Jax air news
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028307/01495
 Material Information
Title: Jax air news
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: United States Naval Air Station Jacksonville Fla
Creation Date: April 1, 1943
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Air bases -- Newspapers -- Florida   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Jacksonville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Duval County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000579555
oclc - 33313438
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System ID: UF00028307:01495

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Fled Vet Al Helm Of NAS, lax Graduating Class Four Point Recreation

ap sd a 'v Of Naval AcademyIs
: 9zg Program Moves Ahead

P Coming Here With Smokers, DancesCAPT

> 750 Ensigns And Marine

4 ; Lieutenants To Get Air WAVES And Jax Girls

Partners For Sailors At
I Indoctrination At Jax
: Dance Saturday NightThe
+ t W I The Jacksonville Naval Air Station r
i s 4a '' will play host to the gradu third of a weekly series of'Victory
ating class of the U. S Naval Smokers" will be held
Academy this summer when 750 i tonight at Mason Field at 1930
new ensigns in the Navy and sec i when another program of boxing,
ond lieutenants in the Marine community singing and vaudevilleacts
Corps come here for a ten weeks' is presented for Naval per
r aviation indoctrination cqurse sonnel and their guests.
Members of the graduatingclass Only one phase of the four point
at Annapolis will arrive at recreational program inauguratedon
Jacksonville in two groups, the the station three weeks ago
Navy Department has announced.The the past two "smokers" have been
first of these groups, number enthusiastically received by more
ing 375 newly commissioned en- than 7,000 people who attended.On .
signs and second lieutenants, will Saturday night, April 3, more
report for indoctrination on June xi than 100 Jacksonville girls will be

14 Upon completion of their Vie, admitted on the station to act as
e training they will receive two d dancing partners for the bluejack
weeks' leave before reporting for i ets who attend the Ships Dance .
9 duty with the fleet or the Marine i at 2030 in the main station audi-
Corps. The second group of 375
reporting two weeks later will receive Dancing Partners Certain

a similar training Ensign Ann Hughes, who is In .
The purpose of the aviation indoctrination charge of the Saturday night

CAPTAIN STANLEY J. MICHAEL, USN school, as announcedby LITCH dances!' promises that the Jacksonville -
the Navy, will be "to providethe Notable girls promised as dancing -
newly commissioned officers Gunnery partners last Saturday will
New Commandant Welcomes with a thorough knowledge of the definitely be in attendance this!
employment of aviation in naval Is NAOTC's New Saturday. A mix-up in the

Station Paper's First Issue warfare.While "midshipmen receive in-1 Chief Of Staff town dates was by the responsible! chaperons for down-their .

struction in aviation subjects as a I absence last week. All girls
part of their curriculum at the who would like to attend this
Captain Michael Sea Veteran With Many Honors Calls Naval Academy, the Navy Depart- Aerial Marksman Succeeds I dance should contact :Miss

On Naval Personnel To Support JAX AIR NEWS And ment opportunity pointed to out test, they the have practical little Capt. Cassady As Aide To Louise, Duval Clark, and Recreation Jacksonvilledefense Division !

Make It Best In Country application of their studies' It Admiral A. B. Cook : Council.
was also shown that the aviation
Captain Stanley J. Michael USN, only recently relieved from sea indoctrination course will afford I Captain Ernest Wheeler Litch, torium, Those who wish to bring
duty to become comr.iandant of NAS, Jacksonville, in succession to the new officers their first opportunity -, new chief of staff of the Naval their dates or wives are permitted
Rear Admiral John Dale Price today formally welcomed the JAX to devote their efforts entirely Air Operational Training; Com to do BO, providing they have regu
AIR NEWS as meeting an "important need" and called on all Naval to aviation. I mand at NAS, Jacksonville holds lar station' passes and identification
personnel in this vicinity to help make it "the best service publicationof Scheduled for study by the rv numerous aviation honors, including buttons. Buddy Balbo and
its kind in the country" officers during their aviation indoctrination I a letter of commendation for his Bluejackets band will again
The commandant sam: are air navigation; I II I an aerial gunnery record in 1931; provide the music.
"I take pleasure In welcomingthe I I the operation of aircraft motors, of :59> hits out of 60 shots' on a Program ScheduledThe
first l Is.ue of JAX AIR Contractors Get tactical problems and flying tech- I I towed sleeve target. program scheduled for to
NEWS, which I believe will fill 'nique. They will be expected to The captain, formerly commanding night's smoker which is subjectto
an Important need of the Jacksonville I fly with pilots in mock combat 'I officer of the Detroit, :MIch., last minute changes, follows:
Naval Air Station and 'E' Award April 17 operations, including dive-bombing, Naval Air Station has succeeded 1. Boxing
all outlying :Naval activities torpedo bombing and other typesof I Captain John H. Cassady, who recently 2. Community Singing.
"As a non-commercial service attack. was detached as chief of 3. NATTC Dance Band.
publication, devoted to the Firms That Built Jax Air The Navy Department empha- staff to Admiral A. B. Cook of 4. Brooklyn Jubilee Qualtet-
Navy's best Interests, this news Station Other Projects sized, however that the new officers the NAOTC and assigned to the colored quartet.
paper Is being launched for these will not be trained as naval Bureau of Aeronautics at Wash- :5. Four Boot "Hamateurs"
chief purposes: Win Coveted HonorThe aviators. Like other Navy and ington as director of training. 6. Girard Cerato-Dramatic bar.
"1. To provide a medium of Marine Corps officers, who are Safety Records Commended itone.
expression for the spirit and tal- three contracting companies graduates of the Naval Academy Besides the letter from the Sec- 7. Girl duet-probably( from a
eats of personnel on this station, responsible for building the Jack- though, they will become eligiblefor retary of the Navy lauding his downtown night club)
Cecil and Lee Fields and the sonville Naval Air Station, together flight training after two yearsin marksmanship feat achieved in a I 8. Finale-featuring the WAVE
Naval Air Gunners School. with hundreds of other projects other duty. I C.iitlnB 4 .. page. three and Bluejacket chorus.
"%. To afford these stations under the Naval Air Operational I (Captain Jack Lewis will act as f
and related activities a central Training Command, have been master-of-ceremonies)
source of general Information. named by the 'Navy Department I FLASH: Ensign (Yes, Ensign) To encourage the participation of
"3. To stimulate the already to receive the first Army-Navy all Naval personnel in athletics is i
high morale of our personnel I I' "E" award to be made for construction I New Commandant the third part of the four point '
work in the state of Reported
with reading matter, pictures Continued .. page fight I
and cartoons designed for their Florida. I
amusement and enjoyment. I Officials in charge of the presentation I Jacksonville Naval Air Station i versed and which X can hardly Broadcasts
"Naturally, the success of JAX announced today that the personnel were astounded today I blame you for not knowing. I WAS
AIR NEWS will depend to a three companies-the Duval En- when a report was circulated made all arrangements for my fra-
large extent on the cooperation gineering and Contracting Com- that Ensign Royal TilUwlger Jo- ternity's fall cotillion, you must
given Its editorial staff and defirtmenfal pany and the George D. Auchter hensen, A-VN), USNR, had remember, and even more Impor- Begin Friday NightFirst
Company, both of Jacksonville,
reporters by the been appointed commandant of tant I received my wings at PEN-
and the Batson-Cook of
Suggestions for im- Company to relieve Captain SACOLA."
West Point, Ga-would receivethe the station Of Series Of Radio
will be welcomed atall Stanley I, Michael, aa of April The new Commandant then was
time and It Is wish that production award at an appropriate -I To Be Heard
my here 1, 1943. reported to have Informed depart- Programs
on April
everyone do his or her part to 17. The ceremony will be held 'In During appropriate ceremonies, ment heads of some of the amaz- Over Station WJAXWith
make JAX AIR NEWS the best the band shell in front of the the report said, Capt. Michael turn- ing changes he expected to put
service publication of Its kind In ministration building. ed over his command to Ensign into immediate effect. His suggestion the first of a weekly series -
the country" Rear Admiral Ben Moreell ad-I Johensen with the words: "I can- about what they could do of four radio programs slated .
Captain Michael although but of the Bureau of Yards and not express my real feelings over to the Senior BOQ left some of to be broadcast Friday night, the
45 years old, is a veteran of 27 is slated to make the presentation this sudden change, but undoubtedly the high officers wriggling in their Jacksonville Ne.val Air Station
service in the Navy and in I actions will speak for chairs it was said. Changes in
years ,
of the Army-Navy "E" flag, it your will be on the air in a big way.
naval aviation, with much fleet themselves. I leave you this fine other buildings also recommendedwere
was announced, and the flag will Officials in charge of the pro
duty behind him. He has won be air station as a growing and efficient described as nothing shortof
accepted for the companies by grams announced today that all r
the Victory medal, Atlantic Fleet organization. I am sure a revolutionary. I Ipresenta.tion
Alexander Brest for the
Major secretary- plans had been completed
Clasp and the American Defense I treasurer of the Duval Engineering man of your calibre will be able Ensign Johensen also stated of the first half-hour
Service Medal Fleet Clasp. and Contracting Company. to make a great many changes that effective immediately, officers broadcast over station WJAX at
Since relieving the highly popular Major Brest Is now on active duty that will show definite results in could date enlisted WAVES.As 2100 Friday. The next will be
Price who was assigned "
Captain with the U. S. Army. Other high the near future. the chatty little meeting heard over station WMBR on Sat
to sea duty at the same officials, both of the Navy and Thanking him, Ensign Johensen, broke up, Commander Mulling reportedly urday, April 3, at 2000; the third
recommended for
time he was pro- the Army, will be in attendanceontlnunl an intrepid filer who salutes Captains arose and paid a tributeto comes over WPDQ at 1930 Sunday, "
motion from captain to rear ad- (' on pale three and above only, was under- the new Commandant saying, April 4; and the fourth will be I
miral by President Roosevelt, the stood to have said: "You're being
what it
"You can't imagine meansto heard over WJHP at 2100 Tues
new Jacksonville Air Station com- I about the whole
very gracious me to be serving under you day, April 6.
mandant has won general admIra- routine news (contributedto thing, Stan, and I think you have Ensign Johensen. You simply can'tImagine Other programs have been scheduled
for the efficiency and profes- JAX AIR NEWS should
tion done a fine job considering you !" to follow at the same time
sional knowledge he brought to reach the Public Relations office have had such a short stay. Na- And now the staff of the SAX over the same stations each week. i
assignment and the speed with not later than Tuesday noon turally, with the many new and AIR NEWS joins in saying "Hap. The broadcasts were expected to
.h he has picked up where the week of publication. Important progressive courses in business py April Fool's Day." Wow! incorporate entertainment services I'
Price left off. spot news will be accepted administration that up-to-date colleges
SEJI!. from among thousands of young
When the United States went until Wednesday noon. are giving now (I have a
In for the
The first American Indian to fly men training Navy at
to war Captain Michael was in Your cooperation on these deadlines B. S. from dear old State, you for the Navy was trained at the the Air Station. l
command of the USS Matagorda. will be appreciated by the there of ,
know), are many phases Naval Air Station Jacksonville, The announcement concerning
In July, 1942 Comilmmtt, he was.. pane placed three in editors organization in which I am well Florida. \ (.."..e4 .m .*r. ftvtf


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rpa'ge'' Two AX AIR NEWS Aril 11943'

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Commissioned J Four Officers/! i Are Honored Ladder C. 0. At Mayport 1

.__ _. Up The
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Officers Given _II f} i tU' ', \"> "" ,<, : r',., Ii.: Advancements In RatingsAt Now Holds Rank. !f

,, p N AS Jacksonville

Boosts In Rank ---- Of j


is a partial list of
Promotions Effective Mar I r R. Sanders
Jacksonville Naval Air Station en- Maynard Win" .

In Jacksonville Area Naval listed men advanced( In rating, as Promotion; Two Others Of '

Activities Listed : indicated effective' March 1 (Additional Family In Navy Uniform*

names will be publishednext

Promotions of commissioned officers e week) : Lieut Commander Maynard R,

in Naval activities of the i:1bv TO CMM (eAA-Robert W. Webb. Sanders, commanding officer Oi

Jacksonville area, effective March To ACMM (PA) John A. Nelson.To the U. S. Naval Section Ba
1, 1943, include the following:, who ACM (AA)-Charles E. Wright. Mayport recently received his pro*
AMMtc-Arnold P. Andersen,
are listed in the rank to which Harold To C. Carter, Charles R. Cock. motion to the rank of Command*'

they were promoted: Owen N. Coff John M. Conely USNR..
:2tfAIN STATION, LEE AND t'ECIL $ -' Jr., James E. Brock: Thomas R, Recalled to active duty In Octe
FIELDS-Adalr A., Lieut. Bryan Jr.. William A. Cotter,}uob-
UK, ) A-VN( ) 'NnOlWlng; :J. Lieut ert W.( Daleen, James Dlas. D ber, 1940, at which time he became .
A-VN( ) I'SNR: Anderson, H. Carl A.. U Eakln. Rayden: C. Eckersley: commanding officer of the
Lieut. SO USN: Armburst, Joseph Lawrence T Edwards, James F. Klllsor. section base, Commander Sanders f
W.. Lieut. CJSC-VtS) USNR Barnes, Martin J. Hupka
Robert M., Lieut (Jg) A-VN > t'SNR, James T. Johnson Morris L. Jordan is the third member of his family: .
Harnum Jack P., Lieut. A-V(NV'SNR > -rComdr Charles E. Landers Alvin A.Lltrell. to wear a Naval uniform in this
.' ; Blome, Carl H. E., Lieut. Paul K. Ramsey; John A. j
Jg) A-VN) USNR: Boarlni. Ed- Schmidt t. Thomas F. Scott George war.His
hard J., Lieut. A-VtS; Sinek, Charles E. Straw, Charles T. youngest son, Maynard J.,
Boone John W.. Lieut. A-VtS) Thomson James E.'ffaDlIf Is a student at Georgia i
TNR; Bou<:hard. Iver C.. Jr., Lieut. Comdr. Charlee 0. SloneI Ronald D. Higgins ter I.. *heeler. a member of the Naval Tech.
y.. Ill, Lieut. Norman V. Lieut. (Jg) AVIN I* Ackley: Jr., Thomas E. Allen, now serving as an ensign with J
) USNR: ; Burns William S., Lleut Carl L. Ackner: Robert I. Andrews, the fleet In the South Pacific. -
}i., Lieut.I (Jg) ( USNR: Byrne, tq Baker Jr., Logan W. Baldwin JohnE. Formerly executive and commaa,
Roger 11.. Lieut:()Jg 1)A- ( ) USNR, I BaU<:kl, Andrew J. Baranow Wilson ding officer of the Naval Reserve
Campbell Clarence (L, Jr. LieutJg L. Barley, Raymond U Bays, division in Jacksonville Commander
< ) A-VtN) USSR; Canham, M. H. Beaver HudU Bell I -
Charles P. Jr., Lieut A-VN( ) USNR., Jefferson W. Bell. Norman C. Sanders has been active in
Cannon, Edward O. Lieut. CEC- Blckne, Bruce: D. Billings Lawrence reserve units since his release
(S) I'SNR; Carey Timothy J. Lieut.IVS d : E. Bono, ) oy R, Brooks Melvin i from service in the last war.
( ) USNR: Carter Foster S It R. Burns Anthony Calefatl,
J.leut.J< ) A-V(N) USSR; Carter .j; John D. Carlson. John J. Carrick, He entered World War I shortly;
Francis K.. Jr.. Lieut. D.t'SNR(! aeI William P. Carroll, John <). Caret after his graduation from Georgia/
Carter. John I.., Lieut. A-VtN) USNR ens, William H. Cesery. Lon N. Tech and
was on transport
(?a.h. Charley 1..., Lieut. A-VtS( > US Christensen duty 'j
NU: : Frank L. Coldlron, Vtarlo P. Loran with the rank of ensign. Later
Clarke Maurice G., Jr. Lieut D-V Malcolm I Cornell l James E.Crabtree after his release from service, he I
(1 S) USNR; Conner Andrew B.. Jr.. Edward Cserwlnskl. JohnS.
l.leut. (JfO) A-VtN) USNR: Cork Daniel, Elmo C'. Davidson, Jr., became commanding of the I
e Richard M., Lieut. (Jg) I'SN,. Crawford ; Lz 4 4h I Marvin U. Davy Sidney A. Dawes, second organized division of the J
James T., Lieut. A-VN( > I'SNR, Julius Demkowskl, Charles E. ver.1 Naval Reserve in Atlanta, Ga, before I
J'aressa! Lawrence L., Lieut I A-V molt Robert W Dlerlam, coming to Jacksonville.
William S. Dixon.
(S> USNR; Dunham. I
Lieut (Jg) A-VN) USNR; Dustin, na ,oa P Raymond W. Dorsey. Llndsey H. I Commander and Mrs. Sanders (
Kenneth G., Lieut. (Jg) A-v.N"( rF Dunaway Paul E. Duplaln. Earle F. live at Atlantic Beach and have '
USNR; Falter William A. JUieut 1 1 arhart, Paul P. Ellis'. Edward W.Estrella. .
(jlr) A-VN( ) USNR: < Kenneth A. Fasiman. Theodore one daughter, Ida now attending 1
Foulks. Ralph E., Lieut. (Jg> 'SN '', Florianskl, John D. Fraun- Florida State College for Women ..
(; efsIIIU'a'nl J. I trJJ dofer. e ji .
A-VN) n. PLieut. Raymond H. Friend. Joseph H.
D-VS) USNR; Oantenbeln, Fritz. George R. Kryt, Guffle L. Lt. Comdr. Leavens ;
Milton E., Lieut D-VS) USNR Jarrett. Steve Uaspar Anthony P.
ilendlnningr., Robert, Lieut. Comdr. Genta, Johnnie these, William W. I
A-VS) USNR; Gray, Harry G. Gould, Stanley Gorowskl, Ralph A. Promoted to Commander .''j
Lieut CEC-VS) USNR; Grlmmell Goslln, Charles ""', Graves, James
Howard L.. Jr. Lieut. A-"INIL-SNR( L. Greuber. .1
iulllory, Troy T., Lieut. AViNXJ Comdr. Thonta D Southworth Comdr. Fred II. Gage Sidney L. Grueser. Chester A. Lieut. Comdr. Paul J, Leavens
? NR; Gursyntki, William A. Hallmark former executive officer of the Na J
Hagen Edward J.d.Lieut. SC. USN.Haggard. I These four Naval officer of the awarded the Naval Reserve Medal John E. Hamm, Nelson E. Hammond val Air Technical Training Center, 1
William II, Lieut. William M.
(Jg) I Hanson Marvon
A-V(S) USNR; Haller, Morris Eo.I I Jacksonville area received recogni- and Bronze Star for his 26 years H. Harper, Raymond If Harris. was recently promoted to comman
Lieut. A-ViN) USNR; Hebb Winston tion recently for their outstanding : of service. On the same day that Fred T. Harrison, herrod t. Harry, der it has been learned here. I
Lieut. A-VS) USNR; Heinrich, I leadership and service. Commander two Auxiliary Air Station were John J. Havelka, Hobert .. Uue Comdr. Leavens has been on sea
(')'rus B.. Lieut. ()g) A-VN) USNR! ; I Igg Charles It. Hasuka. I !
Holden Carl J.. Lieut (Jg) A-VN) IIIgglnB, commanding officerof commissioned Commander Shone I Edward L. Healey. Jr. Walter A. duty in the South Pacific since
I'SNR; Holland William .. Lleut the Naval Air Technical Training I and Commander Southworth were Hemby, Arnold T. Henderson, he left the training center last falL t
.. L ; Jarbeau, Donald J. hush Charles E. Ar-I
Robert F., Lieut. (Jg) A-VS) USNR; lieutenant commander to comman- and Cecil fields respectively. A Richard V, Holden, Charlie I.. If lives in Jacksonville, he told of
Jenner, Charles E., Lieut. (Jg) der, while Commander Gage, station few days later they were promoted der Jr. William' Bolt, I recent visits with Lout (Jg), "
A-VN) USNR; Johnson, MelverneK. yard officer, who received a I i I from lieutenant commander to F. Hubbard. Doral & Hubbard h.I : Lloyd S. Hindman and Lieut.
., USN Klellng. Rob- Hudson, Martin Frank ,
Lieut. (Jg) ; I Java
frt -P.. Lieut. A-VN) USNR- : Klen-- similar advancement earlier, wa I their prtent ranks. Edward E. Johns, Freeman A. Comdr. Robert Montgomery, the i
holx.:tjuentln O., Lieut. (Jg) A-VjN) I Johnson henry J. Kelda, Francis J. movie actor. Lieut. (Jg) Hindman \
USSR; Ladley. Herbert V.. Lieut. I Kinney Henry L. Kolakoskl George was a chaplain at the :Main Sta \1
0'0 A-VN) USNR; Lewis Roland it. Krjs, Theodore S. Kuro..ky
A., Lieut (Jg) A-VS) USNR; Lyons Boots Bunks Bag And Baggage I..etlle W. Langley, Jr., l..awunNiAlfred tion until his transfer to sea duty I
VMlbert A.. Lieut. A-VN) USNR; I.enal. W. Lester. Harold H.I last December 1
Magee, Alfred W.. Jr.. Lieut. (Jg; II Lewis, Donald J. Loudin, John J. Comdr. Leavens served as a cox..
A-VN) USNR: Martin, Edwin I Lyon.
Lieut. A-VS) USNR.Mason. I Go West On Long Long Trekof Marelh William : swain overseas in World War 7)) .;
James )[., Jr., I.leut.V gF. MattlshesWillieP. and Immediately after the war enrolled ':1
(S) USNR;' McCachren. James R. Jo.'
M111er.aChasterpl.MMitchellhJohn at Princeton University! ;,
Lieut. D-VS) USNR; McCarty Albert '
W., Lieut. A-VS) USNR; Mcfheeney. Nine Men In Camp Are the Coast Line Railroad Come J. Mitchell Walno S. Molljnen., Robert from which he was graduated in
:. Harvey, Jr, Lieut. A-VS) and see D. Moore. William X. Moore 1921 with honors.He .
USNH McCloud, Carl E., Lieut. AVaS Marlon R. Moss, lowell
; Eligible For College | A. Neeley: of the of
Bed Cross was one pioneers
) VSNR; McDermlth. Alan I.leut. ResponseA Dan W Nelson, Fred H. Nelson
CEC-VS) USNR: McDonough. Mar- Training ProgramBy total of $266.83: has been con- Arnold L. Nevelow, Parkes the air station coming to Jacksonville -
tin J.. Lieut. D-VS( ) USNR; tributed by the Naval Training Charles F. Pie non. Jackson F. I'ope' from Pensacola in 1940. He
tennis, Byron T., Lieut Jg) AVN Wayne I* Porter, Norman Puckett
( ) USNR; Mlljan.: Robert {.. Lieut. LIEUT. 9. D. FROST, JR. Station to the Red Cross Platoon Thomas W. Purcell, Jr., Rudolph J. was the first personnel officer of ;
; Jl, Lieut. A-VN( ) USNR: Morris, down Into the dungaree and fork. K. Radcllfre. James R. Redd.
Joseph P., Lieut. A-VS) USNR; Camp "Go West young man, and Harry H. Relth, Jr. Homer E. '
E Moseley. Henry F. Lieut. D-VG) ing over $76.00, or $1.11 per recruit Richard William (1. Roe, Bernard Seven Doctors Leave ;
t. USNR; Moely. William C., LieutOK the bones of Horace Greely flipped And this was voluntary. .A. rioaenvlnge. William M. Saadern,
-' ) A-VN) USNR; Myers Frederic hard to port and he did smile. For Larger Medical\ QuartersThe Bernard W. Schaetten Thomas W.
Naval Here
C R.. Lieut A-V(8) USNR.Ncnrlng : Scott: Melvin F. PeaWeard.! Ernest Hospital
John E.. Lieut (Jg) A-V into the setting sun on March 11, Medical department is now U Serboueek Gerald C. Shipley, AlvliiJ. -
f rl\Js\' :t;rYan :;, Raymond boots bag and baggage all "boots" since moving into its Wlllard Snyder Seven medical officers from
H.. ) D-VS USNR Peter- officers and men for the long Walter It Sparks Johnn.7 Naval Hospital have been detachedand
Mon Leonard D., Lieut I (Jg) A-VN) new spacious quarters. It is giv- Jr., Russell H. Stephensonf'jame. assigned to duty elsewhere.
-- USNR; Pickerel], Charles U.. Jr., ing chest x-rays with its new D. Taylor Martin E. Taylor, De" Two of Commander W. W.
Lieut. (Jg) A-VN) USNR; Pllklng- trek.At equipment and is expected to wayne A. Thomas, Albert W Van them
ton. :John Jr.. Lieut (Jg) D-VS) the end of Enterprise Ave., soon Hausen. Robert F. Vlckerr. Clair M. Kirk and Lieut Comdr. J, F. Love-
USNR; Ramsay.. Wayne K., Jr., we encountered a friendly native have its own pharmacy. Walker Grover A. Walls Hugh F.! joy, were Jacksonville doctors who
Lieut (Jg) A-VN) USNR; who knew the and College Training ProgramThe Ward Jr.
AVIS country for a had been on duty here before the 1
Renter James H., Jr., Lieut. "Boot" has I* Ward. Laurence S.
been allotted
) USNR; Runes, James N.. Lieut. nominal fee agreed to pilot us to camp th rly. Wetherlngton. hospital was commissioned.The .
-VS) 1IN1Hoolev.lt.: ; Theodore, our new abode. And so did we nine candidates for the V-12 Leon White oBart.B. Whltmor. i complete list of the doctors 1 J
JII. Lieut. (Jg) A-VS) USNR; find bur brand new barracks, and college training officers' program. MacDonald J. Wiggins Kenneth F. who have left Jacksonville i.&r: "
Ruefle, William J., Lieut. A-VN) Landry A. Wino, I
They will be selected Kingston
USNR; Rumford, James F., LieutAViN thus did we go as far as we could by Lieut O. Wolf: James E, Wood toeta: N. Comdr. Kirk, Lieut. Comdr.-fij JII!
) USNR; Schoch Edwin F.. against the fence Comdr. Gordon T. House, officer Zampas. John: J. Zehe. Joy and Lieutenant Commanders :;!
Lieut. (Jg) A-VN) USNR; Schuyler.: in charge with the aid of Lout *J(
Norman Lieut gculley. George F.. Lte-S/Jg1S; / ) A-V hegira is that it was accomplished W. IJ dell Ensign Walter ,Know This B1ohe? McIntosh J. L. Hargrove and D.

I (N V N1vlUSNR'o; '; SmithatRileyle11.., without the loss of a working day Rt M. Martin.

; ti ut D-VS) USNR; and businesa in the same time- MMMMMW e

c $mlth, Robert W., Lieut. D-VS) tested way, went on in the new Athletic Officers
USNR; Spoo. Harry K.. Lieut. A-V stand in spite of the convulsive Marine Officer Goes
S) UVNK; Stamm. Arthur V.. Lieut.
;' 1-VS) USNR; Stanciyk, Stanley I*, sputtering hot box and final ex- Receive PromotionsThe To Lauderdale As C. O.
: Lieut (Jg) A-VN) USNR; Stlmnon. haustion of the one, lone tele-
,. James L. Lieut. A-VN) USNR;
Btubbs; Albert W., Jr., Lieut (Jg) phone. first promotions in the Captain Arthur C. Prine, U. S.
, D-VS) USNR; Taber, H., Live Bulldozer phy- Marine former
mu.ahr steal Reserve
training department since Corps ,
7.feut (Jg) A-VS) s ; a
held Horace W.. Jr.. Lieut (Jg) Ground had been previously broken group of approximately 25 athletic commanding officer of Barracks
A-VN) USNR; Trexler. Burton It., for a drill and athletic field officers reported here last June Detachment and Marine Barracks
Lieut (Jg) A-VN) USNR; Lt. Hobbs Adams Lt. H. F. relievedof
Turner Edward II., Ll ut A-VN) Mosely, were announced recently when 13 executive officer, has been
USNR; 'an Haren, Arthur Jr., Ensign H V. Burnell some of the officers were advanced from lieu his duties here at the Naval Air
LleufT" (Jg) A-VN) USNR; Vogt, broad beamed chief specialists, tenant Junior grade to lieutenant Station. He assumes command of
Allan F. Lieut D-VS USNR; working details of used the Marine Naval Air
plus boots
senior grade. Detachment
s Waite, Richard O., D !
USNR; Wallstrum. loIi'J'p.. Xel\ each other as bulldozers and swept Those promoted were Lieuten- Station, Fort Lauderdale Florida.

D-V(8) USNR; Warren Leonard D., the field clean of trees, stumps ants: Timothy Carey Gordon Captain Prine Joined the command

Jr.Cordon, Lieut' A..A-VS Jr., Lieut) USNR(Jg: )W;!-\\trtti and other minor impediments. Activities Clarke Paul Galligan Milton here at the Naval Air sta-

1 + VSNi; I went on without interruption. Gantenbein James McCachren, tion on August 2 of last year. He J

I-VS Williams.) USNR Robert; Wllmot.R.. Morris eD, Martin McDonough Riley. Smith was originally assigned as Commanding t
i : JiUut. (Jg) A-VN) USNR Lyle F. Just because we are now in R, Robert Smith Allan Vogt, Richard Officer of the Guard .
Clark. Lieut. Jg) A-V4) USNR: ; :F. D. No. 2 we hope our friends Waite Howard Wallstrum) Francis Company and later in thc Btf i

Hpragfjlns. James A.. Lieut (Jg) over at Main Side will not forgetus. Carter and James Rines. transferred to the executlvflQBU- ,
USN; Plttam. George; H, Lieut ()e)
USN; Come view the simple life our All of the officers are assigned cer's position and commanding of-

A O T Starkes.. C. D., Unto victory gardens the pigs, the beef to the Air Station. Lieutenant ficer of the Barracks Detachment.

LUut.A: -VN)(J*USNR) E-VS; Ulalsdell.USNR; Young IX SOl, cattle and the chickens. And then, Carter IB on duty at Cecil Field Ie'. the only man at NAB, Jacksonville Former World War One officer moat,

Addle Lf ut (HC) USN; Johnson, there is the quietude-minset and I and Lieutenant Rines is at Lee who didn't give<< to the lied Captain Prine was one of the
C.MtU.ed .. page five evening star and one, clear call Field Cross. popular officers assigned to the
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I Admiral Mason M. Mulligan Honored For Saving Father Son Serve More Anti-Axis

Wins Navy Cross Pilot Trapped In Flaming Planet At Naval and HospitalFather son are serving Brew ProducedBy

j For Battle Skill! Capt.Michael Awards Navy their Naval country Hospital.together Lieut.at (jg the) NAGS Vats

t And Marine Corps MedalTo Manley J. Capron, Jr., who is
the son of Commander Capron,
First Skipper Here Air Station Hero Chief of Medical Service at the R, Maxwell, With GradeOf

Commanded Hornet In a x i iz Hospital, arrived here recently 3.78, Tops List Of 20
Hero to the hundreds of Navy for duty He and his wife and
Action At Santa Cruz men who watched him rip into a their three month old daughterare Honor Gunnery GraduatesTwo

flame-enveloped plane cockpit to living at 4796 Myrtle Wood

Rear Admiral, Charles: P. Mason, save an injured pilot last May 27, Road, Jacksonville.Contractors!! more batches of anti-Axis
who served as commanding officerof Maurice B. Mulligan, Jr., Pharam- brew were drawn off the Yellow

the Jacksonville Naval Air Sta cist's Mate third class, was recently Water NAGS lead poison vats Saturday
tion from its commissioning in awarded the Navy and Marine Get when Companies 15.43 and

October, 1940, until May of 1942 Corps Medal by Capt. S. J 16-43 received their Air Gunner's
was recently awarded the Navy Michael, commandant, for his out "E" Award April J7 diplomas at graduation exercises. I

Cross fois"his efficient and Inspir- standing courage. Commander Edward E. Dolecek, ,

ing command" of the carrier Almost simultaneously with the Continued from page two commanding officer, commended :

HORNET during the Battle of San- presentation of the medal, came for the event. When it has been the men for

ta Cruz. his orders to report to the Marine duly accepted, the flag will be .their skill andy

( A veteran Navy flier-. -he holdsa : paratroop division training at New hoisted first at the band shell and I industry and

certificate as Naval aviator No. : : River North Carolina. Diving Intoa later placed atop the constructionscompanies' I personally presented

52-Admiral Mason served with wall of flame to save a life headquarters adjacentto >k diplomasto
distinction during World War I. wasn't enough action for the 24- the air station. to the honor

In 1931, the pioneer Navy pilot year-old Long Islander-a para- More than 700 projects at the #' 1' graduates. Ten
led the first long distance flight chuting pharamacist's mate witha Jacksonville Naval Air Station ', : men from ComI -

J: ever attempted by the Navy. Also Marine invasion party means and at other bases under NAOTC. I pany 15 and eleven
among his "firsts" In Naval aviation q real action to him. have been completed by the three I from Company

1 is Included the supervising of The crash, which was witnessedby companies which have been desig- : i-t. 16 were selected

the first successful night landings )I a large number of main station nated to receive the award for ex- for honor
and take-offs ever made by the i B. MULLIGAN, JR. personnel, occurred Just a few cellence in wartime construction. rating.

Navy from the deck of a carrierat -- -- ---- yards from the main dispensary. Some of the locations, in addition : ** Honor grad-

sea, and the piloting of the first When someone called "crash", to the station here, included the Maxwell uates Company

land-plane In history catapultedfrom Gunnery Notable Mulligan was out of the dispensaryin following: Auxiliary naval air 15: ARM3c J. P. Knipler,

the deck of a carrier. a split second running towardthe stations at Lee and Cecil Fields, 3.60; ARM3c S. E. Linkel, 3.48;

Admiral Mason left Jacksonvilleto NAOTC Staff Chief plane. The front cockpit was the Naval Air Gunner's School, : S2c D. A. Urban, 3.46; ARMSo

take over the command of the enveloped in flames but ignoringhis I Naval Air Station at Banana I A. D. Olson 3.41; ARM3c F. C.

of the carrier LEXINGTON after Continued from |>anr one personal safety, he leaped to 'River, U. S. Naval Section Base I Her, 3.41; ARM3c G. S. May, 3.35;

i supervising the development of the single-seater fighter plane. Cap- the wing of the plane and tore at Mayport along with aviation ARM3c E. W. Ward, 3.33; ARM3c

Jacksonville Naval Air Station into tain Lltch's other commendations open the enclosed cockpit. Reaching 'facilities, U. S. Coast Guard Sta- J. F. Glaze, 3.32; ARM3c L. B.

one of the largest and finest pilot- include : (1) As executive officerof down, he unfastened the safety tion at St. Augustine, and drydock Johnson. 3.29; ARM3c N. C. Smith,

\ training, crew-building establish- Fighting Squadron 3, the only belt and pulled the unconscious construction at Jacksonville. Approximately Jr., 3.27.

ments in the world. fighting squadron to win the air pilot from the burning plane. 25 outlying landing Company 16: AMM3c R. C. Max

I While he was en route to his new craft gunnery trophy two years in Mulligan was badly burned fields also were constructed. Pro- well, 3.78; AMM3c T. R. Riley
the of the
\ command, however, the LEXINGTON -! succession; ((2) As flight officer about the face, shoulders and jects within confines Station I 3:53: ; ARM3c W. C. Hunter Jr.,
1 was sunk while participating : of the same squadron when it be- I i arms, but would not stop until Jacksonville Naval included 3.51; ARM3c P. H. Hamburg, 3.44;
in the battle of the Coral Sea; came the only active fighting the pilot was safe. The pilot was constructed by these companies I AMM3c R. C. Terrizzl, 3.42;

q! and Admiral Mason took over the I squadron ever to win the Schiff saved from perishing in the flames the Naval U. S. Naval Air Technical Hospital, AMM3c W. J. Kaczmarek, 3.40;
and the
f command of the carrier HORNET. Memorial trophy for safe flying; few AMM3c F. J. 3.36
: i although a days later, he died I fa- Murphy, ;
Center and housing
;, He took the HORNET Into the ((3) As air officer of the USS from a complication of burns and Training ARM3c W. J. Coulman, 3.36;

battle of Midway and later, In a Ranger in 1940 when what is believed other injuries. I cilities. AMM3c M. R. Lapinskas, :2.29! ;

; letter addressed to Rear Admiral to be a record was established The varied list of projects in- ARM3c H. J. Curran, 3.29; AOM3c
Mulligan severely injured, remained
J. D. Price until from hangars to
( recently Captainand with approximately 4.500 cluded everything T. E. Holton, 3.29.
in the two anda
hospital for
commandant of the air station arrested landings without mishap chapels. There were hospitals,, _
I half months before he could -\Jfct -
I) ), he wrote that "the ship and of any kind. swimming pools, shops, housing
,; its crew covered Itself with glory". In going to the Bureau of Aeronautics return to duty. facilities, water tanks, fire stations -
I his serious and
1 The citation accompanying the popular Captain Cassady Despite very ramps, movable gunnery New Commandant
he has recovered
Cross award for his action in painful Injuries, mess halls,,
1 Navy assumes a highly important new ranges, brigs, runways,
I the Santa Cruz battle reads: post. His detachment brought I sufficiently to be able to apply radio facilities, roads, ship's ser- Greets Jax Air News

\ "For extraordinary heroism and many expressions of felicitation, and be accepted as a pharmacist'smate vice stores, power, water and sew-

I outstanding courage as command. I mingled with general regret over with the Marine paratroopers. er plants, landing mats, dredging CoBtlBU4 from page one
is side with
Ing officer of the USS HORNET I II his necessary departure from NAS, Courage a issue projects, docks, piers, Assemblyand command of a patrol wing of the
I during the engagement with enemy Jacksonville. Mulligan, he just wants to come Repair shops and a great Atlantic fleet, and later was given .
to with the in
Japaneso forces near the Santa i grips enemy a many other projects. another command at sea.

Cruz Islands on October 26, 1942. World War One Vet hurry.A The Duval Engineering and Contracting The naval veteran was born at
graduate of Jamaica High
Throughout the battle, while the Company is headed by Cincinnati June 30, 1897, and at-
Litch after obtaininghis School and former night studentat
\ HORNET was being subjected to Captain schooling, in Boston en- New York University is the George H Hodges, president, and tended public schools there. After: \
I violent attack by overwhelming early Brest the of Cin
Alexander secretary- University
Major attending
tered the Naval Academy in 1916. son of Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Mulligan -
numbers of Japanese fighters, dive treasurer; George D. Auchter is cinnati for a half term he was
'I During the World War he served Sr., of Jackson Heights L. I.,
and torpedo bombers, Rear Admiral president of the company which appointed to the Naval AcademyIn
midshipman in the USS Michigan N. Y. He has several cruises to
as a
I Mason directed the fighting- bears his name and James T. Mon- 1916. .
and the USS Kansas. Fol- his credit as a member of the
1 his ship with cool and aggressive he was assign. Naval Reserve. ahan Is vice-president; and Edmund Graduating from the Academyin
determination. The air forces under lowing graduation F. Cook, is president of the 1919, Captain Michael was a
ed to the USS St. Louis and pro- He had worked at the National
his command succeeded In Batson-Cook Company and JohnE. student in naval aviation at the
ceeded to the European Station. City Bank of New York (Flushing
and possibly is Pensacola station his
severely damaging Davis vicepresident.Lieut. completing
In 1920 he was transferred to the branch) for six years, rising to
sinking a large number of enemy Comdr. Earl H. Thourenis course there In 1925.
USS Whipple and participated in the position of teller, prior to his
warships, Including an aircraft I He has seen service with air
the present construction and
the evacuation from Crimea while being called to active duty on
carrier three heavy cruisers and I cruising in the Black Sea. Jan. 1, 1942. public works officer on the station craft squardons in the battlefleet

;. one light cruiser. In addition to Captain Litch qualified as a The name of Mulligan will always Captain C. H. Cotter was and the observation and scouting

his damage to enemy surface vessels naval aviator in April, 1923, after be synonymous with real the officer in charge of this activ- squadrons. He was at the Naval
I. a total of seventy Japanese Air Station, Coco Solo, Canal Zone
flight training at Pensacola and courage to the men who witnessedhis ity when the huge construction ,
.; planes was destroyed, the guns of has been active in naval aviation heroic act. Mulligan, however, program was inaugurated. His from June, 1927, to June, 1929
the HORNET accounting for twen- ever since. frankly can't see what all the fussis successor was Commander-. H. Captain Michael was flight Instructor
i ty-six of them. The notable record Meade. at Pensacola from Decem-
From 1935 to 1937 he had com- about. .
achieved by the units under the efficient mand of a bombing squadron attached He says he was only doing his ber, 1931, to June, 1934, when he "
and Inspiring command of -": joined a bombing attached
squadron -
to the carrier Saratoga. duty as a Navy man.Ship's
Rear Admiral Mason reflects great to the carriers Lexington and
That followed by an as- -
duty was
credit upon the United States Naval Communications Gets Ranger. 1
signment at the Naval Air Station

Service, __ Pensacola. Later he served as Dance Floor Gas Attack The youthful new commandantwas
TrainingShort with the
1 u naval aide on the staff of the com- on duty Hydrogra-
manding general at General Headquarters Show Given By WAVESThe pher office of the Navy Depart-
;: ALNAV Warns About of the U. S. Army Air but intensive training for ment at Washington from 1937 to
Litch then served protection against enemy gas at- 1940, when he fitted out and com-
Forces. Captain intermission at the
v Wearing Of Medals for a period of nearly two years first Ship's Dance program Saturday, tacks has been received by all manded a seaplane tender, and
personnel of the communications later was assigned to commandthe 1'
and head
navigator floor show
e (1939-41) as March 20, featured a
A recent ALNAV cited the unauthorized i of the air department of the USS sponsored by the WAVES. Sara department. Matagorda.

8 1 wearing of the three Ranger. He had various other Jane Hoover, S2c, Mistress of Cer- Through the cooperation of Captain Michael was a midshipman -,

. I ,\rea' Campaign :Medals and re-I duties, including two assignmentsat emonies, Introduced the following Lieutenant Commander Roman J. in the USS Oklahoma and ;
: nested that officers and men not I the Naval Air Station at Ana- numbers: Miller, station gas defense officer, the USS Kansas during the first w

:; :;1 ntitled to the designation refrain. costia, D. C.. before assuming! Chorus "Here Comes The and his assistants, communications World War.BASEBALL .

1.. from wearing them. command of the Naval Air Station Navy" and "Dressed in Our Navy personnel has been instructed in -'::!.

'J. The campaign bars were approved at Detroit. However, he wentto Blues" by Laverne A. Chapin, protection against gases, and the

by Executive Order and the the Michigan post immediately S2c, Mary O. Carpenters, S2c, technique of donning the gas mask FIELD NAMED

President specifically indicated following,his service as naval air Mollle E. Collins, S2c, Sara Jane quickly, testing and wearing it. FOR ADMIRAL MASON

that personnel on duty within the attache In London. He reported I Hoover, J32c, Elizabeth Hughes, The gas test chamber drill has '
continental limits of the United to the Jacksonville Naval Air Sta-i R3c, Lois A. Miller, S2c, Beatrice given every one a practical test Mason Field, the Station's baseball

States, not suffering the hazards tion from Detroit. Moesta, S2c, Evelyn Levy, S2c and j' under simulated conditions of actual field, is named for Rear Admiral
). of war, real or potential, are not I Margaret Young, S2c. attack. Although it has been C. P. Mason, first commandingofficer
Hat Charter Member of the Naval Air
eligible for the award. High Station.
Song and Dance-"Blue Skies" learned that numerous tears were
S. This misrepresentation, the letter I Admiral Mason completed his tour
by Elizabeth Hughes R3c. Skit- shed following the drills, conver-
er adds, Is creating a false impression Captain Litch is a charter mem "The Sea Hags", by Mary O. Carpenters sations with members of the department of duty here in May of 1942 and .

k8 of service and is not jus- ber of the original High Hat I S2c. Song-"Melancholy, I revealed that none of left for duty at sea. He was in

ks tified. Officers are directed to Squadron, formerly Fighting I Blue and Low", written and sung them were from sentiment. The command of the aircraft carrier ; '

ed obtain approval from the Chief Squadron 1. He has the Victory by Margaret Young, S2c. Dance WAVES contingent expressed the. Hornet which had an outstanding
dr of Naval Personnel or the Commandant S2c. that although the masks combat record before being tor '
Medal, Atlantic Fleet Clasp, the by Evelyn Levy, thought
of United States Marine for the floor show pedoed.
Arrangements certainly were not designed to en-
or which ever Bureau Is American Defense Service Medal, i
sir Corps apIa were made by Ensign Elizabeth -i!
propriate. Fleet Clasp, and the European- Allan. hance the personal appearance of
an individual, it was better to Mrs Jones Resigns ,
m- ____ African area campaign medal. His %:-3.CEngineers {

home address is given as SouthWeymouth sacrifice appearance for utility.As .
taHe Needed :Mrs. Polly W. Jones, a civilian
I i Mess Names Changed Massachusetts. the result of the drills and employee in the transfer section

'r i Qualified engineers, If not em- training it Is felt that personnel: has resigned her position effective
Effective April 1, the Cadet ,,
ird' ; operation under the =- ployed in essential war work, now has confidence in the ability April 20. A charming young lady, "
_ess began
'; should make application now for a itself adequately and Mrs. Jones, who is the daughter ,
me of "Student Officers' Mess"and The Navy operates about 30 to: protect I
the Contactthe of Lieutenant Command Wads-
commission in Navy.
of the name of the former Student -I two hospital ships, that under any emergency "all ra
large ,
office of Naval Officer Pro- I worth Wllbar is going to Boston, ,
nt er, changed Officers'to "Commissioned Mess (club StudentOfficers' ) was i and every Navy ship has a "sick curement, 921 Lynch Bldg., Jacksonville i circuits will remain open as usual" I :Mass., t<5 be with her mother "

bay." ., -F. B..).[, I H. G.
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..IUt.4 and other Naval v moanrl .t the Naval Air Members of the chaplain's staff greet this, the
:' Statl., the ..::Ill.r,' air utatloBa at Lee and Ctrd 1k
Field, and the Naval Air Gaaaera School. Illntrlbn- first edition of the station paper, and look forwardto
: tloa I. also Made to the lleadqaartrra of the Naval
medium of its
Air happy contacts through pages.
Operational Tralalaa Command and the Naval
Air Teehalml Training Center. : The custom of publishing a ship or station paperis I

Hear Admiral A. B. Cook I"S V a very old one indeed. Those of us who have
Chief of Naval Air Operational Tralnlnc
Th'N had the privilege of editing these

Captain Commandaat.Jaekoonillle S. J. Mlehael. U8V sheets or of contributing to their

I 'Vavnl Air Station > columns realize what a splendid

Commander Iid.,.and .::. Doleeek. 19\. Tit ;' ": factor in morale-bailding a U-
I Commandlnir Offlrer, lu tion paper can be.
Naval Air Gnnnent Srhool! .
"o But of course the mere gath. ,
Commander R. II. Illrxlna. I) _VGI V'SMt, 1 'r' ;rz,,,, + .w aw Yr ering of the ma*...rial from week ,;i
I Naval Air Commanding Terhnlral Training Officer, Center ,,' to week editing and printing the '
paper will not accomplish much.
Commander C..rle. G. Shone In short, it must be read The ,
A-VG). V!'!VR
Commanding Olfl_.. plan of the day is carefully perused ,
Ancillary Naval Air Station. Lee Field and when station personnel
fail to read this they are very .
Commander Thomas D. 9onthworth. A-VG). I SRCommanding I
:r Offleer.Aailllary likely to miss something of 1m-
Naval Air Station Cecil Field portance. This may be carried
CAPT SHRUM still further In perusing the pages ,
1 of the Jan Air News. So, we would suggest that
This Is Your Pa per 111! J you give the sheet more than the once over.

All the articles are prepared for your entertainment -
; The JAX AIR NEWS comes to you with- information, and instruction. Scripture givesus 4

out charge and without work on your part. a quotation like this: "The Word was made ,

The money to pay for it comes from the flesh and dwelt among us". This refers to the
distinct mission In the coming of the Christ. Now
t L Welfare Fund the work from the
; comes the news of the station is made definite. It is
r staff of the Public Relations Office. Boobs At Station Library made flesh, or thoughts In material form by means

We in Public Relations do not mind the o' this paper Take It for all it is worth and
TilE FLYING TIGERS: the storyof have been loved by some of us and
extra hours it has been profit by its lines.
necessary to spendto the American Volunteer Group; that have amused others of us,
bring you this first edition ; nor do we I by Russell YVhtlan. and that we all of us can enjoy

mind the extra hours that it will take to I This is the brilliant portrayalof meeting again (I am almost afraidto ; caw::
bring future issues. the splendid record made by a say how good and delightful It
you handful of farsighted young Americans Is until we can get a few more I
There is only one thing we ask and without who under the inspired direction copies!) ; ) l.i

r which we will fail in our mission. There of Brigadier General ClaireL. Recent Fiction Additions Skin .

are not many of us in the Public Relations Chennault overcame tremen- Recent fiction added to the Li-
Office. Some of have made I dous odds, blasted the Imperial brary is listed without comment: :
I us already our I It I
Air Force out of the The Case of the ... '
Japanese sky Armstrong,
t, fortunes ((1)) in civilian life by writing. We i and held open China's life line of Weird. Sisters; Aydelotte Measureof lY"--- N t,

like to write, but we must have fresh ideas. :' defense, the Burma Road, for pre- a Man; Brand, Dr. Kildare's ( I fcT
At that point you enter the picture. If you cious months. It was Madame Search; Bruce, Call Her Rosie;

run across an event, happening, occurrence, Chiang Kat-shek's "angels", the Caldwell, All Night Long, a Novelof By Steve Kalagian ,.?
A. V. G. who individualair Guerilla Warfare in Russia
developed ; (
some gossip, a joke (good or bad), a technical' combat to its highest perfec Cunningham, The Affair at the Have a light, mate? How about''a cigarette! 1 I

I matter-anything whether you think it is : tion. Their story is the strangestand Boat Landing. Sorry, I can't help you If you're smoking a pipe 4 '

worth printing or not, put it down on a piece most romantic venture of the Derleth, The Sevi Who Waited; but I can tell you a few stories. There's no better r
of paper and send it to the Public Relations Second World War.-B. R. T. Douglas, The Robe; Foster, Winter place to tell one than around the smoking lamp j
+ Quarters; Gardner The Case of the it's friendly, and a good place to talk. i
Office hand it to the from
or reporter your INTO THE VALLEY: a skirmish Smoking Chimney; Gregory, Two S'S j

department.We of the Marines; by John Hersey. In the Wilderness; Hendryx Did you hear that story about the French sailorat :i
wish to stress again the fact it is This is a vivid and thrilling account Strange Doings on Halfaday Ship's Service the other day? He walked up to .,
YOUR paper and without such help as we of the :Marines: in action, on Creek. a woman clerk and started talking to her in French.
have outlined above it will not be the Guadalcanal, by a man who was Lomax, Pardners ot the Bad When she failed to understand him he repeated i
successwe in it with them. He does not write Lands; MacDonald, The Crimson his question in louder tones and kept pointing at ;
.. : are determined that it shall be. about theories, but about what Quirt; Popkin No Crime for a his feet. The clerk's puzzled expression turned to ; .
This will be an unusual paper. We will not he has seen. It is just a small skir- Lady; Priestly Blackout In Gret- bewilderment and the French sailor might still have

II be crusaders. We do not have a bone to pick mish, not an important battle ley; Prokosch, Conspirators; Sperry been yelling at the top of his lungs If an American .i.
: with or department. will which lasts for two desperate No Brighter Glory; White She bluejacket, who understood French hadn't come
any person any days. The little episodes which Faded Into Air; Yates, Murder by and
along explained that all the Frenchman was J
endeavor not to make ourselves too evident.
make up this war are brought out. the Yard.-E.. S. C. after was a pair of shoes.
We will not be like the young man seeking It is simply told. There are some But even then our Frenchman' trouble wasn't

a political job at a certain Southern univer- excellent drawings by Major Dick- over. He was told that he would need a rationing
sity who ran on the platform of "white maids son, U.S.M.C.-J. F. :M. Divine ServicesSunday coupon before he could buy any shoes. He threwup

t. and cold running beer." We figure that he WAR BOOKS+AND* + OTIIERS I I April 4 riedly his through hands and the crying door. "Mon Dieu" walked hur-

.was a bit too evident. There is almost as much war In (Station Chapels, corner of Birm- .
Joking aside, it is YOUR paper, we repeat.As the: new books as in the newspapers. ingham Ave., and Mustin Road.)
True, we have no real smoking lamp today like
The book noted above
gives us
: the Commandant has said, "Let's make something of the war in the Pacific All Saints Chapel sailors did years ago, but the .spirit of the smoking

d ". it the best service publication of its kind ; so Vespa's "Secret Agent of (Protestant) lamp is still with us so, let's go on with
0" in the country." Japan," Hill's "Exchange Ship" Chaplains Shrum, Barr Ferires, another story. Oh, you want to know where
Lewis I Frantc. Bryant, Lowe Corum,
this whole idea of the smoking lamp started? It
And just because it is published by the and, looking toward the future, Clements. Wilson 'I
Abend's "Pacific Charter: Our 0700-Holy Communion-Chaplain was years and years ago when matches hadn't been
"Main Side", ia no reason that we will not destiny In Asia," Tortured Europeis Shrum. Invented. At certain regulated hours the smoking

cover the news wherever the news may be. viewed in Kernan's "France of Chaplain OS30-Recruit Lewis. Divine Service lamp aboard. sailing ships was lit so! that the men a

We want the folks at Lee, at Cecil, at Yellow Berlin Time" Kleffens "Jugger- 0930-Service School Divine Ser could fire up their pipes and, In a friendly spirit,
naut Over Holland" and Reveille's vice-Chaplains Shrum and Barr. tell a few stories
Water and in the VERY SMALL NATTC to 0930-Sunday School Chaplain .
know that they have an interest in the paper, "Spoil of Europe." In "Rip Tide ofAggression" Bryant. S
Lillian Mowrer Mrs. 1100-General divine service There
( was quite a sensation In town the other
--- too, and we want their ideas, their gossip, Edgar Mowrer) gives with names Chaplain 184S-Vesper Shrum service and Clements- Chaplain night Did you hear about It? A couple of

their news. dates and places a resume of the Lewis WAVE SP'S simply walked Into one of the
The same goes for the downtown Naval growth in power of the aggressor 0945-Church service at Station local night spots, calmly looked around and

activities and the Mayport Section Base. nations from the Treaty of Versailles DrlJ-ChAplaln 1100-Church Corum.service Lee Field created more interest than the ftoor show. .
and the foundation of the Aud.-Chaplain Ferges.0900Church .
We also very definitely want all the news Fascist party in Italy in 1919 and service, Cecil Field
Here's one on Chief Hood of the Personnel Offlc
Aud-Chaplain Lowe.
from the headquarters of NAOTC. We will
of their remorseless and
conquest 1030-Church service,-Naval Air I Collaring one of the disbursing office "cuties," ham'
be on the exchange list of all the NAOTC exploitation of weaker peoples, Gunners School-Chaplain Lowe. i said, "Now you stand by for that date." Then In
I I. activities and therefore this paper should bea up to the entry of the United St. Edwards a very military fashion he walked away.
: States into the in 1941.
war eWe
medium of dissemination for
good news "Education For Death"A (Catholic)
all know the Marines bunch of
are a tough
I them. Chaplains Delaney ,
book which the has
fighters, but here's to show that they
O'Connor something
I McHugrh. Oootee
YOUR paper greets you. Help make it had for some months may be worth 0630. OTOO, 0830 0930. 1100-Mass" have a softer side to their nature. A small kitten
good I mentioning here. Any of you who I 07SO-Mass at station Brig;. !. was "meowing" in one of the telephone booths
have seen "Hitler's Children" as 0630, 0700, 0730. 1700-Week day '
__ outside
Service on
xsi Mass. Ship's with a forlorn expression!
a picture will be interested In the : 1030-Lee Field Father O'Connor. his face when He I.
a big, husky :Marine came along.
The Station's
Inquking Reporter quite an
book from which the authenticated 1030 Cecil
Father Me- !
picked the kitten his
undulation in the WAVE Area the other day as aI facts were drawn on which Hugh. up gently and holding it in
result of the Poster advertising the Ship's Dance the founded. This is' 0415, 1000-Sunday Mass arms, petted It with the most sympathetic expression
story was 0700-Monday and Saturday Mass.1730Tuesday you ever saw on a Marine's face. f
held in the Auditorium : March 20.
on Saturday "
"Education For Death, the making ,
Wednesday and ',
Members of this new Corps in the Navy were highly Thursday Mass.
of the Nazi by Gregor Zie- j
; Two I
o. indignant at the poster's slogan urging all hands 0730-Yellow Water Sunday girls at the Central Office have forsaken
mer. Mass. the very organization they work for. Rumor J i I II; : '
to bring their "Best Date, or on second thought .
I o Just for contrast we have a 1700-Yellow Water-Friday Ma... has it that they are "that about couple 0 :
way" a ,
their wives if In conclusion the
any. poster sug- book about a hero of our old In- 1900-Benediction Sunday. of 0'
gested that if one didn't have a "Best Date" or a"Wife" dian wars of the last century, Friday.1900-Stations during Lent each I convince soldiers.them Maybe that some they of you are single making men a could Mr {". 'I !.
to bring a "Wave"jgj .
"Crazy Horse the Strange Man mistake. I tS .
o \ .| of the Mart Sandoz.
Oglalas; e t 1 '
There was a time when whistler's aboard ship But for anybody who love books Mrs. Raker Accepts Hag Guess 4
we'll have to stop now .It's time for
were accused of "whistling up a storm" by some -almost anybody who has ever Mrs. E M Raker, civil service the smoking lamp to go out In the meantime, '
temperamental Bos'n Mate. Now it appears the read any book-we! have a real employee, received the Comman- why don't you jot down a few item for this column
Boa'n Mates can whistle themselves up a WAVE.I treat in the anthology edited by dant's Flag from Captain S. J and bring them up to the JAX AIR NEWS,
I I \ Ralph A Woods and called "A Michael, commandant, for this de 221 Administration Annex, or call ExtensionIf ,i
1/ When Hal Abbot was playing stooge for Billy Treasury of the Familiar." The partment's 100 per cent participation you can't do either, just drop them by yard '
\ Read at the first "victory smoker" did you notice literary requirements are of the in the purchase bf war bonds. to the "Smoking Lamp", JAX AIR NEWS, AIstratlon < .
. how many men automatically reached in their pockets broadest, many pieces included The flag bears a replica of the Annex. AU such contributions must by
t for a dime to buy a bag of "Peanuts! Cigars! could not be called "literature" by Insignia of the Secretary of the signed; no anonymous items will be used . SH
: and Candy! that Abbot was promiscuously. vending even the most liberal standard, but Navy. Congratulations, civilian you next week mate .
: I f:: I among the crowd Just for a joke ? all are bits of prose or verse that personnel.-H. G. S. SMOKING LAMP'S OUT. "I. I

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CerU/f scale Awarded To Civilians How Would You Like Raw Shellfish, Monkey;

.Snake Or Lizard For Main Dinner Course?

trl : Not So Tasty Eh; Well Some Queer Food Saves

Fighting Men's Lives In Remote Combat Zones .

How would you like a dinner of tide from "Naval Personneland more suitable as bait than the artificial

I durlan, coconut milk, with main it is invaluable for those who are I pork,rind provided in emer-.
:J dishes of lizards snakes and bats, waging-a fight to survive in sea gency fishing kits.
: UJ is to certifytkat topped off by breadfruit as desert? wastes of the far Pacific or on I Or if you are a vegetarian you

Or if you don't lean to that kind some lonely tropical Island. may chew seaweed and swallow
of a menu why not try a salad of Not only does the fish, which it-and the chances are a thou-
nineffper cent of tne raw cabbage from the bud of a may be caught by the tackle now sand to one that you will be none

palmetto tree raw shellfish, monkeys provided on lifeboats and rafts too particular if marooned on a
". / t frogs and land turtles? prove a means of obtaining food South Pacific Isle.

., : ci /it tan nerAonneC That does not sound very savory but water as well. Flesh of the If you are marooned on an Island
ofyacbrtwufedte it is true but that kind of 'menu fish may be squeezed in a small it may be possible to obtain wa-

1 has already saved the lives of rag and the juice substituted for ter by digging a hole at low tide

: :. :. _____ American service men in the combat water or it may be chewed up, just below the water line or near

zones; and will probably save spit out and the juice swallowed. the foot of a slope which runs to
many more before the Axis powersare Shark Liver Salty a marsh or pond behind the beach
crushed. Food fishes of the South Seas

iA enrolled in "Navy lifeboats, life rafts, and are cavalla milkfish grouper, Horrible Smell
other life-saving vessels are being goatfish snapper and barracuda. Back to our original menu for
equipped with modernized fishing Even hungry, thirsty victims of dinner. Just what is durlan It
t SAVINGS PLAN kits, together with a waterproofcopy disaster, isolated at sea or on an is a large fruit which smells hor-
of fishing instructions which island should steer clear of the ribly but tastes like custard. Co-

and tnat may mean life instead of death to trigger fish the puffer and the conut milk, llzzards, snakes, and

I) men forced down at sea or ma- parrot fish. Liver of sharks, bats are familiar to most people.
should not be (But don't eat a snake which has
I rooned, according to a recent issue skates or rays con-
/ of "Naval Personnel." sumed unless the food emergency bitten himself). Breadfruit is oval
ten cent the monthly payroltg
per Invaluable Advice demands it for they are salty and with a warty surface, and may be
Possibly the above menus would will make you thirsty. roasted by putting it in a hole in

not sound appealing to the aver- Birds of all sorts are edible and the ground placing leaves over it,
iA invested in age American accustomed to the little is wasted about them. Their and laying hot stones over the

finest food, but to a Navy man or blood may be used for water while hole.To
flier forced down at sea thirsty, their livers may be eaten as' food. those accustomed to plenty,
WAR SAVINGS BONDS hungry bedraggled with life or The feathers should be saved for these dishes may not seem so

death hanging in the balance any use as bait to catch fish while delectable, but it is well to remem-

of them would be a Godsend. their guts will serve the same pur- ber that in case of dire emergency

Sports fishermen would find a pose. In fact, meat from small they may provide the means of

lot of worthwhile advice in the ar- fish or: the guts of birds are much sustaining life.

I"I I __" M 1N .Nv Commissioned Moonlight Blooming Flowers


J"'r the of the station's Bring Many Lonesome HeartsJunior
Farther recognition of splendid participation CoBtlaaed frOM pate two
w;. civilian personnel In war bond purchases Is represented In this photographic -
of the certificate awarded to them by the James E.. Lieut. Comdr. USN; Burt-
reproduction nett. A. J., Lieut (SC) USN; Officers Club
Secretary of the Navy. The workers had previously been honored with Berner T. R. Lieut. A-VS) USNR; Organize
Ute presentation of the Secretary of the Navy's Honor Flag by Artemus i Olwln. \V. R.. Lieut. Lieut.(Igr) SC-VG) To Entertain Each Other Daily
USNU Collier. S. C., A-VS)
L Gate, assistant secretary of the Navy for Air, at colorful ceremon- USNR;; Wyatt Mlcajah R.. Lieut.
1M before the main station administration building. ()g) A-VN) tfSNR; Hutchinson E With the approach of spring and positions of highest honor and

C.Ll NAVAL ut, (AIR TECHNICAL TRAIN- warm and moonlight nights, esteem and with the longest titles

ING CENTKR-Anderson, Cyrus E.. blooming flowers and budding are held by those with the lowest
Now Lieut. A-VS) USNR, Barr. WalterS trees, the morale of personnel rank and most children. The title

College Training Program ten-. Jr.William Lieut. ChC-VS L., Lieut.( ) USNR D-VS(; Cros-) US undergoes another seasonal change, positions in the organization

NR; Davis. Donald J.. Lieut A-VS) and new aids thereto appear change nightly to assure early and
Offered To Enlisted Men Here USNR: Emerson, Robert T.. Lieut. quickly. frequent promotions, which is declared
: O-V S) USNRj; Uoodcell. Rex: II.Emile. Jr.. Among the latest of the "social to be among the basic prin-
Lieut.' O-VS) USNR:
O. Lieut. D-VS) USNR; organizations" to appear Is one ciples of the organization.The .
tacCallum. Aubrey J., Lieut AVS the junior officers stationed members entertain each
completed a given subject satisfactorily among .
i Candidates
: 'r Officer May Mitchell, Sterling D..
( ) USNR: here known as the "Lonesome other daily at dinners at the
to the college they may Lieut. A-VS) USNR; Porter Charles I.
j, Apply With Their Unit drop that subject, if prescribedby J.. Lieut. A-VS) USNR; Sayers Hearts Club." Loosely but none Junior Officer's Mess, station
the John O, Lieut. A-VS) USNR: the less extensively organized, the movies, exchange scuttlebutt exhibit -
training schedule
Division Officers Navy Untrer. William M., Lieut. D-VS( ) of officers who photographs of the children
club is composed
and substitute another study in USNR: Hoffman. Charles N., Lieut
and relate their latest cute
familiesare say-
O-VS) USNR are married but whose
Enlisted between the its place. ;
; personnel fraternities Carpenter. lt man D.. Lieut OK) not here with them and who I ings, and decide all questions of
:! ages of 17 and 23 who have grad- College sports societies O-VS) N'X: Craig Allen 11. have formed together for their j national affairs, finance or of the
and other collegiate organizations A-VRS USNR
Lieut. (Jgr) ) ; Given
,<. uated from an accredited high will be open to Navy students William M., Jr. Lle"ut (Jgr) AvRS diversion. AU divisions located heart or business.It .
school may apply for the Navy's at their own as longas ( ) USNR: McCollow John G., here seem to be well represented.We is understood that a regular
V-12 (officer candidates'college expense Lieut. (Jg) O-VS) USNR: Lamberton. understand that the mem- series of such gay dinners the-
program that extra activity does not I. K., Lieut. (Jg) O-VS) :
training course) through conflict with their studies and Puryear. Wilson u., Lieut. ( USNR-J) bership list is quite extensive but ater parties silver teas, bridge
their unit division officers. This (SNAVAL; that to be eligible for an officialor parties, checker games and other
restriction is lenient grades. HOSPITAL-Price. RalphW. and nearly every thoroughly wholesome diversionsare
more (
age Detailed procedure together with .. HO) title position
than in the case of civilians who application blanks may be ei'l'Id USWRYICE-Allen.. one holds such a position) one planned for the approaching
must be under 21 to be eligible proper secured through unit division officers Cleve W., Lieut. I-VS). USNR. must have not only a wife but at "season". Several of our popular
for this program.The from the Educational Officein -Hurts. Charles W. Lleut.DVS least one or more children "back chaplains constitute the general
Navy College Training Pro- the Main Station Administration ). USNIt home." W. understand that the advisory board.-F. B. M.
gram offers every enlisted man in NAGS, Yellow Water-Lieut. J. C. '
Annex. Applications for the first Homer, A-VS) USNR; Lieut. Q K. WPDQ-This program will come
the above age brackets the oppor- enrollment should be in the Bureau Larsen, A-VS) USNR: Lieut J. O NAS Broadcasts from the newly-dedicated chapelsat
to study at one of the na- Jr: D-VS USNR Lieut H:
tunity of Personnel by May 1, 1943. Cross ) ;
tion's leading colleges. The training L. Reese. D-yeS) USNR; Lieut. W. Begin Friday Night the air station, featuring
The first group will be orderedto Shallcross. A-VS) USNR; Lieut C. various choirs and brief talks by
period will last for more thana college about July 1; additional L. Meeks A-VS USNR; Lieut. J. The musical
year and will be divided into classes will start on November 1 L. Holmes D-VS) USNR: Lieut. Continued from page oae chaplains. programswill
under- the direction of
four semesters of sixteen weeks (iMAYPORTim SECTION) USNR: the stated that there be
and March 1, 1944.Qualifications. BASE- programs Frank Marstellar, specialist first
each! Listed Beard W. A, Lieutenant: Kinsman, would be variety, music of both class and well known in the mu-
Candidates who desire medical, K. O., Lieutenant; Van Collie H. A.,
dental, engineering or chaplain Qualifications other than the Lieutenant; Wllke J. W.. Jr.. Lieu the concert and popular types, and sical world.
seventeen to twenty-three age lim- tenant; Campbell J. J.. Lieutenant all sorts of individual acts suited WJHP-Featured here will be a
will train in
posts vuy1ncperiods (Jg); Cllft J. s. Lieutenant (Jg) ;
of from six to 12 terms. Other it require that: ((1)) applicantsmust Cline R H. Lieutenant tg). for broadcasting in tne wide as- concert by the Commandant'sBand
courses will prepare men for deck be on active duty; (2) they SUPERVISOR OP SHIPBUILDING sortment of programs which have augumented by the additionof
must be citizens of the United Terwllllger S. E., lieutenant CC- been arranged. A two-fold pur- several well known musicians
:Marine line officers
officers. sup- VS); Meinsler. E. F, Jr.. lieutenant,
bands. The concertswill
? ply corps, aviation cadet training States; (3)) be morally and physi- E-VS). pose-for their helpful effect upon from other
'," and various specialized fields. cally qualified-including a minimum -Vet the morale of the men in the ser- come from the auditorium of -
Can Select College visual acuity of 18/20 in vice as well as for the gratification NATTC before an audience of hundreds
Successful candidates who win each eye; ((4)) be high school graduates Change In Names Of and information of Jacksonville'slistenerswas of officers and enlisted men.
with creditable scholarship noted by the offi The band will be under the direc-
will be tot MadeThe
appointments permitted Me Rates
, indicate their preference for some rating, but not more than three men daIs. The programs will be pro- tion of Bandmaster Uriel C. Payn-
"Ii particular college-provided the years of college. (Such men are messman branch has been duced and directed by the radio ter, former conductor of the U. S.

college is chosen from the Navy'slist eligible for Reserve Midshipmen officially designated as the stew- stations. It was pointed out that Fleet Band and the first bandmaster j
of cooperating institutions. In Program already In effect.) ((5)) ards' branch, the station educa- the broadcasts have been designedso graduated from the U. S.

assigning the men to colleges the Remain unmarried until commissioned tional office announced today, and as not to interfere with the Navy School of Music at Washington. "

Navy Department will respect this' unless released by the Navy the various rating have now been regular duties of the participants.In .

$v preference although each instltui Department. ((6)) Be recommendedby changed as follows: addition to the entertainment -

: tion's capacity will determine the their division officer. (1) Passa The old ratings follow the new angle, the programs also will fur Lt. Mitchell Weds ,
test witha abbrevia- about the activities at
final decision. general classifications ones in parenthesis, with nish news
Students may also express a grade of 85 or better. (9) All tions and pay grades after each the station and of the Naval ser- Mildren CarleenLieut.
preference for courses of study men must sign a statement that rating.) vice as a whole.
and a particular field in which they are willing to accept a reduction Chief 'Steward (Officer's Chief Briefly, the programs over the Sterling B. Mitchell and

they wish to specialize. Colleges to Apprentice Seaman immediately Steward). CSt, 1 &; la; Chief Cook four stations will include the following Miss Mildred Canteen were unitedIn
or not according to their upon enrollment at the (Officer's Chief Cook), CCk, 1 & : marriage at All Saints Chapelat "
may may
I : give credits for I II college to which assigned. Men la; Steward, first class (Officer's WJAX-A variety program to 1700 Saturday with Chaplain
own rulings,
j j fi
courses of study completed.I I who are dropped from college will steward first class), SUe, 2; Cook, be known as "Navy Airings." It W. S. Barr, USNR, officiating. V
: i mathematics science be restored to their previous rat- first class (Officer's cook, first will feature the music of Bud Lieut. Mitchell, who Is attached ]

.> .' English College history, engineering, ing unless that discharge is be- class), Cklc.! 2; Steward, second I Balbo and his "Navy Fleetwings," to the Aviation Metalsmith schoolis
-"' ;. and physical training cause of disciplinary action. class (Officer's steward, second I and Bandmaster Robert French's30plece from Syracuse, N. Y., and Mrs.
;:'it\ drawing band of the Na- Mitchell, a Navy nurse at the time
plus pre-medical and pre-dental ":2!.j class), St 2c. 3; Cook, second classOfficer' military .
'I i ( cook, second class), val Air Technical Training Cen- of her marriage comes from St.
studies will be covered according Walter 6. Hehr Jr. Weds
1': I Paul Minn.
Ck2c, 3. ter. A large number of entertainers ,
selected. Chemistryand
to the course will be sub- Miss Janet Kause Stewards third class (Officer's also will appear on this pro Lieut (jg) Clifford Chappell of
foreign language
stituted for English and history Walter O. Hehr, Jr., AMM2c. of steward third class), St3c, 4; cook, gram. the Naval Hospital was best man
for men in pre-medical and pre- Cleveland, Ohio, and Miss Janet third class (Officer's cook, third I. WMBR-This program will come and his wife, Mrs. Marye Chappellwas
\ dental courses Krause, also of Cleveland were class), Ck2c, 4; steward's mate, ', directly from the weekly jamboree matron of honor.
) _' Participate In Sports united in marriage in All Saints' first class (mess attendant, first held at the Main Station audito A musical background was fur-

" Provided it does not interfere Chapel at the Naval Air Station class), StMlc 5; steward's mate I rium. The main feature will be I II nished by Jess Gassoway Aviation

With the assigned courses, men on March 29. Witnesses were Mr. second class (mess attendant, second I Balbo's orchestra but the series Radioman 3c who sang, "0 Promise -
rAay elect other subjects beside and Mrs. Vincent R. Smith. The class), Stm2c 6; and steward's will be augumented by the services I Me" and "Ah Sweet Mystery

<, too*. prescribed under Navy train- ceremony was performed by Chap- mate, third class (mess attendant f of various entertainers' who' of Life" He was assisted at'tJMorpn

!!IIt .4 ,.+ ing. Where .men have already lain Albert J. Clements, USNR. third class), Stm3e, 7. I visit the jamboree. i by Frank Marstellar.

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r : CommandoTraininIn fl,,1 Victory Gardens Don't Let Your Gal Wear Your Gear! Commandant Gives

'. Gain In Interest

Seaman Guard Spring Is here--the time for t'r.-: .
things to start growing. Ordn- r ,t<:;< Navy Air AwardsTo

ance and Gunnery particularly

Athletic Program hopes tory Garden.this applied to their Vic- F f fI I 1 2 Officers ., '.

to createa
Granted permission

: Lieut.. Gantenbein And Victory Garden in the Range i

t Patrick Head and Magazine areas, a few ag- Lieuts. Malmstrom And -
1 1 minded chiefs and
Muscle Building Course petty riculturally officers are farming two Kenton Are Cited For

Under the direction of Lieut. 100 by 75 ft. plots. Action Against EnemyTwo
It Is expected that the few
Hilton Gantenbein physical train- in tending instructors with the Air
hours these men spend
Ing director John Patrick boxing I Operational Training: Command
will bring eventual -
tho garden;
and Chief G.
coach Specialist
reward in the form of an here received Navy awards this
Miller, coordinator of athletics, adequate supply of vegetables week from Captain S. Jl Michael

the Seaman Guard personnel Undergoes for their tables this summer s\b$u 1 commandant of the Naval Air Station
daily instructions neare -
for heroism in air combat
ly all types of athletics. Softball, 4 against the enemy.

boxing wrestling, hand-to-hand
horseshoe Navy BirthsAt The men honored were Lieut.
combat, swimming pitching -
Carl R. Malmstrom, 29. USNR of
military track and dashes 1 t 1
Vincent's Hospital, Jacksonville j Iron Mountain Mich., and Lieut.
over a very tough obstacle course, St. L:1 i
all tend to keep the guards in ex(- :; : (Jg) Roland H. I\enton. 24. USNR
cellent'physical trim.Baseball. Dr. and Mn. Jn< k Warren a Ion. : of New York City.I .
Rodger Lieut. Allen.and Mm.:Monday Harold H Van- $ Lieutenant Malmstrom. son of .

Monday. March II I Reverend and Mrs. Emil M. Malm-
Gorder.; a son.
Baseball coach Lt. (Jg) D. Cross LIeut. and Mn. Herman Krol. a ) .' \_. g strom of 206 Iron Mountain St.,
: says that the Seaman Guard base- son Thomas Barrett Tuesday: t Iron Mountain received the AirI
ball team seems to be shaping up; March 23.Lltut. .
and Mrs Julius P. Pamrovr I Medal for stroming and silencing
as a worthy candidate for the stalion's Tuesday .
? son. Paul Arthur, i'- a hostile shore battery while piloting
inter patrmental baseball March 23.Aviation. '
in the recent
Machinist's Mate and a Navy plane
league, featuring good catchingand '
Mrs. Clarence Thornton a son : i North African campaign.
pitching a strong infield anda Charles Dale. Thursday, March 25 ? I
good outfield. The team per- Aviation I Machinist's I Mat andMrs. I i ,, yThis I The citation read: "A U. S. Naval -
formed well against the strong Charles W. Baeumel], a daughter 1: sessel was being bombarded by

Marine Guard team last Sunday. Lieut. Eva and Catherine Mrs Lewis Friday H.March Hodman 26, I, a well-concealed shore battery.

March 21 out in front 4 to Lewis Friday. March Lieut. Malmstrom armed only with
being a son, Thomas
1 when the rain halted the game 28.. picture Illustrates what may happen to your best girl If you lei: depth charges observed the location -

In the sixth inning. N. A. Bunn, Seaman and Mrs Walter Lee Morris her wear your dress juniper or any other official Navy clothing: that t: I of the battery and fearlessly

catcher hit a home run to be March, a son 16. James Arthur Tuesday. belongs to you Lieut. II. R. Osborn Shore Patrol officer has warned I :i sept his plane into a dive-bombing

the big in the day's attack Mr. and Mrs Fred Cord n Hobbs. enlisted men to stop such practices, since' they are against Xa\al I I attack, scoring a hit. The

/' Bunn R.gun B. Horton Eddie Lyons, a son :Fred Ronald, Tuesday, regulations. Loin Marchand a civil service worker on the station who, I I gallant action, In which a hostile

C. B. Castles, Jr., Jr. R. Follow March Aviation Ilk Machinist's Mate and kindly posed for thli picture, Is shown above being "questioned" by battery was silenced and the am-

C. E. Phillips, W. A. Lloyd W. E. Mrs :Freddie Julius Weeks. a son.Itf Patrolmen William F. Dougherty (left) and David hanky (right). munition set afire contributed im-
Tuesday March 18. -- --- ----
Earless, and R. F. Coty appear to Seaman c h ar d Allen and Mrs. II 1'ih-D: De I I mensely to the success of the mission :, -

be the most polished performers. cubellls. a daughter. Carmen Jean Movies and reflects great credit on
Wednesday, March IT. NATTC Marine Finds ;.Station the Naval Service."
Boxing Yeoman and Mrs Joseph Duvall

Ensign John Patrick's Seaman a daughter Linda Marie Thursday rll 1 "direful Soft .hollld. Lieut. Malmstrom, a graduateof
\l -
March 18.Ensign. Brolfier in Army ... .. Hamllne University won his
of .
Guard boxing team composed and Mrs. George FrederIck Virginia llrnre, ** Fleldi i
"(ilrl Trouble." Don Amerhe, JoanBeanett wings at Pensacola In August
R. D. Medley, Joe Bency, W. E. Anderson a son Bruce Campbell -
I \ Thursday March 18. Ceell Field. 1940.
Connolly J. N. Gennuso T. P.
Aviation Metalsmtlh and Mrs. Marine Private Enoch Slaughter April s-o.nl. and !Shine" Jack Lieutenant Kenton won the Navy
Pay S. E. Starrick: and B. L Cecil Lee Sellers Cecil Lee 20, of the Naval Air Technical Oakle, TJada Darnell George M.r- Cross for his superb and heroic
Beckett has established itself as Jr.. Thursday, 'a ehlor had unusual phr. Mala Stations "Ma at
Center an
one of the best boxing team Radioman and Mrs. Walter Roberts Training large," Marjorie Weaver, Cecil air-fighting during the Solomon
a son Walter Mac Friday reunion in Monroe La., recently Field fcfilrl Tronhle." Lee Field Islands campaign. He was cited
on the main side. It has smashed March 19.USO. when he met his brother Private Small Town Deb" Jane Withers.Cadet for his "grim tenacity and superb
out one-aided wins over .such strong g Urnlmeiit.
) 24 of the U. S.
James Slaughter, flying skill in home
teams u the A. &: R. and Cooks first time. April n-""." at large" Lee pressing con-
Army .for the Field| Stiiull Ton Deb" feell tinued attacks on the Japanese
-- and Bakers teams Ashore
The "lost" brother in the story Field forces and destroying three enemy

Softball Is James who wasn't discovereduntil April -I.ouUUaa Perchase" patrol planes. After downing the

Chief W. G. Miller informs us A Calendar of ActivitiesAt last Christmas. It seems that Bob"Small! Hope Town, 7.orlim.n....*"Main* Lee SlatlAni Fleldtnie three enemy ships, he continuedin

that the Seaman Guard Softball USO Centers In another fellow soldier at Keesler. and Salae," Cecil Field persistent strafing and raids

Team has been working out for Field Miss., noticed April 3-"Uu..ea hoar" RlehardTravU enemy fuel and ammunition dumps

several days now, but It is yet too Jacksonville ,- Slaughter1 Julia IlUhop, )(al. Sta- stores, motor vehicles buildingsand
early to say much about It. Red name on his coveralls tloal "'',ovl.lana ..nr"......" C.d.tUeahne. two islandsin
.', "The Hard V'ay" Ida personnel on key !
Warwick Jack Poe James Crowe,, Y. M. C. A., 311 \V. Dural Phase f and inquired l.vplao. DeaaU M orl;... Cecil the Solomons area He contributed -
Orville Bartigis John Homing,, S-39TT: Thursday, record request "Got any Fleldi -nUe sad SkUe." Lee Field materially to the reductionand
and chess
Friday bridge
James Hess seem to be the best night night; at 200; Saturday dancing folks in Monroe, April -".\. Haantlajr W'* Will occupation of these islands."
prospects for the team. class at 1700 and formal dance at La.?" C..." Laurel Jt llardr. Main! !..ta.tloal .
"The. Hard War. Lee Fleldi Lieut. Kenton who -graduated
010; Sunday, home hospital. 1115 i This set James
BowlingThe classical records hour 1400 feature to thinking. He I.OHlnUna PurrNa," ('..11 .'1.1.. from the University of Southern
movie 1410 and sketching class April T-"Moon Over 'fer Shoulder
Yard Department Bowling California with an AB degree in
1510 Monday. house: Tuesday r '.1. had never seen ." Mada Berl. John Salton,
Team composed of Maynard Lindas games night: Wednesday open "Hour of, st his dad. Ills Main Station ",i Haunting We 1940! Is the son of Mr. and Mrs.

team captain Johnny Schultz, Music" thirty minutes broadcast mother died six WlilIn"Cadet. Heglmenit"ltas.es Max: Kenton of 1500 Riverside
Johnny O'Donnell "Pop" Kucera, WPDQ. 2015. II oa r,' (...It Fields "'..."'Ia.. Drive New York City. lie received -
months after he '*
.V. C. C. 8. Church mmi. Xevraan Purchase, Lee Field.
"Dusty" Greene and Joe Hennlken, Phase 5-if ;-Thursday, Informaldanee r III' was born at Fort ems, his wings at the Miami
now stands fifth in the league. 2600 Friday feature movie, I Necessity, La.. I Naval Air Station In August 1941.
Johnny Schultz. one of the better mo, and 2000; Saturday. WAACSdrill. -
1000, Dancing lessons, 1680. and his grandE. -
C. P. O.s Name Clark
bowlers on the team personifies group singing, 1900, and formal 1 Slaughter mother, who lived -

consistency itself; Schultz recently dance 2030; Sunday voice recording, I at Mangum La., took care of Shoe Coupons IssuedTo
muslo hour 1500) Entertainment
rolled throe consecutive gamesof 1400 friendly him. HeadChief
group sing I and games 1(00 Novena
164. at I. C. church 1700, buffet supper. I Father Slaughter went away and NAS PersonnelNo
"Pop" Kucera la rapidly develop- 1800 stage show, 1900. informal shortly after his grandmother Mrs. Petty Officer W. S. Clark i
dance, 2000 Monday group singing, AMM attached to the NATTC
ing Into one of the best bowlers on
Isabelle Thurman, moved to New Naval officer enlisted
1910 and voice recording at 2000, bomb or man
sight school elected
the station. His average has Tuesday party night, 2000: Wednesday Orleans. James lived with her un- was or woman Is going to go barefooted
climbed from 155 to 175 In the ping pong tournament, 2030.WAAC3 til he entered the Army, Oct. 31 chairman of the entertainment because of footwear ration.
& WAVES swimming, 1400- committee at the March ..meeting
last three weeks.
2000 pool tournament, 2000. I 1942. of ing Commander F. H. Gage, officer .
the Chief
Officer's club.
In last week's play, Maynard I J. \\'. U., 311 >\". Unval Phone ; James' soldier friend spent the Petty in charge of the Yard Office
"Fat-boy" Llnd rolled a high game 3-1384-Thursday, open house; Friday holidays in Monroe and took along Fifty-six members who attended promised 'yesterday. Certificates
of 211, which is a lot of maple I open house; Saturday dance- I with their wives and guests were ,
temple or center (call) : Sunday with him this simple note scribbledby i treated to a shrimp dinner and authorizing the purchase of needed
With Johnny "Ace" O'Donnell I table tennis tour, 1000-1200 home James: "James L. Slaughter, I I shoes are available at his office.
rapidly regaining his form as the hospitality l classical records hour, son of Dovey Thurman entertainment. It is reported that
best bowler on the station and 1400, feature movie, 1430, sketchingclass please two hundred and fifty pounds of< Service personnel must be In a
1530 buffet supper-temple or contact me at once. I position however, to actual
shrimp "slid down the ways" In prove
ably supported! by Ltnd Schultz renter (call); Monday, open house; On Christmas Day the following need before certificates will be is-
the course of the evening.
Kucera. Greene and Hennlken, the Tuesday open house; Wednesday, cheery telegram arrived In : I
Lard Department's team should get-together at YMHA. 3rd & Silver camp Other business of the evening sued. In some cases applications
streets 1910.Y. "Have Just learned of your where- Included amendments to the rules I for two pairs of shoes may be
now be able to battle the league "'. C. A. 311 "'. naval Phone abouts. Very happy. Please writeor Justified, but .
a for certificate -
and request
by-laws of the club which
leaders to a standstilL -1S 1-Thursday bowling r, 1030; call collect at once. J. C.
book review, luncheon 1100, bingo were accepted as read. Officers of authorizing the purchase'! of
*ell-MMMBMHn 2000. 1284 Cumberland Road; Friday Slaughter. the club present were: President three pairs or more will be viewed
Community Dance 2030, Cumberland To which Private Slaughter Joyfully John with suspicion.
R. Mundy CPhM. Main Sta-
Hold Dinner Party Road; Saturday, MarriedCouples replied: "Dear Dad: You'vefound Rationing order No. 17 of the
Dance, 2030; Sunday camera tion Dispensary; Vice President P. .
clUbS 1400 music hour 1400 art yourself a son. M. Malone ACMM Assembly and Office of Price Administration restricting -

For 4 OfficersFour class square dance, movies 30.Z00 Cumberlandroad ; Monday, The clogged telephone wires dur- Repair; Treasurer T. A. Davis, the sale of footwear became -
ing the holidays made it Impossible
; Tuesday horseback riding CSK, Disbursing and Secretary effective February 8, and
Public Works officers, who 0930 home nursing 1000 hobby to get a call through for J. W. Lutzelma. CY Main Sta- I tanned purchases except on ration
were recently promoted to lieuten- workshop, :2030, Cumberland road; ; several days. But when the lines tion Personnel office. certificates. Navy owned stocks

ants, gave a dinner party for all Wednesday, knitting class, 1000 were clear and he was able to talk were exempted from the order and
hobby groups. 1400. game night, Regular monthly meetings are
the officers in their departmentand 2000, Cumberland road.S. to his dad, the Jubilant James held which members are urged to buying from Small stores and
their guests at the Officers' A.. 122 Fomrth. Phone 5-3030: found that in addition to gettinga attend. Enlisted from Ship's Service stores afloat
men eligible for
Club. Delicious venison steak adlirfi'e house, family t night, father for Christmas he also
:: ; Friday, open membership are Chiefs in the was not affected. Ship's Service
which Public Works had been saving house movies 2000; Saturday openhouse got a brother Enoch, who was in Navy and non-commissioned offi- stores ashore, however were made

for just such an occasion, was group singing; Sunday, do- the Marines at Jacksonville Fla., cers of the Marines of equal rat- subject to the order.
nuts and coffee, 0800 to
1200. gospelsinging
served. and married sister with two chil-
a Members Since subsisted personnel had no
of clubs
1(30, prayer minute 1700 ing. at outlying
The officers advanced by the recent church Invitations, 1700-1800 group dren.Needless fields are cordially Invited to attend ration books and in some instances
Alnav were Lieutenants Allen singing, 2000; Monday open house; to say It was the happiest : the dinners and make use of commuted personnel although
McDermlth Edward Cannon Jo- Tuesday open house Spanish class Christmas that James had
2000; Wednesday open house party the club facilities."iJJ. having ration books, were unableto
seph Armbrust and Harry Gray. ever experienced. Shortly after
night 2000 refreshments t8 !- supply actual needs a plan was
vgi m mm S. A.. Clay .! Adam, Phone 3-OCOI: his father visited him in camp Named set up by the Navy Department to
Thursday make record 2000 to Recruits
a But when James met brother |
Issue Its own certificates through
2200; Friday, party night. 2030 Saturday
Stephenson First To Report group singing KOO to; 1800-, Enoch and the rest of the family Swimming Winners the Bureau of Supplies and Ac-

14 formal games 2000 to 2300; Sunday two weeks ago in Monroe the first Eight winners have been namedin counts to the various Commandants

Seaman II. G. Stephenson, correspondent dunkers (club coffee and do- celebration was pale in comparison. swimming competition at the .
nuts 1000 to 1200 story by national
for the Personnel department story tellers league, 1100. vesper -tom recruit center. For .the fifty yard Commander Gage has been designated -

was the first correspondent service, 1500, sketching club, 1600; free' style events the first placeholders Custodian of Shoe Ration

to turn In news for Monday open house 1000; Tuesday Coats In .. ., axh; Edwinpolling
hobby night, 2000' ; Philatelist's club: Required Evening inl, ( P1) Certificates for this station. All
the first Issue of the JAX AIR snapshot contents; Wednesday full ,, platoon t02are Locke commissioned, warranted and en-

NEWS. General cooperation of length movie 2000. Naval officers are required to platoon 86, platoon listed personnel whether subsisted _' {

the type exhibited by Seaman jgt, wear coats in the Commissioned 87 Kenneth Cobb platoon SO, or commuted are eligible for certificates '

Stephenson will make the new The Navy trains mobile hospital Officers' Mess Including the Bar Charles Dlckert, platoon 91, Gar- for necessary purchases.

fetation paper the kind of publication units staffed<< by two doctors after 1630. Army officers who are nett Williams, platoon 02 Robert Application should be made either

of which: everyone can and four hospital corpsmen for guests are not' required to wear Brown, platoon 94 and Eugene through department heads ot com

be proud. d use in epidemics and emergencies.'I, coats, .. ., .., VIcAllster, platoon 05. manding officers ''

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'it 1943 JAX AIR NEWS or' I ev

O'Donnell Paces Air Station Nine i Will i Play

Sailor BowlersIn First Game In City LeagueWhen

* I '* : First Half the opening gun sounds in the Jacksonville city league April

11, the Naval Air Station baseball team will play; its first official gameof
the 1943 season, The Fliers will be aiming to continue their winning
Johnny O'Donnell, Yard depart- of last season when they compiled a record of 35 victories
ment, who ranks with the outstanding ways
t V against 13: defeats and one tie.
Service bowlers In the The team this year is being
nation had the distinction of lead-
coached Lieutenant Martin Mc-
'. ing the fast Station enlisted men's tells Story by
league up to the end of the first Esquire Donough, a worthy successor to

;x half of a 20-weeks season, which Of Comdr. Hamilton last year's leader, Lieut. George

,. f e ended in mid-March. His average 'Earnshaw. Unlike his predecessor

for 27 games was 185.: Th life story of Commander T. Lieut. McDonough did not star in

The sturdy Yard department an- S. (Tom) Hamilton, who is in
chor man paced a field of forty- major league baseball, but might
a SS, ;a. seven keglers representing eight charge of the aviation physical have, had it not been for an in-

w' teams. Pressing him for top honors training program for the Navy's jury. At Colgate university M

f 3. d however, were Paul Moore, A I officers, cadets and enlisted men, was a star second baseman con-

tai and R Instrument shop, who had is told this month in Esquire mag- stantly sought by major league
jk 183 and Johnny Paul, Personnel of-
fice, who had 182. Moore and Paul, azine. Gone
; u 'X 4? former A.B.C. bowlers were early The author, Robert E. Hooey, Nineteen Players;

leaders, but O'Donnell has been sports editor of the Columbus, From the powerhouse 1942 squad

the pacemaker for the past six Ohio Dispatch in speaking of home of 25: players, only six return this
weeks. The remainder have been
Hamilton in year.
towner Comdr. says
A.D.C. Honors O'Donnell
I from the station.
His pin-smashing delivery, which part, "The Navy needed a reser-
f has been an eye-opener; for many voir of prospective fliers each Standouts in the group were Walter

of,the other Sailor-keglers, brought with a hardened body and nervesof Shinn and Charley Jones, out-
national recognition from the first base Bob
fielders, Joe Leahy, ,
steel men who could takeIt
American Bowling Congress. Petersen, catcher and Anso Belardinelll -
Among Service bowlers every- arid Tom Hamilton was desig-

where, he took second place for nated the man to set up the organization Johnny Liggon, Red Fur-

r high three game honors with 679 ." low, Jim McGrory and Earnshaw
and fourth place for high indi- pitchers.
vidual game with 266. Hardest hit department on the
In team standings, Personnel office NATTC Names Eight club has been the pitching staff.

Kivs" whose 1029 high team game Whether Lieut. McDonough is able
won them first place in the A.B.C. Champion BoxersEight to find replacements for Belardin-
records for service teams, dominated elli, Liggon and McGrory who wona
throughout. A and R Instru- five sailors total of 20 games among then
ment Shop, Barracks G, Yard Department champions, will furnish in large part the answer
I VM unit A and R department and three marines, were
to the strength of this year's
title holders In the finals of the
and Naval
Dispensary team.
Naval Air Technical Training Center' -
Air' Technical Training Center, The two most promising prosepects
finished the first ten weeks playin spectacular boxing Phil Miller
Johnny O'Donnell Yard Department's ace, bowled his way to a 185 the order named. which ended last Sunday night. are southpaw ,
who starred for the Patterson, If
and the indlyldual lead in the enlisted men's league at the Witnessed by a rabid crowd of
average The final half of season play hander
J., Red Sox and right Quint
nut of the first half of the season which ended in mid March will take the teams well into May 3000 fight fans who packed the I Nelson, one time Pensacola Air
to the rafters
--- auditorium ,
-- -
and should produce more action, I Station pitcher These two hurt
thrill and real Interest for the bouts were hotly contested, and

Sailors who will be out to upset provided Marine and Navy person-
previous record makers. nel with all the thrills of big time
KIHST HALF AVEHAGKS.Name boxing. An additional 300 people
Tram AC. were unable to attend as every ,
J. J. O.Donn.ll..Yard Dept 185 seat was taken.
P. Moore..A&R: Instr. shop 183
Paul ...............................Personnel 182 Five SaIlors Win
Berke .............................Penonnel ITS Results of the fights were Sailor .
vw' Hupka..................A&U Intr. shop 170 Mike Kelley, Watertown, Mass.,,
Oonyea..y t Unit 170
Campbell........................A&R Dept. 170 declsloned Sailor Jim Macione,
Lutxelman Personnel 169 Hartford, Conn., bantamweight,
M 1 Kovalyk..A&R dept U 7 Mo.
Sailor Rod Licking
It. Moore............A&K Jnstr. shop! 168 n rs.
Roberts...........................Yard dept. 16$ decisioned Sailor Gwinn Bailey.
Thorne ............................Personnel 162 Roanoke, Va., featherweight; Ma-
Schultz............................Yard dept. Ill rine Hector Gaberlle, Puerto Rico,
Y2c Strother........................Barrack: a 161
BY EDMUND WALSH, Bechem....?...._?....._....Barracks O 160Ueaioner decisioned Sailor Pat Pattinson, .
......................N.A.T.T.C. 157 Philadelphia, lightweight: Sailor
The deeire to fly U. S. Navy warplanes is a magnet which Holll ...Instr..Penonnel shop 154 154Donobue..A&R Eddie Lulli, Wilmington, Del., decisioned

has drawn several hundred enJisted'men from the Air Station Silverman..Barracks: G 154 Marine Jerry Watson, Pa- f
with liertollnl.........................AAR: dept. 154 ducah, Ky., heavyweight; Sailor
since last fall when the Navy made it possible for men VanFoasen .....................N.A.T.T.C. 153 Doerwald Patterson, N J.
their "Wings of Gold." Station Berry.................._..........Yard dept. 153 Billy ,
high school diplomas to earn Clemento ?.....................N.A.T.T.C. 152 won by forfeit over Sailor Harry
athletic teams have contributed their share with'six outstanding McCord.........._....?__....A&K dept. 151 Jetter, New York City, welter
Thompson ..... .. .... 151Ccerwlnskl
.P lwen weight.
athletes.End :::: :: :: dept r. 149 F
13rlekel..A&R:..::::::: --Instr. shop) 14SIsaacs Marine Troy Bohannon, Orlando '

Hill Chlpley and Center Leahy; Boston university base- ............................Barracks 0 149 decisioned Sailor Al Constan- ,.; f, ,
All three had ben Potfay...................\&I1 Jnstr. shop 148 Del. IJ'
ball tar. tine Wilmington, light heavyweight
Jim ltobln$on, star of the Clem- Hornback........................Yard dept. 145reene -<<:v
Mon, Pensacola And Duke >'lctorleti I mainstays; of Flier athletic (J ..................................VM unit 145 ; Sailor Irish Kilday, Boston, J ,.{
; Fullback OHn Cooksey and teams. Zehe............:.........................VM unit 144 : decisioned Marine Freddie Marchu, !
Guard Sammy Samuelson, both One additional sports luminarywho .rallman..N.A..r.. O.Donnell..Barracks T.e Q. 143 144J. Johnstown, Pa., junior welter- UIUT MCDONOUGH
Hteady performers, will be missed will be missed this spring and Clulewlcz..A& dept. 149 II weight; Marine Howard Brodt,

this fall but they will bo carryIng summer is Lieutenant George Ste rlln i g............................Y.A.T.T.t. 141 Utica, N Y., decisioned Sailor ers along with Johnny O'DonneH,

the ball In a more Importantgame. Earnshaw, also transferred to sea Mnd Rodgere'M....... .........................Yard dept.unit 138 137 Louis Stoy Holyrood, Kansas, mid the only Hinge back from last
If all tour learn to fly i duty. With Lieut. Comdr. Edgar larnlan..Y. 1 unit 137 dleweight. year, will very likely have to carry,
football the I Suratt and Lt. (jg) Donald Cross,, Troyana. ..._ ...Dispensary 1STUrant Commander R. D. Higgins, com- the bulk of the pitching duties
as well as they play Yard he the station ........._..:::::::::::::.:Barracks O ISflOodagrer officer of the Training unless several new candidates turn
Axis will have still more head I Department gave _.._. ...._Dispensary 133 manding "
aches. a crack baseball team. Chappell _.__???_.....N.A.T.T.C. 132 Center, presented the winners up in a hurry.
Bob Petersen regular catcher of In this, the second wartime Oreen........._?.?.?......?.Yard dept. 131 with Individual trophies, each one Veteran Will Help
at Jacksonville J I arty......._...........................VM unit 125 Orders
last year's baseball team, would bea baseball Reason! Bloom .........._..............Dispensary 121Simon. receiving a golden glove. Of the six players who are back,
sure bet to help out the Flier the Fliers will be piloted by .......?.........A&R: Instr. shop 122 for photographers were also three are infielders, Dave Hanley,
baseball club this season but if Lieutenant<< Martin McDonough, MM B M B jlbj VBMMWMMB I awarded the winners and runnersup. third base, Don Cross, second base

he does any playing at all It will former Colgate university star 5 Softball Diamonds and Joe Walsh, shortstop, one an
be for the St. Mary's: (Cat tornla) who wan once headed for the -Vjil- outfielder, Owen Reeves, one a

Pre-flight school. Petersen's time- majors. Hampered by an injury, Ready For PlayFive Field-Boxers catcher, Pat Colgan and the final _,<
ly hitting won several games last however, he had to confine his ; Lee one a pitcher, O'Donnell. All are
season while the baseball team was playing; to fast minor league softball diamonds have al- experienced players and should be
establishing its fine record of 35 clubs. "Marty" Is a fine person- ready been completed and several Beat Coast GuardLee of definite value to the Navy nine.

victories, 13 defeats and one tie. ality and an excellent coach. more are under construction for The Fliers will play twice a
I, Tommy Tucker: one of the 1. WING TIPS Paul Moore,, the station softball league, it was Fields' talented boxing team week in the city league, Wednes..
first if not the first prominent now very much in the Navy, as his announced recently by Lieut. Gor- scored Its fifth victory in six starts days and Sundays. In addition
professional fighter, to enter an aviation machinist's mate,, don Clarke, officer in charge ot and its second consecutive triumphover they will schedule games with
flight training, grounds out the second class, working in the A. and Softball.Of the visiting St. Augustine whatever competition is available +
sextet. Tucker, third ranking R. instrument shop, tells some in- the five diamonds already Coast Guard team before a crowdof Games with Pensacola Camp
light-heavyweight in 1910, won a teresting stories about his hitchin built, two are located at Mason :300 people last week. Every Blanding, Lake City, Lee and Cecil
popular second round knockout the Army. "While at Fort Knox,, field and the other three in areas bout was close and indicated good Fields, the Inshore Patrol
\lctory over Army boxer Tommy Ky., I was sitting in the mess hall adjoining the VM hangar, Squad- selection In pairing the fighters. St. Augustine Coast Guard are the
Gomez In the Jacksonville ballpark one day," he relates, "when a ma- don T5 and the Main Dispensary. Results were: Weakly, CoastGuard most definite possibilities.
last summer, making up for jor walked in to inquire about the Diamonds Are Good won by decision from Wal- Until April 11 when the season
an earlier decision fight. chow. He studied what was on All diamonds are regulation softball lace, Lee Field: 126 pound class; begins, the team is working out
The prospective fliers represented the tables rather well and asked size with grass Infields and Dickey, Coast Guard won by decision MI Mason field each afternoon from .
four departments here, Cookseyand me how the chow was. I said 'just clay aprons. They have been built from Torsanko, Lee Field, TOO to 1900. Candidates coming ,
Tucker, Seaman Guard, Chip- fine, sir.' But what he didn't knowis by men waiting to begin recruittraining 132 pound class; Empy, Lee Field, out for the squad should report to '
ley, Athletic department, Petersen, that I was the cook in charge. or by others waiting to scored a TKO over Bryant, CoastGuard Lieutenant McDonough. V'
Disbursing, and Samuelson, Assem- Ray Terrell, who teamed with begin classes at the Naval Air' 135 pound class; Robertson -

bly and .Repair. Cooksey, Petersen George McAfee at the halfback Technical Training Center. Lee Field, knocked out Bush- ADVANCED TRAINING DRAWS
and Samuelson are now at St. spots on' the 1942 station football Seventeen teams, eight enlistedmen by. Coast Guard, 152 pound class; BOXERS FROM STATION
Mary's (California) pre-flight team is in the Marines Combat and nine officer, have already Szatkowski, Lee Field knockedout I
school while Chlpley, Robinson and Conditioning: program. He is stationed been accepted Into the league. The DuWane Judd, Coast Guard, Of the six well-known boxers .I
stationed at Jacksonville in
Tucker are at the North Carolina at the Naval Air Technical Bluejackets are represented by T5: 118 pound class; Taylor, Lee Field, May'3f :
1941 three have been transfer
pre-flight school. Training Center Memphis, Ordnance and Gunnery, Assemblyand scored a TKO over Schumate, 1
Among recent departures from Term. Congratulations are in Repair, VPB-2, Operations, Coast Guard, 138 pound class red from the Station and three are 1
still here. Frank Poreda
went to
and enlisted bow- Boathouse Seaman Guard and the *
the Station are three other flier- order to officer L '
athletes who have gone to the lers of this station"''who organizedtwo Naval Hospital. The officer teams BRAVES PLAYED HERE the west coast, Steve Beloise to
i\ fleet. They are Lieutenants, junior of the fastest Service bowl- are Dispensary!!! Operations!!!, Public Newport, R. L, and Tommy Tucker
i, grade, Walter Shlnn, U. of ing leagues in the nation. En- Works, T5, VP 31, Ornance and The Boston Braves, Atlanta lo the N. C. pre-flight school. Those '
Pennsylvania, football All Amer- sign Harry Sigel, who has been Gunnery, Supply department, Crackers, Birmingham Barons, stationed here are George Abrams
ican and Jersey Giant baseball working with Lieut Ted Nordykein N.A.T.T.C. and VPB-2. Baltimore Orioles and' RochesterRed and: Al Nettlow assigned to the
Clarence "TurfyThompeon the physical training programat Trophies for the winning teamsare Wings all played games with N.A.T.T.C. as boxing instructors
player, U. of Minnesota all-confer Cecil :Field, has returned to on display In Ships Service the Naval Air Station baseball and Cal Cagnl, now on permanent

cues football flash and Joseph main station at Main Station. team last spring. shore patrol.




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Page Eight JAX AIR' NEWS; April I I. 1943

4:: First-- Issue Of Having Wonderful Time In Recreational Events- WAVES Perform ;I

w Air News Rolls Their New Jobs

Off The Press In "Navy Way" !

, Official Jacksonville Naval Q rt In Addition To Military .:

Duties They Are GoodWill
Air Station Paper Takes A

1 Bow; Reporters Appointed Ambassadors
Although members of the
t The JAX AIR NEWS, first of- WAVES, 'the Navy's feminine
.f tidal station newspaper to be < branch of the armed service, have l
published by the Jacksonville been at the Jacksonville Naval I
Naval Air Station, makes its 3 f Station only a short time, they' are

t Initial appearance today. """" ,_ -- -v ,,- performing their jobs in the best I
; ....
A non-profit weekly published traditions of the naval service.. .
exclusively for Naval personnel of Seven fun-loving sailors had a 1944 style of "OF costumes for WAVES will take over poaU
the Jacksonville area, it replaces; wonderful time entertaining thousands would-be ballarians, are (left to now manned by able-bodied men
the Jax Flyer, which has been of others at the second of right) : Richard Kinney, AS; Jim within the continental United
operating as a private venture for the new series of Victory Smokers Donnell, Sk2c; Hal Abbot, Sa2c; States, enabling these men to go
more than a year. being held at Mason Field each Howard Phillips, AS; Tex Mance, on active duty at sea. They will
F The new paper is being published Thursday evening As the'photo at Sea2c; and Bernie Abramson, not effect the status of civilian .
by the Public Relations Of the left shows it's a dead give- PhoZc. The photo at the right s?; employees in any way.
nee: and is being printed by the way by the expression on their was taken at the Snip's Dance a First contingent of WAVE of- ..
i ).f. O. Lewis Printing Company,, faces that they got a "kick" out few nights later In the Main Sta ficers arrived at the Jacksonville
125: Stockton street. of their own performance. Billy tion Auditorium as !Mike CIchon, Naval Station the latter part of
Besides covering activities of the Read, Y2c, who served as masterof SC3c, and his companion, Juanlta *' December after indoctrination at .
AIR NEWS ceremonies, is shown leadingthe (she wouldn't give her last name), .. Smith College and Holyoke. Since
:Main: Station, the JAX
"Jacksonville Rockettes" In were swinging out to the music of .
Naval Air Technical the dance was a success. Next that time the number has increased
Training serves the Center, the Naval Air their high-stepping dance. The Buddy Balbo and his Bluejacketsband. week there will be more girls, more steadily. One group of of.

Gunners School at Yellow Water,, others pictured, dressed In the The music was good and music, more fun. ficers has been sent to another

Auxiliary Lee and Cecil Naval Air base in Florida for the purpose of

Stations, the Mayport Section lax Ensign Becomes setting up a WAVE organizationthere.
Machine Gun
4-Point Recreation Winged .
p. Base and all other naval activitiesin
Father Of TripletsCommunications ; Provide EntertainmentIn
the Jacksonville area.
To facilitate a policy of wide Program Gets Started Air Gunners' InsigniaA addition to performing military
activities in officers al- functions the WAVES are
coverage of Naval Continued from pare one
the Jacksonville area, a numberof entertainment plan. Lieut.: Comdr. ways find out first about everything winged machine gun as sleeve also serving as a goodwill organ
and Important that's going to insignia of the Air Gunner has ization. Several of them have already -
news reporters Lawrence E. Haskel, athletic
happen.But been approved by the Secretaryof appeared on programs of
ents have been correspond-I widen-
in promises a
fleer charge,
heads. Ensign S. A. Kimble, a the Navy and may now be worn various types in Jacksonville and
partment of opportunities
trig circle sport communications officer at the the enter-
three NAOTCAir
of the provided
thus far by graduates only
named :
Those Hand ball, soft ball, tennis, golf
Lieut. Randall Weeks, Naval. Jacksonville Naval Air Station, Gunner's Schools after they tainment at a Kiwanis luncheonIn
1. and in addition to required
Air Technical Training Center and instruction boxing In hand tp hand com- has learned that It's not so easyto have demonstrated their fitness for the Gateway City. Others presented .
Detachment. decode messages from one flight duty. musical numbers at a re
Marine Aviation will feature the
bat and swimming
Donald Cross, Mr. Stork. Ensign Klmble has The new insignia will be worn cent meeting of the American Legion -
2. Lieut. (Jg) for the
Yard department. physical months.training program finally realized, however, that midway between the shoulder and Auxiliary in Jacksonville, and

3. Lieut. (Jg) R. E. Shelton,. summer"One of our aims In the monthsto he didn't receive three copies of the elbow of the left sleeve by in various entertainment programson
the message from St. Vincent's men of the seaman branch, the the station.Dramatic .
Athletic department. Lieut. Comdr. Haskel
James M. Harmon, come, hospital. No. J<'orIrs.. Kimble amendment to uniform regulationsstates. talent is plentiful
4. Corporal men
to as
said, "is provide many on March 15-(Income tax dead- Men qualifying from all among the WAVES based here. A

Marine 5. Seaman Barracks.H. G. Stephenson, I' as want the competition.opportunity" to engagein line day, remember) becamethe other branches will wear it on the choir has been organized under

Personnel office. sports Latest Movies Planned mother of triplets. right sleeve.Graduates. the direction of Nanette Choate of

6. Lieut. F. A. Chilson, Lee The determined drive by Comdr. The mother, the former Miss of the Naval Air Charlotte N. C.
Dorothy Klnkald of Seattle, Gunner's School at Yellow Water Health of the WAVES is just as
field. Edward W. Mahan, welfare officer
.. 7. Chaplain Frantz, U. S. Naval to the latest movies Washington, and the little girls may wear It after demonstratingtheir vital in their part of the national
secure fitness for flight duty while defense is that of the
hospital. for the station theatre is already Patricia Louise, Carol Ann setup as
8. Lieut. J. D. Frost, Jr., Re- achieving results. It is believed and Mary Katherlne-are all reported undergoing Aircrewman's training men, and recreation programs have
cruit Center. that more recent pictures will be "doing well." or after demonstrating their fit- been aranged to guarantee them
9. Lieut. (jg) F. B. :McDonald, shown In the near future to round' Ensign JUmble Is a native ofMulvane i ness in actual flight operations as relaxation: exercise and entertain
Jr., and Ensign G. A. Van Sickle, the expanded recreational pro- Kansas. a member of an aircraft operating ment. An organized recreation
Communications department. up '= unit, to the satisfaction of the program boosted by several hundred
Katherine Rahl, gram. I commanding officer of the unit. dollars worth of equipment,
10. Ensign J. Michael
S. comman-
Captain Passover Liberty Granted I II Any man who has not demonstrated only recently went into operationat
WAVE Regiment dant, spoke briefly at the first
11. Lieut. W. I. Tenzer, Public "Victory smoker" on March 18. He I Jewish personnel of NAS, Jack- his fitness for actual flying this base.
Works department. all the Bluejacket sonville will be granted suitable I duties, regardless of his ground Refuse Libert
12. Lieut. (Jg) Calhoun Culp, entertainers complimented on their talent, the liberty to celebrate the Passover training, Is ineligible for the new A recreation hall has been made

Aviation Training. audience for its patronage, and Seder services, known as the Feastof insignia. available to the WAVES and is

13. Chief H. W. Maibohn, Skeet Public Works for its speedy erec- Unleaven Bread, Monday, April open each evening with facilities

Range, Ordnance and Gunnery. tion cf the stage, boxing ring and 19, and Tuesday, April 20, in Jack Shore Patrol Moves available for various kinds of
G 14. A. J. Zimmerman, CCS, lighting in the short time allotedto sonville, it has been announced. ) games, dancing, and bridge. Also
Supply department. them. Men desiring Unleaven Bread or The Shore Patrol has moved to the Recreation Defense Council of

15. Lieut. M. E. Benson Naval Billy Reed, former Broadway entertainer Passover prayer books may con- Building 39 but has the same phone Jacksonville has granted them the
Air Gunners School and Cecil and producer, Hal Abbott, tact the chaplain's office or applyat number, 679. The Shore Patrol is use of various athletic facilities in
Field. who has toured the entire countryas the Jewish Welfare Board, 311 soon to have a nice new home in the city.
downtown Jacksonville, we hear. Conscientious, siuieie, and determined
West Duval street.
The JAX AIR NEWS staff not a song and dance man, and I
nw-riC rely largely on its re- Buddy Balbo and his Bluejacketshave to play an important partin
of the United
also will appeared at the past smok the war program
for material, but
on all Naval personnel in ers. A chorus composed of WAVES JUST A REMINDER States,the these WAVES women"are who so sincerein have
vicinity to help make the and Sailors has been providing the joined
their work that they even refuse
finale with a melody of stir-
a success by contributing grand '
to take time off from their
items as well as photographs ring patriotic songs. Chaplain afternoon
when granted
work they are
suggestions for cartoons. If Jack Lewis is in charge of these' "
liberty, according to comments
know of anything about Navy "Victory Smokers.
of some of their officers.
interesting enough to be pub
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don't hesitate to write JAX -

NEWS, Room 221, Adminis- Red Cross Campaign
W. S. Barr
Ex- Chaplain
Annex or telephone
8542. The deadline for all Ends Up With Bang

copy is Tuesday noon the Ordered To SeaLieut. The war fund campaign by the

of publication and Wednes- C fyjyr AmMdcan; Red Cross appropriatelyended
morning for Important spot o ( with "bang" last night
W. S. Barr, popular chaplain -
at the Naval Air Technical use as the subscriptions by officers,

Training Center, has been orderedto enlisted men and civilians reached

Recreation report for sea duty a yet unannounced but anticipated
WAVES' He recently was promoted to record-breaking total.
Lieutenant, having been commissioned The Main Station Power Plant .I
House'The .
Hall Has 'Open .
a Lieutenant (jg) at Nashville reported one hundred percent enrollment

i Tenn., June 1, 1942. at the beginning of the
WAVES of Ship's Company After receiving his commission, March drive for war relief funds.
"Open House" in their new This equalled the plant'
Lieut. Barr attended chaplain's response
Recreation: hall Tuesday night school in Norfolk, Va., prior to enrollment for War Bond subscriptions
23, with the assistance of being transferred to the Training of several months ago.
five-piece section from Balbo'sBluejacket Center in August, 1942. The Naval Air Technical Training -

band. He graduated from Vanderbilt Command was still punching
WAVES and their guests who University with an A.B. degree in & 4 IIY the: cash register keys when the

packed the hall for games and 1938, and then entered the Union drive closed. Checks and cash addressed
dancing were greeted by Muriel Theological Seminary in New York ,,, to the Field Director were
Stanley, RM3c, Emily Dunnlgan, City, graduating with a BD. degree carried periodically to the Red
L B2c, and Violet Porter, SK3c, in 1911. Cross headquarters by an orderly

hostesses.The Lieut. Barr was pastor in the from' the training school.

Recreation hall, located in I Presbyterian church in Hermitage, The support given the drive by

Building 612 on Jason Street, is Tenn., following his graduationfrom the service men and civilian workers
a popular center of recreation in Union Theological Seminary ft on the station was regarded
the WAVES area. Recently openedfor A brother, Frank, is an ensignin as showing their realization of the
use, the hall is comfortably the Navy and is attending a valuable services the Red Cross
furnished and completely equipped. submarine training school at chapter; affords this station

Miami, while a younger brother, i1l --.....-.
= Byrd, Is in the Naval Reserve at I Taxis( In Daytona
the University of Alabama.
Return Coke Bottles -gi Naval personnel visiting Daytona
Beach would aid in solving the .
All hands have Officer been not directed to throw by Careful Of Colds transportation problem U they .
the Executive
went to the taxi terminals on the -
head colds should
bas- Personnel with
bottles in wastepaper
empty ;
beach aide and mainland to take .
kets. All empty bottles should be not use any of the swimming poolson
instead of the
flagging one on
left either on the deck or returnedto the elation. To do so may.result
street Taxicabs in Daytona cannot
the rack near the vending machines in ear and sinus infections. Instead within
they should report to the pick up passengers
otuused.from they were pur- dispensary for treatment. three blocks of either terminal.

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