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VOL. 3, No. 12 ,, I 31 May, 19'5
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I ;, ,' An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command _

I' ( ) U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDAPhilippinesOkinawa




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t""' .., ; j. Navy fighter and dive-bomber pilots, fresh from ,

:; .JI'" .,; some of the most recent Pacific battle actions and raiding:

: sorties on the Philippines, Okinawa, Formosa, Hong Kong }

:. ..; and Indo-China, were decorated by Capt. Herbert E. Regan "
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.. z .. Saturday morning.The .
'". ,: group of 12 together with a PBY aircrewman, received ,

( ,, 'dt........ a total of 18 medals, including a Navy Cross, sixDFC's
." "f &ir Medals Navy and Marine Medal
f' # eight a Corps ;
---- a Purple Heart and a Presidential '

6 Ration Board Asks Unit Citation. N"

*\ % Recipient of the most =

t, t1 awards was Lt. (jg) William '

,. Speed In ApplyingFor P. Colleran, of Chicago, who

won the DFC for a successfuldive

Tobacco CardsThe bombing attack on enemy
fleet units off the Philippines dur. w"p

station rationing board issued ing the decisive Battle for Leyte
.. > a reminder announcement Gulf last October, the Air Medal
for softening-up sorties over ene
yesterday that tobacco rationingwill
go into effect at NAS Jack my-held Philippines land bases,
and the Gold Star in lieu of a second
I 3 June and
? sonville on Sunday, ,
1 that come division officers have I Air Medal for adding the extra
.ap j not yet appeared at the board offices fillip of shooting down a Jap ,
; ; in Building 930 to secure applications plane in flames while bombing and
for their personnel."It strafing an airfield

is imperative that all applications First Okinawa Raid
be made immediately," the Lt. Colleran, who flew from Vie;

,; announcement said, "in order for Admiral John S. McCain's Second
Carrier Task Force, also participated
all personnel to obtain cards by
:< in the first U. S. strike on
... the time the rationing program
Okinawa in January and raids on
.... goes into effect"Under
Formosa and Nipponese shippingin
<..; the present plan, ration the China Sea. He is now undergoing
/ books will be sent by the station
landing signal officer train.
board to division officers, who in
at this station.
ing
: \ turn will issue them to their per-
The highest single award of the
sonnel. Each individual will be entitled

I' f day-the Navy Cross-went to Lt.
to obtain six packages: of
r' : James Ritchie, of San Pedro Cal,
'.' cigarette?, or 12 cigars, or four
installations
for and
bombing strafing Jap
ounces of smoking tobacco each
on the Philippines before
'J.i' week.
the U. S. landings last October
The ration board pointed out A fighter pilot attached to
b : that tobacco points will be good Vice Admiral T. C. Kincaid's Sev-
only on specined dates. For example enth Fleet, he is also credited with
I coupon number one will be shooting down two Jap planes dur.
r I valid only for the week of 3 June, ing one of his sorties. He is now
and cannot be saved for use at attached to VF-5 as a Corsair '

,: some future date.Dependents instructor:
f' are required to apply Among the other medal winners t
in person to the rationing was Lt. Comdr. Clarence A. Blouin,
L' board in Building 930 for their of Whltinsvllle, Mass, who has recently -
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cards. Hours are from 0800 to taken over direction of the
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4 1630. I NAOTC station Instructors' School on this
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Destroys!! Enemy 1'lane
..... .. _v v ,,_v '" The Station Scene Lt. Comdr. Blouin won the Air
cC.11'T.. HERBERT E. RbGAN, station commanding officer, is shown above pinning the DFC on Medal for shooting down an enemy
I Lt (jg) William I'. Colleran, during medal-award ceremonies Saturday Lt. Colleran also won the Air \Vh\te-clad sailors, pouring out plane after making a strafing attack
:Medal and Gold Star. Highest single award of the day went to Lt. James Ritchie, top left who received of the mainmde movie like a giant on a Japanese air base in the
the Navy Cross. Others are, left to right, top row: Lt. (Jg) John Edmonds, DFC and Navy and corn-popper popping o\er. Philippines and for leading his
Marine Corps :Medal; Lt (jg) William Abney, DFC and Air Medal: and Lt. (jg) Donald Hedges, DFC. 0Settlors three-division formation in the
Bottom row left to right, are: Lt. Ralph Rice, DFC and Air Medal; Lt. Comdr. C. A. Blouin, Air I calling -moving i breaking up of an enemy aerial attack -
Medal; Lt. (jg) Robert Beck, Air Medal, and Lt. (jg) Clift Cornwall, Air :Medal. Medal-winners not I dog out from in front of fast- force He has previously been
pictured above included Lt. John Murphy, DFC; Lt. (jg) Forrest Packwood, Air Medal; Lt (jg) Grant mot'ing station bus on Langley awarded the Silver Star for lead-

Cole Purple Heart, and Joseph L. Liska, AMMlc, Presidential Citation. street ing fighter sweeps over Formosaand
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-- '*" '*" '*" 18 aircraft
for burning
.-- --- personally
( ItAWm IILASTS JIB New Carriers Named The outdoor nioiic screen making on the ground.A .
lecil C.O. UppedIn Lieut. Comdr. Bill Rawie, former For Major BattlesFour a sorrowful spectacle by collapsing member of Vice Admiral Marc
flight training officer at Lee Field, during heavy lainstorw. A. Mitscher's First Carrier Task
'*" '*"
DetachedComdr. was an eye-witness to the recent battles or operations now Continuet On Page Seven
Rank Station skipper diiiinq car
famous in American history will
sinking of the Jap super-battleship
Yamato and the heavy cruiser be commemorated by new aircraft himself-stopRtntj to give lift to Lt. (jg)JTTJ. Smith
Michael P. "Seabags"Bagdanovich I carriers bearing their names. stranded Marine second lieutenant
Agano. at corner of Mustln and Enterprise
former skipper of I Comdr. Rawie led his dive bomber Largest of the warships is the streets. Awarded Bronze Star

Air Group 17 and for the past group through "stinking" 45,000-ton carrier, the USS Coral *, '* Lt. (jg) Robert J. Smith, aide
'seven months commanding officer weather to help scuttle the BB Sea, named for the unique s'a-air A "Use-Center-Lane-for-Passinq to Rear Adm. Ralph E. Davison,
NAAS Cecil Field, has been promoted in just 17 minutes by the cockpit action of that name which was Only sign restmtj incongruously Chief of Naval Air Operational
clock. The Agano went down in conducted solely by opposing air under a tree In the middle of the Training, was awarded the Bronze

command to captain of the and USS, transferredto Wolverine, five---minutes.------ --- craft. ____ __h park_ nert_ to___Yorktown_ ___ _street__ Star ing a medal brief Tuesday ceremony afternoon in the dur.ad

NAOTC training carrier at Glen- Releases miral's office. -
view Ill, it was announced yesterday Navy Department ReportOf Lt. Smith, who served with Admiral
Davison aboard the USS

War Casualties Ship-by-Ship Franklin, received his award for
Captain Bagdanovich has been meritorious conduct from 28 June

succeeded at Cecil Field by Comdr. Herewith the JAN .111 n n? NEWS: I --- --- -- '- --- ----- - 1944 to 28 March 1945 in the Western '
Howard E. Born, former executive print in lit entirety the rorc-nt- FRANKLIN was badly damaged Next among the carrier type, in i Pacific
officer of the USS Bismarck Sea, ly-rele.iseil official Navy Department by enemy planes off the Japanese number of casualties is the U. S. "Through his skillful display of
sunk off Iwo Jima in Febiuary. report of casualties, ship coast on March 19 1915, casual S. LISCOME BAY, aircraft car- enemy air raids on the air intercept
mince| then he has been on duty in by ship, in World War II.-FM.: tics totaled more than l,072-3U rier escort, which hid a smaller board in the flag plotting room, ha
t d. Bureau of Naval Personnel in Numerical comparisons of casualties dead, 4J1 missing and more than complement than the U. S S. provided his group commanderwith
,Washington from various vessels is 300 wounded (Navy Department FRANKLIN The LISCOME BAY Indispensable information for "
Both Capt. Bagdanovich and complicated by many factors, Press Release May 17, 1913) At wail lost as a result of being torpedoed the maneuvering" of the task
Comdr. Born- are graduates of the among which are the following: least one vessel of another type by an enemy submarine on group his citation states.
Naval Academy at Annapolis, and the percentage of casualties in relation has had a greater number of per- November 24, 1913 In the Gilbert The citation was signed by Vic
both were active in athletics, Capt. to the total complement of sonnel casualties during the present Islands area (Navy Department' Adm Marc A. Mitscher, Commander
Bagdanovich achieving recognitionas the vessels, and the participationof war. This was the USS, Communique No 437, December First Carrier Task( Foroe,
a member of the football team the vessel in one or more than ARIZONA, battleship, which dur- 13, 1943) She was the only ship Pacific.[
and Comdr. Born as a member of one engagement. ing the attack on Pearl Harbor lost during 19 major raids against Lt Smith, a native of Columbus, r
the lacrosse: team. It is thought that the USS. December 7, 1911, lost 1,104 officers 15 enemy bases ?jy our big carrier Ohio, is a graduate of Dartmouth ,
The retrilng Cecil Field skipperIs FRANKLIN, aircraft carrier, suffered and men. Personnel losses of task forces which ranged from the College and Yale graduate school,
a native of Nashua N. II., while more casualties, numerically, the ,heavy! cruiser HOUSTON and Solomons to Marcus: from the and former. diving champion: of
Comdr. Corn's permanent horn is than any other carrier-type vesselIn the light cl'ulstJUNEAU were Marshall to the Marianas and' New York, Ohio, Connecticut'
in Racine Wls. i a single engagement, When the also h.!avy. foiiilimej on laeTwo, New Jersey' ,
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Navy Department Releases.Report, ; ..


Of. War Casualties I i Ship-by-Ship i '

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Contlnueo'fron Page 1
WEEK January 10, 1945.) 1942, as the result of enemy action
Palau. (Cine Pac and Poa Press I to the Battle -
The U. S. S. JACOB JONES, during and subsequent P
12 1944.)
:
Release No. 397, May .of Midway. Casualties in the M
was sunk by an enemy
including'the destroyer,
heavy,
Her casualties were few and were
YORKTOWN were
7 loss of Rear Admiral Hen submarine off Cape May, New Jer-
included in the total personnel
ry M. :Mullinnix, USN, task force sey, Just before dawn on February losses In the Battle of Midway: 92 .
28 1942. There were only eleven
commander who was aboard, andCapt.aln officers and 215 enlisted men.
Irving D. Wlltsie, USN, survivors consisting of nine engine CommuniqueNo.

skipper of the ship. Some two room ratings and two apprentice Com' (Navy. 125,Department September 16, 1942.) W hats
hundred survivors of the LISCOME seamen. (Navy Department n.ew.t "cYJIV
No. 50 March 3, 1942.) PEARL HARBOR
their munique ,
BAY were interviewed upon 'The personnel losses resulting By Sfft. II. E. I King
t' return to California. (Twelfth The light cruiser, U. S. S. JU- from the Japanese attack on Pearl CONVERSATIONi This was
Naval District Press Release, De- NEAU, sunk by enemy action dur- Harbor, December 7, 1941, were heard outside the 1st Sgt/s office
cember 13. 1943.) ing the Battle of Guadalcanal, November 2,117 officers and enlisted men of many times as each man filed out
OTHER VESSELS: 13-15/ 1942 (Navy Depart- the Navy and Marine Corps killed, with his cigarette ration card!
s Published casualties on certain ment Communiques Nos. 194, 198 960 still reported as missing and (Having Just signed his life awayIn
other U. S. Naval vessels in the and 248)) had a high percentage of 876 wounded (Navy Department erder to obtain same.) A coupleof
4 present war follow, in alphabeticalorder casualties, approximately ten of Press Release, December 6, 1942; wild-eyed personages, easily,
: her personnel having survived. OUR NAVY AT WAR, Official recognizable as fag fiends, accosted
The light cruiser U. S. R. BIRMINGHAM When the heavy,cruiser U, S. S. Report Covering'Combat Operations I the new card owners like this:
sustained extensive MINNEAPOLIS was severely dam- up to March 1, 1944, by Admiral "Say, do you smoke T You do?,
damage during. the Battle for aged in the Battle of Tassafaronga, (now Fleet Admiral) ErnestJ. Oh." Sometimes things would goa
Leyte Gulf, October 24-26, 1044, November 30-December, 1942, her King, USN, Commander In little further: "Say, do you
when attempting to aid the stricken casualties were low. (Navy De- Chief, U. S. Fleet, and Chief of smoke T You don't T J 11! Well, how
U. S. S. PRINCETON. The partment Press Release, January Naval Operations, Pg 7 of Reprint about glvlnp- -Oh, your wife
BIRMINGHAM: suffered 649 casualties 31, 1944.) ). smokes, I see!" Then, with a re
Lt. Comdr. Stalling more than one-third of The U. S. S. MONAGHAN, destroyer The best available figures, based signed shrug, the frustrated
This is a difficult sketch to I them instantly killed when the was lost during combat on official sources. on casualties smoker would light another one
write, because if you know her PRINCETON exploded. These casualties operations in the Western Pacific incurred in the Pearl Harbor attack and eye the next touch. Incidentally
well enough to do her Justice, you comprised 229 dead and 420 during a typhoon of severe inten- by individual ships. follow: do YOU smoke T tZVEUEi
will wind up sounding like golden Injured. (Navy Department Press sity. Only six of the personnel of U. S. S. ARIZONA, battleship, ( Conspicuous over at .
eyrup. On the other hand, if you I Release April 8, 1945.) the MONAGHAN were rescued. 1,104 dead: '47 officers and 1,057 Ship's Service last Thursday was
don't know her well, then you not The loss of theOJ. S. S. BISMARCK (Navy Department Press Release. men. ARIZONA'S personnel loss the line of men waiting to buy
only miss the whole point of the SEA, escort aircraft car- January 10, 1945)). was by far the heaviest of all the. cigarette lighters to light the cigarettes ':
I
sketch, but miss a personal pleasure rier, as the result of enemy action The U. S. S. MOUNT HOOD, ships In the harbor. they were going to stand In
as well.Anyhow while supporting the assault on ammunition ship, accidently blew U. S. S. CALIFORNIA,,battle- line to buy after they stand in line
meet Lt. Comdr. EdithL. Iwo Island on February 21, 1945, up and was lost at an advanced ship, 98 dead: 6 officers and 92 to get ration cards to buy them
Stallings, boss of all the WAVES was announced by the Commanderin base In the.Central Pacific. (Navy with. A vicious cycle, Isn't It 1..
id NAOTC. You've probably seen Chief of the U. S. Pacific Fleet, Department Communique No. 553, men.U.. S. S. HELENA, light cruiser, That Ronson lighter line was quite ;
her chugging around the station in in Cine Pac and Poa Press Release December 5, 1944.) The only survivors 101 casualties: :31 dead and more a queue, all right. I stood there! \
an auto of dubious vintage, with No. 45, March 24, 1945. The of the crew of 22 ,.officerrand than 70 wounded. for forty-five minutes. Was afraid '
the added attraction of ,Vicki, a announcement included the state 296 enlisted men were 1 officer U. S. S. MARYLAND, battleship most of the time that there wax
gleaming black cocker pup, hang ment that the commanding officer, and 17 enlisted men who, a few 4 dead: 2 officers and 2 men. going to be trouble because I Y
ing precariously out the window.Or Captain John Lockwood Pratt, minutes before the tragedy occurred U. S. S. NEVADA battleship, counted exactly six knives being )
maybe you have sat across the USN, and most of the ship's com had left the vessel in small 50 dead: 3 officers and 47 men. used by anxious waiters. Three a
desk from her and been mildly boats to go ashore. (Navy Department 1
pany were survivors. U. S. S. OKLAHOMA, battle- were employed cleaning fingernails /: -
surprised! at the twinkle in her The U. S. S. BOISE, light Press Release, February ship, 415 dead: 20 officers and 395: ; one man' was idly sticking this
startlingly blue stralght-as-an-ar- cruiser, was damaged in the action 13, 1945.) men. The OKLAHOMA'S person into the ground, another fiend.* ,
lOW glance. At any rate, maybe off Cape Esperance In the Solo- The U. S. S. PLYMOUTH, gunboat nel casualties were second to those I l.ihly hacking away at that little n
you didn't know that: mon Islands on the night of Oc- was sunk a short distanceoff of the ARIZONA in numbers. white fence, and the last blade'was i
Because of wide travels before tober 11.12, 1942. Three officers the North Carolina coast on U. S. S. TENNESSEE, battle- used by a sailor who was playfully -
the war, she Is rich in friendshipswith and 104 men were killed in this August 5, 1943, as the result of ,ship, I S dead. cutting the belt straps on :
people of many countries all action. Her wounded received underwater explosion. (Navy De- U. S. S. UTAH, target ship, 58 his huddle's dungarees. Have a ,.
over the globe-likes her coffee such efficient medical aid that partment Communique No. 458: dead: 6 officers and 52 men. light? Got a cigarette? Got two?,
strong! and hot (ah, Navy!) every one subsequently recovered. August 15, 1943.) sixty members U. S. S. WEST VIRGINIA, bat- ATHLETICS MTSgt. Louisthe
has a sharp, warm sense of humor (Navy Department Press Release, of her crew were picked up by a tleshlp, 105 dead: 2 officers and ( Stomach) Ebert sat and
which gets much exercise everyday November 19, 1942.) Coast Guard cutter. (Navy Department 103 men. The WEST VIRGINIA squirmed under my glance as he-
was formerly on the Dean's The destroyer U. S. S. EDSALLwas Press Release, October lost the third largest number of tried to answer for the team's
Staff at the University of Alabama reported missing and pre- 7, 1943.) dead. string of defeats. After finally
commissioned a Jg in September sumed lost in Navy Department The U. S. S. PRINCETON, aircraft ritE.PEARl. HARBOR muttering something about the
1942, Jax was her first duty Communique No. 61, March 24, carrier, sunk during the Battle Published casualties on the following weather he reported another loss
station has a touch of genius GAL TWO-Navy Department.. .. for Leyte Gulf, October 24-26, naval vessels damaged or for last week. MAD Marines;
in her ability to judge people and 1942. The last report from the 1944. Her commanding officer, sunk in the Atlantic Ocean priorto MFOTU5. He then eased his
thus assign personnel on a success EDSALL placed her in waters Captain William H. Buracker, our declaration of war, December bulk a little closer and said, con- .
scale that must average mighty south of Java early in March 1942. USN, and 133 other officers and 8, 1941: fldential-llke, that he expected a
close to 4.0 is amused at her Personnel losses from the EDSALLwere 1,227 enlisted men were saved. The U. S. S. KEARNY, destroyer winning streak soon! The outlook i
efforts to stay militarily neat and high, all hands aboard being Casualties among her personnelwere one of a number of vessels on the softball side I is quite a bit
thus is constantly trying new hairden with the vessel. light. (Cine Pac Communique .t-
reported missing escorting a convoy on the nightof better, I'm glad to say Charlie f
(present one vaguely The U. S. S. GAMBIER BAY, No. 165, October 25, 1944.) At October 16-17, lOn, from Iceland ;!! Long, with a splitting grin, came
reminiscent of a Dutch fashion) escort aircraft carrier, lost in the I the Press Conference held by the to North America, was torpedoed In Wednesday to tell of >it walloping J
WAVE to be honored Gulf October 24- Secretary of the Navy on Decem-
the only Battle for Leyte amidships. Eleven men 16 to 0 victory over Ship's Servo
t y membership, she is Kiwi Number 26, 1944 (Navy Department Com I ber 6, 1944, Captain Buracker were killed as a result of the at ice on Tuesday. Everybody got a
t 7'0 'in Dr. Margaret Chung's No. 654 November 17 stated! that 10 officers and 98 enlisted
munique tack. In addition 2 men were seriously hit, he said, and the runs flowed
famous "sons'1 clan is unique 1944)), suffered low casualties, approximately men were lost with the injured and 8 men received like wine. Friday found his spirits
in that she Is never too busy to 600 of her crew being PRINCETON, and a number of minor wounds (OUR NAVY AT dented but not daunted by the }
listen genuinely interested saved. (Navy Department Press her personnel were wounded. WAR, Official Report Covering close game with VPB Thursday
whether you present a sorrow to be Release, November 30, 1944.) The U. S. S. ST. LO, escort air- Combat Operations up to March The contc/t ran Into the overtimeand
lessened, a problem to be untangled I When the U S. S. HONOLULU, craft carrier, was lost in the Bat 1, 1944, by Admiral (now Fleet Admiral resulted In a well earned victory
a joy to be shared just as light cruiser, was damaged October tle,for Leyte Gulf, October 24.26, ) Ernest J. King USN, Com for VPB. The score: VPB-
milling to be pleased over your 20, 1944, in Leyte Gulf, there 1944. (Navy Department Com mander In Chief, U. S. Fleet, and 2; MFOTU-. "We'll get 'em
leave plans at to be concerned over I were 112 casualties: 65 dead and munique No. 554, November 17, Chief of Naval Operations Pg. 6; next time," said Long. And I
your change of duty status, 47 wounded. (Navy Department 1944.) The losses of the ST. LO Navy Department Press Release, think we will too.110RJESllOEMs. j
lives in the gate house, of Azaltana Press Release, March 27, 1945./ ) I were low, 800 of her men being October 29, 1941.) After quite a '
Lodge on the St. John's near The U. S. S. HOUSTON, heavy picked up. (Navy Department The U. S. S. REUBEN JAMES, bit of practice Hornby and Loven-
Park her hobbyis cruiser after in the Press Release, November 30, 1944.)
Orange says participating
was torpedoed and sunk bury of the Metal Shop felt that
collecting antique Jewelry, including Battle of Java Sea, February 27, I The U. S. S. SAN FRANCISCO, during the night of October 30-31, they formed an unbeatable horse ;
rare and exquisitely carved 1942, left Tanjong Prlok after darkon I heavy cruiser, was damaged slightly 1941, while convoying In tin; North shoe team, so the two challenged '
lava stones, but her friends think February 28, 1942, In company during an enemy air attack on Atlantic, west of Iceland. One the men in Rigging to a game. Petn 4 I
she; could better claim it is thinkingup with H.M.A.S. PERTH, with the I' U. S. Naval forces engaged in bombardment hundred officers and men died as Skorput and Cayse hastily teamed
elegant surprises'! for other peo- Intention of passing through Sun- I of enemy positions to the a result of the torpedoing and 45 up and trimmed the confident 4 ;
pie delights in epicurean treats, da Strait,during dark hours. During westward of our positions on were rescued. (Navy Department couple four (it's a fact, man) series 1
and dishes out many of her own the night an enemy report from I Guadalcanal on November 12, 1942. Press Releases November 24, 1941, in a row. Who says practice
concoction to any of the umpteen HM.A.S. PERTH was received Thlrt of the SAN FRANCISCO'Spersonnel and October 31, 1941.) makes pair-feet.
house guests who always seem to which indicated that she and the were killed. (Navy Department -- - ___ u_ _h .
be around is pleased!' when HOUSTON had come Into contact Communique No. 191,
guests like the gracefully kneeling with a force of Japanese: ship off I November 13, 1942.) ACI Officers Honored ,
little statuette of St. Anne, patron St. Nicholas Point. Nothing has The battleship, U. S. S. SOUTH
ealnt of sailors, which stands Just been heard from the HOUSTON DAKOTA, was damaged In the
'inside the entrance to her quarters since! that time. (Navy Department Battle of Guadalcanal, November I ;? rTTT
took a BS degree in PreMedat Communique No. 54, March 12-15,1942, and 30 men were killed ;
U. of New Hampshire, and then 14, 1942.) The personnel of the and 60 wounded. (Navy Department i
snagged an MA in English from HOUSTON were reported missing, Press Release, October 26, a1 r .
Alabama has a wonderful oil but since that time certain of them 1944.) ;J _
painting which she salvaged for a have been reported as prisoners of The U. S. S. SPENCE, destroyer,
was lost during a typhoon of severe 4
song from a heap of odds and ends
at an English outdoor market just war.During combat operations in the i intensity during combat op-
because the liked it erations In the Western Pacific.
was as Western Pacific, the destroyer U. I w
I, surprised and pleased as a child at S. S. HULL was lost In a typhoonof Twenty-four of the personnel of Ti
'. the SPENCE, including one officerof
Christmas when Upturned out tote severe intensity which developed
a genuine Rubens her with great rapidity. The commandIng the Supply Corps, were saved.
F. friends wish (it were possible for officer, four other officers and (Navy Department Press Release, REAR ADMIRAL RALPH K. J\'JSOS-Chlef: of Naval Opcra-
her to cart all such diverse beauty 49 men of the HULL were rescued. January 10, 1945.) tlonal Training, Is shown above (enter: ) with two members of his
around with her, instead of consigning The loss of the destroyer U. S. S. staff who awarded
(Navy Department Press Release, were Bronze S tar Medals last Thursday. Both
to a musty bank vault for WARRINGTON at sea in a recent Air Combat
Intelligence Officers, they are: Lt. Comdr. Robert G.
t the duration recently startled correspondence with umpteen Atlantic hurricane was announcedin Currie, left, and Lt Comdr. Gall J, Burck, right.
three base bound WAVE officers WAVES, invariably ending each Navy Department Press Release
by driving up alongside and taking one with the succinct "more soon" September 17, 1044. The an- Lieut Comdr. Robert Gordon I Comdr. Currle received his award.
'I'' them for a noon picnic lunch off can have a whale of a good nouncement included the state Currie, on duty with the Naval Air Lt Comdr Burck was Operations -| '
the station near: a garden by the time with a box of cracker Jacks ment that loss of life was heavy Operational Training Command at and Air Combat Informs-
. river believes hobbies may be without losing one iota of dignity in the WARRINGTON.The II the Jacksonville Naval Air Station, tion officer of a bombing squadron. -_
more indicative/ of skills than for- gets a terrific bang out ofFlorida's aircraft carrier U. S. S. I and Lt. Comdr. Gall Johnson I His citation,.signed by Fleet
mal training and sometimes makes flowers, and Is presently WASP, sunk In the South Pacific Burck, Air Combat Intelligence .Admiral C W. Nlmltz, said, "His\
amazingly successful duty assignments rapturous over the giant pink and on September 15, 1942, as the result r I officer on the NAOTC staff were I Initiative, energy and superior abil-
on that hunch is no blue hydrangeas believes that of an enemy submarine attack presented Bronze Star medals here j ity were direct contributing factorsat
\, Pollyannn but refuses to let the women can do sturdy, practical while engaged in covering the last Thursday. The presentationswere I all times toward the successful
\) vicissitudes of living turn the wine work for the Navy and still retain movement of reinforcements and made by Rear Admiral Ralph I prosecution of the war against
of her enjoyment in living into their femininity, as well as touchesof supplies into Guadalcanal, suffered E. Davlson. .Japan."
vinegar drives her car like a individualism which make for casualties of about 10% of her per- It was for his activity while -
hot pilot is proud that Vicki mental poise and physical charm sonnel. serving as an ACI officer on the The Navy plans no general demobilization -
has both a regular Navy dog tag Is herself the best proof of The' U. S. S. YORKTOWN, air- staff of a fast carrier task group J of personnel, includ
and a forma, official ID card I that belief a heckuva swell craft carrier, has "light' casual operating in the Pacific from July j ing WAVES, until Japan is defeated -
garners on prodigious personal person! ties." She was sunk on June ,7, 1, P44, to March H, 19411, that Lt. an official announcement says. < 4Page



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t ti:I Out on Seaplane Point there has grownup In addition to the standard equipment that all who fly have complete knowledgeof giving survival instruction to a groupof

a small jungle camp as an accurate Included In every life raft survival kit, I all their equipment and how to use it. enlisted men. In the picture at left,
( fascinule of a South Pacific island, com the officers are also learning how to use The training in land survival is only one
plete with palm lean-to's, bamboo and the natural resources of the Pacific jungle phase of the AESO's work. It is his job one of these students' students is prepare

., shell cooking Implements, weapons and ) terrain, particularly in regard to to know all the angles and all the answers, ing a delicious K-ration-and-herb dinnerin
1 c fo(+d.! edible roots, leaves and fruits. from what to do at high altitudes to they NAS Jax's: synthetic jungle. At cen-
Nearby stand: an engineless PBY which All this is part of the NAS Jacksonville j quickest method of ditching a plane. He's ter, two aircrewmen practice building a
will'never fly again but Is still performing AESO (Aviation Equipment and Survival the man who knows how to set up a shelter with part of a parachute, and
a vital war mission, In this plane is Officers) School. Gibson girl transmitter or a salt-to-fref making such essentials as a moss bunk
j stowed all manner of survival gear, and The AESO's who complete the prescribed I water still, how to use signal equipment, and cooking utensils. At right, an AESO
1 here a group of Naval officers are learn- courses go out to Patsu Casu or and how to rig, fit and use such items as tries his own hand at rigging a snare designed -
ing what is stowed where, how to get it I carrier units to instruct and aid all fi" a sea anchor or an oxygen mask. to catch unwary small animals, the '
out, and what to do with it on the jungle- ing personnel. They devote their full time AESO students at the Jax: school receive theory being there's always a meat short- ,
covert'beach, and skill to the business of being certain practice in passing on the word age on Borneo.
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N. HOSPITAL -: High Rate Of War Bond Buying InlW A VES ADDlv For I II' t'f

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: CHATTER i NAOTC; Brings Magazine's Praise Officer f Training ; t'I
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I high purchases -- -- -- -- --
U S. Naval Hospital i ,throughout the Naval AirI ''Is being fought on all fronts, 'in. I Applications for officer-candi YY

I Operational Training Command I, eluding an Inflation front. I can date training are beginning to I v
Have you heard of the Hosp- drew praise in the May issue of :: not commend too highly these In- come in from enlisted WAVES, the
Waves Softball team? It's time Fighting Dollars, official Navy, I I spicing results" Station Educational Office reported -
!. \ these girls get a bow! The team bond sales magazine, which noted t When Assistant Chief of the this week.
was organized in March with La- that 84 per cent of NAOTC of- I Bureau of Aeronautics, Admiral i To be eligible for officer-candi- s
gow, Nell C. PhM3c as captain. fleets and enlisted personnel now Davison gave added impetus to I date training, WAVES must meet
They played then first game in have bond allotments ,I the program through addresses the following requirements:
the Spring Softball Girls League I Civilian personnel likewise are and statements, as well as through I ((1) Have served in the Women's The Skipper likes to get his information .
\ April 10th and have a record to bond-conscious and have main- I I his unceasing advocacy of the Reserve, USNR, six months on first hand, so at a recent -
be proud of. To date they have tained 'a steady rate of paiticipa- habit of thrift among naval per- continuous active inspection he paused before a 4
j won five games, lost two. The i! tion in the payroll savings plan, 'I sonnet duty. I WAVE platoon singled out a seaman -
the aitlcle stated. More than 94 I ((2) Meet physical standards for and asked
Hosp-Waves met the Swatters, I ------- --- --- I :
May 22nd and that turned out to per cent of all civilians in the officers of the Women's Reserve "What do you do at your job ;
be a lot of excitement In the command are registered WEDDINGS : Waivers of minor physical defects all day?"
I NAOTC's bond-buying ranks may be required. i
first
inning the Waves
Hosp f
The WAVE, startled to
young
I II I '
the leaders in the entire
marked 7 The among ((3)) Possess a baccalaureate degree -
up runs score stood I The following v\editings were be addressed by the CO himself,
9-8 in favor of the Hosp-Waves, aeronautical organization, in viewof from an accredited college;
i performed at the Station Chapel: gulped and blurted out "Why,
in the last Inning when the Swat- the command's physical extent I flay 7th: I,roy Grona and Katli.rju or, in lieu, have successfully com- I make coffee Sir."
ten to bat and the heavy turnover of naval 60 semester hours at
came Could hold pleted an ac-
they
U. Jacques: May 12th: Her "Oh!
Fighting Dollars i And what do you do when
personnel
gave
that score ? You bet could credited college and have had no'
they I II
"
bert O. Torrest Jr., and Lena E. you're not making coffee ? The '
i I .. and they did. The much credit for the record to Rear less than 20 of
game ended I I. Andre and MurI years compensating -
Admiral Andrew C. McFall, former Lindsay; Aaron WAVE paused, thinking franticaU
with 4
snappy double play and a professional or naval experience -
Chief of NAOTC. I line Jones! ; Emory E. Day and ly to herself i musn't be nervous;
\ of 9-8 in favor .
of the First-class
score Waves Hosp. I Rear Adniiral Ralph E Davison, I Elizahfth June New' ; Laurence F.Mjers or chief petty I must think hard; I mutt give
officers will be considered without
: NAOTC Chief, wrote the bond publication and Thelma I* I'enilcrgast; him sensible answers; I must think
---- I II I,I that "The overall recordof I Joseph Gilbert EIIOH, Jr., and college education, provided they I hard and not sound silly!"

Wedding bells rang on May :Stir War Bond savings in the Navy I Eleanor M. Iliggins; May 16th: have meet all other requirements and "I deliver messages, sir.."
Robert O. Thompson PmMSc and I: family indicates a remarkable riiillip ":. Powell and Enialee Hub- superior general qualifications \ "Where do you deliver. mes .4
I "
1 Floy J. Bennmg HA2c were mar I II 'I awareness of the fact that the warRed hard; May 18th: John A. Wilson sages? '
I
ried at the Protestant Chapel, and Beverly A. Calla hanIay; : ((4)) Make satisfactory scores on Why, wherever they are supposed ( -
,I Both Mr. and Mrs. Robert Thompson 19th: Robert E. Hajs! and Rhoda i the Officer Qualification Test. I to go, sir" A twinkle doubt-

are stationed here and we extend L Cross l'manIay; 2 lit: John K. Fuller ((5)) Be recommended by their'' less shone in the Skipper's eye
our best wishes. I and Margaret' Elaine Miller\ ; May commanding officers I I about then, but from where we
1 1I stood, we couldn't see it. He
I 26th Gerald ( and
: berg Evelyn
-- I Although applicants meet
face ColumnDo I may Vent on with the questions in a
GoUUc! 'hlag. all
Many familiar are missing L the basic requirements, they I firm voice..
from our midst. This past week cannot be approved unless their | "Do you like being in the
j we bid good-bye to many old !I you have spring fever How I A girl and a car are much alike.A particular civilian and/or naval Navy"

friends Lt. Comdr. Carl L. Minier I I about joining the rest of us at the good paint job conceals the I experience qualifies them for avails I "Oh, yes' sir!"
( MC) USNR and Ch. Pharm. Ray Chapel on Tuesdays or Fridays and I years but the lines tell the story.. able officer billets. "Are you getting enough to eat
Young (HC) USNR have shoved working it out on surgical dressings ----- -- --- -- _____u_ ---- -- --the chow is all right?" WAVE

; off ? You know, the coming bat- 1 Annual May Procession waited before answering, thinking
I( tles with the Japs are going to re- wildly, "Oh golly, I must look
I sick! Am I thin? does he
Lt. Reinelda Vickey (NC) USNR quire many, many more dressings Why
I I I than we are turning out now. Did think I'm not fed enough
; and Lt. (Jg) :Mary L PuckettNC
( ) USNR were detached this', you know that the dressings made "Oh yes" sir, the food is wonder
I f 1)ast week to report to Palm Beachhe :I by the NAS unit go overseas ? Thatis fur: sir!
the reason such care is takento Good! Nowis there anythingmore
following day. We hear that
a. Lt. Vickey will have charge of'I' make them perfect so they will 1I.--: the Navy can do to make

. the operating room at the newly I pack into the smallest possible yi and you happier dont have? Anything provided ?you" need :;-
opened Naval Convalescent Hos space r "
pital. Do you remember Mrs. Ray "Oh no, Sir.
Davis ? Many of you remember The Skipper moved off, and the ,

Lt. Mary E, Gregory' (NC) I I how faithful ,she was in working I coming Women's along Reserve aft, was Representative startled to;, ,
and also how enthusiastic she was
USNR has received
a copy oC'the I see the WAVE standing stiffly at
about the work. In a recent issueof
letter of commendation
r
group giv. ; attention with tears pouring down
"Shipmate" appeared the following
en the hospital personnel of the I her cheeks
U. S. S, Solace for their' excellent poem by our Marje.. Per. I "Why, what's the matter?"
performance of duty. Lt. Mary E.I I haps it will be an inspiration to "0 golly- mean.-gulp-noth.

Gregory was aboard the Navy you to come and help get those ing .Iit's just I'm so glad he has:
", hospital ship, the U. S. S. Solace 'I dressings out gone on Inspecting! Imagine the
from Nov. 1943 until Jan. 1945. 1
l'rrr For a Surgical Dressing Room Cataln stopping to talk to me-
While she was aboard they followed I ME, a seaman< .-oh golly!"
the fleet from Tarawa God, kelp ua I* work In Imrmonr, And the inspection party filM
through Guam, Salpan and Ulfthi. Each: one, hatr her tank may be l slowly down the waiting lines,
!Mme to plan and some to juldr
..Lt. Gregory says that duty on' All U work kUuiMhl, Hide by tide, I ? 9i leaving a very proud confused and
the USS Solace was certainly ex- :, >ot writhing our work by ..ur', "salty" WAVE still standing lathe
citing. "We had a front row I length ranks, at attention ,.
for the fireworks, we were usually With others, but jlilaj of our strength. -'-' ------

sitting a few miles off shore (;oil, help Hi .. we fold and sew; S sK\M\N: FIRST 'EXAMS
ready to go In a couple days after Irroiu the miles our loge must (. Seaman First Class examinations
he invasion to take care of the lo heal OI.n'. wound, and rate their will be held Tuesday, I 5 June

:rst casualties". There was fineS To make|>.ln them- again- ,. .- .'_ n II In the Main Station Mess Hill \
cooperative spirit and efficiencyof Asa these tmall ; IIUbf't';made lovingly, I according to an announcement by
the entire group. Miss Gregory i Are stepping; itonra. to vlrtor)'. I THE CATHOLIC CH.VPEL on Paul's school. Following the :the: Station Educational Office.

states that every man on the ship I Sunday morning was the scene I mass, Lee Raby, daughter of I I Recommendations must be in the
did his part while they were tak- Not knitters long ago to make we sent sweaters, a requestfor and of the annual May procession, Comdr and :Mrs. John Raby, Educational Office by Friday 1 ..
casualties aboard shown above. The procession
volunteered
ing they
i I station executive: officer J rune, and Wave candidates should
for
knitted
and never waited to be other garments our formed on the ramp In the rear
asked to help carry the stretchers. men In the colder climates. One of the Chapel and marched to crowned the Blessed Virgin's t)e listed as such. I
efficient lady Mrs Fred the statue with a wreath of flow. The exams will not be taken
The hospital corpsmen, here as everywhere very Mustin St., then into Chapelto
did .a remarkable pieceof Grimes responded beyond our attend the 0930 Mass, which ers. Music was furnished by St. I from the pools of questions, but w..
work and Lt. Gregory states, greatest hopes. In less than two was celebrated by Capt. Robert Paula Children's Choir. Among 'rom the seaman first class manual
"1 think they're doing a I Very 1 re.matkable months she has turned in one tur- J. White, senior chaplain. Id those attending were Rear Adm. and the general training course
job: and deserve all he tleneck and .,>en sleeveless sweaters the procession were the childrenof Raj)] {ti E. Davison, Capt. Herbert I IRe"coIl1 for non-rated ,men, it was pointed,
credit In the world". I Orchids to Mrs Crimea. Naval personnel attending St. and Comdr Raby C)ut.t .


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The JAX AIR NtA\S I I. publUhed meekly. at the U. S. _
Naval Air Station. Jlleklom IIle. Florida by the Public'.
a i Htlhtlons Office at no expense! to the goveinment. Copl
ate dutilbuted tree ot charge at the Natal Air Static IS NO 1I>MO IWKAMJ
the Naval l Air Technical Training Center, the Headquartect '. Omplrtln Sheridan W. HellL t"J
the Naval Alt' Operational Training Command Na"al, nt Meek on the steps of the Treasury ""1111.)
Auxiliary Ale Station Green Cove Spilngs, Naval Aux York City, three Gold Star"
bury Air Station Cecil field the Naval Air Gunnels' Sehoc Ing on \\1111\ Streetew
the U. S. Naval Hospital the Navel Auxlllaty; Air Stall. : mothers l\lrll. Charles ,!StrBnk, Mrn. MatlelalneKelley
Municipal No. 1, and the Naval Auxiliary Air Stall r ? -YA; ; and Mrn. (ioldier Price, hlood at nober attention -
May pel t. an the flag which{ their snits had raised on
Rear Admiral Ralph E. Dtlwm.. USN the highest peak of Iwo Jim \ BI" unfurled againto
Chief of Naval Air OpetatlonM Training begin the e't'nlh'ar Ixian l)rle.Inspired .

led the heroics of thone young
and by
Captain llet bel t E. Roitan.; USN
Commanding Ofllcer American men, who lot their liven In the plantingof
Jacksonville Naval Air Station our beloved color at the crest" ot a bitter battle,
and before their mothers, proud even In their grief,
Captain Joseph B. Ljnch. USNR
billion dollar would
Commanding Officer huslnes men pledged that one
Naval Air Technical Training Center I he raised by them, to make !our that that standard

USN would proudly stave over an f'\'er.lm'r4'alnK number
Captain John J Malley (MC)
+ Commanding OfficerU. r of Islands lit the Pacific) until the war U finally andcompletely
y
S. Naval Hospital won.

Colonel Marlin J. Kelleher, USMC (Ret.) '7'ltu" lives the great American spirit nn hum h bad
Commanding OfficerMailne been horn In blood and lean three hundred years
Bat'racks) ago when men, Imbued with the hunger for "t he

Commander I:da'and ),;. Dolecek. USN rights of man," fought savaged', against/ terrific
Commanding Officer odds, to bring that freedom to a great frontier.
Naval Air Gunnels' School
t rtwatt Those yearn of history and the belief {In liberty
Commander tank T. Corbln. USN and the "rights of man*' hate l>een no Idle dream.
Commanding Officer i. One has said, 'It has made UN great among the nit.J
Air Station Green Cove Spring e
Vttvet
) Auxllimy ,
Ions. \\e cherish ItHI thrive' by It, we bite and
Commander }|mairt E. Bom, ( MEMORIAL DAY j die by it. We shall fight for it to the 4'nd-tlll IK

Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air Station Officer Cecil FieldCommander p what we are after, tllI'll.. .what our flag means. It
means freedom and hope.
Salem A Van Emery, Jr. IH.\\-Ol'7 ; -Site tit-Ii rf7tprp / For who have found In the Hag: of our
Commanding Officer vor m'm/ / -<.r i (' ( you
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Municipal No. 1Commander country that expression. of freedom and hope and
0
John B. Huhn. USNR / s finite of.,Ihf'f so lonely nntl, poor or out. justice, rte offer up" a prayer of thaiiksghlng.{ Tor

Commanding Officer\ /Jnf, cjmfji' ( mode us rarer gifts ,Tim, ( born again, In our time, has been" the spirit that Is
Naval Auxlllaiv Air Sill lion. Ma)'portLieut. Jolt'U"t flrooli. willing to fight for the right to be freesThis :
>prt is no new thought.Voodrow Wilson said,
Col. \Mlllam T. E\ani. USMC (Ret.) ,
Commanding Officer "America. ,. In the heart of every man who wishesto
Marine Aviation DetachmentThe REMEMBERIf find a region where! he will be free to work out
JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Perjlc* A SIGHT TO I his destiny. as he ..111I0......." \\> are cltlsens of tills"
material. Rppubllcatlon of-Ciedited matter prohibited great country of opportunity where man works out
who have been
Americans try-
CNS.ar- Department 205 E. are one of those .
without J permission of you his own destiny{ as he c.hfl..II. This war unites us
42nd St.. N. Y. C.Those. ing to forget all about Germany now that V-E Day has In a mighty.: effort to !bring that freedom of choice to
the millions of the tnrld.o grant will stand .....
in
don't do it. Unless! take another look over
Suicide Planes passed! you fore this nation and force It Into; blind obedience{ to
that direction, you're going to be missing something pretty a dictator's whim or mad dream!

During recent weeks some Amer Cans- terrific because today in the conquered Reich there is still This U a nation of free men, who hate been bornIn
the clean air of democracy and will ceaselesslystrite
and some members of the U. S. armed forces unfolding one of the most significant spectacles of our to make that spirit an eternal light for nil
and shook their heads and
have paused
people.
times: the death convulsions of a social philosophy.It .
said : "Those suicide planes, I don't know *
about them ; what kind of an enemy are wefighting is a sordid spectacle, but it i is a significant one, too, I

anyway?" because it should dispel forever any lingering doubt that i

That's easy: we're fighting; a tough, the world and posterity may have harbored as to the un- iI

smart, but not-supernatural enemy-the kind worthiness of the Nazi idea.. Fortunately for democracy, I

of enemy whose general staff officers stand there has been no more ignominious spectacle in all history

around great map-strewn tables in Tokyo, than the Dorian-Gray-like demise of the Nazi beast-that- srrtlirn for IIntl.", June 5, II! U
Shanghai and Singapore and try to mobilize I'rntektant (Impel; Muolin Road and! liirntinnlinin '
their wits and materiel and manpower and walked-like-a-man, a demise! replete with cowardice, disloyalty 0730Holy I-'klnnPl I rommunlon; : celebrated I h> Chaplain, d.t'D.

battle) know-how, even as the men stand I suicide, attempted bribery, hidings-out, whimper- eat! ()) Bilu 1'1't'llI'lIlnl set" ,k-e. Chaplain L W. lJalld'on, JI",

around tables in Guam Pearl Harbor and : ings and everything the world has come to know as de- O'Je--NATTC: Settler, rhdpldln I J. P." Skinner, plea hung: ,
1 .
The Chemistry l of the Spit It. Holy Communion.HW .
Washington spicable.For. (! -Sunda> :School" In the :Small" Chapel.
luOO-t.; S. Natal HonplUl Semite, Chaplain J. A. 'llIlt,
F There's nothing out-of-this-woild about a time hack in the thirties the Nazi beast almost pieurhlitif.Cilhulio ,
the There be something eerie lj3t'nt'1\ II VII Ine 8<'11 IL-t'. holy Communion celehaated -
Japanese.
may looked like a man, when he was all decked out in his natty, by Chdlldln 8, 11 Bell,
in a suicide attack but it can be explained on 1100-Chl'lllIan St'tt'nt-e n Il-e-$mHll C'hllPf'J
sound military piinciples. It doesn't need to swastika-emblazoned uniform; when he massed his regi- IlJl-oot'1\: by 11PH Chaplain f HeA nilta"A. 1'. Broil Holy ,Communion) telebrated -

take many Maiianas Turkey-Shoots to show mented manpower beneath the flags and bunting of Nurem- 19W-'l'n he11'11" Chi iatlan Lf'IIKUe Chaplain

Nippon's general staff that ordinary methodsof berg stadium, when his hobnailed boots clacked through the Dan(Impel' Idson.'! Mu.ltit Hoad and )lSlrml.n Annual
air-se'a warfare are no longer feasible.! picturesque streets of Bavaria, when the Horst Wessel song OftHO: -.MiM.

When you send hundreds upon hundreds of and the Sieg Heils echoed around the world 08.l.il-Mdll.:*)-MIIII .,

planes at an enemy task force and lose! over Yes, he was going strong then, and the face he turned 1100 1700J-Mul( (-Mass .

;50 and sometimes over 7o; per cent of them toward the rest of the world was a powerful, arrogant and Chl.tludt'llee: &rrtlc Moklii Hold and Hirmihnt

while achieving only negligible results, it's disciplined face that inspired the grudging respect of all A".IIP.Small'

time to quit or try something pretty drastic. nations. Latter 1100-lIay .saint" chapel! Small Chapel, ivrittr .( h.tll! and

The suicide attack is the "something pretty But something happened to the beast when he was 1<))00-nirnimliani.Mutual meeting (Wednendj) ).
drastic"-it is a confession! of Japanese rrwikk Kclli"H> !srrtlrr and trllowihlp Haute
backed into that small corner of his European lair. His .
up Friday, 1815-Small: Chapel, Muttln> and Blimlnghnm
failure at the kind of western warfare they
attempt at an honorable, swords-across-the-table surrenderwas Maln lde.!
attempted to emulate. By resorting:; to it, ludicrous. He couldn't face the accusing finger ofhumanity's Tuudll1U.111OChollh.lns'Tue.dd\'. liOlJ.I8-l-Chd1'laln'l: Office Office\ ,NA 1'1'IIow'lIll'r.TTC. .
Nippon's general staff officers have deliberately NAGS.
conscience His shifted he his
eyes ; dropped Ol
Fist Thuitdav of each month 17X-1JO, Chaplain' '
: tried to make an asset out of their head, then turned and fled toward the nearest hiding-place. flee, NAAS, Green Cone Spilnyx I w 7" '\ \
Second Thuinday of each month: Ift10-l (i0, Refining
greatest weakness the simple primitive
: ,
,
But he didn't quite make it. The dagger that has been \\\S, Maypoit.
narrow mind of' a too-large segment of their plunged into the soul of the beast has crumbled the facade, ThhfJi1: ot each month, 1500-16JO: Chapel Ju

i)opula tion. and there, bared before the eyes of the world, lies the Nazi
If it is an asset, it is onry a temporaryone. in all his cowardly hideousness.It .
Guest Stars
It is the banzai charge on a grander is a sight to remember.

scale-the banzai charge that, based on fanatical "You ask yourself, What does V-E Day

.and illogical recklessness! always begins wean to me?' It means that whatever

t with disconcerting success, but just as Quotables"Without )four/ job) ; in this Pacific theater, it begins
invariably ends in chaotic failure. "
r gain$ tomorrow. -Kaneohe Klip/ fI':
the armada of merchant 8els and 22o,000> .
I *
seamen and officers to man them, victory in Europe would ,
Jax-Airing: Our ViewsThe not he an accomplished fact on this Maritime Day of 194-:>."_ 1 :'The community life of nations is only
tation life Individuals clashis
; on a grand scale.
Secretary Forrestal. .
Japanese have complained that we *. *. well as nations. Obedience, charity of
have put hundreds of thousands of their peo- judgment, severity and kindness, go into therull
Of all the elements of
I n file out of work by wiping out their war in- "We must have bases. sea power, picture of, station life. Authority is tohe
suffered most at the war's outbreak
dustries. How lacking in appreciation the the United States Navy used by each, no-one overstepping his

Nipponese are We're just trying to so1.cth'ir from the lack of overseas. bases. -. Fleet Admiral King. hound, realizing that the severe way of ('or-
*
manpower )problem. I ection is not the only way."-Bunker Hill"in
y "Possessed as we are for the moment with Naval greatness feat e,'.

The House Food Investigating Committee it is difficult to believe that we will permit this power "C *

has announced it will make a cross-coun- Lo be squandered or bartered away thoughtlessly. will "Sure, we've bought war bonds before. .)

a try probe of butter, eggs, poultry, fruits and never do this, I am sure, if we understand what it might mean Jut we can't have ,too much of a good thing

vegetables meat and fish. It's encouragingto in terms of America's future in the world of tomorrow. !ike this. Where could we find any other

learn there are such things as these to, Fleet Admiral King. nvestment so secure and with such 'a hand-
probe, ome return?"-Sand Point Static.

"!t is the job of American industry and American citizens *. *

President Truman has announced he will : to see that we have the materials and the ships to transport "A Navy man takes pride in good appear-

fly to San Francisco for the final plenary them. That ,is our job until the last Japanese soldier mces-especially on his station. A taut ship

session of the United Nations conference. j ays down his rifle. On that day and} only that day will we ends to inspire-to,Induce its personnel intovotking

h .We've always believed that conference was 1 know that the war with Japan is over."-Flttt: Admiral' I for the organization$ and Hkihg) it.-

worth 'getting: un. .in ,the air about. I I 'Jimi.t.z.' \ >aufley Word.PagE' f; I!

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31 May, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page FiveREPORTER



. New Books In' I Taking The Long View Of Things II

Station '
Library _
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Alniedlngen-Daslia (fiction). ," -
lJf'melmans-1'he Blue Danube .' .
":,'
( (fiction) ,
Carljle-Learning to Letter: a
textbook on lettering.
Colien- Danger In Paradise (tic-
By O QUESTION: In your Click-Double Tea: Captain
0. 8nlon' of the Chine
story
opinion, which branch of revolution.

the Navy is doing: the most Icks-Tanks and Armored Vehicle

toward winning the war- *. .

the amphibs, supply, avia- italtt'nborn-Europ" Now: A
first-hand report.
tion, 'marines, intelligence, 1\larsh-Drlnk to the Hunted i

surface fleets, submarines, (fiction).
or some other? Why? l\lanhal1-The Upstart (fiction),
l\la'unll-The: Folded Leaf (fiction .
.j
ROBERT DUFFY, Sic(ARM), Itedfkld). -Instrument: Flying and \
Syracuse, N. Y.:
The carriers and Casu's Radio Navigation.
couldn't
Stewart-Names the Land:
on
do their job without supply. The
a historical account of place- ,
amphibs couldn't do theirs If they naming In the United States. .. .
didn't have the 11"
support of the air TOO18(1a-liow to Golf. -
Flay .. .
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corps would all branches
,. say Tolischus-Through Japanese ,, < ,
fled the ,
of
support each other. I '
Eyes. ,,
But the amphibs take the worst \>av'ell-Other Men's Flowers; \ i..., .. < :;

beating an anthology.Naval 4
EVE WHITNEY is po.ed.lrere by George Petty to demonstrate the approved Hollywood

c R WYHS, S2e St Charles.) method of holding phone conversation. Relaxing, Isn't III! Etc is one of a group of hand :

Mo: Postal Service picked peaches lucky enough lo...he chosen for glorification 'in the forthcoming,M-C-M\ 1"
OI'd say the naval air forces. They roIoual-coloMaU "Zlegfeld Follies.'* 3

ground\ and forces.CHARLES soften. up things for the Issues Early WarningOn

Overseas Xmas Mail The Wolf
bySanspne
:.r T There's a shopping day ,
U S
K A Slc many
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Chicago Ill.: left before Christmas of '.5, but ,5r. 'Mt 1.t..r ......._A c_/Iwyw -. 3Ka

I believe the naval air branchIs the Navy Postal Service is already
doing the most because of its urging everyone to send their holiday -
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bombing of Japan. And It will do packages overseas early. Prof .
the most If and when Japan is in itlng from the experience of last SALTY HUMOR FROM
vaded. year, persons on the home front
are urged to mail their gifts. not HERE AND THERE

Pfc. W. H. BENSON, New Orleans later than 15 October

La.: Members of the Navy Coast AdviceIf
Personally, I'd pick the Marine Guard and Marine Corps may re- Mary wants her little lamb
Air Corps. I've seen 'em in action ceive parcels at any time of theyear To stay as white as snow, e
and they're pretty good In the without request, and the She'd better keep It far away
surface forces, tho marines, Seabees Navy Department is urging that From the wolves at USO.

and',amphiba are doing the shipments be made throughout the f -
best Job. entire year rather than waiting un- Nobody .

til the rush weeks shortly before Heaven protects the working girl,

K A. WATKINS, .AOM3c, Ke- Christmas. But Heaven, we fear is shirking:
wanna, Ind.: Restrictions as .'to size and For who protects we'd like to

.. No one branch can take the most weight ((15: Inches in length and 36 I know
credit. It takes a combination of inches In length and girth combined The sailor she Is working?

all, and the Navy's a pretty good and not exceeding five -
.
team the way it now Is. There are pounds In weight) and not. more Tried Rut Mr.
'
no individual stars than 'one parcel per week applicable She was peeved and called him Ml.
to parcels for overseas Army Not because he went and Ki.
T A. McNERNEY, Cox, New personnel also apply to parcels for But just before
Haven, Conn.: Navy personnel. She opened the door
The amphibious branch of the This same Mr Kr Sr. a '
Navy Is doing the most. As a 'Conditions experienced by the .:._ :...
member'of the amphibs during the Navy Postal Service last year Indicated Civilized 4

Normandy Invasion on D-day, I that steps would have to The waitress wondered why the i ,,
s
be taken this to reduce the
speak from experience. year
They area elderly man was eating while his
combination of the Army, Navy tremendous quantity of Christmas wife merely stared out the window
and Marines all rolled Into I mall normally handled by the "
one. "Aren't hungry? she asked
you 4
.
Fleet Post Offices at New York
the lady. "He's try in' to forget a woman-mer'
J, H. ROBERTS SR. SAIWR and San Francisco between the period "
( ) "Sure am, daughter, was the
2c, Jacksonville Fla: 15 Sept and 15 Oct., the announcement reply. "I'm Just waiting till Paw

The surface fleets and aviation, said. gets through with the teeth." .
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they are carrying the fight -- -

to the enemy instead of letting& Oriental Tact PRESENTS *
Dance TonightNavy WELFARE
:
them brine it over to us.
An American resident in China
and Marine officers are
: ETON SCHUE, BM2c, Lafayette, cordially Invited to a dance given remonstrated with her houseboyfor Mo\ie SilieiluleM
I her linen into her bed,
"
taking
.\ my. 1IIEYTREToday
Ind.: I by the Panhellenlc Association and
The amphibious forces that put the Junior Woman's Club tonight room without knocking. -"CONEY ISINU"lth Betty Grab, a repeat| picture
'em ashore. Also the heavy fleet This dance will be held at the "That all right. Missy said the 1300, 1700, 1930.:
native. "Every time come lookee DXNCh" with Jan FraU't', nOt, 1100,
units that go In and blast shore Woman's Club, corner of Riverside Friday-"TEN CENTS A
I defenses before the guys: land. Avenue and Post Street, from 2100 through "keyhole. Nothing on, no 1930.
,, ----- .I until 2400. Music.will be furnishedby come in S>.VT. & SUN.-"C\LL OF Tin WILD" Clark Cable, Loretta
W. H. KINNARD AM2c Hunt- Al Kearney's NAS orchestra. Young; revival; Sat. 1300. 1700 and 1931)\ ; him. 1130, 1700 and 1930.
, Ington. W Va: I Palpitation l\londa-"TWICE BLESSED," a swell romedy packed with fun,
*
All branches are doing quite a Brown eyes gaze at min romance and mad-cap mlx-iipi! starring James Craig and Call I'atrirk;
bit Photos Are BestLikedGift Vexation. 1300( 1700 and 1930.
; no one.ls doing; more than another
But the carriers Soft hands clasped in mine- Turn \Veti."WONDER M\NM tilth Danuy Kay and Mrglnla
are in
there pitching! on all invasions. I for Men Overseas Expectation. :\Ia'o. It's magnificently crazy and It's uproariously funny. 1300,
Most popular gift sent to Navy Red lips close to mineTemptation. 1700 and 1930.STt'DE.4T .

ROGER DO1)GEli: S'r, Pot- men overseas Is photos of their OFUCERS THEATREThurs.
latch, S. C.: I families and friends. Candy and FootstepsDamnation. .V Fri-"MKDAL toil IthN'NY" wltlUorutlty Ijtiitour
--, ?%JB4 ------ and Arturo de mlu.. 1930. '. < .,
least \\lthout )
o Find you come dead laps, cigarettes, oddly enough, are ( sarong
brother. Then find the guys who I looked for at mail time.A White Buck Shoes Saturday'-. N'o "bo8uo..r. \\', S
I ..'' Ct'IITS.\) \ C'li:." 1930.
did it and '
jou't got your an- made the Mail
I don't survey by Navy At Ship's ServiceThe :Moil. Jt Tues-"CALL OF Tilt WILD," 193+).
hwer- Kin a hoot if ; Service shows that of course letters "
they're mesa! .'i>uK"*, are preferred above all else Uniform Shop, located top- \\ed-"TVUCK HLEhSED 1MO.!

--iiI ._ But in the line of gifts photos side of the Recreation Bldg, has '(Fur casts. and eminent, ht't"laln..IJp)

Navy War n07t'd purchases in come first, with these others in Just received a shipment of 600 Special U\enU .. I
of white buck Thurn., May 29-Night 80.'TIUI1.1): ;...
April totaled f30.333.12S, an Increase the order named: canned snack pairs Edgerton ; '
of 23 per cent over the foods: books; writing cases or shoes all sizes, selling for M.07 a'' \VA\ K.S vs. Old Men. 2000.
same month last year, official fig- portfolios; service watches; good pair. The shop also carries a full Jar N'.A.S.s.. Ie Field %100. Yorktown at Muslin.
ures reveal. Total sales for the pipes: pens; engraved ID tags; line of uniforms and related clothing j; Sunday-Trlpn tit Silver Spring! on chartered hushes, n.ak* resenatlonn -
first four months of this year are waterproof wallets, and cigarette items for officers and chief I la. Welfare Office nut later than Friday, IttM. (Trip every

:til per cent ahead lighters. petty officers SUIIII y.) ;


I Male -Call by Milton-Caniff, creator-of."Terry- and the Pirates": BuJTIJheck at a Blood Bank ,. .


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ARENy' REJECTED, Doc? I A FEW THINGS I DO, PRIVATE MEDICAL ADVICE

SC APIN<3 THE BOTTOM HUH ? CANT CEAD THEM ARE VVCONd WITH POC ? -BUT IF I WERE 'M IWOUI.DNT ,'

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II Fliers Renew Rivalry With Gibbs''j : Here, Wednesday



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,4'; '-1 lId uporfc' .. .. f 7 A J, Gehringer Shakes A & R Enlisted Athletes Win CO's Cup Again_ ._ n _'-

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Bernard Kahn, Y3c Army Hospital at. Daytona

Well, here we go off for Heach.

Norfolk FFT in a cloud of orders Sunday-"Ut'rs' Terminal

(and five copies), leavingan at\\n'dnf'sdar-FIlt'r8 Jax Ballpark. Gibbs

even doyen blondes behindat Shipyard at;Mason Field (1700)).

the station gate waving IjJITitIi ij

lacy little handkerchiefs and Boosting a seasonal record' of 10 [ !

crying their lovely eyes out. wins Fliers and are settin'two losses purty, at the the NAS end

Last thing some oaf said of the first month of baseball hos-

before we checked out was, U11 ties.

"Don't take any wooden nickels This coming week the classy

Mac," an entirely unnecessary Station crew battles twice on foreign ... ",.....T"'. ...""'" .---.---.-..-..---
remark as we're amply I fields and engages in one tiff For the second straight year the A & R enlisted men took the Commanding Officer's Cup for,
on the home front. The lone appearance athletic competition Here's Lt. Comdr. Lawrence Haskell, right, Station Physical Training Officer,
provided, with Confederatebills I on Mason Field is next presenting the plaque to C pt. Malcolm Cloukey; Officer In Charge of A& It;,while team captains stand J\
and won't need any small Wednesday when the Fliers renew by. Left to right, Steve Clekway, JUlie, Chester, Pa (water polo); Maurice Itamsajn, AMM2c, )
change.. their robust rivalry with GibbsShipyard. Jacksonville (volleyball); Don Carter, AMM2c, San Diego (baseball); Walt Luciw, AMlc, Rochester,
It's been fun writing Station The Station has nosed N. Y.: (Softball); Capt. Cloukey; John Noseclwz SpASc, Binghamton, N. Y.; Lt. Comdr. Hn-Uell;
out Gibbs in two meetings, both: Leonard Serfustinl, AM2c, Buffalo (volleyball); John Kanaczet, S2c, Providence? 1C. I.; Lynn Harris!,
sports and now that the times staging ninth inning ralliesto AM2c, Lowell, N. C. (Softball), and Joe Polosky, AM2c, Binghamton (basketball). Two A & R team
kiss off has come there is only subdue the shipyard sluggers. captains, Claude Jaworski! AMMSo (baseball and l'aIl11\l0Qrt', AMMlc (bowling), were absent when

one thing an observer can Skimming the NAS diamond, the, picture was taken.Dynamite.
say: It was nice knowing you I news, the standout developments
of the-week have been the revised
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Jumping=i--Pays lineup the Coach first, the defeat Charley slight suffered Injury Gehringer encurredby by and the Don Lesher To Blast Line For


Station the Victory league. %

Jean Shiley Gehringer altered the lineup by
moving Tom Hopkins from firs"base Station Football Aggregation This FallDon

to left field, transplanting ,
DividendsWhen George Boerner from the left gar-
den to the initial sack. The Fliers'
Jean Shiley jumps, she foreman also used a newcomer, Juan Lesher, pile-driving fullback for>< Great Lakes in 1944, is one of the aces

goes places. Jack Baer, who will share the Lt. Jim Tatum, former North Carolina coach,,has up his sleeve for the Naval Air Station'sfall
The first great leap in Jean's catching assignment with Hugh football campaign.
career carried her 5' Sl/." over the McConnell. Baer formerly caughtfor star at Lake View High of Chicagoand
Lesher SpA)3c( wide attention as a prep
bar for a new women's world'shigh Little Rock of the Southern ) :, won
jump record; and her second Assn. as a freshman prodigy at

jump of note lifted to her a lieutenant from an Gehringer himself pulled a ten- Illinois. He reported aboard Sams Delivers 'Blitz' Ball
apprentice seaman
don Tuesday and Is limping. He the Station recently and $5

jaygee.Lt. (jg) Shiley reported may sit out a few dances until his will get you twenty the power- To Blind Softball'' Batters :
aboard the Station last week as leg feels right. It was also divulged ful line-ripper will be thetiers'
that Bill DeMars, youthful
WAVES Welfare and Recreation
the
-
Officer and Assistant shortstop flash, who has been hos- No. 1 trouble shooterthis Ask the batters how big a softball "
when Bill Sams streaksit vantage in softball, says Sams
pitalized with an infection, will season. looks I
Athletic Officer. She will also
the mound to
"The distance from
not be sufficiently recovered to rejoin Dynamite, Don was selected as across the plate and they'llshake
handle the swimming
The lithe Philadelphia program.girl was the club for five weeks, if at the outstanding fullback in Illinois their heads sadly and tell I home plate is short and a fellow
about the size of an un- who can throw a speed ball has
grid ranks in 1943. lie was rateda you it's I
this Station
attached to as a sea-
all.On the hand over the batter
man in 1943 when WAVES' ath- the brighter side of the close second to the brilliant col- dernourished aspirin tablet. upper "
most of the time.
Sams operates on the theory
ledger, the Fliers won two --
letics was still in its embryo stage. games
-* -
if '
?.
can't hit 'em can'tsee
that you
and lost in action this you
She was recommended for a com- one past 'f
mission on the basis of her out- week. The NAS nine nicked 'em and last year alone he

standing work in setting up the Gibbs, 5-4, and bowed before Camp pitched Pensacola 12 no-hit, no-run club.games Blitz- M'Guirk Due

WAVES athletic program here Blanding 3-2, in Victory league tor In' the Bill is bowling navy'em down the 9
and became an ensign in October events. Moreover, the Fliers felled i
1943. Jumpin' Jean was upped the: Orlando Army Air Base, 7-1, I and alley with for Sam the Station Elliot, another this season ace LtCo Station 1
l to jaygee last month. in a non-league game.
Jacksonville
hurler he provides
,
Jumping came natural to Jean, Notwithstandingtheir first Warren McGuiik,
with the standout Softball pitch-
and ate cleared five feet in high Victory circuit defeat, the Fliers rY.f ing staff in the southeast USNR, will step Into Lt. Comdr.
school without training. (The still are out In front of the loop Lawrence Haskell's shoes as the
highest women's high Jump In the with eight wins against the solitary Sams, an SpAlc( ) at VPH,
national AAU outdoors meet this setback. hails from Canton, N. C. lie Station Physical Training and t

year was 4' 7".) In downing Orlando, Ezra Mc- broke Into softball as a first Welfare Officer within a fortnight. 1
Lawson Robertson, the."noted Glothin yielded only seven hits baseman with Canton but cottoned :McGuirk reports here from
track and field coach, took Jean while mates clubbed Charlie Rushe 5)a to chunking and trained Quonset where he has been direct- '
himself to hurl. lie practiced .Ii
under his wing when word of her
for 11 blows
phenominal agility spread throughthe including a double throwing dally for a year before ing the navy's PT program. He
and two The
singles by Gehringer.
east. At the age of 16 Miss he pitched his first! game. was a well known pre-war prep
Navy broke out with a rash of hits I .
the hill, Canton
the United With Sams on
;
Shiley represented mentor in New England Haskell.
in the eighth inning to score all
reached the national final at
States in the 1928 Olympic Gamesat .!
Amsterdam, Holland. Jean seven runs.Trailing I Detroit in 1940. has orders for Fleet Air Pacific

placed sixth in '28, when Charlie Gibbs, 4-2, going into The record books are full of Coast and will remain here Just .t
Paddock was the world's fastest the last of the eighth, the Station'ssailormarine marks the windmill style softball long enough to acquaint! McGuiik 1
outfit tallied twice artist has marked up. He struck
human and Paavo Nurmi, thein- with the department
defatigible Finn, was dominatingthe and won in the ninth when Phil out 20 batters in the opening game
--
Miller bunted and Gehringer racedIn last season when Pensacola
Four distances.years later, in the 1932 from third and slid safely under blanked Ellison Field. In warmup l\IiIJ-Is A Familiar Q) J
the throw to the plate. here he whiffed 19 hittersas
Olympics at Los Angeles, Jean L.o games
hoisted herself over the bar atc Miller, who relieved Don Carter, the Station downed the Army Face At Mason FieldPhil
5' l 51/4" for a world's record which was credited with the win. All Don Lesher Air Base and he registered a no-
still stands."I told, the Fliers outhit Gibbs, nine ored sensation, Buddy Young, as hitter against the Hospital in a Miller
thought they'd break my I to seven, with Baer poking out the best all-around back in the practice tilt holds the dis-
mark right away," admits the three singles in his debut. state, It is noticeable that wherever tinction of be-
Continued on rage Seen I Camp Blanding shaded the Fliers Sams is stationed, softball thrives.He ing the senior
Great Lakes
at
Last
season hurled for Bainbridge in 1943
Tuesday, 3-2, when Lefty Dick
Tate limited the Gehringermen to Lesher led all backs in running the and the Commodores enjoyed a member of the

five hits.; McGlothin, touched for ball> from scrimmage, averaging banner season with Bill tossing 57 Station Fliers,
10 hits in seven innings, was the 8.7 yards gain every time he scoreless innings at one stretch insofar as lon-
losing: pitcher, lugged the ball. He crossed the and winning 11 against one loss.
line six times for the Blue- gevity goes.
goal The 26-year-old, 175-pound right.
Blanding copped the nod in the
The 1945: sea-
Although Don was listedas workhorse for Pen-
fifth inning, after the Fliers had ackers. hander was a
taken a 2-1 lead. The doughboys an understudy to Jim Mello, hewas sacola in 1944, performing in 51 son is the left-
rang tte run register twice as AlFritzsche in the lineup more than the games, of which he won 46. He hander's third I
Notre Dame ace. struck out 415 batters.Sams' the Sta-
doubled, Tate singled, with
Lesher enrolled at the University repertoire on the mound
and Hal Wagner produced a timely tion squad andhe's
of Illinois and finished one Includes a blazing fastball, a
t single, good for a pair of markers.
yy
hook (he pulls the string on it Phil Miller improving
Boerner, who is finding the semester and lllinl fans are gladdened )
range, and showing flashes of the by the fact that he's eligible and a knurkler. I with age, like beer in a keg, for
.. "The pitcher has all the ad- he's been better form
"' form that won him a tryout with for three seasons of varsity displaying
'football competition after tho this summer than ever before.
the St. Louis Cards, poked out two
clean hits to lead the puny attackon war. He Intends to return to Salvage Spoils VPB's The 24-year-old sailor south. ..
hails from Patterson, N. ,\
paw ,
the Army's Tate school via a scholarship. ball
Unblemished Record and he pitched fast semipro
Still a growing boy at 18, Don
three ,
prior to entering the navy
Juan is built 'on the rugged linesof Salvage VPB from ..
f AOTC & upply) ) OutOf toppled the years ago. Miller is -AMMlc..
a Bronko Nagurski. He sends undefeated ranks in the Major -'"!iiJaworsld -
Officers League the arrow on the scales well past Morning softball league this week.
the 200-pound mark and standsan The Salvage diamondballers Shines As
Withdrawal of NAOTC and the even six feet He's hard tostop knocked off VPB, 14 to 2, Pre-
Supply teams and the entry of a ] A & R Fells NATTCBehind
e but first opposing tacklers viously, VPB had won seven
Hospital club topped news this him. He combines
have to catch straight
/ k the nifty three-hit pitching -
past week in the Officers Softball with the dive of In hot
F terrific speed a another Major Morn tiff R upset
: of Jaworski, A &
f per. league. The standings W : L P<<,t. water buffalo, and once in the VPB eked out MF, 2 to 1, in nine NATTC in a Station league ball-
MFOTU 7 1 .8 75 clear he goes for the business. innings,.with McCray hurling five- fame last week by a score of 5-4.
FT. 'rt P r VI'13atlone 6 2 ,VQ) Four of his Great Lakes 'touch- hit ball for tho winners, while Jaworski struck out 10 batters.
I 5 4 2 3 ..715VF5 downs last fall were dash d off Long of the losers permitted only Newpaver blasted a home run'
1- stiles; hospital 0 0 ..5000 from outside' the 30-yard line. three safeties! for the A & R club.

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FightsJMday 'WAVES Challenged} 1 New Waves': Club In Operation I

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S> i O gams versus game versus legs paunches and per-,

haps blondes versus baldlea-that
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seems to be the line-up for what

promises to*be the season's most

cy unique Softball match. :

Promptly at 2000, under the
lights at Yorktown 'and Mustln

Thursday evening, 31 May, an ump
will sing out "Play ball!" and two .
teams will square away for the
fray. One is a station WAVES
team which has been challenged by
the "Old Men," a club made up of
the "older officers" (they didn't
f' say how much older, and no names

.. were named!)
It should be a sight worth remembering
.
to see the braid tryingto !

bat with so many curves flying o

through the air. rf

This game is preliminary to the i
main baseball show of the evening
when the undefeated NAS Fliers

I) O : :, Field tangle boys.with the undefeated Lee ( y tcS4

The locals have rapped..out two

wins, knocking off Cecil in the
season's curtain raiser by a 1-0

score, and then blanking Yellow
Water by 9-0. It is expected that
Sams will be in the box: for the t
-- Fliers. In the Yellow Water fra js j
+
... 1 Freddy (Red) Cochrane cas, he sizzled across 16 strikeouts m" I xr

world's welterweight champion, and allowed only 3 hits.
the last three -
who has spent .w
years In the navy as a CPO and &e
-; who recently received a discharge r

.. returns to he ring for 'TIOH .
the first time since he donned ,

blue Friday night In the Jack
son Ille Ballpark. The title.

,a holder will battle Pete Lello, the S

Gary, Ind., cocker, recently discharged
from the army.
Cochrane was scheduled to
work out at NATTC this afternoon broke GOLF even-Byron In their Nelson I 72-hole and special Sam Snead challenge 1'jO \

In preparation for the bout. match at West Orange, N. J.
lie has been .in training at Snead won the 36-hole medal play with
In New Jer- 143 while Nelson took 144. In the 36-
Madam Bey's camp
x hole match play Nelson won, 4 and 3.

ey.It Is the first fight for "Red," traded BASEBALL Charlie-Barrett The Boston and $50000 Braves to

: who was not allowed to defend get Pitcher Mort Cooper from the St '-,. <- '. .. "'..- ,-... -- .- ".,._ ". _". .. ............._.........uu.............
him crown while In the navy. Louis Cards. Cooper quit the Cards Al THE NEW ENLISTED WAVES' CLUB, Just opened last week, is already a mecca during late aft- <,

Special seats for servicemenhave Benton recently star after Detroit a salary pitcher dispute., suffereda ernoon and evening off-duty hours. These late-afternoon pictures show, above, a line-up at the soda-

been reserved, Promoter fractured leg when struck by a line snack bar, which dispenses sandwiches, milkshakes and soft drinks; and, below, a corner of the lounge, 1

$I'ck Laken announced. drive 'oft the bat of. Bobby Hansen Estalella of the of which is popular for magazine-scanning, card-playing, piano-tinkling, record-listening, or just plainrelaxin'
the A s, Rookie Andy
Giants posted his fourth win on the .
mound. Tommy Holmes of the
.. "SoftbaiT'Standings Braves is burning up the majors witha
.402 batting average. Ernie Lom- Philippines COMMERCIAL 'BULLETIN .
bard of the ulants Is leading the home-
parade with 11. .
run FOR RENT Wallace, Cecil Field, Jax 2-9167,
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MISCELLANEOUS-The Big .
.;;#_ Collegiate Conference passed legislation OkinawaContinued Corner room with twin beds Private between 1200 and 1300. .

_, outlawing recruiting or proselyting ot from Page 1 bath. Mrs. Parr, 3550 Pine !
(Standings not up to date) '
Homer Norton signed a
athletes.
,:' Major ramming League 5-year coaching contract at Texas Force, Lt. Comdr. Blouin also participated St., Phone191.. I One bed complete; two night tables
.t W L Pd A & M. in the first strike on ; one dressing table and mirror
,I"' i VPD 7 1 775M winning the Jamaica home ; one dressing table bench;
w !''I 2 .710 RACING-By Okinawa. Large room in private ; largeporches
F [ War Jeep son of War Admiral two throw one fiber rug; one
Handicap rugs;
barbecue for entertaining -
a1, Commissary !S 2 .710 Two of Saturday's award winners ; pits
became a standout candidate for
.j' A lie R 4 3 .570 the Kentucky Dreby. BurningDream received both the DFC and Cora B. Acosta! 4667 maple couch and desk; one maple
Salvage 4 4 .500 entry, won the Blvd. Phone 21961. chair for desk" ; two maple chairs;
a Col Bradley Air Medal for dive-bombing opera- Ortega ,
v. 1.fPIY 3 4 : 38T04 one-mile Derby trial at Louisville while fleet units one rocker; one maple end table;
favored tree For All placed a poor tions against enemy one maple lamp one boudoir lamp
x ; ;
1 # :3 4 .430 during the Battle for Lejte Gulf Trailer space for er\lcemen.
2'i!' .286 fourth chairs two lawn chairs 75 feet" of
Ship' SE"l'\ke ; ;
shade and '
and for bombing-strafing sweepson Plenty of garden space.Haley's !
Public Works 0 7 .000 one kitchen" table four kitchen
i Standing as of 29 May) ;
Trailer Park Timaquana
1:; enemy shore installations. They ,
'
LEAOr'ENew :
.NATIONAL hose; one 50 gallon garbage can;
Major Aft..rno8tlleV/ W L 733 are Lt. Ralph Rice, Mahein, Ohio, Rd., near \\estconnett. two sets of dishes; $100 worth for
\ 0 1(85) York 25 9 and Lt. (jg) William Abney, Mis-
VF.5 6 ) Pittsburgh 17 14 .548 $250. 3437 A. Taylor St., :NAS,
MArine Barracks !S' 0 1.000 Chicago 17 14 .548 sion, Texas. Both attached to Ad- Will share house in Southsiile with Dewey Park, Lenban, Athletic Department .
Main Galley : 1 .857a& Brooklyn 18 15 .545 miral McCain's task force, they couple No children Convenient NATTCenter.
Chief's Club 3 .570: St. Louis 17 16 .515 also participated in raids on Oki- to ferry Phone 97132.
:2! 3 .400
Personnel
Boston 12 17 .414
o &: G 2 4 .333 Cincinnati 11 18 .379 nawa, the China Coast and Formosa Living room, bedroom and break.
Boathouse :.1:5 .286 Philadelphia 10 24 .294 They are now in LSO school Riverside. Reservations taken for fast suites. $200. Call Lt Hill),
DOC -"'frJ'lea 1:5.166 Two MedalsLt. desirable, cool rooms In private Ext. 788.
.x' (ai age 0( 7 ,000 AMIJWAN! ; LEAGUE\V: L Pet (jg) John Edmonds, Alex- home. Transients" only 2830 'ark,

andria Va., earned the DFC for a Phone 26298.
Minor League New York 2011 .645 ,
A return trip ticket to New York
W 14 Pet. Detroit 17 11 607 probable hit on an enemy cruiseroff
Dispensary 3 0 1.000 Chicago 16 13 .552 the Philippines, and the Navy Room and board for couple In Five City. Expires June 3. Cot
; 5 1 ,833l'ost Louis 15!' 13 .536 $2250. Call 391.
St.
Salvage
Medal for Phone 7-4801. 2000 Park
O Office :t Cleveland 13 14 .481 and Marine Corps a Points.
Main Galley 2 4 ;3533 Boston 13 18 .419 hazardous attempt to save his injured -
ADU 2 4 ,333 Washington 13 18 419 gunner after a forced sea \\AMED: Forced to sell relatively new
Communications 1:5 ,1136 Philadelphia 11 20 ..355Navy's landing. House or apartment as soon as household furnishings. Includeswalnut !!

M Other DFC winners were Lt. possible. Permanently assigned desk-chair combination,

"Guest" Aboard U. S. Atlantic Job John Murphy, Anoka, Minn, nowa as instructor to NAS First Lt. maple dinette suite.. 4 chairs, Hollywood -
-
w Still Not FinishedThe VF-5 instructor, for strafing at- C.V.. M\on, BO Downs lamps hassack, one end table, and
; Carrier Japs tacks on a Jap battleship and Room 224.Apartment.
; '
drapes. Lt. J. 1\[. Clark, 1772 San
in the Atlantic
Navy's Job cruiser, and Lt. (jg) Donald
Although only a guest aboard
; ia not finished until the last German Hedges, Excelsior Springs, Mo, for two girls. Call Marco Blvd. Phone 9-5897.
;1 an Essex-class carrier, Lt. Ken-
U-boat has been accounted Ext. 8321, Marie Pultorak, Sic
LSO student for direct hit
a
an ,
neth D. Smith, Port Arthur, Tex., 585 BOY 27. Nine room, two story house $6500.
Bldg. ,
for and that be
may quite sometime tanker off the Indo-China
on a Jap
.
earned his keep by downing one 3839 Riverside Avenue. Near Popular
1.1 it revealed
Jap plane and chasing another to yet, was officially Coast 1940 1941 five Point Call 2-8335.
To buy or passenger
last week.
Air Medals went to Lt. (Jg)
in S. antiaircraft fire.
doom U. or two door sedan. E. Anbelr,
i On temporary duty pending return Even though German subs are Robert W. Beck, Iowa City, Iowa, !Musician First, Class. Telephone Overstuffed chair, wooden arms;
t i to his own flattop, the Texan surrendering according to instructions a VF-5 instructor; Lt, (jg) Clift M72. double bed, spring: and mattress;

decided to brush up on his flying there Is the possibility of a three" Hollywood bed. springs and

F He spotted the two slngle-engined stubborn submarine skipper who / WE MAY FOR SALE mattresses; dinner table, round,
Japanese Jills when he became refuses to give up, or a Nazi who HEY MAC Five burner kerosene stove In good walnut; kitchen table and four
st I separated from a flight assignedto believes himself on the war criminal MAKE QORPORAL AFtffUll condition. $40. Call Jane Rrown. chairs; two end tables; magazinerack
cover advancing American list and thus has nothing to ('II. Ext.: 434.fiaby table; three lamps; dressing
forces on Okinawa. lose table; four drawer chest; linen
l ..fJAPS bassinet with folding stand chest; two clothes hampers; coldapslble .

** 114iiQ In good condition. In use only ironing board. Call or see .
1 : Jean Shiley Jumped 5'41/4" three month. ('hone0.)28.. M. II. Lazarus, A & R Ext. 664.
!E
Home phone 2-0(59. Address: 1169
WARw I 1942 Chevrolet" convertible; radio, Cumberland road.

ti't"' And From AS To Jaygee ,-, AsT loo "al heater, all accessories" Call Lt. 1941 Ford convertible." Four new

t tires, new top. Excellent" condl.
: Continued From rage Six to compete in the 1936 Olympicsat Cornwall Jr., Short Hills. N. J, lion Call R. C. Smith,. Bldg. 800,

.Jig" five-foot-clght titleholdcr." However Berlin. an LSO student, and Lt (jg) Phone 615 or 8243.
: A graduate of Temple UuUer- Forrest L. Packwood, Ottumwa,
the Shiley rword Is two sity with a B,S. degree, class of -czr, Iowa, an LSO student. Lost-t'harens cigarette tinder Puwpbutton
1. t.... Inches taller than any other 1933 Jumpin' Jean knows women's er1e. oat Lt. (jg) Graht H. Cole, Arkansas t1 pe. hearing Initial t. W
woman haM ever jumped (In athletics outside in and Lt. Kath- A. Reward 1'hone (arl Abbott al,
of the City, Kan., an LSO student, '
CARTOON The drawing 631.:
DI- i .
track: and f'eld! ), nine Rahl, WAVES Athletic
1. two perpetual PFCs. was done by received the Purple Heart, and
swimming rector is delighted to have her For lisle--Piano Ke-condftioncd M .s
Miss Shiley became Liska AMMlc Chicago
L. ,
who
Don Meadors himself a PFC, Joseph
who ,) and in-
the Brookline Country back. It was Miss Rnhl paved Inch uprighthtool .delivery ,
instructor at for Jean to tt'ctlveIter combines hid art with some very a I former VPB-11 aircrewman I eluded 51290 rath.) H, (omdr, P. H,
Club in Brookline, Mass., In the path competent boxing these days. Presidential Citation ribbon. Pelton, Ext, 7SI. -' +i;
1933 and thereby was not eligible commission.
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Civilian Employees' News I i I AGCESSORIESfiorls, :ES DIVISION'!'.


Address Communications to Editorial Offices 1' (!WS' / From j i t/ie/ Jfisffitment'S/io/, >

Personnel Relations Office, Bldg. 13, Box 22 '. "A" Shifty Helen Rule has-received word

Telephone Extension 483 $ Virginia Fraser that her brother Lieut. Steve Con-
The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax: Air By WM. R. MacKENZIE week rshretETAOINNNNUN way, will soon be on his feet again,
News, is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's by-
Safety Engineer WAVE Lillian Buck, AMM2c thanks to the skill of Army doc
Civilian Employees and is sponsored by the who incidentally was the firs tors. Lt. Conway's leg was shattered
.
Employee Association for Civil Service Employees II' Wave in the Gyro Shop, was givena by machine gun bullets early

Officers Y M fO.wnJ q'Y.i foWtf'y ( surprise birthday party last in April while he was engaged in1.
William O. IClncald President combat against the Germans.
Philip D. Myers, Treasurer week by her many friends. The
Directors party was given at Plersona' and The Gyro Shop gave P. J, Moorea

George H. Martin Mell C. Jackson was "picnic style". After the eats birthday party Tuesday, May
Frank H. LM N7M. 4 the guests enjoyed dancing. A 22. P. J. says that from now on
McKinley Donald A. Wood AS 7s s Ve. I
Philip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffie ) lovely pair of lounging pajamas he'll count his years backward, .
Daniel R. Wnlddon William O. Klncald swwnwwl was presented to Lillian later in thereby getting younger every

News Reporting Staff the evening. Yes, she was really year.

Assembly and Repair: / surprised. Ruth Robinson, better knownto

Head Reporter................................................Euleene Willlnghaus HERE AND THERE v her associates as "Mammy Yo.
Inspection and Survey: v I Sorry to hear that Charley Morgan kum" wed Norman Odin of Alex-

Head Reporter...-..-.....-.....................-................Helen M. Sty{on of Optical Dept., has been andria, Virginia on Saturday, May
out because of the serious Illness 26th. The marriage vows were
Public Works Department:

Head Reporter-.._..._...__.......;........._.......Ethel M Shanahan of his son. We all hope he recovers solemnized by Reverend Giles of
soon. Wave Martha Colvin, Jacksonville.In .

Supply Head Department Re porter..:_............._...................._....................Leola Jones S2c, inspector of instruments!, celebrated case you couldn't find Paige
her birthday this past during the short black-out Wednes-

week. Congratulations, Martha. day night, he was off in a corner,

And Mary Markham of Gyro Shop, eating, cucumber sandwiches

Inspection Survey IT""UN'r PAY is very happy these days. Her Ed Reldler, of the Pressure In.
II son, Alvin Markham, AOM3c, has strument Shop, received a letter
TO IronszrSArETY been sent here to NATTC for further
from his uncle, Pfc. Frank Reid-
; Mclals Mnc/iitics, Accessories and Structures l. 1f training. He has been stationed ler describing the Maharaha's

.hOHAI, tAIfryCOUNCK at San Francisco, Calif., Palace in Iran. Dishes set with
By Ruth RaUch for many months. We know this rubles and diamond studded chairs.
June! Weddings! Nothing could Supply reunion Is a pleasant one. &
"Treat It right, Brother Bring any back, Unc ? t.{)
be lovelier! Well, here's some of Ruth McGowan has been transferred
"MAYBE I was born a senti
them. Inspections '
from the Gyro room to the
fool but the fact is I
mental old ,
married Radium and Ann
Sic
Cromwell was on May room Eby,
i 5Ux Xlrginla" Whlddon.vrtwnatts! I PrUrllla Glenn can't bear to see good machinery has left the Radium room to join

from Georgia, )-Tney) were married The Teletalk, as it was offlclallj)y mistreated. Never could. the Gyro room. Hope both girls l!

:; Jacksonville.. Chief Cooper was named-we prefer to call il t Long after the kids In my neigh. enjoy their new jobs.
married May 2 to Iva M. Voldahl. "Squawk Box"ls a little radio borhood had made junk of their COMING AND GOING

"Sunny" aa she is better knownto like instrument that comes in rath. bikes, mine was In fine shape. My We welcome Bill Cusano back r, 5 A!. ES

all of us, works in A &: R Time er handy for communication from:I boy delivered papers on it years to the Gyro Shop. He has been .
Accounting Section. Chief Com- office to office. later out because of illness but is now
mlsso received a telegram from The first day that our "Squawk O.K., and we are certainly glad
Chief Sudberry which read "We Box" was installed and usable, Mr,, In the '20's I got an old Model to have him back with us agai n,. N
know he Hood in the office all T with my first few pay checks.
is him
dood it, so we mar was by Dell S2c of Leola Jones
Farlelgh Gyro Shop By
Let the particularsnext self, looking up When I finally turned it In for
ried. you have a catalog. He is spending his leave at home with BRIEFS IKatherine
week. Louise Donnovan, in heard the instrument come on, and something more deluxe, the thing his parents in Portland Oregon lllghtower (Public

the Instrument Shop, will be mar Mr. Cole said, "Mrs. Starr, come wag in better shape than when I We understand its been pretty cold Voucher) is spending her vacation
rled to Len Prime, photographer2c In on Receiving." Silence. got it.And.
,, in the Northwest so hurry back with her family' In Winter Haven,
In the very near future. Best "Helen Starr come in, on Receiv on the job it was the same to( our nice warm climate. Florida. Glad to welcome Minnie .
wishes are. extended to each and ing." Longer silence (Mr. way Nothing to brag about, of I Ida May Cross, of Electrical n.. Thompson (Public Vouch

every one of you happy couples! Hood had never used it before, and course. I'm just that way Love Dept., is resigning this week because er) back to work after a two weeks

Did you know that there's a he wasn't being called for, so he I to see a good, clean piece of machinery of ill health. Hope she re vacation. We all rejoice with
A f WAVE in our office on the nightshift just kept quiet, thinking that finally do its stuff, covers soon and will be back with] Melba Overstreet (Follow-Up) in
who has a sailor boy friend Cole would get tired and the wonderful news about her
who works on days ? He gets up stop.) Suddenly, the quiet was Anyhow, It's probably one reason us.We welcome back Into the Op- brother. The Red Cross wired her

at 2:00: in the morning just ao broken when Cole said "Hood!" I got interested in accident tical Shop, Lindle Pasanew, who I mother that her brother, Pvt. Sel-
he can walk her home. in a much louder tone. Now, don't prevention. Never got so muchas was out for quite a long time be German Prisoner
USA.
Lindsey,
We want to bid farewell and bon you know poor old Hood must have a scratch in 23 years of shop cause of 111 health. Nice to have wyn for 27
of War months was
voyage to Gartland and Vail who jumped? ? work myself, and I figured it you back again. 13 and "
liberated :
May report
have< received their shipping or. The other day when Lieut, (jg) wasn't all luck. Maybe respect for Rod Blselow, S2c of the Gyro ed him In on good condition. Hear
ders; Shirley Jamison in Cowling Cruse was upstairs and I had just the equipment had something to I Shop, has gone to New York to that Bertha tttU (Receiver' Section
p Shop who is having to resign on finished giving him a message over do with it. I get some advanced training at
has the nickname
acquired ,
account of illness in her family; the Squawk Box, I noticed by the I can't prove it, but I have a Sperry's. Rod is a good worker "Buff.) Probably remember
> James W.: Parmalee, who recently sound that he had left it on. I and we are glad of his: opportunity
hunch the Joes in the
Sloppy placeare Edna Mills (formerly in Inspec
reported to Minnesota for flight pushed the Receiving button and to get advanced knowledge for his
training May J, and R. W.Patter- said, "Receiving, I'm afraid my the worst risks. job. Callie Tillman has taken her tion Report), who transferred to
of senior inspectors And that's I annual leave this week Hope she California recently. Regret that
son, one our boss has left your Squawk Box why always argue:
who has been employed here for on" Promptly then, somebo3y teach a man respect for his machine is having a nice time. Vincent her son, 1st Ueut. Newell F. Mills.

I some time. picked up the receiver on the other and you teach him both bet- Degani, SA12c of the Watch Army Air Corps, has recently been

Dean Mobley who is and will end and I heard Cruse say, "Thank ter production and better safety." Dept, Is spending his leave at reported "Missing in Action." Her
home In We son had the Air Medal Distinguished
won
Chicago. just knowthat
continue to be missed, has entered you!" with an emphasis on each (From May's "Industrial Super
he is haying a grand timein Flying Cross and several
the armed forces and at present is word. "
located at Camp McPherson, Geor visor Pamphlet ) the "Windy City," ) Oak Leaf Clusters. I'ml-
-- -----
gia. Good luck, Dean! Franklin Calhoun, of the Optical I die Buck (Receiver's Section) Is
,
y Vacationists this week include M. T. Crumley Gives The Dept., has received many interest, resigning because husband, Sgt.
Ing letters from his son Pfc. Harold Buck, U. S. Army, has been
John Finenco who is in Miami
Franklin Calhoun Jr.. lately. He I honorably discharged from service
with his family; Al Monts who Is Is attached to the Field ,
Artillery Buck served 31
Sgt. months overseas -
in Evansville, Indiana; and Frank Word On German Stampskets
I in Europe. When V-E Day was I much
'' his spending time In New
who time
Wetzler just spent ...
announced he and his
companywere
Guinea, at which time he was
In Jax relaxing.Congratulations. lly M. T. Crumley -
Into Ltbenate
marching ,
awarded the Silver Star for
gallantry
go to Mr. Fowler For the setting of this story full of bills. Everyone spentall Czechoslovakia, and he said the -
in action. Mr. and Mrs will
He has been designated as about postage stamps let us go to the money he received, for who reaction of this war torn countrywas leave for
supervisor over Fabric and Finish Germany where we find one of the but a fool would save money whenit thrilling They were all givena shortly Savannah Ga.,
Magnaflux, Plating, Paint, I most extraordinary postal issuesin was worth less every hour ? It royal reception. The Allies were where they will make their new
i Dope and Oxygen Shops. existence. This series of German was amid this chaos, significantly, greeted with cheers, tears and home Mildred D Ii w s o u

Mrs. Muriel Mitchell is on emer. stamps Issued in 1923 had 18 that Hitler made his bid for power / kisses given by a very grateful ((Award) that writes her from mother Richmond r
Virginia la
,
geney leave in Norfolk, Virginia.Her stamps in the set, whose face I Finally, after the conservative country. from her recov
Bring
recent
mother, who is very elderly, values ranged from 500 thousandto German middle class had been pauperized I Pfc. Calhoun has also been a operation.
fell recently and broke both arms. CO billion marks. This set of by this mad inflation, and J member of the U. S. Army Air Olene Sadler (Receiver's Section -
Hope her mother will recover stamps had a face value of $21,- paper money and postage stampswere Corps and Paratroopers and has ) is on leave at present. Why?,

speedily and Mrs. Mitchell can be 167,555,000 in American money not worth the paper, Ink, and :seen plenty of action. His sister, To welcome her brother back from
back with us. and recalls to many of us the wild- 'I labor to print them the govern. Julia Calhoun, is also here withus. two years overseas duty at Iwo
; :
Jima. .
Lucille
Loretta Maher, Y3/c has been est period of currency inflation in ment established a new currency. His is a family that can be Kiseittraut (Pro-
visiting with Doris Widenhouse all history.I The old marks were redeemed at 'proud of its part In the war effort posal) is spending her vacation In 9

husband has been During World War I the I : I Worcester, Massachusetts with
while her on Ger the ruinous rate of one trillion to
her husband, also .
leave in N. C. He also made a man government borrowed from one. Thus, the highest postage I I I on leave.
trip to Richmond, Virginia, to see its people by selling them bonds- : stamp in this series ((50 billion "Ii. Shift I Evelyn lonesome MacKenzie (Award) In
his brother, who has just returned almost the entire wealth of Ger marks) had a redemption value of By Marjorie Hill pretty these days since -
't The old Gyro Shop looks pretty her husband left for the Pacific
from overseas. many. When the war ended the about two cents.NonEssential.
. chipper with its new coat of paint, area. The Contract Section regrets -
tell Steffan is virtually bankrupt
They us Gregory government -- -
and the emergency exit has great. that Edith 1'ertlon is .
resignng
t really ambitious. He is going to took the easy way out to pay thogovernment's I
relieved the fenced-ln
ly feeling to return to her home
in St.
night school at Duval Vocational debts; it printed Mail some of us used to have' '
pa.1 Petersburg Florida.
I Receiving
and Is really studying the repairof per money. As the amount
Although we have lost one of Division was delighted to hear
aircraft That's well Gregory. I paper money increased and the 'our newcomers, Leo Machen to from Ueut. 1\(. \'. Boone former-
(
tI New Enlisted Ptmonnrli supply of gold (which Overseas Cut DownTo
R. C. I paper money the Blue Jacket Guard, he has ly Officer-in-Charge The
Begin, AOM2/c-Ordnance Insp.; was supposed to represent) diminished been replaced by a discharged veteran letter written ) recently
H. Colvin Jr., Assembly Insp.; E. people began to lose conG help save vital shipping Walter Moutfoit. Welcometo the states was and before he left
J. Jsukulka. AMM1/c, Assembly dence in its value. The faster the space, the Post Office Department, our shop, Walter. was addressed "DearGang"

Inap.; W. A. Johnson, AMM2/C, presses turned out money, the at the Navy's request, issued an Chief ulmer hasn't stopped :
M &: M Insp.; C. W. Kinney AM. higher prices rose. order last week to prevent nonessential 1 beaming yet, and his baby, seven AND TllE 1'EIUTME: FL )iE1)
2/c, M &: M Insp.; Walter Leger, Before the war, Germany had mailing of periodicals and 1 pound thirteen ounce Patrllca Ann, LIKE: WINK:! I

AMM3/C, M & M Insp.; J. W. never had a postage stamp of higher '. newspapers to overseas Navy, Marine arrived way last Saturday night at The olfactory nerves of all who
Lundy, Sl/c, Messenger; C. E. denomination than five marks, 'I. Corps and Coast Guard personnel. 11:34.: Congratulations mom and entered the Purchase Group recently
Makela, AMl/c, M & M Insp.; W. or, about $1.25 In American money. 1 pop! were assailed by the seductive

S. Mantlo AMMl/c, Assembly I IIndp. But In 1922 a stamp was issued Effective) 1 July, 1945. the order We all hope Neva Fort of the odor of good (wow!) perfume as

.; R. 'J. McCormack, AM2/C, 'with a face value of ten marks; forbids} publishers to mall individ 'Gyro Shop, will be back with us if all therein had been- genetouvly
M & M Insp.; T A. Smith, Sl/c, the price of mailing letters had ual'copies of publications through 'soon She will be under medical sprayed. Wonder why? Well,

Ord. Insp.; A. W Stalker, CCM, doubled. As more and more paper I Fleet Post Office addresses except I 'care for seven or eight weeks because Kathryn Schlefrr (Award) dropped A

Assembly InBp.; Marian A. Sub- money appeared and the value of I on )written requests by the addressees of a back Injury.Congratulations a whole bottle of the scent on the ";,II
j jock, S2/c, M & M Insp.; Ernest the mark fell, stamps were issued for subscriptions or re to Dorothy floor. It was a recent gift too -
Robitaille AEM3/c, M & M Insp. with face values of one hundred, newals. But relatives and friends 'Steele who just advanced to the what a misfortune!

New Civilian Personnel: Jean a thousand, a million marks! I may continue to pay for subscrip I rate of AMM12c and to Ellen Jurd And, speaking of perfume, Betty

Davenport' Assembly; Hoke S. At the pealC of the inflation pe Lions, provided the service man or who made AMM13c Grant (Contract) has just receiveda
'I Vaughn, 101 & M. One of newly-weds Ellen
our ,
riod, prices rose not only dally but woman requested it. lovely gift of Deguy perfume
--- --- McCombs, Is a slightly
V hourly. The story is told of a German I Copies of unexpired subscrip ;ended cook as her sailor inexpeii.husband from a friend in l'arls.Too. ; three

IlKACII KEO. LIFTED whQ ordered a steak dinner, I tions will be accepted for mailing I Ii discovered last week when he months to reach her,) _

There's no longer need to dim priced at. 100,000 marks. While it i after 1 July until the subscription I i In a request for' cream sauce. put Ellen HAPPY DAYS ARE.; CQMINqj;;
was cooking the price rose,to 150,. expires I ,
your lights when approaching Jax '- obliged with a concoction that If you wonder why Millie Srhaf-
beach at night. According to an 000 and before he, could pay the I I I I I I Navy offlcall suggested that I ,resembled hothlng so much as fer. ,(Correspondence). seems sohappy
check the price was 200,000 marks: I, the'public l send clippings of parties I these
official announcement, all dlmout, paste. Without a murmur''thechivalrons I days, well, it's because
; On pay days trucks delivered huge ular Interest in letter mall rather :,
,
i gdb'ate" every bit Whig she has had word that her husband
e regulations affecting, the Eastern bales of paper money, and people I I' than complete issues of newspapers ''II i cream sauce. Love Is truly a wonderful I I lis on hU way home from overseas

seaboard have been rescinded j went shopping with market bu-j 1 I and other publications. |II< thing.; I dutyl

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31 May, 1945 CIVILIAN JAX AIR, NEWS NEW Page Nine



I Mrs. Mitchell At Work I I INSIDE PUBLIC WORKSBy -Amblin'- '-


Ethel M. :Sha Italian -- ----

I Here and theie in the different joying the two weeks that fly by; Through

sections are calendars depicting in such short 01 del'

the current trend of "pin-up" pul- Henry Pryor, more affectionately -

I' chritude which brought forth an known as "Duckie," is resigning Assembly

observation by one of the older to continue his studies at Duke ,
members (name withheld!) the University.Lieut. -- --- -----

I contrast with former days which Comdr. Noble Herzberg, Hy Kubye Walker

was like "Taking a chance in the Asst. P.W.O., has received his orders Sunbeamlng the "B" Shift picnicat

o Grab-bag." Years ago a man mar- for overseas duty somewhere Gold Head Branch State Park,
1 ried a girl not knowing what he I, in the South Pacific with the Sea we saw that everyone had a won;
ankles covered long i will be missed hisI but from the they
was getting; bees. He by derful time, way ,
skirts, half a dozen petticoats, fic- I former associates, who had a high ; looked the next day they didn't feel

titious busts,, with the rear forti- i regard for his opinion, ability and : any too good. Guess there was a
fied with a mousetrap bustle! In 1, cooperation as Design Supt. Special little too much sunshine for all the
addition to that, her hair was ro- j Asst to Commander E. H night shift ahut-Ins--or could it

I inforced with a rat making hair- I Thouren, and finally Asst. P.VV.O have been something stronger.And .
do pompadour. If he took her to I 1, Best wishes go with you from Pub what was the matter with

the beach, he fared no better, for lie Works. you sailors. In the civilians vs. .
the bathing attire was designed to There was a heated debate and sailors ball game what do you

x AI!! hide all her beauteous charms. A argument on steel construction mean by letting those crabs beat

man knew not whether she was that raged in the Struct. Section, you? Don't you know the Navy

bow-legged or knock-kneed. To even to the erection of a miniature always wins! What do you mean
I see an ankle was a rare treat!!! model to demonstrate the point In letting the Navy Tradition down?

He did know if her skin was fair, question. Lieut. McLennan, an old Where was Langston when the

for drug store complexions were steel man from way back, won. I diving contest was going on? We
looked down on In the old days and i The vault, which is under the< didn't see him around anywhere

only hussies used lipstick. SO-o-o I cognizance of Mr. Leo Quinn I Shop 1017 and 1022 Group Supervisor -

some things are better now than ; (Duffy to most everyone), now has seems a little lame follow.

"in the good ole days." j an inviting sign over the doorway ing the day's outing. And we
Mr. and Mrs R. E. Perkins (both donated by unknown admirer. { thought he was a topical Texan

_- -- ---- _". '_ _' __'n __m'_ P. W. Maintenance) had the best !; It reads: "Duffy's 1'avern-Ye used to wide open spaces and lots
IN' TIIK ABOVE' I'lCTl'KK, Mrs. Muriel E. Mitchell, Inspector surprise and treat possible. Their Olde House Hospitality." of sunshine.

of Enlnf'E'rlnMaterlaljn:: :: the Inspection and Survey Department, IsO son, Powell, veteran of 30 monthsIn Seaman Blair (Records) sounds Say, Ridgeway, why did"you car.
inspecting ah F4U-1 Hydraulic brake assembly for proper clearance the South Pacific, came home as if he is ready to break into a ry an axe along with you to the

between the discs, finish, freeness of operation and general suitability for a month's fuilough. The fur- I I "routine" whenever he comes Into I: picnic? Did you think you would

for installation. lough was very eventful, for he the office. Reason-shoes with four 1 need some protection or was it just

acquired a wife--Wilmar Witt, of taps apiece for with all his running I to cut down the trees?

Mrs. Muriel Mitchell Lake City! I around was wearing out shoe All we can say, Mr. Gray, is
Warrant Officer Schloman wasa 'leather too fast! What-no taxi that you did a swell job as our

visitor at Maintenance last week I service ? Master of Ceremonies. Through

Typical Woman Worker, ---back from a year of overseas : The "old gal" broke down again.In your uniting efforts and sweet
I duty. He had made several trips case you don't know--blue print voice the games and routine were
across the Equator and is qualified 'machine. The vitamin shots received run off as per schedule.
By helen M. hrHl' ---- ---. [ "shellback" of the Dominion of I from time to time are not Thanks to all the committee for

IAS DepartmentFor 1 to obtain experience in various Neptune Rex. )[1'. Schloman was enough. She needs a stem to stern planning such a swell picnic; you

several years I have watchedthe shops such a* Cleaning, Magna- | busy shaking hands, answering overhaul in dry-dock! Only ozalids did a wonderful job. How about

work performed by women In ] flux, Plating Dope, Paint, Hydrau-, i questions about his travels, and for a few days during gal's opera- I trying it soon again?
I l 1?, Flight Controls Engine Installations tion. Congratulations to Mrs. LePeit
various' Industries with pride and being told that the life seems to ,
interest. Especially, of late, in Cable, Receiving and, i: agree with him he looked so well. -- mother of H. R. LePert, AMM2c,
the field of aeronautics. Each time now In Tubing and Landing Gear,' i Mrs Louise Abramans (Malnte- \ of Shop 1021, who won a 25.00
where I have been IIi .t'aJ8. 'I
I have the opportunity to go I' nance} is on vacation with her husband War Bond. Her name was drawn
"I am proud of being (afar s I
very Over-All from the
through the huge shops of the Assembly prize box.
: and is visiting her people in :
as I know) the first womeninspector I I I And Cicero, didn't know
we
and Repair Departmentwhere you
In the U. S, Navy!" Valdosta Ga. Know you are en-
i I
could talk much. We
so can't
aircraft is assembled and understand -
repaired and parts manufactured, L Overhaul I why you are in the Navy. ,
I am amazed at the number of Attention, all bobby-socks-dld .},
CIVILIAN 0 F THE WEEK -----. know
-
women working' and the excellent you that we have two Si-
way they perform their duties. I Hy Marguerite steel A natras In the Assembly Division?

On group of women aircraft Mrs. Helen/ Stvron 7s iVcilirc of N. Carolina/ Marguerite OMermaii I Yes, Mallinson and Pachomskl

workers, have female inspectors 'I Where was it? Hyde Park must have been Sinatra fans for

check their completed job to be I Mrs. Helen Styron was born i In Country Club. What was it? I quite some time. We all enjoyed ti

sure It meets the proper specifica Henderson, North Carolina and Might Shift Party. And a grand your songs.
tio 'Approximately 27''; of the I received her high school education time was had by all. We had mu- I Could be that Chief Harvey is

Inspection performed by the Civil- In that state. She attended the sic, dancing and loads of fun. The I striking for a civilian rating. He
ian inspectors of the Inspection North Carolina College for Women band was hot and the beer was seemed to be the best ball playerof

Survey Department is done by in Greensboro, N. C., Duke University cold. We even had our own their team.

women., I in Durham, N. C., and the 7 "Frankie" George Berquist, i The entire Assembly Division

The following resume of her experience University of Maryland, College g A [Mac: of Shop 201. I misses Lieut. Mills' guiding hand.
as a fabric worker and Park, Md.Completing. Being a woman, the first thingI We all hated to see him go even if

then an inspector was told to me I her education she noticed when I entered was the! it was just across the street. In

by Mrs. Muriel E. Mitchell, of the selected teaching as a career. She hats. The one that really caughtmy his place we welcome Lieut. C. S.

Inspection and Survey Depart taught school for 15 years both in eye was the white sailor witha Bolka. Lt. Bolka just reported

wont : I Henderson and Laurinburg, North .wwwwl. a, red ribbon worn by Mrs. Geer. in from the Aleutian Islands, after
"I started my career with Uncle Carolina.In Everybody was jealous cause she I 30 months duty there. While in
Sam In the Fabric Shop at her first few did the Aleutians he served at Dutch
1936 she accepted wouldn't sell it, but a get
the Naval Air Station in Norfolk, which to 5k havea i Harbor, Adak, Amchitka, Kisko
I Civil Service position < to try It on. Next time you
Virginia, July 25. 1930. in 'and Attu. His duties on these
the
her to Washington Department party invite Mrs. Geer and maybe -
First Dn.v I' of Commerce In December she'll wear the hat for you.I I bases were: Air Operational Officer I-
"That first day was quite a of that same year she transferred know you all have missed these Commanding Officer of Air
disappointment to me. I thoughtI to the Social Security Facility Officer-in-Charge of build
boys by now, for they are enjoying
was supposed to sit at a lIe\'lng'l Branch in the Records Division in their hard earned 15 days at ing and maintaining air fields and
machine and make flaps Irv st, run air facilities.
Baltimore, Maryland. I home. A few names that I could I We know that an
bags, or something. Imagine mysurprise I motherIn milted to the employees through Lemoi C. L. Smith officer with such: wide experience
when the said The year 1939 found her gather are A. J. ,
supervisor I Mrs. Styron. She !is responsiblefor will add greatly to our division
ill health, so Mrs. Styron re. and R. K. Howe. Since it seems
to me: 'Mrs, Myer, (lit was Myers ___
then, this is a T4M fuselage, and signed her position to come to requisitioning and training new to be the style for the boys to get ------- ': u
to her
it is to be covered with fabric and Florida, where she stayed a year j' employees. assigned department married while home on leave, I
canvas. The cover will be* made, before returning to the Department I -all in all being Administrative wonder how many will return to U11UnilierollJ :JIlJAI )i
full of
Assistant means a day
and with the help of these sailors' : of Commerce in Washington i join the ever increasing list of
activity. Mrs Styron enjoys ev-
She transferred from thisaeth'lty "
Evans will the "Brown Baggers.
and Mrs. put
you
cover on.' Believe me. that fuselage in December of 1940 to ery minute of it which is proven by I was also told that J. M. Whit- B.tIl36

looked like an elephant to me! NAS, Jacksonville. her easy, pleasant manner as she I aker of F.P.S.R. just returned from

But, after a four day struggle ft Different Station I goes through the day's routine. Greenville, S. C., and after 8 daysof Ewh
1
War Bond Agent Morning wake
was ready for the dope shop."I I "When I came aboard the sta- good Old S. C. food is ready to early
to do
worried along with the Fabric tion it was a very different sight Aside from her regular duties clear out the rtoreroom. my 1 hit in thin busy! Pub-
Mrs. Styron Is: War Bond Agentfor lie Works Maintenance.; So
Mrs.Styron ) jarI
from the one you see today,
Shop covering surfaces, makingO Well, well we have two new have
when I&S, which means keeping a never failed to fill
said "and I was my
and cockpit Roth-
patches, covers, engine chiefs with us noJoseph
I 1 andI r'iiuion ithe
record 'of cancellation ; t/entle/ breezelielp.r
assigned to the A & R Departmentas every
covers, etc for eleven long enberg in Shop 201 and J. W.
pledge made by her co-work. me to greet you with a
had
Clerk the A & R building I every
talk of
then there was
Yf'81'sand Brewster, leading chief on nights,
not even cached the framework er's. She received a personal! commendation : nod or maybe even a bow then
a new Naval Air Station at Jacksonville have been promoted. Congratulations
I
stage." "We were placed In one I from Rear AdmiralA. I I do. perchance no balmy breeze
Florida. How my hopes corner of the Contractors Office C. McFall, formerly Chief of We see you boys have then I do My bent to stand as

and did soar had, because wanted I loved Florida to live and the Squadron Officer of Aviation I Naval Operational Training Com realized your CHIEF ambition.Oh : stately at my! brittle crip aterrltrill ,
always I have to to in
( the lengths go permit.
Training was in the other. mand and H. E. Regan. Commanding
there I confided in mv Commanding : Since I was the first and only em. Officer of NAS for the ma- writing this column.) I For over tiro years I haw
Officer\ Captain T. C. Lonn- I ployee of that department the first jor part she played in the Pearl We wish to welcome Lieut. J. K. llollyollledorth in tny shades 0/ '

quest (at that time Commander) I week found me with time on my Harbor War .3ond Drive In march Hamm into our division. We know lavender and ro.ual/ purple. Pleasedo
who guided me In the light direction I he'll tind us just as happy to have : not print I /
hands, so Lieut. Cpmdr. J. B. Lieut. Comdr. Raymond L. Smith ; am untruthful
Florida. I applied for transfer Ivey, then acting A & R Officer, presented the I&S Departmentwith him here as the Emergency Repair I'' but watch, euch! day how 1 greet
which came through on May loaned me to Commander Gageto a pennant for 90% pal tiel.I was sorry to have him go. I you. Very' few (Ii 1'6 we Muchthotrjht

IP.'''1941. I j jdifferent help get the Yard Department I pation. I We were sincerely sorry to have but one lady panned to
;rh(' Fabric Shop heie in was which quite Iworked I underway" In August, 1943, Mrs.Styron ] The many Items you; read week- Mr. R. R Cecil leave. He's been I\ say she wished some one icould

from the one The A & R I was promoted to Principal I Ilv on the civilian page of the Jax with Progress so long it doesn't write\ a tribute/ to my lovely banquet
previously. : Clerk of the A & R. When In- Air News, written by reporters In I seem the same without him. All that has been ;in this/ cornerso
unfinished
building was still so han we I spection & Survey became a separate { I&S, pass through the hands of our best wishes and good luck'go tun nil ed.jo/it.
did work in of the
our one I department Mrs. Styron was I Mt's. Styron who is Head Reporter with him.Nancy May'i clove my musing/ by

gars.had Almost to wade every barefooted time !it rainedwe in the I made Chief Clerk on 1 May, 1944. I for that department. She feels I I Arnold just walked In sminthat one year is the usual

v She is in charge of all civilian a keen interest in the weekly news and is checking out today, I guess life of t+r fi fallillthat presents/
water Transfer I IV(b) clerical workers, serving under because it acquaints the civilians she's going to settle down and so Many tiliadea/ of the rainbow
the Officer-in-Charge, Lieut. with various activities and take married life seriously. Best colors so remember that "Only
"In July I was asked to transfer
L. Smith.I "It really keeps us in Cod111 do such Wondroux
Comdr. Raymond wishes !
Nancy
to and Surveyand e\'entll'j "
over Inspection
.
& S is represented in two de- our fellow workers, Tld".t/, even for a little Petunia
was I thrilled! I didn't. dare --- --i---- Bed on the
office in Supply Styron. corner' of
\f "j hope too much however, as', to my Inspection partmentsone and five in A & R. "I Having five nephews serving in ganization as Sponsor. They have BddilllXo., 136. '
beena '
,.. knowledge there had never th' armed forces overseas! Mrs. 160.Chapters In the United States
contacts with the .r.N ---
!In the U, S. really enjoy my :
women Inspector
with Washington girls in different offices", Mrs. Styron realizes the vital importance with Jacksonville appearing seventh I Go-n\--E-I" RAM AX C VAnO
Navy. Correspondence I of ea'h one doing their shareto on the list for their outstand-
determined the fact that Styion said, "and find it very I To conserve manpower, the old
interesting helping them outlinetheir' win this war! Her brother ing accomplishments in war work. familiar Seaman Guard is being
women could serve as inspectors work" She checks all correspondence lost his life in World War I, a They participate in many worthwhile disbanded and its personnel assigned -
giving us the "green light" to com-
Belleau such as the American -
of the department be- result of being gassed at activities to other departments IOl'alI
the ,
plete transfer."After All Wood and an adopted brother was Red Cross, U. S. O., Coast
mail.
one week In the office fore it l is put into the I officials have announced. The
etudying specifications' technical supplies are ordered through her killed in France Guard, etc., and have a'repn'flenta.1 I manning of sentry posts will W-
heartfelt interest In tive duty at all
I on
Taking
:
of the :
desk and records employees I
any
Bulletins andChanges
the of
notes Bureau separate
orders, come responsibility
I Station. I i I
the I local active chapter of Alpha cal Union
I in 1&S are recorded tinder
what I should and other to which
--plus her hands? She takes eight \ departments,
International Honorary Time on
detailsof Iota an
should rot do, I started to work : her supervision. Any former Guard personnel will Le
of that with housework, an
the functions of the IAS or Business Sorority, most of her care .
at "tend-Fabric Shop
old .
Since-my then I have been fortunate : changes In procedures are trans- spare time is!! devoted to that or occupation Ir- Itself! assigned.




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H Expert Softball Navy "Authors" At Work


NATTC Hurler Also Can

1

ENTERTAINMENTMOVIE .I Throw Grenades

SRt Charles V Murray, 29, ol
j Jacksonville is one of the top !softball -
hurlers at l\AD; but more
SCHEDULE Important to the Marine Corps asa
whole is the fact that he'* 0))

TOD Y-'ins OF LASSIE, In color, with Pete I-amforJ aiul 1: equally adept when it comes t(
Donald fri"p; JEKKEY: TURKEY, Cartoon, at 1800 and 2000. I hurling grenades at Ja .
S.\TtTltU.\Y-\\'lnUEIJO: W'K GO FROM HERE with Joan Leslie\ On February 26, 1943 Sgt Mur-
and Fred McMi.rra ; LAM OF 1,000 LAKES; Lowell Thomas; NEat \\' hay's a bill t >
100! and 500i 8 was official!)

SITND\Y-hKC MY I.A W\'EIt, with Olson and Johnson; CREW recognized when
CRVZY. Cartoon, at 1600, 1800, and 2000. i he was recommended
lIONn.sn TUESDAY-MED\L FOR BENNY with Dorothy for a
Laniotir; SVY .\II J/VM'ER, Cartoon; >EUS, 1800 and 2000nNE ,,a Letter of Commendation a...... .,..,.
\\'..: ).VY-CHINA G1KL with Gene Tierney; MUM CA- for J .. _,,,
FADES, Sport-& Feature In Color, at 1800 and 2000. e' brilliantly and t
:,.; courageouslyassisting r. [ K : JMM Ta,1+Mwr t:
?wMR? t tts comrades S : .
Sp S of the 2nd
"k Battalion First .
Sott. Murray Marines in com. This IK the writing team which at NA11C It turning out training
r pletely surprising subduing and course books under the direction of CNATechTra. Lieut. I avid Donovan
sr'y finally annihilating a numerically Is shown at the desk and standing Is 1'. R. Tyler, SpU( ))3c. Mr*.
superior Jap force on Grassy Carjl Kerber U secretary In the office. This I let one of three trait*
Knoll, Guadalcanal, Solomon Is within the Command whose duties are the preparation and preaittc.
lands. lion of training course books.
That was back In the early Fall -- -
of '42, before Murray was advanced -
i from the rank of Corporal Training Course
,1 to Sergeant 0'
I Leaving the Canal 23 Decem \ SHIP'S COMPANyI I Books Are Being -

I bar, 1942, after four months of
Kruf'lIIngC'omba t, the" Second Written Here
% I I Battalion went directly to Australia 'PROfilES
# i1I I for nine months rest and "AUTHORS AT WORK PRO
light drill.Charlie CEED WITH CARE" is a sign
I thought a lot of the people / which might hang over the editorial -
of Melbourne and eventually \ workshop of the NATTC
became so fond of one little lady "writing team," now establishedin
I
wF
? there that he married her. Not Building 501.

Dorothy ].amour Joan Leslie one to rush into anything as important Roy H. Weakley, Sic instructorat i The "authors at woik" are involved
: as matrimony the sergeant the ARM "B" School is one in the preparation of Aviation -
SPECIAL EVENTSAboard i waited until his last day in bluejacket who "enjoys being an I Training Course books pre-
I I
Australia, thus considerably postponing edited and the
j enellsted man". ,, \iously produced by
his honeymoon. I I Training Literature section of the
After As a clvilaln, Weakley was em1 -
I maneuvers at
Goodenough I I Bureau of Personnel This function -
Island and a brief stand-by periodat 1! ployed by Lockheed Aircraft in
TOIHY-at 1700-BASEBALL, M.A,D. \'11. NATTC .AIR RAIDERS New Guinea I 'I I v.as recently assigned to
Murray's ,! California, as supervisor In the
company : : CNATechTra, and writing teams
Inlra-statloii league, at NATTC Baseball Diamond. I made a I I I I
separate beachhead
land experimental section, as well as have been set up at three Training
t'RIIVat :2000( -AEM :STI'DENTV DANCE Members of ing at Cape Gloucester I,
classes. Automatic Pilot :School WAVES civilian 26 December instructor of Centers to undertake the editing
/graduating women 1943. The outfit's disassembly, leasi -
choice
t' .personnel, and ARM Classes 28 to 43 invited. In Auditorium with landing location was fortunate of 'i sembly maintenance and electrical and revision of these books,
T the Air Raiders l '. The Jacksonville writing team
I rwhllng0111..1( i Charlie
recalls
for other companiesmet operation on B-17's, C-60 andP38'a
TUESDAY at 1700DASEIULI.UJUNE:: FIGHTERS (:Mlnhkle stiff opposition and sutfered for four It which operates under the Train
years. was
) vs. NATTCllt RAIDERS (Intra- tatlon league), at NATTC heavy casualties.In Ing Department, consists of Lieut.
Baseball 1)iamonci.G11LI' I April '1I, the Battalion left I while he was so employed at Lock. David Donovan and P. K.' Tyler,
SpX)3c, Bath have had civilian
STATION COI'RsE. Dally from 0800 to 2000. O|>en to Cape Gloucester for a rest ten
ALL t"r..onnt'l. Clubs ter 'In the Russells. I! experience in professional writing
l available at gear locker In :NATTC: Auditorium. They started
Kerber is
Mrs. for
Caryl secretary
GOLF INSTRUCTION for NATTC personnel by R. N. Reynolds, Sp hack to the State 2 June I the office
(.\) (', 1301) to l.VtO.: (Sign up at .ha HOSTESS'::; ; IIOfs-K!' open dally from 1530 to 2100. Salurdavs and reported for duty at Camp Le. The nature of the writing U
Sundays from 1100 to 2100.) For NATTC enlisted personnel and relatives Jeune where his wife soon joined semi-technical, of course, but one
and quests. I him. Mrs. Murray had procured of the main goals of the writing
NATTC 1.lImln'ol.f'n daily from 0800( to 2100. I passage from Australia, only to team is to make the books read-
GOLF. STATION COURSE: dally from 0800 to 2000. Open to arrive in this country at the conclusion able and not like traditional text
ALL personnel. (Uibs! available at gear locker In NATTC Auditorium. of her husband's furlough. 5wl" books It is the contention of the
c KOULINO daily at Ship's Service from 1200 to 20.SO. Being accustomed to travel by this "authors" that they can split aa
r, SWIMMING l,AIL1'. Recreational Period for Enlisted Men's time, the sergeant's wife uncomplainingly infinitive or dangle a participle
Guests, Hives, WAVES from 1800 to 2100 at NAT'IC pool. packed last November with the same deftness as the editors .
(sign up at .shack for another trip across the con of WESTERN ROMANCES.
tinent when Charlie was transferred While none of the literary ef-
Ashore l to Klamath Falls, Oregon. forts produced by the writing teamIs
But the Marine couple had yet likely to be chosen by the Bookof
nUnVat 20)0: -BOXING MATCH, FREDDIE COCIIRANE another long jaunt ahead a the Month Club they have a
YII PETE LEI.LO, at Ja<'l
a SUNO\Y-1rli| t<' Silver Spring' for all NATTC personnel and Jacksonville where they now reside The Navy has announced a policyof
gusestc.. Ticket $j.84 round trip. Bug leaves at 0830 from circle\ outside and confidently contemplate' making 1945 editions of Aviation
Main Gffte. Leaves. Sliver Spring! at 1800. Special rates for I a well-deserved" "happily ever Training Courses available for

servicemen anti women at !Slher !Springs.JACKSONVILLE after. I ,. ar sR sale through Ship's Service and
BEACHES: Bui.es. leave at frequent (Interval! ----- -- Roy Weakley, Sic I''I through the Superintendent oC .

from Union flu Station corner Bay and Hogan Street Surf bathing \ AEM Plantation heed that the Army offered him a I Documents Office in Washington.
and other recreation at one of world's finest ocean beaches. Bu!* I The Jacksonville writing teamI
fire ;23C.; First Lieutenant's commission as I has edited the manuscript of a

.. NAVY 1011It It'S HOSTESS HOUSE, 101 East Church Street. Party Scheduled a supply technician which he rejected I training course book on Aviation
in favor of boot camp at Supply, which is now being printed
ISO CENTERS at 122 West ornjth Street; above Blanding Bua Tomorrow
Station: Church and Newnan Street; Sll West Duval Street ISO! Night Great Lakes, in February of 1944. I at the Government Printing! Officein

4 WOMEN'S DIVISION at 43 Nest Monroe Street. "Well get down and After Great Lakes Weakley Washington. Material for thfe
in
come book was furnished by the Aviation .
NATTC Section ot Jax: Air New U published at expense of Welfare and sub! and, sun, we'll be deeply hon- was assigned to Basic Radio Technology School.
Storekeeper Another
Recreation D<."pai-tment.In I uhed to have that smiling miss 'I I training at NATTC. Chica.go course book, Aviation Metal Work,

'with you grace our house with I followed by Primary RTT at was revised here and is also in the
Tlodda-Made Movie I huh presence." I Del Monte Cal. hands of the printers. 0"j
Students of Naval Air Technical In September he was a student
j I Training Center-or at least those at the NATTC AEM School here At present the writing team is
eligible to attend and their guests, I Graduating second in his class, he completing preparation' of AIRCRAFT
I TURRETS. This .U the
as well as WAVES and civilian I was retained as an instructor in
i girls employed at the Center, may the AEM "B" School here. first book on this subject to be I
look for I I prepared by the Navy. All material
R t"1 some such talk as that Weakley ha a Keif-confident i
rr tomorrow 1 has been furnished by the
night when they attend : straightforward manner, part of
various schools .
teaching this subject
the "AEM I
Plantation Parly"I j which .ta diM to a thorough
at NATTC Jacksonville.
which is this ,
week's name the knowledge of hit job. He studied
dance in the auditorium. electrical. engineering four yearn I Illustrations diagrams and
I I Decorations, according )(. E. I I at Oklahoma A, X. M. and Murray I charts for the books are preparedby
I Meade, S2c chairman of the Student I State College, also In Oklahoma. I the Visual Aids section of the .'
Dance Committee, will create I I Training Department ,
the atmosphereof of a Southern ,, He lists ai hobbies photographyand Beginning in ,July the writing
"plantation" and should be in model-building and owns a I team will begin work on 194S
sharp contrast to the "Skyline I large collection of classical music editions of Aviation Training
Club" motif of the last dance in the I choice arias scores and concertos. ;I Course books, as prescribed by
Auditorium There will be black II I In literature, he is an ardent CNATechTra.
face comedians strolling around advocate of A. J. Cronin a;
and they will see to it that all I He understandably dislikes hillbilly
those attending have dancing partners music and decries the average Contest Songs Are

I I| The, NATTC Air Raiders will I I, the war motion and pictures the services.produced on I Iic| In By 15 June

furnish the music for the affair, I| Weakley Is as yet uncertain Only two weeks remain in the ,
which U to start at 2000 and continue 'i whether he will continue his study running of the NATechTraCotn 0)
to 2300 Members of AEM I:I of engineering, or go back to' Song Composition Contest, and experienced
ClaS...s 2? to 43, Automatic Pilot i I Lockheed where his job la waiting j or potential song writer
School students and members of for him, at the Center are urged to turn
all graduating classes are ', "The Navy has contributed the 1 their entries in as soon as possi.ble .
to attend the dance. urged equivalent of one year in college I ,
;j.j."I L .4 _-- ___ I I I to me in education," he said. II III I A $100( War Bond and certain
I Voice from of ; "Most likely I'll be in Lockheed royalty rights will be awarded the
rear taxi
: Why after the V-J whistle *
blows. writer of the winning which
1,+ HERE'S GREGORY PECK, with Mn. Peck left and MOM Star are you stopping: driver,? song,
-- will be wide
-
-"ft-. -- given publication. The
1 let \Vhite.now being filmed at Silver in Driver: I heard
Jacqueline nearby Springs someone tell
me ItatautcU( Cos-he* Marine* contest closes 15: June, and all entries -
t the new turn "The Yearling," MarjorIe Rawling's Pulitzer prize story> to st'fp, Gene Desauteld, former Cleveland should be turned In to the
rf th4 Florida backwoods. Peck and Miss White appeared at a recent Voice! : Drtvt( on, she wasn't talking catcher, coaching! the Ma NATTC Public Relations Office,

i 1 ,War +tfond show In Ocala. to you. rise ball club at Parrur4Und. I IBid,. 500, by that date.I .

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31 May, 1945 NATTC JAX ,AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven ..

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Every Type Navy I Practical Training- Turret School. MAD.


Air Turret Used .
*


At School Here : t _irs ByllllffluhlNIJ5


Every type of turret which goe

)) into the Navy's aircraft can be

found In the Aircraft Turre
School at NATTC-even down to tov' Busily engaged in delving into
the puzzling complexities of new
the latest hydraulic type tur
very
duties in Office
clerking HqSq we
that it hasn't
let even
BO: new gon
done let the deadline beat us last
to the fleet yet. week; but it's goooood news to-

Students, practically all pett a Kae Rtl night this time, we gonna beat
officers, learn the intricate detail tell outa dat deadline!

of all types of turrets during the This is the new clerk, (the 1st
ten weeks 'course which prepare Sgt. insists upon' spelling it

them an turret maintenance men. J-E-R-K), telling' you to tune In
ready to find any kind of troubl the new station, WMAD, for the
that a turret might develop. When tops in revoltingly repetitious recordings -
they graduate from the schoo, .

they have completed a course ot Seems one of the boys dug up a
training In the only school of Its
record-player that can be set at a
kind In the Navy.A .
I certain frequency and picked up onI
half dozen officers headed by; I the same frequency by any radiosIn

Lieut. Harry Hilling, USN, Offl the near vicinity. Corp. Jordan
cer-in-Charge are responsible for Bobeck, MAA at Bks. 58, thoughtthe
the school's operation, and In the local announcer had gone to
course of the ten weeks they see sleep on the Job when be failed to
to it that students are well ac hear any station-break and didn't
quainted with all phases of both r catch on until he'd heard the same

hydraulic and electric turrets. In tune played five times In a row.

l addition to movable gun carrier; What the fellows outside Bks. 59

themselves, men are given a one couldn't hear, however, was the
week course in the Mark 18 Gun '" super-duper drumming of ex>--blg
used in the turrets. Here's part of one class, in the :\ fartiarrt School getting some practical framing; In the maintenance time bandsman S/Sgt. Bill Gaud
eight of turrets. Shooting trouble is a very important part of the training. Instructors throw "mal reau, accompanying Phil Harris'
The tint five week ore devoted functions" Into the turrets and no man Is considered qualified as a line maintenance man until he rendition of "That's What I Like

entirely to hydraulic turrets can find the trouble, and remedy It. Every type of turret used In Navy aircraft Is included In the About The South". When the
and Lieut (CJg) William I). school at NATTC. war's over, you'd better look ta
Hunter U In charge of that your laurels, Krupal

week phase.get Students a'qualntedlth In the first the SPLflStitSFflOfnilATTC Blood Line Longer Than Pay Line On shocking From Sqd.news Two! Somebody Office 1 comfit fiend

basic principle of hydraulics, ( ishly attached to the doorknoba
learn a little basic electricity Insofar gadget that generated a fairly
a* It Is used In connection W Fighting U. S. Warship Tars RevealI good-sized jolt of electricity.Warrant .

)"lth the operation of hydraulic Officer W. "'. Hewitt
turret. and are schooled In themaintenance I stood In line for everything taneou'h"Prepare'; and Re was knocked half way through

of the :Mark! 1 Gun- In the Navy but I never thoughtI'd pair." an extra handball game when
mount. stand in line to give blood"' I Get the planes readycheerwhile he innocently tried to enter the

The Martin 250SH1A and Martin Charles Fruecht, AOMlc, noddedhis they're beating the tar out office And, one by one, other
250SH3 get the attention of the head in agreement to what j lof the Japs-and get 'em ready to members of the staff experienced -

during the second week of the By Laurcne Burns, YSo Charles Gatlln also an AOMlc, I do the same thing again. similar indignities The
men
school, along with the Martin 250- Romance is in the air again. "Gene was saying Gatlin, whose home is in Odessa fun ended abruptly, though,
Texas is like other Tex-
SH2. Three different types or Nell, IfAlc and Wilfred Herbert,, "That blood line was longer than every when 1st Sgt. Nick James of
when it to the best
an comes placein
models are taught in the third PhM2c, are altar-bound. Note the any Navy pay line l"'e..ever seen." the world to live. Freucht how. Sqd. One grabbed the knob and
blew out the :The htsgt's
dancing of Ursula Glbart The two of them, buddies since generator
week. eyes February of 1043, when they were ever, is a Pennsylvanian. "I'm particular' brand of salt '..
Engineering Research Corpora after a. visit from fiance. Ask
to of the
going see
some more 'it
stationed at Quonset Point together evidently not a good conductor -
tion's Erco 250SII2A and Erco 250- Fran Smith who's back? "Eorky"Leonard country before I settle down in .
included In the fourth proudly exhibits redleather recently checked in at NATTC
SH3 are one place, Jeepers, I might even
week as is Erco's 250TH'.. The bound photo of fiance who is where they are assigned to the land up in Texas," he smiles. Our scouts tell us that today is

fifth week winds up hydraulics In back for a brief stay. Aircraft Turret School. They're good buddies, those two Sgt. Fred Shaw's wedding day.
There's From Quonset Point In Marchof We all wish the Georgia boy and
a whirlwind of study. a The Water Ballet at Cecil Field fc----
of the five weeks; a tough WAVES Col- 1043 both Fruecht and t? t- his bride every happiness.It .
review was a huge success William Long DetachedDetached
and bore tin joined the same .:alp. On wouldn't be surprising if
Introduction to zoning ley, Scott, Zimmerman and Brooks '
of the Vought board Jatiln was assigned to ihe yesterday for duty in there were a similar announcement
sighting, and a study represented NATTC and were
shop where he worked on planes soon about Pvt. H. Jay Lyda.
turret mentioned earlier. Just to guests at a dinner after the show. the Pacific area, William Everett
stale, Instructors Fruecht to general ordnance. Long, Ylc, from Personnel, leaves The better part of Lyda'a liber-
keep them from going They're still displaying the lovely -
throw In an additional compacts they received. More After task force raids on Tarawa behind him not only three years as ties lately has been spent in shop-

subject-patching and sewing plex- fun in the pool with future aqua Wake, Truck, the Gilberts, supervisor in charge of the enlisted ping for rings usually a fairly
iglass domes. Wire-stitching and shows and organization of a swim- Marshalls, Mariannes, Bonlns, Sai- men and civilians in the accurate sign of something serious!
In extend- pan, Guam Palau, New Guinea Personnel Department but also a In the offing, to say nothing of
big part
a
patching play ming team is offered,starting the
that "I got a secret" smile his
and and finally the Philippines, these year of the same job, as a civilian on
the life of the plexiglass
Ing 28th.! So join in the swim. Miss face the past few weeks.
two ordnancemen Entitled to himself
students come out I are I
Turret
Aircraft Helen will be In charge. I
of. the schpol capable "seam Zimmerman Perry her wear the special Philippines liberation Long, a bachelor, is a graduateof Speaking of smiles, we never
daily
Phyl hopes ribbon with two bronze Lynchburg College In Virginia, saw a face quite so completely devoid -
stresses.of the last five weeks are I diving practice may prove her a stars and the Asiatic Pacific rib- where, after graduation he taught of the same as that of Corp.
Four of electric second Coleman'or Gestrlng. bon with one silver and four English and History In the Char. Bud Clark, reading a Joke book,
given over to a study The softball team after two
bronze stars lotte County Schools. over at the Dispensary the other
turrets under the supervision of weeks' rest is I scheduled to play the Their story of the "blood line" lain Lieut. T. L. Broadbent, his division day. Neither Bud nor the book

Lt. (Jg) H. B. Mather. In the first hospital nurses team this week. itself indicative of the strong officer, says of Long, "His was at fault, on account of a guy
in
versed
week, the students are Another victory? fellowship and respect that Navy was an uncanny knowledge whenit just can't muster much enthu-
250CE
:
maintenance of the Martin Did you know-that Beatrice men hold for each other. It hap- came to peraonnel. His organizational siasm for humor when his throat

Models 12, 13, 16, and 17. They Calhoun, Sir, and Dorothy McGee pened last November, when cover- ability will be invaluable feels as raw as a burlesque black
''. get a general Introduction to elec- YSc, are our WAVE movie Ing our landings in the Philip- wherever he goes." I out gag

tric turrets, a review of basic elec- operators; that Mary\ Schiicr- pines. Too much credit can't be --- ---- I I S/Sgt. Pete Bellani keeps tell-

tricity as applied to turrets intro- man SC3c, designs and decorates given our highly perfected radar, St. Peter: How'd you get here? ing us he's going to give us some

duction to operational procedure, those beautiful 'likeII- and once again came a terse Sailor: Flue, heh heh heh. dope on the M. A. D. baseball
disassembly turrets with removal "sugar and spire and everything "Enemy Aircraft approaching." team, and maybe next Thursdaywe'll

of all units, a further disassembly nice?" That Jeanne Colley has Gatlin and Fruecht took their CPO: What did you do before have it. In the interim,

of units, and their re-assembly. acquired a new pet-a chameleon battle stations, Fruecht on the you got in the Navy TA.S "no news is good_news," we hope.
The seventh week U spent on third deck, where, in charge of 20
-changes color, too. ,: I was a cement mixer. ---- -
the same turrets, but It's a trouble other enlisted men, it was his
Instructors Rachel LaFlamme Y3c, and CPO: Good-we'll put you in the "There Is an Indian standing on
shooting Job. task: to secure the bombs. Secure
malfunction Into Natalie Wimbrow, Y3c are off for then he and his galley making biscuits. a reservation, so the tourist goes
and
throw more them he did,
and asks 'What do
over do all
Chicago on temporary duty. you
himself
than Satan to "sweat it out.
the turrets men proceeded
could dream uji-and It's up to Ruth Herndon can't make up How many times returning combat The aggressive wife of a meek day?' 'Hunt and drink,' says the

the students to find and correct her mind whether she likes "Moon- veterans have used that little guy was raising hell with Indian. 'What do you hunt 7' asks

them. light Serenade" or "Sunrise Seren- ph rue. During the interview, we j him, when some friends droppedIn the tourist." 'Drlnk,' says the In-

The Cjumann; 150SE2 gets the ado" better. asked Charlie Fruecht what for a visit. The little guy was ; dian.

attention of the eighth week students Speaking of sunrise, how about "sweating it out" meant, to the sitting in dejected silence in a cor- I optlmlsUperson
through much those early morning calisthenics men themselves."I ner when the wife shouted! : "And An whose
I where they go don't sit there making fists at glass is half full. A pessimist is
-in one week with Luther at 0600 to 0615-are can answer that, Char- men
the--which same they procedure followed In the sixth you ready? See you at the dog lie Gatlln replied. "My station your pockets. !" a guy whose glass is half empty. .
--- ---
and seventh weeks. The Mark 18 aces. was In the armory, under the ,
Gunsight Is the subject of the ninth -- -- --- flight deck. We'd gotten our Model SKVHere Storeroom

week "I took a girl to Central Park planes launched to meet the ...,
; -"--- -----
Students wind up their turret last night I took her rowing, buta Kamikazes (Jap suicide planes)

schooling! with half a week de- sailor got into the boat and, boy, and a" soon a* the heat was on
I found myself a corner A nice
voted to turret Installations on pa- did I learn something.
zoning, "What?" dark corner. Then I started to "
trol planes, bore sighting, "4h M 1.1
and pre-flight checks; and spendthe "I didn't know I could swim" "we With t. good reason. The atack V ,j11.. r

last half of the week on a re-
view and checkouts on all electric Girl-Could I see the officer-In-I lasted three houis, and between
our anti-aircraft and our own pilots
turrets. However over the span charge? ,
we polished off all but three
of the course, any number of developments Sailor-He's forward, Miss j I of the Kamikazes.
:
in Girl Oh I'm not afraid. I've
made
usually are They came in together, those
each type of turret and new orders been out with sailors before. three suicide demons, as if they

come through covering: their felt that it wouldn't hurt as much
the Bcndlx
maintenance of 200CE4
maintenance; so Just before the if didn't alone But
die
I and at the completion of their to they go .
qualified maintenance men shove and
our ack-ack got two of them
off they'ro given tho very latest training here are given a brief didn't need
third
and the any help.
I course In pre-flight post-flight
word. And here is where the blood line
Quite a few students have gone I heckoffs."We comes In All the plasma onboard
through in special classes, taking never have said 'no' to anyone was gone and the Skipper

particular phases of the school's needing turret help, as longs asked for volunteer donors. "It

course. Sometimes men are sent they were legitimately entitledto was such a long ilne they had
down from NAOTC to get the wordon the information or help," Hullng enough before they got to us, and

the turrets which go into the aid the other day; "and I guesswe we were in the middle", Fruecht

'planes being flown by that command never will. tells.

; and sometimes at one of Other officers in the school are The wounded men were' takento -
the outlying bases turret trouble Lieut. B. L. Kimball, Administrative sick bay. Then Gatlln and is ft model storeroom-th e way It should be set up under.

develops and the turrets are : Assistant; Lieut. F. A. McBride Fruecht got on,with ''their jobs. perfect conditions. This Is one of 1 the Important phases of the .!*

brought to NATTC. Marines, sev- Student Personnel Officer; In answer to the question "What week course taught in the Aviation L Storekeeper School at NATTCV
eral of whom art enrolled In each and Lieut (Or) Lewis A, Oldfather Is the job of an ordnanceihan Men and WAVES learn just what th e bent' method Is for storing avl..-

class, get special Instruction In maintenance and material officer. in action" they replied .I lmulI I tlon supplies-so they can be (Issued t with the least possible delay "
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3 t I "Good Field, Good Hit". Memphis NATTC Boxers




N TTCen May Come Here For Match


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. Another high class boxing attraction may be presented

here in the near future, according to an announcement this

week by Lt. Rex Enright, Physical Training Officer, that he

1h is negotiating with Memphis NATTC officials for a match J

\, between the two Training Center ring teams.

",) Challenged a couple of weeks
'
By John Klchbourg, AEM SIc ago by the local team Memphis the past. Off the records of the
expressed a desire to meet the Jax: two clubs, the proposed clashes
AEM 3/c one of
f Bert Hemm, in received En- should be
sluggers a reply by humdingers. Virtuallythe
In the Visual Aids Department
.4\ the boy right.. same team members who
of the AEM "A" School,
returned last week from emerg. Attempts are being made to fought a 3-3 draw with Cherry
leave. His dad suffered a schedule the first match of a home Point here recently are ready to
' stroke ency of paralysis recently that and home series here duringthe go against the upcountry NATT-

left him unable to move his lower week starting 11 June, with a Centers. One exception is Billy
limbS and it was necessary for return clash at Memphis the following Ramoth fast middleweight, who
G Bert to rush home to North Da. week, has shipped out.
kota to do the spring planting. While little is known here about The local team also is awaiting

When he got there he found a -' the strength of the current Mem- replies to fight invitations sent to

million and one other things that phis swat team, the Tennessee Navy teams at Miami and Portsmouth -

had to be done besides the planting Center has had powerful outfits in .

That's usually the case on 'I .. ._------,- ------ ---

a farm though. There's always .' "
Air Raiders Run Record To
; .. plenty to do-if you want to do ,
it. Marine Johnny Killough former Infielder for Beaumont In the

a; After he had gotten all the crops Texas! League, Is! playing a lot of ball for NATTC's Air Raiders this 11-5 Meet M.A.D.

.: In, ,he turned to and repaired season. lie has turned In several flashy plays at his third base position l- ; Today _.
fences and machinery, layed out a and Is over the .800 mark at the plate

garden for his mother and cleaned An intra-center station league joust is slated at 1700 today
I out the barn. The guy was going Softball Scores Soar As Teams
,t. from sun-up to sun-down every Open at the NATTC diamond when the Training Center's Air

day, Including Sunday. He was Raiders seek their second victory over the M. A, D. nine The
Chase For Flags At Center
( plenty glad to get back to NATTC. League Raiders edged: the Marines in the initial meeting, 8 to 7.
A too. Now, he says, he can "restup" -
Batters displayed a wide advantage The tilt will wind up this week's -
the fall of the
until year-
,, then it's back to North Dakotato Cochrane Meets Lello over pitchers in the results menu for the Raiders, who were six: while being; touched for single

1 reap the stuff. In the mean- In Jax of last week's Softball playIn scheduled to entertain the Orlando runs in the first and fourth.
Friday Night which NATTC teams started AFTAC club yesterday and T-4 of
time, his dad is gradually improv- The Army's first tally came on a
) ing and may be up and about by Freddie (Red) Cochrane, wel- preliminary sparring in the race the Station League Tuesday homer by Second Baseman' Dickens -
i then. We hope so. terweight champion of the world, for pennants Three games will be played by .
will trade leather with Pete Lello, In fact well over half the scores the Raiders next week with the Third Baseman Johnny Killoughand
a ranking contender in an over- were in the two digit class while feature attraction being the ap-
First Sacker Dan Ferazan,
t Everything happens at once, Jackson
| the-weight bout at the
here week from
the lowest total a todayof
run by pearance
a single
both marines, hit for the circuit
Jack (the Kipper) Hendrlckson. -
says ville Ball Park Friday night.
the fast NAS nine of Daytona
team in the
,' At 1537 24 his seven games playedwas for the Raiders. Killough's smash,
May It will be the first start for the Beach The duel will start at 1700as
four, a figure down there
him with way which raised the lime on the foul
wife presented a baby hard hitting Cochrane since his will the league clash with the
girl. A short time after' that, recent honorable discharge from by Itself line deep in right field brought in
Marine of Malnside
he was informed that he had the Navy. The bout will have an Only three of the five XATTC Fighters the local club on Shortstop Murphy in the fourth
been advanced in rate to CSI Army-Navy tinge as Lello also is leagues were' able to go, as rain Tuesday. Monday inning after Midge Makeover's nine
Orlando return
travel to for
will a
(\), Congratulations on both an ex-serviceman having receiveda wiped out the Ship's Company battle with the AFTAC outfit. had wrapped up the decision\ witha
counts, Jack. discharge from the Army. American League slate and four-run outburst in the third
The sour note came a little Promoter Jack Laken has an- School loop teams were' Idle because The Raiders added two victories frame

.. later when' he collected a ticketfor nounced that servicemen will be of wet grounds and one defeat to their Murphy Killough, Woddail l and
a traffic \lolation. But afterer admitted for $1.50: tax: included.The The AEM circuit was the only record last week, +shipping the Haliski all rapped a pair of blowsto
what he just experienced' a card Is being sponsored by loop to get in its second week of Raiford State Prison Nine and pace the Raiders' offensive The

ticket' for a traffic violation was the VFW. Five preliminary bouts play with the hard hitting Bks 16 the Waycross Army \\arha\\ks, game, incidentally, was a home
In the nature of an anti-climax are on the card starting at 2030. team being the first outfit to gain after losing to A. A. K. of Main- coming of sorts to Woddail, who

s -\o j''j- two victories. Bks 16 took the side. formerly played with the Waycross

Baseballers In ServiceEarl measure; of Bks 18 by 15 to 13 The sailor-marine club had little Class D nine before going to the
Those that know both of them (Chuck) Chappie, former in a wild clash in which a total of difficulty in blasting the Raiford Atlanta Crackers.The .

tell me, there's no comparison between San Diego hurler in the Pacific 48 hitS were recorded Bks 16 was outfit there Sunday, combining 11 win over the classy Army
the physiques of Chiefs fanned 17 outhit, 25 to 23, but the winners hits and a half dozen Raiford errors
Coast League, making club was the most notable of the
Rodholm and Moore of the AP
t a six-run in 16 to 4
staged spree the third for a top-heavy tally
63 strike-outs in five appearances, season for the Raiders who, in
School. It must be the P.T. that
inning that Bks 18 could not duplicate R. C. Thurmond went eight inningon
when Welch Convalescent Hospital a partially avenged Way-
way
Moore takes. The boys are .
mound for the being
the Raiders
downed Kissimmee A. A. 3 noos' earlier victory over the
AEM
kidding M. J. Biesladeck, In the other AEM game, Bks 13 relieved by F. L. Bowers in
I
tendenciesof to 2, recently at Daytona Beach, all-station Fliers of 1\lalnslde,
2/c about the
lapsing took full advantage of 11 hits to the final frame. Pesa\anto and
Fla Hob Uetwell..r of the Boston It however
his instincts" under was a costly victory, ,
"homing defeat Bks 17, 9 to 6. The clash Gaul were behind the plate. The
Braves with in Bob
homering one on as Berner peppery catcher
certain conditions. They have -
suggested between BkS 15 and Bks 14 losers their four 1C
was got runs on
the third for Welch. suffered broken
that he employ an A.P.I. I. a finger from a
Indicator to "show -- postponed.A tip in the sixth inning *
(Air Position ) hits.Leading
total of 49 runs were .scoredIn the Raiders' assault
f him the way to go home" Hollywood Jinx Falkenburgwas I the two off ('l'rs' tilts as the were Pesavanto, Charlie Woddai', Probably serving as an added
I G. I. Ovlatt, AEM 3/c asserts signing autographs during a league started Its season with Chet Haliski and :Mickey Murphy spur against Waycross was the
: that "if a WAVE is female sailor recent visit to Olvera Street, Los an abundance of base hits. The each with two safeties, and Vic seven-inning loss to A. & R" the
and a WAC a female soldier thena Raiders' first
Mexican defeat.
Angeles' shopping quarter Administration league The
team, with I Teetsel who rapped a home run
WOCK must be something you when amid the arms and hands Conidr. Charles Jett on the in the locals' five-run third inning.A Malnside club won the tilt in the
throw at a wabbit. Silly Isn'tit around her a photograph. was mound, the student reversal of form last of the seventh with two runs,
edged officers sharp was
? Les Hamilton would give thrust in front of her. one a homer by Third Baseman
13 to 12hlle
the Ordnance displayed by the Raiders on successive -
anything if he could jump in waltz Jinx signed it and was about to officers Newpaver, after Woddail had sin-
bounced last week when
I the" days they
l't time like Brady does. Speaking of hand it back when she home Third
noticed that gled Baseman Fesa-
School 11
station
he's officers to 10. Lt bowed to a league club,
understand that
Brady we she herself was in the picture."That's vanto in the of the seventh to
top
Jim Ellor of Ordnance
keeping a tight rein on his "goat"these was the A. and R., here Tuesday 5 to 4, and
my son standing next put NATTC ahead 4-3. Pitchers
in the winning twirier.In then the following day journeyedto
days, especially "
to you, said a woman in the the were unusually stingy in the tight
"board" room. No one has been opening Ship's Company Waycross to whip the highly
crowd "It was taken while you National League tilts Warhawks 8 duel. Jaworsk of A. & R. limitedthe
able to get it lately. Turrets regarded Army to 2.
were in India entertaining the sol- Basic Electricity, Physical Train- Johnny Ilittner ate mounds- locals to three safeties, while

diers. My son was so proud of it, ing and Welfare racked up vic- man making his first start since Crawford, Bowers and Thurmond
.. Ken McIntyre AEM 2, c, is he sent me his only copy." tories. Turrets outclassed the returning from Il.'awas plentyhot allowed only a quartet of blows

singing the blues and all becauseof Jinx: remedied the situation by Cooks and Bakers, 8 to 4, as Pitch- against \\arha\\ks, while while sharing mound duties for the
a tropical helmet. Seems kindof offering to send the soldier six au- ers Hook and Coles combined to his teammates' turned 10 hits Raiders.

inconsequential on the surface tographed stills from "The Gay limit the losers to nine safeties. off Army Hurler Hanson into The Raiders boast a season mask
but it's the principal of the thing; Senorita," her new picture about P. T. & W scored over the Police eight runs for the convincing( of 11 victories against five losses, -.
that gets Ken. Rufus Scott and J. Olvera street, recently filmed at team in a close 10 to 9 duel. Flesch victory Itittner scattered eight and a Station League record of f\ \
II. Schumm painted half of his hel-
I Columbia. was the winning pitcher and allowed hits c. walked three and fanned and 1 through last week's results.
met white and left the other half
--v..H ii f-
11 hits. The winners -
khaki, and, as only officers are were
allowed to white The tailor waS-selling his best able to get only nine blows off the
helmets
wear
JI Ken is afraid someone will think friend, a Navy Chief, a set of dress delivery of Hughton Bulkhead

he is striking for Ensign, so hedoesn't blues "I'm telling you, Harry" he The other National loop contestwas
\ said, "that uniform will make a a heavy hitting affair which ',,:
j wear the thing at all. It'sa !
new man of you. :Even your best went two innings extra. Basic
t, a sad case. Here Joe, you play
the violin awhile friend won't recognize you. Just Electricity and Phase X were 1 ..
( take a walk outside for a minute squared away at 10 up at the end :
i InclIll'nta1l--- and get the feel of it." Harry of the seventh. After a scoreless f F
: they're calling went out and returned a moment eighth inning, Basic blasted out
Rufus Scott "the Pete Gray" of later. The tailor rushed up to him five tallies in the top of the nine
the outfield' -In reverse. The with a smile. to win, 15 to 10. Stoffers was the
I other day he chased a fly hall "Good morning, stranger" he victorious mounds man,

first in one direction and then beamed. "What can I do for you?" Three School League tilts are
\1) the other-never did catch It slated this afternoon at the

P though. lie claims the sun got NATTC diamonds. AEM tens
.1 In hU eyes and he couldn't see "Turret Top"lloy will see action tomorrow. The

'.: think: Well at least he tried National League on Monday, Of-
ficers and
---- Tuesday American

f, Velma Grammentz, Sl/c, WAVE, Wednesday. All games start at
t M--; says she can't stand any more and TOt iTfs 1600 except AEM tilts which go

the next guy that says "get up put + 100 later. .
of that hole," Is going to have Pkn+k.esoNYA ----- --- -

his head handed to him. That's A BM3c: : was standing in line at )
big talk for such a little gill. Vel- the Ship's Service counter to buy

ma is less than five feet tall and HENNIE some perfume for hJs wife who is

as cute as can be i a Navy nurse. A woman pushedin
ahead of him.

"Excuse me I was here first,"
Irma Julian civilian worker in
said the sailor.
the Mimeograph department of the t
; "My husband is an officer," said
ARM School had a birthday last the woman ,
week and should have seen the
you "What's his rank" asked the w ,. .
i big birthday cake she received sailor TNi Utili kit M i iI

It about SO big
from home. was "
and plenty good too. Congratulations "Too"Ha'a bad an ,ensign" said the she sailor answered. "Hope ya ilon't mind my try-in' your chow hall, 'enjoy
Could I make; a :sharp "mywife's
Irma-may live to boI lloy "
hundred and_one.: you crack here." a 1 jg.i all this meat with no potatoes.

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