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VOL. 7-No. 31 3 November 1949

Headquarters; ; oT the-;;-Commander Fleet Air Jacksonville and Commander Naval Air Bases SithN v l District

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Footlight Action : .:. ':II---T-: ., S : On Stage

Broadway Las nothing: over "You little savage! You're

the :NAS( production of the driving me balmy". Whippy,

stirring three-act stage show otherwise known as l.t. Raymond .
"Kongo" which is in the midstof
Lygo, screams at Lit
rehearsals in preparation for '
the opening: night! presentationNov. \I Mini, a native girl played bf

17. The cameraman has Wilda Rae Farber, top pictureon

caught some of the cast in Just the right Whippy comes <>lf
few of the eventful
a many
the loser in this intimate accrue
scenes to be seen in the play S > yo
"Dead legs"- Flint, an ivory and
britches sir"
"Your announ.sWhilJPY
London cockney, play rubber trader portrayed bjr

ed by l.t. Raymond I.ygo: first ('apt Ward, lashes out in bottom -

photo top left, to his boss "dead photo with all the fury his

legs"! Flint, ]played by Capt. + embittered .
paralytic body ] Frank T. Ward If you found a
as he cracks the "bull
poisionous snake in your pocket
your morale might break whip" at his rival, equally

too, as expressed in flue top ,..-1 Y harsh Kregg/ otherwise knownas

middle photo by Kregg, an ivory Comdr. Dave Ilendetvui,
and rubber trader in the Scene of the play is the teeming -

Helgian Congo, as portrayed by African jungles of the Belgian -
Capt.; Dave Henderson. AwY dv Congo.

NAS Chiefs Start Play Tickets Three-Act Play Shaping Up

Now On Sale
Christmas Project

in order to be assured: of a As First Class ProductionGood

With $150 Pledge seat for the five-day stage

presentation of "Kongo", personnel ; talent will "out", so the saying goes and there scorns to he no exception to that

flans have been laid and committees are urged to obtain I'' axiom here as latent talents of :Navy: personnel have burst forth at rehearsals of the :;\-

have been selected for the their tickets now.Reservations I iact hard-hitting dramatic stage production "1{ong'o" which will he presented; in a five-day
for tickets
new special I project sponsored| by can run beginning Nov. 17.
be procured 1011any' ticket .. -
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the Chief Petty Officers' Club committee member or by call- The cast, selected several weeks do their acting amidst a background once held the title of "Miss Okla
which has already pledged $150 to ing Chief Paul Moon at 557. ago for the welfare benefit performance '. of the Belgian Congo. homa" and could probably take it
the drive to purchase a televisionset has reached the pointof Captain Frank White, Chief of again should she choose to do, so.
for each of the nine homes for Present plans call for a Civil- I settling down to real work, Staff Fleet. Air Jacksonville, ex- Other typical j jungle characteis.
ian Night, special: night set with lines learned and stage positions : hibits a good command over the both native and white, are playedby
Underprivileged ('hildl'en.It aside for all civilian employeesof I more or less under control difficult role of "dead legs Flint, Dr. J. R. Weaver; Dr. L. 11.
Held In conjunction with the an- the base, Nov. 20. Directed by Mrs Isobel White, an embittered paralyticwith' a1 1 Rofenberser; A. W. Ferro YN.t; ,
ual Christmas party which yearly The ducats are priced at who also directed the same playat prowess for wedding an authori- CPO H. L. .Barr, and Mrs.' F.
tative "bull whip" from the con- 'B. Gingrich.The
entertains Navy children and $2.10, $1 50, $1.20, 75 -enls and Pensacola Naval Air Station
fines of his wheelchair The plotof setting, revealed as a traders -
several with reputed
50 years ago
cents with all but the 50
children from the homes for the the hi
jungle <
the exciting, unquestionably post deep in
cent tickets reserved success, the local cast is shapingup
underprivileged: the fund raising into convincing characters who brutal drama is based: on the hatred been constructed according to! the
between Flint and Kregg, his direction of Capt Rowland Whit
drive is ----
for the
project expectedto
TENSE: SCF.NKDon't : .KNO tl0r C rival in the ivory and rubber trading (ret. ) and will be painted by
get into full swing Nov. 15. business, played with equal Lcdr. A. J. Beaudoin, an artist
Chief Alfred G Haas has been get excited: force by Comdr'Da ve Hendeison.' and at present officer-m-chiiti
nanfrd, hairman of the Cl'O project this Is just a !scene, Against this background of hate or NATTU An active backdrop i (
assisted: by Chiefs' K. H. I(ea- a tense one at that, mugo p..?} runs the tropic romance of the featuring a design the of work jung or"I ,
len J, J. Walsh and Carl I... Morris. I I from the stage play"Kongo" fugitive British I i surgeon Dr. growth represents whose artistic skill
Mrs. Gingrich
1 I Ktngsland, ably played by Capt.
Captain Charles A Dittmar, Minus i
/ already has drawn much praise:
senior Chaplain has been named Lewis R Daze, USMC and Annie, .
their stage cos a disease-wracked girl whose confused All hands cooperating in !
treasurer.' Additional' committee the cast' ,
tunics and make-up creates a vital the play including
members will h.'t'cIIted from' ;i
| and committee
tte" chairman -
'' influence the outcome of the )1111111
various 'a Congo( native
the departments ( members, and the directors >f
The of Annie done
'I played by U. (jg) plot. pact is Mn' Whit, ,
Collectors' selected are' O E with a stimulating professionaltouch the play, Capt. and s *
George, Hal J. Leichner, Pete M. :>I H1: Roach, left, by Miss Grace Miles, oC' are contributing their time tnt
Evans, Harry Chilton, Ralph Sanders and native Zoom x "" ,* J. W Bureah, C. L, Quarrier I,! bie played by Cdr. Jungle Setting"Whippy : ,'05$. _
C E Landers, all of Overhaul andnt'poll' L. II. Kodenbarger, sp4 ," affably played by I x -
; Mary Mitchell, WAVES ?.5 ND f Lt. Raymond Lv British flyer j I Industrial RelationsHas
W (' Neal Operations. ; K L. Birr. right, attempt to now training at Cecil !Field, whose |i
Overhaul and Kepiur personnel l ; J. twist, with a bit of authentic Cockney accent provides New LocationIndustrial
.-' '(oonl', Air Group 8 and VK-SI/ ; wire, the tongue of a welcome thread of humor
J K Weeks, Marine Air liee :I,,1.1'1Ii.; ..., a native brightening the otherwise tautly Relations Dep. rt-
'"/' Clarence Dozier. colored p r'I'''I'''I' girl, played by Wilds woven plot. In the thick of things merit, formerly located in bUll,!.
'." ..iel and 801 Club; Calvin GDI tae: .'arb..", who also I is Li'l Mint, :a half breed girl uiif 4.i: (), a now operating from
O Jfr R military divisions, find John U accused" of lying, '# u with doubtful moral scruples, its new headquarters locatel in
Cram, KASron Site. I I 1 I played by Wilda Kay Firlwr who building 907) ,

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 3 November 1949


I Figures Show Drop In Military Strength I 1, .r ,, ;1 ".

( Ily Armed Forces Press t'nl't'I ) volume will be published late in December. After !

Defense Department figures compiledas that, publication will be suspended pending availability .- .' 1.o.-r.; .

of September 30, show a combined of further funds.* -

strength of 1,592,700, a drop of 15,400 ., .\
President Truman recently signed legislation I... \
from the combined 1918 figures which which gives the Air Force representation' on the 'iJIw.i '.. ... .

showed 1,608,100.The Military Liaison Committee to the Atomic: Ener- {(
Army has issued Special Orders assigning gy Commission. The Air Force has not been represented I
its warrant officers to the four pay grades before because It was! not a separate' Department # ;;

provided in the Career Compensation Act, W-l, at the time the Committee was created. i

W23 and W-4 The Air Force will convenea .

board to distribute its warrant officers among The Air Forehas started preliminary workon

the four pay brackets. The statutory grade of plans for an officers' Career Guidance program I
CWO will apply to AF pay groups W-4 and W-3, to supplement the Airmen's program already -

with the junior grade applying to the other di- well under way. ,
visions. No new Army variant officer appointments .x,

are expected before the end of 1950. Chairman Carl YluMin (Ga.), of the House II

though temporary appointments may be madein Armed Services Committee, was so Impressed
the interim When most of the Army career with a recent magazine article. "This Way Lies I ,
fields are in operation, a new warrant officer Peace," written by Gen. Omar N. Bradley. Joint 1
initiation program Is contemplated.' Chiefs of Staff Chairman that he recommendedits

a study to members of his committee and the

The navy has started its 1950 Limited Duty press.
Officer Program for election of candidates for .

rtgular Ensign commissions' in specialized fields. A total of 160 of the 1,457: Regular Army

respective' candidates must notify their commanding Medical officers on duty were certified as specialists -
officers of intention to compete, in various blanches of medicine and sur-

writing, prior to December 1. 1949. Examinations gery by American Specialty Boards recently. In

are scheduled for February 15, 1950. addition, 10 Reserve officers on active duty were a

certified. Maj. Gen. Malcolm C. Grow, Air

Volume I of the projected 15-volume edition Force Surgeon General haa COUPLE OF LONG HIT-
of accounts of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials of six prominent specialists In
Chief Eugene Turner
hall Wen published by the Army. and the second sultants to the Air Force
boat facility dock jets his

I I Traffic retirement papers from

Classified Eligible Personnel Bryant, PNI, of the Sep-

Against activity, as he checks
Qualified To Enter
of the Navy after 21 years

Bulletin Explosives School aboard Charges the of ice. Lcdr Charles Bolka,

against 11 Maintenance Officer of
Vacancies exist for qualified past week. I II Nine at Cecil Field 1
CALL EXT. 8230 FOR ADS personnel at the Explosive Ord- I (
I Ticketed bade farewell to his ship
nance Disposal School at Indian
FOR SALE Md. NAS Personnel Office Ralph P. ; after an illustrious 30-
:2 Apt. 1I"h..r. $15. HeltfennMn., Bid,. Montgomery ; I
N>OV> Kxt 735. has revealed. Sweet, TD2; career.
:21 fool SthulU Mount Ti all.r. JVXi I This functional school locatedat G. i
Contact T. A. Goodwin !Shop 6003 at George --
OlleR. Pho. :.V23.U.Ji : the Naval Powder Factory, In- Claude L. i
,).. 24 Inch BU')vie.: *10. 1190 Cumberland dian Head, Maryland, has at its ,I! Illegal More Local Men Retire
Rd. Pho. 8-4 Wt! Know 1I.n. disposal some 150,000 feet
'37 Sedan Bid 622. Ext made against
Plymoul /* '
M25. 214.1: Wooddile St. Pho. 9-W&: 'of school space. The course is of Paul Theis,
John Roche six months duration and extends while Melvin I Long Navy Hitches .
Table top gas rcnge. :.It M2: CherokeeClMle. from the basics of physics to the
picked up
H J. Hndt
'WI Frazier $1100. Pho. 8-M.W.; Ix'dr. general theme in the Guided Missile I I seems to be a month fen --- -- --
R. A, Claik.firricrm program of the Defense De- equipment-! bon voyage, with two more I I Francisco to Honolulu on Jan. 10( .
blur uniform. M8 'eg ular. l.t partment. training in the I Navy one from NAS 1031, when six Consolidated Flying
tie) Wooden. Ext 8.101 Bid 160.: I
Apt. H, | Enlisted candidates for this tion recovery I another from Cecil Field, re Boats flew the 2,408 miles in lor-
'c.lablt' t\prwiller and Baby i-Hrilogr school must have at least two mines, bombs from the Navy after long mation. The squadron covered the
Ext. 526;. of obligated service in charges, bomb I of i course In 24 hours and exceeded
:3 holl wood double btd C. F. Malthlai years duty.
> or-I the former world record for sucha
3615!' 1 iB l>wf.v PIli k. der to be qualified for this i explosive I from the service! with-
:3 full i.l/e crib and mattress $8,(iO. 1 or execute agreements to extend. domestic week Lcdr. flight. In 1935 Comdr. BolkaWM
diaper pall SI.(K). R J. PHttnl Ext A normal class consists of 100- also a ; Day"A, past selected as a member of a
242. Pi for to 1WO: :M.(6: (Bl 1 Ta> for with S Bolka, Maintenance Of crew to test the experimental model -
St.. Dewfj Paik.luiiilty 150 selected men from all branches junction of FASron Nine of Cecil I
; In CE Flat I Pint IlC>nt'I'. :34.:* of the armed services receiving sive ordnance.who who leaves the after of the Catalina Flying Boat. As
Taj lor !St Dewe> Park. chief engineer he participated In
1 new 111'''. Super| cushion 710x15. 1411B and Eugene Turner, the record distance flight of 3.443 f

Ftie-pluve< ) Child net St ((7)NS) pieces Smith $:l:5. Can Station Lad Is "King For I of the of 21 Boat Facility service Dock. miles from the Panama Canal to

Pho. M048 41l2! : Tlrnuquina Rd. years San Francisco. He won his commission -
1 blue unlfotm (Cf'O) size 42 peter to civilian life after in 1941.
worn. Contact Mungrum Sr. BCXJKxt. As Result Of 200 Word service with the Navy,
511. : I i Chief Turner's 21-year career has
fihdlo. <1'1) lube Admiral Automatic he participated in three 'also been one of varied experience 1948 deluxe table model. "King For A Day", and all the ; : record breaking flights and
and interest him all the
'75 Ext !8288! 1.T35 (At Randolph I assorted prizes and awards that dl8C 'E' 11 commendations, la inevita carrying I
to China.
NAS. CllderIt way
go with the honor, has befallen\ an I contest from of nostalgic memories tor
In Fair-
extra 'feces* of flat sitter
fBx-Steillnir. Bv Ooiham Call 1 Mis: I, NAg sailor, Bill Moredock, YN3, of ry in the Jax Bolka. After enlisting in Chattanooga
St, ten Bt 2-'WlO! after 18(0. the Educational Office who collected Born and i in Indianapolis of Austrian Tenn.' in Sept. 1928, Chief Turner I
\\\p\ ) there home with couple or Lady nightat aels, Pa., got his first assignment aboardthe
his who
booty Wednesday returned with him to
".IM', Kitchen. Conv to NAS. I'ho.
in June
I Navy I U.S.S. Langley after his basic
2-:11<<*-. Mrs Dot man. the Salvation Army-USO Servlcemen's I native country where he re-
Kill RtXT; Club in Jacksonville. sides in I his early education, Comdr. at Great Lakes. Later he movedto
4 rm upHtatr fur nlllhtd apt US ptrmcnlh. It was the i later returned to the Unit- NAS Pensacola where he served
5418 lOJrd St Ph 28578.ummt'.a. I Those who complacently ignoredthe
under Rear Adm. John H. Casually
ture in the
"King For A Day" contest, to rise from a 13-year-
7m/ '<>r..lde, unfuin. garage: / .pt. Near I sponsored' jointly by the USO and hesitant in : boy in a brick yard to (then Lcdr.), present Com
HAS touto Pho. 2-.VC18: Potts or 8- the Jacksonville Junior Chamberof ''or poem as it engineer of the experimen mander, Fleet Air Jacksonville.
2KI5 Turner $60 per mo.
5 rm' apt. furn p\t both and enlrani-e Commerce.., can now lick their learned what I of the now famous Cata- I I I In lf>:,13 he went off to China
Tinmen furnished $65 per month. ; chops over this partial list of prizes winner. "It Flying Boat and flight crew aboard the US.S. Canopus with n
5221 w. Connett cruise that of the first aerial submarine squadron. Turner spent
3 loom for couple Use' of rent of hounewith : that Yeoman Moredotk has acquired mass
another oouple Pho 2-7M1: : : An all-day luxury cruise And then after from the U. S. to Hawaii. three years in China, which as he
MuiiMt Hill. 9.:<8 Jasmine Place Mrs. aboard a yacht owned by one ofJacksonville's contest' the service in 1919 the now reveals turned out to be the

S HinnHfdtd ICl'mlPt.. JVi per mo 2783 SelnmRlxHKldf most prominent citizens or idea of FASron Nine officer made', most interesting tour of his entire
( ) i I'ho. 2.:"0100. ReaeS ''. ; a retread job on the tires of Call it strides during his career As hitch.
or im apt Garage. Adults J">0 per the captain of the ]lead plane '
I.4 : left his car; a set of tailor-made blues; you may The native Georgian, who was
Rooxexelt td Collln turn
to New: York A2nd house hum a week-end' at one of Jacksonville'sbest ture is that participated in the first born in Chickamauga, served
Base.Y'eslrable. hotels; an assortment' of spotty '. 'King For A non-stop flight from San aboard more vessels than some
rm Single or double in civilian{ clothes; an expensive' people ever see. While aboard the I
r>vt home Near I"A81'111"! ; / apt. Turn i
bedroom Kitchenette Both Mrs. pen and pencil set; a neat Ronson battleship U.S.S.'omlng he
Aunts II. Venn 1260 Belvedeie Pho. cigaiette' lighter; a series of tickets trained reserves and midshipmen; p
2-3416 after TKW of admission to various thea- and made the last midshipmen >.'
? Unfurnished. 627 EdisonAre.
loom, Pho.apt 4-3240: Mm K F. Hen IngLfttpe ., tres and recreational activities; cruise before the war in 1939. ,,
: comfortable loom p\I Tamil a canteen card which entitles the When the war broke out Turner ,
For Gentleman: Mm Louis Ciorker winner to free meals at the USO a joined the Air Operational .
4341 I\lngton. Pho. 2.31-16 for certain length of time: ten ing Command with '
Tmller rkln $12 nin Rhenlew'
p .
Fish: Camp. 12 unties 1 south of Base; double-meal tickets at the city's at NAS operating TraJnt .,. .
highway 17, Call Gieen Cote Pho finest restaurants, plus several coast) ferrying crash boats. J.
4621. which turned at ..iMqd
1IKI.P: more up 'h/'
WantedAnv: make portable typewriter.' the last moment. All of these :
Good condition J. (;. Hearse i FAS- prizes were awarded by merchants'of Jax Air News : !
RON 6 F.xt. 217. .
Available baby filler Carol D .b..on. Jacksonville. Editorial OfflcM
1211 l IB Hancock NAS Ext' R34.V: And all this for just 200 words South Wing Lower Deck II'
Wanted : Ride from ilclnlly of Pout A and in poetic verse at that. '
Hamilton to O A R. Hours 0700 to153f BIII<<. 930
>, Pho 2-5427 Lucky 107 I Telephone Extension-41184iBdr y
Wanted Ride from \lclnlly of Hen- The Idea of the contest, open to I '
NAS. Bouts w H. Planer, EdIUr
servicemen, was to write
073416(41': I 'nnle' Goigfnsen.: Kxt.
483. words or less what you would do Staff Members ('h.' pMirkiBf, 511irglal. t
Wanted: At once Batty cults, CallNutwiy. 'It ever you were "King For A 1I..n. PA| I)o... ( NSent
F.xt.wa. I Day". The contest closed last

Saik: What--x--would you do If week, with Moiedock's entry ad I weekly the JAX at the AIR U.NEWS S. Naval U published Air St*. ,' i,I i I,i II,, t tI
J kissed you ?" i judged the best of all\ those en- Uon, J ck onvllU, Florida, and pilnud II
"I'd call my brother." commercially I I with non-appropi let dI
"How old is he ?" I Arriving' at the final decision ; I I lad fund at no expense with to SecNav the government Circular t tIn

Oft): "Two." 'was! a group of special judges, but Utter t'orngllanc. 12 December IMS.Coplei I
finding the winner was something I are distributed I free of chin;
The bride noticed that her : unique in contests. So as to not j at the Naval Air Station, the Naval
young Air Reserve Training Unit, Neval) Auxiliary
indicate each entrant
husband! was depressed. "George. :. Air Station Cecil field and the
dearest," she! whispered, "I know : who submitted his letter was given ..r.ftI U. S. Naval Hospital
that something is bothering you. I a number, keeping a stub for
'himself.' The who read the JS HE SURPJUSEDT Pitts "off to the! "King For A Da "
judges j
] want you to tell')) me what it is. I The J>X AIR NEWS I I. a member
Tour worries are not your worries letters had no idea who the authors Showing genuine surprise, Bill Moredock- YN3 of the Education the Aimed Force Press Service
nowthey are our worries.! were, all that was attached'to i Office finds-that tbe number. JOT >printed In the Jax Air News production o( material froll1,0urI'1 <
"Oh well'" George said, : the copy was a number And I correspond tel the one he holds whJ( 'mabs him the winner of mutt bear a credit line. Re...
very ,
"We have just had a letter from the letter bearing number 107 was the offing For A Day" contest sponsored jointly by the USO and I service llcatlon publication of other matter In prohibited except. without k.. (
n girl: in Detroit and *.hE'll' suing I adjudged the beet and that number thr Junior Chamber of Commerce' Moreilock's :20(1( word on what per minion of Editor JAX AIR
us lor' a bleach of prom ilf'. I: was! held by Yeoman Moredotk, he would do if he were "King For A Day" were adjudged: the b *tt. NEWS.I : .

-3 November 1949 JAX AIR NEWS Page TIll'"p1


Weekend ,2 sb Fleet Air JacksonvilleFrom

III' wnqTa/ItiI. ::, Observes First Birthday

1 a staff of three officers and a total] of six squad

NARTU b rons to a present number of 34 squadrons and a personnel

., 1 strength of I3OOO-thafs the huge stride taken by Fleet Air

j a three-day week-end due to no I -- Jacksonville which celebrated its first year of operations
" ...... squadron of "Week-end Warriors" iin )local shoots. Much credit is J November 1.
,I''due the NARTU "bird busters" for Fleet Air Jacksonville 0 __ ..
being scheduled for the last weekend was
of October. Instead of having ;' their improvement in the short) r I established here at NAS just a I from the Chief of Naval Operations -
space of time that the team has year ago Tuesday when Capt. Fleet Air Jacksonville practically -
Monday and Tuesday off as usual -
i been together. Names seen most, I Charles Loomis Lee took tempo- i controls the destinies c)f
and Monday
) Saturday, Sunday ) -
off This welcome often In the sport news have been, r rary command, bringing with 5,000 personnel assigned to it. The
1 were days. Commander Jack Barleon, Ken him six squadrons comprising organization has brought to Jack
respite! occurs every time a month) Pendergaat Chuck Meyers, Art Carrier Air Group Eight and sonville and vicinity of 679 families -
rental five week-ends as did Oc- LaGasse, Bob Kincalde Bill Me El- Fleet Air Service Squadron Six. It has an annual military
I tober. roy and Gil Tausch. Today Fleet Air Jacksonville payroll of $13,000,000, approxI-
It is hoped that all hands read ;, Your PIO and Mrs. Goghlan are I I commanded by Rear Adm. JohnH. mately $8.000,000 of which is
I the notice in last Saturday's very appreciative of the interest Cassady, <:comprises 34 squad spent in this' area.SUPPLY.
''I i ronsincluding the only two jet
squadrons on the East Coast
j ) i f To bolster the forces of the then I
in newly established command, Carrier ;1
...... Air Group 17 arrived from ;
i iI
) Quonset Pt. R. I. to make its L
( home at Cecil Field followed I
____ by
of n 'n
Air Group Four which came
\ HERE SHE IS AGAIN Although here Feb. 15 from Norfolk, Va FOR THE RECORD: L. E. Ste-
.. "" she has been here and and Air Group One which arrived vens, of BuAer Electronics, will
,. gone Hollywood star, Penny from the West Coast to join Air chairman the IVb Shop Committee
| Edwards still looks rood in this Group Four at Cecil Field Fleet for this department for the
photo the Air News couldn't I Air Jax began to grow even more coming year-ably
find space for last week. Here ':when FASron Nine from Seattle. Marvin Highsmith and Kennet
she displays true "western" :: Wash. made its appearance at Cecil King. Frederick Courteney, J. D.
form astride an F4U at NARTU Field the latter part of March Parsons and George Anderson
I where she visited October 21. ( and Carrier Air Group 13 was comprise the steering body of the
the last to non-lVb With these
contingent arrive, reporting groups. rep
,. aboard from San Diego resentatives it is expected that
NARTU Comes To
Calif. on April of this year. they will do a bang-up job of
(, Three sub-units also come under serving both the employees and
Jfy The Fore Once More the jurisdiction of Fleet Air management. A batch of new-
the Jax, including FAWTULant comers arrived this week to replace -
NARTU Jacksonville comes to
(Fleet All Weather Training Unit some of those who have
ute this time volunteer ,
the rescue again, as -
t'd I"Atlantic) and VX-1 (Antisubmarine checked out recently; and while
host to a visiting Miami EdIson -
Development Unit 1. ) both space limitations prohibits naming
I i i, High School football squad all of them now, doubtless
located West
at Key Fla. and
the i' which comes here Friday to do battle they'll be making "Sidelights"from
FAETULant Fleet Airborne
: with the Landon Lions at the (
time to time.
Gator Electronics Training Unit) which
came to NAS Jax in Sept. The splendid way in which Sup-
Due to the influx of out-of-town- ply blood donors came to the
Rear Adm. Calvin T. Durgin its-
era for the Georgia-Florida game 'took command of Fleet Air Jax cue of fa couple of Supplveis recently
ma Saturday, hotel ,accom&datlons I in November 1948, relieving was most gratefully acknowledged
a thing of almost impossibility -
:were by the recipients and
Captain Lee, who then became
I for the Red Raiders of Miami.
( Chief of Staff. When Admiral by the department as a whole
\ i When the situation was made Although only a small percentageof
Durgin was detached to Washington
(, known to Capt. Frederic W. Priest- in May to become Deputy those voluntered were per
: man NARTU commanding officer, Chief of Naval Operations for mitted to donate blood the will.
he promptly offered the facilitiesof ingness with which Supplyers
Air, Captain Lee again took the
\ I Building 905, bunk headquarters reins of the Command, later relieved turned out in answer to the call
for transient "Week.t"nd'ar in July by Capt. Frank T. was heart-warming. A million
I.1I I non" Ward, now Chief of Staff. The thanks to Marvin Highsmith, whoso
The Red Raiders of Miami Edison present Commander Fleet Air ably took over the column lot
I will arrive by plane at NASat I Jacksonville, John H. Cassady as- several weeks .. ,
1100 Friday and they will be sumed command in July of this SICK LIST: Lcdr. Task r has
4 guests of NARTU until their de- year turned in to the Naval hospital
parture at 2000 Saturday. Third in the chant of command to have his shoulder, which has
i .... .. been giving trouble, taken care
of. Aubrey Wilson is also' hospitalized
iI for a leg operatIOn. .
"' Evalina Hartzog is recovering at
this ) home from a recent operation.
jg) All military personnel who have children 10 years of ITEMS: John Colvin Iras been
\ (' age or under who wish to attend the annual Christmas party taking the week off to take UiJe
t., ) on Friday afternoon Dec. 23 at the Mainside auditorium are of the necessary "changes" in his
we asked to fill out this chit. Chit should be forwarded to Station household since the arrival of the
: of newest baby girl who we under-
n.'I I Chaplain, All-Saints Chapel via yard mail not later than stand, is tentatively named Nan
,t'' of November 9.Parent's cy Lee Virgil Price will radiocast .
W.' ( a weekly devotional pro.

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, ) PARTING OF THE WAYS-Schenley. WAVE mascot, looks sad but he understands at
; WAVES Shirley Moser, PNl, left, and Phyllis Poole, PNC, right, stop briefly fur a few paitiue
I words as they prepare to leave for new duties at Naval Base, Charleston, S. C. Both firs "cl>l a.l
dt timers" In the length of service in the \VA"ES.

A Paue Four JAX AIR NEWS 3 November 1949

I': Gridmen Go To Lejeune After Beating Eglin II

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Lejeune NextOpponent ... ', Locals Impressive With

forJacka's Ii. J'.. 21-14 Victory Over Airmen "

Jax-Navy's gridders joined in the parade of ups ts

LadsDespite which earmarked last week's gridiron clashes by upsettinga

4rHf previously unbeaten Eglin Field Air Force eleven, 21-14,

i in a thrill-a-minute encounter last Sunday at the latter's

added injuries to bailiwick.The .

two starting i linemen,
highly favored Eglin Club -
and transportation difficul- which had racked up three victories si's boot was good and the count

ties which left half the Jax- and recorded two stalemates,, I I was 77.
strandedat before meeting the Navy eleven, Recover Fumble
Navy football club
Navy's fullback, Gus Kinnear Intercepted
was taken completely by surprisein
Eglin Field, Fla., the early the twice-tied fray, and a'I I an enemy aerial on the
of this week the t Eglin 40 later in the third stanza
part prac- touchdown in the last few minutesof -
tice-lacking local combine will tI I play put Jax-Navy In the ranksof I I and with Kinnear and -Bill Hulsey I''I

duel with a mighty Camp Le- 1Iii other upset-springing elevens lugging the ball, NAS advanced to
which scatter the nation. I the two. Hulsey then barrelled
jeune Marine eleven on the Eglin Scores Early 1 over to put Jax-Navy In front for -
latter's home soil in South locals the first time. Buonasissi's tal.
Trouble appeared for the
... .
"--- ented toe tallied again.
Carolina tomorrow.The -- I early in the tilt when Eglin went
Lejeune undefeated to BEWARE CAMP LEJEUNE-On the victory wagon once more over for a score in the first few Eglin scored in the third quarter -
Flub smaller with a 20-11 startling: upset over Eglin Field, Jax-Navy's gridmen minutes of play. The Navy grid- when Quarterback Gus Son
date, has been stomping half have their work cut out for them in their tussle with Camp I.e- dors came back to push over two I Inenberg tossed a 35-yard: aerial to A
teams through the first of
j Jeune Friday. In the local's starting lineup will be rugged Joe touchdowns in the third stanza and Pat Mulligan who galloped 3'') WIt'I '
the season, and with several for
Sinko (left), All-Navy guard who spent all afternoon in the Eglin: another in the final quarter for 1 yards for six points.-Almond split'
mer Quantico Marine stalwarts secondary last week and fullback Gus Kinnear whose line bucks '
the uprights to knot the score.A .
the triumph. Eglin scored their
bolstering the squad, Camp Lejeunewill
have been the
be a tough combine to handle ripping opposition apart. second T.D. in the third period.All fumble by Eglin near their

either on the ground or In the air, five kicks for extra points were I' own 11-yard stripe with minutes togo
good with Joe Bounasissi and in the final stanza was recovered
whichever the battle turns.
way Tickets Are Now Available :
i Lloyd Nelson notching for Navy by Navy's center Jol\n Coxen,
t'a..t Rail Club
and Jim Almond booting for Eglin. who had relieved the injured Buonajsissi. ,
Although very little is known I .
Two plays later Hulsey

small about the men leathernecks, and boast, they plenty aren't of For Nov.12 ContestTickets In the work first half, the will Air and Force I scooted Nelson kicked over from to notch the twelve the extra.and t r.I r.

gridiron savvy. A powerhouse on Charity j went to with a soon I f:
Penyak, Kinnear and together '
the Marine eleven who will bear I after the kickoff, Jim Russell went Hulsey
watching is 170-pound signal-call. all the way on an 18-yard sprintfor picked up 136 yards rush. (
er Bill Minihan who a for the big annual six points. Almond, who has ing. Other outstanding backs in ,
A possesses charity football game slated Nov. rolet, should-be enough incentiveto I missed only two out of 14 attempted II the tilt were Don Whittaker and (t.
strong passing arm. speedy right
halfback who will also prove a 12 at the Gator Bowl, pitting Jax pack the spacious bowl. conversion boots this sea Bill Buesing. Buck Dominy, Joe ,1. .;r
tough opponent to handle is Fran. Navy and Little Creek, Va. Am- I II Some 10,000 fans were on hand I son, put the score at 7-0. With Valaltls and Whittaker did Navy's i"i"I s"i
cis Maksin, who is serving his sec ,I phibs are now on sale aboard the last year to witness the charity I Bill Buesing doing the flinging, I i pass-snagging. While guardsman I.;
ondyear as a Lejeune stalwart. station and can be secured at the tilt, with Jax Navy outpointing I II Jax-Navy advanced 40 yards on ]I Joe Sinko thrilled the spectators 1 I"
The 170-pound half is a product'I t Ship's Service, Physical Training I a strong Fort Benning aggregation I passes in the second period, but I by catching Eglin backs behind the -
of Pennsylvania, a state noted for building and the Jax Air News ]13-0. This year's fray between Cil Fields' interception of a Bues- line of scrimmage for consistent
its heavy donations to the grid office. I the local Navy crew and ing aerial halted the local team's losses, linemen Bill Molonoskie, j
iron sport. I I Fans attending the Nov. 12 Little Creek points to one of in* goalward plunge. Ski Roskoski, John Coxen and 1
will tense rivalry, for it was the Little Russ Minor were also shining in ;
Fullback Gus Kinnearand fray, a night affair, not only I A 30-yard march down field by I'
witness a top-notch grid contest, 'Creek Amphibs who knockedthe the NAS eleven opened the sec- defensive play. s
Halfbacks Bill Hulsey and but will sit in on a half-time local baseballers out of the ond half, but a fumble gave Eg- YARDSTICK .,i j .. .
Penyak will the bulk
carry 1949 Atlantic baseball
at which time a new champion- EKU.:
of ceremony lin the oval on the Air Force 25. 'u.Nnr '
Jax-Navy's ball-lugging chores Chevrolet and an assorted list of ships. I Eglin's minutes lat First Down 4 ..
Buddy Phillip
in the fray with Bill Buesing and x 249 Net Yard rushing 39(
other prizes, including a televis- : er dropped a punt into the waitIng 10 Yardage gasped paisln lilt .
Lloyd Nelson slated to handle '
some ion set, will be given away. arms of Navy's scatback John 17 Forward Pause attempted! It a.S .
of the aerial work I Varner Scores
Again Paine
I I Sponsored by the American I Penyak, who took it on the 50 and 4'1 Average Forward: of Punts, completed Yaidag 3>t.3 2 '
Hulsey. Kinnear and Penyak Legion Posts of Duval County the with superb blocking ran the side 15: Yardage lost penalties J<) ,';
played.outstanding ball in the.Eg I l I game has been selected as thisyear's For NAS SkeetmenGene lines for a touchdown. Buonasis- 5 Number of fumble 6 -y:
tin pigskin contest last week-end, charity tilt, proceeds from ---- --- 1 Own fumble recoveied 3 's 1 l
and ate hoping to make it a big which go toward the $100,000 Varner local Jax Navy Three other Jax-Navy skeeters 4 'umblel recovered- .! .by. .Oppa.3 .i t tj
year for Jax-Navy. I I pledge" made to the YMCA building -1 skeet shooter, racked up another were in the tie for Class C honors, /j r

Kinnear will be in his usual fund. I victory for NAS by posting a per and Ken Pendergras NARTU-Jax, Golfers
starting spot at fullback tomorrow I The halftime ceremony plannedfor fect score of 50 to capture the took second in the shoot-off, while : ;
with Hulsey slated to open at the fray is not exactly unique, 'Class C honors in the Jacksonville locals Chuck Meyers and Wayne .
left half and John Penyak at right but it will certainly be entertaining I Gun Club Open shoot on the city Eddington finished third and fourthin Begin Play .J ..
half. Harry Marr may begin in at least for the winners of range last Sunday afternoon. their respective order.In .
the quarterback spot. i j the prizes to be given away. A i I Last Sunday's firing was a trap shooting over the week-
Probable starters in the for I complete list of the prizes, con- 'shoot-off for the cup, forced when end, Eddington banged out a 21x25 For CrownTwentyfour
ward wall are Jack Duncan and tributed by Jacksonville mer- Varner deadlocked with four other tally for third place while Fender J

Harry Epperson at the end posts, chants, is not available at present. shooters in the regular meet which gras finished fourth with 20 clay civilian; divot-dig-
But the grand prize a new Chev- was held two weeks ago. birds. all of them ,
Weldon and Norris Thomas i I IIn gers, personnel employed
as tackles, Joe Sinko and Bill I ', ,. -'y at the Naval Air Station, ,,
Molonoskie in the guard slots and will! take to the local station links '
:: : :
John Coxen center. : > .J: morning to hostilities ,
at Center Joe I. s.. ,. .., .. Saturday open "
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Buonasissl suffered an injury to : in the 1949 annual Station w .
his left shoulder last Saturday Civilian Golf Tournament.

i while Right End Jim Grass came Leading the field of golfers are I.
up with a sprained ankle. t d Ray Kennedy and Nick Pulignano -

t I two smooth-stroking .linksmen p ;,
who captured laurels in the '
2-Ball Foursome annual affair last season. Kenne .

dy, first flight winner in 1948, will ,
meet Bill Gouchnour in the open
Meet ContinuesAt ing round of play Saturday, 4 ;

Three other groups are in the ',!,
Championship Flight. ;
Local LinksPlay Pulignano; who copped first

place in the Second division last
in the two-ball foursome I year will open hostilities in this x <<
station golf tournament progressed I season's tourney against John
into the semi-final round of'' Cleveland this weekend.The .

play over the past week with first round of play is to V*>
Tony Grego and O. B. Porter re- concluded before Saturday eve. :
maining in the running for honors ( ning and the semi-finals will take
by downing Duke Windsor' place Sunday with the championship
and Art Connors 2 and 1 in the matches scheduled for next

quarterfinals.The I week Saturday, November 12. ,
match in which W G. Reed I ---- I I'
In the
Other entered
and Bill Thorpe were slated tot t JUNIOR GOLF WINNERS- golfers
battle B. S. Weber and A. L. Bar-I Champs and runners-up of the : Championship Flight besides Kennedy -
tens was postponed and will be'' recent station Junior golf tour and Gouchnour are Charles
played before the end of this j I nament claimed their trophies, 'Boucher, opponent of Les Gray;
i week. The winner of this duel I presented by NAS commanding I I Rod Pinney who will meet R. R. '
will clash with Grego and Porterin officer Capt. Alvin I. Mai- I Brogdon; and Herb Pmney who
Strom in the is scheduled to play his first duel
the semi-finals. I ceremony at golf
Dave Henderson and Charles I I club house Sunday, In top pho- I with Lou Bradshaw.
Dittmar took a close two-and-one to, left to right, are Jack liar- I I Matches in the First Flight
decision from A. L. Marchel andE. I vey, station pro and tourney director are Pulignano vs Cleveland. Joe
J. Counsel in the quarterfinalsround ; Billy Haas, Junior champion ,Perntt against Carl Link, Andy
while A. L. Simmons andC. ; Harry IIHfensteln, run :, Planey meeting Jim Vearil and
C. Drumwright defeated Bob ner-up; Bobby Kryson, second Jack Plew vs Charles Young.
Thiel and R. D Blyth five-and.. flight runner-up; Captain !Mai- The Second Flight also has four
four to gain a berth in the semi- strom, who made the presentations matches scheduled. Ray Askew i i.l ,
finals. The winners of the latter ; Joan Peltier, who accepted j slated to tangle with J. K. Smith. '
two matches will meet this weekto a trophy for her brother Glen Volp to meet Jim Morgan,
determine who proceeds into Gene Peltier, second flight ;i J. A. Stober to play Al Quagliano
the championship round which is f/A. r'tI winner; Joan Bedell, third and G. E. Motes to match drives

scheduled to be played within the flight champ, and :Mrs. Don ;I with Jack Silver.Chattanooga .
next few days.PItlladelphla Jacka, head of the Officers' -x-
Valley, Ga. (AKI'8)The )
-x- Wives Golf' Group, sponsors of
(AKl'S) Retire- the event. Missing from the local high school football' team
ment of Connie Mack at the end picture are Joan Fury and has lost six straight games,,
Smith winner and of them shut-outs; six players'"
of his 50th season as manager of George run. 'lillar
the Athletics next year is hinted ner-up respectively of the first cause of Ineligibility; three '
serious' Injuries, and lost its I
and Southerland !
by his son, Connie, Jr. Another Night; Sally ,
Earle la expected to succeed I! third flight runner-up. On the hy fire. But Coach J. E. Hanben> t
son, ,
I reich isn't discouraged. He, ,
elder Mack "when the time left, champion Hilly Haas accepts Hiya
the .
his award from CaplainMaUtrum. "We can't help but bye much improved
comes. Earle Mack has bee n i '
field manager f.r the A's. I next year.

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