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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: April 12, 1945
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Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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.5' 12 April, 1945

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a' An Activity o/ the Naval Air Operational Training Command I


t.! .'. U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
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,Ij Nine Service" Lt. Comdr. Paxton I Welcomed y To NAOTC Sla// Wi' _,_ More RecreationIs

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Ground Training In Store For

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\t Officer On StaffHolds Naval PersonnelUnit


Number of AwardsFor Get-Togethers Are

Valorous Deeds In Given Encouragement By

-- Pacific War TheatreLt. New. Financial ProgramMore

Comdr. Norman L. Paxton, i unit parties, picnics,
former executive officer of a night. dances and the like are in the
raiding "Black Cat" air squadronin cards for naval personnel of NAS
the Southwest Pacific, has Jacksonville. as a result of a new
joined the Naval Air Operational method adopted recently In the \
Training Command staff as ground handling and distribution of Unit '
.training officer, officials at the Welfare and Recreation Funds, it
e Jacksonville Naval Air Station was announced this week by Lt. !s'
Command headquarters announcedlast Comdr. Lawrence E. Haskell, officer -
week. in charge of the Physical .
w Mr. Paxton, who is married to Training and Welfare and Recreation ,
the former Dorothy KennUton of Department '
5232 Colonial Ave., Jacksonville, ..,.- Not only have funds been mad ,
succeeds Lt. Comdr. George S. available for more frequent get. '
/ Leonard NAOTC ground training Lt.:-Comdr.:Norman L. Paxton, UbNK (iettls; welcomed to the togethers, but for athletic gear ;I'
t officer since February 29, 1944. Naval Air Operational Training Command staff by Capt. II. S. Duck I uniforms, and equipment for department
Y Comdr.Leonard has been detachedfor worth Deputy Chief of the NAOTC. Capt. Duckworth also pre or division athletic
overseas duty In the Pacific sented Comdr. Paxton with the Gold Star in lieu of a second Distinguished teams, for awards or trophies for
war theater Flying Cross for "Black Cat" bombing and strafing attacks I winners in intra-department com I '
The new member of the air op- against Japanese shipping In the Southwest, Pacific. petition, or for other recreational J'
erational training staff has the I purposes, according to Lt. Comdr.
Navy Cross, the Distinguished Haskell. $
Flying Cross and the Gold Star Audience ParticipationRadio Previously in the budget of the
to show for his j'ear's tour of Welfare Fund a lump sum was
combat duty as patrol plane set aside for Unit Welfare Activities }II
>:4' commander and squadron executive Show Slated For and a unit or depart- '
officer In the Bismarck Sea ment was granted funds for a "
and Dutch East Indian areas of party or outing upon application t
:\. the Southwest Pacific.He Appearance Here Tonite Under the present set-up, t
,", -' won his Navy Cross for a the various departments and divisions
,. night "low and slow" attack An audience participation radio are allotted a portion of ;F
\ _. through a hail of anti-aircraft fire the funds set aside in the Unit
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show "Name It And Take ,
.... Mrs. Herbert %V. Hines, moth. on an 8,000-ton Japanese freighter Welfare Activities Account each .'
b er of Ens. Marlon L. Hlnes, who and two escorting destroyersin Congratulations will be aired from the stage of the month, based on the number of \

I\- Is attached to this Station, may the East Indies. In spite of the Admiral Ernest J. King, Mainside Auditorium every Thurs- men in the department or divi \
\t',. well 1>e proud of the part she Is heavy flak, which shot out partof Commander-in-chief U. S. Fleet day evening at 1930, it was an- sion. If the funds are unusedat
b'" playing In this war. Mrs. lines his wing and damaged a pro- and Chief of Naval Operations, nounced yesterday. the end of the month, they
has nine children, Including Ens. peller, he and his crew succeededIn on Tuesday extended his con- will be carried over into the fol-
lllnes, In various branches of the fighting their way through to gratulations' to this Station for The show will be broadcast from lowing an 0 n t h. Unexpended ,
service. The above picture was the freighter and sinking it with the success of the receift Navy the station tonight for the first amounts at the end of the half .
f' taken when she visited her hits from two 500-pound bombs. Relief Society campaign. "As time. It has already proven im- ;year and year will be returned ::1
t daughter here last week. She Uf His DFC and Gold Star were president of the Navy Relief mensely popular with local Jack- to the Welfare Fund.
f from Springfield, Ill. awarded for night bombing and Society I wish to express the Assembly and Repair and the
and has attracted
; sonville radio listeners -
r strafing strikes against Japanese appreciation of the board of directors X-1 Division, because of their size, "
t shipping which resulted in the de- and myself for the large\ audiences to the USO have been broken down into smaller -
USO Show Plays struction of two enemy vessels and whole-hearted response of the at Church and Newnan Streets units. A & R has 20 units and
the damaging of at least two others members of the Naval serviceto where it has been staged since it X-1 has eight. Other large divi.
The Gold Star, which covers for funds sions need not necessarily have affairs -
the recent appeal three
Here On first went on the air about
Friday that include the entire
; action of last July, was presented his message said. 1 crew
Capt. H. S. Duckworth, Deputy months ago. Ted Chapeau is Smaller units witfiin the division

../, A snappy, sparkling, gay new NAOTC Chief, at the Naval Air Enlisted WAVES Will master of ceremonies, and music is may apply for funds through the
.,' USO show, "Speak Up," plays at Station.Lt. by Jean Bryant and his orchestra division officer or other officer
i* ,. the Mainside Auditorium tomorrow Comdr. I>adon'. squadron Have New Cap DeviceA Five contestants, enlisted per designated as custodian of the di.vision's .
f\ night at 2000. -\'P-SI--compiled one of the welfare funds. ,i
** metal device patternedafter sonnel only, are selected from For the quarter ending 30 June,
f. The cast includes the Musical most successful records of any cap !
y Johnstons, a xylophone act; the 1'BY squadron In the Pacific, the collar emblem worn by the studio audience, with a sixth 1945, the Unit Welfare Activities '.
*, *: Three Osmond Sisters, harmony with 96,000 tons of merchant all members of the Women's Re- contestant, an outstanding enlisted Fund has been set at approximately -
' Del Martins acrobats shipping sunk, six destroyersand serve will soon be added to enlisted man with long overseas $15,000. All Welfare Funds are
the ,
singers;
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. women's garrison The service, as guest of honor. One obtained from the small, profits of
j fresh from an appearance in New escort vessels sunk or dam- caps.
* York's Radio City; Paul Nolan and aged and 100 barges and other sterling silver foul anchor will be dollar In cash Is given each per- Ship's Ssrvice activities here.
4 Co, the "Jesting Juggler," and small enemy craft sunk or de- Imposed upon a sterling silver son participating In the show, In order to obtain all or a pore
L with the honored guest receiving tion of the funds allotted
': gold-plated propeller. The insignia to a
!: Ralph Fielder and Harriet. Fielder Continued on Page Seven
',4-y is also master of ceremonies for may be worn when available in the $10. division or department, the department -
-' stores sometime in April, and will Contestants are taken behind a head or division officer must
i the show
|f' : Airmen Close Noose
be required by the first of June on screen and some comical gift is submit a written request to the
f.p'"tir, ,' As the "piece de resistance, On Neck of Japan the; garrison caps of all enlisted displayed to the audience. The executive officer via the welfare
there will be a line of five pretty personnel except chief petty officers contestant unable to see the ob- officer. Failure to route requests
'young gals known as the "Cover I Manila (CNS-A war of quiet who wear the regular chief's ject, Is allowed five questions to through the welfare officer will re-
Girls. deadliness -little publicized but de\ice. help him "Name It And Take It." sult in a delay in the granting of :
Arlington Laity is musical direc- fought around the clock by cour- ------ Both the audience and contestant the funds. Each request should '
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tor of the troupe. The Air Station ageous U. S. airmen-is slowly have lots of fun as the latter tries Include the name of the officer des
Band under the direction of Chief strangling Japan. From capturedair 19 Nurses Get Bronze Star to figure out what the gift is. ignated as custodian of the welfare .
Phil Bennett will provide the bases in the Philippines, our Washington (CNS)-The heroic On broadcast nights the audi- money, the amount desired
music. fliers are blockading the enemy's service of 19 nurses of the Sea- torium will open at 1900, one half and t-:. purpose for which it is to
r ---"i4-, main Islands. The South China grave Unit in Burma during the hour prior to going on the air, with be used, date of party or proposed
Knoxvllle, Tenn. (CNS-State Sea, ocean highway over which early part of 1042 has been recognized the orchestra entertaining the au- date of purchase, the number of
'. Highway patrolmen stopped a for 3 years Japan drew the sinewsof I by award of the Bronze Star dience. The regularly scheduled persons on board or the number
small coupe on a local highway. war from conquered Malayaand Medal to each, the War Department movie will be shown at 2000, Immediately who will participate In the use of
Inside were a man and a woman- the Netherlands Indies, now has announced. One award after the close of the the funds.
and 432 pints of bootleg gin. is virtually closed to Jap shipping was posthumous.last broadcast -
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; Here's Family With Nine. Out Of Ten Serving (In May Am 20th An American,; Designated"I Day"


f,;> Armed Forces ; One Sister Stationed At NAS Jax Sunday as, May'I Am 20, has An been American designated

4. ____ Day," by Presidential .proclama..
,:* ,? Some families in the United There's a good reason why August, comes after Wallis, ternational in Chicago, a fitting tion. In setting aside such an occasion
States probably have more sons Donald, the last of the lines After training at Northampton complement to the military careers President Roosevelt declared .
(tt.: and daughters in the service of brood isn't In uniform too. lie's she was assigned to the district that 'I call upon Federal, _
of his children. What
Uncle Sam than has that of Mr. just 14 years old. Intelligence office at Charleston, greater State and local officials, and pa..
and Mrs. Herbert W. Hines oft Ernest contribution to the lasting peace triotic, civic and educational or.
of the lines clan is Her- S. C., reporting to NAS Jacksonville -
Springfield, Ill., but nine out of bert, a master sergeant attachedto on 16 :March. for which this war is being fought ganizations to hold, on or about
,i, ten will do until something better Headquarters Division, 91st In- Mildred limes Is a Cadet than greater understanding among Hay 20, exercises designed to impress -
comes, along, fantry, 'in Italy. Bedell 'Uines, a Nurse at the University of Iowa. nations TWhile upon our citizens, both na h
:* The facts cropped out here last chief carpenter's mate, is stationedat As soon as she finishes her Mrs Hines may not be a ive-born and naturalized, the
week, when Mrs. Hines, the mother Camp Endicott, R. I., just back training she intends to join the member of the armed services, she privileges of their new status In ..
.. ; visited her daughter, Ens. Marion from 28 months of duty in the Navy Nurse Corps. Marshall, a does her bit for the war effort just our democracy and their responsibilities .
L. Hines attached to the Intelligence South Pacific. Paul, the third private, Is In tine AST program the same by contributing to the for building this nation'ssecurity .
Office here at this Sta child, is with the Marine band in and Is at present studying at the morale of nine servicemen and and advancing its wet. "
tion. Miss Hines has seven brothers Washington, a' musician third University of Kentucky. Expecting women. A weekly letter to everyone fare.
and a sister who are also servIng class. Another musician is Harold his wings in about two weeks of her children in service is -'- i t,1
in the armed forces, or ad- a chief warrant officer band' Aviation Cadet Burton Hines almost a war job In itself. And Kills 29 Japs In i'Mlnute8
..:..t Juncts thereto-and they seem to commander, at the Army Air of the Army Air Corps stationed how her visit to her daughter Ma- Luzon (CN )-In his first 5
? favor no particular branch of the Force's Minter Field, Calif. Somewhere 1 at Cliildreas, Tex. He will be a rion has to be cut short. Chosento minutes of action, Sgt. Clifford'0. .
1.' service, for they are represented In Germany with Eisen navigator. christen an LST scheduled for Harmon, 27, killed a total of 29
,i- in practically all ''of them-the hower's swiftly moving armies is Poppa limes, who bears the dig launching: at Seneca, Ill., on 9 Japs-26 with a flame-thrower
Navy the Army the Army Air the next son, Wallis, who is In the nified title of doctor, is the direc- April she left Florida regretfullyand one with a blow from Us butt, one
,Corps the Marlaes, and even in chemical warfare service.. tor of the Institute of International heads< Forth for the big event. with a, grenade and one With a
the Cadet Nurse Corps. Marion, who joined the WAVES Understanding of Rotary {n-- Quite a remarkable family! I tommy gun



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Hey! Hey! Wave RadiomenLet As Brazilian i! O//iccrs// VisiteJ Tfiis Station Jrrnrn

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Air News Know They



Were 1st On The Station"How ,

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SiWt'SF
do you think the station would keep running:, with- X

out the communication department?1" and "Where were WE, .

the first three months of 1913, that nobody knew we were

here!I" sizzled WAVE radiomen and telegraphers who read

in last week's Jax' Air News a story about the first WAVE ;

yeoman on the station, whIch Inadvertantly
omitted the rather, essential
Aleutian Heroes
word yeoman, misplacingcredit
for pioneering In the early 8 vwq: ,taMRM : ( .
days of Wavedom. Just by way Win Decorations
of squaring the matter away, the $I.i : 'AX a
records show that the initial draftof q4. 6 I

Women's Reserve members to From
Capt. ReganFormer
report aboard for duty was composed II

of radiomen, and the date, I
January 30, 1943. They were followed I Members of Patrol : II
by storekeepers on February
9, and the yeomen came .next, in Squadrons Are HonoredOn I

March.Of .
Saturday MorningMore :
ir
the 78 who came in that
first group of radiomen, 36 are : chapters were added Saturday
ttlll on the station, though some morning to the already-im 1
have changed their rates as wellas pressive story of Naval air success :1 t
their assignments. Ten are in 'the Pacific war theater when

first class radiomen; twelve are 11 officers and men-all former v
second class, and three are third. members of PBY squadronswere ,4'43 i
: .
As telegraphers, three are first decorated at this station. '
class and sic are second class. One of the most colorful storiesto .
One each are yeoman and specialist come to light at the ceremonywas Itaring'-n tni"a*"tour"- i 11;of* r-t-inspection w ou.of military and-; "na\ai-: activities*- w the United ";'t.States; Major j llrlgadelroArmando

(V) first class. that of two Catallnaa which Flgueira Trompowsky, chief of staff of the Brazilian Air Force, members of his staff and
Four have gone overseas, six: attended took off from Attu in December, U. S. Army officers were welcomed aboard and taken on a tour of the station by NAS officials last
officers' candidate school 1943, and picked their way westward Thursday. The group posed for this photograph during the tour.'
and are now commissioned officers, through the fog-shrouded Those In the picture, reading left to right, are a. follows Front row-COl. Henrique Fleulss, Col.
seven have been transferred to Aleutian sky to make the first Carlos P. Brlsil, Major Brlgadelro Trompowsky, Capt. II. E. Began, NAS commanding officer; and
other stations, nineteen are mar raid on the northern Japanese Ku- Col. Hugo Da Cunha Machado; second row-Major E. F. Sustrlck, U. S. Army; Lt. Col. Godofredo
ried and out of the Navy, and six rillan islands. VWal, 1st Lt. J. M. Perry, U. S. Army; Capt lUphel L. Dos Sant&s, CoL Martin J. Kelleher, command'
have been discharged for other The copilot of one of these Ing officer Marine Barracks; Comdr. John ltaby, NAS executive officer; and Capt. GUfcrto Da Cunha
reasons. planes, Lt. Donald P. Norton, of Menej.es; back row-Comdr. Wm. R. Neblett, head of administration for CNAOpTra; Lieut. Comdr. Gate
Those who remain are; Stevens Point, Uls., received the McLean, executive officer for student! officers headquarters and interpreter; Lieut. Comdr. Leo It.
Betts; Suzette E., T2e. Air Medal for his part in the Jensen, training of fleer for VPB2; Comdr. Ralph L Shirley, superintendent of aviation training; Lieut
D'Angelo, Norma C, RMlc flight; an exploit that resultedin Comdr. Jacob W. Onstott, training officer for 'XFO; Lieut. Col. Gregory \\elsaenberjfer, commanding
Duncan, Bell, RM2c considerable damage to Japanese officer MF (OTU); Lieut. John R. Perry, aide to Capt. Regan; and Lieut. Col. Hal B. Armstrong,
Feldman, Sylvia A., RMlc installations and the taking U. S. Army.REPORTER.
Fitzsimmons, Mary A., T2c of valuable reconnaissance
Freyberg, Louise E., T2c pictures used in later bombard Husbands-To-Be Will Be Able To Let
Gersey, Elizabeth J., T2c ments.Lt. "
Grab, Betty E., FM2c Col. O. Reidel, N. Hollywood I
You In On Secrets Of
Halstead, Calista J., RM2c Cal, pilot of the other PBY, Doing Laundry I,
Jacobson, Helga H., RMlc is also currently stationed at the
Johansen, Charlotte M, RM2c local Naval base, as a test pilot By Samuel T. Barash, SKJc over a bucket of suds down here -
Johnson, Lucille C., Tic for the assembly and repair de I At a Naval Base in the Admir- in the tropics. Such artistry! The !

Kammerer, Alice.J, RM2c partment. Lt. Norton is a flight I alty Islands (Delayed) When delicacy with which he handles an
Kuhlmann, Helen L, RMIc instructor at UPB21. I Sailor Sammy comes marching undershirt, the finesse he displays
McKenney, Adriance I., RM2c PBY "Black Cat" activity came home from these Admiralty Islandsin with a kiyl brush, the gentle way
Marlin, Mary C., RMlc in for its share of recognitionwhen the Southwest Pacific, he'll be he handles a pair of socks. .
Marshall, Martha, Ylc three former pilots of these QUESTION: Do you favor clothes but
an expert on washing You ought to tune in on a con*
Metz, Audrey, RH2c famed night raiders received Gold lowering the voting age to 18 the problem will be to get him versation when several of the boys
Moesta, Beatrice J., T2c Stars in lieu of second Navy Air the washtub. Don't be
over surprised get together for a little wash feat;
Mitsch, Anne, SpYlc( ) Medals for blasting Japanese ship in all states of the nation? If he Just wants to sit back "You know Joe booms a
deep
Ffersch Marian R. RMlc ping and Island Installations in the
and criticize. For Sailor
GEORGE STOKER S2c Sammy
Bismarck Sea. Troy, voice, "I believe Swishy Suds pow
Printup, Audrey N., RM3c N. C. is only washing clothes because
: der has it all over washy Suds.
The
"Black Cats"
Reynolds! Woody C, RMlc were Lt. Edwin necessity is the mother of nine-
No. I don't think a boy of 18 I soak my mattress cover overnight 'I
Ripley Bernice Duffy, RMlc L. Byrd, of Houston, Tex.; .
tenths
work and one-tenth Inven.i
has sense enough to know about i and I hardly have to do a
,Lt. Joseph G. Cummings Nashville
Shaw, Barbara W., RMlc A fellow of 18 is tion. That doesn't mean he likes
voting. young i bit of scrubbing the next morning,
i Tenn and Lt ( Max
Simpson Edna, Tic Jg) L. to be talked into some to do it, either
enough
Snow, Clara M., Tie Hoffhines, of Topeka, Kan. "Oh, I don't Know about that
Stanley, Muriel F., JUne I Lt. (Jg) Edward R. Stell, of Sea thing by politicians. Honest, girls, you'd never knowyour Bill, you .have to rinse Swishy
Staudt, Therese L., T2c Cliff, L. I, was awarded the Distinguished husband or boy friend now. Suds too many times, or it leaves
Tierney, Marion E., RM2c Flying Cross for a hazardous CECIL F. SCOTT, JR., S2c, Why, he stands in the chow line your whites with that yellow tinge
Tipping Eva V., RM2c rescue of two downed flyers Greensboro, N C.: with other fellows and talks about I'll take Swashy. It gives you a t
Turnbull, Betty R., RM2c less than two miles off an enemy- A boy of 18 hasn't got his mind the best way to get his undies good Job with one sousing." ,
clean
Wightman, Elinor M., RM3c held coastline in the Southwest settled. He doesn't take things how it's not wise to wring Then Sammy-your own Sammy I
Young, Margaret, RM3c Pacific. seriously enough to vote. out cotton garments, and Heaven whom you couldn't drag to a
Zeltner, Dorothy E., RM2c Besides the medals, five Presidential help with whites the man! who puts blues in wash board, chimes in, "Give me
Unit Citation ribbons ETlIANANDERSON, Sic, Ida bar soap any time, mate. It's the
were presented by Capt. HerbertE. ho Falls, Idaho: Frankly, you'd die to see that only thing that will cut the grease. I
Commercials Regan, air. station commanding I don't think 18-year-old voters brawny male of yours sweating Confidentially, girls, it looks like (
e WANTED officer. These went to Lt. George know enough about politics to understand one of those wartime reforms that '

Salesgirls, .experienced either, workIn uniform i W. Billings, Jr, Kenosha, Wis.; what they're doing. :Most ished high school and doesn't know won't last beyond the last gun a
bhlp! hop 1 r bervlec men's mtlnt Uniform> Shop, I Lt. Charles B. Clayton, Jr., Pueblo, guys that age probably wouldn'tcare the ways of life and living condi salvo, unless you write it into the I
NAS Jarktoaville. Apply. at Ship I s Colo.; Lt. Phillip H. Gunther, New much one way or: the other, tions. His mind is unsettled and is settlement at the peace table. You
Service Office,.JtUlnilde, located topside York City; Lt. (Jg) William L. easily changed by elders. There may even find that Sammy haft
lluildinf.
Recreation Greager, Lehlghton, Pa., and Chief DONALD T CHURCH, Sic fore it wouldn't be he who was become a pain-always telling you
FOR SALE! Clifton Dohrmann Des Moines, (ARM), Muncie, Ind.: casting a ballot in his own think how to wash clothes, but never,
WAVE uniforms Ono white, sharkskin Iowa. Fellows 18 years of age are too ing. never turning a hand.
nit, sine 9{ one suit of blnri. Lt. Dale H. Nordbye, :Mlnneapollp easily influenced and haven't
lie 8. and two t'. tall; Minn. former enough knowledge of the important
Mrs. liorothy lIattA. personnel officer I Fal/ier./ Son Combination "i i"T I
of a patrol bombing squadron, facts. They aren't serious- ..
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WANTED was awarded a letter of commendation minded.
1840 or older convertible coupe, Ford for meritorious :
or other light model, will eaih.Molt performance
pay "
have food tires and la good of his assigned duties. L. II. CARTER, ARM3c, Los 0 1 "ql! .
mechanical condition. Contact tdlllfhimltb :: All of the award winners are attached Angeles, Calif.: s {r d. ',\ I I'I
bit, Barracks E. to VPB2-1. If a man is old enough to be

FOR SALE -t- drafted into the service, he shouldbe
!
Officer drew blu... approximate: old enough to vote.
lie 40i; Individually tailored, beautiful .
'I'IUapt.
rondltlon Apply, Richard II. Seeks VolunteersFor
Barton, Box: M, l nit T-4. F. A. RIBET, JR, ARM3C, Val- '>, i
dese, N. C.: I
FOR SALE No. I don't think a fellow of 'Ii
Jax Terminal :
I're-Mar Rollfa.t Man BleyrK In
excellent ronditlon, white, walled tires 18 has enough knowledge on such
and backet. Contact 14. Whltion, a matter to deserve the privilegeof I
JllUl. 414, Phone 417. Volunteers are needed to serve at voting. i
the "Troops in Transit Lounge" at
FOR SALE-Three-piece Victory davenport -
set and tlv -plec kitchen let. the Jacksonville terminal, accord E 'H. SHINN, ARM3c, San
(all at Child M MAS, after ing to an announcement by Mrs. Francisco, Calif.:
Lederblom; at ext.
1700 rail Mr.
35. or Norwood Phelps, chairman of the Yes. I believe that the boys of..
Civilian Defense Volunteer Office. 18 should be allowed to vot. If

One Indian FOR thief SALE 19J7: Motorcycle.Sam "Those who have served In this they are old enough to fight they f fa
HUttf, Bki. 20, M-M-A-bec. 2. capacity in other places could should be old enough to vote ,
quickly acquaint themselves with

Driving to SLIDERS Italelch WANTED, Ji. C 12 May. the necessary local information," JOHN ALGER, ARM3C, Huntington .
Returning; 11 May. Call lUrbce.AMU3c said :Mrs. Phelps. "The shifts run N. Y.: .
ext. S2J between 0800 ..4 l from 6:.30 a.m. until 10:30 am, Theoretically, men of fighting. J11it(

1600. and every four hours thereafter age should be allowed to,have a ..
FOR KALE until 10:30: pm. The suggestedage voice in their own government, but
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Livestock or luggage overall trailer, widewheel range for volunteers performing generally people of 18 aren't mature Harry (i. Klnnard," USN,-former supply officer for the I
bane, two food tire.lalso
this service is 24 to 44." enough to think sensibly. Jacksonville Naval Air Station now attached to WI'
child1 crib, springs, and mattress the staff of the Commander
In rood rondltlon. Call extension If you are available for one four Aircraft, U. S. Seventh Fleet, Is shown above, right, as he
. 8634, for James Kerry. hour shift per week, either on a OTTIS THRIFT, S2c, HighPoint swore hilt son Into the Navy last Saturday at Florida State Recruitment
---- regular schedule or on call as a N. C.: Headquarters In the Federal Building, 311 W. Monroe St.

Philadelphia (CNS)-Fun-loving substitute, you should call the Civilian If boys of 18 are allowed to The son, Crenshaw, aged 17, has been a student In Bolles School In
Rufus Biserup gave fellow worker Defense office at 321 Graham vote in one state, I think they /South Jacksonville. Captain Kinnard served an supply officer for
Narrow Jackson a hot foot while Building, or telephone 3-5734. should be allowed to vote in all the local Naval Air Station from July 26, lOIS, to September 1, 19H,
the latter was sleeping. Jackson's --i-I-- -- states. when he was relieved by Capt. W. L. Fatten lie has since been on .
clothing caught fire and he was Hillsdale, MlehjCNS)-Charles active service In the Pacific with the Seventh Fleet, and Is currently
fatally burned. Biserup was sentenced Wakeman keeps hickory nuts beside CHARLES WAS C 0, AM2c, In the United States on temporary'duty. Mrs. Kinnard, who also
to 3 months In Federal his bed. He feeds them to Bridgeport, Conn.: attended the ceremony, has been living In Jacksonville at the Windsor
prison J squirrels at night -No. A boy of 18 has Just fin- Hotel during the captain's absence fropi the country.Page .



12 April, 1945 \ JAX AIR NEWS Page Three



Feature RocketsIn Could Bey ). .
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I \1 =) An Effort To > x



o/the WEEK Increase OutputRockets


which are providing the
U. S. Fleet with its new "Sunday
punch," are featured in three mobile t i
exhibits which the Bureau of
Ordnance will send on a nation-
wide tour of plants participating In

this top priority.program. ;

To meet Fleet requirements, present -
monthly output must be quad- ,
rupled according to Rear AdmiralG.

E 1. F. HUN e)', Jr., U,S,N., Chief of !
the Bureau of rdnance, Nearly ir
1,200 plants are now working: on ;
rocket contracts.

Purpose of the exhibits is to im. +

press on all)) who ate involved in 4 T %

any way with rocket manufacture,,
the urgent importance of steppingup
production. They are designedto
show to the workers, most of

'" -" -.- ....--. -- whom make component parts, the
When Lt. Comdr. George C. appearance and installation of the. f K ?
Deyoe took up shooting and huntIng complete rocket and launcher. rte"JA

11 p as" a hobby in his boyhood days I Principal types of rockets included

-he little dreamed that some day in the displays are those c
the Navy would rind excellent use fired from assault boats to lay

for his proficiency with small down a beach barrage, aircraft
arms. As training officer of the rockets and ground-fired rockets }
Ordnance and Gunnery Department used by the Marines in jungle Ae

here at NAS Jacksonville, his fighting Related equipment to
familiarity with "shoo tin' irons," I be shown includes launchers and : t
and his background as a memberof firing panels. Several examples of II.pp
the All-American Skeet Shoot- German lockets also are included.In .

Ing Team since 1936, stand him in I addition to the rockets, the .' __ _v __. ...

good stead. There's no substitutefor mobile exhibits will bring to Could these be the three reason why Naval personnel are now swarming over the sands of Silver
long years of handling a gun, American workers a variety of Springs' swim beach these sunny days The charmers are, clockwise starting at lower right: Kettle

a natural ability with one, and a captured enemy equipment. Included Blanchard of Camp Roosevelt, Ann Hope Pyles 0 f Ocala, and Marian Hammock ol Gainesville At, I
good shooting eye. Training are the V-lor "buzz bomb," any rate, Peter Schaal' publicity director for the :Springs, reported that on Easter day three but load '
courses for firing big guns which captured fully loaded in an under of Natal personnel visited the famed scenic spot. \
are aimed with instruments after i ground cave near Paris, a German -- --
mathematical computations can "doodlebug," the remotecontrolledand
produce experts, and they can improve self-piopelled miniature tank; I Gets Citation : Book ReviewBy

small arms gunners, but a 14-cyhnder "Zeke" fighter engine i
real expert marksman is not made ; aviation instruments; shal- Lt. Mm. M. Bartlett
overnight.A j low water mines, automatic can- For Saving Pilot "CARRIER WAR," '.y Lt. Oliver

native of the famed Catskill non, and machine guns. Jensen, USNR, is as readable as a
-- --- *t-- Given Horatio Hornblower novel-as full
Randall Hendreson
Mountain area of Washington Irv- I
I" ing's tales, Deyoe was born in Land Doesn'tDisturb of pictures as a LIFE magazine-
Hunter, New York, on 28 February Dry Award At Ceremony Here as revealing as Janet Blair'ssweater
I -the story of Task Force
1897. Hi attended public
Men Randall Eugene Hendreson,
Navy 58 and the Pacific Sea Battles.
schools there and in nearby Tan- AMM3c, of T-5 received a commendation '
I nersville. One month before the To quote the author-'This bookIs
from Captain HerbertE.
Lass In Distress Taken 'I of the fast carrier
a biography
United States entered World War Regan at meritorious mast last
I he joined the Army as a private. M Saturday for contributing to the force, yet it is a history encompassing -
From Wrecked Home
HAIL TO THE CHIEFS! barely a year's time. The
After duty at Fort Slocum, Syra I saving of the life of a pilot whose
cuse, N. Y,; Camp Greene, Char- WITH U. N NAVY UNITS ON What does it feel like to be a plane crashed and caught fire here force which lay off Hollandia in
lotte, N C.; Washington. D. C.; TilE KHINK ( Delayed) Naval WAVE chief* Oh, hoh, but the recently. April 1944, did not exist eight

and Camp Sevier, Greenville S. C, : personnel are well known for their answers are as many and variedas I While on duty on the wind tee months before. Only as recently
the U.
he was mustered out at Camp Dix, record of rescuing men at sea, but the experiences connected with watch, Hendreson dashed to the as. September 1, 1943. new "
N. J,. as a sergeant in May. 1919. !, a dry-land rescue is a little out of I| that first proud moment of sewing plane which had crashed and was S, combat carriers had made their '
modest raid Marcus
in
The ex-soldier their line. Nonetheless, two Navy the eagle on the sleeve! It seems extricated the I debut a on
: returned to 'I burning fiercely, Island. Yet six months after Hol..
Tannersvllle, where his family men, deep in Belgium and far from to include everything from the I+I pilot, and in spite of being burned .I. landia this force gained a smash.

now reside, and engaged In the the nearest salt water, were true personal congratulations of the ',: on the arm and face, continued I II ing victory in the Second Battleof
1 to the Navy's tradition- and to- station Executive Officer to the I'I'I the
automotive business until December I attempts to extinguish pilot'sblazing the Philippine Sea, the greatestsea
1931, when lie motel day, little Rosa De Greief is a smiling fear of being dunked in the river I I clothes. During this time, 'i battle of all time"

Washington, It. ('. There lie survivor of a ,German Vbombattack. I Chief Pat Ottinger works at the two gasoline pits in the storagearea Author Jensen makes no attempt .
had
has
Facilities and
Boat oftice II
joined the metropolitan police unmerciful in which the crash occurred I to glamorize carrier war..
Columbia of the District of Rosa's home was in a small, to take an other five chiefs kidding there I were. set on fire and there was ;i fare lie simply presents It a4
from the
In 1930 he feigned up war-gutted Belgian town. She was imminent danger of an explosion he sees It with Its. devastatinglosses ,
to know
want
with the Marine' corps reserve still living there happily with her For one thing they in the entire storage area. Hen- I following Pearl Harbor,

j for four years, going to quanti. mother and sister a short while the when chief's she is going to When move into she dreson's quick action, according I its mistakes at Tarawa, its. near
1 ro, \B., each year for training. ago when the secret preparationsfor quarters to the commendation, saved the perfect assistance In the conquest .
I lie left the ] olire force to accept crossing the Rhine were un- passed out the traditional cigars, pilot from more serious burns and I of Kwajaleln, Its bolder

a commission as a lieutenant der way. Near her home were I the query was," "Do you smoke contributed to the saving of his attack on Truk, and its full..
in the Navj's aerial fleet) some of the U S. Navy amphibious r them now, too? And when she life. I blown assurance and power in
said, "Why sure! as one chief to I
gunnery training program on 15J'ebruary ; personnel who would soon take the Second Battle of the Phil
,I 194i. part in the biggest inland amphi- another, they took her word for come into their club. Between the ippines.

.R Reporting at Pensacola in the bious operation in the Navy's memory it. She wonders about joining the two unknown situations, Mary \\a Lt. Jensen's colorful story is fur.
middle of March under- sacred society of the chiefs' club,, close to her
Deyoe staying mighty desk ther enhanced by 200 excellent IU
) went indoctrination and having heard lurid tales concern these !
training Then a flyingbomb struckRosa's usual days lustrations, many in color, whichhave
the initiation rites
i attended gunnery school there be- home. ing -oi Not the least nonplussed mem- before been
never published ''II
fore being transferred to NAS such a membership. ber of the male contingent was
The first two the CARRIER WAR will be val..
people on a
scene
Jacksonville on 22 April 1942 as At the Roosevelt Hotel, celebrat- the guard at the gate the evening
Chief Machinist James uable souvenir to who
officer in charge of shotgun train- I were L ing the new rating, Pat found her- Chief Henry .presented herself any man .
Ing in the Ordnance and Gunnery Trammell and James W. Harper, self causing quite a stir, with the minus a liberty card. "Where'syour has served aboard a carrier; to
Motor who will carrier service
Machinist's Mate Second those
Department. On 5 December of I patrons arguing about just whichone liberty card" sez he in best see
Class. later it taste of
a things
provides
that year he was ordered to NAS was to have the honor of treatIng military fashion Mary pointedto
Norfolk and assigned as range officer The two men started in ripping for dinner. The argumentwas the insignia on her arm. "Oh, to come; and to anyone interested.
at the Aviation Free Gunnery I the wreckage aside to aid those I conclusively settled by a sailor that's right-.;.you're a chief -well, in finding out what goes on behind
the in battle it is
scenes an
Training Unit, Dam Neck, Va. trapped in the debris. They. just back from the Pacific, who it's the first time I've ever seen
absorbing and authentic action re
lie was made executive officer of worked for hours. Finally, they I said it was worth any amount to one," he apologizes manfully, and
the unit in June, 1943, and was were able to raise the heavy beam : him just to see a chief like Pat! retreats skillfully under camou- port.And
named officer in charge in August. which pinned Rosa down. They I I (You mean the Pacific chiefs flage of a broad grin. Both gals don't be surprised if you
He remained as the C. O. until had to cut her hair to get her aren't pin-ups, huh, Mac ?) I found that when the moment came J meet many people you actually
the following February when he loose. Rosa's body was bruised Amid a deluge of cards, letters for the sewing on ceremony, not know in the episodes included in

was detached for a 30-day re- and cut, but the Navy men broughther I I and telegrams of congratulations, I a chief's badge was to be had, so CARRIER WAR for many of the
fresher course in gunnery train- out of the wreckage alive.Rosa's 'Chief Ottinger stays close to the they got together with room mates pilots and alrcrewmen who make
the fast carrier
forces received
ing at Pensacola. On 1 March mother and sister were not office, away from the river, and and proceeded to fashion their own. up
1944 he so fortunate-they were already I "I still can't believe- I'm their training right here in Jack-
was promoted to lieuten- Bays ; (Requisite for all chiefs: resource
ant commander dead when the rescue party got walking on air!" fulness!) sonville. Among those you're sure
Back to NAS Jacksonville for to them Only WA\E chief to live to remember are Rear Admiral
j Ily cutting old
up rating Andrew C. McFall, former Chiefof
the second time, Deyoe reportedon Today, Rosa not only has her aboard and thus come in for evena badges. and removing the bottom Naval Air Operational Tram-

22 March to the Central Standardization life, but she proudly wears the thicker share of good-natured chevron, they got the essential ing; Commander Jumping: Joe,"
Committee-now known Purple Heart. Chief Machinist kidding, Chief Mary Henr> says' material. The chevron was reversed Clifton, now stationed at Green
as the Central Gunnery Standard Trammell presented her with his her new badge is. really kickingup the point lipped, and Cove .springs; and CommanderJohn
ization Committee- after go- own medal, which he had earned a fuss Every place she goes, then sewed at the proper angle Raby, Executive officer at
I ing through AGO school, was as- when he suffered wounds from a people stare and whisper and over the classification Insignia. NAS, Jacksonville.

signed to the committee. He took German 88 millimeter gun near stare again It makes her feel Seem It was! a tricky maneuver, There are those who say Lt.

r over his present duties as train- 3eilenkirchen. pleasantly embarrassed! but "it's but the result, is as GI in appearance Jensen didn't tell everything-but .
Ing officer of Ordnance and Gun --------- ---- ,wonderful," hhe savs. Her shore as any uniform officer remember, there are some things q.

nery on 10 June 1944. The following year he was chosen celebration at the Hotel Seminole could ask! that the Jap doesn't know even ,
Among the lieutenant com a. member of the AllAmericanSkeet included the strange experience :- yet-and what he doesn't know
mander's other duties, he is senior Shooting Team, and remained of hearing a male chief How does it feel to be a WAVE can't hurt us.

member of two summary court a member ever since. In "explain": her insignia to two gal chief-thrilling, and we suspect, -- I.
material boards. 1941 he was team captain, holdIng friends who found the similarity chilling, if the boat boys ever catch

The "sharp shooting" officer 23 major records. Fishing, regardless in badges most remarkable! the gals within tossing distanceof Navy's Youngest Ens. :.
the drink
wan married on It March 19JJ of the type, from fly casting All the boat house boys claim Gets
to the former" Alice Itelna ICruin for trout in a rushing mountain that no chief is ever really a chief -- --------- $10,000 RoyaltiesChicago

of Tannersville. They have one stream to sailfishing in the until he (humm--or she!) has been Typical' GI Has Big Head (CNS-Ens. S. Jerome ,J \

child, a daughter, Dorothy Eleanor gulf stream, is another favorite but definitely dunked, so the lads Washington (NThe "typl- Tamkin, 18, Navy's youngest commissioned *!* |
aged 18. Mrs. Dejoe and sport of the officer. In his ardent are plotting a course to see to it cal" American soldier, according officer, and a former '

Dorothy are in Washington, quest of these two sports, he has that the new WAVE chiefs are to the Quartermaster General's Of- research chemist, revealed here re- ,
while the training officer live fished and hunted from Key Westto properly started on a salty career fice, wears a 7 to 7$4 hat, number cently that he is receiving $10,000'

at Senior BOJ. the provinces of Ontario and Recently word went up to the Operations 9 gloves, a 15 shirt with 32 Inch a year in royalties for his invention .\
Although Lt. Comdr. Deyoe has Quebec, Canada. office that the Ramp was sleeve length, a 36 "regular length" of an explosive gas vapor detector t
been a hunting and shooting en- Indoors, when not fondly working secured for the launching of Chief jacket, a pair of.trousers with a He is assigned to researchon
thusiast since he waa a youngster, on his guns and rods and reels, Henry! Meanwhile, all the other 32 inch waist and 31 inch leg a gas turbine jet propulsion
it wasn't until 1935: that he entered be prefers a game of pool or bil- chiefs are also standing by, wait- length, size 11 socks and size 9-D project at the Naval Engineering

skeet shooting competition lIards. Ing to give her a "proper" wel- shoes Experimental Station, Annapolis, i



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Four JAX AIR NEWS 12 April, ,1945



, A-: -uf5 The Wolf by Sansone !

c.._ r.,! Ir h..e -. a.eea./.c.. W.y.r........

Editorial Omen .
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The JAX AIR NL\\S I* published weekly at the V. S, 1 Z LCVGO
Navel Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, by the Public I I t rlj L
Relations Office at no expense to the goveinment. Copies
ale UlbuU'd free of charge at the Naval Air Station
the Naval Air Technical Training Center the Headquarters O
Responsibility
lit the Naval Air Operational Training Command Naval Our
Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs Naval Auxl;
Iniy Air Station Cecil Held the Naval Air Gunners' School,' By Sheridan W. Hell, ChC, USNK I
the U. S. Naval Hospital, the Naval Auxlllaiy: Air Station
Municipal No. 1, and the Naval' Auxiliary Air :Station A young British airman wrote the following -

Maypciit sentence in a letter which was to be

Captain Commanding Herbert E. Officer Regan. USN sent to his Mother if he were repotted miss", I

Jacksonville Naval Air Station ing in action When his :Mother received the !

Captain Joseph B. Lynch, USNRCommanding note she read these word front her son, ;

Naval Air Technical: Training Officer Center "we are sent to this world to acquire a personality j I

Captain John J, O'Mallev (MC), USN i and i 4 character to take with us that ,
Commanding OfficerU. ii can never be taken froth us." Brave words
v .5L
S. Naval Hospital
which were acclaimed at a moment of high 1

Colonel Martin J. Kelleher USMC (Ret.) privilege by one who earned the right to J
Commanding Officer
Marine Banaiki them through Ids own precious gift of life '
,
Commander Edward E. Dolecek L'SN Ma These words reveal the special bravery !

Naval Commanding Air Gunners'Officer School and idealism of our generation. Think of the 1

personalities: and the character of the men I
Commander Flank T. Coibln, L'SN: '
Commanding Officer that have had to be taken away after one
Naval Auxlllaiy Air Station Green Co\e Springs brief moment of living. Because their lives

Commander Michael P. Bagaanoxlch. USN are being presented upon the altar of sacii-i O\

Naval Auxlllaiy Commanding Air Station Oil leer Cecil Field \Th.re must b. an easier way to get their attention! fice we must consider our responsibility to

Commander Salem A. Van Every, Jr. that sacufice. a
Commanding Officer slid love hath no man than
Naval Auxlllaiy Air Station Municipal No. 1 Jesus "gieater
:"' this, that a man lay down his life for his
Commander M P Menltt. USSR
Commanding' Officer friends." This complete expression of man'slove

Naval Auxlllaiy All Station Mapoit for his fellowman in the giving of his

Lieu Col. Commanding\\llllam T, Evans Officer. USMC (Ret) j j i : I. ) 111 life, is the finest expression. of the Lord's

Marine Axlatlon Detachment i commandment that we know. The hope for

The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp I't'wspopt'r Service II the future peace of the world is in the way
material Republlcatlon' of credited matter ,prohibited Mainside Movie Schedule we accept this costly sacrifice If we fail to '
without. r>eimission of CNS. War JOS E. I '
42nd St.. N. \. C. Today-"KEKI'EK 01" THE }FLAME" Spenc-er{ Tracy Katherine acknowledge this supreme" token of friendship
Hepburn. Replay of a fine drama of a few jeam ago. I' and reach the end of the war with

TI.ulutrlesy Question t'rldayIInOW OF SI'M-ICION,1: Marjorie Weaver This dwarfed personalities and weakened d\ ll'ac-
In about the theft of some jewelry and how an Innocent |Il'r"on", It MISpected ,,
ter then have failed in our responsibility
we
With the arrival of Mopun on an equal until a clever sleuth imc-ovem. the real culprit
status with man on virtually every score, I $Satiir.lav-"BtITUIE; TORY ," Loretta Voting Freclrlc.Mann.. to our honored dead.

the debate has often arisen as to the cO.urte.I I Repeat.! : 1300 "show, onl ',., I One wrote:
I"IlIldsn'IIOl'! LOVE, Spencer Tracy, Katherine" Hepburn.
sies which should be shown members of the A sophisticated comedy about a marriage of c'onn'nlt'IU' In wartimeWashington. "Biotheihood no word said can make .

feminine sex on busses, trains, etc., relative Hepburn, a manhatingwoman, and Tracy, a woman- jou brother!
to giving up seats to them. It's a much hating man, "('llluul make a no-love pact. The reot, IN left to upld. j I Brotherhood only the brave earn and hydangl'r
mooted, and somewhat ticklish subject. ;\Iontlay-"IIOHX BLOWS AT MIDNIGHT, Jack llenn.v, Alexis
smith. In this fantastic, comed.x, which start out In heaven Kennv..
There are those who believe that, once a trumpet-plajlng angel IK appointed to descend, to earth and blow Or harm or by beating hurt and no '
they have attained a seat on bus or train his horn al midnight to result' In the destruction, of the earth. Several other.

they are entitled to that seat irrespective of things happen perpetrated| bj tx o fallen angel, to keep Hennj from
Brotherhood here in the world is
carrying out hit assignment. strange
how many women of whatever age may later
,
; HER ATl'I-Ks Miller. the
Tuesday-"ME KNMV Ann Radio rich
step aboard. With that theory we cannot
singer, Ann Miller determines/ ", to lake vacation despite' protests, from "
hold. Barest gift: of life and most valued.
her press'''' agent and manager who have made commitment for her
We'll admit that we're inclined to believe :she hides In the car of William Wright who mistakes her fur a murderess. There has been a new interpretation of

that young women who come out to the Air "From this misunderstanding, stem a series, of comeclv complications. brotherhood t that t the men in t the service have

Station to attend the theatre with their discovered through the unselfish giving of
I W..dll..la.I.AM. OK BARBARY COXST. John Wayne,
friends are probably jiM as physically able Ann Dvorak This in the tale of San I'raiulsco'N", Barbary Const, Before their lives. Our every effort to make this

to stand as some man who has been working I the Im6! earthquake, and concerns a gambling joint proprietor a dance war come to a decisive end should be :so

hard all day, and is headed to town for a few I hall girl and Montana tattle man \\ \h" gamble., fight and love until complete, that we should work unceasingly

hours of liberty. i j,i the city Is rushed by the quake! without any regard for our own particular
------
-
However, we do believe that gray hair "An editor" comfort or gain We shall never be able to

should be respected, and that women with "Only a ub-editoi! ," !sense' that lich fellowship of brotherhood unless -

small children or in a state of what is com I "Cheer up, young man promo. we correspondingly I'eneand share in

monly called "expectancy," should be shown I shall tion awaits be ..editoiinchief.you. After suppers you love and complete devotion to the common

special eon ideration. If a man hasn't the cause. of peace.

courtesy to surrender his seat on a'hus or : Bunkiiiate

train to females of that status something I SALTY HUMOR FROM Voice on the phone: "Johnny

would appear to have been lacking in his I HERE AND THERE | Jones ia nick this morning and
early training. j won't be there for muster"

All of which was brought to mind by a Conceited ? I,' Leading this speaking Chief?: ""All tight WhoIs

letter to the AIR NEWS, which was signed, "What's that book" i Voice: This is my bunkmate:'
in which the author said, "I personally think I "What Twenty Million Women | I
Want" I I I i'rste.ir.t ('h.rel: Minus Kurd end riirniaaham tie
one person is almost as much entitled to aseat "Yeah Let's see If they spelledmy Amu.rrmrntJudge U7:<0 Holv l Communion, conducted bv Chaplain J. D.
'
another in the of the I I : "For beating wifeI Skin DPI
as except case name coirectly. your 0**)--BilK :-t'I' Ice
fine iou $15.10." Chaplain UV, DaxIdiMin,
very old or infirm. a a Ji pleaching.
I I CUM:: "I don't object to the VI5 I 0 However, the writer goes on to say that, 'I Inve To Stop but "ha t'* tike ten tents for ?" I D, sklnnei "$ti'"ixht and \now.."
"I ain't to have than XHO !Sunday school lot ..,11(11 iSmnll Chapel)
more t'n.
"Six weeks I boarded the Air Base bus going '
ago I Judge: "federal tax on amiiheI'atklng luiuI'', s,, Naval| HonpllHl l Service
three children I read in almanac
at King and Park in Jacksonville, at which an oW'nt r',." Chaplain, Daniel L. Can milling
that every fourth person 1045-c.eneitil: DlxlncseMce! |
time I was very obviously happily expectant born into the world la a Jap." i ("hupluln O f, \\ eases, "Our hxangelUal Faith" t)
I Sii.e> CIOK*-Immoilklilv "
of an 'heir. So-a bus full of Navy boys *
110)-'Christian Science Neu vice" (Small Chapel).
glanced up, indifferently noting my condition 1'n" W'orniH Two old maids were in an Insane 1815espei:' 8"1\I'e-S, M. C. L.-Bible Stud,..
and returned their gaze to the sceneiy." CI'O'n wife (To ::01....) : Ityou're ; Alylllm! for years, always knittingand ('..Iholt HOW: ,MONK. l'h.pel!: Msaiia) II.... and Birt.rtsahsa, Au.lIt.
,
I stood on the bus the whole while they looking fur m.v husband knitting" : OsS/1-!:( 1ans,
II IIhl"
,
way "Gee
'" gone fishing. J..l" Ilk sighed<< Mayme one day, "I i (W: )-MHSI.
"
sat. Repeat performance on the return tiip. down to the Marine I'arkway I I wish: some tall 1 handsome man 1100--Mass

The writer went on to explain that similar Bridge until ) tau find a Isle with ', and would) wind' l his inn around nie (' 17UI--MHIKhrlollmi s,,1.! ?,., ".nlrea Mukllii K..J sad .Urml.......
squeeze me until I gasp""Now .. ,.,
happenings occurred on other occasions during a worm on "I'h end. ,"' .10
jou'ie talking ." lift)Smtill
sense! chapet.
her visits to the Naval Hospital. I from Ja>ne. "You'll be out of herein lallrr ll." 1>>..10": !Small (. i..pl.. earner .( M..tl. and
Even in the crowded tempestuous, conditions Law Abiding a few lays! lirroinahrrn.
IMIOllulll.1! meeting (\\ ,
.oInt'"d"y)
N. C. Farmer No, I wouldn'tthink
of w.V'time we !should' not forget the : J"I.I i li, KrlUloni srnirm und IrlloMkblp ll....r..
of thargin'; you for Ilsecider Gnnncis' Mate "'lld.I, 1815small Ph"I't'I,|' Mu.llnlnd Bli minium,:
common decencies which should he accorded hat'd IM hootleggin amt : "The enemy areas 1I1/1lnNltlp.
fellow As thick as peas, wr. What shall Tuesday 1 UtO-l'VlO-ChuHMlns': : Office, NATFC.
our man. previously explained we praise the Lord I ain't{ tome lo .
'
we do' ) l.iioiKW: !: -( huplalns O"'t''lIow" \> nl'H.
believe a tired'ailor is as much entitled to that .% it. 'Ihe |peck of taters will Ensign "Shell them 1 AnS: ,
bus fir $5. First IhuiKdHv of emh month. 17KMRK), Chll pIli I n'. Of
perhaps than
seat
on a or more so
a a s floe. NAAs, (;iic-en C'oxe Spanks.
!some healthy young( woman who has! come to Cause for 'learn "et.t, IM GuerreBelgium Second K.K.m lIuiiKdiix of each month 3b.(0-lH)0: ) ), P.Htcllrg

the Station to see a movie, but in some instances The hostess tinned iron the I I ( CNS)- Gis here are Third IhiiiMlflv! ; NAAMavimit of nub month; l: HVl&W> ; Chapel. Jax
,
such as the one cited, even ordinarily piano on which she had been butchering I vvenilng I'nowl'llIitll' consisting of I municipal f\o. 1. ._ _
good bleeding would seem to indicate 'Cany Me Back to Old-V'lt-! long John underwear with worn-
glnnv and obt.ei\ecl that one of' an's while unmentionables: over
that someone !should> have surrendered a scat her JlIl"ls811: : sobbing uruon- their helmet! : 1 Form
to the lady in question. I troll a bl,.. I I I Other! Papers iii I t)

When an elderly lady, one with a :small Theie, there," she mm mined Waste Of 'I tune I --

child or one plainly expecting to have an comloitlngly" "are you a Vliginlan' '. I After almost lotus \t'l1r46ln New Oiliung has always! been the privilege of the

addition to the family gets onto a bus just : .. (iilcclonla) and the :slftinon) a man in mihtaiy service Everything; food, weather,
I "No, maamlaid] he. "A mu- the "I1II'l1t movie. (omen in for Its share of hill
pause! and have a heart to heart talk with akin," HluejiuKet vt.iN "sent' | to a Snte-| attention.
t fldiHxnl: .Air' :Stalin Me. was
your own conscience.: Suppose t that woman I r a i ti (omplainii lo Ms buddies at I At the moment It's the water shortage;
waR your mother, jour sister! or your wife. "And what, asked the (cannibal i |IN", nc-w billet Dial lirndfiuarlrri A certain amount of griping: enables a man tp
You'd like to think t that she'd been accorded chief in hU )kindest tones "wan I' gate lilm a Iwo-hoiir nut it'.' to 'let off kteam to his shipinates. He gets hm torn-
a neat by another Navy man in your position. jour business lic-foie you were ('8 p. I live the ,South Pacific, plaint out of his system feels. better, and forgets
tuifd by men7" the whole .
my "UtItlUI'
hour and 6,1: tnlnuteM thing:
"Do unto others as you would have them do'l "I Was H newspaper man," answered dragged iiulil) those, trucks lint home men can't It-t it drop at that

unto you.. the captive, | .'*me," lie f't.IttIl'4I. I I KANEOHE KLJfTEJt, Honolulu.Page .


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I t frirniy r': Hero Visits Station Navy Makes Plans I Marine: .AulI! 4f4HiJ'fl'.Star Medal U



I; To Aid Vets Who

,

1 Are DischargedThe


Navy has taken steps to assure -
discharged war veterans of c "ri
their rightful opportunities as civilian _

a Y employees In Naval estab
X ,3 ++w tK lishments.In .

a recent letter to all Navy

shore establishments, Rear Ad-

miral Frederick G. Crisp, USN,
Director of the Division of Shore

J Establishments and Civilian Per-
sonnel, directed personnel officersto
study a plan for the appoint-
ment of a Civilian Veteran Place-
ment Adviser fn each activity.
The Division of Shore Establish-

ments and Civilian Personnel,
which administers the employmentof

approximately 750,000: civilians ,
in Navy shipyards, ammunition I -
For showing "conspicuous gallantry and Intrepidity" In takingcommand
depots, supply stations, air bases
of his squad on Feleliu Island, after his squad leader hadbeen
and other activities
already has
wounded, and becoming "directly responsible for the successful -
placed on Its employment rolls completion of all his squad's missions," a Marine private first
more than 15,000 war veterans and class, now stationed here, this week was awarded the Silver Star
the number Is growing monthly.

Under the plan, the advisor will medal.The
award was presented on Monday to Pfc. Travis Morganby
function on the staff of the Per- Major Thomas R. Jewett, executive officer, In a ceremony at the :,
sonnel Relations Officer. He must Marine Barracks where Morgan is attached to a guard company. The .i
be a veteran and will be selectedon 20-year-old Marine Is the ton of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel L. Morgan of
the basis of full technical com- Honey Grove, Texas. ,

petence. In the Marine Corps for three years. Morgan ha seen serviceat

"The Department recognizes the Guadalcanal, New Guinea, New Britain, the Russell Islands and '
III IIIO importance of proper planning to Australia. He was In a Marine division In the southwest Pacific
assure the best possible placement, for 26 months.Okinawa. 1
utilization and adjustment of the

large number of returning vet- '
erans who will be added to the Landings Termed

forces of all shore stations," Rear
Admiral Crisp said in his letter.
The program calls for the study "Love Day" By Lieut. Who

and preparation by the Veterans'
Advisor of plans for absorption of
I veterans as civilian employees. He Brought Pictures To U. S.

will determine the experience and
skills of veterans entitled to re-
"Love-Day was a perfect designation
employment, and to ascertain as for the Okinawa landings."

.__...__.....,___ -a.: -0-" far in advance of their return as Marines reported Lt. John Munroe, U S.
NAS Jacksonville personnel got the Army side of the war picture them possible what by communication additional with Fly N, R., in a press conference held
last week when Capt. James II. Fields, who was recently decorated qualifications in the Navy Department last week.
have Off
they obtained Corsairs
with the Congrt'8slonall\lt'dal of Honor by General George S. Patton, military service. He also will during "The weather was beautiful. It
visited the station to see his fellow Honatonlan (Tex.) and boyhood de- was Easter morning. And the
termine what
buddy, Marine 2nd Lt. William G. Laughlin, \F-5 flight Instructor. veterans now desire type of and work believe the U. S. CarriersIt Japs didn't fire a shot as our

Capt. Fields (shown above, right, with Lt. Laughlin) won his they are fitted to perform and I troops poured in," he added.Lt. .
Medal of Honor near Rechicourt, France, during Patton's dash to -
how much Munroe, first man to returnto
training or refresher revealed last week that
was
the German border Shot through the face and rendered unable tospeak I'
training they will need their the United States from the newest -
upon carrier-based Marine Corsairs
Capt. Fields scribbled out hasty orders on a piece of paper: par '
return. assault on Japan's inner defenses
grabbed a machine gun from a dead German, and led his platoonof ticipated in the pre landing aerial
served as coordinator of
Infantrymen to a hilltop objective In the face of an enemy tank assaults on Iwo Jima and the two-
Army, Navy, Marine Corps and
attack He also holds the Silver Star "for taking care of a charac- THEWORcTon day raid on Tokyo that precededthe Coast Guard
photographic cover
Iwo Invasion This was the
ter with bazooka"
at ,
a Trojes,
France first time Marine carrierbasedtlghters age of the operation. He left the

had flown in support ofa Okinawa beachhead Sunday aft-
WAR BONDS landing 9peration. ernoon (United States time) by
plane and arrived in WashingtonApril
Fresh from their raid on Tokyo, t
5, bringing 40,000 feet of
Playing ostrich won't solve
I any the Marines unloaded bombs and
newsreel film
lof your postwar problems. You I machine gun bullets on Mount
have got to think about them now Suribachl Jap positions. Then, as L-Day on Okinawa was a far

I and plan ways of solving them. assault forces charged ashore, the cry from the bitter, bloody DDayon
There is no better means of solv- flying Leathernecks strafed the Iwo Jima, which Lt. Munroe

ing problems than by cold, hard beach, laying a curtain of steela also witnessed."It .
I cash And you can be sure you few hundred feet in front of the was curious to watch the
have that cash by investing in attackers. faces of the troops going In," he

jl War Bonds now. For every $3 Invested Veteran Marine fliers with more said "The first three or four

now you get J4 ten ;years than a year of overseas duty requested waves were grim and tengp.# Then
from now. extension of duty tours the word got back to the waiting

just| to have a fling at carrier transport, and by the time,the 13th
A couple brought their 2-year- fighting, a Marine combat corre- and llth waves started, the men
;gam ems.. old son and heir into the Bond of- spondent reported. were laughing and cracking, 'Go-
t N fice the other day. He slipped ing My Way'r"Lt.
the threat" of Pa-
Long "triple
Uy Sgt. II. E. King'The behind the counter when no one cific air warfare, the Corsair !snow Munroe went ashore the aft-
affair of the week around there, too. Poddon pliz, is your was watching and within a few called the "five-in-one" threat.It ernoon of L-Day to arrange for
name Kidwell seconds had started a hot ball
MFOTU was the marriage of Staff is the only plane operating asa film pick-ups on "brown" and
game with the girls in the office.
Beautiful wife. "orange" peaches. He said hedidn't
Sgt. Reno J, Moro at the station Which land-based fighter and fighter- .
just makes us wonderDo
Chapel. The usual things happened MTSgt. Cullumber returned you suppose we could makea bomber, carrier-based fighter and see any evidence of Japanese
in a big way at this wedding from his honeymoon-furlough looking little fighter bomber, and night fighter.Quartermaster defenders.
money on the side
bv Later he visited Kerama Retto
The nervous groom forgotthe very happy about it all. -i- ,
children for
watching their
busy the islands
license and the even-more-ner L'amour, toujours 1'amour. (But occupied by the Army
Co- he back in time to parents? Asks prior to the major Okinawa Inva-
vous best man, Sgt. "Tony" got get paid!) All
( requests for such service
.. ronato, couldn't find the ring! But, The leading chief, Harry Aim, must be in writing-and will be Wool Clothing ReturnNew sion. Everything, he said, seemed
calm
amazingly and well
despite these difficulties, the wed. put in a radio appearance over station hastily returned-unopened.) ized. organ.
ding went off well and we want WMBR on the program York (CNS)-Soldiers who
to wish the happy pair best of "MOLLY SPEAKS." He spoke The many problems our nation have woolen Auny clothing at "On Zaml Island, where I visited *

luck well, and rightly so, of the work will face following the war will home are urged to write their families a village, U. S. military government
One incident that happenedlast we're doing here. was already In
offer a threat to our economic and asking that the clothing be opera-
week goes to show that honesty The purple eye is being awarded poltical systems. We must be in returned to the Quartermaster at tion, he reported. "The civilians
Is not entirely lost! in the'** seemed to be very happy and will-
frequently for the "Battle of Jack a position to successfully solve the; nearest Army post, camp or
hectic dajs. Pvt. William I. sonville" these days. If you don't these problems A sound, solvent station. MaJ. Gen Edmund B. Ing to cooperate with our forces,
Junes lost! his wallet on a city believe it as soon as they found out weweren't
just cast your peepers citizen with a financial stake in Gregory, Army Quartermaster
bus and had given the thing up upon some of the sad Usages I the future will be in a better position : General, disclosed recently that going to be as brutal as
for lost when, Saturday morning, around 114 these the Japs had advertised we would.
hangar mornings. to be a good citizen than one reserves of woolen clothing are
a bus driver appeared>> in the Decorations are the style. who is Insolvent and therefore de I "pretty tight" and that a campaign GI.'s were already playing with
first sergeant's office and announced has launched the Jap children
been
What can be the reason for pendent. along
j .. .. .. "There
had the lost was
that he Atlantic Coast for return of such some evidence of civilian -
MTSgt. Serpas his
massaging
own
Item and would return It only to no- be-tte; I suicides, though. In
one
brow with a four pound mallet? There is way to prepare clothing In possession of civilians,
Pvt. Jones'' The loser arrived cave, 12 women were found stran-
Answer that for the Including discharged servicemen.
one, Sid! And opportunities that
and found the contents Intact Officers who gled. And there were others, not
will be Officer
MTSgt Duncan has been seen available after the war is completed
Twenty-two dollars In cash" atwentyfive fatally hurt, whose throats had
wearing a barracks cap that has won than by laying aside a por. Candidate Schools prior to IS been slit.
dollar \\ar/IJond, all the curves of a ski-slide Flat- lion of your present income months ago, and who were allowedto Today they are walking
and his, Identification and liberty ten it out, Dune I through regular, systematic purchase keep their old uniforms when around with American" dressingson
their cut throats.
like that
cards" Things -- of War Bonds. Buying Bonds commissioned, also are asked to ,
should happen more often. Bravoto may hold you down a trifle when ; return them. The clothing should %=-

the bun driver, Vandegrift Sees you're running around the beach I be wrapped in some container so. Safeguard Against Burns .
The squadron baseball team 1 -but it certainly won't cramp : that the total weight of containerand Washington (CNS-The) Army
came out on the losing end of a Hardest Fight AheadNew contents has devised
your style come ten years from will not exceed 30 a new safeguard
practice game with the Naval Air. now. pounds. It can be sent collect ex- against the hazard of burns from
Station team on Thursday night. York (CNS)-Lt. Gen. ,
press bazookas and flame
and
-'- i I--- should be addressed to throwers. It
The score was 5 to 1. The team Alexander A. Vandegrift, commandant the attention of Is a cream called "Flashburn "
: "Quartermaster, and
of the Marine Japs Map Plans
to the Corps, issues -
forward
looks optimistically
to face
O clothing and equipage classification applied hands and other
opening of the season. this blunt warning on future "
For 100-Year War officer. exposed parts of the skin.
in the
Various and suidry charactershave prospects Pacific: 'The ... -'
been looking down their noses hardest part of the march still lies London (CNS-A new organization =i-
at me for the past several days. ahead." He added, however, that the Association of the 20 110 Days That Shook; the Fleet Bomber Losses Light

You see, my B\V works at the we had outfought the Japanese to Years War, under the leadershipof Southwest Pacific (CNS-The London (CNS-An) average of
weather bureau. Chilly, Isn't it T ? such an extent that our forces Hachlro Arlta, former Foreign I 5th U. S. Air Force sunk more Jap- Jess than 2 of every 100 bombers

My spies tell me that a materiel could sail wherever they pleased, Minister, has been formed In Japan anese shipping during the first 10 dispatched on combat missions by
sergeant In the squadron did a remarkable while enemy ships no longer could according to the Tokyo radio days of March Chan in any of the the U. S. Strategic Air Forces In
Job of brightening up a safely use their Inland sea He Tokyo said there U a growing 8 previous months. The score for the European and Mediterranean

party held on Thursday night In pointed out that the enemy's fanatical feeling In Japan that the war will the 10 days were: ,D0.32Q tons Theaters during 1944 were lost to
Dewey Park. Many of the squad- opposition has not yet last 20 years and may even carry I sunk, 13,695: tons probably sunk enemy action, the War Department'
ron' notable non-producers were stemmed our advance. over into the next century. and 50,790( tons damaged. has announced

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t : The Naval Air Station Fliers usher in the 1915 baseball season Sunday afternoon at

tjlr .-\ 1500 by engaging the Terminal-Railroaders in a Victory league game at the Jacksonville] ,

''fl' -'. }

TheyFliersVwiliemake their home debut at Mason Field Wednesday afternoon when j

7, Yr they tackle the Mayport Navy nine. '\ j) ,:\
Don Carter a member of ]tail year's
R Coach Charley Gehringer yesterday nominated I
Station club, to pitch the open- ;;

1a111 ing ball game Sunday. The Five Prominent PT Offitersr

ti1 I,,. tentative Flier lineup reads:

Q 3v Ib, Tom Hopkins ; 2b, John- To Say Farewell to NAS JAX

ny McCullough; 3b, Alf An-

se derson; ss, Bill DeMars ; If, Shakespeare said "the parting is such sweet sorrows-and so it

Charlie Woddail; cf, Ben Law- is for five well known Physical Training department officers who have

son; rf, Red Lyda, Bill Houseor received orders.
Jack Clark; c, Bob Palmer. IA romdr. Frank GlUlsple.. Lt. Allie White Lt. Dick Waite'Lt.Chief .
a six I Truman Scarborough, and Lt. I
,. The Victory loop numbers
Bernard McCachen' will
teams this year. The Station nays'long
Of Softball their friends
to
Fliers are going to post in the pen- many here
nant race against the Terminal- 25 April and report to new as '

Railroaders, Camp Blanding, May- signments.
port, Chason's Dairy and Gibbs Gilllspie former Station tennis
Shipyard.All and squash coach and more recently

Victory league games are assistant welfare officer,
free of charge to service personnel Waite, personnel officer of the ': -
in uniform.In PT department and one of the best
l' liked officers aboard and Scar- r

............ .... addition to participating In borough, VPB athletic instructor, "
;: "''m"1..... .i'': .r ,.;;,,;.,.. two league contests a week, 0)D)
have orders for San Diego FFT.

l't Slugging In the clean-up slot series Coach Gehringer of Is with arranging strong a White, who starred for theFliers' ,
for the Fliers this season Is Tom games
and clubs In this sec grid eleven last season, has
army navy
above
t right-
.t Hopkins, rangy been assigned to Pensacola. Af-
handed first baseman. "Hop"gained tor.Of fable Allie won all-star tackle hon-
pro experience with Seat the nine starting players in L
ors at TCU and performed for the
I tie and in the Class C Anaheim, Sunday's inaugural skirmish, five f e professional Philadelphia
; Eagles
Cat, before the war. He recently are products of semipro and Y S Y before entering the Navy. Me-
returned to the states after 18 schoolboy baseball ranks.
Cachen will transfer to Iowa Pre
j months overseas. The quartet of former pros in flight.

the lineup are Hopkins, formerly -s, ti
.. with the Class C Anaheim, Cal, ;
'I. I ;J..f _. ._ club; Woddail, Atlanta Crackers of Softball Pattern
'- ----- --
; :, (J orfcRUNWAY..i- the Southern Association: DeMars
\ Bill DeMars star of
Olean, N. Y., and Lancaster Pa,
: the !Station basket Is also j
< talented baseball performer. The and Anderson, Pittsburgh Pirates. \6

.L, Brooklyn youth formerly with pattern is
0: l I'. being shaped for
\rl "' Ocean, N. Y., in the Pony league VolleyballStandings HA the league softball competitionwhich
y 1{ St and Lancaster, Pa., In the Interstate gets under full swing at this

.' / league, Is picketing the CSpA( ) Archie Carter, one of Station 1 Hay.

........ ,I' shortstop post for the Fliers the bet known chiefs on the Lt. Jim Talum, sports director,
.'".......,. .1 'It.( reservation Is coaching the Sta- announced three topline leagues ,:, ,
,
,; ;.I tion's varsity Softball club. The will operate. They I are the Morning
Station Baseball Offlcen' League team will represent NAS In the and Afternoon leagues for
By Bernard Kahn, Y3c Won Lost NAOTC league and In Lndt>pend. EM's and the Officers' league.

Hizzoner, the Umps, will Loop Getting Set Operations g i ent competition beginning 1 Outlining the Softball plans, r.
bawl out "Play Ball!1" Mondayand May Coach Carter starred in
Marine Fighters !a 3 Tatuin announced the Morning
Intra-Station baseball will blos-
athletics at Andrew Jackson
the 16 big league clubs som forth in full bloom in early NA JrcVF 3 3 high school In Jacksonville and loop games would be played at
will break away from the barrier May with a six-team league goingat 1 T at Auburn. lie H an accredited 1030 while the Afternoon circuit
for their fourth pennantrace it hammer and tongs. collegiate football and basketball will\ go to bat at 1330 and 1530. f',

since Pearl Harbor. The entries in the hard ball loop Major Morning Won Lost official and has been working Any unit or division interested 'f:i iin
are NATTC Seaman Guard, :Marine VM 7 1 In the PT department's general being represented in the soft- .
The majors are going to bat Barracks, MF-OTXJ, T-4 and VP8 7 1 sports program.Navy ball program is Instructed to sub'l,t
again this season as the direct A & R. Marine Seaman Fighter Guard 4 7 4 1 ___ I mit its entry to Lt.,Tatum at Bldg. ):
result of a life-saving decision by All pre-season signs indicate Marine Barracks 3 5 726 (phone 593)) before 20 April.
President Roosevelt, who person- that NATTC will be the leading VF-5 2 6 To Ship Sport The Officers' loop, vielng for the
1 7
ally flashed the green light for the contender for the pennant. The Main Personnel Galley 1 7 Admiral's Cup. will play its gamesat
game to continue operation in schedule will call for two league Stars From StatesThe 1530. MF.OTU. VF-5, VPB and
1945. The Chief Executive, how- games weekly Major Afternoon Operations have entered teams
ever, promised baseball nothing -V5t!- Won Lost and Medical and Supply have ten
that men in any other business Cleveland Grid Pros A&R airri 7 1 1 Navy last Friday formally tatively entered. Lt. Tatum is "
don't take for granted. Coo 5 3O&G ordered that its all-star athletic anxious to have several more en- ;

The President' supporting the Draft Otto GrahamEns. Parachute Loft 4 IS 3 4 teams in this country be brokenup tries in .the lively gold braid ,cir 'I

theory Chat baseball has a definite Otto Graham, the scintillating Supply 3 J'I for morale purposes with more cult. ._
j 1 recreational and morale value to Dispensary 1 7 ----- --w -
athletic wizard who led
Boathouse 0 II emphasis on games in battle areas.
\ the country in wartime, has said North Carolina Pre-flight to bas-
that no one will interfere with the ketball and football victories over Officers' 30-40 Navy officials told the Associated Officers' Volleyball

majors as long as they don't inter- the Station Fliers, has been drafted Won Lost Press there is a general practicenow Squad Is
fere with the war effort, which for postwar pro football. Graham VPB to get athletes into the war. OrganizedAn

they never dreamed of doing, anyway has been chosen by the Cleveland VM Supply '2 4 sDr. 1 The AP interpreted the new pol- all-star officers' volleyball]

for Ball men have never asked Rams of the newly organized pro & Dentist a '6 icy as meaning that many star squad has been assembled on the r ,
special privilege
or con-
any
league. Automatic Otto starred
1 r Station and ahead
e cession and it is unlikely that Northwestern- before Minor League players will be transferred to the plans are going
entering for a series of
anyone, least of all the men in the Navy and he's now in flight W<,n Lost Pacific area to give servicemen games.
I Commissary Store 7 0 there an The gold braid net team will
uniform will begrudge them such training at Glenview Ill. opportunity to see first- A
VPB 3 2
modest comfort. Salvage 5 2 class baseball this summer and Inaugurate its competitive schedule
-
I II Seaman Guard 5 2 other sports later. Saturday night at 1900 in the .
Baseball has been given the
same Klein Stars For CG's Dock & Ferries 1 4 Mainside
If The order applies to all forms Auditorium against an
I status as any other amusement The Curtis Bay (Md) Coast Photo Lab 1 6 undetermined
foe. Games have
movies music Ship Service 1 6 of athletics, and rubs out a
( etc.), allowing the Guard ball club whipped the Phila-
been
Chiefs booked with NATTC and
Supply 1 6 promising season In the continental
.t big leaguers no particular exemptions Phillies 10-6 in exhibi- -
delphia an -d. United States for Coach Mayport for a later date. ,
J and the other
on hand
ext -
tion last week. Lou Klein
game
acting no particular demands of Coast Guard infielder, paced the Joe Louis Is TSgt.Joe Bob Feller's Great Lakes team The volleyball squad is com ..
Eight: Great Lakes ball ) .'
its players, prised of Lt. Sax Elliot Lt. Wel
personnel.
I" attack with two homers and a Louis, stationed at Camp
including four former
. major come Shearer Lt. Ed Van Bibber
' Baseball does not have to be double. Klein a former St. Louis Shanks, N. Y., was promoted to leaguers, shipped out Friday. Lt. Blanard Orville,
ashamed of its wartime record. Card star, played last season for technical sergeant, within one Spearman, Lt.
7 Indeed, not. The the the Fla. Coast The new policy also puts an end Hitchcock, Lt Burleigh Jacobs and
longer war St. Augustine ( ) stripe of the highest army rating to brilliant football others.
successes, suchas
goes on, the more admirable theI Guard. for an enlisted man. "
those scored by the Balnbridge, ------"= -- '
I baseball. men become in coma =!. i
Md, training station eleven
I a 1 parison group and with non-essential other business Industries Balling the Jack On The Cinder the But Nation's best for two years, among Gators Drop Fliers
some baseball
i and football NAAS the
has
j Pick the Mayport replaced
up paper any
day and read the banshee howls Track Is O'Reilly's Specialty1st like stars Great who have Lakes played and en teams Naval Air Station on the University -
I of the coal miners and operators, Bainbridge of Florida's 1945 football
./'f f the race track magnates, the Lt Jim O'Reilly of MFOTUis probably will perform for the schedule. The Fla. Gators will <.
'' farm bloc, the I.bbjlsts, the pa- the fastest flier in the Marine Owens, the great negro star. fighting men in the Pacific. start the grid campaign against I.
trioteers, the labor leaders, the Corps-on foot I The Beverly Hills, Cali!./ ath- The Navy said that it does not Mayport on 22 Sept. Last year
j mail order tycoons, the private Balling the jack on the cinder lete has covered 100 yards of real favor "deliberate concentration of the Filers met the Gators in the

1 enterprise boys, etc., etc., et track is O'Reilly's specialty.The I estate in the official time of 9,5, professional or publicly known opener at Gainesville but this sea .
cetera.. 23-year-old Marine officer covered the 440( in 482, broad athletes within the continental son Florida dropped the Station
led Southern California to the Na- I jumped over 25 feet, run the 60 United States for the purpose of from its schedule. .
[' In shrill column upon columnS tional Collegiate Athletic Associa- yard dash in 5,2, and knocked off exploiting their specialties in ath ,
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I they wail about taxes, restricted tion and the Pacific Coast Confer- the 220( in 205, not to mention letic team competition." .
profits, price controls rationing, ence track and field championshipsin excellent performances in the 220 It added that the morale of the Captain Duckworth
red tape government authority 1943. Last year O'Reilly turnedin and 440-yard low hurdles. Navy will be enhanced by dis Fires HoleinOneCapt.
, and a million other woes, real or the country's outstanding marks O'Reilly is a hellbentforleatherneck. persal of well-known athletes in 1-

s( imagined. By contrast, the base- for the 100 and 220-yard dashes routine service with active units,, Herbert S. Duckwoith, ,
ball men have tightened up their and the broad and that "their ,1
jump, lepresentingthe Harry Marches On concentration
Deputy Chief of NAOTC and ;
belts and endured the inconven- Corpus Christi! (Texas) Naval Lee Field also boasts a "name" within continental limits Is detri chief of Staff, carved himself a t)) .
iences their business has suffered Air Station in the SouthwesternAAU track star in the person of Lieut. mental to general morale and in- niche in golf's hall of fame .' ,
without a murmur of complaint. indoor championships at Harry March, former Universityof curs adverse criticism" from serv
* They have agieed to all curbs and Dallas.O'Reilly's. North Carolina ace, who won ice people as well as civilians."In Sunday Club the Timuquana .':.
wartime adjustments voluntarilyand brilliant feats have the National AAU pentathlon in order to break up Country by shooting a ,
aggregations hole-ln-one. "
cheerfully. They have not earned him a place on the Na- 1940. The Tar Heels won the now formed-it is directed .t
i, sought military deferment for tional AAU track and field honor Southern Capt. Duckworth aced the : '
any conference title all,three that no person either officeror I
'f employe in the national pastime. roll for five consecutive jears. years that March was a memberof enlisted, shall be retained beyond 140-yard eighth hole, using a .j' .
,All ball men' have sought is the lie was named to three places on the varsity squad.Lt. his normal period of duty or No. 6 iron. Lt. Edward Dwelle '
right to keep on earning a living the All-American track team, March is a combat vet, having training'in' a particular commandor and Lt. Donald Westin of the 11" ;i
Staff
on the same terms as any other thereby becoming the only other bagged five enemy planes dur. locality and be permitted and, Ralph Snyder were :
non-essential business, as long as athlete to share that record-* ing his two years of fighting ,ia to coach play or concern himself playing with Capt. Duckworth-
Continued on Page Seven breaking distinction with Jesse the South Pacific. with competitive athletics." in a foursome.



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12 April, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven



NAOTC Aquatic Stars Enter Sept. '45 Shore She's Suing t Philippine Gov'tAuthQrizes'Vear



Miami Meet This Weekend Duty Survey Is



" A will quintet represent of national NAOTC aquaticaces in the Made AvailableLarge Of New RibbonsAre

Pan-American swimming and div
championships at Miami Sat- O numbers of enlisted per- you just back from the
urday and Sunday. The event is sonnel will be overseas bound In Philippines? Or were you in on
sponsored by the International the next few months as a resultof the defense of those islands in
: S the forthcoming 30 September 1942?
" Aviation Fraternity for the benefit
.. of patients at the Miami Bilt- 1945 Shore Duty Survey. If so, you are entitled to wear
,
Lists !i 'e y, both' of two battle rib-
' more AAF Convalescent Hospital. of all men covered by the one or new
''j survey have been drawn up by the bons issued by the Philippine gov-
Coached Lt. Comdr. James
by personnel office, the maximum .. ernment for wear by U. S. soldiers.
R. Smith, survival training officer tour of shore duty being three N Y'Ah The two new ribbons are the
of NAOTC the
star
I years for aviation branch ratingsand Philippine Defense Ribbon, cover-
splashed swimming team Is made two years for all others. En- ing the period from December 8,
of Ens. John Gibson of VF-5! ,
up listed men holding aviation rat- 1941, to June 15, 1942 and the
Sub-Lr. Albert Kinnear (Royal.Na'al ,, _. .. _. Ribbon
-- < Ings assigned to shore duty prior Philippine Liberation cov-
Air Force) of VF-, Ens. Gibson Coach Smith to 1 October j42, and all others ering the period from October 17,
Jack Hill and Ens. Charles Keat- assigned to shore duty prior to 1 1944, to a date to be announced
ing of the Banford Naval Air Dale Belmont New York blues
October ,
1943, are. to be inter- later.
Station, and Lt. (jff) Helen' Perry Chancey Is Vet changed with the fleets before 30 singer known to her friends as Eligibility to wear the Defense

of NATTC.Gibson September of this year. "the Sweater," has sued a Broad. Ribbon is based on two rules:

won his swimming spursat Of 120 Fights Exempt from the survey will be way publishing firm for using (1) Personnel must either have
Rutgers and the New York Athletic retired personnel, those classifiedas this picture of her to promote participated In an engagement

:'y 1 Club. lIe was a member of Big Glenn Chancey, SpA)3c( ) shore duty only by BuPers, mu- sales for a book called "The against the enemy during the

); the world's record 300-yard med- has had more fights than Pop- sicians, specialists, special arti- Complete Guide to Bust Cul- period December 8, 1911, to
ley relay team and placed fourth fier (devices), special artificer (instruments ture." June 15, 1UJ2, or ((2)) have been

last year in the 150-yard back- eye.Chancey, boxing instructor as- ) (TR), sole survivingsons stationed' for not lest than 30
stroke event Qf the Senior National and days In Philippine territory or
signed to the :Mainside Physical telegraphers. Bus To
{I AAU Championships. Training department a veteranof Formerly exen'pt, but included Wednesday waters during the same period.

.J Kinnear is a crack backstroke 120 professional fights in the iiT this survey, are hospital corps Individuals eligible under both

expert and water polo ace from ring before he joined the Navy.A personnel, Negro enlisted men, A rules are authorized to wear a
"j Scotland. native of Jacksonville, Glenn & R personnel, special assignment Springs StoppedNot bronze star on the ribbon

Helen Perry needs no introduc- the Glover exchanged punches with personnel, aliens and mailmen. Eligibility for the Liberation

; tion to aquatic followers. The such sockers as Corn Griffin, W. Enough Demand For Ribbon is based on three counts:

'. WAVE officer was a member of L. (Young) Stribling, Tony Can- MapOutfarOnEar (1)) An individual must either have
I the 1941 All-American women's cela, Joe Knight and Bob Godwin I Space To Warrant It participated in the imtiaj landing

swimming team and of the 1940 during his fistic career. The Wednesday bus to Silver : operations on Leyte and adjoining

: Olympic team, she toured South "It's a tough racket, and don't InfectionsTo Springs will no longer be operated I islands from October 17 to 20, or

, America with a starred cast of let anyone tell you different," says I it was announced yesterdayby I (2)) participated in any engage-
41 American swimmers and captured Chancey, who oughta know. the Station Welafer Office. ment against the enemy during the
':f'1 the junior national three meter :. aid in the combatting here of campaign, or (3)) served in the
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possible ear infections, the medi- The decision to cancel the bus
1tJ diving-title in 1938. Philippines or surrounding waters
' ' standout, defeated Lty John Hig- Dispensary has prepared a solu- there were not enough people applying period from October 17, 1944,
breaststroke tion which may be used either as for tickets on Wednesdaysto
gins, the Olympic from rage Six to the present.
a preventive or cure, It has been fill even one bus The Sunday
champ twice in meets last Individuals eligible under
t year. that was compatible with the war trips will continue as scheduled.All any
It Hill of Ohio State recorded win- effort. announce& two of the above provisions may
, : ning performances in the National We not trying to all The preparation, put up in one- requests for accommodationson wear one bronze star on the rib
are paint
Sundays must be made at the
ounce bottles with an attached
AAU 220 and 440-yard and 110- bon. Individuals eligible under
baseball saints
people as or mar-
Welfare Office in the Mainside
dropper, is being placed on sale
meter free style events. tyrs, for they're nothing of the all three' of the provisions may
Recreation Building no later than
at Ship's Service at :Mainside, Stu-
Near two bronze stars.It .
kind. In fact over-zealous base-
dent Officers' and WAVES'. Costis Friday morning _preceding the
was announced that the rib
ball backers often off the
jump the is to be made.
Sunday trip
but five cents per bottle lower
bons will take precedence after
NATIONALSPORTS end and deserve swift kick n
..' deep a than the actual cost of the in- Tickets are $2.88 per person for area campaign ribbons, with the
in the We
whatchermaycallit. gredients. From three to five the round trip. -
have reference to the absurd Defense Ribbon outranking the
drops should be inserted in the Liberation Ribbon.
claims that the
boys overseas
ears after swimming or showeringto Anyone desiring more specific
would rather bat the breeze witha
(Editor Note: A week to week
prevent the development of the Martin Mariners information
skeleton sketch of national sports will troupe of touring baseball stars concerning eligibilityrules
be carried In the Air News reporting than say, hold hands with Rita fungus or to eliminate it, it was is invited to submit queriesin
athletic highlights I in capsule form.) stated. person at the Public Relations
Hayworth. That's a crock of stew, Cacia medi- Ride
Last Saturday, Lt. Out Storm Office
" matter how it's
DASEBALLr-Club served.
President Branch no cal officer in charge of EENT at
.: Rickey of the Brooklyn Dodgers Likewise, stories and statementsthat -"ii-
:'; :watched two negro players work out, Mainside Dispensary, spoke to per-
then announced lie was not Interested the men overseas are vitally sonnel of the Physical Trainingand 100 Mile Gales Hold No Lt. Comdr. Paxton
In signing them Mick Etten, Johnny concerned with keeping the big Welfare-Recreation Depart-
} Llndell. George Stlrnwelss, Tut leagues going are highly exagger Terrors For Big Planes
SUInback and Oscar Grimes, all of the ment on "How To Prevent Ear
,Yankees, were classified 1A by their ated. We don't think tha( anyone Trouble In Swimming." It was Part of the time battered by Ground Training
draft boards. Leo Durocher announced really believes a guy crouched in a understood that the officers and 100-mile-an-hour winds which lift-

the Dodgers'he'd return second to baseman.active duty. .as. foxhole, flying a plane through men under Lt. Comdr. L. E. Has- ed them right off the water and Officer On Staff
PHcher Denny Gatehouse of the Browns flak or manning a gun aboard ship kell would be best able to pass the the rest of the time submerged by
has been called for induction. is primarily interested in the stateof word on to personnel here in con- 20-foot waves, a Navy squadronof Continued from Page Istrojed
GOLlyron Nelson copped the $10- the American or National league their work in thestation's
nection with :Martin Mariner twin-motored
', 000 Iron Atlanta by on beaches. In addition -
, shooting 263 nfortoi2re.t a new PGA races. The guy is primarily, and physical training program flying boats recently rode out a the squadron rescued more
\ record' Sammy Byrd finished second quite properly, interested in his typhoon in the Western Pacific than 280 Allied sailors and airmen -
:with 272. Sammy Snead wound up own skin. His one passionate desire
(f. ,lxth with 281. is to keep alive and come homein by keeping their motors running from life rafts on the open
'
1. FOOTBALl-Frankie Slnkwlch Detroit Officer Candidates continuously at high speeds for sea.
1 one piece; and anything not directly -
Lions' star, was voted the most about 20 hours. The officeris
new ground training
,G valuable player in the National Pro associated with this objective
'. grid league. Louis (Red) Gebhardwas is coincidental and unneces- Will Get TrainingTraining As Mariners can fly at less than a native of Los Angeles, Cal.,
named head coach at City College to him which is it should for approximately 15 100 miles an hour, the typhoon and a graduate of the Universityof
ct New York Bronko Nagurskl sary as
t WAVE officer candidates each winds repeatedly threatened to lift California at Los Angeles. He
he will not play ball this
I season announced. Second Lt. Al pro Blozls, former be.We do not profess to peak for month will be established in Wash the big flying boats and their joined the Navy in January, 1940,
AAU shot-put king and all-league the Armed Forces overseas or ington sometime in April. Upon heavy sea anchors right off the and won his wings at Pensacolain
tackle In the National Pro loague, was water. At other times the 20-foot
October of the same He
successful of fourweeks' year.
at home but all Indicate completion a
killed in action In France. The feigns
f Brooklyn Tigers of the National pro that they want the game to go course, the WAVES will be waves broke over the top of the had a previous tour of duty at the
league merged with the Boston Yanks on with schoolboys, over-aged commissioned in ranks determined I I Mariners, and the airmen could local Naval Air Station from Jan.

''f'. Stub Allison University, head ot coach California,released veterans and other athletes not by the Bureau of Naval Personnelin see strange fish swirl by the port- uary, 1941, to March, 1942, as a
, holes.
BOXING 10-round bout between physically fit to serve In unl- accordance with their qualifications flight instructor.
Chalkey Wright and Jackie Wflson was form. They do not object, we Without the maneuvering power The lieutenant commander and
called "no contest" at the end of six Enlisted personnel will supplied by their motors, the Mari- his wife, daughter of Mrs. Belle
believe
to baseball composethe
,
continuing !
,
rounds when the boxers loafed and
refused to mix It. as long as it does not hinder the majority of each class with ap- ners would have been destroyed. M. Kenniston of Jacksonville, were
war effort and provided that It proximately six to be commis- As it was, none of the airmen who married December 30, 1941. Theyare

I Ben Lee Boynton Is would not mean one Ingle extra sioned in the Supply Corps and rode out the typhoon in their at present residing at 5232
hour of peril for them. the others to become medical spe- I planes was injured. The planes Colonial Ave.

Sporting 3 Stripes President Roosevelt has given cialists and line officers. The received little damage. Even the '-
Wright Cyclone engines were Nazi Youth Agt's-
the GI's assurance that baseballcan medical specialists'will be primarily -
e It's Commander Ben Lee Boynton continue on an inferior basis occupational therapists and ready: for duty after a change of U. S. 3d Army (CXS)-The 52-

now. without delaying final victory; so physical therapists selected from spark plugs. year-old German soldier capturedin
The former NAOTC Physical Play Ball! civilian or enlisted sources. This Navy squadron was as- the Frankfurt suburbs may have
Training and Welfare Officer was --i t- I signed to patrol the waters arounda been trying to crack a sardonic
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promoted from lieutenant com- First Lt. Earl Grace, former ma- Lt. Bob Herwl"i"USMC former newly won island in the Western joke, but this is what he told an
, mander to commander recently atI' Pacific.
jor league catcher with Pittsburghand University of California All-Amer American Colonel who asked whata
I, ,. his post of duty in the Pacific. Philadelphia, will coach the ica center, has received the Navy I I -- man his age was doing in the

,I : -toaf- Army's Welch Convalescent Hos- Cross for heroism overseas. Her- I New York (CNS-The tobacco Army:
ANOTHER BOND MEANS pital baseball team at Daytona wig's wife is Kathleen Winsor, author industry has sent 950,000 packages "I'm a member of the Hitler
A QUICKER VICTOUY Beach this season. of "Forever Amber," I of snuff to Gig overseas. Ker-chool! Youth."
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Civilian Editorial Employees Office*' News | Young America I McDuffie Is Sports Fan '


,Personnel RelaUons Office, Bldg. 13 Dorothy S. Sharp, Reporter And He's One They See
Telephone Extension 8885 How many of you folks at the
The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air: Naval Air Station are concerned
News, la devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's with the future education of AmerIcan When Uniforms Needed
Civilian Employees and Is sponsored by the :youth? And how many ot "'

Cmplojees' Association for Chit Service Employees you are as unconcerned about fu-

Officers ture conditions as you are about

William Q, Kincaid, President Philip D. Myers. Treasurer some of the most Important problems r
that exist today, presuming
Directors ; .I! i Dumbarton Oaks to be some new ;
Martin Mell Jackson ja
George H. C. kind of cereal, as did one stenog-
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Woods rapher In Tennessee last week

Philip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffie (Don't think that Tennessee Is any
Daniel R. Whiddon William O. Kincald different .
from other state
News Reporting Staff any ,

Assembly and Repair; : either!) r #:

Maintenance .......""_',.................':'...._.._....._...Walter Riviere If you feel more than merely ; .: : ;

Accessories ....-................._...................._._.........__W. T Martin luke-warm about future Ameri- ,
i Metals ..._.........._.....:._............._.....................Thelma Register cans, :you should be interested In

Machines ..............._..._......._....._................_._."Slim" Tyler a recent article In the Woman's
Engine Overhaul ........._..._....................._._...Oscar M. Spicer Home Companion written by Mrs. "

Overhaul Control ,.:.....:............._.._._..............Marguerite Steele Glenn Frank, exposing existing

Interim Overhaul ,*...._.........._.............:........_..........Laura Adams conditions on mid-west college ;
Finish & Fabric ...:.::......._................._........__......Iva li. Griffin campuses. You folks who are ex- I

Ordnance ........._.. .............................._..................N. L. Lasswell pecting to return to college after w4 .
Assembly "B" Shift ..._........_..............Fannie Ruth Archibald the war, you folks whose childrenare
Inspection and Survey: now attending college, and :you I

Head Reporter....._...._..............._....._._.._....Helen ::'1. Styron I folks whose children will soon be ;

Main Office__......................................................Dorothy S. Sharp old enough to attend should all 'I t ?
Engine Overhaul Inspection....,..........._._.........Sarah E. Verner be Interested in finding out whichIs

M&M..t Accessories ........_............_.........Ruth C. Raisch more important to college stu-
Scribes: ........_.__............._.._.............Frank V. Moriarty dents today: social prestige, attractive -

__........_.._.._....... .. .................... .....Bernlce Boyle looks, and an over-ade a&a
Interim Overhaul Inspection..................................Janle L-. Davis quate wardrobe, or intelligence:

Supply Inspection.._._...-.........................................Priscilla Glenn ability and character.Mrs. A
Public Works Department: Frank points out that the

Head Reporter..........._.. ..............................Ethel M. Shanahan majority of colleges, not only In I-
Scribes: ..........._............................................Ethel Mathews the middle west, are controlledby

..........................__.................................._.Louise Abraham a well-organized minority
......................................_....................................Caroline Howell snobbish, cruel caste system, rife
..._......................................................_.......Barbara Faulkner with religious bigotry and race
Supply Department: prejudice. Is this what our men

Head Reporter......................................................._..:...Leola Jones are fighting for? Do they deserve -
Scribes: ........................................................Flora Funkenstein to be kept out of the Greek

.........................._............................................Katherine Sikes letter societies, as some hate
..................................................................Minnie Lee Goodman been, because of their "older au-
...................................._....................................Bertha Mehlman pt arance" or the state of their

........................................................................Clorene R. Rogero wardrobe Do they deserve to r

........................................................................-.Marian Fulcher be ostracized from college society -
........Marguerite J. Aboud because they hate spent
r the last few years defending

their ('ountry'tor democracy?

I Over-All OverhaulBy This article proves that It is not Kenneth M. McDuffie takes a
that he would some day be a
entirely the fault of the students. very active part in the Employees '
famous artist.
Osterman The parents are concerned Association of this station servingas
Marguerite greatly
t Here's Wave Who with social contacts for their chil a Director. lie was elected into After the Armistice was signed
t We wonder if this spring fever dren. Even the professors feel this office when the Associationwas they retained his group In the serv-
ice until January 1919, when he
of marriages is contagious to our that we must "have It with us always first organized. The promotion -
Of HomeAt 1st Class Mu-
Dreams was discharged as a
of the various events
Leading Chief? One and one makes like death and taxes." Mrs. sporting
sician. He went into the bottling
ONE and ONE-HUNDRED. We Frank claims that "such an attitude Ls his particular specialty, and
business, with a franchise on Pepsi
can prove it, too. A charming lit Grosse lie Is lazy and un-American." everyone generally sees "Meuffie" -
Cola, but feeling the to hold
urge
> for help in getting unIforms -
Endicott and red-haired Vick- What do YOU think?
tle a
IJy Jean E. Stewart, Slo for the department teams. that music instrument in his hands
Station 1 became .
both #
ers on word for he sold the business and
makea Home is a strange Mr. McDuffie's military career again or-
ONE last week-end. They and we every person interprets it in a dif And speaking of magazines, how dates back before the World War ganized a band. They were named

very charming will have couple hundred ferent way. Those four letters many of :you ever get to read I. He had completed his high the "Ken Merrills Merry Music
know they a in bring a beautiful mental picture to "Think"? About the only way to school and two years of collegeone Makers" and traveled to every

happy anniversaries.Control Division Everyone wishes my mind. I see a small white house see it is either through a friend at Davidson College in Davidson state in the union, accompanyinga

Overhaul !! with a yard behind shaded by that Is lucky enough to acquire a North Carolina, and was attending group.ot 25 theatrical entertainers -
you much happiness"R. tall oaks and elms while the front copy, or at your local USO, since The Citadel Military .

E. Forester and Berkner, T. lawn slopes gently down to the you'll never be able to find it on School In Charleston, South Carolina One place he will never Beget
L., both of Shop #201, are visit water's edge. In the side yard the new stand. The title is really when he was called to active was Kansas His story goes We
ing in North Carolina and Pitts stands the stump of the old apple appropriate, too, because one reading -' service with the National Guard. were to play in" a theatre in

burgh. Pa., respectively. Forester tree that Daddy took the ax to. of it will give you food for About this time our governmentwas Lamed, but the manager misap-
dropped #201 a card from home" Hemming the lawn in on either thought for weeks to come. having trouble with the outlaw propriated some funds and

saying, "I don't think I'll be back. side is a border of rose bushes and For Instance, I was startled to Pancho Villa in Mexico. Mr, Me- "skipped town." It left our band

Maybe Derkner is going to bring peonies. Quietly resting at arrchor learn awhile back that our American Duffie's part in this exciting duty stranded without a booking and
that girl friend back to Jackson- lies "Snlppie our fifteen and boys are not as well trained was helping to get supplies across without money to get to our next

ville with him. Shop #201 wel- one-half foot Snipe physically> as are the boys of Australia the border along the Rio Grande.He destination. Not wanting to. separate -
comes Bethel Knowles back into Her movement is slight until the received and their "own
or New Zealand, and thatwe his first initiation with go way" they
their shop. She has been away for powerful little crash boat from Americans as a whole are at bullets when, he said, as he remi- stuck it out, working a restau-

almost a year. the Naval Air Station races by I fault because we encourage the niscenced over this experience, "it rant for two weeks until they accumulated

It's about time that someone Then she rocks back and forth in cultivation of a few of the most I was an odd feeling to hear the bullets enough go to Kansas

notices what a hard working the waves from the launch's wake.A promising athletes, rather than whiz by and not be able to City, Missouri, where they playedin
group of enlisted personnel as few yards away the two row- bothering with the mediocre ma- return them." Sometimes the a night club until they finally
well a* civilian personnel are In boats, "Thistle" and "Hobo," bob jority. Our boys of 15 and 16 don't Mexicans would stand on one side had enough to take them to their
Routing Shop #203. For ex- merrily, too. Across the bay sit- get half the amount of running, of the river and shoot at the goal. "

ample: Eloise Petty Is continuously ting like a sleepy old turtle is jumping activities that they should, guards, and Government orders In April, 1911, with the auto-
staving after working Round Island. It's only Inhabi- and that's what the Army and would not permit them to return mobile business on the decline

hours to finish up that Job to be tants are the birds and wild game. Navy is having to remedy now in the fire as long as they. were on because of "no cars," "no gasoline -
done. lou have to tell her to Turning my eyes southwest I see our American youth. That mademe I I the "right side." ,'t.> "no tires," Mr. AIcDuffie

quit work or she would work the numerous small islands dark- wonder-could this lack have I After completion of this mission came to work at the U. S. Naval

both shifts. This goes for all ening the blue-green waters of a lot to do with our prevalent Juvenile he returned home In January Air Station as a Property ft
I you enlisted people who have Lake Erie. The view in the north- I i delinquency? It's a subject I 1917. On Independence Supply Clerk, having left the

been. putting in a lot of over west is not as still and peaceful to THINK about! Day (irony, eh?) of that same Claude Nolan Company, wherehe
time. We know that this would Of course, a Naval Air Station is year he married the "girl next sold Cadillacs He advanced
certainly make those "Over not supposed to be such. Plane door"' whom he had known since from that status to a Sr. P & S

there" feel good to know that after plane takes off and climbs he was four years old Clerk Trainee, where he served -
the people" here at home are do- into the traffic pattern. Last BUmmer Merilllward until his present Job Property .,.
A member of the Naval Reserve
Ing their share to see their loved they were the N3N's but at and Supply Civilian Officer HIM V
he entered active service Au-
ones tome home sooner Hats present they are the Helldivers, Is Given ToE.M.Hinshaw on responsibilities consist of the Issue -'
I gust, 1917, to help the cause in
203 and 'em Corsairs etc. Several Division
off to Shop "Keep Avengers, Shipping and Delivery
World War I, An accomplished
Routing." times daily the graceful R4D's musician all coming under the Out.

Everyone has probably noticed will come in or take off. However placed him, they in the very 65 piece rightfully Navy going Stores Group. Mr. Me-

this Division's Office force movingback in spite of the hustle and Band playing the trombone. He Duffles does a splendid Job of
and forth, Yes, it's really bustle of the Base, it still seems I I*. M. Hlnshaw, an employee also played in .the Captain's Orchestra coordinating the functions of all
going to be nice when the paintersput quiet to me. In my estimation a of the Public Works Department three operations, working under
I He
as a pianist. was stationed )
"a coat" on the partition. So, home like that Is well worth fight- was one of three Jaxons at the Charleston Naval the Officer-in Charge, Lieut.
if you notice Lieut. F. C. Geer in ing for who received the Meritorious Earl Elehln.
Yard in South Carolina but thev
Civilian Service Award at
the Outside of working hours he hasa
deep thought, don't rush up to him i traveled to communities 1 in
Ed's note: In her enthusiasmthis U. S. Engineers office In Jacksonville many "yen" for fishing-just
and "scare him out of his wits" plain
t that state for the
because his office is very quietat WAVE neglected to say wherethe on April 5, 1943. Colonel playing Liberty fishing. As he put It, "I'm not a
Bond Rallies. In between
times anyway. white house of her dreams is .\. IS. Jones, District Engineer these fancy fisherman, going in for any
located, but it is Grosse lie, Mich. presented the citation in trips they played for morning and particular kind of rod and reel;
1C this column is a little shortof
recognition of his outstanding evening colors and had concerts in
I Just like to sit under
tree with
a
items this week don't blame me; Americana performance of duty In connec- the afternoon. A very definite
Most a pole and line. If they chose to
blame I can't possibly are blissfully honor
yourself. tion with military constructionIn was placed upon their band
contact everyone in this divisionfor unconcerned about our ability to the Jacksonville district Mr when President Wilson visited bite, that's fine, but if they don't,
beat the I still get a kick out of it." His
news, so please bring it to me Japs quickly once the Hlnshaw wa formerly. em- their activity and they played for
Germans out of the music hobby still first
are The comes how-
in the office. Everyone is con way. plojed by the War Department him. Franklin D. Roosevelt, then ,
truth is that over-all ever, with the tlcklin' of the
cerned about what you do-and military Army Service Forces, In the Secretary of the Navy, was mak- ivory
plans are based and the sliding of that
the wonderful
who doesn't like to keep up with on assumption Building Section of the Engi- ing a tour of inspection and they
that it take Instrument-the
trombone.
to
their fellow workers? may years neering Division. "called out the band" for his pleasure. -
defeat Japan. One and a half to -
Congratulations are in order for two years after the Nazi downfall The citation reads: "In recog- Little did he realize at that "
the wide open spaces now In evidence It considered absolute minimum! nition of exemplary performance time that he was to have the honor An officer JusT returned from V
in 202 Cleaning. A of duty In the Jacksonville of playing for the two wartime the Philippines said recently: "We
Shop # Let's think it over and stick to our
have
met less than million
of En- a Japsso
nice, clean floor now replaces the District of the Corp Presidents!
Jobs. far in the Pacific
dozens of pie wagons full of parts -....- gineers. Charged with the responsibility One of Ills bunk mates at campaigns.
of They have three times that
making appraisals many
that use to be loaded into the shop. Charleston was Yeoman Norman
Bob Hope can really be serious for
for the conversion of structure waiting us in their homelandand
Keep up the good work! 'I about one thing-that's the war. for military use his It'kwt'll-now the famous art- in China. They are dug in,

Disassembly Shop 201'. startingthe He has been out there with our achievements were no outstanding ist who sketches for many of well equipped, confident and determined -
month off with a bang, beating lads on nearly every front and that other employees were the well known magazines. Air.AIcDuffle To overcome strengthlike
last month's record of Production. here' Is his message to us. "Let's Inspired to Improve the quality said, "I still have some this, we need more help from
J Shop #275 Progress is doing a spend more time on our Jobs here and quantity of their work per- of the sketches lie made t>f me the USA. Production power from
,, bang-up job keeping parts ahead at home so that our boys at the formance." while we were In the .service together our warworkers is what gives us
f. of the fast moving production line. i front will have less time to die." not realizing at that time, striking power at the front"lCb 1



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I Loo&irifj Over Kiiooer SifiKilion : SAFETY SLANTS

... Inside Public WorksBy I I I'y I

7 j MM. It MacKElSIENafetj!
I Ethel M. Shanahan .
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EngineerYOU
This column did so nicely last I I Bonds- ,
issue with the Cub-Reporters thata I Buy More

permanent assignment was suggested $ vt A" R J 1Y ;r r.:

: but to no avail! Sad.
For they did the impossible got Now To Explode

I some news from the SHOPS! Doff l t1yt4Yc

Guess you have to go down there
TO BE CRAZYTO -
1 and dig it out The telephone does Nazi Mythology

not reach here. What to do, that TAK CHANCE .

is the question ? 'Wont you folks Ity II. 1) Gabriel 0 ,
[ in the SHOPS please send in items
Well, let's all buy a bigger bond o
that are of interest to'alt of you? 0I
in this "Seventh War Loan Drive"to
,
Maybe this appeal will get results '
tanks for those Yanks
help buy
What about it girls and boys ? It
who are going to terminate German
I Its
a Public Works column so let
Mythology once and for all
its all
t news concern of us,
Mr. Graham bus his vacant And now I have good news for
you. On authority of Senior Co I
desk filled by a young lady fromPhiladelphia
F- & I1 >> Mri. Dorothy Skinner ordmator W, H Pascal of I & S

I And, the Record Section Instruction, I report a new course
b has net another mark by havingthe in "General Engine Theory," This ,,*'f'
r
S a tSf I most. female In their group.>> course will cover all phases of operation "
N
Y + 3 it itl They have a third draftsmanf and every point of inspection

I t ( ,) from Indiana by way 'of These classes will prove invaluable .

few York City, Minx Loraine to all inspectors and if .SUTITHSiPs
V I Skelton.) you are one of the lucky persons' ...

Mr Fullerton, (Arch.) works in chosen to attend the classes, don't NArIONA tarry COUNtS: :

his garden every evening with a miss the golden opportunity for
lot of complaining to help the advancement, To many people, safety and accident

situation Mts Fulleiton bought The thirty-six" hour course, I lit i prevention. ate Interchangeable -
75 baby chicks for him to tend scheduled to begin Monday, terms, and too often safety
the of
Mr Manley watch out-competition April Kith in building IW), topside I mishaps means merely pievention

ahead in the egg monopoly above>> the Ration Hoard Office -
market! Three classes of one and Today, anything that con tilbutes
Should have mentioned tier to the physical and mental health,
the above>> photo>> l Is the fourth In series of pictures being shown eat a half hours each will be held
of work in the column, as a result of get. week Although! the primary >> the comfort and the self-tespect of {.
weekly performed hj the Supply>> Inspection' >> Division" of tie every the Individual cannot be considered
ting new for us, Mr Caylor overslept
inspection' Mild Survey Dept. objective of Hilt course Into
and had to drive his outside the field of safety
Thin In Max: W. Tea ford on the jolt inspecting" tire and lu,",,,. I own car augment the proficiency>> of
to work! Mr Toske arrived Our nation founded the
on was on
the with the Intent and
lie sees that all aircraft and vehicular tires are given a thorough In- inspector"
time! His overhauled car will now Idea of "life, liberty, and the
pur-
.
*|K>4tloii aw to repair>> required and are inspected" | for quality of workmanship >> must applicable>> methods for
run after spending $48.17 for paitsbut suit of happiness" for the Individ
>> after repair.Mr. >> I each particular shop, It will also ;
I the garage man said a new ual While none of these can be
Tea ford in a veteran of>> \\orldar #2. for several years would do the trick'! serve to Increase the In"'I't'tor'/t" | I favorable
engine really guaranteed an atmosphere -
he was charge of the lire Department with Motor sale and Auto over-all knowledge of the power I
for
---- -------- their development tan
farts. lie was repair>> man for George Schumann, Inc, lilt ex|)erienceHO I plant and provide "standardized, I'' be provided.
included three years of tire recapping>> >> and conditioning for him Inspections.I .
M-lf.. This department I Is. quite fortunate In having a man of Mr. Notes FromGabriel's I X, Cheves, a most capable instructor I The safety movement is concerned -
most with the firstof
directly
Teaford' experience.: has been assigned to CI'"-

Thin ,station rank one of the highest" fort tire conservation and duct these classes, Mr, Cheves for these elements, the conservation .

""h'...... merly taught in the Aviation Machinist I of life and physical sound
Mate School at the Naval ness. It is aiding through its efforts -
----- -- ------
-- --- -- Air Technical Training Center of to eliminate physical hazards

this station for two and a half And physical safety is oftena
4UPPLVCJ My Home -I Horn jears byproduct of the other two essentials -

: I regret to report the loss of a Certainly, we should net'er -
North Carolina ; lose sight of our original pur.
M J, Bashaia
capable inspector,
i 1&S-tnJ"lne: Overhaul Division" very pose of ,creating a safe environment J
Uv Helen M. Mjrint 11 1) GabrielIn of Minor Line "Good Luck .
SALLIES I Ity for our fellow w otket s.
and with your new assignment, Cow
_
Inspection" survey Dept .
I one of its recent issues, a ------ ----
Main Office !
favorite weekly news publicationof boyVe
welcome two newcomeisthis
mine tattled a double page ad. I Electric Overhaul
"Here's to ,the land of the longleaf veitlsement for Pan American week, Elinor Hilty assigned

f pine, I'I World Ail wa's, One page illustiated to Spark Plugs, and Arthur Lay Holds Picnic
Hj I.eola I Jones The summer land where the sun the beautiful harbor of Rio tion assigned. M to.Re-woik* Shop

Mary Llddell Shipping) Is quite doth shine I I I de Janeiro, the accompanyingpage I
MAX OF TIlE \\RKK: And All Trimmin'sThe
excited these days and who Where the weak glow strong and explained Pan Ameiican All-
wouldn be anticipating a trip to the strong grow gi'eat- ways' proposed post.W8plans for Frank Walden of Final Line is

New, York ? Mary and her patents Here's to down home, the old its new huge fleet of hundred pas a native of Millwood, Georgia, He Electric Overhaul Shop, 812
north state" I' and Mrs Walden reside at 1517: and 848 of A &. R gathered Sun-
ate going to stop off in Philadelphia senger three hundred mile an
a few days to visit her hour Clipper ships. Now, a trip Walnut St, Frank came to A & R day at the Pearsons Fishing Campon

brother and to attend his giaduat- Yes, that's North Carolina all to Rio has always been one of my as a mechanic and soon realizeda the Southside, and had a good

lion from elects (clan's trade school right! The state whose tons and fondest dreams, but I never hopedto desire to become an Inspector. ole fashioned fish fry An abun-

Jessie Ilruswell" (Issue) tells us I daughters have the nickname of ,, make the trip until I had He transferred to I & S in January dance of fish, pickles, potato salad

that she had a treat this last I Tar Heels" The /state noted for reached the aim-chair age and was of 1943 The folks on final and drinks were on the menu, and

week; a visit from her brother and I both its summer resort and winter too doddering to leally enjoy its line say that nothing passes his the disappearance of the food told
Jlls wife on their way to Braden.ton resort For verification of the famous beach and other world eagle eye. Frank was formerly its own story of "good chow."

from California above 'resoit' statement, make a wide attractions so many of my connected with Seaboard Oil Company I Many an interesting event took
"K:iitement In the Personnel visit in winter to Southern Pinesor more fortunate friends have regaled in Jacksonville His ambition place during the day such as the

Section:" Barbara lilac brought Pinehurst where thousands of m4 with, lo. these many just now is to buy a nice little brave souls who volunteered for a

a package received from her tourists spend the winter to enjoythe yea rs. well located house on fairly reasonable tour of sea duty aboard Mr, fear-

husband MTV Ing In the U. S.Army sunshine and mild climate in As a rule, I don't place very I teims"The son's "P.T:' boat Leo Redding in

In France, to the office to I this area. in addition to golf, horseback much credence in most ads ettise- -. ''his' most rollicking mood lead ngI

show the girls and the gifts tiding hunting, polo and other menta of post-war marvels, I feel road home .lead* through I the gatherers in song and the fish

Here examined and eve'(aimed spoils Or spend a summer in quite sure we will be living in Tokvo," is a common saying jitter buggin' to the jive music from

over>> h)' etervune. (One of the western Noith Carolina in the vicinity houses similar to our present ones among our foices/ in the Pacific, I the juke box

articles. was Iwrfllnlf'-frmn I'a- of Asheville or Henderson- for some ;years to tome and where many of our men have been I The Committee is to be highly

rHo! Imagine!) ville, Take a hike to the top of using our present day conveniences fighting the Japs almost continuously commended for the hours of ha id

The gills and boys in the Issue Mt, Mitchell the highest peak east right on, but in the case of for thiee years. Those men work put into this paity. Their

Division must have been good chil- ''of the Rockies Truly this section' Pan American Airways' story, I who have endured every danger award is the unity and good will

then last year 'cause the Easter I has been tightly named "The know it will all come true Flying and hardship, want nothing in the they spiead and many thanks ate
Bunny came to see all of them In Switzerland of America for its down to Rio from New YOlk CityIn woild so much as to return to'' offered from all the Electricians.

a' big way, All of the desks weie mountain scenery is unsurpassed less than twenty houis, a vacation their families and friends Butthey -- ---- ----- --
beautiful Easter cards a life time with ten or
displaying A native of Noith ate not no wai-weaiy that ; that with full
Carolina Could only the suppoit of
it all In two
and brightly colored If twelve days to enjoy they would before the
eggs. youht'Rl'd quit Japs
write volumes about its greatness, the home front can they hope to
shrill of excitementSatiiiday weeks at a cost the average pei-
the If
yells ate completely whipped. their
but I shall confine my statementsto shorten the long way home
afternoon prior to Kastei I son will be able to afford A year job| can be speeded up at all, they
few of its ----
only a many met its I -------
it was the Easter Egg Hunt ot so ago many of the airlines know that it can be done with the I
timleiway. Everyone began hiding (The admiration I express for my published their proposed postwar aid of an oveiwhelming amount of I New' York (C'NS-Bill Ontville,

e|the other fellow's eggs. The high. native state Is not intended to cast fates in the New YOlk papers, and production In American factories a pale lad of 16, established a

light! of the lay, however. was the any letletfion on my adopted state, the fares weie astonishingly low and shipyards, That's why they worlds record last year. He lOa w
Floiidd Far be it from not to
pretty Easter basket completewith me as compared with present day ate counting on us to stay on 705 movies. 'Most of them," says
be to the state in I
loyal which prices of tickets for air travel. So "
Bill
there packages of cigatettesfor our jobs toobecause they feel "were lousy.
sign for that pay check twice each I feel sure that Mi, and MM Av.
Lt. Earl Eichin (the lucky Of- -- -- -
fic er-in-Charge). The package was month'! ) North Carolina ranks i er age Citizen will be able to take That
War Is Serious But 'Werewolve'
fixed bj 'Blimp>> Bonny n..",,,,Ie", among the rust in farming: its fer those flights, not In fancy, but in I
"lliinnj' Jiich**, and "'lluniiv' Itettv". tile soil producing cotton, coin and leality. Of course I mean the
All the gals gathered around while all kinds vegetables in abundance average citizens who buy a bond Business Gives This Fellow a Lauqh

Lieut Eichin gazed at his basket plus the finest tobacco In occasionally' and earmark it for
If. 1). GabrielAs
with delight only to exclaim "I addition to glowing tobacco many that wPIl.! Rlned vacation we all n"
far as I am concerned there humor Because no matter how
I well-known famous brands of
wonder how the aster Bunny laid tobacco hasn't been anything funny about tough the going, or how bitter the'
the are manufactured although, victory Is ouis I :hope you ate all
Jean cigoiettes'Ko"*>in..k| (Inspection Report at times now, it might be difficulteven Mr, and Mts. Aveiage Citizens. this war It's all been pretty grim battle, they have always managedto :
I and terrible but I must make wise about the
in Noith Carolina to get a admit I passes
Pearl
) will be leaving soon for S1'dive
really chuckled at 'towns and islands took and
Harbor, Shes just awaiting her package of Camels or Luckies ; me a good; meal I and rifle, something"I they ,
I eminatlng from Berlin the other about their adversaries,
oideis from headquaiteisash( Hundreds of cotton mills are hum. ;and let me get back at those
: ming day and night producing totI of d<\)'. As most of the world has | A great many of them will
imvton, D C.) now That's along daps!>> That was the plea a
way from home, agree I ? I ton mateilal of all descriptions, young Marine rescued by the I I long suspected, Der" Superman" doubtless recall some of Carlton

llere'm the meanestpril" ranging from plain yellow cotton" ]American Ranget raid on his pils- of the 'Master Race Isn't a man E, Moiris fifteen minute 'Chillerdillers' -

Fool's" joke In years-.ter" thestory to intricate patterns in damask, (on camp. If men like this, aftertwo I I at all, It seems that after trying I on the radio which he

gars, ":IItltItt>th Brand (.\c,. i in addition to prints and floial designs I I years of>> brutal captivity, wantno to be a little of exerythlng, he has peopled or should I say "U'olfed'

omitting) received phone call of all deac'tlptions./ In education lest until the Jap is licked, how finally decided to be a Werewolf" up with Ueiewolves Then there

Irom an unknown caller that I her North Carolina ranks
ride would he unable to "stop>> h) 'fourth In the United States and 1I i up on oui jobs ? solely as figures In German around with some such things In

for her the ....,morning MI "she I second In state hlghwa>'s, We I -- Mythology, and as we also know, them too. I cm't help but won
would have to catch the bus I, boast of a University considered'1' natives of my state are quite con. I 11\ myth is just the figment of the'' der if Goebbels and his buddies

So, the next morning, brighter I'lone of the most beautiful In America (reined, When we travel through I[ imagination. So now we have Der didn't take our fantastic amuse

and earlier than lit ual.I Hi/ninth: and with the second hat gest: 4i our[ much admired sister states Superman" just a "m'th" some : ments a little too seriously. First

had In get up>> and catch the bus I i endowment in the world Duke 'especially those north of the 'Ma thing conjured out of absolutely they try "Superman" strategy and

MI HA to get to work on th,"'. Unhei.it>', son and Dixon" line \ve are referred I nothing Of course, we knew it now imaginative tactics. Of

Only to find later un In the day There are two things with which I to as the "Youall"* giils I all along, but their diabolical intentions course, the stolid German mind
that her ride did slop>> hv,' for I j j110xx from North ('arli...,. \\e Tar Heels in the guise' of Werewolves I will never comprehend the face

.tar, knew' nothing t about the U, S Marine' Corps, who I leally resent that. Believe me, the I not at all but, I did geta tiousnesa of the whole thing because

phone call, and that she suns a was killed on Iwo Jima on Match 1
Vhllm of "April>> oof! while fighting against: the Jap- Ian "* used was when I was outside I our soldiers and sailors are goIng sense of humor, they would )long

Deepest sympathy is extended (>foIt'. Memoilal services wtte t the borders of my own home state, to have out of taking pot shotsat ago have realized what a pathetic

to William Box* Shipping) in the held In the Church t>f Jesus Christ t tof and there is an "0" in CaiOlma, I the story with their own delightful cally comical little figure deg; :

Iowa flf hir son, Corporal Ottls O.I I Latter Day Saints 1| i and we like to hear it pronounced, well developed tepee! of Fuhrer IT' "v wI '



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Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 12 April 1943



Seaman School At Celebrates First:Anniversary |

MMMMMBIMMrnBMHMHHHMMB'' MMWMt'J VI MM4>m > M iMI MM M M

NATTC Center Will Have

:


ENTERTAINMENT Birthday TuesdayOn '


17 April 1945, the NATTC
Seaman School will celebrate its

first anniversary. During: the past
MO7SCHEDULE/ year the school has grown from

}FRID v-I'LL UK SEEING VOl, with Ginger Rogers! and Joseph wn average student body of twentyeight i I t ayR f Y A -

Cot ten, ism and 2000. students to seventy-five ::
students with an all time high being ;
SATURDAY HOTEL BERLIN, with Helmut Jantlne and Faye
reached last December of 160
Emerson 1800 and 2000. students.
SlJ n.\Y-HIGH POWERED, with Phlllii Brooks and Robert
Lowery, 1300; BEDTIME; STORY with Loretta Young:, 1800 and 2000. The school itself has expanded
KEEPER OF THE FLAME with and from a one-room establishmentwith
;.MOXDY- Spencer Tracy 4yr
minimum equipment" to
a
]{Katherine(>Ibllrn, 1800 and :2MHI.
three-room set-up taking half of
ITEM).VY-IDENTITY. VNhNtmV, with Richard Arlen and
a mess hall wingSo much new
(1u'nl. Walker, 1800 and 2000.il'EINESi.1Y11'ITllt)1'T.
equipment has been added since its
LOPE with and Katherine
Spencer Tracy -
inception that it is difficult to in-
Hepburn, 1800 and 2000. numerate everything.The .

course of instruction has de- ,
1I ; \ejoped from twenty-six hours to

forty-two hours and has expanded -,--,-- ,.,,_.,.... ...--.............,. _.......... .,,-,. .
from providing just practical facT i The NATTC Seaman School which waN begun 17 April 1911

STt tors for seaman first to offeringall : will celebrate its first birthday next Tuesday" Pictured<< above Is a
the means for advancementto group receiving instruction on the making of a cargo net
> the rating of seaman first class. : ..... -""'-- I
Since its inception, the school has
added a week's instruction on gun < i
nery two days on telephone talker I NATTC News Heel t tBy

Instruction, plus practical Instruction )
blocks and tack- ,
on leevmg
I John Rlchbourg, AEM3c I 1-
les, tripods and booms, mooring : Two Gyrene Instructors, attached over the telephone such questions
ships, and all phases of deck sea : to the Fire Control School, have Had she been able to answer this

manship. I been upped in rate. S/Sgt. Ted I particular question our friend
New Instruction I,* anticipated Rich is now TSgtand Sgt. J. B. would have been richer by $49.00,
in the near future, pendingthe! "lEarle is now S/Sgt. J. B. Eat le. but there is consolation in the fact
j arrival of necessary<< training j i Keep up the good work fellows. that 48 people had been previously
-S I- 13i "services' for a .short course on I Speaking of advancement, Mr. asked the same question and none
helmsman watche Throughthis 'Griffith, Supervisor of InstructionI of them knew the answer. As far

i training It IN expected:| that I in Fire Control, is now a Lieutenant as we know this question is still
the men will learn the fundamentals Senior Grade. being asked each morning and as
of standing a wheel I a tip tell your wife the next time

J I Match ninth in the name way I "Gold" Bra-i fa trying to promote the telephone rings in the morn.
a* pilots are trained<< in link 'ing to say "Fiederic Froebel",
I a "Mr. NATTC" beauty contest -
trainer, that will build bank acv
up your
I Since Miss "Jax" gave him '
During the past year, approximately I the eye and a dance al the Ship's I i 1 count.
. ; 500 men have been trained Company Spring Hop, April 6th, Oh, yes, the unlucky NATTC
in seaman duties, the majority of i he's been hard to hold-thinks he listener was the charming receptionist
I
at the hostess house Mrs.i .
,
whom have been rated
as seamen j could win in a walk "What
first class. In its from chiefs i Norman Dee.
expansion have the WAVE: got that
IS a twenty-six day to a forty-two we haven't got" is the cry of I --
day course, emphasis has been on 2 Auto Pilot boys from 87th and ': Chief F. C. Violet, ACM Is
3AMr the practical end of seamanship, 1| Anthony, Rodholm and Squier. shoving off for NAS Astoria, Ore..
\: and it is felt that men who successfully They should ask such a question. gon His orders lead "Line main..

---_"SHOIIY r I complete the course can qual- |1 Tch, Tch "Corn" Fields has a tenance on PBM's" A swell guy
.' ify in all the practical factors re- penchant for winding coils at 2 A, with a host of friends. Astoria's
Three Osmond Sisters quired for seaman first class. M. It's things like that, Fields, gain is Unit l's loss. Smooth sail. "
The School was originally started that tire a man out There ing to the Chief.
as an extra curricular voluntary was a big hole knocked in the
SPECIAL f.7ElTrSHwu
activity for Ship's Company sea- "board" last week. The new chief Did J. C. Harvey ever find the
I men who expected to advance in "knot" is C. F. James, ART 11."Pappy" arresting hook on that PV ? Ral.
(( the seaman branch. At the time I ston. Wain right and Zamboroky,
TODAY: at 1800 and 2000-"M'EAK VP," USO revue featuring the school founded I
I was any sea Rush the ol1 man of the 3 long suffering AMM(1's) of
Joe ;Morris aAd Dorothy Ryan, comedians The Musical Johnstons, xylophonist '
; man second class Who intended to the mountain, is now a full fledged Unit 2, have finally gotten their
; Three Osmond Sisters harmony wingers! ; Mv"' Cover Girls, advance In other than the seaman Chief. Congrats "Pappy", It raises. Each has been upped a
dancers; The Del Martins, acrobatic act; Paul Nolan & Co., jugglingact branch could jump from seaman makes us feel good too. grade and are they happy ? You
; and Arlington Laity, pianist second class to a third class petty 'I know they are!
FRIDAY at 1730-BASEBALL game between XA'rTCIR R\1D- officer without becoming 'seaman! I "Who started the first kindergarten -
ERS and JAX TERMINAL team of I.f'aguf't first class '
Ja'k".nlIIe'ktory "
I ? This question has been Need anything in the radio line,
NATTC diamond. Last fall however the Bureau '
I haunting Jacksonville radio listeners "Skip" Royer can get it for you
SWIMMING daily from 1800 to 2100 at NATTC pool For. NATTC put out a directive which in effect for almost two months. As a wholesale. "Skip" has lots of

enlisted jwrsonnel., requires all men in the Navyto matter of fact we understand the good connections in town .
HOWLING daily at Ship's :Serice" from 1200 to 2030. become seamen first class or I wives of officers and enlisted men "Little Ceasar" Kessler has turned
HOSTESS HOI'.SE' : open daily from l.VSO' to 2100. :Saturday and its equivalent before advancing to j have forsaken the usual morning | into a liberty hound overnight.The .
Sunday from 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel and relatives petty officers ratings. This putan chitchat of babies, clothes and reason: his wife has come to

and guests., additional burden on the school bridge just so that they can keep town to live, and the guy goes
NATTC LIBK\RY open daily from 0800 to 2000. and accounted for the rate of Increase I
their ears glued to the radio and around with a smile on his face
\Wioi in the student body up to telephone. And moreover the pub all day long.
the 160 students who were in attendance
lic library in Jacksonville has I ---
TODAY THROUGH MONDAY-NATTC EXHIBIT; IN Hemming last December. As soon ,
been besieged by phone calls from If there is any doubt in your
Park downtown Jacksonville., from 1100 to 2200. the back of the in this
Open as log men
how bow what
these wives asking who did start mind as to to to
SUNDAY-Trip to Silver Springs for all NATTC personnel and category was taken care of, the when to "Sir"
the first kindergarten. i wear or say you
guests. Tickets $2.88 round trip. Bus leave at 0830 from Building school l reverted to its normal compliment Unfortunately one lady who we I should immediately contact a cer

500. Leave Silver Springs at 2000. Special rates for servicemen! and of approximately seventyfive at NATTC all know does not hap. tain very congenial member of

women at Silver Springs students. pen to be a regular listener of the I Ship's Company. The word is
TUESDAY night-Boxing. Main and Beaver Streets. Since most of the school's "Housewife's Jackpot" which is that he spends his "happy hour" in
SK.\TING-Ja Roller Rink, 2!>29 Plum Street Open daily from work consists of practical workIn the radio program that asks you I Continued: on Pag Eleven:
ItOO to 1700, admission 22c; 1900 to 2200, S5c; Saturday, 1900 to the Boatswain's Locker or in -- ---- --
2380, b0c.Il11)ING. thus Armory, small classes are
ACADEMIES; an hour daily except" Sunday Brent- uVsiraltle, if the men are to receive AV'ATIO' STOBEKEEPEIi
Wood Riding Stables, 3J23 Main Street I ; Elraiuo Berrler Annes, 350i the maximum advantagefrom
Main Street; Hyde Park Riding :stables' san Juan Avenue; Magnolia the course.. Consequently, I
Stables, Lakeshore Boulevard. wherever possible, tassc-s\ havebeen
-- - --. held' down to 13 to 13 stu Sk'e

WEDDING BELLSLast 1 Dance Enjoyed By dents." evtj .;

During the year the instructor
Saturday evening at the Guys and Gals Here personnel has had almost a complete

Riverside Presbyterian Church turn over Only one man
The second in the series of
Miss Agnes Smith of Jacksonville E. W. Carlber g, still remains. A WELl- AFTER. SIX
was married to Lt. James M. I I NATTC dances, the "Spring Hop"was year ago the senior instructor was ('s:
Steele, Jr. Lt. Comdr Harry T. I held last Friday night at the B. N. Sibly, CBM, who had twen- WEEKS OF HARD '

Peters, 3rd served as best man auditorium and despite the high ty-thiee years service in the Navy.A 1 WORK, I'M NOW AN ;
I later, the senior instructoris
Miss Smith will be rememberedas year
praises for the first dance held
W. R. Benner BMlc, with SKV AND READY TO
a member of the staff of March 16 the most recent dance

NATTC Officers Records, while topped it. according to the manyship's twelve the greater years part service of which in the has Navy been, SHOVE OFF.-
Mr. Steele is attached to the firstlieutenant's sailors Marinesand
,
company spent at sea and the last few year
department of NA SO LONG FOLKS
WAVES who attended. The in combat zones, With this com ,
TTC. I "Air Raiders" were in their usual bination'of "old" and "New" Navy,
I fine form, offering a wide variety the school has a background of
Yesterday at 1730 at the Naval of music from that "sweet and all the traditions of the Navy

Air Station Protestant Chapel Lt. low" to super-duper jive. while, at the same time, keeping
,(jg) MarvU! )of. Halford, WAVE I The committees did a grand job abreast of modern developments.
administrative officer of NATTC, on the decorations and refreshments Lt. (jg) Robert C. Phelan who
was married to Lt. Comdr. FrankL. : and.again these hardworking was placed in charge of the school
Gillespie, assistant welfare officer groups deserve much credit. when it was begun continues in
of the Naval Air Station. Last but not least, the presenceof charge.In W

Miss Halford was given in mar "Miss Jacksonville" and the several addition to the regular" class

riage by her brother, Lt. James I score of girls from Jackson work of instructing the seamen,
Halford of the Army Air Corps, ville added greatly to the occasion the school through its Boatswain's e)
and Lt Guy Grandall of the Naval All in all, it was a grand Locker has also done various jobs
Air Station was best man. party and we now look forwardto around the station for the aviation
I the next dance which will be schools and other activities of the
Last Saturday at 1600 Berna- for NATTC students and according command. Wire bomb slings have

dine J. Samonds, Sic (SpS), be- I to present plans, will be held been constructed for the Turret
came the bride of Pfc. Gene E ,20 April. School; a cargo net has been pro-
Meyerson, USMCR, in a double 1----- --- --- vided for the AEM Salvage Area 7-
ring ceremony conducted by Fa- NATechTraCen and various wire and fiber rope '

ther Charles V. Lucier in the Catholic : Serving as best man to Pfc. Meyer-: splicing jobs have been done for ..-.:!.l
Mrs. Meyerson had son was Cpl. George Mader, the Athletic Department as well as ____"S L-: It
Chapel. :;::;; ::: .J --= ,.. t'( S+
= --
her only attendant Monica War- USMCR.: The bride and groom and numerous miscellaneous jobs. := ._ -- -..... \
M :
---"i- ---..;;: ::::: ....... ..--.
PhM3c and was given in their attendants are all attachedto ;: -_ : :: -..;;::; __ soo( ---
ren, -
..
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COMBAT VETERAN AT NATTC WILL 1 _. Hero Receives' .Coveted Medal THOUSANDS OF


RECEIVE POSTHUMOUS MEDAL OF r yfv r JAXONS ATTEND



HONOR AWARD FOR HIS BROTHER NATTC EXHIBITThousands


T. E. Kingsley, PhMlc, attached to the NATTC Dispensary of Jacksonville people

will leave for Portland, Oregon, soon, where he will streamed through Hemming Park

proudly but regretfully attend an impressive ceremony which the early part of this week to see
the NATTC exhibit of trainingand
5vill linger forever in his memory.
combat displayed
equipment being
Kingsley will receive the Congressional :Medal of Honor there as part of the Jack-

to be awarded posthumously to his brother, Lt. David R. ( sonville Seventh War Loan Drive

Kingsley, Army Air Force bombardier, vi ,j gave his life to M_ Speaking to Jacksonville citizenson

'save that of a ,wounded enlisted man. > x : a formal broadcast opening of
The nation's highest decorationwill the exhibit Tuesday evening,
honor the memory of Lt. Comdr. C. M. Jett, Executive Of..
5PL 5HS '
Kingsley, who was cited for heroism fROm nATTOVI' ficer, said, "I would like to personally

above and beyond the call of T invite all of you to see this
I duty while on a mission over the ,iY : exhibit at least once during the

Ploestl oil fields of Rumania last w time it is being presented. .
June 23.Survivors. From the standpoint of the Sev-
of Kingsley's damaged enth War Loan you will see many
features that did not
Flying Fortress.returning, I perhaps you
f realize were included in the vast
Naval Aviation Training programand

months later By Mystic Towers YSc which your purchases of War
from a prison After all the excitement of this Bonds make possible."

camp in Bul- past week it is wonderful to sit "Trained for Victory" is the
here and have nothing disturb the theme of the downtownJacksonville -
garia, revealed peace and quiet but the noise of exhibit, he pointed out, "be
that the bom- this typewriter. cause we feel strongly that par-
unhesl- Congratulations and best wishesto illyM.-.J ie'8--Fi4'ii.; .., is shown being congratulated by C'apt. ents and children men and women

erdler gave Mr. and Mrs. Gene Meyerson.The J. B. Lynch, Commanding NATTC, after being awarded the Navy either in service or out, should
i bride and groom were "pipedoff and Marine Corps Medal. James was accorded this honor for his know that in modern war victory
to a wounded the station" by the Waves in heroism In rescuing a wounded marine, beyond the front lines in the is impossible without proper train
tall gunner_ and .t/ Barracks 51 leaning out the win- battle against file Japs on Peleliu Island. At right Is Captain II. II. ing."

Himself rode to rnin ningsiey dows and. singing "Here Comes theBride' Wescott;, senior medical officer at the Dispensary where James Is The exhibit is being staged to
death with the crippled bomber. "Sammy" and Gene we attached. help acquaint Jacksonville citizens
The citation accompanying the all wish you the best. with the various-and costly-
award said: "After else We are working on a plan to equipment that into Naval
everyone have Pharmacist' Mate Here Is Honored goes
for
had cleared the ship, Sullivan (Sgt a special map printed warfare and training and to help
Dawson Wlmbrow
and
Michael J. Sullivan of Chicago, the showingthe them get a picture of where their
wounded tail ) said 'Lt. right buses, tq catch to go dollars invested in War Bonds
gunner : to the skating: rink. We understand For Heroic Rescue Feats In CombatBilly go.
Kingsley picked up my parachute they spent a couple of All of the schools at NATTC
harness and discovered it had been have displays at the exhibit and
hours riding on the Ortega bus : James PhM2c\
Alabama
ripped by cannon fire. He did not a 19-year-old lad whoon both bands of NATTC are appearing .
hesitate a minute, but took off his The next time they undertakethe to three different occasions saved the lives of wounded ma- in the park. The regular band
trip we are going put
and placed it on me. signs around their necks readIng rines at the risk of his own, has been awarded the cherished Is presenting concerts each evening

'Carrying me In his arms, Lt. "1>lease put us on the Koose- Navy and Marine Corps Medal for his heroic action.The from 1800 to 1900 except tonight,
Kingsley struggled to get me nit Boulevard Bus and see that when the Students' Band will be
of the medal
awarding was
through the door into the bomb we get to the Foremost Skating authorized by Lt Gen. H. M tion, signed by the Commanding in the stand.
bay. He told me to be sure and Rink safely." General,of the First Marine Division Both officers and enlisted men
pull the rip cord after I had cleared We have heard from first-hand Marine Smith Commanding Force Pacific General and Fleet and a Bronze Star, authorizedby connected with the several schools (
the ship. I did, and as I was float information that the Shop's Com- to James, was Admiral Kincaid, Seventh Fleet are serving as lecturers and help-
Ing down I saw the Fort fall off pany Spring Dance last Friday presented by Capt. J. B. Commander. ing give spectators a first-hand
Lynch, Commanding NATTC, at
and go Into a spin. night was a big success. Everyone a recent James served with the First Ma- glimpse and understanding of the
'Bulgarian soldiers later showedus had a grand time but there still ceremony.The rine Division from June of 1943 to training program here. -,
a charred billfold with a pictureof were not enough Waves from citation, accompanying the February of 1945 and has hit such The normal training routine at
Lt. Kingsley and cards belong- NATTC present Let's all go to medal, vividly tells of the stark places as New Guinea, New Britain NATTC is going on, uninterrupted,

Ing to him. They said they had I the next one and make it a real "For courage heroism demonstrated while by James: Pelelieu, Russell Isles and "liberty" while the display is in progress in
witha Jacksonville
taken them from. a body in the success. serving spot of Australia.He In utilizing training
wreckage.' We are holding an election next Marine rifle company in action wasted no time in joining the equipment already on hand, in-,
The NATTC also week to appoint someone as cen- against the enemy on Peleliu structors have been able betterto
corpsman received Navy, enlisting on his 17th birth-
for French's mail. It Island Palau Group on 18 Sep- their
a letter from Sullivan, de- sor "Rusty" day, 17 November 1942. A HaleyvillI' present subjects to spectators -
seems she has been sending: her tember 1944. Upon observing a .
the action. It follows
in
scribing Ala., boy, James last week
wounded marine
picture to points unknown. lying in a posi- -% I----
part: -
Among the lucky girls to be on tion forward of the friendly front was assigned duty at the NATTC
"I was pretty banged and
up Alma Shreve Mobile lines and witnessed the Dispensary.
my chute harness watt ripped heave are having NATTC NewsreelContinued
up Alabama Jones Orlando mortal of fellow -i-
by 20 mm. cannon shells, and ; Virginia wounding a corps-
Florida; and Imogene Presley, San man who sought to reach the from Page Ten
a" I was in a dace and shockedI Exhibit Broadcast
Angelo, Texas. wounded man, Pharmacist's Mate
couldn't do much but look the NATTC
very Library reading "eti
We are going to charter aspecial Second Class James, aware of his
and Bee what was going on In quette" by Emily Post Well, if
bus to run from Charleston own peril and with disregard for Schedule ListedNATTC's
the ship. I crawled out of the you must know the truth his
S. C. to Jacksonville, I"a.Ju.'It his moved towardthe
personal safety
tail after I was hit. My waist brother who is in the Army is beIng -
ask Ruth Herndon for the
wounded man during intense open-air exhibit inJacksonvlUe's
gunners gave me first aid, but details. I I married soon and our NATTC
machine and rifle fire. Park
enemy gun Hemming is
couldn't stop the flow of blood. representative wants to be sure the
have all noticed the
you new He being well aired
successfully reached the via the air lanes
So they called Dave, and he Navy upholds its tradition at the
voice over the P. A. system in
wounded man, dressed his wound, with all four Jacksonville radio
stopped the flow. I was pretty Barracks 51? That is Victor, and under cover of friendly fire stations carrying broadcasts direct ceremony.
weak. Then Dave that
saw my our new 31. A.Ve welcome her ,.carried him to safety. His heoric from the park. A schedule of the latka Newspaper Editor.
harness was ripped. 80 he took likes her
and hope she Job. action saved the life of the wounded remaining
programs follow: WPDQ 1845-1900--B a n d and
off.his and put it on me. As Iwas We were all invited to attend
man and was in keeping with Thursday 12 April: broadcast from Link Train-
in the radio he
lying
room the of Miss Halford and
wedding
the highest traditions of the Unit- WJHP 1145-1200-Aircraft Turret er.Saturday.
told me that everything was go. Lieutenant Commander Frank J. .
ed States Naval Service.. School. 14
Ing to be all right, as we had Gillespie yesterday at the Protes- April:
two r-51's escorting us backto tant Chapel. I am sure all the Twice before James bravely WMBR 1400-1415 "M 011 y Reports" WJHP 1200-1215-Automatic Pilot .

our base in Italy. girls join me in wishing them hap crawled into No Man's land to with Officer-in- School.
"We were still about 600 miles piness and the best of luck. bring injured Leathernecks to Charge of Aviation Store- Monday, 16 April:

from home, and our ship was pretty ---c-- safety. Both of these occasions keeper School. WJHP IH5-1200-Avlation Ord.
Sadly shot up. Our escorts, the occurred on 10 January, 1944, in WJAX 1815-l830-Band: and Offi- nance Officers School.
P Sl'a, gas was running low so Gels.7 Appointment actions on New Britain. For these cer-in-Charge of Aviation \VJAX 1230-1245-CivU Air Patrol
they told our pilot that they would deeds ,of heroism, James was Ordnance Officers School. and Seaman School.
William G. Knuff Sic leaves
have to leave and asked if he could awarded a Letter of Commenda- Friday, 13 April: WPDQ 1845-1900-Formal closing
here this morning for Columbia WJHP 1145-1200-Aviation Store- with Band, Captain Lynchor
make it. Our
he
pilot thought
University to which he has been engineer where B-26's and B-29's
keeper School. Comdr. Jett, Mr. Snell
could
and the P 51's left. Soon
after they left we were attacked cational appointed program.in the Navy's V-7 edu- were Being produced. WJAX 1230-1245-Bev Baker Pa- and Mr. Winchell.

eight ME 109's! who came out Knuff graduated from the
.y> the sun and started making AEM School was 31 March. He is to The Big Show Moves To Town .

at us. Finally after about report to Columbia 30 April, and __.___ _,__ ___._ __ _
18 minutes flight, we were told expects to study for a commissionand
by the pilot to get ready to bailout to qualify as an engineer-
as our ship was pretty nearly deck officer.

shaking apart and most of our He entered the service 29 June,

guns were knocked out. You see, 1944, at Cleveland, where his par-
that was the third group of enemy ents, Mr. and Mrs. William B.
fighters to hit us that day. Knuff, live now. Prior to that he
"As soon as the bail-out bell was was connected with the Glenn I* V

given, the rest of the gunners Martin company in Baltimore, and
bailed out. Dave then took me in with the Glenn L. Martin Nebraska

his arms and struggled to the company in Omaha. He was plant
bomb-bay where he told me to keep f *
my hand on the rip cord and said guy. Whenever we enlisted men t .y

to pull it when I was clear of the in the crew went into town, we ..
ship. Then he told me to bail. I always met .Dave a-,d had a won- yR yp -
watched the ground go by for a derful time..
few seconds and then I jumped. Pharmacist's Mate Kingsley does

"Before I jumped I looked at not know Just when he is going to ok'
Dave and the look he had on Portland to receive the medal in a .

his face was firm and solemn. behalf of his brother, but it prob-
lie must hate known what was ably will be the last of this month.

coming because there was no lie also is a combat veteran, hav-
tear In his eyes at all. That nan ing served 52 consecutive monthsin

the last time I saw your brother the Pacific aboard a cruiser
Date, standing In the bomb I from May 1940 to Sept. 25 of last 4i : p

bay. year. _
"As I was floating down I saw I During this period his ship was

our plane go into a spin and then in every action the Seventh Fleet

recover and fly straight for awhile participated in, including covering LJL5
and then go into another. It did Invasions at Milinl Bay, New
that two more times and then Guinea, Cape Gloucester New 1y
went into its last dive from whichit Britain, Biak. Noemfor and others.
sa,. ,..,.......... ..
never recovered."Your' Kingsley) has three other brothers ", ':--:- -. ...... iJIJ
brother Dave was well one of whom is with the Navyin Moving day for the NATTC "Trained l.'or'Ictor)'" exhibit which opened last. Tuesday at Hemming .
liked by everybody in the crew. the Pacific and one in the Merchant : Park in Jacksonville, Above Is shown a working party unloading part of the more than 50 ton
lIe was always a happy-go-lucky Marine and four sisters. of equipment on display at the NATTO show In connection with the Seventh War Loan drive.
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Raiders Win Opener Meet Apple-Knocker NATTC Boxers Seek Win .

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Jax Terminal Nine FridayNATTC's Over Cherry Point Monday \


Air Raiders victor over Raiford in their season's -
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opener, will run headlong into the fast Jax Terminal nine NATTC's highly rated boxing team faces two sharp

of the City Victory League tomorrow afternoon at the handicaps inits match next :Monday against the rugged

NATTC diamond The clash will start at 1730. Cherry Point :Marines, the first of two all-out clashes with ,

The Terminal club boasts another classy outfit this year the Leathernecks which can make or break the Qutstandi"-.

The Jacksonville team won the Florida State Baseball Tour- records of both clubs. ,. ,

nament in 1943 and was runrter-un last Year. The team, which is slated to leave Sunday night, will be

Following- this tilt, the Raiders without the services of Eddie Barnett, crack lightweight, and I

will journey to Daytona Beach will be at the disadvantage of opening the series with the }

next' Tuesday for a night game Marines: in "foreign" territory. However, the latter situation ''I t

ii MAIl.PRifiULINES with Manager the Welch Vic Teetsel-Hospital has Phy-Eds.nomi- will be reversed in the second clash, which is scheduled

nated Johnny Bittner, ace right here on 30 April, ; .
hander, to start against Welch. The matches will be "naturals"
The Raiders had little trouble in from start to finish. Not only will
downing the Florida state prison 'Bcxing Team Pic the two veteran outfits be battling ,

team, 6 to 4, Sunday afternoonat to further their claims: to' the :
Raiford, which is near Gainesville In Ring MagazineThe mythical national service team
The Navy club rapped out e t championship, but also two crack
By Corp. Herb Johnston, Jr 17- bingles and coasted to victory experienced NATTC boxing boxers who helped NATTC along
after piling up a 6 to 0 lead in team, which achieved prominencelast the glory road last year now are
Jim Aversano who has
Sgt the first five innings. year when it compiled an impressive the aces of the Cherry Point club.
charged many a line on the gridi- Four Raiders, Gus Letchas, record and claimed the Both Howie Brodt and Al High- i I
ron, tried the same head-on tac-
John Killough, C. Kf Hembrook national service team championship era were undefeated In the ring 4
tics the other'day. Unfortunately and \V. R. Harper, each collected F is still winning nation-wide during their tenures at M. A. D.
for all concerned, our happy-go-
here and when NATTC
three blows, while Dan rerazan 4 recognition. they left
lucky husky's opponent In this '
hit for the circuit. "The Ring Magazine", the box- last summer they continued their
instance was a city bus and his under :
exploits the Point
Cherry
the winning twirler ing world's "bible", carries a pic-
Bittner
only protective gear was his practically was banner. Brodt'
formfittingFord V-8. and he showed plenty of stuff in ture of the team in its May issue recently won
Raiford during the four and says the NATTC squad "is middleweight championship .
Head bloody but unbowed, the blanking IL Highers the lightweight title I
he worked. He rated the best service outfit In
beaming behemoth from Brooklynis innings gave up the Chicago Golden Gloves Tour..
at this Monday writing, 'at but one hit. Paul Janik and Al the south. name nt, .
home" to his many buddies in the Walker followed Bittner on the Included in the picture are Bill '
NATTC Dispensary. Tough luck mound, each yielding two runs. 3r Ramoth, Lou Fugazy, Danny Ro- Just who will go against the two :'a

for Jim, and we surely wish him a The prison team was limited to a sati, Charlie Dedmon, Eddie Bar- Cherry Point aces is a pertinent ,
speedy recovery. total of seven hits.Accompanying nett, Mickey McGuire, Alabama question In the NATTC camp. ,;
We wouldn't want to "Rat" on the team to Rat. ; r..7-, .' ':'\ Dubose, Al Sinibaldi, Norman It is quite likely that Danny Ro ,
sati hard '
usl! ford were Comdr. C. M. Jett, CharlesWoody) Woddail Evansen, Buff Bufallno and Lt. punching 155-pound ret
anyone (ooooh, nooooo, not ), eran, will take on Brodt,. which '
but we gather lots of cherce tid- NATTC Executive Officer; Lt. An- who used to blast the apple for Roy Womach, who is in charge of would be a whale of a clash. Either
Welfare Officer Lt.
bits or romantic goings-on from thony DeJulio, ; Atlanta's Crackers in the South- the team. Charlie Dedmon clever '
130pounder -
TrainfrtgOfficer
our favorite "Park". Latest is Rex Enright Lt., Physical John Gallagher of ern Association, Is expected to or Billy Ramoth, fast moving149pounder
and
that two expected engagement an- ; lead the offensive of the NATTCAir LENHAMSIVETERTAKE will enter the ring
.' nouncements will not be made the Physical Training Department Raider nine this season. The with Highers, depending on the .
due to transfer of certain, shall we The Raiders' tilt with Jax Term- powerful outfielder will see ENLISTED Marine's weight, which varies from
aay, Navy personnel of the feminine inal tomorrow will be their third plenty of action this sunnier 137 to 143.NATTC.
gender. (Waltz me around clash of the new season. They lie will play for the Air Raiders DOUBLES CROWNBud
Hill miss!! Barnett, ISO,
again, Willie!) were scheduled to engage the and also for the all-station Fliers
Chason Dairy team of the Victory Malnside. Lenham and Jack Sivcter, a skillful ring veteran\ who will
Corp. Russel C Scott really on
be unable to start because of a
League here yesterday afternoon two crack tennis players who ari
takes this Monday washday thing
. cut over hU eye suffered in a
i members of the Training
<- Physical .-
before break-
seriously He's
up
recent workout. However, Lt.
fast, and while the other HQ. gy- WellConditionedGuns Student Sluggers talents Department last, combined week to their defeat court the Roy Womach. who Is In chargeof
off to chow
renes are shuffling the local team, announced
team of Sitton and Clark and win
he's to his elbows in suds
up that Eddie should be
.. Invade ready togo
Off In MunicipalNATTC's the doubles championship in the
t whistling: that happy little "Rinso.white" Pay on the SO April match here. -
NATTC Enlisted Men's Tournament
tune. If you've missed
any NATTC also will be minus the-
of ;your favorite soap operas late- Combat Vet Says student boxers will '
services of Lou Fugazy, talented ,
ly, Russ'll catch you up on what attempt to make It two In a Lenham, a former tennis Instructor -
goes with all the problem-laden Keeping the guns aboard air- row over Jacksonville NAAS and Siveter, a diving star who 118-pound student ringster, who A
,characters and the latest approved craft carriers and planes in good when they invade Municipal takes enough time out from the recently shipped out
Two classy newcomers, Johnny
method of combatting the menaceof condition pays off with extra special Airport his '
tonight. The student water to polish net game, won O'Conner and Red Beard, will
"tattle-tale gray". dividends, Vernon L. Clark, ringmen outslugged the Municipal by scores of 6-3, 7-5. They had with the Navy team when it leaves go
Enjoying last Sunday's belmySIrlnl' AOM2c, will be the first to tell team, 3 bouts to 2, in a little difficulty in sweeping the Sunday night for Cherry Point.
weather, driving about in you, if you corner him and get him match here on 23 March. first set, but had to come from Womach has eight boxers ready to ,
a sporty convertible were the started on some of his North and The clash will provide warm- behind to take the clincher. enter the ring against the Marines -

Dale W. Sharps and the George South Pacific experiences. up bouts for two students, John- The winning duo took the first : O'Conner, 124; Dedmon, 130;
II. Fish* a fine family group, "Our guns| ny O'Conner and Red Beard, three games of the final set, but Ramoth, 149; Rosati, 155; Beard,
If we ever saw one two were In excel-t who will accompany the regu- Sitton and Clark rallied to tie it 160; Alabama-Dubose, hard hitting
clean-cut marines, two lovely lent condition," f lar team to Cherry Point for a up at 3-aIl. The athletic special 170-pounder; and two crack heavy- \ .
wives, and two happy, healthy he recalled the : match with the crack Marine ists won the next heat, but then weights, Al Sinibaldi, 177, former .
kiddies, each a dead ringer for team at that base 16 April. dropped the following two light heavy champ of the New-
hU old man. other day whilementionin games. Trailing 4-5, Siveter won England states, and Norman

Sgt. Erston Buckalew, recently g' his serve, the losers dropped Evansen and .
returned from overseas and now some of his experiences -;, AFC Bowlers Cop their service, and Lenham pounder.
attached to C.W.O. E. K. Jame- in the wrapped It up. The matches with Cherry Point

son's Quartermaster staff, is recovering Battle of Ra- ( Loop ChampionshipThe Lenham also entered the quarter are the only ones NATTC has been
from a recent operationat baul when some' able to obtain since January
Aviation Fire finals in the enlisted men's singles
Control
bowl-
the Navy Hospital. He's get 130 Jap planes though the local team hurled challenges -
g ers, winners of 38 out of 60 games, defeating Rhodes, 6-1, 6-4.
for.
ting along nicely and looking came in tn return at a score of service teamsin
ward to getting back on the job the attack Vernon Clark are the champs of the NATTC Officers' Other quarter finalists so far are the southeast since the.start of
In the meantime, he enjoys having which Americans had mad Bowling League, which recently Meehan, who upset Sitton, 2-6, 6-2, the year,
visitors. "That's probably the only thingor completed its winter season. 6-3, and Radel, victor over Blake, The current tear BO far has successfully .

Sgt. "Big Bill" Short, ex-MA.D. at least one of the big things The AFC keglers were on top 6-2, 6-0. picked up where last
most of the season and finished Only two results were posted Spring's crack outfit left off. The
judoman, now F.OT.U.. mech, that made it possible for us to
three full ahead of the last week in the officers' singles.
games second Navy ringmen have scored four
may be conspicuous by his absence knock all but seven of those enemy
around these here parts after this planes out of the sky and safely place Physical Training and Rubin outstroked Rudd, 7-5, 6-4, victories in four starts, administer
Welfare team.Members and Womach walloped Weeks, 6-1, ing double beatings to Camp
week. A good marine, Bill; we get our own ships out of the area.
Couldn't exactly call him "salty", The battle lasted less than an of the winning team 63.In Blanding- and Avon Park Army.
but we can't overlook his being hour, but as far as OrdnancemanClark and their averages include Lt. (jg) the officers' doubles, the teamof Last year's team claimed a shareof
very, very "Frosty" warm is concerned those compara W. Clark, 156; Lt. (jg) J. Cogs- Weeks and Womach defeated the national service champion
personality, but nevertheless tively few minutes could have been well, 159; Lt. P. Davison, 146; Lt. Seely and Orem, 6-2, 6-4, to enter ship, its only defeat in five duels
"Frosty", if you know what we as many days. (Jg) Dixon, 142; Lt. (jg) J. Malan, the finals with Whitson and being a split with Parris Island in

mean. "Our planes made the attackon 148; Lt. (jg) E. O'Neill, 157; Gun- Miller. two clashes.

Got a double "by line" last week, Rabaul shipping and returnedto ner F. Ritchie, 161, and Lt. C. .
ao we'll knock off here to make the ship.Ve rearmed and Smith, 129. Bulkhead -)

room for the possibility of a triple gassed them-Just In time to get The AFC bunch came off with I r '.
mention in this Issue. Love dat .the fighters into the air to two league records, rolling 2437 :
publicity! break up the enemy formation. For the high team series and 833 1i'j7V\ r-

\\e heard there were 128 planesIn for the high team game. '

NATTC Hope the Jap formation, but that Winning the top Individual '
could have been a few more or honor was Lt. C. Seely of Tech- \4- .

I less. That's when we learned for nical Training, who had a seai I
!. true, the value of wellconditioned son average of 167, a six-pin lead I
guns." over the runner up. The Indi1dI|
But although Rabaul may have ual high game was 233 pins, I i'
been Clark's most exciting battle, rolled by Lt. B, Bunch of Dispensary I 'J' fS.

he still considers one of his toughest and Lt. (Jg) George Try I
jobs one that took place far of I'hjslcal Training and Wel- '

removed from,the South Pacificat -. fare. Bunch also had individual I
Adak, Alaska The weather up high series honors with 586. I
their can get pretty foul and it The 10 high bowlers who participate
was in some of this "foulest' wea- in 45 or more league
ther" that he had to repair a main games were Seely, 167; Ritchie, I

float and wing. 161; Cogswell, 159; Lt. (jg) W.
'F Y F But now, he's putting those Miller, Ordnance, 158; Lt. (Jg) G.
memories behind him and is con- Dix, AEM, 157; Lt (jg) I. Gilfett,
centrating on Aviation Fire Controlhe's Ordnance, 153; Fry, 153; Lt. (Jg) t
In that school. Some Don Christiansen, Physical Train-
day, when he returns to Tampa Ing and Welfare, 153; Lt. G. it F i
where his father, Samuel R Clark, Cooley, Technical 'Training, 142, rs t
lives on Route 1, he'll be able to and Lt. J, Bres, Ordnance, 140.

'....... .. .. ,.. recount tales of combat in the Am- The final league standings follow -
erican Area, the AsiaticPacificArea
1 ire one and only' Bob Hope and the Marshall : Aviation Fire Control, 38-22;
recently found put that the men l Physical Training'and Welfare, 35-
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of NATTO voted his Pepsodent '25; Ordnance, 34-26; Technical
program at their favorite radio Shopping NATTC Training, 34-26; AEM, 24-36, and

show and In acknowledgment ServiceGet Dispensary, 15-45.: .
Rent the above autographed por Ship's
trait. Bob Is to your your picture taken now rive of Bon Art Studio at Ship's
no stranger
NATTO M he made a personnal for Mother's Day, which is the sec- Service. "Gosh, cake and lemonade_-I can't think of another thing ;

appearance here 'a little over a ond Sunday in May Arrangements exhibit- I'd want, Miss--Can you?"
year age. can be mad with the repre nta-I NATTCs closes* April (Courtesy of The Bluejacket)
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