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: August 2, 1945
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
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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).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Holding Location: University of Florida
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VOL. 3, No. 21 2 August, 1945 r

Headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training Command .. ,



:. \ Forrestal Asks [Squadron VF-S Dissolved 1

30,000 ,
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"Most-Bombed" NAOTC Instructor School

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Stay In Navy .. Takes Over Hangar No. 113

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Fighting squadron VF-5, which has been in operation
SecNav Outlines : ;'2 ;; ", : t. ; ry. here since 18 November, 1943, was dissolved Tuesday morn- II

Advantages Of ::1 : ing and its facilities taken over by the NAOTC Fighter In-

structors' School, formerly located in Building 450.
.., ... : ., : The expanded Instructors' School .
Post-War NavyAbout which formerly has

".; : :: included only a groundtrainingcourse, will remain under.
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30,000 more USN officers ::. ,. : Comdr. T. H. Winters as offi- -

will be needed by the ,'.f,'",',.' cer-in-charge. He also servesas i

Navy after the war in addition VF-type training officer on Pioneer Flier

to those it already has, Secre- the NAOTC staff. Executive

.. tary of the Navy James For- officer of the school is Lt.

\ restal declared this week in a I Comdr. C. A. Pound. Decorated Here t

letter addressed to U. S. Naval Instructor personnel of the

school will be obtained from the t
dissolved VF-5: from portions of ,
In calling attention to the re- Last Saturday
squadron and from the old
serve officers of their opportunityto
ground Instructors' School. Stu-
transfer to the regular Navy
dents will be returned combat vet r
Secretary Forrestal pointed out
that while he would like to explainthe erans assigned to NAOTC for servo Nichols Is Top

full details, they depend ice as flight instructors at fighter- Award Winner
training stations.
upon future legislation. .
"Congress has recessed until au- Those few VF-5 student pilots, "
tumn, making enactment of the including a group of British Naval I With 5 Medals

necessary new laws before that I aviators, who had not yet com- I
time impossible the Secretary pleted their operational training, Capt. A. R Brady, commanding
stated will be absorbed by nearby NAOTC officer, last Saturday morning pre
I IAdvanta1't'8 bases, including principally NAAS sented 13 decorations to eight enlisted

I _-... _........ n 1 t.._ Green Cove Springs.The combat veterans and one officer -
the advantages expected
Pointing out Lt. Charles Bolka, a Navy"oldtimer"
to be offered those officers The USS Intrepid under fire. inclusion of flightinstruction -
who chief
as a petty
service, --- indoctrination in the curricu- I
who transfer to the regular officer
he revealed that they will be placedon "Most lum of the NAOTC Instructors' in the fitting 10'years out and ago,testing participated of the ,
USS Intrepid Is School will make it for
an equal footing with USN officers possible returned first PBY Catalina airplane. '
of about the same age and combat veterans to be I
Top award winner of the day
same length of service. Other ad- brought up to date in all the latest :
Hit was Melvin Nichols, AMM2c, who
vantages listed were "A profes- Frequently Carrier"I I instruction techniques air as wellas was presented the Army Air Medal
sional naval education which will ground, and will I contribute with two Oak Leaf Clustersand

be the best in the world," and "An Termed "the most frequently hit ward uniformity of teaching to-I a Navy Gold Star in lieu of a

equal opportunity in promotionsand aircraft carrier in the U. S. Navy," and later to Hunter's Point for re- ods throughout the NAOTC. second, third and fourth Aid Medal
assignments. the USS Intrepid, named for the pairs. cials said I !. Nichols, a native of Minneapolis -
"iliese the objectives which Decatur Jr. Off Luzon --- ------
are ketch which Stephen saw combat duty with "BlackCat"
have set ourselves, and I for Harbor 16 Returning to the Pacific war,
we sailed into Tripoli on Squadron VPB-33 in the
one am determined that the de- February 1801 to send the cap- the Intrepid operated with Fast The Station Scene Southwest Pacific as an aircrew-
tailed when it is completed, to the bot. Carrier Task Forces :58: and 3$. Off
plan, tured USS Philadelphia man. He won his Navy Gold Star
hall embody them," he said. tom, is back in action after her Luzon on 29 October 1944, while Ware officer resorting to elaborate for participating in the sinking of

"The Navy wants young officers third trip to Hunter's Point, Cal- under the command of Captain Jo- gestures and ingenious an enemy freighter. He also received -
seph F. Bolger, she was hit by noises in futile effort to coax a
particularly young line offi- ifornia, for repairs in little more a Presidential Unit Cita-
one of the first successful Jap in her direction
cers with experience at sea For- than a year.Already bashful squirrel tion ribbon for service with
tunately, the younger an officer is, the gallant flat-top has Kamikaze attacks when a Judy near Junior BOQ.Unnautical 33.

the more the Navy has to offer accounted for 80 enemy ships, including plummeted into her flight desk, Two men, Emmett M. Bush
him in terms of comparable pay, an aircraft carriei. Her slithered into a gun gallery, killed dryland sailor al- ,

promotion, and, eventually, retirement planes helped sink the Jap super- 10 gunners, and started a fire most falling off Admiral's dock
which was quickly brought under while to catch bowline
beenfits. battleship the Yamato. To her trying \
Transfers credit, also, are 650 enemy aircraft I control. The carrier fixed her own from returning boat at conclusion
battle damage after that one. cruise last Saturday i
of hospital ( -
"Transfers will be subject to
the I It was during the pre-invasion
Her first battle damage night. E
standards of age, past performance ...
Navy revealed this week, was off strikes that the Intrepid was hit 0 w '
physical fitness, rank etc. I !
bastion at Tiuk again while operating off Luzon. obsolete J
These standards will be announcedin the powerful Jap That sign at the corner -
just 140 years to the day of De- On 25 November, a Jap Zeke of Yorktown and Allegheny
ALL HANDS as they become
catur's historic action. Hit by rocketed into her flight deck, its streets which command* motorists I
an aerial torpedo, explosions dam- bomb exploding in a pilots' ready to "turn right from 1630 to
"But the most important quali- aged the ship's steering mechan- room. Thirty-two men in an ad- 1130," when that isn't what it !
fication of all is the will to serve. ism and hopelessly Jammed her Joining compartment were killed, means at all now that A&R

Peace without power is an empty rudder. To top it off, her decks and flames covered the hangar working hours have been
dream. The United States Navy were bathed in flames. Rear Ad- desk destroying aircraft and fuel, changed.

will be one of the great elementsof miral (then captain) Thomas L. and wounding scores of the ship's -- -.... --
the power which insures the Sprague used the engines to steer crew. Minutes later as the first t '1ixa

peace of the world-and the free- the stricken ship, had< a sail riggedon fires were being fought, another Waves Address
dom of our own nation. The offi- the fo'c'sle, spotted the planes suicide plane penetrated the anti
cers and men who volunteer to forward to trap the wind, and aircraft screen crashed into the r(

serve in the Navy after the war, placed all possible cargo weight aft flight deck, killing and wounding Civic ClubsAs
t therefore, have a high mission to to put the stern low in the water. additional personnel and starting
which any American can dedicate She made her way to Pearl Harbor Continued on Page Two
part of the observance of the II< di "M'' III' '!'"" .to
..'I.l-: his life with honor and satisfac- ------ ------
third anniversary of the Women'sReserve Lt. Bolka
tion," Mr. Forrestal concluded.
NAS Radio Section Airs five WAVES stationedIn Navy Air Medals for anti-ship
The letter is circulated
being Jacksonville were invited to ping strikes in the Southwest Pa-
throughout the Navy via the medium speak before various civic clubs
cific area, and Steven Sikora,
of the ALL HANDS monthly Eight Broadcasts Weekly this week ARMlc, won the Presidential CI-

bulletin. On :Monday, Pharmacist's Mate tation for service with VPB-33.
*----- Eleanor Stevens of the Mainside Lt. Bolka, a native of Cleveland -

Many Jacksonville radio fans .- _.--- Dispensary described a typical
Four NAS Ohio, who Joined the Navy
People have been regular listeners for Hope. "run" in the low pressure cham- when he was only 16 years old, received

over two years to local broadcasts At present the offerings include ber to the members of the Rotary I a Commendation Ribbonfor

On Radio featuring NAS news and person- three weekly newscasts "Navy Club. On Tuesday, Peggy Dowell, service as field maintenance
TodayThree alities, but few have had the op- News," on WJAX (1750-1800):: ); PR2c told the Jr. Chamber of ACMM, and Edward Jaskulka,
of learning the story be- Commerce about the work of the
portunity "Home Folks At War," WMBR AMMlc, received both Gold Stars
Florida Waves and the hind the microphone- story of WAVES In the parachute loft. On
(1100-1115):: ) Thursdays; "Trained i and Presidential Unit Citations
Civilian of the Week" will be fea- writing, interviewing, rehearsingand Wednesday, Peg McQuarrie, Sp
For Victory, WJAX ((1815-1830):: ) for aircrew duty in the Southwest
tured on "Home Folks at War" production that goes with I Thursdays; "Navy Highlights," (Rlc) of the city recruiting of- Pacific. They, too, were member
i over WMBR this morning 1100- Jaxons to date on fice, to
keeping up spoke Exchange Club.
WJHP ((1915 1930)) Thursdays; of VPB-33. Bush's Gold Star wasin
1115.Waves "what gives" with the U. S. Navy.The Pianist Bill Nalle, SpW)2c( ) of Sara "Sammy" Davis AMM2c, lieu of a fourth Air Medal, and
are Sally Hayes, SK3c, of "behind the mike" organization -I USNAAS Green Cove Springs, described the duties of a mech to .Jaskulk 's in lieu of a third.
Tampa; Marie Moeller, Y3c of St that is keeping up the station's WMBR ((1545-1600)) Mondays; and the Optimist Club on Thursday, Gold Star.

I Augustine; and Willie Harris SKV Crosley rating is the Officeof Vocalist Bobby Doyle Sic of NAS and Friday noon Sylvia Feldman, Rupert Bevis. Jr., AMMlc, received -
2c of Lakeland. This is one of the Public Information Radio Sec- FlMlc, will describe radio opera- ,
Jax, WJAX ((1815-1830)). a Gold Star in lieu of a second
\ features of WAVES anniversary tion, which is currently preparing tions to the members of the Civi- Air Medal for antl-ahip
week. anA- sending out eight shows per "Home Folks At War" highlights tan Club.Waves .
strikes with "Black Cat" squadron <
the front Navy angle
1 week over the Jacksonville airwaves hone ----- ---
e The "Civilian of the Week, Jack and features a civilian Navy em- VPB-31 Ora Miller, AMM2c,

Jensen, is Chief Quarterman and Since its establishment on 1 ployee and a combat veteran from I To Be Honored On received the Navy Air Medal for
( Senior Supervisor of the Metal I in the destruction of
April 1943, the radio section has Jacksonville or other Florida city. I "Navy Hour" Saturday participating :
Division in A & R. I five in the Southwest Ia-
Capt. Anthony R Brady, station ships
turned out 972 broadcastssome The WAVES will be honored on
,I "Home Folks at War" is a weekly regularly scheduled, and some special -i commanding officer a native of 'the "Navy Hour" over the NBC ific area, and the Presidential
program presented by WMBRin ones--ranging from straight Fernandina, Comdr. John Baby 'network Saturday night i August Unit Citation for service with
co-operation with the Naval Air I local newscasts to coast-to-coast station executive officer, who calls .from 2030-2100 VPB-33.
Station i Penaacola his home and Chief Two former VP-11 aircrewinon,
hook-ups, like the awarding the WJAX will carry the program
-: "=iiI first aircrewmen's wings on 14 Clerk Theodore "Pappy" Fritch, locally, This will climax a weekof .James Pittman CUM, and Edward -
The has enlisted WAVE Jr of Pensacola made Pinsdort, AMM le, won
I, Navy an March 1944 to a large graduating appearances WAVE activities' in Jacksonville -
quota of 2,000 monthly 'hat! of aerial gunner/ and Bob ('..", tllauM on Tag Two Continual on h6! Throe



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Page Two AIR NEWS 2 August, 1945

Public Information Office Radio Section Is The"PowerBehindTheMike" I

Of NAS Jax Broadcasts.

Continued From rage Oneon

the program recently, Civilian Use of Waves'

Navy Highlights"; Is a sum- Ship's Service Is Cut

mary of the week's exploits of the Because of crowded condition.,,
emphasis -
U. S. Navy--with special
the accomplishments of it is necessary to regulate
naval aviation and events of the of the WAVES Ship's Servicein
Lt, Jarbeau, the
building: 720,
week at NAS Jacksonville.
past WAVES Ship! Service Officer, has .
"Trained For Victory" generally announced.
brings to the mike a decorated
6 August,
combat veteran to tell of his experiences Beginning
naval dependents are requested to
to explainhis
a blue jacket
and shop at the store between
unusual rate and duties,
U.S. NAVAL HOSPITAL each week delves Into the origin of hours of WAVES 1000-1100 and contftiue 1300-1600 to

) some naval tradition.The only may
the entire
the store during
By K.NS. ELEANOR BAWD radio section which is doing business use day.

(NC) USNR such a bang-up Job was originallyset -
---- ,
THE THIRD AXMMRSAR' up by Lt. Paul Glenn who came
of the founding of the Women' here from Washington for that express Sarah Davis Is Guest On
Reserve was celebrated at the purpose. When he left on 1

Wave's Quarters, Sunday 29 July, April 1943, Lt. Comdr Randall W "Navy Highlights" Today

Open house was held from 1930 to Weeks, then lieutenant, public information Sarah Ann Davis, AMM2c, of
2200 for all personnel officer for NATTC, took the A d R Assembly Division, will
The spacious foyer was beautifully over and carried the job single be guest on "Navy Highlights"over
decorated and music by i iy a handed until the arrival of the WJHP tonight at 1915.

string ensemble lent an appropriate present head of the section. Lt Her appearance will be in connection

y atmosphere for the grand ---- -- Mark Bartlett, on 20 April 1943. with the Third Anniversary
celebration A four tier cake, Since that time, the radio activities of the WAVES.
decorated with the blue anchor of NAS, NATTC, U S. Naval _
and lighted by three candles occu Hospital, and nearby auxiliary plied i to a: question put to him by
pKd a place of prominence unde fields have been co-ordinated under this writer. "Not only became! of
the pennant, 'Wave's Birthday'' the NAS radio section. Hope's popularity as an outstanding

end in the center of the E'laborately!; Lt Comdr. Weeks radio personality, but becauseit ..
decorated table The long table C Lt Comdr Weeks has maintained was the most ambitious show
was decorated with glowing tabers, 5 ,* an active interest in his we've ever put on down here."

floral arrangements and was gen, "baby," supports and cooperatesin However, he stated that he enjojed -
t'Tously.IllUppliE'd with dainty sand many ventures, and acts as the most helping with "This Nation ..
wiches and bowls .of Iparklingr "
newscaster on the thrice-weekly At War
unch "Navy News" programs as well as Personnel shortages have forced
Capt. J, J, OMalley fMOUSN, emcee on 'Trained For Victory. the curtailment of much NAS radio
our Commanding Officer was present He is a former Boston band leader. activity. Until he shipped out
to congratulate the Women'; x Lt. Bartlett, former production not so long ago, Bradford Crandall -
Reserve for their work these past manager for radio station WSBin ARM2C, was an importantcog
three years and to extend best Atlanta, produces all the pro- in NAS programs. Crandall,
wishes for their continued success, ,, grams, serves as master of ceremonies a versatile radioman, used to announce .
The birthday cake was cut bj' on "Home Folks At War," act, and produce at station
Capt. Robert J Vaughn (MO and announces "Navy Highlights \\ DAF in Kansas City. Corp.

USN, our Executive Officer, whc Those whose radio dials were not Herb Johnson, former west roast
also feted congratulations to the .. always set at jitterbug music pro- radio announcer, also did a good
Women's Reserv..The open house grams may remember some other deal of radio work for the section

was a complete success, displacing ; ilso, i ia iy outstanding radio shows put on by before he left NATTC. Corp. Lar-
agaIn the fine spirit of the women
the radio section in the past ry Scarborough, former Jacksonville
of the Hospital Corps, : "Navy Wings," a 30-minute pro- radio announcer, and Ben

Henry Cornelly's String-Ensemble ;: xe gram, was on WJAX for about a Holmes, former Cincinnati announcer -
played for the dance which fol. ; year and a halt The NATTC band both of whom used to be
lowed the open house. The dance,, I provided the music, and thumbnail attached to NATTC, helped relieve
like the open house, was a total interviews with combat veterans the load, too ,

success $ t:" ,I were the highlight of the show Khhbourp
Gladys Luntz, C PhM and Thel- \ ,,,,:,.I "Wings Over America," was an- "All I have left now is John
ma Carpenter PhMlc, cochairmerin other half-hour program which ran Richtxrtirg, AEM3c of NATTC,"
r charge of the party wish to extend 'fn'I -C for a year over WJHP. I said Lt Bartlett He used to be

their thanks to all the Waves It featured local Navy news and an announcer in Memphis: Tenn.,
who served on various committees,, an interview with a combat vet and has acted in a number of day-
to Mrs Edith Waas and Mrs Rose I .11
"Ask Your Navy" was a 30minutequiz I time radio serials You can hear
Baldwin of the Arts and Skills him
tw ) [ show along the lines of In- almost every week on
of the Jacksonville Chapterof
Corps Trained
formation Please" A panel of For Victory"All
the American Red Cross for the
this backs the "cellon'splea
I l four enlisted men and WAVES answered up
floral arrangements and to all for
ex-announcers to help out
had not
: questions they
') pre-
others on the station who assistedIn .1
part time, if there are available
I viously seen which had been sub- any -
making the Birthday Party a I
on the station. Those who
mitted by listeners It ran for 26
sue Bess."DROP have had
experience in this
weeks overVJHP.. The Naval
THE HOOK"! That's and who
would like to keep in
Air Station Choir was aired fora
the title the Navy has given its on a half-hour shape, need only to call on Lt
first official Variety Show, withan year program Bartlett
.. at the Office of Public
Z weekly over WPDQ.
all-star Bluejacket cast of Information He'll be more than
former professional entertainerswho Blue Network glad to talk it over with any of
are familiar names on stage "This Nation At War," a Blue you.
and radio. Billy Ambrose, who XAS JACKSONVILLE Office of Public Information's radio Network show, originated in part "And be sure to express our
acts as Master of Ceremonies, hasa Section brings to Jax radio listeners the latest news events of from Jacksonville in one of its series predation to the local radio eta-an-

:! long career as a dancer which interest at the Naval Air Station, the up-to-the-minute accomplishments of broadcasts, and Lt, Bartlett ions for their fine co-operation

includes appearances in every Con- of the United States Navy, and musical programs assisted the network men in putting and assistance," the genial officer
which feature talented bluejackets assigned here. In the top
tinental capital and the biggest it over. emphasized. "They"ve out of
presentation houses in the States, photo, Lt. Mark Bartlett, head of the radio section, in WJAX's their gone
'To me, the most memorable way help us and to make
WhIttemore and Lowe, the famed control room, directs an interview with a returned combat available their
broadcast eminating from NAS facilities and time.
two-piano team, lead the show. veteran. Middle left-Bobby Doyle, Sic, of the NAS Welfare Department I want
Jax was the awardingthe everyone to know that
Their appearances with the Boston, sings a lilting melody into the mike on his regular week ceremony we're
aircrew wings at the bandshellon grateful for bit of aIdwe
Rochester, Cleveland and Wash- ly broadcast Middle right-Bill Nails, SpW)2c( ) of USNAAS Green receive every
14 March 1944 Lt. Bartlett
ington symphony orchestras must Cove Springs, is busy at the keyboard on a recent broadcast in his re-I

not alarm you, for they combine regular weekly series Lower---Lt, Cmdr. Randall W. Weeks, left, Five Medals
excellent musicianship, good taste and Lt, Mark Bartlett, right, are snapped in action as newscasters.
and a splash of Barnum and

Bailey showmanship. Anzalone, USS Is "Most
an accordionist, whose career includes Intrepid
terms with Whitt'man's or- .

cnestra, Ben Bernie and others,
(lecige OLeary who was featured Frequently Hit Carrier"Continued ; $ ; -e

in "Sons O'Fun" and a talented "ITF

trio from Fred Waring's Penns'I"Iu From Page One _h__
.!ans will all be here I I tinued
fresh fires. uninterrupted.
"Drop The Hook" brings a lived to her But on 16 April, while her air- .
But the Intrepid up
sparkling array of instrumentalists
singers, dancers and come- I name. As men fought the flames men were carrying the war to Japans '
dians wrapped up in a fast-moving, and died, others battled heroically home islands again, one of sj
laugh-packed presentation. "Drop I in the choking fire and smoke to five enemy suicide planes broke I !!

Tire Hook" will be presented at the extinguish the gasoline-fed inferno through the screen of American :, : IJ IJi
fire and crashed into the flight :
U. S Naval Hospital, August 2, 3, and save the ship. In 13 minutesthe t
a-d4. flight deck fire was brought deck The Jap pilot, parts of his :
AWARDS WERE PRESENTED under control. Two hours and 38 plane, and the bomb tore throughthe j;

to three hospital patients by Capt, minutes later the blazes on the hangar deck. The explosion
which followed killed nine men
26 deck out. Two
John J. O'Malley on Thursday, hangar were put
July. The Gold Star, in lieu of gaping holes in the flight deck and wounded 21. The plane's im-
second Purple Heart Medal was made landing operations impossible pact on crashing was so great that
presented Pfc. Albeit J. Lord, but the Intrepid sister ships the exact imprint of its wings was
USMCR who received wounds as took on the carrier's airborne smashed into the flight deck.

a result of enemy action on Iwo planes; and again the damaged Resultant fires destroyed more
Jima 22 February, 1945. The Purple ship headed for Hunter's Point. than three dozen of the carrier's
Heart Medal was presentedCpl. Action AgainIn I warplanes, but fortunately they
John F. Muralt USMCR, who action again on 19 March had not been fueled or loaded with SE
was also injured on Iwo Jima 2 1945, while Task Force 58 fought j bombs, and there were no further i '
:March, 1945, and Cpl. RobertA. off enemy air attacks that were explosions. All the while the fires -k'--

Goddard, USMC who was : intended to sink the burning USS raged, the carrier stayed with .
injured as a result of enemy action Franklin, a Kamikaze plane the task force, fighting off other
on Guam 21 July 1944. t splashed into the sea close by, its attacking planes, maneuveringwith y
DETACIIKD from the Medical burning fragments showering the the formation, and continuing I

Staff this past week were: Lt. I Intrepid's flight deck and starting flight operations She successfully I \ ;
George E. Penny (MC) USNR who a fire It was put out in nine took aboard all her own

has been assigned ,for several minutes, and flight operations con- aircraft, but the extent of her I

months in our EENT Department; structural damage made it necessary Point- MELVIN E. NICHOLS, AMM!:!c; is shown above being decorated
!..t. (jg) S. M. Kaplan (MC) Moorman's present assignment was to return to Hunter's by Capt. A. R. Brady during coeds,1-award ceremonies last Saturday
USNR Lt. (Jg) J. P. Smith (MC) in Dependent's Unit. He was hon- for the third time. During both
; morning. Nichols was! the top av(rard-winner of the day, receivingk
the Intrepid

USNR Lt. (Jg) M. N. LaVacca ored by a Farewell Party, Wednesday these last engagements,
Army 'Air Medal with two Oa Leal Clusters and A Gold Star
command of an
I lIMC( ) USNR and Lt. (Jg) R. II, 25 July, given by the personnel was under the and also the Presidential Unit Cit a tion.JAX .'
1 Doorman .(MC). USNR. Dr of ,that Unit. Captain Giles E. Short.

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2 August 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Three

I II Waves Celebrate Third Birthday itlllr

Pioneer FlierDecorated -,rYYY i 4 _, ;

Here 111E

Last Saturday r t;

Continued From Page One z'i

f officer of a Naval Air Station in SMALL MEMORIES of the big
week end:
the Aleutians from July, 1943 to Wave officers perched all up t

March, 1945. and down the aft ladder of WOQin 1

The Cleveland officer's Naval the dark Saturday night, enjoying
the music from the "under- r
record reads like a log of some of
the-stars" dance on the athletic
the most colorful and significant mat the breath-taking gyrations [ 13
in aviation, One of, -. _
achievements of the more avid jitterbugs )

Y his first exploits took place in influence of happy hour, no xi
1933 when he was Chief Bolka doubt it takes a 4.0 physiqueand i
in stamina to keep up that pace! '
and serving as flight engineer
the plane of Lt. Comdr Knefler the sweet swing of the Com i a
McGinnis skipper of squadron mandant's Band under the cheerful
of Chief Bennett the
VP-10 direction
VP10. In those days 1.
was equipped with P2Y-1', a ses- zing and pep in the microphone I #
qul-plane (largo top wing, small I leadership of visiting artist John 1 '
'' Dolce and the steady ripple of gig
under wing) that was the forerunner
of the famed PBY Cata- gles at the antics he persuaded '
Una embarrassed sailors to perform .
Historic Flight.It the Marine SP's, having nothingto j
do, trying to maintain that
was in May, 1933, that VP- super Marine dignity while feet f
I 10 began to make history with a! tapped and lubs swung from wrist
mass flight of six planes from j I with "the swingy rhythm of the

r..... Norfolk to Ct>c. Solo They fol. band the endless rows of extra
luwed it up( with a one-stop hopat broad grins as all hands swung
( Acapulco, Mex.) in October! into a complicated Grand March
from Panama to San Diego, and a I to the pulsing beat of "AnchorsAweigh" .1

widely-hailed 2.400 mile flight | the clusters of sailor
from San Francisco to Honoluluin I i hats fastened to the wire fencing,
January, 1934, This latter hop looking like drooping blooms of

broke the world's distance record' some strange vine the diehards f ,
for a mass flight and lowered the undeterred by a small
speed record between U. S. and I shower and waiting hopefully for
Hawaii to 24 hours 38 minutes. In \
the pianist to begin again so the
all these flights Bolka served as I dance would last a little longer .
flight engineer in the lead plane. i the peculiar un-mihtary effect of .

After a short tour of duty at i the colored lights strung entirely
Midway, Bolka was back in the I around the dance "floor" the
U. S by mid-1935 and assigned to coke boys ruefully rubbing hands
the crew of the XP3Y-1, later I made achy by steady dipping Into '
redesignated the XPBY, the 1 I I the ice boxes ah yes quite a \
"grand-daddy" of the modern I i,I party and fun!
Catalina, which is still virtually!!k 1IEUI TELL THAT when the
the tame plane with only a very i i officers went down to the pier togo
few modifications I I I aboard for their Sunday boat
Back, in '35 the Navy had a''. ride, there were exclamations and
cloak of secrecy veiling the Catalina I comment and some wonder because i
from public view, and the they had special permission
press took great delight in calling 1 to go in sports clothes and It's astonishing
it the "Mystery Plane" The "Mys how different people asp
look when you're used to seeing o }<
tery Plane" piqued the curiosity\ -
of the world when one evening in!i them always in uniform highlight FROM: SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY all the WAVES all over the station paused to celebrate
October, 1935, it took off from' of the cruise came when a i their third anniversary. In the photo top left, Captain Robert Vaughn I MC) USN, cuts the cake for J Y Yp
Norfolk, Va., and flew nonstop tot I crash boat swished up alongside p the Hospital WAVES as Ensign Ann List, (HC) USNR, stands by. That big grin directly behind the
Coco Solo, seting a new record bearing a couple of jgs who had cake belongs to Chief Pharmacist's Mate Gladys Luntz.
for the trip of It hours 28 min II) the duty and who had gotten left Top right, Lt. Guenther the "Exec" Commander John Raby USN, and Captain Malcolm Cloukey,
made the shift from crash
utes. Besides Bolka, the crew included they I USN, grin appreciatively at Captain A. R Brady's skill with the sabre as he attacks one of the six
Lt. Comdr McGinnis. Lt I boat to small ferry without mish huge All-Wave picnic cakes

J. K. Averill, Aviation Pilot T. P.j THAT MON D.1Y Center left, a couple of jitterbugs gyrate at t he big outdoor Ship's Company dance. Center right,
Wilkinson and Chief Radiomen EVENING the WAVE officers welcome guests of honor aboard for the birthday ciuise, Lt. Comdr. Jean Palmer, ,
E. J. Dionne and E. V. Sizer. j PICTn'IC was something, too left and Lt Comdr. Edith Stallings.
With only a few days stopover, fellow who had more fun than The chicken was mighty fine and there was pie nty of it-witness the happy chomping of a group
In Panama, the XP3Y-1 revved up' anybody was the Skipper himself, of enlisted girls really stowing it away at the picnic Lower right photo shows Skip Moore slidingin
her engines and took of for San'' Capt. Brady! He kidded all hands home to score a run in the Softball game vs. A tlanta. y
and got kidded right back again, .
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Francisco, breaking two more 1-
world records the the with a respectful "sir" tacked on'' |potted troops ashore; it is exclusive '1
long-distance non-stop on flight way;(then the end of each crack cut one 'Navy Lands Troops of the ammunition expended Star Air Units
of the 6 enormous cakes with theExec's
and aircraft of the Fast
held the Italian Mario by ships i
by Stop ;
sword, and almost droppedthe Return To States
I Carrier Task Force which made
and 'brokenline"
pint\) the long-distance
whole thing when he couldn'tresist ,
strategic in support of the
record. The "broken.lIne'which On 150 Beachheads sweeps
the actual distance the rhythm of the singingand operation; and it does not Include | Two stellar air units of the famous
began to cut in time with it I ammunition by ground Task Force 58 Air
expended Groups
flown, was 3,143 miles the long I I
; I insisted on giving the first The U. S, Navy has put troops shore-based and Ma- I
distance mark which the troops Army 17 and 82, have returned to the
means I wedge to an unknown small Wave ashore more than 150: times in the Air
rine aircraft, or the two Fleet
shortest airline distance betweenthe because she was first' to applaudthe Pacific starting with the assault i States for leave and reassignmentafter
I whlch search and
I Wings began patrol
take-off and l landing points cutting skill the Exec on Japanese positions in the Southern operations, almost as quicklyas months of heavy action in
was 3,231 miles. really fixed up Skip Moore softball I Solomon Islands in August, I the troops moved in. the Pacific.
Pausing One. I pitcher cut her a piece I 1942 -.an average of more than one I
Ten Times .Air Group 17 shot 284 Jap planes
Normandy hlps
In 1938 Bolka added another accomplishment about 4x8 and presented it per- I landing a week But these land- I
to his already-im-t sonally, admonishing her to eat it Ings may shrink in contrast to As the front lines draw closer out of the air and sank or dam
pressive list of pioneering feats jl all so she'd have more strength to I those which may be made before and closer to Japan more and aged 240,710 tons of warships and
when he participated in the pitch better ball in the next game! Japan finally surrenders. I more shipping will be required. 160,010 tons of merchant shipping !

est and longest" mass flight so, the genuine amusement and I Some of the landings have been The entire Marianas campaign required during four months of combat in
tar attempted. This consisted of attention to the various barracks against little or no opposition while 775 ships, The build-up for
the flight of 44 PBY of PatrolaWing entertainment offering, especially others have been made in the face the Okinawa campaign and the the waters around Japan. The
One, commanded by Capt. the cowboy yodelers altho that 585 I of fierce resistance. They all had I supply of combat troops ashore required I group began its second tour of
iarc Mltscher from San Diego to trio sounded might good on "Sentimental one thing In common-the hurdling more than ten times the I duty in the Pacific by participating
Journey" and the of tremendous distances The land. shipping from the mainland thanI .
loco,; Solo non-stop, then on aroundto in the initial carrier strike -
Puerto Rico, Norfolk and New boogie woogie piano player had Ings nearest the West Coast were I was required to supply a similar I 16
against Tokyo on February.
port, R. I. the whole place locking the at Kiska in the Aleutians, and 'number of combat troops on the Y
small 713 ,soloist, clad in shorts, Kwajalein in the Marshalls, both I Normandy beachhead. Procurement I Air Group 82, which Included .h
Bolka earned his commission in .
dark glasses baseball cap (and I approximately 4.500 miles from | shipping and stockpiling for I two Marine' Corsair fighter squadrons '
1941, first warrant, then
as a as
shirt, 'nacherally) whose deep San Francisco'!"!. Okinawa began over two years I sank or probably sank a
and then few I
an ensign a months
torch songs won her first Forces ashore the ago. For some of the Items to
(' prize put by Navy total of 66.154 tons of ship..
later, he was spot-promoted to full enemy
and the kinda-lonesome build a major staging base there,
kinda sad included not only United States
I Its airmen also knocked
lieutenant. From December, 1942, ping. _
but ) i the contract had to be placed more
pleased expressions on the Marines and Army but
troops, down 167 wrecked 219
planes, on
until just recently he has been in 1
faces of than two( prior to the start
the listeners as she sang units of the Australian and New years the and another
the Aleutians as a field maintenance the of the Invasion, I ground
heaps and heaps of fried Zealand armies as well 256 In addition to the shipping
\ and air operations officer chicken and ice cream the Astronomical logistics Involved'
He observer's No General Rule I I sunk, the air group damaged 118
.1' wears wings over-all cutting loose, relaxing, being The Navy has no rule of thumb in the Pacific war to date have I vessels, totaling 220,374 tons and
Lt. Bolka, who is now on duty at spontaneously merry Indeed covering its requirements for an enabled American forces to gain I II I including two battleships, three
the NAS A&R Shop has renewed indeed a heckuva good time amphibious assault. Too many un- I bases on Japan's front door, Iwo :I cruisers and eight destroyers.WEDDINGS,
acquaintances with three civilian and in truth some swell birthday: known and varying factors enter I I Jima and Okinawa, These bases .
employees there who helped with And no kiddin slncerest apprecia. into the picture. Some landings I I have enabled us to tighten the
the development of, the XP3Y-1 in tlon to Lt. (jg) Vera Hill, Lt. (jg) have required far greater amountsof strangle-hold on the Japanese life
Norfolk. They are Harry A. Burns, Jean Shiley and their hard work naval gunfire and support than I line to her stolen empire. But so
accessories division foreman, T. G ing staff of PTers for making it others. At Tarawa, the Navy far we have only one area from The following marriages were
McAndrews, finish and fabric division all possible. We hope there won'tbe used 3.000 tons of gun ammunition; which to stage the final assaults performed at the Station chapels:
foreman, and Edward Dei- a fourth birthday, but if thereis the Marshalls took 16000 tons; in : Future operations in the Pacific, I July 20: Gerald Ernest Surridgeand
nard, Jr., assembly division group it will have to be something the Marianas we fired 36,000 tons; I regardless of where they take Gladys Irene Scarborough,
supervisor. He also has had an opportunity mighty super to beat this one! little Iwo Jlma required 16,000 tons j I place, will be the greatest ever at July 22: Alfred M Howard and (:
to discuss old times with --- --- ---- to subdue; and at Okinawa. 47,000 tempted. Harriette Daugherty. r t

\ Lt Comdr. J. C. McCoy, VM officer "J(] IPIXG JOF DECORATED tons were fired in the first 75 daysof I --- July 24: Virgil Bernard Petti.
I who also participated in the Comdr, Joseph "Jumpin Joe" the 82-day campaign grew and Mary Jane Boring; John
VP-10 flight from San Francisco Clifton former flight training officer The expenditure of ammunitionat Exchange Limited Thomas Cortese and Margaret
i to Honolulu in 1933. at Lee Field, was decorated I Okinawa was at the rate of 700 I Farrell ;
After 30 months in the Aleutians recently by the British for valor tons a day-more than the capacity I Exchanges of duty by enlisted July 25: William Colin Goodwinand
Lt. Bolka sums up his reaction displayed ,while serving aboard the of one Liberty ship of ammunition personnel ,will be permitted onlyin Alice Helen Rochette.
to NAS Jacksonville in one 'Saratoga when he displayed "great a week.. And this does not extreme emergencies when approved July 28: Wayne Waldeman LeRoy -
word; "Paradise. courage, leadership, and skill as i include ammunition fired by antiaircraft by the Station Personnel and Betty Bradfield; George
---__._ fil- the air, commander of two cat Her- guns. It is exclusive of Officer, according to Personnel Of- William Lawrence and Joan Lackey
She used to be the belle of the borne air groups'*in the successful the ammunition expended by planes ficer's Directive No. 21-45 issued ;, Benjamin Dance Boone and
town, but somebody tolled on her attack on the Jap base at Sabang." from escort carriers which sup. bat week. I Lucille Prl.'e Jackson I.


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"'The JAX AIR NEWS I I. published weekly it the U. S /e
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J'ubllc Information at no expense to the government and i ti
compliance with Secnav Circular Letter .:-5l6: :28 May 1M5. ECONOMIC TRUSTEESFIIP te Chaplain II. Allison Porter, I'SNK.
By I
& Copies are distributed' tree of charge ''nthec Naval Al t SOCI L '
Station, the Naval Air Technical al th.., SECRETARIAT COUNCIL / a I MEASURE FOB LIFE .
Headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training Command -- j TUB
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs, to life doe not begin
Christian approach
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field, the Naval Al Jsmm 1CC The
Gunners' School, the U. S. Naval Hospital, the Naval Aux though some people think It Diary Air Station Municipal No. 1. and the Naval Auxlllar; "
Air Station Maypoit. Lt. (is) O. H. Townsend, Editor this"-"don't do that. It begins by stating;

wOeeK fOOAI j COwKSIoN ON CT/tR ,.MInARY ; positively "believe on Christ." It begins by saying ,
Rear Admiral Ralph E. Davlnon, USN COMnefSlOr l COawfslOea MlMAN RIGNIf CW.uISflOat frAHowanee
t Chief of Naval Air Operational Training < ; ate/osAl "consider the sacredness of life," the "sacred.news :.

ARRANGEMFNifa "sacrednesn of 11 Captain Anthony R. Brady, USN ; AOtatfVtCIALIZID of love, the pert
d Commanding Officer AGtNCRtCUCAHOaAL ; begins by saying, "let all that you do be In keeping
4. Jacksonville Naval Air Station AMKONOaeC
( NAt/ONAL with the measure of ('hrlst.
Captain Commanding Joseph U. Lunch Officer, USNR cut lUR AI AR/MtO ,ORttf lANO A youth brought a bird to a wise man, thinkingto

Naval Air Technical Training Center SEN'' trick him. lie hid the bird In MM hands, and
.MKtNIATHIS .,.._00 a M.MMnM-N.aM=...........01 A.............. alive?" The bird
Captain John J. O'Mailer (MC), USN asked, "18 this bird dead or wan
Commanding OfficerU. alive, but If the man answered that It lived, the
S. Naval Hospital CHART shows the international organizationthat youth Intended to crush It, proving that the wise

Colonel Martin J. e'kil USMC (Ret.) is provided for by the United Nations Charter, recently man wan wrong. lfthe man .said It wan dead, the
It and let It fly But the
Commanding youth would release away.
the United States Senate.
Marine Barracks by wise man thought a moment and then replied, "An

Commander Edward L. Dolecek. USN von w 111." home love religion all the
Commanding Officer We hold life, the ,
Naval Air Gunnels' School Reserves sacred thing of life In our hands Ue can crush ,
them by our callousness, or we can make them holy
Commander Commanding Frank I.Officer Corbln. USN (The following is an excerpt from a speech given by and beautiful by living up to the fullness of the .1

Kaval Auxiliary Air Station Uieen Cove Springs Undersecretary Gates at the graduation exercises of the measure of Christ and his teachings. .:I J
'1 satisfied with live as theyare. 1
of our
Many us are
Commander Howard E. Born, USN: Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School, University of Notre \\e see nothing particularly wrong with the .

Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air station Officer, Cecil Field Dame, last month." d.) way we are living let If we would measure ourlives
standards which Jesus has given 111,
C Commander Commanding Salem A. Van Officer Every, Jr.. USN: You young men form the eighth class to graduate from ; we would by the find ourselves sadly I wanting, we would

12 Naval Auxiliary Air Station. Municipal No. 1 this Midshipmen's School. Together with; the graduates of ''I find ourselves far from being perfect, far even from

Commander John B. Huhn, USN the other Reserve Midshipmen's Schools, you constitute a our own Ideal. ought not to accepted from
t Commanding Officer I
t Naval Auxiliary Air Sl<1Uon. Mayport body of officers approximately four times as strong as the advertisements which are written .solely to Increase'
I business of manufacturers and retailers; nor
Lieut. Col. Commanding William T. Evans Officer USMC (Ret.) total number of officers in the United, States Navy prior to I from the moving pictures which are made and exhibited

Marine Aviation Detachment 1940. Your predecessors in these schools have served in for profit and entertainment ; nor from the weakestand .
vicious member of our own set, nor from ,
most r
:The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service every fleet and in every combat area. They have acquitted :
and Ship's Editorial Afc* c>f credited matter prohibited without peimission of CNS. themselves not only with distinction, but with conspicuous 'Christ N the highest, the best .standard the Ideal
42nd St., N,Y.C., or SEA. \VanhJngton -
205 E.
War pmtment : ;i I measure which we can accept for oursehes1'e
," 25, D. C. Republication of any other matter, heroism. Men among them have won every award that the
should not think that It i I" hopeless to take "the
except by service publication, la prohibited" without the Medal
Navy bestows including of Honor. They have :
Il(Ttnlsslon of Editor JAX AIR NEWS measure of {'hrl't" for our standard of conduct.
r helped establish a tradition which you gentlemen will fortifythe I Christ does not ask perfection, but our best. *

ChurchillWinston tradition of the United States Naval Reserve Officer. I I >t'ar1'lorla, British Columbia there' wa a
Portland Cement Mill. In the manufacture <>f the
I wonder if you Reserves realize the full dimensions of
cement a great quantity of rock wan removed from
Churchill, triumphant winner of your achievements in this war? You have virtually destroyed the nearby hills leaving a great wound in the side

the battle of "blood, sweat and tears" againstthe one of the woild's greatest navies, Japan's, and you of the hills. Then someone began to transform one
have taken over an even greater Navy, our own. When 1 of these pits Into a sunken garden. Top soil was
ambitious and perverted tyranny of the brought in; walks were laid out, steps were hewn
I that have taken it do think I ?
over exaggerate
say you you
t Third Reich has lost the bloodless-but not ,II out of the solid rock; pools and a stream were made
I Gentlemen, there are in this Navy of ours approximately 350-:; and soon bridges, trees, flowers, shrubs, and vine
sweatless nor tearless-battle of the ballotsin 000 officers-fleet admirals and warrant carpenters, Marine transformed the, old rock pit Into a world famous

his own, native Britain This is a paradox : majors and Wave j.g.'s, chaplains and dentists. Of these garden.n never know the possibilities of our
what best he until lives have
or our can our
.which few people of the outside world have : 350,000, less than four. per cent are graduates of the Naval !been transformed by Jesus

been able to understand. Yet, in a sense, I Academy. The figure is about 1130. Nearly all the rest- I Just a* a caterpillar" I I.. said to take on the colorof
i well over 300,000-are Reserves. In short, the Navy whichis I the leaf on which It feed, our moral behavior
Churchill's defeat is a glorious victory for the fighting this war, and winning it, is & civilian Navy. j will manifest what we are. If we would 'be our
idea of democracy for which he fought so lst. If we would come up to the fullness of the
This need for is
fighting Navy's but
you urgent, let me Stature of Christ, all that we do must be In keeping
tirelessly and so well. impress on you this fact : the peacetime Navy will need you, I with the measure of Christ; we must believe f'H

Churchill had-and still has-all the qualities too. It has been estimated that the peacetime Navy will Him; we must do Christian things; we must give

of a great general : the personal magne- need, in addition to its regular line officers and this year's recognition" '. to the sacrednett of life, love and |*fsonalitv. -

tism, the determination, the imagination and I and next year's graduates of the Naval Academy, some 30-

the self-confidence that attracts the allegianceand 000 other officers. Where will they come from ? They will

devotion of a troubled people in times,of I come from the ranks of the Reserves, from your ranks.

great duress and strife. But, having these I Here let me quote two sentences from'a recent speech :

q' qualities) he also has the general's prime defect "The officers of the' Regular Navy in all commands must

: an over-absorption with the problemsand realize and accept the responsibility of convincing young men

drama of the battlefront, a failure to appreciate of promise that they have the same opportunities and the :"er.ieee far Vuadsy! Auiu.l :i, J843FrotetUBl .

the viewpoint of the man-on-the- same chances for advancement that are available to Annapolis Chapel Meat.. Koad sad Hirml|k.m Ate07W .

street back home. I graduates. In other words, that the eriteria of promotion in : --Holy Skinner Communion celebrated' by Chaplain J. D.

As a stubborn traditionalist and an enthusiastic I the Navy are character, competence, and capacity for leader (MOO-Bile r'I. Chaplain L. W. Davidson.
1H> >-NAHC .-e. Chaplain E. \\. Andrews, pi eachIng. -
"Empire showeda
man, ship. "ALL OU'!" FOR GOD."
marvelous understanding of the significance Those statements, gentlemen, were made by the Secretary 0910-Sunday School, or children In I the !Small Chapel
JOuaU.. S. Naval Hospital Semite. t Ofclg.
of events in the light of history, and of the Navy to this year's graduating class at the United I Communion" MeditationLEAR.MNG: Chaplain; : J.Tt. tOK-

he played to the vast, unseen audience of States Naval Academy. 1045 Oneial GET Divine Service.

posterity with matchless skill. But in striding Communion Meditation-Chaplain S. W. Bell.
I 110O-Chilntlan Science' >ervlce-Small ChII)>fol.
the global boards, he lost touch with the 1HO: Seivlce at PBY Hangar Aiea-Chaplain H. A.
man in the coal-pits at Newcastle, from where Porter Communion Meditation.Service .
Navy ProgramsTODAY Mem Christian League-Chaplain U
the world looks vastly different than it does Davidson, Jr

from Downing Street. So-like a victorious .4'
"Home Folks at War"-\VMBR 1100-1115) Catholic Chapel( MII.tla Bonil sad BlrmUhaH Ave...,
1' post-armistice general, he has been relieved 06iO-Maa.: *
of his command. "Trained for Victory"--WJAX, 1815-130 0930Mass.0930Mass.
\: .
"Navy Highlights"VVJHP, 1915-1930
But wirfor lose 1100 I -Mast
"First Line"WMBR (CBS), 2200-2230 17UO-MamChrbti.rf
will always remember the tremendous contribution .'IUUA l'"Navy Mlrnt! Services M..tl. Road sad BlrmUtkM

I that "Winnie" Churchill made to the News"- WJAX, 1750-1800 1100-A v Small e..e. chapel. -

4 cause of democracy. For generations when SATURDAY Latter, Hay MiaUi! Smut Chapel, .rur .( M..tla sad
"Navy Hour"-WJAX (NBC), 2030-2100 Hirnlnham..
I the words "John Bull" are said, the peoples /SUNDAY 1900-Mutual meeting; (Wednesday),
4' of lands will think '''I'I.k' Krhflotii Services and trlUttiklp. lUari.
of the
many doughty little "Bluejacket Choir"--WMBR (CBS), 1105-1130 tilday, 1815! -Small Chapel Muslin and Blimlnehara..
Englishman, and they will picture him stand- MONDAY" Malnnlde.
"U. S. Navy Band"WJAX NBC 1300-1330' Tuesday, 1x10.1530-Chaplalna': : Office, NATTli, ..
ing on the white cliffs of Dover with the salt ( ), : Tuesday 17UO-18JO!: -Chaplain'f Olflte. Yellow'ater.
from '"Bill Nalle"WMBR, 1545-1600 NAfiS:
the channel
spray his
over "Navy News"WJAX, 1750-1800 First 'Ihuiidjy' each' month 1700-18JO, Chaplain' Ot-
feet, and they will see his fist clench and his "Meet Your Na'y"WPDQ (ABC), 2100-2130 flee, NAAS. tll Teen Cove tips i'I Ings.
Second IhuiwlHy of each month, 163
-]800, Reading
jaw set, and ,they will imagine they hear him TI'KSDAY Room, NAAS. Mayport.
# say: "We shall defend our island, whateverthe "Bobby Doyle"--WJAX, 815-130 rKDNKSDAY e Third fhunil.t.v' of each month, 1500-16.'X, Chapel, Ja

cost be. We shall \\ : : L
may fight the ,
"Navy News'- WJAX, 1750-1800 I S" pee!isl l-miram f.r 9M.L. .n S AII.IIAt
beaches, we shall fight on the landing On Sunday S August, at ItHW the,: 'rvl.-e All'n. ('hi btilin
..... league will hold llx regular meeting In the Small Chapel.
grounds we shall fight in the fields ---- --
and in
I At M apecUl I fealuie ot the evening'haplaln H. Allison
the streets' we shall fight in the hills ; we roller ..llIacl\e a chalk talk on TUB; THREE REALMS
Quotable"Japan Chaplain roller If a recent addition to the Chaplaln'nepaitment.
shall 'never surrender. coming here on !9 June. lie has held'a.

1 And they will thank God there was such has been cut off from her gas supply .in the torlOlt'1 Washington'In Idaho, from Montana. hlch place and he moat entered recently the chui.lalncy.In X."ndc-n..

an Englishman. A KiHduale of the t'nlveiitlty of Idaho, and the Eastern
Dutch East Indies and Borneo. This may explain why the napllNt IheoloRleul l Seminary. Chaplain Porter' has a unique
t Japs appear to be unable to meet our mounting air at- background having,maloied In auhlletlure' and art
All hands are! invited to attend.
t Guest Stars tacks.-Admiral Marc Mits-cher. (

We may be getting soft, but we still refuse -

.. "Adv te to the Army about l that sergeant "The Jap warlords today are facing disaster and I think to recognize as bona fide any version of

with quadruplets in Britain and a family I in I they know it. Continued pressure will force them to sur- I "Bell Bottom Trousers" which omits that historic

Pittsburgh : Better avoid further international render or be destroyed forever as a nation. I say we must, warning regarding the area beyond

\ complications-keep him the hell out M exert that continued pressure until thE.'acknowledge com-! which it is not safe"'to trust a sailor.-Greui1

I defeat." Admiral Marc Witscher. Cove
of the Pacific. -Memphis Ulufjacket. plete Springs Corsair

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PRESENTS By Bill Smith, Y3c

Question : In your opinion, i

what rate carries the best '

duty in the ,Navy?

THURSDAY, AUG. 2 J. E. ALLEN, AMM3c, Johnson

Movies: City 111.
Photographer's mate It seems
't Mainside THIS GUN FOR HIRE" with Alan Ladd, 1300-1700- easy, also interesting.

Officers-"ANCHORS AWEIGH" with C. Kelly, 2000. A, T RENAUD, AMM2c Kelso,

:, Band Concert in shell opposite Administration Bldg., 1200-1300 f Wash. r..

i Golf at Station golf course, 1000-1900"clubs available. r Some people like inside work,
t some like outside. Myself, I like
Recreational swimming: Officers at Student Officers pool or
outside work. I prefer aviation
Officers Club, 0800-2200. Enlisted Pools 1-2 (Mainside) 0300-2100.
machinist's mate because I work
Bowling-Recreational Building No. 3 (Mainside), 1000-2100. 1,
on mechanical parts of planes, find i
Anchorage-1730-2130, dancing 1900-2100. NAS band. out how things operate and fix 'em ,
and from Yard Craft Officer Ext. ,..
Boating Sailing-Information J'
by hand Also, I like to fly i
623. x <<&i' 1 1"SIL"
Library-0800-2100. : : '

Office.Deep sea. and fresh water, fishing tackle available in Welfare '...' ; : Haverhill,MAMMONE Mass.I S2cAM), .;

FRIDAY, AUG. S 44I ':a like all aviation rates, but prefer .
**:' aviation metalsmith. Aviation
f: Movies:
,' ';" rates give you the chance to fool -"
Mainside"WOMAN IN GREEN" with Basil Rathbone. 1300- "'I '
I 1700-1930. around planes and learn a'good ,,
Student = \ vocation to prepare you for the 1
Officers "ANCHORS AWEIGH" with G. Kelly, 2000 future
!I Golf at Station golf course, 1000-1900, clubs available. j
Recreational swimming: Officers at Student Officers pool and
Officers club 0800-2200. Enlisted, Pools 1-2 (Mainside) 0800-2100. L. S. WICKS, Tacoma, Wash.I .
Bow ling-Mainside alleys, 1000-2100. I II know it's not my own. The
Badminton-Mainside auditorium, 0900-1230 rackets and birds. I rate I'd like would be where you
TED FIO RITO, top-ranking composer-conductor, and his or.
and Information from Yard Craft Ext. 623. actually do something you wouldn'tnormalJy
Boating! sailing Officer
1730-2130. chestra play for a gala Ship's Dance at the Mainside Audito- do on the outside, as longas
Anchorage- rium Saturday, 11 August. A perennial favorite, Ted has weatheredthe you're going to be in the Navy
Library08002100.Deep changing fads of public taste in dance music and is as popularnow
water available anyway I believe I would strike,
sea and fresh fishing tackle in Welfare Office.
he 15: The band in the
as was years ago. appeared recent for
photographer's mate or some
SATURDAY, AUG. 4 Paramount "Out Of This World."
I picture, Many big names In the thing on that order i
.$ Movies: musical and motion picture world were started on the road to suc- ..
Mainstde-"PRIDE OF THE MARINES" with John Garfield, 1300- cess by Ted-Richard Hlmber, Isham Jones, Victor Young, Dave

17001930.Student. Rose, Lief Ericson, Joy Hodges, Evelyn Keyes, June Haver, and Betty C. M. WILLIAMS, ARM3c: ,
Officers-No Movie on this date Grable. The dance will get underway at 2030. Great Falls, S. C i
Bowling-Mainside alleys; 1000-2100. Gunner's mate in the Armed
Recreational Swimming: Officers at Student Officers pool and again, mate. I'm getting kinda Guard. Best food I ever got in the

Officers club. 0800-2100. Children's swimming classes at Mainside pool discouraged." Navy was in the Armed Guard.
0900-1000. Enlisted, pools 1-2 Mainside, 0800-2100. You get to travel around and seethe

Golf at Station course! 1000-1900, clubs available What A Relief world, and if you want any- ,
Anchorage;-1730-1930. Mac had been walking down the thing you don't have too much red t
Boating and Sailing, information from Yard Craft Officer, Ext. street with one foot In the gutter tape to go through to get it. '

623. and the other on the sidewalk. He I '
Llhrary--t0800-2100. was not getting along very well. B. J. BROOKS, Sic Tyler, Tex.
), ,. Fishing tackle available topside in Welfare Office HERE AND THERE After about a half mile, he met I I haven't thought much about
SUNDAY, AUG. 5 the shore patrol. I it. You may as well take what

Movies: :"You're: drunk," said the SP. I they give you and like it.
Mainside'TRIDE OF THE MARINES" with John Garfield, 1430- Why, Grandma! Thank goodness," he replied, "Idaughter's
Grandma, looking at grand-
1700-1930. thought I was lame" I V. KEMERY AMM2c, Carpen-
suit "If
new bathing :
Student Officers-"WOMAN IN GREEN," with Basil Rathbone, I could have dressed like that -- terville, N J.

2000.Baseball when I was your age you'd be six A young girl was taking a swim I suppose aviation machinist'smate
Game-NAS vs. Terminal,'Mason Field 1500. ,
You have to know about
child! secluded lake.
years older today, In a Suddenly she
Silver Springs trip-Buses leave Main Gate 0830 Tickets avail --- spotted a'young boy tying !knots the engines, and you're grantedmore
able in Welfare Office before Friday .
freedom in the work. You
In her clothes. to the
Intuition Is that gift which en- Swimming
Golf-Station course, clubs available at course. 1000-1700. can get to be plane captains, etc.,
she old tub
ables a chief petty officer to arbank, grabbed an as s
{ Mainside
Bowling- alleys, 1300-1800. and have more
rive instantly at an infallible and a shield and advanced angrily on you
Recreational Swimming; Officers at Student Officers pool and
irrevocable decision, without the the youngster.aid .
Officers club. 0800-2200. ROBERT O'NEILL S2c, New
Anchol'age-1130-2130. of reason, judgment or dis"Young man" she snapped, "do York City.

Boating and Sailing-Information from Yard Craft Officer, Ext. cussion. you know" what I'm thinking?" Boatswain's mate, I'd say. They
said the boy "You think
623. there'sp don't have anything to do but just
Modern Age a bottom in that tub.
Tennis gear available In Mainside auditorium Gear Locker, 1000- Two small boys were sitting on tell the like other men what to do.They're j
1800. the curb. One turned to the other
Well Trained
Library-0800-2100. and said: "I'm five How old are
: First wife: "Does your husband LEROY MAUGER, SC2c, Potts-
h MONDAY, AUG. 6 you? ever talk back to you *" town Pa.
"I don't know I I'm five
j L Movies: guess Second wife: "Oh, no, but sometimes I'd say cook, since I'm a cook.

1700-1930 Malaslde THE GAY SENORITA," with Jinx Falkenburg. 1300- too."Do you dream of wlmmln he',listens in an aggravating"hope. You work when you work, but you 1
manner have time off and don't have to
Student Oficer--'rRID'E OF THE MARINES," John Garfield, "Then you're only four" muster all the time.

2000.JAM If sailor could read -
every agirl's
SESSION-Follows last movie inside auditorium. .
Sailor into mind, ROGER DODGER, S2c, Potlatch ..
Badminton-Racquets and birds available. Mainside Auditorium. walking recruiting gas consumption ..
office: "Gimme that ol' sates talk would drop 50 per cent.DISPENSARY, S. C. "
0900-1230. I got my rate through hard :,
Bowling-Mainside Alleys, 1000-2100. work, study, and a captain's mast. "

Golf-At Station course, clubs available, 1000-1900. It don't carry the best duty, but ms's
Recreational Swimming: Officers-Student Officers pool and Officers I don't stand to lose much. Anyway

club, 0800-2200. Enlisted-Pools 1-2 Majnside) 0800-2100 they say the Jap navy's dead,
Anchorage17302130.Boating [ so why do I have to hang aroundto -

& Sailing Information from Yard Craft Officer, Ext. 623. help bury .it.? .
Tennis gear available at Mainside gear locker. -

.e, Library-0800-2100. New Tailor ShopIn

Movies l\ainslde-"OVER\ : 21" with Irene Dunne 1300-1700-1930. Building 930All

Student Officers-."PRIDE OF. THE MARINES," John Garfield, IJ hands were reminded last

2000.Golf week of the
recently opened Ship's
-At Station course, clubs available, 1000-1900.
Service Tailor in 930
Shop Bldg.
Bowling-:Mainside Alleys 1000-2100.
by Lt. Comdr. Joe Adams .
Recreational Swimming: Off leer s-r-Student Officers pool and Of- officer Ship'iService

ficers club, 0800-2200. Enlisted-Pools 1 and 2 (Mainside) 0800-2100. ..
The tailor shop features while-
you-wait or one-day pressing sere ,
Tennis available in Mainside locker.
gear gear ice, made possible by the installation {
Boating and Sailing-Information from Yard Craft Officer, Ext. of four steam presses. Dry
It cleaning service is also offered, and
Library-0800-2100 though it is not done on the base,

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 8 arrangements have been ,made .for .,,+
Movies: 24 or 48 hour service.
Mainside-"OVER 21" with Irene Dunne, 1300-1700-1930. Prices are typical of Ship's Serv.

Student ,Officers-"THE GAY SENORITA" with Jinx Falkenburg, J/\/ \'alues-50' cents to clean a set
I of blues and 30
2000.Bowling.-,Mainside Alleys, 1000-2100. them. ,' cents to press

Recreational Swimming: Officers-Student Officers pool and Officers Alterations, mending, and fitting
club, 0800-2200. Enlisted-Pools 1-2 (Mainside) 0800-2100 work is also done by experienced
Anchorage-1730-2130. tailors at reasonable prices. ri

Badminton-Racquets and Birds available in Mainside gear locker. ----'-"--
Boating and Sailing Information from Yard Craft Officer, Ext. 623. That's Different -

Tennis-..Racquets and balls available in mainside gear locker. There was a Swede who lived

Library--0800-2100. practically on the border between

Fishing.gear available In Welfare Office Minnesota and Wisconsin. For ,,
--- ---
yeahel wasn't certain which
Don't hook Now Easy If You Know How state he lived in. Finally he got a

A naval ensign pilot was glvn. A ,man's ear was bleeding pro state surveyor to make a special
the clear \signal! to land and as the fusely.. ) "I bit myself" be j ex I. Investigation pf ,the problem. I

mmland "You 1 UveA decided ,the survey- ',I
I or1' '"In Whac nstn." ,;

landing I ever made!" can a man bite himself on the JAX Am NEWS' ', J'Thanki heavens cried the ,

"But," gulped the mech, '"you're! ,earl"I was standing on a Swede (f'no more ,of|those terrible ,,'t':
still 15 feet up. chair," the patient replied. Minnesota winters." JI



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1 .

SPO RTIN' Fliers Continue Quest For

AROUND. 2nd Half Victory Pennant 4

--- -- ----- ,
By Ship's Editorial Asso.

(Ralph Warner, Sic sports

leave.-EL, > ) Pittsburgh With Two Games Next Week 4.

boxer, has admitted having, ; ,
1 a buddy stand and pass \ ,
J An eye examination for a Pennsylvania l. --- -- --- I i
boxing license. We are reminded Ny Paul Crosby, SpA)3cIn
of another Pittsburgh bat Tatum Uncovers Cornell :
their quest for the
tier of another day, the late Harry; see ':
t Greb, and how he used to fool some< ond half of the Victory League .
.f the boxing commissions. Greb ,. -< Football Great For NASLt. Championship, the fast-mov
fought for years with one eye. 3 ...' : A' ing Fliers are not mourning ,.
e. Some commissions, with frail con Jim Tatum, the Fliers football '
sciences, passed Greb willy-nilly, Lt. Rubino pilot, may lay no claims to the loss of both Ted Williams i

but others were scrupulous and being a magician yet he can pull and Bob Kennedy, who were ]
had to be fooled. Here's how Greb Lt. Rubino New from his hat more valuable mate detached this past week, but
did it: rial than rabbit's fur.
are settling down to fulfill
When the commission doctor The latest ace he has exposed Is
Coach Is their skipper's wish for
would tell him to cover one eye Boxing Lt. Louis Buffalino, Marine flyer a
and read the chart on the wall, and former Cornell great. It was I clean sweep of the league race >
s Harry would put his hand over the while the present Flier head mentor by duplicating their first-half i
tad eye and proceed to read the Welcomed AboardThe was line coach of the Big Red a triumph.

:t t chart easily in a loud voice. that Lou played freshman footballat
Harry! She's Desperate belated arrival of the new the Ithica, N. Y., house of Sunday afternoon the Fliers play
A hanger-on just outside the officer-in-charge and coach of the learning. The next three years },Ir. host to the hustling Terminal nine .

doc's door would take the cue and boxing team, Lt. Anthony Rubino, Tatum moved down to North Carolina at Mason Field. In the last meet. - burst into the office breathlessly. Is welcomed by those who expected and during that period Buffa- ing between the clubs, coach Char- j%*f '
"Harry," he'd pant, "she's desperate. him aboard. lino played enough football to rate ley Gehringer led his boy to a 3 'J'
Excuse me, doc, but this Is Since the departure of Lt. Lev- a post on the All-Eastern Team inhis to 0 win over the Railroaders at
urgent. Harry, it's Molly. Her ndowskl, who had been assignedto senior year the Jacksonville Ball Park witha
kid's dying. Give her a call. Tell duty at Chapel Hill, N. C., the The following spring found Lou circuit clout over the rightfield
post at the helm of the boxing enlisted in the CPT and .
her not to worry about money. Get program barrier in the second inning. Sun- c;
on it right away Harry. Excuseme team had been temporarily filled after receiving his A.B. in Education day's game should be a lu-lu, for t
," turning to the doc who quite by Lt. John Piombo. he was sent to Chapel Hill as the visitors are anxious to knock ,
naturally was listening Intently, The new mentor will not feel a a Flying Cadet. He remained atthe off Gehringer's hard-working ouN
total stranger to the Physical Hill long enough to get in another
"sorry for but Un' in this way, but fit.Last
I hadda. Thanks, Harry and Training Department for Lt. season of football, playingin LOU BUFFALINO, former week at Stewart Field the
luck tonight. Comdr. McGuirk, the officer-in- the backfield with Len Esh- Cornell ace, is another top- Fliers put the skids under the
It's a Sad Story charge, has known the accomplishments mont, Art Jones, and Mort Lands- notcher the NAS Fliers will field Camp Blandlng Doughboys, 6 to 2,
of Lt. Rubino and his former teammate at Cor-
berg, a
Away he would go, and Harry I this fall on the gridiron. The with some steady fielding behind
Point miters who
Quonset were
._ would say, "Doc, that's one of the acclaimed the National Service nell.Returning from fourteen months ex-Big Red halfback was an All- the strong right arm of Bittner.
Eastern selection in 1941 and Again on Sunday the Fliers
saddest stories I've known.
Team in 1943. The last December the
Champions sea duty, ,
the following season with brought home the bacon with a
Then he would tell the doctor a
same team won the Eastern States Mass. Italian
Swampscott, was
the GIbb
six-inning victory over
the Chapel Hill eleven, one of
of down-
heart-breaking story a
and the New England A.A.U. sent to training schools on the
the nation's teams in 1942. Shlpyarders. This game was
and-out little old
lady and her invalid
Championship, winning 59 meets west coast and finally ordered 1
called at the end of the sixth inning
boy and if the charactersbore
and losing but one. here.
any resemblance at all to living During the year he had been assigned This early it would be a difficult Lt. Takes bidding due the to the continuance Sunday Law of a, for.ball

persons it was purely coinci ; to duty in Bermuda, Mr.lubino's task to name the number one left Barclay game after 1700. If this game has
dental. outfit defeated the Brit halfback, but Lou appears to have
direct final
You see, when Harry would get ish Champs and never suffered a the inside track on that position. no bearing on
through with his story, he would setback.His -'-iI- Over Softball TeamWith standings In league play the con-
test will remain as played. Should
"Well, let's get with this
ay on
first after
assignment enlisting -
4 I'll try the other eye." Then in March 1942 was at Pro Grid League Gets the coming of his orders the game cause either team to suffer
in the the
he would cover the same eye-the Hill where he coached the standings, remaining
Chapel Coaches In ServiceBig Lt. Elliot has turned his Softball
inning will be played to a com-
bad one-and read the chart with
Buffalo 39 victories hands of
Squadron through team over to the capable
pleted in the future.MFOTUIfeatsA&R.
his good one Just as he had done while losing twice. name coaches now serving in Lt. Barclay The new coach has game
before. The doc having no reason The likeable Philadelphian is a the Armed Forces are signing up been working with the team for -- --'---'-

to think otherwise, would think he graduate of Penn State where he droves with the newly organizedAll the past week and hopes to con-
{ had examined both of Harry's learned the art of fisticuffs under America Football Conference, tinue as successfully as his prede-
eyes. Not one ever tumbled to the the guidance of Leo Houck, regarded which will begin functioning after cessor, who led his team to the
fact he was examining the same by many as the top man in the war. first half of the NAOTC Softball In NAS
eye twice.Butts collegiate boxing. Lt. Comdr. Jack Meagher (Auburn League championship.Last League PlayOle
____ I
) has signed to coach the
When his team meets the Municipal pro Thursday the NAS team
:Miami eleven with Ens. Hampton Jupe Pluvius finally pave the
Scores leather-pushers Wednesday
Again; defeated Municipal No 1, 3 to 0
evening, there Lt. Rubino will ben Poole (Chicago Bears) as his assistant green light to the anxious base-
at the loser's field. Sams the
Donaldson At Lt. Colonel Richard Han- bailers on the Station teams and
Jawja the corner directing his fighting ; Fliers leading chucker pitched the
nephews to ictory. His enthusiasm ley of the Marines (Northwestern) they managed!' to get underway on
' Johnny Donaldson, who though shutout allowing four hits and the second of the
: and confidence should aid will lead the Chicago All America leg league com
fanning eight :Muni batters.
only a prepster was the shiftiest .
team Ernie Nevers Chicago
their efforts no end. ; Major ( -
runner on the 1944 Flier football Cardinals) will be Hanley's assistant Friday the home team was hanked top game of the week was
team, is going to tour the gridiron I OX ALL-STAK TEAM ; and Navy Lt. Paul Brown its second setback The Off- the tilt between the pow er-ladened :
for the University of Georgia's CHICAGO.-Pat Filley, captainof (Ohio State) will tutor the Cleveland and-on Yellow Water ten got to MFOTU nine and the hustling
Bulldogs this season. ,I the 1943 and 1944 Notre Dame Rams. starting pitcher Long in the second A&R outfit, which the Marines
f The following information on football teams, has been honoredby -'-iI- inning and scored enough runs to managed to win, 3 to 1.
Donaldson appeared recently in being the first college player Kayoed Max Sehmellng I win, 2 to 1. Relief twirler, Sams A sterling mound Job was turnedIn
Hugh Fullerton's Associated Press named to the 1945: All-star football One of the athletic instructors pitched shutout ball in the five by Meier, though he was handed
sports column: team. at the Ft. Pierce (Fla.) Naval Amphibious I frames he hurled. the loss as a result of faulty field-
"Georgia U. football followersare The All-Stars, to include some Training Base is George : Tuesday, the Fliers play host" to Ing and lack of support from the
chortling over the summer two score college gridders, will Mitchell, CSpA), who knockedout the scrappy Lee Field ten in a bats of his mates. In going the
? showing of Halfback John Donald- meet the Green Bay Packers, National Max Schmeling in the first night game at the Powerplant dia distance Meier tamed the leather-
r eon of Jessup, Ga., who came to football league champions, round at Frankfort, Germany, in II mond. The contest starts at 2100. necks with a lone hit, a triple by
the university on loan from the at: Soldier Field Aug. 30 in the 1928, under the name of Gypsy Thursday they travel to Lake City Jones the leadoff batter for the
Naval Academy. Donaldson, 12th annual All-Star game. Daniels. for a night game. victors. Ted Williams, Bob Ken-
rated by Coach Don Faurot as an nedy, and George Boerner three
outstanding back on his Jackson men who have looked at major
! ville Navy team last fall, was discharged I NAS Boxing Team I league pitching many times, were

from the regular Navy to __ among the unfortunates who failed
accept an appointment to An to hit safely

napolis. Whiffing ten batters, Meier ,
"But the 1945 class ...
academy LI topped the seven strikeouts hunjr. .,
was filled so Donaldson was allowed up by the MFOTU chucker who
to take a year at Georgia. allowed but a pair of hits himself,
Coach Wally Butts, who fig a singles by Jaworski and first-
ures Donaldson may be his best > r sacker Barket.

running back since Frankie Sink- Nick Carter's T-4 outfit took UM
wich and Charley Trippi, probably measure over the VF-5 nine by &
is working out some fancy plays score of 8 to 7, at Mason Field
for him"already--say. a lend-lease In the seventh inning Nick turned
reverse.' fireman and did
a commendable
- job of relief hurling. with his

Navy Seeks World Series team behind, Nick entered the

The Navy Department has asked game and went on to win his tec-: .
the big leagues to keep their world ond victory In a relief role ,
series clubs Intact after the October SUtlom B. B. Lf.ruo 6aadi.r.Pet. .

playoff so that they can be JFOTU W Z 0 1.000. S
shipped off to Europe to entertainthe VPD 0 1.000 s
troops there In the Pacific, p ..cr A T-4. R 0 1.000 ;
# it IB planned to stage another s ) Vic. VF' 0 3 .000
1/ service world series similar to the JDNATTC g 2 :
one held in Hawaii last fall, when
Lt. Bill Dickey's Navy nine walked : WAS"iii TO Prcrfesalonal !
y all over' Lt. Tom Winsett'a Army .. football, like major league U e.

j team' + ball, may send a team to war area
--iiI-- !' at the end of the National League
MANILA-Th sports hungry a/ Y season .
Army headquarters hopefully welt ,;, ; 4 Tentative plans call for the 00t-
comed Navy Secretary Forrestal'a ; ball boys to head for Europe
for world champion in December while baseball haS
, recent a
request -- .. ..,._. ... 8ttJ. lti.2;
L baseball tour, and Army officials : : ::_..,.'"_.: .w """ >; ; been invited to show its world
said the series could be THE LAST EDITION- of the mainside sluggers, who meet the Muni No. 1 beak-busters Wednes- series winner or an all-star team
staged here. day evening at their opponents grounds, shows a group of determined and eager faces The team has at advanced bases in the Pacific
been working out daily at the Pavilion and should give a good account of itself aaginat) the Muni boys. Col. Henry W. "Eskie" Clark,
, GREAT LAKES, 111.-Bob Fel- Jimmie Moore, NAS crack middleweight, meets the highly touted Wise Ames in the feature attraction head of the athletic branch of the
ler, former Cleveland epeedballer, on the card. There will be five other bouts completing the show. Army service force, hat asked /
hurled a nohit.DOrun game Sunday Pictured! top row, left to'right: Lt. Com r. McGuirk, Lt. Tatum, Toby Reid, JimmIE) :Moore, Leon pro> football. to round up an all- f''
00 his Great Lakes team Ormsby, Barney Mumighan, Lt. Rubino and Paul Crosby. star aggregation to meet the
.;whipped the Ford All-Stare ft Front row left to right l.: Herbert May, Horton Hinton, NK Canisal, Hal AJvarwr, Don Meadors championship. eleven of our European

earborn, Mich, :33 to 0. and Barry Howard force.


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2 August, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seve

The Chomp TIIK M"KYXI Gr: >BV1UC, Boat Ride

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By Sgt. Robert Iliggius

And Staff Sgt. Art Novak


the slopchute habitues this past

week in fruitless search for three

flower-bedizened Waves has altered

my failing vision from an
a acute case of astigmatism to a

serious myopic state. In the ver-

nacular, looking for our three admirers CONVALESCENT PATIENTS from the U. S. Naval Hospital

of whom we wrote last here wave a hearty greeting from the Imp II, skippered by James
week, is making me cockeyed. Sitting Dandelake, during the first in a series of cruises for the patients

munching potato chips and inaugurated by the Jacksonville Coast Guard Auxiliary, Division One,
--'I OF THE NAS Singles Bowling Tournament, LaVerne imbibing prodigious quantities of Sixth Naval District, Saturday, Arranged by the local Red Cross'

(Rube>Felton, S2c, of the Welfare and Recreation Department, got amber fluid, however, has givenme Camp and Hospital Council, the cruises will be held every Saturdayand
1 himself a $25 War Bond by outlasting the field for the station a splendid opportunity for ob- Sunday afternoons, departing from the Admiral's dock.
championship. serving the skill in courtship of

_ the MFOTU Marines. Despite the
'l : 'tuASSwimmersWin Pennant Winner fact that this past week's study Civilian Pleasure Boats

has been responsible for my relaxing

my nightly work on my
v.axa. thesis "The Larval Developmentof Take Patients For RideBy
Florida AAU MeetThe Tropical Termlates" or "How
Is the I feel thatI Arthur Greene, Y2o
Baby, Buggy,
were clear of the dock. Some
Nine pleasure cruisers, loaded to
NAS swimmers, coached by have been amply rewarded. Someof
squatted or reclined on the decksto
the gunwales with patients from
the skilled of the
Tad Close of the Physical Training more wooers get a dose of the warm, health-
the Naval Hospital here sailed
> seem to be Zastrow of Ordnance ,
Department, scored 40 points In ful sun. Others just took off their
"S. U." O'Brien of Wing 3 and down the St. Johns Saturday after
their of the first jumpers and luxuriated in the cool
walk-away an-
6 ( guessed it) Kroll of Ord- noon to launch the first in a seriesof
nual Florida A.A.U. outdoor swim- ii you such outings sponsored by the breeze. Still others made their
There to be one
nance. seems
ming and diving champions to win <. Wave in particular who has Duval County American Red Cross way to the bow and dangled bar
the meet hands down. aJ cap- feet in the refreshing: water. Many
tured the fancy of most of the Camp and Hospital Council, and
Helen Perry, 1939 backstroke Marines on this station. After made possible by the, Jacksonville took over the controls from good-

;.. champion, now a Wave, and Bruce careful observation and deep consideration Coast Guard Auxiliary, Division natured skippers who got a big
Harlan both of NAATC lend- kick out of teaching "the Navy"
on .1 nominate for the title One, Sixth Naval District.
lease to the NAS team rolled how to run cruiser.
up of "Sweetheart of MFOTU" NONE The boats, owned by Jacksonville a pleasure
twenty of the total points col- OTHER THAN (trumpets and businessmen, and formerly part of There was, of course, the prob-
lected. lem of gasoline but the Duval
drums and a fanfare of flourishes the "splinter fleet" which patrolledthe ,
The entire team showed County War Price and
4 plenty and ruffles by the band) GRAVEL harbor and adjacent inlets Rationing
of speed and class in taking the (pause for effect) GERTIE. hereabouts during the heydey of Board was quick to co-operate to

meet and should give a good account EXPRESSIONS LIKE "The local Nazi U-boat warfare with the own- make possible this beneficial out- 1
of itself in future contests. ing for wounded and blue-
ers at the helm, were made avail- injured
yokel raising hairy canaries
.__., jackets.
virgin sturgeons, and fertile turtles able when the auxiliary offered
-- -- -, ," though euphonious are, none- both the craft and their servicesto Patients making the trip were

Football theless, disconcerting. One of the the Red Cross chosen by ward doctors at the hos

Preview, men most steeped in this sort of Under the arrangements which pital. The boys who were picked

At 0900 on Friday morning I I jive is Red "Bugs" Beetle, ord- were concluded, a group of conva- didn't have to go if they preferrednot

'' the 1945 Fliers football team II nanceman and mentor of Barracks lescent patients will be taken on to-but there were mighty few

y will demonstrate the various 911 Some of you may remember these cruises each Saturday and who didn't jump at the chance.
\i. I )<"," ,. that Red's picture graced the win- Sunday.On In so far as possible, different patients
rock-ock-euitype I I I dow of a photo shop in town as the Saturday outing, TO pa- will get to go on subsequent -
to ue during the coming sea an advertisement not so long ago. tients spent the afternoon on the cruises. ..
I K We understand that Red was selling broad river between the Air Sta- Fishing trips, in addition to the

son.Lt.. Jim Tatum, head coach, : I I I<.va 'I'"" ;, copies of this picture to scores tion and Green Cove Springs. To current cruises, are expected to be
of Jax belles What have look after their needs, six medical started in the
Invites all NAS personnel to i we near future for con
', I. witness the intrat qua4 game I I I W
which will be placed on the f this was one of those "This can Red Cross worker from the hos- will have the opportunity of going
football field at the Slat, cornerof i. \ ; happen to you" types of ads. pital accompanied them. The Red out under the guidance of expert
>> SEACIIING 10R NEWS in Cross provided cokes, cookies, fishermen who
Yorktown and (u*tln. ...$. know, just where
.- --- -. -,-, "r -, town brings some good results at cigarettes, and playing cards to they're biting. The Coast Guard
: MARY GALE BOOTH, Am3c, times. One of our agents was make the cruise more 'enjoyable. Auxiliary will furnish the boats
Annapolis Grads Pass Is shown holding the pennant standing recently at the corner of And to say merely that the sailors for these trips, too.

Via' Final Swim Check-Outs which her A&R Waves softball Main and Drain (just south of had a good time would be a mas- Lt. A. C. Rogers, prominent local -
team won for their efforts in the Fluid Drive) when he observed terpiece of understatement. Some businessman, is captain of Di-
: ; The second Annapolis class of Spring League of the wave athletic Tech. Sgt. South of Wing 9 acquir- donned trunks before the boats vision One.

Ensigns totaling 233 passed their intramural program. They ing tattoo number 4. South and

final checkouts in swimming, placed first with an unblemished Ellison are both becoming pic-
completing twenty-one periods of record of consecutive wins. turesque characters, largely due to COMMERCIAL. BULLETINS

,, survival, distance swimming, theAAA the salesmanship of Owens of the Deadline for rommtrtlal Items I.
?. tests, and flotation of gear Pre-Flight Books Hydraulic Shop who is supposed ae.rptrd only from Navy prPlonntll or rmpJo'HI.Tuesday.N.Ads I.formltloa are free, sad u. I
Georgia se rommndll -
t tests. to be getting a cut from the tattoo ... be Itrml PlD b4' chrD gut ID .d.aDee of printing, and De ads for r ems
,_ -' Lt. Tad Close, officer-in-charg Pigskin Game With NAS artist. Owens' cut is financial- ".tk'CID\llIe at'trptf'd..110.0& All ltdrrral Dotler.Service p.rt.IDID&at 6-Soa.to rooms Ihu.ld be phDrd t. the
ct swimming, claimed the Ensigns not an etching.

r' are now in good condition, and for The eight-game schedule of the SOME GOOD REASONS for FOR SALE Mr. and Mr*, Brock would like a rule
Home at $ ,
l 7i Parrinh
; a very Important reason. "They Georgia Pre-Flight all-cadet football emergency furloughs come into the Manor. $10,500. Stove Place and refrigerator Riverside Mo.and, hers expenari to Sprinrfield.
: go to sea immediately on depart- team, coached by Lt. R. S. Personnel Office from time to time. in home and will .be left there AufUit.er Eat vicinity KS94.aroaind the Sib l
ing from Jacksonville." One of the latest was a requestfor if deaired. Interested partita contact
Bob) Warren, will include the Rear Admiral J. J. Clark Naval
-vg!!<.- ( a leave as one Marine here hada Air Intermediate Good sued automobile. Hill pa*
NAS Jacksonville eleven. These visiting one-armed uncle with Christi, T..... Tralainr. Corpg ,..... Lt. (J() La nil la, Cell 3-4105.,

SecNav Predicts 'teams play a home-and-home aeries two suitcases. Sgt. :Maj. Betko Baby weighing-;;;;:' Will ky **
has also received lulus Dinette set. twa sofa Md., ana platform rent. Ext. 8309. Clark.
the game to be played hereon some as requests rocker t". bedroom sites, tea
the base is dated 27 October. for extensions of furlough tart. 1ZJ1-B Hancock. NAS, Dorman. Washing .....hi.-r.;; model ia food
wig Air Navy time One reads something like At residence mill I P. M. Call Est condition. Call Lt. Col. L. R. Albert,
Comdr. }[. A. (Matty) Bell, ath-
this: "Got married this morning. 1448. Office phone 8JZS or Jax:. l-77.
letic director of the unit, releasedthe
team's schedule for publicationon Mother-in-law died this afternoon. All metal 71 pound capacity ice box- Ride to Memphis, Tcni. Leaving S
After War Ends Request extension of 10 days." An- "Economicer." 110. 1114 Frederics August. Room for one or more paaenKtri. -
27 P.M.Navy .
July, other from a :Marine just finishinga Plate Chief Bljaey. blare expenara. tall J. Do
"mat t- 30 Uonaell, phone 8133, B.lldinc tit..
day rehabilitation
Naval aviation will 60 furlough
; comprise
Oil cook atoT, fin kirnen. Exeelleat
'. per cent of the Navy's strength In Establishes reads: "Request extension of condition Alw apartment-ailed lea 1938 Covered Wagon I.JJ': feet. Sleeps
4. : ..
terms of both men and material leave. Am employed in Vital defense bei. Call Jan. Browned, Eel 414. 4700. Yukon Lot >
14, or Inquire at Uarracka It, Clat
some time after the current war, Invention OfficeThe Job. Red Cross will verify." };40. J. HOB ek, 62e.
predicts Secretary of the Navy SPORTS: The Officers' Softball 1(1 Oldimobila convertible coupe.Kecenditwned --ii-!
entine, Sir..
Team is new |
now out In
James V. Forrestal. Navy has announced the establishment of two new recape. Radii and heater BEAUTY OPERATORS NEEDEDThe
This view was taken by For of a new Office of the league by a margin of 3 ,4 Needa new top. Lt. R. E. tmry. 1181Inflealda : Waves' Beauty. Shop, locatedIn
games. Spttrked it Call 1-1141 between 12..
rectal at a recent press conferencein by Lieutenant Building 25 has announced. thatit
1' Research and Inventions to guide Fellows at and ltd .nl,. ,
pta answering a question concern Navy research activities, under the two shortstop, team won is in need of operators. Any,
ing the Importance of naval aviation direct supervision of the) Secretaryof games last week beating Op- Two birner oil heater first tlaai condition civilian women wishing to apply
: in ,the naval organizational erations and VF-5. The VF-5 game and I.. small Florence oil for this type of work should
the Navy. con
was won by a forfeit. (They knew haatori. Mr. H. K. Cot, Hit Laricre "
i structure. The office was created by merg- It St. Call 1-1114. tact Lt Comdr. Joe Adams, Ship'.
The leading commands of the ing the Naval Research Laboratory any use trying). The Service Officer

Navy, the Secretary said, will be the Special Devices Division baseball team started the second 1117 Chevrolet sedan in food coa&tion. -*jfil- "*
half of the league schedule Chief Dennis Reran, Ilonpital, Phone t
occupied eventually by men who of Aeronautics the Office by
of Bureau ,
r1. deal with air in one form or another of Research and Development, winning two games also. Schroyer Two Changes Made In

He stated that he contem and the Office of Patents and drove in the two runs which beat Offl *r'. Miforma. On. Uae, on. Barracks Smoking Regs
I s plated no new office-euch as Dep- Inventions. Mar Det, NATTC in the last of two khakii. one white. Sue 40.
uty Commander in Chief for Air- Headed by Rear Admiral Harold the 7th. The final score was 8 to tray Sanford, Call $-7170. Two changes have recently beta

.but that the entire Commander In G. Bowen, the office will ,assist in li, Mike Maceyka pitched what Baby burry folding type, and nice made in station regulations concerning

;.y Chief'a staff might be air. Itwlll, the adaptation to naval heeds of looked like a no-hit game until the paneled .baby bed with inneriprincmattrPHD. smoking in barracks, .8
still be naval office not last .of the 7th against the highly Helo Inventory -
though, a jet propulsion, rockets, gas turbines v8 lora, follows:
an air office. and numerous weapons and touted A&R team. MFOTUwound , tall

.. "It will be a Navy comprised techniques still in a secret category up another victory here. RCA Vktor table model idiot three- Article 2023(a) : Smoking IB for.
U'; mostly of air, but including also in addition to experimentation AUGUST 8, the day of the band with versed player connection. bidden in enlisted men's barrack
\ ,i I experts In surface, submarine, and necessary to maintain the squadron picnic, should bring forth Call: Newman, J-8811, Est 810 after spaces that have wooden decks.
I ; : amphibious warfare," Forrestal de- superiority of American naval a hot game between the Officers 41'0. Article 2026d( ) : Smoking in per

I dared and enlisted men of the Unit. Lieu Cu.Um boil bourn trailer. $400. Good mitted outside working hours to:,
;J weapons:2| T I f tenant Cervell says the enlisted tire*. I block from Htatlon. J. M. those spaces in enlisted men's bar
Si !.
i 1"5 Ika.. Ilk*. 18 or all 8179.WANTUJ .
i Bartender; "What'U ya have Bail Girl: "The way you keep kIssing men may have'a surprise in store \ I racks which do not have woodao;

or-beer, rum, gin ry* Scotch, me makes me pant," for them. However, Long's pitching S decks except that no one will
> HIT Ford ;coupe, ,Cloned er convertible. smoke
i should give the Officers some while lying in or oitting'c' *
wine 7"SpX)3c Sailor: "And the way you pant <* K Otto, >"*()MJr, at Photo bunk "
( : Yes: ; SIt," makes me- keep kiweinjt! ,you." thing to think about, Tm told. Lab a

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t Civilian Employees' NewsAddress S Uip PLY By Ethel M. Shanahan live of Denmark, but naturalized,

l Underneath the Design Section years ago, has had much experience .

Communications to Editorial Offices C.1SALU S Bulletin Board is a beautiful new working on Navy Ship contracts .

Personnel Relations Office Bldg. 13, Box 22 Beneficial Suggestion Box with and with the Port of Em.

Telephone Extension 483 forms conveniently at barkation Service Engineers but

The Civilian Employees' News a two-page section of the Jax Air ,, #Ii .. proper tached. Saw the first person looks forward to Navy Air, work

News is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's (won't mention name) bashfully after dealing only with ships of thu
Civilian and Is sponsored by the
By Minnie Lee GoodmanWe taking one of the sheets saying sea.Hear
Employees' Association for Civil Service Employees dedicate this column to the he thinks he has a good idea! that the Station Bowling

ie r Officers sons husbands and brothers of Couldn't get an Inkling of the Team'after a slow start" Is now

William O. Kincaid, President Philip D. Myers, Treasurer our employees, who have been trend so the Section is awaiting really "going to town In thenLeague
and has won 6 out !/.
Directors awarded decorations for braveryand result!

dell C. Jackson heroic action, beyond the calL Agnes Joseph for the past year games! The team is representdby
George H. Martin
ri Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Woods! of duly in the various theaters of secretary to Mr. Touey, Design Lt Steinke, Mr. Anderson, Mr.
Kenneth M. McDuffie Section, has transferred to the Department B. Schnleder Mr. Vandergriff and
Philip D. Myers
Daniel R. Whiddon William O. Kincald war.Pharmacist Mate Raymond Mc of Internal Revenue in Mr. Batton. I,

News Reporting Staff Kay-son of Homer E. McKay received the Post Office Building. Agnes (

the Bronze Star Medal for lived in Springfield Section of the
Assembly and Repair: Civilian Award Is
Head Reporter..__.._..___..__-...Euieene Willingham removing wounded under heavy city where rides to the Station are
machine gun fire during the battle even harder than usual to secure
Inspection Head Reporter.and Survey_.....: .....Helen :M. Styron of Guam. :McKay was attached and form a constant source of Made To J. R. limes I
Public Works Department: to the 3rd Marine Division. worry. The daily bus ride and

..., Ethel M. Shanahan PFC Johnnie Jungklaus, -son of necessary transfer to Air Station
Head Reporter
Mandus F. Jungklaus, has been bus was finally too much to take. The Meritorious Civil Service
Supply Department: awarded Unit Citation during the Good luck in work and Award was presented to J. R. Rime
Head Reporter_--..-..-...-_-___..Leola Jones your new
Belgium Bulge, Bastogne. we'll know WHO to call at certain and seven employees of the J. R.

Captain Donald E. Purcell times in the year when vital Information Hime Electric Company of West

I brother of Doris Purcell is the help is required! Palm Beach at ceremonies on the

CIVILIAN OF THE WEEK holder of the Distinguished Flying Clyde Bradley (Survey) is back Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Cross and the Air Medal with one Presentation
from Pomona, Florida (not California Monday morning.
\ By Frank MeCoffrey March Service.1939 He reported aviation there metal-in Oak Leaf Cluster for action during ) with many a fish story was made by Captain D. B. Venires .
as an
the battle of Germany. after his vacation! What officer-in-charge ot the Public
In February 1941 a young, husky smith, and remained there until hap-
Pfc. Jasper 10B'ne-brother of
? That used to be his Works Department.Those .
'rIf1 to NAS, Jax., transferred to NAS Jax in 1941 pened favorite
., blond chap came Olene Sadler received the Bronze diversion! receiving awards in addi.
for the Metal Division in Too much cannot be said of Jack'sreputation
< '
Star Medal during the invasion of
tion to Hime were: H. A
I Emery Turknett formerly of
the A & R shop. Howard Warren"Jick" in the Metal Division Iwo Jima.
Survey a Nose Gunner with the of 1427 Wolf St., Jacksonville.Godfrey MtJl,
; Jensen a welder by trade, and in Lt N. H. Willis, Division Lt. George Murphy-brother of
8th Air Dickens B. G.
Army Force visited his II
and of wide and varied experience Officer, Jack believes he "has the Mary Murphy, was awarded the ,
old office and W. D. Munn, Edward Barber
friends. ,
He is
reported here after two years of best division officer in the A & Air Medal for service durinthe on a
30( Davis and II. E. Hilder-
service in the A & R shops at R," and is mighty proud to be liberation of the Philippines. day furlough _and looks fine Ralph

Norfolk. He'began in the welding working with him. In addition, Captain William };. Stack- after 16 months i in service six of brand.In the
when lad of fifteen and Jack has received two brother which were overseas. He com presenting awards Capt.
game a safety of Nellie Stack has received -
pleted nine missions Ventres declared that they were
proof of his knowledge came out awards and according to the Safety the Citation of Merit whilesereving and has a .
Presidential for excellent work in the Installation
he the job of build- in A & R "if with evacuation Citation for his work.
+ when was given Engineer more supervisors an hospital -
ing the welding section here in the were like him we would in the European Theater of He enjoys giving it to the JAPS! of airport lighting "the men
Horace working nights to avoid interference .
Metal Division. This phase of have fewer accidents, and I mightbe Operations.Lt. (Maintenance Time
work is vital to the division and out of a job." Steve Ut"nesok-brother of Office) resigned to enlist In the with heavy plane" traffic.

Jack is entirely responsible for the Helen Kencsok, was awarded the Navy. Expects to go to the Great "Special credit said Capt. Ven.
Hobbies? Yes, he still main
Lakes area. tres, "should be given to Mr. J. R.
fine output of this section. Whenhe tains his love for fishing and hunt Distinguished Flying Cross Air Mr. Wooten has been missed Hime for his contribution of improement .
here he was an aviation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clus. on
Ing ( being a great weakness his in method of
cheery rounds in No. 136 but is procedureIn
ters and Presidential
metalsmith and today after n Citation
and he also raises
) rabbits i
back the
installing lighting system.
again after
much hard work and plugging he while serving on a flying fortress a "slight over
1, his spare time. Ills wife Maxine,,I haul." His method of excavation for con.
is a Chief Quarterman and Senior and Chuck three and half usual as navigator during missions over
a duit and back
Mr filling, after the installation
Murray (Quarterman Joiner
Germany and
Division. occupied
Supervisor of the :Metal territory.Lt.
1, ly accompanied him his
4I Of Danish parentage, he was the on trips, Phillip Du Bols-brother of ) had a major operation and was enabled this portion of
but a recent addition of three
out for the work to be carded
several weeks but on at a rate
of children and was Adele Merchant received the Con- is now
+ eight
born youngest in Wells Minnesota January months ago, Narda, has caused gressional Medal'of Honor for serv- back on the job and equal to anything of speed far greater than was ex.
Mrs. Jensen to lose out and '
now that pected. This, in turn reduced the
1911. His mother died soon after ices aboard the U.S.S. Concord crops up.
t"J' hid birth and his two oldest sisters Chuck is the only skipper. Off, during South Pacific operations. There is a rumor of a honey. possibility of accidents which may
the record the nickname "Jack"came
moon from have been caused due to
Lt L. M. Allen-husband of Machine Shop. Mr. Inabilityof
(twins) brought him up. His father from the wel-
was a blacksmith and moved boxing ring Kitty Allen, has been posthumously Moneyhan is vacationing but that Navy planes to use all runways
terweight. isn't the full when needed."
awarded the Distinguished Fly story
around from job to job; thus when
his sisters married he moved to .":!!.' ing Cross for services in the The Mechanic Section has a A letter signed by Vice Admiral

.Malden rock, Wisconsin, to live South Pacific, while piloting a newcomer who after 18 years in B. Moreell, chief of the Bureau of

with an aunt and there finished B-24. New York City thought he needed Yards and Docks, said: "Upon

grammar school. While in schoolhe Captain Dan it. }Funkenstein to go elsewhere and selected Jacksonville recommendation of the Board of

learned to hunt and fish, andas son of Flora Funkenstein, has re- Sigurd Schmedes a na- Awards of Yards and Docks, the
ceived the Presidential Citationand Chief of the Bureau has this date
Jack "this was -
says, necessary
the Air Medal with three Oak Secretary: awarded you the Meritorious Civilian .
If wanted to eat.
In 1927 he rejoined his father Leaf Clusters during the liberation Service Emblem as recognition .

and youngest sister in Rochester, By C. R. Owens of the Philippines, as Flight of the excellent services rendered
Surgeon with the Army Medical over and beyond those normally -
Minnesota and there began his apprenticeship
required in connection with
welder. For Jackit
as a THE CATNothing I T/S Otis! R. Herrlngton-son of'Mr. duties in the construction
meant study half the night and r I your
I can give a foreman a and !Mrs. Ullliani II. Herring- ; program of this Bureau.
the .
the next and at
practice day, h
I bad case of mental flat feet or ton, has been awarded the Purple "The Chief of the Bureau con.
end of five years he was operatingthe I a terrible safety record any Heart for wounds sustained in the gratulates you upon your outstanding -
business. This was not to last I' + ,
quicker than around ( invasion of Normandy. Herring. and
I carrying a big performance and loyalty,
long as the depression found Jackas :
i ton also participated in the inva "
load of like *
experience a pack on expresses his appreciation of the
it did others. Having a I
many his back, jsions of Africa and Sicily. example you have set for your fel..
great for the water and a I
yen Samuel
: | Sgt. :\1Xt'al-brother low
workers In the
c i fond desire to travel, he considered Forty years on a job makes some of Ernestine McNeal, was furthering
of the vital
prosecution war on
the Marines.In ,.. .. awarded the Silver Star and Unit construction front,"
September 1932 he reportedto c I ENTS'\HEL\: ( : ; Citation during the battles of Sal-
the San Diego Marine Training ,. III. :, $ pan and Iwo Jima ---

Base and at the completion of boot ." Pfc. Arthur C. Hjder-brother 1a i Months" As Seaman

training was transferred to the ': j of Mary Hjder was awarded the !
4 North Island Naval Air Station.He J Bronze Star Medal for duty in the Required for Advance
was assigned to the aircraft NOW MEN,EVEQY European Theater of War To dale
carrier squadron VS 14 M aboard f MINUTE COUNTS" f : Pt'lly Officer/

the USS Saratoga as an aviation \ fff welL HAVE Farms Told To Provide Seven months in pay grades 5
metalsmith. Whenever the "Sara"or \ TO STOP Tuere (SIc Flc StMlc) and 6 (S2c F2c,

any other carrier left San Diego \ ACL'DENTSOW Jobs For Servicemen I St.1>I2c) combined is now requiredfor
advancement to all third class
with a marine squadron aboard,
r, SCHENECTADY, N. Y. (CNS) petty officer ratings, station Educational -
Jack volunteered and generally --' -- -- --, |
went along. He sailed aboard the American farms will face the ALL NEW OFFICERS reporting officials announced this

"Sara" when she accompanied the necessity of becoming processing for assignment in the Supply week, quoting from Alnav 163.

fleet to New York but returned plants after the war so that they and Accounting Department and It was further explained that Af-

from the East aboard the USS may provide jobs for homecoming all visitors to the Supply Officerare nay 163, which was received in the

Langley. Jack made several servicemen, according to CarrollP. greeted by Mrs. Pearl H. Station Educational; Office 19 J< '

cruises aboard the Langley and Streeter, managing editor of Dugger, secretary to the Supply was effective upon receipt. T t

was along on a trip to Pearl Harbor The Fctrm Journal. Officer. In addition to her duties fore candidates for pay grade

While on this cruise they pro- "The only way to keep this coun- as secretary to the Supply (petty officer ,third class) ratings

ceeded on into the Midway AreaIn try rural" enough for its own well Officer Mrs. Dugger maintains who took the rating examination

search of crashed.aircraft but being, said Mr. Streeter in an the records of all officers attached on 19 July will not be advancedas

with the Islands still in the distance address here "is to provide enough to the Supply and Ac- a result of these examinations
WINS TALKIN'I; good jobs on farms and in country counting Department unless the
they returned to Pearl Har towns." and its they meet time require

bor. Jack states "one of my prize NArlOHAt ARTY COUNCil --- -correlated activities. ments established by Alnav 163.
is shellback certificate CIVILIAN -
possessions a CAFETERIA
received for crossing the of them think they know more NEEDS WORKERS :

Equator, signed by Capt. Wm. F. about it than anybody else on Many full and part time jobs Tomorrow you will receivenew your second check under, (fhe
Halsey now Admiral and Com. of earth. pay schedule!
need to be filled Civilian!
at the
It is pretty safe bet that our last check has l> now dl-
the Pacific 3rd Fleet, and Com. yappeared. y
Maybe they do, too, if they can Cafeteria. With the change inmanagement A
You probably didn'tFriday plan It that way. week ago
F. C. Sherman now Rear Admiral
cut down to their size. and
keep the job the renovating -
and Com. of the 1st Carrier when you got jour hwl c, and noticed how much larger
Task Force.In But that's risky.On of jour Civilian Cafeteria It was, you doubtlessly ,felt thai t t come nut payday you would

1936 his hitch with the Ma- the other hand, now, some I there are excellent opportunitiesfor be $10 or $13 ahead. .You had always made out somehow! 'on

rines was up and he was honorably old lads I know grow younger with workers with restaurant experience. your pay so the $10 or $13 wouliIlut d be just that much gravy.our .

with every year, and lighter on their NAS employees cannot somehow somewhere j' best laid plans just didn't
discharged as a Corporal a I
specialist rating in aviation metal. feet be considered for these jobs jell. The money clipped through jour fingers and the day before

smith. He immediately (discharged Trying to find out why, I've : but those "ho hate friends not payday find you Just as broke a''!s any day before payday you' can

11:00: A.M., work at 3:00: P.M.) come to the conclusion it's because now employed in to essential refer themto activities remember. This even with' ppy lay coming around quicker than;
are urged It used to.The .
) like to know what's going on.
i took a job as a combination welder :
the Civilian Cafeteria.The .
answer-"Sa\e First, Sp end the Difference". Th niojiey
with the Hollywood Metal Products They are curious as kids about part time jobs should -
: appeal you put Into' War Bond Isn't there to dribble through your
..z Company in Hollywood, Califor- new equipment. They read the particularly to the wives finger, but It will be there "J*>li nay on the spot" for a 'downrt
nia. They were engaged making machinery catalogs like farmers I of service men who may wantto payment on a new car, for a !Ma' on a new home, for any of a

studio props and equipment and snowed In for the winter. There'sno work only hours daily. No thousand things you really wan t t, but must wait for.

J,I after two years in Hollywood, he end to their interest in production experience is! needed for these So see jour group bond age it today and don't ask just how

began work with Los Angeles methods They always wantto food serving! jobs.! The hours little It will take to get your bond, deduction up to ten percent

4 County where he welded pipe on know how to turn out the stuff for part time work will be from Figure out just how much jtmlitest. ran save and !Mill' make end

fire prevention lines surrounding better and more safely, 6 A.M. to 10 A.M., 10 A.M. to If you have been making!:; out on your old pay rate why

1 Los Angeles. 2 P.M., or 6 P.M. to 10 10.)(. not save all your raise The mo ley goes Into the safest bank'in
In other words, they don't believe
Feeling a vacation was neded, he the world finished In For further details see! or rail the world draws Interest! and ,1 i II lie there waiting for you when

headed for Minnesota and some was the Civilian Cafeteria employment you need It. It's futile to throw money away on war time 'junk.

hunting and fishing. He the.nw4lnt 1910. I rejfresentative at the NAS Why 'not' wait, and see what r,conversion brings. Be prepared

backto, work,and was doing some Curiosity, may have killed\ the' employment office, Main'Gate. for the best with WAY Bonds! i'

welding and steel constructionwhen cat, but it teems to give some.folks I Phone extension 8581, T KB WAR BOND OI"FICE.Wage .
called to Norfolk and Civil nine lives.

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5ilized, Wo Absenteeism Ifl

q XAT1IAN' HALE STAMPBy "llptE t. J .
,-perU M. A. Crumlej ooQ ,, (ill
'on.> For our stamp story this week .
Em. let'us select a stamp honoring one

but of Americas greatest hero, Nathan .
work ,ff Hale His picture appears

' thy on the one-half cent olive brown

stamp of the regular issue and was

vllng a tc placed on sale April 4, 1925.

now M1 4 When America revolted from
t Great Britain and the Revolution .

r i began, he stopped teaching schoolto '

nEed a P join the Army at Boston, Mas- Mr. b r v sachusetts and was lOon! made a

andes captain Soon General Washing.

ton led the American army to New

f York, but history does not men.
Lion Hale until after the defeat by '-
S the British at the, battle of Long ?'

Island Washington then retreated
to the northern part of Manhattan I Type "A," This Type "B." Had Type "C." Got a

d Island He.did not know whether hilarious type got in for one grade but raise but isn't happy
xN the British were preparing to attack was cut down Still about it Miss

vice ABSENTEEISM TAKES A or tardy since 1 January 1945, him or to try to surroundhim just what he (she) it was a promotion (Mr) (Mrs.) Whosis

ime HOLIDAY in the cue of these Mrs. Deaux job is masking and so he called for a volunteerto put in for. Joy is so he (she) just got grade XXX so

R. two employees' of the Engine preparing engine parts for paint enter and spy out the British uncontrolled. smiles I satisfied" he (she) ought to

eat Overhaul Division, Assembly and ing and frequently'she takes her camp Captain Hale volunteeredto like have at least a XXX.

the Department. EngineOverhaul turn with the paint-spray gun. go and though his friends tried
to him not to, his answer ; 'irii f
ion points with pride to the Mr. Ward devotes his efforts and persuade :
was 'I wish to be useful; and NO JUSTICE
Ion perfect' attendance records ofen skill to overhauling the clutchesof
kind of service necessary for
Mary L. Deaux, Shop No. 1314, the powerful and gigantic aircraft every the public good becomes honorableby

,lie and Jasper T. Ward, Shop No engines, turned out by this being necessary",

1337. Neither have been absentdi. Division Disguised as a schoolmaster iT
seeking employment, he went to

'rer. Norwalk, "Connecticut, September

14, 1776 and easily crossed over
to Long Island He visited the

\? British camps in Brooklyn and New

'r.. York and obtained much information

that would have been very

)t., valuable to General Washington, I

ra No one seemed to suspect him as

a spy and in a few days he returned -

a.c. to the place on the Long
Island shore where he had landed, ulc +er

He had made arrangements for a
n j" Jeanne "'l'nulto Powell, however, is as crisp and
1. boat to meet him on the morningof
There are all kinds of letters cool-looking as lettuce, while on September 21 to take him back Type "D: Is the Type "E"' is the Type "F" is of tne
the other side of the gender, I\pb- angry or violent
before he nonchalant type.Wasn't He
to Norwalk The night melancholy type.
1. love letters, friendly missives, ert Waite gives one the ImpressionIBM He (she), got
at tavern near by, and expecting
spent a (she) didn't get nothing
let air-conditioned, Mary Bau-
4d thank-you anonymous : there he was recognized by a man, anything so wasnt every
tf rs, and today column an open dier of Legal, notwithstanding, still I who informed the British who he disappointed anything either. body else- got some

I.,I. letter. I goes after cokes Gurganious in the has morgen transferred was Some say this man was his (much), ___ thingWave !, __
\\ynelle been
cousin, but it has never
'; Because so' many people remenv I to AEM (wisht she hadn't), i proved.

. bar and ask for Lee Hanna, wh I Ruth Law to Disbursing, Roslyn I Early the next morning he went "OldTimers"RecallEarly

left NATTC last April, and because Norin left Personnel for Chicago, lout to meet the boat which was to

,S she writes from Rhode Island, but such faithfuls 84 Estelle Barry, I take him back A boat came, but Experiences At NAS -
I and all the grand him
Lillian Byard It was a British boat and took I
p where her Emil is stationed, that girls at the Dispensary for that I to a British man of war. There
e letter and the Instructor-gentle. and the notes and I Some of the "old timers she didn't mind being the only
she remembers us, an open : matter), he was searched month
I in the first WAVE aboard for over a ,
charmer of the men are holding the place intact. plans written in Latin were found I WAVES who were
the blue-eyed
( to I II No more room, Leeful! Its been between the soles of his shoes, I groups to come aboard, are still and added, "I've"loved* every minute

Metalsmith School, and, later, the fun to chat with you. How aboutan Nathan Hale did not deny who he on duty here They remember the here at Jax

Chief Clerk's Office, is the order ol ; answer for NATechTraCen Civilian I was or what he was doing, so. hewas I days when the routine was a great PrlsclllaR. Holman, AMI, from

the day. I News Don't wait as longas taken before the British Gen. : deal more lugged than it is now. Norwood Mass, says, "On the

Lee was an' unusual girl a ills- some people do to answer! oral Howe. Howe is said to have They remember when the total 19th of this month I completed my
beaver with the less than a hundred second year of duty here at NAS,
,tic, lIt'nsitiveand an eager ---- been much pleased young muster list was
'when it came ,to cultivating her Dfficer, The-case was plain, and rather than over a thousand.The I Jax Although I really can't say

mind. She studied languages, art 40% of Men 28 ie was sentenced to be hanged the (I Air News asked some of truthfully that I've enjoyed every

,and music all ]in one breath There next morning, these "old hands" how the Navy single minute of It, I can say honestly

was, a gamin, elfin quality about Rejected By Army Executioner Cunningham asked looks to them from their vantage that I wouldn't trade my

her which appealed to everyone,, Washington (CNS)-The relationship Hale if he had anything to say before point of almost three years in the Navy training and experience,
and makes her unforgettable to the between a man's age and he was executed, and Nathan service. I I friends and fun, for anything! I'm

hosts of friends she left behind at his fitness for military service is Male then said these immortal I still Joint I I certainly" not sorry that I signed

NATTC, pointed up by a lecent survey con words, "I only regret that I have I Marguerite Johnson, SpY( lie, up
I ducted by Selective Service Of but one life to give for my country f of Rochester, N. Y., eame aboardon Josephine R Chilson, Ylc, came
then shouted; to the.Navy from Fort Worth,
Deer Lee, men called up at age 28, 40.3 per Cunningham 14 January 1943, She says, "IfI
If that introduction doesn't embarrass cent were rejected, the survey Indicated Swing then rebel off, they shall had it to do all over again, I'd Texas. Her opinion Is, "My 32
I know that they had a man months tour of Navy duty has
you, you're not the blushing The rejection late jumpedto lever still join the Navy! The experience
at died bravely, Nathan Hale been an experience from which I
slightly over 50 per cent age who so
violet you used to be, I has been wonderful, and the control -
To that there've been a fewchanges 34 and climbed to 59,1 per cent for was hanged September 22, 1776 I tower work is fascinating" I have gained a great deal, I would
say '. Miles Finch has written I not take for it for
Francis ,
since preferredCharleatownbytheSea men age 38. At age 44, the percentage !I Lt Katherine "Kitsy" Doe of anything my
you of those turned down was 'a beautiful poem to him, and our I many friends, or for the feeling
over uswould Montclair N, J was
S3.2, ,Among students, generallyin government has honored his memory aboardin that I have done my part for the
understate coming
be in strict Navy cent WAVE to report, "
I the lower bracket, the rejection by issuing this I war effort
ment. Except for such old standbys age November 1942, Miss Doe saidNOTE'S
I rate was 257 per c-.ntUIIF1HMI .K>stage stamp. I Attached to the Physical Train-
-- -
still -- -- -
holdingthe --
as Edna Bailey, -------- ------
-- -
-- ing Department since March 1943,
fort (and Rossback) in Offi Phyllis Poole SpSlc( came to the

,cers' Records, Mary Lee Endicott FROM GABRIEL'S HORNCoii.riMifor Navy from Greensburg, Pa She
out of
beating the be-jeepen
says, "The Navy has been goodto
typewriter in Investigation, Julia ble[ \\' me, and I'm glad I joined
1'lorifla's'ari up.
Perrltt in Personnel (('harmingpel' / (;isles "T/u/ \VorJ"' On ('oIt"I As long as there's a war going on,

on, she) and jour friend Katie I want to be of the aimed
residents take Florida was that everyone was prepared a part
faces OKKIIIHC; I we permanent
of AEM, new pre- ;
services and I like
here at
and cold weather,, my job
dominate the NATTCenter scene Ky Harry 1>. Gabriel weather U/ due in great measure : for snow Jax."
We do have a grand safety engineer I of to our knowledge of what to and no one seems to gin a thoughtto I ,__
Floridians and those -- jL. ---
I Native from a
though: Earl Whitney, who expect and preparations made accordingly adequate protection
us who those to make Florida our And for adequate
lock: over when Clayton Owens de mere rainstorm Australian 13) Gii'cs
permanent home before the vl cisl- I for future rainy days,, \
us for Mainside. I I first came to protection (
.lH'rtt'd First Lieutenant' Office'I tudes are inclined of war to descended inform the on war us time all,, Florida Shortly, I after decided to raise a few j I don't Bonds forget" to because"Buy, "He and sendeth Keep-- L'T. S. \( I'y O/ilin'i .rA7n

moved to Bldg. 521, and took Joan had purchased War
: chickens. I just
residents of the community concerning the [, hroloc'olAccording [
and unjust
Leeth with 'em darn 'em, while unusual state of the I them and it started to rain, day I rain on the Just on ('SSOIi '
the I
Red Cross and Gladys Best movedin and night. I soon decided I should Speaking of rain, there is a to Naval Aviation
cold "we
If it's too
weather I I
to Room 139. I have bought the house unless you place in Burma that is so wet all News, an officer returning to NAS,
ridians" tell the out-of-staters,
.; Bernice Carlton (you remember, unusual if it's don't mind a little damp furnitureand the time during the monsoon season Glenview, reported that when they
"Oh this is ;
she used to l>e at Auto Pilot) took very'IA an extensive mopping-up op- that it is necessary to spread arrived in an Australian port, two
too hot "This much warmer
/; over Pat Ix>mbard's job In PRO eration on your return, for the sake the bedding over bamboo stick! year-old boys paddled their lit-
k than it usually is here at season -
when Pat left for Washington in of ventilation Another point to under which hoppers of charcoalare tle canvas canoe alongside the
The holds true regard -
State. The petite Bernice is a game keep in mind is not to plan picnics burned all day until just a few troopship He leaned over the rail
to the and the dry seasons -
':" credit to any office, and efficiencyplus rainy or other outdoor events without minutes before bedtime In order and asked them what they wanted,

"ft her piquant charm makes her I .have Now for the indulging only valid in excusewe such taking Into consideration a necessity to have a dry bed to sleep in at They told him they wished to come

an indispensable! of sonic form of shelter, If night. Then there is the story aboard His answer, of course,
harmless is
.' And Nancy Appice got married: II desire prevarications to have others our share peculiar you object to puddles of water in written by the English author, was! no. But the boys insisted

She pent her honey-moon-leave our enthusiasm { FloridaIn your lawn, garden or beneath your, Somerset Maugham It's rather a "Now get out of here," the officer
in New York, for what better place own < house, dig a neat little ditch all sordid tale entitled, "Rain The said sternly, irritated at their
-- IR there (Any plugs; for Silver around and out to the nearest I story is about the island of Pago persistence You cant come

.y Springs will be dealt with in a The truth is, however,: that with drain If you are fussy about get- Pago where it rained continuously, aboard, KO scram''!"

later l'olumn.L) I the exception of the prolonged dry ting: wet yourself, carry a spate I don't recall being very much impressed I One of the boys looked the naval

Over at the Library are Hilda spell last winter and spring, there umbrella or raincoat in jour car by the story, but, on a officer in the eye and asked, "Are ,. ,

Henltcn successors, Elizabeth Ran. I hasn't been anthlng'l'ry unusual I all the time, It doesn have to New York stage, I saw the play you the captain of this ship ?"

dies and Martha Harris. The'reloth about the Florida weather In a be a classy get-up In a good made from the story and I've never I "No, I'm not," the officer answered -

helpful, and ever so pleasant! I number of years, Each winter we I hard stead downpour, no one is been able to forget it, How they "But I'm the third officer -

Minn! Handles recommended" "The can count on a few really cold to notice if the umbrella is an I did it, I never bothered to find !" _
I apt
Ballard and The isoirrcc," by Leh- I frigid spells interspersed with antiquated version or the raincoat out, but the effect was sensationalto I The small boy rising In his canoe

mann, which you'd enjoy, Lee. It's I warm sunshiny xlays And, each I a drape shape or zoot tjpetut say the least All through the said, "Well, then, you had better

a pwychologitat affair: but not one year at this time we can depend I they will notice jour disposition, performance, it poured rain'incessant l learn to be more respectful to jour
you could skim through in a dut)'. Ion our rainy season to descend onus !}", It made one actually feel superiors. I'm the captain of this
night. Read! i As a matter of fait, there I Now I come to the reason for I clammy I have never witnessedanything one."
are many of us who look forward I this treatise on the weather. In realistic either
To repeat Mark Twain'a classic I more ----- --- --
about the weather would be a sum. I to a daily thundershower to alleviate the past three weeks or so, I have I from the point of visual or sound out there, let us here at home come

oration of the put-few weeks Hut : the incessant heat, which encountered more shrunken suits, effect. I through with a few more war

hot or no, Ophelia Prince main I would be well nigh: intolerable at ruined shoesbad dispositions all because and of I This nerves as a rough idea of bonds. Yes, the Seventh' War Loan

tains a long:: bob. :Neatly every- this time of year if it were not for assorted grumbling, heard all what some of our boys out in thePacific I Drive is over, but the shooting is
rain than I my
the ever
one has had the "up-urge"* lately, welcome rtlief afforded lj a good blizzards and blinding have to endure. So as long not, PO, let'i keep on buying ai longs

.witti for the Caryl neatest.Kerber'Our recommended own fcaile refreshing, tht unanimity rain each day.with, which However I life snow during storms The reason, I sup 1 as they are going through all that they have to keep on firing. -.


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I I They Sang, They "Swung Their Partners" I.

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TODAY SONG FOR MISS JULIE, with Shirley Ross and Cheryl
ti Walker; PLANTATION MELODIES, comedy; at 1730 and 1930. -
"'fUU.SU .\ : ).-\ -INCENDIARY BLONDE with Betty
Hutton; BRONCS AND BRANDS sports; NEWS; at 1700 and 1930. ? j .
SUNDAY-THE CHEATERS with J. Schildkraut; CONEY I $: H---b a vR bL

ISLAND HONEYMOON colored sports feature; at 1500, 1730, and 11
1930.MONDAY I ,
Kelly and Frank Sinatra; HAPPY GO NUTTY, color cartoon; NEWS; IIt
h at 1730 and 1930.WEDNESDAY1730. "
+ and 1930-WEST OF THE PECOS with Bob (.
Mitchum; IT SHOULDN'T HAPPEN TO A DOG, comedy: at 1730
and 1930. Jt Jt


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4f ;kR \ 1)CI,)

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.it' s ar saat t I u
This picture belays any doubt folks might have had at NATTC as to whether or not the folks
would "go for" hill billy music and square dancing. There wasn't a square Inch of floor pare left for
any addtitonal! square dancers In the auditorium. A special waiver of uniform regulations! made,It pos I
hlble for those+ attending to "go; Informal" for the evening The "hayloft jamboree" was part of the
Waves third anniversary celebration.
-- -- --- -
--- ---

r ,Waves Start FourthCongratulates ): Year; Captainn i SPLflSH fROm nATTC

I Then L Monday Morning

Waves at NATTC Monday ob -- "fJf1'

served their third birthday anniversary Gets Braid
with a near all-day celebration
t; to begin the fourth year of J! ,
service for the Women's Reserveof ,
the Navy. I Yes, the 30th marked our third

The skirted sailors led by Lt. anniversary. and a cluster of
tjgi' Lucile Thompson, Adnftnistra- events began at top speed for the
tive Officer, and other Women's Reserve celebration Friday night's square
No Motion Title-Hefty Hiitton's "Incendiary Blonde" officers, "fell to" at Colors dance found everyone swinging
Monday morning and heard Capt.J. | partners midst typical barnyard
SPECIAL EVENTS B. Lynch, Commanding, NATTC, scenery cleverly designed by Mary
congratulate them and wish them Jane Dickard, chairman of the
Aboard well. I I dance committee. Among the

TODAY BASEBALL lie lauded the work being don I Wave farmerettes Scotty trippedout
a blue and white striped
AIR RAIDERS at NATTC Diamond; at 1700, by the Naves, recalling that at dress and hair ribbons! Comments I
Fit 1 DAY BASEBALL the outset-when Congress first
GAME, CHASON DAIRY vs. NATTC 1 on the dance "The best yet. We
AIR RAIDERS at NATTC Diamond; at 1730. approved the establishment of want of 'em."
TU"\Y-MOODY ARMY AIR FIELDg. NATTC AIR RAID the Women* Keserv e-prov'ision, I
ERS at NATTC Diamond; at 1700. was made for the induction of e opening of the new Indoorkwimming J.The
WAVES Recreation and Athletic Area: Archery equipment available approximately 1,000 officers and pool Tuesday feature
for men and WAVES.GOI.I" about 10,000 enlisted personnel.So a Water Pageant with WavesTUIin
effective efficienta V Anderson! Scott and /.Im-
STATION COURSE. Daily from 1000 to 2000. Open to *
all personnel. Clubs available at gear locker in NATTC Auditorium, their work, however" that the merman representing NA1TC
quota )has continuously been and a diving exhibition by Lt.
personnel by R.s.:. Reynolds,
SpA)2c( ) 1300 to 1530. (Special classes for WAVES by appointment). stepped up, he pointed out, and (J?) Helen I'erry.
Sign up at Shack. now there are over 86,000'a'ell.. Raymond I. Bennett Mho has Our best wishes to Lt. Marvis
SWIMMING DULY. Recreational period for enlisted men their "Bringing women into the Navy been attached to the Advance Gillespie, former Women's Reserve
guests, wives, and WAVES from 1800 to 2100 at NATTC pool No. 1. was so different from all the traditions I Aviation Ordnance School, last. Administration officer, who has
SaturdaysCorecreational period from 0&30 to 1200; 1300 to 1700; and policy of the Navy, many I wtf'kIL... promoted from As'lt- been transferred to Alameda, Calif.
1800 to 2100. Sunday-Co-recreational period from 1200 to 1700; and officers and enlisted men didn't lion Chief Orilnanceman to Gun Mary Ann Anderson is also leaving
1300 to 2100.IIOSTESS. believe they could be asorbed, and ner. The promotion Mai retroactive for her new station at NATTC,
HOUSE open daily from 1530 to 2100. Saturdays and wondered just how they could be to U April, 1915. Gunner Gainesville, Ga
Sundays from 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel and rela- used," Captain Lynch said. "Since llennett enlisted In the Navy The softball team Is heavy on
tives and guests. then, however, you have performedyour In June of 1933; and since then the practice ready to score another -
NAT1C LIBRARY open daily fiom 0500 to 2100. tasks efficiently and to the ha seen service In most parU victory over Cecil Field 8 August,
HOWLING daily at Ship's Service from 1200 to 2030. credit of yourselves, your 1Vomen'sReserve of the world. lie came to under the two new coaches, .Man-
organization, and the NATTC in June from an escort cini and Berrett.
Ashore Navy." carrier In the Pacific. Brooks has become musicminded

SUNDAY-Trip to Silver Springs for all NATTC personnel and Waves without immediatley essential -- -- *+-- --- lately, and hums "One DozenRoses"
guests. Tickets $2.83 round trip Bus leaves at 0830 from circle out duties to perform were ex- The way to fight a woman Is mm.
side Main Gate. Leaves Silver Springs at 1800. Special rates for cused from regular morning mus- with your hat. Grab it and run. Continued on Page Twelve
servicemen and women at Silver Springs. ters to attend the brief ceremonies. --- -- -.--
JACKSONVILLE JUAClltS-Busel leave at frequent intervals Musters were held shortly after Gets -
from Union Bus Station, corner Bay and Hogan Streets. Surf bathing they fell out from the Colors for- Purple Heart Award .e) '
and other recreation at one of world's finest ocean beaches. Bus mation. .

fare NAVY 25c. MOTHER'S 1IOVTESS HOUSE, 101 East Church' Street.. night Late they Monday participated afternoon in a picnic and .1'.1'I

USO CENT'KKS at 122 West Forsjth Street; above Blanding Bus I and dance in the picnic area adja- I t .1
Station; Church and Newnan Street, 311 West Duval Street. USO cent to the Housing Area. Games \! :
WOMEN'S DIVISION at 43 West Monroe Street. were played, contests were staged IIi r'
CANOEING, FISHING, AND MOATINGj Cedar River on San and when the picnic supper was .
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bite\ three blocks from last stop on finally served, the traditional birth {
San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, 50c; canoes1.00 per hour; motor day cake was cut with three flam- I
boats2.00 per hour, five to eight people per boat. ing candles topping the bakery .r } '
HORSEKACK RIDING! MAGNOLIA STAHLES. San Juan Ave- I creation. j t'y \
nue and Lakeshore Blvd. $1.00 hour ..
per for two hours; $1.50 per one At the ceremonies Monday
hour; groups of eight or ten1.00 for two hours. HYDE PARK I morning, Captain Lynch was I
STABLES, Sat Juan Avenue-$100 per hour any time.. I flanked on the speaker's platformby i ,
------ ---------- members of his staff, Including :
felt the loll of a ship beneath their Capt. H. H. Wescott, Lt. Co!. W.1'. I *
Chief Tillbrook feet. He first enlisted In the Navy Evans
Comdr. C. M. Jett, Lt.1 i
in January of 1906, was discharged Comdr. R. D. Blythe, and Lt,
Being Discharged in 1919, te-enlisted in 1922 and Comdr.. W. Simpson. f
was retired in 1937 haling completed -
___ _ I
,, '. Ever since NATTCenter was : more than 30 years of
known as "Service Schools, NAS service. He: "Do you know the secret of
Jacksonville," Fred H. Tillbrook, Since coming to NATTC Chief popularity\. ?"
ChY, has \been around. It's been Tillbrook has been attached to the She: "Yes, but not tonight."
his responsibility to keep the mall pobtoffice. -\
flowing into the hands of mail- Upon receiving his discharge "Henceforth," explained the ftecelving r ,
anxious students and officers sta- rapers, the chief will return to Unit MD, "we will use the }s
tioned here. Daytona Eeach where Mrs. Till- following procedure. Place an anatomy -
This week, however, he was detached brook and a home await him. chart on the wall and put
from NATTC and has goneto -- ---- pins in it to correspond with any Hurry Engberg, AO.M3c, currently a student at the Aviation
the Naval Hospital awaiting Someone told US about the old physical defects in the body of the Fire Control School, NAT1C, was recently presented the Purple
discharge.; fashioned man who worked in a recruit. Then take the chart Heart at ceremonies held In the Captain's office Engberg WM
Chief Tillbroojc can spin some garment factory and made many down, remove the pins, roll It up serving on hoard the fainout 1'ranUUn when he receive hU wound
sea-faring yarns that are the de. I a dress out of woven cloth. He and play .It on a player piano. If He hail from Jamestown, N. Y. Shown congratulating Kngberp U
light of any salt-lover and they now has a son who makes swell it plays 'Nearer, My God, To Thee: (left) Capt. .1. K. Lynch, Commanding, NATTC), a* l nulr. V. M.Jett .
; intrigue, too, ladlubbers who never I skirts with colorful yarns. reject him." Executive Officer, stand* by.


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2 August 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION. Page Eleven


Admiral Stump Describes Some 'Of : Praises CVE's and Their Personnel f fIHfTBMnW7yT1tr fm -I

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A 1Cen Discomforts and Duties On CVE's

-- "There is no romance in a 'Jeep'''

carrier. Mostly it is Just a long ,
E A4 9
grind of hard but important work f MyR N H .N

performed under the most strenuous -
and difficult conditions," Rear

Adm. Felix B. Stump, Chief of
Naval Air Technical Training, recently -
PROFILES pointed out while paying

ty John KicJibourg, AKMSc! tribute to CVE carriers and their ,' ;.

Vignettes. Eddie YoucU personnel in the war in the Pacific,

In his "sack" at every-opportunity. The man who now directs the
Lillian VanAckooy blusnmg-profusely Naval Air Technical Training Pro 't -4
-at the least provocation. gram knows about the work of the

(Gunner Patterson busily engagedat The time was mid-morning, on "jeep carriers" from first-hand ex. I ,
the lathe. Morrell laughingthat Esperitu Santo, an island in the perience. In May of last year he''
particular, inimitable laugh New Hebrides. assumed command of the carrier

"Hl ry" Minnich drying his bands was the DisbursingOffice. division after his promotion to
on Hy Smith's shirt. Jay Curry The. place Rear Admiral and while holding
his car. Beard playing that command plastered the Jap:
cast sympathetic Captain,
The a
know who. "Eag-: : el Guam Leyte, Mindoro,
tennis with-you an SKD lc, Edgar C Goodbrake, Salpan, ,
er" Oviatt looking for something and Pharmacist's Mate, also Luzon, Zambales and Okinawa before -
.anything. Chief Squier lookingfor first class.a returning to the States for his
Chief Rodholm. Chief Rod- Phar- present command.
The Captain had sent the
holm looking for Chief Squier macist's Mate to see the Store- lie was, In charge of fittingout

Frank; Cowman looking for both of I keeper. It was the first meetingin the new carrier, Lexington,
them. Chief Hendrickson workinghis named for the famous old carrier
three for the two
fingers to the bone at the years lost in the Battle of the Coral
I men--father and son.
drafting: Jtable. "Salty" Lumney I "At first I didn't recognize the Sea and he commanded the Lexington p
the sidelines watching from her commissioning
standing on kid", Goodbrake admitted in a recent -
others aance. Jon Dooley and his Profile interview. "Thought 17' February 1943, until 10 April

recordings. Savage always first he was Just another 'swabby''. 1944. lie fought the l.exlntongallantly
In the "chow" line. Junior Olsen There have been no reunions through all the major
Ing paint he must drink it. since for the two; son Gerald is engagements of that period until Rear Adm Felix B. Stump, who recently assumed command of

ew Members of the "I am now now on a hospital ship in the Pa the carrier was struck by a tor- Naval Air Technical Training, recently described the discomfort

a appy" club; V. A. Jensen, AEM cific, dad Edgar is holding only pedo from an enemy plane on the under which personnel operates aboard escort carriers.! Rear Admiral I
2c9lbs.: 4 -M-m-m-m-m-m., 50 of the required 53 points, in night of 4 December 1913 and Stump served for months In the carrier command and wan
Georgie Buckmaster, AEM2c: a NATechTraCen's Disbursing Office was forced to return to the aboard the new Lexington for some time Ills headquarters now

boy 8 Ibs., 1 oz. A couple of heavy. At the time of the Pharmacist's United States for repairs. are In Chicago. _. r
------ ------
entrance into the During this war, the Admiral has -------- -
weights. Another proud "pappy"is unexpected been awarded two Crosses ings our CVE pilots attack Sivim estl'h'lJis
Navy ,
Disbursing Office on Esperitu Santo Passes T
Schaffstall. AEM2ca girl
M, C beaches with machine guns, rock I.
two Legion of Merit medals, one \
he was on his way back to
who weighed in at 7 lbs 7 ozs.Latit I ets and bombs, destroy enemy
the States, and after three hoursof Silver Star medal and the Army
"steady home talk," began the Distinguished Service Medal ships bringing In reinforcements,,
Monday wan the WAVES3rd. lay smoke screens and shield our
Recently Rear Adm. Stump declared
Anniversary and they began/ trip.A "Few people realize the landing troops from enemy artillery
Kansan (he and the General
the da "K events by standing attack troop concentrationsin
Important role the little CVE's, or
morning Colors. Who do you both, although Goodbrake lists the enemy rear and prevent the z
combat escort carriers, have been
instead of Abilene) he
think was here with them None Hutchison, movement of any mobile enemy
performing in the Pacific. With
other but our boy Ducky" Coleman has only the one son. His wife, the of few converted equipment such as trucks tanks,,
exception a
him in Jacksonville
lie came away mumbling Maxine is with from the
etc. Fighter planes
oilers, they have been hastily built
Women. Women by the bunilred after a patient twenty-month : bat escort carriers protect transports
Kaiser converted merchant men
It reminded one- of a while he was in the Pacific. I lacking not only the comforts of and troops from enemy air

miser dipping up hoarded coinsIn Entering the Navy in September the larger carriers but also many attack Photographs are made >? se
Ms hands and letting them of '4?, Goodbrake attendedStorekeeper's '' of the military features, from the air to show locations of
trickle through his fingers saying School In Toledo.In 'I' necessary storehouses, gun emplacements "
armament, etc., of their larger sis- enemy
gleefully, Money, Money, April of '43 he was sent to ters. and terrain. Support aircraft -
t'oletnan Is a good "Joe" the New Hebrides, where he assisted -
Money "Primarily the Job for the little must be in the air ready at
though, and everybody like to in setting up and commissioning combat escort carriers has all times to attack the enemy
joiOi him because he takes It so a Disbursing Office onNew been to our Marines and close to our own lines or furtherIn
well :: Calrmlonla. From there to
instant's notice.
the rear on an
soldiers when they first land inforeign
Ksperltu Santo, then and for Some of them must be ready at all J
E B. "Kid" Wilson, AMMlc. had ('anal. territory, many land-based artil-
times spot our
I \p
days and sometimes weeksthereafter
a little mishap last,week that he'llprobably.Tiever'llvdown. de-commissioned this
"When we until landing fields lery as well as our ships' gunfire.
Wilson months later it was )
office seven are established ashore from 'Sometimes:; the support consists : # i.
maintenance crew :
Lworka-SVlyi the back to Guadalcanal, but this time
Wt\,#a\'Ute jStlyet"hanffaHand has had i to the good old which aircraft can operate to in dropping food, ammunition Zimmerman, HAlc,
"? '< transportation take over the support duties' of and drinking water to isolated has plenty of cause to give with
corn-bat.lr"Cyewman.; U.S.A. In December I was assigned the carriers Without the support units of our troops who the Pepsodent smile.. She recently -
to NATTC, Norman, fol-
; ; from the carriers, invasion have advanced too fast for the "M" test, considered -
As- the many support passed
.J, lie "rope;'. story goes lowed by NATTC, Jax. "
operations could not have from the ground. the most difficult of theexaminations
KadJthV: Jqtirdf'f taking an
!f.liil"g. "g, In civilian life, by turns! a
CSB2O front the Jline"| to Salvage. been undertaken In the first Emphasizing, again, the discom- In su Imming
.Wilson'climbed Into the cockpit, general: station clerk for the place because the beaches are fort aboard those smaller carriers, I of Beaver Dam's (Wls.) gifts

fastened' his safety belt and gave Union Pacific Railroad, a claims too far away from our nearest he said, "Although every officer to the Navy.
the order to cast off. The opera- clerk for the railroad, a grocery shore based aircraft for them to and enlisted man feels proud of '. -:

tion went well until they hit the store manager, and a coca-cola his ., render the constant and Instant his ship or squadron or of his own First ,va'e1: wonder what
ramp loading to the street. It was salesman, Goodl rake> admit support required when and command, and feels that his own sailors talk about when they're
settle down in
there it happened. The old SB2C ready to one where\ It Is needed. unit is superior to every other in alone 1"Second

shivered as it gathered momentum place. "Generally, several days before the Navy in fighting ability, there : "Probably the same
down the ramp. The "Kid" got a "Give me a postmaster's Job In an invasion starts, the enemy territory are few in the combat escort car- things we talk,< about."
firm grip on the stick and swung an average town---In the mid-west" to be invaded, and especially riers who would not like to trade First: "Oh, aren't they awful..

into the turn with the expertnessof -and I'll stay put for life the beaches, are heavily bombedby places with their brothers In the "
a tried veteran. Somethingwent For hobbies and relaxation, both large carriers and small larger carriers who go steaming All warships are called "She,

wrong, however, for the star- Goodbrake lists hunting and fish- carriers supported by battleship, along at high speed and live in according to Admiral Nimitz, because -
board landing wheel folded up and ing, but regretfully admits he's cruiser, and destroyer bombard- great big floating fortresses fouror I it costs so much to keep one
the old plane spun around on it's done little of the former lately and ment. five times the size of the little In powder and paint. ,(From

starboard; wingtip. Wilson had a : not enough of the latter in Florida "Then, at the time of the land. CV E'a." Ladies Home Journal.)
mighty sheepish look on his face I waters. "Out in the Pacific, now,

as he urfbuckled his safety belt there was real fishing," he says. From ch '
Waves Hear Praise Captain Lyn 'f/J
and climbed out He swears he Because Goodbrake Joined the
didn't touch the landing gear control I Navy when he was 38, and draft- '"

-that the accident occurred secure, the question of "Why"
purely and simply as a result of arose. Here is his answer: 1t.t:

old age Well, could be--but the "I'd ads lM"d my son to join the

boys say he got excited :Navy: before Pearl Harbor.When ; : '
war came I realized what : ," .. ".:
Brand new Chief Sp. (I) Krill.1 I'd Raid to Gerald were" empty )

had an experience refitly phrases, unless I, too, could back
I In all probability, can't be them tip and prove I believed In
matched anywhere in the Navy. them. I enlisted because I was .
I lie> had Just donned his new uniform behind my country and my son"

with It's buttons all ashlne No better reasons.ed e
and his chest ) --'
< (undoubtedly --- --
pushed way out in front, and his name out and substituted O.
was swinging along one of 500n Deakins and F. Dau. It was a
I hallowed corridors. An Ensignwas dastardly trick I wonder who

coming along the same corridor did it.Joe.
from the opposite directionand
he also sported a brand new I Wilbourne. SKV2c, an Instructor -
uniform. ('h. Kristan got the in the SKV School, is on
surprise, of his life when, at the I I the receiving end of a lot of guff
prescribed 6 paces, the Ensign these days. B. Mitchell and Gaff
brought his arm up In as smarta I ney, allegedly, are the ones who

salute a* you'd see! anywhere.The '. I started the whole thing. They t r1 .dr
Chief returned It just; as told their group of students, who a. ? e ;' a
smartly, Incidentally the guy pass on to Wilbourne for further ( # ;fr
really cuts a figure In the outfit. instruction, that he was extremelyhard t

A newM>me twosome Is "Rus- of hearing and that they
ty French and that Policeman. would have to talk very loudly if
Also Betty Christie and L. A. they were to be heard. They took
Smith are making eyes at each the plotters' words:. at face value

other-looks; serious' too. and proceeded to yell at Wilbourne.The .
poor guy let it pass a few

S Chuck" Hcsl n's friends ganged times before he asked for an explanation -
I on him the other day. When : He took It good r.a-
I the WAVES had their Barn Dance I turedly and now all of the studentsare

party, "Chuck" worked all that : given the word to talk loudlyto

afternoon (his afternoon off) mak- I Wilbourne who has fallen in ,. .
ing up a poster to be used in the with the spirit of the thing: and is -essential duties heard high praise
comedy of it. For instance Part of NATTO Waves those who did not have Immediately
decoration. It was a good Job, making a NATTC when they gathered Monday at morning Colors adjacent
his : a student will ask a ques- from Capt. J. B. Lynch, Commanding ,
one that he was proud festivities to put tion like -So that's a carburetor? to the Administration Building. On the platform with Captain Lynch are members of his staff,
name'on During the Joe will counter with something and at left are shown some of the officers in charge of the various NATTO schools! night, in the
he took someone over to show them ; T he occasion the observing of the tblr bur** *U"
his work. Talk about embarrass like-Hey? Say your Wife BO (Student Band which played for Colors Monday; was *''r" '"
you'll trade 'tf t anniversary the Women's Reserve,
'jig moments-someone had pajnt- ,I mean, : r

Y .rage Twelve .NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 2 August, 1945

Muscle Benders Who Abandoned Jumpers Swimming Pool Is

._ _

FnGii! itl {,ter Commissioned In

Might ProgramTwo

By Corporal William M. Johnson pool records were established
Staff Sgt Dan "Movie Star" at the new Indoor swimming
Ferezan purely by accident, now
pool at commissioning ceremonies
has a bruised face, a black eye '
e and a pair of dark glasses. That Tuesday night during a prognufe
"purely by accident" had to be in- attended by high-ranking Navy v0flcials }
cluded as he says it wasn't a "door, attached to Naval Air
knob" but a foul tip while playinga Station.
baseball game down by barracks xa
No. 19 the other evening i Lt. (jg) Helen Perry of NATTC
. This "neck of the woods" is becoming who captured three firsts at the
t less populated by the week, Florida AAU outdoor swimmingmeet
in West Palm Beach last
r The fellows were all washing
: Clothes, packing sea-bags and suitcases week-end, chalked up a 6,233; for
I for that trip to the west the 400-meter backstroke, and Ens.
coast. Corporal L. G. Mull and Harley Mize, NAS set a time of
Corporal R. C. Scott of the Auto ... 1,05: for the 100-meter open free
Pilot School had to give up an odd style. Those are best times, up to
stn assortment of gear to the fellows new, at which trainees at all activ-
around the barracks when they ities at NAS in the future will
found a fourth of a lockerful, still shoot while utilizing the elaborate
left, after filling their sea-bag to indoor pool, for training here under
overflowing. the direction of NATTC.

Private First Class Joseph Brand The aquacade which afforded
and Private H. J. Lyda are also spectators a well-rounded programof
making those last-minute prepara- water events was preceded by

. tions to go west. __ .. .. brief commissioning ceremonies at
-- -- -- -
tf This point figuring uor w.ioi' Here are me men in me FIS\LHJ jrnysicm Training urpanraeni who rrccnuy were advanced from which Capt. J. B. Lynch, Com-
L and why, I know not) has kept first class petty officers to Chief Specialists (A). Under the "Hamilton System" of physical training, It manding, NATTC, was the spea"
"Top" Robertson busy as a bee for Is desirable for an officer and a chief to be assigned to each type of activity. Top row, left to right er. The new pool, just complet '
the past week. Maybe it'll b e W. S. Holman, O. F, Capps, B. B. Feldman, C. R. Woddall; bottom row: S. R. Baxleym, N. L. Lenham, will make It possible for'the Na J
cleared up for us Boon. and II. T Amon. to carry on a 12-months programIn
Corporal Charlie Burke was at its.mvlmmine'. survival. Abandon
the "Barn Dance" the other evening ship, 'and flotation training here.
and remarked to his partner Boxing Team Seeking EarlyFallMatches Zimmerman Gets Heretofore, outdoor pools were
that dancing had been in his blood I used, and it was necessary to
-vgince he was a little boy. His part close down that phase of physical
With SE Service
ner told him that he must have "M" Test OkayAnother training for four or five months
bad circulation as it hadn't gotten -- during the winter months.
a down to his feet YET. boxing team is looking Wave at NATTC haspassed Among officers attending the
Wedding bells rang a few day to the future in earnest and if their In Home Stretch the difficult 'M" test in commissioning were Capt. A, R.
ago for Technical Sergeant Raymond present potential plans work out swimming; and not content to rest Brady, Commanding, Naval Air
R. Peters, AEM instructor,, sailors here and in other service on those laurels, is now taking Station; Capt. Frank T. Ward.
and we all wish him the best of centers around the Southeast will For Boxing Entry survival, a physical training phase Chief of Staff; Capt. John -J.
luck. be dished up plenty of very fine taught under the direction of Lt. O'Malley, Commanding, Naval
CpL Paul M. Hile, the "Big- fight cards this fall and winter. More than a half dozen additional (jg) A. J. Stefani. Hospital; Capt. Daniel D. Ventres
Wheel"* of the postoffice with his With their leaves behind them, entries were received last This latest entry into the ranksof Public Works Officer, NAS; Cmdr.
aide, Private First Class Art these huskies at NATTC, ranging week in the approaching NATTC- the truly accomplished swim- John Raby, Executive Officer,
Rarick are asked the same question all the way from the bantamweight wide boxing tournament which will mers is Phyllis Zimmerman, HAlc, NAS; and Col. Martin J. Kelleher,
., .. dozens of times per day. "Any r field on up to the heavyweights, be staged the week of 12 August. who is attached to the dental division Commanding Officer, Marine Barracks
mail for me?" Guess they'll haveto are settling down to some serious More than two dozen would-be of the NATTC Dispensary. NAS.Prior .
go into the business of writing training and by the time the cards masters of the squared ring are Zimmerman hurdled the difficult to Captain Lynch's address .
letters. are actually set-the first probably now working out at the open-air test last week Capt. R. J. White, Senior
Staff Sgt Blair L. Ratliff, Quar in early September-they'll be in a arena and in the gym In prepara- four minutes off, clipping the maximum more than Chaplain, MAS, offered an Invocation
termaster Clerk, was caught holding tion for the of and the formalities
position to well bear the colors of fights. Those enter- 15 allowed to of the
an awful good looking hand NATTC. ing the tournament devote their 440-yard swim, free style, the commissioning were terminatedwith
the other evening. Oh Ohill!! J More recently the boxers;: have usual physical training hour to 10:45. course. Her time was the playing of the National
mean three aces and two kings. taken on the fighters of Cherry workouts, except on those days Anthem by the NATTC Student
Well, as the fat lady said as she Point Marine Base and the Memphis when swimming is regularly sched- She's been swimming "most of Band under the ,dlrectlon. of, Ito,. J; '"
... took off her girdle, "That lets me NATTC, but now they'reseeking uled. In addition, many of them my "life-ever since I was about man Kline, Mus2c, ,r,\': ,,.-'t
out." other service centers are working out others hours. ten, and the fact that she has A water billet} comprised.of. of\' x
\ After that remark I SHOULD hoDiner to make a few strikes Inthlr Winners and runners-up will be now completed every standard personnel from'NAZ"f'CNAS and
quit. O.K. I will. awarded valuable prizes, it was an- swirnmln2' test In tha- Yuv- >lranr1 NAOTC.. cresented..two numbers., ,
search for contenders. Let- nounced this week. All finalists that she's goIngon to survival and a comical:"night-gown. relay;
a SOFTBALLSTANDINGSResults ters have gone to Miami NAS, receive prizes, winners getting rare training-Indicates that she likes race" rase was/jthe. medium,,forV". ..
The Army AAF at Greensboro, and useful Swank leather bill it more than passingly well. In producing plenty ,of laughs. A. .
( to 9 ,July) N. C.; Fort Bragg Infantry folds. Runners-up will be awarded fact, she's looking forward to some diving exhibition was presented by I
AEM Training Camp; Norfolk NAS; identification bracelets. swimming In the cool lakes of Wis- Lt. (jg) Perry, 2nd Lt. Jack Roth; 1*
Leaguew L Camp Croft (S. C.) Infantry The first round of the matches consin late this fall, when there'll USMC, J. C. Bowling, CSP, USCG,
Bks 16 I 5 1 Training Blanding. Camp; and Camp will take place Monday night, 13 be some leave coming up. I and Bruce Harlan, SpA)3c.)

Bks. IS 5 1 August The second round will be -Zimmerman hails from Beaver I 1st Lt. Jerry Appy, USMC, Cecil
Bks. 13 3 2 That's half dozen definite attempts staged the following Wednesday Dam, Wis., attending high school Field, served as commentator dur.
Bks. IT 2. to get matches for the lads night, and the finals will take there, then spending a year in the ing the evening. Supervising officers
Bks. 15 l' here and to provide some very place Friday night, 17 August nursing school at St. Mary's College for the well-received pro-
Bks li 0" special entertainment for those I Fights, weather permitting, will be Milwaukee. She was employed gram were Lt. Cmdr. Warren Me-
who would rather watch than at the open-air arena. as a dental hygienist before Guirk. Lt. O. W. Douglas, Lt.
Officers' League fight. Lieut. William Muir believes Several veterans of the fight entering the Waves, and receivedsix Rex Enright, Lt. (jg) A. Stefani,
w L that out of those efforts business attached to the Physical weeks of dental orientation at Lt (jg) Jean Shelley, and Lt. (jg)
should come some pleasant responses Training Department are giving San Diego before coming here last Helen Perry.
Administration I 5 1 entrants
Schools 3 3 special instruction. They September. The pool was constructed by .a
Students 2. The team isn't stopping with include Chiefs Al Sinibaldi and W. I eg, contract firm under supervision of
Ordnance 2" those, however. There are a Navy R. McLaren, and Specialists Eddie "Do you women at this the Station's Officer-ln-Charge of
convalescent hospital at New Or- Barnett and Charlie Dedman. barrIO"No construction In the Public Works
leans and an Army Convalescent Here are the more recent entrants you eotta bring your own." Department.
American Leaguew hospital in Atlanta. Muir is sug- in the tournament: R. Kim- .
L gesting to officials at those insti- berk, Al Almeda, J. Garibaldi, F.
AEM Operations I 5 0 tutions that they arrange suitable Wells, J. Meyer, B. Corbett, and Bulkhead
Marines 1 0 opponents for the NATTC fighters R. Gruber.
AFC 2 1 (in the case of New Orleans, pos- --iiI-- .rs ?
Training Division 1 3 sibly Corpus Christie) and a bang- s
Adv. Ordnance 1 3 up fight show will be staged for Softball Playls
A v'n. Ordnance 1 4 the convalescents. r- .
These are some of the |K>i>>1.slbilitles 1. In Two ))
National League for the fall and winter. LeaguesIn
w L The team Isn't complete yet, fAiLj-4i-
Basic. Elec. I 5 0 and Mulr emphasized this Meek the only two softball games T
TurretsCooks I 5 3 that any one who feels he can played at NATTC last week, two
Si Baktis 3 3 make a berth for himself on the teams stretched their leads in as
Police 2 2 boxing squad will certainly be many leagues
Phase X 2 3 given every opportunity to do so. Wednesday, AEM Operations
PT & Welfare 1 4 So, It's wide open for boxers at trounced Advanced Ordnance, 6-2,
NATTC-Just get in touch with extending their league score to five
School Leaguew the Physical Training Depart straight wins and sending the ordnance
L ment. ten to the bottom of the

Bks 53 4 0 Already pretty well set the American League ladder. Elliott
up on
Bks. 6 3 1 team are several top-ranking Janacek had the battery hon-
Bks. 6) 2 2 ers including Lou Fugasl, Sal fight Al- and ors for the winners, and Tesevento .

Bks. 2 2 3 varez, Charlie Dedman, Eddie Barnett for the Hanson pitched and caught
Bka. 5 2. Eddie Clayton, Norman Evan ordnance men.
Bks. 61 1 4 son, and. Al Sinibaldi. CSpA( Barracks 63 soundly took Bar-
racks 5 in
Bill the only other
handles the game
men. '
played, 127. That gave Barracks
More About Waves -- -_ 53 a record of wins with 1.4 A
4 1Continued from Page Ten temporary duty in St. Louis and but Barracks I 5 maintained no defeats

Willie, Crawford became Mrs. leave with the news that Henry its next-to-last spot on the School aI
Robinson while oa leave, and B. was coming home. Concurrent League ladder, Galinckl pitched t
Calhoun Is wearing a diamonds with the Waves third birthday, for the winners and Kaiser caught '
wedding bells to ring In October. Erva Kondracki added another The losing pitcher was Axline, and f *+
I year received
congratulations Cobb
Virginia Wrlnkard returned from caught.
( leave a* Mrs. Fabian, and Frances over. the loud speaker.How's Wet diamonds prevented play by
Smith Schlndewolf also re- your horse sense these the balance of the teams in the
turned after seeing her new hint-' I days For full details, consult several leagues
band off to Pacific area You Mahoney or Leander regarding a --iiI _
+ w-? must have, noticed I the canted' recent trip to the riding stables Voice on telephone: "How are I.t. '

look on Mary Lou Wilson',facethe I Leander got lost and returned an you this morning T" t.-, ,---" -,--' ..-. --'".- _. ---....,.....".-- ...
.. tollh sews "mV husband *j hour later, stating.. 'but it was and Answer: "All right. *
;.1--- hoI( I''k rful horse!" Stiff muscles Voice on telephone: "I guess .I ''I don't mind you cuttin' it short, but I'd feel lots safer

: ,". j ,XfttaU v 1'Pinabrow....returned"**..*".. from I were 'i result have the wrong number." if you could SEE me." '