{ private, makes a financial contribution
tile kit & bath, fen yd, $425. Call SP. Y.
1-0483, f. J. Richards. Yr { d .k9 a payroll deduction, ora

FOR RENT substanital contribution of

Murray Hill-Front bdrm In prlv home, services or supplies to the em-
near but. Call EV 86634.
ployee's coverage.
House trailer-30', teas rent, priv, halfway
between NAS and Cecil Field. SP. Double coverage does not nec-
NERVE OF STEEL That'swhat's
1.1360 or call at 5829 Morse Ave. essarily mean that no benefits
Newly conjtr furn home-3 bdrm, kit needed to stay steady
will be paid by Governmentwide -
in the of blonde
equip, carport, 15 min from b.... Call company
CO 4.8002, chief Capone or W. B. Gant. scene-stealer Karen Steele.The Plans, but that they will be .

Furn Apt-4 rm, crn por, upstairs, prlv freckled femme plays a hood.lum's limited to the extent explainedin !

Carney.ent, diet furn, $55. Call EV 8-6768, Mrs. Fall of wife Legs in Diamond."The Rise" and brochures. Also double cover- 'f'

'Couple only-3 rm furn apt, prlv ent, age does not affect an employee's

i ,$50 per mo. EV 9-8357, Mn. A. M. MDBS Payments eligibility to enroll.

Laasch. Individual policies held by em-
Masonry home In Doctors Inlet-unfurn, Due New,
$60 ; Policy ployees in addition to their
per mo. EV 9-8357, Wesley Laasch.
THIS 'N' THAT Kills Cash government coverage are not

Ride wanted-0800 to 1630, from 5805 Paying considered double coverage and .
Norde Dr. E. to Jax Admin bldg. John Mutual Death Benefit Society will-not affect payment of benefit

Hoy, SP 1.2462 or NAS ext-522. members are reminded that today -

Duty swap deslred-ADl or AD2 In Jax is the last day to make Raise
area, duty In Pensacola area, commence Pay
ing normal I tour shore duty July 6 at payment on Assessment Nos. 135 (Continued from Page 1)) k ,

NAAS Whiting Field. EV 9-1700, Ken- and 136. stration have repeatedly said that f__

nedy, AD2. A change in policy makes it President Eisenhower would veto
Riders Wanted-Between .
Murray Hill & : :
necessary that all payments are raise for Federal workers -
NAS Jax, hours 08001630. Ext-437 or EV. any pay
9-8176 after 1700, Miss Caldwell. made by check or money order at this time. The Presidenthas

only; cash cannot be accepted.The .
said that such a raise would {..
CPO Wives Club Plans Board of Directors of the be unwarranted until a compre-

Mutual Death Benefit Society recommended hensive Federal pay policy is
Coffee For NewcomersThe
this no cash pro- adopted for the government serv-
CPO Wives Club is plan- cedure after an unoffical poll of

ning a coffee in honor of the the membership showed the ma- ice.Classified employees last received 4,

wives of husbands making chief jority did not object to this a pay hike in July 1958 ,.".." ", ,..:_,>';,. .' mss'"X" : ..

this year. policy,. when they were granted a 10 MARKS THE SPOT The recent string of consecu*

The coffee will be held at 1000 Checks should be made pay- percent pay boost. In Decemberof five days without a lost-time accident aboard the Station was

Wednesday, June 29 in the Main- able to Employees Mutual Death last year some 3500 ungraded, broken at 141 days earlier this month when a Supply Depart-

side Lounge, Building 955. All Benefit Society. Your canceled or blue collar, workers at activities ment employee slipped on the stain shown above at the spot
marked "X. The LTA mark was the greatest record ever sustained -
Chiefs wives are urged to at check or money order stub will t at NAS Jax received, a pay by HAS Jax and officials are hoping the record will be

tend. serve as proof of payment. increase average of 20 percent. extended in the future.Freedoms .