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Creation Date: August 23, 1945
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IF VOL. 3, No. 24 23 August, 1945 '


Headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training Command


.t1a U. S. NAVAL AIR STATION AND NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA ,:




Praise SecNav,Team Cominch WorkSecretary Discharge Plan Released ''I I





Forrestal has of sent the the Navy following James I "PEACE!" NAS Designated As

message to all hands of the United
States Navy, Marine Corps and
Coast Guard: "All hands may take Separation CenterThe
satisfaction in the conclusion of
the war against Japan and pridein
the part played by them in ac-. Navy has tossed overboard its previously announced

complishing"The demobilization that result. of the I': : plan to effect the release of 30,000 older officers and men
and has adopted over-all demobilization
armed forces of the United States an plan following the p
and the return to conditions of '," : anouncement of Japan's surrender. -

peace will create great problems, 'tf Though utilizing a point
taxing patience and control, almost formula like the Army, the Separation CenterA
as great as the tensions of
Navy's demobilization system personnel
war. I ask that the discipline separation
which has served so well to bring differs in credit points. The center is in the process of be-

/, .! this democracy through hours of P'R Navy gives credit for age, for ing set up at the Jacksonville
... great crisis be maintained to the length of service, and for de- Naval Air Station with Cap .I
end, that nothing shall mar the l pendents. It does NOT give tain Gilchrist B. Stockton as
record of accomplishment and v
glory that now belongs to the ti ; points for overseas service, Commanding Officer, it has
Navy, Marine Corps and Coast ez for combat stars, or medals. been announced.It .

I Guard." a .x However, any man of any was pointed out that this
Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King, rank or rating who has been project has been given A-l
Commander in Chief, U. S. Navy
and Chief of Naval Operations, has ; ... awarded one or more of the priority, and it is anticipated -
sent the following dispatch: "" '\ following decorations since 1 that it will be in operation by

l "The day of final victory has at ,'0'" September 1939 for Combat September 1. .
last. .arrived. Japan has .surren- duty is eligible for discharge The Personnel Separation Center -
I Qere boasted that it would drive us regardless of the point sys- Air Technical Training Center
from the seas has been destroyed.The The Story of the Navy tem: Congressional Medal of area, and personnel from the 6th
United States naval services Honor, Distinguished Service and 7th Naval Districts will be

played a major role in the mighty From: Pearl to TokyoIn Cross of the Army, Navy separated from the service here,
therefore observe this
triumph
we Cross Legion of Merit Silver involving those persons who are
hour with a special pride and satis- residents of the states of Georgiaand
faction in our achievements. Es- Star, or Distinguished Flying Florida.
Jacksonville
three and nine months of war the United States and
years
pecially do we remember the debt Cross. The points granted for Charleston will be Separation Centers
with whole-hearted help from Allies and from the
we owe the thousands of our com- Navy, our dependents are static. That is for men from those states
rades of the Navy, the Marine Army Air Force, reduced the Imperial Japanese Navy from ten points will be credited, For All Hands
Corps and Coast Guard who are a first class sea power to a naval nonentity, The Separation Center here will
whether have
absent because you one dependent -
today they
gave
Told 1 statistically, this i discharge WAVES officers and enlisted -
their lives to reestablish a worldin I or ten dependents.
which free people might live. meant the effective destruc-I New SkipperAt The formula provides one halfpoint in the personnel.process of return It is the to last civilian step
Our sympathies go out to their tion of more than 300 war- for each year of age computed
relatives and friends. At the same ships18 battleships, 15 air- to the nearest birthday; one life.Numerous advisors will be avail.
MFOTU Helm
time we extend thanks and appreciation craft carriers 56 cruisers, 138 half point for each month of serv able at the Center, including
,
to our champion servicesof ice on active duty since 1 September among others a civil readjustment
the army and to the gallant allies destroyers, to say nothing of Lt. Col. John L. Smith, holderof 1939 in the armed forces of department, an educational serv 1
who fought beside us and to thousands of smaller craft, the nation's highest award, the any of the United Nations; and ten ices officer, chaplain, a benefits )
the millions of people on the home amphibious barges, 1 light Congressional Medal of Honor, and points for a state of dependency and insurance officer, and a legal
front who supported us with their coastal units and submarines. who has a record of 19 Jap planes existing as of the effective date- assistant officer.
labors and prayers. It is as a teamwe downed during three months of determined for enlisted personnelby Special consultants on other
have worked and fought to the Simultaneously, almost all of operations securing Guadalcanalin 1 current authorization for pay points pertinent to the return to
victorious conclusion of the war. Japan's 5,629,815 tons of mer- 1942, assumed command of MF- ment of family allowances or MAQ civil life will be available.
As we turn now from the vital chant shipping has been elim- OTU, NAS Jacksonville's all-Ma and for officers by current author By Ship's Editorial Association
tasks of war, I call upon all members inated. This is probably the rine fighter operational training ization for the payment of a sub A discharge from the Navy will
of the naval services to re- squadron this week. He succeeds sistence allowance to dependents. take 72 hours or less from the
dedicate their efforts with the first time in history that a Lt. Col. Gregory J. Weissenberger, Scores ment you enter a Personnel Separation mo-
same courage, devotion to duty major power has lost her who is reporting to the Marine To qualify for discharge or release Center until the time
and united spirit to the work of navy and merchant marine Corps Air Station, Eagle Mountain to inactive duty, the accumu leave as a civilian. Men eligible you
resolving the great problems of during the course of a war. Texas. lated scores as computed under the for release will be channeled
peace. Only by so doing can we Colonel Smith, who has been above formula must equal or exceed through the center nearest their
fulfill our obligations in preserving Told chronologically, this storyof awarded the Navy Cross and the the following: home.
the freedom which has been gainedat annihilation demonstrates dra- British Distinguished Service Order Male enlisted personnel Points To enable the dischargee to reenter
such great cost and effort. matically the constantly acceler- as well as the Medal of Honor, Female enlisted civilian life as -
quickly
and
"I am proud to have served ating growth in size and striking reported here after a tour of duty personnel ,, .,.... ....29 points effectively as possible, a Civil Readjustment
with every one of you." power of the U. S. Navy in the South Pacific where, as executive Male officers ...... ... 49 points Program at each cen
During the first five months of officer of a Marine dive- Female officers ." ." ....35 points ter will supplement the actual dis
the war the Allies were engaged in bomber group, he took part in the The release to inactive duty of charge process with vital informa
r Welfare'o Open a defensive war at sea. The Japa- campaigns to regain the Philip retired enlisted personnel: now lion and personal guidance. In a
nese, moving southward towardthe pines. serving on active duty is author private interview each man's prob-
Netherlands East Indies, were Wings In 1939 ized regardless of their precedence ; lems will be given Individual
Guest CenterNAS engaged by smaller Allied forces The new skipper, whose home under the point formula provided sideration. The interviewer con.will
and sustained considerable dam- town is Lexington, Okla., was such personnel submit a written help the dischargee evaluate his
Jacksonville personnel will I age. But our losses were also commissioned a second lieutenant request for release addressed to abilities, civilian and Navy training
get their first glimpse of the new: heavy and we were less well able in the Marine Corps in 1936 follow the Chief of Naval Personnel via and experience in terms of
Mainside Reception Center tomorrow I to sustain them. The temporary ing his graduation from the University official channels. or educational opportunities. job
following formal opening cer- victory rested with Japan; she of Oklahoma. While on Some to Stay Records Checked
Semonies at 1400. landed her troops ond overran the duty at Quantico, Va., he applied Excluded until further notice At the center, a man eligible for
the opening of the Indies. for flight training and was ordered from release under the demobiliza discharge will have his records
center, Captain A R. Brady, Sta.1 The first step in turning the tide to Pensacola in July, 1938. Winning tion plan because of the immediateneeds checked and get a medical exami
tion Commanding Officer, go toward overwhelming U. S. victory his wings the following June, of the naval service are Specialist nation. He gets the last of his
through the formalities of cutting I came with the Battle of the Coral he reported back to Quantico for (C) Classification, Special and the first $100 of his pay
a tape across the entrance to mark Sea in the first ten days of May, duty.In. ist (S) Shore Patrol, Specialist out pay. Then his rights mustering and bone-
the official commissioning of the 1912. In checking this Jap threat i November, 1941, he was ordered (X) Key Punch Operator, SK (D) fits under the G. 1 Bill of Rights
"guest house.. Then the doors tp Port Moresby and Australia, to San Diego and was there Storekeeper Disbursing, MAM_ and the laws of his home state will
will be thrown open to personnel. two American task forces aug : when the Japs struck at Pearl: Mailman, PhM, Pharmacist Mate i be explained.
The center, located in the south mented by two Australian cruisers I Harbor. The following day he left HA, Hospital Apprentice. I Those desiring special informae
wing, lower deck, of Bldg. 955, will blasted a clear-cut victory, but for Midway. From August to October Male and female officers of th tion may consult with any of nine
be open !from 1000 to 2200 dally lost the carrier Lexington and tw 1942, he flew a Hellcat from Continued On Page SenD consultants at each center: U. S.
and Sunday. It may be used ball y smaller units. The Japanese neveragain Henderson Field and during this Employment Service, Civil Service
hands to meet and entertain threatened Port Moresby period he accounted for the 19 Jap Commission, Selective Service,
visiting guests. from seaward. The
planes. Station Scene Veterans' Administration, Red
Placing the center in operationwill Hawaii Threat Luzon Cross Navy Educational Services
be the realization of a long- However, the Japanese' still retained He returned to the States for Dignified Marine enthralled Benefits and Insurance, Legal AssIstance ,
felt need for a gathering place of the initiative and In lessthan duty at the Marine Corps Air Station by antics of and Chaplain.
this type on Mainside. Only the a month they had mounted a Cherry Point, N. C., where playful spaniel The program for Waves will be
co-operation of all station full scale invasion aimed puppy and joining in the fun
depart at Midway he helped form a new Marine Air comparable to this plan
ments, and the guiding hand of the Island and, very likely, at Ha Group. The outfit moved to Pearl: near Mainside post office. Gets Documents
Welfare Department in particular, waii. The formidable Jap force Harbor in February, 1944, and on Before leaving as a civilian each
made the establishment of the cen posed the greatest potential threat to Emirau in October in preparation Stream of water pouring, dischargee will have as many doc
ter possible. The actual furnish ever made against the United
for the Luzon uments and insignia
operation. His out as chagrined sailor as fits his .
ings were purchased with funds Continue*' On Page Seven Continued SenD opened case: a certificate of '
on rage discharge
... made available to the Welfare De.W'"Ilrtment 1 door of his topless automobile notice of separation, certificate of, .

from Ship's Service NAVY CASUALTIES near the auditorium satisfactory service, description of
profits. after one of those "afternoonshowers his Navy rating in terms of comparable ..
Uniform regulations are simple. Washington (SEA).-Casualties among naval personnel since 7 ." civilian occupation, an .\
Enlisted men may wear undress Dec. 1941 to 11 Aug. 1945 totaled 146,077: honorable service lapel button and _
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white, with or without neckerchief, Dead Wounded Missing Prisoners Total discharge emblem. y
and dress or undress blues. Enlisted Navy .................. 37,001 23,731 9,99! 2,031 67,839 Tiny Wave with enormous To process the several million ;',
WAVES may wear any pre. Marino m............. 19,560 51,991 891 1,690 77,132 box Explaining to curious 3 Navy veterans separation centers ''
scribed' uniform except dungarees.Two Coast Guard........ 808 213 93 0 1,110 friend, "Well, if I send it have already been set up at Lido(
hostesses, Mrs. Paul Lanier I Beach, N. Y., and Navy Pier Chicago 1
,and Mrs. Bessie Lachman, have Total .._.........?52,432 78,935> 10,983 8,725 116,077 home now, I can pack the rest with more scheduled for, Loa-
en employed to make visitors Total battle casualties in the Navy and Marine Corps for World quicker when I get the Angeles, San Francisco,
Toledo
1 at. home. War I were 11,071. I word" Cjston and Bainbridge, Md.:4It. ,



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23 August 1945
Page Two JAX AIR NEWS ,

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Comdr. Stockton Plaques, Given TIKE WL'WZIVG >teWLLI



Becomes Captain 'To Press & RadioMembers


of the radio
and
press
Captain Gilchrist Baker Stockton
from the city of Jacksonville were
, one of Jacksonville's outstand- honored for the part they have I
ing citizens, well versed in Inter-
played during the past few yean A.
t
national government and govern. : in the promotion of naval aviatiorat
mental affairs as well as a leaderin a dinner given at the Commis- I II
the military life of the Jacksonville sioned Officers' Mess Tuesday eve Ij I
Naval Air Station, has ning. j
.
teen, promoted from the rank of Highlight of the occasion was:
Commander, it has been an- the presentation to each of the I'

nounced. newspapers and radio stations of a, QA? Aaf i new .flly 1Ia.c..cr.r.1
Captain Stockton reported for plaque which said, "Presented in t.
duty at the Jacksonville Naval Air appreciation of the valuable service Sgt. Robt'rtM. Hlgglns .

Station on January 5, 1942. At renderd in promoting the war and StfSgt. Art Novak
that time the former minister to effort by Informing Florida citizens Caustic comment was rife'

Austria was designated assistantto concerning the scope and throughout the Unit last week, aI
the station's executive officer.In I achievements of naval aviation." I great deal of it being directed at

World War II Captain Stock- : Each of the plaques was signedby Sgt. Novak and myself because of

ton thus renewed the naval servo Rear Admiral Ralph Davison;,, the reticence of last week's "Fly "
ice he saw during the first World Chief of Naval Air Operational 'ing Bull." Spurred on by an intense -
lieutenant Training; Capt. A R. Brady, Com desire for reclamation of our
War when as junior grade -
manding Officer of the Naval Air hasteto
and then lieutenant he servedas I flagging fortunes, we make
Station; Capt. J. B. Lynch, Com apologize and assure our adver-
an aide to Admiral W. S. Sims
manding Officer of the Naval Air Users and subscribers that there
commander of the U. S. Naval I i
Technical Training Center; Captain will be no recurrence or reluctance ___
forces operating in European I John J. O'Malley, Commanding 1''on our part. Indeed we shall '

waters.An Officer, U.. S. Naval Hospital. henceforth strive to emulate, nay; z
efficient organizer. Captain Representatives of the press and 'I j surpass, past articles (which won't p-

Stockton saw his first duty in the I radio present were; Sam Butz and be too difficult). I believe that I
last war as an administrator of Arnold Finnefrock of The Florida I should inform the cream of the _
relief in the German occupied dis- Times-Union; Abe Hunvitz, Jim I crop of my messy little feathered _
tricts in northern France and Bel Massey and Charlie Baker of the 'friends i that the reason for las

gium. i Jacksonville Journal; Jack Hop- week's happy Interlude was that I
After graduating from Prln'e-I kins of WJAX; Frank King and I' was afflicted with ennui together '

1 ton in 1 14 -where he earned a Glenn Marshall of WMBR; Ted with one of my hermit-like moods.
Phi Beta Kappa key-.he went to Chapeau and Al Jennings of I (Sic fata profaturHorace), i

Christ Church, Oxford, as a I WJHP; Bog Feagin and Frank I Having missed two of the biggest -

Rhodes: scholar. The followingyear Taylor of WPDQ. I scoops of the yearV-J Day
he became a member of the Admiral Davison, Captain Frank and the squadron partywe tee
Ward and Lt. ( ) Jack Smith I I
Commission for Relief in jg that cursory coverage of at least
of which Herbert represented NAOTC; Comdr. Paul one of these even at this late date
chairman.In Belglum'l Emrick and Lieut. Russell Perry would be in order (You see we do
were present from NAS; Capt. J. know a scoop when we see one),
August 1915, he B. Lynch, Comdr. Charles M. Jett I Consequently we have decided to
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in of the District of St.I
charge and Lt. Comdr. Richard. Simpson recall to "yawl" some of the high
Quentin and later of the District I Jr., were in attendance from lights of our latest and bestcs
of Lille, the largest in the occupied I Iaiea. NATTC while Capt. John J. O'Mal- I clambake. The biggest impressionwe

I I ley and Capt. Robert J. Vaughn got out of the affair was Sgt.

A year later the state represented the U. S. Naval Hospital. II Ebert, that mighty man, acceptingwith

ment appointed him special depart-I great grace and aplomb the j
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ant to Walter Hines Lieut. Floyd Arpan and Lt. (Jg) token of esteem presented him by
American ambassador to England. Bruce Mulr were guests from the the skipper on behalf of the per 1 f fj

When the United States enteredthe photographic laboratory while sonnel of this Unit, said token of ; :
war, he Joined the U. S. Navy Public Information officers present esteem being a bottle of beer top- j

end was commissioned lieutenant I were Lt. Comdr. Ranny Barrett Weeksof of ped of by a nipple. Ebert made a < '
junior grade, later being promoted |I NATTC Lieut.; Lieut.Stanley Dick Culp and great impression on all as a nipple YIN Sl'LCIAL AWAKI ceremonies at the Naval Hospital here I

to the rank of lieutenant. NAOTC Mark; Bartlett of NAS. I tippler. Cranial clarity waned to- Monday, Captain John J, O'Malley, commanding officer, pinned:
Lieut. wards the cessation of the festivities -
Until the end of the war he I At the conclusion of the dinner medals on two Jacksonville servicemen confined to their beds in the
following an enticing game ofchugalug Barr ARMlc, top photo, went:
Ward. To Charles Wayne
served as an aide to Admiral Sims. Admiral Davison expressed the appreciation Orthopedic
in which a great manyof Medal and Pfc. Wilmer Ray Greene, lower photo, received !
In 1919 he went to Vienna with of the Command for the officers showed good sports- the Air ,

the American Relief splendid cooperation extended by manship by participating. Lieutenant the Bronze Star.

tion and soon was Admlnlstra-I the press and radio during the past Fellows copped all prizes in TwoNativcJ xllS( Receiveheroism ;
of the mission to A four years, and lauded the part this contest. Watching passivelythe !I>> ....4 t

job of feeding 300,000 children they: had played in the morale struggles of the chug-a-lug- Awards at Hospital "<1 1A ,

daily. I building effort, after which he pre- gers, I could not help but be impressed "1 i
The great British war corre- se..-sd the plaques to representatives with the fact that the better Navy aviation radioman, Charles Wayne Barr, and a !

spondent! and novelist, Sir Philip I of the press and radio stations. drinkers in this Unit are Marine Corps private, Wilmer Hay; Greene, shared honors tin

Gibbs, described Captain Stockton j _. .- .-- among the enlisted men. One of a special medal award ceremony at their bedsides Monday 1
"as one of the best types of manhood the most poignant memories we here. ;
S. Naval Hospital
I have ever met up and down have is that climactic moment at the U. p
the roads of life," after he had I Former Officers ; when Colonel Weissenberger pre- Captain John J. O'Malley, I class, and a native of Jacksonville, !

seen the work of the American relief sented Colonel Smith with a large commanding officer of the received the Air :Medal for "meri-

committee in Vienna. I sack on which were inscribed the presented the decorations torious service in an aerial flight ;
words "I Leave You Holding The hospital, as radioman-bombardier of a U.S.
Captain Stockton returned to I Of Intrepid Are Bag." in a brief ceremony in Navy torpedo plane on 4 October ,I
March 1930 the minister
Austria in as
The War over, most of the men the Orthopedic Ward. 1943 in two attacks on enemy ;
the United States. He
from in this Unit are beginning to tl/ik Barr, an aviation radioman, first armed shipping."
was there until September 1933. "- ------ Barr's torpedo-bomber was on a
strongly of home and fireside. Interesting -
In business, prior to assuminghis On Duty HereRecently ambitions and hopes of NAOTC Officers flight over Norway from the USS
Naval
the Jacksonville
at
duties
i future prospects as civilians on the : Ranger, bombing German shippingin
Air Station, he was president of part of several of our cohorts are an inland waterway.
Ortego Company, a real estate Air News: car- Are Promoted
the Jax beginning to come to our atten- Masthead Attack
firm. In politics he has been a ried a story about the "most frequently tion. Lafaucl is going back to his Alnavs have pro- I The citation, signed by Admiral
recent
delegate or alternate to three I hit aircraft carrier in the old trade as a milkman; Owens, ofcourse Two officers currently Harold R. Stark, commander of

Democratic national conventions.Born U. S. Navy," the USS Intrepid.And can be nothing more thana moted seventeen to NAOTC Staff. Those : U. S. Naval Forces in Europe
in Jacksonville Aug. 20'1 just to prove that sooner or traveling salesman, all things attached Include: states, "Barr handled all his duties
1SOO, and a collateral descendant I in naval I considered Robinson intends now wearing new insignia I in
later practically everyone ; beinga Van an outstanding manner, rapidlyand
C.
Albert DuI
of Richard Stockton, the signer of To lieutenant: I
aviation ends up at NAS Jackson- slugger for the non-pluggers un- Eleanor accurately setting up his
I Gilbert H. Ruderman,
the Declaration of Independence, ville, the "post-graduate school of I ion at Nebraska U.; Nichols will sen L. Flint. I bombing panel and arming leversin
Captain Stockton graduated from I the air," the Air News has already doubtless be employed lucrativelyas spite of radical maneuvers of
Duval High School in 1908. --. -"" .- '' a gigolo; Sgt Major Betko To lieutenant commander: F. the aircraft, and Intense heavy and

He was a student at the University I wants to be a janitor, (good hours, T MoiTlll, Norman McClane. Jr.. light antiaircraft fire both from
North Carolina in 1909- worries etc. William E. Mann, George G. Wael- I
of no ) ; MTSgt. Taylor ships and from emplacements on
10, and received his Lltt. B. degree I will assuredly be assigned to hard per, Henry A. Offutt, William D. I I steep mountains on either side of

from Princeton in 1914. labor on the WPA; I am snappingIn Joaidman, G. D. Lodley, J. E. 'the fjprds which, in many cases,

On October U, 1925, he married for a job as tail gunner in Al Shannon and G. H. Kinsman. I.i were shooting down on the attacking -
Capone's Packard sedan. To commander: Albert H. for two masthead .
Miss Mildred Churchwell. They planes;
have one daughter, Mildred I I'' C Getschow claims supremacy Boggs, William R. Neblett, Doug. I bombing> attacks, as a result: of 0I
las S. Cleveland, Joseph D. Mc
over Zastrow as Ordnance'skthe which vessel was
born Jan. 15 one
Churchwell Stockton, ii'til Allister and Claude B. Friday. :I enemy cargo
hit and one small oil barge damaged -
Gilchrist Baker
1927, and a son
home islands. of officers attached
Jap A similar group :
Stockton, Jr., born Aug. 23, 1930. I f I "You see, I couldn't help but remember to NAS was also promoted, :I standing by near misses.of The out-displayed -
duty
performance
During the period 1934-36, Captain !. ," Comdr, Karp said. "My but> a complete listing was not Barr this occasionwas
by on
Stockton was executive vice- ? battle station Battle Two time. I.
was the available at press ,I
:..___ in keeping with the best tra-
president of the Mail Order Association secondary control, with the ship'sexecuth'e
ditions NavalSenice.
of the United States
served lover lovers. It occurs to
of Arneilca. He as officer-right out in the among "
president of the Jacksonville Real open. Some of those Kamikaze'spassed me that Ordnancemen in this Unit I .

Estate Board in 1939. right in front of my nose. Inn'er seem to have a strange fascination I Cleared Mines
Private First Class Greene, also
for the Ridies. These cosmolene
Promoted to a Lieutenant In did get a scratch-I was a native Jaxon, received the
courtiers for some strange reasonor
the naval service during World V lucky, I guess. Once a piece of Bronze Star for his heroic service(
with facll- :
War I, he became a Lieut. Comdr.in .: ;;'?"'9 shrapnel wlzzed by my ear, missingme other triumph contest.great Consider on Iwo Jima on 1 March 1945.
'y- in amatory -
the Naval Reserve in 1930, being 4 1 by inches." Ity every
...mo.. 0 the conquests of such worth- He is still hospitalized from a
promoted to Commander in 1942. Comdr. II. II. Karp Another supply corps officer, lea as Beetle, Bowes, Joppe and sniper's bullet which struck himon
Other honors which Captain discovered three officers aboardthe Ens. Oro A. Carver, who was assistant Minor, to say nothing of the : that day.
Stockton has had during his illustrious station who were aboard the 1 to the supply officer) in mentioned Zastrow and afore-I His citation reads:

career include: Director of flat-top during most of her forays I charge of general supplies aboard It's all very confusing to "For heroic service in connectionwith

Finance for the Florida Demo- against the Japs' far-flung islands. the Intrepid, is now here at NAS ual observer, but the true facts operations against the enemy
cratic National Committee in 1924; Joined Ship in 43 I Jacksonville. His battle station are that most of the women hereabouts while serving as a member of an
member of the American Legion Topping the list is Comdr. HenryH. : was battery control officer in seem to swoon with ecstasyat I assault squad on Iwo Jlma in the

(past post commander) ; decorated Karp, assistant supply and ac- charge of eight 20 mmm guns. the mere mention of the names Volcano Islands, I Mafch 1945.
with Chevalier Order of the Crown counting officer, who reported here I Lota of folks don't realize that of these 60 Caliber Lotharios Assigned the mission of clearing

(Belgium); Gold Cross of Honor, in June after having left the Intre- supply corps officers have com- We wish to take this opportunIty I anti-personnel mines from the .

Order of Merit of Austrian Republic pid a month earlier. The com- I batant-type battle l stations' to offer our best wishes to Colnel front lines, PFC Greene went for-

) ; medal, City of St. Quentin; mander had been assigned ,as the Comdr. Karp pointed out in referr- I Weissenberger who is assum- ward of the lines by himself into
medal, Salvator, city of Vienna; ship's supply officer back in May ing to Ens. Carver's post. "But a ing new duties as Executive Offi- an area which was under heavy
Great Golden Cross of Honor with 1943, months before she was com- Job like that could hardly be con cer of MCAS, Eagle Mountain enemy mortar and rifle fire with

ribbon and star, for service to. missioned. He remembers vividlyall sidered as anything but com- Lake, Tex complete disregard for his own
"
the Austrian Republic. the action when the carrier was batant, he remarked with a smile. Well, we've muddled through safety. He cooly and efficiently

Admiral J-f. E. Yarnell, com- struck by an aerial torped off Lt. Theodore F. Yuschik of again, as it were, and in dosing removed the obstacles and clearedthe

menting upon Captain Stockton's Truk, later by Kamikaze planes off Cleveland, Ohio, now attending this column we wish to point out area, making possible the ad-

ability once declared, "His most Luzon, again in the, operations Aviation Ordnance Officers' Schoolat that you can say what you will vance of our troops. his courage
remarkable trait Is his ability to which saw the Franklin wounded, I NATTC, was aviation ordnance about it, but the Army does have and conduct waa in keeping with

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) First Post4 ra4s NATS Sets 48 Hour Divers Clear Harbors Navy Cancels

Cargo Haul RecordWhat Of Dangerous Hulks I

Enter Annapolis is believed to be a world's Blasting, cutting, and welding', 95 New ShipsTwo

record in air. transportation was the jagged hulks of sunken ships I
More than 100 officers have arrived chalked up by the Atlantic Wing resting in 25 to 100 feet of waterin I carriers, sixteen escort car
riers and
one battleship are
at the United States Naval of the Naval Air Transport Command newly captured harbors in the the heavier naval vessels among which
I while the world awaited Pacific is part of the vital and
Academy at Annapolis to enter the will not be completed .due to the
first post graduate course in Naval with tense expectancy for V-J Day frequently dangerous work of Navy's cancellation of contracts on '
and then celebrated with untrammeled graduate divers of the Navy's Ship
Science and tactics ever offered
construction of 95 ships, it was officially
members of the Naval Reserve. rejoicing. Salvage Diving School at New revealed.

I The 10-months course opened Starting at 0100 on 13 August, Caledonia I| The $1,200,000,000 cutback cov-

formally on 7 August. A total of ,<, N A T S planes moved 337,000 : The need for skilled divers in the ers construction of 56 combatant
I I I pounds of top priority war re-1 I| "What happen now?" That single ':
189 Reserve officers who have distinguished cargo Pacific was emphasized anew vessels including, in addition to
'\ themselves in the servo i I I from East Coast cities to Oakland, I cently in the case of the Manila I i question must have been asked those listed above, 10 heavy cruisers : -

ice were selected from near. ] Calif., for transshipment to the I Harbor where scuttled Jap ships at least a literal million times during 10 light cruisers, 11 destroyers
I ly. 800 applicants for the counelbut I Pacific, completing this vast haul I many of these were unable to on schedule midnight on 15 such an extent that use of the I j is going on behind the are also included.
attend the course because of the I August. In this brief period more port facilities was seriously im- scenes, but nobody knows exactly Construction of 160 district

necessity of keeping men with cargo was carried over a greater peded. what. Scuttlebutt flies as thick, craft and smaller auxiliaries,
their active distance, in a shorter time and on fast, and uncertainly as flak from'
qualifications on duty Sunken enemy or allied ships which had been scheduled but not
with the fleets. shorter notice, than ever before. I beyond salvage a nd blocking ack-ack guns. Everybody is confused started, will not begin.
The movement was and before one rumor can
complicated by The
a. ----- channels or creating navigational contracts which are being
the fact that pickup points were be "talked out," another crowds it cancelled
hazards blasted with dynamite, were let many monthsago
I are
'ATOM FACTSSEA scattered from New York to New off the discussion platform. Every
but less seriously damaged ships when the prospects of heavy
( 1.- Here are a few scien- Orleans. I have been saved to sail again by bunk, every lounge room, everyship's losses made it imperativ eto con
service table has become
tific estimates on the power of the Sixty-one aircraft were used, including repairs performed underwater by a I tinue the shipbuilding program t<>'
I potential debating area, and thereis
atom: 100 million\ tons of water eight R5D four-engine Navy divers. Salvage operationsby I insure the presence of a fleet adequate

could be heated from freezing to Skymasters and 53 R4D Skytrains.A these daring men have also resulted Most certainly of ii no. realize lack of that speakers 98%! of to conduct offensive action
the remarkable feature of the of thousandsof against the with a mini
boiling temperature on atomic car- ip the recovery the scuttlebutt is precisely that, I enemy
energy of a pound of water; a powerful go movement was that none of dollars worth of urgentlyneeded but when the 2 mum of casualties.
% keeps recurring
airplane could operate for a the personnel Involved in it knew cargo and equipment. I ----.....--- ---
in essentially the same form, then
year on one breath of air: a large j or yet know the character of the II All enlisted men given diving we begin to wonder about the old SAMOAN ISLANl bS

apartment house could be heated | cargo, which was designated only I training are volunteers. Diving is saying of "Where's there's smoke, I The United States acquired the
year around on a handful of snow;; by a Navy Cod\name throughout a collateral duty performed as the there's fire." The more we listen Island of Tutuila and adjacent islands : -

a heavy passenger train could run II M 4l- -- j need arises. Navy divers draw ex- and ponder, the more we wonder< ( of the Samoan group on 2
around The USS BennTiTgton hoisted the monthly December. 1899, through treaty
the globe several times on tra pay ranging from $10 and the more we wonder the more I
the pasteboard I American Wake Island to $20a I between Great Britain
energy from a flag on 17 for second class divers we contribute to all the little Germany
ticket; a generating station of I January 1899. month for master divers. During I and the U. S.
kilowatts earn yak-yaking groups everywhere. In I ___ _____.____ _____
100,000 could derive all actual diving operations they
all the words, there is much food
its power from a teacup of water. The Trans-Siberian Railroad was still more money, based on the for thought but few solid as if we no longer stand quite a*
k However, science has not yet completed in 1902, stimulating the j number of dives made and the facts. very straight or move as easily. Even

,! ,iscovered any way to harness the I growth of Vladivostok, its eastern : depth descended. The announced point system for the power to think quickly seemsto
have become shade under
a fuzzy
atom to domestic and terminus. jfci -
use, no one has
discharge given rise to what is
of it all. For
is estimates United Stales acquired the the confusion
now making any as to The
practically a new game, beginning,
when it be The and Guam In 1898 most of us, the ending was just
might accomplished. Chungking provisional cap- the Philippines "How many points do you have?"
--- -- ._-- ital was first bombed by the Jap- as a result of a treaty of peace Then starts the routine of "Well, ized.too sudden We read to be and completely hear all real the

anese in July 1939. with Spain. lessee now I've been in since_"
Sailor 83 % Burned words, but somehow they don'tregister.
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and once a total is reached, usually -
After three of effort -
years
Healed in 2 Months JAP SHIPPING LOSSES there's a gasp at the smallressof in a different kind of life, W'can.t
Washington (SEA--Jap) ships sunk, probably sunk and damagedby it and much hasty re-figuring
Pacific (CNS)-A. 19-year-old think of a complete changeand
the Navy through 6 August as announced by Navy Department
lit an attempt to blow it a lit
up of
sailor, with burns from a gasoline take it all in like the flip a
communiques: tle. Strange of all this is
explosion covering 83% of his part that switch turning on a light.
Combatant
Ship the majority of the old salts with
With some amazement, we real
body, has returned to duty. A few Number
years ago, burns covering onethirdof ._ only a point or two to go, or with ize that we're tired, in many senses
Probably the top total are the ones who of the word. tired
Physically nervously
the body area were generally
Type of Ship' Sunk Sunk Damaged Total '
would most like to little
stay on a
fatal. The Navy said plasma was Aircraft Carriers .............................. 15 '2 26 43 while and see for themselves whata tired from the tension, men.

administered to prevent shock, Cruisers .............................................. 51 17 60 128 time Navy is like. II tally tired from the long strain.
peace They We slow down not in the
morphine to relieve pain, and penicillin Destroyers .......................................... 138 2$ 133 299 Indeed wonder what's going to now,
to combat infection; sulfa- Destroyer Escorts ............................ 39 0 42 81 happen now! manner of a balloon suddenly

thiazole ointment was applied locally Submarines ........................................ 13 1 18 32 [ A few days after all the peacerumor bursting but rather lessens as the a slow motion ot(

and sulfadiazine internally Tenders ....................:........................... 5 1 4 10 settled down to fact and picture speed
normal actions.
He was completely healed in 2 I Others .................................................. 166 21) 92 231 the radio pendulum quit swinging everyday
i We are all terribly and ttincere-*
months.
-- I from one extreme to the other, a ly to have been of the
Totals .................................................. 434 7* 39.1 905 regular tidal wave of fatigue proud a part
Navy during the war We,
_What! No Kooniisecvtoe?, years.
NunCombatantFleet
I seemed to over the station.
sweep feel that contribution .
I ... WASHINGTON (CNS) The Tankers .................................... 139 10 81 280 Everybody, including the Waves, our have borne as individuals .
Navy's new ALP barracks! ship is Transports .......................................... 203 11 59 278 'began to let down. No longer keyed may the final no. moreweight
the slickest job afloat A "float Cargo and Supply Ships..................1300 114 883 2302 up by the pressure of the war one grain upon of sand but victory believe tttari that

ing: hotel," built to barrack 700 Miscellaneous .................................... 318 31. 515 894 effort, no longer sustained by the our collective contributions carried
men, it includes a barber shop, -. --- --- adrenalin quality of knowing the enough punch to shorten tha

a soda fountain, a hospital anda Totals ..................................................2015 16 post office. ---- pushed along by the thought of the sent the fighting( of 50,000
-- .... ... ..... ... ... power
Grand Totals ... ... ... 2479 244 1936 4659 fleet's guns off the Jap coast, we men who stood by the business
Yeoman Hammer Who the hell Note: Some of the losses' listed above were inflicted by Marine began to let go, to ease up. It was ends of,the guns while we stood by .i'
taxied that plane there? Corps and Army Forces under naval command. Note, also, that the not a conscious effort to relax, but the necessary shore jpbs.

Chief rarker-r-The OinC did. t above compilation does not include Jap losses in South and Southwest rather an involuntary slackening So. .\\hat's going to happem
Yeoman Hammer- Just the Pacific offensives which began 30 June 1943 which losses were announced Our step is not as bi'isk, our paceno now? We don't know but what

tight position, isn't It, from Allied headquarters in the South Pacific. longer hurried. It even seems to ever it is, we're ready for itl J2.3 /

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l-'ubllc Information at no expense to the government and In
compliance with Secnav Circular Letter 45-526. 28 May 1V45
Copies are distributed tree ot charge at the Naval Air
Station the Naval Air Technical Training; Center, the
Headquarteii of the Naval Air Operational Training Com By ('hlil laln S. W. Bell .
mend Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Cove Spilny, its production its YJ
Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil field, the Naval Air' A nation that geared ,
the U. S. Hospital. the Naval AuxDlaiy and every agency of human welfare
: e'r \\'fon Municipal l No..aL and: the Naval Autlllmy I I manpower,
Air MkUtxi MayporU Lt.. L. J. Anderson, Actinic Editor. to the successful waging of a war, must

Rear Admiral Ralph E. Davlson, USN : now revert to a successful living of the
Chief of Naval Air Operational Training peace. The term that is being used to describe

Captain Anthony R. Brady, USN this return to a peacetime way of living ,-
Commanding Officer and thinking is "reconversion." Recon
Jackaonvllle Naval Air Station
is word in our thinking. Jt
.r< '" vsK version a new
"v j'jw
Captain Commanding Joseph B. Lynch Officer, USNR is taken from the word "conversion" which

Naval Air Technical: Training Center has had many meanings, but the onethat is

Captain John J.-O-Mallev' (MC), USN most significant is the religious interpretation

Commanding. S. Naval HonplUl OfficerU. of the word. For conversion means "a' J

spiritual and moral change attending a
Colonel Martin J. Kelietier. USMC (Ret.) with conviction. The
Commanding Officer change of belief religious
Marine Barracks experience associated with and involving -
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-i Commander Edward E. Dolecelc. USN jriii: tS a definite and decisive adoption of
Commanding Officer
Christian principle.
the
Naval' Air Uunnen' School
( The great strides for mutual benefit for
Commander Frank I. CorbIn CSN the effortsof
have through
Commanding Officer all mankind come
Naval Auxiliary Air Station, green Cove Springs such a conversion. Progress is the treat- _"

Commander Howard E Born, t'SX: ment of one man toward another has sprung .,

Naval Auxllldry Commanding Air btatlon.Officer Cecil Field from the fact that a spiritual and moral

I known as a "conversion" has moti-
Commander Salem A. Van Eveiy, Jr., USX change
Commanding Officer vated that improvement. fit 111Now \
Naval Auxlllaiy? Air Station, Municipal No; 1
we are faced with the problem of

Commander Commanding John B, Officer Huhn. USISR -- total reconversion, which will mean that all

Naval Auxillaiy Air Station Maypoit U Sv Faces Problem Of Disarming of us must return to our former state of life,

Lieut CoL William T. Stan., USMC (Ret.) take up peaceful occupations, and dispel attitudes -

Marine Commanding Aviation Detachment Officer 4 Million Japs In Pacific, Asia of war, for the attribute of peace. This

i is a tremendous responsibility, because it
The JAX AIR NEWS receive Camp Newspaper Ser\Ic
and Ships LdltoiLal; Association. material Republlcatlon I Washingon (CNS- High on the Allied list of problemson ; means that an entire world's thinking; has to
of credited\ matter prohibited without, peimUilon of CNS; what to do about is the demilitarization of ''be We know that nations
War Department ;a05! E 42nd St. N.Y.C., or SEA WashIngton Japan the changed. ome
25, D. C. Republication of any other matter country. Seizure of all enemy weapons will be no small task, ;'and people have never had an attitude of
service ,
except Jot'rmlaalon by of Editor.publication JAX AIR NEWS.Is prohibited without for our foe in the East is estimated to have armies of 4,000- peace and fellowship. We know that ruth-

000 which are intact, untouched by the war except for aerial less competition and aggression have Wen

Japs Revere Hirohito As !bombardment. I the basis of international treachery. Secret
These troops extend,from the enemy-held Marsh and agreements made by unscrupulous men in

'God On Earth' Carolines through the Dutch East Indies, British Borneo, the past must never Ue allowed to soil the

Malaya, Thailand, Formosa, and parts of China and Man- peaceful future that we desire to obtain

By Camp Newspaper Service huria. And, of course, the Jap armies in the homeland, Yet, we know that there will be men and

A man named Ilirohito is the Emperor of .veil-equipped soldiers many of whom have: not engaged in agencies throughout the world who will

Japan. But-in the eyes of the Japanese lu lighting, must also be disarmed. want to go back to their: old ways of cheat-

t Reports in diplomatic circles indicate that a plan similaro ing their fellow men. A spiritual and moral

subjests : that for the occupation of Germany will be employed in belief has never touched millions of peoplein

the Far East. Presumably, Japanese territory will be di- the world. Jt" will be our responsibility

I the people. ided up and forces from each of the victorious allies sent to in a hoped l for peaceful world to challengeall

To the fighting Chinese, Hirohito is f naintain order, enforce the terms of the armistice, and see nations to act and live the Christian J
:
} To o it that the war lords responsible for Japanese aggressionlon't philosophy.
; MAT criminal. most Americans he i is an
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ineffectual little man on a white horse. But start anything.A .

{ to 100 million Japs he i is "God on Earth," tin war crimes commission will make a decision as to

1 high priest of Shinto and the subject of a which enemy war criminals should be held for trial. If our .
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t, reverence incomprehensible to the western experience with the Nips so far proves anything, however, 1 i e

j";_ mind. The soldiers who assaulted Pearl suicides may simplify the work of this commission.
'i Occupation of Japan presents a different problem than
1' Harbor, Manila and Singapore fought in his
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hat of Germany, in that the latter had the raw materialsfor Hiimliiv .UtI'rwliilant r
name. The soldiers who killed themselves on ( ,,.,,..1: l.nii* Kvad and Hirminfham Ate
the production of war materials within' her boundaries, J'r..t..l.1 ('''11..1.
Attu Saipan and Iwo Jima did with
\ so a
07k) Hulk Communion W, Andiewi.OMm .
E.
f "Banzai !" for him on their lips He is the whereas, all of Japan's oil, and much of her coal, iron, alumi- )--BiiK S MVI, Chaplain-Chaplain' C- M, Huddle. i:
luni, and related materials had to be imported. Therefore, i 041ONAriX fcenlce -Chaplain, J. D. Skinner piauhlnc q
physical incarnation of their state He i iI is 04ti>--' un"Hr School for Chlldien. In the Small Chapel
I Japan. )Iockade of some kind, to control the importation of materials lUW-t. S Naval Hospital .setvice. 'I
which might be used by Japan to resurrect her war 104.V General Divine vie-Chaplain I S. W' Br" j
Who is this man ? plea..hlni&"Pf'aIt'a W'ondeiful. "
machine, would appear to be in order HUll. Chilillan,\ Science Service Small,Chapel. .h
In the first place, he's the latest in line Some experts envisage trouble from Jap civilians, A 1Ltt--Sertice:Potter piraihlng.at PBY Hangar Ale.-chllv1a1n H A. ;

I" in the oldest continuous dynasty in the Jap who lived in Tokyo for 24 years, and is now an adviserof 1\1I-:Huddle.C world He's direct descendant of Jimmu
a
of most
important government told
one our ( agencies, CNS
Tenno, Japan's first ruler who began his that crvilian men might harass our occupation forces in the .OWO ti,..M-Man rk.pt11, )lane Suca sad Birmlakaia Atfn ..
reign some time in the 6th century BC.Jimmu's I ...
name of the emperor, and with the usual Japanese indif- OHW-Ma
I' house, although often reduced toIKrcerty ference to death. Such men, he declared, might consider I I OJO-M.1104)Mass1700Mass! .
and subservience to the state has I
themselves for defeat and the
responsible accompanying loss Ckri.li.. Minfe i ot'nlf.1 MotU K..4 sad Blrnlaii.
been the "House of Heaven" in
Japan eversince. of prestige by the emperor, and would therefore try to make Atriu*.
Hirohito is the 1-Jth ruler in that 1100-Smull I chapel
amends by suicide attacks on our forces. fllrr Usv, S.istst i Small Chapel, eerier .f')l..ti. ..4
line No ,such treachery is to be expected from Jap I I\IFnll.hanl..
women 1900 ,
-Mutual .
meeting
(Wednesday)
:' Like his ancestors, Ilirohito was drilledas who are thorough-going homebodies, according to the CNS fcwuk Religious. srroitri' and Idles thlp Hears. .
a child for his role as spiritual and temporal informant. Kiid4.v Malntlde., 181.V-Snidll Chap l, Muatln and tllimtn&ham.

I ruler of Japan. He attended the School Some of the details of the occupation problems will be I Tuesday, UtO-nTO-ChapUIni1: : Office KVTTC. .,.

; of Peers, where he learned the art of ruling. worked out, it is anticipated, by the Council of Foreign Ministers Tuesday AG&17UO-prix-Chaplain's Olllce. Yellow Water, .'

Yet-despite his training-he has never had established at Potsdam. Flift Ice'1'hul'.1av, .NAUieen of each month 1700-1830( Chaplaln'l 01- j

much ruling to do. The Japs regard their ----------- .- Second 'Ihuiailay", of Coteprings each month.: 16.10-1800. Reading $| \

Emperor as being above politics The governing Thhd Room.'1'11111, ,NAAS._day ,of Majpoit each month 15OM610.: Chapel. Jax .
of the nation is left to military and QuotablesThe ,:

industrial cliques, which are constantly bickering officers and men who volunteer to serve in the Chapel Sponsors Outdoor Nursery

for power. The Emperor-mystic Navy after the war have a high mission to which No longer will harassed parents have "to keep
leader of Jap ancestor wor>hipers-leads a American can dedicate his life with honor and any : their thildien with them during Sunday services at .
cloistered] life and is rarely seen by his sub satisfaction. the Naval Air Station Chapels. An outdoor mirery t.
Secretary Forrestal.Jax 'has been constructed in the grove of trees west 'f
jects.The of the chapels which will be under competent
open ,
Emperor idea has been one of the mipeivision each Sunday mOI'ningtl'om: 0930 to
key concepts of the 1300 years of recorded Airing Our Views 120u

Jap political history. On rare occasions in With the help of cooperating departments, Public -
It is reported| that that certain silver 1'oiksVelfare
encrusted and Wave Administration, an
: the past, he has wielded real political power. saddle and bridle have been forwarded attractive gaily colored canvas has been
canopy
;. Most of the time he has been but a figure- to Adm. Halsey aboard his flagship. constructed to house sand boxes, tables and chairs,
ht'ad-the tool of the oligarchy. But alwa"sI for the htttle folk. Slides, boards
It looks as if he might not be able to put swings and teeter
the Emperor has served as a link betweenthe them that have been set up In the grove so that the children
on certain white horse
however. have
may
ample facilities for
people and their government with the Well, never mind, Admiral-we like the wayyou're I Volunteer leadership will| Include play a Nurse, hospital "., .
sanctity surrounding his position a defense riding herd on a bunch of islands justas corpsman and WAVES who will superviseand
I'K for any manipulations the government made. is direct the children's activities! A lunch of milk

Thus Japan is the only major power which in --.- and morning-' cocklei'. will be provided at 1M5( each Sunday
times combined modern and industrial I
our military
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A release Captain
newspaper says that 10,0K) White Senior Chaplain, extends an Imitation
methods with religious and political Germans are now being used in Belgium to for the parents of small children who hae
ideas inherited from the ages of unrecorded not teen able to attend services\ because -
dig coal It must! be a pleasant l change to be c.f. in the chapels

, time.That's digging coal out of the ground iri,'ttad of I outdlr nurser their )families'. to 11\811-themselves! of thin

I. the background of Hiiohito and trying to dig yourself in for air laid protection Any Nav'y personnel interested In helping 811

his jxisition in Japan. a 51 I Mir at extension'ryisois ate 425.iKj etttd to contact Chaplain I3tll



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By Bill Smith, Y3c

ENTSI Question: Do you favor frater-'

filiation Ytittt the Japanese- people ,


T L. HAMMOND, S2c, Memphis .
l\IAr'NSIDE MOVIES Tenn
.i THURSDAY I don't think our troops should
yi r _
"THE C ) be allowed to have anything to d>
ADVENTURES OF RUSTY" an ex-German war dog
with
the Youcan't
Japanese people.
brought to America is responsible for some intriguing circumstances. trust 'em,
Conrad Nagel and Margaret Lindsay have the leading roles. 1300-1700 1
(Mason Field 2030).

I, R. ROBERTS, Y3c, Jacksonvllle -
FRIDAY Fla,
."BOSTON BLACKIE BOOKED ON SUSPICION" Chester Morris I a I think we'll have to fraternize

In another Boston Blackle adventure film, the character he has made f .a. : with the Japanese to a certain extent -
quite popular. 1300 only. I II but it's got to be worked out.
We have to understand the Jap
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY way of life first Not one personin ,
"RHAPSODY IN BLUE" The' Interesting story of George Gersh I Z2i4 4 4E : a hundred knows anything -.q-
win's life and his music. Robert Alda-has the title role with Joan i ; about Japs,

Leslie. Alexis Smith and Charles Coburn. Sat. 1300 only, Sun, 1430,, -
1700 (Mason Field 2030)
R. J, CLARKE AMM3c, Renton,
MONDAY"I Wash.

..,. LOVE A BAND LEADER" A behind-the-scenes story of band I'm not In favor of It, but I expect -
... leaders and their manner of living starring Phil (That's What I Like there'll be a certain amount
About The South) Harris and Leslie Brooks. of it anyway. People are human,
wherever you find them.

TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY --
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.' "DUFFY'S TAVERN" A picture which promises plenty of laughs D A. G. NASH AMM3c Saa 'j'
with Ed Gardner, Charlie Cantor, Victor Moore and Marjorie Rey F Diego Calif.Certainly .

nold Tues, 1300-1700 (Mason Field>; 2030) Wed.; 130017001930. not. Don't show any
(Note: Mason Field shows Sun: Tues, 'Thur.; 2030 weather per friendliness to the sneaky little
milling:, otherwise last show will be In Mainside Auditorium near e yellow men. :Think how they would r

mo). do us if they had won.

STUDENT OFFICERS

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY R E. DIEUDONNE, Sic, New
"GEORGE WHITE SCANDALS" with Joan David and Jack Orleans, La.
DEI OVED of servicemen for her resemblance: to "the girl
Haley, 1930. Some of the Jap
next floor' it perky little Jean Porter. Only five feel from the pretty nice, but I can't women see when are _,

SATURDAYNo ground, she is a screen veteran at the tender age of twenty. we should mingle with them at all.

show Her next Mint it a comic role In J\I.G.)('. "Early To Wcd?. After all, we don't know whetherwe

SUNDAY can trust them or not. A fellow

"BOSTON BLACKIE BOOKED ON SUSPICION" with Chester might marry one of them; before .

M*rlj. 1930. he knew it she'dub- .- .- _itnifintv____n__..
him. So I'll stkk.to American j 1

MONDAY AND TUESDAY Don't Pack Yet Permanent Liberty! girls. 1
"RHAPSODY IN BLUE" starring Joan Leslie and Robert Aida, The submarine USS Bowfin,

193..>. Washington (CNS) -You may seeking a target in the vicinity of J. MATHEWS, AM2c, Steuben-
Dalto Shlma in the Nanpo ShotoIslands ville, OhioTrouble ,
WEDNESDAY be in for the "duration plus 6,
, recently, spotted a Jap with the Japs, you never 1
1 "I LOVE A BAND LEADER" with Phil Ham and Leslie but that doesn mean you'll be know how to treat '
cargo vessel berthed at a pier A 'em If w"
Brooks. 1930.For discharged within halt a year of large bus alongside was apparently treated 'em nice they might try
( t Tief description see Mainslde program.) Japan's surrender The war will I loading up a naval liberty party. to do the same thing again in a
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i be officially over upon conclusion When the debris from the blastof few years I say be rough and -
the Bowfin's had settled have nothing to do with them,
't torpedoes
OTIIKK EVENTS of a peace treaty, upon a Presidential 1
SWIMMING: proclamation, or by a joint little remained of the pier BIGiL'ow
.1 Officers at Student Officers' Pool and Officers' Club from 0800 Congressional resolution, World and nothing at all of the cargo HARPER Sic, Atlantic I

. to 200 daily Enlisted--pools 1 and 2, Mainside from 0300 to.2100 War I didn't end officially until ship and the busload of Jap sail- City N. J,
dally. almost 3 years after the last shot lors. They didn't stop our boys from
---%- --- fraternizing in Germany, so
they'll
was fired. Meanwhile, the draft
' IIOWLINO have the same trouble In
Japan
will continue. Movies
Six alleys located in Mainside Recreation Bldg, No 3, Alleys are : Outdoor
1 open from 1000 to 2000 Monday thru Friday, 1000 to 1800 on Saturday --- ------ .- To Play Again M. H. HARMON, AMMlc, Me-

and 1200 to 1800 on Sunday. Instruction available by appointsment. ( Yanks Start StudiesAt Beginning tonight at 2030, outdoor Keesport Pa,

J movies will again be shownat It doesn't make much difference

BOXING i Florence, SorbonneEurope Mason Field, weather permitting what I think. If a GI finds a

ij "FIGHT NIGHT" scheduled at 2015, Mainside Auditorium, Friday (CNS-The first University In the event of rain, the pretty Jap girl he wants to talk to,
24 August 7 lively bouts. For information Concerning work I Center, part of the Army's show will be held as usual in the why he'll talk to her some way.
But
outs In boxing! contact Lt. Rubino, ext. 593 or report to Mainside vast educational program for Mainside auditorium. It shouldn't be,encouraged
Boxing pavilllon after 1500 daily. Present plans are for outdoor
I at the Uni
troops overseas, opened
GOLF versity of Florence with an enrollment I showings to be held at 2030 every R. y, TALBOT, S2c, Newton,
, Course open from 1000 to 2030 Monday thru Saturday and 0800 I of 1320 enlisted men and Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday until Kans j
to 2030 on Sunday. Golf clubs and balls are available at Golf House and officers. further No, I'm not in favor of it. But
Free Instruction to Naval personnel by appointment, call extension women, I I =notice.R it's, something you can't Just turn '
- 8157 Bathing trunks prohibited on golf course. Meanwhile, 800 GIs are taking r-- on or off like a water faucet I
MUSIC courses at the Sorbonne, the great think a lot depends on how the

:i Band Concerts in shell (opposite Mainside Administration Building French university at Paris. I i I Smoke RationingIn Japanese people act. Maybe' those

- ) from 1200 to 1300 on Wednesday and 1230 to 1300 on Saturday. I This marks the beginning of abroad I accordance with orders atomic bombs made Christians out
: A rehearsal room is available to all hands in the Mainside Recreation program for soldiers to pick I II from the Secretary of the Navy, of 'em We won't know for sure
Building No. 3. For appointment call extension 498 Musiciansare I I up the threads of their civilian Interests I the rationing of cigarettes, cigars until we occupy their country a
urged to get in touch with the Welfare Office, Building No. 3. and studies while awaiting I and smoking tobacco on long timeROGER,

ANCHOHACiK [ shipment home, redeployment, and all Naval stations was discontinued -
engaging in other duties. DODGER, S2c. Pot-
Open daily to < the day) from 1730 to 2130. Located south of Mason Field. Most popular courses at Florence A previous authorization permitting I don't
TENNIS I where there is a faculty of I Ship's Service Departments savvy those five-dollar
words, but
Rackets and balls are available at the Physical Training Building 93 officers and men, including both I to sell tobacco productsto the like if it means handling
I Japs humans
,!t No, 726 and equipment rooms at Building No 3 and on Mat Area Negro and white instructors, are civil service employees Is also You wouldn't heck no
pet a water
I business administration social moccasin
i (corner Muslin and Yorktown roads), cancelled
..J Station Doubles Tennis Tournament Is slated to start on 27 science, languages, English, jour -- ------- thousand, would you! They've got a
1 August, 1945. Personnel of this Station desiring to enter the tournament I nalism and mathematics. Film years of bowin' anJscrapin'
Give
Company to and polite double
11 may contact Frank Floyd SpA) 2/c by calling extension 8381 I Students must taken 3 courses their crossin'In
or 1 593. All entries must be in by 26 August, 1945, with match play and an hour of PT daily for a full Writing Fellowships 'em history, and you can'tchange
starting Monday, 27 August. week, have I by being nice and holdIng -
5-day They no military Editorial
lly Ships' AiMxIation hands
Uncle
1 A $2:>.00 War Bond will be presented to each member the win- duties except a daily retreat I : Sam's got a
Five fellowships of $1,500 each rugged job to do with
ning team. Tennis balls for each match will be furnished by the formation Participation is Volun these Japs: ,
will be awarded members and vet and fraternization's
not the
Physical Training & Welfare Department. The tournament Is a follow tary. way
erans of the U. S. armed forces to about it,
.. go
up of the singles tournament that was held in July and won by Gordon -
aunng me next year oy the 20th --- --
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Reedy, SKV 1/c. Grins from Guarino I Century-Fox Film Corp, on the I

ISOVriMl AND SML1M1 !>asis of a story or play outline, Six Pilots Able To

I Call extension 623, Yard Craft Officer, for Information. ,the film company has announced "Double In Brass"Six .a
DANCES 'it To be eligible a serviceman or
Crew's Dance at Mainside Auditorium, Saturday from 2030 to W 'woman must submit an outline of pilots of escort carrier-based

2330. :Music by the N A. S. Band Uniform of the day U required: his story or play together with Composite Squadron 93 set a new F
1 I.IIWVKY I I J at least two sample chapters or style of Pacific fighting at Okinawa

Located on second deck of Mainside Recreation Building No 3, (, scenes. The fellowship awards when they doubled inbrass, by ,
II will be given in 12 monthly Install- alternately flying Wildcat fightersone
Open from 0800 to 2100 Monday through Saturday and from 1200 to,
2100 on Sunday. '. 'id, ments of $100 each plus two cash day and! Avenger torpedo-'
..J.'r payments of $J50, Full contest bombers the ite&. "
)'ICNICS. Information is available by writ- The of
For 'information and assistance In planning picnics and partiedcontact # f purpose havingAvengerpilots
Ing: The Fellowship Awards, 20th fly both planes was to allow
I I Id
f, Welfare Office extension, 498, Recreation Building No. 3. Century-Fox Film Corp 30 Rocke- the less-active torpedobomber -

, ]FISHING d rrJ.! ffeller Plaza, New York City : pilots to share the burden of
Deep sea and fresh water tackle available in the Welfare Office, combat air patrols and strikes nor

Building No. 3. mally carried by fighter pilots. 4",
FIGHT NIGHTInstead
,1 VOLLEY 11U.L AND BADMINTON: \ Six: Avenger pilots of Composite r'

Gear available In the gear locker room in Building No. 3. Volleyball 1 C\ of a regularSrpoker., 93 which has returned to the

games on Tuesday and Thursday. Badminton games on ,Monday, Welfare present a special : States for leave and reassignment,

Wednesday and Friday, from 0900 to, 1230. "..'Igbt Night" at 2015 on Friday ;volunteered for the double' duty
I and each of the fliers was assigned t"
I. 21 August. Seven fast bouts
EXCURSIONS I
to a division composed of veteran
In Welfare Office before are on the card. The mo\le for
Tickets are available for Silver Springs I I
All
fighter pilots six checked out
1200,on Friday Buses leave Main( Gate at 0830! each Sundiy.HASKI1AM 1 this date will be shown at 1300 unfamiliar '
in month
"SO! Y&u've been drinking -nly. on plane a
t and not one had all accident during I
No games Scheduled.: again!" the entire combat tour

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By Ralph Warner, Sic End Of WeekAbout tlG To Half Game


Sports Editor 40 football huskies answered Continuing their drive for the

With all restrictions removed Head Coach Jim Tatum's second half championship and complete \

and clear sailing ahead,, call for practice at Mason Field{ domination of the Jax Victory I

it is readily apparent that Tuesday afternoon and romped{ League, the NAS Fliers pin- '
through a breezy workout In which ned a 4 to 0 defeat on the Gibbs
the world of sports is hitting the cameraman claimed a major Shipyard in an Important. encoun- i
trail that will lead to share of the attention.The '
a new i 1 ter at the Jax Baseball Park Tuesday '
.
I' unprecedented heights. squad is expected to double night. '<;

K In fact when you are making in size by the end of the week, and J The victory cut Gibbs' lead over -:A
until then
up your budget a couple of years side.Passers. the drills will be on the the second place Fliers to a half .. j

from now the big four food light game. '1
received most of the at
shelter, clothing and taxes _will tention Tuesday with ends and The tilt was the first for the .J
become the big five, with sporting
linemen going down for the tosses. Navy club In nine days as insistent -
.
events In the fifth position.lIere's
rains splash out three
Kickers also got in a short warm- con-
... what leading sports figures up drill. For the next few days,, tests last week. Sunday the Fliers
on the station have to say:
will travel to Camp
Blanding fora
i staffphysical I play formations, ball handling and
Lt. Comdr. Russell Smith,
for I pass defense will be the major r: league; joust with the Dough- \ ,
training officer dishes on the menu. boys. The next home game is
1 coach at
1 NAOTC and former line
will Topping the list of candidates slated at Mason Field at 1700 Wed-
Louisiana State: "All sports
s nesday when the Terminal Rail.
Dick Fisher
1 who turned out were -
? boom. There will be a great increase -
I former all-Big Ten Conference roaders hopefully invade the sta.
in college and professional
fullback for Ohio State in tion. ,\ I
ti football attendance and also in I 1941; a pair of backs who play- An excellent mound performance j
and
quality of play. Civilians serv- f'dith Great Lakes last season by Ezra (Mac) McDlothln f.
ice fans are hungry for it. As for Red Harrison and Don { and the Mildness of Lefty Jack
the naval aviation physical train-
who Lesher; and End Tommy Bishop, Clifton accounted for the Fliers'
all the men
ing program one-time local high school player triumph over the Gibbs outfit ,
been it have seen its
have through wS,,
who starred for the Fliers last Tuesday.
value. This
tremendous program
5 ear. Marking up his seventh triumphof
Itresses competition, and all activities -
I in the program will increase Not present, but expected to re- the campaign against two losses

I, In popularity. This includes turn later this week, were Walt McGlothin muzzled the Ship-

basketball football, Dubzinski, former center for the yarders with five hits and allowed ,i
,
,
i}i swimming handball, wrestling, boxing, gym- pro Boston Yanks; Lou Buffalino, ns only one man to go as far as third. -T
and Bill Kirk-
nastics and tumbling, military Cornell speedster, Wes Trammell, Gibbs catcher, was
track and soccer." patrick, NATTC tackle who was a the only player to accumulate two s

Lt. Comdr. Warren P. McGulrk Flier first stringer last season. blows. Mac notched seven strikeouts -
-" "
NAS physical training Smallest man to report was lit- -Barney McUarry has trod the gridiron for the l,(rsty-of! against three walks.

officer and former athletic director tle Johnny 'Alsup, 145-pound scat- Utah, Cleveland's Rams and Iowa Pre-Fllght, and this season he is Clifton held the Fliers to a pair

and coach at Malden, back who dashed to numerous. slated to churn a lot of Mason Field sod for the Fliers. The veteran of bingles, but he had difficulty locating '

i (Mass.) High School: ""Ameri gains at Mason who Field at in 290 1944.pounds The 1. disports his 200 pounds-with-- high effectiveness at the guard position.- the plate. Ten batters drew .

have been extremely largest player, walks off the lefthander
always
cans speedy

1' sports conscious, and they that is just, was exactly Beefy double Cudd, Alsup'sweight a high Tatum Cheers As Barney McGarry And that was the ball game.A .

will be even more so now sweet ground single to center I
school gridder.
the terrific strain of war has
y by Shortstop Bill DeMars
been lifted. Spectator Interest Responds To "Husky Lineman" PleaA brought home two Fliers In the
' will in-
? in virtually all sports SoftballStandings' top of the second inning to provide
1 r create greatly, and participationf McGlothin with the victorious -
f f in recreational sports will be 200-pound running guard with margin.With I .

i much greater than ever before. eight of collegiate and Waves Wind
1 Lt. Rex Enright, NATTC physical years pro- Up the recent depature of I'
1 training officer and former fessional experience has joined the First Baseman George Boerner, *'

F, South Carolina head coach: "Foot- OFFICER' L'EAG'UEAdmlrtl't Flier football squad, bringing tearsof I Softball SeasonThe Maanger Charley Gehringer jug- '!J
with all well almost to the gled his infield, taking over the initial -
V ball is going right along ( (1Ip) joy ( ) eyes
V\ sports. The interest of the men in Team W LMFOTU of Head Coach Jim Tatum who WAVES' varsity Softball sack himself. Johnny McCul- .'

\ service will be greater from a par- 11:1 14 only last week issued a fervent call team will wind up its season witha lough replaced Gehringer at sec"i
standpoint Operation* 2VPB game against Cecil Field Fridayat ond. ,
i ticipant's and observer's ** 8 for "big, husky linemen.
Financial returns will be 8 16 the Powerhouse diamond, start- The win was the thirtieth of the
VF-5 is Lt. Bar-
The newcomer jg)
ing at 1930. season for the NAS team against ',
will enable colleges ;
and this
larger other MORNING LEAGUE ney McGarry and when' he takes The game will be in the natureof but seven defeats. '.
on
,I', to spend more money their overall (Commndia Offlw Cop) the field with the Fliers this fall, a grudge match with both teams The second half of the Victory -
sports and thus expand Team W L he will be starting his second sea-
Pro football 22 4 anxious to win since NAS defeated loop has settled down Into atwoteam
|- athletic program MF-OTU
under Coach Tatum.In .
son Cecil in the and between the FUns
f look for greater interest VPB 21 early season race
I, also fans can and a corresponding increase A & R 19 1 1943 at Iowa Pre-Flight, Head then took a 3-2 loss in the last en- and Gibbs. The 181sho ..,t
by :" 9
in attendance." Supply 13 Coach Don Faurot and Assistant counter. won 18 out of 19 games to .

t f' Lt. Charley Gehringer, O-ln-0 Salvage Commissary 10 16 Coach Tatum fielded a hot Navy The WAVES here have won 9 snatch the first half bunting, are !

f of baseball and former Detroit Public Works JO is outfit that won nine games while and lost 3 to date. heavily favored to annex the final a
second baseman: "Base- T-4 1 *19<* losing only to Notre Dame. One Intra-mural games for the reg- half despite the fact that

Tiger ball will regain its prewar qual- S.VM Service I 21 of the outstanding linesmen of the ular fall league were mostly rain- Gibbs fctill boasts a narrow/ lead.

i.l' Ity and quantity next season.i Pre-Flight aggregation was the ed out last week, but the schedule Rain and wet grounds combined .{

i Nearly all players In service AFTERNOON LEAGUE said Mr. McGarry of the Salt Lake calls for,games to be played every their watery talents to force post-

should be back by the time (Commanding Offlcer'swCup) L City McGarrys, and he got in as Monday and Tuesday evenings at ponement of three tilts last week,
Promis- Team 24:1 much or more playing time than 1830 on the WAVES' Area dia ,
t 1 spring training starts. Marine Bki against Mayport Wednes\ r
ing young players who have a Hospital 24 20 aVF5 5 any other member of the team. mond. Welch Army Hospital of Daytona;

chance to go up probably will O & G .11 .11 McGarry earned his college nu- --":*: .---- Beach Thursday and Terminal

have to stay a year or so longer Personnel 14 12 merals at the University of Utah, COACH MIDDIES Sunday. The locals were slated to

!. in the minors. I don't expect a M. Galley :1* 13 18 playing during 193538. He cap- ANNAPOLIS, Md.Appoint- entertain Chason Dairy yesterday.

big Jump in attendance, which Chief Club 30 8 < tained the team in his final year ment of two assistant Naval Acad- Victory League standings to 22

has been good all along. But asI POW Boathouse Gds 2 3 J when the Utes' eight victories emy football coaches, Lieut. Ed- August, follows: .

I long as the competltlorf Is keen, Docks & Ferries 4 23 against one defeat and a tie won ward Erdelatz, USNR, and Lieut. Team W L

baseball will always have good LEAGUETeam them a Sun Bowl invite. The sun (jg) Charles G. Purvis, USNR, was Gibbs . . . .8 2

i yt'arlll. :MINOR W L shone on McGarry and his team- announced by Capt. C. O. Humph NAS . ., .. ... .... .7 2

Lt. Jim Tatum, NAS football Salvage 1 9 5 mates in the bowl and Utah woundup reys, athletic director, I Terminal .... .... ....4 4
t t coach and former head mentor at Dispensary 15 5 with a 26 to 0 victorv over New ---- -. Blanding .... ...... .. ..4 *
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, North Carolina: "Every indication Post Office 16 10' :JO 13 Mexico. Power HitterOne I JMayport .. . .... .2 7 ,

points to a great boom in college M.ADU Galley NS 7 15 Following his graduation from Chason . .. . .2 7

football,- There's___ actually three _1I.....I.I_ 1
n college, McGarry Joined the Cleve-
"generations" ready to to play enter_ Flier Ten Will Meet land Rams. He played four sea- i Fliers 4, Gibbs 0'
who left colleges
those sons with the big league club I GIBBS
who would have pro I AB H PO A
service, those Cecil In Final TiltOne before
the
entering
during the four Navy early in 'homplOn.d 4 1 0 0
gone to college into service game remains to be playedin 1943. Among his teammates on Trammello 4 I e 1lIarrl..3b
of war but went x 3 0
1
4
years the
_ Cleveland eleven
I instead, and the players coming the NAOTC Softball League, were Johnny He\,>'.2b 4 0 1 4
school. I am lookingfor Northern Sector, and the result of Drake of Purdue, Parker Hall of Mairec.lfGilbrrt.rf S 1 5 0
r tip from high to have three it will either give the NAS Fliers Mississippi, Corby Davis of In- 2: 0 1 0
0
most colleges
T
0
#4
the second half championship or diana, Jim Benton of Arkansas, Ketcherlb 4
regular squads, the varsity, junior DemonI I 0 1
varsity and 150-pounders. At leave them deadlocked with the and other well known gridders. Clifton.p SOl.

North Carolina, we expect regular Lake City ten. Undoubtedly McGarry, who ToUU 11 6 n 11
football to replace touch footballin A half game ahead of Lake City, "likes the T-formation better than JAX NAS '
the Intra-mural program the Fliers will meet Cecil Field in any other system," will be a vitalcog AD H PO A

y I the final game. A victory will give in the _Flier machine this fall. DeMari.m Amlerion.SbMcCullough.lb 1 0 1 0 1 f

the Fliers the second half crownto Aicuarry is a member of the 5 S IBnere
:
Badminton Title I go with their first half honors, Physical Training Department, as- 4 0 7 1 1 1
W xlnl1cf :I
while a loss would drop them into signed to VM, and he also will Gehrlnger.lbHopkin 0 10 :

Won By Trosper a tie with Lake City and necessi- assist Tatum in coaching the Flier .lf : 1 4 I

tate a playoff. forward wall.DEADLINE. Jawfirikl.rfMcGlothln.p:;: I : 1 :
4
Small, The tilt with Cecil has been
Jos Trosper and Johnny post- -ai-
teammates on the NAS Softball poned three times because of rain, Total Sl2 iJi

team, were opponents in the finals! is but Flier manager George Barclay NEARIN NAS Gihbt .::::::::::::,.:J..OOO::.:Oil 000 COO 000-0 001-4

cf the open badminton tournament hopeful the game can be played TENNIS MEET Hunt Anderson, Woodall GchrlnK, ".
Saturday and when the smoke there sometime this week. Hopklni. Errors Bar Gehringer, Harrl,
after their heated With several birds Donson 2, Clifton Run batted tits IM-
early
cleared away already Me- .... ,
Man 2. Baer Jkwartkl. DoubU plftjM I I
match, Trosper had won the HATS OFF T(S MAXWELLThe signed up, a number of other en- _.... ., .._ CullouKh to Cfhrlnren Clifton to lI rrls. ... ... !1 '
of 12-15, Maxwell Field, Ala. baseball tries T. Bases .
championship by scores are expected in the open NAS Left on basest! NAS 111 GiMx "f'.
team of the big (and we do on bnllii! off Clifton 10: MeGlothin I.Strlkeotitit .
1 -13 and 15-9. winner of 64 out of 71 I doubles tennis tournament before "
Play was close all the way as I I games, passed up a trip to the National the expiration of the entry deadline mean big) reasons the liters arebowling 1:55. Umpire! Clifton! Fernetr 91 i MeGlothin and WilliftUion.7. Timer -

both players boast an all around Semi-Pro baseball tournament I date this Sunday. First round play along at an over .800
&
excellent game. Trosper, a natural at Wichita, Kans. and a is scheduled to get underway :Mon- won and lost (Up Is Jack Baer.A STATION
athlete who also starred on lastSeason's chance for a good slice of prize day. bklilful performer either be- LEAGUE ,

NAS basketball team, received moneyto play two benefit games hind the plate or In the Infield,
Players may enter by I STANDINGS ,
with The the contacting Baer combines solid defensive
: a $25 War Bond along games, against Flying Frank I
title. The champ, a first class Training League All Stars, are for Floyd, SpA)2c) at the play with slashing power at the (Results *. 21 Alt) "
the L
Physical Training Team W
athletic specialist, is attached to the families of seven Napier Field Department platter. The Navy lieutenant, T-4 4 0AknU
T. Dept. at the VPB Parachute ball players who lost their'lives' building or phoning 8381 or 593. A who formerly played with the VPD 3 0
,the P. ; $25 War Bond will be awarded to
The tournament was when their plane crash-landed and Little Rock Travellers, is blast 3 3
Loft.
I each netter on the winning doubles ing the to the I i
tone f
with grape
route to
sponsored by the P. T. & Welfare burned en a game 3
I team, .348. Ali last $
Vfpt. Maxwell. ( tae et raisld'at :yvetlti)



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Ishlng a highly effective blockade PROCESSING DISTRIBUTION CENTERS
"
,. Fights Friday Night I II clear into the enemy's home waters : ...

Navy submarines accountedfor

T, more than 146 combatant,ships rf a 11 y
and 1,041 noncombatant'ships j

: l sunk. tflridrmn-
key elands ,,j
X101 With the capture of the (
In the Marshalls the patternof
REPORTING BILLETING PRELIMINARY ASSIGNMENT
this stage of the Pacific war MEDICAL TO GROUP
t k was clear. The'United States could EXAMINATION "
strike or land troops anywhere it .

cnose, provided the calculated risk
justified it. The effort was to seize ;':

key points, by-passing, isolating t-t ::
.and choking off enemy strong-

holds in the process. ORIENTATION MEDICAL RIGHTS 8k BENEFITS. INDIVIDUAL
Leapfrog Landings EXAMINATION INSURANCE MOVIES INTERVIEW

Leapfrog landings in the Hollandia -
clinched f e; n n rS!S A t3 R
area in April, 1944,
control of the great land mass of -
I New Guinea. Next objectives of J ru 1 ?TJ

the Fleet were the strong basesof
the Marianas, with their excellent FINAL SIGNATURES FINAL PAY DISCHARGE HOME
anchorages and great potential INTERVIEW CEREMONY

I landing fields.
I But the Japanese realized the
Importance of holding these is- New Skipper r Discharge Plan

lands. On the very day of the first .
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15:
Y Marine landing on Saipan
June, 1944the Jap fleet at last outfit was in on the Luzon inva- Medical Department with the classifications
ventured out'to sea, only to suf- sault on Zamboanga and the land- (MC), (IIC), (If),' Chief

fer a two-fold disaster. They lost ings on Jolo, Sanga Sanga, and Pharmacist and Pharmacist, members -
402 planes on 19 June; the next eion in January, and later the as- of the Navy Nurse Corps are
day four major Jap warships were Central MindanaO In the latter also excluded from the demobilization -

sunk and eight severely damagedby operation his group supported plan
our carrier planes. Army operations and Philippine Shore Patrol officers, military
The capture of Guam, Tinian guerillas. government officers, and IBM: of-

and Saipan meant advance bases Col. Smith will make his homein ficer specialists who desire release -
Saf Alvarez,- \:veteran Key-West lightweight, Mill be one of the for the Army long range bombersas the officers' quarters aboard must submit requests to the

principals in the ring card to be presented at the auditorium Fri- well as for the Fleet. The Fast with his wife the former Louise Chief of Naval Personnel for ap-

day night. A classy boxer and a hard puncher, Alvarez has won 12 Carrier Task Force came Into its Outland of Norfolk, Va., and their proval.

of his IS bouts at NAS. own, ranging the seas from the year-old daughter, Caroline. Personnel hospitalized or under-
Kuriles to the Sulu Sea strikingat VMP-21S going medical or dental treatmentwho
Navy Story Jap defenses where and when are otherwise eligible for separation -
The retiring C. O. joined the
BIG RING CARD 'it pleased. shall not be considered ful
Continued from Pace 1 Marine
in
Corps as a private 1934. '
A weak point in these defenses..... ly eligible until discharged from
States. I He holds the Distinguished Flying
SLATED FRIDAYAT From 3 June to 6 June the Navy the Leyte-Samar area of the Philippines Cross the Air Medal, the Purple hospitalization or treatment. The
it ana _was soon discovered by same applies to personnel in a dis-
AUDITORIUMSeven met this threat fought Heart, and has won a gold medalin
.
turned it back, assisted by a hand- carrier pilots and reported to Gen- the National Individual Rifle ciplinary status.

action packed bouts, ful of Army B-24's and B-17's. In eral of the Army MacArthur by and Pistol Matches. He has been May Be Eased

matching the cream of the ring the epic battle the Jap lost the Fleet Admiral Nimltz. Together designated a Distinguished Marksman The door was left open by the
crop at NAS, will be waged at initiative, and it was the last inva- they agreed to advance the plan- Navy for lowering the critical
the auditorium tomorrow night sion force of its kind the enemy ned date of the assault on t he scores needed fo rdischarge in a
when the Physical Training and ever tried to send against' us. Philippines to the middle of Octo- As executive officer and skipperof statement that further steps to

Welfare Department presentsthe The Navy now had the power of ber, fighting squadron VMF-213, he provide for orderly demobilizationwill
shot down five
first Indoor fight show of choice as to when and where to Leyte Jap fighters in the be taken "by reducing the
the season. strike. The landings at Guadalcanal The landing on Leyte was madeon air over the Solomons, and ac- scores needed for discharge in a
Feature bouts on the program followed close on tile Battle of 20 October, under cover ef na- counted for three more on the The Marine Corps is not included -
which starts at 2015, will Midway. Then came a series of engagements val aviation. The enemy's naval ground. He got three Zeroes on in this point ,,
the formula but, instead -
opening day of the New Geor-
be the clashes between Middleweights over almost a year dur- reaction was immediate, well-con has its
Jimmy Moore and ing which the Japs tried expen- ceived but disastrous for hIm- gia campaign. After jumping two own system patterned -
after that of the
Frenchy Charpentier and the sively and unsuccessfully to rein- self. In three separate major en- Japs and sending them down in Army. The
duel between Sal Alvarez, 181, force their troops and hamper our gagements between 23 and 26 Oc- the first 20 seconds a third got on Coast Guard will use the Nav)"'*

and Horton Union, 142. own in the Solomons. The Japanese the Jap lost his fleet, or, at any his tail and a burst from the Jap's plan, it has been stated.

The bouts are being arranged bled their navy severly; the rate, so much of it,that the remainder guns set him afire. Boiling mad,
by Lt. Ilublnot boxing coach, "Tokyo Express" was permanently never again came out of he managed to turn and shot the Hix featured this exploit in his
Jap down before out JohnCOMMERCIAL As It Seems."
and his assistant, Lt. Flombo, derailed. hiding. bailing "Strange
will sene as referee. Meanwhile, with the newly From then on, through all the

evolved system of self-sustaining subsequent Philippine landings, \ BULLETINSFOR I
Fast Carrier Task Forces in operation Iwo Jima and Okinawa U. S. na-

Major League fueled and supplied by val forces encountered serious op-
r SALE frlgrrstor (Frlgidaire), gas stove, circulation
tankers and tenders the position .....but not from the Japa- House station,
fast Navy near S rooms, all concrete oil heater (Duo-Thtrm). curtains -
. Standings was ready to start its full-scale of- nese navy. Nippon's navy was fin- and steel construction, asbestos dishes breakfast set, mahogany
ished. root gas furnace, attached garage Call dining room 1 mahogany and 2 maple
fensive drive right into the teethof 20528.Complete. bedroom suites, slip covers for living
Results t. U Aura.t Jap land-based power. Landingswere What remained for the U. S. let of left-handed golf clubs room rugs, Venetian blinds Emerson
:NATIONAL LEAGUE made in the Gilberts and the Navy were the Important jobs of with bi(. Call Station Golf Course_ push-button radio, porch furniture, large

,Chicago 'i-l W 40 L Pet..619St. Marshalls, but the Japanese declined protecting United States forces in 81$7.House trailer factory built 1941 New porch, (flowers roller, garden metal chain hose, 11 garden rose bushes tools,*
Louis iO 47 .598 to commit any of their fleet their landings, furnishing air cover Moon model. 21 Ft. Good condition. All four large mirrora bathroom hamper
Brooklyn 63 52 :,548 to try to stop the American drive. and gunfire until the airstripswere convenience. Located at Air Bate Trailer picture, book u.e. electric fan. In part
New York 64 54 .542 operating and the heavy ar- Park_lukon Park. Call Mr. Davis or aa unit. 338 W. 2tth St., or Call 3-
Send 1'Ianes
Pittsburgh 62 58 .117 Japs 25410.Lieutenant'. 1184J.
Boston M 66 .450 If the Japanese were unwilling tillery was ashore; harrying the complete wardrobe alas 49, '.
Cincinnati 45 69 .395 few remaining ;Japanese ships Including blues and whites alas I0shirt. Lad)" bicycle In A-l condition with
to risk their not
ships, they
were
Phlladelphla 35 81 .302 .. me t ahoea, gloves caps, etc good pre-war balloon tires. Lt. (if)
Yesterday's Results so cautious with their aircraft-- around the home islands; search- Also Val-I'ac traveling bar and a Wilson Hamley, Eit. 8517.
New York 4' Lnlcago: 3. army or navy. The Battle of Mid ing for the remnants of his fleet tennn racquet. Mr. J. L. Wil- 1 all-metal streamlined Taylor-Tot itrol-
Pittsburgh 12: Brooklyn I, way accounted for if not _they were found and destroyedin Hams 1524 Seminole Road Tel. 2-JJ7S. ler, combination iee-saw merry- r. .
many,
8 Boston 4. Small round dog bed tennis racquet 1-bnrner
St Louis ; Royal radio. just been overhauled -
" Philadelphia 6: Cincinnati 3. most of the Jap trained navy fli- the Inland Sea in early July, M. L. \\ittenberr 1217A Hancock kerosene heater. Call 2-J08J er Ext.
'
Gaines Today ers and they were soon to Iqse almost 1945: ; and shelling coastal military St.. N.A.S. MS.
No games .eheduled all the rest in the famous and naval installations and indus- 1941 Buirk Sedan. New rings battery, '39 Buick 4-door .sedan radio and heat
clutch, brake lining etc. Also set of er. Mr. Selecky, Ext. 8207.
AMERICAN LEAGUE "Marianas Turkey Shoot. trial plants. Bobby Jonea golf clubi. Lt. R. J. Hard- WANTEDBedroom
W L Pct Indicating the caution with This great victory, the greatestever lag Call 2-11(7 at noon. furniture lamp and dinette
.,_ Detroit 66 4IJ .579 which the Japs were hoarding achieved in modern history by 4% months old Boston terrier female. suite with buffet living room chair and
Washington 65 49 ,170 Pedigree line has 1} champions. Show
Chicago 59 55 .118 their surface vessels, early in 1943 one navy over another during the pro.peel.. Mn. Everett 12$ MargaretSt. drapes. Call K. Y. Addison 5-20(0
St. Louis 58 114 .1118 a small American naval group eas- course of a war, did not come.. .. Apt. 3. Call 7-8145. from 0730-1730.
Cleveland 58 55 .513 ily turned back a Japanese force without great cost to all America. 1 Coolerator' ice box cap. 75 Iba. 1 hot Service man' wife desires ride to Seattle -
New York 56 54 .509 water heater, 1$ gal tank. 4745 Man- or vicinity. Will share expense and
Boston M 62 .466 twice its size attempting to rein- It cost lives it cost ships, it cost I cheater Rd. Lake fchore. driving. Mr*. Carpenter Ext. 414.
Philadelphia 36 75 .3U force and supply Aleutian garri- money, it cost enormous labor. The I Complete furnishings for 2-bedroom Would like to share a-room bungalowwith
Harbor to To- house excellent condition. To be old couple no children or pets allowed.A .
In 1943 Pearl
Task from
sons. May, a Navy sea road
master bedroom with privilege of rut
all together $295. T. C. Houston, CSp
BIG SIX BATTING
Force landed the Army Attu a long and bitter one, but furnished. Mr.
(Three leaden In each league) on kyo was (A), NAGS Est. 245. of the house. Everything
Player, Club G AB R H Pet. and two months later on Kiska. not so long nor so bitter as would It38 Harley-Davidaon motorcycle or Langley, 2121 liayview Ave., ,Lake
Holmes, Braves ...121 500 110184 .368 While all these operations were have been the road from Japan to will trade on car. See Henry Gibson, Shore. business
coupe
Lynnwood Ave., Vteiconnet. nor ssle. 1940 Chevy
5278
.. Cavarretta Cubs.,.106 402 83 146 .363 submarines harassedthe Pearl Harbor to the shores of the tour tire Call
Rosen, Dodgers...109 455 94 1M .341 going on, our Furnishings for aroom house. Living Good condition. good *
Cucclnello. Wh. Sox t)5 323 43 105 .325 Japanese incessantly, estab- United States. room, dining room and bedroom. Ke- owner at 2-1774.
Case. Senators...... 1)2377) 56 119 .316 ----- -----
_ Estalella. Athletics 93 333 37 103 .307

American League 1
Runs batted In-ttten, Yankees, 73; 1\
Rinks, Senators, 71; Stephens. Browns -
69 \ ,
Home runs-Stephens, Browns, 18; \
Cullenblne Tigers 13; Heath, Indians, { /J
12, Indians, 12; Tigers
12; R. rlhn Red o.o 12. /

,
:National League
ej11M11a Runs batted In-olmo, Dodgers, 98;
Walker, Dodgers 83, Holmes, Braves,
96: Adams, Cardinals, 98,
home runs-Holmes, Braves, 25;
. Workman, Braves, 19, Ott Giants, 18;
I Adams Cardinals, 18.
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FELLFJt liAS POINTS

GREAT. LAKES, 111.--Bob Fel-
ler of the Cleveland Indians, who

pitched for Uncle Sam literallyand ..
figuratively-since Pearl Har-
bor, will be whizzing hi3 fast ball
past American League batters any

day now.
... Commander Robert R. M. Em'
met of the Great Lakes Naval
Training Station disclosed that

Feller was eligible for release un-
der the Navy's point discharge system -
and soon would be transferredto
a demobilization center.
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Civilian Employees' News ."'; .- rs PPLYSAl.LIES +I. A&R


i Address Communications to Editorial Offices Award Winners Repeat On
Personnel Relations Office Bldg. 13, Box 22 ,
a Telephone Extension 483 .. '

The Civilian Employees' News, a two-page section of the Sax Air t// Beneficial SuggestionsGabriel's

. News, Is devoted to reporting the news of the Naval Air Station's
Civilian Employees and Is sponsored by theEmployees' Af s
By Leola Jones National honors and
f -- additional
Association for Civil Service Employees '
Ot fleers I SCATTERED BITS OF NEWS: honors arrive each week for swan '
Seems that th ePersonnel Section HornThe winners of Beneficial
William O. Klncald, President Philip D. Myers,'Treasurer suggestlOIV.
has discovered a new to
way Mr. Chas S. Hoard
Evelyn T. Sullivan, Secretary (Planning
prognosticate the weather. All
Victory Spirit Section) who has submitted
Directors over a
they have to do is to look to see if
Evelyn T. Sullivan Mell C. Jackson Edith Reedy (Personnel) has Ity II. D. Gabriel dozen: suggestions and who has
Frank H. McKinley Donald A. Wood brought her raincoat to work. 'WOIsix' cash awards, three addi-

Philip D. Myers Kenneth M McDuffie Nine out of ten times, they tell us, The spirit and the glory of our tional cash awards and two com-

Daniel R. Whiddon William'. O., Kineaid: If she,brings it, the rain does NOT country will always be the men mendations, has been recommended -
Charles E.: Field come!11! .' And, while on the sub and women who have never ceased for an additional award 'by

News Reporting Staff ject of rain, suppose you noticed to believe In democracy and who I BACE, Washington. He is also being .
Assembly and Repair: all the barefoot lassies running for have never wavered in their devotion considered for an additional

Head Reporter.........._....._.._.__.................Euleene Will ing ha In the "chow-hall" one day last week to their country! The men who award by the War Production
Inspection and Survey: ,when it began to pour down during would rather fight and die as free I I Awards Branch in Washington.Mr. .

Head Reporter.................___._...__._...Helen M, Styron the lunch half-hour? That men, than live as slaves under a G. W. Brittle II. :K. Jarrard
Public Works Department: popular automobile owned by dictatorship.An and O. 1\(. Scott (all-of Shop 812),
Head Reporter.____ _______..........Ethel M. Shanahan Frank Spears (Administrative) outstanding example of this with their joint suggestion, "Adap
: certainly does do Its bit by the Is Frank Merrill of
Supply Department spirit our own ter and Base for Power Takeoff"won
Head Reporter__...___............_...........-......w.._..Leola Jones "Car Pool" Club. But. what is worrying Shop 1323, Engine Test Cells. Mr. an initial award of $12.00
I most of. us, Frank, is whycan't Merrill is not only a veteran of the each, and have been recommendedfor
the girls sit down in the last but a fine worker and an
war an additional award by the
CIVILIAN OF THE WEEK rumble seat Miss seeing Sel ardent War Bond buyer in this one. I BACE. Dissemination has t In
en Renscok (Personnel). Helen recently -
He is one of the few veterans of recommended to "Airborne Elec-
resigned to go back to her World War I who did not cash In trical Maintenance Notes" as there
r; Ex-Tobacconist Secures Safety in A & R home in Virginia Weren't all his bonus bonds. Recently, when are many generators that cannotbe

of us excited, and aren't we still the bonus bonds matured, he'con. tested on a generator testor
BY FRANK MCCAFFREY excited for that matter, about all verted them to cash and then into cause they do not have standard be-a4

Selected as one of a group to attend : the news flashes that have been new bonds, in the last drive. Fighting drive splines, and this proposed
Carolina to cover this section of coming over the radio? Yep, fingernails
the University of Ala ama to dollars for our fighting men. lash up may offer a means for
Florida. Many Jaxons will remember are a of the
thing
safety engineering course past
'study a Career testing such units. Mr. Brittle
Interesting -
for twenty-one days, CLAUDE G. him as a wholesale tobacco for by this time, all have been eat. I : has won two awards previously of
and confectionery dealer, a business *n off!! Frank has'not only had an in*
STARR has played a large part in $100.00. and smaller cash award
the reduction of accidents in the he ran for himself from 1927 HAVE YOU AN INTERESTING 'terestlng career, but he is a stimulating' 1 Mr. Scott has a previous, recommendation
to know and talk
person
A &: R. His continuous vigil for until 1935. HOBBY? I and Mr. Jarard has had
with. He that he does not
For six years prior to coming to says
the has been to three
wrong way good i previous cash awards. and
NAS, he was sales manager for Well, if you haven't, there are consider the buying of War Bonds '
avail. in constant touch two
Keeping I I> commendations.
the Coca-Cola Bottling CompanyIn some few around the departmentthat a sacrifice, nor even a duty but
with the supervisors, having Douglas, Arizona. With eight have and quite enjoyable ones 1 that he feels that it is a privilege, Mr. M. G. fkkford. (Metals and
guards installed on moving partsof too bet. Rose and that no'true ;Machines) has won additional
and men under him, Coca-Cola, more or we Chlpmon (Re- American should recognition
machinery, insisting on the I less unheard of in that section, ceiving) relates that her favorite neglect to take advantage of this from the War Production
to be
proper equipment worn on was introduced on a large scale.It pastime is making picture albumsof opportunity. Its integrity has been Drive Headquarters, after a recent
tha has been benefit
to
job, Ventilation a and the I was mainly through his efforts travels, and sight-seeing tours upheld and guaranteed by gallantmen award for his "Chuck for holding<

employee. to further lights I that sales advanced from 10% to enjoyed by her. Bill Nelson (Stock at Valley Forge, at Verdun, screws'and bolts while mlliing'and,
are inspected insure "
health 90% according to population.His Control) confides that his favorite and at Okinawa. "You don't needa slotting.
the of the
employee. son, Claude Jr., a graduateof off-duty job is playing golf Inci- financial report, just look at the Another winner; Mr. G. W.Re-
He was not always associatedwith Andrew Jackson High, was dentally, Bill is a member of the record," he says. poff, (Engine Overhaul) has re.
safety work but surely has i Naval Air Station ceived further honors for hU
I home recently on a furlough after Golf Club and Mr. and Mrs. Merill, (who is
proven his adaptability. When he sixteen months in the Southwest served In a capacity of Treasurer ]head of the English Department at "Spark Plug Assembly and Disas-
came here in August 1842he I II I I I for about six sembly Machine," as it'
: : was 'i iI'ahr Pacific attached to maintenance months recently. Another Fletcher High School; Jacksonville was accepted -
-a. storekeeper, assigned ito the oil' crews Marine Aviation. He sail great golf fan is George F. Beach make their home in South by "NavAer Maintenanceand
paint storage of F the Supply) ed again from San Diego on 16 Schrader (General Stores Division I Jacksonville. .A native of Silver Gadget Digest" for publication. -
j Department. Six months later he'II' 'I No. 1) Gladys Baldwin He has also been added to
July and at present is doing further I (Shipping) Creek, New York, he left high
,' 'was promoted. to leadingpian oft duty in the Pacific. However, enjoys cooking and cleaning house. school to enlist in the in'I' the "brain bank" of the War Pro-
___ _,__ _u.___._.____ J Navy ductton Board
I since the recent turn of events, I Thelma Coleman (Clothing and 1 Buffalo in 1917. He was sent to''f for possible addi
[ his daddy:wears a big*grin and has Small Stores) says her hobby is I Bay Shore, Long Island, then to I tional awards
K fewer wrinkles : her family And hear that.she is ]Pensacola and later to I i: Here is proof that your first

I __. -.__ .' .- __ teaching her boys the art of ten1 1 Roads, where he attended Hampton a NJ/y1 i|I award may be only the beginning.

nis. Hilda Ieuit (Salvage "265") J Aircraft Engine School, and re :i I i Send In your ideas!
has hobby of saving editorial 'ceived i I -- -** -
GATE GOSSIPMrs. clippings I the rating of A1>fM2c. lie
from newspapers and magazines I was stationed for
a year at Miami Bonds Still For Sale
Facts and truth interest her Naval Air Station, which at that
y wf riorlne Gannaway, Super most. A fact discovered about Hilda -, time was located off the site \vh' .h i I The Office of the Coordinator
visor of Personnel Action Section, I I I is that this hobby came about I was recently ordered by the doctor I'I during her work on the college pj he made AMMlc and was in the i that early post-war plans have

to take a leave of absence. She is I i per. TranrU Gardner (Receiving) Engine Test .cells, in charge of been established by the Secretaries
coming along fine, slow but sure, 1 is an Inveterate fisherman when I 1 testing "V" type, liquid-cooled engines of the Treasury and Navy relative
and we send our best wishes for a time and gasoline permits. Weath-I known as OX52. to the continuation of the War
speedy recovery. I I I er Isn't considered at all when the '! Adm. l\11t1l'her I Savings Bond Program. These
Mrs. Arlene Howard. (Personnel 'time comes to go. Alexander Me- I] I policies call for the perpetuationof
Action) was removed by ambulance 'Laukhlin and Sidney Cordviendtboth I j The Commandant of the Miami a continued savings program for
i Station
to Camp Blanding Hospital ( of Clothing and Small ( .at that time was Lt. I individuals by the purpose of Say-
last Friday, sick with pleurisy and Stores) are baseball fans and naturally Comdr. Marc A. Mitscher, now Vice I ings Bonds via the Payroll Savingsand
bronchitis. i try to see and learn every Admiral Marc A. Mitscher, Com I Military Allotment plans on a
mander
Henry Masterson. (Assistant thing .in relation thereto. Mr. McLaughlin of the famous Task Force retrenched, peace-time basis. Sufi
58.
Recorder) celebrated a birthday on j''' adds that he hasn't miss After receiving an honorable a policy will be carried out with all

17 August. The age 30 waj men I ed an important football game in I of discharge, Frank took advantage Industry and governmental agen-
tioned. I wonder? ? ? ? approximately 20 years. Polly an opportunity to finish high I cies.

Mrs. Margarle Putnam, (Gene I Freund (Storehouse Office) is an i I school under the government educational In line with this program, the

ficial Sugestion) was overjoyed to accomplished accordionist though He program at Topeka, Kan. War Bond Office here at this ata-
f transportation in that department, I hear from her son who had been I she hasn't had too much time to\ State studied two years at Fredonia I flog will continue to take new al-

in which category he remained un hospitalized in England. Prior to'I' devote to It lately. Music interests Teachers' College I lotments and new civilian! pledges.
til January 1944, when he left to i| this she had received na word since I her 100%. (That goes for quite a taught one year in district schools'' ..
{ take the safety course. |j last January. I I few others too). Daniel Sharpe before accepting*a position with nautics at Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Claude is practically a native of | Mrs. DorU Heats! (Employee? I (Timekeeping) makes model air which the Department of Agriculture, He has been a resident of Flor-
Florida although he was born in I, Service) is leaving us on Saturday I planes specializing in gas models. Connecticut took him to New Jersey, ida for the past 13 years, during
Vidalia, Georgia. He was only one to return to Chicago amid teaching'! Mary nrUne (General Stores) I I'I New Pennsylvania a lid which time he has .specialized in

year old when his father. a pioneerin I school. calls bowling and basketball her York during the next three I auto mechanics. Frank came to A
the lumber business, saw a future )(r. Leonard Eubanks, (Supervl-( 'I'I favorites. I years. He spent one year, 1940 to & R In September 1941. His hobby

in Live Oak, Florida, and ,they SOl' Employment Section) became MYSTERY OF TilE WEEK: j 1941, at Sparton School of Aero antique furniture and woodwork)
fnovtd South. He attended school I the daddy of an eight pound baby How did Kirby It. Green (Gen -'-- ,-- '-
there, and after graduating from girl, Judith Ann, in July. Cigars 1 eral Stores) get his nickname of Supplying Time -
Suwannee High School :made his I I and cokes were passed around in "Pistol Pete?" .
way back to Georgia to' begin his I j proud fashion. Congrats1!! ILLNESS FATAL I

first days of work. As a clerk for j J tlon Mrs.) Luele Martinfail( Sac I MU Llllle Mae Jordan, employee ttr
the United Cigar Company in Atlanta I Lion returned from a week's vaea- of the Supply Department, I'
to
he became ready carryon, Rested In
acquainted with 1 : the sack, "down passed away early Monday morning V.
a field ho was to follow for years on the farm. 13 August 1915, following a
Mr. J. W. {
to Carson (Chief Clerk)I brief illness. Miss Jordan worked
come.Vet of World War I !i almost spent a night $in the woods In the Radio and Radar Section ..
recently with ; .
the
His career in the tobacco field! Missus and son !'t and had been employed In this de- "
was momentarily Interrupted, how I Billy.stormS Caught in one of the rare 'I] partment since November, 1914. I' if 4_ qStr
i while
ever, when he enlisted in the Ma I i fishing, his motor Funeral services and interment

rines. Qualifying as a sharpehoo I-'I I quit hour and they floundered for an I were held in Alamo, Georgia. .
er while in boot training at Parris'|', before rowing ashore. Lost? Surviving Miss Jordan are her

Island, he was sent to a machine They thought so parents, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel N. SE
,
gun school at the Savage' Arms I -,*--ji'- Jordan, Alamo, Georgia; and five

I Company in Utica, New York. brothers, Robert D. Jordan, Army

I Concluding three months at t-'SecNav I Air Corps; William E. Jordan, L
\ school, he was transferred ; Sends Tuscaloosa., Alabama; and James,
Quantico, Virginia, for another six | Earl and Hubert Jordan, all of Alamo ,
months of training, and thence to ", Georgia. ;
... New York to ship out. He arrived I Us "Well Done ___ I E
in Brest, France in ]
,September Clara
Speer (Purchase) was
1918, just in time to take in 1
one major battle (Champagne part i I Secretary of the Navy Jan>J'' very much thrilled over her first t
plane trip. She left recently for 1S
Sector Forrestal has sent the. following vacation
) before the \
signing of Armistice. j in Fort Davis C
congratulatory Texas. .
to all
Returning to the States message emI .
at the end of nine months, he was I I>I ployees of the Navy's shore establIshments : ----- --iti t- -- ,
; : Japan took the island pf Formosa
honorably discharged as a private, !i :'
the possessor of a good conduct The shore establishment of t sa from China by the treaty of
medal and star. II,|! Navy have completed a magnificent Shlmonosekl, at the close of these
Claude immediately Into task. In a real Sino-Jap war in 1895. :
the I very sen /
j' __.___ Wig
., swing of the tobacco, game again, they have keen part of the fightIng / --
and became a ,salesman for LI g. ( Navy.and their contribution t u meeting every demand. of our operating A MAN KNOWN 'TO JUST about every- employeeof the Supply

gett-Myers Tobacco Company inJacksonville. .the total 1'iaeffurt had ,been force and Accounting: Department Is AIr Kill J. ('balker, Timekeeper.-Mr.
In, 3,925 ,he .qeyered I Immeasurable. The faithful ,dUniliarge "On behalf of the Navy and thee Chalker is supervisor of the Timekeeping Section of the SupplyDe-
these connections and became salesmanager of essential+ duties, by tie nal| <>n, I extend+, to all, employees partment and,supervises the preparation and 'submission to the i Accounting -
for the El Moro Cigar personnel! ( of (hepe pt+Uom and sincere thanks and a.deserved Department of all dally time,and Wave reports of(all SUp-
Company of Greensboro, North their zeal for the task resulted la Well dI u T ply Department employees. '


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By lIm" TylerL i I than I ever heard in one place be- .
Lk Roberts is back from his I fore Even Mr Gilburg joined in by r 3s

vacation in New Orleans.., He was tooting an improvised horn. A little -

tElling about-a catfish dinner he I f' motor came down the aisle

had while in New Orleans.. The with the bell ringing and a sign

catfish weighed seventeen pounds. painted on the side "Georgia Cot-
6'lIo"ard Futch is back from his' ton Pickers wanted at $ .SO per

.. vacation which he spent in Orlando day." I +
and Tampa, ,Florida ;I The addition to the tool crib is I

It was a long way over to the open now and Helen and Mary say J

Navy Chow Hall, but everyone, they are in the Bird cage. ., 1
says it wax good chow'and worth Mildred S'w1 is back on the

walking. & long distance for. "B" shift again as of this week.
The boys in the lathe department Myrtle Tinker celebrated the ,

are very proud of the three war's end in Miami, Florida. She

new fans recently installed there. says everything was lovely except I
'Asked "Worry 'art" Cave how she was stung by a Stingaree and I

to spell his favorite word "Suey," that wasn't so bad as a. handsome I

He touldn't spell it. We asked him Coast Guardsman gave her first

If he meant for the girls to go aid treatment I I ,
away from him when he said Anna Marlow is getting along ? f

"Suey" .he says "No' sir" not very nicely since hr car accident. j

She is at work again.

that.The war coming to an end surely Floyd E. ,Cave is checking out,

'made the people in our shop going to a peace time job with a

happy. Long pent up emotionswere hardware company at Jacksonville
loosed. There was more noise Beach
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j IF I'ARTS'HE NKEDE11 to keep that "Corsair" running (or should we say "flving"), the young
be Miss Edna: M.: Marr: (seated),
that "give the word" would
lady in the Supply Department can you
.
"Thetumult and the shouting per did ill! Central Files tiled it Miss Marr Is the Senior Procurement Clerk for all spare parts for the "Corsair" plane F3U, FG, I

Oies" several months before, when Annie F3A. Shown with Miss Marr in the above picture are Frank Hanks, SKV3c, Leno Zeigler (membets of

NATechTraCen follows, once Laurie Sawyer turned darkhairedbefore the unit), Hartley Sleeves, (civilian, supervisor! of the Airframe Overhaul Section), and Leota Stro- '

again, peaceful pursuits. The last our veryyes.. Cute as a nach (also a'member of the unit).
flie-cracker! - --
Sew weeks have been unparalleledfor ---- ---

hectic activity, climaxed by a Elizabeth Patrick spent one of '
two-day holiday last week which the two-day holiday last week at Inspection .A & R

did little to calm the joyous exhu- the Gold Head Park. Very pretty.

berance. \V7ien An E for Effort should be Department .Time Accounting & Personnel Servicesby I
The"universal question, awarded Emma Sue McLeod for
surrender" has been Helen M. ,
will the Japs August 14th. Prepared for surrender By Styron "Jinx"The
succeeded by one not so generally dining the day, she had a For several months civilians of I Department -
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still to have realized that there I A & R Time Accounting
-applicable, but posed many noon-time feast ready in the office this city
NATTC IVb's: "How many points for everyone who cared to join the was an acute shortage of eggs, It including the Personnel -SAFETY '.(

does your husband have ?" celebration which was sure to has just been brought to our attention Service group, really enjoyed the

In this regard Jacky Patzke of come any minutes. Fruit, cake, that "Scrambled Eggs V-J holidays in a'big way. Never
the War Bond Office, offers her sandwiches after- Hats" are also scarce, at'least new Washes
candy even Headof before has there been so many jubilant
hUl'ba'nd's sixty-nine for show. He dinner mints were provided At ones. About a week ago the

is regular Navy however, and 1220,,while everyone was indulgingto the Inspection Department LI. people at one time and never

tan't apply On Jacky's birthday, her heart's and calorie) content Comdr Raymond I.. Smith, was before has there been a greater By C. R. Owens"

last week, he telephoned her front the cold-water news, delayingthe promoted to Commander. He started cause for so much happiness. Does railroad trespassing pay?
his advanced base in the Pacific. shopping for a Commander'shat
surrendercame the "A" Shift
morning
already postponed Friday 2000 were
talked for fifteen minutes to but to date has not been able Last year. trespassers
They over. the radio. Still ESMcbelieved walked in as sad sack would; A
knowof any and about 1600 injured.
the tune of Thirty Dollars, not.counting wouTu come. to find one. Should' anyone killed

tax. Sighed Jacky: When, It did the, that news night, she tele- a nice new "Scrambled Egg not because they didn't enjoy the lot of these folks were taking i

'Twas worth it." phoned her flier son In Arizona, Hat", please notify the Main Inspection holidays, but because they knew short-cuts! home.

but Helen Burgett's husband making her day complete.Lee Office.Metals the task of continuing where everything Those ttliort-rut proved to be j
Also In the Pacific, is point-con- stopped Tuesday night.They I
the most wistful Hanna writes from Rhode Machines the longest trips the victims ever
scions\ Hers was struggled hard all day and
that she wished she could but true.
remark of the week: "I'll believe Island were getting things in complete took. Tough,
the war Is over when he comes have been here to celebrate the StructuresBy order when the "Ole Clock" on the If there's a railroad track, be-
Office had
home" bitter end. as Central wall sail: 15oO:: and then the "B"' tween your home and your job
week from today, one ofNATthTraCen's planned. She and Ethel McQuage Ruth C. RaNdi
A Shift walked into the picture. I naturally are tempted to cut ,
loveliest ladies, aranged a V-J Day party ages ago, One look at any officer, civilianor you
of
Edith Johnson, of IBM, resigns to down to the "Mac will bring can- enlisted man in the past few They knew what was ahead I across it, particularly when you i

enter Florida State College for dy Lee the cookies, etc" stage! days will show just how happy we them down just and as worked the "A"like Shift bees so th'ysat onlyseating are tired or in a hurry It's a gam-

Women. Edith has been at N..ATTC1'in'e However, Me. Quage was 01lea'e Americans are to know that peace the ble you shouldn't take _it's a gam-
desk during
their twice
November of 19(3. Her place at the time, her young brother is here again and that soon our nation
I night. Well, to the amazement of ble you have no right to take, especially -
Christine Cat lisle. home front the wan visiting. I will be normal life
will be taken by living a the "A" Shift as they walked in while you'te a producer of
be
Also resigning, to re-enter That there will soon an exo- again, We might resolve now to be
NATechTraCeneis I Saturday morning, the "B" Shift that stuff that's winning the war.
school, is Gloria Wewer, Five-Hun- dus "home" for many bigger and better Americans, ever
I section had
Home is clerks in each division Railroad spikes and gravel can
is expected. .
dl ed', blond messenger. Speaking realizing that it Is our duty to preserve -
IVb's completed most of the holiday throw and injure painfully -
of blondes, Central Files' MatyLe all over America for our the peace for which we you you
and the kings de- work and now we're all standing So can wet and slippery tracks
'
"The captains
Rowland turned up a definite fought so long.Congratulations.
on two feet again, Many a minor fall turned into injury -
.
brunette the other day Carbon pa- part" are in order to
: Mitt Ruth Brooks, "A" Shift Supervisor because the person was!
the Head of our Department for
proved to be 'a challenge to Whit of Time Section has returned caught by a train before he could
promoted to Commander.This .
being
he set about to meet It. It weeks vacation out of the
STAMPS ney, so makes the Inspection 'son- front a two get way.
pet
I was commonly conceded that a nel very happy, Commander in Atlanta and we're glad to see Using trestles and narrow railroad
My M. T. Crummy successful cotton seed removing Smith. her smiling face back in our office bridges for footpaths is risky\

For our stamp story this week device would be very profitable again. lrM. :Sunny Cooper is vacationing business. Kids love to walk the
1iys. Lillian! Wolfe, Senior Clerk
the
and Whitney needed money. I with her family and In-
let us select American a stamp inventor honoring"another ,Eli- Up to that ,time only four of the Assembly Office, spent the laws in Kentucky, Illinois, and Indiana SW SAFE
uncle\ and
two weeks with her
past
could be hand cleaned by We miss her Sunny disposition
Whitney The stamp, a one cent pounds Mr. and Mis. H, J. New'berry
aunt she returns soon OFMHE>JOB TOO
the to- and
bright blue-gteen was Issued October one worker In a day, and hope ,
Tennessee.
In Memphis, I
Personnel
in 1791 was Miss Mildred Kiirditk,
7, 1940, at Savannah, Georgia, tal United States crop
200,000 pounds, compared We are very hap'py to welcome Assistant, returned Saturday from
and is one of a set'lea honoring ra- only about
.' bonus Americans. to present day 15,000000 I-t. (jg\) I.'.umnl (i. McAIMer to two weeks in Oklahoma City. Her

bales of about 500 pounds each. the Inspection Department as Officer son, Ross, was graduated from
Early in life he chose to utilize in Charge of the Assembly,, Norman and left immediately for
his time tinkering with mechanical By the late winter of 1893'hit- Metals, Machines and Structures Alameda, California, where he will HERE t5WN4T'S
devices in his fathet's repair shop ney had devised a large scale Division I be assigned to active duty. ti. EFJAK

in preference to farm work. Upon combing device, with a hopper The Metals, Machines, Structures c* McGAKNE
graduating from Yale in 179i in having side bars spaced to allow and Accessories Di'lsionwish
available cotton fibers to pass between the Elko Xev. (CNSi) A C Smart
arts, then the only course to express their appreciation 11245P iSEOpN
at Yale Whitney accepted bars a rotating cylinder with saw to those officers tesponsible for allowing pantless, was arrested on a down''" Jtii r Twb
position to teach at a southern or wire teetch passing between the the civilians to be served town street.'hat's the idea QAiLR0A0TACK

plantation, While on the boat bars to pull out the fiber, and a rotating lunch in the Main Station Galley he was asked. "Just a whim," he ,
the cotton replied The sentence: :SO: days for
bound for his new position he met brush to remove while the Civilian Cafeteria was .
.... -
I Mill Nathanel Green the widowof fiber front the cylinder teeth. \Nhit- dosed We feel sure that this exposes whimsical Smart. r'- .
constructing -------- -- --- 3
Gen Nathanel Green who had had trouble, l
ney the sentiments of all Civilians necticut. but It burned with all of .
fettled! ,!in Georgia after the Revolutionary his first model because he could assigned to this station. I ''"
and before -
the completed gins parts '
I ;
makIng 'IfI.'o
:
War, Mrs. Green was re- not find suitable! matel'ial'lol' Of much Interest to the depart'nient setious could be ( "-
a attempt /
turning to her plantation after a the saw tooth cylinder, so he is the marriage on Aug'ust10th :%
A
made to supply the market. second -
visit with relatives in New Eng- had to draw down the only avail- of I.nrt'IhIolht'r!I Y3c and r / '
factory was more profitable ..filr\ /
\
land. When reached Sa-1', azle wire to size to suit his pur- ;
a
Whitney I Clifton A. ll<>|>f, AMlc. Here's even if only a small market remained ," :.. 1:1:
vnnnah, Georgia, his prospectiveemployer I poses. With.,the cotton gin pro- wishing much happiness to both for cotton A War Department '. .'I.' I... ,..\'," .
.
refused to, pay the high duced it truly made cotton "king I gins. :I /1\,,\ r.'c' r7;
(100 dollars and of \Mntney received began. The first model was contract for 100,000 ,.,..1(<<0...... \\ ,,"'". ,\,
salary per year plantation" crops soon
models was obtained. This contract ..._........ "'" ....'
board) no he accepted Mrs. Green's a.patent on the cotton gin stolen and/ soon every ('ompett'nlcSl'penter

invitation to spend some time on March 14, 1791. and Immediately blacksmith was making \ was filled tools by for developing making interchangeable special ties, but an adult, though he 1

her plantation while looking for accepted the financial aid of Mrs. cotton gins. The partners wasted I power thus originatingthe knows better, often does it against ;:;
another position I Green's plantation manager a Mr. much time trying to collect their parts used his better Judgment. K
Miller to the cotton gin. and finally offered man production system so 'I
One day a number of gentlemen produce proposed royalty effectively by our manufacturersduring And there ate. still members of ,
dined with Mrs. Green. The agricultural The cotton gin received much to license any gin regardless the present war the "suicide squad" who will crawl 4

problems of growing cotton publicity, even before any facilities who may have made it, for $200. I under or between the cars of a
when two available for This price was too much too highto Whitney died in 1825, having received '
were solved; but or were supplyingthe standing train. Some will duck tinder a
more planters or plantation own- demand.. In 'the face of this collect, but they did !I'lllicenllt's very little remuneration a lowering gate to join the
I cotton one c>f the
front the gin
foUl were together the favorite top- I public demand and without any to several cotton growing states nineteenth long hat of people who have lout
ic of conversation was the problem.f manufacturing plants, he proposed for $00,000. This money was soon great intentions of the races! with trains. '
removing the seeds. Mrs. Green to manufacture and lease tc'ottun consumed in litigation. ith a Mr. ('entur0111': Government has honored t
his work by IIIImlngthis Dead workers! don't pull their
the exorbitant of one- Holmes '
facetiously referred her fellow gins at price I
the weight in the toughest war (n history -
planters! to Whitney for a solution third of. all cotton ginned. This I A plant to manufacture cotton stamp, commemorating invention \
built at New Haven Con-''J of the Cotton Gin by him. .
f f the problem. The conversation I proved premature, so their trouble gins was ,

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I I Fascinating Explanation of Atomic Discharge Setup



Energy Continued By Local Ensign Completed Here;

NATIC'ENTERTAINMENT ...... .
I ._ I
Editor's note: The practicaland -- --
theoretical consideration in conversion of mass to energy, the Bean In Charge !
harnessing atomic energy are I amount of energy liberated would
I nothing new to Ens. J V. Rice, be 18,000 million times as much Machinery for processing per.
I USffR, currently a studentn\ a' if the ton were burned in pureoxygen. sonnel eligible for discharge or release .
MOVIE SCHEDULE the Aviation Ordnance Officer I Experiments have proved, to inactive duty under provi.
I School He won a B 8. degree this theory correct, and wheneverI I slons of Alnav 196-45 was set in fj 1
\Y-MIDNIGHT MANHUNT with Ann Savage and William i* chemical engineering at Georgia I I transmutation or atom splitting motion this week at NATechTra* '.
Gargan, LULU IN HOLLYWOOD, cartoon: PET PROBLEMS, nov I Tech studied nuclear reaction [ occurs, matter is converted to energy Cen
elty: ARMY AND NAVY SCREEN MAGAZINE, at 1730 and 1930 I under Dr. William Pollard of I according to this relation. !1 Lieut. Clarence Bean Jr, Assistant .
FKII>.\Y AND S.-\TURD.U'-JOHNNY ANGEL with Signe I the University of Tennessee, now I To begin the job of breaking the Personnel Officer, was.
Hasso Claire Trevor, and George Raft: NO SAIL, cartoon, NEWS; at Columbia, and came to NAT I| force or barrier which surroundsobjective given collateral duties as Person
at 1730 and 1930.SUNDAYFALCON. TC from the General Ordnance ( our the nucleus, it 1 is nel Separation Officer for this: activity .
IN SAN FRANCISCO with Rita Cordayand School at Washington, D. C. He necessary that we have suitable .
Tom Conway: ITS YOUR MOVE, comely: TEE TRICKS, sports; fcrt.i very kindly prepared an article I tools or instruments with which All personnel with the required '
MARCH OF TIME; at 1500, 1730. and 1930. on the Development? of i to work, In this case they willconsist number of points and
lOsb.\Y AND TUESD.-\"--GEORGE WHITE SCANDALS with Atomic E" rgy" for the NATTC !of powerful beams or rays otherwise eligible: will\ be prooesse -
Joan Davis and Jack Haley TIGER TROUBLE, Disney cartoon: section 0"Iar Air News" which I strong enough to penetrate or sur .l as rapidly an possible.Lieutenant ,
NEWS; at 1730 and 1930.WEDNESDAYJIMMY. 19 to be published in three parts mount the protective energy fortification Bean said. Those
: STEPS OUT with Carol Lombard and The obwi>atw"" are those of the first thought leads eligible"' for immediate discharge
James Stewart COLLEGE BELLS, comedy at 1730 and 1930IIERK En*. Rice personally and are not us to the radioactive elements. In or release to Inactive status will
: .:.... _
H' 'A to be construed at official U. S. I 1895, Wilhelmi Roentgen, a Ger- he Interviewed by their reaper-
Nary ,statements, All .sources man physicist' found that an invisible live division officers "It the first
information are publicly atvitf- radiation blackened photo step in their demobilisation
tt.\n" able. The second of the three graphic plates when electrical discharge Actual discharges will not be ef
part followsWhen : I occurred in a vacuum tube. fected at NATethTraCen, it was
: scientists first began calculating Contemporary with this discovery explained Personnel will be processed
atomic weights it was was the observation by A, H, Bec- here and transferred to the
:. found that results from various querel that uranium emitted personnel separation center near
parts of the world differed al- strange rays indicating that there I est their home for final action.
\ though the experimental methods I might even be disintegration of I However, it was pointed out that
\!( used were very similar. The reason the element. Further search revealed -, immediate needs of the Naval ... ..)
\1 1JI. for this was explained beyond that three types of rays : Service would not permit the release -
',J any doubt by Dr. Aston who developed I were given off: Bet rays, composed of certain' classifications of
j. .( a mass spectrograph that I of rapi.J1yving electrons; personnel' at the' present time.
\ APPPOACHINNCUTROM In order that the dentobillztlon *-
at.f! \ .,t ENERGY plan may be placed in operation
11' 't1 4aRRSCR9z with a minimum of do-
) lay, N.\Tec'hTraOn personnelwere
PaoroHs ':; requested to refrain' from
<\ visiting the Personnel Office to
..: '" .. .ti t n; 11) inquire about individual raxes.
: 143 NEUTRONS ;.' All information will be published
;! as soon as It Is available and
\ ..wl '
all applications will be handled '
through division officers.At .
::: \/ the time of their interview
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i 1AJA 1'J URANIUM NEUTRON APPROACHES NUCLEUSAS SPU1SHiS: fROm n TTCfHlf


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TODAY AND SUNDAY-Rita Corday and Ann Smag
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SPECIAL Aboard EVENTS RADIATED ,


'RUHY-BOXING TOURNAMENT FINALS, at open air boxing
arena: at 2000WAVES> I By I-aurrne turns, YSf __
ENERGY
Recreation and Athletic Area: Archery equipment.avail ,. News of the war's ending was
able for men and WAVES. received by Waves in Bks :51 and ,
GOLF tTATIOCOtJRSE.. Daily from 1000 to 2000. Open to 54 with loud squeals and a buzz of
all personnel. Clubs available at gear locker in NATTC Auditorium CG Ie, L) activity followed with all sorts of
GOLF INSTRUCTION for NATTC personnel by R W. Reynolds, celebrations The party in. Bks.
SpA)2c( 1300( to 1530. (Special classes for WAVES by appointment). 51 for Scotty- turned into a vic-
Sign up at Shack.SWIMMING tory party with Frieda Larsen as
DULY. Recreational period for enlisted men, their MC Scotty was presented with
guests, wives, and WAVES from 1800 to 2100 at NATTC pool No 1. a gift from the Waves in the barracks
Saturdays-Co-recreational period horn 0830 to 1200; 1300 to 1700; and B Calhoun served that
1800 to 2100. Sunday-Co-recreational period from 1200 to 1700, and delicious chocolate cake and ice
1800 to 2100.IIOSTEh3. cream Everyone was happy and
HOUSE open daily from 1530 to 2100. Saturdays and y sang in high spirits.
Sundays from 1100 to 2100. For NATTC enlisted personnel and relatives TWO NEW :Midst" the excitement' of 1 going .
and guests. NUCLEI FORMED on liberty for celebration of
NATTC L1BR\R\ open daily from 0800 to 2100. the victory In Ilk*. 31, a photographer
BOWLING daily at Ship's Service from 1200 to 2030 AS NEUTRON HITS edged his way into the
lounge and succeeded' In
Ashore/ I snapping
revealed atoms of the same element : Alpha rays, composed!! of positively a cozy picture of Lucille
(
SUN D.I Y-Trip to Silver Springs for all NATTC personnel and having different weights charged particles actually the nuclei I Lawrence and a blusliipg sailor
guests. Tickets $23! round trip. Bus leaves at 0830 from circle out- These different weight atoms were of Helium atoms; and Gamma I leaven wait caught by cameraman -
aide Main Gate. Leaves Silver Springs at 1800. Special rates for called isotopes, and were different rays, radiation waves similar in attempting to make a phones
servicemen and women at Silver Springs. in structure within the nucleus effect to X rays and described by I tall to Philadelphia; and three
JACKSONVILLE E.-\CIIES--Bust'l leave at frequent intervals where the number qf neutrons per the quantum theory in terms of I Waves were snapped In a religious
from Union Bus Station, corner Bay and Hogan Streets. Surf bathingand atom varied. For example, titanium I photons. I mood coining out of the
other recreation at one of worlds finest ocean beaches. Bus 236 is composed of 92 pro- I All elements above lead In the (hapel.,
fare 25c. tons, 144 neutrons, and 92 elec- periodic table (a total of ten, two The big issue now is "How
NAVY MOTHER'S HOSTESS LOUSE, 101 East Church Street. trons, while Uranium 235 is com of which have not been isolated) many points do you have" and
USO CENTERS at 122 West Forsjth Street; above 'Blanding Bus posed of 92 protons 143 neutrons I emit these strange rays. The radiations -I when one Wave asks another that
Station; Church and Newnan Street; 311 West Duval Street USO and 92 electrons. Since elements i i emanate from the nuclei I question, she is not speaking of
WOMEN'S DIVISION 43 West Monroe Street. usually occur in mixtures of isotopes I of the atoms, but no means has yetI 'rationing Already, post-war plan-
CANOEING, FISHING, AND BOATING: Cedar River on San a* explanation is obvious I Continued on Page Twelve fling is in progress. Eagerly Waves
Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus, three blocks from last stop on for the fact that atomic weights are thumbing through "..Mademoiselle" -
San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, 50c; canoes-$1.00 per hour; motor often differed in various localities, I In picking out civilian ..
boats-$2,00 per hour, five to eight people per boat and that the numbers weren't Appreciation I wardrobes- of sweaters anti +.. .
IIOKSEBACK HIDING: MAGNOLIA STABLES. San Juan Avenue whole. I! dresses and hats with flowing veils Ii
and Lakeshore Blvd. $1.00 per hour for two hours; $1,50 per one The above observations brought i and flowers At this point, we
renewed interest in the nature I might mention a few of the Wave
of
'
hour; groups of eight or ten-$1.00 for two hours. HYDE PARK
STABLES, San Juan Avenue-Jl,00 per hour any time. I the atomic nucleus, so let us now who have been on the station since
look at It 22
more carefully. August 1944. Among these
All States Shown I I An inmate of an insane asylum I First, it is easy to see that a tre- i 'firsts" are Brooks, Burks, Gram-
; was a record-breaking consumer mendous force must be holding the mentz, Hatfield, Kelln, King
protons closely packed I Lewis, Forrest, Scott, Walle and
Minor Lone Georgian
among
'
of books, z
I Every day he would visit I themselves, for the electrical revulsion I 1 a Ziemer.
If any one is in doubt as to the library, carry away an armload set up by the positively I< I Taking advantage of the two-
whether or not it's a cosmopolitancrowd I i( of literature Finally one day, I charged protons would be enor- r w a x6x day holiday, everyone Mattered
at NATTC, he should have ) as a test; the librarian handed him mous, and the natural tendency off "like a herd of turtles" to
attended the "All-States Hop"staged I I of the particles would be to dis the hea<'hes, Daytona, or St. Augustine. .
for students in the audi a copy of the telephone directoryThe seminate. Scientists have decided One little group, Don
torium last Friday night. man came back after 5 hours, that this force is a third force of I nell' yiminerman. Tobin and

The auditorium emphasized the thumped down the heavy volume, nature, far more powerful than : Redman discovered good libertyat
and streamers I gravity or electrical Sea island
"states" angle, and asked for another book "But I forces It''
stretched from a huge map on the I must also be realized that this : Dorothy Stober's wedding to
stage to various areas on the auditorium I surely you have not read that one third force acts as a barrier to1 I I Lloyd Hetrick took place at the
floor which had been designated In this short tim What did you keep particles out as well as to Protestant Chapel the 18th, with
I for the 43 states of the I think of it !"' Well said the in- i keep the nuclear parts in, I I the reception held at the Hostess
Union. I mate "I We are now ready to ask the House Dorothy Ludwig and Rita.
judiciously, thought the
question, "Where Plaques like this King were the bride's
Late in the evening a roll call lies the source nlrl'll..ln attendants.
of states was made and dance. par plot was terrible, but, man alive, of tremendous energy, an amount appreciation of the four commands Cottrell and Costello are next in .
ticipants hovered In their own what a cast. I so great that one bomb is able to at the Naval Air Station line for best wishes. Both have ,.)
designated are' Every state was destroy a city having a population 1 were presented to representatives currently received new sparklers. '
I of 300,000!" of two daily The "All-State Hop" chalkedup
but Willie Mae Minor, nt'w"lal.nallli | was
represented, The man was of middle age, but .
four
radio stations In another
Jacksonville as successful
Sic, who keeps folks supplied with powerfully built and of a healthy For the answer, it is necessary dance
during a dinner held In Friday night Towers
stock from the storeroom in the He to to turn to Mystie came
complexion. was trying en- a fundamental of Ein-
I the (rt fleers Club Tuesday back
night.Itesldes humming
Administration building, was a list in the Marines, and was giv- stein's theory of Relativity In : "Maryland, My
RadiI Station Wi D
(), as Maryland, and Presley somberly
very lonesome child. She was the ing an honest account of himself. this work, he states that energy
shown In
the plaque above similar chorused "The
of Texas
Eyes Are
only one representing the fair state "I'm a nudist, sergeant," he said, is proportional to "mass, times the mementos, suitably inscribed, Upon You.
of Georgia. I "and the father of eleven children" velocity of light, squared: In went to the Florida Times-. And What's this we hear about, ..; .
"Nudist hell," rasped the irate other words, if we could destroy I Union' J.irks-onvlllri' Journal. Lucy Atkins} being rescued by the'
Girls;: If at firms you don't sucCeed officer. "You just never had time I t a ton of coal in such a manner Station W.J.X'taU'1: %%'91 lilt Coast Guard at the Ordnance &
,, cry, cry again! I to dress" that there would be a complete and Station WI".'. Gunnery Picnic at Fernandina,

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NATTCenter Personnel Observe Peace Announcemnt Various Ways

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There were four of themall I '

aviation ordnanceme n--who z c
checked Into the Naval Air Technt. I :

cal Training Center In Jacksonville %
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Rr z LY
together. ,.
was'hotsticky hotand the
It
four held their check-In sheetswith \

sweat-streaked hands. It's ,: .
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rot hard to be hot in "blues" in the
middle of Summer in Florida. Noneof
them wore combat ribbons, but -
you could tell they'd been in ac t m

tion. You could sense It, some I

how.Actually, their service records, I

At this writing, authorize them to .
wear the American Theatre, Asiatic
Pacific four stars) and Phil :

ippine Liberation (two stars) rib '

b
bons.All of them had Iwn aboard '

the carrier Intrepid since her *
commissioning In September of 'L mc
.. 1013 until they were assigned", in

June, 1945 to the'laUon Fire .
Control School here. What wentIn
between lies formed the front M

pages of every newspaper for the ..
: t
past :20 month

Chief Aviation Ordnanceman
Donald E. Gamble of Crab Orchard 4

West Virginia tall, blond, ;

with a soft-Southern accent, called" it
the Intrepid the "Mystery Ship. 4:

while Jacob 1* Kaufman, AOMlc.
of Elizabeth, N. J., supplied the ;

answer. ____ &
"We called her that because nobody ;? z r
knows about her. She made I

the papers once, in a fairy tale
somebody dreamed up In Washington ,
but that's all the credit we

pot. Why once, Admiral Halsey
told us there were only three carriers p pi 1

In Task Force 58. We were

one of them. tx

lie spoke as though something
were irritating him way down. I
"This morning, I was at chow
and the guy next to me says,
'What ship you off, Mate ? I tell
him the Intrepid. So he said, 'One
of them British Jobs, c:h?' I coulda
him" Security then--now -
flocked -
everyone knows of the Intrepid.I
i
:
Kaufman is no idealist. At 38,
he's been around too long to go off

half-cocked) because somebody
ztv-
didn't recognize his ship. a
The four of them have the tame ,

reverence for the Intrepid a flier I

has for MsRobert rtlflnp" ; PersonnelGet
Lee Patterson, AOMlc: Rationing Is Off On Advancements Go Have Chance Get NATTC

of le Moines, Iowa, was the !
third checking In. Friendly, withan All Tobacco Items Break

when easy he grin said,, he"The went only! serious times Cigarette, cigar\ and Service tobacco)}t'- I To 104 In AugustAdvancements I Aviation LibraryFor 2-Day

when rationing at Ship's I \ this side of heavenwas
in dry-dock were Everything
we were of the In rating for 104 Use
memory
another Post-War officials
shot too much to came turned by NATTC
we float.were You'd up think you'd get war t n s p I II' e d Inconveniences enlisted personnel were announced \ last week to make the double end.ofhostilities .

used to being hit, after you'd had Monday ht'n an AIStaCon was for this week by the NATechTraCen Men who wish to acquire an authoritative holiday a pleasantone
times You don't." I received cancelling) provisions Educational Office. yet Inexpensive library for NATTC personnel
It three
of rationing contained In a Secretary the list were 35 men I aviation subjects to take with
John William Seiden, AOM2c 11 I' Topping of Morning orders which usuallyare
Brooklyn, New York, began to tell of Navy letter dated who made AEMlc. They included: them when they leave the serviceare I distributed after noon for the

about those three times. The May. William H. C. Bennett, FrederickW. buying: Aviation Training I following day were rushed through
stories, as the four told them, Since I rationing personnelhave Bosland, Walter B. Burns, William Course books, recently made available and distributed the middle ofl'm'ednesday
sounded like plenty of action and been allowed) six packages \ M. Churchill, Julian P. Cook, to individuals through NATTC morning, even thoughi'irtually
week, 21 cigars, A. Cook, Fred W. Croy, Service.
the ordnanceman saw it straight. \gart'ttt'llt'r\ Lewis Ship's I \ all civilian personnel who
He knew it was. or four ounces of tobacco.gnus I Adrian Faasse, Frederick A. Although the original supply of usually produce the mimeographedjrders
The action included being tor- ---------------- -- -- I Fuchs, Steve J. Halanskl, Thomas these books has been exhausted, I had remained home Wednesday -

pedoed off Truk in February of \ ," moment, Harper, Robert N. Hoover, WilliamJ. a new shipment is expected this I morning, on advice of Jacksonville -
stopped a F. Janecek,
recital Albert
The Hurst Jr.,
orders
The
1944, being attacked by Japanesedive ordnancemen told of Bernard C. week. \ radio broadcasts.
Luzon in and then the Armand C. Kerber the I Center to on a
bombers covering the 1945 editions of authorized the go
I The new
i bomber getting Linebach,
November, and in April of 1945,, the Jap dive with the messmen. Kirkham, Franklin Kenneth H. R. McIntyre Training Course books were designed Sunday status for Wednesday and
Kyushu, Japan. i gun captain Daniel-J. McDade, I eliminate all confidential Thursday which meant a near 48-
to
who had stayedat Floyd A. i iI
It Is difficult i The gun captain Phillip E. Miller matter half the personnel
.Oklnawa reason, cut off. and restricted subject hour liberty for
with both legs J. Nicholson, :I
> tine of those' engagements his gun I Neubauer, George Parker Jr. so that the books could be sold to an extra day for the rest.Regular .
and we John E. ,
and say It was less or "He was an Indian Charles Oliver, individuals both In and out of the I for enlisted men
another For Gamble called him Pancho. A helluva good Stanley J. Parzuchowskii'aldo series pay but
more than \ \ Naval service Titles in this scheduled for Thursday,
matteroiiact Fernand V. Pilosl, liarold was
and Kaufman, October In 1914, guy." Their voices were F. Perry. nA "a"" 'v'>'il- available so far Include: I the Disbursing Office dug in, revised :
< i icnes. men 1'osr, Paul >ti. "<"'h' .
A. .
50 miles off Formosa' Is whatthey in precise .T'I AIRCRAFT ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS schedule, announcingthat
their F. Rose its pay
told the story of Pancho, M. Read, Leslie
told this son
remember. They ADVANCED
eyes Thurs
LouisA. (35 cents) ; officers would be paid
usual Scott
C.
"story, together, and writing It, It buddy, and fires, and accompanies the B. Rushton, Rufus Guido A. Zambotti., WORK IN AIRCRAFT ELECTRICITY day instead of Wednesday, and
It to Gamble said controlled panic that Smith and AIRCRAFT
Impossible May hat advancements Included: (40 cents); shoved the enlisted payroll
this and Kaufman said that. disaster. The next day they Other cents) AIRPLANE
INSTRUMENTS ((40 ; Wednesday morning.
back ir Hindman Bkrlc. through
the the guns and the Intrepid Henry L. (30
They spoke same thoughts."We \ M. STRUCTURES well\
George with their jeans
B. Anderson Sailors
Lester
reveille for the operation. PROPELLERS
held Japs, -
AIRCRAFT
serenadedthe Patterson and Seiden told of Clemens, Carmen L. Cox, Sterling cents); filled with a half month's pay setout
their story began. "We cents) PHOTOGRAPHY
for a Fairbanks, Rob- ((40 ; Wednesday, but civilian -
raids M. liberty
Jack
air on
out R. Daniel,
buzzards for two days and two sweating I VOL. I (60 cents); PHO- merchants had
Gordon
nights, and then, one midnight,, month, the month beginning ert E. Higdon, Morton Lamm TOGRAP.HY, VOL II ((55 cents); officials and wouldn't get to
attackedand Albert Sclig, Stephen that they
they caught on. Twenty-four when the Franklin was I. Oviatt, READING AND agreed
flares make it light... We coulda' the Intrepid moved Into posi Sipos, Charles A. Stehlin, Joseph BLUEPRINT LAYOUT WORK (30 cents); ADVANCED spend It-at least the day follow of
told of a month of I A. Withers, Clarence announcement of the end
Venit George ing
read a newspaper, If anyone hada tion. They J. WORK IN AIRCRAFT
In the night, rockets during N. Yadon and Edward G. hostilities. Jacksonville and Jack.
newspaper and had time to readit Bogeys RADIO (50 cents) ; and AIRCRAFT -
it was so light the day and " "Hit 'em again, harder," and Willie drums. As much as a Coca-
"This was In October. November I Imogene B. Presley books are 200 to 500 pages
These! sought with avengeful
the Navy said the Japs had for a slogan.Seiden C. Robinson, Y2c. I In length. They are fully illustrated Cola had to be and for
to suicide against said, "You can tell the Smith SCB)2c.) I determination as
begun use planes Roy F. and have been written to
American people where all ,their Emmet R. anything stronger- -;it just wasn'tto
us. The Intrepid got the preview Robert V. Belnap, include all the latest informationon I
on suicide planes, but we didn't ham went to. For seventeen" days: Conklin, Jr., Frank J. Cruz, Don the aviation subjects theycover. be had Wednesday. .
. call them Kamikazes. I ate ham sandwiches C. Gifford, Lester J. Huston, Ernest Many a sailor, having sought in
.. "It's not like seeing! them In I Everybody eats sandwiches and H. Lohman, Edward J. Moller, Much of the data included will vain a bit of nourishment, had to .
the movies The baby we got drinks coffee on GQ. The Intrepid! Jr., George W. Peck William B. be useful in civilian occupationsas return to NATTCenter to get so

cash dived, hut he was on lire had ham sandwiches. sheets Perry, Jr., James O. Pugh, William well as in Naval activities. I much as a bit of food. ,
nil the time We shot him up a After their check-in were H. Ray, Louis E. Serio, WilliamD. I. to theiraviation 1 _is__ :
Kaufman asked "Do me a Men wishing to add
Aft of the signed, G. Williamsand
little. So he hit us. Timlin, Howard
All
the "Golf is you
favor Don't say anything aboutus library after leaving Marine- 'easy.
AEM3c.
number two elevator.Ve got Albert H. Wiebe, "
In relations but put In a word ,for the Intrepid AMM3c. Navy may continue to order new do Is smack the pill and walk.
a good lemon' race Billy M. Lane, Just
?" of the Aviation Training VE-"lIow interesting.
will you M. editions
utter he hit lie wiped out a Edward W. Harris Virgil
ri books as they become tike some of the automobile sides
-% [- M3c. Course .
whole crew of colored messmen Pugh and Alfred J. Tipton, '<
Sure J like you, but save your Continued ,a' volunteer crew, who were Continued on rage Twelve .
inning 'guns.! 110.also got their maneuvers for .the Navy.


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Twelve NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 23 August, 1945

d I .

I I \ All States Hop Brings 'Em InHere Kirkpatrick Will Tournament Will



Go For Berth On
Wind Up Fights


tSHIPS Fliers Grid ClubNext Tomorrow NightPlenty


Monday a NATTCenter of action awaits NATTC
COMPANY PROFILES physical training instructor will
boxing fans who make it to the
begin again dally treks to Main-
tomorrow night
open air arena
side where he will work out with ..
Loaded down with 48 points la the finals in the Center-wide bo .
Jr. Yeoman the NAS Fliers in for ,
Jesse Robert Law, a preparation tournament. Last of the pre'
second class, of Asheville, North the approaching 1945 football sea ing
I liminaries were to take place, with
Carolina. .
For the past year, In the Person- :, son.This working out-and playing-- the cream of the tourney being

nel Office of NATechTraCen, Law with the Fliers won't be any new served, Friday beginning at 2000.
has been handling discharges and stint for W. H. Kirkpatrick, SpA( ) The second round of preliminaries
re-enlistments for other enlisted Ic. He started every game for and the finals were sched-
men, but he hopes it won't be too the Fliers last year-in fact started uled for last Wednesday and Friday
long before he starts typing up his every half-and played mostof but end of hostilities in the

own discharge. He is the only -'J Y ._ ,,__w-ev.rntKe 114'.-IT the way. ,Pacific resulted In the postpone
"
Personnel applicant at this writingto of are some of the stags whose hopeful waiting drew rewards Kirk tips the scales at 208; his ment of the boxing program until
qualify under the provisions before the evening was over at the All States Hop held last FridayIn head reaches Into the air six feet, this week.
ALNAV 19645. Law enlisted the NATTO auditorium. The NATTO Air Raiders furnished one and a half inches. He's plenty Whatever the tournament con-

I in the Navy In music for the unique affair arranged as a students' dance. Every rugged and Is ideal fora line posi testants may lack in scientific skill,
1 hniftrv 1942 state was represented. tion. Last year, he played right they're more than making up with
'(i iits-- guard and expects to occupy that punch and give-and-take. In fact,
( 1 pMay of ) the Schedule Games Football Is In The berth again this season. in watching the first round of the

a He wasn't around in 1943 when preliminaries, fans decided those
same year Air
tour of sea duty ; Invitation Is the Air Raiders took to the grid- Swank billfolds, which go to the

led him to Porto For Air RaidersThere Issued For Players iron and the road. Part of that winners, and silver Identification
S \t Rica, Cuba and season he was at Bainbridge, and bracelets, to the runners-up, must
the Nether- Sailors, Waves, and Marinesat played with that outfit's highly be even more scarce than most
lands West In- probably isn't a bit of use NATTC-If they're still here rated eleven. had imagined.

of writing and printing this for -will get to see plenty of football Falkville, Ala., claims Kirk as These fights tomorrow night areas ...\
dies.Of none of it likely will come to pass this fall if the hopes and the I
the Car- its native son and in high school free to NATTC personnel as
-but TJoiit. Makeever'sNATTC !!
Jessie R. Law, Y2ctbbe a n and Midge plans of the Physical Training he was around whenever the call ocean-cooled breezes or Florida
Air Raiders have some
Department materialize. came for football. One he when can get it).
South American climate, Law says, baseball games' scheduled duringthe spring, sunshine ( you
"It's like Jacksonville... Law was week. Lieut. Rex Enright and C. C. worked out with University of Alabama The only cost is to the participantsIn
assigned to NATechTraCen in coming all bolstered two anda Kelly said this week that they freshmen, but never got bruises, hours of training and
May, 1944, after 24 months on ad-, half They weeks were when they finally hope to work up a four-team back to Tuscaloosa for a regular working out, etc.
ago
yanced bases. league similar to the one which season. There will be seven or eight
had the privilege of playing on a
He says the present discharge semi-dry diamond against MoodyAir played; last year. Uniforms are Here at NATTC, Kirk teaches hardly-fought bouts on the card
system is "a reasonably fair one," Field and took the visitors on hand and it Is hoped that hand-to-hand combat soccer, and tomorrow.
and effect practice can begin early In Sep- football.
but admits its full force here 2-1, but that was after amonth's -i-:
hasn't reached him yet. "Then, layoff, and up to the early tember, with actual play start- .....-
would, Ing the latter part of the month.If Lieut. Is
too, he smiles, "any system part of this week they hadn't Gene Buffalino Perry
\ be a fair one, if it put you out on played since. the four teams materialize,

top." The game scheduled with May- two games will be staged each: Makes "Fantail"
"Before this announcement came i port NAAS last Monday was week during the football season, Backstroke Tops

out, I'd figured it would be a year called off because of wet grounds. offering plenty of action and en- Many will remember Gene Buf-
to 18 months before they'd get Tuesday the Air Raiders were tertainment for personnel here. falino, SpAlc( who was attachedto Lieut. (Jg) Helen Perry, con
around to me," he went on. "That's scheduled to play Waycross Army Teams making up rflb league last the NATTC Physical Training trary to previous reports, broke
why I can't get over it." Air Field here and Wednesdaywere year came from bhlp's Company, Department before being trans- the Florida A.A.U. outdoor senior
Law is right on the ball about to trek to Valdosta and M.A.D., AEM School and ARM ferred to the Naval Hospital at women's backstroke record when
post-war plans. A salesman for Moody Field. Next Monday Mari- School. There of course will hate Bethesda, Md. They will be inter- she participated in the State
r- the Coca-Cola Bottling Company anna Army Air Field, there, is on to be a different setup this year, ested to know that he is quoted in A.AU. meet in West Palm Beach
in Asheville for four years, Law the list, and Wednesday the Air as the ARM School is gone, and the "Fantail Forum" departmentof 29 July.
expects hell return to "the pause Raiders are to make another at- the marines are vanishing. the current issue of All Hands. Authority for the statement is
that refreshes.. tempt to reach Daytona Beach and Men Interested In playing In A question of the month is put to Ben York, chairman of the Florida -
Serious and quiet, Law reads for play Welch Convalescent Hospital.At the league should get in touch enlisted personnel through that department A.A.U. records committee.

relaxation and admits movies, all any rate, the Air Raiders are with the Physical Training Department This month the ques- "The A.A.U. records committee,
kinds of movies, are for him. well on their way to establishingsome tion was, "What's the best liberty after digging through the old files
"I don't" have much time for kind of a record in games -"=a.- town you ever hit?" and records, discovered that the

could sports,have he studied says. shorthand"I suppose and I postponed or cancelled during a NATTC Softball StandingsResults Beside his picture Buffalino Is 100-yard record of 1:16 established

season because of rain. and wet quoted as placing Washington, by Mary Shepard, way back in
made first class, but it Just wasn'tin ( to 20 August)
me." grounds. Officers' D. C., at the top of the heap noting 1936, at the Lake Worth Casino
Law attended Asheville public -va- LeagueW L that he has been up and down the pool was broken on March 5, 1944,
East Coast from Florida to Frankie Rose of West Palm
Massa-
by
schools, and was graduated from More About Aviation Library Administration 7 1
the Biltmore Junior College and Schools 4. 4 chusetts. In Washington, he says, Beach when she did the 100
Business College there. Continued from Page Eleven Students 3 :5 "Folks are mighty friendly to serv- In 1.15: : : and Sunday in the State I

Asheville is home also, for his available. It is intended to keep Ordnance 2 6 icemen, there's flocks of goodlooking meet (31 July) Helen Perry
girls, there's lots of to broke Frankie Rose's record of
wife, the former Caroline Starnes, the books up-to-date with annual things
who is with him in Jacksonvillenow. revisions during peace time. Those American do and plenty of places to see." 1:15: : and established the new rec-
out of the service may procure LeagueW L Before being sent to Bethesda, ord of 1:12: which, I am sure will
them through the Office of the AEM Operations 7 0 Buffalino was transferred from stand for a long time," Chairman

More About AdvancementsContinued Superintendent of Documents, Marines 2 0 NATTO to the Naval Hospitalhere. York said.Katherine.
Washington D. C. Rawls in
AFC 3 2 previous reports
from Page Eleven Among books to appear soon in Av'n. Ordnance 2" was credited with possess-
Carl J. Janes, TM3c. the training course series are ing the backstroke women's recordin
Training Division 1 5 tion. A given amount of one of
Dorothy D. Mann and Nelma AVIATION SUPPLY and AIR- Adv. Ordnance 1:5: the more active elements, radium Florida, but the committee could
Sessions, Y3c.Mathew CRAFT TURRETS, both of which requires 1730 years to disintegrateby find no record of this. Miss Rawls
Plovanich, SK3c. were prepared from sources at the National League one-half. Although the produc- does hold a number of women's
Edmund IL Griffith, SCB)3c. Naval Air Technical Training Cen- W L tion of energy is very important, A.A.U. records in Florida.
Lucy B. Byrne, Frances M.
,
Maher, Shirley Weaving, Benja- ter, Jacksonville. Basic Elec. 5 0 the nature of the rays prove to ,be Miss Perry is attached to the
-
min H. Adler; B. Baich Er- Turrets 6 3 even more Aviation Ordnance Officer Schoolat
Joseph ,
WAVE: "Did"T ever show you Phase X 3 3 so.Continued
( ) NATTC.
nest J. Beauchene Almon A. Bice
where I was tattooed?" Cooks & Bakers 3"
Wayne L. Cadwallader, James F, "
Boy Friend: "No! Police 2 3
Clayton, Charles IL Drake, Ken- WAVE: "I'll point it out some- PT & Welfare 1 4 Bulkhead .
neth C. Hodges, Francis W. Inch, time when we're passing the place. '
Sr., Russell E. Johnson, Louis L.
-i-: Schools League!
Kosmata, Rockford Lewis, Shel-
W L
don M. Major, James F. McCray, The Authahl/ Bks. 53 4 0 ..
Lora F. Monroe Ross W. Ogletree ".
u .___ ,_. Bks. 6 1 : .t ':
Donald Osborne, Clarence H. l
Bks. 60 2 2 't'j 'A.'
Phelps, Robert T. H. Priest, Rob- Bks. 2 2 3 .. ..1't
ert H. Smit Paul H. Gor- .
Uerling, Bks. 5 2 f ',
don W. Valade and Howard J.
.+k gI3 Bks. 61 1 4
Waller, Sic.Discharge.

-*-Wj-- AEM League

Setup W L
Completed Here Bks. 16 5 2
Bks. 18 5 2
Continued from Page Ten Bks. 13 4, 2

with the division officer, appli- Bks. 17 3 4, .
cants will fill out a separation eli- Bks. 14, 1 4,
gibility form giving the required Bks. 15 1 :5 1
information for processing the application ?
Fascinating Explanation h t d I r/ { .y .

from Except Its provisions for personnel for the excluded time Of Atomic Energy

being, Alnav 196-45 authorizesthe Continued from Page Ten t4'I. "
demobilization of personnel been revealed by which emissioncan I.
with the required number of be speeded up or retarded. / l4' .
points computed on the basis of o. When these rays are given out, the 'r
one-half point for each year of element is transmuted into another I 4Wes
age figured to the nearest birth- element having a different nuclear
day one-half point for each charge because of the loss of the

month of active service since 1 .J..J.:,. Alpha rays. By these emissions,
September 1939, and 10 pointsfor Just In case you've been wondering "uranium 238" passes to "lead 208"
dependents, this being the who write those uplcey' in fifteen steps. Calculations show .
maximum number of points little accounts of the mighty efforts that energy according to Einstein's
credited! for a dependency state of the T Dhlslon's Softball theory is liberated during these
regardless of the number< of de- I team, introduced herewith Is disintegrations, but the mass Involved -
pendent Clarence 1'<. (Lefty) Shelton, is so small and the natural
To be eligible for release, the Spl)2/c( ) who I..* In NATTCrs process so slow that it is impos-
following point scores must be accumulated IBM office. Although Lefty sible to utilize the energy as it
: male enlisted person takes a verbal poke at many of exists. For example, an ounce of ,
nel, 44; female enlisted personnel, hU teammatse In his tales of the uranium after passing through the
29; male commissioned and war tram's play, Shelton himself series would now represent 08653(')
rant officers? 49; female commissioned comes In for a full round of ounces of lead, 0.1345: ounces of "Personally, I'd rather give my name in these raids
and warrant officers, 35. uritten jibes. helium, and 0002 ounces of radia.w. than try to make a break for it,"

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