Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: July 19, 1945
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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VOL. 3, No. 19 19 'July, 1945

Headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


If: -Ticonderoga. Added To List of Damaged Flat-Tops I

i r' C.Ex-Cecil- 0. Was Field Exec s Jax Bus Fare Is- Hiked I

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The USS Ticonderoga, one : COURTESY AND THE NAVYLast 15-Cent ChargeTo

i of the newer Essex-class carriers

t r' was added by the Navy week Capt. Anthony R. Brady, NAS commanding officer, issued a station Downtown

Department today to the memorandum which this newspaper believes to be one of the most pertinent and welcome

growing list of flat-tops dam messages--from the standpoint of the average sailor-in-the-street ever to be .."-

;s" aged by Jap Kamikaze planes. placed upon government mimeographing paper. Starts Friday
:;' "Strike off one more Yankee The message has to do with courtesy, something which has just as much of a placein

r ."irrier," might well have been the an American military or naval organization as it does in normal civilian existence.It .
ord flashed back to headquarters is a matter of common knowledge that the U. S. serviceman is grossly under- Bus fares on the Motor

of the Japanese Imperial fleet paid for the sacrifices he is called upon to make. In civilian life, the occupational hazards Transit Company's N A S-
that afternoon of 21 had
1" it not been for the skill and courage of his job alone would be worth many times what he receives as a sailor, marine or downtown route will be increased

of its skipper, Captain (now soldier. beginning tomorrow:
,4 i' :. Commodore) Dixie Kiefer; its executive To help lessen this discrepancy in pay, the U. S. Congress has provided that cer- from 10 to 15 cents, it was

.._. Burch, officer former, Comdr William offi-O. tain special services: be provided to personnel of the Navy and Army, such as medicalcare announced this week. Under
commanding food, housing, ship's service facilities and commissary conveniences. As Capt. the fare change, which was

i e Brady points out, these, under law, are rights-not privileges or favors that are dis- approved by the Jacksonville '

pensed by the individual assigned to handle the details of distribution and dissemination.That City Council, round trip tick

these services should be dispensed as courtesly and as conscientiously as possible is ets will be sold for 25 cents.

a fundamental part of the serviceman's right to them. There should be no room at all Partially off-setting the increased .
for the "Wellvhat do :you want?" philosophy. fare rate all one-way tick. .
ets will free transfer
To insure a wide distribution and readership of Capt. Brady's memorandum, espe- to carry any point in Jacksonville.privileges

cially among those individuals to whom it is particularly directed, the JAX AIR NEWS A 10-cent fare will remain for

herewith reproduces it in its entirety: all NAS-bound persons boarding
buses south of the Ortega River,
STATION MEMORANDUM NO. 18-45 and for all downtown-bound pas '

Subject: Naval Personnel, Courteous Treatment Of. sengers boarding buses north of
104th street. Free transfer
1. The Commanding Officer, during brief tours of informal inspection to various departments and leges are also available for privi these
divisions of the Naval Air Station, has noticed certain things which should be corrected, one of whichIs passengers
!,, the treatment of Naval personnel doing business with others on the station. houndTripsThe '
2. Comparatively speaking, the pay of men and women in the service is not considerable. When thosein '
;. uniform go to the dispensary seeking treatment, the Ship's Service for a sandwich, jhe commissaryto new 25-cent round-trip tick.
buy groceries, or any other department or division of a similar nature on the station, they're getting ets will be on sale at all Ship's
,'; t' something which might rightfully be considered a part of their pay. It is something to which they are Service stores at NAS, NATTC
I (entitled and in view of the fact that they are wearing the highest badge of honor-the uniform of and the Naval Hospital. They will
-', : r-, their country, they should be accorded every consideration or courtesy. also be available at the Navy Bus
3. That man you turn away with Inconsiderate gruffness may have his body filled with shrapnel which Terminal at Clay and Adams
,: he got on Iwo Jlma. lie may have gone through untold dangers and agony as Jap suicide planes divedon streets, Jacksonville. Civilians as
his ship somewhere In the Pacific-out where there are no foxholes in which to seek safety. well as service personnel may pur-
, I 4. That man or woman whom you are treating so inconsiderately might well be jour own brother, chase these tickets.
..-:. sister, husband, father or sweetheart In some other Naval establishment thousands of miles from home. Round-trip tickets will not carry
You'd want him or her Treated kindly. Treat others as you would have them treat :you or jour loved transfer privileges, it was .an
",,_, ". Coaidi. Burch ones if your positions were reversed. nounced.
cer of Cecil Field; and all the 5. Yes, you may say, 'thej're not always courteous to us. We'put up with a lot of guff." That's Here's the way the free trans
" other brave and courageous officers probably true to a certain extent, but "a soft answer turneth away wrath," and quick service, with a fer system on the 15-cent, one-way
f, and men of the crew. smile, will do much to eliminate any unpleasantness whhh you may face in dealing with those in fare will work:
I:, But like the Saratoga, the uniform. Going from Jacksonville to the
r Franklin, and the Bunker Hill 6. In short to use quotation from. the scriptures, in dealing with those in uniform, "do unto othersas Air Station, riders entering a Motor .
which were battered and mauled you. would, have them do unto. ,..." Transit bus on another route
"r- later, the proud Ticonderoga took' will deposit a nickel in the fare
_ the worst the Nips could dish out box, requesting a transfer at the
and lived to tell the tale. Todayshe a R I same time to the Air Station line.
is back,in action, adding another Upon making the transfer, the
chapter to its brilliant his -.-. --- -. rider will present the transfer to
tory which already includes the the operator, and deposit an additional

,., light sinking cruiser of one, two heavy destroyers cruiser,,four one Five Enlisted Men Are Decorated Here dime Any in the Point fare box. .

destroyer-escorts, four large oilers,
five freighters or freighter-trans- At Saturday Morning Medal CeremoniesFive Riders traveling from the Air
ports, and 14 miscellaneous. craft. Station to Jacksonville who pay
the 15-cent, one-way fare will be
At one minute after noon on -- --- --- --- -- -----
that memorable 21 January, out enlisted men, each attachedto entitled to a free transfer to any
of the sun and through a cloud a different unit here at NAS, point within the city limits on the
bank came a single-engine Jap were decorated by Captain A. R. ."M Continued on Page Seven
Brady last Saturday morning at -" ----
plane. evidently a Zeke. Bomb and I --- .
formal inspection '
l. (onllnurd on Page Seven I
:_ Top award of the day went to I It Lt. Comdr. HeizerIs
George E. DeLong, AOM2c, USNR, II
r.,.. Alnav Hit Five who received the Army Air Medal, II I
two Oak Leaf Clusters in lieu of I New VPB C.O.Way
:{. From Mainside the second and third, a gold star .
in lieu of the fourth Navy Air back in 1938, when they
Five Mainside officers were promoted I Medal, and the Presidential Unit were surveying the Jacksonvillearea
' in rank on Alnavs 149 and Citation ribbon. DeLong's citations for a possible site for the
$ 150, recently released. read ..., for meritoriousacts Naval Air Station, a young naval
Promoted to lieutenant were: as a regular member of a aviator carefully set down a PBY
Robert S. Hill, Jr., of the Legal combat aircraft engaged in night I on the broad St. Johns in the first
$' Office; Edward B. Smolcnskl, of missions in the Southwest Pacific f of thousands of such landings later
;; Assembly and Repair; and Alfred Area." He is now on duty with I to be made here.
s A. Forcier, of the VM Unit. "
the Ordnance and Gunnery: De- The pilot of that Catalina
Donald W.' Grunditz, of VPB2-1,
pattl tnt.
Ensign Isaac J. Heizer now lieu
advanced to lieutenant .
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was jg John It. Adkins, AOAIlc, U Nn, tenant commander, who is the new
KT In the warrant ranks, Willie W.
also attached to Ordnance and commanding officer of
f F' Polk, VPB2-1; was promoted to ;
with the VPB2 1.
chief Gunnery, was presented #
gunner. Navy Air Medal, gold star in lieu Lt. Comdr. Heizer succeeds Lt.
-":t of a third Air Medal, and the Presidentlal Comdr. Leo R. Jensen, who has
Unit Citation ribbon.Commellllation I .V' been detached for duty outside the
The Station SceneWAVE continental United States. Comdr.
For going over the side in heavyseas Jensen reported to Jacksonville 12
officer winding up to rescue survivors of a ship November, 1943.
". ,''/ PPJl salute with vnmjlttary collision Edward Jerry Para, The new skipper of VPB21 ia .
'J.t h at slip strap near Building Bkrlc, USNR, was awarded a let no stranger to the station, or the
.94. ter of commendation from Admiral squadron, having been stationed
Jonas H. Ingram and the commen- here as training officer of the old
Th sense of humor that occasionally dation ribbon. Para is now at- \ \ J- VPB2#2 unit from 1012 to 1945.
crops out over the tached to the Commissary Depart \ He comes to Jacksonville this time
telephone from that "front office" ment here. GEORGE E. BELONG, AOM2c, \la shown above, right, receiving direct from two years' duty in the
'tw the ad. building, Robert Anthony Goslee, Y3c, the Air Medal from Capt. A. R. Brady during inspection ceremonies Southwest Pacific.Lt. .
I S USN, received the Purple Heart last Saturday morning. At the same ceremony DeLong also Comdr Heizer flew with a '
r\ Tie rumor eddies that i hat's' for wounds received in action received two Army Oak Leaf Clusters in lieu of a second and third Panama patrol squadron from 1937.
I ', twirled about the station ever' against the enemy.I Goalee ia now Air Medal, the Navy Gold Star in lieu of a fourth Air Medal and to 1910, and was an instructor at
l since that oolum ist'a broadcast on duty with the Personnel Office. I the Presidential Unit Citation ribbon. DeLong saw active overseas NAS Pensacola and at WAS Mh
splashed over If Aft radios taut( The Presidential .Unit Citation ; service as an alrcrewrnan with PBY Squadron VPB33. (Oth:>i Sat. ami for the next two years. He far
Sunday night. Continued an Page Seven I urday medal winners on page two.) native' of Ellzabethtown, Ky

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Page Two JAX AIR NEWS 19 July, 1945 I''

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\\ PEOPLE hear the old : '
expression "War is hell," usually S.
they think automatically of thunderous
guns, of men dying; violent .
deaths, of planes flaming from the ; $ '

skies and ships going down in \" ,
wreckage-strewn seas. ,
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These things are true, and by t ,
their very existence prove the old IIWnM Nywil s <, '
saying. But the hell of war is more ; : tl'

than that. It U a multitude of l j, ,
little things which, piled one upon ,
the other, can grow to monstrous .,
burdens for the average serviceman ,\ L::
and who is the tiniest :I. .
woman I }Ti'i"r' I i"-- "" --- I - -
cog In the complicated war ma INDOCTRINATION in the F4U and its equipment is given here J
chinery. An aching tooth is not I at NAS Jacksonville to student pilots undergoing operational train- j
comparable to a major operation, Model Plane Meet ing In this plane by an all-Marine ABATU from St Louis. In the British-Based
but it is pain just the same. I photo at the left, S/Sgt. George Levine of Denver,.Colo., demon
SMALL ITEMS, insignificant in strates the operation of the landing flap selector valve in the F4U's
themselves, can add up to much : Set For SundayBelieve hydraulic system. Right, S/Sgt R. A, Pearce of Houston, Tex., PBY Unit Home "
suffering. War is waiting-waiting stands before the mock-up panel of the aircraft's electrical systemas

for orders, for advancement it or not, there's some he explains the function of the generator. The first U S. Naval Aviation
for food, for recreation, for all guys around here that like air squadron to operate from the Unit
sorts of daily things we once took planes so well they play with'themin ed Kingdom in the war agaln-fl
for granted. It is uncertainty, the their spare time. Air Newsman Learns Just German submarines has returne

inability of being able to know II It's true they're only model to the United States for specialized
definitely what the next hour or planes, but that makes it a bus- training and subsequent transferto
day may bring, of being unable to man's holiday nontheless.This What ABA TU Stands ForBy the Pacific Theatre.
plan even the simplest sort of project I Sunday is going to be an Patrol Bombing Squadron 63,
with assurance that it will especially big day in their lives, credited principally for Its workin
come: to pass. A too. For pn 22 July the First Annual Arthur Greene, V2c one-half hours of instruction In- developing and maintaining an
It is the constant pressure of Interstate Model Airplane Staff Writer tegrated with their regular operational impenetrable barrier that denied

people, of no privacy, of too much Meet will be held at Craig Field, "Say, just exactly what do those training.The passage through the Straits of
loneliness and not enough solitude.It Municipal No.2, on the Beach letters ABATU stand for anyway instruction is chiefly under Gibralter to enemy U-boats, inaugurated
is the constancy of sound, of Road, and NAS Jacksonville sail- ?" the general heading of engineer- daylight Navy antisubmarine -

voices and noise eternally assault ors will be among the entrants. I That, says M. T. Sgt. GeorgeE. Ing. There are four periods on patrols over the Nazi fight
ing the ears and mind until the The meet will include contestsfor Buss of Long Beach, Calif., the Pratt & Whitney 2800-8 engine, er-protected Bay of Biscay almost
idea of complete, utter stillness scale models, free-flight gasoline *- leading chief of the all-Marine one period on :Hamilton Standard two years ago to the day of their
becomes as the fringe of Elysium. motor-powered-planes, U-con.1 ABATU here, is the question he is Hydraulic Proplllers, two periodson return home.
FOR THOSE of us on shore stations trol craft, and glider events. It most frequently asked when he the F4U's electrical equipment, This squadron is credited officially
far from the battle zones, it gets underway at 1000. mentions that he is attached to an two periods on the plane's hydraulic with sinking three underseas
is monotony: the same clothes, Entries do not have to be madein ABATU system, one period on instruments craft during Us! 24 months 'Of for

work, routine, day after day after advance, and latecomers may Everyone, it seems, has his own one on the structures fuel and and induction heat- eign duty and is listed as having
ers, one on
day; the same problems, same sort enter the competition by applyingat version of what those letters inflicted probable damage to others -
of talk, the same hopes. Althoughwe the field the morning of the mean, but rarely do people hit it on system carburetors, one on, the one oil on system, two use I The record of achievementalso
understood that a oxygen
event. It was
recognize the necessity for and includes shooting down twoJunkers88's
of the right and equipment, and two periodsfor
Navy lieutenant will be one
the of
expect use general regulations in an engagementthat
In the same breath, most fellows quizzes on the whole course.
there is still judges. first aerial meet-
the repeated marked the
idea of the five- classification
offer their own Aside from the ergineering -
aJl -
--- --
chafing at being surrounded by -- : letter combination even bl'forethey've there are three periodson ing between U. S. Naval Aviationand
rules, orders, restrictions, and re- the the Luftwaffe in the European
Navy Has 15 Jungle-Hewn finished asking ques- radio.
quirements undreamed of in civil- I'I'Chap'els tion. Tp head off any repetitionof Special Coarser Theatre of Operations.
ian life. In AdmiraltiesThe such an occurrence by this writer All the ABATU's instructors, I During its stay in the United

It is restlessness and an inner American will to worshiphas Buss quickly stated, "ABATU enlisted Marines, have undergone I Kingdom, VPB-63's Catalinas flew
unhappiness at being unable to flowered into 15 jungle-hewn means only one thingAdvanceBase special courses of training at the more hours against the enemy than
see how one individual fits into the chapels in the Admiralty Islands Aviation Training Unit-and factory to qualify them for their any other squadron engaged in
magnitude of the war pattern of where Navy personnel are served that's official." present roles. similar operations under the RAID
the whole. It is wondering if all by 18 chaplains. This particular ABA TU, headedby ABATU's are mobile units, and Coastal Command Group to whichit
the effort, strength, sweat that Prior to the American seizure Warrant Officer R. T. Cava- usually are assigned a specific task was attached.
you've put out have in any way of these islands in April, 1944, the nagh, is responsible for the indoctrination to be carried out, and then ordered -------Vst+- f j
furthered the efficiency of the occupying enemy crushed religious of student pilots on the elsewhere. This unit's job of train Command Course To Be
fighting fleet, if your service of life, according to the natives, con- characteristics, equipment, and the ing mechs has been completed, but .
years has brought victory even one fiscating their mission churchesand flight of the F4U Established hereIn now that it is busy indoctrinating Held At Newport
split second closer. their Bibles. Melanesians assisted 'October, 1944, to work with student pilots-and there is a A recent Alnav announced that,

IT IS SAVING "so long" to good Seabees in the constructionof NAOTC Ground Training, the unit steady flow through NAS Jacksonville commencing on 1 January, 194&, '
the : trained enlisted avll1 tlonmachinists' it is not known when it
new chapels has also held
friends will be at
and wondering if you'llever a command course
---- ---- mates. will, if ever pack up and move on.
cross paths again. It is bid the Naval War College, Newport,
Good In fact this week the unit Is moving
ding farewell to those you love, R I., for approximately 15 officers
WEDDINGSThe Prior to the establishment of to more permanent quarters of of the ranks
teeing your hearts ship out with the Regular Navy
the ABATU here, individual flight in Ground Training Bldg. No. 168.
them, and then trying to fill the of lieutenant commander and
I instructors handled this indoctrination An inspection tour of the facili-
deeps of loneliness that come with following weddings were above. Also a preparatory staff
but without the elaborate ties of the ABATU didn't net this
their departure. It is in waiting performed at Station chapels: I equipment of the unit-like mock- writer much in the way of tech- course will be held for !50 reserve
for letters that sometimes are unbearably July 13: Roy B. Ketchum and ups and cutaways this Indoctrination nical knowledge--not having the officers of the ranks of lieutenant
long in coming, so that J. Bertram I. I commander, lieutenant and lieu
Betty Goodpasture; was naturally haphazardand I head for stuff like that there. But
the fear grows lest they never I Balch and Milda Ann Clucas; William superficial. Now every student at least we did learn from an tenant (jg).
come at all. St. George Walker and Ellen : pilot gets 12 hours of pre-flight 1 authoritative source just exactly The classes will be approximately -
It is even in the orld-of-home, Elizabeth Oswald. training ,by the unit, and 13 and 'what the letters ABATU mean!! five months in length. Applica-
In trying to keep the balance be- July 14: Harlie Leon Mize and -- --- ---- ---------- -- -- -------.------- tions should be submitted official
tween the person ypu were and the Doris Jean Young; Donald B. channels to reach BuPers prior
person you are; in trying to make Drought and Elizabeth Nell Jen- Inquiring Reporter "TellsAll" to 15 September 1945.
folk and friends understand at kins; John R. Keach and Margaret --- ----**-- --- t"l
least partly the nature of the world Sally Eulich.
:you live in now, the way the days July 16: Claude Alvin Burgardand About Navy Vagaries Exams Today

and nights go with you in this Joyce Louise Green. National Service Life ..
world apart that do not -----" ---
they com : Examinations for advanceme
prehend. It is the awareness, TITLE CHANGE ny Bill Smith, \'ScInquiring to General Service ratings will I!

when on leave, that home is won The title of the Inspection and Importer held in the Main Station Mess H
I character be noticed
derful, but One day each week, usually Mondays, a may
even so belongs to apau.t
existence Survey Department has been lurking around the Ship's Service area, accosting people at random, today, Station Educational officials
so that there is a
reminded.The .
to the
Inspection Depart
changed then writing something or other on a pad.
peculiar tug for return to the
pres- ment, according to Station Order professional exams will begin -
ent. It is Those who have been buttonholed by this inquisitive individual have
feeling "fish
a out of
No. 6445.is : at 0900 and end at 1100. Petty
water" in civilian discovered that he is not a discharged veteran trying to bum nickels,
surroundings, a -- -- member of the Jax Air News officer exams will begin at 1330
sensation of but that he is the Inquiring Reporter,
beingunpleasantly a kind of combat fatigue that and end at 1600.
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suspended between two planets, belonging has no connection with actual staff who samples station opinionon pronoun. -- -
; to neither. combat.We more 'or less current questionsof
WAit IS HOItnoil and death want no sympathy and deserve the day. A not uncommon type victim of Mason In Liberators
and of his work the the Inquiring Reporter is the sailor Lt. Donald Mason, who originated -
appalling waste. It is indeed no particular credit, for compared From the nature
by any definition, hell; but the hell to the fighting, ours is In- Inquiring Reporter could not fail 1 I who approaches suspiciously, answers the report "Sighted sub, sank
ill of of from the corner of his eye, same," and who was on duty here
many thing In addition to deed good duty-but it has its own to become keenly appreciative
and of human I and finally threatens to balk the for over a year on the NAOTC
guns planes ships. We do : small contributions to the over all the delightful vagaries '
not mention it much even between accumulationg of misery that nature, Navy brand. The answershe whole thing by coyly refusing to staff, recently completed Liberator
ourselves, but we know that there I makes war hell. gets to his thumbnail interviewsare give his name, rate and hometown. training at NAAS Municipal One.
However, when he learns that his --' -
and diverse :
-- indeed, as interesting !
And vital statistics will not be used War between Rus
. Decorated as sailors themselves. was declared
brother, that takes in a large against him, but only to identifyhis sia and Japan'on 6 February, 1904,
M < answer from others, the reluctant
,t H
& cross-slice of humanity. /
> bluejacket generally comes pops up at the right place and
IP CooperateNo around. time.

i; : : two people respond quite the Bashful Generally speaking; the Inquir- -
'{ 'l'r IJ. same. The majority cheerfully co- Then there is the rateconsciousseaman ing Reporter has found the i overall -
operate and many even go into who sort of defiantly, or opinion of NAS sailors, m.
Q"" ; : lengthy mental contortions think sometimes apologetically, discloseshis rines and WAVES on current su
; ing up a comeback to a question standing on the Navy pay lad jects to be up-to-the-minute, positive .
l\ 1 1\ they may never before have considered der. The higher-rated petty officers and sound enough to gladdenthe
t. I .! A few salty ones invariably are not, as a rule, bashful jaded heart of a Gallup-poller.
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give with typically spicy remarks about giving their rates. P. S.: The bald-pated I. R.
THESE FOUR lUEN'reo Bkrlc, who received the Com- causing the aforesaid scribeto This account would be incom-,,. touched the cold depths of inter-
ceived decorations from Capt. A. mendation Ribbon; Robert Gos. regret that the written word can plete without mention of the ques- viewing one week when he tackleda

H. Brady during Saturday morn. :lee, Y3c, who received the Purple never be as picturesque as the tion-and-answer man's most con pert WAVE. She answered the
ing medal-award ceremonies. spontaneously spoken.But sistent stooge, Mrs. Dodger's boy, question readily enough, but
:Heart and Robert
They are, left to right, John R, Ayers, bar. '
whatever the answer, Roger. Seaman Dodger never hedged at giving her name, rate
Adkins, AOMlo, who won the AMM2c, who won the Presidential ring profanity, it is reproduced in misses an issue with his pithy, and hometown. Finally she burst
Air Medal, Gold Star in lieu of a Unit Citation Also deco- the Jax Air News as faithfully as often corny rejoinder It would out with, "I suppose you want ,my
third Air Medal, and a Presidential rated was George DeLong, possible, with, perhaps, the addition seem he lies in'wait for the reporter telephone number next! '
Unit Citation; Edward Para, AOM2c, pictured on page one. of a couple of commas and a to come along, for he always Insult or compliment.t. ?





19 July, 1945 JAX AIR NEVIS Page Three

, "Little Soldier" Is Navy THE VM.YJKIVCVQJJ 1leVLs Naval Personnel .

Man On Duty AtMaimide In Pacific Will

There's a Soldier stationed at -- M. Have Own Paper

Mainside here at this Naval Air ,

Station--and he wears the uniformof Navy personnel ashore and

the United States Navy, too. afloat in the Marianas and the
Lloyd Little Soldier, Flc, is a I Philippines will soon have their
full-blooded Sioux Indian from the own daily" newspaper called "Navy !
News according to a directive
Fort Berthold Sioux Indian Reservation from the Secretary of the Navy. r
in North Dakota. But fiat't '
N' t .IFCIX" The "Guam Edition" ,of "NavyNews"
unlike his forefathers under Chief
Sitting Bull who wiped out Gen- By Sgt. Robert M. Illggln and will be started immediatelyat t
eral Custer at Little Big Horn StfSgt. Art Novak the headquarters, CinCPOA,
massacre, he fights proudly in the i BECAUSE OF HIS apparent using whatever facilities may be
U.S. NAVAL .HOSPITALBy ranks of the American Navy. ', rustic mannerisms, hair exuding available until permanent publishing

Born on the reservation in North the aroma of new-mown hay, a de- equipment can beprovided..
En,.. Eleanor Baird (NC) Dakota, the sea-going redskin was cided leaning towards the songs of The "Philippines Edition" will be
Hospital CorreHpondent sent to an Indian school by his Roy Acuff, and all that sort of published as soon as possible. A
mother so that he could learn "to thing, most of the men of this Unit Sunday supplement to both editions .
DENNIS"MORGAN'S: visit to be on his own," Soldier related. do not realize that beneath this is to be added as early, as

the hospital this past Saturdayand The school was in, South Dakota. external camouflage of StfSgt. Rod practicable.

Monday, 7 and 9 July, was the As soon as he completed his high Henningsgaard of the Oxygen Editorial direction, printing and
most received visitof school education, he joined the Shop lurks a con man of the first distribution will be the responsibility -.
enthusiastically Navy at Omaha, Neb., In February, water. Rod has In his possession, of an officer to be assignedto
Its type, this season. Morgan 1942. we are told, several dangerous the staff of the cognizant area
visited the wards both Saturday Boot Camp photos of men in this Unit which commander. In the words of Sec

evening and Monday afternoon. He After boot camp at San Diego, said men are anxious to reclaimfor retary Forrestal, "Navy News"
reasons best known to them- will aim at the best service
entered into the wards Soldier went aboard a cruiser and being
patient from. March, 1942, to October, 4 selves. It is further alleged that newspaper anywhere in the world,
with a broad smile and immediately 1944, he saw duty around Attu and Henningsgaard has a smooth line and will primarily seek to answer
won the confidence of tho patients Kiska in the Aleutians. Going from "Little Soldier"" which has quite a few of the local three questions:

He sang for the patients, one extreme to another, after leav- 1 bells thoroughly snowed. We pre "How are the folks back home t""What's
such numbers as "The Desert sume that all this wind which emanates
that clime he stationed
ing frigid was going on In the rest of
," "When Irish Eyes Aremillng" from him is the result of being .
ng at Coco Solo "
tropical ,
Vi Navy Photographic the world ? and "What's going on'
and "Oh, What a Beauti- Panama. He reported to NAS an oxygen specialist. around here ?"
, t ful then led the RADIO'S "SKY COMMUTER"
Morning"; patients Jacksonville two months and ,
----' --
in group singing. He was very Institute i who is otherwise called "Flannel.mouth" ?
is at present assigned to Assemblyand CreatedThe
generous with his time, spendingup Repair by the derelicts who occupy I #
to an hour on some of the Compartment 2 of Barracks Municipal I SynJic'lic,
In March of this Soldier
wards. year U. S. Navy Photographic 911, is beginning to irk StfSgt.
married a Blackfoot Indian girl Devices Division; ; Is
Monday evening; the Auditorium Institute has been established to Frank Prenatt no end. When
from Montana Indian
was filled for Dennis Morgan'spersonal tion. a He met her at the reserva-South promote and encourage photography "Flannelmouth" yells "Way Down died By Adm. Davison
appearance. Many who on naval subjects, it was Yonder in Jacksonville at 0630 in
attended the evening performance, Dakota school. After the war he announced last week. the Mawnln", you can hear Frank The Synthetic Devices Training
had enjoyed his appearanec in the intends to bring her back to the Captain Edward J. Steichen will sobbing with rage. By the time Department of NAAS MunicipalOne
wards that afternoon but were I Fort Berthold Reservation where serve as director of the Institute, that Roy Acuff has sung "Bloodon has been commended by both
willing to stand, in order to enjoy he has a farm and ranch. which plans to give proper recog- the Highway" or "Mama, I'm Rear Admiral Ralph Qavlson, Chief '
another hour of his entertain- Just to prove that all "Soldiers"aren't nition to Navy photographers and Sick", Pienatt is also sick to the of NAOTC, and the Bureau of
ment. Many stood throughout the I in the Navy, the young also possibly to give awards to point of regurgitation. Finally Aeronautics for developing what is
entire hour, but the program was sailor revealed that he has an old- civilian photographers for work Flannelmouth will shout Into the technically known as the 3-A-2
well worth their personal discom- er brother in the Army. done while on assignment with the microphone, "Get out of that bed, Trainer for the PB4Y-2 airplane.
------"-.,..iJAI' --- you lazy thing, you", and Frank
fort.Monday .Navy.It Admiral Davison's endorsement )
evening Morgan had a ISLANDS }t"RTlFIED; to annual will roll out of the sack, a thoroughly states In part, "The officers and
is planned give
Japanese naval authorities
short skit arranged. Following beaten man.
men of the NAAS, Jacksonville
the skit and a few songs by Dennis planned a program in the Fall of awards to Navy photographersfor JUST AS AN INDICATION
Dick Wlllhlte, HA 2c USNR 1920 for fortifying principal islands work afloat and ashore, with how efficient and thorough our Municipal cerned in No.1 the con.
conception and development
waa called to the stage. Morganhad guarding approaches to coasts of the awards being made annuallyon department of data and statisctics this
spotted Willhite on one of the the Empire. Following a tour by a each Navy Day, 27 October by Is, we are publishing a list of the of training aid are
wards and learned that they could committee of naval experts, Japan the Secretary of the Navy. Out squadron's expectant fathers. Theyare complimented for their" initiative, i
interest and
harmonize beautifully. Willhite, decided to strongly fortify the standing work in both still photog- as follows: Aim, Calhoun, Daily ingenuity.
who works on D-l, is well known Bonin Islands, Amami O Shima raphy and motion pictures will be Pindar Keravich, Kakassy, Gabriel The Synthetic Devices Training
among hospital personnel, made a and Yajlma in the Ryukyus. considered in several categories. Bouck, Briggs, Burt and Department is headed by Lt. CecilA.
grand stage performance. Will- Basis for awards will include Wiigau. From last reports, the Fuerst, formerly of the Syn-
bite led the community singing 1,500 at Great Lakes. This schedule outstanding photography under fathers to be are doing fine. thetic Devices Department of NAS
from the stage, while Morgan Is slated to continue througha fire at the risk of the photog PVT. BILL (GRIZZLY) C1IAHARYN Jacksonville. !
walked through the audience. Ev- period of 10 months, at the end rapher's life and photographswhich sometimes referred to as ------
eryone was sorry to see Dennis of which time the Hospital Corps are considered to have made "Teddy Bear," is without a doubt sonate Winchell, this colyum's New 1
Morgan's visit draw to a close-- will have trained 10,000 additional important contributions to a better the most hirsute man in this Unit. YOlk agent. Sgt. Ray Vorder-
there were many standing by to Waves. understanding of the war His hairy arms and hairy chest biueggen recently became the
bid a final farewell after the evening Mary Agnes Broughton, PhM 2c remind us of the poem we recitedin father of a 5-lb.] baby girl.
-- -- -- Stt--- --
pereformance. (V-10) USNR, laboratory technician I our younger days. "Under the SGT. CH\RLES LONG recently s 1

THE NAVAL AW STATION was recently detached from spreading doughnut tree, the village I pitched a no-hit, no-run softball i
BAND, which usually plays for the this station and has reported to CVE Night-Flying chestnut stands. And whata game against T-4 in the Commanding -
hospital patients each Tuesday and Great Lakes for duty. She reported I mighty man Is he. with whiskers Officer's Cup Competition
Friday from 1400 to 1500, has been I for duty In connection with Started In 1944 in his hands." Bill is knownas I Softball League In addition to
,. "rained out" several times lately I! the establishment of the Hospital the squadron's sweater boy because this fine hurling job.. Long allowed
and the patients have greatly I Corps School and will remain Night flying from the limited of his Angora chest. I only one man to reach first base
missed this hour of entertainment.The aboard when the new School .is I deck space of an escort earlier was DID YOU KNOW THAT: Mr. and that by a walk. Swell job.
band usually plays on the commissioned Inaugurated on the USS Croatanearly A. B. (Smiley) Johnson, Civilian lc I MFOTU is now tied for first place
lawn, to the left .of the Administration PROMOTIONS EFFECTIVE as in 1944 to combat the last and hangar electrician for this Unit, with VPB in this league.CO..GHATUL.TIOXS.
Building where the up patients of 1 July include: Lt. (jg) Kitty desperate assault of German sub is constantly beating his gums I ARE in

have plenty of space to relax J. Hartley (NC) USNR, Lt. (jg) marines in the Atlantic, an official about not receiving flight pay older for Lieutenant Colonels How-
on the grass. Popular musicIs 'Margaret W. Warren (NC) USNR, announcement has disclosed.The Since our dream girl of the candy I I ard and Seibeit who were recently .
a favorite with the patients and Lt.jg) Josephine A. Divita NC) "Old Crow," as she was machine's departure, wolfish leers I promoted. Captains Emery, Murphy
we all want the Naval All' Station I' USNR and Lt. (jg) Margaret known to her crew steamed more and whistles have been cut to a Wallace, Chilton and Farr
Band to know that we certainly Williamson I NC) USNR. than 150,000 miles during the 500- minimum Pvt. Cooley's ears were also advanced at the same
appreciated their music from the WEDDING BELLS RANG for odd days she engaged in anti-sub take more pounding than any two time.
Ship's Service Building on Friday, Ens. Anita Frances Diani (NC) warfare, and in spite of the intensive Officers or enlisted men in this NOW THAT \\ E have staggered
13 July, when rain again drove USNR and Adee Floyd Thompson nature of the operationsnot Unit. Reason: He's the mall clerk. through another colyumn, you
them from the regular concert I who were married in the Catholic a single crew member was TSgt. Mike Keravich of Wing people will have to excuse me
grounds. Chapel Sunday 8 July. Ens Mary killed on her flight deck duringall 3 is a former Master of Ceremoniesat while I dash to a phone booth. I
THE HOSPITAL. SOITBALL E.: Coffeen NC) USNR and Lt this time. the Cotton Club In New York I just want a little place to call
TEAM: by virtue of 2 wins this I William I. Coffeen USMC servedas The only casualties in 350,000 City. Ought to hear Mike Imper- home.
"Boatmen" maid of honor and best .
week over and "Ga man.
miles of night flying were five -- --- -- ----
rage", now sport a 13 win, 4 loss Following the wedding ceremonythe pilots and four crewmen who
record and are in second place in new bride and groom spent a either failed to return from a The_Wolf by Sansone
1(6' League. Much credit is due to three day honeymoon trip at Ponte ,., ....
flight or were lost by clashes over c..rvN. ,es b. -004 s.,-,.. .r..1 "G.p_s." ,
\\. f- aggressiveness of Carville. second Vedra. the side of the ship.
base, and Newhart, shortstop.The i REPORTING ABOARD this ,
---- -
Physical Rehabilitation pro past week are Lt. John C. Taylor V

gram is coming along nicely. "D" 'I' (MC) USN, Lt. Comdr. W. J. Mc-
Ramp ball games this past week Cann (MC) USNR Lt. Ralph S. Men Needed For
were all rained out. but archeryand Stegge (MC) USNR and Lt. (jg)
horse shoes still draw many Emile T. Wodnlak (NC) USNR.
patients. I Tc.n new members of the Medical Instructor School l'

Soon to be commissioned at the Corps, recently, commissioned as t
Hospital is an Outdoor Gymna. Lt, (jg) reported this week for for Bureau service .
Applications '
sium which will have accommoda. their list duty assignment. These schools to obtain qualified instructors ::;::: '" ':,:;:;,;' ':: )'
tions for Ski-ball and Bowling. All new Navy Medical Officers are are desired from chief and
of these great open air sports are experienced physicians and will first class petty officers who are 7
beneficial to the patients and we be assigned duties as nearly as well qualified In their rating specialty J
in acordance with their
appreciate the cooperation of the possible
the educational office has
Ward Doctors, Nurses and Corps previous experience. ;
men in getting their patients Interested DETACHED TillS past week from the :;lti;
Applications following : '
in exercise are: Lt. (jg) George J, Kreis (MC) '
A HOSPITAL CORPS SCHOOL USNR Lt. (jgr) Leslie R. Driver general service rating groups are
desired: QM, SM, RM, Y, SK CCS '"
is being established at Camp Mof- (MC) USNR Lt. (Jg) John H. SC Bkr. '"
fett. Great Lakes, Ill. The new Reed, (MC) USNR and Lt. (j jg) ,
school will accommodate 1,500: Vernon T Grizzard (MC) USNR.Lt. Applicants must have the following

Waves and present plans are to (jg) G. J. Kreis enjoyed a qualifications:
1, Have minimum of 18
take the first Increment of re- ten day leave with his recent bride a
x nits from Hunter College the lat. Ens. Clara B. Kreis (NC) USNR, months duty afloat. ,....-:::t
before this 2. Must be volunteers for instructor )
leaving activity.
rM part of this month. just
J Beginning with the first class, WAVES ARE NOW given the duty.
the Hospital Corps will receive privilege of requesting dischargefrom 3, Must have served not more
500 girls each two weeks for train service, if their husbands than 3 months in present tour of

ing. One hundred and twentyfiveof have returned from overseas duty shore duty.
these will be given 'an eight and received a medical discharge.Two 4, Must not be at present assigned _
weeks training at Bethesda and of our Hospital personnelhave to duty as an instructor or
three hundred seventy-five will,be requested discharge from have previously attended any of
sent to the new unit at Great service, under this new regulationand the above instructor training _
Lakes for their schooling. At the were detached this week. Theyare schools.

end of an eight weeks period both : Marie A Schramp, MAM 2c Men desiring this duty should "Oh ye! I'vt heard a lot about you!"
schools will have reached their full USNR, and Rosel L. Grinnell, HA submit applications to( the Station

capacity; 600 at Bethesda _and 1C USNR., Educational Office, ----..-..


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Four JAX AIR NEWS 19 July, 1945 '.

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Office t>f Tultllc Information, Room 221 I ,.T-T c New:) rarnStalktt\

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The JAX AIR NEWS Is published weekly at the U. S. 1
Naval Air Station, Jack onx111*. Florida by the Oand of KCii4i-mnNAiior' A UG.o.P'UAJ.UUIW, ,' JULY.1943-Af11Aa IIOVI9-J..rAIAW4. w'
KMIC J"ol'nuillon at no expense to the In 7695 HAUL VESSELSKfOl NAVAL! VESSELS
.,cwnplUnc with Secnav Circular Letter 45-526.:! 2H May I!M5. ,2WZ IIA' VESSf.Se" \ Uy Chaplain E. \,'. Andrew
Copies are dUtrlbuted free of charge at the Naval Air
station, the Naval Air Technical Training Center,Com-the \\'llO DKTEHMINES YOl'll CONDrCTTjy
the ra"aAir\ Operational Training
mand lIt'adquarlnl Naval Auxlllaiv Air Station (.ieen Cove Spt'Ings. >* Lieutenant C. M. huddle, ChC I'SNll f

.Owner Naval Auxllanr' school: !. the Air U Stnllon, S. Naval: Cecil Hospital Field, the the Naval Naval Aux-Air .: .l nt'. Albert K.: Day tell. of the harried husbanxli

Illary Aft;StalUm Municipal No. 1, and the Naval Auxlllaiy. ;. v\a attempting (10 balance stubborn budget.
Air Suuirn M 3'pol't. Lt (jg) O. H. To\\ nsend. I:dltor.Rear
lie turned despairingly to his trite and asked "Why
Admiral Ralph E. Davlson Training, USX DtC.,1941-*WltlTllir, JUNE, 19..0R.AIIOY... JUNfIM4-t'SAiPAII I JULY I 1t4-4'*6UAI !low It that ate can never niaUe ends meet: ?" She
Chief of Naval Air Operational 32,171' NAVAL VESSELS 31.000 MVAL VESSELS 51.587 MVAl VESSELS 55,2il "A)AL\'fSSUSe I replied ';vveetly and with amazing Insight, "The

:-" : \. Captain Commanding Anthony R.Officer Brady L'SNfti I nrlghtnirs. buy so many things rte can't afford:'

*. Jacksonville Natal Air StatlpnV1 li>\\, true, and espeilully In the realm of moral and

,;".)'* *'*' Captain Josepn-B.-Lynch. USSR rr+rL fllilciXl conduct. \\'6 find ournelvei all too oftcrilili
*ff A;,! Naval Air Commanding Technical Training Officer\ Center | >Uiig( a'l!' others think doing: another* do, lettingthe
I standards of the world In-come our standards.
-. Captain John J. O'Malley (MC). USN I
i '- Commanding OfficerL A1914 SIISTHCRlfRAt( JAK.IWS'IWONf! ,1945-"iWO JIM" NAY 1945.OiONAM'A'' Ill xhnrtxe let others determine our conduct and
i L U. S. Naval. Hospital e.96Q imVAlKSS 11.SK NAVAL VESSELS 60,52 NAVAL VESSELS 100,000 NAVAL tjlSaS "hal"| | our 'tlarat'h'rll.

.. F Colonel Martin r. ixenener. USMC (Ret.) :Mut of U16 hun been nurtured a tlme-hoiuired
". ". Commanding Officer uu ( lline-|>rovi'it set IIf high moral standards hating
Marine Barracks Our Navy's RoleThe I learned them *rum our Lhurcli or Sunday School\

Commander Edwara b. Dolecek. USN or front godly I parentsN. move out of the old en-
; CommandlnOfCkt"r :-vU jnhieiit into a ue\v one how often In these newstrru4rmtlings
't: Naval Air junneis1 School ( following Is an excerpt: from a It'lterrlttt'fI 1'3' Hear rte adopt! different standards. 1'nder

f Commander F ranK 1. Corbln. USN Admiral 11. It. :Miller Navy Director of Tublic Information, to the j the UM\\ iulliiences, If \xe are not carefule are
,'I- Commanding Oifleer editor of savannah, Oa., Morning: XevvH, III answer to an editorial lured antsy from the high and! the true and the tin
Naval Auxiliary Air tllLlun. Green Cove Spllngl "lrllfll l \\ e allovx the cro\\d to do our thinking an ,
In that paper questioning the need<< for the prevent huge rice\ of Hit i
Commander Hoard E. BurnS: :-: U. S.\ Navy when Japan now has a Navy ""hid, ran eu-lly\ Inr defeated deteriiiine our conduct! ,
Commanding Otllcei It UoeKii't happen all at once We makeaI'utiiliitMiiise little
Naval Auxiliary Air Mallon.: Cecil Held hy one of our single: task force*."-Ed.I ) here and another little one there, and

'- Commander Salem-A.-Van Every.: Jr., USX: The Navy needs in excess of 120,000 ships, and craft to lien mina day rte \\"Ie up to find that a considerable!
Commanding Ofllcei breach has (been made In our moral armor \\'hat
Naval Auxiliary Air :fetation.:; Municipal No. 1 carry put its assigned task in the Pacific. An army of more rte oiU-e thought uronge IIOXN lH-gin to think might I

I. Commander John B. Huhn. USNR than 3,500,000 men must be established in the Far l:ast, That Iy all, right. \\e begin to say and do that xxexM I
Commanding Officer I >uliln't have dreamed of doing a few month or
Naval Auxlllaiv Air Station. May port army, with its constantly growing air arm, will depend on 0e\erul yearn!' ago \\'e defend our new altitude.

Lieut. Col. William T. Evan. USMC (Ret.) ships moving over a l.:UOO mile supply line for virtually aiid tvndnct xxltlt the excuse that the old is ho|> "-
Commanding Aviation DetachmentThe Ofllcer every pound of its supplies and equipment. That aimy will l ..sly! olJ-fa\ .>liiuned and behind the (tiroes lint Me
Marine depend upon combatant ships and Naval aircraft to help are ;Hot fooling and body, least of all mrsel'es, fur
JAX AIR NE\\S: recesses Camp Newspaper Service A4< I5r,,vxiilng puts It,
material publication' of credited. matter prohibited:A)' E.42nd maintain the blockade that will play a large part in vveakejjing That little |K-iisant's' voice (consolence)
of CS. \ar Department.'
without St.permission N.Y.C. Rl.'pubUcallun of any other hllIlIel' the enemy, and it will depend upon the Navy to carry it lla righted all again.
except by 1'I'I'\It't' publtcattuna, \lI'ulllblled without over-water in the massive amphibious assaults that will signal [ Though I lx lost I know Mhlch U tht'1I."t"t.

permission of EdItOI' JAX AIR NE\1'S. the beginning of the" final phase) of the war. That we ne\er fear,

Unconditional Surrender could do the job with fewer ships, I do not doubt, but we Of Nature"\vice or or virtue trick, purity" or lust,

could not do it as quickly, and, more important still we could We dare not uUx ourselves to drift Into the

If you will look at the Inquiiing Reporter columnon not do it with as great an economy in human life. That, afterall h: ltlt of adopting\ the ttorld's alms and ends and
page five of today' Jax Air News you will see must be the paramount consideration. AtanJiiriN and umMtlon' thereby throxxlng array
Interesting and significant you I time| dreamt and hope and high purposes of earlieryear'
will something see that very the answers to the question "Shouldthe We must keep in mind always the wide variety of duties It u* !hull on to the latter at all costs,
United States soften its unconditional surrender performed by the Navy in the Pacific Naval battles;! suchas : let ube "lo.tat to the r"lilln. uurselves," let u* \t
policy to Japan with a view toward earlier termination at Midway the Solomons the Philippine Sea or at Leyte true t., our high ideal and lofty \lsloii
of the war?" are a 100 percent, resounding It take courage to follow the hard right against
Gulf are the dramatic, the popularly conceived phas of the
"No!" the fuxtrong; to live for some higher thing xsiieniMnt
We realize that the relatively few people contacted Naval mission, but large scale actions against the enemy \. ? loner thing still pas muster el'l.daIl3'hen
are not what Dr. Gallup would call a "repre fleet are only incidental portions of Navy's task. The Navy I diie U unsay from the rest raining influence of

sentative sample" of the U. S. Navy, but the unanimity must escort merchant, ships, averaging, say, less than 10 ('I iMirili l and home and lured one*.
definiteness of the opinions we believe to St.\ I'uul come txith a recommendation each one
and knots, over 10,000 mile distances. The Navy's amphibious
significant, neveitheless. Mr. Ti it- of tat should take home to himself. He said
be man tremendously and Mr. Bymes. when those "peace feelers" role, outlined above is tremendous. The Navy provides shore 'fliUlly, brt"hrl'lI.hlll" \l.'r thing are (true,

start coming through, please take note of how the bombardment to make possible troop landings and to protect x>hat soever thing are honest \\hatsoe\er thing are
.. U. S. Navy man feels about continuing the war them once ashore. Navy submarines and! long range aircraft jiist \hat"'H'r thing are bore, whatsoever thing
the treacherous attackers of Pearl Harbor. 4r" lively, \\hatsike\er' thfng are of good report, it
against maintain constant blockades against Japanese shipping. Navy
---- -- ,---- I there I..., any \irlue and if there IK any praise, 1"'I.'IJtI'lnl.lll
carrier-based airplanes provide low-level bombardment ( on these things." That I it to say, make
against Japan's industries bases and airfields. Bight now tl>es. tier thing*, these eternal decencies, these
I To Th-;; Editor I the Navy is fighting a war of attrition against Japan's land-I tiling which are of such a kind/ that If they were
teter repudiated It xxmild mean the end of manmmake -
based air force. These be
Navy ships must supplied} } must .
theery heart of jour |MM>NOIIU| nnixerse."A \ .
Dear Editor: be refueled,'1'eplenished with ammunition, with fresh foods. r1J." he add, .'Die' (i ill" of I.\(-e shall he Mil It
(Re your editorial of 5) July entitled "New Cars"). The need for ships, and personnel, is obvious. you:'

automobiles suggest you at go the and Ala.take Ordnance a look at Works the acres(not of sure new There can be no doubt that this considered policy yf overwhelming -

of the name) at Annlston. Ala. They can be. seen Naval power will find the United States on V-J
from the train and have been there over a year. Day in the possession of a fleet larger than necessary; forts

They belong to the Army. peacetime requirements. Ultimately our post-war? Naval:
Herbert Wood, Jr. :
NAAS If Mayport.efficient allocation of (-...rlfullhami"ill tonnage will be uetermmed{ uy Congress 111 me light ot na-
( sole more the> .shortage problem we're all for It. tional policies and international commitments. Today those !f" rrkra In %uaJay. July U, IIU!
(>r.l'''U.l rii: <|"'ll MU.|IB Read sad KirmlBilum At*
Thanx for helping tat throw' a little light on the policies and those commitments are not fully clarified, but it DIM -Holy Communion celebrated by Chaplain }:. W.
l t."bjf't-Jo) seems evident that the overwhelming majority of the American I AnUiewii.0M1 ,
: ( I BrU Santee Chaplain L. W. Davldnon Jr.,
determined that their cannot and dare
people are country 1"eachinK: .
not abandon its position as the world's foremost maritime Navy Radio ProgramsTOUAV 13EWAIt5.04'lUSundar I:!
power. Sthtiol I In the Small Chapel.
I l.IO--l. S. Saxul llosplui I Senlie, Chaplain J, A, Craig l
The Navy now has under continuing study and reviewa preaching,
"Home Folks at War" WMBR, 1100-1115: I -A SKKMCKMAX: AND HIS RELIGION"
tentative schedule of the vessels and the it will
"Trained for Victory" WJAX, 1315-4830 manpower I li>45--G"II"l'al l Ul\lne service; Chaplain C, M. Hud,.
"Navy Highlights"- WJHP. 1915-1930 require after the war. When conditions permit this program llUi-IhrlnlUii P''<"'"hliU.Science"1HK':Senlcr ABIUIM" MiiaU! f Kh: K.NVK.: : "
"First Line" WMBR (CBS), 2200-2230 will be submitted for consideration of the.appropriate governmental 11JU: -Service at PBY: llanuur jreu-Chaplain H. A. Por-
FRIDAY authorities. Lessons learned in the months ahead ter, piva.hln. .
MSeuke: I..n. Christian. '
League-Chaplain L. \\
"Navy News"'JAX, 1750.1800 may change that schedule, as may the constantly developing I 1 Djxldm.n' Ji. .

SATI'IW\\"Navy Hour"WJAX (NBC), 2030-2100 policies now taking shape. Whatever those changes, how- c..UUe:. ) Mahs'il'el': 1"1". Hnd amid WrmUflum Aveaue
it clear that there will be need for I W.IO-.
Sl'N n.t""Bluejacket ever, seems a adequate 0 .I. --\I.I",
Choir"--WMBR (CBS), 1105.1130 bases and a post-war Fleet comprised of the newest of the 09.10.-\Iai.

MONDAY combatant ships together with their supporting) !auxiliaries I l1J1jlii"IjlljI.uIItlt'i.t\ I;
"U. S. Navy Band"WJAX (NBC), 1300-1330: :
"Bill Nalle"--WMBU, 15-45-1600 including landing ships and landing craft, for use in forward |Avruue.* Mirnc Servlcei Mu.tln Ko.a- sad Birmingham

"Navy News"- WJAX, 1750lfeOOTUKsDAY bases and for training purposes in post-war Naval lleserve lll.-sl1I.l11( chapel.Lauer .
I bay NuinUi Small Chapel, turner of Muslim and
Training Centers. Current developments in scientific re- tiriniuhaiii..,
"BobbyDoyle" WJAX, 1815-1830 se..ch, have given us a technique that will permit us to main- 1900. --Mutual meetingednesday: )
"i li ItrliKlou. SrrtUrn and irllv'wklilp
WKDNK.SDAYNavy; ; Hour
News"- WJAX 1750-1800 I tain the required number of ships of all classes in a lay-by //1"1-'rI\J.I piaineide), Jjl-;. *1II1111' Chapel, Iustln and Birmingham.Tue .

.. ___ __ status as a fleet reserve. All these factors together with the >>dol)', 1:IW-LWo-Cliaplalni1 Office NATTC
currently unanswerable question of the effect of obsolescnce I 1ueda)',, liuo-is-nj-criaplaln1::: OUIce, Yellow Water

Guest Stars on operatin&units of the fleet will have to be weighed before I Flri 'VI'l 'IIIlI.lY ot each month, 170O1830, Chaplaln'f 01Second -
fixed blueprint of the post-war Navy be formulated NAA Uieen each soon .
can h
How much face Emperor llirohito has nobody 1huijd.iy, of 11>>>1800. Reading
to knows for sure, but whatever i is left he The Navy is aware of these and other problems of the Third ihumuay fsAAS,of Slauit.each: { month; 1500-16.. Chapel, JAX

is destined to lose, as well as his Kimono.-- future, and I know I can speak for the entire Service: when I

Great Lakes Uulletiii. say that we shall give them the same thought and study that Allotment and .'
payroll purchases of bo
we have devoted to our current tasks. I
are basic elements of one's personal savings
--- -- -
If we are to convince the German people programs. These should not be cancelled

that Democratic! principles are the only civilized Quotable"Damage because of temporary financial embarrassment ;

principles of government must set real or fancied. Discarding a carefully

? an emmple.m our conquest.) Only in that to combat ships has increased in the Fast few built up allotment or payroll savings pro-

way can we justify ourselves before, the memory months, largely because of the long sustained operations 1'atJ1l11er'lr to have fleeting financial relief

: of those who have paid the supreme sacrifice against\ the Japanese in waters around the enemy homeland. will prove a boomerang later when a real need i

, that we might attain our end.-Tyn- Increased aerial activity by the Japanese has also been a fac- arises-such as substantial purchases scheduled -

,\ Jall Tartlet.a I tor."-Navy Department. after the war.-Uronson lljeexe.Page .


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By Bill Smith, Y3c
.' Question: Should the CIIYlt PRESENTS

United States soften its unconditional

: surrender policy

to Japan with a view toward ,." .
earlier termination of the Program of tnnt."f',11 of July 19-J6 .t

1, ;war? M THUItSUAl, 19 July

Movie, Mainsldr"ROTII BARHUH: BLAZING," (harle Starrett, ISO-17'
--- Movie, Mainside-"BOTH BAKKMS: BLA7INd," ('harle* Starrett, 1KMM7M
C. T. LaRUSSA, ARM3c, Buffalo Movie. Student Officer*-"" BELL: FOR ADANO," Erne Tleruey, Urn. Bendix,
N. Y. 2000
No. If they had the Golf at Station Golf. Course, 1000 to 1900 rlub available,
advantagewe Hand concert IB band ahell opposite Main Administration Hulldlnr 1200-ISM
have they'd go on through with Iterreatlonal (".'Immlne'Offlr"n
It. I don't believe we should give at Student Officer pool or Officer ('lob, 0800-2200
the Enlisted personnel Pool 1.' (Mainside), 0800-2100 '
Japs any chance at all\ Let'sgo Bowling-Kei-reation Itulldlng No S, 1000-2000 .
on and finish them offs An..horaCt'-113I1-U30, dancing from 1900 to 2100, MAS Band ,, ,'
Boating and ailing, Information from lard (raft Officer, frit; 62$ '.J. ; ',;,'
I Library, 0800-2100 'f
DEAN KISSER S2c Parsons '
-.0. FRIDAY, 20 July )
I don't think "YOU'D HE SO NICE BY TilE TIRE," is the title we have given Movie, Mainside="Tw'o OCIOCK COlKA.r;," Tom Conway I100-I700-KM ;,,
we should. We've this picture of Geraldine Fitzgerald versatile Hollywood actress who Movie, Student Officer-"" Kr;LL JOB AUt N0," Urn Bendix, 2000 *
incurred enough damage and sustained IoU at Station ioU Course, 1000-1900, club available
enough losses so that played the role of First Lady in the picture "Wilson" and is currently Recreational swimming
any- starred in Universal's "Uncle Harry' as a Jealously possessive sister Officer Student/ Officer pool or Officer Cluli. 0IlO&- 2oo
.thing we do to further all-out\ victory who wrecks the romance of her brother. Enlisted: personnel Tool 12 (MalnsUle), 0800-2100 f
is only another step toward Bowling Hecreatlon Building 3, 1000-2100
putting the Japs where they be. Badminton Mainside Auditorium, oO-UtO, racket and shuttle fork" available S

I elOng. You. can't consider the Japs I IS 'I'II Library, 0800-2100 8ATIK1M1, 21 July t,

:Movie, Maln.ldf'-"C'AI'TAIN FUUIr," Fred MacMurray, 1300-1700-191: "H; ',
\, student Officer*-No how .';' t
R. A BEACHAM, S2c, Kitty- I \ 1o Band concert In band hell opposite Administration Bldg, 1200-1210 "jftKecreational < ,.
hawk N. C. wlmmlngi' I' L
Officer at Student Officer pool or Officer C luh. 0800-2200 ..'f
Hold to unconditional surrender J-nltsted: personnel Tool 1-2 Mainside.), 0800-2100 "'.n
I Strip 'em right down to nothing. (Children swimming classes, 09001000, Mainside ';,
If we take anything less \ 1000-1100-11'AYE'0: Fool (Officer) ,:'t-H
they'llbuild Golf at Station! I (ourse, 1000-1900, rluh* available! at Clubhouse _,rBoating
up another army in a few and ailing; Information. from lard Craft Officer, rut: m 'Jt";".
years and jump us again.J. Bowling Mainside Allev.. 1300-1800 :;,
Anchorage' -1730-2130, nllsted: personnel .'
II I If Tennis, racket and ball, Mninslde Auditorium "
O. STEWART, AEM3c, Denver I II I II library, 08002100 $

Colo. I SUNDAY, 22 July |

No I don't believe anything II Movie. Maln.lde=APTIN >:I>l>lr.: Fred !MarMnrray. 1410-1700 it
would make ,the Japs give up any student Officer, "TWO OCIOCK COlKAdfr:," Tom Conwav. 2000 ,\J
quicker. Just be I Outdoor Movie, Mason Held, 'CAP1AIN frUDIr.: : tred MaeMurray, 201
tough; on them Trip to "Silver- Spring, reservation In Welfare Office, *2 8H, before }rlday ItOOdolf
; at Station Course, 1000-1900 <'lnb* checked out

I. B. THOMAS, Sic, Jackson, Recreational Officer at swimming Student Officer pool or Officer (Club 0800-2200'

Tenn. I Irc Enlisted: personnel Pool 1-2 Mainside), 0800-2190 ',
,No. We should give 'em a dose Bowling, Mainside Alleys, 1300-1800 '
of their own medicine and Anchorage, 1730-2130, danclag, Unlisted:
treat Boating and lalllng, Information from lard Craft Officer }:1st AU
em the they treated 1 I! lenni, racquet and ball.available dear Locker, Malnnide Auditorium
pia. I Library, 08002100 daily

terms anyway. They believe >>It M0\l\\', 23 July
they die for their country they'redoing Movie. Malniilde. "Jt'MOK MISS," Peggy (Gardner 13001100J9t '
the right thing, so we mightas Jam session' 2100-2200, Malnhide Auditoriumstudent
Officer, 'CAPTAIN EDDIE: :," fred MarMurrav. 2000
well kill 'em.
Badminton Mainside. Auditorium, OtOOUIO.: racket.* and shuttle rocks available
dolt at Station (Courie 10UIM400, rlulx checked out
L. w. LEHMAN AMMSC ,. :.f :3 t-- Recreational (wlmmingiOfficer w
West r :: at "Student Officer pool or Officer flub, 01l00-% ')\)
Sound, Wash. M t-nlistcd personnel, Pool 12 (Mainside), (1800-2100
We shouldn't stop that policy at i Bowling at Mainside Alleys, 1000-2000
Anchorage, 1730-2130 music by Station Band 1900-2100
all. Keep right on the way it is Boating and ailing.. Information from lard Craft Officer, >;.I. 6it
now. Easier terms might bringan -. 8M PgrrtR5oVVnGo Badminton, Mainside Auditorium, OSOO-12: racket and shuttle cocks available
earlier end to the war, but they 1.15" Tennis racket and balls. available dear Locker, Mainside Auditorium
librar)', 11800-2100 daily
also might encourage future up > Baseball dame-1700, Maxwell field v*. Fliers
risings. Finish it now once and
for all. "III, get the hang of these Jet jobs yet!" TI'tSUA. 21 JulyMovies
___ Jllaln"ld.-"TIIt: HIDOrN; 111.: : Iduard: Arnold 1100-1700
0 Outdoor Movie, Mason Held, "Tilt: IIIIIUtS: t\'I': ;," Edward Arnold 20t:
P/Sgt PHILLI1 ANDERSON, :student Officer, "(APTAI };DDIE;," *red MacMurray. 2000
North Branch, Minn. .- Mglit I"ollbal'A\ ts: game 14:to Camp Blanding Domicile' N,\S flier vs.1.uke .
I II II j ('it)', 20H lorktonn at Muslin toad
No I don't. That what they Wave Capt. McAfee I (hilt at station Course, 1000-1900, .club checked out
want.-for us to quit. We've got I Recreational swimming:
l Officer at Student Officer* pool or Officer ('luh. OIlOo- %OO
them in
a position now where
I r nllsted: personnel Pools 1-2 Mninsldel.., 0800-2100
they're going to have to accept our I Spikes Scuttlebutt Howling, Mainside Alle)'", 1000-2100)
terms without the war lasting so Anchorage, 1730-2130
much longer. Boating and sailing, Information from lard Craft Officer }:xt. fi'l:
Captain! :Mildred McAfee, Direc Tenni, Harnuet and ball available Mainside Auditorium dear locker
Library, 08002100 dull)'
tor of the Women's Reserve is | ,I
E. L. SERABIA,.Sic, San Diego, NJOM-SIH1: July

Calif. back in Washington again after a HERE AND THERE MoUe. Mainside, 'Tillllll: )l>l\: t\t.: : Edward: Arnold. 1100-170MHO:
We're doing all right the way quick trip of inspection to Hawaii Student Officer*-"JI':MOK Miss," Peggy Gardner, 4000
conrert in band shell
Hand opposite Administration
Building, :
,it's going now. Wipe 'em out. She "passed the word" to I*, S.: Lousy! .olf at station (ourse, 1000-1900, clubs check out "vv-iov
Kcrreatlonal "
J, A. GRIMSLEY, AMM2c, Mi- the island WAVES while she, was The cruiser's captain, dreadingthe at"lmmlnCIOlllr..r" Student Officer* pool or Officer. Club\ 0800-2/JOO
message he knew would come nliitpil: personnel, Pools 1-2 Mainside), 0800-2100
ami, Fla. there, and definitely scuttled a lot
from his commander-in-chief, was Howling, Mainside Alleys, 1000-2100
We should leave it at unconditional I 17JO 2130
of scuttlebutt that has been sub- Anchorage -
relieved if when it
surrender. We didn't soften puzzled was Boating and sailing. Information! from lard 'raft Officer, r:..1. (?,'!
ject of discussion among the girls. delivered. It consisted of the one Badminton, Mainside Auditorium, OIOO-IJJO! Kacqu. availablelibrary
our terms to Germany and we OKOO-2100 daily
"There is no indication that word, Good'Fifteen ._ .
shouldn't make
an exception ---- - ----- -- --- --

Japan., WAVES will be sent to any place tain was interrupted minutes later in, his the bath cap a hit. They moved up to 200 yards. especially angered her, were always
overseas except Hawaii. she said: with a supplement, reading, "To Still no hits. They tried at 100 "Goodnight, Mother of
ROGER DODGER, S2c, Pot- luck let. With that the "
"And no truth whatever in the previous add the yards-no Three. .
etch, S. C, rumor that President Truman said word, 'God. sergeant in command barked out: But one night she got back at
You hear so much talk about women in the service will be mustered 'Fix: bayonets and charge! It's him. Heard as he walked out the

"rules of civilized warfare" and out soon", your only chance." door: "Goodnight, Father of One."

"Geneva Conventions" and all that "It is true, however," Miss Mc- "I'm losing my punch," he said, Now he stays home.
some people get the idea there Afee continued "that recruitinghas as he left the cocktail party in a Sailor, to pretty girl: "I'm a -

more than one way to deal withbandy.le&S'ed been stepped up and 2,000 hurry. stranger here. Can you direct me Ground For Indigestion

animals as low down Waves monthly are now needed to to your house : I Newlywed seaman: 'My goodness .
aa the Japs. Anybody who favors fill the quota, One of the reasons Ready, Aim, (harge! dear, this steak tastes

making any sort of terms with the for increasing recruiting was due A squad of Army recruits were Leave And Learn I funny."

i devils is not following through for I to vacancies left by the Waves going sent to the rifle range for their I The wife was always antago Bride: "That's s t ran g e-I
the Joes that got it at Tarawa and overseas, which have been dtf- first try at marksmanship. They nized by her husband going out at burned it a little but I put iodineon

Okinawa and Pearl Harbor, ficlut to fill knelt at 250 yards and fired. Not ,I night. His departing words which I it right away."

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Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 19_ July_ 1945 I

. Ifawell Field-Fliers Meet Monday In Diamond' "Natural"

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I Voile yballers!! Hurl, Challenge Invading Army Nine Has

; Won 47 Games; Williams

And Kennedy Will Pla.

By Ralph Warner, Sic p': .. *

., Sports Editor ya 1 Maxwell Field's power-laden Bombers, who have entered

Perfect harmony between a a claim as the south's best service team, will have a chance

couple of: football dignitariesfrom to prove it here Monday when they run into a determine*

Duke and North Caro- Naval Air Station Flier; nine, which will be bolstered by the j

lina? No I No Two thousand big bats of Ted Williams and Bob Kennedy. The diamond

times not! b Ka "natural"-the feature game of the season at Mason Field._-}

Yet we saw and heard it will get underway at 1700. 'I

with our own eyes and ears, < hI The touted Alabama Army club, earnestly eyeing the

and to the millions of fanatical southern title from the vantage point of 47 victories in 52 '

football fans, we give the following games, will be after victory No. 2 over the Fliers and with its

authentic conversation: a sweep of the series between the

Tatum (The Tarheel): "Dan 'two teams. The Bombers won the Second No-Hitter

,was one of Duke's best and a real initial clash, 2 to 0, under the lightsat

Ail-American. We-all at North Montgomery's Cramton Bowl on

Carolina were happy indeed when 6 July.". I In Row Turned In

t he graduated. I'm very glad to However, Manager Charley Geh-

have him on the coaching: staff ringer and his Fliers have high By "Mr. Softball" '

He'll help us a lot." hopes of evening the count. Wil-

Hill (The Blue Devil) "It's liams, one of the greatest hitters

great to be back in football. It'llbe I in baseball history, and Kennedy, I \V. II. (Mr. Softball) Same)
Winner of 17 out of 20 games and five out of six matches, the a plenty sharp man with the mace, turned in Johnny Vander
a real pleasure to give Jim a a
are bound to add punch to the
crack NI\S- .\OTO officers' volleyball team (above) Is looking for
hand with the centers, and if he-all new fields to conquer. Any North :Florida or South Georgia teams NAS offensive. And too, the Fliers Meer act last week when he

thinks I can help the team, I'll takea interested In games, either! gold braid or EM, should write Lt. Sax did not rejoice over the lightings pitched his second consecutive

twirl at playing again." I Elliot of the NAS Welfare Dept., who is coach of the team. The stem at Cramton Bowl. They no-hit, no-run game as the

This phenomenon was accomplished players are, I. to r., bottom row, Lt. Buster Majs, Lt. Blanard Spear- figure they'll make a better show- NAS Flier ten chalked up two
the Maxwell fireballersin
I man, Lt. Scott Johnson, Lt. Elliot. Top row, Lt. Welcome Shearer, ing against
of course by the U. S. the daytime engagement.The victories in the NAOTC Softball
Comdr. Chester Briggs, Lt. Burleigh Jacobs, and Lt. Newman Willis.
Navy and is strictly a wartime Bombers boast a well rounded League. ---

measure. club, but their main forte is Jax Municipal No. 1 was the
Reedy Outstrokes Nelson In Four pitching. Bill McCahan with 13
As all followers 01 the cowhided victories against no defeats is the victim of Sams' second perfect
pigskin know, the annual DukeN. game in a contest played here a
ace of the mound staff which In-
C. battle is one of the nation'a Sets To Capture Ouen Net Crown cludes Royce Lint (( )-1), Mel Par- week ago Tuesday. The preceding ,

most spirited and intense rivalries. ... ... n .ll (9-2)), and George Turbeville Thursday, :5 July, Sams set the
When Tarheel and Blue Devil meet, Yellow Water "sluggers" down
Gordon Reedy, one of Jacksonville's (9-2). All four either 'pitched for
strong men squeal, women swoon, the of without a bingle.
or are property major league
and the quavering grid world Divers Dive leading netters for a numberof clubs. McCahan blew his fast one Only four Muni batters Mere

breathlessly awaits the outcome. years before entering the Navy, past the Fliers in the first game, able to reach first, three on error
But right here at NAS, Head On SaturdayThe came through with a hard fought giving the Navy players only one and one on a pass. Sams
Football Coach Jim Tatum of fanned 12. Ills mates got, three
8-6, 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 victory over C. D. hit while handing them their first
the North Carolina hits off Ray Muni hurler and
University cream of the plentiful shutout of the season. ,
,football coaching Tatums has as divincrop: here is expected to Nelson, AM3c, in the finals of the "They can only pitch one man aided by several' walks, came out

his assistant none other than compete in the all-station div- NAS Open Tennis Tournament at a time," Manager Gehringer on top, 4to0.
Dan Hill, All-American player ing contest to be held at the Monday to win the station singles said In a pre-game statement. Sams turned in smother' fine job
and assistant athletic director at Waves pool Saturday. championship and the trophy that "l\1aJ'OO we'll be able to see 'em in the second game of the week,
Duke University.The i The contest-one of the most goes with it. this time." played last Thursday against Lee
two never actually collideden I interesting in the series of swim .A. consistent player with no glaring Gehringer announced he will Field there, as the Fliers won, 1 to
the gridiron, but they've had I events being staged to deter- weakness, Reedy was too ex- send Lefty Phil Miller against the 0. He gave up only three bingles,
their jousts just the same. Tatum I mine station championswillstart perienced for his youthful oppo- Bombers. A mainstay of the Flier while the Fliers touched Hinton
played his last year with the Tar at 1215.: nent, who, nevertheless, put up a mound staff, Miller has won four for a quartet of blows. Long's
heels in 1934, winning second team Five optional dives, from strong fight for the title. Reedy I games and lost one this season. blow in the fifth inning drote in
E All-American. honors. In 1935: either the high or low board, countered Nelson's powerful net The game is a natural in many Brown with the winning tally.
I will be made by contestants. game and smashes with an effec- I ways. It'll be make or break for Tuesday's' scheduled encounter
Competent judges will select tive combination of well placed I either club as far as sectional hon- with Lake City here was rained
the winner. Entries may be chop shots and lobs. ors are concerned, with the Fliers out as was the preliminary game
made through Lt. Sax Elliot at between the NAS WAVES and
The first set probably was the attempting to better their own
the Welfare Dept. or Joe Bald- Cecil rieId.lThe Fliers are Mated
deciding factor of the match outstanding record which standsat
win at the Mainside pool. to meet Cecil Field there today,
Nelson won the first two gamesto 24 triumphs against five losses.
w a'S bounce out in front, only to The clasn also will provide a nifty and next Tuesday night they will
Piombo Directs see Reedy take the next three. duel between hitters and pitchers. play host to the Yellow Watfr
The score mounted 1S-5, then 6-6, Maxwell's mound staff is rated the club at the mat.
ActivitiesLt. as the players dueled fiercely.At best in the south, while the Fliers, Meanwhile, the all-victorious
this point, Reedy held his with Williams and Kennedy in WAVES team has lined up an extensive : .

John Piombo, former sports service and then cracked Nel there, have a'powerhouse offensive schedule for the next week.
son's gene to run out the set. rated. second to none. They will go to Camp Blanding fora
star at the University of Florida, '
tilt today, and will play a return
Nelson started strongly in the The tilt will be the first official
has been temporarily assigned to fourth and final set, gaining a ,2 game for the Fliers in two weeks. contest with Branding here Tues-
the NAS Physical Training De- to 1 lead, but Reedy stroked out Last Friday's scheduled contest day night. The WAVES also have
partment where he will be offi- the next four games to clinch the with Waycross Army was rained games slated at Lee Field :Monday
cer-in-charge of boxing, relieving match. out. and at Cecil Field next Thursday.:

Lt Martin Levandowski who has Reedy, who at 39 is 18 years old- However, action is expected to The WAVES added another victory -
"1 been detached. er than Nelson, predicted a bright pick up for the Navy outfit soon to their string with a 21 to 3
Piombo came here from the tennis future for his opponent, with the opening of the second triumph over the Hospital All-
blimp base at NAS, Richmond, "Nelson is a really good player, half of the Victory League Stars here 10 July. Sledge and
Fla., where he was in the com- and I think he'll go far," Reedy either this Sunday or next Edge (that's right) each rappefl
munications department. A nativeof said after the match. \\ednesday. home runs off Legow, Hospital

Jacksonville, Piombo played I. Reedy and Nelson easily were There also is a. possibility that twirler, Bobby Innis tossed ca-
football for the Robert' E. Lee the class of the Welfare sponsored the Maxwell Field club will stick pable ball to receive credit for the
eleven from 1934 to 36. He at-
tournament, which had 41 con- around for a pair of games. Gen- win.
tended the University of Florida
testants. Both entered the finals ringer announced that he is attempting -
''- ;';'''' from 1937 to '40 and starred for without the loss of a set. The to have the Bombers
Lt. Dan Hill, sports field director the Gators at the end position.. stay "The ;; .
champ defeated Ens. L W. Mar- .over for a follow-up game on Tues
for Milp's Company --x ij-- '
daga, 6-2, 6-1, in the semi-finals, day.
when Hill played frosh ball at Badminton TourneyTo while Nelson downed Joe Trosper, I ---':!-- I
Duke, Tatum joined the Carolina 9-7, 6-3. Reedy, an SKVlc, is at- i.
coaching staff Start Next WeekAs ] tached to First Half Champs ,
The next year, '36, Hill played Supply.iiH, '
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with the Duke varsity and Tatum a follow up to the recently Feted At BanquetHonoring Champeen'r:

shifted to the coaching depart- concluded tennis meet, the P. T. Three Station Loop) the first half champions '" '"
ment at Cornell U. Hill ended his & Welfare Department will spon- of the Jacksonville Victory ...., : : :
star spangled career in 1938, and sor a badminton singles tournament Tilts Carded TodayAll I League, a dinner-dance was held {l
In 39 became assistant athletic with play slated to start a for the NAS Filers baseball club "
six teams in the Station
director at Duke. The same year, week from tomorrow.The 11 July at the Windsor Hotel.
I Baseball League will into
Tatum returned to his alma mater tourney is open to all per- their go Manager Charley Gehringer ca-
as freshman coach. I sonnel on the station and entriesare today, playing second games pably presided as toastmaster' and ; I
since the start of the second half :
For the next three years they urged to sign up before 1630 Tuesday. during his numerous discourses i

dueled remotely as scouts and next Wednesday First prize will Today's contests pit the Marine promised the Fliers would do their ..
also In the search for player tal- be a $25 War Bond. Fighters against VPB at Mason best to add the second half cham- :
'nt.-the latter maneuver being Match play will be governed by pionship to their first half laurels.
Field, VF-5: vs. A & R at the Mat
legal of course and a subject on the standard badminton rules and The NAS club completely domi- x
and MAD Tat NATTC.
which we need not digress.! three games. Matches will be All nated the opening half with 18 vic .
tilts to
are start
expected at
Hill enlisted in the Navy in December played in the Mainside Auditoriumwill Three 1700. tories against a lone defeat. 7
are slated
i of '41 A year later, after consist of the best two out of Tuesday with games MF next Honored guests at the banquet,
having moved up to head coach of on Monday, Wednesday and Friday NATTC VF- battling MADat all of whom praised baseball for '
the Carolina from 0800 to 1230. meeting VPB at its entertainment
varsity, Tatum donned Equipmentwill and teamwork
the Mat, and A & R
clashing with
Navy blue. be available at the gear lockerin T-4 at Mason Field value, were Rear Admiral Ralph .,
Hill only recently reported to the rear of the Auditorium.A Davison, Chief of NAOTC; Cap-
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NAS, bringing with him seven doubles tournament will be :::!.-- tain A. R. Brady, NAS CommandIng -

combat stars and a Purple Heartas run off later in the summer. To Officer; Captain Frank T. >
the result of 16 action-filled enter, all players must contact Lt. XIAV FISHING RECORD Ward, Jr., Chief of the NAOTC .

months aboard a carrier in the Sax Elliot or Archie Thompson, NEW YORK.-Hans Hinrichs of Staff; Lt Col. G. J, Weissenberger, Mycr Stoxller. Me, of VF-5,
Pacific. Ext. 498, giving their name, rankor New York, established a U. S. At- Commanding Officer of MF-OTU; untie broadly after winning the
Tatu i and'HiJl intend to returnto rate, and telephone number. lantic ocean fishing record recently Comdr. John Raby, NAS Executive NAS Handball Tournament but
Carolina and Duke, respectively, --- --',TjTi--lur-i -- when he landed a 615-pound Officer; and Lt. Comdr. Warren P. Wl''k.HIt HM tough tournament -

when that happy day comes.. But Dayton, Ohio.:::Blazing down broadbill swordfish after a three McGuirk, Officer-in-Charge of the and I was lucky to win It,"
until then they're "teammates" the home stretch like a run-a-way hour and- 40 minute battle Physical Training and, Welfare says the champ, who halls from
) a Tarheel-Blue Devil combinationthat fire horse, Byron Nelson whipped ----.- Department, Brooklyn-way. Along with the ..

bodes no good tor Flier opponents Sammy Byrd, 4 and 3, to win the I The Japanese inaugurated compulsory Dance music was provided by titre, etadler receded ft .125 War
w this fall. coveted PGA title) Sunday. military training in 3873. the WelfareOrcheetra. Bond ptlMvu

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f. ,. Boerner, Versatile Sports Star, Book Mary Virginia ReviewBy Osborne" Air News Commended > :I'All

r r. Zooms Over And On Mason Field Asst.On April Librarian 20 the, Station doughboy's Library reporter ( Hands'

f o Ernie Pyle, was laid to Mag StoryThe

Big George Boerner, a happy. rest on Ie Shima in the South

1 go-lucky Irishman who said no to Flying FlierYou've Pacific. For his complete under Jax Air News, station newspaper Navy called them "a positive ,factor -
standing of the life of our men in I
a medical discharge so he
can get
for the Jacksonville Naval in promoting the efficiency,
1 ,lit his crack at the Japs, has dis- the service and for his paintingof Air Station and the Naval Air welfare, and contentment_ of per
clearest the
pictures of
!covered that Marine
pilot training Technical Training Center here, sonnel."
spirit, courage and faith of the
wellti' f American soldier, the G. I. and is sent to 154 enterprises in addi- "Aware of the esteem In which
tion to its circulation at NAS the and the
the folks back home mourn their both the Navy Department
t, ,::4 Nowadays when Big George isn't loss. The Congressional Medal of July BuPera Information Bulletin, men hold these ship and station
; t roomingover NAB and adjacent Hands out in It continues "most
; f \ Honor was proposed in a resolu- "All pointed an article papers, com-
: areas, he is maneuvering at first and station officers little censorship
-," tion introduced in the Senate to on ship papers. manding impose
0 : : 4>ase for Charley Gehringer's be awarded posthumously. Pyle Some months ago, the bulletin seldom find cause for disagreement .

g. .: ,i i Fliers., All of which Is nothing has been designated for the second states, in mid-Pacific, a lieutenant with the editors' choiceof

'I. :. ,>...,. new for the all-around athlete who successive year to receive the Ray- commander aboard a carrier reported content. larger! sheets include

j 1 f. tarred on the gridiron diamond mond Clapper memorial award for that a plane from another officers in various capacities
( ( and cage court for Minnesota's war correspondence, the national carrier had 'come down on their on the staffs. But-4n most cases

,, Cophers from 1937 to '41. headquarters of Sigma Delta Chi, deck and no sooner had the ar- the paper is an enlisted man's
: ; : Boerner first mixed official professional journalistic fraternity resting gear brought it to a stop 'baby'-and in the opinion of many

4, :j ; naval duties and sports in '1943 as announced. In Bloomington, Indiana than the pilot leaned out and commanding officers the Job of

an outstanding for the St. the directors of the Indiana asked if anyone on the flat-top 'bringing up baby' deserves appre-
.fP.; Mary's Pre-Flight eleven. Later University authorized the estab- had some issues of the Jax Air ciation for its contribution to the

.' that year he transferred to Norman lishment of an Ernie Pyle Memo- News. The officer* hastily gathered enjoyment of naval personnel."
":; I NAS, where" he was a memberof rial Fund to be used for the de- all the copies he'd been sav- Just to make the tribute complete *

the basketball and boxing velopment of a school of journalism ing and turned them over to be the article winds up with the

K .;' teams. In the summer of '44, he on the campus. Pyle was the flown back to the other carrier. statement that "whatever their
r'' i was a welcome addition to the fast 23rd correspondent to die while Entitled "The Navy Goes To age, origin, or difficulties of pub

Corpus Christi diamond club, serving with the Army or Navy Press," the story ranks the Navy lication, ship and station news.
where be blasted the apple at a abroad. man's newspaper next in popularity papers do a Job which rates a
.400 clip. i ; The first book to come from to mail and movies only. It 'well done' from both the Navy

Transfers' kept him off the the pen of the columnist Pyle was emphasizes that last month a directive Department and the men they

gridiron last season, but when titled "Ernie Pyle in England". from the Secretary of the serve."

he arrived here late In Novem This 1st a stroke-by-stroke pictureof

tHor, he Immediately: doffed Engl ad at war. The outlook
Flier basketball suit. Hut Boer-a which has directed all his writingand Ticonderoga DamagedContinued I
made him loved
ner didn't play much with the by so many,
that of writing about the smaller
Flier five He via too busy play. from Page 1 ---- -- --- --
things-about the
ordinary people,
Ing another batteries u
again death.: "game"-a fight how they felt and what they did- plane crashed through_ the flight the ship's starboard
is well illustrated in this book. Kamikazie though hit, crashed his
Last 12 January-his birthday deck, the bomb exploding betweenthe
"Ernie Pyle in
England" appliedto
Boerner was on a night flying hop this the beleaguered people of England gallery and hangar decks, the plane and bomb load into the car-
here when his motor conked out seen gent scooting the rier's superstructure. One of his
around first base for the NAS same scrupulous report- latter packed with aircraft being
forcing a crash landing. He two bombs just outboardof
suf. ing, the same human understanding exploded
Fliers lie is Second Lieut. refueled and rearmed. Main gird-
a near-fatal
head injury and and the same instinctive sense the island structure. The other
only his will to live pulled him George Boerner, a natural ath- of drama and pathos and humor ers in the vicinity were twisted by exploded just inboard of the island,

through, according to doctors who lete who Is receiving fighter pilot that distinguished his earlier news- the blast and heat. The fire, fed ripping holes in the flight deck

i were hezcrash his fight for life. training here. Boerner formerly paper work. by gasoline, spread swiftly to the and igniting more fires. Falling

But dldnt stop Boer played with Columbus in the. His first book about our sol- wardroom passage and the staterooms debris started fires in the forward

ner, either in the air or on the American Association. lie start- diers reads like a letter home tell section of the island, and another

'- ports field. He was just what the ed his varied: sports career at ing folks that "Here is Your War". On his bridge, Commodore Kief fire broke out among the planeson
:-; team needed when he joined the the University of Minnesota, It tells of the wa- of homesick, er immediately changed, course to port side of the flight deck-

,-" Fliers to round! out a toP flight,In- where he starred In baseball, weary, funny, violent, common prevent the wind from aiding the though when it was all over it was
1 field that has Alf Anderson (Pittsburgh football and basketball. men who wash their socks in their fire and to prevent the smoke from realized that the crew had actedso

; Pirates) at third, Bill De- helmets, complain about the food, entering ventilation Intakes. swiftly that only a few of the
bi .,' Mars (Inter-state League) at whistle at girls, lug themselvesand Throughout the fire he kept that many planes on the flight deck

short, and Gehringer at second SoftballStandings their undaunting spirits course except when he altered it were destroyed. ..
He has playedoutstanding r.o i through the dirty business of war. momentarily to permit the rescueof Several of the ship's top officers
ball ss He reports tm the African cam- airmen who were trapped by were lost to the Ticonderoga
J'' for NAS this paign as if he were an uncle of
fire in gallery deck ready rooms. the second attack. Comdr. Burch
j: season and is the boys he has never seen who Below decks, Comdr. Burch per was seriously wounded. Commo-
got taken along and wants to be
::.. .. one of the club's itesult. to 17 sonally supervised the executionof dore Kiefer, wounded in 65 sep-
E.J ahEAdmlnl" sure we understand just what
f. leading hitters. OFFICERS' the devised the arate his t
"j. our fighting men are doing and plan by skipperto places, lay bleeding on .
'. ';'' And no wonder < Cup W LMFoO'fU thinking The sequel "Brave Men"is save the ship in just such an bridge. Injured as he was, the
1 for he was up / 14 4 based on the author's dispatches emergency. Magazines were flood- Captain for the next 12 hours directed -

.', with the St. Operations 19 8vF from the American fronts in Sicily I ed to overcome the list to star the work of recovery and

Louis Cards for and France beginning In Sicily board and to give the ship a 10 refused medical attention until, at
j t several "weeks In" .: s 1:1: .10 in June 1943, and continuing degree list to port, As Commo- midnight, he was assured that all

/ 1941 and wound HORNING LEAGUE through the liberation of Parisin dore Kiefer had planned, the list injured men had received treat-

up the season I'omnlilldinc OfflC'n'l Cup) September, 1944. Like "HereIs to port steadily carried the fire ment, and he was assured that it
; with the Columbus Red Birds in 1dFOTUvra W 3 Your War", "Brave Men" is a overboard from the hangar deck :was mandatory for him to go to
t. the Double A American Association 17 18 3 continuous series of letters back because the burning gasoline float sick bay.

h A&R ,14 6 home. The special gift Pyle had I ed on the water which the crew By 1437 all fires were under

}I ... Boerner went from Columbus to Supply 12 8 for telling what squalor, discom- was pouring onto the flames. control, just two and one-half
., Hutchinson, Minn, where he added Public Salvage\\01 kl 8 12 12 fort, unease, fear and homesickness While the men fought desperately hours after the first plane struck.
I, to an already extensive sports career CommIssary 8 13 are comes from the fact that to save the ship, more Kami- There were 337 casualties, 114:
t by putting in one season of VII 7 14 he felt them all himself and he kazies were attracted by the Ti. either killed or listed as missing

I -::, coaching "We were lucky," says bhlp's Service 4 5 46 17 could get other fellows who feel conderoga's flames and by the Some of the casualties were men

.. Coach" Boerner modestly over these things to tell him about it, cloud of oil-black smoke billowing who had succumbed in efforts to
: the nine victory-one loss record his AFTERNOON LEAGUE His particular gift was that he hundreds of feet above. The ship save their shipmates from smoke
a; .' Hutchinson High grid team compiled ( m.nding Offlrtr't Cop) could put this down in cold type air ground shot down five; the which was so thick that nobody
Team W L and have it sound just as it really
fall of 41. anti-aircraft
"t 1 in the Marine Bks 18 3 gunners three more. without special breathing appara-
lie entered the Navy in January, Hospital 11 4 was.Through But the Ticonderoga was hit again. tus could fight the flames on the
", 1942, and resigned his commission VF $ 16 5O North Africa, Italy and Through the ack-ack fire from hangar deck
13 7 France Boswell-ized the foot
i & Pyle .
in October of 1944 to become a Galley ------- -- -- -
Main 12 8
soldiers in his daily columns and
.i! 0 Marine pilot with the rank 10 9
fighter Personnel
0 of second lieutenant. Chief Club 8 13 in his books-complete with name COMMERCIAL BULLETINSDeadline
i Boathouse 6 15 and address The Pulitzer Prize
,.} Jtv:t BoermT is a quarter of a century Docks & Ferries 3 17 came to him in 1944. Americans for commercial Items I* 0900 each Tuesday. Ad are free, sad I
old stands two indies 1 13!
over Garage demanded his books in libraries
are accepted Navy personnel or employer and eitilUn Individual
kit: feet, and tilts the scales at and book stores "Here is Your not firmi) wl hrnC to lint housing facilities Ho information on commercial
207, only a couple of pounds MINOR IEAGUETeam W L-; War"; sold 942,000 copies and item ran be liven out in advance of printing.FOR .

more than when he won grid Dispensary 13 1 "Brave Men" sold 875,000 HEM Long Itearh 6 foot saltwater rod and
I tttaruorn at end for Bernie liicrnran's Sah. llq 122 15 3 Even the movies demanded him Room for man In private home Flioirw reel llldf. 912, Perkins, Lit 157..
Golden Gophers lie Post Office 8 9 and at length he consented to let ll-450'J, 3731 llendrirk st.
doesn't drink or smoke. NS Main Galley 8 9 Lee Cowan produce the Pyle pic- Bedroom, living room and kitchen
ADU 7 11
Bedroom for couple Meals served 1Cdeklred. furniture sufficient for three room
He expects to head westward in Communications 1 17 ture provided the columnist was Convenient to line apartment. May be keen at 1135-li
the not-too-distant future, and he's submerged to the greater glory of 2508 lllitliland, M { lHltul Allegheny Bd,, NAS. tall Ext 343,
jeady to go.During the soldier The film will make
I his six weeks in the hospital NAOTC SOFTBALL its debut next July on Okinawaand Ocean front upstairs apartment 317 1940 Indian 1: : tlt'al New tires,
s. Ocean lira M.! Also ocean front new battery. and two
o will be shown to all forces
after his crack-up, Boerner LEAGUE lied room. Call Jax Itearh t 1/2\16/ \ or ap- sets of spot lights. Call :2-7344.:
i 'I"' was told he could receive a medical overseas before it is- released to aply 4iS l'lnt fet. ('ontal't)1 n, >.dmundnton -
i- 1 discharge. He refused "The Results to 17 July W) L the general public I'hone83 a-W at night WANTED

'ft.. main thing I want out of life right LTeam 3 0 Americans should never forget Prf'o"If baby stroller Roll away
Reservations taken In private' home
bed Call Chief Rlsko, hxt.; 8428
Cecil FIeld 2 0 what they owe to Ernie Pvle in .
; now is a shot at the Japs, he says for temporary roomer Call 6"J8.! 917.
1:;, matter-of-factly. And he Isn't NAS Jax 3 1 bringing them closer to loved ones Riverside _
Lee Held 1 2
.' boasting. ,lIe means It. Yellow Water 1 3 overseas-, Double room with Iteaoty Rest mat Terry : rtile navy man mtto drive
--- --
| lord ( to Jax Angeles.
*". Municipal 0 4 treHne Kitchen privileges If desired
1, ._ I Car II at 40ia( Creed Ate", L. A,
Bus Fare Change !s<<<'mi-private bath No children. .Mr*
; Bowling Tournaments RESULTS Miner, 1126 hunker Hill Blvd. Call For further details call JLt. (J&) II. O,
1 12 July Continued From Page One I s-om-j. JUvvU, S691 fet. Johns, lhon t-4VtW.!

Scheduled Next Week NAS Jax 1, Lee Held 0 transit company's other routes I '36
" Light car In good condition, or
Yellow Water 6, Municipal 0 large room In private home. Large
The action hiking the bus ratesto
: If you have something on the Cecil Field-Lake City, lain porches, barbecue pit. for entertain later model t. Uelden, 1'bone S9'JJllllldlcalt'l.'d ,
10 the new levels was taken by the In (ora II Aeokta, 4667 Ortega
ball the kind miss the July ( .
I ( you tenpin Jax la would like
dy servIce
NAS Jax 4. Municipal 0 City Council on 10 July. Vigorous Blvd Phone MJfcl.
irl': j i with), then get in touch with Lt Cecil Held 10 Yellow Water 0 man to help drive Buick sedan to
action by Air Station officials to Meld \. C., SL
; Elliot topside in building No. 3 in Lake City 2. Lee Held 0 Corner , :::; the Welfare office or with Laverne _-_. safeguard the interests of personnel (loxe to Nary bus line. I'hone 7-7673, I'hono11113 _
attached or working here re- lire. Busch, 2714 Myr !M.!
Felton, Master At Arms of the CFO club has a potltlou pen for ftexperienced
SOUTH BEND, Ind.-A 10- sulted in a number of concessionsover part time bookkeeper
Mainside FOR SALELiving
bowling alleys and enter game schedule, including the an- the company's original pro- room bedroom and dinnrtte tall 8233 or 556.: ..
the NAS tournament to decide
singles --
"r',...-- the nual clashes with Navy and Army, posals-the free transfer privi- furniture, Including dishes and cookIng Ride. From 8 to 4:30 from cornerof
station champion. has been announced for Coach leges, the 25-cent round-trip fare, utensils Call Chief Barnes. tit.t8X Riverside and Oilmorc. Beth
Enlisted personnel will start play daring day er call at KJ7-A Hancock *xt. 625.Would .
Hugh Devore's 1045 Notre Dame the extension of the 25-cent round- Meyer,
St. NAS after 1700.
at 1700 the Main- ,
l. next Tuesday on
football team. fare to civilians
trip and the post
like to buy a good set of
r .. 0 ; side alleys. Each kegler will roll Theo schedule: September 20- ponement of the effective date of 1934 Plymouth four ',.r.. I' six games across six alleys and Illinois at Notre Dame; October 6 the increase until tomorrow Cash Call Ryon, Rat: Ufo CbKV, };Jlt. 8174, Fuel frtoratt
the award will be a $25 war bond -- --- J,------
-Georgia Tech at Atlanta Octo- Can be r
; --- --":!.--- nine living room conch
for high total pinfall. ber 13 -Dai'tmouth at Notre : made Into bed Contact; Beth Meyer, 10K SATE-Cabin. rurnUhed) 10
Officers will roll-a-uay on Dame, October Pittsbuigh at Decorations 658 Riverside A\e", Apt. 6. Call: alter minute walk from Station, at Yukon
27 at 1700 Main- Continued From 6 1'.111", week day and all day sunday trailer camp Built new four month
July One
Thursday, Pittsburgh; October 27-U. of rage ago-may occupy after 11
side alleys) to. determine their Iowa at Notre Dame; November was given to Robert Lee Ayers' Inquire any evening after tuat9U<.
champ and winner of a |2S war 3-Navy at Cleveland; November AMM2c: USNR, for his services Simmons' Baby bed and mattre. :1SATTC, Rengen hheaffer.

bond This also will be a six games 10-Army at New, York? I ovem- with Patrol Bombing Squadron 33 J'hone Fuel, Storage M. A., Oble, CtiHV, },*t, 8176, Need three rider daily except Stub

across'! six alleys affair ber 17-Northwestern at Evan-. In the Netherlands East Indies and day from vicinity of 60th Street! and
Entry fee will be 60c (cost: of ston; November 24-Tulane at the Southern Philippine areas. Household furniture suitable for family Pearl to and from the btatlosu WorkIng -
and all entries Orleans 1 GreatLakes Ayers is now attached to the with one child. Want to sell all hours 6730 to 1630. Contact J. 0MMUer ,
pin boy for games) New ; December Sup.ply furniture to sae pe 'o.. Lt. C mdr, iaectriclas; ? 1ISN, Automatic<<(,'
must be in Monday At 1300. at Great Lakes. Department. Lowe, Pee e 3-8(93, Pilot Mcho.l, MATTC*. Jh.mt.W64. U61sJ

II. '
T wM- -,.


r Eight CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS 19 July, 1945

\Civilian Employees' News SUPPLY RETIREMENT, RIGHTS, ;, .'..f

Address Communications to Editorial Offices r SALLIES 1111'0 I'alcral Retirement Qucslions.t\re: 'Answered

i: Personnel Relations Office Bldg. 13, Box 22 Two questions regarding retirement -

The. Civilian, Employees Telephone News Extension, a two-page 483 section of the Jax Air are being asked by Federal the example of a person who enters .
employees with war service the Government service at the
News, is devoted to reporting the news of th' Naval Air Station's age
and Is sponsored by thsEmplojeca' k pointments(1) -- of 25 works 5 years at.,a salaryof
Civilian Employees
) Why Is a Federal employeewho $2,000 a year and then at the
Association for Civil Service EmployeesOlficers By Clara E. Speer
is separated from the age of 62, claims a retirement an.*
Leola Jones (Personnel) is get- Government service after nutty Under one plan' for computing < k
William O. Kincaid, President Philip D. Myers, Treasurer ting a well deserved respite from working 5 years or more his annuity, the Govern. IJ
Directors "SUPPLY SALLIES" and Job required to leave in the Civil ment would contribute $150 each

George H. Martin Mell) C. Jackson classification sheets. You may well Service Retirement and Dis- year as long as he lived To this
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Woods. imagine those job sheets have not ability Fund all deductions would be added the amount of annuity
Philip layers Kenneth M. McDuffie all been fun, nor some of the made from his salary for purchasable with,the contributions
Daniel R Wbiddon William O. Kincaid grades resulting therefrom. Leolais retirement purposes after 'which he made to.the retirement
News Reporting Staff on vacation getting up with the Jan. 24, 1942 fund while In'the Federal
Assembly and s.Repair: birds feasting on fried chicken: (2) If an employee works for the service and with the interest there.

C Head e porte r...".,............._..........................Euleene WllHngham and supervising the proper milkingof Government for at least 5 on. This amount would be about
Inspection and Survey: the cows at her uncle's farm in years and then leaves his $80 a year. Thus the employee

Head Reporter....._.........._.._._._...._.-.iIelcn M. Styron Screven, Georgia. job what retirement rights would receive an annuity of about :'
Public Works Department: Lieut. Kettle West, Assistant accrue to him? $230 a year ($150 plus $80)?, As.

Head Reporter...._........., _,__._..._.Ethel M. Shanahan Purchasing Officer, Is still wear- A Federal employee who Is separated suming that he lived 15 years-this \1 i.
ing her finger in a splint resulting .
from the Government
Supply partment: servo is the average life expectancy at

Head Reporter...._......._..._....._._......-..._.._...............Leola Jones from attempting to closea ice after working 5 years or more the age of 62-he would receive
window when a sudden is required to leave in the Civil I $3,450 in annuity payments on an
up' Schear (Pur-
came Carolyn Service Retirement and DisabilityFund original investment of between

CIVILIAN OF THE WEEK I chase Dennis) secured Morgan the the autograph other nightIn of all deductions made from his $400 and $500. If he should die

Jacksonville. She reports that salary or compensation for retire- before living out his life expect
ment purposes after January 23, ancy any amount to his credit
he was friendly and looks
\. Division Thirteen very 1912, because of an amendment to would be refunded to his beneficiaries
of f
.P IICRey" Reese is exactly as he does on the screen. the Civil Service Retirement Act or to his estate.
He is entertaining the Naval Hos- .
By Frank McCaffreyIn pital personnel The lucky approved January 21, 1942. The If the employee received a refund
one of our larger departmentsof girls in the Purchase Group War amendment liberalized the Civil for service prior to January .
the A & R Shop, with a compliment 1 Bond raffles were: Francis Root Service Retirement Act by providing 24, 1912 his annuity ....would of .,

o of close to 1000 employees, (Award), Kathleen Jones (Con annuity rights to an employeewith course, be reduced by the elimina- .J
we found our likable guest for this tract) and Helen Sylvester a minimum of 5 years' service tion of all credit for such service.

week. He is Leonard W. Reese, (Award) Purchase regrets beginning at the age of 55 or If a former Federal employee
the foreman of the Engine Overhaul four recent resignations: Mary 62, depending on the manner of dies*+ before reaching the age at .

Division 13. V.a loyd I (Proposal), who has trans separation from his Government which he would be eligible for an. ,
Mr. Reese is one of a family of ferred to Jacksonville MunicipalNo. Job. annuity, the amount to his credit .
five children and was born on 1; Miriam Kramen (Conract), The amount deducted from the I in the retirement fund together

April 13, 1910, in Blythe, Georgia. whose husband has been released'rom employee's salary or compensationare with interest compounded at 4 percent .

Daddy Reese was a railroad man the Navy and returning to deposited in the retirementfund during his periods of service ..
)4, and this called for a lot of moving Philadelphia; Lorraine Brown and credited to the accountof and at 3 percent during periods of x,
about during Mickey's younger (Award), to await the arrival of the individual employee where separation, is refunded to his bene.
days. Naturally this complicatedhis the stork; and I'atsy Johnson they; continue to earn interest after ficiaries or to his estate. \
schooling. :Mickey was a mem- ([Award), whose husband is being the: employee has left the service, If a former Federal employee
ber of the swimming and track detached from NATTC. We'll miss thereby increasing the size of his I with at least 5 years of Federal

ti, teams in high school and won his you. girls! annuity benefits. service enters private industry and
letter for both sports. He also Mrs Ilslellkt's (Public Any separated employee, regardless becomes subjeot to the social security
belonged to the Seminole Boxing Voucher) is very much thrilled to of his length of service, may system, he may qualify for
Club in Tampa taking part in quitea have her son, Captain Judson obtain a refund of retirement de- retirement benefits under both the
number .of amateur bouts. It Wilkes visiting her He is now ductions made before the law was Civil Service Retirement Act and

was while boxing in Tampa that a h stationed at Camp LeJeune North amended on January 24, 191%. Onlyan : the Social Security Act, with the
professional fighter from Chicago eraw_ -'" ,.-- Carolina ladle Holland (Fol- employee who entered the Fed- I result htat he will have greater
noticed a similarity of style between I Mickey" Reese low-up) is enjoying the sunshineand eral service for the first time on Benefits than he would have under

1 our Mr. Reese and Mickey While assigned to the "Lex" he refreshing breezes at Jackson- or after January 21, 1912, and who the Social Security Act alone.
Walker thus the reason for the ville Beach for a two weeks sojourn continues in service January
successfully completed a courseas through Had the same federal employeebeen
Dorothy Freeland (Inspection
"nom de guerre" Mickey. Although an aviation machinist. 23, 1947 or thereafter, will' employed in private industry
the name has remained of the fleet Reports) s also spending be ineligible for a refund after for like
The "Lex" was part sep- a period, he would have
part of her vacation there The
the boxing has long gone. This which sailed from San Diego, thru Beach Is aration, as he has by his 5 years' ,I been acquiring retirement benefits
a popular place these hot
was done because of a new love, the Canal, and into New York hart days and the service obtained valuable annuity under the social security system
following were seen .
"wrestling. I bor for their only East Coast concentration there Sunday paddling around in rights. I through the payment of taxes on
His brother, Jack, was preparingfor From here the "Lex" the rain: Allene Wilson Florence The civil-service annuity rights I his earnings. No refund would
a medical course when Uncle proceeded to Norfolk and after Monroe, Lola L'ons.Iary Revels, which accrue to an employee with'I have been available, regardless of
Sam decided he was needed in the spending a year in the A & R, Vera Gibson, Eunice Wilson and 5 or more years of service in the'., whether he worked 5 years or leadthan :

Army. He eventually took partin where he had been transferred to Lois Miller Kitty Allen (Inspection Government.. may be illustrated by 5 years.
the North African invasion and --
finish his six cruise Mickeywas -----
year Reports) Is also on her -
later arrived In Sicily after the honorably discharged. At this vacation Mrs. Maggie Slmklns Heady to Ship
fighting had ceased. At the pres- time he received the Good Conduct I (Inspection Reports) is a mighty
ent time he is at West Point
as a Medal.
proud mother. She is welcoming
Cadet, having been flown back Civil Service EmployeeIn home on a visit her son, Edgar v

with three others for Officer February 1936 he joined the Daniel Simpkins who has just

Training. Florence, second oldestof crew of workers in the A & Rshop i graduated from the Midshipman's .4trr.t
three sisters is in the WAC'sstationed
at Norfolk as an Aviation :Metal- School at Cornell with lank of '
in Texas as a dental : .
i smith His duties consisted of all !
technician. Martha, the
Congratulations and best wishes
and maintenanceof
of .
repair .
is still at home with Mr and Mrs. phases <,
I aircraft. He designed various were extended to Betty ToiuhtonStock
Reese after spending one term at methods of aircraft overhaul which '. ( Control) on the occasion ; .4 .
Wellesley College. Mickey's im- have since been made standard of her approaching marriage to -i
mediate family consists of his wife, practice He is also a qualified I Ensign Hoskins, formerly of .
Doris, and a daughter, Sandra, welder in all types of weldable Springfield, Missourivlvla
aged seven. They don't get to see metal. I Olivier (Stock Control) has been
much of him due to hours of work enjoying a week in Miami, and it
and his love for fishing. He enrolled In the International is rumored that she really visited
Military Career Correspondence School for a coursein the interesting spots of the town. .\

Upon his completion of high Aeronautical Engineering in October Lieut. Tompkins, Storehouse :
school Mickey began his working 1939 and still continues this Officer his been indulging in Isaac .
career with Sears Roebuck & I study. His first big step toward Walton's sport while vacationing .wi'
Company in Tampa. He was with the position he now holds came in in Key West. We are wondering
them for one year Then at the November 1939 when he took examinations how long the fish will be by the
age of nineteen (1929) he enlistedin for the Leadingman time his tale is thrice-told'!
the Navy. He received his boot and Quarterman register, and qualified AT RANDOM:

training at Norfolk, Virginia, and 10th out of 135. Due to this Flashy-Flash! (Apologies to Ed. on ,_" .--_ b
exam he was selected die Cantor). '
qualifying ..
won recognition as honor man in and
MAN INTERESTING highly important Job is that
Commander in February Hlrohito. "America civilians of protecting -
by Crinkley : forcing -
his On
platoon. completion of this aircraft engines from rust and
corrosion during the .
1941 to the duties at to off trains. .
assume stay Japan
training, he was placed in the A & period from completion of overhaul, in the Engine Overhaul Division ;
civilians to take nice train ,
Jacksonville urging
NAS as Leadingmanin
R shop at Norfolk. From there he and installation on the airplane at one of the various
rides into the from all operating ac
the Metal Shop, A & R Depart country
went to Aviation General I tivities. of
Utility big cities!" Employees Shop No. 1338 shown here are Edgar B.
ment. From these duties he
School Great Lakes, Illinois, and On the 'fIrst floor of Supply Seeley, AMM3c Ralph L. Malear S2c Harold J. Broward, Aircraft
promoted to Quarterman (September -
after graduation returned to the I Worker, and Charles Attaway, Snapper
red scooters AMM who are busily
Building, -- dashing en
in the Old Metal and
A & R at Norfolk. in
In April 1931 gaged sealing an engine with a pliofilm
Machine Division and after one : madly hither and yon like giant shipping bag. This bag Is
,he was ordered to Pensacola, Florida a final measure to seal the engine from all .
ants; tow-motois (alias mules) atmospheric conditions. .
promoted to Foreman. Not
for training as an aviation year The engine has previously been overhauled tested
down with and
bearing us
on more pone preserved ,
satisfied with these
entirely responsibilities -
pilot and after receiving 151 hours 'derous tread Sometimes wonder internally and externally. Mr. Attaway is the civilian supervisor of
he had ,
and 40 minutes instruction In solo accepted a this particular area of engine overhaul. He has both
how we manage to escape with our civilian and ;
few with to
flying satisfactorily completed his I more an appointment lives! enlisted personnel under his direction. These men work hand in %
primary seaplane course. Funds I the Labor Board (November 1941)), Remember the excitement created hand together):; and the result is-a bang-up job. "',,
on which he served until April
for the continuation of this --- -
the the --- ,
morning flag was ---
were no longer available be- 1941. raised upside down? show. "
cause of a Presidential order, so he After two years of hard work Remember how we stared at the ELECTRIC Johnny Gagliano is being detached .
was transefrred to the USS to build an enviable record in the German Prisoners of War and our from this station We are r..
WRIGHT (Aircraft tender). A Metal and Machine Division Cap- surprise to discover that they actually OVERHAUL sorry to hear this Johnny and will
,reason for this transfer was his tain Cloukey decided to transfer did look like human beings? miss you. George Bond bought .
exceptional experience in aviation Mickey to the Engine Overhaul Two versions of "Today"- ly Eleanor Carter and Ann Met'lie two one thousand dollar bonds In "

engine overhaul and maintenance Division. This decision was madeon Today is the "Tomorrow" we W. C. Vaughn is the winner of the recent bond drive. -

radio, aerodynamics, aircraft construction Saturday and on Monday morn- were worrying about yesterday. the $50,00 raffled off In Shop 812. We regret to hear Lt. Gibbs U ,
and maintenance, para- Ing he took over his newest and Today well lived makes every Lucky Boy!! leaving us for duty elsewhere. '
chute packing, aerology and engine toughest assignment. To Justify yesterday a dream of happiness -- ---Caif' -- --- -
trouble shooting, which was partof the decision made by Captain and every tomorrow a vision of We are glad to see Irene Mause'sbright NAVY BLUES &
his instructions at Pensacola.In Cloukey, the Engine Overhaul di- hope. smile again. Irene has been I got the blues the
vision has received out on sick leave for some time. Navy blues .
January 1933 he was trans- numerous com- ----- \Jil ----- It's more than I can stand
ferred from the USS WRIGHT to mendations for increased efficiency LIGHT I TRAINING Eleanor Carter and Al Wood To have to sail the seven' seas
Great Lakes, Illinois, to attend and units produced. I'OK MARINE ward have been moved to Bob Only on dry land.
Aviation Metalsmith School in As a suiting climax to a remark. Applications for flight training Coleman's group. G. Brittle has Each day I see bright-winged ships
which class he attained honorary able story of our Civilian of the are wanted from enlisted marines been moved back to the Armature Stream silver trails to sea .'

recommendations. These recommendations Week, it can be readily said, that according to a recent Alnav. To epartment. And every shining one of themIs
entitled him to his should the A & R Department I qualify, applicants must be rated We welcome Van Winkle to our calling calling me. ,j

choice of further activity and In achieve the Army and Navy "E" I private first class or above with hlft But here I stay upon the' land.I '
June 1933 he transferred to the VF award, it will be found that the I no specific service requirements H. E. Maddux from N. A. T.,T. C. want the sea, the whole big sea

5 Squadron aboard, the USS LEXINGTON dynamic Senior Civilian Supervisor .,--....- -- -, is visiting us for two weeks. Glad But all I'ye got is one little Wave

p the largest carrier: of engine overhaul has contributedto Ala.ka" including the Aleutian ,to have you,. Harry. ,Stuck here too, with me.
A the Navy and ulster ship to tie-1 t the accomplishment 'of this."aim I Islands[ ; was acquired by the Orchids to Ruby Myers for that M. McDERMON/
now famous USS SARATOGA in nt small manner. United States from Russia in 1868. swell job of singing on the bond Supply Dcpt.'Page .

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TltanJw For AH \\7io/ Helped noise Bond' Quota l ,
1 Tecb9Cen
I The Bond Drive is over and we -- -------.------- -
By C. It. Owen wish to thank all those who helped from Progress, who is leaving us

There should be no shortage of I I raise our quota, We MAY BE a to return to her home in Memphis,
workers In heaven So many have I
few dollars short, but MAY BE
been killed and gone theie. G,
our quota was a little high, Effective June 25, 1945, Mr
Trouble is, we need them right A. Schneider and Mr Homer Williams
winners in the bond
here-to build ships, planes, tanks The lucky hold the responsibility of BY JEANNE N'EN'LELThere ,I wouldlik
follows Mr Wil-
rallies were as I
", and guns. for Hangar 123. Mr when he was discharged,
liam Truelove, Shop #1209, held is scarcely a magazine appearing won't
But we're losing them fast Ac. Williams Is on the *B' Shift I to say that a woman
I the ticket for a $100 bond. Bill on the stands today which have as much difficulty dealing
cording to the National Safety Chief Dechert is back after avery
Guthrie, I&S, was fortunate in does not contain at least one ar with a physical illness, or pain, as
Council, of 93000 killed eventful honeymoon trip, including
persons : picking two lucky numbers and tide on how to treat the returning she! will have with any mental
accidentally last year, 47,500 were 2 deaths, 1 birth and 4
won two $25 bonds, while!) Mr G, A. blowouts serviceman. Whether he is a com change that might occur Service-
'. David I bat veteran or not, whether he is Bf"great
Schneider, Cerar, Charles men's wives have responsibility -
I am glad to report that Ivy I
,ij i I Mills, Malcolm Hearn Willie Garrett Gene Madison's mother is recovering : Army, Navy, Marine or Coastguard I on their shoulders. Theycan

,j ,Jack McCaslin, Frank Brewer, after her recent operation I whether he is by trade a make or bieakljielr: marriages,
\ James Brosky, Chief Dechert wona Can Imagine a great big carpenter or a violinist makes no and.the sooner theyy/,realize it, the
I $25 bond James Clayton from you out and getting I difference to the writers who are better it,will be forwoth: them and
man going '
4 grown up bound to state that the returning
their husbands.
Instrument and Mollie Bar-
pW00EY %+' % Shop his tummy sunburned But ,
/ serviceman is :
a problem Mamos' met her hus-
bour in the Tool Crib walked
R Y % away oh boy, will that clam bake be
REDF ; I The fiction is no better From band here at NATTC when both
with $50 bond each, Thanks
a a swell when the weather gets a
LIGHTyEpH.. I True Confessions to Redbook 80',:: were at Radio School, Overseasnow
million to the rest of
r'M W TO GET Tt you your little cooler, I of the stories deal, if not with the eight months, Virginia says of
NURRYI CEMETERY cooperation in this just cause, Who ever heard of a dog race war with the returned
( I man him: 41 read George" letters thor
\ Chief Cooper has been transferred I when the No 1 dog didn't get out from It.Believing. I oughly, and more than once, So
I IStj to Plight Test-we miss of the starting box You never
that the servicemanIsno far I haven't found any changes in
your smiling face, Chief, did? Well, ask Tony Oliva\ I problem, and that he resents 'I him, but whatever I ,do find, I

I Dan Cupid Is on another spree, Well, it has been a tough week being called one, we have asked I hope we'll be able to sit down and
throwing darts around our hangar I for Pete Delgado from I &. S Pete I several civilians of NATTC their talk them over I think, too, that

One flew through the Fuselage has the apartment, but due to views on the subject. Here are a I wives should work if they can

Shop and hit Joe Scorcie, Shop transportation difficulties, his few of their opinions: I while their husbands are in service

# 1209, right in the heart and I fiancee has been unable to get out' Jacqueline O Patzke, War Bond The money I save now, Jn bonds

those wedding bells will probably of Chicago Well Pete, were Office, hasn't seen her husband for I and otherwise, I'm putting away
. ring for him during the coming sweating it out with you, so keep ten months, A Navy man stationed for that time when he comes back

month, Bob Ellfson from Engine I your chin up That train is bound in the Pacific, Jacky says: and we'll need jt When your mind

BuildUp was struck by one of I to come in.Welcome. I I II "When Pat does come back, the I is free of financial worries, you

those flying daggers and he is nowa I to our family P, B.I first thing we're going to do is go can be relaxed to cope with any

full-fledged BrovVn Bagger Nor- Lauck AMMlc and M J, Peterson, on a second honeymoon If he has I other difficulties that come up

/ man Evenson, our safety engineer, S2c We hope you find your work 30: days, were going to spend' half Rose Shashy's brother is only

... crossed the sea of Holy Matrimonyon and the people most enjoyable, I of it alone-no family, no friends, I twenty. "When he comes home, I

...- rw"swa July 12, His bride was the I Now that the weather is hot We had such a short time together, 'think we won't have any trouble.

workers About half of the 9,300,* former Miss Henrietta Bivins of I and the days are long, I'm sure I feel we owe It to ourselves to be ,I He wants! to go to Georgia Tech,
000 injured Were workers.! I Georgia. Congratulations to all I these 8 hours a day will be a bless alone again, That way, when we and our family is going to help him
,_ .... you nice folks and may all your ing to all of us What we need are ready to be with the family and I all we can the GI Bill will help a
Motor vehicle accidents caused troubles be Little Ones, now is more parties and relaxation friends again we ourselves will be I great deal, of course, but I thinkIf

the bulk of these' lnj lost ules from and \\e will miss :Mrs Joyce Foster, I Be back with "Yawl"' next week, re-adjusted and it will be easierall I he knows we all want to willingI -

deaths The man-days --- -. the way around." I Ily help him, he won't have any
these accidents ALONE representa Virginia Sweet, of Personnel, reports I mental apprehension"
shameful human and economic J.IBM Machine Operation I that after her Navy husband I Finally, the last civilian we contacted -

waste .... I 4 returned from 23 months in the Mabel Pangle, said: "My
ll is L a waste brouht; about U)' Pacific "I found him unchanged inmost I nephew has been in the army four

little things! .'jumping' a led- I I respects But I do find that I years, one and a half of which was

light, fur example Nobody has I he is quieter and more serious I 'spent, In Europe, He is going

to run through a stoplight In order II' I I knew my husband when we were through the process of being discharged

to punch the clock on time He in high school together, and we now with a great many

COULD leave the house a couple I were married when he came back. points, and when he comes home, .

,. of minutes eat lit r. i I I don't think we have any problemsthat he says the first thing he's going .

A stop.light I is! for your protection I wouldn't be solved If we had to do is get married Naturally,

and for the protection ofothers an apartment or some place else we expect changes. In four years,

It gives you and the pedestrians to live than we have now Livingin everything changes But were go-
and other drivers I a one furnished room makes me ing to let any noticeable differ-

chance to pass through an intersection nen'Qusand I think my husband ences wear themselves out Well '

safely.Remember feels chained in by it too. I think listen to what he has to say, without -

that cars often pile aey that you should have the proper being shocked by the war, and

up at Intersections simply becausethe $ conditions surrounding your mar- I If he doesn't want to talk, we won't

drivers thought yellow meantgo' riage, if it is to have immediate ask questions Common sense will
success" solve a great many problems,"

At intersections where there are f Mary Jo Flink's fiance has been While this survey is by no means

no traffic lights, observe the signs at sea in the Pacific for over a year inclusive, for the most part ..
If both lights and signs are absent ... g L 'tl4i and a half Mary Jo claims "I've NA TIC's civilians expect no difficulties -

be sure the way is clear before 8 known Bub four years, and I don't I when their servicemencome
you attempt to drive across think he'll be too changed. His home from the wars,

In addition be willing to give letters don't indicate he will be [ Magazines and newspapers,
up your driving lights It doing Of course, his pictures show him please take note
looking older, but I'm not afraid of *
t>o will keep you or someone else
safe and on the job.Don't his being a problem We're leaving I From the War Bond Office

--. ---- .- our marriage plans tentativeto comes the fact that during this last

... his return. That way, whateverBob war loan drive, $611778 was invested -
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Write Letters wants to do will be what w'e'lldo. I by NATTC 110 civilians in
IBM:: machines in the Accounting Department I
Ol'KIlfION OK the
the way It should be, war bonds, $2,935.28 of which was
"Missing" Soldiers proves to be Interesting work. These machines furnish with Doris Jackson's' husband has invested during the month of June
this department and various other departments on the been
granted a medical dischargeand alone Combining the deductions
Washington (CNS)-H re'I a hi item in ever'one'slife
I payrolls, PAYROLL, CHECKS tan important is now a civilian, "When Ray. 'and $316250 in cash, the sum
tip to pass on to the home folks all sorts of important information necessary
). statistics, reports and mond was stationed in Indiana, I comes to 33 1, 3',( of the total pay-
letter Tell them not Willaid A,
in Mr.
jour above at right
Shown are
: to accounting went there, too He was a pri- roll for the month of June investedIn
to attempt to write to you If you and at the left Chief Ralph Brown, CSPI
civilian supervisor, vate
in La Hay and of course I got a job, so war bonds
action should be The listed War as 'missing Department I I ( ), who are responsible for producing accurate and timely reports we could be together While I What other civilians can make

warns that their well-meaning ef- : in such forms as desired--and-when-desired"NOTE'S ,--. - -- ,, had no outstanding difficulties i that statement*
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fort to communicate with you ,
may endanger your life I $o,ooo BELLS; nm .\1).tN() l.tK; COLKsE ACADEMY AANDRHYDRAULIC a month ago green as grass but

A soldier listed! as missing Inaction I The Navy Department has announced The U S, Naval Academy returns in a surprisingly short time was

," the WD points out, "may I that It is disposing of 20500 ,- to a four.year' course at the I doing a swell job and has kept it
have escaped, or he may not have : I end of the present Spring term In up Evelyn Smith is her name
been picked up by the enemy In I ship's bills made surplus by June replacing the shortened Relations between the Navy and

such cases, he may be still at largein changes in shipbuilding needs, I, three-year course authorized in OVERHAUL civilian personnel is often a sub-

- enemy territory." If the soldiers I ,Limited storage space has made June, 1941, Naval officials announced ject discussed around the A&R.

folks attempt to write to *f | this week, I' ".\" Shift llv hl'up''e..k* In 710 the relations are so good

a him through the medium cf the I *-i i. Seems like everything is being as to make one proud of them
International Red Cross Directory In 1911 a treaty was made beStates-, : Canal opened 15 I done to make 716 a more comfortable I The cooperation and friendliness is
letters "would serve I tween Japan and the United and cleaner shop to work outstanding You see a Navy boy
Service, their in the Alaskan August, 1941, giving a new gateway
to notify the enemy that the I to protect fur sealing in Several new fans have been helping a civilian and vice versa
noldier Is free In their territory" I II. region I to the Pacific ___ I II Installed and all benches have been on a hard job. Their talk 1 Is

I recovered with new linoleum. i friendly, they kid each other and
Looks nice and so much easier to are always good natured Of course
FROM GABRIEL'S HORN keep clean, I there Is some' beefing but that

.1 : Hot as it has been and as wellas I happens everywhere and always

Jmjim OIUTUHICoiilrimlor/. / / WornfixVu/ / >ic ///il/ri/ / Miq/il i / / /Be* almost fish no have absenteeism been biting among, there our is comes No marriages out in the no wash divorcesone

---- --- people; (anyway not on Saturday birth,
llj harry 1), Gabriel Ger- ), ---- -- -- --
country as a
sion It sounds wlerd and fantastic practically any

Engine Overhaul In.peetlun| but then Hitler was not exactly I, man, but, as a Spanish citizen A, J, Cooley, A MM 3c, has just ENsH.NMJFK; .\I.VSSKID
and lucid person, Deception with a change of name and an altered returned from a trip' home He
a .
Is Hitler really dead-"I wonder I I sane of this kind would be exactly phjsitgomy he could probably always was a big fellow, but you 10 17 JION7'INThe

Some might say, "When the blandishments to his liking, In Mein Kampf : slip into a number of coun- I should see him now, swelled all up. \ Navy: Department has announced -
I much fanfare The cause: Man Joe Cooley, born that by 1 August 1S45: the
of life are gone, the he said!, "To gain the sympathy of tries without very I
Casino at Estoril, : June 2, to his wife Mary at Marsh- continuous active service in rank
coward sneaks to death, the brave, : the masses, you must tell them the At the I
live on," That reasoning might 'be crudest and most stupid things" near Lisbon intncutral Portugal, field, Wisconsin All three are requited for promotion of ,ensignsand

correct If Hitler had been just a Well, the story of his death Is certainly wealthy Germans had vacationed I doing well and HK should returnto lieutenantsjunior grade) by

bully and a coward as, of course, I crude enough, and very glib I and fraternized with Spaniards! andJapanese. i normal soon i Alnav will be lengthened from the,;
I Rusty, the rabbit at the dog present requirement of 15 monthsto
It Is quite probable that ,
-- all bullies are, but he was a con- ly told Just how much credencecan
: track, outran the dogs the other 17 months This extension of
firmed, fanatical, ego maniac, as we place in a tale told by a' many of the Axis war criminals
night, so one Navy boy in our time in rank is considered necessary -
wellfully believing In his own invincibility : hitherto faithful Nazi underling? have caches of money in various
I crowd will put off vacationing fora : due to the fact that the Navy
It is entirely within Cold of salt, because the Swastika neutral countries, under assumed I I
i couple of pay days' can no longer absorb promotionsat
the realm of possibility that a dou- and the Double Cross have names I
i New to 716 but not to the AA.R, the tate in effect in the past.
ble might have replaced\ Hitler several been synonymous for too long a is our new inspeccress Jewel B -
days before Lerlin fell Hitler I time for us to accept them any I 'AI'Elt I Roe! who worked in Hydraulics Vsl

had been reported to have had as other way Since V-E Day ,the amount of I' almost two years, resigned for seven '- l'IRKOI'fNH; ) JAI'STO

many as three doubles in pre-war i I Where could Hitler go? Abouta I scrap paper turned in has dropped I months, and now back in Inspection TKADh)

days. A like substitution could year or so ago, the Spanish Government : 12,000 tons Don't forget to keep !' and Survey, We welcomeher I On 31 March, 1854, Japanese

also have! teen made for the girl. extended Spanish citizenship I on saving scrap paper it is still because she sure knows her commissioners! and U, S. Commo-

Eva Braun I to anyone who had aided helping to fight the war. Box it, stuff and is always there when dore Perry signed a commercial

Plastic surgery performed by a : France in the Spanish Civil War : bale it, tie it, be sure and save it. you want her, treaty providing for friendly treatment .

Nazi surgeon would, to a large extent or since. Now a German would I By all means nave those fighting ]I II I| A lot of credit should go to our of nAipwrecked seamen and

tftset, the risk of apprehen- I undoubtedly be denied entry to I I scraps of paper-War Bonds.: I[ Progress! girl. She came in about opening of trade into ports. p.


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TODAY-BODY SNATCHER with Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff; J

WHAT, NO CIGARETTES, comedy; at 1700 and 1930.
with Evelyn'1{eyes and Cornel Wilde; MARCH OF TIME; NEWS; at .
1700 and 1930: ..
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SUNDAY-CHICAGO KID with Lynne Roberts and Donald Berry; s e i t
at 1500, 1700, and 1930. t jv eft 1
Tierney, John Hodiak and William Bendix; DOWN THE FAIR WAYS, t1
sport; NEWS; at 1700 and 1930.1'EINESDAYTHREE .
\ IS A CROWD with Gertrude Michael; '::..
A GEM OF A JAM, comedy, at 1700 and 1930. '
:, .,__,- l'Wo. I II If .: ,: :

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A welcome and essential: addition It. the new department at NATTC Ship's Service which a: joi r
ran tell raters to the "carriage trade.5 Knoali Junior Ship'. Service, the handy corner U located :t
In the merchandise department and Is heartily recommended to Navy and Marine personnel who are ]'\'
\ "lnfantlcl|>atlng" or to whom "something new has been added." The (harming lady i I. Mm. Henry ... ___ '
Kabbash. 'I
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Mother Stirred By Newsreel-; ; -- ]

/ Version of "Big Ben" Saga I fe RelatedIn \ ,p's COMP NY .

/ $ a quiet, darkened movie theatre 1--, -- ----- ,PROfilES
/ ,:, .... in Bristol, Rhode Island, last nance crew, Al said, "We were on
May, a small, middle-aged woman the early shift. That meant that
sat, calm to all outward appear- I at 0100 we were fuzing bombs in
ances, as she watched the graphic the mess hall, so the men on the \ ..
., action of the carrier Franklin, flight deck and hangar deck could
smoking and exploding but never load the planes for the next day's
once cringing before the terrific flights." II Voted by the Specialist "A's" in
beating she took from the handsof Sixty miles from the coast of. the PT Department as "The
the Japanese.It Japan, the bombs, ammo and rock-I WAVE Most Likely to Succeed (in
brought the war home to quitea eta loaded, Al was asleep the Department)" is Frances
few civilians who heretofore had table in the mess hall. He had Sculll, Sic.Although. '
.. felt secure in their information just fallen asleep.At I the irrepressibles over
that now that Germany was beaten 0700 one lone Japanese there tease her unmercifully, theFT
Japan would soon be. plane flew through the cloudy boys have a terrific affectionfor
To the middle early morning sky. Only one Sculll. Here's one reason:
.... -aged wom plane, but the first bomb she Not too long ago, one of the boys
an, the war in dropped tore through the Ad- from the military track team came
the Pacific and miral's rabin, the second hittingthe I to her and asked, "Hey, Scull, how
Wanna Go Swimming? Evelyn Keje' the disaster of deck. There the 36 "
hangar about sewing up my shirt for me?
SPECIAL EVENTS 4a the Franklinwas planes were' lined up, one after She not only repaired the tear, but
very close. the other, like you nee In a I told him any
Aboard Her son, Arthur small hoy'tt collection. One after f time he had
FRIDAY-BASEBALL GAME, CHASON DAIRY vs. NATTC AIR Soares Almeida, the other they caught fire", ex- anything else to
RAIDERS, on NATTC Diamond at 1730.:; AOM2C, had ploded. mend,she'd do it
l\IONU.\V-BASEBALL GAME, MAYPORT NAAS vs. AIR been on board The Jap plane didn't have to a for him. It's little
RAIDERS, on NATTC Diamond at 1700. the carrierA. drop more than those two bombs. /il- things like
1 SU.VBASEBALL GAME, FT. FIERCE AMPHIBS vs. Almeida: Franklin.It I From the hangar deck, the flight that that endear
NATTC AIR RAIDERS on NATTC Diamond at 1700. was not until she reached I deck took on the same horror as : her to the
WAVES Recreation and Athletic Area: Archery equipment avail- home that she gave vent to her I I forty-odd planes followed suit, bojs.Goodnatured.
able for men and WAVES. emotions. And then it happened, I spreading like a plague below ,
GOLF. STATION COL'RsE. Daily from 1000 to 2000. Open to the surprise an*,happy ending in decks. level 1 headed
all personnel. Clubs available at gear locker in NATTC Auditorium which Hollywood delights. Arthur I "It was like a million Fourth of and easy to get
, GOLF INSTRUCTION for NATTC personnel by R. W. Reynolds, Almeida. "Al" to his friends, July's. No, like the world comingto Frances S<'ulli along l with, .
SpA)2c( 1300 to 1530. Special classes for WAVES by appointment). walked in the front door. an end," Al described. "Scull," as she is affectionatelycalled
Sign up at ShacK.SWIMMING "The first thing she did," he From the mess hall, the concussion joined the Navy in May of
: : DAILY. Recreational period for enlisted men their recalled In a recent Interview at threw him several feet. "I 1944. After boot at Hunter, she
guests, wives, and WAVES from 1800 to 2100 at NATTC pool No. 1. NATTC) where he i-" now attending ran to the fo'c'sle," he said, "be- came to NATTC in September of
Saturdays- Co-recreational period from 0830 to 1200; 1300 to 1700; the Advanced Ordnance cause that was the only part of last year and was assigned immediately
1800 to 2100. Sunday Co-recreational period from 1200 to 1700; and School, ""a" to feel all my the ship that wasn't' smoking. Butas to Physical Training
1800 to 2100.1I0STi.SS. bones, to see that 1 was all in soon as I got there, the wounded "Scull" is in charge of swimming
: IIOt'.sK open daily from 1530 to 2100. Saturdays and one piece.. When site was! satisfied started coming in, and volun- records for all the men at NATTC.
Sundays from 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel and rela- that I wa all right she teers were being called to work on As each new class enters, a rosteris
tives and guests. started to try again." the flight deck. made out, classification test
NATTC 1.llutARopen daily from 0600 to 2100. For Al, the action the morning The Japs made five more at- cards prepared and men assignedto WI
BOWLING daily at Ship's Service from 1200 to 2030. of 19 March did not begin at 0700 tacks that day, but their planes sub-squads if they are non-
Ashore/ when the Japanese plane first were all shot down, either by the swimmers. Every Saturday morn-
came over to wreak havoc on the four 20 mm's left on the Franklin ing, you can find her in the Per t,
SDND.\Y-Trip to Silver Springs for all NATTC personnel and Franklin. or the other ships in Task Force. sonnel Office putting these swimming
guests. Tickets $2.88 round trip. Bus leaves at 0830 from circle out A member of an aviation ord Continued on Page Eleven: records into the service jackets .
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side Main Gate. Leaves Silver Springs at 1800. Special rates for men undergoing training.
servicemen and women at Silver Springs. Playing For Commissioning In Jax After all that, you'd think Scullt
JACKSONVILLE BEACHES-Buses leave at frequent intervals would be at least \AA" her- ,
from Union Bus Station corner Bay and Hogan Streets. Surf bathingand self
other recreation at one of world's finest ocean beaches. Bu p t sr Of this she rt'IKlrtli11'..Stefan .
fare 25c. sr.is F and Tot Arnon have a lot of
NAVY MO'IHMfS: IIOMEXN IIOl'st101 East Church Street. patience I'm at the stage now
USO CENTERS at 122 West Forsyth Street; above BlaMing Bus w here I can execute a darn good
Station; Church and Newnan Street; 311 West Duval Street. USO e float." After a few minutes, alto
WOMEN'S DIVISION at 43 West :Monroe Street. said, "But you oughta' see! me
Juan Avenue Take Lake Shore Bus, three blocks from last stop on Once a week, Sculll, along with
San Juan. Row Boatstwo hours, 50c; canoes $1.00 per hour; motor Dottie Ludwig and Eleanor Ver-
I boats-$2.00 per hour, five to eight people per boat. nick, goes bowling ashore. Her
, HORSEBACK RIDING: MAGNOLIA sTAnr." S. San Juan Ave- score? "I don't want to brag," she
nue and Lakeshore Blvd. $1.00 per hour for two hours; $1.50 per one brags, "but It's the lowest the Cen-
hour; groups of eight or ten- 1.00 for two hours. HYDE PARK ter Bowling Alley has ever seen."
! STABLES, San Juan Avenue$1.00 per hour any time. With a sense of humor like that, I
-.- r __- u -_ _, it's no wonder she's well-liked.
Famous Hill Billy | including John Dolce who calls the w.wr She likes seafood. At St. Augus. .\. '
.. turns in the square dances is tine, when she and Dottie and

'j Band Coming Here (I planned that night for Ship's Com they Eleanor eat go always down at to the the same Beach.restaurant -

There'll be plenty of "swing I pany personnel, their guests and "And we eat the same
your partners" called at the I women civilian employees. ""'Miit.-*" r = -'- thing every time we go. Originality -
NATTC Auditorium next Friday More details will be announced Members of the NATTC Hand participated In the commlt-ilon- frightens me," she said
night when the hillbilly band I' next week; mt'sntlme-set aside I log of nn oiler at the St. John River .Shipbuilding company last Sat Try at. she could, the only dl,..
which has become famous over the evening and participate in a urday. The OG-61 wa made! ready for the seas, and her command hikes or aversions she could mention -
Radio Station WSN makes an apround I of entertainment as quaint turned over, while the musicians of NA1TC played under the direction are standing In line for a
pearance. and American as the Ozarks them. of CMii" W. R. Johnson Player are shown on the starboard good Iron or workable wastilnjr-
A dance with all the trimmings selves. deck where the colorful ceremonies took place Continued on Page Tweh'8Page


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L 19 July 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven

11 Famous: : Cartoons Are, Displayed Here How The Navy Mail Gets Through Shown ,'I IIn


Film Seen By. NATTC Postal Clerks 1 1 1SPLOSHES

Neither rain nor hail nor vicious

dogs (or words to that effect) atop

.., fRom nATTC the postman in his appointed
rounds and the same holds true for

Navy mailmen-only more BO.
... ;/ In fact, such problems as enemy

action, sudden changes in battle

'VI plans, scarcity of transportationto

paT .: out-lying posts and the like seldom -

tr 'I stump Navy postal personnel
i .a I for long. On the other hand, they'

f figuratively (and sonletlmes lit
It's getting so that every after erally) tear their hair over letters

noon at about 1400 we can expectto and packages with insufficient. addresses -
hear the old familiar "Now hear' t
this." The weather forecast for How the Navy meets these

> today is scattered showers, etc., problems and get. news from
r;;' ; over the P. A system. By now home to the fleets and stationsall
we're used to Florida sunshine one over the world was graphical.
"v .. IIi minute and Florida rain the next. ly presented' in the movie short,
Due to one of our daily showersour "Here's Your Letter, Sailor:I",
softball game on the 11th atLee which was shown in the screen
Field was postponed. We nowhave room of building 501 last Fri
softball games scheduled with day. NATTO and NAS Naval

.-. Lee Field on 20 July and Cecil 1 and civilian mail personnel saw
Field on the 23rd. the film brought here 'by' the
NATTC Office of Public Infern .
More rice and old shoes as
'. Nell of the Medical Departmentand mation.
Showing how the Navy main
Frances Smith of
Disbursingsaid tains a top priority for mail, the
their vows this week. movie stressed the importance of

Another successful dance is correct addressing to avoid delay

N g 4 V chalked up with the "Lucky Ii and lessen the burden upon, fleet
Dance" door prizes and flowers. post offices.
.. ,, .. .i ..rrs W .,, WAVES assisting the students A contrast between score of

were L. Schindler at the Refresh- I sacks .of regular mail being
ment Booth, B. J. Scott at the loaded into a transport plane

check room and M. Brooks allover and the small! amount of space!
F Gino nadl( ttl, Sir<<, and Ralph Jordan, Sir, are holdlng-'two of the famous Fitzpatrick cartoons required for the same amount of
:f now on display at the auditorium. According to "Who's Who" Daniel Robert Fitzpatrick is from St. mail recorded one small roll
!.t Louis and (among other things) Is the winner of the John Lewis caricature prize (I'a. Academy of The Third Anniversary of the of film effectively demonstratedthe

Fine Arts) and the Pulitzer cartoon prize. His cartoons regularly appear on the editorial page of Collier's organization of the WAVES is value of V-mail.
Mnrazlne.Ily coming. To celebrate the event
While the 20-minute movie dealt
_. the WAVES will sponsor the next
' -
; with a serious subject it had its
'" -'n ain't nuthln' but a bird, for Ship's Company Dance on 27 July ,

Lundberg. Very colorful. Navy Tops Praise The Big Anniversary Picnic is scene lighter pictured moments.the For entrance example:to one a

gets a great Kick out of Monday, 30 July.
Marine post office on Island "X".
too. Speaking of Lundberg, Barracks 51 welcomes L. Forrest I Over the door were these words
j and Art Sapp initiated T. O. Results From Air and Davis back from leave and 54 ("Through These Portals Pass the

ATTCene's'te recently transferred down welcomes McGee and Wane back, Most Beautiful Bags in the Woild."
' Chicago. They gave him a Bickford will assume Redman's I .
) that called for the soldering of Training Program duties in 54 while she trots out to

pieces of alumnium. The poor Portland, Oregon. Also going homeon Durham Puts On

worked on it all one afternoon Naval Aviation Training as developed leave are King and Stratton.

of course, got no where. When through four different Transfer orders were received

? secured, he told the two hot I commands recently was highly tot .Ruth Lilly, Eleanor Vernick, :Souvenir Shows wLieut

that he surely would com- praised for excellent results gainedin Ursula Gibart, and Irene Lundgrin.

the Job the next day. Some- the operations against Tokyo They're headed for Chicago, J. Frank Durham, instructor .
him wise, however, and he I
put and Iwo Jima during February and Annapolis and Anacostia. in the Aviation Ordnance Officer -
"read" the "kid-
to two
John Itiehbourg, .\ March of this year. School at NATTC is gettingthe
off the next day. One sailor who always has accessto
After the smoke of the Through the chain, Vice Adm. the WAVES building is Ralph word around to a good many

Independence Day War Bond Someone should play the fiddle M. A. Mitscher, USN, Commanderof Jordan who brings the magazinesand citizens in Jacksonville regarding-
had cleared away, the TEM: R. M. Wykoff while he burns. Task Force 58. said "The per- posters from Welfare. the deadly dangers in souvenirs

sion (AEM School Ship's seems that brother Wycoff; pur- formance of pilots during these op- Santa Claus came early to Bks picked up by Americans on fightIng .

pany) stood out head and a Studebaker automobile erations-In view of their Inexperience 51 and 54 this year, bringing with fronts
the nature of the targets, In talks which he has recently
ders above all the rest few weeks but has only him some beautiful overstuffed
ago, and the foul weather encounteredis made to members of civic organizations :
vales amounting to $9205.00.
furniture for the lounge, but
the thing a week or so. He now
considered to be of the highest school groups, and others,
Service led the parade he would do a few little the WAVES have a problem. Are
light to the last hour, order. Too much credit cannot be the the, instructor has emphasized the -
up such as grind the valves, boys coming to see them or to
the Naval Aviation Train- high degree of danger which still
before the Intense given to
way One thing brought on another partake of the luxuries of their
Organization and its methods. exists in those souvenirs which are
tion evinced by the AEM's ing
he had the whole car apart. lounge
incidentally, bought bonds he can't get it together again In quoting the excerpt: from Lost: One red headed WAC with sent home. There are no real "experts" -

barracks after working of the weather. Every Vice Admiral Mitwher's" report, Purple Heart and 50 mission med in the detection of explo.

the final day of the drive. he starts to work on it, the the Chief of Naval Operations als, last seen leaving OOD's office. sives in potential souvenirs, Lieutenant
final total for Ship's congratulated "all hands in the Any one with information Durham says. To prove
come. He can't get it to a leading
this he out that of 27
606.25. Training Organization on the excellent to her whereabouts
either-so it just sits and notify
tectors" in England, two
Lt Sauter, the The Chaplain should be able results being achieved by any of the boys; on the Police Force I still alive. only are

of the AEM School, spoke offer a bit of balm for the spirit, their ability and devotion to I immediately. He winds up the effective talk

highly of the men in his If it's solace ;you need, duty, as evidenced by the above -- with a brief demonstration show
These results reflect'
who participated, not only the man to see comment \
ing just how a "booby trap" works.
great credit on theentire Train-
great show of enthusiasm Half Hundred While opening
an innocent-appear
triumph over all other \' Mack Ralston forgot coffee ing Organization. Up ing cigar box, a percussion cap

the campaign, but also for the last time he had the duty "Well done" was added to the explodes, giving his audiences more

display of good judgment in phase 2 coffee mess. What could commendations, by the Chief of The PO's LadderWith than a passing thrill.

ing that means of investing have on his mind The boys; Naval Air Training whose letter Last week- Lieutenant Durham

future. a time of it for awhile re- was addressed to Rear Adm. FelixB. spoke to members of the ExchangeClub
the supply Ens. Stump, USN, Chief of Naval two new chiefs topping the of Jacksonville.
This week
Schools Air Technical Training, Chicago; list, a total of 51 advancements in I ,
Softball: The went along with Dave he addressed members of the Jack.
the Officers league, chick'n and Al Riggs on a fishing Rear Adm Ralph Davison, USN, rating were announced this week I sonville Junior Chamber of Commerce .
AEM Officers for the most but all they got was Chief of Naval Air Operational personnel. i Luncheon Club.
Training, Jacksonville, and other Quitting the "white top" ranks
are going great guns these wet. :Mr. Grover at least ----- -- .
chiefs in NATraCom. for that of CPO were John A.
Under the judicious a nibble, which is more than I
Lt. (jg) Dix, they have others got. He got a little crab "In so doing," he added, "we the Kristan IBM, petty officer in charge of Welcome Aboard!
a "smooth as silk" to the surface, but lost him must be reminded that a long department, who was advanced
that looks plenty formidable he could boat him. It made struggle still remains in the war to CSpI( ), and James F
Mullen of the Aviation
opposing players Week so mad he swore he would stay against Japan, and therefore, our who made CSKV.StorekeeperSchool
they soundly trounced the he caught something if it efforts must continue to the mak-
(! then unbeaten aggregation all night. The rain changed ing of not only good but the very Fourteen men added a third 'f

Administration and last mind. best combat Naval pilots, aircrew- stripe in moving up to AEMIC'j ::J

took the Student Officers ---- --- men, and Naval enfisted aviation They were: Jack D. -
ville R Cooper, Warren W. Curtis, '5' "
cleaners. Playing* ratings, that it is within our capa- I <
About William H Golden Carl E,
Big Ben Hagan, '
tans first baseman, Lt. J<: bilities to accomplish.
Chalmer :M, Harmon, Roland
Fire Control, the Schools from Ten \. ,,
Page ---- -- Jfi--- Johnston, Edward H. Mantz, CarlL.
romped home with a 3 to "I need-a holiday:" said the pret- Myer Mark C. Shaffstall, Allen I .'<. '\
Lt. Sauter the OinC of Of that night, AI declares, "I
ty cashier. "I'm not looking my M. Starks Leroy C. Wedding, Wil. '*
School took the first "sack" been out 30 months, but I "
best these days. liam R. Worrell and Donald R,
in the absence of Lt. scared that night. Scared "Nonsense," said the manager."It Worthington.Other A'

turned In an outstanding the way through. We were isn't nonesense; the sailorsare advancements Included:

ance. close to Japan for one thing beginning to count their Clifford F. Clark, Jr., and Wil.
The Cadets posed a the moon was so bright, we change before they leave." )ham J. Heitz, AFClc; Vincent P. .
threat in the seventh when !! see every ship In 58. J j
----- -- --- DeAndrea ARM2c; William L. De-
loaded the bases with no "The next 'morning, after I'd Al said. "Out of all the guys in Muth MM2c; James W. Savage, Two new WAVE officers have
Edsall knuckled
(Jg) down
a couple hours I got a shovel
my division, only four of us were AMMI3c; Lucille B. Lawrence, Til. come aboard to take over the
job though, and pitched all of us who'd held hoses the "
alive. lie L, :Meyer and
Margaret Pride- business( of "administering"- the
out of the box '
by retiring before
got shovels. We
The survivors cleaned the ship, more, SKD3c.
NAVES at Lieut. (jg) ,
in two three
order with
one, all the
less from all of his away debris the all the way to New York harbor. Virgil E. Beto, Ronald E De- Lucile Thompson, right, is to be .sq
support of left
I mates. Edsall planes gee, every- "That was the longest working Jew ski, Richard E. Durand, Ray administrative officer, and Lieut
we could., Then I heard
our party I was ever on," he averred. D. Hardin, Laverne
Kinsey, John (jg) ;Mary Louise Van Aernam,
usual brand
tight three of go off. We all ran for the And the one lone Jap plane ... Kritz, John L. Luckett, Grady I'I'I. left, is to be assistant. They

lowing their only scattered that was the only place who started all? With prideIn I... Petty, Gordon J. Reichartz, Ros. present' one. of those oddities In
eagerness to that wasn't hit, and we waited his voice, Almeida' said, "Com- coe K. Rummage, Robert G. Tin- irciimstancrH which don't happen

the the territory delfield, Lt.assigned(jg) to the Jap planes approached mander Parker, he was the commander ley, Kyle Wood, Robert L. YOh, very often except in the

of the fighter group, got Spero J, Zazas and James F. Xa,';)'. They went through Indoctrination
Lt. (Jg) Dix ran together know
I anything about tin him. lie went up right afterhim Bailey, Sic.Minnie together
were assigned -
chasing one between left ? he asked.
"They're okay. and him."
got B. Allen, Maxine F. Blck. to NATTC
ter. Also, Mr. Haney, in shot 'em all down" and we Almeida, who at 19 has 30 ford, Delphine D. Bridges, Mary I, Christi together came, Corpus here together
throw from to first, back to work.
months in the Pacific behind him Burke Theresa H.
Fike Betty J, All that, although Lieut
the in the head
runner more hours of the
wears the American
Theatre Asiatic Hartley Kathleen: M. Smyton and Thompson calls Dallas Texan
him out of the
game. He gruesome working party you Pacific ;three bronze stars), Mary M. Wilson, Sic (V-10), home and Is a University' of
it was an accident, however be assigned
to-recovering the and ;Philippine Liberation with one Bernice C. Fournier; HAle Texas graduate, and Lieut. Van
of their less fortunate crew star And for "gallantry in action (V-10) Frank
; Lynn, William
i I. at home In Buffalo !
You ought to hear Sterling ," he wears the coveted Bronze Pooser and William G. jC:::
iels reducing the phrase, "a I knew how lucky I was," Star Medal. HAle. Ponder N.mlra Y.,C'.nUP"--being' a N.graduate Vrl of EN J



Page Twelve ..ATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 19 July, 1945


MAD.filln I Early Entries. Among Promising Novice Pugilists Entries Received .

For Annual NATTC

111 1N175By Fight Tournament _

The stage rapidly is being s
Corp W. M. Johnson readied for NATTC's annual Cen- .
Staff Sergeant Peter A. Bellam, ter-vyide boxing tournament which
our NCO-in-C of Judo, passed out is to take place the middle of IlIIl
cigars{ by the box-full and smoke next month when would-be fight \.9 M
fogged' all over the place We era In every weight range will h '
pitted against each other,
offer our heartiest congratulationsto
Pete and his wife and hope that Approximately a score of entries -
already have been turned In,
their baBy boy to
new grows up
CSpA) W R. McLaren said this
be as "rugged" as his dad.
week, and many more are expected
In a conversation with Corp. V. since the fights will be so carded
C. Stowinsky, recently returned that novices will fight novices and"
from furlough, It seems he only those with only limited ring experience .i
wants a 30 day furlough per year will be tossed against .
(with eleven 30 day extensions), others with equally limited experi '
The "boys" kept the :M:.A.D. mas- ence. Prizes are to be awarded all
cot "Dumps" in good condition and those reaching the finals.
the raccoon is getting fatter by the The tournament will consume
week on the unlucky mice caughtin three nights in August, the preliminaries ,
the barracks. being scheduled for '.'

Stf. Sgt. Jesse C. Brown, "Our Monday and Wednesday nights, 13
galt-Viater-Cowboy" from Texas and 15 August, and the card of y
returned from furlough bearIng top-notchers in the finals will be ;"
a Texas hand-toolexl leather presented Friday night, 17 August. .
Hatch band for Stf. Sgt. George The potential boxers already are .,
M. Hollow)' and George is working out, and there's some one ,
porting It all over the office. on hand at the outdoor arena teach

Corp. Charles Burke is the "big day to give them instruc. I :
wheel" in the transportation department 1 tion in addition to that which they .
as the former NCO-in-C. get during their regular .phyaie l." "l .
Sgt. Frank Regina, left for his new training.hours. Itrpreparation for
the tournament, entries are pen- : .
station in the west.
mitted to utilize their PT hours
Bill Penniman Personnel ]
Classification has 41T'J during the week in the ring, except .\
when they have swimming classes
been covering a lot of territoryon I z,, LP i- scheduled.
his five-day furlough, down to % ,_ Some of the best boxers NATTC:
Miami Beach and up to Savannah has ever turned out are coaching
Da, and back.In the lads, offering them AJ.fxcep.otlonal ,
a farewell soft-ball game opportunity td""get some
last week. two departing members good training In addition to Chief
pitched a tight game as I McLaren the fist-throwers are be-
Corp. Herb Johnston opposed I II ing coached by CSpA( ) Al Sinl-

Floyd Longenbaugh on the I II gi baldi, Eddie Barnett, and Charlie 1 ti
mound with Herb's team winning 555 Dedman, each a crack fighter who
by a victory of GWe I A --t is In a position to pass along'manya l
didn't find out Herb was a pitcher Here are some of the men of NATTC who will enter the boxing ring next month and take part in helpful hint to the boxers.
soon enough.Stf. the annual Center-wide boxing tournament. Finalists in every class will receive valuable aTvards. All Those wanting to enter the tour.
Sgt. Clarence Reynolds, exAM I of the fighters shown above, except one, will be fighting for the first time when the events take place ney should fill out an application
Instructor, has departed for Top center Is CSPAV, R. McLaren, who Is one of those responsible for the tournament; tipper left, either at the arena through any i
Cherry Point, N C. (by way of L. A. Toussaint; right, J. B Sylvia; left center, JV.. Gerry who has two fights behind him; center, boxing Instructor or at the Physical .
,.. Joplin Missouri), for assignmentto J. D. Beaube; right center, D. vv. Pray; bottom, left to right, L. Malnar, II, .... Childers, 1'. Mrahlan, Training Department office.
duty in Naval Aviation Pilot and Billy Stokes. More are coming, 'tis said, (Layout by Bachettl.) -- --
training -- Texas recruit (Tin( phone booth):
Private First Class David E "Number, hell, I want my pea-
Miller, MAA of Bks. 59, likes to T's Take Earne'dRest Schools Step Up !Air Raiders Get nuts. ,

keep his barracks In good fchape. : ---- --o-

find Even him after hanging Inspections on to the you han-ran ; Turning To Softball LadderRain Little Chance To S

dle of the buffing machine, making -
the barracks shine like a new and wet grounds continuedto -
dollar. Control Of PestsJuly play havoc with play in the Play in BaseballBy 'I' .

Corp. Bill Stahley would like NATTC Softball League last week

some sunburn lotion as the week- 11, 1945 APP-Due to an and only two games were played the end of last week I INATTC's
end at the Beach sort changed his unexpected rainstorm that had -both of them in the Officers'League Baseball Air Raiders I

color from pink to red. Oh! been threatening for about ten were beginning to wonder if the
hours, and also to the fact that By a close victory over Student current baseball season is truly
there was no scheduled, the Officers with a of 3-2 the
game score real or just something conjured up t rii J
More Abouf Sculli/ r. Division Softball aggregationwas Schools team jumped into second by sports writers. ,

Continued from Page Ten resting easily tonight in their place in the league standing, over- Between difficul-
spacious quarters located deep in I coming both the Ordnance and transportation
machine over at the Barracks, ties and the continued of
the residential district on the cor- I Students teams. For the second
Is understandable but with five Jup Pluvius, the Air Raiders
ner of Yorktown and Allegheny I time in as many weeks, the pitch- -.. H
sisters at home In much stale-mated. Their
Berkeley, ,
streets. This suburban type dwell- ing-catching combination of Edsall
Michigan, )'ou'd think she'd be ing commands a complete view of and Phillips proved too effectivefor last game had been against the ,
used to It. Avon Park Air Field 6
a bus stop across the street, and their opponents, and the Stu- Army July
Sculli has no post-war plans in on a clear day you can almost see. dents took the count, with Lodge and if it hadn't been for a highly
final form; however, she is going I and Clark making their battery interesting Florida State Semi- .
The members of the team sharp- up tournament in 'i',1"e: % .
back Jacksonville
to Michigan. "After that pro
In the last inning, they '
ened their
batting the
eye on sev- .t'
I'm a blank, she supplied.In eral thousand mosquitoes that loaded the bases with no outs, but they might have forgotten just t,,-,
the meantime, she's makingUp have been were unable to put a tieing or how the game is played-in' com- I I
taking advantage of
a scrapbook of the PT Depart- I petition at least, for they had been 'I 1 understand b. draws down
open house for the past few weeks. winning run across
ment. continuing their workouts between quit. a bit of longevity1'milting !
These mosquitoes evidently go in The Administration increased lains
--- for golf as more tees have been IU lead in the league, stopping
SOFTBALL STANDINGS raised than at one of Lady Astor's Ordnance Officers 8-5 The Ad Monday of last week they ----
headed for Daytona.Beach and the -they'11 meet some .
afternoon socials.Znamirowski '
(Results to 9 July) men now have fh'eIn'f! to their
Naval Air Station there but between "
stiff competition when the highly
credit with loss. There _
/AEM outfielder for the one wasplenty
faulty bus engines and touted and, Ft.
Justifiably so-
team, awoke the other invisible braid! around the
W L wreckers they never made it. Pierce Amphibs come here for a
for the Administrationteam
with so bumps on his face battery
Bka. 16 5 1 many Wednesday they were to have game. The Air Raiders lost to-
that he had to a mustache to Cimlr. Jett pitching the
Bks 18 5 1Bks grow played Palatka here, but It rained. them on the lower East Coast
first half of the
find out where his nose was Pe- game, caughtby .
Bks.. IT 13 2 3 2 rine, another outfielder, and the !.t. Cindr. French, and Lieut. Next Wednesday-the rains per- earlier in the season, 3-0 1._..
4 only member of the team who has Andrews pitching the last half, ------- ..

Bks Bks 15 It 0 1 4Officers' 4 to step out of the bathtub before being caught: h.Lt.. ('mdr. Bulkhead ,
polling the plug, seems to be the III}'the.

only one immune to the plague It Bres and Hoivvitz made up the .... .
LeagueW is fortunate ,that these pests are battery for the losing Ordnance
L not of the large variety, although Officers Horwitz hit one into deep
Administration 5 1 several have stated that as one of left-center in the second inning,
Schools 3 3 them flew by, the spur marks driving in two runs ahead of him \
Students 2 4 made by the jockey who rode him as he went the round, but a half ;;
Ordnance 2 4 at Hialeah last season, were plainly dozen errors-four of them In the
visible second inning when Administrationscored

American Leaguew Thus the remarkable T'"s, four runs-made the going
L trained to a fine point, and with comparatively easy for the win- .; H'P1 Jj ,
' AEM. Operations 4 0 the springs in their gloves well '
ners.The t
Marines 1 0 oiled, look forward to their next standing of other league
AFC 2 1 game with a look that spells teams remained unchanged 4
"BLANK" ,- 4 ? : ,
Av'n. Ordnance 1 3 to the team unfortu- 7.
Training Division 1 3 nate enough to have to meet them. The old lady welcomed the two
! Adv Ordnance 1 .VADepartment-- --
3 soldiers who were to be billetedat
her house and showed them to \

National League Enjoys their rowp. With many grunts thesoldiers

j W L Picnic At NATTCMembers began, to lay down their
\: Basic. Elec. 5 0 heavy packs, tin, helmets, respirators ;
Turret 3 3 of the NATTC FirstLieutenant's kletbags. rifles, etc. '
Cook & Bakers 3 3 Department gatheredlast After watching thtm for a mo- *,
Police 2 2 Friday at the picnic grounds ment the old lady said gently S5
Phase X 2 3 adjacent to the Housing Area and I "Boys, are you sure you came ( I
PT & Welfare 1 4 participated in a periodic outing I by all those things honestly?"'
and foodfest

School Group singing provided the priri- Sailor's Creed:' What J want to
Leaguew cipal avenue of entertainment during get most out of the Navy is me
the evening, although the s4ng- "
BJe.,. 53 3 0 sters were competing for attention number of those in the department, j
Bka.,6 3 1 with a cook furnished by the Com- together with their guests, turned
Bks 90 2 2 missray Department who vyM dish out for the'affair, including Comdr. rk

Bki. 2 2 3 ing up delicious hamburgers with Walter L.,Sharit, First Lieutenant, ..e..4sz... aai+rlC i s0 :5
Bits. 5 2:1: the usual picnic delicacies and Lieut, James' 1\(. Steel- as- w
)J' Bks 61 1 site cloudy skies 'Urg// ..btant..ff P-s-s-s-t, mate, don't look now, but ycr bein followed"

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