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MED CRUISE ITINERARY Left Norva 0800, 2 September 1958 Passed Gibraltar 12 September August Bay, Sicily, 9 16, 17 (Change of Command, Task Force 60) Naples, Italy, 24-29 September oples, 14-27 October Cannes, France, 6-10 November ' i Marseilles, France, 11-14 November Barcelona, Spain, 25 November - 6 December 1958 Naples, 18 December 1958 -January 1959 Palm de Malloca Spam, 14 23 January , Leghorn, Italy, 2 6 February Naples, 7-21 February Pollensa Bay, Mollorca 1 2 March (Change of Command, Task Force 60) ' J Arrived Norva 12 March 4754, 5 JL - ' - ' M m .. •o 760 ' CONTENTS History and Purpose CorDiv Four CO, XO Air Navigation Engineering Gunnery Medical Dental Supply Operations Executive Flag Carrier Air Group Ten Liberty Ports: Italy, France, Spain Entertainment Sports Kaleidoscope Eye In Memoriam ■4 A final hope for the cruise might be this: on Rivi- era beaches and even in the bars, a national mission persists — during the arduous working hours at sea and the tedious night watches, a personal opportunity still exists beyond Hometown, USA, much as it beckoned- Whoever could say that the Med cruise made some dif- ference to him, hod himself mode a difference wherev- er he went. wMriAiN JO: EPH D. I United States Nov; The reporting for duty as Chief o ' Carrier Division FOUR starts an eleventl Dperotions for Captain Black. Most of ing years have been in fighter squadron :ommander. Other shipboard duties h executive officer of a CVE and of the C( :ommand of the CURRITUCK (AV 7) (CVA 19). WESPAC and Mediterrane n equal numbers. Duties ashore have Joint Staff of the Joint Chiefs of Staff c A ' arfore in OPNAV. The family consists of wife, the f ' asadena, California, eleven year old vho graduated from the Naval Acaderr Mavy jet pilot, and daughter Cheron r Hargrove, a Crusader pilot in VF193 -ORRESTAL. Naval aviation has rule. ;ince 1932 when Captain Block entere ient aviator. From World War II: Silver Star, Commendation Ribbon, Pacific Area v -iberation with two stars. ' k COMMANDER CARDIV FOUR • " iM 1 , - - Sf m 1 fy -L m H m. ■r CHIEF OF STAFF CARDIV FOUR REAR ADMIRAL CHARLES D. GRIFFIN United States Navy Rear Admiral Charles D. Griffin was born in Phila- delphia in 1906. Graduating from the Naval Aca- demy in 192 he served aboard the battleship FLORI- DA and the destroyer COGHLAN. He was designated a Naval Aviator in 1930 at Pensacola. His duties in- clude service with Scouting Squadron 9, Patrol Squad- ron 6, and post graduate school in Annapolis. He received on M.S. degree in Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Michigan following which he was ordered to Scouting Squadron 6. He commanded CVG-9, was air officer of the ESSEX, and was operations offi- cer of TF 58 during the war. He was ordered to va- rious important staff jobs dur ing the next few years then assumed command of the USS ORISKANY. Fol- lowing this he held more staff jobs, finally becoming Special Assistant to the Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff. Admiral Griffin was COMCARDIV 4 from 1957-1959. CAPTAIN LOUIS J. KIRN Unr Captain Louis ' 1908. Early school was followed by a where he continued cted in 1932. Dut lowed. He designc served with Aircraf LEY and CARATOG lis, flight instructoi tive Officer of a SARATOGA proced officer of a squadi staff jobs followed. ' , at Pensacola ensuec! and anohter staff j with the Chief of I with a paralytic disc ty-one months later had duty at the Im then assumed comrr lowed by command Ipcted for Rear Adrr REAR ADMIRAL ROY L. JOHNSON United States Novy Admiral Johnson was born in Big Bend, Louisiana in 1906 end entered the U. S. Naval Academy m 1925. His selection for the rank of Rear Admiral was approved by the President in 1955. Upon graduation he served on the USS Tennessee, and the USS West Virginia. Once designated a Naval Aviator, he served on the USS Salt Lake City, and then returned to NAS Pensacola, Florida as an instructor. He later served aboard the USS Enterprise with Patrol Squadron 12; in the Navy Department, and then as COMCARAIRGROUP 2. On [the USS Hornet he was Air Officer and the Executive Officer. ' Admiral Johnson is entitled to a Ribbon for the Presi- dential Unit Citation awarded the USS Hornet for " extraordi- nary heroism in action against enemy Japanese forces. " In the Navy Department, he served with Commander in Chief, U. S. Fleet, with Chief of Naval Operations, and in the Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. His next duty was Avi- ation Operations Officer on the Staff of Command SECOND Task Fleet. In 1955 he had charge of fitting out the USS Forrestal, and became her first Commanding Officer at commissioning. He commanded the Forrestal until May, 1956, when he was ordered to duty as Director of the Long Range Objectives Group, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. On Decem- ber 2, ' 1958, he relieved Admiral Griffin as COMCARDIV 4, and Commander Task Force 60. Admiral Johnson and his family currently reside m Falls Church, Virginia. CAPTAIN JOSEPH D. BLACK United Stotes Navy The reporting for duty as Chief of Staff for Commander Carrier Division FOUR starts on eleventh year of carrier based operations for Captain Black. Most of these operational fly- ing years have been in fighter squadrons and as an air group commander Other shipboard duties hove included tours as executive officer of a CVE and of the CORAL SEA (CVA 43 ) , command of the CURRITUCK (AV 7) and the HANCOCK (CVA 19). VVESPAC and Mediterranean cruises have been in equal numbers. Duties ashore have included tours on the Joint Staff of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and as Director of Air Warfare in OPNAV. The family consists of wife, the former Jane Morris of Pasadena, California, eleven year old Celio, a son Gregory who graduated from the Naval Academy in 1955 and was a Navy jet pilot, and daughter Cheron married to LT W. W. Hargrove, a Crusader pilot in VF193 on this cruise of the FORRESTAL. Naval aviation has ruled the family fortunes since 1932 when Captain Block entered Pensacola as a stu- dent aviator. From World War II; Silver Star, Air Medal with btar. Commendation Ribbon, Pacific Area with 4 stars, Philippine Liberation with two stars. COMMANDER J CARDIV FOUR CHIEF OF STAFF CARDIV FOUR CAPTAIN ALLEN M. SHINN, USN ■ All AA MINN wns nraduated from the Naval Academy in %°?? " h serC d aboTd The ?J5S TENNESSEE with Battle Division THREE Fol owing his designation as a Naval Aviator at Pensa ' ' h,f assignments c ' onsisted of duty with Torpedo Squadron THREE ,USS Sa ' rATOGA. ; Cr-ser S-.ng Squad GO), Patrol Squadron FO V TWFI Ve ' Staff duty with Command of Headquarters Squaro TWELVE, Staf du y , Commander Air Fo ce, Mlant cH o V ' f rinSrPrFT ' il ' JLt ' as Fleet Aviation Ofhcer,C of Fleet Airborne Electronics Training ' l ' . °% ' ° mand of Fleet Airborne Electronics Training r ' f, Atla Jg. Command of Corner Air Early Warning Squadron TWO (re-desiqnoted Airborne Early Warning Squadron TWELVE); Aircraft program and budget o ' C r Jor IZi of Naval Operations; Fleet Operations Of er for Commander in Chief, Pacific Fleet USSSAl- PAN (CVL-48). Prior to reporting to l ' FESTAL he served as Commandant of Midship- men at the United States Naval Academy. COMMANDING OFFICER EXECUTIVE OFFICER CDR PIERRE N. CHARBONNET, JR., USN Commander Charbonnet, a graduate of the Naval Academy, entered flight training in 1943, and was in command of CVEG-24 aboard the SANTEE in the Pacific at the end of WW II. He served as head of the Carrier Aircraft Section of Flight Test, where he flight tested several aircraft now aboard the FORRESTAL with CVG-10 Following this, he commanded CA o_» during a Sixth Fleet deployment with the USS INTREPID. The Exec ' s home is in Virginia Beach, Virginia. CDR. HEISHMAN entered the Navy in September 1941 after at- tending Washington State College. He received his wings at Corpus Christi, Texas in June 1942. Dur- ing World War II he served with Torpedo Squadron TWELVE aboard the old SARATOGA and participat- ed in the Solomons, Gilbert and Marshall campaigns. Subsequent assignments included tours with Torpedo Squadron 98, Torpedo Squadron 18, the Staff, ComFair- Quonset, General Line School, Ad- vanced Training Command, USS TARAWA, OPNAV and the Naval War College His assignment prior to the FORRESTAL was that of Commanding Officer of Attack Squadron EIGHTY-FIVE at Oceana, Virginia. AIR CDR JACK C. HEISHMAN, USN CDR ROBERT S. ADAMS, USN Cdr Adams graduated in June, 1942 from the Naval Academy, and served two years in destroyers in WW II before entering flight training. A Naval Aviator in ' 45, he has been in Fighter Squadrons ever since, and last commanded VF 103, now aboard the Forrestal. Between sea duties, Cdr Adams was once instructor at the Naval Academy, and twice had duty at the Naval Air Test Center, Potuxent Riv- er, Maryland. This man retrieving a bridle on a " horn " of the ship is typical of men in the Air De- partment who work hard before, during and after every Forrestal launch and recovery. The spacious flight and hangar decks of the Forrestal might well be compared to a vast, 3-dimensional football field. The men in various colored jerseys, giving signals, running, strain- ing and pushing are the players; while Flight Deck Control and Hangar Deck Control — one above the other — ore the coordinated coaches of the teem. Space and Time are the dimen- sions of the gome: Space, because there must be a place and path for every plane; and Time, because the Air Department works against a continuous set of deadlines, geared to the tempo of launch and recovery. Close teamwork is a fact in accomplishing the necessary fluidity of a super carrier ' s air operations. From the outset, the Air Department plays its role in this huge effort, for in Pri- mary Fly Control, or " Pri-Fly " , orders ore given to initiate the actual launches and recovery of Forrestal ' s many aircraft. Pri-Fly is a real nerve center, linked directly to each aircraft and to various parts of the ship by a team of telephone talkers and intercom systems. For the jets to leave the ship. Air Department men actuate the powerful steam catapults which hurl the plane into the air at speeds above 130 MPH. At recovery time, other men operate the arresting gear, and then move the recovered aircraft to predetermined spots on the flight or hangar decks for servicing. There red-shirted fuel crews come into play and top off the tanks for the next flight. Extremes of wind and weather make life on the deck hazardous and uncomfortable. At the same time, the danger from propellers and jet blast is always present and requires con- stant vigilance. Still the Air Department gets a vital job done. Perhaps more than any oth- ers, they have solid claim to the Navy man ' s habitual creed: " Without us, the ship is nothing. " - WO-1 HENRY J. BOUCHARD V-1 Junior Division Officer " FLIGHT QUARTERS! FLIGHT QUAR- TERS FOR RESPOT ' PILOTS NOT RE- QUIRED. " Just who is required, and why are they called even more often than the man with the night ' s movies? The Air Department, and specifically V-1 Division, handles the movement and spotting of planes on the flight deck. From a vantage point in the midst of flight deck activity, V-l ' s work seems a chaotic ballet of waving arms and roll- ing planes, but there is metliod and experience to the madness. Launches do occur on the split second, because V-1, working out of Flight Deck Control, has provided a way and a space for every aircraft. With close to one hundred aircraft on board, moving and spot- ting for the repeated flight cycles during a day of operations re- quires the coordinated efforts of every man. There are no stars. LCDR JACK E. WAITS V-I Division Officer )R HORACE N. MOORE, JR. Aircroft Handling Officer CDR JACK H. CRAWFORD Assis anf Air Officer mmfmmtmmtmmmm Back row, lett to right: Hammond, J. K., AB2; Tomesfic, F. C., AB3; Jumba, M. (n), Jr, ABB; Haskell, P. R., AB2; Chnstcnsen, R- S., ABl. Middle row, left to right: Hramontnik, J. (nl, AB2, Hughes, T. H,, AB2; Drosche, L. E., ABB; Johnson, J. A., AB3; Mayo, M. D., AB3; Snyder, C, W. ADR3. Front row seated, left to right; Boker, J. G., AB2; Klay, G. R., AB3; Moegenberg, A. M., ABC; Pettis, J. L., AB3; Libby, L. E,, AB2. Stondinq, left to right; lannotti, E. T.. ABC; Wiegond, E. R , ABC. Missing from picture: Deem, C. W-, AB3; Morgan, S. C-, AB3 (picture with iJ-41; Rainha, R. A., AA; Bishop, W, E., AA, Cornicom, T. (nl, AN; Flynn, S. R., AA; Kern, } W., AA; Poterella, J. J., AN (picture with Flag); Stephens, J, R-, AA; Berry, H. (nl, AA; Mackey, J. T., AN; Schmack, C. J, AA; Schultz, C. A, AN; Scoresone, F. J., N; Broodbent, J. F., AA; lorio. A, (nl, AA; Moritimer, J. C. D., AA; Phillips, J, A., AA; Ballas, J. W.. AA. To move the large planes quickly and safely, V-l controls the numerous yellow tractors used for towing aircraft, as well as flight deck operation of the deck edge elevators. " Tillie, " the mobile crane is also a piecfe of their equipment, and is used to hasten damaged aircraft from the flight deck so that operations con continue with the least inter- ruption. •:i tsmMm —;-i sf y ' SBSvKms;! mmr ' smx9eBTTnB I The handling of aircraft is a never-ending job; it is not unusual that V-l sees the rest of the crew to bed at night and to rise the next morning, working long after the last plane has landed; and then again only a few hours later, before Reveille and the next day ' s air opera- tions. Back row, left to right: Edes, L. L., AA, Bergeron, L., AN; Spindo, R. A., AN; Byrne, J. (n), AN; Humphreys, W. W., AA; Abresch, G A , AA; Schroder, R. W., AA; Newmon, P W , AA; Drosche, L. E , ABB; Mc Lure, F. R., AA Third row, left to right: Boker, J. G., AB2; Mayo, M D., AB3, Kloy, G. R., AB3; Adams, W. T., AA, Towwoter, K. L., AN; Owens, E. J,, AN; Dismuke, O. (nl, AN; Robinson, F. W., AN; Zimmer, N. L., AB3; Borlog, D Al, AA. Second row, left to right; Diomond, D W., AN; Harrington, E, P , AA; Kapp, D. L,, AN; Trenary, W. T., AB3; Holcomb, J L., AB3; Hromontnik, J ln , AB2; Hughes, T. H, AB2 Johnson, J. A., AB3; Cinque, J. (n), AA; Campbell, J B., AA. Front row, left to right: Hopkins, L. W., AN; Loyne, P D., AA; Sanders, J. A., AA; Ryon, J. E., AA; Montefusco, J. M., AA; Caddell, G R, AA; Lewis, A. J, AN; Robinson, H D.,ill, AA; Green, N. In I, AN; Millirons, S. A., AA. Bock row, left to right: Lcggctt, L J, AA; Szajnuk, D. L, SA; Box, V. L., AB3; Lynch, P. M.., AN; Hoddock, J. R., AN; Fitzwoter, D, G., AN; Snoga, P. C, AN; Chnstensen, R. S., ABl; Andersoni J. P., AN; Kasel, D, G, AN. Third row, left to right: Keyes, R. 0., AA; Jumba, M (nl, Jr., AB3; Sousa, D. C, ABB; James, S. E., AN; Moore, R, D , AN; Davis, E. E, AN; Shumoker, M. W., AA; Taylor, D. L., AA; Strait, T. R., AA; Holohan, J. F,, AN, Second row, left to right: Vincent, R. M., AN; Doisher, K r , AiN, Hammonu, J K,, AB2, Gleave , J T , AN; Stone, R j! AN; Perrote, D. (n), AN; Glover, T. A., AN; Tomestic, F. C ' ABS ' ; Cook, J. W., AN; Williams, C. W., AN. Front row, left to right; Mc Cloren, R. (nl, AA; Pettis, J. L., AB2; Devonshire, F. W., AA; Haskell, P. R., AB2; Young, R. L., AN; Mommono, E. (nl, AA; Hultoy, A. (n), AA; Studeboker, R. (nl, AN; Vaughon, J. W., AN; Sink, D. L., AN. !,:-!. n.N, L. it 1 . ri |I,| 1 ,■.[, I ' i. ' , J, E,, AN; Billing , W S AA, Merritt, C, W , AA, iJuncan, H D., AN; Pulley, D. C, AA, Snyder, C. W., ADR3; Zamora, R. S., AB3; Fischer, D. O., AA, Hughes, J. J., AN. Third row, left to right; Thompson, B. L. AN; Staley, G. W., AN; Turner, A. A., AN; Purchell, G. W., AN Morris, H. R,,, Jr., AA; Vriezma, R. H, AN; Presto, M. (n), AN Stcllabott, R, D,, AN; Litsch, G, (n), AN. Second row, left to II ilii 1 Mn .1 r, M W, AN, Smith, J. (n), AN; Crawford, A. J. AN, Deiiiers, R. T., AA, Doty, R. S., AA; Allison, R. A., AN Cordillo, L. (nl, AA; Costeel, L. G., AN; Smoot, G. (nl, AN Front row, left to right: Golante, F. W., AN; Perry, R. L., AN Pinerio, J. J., AA; Wiegand, E. R., ABC; lonnotti, E. T., ABC, Moegenberg, A. M., ABC; Libby, L. E., AB2; Redo, O. E., AN, Campos, S. (m , AN. V-2 handles the ship ' s four steam catapults, the two forward be- ing the most powerful in the Navy today. Furthermore, their six ar- resting engines and two barricade engines absorb the force and speed of landing aircraft, and can stop a heavy A3D " Sky-warrior " in less than 250 feet. Addition- ally, V-2 can rig a barri- cade in o few minutes to halt a plane unable to moke a normal arresting ending. AFTER Djur row, left to right: Keener, A W, ABUAN; Gruner, , AN; Brauri, R, J , AN; Arnold, G L, ABAN; Quinn, J, J , , Counter, T, J,, AB2; Johnston, H E, ABU3; Chandler, , AN; Dondero, W. H, AN; Gorten, J J., ABl. Third row, [to right: Hollet, D. E., AN; Jackson, E, L , AN; Spondel, J. J , Bell, TJ,, ABAN; Downey, G, E , AN; Dunlovy, J. B., AN; Drd, W, AA; Bowman, L E,, AN; Moody, L. J., AB2; th-. D ' vV , AN Wolter, A im, AN; Mitchell, C. E, AN, Buzzard D. L., AN, Elitcm, S m, AK3; Block, E R., AN Ryan, J, In , ANJ, lliff, E,, AB2; MIynek, R. M,, AN; Fritts J O, AB3, Pelhom, T. A, AMH3 Front row, left to right Green, C R , AB , Barnes, R L , AN; Mudrck, G R , ABAN Webb! E. im, AN; Rydell, D. R, ABC; Hansen, R J, ABC Dominick, R, J., AN; Tanner, M. M , AN; SpiHer, R J , AN Oh--e P C AN; Moonev T J AN Back riw, Ictt to right; Lcggctt, L J , AA; Szajnuk, D. L., P. F SA; Box, V. L,, ABB; Lynch, P. M., AN; Haddock, J. R., AN; R J Fitzwoter, D. G, AN; Snogo, P. C, AN; Chrrstensen, R, S, AB1; F. C Anderson, J. P., AN; Kasel, D G-, AN. Third row, left to right: left Keyes, R. O., AA; Jumba, M. (nl, Jr., AB3; Souso, D. C, AB3; Devoi James, S. E., AN; Moore, R, D , AN; Davis, E. E., AN; Shumoker, Mam M W., AA; Taylor, D. L., AA; Strait, T. R., AA; Holohan, J. F., AN; AN. Second row, left to right: Vincent, R. M., AN; Doisher, , AN; Hammona, J K , AB2; Cleaves, J. T., AN; Stonl , AN; Perrote, D. (n), AN; Glover, T. A., AN; Tomestif AB3; Cook, J. W., AN; Williams, C. W., AN. Front roJ to right: Mc Claren, R. (n), AA; Pettis, J. L., AB.1 nshire, F. W., AA; Haskell, P. R., AB2; Young, R. L., Ah mono, E. In I, AA; Hultay, A. (nl, AA; Studeboker, R. (n| Vaughan, J. W., AN; Sink, D. L., AN. ; ! r.lii, Lawhorne, J E., AN; Billifi, AA, .lernti, i_ vV , AA, Uuncan, H. D., AN; Pulley, D ( ., AA Snyder, C. W., ADR3; Zomora, R. S., AB3; Fischer, D. O., AA Hughci, J. J., AN. Third row, left to right: Thompson, 8. L. AN; Staley, G. W., AN, Turner, A. A., AN; Purchell, G. W., AN Morris, H. R.,, Jr., AA; Vriezmo, R. H, AN; Presto, M. (nl, AN, Stcllobott, R. D., AN; Litsch, G, (n), AN. Second row, left to I .111,1 ,1 M W, AN, binith J. (n), AN; Crawford, Aj AN, Donieis, K. T., AA, Uoty, R. S., AA; Allison, R. A., Cardillo, L. (nl, AA; Costeel, L. G., AN; Smoot, G. (nl. Front row, left to right: Golanfe, F. W., AN; Perry, R. L., Pinerio, J. J., AA; Wiegand, E. R., ABC; lonnotti, E. T,, Moegenberg, A. M., ABC; Libby, L. E., AB2; Reda, O. E Campos, S. (m, AN. V-2 handles the ship ' s four steam catapults, the two forward be- ing the most powerful in the Navy today. Furthermore, their six ar- resting engines and two barricade engines absorb the force and speed of landing aircraft, and can stop a heavy A3D " Sky-warrior " in less than 250 feet. Addition- ally, V-2 can rig a barri- cade in a few minutes to halt a plane unable to make a normal arresting landing. DURING b:. ' ' .-., •■(! to right: Keener, A W, ABUAN, Gruner, C. E., AN; Braun, R, J, AN, Arnold, G L, ABAN; Quinn, J. J., ABC; Counter, T J, AB2, Johnston, H E,, ABU3; Chondler, G. L., AN; Dondero, W. H, AN; Garten, J J,, AB 1 , Third row, left to right: Hollet, D. E , AN; Jockson, E. L , AN; Spondel, J. J , AB); Bell, T.J., ABAN; Downey, G, E-, AN; Dunlavy, J B-, AN, Achord, W., AA; Bowman, L E., AN; Moody, L. J., AB2, McCarth ' . D V , AN Wolter, A (nl. AN, Mitchell, C, E, AN, Buzzard, D, L, AN, El.tem, S. m, AK3; Block, E R., AN; Ryan, J. In , AM, lliff, E, AB2; MIynek, R, M, AN; Fritts, J O, ABB, Pelhnm, T A., AMH3 Front row, left to right: Green C R. AB ; Barnes, R L, AN, Mudick, G R., ABAN; Webb, E im, AN; Rydell, D R, ABC; Hansen, R, J, ABC: Dominick, R J , AN; Tanner, M. M, AN; SpiHcr, R. J,, AN: Ohsc, R C , AN; Mooney, T. J , AN V-2 Gear is complex and demands consider- able maintenance by skilled technicians. Al- so, to attach a turned up jet to a bridle, or unhook the arresting wires after landing is a delicate, dangerous maneuver. Nonetheless, every pilot will take off and land safely because he knows that dozens of aunch and recovery V-2 men, seen or un- seen, do with a few hun- dred feet of deck what elds ashore do with ile of taxiway. men on deck and below decks are concentrating on him and his plane the type, weight, fue! load, speed, and wind conditions that affect a Back row, left to right; Long, L. L., ABB; Jessop, R. A., AB2 Byard, E. A., AN; Morns, RA., AN; Mayfield, B. D., AN Hutchens, S. G., AB2; Pulcher, G. R., AN; Borst, V. J., AN Walters, J. W., AB2. Third row, left to right: Mastropolo, J. (n) AN, Conner, T. B., AN; Purlee, G. " C " , AN, Lindsay, B. W., AN Fay, W. W., AN; Barker, J. C, AA; Hovnlesky, P. (n), ABI Butler, R. L., AB2; Sessoms, C. S., AB2. Second row, left to right; Kooke, D. C, AN; Procter, M. E., AN; Mustorcaros, E. J, AN; Pritchett, E. F., ABUAN; Glosser, D. R., AN; Ferrari, R. J AN; Christensen, J. P., AN; Hawblitzel, T. C, AN; Doyle, N. J AMH3; Schofield, F. J., ABU3. Front row, left to right: Stocl- W. H,, AN; Taylor, C. " L " , AB2; South, R. W., AN; Sho« W. F., ABC; Jennings, R. W., ABC; Keith, S. A., Jr., ABI Chaget, M J, AN; Lockledr, C. (n , AN; Smith, D. C, AN Beneath the flight deck of a super carrier lie three, cav- ern-like hangar bays, linked by four deck-edge elevators to the flight deck above. Con- stant day and night air op- erations require a flow of ready aircraft, and in the vital team, V-3 controls the posi- tion and movement of all planes on the hangar deck. " ,.- V. LCDR WILLIAM E. HANEY V-3 Division Officer • T •«» " " Position end movement " — these two words only begin to imply the critical, complex responsi- bility of V-3 Division. If an aircraft requires routine or urgent maintenance, it is brought down by elevator to the hangar deck and placed in a position which will let squadron personnel work undisturbed, near to the various repair shops. When another plane is needed on deck, V-3 must already have provided clear and immediate access to each of FORRESTAL ' s elevators so that the flow between hangar deck and flight deck con continue. Bock row, left to right: Hitchcock, W, C , AA; Jensen, T. L., AN, Crawford, R. L , Jr., AA; Moses, J. M , AN; Hoskins, P. i AN; Mason, T- E., AN; Gibbs, K. R,, AB-3; Roberts, T. J., ADR-3; AN. Front row, left to right; Copeland, R. E., AN; Lenkne Parsons, R. D., AN. Third row, left to right: Palmer, J. A., AA; H P, AA; Welch, R C, AA; Goodson, A. T., AB-I; Beall, G. D Clark, N. F., AA; Hoynes, H. L., AA; Fox, D. In), AN; Coward, ABC; Baick, J. S., AN; Shull, F. A., AA; Hammiel, E. (nl, AN W. J., AB-3; Ferrora, P. J., AN. Second row, left to right: Auger, G. W., AN; V eeks, G. A., AN. Freshwater, G. M., AN; Ameral, A., (n), AN; Birckbichler, W. J., To provide systematic control over this changing chessboard and its pieces, the Hangar Deck Control Office oversees and di- rects each essential step on a scale model of the deck, using tem- plates of the individual aircraft to predetermine space and time requirements. This control prevents any needless, last minute re- criminations and gives an overall balance to the work of V-3. HANGAR DECK CO TRO[. f Promenaders in the hangar bays may be sur- prised, or else take it for granted when they never fail to find a path from bow to stern. V-3 knows how a narrow human body can bend and turn; no matter how many air- craft are on the hangar deck, there is always some way to carry gar- bage to the fantai ENSIGN WALTER E. BRIDGMAN V-4 Division Officer Today ' s aircraft gulp fuel with an insatiable appetite. Moreover the time be- veen flights, during a rigorous flight schedule, is often very brief. As a result, ne of the indispensable elements of successful carrier operation is the rapid refueling f its planes. Aviation Fuels, V-4 Division, performs as vital a service as do the thank- 3ss cooks in Commissary, feeding 4,000 men three times a day. V-4 fuels scores of ctive, full-grown planes every day — considering that one A3D can hold more than fif- 2en tons of jet fuel, the magnitude of their job is easily apparent. CWO HAROLD G. BROWN V-4 Junior Division Officer ship as wT " - ut only a small part ofthe ftiefing operat r all the gasoline and jet fuel pump rooms, and moi-e than- a 5I, ore located far out of sight belqu decks. These are operated by the " " «mpies ' ' Aviation Fuels Boatswain ' s Mates — who must serve as machinists, plumbers, and leral repairmen when necessary. y PUMP ROOM Back row, left to right: Newman, Carl E,, AN, Baker, Robert W., AN; Hoyden, Richard F., AN; Sorensen , William (n), AA Jones, Wayne M., AB2; Newton, Dean C., AN; Blaylock, James L., AN; Gant, Ronald J., ACAN; Bennett, Carlton B., AB3 Gobble, James T., AN; Small, John T., AN.. Third row, left to right: Tobey, Robert D., ABGAN; Neitzelt, Roger G., ABGAN Powers, James R., AN; Hunt, Raymond In), AN; Miller, Leonard D., AN; McEachern, Phillip E., AN; Cummings, Irving H., AB3 Gunz, Earl (nl, AA; Higgins, Froncis X., AB3; Lowery, Gory K. AN; Heglond, EcJword M., AN; Lennon, James P., AN; Check Ralph L., AB3. Second row, left to right: Mann, Harold W., AN, Taylor, Kenneth W., AN; Tibbett, Jerry E., ABGAN; Reed, Lennis (nl, AN; Keys, James G., AN; Moore, Dovid L., AD3; Cronin, Thomas R,, ABGAN; Harmon, Delmor E., AB3; Clingerman, David A., ATR; Walker, Harry F., AN; Buckley, David A., AN; Camera, Nicholos J., AA; Phillips, James E., AN. Front row, left to right: Rowland, Charles L., AN; Cassell, Riley S., AB3; Losseter, John E., AB2; Lee, Melvin C, ABC; Brown, Harold G., CWO W-4; Aydlotte, Eugene M., Jr., ABC; Heppner, Gene R., AB1; Crosby, Robert (n) Jr., AN; Conner, Arron D., AD3; Bronson, Glenn A, AN. A y. d. Bock row, left to right: Burkett, Donald L,, AN; Moloney, Robert L , AA, Evans, Harold W-, AN; Moffett, Howard A , Jr., AN; Fobyjanski, Thomas R., ABGAN; Martin, Orlond O, AN; Bietsch, Elmond R., AN; Knowles, William E., AN; Williams, Jimmie L., AN; Rine, Jay C, AN; Szarkowitz, John J, ABUAN; Louderbock, Billy L, AA Third row, left to right; Singleton, Richard A,, AN; Francis, Morris L, AN; Masi, Daniel D,, AN; Mc Allister, Harry L., PRAN; Ibanez, Ronald In), AA; Kozub, Raymond (nl, AN; Kenely, Howard J,, AN, Campbell, Luther L., AN; Gonzalez, Frank (nl, AN; Hinson, Robert D, AN; Bowersox, Mace M,, ABGAN; Burns, James G, AN Second row, left to right: Russell, John A, AA; Darting, John R, AA; Ellis, Geoffrey S , AA, Gaddis, Richard K., AN; Coleman, Casto B , ABGAN; Trichc, Allen J, AN, Cumbie, Earl In), ABGAN; Splain, Thomas J,, AN; Fischer, James In), ABGAN; Stafford, Sam M, AN; Johnson, Williom A, AN; Johnson, Hansell (n), AN Front row, left to right: Poreda, Alfred G, AB2; Tucker, M.artin P, AB2; Reid, Thomas L, AB 1 ; Buckley, Robert R., ABC; Brown, Harold G,, CWO W-- ; Lee, Melvin C, ABC; Lay, Milton L, ABl, Johnson, Crawford B., AB2; Orgill, Robert J,, ABGAN, y ■X 1 Already rapid performance of V-4 men has recently been accelerated even more. Jet aircraft con now be refueled through the inflight-refueling probe in their nose, even while the engine is running. Planes are fueled even on the cata- pult and turning up, thus compressing critical time between flights. V-4 has demonstrated the ability to increase its capabili- ties by such methods; constant evaluation and thought on the part of fuels personnel help FORRESTAL give a steady, suf- ficient diet to demanding aircraft The V-6 Division is a jack of many trades, and still mas- ter of them oil. Versatile catch-all of the Air Depart- ment, they are charged with a variety of responsibilities ranging from changing a spark plug in a pickup truck, to assembling a powerful jet engine prior to its installation in a fighter. f, I LCDR JOHN O ' DONNELL V-6 Division Officer Also, as the maintenance roup for the Air Department, ley look after the ship ' s TF " transport aircraft, as ell as the rolling stock of arry-alls, sedans, etc. The ear and tear on bright yel- )w service tractors, or mules, " and jeep energizing nits, is terrific — steady re- air their only salvation. r W ' " I ULX ENGINE AND TRANSPORTATION SHOP Tiitirni r I«NK PROPEUfR SERVICING To accomplish their several tasks, V-6 operates a number of shops throughout the ship: the aircraft engine shop, aviation elec- tronics shop, aviation metal shop, oxygen shop, and parachute loft. As a further service, they keep up to date an aviation technical library for the use of FORRESTAL-based squadrons. V-6 might be anywhere in the ship, covering any one of a hundred necessary details in the life of on aircraft carrier. PARACHUTE LOl -Tf Back row, left to right: Robinson, R, C, AN; Davis, C- W,, AN; Taylor, A. L,, AT3; Straus, A. L., AN; Daugherty, G. W., ADl; Bowman, A, C, AE I ; Poison, R. E., AN. Mjddle ' row, left to right; Stigdon, M, E, AN; Shuford, R. ' (n), AE3; Conklin, A. E., AN; Breithaupt, S. C, AM3; Botes, G. L., AM3; Ralston, B. A,, AD3; Reinheimer, C. E., AN. Front row, left to right Nichols, M. M., AN; Smith, C. (n), AN; Nance, J. L., AD3 Davis G. D., ATC; Strong, R. E,, WOl; O ' Donnell, J., LCDR McKim, G. R,, ADC; Scobee, M. O., ADl; Hunter, C. C, AN Brookshire, S. P, AN. Back row, left to right: Mitchell, R. E., AN; Cobb, D. D., AE3; Heckmon, J. J., AN; Blom, D. F., AN; Witte, W. V., AN; Car- michael, J. L., AD3; Straus, A. T., AD3; Lindsey, J. L., AM3; Jackson, W. E., SN; Bodenstine, T. M., AE3. Third row, left to right: Skold, J. G., AN; Elvington, B. M., AT3; Jackson, T, G., AT3; Criego, R. W., AN; Mayotte, G. M., AMI; Rickord, H. S., AM3- Kitchens, E, D., AT3; McGuire, R. A., AM3; Beck, T. F., A03; Hoy, O. T., AN. Second row, left to right: Duncan, W. D., AM3; Ross, C. H., AM3; Andrus, R. E., AN; Frost, C. J., AM2; Gentry, J E., AT2; Carter, K. D., AM3; Corufel, J. J., AN; Brier, D. A., AN; Guiliani, M. J., AM3; Brown, J. L., AN. Front row, left to right: Rugg, F. A., ADl; Noley, C. W., PRl; Laws, C. L., AD2; Orwiler, 8. L., ATC; Strong, R. E., WO- 1 ; O ' Donnell, J., LCDR; Stone, E. F., ADC; Lane, E. L., AECS; Dillard, N., AM2; Simmons, N., AN. HELICOPTER UTILITY SQUADRON TWO Despite a comic appearance, the twin rotored HUP is the Navy ' s most versatile helicopter. The awkward seem- ing bird can move at any angle, in any direction. In its belly, a large electrically operated hatch and hydraulic hoist enable quick access to the cabin from below, while the vast plexiglass nose allows a perfect panorama. This agile bird is a many-sided tool of the fleet. FORRESTAL ' s helos are backed up by a trained crew of twelve men, who fly as crewmen and maintain the air- craft at the end of each day. Every rescue crewman has volunteered for intensive instruction at the home base NAS Lakehurst. Their job asks constant attention to detail, and HU-2 ' s Detachment 42 — though unnoticed until they ' re needed — is the guardian angel of FORRESTAL operations. Only a downed pilot who has seen the helo hover above water to pull him out, can testify to this. LCDR. CHRISTIANSEN was born in Faulkton, South Dakota in 1922. Graduating from Athol High he was first employed by Douglas Aircraft in California. At the onset of World War II he entered the Coast Guard and in 1945 began his Naval flying career. Re- ceiving his wings in 1947 he was assigned to VA-16 and began a long association with AD type aircraft. In 1949 he won the unofficial title of " Diving Bombing Champion of the Pacific Fleet, " while flying the Able Dogs of VA-155. Since that time FASRON 8, VS-822, VA-175 and I.B.T.U. rosters have included his name. Introduced to Whirly Birds in October of 1957, he is presently on his third cruise with helicopters. LCDR EDWARD F. CHRISTIANSEN The " Angel " Detachment is aptly named. Beyond their evangelical rescue duties, they provide each Sunday a " HOLY HELO " to transfer the Chaplain from ship to ship. The motto of HUTTRON TWO, " Service to the Fleet, " also has several senses. With their four pilots alternating during every daylight hour, at least one of the two Whirly- birds is bound to be at work, transferring parts, cargo, mail and personnel, flying plane guard, shooting photos, or help- ing in gunnery and radar calibration. Even in port, many hops are flown to the local airfield for the convenience of the ship ' s company proficiency pilots. Left to right; Erhordt, F. J., ENS; Kaus, R. W., LTJG; Christiansen, E. F,, LCDR; Bierschenk, F. P., LTJG. Back row left to right: Mounce, E. R., AM2; Landau, G, J-, left to right: Worthy, T. R , AN; Gittens, J. P., AN; Gribbic, AN; Duncan, R B,, AT3; Boisclair, J. V., ADR3; Herber, J. D., R, L., ADC; Lederer, H., ADR3; Brusca, T. D., AN. AD2; Cochran, C. R., ADR3; Danczok, L. J., AN. Front row. NAVIGATION %ji J Commander Frazier is a native New Englander. He attended Newton High School and Bowdoin Col- lege, graduating in 1938. He was varsity football, basketball and baseball player both at high school and college. He entered the Navy as an AvCad, finishing on December 5, 1941, just two days before Peorl Harbor, Prior to joining FORRESTAL, all of his operational billets have been with VF or VS carrier-based squad- rons. While in VF-27, aboard USS SUWANNEE and land-based in the Solomons, in 1942-43, Commander Frazier saw combat action, and was aworded 2 DFC ' s and 3 Air Medals, plus Letter of Commendotion and Unit Citation. He was Commanding Officer of VS-24 in 1950-51. CDR CLAUDE R. FRAZIER Whatever a ship con do depends first and last on its safe passage in the seas and harbours of the world. To anyone but the two officers and 27 enlisted men of the Novigotion Departnnent, the Medi- terranean is one daily expanse of water after another, happily broken by curving harbors and jutting islands. But in the eyes of Navigation and Quartermaster, the sea is divided into a rigid plaid of ref- erence points, Gunnery Exercise areas, air craft operating areas, and just plain areas. A transit of the Straits of Messina — to the crew, a curious sight for picture taking — gives the Navigation Department nearly four hours of careful, arduous ship con- trol. LORAN A COURSE ro STEER A SPEED TO MAKE DEAD RECKONING Back row, left to right, Reason, Don P., QMS, Paulson Bruce D., SN; West, Lawerence, QM2, Boiley, Alvin E., QM2, Tucker, Donald F. QM3, Forster, Robert F., SN; Ventgen, Robert J., QM3; Eichblatt, Charles S., SN. Middle row, left to right: Wiles, David B., SN, Schuhl, Peter C., SA; Francisco, Frederick W.. SA; Parmele, Wilhom D., SN, Phillips, James H.. SA, South, Harlan C , QMSN, Ramon, Anthony F., bN, imith. Lorry t., iN. Front row, left to right: McElravy, Frederick C, QM3, Engwiller, Richard G., SN; Martin, Donald F., SN, Wotts, Lenord B., QMl; Youn, William W., QMC, Becker, Charles W., QMl, Hairston, Emmanuel, SN, Wolf, Norman F., SA. Missing from the picture: Van Loock, Joseph J., SN; Freeman, William C, SN; Shinners, Gerald R., SN. 12 1 W( " • • I • • f £(0 « »► «c :-; ' ft a " X ftftii The Navigator ' s work centers around the bridge and Chart House, but sunset and sunrise find him on the 09 level, shooting the first or last stars to find that elusive quantity, the ship ' s position. Deep In the stern of the ship, below the fcntail, two After Steering stations — though sel- dom really used — are constantly manned at sea, constantly ready to take over from the bridge in the event of a steering cas- ualty. And the well-trained team of Quartermasters behind the Navigator takes control of the ship whenever precise ship- handling is needed: entering port, fueling alongside an oiler, entering a narrow strait, tying up at a pier. The Quartermaster ' s job varies be- tween the intricacies of celestial and elec- tronic navigation, and the less glamorous but essential chore of winding and setting the ship ' s clocks every day. On the Bridge or Quarterdeck, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, the QMOW stands his watch, as- sisting the Officer of the Deck. And among all Quartermasters in Navigation, the buglers, sounding " Mail Call! " and " Liberty Call! " , bring the gladdest tidings to the crew. f ENGINEERING Commander W J Hussong is a line officer re- stricted to engineering duty A native of New Jersey, he attended Washington and Jefferson College where he became a member in Lambda Chi Alpha and Phi Beta Kappa fraternities. He is also a graduate of the PG School at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Commissioned as a reserve officer in 1942 he was ordered to the Reserve Midshipman School at Co- lumbia and Notre Dame. After attending Nova! Archi- tecture School at University of Michigan, he was or- dered to Philadelphia Navy Yard where he was Ship Superintendent for Construction of the USS LOS AN- GELES (CA 135). Commander Hussong was trans- ferred to the Regular Navy in 1946. In his lost duty before reporting to the FORRESTAL, he wos superin- tending engineer at the Naval Boiler and Turbine Lab- oratory, Philadelphia. CDR WILLIAM J. HUSSONG, JR. LCDR RICHARD W. MELLIN n Domage Control Assistant LT(JG) MAX C. RICHARDSON Main Propulsion Assistant ■VjSi Electrical Division is another whose need is felt throughout the ship. The floating city called FORRESTAL contains thousands of separate spaces, and among them all must stretch a complete but flex- ible network of Interior Communications. The 2300 ship ' s phones are only a small load on E Division, and yet the IC switch- boards handle as many as 13,000 calls per day. r ' . J ENSIGN JOSEPH F. CAMPBELL Administrative Assistant LTUG) AMOS T. SHOWALTER To service all electrical and com- munications units in the ship, E Division is broken down into several independent shops and spaces. For instance, the only connection between a coffee making unit and the ship ' s running lights is the Light- ing Shop, which is responsible for them both, as well as all 1 15-volt circuits. The Distribution Shop, operating from Number 6 Switchboard Room, con- trols power from the ship ' s generators, 400 cycle and emergency diesel, and the dis- tribution network in general. All the motors aboard ship depend on the Power Shop, which — among many oth- er jobs — is charged with the electrical as- pect of the ship ' s air conditioning. Without light or communications, the FORRESTAL would be like a mute, stum- bling hulk adrift at sea. But with them, and thanks to E Division, the ship is a co- hesive, efficient machine. Back row, left to right: Sefert, W. D., EM2; Morris, F., EM2 Forester, R. R,, IC3; Sokol, R. A,, ICFN; Erikson, K. O., IC3 Hann, G. L., EM3; Paul, R. B., ICFN, Klvewsky, P. J., EM2 Mantovane, C. I., FN; McCellond, L. L,, FN. Third row, left to right; Hofstetter, G E, EMI; Kinley, C. G., EM3; Shaw, A. R. IC2; Ripley, R D,, EM3; Norton, R. A., FN; Low, T. L., EM3 Hill, S. K., FN; Conatser, J. R, FN; Stose, D. F., ICf-N LaMontagne. Second row, left to right: Buckert, F. E., tM3 Dawson, J. A, EM3; Sullivan, C., FN; Redman, B. D., EMFN Gordon, L A,, FA; Williams, J. W, IC2; Hodgeson, K. D, EM3 Mulacke, W, L, EM3; Duckworth, R. D, IC2. Front row left to right: Charters, D J,, FN; Gensterer, K, R; Etheridge, R. G, EM3;Behler, R. D, EM3; Cody, M C-, EM2; Lowry, V. W., EMC Howard, C. J-, EMC; Hall, C. 0., FN; Jackson, T. H., EM3 Lynn, D L., FN; Kirk, J J,, ICFN. H CENTRAL NEVER TOUCH THIS ONE . - f if f ft f f f i I Back row, left to right: Schuiz, R. J., EM2; Thurlow, W. E., EMFN; Deatheroge, R. G., EM3; Wynne, W. J., EM3; Stumpfall, D. M., EMI; Androde, J. J., IC3; Kaiser, Jomes N., IC3; Doyle, T. H., EM3; Nelson, S. R., EMI; Padillc, C. L., EM2. Middle row, left to right; Jarvi, R. J., IC3; Herbert, M. F., ICFN; Sturde- vant, G. E., IC3; Murphy, M. M , EM2; Potterson, B. D., EM2; Martin, R. R., EM3; Wagner, R. M., EM3; Wagoner, R. E,, FA; Saunders, J. A., SN; Denver, R. L., EMFN. Front row, left to right: Ekstrom, F. H., EM2; Storcher, W. J., EM3; LaMontague, R. M, ICFN; Wilkinson, B. A., FA; Nizuk, R. W., EMFA; Intrepidi, J. B., IC2; Stevenson, W. D , IC3; Jenkins, G. T., ICFA; Martin, J. M., IC3; Struble, H. A., ICI. CHRISTMAS, 1958 THE STAR OF E DIVISION Front row, left to rigtit: Succo, R. P., FA; Albert- son, J. E., EM3; Ireland, R. D., EM2; Stoley, C. O., ICFA; Kamborlan, C. H., ICFN. Back row, left to right: Hunsucker, R. E., EMFA; Timberlake, N. A., FA; Jensen, R. A., EM3; Wray, E. H., FM; Shoemaker, R. E., EM3 : Back row, left to right; Hendrickson, D. E., EM2; Siel, G. E., FN; Yokobinas, T. J., EM2; Kimbell, S. C, EMFA; FoUom, J. W., IC3; Vernon, C. T., IC3; Poplowski, E. A., EM2; Sconlon, T., FN. Middle row, left to right: Bell, L. D., EM2; Cissel, R. O, FN; Volmer, A. M., EMFN; Lgthy, R. A., EM3; Franklin, L. J., FA; Calbrese, T. J., ICFN; Lynch, M., IC3; Provenza, ICFN. Front row, left to right: Miller, J. K., EM3; Miller, L. E., EM3; Fleming, W. F., EM2; McNeil, J. F., EMFN; Gasclou, J. F., EM3; Hobbs,, D, L., EMI; Salvancy, H., EMFN; Morley, R. J., FN- Haddey J R EM3. UMUBiaiim Auxiliaries — a team vague enough to cover the air conditioning in the Captain ' s Cabin, or hydraulic operation of a deck-edge elevator. And oil things in between — the upkeep of steam operated equipment in the laundry, galley, scullies and tailor shop; of hydraulically operated equip- ment; of the diesel engines in the ship ' s boats; of the ship ' s whistle and ' the anchor windlass — fall to A Division. Equipment maintained by the " Auxiliary " Division finds its way to the cockpit of FORRESTAL aircraft, where pilots breathe A Division oxy- gen, and to frozen food lockers below the mess decks. From their Ma- chine Shop come precision ports every day, and hot and cold running water through their heaters and coolers. The last mark of A Division ' s pervasive influence is on the catapults, where they are charged with cutting in the steam, in addition to repair. Everywhere, mechanical aptitude is demanded, and given by A Division in an engaging variety of responsibility. LT(JG) WILLIAM P. DAWKIN A Division Officer A TIME TO LEAKS A D A TIME TO REST DUNGAREES AND WHITE COLLAR Back row, left to right: Barnes, W. D., FN; Eokins, P. FA; Perkins, J. F., FN; Pardue, W. F, FN; Schneider, W. J., FN; Fitzsimmons, R. J., FN; Bembry, L, C, FN; Anelli, J. D., SN; Vessel, T. L., FN; Mac Donald, B. T., EN3. Fourth row, left to right: Gensley, C. P., FN; Bergeron, R,, FN; Whitehill, H. G., FA; Norton, R. G., FN; Dietzen, R. S., FN; Holmes, R. H, FN; La Font, J. FN; Swonnie, E. J., FA; Yates, T. D,, FN; Beringer, A , FN, Third row, left to riqht : Simoneou, D. P., MM2; St John, L J , NMl; Rose, J. R., FN; Confer, M. W., FN; Trowbridge, C, EN3; Kosh, R., MR2; Shabia, P., MR2; Broadbent, G., MM3; Litovish, F. v., FN; Edwards, H., FN. Second row seated, left to right: Whitehead, E. A., MMC; Courtney, J. R., MMC; Baker, W D , MRC; Bollinger, H. J., BTC; Leotherbury, W. E., MMC; Rowden, L. R., MMC; Cornell, V. O., ENC; Dodson, A., ENC; Mclntyre, L. P., BTC. Front row kneeling, left to right: Ripley, J., MR2; Sisk, R, J., EN I; Moore. B. F., MR2: Hammond, D. M,, FN. Bock row, left to right: Gilliam, H N,, FN; Shogren, D. F., MMl; Echard, M, H,, MMI; Johnson, W. W, MM); Diorko, G., MMl; Jones, A. C, FN, Vowter, J P., MM2; Sondberg, R. L., MMI; Dougherty, T. E., FN; Saxon, W, L,, MRl. Fourth row, left to right: Miller, -C. J., FN; Berry, E. M., FN; Kane, Q. H , FN; Glasgow, B., MM], Ogle, H. L., FN; Fraley, C. M., MM3; Burke, R., FN; Rice, R. D,, FN; Slayton, R. R., FN; Childress, R. E., FN. Third row, left to right: Horok, J. B,, FN; Ventimiglia, F. T., FN; Kovachik, P. G., MMl; Owens, C. W., MM3; McManus, A. H., MM3; Hooper, S, F., FN; Zack, A. J., FN; Forrell, R C, FN; Martin, G. F , FN; Chose, C. W., FN, Second row, left to right: Goshorn, L, V., FN; Marshall, W. H., FN; Briggs, A. L,, FA; Knapp, F. P., MMl; Beauchomp, J. C, ENl; Waller, C W., MMC; Bailey, F H , FN; Bohonnon, L. S., MM2; Bell, R. T., FN; Hamilton, W. G, FA; Samson, C- A,, MM3- First row, left to right: Fong, R. G, F,, MM2; Henshow, H. F., FN; Hordenburgh, M. L,, MM3; Stoteman, R, L., FN; Cothell, W, F,, FN; Hanson, G. L., FN. i • aa AJd mi ' ' V ' rf f f f t Back row, left to right: Oravsky, i (N) FN; Balles, C. L., MM3; Fox, MM2; Wilhelm, J. V,, MM2; Hotch- klss, G. F., FN; Sonnenberg, D. A., EN3; Dolling, G. F., FN; Ripley, J. (Ni, MM2; Holland, R. J., FN; Mc- Knight, A. F., FA. Middle row, left to right: Gall, W. J., Jr., FN; Moller, A (N), MM3; Thompson, S. B., FN; Houston, J. D., EN2; Taylor, F. W., FN; Learn, D. C, FA; Ballard, L. E., MM3; Reed, R. E., FN; Tremblay, D. A., FN; Fassett, G. D,, FN. Front row, left to right: Verhage, J. D., SA; Mann, D. C, FA; Migues, A. J., FA; Short, L. V., MM3; Clair, G. P., FN; Lockhart, R. W., FN; Simons, C. (NI, FN; McClenon, L. R., FN; Hardenburgh, T. F., FA. Deep below the water line are B Di- vision men. At least one of their eight, huge Bobcock-Wilcox boilers is always on the line, meaning that a full watch at Flank Speed, or the Cold Iron Watch in port, is in the Machinery Spaces. Now a boiler is two decks high, bristling with dials, nozzles, handles, meters, burners and blowers — every one of them asking atten- tion from someone who knows what they should say or look like; and the assign- ment of B Division is to keep an alert, active watch oil day and night in 100-12C degrees temperature. The failure to act on a moment ' s notice of discrepancy might cause the sudden loss of a main engine, or a catapult disaster. LT(JG) HARRY B. VICKERS, JR. B Division Officer Underway, and after the sound and heat of steaming at sea, a group of about 20 men — the " boiler cleaning gong " — work while the crew takes lib- erty, to clean and ready the boi l- ers for the next at-sea period. There ' s water, water every- where, but not a drop to drink, so B Division produces 200,000 gallons of it per day. The evap- orators feed pantries and scut- tlebutts, as well as the boilers themselves. 4. 4 (i . 7 Back row, left to right: Mitchell, N. W., FN; Parkhurst, H. N., BT3; Brown, J. E., FN; Trapnell, R. W., BT3; Watts, J. W., FN; Mathieson, J. F., FN; Strzyzewski, R. E., FA; McCobe, R, W., FN; Gourdine, R. A., FN; Meyer, L. E., FA. Fourth row, left to right; Bloke, J. G., FN; Golbraith, R. A., FA; Snyder, R. L., FN; Wondell, S. E., FA; Seal, C. M., FA; Raborn, M. L., FN; Morford, D. D., BT3; Speer, E. E., FN; Karhu, C. O., FA; Moyes, F. D. R., FA. Third row, left to right: Kinney, E. J., FN; Mika, R J , BT3; Quotes, J V., FA; Allen, J. W., FN; Willioms, R , FA; Baker, W. T,, FN; Parsons, L. R., FN; Boye, C. P., FA; Martin, W. R., FN; Chose, H. A., FA. Second row, seated left to right: Ewert, R. A., BT3; Murroy, V. T., BT3; Spono, S-, BT3; Bonnett, M. D., BT2; Dontonville, R. W., BT2; Jones, L., BT2; Maughan, G. R., BT2; Honadel, G. R., BT3; Downing, R. M., BT2; Sullivon, T. R., BT2. Front row kneeling, left to right: Nichols, D. F., BT3; Elkins, S. A., BT2; Martinez T- RJl; Buchanan, D. J., BT3; Bostelman, W., BT3; Ball, I 3. Back row, left to right; Swage, J. J., FN; Herrin, O- K,, FN Ledsome, G, K., BT3; Potts, R. H., FA; Kramer, W. J., BT3 Adams, C. F., BTl; Di Cioccio, S. S,, FA; Herisley, J. J., BT2 Forrest, J- E., FN; Ashley, B. F., BT3. Front row. left to right Raines, Burget, L FN Burton, R. E., BTl; Kennedy, E. L., BTl; d ' , Fn ' ; Fornelms, R. D., FA; Wollis, W. W,, BTC; E. L., FN; Soverino, F. J,, FA; Rizzo, Davis, M., BTC; Newman, A. BT3; Perkins, R. L., BT2; Kurtzweg, A. E., FA. W NOT BROMO SELTZER THE MORNING AFTER . . . BUT A CAREFUL FEED WATER TEST But fuel is the FORRESTAL ' s greatest commodity. Taking it on, or giving it to destroyers in company, finds B Division men topside with the hoses or below decks, distributing fuel to keep the ship on an even keel. THE BOILER CLEAMNG GANG THE LOST VALVE r-v (»: •. Back row, left to right: McLaughlin, D., BT3; Christie, C. FN; Kleiber, J. E., FA; Scott, G. W., FN; Crosley, C. E., FA Kimbler, T. D., BT3; Horst, A. L . FN. Front row, left to right McLoughlm, J. I , FN; Vick, W. W., BT3; Williams, W. H., FN; Reordon, R. E,, FN; Morley, D. L., BTC; Holl, B. V., BTC; Haigh, J. W., BT3; Dolphin, J. J., FN; Parish, R. L., FN. tiaci row l.-tt t- ri.lit :,v,oqo, N., t-II. Hcrrin, K., FN; Ledsone, G. K., BT3; Potts, R. H., FN; Kramor, W J., BT3; Adams, C. F., BTl; Di Cioccio, S, S., FN; Hensley, J. J, BT2; Forrest, J. E-, FN; Ashley, B. F , BT2, Front row, left to right: Raines, R. L FN- Burton R. E., BTl; Kennedy, E. L,, BTl; Burget, R, D., FN- Fernelius, R. D., FN; Wallis, W. W., BTC; Davis, M., BTC; Newman, E. L., FN; Severino, F. J., FN; Rezzo, A., BT3; Perkins, R. L., BT2; Kurtzweg, A. E., FN LT(JG) EDWARD E. DUKE M Division Officer At the base of the ship stands M Division; and " M " stands for Making the ship Move. The range of M Division is simple to define: from the eighth deck up, all the machinery of the propulsion plant. Each of the four main engines includes a high pressure turbine, a low pressure turbine, main condenser, reduction gears, a shaft and 22-foot propeller, with a set of tanks, pumps, valves and throttles along the line; and the mind end hands behind it, M Division, watch- ing and working closely with this multi-million dollar plant, are dedi- cated to the proposition that the ship must never stop at sea. 4 THEY RUN THE SHIP ?• " ( ' ... I c-m Back row, left to right; Bridges, R. L., FA; Snell, D. W, MM3; Soellner, M E., FN; Russell, D, A, FN; Barber, R. T, MMFN; Tabor, M. A., MM2; Walker, A., MM3, Buechler, E, J-, MM3 Ralston, E, F,, MM3. Front low, left to right: Ventresca, W F , MMFN; Krystyni McCorron, E, P-, FN; Robi Preston, L, R., FN; Daum nk D. P., FA, Rampy, R. J., FA nson D W. MMC • Cole, E M , MMFN , H. E., MMFN; K DC, P. L. FA ' ■ ' . Also steam-pow- ered are the ship ' s eight 1500 kilowatt turbo - generators, lighting about 19,- 000 light bulbs and 25,000 radio tubes. It is said that M Di- vision ' s gen erators could supply a city the size of Pitts- burgh with electric- ity, but the Forres- tal is c u s t o m e r enough, a . never- sleeping city with no natural resources except the tnachines and generators of M Division. Back row, left to right: Momrot, L- A., N hK2.; Lemmon, A. R., FN; Anderson, C. F,, MM3; Teetz, H. W,, FA; Burke, p., MM2; Wiggs, H. L., MM 1 ; Mustholer, T. J,, MMFN; Richards, E. H., MMFN; Home, C, MMl; Vitkosky, R. J., vWFN. Fourth row, left to right; Piecaonka, R, J., FN; Beswick, G. A., MM3; Kennedy, J. L., M.MFN; Goddette, J. W,, FN; Lipscomb, R. E., MMFN; Daniels, W. D., FN; Byrne, J. J-, MMFN; Ausiello, F, F., FA; Miller, J. F., MMFN; Kopfinger, B. J., MMl. Third row, left to right; Gundberg, C. M., MM3; Young, D- R. MMFN: Baker, D. A., MM3; Erquhort, R. C., FN; Southerly, V. E , FN Chappell, D. L., FN, Wilk, J. J., FA; Rooks, F. D., MM3; Bing C. E., FA; Pierson, L. P., FN. Second row seated, left to right Noumon, J. U., FN; Lougee, D. R., MMFN; Prott, N. E., FA Bowman, L. A., FN, Hargrove, E. H., MMC; Howell, R. F., MMC Boseman, J. E., MMC; Weldon, J. D., MM3; Snowberg, B. M., MMFN; Maxwell, W. A., MM3. Front row kneeling, left to right: Porter, R. E., MMFN; Myers, H. E., FA; Jones, G. R., FN, Billmgs, G. E., FN. Back row, left to right; Macon, L. A., FN; Menuey, R. L., MM2; Dahlgren, R. E., FA; Bullock, T. J., MM3; Boggs, G. V., MM3; Gilcreast, E. E., FN; Seamens, E. R., FN. Front row, left to right: Findlayson, S. J., MM3; Meade, A. D., MM2; Boone, E. N., MMl; Puckett, J. K., MMCS; Morcunn, R. S., MMl; Ritzschke, R. E,, MM2; Crabtree, D. D., FN. i Vi- BETWEEN MEN AND MACHINES, A WORKING AGREEMENT VV...r - " - r • iV» " i N. • ■ ' " NAVY SPECIAL FUEL OIL -- GOOD FOR ZIPPO LIGHTERS TOO ' Oh y9s I t OS iotne ttt cudKK) you " THE ADMIRAL AN When the crew is exercised at General Quarters, a long, care- ful sequence of prep- arations in Damage Control is climaxed in the work of R Division. Before GQ, they have already equipped re- pair lockers, evolved the best methods pf damage control and fire fightihg, and trained repair parties in them. Then while the crew is at Battle Stations, they analyze and direct the repair situation from the Damage Control section of Central Control. Division personnel are Shipfitters as well. Along 180 miles of piping, and in 90 washrooms, their respons bility lies. Piping for the steam catapults alone requires steady preventive as well as repair work. A steel vessel still needs R Division carpenters, who tend to our liberty boats, and build anything from dollie and boxes to a 30 ' by 40 ' stage for Bob Hope and his troupe. With about a hundred men, and a hundred jobs to do, R Division means a group of staunch, steady worker LTUG) ANTHONY CARUVANA A Division Officer w r • ' n i 1 F F ' .. ■• " • • ' . • i ' Front row, left to right: Polich, S. R, DCG3; Newlen, C. W., FA; Beinkampen, H. J., FN; Nixon, M. F., FN; Carroll, E. H., FN; Dobbs, H. (m, FN; Utz, C. L., FN; Kaulback, W. G., FN; Klein, J. W., FN; Frame, R. A., DCFN; Helton, J. A., DCFN. Middle row, left to rigfit: Dirks, T. E., FN; Watkins, F. B., FN; Wolloce, R. (n), FA; Zimmerman, J. Ini, FN; Robinson, G. G., SFM3; Christ, G W,, DCW3; Dumas, A. A., DC2; Malinowski, H. J., FN; Cilinski, R. A, FN; Clemmer, D. A., DC3; Estes, P. (n), SFP2. Front row, left to right: Stranohan, J. (nl, SFP2; Love, E. (n), SFl; Zawadzki, T. G, SFM2; Finotti, D. G., SF1; Peck, W. E., SFC; Yates, D, L., SFC; Schuller, H. C, SFC; McEnony, W. J., DCC; Williams, H. G., SFl; Schwartz, R. E,, SFM3; Monohan, B. (n), FN, Back row, left to right; Hankmson, L. E., SFPFN; Sondford, W. R., FN; Gorroway, W. S., FN; Cluney, W. C, FN; Ayars, R T,, SFP3; Stephens, G. J.; SFM3; Ceaser, E. R., FN; Ronieri, J, A,, DC3; Frase, R. D,, DCS; Spencer, L, R , FN; Moore, R T., FN. Middle row, left to right Moody, G W, SFPFN; Schiesser, D. J., FN; Christenson, A. P., SFP3; King, G E., FN; Ackernnann, E. W-, SFP3; Hintz, C. E., FN; McCabe W F,, DC2; Goodman. J. A., DC2; Dearmore, G. R , FN; Font, A. R., FN; Myers, W. E., FN. Front row, seated left to right: MacKinnon, D. F., FN; Skinnell, E. E., DC2; Casto, W. D, SFP3; Plant, J. R., SFP2; Tru|illo, S. (nl, DC2; Pelton, L. E., ENS; Kennedy, L. (nl, DC); Wilder, D- M,, FN; Fairbrother, K. M., SFM3; Plogge, A. A, FN. Kneeling, left to right: Shedd, R. O., FN; Miller, P. W., SFP3. THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS ' mri y GUNNERY h Commandet Cummings is a graduate of the U. S. Naval Academy, Class of 1944. Subsequent to gradu- ation he was assigned to destroyers for five years Dur- ing the latter part of World War 1 1 he was gunnery officer of the USS ERICSSON (DD-440), and after the war was assigned as Executive Officer of the USS HAYNSWORTH (DD-700) , serving in this capacity un- I 1948. Next came tours as Commanding Officer USS LSMR-5n, Aide to Chief Military Assistance Ad- visory Group, The Netherlands; Executive Department U. S. Naval Academy; Navigator USS LOS ANGELES (CA-1351 and prior to reporting on board FORRESTAL he was Special Plans Officer, Staff Commander Service Force, U S. Atlantic Fleet. Married with three daugh- ters he resides in Norfolk, Virginia. CDR HARRY A. CUMMINGS LTIJGI DANIEL J. BROOKS, JR. First Division Officer r To every ship an anchor, on every an- chor pulls a chain, and the last, strongest link in every anchor chain is o 1st Division. Now each anchor weighs thirty tons, each chain is as long as the FORRESTAL, ond a link clone weighs 360 pounds. This is the measure of the 1st Division ' s bosic responsi- bility, ond of the geor they must control. Like their own equipment, the 1st Division is only as strong as its weakest man. But there can be no weak links when the anchor is V) i obout to rush out the ' howsepipe. Each man of the First Division is important — from the Petty Officer manning the brake to the seaman who drops buoy as the onchor is let go. The rumble of the chain, and a long , ,,,. i-M " " ■: ' " : If ft ' v Back row, lett to right: Collette, R. E., SN; Harrison, R. L, SN; Fields, B. D., SN; Schuster, C. F., SN. Middle row, left to right: Sheon, J. J., SN; Drogos, C. P., SN; Heverling, W. T., SN; Blackburn, B. L., SN; Shields, J. H., SA; Green, H. S., SN; Towe, J. B., SA; Graham, J. C, SN; Wolf. E. W., SN; Getz, E. C. SN. Fiort row, left to right: Holcomb, W. Jr., SN; Cameron, T. W., SA, Boyle, D. J., SN; demons, M. (ni, SN; Osborne, D. W., BM2; Council, C. B., BMl; Jagodzinski, E. L., BM3; Bright, C. (ni, SN; Evans, W. }., SA; Frey, E. P., SN, Spano, J. H., SN FORRESTAL ties up to a pier. Their foc ' sie s one of the showpieces of the ship, as the setting for Divine services and occasional conferences. There are few ports in the world cap- able of berthing the FORRESTAL, so the First IS regularly needed to bear a hand in anchor- ing or mooring against wind and current j» -i -»-ji steady note on the bugle, mean that each man has held his own strain, and the anchor is on the bottom. A windlass and two verti- cal wildcats control the heaving in, but the right man is still needed at the right moment. Between anchoring evolutions, the men of the First Division are responsible for a high-line detail, and for line handling when Back row, left to right: O ' Neill, M. A., SA; Skijou, G. C. SA; Von Vorst, C. V., SN; Crowe, B. G., SN; Morris, A. J., SN Zobski, F. S., SA; Mc Cormock, E. J., SA; Clark, J. (n), SN Hartley, R. C, SA. Middle row, left to right: Powell, F. J., SA Fabella, V. L., SN; Fontoine, E. M., SN; White, R. A., SA Diorio, R. C, SN; Fogle, K. L., SN; Baker, G. D., SN; Lloyd T W., SA; Biddle, K. G., SA; Hatfield, B. D., SN. Front row, left to right. Galico, J. L, SA; Reed, J. F., SA; Smith, R. S., SK; Kimbler, G. O,, BM3; Ferguson, G. E., BM2; Quinn, J. C, Jr., BM1; Peroni, M. F, BM3; Williams, A. N., SN; Outin, W. (n) SN; Murrell, B. T., SN; Snworles, R. G., SN. jj:En3 -- - ' — r irmzz- ' J stroyers, refuel from a tanker, or handle The Second Division calls itself " The lines at the pier. izzling Second, " and seldom fails to live up Besides the Officer of the Deck and the the name. The division ' s home is a neat, bust of James V. Forrestal on the quarter- ENSIGN CORNELIUS J. CROWLEY heerful gear locker near Mount 54, where deck, a first impression of the ship for im- Second Division Officer 1 complete status board symbolizes the ef- portant guests is made from elements of iciency of all their work. 2nd Division handiwork. They rig the ac- They are night and day on elevator No. commodation ladder, and maintain the For- , to take on stores and supplies, fuel de- restal ' s " lobby, " the in-port quarterdeck. Navy. " ...r cal wildcats control the heaving in, but the right man is still needed at the right moment. Between anchoring evolutions, the men of the First Division ore responsible for o high-line detail, and for line handling when A, SN; Burrows, B., SN; Evans, J. O., SN; Lynch, J. L,, SA, Farmer, E, SN; Tarrizzi, F., SA; Kennedy, W. L., SN. Third row, left to right: Luedtke, R. P., SA; Fergan, R. W., SA; Bucci, V. F., SA; Allen, J. F., SN; Olton, D. F., SN; Whitakers, C. S., SN; Richards, R. L., SN; Ransdell, L. L., SN; Stolnaker, R. E., SN; Johnson, W. P., SN, Brandt, M. L., SN; Maska, R. E., SN; Crochran, J, C, SA; McCaghey, D. C, SA; Colletti, G. A., SN. Second row, left to right: Mclnnis, F. D., SN; Eskola, W. D., SN; Johnson, S. L., SN, Sulhvan, J. M., SN; Thompson, M. A., SN; Mclsoac, D. J,, SN; Atkins, W., SN, Moore, E. E., SN; Johnson, F. L,, SN; Mel- C F., BM Eddings, E., BM3; Smith, J. M., BAAl; Colonna, M. A., BMl Perkins, T. E., BM3; Horsfield, W., BM2; Snyder, R. L., SA, Gosford, J. A., SN; Lampher, R. L., SA. Missing from picture Lambert, R. C, BM2; Homick, J. W., BM3; Garner, W. W., BM2 Gordon, L. B., SA; Saunders, J. A., SA; LaGassee, D. J., SA Girard, A. D., SN; Wilkison, S., SA; Kosman, W., SA; Sloven P. O , SN; Laurie, E., SN; McGrew, L. W., SN; Tucker, G. R., SN Baker, F. R., SA; Reiners, H. C, SN; Groves, W. G., SA; Liesuer, R. G., SN; Soule, R. C, SA; Lucas, J. W., SA. -, nlr Xl-i .; I UlUn- -- General Quarters stations in the 5 " magazines complete their major jobs, but the pri- mary work of a 2nd Division man is as Boatswain ' s Mate. The rate is a difficult one to make, asking a complete background in the countless aspects of deck seamanship, all of which go to make the Second Division — " Typical Navy. " i: ■ ' " ' Hf iJsi 7 ! ... . y U{)UID OXYGEX - A RECORD TRASSFER ._ B. TRAVi: Ordnance Officer SIDE CLEANERS Standing, left to right: Taylor, J. F., SA; Shiver, H. E,, SA. Sitting, left to right; Sweet, J. P., SN; Fryling, W. C, YN3; Loforte, L. Inl, YN3, Chavez, R Ihi, YN3, Turnage, C. Inl, SN. f ft t Back row, left to right; Price, D. H., SN; Evons, J. D, SN; Raymond, A. D., SN; Kennedy, W. L., SN; Moseley, W. A., SN; Crotty, J. M., SN; Whitaker, C. S., SN; Green, H. S., SN. Middle row, left to right; Fabellc, V. L-, SN; Masko, R. F., SN; O ' Connor, D, J., SA; Stephenson, E. L., SA; Eskola, W. D., SN; Fogle, K. L., SN; Marzullo, L. J., SN; Turpyn, P. S., SN. Front row, left to right; Boyle, D. J., SN; Galico, J. L., SA; Simcox, C. B., SN Colletti, G. A., SN; Watson, J. D., BM1; Hamblen, G. P., WO Hawk, T. C, BM3; Lonphor, R. L., SA; Cameron, T. W., SA Holcomb, W. J-, SA. Missing from picture; Lahti, W. M ' ., BM2 Gorner, W. W., BM2; Smith, J. M., BMI; Farmer, E., SN Gifford, R. J., BMI. , • ' T-- % t A J4 LT(JGI LOUIS D. DANIELS Third Division Officer The primary evJution for the Third Division is re- fueling at sea. At he refueling rig on elevator No. 3 where FORRESTAL r ceives fuel from the tankers, and in turn " tops off " destrtyers, the men of the 3rd lash together block oil and jet ftil hoses, and handle the Burton cable rigs during replenisllment. They have already broken rec- ords for the amouni of ammunition transferred from qAtio ships at sea. AlsJ another important job of the 3rd Di- vision is the riggin| of both after quarterdecks and accom- modation ladders u ■ i It- -L " i ti ■%%.%. r ' ¥ t % V ir • V .T . . wT, ! • Back row, left to right: Keeler, L. J., SN, Bland, T. R., SA; Barbee C. M,, SN; Miller, J. M., SN; Vinson, J. D., SN; Irvin, W. H., ' SN; Churchill, W. I., SA; Brock, L. M., SN; McComas, F. A., SA; Felton, . ; Voughon, A. T., SA. Third row, left to right: Hopkins, C. M.; SA; Garvin, C, SN; Godde, R. A., SA; Ward, F. J,, SA; Kennedy, J. L., SN; Bryden, J. D., SN; Stepherson, W. C, SN; Jones, L. L., SN; Fazio, J. N., SN; Kull, B. F., SA; Weaver, R. E., SN. Second row, left to right: Lloyd, D. L SN McLean R. J,, SN; Mosler, W. F,, SN; Figurelli, A. C, SA- Carter R. U., SA; Vassallo, S. C, SA; Borbo, D. M., SN; Spono, P. M., SA; Kelly, C. W., SN; Sovoge, M. J., SN; Hebbe, J T SN. Front row, left to right: Welcome, F. A., SN; Boltz, R W BM3; McGhee, D. B. G., BM3; Melonson, C. J., BM2; McNoliy, R. E., BMl; Combie, D., BMC; Coskey, G. L., BMI; Horsborgorl, L. E., BM2; Papszyki, J. J., BM2; Seidel, H. (nl, BM3; Palmer, S. (n), BM3. GOIN ' FISHIN ' They jokingly dub themselves the " Dirty Third, " but the daily importance of their work — handling all trash and garbage lends some dignity to the necessary job done by the Third Division. Incinerator crews work around the clock to rid themselves and the ship of the day ' s trash. (An inscnptiorr over Incinerator No. 2 reads, " Forrestal City Dump, hove fire — will burn. " So the job cannot be a totally cheerless one.) Forrestal ' s F ship ' s 5 " 54 ( were fired mc mounts are the defensive and weapons, with the projectiles loaded in the the : tJ. ago n m mt AWAY THE STARBOARD LIFEBOAT Liberty every day in port is the Fourth Division ' s service to the ship. For the seven utility boats, two officers ' motor-boats, Cap- tain ' s Gig, and Admiral ' s Barge, that take one thousand men ashore each day, are the fleet of the ' Ith Division. At sea, they paint, varnish and polish the boats daily; and m port, at anchor, they supply a crew of three to each boat — coxswain, bowhook and stern- hook. Besides the liberty boats the Fourth mans its tripod and black oil hose at the re- fueling station on elevator four, where they also rig a highline for transfer of mail, movies, stores, and personnel. The fantail crew of the Fourth Division mans port and starboard highlines, or streams the target sled for aircraft-gunnery and bombing run practice. So the Fourth, operating on a port and starboard basis, remains one of the few di- visions to continue work in port as hard as at sea. ENSIGN ANTHONY BOSWORTH , J T. d. ■ J Vl ' 41 r y % « V . -tf W VvT Back row, left to right: Ducker, G. R., SN; JohnbOn, R. A., SN; Kostuch, R. F., BM3; Chadwick, W. C, SN; Brown, I. C, BM2; Willrams, W. J., SN; Cheek, H. P., SN; Carter, L., SN; Herr, G. E., SA; Washington, H., SA. Third row, left to right; Jordon, H. C, BM3; Hensley, E. M., SN; McAllister, R. P., SN; Parrott, H, F., BM3; Littlejohn, W. C, SN; Hodge, T. J., SA; Scholl, R. C, SA; Hayton, G. C, SN; Hrubienski, E., SN; Lewis, N. E., BM3. Second row, left to right: Fortney. M. D., SA; Stamps, J. D., BM3; Hart- man, D. E., BM3; Snider, B. E., SN; Pommerville, C. W., SN; Cook, D. T., SN; Cope, R. L., SA; Lisnok, J. M., SN; Ayers, L. E., SA; Simons, R. E., SA; Mock, T., SN; Johnson, P. M., SA. Front row, left to right: Gentry, E.SZ., SA; Hollingworth, SA; Hillcr, D. R., SN; Westerlond, W. J., SN; Hobby, H. G., BM2; Wulterkens, L. J., BMl; Ulmon, Jr., SA; Cornell, C. H., SN; Farley, C. B., SA; Robinson, W. M., SA; Shaffer, M. H., SA. Forrestal ' s Fifth Division wishes the ship ' s 5 " 54 caliber rapid fire guns were fired more often. Their gun mounts are the most modern of rifled defensive and offensive automatic weapons, with the unique quality that the projectiles and powder coses, once loaded in the ammo loading room on the ' p J; gre npy - hon H ogr LCDR Vi G I CHARLES J. DIEHLMANN Fifth Division Officer mmmMMi. 1 t Gunnery practice must needs be squeezed between flight operations, but mounts 51 and 52 have nonetheless won the Navy E on the current Med Cruise. Back row, left to right: Espinoza, T. T., SN; Sheperd, D. L., W. J. R., SN; Severns, T. M , SN; Cloy, R. R., SN; Monn, G. L., GM3; Moyhew, R. J., SN; Wagner, P. R., SN; Rother, C. D., SN; SN; McKinley, A. L., SN; Bourke, J. B., SN; Morris, C. R., SN; Wetzler, A. R., SN. Third row, left to right: Bazer, GMSN; Fleming, P. E., SN; Shew, T. W., SN. Front row, left to right: Blasho, E. J., SN; Clork, W. D,, GM3; Hare, W. T., SN; Sybront, Knight, F. L., GM2; Lipscomb, C. C, GM3; Cote, L. J., GM3; R. A., SN; Abraham, L. W., SN; Lewis, J. C, SN; Chopo, R., Kruse, J. M., GM3; Kiffle, J. M., GMC; Thompson, J. M., MC; SN; Burns, A. E., SN; Brewer, D, R., SN; Riedy, R. D., SN. Second Simmons, F. T., GMC; Brown, R. E., GMl; Dawdle, H. S., GM2; row, left to- right; Foulkner, R. E., SN; Troynor, R. P., SN; Owens, Meynordie, B. L., GM3; Hamilton, F., GM3. t @ ' t.l - A €;, €2 J C f LCDR WALTER J. KWITKOSKI G Division Officer nr Ordnance Handling Divisior . ,un salute on the port and starboard saluting batteri With twenty-one bomb elevators, and o system as rigid as the deadlines they must meet, G Division can continuously supply embarked aircraft with block busters, 100 pounders, or non-conventional bombs during a prolonged strike exercise. From magazines on the eighth deck, to the underside of a plane on the flight deck, is a long haul, but the bombs are always there, and on time. Yet the most important work — fuzing and assembling the weapons — has been done during the night, while the crew slept. Back row, left to right: Boney, Jomes T,, AN, Tole, Dennis R., AN; Brown, Lorry A., SN; Cote, Carroll M,, AOAN, Wells, Grover E , AN; Reodling, Michael C, SN; Jockson, John R,, A03, ' Parry, Thomos N., SN; Muth, George G, AN; Arnold, James E. ' , AN; Barbabella, Enrico P., A02; Wode, Russell E., AN; Welch ' Harold E, AN. Third row, left to right: Corey, Richard ' E., AN; Bloomer, Thomas J., AN; Blanchett, Wayne C-, A03; Jump, Robert E., AN; James, Charles (nl, A03; Gravelle, Douglas C, FA; Milczarski, Robert A , AN; Roberts, Duval L , SN; Le Blanc, ' Jean O, AOl; Hargrove, Earl M., A03; Sobczynski, Joseph S, AN; Rogulski, Peter T., AN: Summers, Richard L., A03. Second row ' . left to right: Coscio, Gerald ' J., A03, Wilson, Donold A, SN; Prifchord, Richard D,, SN; Pride, Carl (n), AN; Winston, Horry D, AN; Poleski, Donald E., A03; Richey, Daryl R., A03; Shepherd, Donald L., A03; Metcolf, Robert L., SN; Hanson, Carl R., SN; ' King, Harvey D., AN, Lester, Donold W., AN; McCough, Francis B., SN. Front row, left to right: Blasingome, Cletus C., SN; Rineer, Lloyd P., SN; Montgomery, Robert P , AOC; Lonthair, Harry B. AOC, Logon, Bortlett W , AOC; Felter, Richard R., AOC; Dobber- stein, Herbert E, GMC, Uber, William J,, AOC, Redburn, Billie H , AOC; Inglett, Cuthbert F , A03; Konidas, Micheol B,, AN. . The following named men were in " G " Division during the ' 58 thru ' 59 Mediterraneon cruise. Back row, left to right: LaForte, James, A03; Hale, William V., Jr., A03; Kelley, Richard N., AN; Tyler, Duone E., AN; Brodmerkel, Joseph T., GM3; Hosier, Ken- neth A., AN; Barnett, Thomas (n), SN; Ballard, Glen P., AOl; Stevenson, Walter E., AOl; South, Herbert E., A03; White, Ches- ley H., A03; Anderson, Donald K., A02; Cave, Harry E., SN; Beck- man, Harold E., A03. Third row, left to right: Shelton, R. A., AOl; Pippin, Kenneth R., SN; Gillilond, " j " " C " , GM3; Eggiman, Delmar R., SN; Quirk, Warren G., SN; English, Wrenford L., AN; Henley, A. J., AN; Hennen, Marlin P., AN; Mellilo, William J., AN; Childress, Joe W., A03; Yates, Robert G., A02; Pearce, Jack D., A02; Potton, Ralph E., A02; Gunter, Leonard I., SN. Second row, left to right: Clifford, John C, SN; Harris, James W. H., SN; Barnett, James D., AN; McElmury, Lyie J., SN; Hoskins, El- mer J., AOl; Bell, John J., AOl; Harrell, Tom (nl, A02; Anti- kainen, R. A., A02; Weber, Raymond F., AN; Little, Bonnie P., AN; Vanoskey, Roy (n), AN; Dimovitz, Joseph G,, SN; Gould, George R., SN. First row, left to right: McNeol, Raymond (nl, SN; Wasnuk, Steve (nl, GM3; Schisler, Russell W., AN; Fendley, Jomes R., SN; Bell, Mansel E., A02; Dundas, Richard E., A03; Richard, Alfred J,, A02; Clark, Eugene C, GM2; Belcher, Albert C, AN; Jackson, Albert A., AN. L ' i LCDR HERMAN C. HANSEN GM Division Officer The Navy is always changing, always staying in the vanguard of the technological world The most recent innovation aboard Forrestal is the Guided Missiles Division. Part of the Ordnance Group in the Gun- nery Department, GM is charged with the work of testing and assembling the " Side- winder " and other air-launched missiles, and the maintenance of associated test equip- ment. Working in a shop forward of Hangar Bay One, their busiest hours come during prolonged strike exercises, when missiles ore constantly shuttled between the shop and the planes. The division is manned by enlisted per- lonnel of the Aviation Guided Missile (GF) ate, which skill demands a long and thor- )ugh course at technical schools, or else ex- ensive field experience. They began in the course of a steady in- :rease in air-launched guided missile activi- ■y, and as this new weapon and weapon sys- em gradually replaces conventional guns 3nd rockets, GM Division will grow with it. Ml i ' Back row, left to right: Scroggins, Tommy F, GF3, Strotton, Zipperer, Gory M., GFAN; Britt, Harry A., GFAN. Front row, Lawrence G., AN; Renhard, Curtis E., GF3; Button, Robert D., left to right: Mosley, Frankle L., GF3; Sykes, Morion W., GF3; GF3; Vukowich, Thomas (n) GF3; Dennis, Thomas S., AN; Kyzer, Morgan, William E., GFI; Botthof, Irving W., GFC; Rinehort, Harvey D., AN; Huggins, Earl M., AN; McDoniel, Richard J., Kenneth I , GFC; Tudor, John P. E., GFC; Martin, Donord J-, GF); GFAN, Middle row, left to right: Hergner, James R,, GFAN; Mortimer, John W., GF2; Brooks, Michoel F., GF3; McArthur, Culbertson, Jock W., GFAN; Cleory, Charles T., SN; Brooks, Douglas E., GF2. Missing from picture: Donforth, Mitchell H., Richard l!, AN; Snead, Robert H,, GF2; Leek, Dale L., GFAN; GFAN; Carver, Paul D., ATI. THE RIGHT TOOL IS HALF THE JOB it . ' -W - LT(JG) ALBERT L. MAYFIELD Fox Division Officer A»lff 1; a " ) f f fr-J V J nwrtntiWlr Back row, left to right: Loyd, W. In), SN; Harris, P. F. FT3; Froncis, C. O., SN; Hennon, V. G,, SN, Ovick, R. A., SN Antrikin, B. H., FTSN; Jenkins, J. H., SN; Head, J. H,, FT2 Kendrick, M, E, FT3; Barnett, B. (nl, FT2; McMurry, J. (n), Jr., SN; Wilbonk, W, E., SN; Sinek, J. E., FTSN. Third row, left to right: Peda, R, C, FT3; Stillman, J. (n), FT2; Craddock, A. Z., FT3; La Foe, R. E., FTSN; Barker, R. E., SN; Johnson, L. K., SN; Hesselton, D. E,, FTSN; Moore, C. (n), SN; Ferguson, R. M., FT3; Madalon, l. B,, SN, Ackerman, V. E., Jr., FT3; Huhndorf, C. E, FT2. Second row, left to right: Chavez, R. (n), YN3; Shiver, H,, SN; Turnoge, C. In), SN; Malinowski, L. P, SN; Ehrhordt, T. C , SN; Bowermaster, J. W., FT2; Minns, G. A , SN; Jeffrey, W. R , FT3; Girard, E. J., SN; Ward, J. E., SN; McFarlond, A, W., FT3; Taylor, J. F., SN; Pedro, S. B., FT2. Front row, left to right; Newtz, R. L., FTSN; Porkyn, D. L., FTSN; Hubbard, R. E., FT3; Kent, J. T., FT); Eubank, J. R., FT1; Cooke, W. A., FTC; Lee, G. (n), FTl; Miller, J. A., SA; Pawlak, J. (nl, FT3; Seeley, S H., SN. Missing from picture: Duenkel, W. L., FTC; Sowell, J. R., FT2; Bakley, R. (nl, FT3; LoForte, L. (n) YN3; Fryling, W. G,, YN3; Sweet, J. (nl, SN; Weimeister, M. G., FTSN; Ezell, F. W., FTSN. 1 .1 • , - In effect, Fox Division is responsible for the units of director radar detection, electronic Gunor, and the intricate Target Designation System. The first component of fire con- trol, the Target Designation System in Combat Information. Center, can co-ordinate Forcestal ' s fire power in the case of heavy attacks, directing each 5 " mount to its best target. Alone, the Mk 56 System uses visual location of the target, radar tracking, and mechanical computation of ballistics; whereas the Gunar system locates the target, tracks and computes target information electronically. I LCDR ARTHUR R. KING Assistant Technical Supervisor LCDR EDWIN C. BARTLETT Technical Supervisor Part electrician, mechanic, ordnonceman, physical technician or nuclear physicist, special weapons personnel are quiet, nondescript men who perform an obviously important function, still shrouded in secrecy. And besides technical skills, the officers and men (every man is a rated man) of W Division must come equipped with unques- tionable national loyalty and an extra sense of re- sponsibility, as well as the virtues of sailor and shipmate. SWU men often need to work long and ir- regular hours, since much of their work is per- formed in the dead of night. But despite the cloud around it, theirs is a job like any other job — only now, the hope for international peace is mixed in their work. " SWU " sounds like the quiet swish of the veil of secrecy surrounding the work of a Special Weapons Unit. In fact, little is to be spoken aloud about the activity of men who deal primarily with nuclear weapons, for all but the last appearance of their work on deck is done within restricted bounds. The best description of W Division responsibili- ties is to say, simply, that they stow, inspect, assemble and repair nuclear weapons in or- der to maintain Forrestal ' s atomic capability. Back row, left to right: CWO-2 J. H. Reynolds, USN, CWO-3 G. A. Guess, USN; CWO-I R. L. Eriondson, USN; SWO-2 R. L. Woods, USN. Front row, left to right: ENS W. F. Murphy III, USNR; LTJG A. E. Buchonan, USN; LCDR A. R. King, USN; LTJG V . S. Britt, USNR; LTJG R. J. Mclnerney, USNR. Missing: LCDR E. C. Bartless, USN Division Officer (on tour in Paris.) Back row, left to right: Craft, K. W,, NW3; Cook, J. H., NW2; Dovis, W. P., NW2; Knauss, R. F., A03; Thompson, D. M,, EMI; Huebner, A. E., NW2; Ross, R. D., NW3; Ryan, R. L., NW3; Gandy, J. (ni, AOI; Bronum, H. F., YNI; King, R. O, NWl. Third row, left to right: Gilbert, W. L., EM2; Zeestroten, K. E. NW3; Onspaugh, C. E., GMl; Williams, R. V„ SKI; Poland, T. K., NW3; Horn, F. C, ETR3; Worley, S. L., ETR3; Justice, R G., EM2; Walker, B. G., EMI; Jaeger, R. H., NW3; Wollace, B. G., NW3. Second row, left to right: Holloway, T. H., NW3; Lee, J. M., ETR3; Englert, M. T., ETl; Eckhoff, J. F., GMl; Abbey, R. W., NW3; Oloson, O. P., SFM3; Murdock, C. D., NWl; Roberts, J. H, SKI; Roybal, G. M, YNI; Rietberg, J. A., GM2 Front row, left to right: Lipscomb, J. I., A03; Harrell, R. Z., EMC; Rasmussen, V. C, ETC; Moore, J. R., AOC; Bortlett, E. C, LCDR USN; Coe, J. T., AOC; Berm, F. A., ETC; Tarves, R. J , ETC; Sherman, M. F., NW3; Fogg, L. W., GM3. Perhaps the only true " All-Hands " operation aboard Forrestal, besides Battle Stations, is an ail-day replenishment at sea. When the carrier striking force of the Sixth Fleet meets the Service Force, Task Force 63, then begins a rigorous day, often lasting from before dawn until well into the night — a day of ship handling, line handling on the elevators, heavy transfers over the water from ship to ship, chains of men on the hangar deck, and final stowage in the storage spaces below decks. The Forrestal may go alongside as many as five ships in the course of a day and night with Task Force 63, for fuel, dry stores, frozen goods, general stores nnaterial, and ammunition. Each one of these meetings requires a smooth, close approach despite heavy seas, quick securing of the lines between ships, and efficient passage of hundreds of tons of equipment to the correct space, in the correct order for future use. From the conning Bridge on the 8th level, where the Captain handles the ship in each approach and cons it at close quarters for as long as ' Vz hours, to the men in the reefers, or ice boxes of the Forrestal 1 3 decks below — all these are necessary elements in a critical operation at sea. AENT One man ' s job on the hangar deck may not give him an overall picture of the operation, but there is actual excitement in every step of the work. The roar of the rollers is contagious, as carton after carton moves down the lines of men and tracks, while the band pounds out jazz for the crew, as long as Forrestal is along-side another ship. If one crate of fresh apples happens to break open, in the hazard of a difficult transfer, there is still no waste. All in all it takes about 600 men in the working party, besides the number who continue routine work in support of the operation. The store rooms are located both forward and oft, which doubles the logistic problem. The amount of supplies taken on board ship depends always on the supply ship itself. A record was achieved on 17 December, 1958 in a replenishment from the USS Rigel (AF-58). 340 tons of ap- proximately 15,000 cases, were brought aboard Forrestal in 3 ' 2 hours. In 3 more hours every case was stowed away. Furthermore, the whole operation was conducted on a ready hangar deck. There are planes throughout the deck ready for immediate use. And the outstanding fact of this replenishment was that it was accomplished without accident. ESCORT DUTY AT ITS BEST! 1 iS3 YEARS OLD The primary mission of the Forrestal Marine Detachment is interior guard duty. Marines fulfill this long tradition of the Corps in the Special Weapons spaces, in the Brig, on Deck, and as personal orderlies to the Ad- miral, Chief of Staff, Captain and Exec. And aboard Forrestal, the constant chain of im- portant guests makes the Marines, as Honor Guard, the spokesmen and showmen of the ship. But in addition to guard and Honor Guard duty, the usual housekeeping chores of men at sea must be performed. During General Quarters, marines have stations in the handling rooms of the 5 " 54 magazines. Id! ' I II ' II II ai A DAY AT THE BEACH s — .. - -• ■ Forrestal marines are the nucleus of the ship ' s potential landing party, and whenever required, they will be ready for full landing operations. Constant training and calisthenics make them the physi- cally fittest men on the ship. And constant attention to bearing and appearance make all of them — from the " boot " private to the Officer in Charge — trademarks of a proud corps. SICK CALL SOMETIMES LEADS TO MEDICAL Commander Richard E Luehrs was graduated from the University of Oregon Medical School following previous schooling in that state leading to the degree of B. S, in Pharmacy. After his medical training, he was ordered to NAS Moffett Field, California, and has never been separated from Naval Aviation since that time. He completed instructions at the U. S. Nova School of Aviation Medicine at Pensacola. Among his next assignments were duty aboard thirteen carriers in both oceans, while with Carrier Air Group Seven for four years. Teaching and research in Aviation Physi- ology and Crash Investigation at the School of Avi- ation Medicine preceded his present tour. CDR RICHARD E. LUEHRS, (MO The Medical Department will take sec- d place only to Naval Hospital Ships for tail and completeness in its medical facili- s. At sea or in port, almost every con- ivable medical service is avoilable to the ;w. And in the tradition of all ships at 3, the Forrestal has responded — by hi-line d helo — to many outside calls of distress, cases varying from schizophrenia to a rained elbow ;e, be- Medi 4,000 ' OS any 5; jre of , and work phy- train- I 24 T the e af- dis- There gned irma- cy, Clinical Laboratory, Blocd Bank, Surgical Operating, X-Ray, Aviation Medicine, Medical Administration, Field Medicine, Property and Accounting, and a myriad of other jobs such as the op- eration of the Basal Metabolism and Electrocardiography machines. In addi- tion, a new sound proof cubicle, acousti- cally silent, has been installed for au- diometric tests. A LT RAY D. JORDAN Administrative Assistant H Division Officer Left to right: Morrisey, A. W., LT MC; Dracos, F. J., LT MC: Sirkin, R. B., LT MC; Jordon, R. D, LT MSC, Clark, C, LT MC- CAL ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY HE STILL HAS A HEART Back row, left to right: Fisher, M. S., HM2; Cave, A. E,, HM2 Faulkner, J, A,, HMl; Ostroski, D. H., HM2; Marceau, J P., HM2 Shuey, R. L., HM3; Lust, E. S., SN. Middle row, left to right Alexander, C, B., HN; Caron, R. R,, HN; Rushing, M. L., HMl Murray, A, J,, Jr., HM2, Alkins, R. B., HM3; Beaudoin, N. L. HM2; Brock, G. W., HN. Front row, left to right; Lutz, R. (n), HM2; Davis, M. (nl, HMl; Ballenger, E. Z, HMC; Lehmbeck, N. G,, HMC; Reeves, P, (ni, HMC; Silberer, J. H., HMl; Lo Grange, F, H., HMl, Missing: Hare, E. B,, HM3. (I ,Of| J Besides their hospital service to the crew, the Medical Department carries out another important mis- sion which is relatively new in shipboard operation; to prepare pilots and crewmen for survival in altitudes beyond 50,000 feet. Theoretically speaking, a man fitted with the Navy ' s new omni-environment suits can walk on the moon at 67 degrees F. and be as comfort- able as sitting in his own living room. Maintaining f; s n ■ ' . pilot efficien- cy t hr o u g h constant flight physicals. Avi- ation Med cine also keeps a constant c h e c i on the workabili- ty of their pressure suits and hard hats. Bock row, left to right; Schlenker, G A, HM3, Walton, J S, HM3; Roberson, W, E., HM2; Blockmon, R. J,, Jr., HM3, Harris, J. A. ' , HM2; Timmerwiike, J. P., Jr., HM2; Waples, P- E-, HM2. Middle row, left to right: Ellis, R. L, HN; Littlejohn, M C, HM2; Olmstead, W G, SA; Porker, J F HMl; Nolte, J W, SN; Johnsori J M , HN, tmerick, J. J,, HM2. Front row, left to right e ' rondt, H. F., Jr., HMl; Conklin, R D, HN; Bell, C- R, HMC; Powell, R. H., HMC; Long, D. A., HMC; Cheek, J. U, HM2. Missing; Mencer, C. (Nl SN. DENTAL i ' Commander Rinck, born in Idaho, and raised in Tocoma, Washington, obtained his pre-dentol educa- tion at the College of Puget Sound in his home town. He obtained his degree in dentistry at Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago, Illinois. It was while a student in Chicago that he met and married the former Rita Groves. A daughter, 12 and son, 5 complete the Rinck household. During his 14 years in the Navy Dr. Rinck has served in the Western Pacific aboard the heavy cruiser Toledo; at Quontico with the Marines; on the staff of Com ServPac; at the U. S. Naval Hospital, Newport, R. I.; and at other naval activities. CDR THEODORE J. H. RINCK LT GEORGE B. CROSS D Division Officer Smaller and quieter than any department on the ship, Dental is noticed only when needed — and then their importance is far out of proportion to their size. In a typical month during the Med cruise they treated over 500 separate patients, by means of the latest technique and equipment available to any dentist or clinic ashore. The four dental officers and seven dental technicians can perform virtually every needed operation, from cleaning, extraction, restoration, and the placement of a simple silver fill- ing, to the most complex of prosthetic appliances and oral surgery. The prosthetic laboratory is an innovation in the Navy, and a remark- able addition to the Forrestal ' s dental facilities. Prosthetics involves the adding of an artificial part to the human body, and in the lab, the dental staff can produce perfect substitutes for missing teeth, as well as gold castings for bridge work. Difficult or urgent cases are seldom sent ashore for outside treatment, since teeth are the same — military or civilian, at sea or ashore — and the dental department is responsible for them all. A modern, many-sided Navy persists because every division and every man in it know themselves to be essential, the Dental Department self-SLifficient specialists, have a right to be sure of themselves. • tb Left to right; Cross, G. B., LT DC USN; Rmck, T. J. H., CDR DC USN; Dennis, H. J., LCDR DC USN; Baker, R. D., LT DC USN. DENTAL PROSTHETICS: A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH Back row, left to right: Murphy, S. J., DN; Horn, C. A., DN; Smith, E. L., SN; Williams, R. L., SN; Gunter, B L., DN. Front row, left to right: Wiley, B. R., SN; Isel, I. F., DT2; Strangle, K. In), DTC; Coxwell, H. H, DTC; Hinc5, D, In), DT3; Vezina, R. J., DN. " m SUPPLY - I Commander Frederick D. Harrison was born in New York City but moved at an early age to Cali- cated in vari f board A, with ate Sch ber of freshm He ente as Pu .ols. He Id War I years in followed ia, U. S. BuSanda Bock row, left to right: Murphy, S. J , DN, Horn, C. A., DN; Smirh, E. L., SN; Williams, R L., SN; Gunter, B. L , DN. Front iw, left to right: Wiley, B R, SN; Isel, I. F. DT2; Strangle, K. tI, DTC; Coxwell, H H, DTC; Hines, D. (n), DT3, Veiina, J.. DN. ' .. LT ROBERT T. BROILI S-1 Division Officer LCDR JOHN A. CHAPMAN, II Assistanf Supply Officer -i u T Between the Captain ' s memo pod and o compartment cleaner ' s swab, S-1 Division covers a broad range of responsibility in procuring, receiving, storing, issuing and accounting for all general stores and ship ' s tech- nical repair ports. And still, S-1 supplies aviation repair parts to Forrestal squadrons. The division is administratively broken down into three units: S-1 I and S- ' z personnel for office and storeroom repair parts; S-1 3 for avia- tion storekeeping. A collective on-hand inventory of S-1 ma- terial shows a range of 75,000 different items, while the total number of articles approaches one- half million. The $4,000,000 value of these goods includes again a wide range, prices varying from $.003 for resistors to $2,000 for magnetron tubes and even $1,000,000 for some types of jet en- gines. Once more. Supply and S-1 accomplish in a few offices and storerooms a job that de- mands blocks of office and warehouse space ashore, plus countless men and machines. j! " I Back row, left to nqlit: Purcell, J. E., AN; Edwards, R. K. AN Beard, C. M., AK3; Purdue, G. E., AN; Utter, P. E., AK3 AN; Chodwick, P. E., AA; Barry, V. D., AKAN; Harfield, H. D., AN Chod Horn, D. A., AN. Third row, left to right; Moore, W. E., AK2 Horn Ratterree, H., In), AN; Gillmon, AKAN; Beachler, D. R., AK2 Ram Corsi, A. L., AK2; Ashcraft. J. R., AN; Daniel, L. C, AKAN Acosto R AK3; Mortz, D. J., AKAN. Second row, left to right; Lynch J ' e., AN; Jenkins, F. E., AK2; Scott, M. P., AK3; Hackmon, C. J., AKAN; Wotkins, G. H , AN; Beyer, J. J., AKl; Tytka R J , AN; McKibbian, K. R., AN; Sladewski, L. J., AK3. First row seated; Reynolds, W. K., AKC; Mullen, P. W., AKC. ■ ' ' -It . - 4 fill T ¥ ¥ :i!. bui.K row, left to right: Devig, R, E., SN; Dovis.A. B., SN; Frank, R. D., SA; Silbaugh, G- R, SN; Honno, f! O,, SKS] Jones, H. D., SA; Meyer, B. M, SA; Smith, G. J,, SA; ' Smith ' , W. H , SA; Willioms, S., SN. Third row, left to right: Kucker, K R,, SN; Smethers, M. D,, SN; Osborne, W, G, SA; Williams! R, B,, SN; Blackburn, L. E,, SN; Bates, E. N, SN; Fronkin R d ' SN; Wright, W. G., SN: Ginite, L., SN; Thompson, c ' SKI Second row, left to right: Bradstreet, P. R., SK2; Richardson C B, SN; Conroy, T. J,, SK2; Willis, H. SK2; Marsh, E, N,, SN; Robinson, K. W., SN; Jones, W- M., SN; Cellner, H., SN; Powell R, A,, SK3; Ford, G, B., SK3; Hughes, J. W., SK2. Front row! left to right: Richmond, C. J., SN; White, J. T., SN; Albright, H., SKSA; Bailey, A. W., SN; Easley, J. H., SKC; Bedorl, G, J., SKC; Kromer, G. W-, SKC; Emanuel, O. E,, SA; Wozel, A. H, SKI- Quattlebalm, R. W., SA; McElfresh, J. D,, SA. © LT MICHAEL BAT S-2 Division Officer IfTu Feeding a hungry city of four thousand men, three times a day, is a job that might stagger civilian producers, distributors, butchers, bakers, retailers and professional restaurateurs. Aboard Forrestal, S-2 does it all everything but laying the egg or giving the milk. A ton of potatoes, six thousand fresh eggs, six hundred pies, one thousand chickens and a thousand pounds of fruit: this is only a small portion of the amount of food consumed daily aboard the ship. And few restaurants find it profit- able to remain open twenty-four hours a day; however, owing to air op- erations the men of S-2 Division are often required to keep their spaces manned ' around the clock. With the serving of early breakfast, regular breakfast dinner, supper and midnight rations, every man has a chance for " three squares, " making a total of about 11,000 meals per day. A OUR DAILY BREAD Even the seemingly little group of 100 coffee messes draws two tons of coffee per month. Seventy-one men man the galleys, butcher shops, vegetable preparation rooms, storerooms and bake shops, while 187 " swab- bys " - — the Mess Cooks of S-2 M — are needed simply to keep the mess decks clean. The 200 tons or so of stores we receive in a normal day ' s replenish- ment at sea, make up the row material of S-2 ' s responsibility. If " an army marches on its stomach, " the Navy floats on it. Standing, left to right: Parker, T. R., SN; Watts, T. D., SN; Oestnech, W. M., CSl; Breene, J T, CSl; Kramer, H P CSl ' Gavlond, P. H, CSl; Sparks, W C CSl Back row left to nght: Britt, E L., BM2; Sodowski, R. J., i ; to right: Miller, P. W,, SFP3; Thomas R. A AD2; Clark W. S., Cotton C L BM3; Hort, C. R„ AQ2; Caldwell, N, J. A02; MMC; Jackson W. C BMl , McLe,ghton, T. H BT3. M.ssing Klay, G. R., AB3; Couch, W. S,, MM2. Front row seated, left from picture; Honey, J. W., AD3; Kircher, K. K., bA. -1 n ,u .J . 111 • f 1 f 1 1 f f f ' r» r - V f ' % ' ' t , M Back row, left to right; Atkins, W. L., SA; May H. F., AN; Wells G E AN- Rineer, L P., AN; Roudenbush, H. J., SA; Humphries, C. (nl AOAN; Hubbard, S. L., AN; Schodle, D. L., MMFA- Madalon, L. " B " , SA; McLaren, R. H., AA. Middle row, left to right: Anderson, R E., SA; Koenig, J. M., FA; Rogulski, P T AN; Davis, R. (n), SA; Hadlev, D. L., FR; Raid, J. M., FN; Kinzel, F. G., AEMAN; Cox, M. (ni, SN; Sandowski, G. (nl, SA Brown, N. C, AN. Front row, left to right; Dewitt, A. F., SA Litofsky, J. (n), SN; Robinson, D. L., FA; Mockey, J. T. Schultz, C. A., ADRAN; Skidmorc, M. J., FN; Carroll, R. H Leek, D. L., GFAN; Wiles, R. ml, SA; Sveen, L. W. Benh ' am, W. B., ATNAN AN SA, FA Back row, left to right; Renz, George F., CSSN; Lizotte, Front row, left to right: Brown, Gerald D., SN; Moxwell, Lorry D., David R., SN; Rokshandich, Steve (n), Jr., CS3; McGarry, Richard SN; Bolowsky, Fronk (n), CS2; Knutsen, Lenard (nl, CSI; E, CS3; Butler, Robert E, SN; Rice, William D., SN; Purdom, Shores, Leroy (nl, CS2; Miller, Earl H., CS2; Wilson, Richard L., Al ' onzo (n), CS2; Notchick, Francis T., CS2; Morris, Fred R., CS3. SA; Kraft, Edward (nl, CS2; Wore, Bobby J., CS3. Bock row, left to right: Hogg, R. J., SN; Mason, R. A, CS2, McHale, J. J, CS2; Butler, R. £,, SN; King, G,, CSI; Sims, K., M. SD3; Harkins, D., CS3, Bence, B. F., SKI; Michaels, George, CS3. SC Middle row, left to right: Wolfe, W. E., SN; Sparks, W. C., CSI; M, Irley, G, CS3; Coffey, C. E,, CS3; Hess, D L,, SN; Belarger, R. J.. SN; Vinies, D. A., Ci3, McCombs, G. L , bN; Hammock, R., CS3; Leber, G. G; SN. Bottom row, left to right: Groy, R. D., CS3; Andrews, O., CS2, Snelson, G. O., SN; Dunlop, M. L., SN; Koose, P. W., CSC, Proulx, E. S., CSI, Burr, A. L. Jr., CS2; Triumfo (transferred); Cox, G. O., CS2. LTUG) RUDOLPH A. KRENZ S-3 Division Officer THE GEDUNK SMILE " They also serve who stand and ' sell pogy bait and skivy shorts, " said the English poet, Milton: an apt description of the Forrestal Sales Division. Though most of their functions are not surrounded by glory or excitement, they are none the less important. Remove the " gedunk stands, " ship stores, barber shops, cobbler shop, laun- dry, dry cleaning, clothing and small stores, hobby shop and vend- ing machines, and you leave a spiritless, uncivilized ship. ' C «!t m The least apparent type of logistics is human logistics, satisfying the personal needs of the officers and crew who run the ship. In meeting those needs, for instance, over 30,000 candy bars, 1 25,000 packages of ciga- rettes, and over 26,000 cokes are sold in a month. In fact, the typical sailor leaves over $20.00 per month on Soles Division counters, this despite the fact that many of the services are given without charge. Back row, left to right: Everett, R., SA; Forbis, J., SH3; Mar- tin, S., SA; Robinson, F. A., SH3; Sanchez, J., SN. Front row, left to right: Buie, K., SK3; Monaco, O., SN; Johnson, R., SN; Hud- son, J. B., SH3; Alston, A,, SN; McNulty, H., SN. Back row left to right: Williams, J. (ni, SN, Green, R. A., SH2 Simmions, T. H., SA; Mauldin, B. T., SN; Vick, R. L., SN; Stephenson, D B, SH3; Lowery, W. M., SN; Scott, W, (n), SN; Falkenburg, R J,, AN. Third row, left to right: Greene, R. S., SHI; Arnold, W In), SH2; Doyle, T. C, SN; Cannon, B. B., SHI Michaels, J, D., SN, Cleary, W. H,, SN, Coson, J. F., SH2, Woggoner B L, SH3, Allen. L. R., SN. Second row, left to right; Cowan, B. B,, SH2, Morgan, V. C, SH3, Nash, H. C, SA Creel, B. E., SN; Howord, D. E., SN; Nicholson, D. (ni, SN Howord, S. E., SN, Dodson, J. E., SH3; Mowbroy, G. (nl, SN Front row, left to right: Robinson,. R. W., SN; Moson, J. R,, SN Morrow, K. 8., SA; Ferroro, A. ni, SA; West, B,, In), SH3 Christion, J. E., SN; Callison, P. C, FN; Jordon, H. W,, SHI; Sznojder, F E, SH2; Davis I i " ) sH.7 ■ ■ - Incidental to the bosic service done by S-3, their work generates a profit which returns to the cus- tomer in the form of Welfare and Recreation activities, beach parties, ship ' s parties, athletic equipment and related items. As a case in point, the cruise book in your hands now was entirely financed by ship ' s profits. At sea and in port, the stores and shops of S-3 Divi- sion — Main Street in the Forrestol city — moke a direct, material contribu- tion to morale and efficiency. Sj:§§§:::S§§ ' S§:§§§Mj 5| 3ack row, left to right: Van Duser, T. M., SN; Moore, E. L., SK3; Minton, C. M., SH3; POE, E. (n), SN; Yaw, J. E., SH2; Connely, D. C, SK3; Puckett, N. R., SH3; Fox, T. L. G., SH2; Wergers, R. B., SN; Brooks, J. L., SH3. Middle row, left to right: Schuh, M.. R., SN; Weber, R, P., SN; Esfobrook, L. R,, SH2; Kelly, J. C, SHI: Denny, M. M., SKI; Giovanini. D. L., SA; Ferraro, P. W., SN; Kingen, C, V., SN; Flexon, J. R., SH3, Lynch, W. F., SN. Front row, left to right: Nogy, J. P., SH3; Deaver, F, E., SN, Fiorella, J. E., SH2; Sullivan, T. S., SN; Shadbolt, D. R., SHCS; Gallospy, S. M., SH2; Barone, V. J., SHI; McCarthy, R. J., SN; McMurty, C. B., SN; McKeeman, R. A., SA. Bock row, left to right: Purccll, J. E, AN; Edwards, R. K. AN; Beord, C. M., AK3; Purdue, G. E,, AN; Utter, P. E., AK3 Chadwick, P. E., AA; Barry, V. D., AKAN; Harfield, H. D., AN Horn, D. A., AN. Third row, left to right: Moore, W. E., AK2 Ratterree, H., (n), AN; Gillman, AKAN; Beochler, D. R,, AK2 Corsi, A. L,, AK2; Ashcraft, J. R., AN; Daniel, L. C, AKAN Acosta, R, AK3; Martz. D J,, AKAN Second row, left to right Lynch, J. E., AN; Jenkins, F. E., AK2; Scott, M. P., AK3; Hackman, C. J., AKAN; Watkins, G. H., AN; Boyer, J. J., AKI; Tytka, R. J., AN; McKibbian, K. R., AN; Slodewski, L. J., AK3. First row seated: Reynolds, W. K., AKC; Mullen, P. W., AKC. J ENSIGN CHARLES J. FOX S-4 Division Officer The office that draws a crowd of nearly eight thousand men c month, must surely hold some mystic a ppeal for the crew. Actually, the com- pelling force is the three quarters of a million dollars doled out by the Disbursing Office every month, which undoubtedly ranks this space among the most popular in the ship. Bock row, left to right: Sadowski, George, SN; Cole, Brian N., Ronald J., SN; Coville, Frederick T., DK3. Front row, left to SN; Mabry, Wm. R., DKl, Bieler, Albert J., SN; Deppert, Edward rigfit: Simpkins, James W., DKl; NicFiols, Jock H., DK); Ray, J., SN, Leggett, James L., SN; Pietrylo, Carl J,, SN, Dominick, James W., DKC; Wosilewski, Vol " Ski " , SN; Ricfiards, Leslie 8., SN, Mocfiingo, George E., DKl. V S-4 is divided in three: Payoll, Travel and Financial Returns. The first group figures the semi-weekly pay amounts, and enters all leave rations, longevity and changes in rate. Secondly, the Travel Section handles all travel and shore patrol claims. Like a large civilian company, they administer the Navy ' s carefully surveyed expense accounts. Financial Returns, the last division of S-4, does the paper work of Disbursing, send- ing and receiving all claims, vouchers, monthly returns and correspondence In all, S-4 Division, ready with a bargain rate for pesetas, or a family allotment, supplies the wherewithal for good times ashore or money for home. I LT(JG RICHARD A. MARTELL S-5 Division Officer , 4 The Hilton Forrestal is headed by the Executive Officer, who is President of the Wardroom Mess, and staffed by one officer of the Supply Corps assigned as Mess Treas- urer and Caterer, with more than one hun- dred Stewards behind him, making up S-5 Division. And the boarders in this hotel — over three hundred mess members eating in four dining rooms — take all their meals at the hotel, depending on S-5 as well for laun- dry, dry cleaning and room cleaning service in over two hundred staterooms. The Forrestal regularly plays host tc transients — high ranking military and civili- an — whose basic needs for food and shelte ' are met by S-5. I i 3 W M --J -=r- 01- -3 Ai . 1 i Jy J Wi,- : r»t « - V p I t lt back row, left to right: lalioterro, E. F. SD3; Smart, J. C, C, TN, Sopmoso, D. P., TN, Escolona, B. C, TN, Ricks, J. L. SDl; Brown, E. A., SDl; Bradley, H., SDl; Cobbs, B. A., TN; SA; Scott, E., SD2; Brown, W., SD2; Farmer, J., SD3; Burgess, Johnson, L. C, SN; Moten, H., SDl; Campbell, M., SD3; Pratt, N., SD2; Thompson, G. R., TN; Jones, E., SD2; Northcross, J. M., H. L., TN; Cole, J. L., SD3; Nixon, L. T., SD3; Vernon, T., SD3; SD3; Taylor, E. E., SDl; Fennell, W., SD3; Rosal, J. S., SD3. First Evans, W. O., TN. Third row, left to right: Sprulll, T., SD2; Rob- row, left to right: Umipig, L. A., TN; Benavente, D. B., TN; Cruz, ertson, J., SD3; Penn, J. M., TN; Burts, J. R., SD2; Evans, R. B., N. R., TN; Hizon, R. G., TN; Bumatay, E., SD2; McNair, E., SDC; SD2; Dismuke, J. J., TN; Johnson, A. L., SD3; Hawkins, W. R., Harris, E. C , SDC; Rawls, A , SD3; Gruta, F. B., TN; Bolivar, L. TN; Smith, J., SD2; Salazar, F. G., TN; Carter, L. T., TN, King, R., TN; Ares, P. A,, TN. E. D., SD3; Lennit, W., SD2. Second row, left to right; Johnson, Besides preparing five and often six wardroom seatings a day, the two galleys, two pantries, and two sculleries operate a Coffee Mess open twenty-four hours a day at sea or in port, and a Sandwich Mess at night for the purchase of midnight rations and juices, milk and favorite sandwiches cooked to order. Offering everything but breakfast in bed, S-5 completes its services with a check cashing service in the Ward- room Office. S n OPERATIONS ♦ ♦ CDR JOHN H. lARROBINO Commander John H. larrobino, U5N, the Opera- tions Officer, was born in Chestnut Hill, Massachu- setts. He is a product of Boston College. He finished flight training in Pensacola and Miami in 1941. Dur- ing the war he was attached to various corner squad- rons; on the Ranger in the Atlantic and landbosed on Guadalcanal and Bougainville in the Pacific. Since 1945 his assignments hove been: the Ad- vanced Training Command in Jacksonville; the USS BOXER as Asst. Air Officer; under instruction at the General Line School in Newport; NAS Quonset; CO of Fighting Squadron 174 on the USS FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT; the Staff of Commander Fleet Air, Jack- sonville; and under instruction at the Naval War Col- lege in Newport. He come to the USS FORRESTAL in November, 1957 from the Aviation Plans Division of CNO in Washington, D. C. Absolutely unique, OP Division the Photo Lob ore liable for a graphic record of each man and every event aboard the FORRESTAL. A cruise, liberty in a foreign port, a crash on board, a broken fuel line, a birthday party . . . these and countless others (though the Photo Lab counts and files them) are pos- sible matter for the 500-odd shots they make per month. Some events remembered, some forgotten, but all can be remembered by OP. In pure vigilance, they equal the Command- ing Officer, taking a moving picture of every day launch and recovery. Accurate and complete as they ore, the Photo Lob can be helpful or em- barrassing, leaving a vivid, not to be distorted record of events. Continuing the human analogies that Operations divisions seem to prompt, OP becomes the retina of the FORRESTAL. And only a little of their work goes into " news " — greeting VIP ' s or covering hi- lines and fueling rigs. Their first responsibility is Aviation Intelli- gence, and Aerial Reconnaissance with the newest electronically con- trolled cameras takes a quarter of their time. Besides, ID and por- trait photography, shots of damaged material, and endless on-the- spot coverage of special occasions leave not much time for the de- veloping and printing which must go on behind the scenes. For that basic work, as well as for all their functions, the Photo Lab uses the best and latest machinery known to Armed Forces photography. h LCDR EDUARDC OP Division P. BROWN Officer Curiously enough, two other essential offices come within the scope of OP Division: Aviation Intelligence, and the Department of- fice itself. Al is the quiet, unseen, factual brain behind aircraft missions, briefing in turn the squadrons and individual pilots. Be- yond this, their need is to know what is not commonly published; for instance, the military capabilities and vulnerability to air attack of all potential enemies of the United States. They have already brought to a finish, strategic situations which are yet to occur. aw Back row, left to right: Ferrier ill, T. T., PHI; James, J. R., PHGAN; Bates, R. D., PH2; Quandt, C. F-, PHI; Woods, R. C, PH3; Carter, A. D., PH2; Cool , M. C, PHGAN; Riley, W. T., PH3. Middle row, left to right: Surgeoner, R., PH3; Hardee, J. T., PHAAN, McGallis, A., PHI; Wagoner, J. R., PH3; Hamelin, A. v., PH2; McCue, J. F., PHI; laropoli, S., SN; Stifel, A. C, PHAAN ■ Front row, left to right: Imahara, F. N., PH2; Towell, C B SA- Seward, L. L., SN; McEntire, J. W., PHI; Miller, K. R p ' h3- ' Faulkner, P. H., PHC; Anderson, R. D., PH3; Morey, c ' e PH2; Jackson, R. P., PHAAN; Davis, E. R., AN. Back row, left to right; Aaront, J. t., SN; Koopmon, W. D,, Drake, J. W., YN3; Nix, J. J., SN; Livelsberger, A. J,, DM3, SN; pQscoc, J. I., PTl; Anderson, C. E., SN; Stanley, R. W., SN, Waldron, C, R., PHC; Cox, R. S., GMC; Morley, T. D., SHI, Broussord, D. L., SN; Penn, L. W., SN; Howord, W. H., SN; McCrossin, E. E., PHGAN; Monaco, B., PH3. Berger, R. H., YN3. Front row, loft to right; King, J. E., YNl; LT(JG) ROBERT E. SCHREPEL OS Division Officer «»M " On the flag bag! Close up FOXTROT, close up FOXTROT! " The voice of the signal supervisor signaling the beginning of air op- erations can be heard throughout the compact world of OS Division. They have a small world — bound- ed by the flag bag, signal shelter and 09 level — but a wide and cru- cial responsibility. If Communica- tions are the ears of the ship, the signal gang ore the eyes, watching and sending every visual message coming in or going out, day and night. Continual course and speed changes during a day of air opera- tions are sent to plane guard de- stroyers by flags and pennants on the port and starboard halyards. Alongside a tanker, signalmen use the oldest means, semaphore, tc exchange football scores or per- haps tactical information. Ther at sunset the " flog bag " is secured and further messages are sent by open flashing light, or by ' Nancy " light, infrared. " Sigs " is further responsible for knowing the position and identitv of all ships in company, flag nants and call signs of US cr eign ships, flag officers, as well G; appropriate honors and ceremonies to execute if some Italian fishing boat comes miles off course to dip his Ensign to the FORRESTAL. Back row, left to right: McDowell, E SN; Lacy, G. F., SM); Duffy, J. W., Coughlln, R. C., SMI. Middle. row, left SN, Jacobs, A, (nl, SM3; Rutkowski, R SN; Kearley, L. F. SN; Lamb, M. C , sK Stanley, R. W., SN Howard, W. H., SN qht: King, J. E., YNl SN; Koopman, W. D Drake, J. W., YN3; Nix, J. J., SN; LIvelsberger, A. J, DM3, Waldron, C. R., PHC; Cox, R. S., GMC; Morley, T. D., SHI, McCrossin, E. E., PHGAN; Monaco, B., PH3. M LCDR MAURICE E. BEAULIEU OC Division Officer The reason for being, and daily occupation of on air- craft carrier is of course air operations. And Air Ops, one small room in the center of the ship, means OC Division. In that one small room. Air Ops personnel keep in intimate contact with the bridge, for flight changes which involve the tactical movement of FORRESTAL; with Primary Fly, for problems affecting launch and recovery, or communica- tion with on aircraft; with Combat Information Center, for technical questions of aircraft control; with the Squadron Ready Rooms, for status of particular planes and availabili- ty of pilots; and with Flight Deck Control, for instant knowl- edge of aircraft location. CDR JUDSON C. DAVIS, J( Air Operations Officer The theory, Air Ops exists to coordinate and schedule the ship ' s flight operations, and furnish relative information to pilots. This in itself would be sufficient responsibility for the four officers end 12 men in Air Ops; but their prescribed mission does not even suggest the additional du- ties which fall to OC on a super carrier. In the course of a normal day, they may be asked to: put a sailor ' s last-minute letter on the TF to Naples, accept 1800 pounds of incoming mail for all ships in company, ferry Senator so-and-so and an emergency leave case to Nice, send a helicop- ter above the fleet for moving pictures, etc ad infinite preoccupation of Air Ops. But they olways come back to their first task, making a framework for operating aircraft. The room is encompassed by status boards displaying weather reports, ship ' s position, nearest land, planes ' side numbers, fuel states, pilot names, time off and on deck; and these boards contin- ually change face, as the day ' s flight schedule progress. The end of each day brings only prep- aration for the next, and a break in flight operations is only o chance to fit in more helo trips or TF flights. As long as there is an aircraft in the air or about to be, OC Division is in force. Bock row, left to right: Sogn, R. F, SN; Copelond, R. F., SN; Front row, left to right: Seward, R. D., Dubuk, M, A, SA; Zimmerman, E. P., ACT3; Devine, R. P., SN Earl V, M ACC; OBr,f. " id ca i AN, Glodin, F. Q, SN, - --v, G C , SN i -t Back row, left to right: Costine, E. D-, ETRSN; Grindle, L. W , SA; Key, M. D., SA; Stapleton, O. K., SN. Front row, left tc right: Kosydor, G. M., ETR3; Newman, P. D., ET2; Estrada, A., ET2; McClellon, D. J., ET2; Geisert, P., ETR3. ETNSN; Batjiok, G. J., ETNSN. Second row, left to right: Dimmitt, L A., ETR3; Fenner, W. L., ETNSN; Rowley, J. W., ETI; Duke, S. M., ETNSN; Trenory, T. D., ETNSN; Pineou, K. J., ET2; Lowenberg, W. S., ETN3; Rohling, J R , ET2. Front row, left to right: Cecil, C. F, ETRSN; Croig, D W, ETI; Andersen, M. E , ETI; Gerber, E. D, ETC; Reget. J. R., ETC, Goldberq, H A, Back row, left to right: Worrior, K. C, ETR; Reed, B. F., ETI; Esser, A. T, ETR3; Brouer, T. L., ETN3; Lorek, F. W, ETN3; Trimert, R. E, ETRSN; Meredith, L E., ETN3; Voh|en, HA.. ET2; Trudeou, A. J., SN. Third row, left to right: Taylor, J. E., ET2;; Barrett P. H., ET2; Suggs, C. R., ETNSN; Kone, M. H., ET2; Rieck, B. R., ETR3; Godin, A W , ETNSN; Brodbury, M U, es quickly to .yh Electronics Tech cians muy i c uned upon for any repair sailor can ' t understand, their basic duty the maintenance and repair of all Forrestoi electronic equipment. 5 rerilins " annoying beasts who hide anywhere among the manifold pieces of flCtrOriics gear. To the end of the yardarm, or in the inaccessible nding to come again. 01 Division Radarmen in Combat In- formation Center con do more than write backwards on plastic status boards. In CIC on the 03 level, they control the Forrestal air picture, keeping communications with air- craft end ships as well. A row of Air Con- trollers against one bulkhead of the darkened space follow and vector Forrestal aircraft, be- fore they are turned over to the second sec- tion of 01 Division, the Carrier Controlled Approach room, where Tacan brings the planes to deck. The surface scene of car- rier operations is controlled in Surface Combat, behind the bridge. There, as in Combat, vital tactical information is collected and displayed, evaluated and disseminated throughout the ship to those who need to know. Although Surface Combat and CIC post 24 hour lookouts, the radar men and evaluators inside seldom see the light; never- theless, they are timely and more accurate than seaman ' s eye can be. LT RICHARD A. WIGENT 01 Division Officer LCDR JOSEPH H. FISHER CIC Officer feikf : ' CONTROLLERS ROW Bock row, oit TO right: Schwartz, D. M, ENS; Bird, P. L.. LT; Gibson, R. A., LCDR; Corter, C C, LT; Johnson, I - ENS; Meyer, BC, LTJG; Copria, R P, ENS; Lorizzo, E. P., ENS. Missing from picture: Fisher, LCDR; Wigent, LT; Porter, ENj. Front row, left to right; Simmons, C. W., LTJG; Knighten, C. E., -r — Back row, left to right: Dougherty, J. (n), RDSN; Schaefer, R.-C, SA; Ewert, J. L., RDSN; Homrn, J. W, RD3; Kress, J. O., RD3; Price, O., Jr., SA; Wolf, D. N., RD3; Weiss, C. W., RD3; Farroll, J, T, AC3. Third row, left to right; Peters, B. J., SN; Murphy, J. J , RDSN; Clark, K. J., SN; Kaufmann, V. D., RD2; Hughes, R- A., AC3; Whealton, G. D., RDSN; Harvey, J. (n ' to right: Schneider, R. J,, SN; Norton, C. C-, RD3; Brockeen, M. A., SN; Drew, K. E., RDSN; Brickett, E. T., SN, LoLonde, E. C, AN; Guevara, L, (nl, SN; Barnhill, L. E., RDSN; Weed, W. L., RDSN; Balsome, J. A., Jr., RDSN. Front row, left to ri ght: Moore, B. E,, SN; Dieter, E. G., SN; Barcelono, R. E., SN; McKeffery, W. J., RDC; DeMaria, T. J., ACC; Wall, C. H., RDC; RDSN; Monkm, P., SA; Burnett, J. R., RD3. Second row, left Morse, R. A., RD2; Grain, E. L., SN; Septaric, A. G., RD2. Back row, left to right: Schuhl, R. W., RDSN; Foley, J. J., RD2; Adams, R. G., SN; Nelson, D. D., SN; Angus, R. O., AN; Lutrzykowski, J. J., SN; Miller, J. D., RD3; Mitchell, R. E., SN; Webber, R. G., RDl; Rodenbush, H. J., SN. Third row, left to right: Gibson, C. T., RDSN; Ricks, M. (n), RD3; Stouter, D. C., SN; Word, R. E., RD3; Emanuel, J. C, RDSN; Riechelderfer, R. C, RD3; Haviland, E. W,, RD3; Allcmanq, C. R., AN; Scbourn, H. W., AC I ; Short, D. A., RD3. Second row, left to right: Baker, J. D., RD3; Tilley, W. P., RD3; Rinehart, W. L., SN Thompson, F. B., RDSN; Lascalo, J. P., RDSN; Ford, T. M., RDSN White, M. L., RD3; Wellons, L. M., RD3; Dictor, P. A., SN Williams, L. J., SN Front row, left to right: Smith, R. E., RD3 Magnuson, S. P., RD); Fortin, J. (nl, RDSN; Van Norman, R, W. SN; Bell, C. W., SN; Wyckoff, C. H., SN; Johnson, R. N., SN Homp, Q. R., AN; Marks, R. D , AC2; Haag, D. D., SN. lur L ivibiun, irie i.eruer oi ine (com- munications Group, gives the Forrestal a powerful " voice " and sensitive " ears, " The Radiomen and Telemen of OR Di- vision must keep in touch with other ships, aircraft and shore based com- mands all over the world, by means of voice, teletype and " CW " telegraph ra- dio communications. Isolated as the ship at sec may seem, we are far from being out of touch. In one corner of the Radio ' Shack ' a radio- LCDR THADEUS F. WARD Communications Officer man ' talks ' to Balboa, Canal Zone, in Morse Code, of course, while elsewhere a loudspeaker clearly reproduces the voice of a man sitting in an office in Washington, D. C. In the teletype room, a bank of ma- chines continually copy broadcasts of messages to all Navy units in a particu- lar ocean area, and in addition, weather information and world news. Finally, in Main Communications, the ship ' s Mes- sage Center, hundreds of messages ore received every day, ranging from highly classified vital intelligence reports, han- dled in the adjacent cryptocenter, to messages announcing the birth of a baby boy. Communications is a day long, year long business, and with the greatest " needto know " on the ship, OR Divi- siojT ks and hears for the Forrestol CI - 1 41 4t Standing, left to right: Corr, Joseph D., LTJG; Harrison, William D., ENS; Sullivan, James F., ENS. Seated, left to right: Deibert, E. M., ENS; Corbin, D. R., ENS; Ward, T. F., LCDR; Hogerstrom, K, W., ENS; McGroth, R. L., ENS. Missing from picture: Narehood, ENS; Schrepcl, ENS; Guinord, LT. Back row, left to right, Kuhn, L. C, RM3; Callahan, J. J., Smith, R. E., RMSN; Johnson, E. B., RMl; Wollen, A, J., RMSN. RM3; Stafford, W. F., SN; Voiret, R. E., RM3. Middle row, left Front row, left to right: Wright, C, SA; Scott, J., RMl; Jacobs, to right: Czulewicz, . AN; Grimes, R. G., ,.RM3; Patten, L. J., RMSA; SCI, P. R., J. A., SN; Foltz, R. E., RMSA; Preiser, V. A., SN; Hording, J. E., McNew, C, SN; Kinross, G. A., SN; RMSN; Colo, I., TE); Wimett, W. E., RMSN; Amos, D. R., RMSN. The constant wind we need for flight operations brings the weatherman to the bridge several times every day. He may not be able to create the weather, but the ship ' s Aerologist, backed by the 16 men of OA Division, can guide the ship from ows to highs, from clouds to sun or stars at night. Given the technological progress in design of ships and aircraft, operations at sea can be continued in weather that would have been too hazardous a few years ago. But weather conditions are still limiting, as long as the carrier uses the mediums of sea and air. Actually, with the careful, constant observation, analysis and dissemination of weather data by OA Division, we can make our own weather; for the carrier can move wherever the w therman advises, to find wind, sun and stj I] LCDR JOHN R. HERB OA Division Officer i t 0M v ' s- Back row, left to right; Ramsden, R A., AG3; Swedenborg, C J , AGAFJ, Allen, R. K., AN. Front row, left to right: Costo, J B AG3; Kelly W. J, AG3; Ehrhard, R. F., AG3, Soivoggio, R, N,, AGS, Drouin, E, A., AGl; Freeman, O. H., AGC; Schuer, T, F., AA; Lopane, C. F., AN. IJSTHMXG FOR THE PL ' LSES OF TIIF ATMOSPHERE ■ aai « pTTYrrrrr, J !i, 111 Left to right; CWO J. E. Kehoe; ENS C. D Smith; LTJG R. C. Morrow; ENS L. J. Felstiner, Jr.; CWO G. M. Massey. Missing; LTJG F. J. Kerr, Jr.; ENS J. A. Trogolo. SOMEONE HAS SAID THAT THE PEN IS MIGHTI- ER THAN THE SWORD, at least from their own educated vantage point, the Executive Staff is living proof of this cliche. Working hours are long and irregular, for they are usually typing themselves out from underneath a mass of paper work, trying to sys- tematize countless files, or helping their shipmates in an endless flow of " administra- tive " problems. LT(JG) ROY C. MORROW Administrafive Assisfant X Division Officer Personnel is first and last to see a Forrestal sailor. They originate hard-earned advancements in pay, besides climaxing hundreds of Navy careers every year by typing and deliver- ing Separation papers. Personnel has an enormous task, handling all the service records of nearly 3,000 enlisted men. U.S.S. FORRESTAL CVA-59 WEDNESDAY PLANNING THEIR 0 V SEPARATION FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY 17 DECEMBER 1958 PLANO EDAY ROUTINE Carry out the at-sea daily routine prescribed in enclosura (1) to Standard Ship Instruction 5330. 1, except as modified below: 0345 Reveille for ALL H ' iNDS 0400-0530 Breakfast. (Replenishment Teams will eat early breakfast) Unnoticed heroes of the Executive Department, the Administrative Office, or " Admin, " is a 6-man secre- tary of .the Executive Officer. Centering around a versatile, omniscient Admin Assistant, they are the bearings of the ship ' s machinery, disseminating timely notices, and issuing the all-important Plan of the Day. Officers also have personnel office, in le Captain ' s Office, hich handles all offi- PROTESTANT FELLOWSHIP SERVICE IN THE SHIP ' S CHAPEL ' k row, left to right; Coronel, Comilo D., PN3; Loron, Robert C, YN3; Wrenn, Jomes A., PN2. Middle row, left to right. Just, Eddie J., YN3; Adams, William C, SN; Simpson, Roymond W., PN2; Beard, Tommy L., SN. Front row, left to right: Over- street, Herbert H., Lll; Feathers, Fred M., YN3; Peoples, 0yd C, YNCA; Devroy, James L., SN; Richardson, Franklin D., SN. , ir -( I 1 " Y rrr.r f Z ' j ' Bock row, left to right; Brennon, R, mi, EM3; Powell, GM2 Risser G. H., A02; Rawlins, W. H., DC2; Dough, AO2 ' Middle row, left to right; Styler, W. M., AB2; Davis, AQ2 Stack, E F., BM2; Ireland, R. D., EM2; Costeel, H. C Paquin, D. P., AB2; Harper J. I., BM2; Young. H R, W. I , W. J., M. R , , A02; AMS2; Lecuyer R J , ATR3; Johnson. G. E., A02. Front row, left to right Heitzmann, J, R., AB I ; Caldie, J. A., BTl; Diorka, G- I., MMl; Waechter, C in ' , BMI; Abshirc, C- F, BMI; Green, H. N., BMC; ' Tyner, L, (n), BMI; La Mork, L. A., AB I ; James, F. (nl, AMI; Wilson, H. L,, ADI. Men missing; Felts, K. E. ond Salsberry, E. A., SFI. I. A T H O L I C LCDR FRANCIS J. FITZPATRICK Chaplain (Catholic) Lieutenant Commander Francis Joseph Fitzpatrick was born in Mrssouri in 1916. He was educated in various schools and semi- naries in Missouri and Kansas. His ordina- tion to the Catholic Priesthood took place in 1942. He has served as assistant to the Pastors of Churches and has held other church offices. He remains a priest in the Diocese of Jefferson City, Missouri. He was commissioned in the Chaplain Corps of the Navy in 1948 and has been as- signed duty and temporary additional duty to sixteen Naval vessels among which was the US5 NEREUS (AS-17); and in addition, MCRO San Diego, Subron 5, TransDlv 14, Phibron 9, and NAS Hutchinson, Kansas. ' SOMEONE HAS SAID lAT THE PEN IS MIGHTI- THAN THE SWORD, at 3st from their own educated intage point, the Executive off is living proof of this iche. Working hours are ng and irregular, for they e usually typing themselves it from underneath a mass paper work, trying to sys- ' matlze countless files, or ;lping their shipmates in an idless flow of " adminlstra- ' e " problems. LT(JG) ROY C. MORROW Administrative Assistant X Division Officer sailor. They des climaxing I and deliver- lormous task, enlisted men. PLANNING THEIR OWN SEPARATION JEWISH Each Friday evening at sea, Jewish services are held in the Ship ' s Chapel, while special services are held for all major holidays on the Forecastle. At the beginning oi a typical Sabbath service, the leader gives the thought for the day, followed by prayers, psalms, songs, and the Klddush. Although the Foriestal has no allowance for a Jewish Chaplain, volunteers from the ship ' s com- pany supply the lack, led by a Seaman from the Chaplain ' s Office, Paul Green. The congregation is small, but services are always held at sea. JEWISH HIGH HOLY DAY WINE IN THE MESS DECKS Officers also have 3 personnel office, in ■he Captain ' s Office, A-hich handles all offi- PROTESTANT FELLOWSHIP SERVICE IN THE SHIP ' S CHAPEL CDR EDWIN N. FAYE Chaplain (Protestant) CDR EDWIN NEFF FAYE was born March 30, 1899 in Philadelphia, Pennsyl- vania. He was graduated Electrical and Steam Operating Engineer in 1920 from Wil- liamson School, Media, Penna.; and further attended Ursinus College in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, where he was captain of foot- ball and baseball. He was graduated with c Bachelor of Science Degree in 1924. Post- graduate work at Central Theological Semi- nary, St. Louis, Missouri followed. He re- ceived his Bachelor of Divinity Degree in 1927. He has served in the following Churches: Dayton, Ohio; Altoona, Pennsylvania; Norris- town, Pennsylvania. He entered the Chap- lain ' s Corps in 1942. P R O T E S T A N T - i ' - irtjV V ' C -jir .. t p SAID IGHTI- 3RD; at pducated jxecutive j of this iurs are for they 3mselves a mass [ to sys- ■iles, or 3s in an ninistra- EDUCATION AND TRAINING Want to learn a skill, advance yourself in the Navy, further your education? The work of the Education and Training Of- fice is to do everything possible for the man willing enough to devote his already scarce leisure hours to private study. LT(JG) ROY C. MORROW Administrative Assisfanr 2 liyision Officer Special Services is another bici . ■ .r X-Di- vision whose importance is out of proportion to size. They can handle a variety of athletic equip- ment, or even a trip to " gay Paree. " At sea, they sponsor Forrestol ' s closed circuit TV, and WFOR, the ship ' s radio station. Bock row, left to right: Vocgtiin, P. C, SA; Jones, R. W 5N, Pettctt, N. v., SN; Sharp, F. A., YN3; Green, P. H., SN Sch ' roedl, B. G,, SN; Crawford, D. C, PN3; Fuller, C. C, SN SN; Foss, T. R., SN. Second row, left to right; Meyer, L. L., YN2; Stephens, C. R., SN; Voughan, G. C, SN; Bloom, J. H., PNI3; Attawoy, C. R, AN; Simmers, R. G., SN; Williams, G. G., SA; Johnson W. (nl SN; " P rest ridge, E. E., SA. Third ' row, left to Schwartz, R. L., SA; Bryda, J. M., SA; Geary, L. W., SN. Front right- Barnes t ' e SN McKinley, W. H,, SN; Jones, S. W., row, left to right: Tugon, G.E., SN; Burns, C. L,, SN; Dobric, LI2- Kovorik M (nl TElRMi3; Yoho, W, E., PNSN; Blake, J. T., SN; Schira, A. L., SA; Cooper, S. M., YNCA; Birdy, C. W., J (n) SA Sodowski R J. SN; Horlon, N, R., SN; Lowes. R. C, PN1; King, E, D, JOSN; Kless, D. F., SN; Brodsky, A. In), J03; Murray, W. R,, PNSN. p? 4 CAPTAINS OFFICE Officers also have 1 personnel office, in he Captain ' s Office, vhich handles all offi- :er ' s service jackets, and distributes the 3ulk of official mail :nd guard mail to the ihip. In addition, they ierve the Command- ng Officer as person- al and official secre- tary . I Sought after a s much as the Master- at-Arms is avoided, the Post Office may be the greatest morale factor aboard ship, being the link between Forrestalmen and their home or friends. POST OFFICE LEGAL " Justitia omnibus " is the watchword of every man and event in the Legal Office, as they try to interpret various sources of military law in or- der to maintain the discipline of justice for all aboard ship. Legal is unique, being the judge and defense of everv man on the ship 4 " History is being made every day aboard For- restol, just as it is also mode in the other, out- side world. The Public information Office is a vogue, all-inclusive source of facts, liable to be called upon for every- thing from Saturday ' s football score to the ex- act time of day. Their double responsibility is to the crew for public news, and to the public for news of shipboard life — so that the world may know there is a Forrestol. At one time or anoth- er, the Executive Depart- ment will do a " special service " for every man or division on the Forrestol — interpreters of that difficult role, white col- lar workers in a dunga- ree society. Where do the reams of printed material come from? Below decks in the Print Shop, skilled litho- graphers put out every- thing from cosmo-secret material to the telephone directory. The " press gong " often works around the clock to meet impossible deadlines and insure prompt service for rriony customers. ARRIER DIVISION FOUR STAFF CDR. W. C. BRYAN was groduoted from the Novol Academy in the Class of 1940. After serving on the USS MARYLAND for two years he entered flight train- ing and received his wings in 1943. Following the war he attended the Post Graduate School and received the Professional Degree of Aeronautical Engineer from the Colifornio Institute of Technology. Duties have included Command of VF-95, Assistont Air Officer of the USS RANDOLPH (CVA 15), duty on the Staff of COMAIRPAC, Executive Officer of COMPRON FOUR, Commander of Carrier Air Group EIGHT, and he Com- manded Carrier Air Group One during the latter por- tion of the FORRESTAL ' s first Mediterroneon cruise and during NATO Exercise Strike Bock. CDR WILLIAM C. BRYAN 0 hrouixJi Tins ' DoofVn ' j ic ' csl Atlnira s 3ack row, left to right: Pacilio, Jerry A., LT; Wells, Don V., LT; Eckerd, Georqe E., LT. Jones, Huby A,, LT; Austin, Jomes M , LT; Montgomery, George C, LTJG; Richardson, Herbert M , LTJG; Rovin, Alyn (n), LTJG. Front row, left to right: Presson, Herman W., LCDR; Wotts, Joe " W " , LCDR; Bnttinghom, Stanley H., CDR, Ridgway, Richard H., CDR; Bryan, William C , CDR, Griffin, Charles D., RADM; Kirn, Louis J., CAPT; Jerniqan, William A., Jr., CDR; Godman, Robert (nl, CDR; Lovell, Frederick A., Jr., LCDR. Missing from picture; Sanborn, Richard W, CDR; Neilson, Thomas L., LCDR; Sanderson, James R., LCDR, Hofer, Frank N., Jr., LCDR; Merritt, William E., Ill, LT. Back row, left to right; Dubose, Douglas W., SN; Bartiey, Hortwelle, CPL; Young, Herberts, CPL; Con- nolly, John J , PFC; McKenna, Robert H., PFC; Rob- bins, Wilmar W., PFC. Front row, left to right: Ne- celis, Egon T., FN; Leverett, Dennis W,, EN2; Ven- oble, William S. II, SN; Box, Lyndell W., BM2; Pul- liam, James C, RMCA; Hume, William B., PTI; Suf- livon, James M., SN; Carye, Williom N., SA. i • . . . FORRESTAL plays a dual role, as one of the key ships in the Sixth Fleet as well as the flagship of Task Force 60, the fleet ' s main striking arm. From behind the " Restricted " doors of Flog Operations and in the heights of Flag Plot, the efforts of Task Force 60 are directed by its commander, RAdm Roy L. Johnson, who relieved RAdm C, D. Griffin on December 2nd. Every step of a Task Force 60 operation, from initial planning to final execution, is performed by RAdm Johnson and his staff of 19 officers, occording to an Operation Order which is the first fruit of CTF 60 planning. RAdm Johnson wears two other hats. Whenever NATO forces ore activated he ossumes the role of CTF 239, the NATO Attack Carrier Striking Force. He is also the commander of Carrier Division 4, the Forrestol and the USS Randolph. V. I r ' . 11111 1 Back row, left to right: Conolly, Joseph F., SN; Mccullar, Jerald K., RM2; Brown, Gilbert R., SN; Charnecki, Leonard A,, SN; Bishop, James E., QMl; Grimsley, Joe E., QM3; Weir, Thomas In), Jr., QMl. . Middle row, left to right: Direnze, Charles M., SN; Albright, Robert C, Jr., SN; Dunning, Richard B., SN; Skokbndy, Robert J., RM2; Patrella, John J,, AN; Mercer, Lawrence (m, AN; Porks, Samuel D., SN; Knarr, Henry C, Jr., YN3; Heath, Alton B., SN. Front row, left to right: Baquiron, Isidro P., TN; Graham, James R., SN; Rausch, Earl J,, SN; Harris, George (nl, SN; Graham, Jep E., YN3; Hamby, Thomas (nl. YNC: Gaio. Isidro R.. SD2- Kuhn, Charles P., Ill, YN2, Alfredo V., TN; Ignocio, Benjomin B., TN; Rodriguez ipnuno Q,, TN; Augustine, William J., SN. Missing, from picture: Pulliom, James C, RMC; Robbins, Wilmar W., PFC; Smith, Lawrence L., YN2; West, Donald R., SGT; Amburgey, Leander E., Jr., YNl; Bailey, Hortwell E., CPL; Bowen, Lorry R., RMl; Box, ' Lyndell W., BM2; Connolly, John J., PFC; Galvez, Bernord V., TN; Mongmdin, Otelo ln , H., PFC; Necelis, Egon T., FN; Prois, William (nl, SA; Dubose, Douglas W., TN; Moza, Salvador T., TN; Sullivan, William S., II, SA. SD2; Mc Kennc, Robert James m), FN; Corey, SN; Espirtu, Lorenzo M., James M., SN; Venoble, FLAG BAND Flag sponsors the saving element of every fueling or replenishment: a 19-piece band, on deck and playing as long as we are alongside an- other ship, or entertaining — ashore and aboard — while the ship is in port. Back row. left to r.ght: Gcmo, A. J,, MUl; Bauer, R 1 , MU3; Front row, left to nght. Bruugh, ' {,i. ' 5 ,i ' " 7 ' J ' . SN; Hayes, P., MU3; Wnght, R. R., SN. Middle row, left to SN;.Jagers, R. L SN, Olsen, R. P- , ' 2 . ° ' J ' i t ' . right: Scfiwartz, K. D., SN; Wells, R. M., SN; Strange, C. B., Sasada, D. H., SN; Linde, R. A., MU3. M.ssmg from picture. MUC; Schreier, G. L., SN; Kunz, R. H., SN; Giampino, F. P., Pegues, R. N., MU3. CDR. MORTON ent d Cadet in July 1940, follov l gradu versify of Pittsburgh. Tou Jacksonville, Florida and G % ' . Javy as jpn from fTTght instructdT at _lsle, w ichigan fol lowed flight training. Duty assi Brients iAclude VF- 25 in the Atlantic Fleet, training as M_anc]ing Signal Officer and duties as LSO on the USS fe MONS anc USS SICILY, General Line School at Nelfcrt, Rhc Island, NAS, Patuxent River as Communi( ations ficer, and Postgraduate School at Annapolis and the University of Michigan. CDR MORTON then took command of VF-171 at Jacksonville, Florida, tly " fhg the F2H-3 Banshee. Included in this tour was " round-the-world " cruise on the USS WASP in 1953-54, during which time the WASP operated with the 7th Fleet in the Western Pacific. After a tour as a test pilot at NATC Patuxent River, CDR MORTON tool command of Carrier Air Group TEN in March 1957. CDR ALBERT O. MORTON CDR HOWARD E. DANNER, JR. Operations - Administration Carrier Air Group Ten began at NAS San Diego, California in April, 1942. Soon they entered the Pacific campaign, and the battles of Guadalcanal, Santa Cruz and Remell Island. Again in 1943, CAG-10 reformed its squadrons at Seattle, Washington, to go to sea. By the end of the Pacific war, the planes of Air Group Ten had fought at Okinawa and elsewhere, finally par- ticipating in the Show of Strength dur- ing surrender ceremonies in Tokyo Bay. The Air Group was decommissioned on November 23, 1945, after receiving two Navy Unit Commendations. Recom- missioned in 1952, at Cecil Field, Flori- da, CAG-10 had completed deployments to Mediterranean and North Atlantic waters before boarding Forrestal on July 13th for the present Med cruise. Standing, left to right; Simpl ins, J. W., DK 1 ; Fritz, R " ' - YNl- Cole B N., DK3; Miller, J, C, SN; Chappell, C. W., YNT2. Sitting left to right: Ballenqer, E, Z., HMC; Bieto, G. A,, LTJG; Cookion, R. H., LTJG, GlowQsky, W. A., LCDR; Beall, T. LCDR; Dios, R. F., LCDR; Drocos, F. J., LT; Clark, C. (n), Riebling, w ' . S., AOC. H., LT; m.n CVG-10 itself is a unit separate from ship ' s company and squadrons, though they must work closely with both. They co-ordi- nate tactical training and are generally re- sponsible for the operational readiness of the air group. In addition, the eight officers and six enlisted men of the permanent staff act as the administrative center of the five squadrons and three detachments — the For- restol Air Group, t J t Jk LCDR. Samuel B. Murphy, USI hails frdhi Phila- delphia, Pennsylvania. The father of four girl and one boy, he is a veteran of World W II and the Korean Conflict, He is the holder of the Pu«le Heat earned when he was shot down in cn F4U-5N ' ' hehind the lines in Korea. Sam, as he is better known aboard ship, has made three previous cruises to ' e Western Pacific and this is his first cruise in the Atl tic one Mediterranean areas. . LCDR SAMUEL B. MURPHY DeTcicHment -59 omght PhotOg rdphfc ' Squad ron Sixty-two Tias the distinction of being the first supersonic photographic squadron in the Atlantic Fleet. The detachment consists of a group of four team pilots, one Photographic Interpretation Officer and a crew of thirty-five skilled technicians, who supply the suport which completes this highly specialized unit. Pilots of VF-62 fly Chance Vought Aircraft ' s F8U-1P " Crusader, " winner of the Collier Trophy. Filling a vital need, the planes of VFP-62 provide photographic coverage at supersonic speeds of a mul- titude of targets used in fleet operations. And secondly, in a combatant situation, their mission would be to provide first phase photographic interpretation reports and damage assessment information. " Photo Crusaders " con take pictures with forward firing, vertical and oblique cameras anywhere from ground level to altitudes over fifty thousand feet. Used mainly in Aviation Intelligence, these photographs are the raw material of attack plans and post-strike evaluation. Commissioned in 1949, the parent squadron of the Forrestal ' s photo detachment is based at Jack- sonville, Florida. During their nine year history over eighty detachments have been deployed on more than twenty different aircraft carriers. Back row, left to right: Quandt, C. F., PHI, Hodges, R. J., Jr., AEl; Burgess, C. V., ADl; Buchanan, J, W,, AMI, Sullivan, R. A., AD2; Hudson, C. E., SN, Bauer, F. (n ' , AA; Kopasko, P. A, AE13; Taylor, J. A., Jr., ADJ3; Aldridge, F. H , ADl. Third row, left to right; Vance, R. C, A03; Lima, F. A,, AMH3; Jockson, G. P., AM2; Hutchison, L. T., ADl; Smading, O. D, ADJ AN; Belusky, J. Ini, AN; Word, R. C, AA; Ruble, N. L., AN, Linn, J. B., Jr.. AE2, Echelberger, R A., PHG3. Second row, left to right- Reed, H D, Jr., AKAN; Kidd, V. L., AEI3; Meier, W. C, ATR3 Debose, J. in), SD2; Adorns, R. (nl, AA; Benshoff, R. L, AN; Ricketson, B, K., AME3; Roman, I. C, ATAN; Sirro, R. G., ATN3 Horcrow, H. (n), AMH3. Front row, left to right; Christopher, T. V., AN; Ayers, J. M., AMC; Erkeiens, C. (n), LT; Howord d ' H,, LT; Murphey, S. B., LCDR, Green, R. VV., LT; Newark ' , T. E., LT; Cooney, R. L., LTJG; Otto, E. J., Jr., ADC: Johnson ' , R. M,., PHGAN. Missing from picture: Ledger, J. C, Jr., SN; Nault. G. A., AM2. «AN c - ' PHOTO FLASH! ,. t: u: " ' - -» • ' ' ■ AN ' 9 BMBta Back row, left to right: Pughsley, Charles O, AM,3, Horbecke, James W., AD2; O ' Brien, James J , AT3; Heid, Robert J., AD3, Dethlefsen, Hans D,, AT3; Peterson, Robert D., A03 Locke, Edward S., AE3; McPherson, Luther C, AT2 Third row left to right: Moore, Moynord F., ATAN; Witte, James R-, ATAN Winn, Jock F., AT2; Wharton, David T., AD3; Mitchell, Willie A. AKAN; Alexander, David E, AOl; Scyles, Rex N, ATAN Humphry Robert L., AT3. Second row. left to right: Key, Claud In:, SD3, Wooten, Clifford L, AM3, Gavaghan, George A, AD1, McCain, Charles W,, AN; McMonara, James F., AE2, Bradshow, David C., AD3; Wheeler, William J., AM2; Comerford, Edward J, ADAN Front row, left to right; Wilson, Cichol W, SN; Sherrick, George A, AN; Evens, Charles A., AN; Campbell, James E , AD3; Sutphm, Eugene H., ADC; Cassese, Peter P., ATC, Loveless, Leon E,, AD3; McDougold, Willie J., AN; Edmiston, Ceroid R , AD3; Thornburg, Iver C , AT3; Daniels, David L., A03. Lieutenant Commander tyrnanL. Andrews the Officer-in-Charge, VA (AW 33, Dettachme hails from Brockton, Massachusetts, He er er Navy in 1943 upon graduation from pJortheastei versity and received his wings in 1944 NAS Pfen ' o- cola. His first tour of sea duty was w VC-77 TBM " Avengers " and F4F " Wildcats ' - NA5 meda. He spent a year with VT- 1 7 before- en Massachusetts Institute of Te chnology. Receiving o B.S, in Electrical Engineci given duty with VX-2 at NAS Chincoteagi. perience in aircraft development at VX-2 provc heip- ful in his later work with the Bureau of Aeronculifcs, Washington, D. C. He was Assistant Navigator aboard the USS AN- DOLPH before reporting to VA (AW) 33 at Atlo7 City. js Ar LT. CMDR. LYMAN L. ANDREWS, U.S.N. VA (AW) -33, Detachment 42, known as the " Nighthawks, " hails from Quonset Point, Rhode Island. Since that time, the five pilots and thirty-six enlisted men of Detachment 42, flying the AD5N, have worked together as a team, -training, for their various missions of night and all-weather attack, using conventional and special weap- ons. Minor missions in the field of Anti-Submarine Warfare include both the use of sonobuoy detection and searchlight identification; and beyond these basic tasks. Detachment 42 -also works in defense of the fleet with electronic counter measures gear, confusing enemy elec- tronic systems. The " Nan, " or AD5N, of Detachment 42 is the Air Group ' s most versatile- plane, doing many tasks in any weather. §305 k Left to right: Filmore, Leroy R, LTJG; Campbell, Harry F, LTJG; Andrews, Lyman L., LCDR; Denni50n, James R., LTJG; Wright, Lee G, LTJG. r Back row left to right: Parmer, J., LTJG; Ehret, T. P., LTJG; Heffernen, J. J., LTJG; McQuester, J. J., LT; Conboy, T., LT. Front row, left to right: Getler, M., LTJG; Gray, O., LTJG ' Dono- van, W. J., LCDR; Loftus, S, F., LTJG, Thomoson A h ' LTJG Lieutenant Commander Walter J. DONO ' ficer-in-Charge, Carrier Airborne Early Warning S«jad- ron TWELVE Detachment FORTY-TWO entered the Navy in January 1942. After serving two years received a fleet appointment to the Naval Academy and was graduated in 1948. In 1950 he entered flight training at Pens After receiving his wings he was assigned to VS-32, ' Quonset Point, Rhode Island. Duty at Pensacola fol- lowed. He then received orders to Carrier Airborne Earl Warning Squadron TWELVE. He made the NATO Strikeback Cruise on the USS FORRESTAL in the fall of 1957. LCDR. DONOVAN formed Detachment FOR- TY-TWO in preparation for the Mediterranean Deploy- ment. LCDR WALTER J. DONOVAN vW ._x Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron TWELVE, Detachment Forty-two is no " boot " aboard Forrestal. First deployed on the carrier early in 1957, VAW-12 ' s Det. 42 comprises ten officers and thirty-six enlisted men, with four AD-5N " Skyraiders. " The squadron ' s mission colls for the " Guppy, " as it is known in the fleet, to pro- vide extensive radar surveillance and early warning for all sur- face units. A three-seated aircraft, it is primarily used in anti- submarine warfare, and is easily recognized by a large Radome beneath the fuselage. A highly trained pilot-air controller team mans the prop-driven plane, which is capable of numerous other missions in addition to its primary ASW work. VAW-12 originated in September of 1956; now its officers ' and men fold their wings at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island when not deployed in carrier operations. At present, twelve Atlantic Fleet carriers have AD-5N detachments. I CDR Charles A. Pendleton, Jr., Commanding O ficer of Attack Squodron TWELVE, was graduated from the Naval Academy in 1942. After serving aboard the USS HOEL in the South Pacific during World War he completed flight training ond was assigned to VBF 14 in 1946. A tour on Saipan, and two years in Fight er Squadron 151 preceded flight instructor duty at Pe socola. During Korea, Commander Pendleton served with Tactical Squadron ONE and thereafter completed a Far East deployment as Executive Officer of Fighter Squad- ron 151. In January 1958 after a tour as Exec of NAF, Annapolis, he assumed command of Attack Squadron TWELVE. CDR CHARLES A. PENDLETON, JR. LCDR JOHN SULLIVAN Executive Officer i ' 3. ' ' . jl. -aa.- . ' a- ' ■ :=i Back row, left to right; LTJG W. O. Musick; LTJG T. J, Davis; LTJG T. P. Scott; LTJG J. Malec; LT J. E. Potosnak; LT. H, B. Loheed; LTJG R. Dvorak; LT S. W. Henderson. Middle row, left to right: LTJG J. H. Anderton; LT. R. F. Bollew; LT. R. G. Daly; Mr H. Gerard; Mr. T, Sanders; Mr. W. Arthurs; ENS D E. Urboin; LTJG J, F Wohl, LT T. L. Lloyd Front row left to right: LT H. J. Campbell; LTJG M. V. Zinner; ENS H. H. Smith; CDR J. Sullivan; CDR C. A. Pendleton, Jr.; LCDR W. H. Sells; LT J. R, Gunter; LTJG J, H. Sloan; LTJG W. H. Solley. Back row, left to right: Morris W, T., AOC; Bruce, H. R, Burns, H. D., AMCA; Minnick, D E., ATC; Johnson, T. M., Schultz, L. E., ADC; Fmnell, I. W,, ODC. Front row, left to right: Hendricks, M. E., ADC; Causey, T. H., AMC; Hill, H. G., AEC; Cunningham, H. D., Jr., ADC; Ague, J. A., AECA; Comstock, L. L,, AOC. ■-; t Back row, left to right; Felker, W. H., Jr., PRl; Hinds, G. E., AM2; Hedicon, P. J., Jr., AME3; Leosure, C. W., A02, Hartshorne, R, J., AMS3; Perreault, R. A., A03; Leath, S- W, ADJAN; Malboeuf, E, J., YN3; Stanley, E. M., AEM3; Light, J. W , ADJ3. Front row, left to right: Smith, M. J., AKl; Blockwell, G. W., ADZ; Lundy, A. D,, Jr., ADl : Smith, B. D, AMS3; Hutto, F. C, ADR3; Woods, K. L., AMS2; Hunt, R. D., AN; Martin, W. J,, AN; Tulho, S- A., AOAN; Kovach, R. E, SN: Acosto, G. (n), AK3. Back row, left to right: Gualdoni, R. In), Jr., AD3; Mc Lam, J. L., Jr., ADJAN; Hartshorne, R. J., AMS3; Parker, R, G, ADJAN; Sennes, R. K., ADJAN; Fredericks, G. H,, AN; Trucks, E. J., ADJ2; Neumann, R. Ini, AN; Parrott, J. L., A03. Third row, left to right: Grant, J. D., ADJ3; Stephens, W. W., AN; Stanley, E. M., wAEM3; Leath, S. W,, ADJAN; Hettinger, W. J., AN: Jones, A. O., AOAN; Light, J. W,, ADJ3; Coleman, M. P., ADZ; Hinson, J. H., AN. Second row, left to right: Belyeu, T. J. ADJ3; Hatfield, H. K., AN; Lo Russo, A. A., AM2; Hoynes, 6. J. Jr., AN; Hutto, F. C, ADR3; Lee, O. S., AN; Rucker, H. W., AN Icke, R. L., AT3; Mortin, W. J., AN. Front row, left to right Chitwood, O. H., Jr., AQ3; Hunt, R. D., AN; Simpson, R. C, AN Lusk W. A., AN; Cunninghom, H. D., Jr., ADC; LTJG T. P. Scott Miller, D. (m, ADl; Walker, S. R., ADJAN; Albert, R. F., AN Knauff, R. J , ADJ3; Scott, L. G, AMHAN. 1 T v-n. I 1 VAI2 ■■ %v ' . •■ ' i . m ■ . A Mmt J g3Q J " ' " ' r— i k . B H Hra w : -.- - - V,- , ■ -f-KKua m ' . - »: -• ' T1 %) i in ■ ' i Bock row, left to nght: Keul, A. D,, K l. Mock, K. H., AN; AMS2, Icke, R. L AT3, Hoynes G. J J AN, Jomes W, B Shannon, J. K,, A03; Prezuhy, P. J,, ATR3; Caldwell, P. M., ADl; AQ3, Front row, left to nght: Chitwood O, H , Jr., AQ3 Sm,th, Beard, C. M., Jr., AK3; Fredericks, G. H., AN; Hones, S, T., ADZ; G. E, AD2; Witherspoon S. (nl AT2, Lusk, W. A, AN; Jackson, B. B., AMI. M.ddle row, left to nght: Jones, A. O, ' cholson R. B SN; Albert, R. F AN, Mason, J. G., AN; AOAN; Lo Russo A. A., AM2, Lee, O. S., AN; Howkms, L. (nl, Scott, L. G„ AMHAN; Motthews. J. R., AT2. ' v ' A s 44 n , " f, Back row, left to right; Guoldoni, R. (nl, Jr., AD3; Hoey, N. L., AA; Martin, G. D., AEM3; Vaughn, W. B,, AMS3; Mc Lain, J L, Jr., ADJAN; Block, H. J.. ADJ3; Hill, T. J., ADR3; Gifford, D. D., AN, Wise, R. J., AT2; Hetterly, D. W., Jr., ADl; Parrott, J. L., A03. Middle row, left to right: Cook, J. W., Jr., ADJ3; Coleman, M. P., AD2; Swam, J. C, AQ2; Grieves, C. V., AOl; G L ' ir ii ■ Chomt , ... Loveless, C. F., ATR3. Front row, left to right. Wendelken, F. W., ATAN; Stahlman, F. C, AMI; Mc Fodden, J. W., PN3; Ludaescher, D. J , AN; Kennelly, R. E., AKAN; Mc Allister, M. R., AEM2; Wilson, H. L., ADl; Snope, R. Inl, AM2; Simpson, R. C, AN; Walker, S. R , ADJAN. m Left to right: Drummond, H E., SD3; Morose, L. D, AME3; Ivey, W, B,, AD3; Wh.trm.ll, W. D., PR2; Reyes, B. P., TN; Edwards, H. K,, SN; Johnson, H. E., TN. TANKERS Commander Durio entered the Navv 1941, completed flight training at Corpus Christi, Texas and was commissioned in August of 1942. Ho served ' in the Pacific during World War II with VC-22, VB-98 and VB-9 flying SBDs and SB2Cs from the USS INDE- PENDENCE (CVL-22), the USS LEXINGTON (CV-1 and the USS YORKTOWN (CV-10). While attoched to VB-9 aboard the YORKTOWN Commander Durio was awarded the Navy Cross for action against th Japanese Fleet on 7 April 1945. Recent duty assignments Include a tour wi CINCELM Staff from 1953 to 1955, and a Mediter- ranean Cruise aboard the USS RANDOLPH as Opera- tions Officer of ATG 202 from July 1956 to February 1957. He assumed command of VA-104 at NAS Jack- sonville, Florida in March 1957. CDR JACK N. DURIO Fighter Squad ron rroiiEtund red Four was commissioned on 1 May 1952 at NAS Cecil Field Ftorida, then flying the famed FG-ID " Corsair " on a cruise to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In 1953 the squadron was re- designated Attack Squadron 104, with the " Corsair " replaced by the Doug- las AD-6 " Skyraider. " Two cruises the next year marked the squadron ' s successful transition to the new fighter, and a primary mission of special weapons delivery. During their Administration Material Inspection in 1955, " Hell ' s Archers " was presented with the Chief of Naval Operations Annual Safety Award Plaque for the outstanding single-pilot propeller aircraft squadron in the Atlantic Fleet. After an entire month at point " Moses " in the Med during the Suez Crisis, VA-104 ' s Commanding Officer was presented the Battle Efficiency " E " Award for 1956. And early in 1957, 23 individual " E " ' s were award- ed to VA-104. Just prior to boarding Forrestal for the NELM deployment, one more important task was assigned " Hell ' s -Archers " : The inflight refueling of jet aircraft. In a constant CVG-10 rivalry with VA- 1 2, they have al- ready qualified three jet squadrons for inflight refueling. LCDR ROBERT G. COLEMAN, JR. Executive Officer Back row, left to right: Giles, Lt ' , Robert H., AN; Powell, Donald L., AN; F ' o Martin, Russell L., YNT3; Kovaluskie, Robcr ' Ronald J., AEM3; Garner, Owen D., Jr., AMI right: Beogue, Francis E., AMI; Patton, Da Mvilford F., AOI, Armstrong, Richard M., AN; ADZ; Hatfield, James L., ATN3; Thompsor Wilson, Clifford J , J,.r AEM3. Second r Eddowes, Frederic C. Jr., ATAN; Korson. Jai d Back row, left to right: Griffith, David E,, AEC; Leggett, Dowling, EugeneR, ATC; Wheeler, Joseph C, AOC; Kline, Norman Herman H., AMC; Giddens, Robert G., AOC; Stokely, Raymond S., ADC; Smith, John T., ADC. E ADC- Front row, left to right: Peek, William N., ADC; JGTON TcV-16) While attcrehed ommander Durio ction against the ' include a tour with 955, and a Mediter- RANDOLPH OS Opera- ,)m July 1956 to February ' dot VA- 1 04 at NAS Jack- 957. fi Back row, left to right: J ickd H WB TOHl Michael G., LTJG; Noel, Donald E., LTJG; McCrimmon, Douglas R., LTJG; Powell, John D., LTJG; Rodgers, Dean T. Second row, left to right: Heins, Walter R., LTJG; Robbins, Joseph A., Jr., LTJG; Gerberding, Charles D., LTJG; Davis, Ralph N., LTJG; Wilkey, Steven C, LTJG; Drayton, George H. Ill, LTJG. Front row, left ght: Hartman, David E., LTJG; Morey, Thomas J., LT; Basch, N. Bernard, LTJG; Ashley, William H., LT; Porter, Joseph E LTJG; Klaessy, Dole S., LCDR; Brooks, James A., LTJG; Rollins, Everett F., Jr., LTJG; Inabinette, Wiley K., LTJG; Cook, Charles L., LT; Hoggard, Marion Z., LT. ' Missing from photo; Moloney, John J., Jr., LTJG. 1 Bock row, left to right: Giles, Leroy W., Jr., SN; Robert H., AN; Powell, Donald L., AN; Pa ne, Arthur R Martin, Russell L., YNT3; Kovoluskie, Rober- (n , AMH3 Ronald J., AEM3; Garner, Owen D., Jr., AM). Third row, right: Beogue, Francis E., AMI; Potton, Da id L., AEI; M ilford F, AOl, Armstrong, Richard M., AN; Watson, William D., AD2; Hatfield, James L., ATN3; Thompsor , Dwight E, AN; Wilson, Clifford J., J,.r AEM3. Second row, left to right: Eddowes, Frederic C.. Jr., ATAN; Karson. Jou ' J , AE3; Benson, Miller, A03; Gilbo, left to Crews, Ocie W., AN; Fischer, Thomas F., AN; Sello, Eddie J., AT2; Chrisman, Don J AMS3. Front row, left to right- FulforJ Thorhouer, John E., PN3; Dockendorf, Robci i r Donald L, AEM3; Jcckson, Williom H., PRl; V AMS3; Gates, Norman L., ADZ; Krull, Edwart) V. ' . Charles R, AK I ; Kroha, Kenneth D., ATAN, f. ' G., AOAN. Back row, left to right: Bihary, Raymond A., AN; Streb, William G,, AMS3; Peterson, David J., ADR3; Cullison, James V , AEM3, Thomas, Thomas R., AEM3, Heard, Gerald W, A03. Middle row, left to right; Fehl, Kenneth C, AON; McCrady, Washington H , ADR3; Skillbeck, Ronald H,, AMS2; Ulrich, Bertram C , Jr , AT3: Tompkins, Fredrick J., Jr , AMS2; Ouellette, Paul J,, AM2, Norvell, Kenneth M , AN, Front row, left to right; Morgan, Norman D, YNT2, Jolley, Max F., A02; Towe, James A., AT2; Gilbert, James D, ATI; Tennano, Vaughn L., ADR3; Hale, Harold D, AEM3; Painter, Norman C., AEI; March, Ernest G,, Jr., ADR3; Maddock, James F., AD2; Conklin, Gerald J-, AN; Gallon, George M., ADt. Back row, left to righl Wulfl, Raymond F., ADR3; Lohn, Ralph A., ATN3; Bcrtley, William R., AN; Boyan, Thomas W., AES; Labs, David In), YN3; Blansett, Chorles In), Jr., ADl; Hagdohl, Sidney W., AT3. Third row, left to right: Watkins, Kenneth D., AOAN; Richards, John E., AD2; Dalton, William C., A02; McMullen, David J., ADR3; Porrish, Chester D., AEM3; De Loach, Lewis S., Jr., AMI; Harsin, Carl J., AM2. Second row. left to right: Pringic, Phillip K., AM3; Borrie, James A., AMS3; Armentono, John In I, A03; Powell, William E,, PRMAN; Nelson, Samuel G., ATN3; Avery, James D, ADR3; Bownos, Douglas R., ATN3. Front row, left to right: Edwards, James E., SN; Brown, Clifford R, AMS2; Morris, James T., AN; Howell, Harry J,, AEM3; Patterson, Thomas E., ADRAN; Martin, Ray F., AD2; Palmer, George R., AMI; Kahlstrom, Robert F., AD2; Howard, Charles W., A01; Powk, Leonard In), AE2. .. " ' 5: £ L ijliH f kI Hfl » ' n CDR. Marvin Paul South ' , Commanding Office Fighter Squadron ONE HUNDliED THREL attended Arkansas Poiytechnfcal College for. o years prior to enlisting in the Navy m November r939. He ,.erved as an aviation Ordnance man with VS l aboard the USS RANGER. He entered flight training and received his Navy " wings in 1943. Since that time 1 has se d with Fighter Squadron ELEVEN, attended on9«ar fe LA, served in the Office of Naval Officer Pros iremen jot- tended General Line Officers School at Monwev, serl ed with Carrier Air Group FIVE (CVG-51 ar Squadron FIFTY-TWO, served with Advanced Unit TWO HUNDRED at NAAS, Kingsville, Texas, ' tended the Armed Forces Staff College at No? ginio, served at the Fleet Training Center precc ing for the USS FORRESTAL (CVA-591 and aboar FORRESTAL when placed in commission. CDR. SOUTH served m the Pacific Theatres World War II and the Korean Conflict. CDR. MARVIN P. SOUTH Fighter Squadron One Hundred Three is a doy-triferceptor squadron whose basic carrier mission is combat air patrol in the defense of the fleet. VF-103 flies the F8U-1 " Crusader, " manufactured and developed by Chance Vought Aircraft, the fastest carrier based plane. Armed with cannon rockets and missiles, this interceptor equipped with afterburner cap intercept and destroy hostile aircraft at extreme altitudes and speeds faster LCDR FRANKLIN T. STEPHENS Executive Officer Back row, left to rignt: Riendeou, Gerald L., LTJG; Hargrove, William W., Jr., LT; Londsverk, George R., LTJG; McKinnon, Thomos R., LTJG; Herndon, Herbert F., LTJG; Nordberg, Delbert W., LCDR; Brown, Peter J., LTJG; O ' Rourke, Thomos J., LTJG; Jackson, Edward I., LTJG; Pcolucci, Donald C, LT. Front row, left to right; De Mortini, Edward J., LT; Holl, Donald B., LT, Kiker, Herbert W., Jr., LT; Shapiro, Williom G., LTJG; Pollard, Gordon R., CivRep; Carter, Allon W., LTJG; Younq, John W., LT; Haose, William E., LTJG; Updike, Walter G., LTJG, Bock row left to right- Coon, Cecil L., AMC; Abroms, Aubrey Harmon, Carrel E,, ADC; Berber, Joseph J,, AQC; Sondstrom, C AMC- Richards, Charles B., ADC; Londgren, Adolph K., AEC; Robert A., ATC; Rutherford, Charles A , AOC; Mueller, Aloysius Porter, Ralph R, ATCS; Waters, Millard (n), AMC. Front row, R, AMC; Reody, Robert E., ADC; Wilson, William T., AEC left to right: Ransom, Jomes A., ADC; Nelson, Marvin D , AMC; Back row, left to right: Cordingly, Kirk D., AN S., AN; Pitzer, Spiegel L., A02; Merrit, Chorles D. row, left to right: Kirk, David W, AE13; Kelley Hillberry, James M., AN; Ferguson, John W. Francis L., AE2; Day, John C, ATS; Murek, Mooney, Hoyt W., ATI; Sidden, Richard A., Malcolm E,, Jr., AQF3. Second row, left to right Faye, Normon ADJ3. Third Robert J., AMS2; III, A03; King, Kenneth O., AN; AMEAN; Wright, Kirkmon, H. G,, AMI; De Camp, Richard J., AMS3; Siano, Salvotore (n), PNl: Heinle, Kenneth (n), AN; Blackman, Albert M., Ill, AQ2; Abraham, John F., AD2; Ralston, James E., AT2; Komlos, George (n), AMI; Carle, Martin L, ADJ3; Narey, Robert W., AMS3. Front row, left to right: Sabo, Donald E., AN; Kostiuk, Michael In), AD2; Przylepa, Joseph A, ADl; Przylepo, John A., AD I; Hickman, Johnnie E,, AEl; Ochotoreno, Armando (nl, AN; Carter, Clarence R., PRl; Marsh, William J,, ADJ3, Gates, Benton J., AEI3; Johnston, Jerry L., SN. Bock row, left to right: Gugliuzzo, Anthony A, AN; Montcalm, Donald R., AN; Harrison, Ted P., A03; Mortimer, William P., AMS3; Wharton, James E,, AE2; Galbraith, Eorle W., AD2; Mix, John R., AN; Jahncke, Edward B., Jr., AEI3; Wood, John N., AN; Mc llroy, James H., AQFAN. Middle row, left to right: Johnson, Chorles O., AN; Bolin, Earl R., AD2; Slater, Ernest C, AT3; Fish, Richard I,, ADJ3; Hurst, Fred L., AMH2; Kno -.f ' . ' • ■ . ' ' ! :..,■ A., Jr., ADl; Sondforth, Frederick H., PR2. Front row, left to right: Williams, Lawrence E., AT2; De Long, Stanton (nl, AMS3 Palka, Vincent A., YN2; Davenport, Williom V., AOI; Girouex Joseph I., AKl; Mc Hugh, James (n), AN; Johnson, Louis " L ' Jr., ADJ3, Bales, Archie R., AA; Gotwalt, Jacob K., Jr., AMH3 Lootens, Chorles H., AE2. ,--«»« i Back row, left to right; bimmons, G. T, AQFAN; Kitts, E. J., AN; Holmes, E. R., AQ3; Turner, R. W,, AT2; Jukes, W. E., PRM3; Flynn, J. P., AN; Laffey, B. E, SA; Fillipelli, L. E., AEM3; Ames, E. P., AQFAN; Edwards, B. E., ADJAN. Third row left to right: Lunsford, D. H., AQFAN; Kitselman, R. W., AN- Yost, J. L., AN; Rchder, H, J., ATN3; Whitehead, C. V., AE3; Gosik, G, J., AM2; Hawk, E. (n), AMI; Ross, E. T., SN; Detty, C. E., AN. Second row. left to right; Raderstorf, H. J., AN Dorn, E L, AN; Mc Bride, C. Inl, AMH3: Miller, A. D., AN- Feula L A AM2; Hartman, E. L., GFl; Castanedo, F., TN; Robertson, ' w. m ' ., ADJ3; Stonford, F. R., AQl. Front row left to nght; Weatherspoon, J. R,, AMC; Wyott, T. M., ADC; Flowers T H ADC; Rodriguez, M. (nl, AQC; Wiegenstein, H. Cj., AOC; Mc Cluskey, W. L., AMC; Moloney, J. J„ ADC; Yunker, O W AEC- Cranberry, F. G., AQC; Griffin, M. (n , AMC. Back row, left to right: Dahlstrom, Kenneth P., AD2; Cech, Charles S., ATN3; Iserol, Bobby G-, AN, Fleming, Alpheous O., AEI3, Rudicell, James W., AMI, Abplanolp, Lee T., A03; Brambier, Melvm (nl, ADJ3; Palmer, Buddy (nl, AEM3; Vickers, Joseph D., A02; Martin, Eugene L., AQl. Middle row, left to right: Crosby, David (n), AQ2, Millspaugh, James S., ADJ3; Cusack, Jock (nl, AN; Parise, Joseph E, AN; Reo. Donald D, AA; Dombrosky, Alois J., AN; Lancaster, James W., AMH2; Kilburn, Harold D., SN. Front row, left to right: Hamilton, Michael D., AMH3; Agee, Charles W., AMH3; Park, Jomes F., AD2, Schleter, Cyril D., ATI; Mohr, Roger W,, AE2; Roberson, George D., ADJ3; Walters, Glendoll R, AMS3; Caldwell, Richard R-, AA; Carroll, Emiel (n), Jr., ADJ3; Aguilar, Joaquin S., TA. Back row, left to right: Ludwig, Jerry O., SA; Cortell, Bernard (nl, AT3; Cooper, Raleigh L., Jr., AEl; Dickinson, Ralph L., AEM3; Chamberlain, George A., AD2; McGinnis, David L., AQF3; Jacobson, Donald W., ADJ3; Jackson, Otzell (n), Jr., A03; Smith, Ronold G., AB3. Second row, left to right: Murray, Richard P., AN; Sanders, Brion M., AN; Greene, William J., AMHZ; Morris, Donald D., ADl; Crossley, Donald F., Jr., AD1; Kerckel, Norman R., ADJ3; Rapee, Edward (n), AN; Flowers, Melvin F., AMH3; Gilmer, Jerp F., AEM3. Third row, eit to rigui Moihews, Harold L., Jr., AN; Stodola, Milan H., AT2 Loux, William E., AD2; Lewis, Edword L., AMH2; Monning Harvey H., AN; Stephenson, Dwane B., AN; Boiling, Melvin T. CS2; Collinsworth, George D., CSI; Addison, Walter C, SD2 Front row, left to right: Mikus, Albert J., YNI; Buckner, Willie A., SN; Eaton, Albert L., AD2; Podilla, Ramon B., .AN; Polmer Carl E. ' AMI, Michoel, James I., PR3; Crinigan, Peter J., AViS2 Kane, Patrick M, AME2; Whitmon, Jimmie L., AOI, 1; J Bock row, left to nght: TilI.e, J, D, ADI; Warren F J., ATI Chick S L ATAN, Shore, Morion E,, ADZ; Glasner, G A., AOFAN, Bourne, ' b. B., AQ2; Dilts, H. S, AQl; Dunn R A., ADI Middle row, left to right: Ridenour, G H., ADJ3; Meza, Corlos S, ADJ3; Gombei, V. D, AMI; May, R. E,, AQF3; Dailey K M., ADJ3; Hayes, D. W., ADJAN; Smith, D. K., AQFAN Skipper, P. N., AD3, Front row, left to right; Logsdon, R L AN Ohrenschall, C- V,, AQAAN; Eaton, W. H., AMS3; Morris, M. D,, AMI; Scruggs, R. H, TN; Wyrick, E. M., ADJ3; Smith, D, R,, SN; Schweitzer, R. E,, YNT2; Cowart, C. W , SN; Arndt, C, W, ADJAN; Brotherson, J. W., PN2. I CDR IRVING A. ROBINSON CDR IRVING A ROBINSON Komrnof ng Of- ficer of the VF-102 DIAMONBACKS as Jlkluated in the class of 1944 from the U. S. N ol AcQ jJiy. Following graduation he spent a fourteen rT bth emu aboard the USS MILWAUKEE as a divisioT He then entered flight training at Pensacola. Upon completion of flight trainin| CDR F BIN SON was assigned to VF-2A in San Dieg ■k In 1948 it was bock to the training ■_oi»Mqnd Wf a tour as instructor pilot, then, in 1950, he OS os- signed to VF-52 as Operations Officer. A tour as Project Test Pilot at Pax Riv re- ceeded his assignment to VF-62 at Cecil Field as Exf five Officer. CDR ROBINSON was then assigned to command VF-102. An exciting and rewarding tour to the Medi terranean has followed. 4 ,..: S Fighter Squadron One Hundred Two was given birth at Cecil Field, Florida in July, 1955. No obstacle, lack of aircraft or pilots, held the squadron back from becoming proficient as quickly as possible in gunnery and bombing, whereupon it was deployed to Key West for night intercept training. Shortly after special weapons training and " carrier quals, " they made an eight month Mediterranean cruise. Again at Cecil Field in February 1957, the " Diamondbacks " began receiving the new F4D-1 " Skyrays, " and a new phase of training began.. The " Skyray " is a delta wing, high performance, single seat all-weather " fighter capable of supersonic speeds, and holds several altitude records. With this plane, VF-102 took second and third place in the all-weather air-to-air portion of the Weapons Meet held at El Centre in 1957. Al- ready qualified, the squadron was fully prepared to board Forrestal for the current Med Cruise. LCDR NICHOLAS J. SMITH, III Executive Officer AK 493o NAVY -5 -i VFI02 " ' SBc- ' U JJfr- - (Not in order of appearance I Cummings, Donald E., LCDR; Ellis, David E., LT; Wallace, Edwin S., Jr., LT; Whitford, Lawrence W., Jr., CAPT (USAFI; Brown, James W., LT; Kough, Donald E, LT; Meintzer, William C, Jr., LTJG; McFodden, John H., Jr., LTJG; Coward, Alton A , Jr , LTJG; Riviere, James P., LTJG, Gaufhier, Joseph C, LTJG; Smith, Augustine J., Jr., LTJG; Lock- hart John V. G., LTJG; Downes, John, Jr., LTJG; Harvey, Gifford S, LTJG; Shulick, John Jr., LTJG; Krause, Edwin L., LTJG; Steke- tee, Frederick B., LTJG. i ' ' X.. ?Or»e ,W«,flcf if. 33 P ts Is MiiBmN JSi 31 O 6S 50 ' Back row, left to right: Price, B, D, AE 1 2, Foster, N. P., AN Mc Intyre, L, C , AQ2; Allen, A. P., AEMAN; Kania, C, P , AD1 Kent, M, H, ADI; Rentfrow, J. A,, SN; Long, C, F., AM53 Koska, L W, AMS3, Atherton, N A, AE2. Third row, left to right: Jenkins, ' O ' ' Z ' , SD3; Logsdon, R. L,, AN, Brown, N. v., ATI; Hambrick, P, E, GF2; Sanders, J. E, ADI, Brennan, J. (nl, AN; Hegarty, W. P., AMSAN; Davis, W. R, AK 1 ; Hill, ' J ' ' C, AD2; Pace, J, R. AD2, Second row, left to right: Patton, J. E, A02, Hartley, B A,, AM2, Zelch, J. W., AQF3; Fonner, R. B., AOI; Parker, J. E., AN; Carter, R, E,, AN; Kruczynski, L. J , YN2; Thompkins, T O, ADJAN; Mursh, W. J., AN; Miller, G. A., AN. Front row, left to right: Johnston, L. S., AN; Morgan, H. E,, AMH3; Reeder, R,, SN; Cole, R. W., AMS3; Shirk, R. B., AM2; Sumner, J. S,, A03; Young, N. C, ADJ3; Leshovisek, R. J., AN; Crum, S T , AOAN; Clayton, R, L,, AD2. Back row, left to right: Farmer, D. R., AMS3; Lyon, F, T. Jr., AT3; Rohrbacher, J. P., ADJ3; Layton, R. M., AN; Cady, G. R., ADAN; Killen, J. M., PRl; Bucher, J. S., AMMAN; Singletary, J. E, AN; Matthews, J. R., ADJ3; Bollard, L., (nl, ADJ3. Third row, left to right: Camara, P. F., AM2; Hughes, P. A., AEM3; Gardner, N. S., AQF3; Miller, L. G,, AN; Ross, R. A., AN; Hathcock, I. E., AD2; Chestnut, E. F. GFAN; Davis, D. J., AEMAN; Ridge, H A. Jr., AN; White, K. In), AMS3. Second row, left to right: Rupp, F. L., AMS2; Emily, M. L., AOFAN; Gaskill, G. H., AEM2, Hogue, G. R., AN; Tucker, R. M., A02; Brunner, J. R., AN; Edmo.ndson, A. N., AD2; Rondoll, J. E., S02; Rochuba, C. 5., AN; Horris, L. L, AMI. First row, left to right: Cole, R. E., AM2; Engelman, W. A., AMI; Garron, F. J., A03; Mc Donald, D. A., AT2; Mullm, E. L., AD2; Harber, J, W , ATAN; Porter, J. A., AMH3; Brigman, B. G., AN; Heffner, K. W., ADR3; Couch. Q. M., ADJAN. X en Q CO o o Kl « 2 o :e a: ;g Kl ty3 O =3 a: bj ►J fcw EC B2 O o « Kl u u K5 O Kl CO Q ;2: Q CO til C 2 35 w « ►J H Vi . ti, ffti ' . Commander J. M. TULLY, JR graduated from the Naval Academy in 1941 end serveo aboard the De- stroyers CLARK and TAYLOR participating In th bat- tle of Guadalcanal and the occupation of Kwoialein and Majuro Atols in the Pacific. In April 1944 he entered flight Tfaining and re- ceived his wings in December 1945. He was then at- tached to Fighting Squadron 98. He seivi?d as Com- manding Officer of Carrier Air Service Unit B. He reported to Fighting Squadron 194 as Executive Qtticer in August 1946. Duty in the Office of the Chie pf Naval Operations followed. CDR TULLY attended t Air Command and Staff School at Maxwell AFB CDR JOSEPH M. TULLY, JR. hie was Assistant Naval Attache to Mexico lowed by instruction at the Armed Forces Staff lege, and then Training Unit 101 at Corpus Chnsti, Texas. In 1955, Commander TULLY reported to Heavy Attack Squadron FIVE as Executive Officer assuming command of that Squadron in January 1957. As the first Heavy Attack Squadron, VAH-5 was commissioned at NAS Moffett Field in 1948, and designated Composite Squadron FIVE (VC-5l. Then flying the P2V-2 and P2V-3C, the purpose of the squad- ron was to provide a capability for carrier based atomic weapons delivery. In 1954, AJ aircraft of VC-5 r efueled thrse F9F-6 " Cougars " on their record break- ing cioss-country flight; and later the same year they were deployed with the Sixth Fleet, carrying out simulated bombing missions and refueling jet aircraft. C DR IRA M. ROWELL, JR. Execufive Officer, then Commanding Officer The squadron began its modern phase early in 1957, as Heavy Attack Squadron FIVE (VAH-5) with a transition to the A3D " Skywarrior " before the present Med cruise. In this training cycle the " Savage Sons of Sanford " -were named best heavy attack squadron in the fleet for 1958, after copping their phase of the Navy Air Weapons Meet. VAH-5 ' s huge twin jet " Skywarrior, " the largest carrier based aircraft today, is a high altitude, long range bomber capable of seek- ing a target by radar in any weather and delivering its weapons, whether nuclear or conventional. They are indeed the muscle in the Navy ' s Air Arm. ' r :J P , ' - f ' . ' J ' JH,, (Not in order of appearance I Osborne, Henry H,, CDR; Dearolph, David E., LT; Hoop, Louie " B " , Jr., LCDR; Foote, Everett W., LTJG; Sauter, George G., LT; Davenport, Joseph D., LT; McCarthy, Arthur Jr., LTJG, Lupone, Donald F., LTJG; Ken- nedy, Robert B., LTJG; Donnaud, Charles O., Ill, CDR; .Dedman, Tyler F., LCDR; Kaseote, George (N), LTJG; Johnston, John W., LCDR; Murphy, Ray D., LT, Boyd, Allen R., LTJG; Franz, Donald R., LTJG; Parker, Alan C , LTJG; Hercher, Michael M , LTJG, Williams, Tobey E,, LTJG, Osterholm, Robert E., LCDR; Rochford, David J., Jr., LTJG; Austin, Ellis E., LTJG; O ' Hora, Hugh L., LCDR; Kennedy, Robert W., LT; Premo, Melvin C, LT; Bailey, John H., Jr., LTJG; Lechner, Thomas F., LT; Conn, Richard " L " , LTJG; Abrams, Robert H., LTJG; Rose, Charles B., LT; Brough, Donald J., LTJG; Tucker, Robert F., LTJG; Martin, Robert C, LTJG; Former, Roy E., LCDR; Heckler, Martin G., LTJG; Taft, Jesse W., LCDR; Harward, Phillip S., LCDR; Longford, John D., LCDR, Ortmonn, Dean A., LTJG; Hosepion, Edward S., LTJG; Cor- rigon, Richard C; Eost, Gory V., LTJG; Moore, Howard S.; Porter, Donald R. It 1 nil xx, •M » ir ' X :¥-Tr- -€W A . Bock row, left to right; Dooms, R. L., ADl; Schroeder, J J AD3; Bogent, R. W,, AD3; Giongrosso, J. J., AN; Foster, W, M ADl; Fowler, J. W., AN; Boronczyk, A. J., AD3; Green, J, B AE3; Davis, W C, AD3. Middle row, left to right: Smith, C. B AE3; Toylor, J L, AEAN; Stover, W, M., ADl; Morgolin, T. A ADl; York, G A., ADS, Cook, R. L Wagner, J, W., AMAN; Harper, A right; Elder, N. E., AMAN; Willioms, E AN; Munn, K, L., AM3; Foulk, L G. ADS; Johnson, L.(ni, AM3; Powell, R, ADS. AD2, Compton, C. b,, AMS, E., ADS. Front row, left to D,, ADS; Dileo, H. (nl, AN; Beauregard, R. P,, B., AEAN; Shoop, R. J., ; . ,«»!;• V tfft Bock row, left to right: Szeyller, E. P., AQ); Crawford, J. D., AE3; Giongrasso, J. J., AN, Leverich, R, L,, AM2; Baronczyk, A, J., AD3; Farnham, D. A , AN; Moore, T E., AN, Burns, J. J., AT2; Spence, C. B., AMI; Humes, R. J., AN; Fowler, J. W., AN. Third row, left to right: Silver, J. J., AM3; Moore, W, A., AM3; Fleischman, D, H,, AMI; Curry, L, R, AN; Morgolin, T. A., AD1; Stover, W. M, ADl; Compton, D. G, PRAN; Vincent, R. W., AN; Soye, F. H., AQBAN; Compton, C. G, AM3; Wagner, J, W., AN; Wosik, B G., AN, Second row, left to right: Beauregard. R P, AD3, Peters, J. L, AMAN, Siebentritt, F, W, AM3; Ledford, J. D, AM3; Colish, W. H., AM2; Webb, B. B,, AMI; Smith, R, D., AN; Pryor, W. E., AE3; Baer, E. R., AM;I , ' cowell ' , R, R., AM3; Creutzburg, W. (nl, AD3; Ruger, H. E., AM3. Front row, left to right: Perry, R. D,, AN; Hernandez, N, (nl, AQBAN; Barlow, J. S., AA; Wyche, L. P., AN; Hoppenstedt, J. D., AN, Schriner, R. B., SN; Davis, J. J., BM t ; Trotter, J. D., AN; Dew, J. R., AE2; Cook, R. (n), AM2; Sides, J A, AD2 Bock row, left to right; Yula, A. M., AT3; Oswald, E. W,, Coleman, W 0., SD3. Second row, left to right: Bass, S. J., SC2; AA; Bachemin, L. A., AN; Legg, E. E., YN3; Tanner, B, J,, SN; Baugh, T. J,, A. K. 3; Palmquist, M. H., AT2; Leeney, M. J., Brown, K. S,, SN; Williamson, E. E., PNl; Yeoger, K. P., AT2; PHGAN; Diselrod, J. E., AQI; Scott, D. L., AD2; Erikson, G. A,. Peters, T C, AN; Williams, D. E., AT3. Third row, left to right: AT3; Hermon, I. B , AN; Trimmer, J. L., AT3; Humke, R. P Schuize, W. C, AQ2; Nosipak, J. I., AT3; Seymour, C. S., PR2; PN3; Radcliff, J. L., AN. Front row, left to right: Spencer, E. C, Wheaton, W. H., AQ3; King, H. W., AMI; Jyles, H. O, SDI; SD3; Cobb, C. R., SA; Thomas, S. (n), AN; Wilder, R. J., AA; Bindhommer, L. G., AM3; Bice, R. E., SN; Shelton, P. (nl, SD2, Hiler, B. G., AA; Rmgo, W. C, PHI; Allinson, F. (n , SCI; Folkman, D. E,, AD3; Jones, J. H., TN; Bord, R. J., AM2. M FLEET A:3D IN THE SUN J ' - ' J rr ' r- - ' i.A f:|.f ' f f ' f .f ' fvi Back row, left to right: Wilson, R, M., AOUAN; Rossman, C. S., AQ1; Sikes, R. R., AQ2; Sullivan, J. P, AN; Mason, J. W, AQ3; Capps, T. V., AOl; Nelson, W. O., AQl; Mc Garrity, W- T,, AQBAN; Crowe, A. (n), AN; Fischer, J. E., A02, Middle row, left to right: Morkos, P. L, AOl; Leo, R W., AQ3; Ferguson, H. R., AQI; Cheney, W. H., AQl; Chesney, D. W., AQ3; Foster, C. A., AQl; Hammel, P. G., AQBAN; Wilson, B. M,, AQBAN Johnson, R, L., AQ3; Howell, J. A,, AOUAN, Front row, lef to right: Clenney, J. L,, AQ3; Kliewer, D. J., AQ3; Mellang W. D., AQI; Mqtthews, D B, AQ3; Hierman, G A, A03, Blaker, R, L., AQBAN; Mc Nair, R. H., AQl; Anderson, G H. AQ3; Bridgman, W. H., AQl; Davis, D. L., AQBAN Bock row, left to right: Rice, W. D,, SN; Stehman J H AQBAN; Mc Cabe, J. H., ADJAN; Mc Kinney, R J,, ADJAN Hart, C. R., AQ2; Hardin, J. (n), AB3; Stith, W. M., ADl, Mc Laughlin, J. J., ADl; Wyche, L. P., AEAN. Middle row, left to right: Sides, J. A., AD2; Travis, T. T., AN; Aseltine, C. W., AE3; Stober, J. B., AD2; Johnson, T, E., AD2; Crcutzburg, W (n), AD3; Shuc, G. F., AM3; Fowler, K. W., AN. Front row left to right: Perry, R. D., AN; Vets, J. J., AN; Mann, L, L., AN Cannon, D. J, AN; Parton, J. W, AN; Johnson, H. G, AN Gavigan, G. J., AA; Downes, J. L,, PRAN; Gossaway, L. V., AN MEANWHILE, BACK IN THE OEFICL Back row, left to right: Pritchett, ' N ' ' C, AEl; Jones, D. A,, Quinn, H. B., ATI; Riley, L. C, ATi, Yeoger, H. W., A03; Niday, J. O., AT2; Romines, J. S., PRI; Mahoney, M. J., Von Skike, L. E, AT3; Odel, C, (nl, AK1; Jacobs, R D, MNl; Milwood, Jr., AD2; Edwards, R. K,, AN; Mitts, H. D., PR3; Englehordt, E- C-, AE3; Montigney, J. E,, AEl; Sw Diaz, «H. A., AT3; Glennon, M. (n), AT3 Third row, left to ADJAN. Front row, left to right: Hartung, right: Townsel, L, W., AD3; Ratledge, H. D, AT3; Morgan, Pellegrino R. J., PR2; Berrong, B. H., ATAN, Spencer, ' . H. W, ADJAN; Gibbs, V. J., AT2; Cooke, H. J., AN; Stonford, AN; Hardy, J. V., AD3; Nelson, D. L-, AN; Horfield, H D AT3 AD3 B • T3 in AN J, V,, A02; Bumble, C. (m, AE2, Hicks, H. L., ATI; Wallick, Busby, ' J ' ' D ' , AT3; Campbell, T. W. R.. PR3. Second row, left to nqht: Kilbride, G. T., AQ3; AK3. J , AK2; Betyemon, W R., AUGUSTA DAY - NO LIBERTY ' • ' l - L.. ( hE¥T, SARA - RIGHT; FORRESTAL) 1 w i fe«».. - " J - t. fc ..v-- - a |.Y isss ?- ' APTAIN BARDI BRINGS THE SHIP TO MOOR CAST EL SANT ELMO LANDMARK FOR THE FLEET LANDING Napoli is above all a city of contrasts — the new and the old, the fine and the poor, the clean and the jilth, the day and the night. And one claim they have against all ports in the Mediterranean: the bend oj bay that gives a " bella panorama " from count- less spots in the hills above the city. But some went north, for . . . II ALL ROADS LEAD TO ROME... if Forrestal men rere honored in an audience with Pope Pius XIl; but the event suddenly gathered much more significance ii hen Eugenio Pacelli died soon after the first tours to Rome. Sail- ors had seen Saint Peter ' s, the very center of world Catholicism, and aive- some mark of the tiventy ceyituries of tradition behind a great Pope and his faith. _W iife smoke from the Sistirtc chimney meant a ncTr Pope, and anoth- er joint in the continuum of Catholic dominion. ■%V 4 n 21 .... THEN A SECOND TOUR TO ROME ;?? ■VWii . _i 1 .» B . ' ■■- - . • .■ •: .: -a4S«j :- ' iif-.£,: tf;T:»;js.-{ r,r . i - ■ ■ ' MODERN MAN: now DOES HE COMPARE? r ' - " rf . - ' ■- ' ■ - - ■ ' :■■. :: ■ -r ' IF NOT THE TIBER, then the Arno in Florence, or Paris and the Seine. Big cities grow up a- Tound rivers, beginning on each bank and swell- ing outwards: jarms be- come suburbs, and sub- urbs the city itself. And ij the city is not inland, but a port, the old quar- ter or ancient city clus- ters around the water. What sounds like a tru- ism — to say that a city grows jrom the water out — is actually a story of the life of the place itself. So when a sailor comes ashore from the Fleet Landing to walk into the city, or instinc- tively goes through the streets that point to a river moving through the town, he is umlking in time with the growth of the city. J:.: far ll IS.. ii4 • - ' .. . t Hi: ' - " - ' •- " ' dl ■ ' r-f! !i;;|::i Portnls thrcnigh to the past: Rovie may be the " Eternal City " but if it hadn ' t chmiged in the eentiiries. loe might not now ini- derstand either ancient or modern. Though ce associate grey stone bodies and strange virtues loith the " Roman " man. the citizen of the city is still called a Roman. What makes the city different — less for tourists and vtore for tlie genuine trai ' teller — is that the Roman — is that the Roman c i t i z e n ivorks and ivalks innoticing a- mnng the stages of ancient history t h a J are the frameinork of his city. They a r e part of his past, and he takes thein right- fully for granted Where the historical 7nonument would be put on show in most coiintries, in Rome it stands as part of an order that has en- diired since before the advent of the tourist It doesn ' t seem diffi- cidt to imagine form- er Romans striding through the grassy ruins that spot the city now. p I s A FLORENCE The Arno flows through Florence and Pisa and then to the sea; and both cities are divided by the river. From the leaning edge of the leaning tower, or Campanile, in Pisa, the Arno is seen to wind to the sea. And from any vantage point in Florence, the river is below. Suitably enough, the oldest bridge across the river in Florence is called Ponte Vecchio, or " Old Bridge, " and only foot-walkers can go across it. The oldest Piazzas and Palazzos crowd around the river, among them. the Piazza della Signoria, where the Uffizi Gallery is. Those streets and squares con- sciously bear the name of the men that Florence is proudest of, for the city is nothing, if not the sacred center and spring of Renaissance culture. They are proudest of Michelangelo, Titoretto, Ghiberti, Verdi, Dante, and countless other painters, sculptors, compos- ers and writers. From the more than life-size copy of Michelangelo ' s David, in the Piazzale Michelangelo above the city, to the smallest replica of it in a base- ment art shop, is a train of originals and copies of statues and paintings meant to spread and perpetuate the spirit of Florence. t ii (Ml. .• " J— ' - .i |0l-iilii| , . ' " _ - - f • ' ■ ' ' nr The fringes of Florence soon slope up into the green and spotted hills of Tuscany. An ancient Roman amphitheatre and thermal baths at Fiesole overlook the city on one side, and the cypress of Tuscany on the other, where only a church or occasional home breaks the steady roll of hills and farmland. All in all, Florence is too much to absorb in the short time allowed, either in the detail and scope of its art, or the depth of its history in time. Too soon, we hod to foMow the river back to Pisa and the sea. ■i- M J?Jj ! ' in- .O - No doubt the most traditional artistic pilgrimages in Florence lead directly to the statute of David or to the bronze doors by Ghiberti in the Piazza Duomo. And rightly so, for they each sym- bolize the Florentine concern for form at the same time as a living story. Michelangelo, who created the statute of David, called Ghiberti ' s doors the " Portals of Paradise " % , 4 A U . ' fc» ' ' ■. aH - ' «s ■ L fl ANCl 1% ' . f -y It tf ' Paris IS a study in contrast to Rome, for in one way of thinking, it seems to have made no living compromise with the past. Parisians have an accurate knowledge of their monuments and the history behind them, but the bulk of the people live in c different, newer world, not as merely " more modern " Parisians side by side the marks of their past. But Paris grew outward from, the two banks of a river, as many another city did from river or seaport. In the middle of the Seine and the city, for example, on the He Saint-Louis, a few people live a life radically un changed in the past centuries. They have their own local news- paper, and consider themselves more akin to the pre-Christian origins of the ancient city, Lu- tetia, than to Paris itself. ■• - -•17 ' «j.rmtn uvi...«t ■ mr i.-. ■ iin u iiv..»«.- v..n.. . Other, half separate sections of the city — the Latin Quarter, Montmartre, Montpornosse — still cling to their own nature, but not in the same sense as Me Saint-Louis, a vestige of Paris ' begin- ning. An habitue of the Latin Quarter today is more like Toulouse Lautrec than an ancient Latin, while the distinctive " cultural " settlements in Paris hark back to the artistic circles of the nine- teenth century rather than any earlier memory. ■i l 4 R V E R A - l " - ' 3 ,C i 5 " . J S I- s r Ht MONACO »fr MARSE LLES- W CH WINDS-NO LIBERTY W 11 mm; -■nr -•! o: t ,,-_g |_ _-,g- ,-___-yg,|— - - W- While liberty in Barcelona demanded the most basic readjustments in a daily routine, the Spanish port was probably the most pop- ular in the course of the Med cruise. One word, " congenial " (or " simpatico, " as sail- ors could also be), suffices to explain a good liberty port. lil Spanish hours of work and play hardly accord with six o ' clock Reveille and ten o ' clock Taps, so the entire Forrestal day was retarded one hour, better to let the sailor revel late o ' nights. Even so, three hours siesta at the height of day was puzzling to the crew. And come evening, a great- er puzzle was one ' s inability to find a functioning restaurant before nine-thirty at night. Barcelona rightly stays up late at night. To the beat of castanets and tapping feet, the city presents a hundred happy spots, and as many de- lightful gaps in the language barrier. TIME OUT KZSEn TIME OUT FIRST flam: cv the cat vvOBvCA . w oi_ tne exrehT ' " oi the island. Palma has what Capn did not hove, that IS, a genuine life of its own. Whereas Capri seemea to be a nicely artistic pleasLire spot, with the natives acting out roles in a play to please the tourist, Palme showed a substantial life of its own, though the tourist was still welcome as he always is. mEhflt vv.oacA ». » 6 Mt A PALMA BUT ANYWHERE r y» THE AD-6 SKYRAIDER Palma is remarkable for the in- expensive life, in the way of food and travel Though taxi service depended on the sure- ness of an ancient vehicle, or aging animal, the fares were low enough to prompt good tours around the city. The verdict must have been that Palme de Mai orca deserves to rank alongside Capri as a Center of Mediterrane- an pleasure. Sunny, surprisingly clean, and small enough to understand, in the few days we spent there. lYOr . PALMA BUT ANYWHERE Whatever in the Spanish tempera- ment makes a bullfight their life ' s blood, is also contagious. THE GAUDI CATHEDRAL BREAKFAST IN THE WARDROOM WHO ' S AT EASE? i o r R I S T M A S " x ' ( i . ■-. " s -• - [p 3 f.. );? .-— , STRA ' GE AUDIENCE STRANGE CONCERT HALL D R P H A N S MUSIC ■ ' W ' •■ ' J T - V ' ;.- w : " ! -- k : ' . . t r ftiMw ' ' " ' y- :s:y. SPORTS ARE FUN • -► - • Jjt % T il:m f . " ftkwm ■ H Kflif ' m J ISS J5faBi_ ffc.: f f ' " I t D ?SCOP A euj pages of photos — one having no connection ■with the next — in the hope that each of them will be someone ' s particular memory, and all of them a fair pattern of the Forrestal scene. 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