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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: May 10, 1945
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An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


. it'U.. S. NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CEt' TER. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA -


) CATALINA AIRCREWMEN COME INTO :
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I New Housing Units

OWN AT CEREMONY LAST SATURDAY


23 Enlisted Men 1 Cats Over the St. Johns Planned For EarlyConstruction

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if w neer's "tower" and radioman's C1' ')'"* ." distant.future with the construction of 140 additional low-

r., compartment of the PBY Catalina "ti cost housing units and the acquisition of 40 trailers, NAOTC

,y: came into his own last X; /is.: er ww ,. officials revealed here last week.

. ;. Saturday morning at NAS f4 .\ f \" ;, Intended primarily to provide quarters for fleet-returned

, a\ Jacksonville when 23 of these ,I veterans and men assigned here for temporary duty, base

t ( ) air combat veterans received .. .: personnel may also get some measure: of relief from the press-

r. decorations from Capt Her ; y ing housing problem now lac-

."' bert E. Began, station commanding ',; ,' W I ,, )A '; :} It1. New Alnav Boosts ing them. Twenty units of
"" v.. the 140 total l will he con-
officer.Topping .
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the list of enlistedmen ., 1't-I \ 'l"1) "-'\: structed in the officers' quar-
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awards .. ,,," }{ \"' ,, XiiN 35 ters aboard the station for use
receiving were Milk: 1'JCiUKb. above; the faces of part -ot the group of of officers and their families.
-I John Blake, AMMlc\ who hada Naval aircrewmen who were decorated by Capt. Herbert E. Regan The bulk of the housing
Gold Star added to his pre- last Saturday surround a newly-taken photo of three VPB2-1 Cata- NAS JacksonvilleMoves
units and the
trailers will be
viously-won Air Medal; James lInas winging on a training flight high over the St. John River. #
A. Tibets, ARM2c, who also was The formation shot was obtained by an enterprising NAS Photo Up Only One Day I erected on a tract of land
i awarded an Air Medal Gold Star, Lab aerial cameraman. All of last Saturday's citation winners were north of Dewey Park. Negotiations -
;' and Paul D. Bishop ARM, who members of "Cat" squadrons in the Pacific war theater. To Include Those With are now underway to

: received the Purple Heart and a I January 1944 Rank DatE obtain this site, and it Is expectedthat
'Presidential Unit Citation ribbon Rain Pacific War DampenVE ; work might begin in a weekor
for service with "Black 'Cat"Squadron Thirty-five NAS Jacksonville officers so. The trailers, brand new
P"t:, VP-11 in the Southwest including six WAVES, were factory-built Jobs will probably be
Pacific. promoted by Alnav 84, released shipped from the manufacturersdirect
According to his citation, Blake Enthusiam On Station last week. to Jacksonville in the next

earned his Gold Star for particlt The new Alnav, which moved up few days.
-t\ > patlng in the rescue of two SBD Ity Arthur Greene, Y2c only one day-to include those Will Hate Electricity
t: ., airmen shot down just off the Jap- Nature, failing to be impressed with the historic significance of having dates of rank of 1 January Arranged in groups of ten, each
'1 > held coast of New Britain Although the occasion, put a crimp into V-E Day observance ceremonies at the 1944-boosted the following lieu trailer will have cold running wa-
I' shot at by enemy shore Jacksonville Naval Air Station Tuesday morning as she loosed a tenants (junior grade) to the rank ter and electricity. Cooking will
batteries throughout the entire shower of rain and caused cancellation of previous celebration.plans. of full lieutenant: be done on gasoline stoves. A
P' operation, Blake's PBY dumbo It had been planned to present Rear Admiral Ralph E. Davison, From VPB2-1: Elizabth R. Al- maximum of four persons will be
landed in a sea roughed up by a of Naval Air Herbert able to sleep in the trailers which
t chief Operational Training; Captain E. Regan, Ian, Francis Conrad, James H.
20-knot wind, and made the res commanding officer: Alfred :M.I Fuller, George W. Hartman, Alfred will be completely furnished, downto
'. cue. Casey, Jr.,- AOMlc, representingthe T. Hind, Herman Hougland, silverware and linens. One
Night Attack naval Pfc. "head house" will be built for each
enlisted personnel, William G. Leavitt, Winston Robertson
Tibets won his medal for participating Travis :M. Morgan, representingMarine EditorialsIn William C. Schwlnck, William ten-trailer group with separate.
in a night attack on a Japanese corps personnel, and Theo J. Scott Arnold Timte and private heads containing a lava
\ warship in the Bismarck dore Fritch, Jr., chief clerk, rep today's editorials the Martin V. Watts. tory, a toilet, and a shower. They
Sea. In spite of the heavy AA resenting civilian personnel, in a JAX Alit NEWS looks From Assembly and Repair: Joseph will be heated in cold weather,
fire which thrown his and will have hot and cold water.
was
up at the bandshell at 1015,
program through the serviceman'seyes M. Brown, Curtis E Goodwin,
At the end of this will bea
"Black Cat" continued on over the building
but it was called off because of the
Orland W. Grosskopf and John A.
target, scoring a direct hit and rain. Instead their recorded voices at the United Nations Ritchie. community laundry room for the
probably sinking the enemy vessel were brought to personnel here Conference in San Fran use of all ten families. Construction
From the Medical Department: will be of concrete block.
.
via radio station WJAX at 1125. cisco
and takes the
up ques- John M Anderson, Francis G.
the
Tibets was a member of a Cata- While the rain Tentatively housing units
(6 Una aircrew commanded by Lt. helped dampen the ardor undoubtedly and en- tion of the Navy's "No De- Doyle and Ann Hughes. built in "rowhouse" style, will be

William L. Garrett, Jr., who was thusiasm of men and women attached mobilization After V-E From VF5: Vincent Brant, ready for occupancy around 1 August
(r decorated along with the 23 en- here, there already pre- Day" rule. William E. McReady and James Fifty per cent will be two-
listed men Saturday morning, ret Ritchie. bedroom apartments, 35 per cent
vailed an atmosphere of calm acceptance Head them on Page,
i, ceiving the Gold Star in lieu of a over the momentous news From Communications: Florence one-bedroom affairs, and 15 per
g, second Distinguished Flying Cross that the war in Europe was at an it!. Beever and Gertrude A. Van cent of three bedrooms. They will
f: for sinking two enemy cargo vessels Sickle. be built of Cemesto boards, a
end There was little hilarity The Station Scene I
,. building material with a core of
and strafing and bombing
noticeable. Smiling faces were From T-4: James V. Brack and
other craft during a daring foray insulating board sandwiched between
few. As they bent over radios George J. Jogan
:f Into a Jap-held harbor in the Cel- forth the latest news ofGermany's Automobile drivers wanly ap- layers of as'bestos cement.
: ebes. pouring pioachititj street 'intersections, From other departments: Walter Basic items of furniture, such as
> surrender, or peered at
i I, The Purple Heart went to Bishop accounts of the with a sharp eye peeled for the R. Studenmund, Shore Patrol; chairs, tables, beds and mattresseswill
,., for wounds received when the concussion lation newspaper both service and civilian capitu- station policeman who might be Katherine M. Rahl, Physical Train- be provided. Space heaters
from an exploding depth, lurking! near the corner. ing; Lucy Anderson, Rationing will be standard equipment.
seemed to realize that
personnel Panel Donald Burton, Fernandina
charge caused the plane which ; Stoves and Ice Hove
: the war was but half won, and that Gunnery Field; C. Jewell,
f he was riding to make a forced Harry Both the housing units and the
there was a long, hard road ahead. Catcalls emanating from the Transport; John S. Moore, Jr., VM
landing at sea. Bishop, who was I trailers will be equipped with ice
Work was carried on as usual mainside auditorium Tuesday Unit, and C. Student
Kennedy Ray
wounded in the leg, and the remainder it was just another day. The chap evening during the "Dead End Officers Headquarters. boxes, as it has been impossible
of the crew were adrift ; to obtain electric refrigerators.
els were thrown open in the after- Kids ( tft) performance.
One ensign was promoted by the Electric stoves, however, will be
Continued Seven if
on Page noon for But
prayer. any one *
Alnav: William W. Wooden, of installed in the houses.
' one feeling of was rededication predominant to ,the it was job Fubar the duck', looking insnally VPB2.#1, I Rental charges have not yet been
Men Needed For clean, gliiny the WAVES
I All of the newly-promoted officers determined.
ahead, a sort of silent pledge that
O I there would be no let-down in the I in the pay line the once-over. will rank in their new grade Among the other stations In
I war against Japan. from 5 May 1945.Twentyfl Florida to benefit by the Navy'snew

Flight Training There was lots of talk, however. WAVE officer enjoytny lunch" --'it----' construction of housing units
Sailors, WAVES, and Marines f hour at "O" club pool by taking \e per cent of all Navy are Green Cove Springs and Cecil
If you're combat aircrewman gathered in little groups to discussthe off her shoes and happily\ \ urigghng casualties up to V-E Day were in Field. The former is getting 25
trainee with a yen to handle the future. They speculated on I her toes the European theater of war. Continued on Page SevenHERE'S
controls of your own plane insteadof the whereabouts of Nazi I .
party big'wigs ------- -------- - -- -
the guns, now Is your chanceto like Goering, Goebbels, Him-
do something about it. mler and Stretcher. They pondered GLIMPSE AT NEW HOUSING
The Station Educational Office the question of Hitler's
recently Issued a call for qualified death. They discussed ways and
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men now irf aircrewman training, means of bringing order out of the
or awaiting training, to apply Immediately chaos now prevailing in Europe.But .
: for flight instruction un"r most of all their minds were
the Navy's new Aviation Pre on the Pacific war-when It would
paratory Program, supplementing end, and how soon they would be

, V5In able to go home.
order to be selected you must ..--- -'-'2f-..--._- .
meet these tldeo main require .
Lt. Scott Becomes t
ments among others: (a) Be less .
than 20 years of age on 1 July Transport Officer
1915) ; (b} agree to postpone get
. ting married to the one-and-only Lt. Frederick, Scott la the new

. until you're commissioned, or oth- transportation officer here, suc- : '
J. erwise separated from the training ceeding Lieut. William II. Chatham -
11'( jj program; (c> possess a high school who has been detached.Lt. .
diploma or a war diploma froman Scott has been officer-in-
accredited high school. charge of the NAOTC MotorTranspoit

., So shake it up, mates-time is Office and will continue
limited. The place to apply is the in that office. A native of Mont-
Main Station Educational Office, rose, Pa., he is living in Jacksonville THIS IS AN ARCHITECT'S conception of what the new Navy-sponsored housing will bo like at
Room 225, ,topside Bldg. 034. Or, at 2711 Elmwood Road with NAS Jacksonville and surrounding auxiliaries, in adJttlon to these four-unit buildings, trailers are
)if you're in VPB2#I, report to his wife and three children. He also being provided as a means of alleviating crowded living eoi ditions. Most of the units will Iva
Lieut. Comdr. fttcTwft, Bldg, 124 reported on the station Nov t. constructed in the area north of Dewey Park



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Comdr.' W. A. Schoech HIGHLIGHTS OF NAVY'S PART IN ATLANTIC WARThe


I war in Europe has generally been considered an "Army show," with the Navy paramountin .

Is Upped To CaptainComdr. the Pacific.
It is true that the Navy's big Job is the conquest of Japan-and it is a big job that has yet to '
be done-but it is also true that the Navy has played a significant but not so widely heralded role)
W. A. Schoech, head ol in the European victory
training for the Naval Air Operational Without in any way trying to detract from the tremendous and successful efforts of the U S.

Training Command, has f Army, and the armies and navies of our powerful European allies, the AIR NEWS herewith presents
been promoted to the rank of captain S. war against Germany:
some of the highlights of the U. Navy's
it was announced this week SEPTEMBER 4, 1941: Three months before Pearl Harbor, the USS Greer. a, four-stack destroyer
He will rank from 25 March. Ia4 was attacked by a submarine in the North Atlantic while en route to Iceland with mail' ,
The newly promoted captaincame r* passengers and freight. Two torpedoes were fired at the Greer, neither one scoring a hit. The de-
to NAS Jacksonville for duty stroyer dropped depth charges and continued on toward her destination. As a result of this incident
with the NAOTC staff in Feb- our Naval forces were ordered by the President to shoot on sight any vessel attempting to interfere .
Comdr.
ruary, 1944, and replaced with American shipping, or any shipping under American escort.
John Thach as head of training ap- OCTOBER 1941- During this month three U. S. Naval vessels-the Kearny a new destroyer;

proximately one year Jacksonville ago. the Salinas, a tanker, and the Reuben James, an old destroyer-were hit by torpedoes in the North
Before reporting to the staff Atlantic. The Reuben James was sunk with heavy loss of life The other two vessels were only damaged .
Schoech served on
Capt. S. but 11 of the Kearny's crew were killed, and seven were wounded.
of the Commander, Aircraft, U aboard U. S merchant ships, and the
materieland NOVEMBER 17, 1941: Naval gun crews were placed
Fleet first as
Seventh these vessels to enter belligerent ports anywhere.
and later Neutrality. Act was revised to permit
as
officer,
planning W. A. Schoech DECEMBER 11, 1941: Four days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Congress declared -
chief of staff. I Copt war on Germany and Italy, after an Axis declaration of war against the U. S. The Navy beganits
For "exceptionally meritorious Atlantic anti-sub crusade in earnest.
j
conduct" while attached to the VPB2Institutes JANUARY 26, 1942: The first shipment of Navy-convoyed U S. troops landed in North Irt'j
Seventh Fleet, Captain Schoech land. Naval Airman Donald Mason, formerly attached to this station, summed up Naval aviation's
holds the Legion of Merit. As ma. quietly efficient approach to the Atlantic anti-submarine war with his terse. message, "Sighted sub,
teriel and planning officer he "
New Course sank same.
played a large part in the plan Special NOVEMBER 8, 1942: The first great amphibious operation of the war-the invasion of North
ning and development of U. S. Africa-was begun. Many naval engagements surrounded the landings, during which five American
Naval air bases in the Southwest For Student PilotsAn vessels and 20 enemy vessels (including the great battleship Jean Bart) were sunk The U. S. car-
Pacific, including the execution of rier Ranger, participated.

negotiations with the Australian indoctrination course for JULY 10, 1943: U. S. and British Natal forces transported and protected Allied troops landingin
government.In student officers Sicily. This operation continued for several weeks, and included Naval support of land forces
newly-commissioned
recognition of his contributionto the
moving on city of Messina.
has been instituted by Squadron
the Allied effort in the Southwest I VPB2-#1. Supervised by Lt. SEPTEMBER 9, 1943: U. S. Naval forces covered the Invasion of Italy at Salerno, and supported -

Pacific, Captain Schoech'sLegion Comdr. R Jensen, squadron com subsequent operations leading to the fall 0 f Naples.
of Merit citation states that task force landed U. S. at Ando:
manding officer, and operated by JANUARY 21, 1944: A Navy-commanded amphibious troops
"his sound judgment and con the VPB2-1 Ground Training below Rome, in Italy, outflanking Axis defenders of the Italian capital Naval support for this opera .

scientious devotion to duty con Department, it is designed to familiarize tion was provided by cruisers and destroyers until March 1.
tributed greatly to the success of flight students with their JUNE 6, 1944: Invasion! Over 124,000 U. S. Naval officers and men; the battleships Arkansas, s
Allied Naval Force operations in duties and responsibilities as offi Texas and Nevada; the cruisers Tuscaloosa and Quincy; 30 destroyers, and hundreds of landing craft, '
the area." together with the British Fleet transported General Eisenhower's invasion army across the English

Capt. Schoech, a native of cers.The course is given over a periodof Channel to the now-famous "Utah" and "Omaha" beaches of Normandy. Twenty-six' U. S. Naval '.
Blakesville, Iowa, began his naval four days and serves to utilize vessels were sunk including three destroyers and 22 landing craft -.
career in 1924 when he entered the the students' time while they are JUNE 17, 1944: U. S. Naval units participated In the support of Allied landings on the island
Naval Academy at Annapolis in standby status. Included in the of Elba in the Mediterranean.
Graduating in 1928, he moved on course is a series of talks by instructors AUGUST 15, 1944: The U. S. Eighth Fleet supported> the Allied invasion of southern France.
to flight training at Pensacola, and who have had fleet experience MARCH 22, 1945-: U. S. and British LCM's and LCVP's shuttled Allied troops and material
won his wings in 1930. either as Naval aviatorsor across the Rhine River, last great natural barrier before Germany's heartland.
In the peaceful years before the deck officers. And so it went-throughout the entire European war the letter's U-S-N occupied a prominent
war he saw duty with, the battle Lectures cover such topics as: place on the mileposts that marked the road to victory They will occupy an even more prominent
force observation and "Customs and Traditions of the place on the mileposts that mark the road to Tokvo.
wing patrol
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squadrons at Pearl Harbor and Navy, "Essential Qualities of a

Alaska, and added to his qualifications Naval Officer," "Personal Experiences \ Blanding Officials Visit Station New Station Auto
"
by taking a postgraduatecourse in Handling Men, "Naval
at Annapolis and by earn- Courtesy," "The Squadron Duty __ .. _
ing an MA. degree at California Officer," "Naval Regulations," Are On Sale
Institute of Technology. "Summary Court Martial," "Rela Tags ,
From 1940 to 1942 he was on tions Between Junior and Senior
duty in Seattle, Wash., as opera Officer," "Miscellaneous Hints to New station automobile taps
tions officer of the air station there Officers" and "Enlisted :Men's went on sale Monday' at the Yard

and as Navy representative at the Viewpoint of an Officer. Office.
I
Boeing Aircraft factory.In The talks are carried on in an The tags blue with yellow numbers
1942 he joined the staff of the informal way and student officersare for officers, prey: with yellow
Commander, Aircraft, U. S. Seventh encouraged to ask questions.Also numbers for enlisted personnel,
Fleet, and remained in that included in the course are and red with :yellow numbers for
position until January of this :year, three one-hour reading periods civilian. will be good for a full
when he returned to the United with the following material available year, expiring 30 June, 1946. Price
States for duty with the Naval Air : "The Watch Officer's Guide," of the tags is 23: cents.

Operational Training Command. "Naval Leadership," 'NavalTerms I All automobiles belonging to
Besides the Legion of Merit, ," "Seamanship" "B I u e n t,1Pe ilr'r p,. both service and civilian personnel
Capt. Schoech also wears the Jackets' Manual" and "Nav al Reg attached to this station or commands -
American and Asiatic-Pacific rib- ulatlons" located aboard must have

bons and the American Defense The course is included with a these new tags before 1 July Until .
medal He and his wife, the for carrier-familiarization tour and instructions that date either the present
mer Barbara Bennie, of Birmingham in air-sea rescue work. 7 .M windshield sticker or the new tag .
Ala. make their Jacksonvillehome ---- -- -- will be recognized for entrance to
on the Naval Air Station. ( the station, but after 1 July only
_._ Freed GIVTo: Run
I
-- -* the new station tags will be valid.

PW Camps In U.S. In order to obtain one of the new
Lt. Culp Is Named tags at the Yard Office, the expiring !/
a
New York (CNS: )-American d ,iwx4Y, sticker must be turned in. ''f
soldiers who have been returned' fv r
to the U. S. after liberation from For entrance to or exit from
New Station P.R.O.
German prison camps will be as- this station, windshield stickers or J1
station tags issued
by outlying
signed to operate prisoner "
Lt. C S. Gulp former editor of enemy commands affiliated: with this station j a
of war camps in the 2nd Service
the Sun News, daily paper in De- Command. That was announced will be honored by the Marine I
land. Fla.. has been named Public recently by Maj. Gen. Thomas A. TilE COMMANDING: GENERAL and too other offlrhlfromthe ). guards at the gate it was announced {

Relations Officer I Terry, who declared: "American huge Camp Blanding: Infantry Replacement Training Center" ,
for NASJacksonville 'officers and enlisted men who have visited! the Naval Air Station 30 April and were escorted on an Inspection I ->- -

it a. .M. experienced captivity and detention tour by Rear Admiral Da'I! was announced by the enemy are consideredto to right: Col. >\'. C. \\jbor, Tralnln/f/ Officer" for IRTC; Rear Admiral lap
I last week. be eminently qualified for these Davfoon; Maj. Gen. Eugene W. Tales, Commanding General" of the I Plane
I, Lt. Culp, who duties" IRTC, and CoL E. C. hose, Camp Commander Without
has been serv- _. -

l' ing chief as of editor-ln-the Jax Commercial- Bulletin- War> Bond Contest I I Air News Takes-Over- Firing a ShotIn

.' Air News, replaces TRADE OR FELL: Commercial Bulletin a deadly hare-and.hound
Lt. Vernon 1941 Packard with, 2',00 milei. f as chase, a Navy PB4Y search plane
t .
be teen at 2047 t' rb.. !Street: Apartment I I
F. S e- 4. U. K. list ii. Closes June 8thThe Beginning this week, the Jax recently chased down and de-
chriest, who has Air News will carry all commercial strojed a Jap airplane over Luzon .
been detached. Lt. C. S. Culp FOR SALE War Bond without firing a single bullet.
19 foot metal header trailer houae. IndependenceDay : items formerly can-led by the
The new Public Relations Officer I, Fully equipped !sleep four. Vacuum Billboard Contest closes at Commercial Bulletin I. The plane, piloted by Lt. (jg)
i is a graduate of Stetson University brakei. Good coalition. Price l,150 1600 on 8 June---less than a month Sheldon L. Sutton, was returning
ft and is a former Florida Yukon rath. See Trailer M. Park II. lots('all,. AMMJe after &, away. First prize in this contestis I While the Air News has always from a search to the China coast

i professional baseball player, sportswriter p,.. week' iI.)., all day >itday. 120000 in War Bonds, second I carried a column of commercial when a Jap plane was spotted below
t. and high school athletic prize is 75.00: in War Bonds, and items, the suspension of the publication five miles ahead. It was a
coach. hew iotMome baby fin bed; ;new I" oeeillatiarrtt pel-table elertrie- third prize is $25,00 in War Bonds. of Commercial Bulletins will Jake, single-engined seaplane.

Lt. Culp has been replaced as virtrola. Pboae Archie. Thomptoa, These posters may be submittedin entail a sharp increase in the num. Lt Sutton dived his plane and
editor of the Air News by Lt (Jg) tat 498. any colors and the size shouldbe ber of Commercials in this paper picked up speed. The Jap pilot

O. H.' Townsend who has had duty Fur Sal_Uilmg room ..ite a adrerklmf > either 8"x28" or 10"x35", with In order to be able to handle this I spied the Liberator and frantically
I' here in the Public Relations Office. hair, (ovd condition. 1221Altaaesek longest dimension horizontal This additional burden, the deadline for I nosed over to try to sneak off to
1 e St., .. Stall!. be reproduced on the submission of these items has been one side lie made a bee-line for

t r LT. COMDR.! STALLJXGS HACK WASTED: Aboard In front of the War Bond moved up to 1630 :Mondays: j j I Luzon.
Ride to tlHolty of Ardea Motor (Conrt Office. I This service The planes reached the coast and
'
Edith I.. Stallings offered without
Lt. Comdr. .. tore
la P. tkaide. Work at >ATT(enter across Luzon in a frantic
Reserve Director There is plenty of poster card. charge to all service and civilian I
USNR, Women's I )>i bur ig stile Working bonn I chase. Each time the
for NAOTC, has recently returned I from t715 U 1700 Contact Vernon board in the \Val Bond Office and personnel, includes anything of a I tried to Jap pilot
turn the search
Hutchin- II. Staunch, bale, Phone 8120. that office will be to commercial nature away,
from a trip to the NAS, glad offer any Categories in. 1 plane "cut the him
l eon, Kansas, where she met and Two paMeDgcri. Leave cornerJdgrwood help. It Is the idea that will win- clude Wanted, For Sale, For Rent, further inland corner and forcing the distance
closing
escorted Captain Mildred McAfee, ; and Kooetelt (tolaMAS l. not the finish of the art work j I Will Exchange and Miscellaneous, little
t, Director of the Women's Reserve, arrhUr at Mattel 0GM// Lea'e Posters should stress the Independence To insert an item in the commer. I a more
IIS daily eieept bud. I. Gerald After a chase of 10 minutes the
) ,
r upon her first official visit to that Whit, tit.; 773. Day theme in connectionwith cial column, dial Ext. 8542: and Jap
wan 25: feet
'. ttatlon. JOK REST the cash sale of War Bonds. ask for an ad taker. I whizzing only
Plttiaj aid bedroom with adjofninc Start work on ,... i iENTERI'RISE above the ground, with the four-
-
.. ... your entry now --v engined SO
.t. > children or .t. Light and win pursuer right behind,

NO In NAVY announcing Alit CUTBACK the transition aid for linen rouple, fvrnkhed., $IS per 117 rn.I week.., -a -prize.-___| ,.--- .__ DECORATED SKIPl'RK feet higher. Finally the big planedrove .
fl ( a.ce available. bat extra. Mr. MIVT IT TARES the Jap up a valley and
'L program from a two-war to a one- N. J. Corbio, 36.\e Pine Street A\en- I Capt. Cato D. Glover, Jr., USN, closed the distance to near gun
f..:" war economy WPB stated last dale More than five million elements, skipper of the USS Enterprise during range. There the Jap found him-
:J. week that there will be a substantial "*"-- ranging from cornflakes to the the Battle for Leyte Gulf, last self boxed in by hills and couldn't
cutback in Army aircraft Athletic Type largest floating drydocks, must be week received the Silver Star turn to either aide.
schedules. Navy aircraft demands, I Did you hear about the Specialist delivered to the right place in the Medal for gallantry Undersecretary Then another hill loomed up
on the other hand will be maintained (A) who said he was a two right quantity, and at the right of the Navy Ralph Bard made ahead. The enemy pilot made one
perhaps slightly increased, letter man?Let'er neck or letter time, each day to assure successful the presentation in the Navy Department frantic turn and plunged into ft
jt was announced by WPB. < walk. operation of the U, S. Fleet. building: |In Washington cliff in namea"rage



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I "Join the N-vy and see the "T! old masters. And St. Peter's .
world." Trite but true in the case n Cathedral one of the most beau
lof Lt. (Jg) Maxine Ste. Marie
"
tiful I've
places ever seen.
the WEEK Navy nurse of Antigo! Wisconsin. *
I Hut a native least proved Almost l.
"When they hurried us aboard as interesting to the Wisconsin
ship in an east coast port we nurse AS she explained

hadn't the faintest idea where we it, la Attica the head man of a
were going:," said the petite, black- uisliict is called a Caid. All the
eyed mitre. "I was excited whenI laimeis in the district worn for
found we were going to Oran, aim and two or three times a
Algeria, for I wanted to toNotth {
go year they hold a big least 1 was
Africa but didn't dream I'd lucky\ enough to attend one."
get my wish" W ha.t's row .t M"siD X'CI
'The Caid thought it very
I Miss Ste. Marie confessed that strange: that a woman should at- By Sfct. II. E. KingVE i

+ she was as goggle-eyed as aCook's u-nu one of these aitails. You DAY is the topic of the
tourist as she drove from
Know they never take their wives moment and everyone who means
the dock through' the streets of
1 lOran for the first time on the anywhere nor ate they ever seen anything (and many who don't) ,
i way at a public gatneung. Uut before seem to be intent on informing the
to the
naval hospital To her,
me evening was over the Laid introduced I world that the entire war is not
i the colorful native dress, the
f me to some of his
and i over. I don't think that's necessary
bazaars and the
I quaint shops wives. 1 met three," recalled Miss F
At least, it isn't for the
street like
picturesque scene were
I Fitzpatrick ale Marie. "And there were two Marines, for we have been more in
,y rS a travelogue others standing nearby. I was
contikt with the than most
"When we leached'the naval Lt. (ja) Maxine Ste Marie Japs
never quite teuum just who they
I and we're not likely to forget their
I
I hospital we found that the hospital y were."
been stationed existence. Of most importance to
have there.
I and living quarters were
Speaking the differ' in is the fact
gnce us that the
stupendous
Ve attended- New Year
+ Quonset huts. Although it lacked servo
customs time nurse told how the
might that burst the chains of
some of the comforts of home it ices in the Vatican," said Miss Ste.-
, was new and clean," explained the Marie- "The Pope gave his mes- Atrican women wear strange designs bondage in Europe may now b* t
; painted on their laces and
moved into the
Pacific to expedite
After the servicewas
in
: nurse. "Honestly, I hadn't ex. sage English.
1'01 eheads Some of these designs the extermination of
slant-eyed
pected that much. over he came over to us,
, tapped my shoulder-board, smiled are very- weird and resemble In- Japs residing there. The Nazis
When duty at the
hospital was
, dian war paint, have surrendered unconditionally
not unusually! and said 'Navy lieutenant- ? He
heavy, Navy nurses I
': COMDK. II. A ROBINSON'I and doctors got an occasional wanted to know where I was from. "Inside the Raid's palace the as we knew they would; the Jap

t (,01.T'I the casual observer,* landing week-end off and sometimes they I told him Wisconsin. He smiled women wear very bright colored are next!! ,

'" on an aircraft carrier at rated a few. days leave Miss Ste. again and said, 'Oh yes, middle native dresses. But when they go SPORTS: As you can see on the

'I'' sea presents no intricate problems.If Marie, an ardent traveler, made west, very lovely, AmericaV"He's out in'public they always wear a sport pages, the MFOTU ball club

l there is. any wonderment at all, the most of her off time very well' acquainted with covering, something like a sheet, won a game with the Mandarin
1 it is all concentrated on how the "The high spot of my year overseas this country and recognizes sec leaving only one eye exposed. A Orange Pickers and lost a game to
t plane stops so quickly rather than was a New Years' trip to tions very easily. And he seemsto native woman never shows her Camp Blanding over the week-end.
taxiing tight off the far end of. Rome," declared' the young nurse. be partial to Americans. There face in public." The Blanding game was not a sur.

, the flight deck. I "We managed to get a hop from was one sailor in the crowd and "And the children," continued prise to us, though we almost won,
Little thought U:: given to the Oran to Bizerte and Naples. Thenwe I noticed that he went out of the Miss Ste. Marie, "there were beau for the solders really have a fine

many problem involved in landingon caught a ride through Pompeii, way to speak to him." coup children playing around and team this season. Sunday's game
a pitching, floating runway, Cassino and on to Rome. The But, although Miss Ste. Marie all of thtftn seemed to have red with Mandarin brought into the
and many have never heard of a roads were pretty bad. They were is not Catholic, visiting the Pope hair. They have their hair cut to limelight for the first time the
landing signal officer. For the full of shell holes clearly showing was only ene of her experiencesat leave a lock down the center of pitching} abilities of MTSgt Jack
benefit of the uninitiated, we the results of the war in Italy. the Vatican. On the next day the head. The rest is clean Deichman. Deichman has been

might point out that the fellow I And Cassino was Just as completely one of the Vatican guards con shaven. And in some places the working out from the team for
who executes frantic maneuvers demolished' as the pictures indicate ducted them on a tour of the older the children become, the some time and It looks to me as

with a pair of ping-pong-like pad- There wasn't a thing gardens and the museum longer they let the lock of hair though he must have been holding t

dies might be considered the most standing" "You should see those guards," grow It's quite unusual." back on us. He cut loose, though,

important man on a carrier during The Navy nurses, Miss Ste. beamed the nurse "I understandthat "But my trip to Rome and the i on Mandarin and held them to one ,
or take-offj. Upon his Marie and a friend, stayed in Rome from
landings they come Switzerland. feast with the Caid represent onlya I hit throughout the entire game. _
Judgment and lightning decisions ,with some Army nurses They They are all especially chosen for few days out of over. I Another valuable addition to our
often rests the safety of the ship liked the Italian capital city. Said the duty and it's considered quite I my year
seas said the Navy nurse. "My already adequate pitching staff!!
and I its planes. I Miss Ste Marie, "Rome is a very an' honor to be a Vatican guard I J
real reason for being there was CONGRATS.: The 'Top' is leav. s
Harold A. Robinsonis beautiful It
Lt. Comdr. city was so clean They're all great big men and 1
I to take care of the boys who really : Ing! Sgt Maj. Michael W. Scollin
aircrafton
and
an old hand at waving I mote like an American city very handsome looking in their
and off flight decks. Recognized 'than any place I saw." elaborate uniforms." needed us and we got more satisfaction I is being transferred to Quanticofor

as one of the most able At that time very' few of the "He was in civilian clothes from that than anything platoon leaders school. Although

LSO's, he was: assigned. to the buildings wete' heated although it when he took us through: the gar else most of us withered before
staff here a couple of weeks ago was bitter cold and only about dens, but he was still very good "It was the most interesting- his blasts at one time or another,
as Landing Signal Officer Train- We of them were equipped with looking," she recalled. "It was work I've ever done and I'd give we know that we are losing a good
ing and Carrier Qualification Officer electricity, according' to. Miss Ste. in dead winter and the gardenswere anything to go back," she concluded topkick. He was the kind who

Marie. not in bloom, but it was easy would read you off In no uncertain
Born in Thief River Falls, Minn., "I was amazed at the numberof to see how well kept they were Lt. (jg) Ste. Marie recently reported language to your face and do youa
on 20 January, 1915 Robinson was natives who could speak Eng- and how beautiful they might be." to the United States Naval favor while your back was
taken by his family to North Dakota lish," she continued, "I imaginea "In the museum we saw some Hospital here at the Jacksonville turned. Line Marines have gaineda

a few years later where he lot of them have picked up of the original Michael Angelo Naval Air Station, where she is swell Second Lieutenant Good :;
grew up and attended school. some English since our soldiets paintings and many of the other I now on duty. I luck, Scollin. Congrats, too, to
from school in ._ ..
high who
Graduating --- --- h Jennings must fill his shoes.

Wash University bum in of North 1933, he Dakota.entered After the : Adm. C. P. Mason Marine Wins Silver Star I II Metal EASY Shop: Passing I'm told through that Prodoj the

receiving his degree in June, 1937, I I and
Howard to
turned to naval avaition, and I manage go from
he
payday to payday with the
To Command PearlNews
in May, 1933, he was accepted as help of Erlandson's reimbursement
an aviation cadet Following elimination
money. Say, that must be
flight training at Minneapolis that Rear Admiral CharlesP. why
he was sent to Pensacola, Mason will command' the U. SNaval they, call him "Easy" Erlandson! +
How about a transfer to
the
winning his wings and ensign's Air Base at Pearl Harbor metal '
shop'i I ,
commission in December 1939. was received with Interest here.
1.1 irst Assignment OBSERVATIONS: Notice the '
Adm. Mason then
a captain, .
Robinsou's first assignment was was the first "fekipp'er" of the metal fence around the cigarette x
3 aboard I booth at Ship's Service. Somebody
with Scouting Squadron Jacksonville Naval Air Station,
the Saratoga., They cruised in serving from 15 October until c: a does read this column!! How, tell
Pacific waters, making several May of 1942. me do they ever manage to packso
Hawaii and participated many people in one building
trips to The distinguished naval officerwas as
in a fleet problem in the spring V a seem to be in the Supply build
detached last week as Chief
of 1910. On the morning of 7 ing' Watch them pour out some
'of Naval Air Intermediate Train-
December 1911, he had the tower I evening and you'll wonder too.
ing and Commander of the Naval
'
duty at San Diego. 'Stocky" Stockwell in love again
Scheduled to leave for Pearl Air Training Bases, Corpus Christi!, : M'gawd1!

Harbor on the 11th, the Saratogaleft to assume his new duties at Pearl ii _jji._---

port a day early because of Harbor.
the Jap attack and the follow. Upon leaving this Station in '42, Salons Ask: MedalOf

ing months were spent flying lots Adm Mason went to sea and was Honor For FDtt
of searches and anti-sub patrols. commanding officer of the USS

On 7 January 1912, Robinson was.nromoted Hornet at the time of her gallant / v/ Washington (CNS)-The House w
to lieutenant, juniorVralit' fight at Santa Cruz. Adm. Mason "a Judiciary Committee has ap.. ;
( won the Navy Cross for his xAY.da proved a bill to award the nation's

One evening not long after- actions in that epic battle and highest decoration for valor-the

ward, he was sitting in the ward- after the loss of the,Hornet he as- Congressional Medal of Honor-to
room finishing a piece of pie dur sumed command of task force of tii Franklin! D, Roosevelt posthu.. :
ing supper when the ship suddenly converted carriers and later was s mously.! .A.similar bill has been
lurched right out of the water. made Commander Air, Solomon _.. _. -- '4" .' lit' introduced in the Senate. The
There was a tremendous noise. Islands. He has been at Corpus i MAJOR THOMAS K. JE\\ETT, USMCR, pins the Silver Star House bill proposes the award In

Momentarily stunned everyone Christl since 14 July 1943. Medal on Corp John J, Flanagan, USMCR, at a special ceremony recognition of the late President's

filed out in orderly fashion and .-.- Friday, 4 May. The citation accompanying the presentation tells "peerless leadership as Commander ;
to battle stations. The and intrepidity in action in Chief
of
proceeded Flanagan's "conspicuous gallantry his heroic courage as ,
Saratoga had been torpedoed. But 6th and 7th Naval against the enemy on Saipan 7 July 1944, while serving with a a pioneer of new frontiers of free..
an hour later it was announcedthat I Marine artillery battalion." He "helped lay his section's artillery dom, his gallant and unselfish devotion

everything was under control. District War Bond piece for deflection during fire on enemy troops who were attacking to the service of his countryand
They put into port for two days the battery position at a range of less than one hundred yards." his everlasting contribution to

and while temporary repairs were Heads ConfabPlans Flanagan "was under machine gun and rifle fire during this time, the cause of world peace"

made the pilots flew their planes I but stayed at his post until the battery position was overrun by superior .._ MI-- ---
off the field at Kaneohe Bay. for the I enemy forces This action resulted in severe casualties to the
Upon arriving at Bremerton, Navy IndependenceDay and aided in their advance Signal Flags Adorn
Cash War Bond Drive, to beheld attacking enemy greatly disrupting and
went to San
Wash., where the squadron the fliers were assigned from 22 June to 7 July, were stopping the attack In the battalion area" Walls of VPB Hangar
Diego instructors' duties. On 30 formulated here last Friday at a I'I Corp. Flanagan also wears the Purple Heart, and is a veteranof .

1912 he was detached from meeting of the War Bond Officersof Tarawa and Tinian Those colorful, ship-size signal
May,
flags now adorning the inside of
the outfit and sent to ACTG for I the Naval Air Operational '. I CARRIER TRIPS 1'Olt 140
I hangar were not painted there
Mann Goes
Lt. Comdr.
landingsignal officer training. Training Command and of the 6th INDUSTRIALISTS
ornamental
for
'I. purposes, mate.
Rejoined Saratoga and 7th Naval Districts. I To 8th Naval District I, Representatives of the electronics According to Lt. (jg) J, W. Tay...
Q Ha rejoined the Saratoga): as as. The meeting was addressed by I for, VPB21 radio training officer .
tant landing signal officer on 5 Rear Admiral R. E. Davison, Chiefof Lt Comdr. Ted Mann, former II industry will have an op- the flags are for all hands,
July at Pearl Harbor and was I NAOTC; Lt. Comdr. E. M, Lan- Public Relations Officer at NAS portunity to witness demonstrations particularly aircrewman trainees

boosted to lieutenant Sailing to I dis, from the Office of Coordinator Jacksonville, will shortly report to aboard one of the Navy's to see and learn like the backs oC, "
the Southwest Pacific, they took I for War Bonds in Washington; the Eighth Naval District, New and their hands.
newest aircraft carriers see
part In the occupation of Guadalcanal 1 Lt. George Illes, War Bond Officerfor Orleans, La., for duty as Public The excellent Job of painting
In August One morning I the 7th Naval District and Relations Officer there, accordingto their equipment in operation. This was done by a group of aircrew

late that months Robinson was J NAOpTraCom; Lt. K. L. Brooks, the Honolulu Air News. trip will be handled by the Navy man standbys tit the instigation of '"

struggling into his pants followinga 6th Naval District War Bond Officer Lt. Comdr Mann has been on Department Industrial Incentive Lt. Tyler, who disclaims original... .k
warning that the ship was under j and Mr Karl Lehman Executive duty as the executive officer of a Division and BuAer, Approxi- ity for the idea but nevertheless
attack. A torpedo( struck and he 4 Manager of the Florida Naval Air Station in the Hawaiianarea mately 20 men will spend four days declares it U a good one that pay

OontlauoJ on Page Seven 'War Finance Committee- for the past_year and a half,. aboard the carrier off in better .signal recognition


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Editorial: Olfkes_ -- "",",-,,- --' -- -- ,..._----- I apTQi $ f.ij'trNe.u :(

Public Relations OftUe, Itoom 221
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Administration Annex Illdg. 954 )$ loritStoti9htE

Telephone Kxtenslon 8342 '.../),
The JAX AIR NtXVS" l II published weekly at the U. S. [ UlMother's /( ----. ,
tile\ Floilda by the Public :
Natal l Air Station. Jacksunt """'
Relations Office at no expense to the goveinment. Copleime ... .- --." -- ,
dlctilbuted fife of change at the Naval Air Station,
the Naval Air Technical Training Center the neudquailentl a t ,
the Naval Air Operational Training Command.. Naval r f Day
Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs; Naval Auxllla .
>y Air Station Cecil Field the Neal l Air Gunners' School, I Hy Mierl.UnV.. Bell !.t., ('hC. I'SXR
the U. S. Naval Hospital\ the Naval Auxiliary Air Stalloi )
Municipal No. 1. and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station The Amslle| 1'Hiit must have been thinking ,l f a

r MIIYIIJI L ___ m..thl'rhl'lI he wrote "I.ove IH very patient .ery

Hear Ailmhal Ralph K. Davlson. USNChief i kind. I.<,\'e know 1101 Jealousy, love makes n'l ]>M-
I
of Naval Air Operational Training
made, jfUe INelt no air, I U, never rude, never .selfish,
'
Captain CommandingOfficer I JlN belt E. Regan L'SN ) 111'\ f'r irritated neter resentful; l love In never glad l

Jacksonville Naval Air Station .4 1 alien other* g o wronjr, love U/ gladdened by KOIMIICHK !-

,nlovv to alvvu.vti to Ivelieve
L'SNR nlvva.VN expose eager
Captain Joseph B. Ljnih.! 11 I
;
Commanding (Officer the best alvtHM hopeful| I4h\IA)1J, patient. love
Naval Air Technical Tialnlnu Center
never disappear" If there liai limn ,anyone. vvlm
Ctiptaln+ John J. OMnllev I (MC), USN
Officer has revealed these attillMiten of | erfect love It IIHSl

,Commanding J. toIoPllal l eeii a mother who expresses1 Miirh feeling; toward

Colonel] Mill tin J. Kelleher. USMC Ret.) her ihildren.
Commanding Marine Barracks Officer That It the vision of \\ hal a ter'ect mother

should In*. However, It we are to !M> )honest with
Commander Kdwaid, F:. Dolecek. L'SN
Commanding Officer | ourselves, v\e know' that ,Mime mother have not
Naval Air Gunneii' School lived "I'| to IhU fine tribute and the tragedy nl an

Commander Fiank T. C(,ibln, L'SN nnliiippy home has been the result. Itut ,surely we
Commanding Officer that Kind of a mother and that tj <,fIt
1 Naval Auxiliary Air Station, (;Teen Cove Springs 1,11"1Ihal pe
Commander Mlrha'P.Bn""anol leh. L'SN Inline are not In a majority. There are too many

Commanding Officer line taint and daughter and -they contradict. Much Mstatement. )
Naval Auxiliary All Station, Cecil FieldCommander
l'prlht| JiMiny men and. women reveal
Salem A. '''In Elfr)'. Jr.
Commanding; Officer I the background, fr"mllIc'h they come and If that
Naval Auxiliary Air Stullon. Municipal No. 1 )background possessed H d"l'lt| spiritual; love between

Commander M. P 1\I1'I'IIU, L'SNR t purr nt*. the children disclose that tine spirit In their
Commanding Officer
Naval Auxlllaiv All Station. Maport living.Kol.iud,
I the tenor wrote about
Haven, great negro
Lieut Col. William T. f;\'antl. USMC (Ret.)
Commanding Officer -- --- hit mother who was the. strength anil Inspiration{ of
Marine Aviation Detachment
I hi. entire tile One time", at the height of bin career,

The amid JAX 1141.I AIR Rc-publlcatlon NEWS receives of ciedlled,Camp Newspaper matter piohlbltedwithout !Service= SAN FRANCISCO I he was in London ,Kinging In-fore the King und hisdid
pe, ml elan of CNS. n\ar Depaitment, a05 t.. mother, who \\1nil her deathbed the 1'nlled
42nd St.. N Y. C.Corn All lltliloritil/ Stair, !knew' that ,she would not nee her son againIn
thin ii fe. In that spilil "lie wrote these words,
and the Navy In the great arena of international politics ours i is a still, ".son. nil are I the coiiliiiuatnni I i ot III"0.' .. can't
small voice. But servicemen have been urged to take! an do me no goixl when I'm dead. Jes' remember this,
the next few Jim are the coiitlniialioii of my desirehen{ I go,
Naval l personnel during interest irvHhe problems of peace so we would like to raise
I it you've lien dutiful, all the best In me I Is goingto
weeks and months are going to have to go our small voice enough to reaffirm a; principle which has double iii In .vou and become a bulwark nfslrenglh.

thlough the unhappy experience of standing demonstrated a disconcerting tendency to become submerged 1 ."
I in the of and counter-thought The continuation of in.v denire-Ihat It thatrimy
swirling thought
sea
aside while more than two million Army men true mollier wishes her children to be. 1I.\ IstJiis
surrounding the United Nations conference in San Francisco.The ,
I' lire and of saciitlce inwUfsmother
interpretation of that
trade their sad sacks for department -
a natty new
principle is a basic one : It is that any \\oiKl l l organization love the, finest expression of giving and sharing
: store suit and hop a streamliner to that in order to succeed, must incoiporate some kind that the world) I","" ,... Kvery; son and da.ighler

good old carefree civilian existence-and this I ot machinery for future change in the relative rank, influence who attempts/ In be the continu.ition of his or her
inolher'N love will I lie aisle to create that line/ reUtionship -
while the Kais still carrying on a full- and representation of its member nations. ,! that Insures (Ihr Christian{ home anil Chris*

fledged 100 )per cent war in the Pacific. The great lesson of history is that the world i is dynamic, tinn "'1\1.'".,.
like the living, working striving people in it. It is not static The greatest tribute for mothers today would I...
It's going to be tough to take so naturally like the petrified forest or the pyramids ; it changes and it In end (Ihi" war and bring; every mother's son and

there have been a good many slogans crop will continue to change. Any attempt at San Francisco to daughter hums Let us, Ite.\ ond messages and Mowers
,
and gilts, pray for a complete |iwxr, for this is
upto explain to us why it's all necessary. impose a present-day status quo on the world of tomorrow vvluit t the mothers of the world
"Two Down-One to Go," "We've Still Got a will be like trying to tie up a giant with darning thread ; it i".1| bless our mothers, who hate revealed tin attiihules .
just won't work. of patience I and kindness, of misclfishncs*,
Job To Do, "Remember} Pearl Harbor, "On
of sairitice and of toilI'rie.ianl
I Today the relative lank of the nations of the woild is
to "Work and Worship "The '
Tokyo, )
I measured by one yardstick : power. And that power is
Started It-We've Got to Finish It"-these translated into terms of rank and influence by one means :

are all bywords throughout every barracks force.'ar has existed because it has been the "only (final

and flight deck in naval aviation. irrefutable instrument for transfoiming pourer into influ t

In fact most of these phrases have been \ ence. If the United Nations conference is going to succeed
it'must discover and utilize some formula besides force by
repeated so often and with such insistence (hnirl| : Mil.!!* Hoed. end Hirrninghant 'u
which this transformation can be engineered. And that is 07:<0 Hulk Communion, conducted by Chaplain L.i W .
that they have become what many of us like I a tough job. Without resort to the acid test of war, pun er AndirvvsU.HWBilK .

to call "trite." Some of the more sophisticated is a difficult commodity to measure. l'lt-a.'hln/l., .*4-ivuChaplaln L. W. Davidson. Jr.
very
of us, with a wise grin and another dragon is many things : It is population industrial de- -NATTCSeiv lie --Chai'UIn. J. D. Sklnnei. piedc.hn,5, ,

our two-bit beer, have felt constrained to velopment, scientific ingenuity, political and social leader- OOSunda"I'I"Mai.v, the: Molhei: ol. Jemm.It-e" for Molhem.UNO .

call them "coiny." ship, wealth, resources, strategic location national energy -L. S. Naval HospitalC'hatiljln J. A. Craig
and intelligence. Not only is it difficult to measure, but it pi eat hln/l.
Sure they're trite and corny, but did you is even more difficult to transform into something concrete 1(115rneat pietuhlng.;, Dlvln'Making...*:Seiv l le Memoiieit.-Chnplain, S, W. Bell

ever stop to think how words get that way ? like representation on an international security body. >olo-"Muthei' O 1oIln "-Turn Peiklnn.. ARMIV.I1U ': .
and Yet to the of shifts in the < ') '(:hll iciian Silence Seivlce iMnall ChuiM-1).
It's because they're repeated over over ignore possibility distribution 11t-I".nh't': ( m PBY lI.nlldll'h"11I1I1, K. 1'. Blown,

and over again. It's because they're said so of world power would be to squelch permanently !Midi l'I'It'hln/l ,
,
l'ltl() -Sei'v Ice lien's ( hllllll., ." league
often that everyone knows what they are and I potentially great nations as India Brazil, Australia, China Song,; teat mid Mvtheii', I>ayPiOKiam./ :
and even Java. To attempt to straight-jacket the destiniesof ('"illw-M11"1"11 1 Ml"'"" Herd *"- HirmlMhim A....*.
what they mean. It's because they're so obviously these growing nations in the status quo of 1945 would be OK.'it( -1old".

I true that, it's "clever" to say some to sow the seeds of future war, world organisation or no OKit'-/IIII"1 HM-Md"'! )

thing t'lse-to be "different." world organization. 17 (J--M:,".

Truth Is always trite-even "corny." Liescan't To try to impose the world of today upon the woild of (t'hri.l!Avr. .vein...., 1'0..1.11 Muttii Heed a..
tomorrow' would be as unfair and dangerous it would have 1100-- Small <'h l't'!.
get that way because they cannot be been to set international Latter l llav: s.jnuj !Smell| (' .. |. torner .! Mutllii and
up an security organization in, say, Kirmi|hini.IflCO .
related endlessly without someone catchingup 1895, which would have permanently given Spain and Italy I Miiluul' mwllnu (ednrndav, ).
h. I.h 1rliRiou..rrtirr.! end 11......
fHUMkklu
with them-and blasting the myth. more influence-and more votes-than either the United Hlilu) 1 tI!!I3; l11nll Clmpel.. Muwiln and Bli, mlnsh<,m.

the ti \\'hat does States nus ia. Today the United States is : Malnslde.drf .
Okay, so slogans are ue. or one of the ''' ) 1rk: -l:tar: -chupliilnn1 Office. 'NATTC.
Big Three of the world. We have 't'oted.s I 17JO.Ih.'iOl'h"lnln' Olfke. VellowuK.
arrived but
lhat ,mean ? That means you ought to be powers io:;,
I
glad can stay in the Navy long enough stepping stones were the Revolutionary', the spanish-// Klit ThuIIt,! l > (II[ eiu-n month. 17OO-18.W. Chnplaln'1 O.-
you I ,American War, the World Wars 1 and 11. fire, .N:" A AS, nltt'n;, Cove I"pdnlCI.|
:Seionil Ihiumluy of 1I.h month je'W-lHdO.: ( nl'lIl1rlJ
settle this and for all
to Japanese thing
once The final test of the sincerity of the San Francisco lto<.n', :NAAS.; lola) 'IHIII.,
If relax know well the slo- I Ihlnl Ihmmluy, of each month; iriOO-lb'tO: Chaxl.| J..*
we now you as as delegates will be in whether they incorporate machinery for I

gan-makers know that the Japanese nation change in the charter of their international security organization -

will take a big deep breath, dig their cleatsin .If they do not it will indicate that they have deserted Air-Viewing the NewsAt

their high ideals: in favor of a cheap woild police force
of and be off for
the cinder track history,
time Jlitlt.>r's still not
press body was t
serving the interests of the )powers that happen to be on
another spurt.If top today. If their objective turns out to be nothing mOle round It's probably) M ashamed of its former -

we keep at it now it means we can re- than an attempt to keep ambitious newcomers! off the genteel connection that it's !Iiidirig.C .

lax Hm for the rest of our lives-and our preserves of our international easy street, then the conference '

childien's lives, too. So cock an ear in the is doomed to failure, and we might betterrepose Now that Geimany has quit the Impetja1Japanese )f
Navy has only faith fit.ally "
direction of the slogans-there's a good our confidence in a powerful, )postwar AImmill Nm'\ : one good and
to which
it can always tuin-Davy Jones.
thought behind them. Let's watch them. "I *


A congressional i committee recently announced "'I am clear in mind: that I With Hangoon ours, the allies are now> '
my own as an csstntial'\ factor along that famed "Koad} } to Mamlfllay.
the shortage will soon get i n the maintenance flf in the future 'w'That
sugar > pence we must lia\e. uni-I i signpust) ought to l be changed ternjKranly ) )-
worse. We can't understand how this can : crsal, military training alter this Mar."-Franklin ):U It'H'. }however-light tIll roads lead to
be true, with the Ol'A raising! so much "(' Iin'" : 'elt., I jl '1'okyo.Page now

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QUESTION: Many people

thought the war was over the

I ;) night of April 28 when a pre

mature report of VE-day

came over the radio. What

were you doing that Saturday

night-did you celebrate or

did you take the news with 'a

grain of salt?


STANSELL H. EVERETT, Sic,
High Springs, Fla.:
I was peeling spuds in the gal
ley when I heard about it; thenI

didn't mind peeling spuds BO
much. If I had been in town whenI : '
heard A SPOT for lover of fine music, the recorded music
the news I would really
have celebrated. library located between All-Saints' and St. Edward's Chapels has
been redecorated and furnished attraxtUelS', thanks to the Welfareand
;
Public Works Departments and the Chaplain's Office Selecting
JOSEPH STRYNKOUSKI, Pfc., records from the new albums in the picture above are Doris Raines,
Hamtramck Well Mich.: illr.-- -- Vic (left), Lois Bigelovv, Sir, Chaplain Sheridan: Bell and Paul Pel
when the
,
news came
overI '
tier, p\\( )Ie.
was writing a letter-It made me of works will enjoy the following new records
Connoisseur good
atop writing. It was something "Step to the rear, please. .plenty of room in purchased during May: Concerto No. 8, Rhapsody on a Theme of

t .Q that I didn't expect. bacH'I IMganinl, Ra<'hmaninotf; symphonies No S and No. 4, Song of Destiny -

Brahms; Symphony No. 0, Beethoven; Russian" Easter! and
PAUL HOSPER, S2c, Pittsburgh I I Scheherwzade, Rimsky-Korsakov" ; Symphony In B-flat, Chausson;

Pa.: Nocturnes (Clouds, 1'esmaU and Sirens), DeBussyj: Twentj-four
I was working in the galley at Preludes', Chopin; The Mouldau,. Smetana; La False" Ravel; Classical
the time and didn't know about it Symphony, Peter and the Wolf, Prokoficff; Trio In B-flat, Schubert}

until the next day__ I also miscellaneous, music of Wagner and Sibelius. The music roomis

open all day and every evening until 2200.

ERNEST L. OSTON, S2c,
Tampa, Fla.: ,
I was already celebrating anyway Mainside Movie Schedule 23 Enlisted Men

I had a date that night and

was feeling no pain, so I didn't Today-"GENTLE ANNIE." James Craig, Donna ReR A West I And One Officer
'
even hear of it before Sunday era a little off the beaten track, that promises to please those who enjoy -

action plctul"e's.Frlday"lU'RDER. Win DecorationsContinued
WILLIAM E, ST. AMANT, S2c, HE SAYS Fred MeMurray, Marjorie Main.A .

River Rouge, Mich.: I combinatloi of force, comedy and suspensiful mystery hillidlies py from Page 1
I
At the time I was In the barracks on the rampage& with murder as a hobby.
and we were arguing as to I Saturday and Sunday-"CONFLICT," Humphrey" Bogart, Alexis in life rafts for three days In Jap

how soon it would all be over. I Smith. A new picture, no review" available, just string along with waters before they were rescuedby

couldn't quite believe the news Bogart. another PBY.Citation. ,
because!I thought it came too sud I l\Ionday-"FIGIITIXG GUARDSMAN,** Anita Louise, Ulllard Winners
denly.C. Parker. Out of Alexander: Dumas' Immortal story, onto the screenIn "
events taking place The remainder of those decorated
Mighty big
all Its glory-based on Dumas' "The Companions of Jehu.
E. LEACH, JR., AMM3C, Tuesday and Wednesday TO POST," Ida Lupino, Sid in the WAVES area of fanfare these days anda at the Saturday ceremony,

Providence, R. I.: ney Greenstrret." A comedy about a lady oil pipe salesman Mho manages with maximum a minimum of importance, for which was held on the "beach"
I was writing a letter at the to from one hilarious situation to another -
t & go what two things could be more im- between VPB2-#l's two hangars,
USO in ---
town. As soon as I heard -- -- -
I than taking care of appetites received Presidential Unit Citation
the news I stopped writing and hand grenades climbed into one of partant
went all around town telling every- : the marine fighter planes and concealed and the old Navy deal involv- ribbons for service with "Black

body on the street the good news. I Kt19IoUI1( I II himself. His mission was No ing umpteen special copies connection of everything between"these ? Cat" squadrons VP-11, VP-52 and
Then I had to call home and con VP-34 in the Southwest Pacific.
with to wait until the plane was in two events, so to take first Between them these three squadrons -
verse my wife on the subject
1 1I 1I flight, then destroy the plane, pilot things first-(who cares about are credited with destroying

HAROLD P. EVELYN, S2c, Ak- mt .eL and himself, logging hungry out on--leave"-fevven's, frlnstance sake, ifshe's 300,000 tons of Jap shipping.

ron, Ohio: I I Those cited for service with
I "But the Jap's plan failed, said .whot am I saying, me with ten
I was sitting in the barracks VP-11 were: Joseph R Buscio
I SGT. ROBERT BARB I Barr, "for this particular plane extra pounds already and no leave
playing cards and E. Kline
ARMlc ARMlc
of ,
talking work I ; George ;
since boot campMWell !!1. :
When I heard the news it didn'tseem Guam was no paradise when was alerted and didn't go out with .I Harry F. Kousbroek, AMMlc: ; Fer-

true because it happened too Master Technical Sergeant RObert the regular flight. Several hours now about the galleY-I.I. dinand Lago, AMMlc; Arthur A.
quick. Guys started to dress and later one of our pilots climbed into things have been Lilley, ARM2c; Neil M O'Quinn
j M. Barr first saw it. have
go to the beer garden. I still the cockpit to write a letter. He and several somethings new I AOM2c; Wallace A Petersen
wasn't convinced. We then checked The Salt Lake City marine an heard a light tapping noise, and been added. The entire mess hall I ARMlc; Andrew F. Sellers, AMM-

with the station police, but they engineering crew chief with a marine suspecting that something was details :are. now bang 'handled' "."by 3c; Jay E Smith, AOMlc, and
hadn't heard anything, so I just fighter squadron, landed on wrong he got out of the plane in ,W -, Ir.l.j. ./ '''; r1'itwJs .EWandrel, AMMlc.
went back to my duties. Guam four days after the first marine I a hurry." !

invasion forces hit the beach "There was a terrific explosion,"
J. P. EVERETT AOMlc, Way- In July last year. I continued Barr. "The Jap was Chapel Weddings

cross, Ga.: i "Our planes didn't come in un- killed outright but the force of theI' SALTY HUMOR FROM I The folUwlaff weddings were me.I ..
I was in my sack and didn't til a week later when the airstrip explosion was expended downward I darted at the Mation rhapflm .
THERE
HERE AND
I II I April {It Levl t.laier Arekart a know till next day !I was secured," said Barr. "In the and the plane received only slight Pkyllu JttH McCan..(k; faal W,
meantime we helped bring in sup damage The tapping sound was (' Hartawirk and Itorothy r:lira Brawn.
CLYDE NETHERLAND I Nevr Wrinkle I' April Zi: All... Man.Iirld Ar..ld and
,
S/Sgt., plies and worked on bomb disposal the Jap knocking the top off the .
1\ Carolyn lUbbiaa. Z7t (iif.I
April
Simpson, La.: A sailor and a girl were out I a.ey
I squads. grenade. I I ford L. Andrroen and Jlrlrn Il.wnI
I was in a downtown bar whenI "We lived in tents without decks I Said Barr, "From what I've seen driving. They came to a quiet spotin I llrnlry. April 28: Buford ):lawrth
first heard the news. I didn't the country and the car stopped. Skinner and Katherine 1)ay; 'illiam
and in the rainy season it got pretty of the I'd it's to be
Japs '
say going .ronr Sinirrr, Jr., and Jane f
feel if it "Out of the bluejacketsaid. arry;
as was and gas
really
over nasty," Barr continued. "I was I plenty tough to beat them. They'llkill r Ie.sld N. PalnrUr and Marian 5J.iae.iarvmr .
.
later found out it wasn't. The bar I on Guam only five months, but' themselves before they'll give ( ; Edward: Jchn S..tk..akl and
closed, so I went to several others The girl opened her purse and Larlllr M. linrh; Robert George Ser-
made be-
many Improvements were [ up. rar and Mary A. fitttrmbfTftr. April
all pulled out a flask.
closed
They were I
or
closing I fore I left. From what I hear | Sgt. Barr spent 15 months over- "Wow!" exclaimed the sailor, 191' KuNftel C. Marti. and Patricia Purl
from the boys there now I wouldn't Presidential!! ".n, April 39: :Martin F, Irrdtrirk
: A, C. WEATHERLY, Pfc., gum- I seas and wears the "what is if""Gasoline and Marian Jean Barr; Gal Jara and
ter S. C.: know the place. They seem to |I Unit Citation for his work with I I ," replied the girl. Billir Rae (Sate,. May Si Artkar K.brrt -
have all the comforts of state-side the marine fighter squadron on trlile and Mary Francra "'dy.
I was on liberty when the rumor 'I -- I
out about the life. I Guam. He is now stationed at I she said "and we'll
O came ending of the No IllusionHe I go home and
Although his fighter squadron MFOTUI> at the Jacksonville "
war in Germany, and didn't even have a few drinks. The moral
Is that girl's dress torn,
hear about it until never encountered Jap infantry Naval Air Station. : or I' of this is if stick
I got back Monday I ? I' story you around
am seeing things I
morning, units they were harassed by Jap I This is Barr's second tour of long enough, some woman will
He II: Both
---.--.....-- snipers. Citing the fanatacism of duty at this base. He was here : come along and drive you to drink.
I -----
the Barr recalls an incident !
Jap
about two at NATTCen.
Omaha (CNS) Meanest man in years ago
!
town is the unidentified lowlife that happened at his base. While in training there he met and With a :Moral, let Xo Jacksonville Charter

who swiped a steak from a local As best the story can be pieced married a Jacksonville girl-so II The sailor waited on the corner. Overheard at a mainside dance:

icebox, later, returned the bone together from the remaining evi- he's doubly glad to get back to Along came a gorgeous creaturein I, "And furthermore, that Is NOT one
only. dence, a Jap sniper loaded with Florida. I a convertible. "Hop in, sailor," I I I of the Four Freedoms."
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I. .. Male Call by Milton. Caniff. creator of "Terry and the Pirates; YOU Never KnOW Where the- Front- Is .


WOW-THAT TOE OLD YBAH-REMEMBER > -; NES 7E X U ACTUALLY

OUTFIT IS BUSTED UP, THAT RAID WHf N -< ) *- HECE-FUNSy, HE V HIM ... NE A111crNEVEh ENJOYED YOURSELF OH THAT CAAIPM3' TOP'/ .

1 HATE TO LEAVE THE HE 6RA38EED THEM gEUEeiN-BUT EVES |PKOCESS/M'/ DID SAY WIIEZE HAVE SOMETNTN'F'E WHILE /ME AN' THE KIPS: wAS $TOJ(5<3UN' b

SAE NE WAS TlO KRAUT MACHINE SINCE WE 00TON THE BOAT JHEHE'S HARDLY LIVED..COUGHS ON HIS /WIND... GET ALCWi3/.Vt>D KNOW PONT XaJJWOTKfR

i Lh (t, gar HE KNEW ; JUNNEKS WITH HIS BEEN SOKTA QUIET. SAID A AINT EVEN SAVIN' WELLTIIERE GOES MEN yac AGE 60TPlHAft5E?? THEY BEEN

HIS BUSINESS... BAl e NANDS... \ wo ,... 30OD-B>E TO A FIGHTN'MAN! BACK HfoCE },1A ''N' COO MONEY, WHILE/ / X:>U

. t oSJDY.. WAS TRYIN'O 8E A HERO! AN''SPEAKlN'

It' OF /MONEYS' WHEeE; THAT ALLOTMENT. BEEN?

I IIlj I HAVEWY HAP A CHECK SINCE/ WE M:>VW!'

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Public filiations Ofl\\('", Itoom 221
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The JAX AIR NEWS: If published weekly at the U. S. I $& %&& '
Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Flo, Ida, by the Public' = ::: &
Relations Office at no expense to the government. Copies .'___ a .
ate diililbuled free ot charge at the Naval Air Station, .
the Naval Air Technical Training Center the headquarters l ,, I j
of the Naval Air Operational Training Command Naval t I Day
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Auxiliary Air Station seen Cove Spring: Naval Auxll- I t''Re _
lacy Air Station Cecil Field, the Nwal Air Gunners' School, 1 Hy :MierlilanV.; Bell M., CbC, I'SXRI '
he U. S. Naval Hospital, the Naval Auxiliary Air Station' )
Municipal No. 1. and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station I I The Apostle Paul must have been thinking tif a

.. Mil>'KM L __ mother when he wrote "Inive 1 IH very patient very

Hear Admiral Ralph E. Daxlvon USNChirp kind. Love 1 know no Jealousy, love make. no pM-
nt Natal: Air Operational Training
f ;.:: -- I rade, give INelt no air, U never rude, never selfish,
Captain Herbert E. Officer Regan, I'SNCommanding | never Irritated never reentfiil; love" 1 li never glad

Jacksonville, Naval Air Station 1 when other go wrung love I I" gladdened by goodnes -

to always eager to believe
Captain Joseph B. Lunch USNR alway..low rvlovne|
Commanding (offlier the best alwa.vn hopeful, alxxaj patient l ixenever
Naval Air Technical Training Center
disappear" If there hi H been anyone who
CM-tln John J. Malley (MC), USN
Officer has revealed thene attribute of perfect 'love It !IMlieen <<

.' Commanding. hospital L a niiilher who "\- Iren.re" wiirli feeling toward
f
Colonel Martin J. Kelleher USMC: (Ktt.) her children.
Commanding Officer That I I.. the vision of what perfect mother
Marine BurrackiCommander ,
''I should I.... However, it we are to III" honest wild
Ktlwuid K. Dolecek. USA
Commanding Officer. jl i .uirselxe*, we know that "limeInnlh"fIII have not
i Naval Air l unne..' :School lived iii| to this fine tribute and (lie tragedy' tit, an

Commander Kiank T. (\11 bin. L'SN iiiihiipp home IIHH been the reniilt. Hut surely we
Commanding Officer Kind of mot Her and that t t.v.pe "r
IIIOIhl,1 I that a
Naval Auxiliary Air Station (;teen Cove Springs
a home are not In u majoritj. There are too many
Commander Michael P. Bnnii.iiioUch, L'SN I
Commanding Ol fleer line nun' and daughter; and .t hey i-ontrudlct such Hl )
Naval. Auxiliary All Station, Cecil Field
lenient.l I'priKht young men ant. women reveal
Commander Salem A. van Exeiy.;; Jr. J
and if ,
Commanding Officer 1 I the I>IK l>Kri>Mii.l from which they come that
Naval Auxllluiy Air Station Municipal No. 1 |Uur.'iinil poKHecned. u deep spiritual love betweenpiirentH

Commander M. P. Merritt USNR.! l the children li.<.lo.i> that tine spirit In I heir
Commanding Officer
3 Naval Auxlllaiv Air Station. Ma)port Ii, III"
Roland Hu.veM" t the great negro lenor wrote aboutliis
Lieut. Col. William T. F.'on, USMC (Ret.)
Officer -- the and Inspiration ut
Commanding ni.itlii-r, ohms wax Htrength! >
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe
c his entire III... One lime, at the height/! of his career,

mateilxl.JAX AIR Republication NEWS receives of credited Camp Newspaper mailer prohibited Service SAN FRANCISCO he VXHH in London, .Inking, IK-fore the King, and hi.
without peimlsklon ot CNS. '\ur Department, lOS E. old mother, who was on her deMthlied In the Culled
1 42nd St.. N. Y. C.Corn Au P.tI: iluul; :Mute; knew that she would not see hem MUI Hiliin
in this Ii It'. In that piiit she wrote these words,
and the NavyNaval In the great arena of international politics ours i is a still, ":-1111; .xi'ii are I the coiiliiiiialuiii. ot nit Vou rant
small voice. But servicemen have been urged! to take an I do me nit good when I'... dead. ...."' rememlier. thi,
the next few ; ji-ii are the contiimalii ..f toy desirehen I KH: ,
personnel during interest in the problems of peace so we would like to raise
best in r IH
it ) ull've lHen dutiful, all the me goingto :
weeks" and months are going to have to go our small voice enough to reaffirm principle which has duiihle up In you and !Iwe..me M bulwark <.r

through the unhappy experience of standing demonstrated a disconcerting tendency to become submerged strength.1 "
in the and Tbe continuation of nit deoire-that i is whatever
swirling sea of thought counter-thought
aside i while more than two million Army men ; )- true mother xxlshes I her chlUlren to lie. II IsUiis'inler
surrounding the United Nations conference in San Francisco. .
trade their sad sacks for a natty new department |>retutioii of Hie and of saciitlce Hint iimUrHmother
i The principle is a basic one : It is that any wield organization love Hie finest 4'\lit.r| giving and shar.
store suit and hop a streamliner to that in order to succeed, must incoiporate some kind Jill that the world 1
good old carefree civilian existence-and this : ot machinery for future change in the relative rank, influ- who attempt to be the continuation of his" or .leer
mother' love will lie ahle to create Hull line M latiiinslilp -
1 while the Navy is still carrying on a full- ence and representation of its member nations. that Insures (Ihr Christian home and (''''ri_.

fledged, 100 per cent war in the Pacific. The great lesson of history is that the world i is dynamic, I Ilaut society.'I '.
like the living, working, striving people in it. It is not static- 'be greatest: trihule for mothers, tuda.v xxould l I.e
It's going to be tough to take, so naturally like the petrified forest or the pyramids ; it changes and it to end this war and bring. every mother's son and
there have been good slogans daughter home. Let us, IWXIMH message and 11.r'l ,.,, -
a many crop will continue) to change. Any attempt at San Francisco to ..
and gilts, pmt for a complete |Iwacr, leer this isxhat
into explain to us why it's all necessary. impose a present-day status quo on the world of tomorrow the mid here of the world ilesiwriilcly 1\ Kill.

"Two Down-One to Go," \\Vve Still Got a will be like trying to tie up a giant with darning thread ; it God hies* our mothers, who have revealed I tin III.

just won't work.Today t Ilihulfs of patience and kindness of unselfishness,
Job To Do, "Remember Pearl Harbor, "On
the relative rank of the nations of the world is of sn<'ritiee and of love
to Tokyo'ork and Worship "They
I measured by one yardstick : power. And that power is
Started It We've Got to Finish ]It" these
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translated into term of rank and influence by one means :

are all bywords throughout every barracksand force. \\'ar has existed because it has been the "only final,

flight deck-in naval aviation, I irrefutable instrument for transforming lower into intluI I

In fact, most of these phrases have been ence. If the United Nations conference is going to succeed
it'must discover and utilize formula besides force
related so often and with such insistence some by rri.tr.INK (Impel \1".,," K.inl unit Hirmiuttmm. Ate
which this transformation be engineered. And that is
can
tv .
07.W: Hol> 'Communion oniluote by Chaplain
that they have become what many of us like a tough job. Without resort to the acid test of war, potser And leu*

to call "trite." Some of the more sophisti- is a very difficult commodity to measure. I U'HJO! IJ'HIIICI'f''ll.'e caching Chaplain |_. \V. Dmldwn. Jr.

cated of us, with a wise grin and another dragon Power is many things : It is population industiial de- I o'ettoNA: t"t'C "Ikl'Chlll.I"ln l J. D. Sklnnei pree'II. '1.
M.IIV/ the Mothi-i ol JeniixOH ."
our two-hit beer, have felt constrained to velopment scientific ingenuity, political and social ,*>-Sundu> StiKl--Cpe"lai. Sell Ire flit Molhem.

call them "corny." ship, wealth, resources, strategic location, national leader-I IKIO-U. S. :Natal' hospital l Clwpljln J. A. Craig
and intelligence. Not only is it difficult to measure, caching.

Sure they're trite and corny, but did you is even more difficult to transform into something (' 1015annul putuhlnii.; /Dlvine'seielce-'hapialn"Mnklnii Menuii..." S.1'. Bell

ever stop to think how words get that way ? like representation on an international security body. NJlo-"MoI O' Mine"-'ful1p.klnll.. ARM'! '.

It's because they're repeated over and over Yet to ignore the possibility of shifts in the di trihu- I ]hell lU\) .Chilkllun Sen Ice at Science PH"nllitt'Service. Chuplalji(Mini 11 Chapel K. V.)Blown.

tion of world would be to squelch 1'1' ('I\'hlnK"i
and over again. It's because they're said power permanently stick I
soI 1'HiOSenlie! Me.n'* ('hllelan' luxtie
often that everyone knows what they are and I' potentially great nations as India Brazil Australia China i :Sonj; lent mid. Mollien' Ddy1'iOKinm.. .
.
i and even Java. To attempt to straight-jacket the destiniesof I[Ikulir' ( hiprli" Mutt In Nerd md Hirmimlmil .'If"'".
what they mean. It's because they're so obviously these growing nations in the status quo of 1945:) would be OXi.iO-M".N.: -MIt...

true that it's "clever" to some- OUU-- >lu...
seeds
say to sow the of future war, world organization or no I lUh-Mt )

thing t'lse-to be "different." world organization.To 17
Truth is always trite-even "corny." Liescan't try to impose the world of today upon the world of ([hrl.lU ,n..iesrt. frrtlrtl! MwAtraur. Basd sad Birenirskair

tomorrow would be as unfair and dangerous as it would have 1100- Smull ,'hlll>el.
get that way because they cannot be been to set international 1 I..ltt'r lUt nrisl.t !smell! ('1..1.l earlier .! .'1 ...Ii" rsdleireniaahrm
up an security organization in, say, ,
repeated\ endlessly without someone catchingup 1 1895), which would have permanently given; Spain and Italy 1900- Muluul meeting (\1'ednredr) ).
'rxtUh KrlliiouD srrtli-m std Krll..wklilt llwvii.riltlu .
with them-and blasting the myth. more influence-and more votes-than either the United ) 1813! -Small Chapel, Mumln and Hli mlnlihl'rn.' .

Okay, so the slogans are tiue. What does States or llussia. Today the United States is one of the I 'ruemlay: Mwlnslde., q'l-l\iO-: : : > 'haplal.._' Olfle*. 'NATTC. "

that ,mean ? That means you ought to be Big[ Three powers of the world. \Ve have arrived, but 'I'uerNAfl4d.' 17XMh.W-" {'h.u.luln' 01111.... Yellowutt\ ,

glad) you can stay in the Navy long enoughto I stepping stones were the Ievolutionary: the spaniSh-I Klmt Thursday"! ol earn month 17UOI8.W. Chnplaln' (N
American War, the WorldVars I and 11. fIAAS.: Cuen ('ot a Spill*. a
settle this Japanese thing and for all. !Second 'IhniHtliiv of null month, 16:10-111\.1: \ flr.uilrll: !
once The final of the KiM.ni, NAAS.: .
test sincerity of the San Francisco Ala> |>oit.
If we relax now you know as well as the sloJ : I delegates will be in whether they incorporate machinery for I hint I'huiniliiy of each month; 1:>o'I6I:*), Chapel' J.*

n-makers know that the Japanese nation change: in the charter of their international security organ-,

will take a big deep breath, dig their tleats ization. .If they do not it will indicate that they have deserted Air-Viewing the NewsAt

their high ideals in favor of a cheap world. police force
in the cinder track of history, and he off for time Hitler's still not
press body was .
serving the interests of the that
)powers happen to be on t
another spurt.If If their bund.! It's )probably' MJ ashamed l of its forner '-
top: today. objective turns out to be nothing more .
we keep at it now it means we can relax hart: an attempt to l keep) ambitious comers off the genteel connection that it's liidinjr.

stain for the rest of our )lives-and our : preserves of international easy street then the c con ....

children's lives, too. So cockan ear in the ference is doomed to failure, and we might better repine Now that Gel many has quit, the Impel )b J
Japanese Navy has and faithJ'u.IIJr .
direction of the slogans-theie's a good our[ confidence in a powerful postwar Army and Navy. only one good
to which it can always ttun-Davy Jones.
thought behind them. Let's Match them. j I'"I *

With Jan: \I\ln ours the allies are now
i in ,
A congressional'! committee recently announced am clear in my owy mind that l as an em-ntial/ ) factor well" along, that famed! ")tunll to Mandalay] "

the sugar shortage will) "soon' get i I i the maintenance of peace in the future, wt /must have uni-1 That I Signpost: ought to be changed twrix|

worse We can't understand how this can't' ,r-rsal military training alter this war."-Franklin loure-r: j arily, )however-1ipilt now t\lIl'osuls lead to
with the Ol'A[ much "'lt. I
be true, raising so : I'Tokyo.

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QUESTION: Many people

A.. thought the war was over the

U night of April 28 when a pre- ,

mature report of VEdaycame iWI

over the radio. What ii'Ik! -

were you doing that Saturday

night-did you celebrate or

did you take the news with 'a u

grain of salt?


STANSELL IL EVERETT, Sic, :
High Springs Fla..
I was peeling spuds in the gal
ley when I heard about it; thenI

didn't mind peeling spuds so .
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much. It I had been in town whenI
A I'OPULAU SPOT for lovers of fine music, the recorded music
have heard celebrated.the news I would really library located between All-Saints' and St. Edward's Chapels has

been redecorated and furnished attrattltelj: thanks to the W'I1'areand
Public Works Departments and the Chaplain's Office.! Selecting
JOSEPH STRYNKOUSKI, Pfc., records from the new album In the picture above are Doris flames,
Hamtramck, Mich.: Lie (left), Lois JJigelow, Sir, Chaplain Sheridan! Bell and Paul Pel-
Well when the news came overI -
tier, Sp\\lc.
was writing a letter-it made me ; Connoisseurs of good works ulll enjoy the following new record
stop writing. It was something I "Step to the rear, please, ,plenty ol' room in bacH'Main"side purchased during May: Concerto No. 3, Rhapsody on a Theme of

o that I didn't expect iMganinl, Kaihinanlnoif; Symphonies No. 3 and No. 4, Song of Destiny -

Brahms; Symphony No.9, Beethoven; Russian Easter and
PAUL HOSPER. S2c, Pittsburgh I ctieheruzade, Rhnsky-I orsalo\'5 Symphony In B-flat Chanson;
Pa.: Nocturnes (Clouds, Festivals and Sirens), DeBussy; Twentj-four
I was working in the galley at l Preludes, Chopin; The Mouldan,. Smetana; La False, Ravel; Classical
the time and didn't know about it Symphony, Peter and the Wolf, ProKofieff; Trio in B-flat, Schubert;
until the next day. I also miscellaneous music of Wagner and Sibelius. The music! roomis

open all day and every evening until 2200. _

ERNEST L. POSTON, S2c,
Tampa, Fla.: ,
I was already celebrating anyway Movie Schedule 23 Enlisted Men

I had a date that night and 1y
was feeling no pain, so I didn't Today-"GENTLE ANNIE" James Craig, Donna Reid. A Western And One Officer
even hear of it before Sunday a little off the beaten track, that promises to please those who enjoy

action pictures. Win Decorations
WILLIAM E. ST. AMANT, S2c, }'rlday-"l\IeUnER HE SAYS: ," Fred McMurray, Marjorie Main.A .
River Rouge, Mich: combination of force, comedy and suspenseful mystery hilluulies Continued from Page 1
At the time I was in the bar- on the rampage with murder as a hobby.
racks and we were arguing as to Saturday and Sunday-"CONf'LICT.M Humphrey Bogart, Alexis in life rafts for three days In Jap

how soon it would all be over. I Smith. A new' picture, no review available, just string along with waters before they were rescuedby

couldn't quite believe the news Bogart. another PBY.Citation. 1
because!I thought it came too sud I l\londa-It'IGIITISG GUARDSMAN," Anita Louise, Willard Winners
denly.C. Parker Out of Alexander DumaV immortal story, onto the screen
big events taking place The remainder of those deco-
Mighty
In all Its glory-based on Dumas' "The Companions of Jehu.
E. LEACH, JR., AMM3c, Tuesday and Wt'dnesday-ttlILLOW TO POST," Ida Lupino, Sidney In the WAVES minimum area of fanfare these days anda rated at the Saturday ceremony,

Providence, R I.: Greenstreet. A comedy about a lady oil pipe r.alesmanho manages with maximum a of importance, for which was held on the "beach"between

I was writing a letter at the to go from one hilarious situation to another what two things could be more im- VPB2-#1'8 two hangars,
-- -- ----
USO in town. As soon as I heard of Presidential Unit Citation
partant than taking care appetites received
the news I stopped writing and ...... I hand grenades climbed into one of and the old Navy deal involving ribbons for service with "BlackCat"
went all around town telling every- 1TI. the marine fighter planes and concealed of everything?
umpteen copies
VP-11 VP-52 and
body on the street the good news. Jt1qloUI1 I, himself. His mission was No special connection between squadrons Southwest, Pacific
the
VP-34 in
Then I had to call home and :
verse with wife the con to wait until the plane was in these two events, so to take first Between them these three squad-
my on subject. about
i flight, then destroy the plane, pilot things first-who( cares rons are credited with destroying
logging out on leave, rinstance, if
300,000 tons of Jap shipping.
HAROLD P. EVELYN, S2c Ak- and himself. she's hungry- -few en's sake,
ron, Ohio: 71SGT. "But the Jap's plan failed," said vvhot am I saying, me with ten Those cited for service with
I was sitting in the barracks VP-11 were: Joseph R. Buscio
ROBERT lURK I Barr, "for this particular planewas extra pounds already and no leave
E. Kline ARMlc
playing cards and talking of work 'since boot camp!), ARMlc; George ;
When I heard the news it didn't Guam was no paradise when alerted and didn't go out with i Harry F Kousbroek, AMM1c; Fer-
seem true because it happened too Master Technical Sergeant Rob- 'the regular flight. Several hours I Well, now about the galley- dinand Lago, AMMlc: Arthur A.
'quick. Guys started to dress and I later one of our pilots climbed into things have been different lately Lilley, ARM2c; Neil M. OQuinn
go to the beer garden. I still ert M Barr first saw it. the cockpit to write a letter. He and several somethings new have AOM2c, Wallace A. Peterten
wasn't convinced. We then checked The Salt Lake City marine, an heard a light tapping noise, and been added The entire mess hall ARMlc, Andrew. Sellers, AMM3c -

with the station police, but they engineering crew chief with a ma- suspecting that something was details are"Q now, bring handled' ..l by- : ; Jay E. Smith, AOMlc, and
hadn't heard anything, so I just rine fighter squadron, landed on wrong he got out of the plane in WAVES Itli"l/\nJs. .E. Wandrei, AMMlc.-
went back to my duties.J. Guam four days after the first ma- a hurry." 1.-

rine invasion forces hit the beachin "There was a terrific explosion," Chapel Weddings
P. EVERETT AOMlc, Way- July last year. continued Barr. 'The Jap was ,
cross, Ca: "Our planes didn't come in un- killed outright but the force of the' SALTY HUMOR FROM The following weddinja were e.-

I was in my sack and didn't til a week later when the airstripwas i explosion was expended downwardand HERE AND THERE '.dieted April a ill t the Levi Station Inter: chapels Arehart and
know till next day secured," said Barr. "In the the plane received only slight Pit)m* Aril' MeCanonck: J'aal W,
meantime we helped bring in supplies damage. The tapping sound was j Hart**irk and l,.rvtky Hlea Krown.
CLYDE NETHERLAND, S/Sgt., and worked on bomb disposal the Jap knocking the top off the New WrinkleA April 22: Aliaon Mansfield Arnold and
Carolyn Itobbini. {7 Gifford
Nancy April : -
sailor and out,
a girl were
Simpson, La.: "
squads. grenade. I* Aaderaen and Helen Slows
I I driving. They came to a quiet spotin 1 .... .
was in a downtown bar whenI "We lived in tents without decks Said Barr, "From what I've seen .1.' April tti Hi ford lUworth
first heard the the country and the car stopped. !skinner sad Katkeriao ])ay{ William
I didn'tfeel
news. I and in the rainy season it got pret- of the Japs I'd say it's going to be "Out of ," the bluejacketsaid. Grover Singer, it, and Jane Carey: ;
as if it was really over and ty nasty," Barr continued. "I was plenty tough to beat them. They'll gas .....Id N. ralmeter and Marian lo4w.<
later found out it wasn't. The bar (.arter; Edward: John' Mafkowtkl and
five months but kill themselves before
Guam they'll giveup"
only
on
closed, so I went to several others. I The girl opened her purse and Lnrille M. lack; Rebut George Ser-
made be- I II
many Improvements were : rar and Mary A. UeiiMteBberger. April
out flask."Wow1" .
I pulled a
They were all closed or closing fore I left. From what I hear I Sgt. Barr spent 15 months over- I 29 i RUIIII.I ('. Martin and Patrieia Pearl
exclaimed the sailor, '
( 1 30 1 Frederick
from the boys there now I wouldn'tknow and the PresidentialUnit rM'r: 1lt.r
seas wears ;
A. C. WEATHERLY, Pfc. Sum- I I "what is it? and Jeaa Jonea and
the place. They seem to Citation for his work with "Gasoline," replied the girl. Hillle Rae Outer. May 9: Artknr Kob-
ter S. C.: have all the comforts of state-side the marine fighter squadron on ret Cride and Mary tranrei! tidy
I was on liberty when the rumor I
liCe Guam. He is now stationed at she said "and we'll home and
O came out about the ending of the No IllusionHe go
Although his fighter squadronnever MFOTU) at the Jacksonville have a few drinks." The moral
war in Germany, and didn't even
I II : Is that girl's dress torn, or
encountered Naval Air Station.
hear, about it until I got back Monday Jap infantry I am I seeing things ? I of this story is if you stick around
morning units they were harassed by Jap I This is Barr's second tour of long enough, some woman will
He II: Both
-----'- i4- snipers. Citing the fanatacism of I duty at this base. He was hereabout I ____ i come along and drive you to drink.
Omaha (CNS)=Meanest man in the Jap, Barr recalls an incident two years ago at NATTCen. I
town is the unidentified lowlife that happened at his base. I While in training there he met and With a Moral, let No Jacksonville Charter

who swiped a steak from a local : As best the story can be pieced married a Jacksonville girl-so I The sailor waited on the corner. Overheard at a malnslde dance:
icebox, later, returned the bone together from the remaining evidence ''''I' he's doubly glad to get back to Along came a gorgeous creatureI : "And furthermore that IS NOT one
; only. I' a Jap sniper loaded with I Florida, I a convertible. "Hop in, sailor," I of the Four Freedoms."


I .. Male Call --- --- fcy Milton i; Can iff, creator -of;"Terry-and the-Pirates'-- ----YOU Never KWh th-; Front Is .


MOW-THAT THE OLD YEAH-IZEhtEMBEZ FUNNY ABOUT THE VEAH-AIL\ liES GETTP 'OFF JrmiT AIN'TLIKE So O-VDUCE BATC. I SUPFDJE XJ AalJALLY

OUTFIT ,& gUSTED UP, THAT KAIP WHEN 5AI.QE- WAS ALVVAVAn fiH$ *- HERE-FUNNY, NE NIV1... NE MUST ENJOYED VOOKSELF OK THAT CAMPING TRP
L HATE TO LEAVE THE HE GRABBED THEM BELLEZIN l'- BUT EVEC IPROCESS/M'/ NEVEJZ 010 SAY ftHECE NAVE SOY1EWM' WHILE ME AN' THE KIDS WAS fTKOG&JH' TQ

; SAt 6F...NE WAS TISO KKAJT A1ATHWSSUNNEKS SINCE WE COT ON THE FOAT JHE HAKPLVHE NE UVED.. GOi.LY NE ON 1 HI* /A1INP... GET ALON5/.VGU KNOW PONY >01,-nI-'T OnlE K
t TOUiW, 80T HE KNEW ( WITH NIS '$ PEEN JOCTA QIIIET/ SAID AWOEP..J A'NT!' EVEN *AVIN VJELLTI1ERE 63ESGOODS MEN YOLK AGE GOT PtCMK3ES? THEY PEEN

NIS SU7rNE$ ... gAZE Ne>;; ... >E lb AFIOHTIM'/VIAN'/ SACK ICE AWKIN'' GOOD A10NErVHILE KU
. I bOBOD'Y.; .. WAS TIZYIN'/ 1b BE HECO'1' AN'SPEAKW
I OF /MONEY: IYHECE; THAT ALLOTMENT SEEN?

wf I HAVEVt HAP A CHECK.: SINCE WE MOVE0J!

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Editorial Oilier


Public Administration Inflations hxtenslon Annex Of I Ice, UUlg.Kooin 8543: 954relephiHie 221 Camp Blanding Nine On Station Sunday .:'.


Nasal' The JAX Air Station AIR NEWS:Jacksonville U published, Floildj.weekly by at the the Public U. S. ,...

.' at expense to the amel nment. Copies
Office no
Relations rn. dUtilbutvd five of charge at the Naval Air Station I After a pre-season period of uncertainty, during which the squad was a question

the Naval Air Technical Training Ttatntng Center, the Command lleadquatteiftcl Naval mark, the Station Fliers have been unveiled as a well rounded baseball crew capable of tak- "
Air Operational : i ';
Naval ,
the
Auxiliary Air Station Gieen Cove Springs, Naval AuxllIsiy big care of themselves in the tests to come this summer in the Victory league. ,ID "

U.Air S Station Naval Cecil Hospital Field the the Naval Naal Auxlllaiy Air Gunners'Air !School Mutton' By four ames out of as many starts, the Fliers have served notice they will give the li
Hit -- ---- ---- ---- -
Munlclruil No.: 1. and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station sharp Camp handing All -- -

MII>'|>oit __ I Post club a rassle for the! I Fliers and to be Camp a humdinger Blanding is It expected is Lawson Little Isn't

K 'ar Admiral Ralph K Davlson! USN title. Paced by Hal Field at 1430.
league
Chief nl Naval Air Opeiatlonal mining scheduled for Mason Speaking Terms
Wagner, former Boston Red Last week the Fliers blasted
Cuplaln Commanding Herbert E. Officer Reaan, USN Sox catcher the Blanding aside Chason's Dairy, 9 to 2, and With Golf NowThe

Naval: Air Station' they notched win No. 4 Sundayby
Jacksonville rated the
doughboys are as besting Mayport, 21. name of Lawson Little was

Captain' Joseph B. L nth, USNR favorites. No match for the versatile navy identified with golf before the war
Commanding Officer Resultingly, Sunday's game nine, Chason's club was held in almost as closely as ham is with
Naval Air Technical :training Center aboard the Station between theWeight leash by Phil Miller The sailof eggs or gin with a Tom Collins,

Ct'tln John J. O OffleerlC), USN southpaw ,distributed eight hits but the 1940 National Open champion

U.Commanding'S. Naval 1'HOsPltat and helped win his own game in says he's a total stranger on
at' the second inning by pasting a the fairways today. '

Colonel Martin J. Kelleher. USMCKM.) I rx triple into rightfield with the bases Little, now a navy lieutenant, attended
Commanding Officer a NAOTC War Bond Con
Marine' Barracks full.Bill !
Bule permitted the Fliers ference here last Friday and he
Commander Edward k.:. Dolecek. es=,,' 52f only seven safeties, but he walked parried all questions about golf.

Na8Air Commanding Gunnt'Officer...' School the same number of batters. Mil "l'e been away from golf for
ler's three-bagger brought in a "
w two yearn, the burly pre-war
Commander lank 'T. COI'bln, USX 1 r trio of tallies and Coach Charley titleholder alil. "Why, I've only
Command Officer Gehringer iced the verdict by lacing plated nine holes since last An- +
Air Station, seen l Cove Springs v
i ; Naval Auxiliary
out a double that brought gust."
Commander Michael P. B K,.l.movlch, USNCommanding : ) .4'iU t1 I home two runs.Maypoit I 7\j
oillcir It Isn't that Lawson Is apathetic "* '
the Fliers unexpectedly ,
Naval, Auxlllaiy Air Station, Cecil Field I I stiff gave resistance in a game towards the game In which he won y

Commander Salem A Van !:\ery. Jr. that developed into a herculeanpitcher's fame. "I'm Just too busy," he as
'
Commanding Officeri k p' serted. 'I just have Sundays to
( war. Walter Wilkins of
a Naval Auxlllaiy Air station. Municipal No. 1 and I'd rather }
myself spend them ,
Mayport and John Seidwitz of the
'. Commander M P Men.lit. USNR.;; x try j j Navy both turned in beauts, al- with my wife and three" children .
Commanding Olfleer _" than at the golf course. a'
lowing only three blows each.
II
All Station M8)pol't
Naval' Auxllldiv v
The only hatters who got any Lt. 'Little is administrative assistant
Lieut Col. WliilanT.. Evan*. USMC (Ret.) mileage out of UllUliih' rationed to the Commanding Off! +

r Aviation nK Detachment OffUerMailne offerings were Hill Jt lars and cer at NAS Hutchinson, Kan, plus y

Service C i Gehringer. A walk, an error, a collateral duties.
The JAX AIR NEWS receive Camp Nevvspaper piohlblted ; dingle hj Gehringer and Do.Mars: The Navy two-striper won the
Hlthoutpet: l miuslonaof rnc of S. Cd i\ air Depuitn: U05 E. two-base clout provided the Station Open at Cleveland In '40, defeating:

i 42nd St.. N. Y. C.Corn with both its runs In the I Gene Sarazen in a dramatic playoff
p first Inning for the crown. ti

and the Navy In the gr I sxe Coach Gehringer, at 42, more Pressed on his plans after the ".
small voice. than twice as old as some of his war, the husky par-buster said

Naval personnel dining the next few interest in tour sailor ball players, collected two "that depend on how old I am
of the three hits garnered off Wil then."
months going to have to go small v'( kins. The former Detroit
weeks and are i Tigers'star
The record low scores posted this !;j
demonstratemerged : a veteran of 19 ,
of standing years ia the '
through the unhappy experience in tl majors with a lifetime batting past season by Byron Nelson and

aside while more than Uvo million Army men I surroundingThe average of .321, still has plenty Sammy Snead to the may fact be that''they''eeased partially attributed ;
hits left in him.
trade their sad sacks for a natty new department I priganization : Besides up some of the courses to
that Gehringer's bludgeoning, save balls from being lost," the big ;
streamliner to JI j jot
store suit and hop a I the most cheering news of the Mr. Little said. "At least they've ,!

good old carefree civilian existence-and this I machiner h'I week was the appearance of Big cut down some of the rough, but ,,;
George Borner on active
full- I ence and rei diamond Nelson and Snead don't go In the :
carrying on a
I still
while the Kais ;' duty. Borner formerly played out "
rough much
The : very J
per cent war in the Pacific. gTe field for Columbus, O, of the _. ,
100 ---
fledged --- -
like the Ii'inlike American Association.The ;

It's going to be tough to take, so naturally the pelt advertised Saturday game i. Marine Deichman"Pj

there Ifave been a good many slogans crop will contiiui' here with Welch Convalescent Hospital
Lifters of Daytona Beach failed to
I
tip to explain to us why it's all necessary. impose pr, materialize when the army broke Hurls 1-Hitter
Still Got will be like the date and stood the Fliers
\\V\e a
"Two Down-One to Go, won't Have Their DayBones Welch will play here later up. The Marine Fighters broke even
just \ in the
Harbor "O 1 1 on the diamond this week
Job To Do, "Remember Pearl season, it was announced. past ,
muscles strained
creaked
\ Today'mC8SLI
I The losing to the strong Camp Bland. "
to Tokyo," "Work and Worship, "They' : d l and barbells were tossed around of Tuesday Victory league standings, as ing All-Post team by 4.3 and win-
:
Finish It" these! like confetti last Saturday at the ning from Mandarin, 20.
Started It-We've Got to translated fi ". Pct
I War Station weight lifting meet stagedat Jar NAS 4 To nxJo Camp Blanding paced by Hal
are all bywords throughout every barracksand i i force. the Malnside pavilion. Camp Blanding :I 0 J.OUO Wagner, former Boston Red Sox
.. nl I ir\'efutable' One of the standout feats of Railroaders :2 1 667 catcher, staged a two-run rally in
__ flight deck in na'% dap1f] rather be ridd<.n \ strength was recorded by Sailor Chason lit bb :1"1 :2 ,00 200:( the ninth inning to snatch victory

on a baseball bat than have that happen. Joe Pitman, mid-Atlantic titleholder Ma)port NAAS 0 6 WO away,. from MF-OTU. Blanding

The "going" or "gone" roll calls numb?rs such swell who "scored 680 points in --W iiot-----, outhlt the Leathernecks, 11 to 8.
fellows_ .. as seaman deuce, !Horace --- the 118-pound d;,,,... Army Lt. Navy Aces Enter :X\U Meet with Woodcock of the army and

r. n. Stranaliaii, a guest entry, Lt. Harry March of Lee Field, i Trotter of the Marines sharing
(The Horrible) Stepp, Softball also plied up 680 point In the former N. of North Carolina star, individual honors by cracking
ChSA) Archie Carter, SpA( ) 165-pound: division. is entered in the Southeastern three blows apiece.

# 3c Julius Hi i iJ 1 ley, SpA)3c( ) Charles Nixon won the 132- AAU track and field meet at Au- Jack Deichman narrowly misseda
Woody Stevens Cpl. Kit Kit- StandingsMajor pound class and J. S. Janiczek burn this week-end So is Alfred not-hit game Sunday when the
y copped top point laurels in the 181 Nicholson of Cecil Field, standoutat Marines blanked Mandarin, 2-0.
trell, Sgt. Bill Short, Sgt. Brad Morning League pound and heavy bracket Northwestern last year Deichman yielded only one hit. ?

Ecklund, Sic Sam Snyder, Sp Fred Shore, SpA)2c( ) and Pete "
(A) Ie Jack Cummins, ChSA VPB TU 2 0 1.000. Delgado, AMlc, directed the meet.
( ) Jack Lucarelli and the A & R 2 0 1.000 Entries included Mike Keravich, I Whatta Man! ;

one and only "Hollywood" Fueh- T 5 ply; 1 1 ..500 Charles Morris, A. F. Sofie, A, R. ___ _
( Toot 1 1 .500 Green, A. T. Long, Frank Lucia,
ling, SpAlc. Commissary 1 1 .500 George Fernandez, R. E. Warren,
We're going to miss those Public Works 0 2 .000 Hal Rosenberg and others tVa
blokes. They contributed not only ShIp' Senlce 0 2 .000 --ii t- (4 1- '
Salvage 0 2 .000
t unusual athletic talent, but their I
Vanni Former Flier S
colorful personalities and whimsi- Major Afternoon League )
calities to the Station sportingscene. Marine Barracks 2 0 1.000Chid' Starring at MemphisEdo
Club 2 0 1.000 ,
Main Galley 2 0 1.000 Vanni, SpAlc( who dec-
I guest one of the consolation VF-5 2 0 1.000 orated .
the outer garden for the
prizes! an enlisted gets out Personnel 1 1 .500
guy -
Dispensary t 1 ,500 Station Fliers last season, is pa-
of being in the service is the top- Dockl-Ferrlt'l 0 2 .000 cing the Memphis NATTC base. u.. '
line friendship you strike up Boathouse 0 2 .000 ball club with a .540 batting aver
and the little things you'll always O. & G 0 2 .000
Garage 0 2 .000 age. Vanni played for the Seattle
remember about 'em. Ralniers before enlisting.The zma *
Perhaps .one of the best liked Minor League NATTC Hellcats surely get
men on the station is Chief Carter Hospital 2 0 1.000 around. The sailors from Memphis
and the PT boys pitched a Main Galley"122"(NS) l t .500 played service clubs at New-

fare-thee-well party for him Saturday Salvage Post Office .500,500ADU port, Ark., Courtland, Ala, and
night to thank him in their O 1 ..000 Dyersburg, Tenn., in the past
own small way. He's strictly an Communications 0 2 ,000 week.

enlisted man's enlisted man.I Officers League _.
'fess up Carter Is one of my Leahy At St. Mary'sLt.
favorite characters. He Is one Inductee Opeperations 2 0? 1.000MFOTU Frank Leahy, former Notre

to whom the stock newspaper l 1 :. Dame coach, has reported for dutyat
00NAO1'C
phrase "accepted for military St. Mary's Preflight after serv- < at> "i
service" properly applies. That's g 2 :.000 ing 10 months in the Pacific,
------
ft phrase describing a process

whereby the navy, marines or It's Sink '
Or Swim If
You Find
army "accepts" a rookie by drop 'ss4 r 4Y
ping a sack over his head to >l
smother his cries for help from his Yourself Dunked In Big DrinkIn )
draft board. But Archie went

along quietly. No one who knows Swimming is one of the most combat HK'H sink or swim, life

him can doubt that the Navy enjoys vital training activities in the or death, for any navy man who

having him around and that Navy, opines Lt (Jg) Jack Smith, gets dunked In the Big Drink. 'i", ,
he'll get a whale ,of a kick out of top rating national aquatic ace. "One of my best friends drowned -- -.,.. j4, tr Q.1 -.:'
the Navy before they part company. Paddling around In a pool and because he couldn't swim," recounts for The Hove Muscle over The Voice' ; The Look and The BOlly and make room if.

splashing in the surf comes under Smith. "lIe gave his. life above "f* Fred Shore JoIpA)2C'( ) who directed the !,
weight
'Writing about Carter reminds the general heading of recreation jacket. away and later he was fiddle built lifting sailor med staged aboard the Station last week The Ua ;,,

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WAVES Athletic BossIs Officer Of WeekContinued 1 Ncivly-Decorated Music Room I


Upped To Looey from Page Three _

danced a jig all over the deck cf ', .... ::
Katheiine Rahl, athletic and his quarters, but finally he was 1 -..' .... )
welfare director for the Station dressed and raced topside. Againthe I'.I "--.. : .. -
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fledged stripes now put In at Tonga for temporary re- ,
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Lt, (jg) Rahl was promoted to pairs. Final repairs were madeat I lor.... :---- ,--:-"'- ::::

lieutenant by the latest alnav. She MISCELLANEOUS A congressional Pearl Harbor, and then the "
I. a graduate of NYU and at. complaint that piofenslonal athletes ire
victims of draft discrimination has Saratoga headed back to the bat-
leqdt'dVooster' College as an un- started a War Department Investiga- tle zones. After stops at Suba

, ( dergrad. tion. Rep. Price (D. Ill.) protestedthat and New Calendonia, they opera
come athletes are being Inductedeven ted out of Numea until 1943
July
--S-: trough they cannot meet physical ,
I requirements Race track supporters when Air Group 12 was picked up.
'NAJTC And T-4 Nines anticipate the 1 Immediate lift of the Next they headed for Efate in

, official government ban now that V-E Day Is the New Hebrides, thence to Es-
Are Off To Fast Start
BASEBALL-Alton Benton, biz Navy piritu Santo. On 1 and 2 Novem.

NATTC and T-4 got off on the dischargee, has pitched three wins for ber they neutralized airfields at
Detroit. Paul Derringer notched Buka and Bonis, and on 5 November
foot in the Inter-Station Twin
right his fourth of the season for the
' baseball league which made its Cubs Vance Dlnges. Phillies'rookie I struck against Rabaul. Eight

debut last week. outfielder' Is slugging 386. Jap ships were sunk by the car-
the Hal Newhouser pitched one-hit ball as rier's planes, but they came back
The standings at end of one
Detroit blanked the Browns, 3-0. much shot
wek of play follow: The Yankees released the veteran Paul pretty up.
Wnner. Olmo of the Dodgers Is "It was terrible to see those
t \1 0 1.000 leading the majors at bat with an aver fellows come back bleeding and
NATTC I
age of .409 The Cards acquired of them lifeless
wounded, some
or.. 1 0 1000 Buster Adams in xa
a trade with the
PhU-
MD NATTC 1 1 500 lies The Craves bought: Pitcher with their arms hanging limp over

A A 'tO KMFC 0 0 1 1 000 000 Bob Logan from Indianapolis Jersey i the sides of the cockpit," the lieutenant --_;
Marine Banaiki: 0 0 ,000Vsa ltins pacing the International' I I commander recalled "The A POPULAR: SPOT for lover of fine music, the recorded music

-- --_. ._- ------ Southern league AsanStandings Atlanta Is ahead In the i remarkable thing about it, though, library located betrteen All-Saints' and St. Edward's Chapels lias

as of Wednesday: ,I is that all the planes were able to been redecorated and furnished attractive!]', thanks to the Welfare
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h)u I lie tic Wins Again AMUUCAN: Lt:.V.I'K land without trouble. and I Departments and the Chaplain's Office. Selecting
\V L Pet Striking again, they neutralized records from the new albums in the picture above are Doris Raines,

A WAVES volleyball squad representing Chicago New York 9 4 6'Y2' Nauru on 19 November, and laterin Vic (left), Lois Kigelow, Sir, Chaplain Sheridan: Bell and Paul Pel
Synthetic and the Main- 30 5 :667 the month supported the invasion -
Detroit II) 5 tier, SpWle.ConnoiMeurs( ) .
643
side defeated Cecil Field there,
of Tarawa. backto
Washington! II 8 .529 I Starting of good works will enjoy the following new records
16-14 16-1 and 15-7. It was the San Francisco 1 December
Philadelphia 7 9 .438 on ,
purchased during May: Concerto No. 3, Rhapsody on a Theme of
1f'second win for Synthetic over Cecil's St Louis 5 8 :.385 after a brief stop at Pearl Harbor
t \J: petticoat sailors. Boston 6 10 .375 they arrived 10 days later. On 2 Pag-anlnl, hmaninoff; Symphonies No. 3 and >o. 4, Song of Destiny -
Cleveland 4 10 ,: 86NATIONAL Brahms; Symphony No. 9, IJeelhoven; Russian! Easter and
--' -- 1944 returned to
--M.--- January, they
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8cht'herwzadt., Rlmioky.lorsakoS'mphony! ; in R-flat, Chausson;
UAGt.tV: the South Pacific via Pearl and
The L Pet took part in the invasion of Ene- Nocturnes (Clouds, Festivals and Sirens), DeBussy; Twentv-four

,f Runway New Brooklyn York 12 4 750 witok. Following brief stops at Preludes, Chopin; The l\Iouldau"li'imetana' ; La Valse, Ravel; Classical

, Continued from Page Six Chicago 8 9 6 6 .571 COO Hobart, Tasmania and Fieeman- Symphony, Peter and the Wolf, ProKofieff; Trio in B-flat, Silinbert;

St. Louis 8 6 571 tle, Australia, they proceeded to also. miscellaneous music of Wagner and Sibelius.! The music roomIs

.If me of the football game last season Cincinnati Boston 6 7 7 8 462 467 Ceylon to report to the British' open all day and every evening until 2200.

'between the Station Fliers and the Pittsburgh': 6 9 400 Far Eastern Fleet for operationsin

rugged Ft. Pierce, Naval Amphibs. Philadelphia ;J ;13 .188 the Indian Ocean. During this 23 Enlisted Men
-- time Robinson
Archie's an accredited college official jumping to avojd I
an impending plane crash, landed'
and he was working the Swatters, A & R in the water and provided a hu I And One Officer

game as head linesman. After he'd mor-packed incident that was

called a penalty on Ft. Pierce, one Set WAVES' PaceThe seized upon and writen up by theship's Win DecorationsContinued

i of the Amphibs' playing officers newspaper.
.
Swatters and A & R have Memorable Day iy 1lE
. rushed up to Carter and indignantly pr from Page 1
I demanded, "How could you even kept their records as clean as Strikes were made against Su- I

Bee that play from this side of the I Dixie cups after three weeks of matra and Java, and then the in life rafts for three days in Jap

field?" play in the WAVES softball Saratoga left for Australia. On waters before they were rescuedby

..... league. The co-leaders have won the day of departure the entire
I
I' "I've got 20-20 v I Hi on, four games apiece with nary a defeat fleet, composed of units of the another PBY.Citation, 1

snapped hack Chief Carter, "and to mar their escutcheon. Free French and Dutch navies as Winners

K you bay one more word" it'll Harrison of the Hospital Nurses well as the British, passed in re- I Mighty big events taking place The remainder of those decorated

: I cost you another 15 )'ard uncorked the lone home run view before the gallant Saratoga. I in the WAVES area these days, at the Saturday

Then there was the time the blasteroo in games this past week As each ship passed, the crew I with a minimum of fanfare and ceremony,

, ; Flier footballers were playing the Standings follow: gave out with, "Hip, Hip, Hooray" I a maximum of importance, for which was held on the "beach"between

: Third Infantry at Ft. Benning, Ga. W' i. Pet. colors were dipped, and the bands I what two things could be more im- VPB2-l's two hangars

A soldier sitting in the press box Swatters 4 0 1000 struck up each other's national partant than taking care of appetites received Presidential Unit Citation

saw Brad Ecklund jog out on the Ilospital WAVES .4: 0 1.000 anthem It was a memorable day, and the old Nay deal involving
1
1 750 ribbons for service with "BlackCat"
gridiron and and he elated this Synthetic '3 1 .750 says Robinson umpteen copies of everything?
VP-11 VP-52 and
:' story about the two-headed marine WAVE Officers :2 2 .500 At Sidney he enjoyed four daysof No special connection between1 squadrons ,
582 A & R :2 2 .500 leave and recreation, and received VP-34 in the Southwest Pacific,
from out west: these two events, so to take first
Hospital Nurses I 3 25O a promotion to lieutenant Between them these three squad
NA1TC 0 4 things first-(who cares about
The University of Oregon fumbled (XX) commander. rons are credited with destroying
04 .000 logging out on leave, frinstance, if
often one Saturday that I&S
so 0 4 ..000It's In June the Saratoga was backin she's few'en's sake 300,000 tons of Jap shipping
hungry- ,
the coach fell off the bench with
Seattle for overhaul
and the
-----i---- Those cited for service with
whot am I saying, me with ten
He his last substitute
lage. signalled officer was granted 28 days lea\e VP-11 were Joseph R Bu c1o.
extra pounds already and no leave
center warm up. It was Sink Or Swim He had
arrived home how-
just ,
since loot' camp'). ARMlc; George E. Kline, ARMlc:
Ecklund. Center Ecklund kept ever, when orders came to return I
Harry F Kousbroek, AMMlc Fer-
Continued From ;
Six
I passing the ball back to a lad on Page to the ship. There he received Well, now, about the galley- dinand Lago, AMMlc; Arthur A

the sidelines. Finally he flipped smoked out and had to go over the further orders to Hawaii. After things have been different lately Lilley, ARM2c; Neil M. O'Quinn
bad the lad's head. side himself." and several somethings new have
a pass over a month of night pilot carrier AOM2cVallace; A. Peteiten
,//II: From the Oregon rooting section Smith-aide to Rear Admiral qualification work there, he came been added. The entire mess hall ARMlc; Andrew F. Sellers, AMM-

came a bullish bellow: "Put him in Ralph E. Davison, Chief of NAOT back to the states' and received details are now being handled by 3c; Jay E. Smith, AOMlc, and

row, coach; he's ready1"My --has been making like a fish since his lea\e. WAVES-22 cooks (rated or strikers Frank E. Wandrei, AMMlc.

.l first bewildered night in the the early 30's. He captained the On 1 September 1944 he was ) and 42 seamen assigned to
, ordered to NAS Jacksonville. temporary mess detail all under I Those cited for service with
navy was spent at Bat racks 930. Dartmouth swimming' team in Upon ,
I almost jumped out of my skin in 1936, with diving from the three reporting here 15 October, he was the general supervision of Lt tjg) VP-52 were John S. Roberts

the wee wee hours of the morning meter board as his specialty assigned as landing signal officerof Jean Marchant. During the three AOMlc; Joseph A Schramm,
I VF No. 5. He was namedC. meal periods, 2100 times each day ARM2c; Ernest Sebesta, AOMlc:
when two sailors came tip toeing The mantlepiece at the Smith
t O. of T-4 on 1 March, and they dish it up, and 'tis darned George E. Sheir, AMM2c; James
in as quiet as a bulldozer. "Sh, home in Columbus, O, is decorated
then switched to his G Stirrup, AMMlc Edwin D
chow too ;
i present posta good they're slinging, If
: sh, don't make any noise, one salt with diving trophies The
couple of weeks ago. you think mebbe it sounds like a Stone, AMMlc; James T. Thomas
admonished his in roaring collection includes
; buddy a prizes for win-
The lieutenant commander was 'ou'd better AMMlc, and George L Thompson
take
snap, a peek at
voice that drowned out all sound ning the national junior title ,at AOMlc.
married to the former Evelyn
the contents of the spud locker
and sleep "you wake somebody Washington D. C., in 1937 the ,
may ,
; Olson of Grand Falls N, D. in
and or have a look into the meat shop Those cited for service with
up. It was "Hollywood" Ohio state title in 1937; the Con
January, 1941. They have two when the electric cutter gets temperamental VP-34 were: Walter G, Smolen
his sidekick, Stepp. necticut crown in 1938-39 the New
; children Jack 3 and one-half
and secures itself with ski, AMM2c, and Ross A. Van-
} I don't know whether Big Bill Jersey title in 1940-41; the New years of age, and Richard who stacks and stacks of chops supposed derkolk, AMM2c.All .

Short originated the line; but it York City and New York State will be 11 days old today The to be ready by 1030. If that those decorated

was a good one, anyway. One evening championship for four years as family makes it's home hue at doesn't quite convince are now attached
you pop to
a bunch of the boys were at a member of the New York Athletic 4555 Polaris Street, Operational Training-
.;4 around to the scullery and visual- Squadron VPB21.
4?: a downtown night spot and Short, Club team; third place In the The energetic young officer ize the hot, long ordeal of clean

a beautiful six-foot-four, 230- national outdoors AAU in 1943, from the wide open spaces likes ing up the hundreds of plates, cups

,, rpound hunk of marine, spied a and others. hunting and fishing best among and eatii' tools! across the street to building 725.

pretty blonde at a nearby table. Last year the springboard artist outdoor sports. Indoors he goes When the big gray Navy truck
The Sarge turned on all his charm took a "business's holiday" in in for carpentry shop woi k. He is Scuttlebutt sez all round the backed up on the ramp bright and

a+ and before you could say "Jax Hawaii, entering the aquatic meet a pipe collector, has 103 that he station that the WAVES are really early Monday morning, it was

Beer" she was sitting with the while there for a week's layover. has gathered from all parts of the doing a 4.0 job in spite of being a practically a case of two objects

boys. He won the islands championship world he has visited. brand new crew tackling a big occupying the same space at the
It makes
"You're a man right after my from the three meter level --li I- proposition. sure sense same time, for as the truck moved
to us: WAVES cooking for
t own heart," purred the sneer; Smith has been diving ever Short Sports Slants WAVES, and the ones being fed back, filing cabinets, fans and furniture -

2 Innocent young thing, looking up since he was a little shaver and appreciating the work of the ones were being energetically
t at Short fawningly at SO he still snoops Into the water Washington, D. C.-Ted c ,Mc- the propelled forward to meet it. All
doing feeding. Hmmmmanybody -
"That ain't all I'm after," replied with the greatest of grace, Grew, the Brooklyn Dodger scout got a pair of scales handy? hands are rejoicing at the change
who discovered Peewee Reese and
from the
w, the although he insists "I just dive much cramped quarters
Sarge. Other
for exercise Pete Reiser, knows good ball play- major change being greeted ,to the'cOI green and white
Yep it was a lot of fun working now. with joyous chanting is the long space
ers when he spots them, but his now allotted. At last
enough room
living and playing with all those He singles out the back one-and- judgment isn't very good in other anticipated, much heralded and i to move around without
clawing a
i
a-half somersault layout and the carefully planned exodus of the administrative
+
guys., respects. Once, for instance, he way through lines and lines of
i But, as one profound WAVE observed forward two-and-a-half as I the left his 6-year-old son in the care offices from 720 persons stacked in the passageways

"men come and go," and most difficult dives to execute He of a couple of umpires. When he At last enough space to get

there are still plenty regular guys experiences little trouble in the returned for the kiddie he learned, at a file cabinet, telephone, or

ill1.Ml' at the PT dept. There's Boston's tricky full twisting forward one- not without dismay, that the boys Housing Units typewriter without feeling as if

Burmester, Tommy Bishop, Alf and-a-half, which is given the high- in blue had taken the manly little you're a quarterback without

Anderson, Pop Smith, Al Reid, Bill est tion.difficulty rating In competi fellow to a burlesque show Due for N A S ball! Even the long suffering a
Host news of the week: Babe
Lee, Joe Brown, Paul Crosby, Fred I MAA's were cherubic with smiles
Shore, Vince Gorguze, Jack Dun- Lt. Smith is an architect by profession Ruth, the well known wrestling Continued from Page 1 I as they trotted back and forth carrying -

tft lap, Jack Harvey, Bill Branden- having attended graduate referee, has decided" to quit. I'm houses and 20 trailers, the latter odds and ends which missed
lefereein' he. "AndI
burg, Nick Carter, Marian You- school at Yale after finishing at through says going by truck.
i ; never want to look at anotherarmpit 45 houses and 30 trailers.All .
? mans, Red O'Quinn, Glenn Chan- Dartmouth. He shipped out in as long as I live." construction will be by private And that ain't all, yet! Since
Roger Dodd Jack Graham January, 1944, serving aboard an the new
cey, Dodgers news: M/Gen Clare contractors working under building will also house
Joe Trosper, and Chief Glenn Hart, escort carrier and the Yorktown. Chennault, who turned in a one- the cognizance of tb.e! Bureau of the athletic gear room) and the

just to mention a few, Smith Joined Adm. Davison's staffin hit shutout for his 14th AAF teamto Yards and Docks. As NAOTC officer linen exchange room, that leavesa

J j I repeat myself, one of the fin the Pacific the last June and accompanied open the China season, wouldn't in charge of public works very nice hunk of space fn 720-

est things about the service is the distinguished officer to mind a job with Our Bums when construction, Lt. Comdr. ClaudeB. and guess what? Our own special

guys in It, Underneath these enlisted Jacksonville when he took) over the the war Is over. Wrote he to Friday is supervising the local' ship's service will take over the

1" sad sacks there thumps 40 helm of NAOTC. Hickey: "I am leading I the teamin project. emptiness and fill It Up,with a bigger -

; : hearts and they belong to the best Adm. Davison's favorite sport, batting with a 667 average andI ana better (and complete, even

f' people In the worldthe GI's of Smith says, is hunting' and target wonder if the Dodgers are not me up.' I am looking for a pl-ce down to shoes!) WAVES' Uniform ...1

'. World War II. shooting.) losing a good bet in not signing to settle down in my old ag\" thopl! !



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Civilian Employees' News Mell Jackson Has Charts Explain

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Editorial Offices

Personnel Telephone Relations Extension Office 8885 Bldg. 13 Ambition to Pass Your IVb( ) Rate !

The Civilian Employees News, a two-page section of the Jax Air
News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's Accessory Quota In _
t,, Civilian Employees and is sponsored toy the Efficiency _
Employees' Association for CU1I Service Employees
Officers Official efficiency ratings have
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William. O.J; { j, ; Directors have completed the trial period

George H. Martin, ,. Mell C. Jackson < (one year) and served at least
Frank H. McKmley Donald A. Wood ninety days in their present post
Philip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffie
tion. These
ratings made
DanicJ ft. Whlddon William O. Kincald were as
of March 31, 1945. The final
:.A News Reporting Staff review
Assembly and Repair: of ratings will be accomplished Your original rating Is made

,, !, ''Maintenance ......._..__.._.........._..................Walter Riviere \z by the Efficiency by your Immediate HU per visor.!
Rating
ic } Accessories .........?.........,.,................-........_..................W. T. Martin Committed lie Is the pt'rKOnbo ha the full
Metals, H_......._..-_.................................Thelma Register and a notice of the official knowledge of your day to day
Machines .............__...--...._.._...................................."Slim" Tyler rating distributed to all em job and the manner In which you
Engine Overhaul _..._n......................?..._......_.Oscar M. Spicer ployees concerned about May 15, have fulfilled the job requirement
!Overhaul Control -?_???.........?...........___._Marguerite Steele 1945. *.
i Interim Overhaul ?.....................................................Laura Adams Efficiency ratings are periodic I
Finish & Fabric ........__....................._........?.,....?..Iva H. Griffin evaluations of work performance
Ordnance ...................._....................._.....................N. L Lasswell which indicate how effectively em-
Assembly "B" Shift ..._..?.................._Fannie Ruth Archibald ployees are performing their assigned I
Inspection and Survey: duties and discharging the

Head Reporter,....._..__............._......................Helen M. Styron responsibilities .delegated to them. '
Main Office.............,..._..............................,.......Dorothy S. Sharp Mell Jackson Records of these evaluations make
Engine Overhaul Inspection._.............................Sarah E. Verner "My ambition is to coordinatethe it possible for administrators, supervisors
M&M, Accessories .........._....................._..............Ruth C, Raisch functions of the shops so well and employees to know
Scribes: ...............__........_M....._.,....Frank V. Moriarty that we can exceed our quota in what- progress is being made in
?....._..?..._............................................................Bern I ice Boyle Accessories," were the very de- accomplishing desired work re
Interim Overhaul Inspection..........-.............__......Janie L. Davis termined words of Mell C. Jackson, sults. They serve as a periodic
; Supply Inspection..........._...................___......._...Priscilla Glenn now acting as Shift Supervisor under inventory of the most importantasset
Public Works Department: Lieut. B. H. Marks, Officer- of an organization man )

Head Reporter...........__.........................-...Ethel M. Shanahan inCharge."One power. .
Scribes: ....._?.._...._.?...-._......._?..._...........Ethel Mathews of the most startling The following explains how the
................?............_..._........._._................Louise Abraham changes I have seen take place in efficiency rating is made so that I,
.,,...,........Caroline Howell A & R since coming here in August you may better understand this
I ....................................................................Barbara Faulkner 1941, Is the way women have important part of your personnel p \'ourliupt"nllOr'" rating It
Supply Department: : been able to do a man's job in record: then reviewed by the next highest -

. Head Reporter...........__.........?.....................................Leola Jones I every phase of aviation. When I ranking supervisor hating
'E.: Scribes: .........._.....-...............................:....Flora Funkejistein entered on duty the only womenwe knowledge of your work If
_.....................?._.._.......................-?.............Katherine Sikes I had in the department were there li any difference of opinion
.........?..........?__..?......................?..........Minnie Lee Goodman Fabric Workers, mostly sewing regarding the rating given
............................ ...Bertha Mehlman pn material" Mr. Jackson com- you both ratings are shown
I ::::::::::::: .......... ..... ....::::::::::::::::::::_::::::Clorene K. Rogero mented. He started to work in

...........................................-.................................Marian FulcherMarguerite the C02 Oxygen Shop as an Air-
I ............... .................................................... J. Aboud craft Mechanic General, which at
that time was located in the trade wK
school area. In those days A & R
I Church at 8:00: p.m. Rev. Sanders was just beginning to service P

tUPpLY conducted the candlelight service.[ training planes, and now have expanded -
I Matron of honor was Ruth Brad to such an extent that they R
work on advanced aircraft of the c
ford and Bridesmaids were Selma
most complete type. O
,
HALLO ES.i Glore and Willodean Westberry.Best "I have been amazed at the

Man was Jerry Duncan. speed with which workers, who 17G 17A I
Arthur and Mary were married at before the war knew nothing of
the Catholic Chapel on the stationat the trade, have been able to carry
on by taking advantage of classes
By Leola Junes 11:00: a.m. Chaplain Lenard and competent guidance that have

SUMMEUTIME! : IS: COM I :>O' White performed the ceremony. been. __offered_ them through ourgovernment. I
Matron of honor was Eileen Everett since:; Mr.
jacKson
AN1 VACATIONS ARE UNDERWAY Your Mt / '\"Isor does not compare
: Ed Wyckoff (Purchase) Sic, and Bridesmaid was Margaret became a part of A & R many you to any other
ana his "better-half, Isabel (Stock M:: McDonald. Best Man was 'divisions have been broken down lie arrive at employee I'pon the completion of the
Control) have returned from a Arthur Montano, SI1c. BEST i into more defined groups, lending based" upon jour how assigned work ratIng review it Is passed on to the if.ficiency .
visit to the places of their nativityin WISHES AND HAPPINESS FOR to the efficient operation of the performance stacks your Rating Committee for
New York and Ohio (meeting ALL OF YOU FROM THE DEPARTMENT department. job requirement" np againstyour final approval After this approtal -
!! Born In Atlanta The elements your rating I i.* entered In
for the first time their respective (Hey anybody of the
job
in-laws, incidentally). They also want to transfer to Inventory.) :Mr Jackson's desire to becomea primary yard stick serve an the I your personnel file and you are
took in Niagara Falls, which, of Did anyone know'that the state real "grease monkey" dates back your work in measured againstwhich given a. notice of the result of
course, made it officially a second of Florida was 100 years old last' to his high school days in Atlanta, --- -- --'.-. -. --- -- the rating. '
honeymoon trip. Miriam Kramer month Due to the war, the anniversary I Georgia-his birthplace.. "When -- --
( (Contract Section) reports a passed without special I was going to school I used to Lion received for the hours put Into I
mojt enjoyable vacation spent at note or ceremony in ye old town, spend all my spare time at the airport his "beginner's course." While he i Mother's Day
her former home in Philadelphia, however. absorbing everything I could was putting in days at the hangar I
:' Pa. Helen Bill-right (Inspection I DON'T FORGET MOTHER'S about aviation. I had already decided he would hope for planes to come Ity I1. I). Gabriel
Report) returns shortly from her DAY ON MAY 13, 1945. SO ORDER that anything connected with in for repair so he could get a
vacation which she is spending in THOSE FLOWERS AND aeronautics, ground crew or air thrill out of watching the mechanics I By the time this appears in
.. New York. Dorothy Isaac CANDY NOW! crew was my one soaring ambition go to work on them. print, I feel that it will not be too
(Public Voucher) writes glowing I .------- --- -.--_ ," related Mr. Jackson as he At the airport he became acquainted early to remind you all that Molh
reports of her vacation in Miami San Francisco (CNS-Mrs.) Ro. reminiscenced back to his first experience with such celebreties of I is
And, speaking of Miami, Ver. salia DiMaggio, mother of Sat. Joe with the job he loves the air as Dick Merrill, the man er'a'Day May 13th. Select that
',' by Copeland (Public Voucher) is I DIMa/ ;io, became a U. S. citizen most. On Sunday he would go to that made flying the ocean look gift buy that greeting card or
Hlao there at the present time visiting recently when she passed her na- the airport to sell tickets to those easy long before the war started. place your order for flowers today.
her brother, who has recently I turalization tests. Papa DiMag-( delirious: of taking a pleasure ride. Then there was Lieut. Colonel Much of the meaning and pleasureof
returned from overseas assign gio flunked, however, and will He earned 10% of the gross sales, George Shealey, who brought a
# ment. Suzanne Elliott (Public I II' have to try again in three months. and that was the only compensa- B29 back from, Tokyo with only I' a greeting or gift is lost It Its
Voucher) is visiting her sister in 1 two engines. Another familiar arrival is delayed beyond the date
,: Fort Myers. Zell Davis (Public I Supply Inspection Officer and Slcno"PICIt'KfcU face around the hangar was Doug. ,| of the occasion Due to all the
Voucher) i* week-ending in Way-I I las Davis, holder of the Thompson I wartime shortages, florist deliveries .
{ cross, Ga., so as to be with her Trophy Race, who was killed\ while have to be scheduled In advance -
brother, recently returned from participating in one of those I and all mail, especially the
I overseas assignment also. 1t events. I rural deliveries, are somewhat
And, since we made quite a report : But this was just a good beginning slower.. I have always been par
of what the employees in the lie craved more and more I flat to carnations as a remem
Public( Voucher Section were do- knowledge of aviation and decided I brance on Mother's Day for my
u Ing, might add that a group from one place to receive this training "! !Mother, and so last year I mailed "
this section entertained< Rose Alt was in the Marine Corps. So, in I my greeting to my Mother abouta )
f mayer, who leaves soon to make March, 1931, he joined that branch week early and ordered the carnations -
her home in Miami, Florida, at a of aviation for four years. his j' well in advance. That
dinner in the George WashingtonHotel. first assignment was "boot train. i: was the last time I was to enjoy
Rose, as usual, was the life ing" at Parris Island, South Caroling i that happy privilege, because at
I of the party and a good time was later being sent to the Aircraft I' three in the morning of tjie follow
hid by all. Gonna miss you lots Squadrons Eastcoast Expeditionary 'I l ing Wednesday, I was awakened
Ditto, Clorene Edger (Purchase), Force at Quantico, Virginia ': by the telephone. A long distancecall.
who bade 'bye" to us recently to for duty. His first Commanding My mother had just suc
assume her home responsibilities. I J Jr Officer was Major Roy !cumbed to a heart attack. When
, Although a little lonesome without I JI S. Geiger, from Green Cove I I arrived home after an all-day ,
her I Springs, Fla., who is and all-night train ride
tonsils, Mary Wallis (Inspection now a Major j my sis
: Report) is back on the ; I General and recently led the ate > ters showed me the greeting card
: job.a / tack of Guam. Another feat to she had tenderly placed away in
IIKKE ('O US THE IIIUDE! his credit was the "mopping up" I a little box with a few pictures of
of the north end of Okinawa. I 'my children, and the
(And, she worked in Inventory.) I carnations
J In the past few weeks Dan Cupid Completing his "four year hitch" ,i were there-still fresh in a beau
has certainly been busy in the in the Marine Corps in 1935 he 'tiful[ vase In the living room,
Inventory Division. Five of the L11 returned to civilian )life to find that !I So if you are fortunate enough
f chosen! worked in the division, one the depression was having its er.I''to have your Mother with you,
worked in Clothing and Small feet on aviation, so he turned to I I| 'plan now to make her day a happy
f Stores. Alice Bowers, SK2c who : IIfnEnF. Lieut. selling life insurance. After two. '(one.As
(JR) V. V 0. Cruse, .Supply Inspec.
I has: been working on the third tion Officer and I'rl"<'ill" Glenn, stenographer, busily engaged In years, realizing that motors were I Thackeray said, "Mother !is
} deck, married Harry J. Dressel, I working on Inspection reports. more to his liking, he went into j I J the name for God in the lips and
SKlc. (He's the one not from the'' After having been Informed that lie had made the new for thaw i the garage in and automobile business I, 'hearts of little children," so be ,..". .
H division.) They were married April week, Mr. Cruse wa* asked for a statement ills only word were I Jacksonville. When the :j sure you remind your own children
I I Naval .J1
w 19 at the '' Air Station opened, he took to honor their Mother
Trinity Evangelical Luth- "I didn't do It! Seriously though, he mine to KVS: January 12, 1911! the in some ap-
,1 eran Church at New Orleans, La., |' lie wa In Engine Overhaul Inspection first, and came to this office I aviation.opportunity to get back into I propriate- way on May 13th
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Harry's hometown.The In February, 1911. In addition to ---' -- ---- -
keeping tiling/ running smoothly, Mr. I
others: Arthur Crider, CSK, Mr. Cruse must feign all Inspection report' on inspection made on tor of Jackson the has been a Direc-I I to say "they really contribute to
t and Mary Cody. Sic; Louise West- this station of all Incoming material*. Yen, sir, lt',. a, tough job.1'rivty since it Employees Association many social and recreational acllvltles.
was first
formed. "
berry and James "It has I .
Dorsey, SKVlc came to lotS
,8M a messenger September 2, 11)13. She ha been
a real
r Wedding dates for these two : worked. in the .\Irrraft (h't'rhalll Inspection! office and the Interim the board pleasure to serve on After working hours you will
couples were ,not dates at all, but Overhaul Inspection! Office She started writing; for the ,"aAir: makes of an Association that j find Mr. Jackson buried im, read-
r date -May 5th. Louise and James News about a year ago. "I think It's fun to write article- about our working for conditions more I ing .a favorite past-time. His real
pleasant
\ ? were married at the Grace Daptlst personnel. They need recognition ays. stated Mr. my fellow employees," I hobby, however remains un-
Jackson.
G He went on i changedaviation..

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Notes Gabriel's From' I:i Station Painter Collects Haviland Chinaware* I Ii I




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Itl"'IIt'' "tlon and ,Survey r'.ngine
Overhaul ,

By Harry I), Gabriel

WELL, MUSSOLINI that old
L > reprobate who repeatedly told the
world that democracy was a kingless ;
regime infested, by many
kings, has finally received his well (
deserved lewatd. The shamlessold _
_
braggart who proclaimed that
Fascism did not vl'lIeve.in. pro 4;

grams, plans, saints, apostles, and ra4 )L ,
above all, In happiness, salvation, >4T *
or hereafter, found, much to his: { : S at1 -
chagrin, that there were, to putit '
mildly, an overwhelming majority
who did believe In all .the
things he scorned Yea, old ,Mrs
solini was made to realize that
justice Is like a machine which, if
someone gives it a push, will toll L-
on of its own accoid I wonder,. -
If In his last moments, he didn t .
think of alt of us here in the democracy I
we love, each man a king, -
jVow we heat that perhaps Hitler f
Is also dead, Oh, that would
be too bad, because some of those:!
lemocratic Yanks In Germany have
been trying to keep some of his
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o own concentration camps nice and ---- _._-- ----. -- .-.. .

eozy for him- just as he left them (Ktiitor'H _Note: The following In the picture ut the left, ')Ir. Ray II. :sliasteeii; U..sliovvn placing sion of any number of pieces, con.
and they really will be disappointed vas told to Ethel M. :Mianahan; a lla\ll If he doesn't live long enoughto JV\ .Uri NL\\s:; Piililuorks designed to hull the It'dl..n.! collection numbers 240
enjoy a few of his own choice Department reporter, hJ Mr In the crater Is a ", mIll portion of the ('hIAlI'ltrt', Including; a pieces of china, of which 168
accommodations Kay II, ,pastern of the l'uhlic rare and iiniiii<* tea set (middle and bottom "sit.-lies) of which each pieces ate hand painted Most
Now It'it going tuube lather nice "'lIrl"l Department faint shop) tup anal saucer' Is of a different nliape. anyone who has "china mania"
to help educate Toga and Hirohlto At the right, Mrs, n, II. :Miasleen; Is "shown putting a doily ma in the rudiments of denuxiacySo Collecting hand-painted china In a Human convent under a howl l of camellias grown In her own china is about as scarce today as
just buy a bond today and our and unusual glassware just soil garden. At the top, part of the blown glass", chain mentioned thestory good steaks; in your neighborhood
bon In the Pacific will do the of grew on me when my wife received out, he sn. butcher shop Realizing this, we
lest have started collection of glass-
several pieces from an old --- -- --- -- a
the port of Gombroon on the Per simultaneously in Boston and ware which now includes 38 pieces
PAPER IS STILL, one of bur family collection. Then she became of very fine old milk glass and 35
Gulf and to the 1640 the of
sian Philadelphia making
up year
mot critical shortages of war intensely interested and, since we I porcelain pieces of blown glass in a wide
So salvage everything you can andtrmeother share a love for the finer. out-oN was known as "Gombroon waie" was tailed in the year range of shapes, color and patters *

that letter paper and the-oidmaty things of life, I just Then the Cast India Company obtained : 1769.It The most unusual item in
the paper used for most printed fell tight in step with her in her a concession In Canton and I is interesting to note that In our collection 'Is a blown glass
tiitulats and other adxettlsemenlsIs "bls.cuit" chain about three feet in length
search for the unusual and very became manufacturing porcelain the
henceforth Chinese

one of the finest glades of scarce pieces to round out the porcelain or clay vessel !Is coated with j with three heart shaped pendantsand
known chinaware,
paper made Keep a box handy small collection given her \\'hiledeveloping as liquid glaze, then set aside to dry. three tings for suspension indicating
The tltst attempt to make this
and pu tall join setup paper of an acquaintance with \\'hl."ldry, it Is placed in spe- : that it may have been
'tins Into it porcelain in Europe was In Italy made master craftsman '
type daily constructed ovens and healed by some
and an appreciation of the varied
When you :.ave a full box, con. In about 1560. There were eight to temperatures ranging up to as a decoration fot an open atch.
and Intrinsic beauties to be foundin
ten famous manufacturers
tact a Boy Scout in your neigh. 01 very 2t>40 degrees F. This Intense heat
chinaware, finds himself
one engrossed to the of 18)5: way.Ve
bciliood and It will be picked up In Italy up year
in fascinating hobbv fuses the glaze and clay) making also have a number of very
pronto, and do give the little fellows a very Porcelain! manufacture in Francedates a finished product that is easily old and unusually fine specimensof \
a hand tiv and )rave it all from 1664 There were about distinguished from other products needlework which enhance the
boxed: or tied securely They me Although some authorities believe twenty" very famous nraket'a, of of the potlet trade by at least I display of out chinaware
doing a magnificent job of collection that porcelain was made in which Limoges and Haviland are three essentially distinctive qualities Having a lalhet varied experience
in this salvage campaign' : and China betoietthe' Christian eta, probably the most famous, ot at : ((1)) Translucence] <121| the in the building and decorating -
it must!' be disheartening for some there Is no proof that Its manu laest the most widely known There whiteness of body air the way field, It falls my lot to plan,
of the smaller' nos I've seen tugging facture wits started eailiei than were at least a half dozen very famous through, ((3i the deal bellliketone build cabinets and decorate parts
at a big load of paper on the Sung Dynasty ( 60.12j9 AD I German porcelain ma'kel'8, given off when edge of bowl of our home, so that it will serve
their smail calls to have it all The first authentic record of Eu and, I believe, Dresden is the best Is struck a sharp blow When as a suitable background for our
dump into the streets, just foi the rope's concern with Oriental porcelain known of these. Most of the European piocelam is hand painted, the I collection,
want of a little string and effort dates from the year 1 ta7. I II countries had one or mote enamel colors are applied ovet the If I seem a little nervous at
on the part of someone The war I By the year 1660 there were numerous very famous makers during the glaze and the article is again i times, just blame it on the fact
In the Pacific demands an enormous : merchants in Paris dealing seventeenth and eighteenth cen- placed in an ,tear and fired, thereby that my wife Is quite careful
quantity of paper for cartons in fine porcelain. In England tuties In England we find more fusing the colors Into the glaze : about my movement about the
to pack food and medical supplies I I the introduction of drinking tea, than two dozen, including Chelsea Hand painting on chinaware Is house! t and way from it, too :
because of the climatic con- coffee and chocolate made the acquisition Lovvestolt, Spode, Minton and now an almost obsolete ail; henceit but gee, I'm sure glad she doesn't
tlilitns, prevalent.In that area.ALTHOUGH of porcelain a "must" in Wedgevvood Chinawate was introduced naturally follows that those I trust me ( with a dish towell t At
every household. Chinese porcelain into America about the I'' who appreciate fine, hand-painted II that, I'm not sony Im stuck with
THE precipitation first came to England through : same time as England Almost chinaware and ate now in posses- this hobby ((01" the wifei.,
was a little t.eavy about o'clock" <, -- -- -- -- --- ----- ---- --- -- -- -- .- --
everyone attending the Inspectionand ----- I a lifetime. {f Guam, April 12, 1945 Mr, When liberatedhe weighed 143
Survey picnic had a thoroughly SLANTS Jags ate rationed-two for a Nelson, out head Inspector, lost his lbs; when captured 208) Ibs He
enjoyable time As usual, the I SAFETYII II IIR" lifetime niothei She had been ill for a : said: "We had hoards for beds,
food WitS both ample and delicious .> Feet are rationed-two for a long period Daisy Williamson : one very ditty blanket, one tup
The late afternoon downpour pioAidcd I lifetime i, lost her falhet He was in of soup a day; very haid black
a splendid\ excuse to gather' IKUthlU; }. TAILOR Toes are rationed--.ten for a lifetime his eighties Merle Lunsfotd, bread and greens, which looked
in the pavilion\ for mote of the Safety Kiigliirer; i i of Optical Dept, received Word like glass Some of the prisoners
delectable ham before starting on Ears ate i'aliened -two for a'' that her fiance, Pvt. Jesse Batch- fought ovet a few CI um bs. We
the homeward, tiek. lifetime. eloi, had been killed in action in took one bath in 107 days of impiisonment -

The favorite recreation was, of Heads are latloned--one 'for a Italy, April 18, There was no way
1.11181', swimming in the lake. O TOO lifetime! i Another new face, D. Clark, of washing teeth either,
Most -of the folks proved them. When you lone an eye, there Is'' CMM, is with us in the Optical : "The camps were very unsanitary -
wives to be expert swimmers and no ration board that yo can go : Depatl. He has been assigned I In every way. Men died everyday
those who didn't cue to go for a T ;: to and secure another This ap- here for a tour of shore duty, having from starvation and Typhus
swim seemed to enjoy watchingthe RULET Y// 0 0 plies to your entire body, as no one I Just returned from very aclivesea fever
:
Welcome to ChiefClark "On the of liberation I went
duly you day
ant Ion Ilf theil'110le/ aquatic
0MOTORST has jet created spate parts for the
I WELL AS out in the fields and dug onions
/
fntnds AS human body that will function like
The committees under the able I $ those rationed out to you or l'lgi-I' Wave Vliginia Fraser, S1/c inspector and potatoes; made myself a
chairmanship! of Vaughn Dekle, nally, is one of the luckiest gals whole gallon: of soup and devoured
certainly deserves a round of aprlause PLAY SAFE! around She hal had three members all of It,
( ) Jot the outstanding; success __ of her family here for a visit : "I consider myself very lucky"
ft the t picnic i recenlly; mother, dad, and sister and very thankful to be home
; I Accessories who is a WAC In U. S, Aimy I ...- -
I REGRET 1O report the leig- /lth '2rI II Air Corps GI Ticket LosesIn

union; of Klinot Hilty of SparkPlug We want to mention "out 81 tlst"
Depstlment. Airs, Hilty, although Division and say "thanks" foi hi* clever Illinois ElectionAurora
with us Just a short time, 'pics' which appeal with our .
provtd t hers"'lt a MM" 1't1mlhle in.sseclor IN'I'KI'AIFNT: ;" SHOP column, Stanley Nuncija, Sl/c. is III (CNs)-A hastily-

l "A" :Shift; i the lad and! we ate quite pioud I organized Set'v'Icemen's Party
'kle" Demaid ot Engine I ((1'
"BIII< I (1'I of him,
ticket of wound-
Test has chosen this time of jeat its \li'|>li"* "r "s' THere composed entirely
doing
I ('oniinyami : veterans of World War II
was
far a visit with .his .familyKLMKIl anal! here Belly Denton Is back with us I
/ Callie" Tillman is out 'my of Also, Jeanette Bailey caught a cold ;,.given a resounding walloping in a
; COLLINS, of Sub-As- sunshine" this \\eek. Betwetn her while'way up North Should have recent city election campaign in
wmblv, is a native of Palatka, / (sunny /Millie and sparkling manner stayed[ in the Sunny South, Jeanette this industrial city of 47,170

F' lot Ida. Mr. Collins,of who 1N2 came, te- '...... ..... _- we'IJO not lack our daily share Nice to pee you again The Servicemen's Partytlek:
to A&R In February : I
L. I
Edna Skinner has returned had
Tiilghlness.. Bowl! to you, Callie ; ,
ldNI on Polaris Street In'of Murray three WHO STARTED THIS RATIONING' Robert O. Belole, ACMM 1. be- nn enjoyable visit with her bioth.et 'i was bended by Lt, Richard Knute
Hill, and is the father anda ? CHine Chief and narpel' of Electric ', 2nd Lieut Edgat Skinner of Holmsttom, former platoon leaderIn

gown children He recently, two daughters had the pleasure No the war didn't Flail rationing Dipt nt practically the dame the Army Air Corps In Texas Italy, holder of the Purple Heart

son of aIsit with his son, a Navy '1'he'ar brought on only an time Chief Uclote has rally "Johnny" Polfay:\ AMM1 'C, reported I I and the Silver Slat, who was can.
leave.Mr extension of latlonli g. Many may I lakcn hold of things and \\e nil for Flight School In \\'( ".
Ensign, who was home on didate for mayor. His running
Collins' lion a fifteens'ear not have thought HIl'thll1S''as tcel that the Elect Dept will be lei, Ohio May 3, Lots tf luck, males were: For city clerkRich..
to Admiral rationed before !the wat, Jut rationing one of out best.'e wish you ton- Johnny, We will all miss you I
man. was Chief Yeoman aid Edward Gieser, 26, marineparachutist
Small prior to the Admiral'sck Is not nw considering that tinned success, Dee" ( Quisenbettyt I Meyer a is wounded at Guad'alI'anal
( \ 'Rth. certain things: have :on istioncd I The Instrument Shop has bad !leaving us this week.'e will all for treasurerEldon
*" since the beginning of the would, mAn heavy hearth these pnst few miss her pleasant' petsonnlily She Roadruck city 27 veteran
3t Partfll of
,
In fact, the most \ ,ilualle) poife CK\S, \\'ar nd personal s, tiows and her hubbv ate bound for New
Minneapolis CNS( ) .Sll\'t'rLln. skins of man have been latkncd: have lift their I11al k't' nil ox- YOlk Cit)', Have fun! 23 months overseas, shot throughloth
Ing Derailment: The tij.net:: nit lo him by his! Creator : !lend detiest frvmiflthit-H' to ourliknd I Gladys Lane. of G}'i o Room, has legs at*Munda.I ,
shortage may' lengthen many live' Eyes are l' Uonfl- two for AI I ? at this time Mrs. Evans taken a short leave to lie with her I -lt-ctedwas 7iyearoldMayor
according to a life insurance export MaiUn, lane f the i Andy Carter for a second
the lifelime. I.f Dtpt lost! hf'In.ln.law.. con, S'Sgt. t>
Hindus of policyholders,
show :26 to ICO Aims am rationed two for n I r,\t. Vkltu \\'right, He wan a tail- Rangers, who tttuintd home }hereIn i term.ft .
expert said "tI"rent liffllme.Kingtis, I 1\lfntr on n L-29 plane and wxskllltd : Jax after bring: )liberated from l e.tathu
: riws in death ialt-8 among I lire loticniid' tin i\<\' in action over the island of,I 1'S Geiman 1'11I heavy smokers .
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I "Bogey" Doesn't Ordnancemen Receive Awards I


NATTC I Mean Humphrey r ..Iit. ,



I ENTERTAINMENT In Pacific AreaA

P i ( v''
"Bogey" could be one of three .
things, In William Bernard's case,
,f it used to be something that went
MOVIE SCHEDULE around frightening people in the
dark; then, just before he left the o>
TUUO-i\UN' WHO WALKED ALONE with Kay Aldrich; IT States, after seeing "Casablanca"at
HAPPENED IN SPRINGFIELD. Jan O'ltrlen, 1800 anti 2000 the base theatre, it was .Hum I I'f .
S.TlTIUAFI"AlltS OK SI SAN with Joan Fontaine and phrey Bogart But after a few xx

George Brent; News; Iongxhot and Fa\orltc's (sports' ), 1780 and :WOO months of action, and plenty of it, S '3 ,
SUNDAY-P1CTFRE OF DORIAN OKAY with George Sanders; a "Bogey" became unidentified aircraft t

HATTY BASEBALL, color cartoon, 1500. 1800 and 20uO. '
MONDAY AND TFESDAY-GALLEY OF DECISION: with free On 20 March, 1945, in mldafter-

Carson! and Gregory Peck; HOLLYWOOD SCOUT, cartoon; >ews, noon, Bernard and a group of his
1800 and 3000. friends, assigned to the shop on a
W"US"SU.n.I.I.; OK FIRE with Barbara Stanwjck; ATM- Carrier, where they serviced
LETS ()to' THE: YEAH (sports' ), 1800 and 2MKJ. planes, were remarking that it was : t
"Sure quiet for an Invasion"
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The c't'na the East China
Sea, and they were patrollingthe
waters there while our men .
f"t -
invaded Okinawa, most recent of Three fighting Navy men, all students; !in't'ht' AOM II School,
all our Pacific campaigns. : recently were awarded decorations! In a ceremony held In the office
They spoke too soon,\ for it of Captain J. B. Lynch, Commanding NATTC. Captain Lynch Is
wasn't much later in the day when | shown congratulating Harold E. Hue'holt z, AOMlc: of TaconiA
vr 1. the radio announced that Bogeys' "'a"h., who received a Gold Star in lieu of a 1If''ondlr .\ At
'were approaching, and Bernard Hue'holt/' right Is Ionian W. HosKins, ACOM. of Portland. Ore., who
._' took his GQ (General Quarters) I was awarded the Air I"dalt extreme: right is Herbert II. Stovall,
.IT .... .'- in the shop. As they launched the ( Jr., ACOM of Wickliffe. Kv.. who received the Commendation Kih
!'" .'''IiA'"- ....,.,. '1'--,..!,;,." planes, one after the other, clean- I bon At left is I.t. Comdr, Philip Dalton, Jr., OInof the Adtanrrd ;.
., cut precision take-offs made the Ordnance School. 0-
feeling of confidence in the .
operation ---- -
... prevalent among them. Bernard I
,.,.' ',,.",' after months of school, Electrician's 5PLflSH Ws fROm nATTC Ii !
} Advanced lectricfan'sand i Plug Plug

Aerial Gunnery, and monthsof .
..:,& action in the Pacific theatre, The Jax Air News, which has
feels himself an integral part of received laudatory reports from
the whole business. "Maybe Ididn't waft" Navy fighting men in hundreds of

fly those planes of ours, but far distant areas, now has receiveda
:t. I sure helped get 'em upstairs in plug from Alaska way-.and
the first place." he said at NATTC, ; from a soldier
where he is attending Automatic
I The following note, addressed to
Pilot School, one of our most tech lly Lanrene Burns, Y3o
the Jax Air News, NATTC was
nical of all "B" schools. With \Icy fingers we go to press
written Pfc whois
by Cloyd Denney,
After all the planes which for a little hot news? Reveille
were the brother of Chief Yeoman
scheduled these frosty mornings tingles with
to take off were : Charles Denney of the NATTC
launched, Bernard and his friendsof I Icicles and it takes a little of Blurry I Personnel Office:
the shop, most of whom were I James' records to warm things :.
AEMSc men like himself went up ,Lip. Speaking of records, the gals I "Your paper really gets around.It .
F on the fantail to watch the action. I in Bks. 51 have a favorite Gertrude is read even
I K"tom t They always watched from the'' 1 Nielsen number that is being up here in theY

fantail, Bernard says "Nobody iver-played these days. kon, My buddies .
said we couldn't, It was like a I Regardless of the chilly weather and myself
regular movie. We'd yell like hell 1 the Water Ballet practice is in have read the

when we got a Jap, and we'd clap I full swing with Redman, Meyerson, I last two issues,
,
.-a { _to. "- our hands and horse around" I Brooks, Colley, Hageity, Zimmerman I I and we liked

Greer Garson Uke kids at a party? Well, Dickard, Blackman and Anierson them. The rea
-s >o. Two of the ( making up the bevy of son we get
--- -- T2L -- --- Nips'" got through
the flak and started toward the water nymphs. I them in becausemy
SPECIAL /:\ 'E\'TS carrier, while Bernard and his Flash sparklers on the left 'big brud-
friends watched. Both of them lands of Ruth Lilly Just back from der.' Chief Yeo-

Aboard I got what was coming to them.. eave, and Florence Kaskeskl. The man C A. Den'h Denney

TODAY at nOO-Ius.nU.L GAME between NATTC AIR1CIDEIts one in flames, one made a dive I I return of Herbert the Great will ney, is stationed there working in
straight Into the water.It I find Lindsey starry-eyed at the the Personnel Office, and he sends:
and T-t (iiitra-htation league). At NATTC Diamond.
I station. Smitty and Redline beat
was while them .
they were
TONKillT at 2000-BOXING:' CIIERRI'OI'T:' MARINES and watching up"We
to the mailbox
the flames j a path faithfullyeach
lick around the I
NTTCIl.ms.. NATTC OI'IR .\nts.In cane of rain, Jap : to all enjoy your cartoons, ar-
plane that they heard the 4 day though Smitty hopes
In auditorium.) shout I tlc es and such, but a loud groan
1'"IUn.at 1800 and 2000-1>O SHOW, "JUST FOR TilE i that down another Jap Betty was coming I ;the deliver near the future message in person in goes up when we hit somethingabout
HIDE," with tOlt-llotl'l1| taiicleiille stars. I' From the runway one I the south, for we are up here
of our reserve I There are several ambitious air--
} 1700 planes was freezing in Alaska. I was with
"Rlnat -B\EIi4LL GAME between NAT1C AIR
launched I minded WAVES these
ICAIDERS lAud ('II.\ ON:' )).\IIAt NATTC DIAMOND. I quicker than a sailor ; them days-- some sailors at Point Barrow,
TUESDAY/ at 1700-BASEBALL; GAME: I between NATTC AIR I could whistle at Betty Grable, and among Mahoney, LaFlamme I Alaska, awhile ago, and I gave
It I and' Presley. You'll find
went after the But Presley
KAIDERs. and MARINE: AVIATION DETACHMENT (intra-station t Jap. the Jap, I them my copy of your paper, and
fanatical 1 trying to learn the construction of '
league). At NATTC Diamond. II to the last, dived straightat they Deemed to like it, for all that
PBY while I'
the carrier, dropped an i Mahoney wants to .
egg they got here was an ATC
HOSTESS IIOISE from 1530 I know how F6F takes up. pa-
open daily to 2100. Saturday and and missed an off Braving -
and should -be able to Im-
Sunday from 1100 to 2]00, For NA1<' enlisted. I personnel and relatives Bernard and the others who had I the thunderstorms at the I per how you liked that
agine they
and guests. Sl'NJ' ).VY AFTERNOON:' TEA, each Sunday, beginliing been watching the action went beach, Mitchell and'Simpson
at 1GSO.NATTC back to the fantail and watched C crooned "A Little Rain Must Fall." "So long, and keep up the good
1.lImUn'ol"n daily from 0800 to 2100. the sky which had been thick and I ](Have you heard of Mystic Toweis' work, If you happen. to see C/Y
GOLF STATION COURsE daily from 0800 to 3000. Open to foggy with flak return to a gentle I 'pet hobby? She likes to collect Denney running around tell him I
ALL personnel. Clubs available at gear: locKer In NATTC Auditorium. blue. Still our last plane which 'pitchers, though some people prefer said that he is O. K. even if he Is
SWIMMING: daily from 1800 to 2100 at NATTC pool. For NATTC went opt hadn't come back. I: Toby jugs. Navy. Good luck to you and your

enlisted personnel. The sky stayed blue, and empty, We welcome in Cammillus paper.
HOWLING daily at Ship's Seoice from 1200 to 2030. for three days ]Pierle, Sic, from 1.'1. Lauderdale Like his brother, the NATTC

Asliore/ "It's good duty on a carrier," Fla l who is now going to SKV Denney has been around He has
Bernard says. "Sure, we had our School, had five and one-half years of sea
t SUNU.\Y-Trlp lit Silver' Springs for all NATTC personnel' and jobs to do, and we fixed up whatwe Brooks says the Softball team is duty during his six years in the
guests. Ticket $' .glJ round trip. Bus leaves at O8.t0: from circle outside could on the planes after the I really doing some stiff practicing Navy, including a year at Iceland
Main Gate.. Ideates Silver Springs at 1800. Special rates for raids, but we sure felt badly about for the game against Mainside and two years in the Mediterranean -
servicemen and women at Silver Springs. that last plane of ours." Keep: it up, gals. His home is ate Jl'wett,
SK.\TING-.ln Holler Rink. 29' 9 Plum Street Open daily from The "story has a happy ending, 'S all for now but we hope next Ohio,
1100 to 1700, admission JJ-'r; 1900 to.2200, 35,; Saturday, HUM to though. Our plane did get the time: Colley will have been able to I *T3S *'
2330: COc. Jap bomber, and after running sell (or give away) her suburban.See Don't forget-Sunday, 13 May, I ))

RIDING ACADEMIES an hour daily except Sunday. Brent- out of gas, our pilot parachuted, ._ you next._ week. Is Mother's hay v
wood Riding Stable, 32i3 Main Street; Elranco Iterrler Annex, 3503 floated around in the East China ----- --- -- --- -

Main Street; 1I'dfl 1'ark Hiding Stables San Juan Avenue; Magnolia :Sea; for a day and finally was "Sidewalk Im
!Stables' Lakeshore Routesard. picked up by a destroyer The J, ncer.E-njCl&?
NATTC Section of Jar Air Ness 1 II published at expense Welfare and "can" radioed( its position to the i" -5* __i 1Q
Recreation Iieprirtment carrier and since it wasn't too I I
Cafe"r
far away, the American\ pilot I

War Bond Poster Contest OpenTo was picked up and returned to
his ship within a few cUj.s. c
Bernard whose full name is
All Personnel Is Announced ;William Robert Bernard, has been

back in the States less than a

Personnel at NATTC and other !I !month His native city is the f a
Naval Aviation News I Windy One Chicago, where there'salways
commands in their area are (
'lIil'l I plenty of action going on
Publicizes AP SchoolThe ,
ble to compete. the $ I But Bernard sees it differently "

War Bonds to be awarded winners I Naval Aviation News, pubI I"I'll never be satisfied with Bogart
In a War Bond Poster Contest, i I lisped twice a month by the Chief I again." .
the purpose of which is to select a lof Naval Operations and the Bureau ---s.----- ,
poster for display in the 4 July I of Aeronautics, devotes apage The April 15tfi issue of the 1
in its 1
:
issue
May to the
Bond drive. 'Cockatoo "
I Automatic Pilot School at NATTC, News Summary a
The contest will run until 8 June the Navy's only complete schoolof mimeographed sheet published by .i
when all entries must be in the this kind the Sixth Infantry Division in the

War Bond Office. The first prize Two pictures are on the page: Philippines, devotes a half page to I'
will be a $100 bond, second a $75 One shows an instructor at the sports news from the United >
bond, and third a $25 bond. controls of a link trainer riggedup States including a summary of
Designs should be either 8" by with an automatic pilot ex. state high school basketball cham .
28" or 10" by 35", with the longest planning its operation to a trainee. pionships, The same issue carries II.
dimensjon horizontal. Contestantscan I The other is a shot of an automatic this banner line: "Today is

obtain 8" by 28" illustrator's pilot mockup The aiticle he: 97th continuous day of torn- --.. '--.... ...-
boards at the bond office. Posters accompanying the pictures gives bat for 6th Division troops." Joviality was the theme at the "AEM Carnival") held at the

must be suitable for painted sign- detailed information on the school, Auditorium Friday night. This I lit a shot of NATTC "bldewalk
boards and silk screen reproduction its facilities, number of courses, Overheard: "I'd marry him if he cafe," temporarily set up at UK auditorium entrance, In order to give
but there is no( limit to they requirements for students and were. rich or taller or better look. smiling sailors and their equally cheerful) dancing! partners A chance
number of colors that can be used. other data. ng or if he'd ask me." to "i/01 it one out."




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10 May '1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven ..



Navy's Aerial Giant I'NATechTra Now


_,_ ,*,,,,,.,..- ll! dlloll._ i.'A ,><1or -
Part Of NATCThe

A11Cene
Naval Air Technical Train-

Ing Command became an integral

part of the Naval Air Training
Command in accordance with provisions

Ii r of ALNAV 39 issued March

ee 3, 1945.
The Chief of Naval Air Technical -

[!; I Training will retain his pres-
11 ent functions and will perform

such others as may be assigned.
.Y John Klchbourg A EM 3e"The
Coco Solo kid comes He will! report directly to the Chiefof
Naval Air Training.
Boredom i the
Beating
through or Command
Naval Air Training
hard way.. already consisted of Naval Air
little more than two )'ears
A
d
Com man ,
Bill Denold SKV3/C of i the! Primary Training
Ago, Naval Air' Intermediate TraiJ1ll1g'Command
the ,
joined Navy
A EM storeroom
and Naval Air Operational -
about this way. When
Jt came .
Command.The
of war put the "tingeon Training
the gods i
Air Technical -
De.I I transfer of Naval
the United States back in
cember of 1941, Bill was a care. : Training Command was made'ollowing
clerk who took J his w a detailed study ordered
free grocery
fun wherever he found it, without' $ by the Secretary of Navy and

too much worry about tomorrow I made by Deputy Chief of Naval

After Pearl Harbor "though, 1 life Operations (Air).
I I -- -
Immediately took on a more se.

rious aspect and he began hun II
ing for a way to help. Sever V-7 Appointments

til his friends were going into war I "
work. So he offered his servic To Two StudentsTwo
to the Army Procurement Officer''

in his home town. They had just: AEM students, Donald R.

the place' for him, or so they said Weidenfeller S2c, and Dominick V.

,an airplane parts storekeep ea Oddo, S2c, recently received V-7
pith the Army Air Corps at Coco appointments and have left
--)0) Panama (Canal Zone.) lIe! The Navy's giant PBM is one of the many different types of aircraft being used In student used training for NATTC to report to Cornell Untierslty -

ok it and off he went. at NATTC, The big Mariners play an Important role in Naval Aviation Including being \ at Ithaca, N. Y., where they

That was February 19t:. A I transport service and patrol bombing. The tiny figures of students atop the n plane_ ren-allts_ _great_ size--- will! attend Midshipmen's School.
-- ---
matter of days later he wan I Weidenfeller who was in Class

ready to do almost anything to Jacksonville 79 AIRCRAFT IN }[.Z4, is a graduate of the University -
get out of Coco Solo. lie tried Tour Of Shipyard USE AT CENTERIn of Minnesota specializing
release from the Army;
to get a i in civil engineering. He comes
to that he could join the Navy" walking around the NATTC( from Coleraine, Minn.: Cddo, of
but alas and alack-"no soap. Proves Interesting Experience area one notices a group of plane I Class M-22 holds a mechanical engineering -

"Too valuable," they said, and here and a single plane or two ; degree and hails from

that was that. Finally, after 14 --- --I and you there. You will! also observe thai I Chicago.
Keep your eyes open
long, long months of rain, sweat; there are different types and _
I head ducked low, if you want to -i %J7j-
and mosquitos as big as bumble Student Had Part get the most out of a tour through models of Navy planes, but haven'l I Pres. Unit Citation
bees, Bill got his release. He was you really wondered just how
River
the St. Johns Shipbuilding
a mighty happy "Joe" that daj I planes we do have al
In CarrierBasedRaids Company in Jacksonville when many Is Awarded Atwood
At last he was free to join UNavy NATTC and what types and models I
of Liberty ships already;
and get the-out of Coco I scores have slid down the ways and ar are represented. C. F. Atwood. AOMl/c last
On TokyoAlthough Lt. Robert E Presidential
all: According to week received the
vessels
Solo.But now serving as cargo I
fickle dame fate decretd'' Gresimer, material officer whoa Unit Citation during brief ceremonies -
otherwise He joined the Navftright I he participated in the around the globe duties include keeping tab of our \ held in the offices of Capt.

but remained stations first and second carrier-launche Right now the shipbuilding company equipment, we have a total of 79'( J.B.Lynch, Commanding, NATTC.
only a stones throw from-Coc raids on Tokyo, Herbert M. Foot, has completed Its origins aircraft of which 72 are used for I The citation was made to members -
Solo. That almost killed him. For I AOM2/C, remembers best an in. I schedule but there still is plent; ground instruction and the balance of a patrol squadron serving
20 months he "sweated" it out i in: cident that took place just as his I on the construction ways. You'l by the Aviation Fire Control in the Pacific. In addition to that

the Navy, until last Decembe I ship was leaving the South Chin I find tankers-to-be with scarcely;; School for Flying in connectior mblem the aviation ordnanceman

when he got his orders to report I Sea. I more than their keels laid, tankers with bombsight practice. In ali who is now enrolled in the A via.

to Jax. "Everything was all right" he well along the way to comple there are over 20 different model, ion: Fire Control School is authorized -

After almost three years in Coc< recalled at NATTC, where he now I tion, some others all set for r a including F4U, F4F, F6F, SB2C, to wear the Air Crew-

Solo, his only comment, whei,\ I Is attending the Aircraft. Turn launching within the next few day: SBD, TBF, PBY, SNB, PB4Y, PV insignia with three combat stars
asked what he thought of Jax: I School, "until we started back I and still others already launched< and PBM which affords the stu for service in the Southwest Pa-

was a fervent "It's wonderful." I through the straits. Then, one I which are in the outfitting docks, dents at NATTC with the opportunity '. I ific, and the Good Conduct rib-

.-- night when we were all playing getting the last-minute equipmen of working on just about >on.
The AFC School reports mor I cards 5-lnch gun went off and 1 i which has to be installed before every type of plane the Navy has I Atwood comes from Nashville! ,

"gold braid." Congratulations are I we almost jumped out of our the ships are considered sea in active use today. From a mon Tenn., and his wife is there now.

in order to Lieutenants A. A. I pants. Of course, when the J worthy.S'h1le. etary point of view the value ol I -

Aprea, J. D. Cogswell and J. W I inchers go off you know )'ou've there's a ship in each of these planes at original cost represents I Baseballers In Service
Maher, who, until a few days age, I got some time because the enemy I the "wet ways" where the heavy a sizeable amount approximately
inductfon cf
\ With the recent
were lieutenants, junior grade. isn't too near. When the 40's construction takes place, and in $6,000,000 which is no
H. Rohren has been and when I Walker Cooper into the Navy, cre- "
Gunner L. start, he's a little closer each of the outfitting docks, small sum in anyone's language
third of the major league stars
assigned to temporary duty at loose-then you really ---- '- I---
the 20's cut they'll tell you out at M. Johnsthat in the All Star
maintenanc who partlciapted
learn
to
Minneapolis This Jap didn't Iret
take cover. "things aren't like they PromotedNearly haventered
11
Officers
at Pittsburgh July
of ERCO tur : game
and installation though, and we saw him into
to us, used to he; we've just about
armed forces.
the
rets. Now that the AFC jet'p] I the sea when he was about out here." a dozen lieutenants (jg))
stopped Other stars from the game now
for the sum "
has been stripped
5.000 yards away. That may be true but for a were promoted at NATTC last in service mclude:
!
WAVE
mer, they tell me that I' Foote's ship also helped cove landlubber whose principal intro week to lieutenants under an Outfielder Thurman Tucker,
Beatrice Simpson and Betty Cavedon't for about two been aboarc ALNAV, including three student
know whether to hold theihate I the Philippines duction to the sea has Chicago White Sox; Outfielder
LuclAas
ride in'' mdnths during that invasion. one of those St. Johns River ferries officers. Stan Spence Washington Seniors -
or skirts when they good, he said, for during that while attending the Seamar Receiving congratulations from ; Third Baseman Ken Keller -

it. (That's tough. ) time; only one Jap plane wa School at NATTC, it still looks like their fellow officers were AndrewA Cleveland Indians; Second

The TAl' Division (Automatic righted a lot of activity. Where there used Aprea, John B. Slocum, RalphL. Baseman Bobby Doerr, Boston Red
School ha in forM "We were re-arming one of the to be three shifts of workers, Grindle, Caroline A. Lange of Sox; Pitcher Tex Hughson, Boston
Pilot ) gone
All planes on desk when 'GQ' wa they've cut down now to a single the WAVES, Robert C. Phelan,, led Sox; Catcher Rollle Hemsley,
ft ball In a "big" way.
hands> including Lt. sounded. Looked up and' in the air shift; and where at one time there Jack D. Cogswell. William! R. Kidder sTew York Yankees; Third Base-
participate
there was a Jap 'Dinah. It looked James \V. Mahar, Norman D Detroit TJ-
(: mdr. Kuykendall, Lt. Silver were more than 16,000 persons I I nan Pinky Higgins,
stein and En*. Walker. Kni. Lois it first as though the us pilot, but was as, producing ships and receiving pay Bush, Howard D. Wheale and ;ers: Outfielder Stan Musial, St.

Phillip> acts<< as the umpire. I going to dive right down on he must 'for it, there now are only about: George E. Breen. : Louis Cardinals; Catcher Ray
full he started to come all working on a, .wa. dueler Cincinnati Reds; Second
Imagine she ha* her hands his mind because he> 6,000. They're ,
too.Fach duty section has lave changed out. Then, two of our air single, daytime shift. That's an Nothing helps a girl's popularity ; Baseman Connie Ryan Boston

Its own team and the rivalryIn pulled began to converge on him Continued on Page Twelve I like being easy on the aye. iraves.
strong. At this writing sections groups; he high-tailed it for home, but -
and

1 with and two 4 are to the tied good for firstplace and ic The never first made annual it." observance of 1-- Cake Cutting at Hostess House Party 'rn1 .

one against them Pearl Harbor Day furnished the<
Congratulations to the three nev stimulus for Foote's entry into the
hiefs in the AP outfit. They anM. i and he enelisted 7 December -
Navy,
.1. Prentice ACMMH, W. H'quier I 1942, at San Diego. He reelved
ACMMI, and VV. J. Rod- I his boot training righ

holm, ACMMI L. E. Hamilton : here: then attended the AviatloiDrdnance :
has gone hog wild since gettinj School at NATTC, Nor

his AMMI 3/c rate. The firs I nan. After graduation from then

thing he did was dash out and get I in May 1943, he went to San;

one of these super duper silver FVanclsco back to San Diego, then as
thread rate badges. The boy; II Pearl Harbor and the USS
t to
have promised to put a plexiglas STorktown. : ) ;!
window in his pea coat come win I "Fighting Lady" movie story of ''
ter time so that the rate will show carrier's life and which has been (
through in all It's glory. One of i shown r several times at NATTC,

the fellows suggests that he at'I bows some of the things he saw-
tach small mirror mounted oran be
a and his own face can spotted
extension arm, to his shoulder, in that picture, but
scenes
in some
I :,
Then he can see where he's been Foote is convinced that even a r

without turning around. I picture as graphic as that can'i +
How about putting an inner, tell the whole story of what goes 5'tr .
sleeve in your dress jumper, Hamilton I m aboard a carrier 3\ J
with 4 or S "hash marks"'? -

When you want to make an impression I once said that a good ;
Someone
you Just pull that sleeve< test the quality of whiskey
will "LooV way to ;
out and the people say I electric curren
at him, isn't he salty," and stuff i is to pass an of the stuff. 11
quart
like that. Ah me, what's th hrough a
he current causes a precipitation

..Navy understand coming to. that contraption of( lye, tin, arsenic, iron slag am
I how.
whiskey is fair. If,
the
503 that alum
rear of building current) a W: ...r
the liquor chases the ia.a .''w. s...'.as .
looks something like a "loop-o- ver, "' n last week to celebrate the first anniversary of
. plane," is in reality an inverted ack to the generator, you've got Officers, enlisted men and i their guests gathered for enlisted men and members of their families
The contrivance is knownas good whiskey. the Hostess House, popular NATTC meeting place
trainer. I ; house Is shown in the above picture as Mrs. J. B. LYDt'1i."ire ,
"Patterson's Folly," and no one Part of the crowd who attended the open
in left is Lyncb.
Capt.
been a-shopping. He came NATTC cuts the birthday cake. At extreme
but the gunner knows exactly bas with a big dia- of Capt. Lynch Commanding at NAS and at his left is Mrs. Norma.Des',
morning White Senior Chaplain ,
what it'a supposed to .do. I :lond.loniSay: The girl is a Chicagoan. Third from left Is Capt. Robert J. ,
Hostess.
"Noble" James Clyde Harvey Teep us posted J. C. "
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t Page Twelve NATTC JAC AIR NEWS SECTION 10 May, 1945'



I''. -3 Glassy Cherry t-ATRing-- Mulch Slated Tonight I





. Highers Versus Barnett LocalsSeek I Brodt Versus Rosati J :


Revenge In



3'A A Return GoIf "

,
n 1 1'f
d determination means \

anything-and it usually does _

-NATTC's fast moving boxIng :

team is going to give the ..

Massy Marine fighters of

Cherry Point plenty of troublein

the second clash between

these crack service outfits to-

night at the ,NATTC outdoor .1.1r

arena -ft 1

The local ringsters put up a

much better battle than the 5-to-l :

defeat at Cherry Point on 16 April

..- ... indicates, and all signs point to
._ : .
_ M MHW TTTTw. Sailor; kddiIe --- '
_ Marine Al Highers, 138 : liarnett, 133MAlI. : one of the classiest and most ro- Marine\ Howard itrodt,JiI-- Sailor Danny llosatl::1:1U--:

bust swat cards ever waged here

Probable Pairings i ii when the marines and sailors go Raiders Oppose League Team Today; ,
i
at it at 2000.

NATTC-Cherry Probable opponents Point in match the I' Accompanying the Navy ringmen's Entertain Chason Dairy Of Jax Friday

determination Is a big bun-
here tonight are as follows dle of confidence In the belief that Ball games on two -
(Cherry Point listed first) : I they can reverse the situation CHAMPIONSHIP days will be the piece de resist(\ \I

fill/LiNES/ James McFadden, 128, vs. which the marines had well in DOUBLES MATCH ance for NATTC diamond adher-

flyfill Johnny O'Conner, 126. I nand up there. The NATTC matters ents when the Air Raiders eek to .
Leon LeBland 136s.. Char-
have been pointing with un- CARDED TODAYThe better their station league stand-
lie Dedmon, 132. erring earnestness to the second ings today against the T-4 club and
doubles tennis championshipof ,
Al 138 vs. Eddie
Highers ,
Herb Johnston, Jr. meeting, and no matter what the NATTC will be decided at 1330 then go against the Chason Dairy
Barnett 135.LaVerne :
outcome, a slam-bang card is as- nine in an outside tilt tomorrow.
Due to much-looked-forward-to Roach, 147, vs Billy today when Lt. Wesley Miller and Both will be at the ,
visits from wives, happy expres- Ramoth, 151.Howard sured. Lt Joe Whitson, victors in the of- games played r
sions are being worn on these Brodt, 155, vs. Danny Hut, despite! the highly potent ficers' meet'and Bud Lenham and NATTC diamond, starting at 1700. t
The Raiders have another station
men's faces these days: First Sgt. Rosati, 159.: combination of skill, determination Jack Siveter, enlisted men's '
Wm. Meighen, S/Sgt. Blair Ratliff Ray McKnight, 157, vs oppo- and confidence, the local champs, match strokes on the loop encounter slated next Tues-
the M.
and Corp. Walt Kwolek Naturallyeasy nent unnamed. boxers will have their work cutout NATTC courts. day against A. D. entry. >
to understand such a reaction, for them against the Chason Dairy, a member of the ,
rugged
Ottavio (first name and Both teams breezed through the Jacksonville will :'
particularly after the pleasure of I Marine outfit, which also holds Victory League,
unknown Al Sini- in their respective tour-
weight ) vs. opposition be paying its second visit to the ."
meeting them lovely girls. baldi, 180, or Norman Evansen, a high national rating In the neys and a closely contested match Center. On the first occasion the

Corp. Jones, of the Message 184, I service boxing picture. Cherry is expected.The milkmen went home on the short
Center, I Is expecting (Well, Point boasts a collection of experienced singles championship will be end of a 17 to 2 count

"hat'sHonJt' with that \\'aU'11we Tour Jacksonville ShipyardsAn pros and three ama- played off some time next week The Haiders broke even In two
flnUh, will ja?) Joncsy's expecting teurs who recently won national between Lt Miller and Lenham. closely contested engagementslast

the Mrs. down from Minneapolis Interesting Experience Golden Glove championships In Miller, a veteran of ,nany monthsof week, while rain forced a
next \\eek. Let's hope Chicago. The ability of two of action at sea, was the class of
of third
tilt.
Ja\ C. of C, the Continued from I'age Eleven the Golden Glove winners, HowieIlrodt postponement a
y the Keeps up the field in the officers' meet and The locals opened their station
good work on the swell Meat herthej've other time when you need to keep and Al Highers, Is well easily defeated Lt. Roy Womachin loop schedule with a last InningS
been turning on for us your eyes open or you'll subject known here as both fought un- the finals, 6-1, 62.
to 1
triumph over the Marine
lately. yourself to the stomping of a der the NAT1C banner beforelen'ing assistantnet
Lenham, formerly an
Fighters of Mainside but then
,
Had the pleasure of meeting crowd ready to "secure, about the Center's Marine instructor to E. J. Faulkner, .
were humped for the second time
hours. Their work is Aviation
1515 day Detachment
Corp. Bill Johnson's family the last summer one time Davis Cup coach, had by the Welch Army Hospital
from 0700 to 1530. for
other day. A charming little wife Cherry Point. The third more difficulty in winning the en- nine of Daytona Beach, 4 to 1.
has our boy. Bill, and also a "cut! The shipbuilding activity sprawlsover Golden Glove champ Is Lav"erne listed men's title. He was pressedto A deluge of rain washed out theclash
as a bug's ear" little boy who's going a 60-acre once-marshy tract Roach, and he is rated one of the the limit by Don Radel, AEM with A and It of MalnsldnIn
between the river and Municipal outstanding members of the Marine student, before coming out on top, the first Inning -

Stadium in East Jacksonville."Sprawl" team. :5-7, 6-3, 6-4. Trailing 4-3 in the' The loss to Welch was a'I tough .
is the word for Undoubtedly two of the best '
hardly ,
final set, Lenham ran three one for the Raiders and
there are evident plan and orderin bouts on the card will be the Eddie straight games to win. The ath- for Paul especially, ,. "<..
I Righthander Janik. who
1 the layout; you just don't get I Bainett-Highers and Danny Ro- letic specialist is a polished player' hurled four-hit ball. The 'payoff '
11 I! set up, operating and producing sati-Brodt clashes. Highers and and formerly was an Instructor at was a circuit smash with,'two, ,
: i,I nearly a hundred ships in three the popular, hard working Barnettare tennis clubs in Pennsylvania and i Welsh men on in the fourth inning ',>A: vl
short (starting from highly skilled boxers, while
years at Swarthmore College. '.
by Outfielder Bill Fuchs The' ,I
I scratch) unless there are well laid both Itosatl and Brodt are top Lenham scored his victory over *
G Raiders, held to six hits by Hurlers .:J.
out and notchers and each pack a out-I : .
ffi designs programs. kayo Radel Monday, while Miller Bill Waites and Chuck *
Chapple,
I If you're in good walking fettle, punch.for It will be vhe second meet stroked Womach last week. I got their only tally in the secondon
ing Rosati and Brodt.
you can get a pretty clear idea of Howie -'- t- bingles by Chet Hallski and
how ships are built by spending an initial was awarded duel. a split decision in the I Chief: I've been told that you Wally Tablsz.

r afternoon at the yards-providing, The were drunk last night and were It was a different story in the
return
of
of course, you can wangle your Barnett to the seen pushing a wheelbarrow down game with the Marine Fighters at
ring will
wars offset the
loss
way past a well-pistoled guard. of Yorktown Avenue Mainside. Al Walker, little right-
\ The whole production, from Alabama Dubose, light heavy- II S2c: That's true, sir. hander, and Charlie Woddall, vet-
0= \ I cutting of huge sheets of steel the weight station, who temporarily has left Chief: And where was Iall that eran outfielder, combined their respective .
I { :;' down to installation of the last on duty. Barnett missed I time? [ talents for the win. Walk
} bell, takes place right there the 16 April joust because of an S2c: In the wheelbarrow, sir. I er held the leathernecks to six hits,
1. flange burners, acetylene fired eye injury. I while Woddail, who is at his best
l and electrically moved, operate The match will be tht sixth for to report to Chapel Hill Pre-FlighT in the clutch, delivered in the first
< in rows of six, eight and ten, the current Training Center team, utilized a few days of his leave of the ninth to drive in the win.
4 I 1i so that a single man, following which won four straight before the period in order to stay over for the ning run. Marine Zeze Mazeka was
loss at
a template which comes with Cherry Point. It will be the match. the
losing twirler he hurled
to be a ball player some day each sheet of steel, can cut that last show for Lt. Roy Womach, This will be the first outdoor good ball though

J\ The youngster has seen the old many Identical pieces of steel at who for two seasons has projected card here since last summer, In The local nine slated to
was
man play and figures he's gotta the same time. NATTC ring teams into the na- case of bad weather, the match the team there op
Mayport Navy
prove to the world of sport that While he's operating the burn- tional spotlight. Womach, who is will be hel', at the auditorium. yesterday pose ,
is not .
fumbling hereditary.Still --
ers, cranes with a tremendous ton- ----
officially in Aviation, Pfc. nage capacity move overhead I Bulkhead 5 Seamen
To
Going
Fred Slagle is fast becoming shunting the steel back and forth

known as a "Line" man or along eight concrete craneways, Pre-Flight School ,
should we say a "waistline" man. hauling it to the platen shop where
The graying ex-grocer from the the sections are put together for r'i A quintet of seamen now in the V /
nation's capital doggedly drives Installation in the ship themselves. i = .'P- : AEM School have been approved
himself daily to the "ready to : ::: for return to the Navy Preflight
,.
Between each two ways there is ; : .
drop" stage trying to achieve the "H :r. 03 School at the University of Geor-
another huge crane which placesthe .. ; $ gia where will
trim slimness that was his as a steel sections where : :t} \ they take up train
they are
youth, decade or ;. j A ) \ ing as aviation cadets.
some so agoThere' ? .)
to go; and there are ladders and 1 ; .) .
-fl. .. ) 1 The group is scheduled to repoJ t
a sad (sorry) little catwalks that make it possible to ) : : !f' ( ., to the University 13 June for the
tune!' nn the current music martcalled see the interiors of the ships as the li V :v :< "\ course of instruction. They foi.
${
"One Meat hall and ever work \ \ :
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progresses.All merly were In the preflight school
since IIl..teek we're sadder around are. the workers; d\\ { C\\ but when personnel became exces-
than ever when we hear It, on welders, riveters, helpers and a ''H ( \ sive they were trasferred to
account of
the M.A.I "meatbaU" host of other skilled and unskilled > J i. I \ N A TTC. Upon completion of the
done :
shipped tIIlt.'e laborers, in a whirl of activity for I \ L \ff work at Athens, they are sched-
mean, of
course, hgt. Jim Aver- the most part. ) uled to receive 'commissions.
,! C"l
ano. rne'i..hall1\IAA, sports star Then, too, there are the '= \ f' Those whose applications were
and movie
commentator (you "Matzles," some of whom could approved are Riley II. Curtis, Jr.,
could always hear him all over stand up well beside Hollywood'sown n LJVI Milo W Hanson, Moses S. Har-
the NATTC Auditorium), Anhoo ,'- version; some dressed irv I J. .nlS \ den, Herman B. Hunter, and Stan
we already miss our chunky greasy coveralls some In overal ) ) ley G, Sla,ke. nil seamen second I
chum and wish him lurk on his some in snug-fitting sharksk*to e 'Ii1j ( class i
". new tour of duty slacks he casj_ _
and
equally snug-fittirr' J '
Most of us know that M.A.D. blouses, The reasons for this MZai: .:t work, \i I ":- J-.. ;j J I .....f And then there-was the mountaineer

means Marine Aviation Detach ter resort-like attire of some of"tL*'In a l' who put a silencer on Ma
ment. But we're observing a very workers are quite obvious T -- f"t J shotgun because his daughter
special day on Sunday, and we Although the tankers being bull*. .ll' Iiu._ wanted a quiet wedding. I J
thought it quite fitting this weekto are comparatively small ( ,()?:: reng t than \ l 1

interpret our column-heading in tons loaded, 1,800 light I. they wit11 'from c ) S Sign on the back of an automobile -
a dedicatory sense and call it pack quite a quantity of fuel-5 t/lbatlnj; dr ( -. .- -"< :' /Nt.'" by a newly married couple:
"i Mother and Devotion," synonymous 30,000 barrels which, broken dow<:red 10| the rig S 7"1 '...... '.. This is the result of careless talk!
\ \ word brimful of love .... to neat
and into gallons runs up a totaf.' .aUty.tan ', .. ""
hope a love that knows no of 1,650,000; and that would Icee a1 .* Postcard from Sailor on leave:
bounds, and hope that springs car rolling for quite somflP eraticn cf the \irry I be in wonderful
your 0 boy, they'll here a minute. "Having' time. Wih'could ; I
I eternil time }\ (Courew( of Tl'>9 Blu.|nrk..ll afford it"

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