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Title: Jax air news
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Language: English
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Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: December 19, 1946
Frequency: weekly
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Vol. 4-No. 41 19 December 1946


Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Training Command and 7th Naval District

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

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TransportationIs I CHRISTMAS SCENES AROUND THE STATION Station ReadyTo



Assured For 'fr' ., .: Enjoy Gala


NAS PersonnelTrains i *. ,, 'Holiday Events

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And Buses Can I Kiddie Party. Dances,

\ Handle Everyone Going I And Religious Services

Home On Xmas Leave I Are On The Program

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Unlike last year when both With last-minute prepara-
bus and train terminals were tions being rushed to comple-

hopelessly jammed, the trans- tion, NAS Jax was making
,
portation picture for NAS I ready yesterday to launch one
personnel traveling homeward : ) ,. ., 'of the merriest Christmas

on Christmas leaves tomorrow i celebrations in the station's
is comparatively bright historv
according to Fred J. Abood, Sev- icc" j One of the best parts of the
enth Naval District passenger Yuletide program is the holiday
traffic administrator. I lr+ I leaves being granted nearly all
"Personnel will have little trou- i hands And civilian employees,
ble in making it home," he said, too, are being given holiday leave
"since many Army and Navy at the discretion of their department
bases have closed down since last heads where it would not interfere -
Christmas." lIe pointed out, too, with their work or jeop-
that activities which were still in ardize the security and mainte-
operation like Green Cove name of the station.
Springs and NAS Jax-were mote I But the real celebration will be
or less down to peacetime size, and I r I enjoyed; by those remaining onboard
that nowhere near the number of Personnel at Mainslde will
servicemen would be I leaving from j rind a program loaded with gaiety.
JacKs mille this yens us+ > ,''n.naM-il' L I tun and good cheer. Tomorrow
with last.Another, ,., night is the big pre-Christmas
reason wiry uiivel will I i dance with Bubbles Becker and
be lighter this year is the fact I His orchestra. Then there's the
that an increased proportion of I Annual Children Christmas Party -
personnel are married and residing I on Tuesday, 21 December in
with their wives and children Mamside Auditorium; the Christ-
here at their duty station, Mostof j mas Eve Party and Dance; and
them will spend Christmas here the gala New Year's Eve Party
' and will not enter the tuuvl pu-I The O" Club CPO Club, and
ture at ail 801 Club have all planned elab-
With Horn 1,200 to 1..JOO servicemen I .)rat' programs while the Naval
and women from this sta- Hospital has one of the most ex-
, tion expected to be seeking trans- tens VI' ever attempted there
portation tomorrow, about 800 to Santa will even personally visit
l 00 will use the railroads, it was I au wards on Christmas Eva to distribute -
estimated. The bus companies a4t4- a I gift stockings to patients.Mrs .
should bo able to handle more Robert M. Gillett, wite of the
. than last year: and can reasonably .5 5 hospital's commanding officer, will
be con.i: .nl l on to take care S head a committee which will judge
of the remaii.uer. the Xmas trees in the wards. The
The railroads report that all reserved # ;L judging will take place at 1500
. seats were sold out long \ on Monday 23 December.
ago, and that no seats are avail- 3 Divine worship is playing a
., able on the streamliners Even prominent role in the program.
with the addition of extra cars to Protestant services marking the
handle the holiday rush, all seats holiday begin on Sunday, 22 De-
are taken on these trains, they declared i cember. at lOt: with a special
Christmas Service having the
AltHough many of the trains theme "Joy To The World. The
will already be crowded by the *" choir will sing the anthem "O
time they roll into Jacksonville'sUnion ; '-.
Holy Night" by Adam. Chaplain
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Station, local railroad officials -"
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Francis L. Albert will preach the
have pledged themselves to i sermon
meet the emergency with extra A Candle Light Choral Service
equipment and extra help to clear :-". I and Christmas Holy Communionis
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the station as soon as possible. r- ,. scheduled at All Saints' Cha..
They urged those who had not already ; pel for Christmas Eve at 2245
.., .. purchased tickets to wait The Chapel Choir will sing "The
(Continued on Page 2)1U'I'ICI ) First Noel," "O Holy Night," and!
----- ) i'3Thit. "In The Lonely Midnight" by
: Williams, A mixed quartet will
.. This Is the List issue of the sing "Lo, How A Rose E'er Bloom*
''W'' JAX Alit NEWS for 1910. Publication ing" by Pretorius. Solos to be
of the 26 December Issue sung by Mrs. Janet Leidel include
has been "suspended because t "Gesu Bambino" and "Lulaby" by
of the Christmas holiday Weuill Christensen. Chaplain W. R. Ste
resume publlrution ou venson will preach the sermon.

Thursday, % January, with a STATION IS ALL decked out in holiday dress for Christmas. The Nativity Scene in the top On Christmas Day, at 0930, a
special New Year's edition. To worship service will be offered.
all our renderr, extend.a "sincere photo has been erected as usual, on the lawn in front of the chapels. Santa, with his sled loaded with John Spanley will sing "Tha

wish for a "Merry Christmas toys and gifts, rides plaiUUy along Yorktown Avenue towed by a plane. In the bottom photo, Public Birthday Of A King" while the
and a Happy New Yt'"d"! Chapel Choir will sing "Angels WContinued .
Works painters put the finishing touches on the Xmas' scenes prior to their placement about the station. ( on Fare

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T JAX AIR_NEWS 19 December 1946


_ UNKSMASTERS a 'fliers -Clash With Pratt General





dospital And coca Raton Air Field" .


Meet Down. 51010 Foes In Twin -

Bobby Gault, Star Tilts During Coming Week End

01 Jax Tigers Is By Hill Kehl, S2c
The courtwise NAS Fliers will go into action for the

Versatile AthleteOne second and third times this season when they clash with

Pratt General Hospital on Friday, and then face Boca Raton
of the meat. versatile colored l- Army Air Field Saturday night. This will close the :young

athletes ever to have walkeeonto <
1 a gridiron: or to have had hii 8 Duke Uni\,l'sitr last night, but after a lull because of the
name in a football router' is Bcbbi. Christmas the '
: holidays, local quintet will open the 47 season i
Gault star of) the NAS Jax Tiger* :
against Florida University here on 7 Januaiy
!
colored eleven Bobbled the Tigers :
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to an impressive winnlnf)
[ NEGRO GRID ACEr another top-notch season, and they
this
season year against: some! i) '
the best college colored eleven boast plenty of class in the tentative
starting line-up announced by
Gault showed his best ball
play Coach Kass Kovalcheck, Koval
ing the day the Tigers met and defeated check took over the duties of basketball
Edward Waters College 11 mentor when it was learned
Jacksonville. 14-0. Gault paced thi that
Comdr.
Ray) Tflum would]
local attack by some brilliant running not be available at all times to
and counted for both of thTD's.
e
tutor the
cage outfit. He wIll assist .
He eluded player after plays r
Kovalcheck
in his duties as
on his way to a fort)'.jaid touchdown head coach, however
run. He made an end runlate Two standouts) from last jfnrsfhe
in the third period to tally the 1 1e Harry Platt and T S. Ary,
last score. and passed for the tw,
are sure starters at the guard and
extra points forward slots. At the pivot biff
Bob formerlplajed at the 1'11.. ye six feet four Al Henningsen will
versitv of llhno.-j and was a tean, get the nod. At the other guard
mate of the famous Buddy \ lung spot Jimmy DeGroote will team
Gault does not stop at the pig ,lUll up with Platt to make a high-
sport, though, for he is one q) '*. seoringguard duo. The fifth manis
leading: players on) the Tigei b IS S unknown as jet as there me
ketball quintet this year After three cagers vieing for the other
he completes his term of na"'HI forward hole.Tyndall .
service Gault is scheduled to pla Field was originally
at me of the leadme colleges in 1 scheduled to open the season with
GOLF roMPFTITION GOT t"l\UtmrA\. Ian week when both the north He has .several offers at the local five, but Duke University -
the station team and the staff squad swung into action against the present and will no doubt see was able to be added) to the
other bases The victorious station team which bested Cecil Field plenty of action when he gets outStation schedule, and it was decided to reschedule -
here Saturday < top photo i includes. left to right,, back row Cravens. I I I .erY Tjndall for later\ this

Sweenej. Livingstone Witzel, Robinson, MacDonald, \Mrthlin. and 'ear.
Lt. Singleton: front row Gallagher and Justiss, The staff team met Colored Another big factor which has
defeat at the hands of Pensacola on the local links but made a good helped the local quintet to get
showing) Members of both tt'amslbottom< photoi are standing Lt. Stars Now Turn started is that T. S. Ary is stillon
Comdr Barthes Lt. Com r, Shuman, Comdr. Wright, Captain dutv at NAS and will be available -
Thatch Captain Centner Captain Ward, Captain Coe, and Lt. Comdr To Basketball this season. Ary was a &tellar
Kovalcherk; sitting Lt Giemch, and Comdr) Borne. +) performer last year and will be a
vital cog in the hoop circle this
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Having completed a fairly good ;
lAs. 01 Jllh J.KAIMM. yea
football season, the Jax-Nav'>' colored footballers who led the NAS In the
Tig- line-up, which has already -
Jax-Navy Golf Team Downs athletes will now turn their to been
ers an Impressive winning mentioned, mentor Ko-
attention to the art of the
hoop
I season was Bobby Gault 'above) valcheck will have a starting line-
sportA who was recE'ntly'oted honor- up averaging 6'2" or better. De
Cecil Field On Local LinksThe colored quintet has been able mention on the All-Navyfootball Groote and I'latt average six feet
working out daily for the past I squad Gault formerlyplayed one. Al Henningsen, the big; pivot
JaxAaxv golf team, consisting a let of promise and they holdblighter I I week, and they are fast rounding at Illinois University and man cracks the altitude at 6'4',
of officers and enlisted hopes for their next contest into shape Though a definite was a hipper-dipper ball playerin and Ary stretches the 72-inch bar
men outpointed the putters from schedule has not yet been made the seven games the colored rier by an inch. The other probable
Cecil Field last week by a score I Highlight of the staff game the locals are working hard to eleven played this season. After starter will easily average: six fett.
of ltd to '* on tli* local course was the brilliant shooting of Cap master the fast break to be ready I his term of (service is completed Coach Kovalcheck and the squad!
The locals. sparked by Chief tain Frank T. Ward who shot a for the opening game when it Gault plans to attend college of fifteen will travel by plane to
Cravens, Chief ,McDonald. Chief I sizzling 38 for the first nine holes, comes. : once more. He has several Coral Gables to meet Pratt General -
Sweeney and Chief Aitzel had the Though he slackened up a bit on The scrimmages of the past offers from northern collegesand I Hospital and will then meet theI
]lead all the war, and thc-ir dries the second nine, his final score of week have shown who the better universities I Army Air Field five the following
and putts left little to be desired I 80 was the best score on the team ball handlers are, and Coach Frank evening( Nothing is known about
Cravens shot a sparkling 74. McDonald I Comdr. Howard Borne I I these
I came Dobson has picked the mainstays two foes, but the Jaxmenwill
smashed cut a very good i through for the locals when the pf his team. Ixnnie Unite' will*i Transportation I be ready to face the two ('(111'1-
77, as did Sweeney, while \\itzel i I I chips were down b>' shooting a probably hold down the pivot spot I sters from (down-state with plentyof
was in the process (,f shooting a'''birdie 3 on the toughest hole of and Terry Watkins has shown (Continued t from raKe 1)) speed and firing power.

79 the course, while LL Comdr enough at the scrimmages to get until they are at the station and I >
Things did not fare so well for I I Barthes of the visiting team showed a possible starting spot on the five ready to leave They claim that
the staff team, however as it I some fine golf with birdies on Bobby Gault, who was named just prior to the departure) time NAS Archery Club
bowed to a staff team from lennaccla the seventh hole in the first and would know
whether
honorable mention on the All-Navy they an\ Now
21 >n\ to H1*, later in the second rounds to give him a brilliant Football eleven will probably cavort seats were empty on reserved seat r Open Daily
week on the Jax course Though 75.The at one of the forward positions trains, and that there would be a From 1830 To 2230
the staff team dropped its initial locals will play a rematch while Charlie Walker has better chance of getting a seat
encounter some of the men showed With. PfJlSBffilft -at- R _later_H elate... taught the eye of Coach Dobson at that time if any were available I The archery club will be open
I : with his flashing; speed and spectacular for members and guests every
AT MAINSIDE TOMORROW shooting As it kooks. now, A table showing: departure times night between the hours of JtHO
'I(I Jacket Plaskett will round out the after the beginning of the leave I and 2230, it was announced this
F i first five, but Wallace and Pearsonare period tomorrow and showingwhtht'r week. ..
; ----i giving: all they have and may the trains have reserved I The names of Chief Reuben Tow-
r clinch a first five post before the or unreserved coach scats i is ell and his wife were recently added -
season starts. printed below: to the fast growing membership

Coach Dobson has not jet really Train Kr.. S.... I>.ut. Time rolls, according to the clubs president
Nt. lurk Hound I George See mans.
decided on his first quintet and I SAL tt> (Slvfrf, M.l.or) Yr. S4j Among the new f'qulpmf'n.'
though: there are only 15 men out sec 4 Uhumiiinl I \it H2&A
for the team now he is confident ('L 2 I ih"micn, ) V-. 1KU : which was received bj the club in
/ sAL m iSintiiiM-n) No VIII) I the past week were arrow-mak
fI that more horpsters will come out Al'L 376 (VHCHtumr Y... '
) :/4 for the team after the Christmas 3'6 1
i target shootingPmney .
I holiday cial l) No. (015,
.IP. ACL 76 <>tHViSIMnl ...
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) No (7} M i I
I I MAINMDK} \',,; SAL 2)0 (IhlmlMiii.4'hirago. ) Hound Ni OM5- Is Winner i In

19 Dec.-frightingFrontieisman.. ACr. "4 (lIiYie Slyer) No 2110A First Flight Of NAGC'S
(:I, M ( 'mi..I..1, No nl'l'('
21 Dec.-The Perfect Marriage. I A('L f4 fl'f'ulhl..r,1) No 2110 Annual Turkey TournamentThe
22 Dec.-The Perfect Marriage. M>U 4 (U <.ynl. I'Him) No IJOAIL
C l 1'hurtnIreamliner
23 Dec.a1ln' Adventure. $ ) Y... 2410 Naval Air Golf Club (It''vil-!
AfL )i> (IIixie, limil.-rfl I No I7MHM ian) completed its annual "TUT'key
25 Dec,-The Secret Heart >U i. (limt-ilc I**.n> No IMSk Tournament" last weekend with
... .
26 Dec.-Lone Star Moonlight MU) t (II', C', Sl-MMhll k fits. hound No 21('o the following results:
27 Dec.-Fabulous Suzanne. New Orlti' Hi.and I irst light

IhltotJlf" Itetkrr Toni }'..ung 12& Dec.-Humoresque.' :/I SAL X9 No No 2H80KALS7 Winner Ned Pinney
I ---- __'__ -- ---- -- Idlt (:tanner-up Hay Kennedy
Consolation! Herb I'mney

I STALEMATE Uy Harold Jones! 81 Christmas Mourn Winner 1'C'C'uncl J"'Charlie lijht: Martin

Runner-up Max Hintz
t 1' Consolation Andy MtPheison
Third Ilight
Winner John Naz._

C 1 Runner-up Jim Venn
Consolation Glenn Volt
I .aw.Ilhr. \\'/liner and runner-up in each

ti. 4v M + flight will receive a turkey as the'.
prize, and the consolation wmne
will each receive a chicken Tho
.l birds will be dressed and delivered
I 04(1 to the winners on Christmas
Uve
The Club is now planning to
hold a tournament each month restricted -
r olL to members onl>'. Any person -
interested in j joining the club
may get full particulars by callIng -
Nick I'ulignano at Ext. 750'


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THE: ADMIRAL INSPECTS

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fly LOIS EVFKIIART

"For unto you is born this dayin :
the City of David a Saviour 0f* .f a a31

which Is Christ the Lord.

And suddenly there was with

the angel a multitude of the heav- .,
enly host praising God and saying, '

"Glory to God in the highest, ,
and on earth peace, and good will ALI, .>u' f 3
toward all men"

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With Christmas In Jax, there ,
i not only comes Santa Claus with t' .
ii!i gifts and good things to eat, but zt T

; dances parties, and fun for all.

Among the activities scheduled for '

our Christmas entertainment is ..<
caroling with the hospital choir. ,
Those of you Will would enjoy I

caroling Christmas Eve come to

practice Friday at 1600 in the au !

ditorlum Don stay away because I

you're afraid of being embarass- :

I ed if your vocal cords are a little

out of tune, because that's the I

reason we have practice. You'll
feel right at home with :Miss Blais-

dell, our pianist. Lt. Comdr. Blais

h I dell (NO). despite her responsibil 'Ya= e%'
av K itles as nurse in charge of Dependents ,

Unit, remains a delightful i 1 t1

person in that she keeps her with
; and humor. She does a lot to keep

_' _'_""' ''.....,7. ...", ,,,,,._ .._" "", _""'>>,<" "'>'" "'.X-- '' -V__ our choir together. Once you get I .
luauI>>:\llIt.-\I. RALPH h. V\IMN, Chief of Naval Air acquainted with her you'll feel the Hollywood the kingdom of make. -- '"
believe, Is firm
a believer
Advaneed Training and Commandant of the Seventh Naval District, I same way we do. Why miss out on Santa Claus-the glamorous In
that is.
inspects a division of Supply Department personnel at last Satur I a lot of clean fun You'll be dung. of this year's St. Nick is Detroit: type born Paula Filmland Drew who feminine!will be version I

day morning's Admiral's Inspection To the right: rear is Captain yourself an injustice if you d >. in Universal Cinecolor "The VUilante' Return," starring Jon Been Hall
Anthony R. Brady, NAS Commanding Officer while at the extreme I .* and Margaret Lindsay

right I is Ens J. L. Jones, the division officer I Don't forget to keep posted with ..
Rl Phone 2 SHU for further Inf.rum.
-- the weekly Red Cross bulletins

SERVICE WITH A SMILE I for information about ward parties turn
CommercialBulletin II *h chair; IIMonly four monlha $10.
For special mention, we give Eat: SIK2, Mil: V Hanoi St., NAS.:0
ti you two- A Tree Trimming" par- Pair of nil.w kite.*. white. tine U. (25.i .
a ty to be held in the Rec. Hall ,..t. 5,5 Mr. Wmt..nWeiijina .

Friday, 20 December and an all- ring with five rut white din,
i mtnlH. Ext 341. Mr. McU.nl.
day Christmas egg-nogg party, Itiillftiii will be aoeeptoJ, untilalxa't'
has been filletl but nt> later Yellow Bold. wrist. watch. K jewel. bit
sponsored by B nai B'rlth, to be'' | 4tr Mr.. 1'1.011I1..11.
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__ ward. There be than 10iX> luevlayt.: 8239.
on every some-
Set of tailjrma( bliien. mxe 14 Jumi>er,
thing going on :Monday night, too, l''W s\I K' 0110 Ji pantt'ust $:>D. will Htriflce for

so keep your eyes open. .. .. $lr.. Like new R,.x I'. Harn., JMM Cr.Vert .-
1914 I) lg fur d >r edan, recently over .
.* hauled.. Conlut |)"nuli. !m in Metal sfc">p Si Ih'wey Park
It wouldn) be Christmas with of Hsnar HiUll Corker huaniel pup. rea"inubl 3JOHIJ
.
]> Pock AninxK
out a gaily-decorated tree, s.> to Plymouth Coupe. txt 217, Chief: ewey
bait: in. >* Terrier female. four m >nl h. oil I. good; |
make everything as Christmasya tan .be ..... at J41u\l JI. Park
,f 1 + 194)" hry.lcr four J..>r ....!..n. heater and INI wry
possible, Chaplain Menges has ralio, excellent condition. fcxt:> !343' Mr. Annex or call Chief )Itaviii. ext 72U .
ordered an ample supply of trees Welch .VNIruBmrl

for every one to have space to ItMi\ \ Chevrolet matter d Hux*. twnlwroilati .
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>r. two meals. One block trim NAS
A tires. rain. ; heater, nnl.l 'OJlCh.tlo -
store his gifts until Christmas g' bus line. Phone 7.814; after 1700Riler .
>ll. Contact Chief Kemp .xt 696.
morning. Uuili Sl from \.ldll1. and Liberty, In NAS
a ng I free led. Math.,wi, shop 716B .\&R.
1\1.111\ Plymouth tulor e.lin Can !b-n s..nat
CO> \TIJLATIO\s. OV TIIK Tol! Tint M, or call .*t. 416, III'. Ride to Indianapolis or vi.. nlty. Will .h"iacxiMnne
;MKU .XltKIY .\I.S Hue and Jrivinic Leaving on tt Hieember .-
\ I t;xl 6b Kendull
Have noticed the Dr. fc>tuli> coich, four chain breakfant *..t, .
you way Going to \nlli..loll.111. by WilY of COo:
Tune and Dr. Thompson are strut- rocker. and Jt.UU ironing Kariiilph'Itourl;SI.Very. NAR reasonableprice. ->. lumbi. laa Leav UK. around 19)1,) 1",,-
Dienilier K fir
dlll21.1 xnn two PHMHIIxer -
ting around lately Well hand it .>wb to them, they've got something to ourt ant Ink. torp J. 1', Davi.. Jr. or ext X2J
strut about because tiny're the Uarraik I. ext SMI Ride< to Miami, >'la.. after 170)' on 10
proud papas" of the hour. To Dr. Shotgun' 16 inline, excellent eonj tlon. !>>Hi<........'. Will, share. expeno.| anil drivin .
l'J.. 1'. DIVI, Jr. ...1. !*i,,lB I Contact W. M. Meekley. ext 231
and :Mis Tune on 26 November. a Rile to or near High Point ;4. c. Leitv-
-- son weighing 6 pound and 3 .by carriage. lair condition flO: baby* In& rrilay, or Saturday. 20 or 21 ll<-
IHHC: dllT \Ml\priM SH\U1: : is being provided station t. Dr. and Mrs .bed for car, $ .ji). 14UV th: ,Id* M., cemb,'r. Will hire t.xix-nie ant diiv.
ounces; > Thompson N\S
personnel at Mamside and NATTC Ship's Service by Ked Cross volunteer I in*. tall Rot>b lit. ext 6"11. "store 1C/0(1rlectrii ( .
on 28 November; a son weighing R ..lio, for car True-tin.-:; Call Henrr :
refrierator electric owik
workers. The wrapping materials are provided by Ship's 1'. reeby, exl H6J: between \tfSOtf and. gas 01
9 pounds and 3 ounces, was born. 1"" Hove. fuel oil'. heater Will pay cltoh.I .
Service through the Welfare Depattments :Mrs. I. F Roney. Mrs. UIO\
I Phone i- .H.J.
with both mothers .
dung ,
nicely.
; automobile Will tell tral
rraer or
E B. Woods and :Miss J. f;. Knight are pictured above wrapping gifts 1917 > NIC. *,f.. easy chair, and mah">K"nf
Congratulations, you lucky people bxpect: delivery on or about it I) l eivmher -
L. C. Stevens AM3c: and Chief Saba at :Mamsule. I drop-leaf table with lour chain for wnalld
for bit: 6q6. J. M. Porker.Officer' ,
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"ii n 4 roiun txi Sltf Mr. l>ry
---- uniform unhide two leU ot I
055. I Children. to cure for by the diy, week or
,
blue with, lieutenant. tlnpe. it
*ix" .
BRIG GETS This last week there has beena alll 44. one raincoat with Io..in". .i.e it IKwey intnth Park Mr Willett SHD Taylor M,

lot of football going on between and 41, one Boat heaver, all new Phone
2-9651 ext t", LOST
the North and the South. The or
I boys I 19(4 n..I..1 automatic changer record |>Ur- ..
Man silver rket watch chain
i > withCulcl
DOOltSrI : in the corpsmen: barracks had very I er. will play 10 records t-xt. iii>. JillKehl. mmmlure foothball and bH ketlmU. attaihed -
.lJ little time to really finish a game, .. Reward. tont.ut Vthitiker. e.t.
j Hotsbrick, .ix room Convenient to 3124Potketbook,
nevertheless this
again Saturday '
'I NA>. Will cell for G. I. Dpraiaal of
the Yanks and the Rebels will 8',100.) I <'an be occupied i imnae.liately.! or bill(ultf. Must have been
j 1 pou:.d it out again to see who is I Hat circulating: heater stave( and ce box I picked ui> by mistake. in bank Contains:
t .. I dwhnrne, pai er'. eolt. Ext. 412
3t atrai reY superior The game requires no with an tlectrio *tov UU limiiana' ---
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hair pulling or strangling so takeit ., ,,- -- "'11"" n .
HIGH CHAIR KING
/ .
easy backfield and It't's not start '

another war. I 'If
*
,
a .
It s good to see Captain Green i
back in circulation after spending

a a few days in sick bay.
.500
A
We bid adieu to Lt. (jg) Eleanor -

Forrester who. was detached

from this station Tuesday 10 De-

ember She received; orders for

duty in Coco-Solo. Panama. Miss J
Forrestervas well liked 1 among

"""" patients and staff Here's wishIng r-- .
her the very best of luck and I i

may her assignment; be one she'll

enjiy .55. I
I
You can get yourself untied from -: "
,. :
w hits Christmas wrapping knots
-k.a.x+ vt i
"(nni now! Unstick that scotch

'ape Horn jour lingers they're I

all thumbs, anyway, and take all : i \ t ,
,"'mi' gifts over to the Red Cross i \

Ui.. Hall. You'll find a free wrap- .

plug/ service there every day from k :

I Onoo)! ) t.1> 3600, an.1vI..' can guarantee .
that: the volunteer workers in TOM: :Ml' \\ (01), 16-monthoilson

g >'harge can make your ten-cent- o f Chief and Mrs R. G. J .. ,.:.'

..t irt' present look like a million Wood was crowned king of the 1 < "' .
I'IUSOStns Tilt: MT.\IION bug will do more reading in on the outside! !: that is. "High Chair" group at the recent k. I '.
the coming winter months because of the large donat- of reading All-American Baby Show "

material which Red Cross: Field Director, Allen G Scarbiough We have a big surprise for all held at the Duval County Armory .,. ,_ ....... ....,:
brought over to them Monday. In the above picture. Brig Warden ,If you fellows If you want to In addition little Tommy :' .vf ,'.,

Zack T. Handley, T Sgt., receives one of the books from Mr. Scar- really see K1LUOY: ," drop in at received prize ribbons for health, .1 1i.t1:

brough right, to signify acceptance .of the collection.------ the garage and you can see him beauty and personality Chief Christmas well-wisher Is petite

\ -- I -- The- brain of a college student in the flesh Yep, they have adopt- Wood, the proud papa U: attached Jane Adams who will soon be seen

$I'II't'I\: N01U1.: U one of the most unusual: things eu a" little pup and, well 'KILKOY ;: ,- to A & It Security Another as a scantily clad harem dancer In .

The Station CuOterUvltl' hi' I is here Navy youngster. Rosemary Universal International Technicolor .
known to man. It starts to function Os. month-old daughterof "
Guerinl
r. on Z1, 26( and Zl Decent- "Song of Scheherazade, star-,
it wan announced by Man-, : the moment he jumps out of Best wishes for a speedy recovery Chief and Mrs. M, K Guennl, ring Yvonne DeCarlo. Jean Pierre
,
George Lesser I I I bed, and does ,not stop until he I to Dr B If Glover who is a was crowned queen of the"Cradle" Aumont anti Brian: Donlevy.

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: J11fl) tu.1R st I tie t IT'S A Ir'r TOUGII" LIFE ,, .1.----- By Steeves=-"""'"

1
1t t Editorial Office ?

South Utng, Lower Deck BMg. 930

1 Telephone Extension! 8184 :

4 Arthur M. Greene Editor

r The JAX AIR NEWS is published weekly at the
U. S. Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida, at no I,
I. expense to the government and in compliance with'
t SecNav Circular Letter 45-526, 28 May 1945. Copiesare LAKE CHAMPLAIN AND LAKE
distributed free of charge at the Naval Airt r
GEORGE are the subjects of the most re- + a 1 1t
Naval Air Technical Training Center,
the
'
t Station, "
.. the Headquarters of the Naval Air Advanced Train- cent volume in the "American Lake Series. i

ing Command, Headquarters of the Seventh Naval Frederic F. Van de Water tells the story of 1 ,
;a District, Naval Auxiliary Air Station Cecil Field,, these two lakes which form a waterway

{f the Naval Air Gunnery Range and the U. S. Naval running north and south between the United _. --7 4 \ ,

of Hospital Rear Admiral Ralph E. Davtson States and Canada. From the source rec- a '
Commandant Seventh Naval District ords, the comment of historians, and from W L'i) kiI4 \
Chief: of Naval- Air Advanced TrainingCapuin
tradition and legend, he has gathered the

I Jacksonville Anthony R. Brad Naval!.Air USN Station, Commanding biography of these lakes and their valley. i

o The story runs from the early military history 1;
V. USE Commanding
Captain Howard Hopkins
Isa\al- Air Technical raining Center through the period of"settlement, up f ,C: ,
to the present time when it well-known
CaptaIn Robert M. Gillett (MC). USN, Commanding
f U. S. Naval- Hospital as a colorful vacation land.

t Captain F. W. Prleitman,,-USNR. Commanding SECRET MISSIONS, the story of an intelligence -
i Naval Air Reserve Training Unit officer, is the record of Captain

a';; Lt. C*1. T. C. Marine Moore, Barrack Jr, USMC, Commanding Ellis M. Zacharias' twenty-five year war

of wits the service.
against Japanese secret
Comdr. Jules F. Schumacher; ;; USN Commanding
He tells of the -
something intelligence
, Naval Air Gunnery Rang system -
;, of the United States, tells how the Jap-
Cm.tain W. O. Burch Jr USN Field e
: Na\al Auxiliary Air Stat Uon. Cecil anese codes were broken, and of how he "Of course you boys can take my stockings off and hang them

Cart. Alexander M llearn. USMO learned of their plans to attack Pearl Har- up for Santa to fill .,'ou'll find them on the drying rack in the
Marina Aviation Detachment bor. He also suggests measures to guard kitchen."

The JAX AIR NEWS receives Ship'a Editorial Association ma. our security against the work of foreign We have actively participated
terial.permiiiion Republication of SEA. Washington of credited 25.matter D 0. Republication prohibited without of any agents in the future Station ReadyContinued I the orderly and speedy! demobili'zatwn

other matter, except by service publications la prohibited Two reporters of "Time" magazine give of the greatest Nary the I
permission of Editor, lAX AIR NEWS. world has We lIe
without :
( from Page 1)) ever seen. can .
their of China in
l picture the past ten ;yearsin ," The sermon proud of these accomplishments asice
Have Heard On lIigh
THUNDER OUT OF CHINA. This is a will be by Chaplain E. W. tackle the new year and the
Book-of-the-Month Club selection written by Andrews. tasks ahead.
."ALL HANDS have made out
Theodore II. White and Annalee
Jacoby. Christmas services at St. Edwards -
standing contributions to the
Both members of "Time's" at 2330 ChristmasEve sue-
were Chunking begin cessful operation of NAB Jax dur-
.z. afdjViCU s f rnmS \ bureau and so had opportunity to observe when the Jacksonville Junior ing the year 1946+ and it is my
will offer
5 College Glee Club a con-
and report. "They discuss Chinese politicsand cert of carols. Solemn High Massis wish that all may hate a 'Very

the fight between the Kuomintang and slated for midnight. The offer- Merry Christmas New Year'and" a Happy,
the Communists. The writers Recessional will be Successful i
feel that Chi- tory and sung Comdr. Paul E. Emrick, ,
na's power lies in the strength and greatnessof by the glee club The Proper and Executive Officer
Refusing More Than My Shareat her workers and peasants and her unity The Ordinary of The Mass will be .
'
Christmas a ig by the St. Edwards Chapel
of depends on her ability to work out her own Choir. On Christmas Day, Low Seek Additional
;i All of us look forward to a season problems without the aid of either the Russians Masses will be offered at 0700, I Model Race Car
giving and receiving, drinking and eating, or the Western powers." 0900, and 1100.
being greeted and treated, and in general The admiral, the captain, and Entries For IVAS
Erie Stanley Gardner is keeping his
having a slam-bang good time as we enjoy up the executive officer joined in the With eight cars already being
this coming holiday season. We hear much quota of mystery yarns. This time it is the holiday spirit, issuing Yuletide primed for the big Florida State

.; of the distress of others, yes, so much that THE CASE OF THE BORROWED BRUN- messages to all hands. Model Car contest being sponsored .
ETTE another "The Commandant is mindfulof the
cold at such Perry Mason story. by Jacksonville Journal -
we have grown perhaps a little the of
-* trying problems post- on 29 December at Lacka-
news. We have our own complaints. At times r war readjustment that have con- wanna Park, the station model
our own "chow" is not exactly what we think y fronted the personnel of all activities '- race car club Is seeking three
perhaps it might be. It would not offendus of the district and of the more race car enthusiasts who
the Naval Air Advanced Training are Known to be here at NAS.It .
starving
to see some of it sent to Command during the past year Is understood that these _
Indians. No effort is needed for and is both
Chinese or appreciative fend proudof three recently acquired new race I
such "gripes" when the number of men in the spirit each has brought to cars, and It is desired that they i
the service who gain weight far exceeds the his task and the results he ha-s contact Chief llubbard at KUlg.
food is good I achlev'ed. 39 so that they may participate
small few who lose weight. Our ,
By Skipper Edge SPS)2c( ) "It is his privilege to extendto In the meet as NAS Jax entries.
and we have plenty of it. At home this I The Florida weather, the holiday season, and you the greetings of the Christmas -
Christmas we expect even more than we nor- moving! The warm weather this week brought the season and to wish you
mally eat. girls out sunbathing. Moving! Oh, yes, moving. every happiness in the New Year."
j Hecently a six year old boy was brought Don't you Just love it. The weather, we mean. Lug- Rear Admiral Ralph E. Davlon,
ging articles from topside of one barracks to top- Commandant, 7th M & CNAAT At
accident ward of a city hospital.His the Station Chapel. Birmingham
into the
< side of another. It's reducing exercise, believe me. Read and Muitfn ,Attni
record disclosed that he was one of seven As the WAVEs evacuated Bldg. 72Q to go to Bldg. "Heartiest Christmas!! Grt't'tlngllland Proteitanl

children, three ;younger than himself, ally 722, such things as, "Where did I collect all this a sincere wish for a Happy 0730-Heir Communion Chaplain .
:
supported by the mother. When the nurse stuff came forth as they trudged wearily back New Year to all hand. E. W. AndrewsOWNATTC Service-Chaplain E. W
of milk he looked at and forth. The MAA's were smothered with ques- "May this Christmas, marking Andrew.
brought him a cup up tions like, "My bunk is broken," "Our sink leaks," the first full year of peace since 0930-bundiiy School. Small CbtptU
her. "How deep shall I drink?" He had been I watch 1910 be memorable Chaplain W, K. Stevenion.
or "I want this room, or "Can't change my a one for 1045-Divine Service.-Chaplain F. L.
taught at home to save part of his cup of tonight, Mike?" Moving, moving. I quit. But move everyone at the Jacksonville Naval Albert.

milk for the younger ones. A searching ques- we did. The end of moving, I mean. Air station." Catholic t
Congratulations are in order to Eloise Petty Captain Anthony R. Brady, 0-00-Mm.
well fed well
tion for those of us who are 0900-Mail.
as she marked her six months anniversary by not Commanding Officer. 1100-Man.
clothed, well housed, and well provided for greeting "That Man." Keep it up Pet. An Outdoor Nuriery for amall children
in general. How deep shall we drink of the Wonder when "Peaches" Avery is going to "In this first full year of peace and 1200 li maintaIned between *l1!60

world's privileges, how deep dare we drink, spend a night at home. Oh, these popular gals! since 19W, we of NAS Jax have I Jewish Ktlitloui Service and
before we pause to consider the rest of our What Lt. (Jg) WAVE officer used to be an assistant been busy changing over from the I Fellowship Heir
Chapel
Small
1800 Friday in the
football coach? Her state starts with the -
-; national family? letter "M". ways of war to the uays of peace. t

'. The word sacrifice scares us, so let us Comdr. Edith Stallings sends best wishes for YOU CAN'T WIN By Hough
;, simply share some of our abundance this Xmas and New Years to the WAVES here at
Christmas with some unfortunate neighborfor Jax: "I shall be thinking of you at dinner time
Xmas, because this will be the first Xmas I have
whom "so little can mean so much I" not been at Jax to share your wonderful dinner." t ...... .
Chaplain R. L. Stamper The Jax WAVEs send their very best "Holiday """ .-""' ...'
""
,
-ftC Greetings" to you, Comdr. Stallings. We hope there ............. .. '"" ..
will be other Christmases we may share in the '"
.
F P. O. NOTESBy Navy. Our fingers are crossed; we are betting on -- -.
I
J. F. NELEN, ACMM Navy.Lots of wonderful things are planned for Xmas
Officers for the coming year were elected at the aboard the station, and a holiday it surely will be. < .
i regular monthly meeting of the CPO Club last week. To each and every one of you, we're sending a very
Chief :Merrick was re-elected president by unani- "Merry Christmas and a Happy and Glorious New I
mous vote, Chief Malone was named vice president, Year" II
and Sgt. Poore was chosen as treasurer. Chief Boos -*-
w was selected secretary with Chief Boehm as assist-
ant secretary. MOVIE SCHEDULE

To the Board of Governors were named Chief JUNIOR OFFICERS AUDITORIUM ,

Thompson, Chief Van Blarcom, Chief Pierce, Chief Thursday and Friday I Io
Saba, Chief Hughes, Chief Robertson, and J. F. "
Nelen. The entertainment committee remains the "DANGEROUS MILLIONS, with Kent

name with Chief Bilderback, Chief Gratz, Chief Nel- Taylor Show at 2000 only.Saturday,

en, Chief Wirthlin, and Sgt. Foore. A
Sorry to hear that Chief Wirthlin is sick Here's "LONE STAR MOONLIGHT," stalling Guy

hoping that you have a speedy recovery, Jim. Kibbee. Show at 2000 only.Sunday.
Congratulations to Chief and Mrs. Astatt who
were recently married. Here's hoping all your
"
troubles will be little ones. "DICK TRACY VS CUEBALL, with
Don't forget the Children's Christmas party on Ann Jeffreys. Show at 2000 only.

.. 23 December. All of you folks who have submitted Monday and Tuesday
I {-I/,, your kiddies' names, be sure to bring them up. A "THE PERFECT MARRIAGE\ ," featur- '" i
'f gala affair is being planned, and Santa has a special a
,.. .
invitation to be there to present some of his many ing Loretta Young and David Niven Showat

;. friends with the things which make their little 2000 only.
hearts happy. The-affair hat been scheduled to start Wednesday ','" .
'. at 1400 and end around 1700. A more definite schedule "FALCON'S ADVENTURE Marring -
F will be announced at the club Tuesday during "Even if you ;have to get back to the North Pole In a hurry, ;
; the weekly bingo gathering. Tom Conway. Show: at 2000 only. Santa, you can't use one of our Navy plane:!"

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19 December 1946 CIVILIAN JAX AIR NEWS NEWS Page



I RECEIVE SAFETY CERTIFICATES 11"

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AROUNDt '- 1 f '
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... t .- PERSONNEL, AND ADMINISTRATION -
1- by Dot Dlckson n

) Number one item In our column palm-studded Pacific Mauds. Walt

j this week is the news that Lorene has really been around since we

h Wood Nelson is back from her last saw him, but he still thin

honeymoon to St. Petersburg. She that the Jax A&R has the best

mays they didn't get to Key West, system for aircraft overhaulany
i but went down the east coast and organization he has ever seen.

{ came back via the west coast vi i Ith A very, very hearty welcome

a brief stop at her home in Moitlcello. back, Walt.

1 Welcome back, Lorene, and
.' From rumors heard around the.
marriage be a lasti.ng
may your
deck, it seems that almost everyone -

one.We is planning a relatively quiet
are glad to see Mrs. Hutcl
Yuletide season. Mrs. M. K Rem
inson and Mrs. Keerner back i at
and her husband will probably
work after being out for a few
spend a little time fishing during
with severe colds. !
days :
the holidays. The personnel of shop
e.; R
Mal Butler Is really having aI \
1030 would some pumpkin
I _, : tough time; living as far out as enjoy .
!'J! pie furnished by W. P. Smith who
1'" 'r'.':r. the, munclpal airport project and' will be home for Christmas. Ac.<
having a car break down wasn t
.. Y
i cording to stories furnished by
enough, now he is sick. We are
Smith, the Tennessee pumpkin
forward to return,
"lookIng your
''f", Mal. grew large enough to live in. Some
shops are planning to (exchang
Claude
We understand that
;; gifts, but as yet it's a little early:
Cribbs is going to be out for at
to evidence of the holiday .
see ,:
week. We all miss
least
more
I one
spirit H. S. Privett, shop planne,
" him and hope he'll be back soon.
received his Christmas present just
,Lt. Carr is back at the old
a little early; it was a new baby
after extend'd
an
grind again
girl Congratulations, Privett.
leave. They say that he was deer ( sF
hunting. Any results, Mr. Carr? ENGINE OVERHAUL: -by Carl

A surprise visit was paid us W. Player Even Santa Claus .

by Mrs. Helen Hyder this past fumbles the ball occasionally. Wilson .
thdr) Stowe came home from tow
week. She and Mary were on '
., way home to Tennessee. one night recently with his arm DVA

It seems that the enlisted" pet; full of bundles, one of them con
Bonnel officer never gets into taming toys for his little boy. He

t' print,. so we'll have to see about intended to sneak them in and hid a

that. What do you say? Let's cut them until Christmas. At the door last week received Certificates of
In the
to the. NUMBER OF SUPERVISORS Supply Department
he called for someone open
the and barrier naval personnel between the and milian get ac. screen. However, as fate woul I Commendation for accident prevention during the years 1943 and 1941 from Comdr. R M Humes, Supply

have it, the swinging screen struck and Accounting Officer,
quainted.Now we. have Pat Schermerhoei Wilson's arm, knocking the package In the photo above, A. Szarmanskl, foreman, Supply Department, receives the certificate for the

of toys to the ground. The Labor Section from Comdr. Humes.
as watch yeoman and the source. rest of the story is obvious. Th Others who received certificates, left to right, are: A. Hess, leadingman, laborer; W. D. Sharpe,

of this information. She is so overloaded little fellow plays gleefully each' quarterman, laborer; C. Raulerson, quarterman, laborer; J. T. Hodges, leadingman, laborer; Lt. Comdr

., with work, she says, tha day with the toys while Wilson A. P. Boileau, who, as officer in charge of the Ma terial Group, witnessed the event; and T. Szarman-
she now has to have an assistant laborer. This the fourth cutive that employees of the Supply Department
shops for more to make him happy ski, leadingman, was conse year
His name is George StratchanThat's Christmas. received awards for accident prevention. The Certificates are Issued by the Navy Department
1 all right George. I'll get. I>
,
upon recommendation of the station safety engineers.
you in next time.PLANNING Charlie Hart was accorded a new
DI\'ISION-by Bob' honor last week when he was elected .

McCIendon" --Louise A. Garrison of: Commander of Jacksonville I InspectingThe
material section is giving up at'' Chapter No. 1 of the Coast Guard DEADLINE EXTENDED iSUPP YSA..LeES

last. (I guess he said "now or; League. Charlie served with the

never"). Yep, our beautiful seen Coast Guard Reserve while workIng ON APPLICATIONS I IH

ery is changing again. in his regular capacity as i a Applications for Apprentice, Inspectors

James N. Gibson, planner and civilian supervisor during the war 4th Class, will be received until

estimator, joined the shop store! years and devoted much of his personal the close of business 30 December a By HELEN BUKNETTE
as group supervisor. He i ia it time to the activities of this December
group 16
instead of
J. M. Stephens, AMMHlc, Inspector
former NAS Miami employee group. as originally announced it u in Aircraft Overhaul

Welcome aboard, Jim. The Engine Overhaul Luncheor was stated Monday by the By CLARA E. SPEER group, is away on a 30-day leave,
We understand R. L. "Steve"Stevenson Club, composed of Marvin Gurr, Board of U. S. Civil Service Examiners Excerpts from Letters to Santa visiting his parents in Appleton
had a visit with the sick Clarence Van
Maurice
Taylor, here. Claus: Betty Lotz (Issue Control) :;: City, Missouri.
bay. Glad he isn't a hunting en" Zant, John Callahan, Bill Davis, It was pointed out that veterans "Dear Santa, please bring me four I Hosea Colvin, AMMlc is the

thusiast.In and yours truly, is debating the may apply for government new tires so I can roll along." proud "popper" of a baby girl
our most dignified manner suggestion of inviting Lee (Ben subsistence payments under Francis Gardner (Receipt Con born December 9th. Congratulations :

we express regrets at the loss olYlc zai: ) Pagonis to put on a floor show the G. I. Bill cf Rights while undergoing trol): "Santa, old dear, how about Colvin! May you three havea
Anderson of the
Aria Faye during our lunch period each day. train "
the apprentice bringing me a little red wagon? very Merry Christmas this year.
parts ordering group. I'm sure all I Congratulations to the following ing, thus considerably increasing Zola Epting (Receipt Control): "II Just what is the attraction in
of her shipmates of the past twc Engine Overhaul personnel who I of $008 of Emil Ruhn-
their income per you'll just give me 24 hours the main office for C.
years wish her the best of luck have birthdays occurring this diem. sleep, that's all I ask." Sarah ke, S2c? Ruhnke was the former
as she embarks again on a civilian Edward Nettles Jennille
week: Gardiner (Procurement) wants an messenger in our department until
career. Needless to say, certain. McMullan, Charlie Moody, Thomas Eskimo hood Bessie Pearl he asked for a transfer as an in
people are to be minus an excellent Thompson' Bromley Wanser and INSIDE Green (Procurement): A furnace spector. Now it seems he just

right hand. Andrew Negrych. Eunice Russell (Procure- can't keep away from the office
We understand the material section .1 ENGINEERING DI\'JSION-by PUBLIC WORKS ment): Hammond electric organ for some reason or another. He d

is having an Xmas party Tommy McLaughlin Have you i Winnie Wynna (Stock Control: expressed his desire to become

,(gifts, too). How's about a toy I noticed the master of the madhouse By JUANITA WISE lingerie and perfume. the messenger again while W. H. j.
clock for Hieb? ? ? (Tracy) lately? They're I Kirk: S2c is on his Christ
Wonder who the person in the Mr. Boyer, Power Plant, is off CHRISTMAS PLANS: Lane away
I week will
material section was who stopped earing down his playhouse. Ev- again. This time he is on an ex. Fleming (Disposal) plans to spend mas leave. Maybe this
is piled in one corner and "tell the tale" and we'll find out
rything Colum-
and hailed bya tended tour of California, although the Christmas holidays in
at a red light was
production has reached a new high. of the is to Charleston S. C. attending Just what the attraction is.
two three hours later he, real purpose trip bia and ,
or
and cop told to move on? Nothing is being done. attend a meeting of his Masonic the dances Mildred Oben- I J. R. Bishop, inspector in the
that he is
The statistical section of planning On his door now there is a little Order. hack (Disposal)-in Niagara Falls Machine Shop, reports
His
1 division is just a small sec sign with big red letters on it Some people in this world seem with her family Edna Brunson a proud grandfather.warrant officer step-son in the
bet there's always saying "KEEP OUT." Do you think all the luck or something.Just (Receipt Control-in St. Augustine a chief
tion, but you can to have I Coast Guard, Is the proud fatherof
would reunion
he Mason-Dixon line get attending a family
news around. Mrs. "Kitty"Allen how Virginia Walpole, Design, born December
better results, Tracy? Anna Faircloth (Receipt Control a baby girl,
.
my 1946
brand
brought her little son, Larry managed to get a new 10th. The officer lives in Elizabeth
out to visit us last Friday. He sure The bowling team is really gong Plymouth sedan (within two ) will "holiday" down state North Carolina.

is a cute boy, Kitty. I to town with an expected 1st weeks) is still a mystery, even to and go bird hunting. She hopes to City Just, ask D. F. Schoen, ACMM
determine if the family bird dogs
ASSEMBLY DI\'ISION-by Ed place this week. Last week we her husband. their board for next year. (AC), if it is against the law to

Holfand-*-Many of you of the Assembly imbed to the No. two spot in Recently, :Mr. Toske, also of Design No justify birds, no dogs! Velma Kirk discharge any kind of firearms in

Division may not be aware he league. bought an electric train and (Issue Control) will motor to Tal- Clay County (or any place in the

of the fact that we have a Quar- That Nick "Big-Wheel" Puligano had to sit on it all afternoon in ihina, Oklahoma, her old hometown State of Florida) on Sunday?

termen and Leadingmen Associa is going to be a proud poppa order to keep it away from the Jay Ellis (Procurement) I You'll find out that the fine, to-

tion. The objectives of this organ retty soon. Name it "Axel electrical engineers.Congratulations hopes to go fishing and land a big gether with the costs, amounts to ..

ization are to increase the efficiency I I Greece," Nick, 'cause it's going to are in order for bass Mr. Scott (Stock Control) $18.50 for each single shot. The

of the supervisory force, and keep you rolling. Irs. Leola Beavers Pierce, formerly has two weeks off and is going to chief invested $37.00. High-priced

to promote the social, intellectual, I Have you heard Paul Carman's of Design, who became the West Florida to hunt and fish shooting, eh, chief?
and material welfare of its members theme song lately? It's "Oh! When mother of a baby boy, a few Wilhelmina Riegel (Stock Control) Veronica Huss, storekeeper in

and the employees of this the Saint Cones Marching In." weeks ago. will play "Mrs. Santa" to her boys the main office, and L. E. Jordan .

A&R. The Quartermen and Lead What does Libby Boyette use 89an Hanna Kalor, newest employeein who will be home for the holidays are still battling over flashlight

r ingmen Association is a nationwide excuse now since they've taken Design, is resigning next weekto Ola May Bryant (Issue batteries.
t organization and the only one out the coke machines? Hmm! go to California where her husband Control plans to entertain guests. Why is Chief R. B. Joyce, asso-

j I of its kind authorized to deal directly MANAGEMENT: :: ENGINEER is being transferred.Mrs. I I Lois Miller (Receipt Control) ciate prircipal inspector, Aircraft
around
with the Navy. Last week Frt'd'E. Cline-We have Trawick Material I Overhaul Group running
IXG-By : Eugene plans to to Woodbine, Georgia;
go
'.- the annual election of fleets was Miss Donna Avery leaving us this Section, and her husband who Elizabeth Slade (Administrative), with a long list of names? It seems

I held in the Seminole Hotel and the week. She has been with us for works in Heavy Equipment, are to Orlando; Diantha Mason (Receipt he is looking for new members for

t t'' following officers were elected 1: E. eleven months and has been in ,the resigning after 2y; years to go Control) to Tampa; Erma the FLEET RESERVE ASSOCIATION

I C. Everett, president; Claude H. state of Florida for about two back to Hazelhurst Georgia. Replacing Hanna (Issue Control), to Pen- : :. All men who are eligible

I Cribbs, vice president; J. F. On- ears. Guess she is getting home- Mrs. Trawick in the Material sacola; Geneva Chester (Receipt should contact Chief Joyce right

r stett, secretary-treasurer; J. Muhl- sick; so she can shake this Flora Section Is Nora Breden. Control), to Quincy, Florida; Shor away.
er, master at arms; C. G. Hart, sand out of her shoes and go for to Beach and turned in
Everyone is hoping a speedy ty: Segal, Daytona ; ed in the bowling and
board of directors. The served retiring with ack to Minneapolis, Minn. recovery for Mr. Quinn's mother Mr Cox (Stock Control), to Havana a creditable score of 133, 134 and

officers who have Also in this division, we have and Mr. Tovey's wife, both of Cuba.Raymond.

credit for the past two years C. G.were Hart: .ggie Crouch. She and her husband whom are in Johns Hopkins Hos- Wells (Stock Control), 133.It's a boy for Edward S. Schu
,
O. M. president;
Spicer
,
Les, who is an AOM2c gunnery pital. after spending Christmas away macher who is himself a new arrival
vice E. H, Dennard, Jr.,
president; ; E. C. Everett, instructor at NATTC, went Dorothy Miller, Maintenance, from home in the service for the in Inventory from the U. S.
secretary-treasurer
hunting in North and South Carona three is going home to Engineers.
master at The oiganlzation's::: and Chief Hubbard, NATTC, were last years,
immediate arms. plans call for the during their leave. In the two married the evening of 6 December Pirmingham, Alabama Mar- It was a secret but now the news

most establishment of an active athletic weeks they were hunting, Aggie to the surprise of everyone. vin Highsmith (Procurement), has leaked out that the former
hours and hot two rabbits. Maybe your hus- They had previously planned their mother veteran, is looking forward Kay Purser Inventory) was mar-
program during noon recently band isn't very good on this in- marriage for 14 December, to his first Christmas at ried on October 18th to Fred Cintli. -
hours as
after working Dodson.Formerly ruction: as far as women are This is really a fish story. Last dome in three years, in Tampa.He lie was formerly stationed

; suggested by a St.Captain Johns River salt, concerned, Aggie? Wednesday, Mr. Griffin and Mr. plans to paint the porch and mow here, but is now at St. Simons.

returned to this Congratulations are in cider forMr. edde of Maintenance went fish- the lawn while at home. Issue Control is glad that Leola

W. I. Corneally real salt witha ; and Mrs. Morton Van Haas ng and came back with one fish BOWLING NEWS: At the endf Noguera is doing fine since her
week
division last a
Ii brand first class civilianrating who had a son born on Dec. 0, piece. They said they had agreed ) the half, Salvage Yard is leatKmg. recent operation( Lura, Owens .
new an extended 946.) His name is Christopherrooks before leaving not to exceed that Engine Parts is runner-up. (Personnel) spent last' week in

I f "vacation"after spending on one of those Vim Haas. umber." By the way, Francis Gardner join- Dkeechobee City, Florida.



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Ky C'OMDR. ROBERT: P. RKEKB i!

I would like to congratulate all !I;
i MOVIE SCHEDULE hands on the inspection Saturday. : .:,

It went off very well, particularly k

NATTCTIU'K so, considering that there had not
been for over a ," t
a large inspection ;
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't .\ ='HER SISTER'S SECRET starring Nancy Cole- -- ----'----' year.

) man and Phillip Reed. Shows at 1815 and 2015. SVTUKOAY a colorful ALL HANDS inspection for With many men traveling for V fftl
I
FK1IY AM) SATUKI11Y! "THE MAGNIFICENT DOLL''. the NAVAL AIR TECHNICAL TRAINING CENTER, five officers I Christmas leave, it might be awjjj, '* J
and fourteen enlisted personnel from the Center received awards
f featuring Ginger Rogers and Burgess Meredith. Shows at 1815 and d 'good idea to review the ways to
from the Executive Officer Commander Robert P. Beebe, USN.
2015 on Friday and 1400 1815 and 2015 on Saturday. keep from being overleave. Arrange
j\\ The nineteen men pictured above are: left to right, Lt. B. W
SUNDAY--"OUT CALIFORNIA WAY" featuring Monte Hal C Adams. Navy Unit Commendation; Lt. i tjg) H. G. Cleland, Pres- your return reservation transportation basis

and Adrian Booth. Shows at 1400. 1815 and 2015.IONDAY idential Unit Citation; Lt.
> AM : ).\"DANGEROUS MILLIONS," starring : Ens. O. W. Shahan, Presidential Unit Citation; Ens. O. R. day. Don't depend on a free ride

Kent Taylor and Donna Drake. Shows at 1315 and 2015. Turlington, Bronze Star Medal and Citation; J. A. Bennett, AOMlc, from NATS or trie Army. If you\

iI'SY"LONE; STAR MOONLIGHT," with Ken Curti Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal and Gold Stars in lieu Of get bumped off one of these

and Joan Barton. Shows at 1815 and 2015. the second and third Air Medals; G. W. Busby, AOMlc., Perman. lights it is no excuse. If a trainis
ent Citation for Distinguished Flying Cross; G. L. Damron, OAM2c,
statement
late get a signed
TlIl'nsU."DICK TRACY VS. CUE BALL, starring Morgan a
Conway and Anne Jeffries. Air Medal: R. H. Smith, AMMlc. Gold Star in lieu of second Air from the conductor on that train
Medal: G. S. Graham, AMM2c, Permanent Citation for Air Medal; before you get off lie should give

Yellow WaterTIIUIISI.AYNO W. H. Leimback, Cox, Presidential Unit Citation, Ribbon Bar and it to you on company stationeryall
Bronze Star; D. D. Caruso, AMM2c, Presidential Unit Citation transportation companies

: SHOW.FRIDAY Ribbon Bar and Bronze Star: R. L. Marconi, ARMlc, PresidentialUnit have these forms. Don't try to geta
Citation, Ribbon Bar and Bronze Star, Navy Unit Commendation slip from the stationmaster after
AM .\TIm\! ""THE CHASE" with Robert Cum and Ribbon Bar, W. K. Hale, ARMlc, Presidential Unit Citation; you find you have missed a con-

mings and Michele Morgan. A. G. Underwood, AOM3c. Navy Unit Commendation and Ribbon nection. He does not know if you

hUM).\\'-"HER SISTER'S SECRET", with Nancy Coleman and I Bar: W. B. DeAngelis, ACEM Navy Unit Commendation and Rib- were on a train that was late in
Phillip Reed. bon Bar: A. M. Sterland AMM2c, Navy Unit Commendation and Rib arriving or not.

>I() U'\Y AM) TUKMMY; -"THE MAGNIFICENT DOLL," star bon Bar; E. E. Wilgus, ACOM Navy Unit Commendation and Ribbon Double check the informationon

ring Ginger Rogers and Burgess Meredith. Bar, E. H. Welch, AEM2c, Navy Unit Commendation and Ribbon leaving times and connectionsas

WKINKM\Y-"OUT: ; CALIFORNIA WAY" with Monte Hale Bar. men have frequently been given .

and Adrian Booth.TIII'ItsD.iYNO. --- I wrong dope on this, particularly .

SHOW.THINGS ypARtign at small stations. Finally, don't
I ROM forget it takes that old doughto (

TO DOABOARDIIOKilY travel. Don't spend it all on
Christmas Cheer.
SHORT SHOTSTOA The Station will secure at noonon
SHOP Monday through 1700-
Friday, the day before Christmas and,
21.30, Saturday and Sunday 1300-2130. Located in _
the day before New Year's.
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Bldg. 414, Wing No, 1. fought its hardest and last Christmas Greetings to all hands

FI.KKTs: : INN-Beer sold nightly 1730-2130, S' football game of the 1916 season and best wishes for a Happy( New
Bldg 517. Sandwiches and snacks available. last Friday against TAF. The TAF The Ignition PUase of the AEM Year.
school scored in the final minutesof School takes pleasure in announ- 5.5
lumLlMiSix alleys behind Ship's Service avail- the first quarter to climax a cing the opening of the l'hase'snew

able to all personnel Monday through Saturday, powerhouse drive from the TOA ultra-modern, deluxe WardRoom CHIEF OF WATCH
1700-2130. Free bowling if you set your own pins. 40 to the goal. TAF received the The opening was marked

15c a line for pin boys.SN'1MMlNGAll. ball on an unfortunate fumble by by a chicken dinner given on Tues- CHARLIE HARDENTO .

the Ordnance team on their 10 The | day of last week with Electrician :; -
Outdoor Pools Closed) Indoor 1 AK team went to the one yard line Norris, phase officer, acting i i'I

Pool Bldg. 614, Recreational Swimming. Monday, and with four chances found themselves :, as host. Guests attending the occasion BE SEPARATED

... Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 0900 to 1200. Monday I : thrown back to the five on were Comdr. Sauter, Miss Charlie what will
I the third down. A to Wilcox Wynelle Gurganious and the "Hey gives"
through Friday, 1800 to 2015. Saturday 1000 to 1200, I pass I I'resound no more around the sacred,
finally made the TO and the conversion "teach boys" of Bldg 522 Many
1300 to 16<>0 1700 tJ 2015. 1200 to of the O. O. D.'s Office
< Sunday 1600, 1700 i was good for a 7-0 score. nice comments have been heard on j portals r ,
to 2045.MUNic The score remained unchangedfor the fine work done by the personnel Big 500, for Charlie Harden,
,
CUM after 23 of faithful
the rest of the game while a on their ward room. ,' years
service in the United States
: ;-Anyone interested in joining the NATT rough gridiron struggle progressedup I It's good to see Andy Cavar, ; Navy
will to the Center
and down the field' with both I report Separation
Cats Orchestra, contact T. F. Raye at Barracks 465. formerly of the Generator Phase, 1: for discharge the 30th of this
teams threatening, but neither back for few tells
a days. Andy
I
I month And another of Uncle
NATTO MltltAKY Located in Auditorium. Jt I team able to cross the last stripe. me that the Flight Deck of the I so

The TOA team has made an admirable Franklin D. is large enough for two -
and i
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Friday 0300 to
record this and the
year football games with/ a baseball
2100. Wednesday, 1230 to 2100. Saturday and Sunday entire division is proud of the players field in the center

1230 to 2100. who turned out every night on I Bill Hayes AEM3c. from Calif? M
their own time for gruelling scrim-
is the last reserve instructor of
fy AIIILKT1C: GEAR: Available at Gear Locker, mages. The roster of the men eli-
the AEM School to tell the
Physical Training gible and active TAF last I navy
Department Bldg. 513. against goodbye. Hayes has been an instructor
Friday includes: Bass, Brown, Lar-
HOMNG_Smokers held on the "Line" for the past
regularly. Anyone Interested -
son, Giacalone, Hoffman, Doerrler,
t in participating, contact Chief Al Sinibaldi Stratton, Gibson P'Neal, Bain, yearlong"'enuf to be called an rte y
"old timer. Personnel
of the AEM
of the P.T. Department. Laurence, Attridge, Stephenson, v'
School wishes to say "so long,
TKNMRacquets: and balls available at Physical Atkinson, Griffin, Miller, Armstrong Bill and wish you lots of luck in
Alexander Morris, Hill, t.,;.
Training Bldg 513. your future plans.
I Jistel. Hartley. and Wable, who 4 .
1"OO'J'lI.\I.Ir--lntra.murals. Games held on Mondays, Wednesdaysand aided Gunner McCauley in Shorty Sink has some very IIpe.lal -
Fridays, 1600, on field bordered by Allegheny Road. coaching the TOA team. Also ac- requests for Santa Claus from

I tive up to the TAF game and recovering personnel of the school. He tells
WHERE TO GO-ASHORE from injuries received in me that Edna wants a million dob
lars to build. her all
previous games are Mercier and new home (
JACKSONVILLE; Bt\lItS-Buses: : leave at frequent Intervals Hentz n. donations appreciated) Lt. (Jgi
from new bus station at Clay and Adams (sam e as Navy). Surf bath- I Brunson wants a sure system for ,

ing and other recreation at one of worlds: finest ocean beaches. Bus I Now that football Is ,over for hitting the dogs on the nose; Mc-

fare 25c. TOA basketball and bowling are I' Nally wants flashy pj's and a
CANOLING: 1IMI1NU, .AM UOATlMi: Cedar River on San the word around 611 and Bits. 52. 'I sweet 5'3" brunette in high heels;

t Juan Avenue. Take Lake Shore Bus, three blocks from last stop on i About 2$ men have stated a de- Brooks will settle for a redhead
San Juan. Row Boats-two hours, (50c; canoes$1.00 per hour; motor sire to play intra-mural basketball, with a 'u'all drawl, Vandergoot .. ..
boats-:$2.00 hour five to wants a '16 <:
per eight people per boat. anu a first class casaba squad is Harley-Davidson motorcycle
\ expected The date of first 61 ; Herberger declares
practice ...... _
I and official schedule are yet that nothing less than AEM3c will n.

tUKKTINCS; FROM I TilE CHAPLAINS to be announced, but word li ex- I make him happy ((8 hint) ; T. lam's; 20-Year Men bows out of

pected immediately after the holiday !- I Thompson wants a '48 Buick, McDonald t he Naval Service to live the life
The Christmas season brings us: the good tidings of season. I a 1 5 of Bourbon: Rleve o I Riley

I "Peace on Earth, Good Will Toward :Men." It is the hope and I Although there is no definite wants to work in Chicago (did Charlie first enlisted in the

desire of all of us that peace may reign on this earth, and I howling schedule, TOA has alieady you say work) ; Strout wants a Navy in June 1918 during the last

l r it is to the benefit of all people that good will exists between started practice and has accumu- dozen possible skivvies to transfer; Cacar back, if it to Is Im- part' of the war, and served until
lated a fine kegling team Mr. generator lie re-enlisted In
I F'cbruary 1919.
all mankind. Hut until the frailty of man is strengthenedby Turlington is the coach and Frazeeis phase, wants a coke ma- ContiiiiKxl on Page Seven

the power of God and the saving Grace of our Lord Jesus captain of the Ten-Pin team. chine aboard the Roosevelt; Buy
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Christ, the peace in this world will be endangered and the VanPelt, Fletcher, Felles Johnson, feels like he might like sailing in -Yours truly hpeev; ;; ;;' o it j
Lindsey, Com mimi, Reid, Jolley, a 30' yawl if Santa would get germr "-!'
i good will jeopardized. It therefore becomes our duty to be lade happy on Xmas morning
Daughtey, Brown and Stephensonmake eroiis; Miss Patiick, well, guess with the above stocking full.
a the guardians of the and of will. To what ? ? ? '' she
peace preservers good up TOA's threat to the Bowl- wants a man! BALLARD, R A., now stationed
J perform this: duty it behooves every man in the Navy to be ing League. High score so far has -- '_ .. --- i it i Panama, really looked sharp .,

strong in the Lord, God fearing, and to be faithful stewards been 202 and. that belongs to 15.--O'Neal has finally been kicki n those civics when he stopped by '!:I

t of the King of Kings, and Lord of Lords to whom we bring Brown. When intra-dmsion bowl- ed out of the office and been forc- while on leave. What a break for
Ing starts, watch out for TOA ed to work for a living. Philips t hose Ohio gals.
; praise, honor and glory this holy of Christmas. Let .
on day has replaced him and now O'Nealis NEW HATE "Just look at

us receive Christ as our King, and dedicate ourselves to live Christmas, this year, will find a educating students in munitions t his," gus'1ed the proud mother,

according to His way of life, that our joy of these Christmas fair percentage of Ordnancemen at class M. C. Harden, AOM-A-21 'aving a letter. "They promoted

Tidings may be full and our hopes: and dreams of a worldat home, as many live on the Fast student and Jax Navy end, has recently n ly don for hitting a Chief. They:
Coast, or exist down south south, made All Navy end. Last lade, him a court martial!
peace may be realized. that lit!. Bnkley's wife beat Santa week 106 men were registered with With tho above it's :Mill Amps

by 15 days, presenting him with 'I'OA and 106 were present in class em roswing her lingers. / until Santa
MERRY CHRISTMAS little Denis Alton Brinkley on the all week, Quite a feat -, g eta here



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PROM AVIATION FUNDAMENTAL SCHOOLHonor Hobart For Full


Men _of Class AF that I could profit by taking Avi- Count In ThirdVeteran

Top honors go this week to Ow I ation Machinist's. Mate School.

I en.. Charles V Jr with an eleven "As a whole, the AvFund School, Chief Al Sinibaldi, erstwhile -

week. ,average of 88.90. Charles in my opinion, profits every one Nye Boxing promoter of NATTC,

"-If. ".... .._:.?'- .' who enters it, The subjects given shaped up a nine bout card for the ,
: -' help you in some way in the 'A' entertainment of boxing enthusiasts -

School you choose, whether the I last Friday evening at the I
IQ. person> involved is conscious of the < Auditorium. '

fact or not. Only knockout of the eveningcame

I "My only hope is that I can keep in the fifth fight, when Bob

k. I up my grades in 'A' school and Ahlers sent Mike Hobart to the
I keep within the standard I have canvas for the full count with one
'set for myself." ,
a minute gone in the first round.
SAILORS, as you go along In Two hud right uppercuts one to
this school, don't lose sight of the : x the face, followed by another to

school's importance, or of the benefits the mid-sectlon-flnlsht'd Hobart

you receive if you work hard Jack Fisher and Matty Campan-
and pass In case you have forgotten iello met in the main attractionof

Chief Morrow's talk to you the the evening. fisher, one of

Friday before you entered Aviation I A TTC's most promising lighters,
undamentala School, It't's review riCTLKRn ABOVE is a tentative boxing team from NATTC. pounded out a three round decision -

the advantages you can cash in on The team, ably coached by Chief AI Sinibaldi, is to enter a Golden having no trouble at all except -

1. Diploma from this school, j Gloves Tournament in Jacksonville All boys cf any weight or size I in the opening round of the

y N which is of great value for adancement are welcome to try out for the squad, and should contact Sini- I battle. Fans jumped to their feet
r a \ in rating in the Navy I baldi at the Gym, Bldg. 513 Reading from left to right, the boys are: when Campaniello was downed

and of importance to obtain civilian (Bottom Row) Matty Campaniello 150: Ibs; Donald Brutchey-, 130 for a count of 9 by a hard rightto
jobs. I Ibs: John Rogers 120 lbs.. and Jack Fisher, 145 lbs. (Top Row) the face in the third round.
Al Simbaldi a heavyweight and coach of the team; Herb Nixon, I
2 Recommendation for advancement
I Pete Armes
152 Ibs.; Ron Bondy, 160 Ibs, Fete Armes, 170 lbs., and Red Mc- Light Heavyweightchampion
in rating when you have re- of NATTC, and Red
175 Ibs.
quired time in rate "more hard II Donough, McDonough the runner-up for the

cash for you." I title, fought the semi-final, and
DO FLORIDA'S LAKES HAVE FISH?
---- 3. Selection of an "A" School Armes was victorious in a three

hails from Griswold, Iowa Belowis where you will receive a thorough 1.- ,,_ '._ .. "'.. round decision. Armes was downed -

his statement training in the rate of your choice, briefly in the opening canto,

"Aviation Fundamentals School also another diploma of great and McDonough was floored by a

given everyone who goes throughit value for future advancement In left to the face in the second.

a good basis for aviation rates late and for civilian jobs A complete summary of the

Besides the indoctrination they I So be smart, sailors put out that w, { < evening's bouts follows:
give to help pick effort. Don't be of the
you you jour extra one 1st Bout Free for All, won byGret'r
'A' fichool, the school gives youa few who come before the Training '
K. E., of AF 24.
good: general outline of how aircraft Board for low grades and ask for i iI
fly', run and lire constructed.I another chance k' ; 2nd Bout-John Rogers, 120 Ibs,
AF 17, outpointed Fred ConJfy,
"In the eleven weeks spent _
j 118 Ibs, Ship's Co., Yellow Water
a person learns a lot, and here'l The" latest class to start Aviation .
taught no easily' and gradually Fundamentals! School is AF-
everyone learns something of the 24 A C. P. O. is the Company 4id Bout Bob Lian, 135 Ibs, AF

BUbj H:t. Commander of the class that is I 18 outpointed Charlie Butera, 133
made of 118 The two wing .5:0: \ I Ibs. AK 18.
"I don't plan to make the Navy up men. ;
my life work, although like the leaders are G. L. Adams and F. E 1 4th Bout Don Brutchey, 130

life My' ambition is to get four Whittl\. lbs.. Ship's Co, outpointed Jim

years i>t engineering at a good college Rogers, 130 Ibs, AF ]8.

and when my hitch is up I Men from the AF Clashes are be- 5th Bout Bob Ahlers, 140 lbs ,
plan to do just that." ing picked up to write class!'; news knocked out Mike Hobart, 140 Ibs: ,
AF 18 in 1 mm. of first round.
I
Second honors go to Muirheid, Those who have already been selected -
James A.. with an average of 88,82, are: Tracy, AF24, Centola, 6th Bout Irish McKeever, 145
I AF23, Terry and Benton, AF22,, 5 lbs.. AF 18, and Eddie King, 145
'." .._u.6 ."" Echardt, AF20 and Aviation AF19 Ibs. AF 18, drew
7th Bout Herb Nixon, 150 Ibs,
I II AEM, outpointed Elmer HuLbard
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I Plans are in the offing for an Q'i
c 146 Its, CTO.
AF smoker which will pit the AF _.__ a. ..... ___ nn....__....____ .__ 6th Bout Pete Armes, 170 Ibs,
Marines the AF sailors.
r against THE ABOVE sailors will gladly give fellow fishermen the word Police Force NATTC outpointed

The started where they are. The string holds 62 Speckled Perch and one largemouth Red McDonough, 175 Ibs, NATTC
AF'Spoils League Black Bass caught in 6 hours last Sunday Left to right, Police Force
off its winter basketball
Monday. Games will be programlast I are: Ed. Sturgeon, ACM: Red Morrow, ACMM; Nick Gallitano, I Final Bout-Jack Fisher. 145:
played
ACOM and Joe V'are, CPhoM. lbs., Ship Co, outpointed Mat-
every Monday, ednesday and Friday ._ i
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evenings at 2000. I mission the U.S,S. Curtis The ship I : _

The most interesting game in Charlie Harden t was commissioned in 1041, and First CMAA of the AEM area, and

\ i the first night opener was the I Charlie was aboard her sailing, then was made Permanent Chief of
AF20-21 contest. AF20 came from Continued from l'I'e<'eding Page from Philadelphia to the West the ttatch

behind in the last quarter to win the Regular Navy to make it a Coast when the Japs attacked I Charlie is married and living at

22 to 18. Both of the teams looked carter in :May, 1924. During his I Pearl Harbor Unfortunately Lake forest, a suburb of Jacksonville -

good: but much improvement is expected service in World War I, Charlie Charlie remarks at this point, he where Charlie says. he will

during the season. served aboard the U.S,S. Rhode I was transferred to GuantanamoBay probably drop anchor for the last
Individual scoring honors of the Island which was at that time pa- Cuba, for two years and time.
. evening went to Vienna, who scored trolling the East Coast-and as missed out on most of the action I From Charlie many, many
j f." A,22 to a 32 to 20 victory over Charlie so aptly puts it-"looking t! during the war. He served in Cuba friends here at NATTC the best

,', AF23, by looping 14 points. for German U-boats and hoping we until 1913, and then was trans- of Good Wishes are sent to him.
In the other games played AF22 I wouldn't find any" ferred here to A TTC. To say that we will all miss him
beat AF23 32 to 20 AF18 groundout I Since he has been here, he was is a gross understatement.
a 27-14 victory over AF19 and I When Charlie signed over again -- --. ,V
AF17 bent AF16 by a basket. in 1924, he was assigned aboard i iI F.-n.-a. DEDICATES COLOnS-:
the U.S.S. Mayflower, which was I
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Ii only eight tenths of a point be- Ship's .11I113113' yacht during his term of office
', low top man James is from Tulsa, I "I guess I haven done anythingsn : Asked why he signed into the
Oklahoma. Lets read what he has 'one else hasn't done since I service, Charlie remarked he 1LL tTY
have been in the Navy' replied\
to flay guessed he heard the call of the
Chief Aviation Machinist Mate "
"When I came into the Navy, I Childrers tea
had a desire to get into the Aviation -: A few years after his duty on
Chief Childeis, who comes from
branch, but I had no idea of the Mayflower, 1926 and 1027 to be
Kansas is married and the father
the many parts it was ccmptiseuof \ exact, he was on the U.S.S. Memphis
of a four year old girl. He enlisted -
The indoctrination given to all As you perhaps recall, 1926
in the Navy in January 1937 and
AvFund Students clears the Lindbergh flew from
up any I was year f
has been attached to Aviation for
doubt as to which rate they want New York to Paris, The Memphiswas a t r .
J had a desire for motor machinists I the past seven years. At the present the ship detailed to bring t
time he is Senior Class Com-
work and after learning the I Lindbergh back to the States To ', S'Si
mander of the AF Division 5 ,
"scoop" about it. I was convinced top oft his list of celebrities %
Na'altlt'rvlrt'
During his ten years of
Charlie served aboard the Cruiser
he has been attached to
in 1934, which' was
JAX AIR NEWS ten bases and ships His first ship Indianapolis time that President v a
NAVAL AW TECHNICAL was the U S.S. Astoria, on whichhe the same .
Franklin Roosevelt reviewed the $ '
0 served for four While on
TRAINING CENTER the Astoria he made years] a good will Fleet on this ship, and later that A Yf.V
Copt in Howard V. ll< |'kn! .. USN, year was on the Cruiser Houston
cruise to Japan and China to return k
Commanding
when President Roosevelt made a w
Commander Hobart 1'. U..*.l>e, USN the ashes of a Japanese ambassador x
hxerutiv.Editorial : 30 day cruise on a Good Will Tour .

Offices for NATTC After serving on the Astoria, through the Virgin Islands, Columbia .
Section, Rooms 137 and 138, South Amt'ricland thenceto
Mr. Childers served on various S
Administration Building 500-A. Pearl the Hawaiian Islands The Pres-
and stations including
Tel. Ext. 208 ships Harbor' San Diego, U.S.S. Intrepidand ident disembarked from the ship in JACliSOl'II.UlutANnl: number fll, Fleet Reserve Association
AUvliior Portland, Oregon, In hill comments, held dedication ceremonies of their branch colors during thregular .
Station.
Naval Air
' E. W Amlrow Editor,: It. Cwndr ChIC( ), Ho also Alameda went through catapult Charlie stated that the crew was monthly meeting held last Wednesday, 11 December,

Arthur Ki.utao",ikilia, SI. school! at Philadelphia crazy about the President 3946, Chaplain Andrews (right) of the Naval Air Technical Training
Si..<.il. Writ.r, servedat Center the dedicating officer gave\ a Inspiring talk on the
Robert J. Wclihnir. B*> Mr. Childers has been attached A tour of Shore duty was very
\ rhitognu to NATTC and Aviation Fundamentals Norfolk, Virginia, from 11)37 to relationship between God And Country. The meeting was attendedby
Mad. bj NAS holo Lab A A". Fund I School since April of this 3040\ alter which he reported to over 100 members. The next meeting will be held on 8 January
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