Jax air news
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Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 27, 1945
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Duval -- Jacksonville -- Jacksonville Naval Air Station
Coordinates: 30.235833 x -81.680556 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
General Note: Publisher: Holt Pub. Co., <1971-1979>; ADD Inc., <1993>.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 10, no. 24 (Sept. 18, 1952).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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VOL. 3, No. 42 ? ,y, 27 December, 1945 ',

.. Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Training CommandU.


1945 Eventful Year, Brought Many Changes To NAS Jax I]

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: CHRISTMAS\ ABOARD STATION I SANTA-VISITS NAS .. .. ..nn _._..... .. -'.. .... _.M ..W..w._.__._... ; Final Year Of

: : "i" IS QUIET BUT MERRY : I War Marked ByDemobilization

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**..ti..? t. fNAS Jacksonville seemed different, somehow, during the

i :. '!Llf pas YWe k-end. A strange quiet descended upon the streets, 6 3'n I;,

the buildings, the hangars, and the field, a silence which I 3 >

seemed even deeper by contrast with the noisy hub-bub/ which .L'M 7A i V-E Day, V-J Day

.. enveloped everything Friday afternoon as thousands of sail- ____ Among Highspots

ors and WAVES hurried off to catch trains and buses

homeward bound! 11 Of Outgoing YearSee .

No, there \\crent many of the (!': Photos on Page { A 3))

crew left aboard it looked as if

the station were deserted. Forth Cautions Given "Peace on earth, good will

that time in its history all activity of
i to men That is the theme
was practically at a stand,
still at NAS. But for those who For Heat WasteIn the Christmas season, but at

were aboard, many of them spend- order to eliminate the waste \ the start of the rear 1915 it

ing their last Christmas in uniform of heat during the cold spell Cap- 4j7 \j'j'I seemed as if that theme were

it was a week-end few of I Ventres Public Works
tain D B in the far distant future. Now
them will\ forget. Every provisionwas
Officer, outlined a list of Instruc-
: the :year is past but our many
made to provide an all tions last week for the guidance of
program of religious activities and all hands h 1' ,t tr3 prayers, wishes and dreams ,_ _.
entertainment which would make I started to true.
have come
to remedy the double
this "away from home Christmas"as "
"Peace: How wonderful that
problem of eliminating heat waste _
pleasant as possible. and conserving fuel the memo ( x8 v, word sounded to us in May when ,
The entertainment program was r"
cautions: the news of the surrender of Germany -
launched with a bang Saturday and the Axis powers of Eu- "
night with a gala dance featuringBob ta( ) Outside doors will be kept
reached in
our ears. Again
Chester and his band. There closed during cold weather. rope
August we got down on our kneesto
was plenty of rug-cutting &a wellas (b) Radiators in offices will be
thank God for bringing it about
smooth ballroom dancing. And shut off when work U secured for ..
when the Japanese surrender was
for the non-dancers just listening I the day. J T I announced.

to the sparkling: invthnu was a ( c) Radiators will not be turnedon :I The year 1945 has seen many

treat. in unused rooms : important events take place; many

On Sunday the Annual Children'sParty I (d) Windows and doors will be- I renowned men have passed away-
Almost I
was the big
1,200 l kiddies had the time of their I kept closed when radiators are In TIE .\NM.\I CIIILUIthVs' ; CHKIsTM\S PRTheld last men known the world over in various

lines talking to Santa Claus who use. Sunday was one of the high spots ot the holiday program with 1,200 walks of life-our President,

was really the new senior Chaplain I (e) Tampering with heating un- kido'es! being greeted by Santa Claus and receiving presents Main- Franklin D Roosevelt, Vice-Ad-

Captain Francis Lee Albert I its is prohibited except by properly I side Auditorium was packed to the rafters for the affair Here Santa, miral John S. McCain General ""

Everyone of the youngsters re- authorized employees: of the played by the new senior chaplain Captain Francis Lee Albert, is George S, Patton, Jr, music-maker '-.

ceived a handsome present from. Public Works Department. is shown bouncing two happy youngsters on his knees while other Jerome Kern, comedian Robert
Santa. Later they all went to the I I tots look onCritical. Benchley. To recall all the high
J NO KLKPIIVM! -- lights of the year would take an
main galley for ice cream, cake i ----- ---

and other refreshments About 300 I Ft. Worth: (SEA' ). __ In some Scores edition in Itself. But maybe you
Discharge Changed remember back in
orphans from Jacksonville were dead-letter packages opened by :
The March ot
special guests. postal clerk J. E. Lionberger werea I I i JANUARY -

The Christmas Eve Party was I i Jap rifle, dagger, a German sni I; Naval Personnel Dimes Campaign opened, Capt.
Alnav !For Most
the highlight on the entertainment per's rifle Nazi helmets and flags I' By Mildred McAfee visited the station

calendar. There was a buffet sup- I a Pacific grass skirt, anda 15- and the first group of

per in the lobby, jitterbug contests foot python. The python. fortun The lonfc-a,; waited reduction of WAVES landed at Pearl Harbor;

Continued on Page Seven ately, was dead, the initial discharge points estab- tion of only one point on 1 January the garrison cap was approvedfor

-. --- I lished at the beginning of the demobilization Chief commissary stewardsand the WAVES; Comdr. John
I cooks and bakers follow made Executive Officer
TRANSPORTATION JAM I program for yeomen, ships' Raby was ;

specialists (C) classification, store- the same schedule NAS, Jax, was commended by ..
I keepers and mailmen is authorized Male MC officers will need their AsstSecNav for Air for its excel

effective 2 February, accord 53 points until 15 Jan. when the lent bond sales record: Brian Don-

ing to ALNAV-442 released last requirement will be 51 One more levy and Jose Iturbi paid visits to

week Critical scores for personnel point will\ be dropped on 2 Feb. the hospital.
FEBRUARY Happy hour returned -
holding these ratings will be Although naval aviators in a
(and we weren't too happy
dropped three points except for flight status with the rank of en-
male mailmen who get a six point sign will receive no reduction in about it) ; the Naval Supply Corps -
I celebrated its 150th Anniversary,
reduction their critical scores of 20 in this '
Lieut Charley Gehringer reported
The ALNAV also contained a latest AINav, those who have more
aboard for duty with the P T. De-
point reduction program up to and than the one stripe will\ be eligiblefor partment; the Navy Relief Drive
2 for other discharge with thirty points on
Including Februatv
closed with a total of $14,.,7678
naval personnel. 1 Jan., 29 points on 15 Jan., and
collected; NATTC started their
28 on 2 February
The previous announcement that fifth year of operation; Milt Brit-
certain specialist ratings would be I Any naval aviator who was in ton's Band and Cary Grant visited

unfrozen on 1 January was reaffirmed I a flight status on or after 15 Aug, station: Byron 'Nelson. Craig

and a further reduction will 1945, and who had at that time Wood, Jug McSpaden and Tonny

be made on 2 February attained the critical score for his I Penna put on a golf exhibition;
h rank In a flight status, will not require
Male specialists (S) shore patrol I gal M0r'ines{ celebrated their second
any greater critical score for Iwo Jima was invaded
v and specialists (X) key punch op- birthday:
erators who needed 38 points on 1 release to inactive duty even. if : MARCHUe went over the top _.

January will need only 34 on 2 later tiansfered to a non flight on the Red Cross Drive; Rear Ad-

Februaiy" --while the critical score status miral Andrew C. McFall was detached -

L. from duty with NAOTC,
of 2:1: for female key punch operators -
will be reduced one point Captain Robert J. White repotted l

Punch card accounting machine Navy Treats All aboard as Senior Chaplain, mem
betS of the Black Cat Squadron received -
operators, storekeepers (Di I disbursing -
the Presidential Unit Citation
specialists (X) transpor- Races As EqualsNo
; Jax Ah News: celebrated its
tation, and hospital corpsmen with
diffcientiation shall be made Second Anniversary
physical or operational therapy
Al'RIL.near Adm Ralph E
specialists who are assigned to because of race or color in the ad- I
ministration of naval It Davison became chief of NAOTC;
continental U S. naval hospitalsor personnel,
Ernie Pjle was killed on an Island
U S, Navy special hospitalswill was stated last week in AINav
I off Okinawa; Franklin D. Roosevelt -
be given a three point reduction t23.The died on the 12th: the San I II
2 Critical communication pointed out
on February scores
Francisco Conference met to dla-
in these ratings are 44 ,for males, that the attention of the Navy Department I ..jj
cuss world peace plans; two XI
and 29 for females, commencing 1 was called to a recent incident
I WAVE, chiefs were added to the \ \
in which a question arose
I roster of personnel: wings Were 11 I II
f.A All male commissioned and warrant concerning accommodations aboarda I approved for naval air navigj.- II
naval vessel for Negro Army ,
and all enlisted l(
per- tois; A..VR athletes retained the 'I'CO's
sonnel returning to this countryfor
sonnel except as otherwise indi- '
cup: "Trained for Victory"show l
demobilization. It
I sated, will have their discharge re- explainedthat opened in Jax in connection 1,
it was restating and summar- .
> ) I quirements lowered one point on 7th War Loan
I with the Drive, the
izing the regarding I
each of the following dates 1 Navy's policy I first shout of "Play Ball" was
various racial minorities in order to : I II
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3 I January 15: January ,and 2 Feb- avoid any future misunderstanding I heard for the year .

ruary K' on this MAY --- The 8th V E DAY
I Female officer and enlisted per- (sought: to a close one-half of the
. "In their attitude and day to day
,.... ,_"... ..' ,. sonnel will receive a one point re- conduct of affairs naval officers i I greatest war in the history of the
I duction on 1. Jan. and 2 Ii'eb"while 'i I U. S. or the world; "On to Tokyo"w
TilE UNION TERMINAL AND BUS STATION In Jacksonville and enlisted men shall adhere rigIdly -
. were jam-packed last Friday night as thousands of bluejackets from members,the nurse corps and impartially to naval cog- the theme of the armed services

, NAS poured in for hours trying to get home for the Christmas holiday will have there points reduced on ulatlons in which no distinction is',' ; the Navy announced its discharge -
. after a 1 Jan with no further reductionsup made between individuals wearingthe I plan: the saga of the US3
.t While some failed to get aboard, the majority managed !
long tussle to get on either train or bus and were able to spend to and including 2 February. naval uniform or the uniformof i< RANKLIN was made public, for-

Christmas at home Two typical scenes at the Terminal are shown Male watertenders, machinists: any of the armed sri i \ ,' of Ui:': tool' flagship of Admiral Davison

la the pictures above, taken Friday night by Navy photographer mates and electricians' mates who United States because >n tan ot !tie WAVES tick over their own

from the NAS Photo Lab. are not CU' will receive a reduc color," the AINav s:.,d Continued on Page Beenrr .



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Editorial Office
Office of Public Information, Room 221 If vTfeuxs: and Vieuus f rnrn boon
Administration Annex, Bide- 954
Telephone Extension: 8M2
Lt. Comdr. June F. Ktllr. USNR. Editor
The JAX AIR NEWS> I II published weekly at the U. S. .
Naval Air Station Jackso \Ille, Florida by the Office ot( -
t'utllc Information at no expense to the government and In V Hy Chaplain Thomas F. Wynn
compliance with Secnav Circular Letter 4 : 28 May im5.
-5l6h tnat change
Copies are dI L free of charge Naval Air There are things in nature
Station, the \ rleflr Technical Training Center, the. little with the years. The Rhine flows
\ Headquarters of the Naval Air Operational Training Command very
4 Naval Auxiliary Air Station Green Co\e Spring. just as swiftly today as it did before Allied
Naval Air Station Cecil Field the Nasal l Air
Gunners'Auxiliary School, the U. S. Naval Hospital, the Naval Aux bombs crushed its cities into ruins; the Alps
Air Iliar Station, Majport-Municipal No. 1, and the Naval-; Auxlllaiy stand just as immobile apparently as in the

beginning. But it is not so with us. We are
Captain Anthony R Brady, USN. Commanding
t Jacksonxllle Nasal Air StationCarUln changing for better or for worse, as we
drift into the limitless ocean of
Kurd N. Taylor USN. Commanding ceaselessly:
I Na\al Air Technical Training Center Eternity, and every year gathers in its black

Captain Clarence J. Brown MC) USN, Commanding l hulks and white sails-souls that are lost and
U. S. Natal Hospital !souls that are saved.

Captain Maurice M. DeWolf, USNR. Commanding It were well _at this time of year to make

Nasal Personnel Separation Center VA1)cA/ ) an accounting of ourselves It were well to

Colonel'! Martin J. Kelleher Marine ,Barracks USMC. Ret.) .Commanding I ask ourselves the questions that a great

Saint was wont to ask himself: What have
Commander Edward E. Dolecek Commanding
God in the ? What will I do for
Naval Air Gunners School done for past
II IV I I What Am L doing
Commander Frank J. Cot bin, USN'! Commanding ,/ God in the coming'ear.t
j. Jstnal Auxlllaty: Air Station, Green Co\t Sptiniw :* for God now ?

I: Commander Howard }:. Born. USN': Commanding Start the New Year and start it now. In
Naval Auxiliary: Air Station, Cecil Field let not
the glow of euthusiasm us promise
Commander Salem A Van Every, Jr.. USX: Commanding ,I too much-New Year's day is the day for
jNiaval Auxiliary: Air Station Municipal No. 1Commander
making resolutions which, by an equally ancient -

Naval Auxiliary John R. Huhn.Air Station USSR; Ma Commanding)port I custom, are not kept. We.must be practical -
and definite in our resolutions. If a manLy
Lieut. Col. William T. E\ana. L'SMC iKet.) Commanding
Marine Aviation Detachment taking thought cannot add one single cubit -

i' The JAX AIR NEWS Association Newspaper Service to his stature, still less can he change his
I and Ship's Editorial without material. Republication "'..11. .thl' shooting's behind IK, and we can turn our attention to character by a single tint. It is about as reasonable -
of credited matter prohibited permission of CNS
War Department, :lO5 E. 42nd: St., N.V.C.. or SEA Washington better projects In 1946. I for a grown person to make up his
25, D. C. Republication of any other matter. ----- -- -- --- mind on New Year's Day tbat he will give up
except by service publications Is prohibited without
permission of Editor. JAY AIR NEWS.: Is The War Over? I instantly all bad habits that have been years

in forming as it would be for a child of ten

Welfare IncorporatedFor How can we formally end the war, and when is the to resolve that from now on he will be a

proper time to do it is the question now bothering Congress. grown man. The child has to wait patientlyfor

a well-planned and comprehensive Uncertainty over the amount of emergency controls to retain, II nature to build up the adult body, and a

program of holiday activities, congratulations uncertainty over the disposition of various special activities man must grow spiritually in the same way.

are due to the officers and men of the that grew up as outgrowths of war mobilization, and confusion Hut he must start and start immediately, for

Welfare Departments who worked hard and I as to the permanent demands of peace-time living time is the money of eternity.

long to carry out the details of the enter- are sources of the present dubious state of mind. I Be specific. Instead of resolving to be a

tainment menu. The personnel who are staying I The Senate must discuss the Second War Powers Act good man, say : "I 1 will be a patient man, a
f on station during the leave period have a and settle of the I "
some problems contained therein immediately i, pure man, a charitable man, an honest man.
wide choice of outlet for energies-all I i unless it is decided to postpone the debate for six And just as a resolution should not ernbrace

out fighting the transportation systems her months as the House has already done. I too wide an area, so it should not cover too

Slid 1 there throughout Me eOllntl')'. John Snyder, Administrator of the Office of War Mobilization long a time ; most people have no will powerto

Everything from a dance to a Ki die*' and reconversion; has full support of the Truman spare. Instead of saying, "I will not do

Party was included, and we're of the opinion I Administration. It is his belief that no blanket termination such a thing for a whole year," say "I will not

t that credit for our particular brand of I of World'ar II should be effected, but rather that the war do it for twenty-four hours.' One day is not

Merrie Christmas!; belongs in full measure to statutes should be dealt with one by one, in order of merit. very long. You may well feel pretty'worth-

the welfare people who worked 'behind the There are three different types of war-time controls. less it'you cannot keep away from impurity,

scenes to make it possible. I The first typo can be teiminated by the President! when he cursing, lying gossiping, for twenty-four

t As a matter of fact, most of our morale- sees fit. The second type can be repealed by resolution of hours. When temptation i ia; fiercest say to

building throughout the year comes from the : Congress before hostilities have ended. The"third type die yourself, "1 will be free tomorrow." And

same source, and a low bow in the general ,only with the adoption of a resolution declaring that the war : when tomorrow dawns renew that resolution.

direction of the Welfare Department is now I is over and finished. It's Snyder's belief, supported by industry i Start earnestly and continue consistently and

in order. and government planners, that he should be allowed to I each day of this\; year will go down in. a sunset

''t We bow. deal with each type of war control separately and with de- of purple glory. (Jo to church regularly, I pray) '

-*- liberation in order to prevent} ) the disruption of the reconver I morning, noon and night, keep your !\ew
sion machinery. I Year's resolutionami! there will be no color-

Vocal Outlet I Such matters as speedy release of men in armed services, less drudgery in your Navy iffe. God; will he i

continuation of controls and other troublesome beneath rooftree the Star
price equally dwelling your ;
When the GI Joe or sailor Doe
average matters not to be settled blanket that Bethlehem's of old will
will are by some measure, in lighted up ways
comes home again, chances are that he
opinion. The plans for future world must be stand to guide and bless your
be the gripinist soul that ever set foot on our our carefully : over you you
drawn and of this New Year will be the hap
independent political pressure or expedi patlnvaand:
-- the continental United States.
I ency. It's possible to make serious mistakes during the transition piest and holiest of your whole life.
Men who spent two or three years over- between war and peace and we'd rather wait a little
seas and had plenty to say: about lowdown'
and have solved
longer our problems intelligently than to
fighting and li'ing.conrliti ns will probably : act hastily now. There have been too many fast answers to
in the field GIs who found themselves
stand high -
slow questions in the high places of our government. 1
cooped up as Stateside commandoes or j World War II can be declared formally finished without
cozily located in rear areas will come a close
sweeping aside the detailed organization of economic and SKKMI KS:: FUN Sl'SDAY, II tl: KMIIKK: 3*, 1 4J '
second as expert gripers. I military controls that have grown up as a result of it. We'll)) I 091 ', Hi if S. ,n v. Cluiplm. JinrnM 1.. ".....h.
0 :$(i :N.VITi: SMM 1/ i hiniliiin! blwln 1 Andrews.) I It1l4
When a soldier or sailor has gotten into string along with Mr. Snyder and his school of thought who I :. liiv.h; >., hf!..,m Xiirvlil 1.. Hiss h.
the griping stage mostly from force of habit resolution." DUine .. I say "Xo blanket Let's take our time, abandon 14.W-Chaplain E. K. Cuylor, plt'u 'hlna..:.
and partly from good cause, it stands to reason the political trading, and make fewer mistakes. :>
l he will not quit his outspoken urge overnight Catholic Clupeli Mu.tln Road and litrmlnjhan) Atrau .

merely because he turns his uniformin WIO-'Ioilil HN::1u.'I"... .. .
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for a suit of civvies. A Greeting 11IKI- high Mass

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;newsprint I Concerning the New Year of 1910 and the New Life Christina. xirnc. Ser Ices Mutts told end KlrinlntnimArniie. '

gripers' to aloud. Periodicals such that is customarily considered to go with a New Year, we I lllW-Small chapel
urge cry have little to say. Like everybody else in the work!, we'rerealh' Lnlter liny !viliiUi' Small Chapel eerier of Muctli. aidJtirininclium
Yank Stars and Stripes Seabee etc. all ,
as ,
I not too confident that the world has learned its lesson.So .
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championed the enlisted njen's cause. Letters 19UO-Mutual meeting (Wednesday)
to Congressmen took another major out- I', our thoughts, as we face a year that will see us re- JewUli Krlii ui !Smlrm' and IVIIowtlilp fours
Jet of emotions. up turn to normal peace-time living, are confused. We're de- I Kiiday, 1815.-Small Chapel Muslin and Birmingham.Malnslde. .
I termined to take a firm grip on them and try to dream up
: Office, NATTC.
Tuesday 1330-15.TO-Chaplaln
1 But once back home the griper will haveto
some high-sounding New Year's Resolutions. We're ready( for Tuesday 1TOO-1830) -Chaplnln'i Ott ice. Yellow Water.
/ find new and varied means of expression. for the best. NACS.;
the worst and hope
r-7' He will no longer have the sympathetic serv- I readers of JAX AIR NEWS First TliuiRclay ot each month 17IHM830, Chaplain's O.-
Nevertheless, to constant Ice.. NAAS Green Coxe: Sprint
ice paper, the patriotic Congressman or the who have worried along with us from week to \\'ee1A HAPPY Second Thursday of each month. 1630-1WX!) Reading
next bunkmate to air his troubles. I NEW YEAH! AM) GOOD; LUCK TO YOU IN THE Koom NAAS-; Ala port. Jill
Thlid Thursday of each month. 1500-1C.TO.:; Chapel
1 Who then will bear the brunt of the'ct'f; YEARS; THAT COME AFTER; IT! Note: No ser lee In ['13Y Hangar Area.
: expressions ? That still remains to be seen. A'' .. -
; good estimate would be the vet's wife, family r -I Not that it makes: any difference, but

''t t or intimate friends in first order. The na the production' of Gorgonzola; cheese is reported -

Po tion's newspapers will take second share. i iI WRITERS WANTED to have begun again iii Italy. In de- .

I :. To these people will probably the loud :sciibing\ both the cheese and the event, a ..
J laments of a hang-over which seems perpetual. Jf you have ever had professional newspaper experience I "Stars and Stripos" reporter writes : "Its:

In time it may ease and fade into' or have done professional writing of any I Kind, I !haunting flavor may be compared with that

naught. That too remains to be seen. Hut it we need your help on the Jax Air flews staff. Come of a mixture of flat beer, almonds and halo-

would be worth betting as a logical certainty I :around :and talk to us. Whole or pint-time basis! will heconsidered. /.oiif labk'ls.: in texture it resembles tooth-
,I that the griping soldier or sailor will not lose paste left in the tube long enough to harder I

t his habitual outspoken train O'crnightI I and to become shot through with green corrosive

Morrie Sandrof, in Honolulu Air News. j marks." Lakohurst Airship.

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Bf" I think you are complimenting "MR. DEEDS GOES TO TOWN. starring Gary Cooper and Jean '::
?,.,. her. You recognize all her good Arthur. Replay of one of the better pictures in the past. 1300-1700 -
futures and want to let her know 1930.
that do. '
you FRIDAY "
K -- ; "PEOPLE ARE FUNNY" starring Rudy Vallee and Jack Haley. '

, W. E. ROSE, Sic, Charleston, S. C. I Late release, review not available. 1300-only. .... .... .... ..........?...
;* I think you are complimenting SATURDAY .
>' her. If you take the time to whistle "
"THEY WERE EXPENDABLE, with Robert Montgomery and
It's because you like the way John Wayne.

_' she looks. I, SUNDAY
BOB JONES SlcARM), Beverly "THEY WERE EXPENDABLE," with Robert and
HIIU, Calif. | I Caught this Joker Trying to Jet; in_Without. a Liberty Card! John Wayne.
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It depends on the circumstance MONDAY=
surrounding the whistle Nme "GETTING GERTIE'S GARTER" with Donald O'Keefe
No Out
times out of ten it's meant as an Pussy-Footing TUF.SIJ."n= WEDNESDAY ,
Insult, but if you know them. "A WALK IN THE SUN," starring: Dana Andrews

R.that's D. different.SCOGGINS, S2c, Atlanta. I, In Discharge Attempt STUDENT OFFICERS

Georgia. I Ity William James' STS( ) --------------.- k
"I'd be complimenting her, but No one knew her name, but she as the fate of the kitty was being MONDAY AND TUESDAY
not necessarily mean by it that I was a cat. No one knew how she decided, the little devil was whisked "THEY WERE EXPENDABLE," with Robert Montgomery and
* would like a date with her. It I got into the personnel 1 office on the away toward the Re-enlisment John Wayne. '
i would be mostly admiration for I station, but she did. Lots of peopleare Office. WEDNESDAY
it her. trying to get into the person- When last seen, she was cradledin "GETTING GERTIE'S GARTER." with Donald O'Keefe.
? W. J. HAYES, S2c<< Atlanta, Georgia -'
nel office days no one the arms of a guy named Hen-
* I quite knew what to do with a cat. ry, who disappeared the cubicle "THIS LOVE OF OURS." starring Merle Oberon and Charles
I try my best to flatter a woman ? Did she Korvin. 1930. '
- Did she want a discharge marked Re-enlistment from whichno
because if they know they j want to re-enlist? Did she want one has been seen to return SATURDAY
have some bad fault, they don'tlike to be transferred? What did she Which just goes to show that Nd SHOW.
I' .- to be told about it. When you : want? even cats can be traitors to the SUNDAY
whistle, it's meant as a compli- She couldn't make up her OA-n great cause of DISCHARGE. "PEOPLE ARE FUNNY," with Jack Haley and Rudy Vallee. 1930.
, ment.D. .
mind In the matter. t
W. MOSDELLO, PFC, Cleveland During her first day she hung I OTHER EVENTS
Ohio. I around the transfer desk but all
I think that you're insulting a she succeeded in getting was at- SWI\I\IINGIndoor: : swimming pool, recreational swimming 1200-
1 girl when you whistle at her. Iwouldn't tention and a piece of hamourgerand 1300 and 1800-2100 week days. Saturday 1200-2100, and Sunday 1200-
want to be whistled at a sip of "coke." Transfer 2100.
and I know feel the
they same Hirsch wasn'ttransrerrlng
Yeoman H. A. Interested in In the Welfare
way about it. I :MUSICMustclans playing Dance
cats that ,
A. O. TOWNSEND S2c, Chattanooga any day so Hand call Ext. 498. Saxophone, trumpet, trombone, base piano, guitar.
the cat away.
Tenn. Instruments furnished.BOWLINGSix .
It's like this When I whistle, it She the cat--was next seen in alleys located In Mainside Recreation BuildingNo.
)J i means I admire her and would like'!: the Records Section probably '
from 1000 to 2100
trying to filch her record from the 3. Alleys are open Monday through Saturday and -
1-I an suggest introduction that we to go her.out and Then have I'd flies to have her discharge points 1200 to 2100 on Sunday. Instruction available by appointment.

a few beers and get better ac- ,I' checked -but she wasn't success- GOLF_Course open from 1000 to 2030 Monday through Saturdayand
qualnted. i Il ful there either. J 0800 to 2030 on Sunday. Golf clubs and balls are available at Golf

l LOU CANNON. Sic, (WAVE) ,; Someone suggested that she was I House. Free Instruction to Naval personnel by appointment, call ex- ,
\; Reading, Mass. : probably trying to get discharged tension 8157. Bathing trunks prohibited on golf course. ,

;_ It burns me up to be whistled at, before Christmas like several ANCIIOKAGEOpen daily to enlisted personnel (with Liberty
y or go by a bunch of fellows and' thousand sailors and Waves! we Cards and uniform of the day), 1730 to 2130. Located south of Mason
t\ them bark like a dog. I think It's know but that was only one per Field.
f 1 definitely an insult. son's opinion.The .
f FUBAR, Duck Ic, NAS, Jax. I feline invader was next re- U.S.NAVAL HOSPITAL TENNIS.Racquets and balls are available at the Physical Train-
Quack, quack quack, quack ported to be seen in the ProcessingSecllon ing Building No. 726 and equipment rooms at Building No. 3 and on
"; quack quack quack: quack. (Which but Yeoman William Hall- the :Mat Area (corner of Mustin and Yorktown Roads).
By CYIU.ie Pipkin, Env, (NS)
word the
translated means: Inasmuch as I man didn't know how to
1 RECEPTION= CENTER The Reception Center, located In south
am unaccustomed to expressing a clearance dispatch to Charleston While the majority of patientsgot : wing of building: No. 955, is open to N.A.S personnel and their guests
! public opinion on such a weighty as regards a cat. It was suggested '\ leave over Christmas to go I from 1000 to 2200 daily.
matter, I find It necessary to study that the message read: ONE home a few less fortunate had to
the situation thoroughly before I ENL FEMALE CAT TO PSC stay here and keep the doctors I BOATING= AND= SAII.INGCall extension 623, Yard Craft Build-

1 make any statement' to the press)I. BOSTON (Cape Cod, the fishing'' and nurses company. Life in a hos- cer, for information
; READY TO DE- pital! over Christmas wasn't bad
center, is nearby) I I.Uut.-\ltVLocated on second deck of Mainside Recreation Building -
I IlltlUJANT= DEDUCTION: I PART 19 DEC X. However, Hall- at all-If you have to be in a hospital No 3. Open from OSOO to 2100 Monday through Saturday and from
18 December
Cambridge Mat' (SKHar.) man was afraid It would be con- any time. On I 1200 to 2100 on Sunday.FISIIINGFresh .
yard University professors have fused with the enlisted personnel Major Purdue of the Salvation
I i decided there Is no such thing as a who live up near the 700 area, so It Army brought a group out from:t water casting rods: salt water and fresh water
perfectly normal person. I was abandoned as a bad Idea Even Jacksonville and gave a programand hand lines available in the Welfare Office, Building No. 3.
distributed baskets of fruit
nuts and to the patients on' VOLLEYBALL BADMINTON, TOUCH FOOTBALLOfflcer per-
sonnel previously scheduled nor sports in the Auditorium are requestedto
the wards. On the 20th( John Bel-
f meet at the gear issue room at noon daily for organized activities.
flower, representing the Riverside
Lions Club presented two radio- I ATHKLKTIC: : GEAKAvaiIable in gear Issue room, Building 3,
phonograph combination sets to< lower dec t.
i the Red Cross! for use by the pa- I ___ -----
tients. Friday the 21st the Pro- 1 Staff this week: .
testant Choir of the Chapel and 1 Lt. Gladys E Dvorak (NC> ( Officers Going

; .. --k 1 the Waves from the hospital sang USN. Lt. (Ijg) Eric G. NoringtonMC
1 Christmas carols on the wards. ( ) USNR Lt. (tjgl) Edward L. Out Under Law
1 real Thompson Jr. ( DC I USNR. Ens
+' Both groups were very good
I 3 kaka ly gave you that Christmas spirit 1 John C. Kuentz (SCI) USNR, and Can Be Chiefs
I IA 'despite the lack of snow. The 1 Lt. M. Harwln (MO, USNR. .

1 Camp Hospital Council provided Detached this week: Temporary USN officers whose H""
1 cakes\ for all the wards. and the I To U. S. Naval Separation Cen-
,' 23rd was declared "Cut Yourself ters for release to inactive duty: permanent status is enlisted and ,
a Piece! of Cake" Day ChristmasEve Lt. Wayne W. Massey (IS) USNR. who transfer to permanent officer .
found Santa Claus making his ''Lt.
i rounds on every ward to every patient USN, Lt. Comdr. Robert A. Towle of BuPers Circular Letter 283-15,
with biff red stockings and (!MO) USNR, Lt. Comdr. Ralph S.
,:' gifts Santa really had a busy' Steffe ( MC I USNR.: Lt. Comdr. M. ]I and who through the operation of
1 evening by the time he had: finish I U. King ( MC, USNR, Comdr. Edgar i the Permanent Promotion Law ,
I be
ed covering all the wards. The tea G. Givhan. Jr. MC) USNR. may subsequently Involuntarily
'dance in till Recreation Hall Lt. Comdr. Harry L. Allan Jr. separated from the naval service
Christmas afternoon given for the MCI) USNR, Comdr. Ralph 1 E. I under honorable! conditions without .
patients by Red, Cross and with Wctzel iMCl t ) USNR, Comdr. Harold retirement benefits, will be au- .j
girls from town as partners, climaxed Wood ( MC) USNR. Lt. Shelba I, thorlzed at their own request to .
a busy week. G. Pew (SCI) ( W) US='lR, Chief enlist a. chief petty officers immediately -
I Pharm. John J. Blonowskl, USN, following separation ac- ..r
The nurses heM their Christmas Lt. Bernard K. Clark t D) USNR. | cording to A1Nav 418, dated 6 December -
dance at the Officers' Ciub 20 December I Detached for duty aboard the
The club was lovely with U.S.S. Philippine Sea, Comdr. Such personnel will be credited
the Christmas decorations.( The Cline Williams (DC) USN. I with the full time served on.active
Commandant's Band furnished the i Detached to U. S. Naval Dispensary duty as an officer and enlisted man
music bur the nurses and their, DeLand, Florida: Lt. (jg) toward eligibility for transfer to
guests. Margaret W. Warren (NO USNRI'and ,I the Fleet Reserve or for retire- 'I' _
__ j' Lt. (fjg) Josephine A. Divita'' rent in an enlisted status

Chrlstnuj Uve: the nurses held (NC) USNR.To J .
"Open House' in the quarters in I U. S. Naval Hospital. Brooklyn WHAT A DATE:

the form of a cocktail party and New York: Lt. T-J'; buffet supper, honoring Lt. Comdr.I Jurich (tNC.JSNR.. 17-year-old high school girl, set a
Ethel McCormack (NO) USN, South Chicago record recently by
Chief Nurse who i* to be detached "All's Well" a new USO Camp consuming 15 chocolate ice cream

eoon.. Show featuring comedy, singing. sundaes, 3 hot dogs and a marsh-
--- dancing, acrobatics, drummer, anda mallow-nut sundae at one sitting
Congratulations to. I pianist\ will be on the wards Jan- -
-- -
TIII: sAll.ORS rKKl'AKING the ships t(1) the Gre n Cove Lt. (fj?) Louise Woodruff ('SCIW uary 4th. Sorry, no performances Ship's Service the other morning
I Springs berthing area for the long lay-up were not" forgotten this USNR, Lt. Margaret Keith (nu I in ''the auditorium| this time. waiting in lines for NYLONSandsome
'Christina, either Each 'ship made its own plans fJt c:!lt bracing: the W USNK. and Lt. Shell G. Pew, \- corpsman comes through
holidays, and plenty of packages from home hlptJnijas> \] | ro.I Mt i1'excitement and many wo- looks the situation over and yells,
days mote pleasant. In the above photo part of the crew of DK390 1 motions.! men, (All the Nurses and Waves "Signing; over to the Regular,
show off the Christmas packages they received. We welcome to the Hospital I on the hospiatl saC, it seemed) in girls: ? P. S. We got the NYLONSII


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27 December, 1945 JAX AIR NEWS Page Seven


.. :, Hiers Put NAS Jax In National Spotlight During 1945

, Great Teams Are Fielded -
ChristmasContinued I
Only Defeat Avenged

In Three Ranking Sports from Page One I

and the swell music of Phil Bennett I
Bv Ouiintet
By Ralph Warner, SpX)3cThe ( and the Air Station Band. I
Presents to all who at
were given -
Naval Air Station Fliers compiled one of the bestt. tended. The boys received wallets, Co"ch Sterling Geesman's NAS thUniversitY FlorJd';

service sports records in the nation during 1915, giving the and the girls got bracelets, manicure Fliers cracker jack basketball until of

t. ? station its greatest varsity athletic era in its five year sets, and other costume Jew quintet, victorious in four of their cagers on 3 visit January.the Auditorium This tuscle.with for atilt
five thus far will be Inac-
games ,
elry. Wayne Burke, SpA)3c( ) was
'::1 liistory. master of ceremonies.On tive until after the holidays. The the Gators is slated to start at

:, Coached by "big name" mentors and manned by talented, Christmas Day the special scheduled game for this evening 2000 on the first Thursday of the

experienced athletes, the Fliers achieved national prominencein Christmas dinner was served at all with the Barksdale Army five has year.A .

the three major sports-baseball football and basketballand galleys, and the Annual Christmas been postponed, and the court week ago last Tu:sday. the
team will not face Fliers their decision
dropped only
Family Dinner was held. The Com an opponent
fielded victorious teams in softball tennis and other
missary Department reported that of the current campaign to the

minor-" snorts. 400 persons were served at the All-Post five at Camp Blandiilg] ,
Rounding out the picture was a Family Dinner. On the menu was,.1945 50-45. In a hectic tussle: on the
highly successful year of Intra- Innings by Sunday time rule. hot consomme with saltines, heartsof Army's field house floor, the NAS
tatfon league competition in the Wilbur Brandenburg, former celery, stuffed olives, sweet pickles Continued from Page One hoopsters waged a fiercelyfoughtuphill

Sports Program conducted by the Columbus, Ohio, pro. shoots hole roast turkey, oyster dressing, galley and opened a club in Bldg battle all the way But

s l b; Physical Training Department. in one on Municipal course. giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, can 612; Helen Keller visited the hospital even their last-period rally, with

''i'f Opening the year, the 1944-45 Six-team All-Station Baseball died sweet potatoes, buttered ; Lt. Comdr. L. E. Haskellwas minutes to go, failed to close the

basketball Fliers compiled a fineS League is organized. green beans, waldorf salad, parker detached from the P. T. Department gap and the Fliers bowed for the

record of 25 victories against six VPB officers capture Admiral'sTrophy. house rolls, fruit cake, hot mince first time this season.

) defeats and at one time were rated I I pie, vanilla Ice cream, salted mixed JUNE-Cigarette rat ion i n g The following night at the Audi
A & R athletes retain Com
best in the coffee and tea and .
eleventh nuts a pack
the quintet Officer's started; German POW's cam torium court, the St. Johns 16th
nation. Cup. age of cigaretes for every memberof aboard and were quartered in the Fleet succumbed to the Fliers assault

Uas 4>all Team" Tops I MAY the crew with the complimentsof old Recruit Training Area; Cap 47-37, to set the Fliers.right
Fliers score eight runs in eighth the Welfare
Department. tain A. R. Brady assumed duty as Never
An even better percentage record once more. in danger, the
inning to down Gibbs Shipyard in NATTC and the Naval Hospitalalso
was established when baseball CO, Captain H. E. Regan, being NAS five piled up a 9-0 lead in
wild 9 to 8 had elaborate Christmas
took over and the Fliers rolled up NATTC Air game.Raiders on top in pro-I detached to duty outside the U. S.: the initial period and coasted to

40 triumphs against eight losses' Station League. grams.Patients at Malnside Dispensarywere the Navy released news of the victory after leading at the inter
The crack nine, which won both damaging of the USS BUNKER mission, 27 to 14.
Fliers run winning streak to six not forgotten, either. The
I halves of the Jax Victory League, HILL at Okinawa; Annapolis Friday night Coach Paul
games before dropping first tilt to Camp and Hospital Committee of Gergman's -
rated of the best service grads started an aviation indoctrination
was one Waycross Army Warhawks, 5 to the American Red Cross presentedeach Doughboy five invaded the
teams in the South.In course of one month; Bill Fliers' court for return
3. Club tops Victory loop. Gehrin patient with a colorful Christ a encounter
football the Fliers had class Tilden Tom Breneman and the
but the
ger batting sensational .800. mas stocking filled with goodiesand swelled against
plus-once being rated the seventh Right Reverend Gerald P. O'Hara
JUNE presents. Each ward was dec them. The home team avenged
best eleven in the country-and were the visi
orated with a Christmas tree by among distinguished their only defeat by soundly
finished with a fine mark of nine Big Bill Tilden, Bruce Barnes tors.
and Vincent Richards stage tennis the girls of the Junior Red Cross. trouncing the All-Post quintet, :51-
and two defeats against
victories exhibition at Hospital. And to top it off, a party was held JULY-The 7th War Bond Drive 30, with a brilliant and sustained

rugged: competition. Softball team scores third for the patients on Christmas Eve. went over the top by $600,000; the attack which completely baffledthe
NAS softball team outclassed -
The I straight shutout victory. Tomorrow the big Oyster Bakeis Navy unveiled the new Corsair Army outfit

all NAATC opposition inter-station and easily league won Fliers down Terminal, 3 to 1, In scheduled for Seaplane Point At F4U-4; the Jax bus fare was hiked; -

the 19 thing tilt lasting three hours the affair 20 barrels of oysters will WAVES celebrated their Third was celebrated with all the trimmings

i I championship.Not to be outdone, the NAS and 28 minutes. go down the hatch with all enlisted Birthday; work was begun on the as was a new point drop;
Waves followed with great Pitcher Don Carter fans 14 bat men and their guests invited to aluminum salvage furnace; news attorney-generals of more than 40
and softball records.up The bas ters as Fliers down Welch Army take art in the festivities. The par of the damaging of the USS TI states visited station as did Bar

cage ketball team was undefeated in 14 nine, 7 to 4. ty gets under way at 1900. CONDEROGA was made public; bara Britton, Patti McCarty, and
and the diamond ten won Fliers virtually clinch first half Next week the New Year's Eve Dennis Morgan entertained at the General A. A, Vandegrift, Commandant -
games 10 of 13 ictory League flag with 17 to 8 Dance will be held at Mainside Au hospital; Pot s dam Conference of USMC; football season

A. ing games.the many highlights of win over Camp Blanding. ditorium. There will ,be music, opened; remains of Jap fleet annihilated ended with victories and 2 de.

the were the baseball Wave softball team opens sched- streamers, noisemakers and all ; Churchill defeated by feats.

team's:year 19 inning, 3 to 1 triumph ule with 8-2 win over Cecil Field.Lt. the regular trimmings for a NewYear's Attlee in Britain.AUGUSTVF.5. DECEMBER-Fleet Admiral C

over the Terminal Railroad team; Comdr. Warren P. McGuirk Party. was dissolved; W. Nimitz took over as CNO relieving

the softball club's 16 inning, 2 to relieves Lt. Com dr, Lawrence Russia declared war on Japan on Fleet Adm. E J. King;
1 win over Lake City; and the two (Jap) Haskell as NAS Physical win honors In station softball the 8th; Adm. Davison was awarded Christmas leaves were granted;

successive no-hit games hurled by Training and Welfare Officer. loops. the Gold Start in lieu of a 2nd Navy Industrial Survey Division

I Sambo Sams, NAS softball ace. Softballers win 16 inning thriller Flier nine winds up season with Distinguished Service Medal; news board made tour of A&R; General

The outstanding oddity was thegrid from Lake City, 2 to 1. 40 wins against eight defeats. Win of the atomic bomb and its use on George S. Patton, Jr., died in Germany
team's two victories over the Ted Williams, and Bob Kenne- both halves in Victory League. the Japanese home islands was ; SecNav James V. Forrestal

rensacola Navy eleven -- by the dy, both major league stars, report Gehringer tops Flier batters made public; PEACE was declared visited station; President Truman

identical score of 48 to 0. to MFOTU. with .358 mark. Catcher Jack Baer on 14 August at 1900; the Navy speaks in favor of merger of

The month-by-month resume follows NAS football schedule released I I next with .333. Carter tops hurlers discharge plan was stepped up; Army-N a v y forces; discharge

: by Coach Jim Tatum. with 11 won, two lost. the indoor swimming pool opened; points were dropped in time for
JANUARYBasketball Dorothy Bundy plays exhibition Permission given football teamto Comdr. John Raby was detachedand Christmas celebrating
; Christmas
tennis match for Waves. play home games in Jax Mu- Comdr. Paul E, Emrick was aboard included
Fliers win 10 games Seventy gridders turn out at nicipal Stadium. Games free to all made Executive Officer; the station dance with Bob holiday dinner,
In before going down to Chester's band,
a row "football clinic for players.
service personnel. 1 gates were opened to the
public -
bake annual
defeat at hands of CoastGuard ChildTPn'
JULY Center Walt Dubzinskl, of Bos- o-n the 32nd Navy Aviation Christmas
: All-Stars. Team is rated Williams and Pitcher :Mac! :Me Party, religious services -
ton College and Boston pro Yanks, Birthday; Comdr. Stockton was .
eleventh best in nation Glothin star as Fliers spill toutedFt. named captain of Flier eleven. promoted to Captain; work begunon .
Cagers whip Lawson Field and Pierce nine, 3 to 0. Fliers wallop Miami Navy Tars, Separation Center here
University of Georgia, then bow Myer Stadler wins handball
35 to 6, in season opener SEPTEMBER "Unconditional
# to North Carolina Pre-Flight. championship.Lt. Lt. jg) Begal and G. Reedy win surrender" papers were signed Commercial
Coach Sax Elliot issues challengeto Dan Hill, former Duke all- doubles net championship. aboard the battleship USS MISSOURI

undefeated Memphis NATTC American, reports to NAS. Cherry Point eleven bows to locals in Tokyo Bay American
I ; Bulletin
Fast Softball team wins first
26 to
five.Word troops entered Tokyo Vice Admiral
received that: Lt. Charley half of NAOTC League with 9 and 0.OCTOISEK ;
Ger.ringer, Detroit's great bicond: 1 record. John S. McCain died; a hurricane Bulletins mint be nubmitttd by It3
Fliers batter touted Corpus hit the station with little Monday Ext. 8230WANTED
bagman, will report to NAS soon. Fliers hit road and drop thrillersto
Flier quintet whips Drew Field Ft. Pierce and Maxwell Field Christi Navy Comets, 35 to 1, damage; football became the topicof .
and University of Florida and nines. NAS eleven racks up fourth triumph the day; travel was added to all Ride to and from NATTC for two girls
with hard fought 13 to 6 decision leaves the Fliers living on West Ninth St. between the
Coast ; wound up baseball hours of
gains revenge victory ovr W. H. Sams tosses no-hitter In 3 0800 until 1830. Fleaie contact
Guard. to 0 win over Yellow Water softball over Ft. Pierce Amphibs. with 37 victories in 45 games. Rose Shashy at 818S between hours of
,j Tennis team outstrokes Cecil 0800-1630 or after t at
Capt. M. M. DeWolf 8-8602-J.
Waxe sextet defeats Jax: Spars club. assumes command
,f without Field and Lee Field. of Separation Center. Ride from vicinity of Main and 27th Sti.
for seventh straight victory
Sams in
repeats-turning sec to Separation
Center R. G.
Fliers stomp Miami Navy, 61 to OCTOBER Stewart.
-Green Cove
a loss.Memphis. ond no-hit, no-run game in a row Springs 8959.
NATTC declines to as team whips Municipal No. 1. 0, in Orange Bowl. opened as a reserve fleet base; A furnished or unfurnished apartment or
play NAS five. Gordon Reedy wins open singlesnet MFOTU winner in officers touch station celebrated its 5th Anniversary house for! couple (high school teacher
grid league. Call 8.9381, Sylvia Pelts, 8218 M.ii.
or ,
with Vice Admiral Marc
title with 8-6 6-2 2-6 6-3 victory A.
Fliers crush Ft. Pierce, 35 to 7, Mitscher
Field wins NAOTC Inter- over C. D. Nelson. to rate with top elevens in nation as guest; Navy A single girl who would like to share
Station League cage title. Fliers gain 3 to 1 revenge win Day was celebrated with open apartment which It located down town.
NOVEMBERNAS house; new point cuts : Miss A. Hecht, Ext. 8218.U' .
Fliers go to North Carolina Pre- over strong Maxwell Field team as were announced
and are handed third loss' Don Carter tosses one-hit, runless Tigers, colored footballers, ; Dean Hudson and band' house trailer, good condition. Will pay
' Flight suffer disaster in Tampa. Lose to ash. K. H. Burke YSc. Ext. 262.
''I of season in 21 games. ball for six innings. appeared at Malnside; the Community I
MacDill Field Bulldozers by score I FOR SALES
Flier hitters with Chest War Fund
Gehringer tops Drive
Gehringer joins NAS Physical Boston bull doir 18 months old thorough
Training Department.With .438. resembling 98 to 0. opened; the "typewriter fighter"became bred, male. 3203 "B" Blair Street. Dew.

Joe Trosper, Dave Kaiser Lt. Dick Fisher, ex-Ohio State Lt. Sterling Geesman named eligible to wear the American Ioy*y"Park Call, ay time.
bicycle 28". In
and Bill DeMars starring, Fliers I grid star, Joins NAS P. T. Depart- NAS basketball coach. Call issued Campaign and Victory Medal "B" Bkir! Street Dewey good Park.condition.Call 8201 any

run record to 25 triumphs in 29 ment. for candidates.Ens. NOVEMBER NAOTC became timp.
starts. Lt. Tony Rubino, boxing coach, W. F. Roden wins station NAATC; the Marine Corps cele 1S model, Cunning scooter, 1000 miles; radio -

Unbeaten Wave team wins No. comes aboard. golf crown. : brated their 170th Birthday; the .trees,record-player portable combination, recorder;,also public R.M.E.ad

; 13. NAS swimmers win Florida A. Fliers defeat Ft. Benning, 33 to' Community War Chest Fund Drive 811 tadio receiver Apply after ( P. M.

.'i .' Over 1,000 golf fans see Byron A. U. meet. 7, for seventh consecutive triumph. closed with $7,688.58 collected; liojtlnit Rt 8293 Projects.Lynwood Ava., Weteonnett

rl. : Nelson, Craig Wood, Jug McSpa- AUGUST Netters take fifth straight with Armistice Day holiday was granted I One offlcer'a or CPO grey gabardine wool
den and Tony Penna play exhibition Muni sluggers score over NAS 4-2 decision over Beaufort to the station; WAVES uniform suit, sire 40, $30. Suit li new Chief
boxers, 3 to 2. reconversion Ohlk., Ext. 8176.
match station course. contest winners
on Softball ten wins were 'as Studebaker
post-season President,
behind Gibbs in running
Fliers sec-
Fliers complete successful! cage drop announced; the salvage condition
honors in NAOTC play. programat and tirea. Can be teen In park.
.I season with 25 victories against ond half Victory League race. NAS was inspected by news men Inn lot In front of Bldtr 801. Warrant
six defeats. NAS football 'quad starts practice Fliers suffer first defeat of season .- and feature writers .Officer Bowers Ext. 778.
in heart-breaking 14-13 loss to ; Thanksgivingteam 8 room house 237S Blanding Blvd.. Lake
Ordnance wins Intra-Squadron Shore, 19
tlf month old. FUA,
Lt. (.Iff) Barney :McGarry, for Corpus Christl there. defeated opposite
rape: championship. Vero Beach in the slew bualneaa section, ona block from
.rl" ," mer Cleveland pro gridder. joinsP. A & R wins in EM division of playoff of the north and south city bui, 5 miles from base, 11881 down
MARCH T. Department.Joe touch football league. I! winners in NAATC Leagues. The $31.3R t month. Harold M. Steed AtMZc. !: -

.i I Gthringer issues call for baseball Trosper wins badminton Fliers crush Pensacola Navy, 48 score of both games was 1 to 0. Porch. Ext.chain 8867., porch sun curtain. Venetian I

candidates. tourney with 12-15, 15-13, 15-9 tri to 0. Plans for post-season game for Hindi, pr. matched table lamps, yard
"f Marine Fighters win station bas- umph over Johnny Small. Fliers handed second loss and Fliers fall through due to inability h ohl. lawn mower yard fencing. 47"
ketball title. SEPTEMKEItGridders :: first at home as Ft. Benning *.o obtain strong opponent. Boxwood Rond.TRADE Phone .28089.

Coach Verla Hill's Wave rugers stage first scrimmage claims 14 to 7 decision. Net team loses to Bruce Barnes' VIII; exchange 8-room home at NAS Ba
1\ defeat Rollins College, 48 to 46 to under boiling sun. DECEMBER Pensacola Navy team for Its sec napa River for 5 or 6 room house near
'f finish the season undefeated with Fliers crush Gibbs to sew up sec 28-game schedule against top ond defeat In 10 matches 1JI.NAS J.X: Fla. Jell A. Marable Ext.

14 victories. ond half crown in Victory League. flight quintets announced for NAS Golf and tennis teams score over FOR SALEi
Baseball Fliers will enter Jax McGlothin on mound as team' cagers. :Miami Navy opponents. FOR SALE: 2 sofa bed. and a kitchensrt
Victory League. Team is shapingup scores 11 to 1 win. Victory is No. Fliers end season with nine wins MFATU officers win Admiral's including dishes reaionable; call any
time, 1U7-A .
nicely. 37 in 45 games for NAS Club. against two\defeats by thumping Trophy. leg area. Hancock St.. NAS Hou

APRIL Wave ten ends season with 10 Pensacola Navy, 48 to 0. It was Touch grid team in NAATC LOST; IN ,NATTC area-bill,
Lt. Jim Tatum succeeds Lt. Don triumphs against three defeats. I the same score as the first gamea >ageu has three wins against a old containing' money and per

Faurot as sports director. Softball team,' behind, ,brilliant\ ,gridiron oddity lone defeat. ,sonal Identification papers Includ-,
Fliers edge Terminal Railroad- hurling of Sams, sweeps ,all honors gams pulls iron man stunt,:;hurling -, Cagcra open season! with 64 to ng- ID card and driver's license.

ers, 8 to 1, in Victory League inaugural in NAOTC circuit shutouts in both ends-of a'dou- 28 victory over Maritime Academy Finder please contact Dr: A. Pai,
in game limited to eight MFOTU officers) and EM teams blo' header as the NAS softball) five of Castinf, Me. got, NAITC Dental Clinic.



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Civilian Employees' News l Ex-Army Officer And Wife Who Served

Address Communication to Editorial Offices In Marine

Personnel Relations Tel.h"n. Office Extension, HUn ISS. (GO, BOil 22 Corps, Now Employed At P AS _

{ t The Civilian, Employee News, n two-pan. section of the Jat Air Newt, It det Pierce Formerly _____ .. ")
voted to reporting the hews of the Naval Air $Station Civilian Employees and --
li tponiioreti by the Was Here Before
}Employee: Association for Civil Strvir Employees

Officers Entering Service ", )'' ... '. ",I 'I
Keneth M. Mi Duff it, P""IIJf'nl. Philip D. Myers, Treasurer '" "
Flocks" G.1n11l&Way Secretary Many discharged men are return- : (::1. !

Directors ing to NAS Jax after serving in ,
rionn Cnnnnway (Cent) Frank H McH.lnl.-r (PW) the Armed Forces This time it's F i
William O, Klncaid lO..n'l I) J. i-'. Nettles tPWI) ';
t Mill C Jackson (A A K) kenni-lh M, M,'Uuffi* (Supply) Woodley Pierce of the disburs- :'.
Joseph|. .'AI''''' (tA & It) I'h lip U. Myert l *uti>ly) ing office--or should we say the I
thai.tot L: Field (i&I R) Pierces? Woodley's wife Leola has

t News Beiwrtliif staff also accepted a position at NAS ,
Assembly and Kcpairi! and is working in Public ..
Inaction Head Keiwnwr Uipartmentillcrnd .,.,.......................................Eulu i\. \Villinghnm an engineering draftsman Works as '<.

Reporter .... ..,.... ................,...............i...Helen M Styron Pierce left the disbursing office ,
p PuWio Woiks iMiartmenttHeal here in February of 1912 when
Supply 1 lepsrtmentilead Reporter ... .. .........to.....,.,to,.,.."..... to, .Ethel M. Slinnnhiin enlisted in the Army Air Corps.he ,

I ... ( Reporter .. .. .. .... ,to.... .. ...,..,,...to.... to. ,.... ... Lola Junes Receiving his commission as a
bombardier, he went overseas
where he served in the Aleutian
Islands He returned to the statesin
CIVILIAN I OF THE WEEK five months however to instruct .
I: bombardiers on B-17's and

Stores Officer-4V& Year Supply Man B 1913-29's,that and he it was married in September Leola L.

*. Ity Barbara J. Inley Beavers
-, t)
'v1 I Mrs Leola Pierce comes from a
[ The stores officer of major and true Marine family. Her motherwas

|V*;V. minor structural spares in the -4""supply a corporal in the old Marine
Supply[ department is genial Corps in World War I, and her
George Dwelle. father has been a Marine for 27
Dwelle is a native of Millen. Ga., li SALLIES years, his present rank being that
and attended schools in Rocky of second lieutenant
Ford, from Rocky Leola joined the Marine Corpsin
Ford High School, he studied art March 1943, the first girl in }
> for three years in Atlanta, but later Norfolk, Va., to enter service. She
'r' decided to give up his Interests was stationed for two years at
i in being a commercial designer ny l>oU Jones Cherry Point, N. C., as draftsman

By request this column will be and NCO in charge of architectural taf 11 .
4 7t
.jt From the art field, he went into the same as was this time last and general graphic arts 'I > a.D"3
year--giving the thought contained in A &: R engineering.

1- t I in the following excerpts from Prior to her enlistment, she wasa
a sermon delivered by Harry Emerson civil service employee at the Naval -I
,.. Fosdick Pastor of the Hiv- Operating Base ,t Norfolk, Va. H H _
erside'! Church, New York is also i
w City: Woodley a veteran civil _
/ -- -- 1' .!',;'Ia!
",.nt: SECOND MILK" service man In February, 1939 he IIA1TY
again for the Pierces! Mr and Mrs
"One of the most accepted a position at the Naval Woodley W.
important Pierce, veterans of World War II
reported to NAS this month
things every man has to decide i is .Operating Base at Portsmouth Va! lowing recent dischargesINSIDE toN
how he shall meet the "musts"' of where he worked in the disbursing -
the world-what shall be his atti office until he transferred to NAS
.. tude and spirt as he faces life's Jax in October 1910 PUBLIC WORKS"Bj
inevitable compulsions. Discharged recently, the Pierces
ar k' ev, ? 'vAY j I Jesus said there is only one right are making their home in JaCkson-j I EtUM :M. Shallahan
r i way and that is to do more thayou ville and they both RESUME: 01' 1945ConiUr. her back on the job again. ,x
are to nwork on this station this month Vacations get under ,"
compelled do. He d Karl II, lltmiren left for way aim ;
:\ S it dramatically: "Whomsoevershall I j West Coast after 59 months of kept going on and on and oft! ,.

... compel thee to go one mile, duty of which 51 months were as Anticipation of V-E day-its arrival '.
j jj t jf go with him two" j Inspection Has Public Works officer and officer in. the day off'for joyous cele ";1

The way to avoid the slavish- charge of construction He was relieved bratlon. Renewed work and effort ,
I ness of necessity is of your own Productive Year by Captain D. B. Ventres, and V-J day The lifting of gas rationing '"JJ
accord to be willing if possible, to who came to Public Works after and the easing of ride situation -
do more than is demanded. The Ity %V. H. Pascal duty overseas and Norfolk, Va I) a
first mile alone is drudgery. The The Inspection Department acknowledges V-E and V-J Our usual September hurricane :
glory comes with the second mile. with gratitude the tine I and work) of Public Works attached -
The principle of Jesus, then divides spirit of cooperation shown by all days caused an to It.After. .\

a man's conduct into two hands throughout the year of 1945 I easing of the i i that, the realization that "
i parts, the compulsory and the vol Our steady progress may be at- leave regula-1 war's over and the start of civilians -
untary; the things he must do and tributed directly to the individuals tions ; leaving
that had government to
the things he chooses to do; the who possessed the interest and i been tight to go into business for themselves service and -,
the grocery business in Millen and I first mile and the second. It says tenacity necessary to overcome the meet the re-I j work outside the government. '
fA' maintained his own store for sevenyears moreover that only as the voluntary many obstacles during this difficult I' .
1ulrementsnecessary :\11', Iljd. foreman laborer to ;
overspreads and saturates We hope to
I the yea enjoy your I I
Moved to Jarkxmvill" I necessity, can life cease to be slavery continued cooperation in 1916 and fell out effort.for (farm'1'1<,,,,in the west part of state, loses
I and come to its full meaningof may this be the happiest of all i leadingman pipefitter, to his
In 1934 Dwelle moved to Jacksonville Contract S Htlon '-
dignity and value. Sew Yearnsllighlights! tilt+, own heating business, Frank Adams
and accepted a position as which was;i architectural: supervisor to
contractor and building superin I The roll call of the world's spiritual of In"I petll.>> n "191V one of the bust- u tart his own business, Franklin

tendent with the Peninsular Lifer I heroes reveals not a single Among the many events that Ethel shanahau est spots on the Hum, architect who replaced Mr. '
Insurance Co, where he handled; one-mile man. They have all, in one have taken place In the Inspection I station with war's end and Adams, left for outside business, .
v rentals for office buildings and all J I,i way "or another, gone the second Department during the year the lation of contracts cancel-//"Walter Iloujr, architect, free lance
property in central and' mile. most a small as did the
Florida outstanding was undoubtedly group inspector's work, :Mr. Fullerton, architect, outside .
Jacksonville for six years. I i I (Copyright, 1908 The International the well deserved advancement of unit. business, M. Hinsliau, architect
It was in 1911 that he took his Committee of our Inspection Officer, R L Smith, HM llrtslc" Tay raise came' left for west coast and business
civil service position at NAS Jax I Young Men Christian Asso- USN, to Commander. We note with through between the V-E and V-J i out there, Claj' Shelton, vault
h in the Supply Department as store-.j I elation Reprinting by special pride that 151 enlisted men were days and the re-allocation job to run family orange groves downstate
keeper in minor structural spares i I permission of the Reader! Digest al.o ad anced In rating while at- sheets that hid: been In the mill a Mr. IVyton. electrical draftsman -
Here, his duties were to receiptand I .) tached to the Inspection Depaitment long while. I left\ for upstrnnst to !>.! uri>h

issue minor structural parts of In our drive for a peace and freedom I Let's go back over the year's '! family.
t aircraft equipment. )I that is final, this departmentand The normal hustle and bustle ; column and list some of the happenings The husbands start to come
Prom storekeeper in minor structural all of its employees are making was punctuated with separationsand : I' home and the big turn over" in
parts, he went to plain lnven.1 J that second mile and we're transfers. While we regretted/ The cigarete shortage was acute wives begins 't'very day another
-J proud of It! As Mr. Harold I> the loss of 11 officers and and that I
tor/, and later to senior lgI / 216 inspectors made variety flourish fora resignation as the good news
sor of the aircraft structural divl81OI1 I gent of stock control division plainly we have in turn wel while. I pours in "1'1be\ home and a civil-
I states: corned the following officers! to Many new faces appealed as a ian again!"

\, In July of this year he became i I "Taint. no use Aklcklng. prominent position In the organi- drive to recruit civilians was inau- 1 Shortly after the husbands: start
l' .. stores officer of major and minor|* 'Tain t apt to bring one peace zation: Lt. Egar B. McClure USN= gurated for skilled and professional ,i to return veterans begin to return
structural spares. his present posts ::; I For the wheel that squeaks the Lt. Cedric H. Carter, USSR; Lt. workeis I I to their old jobs In
tlon As stores officer/ he has loudest, (jg) Leonard G McAHster. USSR; Ex-Army engineer personnel Works Among them: I charge of the clearance of airplanes I Is the one that nerds the grease 1 Lt. (jg) Harlan O Lewis, USNR.; made a big influx into thg design I I berg administration building, Tom

T that come to this command. I JUTS 01' VhUS.: : Lt. Mortimer W, Freeman. USNR; section. I I Conan, building 151 ;SIr Ilidcer-
,}J The Lt! (jgl I John M. Black, USNR Vault in building 451: ell
receipt, storage and issuance Sadie Sheffield is ; was en- I maintenance, and tltde Muthev -
\'I of all airplane parts and complete + these days for her very happy Jo n8. Frank W. Perrin, USNR, and I laiged! to accommodate the ever '!, design
son, Thornton /
(t' rtrcrafts are also; handled in this Sheffield, Pfc, U. S. Army has ar- Ens. Paul R. Cundiff USNRIt I growing. pile of tracings and original October saw the 5th birthday of
divisoin under his supervision 1 rived in the states from overseas I was during this year that thensiectlon :* I NAS with a parade of floats
Dwelle! [ Department established I February--the .farmers of the Many of the floats !
wife Mrs. Louise Kuch- duty (120 months) in the South'Pa- I bong built by
ler Dwelle, also works In the Supply chic. lie will be discharged at its new offices in Building 930 ,department began to talk seeds Public Works The sign and car
Department I This new location enhanced and plants. Then on to the race of penter shop were taxed to
as supervisor of Camp Blanding Fla Congratulations personal who ) capac .
had '
I I i what
the requisition and order section to Leiut. Terkhorn, who be- : contacts with A & R, Supply 'Malntpnac up first!! Ity.The
\ in the stock control division. came "Pop Terkhorn" on 8 December and Flight Test, thus resulting in 6 machine shop turn- I excess leave people have to '
.( The Dwelles reside in Jacksonville -I when 111 Ramona J. a more closely unified orgamza- ed out ideas several time and labor saving I hurry to whittle down their time

and have a seven.ycar-old (weight 6l;j Ib3) came to pay her tlon.: A of i some way near the ISO day mark.
epidemic falls
t -r daughter, Helen Louise respects to the family. The event A new innovation was the examination broken ankles sprains and First Armistice holiday and then
As a sportsman, Mr Dwelle likes took place in Indianapolis . of supervisors by the Inspection civilians officers among Public Works I Thanksgiving!
j .,} to flak and play golfjiiTciiiiiiinits". f:nla Snrreney spent the week-end Examining Boa id.. To date The latter two earned and enlisted men. I I Civilian recognition certificates ...
I t In Harelhurst Ga, recently--the 15 supervisors have successfully "Happy Hour!"' theirs at I awarded to those who worked I,1t
.., occasion being her father's birthday completed these examinations. j NAS during the war. And then-
\ Marion Smltli is excited For 1KB St. Patrick's day per- Christmas--the drawing to a close
our returned veterans
a ty and dance at the Windsor Hotel) of 19t* The war's
originated about her husband's o"er-the
from 'veterans I..ac.e
training program has with masters of '
and 'to
ceremony everything be achieved.
w / overseas duty.HAPPY .
submitted and
1 : times: became necessary for two approved. .V IblIIYIl' Year
NEW YEAn! V to all!
To those who for a.
I brief moment _
1 men to go on a journey with only .. Former civilians in service
I ,1 one horse between them. I I Two ministers of different faiths held the spotlight through their individual far an>U send In word that they I I It was In a movie I house' The audience
At the start of the tt, one achievements we give follow the tlmnir..* nt =VAC_. .In. sat
p person were the best of friends although thanks Air News. n -- spellbound while a f)
would go ahead on horseback thrilling tale of love and
r4 they often disagreed romance
+ the on religious Let u* go forward together! April and the
other plodding along on foot I beginning of "all was being unfolded
ii questions. One day they had been sac on the screen
At a predetermined out movement" of officers and men One of the
point along arguing, a little more high-points was a scene
heatedly A sailor phoned a San Diego hotel to
the route the one on horseback overseas assignments From where the hero
than was usual, on some while slapped the hero-
on week-end
1 Would dismount, hitch the horse'" liberty. then on always "I'n be seeing you int
cal point, when one of theologl.l.: "Where I vigorously on the face and
can get a room for tonight "
;; to a fence and continue down the I "That's all right. 1"' he asked. war! stalked off. In the tense silence
road on foot The travelers would to The Stamp series start*.! for infor following this bit 'f'of drama
agree disagree. thing that "Where a
s ar you phoning .from matlon and
i reference" of collector'
alternate: 'hitching' and child's
'hiking; I counts' la that we're both doing came the reply.. I"Old I. voice piped up from some-
the trip quite" literally became a j the Lord's work, you in your way "A phone booth" broke FaIthful"under blueprlrtt' machine I where in the theatre. 'Mama," It
"hitch-hike. I and I in His" Pleasant dreams" heavy work. inquired, "why doesn't she hit him
load( ,, but a complete overhaul had( back like you do, Mama ?"


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ACCESSORIES- --- The With very Euleene generous Wlllingham holiday leave _ADMINISTRATION. Tect II II Ij j I

DIVISION gave a great manuy faithful'em- & PERSONNEL I

L" ELECTRIC SHOP ployees their first opportunity to
Last week A & R administrationand
By Ruby layers llinson spend Christmas at home in sev- I
personnel much hon-
We are glad to see Leonard Rat- eral years, as well as affording a was very
ored to have of 1
terrre back with us after 12 days large per cent of the military per- prominent and one most 1I

sick leave and Charlie Cnrke, 748, sonnel, both officers and enlisteda outstanding per- I

after several days. The cold winter chance to enjoy Christmas with sons ian of, Miss the. week Mary Miss Dunbar Dunbar, as civil-has By Emma Sue McLeodWe tainly tops and everyone in auto

weather has really affected the their families Some of those who pilot feels the same way,"
done a wonderful Job and we are the civilians at NATech I
electric shop. Willie Sheffield, 748, were privileged to renew family I
glad to have her in
Is out this week and Mary Holland, ties at this time,are: our office. TraCen, would like to give expres- Jennifer M.'ancet Material
Miss Ruth Brook and 1'1rlJ. La- NTSch (AEM) : "As far as I am
who has been ill for two
712 Helen Hjder, supervisor of civilian Kllse Chambers spent the Christ- sion to our views, ideas, and reactions -, concerned the Navy is the best or-
weeks, is out.
Christmasleaves records, who, with her hus- mas holidays in Atlanta, Ga., with since our entrance to this activity I ganization to work for in the

r band. Lt. Morey Hyder, spent her friends and relatives. MU Barbara I States, especially the aviation

t are beIngenjoyed first Christmas in five years time Merck prefers Sunny Florida, Joseph E. M<'Cantn: Phase Tech I branch. I have learned how to

by with her family in Louisiana. so she spent her vacation in MI- nical: "With all due modesty I drink Navy coffee, and the many

many employesin Jack llamner, Ylc, enjoyed ami with friends, but to the Wood might say that Phase I has been I I funny incidents, too numerous to

the electric holidays with his parents In Birmingham I sisters, 1'Iattle and Lorene, there'sno outstanding in accomplishments mention, I shall always remember.

shop. Among for the first time in five place like home; so off to Mon- in that it has never ceased to move Being a native of Jacksonville, I

I them are: years. j ticello, they journeyed.We forward in all phases of instruction 'I, am subject to a lot of teasing and

Louise HI rll('h- Morgan L. Chubb, after three I welcome Mini Theodore Lull, Many of the fine men I have' can give back just as much as I

man, Mary TIsolulso salty Christmas seasons in the I who transferred from Ordnance come in contact with have left and,take from our dear 'Yankees.' We

Genie South Pacific, is having a very Division and Mrs. Lillian Mundy, I many more are leaving. It interests really love 'em."

Ollschar, Sir, white Christmas in New York with who is a new employee to the per- me to contemplate the reaction ,I
3'3'I riorine C. Reed: Adv Link
712, who will be his parents. I sonnel section.Lt. I of the boys when the Pneu- I
Maintenance: "Now that the war
e Keen, former A & R assist-
with her family matic Tube of "Sufficient Points"ejects
Steve Siki>r. ARMlc, after 33 is over and even though can
Ruby M. Illnson l In ant personnel officer, returned to them into civilian soap
Pittsburgh, months overseas, is spending a suddenly and
I dy magazines can be jurchased -
Pa., II. W. Fisher, AEM3c, who I is week with his parents in Brook- '! Jacksonville this week from Pearl I life again. They are my friends at one's neighborhood store, it
visiting his in Cleveland Harbor to receive her discharge. and I shall miss them. Sir the
family //l'n. N. Y. his first holiday leave In' unson, would be more convenient if the civilians -
Ohio, Mary Rowe, 748, who went years. Lt. Rees has been on duty at Pearl first man in this phase, has received '- ,
working on this base
home to Batesburg, S. C., W. I). Dorothy Cuoperliler, of civilian Harbor about 12 month, and we'reglad his discharge, as well as allowed the privilege. of purchasingthese
Holt 748 with i to see her return. lHlman Linebach and
twenty days' Smltty
records, will miss Christmas at articles here. After we get
Mm. Charlotte Ilaake will also
Louis Doulet who is StarKe. All of these worked
visiting -
home in Oakland Calif. for the' name and dash to the stores
; over ,
leave us this week to return to her
in Marianna and W. C. IlollingMvorlli faithfully to help build the school,
third straight year, but is not too home in New York.A | they are so crowded and about
is I and I wish them well
Waycross Ga. as they re-
unhappy about it as her husband, I pre-Christmas treat in the ready to close that one is worn out
turn to their status of civilians.
LeRoy Thompson's son, LeRoy, I II
Corp. Karl Cooperider, was dismissed I b:: the time they have finished
form of good boxes of
Jr., is here In Jacksonville for the I very candy Gathered from the four corners of
this week from their few It would
Camp I purchases. be
holidays. He is a thief storekeeper I generously provided by Lt. (jg) the country, they soon became
Blanding, and they will reach splendid if the officer in charge ofship's
Ruth Hall, caused the
Mr. ancl1\lrM. Wuldron have been I personnel welded into a compact unit where
Washington, D. C., in time to see service would rescind his or-
division to think the Christmas
out this week due to their son's I no other creed existed other than I
his sister's children enjoy Christ der not to cash personal checks,
appendicitis operation party was early this year. The occasion what was good for the school. They
will from there to I the
mas. They go thereoy eliminating necessityof
was the donor's
Your has handed promotionfrom in truth mates and brothers
reporter, Ruby, I were
l half off
California to reside. t-klng a day merely to
to lieutenant
in her ensign junior in the service and
resignation, after two whether i I'
cajh a check However, I have enjoyed -
dbetter Y2c his
spent grade.
with A R. "Yanks" "Rebs ,
years &c. or we were all
the of the civilian
first Christmas at home In twoyears privilege
under the and the'
.hall and the luncheons
did Kraiichalis i are
as Maragret -
PLANTDIVISION badinage carried on from time to
METALS wholesome and well cooked. But
Y2c. was wonderingIf time all I
in the
was spirit of good
there times when does not
her family would serve her DIVISIONBy are one

Christmas breakfast in bed as was humor. I care for a heavy lunch, and a drink

B> Llbhja Boy ett done for her the year she was In'' Josephine KUIiards Doris. C. M(,Bride: Personnel Office I 1 and candy bar would suffice, pro-

The rush of Christmas-cards I boot camp. We wish a speedy recovery to : "I've been here only a short vided one could purchase the can-

and presents mailing packages Martha Davis, who is still out ill time but must admit that I really(I Jy bar..
back home --turkey and cranberries work and the fine fellows
enjoy my -
Ketlta Swift has left for New Helen E. Peters: Training Dept.
--ma)'be an f'g'g.nog or two- ELECTRONICS and girls I have come in con
Jersey to visit friends and relatives -
"On the 14th of 1946
day January ,
Iall over with, and we all are Graham two hearts tact with. On my arrival here, I I
DIVISION I will\ have completed four
Again at our desks, drawing was deeply impressed with the yearsof
will soon beat as one Word has
service with the Navy at N.VT-
boards, welding rods, machinesand By Stella Roger been received that Isabelle Killmn cleanliness of the base, the flow- I
echTraCen, long enough to receivea
hammers back to normal A number of our workers have has returned home from St. Vincent's ers, hedges, and freshly painted hash mark if such
a thing
again. I hate to remind you, but turned Jn resignations during the Hospital.Ve are wishingher buildings, and I take great pridein During these four were
this Saturday we work to make being a part of this activity. possible. years
Home and Gladys Christmas and New
week -
i --Margaret a Merry a I have held positions. I have
up for that grand holiday, so don'tforget : Cne from the radio shop and Year full of health and happiness Chow facilities are most reason- 'I ijovcd work much andI

to show up. I Lila: Ross and Ruth Anderson from What is that certain girl goingto able and good and "Snug Hubor"I have seen my officers very and enlisted -

Some of us in the drafting room I the cable shop. La Verne :heirleaves do with that love bug that bit I is all that the name implies. I men come many and go. I have

were discussing the eclipse of the 1 Monday for Chicago with her? Bernice Carlton: Civilian Person- t-vo sons in the Army who served

moon, which led to the question ;, her husband, who has been discharged nel office: "The finest thing that'' their country overseas. C..e son
would the eclipse take place at the I has 1915 the
from the service.'Incr. happened during was was wounded in Luzon, receivinga
same time on the east coast as the Davidson Wins surrender. of the and the dec-
,- west coast? But between slide I Burch wished her apart- Japs medal of honor for saving lives
ment had a rear door when she laration of peace. Next came the of his comrades, and my other son
rules, a little "Celes" aand heard "the" automobile horn honk Monthly HonorsThe increase in pay, a five day workweek was one of ten Florida boys in the
some trigonometry, we never did I 1
: the other night. Who's the man and all the legal holidays to ground crew who was commendedby
settle the argument-
instead of I that comes around, Inez! Beneficial Suggestion com- which we now are entitled. The Captain Spaatz for their cooperation -
stick to engineering
astronomy.Just I We now have a new name. Ra- mittee recommends Frank W. Da- only regrettable part of this set- in the Air Corps in Guam. I

received some news that dio-radar and all 300" shops for- I vidson of shop 722, Assembly and : up is the parting of friends we am glad the war i isO\'er, and I

their "E" have made during our days here, wish for ;
1'anl fl.! Ferry, aircraft instrument' merly the electric division are now Repair department as ew'lng peace and
the known the electronics division man for December. Davidson is but as new faces are coming in good will to all men. It would be
from as
mechanic, is transferring .
I very popular in his division, wherehe constantly, we are eager to help a vast 'r 'irovement. and a big helpto
plant division to engine oveihaul Bill Thompson is looking gloomy
them become acquainted and make
constantly is improving the us if arrangements could bead
Lots of luck on your new Job, Paul. these Is it that head cold or "
days. them feel at home. I
quality of his work and the workof :: with the Transit Company to
Clifford NUKel of our drafting transfer of Wa\eBill?
the your his department. Fay Kstelle: Harry: NTSch (Automatic : prov' e a bus at NATechTr aCcn to
has home to Michigan Bill and
room Of the
gone i course, party AndyThompson ,
II five Pilot School) : "I have carry us home When you work all
He has offered suggestions,
for good We will miss seeing Nick went didn't I
on help ;,
been working at NATechTraCen day, it is trying to wait
and received two cash awards to- very
sitting or lying on top of his drawing I
matters any. | 1942 for times and three bus-
since September during some
taling $115. He also has a device to
board, his feet stuck out in the ,
I George face is on the sick list on "Mercury Bearings" in experimental which time I was in the machinist ses before they will stop. They are
aisle his shoes on i
polishing everyone
that happens to pass by. ;I this week. Hope to have "Curley" ,I' stages, upon which tests mates school, AEM school and later so crowded by the time they reach

Katherine Malic is also leaving back again soon. are now being run. His tool for upon request, was transferred our destination, that some of us

The day SC2 was inspected a "Lapping Gyron Ball Races' was to the auto pilot school. I wish to have been compelled to take a bus
for home in Ohio. She was secretary I I
to Lt. :Mi-Candles for over a I weird looking creature made its progressively valuable with his various :1 I state that since my employment tc the Main side in order to get a

appearance in tl e vicinity of the changes. here I have really enjoyed it and peat going home. It has almost
Just won't be the same ;
without year. Katie's smiling face. Wonder paint shack. Was it a muzzled dogor First he devised a tool which I have worked for some of the best'' brojgit tears to my eyes to see

how they will like walking in a new variety of ant eater? j takes the work out of the clutch : officers and chiefs. They have real- car after car pass by with the back

those deep northern snows again I Come out from behind that dis- without having to stop and start ly been swell and I can ask' for no I seat empty. Are not these people

I visited Tool Room No. 466 to guise, pop--your corporation gives motor, formerly necessary with II better boss than the present one, si_ned for the 'share a ride' policy -

get some news, and chatted with you away. i straight and beveled ball races. Comdr. C., R. Conger. He is cer- I ?

Mda :Squire| and Kuth crown aircraft Jane r.mbr.v when asked who the He then devised a special chuckfor Kill-: tli -ferry, her husband anddatighter -

workers, who were recently visiting sailor was, said he was tapered races and found a special went to Tennessee, Betty I

transferred to the Plant division. just her buddy. We're all for this Gyro wheel bearing holder Moeller is on a week's leave and : Holiday PayIs

Believe me getlng news for this buddy stuff. Jane! I could, with slight change, be sat- is spending it with her family In'

division is a real job. I have to I Bill Davis took off last Thurs- isfactory. St. Augustine, Jo Martin and her ExplainedIn

walk all over the Assembly and day to take in Santa Claus festivities A method to apply pressure to; husband are in S. Carolina Oils
sniffing for I the movies. I the laplng stick by treadle action ,
Repair Department and also enjoy Stephens, who has a 11 day
rather than hand has been designed a recent Navy Civilian Personnel -
choice bits of gossip, since our I.. I. Sduffer, AKTlC (863)) supervisor by Christmas leave, motored to his ;
Instruction from the Office
by Davidson This -
was a
is in all
division personnel
plant radar lab received his discharge home in California for the holidays
the A & R tool rooms, the weldersare on the not *o unlucky thir- big advance over the former meth- A highlight of pre-Christmas of Industrial Relations, the
od, which was tiresome, basis lor holiday pay eligibilitywas
outside in the metal shop back very '
teenth. Bon Len. caul\-I festivities took place in the Labor
I voyage. ing pain, soreness in hand explained. For the guid-
and ,
of the A & U, the plumbers Board last Friday afternoon when.
carpenters are in the far corners shoulder. and back of the opera-I Personnel Relations had their gala'' ance of all employees, payment
MIICiINEDIVISION tors. This change also has benefited I for holidays involves the following -
fixing aleaky
r>l the building, or maybe Christmas party tnM.IIII..r: -
steam' over in hangar the product as the treadle : consideration:
pipe way ,son played the part of Santa and :
122! applied greater. pressure. He then I each with a When an employee is absent

icy Myrtle Tinker improved the lapping compound presented Christmas Delicious employee food and fro/n duty without advance au-
farmerette seeing newly with no letdown in quality thorization either at the closef
City on :Mini Tyler spent a pleasant punch were served to all and an'
hatched chicks. "I can FCC how week-end In Ocala with his children These changes, cut rejections attractive Christmas tree decorated > the workIng day before or at

they go out -those shells, but Ruby, llaipiT is back) alt from 50-70 per cent and speeded the room Mrs. I.vn<'li is on the beginiiAng: of the w- rking
Is how they go the process 100 per cent. i : day after. a holiday, and such
what fuzzlt'll me er four weeks on hick l..a'eIr. . a three-weeks leave in Miami, absence is determined to have
In..' :\ (>'Brieu and :\11'. li.lon: are on where she and her husband will unauthorized the
been ,
leave as of this week Shop 517 take in the Orange Bowl game and em-
is considerd to be in
1Jl/t... 6 has a new mechanic, Mr. :s. \\'. GATE .GOS-Sip-1' the races. We expect that in usual a empioyna non hay status for the entire

A Mers from the assemoly division style they will play the winnersat !
( I perm I ct his absence Includingthe /
\\\d ISrimdt fnrrol had 1HJ'>' Congratulations to Lt. and Mru'.Kivt *. the races. '
;) \ holidaySo ,
week decorate Christ- I'
g? busy helping \\ : on the arrival of a baby to receive the benefits of I

JJ: mas trees foi his neighbors.Mr. boy, Uur beit wishes to you and I Her lips quiverd as they approached holiday pay, it is necessary for

1 Adams, vvo would 'like to your family, Mary Edith his. His whole frame all employ, except hose: on

r / h 4 rJ Know what ca_ has no.v Mvwa Brooke\ who left Personnel Relations trembled as he looked into her I I authorized leave, to be on duty

Jriiy Glarr.-Icy. git, his discharge! Friday to return to her homein eyes. Her chin vibrated and his :I the working day before and

\ \\t. ([ !J"rl- ( v rclc, ai'
. \1 a unl fi r.lljy lws:; from cur ov.'n one. Before she left ever'yon everY-I close to him. i Christmas holiday this means

1 fill ('*;1U :M.ie.Joe enviously admiring the The moral of this: Never kiss a Friday, 21 December, and Wednesday -

\ 1 ':J.friH[)! left us last week. Swiss watch her husband girl in a jeep with the engine running 26 December. Over New

r,.' -,: Ij'lcc' old Santa, he w r n ah\"ays jolly cent her from) Belgium; for Christmas I ;. Year's, it means Saturday, 29

and will be mused: throughout: Lucy Martin has returned December, and Wednesday, 2

"I'm worried obctt: Junior .'l.e machineshrp.. to mail, tile, and records after a When a patient of a Dallas, Texas January This schedule applies

He's his beck The in&rliiiM dl'I ,il(hn hopes that recent (.p.:ration! Most of the' doctor complained that loss of to all-- employees unless announced -
alloys saying I
everyone has had a very Merry gang in Personnel Relations tpejiCliii.'imns : memory was one of her symptoms I differently for groupsof

aches." I Christmas and will have a happy at their homes cither in I of her illness, his diagnosis was employees on special duty.

and pio'-pviouii N\:w Ytar. or away from Jacksonville. made payable in advance. I - -



11' : 3

Page: Ten NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION 27 December 1945

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Many Earn Higher ]I A Happy New Year- :-She Says---

NATTC Ratings, New List & ,imw'/tJ.F'/ nr


ENTERTAINMENT. !! Announced, Shows 3&w& I' t)

At least 1 1ATTC: seamen acquired I
-- --- ---- rq
--- -- --- -- -- crows and several score J

petty officers earned advance
MOVIE SCHEDULE mcnts in tate within recent weeks t n ;i iIi "

according to the latest advancement II ,
1IH'KM$ \%'-.\ FTTFP; FOR FML: with Marsh Hunt an.! John list made public this week .
Carroll Also slurts isoo and :JOOO. I : J 11.1 !
New petty officers include '" .
FtUnU: s\n'\\KITTY starling Paulette Oidlird AI-I ;: \ ,
vin C, trueauff, Tl\Ik: ; I'arl: I
and Ray MIII Sanders, PhMU; George R Olb'l of
\\-\PPOINTMLNT: : : : : IN: : TOK O. War Department film Walter ,} 'i. ) ,
bins, Jr., AEMJc: ; V, Lively !It .
Also Short. News 1 ;>0l, 1SOO and :JOOOMOMi \\ ,:
.UMk: ; Hoi man A, Hall Jr.. '"
: .\\-SHO\\; TIME Variety Show of sir i vaudeville acts I 1 :i: \. Jd
PhMIt: ; Annette R Bailey PhM: <\
!tW') and J)00" .
:5c; Calvin B Holland. AEM.i.: : ; 1 "
TtiE.il.\1'-NF\V:: : : \FAHS DAY DANCE With SEPARATION-. .... ;, '
\ Margaret V Evans! PhM; c ; Lorraine -
\1 CENTER OnCHESTH2000 to :2iOO: \
W Luther, Spl( S rtc:: ; Joseph f f!
v \. ,
1El\ESI\V-MAISiE: : [ GOES TO RENO starring Ann Sothern < ,
Sestak. PhVlt: ; William G, Ponder :
Also Short ISO) and 2000. I __ .
PhMlc: ; Dorothy G. Ludwig, < .
TltlTlt"U.\\-CARNIVAL OF SNORTS, UsQ Show, 1SOD and J "":IO '
PrtrMJc: and John D Arnold, .
21)')'), '

.. i PhM-Ji Other personnel hoostei. up the I II i <-i j ,
I pay grade I ladder anti their new '
rates: :": : :
< .
t '
Albert/ Lee, ACOMTAA I Milton .
; Jjl
I., }o'olltt'r.O [Tlc: Robert W, : t: S.
Parks. C.Mlc[ ] : Donald H P,Meg al I, //d// ; )

\ t PhMlc; Thoma W', :Moire. Jr, : I t ..j
I AOMTU, / \.. d \ '
I iV'f'
I 1'<1 ,7':> I
James J, Buckley, SpiAi2c' ; ( t J \ ... ;
John J. Olson! Spi A 12'; Walter "rJ .

Dub/inski, spiMJt' ; Robert J// Andf hole| )1.IC111.f'IJn ('Ol.I. o( Inivirsal will have

} Hanlon SpiAiJc, ; Claud R, Hani everything: she Sills in lilli). too. .1')11'1 we*
t lon, pCA( 121'; Demonic MaiuiniRpiAi2c .
1-rancisR. Hall PhM2i' --
; ; ;
Henry H Goldstein. sp< A tic; \\al Info Offered On I \ \1'1'(' 1I0LlU.\

It'r1.: l. Pirmaen p\, ''Je', E1'EI1'.1INMF'N'1'PIO '
Jflh William H. Bincroft! III Spi PI Courses I { < It 11Here

2c; I'd ward VBakei'. .\ FM2iSvdnev :: College by i is the remainder of lhe1'TC

..... O, Blav. ACMJc; HubertC i ,
I N \ Hohlay Entertainment:
Cash: APM2c[ Miriam M 1.I 1. '
'tr Educational OfficeI I logmm arranged bv the Wei-
0" I Brooks] Sp< sie'; =Nelson H Clink. ,
7 late department::
.' i A": 12('; Albert G. Coleman, ARM: I
siindiv : 2t; Jay ONeal: : Curry, AEMJe: ; Educational Services at NATechTra'en 'I
(:1'1'10U: : : > 1'tIn: Hostss
i Samuel H, Patterson AhMJc I ; Ji s. now has available. catalogs; .
< UMIXIfriini IdOO/; l I" |fllI"tllli..tl'd
.i nee F, Pond, AFM2t: ; nl hard B. for colleges/ and universities ot the
: men with guests In-
Inskeep MJe[ : John )F. \\'ubhonhorst 4S states, and contacts are being n H ed,

MJt; ,Jack C, Reed AMIJi: : : made to attain like inter' 'mation '
Xiiiidiv :HI UI'c'I'.rnIN'r-\\-
John D, Riehboutg J AFMit: ; 11 attholomew on foreign universities These "
Klh: MIHW: 's0inih.:- || :.
P, TesoncroFM2c': catalogs are now on display; in theoffice
in \iiclilorinm 1 \\ii |I"'rrr"alll' ,-
Marion P Oliver PrtrMJc and all
in BuilrlmgIiOI
; Avery i'H. 180(1)() and I '!000liuvlav .
B Jsihlagheek. PitrMJcAdvanced ". hands ate welcomed to read any
\ ''of ', I 'lamnry-1 1V( f.;
to Sic were: David them h Vnditoriiim; iOOO( ( to '>;{|)0,
Lt, 1 ijgi) George,: S. Renter, .Ir.. ,
W, Baker, Billy G. Dame, Willlim : MUSH )h> sepiirall ('i nler Or-
D DeCarlo Tiancis r \. Ellis, Gordon h and Lt (igi{ I HP, Jenkins, .Ir. I lustra U"I'r" ill be sirvivllliuril .

i L. Fergot; John Fraser Ion have just completed preparation I >', :H .lininrv' I'sOMIOW '
aid C. Gannon Bernard .J. Gner. of Job Guide For't'tIt.." a :17 page "SI'()IC'IS IC EVI: .F.: '' In'hlitnrllllll.

William H. Hagans: John L. booklet, for general distribution .\' Ivvn. JH'rfi"riniii<'I>H,
I Hardy. Donald F. Henmnger, to those who are inteiestedGeorge 1KOO) and ;iK)0/ )
1, Charles U, Horton Donald R / Beikovitz compiled the information -.

J Klein James A. Kriebel 1. Pasco J, one ol the many training courses
'Lewis, James L. Murphy[ Jr.. Another booklet entitled'hat fr up grading open only to those
Frederick F Olland Howard A. About A Jolt" is now available with a high school diploriM

Peiaid Carl W", Reagan Jr'.. Lyle for all hands, and a very detailed Through your Fdmational Servicesnt'fu'er

.I.I Root Frank G. Thomas Leonard information hart entitledVhat you can apply for school

L, Vessels Alfred V, VimontT You 'an Do With Your Navy I" credit and receive your diploma
mil \olquartsen, Edward A. Training In A Civilian Job," hv' on completion of the necessary

\ .. ;:." Young and Curtis J. Wietmg;. I the B'Nai B Rith Vocational Service stiidii,

"- I Bureau ot Washington, D Coo If you want to receive credit at

'' f. ":.. .. Youi pal: IN spoiled, aln't she!" in available I a school, or a college, or on the
_-no.: ":Nnit" ', This office has recently set up I prospect list of an employer, for
-- just the pirfoom she's
I 1'anlt'rta; (.oddard Hire, 1 rid iv, and ;Saturday:: ; ;: : in;; h11l'1'Y. : UIll1n...,. specilK' information on otcupitions : ''; your Navy experience, you will bit

---- I I and professions based on the given a form to fill out Your

I .11.I \M heir tin :Man who landlady: "How di you like this Didionarv of Occupational i Fdticational Services Officer will
,11' Itld 1 I I'.n' \I'"I.h7" '\\'het ic call room as a whole '" I tles' put out by the TI-j forward it to the school or employer

I I I", ,.t,. a Somali I knew' in Bos Sailors wifl'H: a hole, it's of Labor, I of your hoice

I t ,i. "'1 have to have sp'l'iallib. fine as a room not so good" Educational ervirei Office The. Navy itself, of (course can
t \1 t\', Mv wile just called and the '- I conducted\ so that all hind are not give a't'ad'mic credit or rut

an t hold. the baby to give him is under way now welcomed regardless of lank rate your business qualifications It -

'''age 111'rlkll1t'" i NATTC" will nuns the burly. or classification, does however. make possible[ a
.SHIPS. kin.1.hour'tod chief His enthusiasm You have left I''hooll
But Chief Harrison takes it All 1 may high complete and exact picture of your
\\ith a grin and when someone! ipp mound the Center put spark a few' months short of your diploma i regular/ training" : and off-duty edu-

'/aehe him with a big,:: problem in a Ht of .otherwise routine. jobs, I and you msly want to. go !In for I cation.
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Nut h'Ally in 1ata tt' of nervous\ --- --- --- -

COMPANY PROFILES hysteria' the chief proceeds toe With Variety Show Here New Year's Eve

Him him down in such a way that
NOYHKAR THIS ".THEiYNIF)1tM .. the sailor soon goes away with a 1 1f
OF THE I 'AI1"- smile He manages{ to arrange s' 1IR .,

'WINIIS[ M1F EXi'E'TEIall : > everything front emergency ]leaves
ate i 1.1111111 chants touch re- to family reconciliations

verbei ate tht ',ugh the :NA1TC" The hours in the O,p. ofim am .G j
area at' all hours! and usually originate i.
funny too Eight hours on and :!'l
from the husky throat of hour off.Luring. -- ir
\ Ernest H Harrison. Chief of the o.I'f. I
his three I lad
;year per
L Watch, OOD Off l'(', Harrison has
at NATTC he wu sent on T.AO. .
been around NATTC: since .
twice, to 1<'t. Lauderdale and the
1012 ant, is really the orbit! y
i West Coast!
shout which everything spins He
knows everything going on and if The chief can usually answer all 1 t '
he doesn't. soon can find out the inquiries, foolish as well as the j
set ions ones, because besides being '
His job really consists of
questions. the chief of the watch for 22 ;
questions, questions: just call{ months, and (leading chief of the

him Chaplain Your scribe spent XOP Division, he was a phase chiefin ;
approximated 10 minutes in the
the Aviation Radioman school(.
"huh" office and these are some of
in charge of the Insurance department
the conversations between telephones

in Personnel and hud the
ringing! : store-room over at the AFM .'

Telephone: "What dutj sectionis school 6
on tonight?" I t
I His hobby is Aviculture (not
s Chief "Duty section 3. m'am," to he (confused with Agriculture ), UMt: \ :

1 Tl'h'phonl''t'll.. are you sure, I which is the keeping and raisingof Frl"It'III1& HroilvatUiictr.
mv huslMnl nail, Two Wait tillI birds At his home here in
get ahnld l tf that man." Jacksonville, he has probably the Hill the 1'our iVvvils, Inl,inationallt .

c ( ""'pfl"'il i l 1)1'i the Gnat : "I have finest collection of tropical birdsin ,' ram,,".. jugglers. are

(. neverit ii'| this. watch Please tell the south numbering over 100, aimnl in Inca tlf the mi what I" it, Some of them are very rare H' "
the \'arl"I.t'oh'I: w. :>Mim lime,
"I need tranA ,,- has successfully bred species which ,
po rt ation.i were considered almost! extinctQuite t '..mm n |111\: ,\1' ( .\ii.MoriiimM

Where's the an expert on the> siihjec, hi M ''''.>'. :U JI"'l'lIIlwr, fir |lN'r-

;, t \' t" has written articles! for the .Vvuultine fiirminiii tt JKOO,) ;ml '!
e '111.1 1 'rr' < if hum Society IIf America anI I (other f>r iris In the line.hour HIHVin) ,

11,' I' .\ \' organizations' interested in the cul. < ln It' I 1':11I",111I1I'r: il.-.c'rilcl

Ii. 'h :h'n'; tine of birds I :t.. (the H mill'H r iv Ill'll" <'
"; 1 I.. he' an The chief is also a dug; fancier Kiilh) ( Inn. ('hi"'-, .inner: ; Hill

., / /.', -i 1''" Sato : and has three Pole 1" lst.'re'I I minials j ily s.,\\>'cr, ""II..h!! ,.., claiuerKini :

I II I I"."'" I like. Iii plans to open a {iet( ship" &; mil l ICeynilels., ttlIII i ) \\lrviirlitH.
," /K this lu re in licksotuill: ,' when h,' gets: ; an I Hie i\iiltnl'I live Tilt: I'01 U .m\\'t-::IS

1"' h"'t.i I 111'i '.INi nit of tier Service; in I.ininry Tin jail. : (Mill, The tllow it bring Inhill'1..,. bY the 11'elfare. il... hive 1t'III.lo1) entertainment pro

thief HtrrUm' t. e r' 1 in a bml,ling fur the new ililishmtnt brought; hero from a theater in pirlment as purl oC fire exten: grim.:




27 December, 1945 NATTC JAX AIR NEWS SECTION Page Eleven> J


r As NATTC Danced to the Music of Bob Chester's Orchestra at Christmas Dance

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x.vrrr KM: .ISTED 1'It OSStI: SJOJ the street musit of nub (hester1 In the midst of admiring) sailors anil one lad appanutljanls to ghe her a Christmas -
band at dame last I'rlday' night tihlili opened the holiday entertainment
programsjtottNored prtMiit." Melon right: part of Die fagged-out, dame committee has just enough
bj (the Welfare departimnt Ahoy are six photos taken during) the four r(:
hours of liuulng. I'pper left, the dinner nod the dame floor during a fast imitiIKT. ..tN'nltlht.rt\ ;>s the dante ..1t'1If1I'hl..i..n to gulp) some. refreshments, Left to right,

Upper right, :Marble! Wood, ('l .. .ter's girl yotalist, glus out during: a numlx I front rota-Dorothy l liih\lg, I'liMSr, >larnn_ Donnell, She; :%Mntite Ream, 1!> llln '; I

Mlille luster, at right directs, Middle Ittt ( luster" bilges: a grouplio "sought" .\ O. stetens, sl(', dance ihairmnn ( bending cater) ; and Helen King, *sl,.. tack
Mh autograph! + ) ;Middle<< right/ dancers irtmd the foyer, during!: an intermission for I r.m-('. K.: MalMtd, v 2 t'; It. A. s<.hmidt, s >(., Jo l-liMx'n, Sl|\1)3c: ; snit J. It
frfshimnt" JUlow left, ringer Margie/ Wood se< klng: refrcshnu" find. be'rsrltsPLR5H 11t"1I1\.r. N3c.

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S from nATTC r dnams not of. white hristmas. tho she uniilil) prefer flying, say mm line up in the lockers for miist JanuaryPad- )Dates
but title >, lllnfr gouns: soon III I with a Fiper Cub Sonic of those t It'r.
be "'11111 h'". kuhdracltl's faorilmateilal '
is ,1111-1.1.0\) U. his )piture '- dtlunte! perfumes Here: among the I MiiM all the bustle of \\'A\'1:8I Set for 2nd, 15th

her choice" gift I'rances '<'Ill- gifts under the tree Rex en got the going on leave, two new 1Vavcsarrived I Only one par day\ \,11lit'\ Ir-
11's present front her maiinM \voul with "Je Re\iens ( and we from Middle River, Md, regular next month.
certainly elobaratcly urappe January dales
rte I Ruth JUrndons glamorous opened her Ileau CatiherHums ." :M Hjfilj I and Ali e Maiikie Mediusilay' ", i pay January,trill amiluisda.y 'It'!
ian tlimmate! of the two \\' had fun .
lounging [pajamas from liaunn one > e here Christmas ,
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were lot ely to look at but she'II eternal, questions, "What time is \\ hat with fco; much going on The K. Mfers has annouiunl. In
. han to do a bit of hilding hot! it '" as she proudly (h-:>pla\s her dance }Friday night; with Bob Chester )
December both
Mj M. M\ II. : bieath to make them\ tit \\'e'11 just new vvatihcrrinj, I '. muse was really smooth, And irregular.: pay daj 'I "fre
"Santa lieu ottr, the Wn\1'10 bar, tall Aidys Redman our globe tutttr (' : the bulletin! hoard art there was "life" at the dance Monday I
J'1..I k i ;. IDU brought lots" of wonderlul and let it go: at that me utrds from former Mates actually night It was also a great novelty I ; -' % --j-- -
giflM. The Ixst facie the I.-IIR day .h"s In Tallahassee! and the I missing) the old familiar laces and to be able to enjoy breakfast The \' a'I is Just a dame

OistHiice phone tails w itch sent next the ether side ot the i(>ntinint ,- rontlix, liar marl taida" from (,*i coffee and lolls in the barracks I fool ___ ___ ___
panty Hat I1* "Id, M\ Redline and the pieta and read. "Ihertx no new. Christmas! housecoats stories (>f those who matle It home
Jmo Presley dashing to the "'Ie. I Mystic Ti\\IIH homeward bound plate like > our old. liomi" \\'t' hope and !dipjtrH to show (\ff.I I for Christmas. signing off \\ilh
Jlhone enter; their mm back from. for Christmas. walt detumined) to I, they are enjoying It, What we realy 'I Now Me'rc looking fontard to leads of memories of the last
overseas. Redline and I'ltsley are I ptt:: a mat (n the train tvtn }if it I II \ Heed l I* a bug/ omh. The latest I streaking off somew here for a gala I \ATTC and yiith the best 3t'arI olishtH

no\V trousseau hunting, their I was htljint; tht: ttatt+'s mpncu (,n the roach situation in that they Sew tar's aln to hear all the I \\ for a yerj Ilajipj 46 .



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r Star Cager I Turret Players. Get Intramural Football Awards at Banquet ''::1


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TWKNTY-FOUK 1'LAYERS AND COACHES of the Turret trolt, Mich., tackle; 1'<'. I.. Rowers, Duquesnc, 1'a., tackle; U' K. Boyd
lI football squad, winners! of the NATTC Football league championship Atlanta Ga., guard; II. 1'. duly, Independence> Mo., tackle: K.: \'. ...
were presented billfolds by Capt Ford N Taylor, NATechTraCen ('ham lit'''''', Cairo, 111., tackle; K. W. Coles Newark N. J., manager/ ; ..
R : Z t I commanding officer, at a banquet given for nil Intramural league E. L Conway, San Pedro, Calif., halfback E. C. Parr, South Bend,
players! In one of the mess halls last Meek More than 50 players, Ind., fiillltack; 1\(. L. Foster, McCune, Kan., quarterback; C. K.Fredericks .
athletic officers! and special guests! attended Above, Captain Taylor Canton, N C., end; J. "'. Harris, Merriam, Kan., end;
gives awards to two Turret players. At the left, F. I... Mowers, of J. II. Hanson, Clarktownshlp, X J., end; W. C. Kiniinkl, Minneapolis
Duqiicsne, }'a., a tackle, receives his and at the right }'. t;. (Duke) Minn., halfback; P. E. Lalliillier, East! Rutherford, N. J., halfback;
Lahtillicr of East Rutherford, N. J., star halfback Is about to receivean \\'. Lastoski Shamokin, Pa., fullback; T. \\'. Moore, Alhamhra, Calif.,
autographed football from Captain Taylor in behalf of the Turret center; C. E. O'Koark, Cumberland, Ky. center; J. I). Sihvanowicz,
squad. Others shown at the speakers table at the left, Henry Goldstein Ilamtramsk Mich., guard; E. F. Southern, Corpus (Christ 1 Tex.,
football trainer, and at the right, Lt. Comdr George F. Sauter, tackle; J. II. Walters fullback; I). L. Walton, Chicago, Ill, halfback;
officer-iii-charge of the ARM: school; Captain Taylor; I.t. Comdr. J. J. J. R. White, Salem, Ore., halfback. Coaches-I). Fender, (SI\( )h'.
Gallagher officer-in-charge: athletics; and Lt. (jg) W. II. Mulr, who Jacksonville, and I). N. Berrett, SpAlc( ) Baton Rouge la.
worked an official during the football season. Lieut. C. C. Kelley I In winning the championship, the Turrets compiled a league recordof
officer-in-charge of intramural football, Is standing behind Captain seven wins, two ties and no defeats for 25 tournament points. The
Taylor, Turrets did not fare so 'H'llln outside competition, however, dropping I
Those who received awards were l'la'ers-E. B. Ilobman Ie- the only two contests played.
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TilE SIIARI'SIIOOTING Santa Leaves Gifts for NA TTC Waves I Plans Made For

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Milan (Jug) Ujiiriclt (above) Is
one of the reasons why the :NAT Officers' Bowling
TC Air Raiders are undefeatedthis

season Gjurich, a guard,
has netted 19! field goals and 13 E LeagueatNATTC
free throws! for a total of 51 ,
points in the four games of Air
I An officers' bowling league U
Raiders have played to date HeUH '
being organized at NATTC.
\\ an outstanding athlete at 1
Department heads should sub-
St. Frances college, Loretta, 1'a.,
mit names of officers for five-man
the football basketball '
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and baseball teams and being H :
voted the college's most outstanding \. :jLt. (Jg I William II. Muir of the
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athlete for three L ,
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Navy he coached the football
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-maugh, 1'a., High school.Intramural L. 5 January Is Next

Cage Personnel InspectionThere

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Teams to Resume have been secured
I during the holiday leave periods\ ,
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\ Play Next \Week ; announced.was Last cancelled.Sat urday's The !next inspection -

Inspection will be 5 January.
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00J league suspended play until
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I CIIU1VTMAS; : MOUMNG: : FOl'MI' 'I'iT'ESj.tMA-'LAD WAVES;; of UarracUs 51 gathered He Just this once!
Several close marked lastweek'
XOD games out Personnel around their Christmas tree to open the presents I left by Old Saint :Nick. Left to right, the lucky girls SheI SAID NO!
play, nosing -
26 to 21, and T-EM turning are Dorothy Ludwig 1 Laiirene Burns, Madeline Ittdllnt'Iar)' Fogarty, Harriet Leander, .\rd,)' Redman lie Aw, Ma, all the kids are
back Physical Trainintr-Welfare and :Mary Ann Donncll. Coffee and rolls were served to the Waves In their barracks Christmas morning.A I going barefoot!

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test FC. 43 the to Mess 6.Complete. Cooks trounced T- which hillbilly had been discovered left behind a mirror by a They Worked Day and Night on Holiday DecorationsT4"5 I

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games: "Well, it it ain't my old pappy,' ? R vT'V1 <
he exclaimed. "I never knowed he .'
T-AO 29; Disbursing 23. Ir
) T-EM 38; PT-W 37. had his picture took!" '

Mess Cooks 43j; T-FC 6. lie sneaked the mirror home and .
f XOD 26; Personnel 21. went up to the attic to hide it. But a". (
T-AP 2; Dispensary 0 (forfeit). his wife spied him and later slipped J ci
l, up to the attic and found the

l\tother"Do you like our new mirror. .
maid. Willie 1"WUlie"Nopl' Hxninmmmmmm." she thought,
I'd like to grab looking into the mirror. 'So that's
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you see In the Auditorium and other NATTC areas. At extreme left Iii Al Coli'man.' AEM'Jc.
I of AEM: ship's, company", who had charge of decorating many areas and at right/ foreground I lit Ait In O.

______n__ Stevens, Sic. a student in the ARM school, who Is chairman for NATTC) dances. Working arout the
TIIK IMPRESSIVE NATIVITY' SCENE; above near the corner table on decorations above, clockwise' are: Coleman; Miriam M. Brooks, SpH)2c( ) of the Welfare
,J of Yorktown avenue and Child *treF. <'.t was designed by Corp. Walter department, representative of the dance committee; Rudolf G. Meidl. Sic I ; Howard II. Triplet, Hie;
Kwolek, USMCK.! Lighted at III i ght Midi while\ and blue lights E. 1>. Arven Sic, and Holmes II. Carlisle: ". 82c, all members of the! Welfare ,department who worl.ed on
It to one' of the outstanding\ Chrlstm ias displays in the entire station plno cones and green decorations. ; lientrtre Y. Calhoun, member of the Welfare department, in charge
area of the silk screen shop, who also worked on &green<< decorations, ; and Steven(

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