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Creation Date: June 21, 1945
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; VOL. 3, No. 15 ? ., IIffi I 21 June, 1945 .{

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Headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training CommandU.


S. NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA




j': ::p. : NAS Quota War Is Set Loan Brady Replaces Regan



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Tomorrow the Navy lnde- -

;.; pendence Day "Extra" Cash I I New Captain Is Former

War Bond Campaign gets un-
del'\vay-the last drive of its CVE Skipper In PacificCapt.

I kind planned by the Navy F
y..y. 4 Herbert E. Regan, commanding officer of NAS
A goal of $800,000, the larg-
Jacksonville since 27 November 1944 detached this
was ;
S est in the history of NAS
morning for duty outside the continental limits of the U. S.
Jacksonville has been set for
f' His successor is Capt. Anthony R. Brady, a native of nearby
., : this station and nearby outlying -
Fernandina Fla. who has returned from the Pacific
;. fields with the Main Station's just ,
",. quota a half million dollars To where he was captain of an escort carrier.
.'' reach this mark will require the The new commanding officer, a graduate of the Naval

'_ : earnest co-operation of all hands Academy, class of 1922, has had a long and active Naval career.
:. In the Independence Day Drive '.."\r.t the billets he has filled
Among
last total sales amounted to
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: year .
: '':' $661,55325: and Main Station'sshare are those of Commander, Util- I -q ->> "
., was $386,672. A total of ity Wing, Atlantic Fleet; Offi- 3 3hrvs'r

4 $614,348 worth of bonds were sold ___ -- .- cer in Charge, Photographic 9 t
...i during the last Pearl Harbor Day I CAPT. ANTHONY U. BRADY, left, will succeed Capt. HerbertE Unit, Navy Department; Commanding I I
with :Mainside
c,- Campaign digging Regan right, as commanding officer of NAS Jacksonville during Officer Patrol l I
down to the tune of $379,137 ,
ceremonies to be held today in the conference room of the main ad :
,i'f" Seventh'ar Loan building. Capt. Brady comes to Jacksonville\ from the Pacific, wherehe 'I Squadron 25, and Officer in
Bond this I
purchased during
, had command of an escort carrier Charge, Naval School of Photography -
drive will not only be credited to .
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the Navy but will bo included in ,

the Treasury War Loan Department's as well. While Seventh the Navy Tells The Saratoga'sHeroic I I Capt. Brady Other has Duties also served I II

aboard the USS Raleigh, USS Ed- I
national ends 30
drive on June, the
Treasury has extended its account Two From sail. USS Pittsburgh, USS Parrott
Story _
; ing period until 7 July to accommodate ; and USS Huron. He won his Navy
wings at Pensacola in 1929.
z :. It is hoped the Navy that participation in This Station Were AboardLast Among Capt. Brady's flight as-

the drive will be as widespread as signments has been membership in ,
possible with every'person aboard, week the Navy Department revealed the startling news that the Nicaragua-Puerto Rico-Vene 'V
service and civilian alike, purchasing the USS Saratoga, the oldest and largest aircraft carrier in the United zuela Aerial Survey Unit in 1930. .
. an extra bond for cash. Not States Fleet, sustained terrific damage( off Iwo Jima on 21 February He held his last assignment, that FRANK T. WARD, L
; I\''': .. only has this station never failed I 1945. But the blow was softened with the announcement that the of commanding officer of an escort
'. to reach the top in War Bond campaigns gallant 33,000 ton flat-top is again back in action repaying the Japs carrier in the Pacific, since March, above, has been appointed Chiefof
::: but it enjoys an enviable tor the damage and the 315 casualties she suffered. 1944.Married Staff to Rear Admiral Ralph
War NAS Jacksonville two who were aboard the "Sara," to the former Cora
reputation in Bond Sales Here at men Davison, succeeding Capt. Her;
\'il among naval establishments and as she is affectionately called by those who have served aboard her, Louise Blount of Pensacola, Capt. I bert S. Duckworth, who was detached
'1! activities throughout the country. when the attack took place: Chief Brady is the son of Eliza Kelly last week. Capt. Ward,
: To record the progress of the George Bule of Clarksdale, Miss, something Was up. "I had just Brady and the late Patrick R. a native of Raleigh, N. C., comesto
drive, the Station War Bond Office and Jack Brady, AerMSc, of Long swung my legs over the side of Brady of Fernandina. lie will be Jacksonville, like Capt. Brady
NAS
Jacksonville's seventh
is planning to have erected a giant Beach Calif., added their versionto the bunk when the .plane hit," he officer. com- from command of an escort car-
i silhouette of Mt. Fujiyama in front the story said. "Grabbing my pants, I ran manding rier. He has had duty in both
"iii" of the band shell. As the returns' "I had just released a balloonfor toward the door, but I was put The retiring Capt.skipper Ilegan, Capt. Her- the Atlantic and Pacific. Dur-
t""" Continued on I'age Seven a weather sounding, and was to work as a corpsman. One bomb bert ing the past 10 years Capt. Ward
E. Regan, has Naval
seen
dutyas
: -.- -- -- -- - standing in the middle] of the flight hit threw everyone to the deck. commander of air- has also served in the Training
an auxiliary
: '" deck," the chief related, "when a "It was just like a nightmare.Men craft carrier, as commanding officer Division of BuAer and CNO, as
..."I' ; Station Scene Jap suicide plane crashed right in were brought in who were of NAS Trinidad, and as chiefof operations officer of Patrol l'
front of me. I ducked behind a burned black from head to foot. staff and aide to the commanderof Wing One, commanding officerof
: : f; .- The garbled gobbledygook Patrol 11, executive
Squadron
tractor to avoid the flaming gaso- Others had their arms and legs carrier division.
a
; coming out of the, station loudspeaker line and flying debris. Luckily, all torn off. We worked straight The change of command took officer of Patrol Squadron 7, and
system each noon that happened to me was a small through from about 1700 that aft- place at 0900 in the conferenceroom as an instructor with a training
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,,ti '. patch burned out of my right shirt ernoon till dawn the following day of the main ad building. squadron at the U. 'S. Naval
} w -.. The heat* sleeve. As soon as I could, I ran before we had a chance to catch Continued on Page Seven Academy.
'A to my battle station in the aerol our breath, but it took several -- ---
: The daily lunch-hour dicing ogy office and didn't get a chanceto more days to clear out all the Rules
; J' Navy Toughens Up
exhibition at th O-Club pool.Rows come out again until it was allover dead." FLASH !
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lined Chief Buie remembered that his On Campaign RibbonsThe

in their pint-sised of motorcycles parking places up Sick nay Patient first impression upon coming out Louis ("Satchmo") Armstrong Secretary of the Navy has
the main in to view the damage was one of and his nationally that and after 1
; at gate. Brady was a patient sick bay announced on
when the attack occurred. Whenhe I amazement. "I couldn't understandhow famous swing band will July, "no individual engaged exclu-
a The rigidity of the attention' heard the 40 mm guns start the flight deck could be so make a guest appearance at sively on temporary to temporary

... standers at morning colors. their staccato chattering, he knew_i. Continued on Page Two the Mainside Auditoriumon additional duty shall become medal eligi-

J The-Sa'Li JtS Her Battle Wounds =- :: Monday afternoon, 23; unless ble for the an duties area performed campaign by him

......0 .. June at 1430. during his stay in the area are
I A special section has been considered by the area commanderto

: 4\ i I!. I : has been set aside for patients have materially contributed" to
II the progress of the campaign.
from the U. S. Naval The announcement further t"

I Hospital. Everyone on the stated that "all personnel now
a. I station is invited, so makea wearing such ribbons believed justified -
note of the big day. by temporary duty but for
.' I '__'0-- ____ __ __ which written approval has not
been obtained from the Chief of
4 EisenhowerVelconled Naval Personnel, will discontinue

In New York} WUsh. wearing such ribbons until this approval
has been obtained."
i
y Gen. Dwight D. "Ike" Eisenhower --iiif----

supreme commander of the I Flight Nurse Wings
victorious allied forces in Europe, :
made a triumphal return to the I
United States early this week- I.
his first visit since allied armies
acv, swarmed ashore on French channel I
beaches to launch the invasionof
4 the continent on 6 June 1944 c
x He received a tumultous welcome THIS IS AX artist's sketch of
in the national capital Mon the wing insigne which has recently '
day when an estimated: crowd of been approved by the
1,000,000 people-the largest on'' Navy Department for wear by k
record there--turned out to catch : flight nurses. The pin Is gold- '
L" a glimpse of the man who had led plated: and is two inches in
this country's Army to victoryover width. It has been announced

__... 'n ..... ____-____ __________'_ the vaunted German Wehr- that Navy nurses may submit "
FIREriGUTlNG PARTIES battle flames on the valiant aircraft carrier USS Saratoga shortly macht. On Tuesday millions of applications for flight nurso dutyto
after the vessel suffered seven straight bomb and suicide plane hits off two Jima last 21 February. In New Yorkers craned their necksto DuMed via the( chief nurse of i
spite of the'havoc wreaked by the Jap attack, the Sara assumed operation when the flames were see and pay tribute to the mill- the activity at which they are
extinguished. tary leader stationed.



Two JAX AIR NEWS 21 June, 1945



_ Eight Win Medals Saturday I, Breakfast,.M. C.


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CAl'T. IlLRULRT h. RhGAN last Saturday presented decorations to the above eight men, Left to HOSPITALBy

right, they are: Chief Emmett M Bush, of Covington, Ga., who received two Army Oak Leaf Clustersand

an Air "Medal Ribbon Bar for meritorious achievement in sustained operational flight with an Army- Ens. Eleanor Baird (NC)

attached PBY squadron in the Southwest Pacific; John Beley, AMM2c, Pittsburgh, who won the Air --"-----
Medal for serving with a PBY that attacked two enemy cargo vessels through intense AA fire; StevenJ Swimming, Monday, Wednesdayand Tom Breneman
is offered as a
Friday being
Sikora, ARMlc, who won the Oak Leaf Cluster and Air Medal for sustained operational flight in The -- -
form of exercise for certain
Pacific; John R Parry, AMMlc, Philadelphia, who received the Air Medal for sustained combat special The NAS'ers Featured

flight; Rupert D. Bevis, AMMlc, Jacksonville, who earned the Air Medal for participating in the destruction tients Orthopedic who will patients.from this pa-
profit
of an 8000-ton Japanese cargo vessel, Harry Ames, Sic, Camden, N. J, who received the Com- of exercise are selected by
mendation Ribbon for distinguished service on a U,S, cruiser under Jap air attack; Henry Poulin, type Robert W. NewmanMC
Lt Comdr On Blue Network
who Presidential Unit Citation; and Edward Jaskulka, I
t AMMlc. Waterville, Maine, got the VP-11 ( ) USNR who is in charge of
AMMlc, who earned the Oak Leaf Cluster and Air Medal for sustained operational flight with a the Orthopedic Service and Lt.

Catalina squadron in the Western Pacific. Iljg I ) Marcia Keith, HW) USNR Radio Show TodayTom

who is in charge of the Physical
Tells-Theu Saratoga'sHeroic : Detached I Therapy Department Bus service
Navy Breneman's Breakfast
I is furnished by the hospital and inHollywood"
broadcast will
the patients are taken to a pool featUl'eservice

If; Story; Two From I 4(' -; on minutes Main of Side.supervised They have exercise each twenty, by II ter Station and,guests the Naval U.from Air S. Naval Technical the Naval Hospital Cen-Air

the Athletic Specialists period
This Station Were AboardContinued rr and forty minutes of free when he presents his famous Blue
activity I network broadcast from the stage
of the Florida Theater this morn- .
From Page One ---- Swimming is only one type of ing at 1100.
I danger from the flame-filled han active exercise being carried out
torn upthere was a gaping: hole This
: gar deck, unapproachable from the for our Orthopedic patients Ar- top ranking morning radio
that went all the" way down interior of the ship, so an officer f chery has proven very helpful as a show visits Jacksonville In the Interest -
through four decks j enlisted low- exercise to of the Seventh War Loan
and two men were I form of active develop
"You know ," Brady interrupted, I ered over the side to combat the ; shoulder and back muscles. Before Drive!

"I almost forgot 21 February Is flames. While underway at 25 patients are ready for active exercise Sharing the coast-to-coast spot

my birthday But I guess I didn'tmind knots, they managed to cut down there is usually a long period light with the spontaneous Brene-
not getting a chance to celebrate the draft feeding the flames and of training and conditioning men are: Joseph Richard Buscio\

for I was pretty lucky. And bring the fire under control. 'which takes place in the wards ARMlc; James Clayton Carson,

here's something Interf'stlng-e\'t Still Trouble and in the Physical Therapy Department PhM2c, J. K Chabala, SpX( I
before we left Pearl Harbor, Tokyo But the trouble wasn't over ( VA) ; John Emmett Conlon, AMM

Rose would make the prediction About an hour and a half later Volley ball has proven its valueas I Ic; J. L. Duffee, AKClc; Morris

every time she went on the air that more Jap planes appeared, and a form of exercise for Fabricant, BMlc; Ralph \Mnfred

the Saratoga would never reach one dropped still another bomb on (AIT JA:\II:S It.-KICKETTS, ening of leg, shoulder strength-I Fahim, Sic; It B Harrison, AOMT
the China coast. All the men the Saratoga' before crashing on NAOTC Supply Officer since muscles. Volley ball is ( 3c; Calvin Lanning, S2c; John)

were expecting something to hap the port side. Despite this addi- March, 1944, has been detached recommended for patients D. Richbourg' AEM3c; Sam Shac-

pen. The Japs certainly would" tional severe damage, the carrierwas this week. A native of New York, ing from fracture of the SUffer-I kelworth, 1'Rlc'alter; George
have been glad to get "Sara, and able to land her remaining and a graduate of the Naval Acad- patients, in most instances are Smolenski!, AMM2c, and C, K

they sure tried Yep, I think the in planes, now almost out of gas. emy, Class of 1924, he served in able to enjoy this recreation about Sparman, SKV'liMarines ,

Saratoga is the grandest ship After recovering them she made gunnery, personnel, and other cat four weeks after their body castis I include: PFC Chauncev -

the Navy, but, brother", am I added glad for a friendly base for temporary egories before he switched to the applied, It is really an Impressive L Manuel un.. Tprh- .. ,_- Sat. -.Tamo-......
shore he
1 to be back on I repairs. Supply branch in 1935, His suc- sight to watch an active volley I F. McIntyre Jr., AiTSg't. Robert
with a smile. cessor as supply officer on the staff ball when all L.
game-especially Sharp, Pfc Benjamin L. Sproat,
I There still more to the story,
No Earlier DamageFor of Admiral Ralph E Davison is of the players on both sides haveon Cpl Marion Trulock, Pvt. Robert
this is concerned with
more than three years the ,' only chapter Capt Roark Montgomery Capt body casts and when one realizes W'ilkes and Pfc Troy Worley
Saratoga had fought the Nips from I the remarkable repair job accom- Montgomery reported here from that only a few weeks before WAVES
Guadalcanal to Tokyo without sustaining plished at the Puget Sound Navy the Naval Supply Depot, Aviation these fellows were unable to move I wbo will participate
S Yard which sent the carrier back are: Ruth Byers, SK3c: Ida
C.
any damage from enemy i Annex, Oakland, Calif, where he because of a fractured back. ;
into action in record-breaking Hammond, AerM2c;; Edith B.
aircraft. Then, two days after the officer-in-charge
was
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Many different forms of active
time. According to the hull super- James, Y3c; Rosemary Kling, Y3c;
invasion of Iwo, it came ------
intendent there, the Saratoga was exercise have proved of great valueto Mary E. Mitchell, SI2c; Cleo G.
The flat-top was launching her the most extensively damaged ves- Downtown 0-M( I our patients-active exercise Stubbe, Sic, and Helen I. Wilson\ ,
planes while cruising with a fast sel the yard had ever received ; has kept their body muscles In SpYlc( ) ,
carrier task group northeast of tone and shortened their period of
"She had more varied types of The local outlet
(: for the Brene-
tiny Iwo when about ten Jap convalescence to a great extent.
damage all at once than any ship Has AnniversaryThe man broadcast
bombers closed in. Four of them Of all the various exercises, we UPDQ, the J'WI }
we've seen since Pearl Harbor, he Blue station in
were shot down by the ship's anti- find that the patients enjoy swimming I Jacksonville
said
aircraft guns and pilots in the air; I Officers' Club of Jacksonville s and volley ball mote than Following the broadcast Mr.
four others managed: to crash and Just how this miracle was effected has announced that it extendsa any other form of activity. I Breneman will visit the U i?.
I
-readying her to return to cordial invitation to Navy and Naval Hospital
bomb the ship. The fifth, after it -- -- I
{ sea in less than two months-Is a Marine Officers to join In the cele I w*i' ____
was knocked down alongside, caromed A picnic was held at Jax Beach
proud testimony to the efficiencyand bration of its first birthday
off the water and exploded, Wednesday, June 13th for fifteen : Mutual Radio Broadcast
hard work of the thousandsof The club, located at 212'3 W
tearing a large hole in the side of
Hospital Corp-Waves and fifteen
and who swarmedover St., is owned and
men women Forsyth operatedas
r Originates Here
the "Sara. A bomb from one of Corpsmen, The Welfare and Recreation I
her. "I never saw people a non-profit organization by
the other planes blew a hole in the Department purchased the More than 200 stations of the
work so fast, one of the Sara the Jacksonville Junior Chamberof
1 side below the waterline, rupturingfuel toga's seamen remarked I Commerce It was formally food for the picnic, whloh was Mutual Broadcasting System tarried
oil linesater rushing in prepared and packed by the Women the broadcast from the Jack-
I 30 June of last and
opened on
caused a six degree list. :SIght and Day the birthday celebration year will, include 's Division of the U.S.O. : sonville Naval Air Station last Fri.

Working night and day, the re- Picnics being for the day night, 15
Fires broke out, and burning a week's activities beginning are planned June from 2345: to
crews installed new machinery future-so watch the bulletin 2400. ,
planes and fuel were scatteredover pair 24 June and board
Sunday lasting until I
great areas of the ship The repaired damaged parts, designed Saturday 30 June. in the barracks for the date and I This f.uarter hour was part of a
forward part of the flight deck was and built new and better sign up early 45 minute' saint tn 11 n o.".> w.,,(?ot
battered beyond use One enemy equipment, and designed and builta ment Special are programs being planned of entertain for each -- -- I network affiliates l -I including-tbe i ;

plane penetrated the side of the new elevator which will speed evening and Saturday and Sunday This past week the Purple Heart I local station, WJHP. Other portions -

hip into the hangar deck, explode the movement of planes from hangar afternoons of the birthday week was awarded to: Cpl William G. | of the broadcast were heard

ing and causing a large fire. The to flight deck. All this they by the hostesses and officials of Harper, Jr., USMC; Pvt Austin 'i from Baltimore, Md., and Pittsburgh -
crane forward of the bridge, the did well ahead of the tightest the club. Punch and hors doeuvres \Aoodard, USMCR; Cpl Raymond : : Pa.Ilearel .

catapults, and many guns were work schedule the yard had ever will be served by the hostesses L. Poirier, USMCR; Fred E 'I on the program were the
battered by the crashing planes seen on any ship so extensively Conveniently located in down Lee, PhM2c, USNR; Pfc JamesE. Jacksonville Naval Air Statior

and exploding bombs Wreckage I damaged town Jacksonville and open) 24 Gamble, USMCR and Pfc Le- Band and orchestra directed bj: .

falling into the gun galleries So the "Queen of the Flat-tops" hours per day, the Officers' Club bon B. Burwell, USMCR I Chief Musician Phillip P. Bennett;

caused further fires I once more proudly rules the seas, has lounge facilities, lockers, and The last three named boys are a quartet from Municipal No. 1
In spite of all this damage, the preening herself for further at- sleeping quarters Approximately now bed patients on Ward A-8 and composed of Lt. (jg' ) Greer S Im-

'Sara' was able to gather speed tacks on the Japanese home 6,700 officers of all branches of the award presentation was very brie, Lt (jg) William David

and move on. There was great islands. I the service have spent the night in Impressive The Purple Hearts Hughes, Harry L Rosenstengel,
the dormitory of the club since it were presented by Capt John J. SpG)3c( ) and William David 1
Sara Vets O'Malley (MC) USN and Lee's Hughes SKlc
III I was opened last year, and an esti- ; vocalist Bobby
mated 58000 officers have \,visited. ... and Gamble's mothers were- ores Doyle, S2c, and Bill Nalle spew( ( i I
<"" 't the club 'during' that time- ant to pin the medals in place. 3c, of Green Cove Springs, '
: Lee was injured 19 March in the -
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Volunteer hostesses ---
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are on duty qg
Asiatic-Pacific Area and
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Burwell
,. from 2000 until 2300 each evening Commended-by
received wounds Treasury
as a result of
during the week, and from 1600 I
?'. until 2300 on Saturdays and Sun- enemy action on Iwo Jima 25 Feb. For his suggestion that "Buy

5 I da 's. Members of the Junior I Your $100 Bond Today" store-win
Lt. Comdr, L P. Sturr MC) dow signs add
: Chamber of Commerce tend the a question markat
bar each evening until 2400. I USNR is aboard to take over the the end, John V Donnelly, Yl<',

-- ---- duties as Officer-In-Charge of the of the main ad building, has received -
i X-ray Department. Dr Sturr's
a thank-you letter from the
Red Cross Chapter To home is in Philadelphia and he was U. S. Treasury Department.
i formerly on the
faculty of the
Meet Once The letter, signed by Samuel J.
of
Only Weekly University Pennsylvania Medical Cohen, of the Treasury's War Finance -
The NAS hapter of the Red School, where he gave Instruc- Division, stated: "Thank you
R Cross has announced that during tion in Radiology Dr Sturr reported very much for
/ i your excellent suggestion -
the months of July and August it here after two years duty We will pass it on to our
will meet only once weekly--on I I with MOB No 9 He was first! various State Committees i 11\.
Tuesday. The Friday meeting will in Australia and later in New charge of
I local l bond
i Guinea. Lt. (jg) Jennie R Decker i promotions :
not be held during the summer. i I(I _
The Red Cross chapter meets in I ( NC) USNU and Comdr P. E. USNR, roommate of the bride, was
the Huth, I MC) USNR, who are now the
chapel auditorium. maid of honor and Ens. Clarence -
; "V111\-' -- --- -- stationed here, were with Dr. Sturr I Idol, USNR served; as best)

1 : }; Over 1;5,000 uniformed men and I in Australia I man J
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women representing all branches
Lt, (
rillEP GEORGE RULE, right, points to the location, just off of the service and every Allied na- USNR jg and) Vaughn Lt. Dickson < NC) I-t (jgl) Frances E. Keenan, ,

Jima, where "his" carrier, the USS Saratoga, received seven hits I tion except Bolivia and Peru have I ley USNR t ijg I Lloyd F Ear- H r \\' I USNU received her pro.

Japanese planes. At left is Jack Brady AEMCc] also aboard seen Silver Springs since 1 January -I Protestant Chapel were married in the motion Juno first Miss KeenanIs

Sara at the time of the attack, 1941, 16th, Ens Saturday June a psychologist and assists inN
Kitty Hartley NC euro-l' 'chla try.Page ,

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21 June, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three



t NAS PHOTO. _. LAB GIVES AERIAL! CAMERA TRAINING COURSE (IIt


I By Arthur :M. Greene, V2c
The next time you see an NAS
j 'Jacksonville Photo Lab photog-
ea rapher snappingVjme famed celebrity -
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'5t or squatting along the side
lines to get a shot of the Fliersin
action, don't start envying the
guy and wishing you had struck
for a photographer's mate rating-
Instead of the one you now hold. ..
Chances are you'd do an about
face when you found out all the
.,
other less pleasant aspects in the
daily routine of these Lens snappel -

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Life's not Just one gay roundof .
spoils events' shows, exhibi-
tions, and famous people for the
shutter bugs That's the part tin
... public sees But the less-popu-
Ar larlv known part of their work--
aerial photography fraught
...
with danger and extremely hazardous
especially when carried out
I from the open cockpit of an SNJ ".

Aerial work. from the momentthe
shutter is snapped to the pro-
duction of maps and mosaics gets

,," -, heavy emphasis at the station
", photo lab. A 30-day course in

'S' i'I aerial photography is given all
.. strikers and rated men reporting
-, for duty who have not previously
,, been indoctrinated In this phase

Js. ,. of camera work, Instructors are
enlisted men wtlh extensive combat
experience doing aerial pic
ture-taking,
__ a Lecture
J ..,' Before any actual flying Is done,
all men undergoing the course attend
a series of I lectures on the
I intricacies of aerial photography,
the problems involved, and methods -
I of solving them Check-outs
I in the use olLall types of aerial
cameras available to the NAS
photo lab are given and then' the
$1v I men are checked: out in the use
of parachutes
When all this is completed, the
students are taken out to the field,
and given an opportunity to become -
familiar with the, types of )
planes used In aerial work by the
lab SNJs SNBs and PBYs, They
d ue taught to use the inter-corn
vital to the !securing of good pictures -
as pilot and photographer
work as a team with the latter as
boss while he is shooting They i
take a ditching drill at the pool -
learning how to bail out of a plane. t
hit the water ditch the (chute and
Inflate a onf'.manlfe\ raft. Some
times they are taken' on a practice
; c. ,", "f.JTU Wt .:;- hop without cameras to get the
". '
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"
"
,
i' : "" "it"' ;. All flights conducted" during
the training to simulate actual

combat conditions for ultimately
the men will\ fly combat photographic -
,: missions in the battle
I zones
'r I During the time the course is

S a ,I being given the students carry on
\ then regular duties'
,
tumlamentaU
On hops, the men put Into practiie -
the fundamentals taught them
in the lecture room They fly in
I SNJs for high and low oblique
shots !loaning out over" the skid
holding M camera that weighs from
65 tn 85 pounds as the slipstream
I \rustles bv, High altitude verti-{
HI 1 !shot art: made from SNBs- 1
,'it heights! ranging from 1500: :} to
I :.Jo,000 feet These are used for'
alt rp maps and mosaics In PBYs,

., I photographs are taken from the
8'' r at c ypM blister! and a wide variety of typesare
I
shot from this plane
I Upon completing the course, the
I men are qualified to do all types
of aerial photographic work and
a. ,Y0p1.pa...+D..LYr. .ymWa?. are given routine assignments in I
TiltS JVCHSOXMLLE Photo periodically conducts a blister of a PBY Lt jg Bruce C Muir instructs the students in the the air In a brief 3() days, men
...a course In aerial photography for men newly assigned to the unit. A use of an aerial camera upper right High in the ,louds a student who have never set foot In a plane +
typical day during the course 1 is told here in pictures: Upper left leans out of the rear cockpit of an SNJ for an oblique shot middle I before in their' lives have been 1
I Chief Philip L Dunham briefs the class on the area to be photographed right Carrying cameras and flight gear the men return from the i I trained as skilled aerial photographers -
; middle left In the lecture room Chief Dunham goes over mission: lower right The completed assignment, a view of down- ,
a problem involve in the days operations; lower left From the town Jacksonville. WM .11.

1 Navy Bands Play r Jax Young: Women's WEDDINGS '-Bishop O'Hara To Confer I Waves Required Exercise f

Club To Hold Dance Confirmation MondayThe Three Hours Weekly ,

For Air Show I Honoring the Annapolis graduates The following at the Station weddings rhapcU wereconducted : Right Reverend Gerald P. enlisted All WAVES both officer and .,
Army and all officers in this vicinity will henceforth participate -
r the Young Women of theWoman's Iiine 9: Hall lanes Benolt and O'Kara. Bishop of Savannah, Georgia in three hours of physical

The Army was lent a helping Club of Jacksonville, will\ l.orena melle: Bnxissartl.llliiirn: Vicar of the Military Ordi- training per week, according to
I TOwll..nd l/iebold and Mary .Annette -
the here in Jacksonville entertain at a formal dance Friday Welch nariate for the Catholic personnelin an announcement made this week i
hand by Navy ) IMtkett Kajinond II.
; by station officials
night (June 22)) from 9 to 1
,
last week-end when the I 12 o'clock in the clubhouse, 861 and M. Diana Shook. | the armed services will confer Physical training for WAVESwill J
Air Station ani NATTC bands Riverside Avenue. June 11 : William Bradley and the Sacrament of Confirmationnext be supervised by the Women's

presented programs" at the Army Special guests for the eveningwill Mary Louise (''on. Monday,,June 25 in the Catholic Reserve officers attached the
Air Force Shot From The Sky" \ be a group of college girls June 14: Gregory J, ('lark iul Chapel Physical Training Department, and
home for Summer vacation, Dora Loretta :hnnblke; John the will be conducted in the WAVES ,
Confirmation
show on the Southsida.Five Naval Air Station l Preceding ceremonies area or in connection with such
A popular orchestra Vernon Hermann and norolhy'Ir.-
hundred tons of captured will\ furnish music for Kin la l.arrivery. 'I there will be sacred music facilities as they may designate.) 1
enemy equipment were included in dancing and during the evening 16 Norman Duke Ifcnerand under the direction of Paul Pel- In addition, all WAVES must
the exhibit and a. Sap 7eke" and punch will be served on the riverfront JIIIM lane Hiuheth:: dAMter; | tier Spi\V lc, The colorful ceremonial check out in the primary swimmers '\
German MessersUinutt 109 in flying ten ace. *.. II i of Confirmation will startat test .it was pointed out. Two
condition highlighted the display -- V* 1700 Following Confirmation ;minute periods of Instructionper
, '" Reminded the Holy Sacrafice of the Mass will week will be
I Car Owners rf'qulreuntil the
Lt, H. L. Allan, Jr. ( MC USNRannounced
Designed. to show the high quality be offered test is passed.OVEIIIII.1R1). ,j
I his engagement! to Miss !
To Buy Tags By July will beheld ------- -.---' '
of Japanese lighting equipmentand : Nell Halgrin of Lakeland, Fla., An informal reception -- -
to compare enemy production I this past week, Tuesday June 12th All automobile owners are reminded I after the :Mass, at which time i : : :
with our own, the show had a two- i a "Stag Part>" was given in honor by the Yard Office to get I the Bishop will greet those who I IN THE BRIG: "Please clw't
folk purpose ti> encourage industrial of Dr Allan at the Senior' BOQ, their new station tags before 11 have been confirmed Among the interrupt. Let me finish: my sen
workers to stay on the job The wedding took place Thurs- July 1943. Cars which do not dis- invited guests are Rear Admiral ten<'eAT,"
i until V-J Day> 'end I ta< boost war day, June 14th, ln.Brunswick, Ga. play the new tags after this deadline Ralph E Davison Captain and 'THC PASTIME": "Put :,r,
bond sales. I Mis, Nell Allan makes her home will be denied admittance to Mrs A R. Brady, and Commander I dawn that jukebox, MANN You'ra .u
in Jacksonville: \ where she has this station. I and Mrs, John Raby Commanderand too old to carry a tune,"
Conscience gets a lot of credit I been doing private duty nursing at ,- Tags can be obtained. for 25c at Mrs. Raby will be the sponsorsof AT CARPENTERS' HALL :
that belongs to coM feet. St Vincent's Hospital the Yard Office at the Main Gate those wh will be confirmed. Get your foot out of my mouth.'IfF" .."




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Public Relations Office, Room 221 :
Administration Annex Bide. 954: NewS cmdVlews fromStaoon i!
Telephone ,Extension 8542 "
The JAX AW NEWS It published Meekly at the U. S. 0 i
Nasal) Air Station Jackontllle./ Florida by the public
Kflatloni (Hftre at nu expense to the government and In !, .
<*impllanc with Secnav Circular letter 45-536. 28 May 1945. -,- y> ..-
Copies me distributed free of char ffie at the Natal Air KICKING THE CAT
Station 1 the Natal Air Technical .
Center
Training the
>lf iliuai'trit of the Natal Air Operational;, Training Coin- .: Ity Chaplain Leo J. Stlll|>aM*
mind.) Nasal' \ Auxiliary Air: Station Green Cote Spring' Meeeovtttrlhen:! that shrill shriek truck your
Natal Auxiliary. Air >Station Cecil Field, the Natal Air ear you knew' you had ateppeI| | upon the rat's tAll-
School, the U. S. Naval the Natal TO 1HE JJJ.
ftl'I''I' HocpllaK Au\- RICAN PEOPLE in no uncertain term It wall Informing jou of that
Station Municipal l I No. 1. and the Natal Auxllluiy I
Air Station You didn't to wonder why that 84'4'lel"t| _,,.,
Map l'1 mL U...ijg L O. H. Townsend, Editor I fjM't. pans ,
S had happened you didn't stop long; enough to rea*>n "ff7
m Chief Rear! of Admiral Naval I Air Ralph Operational E. Datlnon.Ttulnlng USN Your eons husbands and brothers who are stand 1 that It wan jour I lack of observation, jour ann ( luo>.
/ siness that ntiiHed It-the poor feline& Man merely
ing today the battlefronts are fighting
Captain Net lln E. Megan USNJacksonsll upon sunning by the door-and jet, your Immediate reaction .
ea Nasal; Officer Air SUtlon for more than victory in war They are fighting Max to KICK THE CAT.
We don't reuli/.e how often this psychological
for world of freedom and
a new
peace.
Captain Joseph B. Lynch USSR reaction goes on In our liven how often we mentally
ray olechncalRTraining blame another object for our own farm",.'our ottn
'. Naval l Center You In null, for
Inadequacies are driving a but
We whom has been the responsibility
pieced -
Cki-tjtln John J. Malley (MC), USN upon luck of NUIII, jour linger/ receive the MUM'-jour

U.Commanding S. Natal Hospital Officer of leading the American forces appeal to 'I reaction, to throw the hammer down while cursingthe "'
I' nail. The hammer can take It, but noon other
with all earnestness invest la
Colonel Marlin j. Kellener. USMC (Ret.) you possible situations develop. Here In the Xa011 find hat(
Commanding Officer War Bonds to the fullest extent of your you stayed up too late, or had a little too much to
{ Marine-Barrack drink the night before or .something. of that nature,

1 Commander Eduind k.:. Dolecok, USN capacity.Give and at a conxequeiice you "dope off," jour stark
Commanding Officer! buffer, and severe.. reprimand or extra duty It (the
'I'' Naval Air CjunneiiT School result.

v- us not only the needed implements of war, You can't take it, you cuu't acknovledge' that It
.,x Commander flunk 1. Coibln. L'SN
v Coinm.inding Officer but the assurance and backing of a united ttus jour ottn fault, and so, If you are married you
Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Green Cote Spilngt kick the cat by becoming angry at jour ntate'for
Commander Howuid E, Bon people so necessary to hasten the victory and some trivial matter or by blaming/ her for all your

Commanding Officer speed the return of your fighting men. troubles. If you are not .married this.. In your opjMir- .
Naval Auxtllaiv All station. Cecil Field
tunity to rant and rave before jour hunkmatc ahout

Commander Sdlero A Van Eteiy, Jr. jour stupid unjust Chief, or to criticize the Stationor _
Commanding Officer the city or some fellott-ttorkcrn. You flunk a .
Naval Auxiliary Air station. Municipal No. 1 kut.
lest because of lack of preparation or because of
Commander John B. Iluhn, USSR: cheating, and the ditNlon!' officer l IN blamed. In
Commanding Officer all these cases!' the blame !I. mloplaced, jou are guiltyof
!Natal' Auxiliary Air Station May putt t2zJ :. KICKING TIIK CAT.

.. Col. \Vllllam T. Kvann, USMC: (Ret.) The old Puritans reall/.e that kicking the t'nt
Commanding Officer Mas a normal human reaction thus, In order to "waste"
Marine Aviation Detachment / O wear and tear on time cat, the nerves of the tile, 'the
The JAX AIR NEWS receltei Camp !Newspaper: Sertlcemnieilul. happy association smith the neighbors, the! Kicking
Rcpubllcatlon of credited matter piohlblledwlthoul : Post!' came Into beinghen one of the staid fathers
peiroUslon of Cr A., 4Jnd St.. N. Y. C.Welcome. hk had done lIolllt'Ihln"ront/ and felt angry at the
world, lie went and_ kicked time post.. T_u .ttu._ sure _ni"
he nursed a sadly ttollen. sore toe, he thought about

Britannia THIS MONTH, VIA TIlE COVER of virtually every magazinein his previoiiH actions, left off his "steam all at once,
and regained his normal '
After Ot
The week's communiques out of the United States each American civilian is receiving 'tunIH.r"| a
past : a sued experiences one Mould 1 IIC able to look at the

Guam are especially) significant because they letter from Admiral Leahy, General Marshall, Admiral King post "skip the kicking and proceed with the Ihln lnK'
All of its can carry a% purl of our IIttH'k.ln.lracJe'
reveal the steadily increasing; amount of i iBriti General MacArthur, Admiral Nimitz, General Eisenhower a mental kicking post, ttlikli Mill let us know vheitMe

Naval activity in the Pacific. As far I and General Arnold. are being foolish \\ Iu'ne are thrusting off the
blame onto an Inn"t'ldhl1.. Next: time jou Ret
as this serviceman's newspaper is concerned, The letter, reproduced above, is about war bonds. Although In that mean mood tell your friend tt, remind Jon

Loyal Naval units are welcome in the Pacific, it is directed toward civilians, and mentions "yoursons that you. are KICKING Tilt CAT; It may be rsnlmarrassimmg -
to you at first but It Mill "save you a lot
partly because their presence there will help husbands and brothers who are standing today upon the of, friends and help Improte jour social' personality

speed the end of the war, partly because they i I battlefronts," it might just as well have been, addressed to in the end.

symbolize the )potency of Allied world cooperation us-the sons, husbands and brothers-ourselves. Our stake:

-and partly too, because Americans in the success of the War Bond program is just as great, if
not greater.
will take a great deal of pleasure in
Tomorrow the Seventh War Loan Drive begins on this
showing them around "our ocean. station. With each such drive it becomes increasingly 'difficult -

We will want to show them Pearl Harbor, to say something new and fresh and different about Protestant (Nrrtlrr'hrprt. | |: .Mu.lln fur "unday./ KIMI June unit ittrnnnaham 10, IlU 1! Ala

where the last vestiges of the December 7 jonds. Every reason for buying them has been said so many 0730Hol.t.M'rtirer Communion for Min.lat celebidted! \ J4 June I-M.1 '.
ly Chaplain K, \\
1'' attack have been obliterated. We will wantto i times: in so many 'ayfrom the smooth, expert slogans of An<.lI't'\\I,
0100- -Ui
IK Serslce. Chaplain L W, IDutlUnon. Ji .
the professional advertising man to the sincere, straight- pieurhlnx.
show them Tarawa, where Britain's own 'I' from-the-heait phrases of the man who lost a son at Iwo Jima (0930- OAl'TC Sei\loe. Chaplain E. \\'. Andietti ,pirmh-

Union Jack now flutters in the soft Pacific -that it is extremely difficult to find anything to add. WM-Mindat: Inc(, 'That.School, .In\\hlch the Small Man Chapel.Oui Rellijlon/

breeze, over the graves of the U. Marines: I lJlJO-.l"' S Nasal' II Olt I'll It I Senlc, Chaplain J. A. Cm IK10I.VOneiul
IIow ever,, ve might boil our feelings down to this: rrf'at'hlnll
who\ it there. We will want to show them : ; t)1 tine Serslce, "
1t put
If you are one of those people who have become cynicalor 110O--Chi Ullan Science Sei Ill'f'-!Small Chapel.
how it is possible to sail 7,500: miles from bored with the incessant pleas of the bond-sellers do something 1I:1t 1tkt0-etsice: -S.ence! lit.den's PRY H"r area. Chaplain II. A Toiln, ,
ChiUtljn League, Chaplain L, W.
San Francisco Manila: unchallenged except for us-forget the personalities and the hullabaloo and Da\ldlton, Ji. -

for the diminishing threat of submari at- I I. the slick promotion and go off by yourself for awhile and look Calhoun ('hrpeit Stustis.Moad and lIIrmln&ham A\"lIuE'.
tack. We will want to show them :Midway oo.lO-MIiIiI.
at the flag. Don't just glance and pass on, but stand there OKIO-lolulOA.
and the Coral Sea and the :Marshall, and the i iIarianag. i!I. for a while and look nt it. Let your mind visualize all the 0931/--Alasa lI00- ,
MUM
and Palau and the Aleutians and > scenes on earth over which that flag flies: the new USS 1700-MJMChrUtjb

the Philippines. We will want to show them Midway\ the graves on Omaha beach, the Capitol in Wash \. 1'i-li.Bc, Srnlcti' Mu.tli Hud and )ltlrmlnliim

Task Force 58. I ington, the U. S. Embassies in London and :Moscow, the post (..1100". -Small' chapel.
Britain has her "so few" who stood alone .r lorry Mlni.i.null. (Impel, earner, of 3fulI"l! and
office building in Peoria, Mt.\ Suribachi and the Naval Hospital Kirniih.iu.
and yet so gallantly against the might of at Bethesda inoo-Muluul meeting (Wedneidjy).
Jewish'. ltrliaiaua !o.F\I<'.. and Yellow.hip lluuri.MalJlj'e .
the German Luftwaffe-a "so few" to whom I -'.' '>--;ma" Chapel lui11"1
Then try and visualize a few of the places over which the and li'imtnjMim.Tuiwdjv. .

the whole world, including the United States, U. S. flag has never flown : a mass execution, a torture camp, ,. ]:3iO-15.t0-Chaplatns' Office NATTC.
will forever owe so much. But we have our 'ruesd.ty 130tl.lSJO--Chplaln's: OUIce. YellowUater..
,a political police headquarters, a beheading of a war prisoner, MACS ._ I
"so few," too who stood alone and yet so'1 dictator's palace. First ThuriJdf! of each month 1700 183t), Chaplain1 O.-
a flee NAAS.; (seen Cote: Spilng.
gallantly against the might of the Japanese ..
Second lhiii ilaj-: of each
m mh. 1630-110. Reading
imperial After you've stood and watched the flag for awhile and KiHini, NAAS., Mj\poit.
Fleet. They the of the
ate men thought about these things, if you don't stand up a little Third 'Ihuuday of ...each month 13OO-1C.IO.: :! Chapel, JJt
Lex. the Hornet the Sara. the Wasp the Enc -
terp'rise-and Patwing; 10. We will want to straighter and hold your head a little higher then you're not

, an American. And if you don't get behind the Seventh War
f tell the Loyal Navy about them. ThEditor
Loan Drive with all the bonds you can afford, then you don't II To .1

f' Britain has a score to settle with the Japanese deserve to be one. -,- ---..-, .
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-a score that involves names like: Singapore Dear Editor: _

Hong Kong the :Malay States the Gil- I am not exactly what you would call a giiplnff

berts, TINS Repulse and JIMS Prince of Quotables"It's Sailor, but there are a few things in this inan's
Navy that I don't understand. We are all away
Wales. Because of the rexl American blood
a physical fact that it takes time to get stuff ashore from our homes and our loved ones, fighting to pro
that has already been mixed with the blue test our way of living. This Is a fight that must
and land forces deployed and ready to fight. Air fields have
waters of the Pacific she will have a milch go on until we win. so that we can once again lend
tw be built. They just don't sprout. -Secretary Forrestal.
easier job of it. We are glad. Welcome, our normal lives. Yet, every man in service looks
A 131 itanrlia.F forward to the day when his annual leave is due M
"Our power to attack Japan is totally dependent on that he can spend a few more happy days at hem..

I'hips-ships of all sorts. The number of ships available is have befoie returning to the Job that must be done. 1

StarsToo large but it is not infinite. Skilled laborers the West such a leave coming up, but unfortunately I
{; Guest on live on the West Coast. It's really not a bad placeto
Coast can now save hundreds of hours of time in repairing live, but It takes) a lot of time to get there and

: many fellows depend on luck to get ships, and increase in considerable proportion the weight and return, about eleven or twelve days, to be exact.

I: thorn by in the future. They are content to continuity of our blows against the Japanese.Maj., George I Well don't, sir perhaps now you ate beginning to nee what .I
park their worries, hoping that such thingsas I Fielding Eliot. understand. We are entitled to fifteen' day
leave a year, and the most I could expect out of that
the G. I. Bill of Kights and mustering is three days at home. Aa much as I would like to

out pay will see them through their "conver I "When I was at the Iwo Jima landing I had the privilegeof ] go home, I can't see it for such a short time and I

sion" period. Probably no better exampleof seeing air groups from Task Force )8; come: in over that I know there are a lot of other fellows who are fated

wishful thinking .exists. A few War I small volcanic island for softening up bombardment. The ''on with the this wife very and same family problem., because Sir they, it's Just ort as of J hard look

Bonds tudrd'awa" in the family strong perfection of their performance was a )pleasure! to behold. i I forward the year around for your return, and there

box will give a little financial: security so ,the Even to someone who is a complete amateur in war it was or four days I U an awful short lime to live out of

ex-sailor can have his new suit and a little clear you had a proficient professional I team in that opera- I each year. Couldn't something be done In the way
of trailing time lot the boys on the West Coast?
PurceH
L'am Forrestal.
money to go places.- Jion. Secretary A. L. H.


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TO THE EDITOR .1 1NAS: : WELFARE PRESENTSMAINSIDE Jain-- ,.

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Dear Editor: MOVIES ; -
I disagree with your choice of Today-.-"THE SKY'S THE LIMIT" Fred Astalre, Joan Leslie
selecting Spike Jones as one of the A gay musical romance concerning a flyer on leave In New York. (This
Most Promising Newer Orchestras Is the "Shining Hour" picture). '
Evidently i the amusement editor Fl'lday-"l'LL TELL THE WORLD." Lee Tracy. The story ofa
i was recovering from' one of his radio announcer whose gift of gab gets him into all kinds of trouble.
hangovers when he made that Sat. & Sun.-"ALONO CAME JONES." Gary Cooper. L. Young.
statement. As part of the'pt" \ Review not available (Pre-release).
sonnel of this district I Protest!! Monday-"BEWITCHED." Edmund Gwynn, Phyllis Thaxter The
Cecil Field. i iII death of his son in a prison riot teaches the warden a lesson In understanding -

June, 1945, i W. M. Gill, Y2e.a. ,
S. S STUDENT OFFICERS TIIEATRE
.-.) (Does Realtor Gill hate a better Sunday-"I'LL TELL THE WORLD Lee Tracy c y
choice of his own?-) d.) I Mon. &Tues.-"ALONG CAME JONES. Gary Cooper and L a
Young. j'v
Wednesday-"BEWITCHED." Edmund Gwynn and Phyllis Thax-
ter S
Thurs & Frl.-"WITHIN THESE WALLS." Thomas Mitchell. T1irtt
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SERVICE INSURANCEThis

REPORTER
( Is the third In a series I
of articles written by an enlisted I can do, so with the government :
man, which have been pitching in, his finances are. ship !
'By Bill Smith, Y3c submitted to the JAX AIR shape. I L
Question: ''What is the NEWS by the .station Insurance For fellows who get hurt bad, K r .
office.-Ed.) the pension is lots bigger, In other
best town you ever pitcheda words, If yo'u lose a leg, or an
liberty in, and why? After telling Mac what Uncle. arm, or an eye, they add a flat
-'--- Sam was going to do for our families : monthly sum. In really tough
JERRY FE RIN, AMM2c I got to thinking about what cases, the payments can run, as
Phoenix, Ariz. would happen to me if I should get high as $265 You are also entitled ;'I.LIi ,
"" That's easy-Chicago. People disabled. My thoughts.vandered to hospital treatment free, "SLAP THAT BASS," and that Is Just what Walter Novikoff, $
there treat service men better home to ,old Jim Snead; he's a and they'll put you in a Veterans' AMM3c, Squadron VPB21, is doing'in the above photograph, takenat
than in other places. Also you've cousin of mine who was hit in the home if it is necessary. The dough a surprise jam session, held preceding the regular movie at Main-
got more things to do and lots leg in the last war, and he's been you get is free from taxation, and side Auditorium last week. Other musicians shown in the picture
of different places to go. favoring that leg ever since I had if you owe anybody any money, are Bob Dahne, Mus2c, shown brushing the drums, while W. E.
heard the folks talking about some they can't take your pension away (Rocky) Harbeson, S2c, Welfare Department/ lends a helping hand
G. L. SHARP, SlcAOM), Knoxville kind of veterans' pension, but I from you by running a garnish as pianist and vocalist.
Tenn. never paid much attention to what ment or attachment All movie-goers beat time with their hands and teet-rocking
Knoxvllle\ Tenn, but I haven't they said. There are a couple of other with the June heat. A smash hit with all hands, the Jam sessions
been there since I came in the Now I just thought about myself things I want to mention beforeI may soon become a permanent fixture on the entertainment scene as
Navy. It's got Just about any which is pretty human after pipe down As I said last week, soon arrangements can be completed by the Welfare Department.
thing you want to do. But most all. So I went back to the Insurance it pays to behave in this man's
of all it's home, and I want to Officer and I says, "I Navy. If your Injury or disease
go there. guess you are about ready to think comes about because you were do- The Wolf by Sansone

I I[ am a pest, but what I want to ing something you hadn't oughtto c..r.... H+S..u..... ...... _ow q C"5'-s..'_
J. D. BURNS, AOMlc, Birming- know is what happens to me there Is no pension payable, ....
ham, Ala. should I get, partially or totally and you'll have to get along the !
New York City People are disabled in this war?" He replied best you can. If you are getting / ) \ rtll
nicer to you There are more that he was glad I came back, a medical survey and you feel that ,- w,
things to do and places to go. I since it was one of his duties to be you have Incurred a disability in :. .i ". /.IV"" V1 t r... r
like the climate'better'there. sure that such information was line of duty, be sure to completea ,t .J I. ..
noised around., And he says, "Joe, claim form before you are dis- : 'i.... ...
R. A. MARTIN, AMM3C. Rob. if I tell you, I know it will get charged, as your medical record .
binaville, N. C. around, so sit down and I'll give will be available, and it will makeIt \ "' ,'tJt t '

Chicago. There's more real hospitality you the straight dope." much simpler. \,,"'.. \ :
.. ._
there-more free stuff for It seems that the amount of -' ;' \,
service men. And there's lots of money you get is based on how bad ,, !
good looking women.V. you are hurt, The Veterans' Ad- + i
ministration, which handles pen- 1
F. WOLF, ARM2c, Baltimore, sions, Insurance and such things,
Md has you fill out a form to file your 1
Any town In Australia. Thingsare claim. Then you appear before a
cheaper down there. The girls board consisting of a doctor, a lawyer
are really nice to you-they like and an occupational specialist, !t
the Yanks. Plenty of good drinks (An occupational specialist is agent I SALTY HUMOR FROM
I always had a good time there who knows all about various
and estimate HERE AND THERE
kinds of jobs can
W. L DeMARS, ARM3c, New how well a partially disabled man :
York, N. Y. can do a particular Job,) The Nuff Said
New York City. There are plenty I monthly pension for total disabil- Sailor: "Hello." ( \\t
of places to go and the people I ity is $115. The board rates you Girl: j1!: !!
treat you right. They ride you on a percentage scale, so if you Sailor: "Oh, well."
in their cars and never let service are 30 percent disabled you get a ... ---
men pay for anything I've only lifetime pension of $3150; if you Dogs Will StrayA
been in two other towns, Newportand are rated 70 perc.'nt, then it's divorce from her
woman got a
Jacksonville. You can hold a job and
$80.50,
husband for flat feet His feet
still draw this pension, since it is r di >
K E. HAWKINS, AMM3C, De- assumed that you could get a bet were in the wrong flat vs'! i .: ii

troit. Mich. I ter job if you hadn't been hurt. The
Chicago is the best liberty town. That's why my cousin I mentionedwas Definition-NUDIST: only
It's strictly for service men. People getting that money from the sailor.Vw person. with less pockets than a 'What difference does it make how we pair off?"
there realize there's a war on and government. He had a job, but ,t tI
don't take service men for granted, he couldn't do everything you and
or take advantage of them, Chicago G'wantNavy
people are very friendly as a the South Pacific and back. It's doctor: "Son, you have beg your pardon," she stammered
whole.W. the place I long to be. acute appendicitis" "I mistook you for the Lather No Transferee Pay I

Patient: "Please, doc, stop your of one of my children." From 25 to 30 June i t,
J, BOYLE, AMM2, Pensa- PATRICK McHUGH, Sic, Boston kidding I didn't come here to be
cola, Fla Mass, admired." All enlisted men being trans
It Isn't Jax; it's a town in Cuba Chicago They like. service men Let's Not ne HastyTwo ferred between 25 June and 30
-Guantanamo The people are I up there. Naturally sailors entered a bus and June will not be paid before shipping -
friendly and not 'I Sailor's creed: "What I want sat across from a pretty girl. out because of the extra workload
That's more than money-grabbing'l JACK{ KEARN, AMM2c, St. : most out of the Navy Is me." "That's a mighty cute girl," one of In the Crew Disbursing Of-
a lot of U S. towns. girls Louis, Mo.Chicago., I __ them remarked. "Shall we speakto fice in the preparation of new pay
,, nice to you, maybe because People treat you bet SP: "Now tell the court how her?" records for all hands, it was announced
.re an American or something. ter. More places to go and see. you came to take the car" "Take It easy, Mac; wait until this week. ;

not better looking, but Sic: 'Well the car was standing she pays her Men actually in need of funds
ROGER DODGER, S2c, Potlatch -
when they like you they really In front of the cemetery, and for travel or other emergencies r
like you.J S. C naturally I thought the owner was Why, Girls' should contact the. Disbursing Officer
backIn
-y Boone, N. C. It's so far "
became of
"Whatever
dead. WAVE: .
A, PERROTO, AMM2c, New the hills they have to pipe day old-fashioned who
gIrls
and --- those It was also announced that no
York, N. Y. light over three mountains Could Be fainted when a boy kissed them?" special money will be paid exceptin
Good old New York City. Peopleare bring in snuff by parachute. Only
more friendly there, more time you hear anything about war I The kindergarten teacher bowedto WAC: "Whatever became of the case of emergency leave, during -
places to go. I haven't hit any is Fridays when the paper comes a man on the car and then realized old-fashioned boys who could make the period from 19 June to 5
other town like it and I've been to I I out--sometimes. he was a total stranger "Oh, : 'em faint ?" I I July.


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. foothall "School" For Players Will Get underway MondaySelect



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P --I NEW PHYSICAL' ::I New P. T. Chieftain Tatum InvitesAll




SelectionsBy TRAINING BOSS GriddersTo


I Turn OutA
Ralph Warner, S2c COMES ABOARD I

There's not a hint of fall in summer football "school,"
Lt. Comdr. Warren P. McGuirk
the air. In fact, it is hot as who for the last 15 years has been, d the prelude to regular train- tr

hell (with apologies to the active in athletic and physical ing for the all-station: Fliers

ladies and the Fla. C. of C.) training activities, last week grid squad, will start next

x But though the leaves are not boarded to assume the the good duties ship, "Jax of Physical Navy", a t t : Monday when the pigskin

falling and baseball has barely Training and Welfare Officer. makes its first appearancehere

F, reached the half-way mark, A New Englander, Lt. Comdr. since being put on, the .*

;+ football has reared Its pigsklnned McGuirk will take over the helm shelf last December.

head into the Jax sporting: scene. at ment the Physical Training: Depart- Lt. Jim Tatum, who will be
on Monday, relieving Lt
,; This gridiron encroachment com- Comdr. Lawrence E. Haskell, who head coach of the Fliers this

ing during the humid diamond will report to ComFair, Seattle, u fall, has issued an invitationto

days resulted from an announce- Wash.Lt. all gridders on the stationto
Comdr. McGuirk's first assignment -
ment this week by the Physical after joining the NavyIn take part in the practice

Training Dept. that a football June, 1942, was at NAS Quon- sessions, which will be held three

+ clinic for players will blossom set, R. I., where he was director of times weekly at an as yet undeter-

;" forth next : as a preliminary physical training. After a year mined hour.
Monday there he became Physical Trainingand -- All men on the station who have
Lt. Comdr. Lawrence E, Haskell (right) won't be needing It,
td down-to-business practice Survival Officer at ComFair, played the game, whether the college -
and Lt. Comdr. Warren P. McGuirk left) will, so the sun hat
% for the 1945 Flier footballers. Quonset Point, serving nearly two ( snazzy high school or sandlot variety -
One of the main purposes of this years at that station which is in pictured above changes hands. McGuirk reported to NAS from Com are asked to contact Tatum
instructional clinic will be to give charge of all CASU's on the East Fair, Quonset Point, R. I., and on Monday will become Physical either in person at the Physical
Coach Jim Tatum a line on his Coast. Training and Welfare,Officer, succeeding Haskell, who will report to Training Department Building or

prospects for he rapidly approach- For 12 years prior to his entrance ComFair, Seattle, Wash. by phone numbers 512, 593 or 8381.

And with a glaring Into the Navy, he was a Players are urged to report to .,
absence of name players as com- teacher and athletic coach at Bldg. 726 at either 0900 or 1630 .u
pared to last year, it is apparentthat Maiden High School In Massa Rugged 10-Game Flier Grid Slate Monday. The workouts will be

the former North Carolina chusetts. The new P. T. chief- held at the athletic area at the
mentor is going to need all the tian was a baseball" and foot- corner of Yorktown and Mustin.

lines he can get-including one ball star, Boston College, from Lists Two Clashes With Ft. PierceThe I With v ,.y three members of last
staunch seven-wan one-to meet 1925 to '29, and in his senior year's 40-man squad on deck, Ta-

the rugged 10-game schedule lined ;rear, he played tackle and captained 1915 edition of the all-station football Fliers will meet the tum is especially anxious that all

up for the Fliers. the B. C. eleven that went leading elevens In the southeast this fall, ,according to the 10-game I former prep players who are Interested -
However there Is fact that
one
through the season undefeatedto will turn out
schedule released this week by Coach Jim Tatum of the Physical
sUcks out like a pressed necker- win the Eastern championship. "No big name college stars
Training Department.The
chief at inspection and it is that "
Fliers will play five games at home and five away, opening the will be sent in, the coach declared -
pigskin followers in these parts He reported here last week from "and the.malu.'up of the
the Miami
in season against Naval Training Center here on 23 Sept., and
will see the ultimate attack on the Point.
the flashiest most closing against Ft. Benntng here on 25 Nov. Highlights of the slate team I 18 wide open. The squad
gridiron-the ,
Lt. Haskell will leave
offensive Comdr. are a pair of duels with the Ft. Pierce Naval Amphlbs, rated the lead- ulll be composed mainly of fellows -
der spectacular current college rules.possible un- Sunday night for Seattle, thus end- Ing service eleven in the country last year, and a' single contest with with high school experience,
34 months tour of here
ing a duty and
every player will hate
the North Carolina Pre-Flight team there. a
Tatum will the break-
use quick
during which he started from
The only college team to on the schedule Is chance to make the team
ing, wide open T-formation that he scratch and built an outstandingand appear Presbyterian,
assisted Lt. Don 'Faurot with so which comes here on Saturday, 6 Oct. All other tilts are carded on "A lot of boys didn't come out
highly efficient physical train-
successfully last year. Only this Ing organization. The former Ok- Sundays, but will be moved up to Saturday if there Is any conflict with last year1 because of the number of
pro and college players here. Thatis
season the T will be even more lahoma U. athletic director and Station policies prohibiting games on Sunday.
not the case this
The schedule season, and
when combined with :
spectacular coach will leave friends here,
many 23 Miami Naval Training Center all candidates will have an equal
here.
the new rule permitting passing all of whom wish him the best of Sept., opportunity."
from any point behind the line of luck. 30 Sept., Georgia Pre-Flight, there.
scrimmage instead of five yards : 6 Oct., Presbyterian College, here The "school"-and it's just that
-' '--"
back as in the past. =!. 14 Oct., Ft. Pierce Navy, there. -will fulfill a three-fold purpose:

Grid experts figure this rule Flier Ten Downs 21 Oct., Miami Naval Training Center, there, it will give players who are in-
change will aid the already potent 28 Oct., Georgia Pre-Oght, here. terested a chance to keep abreastof

T-formation as much or more than 4 Nov., Fort Bennlng, there. the football times and provide

any other system. Win or lose, Muni In Thriller 11 Nov., North Carolina Pre-Flight, there. recreation for them; it will meal
there's going to be a lot of excit- ; 18 Nov., Ft. Pierce Navy, here. the quality of material on the sta-
ing football played at Mason Field 25 Nov., Fort Benning, here. tion; and it will familiarize the

this fall.While. Lake City On DeckThe players with the touchdown-pro
informing this column ducing T-formation, which Tatum
that he expects to have only three Ted Williams And Play Starts InHandball will employ. ,
squadmen available from last sea- red-hot Flier softball team, Tatum stressed the fact that the

eon's fast outfit and that the team winner of two games last week Bob Kennedy Here MeetFirst Fliers will be an all-station team

will be made up mainly of former including a 16-lnning thriller, will with players from NAS, NATTC
high school performers, Tatum did go to bat against the Lake City Marine Second Lieutenant a- and second round matches (which had four first stringers last
not once revert to the crying towel. ten at 2045 tonight in an NAOTC Ted Williams and Bob Kennedy, in the Welfare sponsored NAS year), NAOTC and the Hospital.

This is a radical departure from League game at the Mat. both), Major League diamond Handball Tournament are slated The schedule for the opening
one of the standby rules of the The tilt will be part of a double !stars, checked in at NAS Tuesday to be played this week with 17 weeks of the "illnlc" will include

grid coaching profession and if header with the WAVES sched- and were assigned to ,U'- players competing for the cham- Instruction on fundamentals, ball

i more widely accepted would be a uled to oppose the Tamp Blanding OTU. pionship and the first prize of a handling, running plays and In
boon to struggling sports writersin Dormerettes at 1930. Williams, one of baseball's $25 War Bond. general getting acquainted..
and out of service. Last Thursday at the Mat the great natural hitters, played for The national four-wall soft hand- the intricacies of the T-l 'st'm.

But while Tatum wins our respect Fliers and Municipal No. 1 stagedone the Boston ICed Sox before en- ball rules will govern the meet, To beat the heat, players ulll
in this respect (it is hot, of the most exciting softball tering the Marine Corps, while Matches will be decided by the work out in shorts

isn't it), our coach-of-the-month games seen in these parts in manya Kenndy was a crackerjack third best two out of three games and The practice sessions are beinir
h accolade goes to Tom Lieb, who day, the Fliers finally winning in baseman for the Chicago White may De played on the courts at conducted as much for the players

I directs the 'activities of Florida'sgalloping the 16th inning by 2 to 1. Sox.Both Mason Field, the Mat or Junior as for providing talent for the station -
Gators A rousing game throughout, are receiving opera- BOQ
; eleven.
Men
the tilt lasted three hours, end- tional training and will be here First round who do not ex-
".;. When Tatum attempted to add pairings, as an- pect to be here in the fall still
Ing at midnight. approximately 10 weeks. They nounced by Lt. Joe may
Florida to the Fliers' schedule, Debely, fol- attend the practices and
'. I..ll'b suddenly discovered the Ga. Both starting nitehers- lasted- the reported to NAS from Pensa- low; pick up
of
-' some the latest
distances m; maneuvers in
i tors' Elate was full, or words to being the winning cola. Robert Gordon, AMlc, vs Lt the ever changing football
v that effect. That's the smartest twirler, vhile Enos suffered the Douglas; ChW.O. R. C Smithvs While picture.
loss. The Fliers' ace allowed six Lt, (jg) Hickey Bill the player talent will be
move Tom, a former Notre Dame SOFTBALL STANDINGS ; TrubitzerAMlc ,. thinner than usual
the
f hits over the route while strikingout vs. bye M, Stadler coaching
star, has made since he started the ; S2c,
Results to 18 JUDe setup is tops. Tatum who worked
< ) ,
campaign to entice Florida's prep 28 batters, something of a vs. P. Tremper; J, GiovannlAMM
record. Enos scattered five blows OFFICERS' LEAGUE 3c R. with Don Faurot as line coach here
gridders to Gainesville vs. Swett, Sk2c; R. En- l.
You may recall that the Fliers over the distance.In (Admiral' Cup) dicott, AMM2c, vs. Chief L last year, has coached college an J
beating Muni No. 1, Coach Hennes service teams for the past 11 years,
got off to a slow start last year Team W L ; WO, John Fanning vs
Sax Elliot's team avenged their Lt Eplier; Lt Hand and he expects to have the helpof
and dropped their opener to the MF-OTU 11 4 vs Lt Freed:
youthful Gators, 27 to 20, in a only loss of the season, the pre- Operations JO 5 E. Seyfried, C2c, VI. M Radin several other experienced men-
VPB 9 i tors now on the station.
vious encounter being won by the PhM3c.IHroUly..
that of those
game was one things.
visitors, 1 to 0. VF-3 6 8 Included In thla frrniin arc T.t.
Had the two clubs met later in -
the season, the bookies would have Joe Brown gathered a pair ef O. W.: Douglas, rmerhacl coachat
taken the Fliers and spotted some singles in tour times at bat to MORNING LEAGUE Akron U; Lt. George Barkley,
50 points. At this point maybewe claim hitting honors. He also ComntaDdlDr QHIrtr't Cup) line coach at Dartmouth; Lt

could coin a nickname for the scampered across the plate with Team W L Continued on Page Seven
x Florida mentor along the lines of the wlnnnig run, scoring on Elder's VPB 11 2

,, Tom (The Fox) Lleb. sharp single over second, AIrR Mt-OTU 11 9 4 2 u DOROTHY BUNDY
after two were down in the 16th :
While we're thinking of it, pert Supply 8 5 :
haps one reason Tatum did not inning, Commissary f 7Salvage WINS NET MATCH
The Fliers chalked their
pessimistic outlook for up 1 :
assume a VM That
high school tennis in Flori-
second victory of the week In 9
the Fliers is the fact that he had Toot 4
just returned from"Kinston, N C., beating Orlando, 6 to 0, lat Ship's Service 3 10 da is still a far cry from that
where :Mrs. Tatum had presented Saturday under the lights at the Public Work 3 10 put on by the nation's top rankIng -
Mat. women players was amply
him-as the society editors
1)) with a bouncing'' baby girl weigh-say- Once again Sar"s tossed the AFTERNOON LEAGUECommand demonstrated at the Naval Air
home team to an win Station last week when Dorothy
setting
easy
three
nine and ounces, .
ing pounds ( Offlm' Cup)
the losers down with two hits, Bundy, fourth ranking femininenet
Team ,
I W L
while his mates collected four A star, disposed of Larnerd Mu-
NAOTC SOFTBALL base-knocks. Vi5 Marine Bk 12 10 3 1 ro noz, Jacksonville High School boy

LEAGUETeam Bunching three hits in the Main Galley 4O and Big Ten tennis champion, 6-O,
I fourth, including a double by ft G ; 6-1 han exhibition match tor
I Results to 19NAS. J.sel I Tommy Bishop, the Fliers'crossed hospital 5 4 WAVES.
Personnel 6 :5
NAS, Jar W 7 L 1 I the plate twice. Then, again in the Chief Club 7 6 Y 4 However, in the doubles Munoz
Lake City 5 3 next inning, they went on to tally Boathouse 3 10 paired with Fred Miller of the
f.. Municipal No 1 5 3 four more runs to sew up the Dock & Ferrltrt 1 12 Physical Training and Welfare'De-
Cecil Held 4 4 Garage 1 U:
partment to
game. trim :Miss Bundy and
Lee Flel.1Yellow 3 5
Water 0 8 ---t-, 1 MINOLEAGUE t Frank Floyd, also of the PT Department -

Man For himself 6-3, 6-3.
," 1A.t.J Wf k'. 8t.'... Every Team W L The exhibition by :Miss Bundy
: lax 1, Yellow Water 0.Cecil Frightened young WAVE:I "Do Salvage Hq 122 JO 1
i Held 1, Lee Field 0. you mean I'm going to be held here Dispensary 6 1 opened the season for WAVES
Municipal t Lake ill' for ransom 7"KIdnapper Poet 01 Lice 6 4, tennis at the Naval Air. Station
NAS. Jar ; 1 NS Main Galley) 4 6 and paved the way for beginnerand
should not!
Cecil Held 4, Yellow Water 2 : say ADU 4 _7 uundy in action on advanced classes 'in the net
8 Lee Field 2. Let Ransom get his own girl."
J.ake City CommuniCAtlon) 1'0 NAS court. game.Page .. '

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21 June, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven 1



Fliers' Cop 3 League Tilts; 1Y1UE I ITIII( rm.Tex.vtc EV >tGliaLi I New C.O.


Continued From Page One
Play Daytona NAS Today Other NAS commanding officer ,.,
have been Capt. (now Rear Admiral ;I

) Charles P. Mason, Capt. c
t Any lingering doubts as to the NAS Fliers' superiority (now Rear Admiral) John Dale i ,

in the Jax Victory League were squashed to a pulp last week Price, Capt. Stanley Michael, Capt. j,

AS Charley Gehringer's alert crew wrapped up three convincing Arthur Gavin and Capt. W. W.

...... loop. victories to clinch_first half honors in the leatrue.D Smith.-- -
'" -

\'tiers some DIAMOND Bond
MENUToday Drive
EVEN WITH the mechanical ,.
competition when they to I
" go Fliers vs. Daytona contraptions which Uncle Sam has
__
r. bat against the Daytona BeachNAS at Mason Field thoughtfully provided for his W Continued From rage One
;
.., row d zsltcracliv pour In, Americans will inch up-
Beach NAS nine. The tilt will starting at 1700. nieces to keep them epIc and span ward until the colors are struck at
be played at the usual stomping Saturday, Fliers vs. Chason (especially"on inspection day) this By Sgt. Robert M. Higgins the peak of this Japanese national t'
grounds, Mason Field, starting at Dairy in Victory League tilt business known as laundry is quitea ,Our department of research on symbol.
1700. at Jacksonville ball park. Night deal. Of all the personal chores Horses and Women has brought Quotas '

The Fliers' trio of league vic- game. the WAVES tangle with, laundry fourth Quotas have-been assigned to all ;
some very interesting factson
Sunday, Fliers vs. Gibbs undoubtedly is the major problem.It .
tims last week were Mayport, individual units and activities for
Shipyard in Victory loop is a thing beyond all understanding the Mark IV, 1945, Southern
Camp Blanding and Chason Dairy. gameat the drive., A & R, with the largest
Mayport bowed to the locals there Jax Ball Park. Game is how a stack of clean shirts or Belle. Bits of information like personnel aboard, tops the list with .

'" Wednesday, 6 to 2; the Doughboys part of a double header with freshly pressed skirts can deterio-, this will be of great assistance, we a quota of $140,000. Others include w,
1j., fell by the :wayside here Saturday, play starting at 1330. rate into a soiled, mussed, completely feel, to those of us who have recently the Yard Department, $8,850; Sup- ,
8 to 4; and Chason bit the dust (Navy personnel admitted unpresentable wad. joined this Unit. My first ply, $74,350; Aviation Supply
Sunday, 11 to 1. free to all Flier games), Sooo-for a couple of nights you experience with one of the Mark School, $1,440; Public Works, $45-::

The Fliers' only defeat during avert your eyes and pretend the IV type was definitely an ordeal. 340; T-l, $10,350; T-2, $1,000; T-3
(he'week was a non-league 6 to 5 Open Swim Meet laundry bag isn't making a bulgeon She employed the "Aren't you ter- $1,920; T-4, $7,220; T-5, $1,760;
setback at the hands of the Or- your locker door. Comes the rible" motif Executive Department, $7,800; .J
lando Army Air Base nine there Carded fateful hour, however, when the This type seldom swears or uses Physical Training, $2,690; Ord-
Thursday. The loss was the third SaturdayCalling harsh realization dawns that un* suggestive language in public, but nance and Gunnery, $4,120; Medical

of the season for the Navy club all Weissmullers! Here's less you bewitch yourself into an she encourages her gentleman $6,900; Communications, $4-
which has smacked the victory your chance to demonstrate eager beaver, come the bright friend to think that he is something 720; X-l, X-2, X-3, POI, P02, $8- '..
:T, column on 19 occasion!' The acquatic prowess.. your fresh_.tomorrow_ you're _going to of a devil.. She. knows better I 940; BOQ 1&2, $3,000; Transportation -
Fliers' league mark stands at look like yesterday's sad sack. man to oe too witty nerseix, $10,310; Marines, $9,360;
15 to 1, a red-hot record In any On Saturday, a two-event open With grim determination you but she will go off into merry ADU, $2,340; Inspection and Sur-
circuit. swimming meet will be held at the seize the offensive gear in one peals of gentle hysterics at any- vey, $9,000; VPB, $73,700; VMF, .
The clash withBlanding was the Mainside pool with all swimmers hand, and a big box of soap flakesin thing offered in the line of humor $24,160; VF5, $23,800; Lee Field, :I
feature home tilt as the Fliers took Invited to compete. The event will the other, and march briskly I by her escort. Every time you $60,810; NAGS, $50,000; Mayport, ;,
be
the
the measure of the Army nine for 100-yard free style and a down the passageway hoping with open your trap, she will ripple likea $20,000; Municipal No 1, $65,430;
the third time in four meetingsthis 100-yard backstroke for men. every step that somebody will hail brook. Then with a look of and Cecil Field, $73,270.
season. Heads UD ball broue-ht Finalists in both events will be you with a good excuse to post- feigned Innocence spread all over The U. S. Naval Hospital and
home the bacon as the Fliers, out- Invited to Darticinate in the biff pone the prospect awhile. Thereis her beautiful map, she will coo, NATTC have not been assigned
hit 9 to 5, capitalized on Blanding station aquacade; which will beheld .an inner feeling of self-exhilira- "'Isn't he naughty," while her es- quotas by the War Bonds Office,
miscues and wildness by Lefty Jim sometime in July, Entries tion, a reflection of virtuous glory cort swells with pride. but their sales will be included in
.. Tate. may be made by contacting Lt. in going forth of your own free This will usually have a damp- the totals which will be announced
Three walks, a pair of errors and Elliot at phone 438 or Joe Baldwin, will to tackle such a Job. ening effect on the rest of the shortly after the conclusion of the
.t a long fly gave Gehringer's teen SpA)3c( ) at the pool.. If you havea SHOULD YOU find a tub both party who will be getting paler campaign.
desire to enter that
four runs in the second inning. grab phone clean and vacant, it Is a cause for with nausea by the second. Inci- -

Single runs in the third and sev- and the last do it minute now Don't wait 'til momentary pause to rejoicebutonly dently this type usually frequents Air Group 84 Is BackWith
enth and a pair in the eighth as post enttiescannot momentarily, for if you aren't Carpenter's Hall, "The Rat Race".
wound up the scoring off Tate. be accepted. eagle-eyed, somebody will slip in The newer hands will do well to a record of 234 enemy'aircraft -
Mac McGlothin, lanky right- and take over, so when you finish' avoid this type to save themselvesa destroyed, Air Group 84 has

hander, was in fine fettle to re- LAST CALL FOR your little victory dance around thoroughly expensive and revolting returned to the,United States aftera
ceive credit for the win. Mac gave the nearest ironing board you'll evening. five-month combat tour in the
up a pair of tallies in both the first TENNIS PLAYERSWith find a beach head established. Pacific on an Essex-class carrier
and last innings, but in between With the usual run of luck, how- Next week we will analyze the Composed of Marine as well as :
hurled runless ball. Shortstop Bill 18 players already signedup ever, you will find three tubs filledto Mark V or Jasmine scented type. Navy pilots, Air Group 84 is also
DeMars collected three of the only three days remain for the brim with clothes which These are habitues of the "Patio credited with sinking or damaging
Fliers' hits.Pitcher other netters to enter the open look as if they have been soak- Grill", and can be found there in more than 160,000 tons of enemy
singles tournament, Lt. S. c Elliot great numbers I shipping during the course of 6,000
Don Carter, Outfielder : ing since the barracks was first any payday. will
Hugh McConnell and First Sacker of the Welfare Department announced commissioned, and the fourth tub have to draw an expense accountto combat sorties. which included

George Boerner were the heroesof Tuesday. has obviously been used by a mech do my research work here,how strikes on the enemy's home, in-
the one-sided tiff with Chason Gold and glory await the winnerof whose date called for her before ever, as one does not invade The dustry and airfields. For 30 days
Dairy Carter had entirely too the meeting in the form of a $25 she could clean it out. (Let's be Patio, "Officers' Country" unless the group made sustained bombingand
War Bond and the title "Tennis well fortified with strafing attacks
All
much stuff for the milkmen swat- charitable and say that's the reason funds hands against the
ters, tossing hitless ball for four Champion of NAS." may contribute by dropping in to -

innings and coasting out to a 6-hit Players can enter by calling Lt. After you've scrubbed until your Barracks 911, where I can be VPB2-I Enlisted
triumph. Chason's Elliot at 498 or Athletic Specialist elbow joints get that permanently- found beating my head against the
only run came
in the last inning after the Fliers Floyd at 593. The tourney, in locked-in-place feeling and your bulkhead any evening between Promotions Announced
addition to providing a station knuckles resemble one of those be- 1700 and 1900. These surveys are
had two
pounded each in the first, Lt. Comdr. W. K. McDa\id Per-
,
all in the interest of scienceandthe
champion, will give Elliot line fore and after hand lotion
second and third and five more in a ads, sonnel Officer of Squadron VPB
on the calibre of tennis hoist the wet bundle to welfare of the men of MFOTU.
performershere you
the eighth. Pat Earey and Leon over 21, last week announced the ad-
Haskins with an eye to the formation the automatic dryer. If you aren't
were the victims of the vancement in rating of the follow-
The mess cooks at Messhall 913
15-hit assault. of an NAS net team to engage out- lucky enough to find a vacant rod, ing 14 men:
are really sold on the "One
side opponents. you can slosh down a couple of song
McConnell paced the offensive Meat Ball", Oddly enough this Henry C Eserhut and Thomas
with four solid smashes, including --ii j- ladders to the laundry lines strungaft seems to be the staple diet these W. Wood advanced frem ACMM

two doubles, In five trips to WAVE Ten Whips the the building, or if your fortuneis days. It is rumored that stomach (AA) to ACMMT). Thomas N.
the plate, while lioerner had a in-between kind, you might pumps are being installed in close Spight and Samuel E. Stratton
triple and two singles. Hospital Team, 26-1 inner find a lines.yard or two of space on the 'proximity to this messhall in the from Y3cT) to Y2cT). Advanc-

Gehringer, playing his first full The WAVES Softball team beat near future. Those of you who eat ing from S2c to Sic were James
game since suffering a recent an- the Hospital outfit last IN EITHER event, you face nu- there know well the clarion cry M. Broome, Charles J. Cykieta,
kle Injury, got one for four. 26 to 1, the :Mat. Thursday, merous interesting possibilities. If "Sweepers, man your brooms; Peggy L. Fox, John R Haslett Jr.,
on.
The Fliers suffered a tough defeat you hang 'em outside, you may return Guards and sentries, clear the Walter L. Hopkins, Andrew J,
at Orlando as the Army nine Bobby Innis pitched two hit ball to find them swaying, fresh way". But have you noticed thatit Mastronardi, Clarence L. Newton,
claimed a 6 to 5 decision in a tight for the winners, while her mates and dry, but more likely you'll find is most prevalent immediately .1.Millard D. Peters, William 1..
battle. Charlie Rushe, ace Orlan- collected a grand total of twentyone the wonderful breeze has swished following evening chow. Thompson, and Van R. Tunner
do moundsman propertyof base-knocks, including a home them right off the line onto the
the Pittsburgh Pirates, had justenough run by Skip Moore, and a pair of sandy ground. If you hang them
to take the locals. Whitey doubles and two triples. inside, and find them almost dry, COMMERCIAL BULLETIN .
< __ ?
: crust startea for JSAS, oemg relieved Every WAVE playing for the you'll probably go away long Fold SALE
by Jack Seidwitz. winners managed to cross the plateat enough for a cigarette and returnto One pre-war Kollfael bicycle with Large bedroom Tillable for officer
The Fliers encountered. little least once, Llewellan and :Moore find your almost-dry-shlrts now white sldewall tires and carriage ..- and wife. Wife to have privilege of
trouble in the joust with :Mayportas stamping out tallies no less than bearing the extra added attractionof lilia Set, or('I telephone Dtut Lt., extension VthiUon tlit Uulldirg, other preparing her own breakfast, bat ao
cooking privilege Convenientto
four times each. a very wet bathing towel!
Lefty Phil :Miller scattered four Naval Air Station busses Mri.
safeties. Catcher Jack Baer Errors by the hospital girls were Should you put your clothes in Ruomsia private tOO, RENT borne. Temporary 1). H. Thomas, 9749 M, John Are

rapped three of the 10 blows col- numerous and their batting was the automatic dryer, some help- roomers wanted. Sirs J. "'. Thomas,
.,. lected off the offerings of Wilkins, poor. ful soul is going to take her gear Khertide, 2830 rark. Phone 16198. FOR SALE
out and turn the switch off so that Mature)cle. 1939 ClOllV Harley DaUduon -
Mayport hurler.'i Leading the array at the plate I Corner, double room with twin bf'dll. with aide car. Very good con
:!.-- with five hits in six trips, Moore when you return, your stuff is still Private bath. Mra. Tarr, 3330 Flue dition. J're-war tire*. Contact E. It.
All was on base each time she batted, dripping. Escaping that, you will Street, Tel. 2191.. Kenny, AMMJe, 1223 11, llancock,
Tatum Invites
probably find that has NAS.
nobody
the sixth one being a base on an Two double room with connecting Two return trip ticket to Tampa sa
'f: Gridders To Turn Out error. opened the big sliding racks, the bath. Kitchen privilege and laundry Seaboard. Cheap. Inquire It 12S7
,\oJ Continued From Pee Six machine has been superefficientand convenience Linen furnihheil. $11 A. Hancock, NAill.
.. I so your laundry is dried per week for each room. Mri. James
as
George Van Bibber, athletic direc- Golfers WilfPitchAnd stiff II. Cou< tor and line mentor at the Univ. and hard as chow hall toast Ortega Itrldge, FUhweln, \ of Connecticut; Lt. Welcome and the whole batch has to be re- from river. Phone 2-9701. (home) or 830 Lynch llldg., Tel. 5-7170.
Putt For PrizesE.
wet before you can iron. 4-3201 office),
Shearer, Univ. of Florida coaching I Baby baauinet with folding ttaad.Good .
staff; Lt. Joe Debely, St. Mary's v Stewart, AMM3c, of A & You clatter down below to log Two double room available, Mr*. condition In me only three
Pre-Flight and Univ. of California; R, was closest to the hole with along out an iron and discover that o Illnnoii, 15WJ Riverside avenue. month Thone Z-0528.

and Lt. Sax Elliot, one of the na- : iron shot on the No. 2 greento everybody else has beaten you to Sleeping room. 5052 Hlarkbum Road, 12-foot Kayak. -Price IIS. 4648 Tim*'
tion's top basketball mentors who win first prize in the hole-in- them. You shoot the breeze withan Lake t shore. l'boDe8980, after 1750. quilts ltd. 1 mile from Air Matioo,
also coached football at Beverly one tournament held Monday at MAA until Dolly Darling turns '

., High School in California. the station golf course. one back, and the MAA helps you Room Xretbeck In,private 1440 lieltedere home ,Mr Tel.*. George Z.&U cycle.1933 "45"See Kn Harley*. 1>, Davidson W. Sandau.motor Barracks -
, \ ::>) The only fly In the ointment Next Monday at 1730 a pitchingand clean the thick brown crust of 701, Room 101. Tele. 853.
f 0" IK that natal duties will limit the putting contest will be held on burned starch off of it. Then you Large room In private hom Mr*.
Standard Chevrolet.
lora B. 1936 See Jobs
AcoUa
4bS7
,I services of general of the assistant the No. 9 green with all golfers or ''scramble topside again and find Phone 2-1964. Ortega Blvd.: I'. Luura, PK3c, Tel. <492.<
coaches!, and for thin reason, dufferS' on the station invited to he: only vacant ironing board Is

Tatum hadn't named his !staff! as compete. Prizes totaling $15 in the; one from which Careless Katy complished.Soberly bxeellent:New Moon Ores home, tlectrle trailer.brakes H ,foot Venetian v

)'et. Ship's Service chits will be awarded burned the whole cover. you log the iron backin blind. annually beautiful
'Tatum turned in an excellent job with separate prizes for nouns LATER, having duly return to pick up your clothes, interior. Price $1850. John S. Dull,
...... _tAafr__ _e._>_ne/\n___. with..n__ A_ _none_____ ton___ fVm___ WAVES. pondered whether it is worth while survey with much quiet anguishthe Air Base Trailer Camp.:

perienced Flier forward wall. The Twenty-five golfers took part in sprinkling clothes when your own shirt somebody has meanwhile WANTED
preceding year he helping coach the :Monday tourney with second brow keeps such a steady trickle knocked to the deck, and howl Small: two wheeled luggage trailer r
the powerful Iowa Pre-Flight elev- prize going to M. A. Ohls, ACMM, pouring down, you stand surveyinga with righteous rage at the white Lt. Comdr.: Jennon- Phone 8410.

en. The 6-foot-3 mentor built his also of A & II. J. R. Gilchrest, neat stack of freshly "done" at- hat cover now bearing the unmis- Light weight automobile; From 3$
u reputation at North Carolina U. Sic, of the P. T. Dept., was third, tire. The only marks of battle takable round ring of a coke bottle. to 41 model. Contact George H.
, lie won second team All-American and T. T. Ficek, Sic,. of A & R are one slightly scorched collar. Sadly you amble down the passageway White, vie,' Ilarrack. 907, Phone 369.
May
ill.,{'f:',,,.:, honors as a player there in 1934, was fourth., one shirt tail bearing the permanent to tuck the stuff into Tel. -61Ch'd from 0830 to 1600 at
- -, and the following year Joined the brand of ,the Too Long Left your locker, and your last thought
Tarheel coaching staff. until he entered the Navy. lie was iron ranch, one long red welt when you hit the sack is, "Well, lined ear. Froms41 Model. C....
In 1936 he was assistant varsity head football coach, in his final across the wrist which is rapidly that's that-until next time!I" Next tact Pat Creae, txt. 843. JdFOTU, +

coach and head baseball mentor at year there in 1942 and led the Tar- reaching blister status, one ragged lime-oh, murder! Golly, if our Driving U San Diego on 28 I.... De- It
Cornell U., rejoining the Carolina heels to seven victories against alone temper: one case of, near, exhaustion long suffering mothers could] only Ire two male pamenger. capable. of
taft in '39 where he remained defeat and two ties. and of driving and willing to ibar etycsua,
one feeling mission .c- see us now) (.lt fcit: I19U



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Civilian Employees' Mews AANDR"A" ACCESSORIES DIVISION


Address Communications to Editorial Offices Shift-by,Marjorie Hill ,
Personnel Relations Office, Bldg. 13 Box 22 A few days ago Marie Frankli Dept., is very happy this' week liberated and sent home. A happy
Telephone Extension 483 offered a ride to two seeming. because her brother, Cpl. .Jile reunion for all! Peter Bilyl of
The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Tax Air dejected sailors on her wa Lunsford of the U. S. Army is the Electrical Dept., has been made
News, Is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's through the main gate, ..Theyasked : home He had been reported the official instructor of his de-t
Civilian Employees and is sponsored by the hopped In gratefully and Marl "missing in action" then listed partment. Also he has just made .

Employees' Association! for Civil Service Employees where they were headed as "prisoner of war," and finally his new Navy rate, AMM12c. Congratulations '.

A' Olficers They looked at each other the on both Peter! You'rea
William O. Kincaid, President D. one piped up 'Just as far as you'll fine fellow 1 Leo Michelson,
Philip Myers Treasurer
take us, lady. We've been o n "Mike" of the Electrical Dept., has
Directors this base for ten weeks and this been released. His father's business -
George H. Martin Mell C. Jackson is our first time out." Marie let since Mike's two brothers
Frank' H. McKinley Donald A. Wood them off at Palatka and she hope were called into service, needs a &.--
Philip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffle they had a wonderful time. And helping hand. It was nice know- ."
"; Daniel R. Whiddon William O. Kincaid they were from New York too, ing and working with him Clifton -

News Reporting Staff .tchl tch! By ROBERT F. TAYLOR Brackett, S2c, has been transferred
R Assembly and Repair: John Buenger that boy with all Station Safety Engineer to the Prop Shop; We sure
n Head Reporter....-_-.Euleene Wllhngham the money now that he's made miss you Brackett. But you'renot
Inspection and Survey: Sic, has another problem on his too far away, so we can see

{, Head Reporter....._.__.._..- M. Styron mind these days. His brother DON'T BE AN ACCIDENTEE! you occasionally. ,
Public Works Department: stationed at Augusta Georgia Sorry to hear that Katherine ,

Head Reporter....._._...._._...__.._..Ethel M. Shanahan plans to be married as soon as his Vance of the Gyro Shop, has received
Supply Department: promotion to captain comes wor that her nephew 1st

Head Reporter__._ .__...._..___._........_._.....Leola Jones through. And that will be soon i? y 90N'TCNA 61YET111t Lt. Robert E. Adams Engineeron
too soon to suit John. Since his 6uVA WTStORJ08BOff1 an Army B-29 Bomber, is missing -
brother will be the first of ten < WP in action. His plane was believed

CIVILIAN OF THE WEEKDaniel Buenger children to marry John DON'T WANT tliM11ANGIN' to have been the target of
isn't too sure of hid! wedding etiquette AROOMD a Jap "suicide" plane Lt. Adams' .
and doesn't know what { IN 11EREj plane had been one of a group ;.
WfiicfcJon' A&R, Is Former U.S. Navy Man kind of a gift to send either. (A bombing the southern tip of the
set of cut-fflasa moll balls L, Mainland of Japan on which it is
Daniel R. Whiddon was born in maybe?) believed the Japs have a "suicide"
Tampa Florida in 1911 and at- There are pictures of ten girls r plane base. We have read muchof
tended Hillsboro High in that same pasted in the top of Carl El- a Y p this in the papers lately but

city. dridge's toolbox-he claims theyare sincerely hope that this type of
In 1930 he joined the U. S. Navy his sisters. wanton warfare will be brought toa
taking his "boot" training at Great "IT Shift-By Virginia Fraser halt! And men like Lt. Adamsare
Lakes in Chicago, Illinois. His IEKE AND THERE bringing this about!
first assignment,was at the Naval Mrs. Louise Knapp, of the Gyro COMING AND GOING .
Air Station in Norfolk Va., wherehe Shop, is a proud'mother this week. Vincent Deganl, SAIWR)3c( )
served until reporting for duty t" She received the medal of the W'I has returned alter spending leavein
aboard the "Saratoga." He trav- Purple Heart awarded to her son, his home town Chicago; wel-
eled through the waters of the a immie, who on his birthday was come back! Dee Meyers is back
West Coast Tropics and various wounded in action," in Germany. m/ON-u sxxrr COUNCIL with us again. Dee was In New
islands before returning to the ., ai* d r We are happy to hear though that York visiting her folks. Glad to
states for discharge in 1934. the wound which was in the leg ARE YOU AN "ACCIDENT see you around once more. Speaking -

Mr. Whiddon went into the fruit Is not disabling Incidentally, ALIBI-ER of "going" this week-we are
and produce business also long Jimmie is expected home at any Do you, loudly blame "condi- bout to go on the night shift
distance hauling with the home moment. ions," the "other fellow" or an 'In fact, Monday June llth. Now
office located in Klssimmee Flor- Wave Louise Donovan S2c Inspector "unlucky break" when you havean we can sleep a little later in the
Ida. His business was widespread of Gyro Shop completely accident? Or do you analyze the morning, go to the beach or just
including many states such as Virginia surprised us the other morning by mishap, trying to determine its bask in the good old sunshine.
Indiana, New York Massachusetts announcing that she Is now a real cause? We are going to continue our record .
Ohio and West Virginia.In happy bride. Glenn Prim SpP( ) Unless you want a repeat performance of peak production, a mini-
April 1936 Mr. Whiddon returned -.- .. 1Ir.'hilldon 2c is the lucky man. The marriage I follow the latter course. mum of absenteeism, and our good
o to Norfolk, Virginia this knot was tied in Georgia. Con- It's: true that a few accidents fellowship right on through the
I time'in civilian clothing, to fill his line in fresh or salt water if there gratulations to both! JUST HAPPEN (such as "light night. See you all on the "B"
first 'tour of duty in Civil Serv- are fish on the other end. Sue Edwards of the Electrical nine.." "bee stinging," etc.), but the shift
-- ---- result from -- -- --
ice. He started as an Aircraft Me- great majority a contributory -
chanic General in the Assemblyand cause-which is more
Repair Department. When the AANDRElectric likely than sot to be the human A-AND-R

NAS Jacksonville was under construction Legion Pledges factor. You and I, in most of the
Mr. Whiddon transferredto Overhaul mishaps in which we are involved
Units
A the A & R Dept. as an Aircraft constitute that contributory fac- Hydraulic
Mechanic General where he has Bond CooperationAmerican Ily Eleanor Carter i tor.Be .
come up the ladder step by step to We are glad to welcome Al your own Safety Engineer. By 'l'op"Vet'l"
reach his present position as Quar- Woodard, James C. Hudson Betty Analyze the accidents that occur Well 716 Hydraulic Overhaulhas
terman in August 1943. Legion Post No. 137 Ruggles and Bertha Lucas to "A" in your family and then eliminatethe done it-the largest productionyet

Group SupervisorMr. has pledged all-out cooperationwith shift. unsafe personal practices that to be turned out by the shop.
who wants to help the cause them.
Whiddon is group super- the Navy in its IndependenceDay Anyone Better than 50% increase over
7th War Loan Drive can buy bonds Sam Simple said: "Sunday's my
visor of the "B" shift and respon- drive that opens here tomor- from Aline Grant in Shop 812. I day April! There is a smile and a

sible' for all hydraulic landing gear The bond drive officially starts And I don't care how careless I I look of satisfaction on the facesof

Installations of the Landing Gear row.At present 99% of the membersof June 22, but you can buy them ." both "A" and "B" shift lads and
Installation and Hydraulic Sub- when lassies. Don't know how did
from her now. But Monday came 'round they
Post No. 137 are employed here
Assembly & Installation Division. We see that Aline Grant, Elaine Sam was not to be found. It, but believe they have been tak-
When he "clocked in" for the first at the Naval Air Station in various
of those two threea
Chamberlin and Ruth Homes are He was paying for playing that ng some one, or
the A & R building that is departments. These members helda
time
day vitamins hear about.
back All have been out on sick way. you
now in full use didn't even have meeting a few nights at
ago Keep it fellows and girls and
leave. Henry Leteln is in Virginiaon --- jjj---- up
the flooring laid. They did their their Cumberland Road Commu- "
"roll
out
the and valves.
a two weeks vacation. Johnny cylinders
t, work on small planes in hangarsand nity Center and made individual Gagline is back from his leave in AG-80 Scores Biggest The barrel will come later
at that time the departmentwas pledges for War Bonds to be
composed mostly of civilian chased through, the Navy drive.pur- Jersey.time We hope you had a nice One-Day Bag of Jags} Smith and King came in and ex-

Now enlisted and The individual Johnny. pressed their pleasure and Helven.
personnel. men pledges ,amountedto
Air 80
Ann Steche has ten days leave. Navy Group returning
civilians work side by side. Mr. $5,025, and each member She is going to Philadelphia to get home for leave, holds the record ton and Parks walked around

Whiddon said "The hydraulic system pledged to be responsible for sell- her brother who is in the hospital.He for one day's destruction of enemy shaking hands with themselves.
has expanded and become ing three times as many bonds as In the air carrier- and we'll
was wounded in action some- planes by any Give us the stuff get it
much more complicated since my he himself purchased.Mr. based air
where in France while trying to group-71 Jap planes out.
first days doing this highly preci- Peter 'Watson, Lodge Ad- rescue a buddy. He was shot in shot down in the first day of the Ziegler;, on the "A" shift Is on
sion work. When the planes first jutant and an Inspection and Sur- Tokyo raid, 17 February, 1945.
one eye and a nerve in the other leave! hope he is having a swell
r started coming in they were small, vey employee and Mr A. Spencer.. was injured while has now left Known as "The Vipers the time. "B shift welcomes Frank
-- '
but now we handle and repair the Lodge Commander and an Assembly him blind Valley i Forge General group was commanded by Lieut. Vickers. He is a fine fellow and

latest complex types"When and Repair employee, were In Hospital is making every effort Jomdr. A, O. Vorse Jr., of Camp knows his stuff Mickey,
your
asked about women doing I Hill and Harrisburg Pa. It had
charge of the
meeting. They asked possible for him to regain his eyesight former "reporter," is having a
their share in this war, he said Navy War Bond officials to attend been in action in the Pacific since:
time the
1, "Well, I think they are to be highly and the Navy officials expressed This Is just one of the examples last November aboard an aircraft great keeping material up paperwork but
I on outgoing
commended, but we don't get airier of the Essex class. ,
appreciation for the splen- or heroism all over the country. don't bother her too much.
many in our department because did cooperation they have received This is why we should BUY MORE --',-
of the heavy work Involved" He from these men in the past as wellas BONDS and WORK HARDER in Florida's Silver Springs and The Noble brothers, Ed and Bill

continued, "1 have noticed that we for the support promised for. the year of 1945. Cairo, Egypt, are in the same latlude are still depleting thefish supply .-
are beginning to get more and this drive. This is Pigtails signing off -30.2. In Duval County-every minute of
. II more veterans and it gives you a --. -rt - ------ -. --- _. time they get, the fish suffer---15
feeling of unity to work with the to 50 they say Well maybe.ao,
men that have been out there see No Early Point-System : how do I know.

"Ij our work in operation." c Quinn's wife has returned home

One of First after a visit; now he says he will
iia was elected a* one of the first Discharges For Marines eat regularly. He doesn't seem to

Directors of the Employees As. have fallen off while she was away
sociation. "I have watched and I Explaining. that victory in Europe 1- _-_ .__ though.No .

participated in the many enjoyable did not change Marine Combat yeah of age whose services are no one got married or divorced
hours the Employees AssociationHas essential,:
commitments Marine Corps longer that I know of.
furnished the Naval Air .
Golf
Because cutback in Marine -a '
Headquarters this week announced no -- -
Club. They gave us our start, fur.
with that discharge of Marines under Corps total strength Is being ef-
wishing us for
money our a point system similar to the fected and because there is no Supply CourseOffered
.ournaments and equipment until I( Army plan could not be effected at change Marine combat commit
Applications desired
are from
7 low at the present time we have
I present becaues it would result in
ments, General Vandegrift said lieutenant
commanders and
g COme eelf-supporting. It is com
an "appreciable decrease in combAt discharge of Marines under a point
:omposed of 52 members and they I efficiency. system similar to the Army's a manders of the Regular Navy Supply -
-how real sportsmanship in com > Corps not over 42 years of age
I General A. A Vandegrift U.S. "would result in an appreciable de- for
pet1 1g' against one another individually a one-year postgraduate courseIn
M.C., Commandant of the Marine crease in manpower available for
once in a while playing Navy industrial accounting:, according -
i i Corps, making the announcement combat, assignment.
other Mr. 'Whiddon had to a recent Alnav.
groups. !said that when
partial demobiliza- His statement pointed 'out also
the honor'of 'being the first President | tlon of the Marine Corps is ordered that replacements for those dis- Upon completion of the course,

of the Golf Club and is now I by higher authority, it is the present charged "must necessarily be restricted officers will be assigned to accounting -
serving: the group, aa Secretary. I plan "to Inaugurate a formula to a training or non. duty Applications should .
Treasurer. For some time Mr. I for release which will insure a available status for a minimum z be submitted via official channels
Whiddon served as Chairman of ; rapid equitable and orderly demobilization period of six months." to reach BuPers prior to 1 July

the Committee under the direction. of Marine Corps personnel n ___ 945.: *
of the Employe.es Association. He I ." --- -- THIS BEAUTIFUL blonde. -. __...._ _u__

made regular inspections recommendation I Discharge of Marines would be SILHEK TRANSFERRED Jacqueline White now on loca- Reception for Top Officer

of prices, 'and contributed I effected at present, the announce- Cbmdi Sam Silber former chiefof tion at Silver Springs will be A reception for Rear Admiral
much in active supervision. I ment stated, only under curtent the NAOTC Instructors'' School transformed: into old and tired
Ralph Davison
Capt. Herbert L
Mr Whiddon Is married and has I policies These policies permit, In here, has been'detached from NAS 'Ma Baxter" In MGM's technicolor Regan and .
an adopted son of whom he is very I, certain instances, dtoohaige of men DeLand, where lid has been servo film story of "The Year. I Capt.: Anthony K.
Brady'
I was given last
.r, proud. His. favorite' hobby li golf enlisted for Jlmlted or specialist ing: as superintendent of aviation ling," story 'of Florida' backWCXXJJ. night by the member of the Saturday
but he also enjoys dangling a : duty and officers! and men over 38 I training. Officers' Mess. Commissioned -



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21 June, 1945 CIVILIAN-* JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page NineINSIDE -



I PUBLIC WORKSUnique !5rsuppLy1t I Work In The Radio Division I


''LCl'C Request Gels 'f Itrou jiL/ C7i
Ethel Shanahan 1 t
.SALLIES I
.t.f
may have a place Opiomistic ? -Y f;
MAYBE I PS the heat Ernest I ..
Glover (Public) Works Maintenance Mrs Betty Nettles (Maintenance <& >a a is0

) put in a request fio; one day ) Is quite happy these days ,
.
leave a* follows: Rt'a80n--"Take Husband J, C. Nettles, AMlc form
care of WIFE while BABY goes erly of P.W.'s is home from Pan- I By Lola Jones iSCUTTLKBI1TT

to town" Baby Linda Is not quite ama area on )leave awaiting overseas ) s I

two! Some smart kid, huh? Went I orders.TIIKRE I I LOIS MILLER (Follow-Up) has cY

thru the channels too! IS welcome news for. returned after spending a few days .4

The Mech. Section leads Design | the IVb) employees The House'' with relatives in George. (Betchaj !.

... in news !items of the week as follows Bill H-R3393 that will revise pay I' got some good eats, Lois!). .
,. scale for the "White collar workera" -
I : | passed with an IRENE VOLKER (Follow-Up) is
overwhelming
In her home town,
James Sawyer, Mech. Supervisor : vacationing ,
majority and
as soon as the Sen-
Is transferring to A&R as ate concurs: will become effective i Freemont, Nebraska, ADA
Plant Division Engineer. Good WEISENFELD (Inspection Re-
This bill has been endorsed and I
time of ,the year to go to an air i actively supported by the American port) is spending two weeks in t
conditioned office but that Is a Federation of Government Employees I New York City. A card sent to
of her section repotted "Having a
phase Mr. Sawyei's work and of all the I
governmentagencies
htknows the location of all units: I In the country and our wonderful time. Friends of

'Magine on the very hot days he'llha own NAS Local 669, JEAN PATTERSON (Inspection
visitors : ) regret that she is still not
\ on consultation from With this much needed Report
his! old section! I adjust- well enuff to be back at work, .
ment in compensation for the per
Edward Van Wagenen (Mech.) I annum groups, Uncle Sam will get MILLIE SHAFFER (Correspondence -
has become A full member of the more bonds and taxes. Of course, ) is all smiles these days

American Society of Heating and : on the lighter side, have seen many i iI Hubby is back home from the war
Ventilating Engineers of TO /STAY! Lots of these gals
Top the
pencils scribbling and
figuring a 0y.0 Wb ,
grade, Congratulations Van, I new budget set-up! I envy you, Millie, and who wouldn't! ,

Hew Daniel SpX)2c) became I The ofllces down at Maintenance Still miss BEULAH WISE
the father of : No. 136 have a wonderful additionIn (Administration) who is recovering A
proud a second baby ---------- --------
girl born June 9, weighing eight the Air Conditioning Units. I from recent operation. Hurry \\'OKK IN TilE Radio Division of Inspection and Survey consists

j(-unds plus, MIR Danid",, and Everyone can be intent on their' back Beulah MARY HELEN is of visual inside inspection of airborne radio gear after it has been

husband have named the baby I work Jind forget thee heat now! MURPHY (Inspection Report) 'overhauled and put In 4,0 condition. In the picture above, Mrs. Vir- f
Frances Catlene. Congratulationsto Also 110 fan trouble. Vacationing in Atlanta, Georgia, ginia B. Hood is shown making such an inspection. The gear is then /

nil the family.Russell I Did you know Mr Brogden, (Inspection where we hear Buddy Baker, AMM assembled and given an operational check which closely approxi-
All of
Duguid ( ) went to Birmingham, 2c, is also vacationing mates actual performance in the ship. If the equipment is found to J.
Survey) Is
on
the vacationing list Good time I Ala. and Atlanta, Ga., to buy sur- us were glad to see MRS. WILLIAM be satisfactory In every way, it Is decalled and sent out for many
CULVER (formerly Lt. (jg>
plus materials from the for
to lot off in this hot spell. Army of Public Voucher. more months of service. ,
the Navy Mary Garrison Mrs. Hood was born lit Indianapolis,. Indiana, ,but now calls
THE SMKLL! 01' paint is aroundin ,_ She visiting her husband, Lieut
JLj----- Washington, D. C., her home. She was employed ,as an inspector
Building No 451 and it station. Lt
startedin at the
here
Culver,
of radio and. electrical installations by the Goodyear Aircraft Cor-
the Design Supt.'s office, which (jg) Garrison Culver is now sta-
poration at Litchfleld Park1 Arizona, prior to reporting to NAS, _
temporality deposed him,' He had STAMPS"THE tioned at Brooklyn Navy Yard. Jacksonville
to take over a drawing table in BESSIE'JOYNER (Receiver's) _
-- --- --- -
Main loom for the day Now the FAKI'LOrS KMl'fcKOR": has returned from her vacation

painters are working their way IH M. T. Crumley spent at the beach. EMMA E "That's My Department!"-
up the stairs and WET PAINT" Public Works Design Section PACE (Receiver's) stayed a few

sign: are everywhere For our story of postage stamps days at Lake Worth visiting her

E. T Manley, (Civil who has let's go to Haiti, a small country brother, Sgt. Pace who was homeon By Tom Quinn 1 -
Wen out ill I lit expected back at south of us. The stamp is a 50 leave. CLEMENTINE- The other day when I came to In a few minutes I noticed Old

work shortly He's been missed centimes air mail, issued by Re- SOE (Award) reports a most enjoyable work, I noticed that the huge Glory furled no more and was
and his eggs.loo! public of Haiti and shows ruins of visit down the East Coast American Flag which hangs In the hanging proudly and properly.I .

Juanita Wise ( Records) has le. the fortress Citadelle, with range of Florida and return visit through A&R over the passageway to the felt a deep glow of satisfaction -
placed Mrs. White as secretary of mountain peaks in the background Orlando. She admits now that we I front office, was caught in a furl that I had had a part in keep-

in the Mapping and Record Section ( and a Mingle engine mono- were right when 'We told her that by an opened window. ing my country's flag, the flag
plane flying low over the fortress. she had not really seen Florida The flag hangs high overhead that I love, unfurled to,the breeze

Been informed that the tide sit ( Many weird tales of black magic, until she saw the southern part of and was impossible to reach, so I I As I went about my work, I felt 'c

uation is getting worse, if possible voodoo, and zombies have come out the state. It appears that MI- tl'lE'd0 work the mechanism of a new strength, a new feeling of
Three or four former car tides of the mysterious, blooddrenchedisland ami really does have a lure for the window crank to disengage it I kinship to the boys who are planting ,

that were standbys are out for I' of Haiti, but none of theseis members of the Purchase Group. --but try as I would It was of no Old Glory on the heights of
the more colorful than the true OWENS has avail.I Corregidor and Iwo Jlma, until
present, One illness of driver, LURA (Proposal) I suddenly I overheard ask
another, car laid up for repairs story of the man who erected the just returned from a trip down looked around for a ladder, a fellow worker a question someone, and

and two Survey parties work a vast fortress described above, the that way. MARY FLOYD then I spied a man working ata he answered, "That's not de-
late tour at "Yellow Water" from ruins of which form one of the (Proposal) spent a week-end in desk in one of the offices. I partment'. my

4-30: to 9:30: after hours on the wonders of the western hemisphere Miami recently. BETTY went up to him and said "Sir I During the day I overheard it

Ranges. Bus plus heat is a bad GRANT (Contract) is spending a the flag' is all furled, don't you again and again and was temptedto

combination to start and end the Two hunched years ago when few days at her former home in have someone you can send up on I say myself, "That's not my departmt'nt. -
I
day! Frays the disposItion! the Haitian slaves rebelled against Cornelia, Georgia. Ask BES- the roof or on a ladder to unfurl ." ,

Mr. Betschlck. ( Arch ) is on their French masters, one of their SIE MASTROGIANAKIS (Issue) It?" I It seems that too many of us

leave to undergo an operation. I leaders was a giant negro---a for- to show you her Be-ooo-tiful "That's not my department," are saying, "That's not my Department -

went. to Orange, New Jersey mer waiter named Chrlstophe "third-finger, left-hand" engage- he snapped me off and then notic- ," and then going gailyon
'. .It: AIK.V HUT have so faithfully After the French had been defeated ment ring! It's a beauty to be- ing my rather hurt expression, heI I our way with the feeling that

served the Coast Guard Reserve and driven out, he took control hold! HELEN HOLLAND continued: "Everybody comes to 'I' it is the other fellow's worry so It
are happy to learn that only over the northern part of the (Stock Control, SARAH KUDER this office when they want any- I does not concern us

stand-by duty is now required island, assumed the title of "Em- t Stock Control and BETTY LOTZ thing done, Try Maintenance, they I I'thought again of the flag and
These men deserve praise for' weekin peror Henri Christophe the First," (Issue, went to see and hear for- have a crew who attends to things the answer I had received whenI

and week out, lain, heat, or _And_,_ established n_ court that_.___ .t'h._,. tune-teller the other dav like that". I wanted it unfuiled--I thought

cold, guarding our waterfront to aled in magnificence the greatest 0\hKIIKAKI: > IN "'OU.O"PI" : went to Harry Sauer, Foreman '|lot the medals that are being
relieve or supplement the regular capital in Europe. The emperor .. enox \\HEN 1IIK\' of Maintenance and said, "Harry, I pinned upon the breasts of our

forte There was no glory, remuneration who had but lately been a slave 1'1101'0111' NO ONE WAS LISTENING the big flag is all furled up, can fighting heroes or being awarded
or veterans preference erected an ornate place which even you send someone to unfurl it ?" to their widows They did not say

acquired just the desire to serve in ruins was an incredible edi- I Yes Sir, it should be unfurled "That's not my department". No,
I When asked for an "ASO" Order -
A job well done! fice, worthy of the Arabian No. MELINA CAMBRIA "I'll see Pop Parsons, and have it they went on and above the ordi-
Notice If you visit or have business Knights; surrounded himself with done immediately," Harry speedily nary call of duty, yes, even out
in the Electrical Section'snew courtiers in gorgeous uniforms He I (Follow-Up) replied: "I am sor- promised. of their department

quarters, the soft diffused solemnly crested noblemen with. ry, Mrs. Funkenstein, but I do not I "Thanks," I said and as I walked How can anyone say when the
have this 'USO' number. Patriotic
light, So tnuch can and is accomplished such astonishing titles as the I out of his office, I an into Pop flag is in danger, "That's not my
girl (who of us do have"USO" "
here by the tight choice of "Duke De Lemonade" and the Pardon, told him that Mr Sauers j department.
dull surface paint on the walls and "Duke De Marmelade." numbers ) wanted him to unfurl the flag and I Are we, you and I, having apart

lining the light fixtures The fix-I IIOKKOIt 'I PURCHASE GROUP has just went back to my work. I in keeping our flag unfurled?

tures also have louvers, I Tales of horror still survive received another interesting let- -- -- -- I The ship-yards are building the
dull-coated that further break up about the great fortress Citadelle ter from MARVIN HIGHSMITH (3)), yes, not two but three, proud can'It'l's-the aircraft plants are

the light and gives the pleasingsoft Henri," which Christophe erectedon (formerly working in Contract), fathers are strutting around in the [ turning out the fighter planes and

glow. Mr Garth <(< Electrical) the top of a mountain to safeguard who is down where the orchids Print Shop these dajs By name- we-we are thru our work turn-
is a lighting authority and was ( himself and his considerable grow wild. He hopes to attend ; CHIEF FLOYD. RAY SNYDER, jog out the pilots to man the

able to carry through the ideas in treasure should an enemy appear. the Aviation Storekeeper's Schoolin Prtrlc and BENJAMIN MIMS, plaes
these new offices, I It has been said that over twenty Jacksonville early in August. I Prtr2c. CHIEF FLOYD boasts of Yes, we have a part in it-al

Bt'ttland, Company had a class thousand men perished during the I Also hear that he is working hard a 7-lb, boy, while the other two, l big part.
'4 for power plant operators and personnel I construction of this remarkable to win the prize for the 7th War I SNYDER and MIMS, boast of i]I' If it concerns the Flag, it is

from many of the Florida fortress This stronghold was built Bond Drive as he won the first 'girls, weight 4 lbs. 11 ounces and your department and mine-It is

stations that lasted for three daysof 3,000 feet above the sea, with walls I prize in the last drive GOOD 7 Ibs. 3/4 ounces respectively I work everyone's does department the and our

two sessions of two hours morn I 140 feet high and 16 feet thick LUCK:, MIST A! I CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN I A fighter concern plane is Flag.

ing and afternoons. The object Many tales are told about this (FASHION NOTES: ATTENTION. ORDER AND HAVE YOU I than Its weakest no stronger
of this course of instruction was I I PASSED OUT THE CIGARS, P8l't-your partmy
t Emperor and his mountain retreat LADIEs! (As reported by Anna I -- part may be small, but it is
the treatment necessary for hard These are some of the more com- Conrad (Receiving) I( BOYS ? important. It-doesn't matter how

Florida water for use! In boilers mon tales: Kitty: Allen Inspection Report I Someone found this 1111 poem and good an engine is if the fuselageis ,
I
The classes met in the new room I turned it in kinda cute though,
One day Christophe came and
upona Ver nell Craft (Accounting) faulty and though the Instru-
for conferences and classes in gang of slaves, straining and firmly believe in the old motto--- so here goes: ments may he perfect, they are

building 450 North wing, second exhausted, who had failed to move 'If there is no way--will make of no avail if the landing gear
deckLKillTMMl. POEM
one of the heavy bronze cannonsup one'!! With the shortage of cotton : won't work. .
HIT the power the precipitous mountain side material, they realized the We civilians don't get medals
line, followed !it into the City's When bugles Hound their final note
Sub-Station the distance assigned for the day'swork. drastic situation of not being able And bomb explode no mole because we don't have to face the
just south of Bldg Calmly the emperor shot to buy sun-suits, shorts or haltersfor And we return to what we did enemies' bullets, but we can keep
4&1 last week, breaking three every fourth man, and so drove the beaching. So, Kitty and Ver- Before we went to war old Glory unfurled to the breeze
sulators The sudden shift of
But that is beside in-I status
point, You would otheis in an agony of fear to com nell visited the 'five and dime," On the ladder of success and we can say, "If it concerns
have
plete their superhuman task. and purchased three tea towels Will make some worthy gentleman! the winning of the war, "That's
the war had come for a minute, I eel like an awful !
niece
When the citadel was completed, apiece, about so big or regular My Department"
the report and flash daz- ,
was so
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the two captured French officers "kitchen size. Now here's how -
Just think
of
zling and loud In the above building come IXHU Captain
who were the designers were they did it! Head ('art"ullJ.'oldone Minim oil his silver bars Just Give Me Man .
There was a short Interruption a .
hurled from the highest cliff so towel "leg" width. Cut. Fold Standing up behind name counter
of power, and then the station Selling peanuts and I'IIBIII.
Just give me a man
that but would
no one Christophe the second towel 'leg" width. Cut
.
was on short ration of And think o( all the Stable|
until powerS ever know the location of the secret From the balance of the towels When their oak leafs far behind With a million or two,
repaired passages and treasure \'aults.Christophe's plus 14! of the third towel, the And the uniform Ihe "'''e wearing Or one that Is handsome
Mr, may
Woods (Electrical) you death sud- J< theentern Union kind. Would happily do.
I was as
Sew
remember has halter is made. "panties" to
a "lucky penny",
but 118 of June 13 threw it den and melodramtic as the test halter Add bric-a-brar" and !Shed a tear for mime pool Colonel
Lost the "coke" away of his career One legend tells us straps, and WEAR TO PLEASE! If he doont feel himself A dashing young fellowIs
throw four timesin
a row! I that he slapped a priest at the It's just as easy as that Jerking When' dour Mulai PHKle rent on rum the' shelf swell any day,

Mr, Ecdes (Electrical) due to tar and was paralyzed in the ; PRINT SHOI1 EXTRA! Threea Tin a bluer JIll 1 to *M,,llow Or one that Is famous
the t another that a priest poisoned RI-I 'Mi a matter of ilfHmlrDelnv Would suit me O.K.
housing} has
shortage never
dfiki
and f.gnln
messengers
been able to bring his family to I|I via the (communion cup. golden: bullet. A _mlfchij: not lu lever,
But if the :Man
Jacksonville! He bought lounil- that his days of power and : This 50 centimes Republic of Shortage
were ended, the old emperor Haiti air mail stamp! pictures the < trip tickets (good for W days) 'monument of almost That you motel untie )uu nFor > Go back to the
lasting an very
sJre.8llf'd) himself in his dazzling )imperial one
for them and Penn.for ,
them
sent to the JUlY vthoi wu*>rin>! iilsheg
I I unbelievable Empire in the First line of this verse
that time. He! has hopes that uniform, lade farewell to May have been your old
when the return trip is due he his family, and ended his life with New Wot Id. CDANON., Irma:; McCann, SKD2C. y'



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School OffersOpportunities SKV's Must Know the Ins and Outs of

NATTC Preservatives

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ENTERTAINMENT After the WarThis "

.fir I 1 b I't i,3; (

weekend a score of men
who came to Jacksonville a little
more than five months ago fresh
MOVIE SCHEDULE from the fleet or advanced bases
y will be graduated from an NATTC
school as Aviation .
qualified Else.trician's
TODVY-BRIGHTON' STRANGLER with Row. llohart and John
Ihlfor: BIRTIII).\\ BLUE with L. Krrol; TIMBER DOODES, Sports; the word.Mates in every sense of .
+ 11M and 19:11): .

FRIIJ.YSO S.TtTRlJATHRILI.. OK A ROMANCE (1 In They were "rated men" when
rotor) with Esther Williams and Van Johnson: SEESAW: AND TilE they reached this technical trainIng .
SilO!:."" Pawing Parade: NEWS; 1700 and 1930. center, or were seamen firsts I

p SUNDAY-TH.\VS TilE SPIRIT with Peggy Ryan and Jack OakW" ; with an ARM designation. Saturday to

PAINTER .ANI TilE POINTED, Color 'artoon; SCREEN .MAO. 'I when they finish their prescribed .
ZINE. Nary; I WO, 1730, ami 1930. course of study and practi
MONDAY AND Tt'ESD.C'K TO BATA.\N with John Wayne cal application they can go out of

and Philip ,Ahn; SLEEPLESS.. Tl'ESD\Y, Ed Kennedy; MARCH OF Jacksonville knowing that they'vehad
TIME: 1700 and 1910. the very latest word on nearly

s WEDYESD.tY-COVER GIRL with Rita llj worth; SCREEN8NAPSIIOP. everything pertaining to electric
ity as it relates to Navy Aviation. .
Novelty.Rita v 4a !
I These AEM B students! get the
r' '-- ... word the hard way-hut when I I

I they come out they know, as d<>
1
.... those in charge of the school, s
that they're equipped to handle ...
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--- : "" :
r!1 .tl Just about which any electrical problem One of the essential" parts of an Ablation Storekeeper's task U

1 ,. alrrraft may and arise" in UaftXavy' the treating aviation products before' shipping and before storing,
; they know,
to preserve! materials. Students at the Aviation Storekeeper School
too that whew this war it ended I IthOy're here are taught all the" fine point of preserving" materials Sonutof

I right, I* line to pick up them are Hkown with instructors learning the practical way Just,
1 home' lush" job IH
,i4 possibilities stilt a fieldhoe. how they ran best" give greater life to the vital materials going tCI ._
defy the
I Imaginations the Navy's atrfleet all around the world.
w of the finest technUalminds _
In the world I 7/H'S/ .
Aafcesosy
Personnel Has -
In
their 20 weeks of Instruction

I they are In! class a total of 340 periods :[ V.Mciif[ A CaskJon; ('

}r seven-period-a-day, or 700 hours, six-day-a-week: that's on a Chance to Show I Ciijl Across 7 Ae Sea

basis. They rate port and star. i 1
i !
board liberty War Bonds c'an now be seat
being in advancedschool
t |I as gifts to personnel" .
> I but few of them respond to Japs StrengthCalling overseasvia
I I
V-mail. An
all the liberty calls their mindsare attractive gift
too full of things technical, too I' upon NATechTraCen certificate", c&rrjlng a reulicu of
r full of problems, lectures and personnel to "add the weight of'extra' a liar Bond has been designedand

practical studies, I bonds to the power of our printed" on a rC'l'ularnlall'
letter form Lieut,
"
Kenneth
DC and AC circuits consume fighting forces," Comdr. C M E.
F more of their time while here than Jett, acting commanding officer, Wilson, NAT'Var Bond Of flier .

R i any other subjects. Mockups diagrams today urged that each person |Painted out this weekPurchasers ,

and visual aids of all descriptions Navy and civilian attached to of bonds as gift
I are tossed at them by this command purchase at least fill out the denomination, serial

,. skilled Instructors. Two of the instructors one extra bond during the Inde number, date of Issue' owner'
- ------ -- -- -
If//! in this phase art civil pendence Day extra war bond cam name, and home address as they '
llayworth I'C'U Ryan tans and they're the only civilian pa ig n. I ILast appear on the real hood, Aspace : t
instructors in the whole school Is also protlded for a INTHonal -
and biggest" of the Navy'sMprcial
SPECIAL EVENTS which numbers approximately drives to promote purchase menage.Anyone .

instructors. They work with AC of war "bonds over and wishing' to makn a

\ Aboard laboratory problems and AC above. regular "bond allotments, 'I gift to someone overseas during
theory. Students work with generators i the Independence Day extra cash the Independence" Day Extra
1 TOO.\Y-M\RINE FIGHTERS n. NATTC AID RAllUmS'1 and controls, utilizing both : war bond wale opens' tomorrow War Bond ('an.I; n can secure
Baseball Gamn (Station I-e.(&'te) at Baseball Diamond .. r, AC and DC circuits and in labora I II j and will continue through 7 ,July I one of the V-niall certificate
rack 19, at 1700.TUESDiY.I. I tories tear down equipment, put it I upon request" when the bond bt
1 A
sales booth will be maintainedin
back together, learn to : purchased, IJeuteiutntMtnm
R \s. NATTC AIR RAIDERS Baseball, Game troubleshoot Ship's Service for the convenience
,(Station League), NATTC Baseball Diamond, at 1700. for any malfunctions In a of NATTC personnel backing ald.

WEDNESDAY-WAYCROsS" AAF \%. NATTC AIR RAIDERS I circuit.Typical of I the all-out attack to crush the Japs : A second form of V-ma4l b* mleVtlficate
Baseball Game NATTC Diamond at 1700.GOLF L the whole: ('urrlc'u. with Navy fiehtine dollars. The < Is available for over*)

STATION COURSE. Dally from 0804) to 2000. Open to I mm phase."is me This aircraft Instrument booth will be"staffed by NA'M'CWAVE for MM the personnel who buy bonds
home
actually, get 19 I folks, It wait
ALL personnel.! Club, aiallabta at gear looker in NATTC' Auditorium. per rent of their time while in I and civilian volunteers. I acid t'd.

GOLF INSTRUCTION for NATTO personnel by R. W. Kejnolds, S|' the school, 81 lass periods; but "We of the Navy are proud of .
.(.\)::(. 1304 to 1530.; (Sign up at sha('k.) during those two week they become our record, which shows to date I Ii -- '*A -

HOSTESS: HOUSE open daily from 1MO t to 2100. Saturday and intimately acquainted with i more than one billion dollars invested I II I|I Marine--"I want to change mf

Sundays from 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel and relative more than two dozen" Instrument in War Savings Bonds," name." -

and gnests.NATTC which fit into the Navy's Commander Jett said I "What is your name ?" rh
1.J1'R.Kol n dally front 0800 to 2100.q aircraft I "At NATechTraCen each day I Marine-"Joe Stinks."

BOWLING dAily at Ship's Service from 1200 to 20.10.: Another phase which gets priority more than 85 per cent of all onboard I i "Well, I don't biome you for ,
SWIMMING; : DVII/i. Recreational Period for Enlisted Men's in the relative, amount of are investing a portion of wanting to change it. What do you

Guests, Wives WAVES from 1800 to 2100 at NATTC pool. time devoted tn-- -if. -y f.. "...,.;i......"-j'... their earnings in War Bonds. All 1 want to change it to?" .
mathematics." A public school of us have a vital interest in speed Marine 'Charlie." ''

Ashore teacher would) consider those class. ing final victory and in guarantee -- ---. "::\---- .
rooms truly a haven the bulk- ing for our nation and for ourselves

4 V f\V-Trip to Silver :Springs for all NATTC personnel "1111J' heads are lined with blackboards, future peace freedom, se ber Definition of the of a sailor: A memo !
gnests.! Ticket $' .HIJ round trip. Bus leave* at 0X3 from circle outside the belief being that about the best curity and independence. zan" male species with "Tar. .,
Main Gate. Leaven faker Springs at 1800. Special rate for way to learn mathematics -and to I "During this campaign we are to limb.eyes: They swing from limb :," 'J

J' servicemen and women at Silver Springs.'! be aided by Instructors is to work. asked demonstrate to the ..'.;

JACKSONVILLE UE.-\ClltS-nu-I leave: at frequent intervals on It, at the blackboard The phase : Jail our last remaining. enemy, -

from Union Bus Station, corner Bay and Mogan Streets. Surf bathing" covers a review of arithmetic and to the world and to ourselves,
X and other recreation at one of world's finest", ocean beaches. Bus quickly moves on from fractions I that not only will our men on- Administration
! fare 25c. and decimals to algebra. They get I untie to strike with guns! ships
first hand knowledge and planes, but also
of the slide that we will
NAVY MOTHER'S; HOSTKS.S HOUSE, 101 East Church Street.
rule, an enigma to many a layman bark our ever-Increasing Mows Enjoys Outing
t' UsO CENTERS at 122: : West lorsjth Street; above Blanding Bus who didn't pursue his mathematics with_ .. more and more Navy !!
''i, Station; Church and New nan Street; 311pflt Du>'al Street. USO too far, and get into I righting Dollars.' w. u
trigonometry. I There
WOMEN'S: DIVISION at 43 West, Monroe Street. .Electronics come In 'Tomorrow this was plenty of hilarity and '
for consid Navy campaign general good ...
NATTC Section( of Jax Air News In published at expense of Welfare and eration in the school, a week being begins. In making this demonstra. I picnic companionship in th.f
I r. Recreation Department. devoted to electronic devices. Application tion in the interest of victory, I last week area near the CPO club
when
---------- ---- ------ ---- members of the
of vacuum tubes to such freedom, security and independ I Executive
Singers Among NATTC New Rationing Hours Department of NATTC
devices as rectifiers ence, we
amplifiers, are only asked to save
Men Invited to Sign Are Announced HereA and other special circuits follows our moneyto loan it at good interest ing participated to which in all an hands outdoor in gather the de
.
Up For Choral Work revised schedule for issuing the tube introduction study with via the vacuum bonds. -in short to Invest in 'extra' I partment had been invited. -
special
tobacco rationing cards to civilian emphasis
> Organization of a NATTC Protestant on typical circuits to be found in "On this Independence Day let's Civilians as well as officers and
of NATTC
N male choir is under way. dependents personnelhas automatic pilots and Turbo Super. add the weight of 'extra' bonds to I enlisted personnel were there, and
been in effect at
placed Ship'sService.
rs Auditions have been started and chargers.The the power of our fighting forces." probably the high spot of the eveening's *

rehearsal will begin as noon' a*' Turbo Supercharger itself --------'i4--- activities was an impromtu
's'' sufficient personnel has been selected Applications may be made to thShip's e a not-very-large device which au. She: "My mother told me to softball game, sans umpires, regu..
Service Duty Officer daily say lation bases, and
according to Chaplain Ed- tomatically gives extra gun to air "no" to everything. many other

win W. Andrews except Sunday during Uw following plane! motors_ as they reach into Sailor: Well do ,vrwi, .mlnI..... ..*. .T. I usually expected accoutrements of
hours: 0900 to 1000, 1990 to : Higher altitudes, -- such an athletic activity Braid
Choir members will be requiredto gets a week's hold your hand 1--
1730 and 1930 to 2000. I study That is WAVES, enlisted men, and civil
practice two hours each week a phase of the curriculum I She; No.Sailor ,
Under of the Execu which lane all vied for places of honor
;, and to sing at the 0930 Sundays provisions attracts a number : t>o you mind if I put in the
tive Officer's memorandum No. of special students. my game and the only things
services at the Protestant chapel. Currently for arms around ?
Men selected for the choir will be 26-45, enlisted personnel will be instance, special student from She: No.Sailor1 you that stopped the game were the
required to display ID card along Municipal No. 1 \Is weary and rapidly coring muscles
attending
In status and just
placed a zero duty : Darling, we're going to of most
with of the
that
rationing cards when phase of the players and the
purchasing school for
will rate liberty every night. tobacco products. Supercharger is utilized the have a lotta fun if you're on the rapid advance of Dame Night.
on the level about this!
NATTC interested i In
, personnel A new provision also makes it Navy's Liberators of which there A sumptuous table of picnic
singing will- be given auditions to possible for personnel to purchase are more than a few at the Main CO food, together with refreshing beverages .
: Your wife -
and ,flt the comes to town
night Friday night -
cigarettes or tobacco for their dependents Street facility, was served. .
Protestant I give you a 24 hour and Civilians unaccustomed e
C'h"pt'L The hours are pass you
by presenting the depend- The advanced school to
is a plentltude of red
considered
back
1700 to 2000 Rob Kee, SptVVUc) ents' ration card come 24 hours late How meat as
composite in are Navy
every personnel ooed
is in charge. respect- come! ,
both and ah'd
-- ----- by the officers over the
responsible for GI: "Well, sir, when I got to the hamburgers
I ; -- -- ---- -- Navy Doctor (to student) : "How It here and by NATechTraCom, hotel my wife was taking a bath cooked on the spot by several vol. ,
much of this drug would you giveto More electrical devices than I CO unteers. :;
y space : Did tRat take two days. ;
,tlt'l NAVY INDEPENDENCE>> : the patient?" permits to mention are utilized in GI: No sir, but It took pretty The musical Air Raiders direct. .
HAle: "Five grains." Pause. giving the student theoretical and ed by Chief Johnson "
near that long for uniform to provided mu. :
my
; P.XTR.(1.10111: WAR
"No. Let's s'e. make that two practical instruction. T h e y'r e dry. sic during the evening and manyof
SILK n"J"J grains graded closely and as Lieut. William I the guests, tired of softball and

Doctor: 'Never mind. Your pa. 1T.. Hudtwalker, Officer-ln- men should be qualified for duty other more strenuous activities,
2* JUNE/ :-7 JULY tlent has now been dead fw thirty Charge, says, "At the successful assignments requiring a strong turned to something restful-.]liko

.". seconds termination of the course these electrical background jitterbugging.





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21 June, 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven )

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NATTC Students Try Hand at Firing, Rockets New Logging In

',;;";,l"

j1iCenesurs I Organization Is



In Effect Here \


Enlisted personnel leaving NAT

ee TC under orders now log: out in
Building 451 instead of with the
t
i s The change, one of several affecting -

personnel being detached
.-a By John lUchbourg, AEMSo under orders, became effective 18
"
1- "Pappy" Voorhies, the keeper of I June. Other procedure revisions

the big whip in phase 2, bemoansthe included: j

cruel fate that seems to inter- Opening of a railroad ticket

rupt his favorite radio program office In Building 451 In con-

every week. Generally speaking: Adding practical experience to classroom" .,-students 'at the Aviation Ordnance- -Officers and jnctlon with the Central Transportation )
In radio ru.1s'the
his taste programs Advanced Ordnance Schools assemble, load and fire rockets from the cockpit: of an SB2C1 (Helldlver) Issuing Office. '
gamut from the trite "soapoperas" at the Naval Air Gunners school at Yellow Water. Photos above were made at the first "turkey shoot"on Transfer of baggage to be !
to Mr. Arturo Toscanini'smost
15 June The cameraman used his fastest lens speed as two rockets were launched (right), but handled by the CT1O, working
ponderous achievement. caught only the blurred outline (under wing tip at center and extreme right). Photo at left slums with the railroad ticket office. 1
There is however
one production,
some of the officers observing the rocket firing. Pictured are Lt. Comdr. Archie Freels second from Establishment of bus service
1
that transcends all others in the
estimation left), former O-ln-C of NATTCs Ordnance school and now executive officer at NAGS, Yellow Water; between Building 451 and the \

It's the "Lone of our Ranger.boy" "Ronnie Yes the Commander Edward E. Dolccek (third from left), commanding NAGS; Lt. Comdr. Philip Dalton (be- Jacksonville railroad terminalfor .j
hind Commander Dolecek O-ln-C Advanced Aviation Ordnance school; Lt. Vllliam Camp (behind '
), personnel under orders or goIng 11
words "With the of
magic speed WAVE officers), O-ln-C, Aviation Ordnance Officers school; Commander C. )I. Jett (third from right) on leave I
cloud of dust and
light, a a hearty
acting commanding officer, NATTC; and Lt. Comdr. William M. Coles (extreme right), NATTC Ord- Under the
HEIGH YO, SILVER, the Lone new procedure
Ranger"-send him into a trance. nance Training Officer. NATTC enlisted personnel travel ')

He sits at his radio and drinks ing under orders log out with the .4-

in every word spoken, every mood, Stevens Makes OOD yeoman in Building 451. Personnel !
every shot fired He rides the PT Hour To GetGoby Mill be informed of the hour

dusty trails with his hero and SHIP'S COMPANY I Gunner's RankGunner for logging out when they check' S

faithful Tonto, sharing their joys out of the CTIO on the day priorto

When Ghost E W. Stevens, of Smith- departure. ,\
gers. / I 'I.'I.I the Atlantic
\ Operated by
pROfILES
field, N. C., attached to the Avia-
these sessions, he emerges damp' Coast Line railroad, the new
with perspiration and emotionally Slated To Walk I tion Ordnance Officer School at ticket office! makes It unnecessary
exhausted. NATTC has quite a record of for personnel under order

Since moving to Dewey Park, Student pay lines will form dur- I awards and commendations and to go ashore in order to pick up
"Pappy" has been having his trou-' undera plenty of sea duty behind him. their tickets. The office Issuers'
ing physical fitness periods Entering the Navy in 1933 as an '
LIes When the time
though. for revised schedule announcedthis tickets on all four railroads operating
pay apprentice seaman, Stevens received -
his favorite radio show rolls week by Lieut. Ralph L. Grin- In the Instructional Aids Divi- word of his to through Jacksonville for
around and he's all set, the Corsairs Facilities appointment personnel under orders. However
officer. sion of Central Training ,
dle, Jr, NATTC disbursing Gunner 7 June, 1945, attaining this
start, They continue for the furlough-rate tickets will
above the drafting table of Joseph
The change, effective in July, rank actually on 15 April.
next thirty minutes, at fifteen second be sold only for the Atlantic
colorfulred
John Chabala Sp.X)3c( ) a
intervals, stirring up a terrific does away with the present system reads I At the time of his appointment, Coast Line.Personnel,
and white sign :
of paying students by school he was attending the Aviation Fire
It makes
din "Pappy" so angry,
Coast to Coast obtaining railroad
he jumps up and down on the groups. No changes were made inbhlp's Hear "Our Joe" I Control School there.___" "_ tickets from the CTIO may have
Company schedules With the famous -
floor and swears that tomorrow On the Breakfast Club their baggage shipped direct to
he'll dig a deep cellar where he The new system will work like Super Radio Star Fighting their new station by placing the

can listen to his radio without any this: Where an entire school was (Paid Pol. Adv. by J.J.C.) Squadron Two, gear in the CMAA lucky bag,

interruptions paid at one Ume in the past, stu- This morning Joe is one of five Stevens recently Building 414, by 0900 the day before -
dents now will form pay lines dur- "Trained For Victory" men appearing departure. Baggage receiptswill
Speaking of jumping up and ing the payday period when they on the Florida Theatre returnedfrom be given personnel when they
down, Little 'Earthquake Me- normally would report for physical the Paci-
stage downtown, in connection check out of Central Transportation -
Goon" Yale (247 pounds) was sur- fitness. I with the Mighty Seventh War 44 fic, where he ...

prised to learn the other day on ('('aulle of the limited time, I Bond campaign served on board ---- _.

the"volley ball court, that he could it It especially Important that In addition to seven yeats' draft the USS Hornet

jump as much as three Inches personnel report promptly," Lt. ing experience with the Illinois Golfers Have Two
The feat has opened up new vistas Grindle mild. "Pay hchedules Bell Telephone Company in Chi and the USS .1

for him. He speaks, very famil- are issued three or four days in cago, Joe has been a professionaldancer Enterprise.In .
iarly, of pole vaulting, the broad advance and all personnel i should specializing in tap and addition to ; $15 Chances LeftTwo
.,
jump and other assorted sports make certain they know the pay acrobatics, for a good long while. Gunner l Stevens! me 12-year: hole-in-one tournaments
Athletic prowess, Brother Yale, period for their sehool'or unit." "I've been dancing professionally Good Conduct Medal, Stevens I more
are scheduled at the Station
does add to one's prestige, butit's about 12 ," he said wears the Pre-Pearl Harbor
The new pay schedule: for years golf course and all personnel-officers
a gruelling taskmaster First and 15th of month (one I I in a recent Profile interview. "But American Theatre, Asiatic Pacific WAVES, enlisted men and
The wonder man, Johnnie Bar- you can never learn enough." (with one silver star) and Admiral
day later when date falls on Sunday marines--are eligible to try for
tels referred to by his shipmatesas of his Nimitz' commendation
)-1010, students of AP school' Proof personal any part of the total $15 in Ship's
"Hamfat has the dubious distinction awards.
AEM "A" phases 1 and 2, and Advanced contention Is Service chits awarded each week.
of being the only man This last in his
part, says "By
AEM seventh through 20th the fact that
I The next tourney is slated Mon.
known in these parts who can peelan ingenuity and resourcefulness, he
orange with a lathe So what, weeks, inclusive, in building 414 4 Joe is now enrolled discovered and corrected Innumer- day at 1830, and the last is scheduled

you say? My sentiments,'exactly. with one pay line; 1110, Advanced in a local able difficulties and defects in the for 2 July.
Shortly before he shipped out on Ordnance and Turret School students studio ordnance equipment of his squadron The golfer who drives his ball
13 June, he was assigned to relieve building 414, two pay lines; dancing and constructed and installeda into the cup, or nearest it, will receive
1300 to 1430, officers, building 500; 3 taking a course $5 in perfectly valid Ship's
Miss Pratt, phase 4 WAVE, allegedly device increasing the safety of e
for active duty. (Miss 1410, SKV school, building 500, one in the gentler the squadron's airplanes." Service chits; another $5 award
I line; 1500, AOO and turret stu- awaits the scoring the
Pratt may be on leave) Therefore arts of "jitter-: I -- -- one greatest
he becomes the first gob to relievea dent officers, building 611; 1510, number of points; $3 go to the
WAVE for active duty in this AFC school students, building 500, bugging. A wolf is a guy with a glint in his second high scorer, and $2 to the

area Another dubious distinc one pay line.Second With Visual eye third

tion. and 16th of month (one Aids, Joe is one And a thought in the back of his A hole-ln-one will bring you 20

day later when date falls on Sunday I Jos, J, Chabala of a group of head. points; getting within a four-foot
Congratulations to Jesse Frank )-0845 to 1200, Ship's Company expert, experienced draftsmen, If you see him coming circle will bring you six poh?..s; you
Brook for a good job of "ear barging building 414, two pay lines; where he designs charts, diagrams You better start running- can get four for landing inside an
," It paid off to the tune of 1510, AEM "A" school phases 3 and schematics for use in all of The rest Is much better unsaid. eight-foot circle; three will be

brand new AEM 2c rate. They're through 6, inclusive, and Advanced NATTCenter's /schools These, XA\'V 1NDEPE.NDEISCE DA\ awarded for inside a 12-foot circle
hard to get these days, too. Yours AEM students, first through seventh blown up, abetted by- color and ; and If you land on the green

truly knows whereof he speaks. weeks' inclusive, building 414, drawing technique, illustrate and EXTRA CASH WAR BOND you'll get one point.
Note: We're only kidding The two pay lines clarify the course of study offeredby i ---"iI-

guy knows his business and de- Where two pay lines are required the schools I SALE FOR'UE

serves the rate. He passed the 2c at building 414, line numberone I "Anything that aids to present I Plane; mOlt he old. Owner motinr.

test last time it was given and (low pay numbers) will form a clearer picture of the technical -22 Jl'SE-7---JULY- :53 I.t.' Hlton upright' >newly t Extension: reconditioned 794. .nil:

waited with the rest of the fellows along the bulkhead on the Biscayne job a man has to learn is good- -

street side of the building, I and Visual Aids, things a man can
We understand from Mrs. Wel- and line number two (high pay see--is about the best method offered Bulkhead

,4 mert that the "Voice" is getting a numbers) will form along Enterprise ." he sa VB.
little difficult to live with. She street and file into the west Joe hails from the Windy City,

states that at the least provoca. entrance of the southeast wing. where' his wife and two sons, aged a

tion, he bursts forth into song, ---.s----- ten and five, live now ,

and said song permeates every From letter home "But I'm sixth on the ,list for .
nook and cranny of the house.She' : Breezing Cumberland "
he mentions "Aftera
down Norfolk's main drag, I overhauled
beginning to feel trappedand year and half, maybe by August :6Jfj'
an English sailor. One
hounded by these mellifluous after I'll be able to have them with me
another, he was Inspectingthe
streams of
melody. "
again.
l5-cent.parking meters WL'Pr
Undoubtedly jitterbugging. (
When his buddies asked R. M, "What's up, mate 1" I demanded --- -
Wycoff to explain the bandage he "Don't they have those things in t

wore on his forehead last week, England a ?

he did so in very few words. Quoth "Of course," he responded. But Q f'
he-"My wife asked me to do the in the ones we 'ave at 'ome y"ou o 9 ,
dishes and when I got up off the can see the peanuts." .'

floor, I did the dishes." The moral -- --
might be-"Don't cross your wife .
Mrs. Brown: "Whenever I'm In
if don't want rolling
pin
you a
the dumps, I get myself a new
off bald
bounced jour punkin' hat."

Mrs. Jones: "I was wondering
What Is the big attraction forJ. Lt7
where got them
C. (the Noble) Harvey, in build- you { -
ing 512 ? :"

"Corny" Fields, the TAP come- one of his men in the AP School, \ ,-=-
'
=
I dian, had his socks on inside out without any electrical connections -"
the other day, and when someone whatsoever. I don't blame him,

asked him why, he explained I'm skeptical about it, too ,
"My feet go so hot, I had to turn Hildreth put his foot into it this -

the hose on them." Well, it takes time, for fair. lie got himself

all kinds to make a world. mauled. $ r

Like the little boy, who, on his WAVE Mary Ann Anderson, in ; .. ... the IBM Department, bldg. COO, -frfl. "
first look at a rhinocerous, ex- ,, ...?
back from her leave in Chi- -::.
claimed, "there ain't no such ani- came .)j' .: ... "" '
mal," Gunner Patterson, in the cago all aglow. She saw her Navy "Except for our War Bond investments JASETkpIis .: ? : J/
nseN
home after 35 months in .\71E91A;
same incredulous manner said, "Idon't brother, did you ever see
believe it," when he saw a the Pacific, and her sister, a cadet anything multiply sojast7" + "Can I BUY Your Leave, Sir?"
light bulb glowing in ,the hand of nurse also home on leave.



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Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 21 June, 1945

.,

Scenes From Jax-Memphis NATTC Fights __ ___ I Baseball Team


nmitJNt5 Splits and Ties ;" .


It s r41! In Three Games .:


NATTC's Baseball Air Raiders
(By Corp. Herb Johnston Jr.) N! t tt .ter leveled off last week, winning one,
s, The welfare of "Sgt Dumps", ..tah 4 losing one, and tying a third in a
Corp. Skee Stowinsky's pet racoon g week's schedule which took them
once again rests upon the z far down the East Coast.
tender mercies of the men of Bks. Despite several costly errors and
58 and 59 while the Corporal is the fact that they were playing ....
furloughing in Pennsylvania. The their first game of the season un-
'1 boys aren't quite so worried about der floodlights, the Air Raiders '
+ the Job of caring for "Dumps"as held the highly touted and strongFt.
a they were the last time be- Pierce Amphibs to a 3-0 victory -
cause the wee beastle is so tame Friday night. Johnny Bitt-
now he only bites about half. ner ace NATTC hurler held the .
way through your hand, instead East Coast group to five hits while _
; of gnawing hungrily up to your his mates gathered up six hits, but
t elbow like he used to. scattered them too well throughthe
I Mention of elbows brings to several frames.
mind the most effective method Bittner himself gathered up two
a ever devised for winning the E on of the six hits, and Pesavanto '" ''
Field Day. Headquarters Squadron picked two others. Woddail and >.
under the capable and tire- Buckley accounted for the other .
less direction of MAAS Fred Shaw, two.The
Dave Miller H. Jay Lyda and Amphibs scored once in the '"
i NCO's in charge Chet Haliski and second, fourth and seventh innings ..
Pete Bellanl applied a superabundance with their five hits, but the box ;.
"f' of elbow grease to take score shows pretty clearly what r.,.
honors for the most ship-shape happened. Unaccustomed to the i: '
barracks last week. lights, Air Raiders had eight errors-
q After more than a year of faith- charged against them during the
ful service in guiding the destiniesof evening.
the detachment Post Office, Wednesday, the Haider ,
Corp. Ed Erdmann shoves off next o y tti; played It out for ten solid Innings -
week for new duties on the West against the Avon, I'ark .
t Coast. The boy who made Mil- Army Air Force, tying up the
waukee famous will stop off at game three all in their half of \
that Wisconsin whistle-stop for a the ninth The game finally Ma* .
15-day visit with the home folks tailed betause of darkiieM
enroute to :Marine Aviation's heav- The visitors scored their three
enly hideaway Just outside San runs early in the game, getting one
Diego. Here's good luck to Corp. :'- AY-.P.v. in the second and two in the third.
Here W-i the way some of Jacksonville's' NATTC fighters showed up last Friday night In Memphisas
Erdmann.It they scored four wins out of seven starts against their "Navy cousins," \\ho will come here next They coasted along with an appar-
wasn't all luck that brought Thursday for a return match. Upper left Frenchte Charpentier shows, his left as Art Maxell, one-time ently good margin until the sixth -
about the defeat of Bks. 58 at all-Navy Marine welterweight champ, ducks. Upper right Al Mnlbaldl, at right still has plenty left when I'esavanto and Killough both
the hands of Bks. 59 in a softball as his opponent 211 pound Frank Smith, leaves the ring after taking the count Satisfaction in the scored cutting down the margin w'
game last week. The HqSq rooters fight shows on CSp \\'. H. McLaren's fate as he gives Sinibaldi a pat on the back In background to a lone run. Topmiller scored a
went wild over the 4.0 performances right is Charlie Dl'dmon110 wanted to fight and didn't have an opponent Lower It'ft.Oal: Alvarez the tying run when Hanson, visiting to
of Chi rile Murray on the left steps back as the referee begins the count on Willard Gibson-Mho was out cold 45 seconds after pitcher, loosened up, allowed J
mound, Larry Scarborough at the bout began. Lower right Scrapping Eddie Barnett pastes a hard right to Carl Sinovlch who, a few three walks and a fourth man got !
short, Don Eaton covering yards via the mistake channel. .
} Photos by courtesy of Photo Lab. NATTC Memphis. on
seconds' later retired from the ring on a TKO. "
and yards of territory In "nothing _. The Raiders downed T-l In a .
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flat"impossible to make fly-ball some catches fantastically in leftfield Local Boxers Score 4 to 3 Win Softball Teams Station afternoon League 4-1. playing game Thursday jamupball .-

r' Pete Bellani's lung-power al- behind Hardy, who allowed
r
most matching his physical power only one hit during the afternoon .
(which is considerably more than The NATTC team scored ;
somewhat) in keeping the "chatter" Over Memphis NATTC Fighters Enjoy Slugfest throe times In the first Inning, ;
constant and encouraging. taking advantage of three errors /I"
Nobody could call the game a One-sided scores with many hit and once In the third. Her "
walkaway, however; after watching I A top ranking round of boxing ters enjoying a "field day"-lA the azan, Killough Heiman, and ;I
58's battery purring along like awaits NATTC fight fans next night, he apparently was deter- civilian or college sense of the Buckley accounted for the NAT I
an expensive Swiss-movement Thursday night when Memphis mined to settle his affair in rapid word-featured last week's playin TC runs and Elder was respon-
watch F. J. O'Connor hurlingand NATTC fighters come to Jackson- order. Willard Gibson, Memphis the several NATTC softball sible for the T-( tally
John Alkasses behind the bat; ville to avenge a four-three defeat featherweight, may have seen one leagues. This afternoon the local outfit
to say nothing of Floyd Dupuis' they sustained last Friday night or two of those rapidly coming At the end of the week, Barracks meets the Marine Fighters In a
superb hitting. There were other when the locals were in the Ten- punches from the punching Key IS and 18 were on top in the Station game on the NATTC dia-
stars on both sides; in fact every nessee metropolis. Wester, but it wasn't evident to AEM league, each with percen- mond, beginning at 1700. Next
man played hard and well to makeit It wasn't a pushover in Mem- the fans, and 55 seconds after the tages of 800. Barracks 6 and 53, .Tuesday they meet A and R here
one of the best games so far phis, but Lt. William Muir, offi- fight began, Alvarez had scored a both with flawless records, were in another Station game at the
this season. Did we say it wasn'ta cer-in-charge of boxing here be- cleancut knockout over his opponent up top in the School league and same time; and Wednesday play
? weeeeel, the Officers in the Administration de-
walkaway
lieves the locals will be stronger the Waycross AAF here in a return -
score was 12 to 0, but figures are than they were last week; and on Going fast into a bout which partment were leading the field in match. Last month the Air
nothing but annoying don'tyou the strength of their showing in most of those "in the know" expected that league with four straight Raiders trimmed the Waycnm!'!
think recent service team fights, additional to go at least two rounds, wins. AEM Operations was out in Fliers 8-2 in an upset. _
Not only a noteworthy ballplayer Eddie Barnett didn't waste time front in the American League with ..
., matches are being sought. --- --
? but an amateur song and with Carl Sinovich He met him I three wins and no losses, and
.1 "Where"m
dance man of no mean ilk is Sgt. The crowd of more than 5,000 square, sparred a moment, and Basic Electricity was in front with Sailor:" you meet ma
"Tiny" Fred Penniman. His "tap" Memphis NATTC sailors and Ma- sent the Memphis lad to the can- four victories in the National tonight? "
and "buck and wing" is strictly rines Friday filled virtually every vass for a count of nine. Sinovich league. Girl: "lIalfwa) .
groovy, and his Conga and rhumba seat in the open-air arena to see regained his feet, but Barnett In the AEM league, Barracks 17
G and rhythm personified.Some one of their top-notch fighters hit his a 120vin over Advanced Ordnance
is grace weaved in rapidly, placed won over Barracks 14, 15-8; Bar-
of us little guys who go the canvass in less than two punch well, and the Memphis man- racks 16 ran roughshod over Bar- AEM Operations tolled
plodding around on our heels rounds; saw another last 55 sec- agers knew it was all overand racks 15, 17-2, and Barracks 13 nine runs against Fire Control's
well to emulate the onds; a third last a minute and four, and Aviation Ordnance took
) pos-
would do tossed in the towel. scored a win over Barracks 13,
y tural poise of our 200-pounder four seconds; and wailed and Eddie Clayton, making his premiere 7-5. the Training Division 17-2.
cheered while a fourth lost a de- I in the National
Players league
pal. under NATTC colors but a I Some more one-sided scores oc-
I.') _____.. cision to the visitors from Jack- seasoned fighter, fought it out curred In' the American league probably turned up with the most
sonville. with Mike Bordick of Memphis. when the Marines, in their first orthodox scores of the week. Cooks
Softball Standings It was the first time the two Both come from Pennsylvania- softball league appearance, scored and Bakers topped Phase X, 5-1; .
'91 1 (Result to 18 June) boxing teams, representing two Clayton from Philadelphia, and Phase 1 downed the Police 7-1, and
Naval Air Technical Training Centers Bordick from Pittsburgh. Brotherly Smith where it counts, and the Turrets topped Physical and Welfare -
AEM: League had met in the squared ring; love was forgotten by Claytonand fights were over one minute, 56 85.Only :>.
r< W.L but it wasn't a strangers' meeting Bordick couldn't seem to pro- seconds after the second round of two games were played in
Bks. 16 4 1 altogether-except in the ring duce too much smoke, althoughthe the final bout had started. the Officers' League with Ord- ..
Bks 1 g 4 1 -for more than one of the men two handed body and face The local team was aided in the nance Officers scoring a 9-6 win .
Bks. 13 2 2 from here found among*his Navy blows back and forth for three dressing room by Charlie Dedmon, over Schools, while the Adminis .
Bks. 17 2 3 cousins in Memphis a former Jack- full rounds. One time Clayton sent slated to fight, but for whom there tration ten topped Student Officers
Bks. 15: 1 3 sonville shipmate; In fact, before his opponent to the ropes, and wasn't a suitably weighted opponent 73.Barracks.
BUs. It 0 3 and after the fights, it appearedvery throughout the bout there wasn't in Memphis; CSpA( ) W. R. 5 ran wildly over Bar-
School League much like some kind of a much question about Clayton's McLaren; and PhMlc H. W. Plum- racks 61 in the Schools league,
'homecoming." getting the nod from the Judges. mer. 23-6. .
11 W L -- -- -- ,
The show in Memphis was seen Frenchie Charpentier getting -
Bkj. 6 2 0 by a number of officers from here into the ring for the first time for
Bks. 53 .2 0 Including Cmdr. C. M. Jett, Com- Jacksonville NATTC, was pitted Mighty Training Ten "Turning to
Bks. 2 1 1 manding Officer (acting); Lt. against Art Sax ell, onetime Ma-
Bka. 60{ 1 1 Uomdr. A. P. Hamann, Aviation rine all-Navy welterweight champion East" for Toward
Bks. 5 1Bks. 2 Training Officer, formerly sta- He vwas against a tough, I Help a Victorysent
61 0 3 tioned at Memphis; Lt. Rex En- well-trained man, and lost the de- ,
he satisfied local June 13, 1915 APP-Obviously I'
Officers' LeagueW right, Physical Training Officer cision, although '
the homeward
and Lt. K. W. Eppert, Watch, Se- judges as to his fighting ability. overconfident from their brilliant pellet straight
L curity, and Discipline Officer The When Hill Burnett of Jackson- defeat of last week, the T. Division Into the outstretched mitt of
Administration 4 0 local boxers also had in their au- ville, lost the semi-final light- whirlwind softball team smashed Catcher Barricelli Entering into ,,
Ordnance 2 2 dience Capt. R. W. Bockus, who heavyweight bout to Ossie Lutter across two runs while their op- the spirit of the thing, Barricelliimmediately '
Students 1 3 had Just come aboard in Memphisto the score was all-even. Burnett ponents, the Ordnance boys, were sent the ball 1 merrily
Schools 1 3 with the only able to squeeze in 17. back into the waiting arms of left.-
relieve Capt J. C. Monfort, also swung it out Memphislad
American League there, as Commanding Officer; and but once went through the A little slow getting started, the fielder Hesson A bit bewildered
w L Cmdr L. C. Black, Memphis Exec- ropes, to come back and finish the fighting T's swung into their own by the turn of events, Hesson once
AEM Operations 3 0 utive Officer. last round. inimitable style late in the third more wound up and with a mighty
Marines 1 0 Lou Fugazy, bantamweight returning The climax to the program was inning when the ordnancemen heave and returned the ball to the a
AFC 2 1 to the ring under the In the usual Sinibaldi style. Aftera started getting so many runs thata catcher. Pausing for a moment ,., ,
Aviation Ordnance 1 1 NATTC colors failed to win a great big buildup by the an- turnstile had to be installed at Darricelli calls out, "Shall" I throw
Adv. Ordnance 0 3 decision over Eddie Chyz, althoughIn nouncer, Sinibaldi was pitted home plate. Every time the bases the ball back Hesson'" "Forget 1
Division 0 2 the first round Fugazy sent his against Frank Smith, 211 pound were loaded, the T Division's the goddam ball! shrieks Hesaoii,
Training opponent to his knees, toppled him heavyweight, who once took every- pitcher Chabala, would clear his "throw me back my arm!I"
National Leaguew again in the third round to one body coming and going in the Gol- throat, the customers would clear And so into the record books
L knee, while the two provided the den Gloves finals. In the opening the bleachers, and the batter would goes another T Division achievement I
Basic Elec 4 0 fans with some closeirr fighting round, Al took his time merely clear the bases A sure flro plan has been
Phase X 2 2 much of the way sending the big, out-reaching One of the highlights of the adopted for next week's game. Ten I
Police 2 2 Scarcely more than a month Smithie to the ropes; but in the game took place in the sixth inning minutes before game time tho en'
Turrets 2 2 ago, Sal Alvarez lost on a TKO: second round, having found his when Robert "The Ogre" tire team will gather in a group, I
Cooks and Bakers: 2 ::1 here against the Cherry Point Ma- way around, Sinibaldi came in and Heason scooped up a sharp single face the east, AND PRAY For
PT & Welfare 1 3 rinei! b''t In Memphis the other cut the program short, He conked out In the left field garden! and RAINM!!!IIPage !





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