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Creation Date: March 1, 1945
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VOL 2, No 51 _.. 1 March, 1945 '
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An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command

U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDAForewarned \



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Abandoning a fast-sinking plane is no cinch, brother, but practice
makes perfect and it's a lot better learning how in the peaceful St. Johns

fiver than trying it for the first time in a real emergency in enemy waters.:

Racing against time (and the chilly water rising swiftly inside the plane),

in the photos to the right, one of the crews scurry about in an effort td
break the record. At the left, the present record holders, Crew K of Clasa;

169, prepare for a drill. They lowered the time to 43; seconds. In the blister, I II

left to right/ are George A. Stewart, AKM3c ; and le Wayne W. Lake, Sic. 5-
Heady to come aboard are Ens. George C. Seifert, Jr., }';ns. Edward K. Weiss,

Harold G. Crisp, Sic; and Alfred Sulnian, AHM.'Jc.{ : Another member of I

the crew, '1'. Robinson, Sic, is not "shown in the picture.


Navy's Men Not Expendable-They Learn I I Navy To Augment Snack Bar Will


I How To Save Selves In Survival Drill': Overseas Movies' : Open For WAVESA '


I _-- I I The Navy this year will augment I snack bar and lounge soon to
I If should happen to be strolling
you : White the movie series for its per- ''be opened in the WAVES recrea-
: down along the seaplane ramp New I
Six Navy FliersDecorated here some afternoon and come Capt. I I sonnet afloat am; at overseas bases tion hall features the informal
''with the showing' of 50 top pictures atmosphere of a living room, with
: wingless PBY, loaded with
upon-a I of past year, to be known as carpeted floors and comfortable
a full crew rolllJJginto the watersof Senior
Here Chaplain "
I' the St. Johns liver! and sinking the "request series. furniture in one wingand a dec-
orated bar, tables for lunching,
immediately, don't become I I In cooperation with the Motion
alarmed. Takes DutiesCapt. ] Picture Industry the Navy has arranged floor space and plenty of new records
Last SaturdaySix I Nobody's trying to fly) an engIneless Up for new prints of some of for dancing the other wing
wingless plane, and the I the older pictures as a result of a Murals will enliven the walU, and
Navy fliers formerly hull hasn't accidentally sprung Robert J. White, ChC, survey among bluejackets who said all furnishings are being chosen
to Vice Admiral leak, USNK, who has recently returnedto I they wanted to see some of their with an eye for combining restful-
attached 'I It's being done deliberately all the United States after more I favorite old films and some they ness with gaiety. It is anticipatedthat
Marc: Mitscher's and Vice Admiral part of a well planned, comprehensive than 13 months' service in the missed seeing a few years back i the renovated recreation cen-
John S. McCain's famed I program of survival training Mediterranean war theater, has repotted Captain T. J. O'Bilen, USN., the ter will be used mostly by WAVES I
fast carrier task forces in the conducted- Jointly by the Physical to the Jacksonville Naval Navy's welfare director and Captain for small get-togethers, bridge
western Pacific were awarded I Training Department and Ground Air Station to assume the dutiesof Gene Ma..l cy, USNtt, director games special: movies a couple of
medals during Saturday-rooming I I Training VP132# I. senior chaplain.He of Navy photographic services times: n week, nnd various itemsof
presentation ceremonies at this The motion of the program Is succeeds Comdr. Roy R. found that out when the survey entertainment and fun. Enlisted -
Station. I "The)'11 fly Again; ," and It l+ Marken, who was detached for ''I was completed. men will he Included as w II
Highest medal of the day-the bawl on (thr NUVJ'H conviction overseas duty three weeks ago. Invited to submit titles: of pic- I guests at certain times .
Navy Cross--went to Lt. (jg/) Rob- that wliHe planes ma.v bo expendable : While in the Mediterranean area tures they want returned the men The hours will be announced later .
el t l>. Chaffe, I'aoli, Pa., torpedo men are nut Every; effort Capt. White served on the staff of put such films" as "Lives of a Bengal as the time of opening approaches
number pilot, who flew throughhei'y 1 U made, front ('lIurOWi! on how to Adm. H. K. Hewitt and was in Lancer "Mutiny on the Bounty Ship's Service ii In
anti-aircraft file to score a survive in ca.e of forced landing charge of all U S. Eighth Fleet ," "Holiday Inn," and "Rug- charge of the snack bar, at which
gles of Red Gap" at the head of WAVE hostesses will preside' and
f direct hit on an enemy carrier In the open Iowa or on Home lonely chapl tins, including those pal tici-
off the northern PhilippinesOct : Pacific l.laml, ghee throughout paling in the invasion of south '1 n the liit. nil arrangements are under the su
just
"Jj the WAVER Welfare
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2."), 1914. According to his the raining; period, to actual France last August. ,
citation, signed by AJm. McCa:I'. rescue work Injlie onib.it zones The new Lt Chatfe's hit materially contributed Hut pilots anal,I uirrri'WMieu ..1.1._ UI"UIISlar incil.il fur thi- Guam (CNS) -Before we l kicked -- -- -
to the eventual sinking live through: any possible di>a-- roll I* In played In the invasion the Japs out of Guam, they told, I Dallas (CNS. )-A city judg* '
of the Jap vessel ter anil, return tit fight And fly and. for hU harllal l<. and relief the natives there that things were has ordered that nil drunks in t
AUo receiving high award again.The undertaking' in the warolt'kk..1II1rl BO. tough in the United States that i Dallas henceforth be released from \
Nov ( lIl11dr, Ralph I.. Stilflny, training program here is an < of newly-lilMTutKI Africa, President Roosevelt had to stand Jail -without l'hl\l'ge-when they '1
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Get That Fishing Calling AllMusicians I' A Fishing You May Go .. I t


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I Has the Navy put a crimp inyour r .
: musical career T Can you a aA
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Rowboats, At Dock beat out on the drums. tickle the

,ivories, blow a mean horn, or slap,
that base fiddle ?
Here's Chance To Enjoy :
I If you really like to play your .

Some Sport And Get A golden:: .opportunity awaits There I
have been many requests for orchestras ,
Few Hours' Recreation : and bands to play at\ -t ...

(squadron, parties' and similar affairs ., '..
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Like to spend' lazy afternoons in that have gone begging:: : c ..atk .
the warm sun or in the shade of a
Contact Lieut T.
tree-studded bank following the I : Raymond
Forsberg, assistant Welfare. OW.I
call of Isaac Walton ? Do you liketo : -
I leer, and he will endeaevor' to getup
row to some
quiet cote, together
separate' units' to play for these
with some of the boys or, perhar, I
occasions. His office is located
the gals, and get a good strike soon of II I
topside Ship Service' Main-
alter dropping your line ? II
side. The telephone number is
I>on't start cussing' out this 498.I .

writer for tantalizing you with! I -- I <
such' faraway peace-time dreams : .

This It not a postwar project DecorateQuartet ,. rsscr.o.raw
U> something. which Is not onlyin ,--- --

the realm of possibility now, but

already This an past actuall week.'. three brand At Ceremony Held i a a i s4.. ''c

new row bouts Mere acquired bv.
the welfare department and I Saturday Morning

turned over to the yard /department -

for the use of |personnel' I Three fighter pilots and one' Ma. ,

here. Available between the nine foot soldier were honored at .
hour of 1300( and ,rundown daily, 'inspection' ceremonies at NAAS

and from WOO to sundown on Green. Cove Springs Saturday

*>nila>to, these pulling boats accommodate morning for their' heroic achieve

up to three persons' I i merits! in action against the Japs
and are light enough to rots withA In the South Pacific.
minimum of effort. I -
Fishingttith
I Comdr. Frank T. Corbln. USN
the boats will he limited to commanding officer of the auxiliary In the Springtime) a young man's fancy lightly turn to boating: and fhlilng.' Not only the.
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the shore of the station, which station, young but the middle aged and elderly' like to boat and fl ,h-and Judging from the above pictures, th-
Gold
StarIn
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abound In natural fishing spots." ""linK'II'nI'n as well Facilities, are available at the boathouse for those who would like to use tmll-
The boat will not be permitted lieu of a second Distinguishedflying boats or rowboats and If jou want to fish the his ck bass should' be hitting hard within a short timeIn I
I Cross to Lt Comdr. Robert
across the rifer.In I' the St. Johns. Klsewhere In todays Issue- of the JAX Ant NKW: will he found an article telling
G. Dose, USNR Gold Stars In lieu
cider to obtain the use of one of .second Air Medals to Lt. JohnD you how to nhjnln boats for use during' liberty hours. With the advent of P'lIrlnJt'ftlht'r' It's a safe

nf the rowboats. you must secure Gavan. USNR, and Lt. tjgi i : I bet that the sailboats and row boat* will prove popular with Station personnel

from jour division officer or dejattment : John E. .Dai'den, USNR and the --
head a letter !stating!! that Know Your Mates i heavy seas; In dangerous! patrol
BIOIe Medal to Richard WHorner .
Cpl. I
Fliers
1 you are on liberty during the time USMCR. .flights and strafing: attacks over Six Navy -
that you wish a boat. The note Two Sailors Tell 1 enemy-held territory; in sustained, 'I
should include the fact that you II Comdr. Dose was cited for his night hops of 11 hours! duration Decorated Here

are a qualified swimmer, and Intelligent forceful and Inspiring | and in hit and run attacks: on enemy
should Ite, addressed to the Officer.r leadership an skipper of a fighter How It Feels To I I installations" In the Bismarck
in-Charge of Docks and Ferries squadron that hit the .laps' with Archipelago] and around New Girl- Last Saturday

J3efore going down to the dock Solomon devaluating, Inlands effectiveness, (illitert' Islands In' the Face Enemy' Fire |I urea Moth have earned H )presidential ('41"II nllNI from Page 1I Ii I
with jour letter, It would be adVlsable ,
and Marshall Inlands 'Rml'"I..nlll.HIIII 1 unit citation' and are privileged I. 1\I1IIIndlll, III, station ""llf"rhll"l1d.| {
to I
telephone to see' if there FOR THE ENLIGHTENMENT
In low level
success bombing to wear service ribbons
curt of aviation training, who vt.tKawarded
are any boats! available at the time I ''of shore-bound 'sailors' who will
and strafing attacks against' en- with three stars. alsothe
'fury
are I
you plan to go Others may hate I IHqut'.If'd ern.v shore Installations, In the soon be sea-bound' two typical osrresMIrs of quiidron: ilta- two (fold Stars In lieu j
all the boats at that time face of American fighting men, Walter E. | of M "" '('41nll and third Pl) tlngnlkhrd i
antl-alrcraft
strong flrr.ald..d tlonn
from Admiral Mmltr Hal-
end jour trip to the dock would Landon AMMlc, and Charlie Bainbridge I El 1, mug (;>c>''''. .j
rniiterlMll.v In netitrall/lng and Klncald.' artlvl-
b If a waste of time If Iboat is '. AMMlc, who have h..d'Ih. say Specific 1 Comdr. Shlflev received his firstGold "
enemy strongholds.Lts j flea which I'arn..df'rlll. of the
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available, tell them you wish to' guns rOAr and seen Irllcf'r' ] Star "for distinguishing himself iJ
illations for diimlMi
Gavan and Dntdf work
were
-wr\e u and that you will beoown u iihonored > bullets!!! rip past their cart' In the by heroism and extraordinary
with your letter from yourdepartment for their conllll'llt"ntlymt'litorioua Pacific theater of war had, para and snstiilned' night hops, In achievement as task force target
which
head The telephone service as fighter pi- doxically, little to say, but in effect I thev achieved unusually evaluator and task strike 1
number I Is 623. Iota operating in the Pacific area aplenty about seeing a''\i"n I good result' In attacks on enemy i''leader' of carrier sinking group forces .1

The towboats from November, 1C43, to February, for the first time and experiencingthe Installations. 1;
are equipped with assigned to destroy snipping and
life preservers for each person. but 1944 They courageously escorted thrill of combat. I Landon was a crew member of shore Installations In the Philippines }
idling Is numerous bombing missions over "Tracer bullets rig-ragging, past : a PRY which picked up the entire
gear your own piohlem from Sept. 9 to Sept. 24, 1
A line enemy territory, and were instrumental your plane through the o'rickness' crew of\ an Army bomber a B-25 "
simple drop will do and 1944, and for shooting down one
these are for sale] at Ship's Service In helping to destroy fifteen of the Pacific night look ns harmless !' which had been downed tossing' : its enemy fighter plane and damage 1J
planes on the ground while Fourth crew on the of a treacher-
while they last' I I as" of July sparklerin mercy ing another Sept 21.
strafing ground installations. I ours sea' Bainbridge figured in
I more peaceful days, did you
In nil cases' It was explained the I I i 1 The second" Gold Star went to J
\ Cpl Horner was described' in the : uf'n't really aware of their polen- the rescue of several Marine" Corsair
rfficer-in-charge of docks and fer- citation by Adm. C. W. Nlmltz as I cy until they hit somAh'ng' And pilots! and picked tip several Comdr. Shlfley for service all task

ties will determine If the weather ;,' "one of that gallant group of United I the rigors of war never come home I Australian, pilots at another' time. I II group target coordinator for Oc j

'I is teats.suitable for going out 11tht' I States Marines who stopped the to you not really until you or one I It is of interest that both have tuber 1944( strikes in the vicinity ,,

I enemy in his expanding dominationover of your friends is incapacitated" I figured" in the rescue of mote, of Nansel Shoto. Formosa and the

S At "present the three boats will Pacific Ocean areas and then So spoke Charlie Bainbridge, who I I members of other branches of the Philippines, during which he "shot
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: have to tfor all hands, but ( helped to grasp and maintain the' recently returned from the Pacific I t't'\'lce--lht' Marines. and Army down one enemy fighter plane,
it l I" Intended to "purchase an I offensive for the United States I area' along: with Walter Landon, 'than they have of Navy flying : bombed and heavily damaged a

additional> nine ma boss is }"u"t'H* I Forces." He saw action against both of whom have "spent approximately I nen, a tip-off on the fine cooperation I medium cargo ship and strafed a

I seen> a* they tan he found. A I the Jape from November 1942, to 17 months! overseas as !1 of all concerned in the destroyed escort thus !TIll InlR lIy
total fleet of twelve It In l bet I Pacific fighting 7oneLandnn to the cf the
t July, 1944, participating In the bitterest members of "'PB-52. contributing success
)md, ulll be adequate' to meet ( and costliest' of the fightingat : Bainbridge and Landon. now assigned I bus In bin credit- rlrme to operation"

1 all demand Guadalcanal Tarawa and Sal- to A & R, were trying to 2400 hours In the air, a total; he I Two medals were also presented

r Th sailboats, gaff rigged sloops. pan His citation states, that "His make clear their reaction to actual has piled up since joining,: the Navy Ilo.t.i i ijg ) \\llllarn A. McCormick,

and J snipes which have bt't'n10 I extraordinary courage and coolness warfare They succeeded in two days after his graduation: I ','Chicago, 111, fighter-plane pilot,

pfjulnr In the past, will again: be under fire contributed in great impressing their interviewer, net from high( whool liHinbruige! is ,I who received the DFC for shooting
i, available! this jear Present plans measure' to the successes achievedby with the fact that war is a horrible credited 1 with more than 1600\ down two enemy bombers and

IttIhat they will be ready to /sail his! units in combat against the terrible thing::, but almost ulih hours aboard flying. boats of Un. probably another during the First
ry 15 March. In older to obtain I C'ntn1He served his country I an air of disdain described I Intir I cle SHIUS flying Navy and that Battle of the Philippines Sea and

R fItIImat.) an applicant has tot (creditably and honorably throughout part In It to date as merely another I as the boys! who fly will agree. is the Air Medal for destroying two
ring a letter the 1 chore in the series of chores likely to add up to an awful lot of I:
first time he applies these campaigns:: and his extreme I more enemy planes! In a long-range$: "
that he Is they have done since donning flight skins It is' i.f inteiest
qualified to handle devotion to duty was in attack on KiiZan Island last J
H Milboat. and signed his Navy blue thHtrBmnbililge: got: his PHY training June :24Lt. .
hv divisicn keeping with the highest traditions "\\ell:" said Landon, "the first I Jj
this
at
station before he
shovcdoff
Then) officer he!mint or make department head of the Naval service" time you go iiito 'lIlI\hl\l t you just for the war /one In December. : '. (jff) (InnIPS" (i. Hurcl, s|iI-| j

application in I Comdr Dose and Lts Gavan and wonder, ax y out did when ,v cur 11M2 Landon hopped aboard a i vet Springs" / !Mel.., way another
each
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.f'lH.n succeeding orC'8'OIOI Dardon all flew with FiehtinpTwelve mind is its fired' b.v' the glamdroim: I PBY without the background of I recipient or it III t. lie reu'u-is't'ti l lI
Sailboats, !rtperving: a boat in advance I which stalked the Jape- accounts of Mar .voti read In vonr rigorous training Bainbrldge had I his modal for piloting H .fIr'.lo l lI 1
are not limited
to thestation's from Guadalcanal to the Indian liooUiiioUs, If things! will be as Roth bad this advice 10 otter I II bomber in an attack on an en-

sailed, far boundaries. and may be Ocean during 16 months of) com- yon had vKiiHil/e! 'Jl hey> aren't, to I those who may lx I'aclfir- I i ems carrier force In the PMHp

ridge as downtown north as the railroad l bat. Comdr. Joseph C. Clifton, }',," just do your joh) It's almost I bound, be Jlrtl'll'Ni fur HII.V tiling pines area Out :2H. "Slclllfnll: )

I USN, flight training officer here'. dull, watching{ those tracer bullets -for the worst or the be't. -In piloting' / his plane through In-

*ri i was first skipper of Fighting 12 rip I'J tnd ll..tenin< to the food, duly and action. Philosophers tc-nse and accurate Hiitl-alrrrMlt

Classes In-- and later air group commander dull thud f>f 1""Mo'.IIr,> in the both, they tee war as one fire" his citation sajn, "h*

Drama i u distance, and ,Vn"i almont ignorethe would look upon/ a roulette" wheel scored a damaging near miss on

Half staccato barkings/ the antiaircraft "loii may be In the thick of an enemy heat 1' cruiser."

Begin 5 of March Million 1 Cable ""tt.rlt-II-lInlll* tuine- ever.v' glll. I"rnpd action out there The other two officers! te t be: decorated

i Messages In a YearMore thing hits and It mat ,s(i happen" that you were Lt. (jg) George K.
Th 'n your- AM'nk. to th.. real. nit.'. will l..- billeted at one of the Hisser' Dumont N. J., and Lt Ij j jx >
i The University of Florida incites than half a million per- nation, and believe me: t.I isn't a I thoiwands, of )little I I Islands that Thomas J. Cusick, Jr., Newark.

all service men and women at the I sonar, cable messages'/ have been: ,: plf'ultnl.t'a'tlon. You don't think dot the war area out there and N J,. who each received a Navy
Jfickscnville Naval Air Station, I sent to and from overseas personnel I too much about it at the time but never hear gun-fire." Air Medal for bombing attacks (n a

who hit interested In keeping up. of the Navy, Marine Corps' later when the lifeless body of a I I The food is just so-o r ulehy- the enemy-held Marianas Islands

to-dfitc ci modem! rll"'f'nt'f'nll' I and Coast, "' Guard since the establishment ", : buddy who was alive and full oflaughter drated, most of it ) and It is also amatter last June and July ...

.* soul literature and in plkinalip: a : a year ago thlg month of and life a few short hours of chance what t type of | According to his citation, Lt.
few extra college credits at the the Navy personal cable) service I before lies cold in the stillness of quarters you will have Both "
\ mint) time. to Join their new classes | Known as EFM i Expeditionary<< death, all the glamour and color half of their 17 months out spent there Blaser. 811 lender of a section Ilf
three
I planes and in the face Ithtll'Y.
' in International Relations! and ''Force' Message ) and! SCM ( Senders goes! out of war. In a trice, )'ou"'f'I sleeping. aboard their. giant: Cata- intense and accurate antiaircraft .
.\ M'f'Ittn' ) Drama Composition Message) ServIce I transformed from a tjpkal, softhearted linn, and making their own meals I
According to Dr. Garth H this new communications pen'Ie American into a guy w ho'"s aboard the t big: 1 'Black Cats" Both fire, which struck and revrely -
r. Akiide President of the Jacksonville has enabled! families in this I really "m d' at somebody\ andcant waxed lyrical describing, the Wat- I damaged his plane C.ur.ogf'ou"ly -

Junior College find local Representative country to reach by cable all over.seas wait for the ( ppr>rtunity to ingfrom heavy seas the piessecl home a determined -
UK
flying .
of land.ba/lf'd' bombing attack and "111'
the University of personnel and punch his' none boats can take
Florida] ) Extension Division the ,some, mobile ]and-baml units The Bainbridge and Landcm haveseen I They also advised since there" seeded in destroying an important .
I
cfurffs will be held at the Jacksonville CFM Service now includes 237: spirited action and periods' may be periods of dullness i enemy hangar.
!! taking
) Junior College 704 Riverside fixed texts, any three cf which of dull waiting in the 17 months along small phor ogii! phs! 'When; I I Lt.
t, ) beginning March 5. and continuing may be combined into one sixty they have bun in the Pacific. and possible 1, fishing !gear and ttmsed successfully destroyed a large

: to the second week in cent message. have run the gamut cf> flying activity i the absolute necessity of a good I warehouse leaving fires in tie
June, and carry three hours cf Statistics show that men overseas I as members of Catalina I watch There things cannot be target UtA!.

credit each Itegister any tim between have sent ten tinges 1111 many I crews, in night\ kw.Jml bombing: purchased past Pearl Harbor And The medals were presented 1 ry

9.00: A.M. and 10.00:() PM,' message to the United States as I.I runs on Jap fighting ships, in I I they added emphasis to the eagerness Capt. Herbert E. Regan, commanding -

with Dr AkriI' p before classes; civilian! at borne have rent fi\'f't ''dumto action, in which they with which. mail from' home Ie officer fcf, the Jacksonville

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Admiral McFall Departs I Decorated Saturday Morning M

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For Duties Outside U. S. I ;


Rear Admiral Andrew C. McFall, USN, chief of Nava\\ 6e t

Air Operational Training since 23 August, 1913, last week YYy

\ 0 was detached and departed for duty outside the continental I II >

I limits of the United States.

t During his 18-month tour of duty at the Jacksonville

Naval Air Station, Admiral He- ----
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, Fall directed the Naval Air Operational Red Cross Drive EPILOGUE TO MOVING Maybe ,
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' Training: Commandfinalphase I
it isn't exactly from the ridiculous
r'q
of the Naval flight training i .
to the sublime, as the poets
program during a period when Accorded 'Support I
t the annual output of Navy and say, but at least it is a major improvement /

Marine pilots was Increased by 50 Yup, we have moved
per cent. lAt U. S. HospitalA from Building 585 over next doorto
i the recently renovated 582
Admiral McFall, a native of y ,4
I Darlington. S. C., graduated from Red Cross War Fund Drive and it might well be another coun-

, the U. S Naval Academy with the Committee has been organized at try. 1,
I class of 1916, winning his wings the U. S. Naval Hospital aboard Formerly, one's unmentionableswere
four years later at Fensacola, fla., this Station to assist in conductingthe : dunked and scrubbed In a 1.
Naval Air Station. Since then his annual drive for funds which standard Navy bucket -the flimsies .
career has closely paralleled the opens today. The committee is I got cleaned that way, but It .I
development of Naval aviation.He I headed by Captain John J. O'Mal- was hard on one's back and

tested the first catapult installations ley Commanding: Officer, as chairman : knuckles, and temper! Now In our ,,
on the battleship USS Membership of the Committee I, new mansion the buckets are done ;'' I Ilcy ;'l
Maryland in 1922, commanded I is composed of representativesof away with before the magnificenceof ) 1 ,
Torpedo Squadron One aboard theO the various groups at the hospital the big stationary tubs. Still
old USS Lexington in 1929 to 1931, who will solicit and accept hard on the back, but much easier = A
directed an Annapolis training contributions I on the temper, and the beautiful
squadron that won the Schiff Me- Pharmacist H C. Williams will\ radiance of the automatic electric a _
- be for medical I I I I drier means no more wrestlingwith --
contacting
responsible
Lt. (jg) R. D. Chaffe, right, receives the Navy Crow-second
otficers. His office is in the lines, no more re-washing of
highest U S. Navy award-from Capt. Herbert 1';,
Regan during I
'1 ;
Educational Building at the hospital clothes that fall on the deck. 'Tis presentation ceremonies
where contributions from med. said some gals now wash practically
I -
ical officers will be accepted. everything in sight just to
,
I Lt. i ijg) A. E. Lahr (NO see the heater give out and dry 1 Try Both .
USNR, will be representative for things in a matter of moments, I The
the nursing service. Her office is ] while they stand and gloat, re- j Inquiring ''::1'
In the Nurses' Quarters. | membering the long waiting of old

II Ens. Ann N. List: (W) USNR, en days! ,

Is in charge of soliciting WAVE Previously, row upon row i* ReporterQuestion{ f
'
< officers for contributions Her ot.I' double decker bunk stood In the 'I
fice is in the Hospital Administration i vastness!! of single dormitories
Building Enlisted WAVES and great was the labor to hi\'e
may also make voluntary contributions the entire wing side| and span : Should working ,I
!T through this office. for Inspection each day. Now civilian girls share date expenses

I Chief Specialist Thomas J. Rig- I there i* the Heml-privacy of compartment with servicemen?

ney, Jr.. will accept membership *, with only a given
and contributions for enlisted amount of deck space, bulkhead..
I per E Shobozean, SIC, ( Wave)
sonnel. His office is in Ward B.4.I I' etc, to worry over, and sharp Buffalo N Y,
I Lt. T M, Russell (HC) USN, all a razor Is the competition to Of course not. Even if women I'T-J: '

1 will be in charge of contributions rate a series of 'Shlpthape">> are doing things pretty much the
from Ships Service employees. .1 j marks on the Inspection 'hart. same as men in this everchangingworld

I Civil Service employees will be1 I Once we struggled with recalcitrant and consider themselves no

I contacted by Mrs. Minnie F. Clark ironing boards which displayed longer as the weaker sex, I hope
Ij at the Accounting Office and by an alarming tendency to collapse chivalry Js1i't yet ready to die.
j Admiral McFall i Mr Carl Highland in the Chief but flat, when the weight ,
mortal Trophy and a Presidential Mechanic's office I| of an iron was put on their trembling -: Patricia Carr. Y2C Minnesota. ,

j 1 letter of commendation for its I Those interested in contributingto | unsure legs. Now we have No man who has any respectfor hl
,:: safety record in 1937, assisted in the Red Cross War Fund at the' permanently fixed ones arrayed in : a girl will permit her to pay o
i the fitting out of the carrier USS Hospital should contact some; pleasantly geometric dt'sign-they I any share of the date expenses. i i
I Wasp in 1938 and 1939 served as member of the Committee representing !',' do not tremble, and neither d>> they : Sure I know it happens everyday t ik
\ executive officer of the carrier r the appropriate group. fall down. Ah, life is good! \ but it won't be accepted by "

l USS Ranger in 1939 and 1940 and However, contributions will be ,I I And the lounges once we had any man who has genuine regardsfor
.i had duty as commander of Patrol gladly accepted in the Red Cross a little room in which no self-re I II I a girl "

r4\ Wing Four from June, 1940, to office. I I specting bos'n would even try to
/ July, 1941 I Enlisted personnel are not to be', swing a cat and great was the I I H. R. LePert. AMM2C, Haw-

/1 When the war began Admiral solicited, but voluntary contributions : ,, bedlam come date time evengreater thorne, fo liI.
will be welcome Let the girls if they want
McFall was serving as commanding the rapid deterioration of pay
I officer of the Naval Air Station 1 ----- --- I I the too few and too ancient pieces : to. Money isn't the answer to it
at Quonset Point, R. I. In S54J Doctors m-In Mar of available furniture Now we all, it's just another item in a long ,
October, 1942. he was assigned to Chicago (ICNSI-) At least 101 have a sizable room on the main line of items that go to make up
j' the USS Hoi net and was aboard : U. S. physicians have died in action deck with many chairs, (a coke machine this cock-eyed world. Isn't it a
that vessel, waiting to assume : and 255 others have died tables, and ash trays that trifle silly for an apprentice sea-
I command, when it was sunk during -I while in military service since the I do not fall over at the first flick I man for instance who earns the _m_
\) the Battle of the Santa Cruz i outbreak of World War II, the of the cigarette. Topside, stands I staggering sum of $50 per month: "People are always asking", us,
Journal of the American Medical to foot all the entertainment bills\ ?' "
Islands. I in solitary splendor a smaller I "Why laughed Mrginta Trotter
I Association reports. I, lounge with writing tables and when he's keeping company with a I U'A\.K seaman on this station .
After brief the staffof
a period on 1- __ factory war-worker who makes
b chairs, wherein we may let our \ when her sister, Hope, a
a task force commander in the than week?
ment, Admiral McFall has released more $50 a To get '
'
selves go in our wildest shades of \\ .\( from :\f'warl'I..It.f her
Pacific, thadmiral assumed com the following statement: I I down to brass tacks, how couldhe .
I shorts, our most lurid nighties, recently."What.
mand of cartier division which *
a "As I leave for ,
duty overseas
our gayest play clothes and give I do you answer?"
I
in the
operated extensively sameart
debt of to
I feel
a deep gratitude
no to the old shadow of "We don't have
thought a very good>>
a. He was promoted to the the people of Jacksonville. These Johnny Hauser, Y2C, Jackson
I "one appears In full uniform at all I' answer. It'o just that Hope liken
rank of rear admiral March 1, I Heights, N. Y.
people. and in particular the leaders "
times on the quarterdeck. the Army Air Tone best! and I
1943 I acquired the habit of payingfor
I of the Chamber of Commerce, like the !"
Humm -home was never liM? the entertainment on my first Navy
The Navy Air Operational Train have been of great assistance tome I
I this, and Mama would probably not date, and I don't have plans to Virginia works in Inspection
ing Command, of which Admiral and to the Navy. The naval
I and Survey, for AMAH!
her striking ,
at this time.
recognize darling daughter change Somt'timt's"the
has been the second chief Jacksonville
:McFall 'activities in the areahave ,
and Is
these but feet if of this"modern" Hope a flight control operator
was established at the Jacksonville been singularly fortunate, not days we now as new-fangled practices
at the Newark
Naval Air Station April 30, 1942, only in the fine quality of the co- we have definitely stepped up in ': age ajl but overwhelm "i Airport
They the
I are of
the world, and woe betide the firsti this no'thern gentleman, daughters Mr.
for the purpose of training grad. operation of local people, but also
mark' I and Mrs. K. A. Fraser, of Flushing -
'i I knot-head who puts a burn ----
.
uate officer pilots in the techniques In the many warm friendships I L. I., and have brother
on our new decks, or cause. 'a William F. McRory Y2C, Whig- a ,
i of actual combat fl 'ing. which have developed between
> Stuart Fraser
1'hMlo
chair to collapse! gam, Ga | whnerved
.'1'01Its Jacksonville headquarters naval and civilian personnel."Our .
I'll tell you what--It would be oversea for two jean
I
the NAOTC today operatesmore stay has been so pleasantthat ; appreciated if those women civil. and U now stationed at the
\ .0 than a score of training centers Mrs. McFall expects to remainin Philadelphia (CNS) Thieves ian workers who are making a Naval Hospital In St. Albatis,
in Florida, Georgia, North Jacksonville during my absence rifled the soft drink machine in "pile" now, would sock it away I Long Island.Commercials.
1 Carolina, South Carolina, Illinois, and, in due time, we expect to a local theater, left this note behind I until after the war. When that -
Kansas and Oklahoma make Florida our permanent : "We're taking this coin to expected postwar depression sets
'1 In connection with his detach. home." 1 buy war bonds." I IIi I in a spht-the-expenses date might I
FOR RENT

Self Made Cooks Graduate J I be welcome. St Bedroom Johns;: Ave.with, Ph.adjoining 2-651 bath, 3306

Virginia Fraser SIC New York, Room for couple. 5142 St John Ave.,
N. Y. near Roosevelt highway on Lakeshore
bun Phone 2-7395.
I In order to express an opinionon Room for couple prIvate bath l II I the question, one would haveto dry and kitchen privileges, $t5 per
w know all the details Many wpt'k Call 9-2039. .
Double room ZT14 Park St, tall
II spht-the-expenses dates are between 2-661\1 after 6:30.:
: I couples who are engaged or
Sf are likely to marry later. In that FOR SALE

11 ; case, it is understandable Other. box Davenport spilngg and$85; mattress coffee ,table$60, J15:(
f f vStit I wise, it doesn't have my approval Blvd Mil Jett, 203JW. 2738 Lake Sho'e, ,

'
\
: '* '*4l'V A "H N. Carver Y2C (Waves) Buffalo. WANTED ?a,

N, Y.Thatisn't, Va'unt t-It'anf'r. Call Major D.
an easy question to Howard ext. 8487. t I
Automobile,
preferably 1ale model.. \
answer. I think the war has made Call Lt. Johnson, ext 339.
some girls so lonely they'd be Equity: In furnished house. Phone'
willing to pay all the expenses E. T. Manlf'Y, t'xt 88R2. J,
WANTED
just to have a date. TO BUY'-Automobll.t. )
preferably model, ( .11 lit 1. .,
Ferry
t'r500 at Ext 8 91 or :..I-2-JlWILLTRADE
@ Eileen folly SW2C, Floral Park, after :
CHIEF
COMMISSARY N. Y.

n STEWARDS SCHOOL Why should any servicemanwant Chill!', automobile for chlll: ( <>r <*< to 5
to date: a civilian girl* Are fortAraus tricycle. AC'resso'tf'na' kit

r '#1' awn.: '.,w r.r+rd.e.,arw'rr a $. '-- ,- they blind to all the beautiful Dewey 'Park.nt'ra.. WJ7 A- Taylor. St, t
Good cooks are made, not born, and It's laboriously acquiredKnow how" rather than any inherent WAVES on this station?
knack that makes 'em. The boy In the above, photo can tell you that. They're the :27th claa --"i t- ChamberlalnEmay
to graduate from the Chief Commissary Stewards' School since Its establishment here in October, 191?, Albuquerque N! M., (CNS)- J., 3Q'erUtdlo' tub at radar pick up
and they've just gone through, comprehensive four months course. Flanking the group on the left F. Gish, who operates a filling sta.. vault.
U Lt. (J iff) Frank.lie ,Wlxson,.assistant' offloer-ln-charge of the school, and on the right, Lt. Comdr, lion, has an answer foreveryonewhen I.OST-Peat'oat: Wednesday night, 21
Henry\ (i. O'Keefe, commissary officer, in charge of the sc-hooL In the front row k Chief Commissary he runs out of gas He simply Februarr'found on?",iaduct will appreciate by Teimlnal Sta

Steward K:. C. Phillips, the clans' I instructor, and in the rear row In Leading Chief C. B. Boatrlght. drapes his pumps in crepe. R."T, Reynolds, Barracks 1. rttlUl J




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JAX AIR NEWS 1 March, 1945


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Editorial Offices *
Public Kelatlons Office, Room 221 I orsdVieujs f ramStalion
Administration Annex Bide. 954 i ii TNteu s

i Telephone Kxtension 8542 I
The JAX: AIR SEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. : )
t. lf" 1-t r. 1 t 1
Jacksonville Florida by the Public 'Iq
Naval Air stullon ;n'C' ; ,;,:., 1I'
to the jco\einmnt : .. ,, .
Copies :1
KeKitlon Office at no expense -- -
ate diailbulrd fiee" of charge at th* Naval Air Station : 1+ jii l/W1W/r/ r7/'W" F >
( US.V
< By U. 1'. A. Mojd C'hC
the Naval Air Technical Training Center the Headquarters | f7 1& l
ol"lh Naval Air Operational Training Command Naval ItKLKilOVReligion
Auxiliary Air Station Green, Cove Springs Naval Au\ll-: I Il MwmkV' simply expressed' is a union betweenman
l Lary Air Station Cecil Field, the Naval Air Gunners' School, r
the U. S Naval Hospital, the Naval Auxiliary Air Station and his God. I used to say frequently for em.
Municipal| No 1, and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station phasis, take the word "God" and the word "man,"

Mm)IMI' t. _____ join them together and you have the word "Reli-(
gion." Perhaps, Grandmaison's definition In his
Captain Hetbeit E. Reean, L'SNCommundlnK
Officer "'Chilstus Is more complete': "Religion is the sum-

Jacksonville Naval Air Station total of: beliefs, rules of conduct and rites povein.
ing the relations of man with a Power or Powers
Captain Joseph B. Lunch USNR: transcendent"
looked as
Commanding, Officer upon
Naval Air Technical Training Center The excellence" of this definition will be best seen

by compaiing it with some others that have' been
Oltsiln, John J. O Mallev MC). USN .
CommandlnK Officer suggested from time to time: i
U. S. Naval: Hospital ; "Religion is Reverence and Love for the Ethical:
Ideal, and the desire to realize that Ideal' in Life"j
I
Colonel Martin J. Kelleher. USMC (Ret.)
Commanding Officer ( Huxley I.I t I.

Muilne Barracks I "Religion consists: in recognizing all one's dutiesas
divine commands" (Kant>.
Commander Ed"Iud t.. Dol t'l.'ek. USN
Commanding: 01 ricer I 'Religion is a sum of scruples which impede the
Natal Air Gunnel School tree exercise of our faculties" (Salamon Reinachj.

Commander Frank T, Coil>ln, USN Kr *' s tr s ?* *iL.'*** "Religion is the opium of the people" (Kail )

Commanding officer 1 % Marx I
JCoval Auxlllaiy Air Station, Green Cove Springs @
.. The first ft these excludes the Supreme Power
Commander MUhael P. Bjftdanovlch't'SN: o p"There's and substitutes for it an "ethical ideal." The second -
Commanding Oltlcer something about that soldier I like'!" I confines religion to one of its consequences. The
Naval Aurlllarv Ah Motion, Cecil Field third eliminates not only beliefs and doctrine!!!, but

Commander, !Salem A, Van EH'I')', Jr. religions sentiments' ethics rites and cultus, and
Commanding Officer -- -- --- this "empties out the baby with the bath" as this

JCkval Auxlllaiy:; Alt station Munll'lpa1l'io. 1 CALENDARMainside same Giandmaison aptly lemarks. The fourth \is

Commander M. I'. 1I1t'l'IlIt, USNR: atheism
Commanding Officer Movie Schedule An atheist! evidently cannot be a religious man
Auxlllciiv All Station, Maj'port
T> Natal Totlaj'"FLKKT'S; IN] ," Fred Antulre, Dorothy Lainour Eddie: for he denies the very God bysv\hich religion exists,
Lieut. Col.'IlIla'T: Kxans, USMC (Ret.) Bracken, Betty Kuttoii. A repeat of a 4.0 imioitHl. of a couple of I Divided, religion has three parts. We might call)
Mailne Commanding Avlatlun: DetachmentThe Officer years U Jt"o. I the pacts dogma moral and worship. I like to put

Frlday-"I.T'S: GO STEADY," SUIiiiuij Knnis; Pat I'arrlsli. Amusical them in mOle simple language as: First, the things
JAX AIR NE\\S receives Camp Newspaper Semite about a couple of voting 't'lIuho are amateur "UIIHlt..rM/ to be believed; secondly the things to be done and

t without nmleiliil I,1.permission:Republication' of CNS.of credited War' Depattmenl matter prohibited, 1W5 K.Jnd ;. I and! \lu go: to New York, on the strength,: vf an investment" In a music I lastly, the means of obtaining the grace and help' of

tF St.. N. Y. C.Lcsl. i iIt lompanji.. 'They find he company' a fraud reorgani//e It, and get other, God The tint is Faith,"" the second "Keeping: the
I iI Mmg-milhs to join them In a trip to the big-liiue.( Commandments," the last "Obtaining Gods-place
a S.ItUl'dar-"JUa'OXU 1IIK BLUE: HORI/OX" Dorothy J.aIlWllr. and help," without which Faith is in vain and the
We Forge 1 I I A replay of one of the famous Lamoiir-Soiitlt Sea Island combinations keeping of the Commandments impossible.

1300 shovnI)'. I At our next wilting we shall analyze these pattu
As Germany takes heavier and heavier I SII..I..l.n\lulllll\\\: -. \\flUl.lt" l-r...lr!,. \Mitnli U..lh' I with comment
poundings and it becomes evident that the I Field.''This is ih' story:';..f1 hat happened; In a smallnterican; '; community > ..y

end, insofar as the Nazis are concerned, is I when a Ilitler-raUed child was brought Into the family fold I Radio

sine to come, we may expect propaganda f Ills hatred I lyi Uig* and heating, his near-killing of his own cousin, completely Navy Programs
disrupted the life of not only hU. uncle's family, hut those of '
looking toward the softening of American 1 II I'IiSlASertice'S'late"1'llilf| \ -
most of his neighbors. heir "solution to the problem runs along the"turntheotliercheek" '
antagonism toward that enemy. attitude. ; (( 115)) 1100-i130

Americans are natuially; a softhearted I 1\lontla-"UIU\\H] ()\ T1IK: C lltl.i\! ," Sunlit)' Tuft"'I'I'ollh'a Lake, "Nav"Trlll'n..1( > Headlines".llll'I I'or'ict"ry"'JAX, HII.lItill"I'ht 1HOVI8IO"Service !
Eddie Brutken. ThiN is a technicolor\ mu",lcal about the world' richesttitan
race. Add to this the fact that our c'otllltrr.1 > first Line"MltK (CIJS) :221,112.231)i'Ull
Eddie who lie that people aren't nice
Bracken
( ), ran never sure
insofar as the actual ravages of warfare is I to him just for his mmll'lll'n he enlists in the Sahi.' .. lawyerssend ).\\'-

concerned, has been untouched, and one may : the junior member of the firm (Sonnet Tufts) alonjf: to protect him. 'Mine" \\MIW (('B5)) 1700-1730
well" conclude that this is fertile soil for such r' lie keeps his money hidden from the fellow, hut almost falls for a'J "Navj News"-\\ ..:\\ 17.VI-17.55
propaganda. t scheming cigarette girl until cupid finally sets his course In the right "SaJll'ucJlinl'W.JlII.|| 180.VI810U.0I700(

diret tion. SA'1't'it. 1).A'I'-
In all probability this propaganda will I Tllt'.day-\ SONG TO It KK.MKMBKK; :; : Merle Oberon, l'ulII111111.: ",\ Home"-UMBH: (CBS) ] : ) (

take the form of cleverly concealed newsI A tet'hnicolor biography; of (hopln and the Influence exeited upon him "Halls of luIIII'unHt"-\\'I'Il; (Mut.) 1800-1K.40! :

stories about the suffering of the women hj George: Nand; <('"-\\Jp|| (Blue) 1311-!' 'WIICl
of to make him a popular figure: in Parisian: 1'lIl1umInlt') .., 1 sl'Mi\\'_
and children of Germany. True none us
and| Paul Muni, his teacher) who wanted tn see (hopln'm genius live in Bluej.Kket ( .ir".MUK ((BS) III'S1131)"Iacific
like to wage war on women and children, sellout compositions., st.ir.v"-nIA\ (NBC) :2330-2100(

i but 't e have a lot of things to remember. I \\'t'lln."tla-"HI.I'JoBt\UH."" ; >," John (rradiiic, Jean' Pa ricer. In :\IOS 11.11 .\\'-

First, it should be recalled that the most Paris, a series of murders of beautiful women cause the polite to warn S. Navy Band-\\JAX (NBC) Ji80..M5: |
the public that a modem Bluebeard! rampant, Jean Parker dues not "Hill Nalle, Pianist"Mt| 16311-16-1.\(
ardent Nazis today are those who have been suspect, that the artist in whom she" is interested is the fiendish killer "Seri 1 Ice 1'line"-\\ :MBit ((BS) 7001730

t schooled from the cradle in the doctrine of lint when her "sister is "slain, the evidence is damning. \c''II..t'1I h.v Jean, "Navy, 1'\\ ,,"-\\.J\V: 17.50-17SS 1

lIitle1' sm. Only a few days ago it was announced he. almost destroys her, but Is foiled b.t the police.vnso ".Na\v HeiKllines"Jlir. 18051$111Tt'Esu

that boys and girls were being con- -- : :\ \ -
'
'
"Service 'I line"->\ >IBH (CBS 17011.1 t30
tr rlrafaractrattwiafemgets )
scripted by the German nation, in its hour Entertainment "Nuv >' Headlines".IHP 1805-1810);

of need, to handle trench digging care for ; : Breezes o si"iglnf(' sailor". -\\'J"Service .-\\ 18IVI8SO:

wounded, etc. From a practical standpointthat B Features \\'tU; t; U.\ \ ,

is something to keep in mind. : Salty Humor From 0 'lime".MIIK (CBS; ) I7\1U-I7:111:
",10"-\\ restlina. \hlll 11,01 itester "SIII"Ve"I1"'J] ,\\: 1750-17.5'
From the sentimental and factual side it I 0 Here And Ther : SIredia Arena. %lIlIct; .d"I..i..n Navy Headlines".lll 18051810sslKiiinpnt : )
h'e aye.
(r- personnel
must be recalled that during the early days itllilRllOBSIIYYeYS. -
r/ i1111t7B1L ",rime It .\ad 'l'.Up It" radio liromliitKt -
cu the war when the German blitz was sweeping '' Not So Dumb : from alsRr. I !>oil, ('hir'tl sail :\."". uDuuDnncDuDDDCDUUDU .f.i
aims !sirrrlK, IHtll. fnllonril( In >('('s J
all before it, the Nazis did not hesitate to Wife: "It's scandalous for them I tlclore/lea. ,Un<,,,. "ti,r.'l..n.lU. and I
to charge us five dollars for towing r.kh prirecIrlilif : DIVINE
civilian SERVICES
machine bomb and,strafe helpless ,
gun, '. this car only three or four '=tree .Holies, I "n//" ( ,tiunh
women and children fleeing in front of-III iles." I .nd"n.:. !strrriH, JUKI: ; 'Tie ,nLinlSL (StintiCkfinntanantionai'mnnc notaianD-

the military avalanche in an effort to find I Hubby: "Never mind dear, I've IIlp..ruiilm'" f| '|>rUIU, stash' rrmixnl mm unit. tar MimirnNU married I'rulrkUnt ('10.1",1 i: Slurps.. Komi and Birmingham All'

safety. This occurred in Poland, Holland got the brakes on" I >! IniileilS ., 07:10: Holt Communion according to KiiNt-opHl: ,illunl
.. '. ,,. IIIf- ruining Center Ulvlne KV..
liir.luv-( r""" ll ii MninsidrAudMurium. reitit e Chaplain
Belgium and the other countries o\'el'1'lIn' at Tried To! 20:\III-i:Hill, ilprn Ifuu... Andie" II preaching' ,
time. 1 and Inform! Hani. .lii[ Party. Ammiiin Omo. Sunda' ) 1'h\.1 ..1'\/llall ChalK'//
that
"Why didn't you settle the case Lesion Iliniip, itl N. (liur.li' sircrl.FuriiiNl l04\-: [it'nt'11I1 Oil Ine "I'1"-Chllplllln S. 11'. Bell
Then let us go back to June 10, 1912.!) It'''out of court?" asked an Irish lI.nl'II'h....,..) 1"1"11. I 1II"HI'hlnlC' The Sinn ot uirillmvnl.," J
judge to two Celts ought before Cliunh' und Nrwnmi !sirreU. ::1I:14'-: %: :\III. U.) ( hll 1.11an' Splenee Seulte, (Small Chapel)
was on that date the Germans, in retaliationfor Suncls-Free IWV-Vespei: SeitUe-S. iii. C. L.-Bible Studv.O'lKI .
{| him for disturbing the peace. ( ii If ff and llounhnuu, ('alholie (1.1, : Muslin Knad. sad. A"'H'
the assassination of Keinhatd: "the Hangman" i "Suie, and that's.what we weredoin' 1'NI's ut <'hur<'h mill VrNnsn. ill \\ 01(1: Mess, IU.ni"lhlm
chief in Czechoslovakia I II Fur.Ull :tll W. IlKiKl. lop.i.l' ItlHnd- { M.IIKOS .
Heydiich Gestapo yer honor they replied, lag II us station Iliillrl, !> upper, JM.ikli (>- ,M.IKK.
ordered the annihilation of the population I "whin the cops inteifeiied' !" ( leiiiplr' Asbury and! I..u? !Mri-H*. OmllfIIIMfI.: .
I 17:10.: Itiillrt siipi.r, HMr sUH, sad|
iron MaKMI'm
J of the Czech village of Lidice. The Double Poison : lnl"ri>i..l llmiip, I so, (''h ii nil and! :\eN- ) --M HlirlklUn
nan screeISIS..
village was outned tc the l'Olinti. I The trouble with most gills: who I AI..n.IIII'-II.n..> and| Hii.ir' beN| (' Science, !Serticet Muslin'' Road and I4irminghsinAtrnue

..Y To bring things a little closer home we cite dieMs to kill they cook the same I"!>'oil, 111 I tt. Jlllul| "I'r"l. %(UllluckiUt : 1100- ;lIIdll|| chapel.
involve civilians way. I -IdKlnK. Main and l Hrifirr l.nllcr li.)' sulntn. : "mall|| ( |hapet. runner .f Maatin .ad.
did
an incident which not !olr"I'h: Arena, ; admission acetic. prraonnel llirminitliuKi.l')0l .
but evidence of Nazi brutality nevertheless. : :K.. ) ) Muluul mretlnveclnesdav( ).
was OdiU'
Heavy \.In..M.-llhIlUlIo.. sad) 1'onas i,,. JfMlkli. KrllKl. srr'iii sail 1-illnMklilu Ilitur,
During the early days of the Nazi counterattack 1 \\'IIUI" Johnson. a saued-off klruiliunii. )Inlorniul Ilonl''*, I 1"11. :m Friday. 1.IK15- mall Chapel l. Muslin and Blimlnitlmm,
l in the battle of the bulge Ameri- Itealen little man, was arraigned U. IMivnl !sired, IMIII. ', a'
i' in a 'I'I"'U'I district court on a felonl.v I limit'-('ninrm limn !stormtr, mill 1 4'I!! .(-':\'( --havllllnJl'' Office, NA'rTC. ,
cans who had been captured were disarmed rii.lii-r.liii| llvrkrniini, .1.iI..hl. .t 11'1(1-IKU.-'hlll.luln'' 00lie. Yellow \\ 1111'.
harge./ 1 lie clerk IntoneM\: I tall! :ill I w IliMHl !strrilwoman NAGS,
jinn then wantonly cut down by machine gunfire i "I'be Stale of Texas: tersus1'il- __ 1-11..1. IhuiHUv of each month 17U'-ltI.10, Ch.ii>laln', Of-
on a snow covered field.. lie Johnson :" who "speaks three" lice, JS.AAS, (:Teen Cove :SpinK| ,
Beloie lie could! rend further I I 'llMt' seems to ,be alwuit the Snonrt! ThuiMliiv of each month 16.10-rW"), Reading
called Kixtni, NAAS
Ma ,
It is well that we have these things ) (xii|
\Mllie almost' broke the meet right 'ItHddUap. Third.
up Thurwlav lit pmh month, 1VO-16TI1' : Chapel JHK
afresh to our mind at times.: The Nazis area Ing/ h.v Milenmly declaring: I t Munlilp.il No I I. .

smart cruel l and bestial foe. Hemember "I.avvd (iowdi! \\ hut a majority'.'" ]Not Dial ('rlll.rMIs. --.

that when the propaganda flood seeks to 1 henpeck: "What would you [From UtlzdPaJers; J J
}
do if 1
the terms which they will get when "lhad Soldiers" wcte to die ? [
soften "MlImm)'." asked the small son, I I'Daddy Mr. Henpeck: "It would diixe
prate at last comes.:! wouldn't murder anybody, I me eta' dear." "A salute thii week goes to the enlisted men of J

Unless you do remember it your children woulrt he ?" [ Dies, Henpeck: "Would you marry the Naval Air Force the aimewmen who file theguns

and} children's children will be lighting I "Why, ceitainly not dear What ]I II again ?" run the radios and release the bombs and torpedoes -
your I makes!!! you think so?" asked the I! Mr. Henpeck : "I dn't think I'd from our Natal planes These men are specially
another and bloodier war within a decade' or horrified mother : be us crazy as that." \ picked and tiained. 1'hey01 k as a team

'so. We harbor no illusions about that. History "Well' I heard him in the cellar t with their pilot. They depend on him and he depends

has proven that wars are inevitable over just\ now casing, 'Le!'!! kill the I Pond Of It on them Their accurate strafing cleaned! the

trtin period of time but if we fail to other two GeoigV'!" NiunrH ,,1thl" hotel register: decks! of many a Jap warship Their; steady nPH''''''
'a (cl I'at j\hl'l.h-Jrl"'h" and! nf, and
I prtnid unswerving: tenacity have made them full Jiait-
weaktn in our harshness of t'rmslhI11itted I'rj, r 1I"'iNtl'' j II nets in a Deadly ('omb n... So. to the tnen .in blue
the Nazis ;t is nt l least reasonable to suppose') '1 I "I 'sett I KM I a man who vjx-n k"I Next was signed, Jock; i Mclnt<*li who jilt iv in our Navy planes, Mir .alutE'"

that we may have a greater period of pwe. I six language/.:: IIMM 'juvt. married IP I K4fi'h and loud ,.f |it|. I I WHITING "TOWER..
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1 March, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Five



1 j FFICER. Service Personnel Seaman Jean MYSTERY I


I I I 0 F May Witness Show Tells What Caused USS Mount Hood To I


THE WEEK I fOI'nhave Enlisted men been and invited women by In uni the AbotetExperie1ZCeS, Blow Up Without Single Man Living?


Jacksonville Little Theater to attend I On a blight/ and sunshiny morn*
a free dress rehearsal per 1I 1 Ing early in November 1044 a

formance of "Angel Street" to be I tHE WORDON young Naval Reserve Lieutenant
4I given at 2030 this evening at the Dear Pram: and 13 enlisted men climbed over
<
I Playhouse on San Marco Blvd. j Toward the sunrise we walk to I r the side of the USS Mount Hood

"Angel Street" has just com work these spring-like mornings: WAR BONDS I I an ammunition ship anchored in
pleted a recon'd-breaking three- I barracks the harbor of an island buns in the
past some past quite a
year run on Broadway, and Is offered I Pacific/ and boarded a boat to go
by the Little Theater as the long stretch of wilderness that During the past week the station ashore
1 bi called more has been conducting two War Bond
might a park past
first civic playhouse in America They had been ashore only a
barracks to the central put of Drivesone to get 400 more civilians -
Ito| secure production rights to this i few minutes when a sailor shout
the station familiarly known as signed up on the Payroll Reservation "
gripping, melodramatic play The !" and to the
ed 'Look
pointed
I "Malnside". We're supposed to Plan and the other to get
"
recent hit movie, "Gaslight, was I :Mount Hood. They turned anJ
report for muster (In school daysIt more Navy allotments, Both drives
t 't adapted from this play. i saw an enormous flash of [1 was simply roll call) before have started satisfactorily New
The regular run of the play be the ship had been. Two
eight, but this morning I was a Pledges are still coming in The
gins tomorrow and lasts followed and the lieutenant *
through explosions
trifle behind schedule, hence was results will probably not be seen
... Sunday, 11 Match Men and women I Lester A. Wallace. and his
bank when the
far the
r: I I just as as : In the nationwide Navy totals for
N '.r+.l in uniform are admitted to group of enlisted men were
sounded "Attention", Ev.
bugle the month of February, but March
D every. performance_ at half.price., I eiything certainly stopped, cars should see a welcome increase in I knocked to the ground.
.
They were stunned by the con.cuasion
I two year period{ had alreadyI jerked and the people jumped out both civilian and service per'cenI -
.1.- bus though 4.500 yards from
from
The rise of Lt. Col. Gregory J. i I I' |passed while' he wax. at MM clustered passengers around alighting the: door, everybody a I tages. the ship, but struggled to their feet
--o -
Weissenberger, from a Marine aboard the WIe'falt.14) be wait
all the walks and and boarded their boat again to
Corps private to commanding off I* I transferred to Pemiacola In June. faced on the flag pole in front paused of the A sailor brought In five gla. return to the Mount Hood. All

cer of NAS Jacksonville's lone Marine f I Upon arrival he was (promotedto Ad Buldingall: at salute, while jam full of pennies and stated they found was debris scatteredover

I! fighter squadron MF OTU, first lIeul lI.nt. the Marine Color Guard raised the that they contained $18.75.' The a wide area. They and tour

W leads like a Horatio Alger story After completing flight training flag and the station band played (lerk took hU. word for It and I.- other enlisted men on a similar

But when you meet him face to In February, 1941, Weissenberger The Star Spangled Banner sued the Bond. The I pennies were errand, were the only survivor of
face. It isn't hard to figure out remained there as an instructor, counted sv few days later, and. the crew' of 296 men and 22 officers. ,'
why has come up the ladder so and three months later was assigned When the flag was half-way there were 1,88 of them, The r
the the It, i
caught
UI| pole sure
fast clerk wwn't J remember his
to Corpus Christ! In a like blazing It Into color against a
His earnestneon, confidence and capacity He was upped to cap clear but not too light sky. Cor- name, but If he will call by the $14f376SSured

ability are unmistakable. His I tain In February, 1942, and to major Mir taking off right overhead. Bond Office he van .have hU e.An ;

boundleiM energy is in ample evidence in August of that year. I made such a roar we ,'ouldn'tI -o- '

And his warm friendly Next he joined fighting squadron hear UK lat of the mtiwlf, but officer came in with $1,125 ,
smile lack of affectation, and I' VMF-213 in the Hawaiians, I they added to the motion and and wanted sixty $25 00 Bonds It For Navy Relief'

genuinely sincere manner are at. 'leaving there for the Solomon. in drama of the moment, and by I wasn't anybody's business but I .

tributes right up Dale Carnegie's February, 1943. He was executive I watching those.. whp>> were nearer every employee in the Bond Office, Exceeding all previous estimate

alley officer of the outfit but after the I we could tell when to relax Mid I practically, tried to talk him into I by more than four thousand drot l

True', the colonel rose to his death of the skipper he was named I,IIM' M\I. Rather nice way to taking Bonds of a larger denomination I II lars, a grand total of $14,3767!
,
present rank In a matter of ton. squadron commander. While in I tart the day, at that. I He refused to do so and : was! raised in the 1945 anau V call

.hart year, but he's had ample l I this area he shot down five Jap : More than Corsairs filled the declined to state why he wantedso of the Navy Relief Society's Ja<< '
of the smaller Bonds
time to gather a number of law I fighters and accounted for three sunrise sky A hundred or BO gulls many sonville Auxiliary, it was an 1
reU on the wa>. Holder of theDMIngiiintiml I more on the ground He got three were wheeling about dipping, div The Bond Office Is very nosy and nouncad yesterday.

j'Ilnlt' Crow, the Zeros on the opening day of the ing, showing that feStheied! wings U still quite puzzled by It all. If The final tabulation of contribu"p""p

Air :Mwlal and the Purple Heart New Georgia campaign. He still have a few tricks of flight not anyone knows the answer to this tion included NAOTC. $29675,

he' also has won a gold medal lithe jumped two of them and sent them I equaled by airplanes During the mystery please see the membersof NAB: commanding officer, $1+);

National I Individual Klfle and I down in the first 20 seconds, but day they mostly repose in a group the Bond. Office They promise executive department, $721, A &

I'bitol 5latchee. been a member, !' glancing over his shoulder he spotted behind the civilian cafeteria, I they won t tell a soul. I Ij I I R, $1,682, communications i

.,f the Marine corp t am that a third one on his tail Before awaiting hand-outs, or if it's gray I I $13550; inspection and survey,
walked off with top honor In he could elude the Zero, a and misty, they find shelter along Mr. C. J, Harlem, an employee $129,55, Marine barracks $ !U();

the United St>r\ke of New England : bunt from its guns hit him, setting the edge of the main chow hall of Public Works Department, medical department, $19055; ordnance .

Mafthet In August, IDSB at his plane afi.e Boiling mad roof but always first thing in the found the chewed-up and water- and gunnery, $66.49; person

WakefiHd, Mas*., ax well a* the ; now he managed to turn and shoot morning they perform this circling soaked remains of a War Bond in net $2679, physical training and
In the the down Then he and gliding exercise Gray and the and down by the liver and
national championship" Jap failed out. welfare, $144,50; public works
lI..atl'la at Lump Terry that ,, A destroyer picked him up not long white they are with occasionallya I Senior BOQ It is Bond Number $6525: : ; supply, $48 ,H; yard department
name year, and he has been den.. after he hit the water, black border to the wings that Q578 229 657: Issued in Septemberof $15010: aviation train -

I 1'itiitml= at Distinguished :MarksMi I II Kor that feat the colonel was adds a touch of style 1044 under Navy allotment The tug, $1,033.78; VPB21.: $1,17465.; ;

tl. I written up by John Hix In Strange Bills hunch was right about his only name" left on the Bond is NATTC, 2403.96; Naval Hospital
"Rich, If has lost a Bondan.wel'ln
orders he's and anyone
to Norfolk
;
The airman was born in Dallas as It Seems gone I $57783; Green Cove Springs
I from there don't know where ( to this deHcl'lption"pleue
Texan, on 16 August, 1914, but his Just prior to returning to the It's very unsettling we I'm trying to call by the Bund Office and $93136; Municipal No.1, $dH;
LaCrosse. \VU. Maypoit $41785: Cecil Field. $1.-
moved to ;
family States in June 1944, he was pro think everything will work out in i fill out the necessary forms to
shortly thereafter and he attended moted to his present rank On 2 some good for us though I have it reissued I 049.91; NAGS, Yellowater, $6 S;J,15.;
He entered State way St. Simons Island $1,12587. and
sihool there
August he assumed command ofSquadron I
goodness knows how now, Some -o--

Teachers College at LaCrosse in VF4 at NAS Jacksonville I of the t'xtrtime/ I have in the And just to remind you! Even Glbha _Shipbuilding_ ___ ,___ 18350.___
he left to n
19(1.: but after a year the outfit being changed to
evenings might as well be spent in though our two Bond campaigns
try his hand in the business world MF OTU on 1 September. I study so I'm working on the lessons have been successful, they haven : Soldier of Fortune

Unable to determine exactly whathe Col. WeUsenberger was marriedto in the course book for Yeo- been successful: all they could be. I

wanted to do or be the young the former Elizabeth Anne Wit- man third With luck I can take Remember! Every elapsed day I I Quits After 19 Years

student figured that a brief pt'l iOOaw.y tlinger .( Houston Texas. 026 the tests next month. brings us closer to the end of War, I
would him Ft. Worth Tex. (CNS)-After
school
,
from help November, 19J9: They make their Surely you've .seen 1ldurPIL| l In to the dawning of V-Day Every I
decide But he never went back. home at 314$ Garibaldi Avenue in the i papers| of our new rap! elapsed day brings us closer to the 19 years of fighting during which
In June, 1934, while working for I he suffered nine wounds Cdpt.
I nearby Venetia 'J1.. y really fit, for a wonder, uncertainties the readjustments
Weather he made Jack is ready to retire t.>
the U. S Bureau Ryder
I and are a delight to wear, (If and the opportunities of peace
While the colonel is not a rabid
the Ma- hill Texas with his wit
He home in
up( his mind. joined sports fan he likes outdoor life any hat tan be) ho lightly do Every elapsed day gives us one day
,'III Ordered to Parr'la Island for boot plays golf hunts and enjoys a good curved alder fit right Into the I that dayAdm. I Capt. Ryder, 38, was given a
football from the stands.
Private WeissenbergerlemAined game medical discharge from the Mi
training, curls lor once I wick I werea -- --- I I
there as a coach on the Queried as to just how good he is l>l<>nd.v -.almost. rines tecently. A modern soldier
In 1935. he on the links the colonel answered, Hart-- he in several
rifle team September, I Pinto and Mary have taken Appointed of fortune, fought
; was promoted to PI<'C and the fol- 111 beat anyone on the station upbowling' armies and many conn trie*. He
er, that is, who shoots in a big way I wentalong : To Senate Vacancy
wing March to corporal. After anyone i I fought in Africa and most of Eu
watch looks
last night to It
winning the southeastern division over 120. And that includes Lt i knocks all I Hartford Conn (CN8) Admit rope with the French l"oreigLc!.
when I II
somebody
rifle match, the team, including Comdr. J. W. Onutott" training of- I the easy pins down, but when I tiled I Thomas C. Halt 87, member of gion and through most of the Pacific .

CI.l Wei enbetger, left for Quan- ficer of VF5'! j it the ball angled over into the the Navy General Board, hat been with Lt. Col. Evan F. -Ceil

tic", Va., in April to participate Mfc side-track or whatever that little I appointed to the U. S. Senate byj,i son's famous Marine Rald"r.-
m tile Annual Marine Corps Rifle strip I.. and didn hit a thing. I Connecticut's Gov Raymond K I was reported killed at Duo "rqu...
and Pistol Matches Placing I' guess 111 stick to tennis for my Baldwin. He succeeds the late I went through three battle. at To-

among the top ten he took part In happy hour. Senator Francis T. Maloney I II btuk and fought in the war of

the aforementioned United Service Truly, I whose term would have expired in Spain, Finland Czechoslovakia; ,
of New England Matches and JEAN 1946. : Franc and 1 lglum.

the. National Matches at Camp 1 _

Petty as a member of the Marine 0 \\Sitting One Out .

Cot.|>.. (Rifle and Pistol Team
O Back at Pairis Island he was

promoted to sergeant in October February 3, 145. I
Kit by. Halir Howard to CaimeIHa .
_
continued on
coaching
JIB. and RWihl'.
the rifle range. In :March, 1937 I 9, Waiiobka Chaster Louis, to Joyephlne II .
he ]passel the preliminary examioation Wen. li/a Woji.t ierlwwski. : a a
for a commission and wasMit 10, "haltot. Rudolph Clad'. Hitor, to I 'E ,
Mary Ixullle MahUry
t<> the Marine Barracks in 10 Eddy Robot IH"! to Grace Cecilia Ifs ,
Washington, to the Candidates for Kemtt>n, a v w e a
'
Commission Class, for further 10 Nenereakv tviil. Daniel, 1".. to Elizabeth M, abpm :

study and examinations. Two 12, Dun wQrth. Frank Marvin to Oor
month later, together/ with six glue E.: JtIl'HIIIIY,
other. candidates from the entire 16 Mvlfaii' l>fU Kenneth, to Cloila
A, Rouen. L
Maria Corps, he succeeded in 16 Punning. Iivln Wat.ton. to Alice :
fiasiifigthe final exams and was Lee ttheildc: .
COfIl"i..wn as t second lieuUmiit 16 Gail faui Leroy to Maigaivt
!-'ranees I.ui/'quln l ,
on 1 July, 1037 Ordered I 17 Manson. Donald Leroy to Alma Lee +
t> basic school at Philadelphia, 8l'biJl' tcI *
the newly commissioned officer 117. BeiKfi Robert E. to StelU Clem
entine Hudson
underwent a ten and one-half 17 Cooler Sam R. Jr.. to Betty Jayne
mouth course, and in May, 1938, I Hughe S$
was again! assigned to the rifle 17, liaitixr ouU Coo to June Wl'lwnf'r.! k1-
17, Kelloii{ De Long U. ti> tlIllrl""th" I
matches at Wake-
team for the Davis,
fieli and Camp Perry .
--
That (k lobar IIP reM>rt...d at ::
Returns
Democracy
UM Y..rtaunorutliavy Yard to ;

". form Marine deUu foment for To Aachen at Last I t, \, II' y t I I el 5 i
the UKK' Wichita, then under a 1
<<.. i.

IIM.*. remaining until June, 1018.! power was held recently

Tile 'y4Nln Heut.... ttnt had always at Aachen Farmer.* of sut rounding h

decked! t-o get into Htlation; and district voted, by .secret .ballot i
:shortly after bring eomosiseiouedhe I for a member\ of the food coin-, ,

had al"l l ed for flight traintag. -. mission; under the watcofullye"1 i Tlsie scene, aaapped I recently at the Aachorarge. I UII Pnllilterl F""rllt'I' craatloa.. cEater 'atl $, .. ;

U.J.T, the regulation, eM I' of AMO official. Vyfion JodfptiDil /' plq Point,. wilt be. repealed! more frequntly!( raw\ It. ,WM announced thU week that there will be d 641ri"'if

lug ttht l lime..., Mil applicant *>4oea was aati uucel a.* win. twice weekly from saw tut, ,fryui \'DIN ,t* ;x1111 MM 1 u>.4ay, sad Tberaday' ltw.finIBg", WIth tuuUc furaljbe4by .
I. ,
ka*b t*, serve two yean an a HIM set, the farmers decided to' call uitlt Itf tee .%ir Slstloa B*..J.. W..t.1 desires iwaktM yet feel a II life tired, s iUwo MM seat

vfttuer before Mmf eligible. The I! l bun "Vertreter," or representative. I before the huge open( firrula** fade! mighty IWJ. ,




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V Six JAX AIR NEWS 1 March, 1945




I Byron Nelson Called "Cool", AdmitsHe League Winners To Play '1


Can Get Just As Mad As A Duffer


The sages right down the line For Station Cage Title $
since the days of Confucius have
contended that a woman scornedis
pretty warm under the collar, The championship playoffs for the Station title will bring league
but a golfer) who pulls a boner is basketball to its peak on 12-13 March.
hotter than a blow torch In a black Firing in the four Station leagues ends 9 March, and the series'
chiffon negligee-and this holds involving the four top teams will]] be run off three days later according -
true for Byron Nelson golf's great- to an announcement made by Lt.. Don_ Faurot, director of the
2 est money winner, as well as the sports program.

lowliest duffer. I WAVES' Mascot The playoff plans provide for
"No one plays golf but that the winners in the Major Morning
he gets burned up plenty at league, the Major Afternoon
times," says Nelson, the former league the Minor league and the
Fort Worth caddy whose total o F4 Officers league to scramble for

By Bernard Kahn, Y3c earnings' this past year have the Station crown. The Morningand
soared to a giddy $100,000. Afternoon victors will clash
Nelson's brilliant par-busting has and the Minor and Officers pen-
been attributed to his controlled rw nant champs will meet. The winners -

temperament, his dogged determi- will collide for the title .,a
nation and his coolness! under ter- Here are the latest standings
rific pressure, but he admits "I get with forefeit games counting only
pretty mad at times, although I one-half:

4 try not to use much profanity. Major League
1a "You oughta stand in close i. Won Lost Pct
11 J enough to hear what we say at MF 11!' o 1.000
times," Interrupted Craig Wood Ict Seaman Guard 11 5 .N\8 .,
the national open champ, who was k Marine Barrack JO 6.625 )rJ
>
0, .613
Main Galley
a
listening to Nelson. A 10 .1> :.61)6)
"Playing a shot stupid Is what FNS 9 6s 600
continued Nelson. "No VM 3 11
gets ,
you Iii
3 1 1a 1d one shoots golf perfectly. We know : VPB Personnel 31 0 14'11 :000
we have to miss some shots. But I

when you realize that you have Afternoon League
made a stupid shot, you wonder
; T-4 11 :3 786
why in the world you played it that Dispensary\ JO 4 .714 :
,.s way when you know that youcouldn't Corsairs ::1:1.r.oo:
Boathouse 6'4! 7 .481 'J
{
make it. Then
gets .
@ you O & G 8 84 4N>
to ruin a short putt by tapping it Docks and Ferries 0 13 ,ooo
carelessly. That's what burns a tI t/ --,--

fellow" I Minor League ,
"Show who doesn't '"
a
1 me man .
ti Salvage: 8', 1 Krt
have'a spark to get mad on the 1 Seaman Guard 12!4 1, ,WVPB
"it links and I'll how you a man 11 :5 f6
8 7 ,
Parachute Loft .533 ;
who can't
play golf. Personnel 8 10 375: 'J
Nelson] Wood, Jug JucSpaden Shlpi Service 4''i 11 2VO
__
and Tony Pinna put on an 18-hole : '
exhibition at the Station course Officers League

R Tuesday and a gallery upwards of Mirlne Fighters 10 2 .835VPB
A Yab 1,000 fans_tagged along at the 7 :-i .700 ..iVF
heels of the pro stars. The team ,r4a No, 5 7 5 :53Operations
i 9 1W
of Nelson and McSpaden was ex- The undefeated WAAE lIa8- Administration 2 10 .167 tended to the limit in squeezingout kethallers hate a lieutenant, jun- ____
Penna and Wood in the best ior grade, for a coach and "Jay- 30-40 League
ball event, one Junior1' for mascot. The
up. gee a NAOTC
10'. 1 920 1
Nelson and McSpaden reachedthe genial coach Is Lt. (jg) Verla VM (P!, 3'1 .650 '
turn enjoying a comfortablefour Hill, left, and the mascot Is! just VPB 1 6 ,3T3 1
up lead, but Penna caught plain "Jajgee Junior," a strong, Supply Ship! '* Seule 2 1 4'7 4 JOO 3O8

4 f afire on the last nine and scored silent woman.Norfolk. PublicVorks 1 6 :141
four birdies to even up the matchon __ __ .1
the 16th. They halved the 17th.
McSpaden holed a nice putt for a Five Volleyball Clubs
birdie three on the 18th while ,
Penna and Wood took fours, end-
9 jih Ing the match. Breaks Date Poise For ActionOrganized

Penna's 67 three below standard

4 ri figures, was the best round of the With FliersNorfolk volleyball leagues'
i day. The cards: competing for the Admiral's Cup
Par out 443 441 444-35 and the Commanding Officer's Cup
McSpaden out 453 443 344-34 stood the Fliers up. gets under swing 14 March, according -
Wood out 444 444 454-37 The Norfolk Naval Air Station
to an announcement made
Nelson out 444 343 444-34
Penna out 444 444 354-36 basketballers, currently ranked as by Lt. Don Faurot, director of the
L.-'" --." ..- .- -, -- the best team in the country, po- I Station sports program.
William Killer Kane Par in 443 444 444-35-70 litely broke date with the Station I
I ( ) McSpaden In 454 345 443-36--70 a I Teams will use the Malnside Au-
Wood In 443 444 444-35-72 Fliers here this coming Saturday ditorium in the morning and aft
When the War Is Over, a refrain as illusory as the Once Nelson in 453 444 444-36-70 night ernoon for the games Complete

_ Upon a Time that begins all fairy tales, amateur and profes- Penna Although In Penna 343, a 343 veteran 344-31-67 pro, "Due to travel restrictions, It locker and shower facilities will

sional sports will enjoy a whale of a boom with more play- recorded the finest stroking of the will be Impossible for us "to make be available for officers and enlisted

ing participants and cash customers than ever before. day, Nelson was the main attrac- E.the Barr trip, to Norfolk Jacksonville Athletic, Lt.Officer J.- men.Frutig-. \

The groundwork for this boom is being developed right tion, of course. wrote.

now in the Armed Forces. Old-timers"Nelson plays like Tommy golf like Armoursay a vir- So ends the 1044-45 basketball and Smith ..

That, in a nutshell, is the gist of what Killer Kane toldus tuoso, he is the finest golfer I have season.
last week in an impromptu interview. Officially he is ever seen." The Fliers enjoyed a highly successful On Same TeamOne 'I
despite
Commander William It. Kane, USN, and as head of the entire Nelson] caddied as a youth and loss of face campaign in the last week of slight the
joined the profec-ional parade In of the first things Lt. Ed
naval aviation physical and military training he has season. The Station quint bowedto
program
r 1931, and since then he's won virtually Frutig did when he reported to Lee
his fingers pretty much on the national sports pulse. every major open golf title, the strong Miami Naval Train- Field] last week was to look up
"Sports are going to enjoy a real boom after the war," opined including two Masters champion- ing Center, 57-54/ last Saturday at and meet the fellow who knocked

Kane. "Tens of thousands of men have been Introduced to sports for ships, one National PQA, a :National Miami, and the Camp Lejeune Michigan out of the 1040 national .
I the first time In the service and they are actual participants now. Asa Open and a Western Open. (N. C.) Marines' "Team of AU.Americans" football title.

result of this experience, they have developed an interest and understanding However, being Mr. Big of golf] rallied In the last 20 Frutig was an All-America end S
s of athletics. This, I believe, will increase the sports field is not oil beer and skittles During seconds of play and upset the star for the '40 Michigan eleven ..
tremendously after the war." his first swing around the winter Fliers Tuesday at Camp Lejeune, which lost only to Minnesota. The
Kane came here for a confab with Lt. Comdr. Russell Smith and circuit in the 30's the tall Texan 38 to 36.Camp Gophers upset Michigan 7-C, when
other naval athletic leaders and he was busy as a little cross-eyed boy had to wire home for money be- Lejeune claims the South "All-Everythlng" Bruce Smith ]'
at a three-ring circus. We looked him up (and we do mean up, for cause his earnings for the month Atlantic basketball] title. bolted 80 yards for a Minnesota
he's four inches over six feet tall) and he obligingly answered all our had only come to $12.50. He lost Coach Su.llIot.s' : Hers compiled touchdown.
questions lie's a thoroughly nice guy and natural], even If he does the Greater Greensboro (N. C.) an ImpTrs<e record of 25 Smith is now an ensign at Lee
have to observe discretion in his statements now that he represents Open in 1942 because his tee shot wins and six defeats against the Field.]
best
opposition in the
the Navy In such an important hit a spectator on the shoulderand All In all]] the Fliers south. Frutig, by the way, played end
fared well]]
athletic post."There bounced into the rough. It for the professional! Green Bay
and
Is no question In my Softball StartsIn took him six strokes to recover on they provided first-class enter- Packers in 1911 and Smith has
_ mind about the contribution of a par-three hole and he finishedone tainment for thousands of basket been signed to a two-year post-
sports. towards winning the Early AprilIn stroke behind Sammy Byrd. ball devotees at this Station.Gl's war contract by the Packers. .

war," said the Killer, who won It's no wonder that golf Is a game
this nickname when he was a the spring a young man's that even drives Sunday schoolteachers Pulling For OneArmedPEt
r bruising football, wrestling and fancy turns lightly to thoughts of to say "darn."
tracfc star for the Nay:al Academy softball, among other things. : -*- fff-

In the early 30's. Softball has enjoyed a mush- Feller Eyes Future-Hopefully Gray; Of The Brownies
!
Kane headed the colorful "Grim room growth at the Station num-
Reapers" squadron in the Pacific bering hundreds of players and Chief ,Specialist Bob Feller for- ny Sgt. Frank DeblolsBy s
and his chest Is decorated with dozens of teams each summer. mer Cleveland pitching star; said Camp New pipcr Service centerfield when the Browns open l lthe'
his
return to the States
two DFC's, a The 1945 softball competition, upon last
Cross D.
Washington C.
the Navy -Has Pete season. J
week that he plans "to back
Presidential Unit Citation and the part of will the Station's sports program into baseball as soon as the go business Gray, the one-armed outfielder, gota "The only thing I'm concerned .;,
officially 10
run of the mine fruit salad. llth. open April of beating the Japs and the paper-hanger's chance to stick about," Luke admitted, "Is his .
t "There Is no doubt that a man or yi-, Germans is finished." The sailor in the major leagues? The an- hitting I can't see how a fellowcan J
who has participated in athletics has served 27 months aboard a swer, according to Luke Sewell, hit major league pitchingwith
makes a better fighting" man than Memphis Five Needs battleship which was in action at manager,: of the St. Louis Browns, one arm. I never could
one who hasn't. Kane declared the Marshalls, the Gilberts, Maria for whom Pete will play next summer do very much with two." '4., 1
emphatically, hastily!! adding, "Now An Adding MachineWhen nas, New Guinea and the Philip- is an emphatic 3-lcttcr Yes Gray is no Babe Ruth, and that's JHa
I'm not saying that a fellow has to the Memphis NATTC : pines. Although Sewell has never seen fact But he hit .334 with Memphis -
be an athlete to be a good:: pilot. Hellcats take the floor the scorekeeper --- --1----- Pete play, a lot of GIs whom Luke I last year, scored more than
But I do say that sports give a needs an adding machine. Gellx-rt Coaches Norman visited during a recent tour of the 100 runs and stole something like
fellow the will to win, the drive China and ma-India theaters 50 bases. That's a higher batting
which cannot be The Memphis basketballers have Lt. Comdr. Charley] Gelbeit,
exertion
and the anywhere except In ac- won SO: games and lost only one, shortstop of the St. Louis CardinalGas have and they told the stubble-] average, more runs scored and J
duplicated combat Itself] ," setting a new scoring record by House Gang of 1929-30-31-32, bearded Brownie boss that Pete more bases stolen than anyone on
tual observable things piling up 2,388 points. Lt. Vincent will coach the Norman, Okla., will do OK. They aid that Pete the pennant-winning Browns/ .1
Not many was one of the best ] achieved in' 1944.
Kane have been left Schaeffer's Hellcats are aver- Navy nine this summer. fielding out-
,
x. about unobserved Killer for he', virtually been aging 77 points per game as com- fielders of all] time, that he was a If Pete makes good he won't be .1
c in goldfish bowl since pared to 38 for the opposition. The teams played a return game deadly hunter and a baserunnerwho the first one-armed star to have I,
a I
(dwelling Comdr. Frank Wick. Memphis' only defeat came at at Memphis last week and the Hell ranks with the best. Luke lis- .done so. A check of the records
he ucceede aviation's the hands of the Norman Navy cats crushed the Oklahoma] outfit, tened to their chants and came reveals that 'way back in the sway.
naval sports I
h ret ,as, Continued. on Page Seven 'quint In an overtime game 64-62. 63-39. home determined to, start Pete In Continued on Fare SevenPaoe :





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j 1 March, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven: l

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Six Golfers To Represent Not Expendable Capt. White, New Wednesday Show


They Learn How Senior Chaplain


a Mainside ,In Jax Tourney To Save SelvesContinued Takes Up DutiesContinued Goes Over Big


\\ ;a When the country's foremost golf pros start whaling away with
1) '" driver and spoon today in the $5,000 Jacksonville Open Tournament, a from Page 1 from Page 1 \With PatientsAfter

number of clubswingers from this station will be In the field. The meet extension of an over-all program Sicily Italy, Corsica and southern -

continues through Sunday. which begins in preflight and con- France. practicing behind closed

The latest entry list Includes six Navy goffers from the Main Sta- tinues through primary and Inter- As a result of Capt. .White's efforts doors for two weeks with the assistance -

They are Jack Harvey, of mediate training for pilots, and in the forces participating In of the American Red Croee
tlon.
South Ridge, Mass; Wilbur Bran- Ordnancemen trade and gunnery schools for air- the landings on southern France Recreation Staff, patients at the
crewmen: The essentials and fundamentals the first amphibious units to
,1- denberg, of Columbus, Ohio; Bob were Naval Hospital here emerged witha
have already been be thoroughly staffed with clergy-
of Denver Colo., all for- top-notch variety show, "The
,,, Malcolm touched on and the survival train- for .
Crowned AsChampions men. There was a chaplain
and Charlie Fan-Tail Follies last Weanesaay.
.. .. professionals;
mer
NAS
ing given at Jacksonville
Y. every big ship and for every flotilla -
,t ", Barnett of Staten Island N. complements and crystallzes all of small craft. The show got off to a hilarious

1 Carl Jonson of Seattle Endicott, Wash N.. and Y. I previous training just as opera- "These chaplains would go right start when a false band of argu-

Robert Reynolds of tional training is the final pre- ashore with the Invasion forces," mentative musicians quit noisily
$ 'Special tourney service tickets Ten members of the Ordnance combat stage for Naval aviators. Chaplain White said. "They would after quibbling with the genial

'''to' priced at sixty cents are avail-Department basketball outfit possess golden Designed to prepare pilots and provide shelter for the wounded, master of ceremonies and director,

able at the Mainside Welfare of- basketball trophies today as a reward alrcrewmen, individually and as a bury the dead, hold religious serv- Ens. Nicholas Papageorges, Ward

; All the big names for their championship efforts crew to take care of themselves and provide recreational facll- A9. Grumbling off the stage went

Kolfdom, Including: Sammy Snead, in the Intra-Squadron League In the event of an emergency un- .3 for the landing parties. They Sam Barnes, D-3; Ray Simpson,

Byron Nelson, Gene Sarazen. Jug playoffs. der any conditions, the training were real heroes." D-2; Bill Huggins, A-3; Dean

McSpaden, Sammy Byrd, Laf-Joe Lt. Col. G. J. Welssenberger, begins down at the survival hut on During the amphibious landings Hearne, D-2, and Will Carmichael
b Turnesa, Johnny Revolta, Ky Seaplane Point. The bulkheads are D-2.
Wood. Commanding Officer of MF-OTU, Capt. White served on board the
t foon Henry Picard. Craig Ed an ardent sports fan himself, pre- lined with display boards mounted flagship of a task force com- Nobly volunteering from the

Tony Penna Sammy Belfore Willie Gog., sented the gold charm pieces to with all types of emergency gear. mander, and, according to his audience to play for the show

Dudley Claud Harmon, the champs Saturday. In one corner sits a "Gibson Girl" Bronze Star citation, "exhibited came the real band, composed gin, etc., etc., et cetera, are en- hand-powered radio for sending '
extreme coolness and intrepidity Eloise Hays a favorite person-
Ordnance
captured the title by
tered. out distress signals At one end under fire and by word and ality around the hospital, who
)J'c) : defeating Communications in the of the hut an inflated life raft is enemy
bitterly contested best two-out-of- rigged out with sails. Dangling example inspired the personnel of plays for the patients every
the assault and support forces to ; Thursday afternoon; Douglas
three games playoffs. The Ord-
The RunwayContinued from the bulkheads, from'rafters
nance courtmen won the first carry out their tasks with valor." Jernigan organizer of the band
overhead
placed
or on ledges are
In recognition of his service to and able drummer from B-7;
from Page Six game 30 to 27, and Communications examples of improvised items
squeezed out a 19-78 decisionin hand-made patrol boat units of the U. S. Medi- Victor Valerino bass fiddler
from available mate-
month. Hundreds of
boss last terranean Fleet White has from B-2; Fred McGlnniss, gui-
Capt.
the second setto.In .
stories have been written about his rials, such as fish hooks fashioned tarist from A-3; Kick New comb

;, exploits, his action in leading a the showdown clash Ordnance from tinned food-opening keys, and his trumpet from A-7, and

i, group against the Japanese fleet I gained a 26-23 victory water dippers from bamboo stalks, Townsend Blcknell A-9 clarinetist -

'.. last July 20, and the leading role with Hanks scoring nine points, fishing line and twine from mul- .
I
\ he flayed in the battle of Santa Menklng seven and Carroll six, berry root, and crude sandals from

Cruz and the raids on the Maria- while Long paced the losers by coconut hulls. These visual aids : Swinging out with an ingenious
l. "
In 14 graphically demonstrate what can arrangement of "Blue Skies, the
nas, the Marshalls, Truk Palau dropping points
Hollandia, Saipan and Guam. The playoffs climaxed two be done with a little ingenuity anda orchestra provided a lively background -

":} But maybe you haven't heard months of league action involving few seemingly useless things.In I for the singers and dancers;

that Kane was dunked in the Big 13 teams from VF5 and MF-OTU. this semi-rustic setting are : throughout the show. Nancy

Creek three times when he crashedat Communications won the first half given a series of lectures covering Kaltwasser, Corpswave on A-3,

sea. of the split season, while Ord- every phase of survival. These swooned dreamily while John

The Californian entrusted with nance took the last half to earn a highly informative talks are given Planovsky, D-2, crooned romantic

the job of toughening up naval place in the titular series. by Lieut. Tim Carey and Lieut.B. ditties to her a la Sinatra. Flcnee
:
Airmen for combat accredits his League entries in addition to. McCashen of the P. T. Department Jablonski, Corpswave on A-9, ren-

':I athletic prowess with saving his the two MF finalists, were VI, V2, I and The first is on life rafts dered a charming rhumba ballet
equipment.
:I!' own life. number Otis Osborne, hill-billy
V4-A, V4-B and the Metalsmiths of
"Snorts helped me in combat, VF5 I Proper use of all the equipment songster and guitarist, sang some
Squadron and 1 2
Wing Wing
,
absolutely" Kane replied when available can mean the difference old favorites. Uproariously ie-
and Wing 9, Materiel
Engine between sustaining life and dying.
we quizzed him. "I don't think ceived was the enchanting hula

anybody of my size\ could be a Change MFOTU.The and. Grounding Trainingof How what and when is importantin dancer, William Carmichael, D-5,

unless he loose eating emergency rations. The who costumed in
fighter pilot was was effectively
championship cast for Ord- fact that the oar handle contains a
and coordinated. I got that way a grass skirt and long, black flow.
made
nance of these
was up players spear for gaffing fish is somethingthat's Capt. White
In -ports. Combat Is hard on ing locks. Fred McGinniss. the
: Menking, Carroll, Hanks, worth knowing in advance.If .
you physically; and It comet In Bordman Homan been made an honorary memberof male version of Dinah Shore, de-
Crackel, Quinn, the fishing gear that's standard
Comdr John Bulkley's famed
mighty handy to be able to Parnsh lighted the audience with his blues
Bowers
and Kraft. The equipment is lost, fishing line of
take It."One. PT-boat squadron. singing. One of the outstanding
Communications
squad was com- great strength can be made from
time when I crashed at For Christmas, 1944, Chaplain numbers was Vic Valeiino beatingout
prised of Diechman strands of the
Long, Krogg, nylon parachute
sea, my ability to swim Ravedme Unite Is credited with organizIng the bass fiddle during "Ha
Severson
Shea Krouse shrouds.
Chleco Proper care of the per-
1 I'd have drowned surer than the presentation of food, waiian War Chant." Trumpeter
Gore
and in connection with wind
Sharp. son sun,
the devil If I wasn't. a fairly and rain of devices clothing and toys to more than Rick Newcomb also sang some sentimental
signal
use
tJi I :\- repairs -
32,000 children of newlyliberated -
swimmer. ditties.
strong
to the raft, how to catch

The Navy's lively sports pro- Tilden Never Right rain water, and the use of the new countries. Torch Singer Harvey Hubert
"The men dug into their own
gram is competitive and construc- salt water purifier that enables B-5, sensuously gowned in a purple
tive it's 4.0 without the shadowof 'Til Schroeder WonBig pockets to buy clothes and shoes
; you to distill pure drinking waterin evening dress, yellow satin
a sliver of doubt about It. Bill a matter of minutes from sea for those kids, and gave up their sash, long coral beads and blonde
Tilden
starry ruler of desserts so that Navy cooks
-'-iI- the tennis world for water, are all explained. Subse- curls, wowed the audience with a
a generation could make Christmas candy and
GI's Pulling For and still producing top level tennisat quent lectures deal with survivalat cookies," he recalled. soulful rendition of "Rugged But
sea, survival on land, general Right." Six clever cuties .
One-Armed Pete Gray the age of 52, used to be the Prior to entering the Naval display.ing
world's principles of survival and emergency muscular limbs and dressed in
worst forecaster.
Chaplain Corps Feb. 5, 1942, Capt.
Continue Page Six Tilden picked 17 young phenomsat signals, and a final check on ballet skirts and brief but buxom
White served as dean of the Cath-
back era of big league ball, the one time or another and pre- personal survival.In olic University Law School, Wash- halters, won everyone's heart with
Union As- most cases, says Lieut. Carey, their graceful execution of
Chicago club of the old dicted they were coming champs. also a can-
ington, D. C. He was national
sociation had a one-armed super- Not one of them amounted to anything it's not just a question of emer- chaplain for the American Legion I can, complete with all the kicks

etar. He was Hugh "One-Arm" It got so a word from the gency equipment that spells life and chairman of the American Le- and bumps. Included were Bill

Dally, a pitcher in the '80s, who Old Master came to be known in or death but rather knowing in gion committee on foreign rela- Huggins, George Mooney, D-4j; Will

once struck out 19 men in a single the tennis trade as the kiss of advance what to expect and know- tions. He was ordained a Roman Carmichael, Leonard Phillips, B-2;
still stands in ing how and what to do. In fact : Ray Simpson and Lewis Davis
game, a record that death. When Tilden was quotedin '. Catholic Priest May 30, 1931. B-7
the books. Daily had but a magazine article in 1910 knowing what not to do is might '
Although as 'I. From 1920 to 1927 Capt. White Quips and gags by the talented
one wing he was regarded as a naming Ted Schroeder as the coming important, too. emcee contributed to the
Officers! and men attached I was a Boston, Mass., attorney, and successof :
splendid fielding pitcher and opposing champion of the world, the : the
here, though not undergoing this 1 held the office of assistant district offering. Many of the 400
batters seldom tried to bunt young Californian was morose. attorney for Middlesex county In'' patients who enjoyed the show ie-
s training, are welcome at the
lad Said Ted: "Why doesn't that old survival -
on him. He was a speedy hut that state. He is a graduate of quested the Red Cross staff to
would man leave me alone?" anytime, according to
afoot and on bunts he come schedule another
I Harvard College and Harvard Law as soon as por-
charging in like wing-foot water Schroeder became the first player the training officers. Not only sible.

buffalo and steam the ball to first to live up to Tilden's prediction Is the display Interesting/ but It School, and attended Sulpician '
would be well worth while for all Seminary, Catholic University.The I -- :!-
as quickly as a man with two for he won the national title
arms. in 1942. Schroeder is now a lieu- Naval personnel to be familiar Boston officer served on VF SquadrorTWill

} 1'ete Gray, too, Is an excellent tenant (jg) aboard this Station. with the principals of survival U. S. Naval transport duty during
the first World War. When re- Hold Annual Ball
llelder. Ills technique is ingenious. and have lit least a faint knowledge -
? called to active duty in 1942 he was
of the various Items
In fielding a fly, he ofequipment.
assigned first as senior chaplainfor I Squadron VF-OTU5 will hold
a w*> catches the ball, then tosses It Navy To Aid In
the Naval Medical Center at its annual ball tomorrow
: Into the air, meanwhile tucking By this time, no doubt, you are night
Ji Or his glove under the nub of his are wondering just how the wingless Bethesda, Md, later joining Adm.Hewitt's from 2000 to 2400 in the Duval

right arm. Then he grabs the Prosecution Of motorless, PBY, fits into this staff in the Mediterranean. County Armory at the corner of

ball with his bare left hand and picture. The PBY hull is used fora State and Market streets in Jack-

full-fledged ditching drill to give sonville. All personnel assignedto
fires It Into the Infield.
around the legs of the pilot hegives
,
GIs at home and abroad are pull- War Criminals the crew members the feel of an the abandon ship signal and the squadron are invited to at-
actual
Ing for Pete and so is every other emergency landing at sea. things start to happen. Emergency : tend.Highlights

fan in the country. And five will Rear Admiral Thomas L, Gatch, The nervous tension of abandoningship gear is gathered up. watertight of the ball will be

get you only four on Broadway Judge Advocate General of the when seconds count and the doors are slammed shut, and from I a jitterbug contest and a floor

a that Pete will come through with Navy announced recently that the sensation of feeling water creepingup the waist blister a life raft is brok. show, emceed by Coast Guardsman

no anti-Gray money In sight. Navy Department is expanding its around your legs are all recreated en out and Inflated. Swiftly the Harvey Bell. Music will be provided .

-,-"- I participation with the ,Army In and impresses on you the crew piles onto the raft and pad- by two orchestras. "
need for clockwork
U preparing for the prosecution of precision, Instantaneous dles away from the sinking plane. -a-
Coast Guard Quintet criminals.An action, and thoroughness. These drills
i war ditching are integrated
I this drill the New Recordings For
By men are
: augmented staff, including with the lectures on irvlval -
Copped 19 Out of 20 made to
realize that there is little
of the the
representatives Navy and are given crews before Station Music RoomThe
time in such
The Naval Air Station's friendly i Marine Corps and the Coast Guard an emergency for they fly. The whole operationIs

athletic rivalry with the St. Augustine is being assigned under Lt. Comdr. thought, and that doing the right done with assembly line precision following recordings are

Coast Guard Is ended, for James J. Robinson USNR, Director thing with a minimum of wasted by the men of the Phv'steal February additions to the music

the Coast Guard base! has been I of the Navy Division of the I reflex effort and action.time should be almost a Training Department Including room library: Symphony No.2,

closed. I War Crimes Office, to assemble : The actual is Lt. (jg) H. Bant, M. Youmons, I Brahms; Symphony No. 2 and 6,

Jacksonville and St. Augustine !' evidence, interview witnesses and lecture ditching drill preceded Sic, and H. Dodd! Sic who haveextensive I Peethoven; Concerto for Two Pia-
t f by a given by Lt.
competition on the diamond and prepare trial briefs in the War experience in survival nos, Mozart; Les Preludes, Liszt;
Comdr. F. C. Jr. officer-
Gray
the basketball floor has provided Crimes Office In Naval and other Overture to Tannhauser
I in-charge of Ground Training of training. A score of crews ran Wagner;
thrills galore for several years. cases involving cruelties atroci- Squadron VrB2#1. After explaining be handled In a couple of hours. Overture to Flying Dutchman,
I..... The Coast Guard has fielded exceptionally ties and acts of oppression against The Wagner.
the duties of each time consumed
H 1 O strong teams In every members of the United States crew member abandon average All of the albums
) he points out the conditionsthat ship in these drills has listed above
sport it went in for. armed forces and other Ameri-
been 70 were requested by Station
will be faced when a planeis running about seconds, person-
r This past cage campaign 19 the cans. -'iI- forced down Then the pilots and a new record has just been nel. Every effort Is made to fill

Coast Guard quintet won games defeat and crew file out to undergo:; the set by Crew K of Class 169-45 all requests, but many of the alI -
f and lost only one-a 48-38 Strader Heads Sampson; Sports burn-
ditching drill.Equipment. seconds.No sought are not available.
this Station. In return
r- by a game
'I r Lt Comdr. Norman (Red) Stra. is loaded Into the claims are made that the I
; St. Augustine avenged': the loss by
heating the Fliers 60-02. The CoastGuard der, former St. Mary's (Calif.) practice hull the men assume their program guarantees that from their safety consciousness In a

tip I named an all-oppo College football coach, is the new positions, and the plane starts now on no lives will be lost in manner that will insure further
I cagera Into the water. emergencies. But it is contended I practice and study until they have
nent's team at the end of the sea- PT officer at the Sampson Naval down the ramp ;
ion with Dave Kaiser as the only Training Center. lie replaces Through holes in the hull the that the training will 'serVe to mastered the safest course of action .
and starts to rise Inside acquaint crews with all ,the; dangers that will mean survival f.'I .
"'Her op the first string Bill De- Comdr James H. (Sleepy) Jim water enters I' -one

,\Tars anj Sam Snyder were placed Crowley, who has been detachedfor When the water goes above Involved help prepare them j'I rather than death In ,ease of a,, ,
? and starts swirling for ,eventuality and stimulate (forced landing.J .
i ** the'(second team. duty In the South Pacific. the 'catwalk, any :j




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Eight CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 1 March, 1945



Civilian Employees' News I 'Coon Hunting Has Inside Public Works

I Editorial Office ay ('suet N. ShanahanThe

Personnel Telephone Relations Extension Office,3833 Bid; :. 13 Its Monlents-That purveyor Civil of Engineering poultry products Section's Mr. : End of RainbowOr -

The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax: Air Manley i I. becoming an expert at
,
:News, Is devoted to ieporting the news ot the Naval Air Station'sCivilian !Ball Can TestifyBy the fine art of housekeeping. He Happy End Of .3
Employees and is sponsored by the has had plenty of experience since
Employees Asocial for Civil Sen Ice Employees I Ethel )I. Sliaiiatinn' the arrival of a new and permanent

Ol fleers I Quote : "The Power Plant De- guest in his family. Manley Hunt For a Home
William O. Kincaid, President Phillip D. Myers Treasurer partment boasts of having one of I says "the help situation ain't what .'
Director the most ardent sportsmen in these it used to be".
George H, Martin Mell C. Jackson parts Mr. Drexel A. Ball. Ball is Forest Woods, spurred on by By Dorothy S. Sharp'
Frank H. McKinley Donald A Wood all out. in a big: way, for coon "E. T.'s" achievements in the (In"I'tlnn| &: Survey U"llt.| Mat
Phillip-, Myers Kenneth M. McDuffle I hunting and coon dogs.; His love I chicken world, purchased one of Office)
Daniel R. Whiddon William O. KlncaiJ for the game Is so deep that lie : Manley's setting hens and is now Apartment hunting is uo fun
New Reporting Staff has brushed aside many incidents in the business too. Has 16 baby We've come to realize
Assembly and Repair: which would dim the hopes of the chicks--the hen though/ was fooled The tenting always has been don

I Maintenance ................?...............................................Walter Riviere 'less determined. I by a light bulb and the chicks When we come for the prize!
Accessories' ......................................................................\\'. T. Martin Mr. Ball has confided to some 'slipped in '
I Metal and Machine...?....?.._....Delma E. Register, "Slim" Tyler I few associates recently several in. I In ease you want to know, :Mr.M. l But now at last that troubled heartOf
I Engine Overhaul ...........................................?.............Lillian Lindsay cidents that have occurred about : :: II. Nlederle, the new member mine has come to rest "
Progress ................................................................................Tom Quinn this famous hobby. I la the Arch Section Is" anexchief Today we move in Dewey Park
Aircraft Overhaul ...........-......................................Amelia Drawdy I .-\tlt'r1'111 attempt to _-lire and wan stationed right Our house rates with the beat.
Interim Overhaul ..........................Laura Adam the use. of a Compass to guide here at Jinx: X,<\S. Incidentally,
Production Eng .......-..._..........._................................... Don Rag in I him on a night hunt he loaded those water color rendering I Electric kitchen gleaming whit
Production Eng .................................................................J. H Silver hi* faithful hounds In his modelA ,I adorning the \vall of the Design l Refrigerator rare
Inspection and Survey: and proceeded to go into theNwuitixt. I Section Drafting Kooin were Two bedrooms!! boasting lots of

Head Reporter......................................................Helen M. Styron He got hopelessly lost done by Mr.Niederle.' I light
Main Office... ......................................................Dorothy S. Sharp and wandered In the wilderness' I Elsie Willis, and Mary Majerczak. .I And.closet space to spare-
Engine Overhaul Inspection.............?.................Sarah E, Vtrner all night and 'til about r.-on line messengers, both made Seaman '
M&M, Accessories ............................,.?............. Ruth C. Raisch next Ih,)'. When one of the dogs 1 Ie with flying colors Congratulations / 1 II' The backyard is a welcome sight P.III
With lines to hang the clothesCould
.Scribes....:...::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::Frank. ..Bernice V. i Moriarty Boyle the finally hunter tired to of hiss all car the fun, he lent II, Waves! I awake to find, some night

t Interim Overhaul Inspection: ...?............................Janie L. Davis 'Lab Mr. Robert McDaniels, P. W. I,I I'm dreaming, do you s'pose'
Would little has assumed the of
I, Supply Inspection.... ................................................Priscilla Glenn a thinglike this position *
stop Ball Why, he immediately !' acting/ supervisor of Sewage Treatment 1 i I The Main Office was immensely:
., Public Works Department: ordered the moat famous coon Facilities Welt miss his relieved when Mrs. Helen M, Sty-
Head Rt'pol'tt'r.o thel M. Shanahan hound in the western half of the pleasant personality around the
Scribes: .............................................................Ethel Mathews U, S. A. with a price of $125: section; visits to his new domainare I, run reported health and for fine wpr k spirits Monday aftera ingood

r_j ::::..:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::....::::::::::::::::::::.Louise Caroline Abraham HowellBaibara : the placed noted upon animal its head.arrived At ,the it time was not have exactly to come a drawing see your card,old soyou'll North week's Carolina.visit with Just her before mother she in

............ .... ...................................................... Faulkner i put through the paces for a thorough friends. left, there had been weather pre.
Supply Department : I trial of which the proud new | W. P. Strom. Civil Engineer! formerly dictions for that section of the

Reporter ............ .... .. .. .. ...". Leola Jones I owner took charge of personally. with Inspection, has !been 'I country for 12 degrees, and Mrs.
Heads : .... .. ............:.. .:..: :..::::..:. Flora Funkelstein The results will amaze you. We > transferred to the P. W. Lab W't t Styron had no heavy winter coat
.............. Katherine Sikes have Ball's own word for it that ; underestand he too is in Sewage/ to take along, since she'd been living .
/k -- the dog caught the most beautiful j Lieut. Wm. Oakes is on the : In sunny Florida for several
GI's Have High Praise and luxuriously scented skunk you "broken bone" list, and is now) years. Dave, her husband, was
ever heard of! He says, "He was limping around on crutches. He really more worried about It than
SUPPLV i For Home Front Effort I 'the' skunk in a million". j wus Injured in the exercise "Happy she and Just as they were boar.J-
t._ Needless' to say the pooch was Hour" Volley ball play ing the train for North Carolina
I First Army Front (CNS) mailed back to the former owner -- he firmly stated, "Ne.rt year you'llhave
guess it: the war time shortageshave
Here's the the home'
SALLIES i I report on pronto, so he too could get a him in tow. His a winter coat even if w*
mama do2'h811
i I front given by two antiaircraftsoldiers whiff of the rare o-de-fluer orsumpin' him have to sell the house !" However
presented with nine
back with their First before the natural <
atmospheric the weather
luckily enough mars
bouncing baby black and tan
Army buddies after 30-day furloughs air conditioning removed it was wrong this time and the
hounds. Our
I sportsman claims the
in the U. S.
from the mutt weather mild.
: armed forces ..re requiring the entire was
"The dames are prettier, the !beer Ball at present has a terrific output of Vitalis. He weeps '-*, -
113. IA'ltlla' Jones colder, the skies bluer and, in general problem confronting him You and wails all over the place, "What St Louis (CNSA) printing
the U. S. A,. is still tops." ,, -1 I has hired !:
The Issue Division had an un- will I do now oh what will I do company a draft-proof
Their praise also included the there Is a war on, they said "is a I I this Is my doom ; with nine more office boy. He la John U. New iJ-
usual and pleasant treat last weeka I folks on the home front. Any complaint I crock of stew The people at home of the darlings/ groom". year-old veteran of the! .! !
nice long letter from their "ex- : the home folks don't know know the scoie." J Kiul Quote. American war.
bos*", Lieut. Comdr. Burkhardt. __ __ ._ u __

Certainly was a treat to hear from \ Shop Legs Made To Measurely

him! -. ---_._--_._- _.__._._---". ._-----------_..........._ .-.... _. ---_. .
It seems that last week, Grace |

Connell Delivery) lost one of her

prized possessions, a beautiful
bracelet inscribed "With love from

Buff." Find it, she could nut

Well, the mystery of the missing D,6

bracelet was solved a few days ago
L
when a small package was received

from :-;, A, S. SantoroKu.
: : .. with the following note enclosed ;
k
:

"This was found in a packingbox
by a very kind gentleman
named "Huff" who asked that I 'l
this be returned to the girl '
? w t ::1 cur
loved by "Buff". ;. ass b r' a .
By the way, wedding bells will = 4.ncI ;
be ringing soon (March :3rd) for iR E ii
Grace and Chief Pay Clerk Buf- t ::1
tall So, here's wishing the best I Ii t _
>f luck and happiness to you both: I v
Mrs Sadie Evans (Public Voucher i
) received a letter from her 1 1"";
son's Commanding Officer stating i I I
that upon her son's completion of l AX
his Air crewman Gunner's Course | ? a
at NAGS that he stood second out
of a class of 241 men! Somethingto
a
be proud of, you bet !

More new employees for our department -
: Doyle A. Carlton Dell I '
C. Ri(>*enburg, Edvalene P. Dick- >
son Helen M. Sylv rater. Imogene |
P.&gsdale, Mae O. Powers Betty |
Lou Nixon Eatelle B, Boyd, La- '
vange P. Bradley. Evelyn Austen, I \ "
Ruth R. Bradford, Adele D. Merchant *ijsw\: :
Edward E. Wright, Madeline I \ cl .4
B. McElaney Otto J. Wehner, I
and Arlene B. Hatch Glad to have \
you aboard folks!
_
Bookkeeping Division has Home ,
sort of a contest raging' in their
division didn't get too many details A Ry yl.rA
4. % tl. 1
on the project, but maybe
Wilma Priest and Frances. Cappell r 4

could offer some information.The .
old argument about fresh i.LYMMr
air It here again. Th "fre..li
air fiends" and the hot house
t plaats" are at It again I'll goer "
the 'lrldo"-do\\, it comes The 4 e r t rnY rnYaTDA
Treat U on-the brat U off All

day long_fcign of spring, more
cold drinks consumed, more peu- a.i __ __ .._ it 4 _
on. .n '
---p- ''' '''' ''''''oI''
.
pie l leaving building during their / At first glance the men In the
lunch half-hour. (Wonder what picture appear to be repairing: a dl.a.._uklrvl airplanes! as they throw, >hoe'" each pair uf leg* h going through disassembly area! rlassembly lk

happened] to the electric fan rather lioidlest' looking airplane move through the disassembly amid ready fur use. but will he removal jantfa

we hid last tali' Clover study however, will, reveal r as4>inbly line\ In the A A K Shop| In this. manner, a little inexpensive soon as tvwh airplaneown I .
Word! to us that the Inventory I landing ILM Itself been .
comes not material along with gear ov -s-
the
that sonic
they are working on The Taut DIvUlou' wan called uponto
Division has taken the hauled and U
up ready to bock
plane it>el/, but rather using it IW furiilsli of salvaged part are, with a little"" go
a means handling
of rollerskatlnif. Louise on the .
This
exercise airplaii* U just *u-
Westberry Selma P. Glare, BettyS 'f r a jig to guide In the lurking of an jtUinet! tliii temporarily 'r'ppl"'f" thought aitd mustta work, welded other "behind tile MWIM" act fwiIributiiif -
Tarantu Audrey S. SUd. Helen I'I tremely! useful pair of .ilup| legs, and came ui| with tills vlnipLa Inc Into a highly useful and )jnJispeu.sittle lo the revivified airpUa
C, Waliffura and M-Mjon. J. Ful- 1 or Jolly struts. There will tetiirarily ;epj'l'u"t. 01 leg*. lunge fittiugi device. Many sets< of Jua... :i illli that fly away from' tine f\ & K ,b<>*-
cher drop around the rink now : ) <> rtU&<<<* tin ,nlane't own / from old discarded wing are IUs, or legs, has been aIW'I&t. hive. Shown In tlM picture. U
,
a'nd then. (In, fact the tory 'laiMlnif gear, viili| must be re.1'I ITo :'I. welJi..i| onto heavy pipe struts M I'' .; daily 'IMinC' turned out under Welder II. K Hvatou _4 tM* works
god9- '-quite a few of them drop nuved for overlpul' 1 | Url>oes. tuay be *wu iu tine picture. Ti that t.bot wah-btul eye of )'r. W. I.'Colouuui VII oust of the dolly strut. while
C around. ) IM more 411",111'( .4NI'" ....,.... IHta..u of ali strut U added a A Jk K Master AliHtiaulo.11i C. V.glvo. 1'aee/tt "etaada by" 'raajy is.I
r.1' More news next week 'Is I tiet-essary fur supporting .arU..Ii i flauge mud swivel master, With <*se are 1_ oas..taut use oa pJUuie "iI'Il..t..oPage ,


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fi 1 March, 1945 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Nine



Jet-Assisled Take-Off Plays Big New Form Adopted For Beneficial Suggestions


I Role In Rescue Of Navy Aviators IU.IJI ... ,-



I The first operational> use of U. S. NAVY
assisted take-off' for' a Navy )jf'l-j
) OESAFETY! SLANTS boat occurted recently in the

t. MacKenzieInspector em Pacific and was instrumental I .
| in the rescue of six Naval aviators .
of SafelyIn I down at sea the Navy Department I

accordance with the act of announced recently.'

Congress, any civil employee of I Experiments with jet-assisted .
the United States who sustains a take-offs for seaplanes and carrier I
personal, injury while In the per- I
and land-based aircraft have beenin
Jormance of his duty is entitled to 0 progress' for many months but BENEFICIAL SUGGESTIONS '

twelve reasonable medical servicesand this is believed to be the first' operational -
supplies, to be
furnished by .
in the combat '
use
United( State medical officers and zoneJetassisted '_ T'f! _. niFlIIlRIfl'f..i! : = ':J-! :

hospitals where possible And. if I of this World War take-off I development- JATO- Name of Sunuter Bureau or OWn
the results in
Injury
of
disability units attached to both wings of aNavy I
more than three clays '
compensation
i
PBM Mariner flying boat
is payable beginning' : with the each Mailing Address Division
developed thrust equivalentto
fourth day; if the injury results' inlfMh ,
about .WO: horse power and : .
( compensation is payable to
helped the boat rise I
big to
the widow children, and other de- flying I Brief SubJed. Telephone No Date
pendents.The easily seconds.from a lough sea in a few .i I

compensation payable during -
This rescue plane was from the Classification Rink
d or
total disability is at the rate ,
I first squadron to be equipped' for .
c>f two-thirds of the monthly pay. .

but cannot exceed $116.66 a month. JATO mand of and Lt.it Kenneth was under I* Goodman.the com _.J ffiIIl"'i'P! a '."f: : .;
Annual or sick leave', when avail0 -
hble and subject to the JUles of the USNR i05:! East McDowell THE PROBLEM ,
) employee's) department or place of I Phoenix AI iz., and 518 Flotence
Oakland. Calif.British ,
employment may be used In preference -
to compensation under the -- --

Compensation Act.No It'

compensation is payable if Losses PRESENT METHOD-IF ANY .
the injuries are caused by willful
misconduct of the employee, his
intention to bring about the injury : Reach 1,000,000 ,
<>r intoxication
.
EVERY; INJURY SHOULD RECEIVE Its (''iii'|11 NeuH>''|>rr Srriirr y
FIRST-AID TREATMENT The aimed tortes of the British PROPOSED METHOD '

Every employee sustaining an ,''Empire; suffered more than 1.000.000 .-'
casualties between 3 II..cr>bt It r."""I.I.t.I> Stew lu .4.nu.e. -
injury should immediately ,seek Sept. .. tnd whit. It .lll ....,....
f lift-hid tl e8 tment. This should be I I I 19.'i9: and Dec.' 1. 15)44.) .11.. 'If Rs. .eje. 10 padnd, je-

done no matter how slight the' In. Prime Minister Winston Churchill 1.,! otMr .h.... I
Juiy. Many slight: injuries' have gave this itemization of Empire: '
serious consequences' through failure military losses in a report' to the I hereby agree that the use by the Government of tht United Plates cf the pu reFtiln. (}device or Invention
to receive prompt attention House: of Commons : ( Newfoundland referred to herein shall not form the basis of a claim cf any nature against the United States on the part of

EVERY INJURY SHOULD HE I is Included with the United I myself, my heirs or assigns.
REPORTEDAny Kingdom I i. -

employee injured in the I ('.,u lit 1'')' Killed 45 .

performance, of his duty should at United Kingdom ........ 199.497 (lll.w., ol $ugt ltl)
once make report of his injury to Canada .... ..... ............. 28,040
his Immediate superior on the Australia' ...................... 18.015 SEE INFORMATION ON OTHER SIDE
black) form which has been proUUd New Zealand .............. 8f)19)

\ ) for this pus pose. When the South Africa ................ 5.783 The Beneficial Suggestions: Committee Introduced a new' form thU week for the submission of suggestions. -
is unable tomat'
injured employee the India .............................. 17,415 ", It is 'to I ire used\ by all personnel, \ Mho submit beneficial suggestions Tlie new forms hate been
,such a report personally Colonies ........................ 4,4113!I: in all boxes for ".... .
it-H'1't' should be niade) by some, placed "suggestion' ): Immediate
Thisrrfiort The old! Suggestion 'an.mittal-Form (:No !94))I. which war attached the separate' pages: on
other) employee of injury in tliould his behalf.be tirade Totals ........................ 282.162 which the "suggestion' ", was desvribed Mill no longer I- 1I..t'4I.'ilh the adoption of the new Beneficial

for ff haS of tline/ or in unit medical; / .veif- Armed Forces' t totaled 386..174.'i form Is complete in itself Of course, if more space Is needed than K prodded|, additional sheets maybe
tt-f. This s ould be done even There were 80,580 missing and adiled. The new' form Is A "simplification, to preside an easier method by which suggestions may .he

though the injury appeals to be 294.48:! 1'Ws. | "submit' ted.
Slight as many injuries which at Although Mr. Churchill did not The new HcnefU-l l Suggestions form Is shown here In reduced ...11.... On the bark of the form

fast seem slight become serious make any refeience to the UnitedKingdom's | (not "shown, here ) is H brief explanation' of the program cornering; Tjpes of Suggestions: Desired; Procedure -
und Rive: rise to claims for med- : civilian casualties' the for :Submitting Suggestions; Procedure for Handling Suggestions", ; .Awards and Eligibility.Intornlatiun : .
JUt) service or compensation. last published figure was 140,675. | and additional lorms are available from (harlotte Scarlett the recorder of the NASIteneticial
REPORT ALL ACCIDENTS U S. casualties from Dec. 7, i \ :SuRgestions (areuuilteet \11'''. Scarlet may be reached on Kxtension; 8140.)
IMMEDIATELY: 15M1, up to Dec. 14, 1944, were --- -

Back; i Army 628.441.killed of which wounded 54 7.823 missingand were I I Admiral Halsey once said "Eachof ESTIMATE THIRTY MILLION

GI Bill RightsOf prisoners The Navy's casualties us has an appointment in ,

for the same period totaled': Tokyo." He is doing his utmost to
Soldiers World OverNEW
80,618. j I dale "It's SAVED UNDER BENEFICIAL
I .. keep it and at an early I
YORK ( ONStHonor I -- -- --
job / of us to help
our everyone
ably discharged sen it-emeu and I recent ruling by the Administratorof '
worsen who qualify for educational Veterans'' Affairs indicates ,I him and the rest of our Pacific i SUGGESTIONS PLAN IN 44

benefits under the GI Bill Only qualification is that thE'I;I fighters to leach Japan on schedule -

t-f Nights: will be able to get gov institution attended meets' the' by meeting' our productiondates The Navy's civilian\ employees :saved the Navy an estimated iI i-
or standards of education! requiredwithin
ernment-financed !Hihooling! /: I
training anywhere in the world!, a : the United States. on schedule. I $30,00(1,000 during: 1911 t through beneficial suggestions -
-- -- -- -- I showing; how battle-needed material] can be )produced

I Inspection And Survey Civilians Win War Bond Pennant faster cheaper and better.

I For these suggestions, a total of $.V;>;oO was awarded toi

b i i eight employees figures released! by
-
of Shore EstablishI -

r r I I merits the Division and Civilian Personnel' I Those Alarm

showed.' The ideas for improvement -
I

ranged in front industrial new modifications techniques' of ;I Clock Blues

the elevation gear on an airplane :

turret details of which ate bound Hy Prissy (ilenn

by security, to better packing Now I'll tell one on 11 tr, \V.H. .
ods for overseas :shipment' of Navy II fit"' He )let this one out

equipment.. one day at liinrhtiine. .Mr.

*t ma w e a j t \ The estimated :%! :0,0XI.MM( ( )In Mood 'a'% In the habit of
of putting his alarm clock near
sating "stem from a total
( X.r.MI) Ideas adopted" out of 48,4HO; his bed so that when It went
submitted 1 in I"Oil I h.v worUern in off, all he had to do was reach

shipyards, ammunition,," depots, out and! shut It off-without
and A xnrlety of .ili.-r shore ....- Men opening Ms eje*.
tablishments.Anxious : One morning when the alarm:
rang he readied out, shutas
e.tes
to do their full part and
usual, and the dut'ka.'t
to end this war as speedily as possible
there! It was broad da3lhght
civilian, employees incieasedhy
but still our lacy :Mr. Ilnoddidn't
10:1: cent the number of
per 1
bother to ; his .
open e.ies.As
!suggestions: for improvements during ,
he tell around! wonderingly
+ :: 111.... The Navy increased by
1 in his self-maile darkness, wltii
"
i61! per cent the number of production
: the alarm still ringing its head
tips accepted and placed' in
l'O off, lie heard a tike say, "Here
operation dining the same period
I "
It Is, hued opened his ejes,
While some suggestionsveie looked up, and I there Ids room-
limited to use in one establishment, mute was, sitting up on the )bed
many were adopted for use' in all and holding: t the clock while the
Naval: establishments wheie tht'v"ould
alarm pealed I ) merrily away In
be beneficially applied.. [ his hand.Ifon't j
Shortened pioductlon schedulesI j I Itl1d ('
l of the
improved striking power l-ook Now !
Fleet as well as substantial savings -
Western. Front (CNS:
+ irsulted. ) Lt.

-v* i lames Tower, of Grand Island,

? k WASHINGTON .tCNS) -- N. Y., pointed his carbine down

ChemicalVaifare: Set vice\ has into a Gt'l man machine gun nest
._ _
_
n H --
__ adopted a dog gas! mask weighing! and forced 34 Germans
and to
.cent for the Inspection Surrey come
War Horn! Croup
1I,1.'n1.: St> ron (lth\ I..tt foreground' ), 21 pounds which affords protection -
l'artll'lp.III"1t Pennant front Lt ('olllilr. lCa ""'lId J.. Smith, In1'ff'fI'n out with their hands up. All alone.
IIII-I'rn'l'nt
I)> the
IH'lll'd
rparUnrnt, ) against chlorine, phosgeneand
)Imelrl. .before eI"llarlnlt'lit employcrr; I\t Ihp iliac) "ft
I t and Surrey HlIl'"r, during hrirf'cerrmonirs other choking taxes: and will he was matching his piisonersdown '
1 and l'urudr) I"lIIlth arc the
tlt'hillcl 2'I him St run'
,", working d.cy list SmtnrdaStanding: 11II1II..llh\t'I fit !J'7' per cent of all) war oVgn.Nomeiulaluie the load when a fellow of.ficer .
r/" pal I ..1I..1..lon/ the In.jrcUun) and Surrey Irpartnte'nt and Jc.hn F'inrnu, "senior chilhum in.jccir ) : Mask, GUll.1I og, Joint U him, "Dun't look
1)itisiun H. rrlsun; : trprrrdnthmg .loM'Ih1Iff1
far. Ltto right they a : "MlIlI.hn 1)rkle. A".llIhl"' ; W6-12-S.
'.n "t MHnls) )\Aliwlilne. and Ac.e-M.rie; J"II \\'. !SUni-H... lillur Interim} t'hesier t'':. Mi-AIIUIer, __ | now1" the other officer whisper,

'p'Irte II"'nJ..: ". lf rrhaul: 1'\,11)11 M. lble., Grpply In"I'"l\t.\ ": Ralph) 1Tygrrl; K .ltr-llacll" lnlk.n| and Huy, iloj >\ ar It.mt ls "t'\i't: }In'you your h vt-n't carbine', gpt any magaiTie ':f.:

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Page Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 1 March 1945

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: Seaman Awarded Citation Chaplain Who I

S M. A. D. I I II


, \ Ramblings j if Served at Leyte II I I I NATTCenk.


.. ,.. .............. :. ccrate.s.r' Now At NATTC I
By Pfc. Herb Johnston, Jr. I

' Sgt, R C Dumps, HQ. Sqd.'s rAt NATTC welcome aboard a new mot 0e
coon mascot, has a new buddy chaplain in the person of Lt. E. W. I
G. Q Feline Pvt. in the Worn. Andrews, who reported in last s4e w
en Reserve and since she's sort week from the Pacific. "
of going steady with the Sgt. .R. PVC. ;a 1P1r Mr. Andrews Is from Sellersville,
we're not going to give out her Pa., having: served there as pas.
serial number, although she has ItS tor of the Ridge Parish Lutheran By John KUhbourjr, AKMJc
stamped plainly on her "cat tags \ Church for about 12 years. He received "Fibber" McGTiee's closet has its

which she wears proudly about her his theological counterpart in the lower right wing -
Feline has no regular {
Pvt.
', neck ''of Barracks 15. It's the personal
chow but consumes a trainingat
hours for locker of a certain "swab jockey"who
r quart of milk daily, a service she K +.. the Lutheran
rates bv banging ears with Sgt, spends a great deal of timeat
TheologicalSeminary Jacksonville Beach He's off
59.
Fred Shaw MAA at Bks.
\ in like shot afternoon at five.
: Wonder what she'd say if she knew 9 a every
that the strings of Fred's guitar Phil a delphla, Why doesn't he marry the girl?
About the "Fibber McGhee closet"or
by her grandmother
were provided having been
I "locker," as Is the case In this
!
--
r.. Incidentally, RaCoon Dumps' i ir John J. Gaul, Sir, receives the Presidential Unit Citation and graduated from Instance, on regular inspection day
I.
r rearing is temporarily in the handsof the congratulations", of Capt. J. II. Lynch;; Commanding, NATech- that institution of last week (Wednesday), this
Corp Francesco Regina, pinch- TraOn, during a brief ceremony In the Captain's office. The actionfor in 1930. For "swab jockey" left his locker unlocked -
I I hitting for Pfc. Vic Stowinsky. who i iU which Gaul was cited took place In the North Atlantic and he his undergraduate and as is the custom, the
t currently recuperating from a I' wears one sjar In his! American Theatre ribbon, as well as the .star I work, inspecting officer opened the lock-
1 recent tussle with his tonsils. The in the unit citation At right Is Lt Comdr J. I.. Rhodes, Military U nap lain An-Chaplaln Andrews ('r.I'd venture to say that he regretted
lads miss "Skee" and hope to see I II Training Officer, who read the citation\ 1 drews attended Muhlenberg College I his action, though, for no
I him back on his feet soon. i| -- _---- finishing in 1927 While sooner had he released the catchon 0
Corp. Joe Gartner writer from Koehler ErdmannAre I SPLM5HES fROm nATTO'Wtl1J' there he was a member of the var- the door than he was covered
Cherry Point that he's a bonded 'I sity football and wrestling teams. with odd bits of wearing apparel,
and busy distributing photographs, writing materials,
mailman so
now I
doesn't Winners In In January, 1943, Lt, Andrews etcetra. The sailor has
letters that h- etcetia,
: I
joined the
Navy his indoctrination
receiving -
have a lot of time to writ 'em. been on pins and needles since,
t at the
j Wants to say hello to all his old Hero Contest at N 0, B. Norfolk Chaplain'sSchool Upon waiting for the axe to fall. Need- '
chums here though, and hope' less to say, his is a model locker
graduation he to
1 to get down for a skit one of More than a score of sailors and construction battalion was assigned which served a now and. is likely to remain so for
these days.Coming marines turned up with the correct I some time to come
r I at various bases iif this country
have of the man described in I 'I ----().
March furloughs!: identity before
shipping out in July, 1943.
clue in last week's Naval Hero I By the time you red this,
Pf.:, Bud Clark and Pfc. Jordan I the CJiatm In the Pacific the chaplain has
VU1tv,1
Bobeck going 'round and 'round Contest; and again it was necessary & Paul Stenlfeld< who halls from
seen duty at New Caledonia Guadalcanal
I
Brother Bobeck who used to stay : to revert to a drawing from Boston, Mast, which Is w suburb
1 9:30 is the hat to determine two winners I 1 Sterling!,: Island Emirau of Back Bay will be on his. way
late ,
: out sometimes as as : I Burke says a person just has one and since' last October he has been
d of $10 each in War Stamps. back to NATTC and Unit 1 of
now returning from his sudsy social 21st birthday so might as well on Samar and Leyte In the Philip-
e, soirees promptly at 8:00.: Merle L. Koehler AOM 1.'c, was make the most of It-so she with pines. the AK.M School, to take up thecudgel
Clark spent the better part of last the lucky student and Cpl. E. I the help of rest of the "gruesomefour" !,: once' again to the ARM
"The first five days on Leyte .students. We hope that 'Ie enjoyed -
shoes to daz-
Sunday shining his a Erdmann Headquarters Squadron I. did-starting with Tommy
bUng brilliance and hungrily de. MAD., was the Ship's Company Tucker, champagne, ending 'up said "the chaplain, "were something his" brief respite ,
vouring long lists of train sched winner. They, along: with others, with a huge birthday cake. "We had over a hundred ,0.
ules. The boys have reached a 1 I recognized Adm. William F. Hal- Redman and Sammonds seemedto raids in that itme and, believe me I 1 Bill\ Churchwell, AEM2c shoved
point of sartorial splendor that'|I sey from the description in last I be enejoying themselves that those Japs were not fooling. While I off yesterday for Kansas City
would make Beau Brummel look week's clue.There's I night, too!!!!! their planes might not be as goodas where he will spend his leave with
n like a bum. Wonder how we'd go I another clue in today'sJax Welcome aboard to four new ours, the Nips are good shots his folks. Chalmer M, Harman,
f about persuading 'em to work over Air News. Read the rules I shipmates-here to attend SKV and we had plenty of trouble. How. AEM2c, lead instructor in the
our wardrobe a bit. ''and strike for that $10 in War school. CONNERS. CURRY, DES. ever, our men plus our planes and third week of Unit 1, calls Wau-
Corp. George Gould, one of this Stamps TIFANO and MURRY. equipment are Just a bit too much seon, Ohio, home Between 1
\ outfit's newest bridegrooms, departed -'- 3*------ Emery why are you so against for them and it wasn't before long March, 1943, and February, 1944
; this week for duty else. 'I having your name appear in this that we had those Japs under con he attended three Naval 8chooll1-
where. His many buddies miss Officers Men Support column ? ? ? trol. Our men deserve a world. of EM "A" at Iowa State University,
him and wish him the best of luck. I If you hear McDonald's friends credit." AEM at Chicago and Turret School
All is not gold that glitters but Navy Relief Campaign j singing "Cigar Smoke gets in my Chaplain Andrews is married here at NATTC.
Gould was pure gold to us crit eyes' you'll know its because McDonald and has his family with him in I He has been an instructor in the
ters.Fashion I The Navy Relief Society's 1945 i! hasn't given up a newly Jacksonville. In his spare time he AEM School since February, 1944.
note : Frank Chlystek annual call closed 15 February and acquired habit. Maybe Navy is shoots a good game of golf and fora I He has been married for nine years
modeling the new "open-toe" gy-I, the response at NATTC was gratl- succeeding making men! more'strenuous workout you will and his hobbies include baseball
rene footwear Is causing a minor'fying. Final results have not yet FLASH, FLASH!!! The GREMLIN see him on the hand-ball court or I and horse raising. He raced them
sensation among the well-dressed been completely tabulated, but ac is in sickbay resting and playing softball. He is replacing i occasionally, too, as well as raisingand
smart set All the young fellowsare cording to Chaplain Henry M. having a big time being waited on Chaplain J. H. Harper. training them, and has won
clamoring for 'em, but they Johnson total contributions will and getting': breakfast in bed. In many races in Ohio, Indiana and
just aint "regulation", so, for approximate $2,500. the Navy that is a believe it or 1- NEW CHARACTER Illinois. His horse racing activitywas
awhile at least, the rest of us'll Lt. Johnson further stated that not!'! ? confined to the harness .
have to stick to the conventional he was most pleased with the fact NO!! NO! Our eyes must be i This Is to Introduce "Skeevy" I i of which the mecca is Gosh.variety
brogan. (Why is it that so manyof that such a large percentage': of deceiving us that can't be a Kangaroo j I' of the Aviation Storekeepers'I en, N Y. He never raced at Gosh.en .
us get such an enormous bang the officer and enlisted personnel !!! But we weren't dreaming. It From amongst the but he had just as much fun
? participated. :Myriad studies of naval aircraft I
out of the misfortunes of others
was really a pink Kangaroo about
__. ___ as those who did and that Is whathe
Frankly, Frank has a sore toe, 2'j feet tall, now the $64 question 1' parts "Skeevy" (who gets his\ : I was after. Harmon's postwar
and here's wishing him a speedy [ Raleigh. N. C.-When Judge is, where is Ann going to name from the SK-V rate) will I plans are to reopen his factory for
recovery.) Wallace Winborne brags about the sleep NOW? ? ? ? ? ? i present In picture form some of the making of cold cathode flour-
Sorry to shove off suddenly this Is there the things to do and not to do '
hole-in-one he scored at the Carolina any reason why our 'escent and lot of
way but if we don't dash out and Country :ub he can back up shipmates are singing certain and the result of both in the lights spend a
get a haircut this minute, we're I his clai with the witnesses whose songs': LINDSAY; "I Promise great service of aviation supply time outside with his of family on Ohio his farm
afraid eomebody'll offer us a drink word is law-literally. You,"; MAHONEY, "I don't Wantto HA seems like a pretty i just Wauseon
and we won't hear 'em! Next He fired his ace while playing Love You"; POLLY AND WIN. good guy, but It Is Inevitablethat -0--
01' Rush has left Unit
week perhaps we'll have a wordor with three fellow associate justicesof KIE, "Low and Lonely"; PRATT lie will sometime &<>t "Pappy"
two to about our most attractive I 2 and has gone over to Unit 7 (the
say the state supreme court. AND JONSEY, "Little on the fouled up. From his experience I
barber, who not B School), where he is teaching!:;
lady only ------------- Lonely Side"; BURKE "Once in a maybe we can learn something
entertains us with the gay tunes | blows all the loose hairs off the While"; KING "RUM and Coca huh! j instruments Pastore AEM2c
she whistles, but at the same time back of our neck. Cola"; CHASE. "I'll get By"; has devised a new system for
-- BRIDGES "SHINE on Harvest Join the lied {'r--; ", I I I Continued. on Page Twelve
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Moon" but the -
favorite of
; favorites
Naval Hero Identification Contest is "ALWAYS".

Hey Peggy two nights in a row hVIATi

CONTEST RULES with never the do.Girls same person--that will sre Jf 'Sa'Js "
j'
from Personnel gave a :
x Here are the rules governing the Naval Hero Identification shower for Shelton, who is flying
Contest, which is open to all enlisted personnel at NATTC. home the 26th to become MRS.
1. Contestants must identify a Naval hero from information HOPKINS. Best wishes and all
given in the brief biographical story. the happiness in the world Pat. 0
Z. Two prizes of $10 each in War Stamps will be awarded Colley sure has her troubles but
each week, one for Ship's Company personnel and one for the car (gosh that's what she calls
students. it) keeps rolling along (slow but
S. If there are no winners the first week additional factual sure she hopes) WANTED: Per
Information on the hero in question will be given in succeeding son to help paint said car. v
weeks until he has been Identified. If the hero is not identified Ask Scotty what she is going to
the first week, the prize drops $1 each week until he Is Identified. do the day before she is dischargedfrom ARE YOU
the Navy. (Sounds interest zr.OAf
4. If more than one contestant Identifies the hero, Lady Luck ing and in the near future she .
will determine the winner In the following manner: The correct hopes!)
entries will be placed In two hats, one for Ships Company, and I'm sitting in the MAA Shack
the 'other for students. One entry will be picked. from each hat typing this and all I got to say
to determine the winners is it's a good thing that television THEBALL
5. All entries must be placed In content boxes by 1000 each. wasn't perfected before the startof
Monday. Boxes are located In Ship's Service, the auditorium, the warI!!!!
and the War Bond office in Bldjr. 500 annex: Letters make everyone happy
6. Contestants must name the hero, give their name,' rate, but we liked to know what Is in t
barracks and status (Ship's Company or student). Contest sponsored those letters Hubert gets that
by Welfare Dt>pt. and PRO. put such a smile on her face? ? ?

4 WHO IS THIS NAVAL HERO; HERE IS THE CLUE (The ones written* jh in purple ink.) ?
T1MBL--T-J ----
He I III considered one of the most! accomplished officers ever
to have served the United State, yet held the rank of a rear admiral In Providence, R. I.. State Labor
I In the Russian, Navy. Although he 'spent scarcely a dozen Director William L. Connolly
his United States citizenKhl reached for an aspirin, swalloweda
years In America, he jealously guarded J
|> and once declared, "I ran never renounce the glorious title pill for his wife's petunia plant 0i
instead, grew panicky, was calmedby
of a citizen of the United States.
r i agricultural expert who informed .
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him that he had merely
Contest Entry Blank taken the equivalent of 18 bushels
of horse manure and had nothing
to about.
NAME OF IIEHO ......................................._....................- worry->_jj-
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SIGNED ..._........*...........KATE .._...._............III\S...,..,.._ at-Armsf lie who! 'laughs' last Is a Master- I t tt

.
STATUS (Student or SI ip's Co.) ......_.._......::.'......:......:.:..' 'USh- KNStf
Butt bucket for butts

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11 Comes Aboard t tI Lt A. J. DeJulioIs Well Decorated : Red Cross Needs I! WELFARE i iI



New Welfare Funds To CarryOn I PRESENTS E


'1 1Vt4 I Officer i Center i Vital Work '.......u II llIIl ICU11J! 11121111 CjUlli1I :

9year nN 1 Sailors heredidn't have to see

Lt. DeJulio, originator Beginning today and extending I "Here Comes the WAVES" to get
I and supervisor! of the "Rec through the month of March the a back-stage view of what goes on
reation Center of the Caribbean," American Red Cross will conductits 'in the women's auxiliary of the

today assumed the duties of Welfare I YKI annual national War Fund Navy- but .they went anyway to

and Recreation officer at Campaign. At NATTC the senior see" that Hollywood conception of

I NATTC. Chaplain, Lt E, W Andrews will Navy WAVE life.

Lt, DeJulio relieved Lt. Comdr be in charge and will be assisted Friday, however, they're' offereda
Carl Srhmltt, who has departedfor by our Red Cross office A, F I Hollywood version of life in the

the Potomac River Naval Com-I James, director, and division offi Women's Army Corps which may
I
mand cers. give them some hitherto unknown

I fleer. I i During the last year the local slants on life among the womenin

assignment, Lt. DeJulio was supervisor Office of the Field Director of khaki. Whether the version is
of recreation" in the Chicago Red Cross at NA TTC, 4,696! cases authentic or Just screen fiction

Park District before entering the were handled, in connection with I I won't matter too much, for up top

sen-Ice in August 1942, and his which 3,695 letters were written i among the cast la lovely Lana

first assignment after indoctrination I I and 2,487 telegrams were sent, I i Turner. That should be enoughto
at Newport, R. I., was at the I 1 The office made 19 loans amount. assure a good audience at the
Naval Operating Base"" at Trinidadin ing to $17,980.00 and 118 grants showing of "Keep Your Powder

the West Indies. amounting to 116900. < Dry" in the NATTC auditorium.

DeJulio was at Trinidad for 16 I The Red Cross also provided for I There's something very hot and

months, and under his guidance a -&ii\'ll" Ml\ i7'I I oatienta in the dispensary, bed i, special scheduled for Friday, 9March

huge area encompassing virtuallyall jackets, bed when Ray Kinney and his
sports and other entertainment -I I room slippers, I
A. J, DeJullo
M
a
features was set up for the diver AircrewmanHereHas bed bags, toilet i
1
-
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sion of servicemen and comfort articles

Pilot "We started from scratch," the such as i:i

.Experien lieutenant asserted' "and when we Blasted Jap razors, blades,

Gets CommissionThere's finished we really had nomething. { shaving cream, 'I'I'
Port of Spain, the nearest town, shaving brushes -

B pilot and Instructor had very little to offer in the way Planes and Ships' tooth brushes
, of recreation and that was the reason tooth paste,
clown at the Aviation Fire Control our area was so large." i :Meet E. B. Wilson, AMM1, the various kinds of '

School who really knows) the ins : The spot was tagged "Recreation proud owner of two Air Medals, games, playing |i

and out of the Navy.-in the air Center of the Caribbean" by sailors I one from Admiral Nimltz and the cards, cigar. <
: other from Admiral Halsey sevenStars A. J- James ettes, stationery
I i I
and this description was' endorsed
Edwin M.
and
and cm the sea; and ''and books,
moreover who has been envelopes, magazines,
by Mrs, Roosevelt, who vis-
Rose has' just! been promoted, by Ited there on one of her trips. Included recommended for the Distinguished etc. At Christmas time through ,

appointment' from a first class In the area were seven softball I Flying Cross and three more Air the cooperation of the local Red
I
Medals Cross Chapter Christmas trees\
Aviation Pilot to an Ensign.i diamonds, three baseball dia-
This quiet and unassuming sailor were provided with decorations; i4f
monds, a dozen tennis courts, 12 I
back before Pearl Harbor ,
Way who is attached to the maintenance also appropriate holiday decorations -
handball courts, football fields, i
in 140! Rose completed a four- crew of) Unit 5 of the :! for the dispensary. Gifts
basketball and 4&
courts
hitch in volleyball ( AEM School, entered the Navy in were also furnished for the pa.
; beer barbecue
a spacious garden December 1941, as he says, "righton : tients, also Christmas cards for
the Navy, moat pits and swimming and sailing facilities
the button when I was 17", them to mall
tf which was :i, at nearby Scotland Bay Upon leaving home which is North I Through the facilities of Red "
Lt. DeJulio
also
as'el
tr spent at sea lie served Charleston, S, C.. he reported to Cross, Chapters, numerous other 4I .
fare and Recreation NAS I
officer at
enlisted) when Norfolk for his "boot" then the I I services were rendered to service '
war skies were 'f("<;.1r't".J1 Grosse lie, Mich. and Newport AMM School at NATTC, Jacksonville men and their families in the way <

I'H'tly'Ir\ In l1 Naval Hospital, coming to NA1'TCfrom and next the Naval Air Gunners of assisting in finding homes, providing
11+36 That waa the latter station. He was School at Yellow Water.In medical care for the fam.

even before Mu sports star in his collegiate days, January 1943 he boarded an ilies of men, in many Instances furnishing .
nich. Remember : IY playing baseball and basketball at "Essex" class carrier for her transportation to and from

? Most of ; ,. the American College of Physical shakedown cruise and after this hospitals: through counselling -

that hitch was Education In Chicago and football was completed she took off for service, assisting families to solve

spent at sea. Kdtvln M, Howe I at Northwestern. Pearl Harbor. There they held serious economic problems, many

When the tourmoll began in Europe ** gunnery practice and in Augustthe times assisting them financially:
the new Ensign was attached NEW BOOKS IN THE word came--a raid on the Marcus assistin'in making travel reserva. 'I
andfilter tions. seeing that proper care was
to a squadron off France NATTC LIBRARY
i I't encountered plenty of ack. rendered to children of servicemen t
things became too warm was! ,
FICTIONCry ack, but not a single of our for
one when it was not possible
tent to Portugal. Wolf, by Marjorie Carleton. q
Rose' finished cut his enlistment' I Elegant Journey. by John Selh.v. places was lost I was in an SBD wives" to render proper supervision.
and returned to civilian life: but Dream of Phillip I : II. by AdgHi M s and we made two strikes. He had I Other services, too numerous to
I Tall Title Ameilrn. bv Welter BIMi.
plenty of planes in each raid and
than five months mention, have been" and are con Dorothy Lamoui
"NlrN.ImOlt' I Tioopen West by Foil> Pat khili. i
after Pearl Harbor he knew the Hindu of Feni, by Modeling Cm lei.NOSKICTION sure pulverized that island. Our stantly being performed by the local orchestra come to the auditorium.The .
main jtterest" the communi-
were
he had gained I office, but these are simply
kind of experience "idol of the islands" has a
Cloud and Weather by H. D. Grunt. ratio towers, barracks and gun:
In the Navy would be u'Ipful.10' htw..nt I Korean Policy Brains lit Horn, by installations. The only trouble mentioned as a few specific typesof program of good band music with
back' Into the Navy, and was Wai burg services tendered" by the Rfd I several floor show acts.
with these raids the fact that
I Our Flying Navy, by L'. S. Nat) was Cross at NATTC.Statement.
tent to flight school. Department.Out our fighters would get: first crack i The schedule (at the NAT'eehTra'en -
He was in the Magic City when Jungle Diplomacy, by W. F. at the Japs which of course was |I auditorium):

NATS wa set up in Miami, and Sands. what they were supposed' to do By I Today, 1800 and 2000, "Hough-
Tu/rlei for E\erjone, by J. J. Proskit -
had duty at Quonset Point. Last tier. I I but we in the bombers wanted our I i Iv', Shaking," with Rosalind u""-

December he was transferred to Second Chance by J. B. Whitton. chance, too." : Capt. Lynch On sell
NATtchTrfiCen, where he has been Valley and Us People ty Dtiffui and I After this raid the flattop returned Friday, 1800 and 2000 "Keep

ever since. Krutrh.--_._- -- / to Pearl Harbor, then Wake Red Cross DriveThe V our Powder Dry," with Lana
Right now he's calling Jacksonville Island in October. This raid lasted Turner' and Lorraine Ihn'

"home"; and Mrs. Rose is An NATTC man up for a rate I I two lave in which time Wilson I following is a statement issued Saturday, 1800 and SOW/ ,

>Mf, sharing his honor with him. answered the following test question I made five strikes in an SLID On by Captain J, B Lynch Com. 'Alaska.," with Margaret Lindsay

Ht will continue/ as a member of : one strike they let their bomb goat \ manding NATTC. in behalf of the I I and Dean Jagger, and
the staff at the Aviation} Fire Control I Q. What is a lucky bag? an ammunition dump current" Red Cross drive: "March! of lime"
School heie. A, A girl: who marries a AMM "You should have seen the explo I I II +I Sunday. 1500, "house of

.. ..z- drawing: flight pay. sion", says Wilson. "We just got I To all hands and: civilian personnel' Frankenstein," with Boris. Kar-
Military
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Keep| off, the graos. I Vm enough: altitude In time and as it at NATechTiaCen Jacksonville loff' ; 1800 and 2000, "Beyond the

n % i iSk2c ____ I Ensign (as they finished din wa we got\ a bad ''olt." will be asked to contribute/ to the'' Ills,.. horizon," with\\\ Dorothy IM-
ner): "Er, t'r- how about a little I The next raid was on RabaulIn I moiir.Monday,
ito Ship's Service" barber:> ) : 1945 War Fund Campaign of the
dear? November. "It was on this raid
demi-tasse now,
my I 1800 and! 2000,
? American Red! Cross whith officially
Do you have another"razor I Chorus girl: "1 knew it! You that history was made, when the hen today. : "}1pl" '" In," with Frjtl Astalre.
Hatter: "Yea, why? weren't treating me like this for battle was over we had lost three opens Tuesday, 1800 and 2000,
like to defend mywlf. all know and appieciate the I II
Sk2t "I'd We
: nothing!" planes and the Japs had lost O'E'J'1M I I. "('rlme Doctor's Courage," with
) ." fact that the Red Cross is on the i
..: -- -- I got: one and two probables. I Warner Hauler.Wednesday .
-M ------- 24 hours day'ery day.
--- shoulder !,trap is a piece of Boy it was a thrill to see our job a I II '''(tit; ), boxing I
I A.. around-the-clock) services at '
is an affair that planes In action, to nothing of Their
A necking party say I
ribbon. worn to keep an attraction match between =NATTC and Jax
of what
VMimlly) lasts until somebody! gives I seeing the Japs hitting the water. this command are typical I
sensation. olden (il lore .
from becoming the fbamplons.OFFICERS'
offer throughout country
givesout.Vt Later that month Task Force 5S they
in, Rives: up. or i ._ I ._
jx --
all --" ----
I was formed under Admiral Marc and in theaters of war In partsof

lUmonNr the lied ('ro..K rirhe. Keep the area clean. Mitscher and the first laid was on the world. As the war BOWLING
Tarawa. This raid lasted five I so moves the Red Cross,

I ., Phase AFC School Training I days and according to Wilson they I I at our very side, setting mO\'f's'l STANDINGS
Of I beaches while '
"knocked the place out of commis.! on the Tt-itrn \\'. L.
sion". Next, they took off for lets whine close.) And there they I AFlie Control 2M 17
Twelve terrain through the thick of it, to f'hy. TI ng, & \\ el. :l6 IH
Continued
on .Page_ countless different Oi cin*neeTWh. :2tt 19
help In ways.
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I Training :l6 in
Horace Checks Out I Many of us here already have A KM: / 16 29
P k I been overseas! where we have seen Dispensaty 13 32
t. I first' hand the Invaluable I --A--
Dear Public Relations Office: at opera
LAST MKKK'S K Ks: t'1.Tt
My amphibious training at Fort lions of the Red Cross The remainder Phy. T..nR. A N fl. 6ll5-7'26-682-2tl3:
Pierce is ended and I am now In of us have all\ heard the Ol d l n*net 6 -74iH>:> -:lrt2

the process of checking otit. Gosh, story of the Red Cross at fighting ,I -iA )-
EM 723-7.: 4-747-204
this is almost as tough: a job as fronts refugee ports, and of course Tnh.Dl Tllllnnla: 742-759-781-Z.n2!
all\ know about the provision of
taking beachheads. Understandthey we I II --o---
are sending' to the Pacific I surgical\ dressings bandages, blood "(xniittiyAt. 7'74-'rn3.9111-24AA
tOllt Conln.l 760-707-838-:23113'
and other life saving ma.
plazma
and to think a few years back- --
palm trees, moonlight nights! dancing ter' 1 and services Did you know, |I High game, Bunch Dlsp. 233 High
girls and soft music Wonder however, that during the past year set iln. Bunch. Dlp. 586.Projecuting .
._
,500,000 troubled servicemen and -- -- --- -
what will be left when the Mal inf'1I I
get through' Well, I hope to let 'I members' of. their families received Attorney: "You say
you know assistance- in many instances financial that when you visited the nudist

Many thanks again for makingmy helpfrom Red Cross! field colony on the night of the murder, ,..
a v+txAn ? Hundreds of servicemen
tlirectcts -
stay at NATTC so pleasant. you didn't do a thing; while there.
Ooodles of Mud. were assisted! by the Red Do you realize you are under
I I HORACE, THE "TURT." Cross field directors in li>44 at I oath?"

NATechTraCen, i I Old Guy : "Yes. and do you real.

I. AOO School Broadcast I I been Chaplain appointed E W.Red Andrews Cross' WarI has! l ir: that I'm over eighty T"

The Ninth In the NA'1 I'C aerie I Fund Chairman for this command ahead: !

:. of r a III I o broadcast All of you will be asked to con Sailor; "Go and telephone,
"Trained 1 Forktory" will be tribute to this great cause as generously am} If n man answers ask him why

Instructor and ttiulenfs of the. Ablation Fire Control School heard tonight over station as your mean will permit tht hell he Isn't in the Navy?"

,Are shown boarding a bombing planE! prior to a student bombing hop. WJAX from 1815 to 1830. This I nm confident that NATechTraCen --- --

From left to right Instructor 11. 1... Menke, AOMBScj: W. A. Cooper, program will rover the Aviation will turn in a record of gen. Have you ever stopped to 'think

AOM2{ II. I* William, AOMBIo, and I. A. Jlarfrky, AOMIc. The Ordnance Officer School. erous) contributions' of which we that the pin-up girl came In'' just

I ,pilot IK Paul gliofner, NAP. can well be proud. as. elastic went, out? *v,




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Raiders End Polish Un Gam6 For Tournevs Exhibition Match Is Slated



Season With With Golden Glove Champs


13-10 RecordNATTC's

It is beginning to appear that NATTC's challenging: box

fast breaking Air ing; team may wind up with an opponent or two after all. At
Raiders, who staged a fine comeback least new developments in the arduous campaign to obtain

start, after have getting wound up off their to a cage bad a .-fio-Vit are more promising than nf any time in recent weeks_ u_..
.NArllla, tossed a new challenge -
season with a record of 13 victories
in 23 to the crack Ft Bragg, N. C., Barnett Billy Ramoth, Danny Ro
against outstanding
games Army team, has renewed negotia- sati, Mickey McGuire, Alabama
service quintets in this tions with the Orlando AFTAC Dubose and Al Sinibaldi. Lt. Roy,
section of the
country. squad, and is mediating with the Womach, administrative assistant
Handicapped by practice difficulties Camp Gordon Johnson fighters. In to Lt. Rex Enright of the Physical
and the loss by transfer of addition, the local team is awaitIng Training Departm9nt, announced
five players, the Raiders dropped replies to match-seeking let- that a home and home series with
their first four contests and ended ters recently sent to five service the Orlando Army sluggers may
the 1944 portion of their schedule teams in the southeast. be slated late this month.

with only three victories In 10 Meanwhile, to keep the fighters Meanwhile, he Is hopeful of
games. However, the Navy club tuned up, an exhibition match has scheduling' the powerful Ft.
turned a new leaf with the new been slated with the Golden Glove Bragg' Army team, and has writ
year, staging a six-game winning winners of the tournament held ten officials there asking for two
streak and copping 10 of 13 dukesto last week in Jacksonville. Eightor matches
wind up with a 13-10 season nine bouts will be waged on the A recent item in Associated
mark, A card, which will be held at the Press Sports Editor Hugh Fuller-
The Raiders lost their final tilt couple of hot-shot netters at NATTO tune up their game In NATTC auditorium next Wednes- ton's nation-wide column was
to the sure-shooting Orlando enlisted preparation for the two tournaments, one for officers and one for I day night, starting at 2000. largely responsible for the chal-
AFTAC five there last week, 63 \\hltson men, which will start here 15 March. At left Lt. Joseph The Golden Glovers preferred'to lenge to Ft. Bragg.

to 46. The week before the localsdowDt'd gets set to wham a shot bv Jack Slvlt r.. SDI,A11', ,. ..<...ht... meet flu ..ssn.l. ATST7 k.."... Fullerton wrote "The Jackson-
-- -- - "
the crack Orlando team .a. OR an exhibition l basis: Instead of ville, Fla, Naval Air Technical
here, 43 to 41, In a double overtime Two Favorites And Four Dark-Horse an all-out match, as they did not I Training Center boxing team complains -
tilt. want to risk any Injuries prior that it has run clear out of /"'\
The Raiders ended the season to their entrance In the national opposition. Wonder if the sailors I '
with an eight-man squad and this Quintets Make Bids In Cage tournament. The Golden Glovers know about that Fort Bragg 2nd
group carried most of the load. In- Tourney entrain for New York City on 9 PTR squad that includes Cpl.. Al
cluded are Harley Collins, former .. March, where they will enter the Hostak, ex-middleweight champ,
Valparaiso star, Johnny Bittner, One league champion, a runnerup competition at Madison Square and Mike Haifa, former feather-
9 formerly of Brooklyn College and Interest SoarsIn and four teams with just so-so garden wei2"ht title contend@l't" "
Morris Park records paced the field in the The next day-itWomach': sent
Club of Long Island; open- Members of the Golden Gloves
Tex Washington of West Texas Tennis MeetsDemand ing rounds of the NATTC double team are five soldiers, Berk Horo- a letter up Ft. Bragg way, which

State College, Jim Ellor, only of- elimination basketball tournament witz, Steve De Luca, Al Wan- brought the following comment
ficer on the team who formerly for tennis Rear and activity last week, each winning two kowicz, Eric Anderson and Jim like from the our Mr. Fullerton, "Looks
played with a New Jersey engineering on NATTC's six concrete bedecked games. Catanese and three civilians, fight." Navy boys really want to
; ; Charlie Woddall. I courts have increased notably Third round tilts were slated I Jackie Blount, Ken King and Billy The local boxers
Middle Georgia Teachers College; in the last few days with Monday Tuesday and Wednesday Howard. last four have won their

f Bob Reynolds, semipro player, Navy netters at the Center digging of nights third-round at the gym, and the wind-up Ready to go for NATTC are Lou Camp Blanding matches twice, outclassing and
Avon
and two former the moth balls out of their play and several
prep aces, Herb game fourth-round Fugazy Charlie Dedmon, Eddie Park Army on two occasions.
Husvar and Charlie Rotman.Lt. in preparation for the officers' and games arecarded to-
(jg) Steve Stefani shared enlisted men's tournaments which night and Friday night.
coaching chores with Lt. Marty will start in two weeks. Bks 17 was the only favorite to NATTC Newsreel Aiccrewman Here Has
Karow until the latter's departure The tourneys, which herald the come through the first two rounds Blasted Jap Planes & Ships
when Stefani took over as head coming of Spring will get under- unscathed. This quintet, the A EM Continued from Page Ten Continued from Page Eleven
coach. Harry Meadows was the wa" on 15 March, and all entries, League champions, whipped Bks. Kwajalein which they bombed >
team manager. must be Jn three days prior to the 57 by 30 to 25::, and then downed rather heavily, but after hittingand again and this time there was no
Three starting date. Numerous players Bks. 6 by 30 to 18. opposition.
players were transferred running, the ship was attacked
t during the season, Clint Taft, have already signed up, with other The most notable victories, by Jap torpedo planes. This last Wilson by this time was fast be.
Roy Lester and Paul Cranford, entries being made daily. however, were scored by Bks. 26, ed for three days during which coming an old hand, but there was
r' and the services of George Keb- No great amount of skill is nec- runner-up to Bks. 17 In the ALM time the carrier zigzagged and still more in store. The force attacked -
b* and Hugh Smith were lost a ,e-jary to enter the meets, which loop. Bks. 26 defeated AEM- fortunately came out of it withouta Majuro, and then Truk in
week before the season started. are. open to. everyone at NATTC, I' Unit 5, ship's Company run- hit. February of last year. Wilson
The season record follow, in order Including WAV ':S. AH mat nas ner-up, 43 to 32 and followed About a month"or so later the I and his pilot got one big transport.
with Raider scores listed first: to be done to enter is sign up with through with a 48 to 26 decision task force attacked the island Later in the month the group,
38-Lee Field, 43. Lt. (Jg) Don Christiansen in the over the AOO Instructors, Ship's teaching fire control. Theory is which incidently included Air
33-Waycross Army, 35. Physical Training Department. Company champions. more condensed and new type Group No. 9, one of the most famous -
56-St. Augustine Coast Guard TIle tournaments will include Three other AEM League clubs mock-up boards give the students in the Navy, took off for
+ 33. both singles and doubles competition recorded double wins. Bks. 58 more valuable shop work than they Saipan. Here, the Japa met themon
47-Jax Coast Guard, 48. and finalists in the enlisted downed the Aircraft Turret five, had heretofore gotten. Voor- the way in, but that didn't slow
59-Cecil Field, 37. men's and officers' groups will 37 to 15: and the Police quintet, hies it was noted last Friday, had up our force. They went on in,
43-St. Aug. C. G., 50. meet for the Training Center title. 20 to 16. Bks. 19 outclassed Bks. dispensed with his rugged: (cor- got our planes off, bombed and
:51-Glynco NAS, 19. -fc-jaj- 2 by 37 to 17, and the Marines by rect) blue trousers in favor of a "shot up the island" and got the
32 to 21. Bks. 16 pair of dungarees. task force out without any dam-
47-Camp Blanding, 34. WEEKLY WEATHER FORECAST won over Aviation to the
age ships and minimum
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Fire Control, 25:: "I love sack" Gator is
36-Lee Field, 49. to 11, and my get- loss of In
planes. March of 1944
36-Ft. Benning, 54. Get ready for the opening of the then upset Bks. 60, champs of the ting married today. He and his Wilson returned to the States and
i 4-Municipal Airport, 40. swimming pools. Pleasant thought School League, by 35:: to 19. I bride-elect were off for Chicagolast attended the advanced AMM
44-U. of :Florida, 26. isn't it, when you read about the The other quint notching the night, where the nuptial vows School at Chicago. He reported to
54-Waycross Army, 37 snow and zero weather in Boston, victory column twice was the will be taken. Our wish for you NATTC, Jacksonville In November -
44-Welch Hospital, Daytona, 36. Chicago and New York. Commissary team, which: fin- and the missus, Gator, is that you .
54-Blanding, 36. ished fourth in the School: have a rich life together, full of -t-t1'he
:54) -Jax NAS Marines, 35. Have contributed to the Red League. Commissary bopped marital blessings. Ralston:
you Red Cross asks for
38-Welch Hospital, 39. Cross T Welfare, 51 to 22, and followed "Who was that ladel I saw you your sup
port.
45::-Florida, 34. up with a surprise win over with last nlrhtT"- friers: : "That
71-Jax Navy Hospital, 40. 46-Orlando AFTC, 63. AEM-Unit 4 by 29 to 11. was no la.delthat] was my knife."
Results of other From a few feet one finds it terday for Cleveland Ohio. Ha
56-Municipal, 65.:: The Raiders totaled 1,111 pointsin games follow: away
72-Blanding Medics 36. the 23 games to 965:: for their op- Bks. 61 over Cooks and Bakers, difficult to distinguish between plans to bring his wife and child
back. Gone
43-orlando AFTAC, 41. ponents. 42 to 33; Disbursing-Tech. Training Riggs and Ralston. Is that good, are those lonely
over Bks. Ifl. 27 f/\ 9!'5. Tltra OA or bad? nights. An extremely nervous
over Bks. 61,-34-to--11;' "1)lnky" Nichols emerged from his

. {WAVES At Play over Advanced Ordnance; ,Bks.18 18 to Unit 3's B. 1\(. Smith, AEMSc, AEM3c examination the other day,

6; Aircraft Turret over Bks. 21, passed hit physical for air crew slightly damp from perspiration.
26 to 25, Bks. 2 over Dispensary, man and expects his orders any He made it though. Congratulations. -
w C r' 40 to 24, and Bks. :57 over Masterat day now. Elizabeth Christy, .
C Arms, 56/ to 21. Sic formerly of Unit 2, has been The gang at Sk-V School fixed
Graham of Bks. 26 was individual transferred to Unit 3, where she up a neat, printed document as &
) high scorer with 25 points. has been aligned to the tool tribute to John Verdier, chief war-
Townsend caged a total of 35:: room. The boys welcome her. rant, who just got orders. We
points in the two games of Bks. 19. Has A. E. Sapp, AEM2o: and would have liked to reproduce it
Other high individual game point- A. I.. Moore, AKMlc, decided yet for you but space not permittingwe
getters were Haugh 23 and Speck which voltage reg N the better? can rnly add our well:wishes
19 of Bks. 57, Liddle 20 of Commissary ---0- to those of his Sk-V shipmates.

Maddox 19 of Bks. 17, Mo. R. N. Hoover, AEM2c, left yes-. Smooth sailing, friend.__ _
lash 18 of Bks. 61, Miller 16 of L n ---- :' ,

AEM.Unit 5, Corbin 15 of Bks. Spring Seems To Be Here I
r 16, and Pellet 14 of AOO Instruc
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\\-s Ie Wins HonorGuard .1i ;

Harley (Holly) Collins,
whose sensational play paced the
Air Raiders during the season just
concluded, has been named on the
all-opponents team selected by the
) : classy Stars. St. Augustine Coast Guard

Collins won this honor on his
play in NATTC's first tilt againstthe
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Stars. In the second game be-
NS Y'Y t 0x tween the two clubs, an injured ankle f'k
kept the former Valparaiso
} College ace on the bench.
I ,
4: Roy Lester, speedy forward who
was transferred In mid-season, was
named team.on the Stars' allopponentssecond

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T4 W t. The young kindergarten teacher Y ) .
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bowed effusively to a gentlemanon N; "Wnkr
a streetcar and then realizedhe
was a total Granger.
"Oh, I beg your pardon" the
schoolmarm stammered, "I mis-
Happy hour M no chore for gnus. quartet: ui \VA V.t.. urllrrs Mho po..e. took you for the father of one of Scenes like this soon will be commonplace at-NATTC- -a* Spring- ;
prettily for the cameraman before romping: around after' the little I my children" and its balmy weather" makes a bow, Water will gush Into NATTCTs
: I',' white ball. From left to right, the gals are Margaret Lewis, Dorothy --ii5f----- pools within the next day or two, the Physical Training Department)
IL I Id Srober, Helen Ha'ot still" R*: trlr/ alhoim. The Red Trim drive Id on. ha. announced. '
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