U.S.S. HELENA (CA-75)
PLAN OF THE DAY FOR MONDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 1954
DUTY DIVISION - 1 DUTY SECTION - 2 SUNRISE - 0622
MOVIES - To be announced
Carry out IN PORT routine amended as follows:
0500 - Liberty expires on board for the Second and Third Sections- Liberty expires on board for Chief Petty Officers.
0600 - Make preparations for getting underway
0615 - Muster on Stations
0815 - Quarters for leaving port.
- Publish Note #2.
- Underway for Yokosuka, Japan.
1230 - Conduct Z-8-G - TOLEDO fires first, then HELENA.
1. U. S. Mail closes on board at 0500, Monday 27 September 1954
2. NROTC BILLETS OPEN TO ENLISTED MEN: The Navy will send 200 enlisted men now on active duty to college in 1955, to start training as NROTC midshipmen. The 200 enlisted men will be selected through the service-wide Navy College Aptitude Test which will be given 11 December 1954.
Those selected will be made midshipmen in the Naval Reserve. While attending college the Navy will give them tuition, books, laboratory fees, uniforms and $600 a year to help pay board and room. After successfully completing the four year course they will be commissioned Navy ensigns or Marine Corps second lieutenants,
Candidates must be single, physically qualified high school graduates or the equivalent, and between their 17th and 21st birthdays. All nominations must reach the Bureau of Naval Personnel by 20 October 1954 for the fall class of 1955. All men interested submit names to the Personnel Officer prior to the ships arrival in Yokosuka.
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