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October 1953 All Hands Magazine

October 1953 All Hands Magazine

ALL HANDS : THE BUREAU OF NAVAL PERSONNEL INFORMATION BULLETIN
OCTOBER 1953 Navpers-0 NUMBER 440

VICE ADMIRAL JAMES L. HOLLOWAY, Jr., USN
The Chief of Naval Personnel
REAR ADMIRAL MURR E. ARNOLD, USN
The Deputy Chief of Naval Personnel
CAPTAIN WREFORD G. CHAPPLE, USN
Assistant Chief for Morale Services

FRONT COVER: STIFF BREEZE whips signal flags and ensign on island of USS Bairoko (CVE 115) as the carrier pulls out of port. Photo by David Strickler, J03, USN.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • 'SAR' Men—St. Bernards of the Sea
  • The Word
  • Ceremonial Guard Wins in a Walk
  • Liberty in Venice
  • Air Traffic Cops in Amphib Assaults
  • Water Wings Add Zip to Navy Craft
  • EMs Break Records at Officer Candidate School
  • Reefers Feed the Fleet on the Run
  • "Dear Admiral: In Answer to Your Letter ..."
  • Servicescope: News of Other Services
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Navy and Marine Prisoners of War Return to Free Life
  • Today's Navy
  • Bulletin Board
  • Combat Pay Authorized for Navy Units
  • Diving Courses for EMs and Officers
  • Uniform Allowances for Reserve Officers
  • Living Conditions at Key West, Bainbridge and Memphis
  • Absentee Voting for Servicemen in Six States
  • Directives in Brief
  • Decorations and Citations
  • Book Reviews
  • Book Supplement: Birth of a Navy
  • Taffrail Talk

Editing Staff

  • LCDR F. C. Huntley, USNR, Editor
  • John A. Oudine, Managing Editor
  • Associate Editors
    • LT A. P. Miller, J., USNR, News
    • David Rosenberg, Art
    • Elsa Arthur, Research
    • French Crawford Smith, Layout
    • G. Vern Blasdell, Reserve

INSIDE FRONT COVER

INSIDE FRONT COVER: An important part of a sailor's morale is maintained as USS Trathen (DD 530) comes alongside USS New Jersey (BB 62) to pick up and deliver mail.

CREDITS: All photographs published in ALL HANDS are official Department of Defense photos unless otherwise designated. Photo on back cover by LT E. L. Hayes, USN.

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