The White Falcon


The White Falcon - 30.12.1965, Blaðsíða 1

The White Falcon - 30.12.1965, Blaðsíða 1
H A P P Y HAPPY NEW YEAR—Encouraging you to keep your resolutions are Inga Sveinbjornsdottir and Nella Solonsdottir. Nella and Inga, both Icelandic telephone receptionists at the Naval Station, hope your New Year will be indeed a happy one. N E W Y E A R AFWL's Eighth Ranked Sea Service Newspaper - 1964 THE WHITE IFsiUcBCDim U.S. NAVAL STATION, KEFLAVIK INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, ICELAND Volume IV. Number 49 Thursday, December 30, 1965 A. F. Promotions Depend On Data The Air Force has issued in- structions on preparing super- grade selection folders for con- sideration by the Hq. USAF cen- tral board. The letter instructed commands to forward folders on all eligible airmen who are qualified and rec- ommended for promotion. Air- men recommended in two special- ties will have two folders. Supergrade boards convening at the USAF Military Personnel Center, Randolph AFB, Tex., will select members for promotion based on the "whole man" con- cept. Procedures used will con- form generally to those used by officer selection boards, the letter said. Names of those selected will be forwarded to commands by March 18. Hq. USAF orders will be cut March 23 to make hikes effective April 1. Reports on the number of persons eligible for E—8 and E—9 were due from commands by Dec. 20. Air Force quotas will be an- nounced Jan. 10. Selection folders on airmen recommended for E—8 are due in Hq. by Jan. 24 and those for E—9 by Feb. 21. Men Of The Month Receive Certificates And Cash Awards Delorne A. Goldbloom, A03, and A1C Larry L. Vansant, the Sailor and Airman of the Month for the month of November, were awarded $25 checks and certificates of achieve- ment by RAdm Ralph Weymouth, Commander, Iceland Defence Force during the cere- monies in his office Tuesday, Dec. 21. Marine of Month <S^ The Marine of the Month, L. Cpl. Jerome J. Geadrities, is at- tached to the Marine Security De- tachment at Hvalfjordur, Iceland, and could not attend the cere- monies. His check and certificate were mailed to him along with a personal letter of congratulations from Admiral Weymouth. Lance Corporal Geadrities arri- ved at Keflavik in August, follow- ing duty with the Sixth Marines at Camp Lejeune, N. C. He is a native of Scranton, Pa., where he was graduated from Central High School. Lance Corporal Geadrities MEN OF MONTH—Sailor of the Month, Delorne A. Goldbloom, A03, (left), and Airman of the Month, A1C Larry L. Vansant (right) are honored during ceremonies in the office of RAdm Ralph Weymouth, Commander, Iceland Defense Force, Dec. 21. (Photo by Betz, PH3) - spends his spare time studying drafting, which he has chosen as his profession when he completes his military service. Sailor Of Month Sailor of the Month, Delorne A. Goldbloom, A03, also arrived in Keflavik in August. He is Ordnance Training and Supply Petty Officer for Patrol Squadron Twenty-One. (VP-21). Prior to coming to Keflavik, he served with VP-21 in Brunswick, Maine. Goldbloom hails from North Branch, Minn. His hobbies in- clude bowling, taping music, and playing the guitar. Airman Of Month A1C Larry L. Vansant, Novem- ber's Airman of the Month, joined the 982nd Aircraft Control and Warning Squadron in September. He is sei-ving there as a radar operator. His last assignment was at the Air Force Base in Mari- etta, Ga. Airman Vansant is from Atlanta, Ga., where he was gradu- ated from the J.C. Murphy High School. His hobbies are hunting and fishing. The heart-felt well-done of the entire station goes to these, "Men of the Month." CONGRATULATIONS—LCdr Ray- mond D. Avila is congratulated by Cdr Richard C. James, executive of- ficer of the Naval Station, after attaining his present rank. Lt. Commander Avila is Administra- tive Officer and Assistant Mainten- ance Officer, Aircraft Mainten- ance Department (AMD). He has been in the Navy 10 years and was stationed at Ellyson Field in Pensacola, Fla., where he was a helicopter flight instructor before he came to Keflavik. Lt. Comman- der Avila hails from the Los An- geles, Calif, area and is married and has two children. (Photo by Betz, PH3) WHITE FALCON Deadline Mondays—8 a.m.

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