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VS25 23 37 - 36-A--Von Nuys (Calif,) NEWS * Thursday, Sept....
36-A--Von Nuys (Calif,) NEWS * Thursday, Sept. 15,1960 two New Groups Assigned lo U.S. Naval Air ··Naval Air Station Los Ala nfitos gained more.importance the unit returns w Los Ala- enemy submarine. ^^ _ " _ _ _ _ _ . * . m . . . · -Wk . . . 1 . .'· ' S3tm*Z**-na »*·.*·« ia the field of anti-submarine ·warfare when it received regular Navy c a r r i e r air gj-oup and its third fleet anti submarine squadron. ^Carrier Anti-Submarine Air Group 55 and Air Anti-Submarine Anti-Submarine Squadron 25 (VS-25) were commissioned on Sept. 3'Rear Adm. Robert L. Town- wend USN, commander of car- rfcr Division 17, placed the units in commission. - Drawn. From Squadron ·Capt. C. E. G i b s o n USN, commanding o f f i c e r'of the USS Yorktown, and flapt. USN. commanding officer of Naval Air Station lis Alamitos, were honored guests at the commissioning ceremonies on the station. ^'Personnel for the new units were drawn from Air Anti- SUbmarine Squadron 23 (VS- 23), which is home-ported at NAS Los Alamitos. 'Included in the composition! of the Carrier Air Group is Helicopter Anti - Submarine Squadron Four, based at the; Naval Auxiliary Air Station Ream Field, near San Diego, VS-23, and VS-25. j rcmdr. D. W. Haxelton USN'j"TM from the ranks of VS-37 when delivering a death-blow to an mltos sometime in December, 1WO. Carrier Anti-Suiimarine Air Strike* "Enemy" *. VS-23 r e c e n t l y returned from its fifth sea deployment since m o v i n g to the West Coast Based aboard .the USS Y o r k t o w n , the squadron. SEATO's "Sealion" Naval ex- ^ .,,«.. .,.,,., - -In -In kee P' n ? warsh'ips"of * -- - - ·' that concern erases'. Operating with . s o l u j. · n, L \J v* ii» me nv[u**vjivj»,i A»*CHJ.**M «.'-' t-jm/^uj played an a c t i v e part inj South China Sea. armada, VS-23 c o n d u strikes a g a i n s t Kerna" e n e m y " submarines h a Manila to Singapore via * K ° ; i i ; The story of the Amazon]it was reported by John!locate River "Basin is depicted in Nature Museum Plans Sound Film The Amazon Awakens," a 33 -minute color -and - sound: movie which will be offered' as the free film fare next Sat-, day and Sunday -at' Fern Itell Nature Museum. 5375 Red 1 Peebles, Fern Dell Nature seum's director. Fern Doll %'ature Museunij features an array of nature au «mg i exhibits open to the public Oak Drive, Griffith Park, according according to the Los. Angeles City Recreation and Parks! Dept. The Institute of Inter- American Affairs production will be screened continuously from 1 to 5 p.m. next Sunday, without r rv, Wi Sunday. charge from rwln A ;.-*·);» v 1 to 5 PUBLIC HOSPITALS About 11% of all hospital care is given in federal, state, county or municipally controlled controlled institutions. i I was named as commander of tl}e air group and commanding commanding officer of the new squadron. squadron. Cmdr. E. E. Reynolds USN is VS-25'fi executive officer. officer. * Second Croup Wue iThe n e w cornmissionirtgs bring the total of Los Ala- iriitos-biised fleet units to four -M.he new carrier air group, V5-25, VS-23 and VS-37, which is currently a b o a r d an aircraft aircraft carrier. : . . «A second carrier air group and another anti-submarine squadron will; be organized COMDR. D.W.HA55BLTOX HcarfH New Unit* 55 is the third s u c h j to be commissioned on| the West Coast since April of this year. It will augment the U.S. Navy's new program of compact hunter-killer groups. The air group periodically will deploy aboard an antisubmarine antisubmarine carrier. It has the full capability of tracking and destroying enemy submarines. The anti-submarine squadrons squadrons fly the Grumman S2F "Tracker" plane, a twin engine engine flying electronics laboratory. laboratory. The helicopter squadron utilizes the S i k o r s k y HSS 'copter. Each aifcarft'is capable of FREE! DUTCH BOY PUPPET '2.00 Choice Buy any gallon of Dutch Boy paint and get a life-like Dutch Boy Puppet absolutely

Clipped from Valley News15 Sep 1960, ThuPage 36

Valley News (Van Nuys, California)15 Sep 1960, ThuPage 36
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