Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: March 15, 1945
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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VOL. 3, No. 1 ,15 March, 1945

f" An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training CommandU.


Red Cross Girls Spread Final SagaSquadron 01 Black: Cal

':: Cheer Among GI'S; They

Think They're Wonderful Is Written As

r About 99 and 44/100 per cent of the G.I.'s overseas 19 Men Decorated Here

; think the Red Cross girls are perfectly wonderful, says Dor- '

othy Martin, new Red Cross assistant field director here.
And Miss Martin ought to know, for she sports five overseas The final chapter of one of the most thrilling stories of the Pacific war '

stripes on the sleeve! of.her trim gray uniform.What's was written Saturday morning at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station when

t more, when you hear ner 19 former members of three "Black Cat" squadrons were awarded Presidential
tell It, believe It-despite the
fact that you being a Red Cross girl VALUABLE ADVICEIS Unit Citations for the role they played in the destruction of more

\ herself might bias her views than 250,000 tons of Jap shipping in the Southwest Pacific. ;

'''' slightly.l "You know" she said binding, AVAILABLE TO The story of "Cats" is one of black-painted PBY's prowling throughthe

\.. "those boys are so lonesome and South Pacific night, of Jap ships suddenly blowing up without warning, h

homesick that a half-hour chat ANY DISCHARGEESDo of ack-ack the darkness for
with an American girl, even If Nipponese gunners vainly probing misty a

she's not pretty or doesn't have deadly will-o-the-wisp that strikes out p.f nowhere, leaving a trail of guttedwar
a |ln-up figure, It something I qualify for educational aid vessels and merchantmen behind '
they really cherish.", There's just after I return to civil life? I CanI
not anything out there that'll obtain a loan to buy a house, Attached to General Douglas MacArthur's Southwest Pacific command, r
duplicate It. How Mould you like farm or business? How do I gc .
the Black Cats far ahead of advanced all the
r to spend all jour spare time about getting my old job back? swept landing parties way;,
looKIng at some
aJJpil. attention am I entitled to? Philippines, but their deadliest work was done from September 15, 1913 to
The charming assistant director These questions, and countless
; had lots else to say. Just back others like them are uppermost in February 1, 194.4, down around the Bismarck Sea. __
from a threeyeartour of dutyin the minds of servicemen and wom- It u.was then that n u, S. forces! "1
the China-Burma-India theatre en being discharged from the Army ttlach Cuts of PBY Squadron VI'-52 were just beginning their first ma- .

',"., she was bubbling over with tales and Navy. To help enlisted per- _____ I II jor drive to the north-and the
of how the Red Cross tries to sonnel here at NAS Jacksonville Japs were out to stop them. Down
make life for the boys a little bit being separated over the bumps, from Truk, Palau, the Philippine
more pleasant. Clubs operate in and to smooth their path as muchas and Japan Itself they poured men,
the cities and leave areas, providing possible, is the task of the Sta- 'I materiel and supplies.

L!: snack bars, games, music tion Civil Readjustment Office un- Most of these reinforcements
entertainment dancing lessons, der the direction of Lt Comdr. funneled through the great enemy
swimming parties, boat excursions, Samuel Appleton. bases of Kavieng and Rabaul-

sightseeing tours and the like.. Every enlisted person, male or and It was here the nightraidingPicture
\ The clubs are fitted out with libraries
female, being separated from the
I. reading and writing ( On Page 7)) k
Navy Is routed through this office -
rooms, game rooms with pool and Here, in an atmosphere of Black Cats (short for black-paint.
ri., ,.. ping-pong tables, and facilities for friendliness and willingness to help, ed PBY Catalinas) had their big.
a variety of small games. every effort Is made to explain to gest nautical field day, littering
"Where small groups of men are the person leaving the service all .ras>tMM the ocean floor all along the
scattered over a large territory we
: benefitshe southern coast of New Ireland
the rights, privileges or
provide Clubmobile service she
or she is entitled to. Point by with Japanese destroyers merchantmen
said. "We generally carry doughnuts
and cruisers.
I-- even
point, Comdr, Appleton over
h', cookies, coffee fruit punch,
reading material, small games, the entire program which has been From September 1943 to February
victrola music, and occasionally, set up for veterans, and he stresses 1944, the sea route between -
,: ice cream. Whenever there's a that the various benefits are not Kavlf'ngand Rabaul wa
one of the "hottest"
charity.One. shippingruns
troop movement, the Red Cross
of the principal things in the world-and the Cats
girls are on hand at the docks or
that an ex-serviceman must made It so. Their success greatly -
train stations to ladle out steam- .
ing coffee or a cold drink with know is what to do upon his arrival ., t: ;,,!:,> speeded Of'neralal'Arthur'.
sandwiches, cookies, or doughnutsas back home. Among other 'HA.1:: '< '" "'',: "''1i!''' return to the Philippines, and
things he must call on his draft "" ,.."' : :;.:'t' earned for the PBYs the cove-
well as a smile and a cheerful -
board or report by letter within ed honor of a Presidential Unit
word. When men are return- FEW AWARDS GIVEN
five days of his discharge. This Citation 1
ing from a mission, the girls are
usually there with refreshmentsand Is mandatory, and failure to do Through the terse phases of this ;
friendly cheer." so might result In trouble. 30,000 Medals Commendations citation shines the proud story of
Doss. Martin got Into professional Another thing that requires the Black Cats of the South Pacific

Bed Cross work back in speedy action Comdr. Appleton Received Since Outbreak Conflict :
March 1913. She used to do points! out, is applying! .for your "Outstanding performance above
quite a bit volunteer work old JOB oacK. n must DC done wicn- --- .. the normal call of duty .
back In her home town of Louisville in 40 days after the date of dis- I Less than 30,000 of the three anda "Pioneer service in changing the

and In Washington, D. C. charge. Seek VolunteersTo I half million men and women in passive, defensive search into a
The first lied Cross unit to be Other counseling is given also the Navy have won medals or letters bold and powerful offensive .
sent to the CBI theater was Persons leaving the service are reminded I of commendation in World "Striking dangerously by nightin
trained and ready to leave but that if they want to keep Help NurseryNaval devastating masthead, glide-
War II. This was revealed last
lacked a secretary. She was their National Service Life Insur- bombing attacks .
asked whether she'd like the job ance in force they must pay the week by an official tally of awards "Dauntless and aggressive in the
-and off she went. The unit premiums in the future direct to Air Station Nursery in made to Naval personnel since fulfillment of each assignment .
was made up of five other women the Veterans' Administration Dewey Park needs volunteers from Pearl Harbor. "To deny the enemy the sea

and three men. To answer all the questions and 10 a.m. until 1pm., and from 2:30: The hardest-to-get medal, as was New route Britain between. .New. Ireland and
made aboard
The trip was a to cover all the various phases of
regular troopship and they busied veterans' benefits would require to 4:30: In the afternoons, it has expected, turned out to be the Con- "Reflects the highest credit up-

themselves lending a hand in sick days, so just the high spots are been announced. Volunteers, It was gressional Medal of Honor with on the" United States Naval Ser-

bay and putting on shows for the hit by the commander. There are stressed, must be genuinely fond of only 61 of these being awarded. vice. a.
boys. After sailing around the hundreds of minor points that children and willing to help out In Next came the Distinguished Servo Today large percentage of
I. Horn and up through the Straits these famed pilots are at the Jack-
\ might come up, such as the wearIng ice Medal, won by 178 officers and
of Madagascar (about the same of uniform any part of the nursery programin sonville Naval Air Station, pass-
or legal
time that the Allies were taking .your In order to be sure protection that which they are needed. men.The Ing on their combat know-how to
that island), they landed In Karachi Navy Cross, vvhUh ranks student PBY pilots who will soon
Is familiar with all the Included in a days program
India. Based there for the fol- everyone right next to the :Medal of Honor take up in the Pacific where the
lowing eight months, they worked sized things booklet he ought which to know summarizes, a pocket- outdoor play, crafts, story telling, In prestige, hay gone to 1,963 Black Cats left off. It is part of

ceaselessly to scrape up entertain practically all the present benefitsis preparing charts, mending br people', and the Legion of :Merit this group that was decorated Sat-

ment for the servicemen. In those given each serviceman or painting toys, dressing dolls, etc. 1,399. Other medals and the number urday morning,
days, Miss Martin explained, there with of their recipients are as Among those receiving citation
were no Red Cross clubs. In De- woman. If you can help any day follows: ribbons from Capt Herbert E. Re-
cember, 1042, she moved on to Only those leaving the service these activities you should come to Silver Star 3,931 gan station commanding officer,
with honorable ; Distinguished
Delhi, and in view of her experience an discharge or 321 Graham Bldg., Jacksonville Flying Cross 2.683 were the following members of
; Navy and Marine
under honorable
discharge conditions
in recreational work, she Black Cat squadron VP-52: :
of Laura and Forsyth Sts,)
(comer Corps Medal 1,931 Bronze
are eligible for veteran :
Lt. Gardner Miami
transferred to 'clubs, establishingone Joseph Fla;
benefits, the civil readjustmentofficer or telephone 5-5734. Star Medal, 3,395, and the Navy
there in February. In the Lt. (jg) Edwin L. Byrd Houston,
...... Air Medal 7593.\
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The lormer'lsgrantt'Cl :
meantime, one of the girls In the explained. Tex,; Lt. (Jg) James H. Fuller
original group had gone to Kun- at present for disability March Addition To The tally also revealed that 1,355> Worcester, Mass: ; Lt. (jg) Max I.
ming, China, and opened a Vic- Incurred subsequent to enlistment letters of commendation have been Hoffhines, Topeka Kan.; Lt. (jg)
tory Club there-the first in the or for a disability existing Library Of Music awarded by the Secretary of the Henry M. Kalstad, Grand Forks,
whole area. The Delhi Club was prior to enlistment which was Navy, and 3,722 by other delegated N. D.; Lt. (jg) John II. Lamming,
the second to be set up. not concealed at the time. In March additions to the record- authorities, and that four in- Hutchinson, Kan; Lt. (Jg) RobertA
both of these cases the sailor ing library of the Station Music dividuals have Maxwell
Additional personnel arrived 1 received the spe- Vinton Iowa; Lt. (Jg>:
and Miss Martin was transferredto must have a minimum averageof Room, announced yesterday Include cialized Life-Saving Medal.Of Marshall Miller, Charleroi, Pa
Assam, India. She had the 3.0 In proficiency' and 3.23 in Symphony in G Minor (Mozart interest was the fact that the Lt (Jg) W A. Quinlan, Scituate,
whole province to work in, and no conduct. For disability In actionin ), Concerto in A Minor for I Army doffed its helmet to the Mass.; Lt. (jg) Benjamin Rogers,
club. So a two and one-half-ton the line of duty regardless of Piano (Grieg), played by Arthur Navy to the extent of !I Ft. Lauderdale, Fla: Lt. (jg)
,,.I chassis was obtained from the previous proficiency' or conduct Rubinstein, Le Sacre Du Prlntemps the Army Distinguished awarding Service Philip Sheridan Passaic N, J.: Lt
Army and a special body was builton marks, a person Is given an hon- (Stravinsky), Tristan and Isolde I. Cross to 40 Navy I (Jg) Edward R. Stell, Sea CUff,
men, and the
it-presto, a Clubmobile. They orable discharge.A -Act III (Wagner), sung by Mel- Soldier's Medal to 47. L. I.; Lt. (jg) Martin V Watts,

started making the rounds, Miss discharge under honorable chlor and Herbert Janssen and --_. Flllrmount; Ga.;, Lt. (jg) Roy. M.
Martin doing the driving until they conditions Is given for the following Duet from Act II of Parsifal" To Celebrate.. 'lie Chandll'r
and ,March 4: Curbs Ray Allen and Ellz-
secured a Chinese driver. : (Wagner), sung by Flagstad ,
ieth Mohnlke.: March 5. James L. Moure -
She moved to Calcutta 'in September 1. Disability due to own miscon- Melchior. Mass for the repose of the soul and Ruth C, Johnson; March 7:
1943, to the new head- duct. This popular leisure-time gather. of Comdr John F, Robinson, Chap-1 Miry Louis Cabrlet and Margaret
quarters. The area was dividedup 2. Disability, whether or not in ing place is located on the passageway lalns Corps, U. S. Navy who was Ida 1 Uillard Larsen;and March 9: James Alenider .
Mary Nell Milford
,> and she was made assistantfor the line of duty, if marks aria below -; between the station chap recently killed In a plane crash chard Mulberry Jr. ,and Jane I*; .
the Western India ':Region, 3.0 In proficiency and 3.25 in els. The music room Is open all will be celebrated tomorrow in the nnYJ March 10: Willi, G. HarknrM ..

Continued( *n Page Seven Continue on Page Seven day and every evening until 7200.t Catholic chapel at 170'). ?tester id Geraldlne V. George Goodwin and Mary:' Match u. Metea 111:, '


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Page' Two JAX AIR NEWS ]15 March, 1945

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1 ,I LAST WEEK' an Ohio sergeant .. 1 V. '_;,.. ',' \ .
earned undying: fame and a placein '/, ,

the annals of American history ,. '" ': ', "
i by virtue of being the first American t.: '';'' ''''''' 14<'
soldier to cross the Rhinein fm.
the recent big; push across that 't
ultra-important barrier into Ger-
many. The press radio etc., told
the world about it,

Ijamea "Jimmy" Gaughran, Cox +
twain, USNR of Jersey City and
MAS Jacksonville, who reported
here after three years at sea in
various war theaters has a similar
distinction, although it hasn't been
a publicized in the same all-out fashion -
as the feat of the Ohio sergeant -

The Ohio sergeant when he "' "
crossed the Rhine, ttlgnalled what ," ,'.
Wf' hope-we he--was the beginning '
of the final Allied offensive ,/ : : .5
action in World War II, and :< .: ;,
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.noghran earned a distinction ... ," ,h'Jl.-" '''!'\if'1J''''
at the other l'xtrt'm-.n the : ;. ." '\ ,""* ',::'
first occasion when the Allied :, .t w It.1 .. # ,. SI
switched" from the defensive to ": \ ',
the offensive by. Invading Africa '
hi 1942, being the first American
3 to set foot In Africa In that historic -
move, which marked<<1 the
beginning of the end for the
And that is not the only blight '
spot in Gaughran's navy life Smiling t '
Jimmy has a bookful. Someof ro ,
them are: Being; a crew member t t ,
of the world's largest battleship

the- Iowa, and having been ak.. P.. ,
aboard: the world's largest troop F w ?a' t k ;
transport: beingaboaid a torpedoed : & .d< ship, and he has the distinc- a r ,
tion of having been in three ,.
branches of the naval service- '-. :. taM A4tl'.K,. '.
amphibious general, and now In ... ..'
aviation at this base. ,. "..g """"" .. ,,,.., ,
Gaughran was aboard the battlewagon -
which took President Almost unbelievable) in its operation i* the new Cardox IIrp.fI l1tlnlt'; truck which has just arrived on the station. In appearance
Roosevelt, Cordell Hull, Generals thin, 22-ton fire-eating monster !In something straight out of Buck Rogers. Just watch this baby !go Into a'lIon-(1)( A thick loud c.r.
Marshall and Arnold and Admirals black smoke spirals upward as plane burns fiercely; ((2)) With a ('02 fog pouring from Its two mechanically operated nozzles sad .UN I
Leahy and King to the Teheran ground sweep the (' rdox truck rushes up to burning plane; ((3)) Truck Is almost on top of plane JIll two crew men bring Into play one
Conference at-Casablanca in 1943. of Its two hand guns; ((4)) Closing in for the kill; (5) Fire out, total time elapsed about one-half minute
What's more, Jimmy had the ..
occasion -- - -a-

the marked Commander by a conversationwith Chief, Lieut. John Perry |Roaring Inferno May Be

FDR "A gentleman-friendly,
and democratic"' is how he described Named Aide Evans In MatterOf
: the president i Extinguished
Two days after the North African

the landings converted, Gaughran luxury was liner aboard when Off For Sea Duty &> E II I Seconds By C02 Fog

an Italian submarine sent a torpedo
into its hull in the Mediterranean Lieut John Russell Perry, US- I A great stride forward in combatting dreaded gasoline

After that dunking, he NR Memphis, Tenn., recently was fires which often accompany plane crashes has been made
was returned to this country I appointed aide to the Commanding here at NAS Jacksonville with the acquisition of the first
aboard: one of the world's largest Officer Capt. H E, Regan it was Cardox truck to be used at a Naval air station.
luxury liners and the war's largest recently announced by Station officials .
Working with almost unbelievable sneed. the truck is
trttp transport Lieut Perry succeeded With the recurrent chorus of I
His experiences: | aboard the I Lieut. \V Frank Evans of Sara "Let's hit the road again, Coach! capable of completely blanketing a
Iowa were memorable On that ,.. the lucky Meven WAVES who journeyed ,I flaming plane with CO2 fog and zle, the truck carrying two cf
leviathan of the briny he "listened" with coach Verla Hill and foam and extinguishing a roaring : them. The shaip-pointed tip can
to the testing of its big Jay Gee Junior to Orlando for a inferno in a matter of seconds.The pierce the skin of a plane with a
guns( all of which were fired at bit of basketball with the Rollins I' Idea of smothering; a gasoline ( I quick stab, enabling the firemanto
<'-n order to determine possible, damage of the entire tiip It seems ,that but it fo. the design of this firefighting I .All these nozzles spout (-.J1) at
: from concussion. Sixteen the gals couldn stand all the truck, and<<1 the speed' low pressure, but in addition the
Inihers and the Inehers bellowed space. when they were assigned a with which<< It tan accomplish its truck! has a foam MS, tern-r'ar-
at once. "I'll never forget; that," I w7 X33 "t k sr huge room apiece with a big (gen task, that makes it NO outstanding r)'ing 300 gallon of pre-mltMl{
says Coxswain Gaiighran. >or I > uine) bed and a closet, one to every I .' Kmbodjing entirely new' I foam Supplementing" the O 2,
will\ he forget battle experiences I WAVE and lonesome for their l>rindplf'lI"hkh_ enable It to approach the foam in squirted out through
on the Iowa. cozy bunks, practically all piled right up to the fire, the I four outlets, one alongside lbs
The big ship took part in the I i I into one room in the college dormitory truck shaven precious minutes no//le eui the boom, another fIn
historic battles both in the Atlantic 1t'4 : that it was quite a shock to I from the time formerly taken to the nole mounted forward of
ard Pacific He saw the giant find that they had to be in by complete! put out a bla/e>. And the radiator, and two hand|"
Iowa sink! a Jap cruiser from the' 10:30: but having heard about rules when It is remembered that to unbelievable: distance of 16 miles! I .from) the Navy, they said "Can he. effective In saving the live of the truck a* well a* s>pwlng
Since donning Navy blue (the I dol" and did, that the coach could I of an)' I persona aboard, a fire from the ground-sweep. The ('it
day after Pearl Harbor he has I y- stay out 'not her hour,-and did must be extinguished in less than puts out the flame, and the foam .
bun in Canada, England, Ireland, It seems that the Rollins\ a minute, seconds saved might blanket the fire to prevent<< a-
Scotland Wales, Spain, North and i team offered the best tompeti- I mean the difference between life ref lash.

South Africa, Panama, South t.m.i..... f\t... t..HA. iLOAkfin._.._...... ttlflBlO'll........... lll.....*.lp. I and death. Th r@ arf' thrp. .Jf'l'h.\C' n..... .
America, Australia and in practically I outdoor court wasn't too smooth I While the Caidox truck does not terns I in the truck. an hydraulic) '
all of the "war' islands in 1I that they apparent! "liked us appear at first glance to beery system an air pressure system,
the Pacific with the exception of I letter after we beat them," and unusual, a closer examination reveals 'and a C02 pressure system. The
the Philippines. "were really good sports," that 1 I many unique featuies built-in refrigerator: plant operates I
He waxes ecstatic in talking of supposedly eight minute quarters I Leaded. and with a full crew, the on regular: house current special
life aboard the Iowa, 'Nothine stretched into twelve and tech- truck weighs about 22 tons It is hook-up permitting the crew to
compares with it," he avers, Someof ._.,.a_._..)1..., ."..,c_ "_._..._.."_ .n..o. __ v.c._..__- .1..._.. _1't w '''<'''+', .". ,..n.....'."_ IIJf..._.lli.. ,.).. If'ft I ".1.1...'V.._ 1'_, a_ .nul'l''y...__.. 'WHnvu'':''''M'' ._'"__.'_."1_",_.
its features are: Free laundry ; Lieut. John Perry fore it wan over, something: ; long: and 8 feet, 6 inches wide It ''to pull out the plug: The refrigerator -
service, haircuts tailoring, shoe that Bobbv'n famllv added (41 the 'has six-wheel drive, And from keeps down the pressure! cf
repair, and many other free ships sota, Fla, who was detached for cheering on the sideline; that i there on it departs from the conventional the C02 ,
service conveniences One memor- sea! duty. Jay' dee Junior really made a I I Lying on top and pa- Although' the new piece of ap-
able phase of life on the Iowa was | The new aide to the Commanding hit with the college girin. laud to the liquid C02 tank behind paratus is the last word in modern

a 97 day cruise without once drop- Officer joined the Navy in Jan. It seems that those two bagsof the cab is a 14-foot boom which fire-fighting equipment, it does! not
ping the 'hook".-anchor to the I uary 1943, and was indoctrinatedat fruit the Ship's Store Ashore ends !in a 22.inch nozzle Operated operate as a one-unit (team The
landlubberCcxswam. Jacksonville. He was assignedto donated were avidly appi eclated on from a control panel Inside the cab fire-fighting squad on the field is
Gaughran, who is now this base ,the' following month, the bus, but oh, doc, the stomachaches I through an eectro.hydralllic svsi composed of three vehicles, the
stationed at the Receiving Barracks after the completion of training, just before the game, that i I tern, the boom can swing! in a 270 John Bean hi.pressure fog truck
here, where he is Master at and has served here since in I | degree arc and can be
varied one of the thrills was stopping to I brought cli- which uses water in a fine pray,
Arms plans to go "overboard" capacities. He has been personnel I pick honest-goodness oranges ie"tly overhead and, straight forward the chemical truck which is being
completely: in June when he takesa. officer of a patrol bomber and blossoms from roadside groves; I Another nozzle, this one replaced by the Cardox, and the-
Jersey City bride *s his} )ift'I squadron! ) and a fighter squadron t that even civilians stand in line ,,18, inches in diameter, is mounted I Scat' truck which carries! the
partner: I and has served as insurance offi- en a special bracket forward cf
in cafeterias (but asked the {'howhounds rescue squad and the man in
.va. cer for the station not to eat from the trays), the radiator and can be swung at charge of the entire fire-fighting
Allied Soldiers to Shun Lieut Ferry is a graduate of I that "}d<>m" Hill had to make reveille I a and 10 degree arc as AHI a, below crew This truck keeps in touch
j above the horizontal This by radio) with the tower .
Southwestern University, Memphis, to assemble the crowd at a operations
Italian PoliticsRome from which he received his degreein drowsy 0700 for the return: that cab nozzle is also controlled 1 from the When the crash bell sounds nil
CNS 1933. Before entering the service; the housemother complimented the I three rush to the scene of the
( ) An order dis- A
ground is
eraire In he was engaged in the insurance girls in blue upon their appearance I the front sweep mounted en' crash, receiving instructions while
business in Memphis, and consideration; that the marine truck it bumper to pitted the en the way, to save' precious KC-
approaches the
He is the son of Mrs Chester R guard at the gate who tried to Insist On either side of the truck fire II ends .
ate In order to learn how
to Ufif'and
an IL) card from Gee
erry of 1498 Linden Ave, Mem- upon Jay mounted hand guns and
nozzles maintain this new
,his, and Is married to the former Junior was foiled by an untravers whkh: are brought to
play on the
Miss Eve'>*i Heeler! Tunica, Miss able barrier of suitca es in the fir by men cf the crew These against fire, CBM Morton H.
aisle and that the feeling liatchelder, fire chief, and Aided
At present Lieut Ferry and his ; general are attached to
and be
can U. Hoek Ins. MM2c of Put,lie!
fvife are residing l at 3759 Ander- was! "Take me back to the played out on reels) A novel Works ,
on Jacksonville.. Nagy; college. life Is too tame! equipment is the bayonet r1f't'f'f.t noz- week course recently In!underwent Chlengo' a two-




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Industrial Flying May Be Al. Opcnina; Ol "80t" Club I : :.

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; l Key To Post War AviationBy P.t.- f '

i Camp Newspaper Service
The Civil Aeronautics: Administration j

believes that more than.90

\ percent of post-war opportunities

job related to aviation will ,
\'in within the field of Industrial I

Flying:, That includes flight instruction I

crop dustinghunting of REPORTER

animal pests, forestry, power communication I
and oil line inspection,

aerial photography, fishing indus-1

air try,freight.chatter. flying and light I i QUESTION: (Asked of Sail-

Some of the possibilities in each ors)
of these categories are listed as I''I Do you mean it to be complimentary *
follows by the CAA
when whistle
Flight Instruction-! distinct
possibility of steady employment in at a passing girl?

moderately active market The
Civilian Pilot Training Programmay
New Milford, Conn
be partially revived through a'
I whistle at so
only pretty girls,
future appropriation by Congress
I must intend it. to be'.complimentary I"s
which has legalized the extension' t
Sometimes whistles have yp
of the program for 2 years. As private !
I echoes, if you get what I mean.
planes become easier to fly, I
the Flight Instructor will probably
W C. WARD AMM3c, Yakima,
Into salesman-Instructor
change a
i Wash.
who will teach each purchaser as
The cave men made themselves
part of the sales contract." I
understood before languages were
Crop Ducting; -- "Considerable
I p
evolved into understandable words -i'
increase is expected in crop dusting I Without it I I do _________ .
realizing ----- --
guess ,
and spraying of insecticidesand clubhouse for Negro personnel, wan held last
to be the Official opening of the -804" Club, recreation !
mean complimentary on ,
larvacldes; in destruction of Saturday afternoon. The Club Is located east of Junior BOQ and has a dance floor, piano, game rooms! \
occasions when I whistle at a '
insects such as grasshoppers, fruit I ing eyeful.GILBERT. pass "Juke" box, and Ship's Service facilities An Informal Inspection wan held between the hour of 1630 !II

fly, and other destroyers, through I I and 1800 Saturday, refreshments being served to a number of guests who attended the event. .
use of highly effective new poisons '

developed during the war Already SEDELLO, F2c, Winslow ,I and hlanJs
burned-over rangelands have been Ariz "Step O I It"t1SOCamp Jft'o BOIII'M Vero'V VFHeJP) r

reseeded from the air where plant Of course it's complimentary I I By Camp Newspaper Service
think those girls who are NOT The Bonm (bo-nen') Islands lie
ing on the surface would have been
impossible or too costly, Other whistled at should feel insulted I Show Plays along one of two routes to Japan In Air TrafficControl 1
will from the south, the other being
crops, especially grains, probe
ably be planted by air just as rice ROBERT S, ROST, S2c, Ashland, : TowerControlling

is now." Ore .Tomorrow Night"Step

Hunting of Animal Fet: I'm just the kind of a guy who

"This started as a sport, but has likes to make the girls happy SoI On It," a new USO Camp >r .>kr .."; ff4' traffic In the block

developed into a profitable enterprise whistle at 'em to make 'em feel Shows revue, plays here tomorrow of air in which fighters train is the
Bounties and sale of skins of good. Complimentary? Of course it I night at the Mainside Auditorium. ; :Ai duty of the WAVES who work in

coyotes, wolves, etc., pay well." is. The best in variety entertain the Air Control Center of the NAS,

Forestry: "Smoke spotting, car I ment is offered by these artists, entertainment Vero Beach, Fla WAVES at the

rying of fire-fighting parachutists, SCHOENHERR, W. E that has proven itselfon station also serve as parachute rig.

dropping of equipment and food to I've had the habit from away stage, under the spotlights, and gers, storekeepers and yeomen but

fire-fighters, radio directions to back--I whistle at them all. in leading theaters and night clubs the majority are on duty In the

a to ground crews. I throughout the country. The top ACC. There are monitors, plat

Power Communication and Oil DAVID BAUHAN, ARM3c, West flight performers will give out with ters, status board keepers, control

line Ini'>petion:---"Low level flying Caldwell, N J. gay music, hit songs, unique novel tower workers, dead reckoners and
to spot and report breaks,' I don't whistle-I growl. Like 1 ties, and feats of skill in a fast radio direction finder workers.As .

leaks and other trouble, long before this: OWoDOOOwooo.! -' -ool/ moving, diversified revue that is WAVES

the ground inspector can find them. That's all, brother. guaranteed to amaze, amuse, and : :;\\i i4t i and monitors write, down the the conversations receive -

This is being carried on now to a (Asked of WAVES) delight. of pilots and ground stations

small extent, successfully The war Fid Gordon's nonsense' with various A
Do consider
it a com I
has produced many mote miles of ,you I the violin has taken him twice I complicated system of abbreviations

oil and gas pipeline, and power pliment or an insult when you, around the world, delighting audienw has been built up so that all

lines." are whistled at ? of almost every country : BONIN IS of an extremely rapid transmission
Aerial Photography:-"A steady with his humorous chatter, absurd can be recorded. The monitors

increase of good pre-war business DOLORES HEN STOCK, S2c, De- antics and 8f'1fmO'keryall i Serve as a check on the correct radiotelephone
is because of better troit Mich.
expected, it \'IoUn'lrtulIO.. t procedure for the
equipment, more experience, etc. I don't mind being whistled! atit's -
Paul Cadieux, a French tenor, I i pilots and as a check in case of an
Photographing of private estates, those "cute" remarks that usually -
made two global tours before the Yet. NQ accident _
real estate developments, golf accompany the wolf call that I IWO JIMA
war, entertaining at hotels, thea- I The plotters work in the main
courses, mapping for survey, crop I I annoy this little tal.
II I ters, and clubs, in some of the most room of the ACC on a huge tilted
planning, soil conservation, flood the Asiatic coast running
fascinating cities in the world In nearer of the east Florida coastline.
control, restoration programs, map MARY HORALL, S2c, Chicago, III this country he appeared in many northward from the Philippines I There map indicate the track of
making, etc, are logical extensions I I certainly don't feel complimented. Broadway hit shows, including The through Formosa and the Luchu the various i
airplanes going
Spotting of cattle, other animals on The boys who whistle at girls Islands
Vagabond King, Desert Song, Fifty the
range, and census counting of are not showing the proper respect Million Frenchmen, Artists and There are 97 islands In all, but through area

farms and game animals can be I to either the girl or the uniform. Models Robert and Showboat.Bud the total area is less than 30 Other WAVES work on the
done by photography Far be it from me to follow the square miles. They are of volcanic status board which provides the

"i"hiDeInduIotr): .-- "Spotting pattern set by the gals of the Gay Carlell and Rosa Is a novelty origin. The name Bonin is a corruption controllers with much information

schools of fish for commercial fish Nineties but I don't care for that whip cracking and rope spinning of the Japanese Munin, to pass on to the student pilots.

ing boats, and planting of fingerlings kind of "introduction," act. :Bud is an Oklahoma product meaning "empty of man," which This huge blackboard contains information
in remote lakes difficult of with the drawl of the prairies and was the condition of the islands concerning the pilots in

access by ground." ANNA MAE BLEIL, S2c, Phila- an tmcanny skill with the rope. He when sighted by a Japanese explorer training at the station, showingthe

Charter 'yIDI-'This has always delphia, Pa can flick a cigarette out of his wife, in 1593. flight number, the pilot's radio

been an important item in the I don't pay any attention to It Rosa's, mouth (hasn't he heard of Both Great Britain and America call sign, aircraft designation and

industry. It is expected to Increase And I think the-sailors who do it, the shortage, tie her up in knots at one time advanced claims to the number, the time of takeoff and of
and the knots untied and Commodore Perry established landing and the altitude at whicha
Along with it will probably be a are merely indulging in a pastime whip islands-- ,
oth&r tricks. coaling station there in Is to be worked. It also
sizeable rent-a-plane service barely that is no more harmful or mean perform many a problem
started before the war" ingful than they mean it to be One of the clearest, acts on 1853-but relinquished their rights carries the latest aerology reporton

Light Weight Air Freight: the Mctory circuit U thin nian- In favor of the Japanese, under clouds, winds, and temperatures.

"There will be greater possibilitieshere CANDIE CAMPBELL, S2c, Nashville w oi an-dog unit, Sally, Jack, and whose control .the islands have WAVES working on the status
than in any commercial trans- T( nn. \fawr.jit' ftullt, tumbles and May- been since IRfit. board are In direct telephone communication
... 'Thatd h L'iiti"le'-irrl;; : ;; Theg.eililand.. Chichi Jima with the control tower
port field War cargo planes, converted ; depends on the circum- rot, Imitates In
can load tree-ripened citrus stances. If walking along tie her Jack playa the violin, (Father Island) Is 12,1 where two WAVES keep logs on
Its harbor is an extinct -
in Florida, unload them a street, I would interpret a whistleas sings, and juggle. 'A ferry pilot circumference. flight information and any changesIn
crater, now
,.trult. later in New England the first move in.an attempt to wl'i the Army Air Force, Jack rounded by heavily forested hills flight schedules. Thus the status

and return the same day with' get acquainted. At the beach, in a was shot down over the Aleutians than 800 feet, which board is up-to-the-minute.

freight or some product native to'I bathing suit, I would expect to be received<< a medical discharge rising entirely more ships in the hare Helping pilots who are lost is

Northern States; Middle West restaurants whistled at Being whistled at does and rejoined the act after bor from obscure outside view, The English the job of the WAVES who stand

can serve Maine lobsters not stir any serious reaction one three months In the hospital name of Chichi Jima la Peel watch on the radio direction finder

caught within :24 hours, or berries I way or the other in me The Three Swifts have been juggling Island and the harbor, on the west When a pilot requests his position,

fresh from the West Coast Experimental --- --- since they were boys on the I shore, is called Port Lloyd. these WAVES quickly give him hU

flights of such common farm in Stuart, la. They've played The Bonins consist of three steer toward the base and his distance

vegetables as lettuce andspinachalready Men Who Quit War repeats at Radio City Music Hall, I matt' groups, Muko-Jima, Chichi from it, Other WAVES track

have been flown more than Jobs Face InductionInto Loew's State, the Capitol, and the Jima and Haha Jima Iwo Jima planes by dead reckoning. :By fig..

1,000 miles and sold at a profit Roxy in New York City, as well as also is Included under the same uring wind direction and velocity,

With fleets of scheduled and non- Army the Majestic in Chicago I administration as the Bonins. To- indicated air speed, altitude, temperature

scheduled freighters, the possibilities tal population of the 97 islands is and heading, they are ableto
A line of lovely dancing gals !
Washington (CNS) Draftagemen .
are enormous. I about 5700. The northernmost island keep account of the exact location
who have been wowing club and
"The fields who leave war work without of the .
various mentioned I is about 500 miles from Yo plane.WEDDINGS
hotel patrons for the past three
permission are being inducted
above the CAA -- -
"are -
says only kohama.
is the Six Kitty Wolff Girls.
into the Army even though they years
the framework for planning Imag- Climate is semi-tropical.( Plants
below the minimum standardfor Their past play dates include the
ination and ingenuity can lead to are general military service, the Hotels Astor and Commodore in consist of palms, ferns, banyan
still wild beans and taros Animals
more opportunities. Although trees,
War Department has revealed. New York City, and many leading
we have listed these suggested I chiefly are bats. Sharks and The f were per-
The being given four clubs and hotels in Philadelphia. weddings
men are lIOhgSI
fields in Industrial Aviation from apilot's other varieties of fish abound in formed *.
weeks basic training at Camp Ellis The Hotel Grady, Atlanta, Ga.. '
it waters 'well as turtles I eh, 28: Lewis B. seale and Aubrey
standpoint should be the as
remembered Army Service Forces Training booked them for the entire summerof B McKlnney Richard C. Hendee and
that each enterprisemust cente near Peoria, 111. Upon com '43, and the summer of 1P44 '- Carol 11. Walsh I March 2.Elizabeth Harol
and Helen
operate from an airport, and pletion of basic training, those found them at Neil Deighan's in Nice Boye: George Horton and MargaretAnn I
tonust be backed up by the jnen on with urgently needed skills will be Camden, N J., for another entire \\oodaid; March 3: Henry C.
t he ground--mechanics, repairmen, offered a chance volunteer for season. One of the girls served fora IilJik Jones and Beatrice A, Kalrtj Ether: J, '

radio operators, field managers, war work, and, if accepted, will be year with the WACs and was .. _. Clifford Buffalo T.and Williams Grace Buchanan and Vivian Connell Frances:

welders, metal workers, traffic placed on inactive duty in the enlisted honorably discharged.Mel 19S9-"Racial honor demandsterritory Arrt: Bernard M. Panogher and Lottl 4
controllers, tower operators, weathermen Belle Chandler:
subject to la
and aU the other allied reserve, Hyman, pianist, is the musical and enough of it. March 4: Curtis Ray Allen and Eliz.abeth
Those who do not volunteer may conductor for the troupe such a struggle there can be Mohnlke; March 5: James 1. Mo
professions. be assigned to war work as uniformed !- consideration for worthies Clure and Ruth C. Johnson; March 7:
The CAA ot'ers the results of its soldiers drawing Army ---' "as and not New Orleans (CNS)-Wise guysin Poles, Ceechs" etc. Ground Hilda Larsen; March 9: James Alex
a guide as a "
survey pay New Orleans are using cigarettes be cleared for German praaanU. under Dillard and Mary Nell Milford: I '
guarantee." Statement made by Alfred Richard Mulberry. J r:. and Jane 1.. !
"The aviation industry," it says, predictions must be predicated on as bait to lure players to 1.BerU. Der.ny; March 10: ,WHUs. Q. Harknri ..
board and iron claw" devices Rosenberg, Nazi Ideologist, deraldlne -
"will exist only as a part of the general postwar economic condi- punch and Goodwin: March lit;
'*' the police have discovered. .. Chester V. George and Mary G. Nleteo.:
total economic, structure: and any


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t -- The Wolf. by Sansone, i

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Public Relations Office Room 221 Frotentant Chapelt Muslin Bond aad Birmingham AT*'
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The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. Chaplain H, W*Andrews pieachlng
Naval Air Station Jacksonville, }Florida by the Public 'A Miracle That Can Happen Tomorrow"
Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copies ()fl.\}.. .Sun ', ale distributed tree of charge at the Naval Air Station, p ? a' I l llnQ-V.. S. Naval Hospital Service prenchlng f) M.
Chaplain Lee Davidson
the Naval Air Technical Training Center the Headquartercf 1043: -General Divine 1'f'1'11'f',
the Naval Air Operational Training Command. Naval Chaplain S. W. Bell- I..preaching.
t Auxiliary Air Station Green Co\e Springs Naval AuxilIary "The Way of the "Cross-Calvary" \.1._
Air Station Cecil Field, the Naval Air Gunners' School IKsV-Thilstlan Science Service (Small 1 Chapel), '
the U. S. Nasal Hospital, the Naval Auxiliary t Air Static: 1845-Vesper Service-S. M. C. L.-Bible 5Jtu ly. J
Municipal:I No. 1, and the Naval Auxiliary Air Static Catholic rhuprli Militia JKoad and BlrmlHgHam Arena*. ,
0 Mal' t.
( -Mass.
Captain Hel bert E. neR n, USN ImoMane.o4Ys0Mama. ,

Jacksonville Commanding Naval Officer Air Station W 'z: c 11:(>>--Mass, j
L : 1700-M..ssChrUlln
Captain Joseph B. Lynch. USNR "lure. "Srrilrei Menli Road and HlrmlnhiitAtrnue. .of
Communcllng Officer '1
Naval Air Technical Training Center 1100 Small chapel.
Latter !>">' ".Inl.' !Small ('bapse.rner( .( Mtiktln andBlrmiatham

Captain John J. O'Malley) (MC), USN 1000 Mutual meeting. (Wednesday)'.
) Commanding (..HlCfOflJ. Jewish KHItloiit Serrices! and FrlluKkhlp H..... :J
.' Naval Hospital I Friday Melnaide., ]815-Small Chapel, Muslin and Birmingham :

Colonel Martin J. Kelleher, USMC (Ret.) Tueadll1:1:1.1: : :Chaplains' Office. NATTC.. '
Commanding Officer\ Tuesday, 1700-lfOO) -Chaplain's Office Yellow Water' 'j,
Marine Barracks NAGS
Flml Thuisday of each month 17< 1&1O. Chaplain' ON ",
Commander Edward E. Dolecck USN fire NAAS.. Green Cove SprlnKH.
J iF Commanding Officer Second Thursday each month :36.10-1HOO, ReadingRoom -
Naval' Air Gunner School NAAS, hlay Fwrt. 4
Third Thursday of each month 1300-16.10: ( Chapel. lax
Commander Frank T Corbln USN Municipal No1--- a j
Commanding: Officer .
Naval( Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Spring
Navy RadiProgranls fJ i
Commander Michael P. Bagdanovlch USN It-art you sure its Miss D'Arcy?
Commanding Officer "
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field TIU'KSDAVSen -

..&. --- -- "; lee Time"-W.MHK! (CDS) 1700-17.10 ))
-- ----- --
Commander Salem A. Van EH cry, Jr. 'Navy IIrRdllll.-\\'JIII'*, IHO.VIKIfl

.Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air Station Officer, Municipal No. 1 Thy'dIJ'c; I "Trained For \\It'lor-\\J.o\X IRIS-1RlE) ,,1
e ReconciledThe 'The 1'lrst Line"-WMBIC (CDS) 220 ::!30
Commander M. P. Merrltt. USNR I I'KI DAY"Sertlce_

Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air Station.Officer Mayport /Secretary of the Navy once made the statement "The :: 'Time" WMIJIC (ellS) 1700-730
f tailor are hy law allowed Spirit hut being persuaded that \\hl'4- I I "Na\y: :Netts"I'JAX I ,010.1 7W
Col.VllllanTT.;;; }; USMC (Ret.) .
Lieut \8nll.
Commanding Officer\ key IK a more wholesome drink a!* well as a much more "X8IIpRdllnf'W.JlIt. 1805-1810:
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe one, I am anxious to introduce the n>>e of it Into lOur Navy generally /SATl'KDAY

; but this cannot he Immediately effected. "Assignment Home"-\\'. Bit (CHS) Jl)30-1.lO)
JAX 1.AIR Republication NEWS' receives of credited Camp Newspaper matter prohibited "1 have therefore niade experiment: to Introduce It, and the "HalN of 1\lolltp71111\a"-\\1)JH{ (Mitt.) 1800-18.10
without permission of CNS. \Vur Department, 205 E. result hat satisfied me that in time the Sailor- will become l er.fectly .Meet Your .Navy"-\\S\\V (Blue) 1030-2000 "
42nd St.. N. Y. C. reconciled\ to .it and probably prefer It to Spirit. Our annual SUNDAY; I
w consumption of Spirit is about 45,000 gallons. I would for "Uh.1'JI'c'kt't C'hlllr"ItUt (CBS) 1IO.VII.10)
the ensuing bear engage: 20,000tallnn'l/ of whiskey" hut it must "Pacific Storj"VJAX: I (NBC) 2S30-2IOO: :
Slep Up The Tempo' he pure rye whiskey of 3rd or 2nd proof and one fear old If to .MONDAY: -

be had." "II.! S. Nary BaiMl"-\\MAX (NBC) 1230.12J.\'
As things move toward a successful culmination Birr DON'T JKT: KXCTTKD KKLUWS.: That was! a statement "Hill Nalle, 1'lanl..t"-\DlntC 30.lfiU

of the European end of the war we Made back In the early 1800'a Secretary: )' of the X8\)' Koh- .I'r\h.p..nlll. "-Vt.Mltlt, : (CBS) 1700-17.10)
should remember that it isn't "over, over ert /Smith and Included In a summary of the history of the Supply ":\a\y New -W.IAX"Navy 1750.IS5 1 .
Department Issued"' on the eve of the 150th annl\erst)' of HeadlineH"YJIIP 1141)\-11110.
there" True we've made most satisfying
yet. that branch of the senlce. TUKSDAY: : -
but at )least' some Americanshave
progress t'r\h'f''I'I/IIe'-WMmt (CIW) 11110.17811)) 1
'the --- --- -----
been a trifle over-optimistic in past. "Navy III'Rdllnl'I"-\\JlIt. 1R05.18tf1"Singing j

In brief, it is well to remember that we Clothing Distribution Center Sailor"VJAX 1X1. .JIIiO"1 :
our before \WKDNKSDAY::
chickens theyare
should not
Has Resulted In Reduction Of I'r\I.f' Time"VMBK, (CBS) 1700-17.10 '
hatched.In ":\8\)' New,*, "-WJAX 1750-I Jj\\: '

beset from the normal every side course, as of Germany events i is a, nation mightbe Prices On Uniforms For WavesThe _"Navy__ JI..adllnf'-WJIII"_ IRII.,:!."!IO. i

expected to surrender. Not so with the procurement of WAVE uniforms was taken over by Navy i'Itjn; ;jill A'/UI';ie Stltwlulv' '
Nazis. Hitler and his henchmen are stillallpowerful Depattment on Jan, 1, 1945, with the establishment of the Women's
Naval Clothing Distribution Center in New York City. The distribution Tlldar-"IU-\TJUn"tH.: Edward: (t. )Hobinairl 1
in that nation, and they are going of uniforms and accessories continues as in the past through t.lenn lord. A repeat showing of a grand Na\y ,
to hang on as ]long as they can in the authorized retail dealers.and ship's! service stores. Under the new arrangement picture.' 0/1 '

hope that some miracle will save their dirty a marked reduction in ceiling prices for items of uniform ,I 1"rlclll-"I.tA:;. IT TO ULONDIE.: Penny .
a ssesKories and insignia sold at these stores became effective Jan. 1, !\In/Ieilln.' / In this one (the Biinisleads get Into fin,,n.cial .

hides.Above all however we should rememberthat The prices of some of the more frequently purchased items of uniform difficulty because, they holh|| draw| check for 1
are listed below: I the same ('harlt). They are "wued this time hy the ,
the European phase is only part of the Former Maximum Present Maximum young-tier. I

war. It's entirely possible that we've got an Retail Price Retail Price I'iRlurd-"Tllt: ''.'\.'OItU: Tilt A1INOK," 1

even bigger job in the Pacific. Service blue uniform $25.00 $19,80 Kay Milland Jinger Koger Kepeat. J3flO show,
Service white uniform 15.60 12.65 only. ;
AH of us want to see the war over withas
Seersucker dress and jacket 15.00 10.75 Sunday="IT'S A PLKASl'KE; :," S< nj" HenJe.rilmed I I
quickly as possible] -and when we say Seersucker dress 8.00 5.2. In technicolor, thin U the utory of ..n Ice 1
"the war" we refer to it from a global] stand Raincoat 35.6 28.2 skater who marrieH a Morthlmit but IrrWuiiblje, lie i 1

point. We want as few casualties as possible Lightweight raincoat 15.00 10.M hH-key player She .sees him through hit \arioiin", .
Overcoat 42.M 32.M f'Io'III"tdl" until one he. of life .tee'. !
as )little grief as I possible in not thousands | day steps) out her :
Navy blue shirt 4.65 2.95 cause he realizes' I he htxnd In the sexy of her MM- ;
but millions of American homes. Reserve blue shirt 3.50. 2.M She i
cess.' Pc'omf'tl a dancing/ and ttkatlngotar, sod
There's only one way to insure the quickest White cotton long-sleeved shjrt 3.50 2.50 eventually she IN reunite) with her husband. 1

ultimate successful] outcome. That is for White cotton shoit-eleeved shirt 2,95 2.10 .Monday-"OIMKCTIVK: In'n 1 A," Krrol Fl> nn. j

everyone the home front, be they in the White rayon shirt 4.M 1.11 2.95.85 The' story of a crew of paratrooper, led hv Fl.>nn. ':
Chambray shirt on a dangerous niU.Inn hehiml the. Jap 'llnei In
buckle down
)life to
in civilian
service or Reserve blue smock 4.50 3.35 nil rllla. I
do a ]little bit more than they have done in Wool slacks 8.00 6.50 TueMlay-"NOTIII.\i Bl'T TKOL'IH.K; Laurel ,

the past. If that policy is followed it'll not Dungaree slacks! 8.00 2.23 1.70 6.00 and hardy AH chef and huller in R wealthy home, ;

only speed the successful conclusion of the Black handbag o- thee two romicN heroine involved In a plot l 141 oils r- I
der an exile! t bol y king: whom they un"ltUn.I 1
] the
over-all war, but will help to hurry up rescue, s '

collapse of Nazi Germany.Don91: Entertainment \Ve -- -- home (M.kliif( not certain.)

Fail I Them/ {I Features : '

Cabaret danri mid floor Shaw, >('(>
Are you constrained to become trifle Vlcter!1lta! ? 04"1-:11I0.>fl ri:: ISO. Church A .NewmanWrpMllnc. : \[ ) oflOt/lePaPeis ;

indifferent about your job at times? Unquestionably SALTY HUMOR FROM Main A 11..,., Si.. arena I -
it is difficult for some to see where lofts) dmliiion ..rtlre prroonnd ..Mr."Mamft I Biggest lahup facing the married serviceman\ ,
HERE AND THERE It And Take It" radio lirnadratt stationed in the Stales is the matter of finding a
their contributions to the war' effort are of from king. I all, Cliurrh sod :New. 'shack for his family.If .
man !'OI,...., llll! ; lollnurd liy >' < ('<> the he's
vital importance in the overall picture.We lapld Promotion i ,irl.rflle duncr. .Mrrrhmidiiie mid poor guy happens to have children
don't believe anyone can deny that How'* "'Ill) 11m doing in theN cash priaea. I snafued from the start. % 1
.. ]leaders have done marvelous] job duringthe levy 1'"Oh i Id.-t'.e :Motim, 1'''", (hunh Let him try to locate a place for his mate ami-
our a He reached thegrade mill :Nrttiian Mrrctii, ::111\0: ; "Tie 1 babies; 'tis a miracle, no less, if he succeeds.Of .
more/ than three years that we have, been fine AWOL and next: fhp 'r Bini.." rkpfrUlly! *rr nd far mrrl course, this situation is partly due to the
involved] in the conflict. We've ('onfl' m almost going of to make him a Court) <-il linileil.SnliinUv i-oiiplrii! Kinilo men and wonirnulna housing shortage&: the increased! demand for living j

utter helplessness] !; to the position of Marshal:' (rrM'ii' Insure, lKlniiil space near Army and Navy bases the lack of new
I Auditorium, :Sllllll: / -?:))00. Open ll louse, : buildings because of the war's drain on construction
the greatest! military power on earth, thanksto and lnti.rrn.il llmirlni ('.rl>. Anicrlinnl mateilals. These things, we men in unifoim under
the leadership afforded us, plus the cooperation Vo :Shrinking VioletHe tlwn home, 'ftI M. Cliunh Mrrrt. ( stand.
Do shrink from kissing forms) hence drclieklru( ). I so,
of millions of individuals carryingout : you But there is an angle that we cannot swallow.
( h nil mid\ -NrwnMii :'--Irrrts. 2lii: -23iU.I : : .
the policies outlined by those leaders.] ? if I did I would be I I !'ound.y-t. ri ffre and l Doiuliinil, Reference is I hereby made to the barnacle-crusted,
She: No I'1'01"11 lit /'hur,'h and| :NPHIIHII, 1 Ill \\ shoal-heat 4-F or female civilian landlord who
And you should] remember that you'reone nothing but skin and bones. I'orrllb. :311 tt. I Ilinitl' topside" Khindnf .- I has "space' to lent and yet refuses it to a tlel'\'lct'man.

of those millions of men or women carrying 'Him 1'rmpleAshlr5|stuii.,11. llulot and 'Mipix-r,11111'1 MrrrU.IJl JewUh simply because a kind Providence happens to have'

out those policies. Somewhere along: ('orrrc.t 1'I'ttc'hl'r'hat'. the twain ? j : llnllrt' !Mi"I'| '''. Floor show, mil blessed the poor fellow\ with offspring. That THKBLUEJACKET
iKforiiml insure, I !'On. (hiirili and \f\v- firmly believes, is a new low in
the route those "in the know" have decreed Willie: The twain Is sumphi Fun oirrrl, I8(.\. souring the milk of human kindness.
that job is part of the wareffort.We're that run, on a t" l\'k. I -'IOIIIIII.-lIlIn.1' and Flour h..w. _
your a '. \TIIE DLUE JAC1 };'r.
1'" ", ::11 I\\ HIM | )street, 20:10.: WI'
willing: to believe] that they're right. 4 I Tui-Nd .v-Noting. .gin and HemfrMrri'ln I. ....,

They've been<< right a vast percentage<< of the An "A" At Last ,;lac.NedneaslaIhrnla Arrnal. : ailmlnhlon suttee per.amnel I Bowling enthusiasts at"this station have at their
lime. I It happened during t the rush for and .'..slag In- disposal the finest equipment money can buy and
gasoline ration coupons" and the slruclionr. Informal! llanre, .I M'. ;)m many man-hours dally go into upkeep and conditioning -
To you your job may seem' unimportant. scene wa In an American high 11. Ikntal! 1,1'.1.| 1100! : I of our alleys. Why then do some players show
1 You may l be inclined to shirk' a trifle. Hut, as 11001. The whlte-lialred teacher at I I 'holographic.I..II-.n.llarkriiuin.* loan. Mwraie atailable, and a' I their complete lack of appreciation of the equipment -

I' as Mid before, somebody has felt that your the table !looked up and grinnedat !>n. alt n l ..ii.r:<.|rrrt. I I and the efforts to keep it in good condition
is ; and if you fail to hold] up I the man standing before her I I Vfi for continued use by DISREGARDING THE FOUL
;job necessary, In hand. In LINE AND LOFTING
application Sign;: "lortThe world may THE BALLS T
your end you're ]letting,: down those boys who -Well," Mie cried "after all come toAD end soon so please pay Let's! take care of what we have! OBSERVETHE

are perishing; on Jw'o.or succumbing to Nazi I theme yearn, I am able to give' you i your Mils now so we won't have I OUL LINK) DON'T LOFT THE BALL
cannon fire along the Rhine. an '.A.." I I to hunt'' all dyer hell for you. t' PATUXENT'' TESTER.


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15 March, 1945 JAX AIR NEWSWLt I PageEivI y''

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I Here's Tall One Seaman Jean ''Grey Ladies" Tour Dispensary 1

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1 But It Won $250 Tells About ci, 'wa +t d P

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of the WEEK For Pfc. G. Bowe ExperiencesDear va


t. .... ". Pfc G. C. Bowe Huntington W. Fran, -
Va. at the U. S. Naval Hos- j
There's nothing: like seeing where
pital National Medical Center
the other fellow works, to give a
Bethesda Md., recently won the top -
a new view on her own set rT1
\1 person
\ prize of $250 for the 'Tall Tale"
up, I've decided. Some things seem
Kate Smith liked best.
better and a few are but
Private Bowe is the first of the worse
the beneficial part is the realization
weekly $250 winners in the con
1I. that there's always a balance
test Kate Smith has thrown
I. open For instance, we went over to Cecil
for service men in and Navy
Army Field to visit a couple of the girls I
hospitals Ten runner-up prizes of I who used to be stationed here and 1 I
I $10 each are awarded weekly, A
were transferred about a month !
grand prize ,of $1,000 will go to theseason's I a
Theydidn't want to but H
ago. go
best "Tall Tale" on the I :
should hear them brag that
you up
broadcast of June 10.
station nowl It's all in recognizingthe
Here's Private' Bowe's "Tall
I compensations: they that
Tale" and have to admit thatit say
at first they missed the variety of
is tall
a one.
activities large base the Ships
Ij on a i
"I was in a fox-hole one night on '
Service, and the seaplanes. The
a tiny island in'the Pacific. It was I I
worst thing is the difficulty of going ., i J
so black outdoors had to push ,
i you _. .
ashore with only infrequent -<< '
away the darkness with your buses. But now they agree that the I I Rd Cross Grey Ladles make a dally tour of the wards at the

j hands, All of a sudden. big Jap activities of asmaller field are more :Malnftlde Dispensary" to aid and comfort the patient. Here IlkhanlII.

j shell came over and exploded right fun because everybody knows everybody Carlson Sic Is on the receiving end of Home Ked Cross cheer a* n

'/ near where I was crouching It ; thatt work progresses I' ;Mess John T. :Mauler left, and Mrs. Glover Taylor, right, proffermagazines >>
made a 50-foot hole and the explosion
faster because of the and cigarettes.
j same reason
lit up the whole island just -
Comdr Leo K Jensen train- for a second. Forty yards ahead and folks care what happens to

. officer of VPB2-1 is another of me was a giant banyan tree and each other; that fighters are good How It Feels On Grey Ladies Were ,l

of the many youthful Navy officers hiding in the branches were 500 sky-birds to watch although not as 1

J assigned to highly important tasks. Japs I was alone I had no weapons thrilling as seaplanes; and who
Not yet 30 years of age, he is the But being a quartermaster I cares about town anyway since it's Beach At Waikiki Given That Name

,. commanding officer of NAS Jack- at least had a needle and thread. more trouble than it's worth'Quite !

sonville's largest opt'ratlonallraln- I took the needle and thread and I a revised attitude; but

ing squadron.The !11 threaded it through the edges of then, we're s'posed", to be adapt ..As WAVE Sees It In World War I IThe
veteran "P boat" pilot was able and I that'
that shell hole Then I pulled the guess one way
born on 21 :May 1915 in Fort thread and gathered up the hole to practice it. They live! well In 1 To the WAVES News Letter, Grey Lady Corps of the

Dodge Ia., and received his educa- I like a tobacco pouch With one arm nice room in a concerted nO( Virginia E. Beinecke, Ylc, of the American Red Cross is not the real "
tion in the public schools of Des 'i I pushed the darkness away from with\ a snack bar in the lounge, NAS Honolulu has written of the ''title of this band of volunteer

Moines. He entered the naval academy ,' in front of me and with the other I I'I' and a good supply of athletic gear landing of the WAVES: "On the I workers In official Red Cross cir '

at Annapolis in 1934 and graduated '' I dragged the sewed up shell hole for sports.You >> I morning of our arrival we were on cles they are known as the Hospital .

in the class of '38. 'I'11 sneaked along the ground till I I asked about our meals and the sundeck as soon as the black- II and Recreation Service, but

Reporting aboard the USS Maryland got to the foot of the banyan tree, if we really\ get the meat and butter out was lifted to get our first view during World War I the servicemen ..
Immediately afterward as assistant I Then I unloosened the thread and and fruit, and various items I of the Hawaiian Islands and we I dubbed them "Grey Ladies"

division officer, the young I let that ragged old hole lay flat you're having to do without be- i' weren't at all disappointed. There by virtue of their grey uniform

ensign remained with her until i on the ground. In order to get my I III cause they supposedly are going to Jutting majestically out of the turquoiseblue smocks, and veils. ,

March 1939 when he was transferred II strength back,, I ate 600-K-ratlons. I the armed forces Yes, we do, I expert waters of the Pacific The corps is one of many com
to the USS Tucker. He served ,I Then I shook the bayan tree with' I've eaten mote meat here ina I i with the morning sun casting a prised within Red Cross Volunteer

as division officer of the li Ut"rI both hands and the 500 Japs fell week than I used to in a month I halo 'round it, was Oahu. As we Special Services and !it renders

, ship until July 1940. The Tucker I off easy as Christmas tree decorations since I was never much of a meat- i rounded Diamond Head and came friendly, non-professional aid in
had made an Alaskan cruise and : I pulled the string tight and I eater anyway. I'd gladly share I in view of Waikikt Beach there ;: both civilian and military hospitals

had then sailed to Pearl Harbor. : walked home with 500 Japs in the some of it with the hungry peopleof i were 'ohs' and 'ahs' and much and dispensaries at the approval

While there Jensen was informed bag": 1 the world if somebody could craning of necks We waited in I and request of the military.

I that his application for flight I ______ I think up a way to get it to them. I|I Honolulu Harbor for the tugs to I I Their services to the sick and
, training had been granted, and he turned, and Jensen was named executive Also you wondered if we actuallycall i'pull us into dock at Aloha Tower wounded include organized recrea '.;.

was ordered to Pensacola. Grad officer. In September 1942 it "chow" or if that's just a | then glided into port to the strainsof 'Lion in wards, furnishing games, .

uating In April, 19(1, he was assigned i'the base was again shifted this funny-paper term. Sure it's chow a Navy band playing Anchors I reading material and health and

to VP12 at San Diego. 1 I time to Kaneohe Bay. i and that's a perfectly; good word. i Aweigh' and 'Aloha.' At the dock comfort articles providing and ar-

Iwo months later he was promoted The new exec led the first detachment I You get used to it, it fits the way ', were hundreds of sailors in white ranging flowers supervising holiday

to lieutenant Junior grade. of the outfit down to Es- the Navy serves food. The WAVES waiting for a glimpse of their Navy I ward parties and decorating

1 When the N<|iia
Pearl Harbor in (k tuber" Jensen while the rest followed a month we miss table cloths and napkins catch the first group of WAVESto running personal errands shopping

tnrvr manent base. In June they moved 1
Upon arriving In the Ilawalians to what's served there, and we can I "Our fourth day in Honoluluwas I to patients
.. the I Tulagl for patrol and dumbo operations to town dinners I Requisites for becoming a Grey
squadron's designation was! There the outfit bas- go for special whenwe the BIGGEST day because
changed to P24 and It was I want to remember that we're that was the day on which we re- Lady are based on aptitude and
ed ashore and the men had to
has vl at Ford Island. I still ladies. | ceived our assignments. There had i recommendation, as well as a special
pitch in and build their own living
1 20 hour
On the morning of December 7, quarters. Xo word from Kill and how i! been much speculating on the way course designed to
1 the squadron had four planes in I I'm doing a bit of worrying over about the type of work we'd teach non-professional volunteer
During the ensuing two months service to the sick
I the air, all on regular practice I I whenever he slips 1 I >> Into my j be doing and to which stations we'd Minimum
hop-i. Jensen was in one of them, I the airmen picked up 460 downed I thoughts-whiili 111 next to con | be assigned; this was the day on yearly service is: 150 hours, and

flying with the squadron command. pilots and crewmen and wounded I stantly. It seems! an If he's had which those questions would be most Grey Ladies give addlt.1oMI. i
from the New Georgia campaign service time to the these
: er. They were flying south' of the' ; time to arrive and send back answered We gathered around corps
In the midst of the tierce! fighting I I I days in view of the
\ the Women's shortage
., ; entrance to Pearl Harbor when word with Home (due a't to the Reserve Representative I
1 suddenly it was noticed that a during: the invasion, the squadron location. It'" unsettling" : not to I, like children around a Santa I,I nurses.
slipped in right over the enemy to know Claus Half of the discoveredthat -
I minesweeper was dropping what even the direction in which\ girls
seem**! to be depth charges. This evacuate the wounded at Enogal to think toward him. II they were to remain as part Commercialsw.

.J certainly I I was unusual, they the first time seaplanes had ever Dogwood makes a pattern of of the complement of NAS Honolulu ,I :N TEL: )

1 thought, but unaware of what was been employed in organized evacuation white lace against the sky becausethe A small percentage of the. Will pay rank. far !.!. Model! a s.1ear
to scheduled of wounded personnel. Re- branches grow-out i other half was assigned to staff i I. ...od condition. J.I, ('*r| 5...
J they proceeded as horizontallyand
come peatedly the Japs strafed and to*, .:.t. 8 H.
: to the rendezvous point. It the trees are tall enough that' headquarters in Pearl Harbor and Late ....011'1 automobile (preferably'
; a was while there that they Intercepted bombed the PBYs as they squattedon you're nearly always looking up the remainder were assigned to ford'I. Will trade 111:1.: ford (."....rtibl.
.) a dispatch revealing that Kula Gulf loading up, failing: to through them instead of at them Maul, better known as the 'Valley 'dan. in god roodilfoa or all ra_k. II
bring to a halt their errands of 1"11'101. cull Zat. m: 0"
I II Island Each station is fas-
like a
Pearl Harbor was under attack I a bush Contrasting with i theirueiicacy 2-sass after 1750.
mercy I .A'na"n....... .. IUII_ AI", .., .Ua... Am"..... A .". ..,_ ...: ..._._ ...
1 At once they returned to rearsHarbor I 01 arrangement is the solId ""6 "44a. S.".1 VL U. "a ca" n.ik ir r- T .rur, s ewverr.me
1 passing Just to the south The closest shave the commander mass of color in azaleas The Is heir to some part of the beautyand .da..up.*Write for '39 t. te U.'41"."a mdiam K. alias.l-dor, vtKt ......

; departing on patrol in accordance ever had came one late after- flowers are fragile, but so thick glamour of the 'Paradise of the N\s, lake. Pity.
J{ with pre-arranged plans, Numerous noon in the middle of June, He had that few leaves are visible It's Pacific: The reason we are so enthusiastic Furniture for i room (ease. It, T.
flights of Jap planes shuttled flown supplies to the coast watcheron truly a beautiful season about our new home is Manly' un,

by but none of them bothered to Vella La Vella escorted by a As ever, not only the fact that it's unusually', Kltrhra at,FOR bedroom sAi.F;(4 pi***) net.
'I attack the lone patrol plane. Theoutfit half-dozen P40's. Headed back towards Jean. interesting, but that it's ideally sit. ,' brdroont tug .n, door lamp, radio,
had the task in Tulagl, the escort command. --- uated with the mountains in the ails rag, S rid (.bl..., ..."... table. :3
assigned piece living lull. ..
1 just such an eventuality of patrolling er suddenly broke radio silence to background and a beautiful lagoon Mare *l. (hlrf Vtratarr leasing ISIS n r. aboal H...
'\ : (search of the Jap fleet. i inform Jensen that he had inter' Japs Used RocketIn at our doorstep, We couldn't ask r.,'k M. >*>,

but it was nowhere to be found I cepted a message telling Jensen to Defending Iwo for a more perfect setting ',' room studio mile ranch,kitrhrtl 11.1... roam ..lte< ....... .

I That afternoon they returned" I fly southward and return south of "The' Hawaiian language is composed for Uiprrtioa all day M.Mra Available. t. I..
the "Slot" the name given the Pacific (CNS--The) Japs used a of larluw, mi (mbrrlaiid
only five vowels and Koad
i I* base to>> find it pretty>> niu h I seven
In a sliimblfH. They managed to I waterway which splits the Solo new weapon, a 1,000-pound rocket, consonants and it rolls gracefullyoff 'I'r one. complete llvlaf room and .bmlroom
ultra. Hrdruoni
suite .
In their fight for Iwo Island The con*! o( a
mons from the east and west As
land without Hindi trouble, and shell the tongue Already most of Hull) wood bed and rh*.t of drawer.
A.. their hangar wan among those this course would place the ntsqual'E'ly was described as having a us have Increased our vocabulary' Will aril In on* lot, l'hon K.l. Ni.
nose fuse and I .
a rocket motor
j not ruined, they slept there on over powerful Jap to five or six words At the present Krdroom, liUnr .
i room kiUhrai for.nlluri
Gunnery said
J .. base at Munda Comdr. Jensen continued I I experts it probably I time we're all 'malihinls' -.
( .tallt alert" for the next four 'was launched (new- lontart Mr, 1)er, ,>lr..>.iua
.. to take off at flying eastward for awhile by:! jet propulsion, comers), but when we leave here I ... sir.Uianionl
< < > -ready a mo- carried |(I :
before through the air by rocket ring. 16 carat in plalUnm .I'a
heading south, thus avoid- at the end of I
incut' notice.\ bore" eighteen months, we ...
Everyone a '*I I power and then detonated by the line (ontart *: tohrn, J-8HII orrl
j hand trying to square things ing Munda, When he got back to' fuse shall be 'kamaamas' (old-timers). ]| : No. til.

away, All available guns were t his base safely, and found out thatno I I nose__ _______ ._ ___ ___ My ignorance of the language has 1 (I'M' Inroln I.'. VVallrn Zephyr,, Marine four dour HarrarkK.wdn.ontart .
kept miHinted.' Every blI)"'" reaction such message had been sent he Clara Elizabeth Crawford of San i been a source of amusement to a ext:: N o. 8'ftl.
was that despite the wreckage I realized the wily Nips had sent it':' Diego Calif, on 12 August 1910 few 'kamaamas' On our tour of''Furnished, I trailer' located wear Air St...

before their eyes damage I in hopes of luringhim over Munda I The couple have a son, Leo R., Jr, the Island I observed that there I I lion!<>t., ,llMvry will aril 1'ark.for UJf.U9. :34S,\ Taylor

mull as this biniply couldn't be I where a large flight of Jap planes I I aged two and one-half years. Their were a number of signs along the i Portable typewriter. J. C. Hrklinir..
were airborne waiting to jump him. road which read and rud(. *:<":{.
wrought by an air attack. It just home is in the officers' quarters 'Kapu' remarked IOsT

didn't Seen possible At the end of August the aboard the station. to someone that it seemedto llook, "Tim hunt Have a Stop" by
Luckily, the squadron hadn't losta squadron returned to Ksplritu I Like so many of his fellow offi- be a rather large town. It seems .\Idotu. Ilu l ly, at bus atop at York.

man In the air or on the ground; for a mouth, then went bark to cers here, Comdr. Jensen Is an out that 'Kapu' is the Hawaiian word'j I, to town It.and" Muntin.: lont. Reward i If r''t.r.'' r. r. Roam 110,
; Jr.
awl when things began to assume i Hawaii/ and finally to the States< I doors man who likes to fish and for 'Keep Out!" !Silver< i Idcntiflraton bracelet with IIIXI.pa- 1

an aspect approaching normality, -In October. Jensen left the outfit hunt although he hardly finds time ------a.Si -- --- I (ravineJack (,. tinker, IIHNAH", on .

the wreckage was cleared and rebuilding reporting to >.%*i JatUson- these days to pursue either of these USSR I.Ut Nazi Casualties front ward and Ki-turn serial U aamltrr r'*-3 ))hl..I.Inll.III-Sa.. K,.
began.' The squadron resumed title on I 1': o\ember, 1913, and I pastimes. Instead he satisfies himself London (CNS) According to Kill*. Ill, Officer.

flying routine patrols. i was assigned as O-ln-C) ol flight with a victory garden and a the Moscow radio, Germany's loai- rOUIUNT:
Next the moved to I training In Vl'lt2't. lie was fast of in Union I ll uM. roam with adjoin! .
squadron game tennis squash, or es the war with the Soviet $n. tl per week. 1741 *: ...i'eb' "
Are -
Midway for advanced base operations ( I named training officer of VlMt- badminton lie dislikes being tied i' to date total more than 10.1>00- Also double' room ISM per week
shortly before the battle. As # L in February, 19l &. The following to a desk, would rather be In the 000 men, titans Z-74M. (K.th at ..... addrfwn.>
there facilities monIII. he loMs air. He doesn't I..vrly rorarr room with private bath
was what
were no or personnel upped care? kind of a ----\JoiI- -- Mr Offir,r aad wife fhoaa4l
"* <
for overhaul jobs, Jensen flew present" rank 'of lieutenant- plane he's iri ;p.*' long as he's flying, Denver (CNS) A, stranger Mr. 'Ward.. [...... 4WI Ortega RlriK
back to Pearl Harbor, remaining commander. Last August thy t yo but he has a soft spot in /his heart walked up to a treat, lady and rOK IhIRE:
the r e to supervise maintenancework I'-boat squadrons were combined for ,the aging, lumbering, work, slashed her in the stomach. Thenhe .for lloro beginners*"*;?,at Ma.and_lia.prrfoaeeal 1
During this interlude he was ,with Com Jr. Jensen at. training horse of the Navy Air Corps .the saw her face. "Excuse me1," h
promoted>> ta lieutenant. About a officer. Catalina; Flying' ,Boat or: In fILm, apologized, ,leaving hurriedly "J,I I II''b rid*. Take ljtkinore" ,.,r"N.: S liiwl

month later that ;squadron also re He was married to the former liar .language the PBY thought ;you were my wife." J j.I'hh atablm.0 i.5siL-al bad :Jala I /a Wa4''f .Baia Star


Six JAX AIR NEWS 15 March, 1945Ii.

I Marine Fighters Snare Station Basketball Title' .;

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RUNWAY ... Charlie Long Paces ':

\(\ '."''''f'ff. .rt"A 1" Marines Victory

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... ..f '"'' ;/ ,..' ': J" .. True to form the heavily favored "
I) .,t.' i':. '. I ." ..t:;:'" t .- ,.. Marine Fighters captured
'" 1.-- c: the Intra-Station league basketball .
h ;; <
: j '" :... :: :.> championship Tuesday, but the'c

Uy Bernard Kahn Y3c surprising Salvage team, despite .
their defeat in the finals, hoggedthe
Harbingers of spring,. the storied season of the year spotlight by forcing the fast "
when a young man's fancy turns heavily towards thoughts of ; r- ?.a Jk Leathernecks to go all out ....r-

blondes and baseball, was developing in the somber settingof The Marine Fighters;: defeated ...:ri
the Naval Air Station. It was a beautiful March day. The Salvage in the championship play. .!
offs. 39 to 35 :
barracks were bathed in sunlight as a fresh faced sailor in Darrell Toby's Salvage quintet
baseball uniform (the same suit he used to wear for good old Hickory was not expected to press the Ma.
High) hurried toward Ship's Service with athletic stride. rise hoopsters hard, but the titular .. ;"
Crossing Saratoga and Langley streets, he paused, just riiissing a final game turned out to be a""
collision with a kindly gentleman whose shoulders were ornately decorated whale of a scrap. '
with three gold stripes,' shining in the sun. The first halt was slow and tee-
"Tut, tut, young man," said the older fellow. "Don't you think it saw, with the Marines command
would look better if you were wearing your uniform, instead of a base- ing a 15-13 lead. Salvage: kept
ball suit?" apace with the Leathernecks in the '
Patrick Walsh, S2c, striking i :Jor cook (for the fresh-faced youth third setto and a pair of free 1IK1} "Y I
vas maeea nej, laughed merrily 4K i throws by Jess Ashemore enabled :
and slapped the kindly old gentle- Team Salvage to gain a 24-23 lead as :
man on the back in a friendly R the fourth quarter opened r!
manner. Picked By FliersTwo N. The Marines stung to the I
"Yep, I guess I'm In error," quick, came bouncing back with ..
said he, brushing his shoulder, for players from rival Navy a terrific drive that swept them
it was springtime and birds were teams and one each from the 11'--...,....._.'_. -4 v---- ,.w.--w-..- - ,. Into a 30-26 lead when Long, '..
flying overhead. "But my fiancee, Army Air Corps, Marine Corps Symbolic of the teamwork that enabled the Station \\A\KS to Hunk, and Carroll bombed the
Miss Glorious Vain, has come all and Coast Guard placed on tile finish the basketball season undefeated I"* the squad spirit exemplified Salvage defenses with three rap
the way from Hickory to visit me All-Opponents basketball quin- by this "hands across the ball" picture. Before each game the id-fire field goals. Bill White, :i'i-I
today and she always insists I look tet picked yesterday by mem- WAVES clasped hands and made an unspoken pledge to In-amI scintillating Salvage star, angledIn ,:.1
best in my baseball suit. But let bers of the Jacksonville Naval. they never broke It. (Story' on page 7) several beautiful shots in the :Jt--:1:
me assure you, Captain" Air Station squad. torrid closing rush of the game, ?:

"Commander, not captain," said Lt, Sax Elliot, Flier coach, Station Nine To Enter Jax but the Marines' reserve strengthand
the three-stripe gentleman with a announced the All Opponents authority asserted Itself In 7
chuckle. "We try and get those I team, as follows: Otto Graham the clutch. ."',tt
little matters straight in the Navy. (Northwestern), North Carolina 75 Players Charlie Long, the Leathernecks .v.
Well, if Miss Vain prefers the Preflight, and Leo Kleir (Notre Victory Loop; center, was personally responsiblefor t
baseball suit, I, for one, would Dame), Miami Naval Training 14 points to pace his teammates 'f:;
not like to interfere The fair sex Base, forwards; Len Berg (U, of Report To Gehringer Ashemore counted 13'
has a mind "of its own, my wife Southern California), Camp Le- points and White 11 for the stubborn 'f'c'

always says, jeune Marines; Ralph Miller Salvagemen. 1'
The Commander departed with a (Kansas), Drew Field, and Joe I The biggest news development of Kooken, Salvage forward, fouled .
t twinkle in his eye (for 'twas Muffolleto (Gary, Ind., semipro) I the embryo baseball season is the out of the melee early in the third/I
springtime, when love is In St. Augustine Coast Guard.AR likely entry of the All-Station quarter /'!
bloom). Patrick, whistling, was Fliers into the Victory league of The tight battle climaxed Intra. '';
about to continue on his way, but Station league competition. The :j
at that very moment a sweet, innocent Bowlers And Jacksonville. Marine Fighters applied a hammerlock .""
young thing crept up behind Coach Charley Gehringer announced on the Major MOl ning 't
him and with a barely sup- yesterday that negotiations league during the season by going ;
pressed girlish giggle clouted him Personnel ClashKeglers were under way to enter the undefeated in 19 games, Salvage ,\
on the head with her pretty little Fliers in the semipro loop. copped the Minor league pennant )
band. representing A & R and The first line on the 1945 I by winning 13 out of 14 games; ;.vI
"Miss Vain," cried Patrick in delight Personnel will meet for the Commandant's o'Uers-oost'd on only two days I T-4 won the Major Afternoon ;t''
when he had recovered from Cup bowling league of pra.ctlce--Is that the Hers league title by nosing out the Dis.
the clout. "I did not expect to will have a pretty fair countryball pensary for the No. 1 position in
meet you here this early." championship at a date to be announced club. the standings, In the playoff

"Oh, I Just had to find you," in the near future. Numerically speaking, the Fliers semi-finals Monday the Marine \;
said Glorious, laughing with her A & R won the Wednesday night have enough players to equip a Fighters had blasted aside T-4 by
merry ejea. "Do you remember section of the league while Per- dozen teams. Upwards of 75 sailors 48 to 25, although Fillo put up a
Jack Haas, the bully of Hickory and marines greeted Gehringer brilliant performance by scoring
sonnel took the Friday night section
fVhj, be had the Impu- at Mason Field Monday, but onlya 16 points for T-4 The Marine
3 dente to trail me all over this in the play at the Mainside sprinkling of experienced former Fighter officers wound up in first
( babe railing out 'I love my wife alleys. professionals were included in the place In the Officers league, justa
but oh you kid you' In a most Insulting --1-l young army of candidates, game ahead of VPB. However,
r the Marine Fighter officers with.
manner. VF5 Is Setting Gait "All positions are wide open and ---,- drew from the playoffs for the
Patrick Walsh perceived instantly In Officers LeagueVF5 I'm anxious to have all players Walter Ward, one of the foremost station crown.
that Miss Vain spoke the truth
with previous experience join the
bowhrs In the tenpin industry The playoffs brought the basketball ,
Jack Haas was, indeed, lounging squad, Gehringer said.
winners of the first half will appear at the Main- season to an end. Lt. Don
the bus shed behind
against stop
her at the very moment, fingeringan of the split season, are continuingto Gehringer himself Is In spring side alleys next Tuesday' and Faurot, Station sports directors,
last half of shape, which is encouragingnews \\edneMlay. The \pin artist willoff..r conducted the cage campaign
evil, black cigar. Chief Commissary set the pace in the
for ball fans In this sector
Steward Haas looked im- instructions from 1300 until which saw 32 teams' play some
posing in his dress whites the Officers Bowling league. The The former Detroit Tigers' star, 1630 both days and he'll give an 260 games, embracing 256 playersand
standings: rated as the peer of modern second exhibition: Immediately following over 4,000 hours of physical
"Er, said Patrick Won Lost Pet, basemen, intends to picket the free lessons. Ward has a training on the courts.
"I remembered that you piom- VPs n 15 5 3 .833 722Opeiatloni the keystone bag for the Station lifetime average of 207 per game VUrii Hfhlrr. "ahaxe
ised) to lay him on the floor like a 8 10 444MFOTU nine, "Unless there's a better and numbers 13 perfect 300's Caroll Syrett! 8 4 Kooken Keefner 4 3 .;.
rug the very next time you saw 7 11 :..389 second baseman around to beat among his many brilliant Cady 3 AshemoieKrwln 13 :...
A & R 6 12 333
him said Miss Vain. College 5 0 '
Continued On Page Seven achievements! >If
Welfare 5 13 .278 Long 34 :
'"Er uh gulped Pat Hank 3 All Spencer red t 'tI

"I shall be proud to see" you give Fliers Have Fired Last Cage Shot Of 1945 Chico Moeller 0 1 LemmondKoonce J 0 .
him his just desserts, continued lIordman 1 Moncul 0
Miss Vain. "That cad! How many White 1J
I times at Hickory did you tell me t a t)
that you could not even stand the Volleyball Leagues:
sight of that bully. Much as I
detest fighting, I shall watch with Under Full SwingFiring
joy when you kick his ugly face .
sz opens in three volleyball .
You said would-
you leagues this week at the Mainside i
"Glorious," stammered Seaman
Auditorium. "\,
Walsh, perceiving that Chief Haas The Major, the Minor and the
had walked up behind her. "Miss Officers circuits are expected to
Vain, may I present Chief Haas. % function for four weeks.
Chief Haas is my chief. Chief Ii

Haas, Miss Vain." Just To The
"They're waiting for you right ;
now book In the galley, pal," iM.The Record StraightEver
ordered Chief Haas. "Get go- ,
r Ing, and take that billy looking since Slammin' Sammy
suit off first. Beat it." Snead received a medical dis-

Patrick Walsh beat it in a military charge (slipped vertebra) from
manner, while Miss Vain regarded the Navy and started burningup
the bully, the fairways, there have been I
varied about the con- ,
"Well," said she. "A chIef. :My I
traptions the star to .
golf wears ,
How nice look in
; you '
support his 'back, "
your uniform. Time Magazine 'reported that t
i "You're an eyeful yourself," replied Snead hooks himself Up in a '

Jack, with a leer" "What are .....'. tight fitting corset before play- .j ;,
you doing tonight? ing, Whitney Martin, Associated j '4
"Looking for a guy who'd take a Press sports expert, wrote: an
lady out," came back :Miss Vain, entire column about the special
quick as a, flash; and, taking his steel brace worn by Slammin
aim started off. Sam. }
Back in the galley at 913 Pat- : .
filers have fired the last basketball shot of 1915. However, when Snead recently c
Enjoying a highly successful
:rick Walsh was happily demon- season, .1) I
won Jive Toinneythe ,
strating, on a potato, the grip he the Station squad f'&tablh.heI1tM'1 If aw one of the foremost cage organisations In the southland here'sthe ppen clinched 1 ,
ueed for' throwing the roundhouse Filer hardwood outfit, sitting (left to right):. Coach Max: Elliot Charlie HunNinger, Bill DeMars, first Virginia'clouter '
curve: for good old# Hickory Highs Joe Tros|>er, John 'Chitty, Tommy Bishop and Lt. Comdr. :Lawrence Haktll, Physical Training' Officer; i 66 In prizeJyhooting)he ,( :? a utibpar ntfho !,
His' only regret was that Miss back row (left to right) Pop Smith, team manager, Leonard SerfuHttal", Don Gotbler, John Kaiwct, : last rouridfrand \\I I ;
had! fin I that unfMwas
and Bernard Hahn fiivii6tkr ; ? i ,
Vain might grow tired of' waiting Red O'Quinn'Bill tfports publicist' Four player, Dave Kalserlortlon .
for bins outside Ifp l

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15 March 1945 JAX, AIR NEWS, Page Seven

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Waves Whip 'Rollins 48-46 "LUacfc Cat" Members Receive Deco rations fl

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t': Finish .Season Undefeated

Undefeated! -=

:r- The Station WAVES forged the ',Moore, captured the lion's share of
14th link In their unbroken chainof I seasonal scoring laurels. Smith
victories last week as the cur- whisked 146 points through the

ve .fain, dropped on the 1945 basketball nets during the normal course ofthe
14 games while Moore bagged
Coach Verla Hill's WAVES 118 and Innis 102. However, it was
clawed out a heated 4846lc- teamwork, the combination of
'tory over Robbing College at Orlando sharpshoottng forwards with alert l .
to produce a story-book ball hawking guards, that enabledthe 1 q !
finish to the cage campaign. WAVES to finish the 1945

Rollins renowned for its extens- 1'season, undefeated. g ts
ive women's athletic program, ex- --i i-
tended the girls in blue to the
limit. The WAVES commanded a Joe Williams Five
scant lead in the opening phase of
the furiously fought battle and n .
Upsets FavoritesA .. ... "
.. .. -
they clung to it tenaciously to 'VM"'T -' 'w rrr < m Aa R4 A .Lac
leave the floor at halftime with a Front row (left to right): Lt. (Jg) Edward R. Stall, Lt. (Jg) James II. Fuller Lt. William L
three-point advantage. red hot basketball squad play Garrett, Lt. (Jg;) Roy 1'(. Young, Lt. (Jg) Karl L. E. Reese, Lt. (Jg) Marshall 1) Miller, Lt. (jg) Herman -
Rollins scared the rompers off ing under the name of Joe Williams R. Houghland Lt. (Jg) Henry M. Kalstad, Lt. (jg) John 11. Lamming Lt. Claude A. Wharf, I
/ the Navy lassies in the fourth Restaurant won the North Lt. Joseph T. Gardner. Back row (left to right) I Lt. (jg) Benjamin F, Rogers, Jr., Lt. (jg) Max L.
quarter by putting on a scoring Florida Open Independent tournament Hoffhlnes; Lt. (jg) Martin V. Watts Lt. (jg) Edwin L. Boyd Lt. (Jg) Walter A. Quinlan, Lt. (Jg)
-. spur i that deadlocked Saturday, much to the em- Philip F. Sheridan Lt. (jg) Robert A. Maxwell" Lt. Wm. II. Simon and Lt. (jg) Kenjon p, Stafford.
,'Oft. the game barassment and surprise of the

,;: at 40-40. Play- "Jacksonville Coast Guard" entry. Red Cross Girls This Is Final Chance To

ing like the national The tojiseeded "Jtuksomllle
Spread Cheer In

fJJ ,i,:.1'. .PIOn.shIP stake was cham-WAVE at with Coast star Guard"eager team from was Charleston loaded- Ranks Of GI'sContinued Get In 6th V-12 ProgramToday

St. Augustine ami the Jack-
S repulsed !honxille CO fetation Tournament From Page One is the deadline for applications from enlisted per-

the challenge officials allowed the all- moving her office to Agra, Indid. sonnel for the sixth increment of the Navy's V-12 ,Program.
and swept back star Coast Guard combination to That's the site of the famed Taj j
Qualified enlisted of both the
into the lead On of personnel regular Navy
play as a unit Instead of three Mahal. the first April, 1944,
with an exhibition teams and most basketball observers she was placed in charge of an and the Naval Reserve who would like to try for this training

of beautiful Mary Smith conceded the title to 'em. Army rest camp high in the Hima- which leads to a commission as an Ensign_ in the Reserve
passing and precision play under The Joe Williams squad, how 'eyas. She returned to the U g. Corps, are urged to call at the Sta.
I heavy fire. ever, did not concede the Coast in October on a furlough, but her tion Educational Office in Bldg-.
:Mary Smith, Lucien, Miss., shot- Guard All-Stars anything and they health prevented her from going 954 today.
maker and Bobble Innis, who was collected the favorites, 61 to 46, in back after her leave was up. She Marines Get For those unfamiliar with the
playing in her home town Orlando reported here last week.
the finals
,: championship Saturday. qualifications, they are: (1)) Mustbe
; co-starred for Life was pretty rugged on oc-
the WAVES The MailEvenAt
Restaurant quintet led by only
on active duty; (2) be a male
casion Miss Martin but
scoring 23 and 20
points, respectively. 31-30 at halftime
she can't wait to get back. citizen of the U. S.; (3) be lets
Pacing the Joe Williams outfit IwoA than 23 of 1
The IOU basketball "Things really aren't so terribly years age on July,
campaign was Charlie Hunsinger with 17 1945; ((4)) be unmarried and
mbst believe agree
primitive as people ,
marked the first time in Station points, followed by Dave Kaiser I to remain so until commissioned
she said. "When we stopped at
history that the WAVES Fleet Post Office that
have engaged with 11, Joe Trosper with 10, Bill really unless otherwise separated from
Army posts overnight that had
in "outside" competition and DeMars with 10, Don Gothier with floats was establishe. at a stop-
for WACs the program; ((5)) be a high school
quarters nurses or we
they came through with flying col- seven and John Rapacz with six. were bunked with "them.' If we ping point for the Fourth Marine graduate or been in attendance at
ors. In 14 Division to attack Iwo
winning without enroute
games Tommy Bishop managed the winning
1 or accepted for accredited
loss were in town we slept at a hotel. an college
the WAVES Jima
piled 458
up crew. Sometimes had to or university ((6)) have
though, we ; successfully
points against 299 for the To provide the latest mail from
opposi Any resemblance between the
in the Clubmobile. The most completed courses in elementary
.. tion. home for the thousands of Marines
I' Joe Williams basketball team and
irritating thing was the slownessof algebra and plane -
The trio of hard plugging for the Naval Air Station Fliers is I scattered among more than 300 !
the natives. And I missed ice ; ((7) passed the O'Rourke
wards Smith, Innis, and i ships and craft of all types, and to
Skip purely coincidental, of course cream and cold cokes the most. !f I General Classification Test with
-- facilitate the distribution of
--- -----
--":tStation : a score of 88 or above or the New
this mail, a far western branch of
Salute to the Fliers: Station Baseball the Fleet Post O.'fice was set up ,, General mark of Classification 60 or higher Test; ((8))witha be-
on a barge moored in the lagoon
Cagers To Be Feted At Banquet of a Pacific atoll. I'physically qualified for commissioned
rank No waivers will be
Practice Starts Lt. (cjg) E. J. Callinan estimated considered.

Coach Sax Elliot and members of this year's Naval Air Station that 800,000 pieces of mail were I ---' -
basketball crew, rated as one of the to in the country, Continued from Page Six distributed the first day. "It was I : ---
will be feted at a banquet tonight at the Windsor Hotel. me out of it." fast service too," he said Mall: : Final
Capt. Herbert E. Began, Commanding Officer of the Station. Capt. Six members of last year's was received three to four days Saga Of

Herbert S. Duckworth, Deputy Chief of NAOTC and Capt. Malcolm strong Station club are on the '45 after-it had left the. West Coastand I In I I ,.. I
M, viouKey, Assembly and Repair roster. They are Johnny Bittner, i received an air man letter ClaCK CatIs squad
.:::. Officer, head a list of distinguished Kaiser, Bill DeMars, Charlie Hun- former pitcher for Hollywood of written by my wife in Maine only
naval officers invited to attend thisevening's singer and Don Gothier. the Pacific Coast league; Woody five days before." I| Written Here
1- grand finale to the 19i5 An all around ace, Trosper generated Waddail, ex-Atlanta Crackers out- -- -----
I. baskteball season. the scoring spark and averaged fielder; Phil Miller, who formerly i Continued from Page I
i(.; A team with scoring power all 13 points per game.: Kaiser, hurled for the Patterson, N. J., Valuable AdviceIs
.r down,, the line.,. speed, tremendous a crack playmaker, hit his stride Red Sox; Alf Anderson, who Houghland, Franklin, Ind., both cf
W ,1 uun' ; an d a c 1 0;._ midway in the season and was in played short field for the Pittsburgh Available To VP-11; and Lt William L. Gai-
el'l y designed top form at the end of the campaign Pirates in 1940-41; Don Carter lett, Wartham, Tex. and Lt. (jg)
,1:' defense, the The slender forward averaged pitcher; and Johnny McCul- Any DischargeesContinued Karl L. E. Roese McCune, Kan.
Fliers enjoyed a' nine points a game. DeMars, lough, outfielder. Another Opt pilot-from Squadron -
i topflight record who averaged seven points, was a Among the newcomers with pro from Page 1 VP-101-was also decorated
', of 25 wins and deadly long distance shooter and backgrounds are Chester (Whitey) Saturday morning. He is Lt Wil-
6 losses againstthe an ever present thieat. Hunsinger. Prust, righthander, who won 11 conduct. liam H. Simon, Jr., of Springfield; ,
finest op- who combined blinding speed with games and lost seven for the Milwaukee 3. Disability existing prior to Mo. who received the Gold Star in
position! in the fine floor work counted nine Brewers in his last season enlistment that was concealed at lieu of a second Air Medal for
southeast.! points a game and was an alert before Joining the Navy; John that time. bombing and seriously damaging a
A resume of ball hawk, Gothier, wiry center, Seldwitz, former Butler, Pa., 4. Convenience cf) the( goxetn- "large and xalutble" enemy vessel -
: the campaign who average five points, was a hurler; Bill DeMars, former shortstop ment-this included such cases as and strafing successfully a
,"', shows! the Fliers constant plugger and versatile performer ;, for Lancaster, Pa., and Read- WAVE pregnancy. small craft in the same area.
4 piled up 1,789points ing, Pa.; John Nosewicz, former 5. Own conxenience includes Also receiving the PresidentialUnit
,"'! averaging A number of other fine cageis pitcher for Binghampton of the discharge to accept a commissionin Citation was Lt. (jg) Ken-
," 68 points Eastern league; Woodrow Stevens, yon P. Stafford, San Diego Calif.,
gave valuable service to the Fliers, another branch of the armed
per game against 1,185 points including Big Sam Snyder, Bill who used to hurl for Norfolk, forces. who served with the Liberator patrol
" rival courtmen who were limitedto Leckonby Tommy Bishop, Gordon Portsmouth and Newark of the In- bombing squadron VP-104 in
an average of 38 points per Hodde, Leonard Serfustini, Ted ternational league; and Vince Gor- 6. Dependency-only conditions. In extremely the South Pacific up until last
a game. Schroeder John Rapacz John I guze, former Ontario outfielder. urgent March.
Elliot-coached Fliers
I, .". The pro Chitty and Red O'Quinn. 7, Underage.
duced brilliant results this season, ball player I've ever seen."
overcoming the handicap of having Reviewing the closed campaignin The record compiled by the 8. Unsuitability or inaptitude. Readjustment Office the Idea is
the starting lineup disrupted retrospect, Coach Elliot was Fliers is a credit to Elliot's coachIng The present office is lociteJ in to help you. Tell the commanderall
by transfers to sea and other shore lavash in his praise of the Fliers. sagacity for only two membersof the Station Educational Office, about your plans for the future
stations. Four different players "They're a great bunch of kids," the starting combination Tros- Bldg. 954, where it was established about your background, and
operated at the starting center po said Elliot enthusiastically. "I'd per and Gothier, earned letters in by Comdr. Appleton six vreek ago. about your T>ast exp t'i'nce. Its
L't' sition. like to be starting any coachingJob college.It If you should happen t,> be: among all in confidence, and,lnxariab&y lie
However the quintet which saw in the country with these boys. was a successful season and those given a discharge: for any of will be able to offer ;you valuable
:t.o the most service as a unit was Joe Trosper I la only five-foot-six, here's a salute to the Fighting the above reasons, remember that advice to help you travel the road
f: made up of Joe Trosper Dave I but he's the greatest little basket- Fliers for making it so. when you .check out in the Civil' back.
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Civilian Editorial Employees'Offices News --- S''Y_ ",", '_' I' CRAFT Prexy Of Employees Has

r Personnel Relations Office BIdg. 13
'' Telephone Extension. 8385 ( AVERHAUL ; Navy Background Dating

The Civilian Employees' News a two-page section of the Jax Air ,;.. ln ; 1\'f.J
News, Is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval. Air Station's .
Q'Wlian. Employees and is sponsored by the \ Back To World War One

Employees' Association for Civil Service Employee, \
William O. Kincaid President Phillip D. Myers Treasurer "
Directors 41Jx'
George H. Martin Mell C. Jackson Ity 1larglll'rll.StN'le
( Frank H.: McKinley Donald *A. Woods and Marguerite Ostt"rmanO1m.U.L h .
Phillip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffle Otti'E1thiAULContributions "
I Daniel R. Whiddon William O. KincaiJ
News Reporting Staff Wanted Not
Assembly'and Repair: money, not War Bonds not work-

/ Maintenance ....................._-....................................Walter Riviere None of these, just a little foot- a
Accessories ....................................................................W. T. Martin work. Walk right over to the Over-
Metals .. ............................,..................................Thelma Register haul Control office when you have
i Machines .. .....................................-......................."Slim" Tyler some news and let us do the rest.
I Engine Overhaul ......................................*.............Oscar ].[. Spicer The other night when asking-
Overhaul Control ..................?.............;..............:Marguerite Steele some of our people if they had any j
f Interim Overhaul ............................,.........................Laura Adams items or knew of anyone getting-
Finish & Fabric ....................;.......:...........................IvaH. Griffin married one of our bright little
Ordnance .................N. L. Lasswell under-about studies, namely Lena
S P Assembly "B" Shift .........................!........Fannie. Ruth Archibald Harper said, "I don't know' anyone
I else but I'm lookin' .
Inspection and Survey:

Head Reporter..............................................:........Helen M. Styron For Sale: One kitten-Clean, yellow
j Main Office...........................................................Dorothy S. Sharp in spots and practically new.
y Engine Overhaul Inspection...................-............Sarah E. Verner Answers to the name of "Little
M&M Accessories ....................................................Ruth C. Raisch Egry." The other night when she >j
Scribes: ......................................................Frank V. Moriarty was missing, Lieut. Moore had his :
...... ......................................................................Bernice Boyle own ideas about the missing party. .,

Interim Overhaul Inspection...............?...................Janie L. Davis We've already decided to name her -
Supply Inspection......................................................Priscilla Glenn children Supplementals # 1, #2, i .
Public Works Department: and #3, respectively. Everyone is 4, $tif' Ii

Head Reporter..................................................Ethel M. Shanahan vying for her favor and yet she dis-
Scribes: .. .. ...Eihel Mathews dainfully stretches' out in Chief _

.I.Louise..:......:.:.::::::::::::::::::::..::::..:::::.:::::::::::::.::::::::::::: Caroline Abraham Howell; I Farquhars'the World!chair Go By.and"lets the "Restof ", ;

I ....... ...... ...................................................Barbara Faulkner On the night of 6 March 11)13,
Supply Department: t ;: I D. R. Kverington was. gently hut z

Head Reporter.. .... .............................. .. .. Leola Jones : forcefully pushed into the OIIC
Scribes: .... .. ......................... .. .. Flora Funkelstein i I office. The officer looked and demanded -
... ................ Katherine Sikes :i iI "Are you t the cause of
....... ._ I "
all this excitement ? Kveringtonanswered : :

meekly, 'es'' ...Ir. I'm I
I the father of a !It) Ib. baby hoy.
I and S Dept. s He tht'llE'III.I proferred thedJt'lu" I
I. ; os
and Mushing like a "schoolboy

Main) Office o ...... I I :, he, .practicallylimlxl. \ : 1 .the I
;I wan gerring our. i tongraisiui: -- -
i YOIJ' e "liStI I see hope he grown iris and comes'' The president of the Employees
1TK: Sl'KClAL: EEL: CKOSSJICIVK 8''(6 BOY! i Association William O. Kincaid is orrlc.ftl'r two months i serve
I out to work In'the A Jt K.
r : to LITTLE a Navy man from "way bark Ice In this capacity he was siren
Ily Dorothy S. "Sharp I Oct JrTV a'w We also learned that while Robert During World War I he served of the first" to enroll as a student -

r The war news takes a better turn C", N'TEPUT lP ,,, Muhle, Tinbender lc of F.P.S.R. aboard the USS Pennsylvania, the in the newly opened Y *M
We all feel confident i ARGUMENT was on leave that he and Jelllt'tteJacobson flagship of the Atlantic Fleet Mr. man School, (iruthiallng with the

That sometime soon folks here will 370 WITw TONy 0\ were married in Walt- | Kincaid has been a Navy Civil rule of Yeoman .Vhe .1..lrt..1| vlalHiard
I learn ;.: LOGOMOnvE// r + hill Nebraska 20 February Congratulations Service employee since 1935 serving the I'SS Peiisylviiiii,
I Peace! rules the continent. 1m-' Did you find an first in Pensacola and then I flagship of the Atlantic{ TMet' ,
But notice on your calendar \w apartment or are you still living In here at the Naval Air Station In I where he "served! until discharge
What's printed there this week. .t that tent ? I Jacksonville. He was a charter from the Navy In May of !1914.! !

Ye.*. lead your daily newspaperIt Ens. G. D. Biggs shot a blister member of the Employees Association I Even though there was no nu>J.
has the news you !seek.' ing 67 for the first NINE-while I when it wa.s first organized in! ern "G.I. Bill of Rights" to help
You're right! That's what I havein Ens. V. B, Pettlg t'ew had an easy the fall of 1943. Elected a Board out, Mr. Kincaid re-entered school
mindContribute 49. Of course this made Ens. Biggs Member as a representative of the at Lincoln Memorial University
all you can the winner by 18'strokes.. Mr. i Administrative Department: lie Harrogate, Tennessee!' in 1919. He,
A worthier cause you'll never find Biggs says he owes his remarkable I was selected by the Board of Directors 'completed the secretarial course
To help each service man. success as a golfer to pointers he to be the President of the 'offered in the Commercial Depart-
Let's hope by now you realize picked up from watching Sammy Association. ment and then made his way into

The Drive we speak about Snead. I Mr. Kincaid was born January I the banking profession In Atlanta,

What else: can we praise to the Someone in F.P.S.R. will soon be 10. 1897 in Union County Georgia, i ,Georgia. His employment in that
skies ? able to furnish vitamins from his j the foothills of the Blue Ridge J city started in 1921: and continued
RED CROSS! Join in the shout! eu.grN own f..uOe recently planted garden Also __ Mountains. His childhood days until 1930.

'_V4 -- I that someone has some curtain were spent helping his father on In the early 30's Mr. Kincail

OverhaulBy stretchers that might come In handy 1 the farm, which almost caused 'decided to "try his hand" at government .
Engine for these new brides. I wonder quite a catastrophe as related by service. His first appointment
Harry 1). GabrielEnlire ; ,I who ? Just ask Paul Crabille, Sup- Mr. Kincaid; "If one of my legs j was a temporary one at the
: Overhaul lnsH| >c'Unll I ; SUPPL V ervisor of this shop. I I appear shorter than the other it'' ,Veterans' Administration of At-

With no time on my hands and Everyone was admiring the beau was probably caused from plowing :lanta, which terminated six mouths
you-all on my mind your devoted : ) I tiful hand-made alligator bag that on steep bluffs which often caused later. He was re-appointed to this
so lib* has lushed then nieagie column Minnie D. McDaniel, H. MS Int. of a 'crab-like' perambulation not at I Civil Service function as messenger
I, to completion in an effort to ,I., I F.P.S.R. commonly I known as all conducive to good posture." 'i':' in 1932.: He performed his duties .

t share with you, the news and viewsof SALLIES "RED", was flashing Friday morning As lie humorously described it, i (without an opportunity for
Could there be anything attached I promotion) until April 1935 when
Engine Overhaul Inspection.In I 1 vs In school 'at Intervals'
the past few days I have II to her having a real "Ga until the first World War broke | he was re-rated to abor-er. Mr.
( contacted a number of our fellow tor" such as a boy friend overseas ? I out". In December 1917 lie enlisted j' Kincaid will never forget that 70%
I 'ola Jones The Red
My has {
gotten well In salary he
as said "Be
r workers and find that we share a I in the :Navy a* an appren. : *
mutual desire to spend a Sundayout WORRY OK TIIK; WKKK: : under way this week with Lean lice anian and completed j ing(, totally unused to such a 'Urgn
in the open. So having fallen If you have noticed all those Harper! ,. Edith;:: Joyce,_Jean Elan- I training at St. Helena, Nor- salary' I lived tumptously during

".n.;,,..,......... ,,,, "y.anIntr...". ........ ........". .y." ........;... smiling faces around Supply and ion, ana Marguerite usierman assolicitors ......., ... LlJ'.."''_ "UIIII"C'1I0". tlf: : I the: summer of ''35".
to meet at Jacksonville Beach for Accounting Department lately, it's :I I trot for the Overhaul Conj training he wax, transferred! to Continuing his Civil Servioftcareer
a "series' of family picnics. By the probably because income tax worries 'j, Division. Everyone U again the Naval Operating/ llae, Norfolk he wan, appointed| t.. ties
reminded of the fact
that U.
Unit this article goes to pi ess, the for last year are over today! in for duty In fire 1'erNonnel S. Naval Air Station. Penes.
need the Red Cross is always will. ,coU 1'lorldu in October 'S5. Her
first" of the picnics will have been ( wonderjust wait until those --
ing to help. lAfCn make Overhaul I i he '
bills back served under Mr. Theoxl< r*
hell. Last summer a group of us come by returnmail ) .
from the shop spent an enjoyable WKDDlNCiS; Control 100% !. ._ __ | SAFETY SLANTS ]i'rltt h, Jr., who was then Chief

Suri-j-jy; afternoon at "Mac'sStuck" Wedding bells rangfor the I E. Yon Charles H. Dean. Teresa I Ily Win. K. Ma<-Krn/le, -I Department.C'lerk of I the During Ablation his Training tour ..fMven .
near Jacksonville Beach, daughter of Mr. William S. LaMee I H. Edson.; Thomas J, McGill WH- I .
acii found it well adapted for a ]liam E. Safely Engineer: I year at this activity tie
Thigpen Moulttie II
(Shipping) and Mrs. LaMee (Issue) I Smith! I Ii I hud Additional
large (picnic.It recently. Their daughter, Thelma i I Vernice S. Winn. John T, Heath, ,!I Again we come to the subject of for tine duly nut fttenographer -
stains we are fortunate In- I( L. Nelson became the bride of i Lois L. Norris, Sara E. Robinson, K I K K.: Based upon the proper ,I Ablation Training Siiiterinlendent lie of
hate In our "midst, emlnlfit S/Sgt. John I. Lake. Little Falls, Effie W. Duncan. Isabelle I. Martin method of extinguishing them they I tie tlon from Mich took dic
authorities II" a variety of I: New York, in an impressive and Coleen "t, Bland. can be divided Into three classes: I officers prominent naval -
Mii j.-cts. On the housing/; problem. I mony in an Evangelical cere-I SI-KIM: is IIKKK: : I' Class A, Class B, and Class C. i (Jeorge 1). .Murray us" Vice-Admiral, Itl"ardlllir I

ve give you I/wilen of En- the Appennines.of Italy. The young: Couple of days ago, people were Class, A. Fires in cellulosic mater ale (i.I I"'. llitga.ii'W. D.
gins< Test. If anyone ever had a I bride is a Corporal serving overseas I rather startled to see the Person- ,I ials like wood, paper, textiles'! and \\'. (I J. .Swlt/er all of SampMand MIOIII|
t"Mii|>rehensive picture of the I and has been in Italy for 15 net Section get Up and run for life !I animal and vegetable fibers, held the rank of Commiiiiilrr
J4ckson\ille rental ", situation In- months in the headquarters of the i I 1 when the bell rang for lunch! They come under Class: A. that time. at

rliiiling rooms, apartments, landlord Peninsular Base Section service I| were just loaded down with packages Class IL. Class B fires are those In this day and it
i ,i* and( words to go with them and supply organization for Fifth and jug's of all sizes and I occurring in mineral, vegetablesand difficult to find age with is very
-hrt lees The I/ee lens are just I shapes. Where were they headed ? animal anyone sued
Army and ground forces of the U. oils, crude oil gaso a unique hobby as .
getting settled! after their latestiiMve. I S. Air Corps and Navy in the Mediterranean ,I For a PICNIC! Yep, spring Is fln-// line, kerosene, fuel oil, IUbllcat-1 During Mr. KincaiJ's penmanship school !
ally here and the I days
theatre of operations i j elrls have ing oil and grease oils and later while in the! he
$ Our expert cabinet making brother ( In case you'd like to see the wed- I|cited that there's nothing like the in paints varnishes and lacquers. ;, completed various courses in it-
j WI
Hinely, of Minor line, is so ding picture taken -see Journal sunshine and plenty of food. Those Class C. Class C fires! are found j' ing until he achieved a high degreeof ,
exacting in his hobby that he is March 6.m-) participating in this lit' treat were in electrical equipment such as [ proficiency in this: constructive

spoiling[ : two weeks repairing just I Another, change in name-Helen June Barbara Black, Catherine Smith, motors generators, transform-1 pastime. Because of this special

one small piece of furniture. I K.: Nice (Stock Control) became >> Rencsck.Boyd Edith Margaret Smith, Helen el's. switchboards: and electric :' skill he was asked to fill in the

Miller, of Final Checks and Sil- .'I r.'. Harold. It. Garrett Minnie Lee Reedy, Leola Jones, wiring. I pilots' names on the diplomas given
( I When ? GOldmanfal'Y Weger Space dens not Ver|)>it full details I the
.March :
berg, of Engine Test, qualify as 2,191-3:0011.11I.: )< and Margaret Smith. graduating classes upon com-
toy connoisseurs in Kress' toy department \Vhere? U. S. XII'allr Station had Yep every- on various files but we will pletion of their training. Many of
one plenty of fun !lots
of food continue
they have been observed Protestant Chapel, Chaplain Bell and ID ca.ses of In a later issue Neither the great names of modern Naval t) '
.More indigestion.ail are we allowed to reproduce I elation .
happily officiating. details photographs
ii making all their scientific / too SFa: ) YOU were included on the more
doduetions .Mae Coffey Stock Control of fires as they are reI 1 than :5000
on the value and usefulness ( ) WASHelen's Glad to welcome scrolls prepared by Mr
of the newest type toys. .Matron of Honor and I Accounting Evelyn Terry stricted. | Kincaid during his seven years at
) back to
This: week we welcome back Clarence ('. lcJr"! ; ., was tlwIJust short illness. work altera Next week we will go into the Pensacola.Mr. .

SHm.J!rs of Engine Test from a ian, Where did they go for Ditto, Mr. Bennett explanation of extinguishers and Kincaid U married and proudof
( Stock I
week's leave which he has been: their wedding l t trip' ? Rumor li*sIt )' certainly: didn't Control the importance[ of Uw proper extinguisher his two sons who are serving [In
enjoying with! his older son, Lee,. that It was Dayton. Beach, nodto look right in its proper pUce. Stu the armed fo'ees. Strange !a.s it
set tat.
home on furlough from the army. .I" la.MttV. ."U:". 'you (. your-de:wk, Mr. dy the location of the extinguishersnow may seem, both have varied from

We all wish Ike Cheves, formerlyof tall'I.(>YKKMMore1 : ,.,...-op -U.i + identify them and determine i their dad's footsteps.[ The eldest
Engine 'Test, good luck on.hU new employees for our d>ip UUVfA, BONO !WI'1111'IIATC w t"I used what class of fires they should be 'I is a Sergeant/ In the Army,now In

new assignment. ,< "rtrnent. Glad to welcome 'rJessie! .ICXTKA: HAY next week on. Then check this column Belgium! the other an aviation
for further details.
j Cadet with the .Arm Air Gprrm.


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i March, '1945 CIVILIAN JAXt AIR NEWS 'NEWS ,Page Nine

1 Inspection and Survey Main OfficeDorothy Plant Engineering Beehive Of Activity

8. Sharp, Importer .

)low Probably much you controversy all have appears noticed Ml 1IOMK ny Dorothy STATF'-m) S. 8harltGrf'en COASJN : At A And R; Production Details Mapped I

mound the in hills along a rushing stream,
city to
regard 'homeftatea" Cows grazing the farm .u _,, ,. "'.' "' __,,""""_r" ....."'_ ,..... _
A Texan will claim his. on ;
state outranks all others in its The farmer separating cream
size, Its oranges and its beautiful In his house behind the barn.

women A Californian will brag
about the wonderful climate, about. Fair skies, fright moon on starry!

UCLA; a person from Wyomingwill night;
rate about ranch life and rodeos Canoeing on the lake
; a person from Utah will tell Catching pike that give you lots
you there's nothing like his state of fight
with Its beautiful scenery and Its And really 'gi\e and take".

Salt Lake City And never try to
get: into an argument with anyone Cool waters folding smooth around
from Brooklyn. I As you dive in e'er so deep.
A steamboat ride where fish
Therefore, In the
we Main Office aboundMaking ',
hate decided to toilet
reports -
bubbles M they )leap
about the different Mate I
represented In our office, and
See the 'coulees", "bluffs", the
find out why each of
our coworkers bright blue sky
liken his or her state
The peaceful, fruitful land ?
than all others. Betty
It seems as If prosperity
hpragu says that ..he'.. going to Lies" 'round on every hand.
leave the description of Florida
to lluskev, bee'ause she doesn'tare
Wisconsin truly has all this
to Mart an argument withanyone I (That's my ,home state, you
after all I that's already know )
been said about Florida. However .
And not a soul should ever miss'
Just try' lo mention a word '
It's beauty! But e en so--
against the ,ksontllle. weather, i t ..vi
err. srrrs _
and woe lx unto you I just ..
WHY, when I'm
revealing that t >"- ...
4 xfP a-
e brought up the subject, now, and from ""'" _
she Maims that the 1
only reason ,
Wisconsin, do I hear i <{, .,
a rson picks the climate \
| on is
"A Dairy Maid, from everyone ? .
that he wasn't brought l Is I y
up reMimrea
., I Its not the truth, I fear. : ,
sic-eie wants to clear up ; ,.!t4

the misunderstanding some people The longest time I ever stayed I : ,' ..

hate about Kentucky we'll leave I On any farm at all "Plan jour work, then work your. ---- -
that to her on another page MisStjion Was two weeks" for a visit paid I II plan" has always been a pretty I dal responsibility. falling In these! showing the status 'of all Public
will bring out some finer I My cousin one fine fall. engineers is that of maintainingthe Works projects for the A & R Department
points about North Carolina and I good rule to follow in most lines 'Shop Booklet", a sort of indicating the percentageof

well see what the rest will do. The women cooked, sewed" baked of endeavor This principle is a omprehenslxe I'nc'dupl'lIllCOII- completion on each unfinished
Mary Gieihait claims that she j i and washed MUST in the A & R Department, taining- detailed lajouttt of all Job. Different colors are used to

won't stick up Ito much for Ohio, I i The men fed cows, bailed" hay I especially in the field of Plant Engineering shops and showing arrangementsof I indicate the relative Importance, or
because she doesn' care for the Milked, separated, churned (and In a bright and cheery I phtsical equipment In eathKetords priority rating, of the unfinished
snow from November to March, joshed" ) new room on the upper" deck of are kept III Much fashion projects. The types of unusual

follov 'd by rain from March to I They worked" hard all the day.I Building No 101-L, away from the that this volume "serves as an work falling In the lap of this am
May. And accompanied by continual work-a-day hum of operative shops up-to-date running inventor}. bidexterous group are innumerable.The .
soot She says that Pittsburgh paid a visit as I said may be found the Plant Division, One especially Interesting pro- tasks mentioned here are only
dOt' n't compare with Columbus, I Enjoyed it, it is true- En lnf'E'llngGroup.. Day after day ject now underway is the development simple examples.
Ohio at all in that respect (and But I am city-born and bred this busy little "family"' is workingon of a realistic floor plan or Members of this Plant Division!

Miss King will agree to that beCause Wont ton believe me Do! plans that enable production relief map which reproduces! on a family who cooperate with one another
she thinks Pittsburgh is -'-*- M -- shops to plan their work then work minute scale, all shops! assembly and with other groups in A
something pretty super i Upon further '. their plans. The main idea is to areas, offices etc This is being A-R include :Mr Wm Croom, Plant
questioningabout Ohio how- No Basket Cases design and provide practical plant built on a wood base measuring Division Engineer who appears in

eter Mary claimed that there was In War WI) facilities equipment and working approximately four by eight feet the background of the picture giving
nothing else wrong, and shed likely Says tools for' the productive and overhaul A raised effect is given to all areas directions to artist \\'AVE Jen.

go back there after the war to Washington (feNS'' There have shops actually working on by the use of masonite for decks" nie Dee; }fl'. Earl Pardue Associate !
settle down with her hobble Fritz been no basket cases" among soldiers ,airplanes" I Even" bulkheads ate shown in their Mechanical Engineer: : Mr. C ]f, '

(Editors Note: Loyalty to thl'"Buekt''es" wounded in this war the War l |'his industrious IMaut M'ttlneering relative positions! \\hen finished' Lamb, Asst, Mechanical Engineer;
urges me to add that Department revealed" in an announcement I team does most of the this realistic miniature of the A Lieuts. ( jgi, E R W. Mc Can":'less,
Columbus Ohio (Imy hometown ) Is disclosing that 6027 "IIt.ttnd figure' work on all & R plant will be valuable assetto and N. Gritton, Jr. ; and Lieut. J.
a city full of activity which creates Army men lost one or more limbs manner of cletites i not readily the Production Superintendent T. Aro recently assigned Drafts-
some, sexu, but I argue the up to Jan 1, | available from commercial soiirt in planning the flow of shop workloads men of the "happy family" are

point of compaiing It with Pittsburgh Of that total I. :TU men sufferedthe e*. It elt'signs and originates new I It will serve in a similar I Libbya C Boyett, WAVES AnneB.
May I make a date to bring loss of 2 limbs. The remaining piece of equipment or Improvements : relationship to maps and charts Davis AMlc. Ann C. Barten-
out the finer qualities of our 'Beautiful 5.6n; soldiers lost one arm or one to machinery already, In used by 'ommandng! officers on stein AMM: Jennie A. Dee Sic
Ohio ? Jean Stewart lilts leg dnly one triplicate case has use ,\ special duel very important battle lines' showing at a glancethe and B. L Calvert Sic; also enlisted
the brand of cooking in Michigan, been reported, Cpl Ralph A. Brown phase of work tarried on bj disposition of troops and equipment men F A, Zappacosta SpXlc,
and should really know becauseshe Section in the campaign At A & R Charles R. Huster SpiXt)131' Jack
28, of Youngstown. Ohio, who is in the Plant Engineering | ,
was tasting her mother food Walter Reed hospital after having i involves the toorcllnatlon of Public the battle of pioductum goes on C Koons f'PIX:1c.' ) : George: P, Mid-

all last week had both legs amputated at mid- \\orks project; especially day and night. dleton AMM2t. Roland Shieve

The following will give you my thigh and his light arm amputated plans and lavouts for the future Every month Plant Engineering Sic, W E Yinglmg Sic and Dominic
idea Wisconsin, --- I above the wrist. I expansions:: of ,.X A K. One "|>e- draftsmen. turn out a map chart C Cimino FIe tEMI.)

I '." 'AR ROM) RILLIIOMU/ / I. INSIDE OF W. H. Hood's' Pud

i PUBLIC WORKS ''Muddle Jumper

I Kt Pristilla, Glenn

lit Ethel M. !shanahan 1'\111'1'1") ln"|>e
The Design Section has a new W H Hood owns a car! Yep he

roller built for their" rolling machine does, and what a beauty It happens
E\'en'one is welcome" to use'
to be a 37 Ford Coupe. It
,, s. 'It.. We still smell that Mr. Vaughnis
r'n. j his with the runs. too, and wonderously well.
? Yt+alreQ' >+ #I f1laCAl rolling own turn
le"x" and maple mixture! I One day Hood passed me in his

I Mr. Reynolds of the Electrical car, with his nose high in the air-
a + V k191Ab6Cb Ms Section. passed around cigars the ( just as if it were a Buick Con-
n't it''s other day Reason: He is the tertible Coupe! True." he says,
pioud father of a bouncing boy. i "It's not exactly the prettiest" car
j Congratulations! in the world but it gets me there"
\ I After Hood gets this ol car of
t The warm weather is E'ncoul'ag.Illg
his started, he rattles down the
the "Kf'f'p.U.KooL" to "
street toward the Air Base he
with their new'el'sion of the fame
e wonders if the thing start
ous 1 l'ep-U.Kool Unit: Watch ,
xY for itMr: if he stops to pick up Mr. Hart
Just to play safe, he Mows down,
Nlederle, (Arch) lifts anew and Hart jumps on from "hel'ehe'd
three tube floiirestent lightin been wa iting.IHldmlldlll..
place of his former h\t tubemodel 1 .
Our .
lle'tt, learning fast, jumper still
= has another regular passenger,
Agnes Joseph couldn't arrangefor though, and 1hat' Mr. (ole,
her favorite "Jitter'.Bugger" '" to Hood trieM to slow It down, but

accompany her to the Big Party the denied old thing just pantstougfis
Friday night He had "the duty ,
splutter. *, and finally
An Inspiration or "Pep Talkmeeting tomes to a "IOI-\1dl''tl!t tired
was called for nine 0'- out Hart piles out and the two
lock In the Confer ence Room for men push for evt'rt thing thet'ie

Supervisors At nine ten only two !, worth, 1"11/1111.,. alter several dull
had arrived Mr. Garth told this jerks, the tar's off again, and
story: Two Scots had an appoint- ('ole and Unit gleefully. hop
> .
'.- ; ment at a bank for eleven oclock alm.inl.
it" -00'. a. '4 s.tie __ ,.a ... ( |
The picture above shoes t:, o.larI1of' Meeting was called and only one' | Minutes" later we hear "Throw
) c'h luau, 'lhomisl'ml; M- past four ,('ltr". UK specialty had not followed the art ulsketching Scot was there A day 01 "so' after'Sand I out the anchor, Cole!" Cole Ivortiedly -
U Ic'Itcrliiflltn ; or sign painting an A )' met Angus and berated him )
answers Cant"! Its
If'n. s/| and lack I'd\\ard Pain ,\ too Is a native of .Jacksonville profession Ix'foreturning Into for his non-appearance. whichhe the prop!" Whertfore. stuckon ,..

$,'/.", standing IM fore the He has Ixcn in theNavt the Sin He was a tier surgeon received this retort: "I was laughs merrily and tells Hood
largo bllllmarcl which they justntplrl fur 17 months and Ins bt trade, sketching only! asa there 30 seconds' before eleven and I put blocks under the 'wheels to
I been stationed I here I In the Public hubby. instead
a at 30 seconds after eleven '
no one
for the War .
-4l congratulating himself
( < painting I on
.. \\ urk's Department all that All these men do f'\f'c'II'lIt had shown up and I left!" his foresight: '
Uonil Office here on the station time I I'ur tin tears prior to entering profession work Ihe !sign's I "
This painting was an original! : the Sissy lie vtasin the they hate painted at various -:N -- i I Shush! Can't tell you any more
Wta sketched l>'t Allen and Davis \rt l Iepartsuent of a chain of pine.es ('ii the station have limes i'sees' jhN for \ .>(.* 'right now Here Hood himself

which Allen and Mr harps Miami the.at res. Mien "I,,'I'i II II II'" (.ausecl) quite a hit if favorable | Philadelphia painted on the billboard these In transferring' and painting the continent! 'I hot consider their veterans returning from this wai admit I did exaggerate a little--
three men work In the rigs atlual drawings from the sketchto IMS job the sign, liberty Iltllhrlsiinas will be the "most employable group ,,011. fla) !*e forgive me for telling
Shop of the I'ul.licorks Ifcpt. the ssignl's'ard.1)asis (' lull 'Peace on arth in the countrj superior to and' ||I all this nonsense, but it made such
Mr. llj rK"> Is a native of ,>a<'ktionvtlta i the I bin of the trio, CtooOill lowunl Dlen.c which other pmip: any place In the I I I, a feotd; story1
and has been doing also latins >la .ksoiitllli> MM his I tl>O painted en the liilllioaril in world." E Gen Frank T. Hints I I I **.
work of thi sort for the past 16y home and be, too, haw ''''''11 in front e.( the War )isms! ))trice Administrator Vttei' >si' Affairs' 'I To Ret:\ to the top says a banker,
*m. lie hay 'been working a* a1dgn the 2kMtv fur 17 month. Howeter I last Ihtembfr fur the INarlllaibor told the Philadelphia Control t'f the I I the plate to ntnit is at the bottom)
writer at this station for I unlike the other two, he l.ay ,War Ron\: Drive. (ConlroJl 'rs' Institute of America. I And also) t>1the let'el.l '



Page.. Tea NATTC. __ _JAfc AIR 'NEWS SECTION 15 'March. 1945

'1 Come On, Chilians, 'Les Dance; I Practical Training In AP School I II

Tomorrow Night's The Night

Let's, Dance:"
Tomorrow night the auditorium will be the scene of the first
dance ever held at NATTC and all Indication point to a most suesressful
-- part)'. Attendance Mill, be limited< to Ship' Company personnel"
N 9 and their guest

Dancing: will, begin at 2030 and last until 2SOO, with, music to
\ be furnished< bj the "Air Raiders", and If there In any question in ) 4 4r
jour mind an to whether, they ran beat out a mean Jive just be
I on deck Friday night. Then too. you guys and gals who stem from
Erie should be happy to know,' that the auditorium will, abound withgreen
decorations in honor of Saint Pat. Also there will" be refresh-
menu for that pause between", hop*.
Need' we bay more? Oh yes, line jour date up now.
Jack Siveter ill chairman of the dance committee and assisting
him are the> following committees: Imitation and Publicity, Cart
Miller, John Richbourg and Mjstlc Towers; Transportation>> Phyllis
Zimmerman, John Caver and Frank Larson; Refreshment, Gertrude -
Zanner, Bernadine Samond and Hubert Whited; Decoration,
Miriam Brooks, Lynn 1'epperman and Oscar Shelby; and Music and
Entertainment, Walter Johnson and Sargi ,Jereb.
--- -- -- ---
-- -- ---- ---- --- -- -
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Long Jump From M.A.D.OnAir

Southern Farm The eleventh In the series of r The trim little job shown above I* a Link trainer, and it play
N A T T C radio broadcast, a* important role' in the Instruction of students In the NATTO
Trained' for Victory.will be Automatic Pilot School. Here an Instructor explain Mme .f tile
To Normandy j heard tonight from 1815 to 1830 I mysteries of the complex unit to a student..
I !over station WJAX. Thin -
It ,is quite a jump from a farmin ,
will be devoted< to the
Hundreds Of Students To
Tennessee to Normandy Marine Aviation detachment, of Learning
'I Elmer F. Vise has been .
beach, but which, Lt. CoL W. T. Evans la *
I able to take it in his stride. commanding officer 1 l Repair, Maintain Automatic Pilots
Vise, an Aviation Ordnance Mate _

__ ____ ___ __ on ____ 2c \\oiked on his father's farm With increased use of automatic : ment-can be:--:and- is-=fouled up.
near Winchester, Tenn Until he Chief At SK-V pilots in airplanes, there an increasing
Sonja Ilenie I had the urge in March of 1940 to need for more mainten- I and trouble shooting is one ot the

e' There's plenty variety in the join the navy He had his "boot"at School Has Had ance of those energy-saving gad- !I principal phases of the practical
USO show, "Step On It," which is j Norfolk and stayed on for the gets, and here at NATTC hundreds studies Instructors place trouble lathe
playing the NATTC Auditorium 1 ordnance school there, His next of men Navy Marine, I pilots, students single out the
today at 1800 and 2000 duty took him to Panama where Plenty Of ActionIt Army and civilian -- are being trouble, and give the answers for
? Led by Jean Walker who serves I he worked in the ordnance division schooled in the mechanical makeupof proper repair before they're considered .
as master of ceremony the players of A and R. When war was declared was mid-summer or midwinter the pilots. I fit to go on the line aa
\offer a bill of entertainment that + Vise was brought back: to whichever ;you like to think It Like most of the technical train APML (automatic pilot mainten-
;' ranges all the way from rope spinning Norfolk and joined a patrol squadron was 7 February, 1942, and a U. S.I I ing courses in the Navy, the Auto.J ance line) men
and whip cracking to singing flying P-boaU off the Atlantic cruiser was steaming across the i, matic Pilot School Like other mechanical
and dancing Other acts include seaboard. equator, The sun was blazing in I I highly concentrated, and in the things or
juggling a comedian violinist, a In April 1942 he was sent to the sky, and there was a false ser I span of 10 weeks men get all they I j employing electronics, manufacturers for
trio of acrobats, and a half dozen Quonset Point and after a coursein enity in the air, Three days later need to know for ground maintenance spot are in the constantly automatic vying field top
lovely dancers. gunnery his next duty took him that serenity was to be blasted to of the intricate and delicate and as a result there are pilot several,
The Welfare Department called to Argentina. WHle most people high heaven I little machines that are making makes and models
attention to the change in time for would think this sounds grim," said ...-.-..... But on 7 February flying less and less of a nerve- I the Navy at present being Every utilized typathat by

Friday's show Because of the Vise, "it is a nice base with many Adrian F, wracking activity. Soon, two additional I goes into naval aircraft is included .
dance for Ship's Company person- facilities and the chow" was extra Webb, now CS- ; weeks will be added to the in the course here
nel tomorrow night, there will be good. I enjoyed it a lot there" : course with a flying phase at
only one showing of "Unseen," and During this tour of duty Vise KV, was a third Gainesville, Georgia, There, men The school was established at
class storekeep- will get some first-hand instruction NATTC last fall and by May will
it will start at 1730. I was out one day on a patrol hopin f
cham- in making repairs and adjustments have turned out hundreds of maintenance .
Sonja Henie, Incomparable a PBY. "Luck was with us as with two
pion of the flashing blades, comesto we spotted and sank a sub which ; years and five to the pilots in midair. men. Although in theorymen
the auditorium next Wednesday I had been hoping and hoping to I -) months of train- These automatic pilots, like vir- entering the school must have
in "It's a Pleasure," not only skat- j do:' Vise continued. "The oil slick I ing and expertnce tually every other phase of aviation the rate of AEM3c 'or equivalent
Ing her way to stardom, but was tremendous, but the thing that behind him, I are constantly being improved background students with a score
Ing her prowess as a Pro\-I, impressed me so was the stuff that That day he had new models are being produced, of different rates ranging all the
the picture came to the surface," I a new i-_ and electricity is taking the placeto way up to chief petty officer, have
The schedule for the week at In June 1943 Vise returned to Chief Webb ence Regu s some degree of hydraulics. That successfully taken the work.
the auditorium follows: the States and was assigned to an Neptune reigned over the ship, and means that those in charge of the --- --- -Wt----
Today, 1800 and 2000, USO escort carrier After some patrol- I Webb was inducted into the ancient school are constantly having lo Keep off the grant.
Show "Step Oa It." ing in the Atlantic he put In at and respected order of Trusty change their teaching program and ------ --i" --
Friday 1750 "Unseen" with, t Belfast and stayed there for several Shellbacks i must forever be planning and making A necking party is an affair that
Ray Duuand and Gall Russell, months Then he was transferred It p robabl y was fu d. provisions for passing the newword usually lasts until somebody gives
Saturday 1800 and 2000, "Cir- ;: to; one of our bases in southern and its probably good that Webb I I to students in, gives up, or gives out
eurnstantiaiEvidence"withLloyd and until "D"* Right now, for instance, Grumman -
England up day and a number of his shipmates got ----- ---
Nolan and Michael O'Shea I there was but one obJ. ave, pave in that bit of traditional naval i III in the process of gettingout 13 March
1500: and the a new pilot e ('tally tuned' U liuoiue tax day.
Sunday "Major the way for invasion This meant horseplay. Three days later the pe
Minor" with Ginger Roger; 1800 constant patroling of the English horseplay was a faint memory, and for use' in fighters It ita't past -
and 2000. "Pan Americana". w Ith channel and the Bay of Biscay. the cruiser was up to her neck in the "in process" stage jet, but 1--- Income Tax Day
Audrey I 13 IH
Today, March the last
', 1800 and 2000, "De- hours a day which meant constant came through that one, and on 10 ing plans for teaching It when it day to file jour final federal
strojer" with, toward Robinson. refueling and rearming and when March a month later-was steam in available income tax
for 1914
Tuesday, 1800 and 2000, "Houseof 6 June came and for nearly a week ing into the heart of the Battleof About 30 percent of the time in well all report estimated< return as
ear- with Bail Rathboneand thereafter we didn't get any sleep," Salamaua. the 10 weeks course is devoted to j for the year jour U.:i. Should yon
Nigel Bruce.N'ednesday,1800. says Vise "But it was thrilling and classroom study using mockups, !
Then have
things steadied down a little any question' or need the
and 2000, "It'sa cutaways, schematics, movies and i
I was fortunate enough to get in I
As far as the official record necessary forms rail at the legal
Pleasure" with Sonja Ilenie on a couple of hops. The German other visual aids. The balance of i
there I office *
goes, were two months free topside building
and Michael O'Shea. subs were thick as ants but we the time is given over to practical
of naval warfare On 1 May, Webb annex or Lt. James' Jackson,
---'-- together with the British had a studies, utilizingmod ls of the var-
""" moved up the rating ladder to-sec I assistant ship's service officer,
LUCY BEAMS field day and we got our share ond class storekeeper, and scarcely ious pilots Link pilot trainers, and building 517. '
Ljucy Adkins, of Public Relations which of course made the actual had time to sew on the extra stripe other practical aids. The equip- ----------
was really beaming the other landings much easier." before he and his shipmates were
day and she had good reason to ( Vise returned to the States in I in the thick of the Battle of the
da so She had just received I July 1944 and put in a tour of Coral Sea which lasted from 6 to AVIATION S 02CKCEPEQ
word that her brother John Ad-1 duty at NA:., Hutchinson Kansas. I 8 May.
kins, had been awarded the Air | He is now a student in the turrets I
The rest the becamea
Medal for "meritorious achievement :al His ribbons include good summer SKeeVqF017115
prolonged round of
while participating in aerial conduct, American theatre American 'participa-
tions. Here's the record "Partici
flights in the Southwest Pacificareas' I defense and European theatre
pated in the Battle of Midway 4 to
with two stars.
a I I June ; participated In expedition

IIi Brazilian Fliers Visit Center : Guadalcanal-Tulagi for the occupatiop Area and of the the

Solomon Islands 7 to 30 August;
participated in the expedition for

IN yw the 14 the to reinforcement 21 expedition September for of; Guadalcanal participatedin the occupa-, ? WE WAVE EMI.e /

tion of Funafuti and Ellice Island
w 1 to 4 October 1942."
Webb was able to celebrale the
; first Thanksgiving Day of 1942 on f fY
land, having just been transferredto
NAS, Santa Ana, Calif, and
'. ; \ j 1" v )F i1 having been upped to first class
L \ storekeeper the first of that month p L'/
In August of 1943 he was transferred (
rt to Lakehurst N, J, and
lighter-than-air duty, Last May, hew
as rated Chief, and in August his
CSK was switched to CSKV. Early
in February, he reported aboard
NATTC for further advanced train
ing in Aviation Storekeeping,
Before the chief responded to

,"" a '" r-oIk' -,. ,. iIIo the call of the sea--long before e)
Last week NATTC was honored by a visit from a group of Pearl Harbor. -he lived in Ironton,
distinguished flyers of the Brazilian Air Torre who are nuking a Ohio That's still home to his father -
tour of inspection of various Army and Navy bases.! The group was, Marshall Webb
escorted by Lt. Comdr. Gale McLean, executive officer of Student -
Officers Headquarter, NAOTC and representing NATTC WM. Lt. Keep the area clean.
Comdr. William RL Coles Ordnance Training officer. Heading from
left to right are Commander McLean,. Lt, Cot Marcie de Souria :KMelkt ., OD: "You' certainly are a sad
Lt. ,CoL Gabriel Grun Moss! Lt. CoLI) Newton Ruben Si...U, lookingtol::; .' Who does your laundry -
Seeps CoL Amerlco?LeaJ.I.Lt.. Comdr. Colca, Lt. Col, Arnuuadprerdlgiw ?"

,. Lt ,CoL Charles Alberto Huet d41 j OHvcJro' .$anipio, >Ih j. SP:,"Nobody. I. .tear, off the buttons -,
t load de Crw Secco FiIlio.F l iysw Lf." '' "


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March, W40 NATTC Jl.c4TR,, NEW SECTION/ Pag EIeven4h }

1 School Chums Get Together- :- -TOrdnance'Vork' r 7r M.:4Jl' .

TCen 1 Hard and Fast On

t A YWIr- Fighting FrontsThere's IIIomOllN6JI

\ no rest for the weary or

for those pilots, aircrew men, and By Corp.. Herb Johnston, Jr.

) ground men up at the bases where I More power to Leroy Ernest

the fighting: is taking place, as Powers, who claims no relationship -
r ? 1 many a man. Just retuinm? Icr I to the New Yorker hose!

further training here, can testify. I models are a synonym for grace ,
By John lUchbourp AEMSo One of those who recently I and beauty. Sgt. Powers is a baker -

Spring! The mild, gentle daughter 3A 2 A. ? 1 brought back some first-hand, although I. and his interest in models is
largely restricted. recollections ,
strictly unprofessional However
of wlnte-r. fills the air with
of activities in the Southwest the Sgt. more than lives up to Urn
pounds of song birds and the haunt w eisI Pacific is Ned M. Cooper, AOMlc, I name when it comes. to choting1

ing, Indefinable scents of bursting who is now in an Advance Ordnance WAVE companions.

buds growing gross and newleaves. I nL School here.jie .- I Thinking out loud: With all the

s -(none repair responsible duties that are his, we
Spring! When the breeze is soft
wort at I wonder how Corp. Dan Savitt sandwiches -
And lush--when it's fun to be alive.
New Guinea and in so many extra-cullicular
Sort of puts you in a nostalgic!
frame of mind, doesn't it? Makes s Morotal under 4
; Y Rough and tumble was the orderof
;your thoughts of home and loved conditions thatweren't
ones stronger than ever. Reminds 4_: e the day last Sunday at the

;you of the old gang at home-the conducive beach, where Corp. Fred Pt-cis,
to slow Raymond Jones, Don Eaton and
gang that's all split up now, and
flattened all over the world for S. studied effort others disported themselves in a
dazzling display of muscles and
Uncle Sam. when moments _
fine footwork. Nobody got hurt,
Makes you remember church on I I +K meant victory
but it was rough on that new sun
Sunday, moonlight boating trips on or defeat; and burn. Please pardon a persona) observation -
lake in the park, hay rides, he with others had Cooper
but we recently decided
K'he treks the woods I I has AOMlc
through undergone
once and for all, that "rough and
automobile rides with your a nightly bombings by enemy planes, tumble" is only for the younger
best girl or fellow, fishing trips, and plenty of strafing in the daytime I men. Yipe!
bicycle rides and a million and oe ,I .
other things. Makes you more i I 1 But then, Ordnanceman Cooperhas "nO)''', It pays to May In

keenly aware of your desire to see had the opportunity to dish it shape," Captain Fred F. Frink,

an end to the war and a world atI I .1 out, too. For five months he flew popular IK). Sqd. C.O. and Judo'

peace to be a civilian again and I I Three former San Jose (Calif.) State College men-all now Black Cat hops out of New Guinea mentor wall always telling us.
undertake the pursuit of happiness I attacking shore installations as Captain Frink leaves the M.A.D.this ,
with equal military rank -enjojed a recent get-together at NATTC.Capt. week to assume other duties.! "
with your family and friends, to well as enemy shipping That was
re-establish your home, to get back :I I), S. True, VSMC at left was prominent in the San Jose during the last half of 1943. I To the countless men who hate

to work, to take up the task once i student body and was a member of the student council lle"ls now Late last year, he was again engaged served" under his command the
atttuheil to at Jax. Lt. Heaver Meadows, in Black ex-All American t>tand. a* sti
again of building some sort of a a fighter squadron NAS Cat hops, this time
future for ;jour family. That's the t'S.NK: (:SC; ), (center wan formerly associate' profe* or' In business from Moiotal bases. living example of all that Is Implied .

way Spring affects me this 'ear. administration at the college and taught both Captain True and Mixed in with that active com by the dimple admonition

If I have been garrulous on the Capt. 1W.. (Cook I'SAAP, right. Meadow IH offUer-ln-tharge of bat duty in the Southwest Pacific "Stay in shape" a strong card

subject, please overlook it. If you the AviationStorekeeper !School here Captain Cook was pilot of the was some instruction in the same agile physique, an alert mind, m,

feel the way I do- it's awful, isn't San Jose football team during its successful 1939 campaign when I area Twice he attended schools in cheerful, enthusiastic spirit, anda

it? he gained nationwide attention by' accounting for some 40 pointsvia Perth, Australia. !I' fine sense of fair play.
his well-trained toe, whileinlaying the guard position When Ordnanceman Cooper gets (The above is real. not RAMBLING .

--- ready return fn Creek o
Did notice that -- --- -- -- --- -- -
handsome l
you ;:hehl .J hni'op A pre-war sailboat enthusiast,
C. father
sailor "Mapping" out the note And + SH S fROm fATTCCrcjLLk3c I Sgt. John O. Brown seems to have
Joins lives he'll be the
tm the "dog |IOIIM>" in Kay Kin- Navy I'SPL : er, minimum, wearing Aircrew at forsaken his former hobby to become -
very the Insignia
nry'r Orchestra, the other
a railroad man. He must own
and three combat stars for ...
when Kinney and hit aggregation Sees The WorldRalph at least a quarter interest in some'
n combing and strafing on three or
appeared at ATTC? A
of the Eastern lines, Judging from
master with the hula L. Jacobs SKlc who more occasions. He's been commended
past "jive" reported the dough he ptout for tickets
wa n't he? The fellow with the recently for instruction at bat zone'of, too, the for service in the com- before furlough, during furlough -
Southwest Pacific
overgrown > iolln was AlnerChrlMlan. the SKV school is one sailor that Area. after furlough alwayson

MUS2c, a member of will be able to keep his grandchildren ---- gi- the gq Is friend Brownie. Wtl)
the fiATIC band. entertained for a long time after all, one must look out for

with accounts of where he went Writing Team Is one's interests, mustn't one?

Over in Flue Control, the AO- and what he saw while aboard ship ( And one must not go on and (,nand
MB's are wondering what their for the entries in his record read Established HereThe I on when one no longer has

rates! are going to be changed to like a pre-war pamphlet from a First do you mind if this column I Aviation Training Course anything to say, must one ? One

next They are now AFC's . I tourist agency They go like this: does a bit of bragging? Remember I writing team was established as sometimes learns those lessons the

Talk about being<< on the ball, the 7 August 1942- participated in few weeks we said Dotty : of 1 March 1945 with an office in 'hard way, but one doe learn. So
AFC instructors are leally sweat bombardment of Japanese ships a ago Building 501 Lt. David Donovan, stop pushing that brick buildirgour

ing It out these days, since many. and sho-re installations I Waldron was leading the life of USNR, is the officer member of way. We're through for Lids

(0 if the Officer instructors are attending a t Riley? Maybe we were being psychic this team, and P. R. Tyler, S1/c, Thursday period! (Or should

the classes just looking Kiska, Aleutian nevertheless in the Catholic is the enlisted member Both of the period be after the word

things over Islands Chapel at 1730 Sat. March 10th, these men have had experience; in "through" ?)
A note of S/Sgt. James Lentz, Dotty became Mrs. Jerry newspaper, advertising and publicity -- --- --
Jr., a student in AFC class) F15. 18 February; Best of luck always, kids. Riley.I writing before entering the Jacksonville writing team was it--
What did you do to deserve such 1943 participated Naval sE'rvice. vising the 1944 Aviation Metal
popularity) ? They miss you like a in bombardment I Now girls you can draw a big I The writing team will work in Work book This was completedlast
,. I I
guy misses that first after bieak- it "3'n of sigh of relief for I promise (for I conjunction with the Training Department I week and the team is cur-
fast cigarette, and that's plenty. Japanese ships this time anyway) no more scuttle under the direction of I ICNATechTia rently engaged in editorial workon

When 1 say "they", I mean the .r and shore installations butt. Believe me, this isn't scuttlebutt I I in revising and originating I I Aircraft Turret and Aviation
at although it may sound like it, Aviation Training Course Supply books.
"unholy three" and all of AFC Youcan't I J
Chicagoff Har- Just a place some one was kind books. c..jLj -- --
n marine dow ti !
long with ; little lh g'lik; a: Ralph Jacobs bor and Holtz enough to tell me about and I I The first Job undertaken by the Today is income: tax day
Aleutians. thought you would like to know -- --- --- -
"chailey horse" so "hurry up" and Bay, Attu, --
I 19 February 1943-- pal tldpatf'd bout it too.
Continued: on Page Twelve
--- --. in night engagement with Japanese Are ;you the outdoor type who I[ Maybe You Know. i. C'ornazy j
armed merchantman. loves to ride for miles astride a
!Av. )
StorekeeperIs same off Attu. I high spirited' horse with nothing
IIayVeteran ," I 2.12 August 1943participatedin I overhead but the pines thickly I PACKAGES SHIPPED AND PACKED '
with do
bombardment shore installations hung Spanish moss---or
I I '
Back from two ;years of duty at Kiska. you like the clear blue sky with BY RED CROSS VOLUNTEERS IN '
outside the continental limits of the sun beaming on you? All you' THIS WAR WOULD FILL A TRAIN ,' gjie
J 20 November to 6 December 1943participated
the United States, Amadeo E. Salinas I' bombardment I, have to do is choose and if you IS MILES LONG, OR ABOUT 'r
in the ,
SK3/C, probably 'can tell -- should happen to be in the mood 36 TRAINS r' e'
and occupation of Tarawa '
most any one some Interesting and I' support for hiking that you can do arounda AVERAGE LENGTH.rF' '
Atoll of the Gilbert Islands. : \' ,
intimate details of the European golf course or Just around. For;
I invasion- -when the seal of security 29 January to 6 February 1944- the ones who don't care for so
S' is lifted from his lips. participated in air strikes bombardments I much exercise! theie's the best o'

Salinas who lives at Falfurrias ; and occupation of Kwa-I all-a beautiful river lined with 7

Texas, when he isn't helping rid Jalein Atoll, Marshall Islands.I moss covered pines, there are smaller ,

the world of antagonistic I 17 February to 23 February 1944I streams leading off with shady 7
I '- participated In bombardment grass coveted banks. Need I say
J a p. sand support and occupation of Eniwe- I that this is just the place for picnics .

Nazis, is now tok Atoll, Marshall Islands. I or fishing All you need is a

attending the (s 30-31 March 1944 --participated I pair of strong willing arms to row I

Aviation S t orehreper in raids and air strikes on Palaui the boat or canoe (if they al"en't t

School. i Islands and Yap Island, Caiolines.I too strong or willing there ate always 4

For nearly I I 1 April .1944--participated Jn motor boats), and to bait the I

three weeks his raids and air strikes on Woleai i iCarolinE's. fishing hook. Can you think of amore ,f 1 kbf

ship patrolled the Island, enjoyable way to spend a

English Channel, 11 June to 10 August lf'44 lovely spring afternoon or Sunday?

beginning wit h participated in bombardment, support In fact it Is one grand place to SINCE JULY 1,1941,
D-iinv and endIng i
and occupation of Saipan, rf'lax-and make believe its the RED CROSS VOLUNTEER

25 June, 1944. A. K. Salinas Guam and Tinlan Island in the good old days again, when you ,C .+ NURSES AIDES HAVE
It for
almost endless vigil
was an
Mailanas. lidn't[ have a care in the w 01 Id. Another SERVED 21,614,210 HOUflS
those 20 he recalled the other ,
18 June 1944--"particlpatf'd in the nice feature about this
very L.-
day when in" for his -
"checking I \
engagement between the 5th fleet wonderland is the cost. It tloesn t L
SKV School .: OF ABOUT 2,490 YEARS
and the Japanese fleet off Saipan 1 take any small fortune to enjoy
tance his ship and mission playedin Marianas, in which over 350 yourself) And you will come back \
the invasion was further testified nese aircraft and several Japa-// j feeling like a new pei son-relaxed

by the fact that 11 high-rank- carriers and destroyers were de- -and agreeable with life again.

ing staff officers were aboard during stiojed by American forces TS. Just to prove this' i< the entire pa tr'of. sir.. It looks like Jacobs y v
Yes aiiy tale we'll tell you how to get
Back in 1943 Salinas
May ,
and his ship leally got around t hetetake the bus to San Juan,
was initiated into the ancient order SINCE PEARL HARBOR JUNIOR t !
JjU ---- -
of -- -- ? hangs to Lake Shore bus and ask
The record of
course shows that the latitudinal Remember the Jtal (><***. the driver to let you off at Cedar RED CROSS HAS PRODUCED 25

position! was "0.00 degrees," but --_.%_JJLJ--- -- 1 IVCT,-walk two blocks over a MILLION SERVICEMEN COMFORT 1

Just where the ship was in lelation \\EKKLV UKATHKBFOKKCAHT quaint wooden brid ---there you AND RECREATION ARTICLES-PING PONG" .

to east or, west was censored for are holding the key to a door leadng iTABLES GAME BOARDS LAP BOARDS r 1
the I('('or d. The first par t of the week mild i nlo ,A day of Jurnt! fxcj), e-i CANES AND SUPPERS-TOR CAMPS AND 'ft .+
Roses" the latter part; of
as "Four ,
Help the fled Cross, you may the week will be as hot as a Hay --- \ .
need Its, help.*o ne !ay, Kinney hula dancers Have you J<>im<

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:' Pag Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 15 March:, 1945

J. /

l 1 Will Manage NATTC Nine Tennis TourneysTo AEM Teams Battle For

... ...
Start TodayWith Basketball Title TonightThe

i the best netters at NATTC
entered, play starts today In the basketball championship of NATTC will be a! stakeat

enlisted men's and officers' tennis 1800 tonight at the, gym when the crack Bks. 19 five

* p1 1 tournaments at the Training Cen- squares off against either Bks. 20 or Bks 21.

ter, J" ks. 19 Whipped two good teams last week\: to. ,,
Pairings have been made in both finals of the double elimination tournament with an unsullied)
and first round matches
record, while Bks. 20 and Bks. 21,
must be completed by next Mondajr Barracks 20 defeated Barracks each of whom have dropped one
and results reported to Lt. (Jg) 21 Monday night at the tourney game, were slated to clash
Don Christiansen of the Physical Gym, 22 to 20, to enter the earlier this week with the winner
Training Department. finals. entering the playoff.
Favored entries in. the officers''' Under double elimination rules

singles are Miller, Womach, Penn New Arrival a team must suffer two defeats

and Whitson; and in the doubles, -_.......... ..... .. -_......... ., before being eliminated. Thus, Bks.
4tW' Whitson-Miller and Weeks-Wo- 19, with Unblemished tournament .
macho Heading the list of contes- record, has two shots at the
tants in the enlisted men's meet title Should Bks. 19 lose tonight,
are Siveter, Lenham, Sitton and a second and championship game
Gala, and doubles teams of Siveter. will be slated at the same time

Lenham and Gala-Hoover. Friday night. The winner of the
--- Bks. 21-Bks. 20( clash faces an uphill

struggle in that this team,
Golf Lessons Are with one defeat in its record, will
have to defeat Bks. 19 both Thurs.
da" and Friday to win the crown.

V Offered For FreeFree S $ The triumphant march

through the 26-team field by

golf lessons now are avail- these three clubs makes the finals
able to all NATTC personnel, Including t'a. an all-AEM League affair.
sailors, marines, WAVESand All three teams were alsoransIn 't.,
officers. the strong: ARM loop In regular ,IJ J
Classes were started this weekat season'pia)'. Bks. 19 woundup
n the station course with Bob with a 5-4 league record, with
Reynolds, SpA)3c( ) of the Physical Ilk*. 21 standing at 4-5 and Bks.
Training Department, providingthe I 70 at 3-6.

instruction. All potential By- The steady Bks. 19 quintet dealt
ron Nelsons, duffers or strangersto out initial defeats to two hot clubs
.: 'R.C"' ':.. ""'" ..... ii.. ......................,....>>w. .. the game can receive these lessons last week while maintaining its
I Me Teetsel, pepper Infielder who has dug Ms spikes Into some by signing up at the station 'unblemished mark Bks. 17, AEM
h of baseball's. best double A diamonds, will manage the NATTC nine clubhouse. League champ, bowed to Bks. 19
this season. The baseball veteran formerly was the property of the Classes will be held between "'"' -- :t. John J, in a 30 to 27 thriller and Bks. 53
New York Giants and St Louts Cards and has played for Columbus, 0900 and 1000 and 1430 and 1530;1 Gallagher fel: by the wayside, 26 to 13.

S Toledo and :Memphis.. Though admittedly! no spring chicken, Teetsel l dailY, and clubs and balls will be I Bks. 20 and Bks. 21 each scored

'. : plans to play: at least part-time this season.h _. provided for the students. All I Former College three victories during the weekto
--- ---
( ---- phases of the game will be covered reach the semi-finals. Bks. 20

+ Candidates Called For NATTC starting with the grip, stance Cage Coach JoinsP. whipped Bks. 16 by 32 to 19; Bks
and swing, and including all the 58 by 25 to 23; and Bks. 26 by
finer points. 21 to 18 Bks '21 defeated Ad-

Nine Practice To Start Monday Reynolds, long a student of the T. DepartmentLt. vanced Ordnance of the School
; game, is a well Known amateur I League, 43 to 27; AGM-Unit 4 of
mksman[ ) in New York State. John J. Gallagher, basket- the Ship's Co. loop, 29 to 22; ani
). The thrilling crack of bat against ball soon will ring Though he has never played or ball coach and athletic director at AEM-Unit 5, 21 to 20.
the start of for the NATTC taught professionally, he has had
out at NATTC with practice Niagara University for 12 years In other also-ran games Aircraft

baseball team next Monday afternoon at the athletic field I several ing experience years of impromptu and has helped teach- before he entered the Navy, is the 'Turret downed the MarineR, 26 to( '
west. of Bks. 19. 21;; AEM-Unlt 5 outpointed Bks 6,
golfers improve their member of the NATTC
many game. newest 27 to 24; AEM-Unit 5 repeatedover
A quartet of former oustanding home is the
Reynolds' course Physical Training Department. He
Aircraft Turret, 28 to 15;
minor league stajs will form the IBM Club at Johnson
NATTC NewsreelContinued Country reported here last week from an Bks. 17 whipped Comissary, 42 to
nucleus of the club, which will include he club
City, N. Y., where was East Coast station. 22, and Bks. 26 eliminated Bks. 17
j several other talented diamond for several before
From Page Eleven champion years Lt. Gallagher calls Niagara I by 38 to. 17. High scorer was
..... veterans and promising get out of the hospital. Mary Par- entering the Navy. Golf is his fa- Falls, N. Y. his hometown, but he Fowler of Bk,. 17 with 18 points.
youngsters. vorite game, and he also is skilledIn
the address of the also is no stranger to Brooklyn.He --ijij-
sons, please copy baseball football track and has
Practice for pitchers and catchers
above They tell me that WAVE played on the Air Raiders basket- played basketball and footballat "Wash" N Ov'"AUStar"
got underway last Monday
Johns University of Brook-
Betty Caves, Sic, can drink more ball team. lIe is a soccer instructor Tex
with the remainder of the squad Washington sure-shooting
1924-28 and his
during upon
milk than anybody, That's some in the NATTC Train- lyn
Physical Air
due to open training sessions next graduation became cage coach and Raider forward, has joined his
Monday. attribute. % Ing Department. athletic director at St. John's Prep teammate, Guard Holly Collins, in

The teayi probably will represent School in that well known city. the "all-star" ranks.
From the Automatic Pilot Tex former West Texas
of 80-Mile
NATTC In outside tilts with other Copies
In 1931 he accepted the Niagara
School we learn that J. C. Brady, College eager and later a Texas
service nines and 1 i' so, will be the
AEMSc, and Chief Moore are at Area Maps AvailableWith U position and remained there until high school coach, has been namedon
second team on the station to slate
his entrance in the Navy earlyin
I the Grumman Aircraft FactoryIn the all-opponents team of the
inter-station games. A combined summer practically here, 1943. His basketball teams during -
Long Island, N.Y., learningall Welch Hospital Phy-Eds. Collins
NAS-NATTC .club will represent many of us will doubtless get the this period compiled an attrac-
about that new Grumman who was selected on the St. Augustine -
Mainside, and several diamond to "hit the road" and see
Pilot urge tive record against fast competition. Coast Guard's all-oppo
i the Center will this which the
of state
stars at Training something nents' team a couple of weeks ago,
play for both teams. R. A, McCarter, AEMlc, formerly "Rebels" so rudely took away from His first Naval assignment after was named on the Welch's second

Vic Teetsel, SpAlc( ) who of unit :2! of the AEM School, the Seminoles. indoctrination was at Iowa Pre- all-opponent five.
managed the NATTC Bluejack shipped out 5 March for CASU In all seriousness, 'here is muchto Flight, where he served in the The Air Raiders split a two-
eta In league play last year, will duty. The TAP gang is learning see in northern Florida and Physical Training and the Military game set with Welch winning here
handle the club again this season all about the girl situation in Southern Georgia and had it not Departments. He left Iowa in October 44 to 36 and losing there 39 to 38.
and has Issued a call to all play- Jax from E. G. Youcls, AEM3c. been for the fact that the Navy or 1944, for the East Coast.Lt. Washington notched eight and 15
era here to come out for the He keeps the UR wing of barracks Marine Corps sent us to Jackson- Gallagher is on leave of absence points respectively in the two tilts.
team Everyone Is eligible to play ville many of us would not have -
14 awake most of the night talkingin from Niagara U., and will
I Including officers marines, students his sleep. Word gets to us that had this opportunity to visit such return there after the war. The Red Cross Drive Is still on.
and Ship's Company men. places as Silver Springs St. Augustine
I the men have been anxiously awaiting
i The team U expected to be much the address of that "gorgeous Daytona Beach, and Sea ,

1 I stronger than last J'ear's, whkJi blonde beauty" he was seen with Island. Bulkhead
was limited to sailors. recently, his latest discovery As a guide to that area whichis
bounds" and
Teetsel plans to forsake the considered "in -'- .

bench for active playing duty and Allen Starks, AEM2c, is takinga which includes these and and unusual other I : .. .:\ .. .. ;
equally interesting
will team with three other "name" course in Carbon Monoxide De- '

players, Johnny Bittner, Charlie tection at Carnegie Tech, Pittsburgh places, the and Public distributed Relations with Office last .t. ; .

Woddail and Johnny Killough, to It's temporary duty . week's prepared issue of the Jax Air Newsan
give the club a strong professional Chief Violet and E. G. Cooper, I
80-mile area Additional
touch. Teetsel starred at infield AEMlc leave in Lucasville map. /
are on ele4 )
copies are available at the Public '.,
for Columbus of the American Association Ohio and St. Cloud, Minnesota, re- Relations office and should any- t
Toledo and Memphis in spectively Unit 2's big green one desire information regardingany
the late 1930's. He is a pepperpoton hangar looks like a million dollars of the towns or places or data
the field, and there is plentyof since it's been revamped Rus concerning transportation, hotels,
action when he is around.E Myers, SpTlc, is still in the etc., we are sure that you will find ? .
*tner; provides the club withan Mainside Hospital recovering froman the Chamber of Commerce and
ace moundsman He is a veteran operation. If he doesn't hurry I Tourist and Conver.tIon bureau
twirler and compiled an excellent and get out, control unit will haveto most helpful. The former is located -
record for four years with the Hollywood close down To be sure, it at 227 West Forsyth Street
nine in the Pacific Coast is only the month of March, but and the Bureau in Hemming Park.
League. June is here. With the opening of Just remember that beyond the 80-
\\oddall U the man with the the new photographic departmentat mile limit requires special permission
big ,stick. The powerful outfielder Ship's Service Miss June Lyle ,
made quite a name for himself returns to NATTC as representative
while lowering the ball for the of Bon Art Studio. -
Atlanta Crackers of the !Southern --a -
Association, and he Is expected Hahn And \'VheatlevAre
to pace: the team's attack. LEAGUE STANDINGTeam

Killough, a marine, played a lot Contest WinnersA .
W I.Av
of infield for Beaumont in the couple of sailors this week tire Control 31 20
Texas League, and is an excellent are $10 richer in War Stamps for Phy. Trng./ & \\ el 31 29
fielder and good hitter. He played Ordnance 30 21
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for the M.A.D. outfit last year. Dewey in the final Naval hero con- AEM 18 33
Two other Bluejacket players of ltlll l ,en ary 14 87

last year will provide experienceand I test.The winners are F. Hahn LAST UKKIi-sTtESULlS; \ e :
power at the plate. They are AFC3/C, in Ship's Company, and
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also play for the Mainside all-sta from the hit: determinedthe -- -
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1700. The NATTC diamond is being I potentially strong outfit, Ordnance 771-658-782:; -220* Sl4 r
put into excellent shape and soon The University of Florida may High game. Fry, flay Trng &
will be ready for play. I come here for the season's opener Wei 233. High series, Fir, 582 "It's not, thai I can't copy semaphore I imt con'iJkef'I.'W
The top service nines in this The local team also will enter the( -