Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: August 16, 1945
Frequency: weekly
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General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
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VOL 3, No. 23 16 August, 1945


Headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training Command J


Station Takes Peace Quietly :

AU Hands Except More Pray Than Celebrate :

Key Jobs Given ', trlIy Rejoicing Is Restrained !

The Navy at NAS, Jax, met the peace with an air of restrained I

Two Day HolidayOn rejoicing. Coming as it did at 1900 on the fifth day;

of waiting, the surrender news hit NAS Jax when most of .

Wednesday morning it was' the personnel were in quarters, at chow, or relaxing. Many; .;
announced that all civilian personnel did not hear about it until friends passed the word. .
other than key operatives for I
maintenance purposes would be ex- There was a period of total quiet, when presumably all
cused from work until Friday hands were standing by radios, eagerly seeking more details \

morning. on the great event. About 2015, a few automobiles blew raucous .
'\aA Operation of the station by Naval horns and the occupants shouted as they rode up and
personnel went on a holiday
., basis with duty sections maintained down the station streets, but it was a brief flurry. Patrons )

in all departments for security of Ship's Service and the Anchorage probably put on the t i

purposes. All flying was secured most spontaneous and unrestrained celebration as they cheered -

until The Friday.Commissary remained openen yelled, and got busy passing out victory i kisses.

Wednesday but was closed to- Enlisted Waves garbedthemselves
day. NATS Crew Saves in make-shift cos- I

Capt. Brady. dr Four Army FliersFour tumes and held a victory; '
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Captain A. R. Brady, commanding 'N "" w Army fliers, survivors of a snake dance throughout the
officer, Issued a statement Captain John Raby, former Executive Officer, left, welcomes B-17 crash at sea early in July, Waves' area, singing and
la which he lauded the cooperation Commander Paul E. Emrick, USN, aboard for duty as the station'snew owe their lives to the vigilance of weaving in and out the various
which had enabled the Executive Officer.
Naval Air Transport
the crew a
United Nations to score a victory Service four-motored R5D trans- barracks.
over Japan, and called for Detached port, eastbound for Paris. The chapel lights flashed OH
thanksgiving. that the conflicts Copt. Baby ; Alerted by Army operations in : promptly at 1900, and a
ended.In the Azores to be on the lookoutfor steady stream of men and

dy declared hU statement: Captain Bra. New Exec Takes Over crew the sighted missing a B-17 questionable, the NATS oil women went in to offer pray- }

"After nearly four years of of thanksgiving for the
slick an hour out of port and ers l
long And difficult struggle God in Commander Paul E. Emrick, for the ,
to Investigate. and of guidance
changed heading peace,
Iwlsd USN, Tuesday succeeded
illy has seen fit "Blue Ghost"Has Captain Shortly afterward, a tell-tale dye. future.
to bless our arms-the arms of John Raby as the Executive Officer marker observed and then bits !
democracy, freedom and the of the Naval Air Station, was The Navy was filled with
of Finally crewmen
right to individual Initiative, RevengeFrom Jacksonville Captain Raby was spied a bobbing raft containingfour heartfelt joy that the long :
with victory In the Pacific. promoted from the rank of Com- men. struggle was at last over, but j
"For the occasion of this terrible mander upon his detachment for
Word of the find was immediately -
under the rejoicing was a sober
duty outside the continental lim-
conflict which has cost the lives Tarawa to Tokyo_ flashed to the Azores and the
of hundreds of thousands of our its of the United States. note of remembrance for
in operations covering more big K5D, from Squadron VIM,
. American boys we should give than 160,000 miles of ocean Born in Butler, Pa., April 1, NATS Atlantic Wing, circled the those who found their final
thanks. 1910, Comdr. Emrick is a veteranof in the Coral
area for three hours until a U. S. peace long ago
"At the same time it cannot be the new USS Lexington has carrier warfare In the Pacific. sub-chaser arrived to take the Sea or under a Kamikaze
denied that the American people avenged her predecessorsunk After attending grade and high survivors aboard After the res-
who have contributed so much to- in the Battle of Coral school in Butler he was appointedto cue, the NATS plane returned to plane, and a solemn note of
ward this victory are entitled to the United States Naval Acad- the Azores to refuel before thought for the problems of ,.
1942 I
Sea in May by pro-
expressions of joy, tempered with carry emy from which he graduated and ceeding to Paris. the future. f I
sound judgement."All ing the war right into Ja- was commissioned an Ensign on 1
our Allies particularly pan's front yard. June 2, 1932. Since that time he Flattop Shipper I

! Russia, China and Great Britain, i The battle record of the has been promoted through the I ._ __...__"'.,"'.<<."...,y.. __ ,. I I1
. are to be congratulated upon the grades to Commander to rank
part played in eliminating this Lexington, released just yes- from November 18, 1912.
threat to the lifeblood of freedom- terday, reveals that the 27- Following graduation from the
loving peop,. But more particu- 000-ton Essex-class carrier Academy, Comdr. Emrick served
larly our brave and gallant men for two years in the USS Concord, -1
of the United States' armed participated and from October 1934: until Feb-
forces, and our self-sacrificing, loyal every major carrier action of ruary 1936 he was under instruc-
hard-working and diligent the war. For 17 months the tion at the Naval Air Station,
American citizens should be lauded ship averaged a full-sized Pensacola, Fla. He then served In
the air units of the USS Houston
for the tremendous part they played
in bringing this conflict to a.. strike every six days. until June 1938 and in Torpedo }.
successful conclusion.Two I Since her commissioning 17 Feb- Squadron Two, attached to the
Fronts ruary 1943, the Lexington has aircraft carrier Lexington for one
taken part in 30 attacks upon the
"Only through universal cooper- enemy, including two fleet engage- year Torpedo Sqdn. Nine j j'j
ation through the productionfront ments, direct air support for land In June 1939 Comdr. Emrick re- ,
at home, the able leadership troops in seven amphibious opera- ported for duty as instructor at ij1
I' of our military men, and the limitless tions and miscellaneous air strikeson the Naval Air Station, Pensacola, t
courage of our fighting men, targets ranging from the Gil and at the Naval Air Station, Miami 'j
have we been able to defeat an berts to the Japanese home islands. Fla., until August 1941. He
enemy on two fronts-the Euro- Gets 86: Jap Planes had duty In connection with fittingout
pean and the I'aclflc-1n less than Air groups from the Lexington Torpedo Squadron Eight attached .i .1

four years. have destroyed 372 enemy planes i to the USS Hornet from ... .
"In this, our period of unrestrained in the air and 475 on the ground, September 1911 until February 8, I __ W"' t "
A l joy, it would be most in- have sunk or destroyed more than 1942 when he had similar duty in Captain Frank Trenwith Ward, Jr., Chief-of-Staff to.
appropriate if we did not remem- 300,000 tons of Japanese shippingand connection with fitting out Torpedo Rear Admiral Ralph E. Davison, head of NAOT, was awarded -
ber the homes of many American damaged nearly 600,000 tons Squadron Nine, and commanded in the Conference I
families, struck by tragedy duringthe. additional. The carrier's antiaircraft this squadron from November the Legion of Merit last week at :.
conflict. Let us ask God's bless- I guns have shot down 15 en- 1, 1912 until December 1913. Room of the Administration Building. The presentation
ing upon those loved ones who emy planes and are credited with For service as Commander of by Adm. Davison was made in the presence of mem-
have been called upon to sacrifice assists on five others. In addi- Torpedo Squadron Nine and Com bers of the Staff. In the picture, from left to right, are Adm. .:
to themIn I
those nearest and dearest tion, during the Battle for Leyte mander Air Group Nine, Commander wife Thelma P. Ward their daughter, ,,
Davison ,
the cause of democracy and Gulf, on 24-25 October 1944, Air Emrick was awarded two Distinguished "
freedom. Let us pray that these Group 19, then operating: from the : Flying Crosses and. two Ann, and the Captain. 1
sacrifices may not have been in Lexington, shared with other car- Air Medals. \ His citation, signed by vies
vain. rier groups the sinking of three lie next served on the aircraft Adm. D. E. Barbey, read;
Problems Ahead. Jap carriers and a Natorl-class carrier Essex, first as air officer The Station SceneSailors "For distinguishing himself by '
ourselves to
allow ex-
Ail we I cruiser until April 1944: when he became exceptionally meritorius service In
press long pent up joys in the form Throughout her combat opera- her navigator Detached from the and Waves lined up along the performance of duty as com
of restrained celebration let us not tions, the Lexington has been hit Enterprise, watching with awe the
Essex on July 1, he was orderedto manding Officer of an Escort Carrier
forget that we have a difficult only twice.in enemy air attacks Jacksonville. skilled operator manipulate the during the Invasion of an Island .
road ahead-a road which in peace Blue Ghost In addition to the Distinguished giant jaws of the enormous ditch In the Southwest Pacific
perhaps poses as many problemsas Dubbed the "Blue Ghost" by Flying Cross, Comdr. Emrick is digger scooping out a new pipe line Area. Captain Ward served with
those of war. If we face those Radio Tokyo because she had not. trench.
entitled to the American Defense: distinction when a group of
problems with the same relentless then been camouflaged as had most Service Medal, Fleet Clasp, and the fighter planes from
determination, energy and sound of her Essex-class sister-ships, the I Asiatic Pacific Area Campaign Embarrassed sailor, clad only in I carrier which was damaged and in,4
thinking that marked the prosecution Lex has participated in 00 percentof I Medal. short shorts, trying to be nonchalant capable of operating aircraft, were
I of the war we will likewise the major actions of the Pacific
Captain Kabj. when four civilian women landed on board his ship without
'conquer the problems.. of the peace war A partial list of her attackson A native of Pensacola, Capt. park their car near his sunning injury to any personnel, despite
I.. that lies ahead."Unfortunately the enemy includes Tarawa and Raby entered the naval service via place and all lean out the windowsto complete darkness, rain, lack of
history has pro- Makin, the Marshalls, Truk Palau, Annapolis, class of 1929, and aftera whistle at him. surface wind, failure of deck light-
ven that we have wars on top of Yap, Hollandia-Wakde, Saipan, brief tour of duty as deck officer Ing and the fact that most of the
wars. The San Francisco charter Tinian, Guam, Mindoro and Luzon, won his wings at Pensacola. pilots had never previously made
has perhaps given us reason to Iwo Jima, the Ryukyus, Kyushuand He has served on two major war Full Commander yielding to the night carrier landings.
hope that civilization will never Tokyo. olden urge of the good earth, and
$ fronts, in the African theatre and "This was,a splendid example of
again be beset by the forces of evil The next Lexington has just in the Central Pacific, and Is the down on hands and knees plantinga overcoming all odds in the Interest
/ and armed might, but until such a been overhauled and had her battle holder of three Navy awards--the small tree. of safety to flight personnel, ant U .to ,
result is an actuality we cannot scars repaired In the Sound -....- "'
Puget Navy Cross, D.F.C. and Air Medal. a tribute to the leadership of Captain
afford to carelessly relax and see Navy Yard, Bremerton, Wash. The As air group commander of what The Japanese government served Ward. His service ani conduct r
all of our years of military prep- ship became the first to receive an was at that time one of the Navy's notice In 1931 of its Intention to throughout were in keeping with r
aration come to naught i air-conditioning appartoa which largest and newest carriers he terminate the Washington Naval the highest traditions of the Navy;
Continued On rage Seven will cool its entire sick bay. Continued on Page Seven Treaty of 1922. of the United States.. ..

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Two JAX AIR NEWS 16 August, 1945

Local Chief Led I ATOoNMllc1.6.AA6 Here's Dope On

Chinese Guerillas BOMB 6AAAA4a. Atomic Energy

By Arthur M. Greene VJc By Camp Newspaper' Service
Staff Writer J1 .6A. The idea behind, the atomic bombis
When Chief Benedetto Colella of not new in theory. Scientists
VPB21 tells students Just what EACH SYMBOL REPRESENTS 1.000 TONS. have understood the principles involved -
I and what not to do during survival ; what they had not workedout
'and infiltration training, he's not J&- was the practical application -
: just repeating stuff he got out of : --rT" -t-' -+ -t- How they did it, ot

I a training manual. _cI, course, remains a secret, but the .
For backing him up is two yearsof basic principles are available to

experience in China sneaking ;i anyone who can dope them out.
about virtually under the very eyes An atom is an unimaginably, .
of the Japs, helping downed Allied small particle of matter, consisting
airmen back to our lines, sabotaging of a nucleus about which circulate
U.S.NAVAL HOSPITAL enemy railroads and bridges, ii\ + + + + varying numbers ot- electrons

and training Chinese. guerilla \ \ T" which are negative electrical

IxniU I). Hlghtower, CPhM (T) troops. charges. What makes an atomof
USNR, reported at this activity The genial, easy-going ACMM ONE say, hydrogen, different froman
after twenty-five months of sea joined the Navy in New York City Ct- fcfewJtisssto nLiAiss*. JUl -T atom of carbon, is the number
duty. While aboard the LSTNo.345. back in February 1941. After EOMBNS r :r t and arrangement of its electrons.
Hightower participated in D-day boot training at Newport, R. I., he By the same token, the arrange
landings at Salerno, Italy, at Gcla, came to Jacksonville for trainingas EACH SYMBOL REPRESENTS LOAD CARRIIO BY 100 a.295 ment and course of electrons
Sicily and subsequent follow-up an aviation machinist's mate in makes a loaf of bread different
trips. He then returned to the October of that same year. Upon I from the Empire State Building.
United States, was transferred to completion of the course, he was
A relatively email amount of
the USS LSTNo.60 and participated ordered to Corpus Christ forduty Mariner Crewman Survives energy is required to keep an atom
in D-day invasion of northern with a squadron. I of hydrogen the simplest of all

France. Hightower made fifty VolunteersOne types of atoms, together. A
round trips across the English morning some time later, a Weird Sea-Jungle AdventureThe huge amount, however is neededto
call went out volunteers for
Channel while aboard the LSTNo. I keep an atom of uranium to
special!! job involving extrahazardous
60 from to -
hauling cargo England gether. Urnaium, which to
France and returning the wounded duty. Applicants had to be crew of a Mariner patrol-bomber which was hit and be the active agent in the appears new atomic -

from France to England.The 30 single, and, between in excellent the ages health.of 22 and Co severely damaged by Japanese anti-aircraft fire, vent I bomb is a recently dicov- .

LSTNo.tiO's normal hospital. lella fit the requirements, and despite I through an odyssey which rivaled that of Ulysses or Sinbad ered substance with a greater

corps consisted of one CFhM, one the old axiom that ")'OUne't'r the Sailor before some of them were finally]) rescued. number of and more compiicatcdarangement
ThM3c and one HAle, but at the of electrons than any
volunteer for anything in the de-
time of the invasion this meager The plane commander, other element.
staff was increased by three Brit- Navy, volunteers he applied.The .were kept completely spite his wounds, attemptedto plane was beached, and camp Here is a practical example:

ish Doctors and thirty-three Army in the dark as to the na- ; fly as far towards a friendly was set up 200 yards away Relatively less energy is requiredto
Aid Men. Initial care was rendered late in Contact with a native was made keep a wad of absorbent cotton
ture of tfceir new assignment, but base as possible but
the injured in France at the : the aviation machinist's mate, nowa by the plane commander. Despitehis together than to keep a steel bar
Army Aid Stations before they first class petty officer, learned the afternoon, in the vicinityof failure to understand English, I together.! Conversely, more energy
were placed for transportationacross that the mission required qualified the Celebes Islands} the the native made signs!! that he would be needed to disintegrate
the Channel. The average paratroopers. Mariner was forced down. The would return with aid. Meanwhile, I the steel than the cotton.To .

return load of patients for the Together with another mech, two investigation disclosed that the I exact the power in the uran-
LSTNo.60 was 200 stretcher pa- ordnancemen, and two radiomen, chief. It was replete with danger, PBM's radio apparatus was out of ium atom by separating its parts
tients and 50 ambulatory patients. he reported to Washington where dirt, and a way of life far different commission, and all attempts to was the problem. It was done by
Hightower commends the efficiency the sextette was interviewed by from what he had known be- I send SOS messages were fruitless. I I striking it with a particle without
with which the injured were high-ranking officers in the Navy fore. The people lived mostly in While the crew was setting up I electrical charge called a neutron,
cared for following the invasion.He Department. huts, but in the interior it was entirely its emergency radio gear, the native which is a component of the
states that everything was in Mission Secret different. And that's wherehe returned with the promised atom.

readiness for the prompt unload- Elaborate precautions were taken was sent next. "It, was like help50 armed Jap soldiers who I I Now, one atom of uranium, or
ing of patients when they arrivedin to keep the mission secret. The waking fop and finding ;yourself immediately opened fire on the of any other substance, is unbelievably .
the English Harbor and that the volunteers donned civilian clothes. I transported back through the centuries beached plane. The men, well con- !1' tiny. Billions are required tt
250 patients were unloaded in approximately They were whisked by truck to an I I to about the year 800 A.D.," cealed in the brush, watched the' make up a pinhead. Scientists had
twenty minutes time. stated. attack, but when bullets '
undisclosed destination, unable to he began to find a way to split tremendous
Following duty on the LSTNo.60, see where they were going. It I I In this outpost Colella busied whizzing into their camp, raced I 1 numbers of uranium atoms, which
Hightower was stationed at Port- turned out to be a special school himself training Chinese guerillas for cover dragging the seriously i i wherein the neutron from one
land, England for three months for training in survival, infiltration recruited by the local warlords. wounded aircrewman with them. I was achieved by a'chain process
duty at the Naval Dispensary, demolition, and familiarization The men were trying to halt the During the attack, four of the atom splits the adjacent atom.
where he was assigned in the Rec- in foreign arms. No one knew advance of the Japs in their drive crew, one slightly wounded in the | The destruction of these atoms
ord Office. He has been assignedin who they were, and In turn they which finally drove the U S. 14th leg became separated from the into their component parts con-
the Record Office here and is still didn't know what their new airforce from many of its bases. others. They hid in a waist-deep I stitutes an explosion, and because
very much pleased to be in Jack- job was to be. With his band of guerillas, the marsh until dark, then decided to ot the prodigious amounts of energy -
sonvilleHigbtower's home is in Two weeks later they returnedto chief infiltrated the Jap lines to crawl to the beach and build a1 I involved, the explosion is of

Atlanta Ga., and he was stationed Washington, only to be flown observe their movements and to raft. One Jap patrol passed so close far greater violence than any previous
here before his trip overseas. We to Fort Benning for a rapid course pass back vital information. They that the- brush under which they I I explosions: in the history of
are glad to welcome him back. in paratrooper tactics. Before they lived off the land, hunting and were hiding moved from contact mankind.

The Women's Softball League departed 10 days later, they had foraging for food some times, with the body of a Jap soldier. At I This is perhaps an oversimplified
began pitching this week and the made three Jumps from an Army I while at other times buying or midnight, the quartet emerged, explanation of atomic forces.It .
C-47 :sequestering it from Chinese built a raft of cocoanut logs, fastened -
Hosp-Wave's team was ready for should be noted, however, that
the opening of the season. Remember I' Back Washington, they finally I farmers. together with shoelaces, and the harnessing of the atom can
: In June, lt>44, with the Japs close put to sea._ I
the fine teamwork that the were told where they were being I be used for constructive as well as
Hoep-Waves displayed last season sent-China! By plane, they trav- on their heels, the roads cut, and The raft broke up almost Imme- I, destructive purposes We are probably -
for them eled to South heir supply of ammunition exhausted diately. Heavy swells tore the logs
? We are all cheering America then across i I I witnessing the beginning of
again this season and expect many the South Atlantic, and by way of they retreated southwestward I apart, but the men placed the an era in which atomic energy will
back In I wounded crew member
wins. Africa and India, to Kunming, I finally ending up I astride the be used for light, heat, and power
of rest largest one while
Kunming., After a month they clung to it
Bernie O. Baggett. Cpl, L'SMCR China. For the next four months I to I If intelligently used as Secre-
from the effects of I II stay afloat. In mid-afternoon
has been awarued the temporary I Chief Colella and the others accompanied the tary Stimson has said, this energy
life the chief was sent following day a heavy storm
this rugged ,
nation; for the Navy Cross for I I I I carried them far to I can not only speed the defeat of
\ northeast toward the coast where sea. They lost
services rendered in action on Iwo I their the Japs but can bring new benefits : -
bearings but
the Japanese held large Chinese finally sighteda
Jima. Arthur A. Baker P\t. US- to civilization.
cities. There he really was busy-: large island and struggle 1 ._
MCK the Purple --- -- -
was ---
ashore. One of the
helping downed Allied airmen and men went inland
Heart for wounds received as a result -
civilian back to friendly to forage for food. Suddenly !
escapees Navy To Take Over
of action Iwo Jima.
enemy he
territory, training more guerillas, screamed for help, but when another :I
Both awards were delivered with and sabotaging Jap railroads and in the party rushed into the All Rocket Research
congratulations by Capt. J. J. this time he jungle armed only with knife
Y bridges. During I a ,
MC USN 4 All rocket development activities -
O'Malley ( ) on Aug.
learned that the Japs had placed' a man was nowhere to be found.
3015.Itov. now conducted for the Navyat
Assuming that I
head. I had been
I price on captured -
are ol calling! We can'tquite the three the California Institute of Tech-
He was amazed to learn during remaining survivors '
figure out whether our hospital this time that trade between the put to sea again with their log I|nology under the sponsorship ff
personnel enjoy the thrill of g Japs and Chinese goes on despite !I Two American planes flew overhead the Office of Scientific Research
in threatening gales or without I and Development, will come under
the war. Passes allow men to go sighting the swimmers -
whether they enjoy the ride in the I' but later I i direct naval control in a series cf)
t back and forth from one side to one of them re. '
crash' boat. The first ride in the turned, commenced moves mutually worked out by
another, and on a number of occa- circling, and
crash boat this past week was given m I sions, dressed in civilian clothes, prepared to land. Then the men C.I.T., the Navy Department and .
NC) USNR and Lt. T Wodniak (NC) USNU. These white man on the streets as there shark appeared and attacked the These activities, which cover a
girls were rescued before the sailboat were many white Russians and left arm of one who finally succeeded vide range of research and experi
actually dumped them out in other neutrals in Shanghai. in beating it off by forcing: mental production, are being
the river, but the others weren't so Back to StatesIn his foot and right hand into its transferred to the Bureau of Ord

fortunate. Ens. Barbara Duenweg February, 1945, Colella left mouth and pushing as hard as he nance. They will be under the supervisor -
(HCUSNR) and Lt. Harry L. Al- the area. He walked for 10 days-- could. He lost his left arm and two of the Naval Ordnance
len MC) USNR took their ride in 240 miles-until he reached a road fingers of his right hand. Test Station? Inyokern, Calif.
the crash boat last Wednesday convoys of supplies going where he caught a ride on a char The plane landed got an three The transfer of this work Is being
evening after the sailboat cap- overland to the Chinese guerillaswho coal-burning truck. Traveling for men aboard, and all of them ultimately undertaken so that rocket research -
sized. Miss Duenweg's only com- were harassing the Japs behind three days and nights, he reached survived. Aboard the plane will continue in the postwar
ment was, "Wouldn't you think the lines. a 14th airforce base which, incidentally they learned that the shark had period, it Was pointed out.
that they would have a blanket in "And theJaps weren't the only I the actually been responsible for
the crash boat?" Apparently the ones we had to watch out for," I Japs captured the rescue. The plane their down to the water where the three
following day, and obtained a ride crew had spot-
crash boat ride is rather chilly the chief explained. "The coun- ,I ted the shark!! in the water swimmers were sighted. No shots
back to below
when one's clothing is wet. tryskJe was full of Chinese bandits. I on a plane Kunming. After mistaking it for had been fired at the shark 1 test
a whale
a flight over the "Hump" to Cal- and flown the
we managed to get the I bullets hit the men.
Detached this! week Mere: Lt. plies through." 'cutta, he boarded a ship bound for '
(jg) Fenton Shaffner (MC) USNR, Kunming Life San Francisco. He reported back 'I A. R. t-11, 1945.
Lt. (Jg) Clara L. Lampp (NC) I Life in Kunming was exciting, to Washington and got a 30-day Dear Sir: Capt. USN, Commanding Officer.August
USN, Lt. (jg) Elizabeth M. Carver according to the leave. He reported to NAS Jacksonville J
adventuresome would
(NC) USNR. Lt. (fjg) Arlene I for operational training., and myself for to express to you the appreciation of my wife
I* Esart (NC) USNR and five Comdr. Dan J. Zimmerman MCS) but officers at the PRY squadron the period In which the privilege of using the Navy chow hall during

Hospital Corps-Waves. The Waves USNR, Lt. Beatrice B. Benton decided that his experience would I We not the civilian cafeteria has been closed. A... '
detached have all been at the hos- (NC) USNR, Lt. Annie M. Fisher prove of value as an Instructor in civilian only appreciate the generosity and consideration of .
pital here for two or more years (NC) USNR, Lt. (Jg) Beatrice B. survival and Infiltration training, high welfare shown!! us by the Navy Dept.. but also the very
quality of
and were among the first Wavesto Avery (NC) USNR, Lt. (Jg) Betty so he was assigned that duty. which It the rood served. I report at this station. They are: J. Ketchum (NC) USNR and Colella points out that even if chow hall wu served, the *In menu the cleanliness of the
Gladys L. Luntz, CFhM (V-10) Ens. Ellen Williams (NC) USNR. the war were to end, this trainingwill by the enlisted and the courtesy and congenial attitude extended to "$
USNR, Patricia J. Spurgeon, PhM. Lt. Mary E. Gregory (NC) USN be needed by the men who will We- personnel of the chow hall.
2c (V-10) USNR, Margaret J. and Capt. Eugene P. Phaneuf, be flying patrol over lonely, deserted thank 'Ou for the privilege ranted to U8 and please It
Condon. PhMlc (V-10) USNR Army Air Corps were married In stretches of land and water polllrible, extend a "Wel: Done" to those directly responsible for pro-
Constance Sloan FhM3c (V-10)) Folkston, Ga.. Thursday 3, August and that it will be just as impor- ducing and serving such excellent chow

USNR, and Lillian Alberta, PhM. The newlyweds enjoyed a six tant In peacetime to know how to Sincerely yours!
Je (V-10) USNR. I day leave of absence which was survive it forced down far from KENNETH W. BLISS,
Reporting this week arc Lt. ,spent at Ponte Vedra. civilization Prod Office A. & R.Page .



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I J|t Here's Background Station Housing Facilities To I Chief Decorated_ UJ

;: On (
f Russia's Foreign

1':: Relations With JapsBy Be Assigned on New Point Basis --J Ja I IAdmiral's

Camp Newspaper Service
I Assignment of married enlisted -
Soviet Russia has joined Tier:I men's quarters in the NAS Housing rfrYY
1 Western Allies in their
war on Ja- Project, Dewey Park, C.P.O.Public .
: "to shorten the
pan period of war,
and the
r. Quarters, new Row
to cut down the I,
number of victims Housing Project,..has been radically
f es
and to contribute to the quickest
revised under Station Order No
restoration of general peace." 84.45 issued last week.

"The Soviet Government con Commands and departmentshave

siders that only by this policy of been requested to define certain

theirs can peace be brought nearer, jobs as key positions those I 1 1I
peoples delivered from future sac held by men whose presence on the
rifices and sufferings and the Japanese station would be essential in an II

people provided with the emergency. Houses assigned to I

possibility of avoiding the dangerand men holding such positions will

destruction endured by Germany thereafter be designated as "Key
after her refusal to capitulate Position Houses" and can be occupied I WAVE reaction to the off-agaln,

unconditionally," said Soviet I only by men in that category -on-again surrender furore was
Foreign Commissar Molotov In a probably no more varied or unusual C
statement announcing Russia's 'I Point 1' '8tem.I I than that of any other groupof

declaration of war against Japan. After deducting the houses designated citizens. Some of the girls

The announcement climaxed 40 I to key positions, each looked as if they were near tears
even when it all sounded and
command has been good
years of strained relations betweenthe or department
it was as if could see the ten I
two great Asiatic Instructed to assign the remaining you
powers-relations -
which had their start in the !houses in its quota in accordance sion letting go. Some were lost I the enemy; ;the Western: Pacific

Russo-Jap War of 190105. More with the following point system: in serious thought. A few swung Yeoman during the period 1 July 1944 to 25

than once the 4i) year "peace" between I (a) One point for each month of from deep depression to sheer, unmarred March 1945 He served throughout

the two countries was broken continuous active duty in the Navy jubilance. Some had this period with outstandingI

by border skirmishes and-.in or Marine Corps since 7 December I The stunned, unbelieving expressions. Receives Citation I I ability and consummate devotion
striving, spinning world
'. 1939--by open, undeclared war in 1941. I to duty.
., Manchuria. I (b) One point for each month of seemed to have had its forward I "When the flagship was seriously .
A commendation ribbon
was recently
t in the Navy or Marine momentarily disconnected,
overseas duty I damaged by bombing
Until the end of 1939, Japan's I but it was still in motion. The presented to Chief Yeoman enemy
7 December 1941.! 1
Corps since and all files and records lost, he
quest for aimedlikethat
was James Rear
empire time when It would McGonigle by
finally cease
I One for each month on
( ) point
c skillfully and efficiently
of Germany at lands held its Admiral Ralph E. Davison Chiefof reorganIzed -
at NAOTC, this station, or j military whirling was hard to I
by Russia. Only through adroit I duty Imagine. Naval Air Operational Trainingwith | the clerical force, reconstruct

diplomacy was war averted. f affiliated commands In a married I After the firs shock of realization headquarters here. In the ed important records, and greatly
status or as a widower with a aided in the administration of the
Step by step the Japs, in crafty I. child or children. I that the war was close to above picture Adm. Davison is con- command.

political maneuvering, moved I (d) Twenty points for the first ending, the talk began, but surprisingly i gratulating Chief McGonigle after "His and calm effective-
closer to the Siberian border. Then I little talk. the presentation.
child under 18 years of age, and 10I I
ness while working under the most
in 1939-they took one step too I for each additional child i seemed that individuals wanted to I II The citation signed by Adm. R

many and the Russians bit back, I points under 18 of age. I be alone a little while, to absorb' A, Spruance, read: adverse conditions, often under attack .

The Red Armored units, under i (e) Four years points for men in the the news, to think perhaps to plan. i "For distinguished service in the by enemy aircraft, were exemplary
I and In keeping with the
Marshall Zhukov, scored a quick first pay grade, three points for i, Questions were asked, although the line of his profession as Chief Yeoman
traditions of the United
victory on the Manchuria-Outer I two questioner knew that nobody knew on the staff of a task group ,
1 men in the second pay grade, "
States Naval Service.
Mongolia border In a 3-month cam- points for men in the third pay I I any more of the answers than she I commander in operations against
paign that cost the Japs 20,000 I did. Speculation was sober at
i grade, and one point for men in i iI .
men I I first. Do think I S ,' '. '. ; ,'J; ,
fourth grade. I you the Okinawa ] < ; < + :>\C< :
the '
I pay 1 t''I.f.f''t. ,/ ". Kf.,.'\ ') ; 'f" v"'t,> '
will be
boys sent .
Then the Jap became concilia Should two applicants have an as part of the occupying )' N ,
tory. The neutrality pact of 1941 I equal number of points the applicant I forces Do you think \ I/ '+, :;;." +.-,., > I
was signed. Russia won back the with the higher rating will I the Mikado can prevent numerous'incidents" > :

Sakjalm oil rights she had lest I take priority on the list I Wonder how they'll .i "
in 1905 and the Red Army turnedto j Dewey Park handle the big Jap armies still in I "A U1 '.

face a new"threat--.from Hit : The NAS Housing Project and China* The Army men waiting 0/
ler's legions in the West: j I Dewey Park is restricted to mar : to ship over probably won't go I

Since the signing of the pact ; ried men of the four highest pay 1 now but wonder what kind of deal'''

relations between the U.S.S.R. and grades on permanent duty. The the men win get who are on our

Japan have been peaceful on the I 120 Row Housing Units under construction fighting ships or Who will sign the fri
I adjacent to Dewey Park official surrender documents, and
surface only The Japs coveted I
'will be assigned only to married where?
Vladivostok, Russian Sakhalin and
Siberia itself, but wary of the I enlisted men who have returned As the new report continuedto

Red Army's might chose to playa from overseas for permanent duty swing from good to( doubtful and
waiting game. at NAOTC this station, or an af- back again, the seriousness eased
I filiated command However, a man up a little and the habitual jokers
With the German armies defeated returning from overseas will be had their field day of lightness.
the Russians turned again to
I eligible for all housing projects. I Weighty questions of the future
face their old tormentors. Moscow Public will be thrust i e r rro.g
C.P.O. Quarters were aside by such observations y oW
refused to the 1941 neutral- I
renew assigned only to married enlisted as, "Gosh, I'm so broke I
ity pact, then "faithful to their I men of the first pay grade on per- I can't go buy a civilian dress!" And
duties as Allies"--the Soviet Government I |
maneijt duty "OoohhI'm in disbursing you _
on Aug. 9. 1943, joinedthe out that know
It was pointed quar- I I what that means 111 still
war against Japan. ters in government housing proj- : be figuring up pay accounts six

----- ---- ects under the jurisdiction of the I years from now insteada six .r"""""," ", W

New Brunswick, N. J. (CNS-- Commanding Officer of this station I months!" Or "Well, doggone you Trying his hand with the "paddles"( I Is Ens. X P, Stark, a student i

The 42 returned veterans taking are for the exclusive use of I know what? That means I won't In the LSO school, while another student, Lt. (jg) B. A. An-

courses!' at Rutgers University are married men and their immediate I get my leave In October, I betchaS'! drade, wat(hes. The majority of the students are fleet-returned carrier i
about the most serious studentsthe I families. No other person or family I And again, "Lookit the boot size of pilots ranging in rank from ensign' to lieutenant.
university ever has had, according is permitted to share a housing those feet! How'm I ever gonna I
to Earl Reed Silvers, dean I unit with them. In the event of a get into French heel dancing shoes

of men None had to withdraw at I man's transfer, his family must I again?" And one Wave ruefully Landing Signal Officers p

the end of the quarter because of vacate the quarters prior to his smoothed a big red lump on her I

failure In studies I bring checked off the station. I arm, muttering, "Wouldn't cha
-- y- -- -- :i know my shots would be due the I II Learn Tough Technique HereBy

j day before peace, practically?"
34 !
Captain Brady Another grinned and said, "Oh, my I
I aching back! Look at that locker Arthur: Greene, Y2c

Decorations To 26 Airmen I I just washed and ironed every I Staff Writer

piece of clothes in it, to( toss themin I It's no cinch for even a hot pilot to land a speedy fighter

At a special ceremony held during regular inspection last One a suitcase Wave,was no doubt standing!" outside I plane on the pitching, tossing flight deck of an aircraft car-

Saturday morning, Captain A. I:. Brady presented thirty- the chow hall, obviously and completely rier. And the fact that the deck looks about the size of a :

I four decoration to twenty-six men for outstanding perform- wrapped in thought that postage stamp from the air, or that returning planes and

ance of duty against the enemy.Lt. shut When out questioned the entire, she Navy replied world witha pilots are sometimes badly shot up, doesn't make it any I

Harry G. Sharpe, Jr., Want To Win $1,000? startling. glint in her eye, "I'mjust I easier.

who pressed home a bombing I. standing here thinking what I Chiefly responsible for getting I rI r-----servation. Two to three more weeks
Just Write A Book I'm going to do to a Thanksgiving aboard is the
attack on an enemy task force dinner these planes I have passed.
-at home!
and later landed on the gale NEW YORK, (CNSAnnouncement -I f I flat-top's landing signal offi I Now the students are almost
was made of the United Mach was the talk of boy friends: : ready for their work with the 'paddies"
who executes
swept sea under heavy enemy and husbands long audible cer. This "
won. i I or "flags. The class Is broken
Service Book Contest, to past
downed fighter open I derings about when Bill frantic maneuvers with ping
fire to rescue a would get down into flight groups of ten.
pilot, received both the :Distinguished I and present members of the armed I I home, or if Pete would be able to I pong-like paddles on the LSO I For the following three or four
forces of the United Nations, in
Flying Cross and which a $6,000 cash prize will be ', or pull if a John's transfer convalescent stateside, at status least, box in the fantail, is considered I, weeks they spend their time making

Air Medal awarded for the best book-length''I M, would permit him to have early I the most important man "bounce"field while hops an at advanced a nearby class auxiliary ]

For sinking a large enemy shipIn manuscript, fiction or non-fictlon,1' passage back There were no remarks j Ion a carrier during landing I handles the "paddles," waving
spite of heavy enemy fire, Lt on any subject received on or be-I' and no wonderings out loud'1: and take-offs. On his j judgment I them inAfter,
William H Simon Jr., USN. was fore June 30, 19i&. The ]I from the girls who have had wires decisions this, their turn with the"flags"
and lightning I
awarded the Distinguished Flying I whose work will be published in 6 saying "missing" or, worse yet, 1 comes. Another class flies
Cross I languages, will also receive royalty "killed In action No remarks, often rests the safety of the the "bounce" hops for them, and

Lt (jg) Charles! B. Clayton, Jr., and film .'Ights.I II no wonderings, no questions-only ship and its planes. in eight or ten days each student

USNR, received the Distinguished I If no entry is considered suffl- i the long, sharp silence of hidden I To qualify naval aviators for this practices bringing in about 400
Flying Cross for heroism in difficult tly worthy, the prize money will pain for those who have found highly important task requires intensive planes.

night patrol against enemy I will be divided into 6 fellowships I II I their peace., already. I I training and plenty of prac- A visit to the auxiliary fielJ-

shipping. for deserving contestants. Thomas \Ve all felt the' strain, the ten ,1 tlce. Here at NAS Jacksonville is where LSO practice is going on Is
For outstanding service while I y Crowell Co, 432 4th Ave., New sion the incredible crescendo of the Navy's only basic Landing Signal thrilling to say the least. The runway .
engaged in aerial flight against sors, will provide Information and I world events. We all listened Officers' School. Students are is marked off with brightly

Air Medals were presented entry forms. avidly to any radio available, and mostly fleet-returned carrier pilots painted lines to simulate the deck
4enemy H. G. Hutchinson,
John ---- --''=-----.-.- certainly everybody who had evena I ranging in rank from ensign to of a carrier. On the little box
Lester C. Wittenberg,
USNR; Lt one lung set had and volunteers marked off the LSO
it going full lieutenant, usually as platformthe
Jr. USNR, Lt, Albert E. Wilson, Fleet Air Wing One I
blast, but for once nobody yelled landing signal instructor or
Lt. Ray S. Peckham, Fleet Air Wing One has destroyed Average
USNR; "Turn it off!" We waited, and I student holds forth--madly waving
USNR, Lt. (jg) Delmar R. Fager- or damaged more than The course given here averages
burg USNR; Lt. (jg) Harry 1\\,[. 276,000 tons of enemy shipping, suffered, and rejoiced, just like the I about eight weeks. First comes I his gaily-colored paddles
rest of the
Fridley, USNR; Wallace T. Peter sinking 137,875: tons and damaging world as the reports a series of lectures. Then, cockpit I Much Practice
I came snapping in. We hoped, and A plane banks, making a 180 degree
son, ARMlc, USN, Clinton W. 138,400 more. checkouts. All this ground work
prayed and waited.I turn his
I on approach towardthe
Jones ARM2c. USN; and NormanW. ----)- I _____ takes about a' week. Next in the runway. He's too low! The
Pickles, ARMSc, USNR. syllabus is familiarization. There's
Atlanta (OS) Depressing LSO signals with the
A commendation: letter and rib- thought for this week: High schoolboys I The regular monthly meeting of slow air work ana regular flyingso pilot raises paddles. The
bon from Fleet Admiral Nimltz in Atlanta are dyeing their the CPd Club will be held Monday, that the' pilots can regain their now.; He up a a'"cut"little-he's okay

went to Conrad U. Castonguay, hair blond. The girl like them 20 August 1915: at 2000. All members feel of the plane. There's touch gets signal

Continued on rage Seven ( better that way. are urged to attend. and go landings, tactics, and ob Continue On Page Seven

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a with Secnar Circular Letter 45-526. 28 May 1S45. : : of Peace
Copies;: are distributed free of Naval Air The Ingredients I)
Station the Naval' Air Technical 'fralnlnc Center, the K. E. II. Grant, 'hC, USSR!
Headquarters'of the Naval Air Operational Training Com- By IJ itenant
mand, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Springs, The past few days have brought the most momentous -
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field the Naval Air 1
School, the U. S Naval Hospital, the Naval Aux.-' ? events in modern history, perhaps the most 4A;
ftrr'r Station Municipal l No. 1. and the Naval AuxiliaryAir ,' human history. Like all history,
Mutton MiriXMt. Lt JU J. Anderson, Acting Editor k significant in all
I difficult to evaluate at the time of their!
Admiral Datlson. L'SN events are
Rear Ralph E.
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training happening. Their causes are tangled in emotions
and obscured by conflict. But, in some dim way
Captain Anthony R. Brady, L'SN { seems to realize that a completely new
Commanding Officer everyone of the
mankind. The discovery
Jacksonville Naval Air Station 1 era is dawning for
cosmic secret of atomic energy so long sought for,
Captain Joseph B. Lynch CSNRCommanding so pregnant with unimaginable future benefits to
Officer r 3r first use In the most destructive
Naval Air Technical Training Center tRP i humanity, and
: t explosion of all time, has shocked all men to a clear
Captain John J, Malley (MC). L'SM I realization of the necessity for peace. Any peace,
Commanding Officer must be permanent, or we
U. S. Naval Hospital having come, must work,
'shall have another kind of peace--the broodingpeace
Colonel Martin J, Kelleher USMC (Ret.) of silent guns and grinning skulls and gaunt ;
Commanding Marine Barrack.Officer : { atomized ruins, the lifeless peace of total destruction -
Even the Japs apparently, have come to this
Commander Edward k.. Dolecek. USX: Inescapable conclusion

\ Naval Commanding Air Gunneis Officer School I Are men capable of making ahd maintaining,
under God a peace of freedom, prosperity and happiness ,
Commander Frank T. Corbln. L'SN ? It will not be easy. The fires of hatred .'

Naval Auxiliary Commanding Air btatlun.Officer Green Cote Springs are not easily quenched; exaggerated nationalismwith "
its basis of selfishness is not easily eradicated
Commander Howard E. Born CSV even from the hearts of sincere men; the cynicism
Naval AuxllUiy Commanding Air tatiun Officer. Cecil Field engendered by years of war and diplomatic treach-
ery and insincerity has left its ugly scar upon us
Commander Salem A. Van Every Jr., LSVCommanding =
Officer NS all. It isn't even easy to change from the languageof
Naval Auxiliary Air I Station, Municipal No. 1 Vea. war to that of peace. The crux of the difficultylies
---- ------------------
-- in the fact that the psychology of war, what-
Commander Commanding John B. Officer Huhn, L'SN'R The Son of heaven ha: been brought to earth b>" \IIIt'tl might. ever the issues involved, is concerned only with stalk
Natal Auxiliary Air :Matlon. Ma)'port Ills dream of empire has fallen before the reality of bombs, planes practical reality. The evil the suffering, the insecurity -
and the weariness of war, man's ancient Inhumanity -
Lieut Co!. CommandlnlOfflcer William T. Evans. L'SMC (Ret.) fighting; men who were \\lgorou-" unwilling to let him rule the to man, weaken and sometimes destroy the
I orld. I
Marine Aviation Detachment basic Ingredients of true peace in the minds and
hearts of men. Even Our Divine Lord seemed a
The JAX AIR NEWS receives Camp Newspaper Service
and Ships Editorial!: Association mateiUI, Republication little cynical about peace when he said: "My peaceI
of credited matte prohibited permission of CNS, The Dream and Reality I give unto you, but not an the world jtlvetlij": '
War Department, 205 E. 42nd St. NYC, or SEA. W ash-
Ington 25, D. C. Republication of any other matter, When our men have occupied all of Japan and the :Many times In word and deed Jesus tried to teach
except by iteM Ice publications, U piuhlblted without peace men the ingredients of peace. They are almost ridiculously -
permission of Editor. J\V AIR SEWS is finally established as such, we as a nation will stand as a simple and indeed, they often are ridi-
man who at last has come to full strength after a long ill- culed. They are the-ordinary standards of Christian

: Allies Dictate Hard PeaceBy ness and convalescence. He exults'in his strength, but does conduct justice merc)', kindness, unselfishness' ,
vitalized the basic commandment of the
by great ,
I not forget the pain, the days of weary effort, the nights of New Law : Thou shalt love the Lord Thy God with
Ships' Editorial Association I waiting, the long slow agony of both body and spiiit. We thy whole heart, and thy neighbor as thyself. It is

Detailed plans for the extermination of'' shall stand and look at the future, but we shall not forget not their simplicity which renders them ineffective
I the but rather the confusion and complexity engendered
nazism and militarization in Germany. haw past. by their opposites in human thinking and conduct.
Keen announced in a joint communique from I Peace is not a static condition. You can't set it on a In the final analysis, moral chaos in human relationships -
table, brush off your hands, and then just walk off and leave whether between nations or individuals, is
the Big Three reporting on the Potsdam confeience. it. Rather it is a growing, living thing, which if untented will the source of all discoid.

I wither and die. The chill winds of Munich or the hot breath After so many years of war, a strong' will for
The plan will reduce postwar Germany toa of incipient aggression will twist and choke it. Distrust and peace is evident all over the world. Great and sin
cere efforts for made the '
I peace are being by responsible -
third-1'ate industrial power with all itsI double-dealing are as salt at its loots. All the Allies must l leaders of the nations. But they cannot make j'

economy operating: on a subsistence level, incapable tend the peace if it is to live, to grow strong, to flourishfor the peace alone It is the responsibility of all. How
than the usual decade soon and how pel feet the final peace will be how
more or so.
of waging war and stripped of East well it works and how long It will endure depends
Prussia and a large area along the Oder I America stands, too, as a Master Builder. The world upon how well we apply the test of Christian principles
has been struck and partly leveled by the overwhelming to ijs trims.i'ertirrs .

Ili\: er. I hurricane winds of war. Much has been destroyed : many

,. Total Military: Defeat.Its have died. Now we have before us wonder materiaLs for the

announcement ended debate whether I building of a new world. Nothing cheap or shoddy or ugh t

Germany was to have a "hard" or "soft"peace must go into this new building. We are the wealthiest nationon

.k. by stating that the peace to be imposed I earth, but what good is wealth if it does not mean con
I It tentment and prosperity for the people? We have the largest
t is to "convince the
designed German
: army and the most powerful navy ever to sail the seas, but for olladlA)', AMU.I ill, itMJ>>
t people that they have suffered a total military what good is all this power if it does not insure secuii'y Prole.Uat (('haprl htprl07W .vtn.tU Read sad HirmUihsm Aft.IVvlrkUM .

I defeat and that they cannot escape responsibility I I We must stand with other nations to build arM so D Holv:Skinner Communion. Episcopal Service--Chaplain I J.

j for what they have brought up- united, so closely joined, so responsive to danger that it will i(>*,). Biljj Service Chaplain 1. W' D,vldnon.! Jr
themselves since their ruthless first struck 00:10--: \,\TTCSeivklhapUIn k: W. Andiews: pr aih-
on own war automatically snuff out the tiny spark bv a sec- Inn

::1 fare and fanatical Nazi resistance have destroyed ond Hitler, will promptly crush at first tentative motion any
German economy and made chaos new serpent Japan.It 1045--';neial Divine e"'I.-Ch.plaln S. W. Bell

: and suffering inevitable." means joining hands and strength and thought intoa lI'.II---' Chilstlan preaching1 G lenc-e h Great l'nlc.mall Afflimallve1 Chapel,

I Potsdam Decision. new kind of battle. It means fighting with conscience, mind, llw-rvlc Poiter at PBY i Hangar Aiea-Chaplaln H A.

and an awareness of humanity as weapons instead of guns, jmi)--s 1'1 vic-e MeniChristian League-Chaplain L. W.

I. Outstanding decisions of the Potsdam planes, bombs. It means a long road of striving that leally ('.'".Iie Oavldstin('hapel 1 Jr. .... /
conference included transfer of German pop- never comes to an end but always stretches toward the hori-
ulations from Poland Czechoslovakia and I Calh.ln ('Ioal' h watts Ka sad .Atn.. t
zon, To find and walk along this road will not be as easy as ill,tl)- llaa.
Hungary; reparations in kind'to be exactedby just crossing the street. There will be danger sports, pitfalls, I O.JOM"I.l1UOJM"u. -Ma s..
Russia in eastern Germany, and by the road-blocks and times when nobody can see around the curve

U. S., Great Britain and France in western ahead. For such a journey into the future, it is essential that I Chn.ti.1 iw-tua'ties,. Servieeta.tia Read aid BlrmlVai08dO "
Germany; division of th ; German navy and all the Allies walk together; the day is past when one nationcan Avrauv,
merchant marine between Britain, Americaand I chapel.
I seek to walk it alone. [. "lii'rn'l :-allllli' Small Chapel I. terser .( iaatis! sad
Russia ; and the stripping of Germanyof .. ,.
Throughout the ages man has talked much about building l(!cio--Mutual meeting (Wednesday).
East Prus.:i ia. and her eastern provinces\ ,
7ettbh i '
Krhtluui !srrtltrs aid >rll.''.lip' | hour.
which will be divided between Russia and Po- a better world. The day for the beginning of the Iwild- Friday' Ial5:-S>mall Chapel: Mu_lln ana Ulimlngham.Tuesday. .

}land. ing has now come If we do not so build, then the past live hlalnside, lyo-ntO-Chaplalns':: Office NATTC.

years of war have been the most colossal blunder, the most '1ut'N, iS.liW-l llJpUlni Office, Bellow Water,

Jax Airing Our Views stupid waste, the most appalling.catastrophe ever to befall First 'ih"lj35' of each month, 1700-1S30, Chaplain's Ot-
the world since it first began. If the events of World War II I Second fire, NAAs.. Green Cove iipilngs.
If the radio peopleeie conducting their have not taught us a bitter and eternally lasting lesson, then .Room.Ihuikday.NAAS.! Mavpuit of each i month,1630-1800. Reading

own war of nerves over the week-end, they hen we deserve no better world. Jhlid Ihuimljv of etiih month, 1500-1030: Chapel, Jajt

sure won it. After 18 hours of news flashes The new world CAN be built ___ if we apply the brain I

.,:. interrupting all programs and still not say- power, the energy, the resourcefulness so lately applied to I Guest Stars
wonder if
we're to
ing anything, beginning destroying the Axis. It can be done if we are as delei'mined
. radio is here to stay. The singing commercials About the
to keep the peace as we were to exterminate our enemies only break the civilian in this
j would do well to hail the power of Dr.Somebody's I Let us not be so blinded by the dream that we cannotsee war i is getting is that he doesn't get shot at

Soothing Syrup. I reality. Rather let us face them equally and weigh them and the United States is the) only bellig1

---'- I well in sound judgement.Yes event country! in which he gets even that

Adm. Halsey was reported annoyed when ; the dream can be realized now. And yes, there's a Jieak. The man in tweeds may have a Medalof

; A Jap torpedo plane rammed its lethal load great day a-coming but not unless we cherish the pence Honor. hidden in his pocket or a metal

" l I into one of our warships at anchor duringthe ,I enough to fight the good fight to Keep it living.OKI.AMM aim in h.ls sleeve. Maybe he'd give his nicewhite

:..' period when the surrender was supposedly g -- } shut for a Sunday picnic, or the certainty -

i ) being negotiated. You'd think by now the I 1- ) LOSES;: I| Enidairs, rated one of the na- that his job could spate him for A

! | Jap warlords would realize the Admiral is WICHITA, Kan.- -Enldalrs of I tion's leading semi-pro clubs for seventy-two. In A long day's walk it would

r not the kind of Goliath who goes down befovtf.; Enid, Okla., got off to a running the past two years, scored In the be hard to find the adult male wjio) doesn't
of the
start in their Initial
I a pebble, but instead comes back with a 1945 national Demi-pro baseball second, third and fifth innings. have a secret yen to dress up in a soldier
1 whole handful of his own, and hat's more, '' tournament by'shutlng out the Or- Dick Midkiff, Oklahoma pitcher, suit and hear Miss Lace call him "General."
harder. lando AAF 3 0. ''I limited Orlando to four bits. .Santa '
.can throw them j Fla. to Barbara Beam.Page .

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f WELFARE ;' ))1)) \ REPORTERBy :

I l. PRESENTS M Bill Smith, Y3c

By Bill Smith, YSo
Question: Do you think Navy
life half rhangetl you? If so, how r


AUG. 16 S.
t Movies: Y II I it's all according; to what -
,f+ Malnside"RUSTLERS OF THE BADLANDS'* with Charles you mean. I'm sure not any bet-
Starrett. 1300-1700-1930. ter looking.: I guess I have learneda

Student Officers"HER HIGHNESS AND THE BELLBOY" with few things. '

I' Hedy Lamarr 1910.
o Band Concert In shell opposite Administration Bldg., 1200-1300. Angeles, Calif.

Golf at Station golf course, 1000-1900, clubs available. Not much. I still argue with
Recreational swimming: Officers at Student Officers pool or my wife.
Officers Club, 0800-2200. Enlisted, Pools 1-2 (Malnslde) 0800-2100.

Bowling-Mainside alleys open 1000-2000. R. S. PETERS, AMM3c, Baltimore
; Anchorage-1730-2130, dancing 1900-2100, NAS. band. ( : Md.
Boating and Sailing-Information from Yard part Officer, Ext. I've learned to stand In line and

623. I work on airplanes. Before I cameIn
Library-0800-2100. the Navy I wouldn't stand in
Deep aea and fresh water' fishing tackle available in' Welfare I line to see Betty Crable and I

Office. tti"It'i didn't know a failing from a pro
Baseball-NAS vs. Waycross Army Air Base, Mason Field, 1700. peller. Outside of that I don't sup.

FRIDAY, AUG 17 pose I have changed much.F. .

.Movies: '
Malnside"MIDNIGHT MANHUNT" with William? Gargan. 1300- J. MARTIN, S2c, Gary, Ind.
1700-1930. Yes, I suppose it has. I'm not

Student Officers-J'HER HIGHNESS AND THE BELLBOY" with. as young as I used to be for one
thing. I've learned a lot about the
Lamarr 1930.
Hedy gonna take time to get! UI.d to tlli"91, Mom" Navy, too, I didn't know.
Golf at Station golf course, 1000-1900, clubs available. I --
Officers at Student Officers pool and
Recreational swimming: : SID MASSO, ARM3c, New York
Officers club 0800-2200. Enlisted, Pools 1.2 (Malnslde) 0800-2100. I .

Bowling-Mainside alleys open 1000-2000. Person to Person City.No, I don't think I've changed a

Anchorage-1750-2130.: Interchange To lot. I still want to go back to good
Badminton-Mainside auditorium, 0900-1230, rackets and birds. NEW YORK m The telephone old New York more than anything
r Boating and sailing Information from Yard Craft Officer, Ext. 623. Fleet Held Up system aboard a fast carrier in else. '

Library08002100.Deep the Western Pact lie can be used

r sea and fresh water fishing tackle available In Welfare Office. Interchange of enlisted per- only for calls to person aboardthe B. WARNER ARM3c, Liberty-

1 Baseball HAS vs. Welch Convalescent Hospital, Mason Field, sonnel between shore establish- shipbut that doesr. keep ville. Mo.Navy .

i 1700. ments and the fleet is being many sailors from dreaming. Near, life would change anybody

SATURDAY, AUG. 18 held in abeyance until further the telephone- the aircrewmen's I'll never be the same again. Of
notice in accordance with -instruction is list of numbers
Movies: ready room a course, I've learned a few things,
Malnside"JOHNNY ANGEL" with George Raft, Claire Trevor, received from BuPers, that starts off in routine fashion:1 but I don't know whether they'lldo
1300-1700-1930. states Personnel Officer's Direc- Galley 478, CPO Quarters 760; and I me any good or not in civilian

Student Officers No show. tive No. 28-45 Issued Monday so on. But these additlonil names i life.
---- and numbers have been nJded at
Golf at Station course, 1000-1900, clubs available. Good
Home Looks
the bottom of the !list: C. D. TRIPPLE, AMM2c, Den-
Recreational Swimming: Officers at Student Officers pool and '
Chicago (CNS-A War Depart Edgewater 0260 Mai ver, Colo.
Officers club 0800-2100. Children's swimming classes at Mainside pool ment survey indicates that eightof HO 4879 Phylis.Woonsocket Oh, Lord, yes. My family prob-

0900-1000. Enlisted, pools 12. Mainside, 0800-2100. every 10 enlisted men expect to li.67 Evelyn. ably won't even recognize me. But
Bowling-Mainside alleys open 1000-2000. --- i once I get out of this
return not only to the same region, iI monkey suit
Anchorage-;1730-1930. but also to the same state in which I I'll be all right.
and information from Yard Craft Officer, Ext.
Boating Sailing, :
they lived before the war Only Education From Navy'sUniversity
623. one in 10 anticipates moving to M. A. HODGE, Sic (ARM),
Library-0800-2100. another state; the remainder said of PacificWith j Nashville, Tenn.
tackle available topside In Welfare Office.
I Fishing they still are undecided. Yes definitely It's harder for
Baseball-NAS vs. Gibbs Shipyard, Mason Field, 1500. the Central Pacific Ocean I me to hit the deck in the mornings. 1

SUNDAY, AUG. 19 Area as its campus, the "Univer Somehow I would like to sleep all
I Movies: Ye aidE Navy Way Of sity of the Pacific" offers courses I the time if it wasn't for missing

Malnside"JOHNNY ANGEL" with George Raft, Claire Trevor, to 8,880 naval officers and enlist- meals. Maybe that's due to the
113017001930. Charting Marriage! ed men, the largest overseas educational fact that you get more night life

I Student Officers_ "MIDNIGHT MANHUNT" with William Gar- While a lawyer In Edinburgh, program in the Navy.A in the Navy.,.

I gan, Ann Savage, 1930. Scotland, was engaged in clean- faculty of over 300 qualified
Silver Springs trip-Buses leave Main Gate 0830. Tickets available Ing out an old deed box recently, teachers conducts 397 classes covering W. A. OTTINGER, AMMI2c,
Pittsburgh, Pa.
I' In Welfare Office before Friday noon. he came across a quaint document, subjects from mathematics I Not
Golf.-:Station course, clubs available at course. 10001700. a chart for married life the au- and aviation to psychology, on I, lot much, only to appreciate a
more what it means to be
high school, college and vocational a
Bowling-Mainside alleys, 1300-1800. thor of which had evidently been a I civilian.
Recreational Swimming: Officers at Student Officers pool and sailor. The full text of the docu- levels. There are 10 education

Officers club. 0800-2200. ment, setting forth the duties of service centers operating throughout I JOHN
the Fourteenth Naval District, HICKS, SClc, Newark,
Anchorage11302130.UoaUng wife to husband and vice versa, N. J.
and Sailing-Information from Yard Craft Officer, Ext. follows: with the center at Pearl Harbor I After
knocking around in the
offering the most extensive pro-
623. "Having also read to her the Ar-
Navy as much as I have find
0800-2100. ticles of War I to her gram. I you
Library- explained
j it hard to
The educational centers assist remember what and how
Mainside Gear Locker 1000-2100. the conditions under which
open we
J were to sail in life'svoyage Fleet units in arranging courses, you used to be. Anyway,.now I'm
MONDAY, AUG. 30 company on and many classes are conducted a pretty good cook. But don't tell
I' namely_ .I
Movies my wife that.ROGER .
aboard ships roaming the vast Pa.
1. She is to obey signals with-
Malnslde_"THE FALCON IN SAN FRANCISCO" with Tom cific. Correspondence courses are
out questions when received.
I Conway, 130017001930. "2. She Is to steer by reck- also made< available where It is impossible DODGER, S2c, Potlatch,
Student Officers"JOHNNY ANGEL" with George Raft, Claire to organize classes direct S. C.
Trevor, 1930. ly. I don't have to think-any fool
0'3. She is to stand
by me as a .
Auditorium musicians I -- -iruJj_ _-- can plainly see I'm not the man
Jam Session follows last movie in Malnslde true consort in foul weather, battle
they used to call Fruit Jar Roger
i invited. or shipwreck.
t 'Badminton-Racquets and birds available. falnside Auditorium. ".1. She is to run under my gunsIf I Squadron One Back back home In Potlatch. The last time I
t- 0900-1230.: assailed by picaroons, privateersor I Tics Navy's Composite Spotting my ribbons was. Some me where
1 people still
Bowling-Mainside alleys 1000-2000. costas..
I open garda Squadron One has come home after have the Idea that
Golf-At Station course, clubs available, 1009-1900.( "5. Me to keep her in due re- a 150,000-mile Odyssey which regardless, when you go to sea,
Recreational Swimming: Officers-Student Officers pool and Officers pair and see that she has her al- included combat action in the MedIterranean Navy. Farthest you're in the

I club, 0800-2200. Enlisted-Pools 1-2 Mainside, 0800-2100. lowance of coats and paint, the Atlantic and the 100 feet at low tide out on I've Jacksonville been is
t Anchorage---1730-2130.:; streamers and buntings as befits a Western Pacific j Beach

r Boating & Sailing Information from Yard Craft Officer, Ext. 623. saucy pleasure boat. I The little 21-plane squadron, ------ ._---
Library-0800-2100. "6. Me not to take other craftIn now home for leave and reassign- !I -

1 Malnslde Gear Locker open 0800-2100. tow, and if any be now attached ment, has been mixed up in inva- New .
to cut their Insignia For
'" TUESDAY, AUG. :21 sions from Southern France to j
"7. Me to revlctual her day by Okinawa, and claims 26 German ','
Mainside-"GEORGE WHITE SCANDALS 1945" with. Joan Da- day." and Jap planes shot.down. I Shipyard WorkersA
------- ---- -
j vis, Jack Haley and large cast, 130017001930. -- special, Walt
Grins From Disney insignehas
Student Otficers"JOHNNY ANGEL" with George Raft, Claire Guarino "The Chain of Command"J I been approved for shipyard

I Trevor, 1930.GolfAt. workers on the West Coast. Un-
Station course, clubs available 10001900. der Secretary of the Navy Arte-

( BowlmgMainslde alleys open 1000-2000. mus L. Gates, who announced approval

t Recreational Swimming: Officers-Student Officers pool and Officers of the insigne, pointed out

club, 0800-2200. Enlisted-Pools 1 and 2 (Mainside. ) 0800-2100. that the Disney Studios in Holly-

i Anchorage-1730-2100. i i wood had been the originators of

J Boating and Sailing-Information. from Yard Craft, Officer, Ext. many combat insignia used on
623. I planes, PT boats and fighting

j Recreation Gear Cocker open 0800-2100. units and that the Navy's approval

.. Library--0800-2100. of this special insigne for shipyard
& workers indicated the
.. W.; NESIU Y, AUG. 21 importancein
i J' 'iMainside."GEORGE 111 ._ (il itl Ih the combined efforts of both
:Movies: L 2, home front and front
fighting to
I WHITE SCANDALSwith 'Joan Davis,
hurry the day of victory.Th .
Jack Haley and a large cast, 1300-1700-1930. -
insigne consists of
Student Officers. -"THE FALCON IN SAN FRANCISCO" with a ship-
yard worker represented by a bea-
Tom Conway, 1930. ver seen against the backgroundof

Bowling--Malnslde alleys open 1000-2000. ., cranes and ways, typifying the
Golf--Station course open 1000-1900. Clubs ,available. I usual shipyard. The beaver is busily
'Badminton-,Racquets and Birds available In Malnslde gear locker. engaged In repairing constructing -

& Boating and Sailing Information from Yard Craft Officer, Ext. 623. and overhauling ships, Over '

I i >Anchorage-'--1730-2130. the beaver's head are the Words"I

I I4brary-t-0800r2100. t I ,am busy" and beltw'th' beaverare
] Recreational Swimming{ :. Officers-Student Officers pool and, OfI 131 Iil I the initials S.C.R.A.M., which ,

I flcera club, 0800-2200. Enlisted-Pools 1-2 (Mainside) 0300-2100. I J. '/. I stand for ship construction, repair

j Mainside Gear Locker open 0800-2100. I and ma tenanc .
L. rl"< ,. i ., j _. ,........ \
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Page Six JAX AIR NEWS 16 August, 1945

1945 NAS Football Squad Starts Practice On Monday

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Three, Fourths Of A Red Hot Infield I Tatum Expects 65

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Game On 23
By Ralph Warner, Sic SeptThe

Sports Editor lid will pop off'' the

In between announcementsthat football season Monday afternoon -

"Sluper" suds are the suds i at :Mason Field when the

for. you, "Rinson green will 1915 edition of the NAS grid
keep you clean, and "91 of iron Fliers starts "fall" practice

every 100 dogs prefer 'NoBite' a "9s S, in preparation for the

canine biscuitsthe opening of a rugged 10-game
world learned last Friday that
schedule on 23 September.
the Japs were ready to quit. .
fi Head Coach'Jim Tatum, former
The spine tingling announce-
North Carolina and Cornell mentor
ment rocked the earth like a shower -
has issued a call for backs, ends
of atomic bombs. You heard it.
and centers to :
We heard it. You know as much report Monday.
Guards and tackles will turn outa
about the sensational news and its
week later, on 27 August.
tremendous implications as we do.
Practice sessions will be held
So we'll keep our dictionary in its A '.
t x4'
R daily from 1500 to 1613, and heavy
cubby hole and leave the reportingand
equipment will not be Issued the
editorializing of the great
until the first of
gridders Seplember. -
event to others better qualifiedthan
we are.However. Tatum, who expects to have a fJ
numerically strong squad of some
we can take a quick i
65 will stress offensive
glance at the effect the end of players,
the war11 have on sports. A maneuvers, pass defense and< ball
handling at the outset of the
fabulous new era, far outshiningthe
Golden Twenties, is the imminent '-" drills.
prospect for sports of all Sparkling Infield play has pulled many games out of the fire for the fast moving Flier nine this Many of the squadmen participated -
kinds, from baseball and foot- season. Above are three of the players who have given the NAS club the claim to having the best Infield in the clinic for players held
ball to archery and skeet shoot in the state. From left to right, Third Baseman Alf Anderson, Shortstop Billy DeMars and Second here during July and as a result
Baseman and Manager Charley Gehrlnger. First Baseman George Boerner recently shipped out and are In good physical trim and acquainted -
ing.Americans are the sportiest and versatile Jack Baer, who Is at- home In most any position, has shifted from behind the plate to the to a certain extent with
first sack.Fliers.
most sports loving people in the the tricky T-formatlon Tatum will
world. And the Army and Navy employ.
physical training programs have While Filer prospects! for the
greatly increased this universal Drop Behind Gibbs, In Victory coming season are more or less
interest. There's breath-taking ac- In the uncertain stage at thi
tion, suspense and excitement in early date. It I U apparent that
sporting events, and that's some- League; Meet Welch Nine Here Today Tatum will have a talented array
thing that will be demanded by of barks with the forward
the public when the great battle Jogging along in second wall being the big problem.
for freedom is over. Baseball, foot- place in the Jax Victory loop, NAS Loses No. 1 Cager "We need.some big, husky linemen
ball, boxing, la: fact, all sports Flier Ten Balked the NAS Fliers will take time and need them badly," Tatun
provide a perfect outlet for high asserted in discussing the team'i
spirited participants and specta- out from league warfare today prospects. "We have tors alike. By Weather ManAbout to engage the Welch six men who have earned college
The champion of spurts dur- Army Hospital nine of Day- letters, and the bulk of the squad
ing the war, the Navy will con- tona Beach in inter-service will be mainly players with high
tinue to stress intra-mural and the only thing that stands school experience. These men will
varsity sports, possibly to an between the hot shot NAS Softball tiff slated to start at 1700 at I have an excellent chance to mtfk
even greater extent now that Fliers and complete domination of Mason Field. the team and the lack of a big
peace has come. Here at NAS, Northern Sector, is the mean old The game, the playoff of a postponed reputation shouldn't stop any player
the Fliers are playing and will weather man. tilt originally slated last from coming out.
continue to play baseball. Plans Three times the fast moving local week, will match the two clubs Among the standouts in the
for a big football season have not ten ha been,ready to take the for the second time this season. backfield crop are Dick Fisher
been altered in the slightest re- field against the Cecil Field com- The Fliers were triumphant in the Ohio State and Iowa Prel'lightstar
I cpect. There will be no change in bine, and three times that wet old first clash early in June by a 7 to ; Don Lesher, Great Lakes ace
the P. T. program. man has said no. 4 count. 4 last year who played frosh ball at
The Navy long ago recognized The Fliers won the first half Earl Chappell, Welch strikeout t : Q Illinois; Lou Buffallno, Cornet
l, the tremendous entertainment val- championship! with ease and havea artist, is expected to hurl for the I speedster who also played one sea-
ue of sporting events, and that is lock on at least a tie in the sec- visitors. Following today's contest, son at North Carolina: Pre-Flight;
the main reason varsity sports ond half. The team has a final half the Fliers will return to Victory Bobby Hanlon, who played with
have been encouraged as much as record of seven victories against League competition, meeting the Notre Dame's Fighting Irish fo'
i. possible. two losses with one gamethe tilt Terminal Railroaders at the .Jack one year and at Great Lakes last
Thousands of sailors have wit- with Cecil-yet to be played. In sonville Ball Park Sunday. The season; and others with high!
nessed baseball games at Mason second place is the Lake City ten I game is part of a double-header school and service team experi
Field this summer. Thousandsmore with seven wins in 10 games.A which will open at 1330. ence.
t will receive keen enjoyment victory over Cecil Field will Next Wednesday, the NAS club i I The Fliers will have exactly 31
from the big league football gamesto wrap up the title for the Fliers will entertain the Chason Dairy days of practice before their open-
be played here this fall. while a loss would deadlock the outfit at Mason Field. Manager Ing game here against the Miami
Sports will continue at NAS team with Lake City. U the Fliers Charley Gehringer announced he .n. "_ __. Naval Training Center on 23 Sept
Jacksonville just as long as the I add the second half championshipto is attempting to arrange a double- Lt. Sax Elliot, one of the na- -": -
station existsand that, brother, their first half triumph, no header with Chason then as last tion's leading basketball coaches,
will be for a long time. post-season playoff will be neces- Monday's scheduled duel with the has been detached from NAS for Semi.Finals ReachedIn
---5.- sary. milkmen was postponed becauseof duty aboard a carrier. Reporting -
Badminton Meet
The Fliers came through in wet grounds. If a twin bill is here last September, the
l Doubles Tennis championship style last week arranged, the first tilt will start at youthful California mentor led Four veteran performers, Spearman
when they crushed the Lake City 1500. If only a single game is on the NAS cagers to 25 victories Small, Trosper and Willis,
: Tourney SlatedAn club, 10 to 0, in the most Impor- I tap, the starting time will be 1700. In 81 games. lie also directed battled their way into the semifinal -
tant duel of the second half. W. H. Meanwhile, the big and bad the activities of the highly successful round of the NAS badmin-
Open NAS Doubles Tennis Sams capped a brilliant season by news in the Flier camp Is the softball Fliers this sum- ton singles tourney, off results
Tournament, with a $25 War Bondto limiting the Lake City sluggers to loss of two regulars and two mer. The likeable Elliot made through Tuesday of this week.
be awarded to each member of two little blows and no runs. other fellows who were mighty scores of friends during his year Spearman defeated Schrack, 15-
the winning team, will start here The locals rapped Red Byrd for handy to have around. *frst of service In the Physical Train- 10 and 15Small; outclassed Her-
on Monday 27 Aug., the Physical seven blows, and after scoring the Baseman George Boerner and Ing and Welfare Department and den, 15-0 and 15-1; Trosper sub-
Training and Welfare Departmenthas initial tally in the fifth frame, Outfielder Hugh McConnell! both all wish him the beet of luck.STATIOIsTLEAGUE dued Horneffor, 15-8 and 15-5; and'9ij
announced.All I pushed over nine big runs in the I (shipped out last week, the for- ------- Willis scored over Wlllmore, 7-15,
entries must be in by 26 sixth. Trosper and Elder paced the mer going; to Cherry Point via a 15-6 and 15-8.
Aug., with match play slated tot Fliers with a pair of bingles each. leave, and the latter to the Vero First and second round results
start the following day. To enter, Lt. Barclay is coaching the local Beach Training Station. Both STANDINGS follow: Schrack over Fox 15-6
netters must contact Frank Floyd, outfit, relacing Lt. Elliot who has were Important cogs In the been detached. team's offensive and both will be Anr.1 and 15-1 Efthen
SpA)2c) at telephone numbers Team W L ; Trosper over
8381 or 593. -- missed. 4 0 ,15-8 and 15-2; Horneffor over
t The tournament is a follow-up Daffynitlon-Highbrow: A per- The other two departees were VPB MF-OTU 3"3' 0 Thompson, 15-9 and 15-6; Willis
to the recent singles meet which son educated beyond his intelli Ted (Boston Red Sox) Williams A&R 1 2 2 over Quattlebaum, 15-6 and 15-4,
was won by Gordon Reedy. gence. Continued On Page Seven VF-5 1 ;3 II and Willmore over Nelson, 15-8
(MAD has dropped from )league_ .) and 15-7._

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' ,I ( 'i"-rr." Rolls. To.Victory! I I.m..r. War Dep't Releases rive Medal Man j

N Story of Radar UseLate ,.,' : It. r. .. j

3x on the evening of 4 Novem- I

ber 1942 one of our new warshipswas

out looking for the enemy

among the Solomon Islands The

sea battle for Guadalcanal was in

its final phase the issue still un- R > ; M

Aboard the American vessel, radar '

; like an invisible searchlight

probed the darkness and discovered :.

the presence of an enemy vessel

more than eight miles away

The big ship lifted its gun muzzles

toward the stars. They flashed and

thundered. The second salvo de- \

spite both darkness and extreme ;n

range, landed squarely on the tar-

get, which disappeared from the

radar screen.
This incident, only one of many

equally dramatic, was revealed this

week in the War story of radar, .

released for the first time to the N myc .4 d

public by the Office of War Information a

Still .bound in security are manyof C.

the countless ways in which the

Navy used radar to speed the aSS nY:.we '
war's end. But It. is safe to say

that the speed with which over- Joseph A. Uals.li, ARM2c Is congratulated by the Skipper.

whelming American naval might Walsh had just received the Air Medal oak leaf cluster in lieu of a I

has driven the Jap from the seas second and third gold star In lieu of a fourth Air Medal. and the
--.. .... ,-",.,..." .._ and brought our land forces within Presidential Unit Citation. .

Marion K, S\unn. SKlr, demonstrates championship form as she the shadow of Tokyo would nave --

battered the pins to win the recent Waves singles bowling tourna- been much more difficult and cost- Captain Brady Presents

ment. Along with the title, Marion hauled down a $25 War Bond ly in men and New ships Tactics without radar. Continued from rage Three I SofitallSlanJintjJ

first prize bhe is from the technical section of the Supply Dept.
j: Radar has revolutionized fleet ARMlc, USNR for meritorious
, 'Y ------ tactics and made possible a new conduct as a crew member of a I

Fliers. Trail Landing Signal flexibility in surface-ship warfare. rescue plane which completed a Results to 13 Aaf)

Continued from Page Three In modem task forces large num- hazardous mission In enemy held OFFICERS' LEAGUE

Gibbs In League port there, 1 Ito 0; dropped an im bers of ships cruise at high speedin waters. Lt. (jg) Edmund W. Sol- (AdmIn Cup)
formations with received Team VV LMlo'Tl1
roars down the bounces relatively tight berg, USNR, also com-
runway ,
Continued from rage Six and takes off for another practicerun. all lights blacked out. Before the mendation from Adm. Nimitz for Operation 17.14 .8

White Sox war such a formation presented a his work as a navigator on repeated VPB 14 I
and Bob (Chicago ); Right behind him another
problem in station keeping, and long flights over enemy terri- VF5 8 IIlIORNL'IolG
Kennedy, both of whom headed for: plane banks for an approach. He'stoo
for Gehrlnger's club during the high and too fast. The LSO few officers-of-the-deck were ever tory.In.
where their neigh- addition to the PresidentialUnit LEAGUEComm.ndln
the West Coast. Williams find; signals-but it's too late to correct absolutely sure
' and ribbon ( Officer' Cup)
\I!, bors were. Citation GlennonP.
Kennedy in only two tilts both and He
played height speed. gets a
however watching the USN received Team W 11MFOTU
Today Corcoran AOM2c ( -
few weeks they were here, and wave off and zooms up and away. 22 J
situation a radar screen, the star in lieu of a second
on a gold
instrumental in victories 21
the 4
were This goes on hour after hour, A&
scored Fort Pierce and OOD can maintain his proper sta- Air Medal; Richard W. Holloway R 18 7
over Navy one plane after another. The instructor
tion in formation throughout zig- ARMlc, USNR gold star in lieu Supply 13.
Maxwell Field.
demonstrates few then
a changes, and emer- of fourth Air Medal Robert V. Salvage 12 14 ..
The Fliers who carded to zags, course ; 9
were each student in turn tries his handat Commissary 16
meet Mayport in a twin bUt Here it. In ten days most of them gency turns solely on its informa- Snyder, AOM3c, USNR, gold star Public Work 9 16
two and lost tion. Further the officer in tacti- in lieup of fourth Air Medal, and or.. T 17
yesterday, won games have mastered the art. VM
cal command of the force can see Curtis M. H. Stonelake, ARMlc, 7 18
one last week to run their season The basic course completed, Lt. S. Service 5 ;20;
at a glance the disposition of the USNR gold star in lieu of fourth
mark to 29 triumphs against seven Ralph M. Bagwell, officer in
I whole formation. Air Medal.
defeats. charge goes into a huddle with the AFTERNOON LEAGUE
The NAS crew whipped May- instructors. Each student Is passed Pinpoints Target Presidential Unit Citations and (Commanding Of"cu'* Cap)
A technique has been worked out ribbons were presented to the fol-
port there, 11 to 0; dropped an im- Full lieutenants and senior I Team W K
Gibbs 2 for shore bombardment with the lowing former members of Patrol Marine Bk, 24 4
portant tilt to Shipyard, must numberone
qualify as
aid of radar that is perhaps even Bombing Squadron Thirty-three: VF-5! 23 5
to 1, Saturday at Mason Field: and
LSO's. other Hospital
Ensigns Jay. 19.
remarkable than the techni- Edward A. Willis ARM'c USN
more ;
and then bounced back to trim must meet the standards of O&G: 17 10
r. Camp Blanding 5 to 0, in a rain gees assistant LSO's. Otherwise que of sea maneuver and battle. Robert L. Wilcox Jr, ARM Ie, M. Galley 14 jj

t. abbreviated game Sunday at the I, theyare In the black of night or throughthe USN; Eugene K. Wiar, ARMlc, Chief Personnel Club 13 12

dropped. thickest fog, our warships can USNR; Lawrence I, Wentworth, 9 18
It Ball Boathouse
; Park. A 20
who next
I For those
are passed,
':\ The loss to Gibbs dropped the I pinpoint a target. It follows, then ARM2c, USN; Aviation Chief Radioman POW Gd, i j
two months of work at
Fliers out of their customaryfirst comes op- that radar is an ever-present In- James E. Rafferty, USN; Docks & Ferries 4 n
erational bases to
place position In the Me training gather valuable aid to navigation and piloting Forest D. Hawkey, Jr., ARMlc,

The locals who experience. Those qualifying for in dangerous waters. USN, aud Robert A. Cobb, ARM2c, MINOR LEAGUE
tory League. ,
number one LSO's get an addi- Again and again in this war it USNR. Team w :i.;
.. easily won first half honors tional month at another base. Then for imited Salvage is 5
has been necessary ---
boast a second half mark of 6 Dispensary
they are ready to be assigned to 15"
and 2, a half game behind the States ships to approach strange A Virginia kennelwith Dach- Post Office 16 9
the fleet. The number one's to
go dead of the night.In M. NS ij
leading Shlpj;'ardors. harbors in the shund pups for sale advertised: Galley 30
training carriers for still another ADU
the Aleutians campaign we operated 7 H<
Jack Clifton a canny portslder, liCit a long little doggie.
period, or qualified v -
for two winters in
was the big boy in the Gibbs tri-
,t' umph, as he combined control with by the senior LSO aboard. of the most perilous kind which the highly personal, verbal instruc- The automobile motor pounded,
:Many of the fleet-returned pilots been charted. Fartherout tion that served in the criti-
6 a variety of puzzling curves which had never early sputtered and finally stopped, "I
set the Fliers down with seven taking training here as LSO's are in the Pacific our largest bat cal days. More than 125,000 offi- wonder," mused the sailor "what

t singles and a lone tally. His effec- the cream of the crop so to speak, tleships came closer to strange cers and men have gone through that was knocking." 'I dunno,
of the combat pilots. Nearly all of at than ever before, advanced radar at
tiveness was revealed by the dozen shores night training Navy answered the beautiful blonde.
them have won decorations for fire against schools within this "
strikeouts he notched. affording country. "Maybe it's opportunity.
Don Carter with achievement as pilots. shore batteries. Similarly trans --
was charged
The school is considered so highly -
the loss though he allowed the ports and cargo ships were permitted I 1
in naval aviation circles that all COMMERCIAL
Shipyards only six blows. Each to unload closer to the beach, BULLETINS
fleet-returned landing signal of-
team scored a run in the first in- lessening the danger to their small
ficers back in the States for re- WANTEDSoath.ld.
ning. The deciding marker came In craft and saving immensely on un- HOUM trailer. 194 factor built it feet .
assignment in the Naval Air Spacious
the first of the sixth when Catcher Op- loading them. Ion,. Good 8 ply tires. Priced right W. available two bedroom apartment -
erational Training Command go McNntt, AMM3e, 4618 Main St., -Jax, in exchange for a one
Wes Trammell doubled and In- CIO bedroom apartment .
C.IIlilt.. preferably in River.side
through a week of observation at
fielder Frosty :McVey reached Carter the Defense of a fleet of warships House trailer 17 fett. Good condition. Pete or small children not allow.ed. .
LSO school here. Call '-1041.IISII. .
for a single. McVey paced the from air attack depends heavily on Good tirci All conveniences.. E. L. fear-
Can Choose son Air Ban Trailer Camp, or Hangar '39 or '40 Chevrolet aedan for rash.
a hits while Out- Combat Information Centera
victors two
with the
Up to now it was pointed out, 111. Fighter In.truclor School. Call Lt. Spangler at 2-9251 er inquire
.. fielder Johnny McCullough was loath concentrated complex, and highly 141 Buick brdan. New rings, battery, at Hospital Ward C-5.
the only Flier to enjoy Clifton's many pilots were to apply dramatic center of radar activi- clutch brake IlDin,., etc. Also let of College I girl wants ride to Los An II' ,
Mac added two for training as LSO's because they men-of-war. Originally Hobby Jonea golf club. Lt. R. J. ]larding or vscinity about. let ** September WilT
slants. Johnny our
felt that they would be divorced ty on Call a-ll(7 at noon. share driving and expenses. Eunice Wil-
walks to his two for two. from actual control of called Radar Plot, CIC has grown Baby bed with steel .prln,.. Also innerspring son. Eat 8597.

The Fliers had little trouble ; aircraft as and developed hand-in-hand with mattreu. Tennia racket__"Right 1940 Ford ledan. R. G. Justin. Call Ext.
against Blandingas Mac Mc- pilots. Another factor was that' shipboard radar. Duton." Contact owner between 8900 410 or see at 1133-B Allegheny Rd.,
they believed that they would be mid 1000 at Hangar 140. NAS.
Clothln net the soldiers down The of CIC is to coordi-
purpose Window exhaust fan. 122. Call Eit.
stuck in this kind of Medium
' \ with a lone single for the six for an nate information _predominantlyfrom 884:. ce.h. can car. Good condition For
indefinite period. Now, however a On. Hollywood bed and one folding daybed Chaplain Grant Est !.
... Innings the game lasted. The radar but also from lookouts, 1938 model car in good co'ndition. Must
rotation system has been devised Lt. E. R. bmith. 4688 TimuquanaRoad.
1'; sailors took advantage of Bill from other ships, and from techni- have good tire. ISo down, rest term.
. :''', Howlson's wildness to convert which will offer them a choice of cal devices other than radar to 1141 Aluminum portable electric aewing- Phone 7-8381.Mr. Arthur after S<30 p.... daily,

S"S two hits Into a quintet of runs. duty after a maximum of 18 evaluate this information and de- machine, 1100. 193 Royal deik-model 1936 or 1937 Ford coupe, or sedan for
months Both like Joseph Walter
of actual work type "0. new
, Jack Seidwitz was the hero of as an LSOLSO's termine what the enemy Is doing. Jit.; 638, (287 Pennsylvania Av*., Wet- cash. Bill, SKVle. Call Ext. 139.
: the piece against Mayport, allowing have no easy Job. Their The resulting information is then ronnett. One Lt. R.large Dunford tricycle or small bicycle Call
Jr., Ext.
is lOS
: only a pair of bingles as his responsibility heavy. They have channeled to other essential con- Haute trailer 1145. 21 foot Glider. Beautiful Ride wanted north
blind destination, W. Va.
I to be able to Interior, X- room.. Venetian
:. 1" mates rapped 14 good for 11 runs.i Judge a plane's altitude trol stations throughout the ship. throughout living room, kitchen bed- anytime during th. week of 19 Aug. willshare /

j Shortstop Bill DeMars paced the speed and attitude with com- Radar played a major part in room with permanent bed. 4 closets, 75 I.t. Cipolat.expense 2-9538.and assist in driving Call

j-r : locals with a trio of smashes plete accuracy. They must see the Navy's remarkable record of pound ice box. Gas dove, International Rider to Chicago or Minneapolis Sec,"
everything notice with air condition unit. 4 month
I ., while Jack Baer and Tom Hopkins act fast. everything' and protecting convoys all the way old heater, perfect condition. Tempered Mason- Ice man' wife would like lady rider t*

i ,i each had two. across the oceans. The total loss It. exterior. Mew tidy tires. 210000. help at drive.2-1564 Contact, at Mr.. R. C. Anderson

Last Thursday's scheduled game by all types of ships in convoy was May b,.Gy.**en Sgt at Davis Wm. D.Air T.Bat Anderson Trailer Serviceman's wife one would like to rid ..

with Waycross was rained out. Capt. Raby Detached only 1-lOth of 1 per cent. Camp Yakoa Trailer Camp. or In the vicinity I of Detroit Mitt'
Washington \\vm
D. C. after August 20.
" -| % Sj-- Continued from Page 1 Doom for Subs Model 12 gauge 12, pump with Weaver Winchester choke shot, beavertail gun. I share upt I\.... Phon. Yeoman Ie P. C.

a Two Day Holiday helped direct the impressive ,debutof Radar-equipped planes flying forearm and checkered itock. Six Wanted Warner, E"t 1946-37 745.Sedan. Call

... the Grumman F6F Hellcat from! escort carriers, marked the boxes of shells and case included. Call M.. AEM2c.: Read W.
NATTC. Eat '17.
I'' Continued From Page One Lt. ()Je) W. C. Poirier; Ext. 356, Bide.
I fighter' planes at the Marcus Is- real doom of the Nazi submarine 124.FOR bales House near station I room,
, "From the military depths to a land raid of August 1914. For this menace. At the end of the war in 704. SALE OR RENT *all concrete and steel construction"ached' as'l -

military world power such as the achievement he was awarded the Europe, U-boats were being sent Home at 167S Parish Place. Riverside .VE"Call Lt*"Comdr furnace J.= Eo Boffmaa g.rage. a..
and refrigeratorin
world has never seen in the periodof Distinguished Flying Cross. to the bottom at the rate of nearlyone Manor.home 1IO.SOO and. will Stove be left there if desired. at J-0528 after 1700.

four years has been the history Capt. Raby is credited with a day. That the undersea raid- Interested parties contact Rear Adm. J. 1939 1700.Dodge 3-door sedan Call t-Stlt after .

of this country. W have the shooting down two planes In the ers failed so completely to preventan J. Clark Naval Air Intermediate Train- 1938 Covered 2} foot. Sleeps 4.
W. D.
,: i greatest fleet the greatest air North African invasion. lie and early and successful conclusionof Jne lag .Corpus Jr., Christ Atlantic Texas ational or Bank Brake :roo'ir: Sacrifice 160*.

force and the greatest Army ever his squadron strafed enemy shore the war can be largely attriblit- IluMing. Jacksonville. Will consider Owner shipping out. Jnqlr Lot N. 110.
If Yukon Trailer Park
, +i. boasted by any world power. In I installations tanks, warships, and ed to radar. panty" .house. Tht a bedrooms.. Rental occu- Lias MO: J. E. Boncek.er Barrack Kit. 1$,

our: Joy over restoration of peace I the great battleehop Jean Bart, At the ,end of hostilities, Navy enfurnished.85.by Aug.. 16. 1938 Plymouth 2-door sedan) three new"

let,Via ever remain alert alert to I then guarding Casablanca harbor. training of radar operators and FOR SALE tires Call r.,Reft, (3. Eit. 8301.

Bee that this military might we I For his part in the African adventure technicians was organized on a Set *f Walter Hagen golf,,.club. Contact(left- between 170$ 1200 and 1300, and 1600 and)

have BO well constructed 10 not dissipated : he was awarded the Navy vast nation-wide scale. Training handed. ). CHchrlst.Practically PT n Department er S Room furniture: Phoa* II*. G. L.

in'the yearn .to coitfe." Cross aids of every kind have replaced JamIlk... *95 B.$. 7atrw.Park or, call at 3JJI-A Craven g.reiOfwev .f,



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Civilian Employees' News iSUPrv1 .
fa :. .( ;';' .

Address Communications to Editorial Offices .:.

Personnel Relations Office, Bldg. 13, Box 22 SALLIES
Telephone Extension 483

The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Jax Air
News, Is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's
Civilian and Is the
Employees sponsored by By Leola JonesWe
Employees' Association for Civil Service Employees
were glad to welcome some
William O. Klncaid, President Philip D. Myers, Treasurer new employees into the depart
Evelyn T.Sullivan, Secretary ment recently. Among those 'toming -
Directors to work here were Winifred F. \

Evelyn T. Sullivan J.leil.c. Jackson Bush, Florence It. Howard, LucilleS.

Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Wood Singletary, Ira B. White, Alon- ;

Philip D. Myers Kenneth M. McDuffie 10 "'. Bacon, Riley R. Hindmon,
Daniel R. .Whiddon William. O. Klncaid .
Bryant Boatright.
Charles E. Field
Know of have listened
many you Yg
News Reporting Staff d
Assembly and Repair: to the "Flowers For A Lady" ?' ie

Head Reporter._....._.._____......_.-.Euleene Willingham radio program sponsored by Pur-
Inspection and Survey: cells, Inc. Seems that on this pro- c.A
Head Reporter... .._ .... ....,. .... Helen M. Styron I .
gram, a name is chosen from ran-
Public Works Department:
Head Reporter.. .Ethel M. ShanahanSupply dom to decide who the lucky wom-

Department: an is that receives the flowers for

Head Reporter.......>. ...___....__....___.Leola Jones \ the evening. Some of our em- -
i is
ployees have recently been the recipient -

CIVILIAN OF THE WEEKDrama Margaret of this lovely'Mahaffey giftthere'sbeen (Corre- ..

SectionBY spondence), Gladys Ward, (Accounting -
and Music: Hide in Supply :
) and Birdie Sanchez

FRANK MCCAFFREYFor (Stock Control). Captain Malcolm Cloukey, A & R officer, presents three check
Quite a few of our fellow work- totalling $100 toll. II. Van Houten of Engine' Overhaul for beneficial
the past three years, the In- state teachers college. Foregoing a ers have celebrated birthdays this suggestions which have been adopted by Assembly and Repair Savings I
vacation to study at summer i amounting to $3,300 annually will be effected by Van Houten'
section of the Receiving
spection Report school, she assumed a junior sta- week. Few of them have been Bill suggestions.

Division, has had as its tus after two years of normal Clapp, Ethel Collins Charlie I la- 'III' .-.. 1..-- --'a.. ', .. II, .. !!.

supervisor, Mrs. Anna Mamlel Con- school work in Primarykindergarten I' gans, Jack Harry, Margaret Too-; l

rad, who also has been aiding Mr. and public school music. She i shee, Robbie Settle, and Claire
also supervised all freshman and
F. R. Gardner as acting assistant sophomore shows, musicals and op- Carter To those of you who also

supervisor of the division. Tht'reI I perettas, which were held at. that had birthdays but whose names

are approximately 140 employes in time. are not mentioned, HAPPY

this division which is made up of I Leaves School For Govt. BIRTHDAY TO YOU too!
Her teaching began with the Kssle Wilkes
(Public Voucher)
the Receiver Section, Inspection first grade of the James Monroe
that her
reports son, Captain Jud-
Report Section, Public Voucherand School in Arlington where she had son Wilkes, U. S. Marine Corps,
Section. I about 65 pupils a trimester. Three
Follow-up wears campaign ribbons representing -
Mrs. Conrad has been assistingwith I years of teaching school was all I eight major campaigns.
she could accomplish before her Captain Wilkes was in the first
of the workof
the coordinating I
her to
grandfather persuaded go
Marine Division to go into Guadal-
the four sections involved, have I to work for the Government at the canal. That's a record to be proudof

ing main objective of receipt, inspection Navy Yard in Washington. It was agree? _
I in February 1934& that she reported -
of, and payment and ac- General Stores Division No 1

for all materials receivedin for this job as an under clerk- (located in Bldg. 162, 163)) misses -.. ... -, .-. .. ... M .. ,...."'d...."'.A&_tit- 1"ff<> I
counting typist in the Inspection Report .
Lllton B. llarrell who is
r the Supply Department. Speed Section and at the end of a year I weeks' vacation. Before he left Pictured outside Assembly and Repair are 10 A & R employee
received checks
Captain Malcolm'Cloukey last! Wednesday
esnsential in this divisionfor was promoted to clerk. Sie remained asked' him where he
is quite -1 we was go- for beneficial
which will
there until transferredhere suggestions" result in the Having of
the moving of material, and in 1940 ing and he replied that he would many thousands of dollars annually for the Navy Front row, left

they have' been commended by Bureau I Mr. Conrad is a Chief Petty Of- probably go to Georgia, then to to right, are R. S. Parks of Shop 716, R. K. Henderson of Engine
Miami, Florida. (But, confidentially Overhaul, G. W. Brittle of the Electrical Shop, Captain: ClotiKey. II. II.
ficer in the and at
Representatives for the record Navy, presentis
he said that had
stationed on Guam, after eighteen transportation \an Houten of Engine Overhaul, D. G. Colby of Finish and Fabric ..
they have sustained. months at sea. He is on a mil- been different and time more Paint Shop, and R. 1\(. Bardo of the Electrical Shop Back row, left
Transferred from the Navy itary furlough from the Supply available, a trip to Mexico would to right, are N. J. Rlchey of Engine Overhaul, J. P. Saunders of I n.

Yard, Washington, D. C., in No- Department here, having been have. been in order) GertrudeF. glue Overhaul, A. K. Taylor of Welding Shop ..76. and M. N. Sam-
Hagerty (Shipping) is enjoyingher mons" of Engine Overhaul. Three others
received awards
vember 1940, she reported here as transferred along with Mrs. Con- vacation at home. Barbara but*because ..
of transfer termination
or of
( employment prior to the presentation -
a clerk in the Inspection Report i rad. They were college sweetheartsand Balrk (Personnel) is visiting her of the awards, they are not Included In this photo.In .
married in 1936, and she feels,
home in Cincinnati, Ohio '
of the staff
Section, one -original--- -- .-..---- "It:. time he was coming home Lots (Issue) reports a Bt'ttY'1 the first mass award cere- Others to receive awards for
now, and we'll settle down:' vacation in Daytona Beach, Flor mony ever held, H: employees of their suggestions were Norton J.

_--X__ ida. Assembly and Repair received Richey of Engine'Overhaul, for an
Oretha Dougherty (Stock Con- ,Improved turntable; R. S. Parks,
checks from
INSIDE PUBLIC trol) was certainly happy to see I Captain Malcolm of Shop, 716, for a tail wheel ac-
Cloukey, A & R Officer, in his office
her brother home from overeas : tuating cylinder jig; John P. Saun-
WORKS duty recently. Lillian Harper (Fol- last Wednesday fir beneficial ders, of Engine Overhaul, for his
low-up) is also very happy for her suggestions which will save the ignition lead support; Ralph K.
By Ethel M. Shanahan. husband, James V. is home also Navy approximately $17,660 annu- Henderson, also of Engine Overhaul -

There may have been weeks that from overseas duty (Mr. Harper ally.These for a hose clamp wrench;
employees, because of their Grafton Brittle, of the Electrical
S, Incidentally, on Military Fur-
< news was very scarce but this
t. lough from this department). j interest in seeing a job done more Shop, for a dust collecting devici;
time an "all time low" was reach- Edith Howard (Proposal) has efficiently and with greater safety, Ralph M. Bardo, also of the Elec-
: ed! Blame it on the heat the hu- I resigned to march down the aisle had suggested different, original,' trical Shop, for a suggestion dean

.1 I' midity or just plain old August of the Orange Park Baptist improved tools or practices_and ing with the removal of a bell
I had backed their ideas crank from E. A. Starters D. G.
dog days! The answer to all inquiries I Church today to say "I do" to her up by prov- ;
best. boy-friend. The Proposal Section ing to the satisfaction of the Ben- Colby, of Finish and Fabric Paint
for news or anything of Interest -I honored her with a party at I eficial Committee their value in Shop, for his original method of

[ brought forth only one re- the Seminole Hotel. It also happened j actual application I attaching ground wires to groundrail
Winner of the highest single in the "Dope Shop;" Daisy E.
sponse, "Nothing happens here! to be the birthday of Evel>n
II award in this Britt, formerly of Shop No. 716,
i Even vacations have petered out, MacKenzie (Award) and Mildred group was A. K. I
Taylor, an employee of Welding for a tool for Wrlglotk Cylinder
Jones (Proposal), and a big birth
the peak is passed! 476. He received packing; Rudolph Hentusch, of the
Shop a $100
day cake with candles and all the
I The Shop Commitee' had its check for his original jig to hold Machine Shop for his bolt extrac-.
trimmings added zest to the
occasion i
monthly meeting the' first Monday tor M. N.
engine mounts while they are beIng ; Sammons of Engine _
All in all 'twas
of the month. The main topic of quite a function Overhaul
t welded. His jig saves an esti- for his suggestion deal-
discussion was leave regulations I mated $5,000 ing with Mica Spark Plug clean
per year, figured on
with the new overtime ruling affecting -: WE WONDER WHAT WOULD the basis of the number of man ing inside a barrel, and Milton Lazarus -

V -. -r Saturdays and the policy HAPPEN IF: I hours saved at one dollar per man formerly of Accessories Planning -
In regard to personnel with ninety We continued to eat "Navy I hour. _. I who received an additional(
I of employees under now Rear Admiral days accumulated leave. Chow?" (Bet all of us would gain I H 'H. Van Houten of Engine' award on: his suggestion.
T. Earle Hipp Prior to com- Walter Hoag (Architecture) has ', about ten pounds). I I Overhaul captured awards for Several of the to receive
ing here she had been associated I terminated (as of August 11) his 'I I The coca-cola had never been : three separate suggestions. The I awards at this meeting group have other
9 9i 9v with him for about three in connections with Design Section discovered? '
years I I highest. one, $73, was earned for suggestions in the hands of the
\ Washington.Born I and is going to "free lance" for I I I Escalators were installed at all I his suggestion on alterations made committee for investigation.

in the small town of Wells- himself Walter came into the architectural exits on second and third floors i' on a Tapper Reamer Guide which I Henceforth, all awards will be
burg, West Virginia in 1910 her' unit August 1911 and Working hours were from 1000 I resulted in an estimated saving of made by Captain Cloukey at spe-
family moved to Washington when I was one of the earlier members of to 1600? $2,540 year His suggestion for cial meetings of this type, and it
i she was five years old. For thI I the department. The best of luck : _V_ an improved method of polishingmain is hoped that more suggestionswill
first years of her schooling, she attended !} in your venture and may many in crankshaft bearings broughthim come in from A&R employees,
the Wilson Teachers College Jacksonville,want yo uto plan their Seabees Turn a $15 award. This practice will both civilian and enlisted. Blanks
as a practice student for post-warhbmes for them. I
save $500 annually, A suggestion for turning in suggestions are
teachers. When her family, moved I !Mr. Foster (Maintenance) Is for the improvement of a fine bor- available in all divisions, and any
v across the river to Arlington, Virf taking over the "trouble desk" : Oil Drillers ing mixture which saves about employes who sees a possibility
gtnla, she took up schoolingagainat j erations artd' is jokingly being OP-I f $300 annually netted him an addi- for an improvement or saving of
Washington-Lee High School, ed "Bertha;,Jr!" I For the first time in the historyof tional $10. :Many other suggestionsfrom time or materials owes it ,to him..
there studying the academic Another,separation of one of th3 Arctic exploration, the Navy's Van Houten are under scru- self and his shop to turn in hid idea
majoring in English. Most course'l "old timers is Mr, Hojtl. Fce-I Seabees, using the world's heaviest tiny of the committee, and he is on a regular form whether it winsa
time was devoted to man Laborer\ of Maintenance, construction machinery in a regionof still turning them in whenever an I cash award,. a commendation, or f,)-'
dramatics, however and came 'on the Station In' February I Alaska known formerly only to idea strikes him, like many other nothing other' than personal satis-
part in all plays and shows spon-, 1941. He Is resigning to go back toMs whaling ships and dog teams, are former winners. faction.

,1 sored by the school. She also wasa farm In the western part of the now in process of unearthing oil __ n _.___.. __ -- -- -- -- -,- .--
member of the Gamma Delta state at Barrlneau, Florida. Mr. I' reserves which authoritative special appropriation was provided Brazil: Decorates AdmiralVice
Sigma Sorority, which was not Floyd was supervisor of all the sources claim may be of immense by Congress. The sole object was Admiral VV. Fitch, ,
permitted at that time but later Janitor service on the station and value. I I to determine whether an area classified Aubrey
of the Naval Acad-
approved. During her junior year, of all outside labor. The beautyof Naval Petroleum Reserve Num- for 20 years as an oil re- Superintendent has been presented
I she and a girl friend did broadcasts the landscaping for which NAS ber Four covers 35,000 square serve actually contained oil in emy with, Annapolis the decoration, of the National -
c singing and playing duets, Jacksonville is famous fa due to .miles at the northernmost tip of quantity Order of the Southern Cross,
for a* local radio station in Washington the efforts of Mr. Floyd who so Alaska, In a region that for over : The expedition!, still in'operation, Degree of Grand Officer,' by the
*! 'I> ably directed the crews 'of men '50 years has given promise of oil. Involves approximately' 200 men Brazilian Government in recognition ; ; I..
At tha completion of high school, doing the work. Best wishes: of Original authority for the proJ- and represents in cost a minor of his services to that
she enrolled at Dolly Madison Col- your co-workers In your back to ect came from President ROOsevelt fraction of the probable magnitude I as1 a former -member government of the

lege in Harrisonburg, Virginia, a., the land retirement! In conformity with the law a [i Lot the results. American Laval Mission to Brazu r '

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16 August, 1945 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page Nine

I A & R Accessories DivisionHere New Cafeteria Now Open ; 1


and There In Instrument Shop s Special Lunches Planned I

l\y irglnla Fraser. Worked on Atomic Bomb

We welcome three newcomers to The Taylor brothers, of the By C. R. Owens

the Gyro Shop this week. Edward Electric Department are in the Smoking in bed ia fun, if you
Rake AMM2c, who has just returned limelight this week. Before com like it. Your troubles seem far
from twenty-two months ing to work here in January of
duty; Ruby Parramore and this year, they both worked at the away when you see them through

J .u ,Thompson. We are glad now famous atomic bomb projectin a fog of smoke as you lie back in '
have these people with us and Oak Ridge, Tennessee. As for- comfort. Ir tKt a rM'

hope their stay is a pleasant one mer employees and residents of But every cigarette or cigar or
Melva Dutton, of the Optical this place, they related a few of pipe-full you Smoke in bed carries
Department resigned last week the interesting sidelights. the chance of death In the first
,We will all miss her especially Dolly i Practically a world all: its own, place, you are relaxed and ready
Hughey' who worked with her I'' the 'eighty square miles of property for a sock in the jaw from Old
for many months. was divided into several small Man Sleep.
re- -eA4
Our amiable Mr. Martin, of the towna. Accommodations for living Just to push the process along, V
,Gyro Shop, is out on annual leave quarters and stores with all the you smoke, and before you Know '
this week. It is a well-earned rest needs for pleasant living and recreational it, you go out like a light. I
and we hope he will have a grand facilities, including But, not your cigarette! Oh no!
time. churches and hospitals, were such Your hand slips over the side of r

Lillian Bock, "Cookie" of the that it was unnecessary for those the bed, where there's an up-draft /
Gyro Shop has returned from her living there to even leave the and plenty of fuel for a first class D A

leave. ,She says she had the best much guarded area. Of course, it fire._with you in the miu ule. __
time ever and we know she did. was possible to go outside, if nec
Betty Denton and Johnny Pot- essary. Several weeks indoctrination

fay, ACMMI, both formerly of the was given oil employees and
Pressure Department, were mar- security instilVd! in them as a r.
married August 3, 1945, in the safeguard. The fact that until now
Westminster Chapel at Wooster, I the atomic bomb was kept secret
Ohio. Edna Skinner and Judy Cal- sho s:i the fitness of those employed

houn of the Pressure Department : Iffrc Intei-corrmunication and r"
were bridesmaids. We all extend associat'on' w is not encouraged be-

.(our congratulations. I twon th. towns. Because of this 1
-- --------"---- -----
notes could not be -
Julia Calhoun, of Pressure Department precaution,
is away on annual leave i I exactly what the project he was The Civilian Cafeteria which had been closed for two

We understand she is going to I I working on, in his town factory, weeks for renovation, opened Monday noon under the man-

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore J was used! for in the other factories agement of the Employees Association. The volume of busi-

for an operation to end that I Each city had its own particular done in the two and half hours it was during the
old Oebbil hay fever. We all hope I factory, manufacturing: a vital ness a open
that everything is successful part of the atomic bomb. GUards noon hour equaled that handled previously in 24 hours. In

Viola Green, of Progress, didn't I patrolled the area night and day spite of the "jam session" it was generally agreed that the

come on the day shift with us and ,: and planes covered the area over- food was excellent and holds great promise of things to come.
miss her. We think the night -
shift gang is mighty lucky to have I head.We knov it, must be a feeling i To the many employees who The cafeteria is exclusively a civilian -

her with them Seems good to be i 01 great satisfaction) to know that had to wait in 'the long lines enterprise, operating rent
on the day shift again Either shift I something helped to make may I free with Navy furnished buildingsand
though sees our production at its I turn out to be one of the most im- during the first rush and confusion equipment. The Employees

best and we intend to keep right potta-t factors in ending World I of opening day, the Association guarantees the maintenance -
c>n the job. ihoerationing ;:}.\' H, i i8or ..'- 11 @)
P' of equipment and also supplies -
- .....
-" I Y..MM 1 M./A
I pre- | its own operating items such

You MAY wake up In time to I las dishes, silver, trays, etc. The
r give an alarm, but many don't. I Much of the delay resulted' operation is on a non-profit basis

Many die that way each 'ear. I from just the "newness" of 1! with a small percentage of the Income -

I only Beds highly and combustible bedding are materialsIn not the I the operation. However, this ]' being used by the Association ..

your home. By falling asleep in I condition is being rapidly to sponsor the departmental par-
work, ties and picnics and other lecrea-
you may start a fire
the easy chair after a hard day'sin ': overcome and as a result of : tional programs for civilians Under

the newspapers on the floor in this experience steps were immediately I Navy policy any profit shown
Civilian Cafeteria is to be
the I by a
upholstery, or in almost
waste material I taken to bring in I, returned to the employees by way

stationed in the area, living in Unwatched of lower prices and better foods
By Jeanne Wl'IIt'1The and out of control, additional help for the serving
furnished rooms and eating their fire CAN I This is completely an employee
bulle- gut your home cause the
days of special news meals "out." working so that they death or injury of members of line, and in general to speed operated project It's your Employees
tins, rumors and revolutionary could be their husbands. I Association and Cafeteria
near your family and KILL YOU. i i up the whole serving system.
weapons all harbingers of peace Truly patriotic Jaxonians could CAN, did we say ? DID kill and :Special Luncheon You are represented Association through elected
-,are with us again; the day when easily have had future-assuied, injure thousands of people last I ; Employee representatives -
With last minute change in in your department. It
radio is turned on early and comfortable jobs in civilian em- year and the year before that.If I a
jour I is interest and backing that
- ployment, jet they wanted to do you're a smoker, watch both management resulting front! the jour
late. I will make it successful,
stays on
their pal t. They have done it. I the smokes and the matches ANDDON'T emergency hospitalization and les-
sinks in : In future, no service personnel
The Japanese sun a ,
SMOKE IN BED! of the Cafeteria Manager
Civilians will haveto ignation
i so employed will be served at the civilian cafe-
bloody haze of surrender. Little xGabriel's, 1 last week the Association
I Employees
face a readjustment as surely, - I teria due to ration quotas and food
more than three months stands between if not as radically, as the service- i knows the cafeteria patronswill shortages, it was announced offi
capitulations by would-be man demobilized into mufti. i Horn I. extend their full cooperation : cially this week Ship's Service
and of the -
world ruler That the end shouldbe How are they going to do It? A I understanding Mr. Joe Adams, the problem new I canteens will continue to be avail
.cross-section ot >. I able to civilians and service -
poll opinion was llv Harry 1 Until I personnel
110 measured! is tribute to our cafeteria manager, has arrangedto ,
made with the !Viraerner alike.
foregoing thoughtsIn who has: recently!
fighting forces and the solidarityof mind. Here ale the results: I been transferred to the Main Of- inaugurate immediately a special a1- ,I, --- V*---
luncheon which will have
the home front behind them. I I The permanent status civil service fice, Building 930 is no\V vacationing diffeient main dish each day and Memorial For JonesTo

After three and a half years of employee intends to stay put | in Wisconsin and visiting for a set price will Include vegetables I honor the memory of the

total war, bond-allotments have provided there is any staying. Perhaps her Li other in a hospital at Madi- rolls and buter, and a drink, I first American Naval hero, Scot
become as taken for granted as not at the same rate of pay son.'e extend a heal t*yo welcometo so that a well balanced meal will tish-born John Paul Jones, a bap-
or type of assignment, but still in the young lady who is lOW filling :
Americans have be quickly available, If this proves tismal font has been given by officers
Sara's former
position. She is
the Federal employ. I popular one line will be set aside I and men of the U. S. Navy
proved themselves elastic. That Josephine (.10)) K<>t>bln". a "native ''
The serviceman's wife has a exclusively for this "navy" type stationed in Great Britain to the
same resiliency will be tried in the more difficult ptoblem. If her husband of New Jersey Jo attended schoolIn of service, the other line continuingto little .parish church in Kirkbean,
next few months.Seiiousthlnklng. I finds employment and their Newark and moved here from seive the regular cafeteria assortment Dumfrieshlre, Scotland, where he
NATTCtvilians accepted standard of living la not i East Orange. She previously held of foods. ,:was christened in 1747.
view the end of hostilities from reduced too greatly, she will bemote the position of secretary to the ---,-
many angles. The thankfulness, than glad to stay home. I manager of the Engineering De-
the relief, the joy that suffering As one civilian said, when Inter- partment of the Walter Kidde The Payoff in Supply .

and mass hate is at an end U uni I viewed "And the sooner the better. Company. Her husband, Roy Robbins i sk. Mf
versal.! I is an Inspector in the Metal '
I want to statt being a full- : /
Only a minute l percentage of time wife." I, Machine Shop at A & R.
NATTC's IVb's will be retained In The unmarried WSA who has 1 The latest victims of Dan Cupidare
civil service Ask Ann Okl.uid and Hill Puffy but
permanent your. to continue working to support
as I write this, the date has not
self whether your appointmentreads herself, looks toward one of those
""'ar Service-Indefinite." If been decided upon .
60,000,000 jobs. A few are going
;you were employed after February, to school, some plan marriage, but' 'All of us are sorry to learn that
11M2, it does And even those in most hope to find other employment I \\ K. Mat lie. J. C. l'IIIIIIIIIIIX'and -
a permanent status. aren't assured I.. J. dlovanl have ben transferred -

there will be enough Federal jobsto One IVb said, "But let me have I! to duties elsewhere!
)1.C\ Dan Uiiis of Pistons and
Around I I
go a first, before I start
In wartime, the only national looking. After two years of getting Rings, Shop 1333, has been transferred : -.f .
holiday civil service observes is up at six In the morning to beat : to Spark Plug Department ,
Christmas. Unlike other jobs.Thankllgh'lng work The boys in Test Cells' are happy : ?
at eight, and doing my' I I
to welcome C. 11. White who re- i ,
Labor Day and all housework and washing on Sundays I r'f' ..
the other usual holidays have I'm bushed," : cently transferred from Magna- f '?

meant no mote to the IVb's thana All told, civilians at NATechTraCen flux Depaitment 4 .
page on their desk calendars. A I are looking soberly toward the I x e y yr
pre. or post-war job with hours 'peaceful future Wanting desperately Norfolk Yard Saves

of nine to five and a half day on to get back to normal, they $318,000 In Salvage '
Saturday cant help but be appealing realize certain adjustments will
In 13 months of operation, the
have to be made.They'll .
I youngest of three salvage yards in
Civilians have done
a magnific'nt face them the same
the Naval Operating Base, Norfolk
job at NATechTraCen. There they met Pearl Hat bur Successfully
have teen the wives of servicemen :| .1 Va, has the distinction of not
--_. having cost the Navy a cent and
4 dock is to give immediate- on-the-- I of saving more than 318000.
Floating Drydocks I | Started from scratch, and built
Ease Repair Jobs i' spot repairs to damaged craft or ( mainly from salvaged materials at The new Uent'rlj'lalljt'A'"tlon Program paws dividends in Its
'to make sufficient temporary re- no expense to the government the first major award In the :Niipnlj Hf'I"trtment.tu: \\n above, rightto

Chalk up another first for the pairs to allow the vessel to proceed I yard has never had a naval appiopiiation left, M. I'0.: liompklns., Storage Officer, I II' presenting check
Navy's floating drydocks. |, under its own power to a base! It is a constant source of for $100.00 to James II. Itarnhart, :Sr. joiner, with SIr M< I.aughlin,
In the Pacific recently, a 500-I where extensive repair facilities critically needed materials. I <)narterman joiner, looking on in appro+al. The suggestion I hI for
foot dock puked up a war-dam. exist. I I I Of the amount saved by reclamation Talking Engine Accessories'' for :Shipment{ and Storage." The
axed destroyer at sea, braced and i; Dredges and other light craft and repair of discarded materials method IH for securing all parts to a I.I l.iwoo<| platform Having 10/%:
frhor 'd )Jt to withstand a nine-de : have been transposed at sea by 78,9 per cent, or more than lime packaging and 50% lime for {nslwc| 'lion, it also eliminates loss,
free roll, and had repairs underway -i the drjdocks; but the destroyer I $251,000: was realized from four I in transit ,to the receiving ndivity{ and seuire the engine intact
during the 70milelyage, into operation was the first time a vessel 'primary sources waste pa without loss of any |harts, possibility to damage of a far Pacific port. of its size had been tervlced'in> discarded lumber, packing 'r'l result of the accessory becomingloose. There's more $>!f$ where

Prime purpose of the floating I) transit. I I and pallets. this came from l/et' loa!! iiif ;,.

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Page Ten NATTC JAX Am SECTION 16 August 1945

I 'J "All State Hop"Is Officer Aboard NA Tech T raCen -

j I

GATT( For Students Describes Atomic DevelopmentEditor's t tI

k note The practicaland 1 __ f I

ENTERTAINMENT Tomorrow NightThere's I theoretical consideration 'in I missing ones, thus expediting their ij
harnessing atomic energy are j! discovery.
nothing new to Ens, J V Rice.
to be something new at
: At the time elements were first
in I
NATTC tomorrow night when the USNR, currently a student
I monthly students' dance is staged I I the Aviation Ordnance Officer separated, the atomic theory
TOOAY-ON STAGE EEVERYBODY with Jack Oakie; AUTHORIN In the auditorium from 2000 to School lie won a B 8, degree its birth, for it was believed the
BABYLAND, novelty, SCREEN MAGAZINE, at 1730 and 1930. 2300. j I in chemical engineering at Georgia each element waa composed of .
SATURDAY -YOU CAME ALONG with Lizabeth Scott and Rob Tech, Studied nuclear rNrI -
I ert Cummings; ANVIL CHORUS GIRL, novelty; NEWS; at 1730 and An "All-State Hop" is In the !I twn under Dr. William Pollard of huge numbers of minute particles
making--in fact, all the plans have called atoms. These atoms variedin
the Tennessee now
2000. Uniivrsity of ,
SUND -BLOOD ON THE SUN with Sylvia Sydney and James been completed by a committee at Columbia, and came to NAT size for each element. This
Cagney GIRL'S HONEST FRIEND: comedy, at 1500. 1730, and 1930. representing the AEM and AFC TC from the General Ordnance theory has been proved and the
Waves, Before the i atomic
Schools and the weights of the elements observed .
I final downbeat occurs, just about I They range In size from
with Hedy Lamarr and R. Walker; THE BODYGUARD, color hat erj/ kindly' prepared an ar-
one attending will know the hydrogen atom 1.00
every weighing /*
cartoon NEWS at 1700 and 1930.WEDNESDAYADVENTURES, I } titleon the "Development of
fi ; ; state else to the
from which every one uranium atom
OF RUSTY (in colon with MarA Atomic Energy" for the NATTC weighing238.14.
hails. That's the way the "AllState' Sir Ernest Rutherford .
garet Lindsay and Ted Donaldson; GOLD IS WHERE YOU LOSE IT, j section of "Jajr Air News" which presented
feature is to work.
j a theory on atomic struc-
.t. comedy, Screen Snapshots, DOCTORS IN MAKEUP at 1730 and 1930 ture In 1911 in which he
student and guest i conceivedthe
r. The observations are those of
SCHEDULE cards,I Individual atom to be
MOVIE properly "tagged"--spec1al a small
En*, Rice personally and are not
have been produced by the Dupli-1 I to be construed as official U 8 universe composed of a central,
eating Shop with an outline of the Noisy statements. All lourcei positively charged nucleus made
United States on them, with a l information are publicly aivnable /- I up of protons <( place for the dancer's name and The first of the three parts electricity)I. and neutrons (particles -
home state. Just to warm thingsup I follows: (I with no electric charge) sur.
,,', a little, some special "all-state ; I rounded by a number of electrons
I 1 Since the announcement by President
mixers" are going to be called by I negative particles of electricity),
: Truman of successful
John O'Leary of New York who a numerically equal to the protons
atomic bomb the front of
will act as master of ceremonies. : pages arranged in orbits or definite rings.
our newspapers have appearedmore For example, the common sulfur
The committee has some new : like from H G.Well's .
excerpts atom
t ideas in the way of auditorium : War of the Worlds. Radio 16 protons pictured and 16 as consistingof ,}
neutrons In
which when carried out
i i commentators and news analysts the nucleus surrounded
by an inner
tomorrow night should create a
have allowed their to
imagination ring of 2 electrons, a center
more-than-passingly. festive atmosphere reach no limits in describing the ring of 8 electrons, and an outer
bomb's potency. In fact, there has ring of 6 electrons, The sizes of
The NATTC Air Raiders will probably never been one announce the above particles were deter.
furnish the music and it's a safe 1 ment in the history of the world mined to be Infinitesimally small.
bet that during the evening the I that has caused The average diameter of an atom
song of your state will be played : such widespread is about one twohundredmillionthof

i in one or another medley of songson com ment Ac. I an inch, an electron about one
x }y the program. Guests invited I com pan y ing fifty-thousandth the diameter of
ek Include the Waves of NATTC, I most of the discussion an atom, and the neutron and pro
NAS, and the Naval Hospital, civilian I about ton approximately one two-thou
girls working on the Station, this latest sandth the size of an electron
and a number of girls from the 1 weapon of destruction Weight comparisons, however, are
Jacksonville N.C.C.SU.S,O. has very different and equally impor-

I I I been an equal 1in tant, for the proton weighs ap
lack of knowledge proximately 1835
times as muchas
{ 5PLASH 5 fflOm fATTC concerningthe s"- an electron Unfortunately, we
I nature of Its :. J.: \'. Rlre have defined the atom in terms of

I f i power .or its development from an unknown quantity for as yet, I
) itA' 'fltJ. basic scientific observations Since electricity remains undefined

... many uses for this energy are being The Rutherford atom also had
...., r predicted daily, we can expect I another shortcoming, for there I
A' ..1/fF1tl 01f \'fo E 1 i this power to play an importantpart I was no explanation of the energy
eft Me+1 d' ii iJ 1.r 1. in the future existence of man, relations that exist with matter.

For this reason, it is necessary pr, Neils Bohr, a scientist who has
t S I that we take a closer look at its been prominent in the recent news,
+ By lAiimie Burns, YSc fundamentals thus helping us to realized this and began the search
I| With'the flashes of news coming -, realize its potentialities and limitations I for a calculable relationship. This
\ I in about the ending of the war i The purpose of this article problem of determining just how
''I one's thoughts turn toward the old is to present a key which may lead matter reacted in absorbing and
'home town and state, whether it I I Ito the understanding of the radia- giving off energy was one of the
: be Deep in the Heart of Texas" : tion energy derived from nuclear most difficult ever faced by physicists -
''or "Poor Little Rhode Island ; disintegration, i A beginning to the solutionwas
I Speaking of being state-conscious, To begin a discussion of fundamentals I provided by Max Planck when
Italy Laniarr, Here Monday and Tuesday the dance Friday sponsored by ,I it is necessary to glance he advanced his quantum theory.
AEM, Fire Control Schools and at the Earth upon which we exist In general this theory states that
SPECIAL EVENTSAboard the Waves, will give you an oppor- j In its basic materials we find thatit energy in radiation tan example
tunity to point with pride to ye is made up of matter and energy I! being the sun's energy propagated
native state and join with fellow The age-old attempt by man to'' to the earth) is made up of quantaor

HOP," NATTC Air Raiders playing: at 2000 statesmen in boosting its popularity. I control energy, and direct it frI elementary units of energy, and
1" RID.\Y-BOXING FINALS, NATTC Tournament, in open air Waves on the committee are I his benefit, forms the beginning of that the amount of quanta in the
arena, at 2000. I I'IOin.BASEBALL M. B. Allen, Ruth Dole Virginia our story. The scientists have led radiation is proportional to the fre-
GAME, AIR RAIDERS vS. MAY PORT Miller and Lillian Van Ackooy the search for knolwedge concern- quency of the energy wave For

NAAS, on NATTC Diamond; at 1700. Scotty will soon he windingup ing energy, and we find that they example' the yellow rays of the
11TCMY-BASEBALL GAME, AIR RAIDERS vs. WAYCROSS her duties M MA in like 5* were headed on the proper path by sun s spectrum contain less quantaor
ARMY AIR BASE, on NATTC Diamond; at ]700, and on her way to Washington, Roger Bacon and Leonardo di1: I units of energy than the blue

WAVES Recreation and Athletic Area: Archery equipment available I), C.) for further transfer Rent Vinci in the Sixteenth century (Continue on Page TwelvMaisie '
for men and WAVES, of huk Scotty and we hope it's when they pointed out that scientific -- --
GOLF. STATION COUR -E. Daily from 1000 to 2000. Open to good duty knowledge can be obtained was in a bar having a
all personnel. Clubs available at gear locker in NATTC Auditorium. B. Calhoun showed no signs of only by experimentation. | beer when a friend from England
GOLF INSTRUCTION: for NATTC personnel by R. W Reynolds, stage fright when she appeared on I The nineteenth century brought walked in.

SpA)2c( 1300 to 1530. (Special classes for WAVES by appointment). the stage at the recent USO show about the division of matter Into' "Aye say, Maisie, are you 'avinff
92 elements, different in :
physical .
Sign up at Shack.SV.IMIIING representing! the Waves.! one?
DULY. Recreational for enlisted their properties, size, and weight. Men "No
period men, i it's Just the cut of
We note several new students In my
guests, wives, and WAVES from 1800 to 2100 at NATTC pool No. 1. SKV deleet, a Russian scientist, observed coat."
School and welcome Carol '
Co-recreational from 0830 to 1200 1300 to 1700 that certain elements dis-
Saturdays: period ; ; '
Ann O'Connell, Winifred O'Learyand played
BOO to 2100. Sunday-Co-recreational period from 1200 to 1700; and similar properties and
Ilornshy's Son!
1300 to 2100.HOSTESS. j Janet Percifield. seemed to fall into periodic groups |s a. Marine

1IOUMC open daily from 1530 to 2100. Saturdays and Frances Somers has a new -- for example the common iodine, Marine PFC William p Horns.
enlisted sparkler and plans to wed Dan chlorine, bromine, fluorine group. jy. son of the Immortal Rajah
Sundays from 1100 to 2100. For NATTC personnel and rela- par.
tives and guests. Gregg in September. I By proper arrangement of the tlclpated in the invasion of Peleliu ,.,
NATIC MKICAKY open daily from 0800 to 2100 After the recent defeat In the i: known elements it became possible I &s gunner of an armored aniphi- .

HOWLING daily at Ship's Service from 1200 to 2030. game against Cecil Field, the soft- to predict the property of bian tank.DOD's ,
ball team is all out for practiceto --
Ashore/ bring in a victory over Lee
Shack Has
Field The summer softball leaguehas Larger Quarters
SUNI>.\Y-Trip to Silver Springs for all NATTC personnel and begun with games every Mon
guests. Tickets $2,83 round trip. Bus leaves at 0830 from circle out day night against Mainside
side Main Gate. Leaves Silver Springs at 1800. Special rates for From the huge Variety of
servicemen and women at Silver Springs Muffed animal around the !bar
JACKSONVILLE BE ACHE! -Buses leave at frequent intervals I ra<'ks, It has Wn suggested that

from Union Bus Station, corner Bay and Hogan Streets. Surf bathingand we start a contest for the most
other recreation at one of world's finest ocean beaches. Bus popular animal. Already', entries c 1A
{ fare 25c. nave! been submitted for
NAVY MOTIIEK'S HOSTESS: HOUSE, 101 East Church Street. "Ijnuelot the ready teddy' the
USO CENTERS at 122 West Forsyth Street; above Blanding Bus Panda, "Galahad," lis 'hips
Station; Church and Newnan Street; 311 West Duval Street USO the! kitten, a pink elephant, red
WOMEN'S DIVISION at 43 West Monroe Street. horse and several others A.. jet
CANOEING lIsllINO, AND BOATING: Cedar River on San an eager/ beaver lias not been
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus, three blocks from last stop on'' entered.
San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, 50c; canoes-$1.00 per hour; motorboilta$2.00 And then there are those little
per hour, five to eight people per boat. I I upsets that occur from time to
IOKSKB\CK; HIDING MAGNOLIA :bTABLES. San Juan Ave I time especially when an unexpected -
nue and Lakeshore Blvd. $1.00 per hour for two hours; $1.50 per one gale comes up and the sail boat
hour; group of eight or ten1.00 for two hours HYDE PARK capsizes Bleekman and crew
STABLES, San Juan Avenue--$1,00 per hour any time. I I landed safely, or when a thunderstorm ,
--- ----- ----- --------- -- interrupts a canoeing party
PAYOrr T(1ItNtUnOt'T! I' last year we spent in a farmhouse ? I and two very water-soaked Waves
Two traveling salesmen knocked You didn't by any chance give that' emerge Perhaps there ate a few
on the door of a farm house. A beautiful young lady any of your I'Waves who would like instructionin
beautiful woman opened the door attentions ? And you didn't by any war swimming classes
and invited them in. After a good chance give her my name and ad- I -- -- V4. -

dinner the beautiful woman showed dress ?" S2c : "I met a wonderful giil I I T\t> offices now house the! personnel of the Officer of the Day'
the salesmen to separate rooms for I I "I can't say I didn't," was the last nite I lay awake half the Office, where formerly they were all grouped In one smaller office
the night. A year later one of answer, "but say, you're not sore, night thinking of whit she said Renovation of the Southwest corner of the NATTU Administration
L{ the salesmen received a lengthy are you?" I to me" Iliulding (helped l>,v simultaneous! moves by the Red Cross and Chief
legal document He immediatelycalled I I ","Heck, no, I just heard from her Chief: "Take a tip from me, Mti-tter-at-Arms offices) made It possible.. for the OOD to spread out.
,the other, salesman and lawyer. The gal died last week or you'll soon be lying awake all Part of the personnel" Is shown In tIe, picture TJeiit. Clark Heejy;
asked; 'i''lYou,remember that night and left me the farm and 15,000.," i night listening to Hilly Keller, MpAIc( ) ; Tlioniu llrauit, !Sc': and M. 1. Stratton, Sic.



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16 August, 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven

Captain Lynch Is Guest of CPO Mess I Books? All Kinds Personnel Can

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Are To 'Be FoundAt Get Help From
NATTCenews . . : +

: : .: ::: : ..:4

f The LibraryIt's USAFI ProgramLieutenant

cool, over at the Library. Victor H. Albrecht,

Quiet and orderly, too, like the USNR, is the new Educational:
ree book on the shelves There are Services Officer at NATechTraCen. -

some 5500 books to take out, or, Formerly at 13ND Headquarters
if yoa prefer to read a newspaper, as District Educational Serv-
there are 29 dailies from which to ices Officer from June 1943 to .

AEMSo choose. Everything from the San March 1944 and then Naval
John Rlchbourg, 1 : Op-
Francisco Chronicle to the Boston erating Base, Iceland, from May

The annual AEM Picnic and r. t 1 Post. 1944 to May 1945 as Aide to Com-
Party was held Sunday at the Lonesome for Podunk Center? mandant and Educational Services

. Surfside Casino located on an excellent Read your, hometown newspaper. Officer. Lieutenant Albrecht re-

strip of the beach about And if magazines are your meat, ported to NATechTraCen after

. two miles from St. Augustine. The you can choose one of 62 publications completing five weeks temporary
planning committee, headed by Lt the Library offers. The National duty in BuPers.

,(jg) Haney, did a bang up job. Geographic, Glamour, Pop The Educational Services Officer
Chow was plentiful and good-- ular Mechanics They have them is concerned with educational and
swimming was grand and for the all. vocational guidance. NATechTra

more vigorous, there were volleyball There are 10 good-sized table, Cen personnel will find it helpfulto

courts and softball games. All two wide leather couches, If apply to their high school or college
in all, it was a great day for the :!'ou're in a browsing mood. The for academic credit covering

pun-worshippers. Speaking for the two librarians, Elizabeth Ran. "in-service" training and expert
entire AEM personnel, I wish to w dies, of Pittsburgh, Pa., and ence. The Educational Services

express our deep gratitude to Cap Martha Harris, of Morven, Georgia Officer will assist in the
Paving his first visit to the redecorated and improved CPO prepara-
for his official sanction ., work on shifts- so that from
Lynch ,
tion of such
mess, Captain J, B. Lynch, NATechTraCen Commanding Officer Is applications, by sup-
DeJulio for his 0900 to 2100 the is
to Lt. generous Library
and forms
plying and in
pictured above (facing the camera from the head of the table) at ap-
without which it would staffed to assist
joii. propriate information. All
noon how on 8 August Other guests and members of the mess
have been impossible for the affair committee seated at the captain's table are (counter-clockwise) : Approximately 100 new books requests will pass through the
to have been on the scale it was. are received monthly, divided evenly U. S, Armed Forces Institute to
Comdr C. M. Jett, Executive Officer; C. A. Uenney, CY, committee
Iso we thank transportation, the member; Lt. T. A. Tallman, NATTC secretary; E. B. Mally, ACMM: between the Bureau of Person- the school, which alone has the

.ommlssary and anyone else who S. II. Decker, CUM, J. O. Sumpter, CCM, committee members; and nel and the Welfare Department.And authority to grant any credit and

a hand. Lt. Comdr It. W. SitnpsonJr., aide to the Commanding Officer.Chiefs' while the average numberof advanced standing.
r books checked out daily is 75, Credit thus obtained
-- -- --- has In
Bill Klrmll made a conquest peak days list almost 150. That'sa cases meant a high school diplomato many

lat Sundaj'-or was It the other Mess Is lot of reading. the GI who had not completedhis
way around. An\\conqueror No charge Is made for overdue senior year when he joined
I II up.
or conquered, Kill now has a gal I books, which provides one For others it may mean a sizeable

and she'll alt cute as can bfOil Now Dressed Up ." of a few headaches to the LI- reduction in the time required to
Know the guj'-lie's always him- II. brarians. In the case of best- complete high school.
lie casting about for I selling books, tho!>e.hl<'l1 havea
gry. was Carried out over a period of several books'are often Trainees are urged to think of
H likely prospect for n homerooked months, the refurbishing maneuvers I 4 I large reserve, the advantages of requesting creditor
loaned for reading to a friend,
meal during the A KM
include a 4.0 interior dec (
SHIPS ; courses completed while in the
and while it ordinarily would
picnic when he ran Into thin little orating Job, replacing regulationmess Navy
"trick" with the bubbly, effervescent take a week to read "Forever
tables with more spacious
and ro COMPANY PROFILES Amber,*' the book hat been For those who want to carryon
personality' yc'hC'ek" tables and individual 'hairs, new
Immediately, he started known to have been out a month. study in mathematics, science, his-
deck Venetian
linoleum on the ,
tory, and in a number of
"homecookedmeal" That's for two friend! vocationalareas
working on that blinds and drapes, and an attractive
project (or line) of his. Recognizing post-war possibilities "Lost" books often turn up after the Armed Forces Institute
between the
screen mess -
proper of automatic pilots in com- several months. Miss Randles has developed "Self teaching"
She agreed l. find out from and the lounge.An 1
mother what the larder held in mercial aviation is one of the Automatic says, "A book is hardly ever lost courses, many of which are avail
store for last Monday night.haicver electric grill is among items Pilot School's instructors It is misplaced, perhaps, or bore able at the Educational Services
it must have added to the mess for the convenience 'I Luther Cleveland Chastain, AEM rowed by a friend" For that reason Office A display of these will be
\\ was
of chiefs desiring a late 1 c. made as soon office
for he followed it is difficult to charge for as space has
taken his fancy
with request for a snack before hitting the sack. Meanwhile, Chastain instructsthe books presumed lost. Librarians been arranged. Tests may be re- r
Well that time the Capt. J, B. Lynch, NATTC Com- weather-head rudder control must use discretion and judgmentin quested upon completion of these
ilAte. by
"devastated" hy manding Officer expressed himselfas unit and proportional bank adapter determining whether a chargeis courses.
girl was" "
hiM poor forcefulness, and she couldn't well pleased with the improve at the school. Quite an impressive to be made at all, and, if so, how With victory in the bag, and
He the date-and Isuppose ments. Captain Lynch, Comdr mouthful! much is to be charged. with prospects of eventual dis-

nay no. the got dinner. The girl? C. M. Jett, Executive Officer; Lt. Under the Fleet Rotation Pro "We try to use discretion," Miss charge looking brighter each day,
Comdr. R W. Jr. aide .
Simpson ,
Harris said.Reserve. there looms
Mie't Jim Gibson' harming little gram, he was sent to the AP the problem of what
the and Lt. T. A. Tallman
to CO ,
card for bestsellerscome
<< vocation to follow
in civilian
who School at NATechTraCen for ranks
five old daughter study
year NATTC secretary, were guests of
to almost 200. There Is -IN '
retained instructor
devastated or no, still was as an ,
the CPO mess at noon chow on 81{I
very little difference in the library KNOW WHAT
know If Kill wan mlurl'd'tT after graduation in June. CIVILIAN JOBS
before she agreed to go out with I I August Chastain entered choice of the "gold braid" YOU MIGHT BE QUALIFIED
Maintaining an interest in the the Navya and the "swabbles," they find. FOR?
who mess, both Captain Lynch and I few days after The tendency io avoid war The Educational Services Officer
For the benefit of understand any Commander Jett have cooperatedwith Pearl HarI books, by returning ('ombat'et- doesn't have all the answers but
and not ,
:might hear the is
the chiefs improve erans, another observation.
bor. Rated an he can probably help to translate
those you
be advised regarding I
please ment program. Comdr. W. L Electrician'sMate Except for Ernie Pyle's "Brave naval
your skills into civilian
pitiful sounding grunts and groans Sharit and Lt. R. E, Gresimer also in view of Men" and "Up Front With Maul- Job terms In other
I words
the ,
that emanate occasionally from contributed much to the project his electrical din" by Bill Mauldin, fiction, and vocational -
counselling is
of barracks 11. provided so
lower right wing One of the decorative features highly imaginative fiction is pre that
be experience as a a dischargee may find
It sounds: as if someone might I employ-
ferred. It should be noted that
of the mess is an attractive plaque civilian back ment possibilities easier.
clutches of the "grim reaper. Many
In the "Black Boy" and H. Allen Smith'snewest
from which is suspended a reproduction home In 'Thorn- naval skills and abilities
are useful
the though,
isn't case
of the CPO insignia. Thisis f asville "Desert Island Decam- to
p 0 Georgia, a variety of industries. Hundreds .
Ralston attemptingto "
it's only Mack 2 eron, the latter a collection rang
placed on one bulkhead.In Chastain:: leftL. of civilian Job
vocalize. The result is a cacophony ing all the from Mark Twainto
of sound that's a horrorto the lounge, all furniture has 1 C. Chastain, Norfolk to serve Mencken way available A little time spent
are popular
the ear.Here's been reupholstered or redecorated. on board the Destroyer Somers. tions. excep with this problem now may save
A number of games are availablefor From the Somers he was sent to Books weeks and months of getting started -
which have been serializedin
off-duty recreation and a ell- Inter-Communication School in. after you "get out"
for the books. S/Sgt magazines or don'tprove
one newspapers
stocked library provides D. C.
Bro En, attached to the Advanced magazine as popular, the Librarians I -
AEM: School, got Involved plenty of current reading material. I Then, back to Norfolk, where his asserted. A father and mother were dis-

In an argument about his Chow, one of the better-known rate was changed from EM to But westerns! "A continual cussing their daughter.

age He claimed to be 21 hut "indoor sports" in Navy circles, is ; AEM, while he was assigned to stream," Miss Randles remarked \ Mother: "Do you think our
the other fellow wouldn't believe proving even more popular with the Naval Air Station there "Then Tarzan daughter has a one-track mind?"

him. Brown offered to bet afiver" NATechTraCen chief petty officers Shortly after this, Chastain was "Not too long ago," she wenton Father: "Yes, and I think there

(he had the courage of these days. assigned to a PB4Y Squadron, and, "we had a young sailor who is a troop train running on it."

his conviction) and proceeded to Cause of it all is that "homeytouch" in England, 20 miles from the Eng exhausted our supply of Tarzan

haul out his I. 1>. card to provelmis (well, thenext, thing to it, lish Channel, he worked on the stories. All 15 of them. Whenwe There are three classes of wom-
statement. After lie hadtakR at any rate) brought about electrical maintenance of theSquadron's told him we had no more, he en: The intellectual, the beautiful,

a gander at the card, he through recently completed improvements I B-24 Liberator Bombers asked whether we could suggesta and the majority.
that the CPO which were used for subma- substitute."He .
Mint up, but quick. It seems to mess.
S Brother Brown had passed his mi Vj l j .i rine patrols vetoed those we suggestedon Helping USAF
twenty-second birthday back In Chastain was 'sent stateside in the same order. Finally, he
April and had forgotten all aboutit. Waiter to Seaman on his first March of this >'ear. Of the Eng asked for a copy of Grove's 'Un b e,

His' explanation was that his Liberty: "May I help you with this I' lish, Chastain says they were fine, derstanding Yourself,' a heavy fac- a
folks hadn't sent him anything soup, sir ?" "after they got used to us." Of tual book on psychology. I

for his birthday and that's why Seaman: "What do you mean, their climate, he says, "Okay, aft, "Since then, we've let people do
he forgot all about It. That's help me? I don't need any help!" er we got used to it." their own choosing."

pretty thin, don't you think? Waiter; "Sorry, sir From the Chastain lists electricity as his Mysteries stand high on the list.

And why does he have to pass sound, I thought you might wishto only active hobby, but deep sea Sailors on duty nights invariably
the "buck" to his folks? be dragged ashore." fishing is his bet for relaxation. choose a mystery to Kill a few
Most of his off-time, during the hours *
when he gets ,to the building. week is
"Joe" Hoover kept his ear gluedto spent readIng. "Forever Amber" stands! firston
Chastain lt! an agreeable easy the reserve list!! and has for
the radio during the.peace nego- I
tiations with Japan. When the W. M. Morrell A.P. School, sort of fellow lie I has wavy retiI nearly eight months. The lusty

word was flashed--he wanted to "sweated" it out in the hospitallast dish-blond hair, an engaginggrin story of England in the 1500's: ",
be on hand to start the celebra week when his wife presentedhim and freckles all the way when King Charles ruled (your
tion. 'Then came that false report with another baby boy. Thisis down to his fingertips. When know the story, no need to de-
of last Sunday night. "Joe" was the fourth time for them too. Chastain talks about reconver scribe 11)) has been read by more
fast asleep. A friend of his from Congrats. Ch W. J. Rodholm sion and automatic pilots In NATechTraCen-ers than any
down the block came over to tell works these days with an inter- commercial aviation, his face other

him about it and "Joe" got so excited preter as .regular member of his lights up and you feel this Is no Second place goes to Wakeman's i 2
that when he tried to awakenhis class because of the three ChileanAir idle dream "Shore Leave," the fast-moving }

wife he awoke his baby instead. Force students who can't Chastain has one other plan, story of four Navy fliers on leave S"

She promptly started to cry. Then speak a word of English. however, a big family "Maybe in San Francisco. A story of to-
a came the correction flash. "Joe" "Corny" Fields reported that his four, five boys," he admitted. day and the fliers' temporary reprieve :

.... wilted. Yes, sir, it was a real big children came home from the re- sheepishly. from war, one person is
night at the Hoovers. Hot cent WAVES picnic with a case of His wife, the former Sara Louise heard to have remarked, "I cer-
Patch" Burns is trying to teach beer on their little red wagon. The Ward of Bainbridge, Georgia, tainly hope this isn't typical of all :
his cat better manners. The other 64 dollar question is "how did it wasn't around when he confessed, our returned servicemen" 7f:

morning, she went through the get there? ? ? ?" but if he's as serious on that scoreas Third, but close to "Shore

window instead of the door. Burns Somebody stumbled on the for- he is about automatic pilots, Leave," is "The Fountainhead." ,

made her come back and try it mula for getting Wainwright to Georgia and Mrs. Chastain can Both Miss Randles and Miss Lieut. Victor II. Albrecht U

again-through the door. "Ladles do some work. They don't know look forward to a top-flight bas- Harris agree it is the best book NATTC's new Educational Services -

don't climb in and out of win- what they did but it got him started. ketball team, say in 1970. they've read this year It is a Officer and Is especially

dows," said he. The cat seemed The "Admiral" is making up difficult book to describe in a few anxious to acquaint personnel at

awfully upset about the whole lesson plans and literally putting Russia and Germany signed a words, but it has a modern setting, NATTC with the many advantages -

thins, "Hot Patch" puts down a blisters on his fingers in the ten-year non-aggression past on 34 in New York, and is the tale of a to be obtained through thee

bowl of milk for the cat first thing process. August, 1939. Continued on Page TweK U. S. Armed Forces Institute. t

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Halt Game EarlyAugust Swing Last Time


ta mUHSBy 8, 1945, AAP-With a
power of destruction, more devastating Tomorrow Night

than that of the Malnslde

laundry, the Terrible "T's" swept Boxing matches In the NATTO

( By Corp. W. M. Johnson down on the TAO Division and tournament, scheduled Wednesday;
forced them to score 11 runs be-
!.t This past week I mentioned that fore the game ended. The "T's" and Friday nights of this week

: our softball standing In the American scored two.Several were postponed shortly befo;,,)

League would change. It did. until next week.
new faces made their noon Wednesday
We chalked another win, against
appearance o"h the T Division's With more than two dozen nov.
The win
Advanced Ordnance. was \ roster. Harold T. Brown son of ices stepping out to show theft
to the "hot" battery of
: Mr. and Mrs. Brown showed
{ up amateur boxing prowess, fighting;
,; Technical Sergeant Alfred well at second base Brown, a for- In the squared ring took over to et
I on the mound, and Technical Ser a r mer embalmer, seemed right at large extent this week In the second -
geant Bill Buis, behind the plate home with the rest of the team, I annual boxing tournament at

The game ended with Marines win- most of whom have been stiff at NATTC. Finals are slated for Fri.

ning by a score of 9-1. The losing one time or other. I day night, starting at 2000 In the
battery of opposing team, com- I
\ 3'TP Frank Rudman air arena.
P Chicago fly- open
posed of Sturm and Turner, put ? ; .iMMM
i lf d'$! + ON.w A Via. hawk
showed early season form, Those the finals stage
nice We still want Al Pesavanto
I up a game. There probably isn't any really good reason why
some challengers from within the hasn't pitched for the NATTO Air Raiders-ma)"be It just never late In the season while cavortingout tomorrow will be fighting not only

;' league or elsewhere. Come one, occurred to Lt. Midge Makeever to put him on the mound, or maybe in the left field pasture. In for personal glory but for possession
the .
second inning a high fly"was of now-hard-to-get and equal.
come all.Detached. the Raiders just haven't been short of pitchers. Anyway-that' the
hit out in his territory. The speedy desirable Swank leather bill
this week to Cherry only position on the baseball team Pesavanto hasn't played this sea ly
Rudman raced after .
it award.ed
at top folds. Runners-up will be
Point Marine Corps Air Base: De- son.! lie's caught-and well-played all the outer gardens and all reached
speed, out with his bracelets.
gloved silver identification
clouts them out with considerable
tachment Quartermaster CWO E. the Infield spots. lie frequency, hand and
K. Jameson was replaced by First as can be seen in this picture as he took a healthy swing. That was view, then disappeared from Last of the preliminaries were
in the local
Lieutenant J. G. Meyer from Camp In the abbreviated Chason's Dairy game. The ball drainage system. to be held last nt(ht-too late to
was returned by the Red the
the for
publish today pairings
Lejeune, N. C., and the Pacific. Cross.

Good luck, Mr. Jameson. Baseball Picks Rain Slows Down Joe Chabala pitched well for the final Here rounds.is a list of the men who
week another -
This we bring you first three
innings. "CannOllb&l1"Shelton
entered the tournament, with t
f swan song as your new columnist then took the mound, and weights where these were their}

becomes an excolumnistand Up Raiders Get Tens Get To the TAO Division then took "can- able:
leaves for a new duty station ; Play nonball" Shelton. The game was <
In George Martin, 205; Al Crowe,
making a slight delay
halted in the
that wild and wooly state of the In A Lone GameLt. AEM Operations stretched their finally it would have taken fifth several inningas 175; B. R. Meyer, 155; G. A. Mul.
west, Oklahoma. As this place lin, 155; Jack Rowan, 175; J. H.
lead to an unblemished seven days to get those balls back from
becomes depleted of old faces were Midge Makeever's baseballAir Tennessee and several of Snyder, 160; J. R. Treanor, 175}
sure there will be lots of old Raiders finally got around to straight wins in the softball Amer- had to the boys L. Tomlssalnt, 175; P. Sirablan
buddies out West who you may playing a nine-inning baseball ican League last week defeating I with forgotten them. bring their sacks 145; J. Sylvia, 142; J. Tracey, 140;.
Aviation Fire Control, 5-3. Games J. Danube 155 D. 155 D.
be sure can well remember' and took it 2-1 ; Pruy ;
M. A. D. I said last week thatI game against the Moody handily Army Air Field were played in only three of the The "T's" now have all their old Steele, 140; Tom Gerry, 160; W.

too would get a furlough some- last week. five leagues, wet grounds and rain confidence back and it seems in- Sass, 175. ,

day; well, that someday is com- The NATTC baseball mentor ap- preventing other play. evitable that the record they are B. Kimberk, weight not listed;
Elliott turned in the pitching job now making will go down In the L. Malmar 155 J. Garibaldi 147
ing an awful lot sooner than parently was so elated over proof ; ;
for the electricians and Janacek annals of NAT Center as one for Zahara not listed
expected.If conclusive that his players could A. G. weight ;
caught. White was credited with future teams to look at, and be Inspired R. E. Allen 190 K. K. 150
there be a newspaper colum- still play together that he's packedIn ; Knapp, ;
nist in our midst, let him step forward a full schedule of games for the loss, stopped by Cooper. W. Y. Yonce 175; R. H. Ketten-
and contact this writer and this and next week. Administration in the Officers' -.s ring, 160; V. D. Hlllman, 185; R. L. :

he shall become your M.A.D. reporter Early this week-barring that League stretched its number of 98% USAFI Students Autret, 140; R. J. Budka, 130 1
bugaboo, "inclement weather"the wins to seven, also, last week but I E. N. Audet, 135; and II. P. Prll- 4

My swan song also comes from Air Raiders were to play May- has one loss chalked up against it. Win 4High' CreditNew laman, 130.WACS. ''a

the hearts of several traveling port NAAS and Welch Convalescent The Ad officers defeated Schools York (CNS)-Of the first -e' a
Hospital of Daytona Beach. 3-1 in the tightest game of the
companions, Staff Sergeant Peter 7,000 servicemen and women to '
Today, they're traveling to Mari- week. Crow and French made up May Follow
A. BeUani, old time judo Instruc- geek school credit for educational -
v anna and the Army Air Base there the battery for the winners and
tor; and two former MAA's, Cor- achievement during military serv-
poral Fred W. Shaw and SergeantBill where they will try to finish a Edsall and Phillips were the losing ice: Husbands Home

Traxler. The wit of M.A.D. game. Twice these two teams have battery. Incidentally, the score- More than 98 ft were granted Washington (CNS-A womanIn
book doesn't show it but Crow
is lost when PFC Bill Park also been rained out. 'high school credit. the Army serving overseas may
the final in the
packs his sea-bag and heads for There are games already scheduled pitched innings More than 96% were granted request duty in the U. S. U her
that place of renown (Dago) or for the first three days of next Administration Student Officers college credit. husband Is returned to this coun-
contest the week which
elsewhere, as duty calls. PrivateW. week. Mayport NAAS is due previous More than 28% were awarded try from a permanent overseas
T. Peden, now on furlough, has here Monday afternoon, and the the Ad 1312.men captured in the tenth high school diplomas and almost post for reassignment, hospitalization .

a pleasant surprise from Head- Waycross Army Air Base will inning, 20% college diplomas for work or honorable discharge. The

quarters for him, e.g., Orders for come here Tuesday. Wednesday, The Marine ten finally got back done while in the service on an ac- ruling (WD BPR 28 Feb., 1945): ;
change of station. the Air Raiders trek to Valdostaand I into play in the American Leagueand tive duty status. applies to members of the Women's

All these transfers leave Staff Moody Army Air Base for aI defeated Advanced Ordnance, .*MV' H BW,. 2j- Army Corps, Army Nurse Corps,
Sergeant George M. Hollow return engagement against the 9-1. Kalski and Buis made up the Germany, Italy"and Japan signed hospital dietitians and physical
South Georgia Army fliers. The winning battery, and Sturm and
in a busy place, as he takes over the Treaty of Alliance on 27 therapy aides. Theater commanders
local games are scheduled for 1700. Jenkins were the losing battery.
1940. authorized to
the Personnel Dept, Guard September, are approvethe
Clerk, Legal Clerk, Classification The A I r Raiders, although Student Officers defeated Ord- On 11 March, 1941, the Lend- requests.
charged with four errors duringthe
Clerk and at the nance 5-3 in the other Officers'
Transfer Clerk as Corporal Hill afternoon, showed up excellently League game of the week. Rice Covers
I Course
behind the splendid pitching of Typical Training
Stable}' sp.ends a couple of hap- pitched for the winners, caught by
Johnny Bittner who let the visiting -
Clark and Gillett Skeel
py weeks up north in Asbury caught by ,
Moody players down with one
pitched for the losers.
Park, New Jersey. All George lone hit. One of five passes which J1."i.' '/
wants to do Is go home again.Doesn't Bittner handed out, however, was Only two games got In the score- ,ntM .I't.:,
. .
everyone? And from book in the National League, PhaseX
turned into the visitors' sole run.
the looks of the war news 88 I The Air Raiders, not to be out- winning on a forfeit from Cooks ELECTRICAL: SYSTEM?
write this in few and Bakers. Turrets soundly
a months, we
done turned
a pass into a run in
MIGHT be. Hope, I hopeIIIU!!!!! the next inning when Robinson trounced the Police, 15-5, with Bor-

I previously mentioned that Staff walked. Ferezan and Pesavantoboth cynskl pitching for the winners. ._ ,.......:/' :..
Sgt. Pete Bellani is leaving. Well, hit. Woddall scored in the Bower was behind the plate. Piper

that two-month-old boy of his is sixth after hitting safely and when and Stewart made up the losing

going to drive him down to the Right Fielder Fowler of the visi- battery ,1945'

station and on the way teach his tors dropped Ferezan's deeply hit -":!!.--- ,

old man a trick or two about modern ,,17' .;:

judo. ball.The locals picked up a quartetof Fix New ScheduleFor 2.r' .. .. / .

free to first off Pitcher .
-':-- passes "<
Boot Centers
Candle 7 .
More About Library Aviation Ordnance went from Remember when you first came .. .,. i <
the bottom of the ladder in the -' -. .
out of "Boot Camp" an Continued from Page Eleven American League to fourth place, not would run into other ex-re- i I. \ _
man's ego and what it does to him winning over the Training DivI- cruits who had just completed any- JiL

and his friends. sion, 11-2. Tolleson and Cole where from three to 12 weeks'
Other books high the LI- : pitched and caught for the winners -
on training? And you wondered why NAVY TRAINING 'COURSESJ4 NAVY TRAINING COURSES
rary take-out chart are "Leave I and Chabala, caught by By- there was the difference?

Her to Heaven," a book of mar ers, was credited with the loss. All that's been changed now.
riage between two intelligent -V-S|-
Under a standardized. curriculum
people of different faiths; Iff the Law, Paw recently set up by BuPers, all recruit -
"Strange Fruit," a story of two Life gird) (with girl in his training will be on a 10-week

faceS, in a Southern getting; arms) : "Sir, I have just resusci- basis, and the number of periods d'1Ibe PMto

"The Captain From Castillo," an tated your daughter." I or hours to be devoted to each

adventure story thrilling ax. "An- Father: "Then, by gawd, you'll phase of the training is set forth AIRCRAFT ELECTRICITY 0\'"" .

thony Adverse," dynamic and marry her." by the Bureau.In "

racy; "Green Dolphin Street," the 10 weeks allowed for basic ( '

the tale of two sisters who loved More About Atoms training, recruits are scheduled for .. )li ,., 1945rDITfON.d
the same man and of the one ..... .
Continued from Page Ten drill, classes, or station work dur- '...
who married him by mistake; 1Vj .
rays since the yellow have the ing eight hours on five weekdaysand .'
and of course, "A Tree Grows In
t four hours on Saturdays.That's ', '
lower A.
Brooklyn." That's about Brook frequency. Dr. com- ,, .. t
lyn bined the Rutherford atomic con- a total of 440 hours. Of NY;. ''>it "' .::V

ception with Planck's quantum : the total, 288 periods are to be .,: .2.'Y. '
Of the new books on the shelves, theory in 1913 and advanced the spent as follows: Administrative .'\
or soon to be released, the Libra- theory that the electrons formedin (uniforming, classification inter- ( ... .. :.

rians say "The Girl From Mem- certain orbits about the nucleus. views, tests, etc.), 35; recruit Indoctrination -\' .... 'i.. .J .
phis," with an Arizona locale and ....\ \ "J. ,.h .
34 38 .
These orbits changed in size as ; seamanship, ; .A .:. III 1
an 1890 setting will be -- :
highly en- ordnance and 38 lookout- '
energy in quanta was either add- gunnery ; '' ... .
tertaining, 'along with "Marta of ed or removed. This results In recognition, 33; telephone talking, ": \ "." "''iltevc- :
Muscovy, the zestful tale of Russia's rapid movement of the electrons in five; fire fighting, 12; military ..; .. ..., ......".,
first Empress, Catherine I. their orbits. The atom can now training, 40; chemical warfare, .'
You're warm this afternoon, you be pictured as a minute universeof five; physical training, 40; and rlt INIJC U.lts s NAVY TRAINING' COURSES

say. Take a walk over to the a nucleus surrounded by orbitsof first aid and personal hygiene,

1 Llbraiy. It's cool inside, and may- rapidly moving electrons exist- eight.In .

be you'll find a book to interest ing in a fixed state peculiar to the order to give the required in- Here are n few of the covers of training course textbooks> now

amount of energy present at that struction, each recruit center is made available to Navy personnel and on Hale at NATTC'H .Ship's

you.You don't have time to read a time. All recent observations con- required to provide special facilities Service. The books which are offered are'the latent, 1945 edition '

book? How about a magazine? cerning the structure of the atom for ordnance and gunnery, covering a variety of aviation subject Heretofore, they restricted

You'd rather read the Oak Hill agree entirely with this, and are lookout-recognition, telephone In use, but under the new set-up personnel have the oppor

Gazette Perhaps they have it. purely mathematical. talking, seamnaship, and fire fight tunity of building up an extensive library. of authentic vUtlog(

You can try, anyway. I (Continued) ing. Information.


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