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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: June 14, 1945
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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i' VOL. 3, No. 14 14 June, 19451 a

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: An Activity of the Naval Air Operational Training Command
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, r U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
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, F. n tI' "Gravel Gertie" Teaches I; Are First To Be Assigned 'I


'.' -. Aircrews Ordnance TricksBy To Navy Base In This Area !


: ,: Arthur Greene, Y2c Five hundred German prisoners of war, the first to be 'I

: r''to;, Over at Seaplane Point along the south shore stands a queer look- assigned to a Naval base in this area, arrived at NAS Jack I

ing airplane. At first glance it looks like a mock-up, a fuselage sonville, Saturday morning and were quartered in a fenced. i
':f Z'. constructed of wood simulating the hull of a PBY Closer observance off, well-guarded compound formerly occupied by the Recruit '
4 ..- reveals that it actually is a PBY-2 hull, and that it has a wing salvaged Training Center. i
) !I' from a PBY-5: which had crashed.
n The plane will never fly. The rudder and elevators are missing, The prisoners, who came here from POW camp at Alice- I

;' f. and the engine. cel e stand gaunt and empty. The wings have been ville, Ala., are commanded by_an Army detachment! from j
cupped to but nan weIr usualspan. camp liianding, headed by
: ... ... ,
Underneath braces
are el'tle" From Jacksonville
' r I Capt. George W. Gresham.
: f.- which hold the hull steady, and ".. ,
Most of the prisoners ,
ladders stretch from the deck to as-

: if :HERBERT Spencer the wing just above the tower, signed here have been captured

Duckworth, chief of staff of the "Gravel Gertie's her name," ex- during the past two

;. Naval Air Operational Train.. plained Lt. (Jg) C. C. Stephenson, years. All of them are en-.
r ,at ing Command since 6 December gunnery training officer of Squadron ,,ax listed '
VPB2 I, as he circled its men.
7: 1943. has been detached this #
I \.. week for a new command base. "She was conceived by Lt. d A Under a joint Army-Navy

::4, afloat. A naval aviator since Philip Morris, Jr., aircrew train agreement, the Army will be
" 1925, and a graduate of the ing officer of the squadron, when
in charge of the prisoners'
Naval Academy class of 1922, he was in the job I now hold. Andit
took a lot of hard work to get feeding clothing recreation
he was air officer of the Lexington : : ,
( 1. when that gallant carrier her set up." ; discipline, payment of wages

" '" was sunk during the Battle of "Gertie" and treatment when sick. Their
"C the Coral Sea in May, 1943. The lieutenant's ,voice was almost overall administration will be
+ iJ.t Capt. Frank T. Ward will sue- affectionate as he talked 1/ handled by Major W. H. Lowmanof
c jp ceed him as chief of staff toY about "Gertie." It reminded us Camp Blanding, who is com-
Ji Adm. Ralph E. Davison.Seventeen of the wingless, motorless PBY manding officer of all POW camp
: r\- used by the instructors in water in north and south Florida dis- {
rf training and survival for practice tilcts
From ditchings. Will Work !

As we continued our tour of the While at NAS Jacksonville,
i Promoted area Lt. (jg;) Stephenson con- prisoners will be assigned to work
!
Station tinued, "We use this to teach air- details under Naval jurisdiction.
K' crewmen and ship's company men When out of the compound on
: the principles of bomb and fuse these work assignments prisonerswill
! | By New Alnav loading and handling, the bomb release be guarded by a Naval Guard
system, and the loading of detail commanded by Lt. RaymondD. 8
: I Seventeen NAS Jacksonville off pyiotechnics. The students learn i Reeves. Compound guards are
s" '1 fleers, including four WAVES by doing, but we integrate\ lec- Army personnel.
were upped in rank by Alnavs 115 tures with the actual handling of e'# ,, ... 'L. All POW's in this country, including -
f "i!> .'".: .' .v" ---: ----""" those at this station, are
I' and 116 released last week. the bombs and depth charges TWO AIKCREUMEN STUDENTS, undergoing the special administered under the terms of

T Alnav 115 boosted the follow Next we met Lt. (jg) E. A course in bomb loading, release, and fusing at VPB21, fuse a 500 the Geneva Convention of 1929,
,, ing ensigns to the rank of lieu Davis, instructor of the bomb and pound bomb attached to the wing of "Gravel Gertie," the training which document, being a treaty,
tenant (junior grade) : fuse course. Lt. (jg) Davis came plane, under the watchful eyes of Lt (jg) E. A Davis, and ElmerC. has the status of supreme law un-
From Assembly and Repair: to NAS Jacksonville as head of an Fiore, ACOM, of the special ABATU here. The Idea of "Gravel der the United States constitution -
Alison M. Arnold, Claude C. Fogle, ABATU: to teach this phase of Gertie" was conceived by Lt. Philip Morris Jr., aircrew training Because of a shortage of
oidnance Since the 13-hour
work.
k+, Leo Hendrlckson and Donald E. officer, at the time he was gunnery training officer.Navy's sea transportation, many of them
instituted on 18 March,
[ Clark course was to remain in this
.. this are expected
students have been given
"
. From Supply and Accounting: training at the rate of hundreds New TwinEnginedF7F country for some time after a
German government satisfactoryto
Jeremiah P. Flanigan. each month. Many of the lec-
r' the Allied nations has been es
From the Medical Department: tures, and a good deal of the su- tablished.It .
k > of the student's work, To GoThe
Winston H Lovell. pervision Fighter Ready was announced that none of
.. the shoulders of Chief El-
: | From Communications: Joan I fall on .. the prisoners ,assigned to NAS
mer C. Fiore, a husky ordnance- ---- -
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': }1. Plunkett. Jacksonville have been charged
I man who really seems to get a Navy's widely-heralded new NATC Wave Directors
f, From Operatoins: Roger H fighter plane, the twin-engine with war crimes. If any are subsequently -

;0,:, B1-'; Dean --Continued-- -on--Page.--Three- Grumman F7F "Tigercat," is Conferring At NAS Jax charged, they will hetransfe'red
V": l. From VPB2#1: Jerome Emer, ready for action against the Japs, immediately
:r' '; Leonard J. Milka and William D. Navy Gets New it was revealed last week NAOTC offiicals announced yesterday No Fraternizing
that a conference of Wave Both Naval and civilian personnel -
; Ritchie Jr. Said to be the swiftest and most
I Naval Air Training Command di- of this station have been
The following lieutenants (jun- powerful plane ever to be built rectors is being held on this sta- instructed that it is against Navy
., ior grade) were promoted to full Air SecretaryThe for the fleet, the F7F, the Navy's tion from 13 June through 16 Regulations and the civilian legal
. ;t. lieutenants by Alnav 115: first twin-engined fighter can June. code to fraternize with POW's in
" From Assembly and Repair: Navy Department an- climb steeply at better than a milea Among the Wave officials attending any way. It is also a punishable
:! l' Mary M, Anderson, Damaris O nounced last Saturday the promotion minute, carry a 4,000 pound the conference are Comdr. offense to give or receive any-
,
Ji r Wilson and William L. Tribble. I of Assistant Secretary of the bomb load or full-sized torpedo, Joy Hancock, of the CNO office in thing from them, including candy,
is equipped with rockets, and hasa soft drinks, clothing, food or cigarettes -
From and Gates to Price of
t Supply Accounting: Navy for Air Artemus L. Washington; Lt. Gladys ,
" \ George E. Drach. i I the office of Undersecretary of longer range than any previous the NATTC; Lt. Dorothy Church, Any communication,
' '' From VF5: Georgia G. Winn. I the: Navy, succeeding Ralph R. fighter aircraft of the NAPTC; Lt. Bess Dunn, of Continued on Page Seven
'. One warrant officer, George T. I Bard, who has resigned. Powered by a twin-row, 2100 the NAITC, and Lt. Comdr. Edith

Bucher, was promoted by Alnav Gates, a native of New York, horsepower Pratt and Whitney Stallings, of the NAOTC. NAS To Take Part
116 from acting pay clerk to chief will be replaced as Assistant Sec- Wasp the fighter is especially --*.,?t.3.-|
effective for quick interception of (
gay' clerk. retary for Air by John L. Sullivan,
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>,-t.1'All of the newly-promoted offi- of Manchester, N. H. Nip against air low-level attackers opposition- defending and The Station SceneThe In Army Air ShowNAS

cers will rank in their new grades The White House has announced I suicide charges. The plane's longer -
from 1 June 1915.LeaveTakers. I that the nominations of Gates and' range is made possible by a stolid, incurious stares of Jacksonville will cooperatein
, .- I Sullivan have been sent to the 300-gallon detachable fuel tank. German prisoners marching into the Army show, "Shot From
Asked I Senate for confirmation. Other features are low landing NAB compound Saturday morning The Sky," which will be presentedat
I San Marco Boulevard and Lou-
for from carriers .
speed operations *
For Early RequestsTo -i- and isa St., June 15, 16, and 17, it
a tricycle landing
NAS Personnel on r/lutual gear. The Annapolis-created influxof has been announced by Station of.
avert needless cancellationof First production of the "Tiger- ensigns that are in increasing ficials.
travel reservations, personnel Coast-to-Coast Hookup cats" will go to Marine Corps evidence about the station This show by the Army Air
( going on leave are asked to put in Talent from the Jacksonville pilots for land-based operations. Forces will open each day at 2
their leave requests at least two, Naval Air Station will be heard Navy fliers will use the new planeon A sea-bound sailor-weighted p.m., and run until 10 pm. with
'I and if possible four weeks in ad- coast-to-coast on the Mutual net- new 45,000-ton: carriers of the down wit two seabags-pausing stage performances at 3:30: and .
\ vance of the time leave begins, local work on Friday 15 June from Midway class and another version, for that last over-the-shoul- 7.30: o'clock.On .
i officials announced this week. 23452400.The carrying two men, will see serviceas der look at NAB. Saturday the Air Station
o a night fighter and patrol band will from
'1 program will honor WJHPIn present a program
'a Adm. McFalf,In Britain Jacksonville on the occasion of plane The anake-hte kinKs in the 7 until 10 o'clock while the Naval
Air Technical Training Center
this station joining the Mutual -- ---- payltne wandering all over the
: Announces Patrol Finish Broadcasting System sidewalk in front of Building Band will appear at the same
Marine Sets
Air
Group 95*. hours on Sunday.
't. According to the Army overseas Taking part in the broadcastwill Two motion pictures, "Fury In
i I newspaper, The Stars and be the Naval Air Station Band Carrier Safety RecordIn Taxi-h awhers vociferously the Pacific," and 'My Japan," will '

\I Stripes, Rear Admiral Andrew Mc- directed by Chief Musician Phillip what is believed to be a rec- drumming vp "DirecttodowntownJacksonville" be offered in the movie tent at 2
Fall former Chief of Naval Air P. Bennett; a male quartet o'clock each day. Between shows
ord for a single day's operations business at
from the Naval Air Station
Auxiliary -
eperatloOllI Training, with head- the tent visitors will have an op-
Marine Air
a Carrier Support the main gate.
at Mutual Airport No. 1
,. this station, has an- portunity to check their skill on
Group in training off the West --ii t-
nounced the cessation of Navy composed of Lt. (Jg) Greer S. an automatic plane identifier.
operated anti-sub patrols from Imbrie: Lt. (jg) William David Coast recently completed 602 GIBUS LAUNCllli SHIP Applications for Seventh War
English bases. Hughes, Harry L. Rosenstengel landings on an escort carrier. This The Navy tug YTB 402. built Loan bonds will be taken by the
'" Admiral McFall who left this SpG)3c( ) and William David number of landings, without a single by the Gibbs Gas Engine Co. of Blue Star Brigade and various
command early this year to direct Hughes, SKlc; vocalist Bobby accident, is about twice whatis Jacksonville, was christened and feminine committees, with check
British-based Naval anti-sub aerial Doyle, S2c; arJ Bill Nalle, regarded as a very heavy day's put into active service last week. cashing and issuing being done by
activity, was heard over'the Brit SpW)3c( of the Naval ,Auxiliary activity on a carrier. Mrs. Vera W. Lombard of Charles. Lt. (jg) Gene Blanchard and Lt:
ish Broadcasting Corporation and Air Station at Green Cove Springs. -'ii\-' ton, S. C., wife of Lt. Comdr. (jg) Sidney Krawitz, assisted bya
WPDQ In. Jacksonville last Satur Ted Chapeau, manager ofVJHP. Okinawa is 48 nautical miles I Charles W.' Lombard Civilian Personnel staff of WAVES from the Naval .,
day night'at'2015: in'a'special'An will serve ai master. of. long, 17 wide, and covers 469 Director for the Sixth Air Station and from the Naval
glo-American' : Naval ceremony., ceremonies, square statute miles of territory Naval District, was the sponsor. Air Technical Training Center, A



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Two JAX AIR NEWS 14 June, 1945


\ Annapolis Grads Get Word Ii IiI

oSP --- g ,. "- -- IAdmir.al Workman


+. < Y I, Gives Report On !''



Chaplains' Corps \vI

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I "You will have every reason to
be proud of your chaplains when
they return," Rear Admiral Rob
ert D. Workman, Chief cf) Chaplains (Ii;
1.
who has just completed'
20,000-mile tour of the Pacific,,reported ,
to representatives of more
than 30 U. S. churches at a meeting -
s in the Arlington Annex, Navy;
1 Department. .
Admiral Workman visited about
CJj 480 chaplains at Navy bases from
T"t. ) New Caledonia to the Philippines

lie said that places for worship 4
2 e rd F s are always set aside for naval per-

U.S.NAVAL HOSPITALBy __ sonnel, despite the shortage of ,
critical materials.
Ens. Eleanor Baird (NC) I On some islands chapels large

Big Bill Tilden and Vincent LT. DALE NORDBYE, Assistant Gunnery Officer for VPB2.1, enough to accommodate 800 petn .
Unit JoinsU. I
make exhibition 100,000th have been built and
will
Richards pie
appearances every
is shown above, at left, explaining aerial machine gun principles to '
for ill and wounded where chapels are filled to capacity .
a group of five Annapolis graduates now undergoing an aviation S. Naval FleetsThe
Sunday and minister to
service men in hospitals throughout every
indoctrination course at this station. The Academy officers arrived I t
100,000th unit has joined the large numbers of Navy men
the country.: daily.
for one-month which includes in PBY and
Sunday a course flights a ,
fleets of the Navy since 7 De- During 1944, padres conducted
to fields and NAOTC carrier. .
trips outlying an
Patients have advantages at the cember 1941. At that time the 450,294: divine services, attended'+
had hand 1.69'essels ,
Navy on by 37,062,428.
U.S.N.H. Besides the opportunityfor
observing special events, suchas Poster Contest Winner and craft of all kinds, comprising I There now are 2,648 chaplains In
the Tilden-Richards tennis 2,680,000 tons. Since then approximately the Navy, and the goal for the total ;
8,000,000 tons of new con- wartime of the
matches, there are many other strength Corps i
of entertainment offered. I struction, costing more than $17- lis 3,232. It is estimated that I II
types Each Sunday a trip to Silver 000,000,000, have been added. j j I about :540 chaplains will be neededin

Springs is sponsored by the Hospital -- the postwar Navy. Those now. M!
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Welfare and Recreation De I ,. Yachtsman: .iT this storm continues serving in the Naval Reserve who, ,
partment. There is a full day of we'll have to heave to." ,[ can meet the qualifications will I*
fun in store for the fellows who I Lady: "What a horrid way of accepted into the Regular Navy'.

sign up for this trip and any putting. it." to fill this complement

patient who rates week end liberty } '

may Recreation sign up Office.at the Welfare and se-RVICE--INSURA-r'ftE' 1 1Thl"

The bus leaves each Sunday at 1 ; \ ; ,

OSOO and arrives at the Springs at I ( U the second In a series living each will get $25.
about 1030 or 1100. Everyone is I ea or articles writes by an enlistedman I About that time, Mac looked out .K
given a picnic lunch-to eat whenhe > ir which hate been submitted the window and saw a WAVE. J
can find time; and a ticket to the JAX Alit ;JVEUS by the I "Say," he asks, "what about the
for a chicken dinner in the dining station insurance office.-Kd.) WAVEs ?" So, I told him, "It'

room at the Springs. ( It seems my little piece in last like this-the husband of a WAVE
week's Air News touched on a isn't supposed to be dependent on
Did :you know that them is alsoa subject which a lot of sailors didn't her, so he gets nothing. The chil-
regular trip for convalescent patients know anything about. In showing I dren will get the dough only if
each Monday and Thursdayto how much my wife and child would their father is dead or they ate
Ponte Vedra? Yes, on Mondayand get each month, I said something i: actually dependent on their mother
Thursday each week, the big about a pension. Then my friend for chief support.
Red Cross Motor Corps bus is '() .. .. Mac came along and said he'd like I Finally a word of warning to
packed with ')oys as it rolls away liUI to find out about this pension business you guys who like to cut a rug or)
from the hospital right after I r ..ot w c I so I told him what the In- j: take: the town over when you ate

lunch. The patients are given instructions J, surance Officer had told me. ashore. Death caused by your
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concerning their activity 1 I i own misconduct will mean that
""' I ,, .,. If I die from Injuries or disease
by their Ward Medical Officer "...v < incurred in line df duty while the i jour family will have no claim to

and are accompanied by a Chief _____ ______ United States is engaged in war, I I a pension.
from the Physical Educational Department m my wife will be entitled to $50 a Tensions are the damp for all
who helps with instruction CHIEF PETTY OFFICER slogan "Put :your 'John Han- month plus $15 for each child.*. Naval personnel regarding 01
in swimming and sports as Archibald Elliott of NATTCenter cock' on a Personal Declarationof If I had any more children, the rate or rank.

the boys desire. is shown above, left, receiving Independence." Second prize sum would be increased by $13 for ---'-:--
Beach trips aren't the only thing went to John Long, SpXBA3c( ) each additional child. So Mac,
for patients sponsored by the Red two $100 war bonds staff art unit, and third place having a wife and three children, Exams Scheduled
Cross. Last Tuesday they had a from Lt. W K. Saunders, War I to James Lentine, PhoMSc of the total payment to his family Examinations for advancementto
"Ship Wreck" dance in the auditorium Bond Promotional Officer. The VPB21. Over 60 entries from would be 91 bucks The monthly Aviation Branch ratings will
and a good orchestra from bonds constituted first prize in NAS Jacksonville and outlying check goes to a widow as long as be held in the Main Station mess
Main Side. Wednesday evening a the just-completed war bond fields were entered. One officer she Jives unless she remarries hall on Tuesday, 19 June 1845
"Mock Wedding" was staged in poster contest. Elliott's win- from each field acted as judge. Now what would happen in the according to an announcement
the auditorium and we have some ning idea shows a hand signinga For further details on Elliott, case of a fellow whose wife had from the Station Educational Office
patients that leally show talenton parchment and bears the ogee NATTCenter section.) I died ? Twent '-fl"e dollars a month Professional exams will begin .
the The evening ended --.-- -, --- -- at 0900 and officer
stage. for the first child; two children, petty exams -
with a dance, and'we hope that $38 divided equally. For each ad- at 1330.Educational,
" the girls from Jacksonville enjoy "Shores of Iwo Jima" Is ditional child, $10, with the totalto officials called attention -
themselves at our dances as muchas be divided equally. If Mac to Alnav 114, which states
the boys:) enjoy having them. should lose his wife and leave that no candidates may be recom-
Entertainment for our bed pa- Released U. S.TO three orphans, $48 would be shared mended for time waivers, effective
tients Isn't forgotten by the Red Throughout among his three children. This immediately. Further, Alnav 114
Cross-just take a look at the dough is paid until they leach age requires sea duty of at least three
weekly schedule. Monday, Tues THE SHORES OF IWO I I 18, and may be continued longer months in pay grades 3 and/or 4
day and Wednesday of every week JIMA a stirring two-reel technicolor sions Marines;, backed up by an than that under certain conditions.You I for advancement to pay grade 2
there are three movies given each motion picture, produced by armada of 800 naval and coast know Mac, he's always the (petty officer first class) in all
day on the wards for the fellows the Navy, Marine Corps, and guard vessels, fought with unprecedented inquisitive cuss, so he asks, I[ general service ratings, and the
who are unable to attend the regular Coast Guard, has been released in fury'to inch their way "What's to become of my folks" j following Aviation Branch ratings:
movie in the auditorium. Thereis theaters throughout the nation by victory on this few square miles I advised him that they are taken SKV, PtrV and TMV. WAVE per-
a program in some ward every the: War Activities Committee of of volcantic ash and rock, so vitalin care of, too, provided they arc I'sonnel are excepted from the sea
night including quiz programs, the Motion Picture Industry the hands of its possessor. It dependent. Uncle Sam isn't interested duty requirement.
competitive games, voice recordingand through United Artists. was the most heavily defended in just throwing his money --
local entertainers. Filmed by 106 Navy Marine and island in the world--buried deep in around, but if they actually needit It's hard to Sate women war

Thursday evening, June 8th, we Coast Guard motion picture cam the ground lay twenty years of Jap they'll get it. A dependent workers They aren't satisfied
had a big birthday party for Clifford eramen on the scene of the tiny preparation for murder. mother or father will receive $45:: with a good time they want time
Sweet Sic USNR on Ward sulphurous patch of inferno at the Spectacular scenes of the pre. a month, and _I if both_parents are and a half. A
invasion night bombardment are I
A7. Sweet has been a patient gateway to Tokyo, the picture tells --- -"- .,
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caught by the technicolor camera Dog Tag For Duck
since March 6th when he came the story of that bloody and stra- I

into tike hospital following an tt'glcalIy'Ital battle with no holdsarred. crews.are The intermingled pyrotechnics with of battle the -=;..."...,,,.4i ,, t ".- __ "'"_ ____4a. .__..._ II
automobile accident He
stationed
was Two
> photographers were
stench of death, with the wreckageof
at Bunnell Fla.Let's .
killed is
one missing in action,
American equipment, with an
remember the fine work and 12 wounded In taking the 300-
that' the ladies in gray of the 000 feet of film on which this picture overtone of determination the and resourcefulness
American Red Cross pictured on grim
are doing for
is based. .
faces of American ..
every partici
our boys In the hospital The ferocity of battle is rexealedn pant. y

: all its ugly reality. Three Divi- _.
--'-'- --- --
The n08PSoftball Team

celebrated Softball Session the close Friday of the, June Spring 8th USNR who will replace him in the Tobacco Buyers May UseDependents'

with a big picnic: at Magnolia X-ray Department.Lt __ Ration Card ''
'
Stables. The '.. \ "
evening finished
up Here's some good news for all
with an exciting hajride in the (jg) George J. Kreis Jr smokers ad- .
cigarette cigar :
moonlight. The Hosp-Waves really (MC) USNR and Ens. Clara B. :you .
dicts, and pipe fiends .
> have reason for celebrating ; Wolfe (NC) USNR were marriedin "
The tobacco ration regulations
they won six of their nine games the chapel Friday, June 8th. --H'c'-y -
have been amended to permit use : ;
and Lt. Comdr. Melbourne J,
they are showing remarkableimprovement. King :
of the ration card of one adult dependent l. .
(MC) USNR the bride in .." .
They will be in gave uniformed : ..,
1
there pitching when the Summer marriage, Lt. (jg) Joseph W. Tay- providing by it is used at the personnel same ,.' : .,\ .,\ -.
Softball Session opens and It't'swatch lor (MC) USNR was best man and "" "'" \ \\' "
time the ration card. "
as military -
their record. Mrs. Elmer F Fantasia :
We are all was ma \
In English, can use <
betting on them tron of honor. We extend best plain you ;) .- -
card at the time ,
: wishes to the newly-weds. the wife's same ,:_ a
:you use )'ours. No need for the ,1
Comdr. H. S. Callen (MC) little woman to come out to the ...... /
USNR said good-bye to his many Promotions for four nurses was base just to get her ration of the 7 4 H:. friends this past Friday. Comdr. effective June 1st, according to weed. ,

Callen has for many months beenIn the new ALNAV from the Bu- ----_. -----_. LAST WEEK Elsie Pecora, Y3c (right), of the .staff educational
charge of our X-iay Department reau of Medicine and Surgery. SriVVIES GET: OFFICIAL OK office fastened an official dog tag on the right leg of the station
and is well known to both They are: Lt. (jg) Vaughn Dick- Station officials made the wel- mascotFubar the Duck This ended for all time any dreams any-
patients and staff We all wish son (NC) USNR, Lt. (jg) Thelma come announcement this week that body may have had of using Fubar as a nice duck dinner. For
Comdr. Callen well in his new assignment Faina (NC) USNR, Lt. (jg) Marjorie enlisted men may now wear dun- everyone's Information, the dog: tag has the following words on it:
jard' are glad to welcome Logue (NC) USNR and Lt. garees and sclvvy! shirts on the "FUBAR; 0-6-1-45-0; USN; NAOTC; Bldg. 953" Holding FubarIn
Lt. Comdr L. I'. Sturr (MC) (Jg) Lucille Longo (NC) USNR. station, except in public places. the above picture is Starr Holcomb also of staff education.Page .



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"Gravel Gertie" Teaches j Views Of VPB Ordnance. Training "Course 1 1i (fl



Ii II I ((7':.Aircrews: Ordnance Tricks i C )I I"t

Continued: From rage One [
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, kick of his ,
? big out work with"Gertie" the students to grasp the fundamentals !
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of their
,{i. work Putting
. UnK| rturl ed
. into practice the theories learnedIn 11
r. .And the old girl squats on the I lectures has implanted Indelibly -
: : ." sand unperturbed as students I ,in their minds the various !
r/4' swarm all over her--hoisting I steps involved In each operation.

f'I ,t'{fi\: depth charges and bombs, lowering I Time Is saved, too by having an
them again, doing this and outdoor lecture hall just forward ;l

.. .' .\ .that, or maybe just watching I 10f "Gertie's" nose, so students can
.. According to the officers in I attend a lecture and then get right if
,,:. (U charge, the whole Idea Is proving I up from their seats and start try- J
to be a huge success. This method ing out for themselves what
.- of teaching has: made it easier for they've been taught ,1
1' One 1'ha.se ifr ] }
Making use of "Gertie" is only '
one phase of the training given ill
student aircrewmen here under the 1'd'
, .: direction of Lt. Comdr. H. E.
; Jensen, skipper of VPB2# I, \(
f'pi 1spy Lt. Comdr. French Gray, officer-
?r, in-charge of ground training, has j}

64d'1LJ4VEs1 scheduled many other forms of ." /
. instruction to prepare the students I
for their duties in the com .:
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bat zones. "Gertie", of course it; /
, 1 not the least bit jealous of this. : ,)
"Gel tie" may be smug and complacent '\\

. but site's got a right to "'j
YOU (;JKF ('SE:J TO eating cafeteria be that way. "They thought I '.(

style via the tin tray assem- was through," she probably thinks
bly line, and to sharing the privacy !- to herself, "and that I was no
of your bedroom with at least further use to the war effort. But 1
three other people. You rfven get that fellow Lt. Morris knew better I
+ used to putting on the same kindtI' and I can spend my old age help- '
of clothes day after day, but there ing these sailors out- -helping !
1 are other things about this woild- them to be better equipped to handle I
lii-itself existence that take more the Navys: powerful explosives
practice in becoming ordinary.One I and perhaps, helping get the
of the things most different war over just a little bit sooner."
from our other existence is the >h
/
type and volume of sound on an ,
air' station. All day long (and TIKE VMnrxarcv KVX.X.Q h ( -(

usually half the night) there is
the roar the snail' I, the hum. the
buzz, the whine that means planesare (
overhead Old hands know

by the sound which typ.e Is up, and w -1
how many. Without looking skyward -
they remark "Humm
four Corsairs coming in to land,"
or maybe "Couple of P-boats takIng -
off" ,

I I>i\Tl: I'It-ATI ON 1JV sound

.'/ plus sight is much simpler. The
Corsair whizzes like a bullet, split. .
1 i ling the air' a.>: has a steady roar. --
ing sound accompanied by -a kind ?) hats ru.... .t ".II"CX1LT" Asa. awe i
of high singing sound as flaps go "
down for the swing around the By Sgt. Hubert >Land IIlg"II.r
traffic circle The SNJ slips steadily Pfc. Slen I.. Harvey !
along as if on a purposeful errand I A situation horrendous in its potentialities I
the motor sounding a light and cataclysmic to the
high twang The PBY floats effortlessly I I peace of mind of those with sordid !
almost like a leaf in secrets to hide has arisen, Harvey "-
the breeze, seemingly just loafing 1 and Higgins, masters of the ;
around to see what the clouds are occult and diviners of the clandestine -
doing on a fine summer's day. A
I are now on the prowl for
kind of massive hum which grows news. This vagary of fate has
into a baritone roar usually provesto 1 been thrust upon the men of this
be an IUD, the streamlined unit because of Sgt. H E. KING'S. '
freight car, taking earnest wing
i your erstwhile reporter having
toward a certain destination and
logged into the hospital. King'sabsence
going about It with methodical
felt not only
is deeply by
tb.
streng I
this sad duo, but also by the pay
The planes are the most out
of this Unit. King,
department
standing sound-makers, but other
know, advocates bigger and
veloiif to this air station world, as you
too. There's the bass boom which better payrolls.
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blasts into the consciousness like I
an explosion, and is the imperativevoice I I Harvey, the Frank Merriwell of
of the file signal I system. I the Sgt. Major's Office < He carries '
Every new hand aboard recalls the 1 the mail) is reputedly the '
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first time she heard It in the middle only man on the station who can j i iI 4L: 5''C. J r
of the night and sprang into do an Immelmann on a motor j, 4 ,
wakefulness to find herself feel. scooter. Harvey was in the dispensary |I
lug suspended at least two feet ,' awhile back after one ot I II __ :t
straight up from the bunk! I his low-flying excursions, when he
SI. III.\I; TO '1'.. civilian ambulance tried to bulldoze a truck out of -
siren is the high chilling the way. All hands are cautioned j jI
wail of the crash siren that always | to exercise extreme care when i f
makes the pulse, 1 leap a little crossing the streets. Yard Police
faster. Familiar, too, is the thin, take note

peremptory cry of a policeman's lice take note. Harvey takeI
whistle, only this time the police- I heed '

man wears white uniform, (Wef"rtaUY __ .. .
:;;:: ;? ;;F nn .. --- i ..
( should check and see if I Ihe Stockwell was seen modeling u .. 11 -,
U, feet of our SP's keep up with "j poisonous! looking suit of green A NOVEI* (JHOUNO training course for aircrewmen and ship's company men at Squadron VPB
sire traditional I size of the civilian 'I striped pajamas recently. One of 2# in ordnance handling is given on the south side of Seaplane Point. In the top photo Chief Elmer
cops we used to know!) I our agens has informed Us that C. Fiore" of a special ABATU unit conducting the course, shows students the proper method of arm-
There's heart-stopping! thrill Stocky is soon to become enmeshed ing a 100 pound bomb. Center photo, "Gravel Gertie" constructed from a salvaged PBY-2 hull and I
that comes when the bugle notes I In the web of matrimony, a wing from a PBY-5, offers students an opportunity to learn under conditions simulating actual
of Colors roll toward the sky and I The Pajamas we presume, are to bomb loading and handling; lower photo students load depth bombs under the guidance of Lt. (jg)
the Inner anguish that comes almost awake E. A. Davis, head of the ABATU.of .
I keep Stocky
flinch-strong if the bugler
burbles! a note so that It comes out I your 'consciences. According to I retirement with pay for men who
twisted and flat Instead of crystal REMARKS OVERHEARD IN Lieutenant Cervell it is going to Fleet Group Asks became physically disabled after
clear' and round I HANGAR 114: Hey you work in take some heads-up ball playing to serving 20 years, free rations In
WK GROW USKU ,TO hearing the office, when are we getting overcome the league leading pace naval hospitals while on inactive
announcements and orders blared I paid ?- Seh's a dream. Met her in set by MFOTU officers Friday's. For New Members status, rental allowance (MAQ
from the multiple loud speakers Webb'sMTSgt.. Ebert, .report to game with VPB was mighty torrid for petty officer second class and

strung across the corners. The Private LaFaucl-- Yeah, that's with the Marines emerging as vic- The Fleet Reserve Association, I above, clothing allowance, bene- '"
human voice becomes as something straight dope; 1)00 of the outfit Is tors 2 to 0, Very interesting to observing its 20th birthday, is fits contained in the new pay bill,
from the, Stygian depths being transferred to the Tank watch the VPB coach on the side- seeking new members the credit for active service for all
when this machinery gets through ': Corps within sixty days- Hey, lines at times he's ready to throwIn millions of men now among serving in purposes for Fleet Reservists and
with it! The same sort of sys- } lend me five till' my brother I the towel. He dislikes noise the U. S, Navy.Appealing I retired men and three-quarters of
tern on ii much smaller scale also straightens out. He's a hunchback from the sidelines something to I their officer pay for men accepting
specifically
makes barracks life full of sudden j Who brought me back to about distracting the pitcher? ? ? ? who intend to make the Navy men a temporary promotion in the 'I
starts. It's wonderful what happens the base last night? Well at event they become physically dis
,, to your fresh nail polish job I least you have to admit that the We have it from one of our career the association lists as its abled while so serving. ,I II
when voice roars "All hands!" I purpose loyalty and service to,
a I chow is here. Personnel
good six
agents that MTSgt. Taylor, the i having ; or moreyears
elbow it means at least and the protection of, the Navy
aiOB your of honorable
new acting First Sergeant, is soon service and still +
and his I
man family.
pair of hands is a mess! And j I
'. something awful how, just ', Rumor has it that if the Squadron ; to be joined by his wife, who is Among the benefits the Fleet on active duty, or those transferred
when your sack feels best as the ball team doesn't get hot and moving to the sunny state of I< la", Reserve Association announces it to the 16 or 20 year classesof
early morning breezes cool your start winning some more games, j fair' city of Jax. Well, we've al- has obtained for Navy men are the Fleet Naval Reserve or Marine -
much be-curled brow the darned II I Ebert is going to pitch. It is further ;, ways said that what this squadron ._u. I'i Corps Reserve, or men on the
contraption lets! loose blast to averred that as an alternative needs is a woman's j' chute and find solace In the amber retired list of the United States
a I 'I
"Hit the deck!" I to a string of victories, nine young I I fluid of forgetfulness., (a bucketof I I I Navy or Marine Corps, are eligible
Yup, many new and different men will be shipped so far' over- i! An overwhelming onslaught of suds as soon as I can wheedle I l I for membership
'
sounds la this Navy world, but always seas that they will have to pump, vertigo has assailed your corres- :j: a few pesos from some unfortu- :I j 1 I I Chief Machinist W C. Kershaw,
over everything else Is the" sunshine to them. What this unit'really pondent or perhaps it is due to an nate who Is not acquainted with USN, at NAGS, Yellow Water, will
comforting, annoying, and solid needs is a good umpire- and atrophied mental development, but my shady reputation. Sic Voh'ere1'1. handle the applications of all per-
sound of Navy wings across the a larger rooting section. All handil'take the fact remains that I can't go Parcas. "Cicero." Semper Fldelts. I 1 sons interested in membership in
sky note and examine what I U left on. I must haste to the slop-(>> "Sgt. Major BETKO." I|I this organization.r .



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The JAX AIR NEWS: Is published weekly at the U. S. ,
Naval Air Station, JackllC \lIIe, Florida by the Public :" :".' *- ,
Relations Offlce? t no expense to the goveinment. Copies I '. -- ._-
are distributed dee of charge at the Naval Air Station "
the Naval Air Technical Training Center, the Headquarters ', ,;) IMAttlNEKKINGHy : "
of the Naval All Operational Training Command. Naval Chaplain John A. ('rail'In :
:Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs Naval Auxll- r'
lory Air Station Cecil Field the Naval Air Gunners' School the early days of the war one of the large
the U. S. Naval Hospital the Naval Auxiliary Air Station America\ carried a full
companies
aluminum
Municipal No. 1, and the Naval Auxiliary Air Station page
Mtt.Uoit, Lt. OK) O. H. Tow nRfond, Editor advertisement In one of the leading: magazines, I

Rear Admiral Ralph E. Davlnon. USN which had just" one word In big; black print. The
I Chief of Naval Air Operational Training one word wan "I\IAUINEF.IUNO.! Th.ad'f'rtl..e

Captain Herbert E.&1ftUSN ment defined this word an "The art of visualizingthe
Otimmandlng keep your mind and' hand
JackKon\llle Naval Air Station future \\hIl4.'l.01l your .
busy with the present"
Captain Joseph B. Ljnch. USNR
Commanding Officer It seems, to me that we need to line. this \"Ir"
Naval Air Technical Training Center a' 4TJ
more than ever now an the war drawn nearer to a
Captain John J. O'MallfoY (MC), USN close. Mslon without work I U of no use Work
Commanding Officer
U. S. Naval Hospital without vision will land in in a ditch The old

dvaw Jewish" proverb says "Where there I U no xUlon" the
Colonel Martin J. Kelleher. USMC (Ret.)
Commanding Officer people perish." Jesus himself said "If the blind
Marine Barracks
lead the blind they 1..llh11I fl&lIlnto the ditch.e ."

Commander Edwuiu k.. Dolecek USN >\' need to xlsiiall/e the! future! "'e need to
Commanding Officer
Naval Air Uunneis' School I get a vision" of the kind of world l, the Und of nation -
the kind of home we haft It wouldn't do
Commander Frank T. COI bin, L'SN any harm for its to get vision of the kind of |*er-
Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air Station Officer Green Cove Springs I ,",one want to he in the future Thin In Important
-vlsiinll/lnjf the future.
Commander Howard E. Born
Commanding Officer I I But the second part ot the definition IK just an
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field important "'e must keep our mind and our hand II" _
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Commander Salem A. Van Every, Jr. busy with the present, Theorld.ol the future N
er
Commanding Officer formation today. The kind of person 3011 will U'In
Naval Auxlllaiy Air Station Municipal No. 1 he In the future depend on your act today.

Commander John; B.:-Huhn, USNR A little girl stood )looking- a lovely |ortralt of
Commanding Officer her Grande oiher. Said the little girl, ". 'amat, when
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. MapottLieut
_
1 get old, I want to IN as lovely as grandmother
-. Col. William T. Evan. USMC (Ret.) was." The mother replied, "lIonl")", you better start
Marine Commanding Aviation Detachment Officer AND THE STAK-SPAXGLED BANNER, oh long mixing- jour color notv."

may it, wave The "('nlor*" for the new world are beingmixed
The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service and the home If we want \\urltllhut is free ( want, fear
material. Republication J of credited matter prohibited O'erUie land of the free of now. )
without permission of. CIsS.! War Department, 205 h. "*" the brave. and hatred; If we want a world of freedom, aworld
42nd St.. N. Y. C. that honor God. we better help mix the
-From the National Anthem. color
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"1MAGINKKKIMJ.; The art xlMiall/ing the
The Question of FranceBack THE ANNAPOLIS GRADThe future while jou keep jour mind and your hand
busy" with the presrnl.s .
in 1940, when the Germans finally ( following is an excerpt from the speech given by"

decided to strike at France, France lasted Secretary Forreslal to the graduating class of the _U. S.Naval .

less than six weeks. Academy last week.- ;d.)

As much as France, and ,particularly I start with the assumption that this country, as one of
General] DeGaulle, would like to forget this
the great 'powers which have lifted the terrific shadow
fact, it still-like John Randolph's famous
rotten mackerel in the moonlight-:: lies in thrown: across the world in the last five years, must retainits .<>ri for sgBdjj, .JUH IN.rrntnUiit 111'\
(huprl Vlnttm Head sad Kirminhm Are
the middle of the Quai D'Orsay and "shines armed force and its willingness and ability to make swiftuse ; Divine i'en Icea. Tan . 6..
Senlrri. for > .June II, I IlU! '
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and stinks. of it whenever nations such as Japan, Italy and Germanyget 07.WHoly: Communion celehiated by Chaplain J. D.

-There have been many reasons ad- into the hands of outlaws.. I assume that the United WO- Skinner Bilg.SeiMre. Chaplain L. W Davidson" Jr, piem-h-

vanced why the French army, then regarded States Navy will be one of the great elements of that power, 0 as the most powerful in the world, was Ing. THE EMPTY THROVE. '
and I am speaking to you as a group of men who will he OttO: --Sundav School 'In the Small Chapel.
of the most
beaten. One plaus-
so decisively Iao-U.: S. Naval 1 Hospital .Seixloe. Chaplain J. A. Ctatg,
ible, and the one most satisfactory to France officers in the Naval Service. .. preaching

and her many friends throughout the world, I want to remind you that, having chosen the professioninto 1045-Oneial preaching I ,Dl\lne"!THE Service.PERILOUS Chaplain STUFF.S." W. Bell.

is that World War 11 to the French was not the active practice of which you are now being graduated 1100 UJO-Seivlce-Chi: 'iKtlan at Science PBV:: Hangar Sei'vlve-Chaplain Small Chapel.H. A. Forcer

so much an invasion as a revolution. In there devolves upon you a great responsibjlity to --'---
.11..11. :
other words, according to this theory, maintain its high traditions. At the same time I want to I 06io-MII: hllpeh. Muslin head sad Birmiaghiim Attune.08.W .

France's miserable showing was due more remind the Nation of the debt that it owes to the members ( --Ma MaNIC III.. ,

to her internal enemies than to any prowessthe of devoted Naval officers who have gone before you.I 1700 1100--Ma Ma s

German army may have possessed. say nothing new when I remark that there is occa- Christian Neience S.nltlll Hasttn Read sad Hirmlii1itM

France's friends in this country would sional criticism both in print and in conversation of what i is 1100-Small Aim ue. chapel.

like desperately to believe this explanation, called the "Annapolis Club." Public reference is sometimes faller'1)1y Hi rmiaahani Saiatst. n..1J Chapel I. earner .r Stas/i ss.

together with its obvious corollary that, with made to the thesis that Annapolis graduates regard them- 1000-Mutual meetingedneidav. ).

the Allied victory in Europe, this fascist selves as a select and snobbish group'of men sharply set off ,JeMliih Friday KHIluu 1815:.-Smj":.srriicrt Chapel sad "'.Muslin.11.."ahlp and lluurt.M'I BII'01ln"hllm..

revolution has been put down forever. from the vulgar mass of the rest of the nation. l.tifM.'UO-Ch.ipljIn' '
Tuesday : : :
Office
NATTc.
France's friends are trying to believe this, This I have found to be untrue. The men like yourselves] Tuesday. 17lJO..llJO-t.hJph.ln': OH Ice, Yellow Water'

but they are also looking for reassurance. To who attend the Naval Academy come from all sectors and First NAGS"'1'ilut'sday ot each month 1i00-1830, Chaplain' QlThhd -
this extent France today is on trial. Any- tll", NAAs. Green. Core Springs.
conditions of the American scene. The father of Fleet Ad- Second 1'huI'Hd..y ot each ,
thing she does may be held against her. The miral King was a railroad employee in Lorain, Ohio. Fleet Room HAAS, *tlapo it. month 1630-1800, Rellllln

world is watching. With this in mind, it is Admiral Nimitz came from a small town in Texas where his Thursday of each month; 1300-16W( Chapel, Jwt

very difficult to understand France's current grandfather ran a small hotel. Admiral Jonas Howard In-

fumbling attempts to get back in the gram was born in a small Indiana town of Jeffersonville, on Guest Stars"I

empirical game, especially in the explosive .. the Ohio River; his father, W. T. Ingram, was a real] estate
Middle East. would rather have lived in a hovel] witJ.t)
man and owner of"a sand and gravel] pit. Admiral Halsey was
This serviceman's newspaper, for one, born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, the son of a Naval family a rude path down to the road l and the sunshine -
in
finds it hard with Admiral] is my face. 1 would rather have been
to sympathize a France Spruance the son of an Indianapolis business man.
that struts-a France that wants to go on Admiral Mitscher's\ father was one of the first settlers of that humble artisan with my loving wife by

forever playing Napoleon The Statue of Oklahoma and Admiral Kelly Turner's father was a '49er in my side, knitting as the day died out of the
sky-with my children upon knees and
California my
Liberty came from France Lafayette came

from France. The idea of Liberty, Equalityand These and others like them are the leaders of our Navy, been heir[ that arms about me-I would rather have

Fraternity won its first great battle in r They are not extraordinarily different from other Ameri down to the man and lived! in peace and gone
tongueless silence of the
France. That is the France we understandand cans. It is not from such background as these that there less dust than dream-
to have been that
want to know imperial
better.
comes a Junker class or the legend of a master race. As a personification

Let the Arc de Triomphe stand! for the matter of fact, there is no group in America within the scopeof Hitler, the Fuehrer of force of the and Third murder, Adolf"

triumph of freedom and justice-not merely my own acquaintance or knowledge who have a clearer un- Memphis nine jacket. Reich. -

French arms. Let Paris be the City of derstanding of the great principles upon which the Americanway *

Light-not merely the capita of an Empire. of life is established or who would more tenaciously re- "Whatever
color
Then France will truly merit her Vive's. sist any attempt to change our fundamental forms of govern- sailor marine > our or creed, whether
( WAVE: or nurse, each of us
ment. in the service has a definite part in the carrying -
Jax-Airing Our ViewsThe If it seems .desirable to call this group of men a club I out of the strong purpose to which we

have no quarrel with the application, but 1 want to say here are dedicated and which leads us ever forward -
Japanese have announced that in their that I thank God that the Naval Academy produced men of to a time of

country it is considered a very great honorto patriotism, talent and discipline to provide an officer corps uine friendship' among all nations.-Seattle

l>e allowed admission into the Kamikaze, capable in a great crisis of building, equipping and training USNH Stethoscope

or Suicide, Corps. The organization cannotbe the greatest naval force the world has ever seen. '
I ,'I'It'fT.8ti1' open season for Jap-hunting until -
nearly so exclusive as it used to be, how- I am thankful that this group of men had the inner discipline the Nips surrender unconditionally givea

ever. By deciding to continue the war, Nippon I and devotion to duty to continue in their )profession little more to your job, keep sending, so

f has made its entire citizenry eligible for during years when the country seemed at times to be un- :blood to help the wounded in combat your and
'
,
I i I mNnbl>rship.I ; aware of their existence and certainly quite unaware of the I II keep backing our team with your moneythe -
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I[ need for military power. The highest tribute to the Academy 1 least we can do is buy more War Bonds
. That Laval sauce seems to go too vstH) I as it completes :one hundred) years of service to the i in the coming Independence Day campaign"

'; with a Spanish!: omelet. I 1 I Nation, is the record) of its graduates' achievemente. Patuxent Tenter.



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I j''AIR. NEWS Picks Solid Show Biz Biggies ,I ITho I




REPORTER --- The Jax Air News has been invited by The Billboard,

Wolf by Sansone widely-read amusement weekly, to participate in a survey 1

c."_ IMf 1,1..11....... .w 'M r, known as "The Billboard 1945 Army and Navy Music Poll." jl 4

By Bill Smith, Y3c Having its finger on the pulse of the station's musical

tastes at all times, and qualified to speak for all hands on {
Question: What do
k. think of the suggestionsnow you this subject through its extensive coverage of all events ;
-. classed under the general heading: ,J
being'made that'thenaval of entertainment, the Air News
enlisted uniform be without hesitation jotted down the
\ changed? N. following as its selections:

'--- 1, Most- popular dance orchestras 1

R. L. STEFFEN, AOM3c, Port (fa) Benny Goodman ,
land, Ore.I (b) Tommy Dorsey
think It's an excellent Idea. ( ) James
SALTY HUMOR FROM y c Harry }
Too bad it wasn't done sooner. 2. Most popular male and female -- '
Now we'll have to wait until V-J HERE AND THERE vocalistsa -
day. It's not a neat looking uniform j'eh
(a) Bing Crosby Dinah- ),
and there's not enough room Orders la Order! I Shore

in the pockets.J Uc : The despondent officer left head (b) Perry Como Joan Edwards I

'i ;. > quarters and climbed into the
W. SIZEMORE, S2c, Pelham, jeep. (c) Dick Haymes Connie I
Ga.They "Where to, sir?" asked his Haines \,
should leave It the way it rrIoJ11JL driver. 3. Most popular vocal duos,
U. It's been this way a longtime o 1 "Drive off the cliff, seaman," h e trios, quartets, etc.- .
so why change now in the replied, "I'm committing suicide." (a) Andrews Sisters "i
middel of a war? (b) Ink Spots "
Quoth Ling I'o (c) Pied Pipers 'a

ROBERT PIERCE, S2c, Atlanta It takes two to make a marriage 4. Most promising newer orchestras -
Ga. '-a single girl and an anxious i
I like other types of uniforms mother, (a) Hal McIntyre
better for example, the One (b) Spike Jonesc
they showed in Life magazine. Neophyte ( ) Charlie Spivak
The jumpers are too tight and fit'irr'lIke 5. Favorite records of this year:
Officer: "Do know who I
coal sacks without zippers- you (a) Rum and Coca-Cola.

y we can't have zippers.C. "Don'tbirrb i just stand there! ... Do something! am S2c? : ,"No, sir" (b) drews Sentimental Sisters.Journey Les

Officer: "I'm the commanderof Brown.c .
L. HULL SIc ottawa Kans.A this department." ( ) Don't Fence Me In An-
good idea. It's about time S2c: "Boy, are you going to drews Sisters and Crosby.d .
they changed. The uniform looks catch it. The chief has been look- ( ) Tico-Tico Ethel Smith.e .
like a Buster Brown outfit you I WELFARE PRESENTS Ing for you all morning. ( ) Chloe Spike Jones.
wear when you're three years old.J. 6. Five best liked songs of the
Which Drill Field?
past yeara -
MAINS1DE AUDITORIUM:
J. :MORRISON, MIMic Law- "RHYTHM ROUND-UP" with Ken Curtis and Cheryl Navy squawk box: "Attentionall ( ) Rum and Coca-Cocal.
rence, Kans.I Today- hands. WAVES to report this (b) Accentuate the Positive.
Walker 1300, 1700 & 1930.
like It the way It is. : afternoon on drill field will wear (c) Don't Fence Me In.
Friday-"THE BRIGHTON STRANGLER, a murder mystery hats and ties. That Is all." (d) I'll Be Seeing You.
Loder and June
starring John Duprez
(e) I Love You.
PAUL KEPENACH, AMM3c, "
Sat. & Sun.-"THRILL OF A ROMANCE a marital mix-up that have
Drugstore Everything Extra choice
Holiday for
Manville, N. J, promises laughs galore with Van Johnson and Esther Williams. Sat., "Have Lifebuoy?" a
difference you any Strings.
It doesn't make
to me. The uniform's any OK the way 1300, 1700 & 1930. Sun.. 1430, 1700.& "1930. young lady asked the druggist."Set Anyone not approving of the
it is now.JOSEPH. Monday-"THAT'S THE SPIRIT, a musicomedy with Jack the pace, lady! said the above selections is welcome to
--- Oakie 'Jn, his funniest role; 1300, 1700 & 1930. druggist. "Set the pace!" raise cain with the amusement
I Tues. '& Wed.-"ABCK TO BATAAN," a heroic story starting editor. *
PREEZ, ARM3c, Mad with the last tragic days on Bataan through to MacArthur's returnto Have a Heart -- .-,-,. --
ison, Wise. the Philippines, with John Wayne in the leading role; 1300, 1700 & Now that Summer Is here, don't -
They should change it or else 1930. Wed., 1300 only. let your wife sweat with last WEDDINGS
go back to tarred pigtails and STUDENT OFFICERS THEATRE: year's old wornout lawn mower. GetIt
ships with sails. But wait until HILL" with Raft and Joan Blon- .
Thurs. & Fri -"NOB George sharpened.Immm The following weddings
were
after the war. And don't let the
WAVES design 'em. dell. Thursday.; 2000; Fit, 1930. performed at Station chapels:
Sat.-No. show. B June 1: Gerard Walter Gottula
with John Loder June A WAVE returned with one shoe
Sun.-"THE BRIGHTON STRANGLER" ,
and Phillipia Clot la Neu June 4:
;
M. J. STAAB, ARMlc, Pipe- muddy and the other clean. "How'dthat
1930.
Duprez. Francis R. Brooks and Nannette
stone Minn.Anything "
would be better than Mon. & Tues.--"THRILL OF A ROMANCE" starring Van John happen? inquired a ship. Parks; June :5: Joseph William
mate."I .
and Esther Williams 1930 each rite.
son ; Dooley and Bobbe Louise White
sacks we've ;
these got on
gunny changed mind, was the
now. Something that's a little Wednesday-UTHAT'S THE SPIRIT" with Jack Oakie; 1930. logical answer.my James Joseph Meehan and Mary
SPECIAL EVEMTS: Florence Isiaac Richard A. Winders
easier to keep clean. ; -
Wednesday- -Crew's Dance Malnside Auditorium; 20302330.: :Music and Jean Hudson; Paul M.

WM. ROTHFUSS, ARM2C, West by Joan Brandon and her orchestra. Oriental The sweet Wisdom young thing was Abernathy and Jeanette Weaver
---- -
Haven, Conn. -- ---- --- -- washing the windows, lost her bal- I ; June 7: Robert Kistler Great-

Let's win the war first, then Ncll' /Vmiocwrt's Hoard Petty Officer PatrolOn ance and fell one floor into the house and Carman V. Flournoy;
change it. garbage can. She just sat there June 8: Alfred Zawilla and Jean
Is Slndylnfi; Question Busses Established disgustedly. A Chinese gentleman Valerie Johnson; Virgil Francis
KENNETHy SCOTT, ARM3c, remarked Forsberg and Glenn Yvonne Ward;
and
paused :
I passing,
Washington D. C. Of Unlisted Uniforms I established A petty officer on all patrol Motor has Transit been I. "Americans velly wasteful, that Albert F. Goldsmith and EvelynR.
Change It. Whites are too hardto woman good for ten years yet" Armstrong; Laura Lamont
keep clean, blues are too hot. Since a bill has been introduced busses operating between the city I Hayward and Shirley Bernice
And there are not enough pockets. Into the Senate by Senator Lan- of Jacksonville and the Naval Air I Logical Advice. Smith; Charles Nevendorf and
I Station during the hours from I "The enemy are thick as peas Virginia Vahovey; June 9: JohnC.
C. A. KOINER, S2c, Staunton, ger; (R-ND recommending for that 2200 to 0300 to maintain order, it over there. What shall be do?" Zotsifas and Martha Lee Williams
the uniform regulations enlisted -
Va. was announced last week. I Officer: "Shell them, you idiot. ; John E. Parker, Jr., and
I think It should be changed.The personnel be modernized, Naval personnel who do not observe Shell them." Norma Jean Fufield; Marion H.
whites are hard to keep clean the Navy Department has announced order will be placed under ------"it-- Breiholz and Elsie M. Winovlch;

and the pants don't fit, and always' that the uniform questionhas arrest by this patrol, and promptand Welfare Office ProvidesKits Charles K, Calloway and Thelmerine .
have to be cut down. The Jumpers been under consideration for proper disciplinary action will Jones; Houstin C. Sutthin and
should have a little dress to some time.A be taken. Such offenses as disrespect For NAS PicnickersWith June Elaine Gough; June 10: PaulA
'em something more like a chief's Uniform Board has been to seniors, profanity, and Groves and Esther L. Anders.
unifoim. studying the problem and has recommendations I' obscene language will bring severe more and more picnics ------'-" ---
being scheduled by various units of -
I-
under advisement. disciplinary action.
the air station during the summer j II Merchant Marine
R. BICKERSTAFF, S2c, New but to date no actual change has I -- - ------ I
months, the Welfare Departmenthas
YOlk Not City.a very good idea to change. been approved. I Movie Schedule ChangeIn stepped in to lend a hand by Casualties
Leave it the it Is. Under Navy Regulations, final getting up special picnic kits for As of 31
w4Y endorsement of any change must order to accomodate the use of personnel here. I Marine May, 1945. U. S. Merchant
casualties
be made by the SecNav. It is con- Naval Academy group now under. I The kits include such items as totaled
Potlach
n ROGER DODGER, S2c, 6,065, according to official Navy
sidered doubtful if complete going aviation indoctrination here
any softball gear'olle'ballgear, a
C. figures computed from 27
I say give it to the Indians, or change will be recommended for which will require the use of the football, horseshoes, a tugo'warline I 1941 September
else issue us lollipops to completethe some time, however, because of auditorium for scheduled lectures, I whistles, and equipment for The total includes 778 dead,
the critical of the Student Officers' movie will I
Fauntleroy effect. I present shortage sack races, three-legged races, etc. 4,826 missing and 461 held prison
material. start at 2000 Instead of 1930 on
Application should be made at
--- --- i ers of war. Casualty figures Include
A leave is a short duration of ---"- -- the following days: the Welfare Office In the Recreation -. only those resulting directly

recreation preceded by a long per i Wave: I'm telling you for the June 14-21-22-25-26-29.July Building, Mains Ide, at least :from enemy action.Twentyfive .
lod of anticipation and followedby last time, you can't kiss me. 2--4-5: -6-9-10-11- three days in advance. The request casualties were reported
a suitable period of recupera ; Sailor: Fine I knew you'd 12-19-20-23-27. should be signed by the division for the period of 1 May to
tion. weaken sooner or later. August 13. officer. 31 May, 1945.
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',"I, Fliers Virtually Clinch First Half .




"" Victory League Pennant With 17-8 !





Win Sunday Over Camp Blanding Nine ';,


,. By Lt. Jean Anderson Naval Air Station Fliers
Coach Charley Gehringer: put
tv RAMBLINGS ROUND the national plate- i what. almost amounted to a clincher on the first half Victory

& FANS FROM ALL round are finding new thrills being Big BUITilden League pennant last Sunday afternoon when they

3 p dished up by new players,-specifically by men returned from the Camp Blanding Doughboys at the Jacksonville ball park

} t service. Chief sensation of the major leagues is Dave Ferris, by a score of 17 to 8. '

who went from the Army Air Forces to the Red Sox- .and-- who The win sent the Fliers two full games out in front, and

1 sto, date allowed only five avenged thp only loss., they. had sustained in leauee play] this : ,
I -- -
"runs in 64 innings I He Has year. Blanding chalked up a :\

twirled seven winners in a Open Tennis Meet '
i 3 to 2 decision over the Flierson

row and shows no sign of 'Welfare Sponsors a previous occasion.It .

slowing down. Scheduled HereIt was a bad day for pitchers -

., GOING FROM ONE kind I Handball as Blanding rapped out

of sublime to another (meb- has just been announced that TourneyThe nine safeties, including two

be) there is a national league an open tennis tournment will be
held among those who wish to NAS Welfare Departmentis circuit blows, and Gehringer'scharges

starting its third year up participate at NAS. An award of sponsoring a Station Handball found two Doughboy hurl-

north this season and the league a $25.00 War Bond will be made : Tournament to determine the sin- ers for a varied assortment of 21 t,
rules the members cannot to the winner., All entries must : ;
b say gles handball champion of the base blows.
f
be in by 15 June 1945.
drink or smoke in public, and The following are the rules of Station. Eligibility will be limitedto In only the second canto did

cannot have dates unless chape- the tournament: the Officers and Enlisted men the Fliers fail to push at least one )>

I roned. Some deal, huh? Wal, it'sa 1. Matches must be played at of NAS. The official National. l tally across the payoff station and
made of feminine time match is for- .
league up agreed upon or
1F I Handball rules will be used. the big inning was the third when
learns, and they play a brand'of feited 2. Matches to players.will be X The championship award will bea six markers came in. Johnny Mc-
ball' which is half softball, half played on Cullough rapped a base
time on two courts alongside of War Bond. All who wish to
baseball. The actual spheroid is double in this frame. cltanln'W'
Mainside Ship's Service. enter the tournament may leave
In between the regulation types, 3. Matches may be played at their name and local phone number .No Puttie
the bases are farther than soft- an alternate time, provided: by calling Lt. Joe Debely or John Lund proved no puzzle to ,.
(a) Both contestants agree on WAVE Hazel Maves at Physical the Air Station sluggers and gave "
ball not far ball.
so as regular
,
seven hits and seven runs in
up f
future time.b Training Building, phones 593 or
Backed by solid spenders and ( ) There is no interferencewith 8381. All entries will be contacted the first three frames before Art

coached by experienced baseballmen previously scheduled matches. b as to running off of tourna- Urlage took over. He was not tt.

the gals turn out a spectacular 4. If there is a reasonable doubtas ment when entry list is completed. successful in stopping the barrageof r
base hits, allowing 14 and 10 :r
to the fairness of a ball the _73t-
enough game to make even
the last six fl'ames.
I If
k runs during f
will be No
point played over.
the diehards gulp and attendancehas Wave Softball Team Don Carter went seven innings '
\ rocketed wherever they hit second guessing by spectators. for the Fliers while Johnny Bitt- ,{
5. $25.00 War Bond to the w in
exhibition Gets New UniformsThe
the road for of
a run .. ner finished up. Carter yielded ..
-
games. six hits and as many runs while
STAN HACK, of the Chicago WAVE varsity team repre- Bittner was touched for three hits -
CUbs, continues to keep his special ner.Waves and Vinnie senting NAS Jax in the local softball and a pair of tallies

fans on edge by maintaining his Win league appeared for the first Jack Baer paced use Air Station t

string of errorless games. So far league game last week in resplendent with the stick, getting five for

the third sacker with the big grin Richards Win In new uniforms. The suits, of six, Including a double. Ex-Boston .
has flitted through 38 games with- Game 82Setting bright yellow, are in regulation Red Sox catcher Hal Wagner and I',
out a single case of bumbles or baseball style with the lettering pitcher Urlage hit for the- circuit

hobbles. a good example f or the i USNH Tennis TiffAge "WAVES" across the shirt. Bright for Blanding. '
SPORTS WRITERS up east say men's team, the NAS WAVES blue baseball caps really set them AIR STATION 5
the Phillies stand in a very fair softball team opened regular off.Coach ASH 0 A
way to set a new national record league play for the summer sea- triumphed over youth In Verla Hill explained that Anderson, IS 2 1 2 ::2

this year: in errors! In a recent : son last Thursday night by de- tennis matches Wednesday after- the familiar WAVE blue was not Clark McConnell II 0 4 1 0 1 5 0 0 1 f

game with Pittsburgh, they hit 'feating the Cecil WAVES 8-2. noon at the U. S. Naval Hospitalon available due to the shortage of Slater, e 0 0 1 0
the jack pot by ringing up five in Off to a slow start, the Jax the Jacksonville Naval Air materials now allocated for sports Baer 2b II 5 0 4 i
one game. girls slipped up with two errorsso wear. The size situation is an item Woddall 1t Ii 3 2 0
BASEBALL'S NEW Sena- Station when Big Bill Tilden, one Boener, Ib 4 :2 21 0
czar, for
,
"I
that bases were full with only Ripley ordered 15 assorted llopkins rf 5 2 0 0
tor A. B. "Happy" Chandler has one out, and the Cecil stick wavers of the heroes of the golden era of sizes, passed them out to 15 team JaworskI, rf t 1 0 0
an idea for major leaguers re- seemed to be definitely in the vic- sports in the 1920's, defeated members, and not a single uniform Lawson, rt 6:1: '2 0 I
turning from the services. If they McCullough, 3b 6 2 4 1
tory groove. The Jax infield rose and Vincent had to have even a minor altera-
6-4 2 0 2
Bruce Barnes 6-4, Carter, p 4
have been wounded and unableto "
are
to the occasion with a snappy tion, she said.HoleInOne. Btttner p 1 0 0 0
go back Into regular play, he double play when Walraven Richards scored over J. R. Baerin -
plans to set up a system whereby grabbed a high fly and zipped the a one set match by a score Totals 46 21 27 ]0.

they could still stay in baseball by ball to first where the Cecil player of 6-2. Bond
coaching for schools, playgrounds, BLA DING
en route from first to second
Tilden and Richards, national AB l; 0 A
etc.MEL was tagged before she could get Woodcock. 2b 4 0 4 4
OTT, Giants' manager, recently I back to the sack. On the next doubles champions a few years Anders, ss S 1 2 3 ,
broke the National League ball pitched, first sacker Alvis after the close of World War I, Prize Goes To Seghl 3b S 1 4 3
Wagner, c S 2 6 0
mark of 4888 total bases formerly
scooped up a shoe-string drive for proved that they still packed a Gross, d 4 1 2 0 I'
held by the veteran Honus the third out, and the visitors had aPolacek l 0 0 0
Wagner. Ty Cobb still holds the failed to cross the tally bag. punch as they scored a straightset Lt (jg) 'Wixson Moretti rf ::4 0 1 0
American and major league mark After the Jax batters had 6-2, 6-3 triumph over Baer and Vanlleflin If 3 1 :2 1

with 5,863; total bases. chalked up two runs, Cecil rallied Barnes in doubles. Topping a field of 25 contest- Lund}Fritzche p Ib 1:4 0 1 0 6 0 0Vrlage

--1i I- briefly In the third inning and The match at the Naval Hos- ants, Lt. (Jg) F H. Wixson, Sup- p 3:1: 0 1 :
Swim ClassesIt slammed out a couple to even the pital marked the opening of a tour ply Dept., won the "Hole-In-One" I
Totals
which Tilden and Richards 37 9 TI 12
during
score. Pitcher Martha "Bobby" contest held Monday at 1830 at
has been announced that Gray pitched consistently steady will make exhibition appearances the Station Golf Course.Lt. a-BaUed for Gross In [0th .
swimming classes will be con- ball for Jax right down the line, before ill and wounded veterans in Wixson was awarded first
ducted for Officers' children each hospitals throughout the country. Air Station . .106 312 211-1'7 .
and when the in
from 1000 pressure was on prize of $5 in Ship's Service chits Dlandlng . .113 001 0'208 '' ,
Saturday morning this she whizzed them ,
inning, over for hitting his pitch shot with a ,
1100. Classes will be held at the the plate so fast that the Cecil number eight iron to within Runs, Anderson 4, Baer 2, Woddall 3, I'
WAVES POOL, adjacent to Bldg. batter hit nothing but breeze in Softball Game Set and one-half feet of the hole. seven Boener 2, Hopkins 3. Lawson, Clark, j
Jaworskl. Anders
Mo-
Seghl.
facilities Wagner
No. 715. Dressing are
available but towels must be 1-2-3 order. For Tonight at 2030 Other, prize winners included F rcttl, Van Heflin l Frltzche, Ullage.: Li ,
The packed stands were de- Baer,
core McConnell
I D. Harvey, ACMM, of A & R, $5; McCullough
brought. .lighted at the novelty of the Woodcock, Anders Seghl, Gross Van r
J. H. Shaw, AOMlc, of VPB2 No.
Jax Naval Air Station softball
-s -I- Heflin 2. Runs batted in. Baer 2. Wod- ;
Cecil right shortstop, Biagini, who team will meet Jax Municipal No. 1., $3; and N. N. Cooper, AOMlc, dail 3. Hopkins 2. McCullough 6, Car ;
scorned the cleated shoes or reg- 1 on the NAS field Thursday nightat of Advanced Ordnance School, $2. ter. Wagner 3, Lund, Urlage 3. .4 I
ulation gym footwear and who The base hit. Baer McCullough 2. T"fl t
2030. The NAS team is in the Physical Training Depart- Van Heflin Anders. Three base >
played the entire in her '
bare feet. Much heckling game failedto lead for the season and the pitcher ment, sponsors of the contest, an- Jaworskl. Home runs, Wagner, U.- i+
will be Sams, top hurler of the nounced that another tournament lage. Sacrifice hit Frltzche. Left on i
disturb her or to cause her to would be 10, Camp Blanding
season. held on 18 June 1945 at fit'iltlrorrtaL: : ,
7.
get into "full uniform. d 7 in 3 Innings (7
Most daring play of the The main event of the evening 1830. Prior to the start of the runs); Urlage 14 In 6 (10 run) ; Car- I
game
will be preceded by a game at 1930 contest, a short demonstration and ter 6 In 7 ((6 runs): Bittner 3 in 2 (2
when
Moore
came "Skip" of Jax,
runs) Bases on balls off Lund 2.
between the NAS WAVES and the exhibition by the station two golfpro's I
stretched into Carter 2. Urla
her'single a run by e 3. Struck out. by Lund'by I'
as fancy an exhibition of base Hospital WAVES. William Brandenburg and 4. Carter 5, r i. Hit r ,
b18&rt1
BASEBALL: swiping as the most rabid fan Saturday night the Jax NAS Jack Harvey will be held to teach pitcher ball. (Van Heflin).
Air Force novices the fundamentals of Passed Sister Winning pitcher ,
will meet Orlando Army the I
could wish. She smacked the Carter.
The sensational winning streakof Losing pitcher, Lund. Time.
Pitcher Dave (Boo) Ferriss, the home plate standing up. team at 2030. game. 2 ret:08.'. Umpires, Williamson and Kr
)
Boston Red Sox prize rookie, was Line-ups:
snapped when the New York lAX CECIL Tennis Stars -g.4- i r
I
defeated him 3 Moore LF Parkt'ton Fred Shore Plans For '
Yankees to 2, last Edge CF' SomnersSchindel ,"; !
Sunday. Ferriss had extended his RF 'enwlrk
spectacular record through eight Llewellyn LS Englf'hardtWalrann Big Acrobatic Year ;,i.

consecutive victories, without the Sledge RS 3B Mocaber BIagini<< I Freddie Shore, Spa)2c( ) is plan- i'lPage
taste cf defeat.FOOTBALL Brasher 2R Scott ning for another gala year with
----- Alvis IB Winkler his troupe of acrobats, tumblers, J:
: Gray P Ball Jugglers, handymen, and what '
Booth C WJenk
The Brooklyn Tigers have been ----1i I--- X have you, and is looking forward ( :..
of to the coming football with .
granted the privilege playing season
their home games in the Yankee Swimming Instruction high hopes. Freddie, it will be -
Stadium, as announced by Elmer For Children AnnouncedChildren M.u Iy remembered, coached his boys into >'
Layden, President of the Na- a well-balanced unit and delighted*!* .
tional Football League, after a of enlisted personnelmay the fans at the halves during th"e/l '
"secret" two-day meeting held In now receive swimming Instructions y home games last fall. *" / ,

New YOlk City. at Naval Air Station. Shore, a well known weightlifter -
Classes will be held every Satur- r N r rk in his own right, will wel- ,

JIOXSE RACING: day morning from 0900-0945 at w.,.. : come any men who have already f i ',i-
Jacksonville's own Hoop Jr., Swimming Pools 1 and 2, locatedat ,.... : aL'D' ,-n"H"h-i "d flrr r'7Y.I had experience, and will be pleased .i 7 ,
the Kentucky Derby the rear of the Ship's Service THE TENNIS EXHIBITION at the U. S. Naval Hospital here to se.those who are Interested in a,;
easily) won Welfare last week was a four star affair in sense of the word. Talking the ': '
and is figuring tQ and Building. every program and do not claim the j, 35,
last Saturday at Plmlico this Saturday.The Instructions will be' given by things oVer at the net between 'Bets are four of the tennis world's necessary talents. Those inter- 'f' '

repeat stakes are expected to reach competent swimming directors and biggest names, left to right, Vincent Richards, Big Bill Tilden, Lt. ested should get in touch with \ .
toward a value of it is a great opportuntiy for the Bruce Barnes, and Lt. Jack Behr The agile footwork, smashing Shore at the maihside pavilion, ;
+ well$90,000 up, at the running gross cf the kids, so let's bring 'em f n out, drives, and skillful returns of these experts ,really had the patientsand reach him through the Physical

famed Preaknesa stakes.rL fellahs. other onlookers agog Training Department I


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14 June, 1945 ,JAX ,'i'
AIR NEWS
Page Seven i.<.


r Fliers Hold Victory? 'NAOTC Issues Navy llhi t : "I


League Lead With Win .1'"Contest Reminder ', j



Over Gibbs Shipyard I'I The NAOTC last week reminded i'I' t t

I all personnel under its jurlsdic
Tightening' their hold on first tlon of the big Navy Show Con r t tF tf

place in the Victory League. the Softball Fliers test now running under the spon-
Whip
Naval Air Station Fliers breezed sorship of the War Writers' Board.

i to an 8 to.5 triumph over the Welch Hospital 1110A $2700 in war bonds are being offered .

Gibbs Shipyarders In a free-hit as prizes.
' ting encounter last week at Mason lining smash along third base All Navy, Marine Corps and
Field. by ,Catcher John Small that went Coast Guard personnel, officer and 1i I
for a homer with two aboard in
The victory was the eleventh in enlisted are eligible to submit
I '8' 12 league starts for Manager Charley the opening inning produced what manuscripts of various types suitable t' i f
looked to be enough runs to ice iT '$E Ei
f' ., Gehringer's Navy crew. the for, presentation on the stage
game against the Welch Convalescent
The Fliers hopped on Lefty Jack or over a microphone. Acceptable -
Hospital Softball team.
a Clifton manuscripts Include sketches ,
right at the outset to ,
: + quickly erase any ,doubt.as to the were Unfortunately hardly enough., those Though three runs Lt.Elliot's skits blackouts monologues, mas -i :
eventual ter-of-ceremonles
outcome. patter or
Six consecutive songsof
boys did to
manage win
hits after two were out in the any length. 1 r idI
by a narrow 11 to 10 count there
. opening inning produced four runs were times when the outcome Entries may be either comical I .x ; i
,, and the Fliers struck again in the I looked dismal for the Fliers. or serious based on either actualor M

fourth for a three run cluster to Six walks and a homer by Os- imaginary experience but they
wrap up the decision. The high I borne in the sixth gave the sol must be original unpublished (except .

light of the first inning assault diers seven runs their big inning.I by military agencies) and
);' was a home run by outfielder Tom Another tally in final stanza owned exclusively by the contest

I' Hopkins coming immediately' brought their total to ten, just ant.There tr Z, rs'm
er a rousing triple by First Base one shy of tying the game. is no limit to the numberof

man George Boerner Shortstop In the four frames he pitched manuscripts an author may
Alf Anderson poled a three-bagger Elliot pegged hitless ball. The sol submit, but only one prize may be
l to spark the fourth inning drive. diers managed to collect a pair of won by a contestant. Incidentally,
Cook took over on the mound runs however due to the miscues top prize is a $500 War Bond.
l' for Gibbs in the fifth yetlding a afield. To be eligible for competition

: single tally in that inning and -*jBi--_._- manuscripts must be postmarked
,blanking the sailors from thereon not later than 1 August 1945.( An-
, out. German nouncements of the prize winners

Jack Seldwltz formerly with will be made 15 October 1045. .

Butler In the Penn State League, I Material should be addressed to S -S
went seven Innings for the Fliers, Prisoners I the Navy Show Contest Writers' *

tlIIJ. giving up 11 hits and all the Ship War Board, 122 East 42nd St.,
yarders' runs. Don Carter tossed Room 509 New York 17, N. y S .r -A ;
; the final two frames. Arive For furU..r details concerning .
Tommy Thompson Gibbs out- the method of preparing and submitting "

fielder was the big stick man for Continue from Page 1 material, see BuPers Circular s 1

I the day with four bingles in five either written or verbal which is Letter No. 6145. -- 4 -: a a L "o a. xb

trips to the plate. Pacing the not necessary in conjunction with Intriguing, Nancy Kelly has worn il kinds of things during her f
Navy outfit were Outfielder work assignments is also strictly
Char. lengthy film career but she had never gotten around to a sarong
ley Woddail and Catcher Jack forbidden. Winds Up Tour Of until Universal paged her for a part in a South Seas comedy "Song ')
\ Baer each with a double and two who U. S. officers y
POW's give of the Sarong. And as you can see, Nancy wears the famous tropical
i, singles in four tries. the accepted military salute should wrap-around to excellent advantage. Miss Kelly also takes care of !

--ii--! have it returned. Black Cat DutyAfter the other part of the movie's title singing "Lovely Luana" to en en- ,

r.. Cecil Bows to Locals have The their Jacksonville own canteen POW's within will the amoured William Gargan. II

The Fliers came from behind to compound where they will be per- 15 months of relentless I "
tie the score in the third one all mitted to buy articles not on the patrol operation in the bypassedback I Grins from Guarino '

t i then went on to win in the sixth U. S. civilian shortage list. This washes of the Pacific war, o.
Inning with another tally over means that the prisoners will not VPB-44, famed Black Cat unit
the classy Cecil Field softballers 2 have access to beer soft drinks, has returned to the States for iff
to 1, In a night game played at candy or cigarettes. They will leave and reassignment.
the Mat field here last Thurs be allowed to send and receive Operating from the Fijis to the

, day.Once mail under the rules of the Geneva Philippines the trusty Catalinas
i again Pitcher Sams came Convention. amassed more than a million anda .
tr through in brilliant style allow- Additional POW's are expectedto quarter miles of flying the last

ing three singles while striking be assigned here at some future million miles of which were covered
:j out ten. The unusual note lies date. without the loss of a single _
" hidden for victories by Sams are plane or person. R ... i
almost routine. The big battle For almost a year VPB-44 led I s) f t .s

was staged in the days preceding lO.OOOthVmight by Lt. Comdr. Gerard S. Bogart,
f the game. Struggling with a Scarsdale N. Y., operated froman a7i
touch of cat-fever in the earlier isloated bulge of coral that -

, part of the week Sams powers of Corsair Is MadeThe once was a main stopover for enemy -

'. recuperation were extraordinary barges supplying and rein
as can be attested by the Cecil 10,000th F4U Vought Corsair forcing the Jap troops trapped on
} boys. He was never In trouble fighter rolled from the assembly Bougainville and Buka in the
after the first batter, Fox, scored line this week. This fastest Northern Solomons.Extermination .
the only run off him. shipboard fighter in the world is of the enemy
t The winning run was scored now operating from land and car traffic along the coasts of New
,r' after Joe Blown singled and was rier bases in the air assault againstthe Britain New Ireland and Bougainville & r"-
f sent to second as Shanke drew a Japanese homeland. was the squadron's mission. ? eL i
free pass. Brown stole third and
a' First of the 10.000 Corsairs went Working in company with motor / /
, came freeze home the on a wild pitch to into action in February of 1943, torpedo boats on the surface, 44's /

game.__ with Marine Corps pilots operatingfrom Cats prowled the air above the
-e31
! ; land bases at Guadalcanal.Since coasts of these islands nightly,
1 \V omenagUe then the versatile sluggerhas seeking out water-borne targets.At .
wouldn't it's but when stalled I in
"I
operated as a shipboard and the end of each patrol if no say rough, we was

if Softball Standings night fighter, and added a 2,000-lb. supply traffic had been discovered the jeep up ahead."

f Won. Lost bomb load and eight five-inch the Cats paid a visit to a
"A&R .
0 rockets to its original armamentof known bivouac, dump or other COMMERCIAL BULLETIN
.1 I Synthetic 7 2
, installation .. . .
Swatters ft 3 six .50-caliber machine guns. enemy to unload - --- -

Hospital WAVES 6 I On some models four 20-mm. can bombs and machine gun slugs, FOR SALEI.itiag Large room In beautiful hemt'
WAVE Officer % 4 the On one of these patrols two enlisted Mr. Cora B. least, Uti 7 Ortega
non replace guns; suite, good condition,
It ;r.t A & R (582) 4 S room
r;' Blvd, Thone 2-1964.!
r' gunners of 44 became the 10.
4 I More than 6,000 Corsairs have 50. Additional forking chair $
1; ;'' Hospital Nurse ::4 6 first Black Cat personnel ever to IUI-A Hancock St. on fetation.HomehoM .
*" ; MI I) 9 been built by Chance Vought Aircraft shoot down an enemy plane in FOR SALE
TJ I INS 0 9f" division of United Aircraft night combat. t'fleetl. Including bed, Combination radio-phonograph irmenon -
ti Corporation designer of the Corsair :.... wicker furniture! and trlbi. 1'hene ). Excellent condition. can
-- R. A. Clark, 8309.
Negro Team Plays; more than 3,000 by Goodyear 2-888i. --
Aircraft Corporation Akron Ohio Service Personnel
The N A S Negro Civilian Base Aeronautical May FOR RENT Return train ticket to Seattle sic! ioian
"a and 735 by Brewster Double room. !!il'nll'e couple preferred irancitco. it. Snyder, Tel. 2-449.
ball
Team will meet the New Deal Wire Father's
" } Corporation no longer in production GreetingsMembers Share bath >o children!
-.,,. All Stars at 2015 15 June 1945. on the Corsair of the Armed Services $10 per veek. tin;. Blanton, 3899
1931 Ford Model A, $150. Pan
The will be at Durkeer Oak bt, Tel 1-893.
: game, played" --iiI- Army, Navy Marine. CoastGuard It'Ji.: AM2e Bldg. ill, NATTC
." Jacksonville.ieia, locaiea on jviyriie Avenue in Regs Against Uniform and :Merchant Marine Two month only (July and August Phone
1 may send felicitation messages on two rOGm. one bath One double
t't's Admission will be 7 room 'IS pn 'I't'k. Two adjoiuinsroom. 1930 DeSoto sedan Reed tires
Father's
Shaver been Violators Are Tightened Day, 17 June 1945, it has
r 1', son and reservations .. our With double bed one with Runs fine. $17$. En,. C. Llencay,
been disclosed by W. C. Moore, single bed. 120 't't'k. Phone Ituq set, Phone 491.
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made for white spectators. Tick More drastic action will be superintendent of the Western Mr.. Fsknaner, 2):6.; :
.' ets may be purchased from the following taken against violators of Naval
Union. Telegraph Company Jacksonville Trailer. New 24 fe.
r to Moon. t. Excellent -
located at
men Supply uniform regulations according
.I Florida. Large front bedroom tuitable for tires, electric brake, Venetian
! : Bldg. No. 110. Station Order No. 61-45 which The feat brought a "well done"to 'I'nlt't'n.an and wife. Mr. J. B. blind, mutually beautiful Interior
Fred Davis Frank Courtney was released last week. the and Into, 4119 Astral Avenue, Murray and well kept. John Is. Dulin, Sic,
I. James Lundy and James Sapp. Enlisted personnel attached to from Rear ship Admiral the Marine A. E. Group Montgomery Hill. l'h08e811t'. Air Base Trailer Camp \nkon.

--ii-!t this: command who are reported
'. Commander Fleet Air Bedroom with small sitting room. House trailer Factory made Ha
, New devices and collar In.'It for minor violations of uniform
I" cap West Coast who said: "This probably Private bath. *I7 per week. Mr. built on collapsible room Two prewar
signia are now being issued tb accredited regulations will receive two hoursof surpasses all previous records George 11. Baldwin I'hone 2-3788, 715 tire* in excellent eondition.Contact .
i Navy War Correspondents. intensive instruction in the in Naval 3715 Ortega Bl\d. Alice Hamme. AMHSe. at
: Aviation
and is
The cap device in two proper wearing of the Naval uniform Tel. S-9119, Trailer Village, flit *
doubly impressive since accomplished Main .
sizes to be worn on the officer's providing it is the first of- without accident." Two room. Share bath. (U per St.Living
hat or the garrison cap, consists fense. No loss of liberty will result week .Mr' *. F. A. B.rroulh Sill
--ii-! Park bedroom and dinette
of the Naval officer's insigne in if the offense is not aggravated suites. room tail Lt. Hill. Ext. 788.
'' gold and silver with a gold "C" and the instruction is successfully Composite Squad 88 Double ---
bath. Convenient
adjoining
room -
, ti' superimposed on a silver shield. completed. A warning Returns From PacificAfter to bum-en.. Rate $10 per week. Murray House, Hill fnrnliilied tertion.or Contact unfurnished.thief
: ..J I' Collar pins are miniature gold oak slip, however will be placed in the Mr.. U alter JlGtl. 3678 Valencia Hit. Machinist H.' ('. Dill*, for ..ppGlft&nll'l' -
,::J I n leaves indicating that correspondents offender's service record. flying as part of theNavy's Tel 21618.TraUn & I'hone hxt. 8655.
hold the assimilated rank of Second offenders will be broughtto big floating tactical air

lieutenant commander with a silver Captain's Mast, the order force in three major amphibious vpaeefor ten Icemen. Plenty Sailor MISCELLANEOUS and; wife want apartment WANTS
or
of shade with garden upare. Nee ;
"C" on them. states.BASEBALL operations Composite Squadron Mr. 6102 It,,., near room Have 4 month old baby: Anthony
Tlmaquana
___ u ,__m_,____ 88. one of the Navy's escort car i I"e''eonnett.Modern Haley lUno. ARM3c. Radio maintenance -
J rier squadrons has ended an eight. lei. 140.

GAME month combat tour in the Pacific all l room bungalow to hare onl..onfto drive 1941 sedan from
The baseball between the Station'' Fliers and by returning to the States for with Navy couple 153 'haron lid, JachNontllle to Denver at end of June
game leave. .. J, d. KoHcnfield. rieane call ,Lt. Brown at 2-1486.
' Camp Blanding U. S. Air Forces, previously 'scheduled --ii-!

: for 1700,' 16 June, will be played at, 1500, 16 _Juno, in- Just because "Wave is well oiledIs Large Very,. tool room with"Hhare kitchen,bath,privilege(60 per Driving Desire male to Ran passenger Diego about capable 2. June et

stead. no guarantee that, he won'tsqueal. month Officer and wile preferred. driving and willing to share ex-
..IS May fet. penie Call txt.; $101.



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I r Inspection, Station I'tlr

Civilian Employees' News !, SPPLYr


Address Communications to Editorial Offices :
1 SALLI L
: Personnel Relations Office, Bldg. 13, Box 22 SIlly
Telephone Extension 483
'The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air
News, 'Is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's

Civilian Employees and Is sponsored by the r VA _, ,
Employees' Association for Civil Service Employees Leola Jones y

J Olflcen The Purchase Group 'is biddinga
. William O. Kincald, President Philip D. Myers, Treasurer, sad adieu to Lieut (jg) Jean L.
l Directors Ma&krey, who is being sent to the ;i iJ

George H. Martin .. Mell C. Jackson Naval Supply Depot, Mechanics
''I' burg, Pennsylvania-and, is greet
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Woods
.Philip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffleDaniel ing her successor, Lieut, (jg) Betty '
B. West attached to
R. Whiddon William O. Kincaid recently
Naval Air Station at
News the Quonset
Reporting Staff ,
Point, Rhode Island.
Assembly and Repair:

( Head Reporter................?............................Euleene Wi1( ngham Marie Baravelle (Award) has
Inspection and Survey: resigned to accompany her hus-

Head Reporter--.;Tr-....,,......?......_.._.._......_.._.JIelen M. Styron band who has been detached from f-
Public Works Department: this station. We'll miss you,

Head Reporter...._. ..........._....-..__..Ethel M Shanahan Marie; also Edith Ferdon (Con
Supply Department: tract), I -

Head Reporter ........__.......-..__-._..._.._.._.....Leola Jones Mildred Dawson (Award) had
I to make another rush trip to Rich

mond Va., to see about a second

Mrs. E. M. Shanahan Enjoys was operation deemed for inadvisable her mother, so but she it

her mother back home
Job As Air News Reporter"I with brought her.Ophelia, er

Cooper, SpX)3c( (Ac- ......
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enjoy the diversity that my -' - counting) and Andy Andrews ONt OF THE IMPORTANT Inspection Stations in the Finish

work as Head Reporter of Public Chief Warrant Officer, recently and Fabric Division of A & R Inspection is manned by Mrs. Grace
Works lends to my daily tasks.It became "Mr. and Mrs. in New J. Cyrulik, where she endeavors to maintain proper plating, anodiz-
is an excellent way to uncover Jersey. Good Luck and Much Hap- ing, and other protective coatings of hundreds of aircraft parts.
the hidden qualities of our fellow I piness to both of you! Pictured above she is inspecting a landing gear brake adjusting nut
employees," Mrs. Ethel M. Shana- Minnie Lee Goodman (Personnel for proper plating as to burns, blisters, bare metal and adherenceof
han stated when questlone about ) and Gertrude (Billie) Cox film. ..-. ..
her work on the Jax Air News. (Personnel) are enjoying their va- Mrs Cyrulik reported to the Naval Air Station in September, .
Mrs. Shanahan was born in cations. Minnie Lee is visiting her 1044. She worked as a Mechanic Learner in the Gyro section of the '.JJ
Washington, D. C., but her home parents in Greenville, Florida, Instrument Shop in A & R, and In December 1944, transferred to
was-New York City. Her father's while "Billie" is visiting relatvies] I&S as and inspector. She had previously been employed for a periodof
work took him to many parts of in Washington D. C. four years as inspector with the Cleveland Twist Drill Co., in

the United States and Europe, so Glad to welcome new employeesin Cleveland, Ohio.
Mrs. Shanahan received most of our midst, some of them are: 1 John S. Cyrulik, AOM2c, the other half of the Cyrulik family,
her education in private schools I Mildred Jackson, GraceV.. Taylor has been in the Navy almost four years, approximately half of which
or under tutors. Upon receiving : Leon G. Woodruff, Audrey V. has been devoted to foreign service. For the past year he has been
her B. A. Degree from the University Woodroof, Ethel B. Power, DorisM. assigned duty with one of the squadrons at NAS Jacksonville.
and Arts in -- ----- -- --- -
of Fine Applied Miller, Mary A. Tnwey, Betty
New York City, Mrs. Shanahan Ann Mundee, Betty Uilliaim,
went to Paris, France, where she AAJ' Jean t', Reed, Ronald Livingston, INSIDE PUBLIC WORKS
received a certificate for post- ( Miriam E. Ellison, Lery M. Denmark -

graduate University.work While from attending the Sorbonne the <- Reid, Charles Mary T.L. Smith Croy., ,Dorothy PhyllisM. /-I/ IivisiorlViI1S; ; ; ; Two Softball Games

university she vas employed by Mrs. Shanahan V. Daly; Earl-M. Earp: Byron II.
do- P-1 Division won two softball -- ----
the NathUn Strauss Company +
Brow, and Robert E. hummer.
Ing Industrial Arts designing and structtons plotted to scale are all FAMILIAR SCENES AROUNDYE games recently, 11-3 and 8-1, so afternoon of the longed for down-
of rain made their last mall
illustrating. important items that must be at OLD DEPARTMENT: that Is news! The team is warming pour
delivery barefooted! Left
Upon her return to New York her disposal to keep the maps cur- sonnel Section busy writing lettersto up-Schmidtbauer scored a shoes (non-ration variety precious) in

City she accepted a position color with rent at all times. : those guys overseas early each home run against A & R, although truck as they went in and out
the Delineator Magazine as Aside from this important duty
morning before 8:00 bell rings to
the side buildings. "You know what
wa-
final score was on wrong
stylist and designer for wholesale she Is In charge of the research on
go to work everyone eating ter does to shoes these "
the P-l's!
houses. She did free lance ...work compilation work necessary for while listening to Spike Jones ar- of the ledger for days, they
the home the explained.
various outstanding distribution of buildings of Noticed on way
cartooning plans rangement of "Chloe"] on the phon-
business men for the International all the systems, which are water, ograph personnel wanderingup other evening--Packard car from The Shop Committee has had
Syndicate. "I would attend the sanitation, storm, etc.-a total of and down the side-stairs won Electrical Department doors all news that shortly a pay telephone '
races faithfully and select the male eleven. flew open and everyone piled out booth will be installed in a place
dering when the "coke" is
man and climbed in but frontin
again- conveneint to both building 450
personality to appear In the car- Problems and 'question gonna get here. Time clerks
weekly back and back in front seat! and 451. Formerly it was necessary -
toon-which was published -
Aside from the duties entailedby collecting clock-cards each mornIng
recalled. Were they playing the game "But- to go to the Main Gate and
Mrs. Shanahan
her position Civil Service problems and to
trying explain why ton, button, who hasn't his button everyone will appreciate this welcome .
Career / and current questions are of that particular] card is in that particular '" that goes on immediatelybefore addition.
Embarking upon a career of prime interest to this acthe employee ] place cleaning desks entering gate and also at
marriage Mrs. phanahan went to Serving for a second term, and getting ready to run when the getting out time. Lieut. Comdr. Martin, Division
Newport, R. I., to live, but with- Mrs. Shanahan represents the working day is through, but bell Mrs. Ethel Huffman (Adm. Officer of the P-l's to encouragehis
out neglect of her art. She did IVb) employees of the Public hasn't yet rung to muster out Bldg.), Miss DeWitt's assistant, ball players, has offered a
work for the Little Theatre creat- Works Department as Shop Committeeman I Messengers picking up and distributing collects coins. She received quitea bonus of a new pair of dungareesto
and Her motto is "If the player who, sliding home,
ing their stage settings cos- mail throughout the de- collection from her brother, Pfc.
tume designing. As a hobby she there is no way-we'll make one partment the "line-up" at the Joseph R. Ward who is in Germany tears his pants! Let's go and starta
Joined the Art Association, meet or simply 'bust' trying!" water fountains "window going with the Army of Occupation winning streak! Thompson, S2ca
ing weekly for sketching.Mrs. I Her chief interest in life are her up," "Window going down" The coins came in a sack ( newcomer to P-1), in sliding to
Shanahan came to Jacksonville I two daughters, Clare 10 years that two mile hike to and from and Ethel gave it and contentsa second base tore one leg off uun-
with her husband, the former and Patricia, 7, students at St. the Parking Lot the elevator good dunking before examiningher garees; Lt. Comdr. Martin lustily
Joseph Academy, St. Augustine that won't work former shouted if he stole third he would
, Philip Shanahan, Supervisor employees new acquisition. Many of the II
buy him a new pair! Thompson
of Time Section Accounting and Florida, with whom all non-work just up for a visit. Yep coins appear to be of a lead composition Lt.
obeyed. Comdr. Martin then
Supply Department from Newport hours are spent. never forget in our "War-Time and others have holes in I
R. I., in September, 1940. People and food---a goodly com- familiar scenes around ye ole department them yelled at Thompson, "If you make"
bination-are of ultra special interest and those that we'll I a runbuy you another pail:!
He was one of the original staff of Miss Edna DeWitt (Ad. Bldg.)
Civil Service employees selectedby to Mrs. Shanahan. She Memory Book"-fond memories, is going on vacation and said she Thompson crossed home plate.
Admiral T. Earle Hipp (then thoroughly enjoys cooking special uh-huh, you bet!! plans to stay right in Jacksonville I Thirty seconds laternet result -
1 run 2 pair of pants! P.S.
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dishes for those who enjoy them .
Commander and Supply Officer of -- -- -- -- ------ and enjoy all the comfort of
Lt. Comdr. Martin paid off on the
and her accomplishments include
NAS) to organize the Supply Department home while relaxing.
different colored ink than that of I
spot, AND-ALMOST: AT ONCE!
the recipes of many lands such as
for the station. Our
the current issue. These differ- pretty messengers Sylviaand
Upon the sudden death of her Portuguese, Russian, French, Ital- ent colored stamps are not tech- Brooksie (Adm. Bldg I, theElectl'ical I Seaman First Winifred Smith
husband, Mrs. Shanahan enteredthe I ian and Kosher. However she ad- errors but never-the-less I (P.W.Lab.) has left for Chester,
nically ,
vocates "cleaning afterward"as ?a., for the big event in a girl's
Public Works De. up
Department, ; when they get into the hands of I
a game for the guestsshehates lifeto get married. Her
boy
Section art-
sign as a camouflage the public or collectors they be-
to wash dishes! friend was back from 30 months
I
fat In 1942. Under the immediate
April come valuable since only a very 41\
Mrs. Shanahan favors and plays overseas in the Pacific.
direction of Lieut Comdr. few ever get by the inspectors.A OverhaulBy 4.!I
classical music but appreciates an- .
,
Herzburgr, :Mrs. Shanahan com- collector in Washington, D. Mr. Cravasse (Time Section)
pleted plans for various stages of evening of listening to the better C., went to the post office on the Ann Stedie had no special news-said office
concealment and tone-down, in known swing songs and "Jive"tunes. first day of issue of the twenty- Fine Carter I was hot and intact. Promised a

camouflage engineering, assisted ._ four cent red and blue airmail Extra! Extra! Various workersof real good story for next issue on
only by an enlisted man, Philip -- -- -- stamp q 1918, to buy a full sheetof shop 848 and 812 have chipped I the Bowling League, so bowling
Kaplan, Y2c. 100 stamps for his collection.He in and bought "Joe McGee," the 'fans be on the look-out! .
CamouflageSuch I Rare Stamps Are passed the clerk $24.00 and received wounded veteran whose name ap- C. O. Loveland (Inspection) was
camouflage was effectedfor the sheet in return. Im- peared recently in connection witha on a business trip to New York .
use: at the NAS Jacksonville agine his excitement when he Nazi prisoner's, a hundred dol- City. Compared to Florida it was t'
and all dependent activities under : Not Always OldThis found himself gazing at 100 stamps lar War Bond. We, of the Electric cold--rainy too, but finally cleared
I
its cognizance. In addition to her with inverted centers! The collector Shop, are proud of Pvt. McGee and was spring-like
,camouflage work Mrs. Shanahan' ( U one of a series of articles promptly inquired if there and think he's one swell American Cleda Hitch (Inspection) and
also filled the roll of first female on stamps and stamp collecting were any more sheets like the one The bond, with a letter, will I her husband Lt. (jg) Hitch, have
draftswoman to serve aboard the II written by M. T. Crum he had Just received. It has been be sent to Walter Winchell. Let's just returned from a trip to MichIgan 4

station. ley, a civilian employee of this told that the surprised post office listen to Winchell for further and Indiana. She is very ...
The 8 foot framed colored wall I Million.! -Ed.) clerk then demanded the returnof news. happy now as he is attached to J
maps that hang in the offices of Rarities in stamps are not exclusively the defective sheet, but the collector Martha Holloway has four days' the A&R Dept. .I
Commander E. Thouren, Design confined to old stamps. stood his ground and kept leave to visit her son, Dick in Roy D. Dawson (Inspection) is .,
Superintendent Contract Supt., An error in printing is liable at his lucky purchase. Within a few Virginia. Dick is In gunners' on vacation. Visiting in Pennsylvania .,
Maintenance Supt., and Utility any time to create a great excep- days, this fortunate stamp collec- school there and expects to ship --.another believer in do it
Supt. are :Mrs. Shanahan's workof tion among the current issues. I tor. sold the entire sheet to a syn- out shortly. Lot's of luck, Dick, early
art She also keeps up the large All stamps of two or more colors dicate of Philadelphia stamp deal- and good shooting! Jo Ann McFadden, Sic, from
colored maps of the outlying sta- must be run through the printing ers for $15,000.No : G. Brittle had a taste of Army wheeling, W. Va., Is a welcome addition ";;1
tions. These maps are issued the presses two or more times. more of the twenty-four cent life last week when he went to to the P-l complement She \ ,
first of every year. The physical Sometimes the printer will turn airmail stamps with Inverted cen- Camp Blanding for his physical.But is attached to P, W. Lab. )')
factors that are brought up to the paper wrong side to during the ters were discovered so this rare Uncle Sam finds that Civil Another Division party in the ,a
date at the beginning of each second or third run, which resultsin error rapidly rose in value and to- Service can't do without his good offering. Watch column for details '
month are new buildings, differ- a sheet of stamps with one day one of these stamps is worth work. Tough luck ? .,
ent samples and colors telling part of the design turned upside about $3,500: a copy. The sheet of That red headed singer of sweet Contract has a,newcomer, Lieut. 1
whether they are under construc- down. Collectors describe stampsof 100 stamps for which a collector I songs Ruby Myers had a week's A. A. Lamont (CECYS) ( ) USNR '
tion, and proposals for future proj- this type as inverted center, originally paid the. small sum of I leave. Her brother, Arnold, returned who has come here from a long '11? .
ects. Mrs. Shanahan keeps her- Most of these errors are detectedand ;( $24.Oft, today has a value of over home after 33: months tour of overseas ,duty In the Brit- ,:
o self well] acquainted with "what's destroyed at the printing, office a. quarter of a million dollars. I'I'I abroad. ish Solomon Islands ,Florida, : ,
going on" because completion and never get into the handsof I I Meanwhile the regularwvariety with I Good ole' summer time is' ,here Island, Tulagl, Guadalcanal, BQUgalnville -
dates of all buildings, their use, the general public or collectors. I the aeroplane,right side:up in still and the workers in Electric Shopare ,Guam and New Cale-
the appropriation, and future con- Sometimes the printer will use a of no particular value. I happy to know that three fans .donla.Ii '

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Inspection & Survey New Safety Caps Make Jilt ,; I


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Reactions <>/ A Relumed Serviceman;

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By ROBERT F, TAYLOR I By Helen M. Stjron I I opportunity for many of us to get
Mat Ion Safety Engineer Those of you who failed to read I our conscience clear by buying as

an article written by First Lieu many extra: War Bonds as it Is ,
tenant Robert M. Chapin, of the possible for us to buy My experience -
1 1
U.: S. Army, addressed to the edi- In working In War Bond
tor of a local newspaper, makinga drives is that it is a very easy

I WANT TO HELP I front page story, surely failedto task to sell bonds to people who
( get an excellent picture of just have sons, daughters, a husbandor
MV COUNTRY how some' of our service men have relative in service, and cape
( JW WORST WAy 1 been forced to feel by Home of our clally foreign service. They know

1 tAN American citizens at home. that this is one of the quickest
Lt. Chapin, a native of Jackson- means of getting the war over and i
(5EE 7NANAHONAL TSI) ville, lived for three years on having that loved one back at ( I'

monkeys, lizards, snails, bats and home. They know that the war _
anything available while hiding in is not over, and there is a hard r
the Philippines from the Japs. He struggle ahead. We know so s I
l' has recently returned home and is many who are doing everything ,
now recuperating from the effectsof possible to get back to living a
I
{ I"I hardships experienced. When normal life again.I Mi. Williams MM. Stevenson
i .; asked of his reactions to want to tell of a man who I
personal you The new safety caps recently issued by the Assembly and Repair
the attitude of the people of the was a real soldier before he, was ; Department have made a definite hit with the women workers. :Several
I U S. 'concerning the war situation ever issued uniform; a man from manufacturer submitted", model for consideration. The one finally I
i he said he was amazed that whom many of us can learn an excellent (elected was chosen because It combined the requirement of'safety'' ,

tA'-1" anyone should complain about any I lesson. This man, a civilIan comfort, and "smartness, It I 1M of navy blue feltlth a snood of rayon
I hardship here at home. entered on duty at the Naval jersey" which filM snugly and keeps the hair well under control
I
I "My second reaction," stated Air Station 17 November 1941 as Under prevailing safely' regulation It l IN necessary that all women .
i Lieut. Chapin, "was one of dis- an Inspector of Engineering Ma who work in, or whose duties take them Into the shop area, have the j
appointment that the people I > terial. During his employmenthere I hair covered and under control. They may either furnish their own J
um COUNc/t/ I came in contact with (not all of he has put forth every effortto I caps-or the new "safety, caps will be Issued to them.upon request iII
LF/rS ALL THINK them) couldn't see far enough to'' make his division better placein II F Picture were taken in the shops to illustrate the point that a ..

When the cause analysis of an realize that the inconsequential which to work. A short time woman's hair may he her crowning glory and still be safe' around t! |
accidental injury is curried back I conveniences and sacrifice that ago he was ordered by his draft I machinery, which all goes to show that when one can look as attractive ti
far t'nough'ery frequently it will they have to make here at. home I board to report for a physical examination I a% do these two young women It i* better to Near the new safety",
be found that "someone did not j (taxes, food rationing, etc.) areI I which he did cheerfully. I bonnet and choose the side of safety in maintaining your lilr- think" or if he did think, he absolutely nothing In comparison Three weeks ago he received a notice I i _
thought incorrectly. Consider the to what our boys'over there, and ; to report to Camp Blandingfor I
0" often heard statements of many most of the people of the world regular duty in the Army. He I Meet Your Work Improvement
persons made after they had been are enduring. I wonder how many came by'our office to get a final i

injured, beginning with the one have stopped to think that every check-out sheet He approachedme
that has become almost a byword dime paid out in taxes, put Into and said, "Mrs. Styron, I would'' Visiting Nurse ProgranVoiced

; namely, "I didn't think the war bonds, being deprived of any like to help this Department alii I ,I
gun was loaded." Many some unavailable item at home, is going that I can in the current War I Under Secretary of the Navy.
what similar statements are made directly into those things that will Bond drive and would like to invest Ralph A. Bard announced last

by persons who have been involved bring more of our boys and loved what cash money I have in week a proposed Work Improvement -
In industrial accidents. The following ones back quicker." j bonds." I was delighted, but told to
designed provide
are typical."I Knows What It Mean, I I him that it would be impossiblefor Program
additional training for Navy civilian -
didn't think the machine Lt. Chapin is one of the many me to get the bonds ready workers. They will be selected -
who knows for him to take that
would what it means to be day.
start. from approximately 650,000
without adequate equipment such "That's all right," he said "theycan
civilian tradesmen and
Navy supervisors -
"I thought it was shut off.
as planes, tanks, and bullets-- be mailed to me. My money
in shipyards and other
"I never thought about it that I couldn't be in safer than
even food and medical supplies. a place shore establishments."The .
way. We hear our friends and neigh in the hands of Uncle Sam." I
"I didn't think the person would bors complain about food shortage went with him to the War Bond I Navy Department real-
step right in front of the truck" high taxes, only an "A" gaso- Office, and he left his money thereto I izes,' Mr. Bard said in a letter to
"I thought the material was line book, etc. I even heard of a be invested i in fifteen $100.00 all Naval activities concerned, "
piled secuiely." bonds. This I 'that through its war-time train-
lady arguing frantically with a man, .Wilbur Dean
In addition to "not thinking" ing program, an efficient utilization -
grocer last week because he refused Mobley, Inspector of Engineering
many accidents occur also because Materials of manpower has been effect
three weeks
to allow her to buy more agotoday I
some person did not KNOW than three pounds of meat at one a private in the U. S. Army, has ed, personal capabilities developedand
safe and unsafe practice. However time. "I simply must have some been a real soldier for a long time I production stabilized. It is
lack of knowledge Is only another additional ground meat for my Are there many such "soldiers' recognized that a continuation of
'indication of lack of think accomplishments is essentialto
dog" she said. among our civilians on this sta.
ing In as much as one must thinkto The Independence Day "EXTRA" tion? The results! of this War the efficient operation of all
gain knowledge it is clear that Cash War Bond Drive, now Bond Drive will answer this ques T Naval shore establishments in the
indicates lack post-war period. The Department,
lack of knowledge In progress will give an excellent tion.
vt thinkln?. It is true also that .. therefore, has developed a Work
--- -- -
lack of thinking;. is not wholly con I i Improvement Program designed to
fined to the injured person. It is J effectuate these objectives and to
frequently found that the designers Metals & Machines :\lrM. Lammer I standardize" training at all activities. -

and manufacturers of tools As a service to those employeeswho .
equipment, and structures, also lJOIuI.IJuYIIU/ ; To J Guarantee Real! Peace>> report themselves unable to The program will be made available -

those that manufacture, purchaseand __. ---- -- work because of nonoccupationalsickness to apprentice tradesmen who
install these things, fail to By Ruth (l J. Raini-h 1 Tokyo!" or Injury, the Visiting qualify on the basis of a competitive -
think properly and as a result do I Your reporter is pleased to announce Nurse employed by the Personnel examination and to artisans
not provide adequate guard, Bonds! War Bonds! PEACE!! that the inspectors in Met- Relations Department, visits themat (mechanical tradesmen) "who haw
and She's a wonderful girl! Yes, that'swhat their homes. Mrs. Pauline E.
tamper-proof equipment, als and Machines have already demonstrated potential qualifications -
"safe-to-use" devices and equipment the boys in Italy are sa'ingtheRe gone way over their quota: with Lammers has been employed since for supervisory positions."
in general. The purchasers' days. PEACE, she's a won. 1 bond pledges Come on you inspector 1 June in the Visiting Nurse In addition, the training will be
specifications often do not call for derful girl! Well the expressionsare ? let's all get in the step! Progtam. Prior to this time she mandatory for the supervisory
safe devices and equipment. In probably differently put all New people; in our department worked for several years in the grades of leadingman, quartermanand
addition, and further, with regardto over the world but that's the Include: Andrew R. Carlson, Gov- Public Works Department. Mrs. chief quar terman, and shop
lack of thought on the part of Idea- .PEACEVICTORY and ernor Shop; Wilbur Herrington-- Lammers is a graduate of Chil master and foreman.

persons other than those who are LASTING PEACE! I Messenger, And last but not least, dren's Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa., A thorough evaluation of all existing -
injured, it is often true that the Mates, ah of you know that we Lucy M Swinson In Landing Gear and took additional graduate workat programs of training has
thoughtless practice of person who here on the home front can do Shop. Lucy, you remember, was Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore been made by the Training Branch,
removes or tampers with safety more by buying war bonds, writ I i with us before and we all welt Md. Division, of Shore Establishmentsand
devices or who creates and fails to ing to the boys that are over there, come her back! The visiting Nurse will assist Civilian Personnel, and the
remedy unsafe conditions leads and sticking on our jobs, than any I I Talking to Marjorie Sutton in employees In obtaining medicalor best features of the local programs -
directly to Injuries that occur to other way. Let's all dig deep and Instrument Shopalso Tilly Oost- other appropriate care. She have been incorporated into
will render direct medical or nursIng -
other persons. buy our extra cash bond during damboth unusually happy, and service in the Work Improvement Program.
only an
The individual employee himself, this Independence Day Extra why shouldn't they be? Marjorie.whose With her knowledge of emergency.the public The pr'ogr'am, Mr. Bard said, is
being the last link in the chain is WAR LOAN DRIVE between son, Pvt. Marion E. Lynch, and other agencies available to expected to be completed within
the one who can least afford to June 22nd and July 7th. I in a Medical Detachment Bat ,, offer various types of medical care i the next six months and will be
be thoughtless. This Is true because "This is for Tokyo"--This item talion, U S, Army, and who was she will be able to suggest the ''I j conducted locally by Naval shore
it is HE who will be injured was cut out of the Honolulu Advertiser in the second invasion of France, I use of the services appropriate to 1 establishment management
not the others who did NOT recently and we thoughtit writes that he is well and expectsto the employees respective case. i -_. -
G THINK so good we felt we should passit be back in the states before I Employees absent due to non. I
-- ------ too long. Tilly Oostdam will be
ft to :
on you I occupational sickness or Injury areto Air Group 20 Has
Price Curbs Amended THIS IS TOKYO away several days, visiting in De- notify their department before
The end of the trail in Europehas Land at home There's a special 1000 of the day of absence. At
To Aid Veterans been reached, but Uncle Samis reason for going at this particular this time they should also report: Brilliant RecordNavy
badly in need of traveling expenses time too! Yes, her brother, (1) Nature of Illness; (2)) Their

Washington (CNS) Price and for the still rocky: road. to S/Sgt. Ray Oostdam, USMC, is correct home address; ((3) Whether fighter pilots of Air Group
rationing regulations are now be- Tokyo I there on leave. Ray you remember they ate going to the doctor for Twenty while attached to an .Es
ing amended in order to give special I I The bill Is up to us- .$27.000.000is served overseas in the Pacific treatment or expect to be treatedat sex-class earlier in the Pacific, escorted -
consideration to honorably discharge Hawaii's share in the nation's 18 months, until last year, at home. bombers with such
veterans of the present war seventh war loan drive. That which time he was stationed in "Regulations, Governing the Ap- perfect
I did
combat that not
precision they
who are interested in setting up sounds like a lot of money, andIt Texas. plication of Annual, Sick or Un- 'lose
small business entetprises. Pre is for an area as small as is | Talking to Mrs. Ada V. Sanchez, authorized Leave" have been published 1 one dive-bomber or torpeoo1 -
bomber to aircraft in 1,155sorties
Administrator Chester Bowles said Hawaii, with a total populationnot Inspector in Fabric Shop, concerning in a booklet of the same enemy
the revisions ale of price regulations as great as the city of Seattle, 1 herself and all the different name. This booklet contains Station before retuinlng home on
restricting the field 'to those and considerably smaller than San places she has lived which included I Order No. 18-45 of 10 March i leave recently. "
-. who were In it before a certain Francisco. | Spain, she promised she will giveus i 1945 as well as answers to many i I! This remarkable record was
the
( date," and also include "several of The bill, however large, will be a report on these places at a I of the questions on leave prob- I achieved by the air group on
last
later date. In the meantime shega'e lems. Copies of this booklet tour of duty which it began
our rationing regulations, especially met. Hawaii has a record to protect j may
in the case of sugars, fats and In the last six drives, the us this news, which is very I' be obtained from the employee's \ August :31 as part of the striking
Fast Carrier Task
It Is issued for information might of the
department.
.
oils" territory has not only met its i much appreciated."I t
The American Legion had requested quota, but has always gone .over find my work in the Fabric- guidance and compli- I Forces.
Grumman
that the OPA remove obstacles the top. Dope Shop very interesting says I ance by all Civil Service employees I Navy pilots', flying
F6F tht'lrper'fect
Here in the Pacific, the Mrs. Sanchez. The Fabric Shopis Hellcat ( ) fighters, gave
of deadly
in the way servicemen
I ..___ ___ escort protection to thegsoup's
seriousness of war is a manufactured Shop and many
entering business' contending thatin constantly
G Curtlss' Helldiver d i v e-
a number of Instances veterans about us. The people are consciousof different things are worked on, in Expert Medical Panel I bombers on 640 strike sortie over

t had been unable to obtain rationed the nearness of tragedy and addition to covering all fabricated 'enemy targets and 43 searches, and
" food supplies! and other allocated the ghost of it which hovers In surfaces. All flight gear is re- Named To Aid Veff 1 to its Avenger torpedo-bombers on

property needed to stock stores our midst We see the best of the paired; all rubber goods and leather 'Washington (CNS) B/Gen. 437 strike sorties and 35: patrol

.. they proposed to open. nation's young men walking our : goods and canvass goods are Frank T, Hines, Administrator of 'missions A sortie is one combat
,*-*' - streets one day, and it is hardly I manufactured there. Her time is Veterans Affairs, revealed that a I flight by one plane.
Announced Okinawa losses include more than the next that some are j divided between the two shops- 'I 15-member medical panel, composed '. .l -
-Army: 3706 killed and I:, back, destined for beds in the military Fabric and Dope of the nation's leading doctors I
Missing, 13,010 wounded; Marines: I I hospitals.! Some do not re- Our Principal Inspector, V. A, will serve as an advisory! At present! the Navy has 26
1,626 killed and missing! 7,433 tuin. Dekle, seems a little over-worked, committee on the treatment of vet carriers and 65 escort carriers,
wnundrd; and Navy: 4,270 killed I When you buy your war bond or could it te he is thinking how I erans.offering from rare types titdifteacea. and many ethers ate under con-

uiid missing, 4,171 wounded. today, mark on it: "This la for very much he would like to join I atr udlon. ty



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Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 14 June, 1945



NATTC 2 Officers Here I Before Pearl Harbor Up To Now J I


; .'

Are Qualified ",\



ENTERTAINMENT "Blimp" Pilots* I'


I Back in 1940 long before this

country SS (Selective Service)

MOVIE SCHEftULE started functioning couple of
young men some 1600 or 1700<

TOOVY-\TRICK THE GREAT with Peggy' Ryan and Donald miles apart scanned the military;
OCooaor: TILE BEACH NUT, color cartoon 1800/ and 2000. and diplomatic horizon and decided .
SATURDAY-THE CORN IS GREEN with Belle Davis; PARE: there was a war in progress
TRIGGER Rue Runny; 1800 and 2000. which certainly would involve the<
SUM v-nox JTAV QU1LL1GAN with William Bendlx andJ.MM United States before it was over tflon"

{ Klondell.: STEPPLV PRETTV, sports, 1500, II OO, and 3000 Ever since they individually 1
) ltoNU.U'XU Tl ESI).AY-NOB 1111.1. with Joan Bennett. and reached that conclusion they've
? George. Raft: SILKS l'ATAl.tranlugu...; NAVY SCREEN" MAOA- been playing a game of tag with
7INK; MY J\P\N, special' : Navy presentation! ; FOX NEWS, 1800 ami each other. four' times their paths
c 204)0. have crossed in routine, lighter-
WEUXtsU.\Y-SKY'S THE LIMIT with Joan Leslie and 1'redAstalre than-air duty over. the Atlantic

1800/ and at Pearl Harbor before that 7 December .z 'e? v' ',s t r
when getting together was

,- a social pleasure rather than a few4 C ,
bloody bit of combat activity, on 1x
the West Coast, and now at the
Aviation Ordnance Officer Schoolat

I NATTC. 1lt. I ....... -
: j *>mmiwfwaMHMtfmiiwn e' i MItetween
f J. U. Bailey, who alls I classes at the Aviation Ordnance Oflirer School,
1..0.ng"I..."*, "home," was a these two took time out to recall some of their experiences In the
member of the. first NIA'y.1 Navy--experience* which hate taken them most of the way around .1
lass to be' graduated from the world and which have on four different occasions made their.

N ort h\\extern I nlverslty. Right |paths .roH. :1)00."t. t behind him, as! a member uf the IJeut J. W, Baer of C hh'ago.
fourth class, ,, ... .
,
f wax Lt J. W user -
who Hasn'ter>' far from home
while attending the \-1 a<-tl\- 2 Ordnancemen SPLflS"[SfflOmrWTTC

Ity, for Chicago Is "home"

Both had lighter-than-alr flight Get Citations'

training at Lakehurst and both .
are qualified LTA pilots They'v Two Aviation Ordnancemen. now Wfj.

both asked for sea duty and expect attending schools at NATTC last

upon completion. of their Saturday were presented citationsby

:: '. work at the AOO School to bsent Comdr. C, M, Jett, USN, Commanding -
:
to the West Coast ..
as
,
officers. gunnery Officer (acting>, NATTC. --

i. Robert W Logan AOM2c, now By Iauren Burns, YSo '

) jSlt; &d ill.Lt fated Bailey SS Neveda was attached when the to the attending the Aviation Fire Con From out of the pool up pops
Japs
trol School, was awarded a gold
Luther after of her
made their sneak one super
/1I'alr \ attack on Pearl star in lieu of a second Air Medal.
Harbor, When she was beached jacknifes Alongside are BleeJiman
In his citation, Adrn. Harold R.
.. .. I .
.
< "t he was assigned to "temporary du- and Zimmerman who have now
Stark, Commander of the U S.
A of Joan I.eslle at left. and Bennett E" the AA test
*- ty" on "Big and was aboard her Naval Forces in Europe pointed completed swimming
when she was the only U. S. Navy out that Logan was the member ofa -tops Mitchell is perfecting her
carrier left in the Pacific. Meantime own tumbling dive, and "Iwo"
SPECIAL/ E'ENTSAboard crew of a U S. Navy bombing
Baer had gone aboard the plane "carrynlg out anti-submarine Presley prefers water leap-frog.
SS Louisville and was en. route Lots of fun in the pool on sultry
offensive patrols in the Bay of Bis-
from Manila to Pearl Harbor at cay and the English Channel northof evenings Then. there is the swimming -

TODAY at I7 0-BA&EBALL GAME T'L NATTC AIR RVID. the time at the attack. The two 40 degrees North latitude from team practice every. night at
EK* (Mra-sUIIm league), at NATTC Diamoad. continued on their separate ships, ; October 1943 to August 1944 1700 to perfect those strokes.

FRIDAY SOOO-.AEM SCHOOL DANCE, for Clasps SO through but in the same task force through "The thorough conscientious, 'I, Despite the warm weather, the
ftl and other school graduates., Music by NATTC Air Raider, laAuditorium. a great deal of the Pacific action I and able manner in which Logan softball team played. a good game
I In the Gilberts' and Marshalls Monday night and carried away
performed his duties while flying
MONDAY at 1IOLF-1N-OVE GOLF TOURNAMENT, at They moved eastward and Lt. I numerous anti-submarine patrols honors from the Hospital. Nurses

Station golf course. I Bailey found himself. {partldpat.ing in hazardous weather conditions team
TUESDAY at 1700-BASEBALL GAME, M..\.D. n. XA'ITC In the North African ln\a- and areas continually patrolled by Claire Haggerty, PhMJt: hasbeen
(intra-Htatlon league" ), at NATTC Diamond. I ftion. Later. he had a tour of I. enemy fighters contributed materially transferred to permanent

GOLF. STATION COURSE Dally from 0804/ to OOO. Open' tALL o antl-Ntibmarlne{ "' duty In the Gulf I to the efficient. operations of duty in Washington, D. C. RaLarlamme "
personnel. Clubs available at gear locker la NATTC1 Auditorium of Mexico, and recalls. one afternoon I his squadron and to the, successful currently writes trout
GOLF INSTRUCTION for NATTC personnel by U. W. Reynolds, SA)2c p I when his own ship and a prosecution of the anti.submarine Minneapolis Minn, and Natalie
sub played tag most of the "' Wlmbrow U at In Kan
( 1SH( to 1330. Sign up at attack) afternoon offensive present *
HOSTESS HOlSh: open dally from 1530 to 2100. Saturday and -within sight of :Mobile. Adm. R, A. Spruance issued the I ass City, Mo
unJiy: from 1100 to %100. Fur NATTC enlisted. personnel<< and relative Meanwhile, Lt Baer had gone citation commending Edward D.I I Quite a ceremony. took place at
and on patrol In South America, and Bks 54 the other
when
guest I Stackhouse, AOM2c. attending the morning
NATTC 1.IBKKopen dally from 0800 to 3100. even yet remembers that ai some Aircraft Turret School and authorizing the WAVES were presented witha
BOWLING dally at Milp Service from 1200 to 20X0. I pretty mean duty. He was stationed him to wear the Commendation I: small member of the canine family .
SHIMMING IUII.Rt''l'f'atlon 1 Period for Enlisted It'n's a good long way from any Ribbon It was For distinguished by the Marine Corps
Gue K" Wives, WAVES from 1800 to :2100 at SA'IT pool thing resembling civilization and service and meritorious Signs of domesticity are seen
(Sign up at "dock, ) had a half dozen crews under him acheivement in the line of his pro- In various coiners lately. Redmanis

Ashore They expect to weather It out fession as a leading aviation ord. handy with the mending needle,
together after finishing the coursed nanceman from 1944 Sessions is busily
SUNDAY-Trip to Silver\ Springs for all S'ATfC personnel. and AOO School but January to laundering
; eve in a
January 1945 His technical skill whites, and Heide and Rhodes
gu*..U. Ticket* ${88 round trip. Bus leases at 0830 froit circle outside happy war-born friendship such as turn
efficiency and devotion to out a beautfiul from the iron
Main (.ate, Leaves Silver duty jot,
Springs at 1800( Special rates for has developedr between the two, contributed ing board
servicemen! and women at Silver Springs there a bit of unpleasantness materially to the success -
JACKSONVILLE n.\CII.S-n" leave at frequent interval Lt. Baer is much the taller of the: of the and operations against the Jo Lubben had to give a detailed

from Union Bu< Station, corner Bay and llogan StreetsSurf Imtliln)g two and an interchange of uni enemy the. were in accordancewith explanation that the new WAVE
highest traditions of the
an.I other recreation at one of world tlnest ocean b a'hN. Butt forms just Isn't practical, but the United States insignia on her hat did not mean
Navy. she was a Chief.
fAre 25<-, laundry they say doesn't see it
NAVY MOTHrR'S HOSTESS IIOLSr' 101 Fast Church Street that way, and with identical inItials -
-JWB," Get Admirals' Commendations -I
U>O CKNTER at 1'Ji West lorvMh Street; above' Blanding Bu s too much time th..y're spending far _
Station, Church and Nev'nan Street; 311 West. Diival street. US( straightening
WOMEN: DIVISION at 43 West Monroe Street. ) returned laundry, ::1
I I *
NATTC Sect ol Jax Air News U published at expense of Welfare an
Recreation Department. I I "
--- -' --0- ____ ____ _._ ____ LIBRARYNOTES .

Dee Wayment, SKV3c, I' AEM Dance Is On ''I IngIn For hot the weather shade we a suggest pitcher ly of

Gets V-7 Appointment'' Tap Friday NightIt took something cold to drink and a good lJ
Actually we can supply only -
Another man from NATTC has I may not be consistent with the book, but between the Welfare "'

l been approved for the Navy's V-7 i the weather, but "winter" is scheduled Department and the Bureau of
for a return engagement at Naval Personnel. we can do a fair = M "
program of training, and after attending
I NATTC. job| of It. By the last Best-seller. I : 1
a brief refresher course at I That the theme for the AEM list we have all the fiction and i I f' .

Rensaelaer Polytechnic Institute at I Winter Carnival fourth in a seriesof !. most of the non-fiction You may ( i Ill 'tIq ,

Troy, N Y, will be sent to a U. S' NATTC student dances on tap have to wait your turn for some .....
Naval Reserve Midshipmen'sSchool. [ tomorrow night at the Auditoriumwith of the more popular things- such ..
music by the Air Raiders as Forever Amber but- we can .
I Dancing will begin at 2000 and find: sometihng to fill up the time. '
The latest to benefit from this continue until 2300. Received this week from WashIngton -111

type of Navy education .U Dee t tW..de Arranged for ARM School and waiting for takers: .. .

Wayment, SKV3c, who until classes 30 through 45, special Umtrong .Th* Innocent Flower' .. -, :;
last Saturday was an Instructorin guests will include ARM "B" and fSaker r. . Party t Line t;;; ,
I Baum . ... . Yankee Woman : Topa {
KV
the Aviation Storekeeper School i school: students graduates of Brand . .. .. . .Sllverllp's Search
After getting his primary store- AFC AOMB( ). Turret and AP CalAweli' . The Wide House -1
keeping training at Sampson, Schools, WAVES and civilian girls, Christie . . Remembeied Death I
I Plans are in the hands Cohen . . Danger In Paradise .
attendad the Aviation of a com- M
Wayment >ltmey, . Murder on a Tangent ,
Storekeeper School here and upon mittee headed by J. M. Bean, S2 c, Ford Philadelphia! Murder Story t t rt ;
graduation became an instructor Class E-3. ;jiJn; .?r. .'Jhe Case of the Cold

March 21 At Sampson, he finished -- ---- --- (r/'U'T., . . .dlunei Iak* Three Purse Tenses 4
third In a class,of 91, Cook: Can you dress a chicken Khkbrhl..Wlnd. Blow Gently: ,;
? 1.'FnjCl.. . . . .Small Rain t
Upon completion of his training Boot: Not IcLean. ,. .. ..,. .A Moment of Time .L ,
In Supply at the Midshpimens on the money the tolsrsll.' ..,,.. ... .Died In the Wool 0 :
School, he id scheduled to be commissioned Navy is paying meA MUra . .. .. . Pipe Night J
j I Plllrrlsh I . . . Poor Child X < ;
an Ensign sailor ordered a Prokosch. . . .Age of Thunder tat L Y d S 14Ir
steaks rare
Wayment attended the University Cylvestet .
Uuy I
of Utah In Ogden, where he'' It came out rare, very rare. He ' '. .Cuckoo Spilngemple Time!; "" ....-"' """ "" "___,_,,, .""" '.Hw' ''''wComdr. -...____.. .. _
was an honor student in the School demanded it be taken. back and tlsson! Am.3tIra'r 'ar Eastern: P"llcy C, M. Jett UsV, Commanding Officer (acting/ ) NATTC
of Business Administration cooked ''Wr! ... . . "n Joe'Bromfieid second from left, and Lt. Comdr .1C. I'\ Blylhe!, Executive Officeracting '
Pleasant
"It's already cooked," the waiter Valley ( left with E.: D ta .kliouse. AOMir and 1C W. -
L__ k allt Ulter. The frai Shore:; ), pose < Logan.
snapped. Utcllfl The Science Yearbook J941: AOM'Jc: at the latter two were presented. illation by ()orndr, Jett r
Overheard at a dance: "And fur- Cooked. hell. retorted the sail hnmpin Joe, the Wounded Tennis last Saturday, StarMiotise. was commended by Adm It, A. Sprnanre
furthermore, that U not one of I II ,or. "I've seen cows hurt worse Toiischua. Through I Player for services' In I the Pacific, and Logan's came from Adm. Harold R.
Japan one Eyes
I '. the four freedinrs" I than than and they got well. Wulfert I American l.uenlllj. Stark fur services In the Atlantic.Qge .


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14 ,June, 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven ,




Rocket Firing I WAVES Brighten Area Around Their "Navy Home" ID .A. 1.


waves



New 2 SchoolsStudents FeatureIn //illffluLINfiS i



at the Aviation Ord-

nance tion Ordnance Officers and Schools Advanced will Avia-fire ; I By Corp. Herb Johnston Jr.

rockets today at the Naval Air It's been almost two weeks now "
I Water. since Sgt. Vernon "Ham" Ham-
Gunners School at Yellow
:
became the father of a baby
j I The rocket firing is a new featureof mer
the training at these schools and girl. Matter of fact, little "Gail"

is made possible by the cooperationof has already demonstrated strong
'NATTC and NAGS. tendencies toward a stage career, '
since both her mother and father f
.i Enlisted personnel and student I
are show people. Anyway, according -
officers of NATTC will assemble,
to Ham his daughter has the
I ,
load and fire rockets from the
I of the stage at
center every per-
M
of an SB2C1 (Helldiver)
cockpit a formance, which is as it should be,
which practical training will
sup- except he's Just a bit weary of the
the class-room to
study
plement 4 wee sma' hours she chooses to put

great advantage. on the shows. Weary, but cheery

Commander Edward E Dolecek, that's the Ham!
USN, commanding NAGS, has
Another proud papa is Sgt. Jer-
-
made the ground facilities avail- -Last September: r--r: shortly after the first group of WAVES reached NATTC, several of them ry "The Judo" Stahler. The Stah-

able under the supervision of Lt. "turned to," determined to make their barracks something homier and more attractive than It was ler's son was born at 0630 Monday,

J. F. Spaullng, Training Officer, when they first moved In. At left, some of the WAVES are shown a* they set out to brighten up the 11 June; weight, 9 Ibs. 2 ozs. .
while the firing will be exclusively then dirt-covered lawn at Barracks 54. At right can be seen the fruits of their' labors-a flower, wow, that's a lot of boy! Espe-

under the direction of Lt. James grass, and tree bedecked area In front of the barracks; a decorative feature which catches the eyes cially interesting to no one, except
Ellor for the Aviation Ordnance
of most men and women as they first set foot on NATTC for a tour of duty. your MAD colyoumust, ia the fact
Officers and Lt. (Jg) R. G. Heff- that Jerry's junior-type Superman

ner for the Advanced Aviation was born on our birthday. For

Ordnancemen. Five NATTC Sailors Will AppearOn that reason and because of the fact

Lt. Commander Archie Freels, we are now old enough to vote,
formerly Olnof NATTC's Ord- StOP'S OMPANYpROFlES we'll always remember 11 June

nance School and currently exec Coast-To-Coast Radio ProgramNATTC 1945.:

at Yellow Water; Lt. Comdr, Philip And now, if we may be serious )

Dalton, O-In-C, Advanced Avia- personnel will be featured { for a moment (which is doubtful), t
tion Ordnance School; and Lt, in "Breakfast in Hollywood," we offer sincere congratulationsto

William Camp, O-In-C, Aviation nationally known radio show to Elliott Is Bond Sgt. and Mrs Hammer and Sgt.

S Ordnance Officer School, an- be aired from Jacksonville on 21 and Mrs. Stahler

'nounced that \isltnig party to June as a part of the Seventh War Contest WinnerWhen Speaking of babies being born
include Commander C. M Jett, act- Bond campaign i "
It looked the other evening as If
ing commanding officer NATTC it comes to dreaming up
; Staged by Tom Brenneman and 1st Wm. Robertson
Sgt. were
Lt. ,Comdr. R. }o'. BIythesuperin heard over a coast-to-coast net ideas to help make the Seventh There's no telling where a first
going to have to stand guard
tendent of and other Extra Cash War Loan drive the aid will take
training, dig- work, the show will be presentedat course you mount as naked as the day he
nitaries will be on hand to observethe 1100 from the Florida theater mightiest investment yet made by In Harold T. Brown's case, it led was born.. The way we heardit

first "turkey shoot." Others stage with at least a $25 War Navy personnel, Archie B. Elliott, to his being a licensed assistant the "Top" left his clothes in

from NAGS will include Lt. S, F Bond purchase as the price of admission CSpX( ), stands at the top of the funeral director back in Virginia the office, stepped across the
Phelan O-in-C of the and heap among officers and enlistedmen
Ranges, Under Lt. Comdr. R F Blythe, hall for a brisk shower return**!
at the Naval Air Station.
Lt. P. P. Cox assistant training Spontaneous and unrehearsed' Brown is yeoman-in-charge In the to dress!' and discovered that hU

officer expressions from the audienceare j At least that's _the ,indication Training Department. He is studious faithful boy, Savitt, had. locked>
_._ of "Breakfast in1I0llywooll" t from the results the door
? high spots
rt -- and
and NATTC men ; +yy of the 4 July in :! By the time 1st Sgt. Robertsonhad

named to participate in the Poster Contest ance, with rounded something to wear
Reporter Gasps up ,
just completedin
broadcast are representative' of which the air of quiet he had lost all the cooking, sooth-
$
those trained In the specializedfields surance w ing effect of the shower, to
say",
chief is attached
For Breath At who -
that go to make up the makes him nothing of his temper and any
to the en-
navj's air forcesThe men are for his Job, enous kindly thought he might have been,
Visual Aids division
Perfume Counter C. 1\. i purman, SKV Ic, of San of the- of the more harboring at the moment for Corp.
\
Iternandfno, Calif.; J, L Duffey, NATTC Techni- portant Dan Savitt.

By this time you have probably AFClc, of "'althamIWofll"! and cal Trai'ning i posts in When Corp Raymond Jones and

heard of the WAVE who was Bay Shore, N. Y.; It. K. Harrison 7 Depart ment, center his Message Center mighties turn
shopping for perfumes in Ship'sService AOMTSc, of 1\Iontdalr, N. though helisted
out for a of softball they
game go'all
-
A. 13. Elliott the prize
J, J, D. AEM3c> of copped
and much to the amaze- ; lllchlwiirg, as a YeoII.. T. Brown\ out," literally knock them-
of in War Bonds
first award $200
' ment of the clerk, insisted that she Chattanooga, Tenn., and J. K. Last he took second prize in man Third Class in the Navy as a selves out, After a game last
,
wanted Chabala, pX)3c'A( ) ), of year of 1943
just an ordinary perfume a similar contest, being topped by "Seabee" in November' week, there wasn't an ablebodiedman
(since the super duper varieties she Roscland, Chicago. another NATTC man. Brown was sent from Camp Pearyto in the crew Private Shea-

had previously tried had broughttoo Brenneman, one of the nation's NATTC, as a yeoman in the ley had a stiff knee to match the
mnay sailors and marines out top radio showmen, has used his Chief Elliott hails from Shef- Radar School. In December of last chronic condition of his upper lip;

of hiding air program to promote many field, Ala., originally, but spent year he was assigned to Training, Corp. Floyd Longenbaugh's feet

As she expressed it, her life was public causes. On one occasion, several years in Jacksonville before which office encompasses Physical, were a mass of blisters on accountof

no longer her own when she "breakfast" guests raised $10,000for entering the Navy. Althoughhe Military and Technical training. he was breaking in- a new pairof
artist he'salways
isn't a professional ,
swished down the street leavinga a swimming pool for service derived a lot of pleasure Brown is a Virginia son, from sneakers; Pfc. Art Rarick had
trail of hither" personnel. The payoff really Born in he little that looked
"come in the air. from "piddling" with brushes and way back. Culpepper, a finger more
These beau-bait aromatic mixtureshad turned up, however, when Bren attended school in Lignum, and like a thumb from catching a
and likes too to think
colors
; up
proved their effectiveness as neman pointed out that towels slants old The studied business administration at screaming base hit on the end of
new on subjects.
far as she was concerned. One would be needed by men using the matter of thrift, he observes, isn't Southern Brothers Business Uni- it; and boss-man Jonesey had noth-

brand which she refused to name pool. Something like 50,000 tow- anything new, and as for purchasing versity in Washington, D C nig but misery in his aging joints.

had won for her a tall and handsome els deluged his office. War Bonds-it's just a question Now a Y2c, Brown is married And when we say "miserable

sailor and at least for the The Jacksonville broadcast will of coming up with a new an- and has a six-j'ear-old daughter, joints" we know whereof we

time being she was content to let be sponsored by Station WPDQ, gle on the old subject of economic Olivia. After the war, Brown says speak; we've seen a lot of 'em in.

well enough alone. a Blue network affiliate. preservation.The "I'm going to Mortuary School in our day

I'pon this and ___ __ ... for embalmer's
hearing !story -- At---- Indianapolis, my -----"'=!.----
chief tied the of 4
the success!! which a few drops! A commander in one of the air- thought license. Then I think I'll take up
of liquid, pleasant to the olfactory July and Independence Day very roots in Virginia again." Hill Garbe, former HollywoodStar
craft warning units was using the
neatly into his poster, suggestingthat first baseman, is stationed
nerves, had brought, we decided --
radio transmitter to talk to pilotsof
to Investigate the perfume two airplanes who were direct- Navy personnel write their Pvt. Millard (Dixie) Him ell, out with the Seabees at Camp Parks,
own Declaration of Independenceby Calif., while Hob Kahle, erstwhile
market. Should you he on the ing fire fighting fielder-pitcher property of the
verge of transfer to another station groups putting their "John Hancock"on Cincinnati Reds and who last third sacker with Hollywood, now
One of the pilots kept replying a War Bond application. receives his mail at Shoemaker
we suggest for the last evening played with Syracuse of the International
"1 Will Return" or "Follow to the commander's" commands, Officers representing the several League, has notified his Field, Calif. Vince DiRlasI, who

Me." Of course If you want to "R-r-roger dodger. commands and activities at NAS wife in Wilkes'-Barre, Pa., that he formerly pitched for Oakland of

be Indifferent about the whole After a few times the commander made the selections of the winners was liberated from a German prison the Pacific Coast League and Kansas -

thing you could douse yourself commented, 'Roger' will In the contest, ,last Saturday. camp, April 30, and is now in City of the American Associa-
..
sufficient"In --- Ji.--- with the
with "Nonchalant." be France. Howell was reported tion, is overseas infantry

However, we would hardly sugagest spite of his admonitions "R-r- Center To Take PartIn missing last October and no word ----....-

this if you have been pre- roger dodger" continued. Finally was heard of him until his wife "Sure I like you, but save your
i feeding him on "Irresist the commander picked up the Bond Drive In Town received his letter. maneuvers for the Navy."

or "Sin After Supper." Complications mike. Army and Navy, often teamedon -- -

-' might develop which "This is Commander Smith the battlefront, will join forces I "The Word"; On A Turret ic) 1'I
would call for the ? !
"Shocking" as speaking I said Roger would be here, .to spur War Bond sales when _
perfume of the hour and then if "
sufficient! the Army Air Forces' "Shot From I
you had forgotten your "Mais Oui" The voice from the airplanecame the Sky" exhibit is opened to the '

you could" possibly end up with back: public tomorrow. H : 1
"Solitair. For the rainy season 'R-r-roger dodger, :you'old I Five hundred tons of captured

we have been told that "Flower codger! I'm a commander, too!" Japanese war material, totaling

Mist" _..
and "April Showers" are effective '-ii -
-- fChief's f-- nearly 10,000 items, will be displayed
and for that walk in I
the
Wife: "The fortune teller on an eight-acre tract at
country there are many appropriate said my second husband would San Marco boulevard and Louisia

, perfumes such as "Yankee be handsome and clever." street in the Southside. The ex-
w Clover," "Blue Grass," "Pink Clo- hibit will continue .
: ver," "Honeysuckle" and "Tulip- Chief: "Do you mean you were night. through Sunday
' time." married once before and never told
Y NATTC will be represented by
it?
about
If while out me
, you are among six WAVES who will staff bond
--- ---'-
, the birds and beet you really "1(," For the next dance we have sales booths. They are: Phylis

want to get away from it all you been told that "Lush" and "Breath Mitchell, Y3c; Imogene Presley, a
could
quickly pull out jour to purse and" less" are highly thought of along Y3c, and Myra Sauls, SlcY), of t 't

1'hat change "Escape. with "Blue Waltz" As the eve- Personnel; Erma Poteet, SlcSK( ), 't,
might lead to
"Spellbound""or ning progresses, should these Disbursing; Blanche Jackson, Y3e, 1

friend"Hjpnotic!Is serious, he and probably If jour will prove ineffective change to Executive, and Lucy Adkins, Sic,

In a boyish "Risque" or "Tallspin," or Better Public Relations. ,

bottle of "It's manner You," but whip If out lie Is a still, give him a whiff of "Cupid'sBreath As a special feature, the NATTC
," "Channel No. 5" or "Intoxication band will give a conceit on the
not too sharp a speller; it might
I' turn out to be a bottle of "lu." ," exhibit grounds Sunday night,
Should will settle for CMus. W. J. Johnson conducting.
things go well, 1)1'10"ery" '- For our money we
..
or "Diikinea" would seem "Life Buoy" and Milton Caniff's ---

I fitting with a touch of ")leart- Dragon Lady, who needs no aitlfl- GOOD QUESTION ,
_
'
beat," "Devastating" or "1'oe1lcIJl't'am" call effects to put her at the top of Nurse: "I think I shall take a :j" .T'
Before entering the Navy, E. S. Bailey, AOM2e, worked on
thrown In ,for good the list, but seriously all the names course in obstetrics. "
I turret' Installations wtih the Glenn L. Martin Company In Baltimore.
measure' mentioned are true names of per- Little Brother: "You'd Just be
On the other' hand, if there i is i fumes and any gal who wishes to I wasting your time. Some doctor lie now is an Instructor In the Advanced Aviation Ordnance Schoolat
of will'find for it then where NATTC, and Is shown, third from left, giving! a few student
any question In your mind, we can I buy' just a simple homey type a cure ; '
think of Ho better suggestion than I II perfume has our sympathy. I would ;you be?" "theword" on a turret' mockup.

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I NATTC's WAVE Softball Players NATTC BOXING 1

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QTY enr a a a TEAMS CLASH f: I


3 A' AT MEMPHIS.'{ ,



Leather will fly fast and ,-

furious at NATTC, Memphis,
w tomorrow night when the locjfl -

b k#. NATTC fighters and the

Hard Way, or a Talc of Memphis Navy sluggers lock ':
Today: horns in the first of a hom -

An unidentified young sailor and-home series. T-Y '

tells this one of Saturday morningat While local fans are hopeful the \ ) ,.j.,
the Commissary. Jax team will bring home the '

Arriving: one hour and fifteen bacon, their main Interest in the j I
minutes before the doors were to two duels will be belayed until ',,
open, and armed with hia permit 28 June or thereabouts when the ,i I I
card, ration book and Reader's Di- Memphis aggregation of ring stars ., ;:
gest, he sat down against the door. will meet the locals at the outdoor .. 'F f 1
He was the first one there. arena here.

A few minutes later, the women Eight good men, tried and trueor ,
began to arrive. For an hour our words to that effect-will 4 I
4
hero listened to their talk, grati- make the Jaunt to Memphis. They : ;
fied finally to see one or two crew are: r>
cuts among the snoods and flowers. Heaw weight Al Slnlbaldi of 1 .i''

At ten o'clock the doors were Berlin, N. II. '

open. He was the first one in Light eJlv'welebt Norman 4a'I
his card he Evenson of Brooklyn ,
Showing permit _"__",_ ..____m'm' _,,,. __
grabbed a basket, thus losing the Middleweight Frenchy Car:1
split second advantage over two Among the SO or so softball teams at the Center Is the above feminine outfit representing the pen tier, a student.Welterweight i
housewives behind him. Still, he NATTC WAVES In games with other WAVE teams on the station. The NATTC gals got off to a slow' Eddie Clayton, ,,' '
was No. 3 in the meat line. start, but now are denting the victory column with regularity. The players are, left to right, front a student from Philadelphia. -:;

Before he got this No. 3, however row, Margaret Lewis, Beatrice Calhoun, Lorraine Srhlndler, "G. I." Zanner (Captain), Annie Allen, Lightweight Eddie Barnttt of '<
,
he showed his permit card Miriam Brooks, Corky Leonard; bark row, Anna Schumaker, Marjorie Holden, Mary Costello, Mary Salem, Va.Junior r
and ration book to the man. They Stratton, Lorrie Luther, Phyllis Hawks, and Mary Schuerman. Lightweight Charll :,:

tallied. He gave his permit num- Dedmon of Jacksonville. :;
ber to the butcher. He gave his r Air Raiders o "" I
card and ration book to the man Play Two Hot Softball NATTC SOFTBALL Featherweight Sal Alverez.

taking points, Again to the man Bantamweight Low Fugazy" of ,

stamping ration books, and finallyto Loop Game TodaySeeking Tens Pace FieldTwo STANDINGS New York City. ;.
the man taking his money. Of this group, Sinibaldi Even- :
fast moving softball tens, (Results to 11 June) and Barnett
Exultant, forty-fhe minutes son, Clayton are pros. ..
later, he strode purposefully out to resume their rapid Administration in the Officers' AEM League Lt. Rex Enright, physical train- "
of the Commissary. pace after being slowed to a walk League and Basic Electricity in Bks Team 15Bks W 3 I.1 ing officer; Lt. -Bill Muir, OinCof
In his tightly clenched hand wasa last week, NATTC's diamond Air the Ship's Company National loop, 16 3 1 boxing; and Chief Mac McLaren k
pound of hamburger.Drill Raiders will tee off against T-4, shot to the top in their respective Bks 13 :l 1 will accompany the team. ,
a Station League opponent, here leagues last week as they notched Bks 15 1 :l Danny Rosati, a middleweight, ",
1:4Bk. :
their third victories with- Bks 17 is not available for the match, and 4
and Discipline celebratedLee this afternoon and then tomorrow straight 14 0 :l
Sauls' 21st birthday with a will encounter their stiffest oppo- out a defeat. Alabama DuBose, a, light heavy- ,.
bang t'other day. Whitson is all I sition of the season when they en- The Administration team took School League weight, is on leave. With Du- '
for bigger and better B-Days. gage the powerful Ft. Pierce Navy No. 3 the hard way, coming from Team W L Bose absent, Evanson paired off 'I I
Stationary Stores' Mae Minor Amphibs there in a night game. behind to defeat Ordnance, 14 to Bks Ski 53 6 2 2 0 0 several pounds in order to repre- .. "
sent NATTC in the 175-pound
r
smiles ask her The 10, while the Basic boys encoun- 1 1
when'you : "Why contest with T-4, In which Bks 2 class. .
dungarees?" the Raiders will attempt to better tered little trouble in walloping the Bks 60 1 1 light heavyweight
While little is known of the
The athletic set all out to Cooks and Bakers, 11 to 4. Bks 5 0 2
going their 8 and 1 league record, will Bks 61 0 :I strength of the current Memphis
keep the area clean. Twice a day, start at 1700 at the NATTC diamond An eight-run spree In the final outfit, the Tennessee center has 3
no less. One of their lads, known inning gave Administration its Officers League had powerful ring teams in the
only as 646-49-58, is this Center's The battle with Ft. Pierce there victory. Andrews was the winning Team W L past. According to unofficial dope
answer to Van Johnson. Looks will get underway at 2030 and will tosser. In the other Offi Students Administration 1 1 2 0 drifting down this way, Memphis
like him, acts like him and has the send the local nine against a club cers' loop engagement, the Ordnance 1 2 boasts an excellent heavyweight
girls car-razy! which has defeated virtually all School outfit whipped the Stu- Schools 1 :i prospect and his clash with Sinl-
Personnel's two WAVES who the leading service outfits in South dnets, 14 to 6. baldi probably will be the feature
left for Chicago on TAD last week and Central Florida. NATTC fans Stoffers again was on the moundfor American League Ship's Co.) bout. 5-

have gone on to greater things. will get a chance to see the Am- Basic, yielding six hits as he Fire Team Control W 2 1 0. Enright announced that the date
Rachel LaFlamme left Chicago for phibs in action here on 25 July. recorded his third triumph. Dough- AEM Operations :2 0 for the return go will be settled r
Detroit and then Minneapolis; Na- The Raiders have a couple of try of C. & B. also gave but six Training Division 0 1 with Memphis officials followingthe
talie Wimbrow, after the Windy Av. Ordnance 0 1 match and will be
probably
duels lined at home next week blows, but he was as wild as a .
up Adv. Ordnance 0 :i
City, went to Kansas City and here 28 June.
held
when they go against the M. A. D. :March breeze. In the only other on
then St. Louis. nine and'the National League game played, the National League
Tuesday Marine
Similar meets also will be held
V-5 I
Happy recruiting'The
Police ten pushed over four runs Team W L ..
Fighters of Mainside
took Thursday same time, same place on 25 June
Kentucky Derby NATT Basic Elec. 3 0
in the seventh inning to down Tur-
Center by storm on Saturday. Also Both games will start at 1700. Police :i. 1 and 2 July.
rets 11 to 9. Phase X won on a .
Cooks & Bakers 1 :2Turrets
took period. Manager Midge Makeeer'steam The 120-yard No. 2 hole will be .
forfeit from Physical Training and J:2:
With Gloria Wewer the new played only one of three Welfare P. T & Wet ] 2 the one used, and under the con-
messenger in Bldg. 50, the family tilts scheduled la week, and it undefeated Phase X I 2. test rules, the golfer or would-be
needs only little Benny for a went the wrong way as the locals Two clubs III the -": --- golfer who blasts his ball in or
good game of pinochle. Sister dropped down to Orlando American circuit wrapped up nearest the cup will receive a $5
Shirley and, Aunt Edith, please Monday and were handed their their second wins as AKM Operations : Hole-In-One TourneyIs chit. A similar award will be ...
note: let Benny stick to Chick first shutout of the reason by !, with! Sam Elliott on the Scheduled given the one scoring the most
MondayThe
Carter. the Army Air Base dub of that hill, toasted to a 13 to 5 decisiono points, $3 to second, and $2 to
AFC's Harry Boyd can't believe <'ity. Advanced Ordnance, and second hole-ln-one tournament third.
anything any more. After comb The Tuesday clash with the Marine the hard hitting Tire Control open to all personnel on the Points will be scored as follows:
club pounded out a 20 to 3 triumph station including WAVES offi- 20 for hole-ln-one six for
ing the school for a Lieutenantwho Fighters wound up as no con- a get-
never was, he can't be sure test, and the Thursday meetingwith over the Training Uhlblon. cers, enlisted men and marines, ting within a four foot cricle, four
even now that what OOD's Roberta Daytona Beach NAS here was In the AEM loop, Bks 16 and will be held at the station golf for the eight foot circle, three for .]
Davis tells if1is so. 'Sa pity civilians cancelled because of wet grounds Bks 18 each won their third gameIn course at 1830 Mondaywith a total the 12 foot circle and one for get-
aont nave service records. The 8 to 0 loss to Orlando evened ___ _four___ starts to__ tie u_ _for__ the lend., of $15 in Ship's Service chits to be ting on the green. Each contest-
(Maybe lIe's only an Ensign, Harry the 'series between the two clubsat With Outfielder Wasserman rap- divided among four winners. I ant will be allowed three balls.
!) ping five for five to pace the 21- -
Happy Flag Day'BUT one up. Charlie Rushe, the los- hit assault, Bks 16 battered Bks ',:r
ing twirler in the first
game here 14 by 17 to 1. Tappe held Bks 14 Bulkhead ",
---
which the Raiders won, 7 to 2, ..,
IINGLETJlOUGIiTAn to eight blows. Bks 18, with Hook
A came through on his home field to '
adding another victory on a six- ,,,:
inmate of the lunatic asylumwas scatter six hits while recording the hitter, down Bks 17 by 6 to 2. In .
.
to be examined for dismissal. whitewash. .
I the third tilt, Meade hurled Bks
The first question that was asked Johnny Bittner, NATTC ace who 15 to a 4 to 3 win over Bks 13. The r ..n '
was'ha: t are you going to do received credit for the first win winning tally was scored in the J
when you get out of here?" The over the soldiers, swapped places last of the seventh when Helms' 1
inmate replied: "I'm going to get with Rushe as he gave up 10 blows lusty blow brought in Mitchell.
me a sling-shot and rocks and tallies.
some eight Orlando wrappedup Wet grounds stifled play in the
and break every window in this the game with four runs in the School '
League
-t--
place. opening inning.
After another six Games are slated this afternoonin
months in the
The defeat left the Air Raiders'record
padded cell, he was again examinedand the School loop, tomorrow in the >
at 15 victories against six AEM circuit : fn the Na-
the same question was put to losses Monday
him. "Well, I'm going to get a tional, Officers' Tuesday and
Job," was the reply. "Fine," said on a lonely road." "Yes." "And American Wednesday. t I t. r vr
the examiner. "And then what?" then I'm going to put my arms -- --
"Then I'm going to buy a big car." around the girl." "And then."
"Good." said the examiner "And "Then I'm going to reach down and J
Independence
Navy Day"Extra"
then I'm going to meet a beautiful her
grab garter, make a slingshotout Cash War Bond Sale
girl "That's wonderful." 'Then of it, come back here and 23 '
.une- July
I'm going to take het out driving break every window in the place."


. Cannonball Is Sensation In Glorious 20 to 3 Defeat I


i APP, June 6, 1945-Receiving -
I less support than a 25-cent truss, batters were able to hit the ball a blistered (censored).
Cannonball Shelton turned in a out of the infield. All they man- Recovery of batted balls was
magnificent pitching performancethat aged to do was hit it out of the made possible through the cour- o. .
held his opponents to 34 scattered outfield. tesy of the Florida State Bus

I hits in two Innings of the In a statement to the press im- Lines, The Yukon Dog Teams, Inc., .
softball game played last night on mediately following the game, and the Homing Pigeons of America -
( Dust Field between the T Division Shelton modestly said, "It was .
I and the TFC Division. nothing," and that seemed to be Looking forward to their next
J A complete master of the situation the consensus of opinion of his entire game, the T Division team stands
I at all times, Shelton mixed team. together with eyes shining and elbows -
his delivery with a devastatingdrop Catcher Elder is today nursinga bending and in one earth
a change of pace, two fingers blistered hand, Shortstop Jotteris shaking shriek lift their voices in *
of vermouth and a dash of nursing a blistered pair',of feet I their famous battle cry "of 011, i won't bother takiu it )acUT think they're my

bitters Not one of the opposing and Shortflelder Hesson 13 nursing__"HELP'jIli! !" size, anyway.

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