Jax air news

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Jax air news
Place of Publication:
United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date:
May 1, 1947


Subjects / Keywords:
Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
30.235833 x -81.680556


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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note:
Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).

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University of Florida
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I- : ISSUANCE OF NEW STATION AUTO -' (-' ?- .- 'rx1'0l :""" .vr


New station auto tags for 1947-
4.$ have been received and will be with a propeller within a shield II ,
just as on this year's.Captains -
ready: for issue today it was announced -
.. this week by the Yard Office. and commanders may I
procure their tags today and to- I I .
have the color combin- morrow. AH other officers can ob- ,"
ations only been altered this year, but tain their tags next 16 week. The has '! 5_-No. 5 = USNAS AND NATTC, JACKSONVILLE_ FLORIDA_ ____1_May, 19IT t
the Identifying device as well. Of- period from 12 May
been set aside for CPO's and other :
ground ficers' tags with white have letters a green and back-bear enlisted personnel, while civilian BuAer Schedule
be- !.A&RTops
an eagle superimposed on crosses employees will get tags
anchors: enlisted tags will have tween 19 and 30 May. Stragglerswho
black letters cream-colored failed to procure their tag
on a
background and carry a shield de- during the regular periods will MonthsFor
until the first two I For Two Straight
Vice; chief's tags will be the same have to wait 'I
a's other enlisted tags but will have weeks in June for another opportunity I __
the letter "C" before the numerals to apply for the new plates. .
Applicants for new tags must the first time in the history ----- ------ ---- ;
75 overhauls set f
: and civilian tags will bear or- March quota of
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letters black bring with them proof of owner of the NAS Jacksonville Assemblyand RID's were turned out by the local NAS Jax BuAer:
ange on a background I for by
i ship such as a title or state registration Repair Department, the Bureau activity-released for another pe- The March figures alone wera
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certificate, containing the of Aeronautics aircraft over- riod of service life with Navy op-
OUTDOOR POOL i state tag number make model I haul schedule has been exceededfor erating units. The record of this something point to with which pride the ,depaitmentcould as: it was

year engine number and color two consecutive months, it was accomplishment is displayed on the since 1916,
'I the first time April
board in the As-
REGULATIONS of the car. announced yesterday by CaptainJ. large production that the BuAer schedule had been
I No charge is being made for the E. Dodson, AJLR Officer. sembly and Repair Building. Study exceeded.The .
i new tags which must be attachedto I During the month of March 39 of the board reveals that! the 80- met or
ANNOUNCEDStation the car by 1 July. Corsairs,. S3 Helldivers. and three plane total exceeded by five the question uppermost in the
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Order No. 35-47.; issued 1 CRlli"l' OVZIU ThULSSCHEDVL'ED: '' vs ACTUAL 'beginning of April was: "Can we .
Slast week outlined a number of : maintain the pace again this month
governing swimmingin I 100 100 and in ths future to meet coming
all NAS swimming pools. Since I I schedules?" The end of the month

the weather will continue to get : I I r I I I I -.J alone would ptovide the answer- r

warmer, and more and more per. and all hands turned impatiently r
sonnel will be using the outdoor - back to their tasks with grim de- .;

pools, the JAX AIR NEWS is listing ]j I 1946 1947 termination and renewed vigor. It
below .
th regulations\ contained was going to be done!
in the order so that: all hands
80 From top to bottom, everyone
w'1! bj familiar v.-lth thm eo '
: ;'
X pitched into the battle.: Excite-
Swimming or bathing in th? -------1.
ment ran high, but there was a
waters. of the St. Johns River, ads A&R--a feeling
new feeling in
ant to the station or in the _, _
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that impossible
nothing was
station lake."I Casa: L I I'I'I
I prohib't3 'I I
2. The use;; of the swimming .1 I ...... .I I [ ;, ----( \ The final objective.l score And for April it was was done SI!

p-o' on/ ti'ea'.ion i.i restrictedt : 60 eu. .n SCHE UL ? -- --- 60 planes completed against BuAer'a

.) specific groups as follows: I I IfJ. -1--I-1-I-"t" 2", I -I- I schedule of 60!
< .) The Commiss "1 Ofucors' r"
To celebrate this accomplishment -
l\r.3: Pool '3 for use of members
tot a
<>: the Carom; :."3vaned: or"' rll' -"I--lil-r\\ i j 7ii -I--l-- gigantic, plans department> ;are underway picnic to beheld

Mss, th?:r ';-iilics., and i IK ... I I I sometime this month.

_? _' I ib) lhe NAS Kn'.istcd: HeYa I I s According to A&R officials
r;)o'9 ('To-}. 1 and :2::, rcr.r of !d:: 4 40 factors contributed to the

!':;i. 3> aio for the. .. lIpn of .enlisted. many establishment of this new record--
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m n o? tJi:? i.'n. > i f' in the utilization of idaaa presented
a-ul their:
: gins s .. 1- through the Beneficial Suggestion
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c> Th.ea. pool iNo.; a. rear t / Program tho Institution of certain
of Did;?. 7J3J i.' fr of Qc ',* not /1 i \-I-r--I .j I "J- L revised procedures involving or-
m 'mb l's c: fw C3nuMtr3'on">d I ,_ ganizational refinements and processing E

Ofacj-3 ?ss. Student: t-cricjrj. 20 ,'- -- -, ----- --p'-. -',-- ACTU"\L PRODUCTION ,L 20 routines, and the revamping -
<-:-i,if P::ty Of.'.c rs,. WAVESthir of the assembly line. Still others -

i families: and ;U-sis. I l/I I I I I I I I have l been the marked improvement ,
(fdl The poo:s in the NATTCar.a in morale among employees "\
..' are for the use of students' I the development of a clo /,
a 11 enlisted; personnel 1 of NATTC r ---"i-I-j-I-I-' ser-knit organization with full cooperation }y
in accord nce; N uls.ns; : established among the divisions,

by: the Commanding I oL--,_! 1 a and the supervisorworkerlevels. ) *
ticsr. NA1TC.te '
I( The indoor pool ia \' : addition to exceeding the Bu I.shops I.

t to all hands in accordance: Aer schedule, concurrently the _
.\. cur'?nt regulation i I /W department continued to do an out- t
r I :;. The ofilcer-in-charge of swim- I, standing job of meeting or exceed-
rr.jag 13 responsible for the .pre;>- j I THe Gli \ir Ur. riGC in the number of overhauls completed each monv by NAS Jacksonville'sthat ing Bureau 'schedules for aircraft .
ration and' enforcement of sp"-1 J Assembly aid' Repair Department ii shownhas graphically; nboIt points: out too actual production modifications and, for engine overhaul -
clflc regulations for the use of'' exceeded: the schedule set by the Bureau of Aeronautics for two consecutive month *. While quantity increased,
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tb2 pools. _-_ *. I i -..&.... -- '- performance record. indicate that <
4. The foliowingspecific nrgu- I :Topple "Two Mora! there was simultaneous. ., DECREASE
f lations shall -obaerved'.t! ? all LAST CALL ISSUED in the mart-hours required I
persons using the pools: for the job.
(a) No person having any form Fliers'Stretch Winning A&R has no Intention of resting";
of skin disease running ears, sole ''" ton
its laurels, it was emphal7.ctt ''
eyes, venereal disease, or wearing; (Continued on Page:

enter adhesive a pool tape at or bandages time. shall Streak To Nil eInARow I 2)i I
: the 20 March edition of the
(b) The uniform for all pools is By Doug (rocket[ S2 I Ladies AuxiliaryOf
swimming trunks or bathing suits The newest star to flash across the baseball horizon ats JAX AIR NEWS all hands were I Fleet Reserve
(c) Prior to entering the pool, invited by the Jacksonville Journalto **
NAS Jax in the past week waa Johnny Sheffield who hurled
each bather shall take a shower, participate in its spelling bee. Meets On 5 MayThe
brilliant four-hit stint ist Florida Southern last'Fri if
using soap, in showers designatedfor aga The idea was for each activity hereto
that purpose. day and then turned in a S1I >ctacular relief job against theo form( a team to represent it, and Ladies Auxiliary of the
I id) Each bather shall soak both Green Cove Bullets Tuesday t aid the Fliers in their nine- to narrow the field down by competition Fleet Reserve Association' will
feet in the antiseptic solution pro- I victory streak. until the champion spellerof meet on 5 May at 2000 In the community

(Continued on Page 3) game The Fliers the Florida the station was determined.The building of the Cumberland -
Road Housing Project High-
_ IT'S NOT AN OIL DERRICK I Southern Moccasins, 7-1, at Lake response was even worse I light of the evening will be the
land and finished off the week'swork than we expected. However, quitea
Initiation of new members. Plans
J at Green Cove Springs by number of individuals expressed I r
C % for the picnic will also be made.
copping their ninth consecutive interest in the contest if they :
Those desiring additional information
victory, 54. could enter a run-off without hav- -
on the meeting may call!
The NAS-Green Cove Springs (Continued on Page 2) I Mrs. St. Laurant at ext. 8234.Navy ..
tilt thriller I
was for
a the full -
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ti nine innings, as the Bullets chop-
aA 'ped down the big Flier lead run by Department Turns Out'

run, only to run Into the relief f1

slants of Sheffield. The local south- To Welcome Pres. Pieman:
F paw, pitching with a bad leg gave
h up only one hit in his four-inning The .
Editor's Note: following ar- ------ ------
'av'J appearance. ticle was? especially written from i I capital's National Airport. An estimated -
Hank Lacotta who started the Washington for the Jax Air News 300.000 Washingtonianslined
game for the locals ran into trou by Kenneth Barnsdale othe the path of the motorcade
ble in the tlrst Inning when the first Press Section of the Navy's Office accompanying the two chief executives ,
two Green Cove batters reached of Public Information. "Barney," of the neighboring countries .

i second and third. At this point, La- a fellow newspaperman from Char- .
cotta settled down and fanned the lotte, N. C., entered the Navy the As President Aleman swung
next three hitters. He kept on same time as the editor of the Air past the Navy Department Bi ild- y
rolling in the second and whiffedthe News, went through boot camp ing the Naval Bind greeted his
Bullets, one-two-three. with him, then went on to NAS party; naval personnel from officers -
Behind this type of pitching, the Miami' for Public Relations duty. of flag rank on down throughthe
(Continued on Page %) He was< editor of The Skywriterthere ranks and rates saluted the '

1 for some time until that fine visiting dignitary; and the thou-
F service paper ceased publicationwhen sands of civilian men, women, and
\VeeklyBa.seball the station was deactivated school children waved Mexicanand

Schedule American flags.
By KENNETH BARNSDALE The welcome extended the Mex-
Today Special to Jax Air News ican chief executive had seldom
Green Cove WASHINGTON D. C., 29 been equalled in the history of tho
Spring' -
.1. .' April-Hundreds of naval officers, community of the Potomac. Only I
Saturday enlisted personnel, and civilian employees for the inauguration of a President 1
Florida .Southern-MAHOJI Field. lined Constitution Avenuein of her own vintage does the. 1

\. -- (Double-header atari, at 1300) front of the Navy Department nation's capital put on. Much a I
Sunday Building Tuesday afternoon to show.
PERSONNEL WATCHED BREATHLESSLY last week as Public Italf ord 1'rlAOit Awajr. welcome President Miguel, Aleman Sparkling foreuaica in .the native -
Works painters climbed all over the water towers at Water Tuesday of Mextco to the nation's capital. tongue of President Aleman ,a
Plant No. 1 like steeplejacks to dress up the tall structure with a Cool Field-Mawm Field Arriving in Washington at.1600! highlighted( the reception in front '
atoning silver coat. (There weren't many spectators offering to swap (Starts at'1600)) the visiting president was met Vy ,, of the Washington District Build. .
jobs with the painters.) President Harry Truman! at tb. ''I in: in the heart of the city.

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